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Stories from Friday, January 2, 2009

Former Monette athletes remember great season (01/02/09)
It was a great basketball season for the 1971-72 junior and senior high Monette Buffaloes and their coach, Neil Abel. Former players and cheerleaders had the opportunity to reminisce during a reunion held Saturday at the Buffalo Island Central West school cafeteria in Monette. Some of the teammates had not seen each other in over 30 years...
Manila changes ambulance services (01/02/09)
The citizens of Manila and the surrounding area will not be without an ambulance service thanks to the quick action of Manila Mayor Clifford Veach and the council members. Mayor Veach called a special meeting on Monday, Dec. 22, shortly after receiving word Medic One, the ambulance service in Manila, would be leaving at the end of the year...
Lake City awarded $24,000 grant (01/02/09)
Lake City council approved Ordinance 234-08, amending the 2008 budget ordinance, at the Dec. 22 meeting. Council members present were Doug Stone, Tommy Eakins, Mark Mann, Jon Milligan, Kenneth Winford and Harold Barker...
Lady Lions rally past Marmaduke into NEA semifinals (01/02/09)
Manila advanced to the semifinals of the A-AA-AAA division of the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament Saturday afternoon with a hard fought 61-54 victory over Marmaduke. Colleen Kemp poured in 22 points to lead the Lady Lions to victory after Manila trailed most of the first half. ...
Lady Rebels hold off Tuckerman to reach NEA semifinals (01/02/09)
Kailey Holt sank three critical free throws in the last 20 seconds to lift Riverside to a heart-stopping 58-56 victory over Tuckerman in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament Saturday morning in Jonesboro...
Mustangs advance in NEA at Riverside's expense (01/02/09)
After dropping a heartbreaker on a last second shot earlier in the season at Caraway, Buffalo Island Central got revenge over arch rival Riverside with a convincing 50-34 victory in the quarterfinals of the 62nd Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament Friday night at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro...
Mustangs silence Screamin' Eagles with 72-62 NEA win (01/02/09)
Buffalo Island Central advanced to the semifinals of the 62nd annual Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament behind the scoring of Blake Wheeler and Kam Ashabranner to post a 72-62 victory over Hillcrest Saturday night at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
Gladys Ann Crafton Neubauer (01/02/09)
Gladys Ann Crafton Neubauer, 95, of Columbus, Miss., died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, in Columbus. She was a former long-time resident of the Buckeye Community near Leachville and was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church in Hamilton, Miss. ...
Donald Howard Moore, Sr. (01/02/09)
Donald Howard Moore, Sr., 75, of Manila, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008. Born at Carvers Creek, N.C., he was the son of the late Aude and Mava Ledford Moore and had been a Manila resident since 2005. He was a 1951 graduate of Elizabeth Town High School in Elizabeth Town, N.C. ...
William Lee Barrett (01/02/09)
William Lee Barrett, 58, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at the Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Born at Hayti, Mo., he was a former Michigan resident and had lived in Jonesboro for the past 20 years. He was a retired tree trimmer, a member of the Childress Baptist Church, and a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War...