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Stories from Thursday, July 10, 2008

Lyerly family named 2008 Mississippi County Farm Family of the Year (07/10/08)
The Lyerly Family of Leachville has been named 2008 Mississippi County's Farm Family of the Year. The family consists of Phillip and Pam Lyerly, their older son, Phillip Gregory (Greg) and wife, Wanda, and younger son, Erick Wayne, and his wife, Leslie...
Buffalo Island Relay raises $21,000 (07/10/08)
"United We Stand to Fight Against Cancer" was the theme of the seventh annual Buffalo Island American Cancer Society Relay for Life. The event was held Friday, June 27, at the Leachville City Park...
Manila's Wise excels in dual sports (07/10/08)
Manila junior to be Kimberly Wise is well on her way to becoming one of the best athletes in Lady Lion history, having racked up numerous awards in her first two seasons as a two-sport star for Manila...
Cadet Alex Bryant Smith graduates West Point (07/10/08)
WEST POINT, N.Y. - Cadet Alex Bryant Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Smith of Jonesboro, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on May 31. Alex is the grandson of the late Jim Barber and Carolyn Barber of Lake City and Peggy Blair of Jonesboro...
Lions visit College of the Blind (07/10/08)
Newly elected Manila Lion President Donnie Wager presided over the regular meeting on Wednesday. Guests, John Parsley and Jerry Pentecost, were introduced. Pentecost is the new Methodist minister and has been a Lion member in Black Rock. He is in the process of transferring to the Manila Lions Club...
Manila council makes Housing Authority appointments (07/10/08)
Manila City Council met in special session Monday, June 30, to discuss and approve three appointments for new commissioners to serve on the board of the Manila Housing Authority Commission...
Cheryl Ann Vinson (07/10/08)
Lake City Cheryl Ann Vinson, 46, of Lake City, died Thursday, July 3, 2008, in Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. She was born in Hollywood, Calif., on July 4, 1961. She moved to Lake City at age 12. She was an active member of First Assembly of God. She was not only a graduate, but served as secretary for Riverside Elementary for 10 years before she retired...
Marie Qualls (07/10/08)
Lake City Marie Qualls, 77, of Lake City died Wednesday, July 02, 2008, at NEA Baptist Medical Center. She had lived in Lake City most of her life and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lake City...
Orlando Lee Burcham (07/10/08)
Marked Tree Orlando Lee Burcham, 92, of Marked Tree died Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was of the Baptist faith. He was one of the oldest living members of the local carpenter's union...