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Stories from Thursday, October 30, 2008

Gun club is possibility (10/30/08)
Several Manila men in Manila are looking at the possibility of starting a local gun club. Tony Hawkins, Donnie and Kent Wagner and Jimmy Veach want to get the word out to see if there is enough interest to go forward with plans...
Manila Council accepts paving bid (10/30/08)
Manila City Council members unanimously approved the low bid for paving, reviewed the budget to date, and approved promotions in the police department during the regular Monday, October meeting. Mayor Clifford Veach reviewed paving bids with council. Council members unanimously accepted the low bid from Delta Asphalt at $104.75 per ton. A-State's bid was $128 per ton...
Lady Rebels capture first ever Team Championship (10/30/08)
State Champs! For the first time in school history, the Riverside Rebels claimed a team state championship as the Lady Rebels took home the 2A Girls State Tennis Title last week at Fairfield Bay. The Lady Rebels rode the play of their two doubles teams, Holly Dudley/Taylor Boness and Morgan Emery/Katey Campbell, to pile up enough points to take home the team title. ...
Bobcats overpower Manila in 41-0 win (10/30/08)
Corning came into this season with high expectations after finishing last year with a 9-1 overall record and a perfect 5-0 conference mark. But the Bobcats have struggled most of the year, entering Friday night's clash against Manila with only two wins on the season. ...
Mohawks scalp Junior Lions 40-8 (10/30/08)
Piggott took advantage of an early Lion miscue and turned the game into a 40-8 rout in a rain-soaked 3A-3 junior high conference contest Thursday night at Manila. Manila forced the Mohawks into a punting situation on their first drive of the game, but an offsides penalty against the Lions kept the Piggott drive alive, as the Mohawks drove 70 yards to take a 6-0 lead on quarterback Logan Murray's one yard sneak. ...
Joy Delene Merritt (10/30/08)
Joy Delene Merritt, 76, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born May 21, 1932 in Monette to the late Omer and Ethel Reed. She worked for Cavanaugh Ford and was a member of the Cornerstone United Methodist Church...
Teddy Doyle Hardin (10/30/08)
Teddy Doyle Hardin, 40, of Payneway died Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, at his residence. He was the youngest of 11 children. Survivors include Herma Linda Lopez of the home; brothers, Larry Hardin of Payneway, Darrell Hardin and Ricky Hardin, both of Red Oak, Jimmy Hardin and Danny Hardin, both of Jonesboro, and Michael Hardin of Memphis; sisters, Joyce Barrett of Caraway, Connie Carlock of Trumann, Donna Friend of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Bonnie Pollard of Lepanto.. ...
Odell Davis (10/30/08)
Odell Davis, 85, of Leachville died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, at Monette Manor. Born in Birmingham, Ala., she was the daughter of the late John and Alice Isebell Johnson and had lived most of her life in Leachville. She was a homemaker and a member of the Leachville Second Baptist Church...
Howard Carney (10/30/08)
Howard Carney, 78, of Blytheville, former Mississippi County Sheriff, died early Wednesday morning, Oct. 22, 1980. Mr. Carney is survived by his wife of 58 years, Delores Donner Carney of Blytheville; a daughter; Marla Perkins, and husband Dana of North Little Rock; a son, Michael Carney, and wife Carrie of Blytheville; two grandchildren, Sarah Carney and Aaron Carney; a niece and a nephew...