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Stories from Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Manila School Board reviews 1986 consolidation agreement (01/25/06)
Manila School Board members met Thursday for the regularly scheduled meeting. Among the topics the board heard a report from the exploratory committee on extracurricular activity committee, hired a custodian, reviewed the 1986 consolidation agreement, discussed teacher and staff raises, accepted a transfer request, increased the superintendent's salary, and heard a report on the recent consolidation meeting held in Caraway. ...
Weather radios topic at Manila Council (01/25/06)
Manila Mayor Clifford Veach reported on and demonstrated a handheld weather radio at the regular meeting Jan. 16. Mayor Veach and council members have held several discussions over the last several months on how best to provide severe weather warnings to Manila citizens. ...
Manila runs past Marianna in senior girls action (01/25/06)
Manila placed three players in double figures as the Lady Lions blew past Marianna 68-40 Thursday night in 3AAA South conference action at Marianna. Rachel Cheadle poured in 19 points, Michelle Daniel pumped in 18 while Katie Veach tacked on 10 more to pace the Lady Lion attack...
Lady Mustangs race past Rector and Maynard (01/25/06)
Buffalo Island Central strengthened their grip on first place in the 3AA North Conference as the Lady Mustangs picked up a pair of key road wins last week. Sophomore point guard Jessica Shepard put together back to back 31 point performances to lead the Lady Mustangs past Rector and Maynard...
Bay Stings Riverside 57-52 (01/25/06)
It has been a roller coaster season for the Riverside Rebels. The Rebels struggled the first part of the season but still managed to squeak out victories, and by the holidays gained enough momentum to claim three tournament championships, capped off by winning the prestigious Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament in Jonesboro. But this rocky ride has taken a downward spiral in recent weeks...
Bennie James Harper - Rolla, Mo. (01/25/06)
Bennie James Harper, 55, of Rolla, Mo., formerly of Salem, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at Jefferson City, Mo. Born at Forrest City, he was the son of the late Cecil and Inez Goss Harper. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Pierce Harper in 2000...
Wayne Cobb - Lake City (01/25/06)
Wayne Cobb, 69, of Lake City, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, at his residence. He was born and raised in Lake City where he spent his entire life. He was formerly employed by Singer Co. in Trumann for 25 years and Frolic Footwear in Jonesboro for 15 years. He retired from his lawn care service in 2002. He was a member of Elma Grove Baptist Church...
Teri Jackson - Wynne (01/25/06)
Teri Grayson Daniels Jackson, 60, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006. She retired from Wynne High School. She was a member of various community organizations including Cross County Ambassadors, Retired Teachers Association and PEO Sisterhood. Survivors include her husband, Richard of Wynne; two children, Tara (Jackson) and husband, John Burton, of Memphis, and Dr. Neall and Becca (Meyer) Jackson of Wynne; a brother, E.T. Daniels of Caraway; and nephews, Lance Daniels of Searcy and T. Daniels of Caraway...
Rhodell Bunch - Manila (01/25/06)
Rhodell Bunch, 74, of Manila, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born in Cave City, she was the daughter of the late Charley Monroe and Rossie Belle Rodgers Meacham and was a longtime Manila area resident and a member of the First Methodist Church in Manila...
Clodine Saylor - Senath (01/25/06)
Clodine Hoskins Saylor, 89, of Senath Nursing Center died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. She was born Aug. 20, 1916, in Monette, the daughter of the late Owen W. Sr. and Sudie Hoskins. She was a beautician for more than 50 years and at one time was the owner of Clodine's Beauty Shop on West Highland Street which was the largest beauty shop in Paragould. She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Paragould for more than 50 years...
Cloria Marie Clements - Trumann (01/25/06)
Cloria Marie Clements, 87, of Trumann died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at Trumann Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born and had lived in Black Oak, but resided in Trumann for the last 25 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Black Oak Baptist Church...
Terry Adams - Flowery Branch, Ga. (01/25/06)
Terry Adams, 40, of Flowery Branch, Ga., died Monday, Jan. 16, 2006. He was born in Leachville. He is preceded in death by his father, Birl "Bill" Adams and a brother, David Parham. He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Wiltsey Adams; children, Tyler Adams and Cassie Adams, all of Flowery Branch, Ga.; his mother, Martha Hubbard Adams of Leachville; sisters, Brenda Stone of Leachville, Dianne Tucker of Cherokee Village, Cindy Carle of Monette, Janie Rogers of Leachville, Patty Barrett of Leachville, Sherry Lairsey of Monroe, Ga.; and his father--in-law and mother-in-law, Mike and Elaine Stone of Flowery Branch, Ga.. ...
Samuel Leo Hazelwood - Horseshoe Bend (01/25/06)
Samuel Leo Hazelwood, 79, of Horseshoe Bend, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born in the Macey area near Monette. He was a retired staff sergeant with the Air Force. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rene Hazelwood; his parents, J.A. and Lilly Bell Hazelwood; three brothers; and three sisters...