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Stories from Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Manila Council hears report from fire chief (12/28/05)
Manila Council members worked through the last meeting of the year on Monday night, Dec. 19, hearing a report from Manila Fire Chief Jerry Hitchcock, making budget amendments, establishing city employee holidays, discussing annexation and storm detector radios. All council members were present...
Manila School Board adopt model policies (12/28/05)
Manila School Board adopted model policies, discussed school facilities and approved a student transfer at the December meeting held Dec. 19. Board members approved the minutes and reviewed the financial report before discussing Model Policy sections 3 and 8 of the Arkansas School Board Association...
South Lake Street paving addressed (12/28/05)
The Lake City city council met in short session Dec. 19, despite the many visitors who came to view proceedings. Kimberly Sonterre asked to be on the agenda to air concerns about the paving of South Lake Street and Riverpark Subdivision improvements...
Manila Squeaks by Rivercrest in NEA (12/28/05)
Manila's "Little General" Cody Wells hit 7-8 free throws in the fourth quarter as the Lions squeaked past Rivercrest 48-46 in the opening round of the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament Thursday night at the Convocation Center. Trailing 37-34 entering the final quarter, Wells took the game into his own hands by hitting two free shots to pull the Lions to within one. ...
Junior Lions defeat Trumann in Nettleton Shootout (12/28/05)
Manila Junior Lions picked up a victory in the Nettleton Christmas Shootout with a 61-44 win over Trumann. Blake Wheeler and Michael Shedd paced the Lions with 13 and 12 points respectively. Manila shot an impressive 14-17 from the free throw line and hit five three pointers on the night while placing eight players in the scoring column. ...
Wildy's 21 points spark BIC to win (12/28/05)
The Buffalo Island Central Junior High Mustangs got a boost when Tab Wildy returned to action as he paid quick dividends, scoring 21 points to lead the Mustangs to a 50-47 victory over Nettleton in the first round of the 10th annual Nettleton Christmas Shootout at Raider Gymnasium...
Manila Lady Lions (12/28/05)
The senior Lady Lions lost two home games to Rector and Weiner, defeating Harrisburg. The Lady Lions fell 67-58 to Weiner on Dec. 12. Michelle Daniel led the Lions making 14 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter. Rachel Cheadle added 17 points followed by six each from Katie Veach and Roccio Bedolla and four from Kari Rameriz...
Jim Nowlin - Blytheville (12/28/05)
Jim Nowlin, 79, of Blytheville, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005, at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. Born April 30, 1926, in Manila, the son of Frank and Lissie Hutton Nowlin, he was a lifelong area resident and a member of the First Baptist Church. ...
Millie J. Powell - Texarkana, Arkansas (12/28/05)
Millie J. Powell, 89, of Texarkana, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2005, in Texarkana. Born in Carmi, she was formerly of Caraway. She was a retired postal service worker and a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include a son, Daryl Powell, Sr. of Ashdown; two grandchildren, Daryl Powell, Jr. of Texarkana, and Latresa Powell of Austin, Texas; and a great-granddaughter, Amanda Powell...
William E. Richey - Monette (12/28/05)
William Earnest Richey, 82, of Monette, died Sunday, December 18, 2005 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Booneville, Miss., he lived his lifetime in Monette. He was a machinist with Boeing Aircraft Plant and was of the Church of Christ belief...
Milton Alexander Honnoll - Leachville (12/28/05)
Milton Alexander Honnoll, 88, of Leachville, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. A lifelong Leachville resident, he was the son of the late James Edward and Luner Agnes Higginbottom Honnoll and the widower of Eura Williams Honnoll. He was a retired street superintendent for the city of Leachville and a longtime member of the Leachville Church of Christ. Mr. Honnoll was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Timothy Ray "Bubba" Hicks - Osceola (12/28/05)
Timothy Ray "Bubba" Hicks, 35, of Osceola, died Dec. 21, 2005, at SMC Regional Medical center in Osceola. He was born Oct. 21, 1970, in Osceola and was a carpenter and of the Pentecostal faith. He is survived by his wife, Melissa Hicks of Manila; his father, Bobby Hicks of Osceola; a daughter, Brittany Hicks of Manila; a son, Timothy Ray Hicks, Jr., of Manila; six sisters, Tammy Kent of Keiser, Bobbie Jo Hicks and Shirley Gaylord of Jonesboro, Darlene Crickenberger of Wellsville, Ks., Polly Glisson of Paducah, Ky., and Linda May of Osceola; eight brothers, David and Mike Gaylord of Jonesboro, Charles and William Reed of Concord, Bobby Allen Hicks of Osceola, Lonnie Hicks of Palatka, Fla., Larry Hicks of Crawfordsville, Fla., and Jerry Dean Hicks of Orlando, Fla.. ...
Marcus Dean Davidson - Manila (12/28/05)
Marcus Dean Davidson, 84, of Manila, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Thyda, he was the son of the late Jessie and Pherby Nolen Davidson and had been a Manila resident since 1934. He retired from the Arkansas State Highway Department after 28 years serving as a road foreman. He was a member of the Manila Masonic Lodge. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lilly Morris Davidson, three half brothers and a half sister...
Marcelite Loretta Loane - Manila (12/28/05)
Marcelite Loretta Loane, 87, of Manila, widow of Charles Loane, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of the late John and Pearl Sinclair Ross and had been a Manila resident for the past 10 years. She was a retired nurse's aide and attended Westside Baptist Church...