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Stories from Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Two eaglets hatched at Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge (05/10/06)
Aaron Mize, Wildlife Science technician at Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge, has been keeping a close eye on two new eaglets recently hatched on the refuge. The eaglets have begun to look over the side of the six foot diameter nest located southeast of Tims Point...
Sarah Nance celebrates 100 years (05/10/06)
Sarah Nance of Manila was honored on her 100th birthday Monday with a party at the Manila Housing Authority community room. Friends and family gathered to wish her a happy birthday and share in her special day. Mrs. Nance woke up to a six foot blowup birthday cake outside of her apartment...
Local taxidermist adds Taxi- Freeze Dryer system (05/10/06)
Shawn Poe of Leachville opened his taxidermist business in Leachville six years ago. He started part-time and Poe's Taxidermy has grown to a full time family business. Poe, an award winning taxidermist, is excited about the addition of a Taxi-Dry Freeze Dryer system to his services...
Additions to the bus garage among discussion at Manila school board meeting (05/10/06)
The Riverside school board met in regular session, Monday, May 1, in the home economics room on the Caraway campus. School Superintendent Larry Nowlin recommended the purchase of an air jack for use in the bus shop. "The 10 ton jack would be a good safety measure, as presently we are using a floor jack to lift the busses up for maintenance," Nowlin said. "The new jack would keep the bus in place and prevent tipping or movement. It locks in place."...
Lady Rebels fall one game short of State Tournament berth (05/10/06)
Riverside's Cinderella run in the post season finally came to an end, one game short of a state tournament berth when old nemesis Cross County rallied from an early 2-1 deficit to claim a 5-3 come from behind victory Tuesday afternoon in the semi-finals of the Class AA Region 4 Tournament at Rector...
Walnut Ridge shuts out Rebels, 4-0 (05/10/06)
Riverside entered Monday afternoon's Region 4 Tournament at Monette as an unexpected participant, having won only four games all season long. But entering the sixth inning, the Rebels found themselves in a scoreless tie against Walnut Ridge with a chance to knock off the top seeded Bobcats from the 3AA North...
Indians slip past Bay 6-5 in extra innings (05/10/06)
Marked Tree was just glad to be in the Region 4 Championship game last year. This year, the Indians had a different attitude. They came to win, and win they did. John Ed Turpen's two-out RBI single in the top of the ninth inning powered the Indians to the tournament championship with a 6-5 extra inning victory over Bay Wednesday afternoon at Monette...
Bay stuns BIC 5-3 (05/10/06)
Buffalo Island Central's baseball team has come up just short the last two years in the Class AA State Tournament, finishing runner-up both times. The Mustangs were hoping the third time would be the charm, but Bay had other ideas, as the Yellowjackets stung the Mustangs 5-3 Monday night at Monette, extinguishing BIC's state title dreams...
Robert Coy Shuemake - Benton Harbor, Mich. (05/10/06)
Robert Coy Shuemake, 82, of Benton Harbor, Mich., formerly of Monette, died Saturday, April 29, 2006, at Caratel Inn in St. Joseph. Born in Enolia to James and Laura (Roland) Shuemake, he had lived in the Benton Harbor community since 1950. As a young man, he was a farmer. He became employed with Auto Specialties at the St. Joseph and Benton Harbor plants for 30 years, and was a train engineer for the local House of David. In his retirement, he returned to farming and agricultural work...
Ray Blankenship - Jonesboro (05/10/06)
Ray Blankenship, 71, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, May 2, 2006, at his residence. He was born in Saltillo, Tenn., and lived in Jonesboro since 1994 coming from Blytheville. He was a retired route salesman for the Interstate Bakery and a member of the Walnut Street Baptist Church...