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Stories from Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Manila man wins Ironman Triathlon competition (10/14/08)
(Editor's note: Keith McCann recently finished first in his age division in the Ironman Triathlon held in Oklahoma City. His wife, Gerri, is the journalism teacher at Manila High School. As a project, she had her journalism students write an article about the Ironman competition. ...
Monette couples share 223 years of marriage (10/14/08)
Four Monette couples have accumulated 223 years of marriage among them and have every reason to celebrate the month of October. The couples include Jerry and Margarete Reed, Devane and Martha Baldridge, Tink and Millie Wimberley, and Gene and Norma Gathright...
Caraway Council passes ordinances (10/14/08)
The Caraway city council worked through a short agenda consisting of ordinances, one resolution and discussion on other topics at the council meeting Thursday, Oct. 13. The council declared an emergency and passed the 2008-2 Cross Connection Ordinance with three readings...
Rebel boys claim District tennis title (10/14/08)
Riverside's Daniel McCormick claimed the singles title at the 2A-3 District tennis tournament in Jonesboro, leading the Rebels to the team championship Wednesday at Allen Park. McCormick's surprising run gave the Rebels the momentum they needed to take home the team title, as the junior defeated Ridgefield Christian freshman Louden Eubanks, 6-2, 6-0, in the championship match...
Emery and Campbell claim District doubles title (10/14/08)
Riverside seniors Morgan Emery and Katey Campbell teamed to win the 2A-3 District doubles championship for the second straight year with a 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) victory over Bonnie Argo and Karysta Passmore of Ridgefield Christian Wednesday afternoon at Allen Park in Jonesboro...
Lions finish fourth in State Golf Tourney (10/14/08)
Manila's Michael Shedd shot a sparkling 74 to lead the Lions to a fourth place finish in last week's 3A State Golf Tournament at the Balboa Country Club in Hot Springs Village. Shedd's 74 placed him eighth among 72 golfers. ...
Lions downed by Cavemen 56-12 (10/14/08)
Cave City used a fake punt midway through the opening quarter to break open a close game, catapulting the Cavemen to a 56-12 romp over the Lions Friday night in 3A-3 senior high football action at Manila...
Bulldogs race past Junior Lions 30-14 (10/14/08)
Earle quarterback Autrey Allen ran for over 100 yards while teammate Josh Selvey galloped for three touchdowns to lead the Bulldogs to a 30-14 win over Manila Thursday night in 3A-3 junior high football action at Lion Field...
Tracy Allan Wilhite (10/14/08)
Tracy Allan Wilhite, 43, of Manila died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, in Crittenden County. Born July 13, 1965, at Paragould, Mr. Wilhite was a master technician with Nissan Motors and an employee of Steve's Auto and Tire in Memphis. He was of the Baptist faith...
Paul Leon Stull (10/14/08)
Paul Leon Stull, 84, of Manila, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Leora, Mo., he was the son of the late Elvis and Laura Kinder Stull and had been a Manila resident for most of his life. He was a retired farmer, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and of the Baptist faith...
Tyson Lee Sims (10/14/08)
Tyson Lee Sims, infant son of Chris and Tiffany Sims, died Oct. 10, 2008, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He is survived by his parents; four siblings, Jake Sims, Jade Bishop, Michael Tomas Hall, and Gage Sims; paternal grandparents, Barry and Lucy Holden; and maternal grandparents, Ron and Etta Hall and Dan and Susan Mattix...
Darlene Rodgers (10/14/08)
Funeral services for Darlene Rodgers, 52, of Papillion Neb., were 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, at Grace Baptist Church, in Papillion. Burial was Cedar Dale Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her mother, Peggy...
James Lawrence Lewis, Jr. (10/14/08)
James Lawrence Lewis, Jr., 43, of Marmaduke, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, at his residence after an extensive illness. Born Dec. 31, 1964, in Kennett, Mo., to the late James Lawrence Lewis, Sr. and Glenda Campbell Lewis, Mr. ...
Otis G. Guiltner (10/14/08)
Otis G. Guiltner, 80, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born June 17, 1928 in Monette to the late Oliver Troy and Ethel Guiltner. He attended Turkey Run and Monette Schools and lived his entire life in the Monette and Lake City area. ...
Coy Willie Boyd (10/14/08)
Coy Willie Boyd, 95, of Manila died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at Manila Nursing Center. He was born April 6, 1913, in Hattieville to John and Elizabeth Reid Boyd. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, LaVon; a son, Dr. Coy Mac Boyd; a daughter, Shirley Nell Boyd; six sisters and three brothers...