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Stories from Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Manila PD receives portion of confiscated drug money (04/05/06)
The Manila Police Department received a portion of the drug money confiscated in a Aug. 15, 2005 drug bust. Drugs and cash were seized during raids in Manila and Leachville residences following a routine traffic stop. Officers were conducting surveillance of a residence when they observed large bundles being loaded into a pick-up truck. ...
Restoring history (04/05/06)
And what did you do on your spring break? Most students seek to relax and take it easy during their week off from school, but not four ambitious teen-agers from Buffalo island Central - Jerrod Price, Jed Sparkman, Curtis Kennett and Todd Thompson. They have chosen instead to work from early until late removing paint, cleaning and repainting the old Cotton Belt depot, in Leachville...
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to receive Corps Award (04/05/06)
MANILA -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) received an Outstanding Maintenance Award (OMA) for the fifth consecutive year from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Big Lake NWR office located east of Manila...
Womanless wedding held in Caraway (04/05/06)
A Womanless Wedding was held in Caraway to benefit the Arkansas Children's Hospital and the local Search and Rescue team. The comedy event raised over $800. Proceeds will be divided between the two. Gale Yates served as narrator for the "social event of the year."...
Monette sports complex usage rules revised (04/05/06)
The Monette City Council met on Monday, March 27, and discussed completion of new sports park complex, proposed usage agreement and the city ordinance for rental of mobile homes. Mayor David Fletcher reported work on the sports park was nearing completion...
Lions drop two of three in high school baseball action (04/05/06)
P.J. Brumley's perfect day at the plate and Chad Nunnally's strong pitching performance propelled Manila to a 5-2 victory over Rivercrest Monday afternoon at Wilson. Brumley went 3-3 at the plate and stole five bases on the day as the Lions improved to 8-6 overall and 3-2 in 3AAA South play. Nunnally (4-2) allowed just one earned run while scattering six hits. Nunnally fanned seven Colts while walking just one batter in going the distance to pick up the win...
Brooks Taylor reflects on high school basketball career (04/05/06)
Perhaps no player in Northeast Arkansas history has received more accolades and awards than Buffalo Island Central's Brooks Taylor. The 6'4" senior recently picked up yet another award, being named to the Class AA All-State team for the 2005-2006 season...
BIC defeats Piggott, falls to Marmaduke (04/05/06)
Buffalo Island Central split a pair of 3AA North Conference games last week in high school baseball action. The Mustangs ran all over Piggott Wednesday afternoon with an 11-1 rout before dropping a 10-4 decision to Marmaduke Thursday afternoon at Monette...
Indians leave Rebels winless with 12-2 defeat (04/05/06)
Riverside left Marked Tree Tuesday afternoon still searching for their first victory of the year, as the Indians blasted their way past Riverside 12-2 in 3AA South action at Marked Tree. William Ruthven's two-run triple down the left field line highlighted a four run third inning, as Marked Tree broke open a 3-1 game, sending the Rebels to their eighth straight defeat...
Myrtle Marie Lyerly - Leachville (04/05/06)
Myrtle Marie Lyerly, 81, of Leachville, died Monday, March 27, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Tuckerman, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin and Maggie Trusty Johnson and had been a Leachville resident since 1939. She was the widow of R.W. Lyerly and had attended the Arbyrd Church of Christ...
Michael Stephen Teague - Tyronza (04/05/06)
Michael Stephen Teague, 59, of Tyronza died March 26, 2006, at his residence in Tyronza. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Living Waters Pentecostal Church of God in Tyronza. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte McElya Teague; four sons, Steven and David Teague of Luxora, Scott Teague of Tyronza and Craig Teague of Manila; three daughters, Paula Conqtser and Misty Gottschaol, both of Tyronza, and Barbara Smith of Marked Tree; four brothers, Braxton Lee Teague of Harrisburg, James D. ...
Martha Elizabeth Timms - Lake City (04/05/06)
Martha Elizabeth Timms, 67, of Lake City died Monday, March 27, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She had lived in the Lake City area most of her life and was of the Baptist belief. She was preceded in death by her husband, Euel Timms; parents, Jess and Lena Clifton; granddaughter, Jessica Staggs; and stepfather, Howard Porter...
Sharon Kay Dudley - Jonesboro (04/05/06)
Sharon Kay Campbell Dudley, 59, of Jonesboro died Sunday, March 26, 2006, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City where she had been a resident for the past five years. Born in Oxnard, Calif., she lived in Jonesboro for 11 years, moving there from El Paso, Texas. ...
Marvin T. Ballard - Trumann (04/05/06)
Marvin T. Ballard, 63, of Trumann died Friday, March 31, 2006, at Jonesboro. Formerly of Monette, he had lived in Trumann for 34 years. He was born June 5, 1942, in Caraway and lived most of his life in Caraway and Monette. He was affiliated with the Church of Christ. He was a member of the Monette High School Class of 1960...
Gary Froman - Manila (04/05/06)
Gary Froman, 50, of Manila died Tuesday, March 28, 2006. Survivors include his brother, Robert Froman of Monette; three sisters, Beatrice Dirickson of South Roxana, Ill., Shirley Thompson of Manila, and Brenda Gillean of Paragould; and aunt and uncle, Dorothy and Nathan Lane...