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Manila Council approves variance
Gene Dobbins addressed the Manila City Council at the January meeting Monday, Jan. 19, requesting a variance on properties near his RV Park located on West Lake Street. Dobbins asked about utility charges on trash pick-up rates if the property is approved for a variance. ...
Leachville clerk/treasurer completes training
Ruth Ann Keith, Leachville clerk/treasurer, was the recipient of a Certified Municipal Official Certificate from the Arkansas Municipal League for completing 21 hours of certified municipal officials training...
Leachville City Council approves raise in sanitation rates
Newly elected Leachville Mayor Ralph Wells opened the January City Council meeting Monday, Jan. 19, with a full house in attendance. Eddie Bolar with Bolar's Sanitation, addressed the council about an increase in rates from $10 to $10.75 per household...
Manila School Board fills nurse position
The Manila School board, on Superintendent Pam Castor's recommendation, unanimously voted Thursday, Jan. 22, to hire Mackenzie Willyerd-Onnen as school nurse...
BIC to begin soccer program
The Buffalo Island Central School Board voted unanimously to start a B team soccer program for both 9-12th grade boys and girls. Superintendent Gaylon Taylor said the district had talked about starting a AAA soccer team but since the school did not meet the deadline it was suggested that BIC start a B team program for a couple of years. ...
Walk Across Arkansas: Statewide fitness challenge kicks off Feb. 16
LITTLE ROCK -- Walk Across Arkansas, one of the largest public fitness initiatives in the state, begins its spring 2015 edition on Feb. 16. "With more than 5,000 Arkansans taking part in the program, Walk Across Arkansas has become a staple in many people's efforts to stick with their fitness resolutions," LaVona Traywick, associate professor-gerontology, for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, said.. ...
Local fans recognized at NEA Tournament
Mrs. Mary Lou Deaton, Manila:
Mary Lou Deaton of Manila has been a basketball fan for over 60 years. Before becoming one of the most well-known fans in Northeast Arkansas, she was a basketball player during her senior high days at Cardwell, Mo., graduating in 1949...
Manila Veterans benefit seminar planned for March 19
Veterans and spouses of veterans will be invited to an informative seminar scheduled for March 19 at the Manila Community Center...
Caraway Council holds first meeting of 2015
Caraway City Council members discussed budget, utility increases, backhoe purchase/lease, and heard the state of the city address from Mayor Barry Riley at the first meeting of 2015 held Thursday, Jan. 8...
Riverside School Board extends superintendent's contract
Riverside School Board members worked through a short agenda on the first meeting of 2015 held on Monday Jan. 5, on the East campus. Superintendent Tommy Knight requested the board consider extending his contract an additional year...
New Miss. Co. Veterans Service Officer welcomed
Jim Dixon is the new Mississippi County Veterans Service Officer. His goal is to serve the veterans and their families...
Leachville Committee preparing for Centennial
The Leachville Centennial Committee is busy copying Leachville High School composite photos and gleaning information from school annuals in preparation for the upcoming Leachville Centennial and School Reunion celebration slated for the July 4th weekend this year...
Leachville kicks off New Year Jan. 1
Newly elected Leachville City Council members Michael Webster, Lisa Baldridge and Karen Wallace joined incumbents Ethel Hetler, Teresa Johnson and Tommy Stone on Jan. 1 for their first meeting of the 2015 year...
Monette Council holds special meeting
Monette City Council adopted the city's 2015 budget as well as other ordinances as a special meeting held Dec. 31. Monette Mayor Chub Qualls explained the special meeting was to deal with issues that were tabled due to lack of time at the council's regular meeting Dec. 18...