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Stories from Wednesday, April 19, 2006

BIC girls' softball field location topic of council (04/19/06)
Girl's softball coach Mark Hurst addressed the Buffalo Island Central School Board concerning the need for a girl's softball field to be provided by the district at the council meeting Monday, April 10, in the school superintendent's office. Hurst currently uses a field provided by the City of Monette...
Caraway Council OKs new retirement plan (04/19/06)
The Caraway City Council met in short session on Monday, April 13, and discussed retirement restructure, purchase of equipment, and refurbishing water tank. Mayor Joe South reviewed the current city retirement plan and explained possibilities of restructuring...
Manila baseball (04/19/06)
Manila used some timely hitting and a strong pitching effort from Chad Nunnally to pick up a 6-1 victory Monday afternoon over Osceola in 3AAA South Conference high school baseball action at Manila. Nunnally went the distance to pick up the victory for the Lions to improve his record to 7-2 on the season. The righthander fanned eight Seminoles while scattering five hits...
Area softball roundup (04/19/06)
Sam Dunigan pitched a no-hitter as the Riverside Lady Rebels rocked East Poinsett County 20-1 Tuesday afternoon at Lepanto in a game called after three innings due to the mercy rule. Dunigan struck out three while walking four as the Lady Rebels evened their record at 5-5 on the year. Kailey Holt was a perfect 3-3 at the plate, driving in two runs while scoring four. Kelsey Turner went 2-4 and drove in a pair of runs...
Taylor discusses son, championship teams (04/19/06)
This is the second of a three part interview with Buffalo Island Central Head Basketball Coach Bill Taylor. Question: How difficult was it to coach your own son? Answer: It was the hardest thing I have ever done, and at the same time, the most rewarding. ...
BIC falls just short in bid for county title (04/19/06)
It was a busy week for Coach Todd Rhoades' Buffalo Island Central Mustangs. BIC opened the week dropping a tough 9-8 3AA North Conference contest to Marmaduke in 12 innings last Monday afternoon at Monette. The Mustangs bounced back Wednesday afternoon at Monette and ripped Rector 10-1...
It was a long time coming, but the Riverside Rebels finally gained a win! (04/19/06)
Freshman Cody O'Guinn sliced a two-out single down the right field line in the bottom of the eighth inning, scoring Caleb McCluskey with the winning run as the Rebels rallied for a 5-4 extra inning victory over Weiner Wednesday afternoon at Lake City...
Eddie Dewayne Atkinson - Gulfport, Miss. (04/19/06)
Eddie Dewayne Atkinson, 38, of Gulfport, Miss., died March 26, 2006, in Gulfport. He was a native of Monette where he met and married his ex-wife Tammy Atkinson Skinner of nine years. They had one daughter, Patricia DeAnn Atkinson-Skinner. He was a bails bondsman for the state of Mississippi and received a license in heating and air-conditioning and owned his own business. He was a member of the Leachville Church of God...
Ralph Rolin Bennett - Manila (04/19/06)
Ralph Rolin Bennett, 83, of Manila died Thursday, April 13, 2006, at his residence. Born in Caraway, he was the son of the late Austin and Martha Ruth Bennett, and had been a Manila resident since 1978. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II having served in the Pacific Theater. He was retired from the Randall Corporation and a member of Community Methodist Church of Manila...
Alma Hartwig Perry - Lake City (04/19/06)
Alma G. Hartwig Perry, 81, of Lake City died Tuesday, April 11, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Lake City, Mrs. Perry lived in Michigan, Las Vegas, Nev., and Florida before moving back to Lake City five years ago. She was a retired school teacher and was a member of Highland Drive Baptist Church...
Linda McCord Anderson - Jonesboro (04/19/06)
Linda McCord Anderson, 64, of Jonesboro died Monday, April 10, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center at Jonesboro. She was born Nov. 21, 1941, in Monette to James Chester McCord and Lillian Lenore People, who preceded her in death. She was a member of Calvary Chapel of Jonesboro where she worked in the nursery...
William Arvle Starnes - Caraway (04/19/06)
William Arvle Starnes, 87, of Caraway, died Saturday, April 8, 2006, at NEA Medical Center. Born in Gibson, Mo., he had been a resident of Caraway for the past 60 years and was a retired farmer. He was a member of Caraway First Baptist Church, the Caraway Masonic Lodge No. 773 and Scottish Rites. He was U.S. Army Veteran having served in World War II...