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Stories from Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Donovan Moore welcomed home (09/17/08)
Donovan Moore, 8, was welcomed home to Leachville on Wednesday. He was met at the city limits by the local firemen and police officers. Donovan finished his trip home on a fire truck. It was a parade in his honor. His friends and teachers at Buffalo Island Central East welcomed him with banners and cheers...
Caraway purchases Jet-Vac (09/17/08)
The Caraway City Council worked through a short agenda during the meeting Thursday, Sept. 11. Mayor Barry Riley praised Terry Couch, Merle Bard, Bo James and Johnny Boatmen for the excellent decision they made in selecting the 1981 Brigadier Jet-Vac truck during a two-day trip to Detroit. ...
Leachville Council tables filling aldermen positions (09/17/08)
Leachville City Council announced resignation of one city policeman and two aldermen during the Monday evening, Sept. 8, meeting. Policeman Mitchell Lasater resigned earlier this month to allow him more time to be with his ailing parents. An advertisement for another certified policeman has been placed in The Town Crier...
To the editor: (09/17/08)
I am not sure, but I think there is a good chance that James (Jimmie) Hodges, Jr., was from Manila. He was killed in the Battle of the Bulge in World War II approximately Dec. 16, 1944. I would like to locate some family members. ...
Buffalo Island Central golfers win District Championship (09/17/08)
The Buffalo Island Central Girls Golf Team became the AA District Champions on Thursday, Sept. 11, at Thunder Bayou in Blytheville. Golf team members are Lauren Roddy, Haley Parker and Sarah Roddy. Lauren was also named Medalist of the tournament...
Warriors ambush Lions 50-0 (09/17/08)
Westside's offense exploded for seven touchdowns while the Warrior defense created six Manila turnovers in a 50-0 rout of the Lions in non-conference football action Friday night at Manila. The Warriors got touchdowns from six different players while rolling to 418 yards of total offense. ...
Rebels netters remain unbeaten (09/17/08)
Girls fall to 4-1 By TRENT FLETCHER Riverside's netters traveled to Lepanto Thursday afternoon to take on arch rival East Poinsett County and came home with a split, winning the boys matches 5-1 while dropping a 3-1 decision in girls action...
Lion rally falls short (09/17/08)
Junior Rams win 28-26 thriller By TRENT FLETCHER Manila put together a furious fourth quarter rally, but fell a two point conversion short in their come back bid against Paragould as the Junior Lions fell 28-26 in a heart stopping non-conference football game Thursday night at Manila...
Mikayla Shedd qualifies for Regional Tournament (09/17/08)
Mikayla Shedd, Manila golfer, tied for fourth place in the 3-AAA District Tournament at Piggott on Sept. 5. She qualified to compete in the Regional Tournament scheduled for Thursday at Corning. Manila does not have a girls golf team this season so Mikayla is competing as an individual...
Lion golfers advance to Regionals (09/17/08)
Senior Michael Shedd fired a one over par 73 to help lead the Manila Lions to a runner-up finish in the 3-AAA District Golf Championships Tuesday at the Sugar Creek Country Club in Piggott. Shedd's score was good enough to earn runner-up medalist honors, finishing two strokes behind Chris Predmore of Rivercrest. ...
Mattie Victoria Thomas (09/17/08)
Mattie Victoria Copeland Thomas, 91, of Blackshear, Ga., died Tuesday evening, Sept. 9, 2008, at her residence following an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Frank Thomas Sr.; parents, Charles Theodore Copeland and Sarah Henson Copeland; two sons, Herman Stacy and Thomas White; five grandchildren, Thomas Leo White Jr., Gloria Jean Acord, Frankie Thomas III, Matthew John Mattox, and Thomas White.. ...
Patsy Ruth Stotts (09/17/08)
Patsy Ruth Stotts, 75, of Jonesboro died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born in Black Oak and had lived in Jonesboro since 1981 moving here from Glendale, Calif. ...