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Stories from Thursday, May 8, 2008

Ribbon cutting welcomes Jan's Deals to Monette (05/08/08)
A special ribbon cutting ceremony was held to welcome Jan's Deals, the newest business addition to the City of Monette. Janet and Tim Gipson, of Manila, are the new business owners and have opened their new discount store on Drew Avenue, southeast of the stoplight...
Manila students win state awards (05/08/08)
Matt Oates and Jeff Pennington, Manila high school students, recently won state awards in pipe welding and plate cutting. The two young men take vocational-education classes at the Arkansas Northeastern College Burdette Center each day along with the regular high school curriculum. The state competition was held in Hot Springs at the Arkansas Career Training Institute...
Local physicians elected District trustees (05/08/08)
Tommy Wagner, MD, of Manila, was recently elected as an Arkansas Medical Society District One Trustee, representing the physicians of the northeast Arkansas. ...
Manila mother celebrates every day (05/08/08)
Joyce Haggard of Manila, a cancer survivor, is looking forward to Mother's Day 2008. She is quick to tell her family and friends how much she appreciates every day of life. Haggard was diagnosed with colon cancer on Oct. 12, 2006. It was found during a routine colonoscopy...
Lions punch ticket to State Tournament (05/08/08)
Chad Nunnally's mammoth two-run homer in the fifth inning took the wind out of Salem's sails and sparked the Lions to a convincing 10-4 victory Saturday afternoon at Cave City. The win earned Manila a berth in the Class 3A State Tournament this week in Searcy...
Riverside advances to State Tourney (05/08/08)
Sophomore right hander Blake Hogan fired a no-hitter and Riverside wrapped out 10 hits Saturday afternoon as the Rebels pounded out an 11-1 victory over Hillcrest at Tuckerman to earn a trip to the Class AA State Tournament beginning Friday in Pine Bluff...
Rebels fall short in Regionals (05/08/08)
The Riverside Rebels clashed with the hosting Rector Cougars in the finals of the 2A-3 Regional Tournament last Monday. After upsetting the number one seeded Marked Tree Indians by a tally of 3-2 on Saturday, Riverside fell short in the tourney endcap, falling 10-4...
Tuckerman ends Mustang's season (05/08/08)
Tuckerman ended Buffalo Island Central's hopes of a state tournament bid by pounding out a 10-0 shutout of the Mustangs Saturday afternoon at Tuckerman. Bulldog right hander Hunter Finney fired a perfect game, striking out 13 Mustangs. Finney mowed down all 15 batters he faced to improve his record to 9-2 on the year...
Lady Mustangs end season (05/08/08)
Emily Johnson's single in the bottom of the eighth inning dealt Buffalo Island Central a crushing 7-6 defeat, ending the Lady Mustang's season in the first round of the 2A North Regional Softball Tournament Saturday afternoon at Tuckerman...
Lady Lions earn trip to State Tourney (05/08/08)
Manila scored the game winning run on a hit batsman in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat Flippin 5-4 Saturday afternoon at Bergman. The victory propels the Lady Lions to this week's 3A State Tournament in Pine Bluff...
Lions claim District baseball title (05/08/08)
Kyle Evans' bases clearing triple in the sixth inning rallied Manila to a 6-5 come from behind victory over arch-rival East Poinsett County in the finals of the 3A-3 District Tournament Tuesday night at Brookland...
Lady Lions claim District title (05/08/08)
Manila scored single runs in the first three innings and rode the strong pitching of sophomore right hander Kimberly Wise to claim the 3A-3 District Tournament Championship with a 5-1 victory over Corning Tuesday afternoon at Corning...
Deanna Lynn Rogers (05/08/08)
Deanna Lynn Rogers, 39, of Joiner died Friday, May 2, 2008. Born in Wilson on Tuesday, July 16, 1968, to Frank Smith and Jean Hill Smith, she was a member of Nodena Baptist Church and a homemaker...
Dewayne L. Huffstutler (05/08/08)
Dewayne L. Huffstutler, 75 of Rector, died on Saturday, May 3, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Feb. 15, 1933, in Boydsville, to the late Carl Huffstutler and Vinnie Nash Huffstutler, Mr. ...
Alvin Neal Hicks (05/08/08)
Alvin Neal Hicks, 70, of Paragould died Saturday May 3, 2008. He was born April 24, 1938 in Milligan Ridge, to Coy and Euna Hicks. He was a member of the Center Hill Church of Christ. He retired from CenturyTel Telephone Company after 35 years of service...
Willodean Baker (05/08/08)
Willodean Baker, 77, of Indianola, Miss., died Sunday, May 4, 2008, at South Sunflower Hospital in Indianola. Mrs. Baker was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was united in marriage to Harville Leslie Baker, Sr., on Sept. 10, 1946. He preceded her in death...
Evelyn Markin - Monette (05/08/08)
Evelyn Markin, 81, of Monette died Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at NEA Baptist Hospital. She was a lifetime resident of Monette and a member of the Monette Assembly of God Church. She worked many years in churches alongside her husband, the late Rev. Junior Markin...