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Stories from Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Anna Singleton Chapin (12/21/05)
Manila Christmas Angel is Anna Singleton Chapin. She is the daughter of the late Gilbert and Rosie Deal Singleton. She was born in November 1914 in Hornersville. She recently celebrated her 91st birthday and has a lot of fond memories of Christmases from her early years all the way through her adult years...
Monette City Council OKs grant filing (12/21/05)
The Monette City Council held a brief meeting Thursday afternoon, Dec. 15, followed by the annual employee potluck lunch. Mayor David Fletcher presented the minutes and financial report from November and reviewed plans to beautify the downtown intersection...
BIC Board tables administration building bids (12/21/05)
The Buffalo Island Central School Board worked through a short agenda consisting of audit reports, bus driver pay increases, and discussion of the new administration building at the regular board meeting Monday, Dec. 12. BIC Superintendent George Edd Holland reviewed the report from the 2003-2004 legislative audit...
Corvil Sims (12/21/05)
Corvil Sims, 92, is representing Monette this year as the 2005 Christmas Angel. Sims was born, raised and still remains a Monette area girl. She was the second of five children born to John and Della Farmer Hollis, of the Red Onion Community north of Monette. She has outlived all her siblings which included Norvil, Jim, John "Big Boy," and Dollie...
Christeen Littlefield (12/21/05)
Christeen Littlefield, 77, of Leachville has been selected as the 2005 Christmas Angel to represent her town this year. She is the daughter of Robert and Louise Edgin and was raised with a house full of siblings on a farm three and a half miles northeast of Leachville. ...
Ruth Rhodes (12/21/05)
Ruth Rhodes, 79, is this year's Caraway Christmas Angel. Although Rhodes was not born and raised in Caraway, she has been a resident there so long she considers Caraway her home. She is the oldest child of Everett and Hazel Long, formerly of Corning. ...
Burdeen Ridge (12/21/05)
Burdeen Ridge has been selected as this years 2005 Christmas Angel for Lake City and certainly deserves the title. Ridge is one of 10 children of Joseph and mary Turner South, of Kennett, Mo. Her siblings are Earnest (deceased), Juanita Rogers, James (deceased), Joseph, John, Peggy Wright, Martha Patton, Max, and Gale (deceased)...
Riverside Rolls Over Piggott, 53-26 (12/21/05)
Riverside placed three players in double figures en route to a 53-26 win over Piggott Tuesday night at Caraway in 3AA North Conference action. Tyler Timms and Garrett Weaver paced the Rebels with 13 points each while Jordan Adcock pitched in 12 as the Rebels evened their conference mark at 2-2. ...
Piggott deals Lady Mustangs 55-48 setback (12/21/05)
When the Buffalo Island Central Lady Mustangs and the Piggott Lady Mohawks get together, the fans in attendance can expect to stay in their seats until the final buzzer. Monday night's game at the Monette Athletic Complex was no exception as the Lady Mohawks pulled out a hard fought 55-48 win...
BIC races past Manila 71-59 (12/21/05)
Buffalo Island Central launched their long range bombers Thursday night at Manila and were right on target throughout the contest as the Mustangs galloped to a 71-59 non-conference win over the Lions. BIC zeroed in on the nets with four straight three pointers in the first quarter as the Mustangs built a 15-4 lead at the 2:34 mark of the opening period. ...
Rebels claim Gerald Jennings Tourney title (12/21/05)
The Gerald Jennings Holiday Invitational Tournament is named after the former Superintendent of Riverside High School, so the tournament has special meaning for Rebel Coach Buster Campbell and his players. Jennings, who passed away in 2003, gave Campbell his first coaching job at Caraway High School, 30 years ago, in 1975. That made Wednesday night's 68-54 victory over Valley View in the finals that much sweeter for Campbell and his Rebels...
Lady Rebels Pick up Win over Walnut Ridge (12/21/05)
Riverside placed three players in double figures as the Lady Rebels came away with a 54-40 victory over Walnut Ridge Monday night at Lake City. Senior Sam Dunigan scored 16 points while juniors Natasha Coffey and Marisa Johnson added 11 apiece as the Rebels improved to 12-3 overall and 3-1 in 3AA North Conference action...
Virginia Gail Smithee - Monette (12/21/05)
Virginia Gail Smithee, 41, of Monette, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Jonesboro, she lived in Monette her lifetime. She was employed by Frolic Shoe Company and was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include her parents, Billy and Maria (Ybarra) Hart; two sisters, Billie Bankston and Laura Carmichael, both of Monette; and a brother, Mark Hart of Monette...
Clinton Hardy Murray - Manila (12/21/05)
Clinton Hardy Murray, 66, of Manila, died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Freehold, N.J., he had been a longtime Manila area resident and was a retired cook. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Irma Greene Murray, a brother and a sister...
Eunitha Steele Hout - Monette (12/21/05)
Eunitha Steele Hout, 89, of Monette died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2005, at her home. She was a member of the Monette United Methodist Church and she held undergraduate and graduate degrees in education from Arkansas State University. Mrs. Hout was devoted to education and agriculture. ...
Margaret Bernice Gardner - Los Fresnos, Texas (12/21/05)
Margaret Bernice Gardner, 81, of Los Fresnos, Texas, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2005. She was born Feb. 8, 1924, in Flint, Mich., the daughter of Charles Moye and Mittie Johnson Moye. She was a retired nurse, a member of the Lake City United Methodist Church and a longtime resident of Lake City...
Thelma Marie Hall - Leachville (12/21/05)
Thelma Marie Hall, 90, of Leachville, the widow of Raful Hall, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2005, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Senath, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Tom and Sudie Owen Hitt, had been a Leachville resident since 1927 and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Leachville...