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Stories from Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Manila Gifted and Talented receives grant (01/13/09)
Manila Gifted and Talented students were excited to hear the grant they had helped write was approved. The grant program, administered by the Arkansas Securities Department, provides materials, equipment and resources to schools and qualified organizations to assist them in teaching students about securities, the stock market, and investment concepts...
Richard Hughes accepts D.C. position (01/13/09)
Manila native Richard Hughes, IV will relocate to Washington, D.C. next month to assume the newly created Director of Immunization Policy position with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officers...
BIC celebrates Homecoming (01/13/09)
Buffalo Island Central Senior High Homecoming was held Friday, Jan. 9. The theme was "Lost in Wonderland." Corie Flannigan was crowned queen. Pictured are the queen and her court, from left, front: flower girl Alexa Whitley and crown bearer John Garrett Edwards; back: Princess Harley Damron and escort Dalton Womack, Queen Corie Flannigan and escort Ben Cole, Princess Jordon Miller and escort Tab Wildy.. ...
Hembrey joins Monette Manor staff (01/13/09)
Teresa Hembrey has joined the staff at Monette Manor as activity director. She has 11 years of experience in the nursing field. She worked six years at Craighead County Nursing Home in the rehabilitation department. She is a certified CNA and RNA...
Caraway Council narrows PD officer applicants (01/13/09)
The Caraway City Council reviewed more than 20 applications for the new police officer position at the council meeting Thursday, Jan. 8. After a lengthy executive session to hire a new police officer, the council reconvened without making a decision. The council narrowed the applicants down to three and set a special meeting for 1 p.m. Jan. 17, to finalize their decision...
Mustangs stampede Lions 64-48 (01/13/09)
Manila showed grit and determination, rallying from 18 points down to pull to within four, but Hoxie withstood the storm and raced to a 64-48 3A-3 conference victory Friday night at Manila. Hoxie dominated most of the first half and led 33-15 at the 3:43 mark of the second quarter before the Lions began their comeback, outscoring the Mustangs 8-2 to close the halftime deficit to 35-23...
Lady Rebel Round-ball Results (01/13/09)
Jordan Madden's 29 point outburst powered East Poinsett County to a 55-46 victory over Riverside in 2A-3 conference action Tuesday night at Lepanto. The Lady Warriors forged a 16-9 lead after the first period and carried a 25-21 lead into the dressing room at the half. ...
Lady Lion Cage Results (01/13/09)
Harrisburg's Olga Diaz drained a three pointer at the buzzer as the Lady Hornets shocked Manila 41-39 in 3A-3 conference basketball action Thursday night at Harrisburg. The Lady Hornets trailed Manila 39-38 with 40 seconds remaining and held for the last shot. With the clock winding down, Diaz worked herself open and drilled the game winner as the horn sounded...
Lady Mustang Basketball Roundup (01/13/09)
Buffalo Island Central's senior girls picked up a pair of victories while the junior Mustangs improved to 18-1 on the season last week, with sweeps over both Marked Tree and Cross County in 2A-3 conference action...
Riverside drops two Conference games (01/13/09)
Riverside found the road rough going, losing a pair of conference games last week. The Rebels lost to East Poinsett County 50-38 Tuesday night before dropping a heartbreaking 50-48 decision to Rector on Friday night...
John Calhoun "JC" South (01/13/09)
John Calhoun "JC" South, 64, of Manila died Jan. 5, 2009, at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born Aug. 27, 1944, at Hillboro, Ala. He was a farmer and of the Pentecostal faith. He was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Nora and Harlo Newman; a sister, Margaret Newman; and a brother, Franklin Newman...
Randy Lynn Hoskins (01/13/09)
Randy Lynn Hoskins, 49, of Jonesboro, son of retired Piggott Postmaster Bobby Hoskins and Walcott Postmaster June Hoskins of Piggott, died Thursday, Jan. 08, 2009, at his home of natural causes. Born in Flint, Mich., he was a 1978 graduate of Jonesboro High School. ...
Kenneth Irvin Caery (01/13/09)
Kenneth Irvin Caery, 77, of Manila, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009, at his home. Born in the Blackwater Community near Manila, he attended Blackwater School and was a 1948 graduate of Manila High School. ...
Kenneth Irvin Caery (01/13/09)
Kenneth Irvin Caery, 77, of Manila, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009, at his home. Born in the Blackwater Community near Manila, he attended Blackwater School and was a 1948 graduate of Manila High School. ...
Robin Denise Buchanan (01/13/09)
Robin Denise Buchanan, 42, of Steele, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at Regional Hospital of Jackson, Tenn., after an extensive illness. She was born May 6, 1966, in Hayti, Mo., to Joe Shivers and Diana Pollard Shivers...