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Stories from Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Welcome sign has new meaning for Barnes family (12/14/05)
Lynn Barnes of Monette found a hidden treasure, estimated at $10,000 in gifts and prizes. Barnes, his wife Cindy, and children, Morgan and Zach, have been carefully listening to KFIN radio, of Jonesboro, for clues in the Christmas Treasure Hunt. "Cindy had a dream that Morgan had found the treasure," Barnes said. ...
Caraway accident investigation ongoing (12/14/05)
The Caraway council chambers were packed with visitors Thursday, Dec. 8, as residents aired concerns over the suspension of Police Chief Jerry Vaughn in November. Caraway Mayor Joe South allowed visitors time to address the council, instructing them to do so in orderly fashion, speaking one at a time and not to raise their voices...
Douglas and Fletcher named Caraway Firemen of the Year (12/14/05)
Captain Greg Douglas and Lieutenant Don Fletcher were presented plaques for "Fireman of the Year 2005" for the Caraway Volunteer Fire Department during a special banquet held Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Cowboy Grill. The Fireman of the Year recipients were chosen by firemen during their November meeting, voting secret ballot, and the results were not disclosed until the banquet presentation...
Lady Mustangs hold off Walnut Ridge 40-34 (12/14/05)
Buffalo Island Central remained unbeaten in 3AA North Conference action with a 40-34 victory over Walnut Ridge Monday night at Monette. The Mustangs (14-2, 4-0) used the hot outside shooting of Stephanie Baldridge to fight off the pesky Lady Bobcats. Baldridge, who led BIC with 14 points, nailed four three pointers on the night to help the Mustangs take home the victory...
Last second shot stops Junior Lions (12/14/05)
It looked as though Manila's junior high team had punched a ticket to the finals of the Gerald Jennings Holiday Tournament Saturday night at Caraway, but Corning's Jake Kegley ripped the ticket apart with a last second bucket to deal Manila a heartbreaking 33-32 loss...
Manila Lady Lions defeated by Rivercrest (12/14/05)
The Manila Lady Lions played only one of the two scheduled conference games last week due to weather. Manila hosted Rivercrest on Monday night and postponed the Thursday night match against Marianna. Senior Lady Lions fell to Rivercrest 61-43. Rivercrest took a 17-11 lead the first quarter ending the half 32-21. Rivercrest increased their lead the third quarter outscoring Manila 18-6 to end the third at 50-27...
Davis shoots Lady Rebels past Bearcats (12/14/05)
Riverside rode the hot outside shooting of sophomore Kasey Davis as the Lady Rebels kept Brookland winless with a 53-38 victory over the Lady Bearcats Monday night at Brookland. Davis banged home four three pointers on the night on the way to an 18 point performance to lead the Rebels to their 11th victory against three losses. ...
Junior Bobcats Claw Past Rebels 49-28 (12/14/05)
Corning raced to a 20-2 first quarter lead en route to a 49-28 victory over Riverside in the junior high division of the Gerald Jennings Holiday Tournament Tuesday night at Caraway. Zach Brown scored a game high 13 points to lead the Bobcats. Corning led 26-12 at the half and stretched their lead to 37-19 after three quarters...
Rebels Advance to Gerald Jennings Tourney Finals (12/14/05)
Riverside used a 20 point performance from sophomore guard Cody Richardson plus a strong defensive team performance as the Rebels held off the stubborn Corning Bobcats 56-49 in the semi-finals of the Gerald Jennings Holiday Tournament Saturday night at Caraway...