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Stories from Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Ready for the game (11/30/05)
Resurfacing of the tennis court at the Manila City Park is one of several improvement projects at the park. Manila Council members, Mayor Clifford Veach, and the Park Committee have worked together and looked at the overall use of the park for the betterment of the entire community...
Monette reunion draws crowd (11/30/05)
Hundreds of former Monette High School classmates attended the all-classes school reunion Saturday, Nov. 26, held at BIC West Elementary. Buffalo Island Central FBLA members started the formal reunion registration at 10 a.m. as classmates lined up in front of the building to sign in. ...
Manila Council considers weather alert systems (11/30/05)
Manila City Council members worked through a lengthy agenda Monday night at the November meeting. The first item on the list was storm detectors. Mayor Clifford Veach and council members have discussed previously adding sirens or weather radios to help warn citizens during tornado watches and warnings. Veach introduced David Lendennie, Mississippi County coordinator for the Office of Emergency Management...
Manila Senior Lions fall to Viola (11/30/05)
The Manila senior boys and girls basketball teams traveled to Viola on Tuesday before starting their Thanksgiving break. The Lady Lions were defeated 54-32. Rachel Cheadle was the only Manila player in double figures with 11. Other Lady Lions scoring included Michelle Daniel 9, Kari Ramirez 6, and two each by Katie Veach, Roccio Bedolla and Myra Earnest...
EPC, Manila, capture top seeds in Gerald Jennings Holiday Tournament (11/30/05)
The 2005 senior girls Gerald Jennings Invitational Tournament boasts two unbeaten teams, East Poinsett County and Buffalo Island Central, plus a Riverside squad fresh off a victory against last year's Regional Tournament runner-up, Piggott. The Lady Warriors feature the potent one-two punch of sisters Sade and Jordan Madden. ...
BIC rambles over Manila 63-37 (11/30/05)
Buffalo Island Central's Lady Mustangs galloped to an early lead and then rode the hot shooting of senior guard Nan Lee Bridges en route to a 63-37 stampede over the Manila Lady Lions Monday night at Manila. The Lady Mustangs used a tenacious half court defense, forcing Manila into several early turnovers as BIC built a 16-5 advantage by the end of the first period. Bridges, who finished with a game high 24 points, scored several key baskets during the early Mustang spurt...
Dunigan's 33 points propels Lady Rebels past Piggott (11/30/05)
Senior Sam Dunigan poured in a career high 33 points as the Riverside Lady Rebels knocked off Piggott 54-47 to post a big 3AA North Conference victory Monday night at Piggott. The Lady Rebels played without their leading scorer and rebounder, Marisa Johnson, who missed the game because of illness. ...
John Paul Bridges - Leachville (11/30/05)
John Paul Bridges, 51, of Leachville, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, he was a lifelong resident of the area and attended the Les Passe Developmental center in Memphis. Survivors include two broths, Ronnie Bridges and Mike bridges, both of Leachville; three sisters, Mari Hayden of Leachville, Kathy Howell of Jonesboro and Pam bridges of Lavernia, Texas...
Gladys Barnes - Lake City (11/30/05)
Gladys Barnes, 79, of Lake City died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005, at the Manila Nursing Center. She was born in Cherry Valley and lived most of her life in the Lake City, Dixie and Shugtown area. She was of the Pentecostal belief. Survivors include a son, Elzia "Bud" Barnes of Dixon, Mo.; two daughters, Martha "Dolly" Faircloth of Graham, N.C., and Ollie Church of Lake City; two brothers; two sisters; 10 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren...
Larry Michael Taylor - Jonesboro (11/30/05)
Larry Michael Taylor, 52, of Jonesboro died Monday, Nov. 21, 2005, at his residence. Born at Jonesboro, he lived most of his life as a resident of Jonesboro. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting. He served as a deputy sheriff for the Craighead County Sheriff's Department and a state trooper for the Arkansas State Police. He owned and operated Couch's Barbeque of Paragould...
Evelyn Irene Adcock Tucker - Caraway (11/30/05)
Evelyn Irene Adcock Tucker, 83, of Caraway died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, at her residence. Born in Fort Wayne, Ind., she lived in the Milligan Ridge area most of her life. She was a homemaker and member of Caraway First Baptist Church. Survivors include six sons, Loren Adcock, Donnie Adcock and Rickie Adcock, all of Jonesboro, Bill Adcock and Robert Adcock of Caraway and Michael Adcock of Manila; six daughters, Betty Brown and Barbara Wallace, both of Caraway, Mary Hollis of Milligan Ridge, Linda Bowden of Lake City, Carolyn Wrinkles of Ash Flat and Brenda Gettleman of Granite City, Ill.; a brother, Raymond Dau of Detroit, Mich.; 26 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Mary Pauline Roper - Ash Flat (11/30/05)
Mary Pauline Roper, 77, of Ash Flat, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2005, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Mrs. Roper was born on Sept. 7, 1928, in Leachville, the daughter of Rye Exter Lyerly and Nannie Pricilla Cromwell Lyerly. She was united in marriage to Claude David Roper on March 14, 1951 in Paragould. ...
Emma Pearline Morgan - Lepanto (11/30/05)
Emma Pearline Morgan, 76, of Lepanto died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005. Survivors include three sons, C.D. Morgan of Columbus, Ga., Freddie Morgan of Caraway and Billy Wayne Morgan of Appleton, Wis.; a daughter, Johnnie Holmes of West Memphis; five sisters; four brothers; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren...
Ida Marie Kennett - Leachville (11/30/05)
Ida Marie Kennett, 89, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Smithville, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Ada Smith Moore, had been a Leachville resident for most of her life and was the widow of Norman Kennett. ...
John Crafton Hornberger - Memphis, Tenn. (11/30/05)
John Crafton Hornberger, 70, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Manila, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005, at Hilton Head Memorial Hospital in Hilton Head, S.C. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Joe Gilbert and Lucie Hawkins Hornberger. He was a graduate of Blytheville High School and the University of Memphis and was a retired investment banker...
William Alonzo Baskin, Jr. - Vardaman, Tenn. (11/30/05)
William Alonzo Baskin Jr., 75, of Vardaman, Tenn., died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2005, in Tupelo, Miss. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Louise Jaggers Baskin of the home; a sister, Bettye McCollum of Monette; and a nephew, Michael McCollum of Jonesboro...
Glenna Dunkerson - Monette (11/30/05)
Glenna Jewell Dunkerson, 88, of Monette, died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2005, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born in Formosa, she was a former resident of Rosebud and had been a resident of Manila for the past three years. She worked as a certified nursing assistant and she with her late husband farmed for many years in Caraway...
Gladys Lucille Harrison - Monette (11/30/05)
Gladys Lucille Harrison, 81, of Monette died Monday, Nov. 21, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Savannah, Tenn., she lived in the Monette area most of her life. She was a retired florist and a member of Monette First Baptist Church...