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Stories from Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Manila School Board pays tribute to Veach (08/27/08)
Following a walk through of buildings across the Manila School campus at the August meeting, Superintendent Pam Castor and board members paid tribute to the memory of Board member Justin Veach who died July 10...
Manila rider qualifies for state (08/27/08)
Dalton Hitchcock and his buckskin pony, Sparkie, placed third in the NEA Horse Show Association (HSA) in Jonesboro. Dalton, eight year old son of Brad and Paige Hitchcock of Manila, has been riding horses since he was four and competing the last two years...
Cave Dwellers light up the sky (08/27/08)
The Leachville Cave Dwellers are not Cro-Magnons, nor do they live in a cave, but they are throwbacks from a time when people saw a need in a community and took care of it. These dedicated volunteers wanted to do something to make the Fourth of July a special day for the children in their hometown. ...
Manila fire station on schedule (08/27/08)
Mayor Clifford Veach reviewed the budget to date and reported on new fire station progress at the August Manila City Council meeting on Monday evening, Aug. 18. During the budget review Veach reviewed each department giving a detailed report. He commented only two departments, water and sanitation, are not holding its own. He reminded the council the employee bonuses came from these accounts...
BIC accepts transfers (08/27/08)
The Buffalo Island Central School Board met Monday, Aug. 18, accepting resignations and hiring new personnel. Resignations were accepted from Stephanie Rowe, choral music; Alesha Morgan, resource/home economics; and Theresa Stout, school nurse...
Doug Stone to fill Lake City council position (08/27/08)
Lake City Council members voted to appoint Doug Stone to fill the vacant council position at the Aug. 18 meeting. The position was formerly held by Alderwoman Debbie Davis who resigned earlier in the year...
NAHRO recognizes BIC West (08/27/08)
The cooperative efforts and programs of the Monette Housing Authority and Buffalo Island Central West Elementary School have attracted the attention of the seven state Southwest Region of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO)...
Gamble's Team ends year in first place (08/27/08)
The Gamble's Women's Softball Team finished the regular season winning the league championship and the Tournament Championship on Aug. 16. Pictured are, from left: Back -- Cassie Bunch, Katherine Pannels, Amanda Welch, Jessica Hicks Copeland. Middle -- Carrie Donner, Christie Baugher, Kayci Phelps, Tracy Milligan, Kim Lawrence. Front -- DeShawnna Gibson, Reba Dill, Mitzi Adcock, and Kristi Lewis...
Grace Wiles Padgett (08/27/08)
Grace Wiles Padgett of Crestwood, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 15, 2008, at the age of 100. She was born April 9, 1908, in Jonesboro to the late E.H. and Cora Wiles. She moved to the Monette area at an early age. She was a member of the Crestwood First Baptist Church. She was a retired employee from Chrysler...
Vera Mae Luff (08/27/08)
Vera Mae Luff, 84, of Caraway died at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008. She was born in Cherry Valley to Robert and Minnie Duke. She was a homemaker and of Baptist belief...
Troy Lynn Kelems (08/27/08)
Troy Lynn Kelems, 51, of Caraway, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at his home near Caraway. A native and life-long resident of Caraway, he was a retired police officer for the City of Caraway. He served 21 years in law enforcement and held over 50 certificates in law enforcement training. ...
John Sewell Williams (08/27/08)
Dr. John Sewell Williams, 47, of Blytheville died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008. Born Dec. 20, 1960, to James M. "Mac" Williams Jr. and the late Rosemary Williams, he graduated from Blytheville High School in 1979. ...
Neva Lynn Coggins (08/27/08)
Neva Lynn Coggins, 76, of Caraway, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Heber Springs, she moved to Caraway in 1952 where she lived most of her adult life. She was a homemaker and a member of Mangrum Church of Christ...