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Stories from Friday, November 28, 2008

Ronnie Kennett inducted into the 2008 Hall of Distinction (11/28/08)
Ronnie Kennett of Leachville was one of 35 athletes inducted into the Arkansas Tech University Hall of Distinction in the Intercollegiate Athletics category. The ceremony was held in conjunction with homecoming festivities 2008...
CMA to place signs around Manila (11/28/08)
John Parsley and Larry Cox, president of the Christian Motorcycle Association, addressed the Manila City Council on Monday, Nov. 17, about placing signs "Look Twice, Save a Life." Parsley said the club had purchased 12 signs and would like the approval of the council to place them around town...
Manila School Board accepts bond bid (11/28/08)
Scott Beardsley with Beardsley Public Finance met with the Manila School Board on Thursday, Nov. 20, giving an update on the refunding and construction bond issue to construct a new elementary facility...
Caraway Council OKs extra holiday (11/28/08)
Caraway Mayor Barry Riley distributed copies of a proposed 2009 city budget when the city council met Thursday, Nov. 20, in short session. "The 2009 budget is very conservative," Riley said. "I think we need to wait until the new council members come on board to make a final decision on it."...
Black Oak Council hears water quality concern (11/28/08)
The Black Oak City Council discussed grants for improving the city's water quality at the council meeting Monday, Nov. 17. Devon Shouse addressed the council concerning grant information to improve the city's water quality...
Board member McFall selected as ASBA delegate (11/28/08)
Buffalo Island Central School Board selected Darrin McFall to serve as delegate at the ASBA Convention on Dec. 3-5 in Little Rock at the Nov. 10 meeting. After approving the minutes and reviewing the financial reports, the board accepted the resignation of Elisa Rodriquez, special needs assistant, at West Elementary...
Lady Lions swat Hornets 68-55 (11/28/08)
Manila drilled five three pointers in the first quarter en route to a 21-6 lead and never looked back in the Lady Lion's 68-55 3A-3 conference victory over Harrisburg Thursday night at Manila. The Lady Lions bolted out of the gates early with an 8-0 run, capped off by back to back three pointers from senior Colleen Kemp. ...
Bobcats power way past Lions 67-44 (11/28/08)
Corning remained unbeaten with a convincing 67-44 victory over outsized Manila Tuesday night in 3A-3 conference basketball action at Manila. The Bobcats clawed their way to a 25-10 first period advantage behind the strong inside play of Kyle Harvey, who scored 14 of his game high 23 points in the opening stanza. ...
Riverside Lady Rebel Basketball Roundup (11/28/08)
Nettleton jumped to an early 15-6 first period lead and held on to defeat Riverside 54-49 in senior girls basketball action Thursday night at Nettleton. Andi Watson poured in a game high 18 points to lead the Lady Raiders, who hit 11-18 free throws and made three treys on the night...
Riverside Basketball Roundup (11/28/08)
Riverside rolled to a 60-25 victory over Ridgefield Christian Tuesday night in high school basketball action at Caraway before dropping a 47-44 heartbreaker to Bay Friday night at Lake City. Riverside placed 10 players in the scoring column, led by Jake Love, who pumped in 15 points in the Rebel's victory over Ridgefield Christian. ...
Lady Mustang Basketball Roundup (11/28/08)
Buffalo Island Central dropped a pair of senior high basketball games last week, losing Monday night 75-56 to Gosnell before dropping a 71-39 decision at Armorel on Thursday night. Gosnell placed three players in double digits, led by Candace Miller's 21 points. Brooke Godsey and Eureka Sing added 19 points apiece for the Lady Pirates, who sank 24-32 foul shots and made five treys on the night...
Buffalo Island Central Basketball Roundup (11/28/08)
Blake Wheeler poured in a season high 35 points to lead Buffalo Island Central to a 52-47 come-from-behind victory over Ridgefield Christian Friday night at Jonesboro, spoiling the Eagle's homecoming...
Aubrey Guy Pennington (11/28/08)
Aubrey Guy Pennington, 67, of Manila died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at Saint Elizabeth's Place in Jonesboro after an extensive illness. Born June 6, 1941, in Leachville to the late Roy Pennington and Elise Witcher, he was a lifelong area resident. He attended Leachville School, was a member of Brown's Chapel Baptist Church and a truck driver for Ace Trucking...
Alta Files Loveless (11/28/08)
Alta Loveless, 85, of Helena, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at Clarksdale, Miss. She was born in Manila on Friday, Dec. 8, 1922. She was preceded in death by her husband, C.C. Loveless; a grandchild, Clay Loveless; a brother, and five sisters...
Ophelia Kay Garner (11/28/08)
Ophelia Kay Garner, 53, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008 at her residence. She was born in Manila and lived in Jonesboro for 13 years, moving from Manila. She was a homemaker and of the Assembly of God belief...
Ellen Cloud (11/28/08)
Ellen Cloud, 93, of Lake City, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Born in Egypt, Mrs. Cloud lived most of her life in Lake City. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Lake City...
Glina Braden (11/28/08)
Glina Braden, 90, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. She was born Jan. 20, 1918 in Tuckerman to the late William and Adlia Hinson. She was a member of the Monette First Baptist Church. She taught for many years in the Monette and Gosnell School Districts. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Monette Garden Club and the Delta Sorority...