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Stories from Wednesday, December 7, 2005

Monette residents address council on alley closing (12/07/05)
The Monette City Council worked through a short agenda Monday, Nov. 28, involving proposed closing of alley, and discussions of 2006 budget. Bill Fleetwood addressed the council requesting the closing of the alley north of his home, between Arkansas and Ball Streets...
Lake Street paving hot topic at Lake City Council meeting (12/07/05)
Lake City residents turned out in force during Tuesday evening's city council meeting to express their dismay over the road conditions on South Lake Street leading to Riverpark subdivision. After a lengthy discussion the council voted to set the paving of South Lake Street as a priority for 2006...
Dec. 13 bond election important to ANC (12/07/05)
Arkansas Northeastern College (ANC) Dean for Development Rachel Gifford addressed members of the Manila Lions Club on Wednesday to discuss the upcoming special bond election that could have a large impact on ANC. "Arkansas voters will have an opportunity to vote on two important issues in a special election scheduled for Dec. ...
Riverside Claims William Baptist Tournament Title (12/07/05)
It has almost come to be expected for the Riverside Rebels to take home the championship trophy at the Williams Baptist College Invitational Tournament in Walnut Ridge, but it almost didn't happen this year, as the Rebels had to battle from behind to defeat Sloan Hendrix 50-46 to claim their fifth overall title Saturday night...
BIC rallies past Riverside 44-39 in senior girls action (12/07/05)
Buffalo Island Central's senior Lady Mustangs took advantage of Riverside's woeful free throw shooting to post a come from behind 44-39 victory in the semi-finals of the Gerald Jennings Holiday Tournament Thursday night at Marked Tree. Riverside led throughout most of the first half and into the middle of the third quarter but couldn't overcome a dismal 10-24 performance from the foul line as BIC rallied for win and a berth in Friday night's championship game against East Poinsett County...
Paragould Ousts Lady Lions from Gerald Jennings Tourney 50-35 (12/07/05)
Manila's trip to the Gerald Jennings Holiday Invitational Senior Girls Tournament was short lived as Paragould sent the Lady Lions home with a 50-35 defeat in Tuesday's quarter-finals at Marked Tree. Michelle Daniel had a game high 17 points to pace the Lady Lion attack. ...
BIC rallies past Riverside 44-39 in senior girls action (12/07/05)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central's senior Lady Mustangs took advantage of Riverside's woeful free throw shooting to post a come from behind 44-39 victory in the semi-finals of the Gerald Jennings Holiday Tournament Thursday night at Marked Tree...
Riverside downs Manila 40-37 to claim Gerald Jennings Tournament (12/07/05)
The Gerald Jennings Junior High Girls Championship finals between Riverside and Manila was a rematch of an early season game between the two rivals. In the first game, Manila came away with the win, but Friday night's title game at Marked Tree belonged to the Lady Rebels as they posted a 40-37 victory over the Lady Lions behind the combined 28 points from Briana Driver and Katey Campbell...
James Odell Prescott - Jonesboro (12/07/05)
James Odell Prescott, 98, died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Rosie, he was a resident of Jonesboro for the past 70 years and was formerly of Manila. He retired in 1972 as a farmer and had also enjoyed carpentry. He was of the Baptist belief...
Elsie Snyder - Jonesboro (12/07/05)
Elsie Maudell Snyder, 86, of Jonesboro, formerly of Manila died Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in the Lester Community she had been a lifelong Manila area resident before making her home in Jonesboro three years ago. She was the widow of Norman Earl "Pot" Snyder, a retired seamstress for the Osceola Shoe Factory and was of the Baptist faith...
Roy Jr. Hubble - Rivervale (12/07/05)
Roy Jr. Hubble, 52, of Rivervale died Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at his residence. Born at Lepanto to Andrew Hubble and Ruby Redman, he was a factory worker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include 10 sisters, Florence Elder, Eva Hubble and Kimberly Boone, all of Caraway, Shirley Brown of Rivervale, Marie Nelson of Bowman, Barbara Brown and Mildred Smith, both of Lepanto, Verna Blocker of Jonesboro, Misty Byerly of Trumann and Tracy Miller of Blytheville; and two brothers, Harvey Hubble of Bondsville and Calvin Hubble of Caraway.. ...
Roe Andrew Jackson - Milligan Ridge (12/07/05)
Roe Andrew Jackson, 89, of the Milligan Ridge Community, near Manila, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Irene Jackson, in October last year. Born at Batesville, he was the son of the late George and Florence Hawkins Jackson and had been a Milligan Ridge resident since 1938. He was a retired farmer and member of Milligan Ridge Baptist Church...
Robert B. 'Bob' Holthouse - Osceola (12/07/05)
Robert B. "Bob" Holthouse, 82, of Osceola, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born Dec. 8, 1922, in Muncie, Ind., to Bernard G. Holthouse and Nell Williams Holthouse, he was a member of the Osceola St. Matthews Catholic Church...
Woodrow Hitt - Jonesboro (12/07/05)
Woodrow Hitt, 85, of Jonesboro died Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, at Craighead County Nursing Center. He had lived in Jonesboro for the past 15 years, moving from Leachville. Survivors include a sister, Thelma Hall, of Leachville and several nieces and nephews...
Kenneth Cecil - Leachville (12/07/05)
Kenneth Cecil, 62, of Leachville, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, in Jonesboro. He was a former police officer in Caurthersville, a retired truck driver and a member of the Church of God in Leachville. Survivors include his wife, Reeda O'Keane Cecil, of the home; three sons, William Cecil, Charles Cecil and Keith Cecil; a daughter, Laura Milburn; two brothers; and 11 grandchildren...