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Stories from Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Donovan Moore glad to be back at school (02/18/09)
Donovan Moore, 9, is glad to be back at school and has received a warm welcome from his friends, teachers, and staff at Buffalo Island Central East Elementary. His mother, Tammy Moore, who works in the school cafeteria at BIC East, is also glad to be back...
Monette Manor crowns royalty (02/18/09)
Residents at Monette Manor were honored with a Valentine's Day party on Friday. Cake, cookies and punch were served. Each resident received a trinket basket filled with Hershey kisses and a balloon. The staff voted on the 2009 King and Queen. Crowned were Jimmy Pyland and Glina Gammill. Runners-up were L.C. Austin and Birtha Clowers. They received boxes of candy and flowers...
Caraway Council nixes full time officer (02/18/09)
Caraway City Council met on Feb. 12 and discussed hiring of new police officer, approved park commission resignation and paid tribute to recent ice storm workers. After a brief discussion about potentially hiring a third full-time policeman, the council decided to delay filling the position and to make use of part time and auxiliary policeman instead...
Buffalo Island Central board renews contacts (02/18/09)
All Buffalo Island Central building principal's contracts were renewed at the Feb. 9 meeting. Principals are Shirley Cato, east elementary; Dr. Kima Stewart, west elementary; Roland Wells, junior high school; and Randy Rose, high school...
Full slate of games marked opening day of 2A-3 District Tournament at Caraway (02/18/09)
Number one seeded Buffalo Island Central rolled to a 39-7 romp over eighth seeded Cross County in the opening round of the 2A-3 District Tournament Saturday morning at Caraway in junior girls basketball action. ...
Manila Lions end season with losses; Lady Lions defeat Hoxie (02/18/09)
Manila closed the regular season, dropping a pair of conference games last week with losses against Earle and Hoxie. The Bulldogs got 18 points from Roy Marshall en route to a 60-32 victory Tuesday night over the Lions. The Lions traveled to Hoxie Thursday night and came away with a 59-43 loss to the Mustangs...
Manila seniors honored (02/18/09)
Manila High School Booster Club honored senior basketball players on Tuesday night before the last home basketball game of the 2008-09 season. Basketball players and their parents were recognized. Each senior received a plaque and presented their mothers with a bouquet of flowers...
BIC shoots down Rockets to close out regular season (02/18/09)
Buffalo Island Central closed out the regular season with a 63-52 victory over Turrell in 2A-3 senior girls basketball action Tuesday night at the Mustang Athletic Complex in Monette. Jordon Miller pumped in 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Lady Mustangs, who finished the regular season with a 12-14 record while evening their conference slate with a 7-7 mark. ...
Riverside senior boys and girls close regular season (02/18/09)
Riverside traveled to Brookland Friday night, hoping to end the regular season on a winning note, but shot a miserable 36 percent from the free throw line, making just 15 of 41 attempts in losing a 73-64 decision to the Bearcats. Meanwhile, Brookland hit 27 of their 35 attempts for a 77 percent clip to secure the win...
EPC claims Conference title with 70-58 win over BIC (02/18/09)
Buffalo Island Central and East Poinsett County went into Thursday night's 2A-3 battle at the Mustang Athletic Complex with the conference championship on the line, but when the dust had settled it was the Warriors who took home the crown, beating the host Mustangs 70-58 behind a balanced scoring attack and a tenacious defense...
Sue Workman (02/18/09)
Sue Workman, 78, of Manila, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at her home. She was born Feb. 11, 1931, in the Lost Cane Community near Manila, to the late Walter David and Lillie Bell Lane Vastbinder. She was a homemaker, a member of the Little River Missionary Baptist Church, and an active participant in the Manila Alumni Association...
Naomi Whitehead (02/18/09)
Naomi Lynn Whitehead, 52, of Leachville, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at her home. Born at Monette, she was the daughter of the late Richard Chesley and Eugenia Hautence Fortson Roberts and had lived most of her life in the Leachville area. She was a retired convenience store manager and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Regina Kay Selby (02/18/09)
Regina Kay Selby, 53 of Leachville, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Jimmy Selby and had been a lifelong Leachville resident. She was a 1973 Leachville High School graduate and a longtime member of Second Baptist Church in Leachville...
Terry Wayne Pyland (02/18/09)
Terry Wayne Pyland, 49, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Feb. 26, 1959 in Jonesboro. A lifetime resident of Caraway, he was a carpenter and was a member of Community of Christ Church...
Charles Clifton McCoy (02/18/09)
Charles Clifton McCoy, Sr., 72 of Monette, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born at Childress, he was the son of the late Jack and Dollie Conner McCoy and had been a longtime Monette resident. ...
Ronnie Loven (02/18/09)
Ronnie Loven, 53, of Lake City died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at Lakeside Nursing Center and Rehab. He was born Aug. 29, 1953, the son of Floyd and Betty Jane Rodgers Loven. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Garrison Loven; son, Daniel Loven and wife, Nikki; daughter Tracy Reese and husband, John; brothers, Lawrence, Gary and Lester Loven; sisters, Sandy Sartin and Donis Pope; and grandchildren, Chloe, Jaden and Electa.. ...
Marguerite Hunnicutt (02/18/09)
Marguerite Henrietta Hunnicutt, 96, of Blytheville died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. She leaves a son, Alan Hunnicutt and wife, Tina, of Berryville; two grandsons, Matthew Alan and Kyle Evan Hunnicutt; and a niece, JoAnn Hughes, of Blytheville...
Vernon Leroy "Roy" Henry (02/18/09)
Vernon Leroy "Roy" Henry, 89, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at Monette Manor. He was born May 2, 1919, in Strawberry to the late I.P. and Cora Henry and lived in the Jonesboro area most of his life. He retired from working for Craighead County and was of the Church of Christ belief. He served in the United States Army during World War II...
Elvie Diane Berry (02/18/09)
Elvie Diane Berry, 76, died Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at Monette Manor. She was born Feb. 7, 1933, in Monette to the late A.D. and Pearl Lucille Hensely. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief...