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Stories from Monday, March 23, 2009

Manila council hears clean-up status (03/23/09)
Manila Mayor Clifford Veach updated council members on the city-wide debris clean-up at the regular monthly meeting held Monday, March 16. The January ice storm left tons of limbs and trees down throughout the area. For several weeks Mayor Veach met with FEMA representatives working through a bid process for the clean-up work...
Study time (03/23/09)
Shailey Woolridge, elementary student at Riverside, took advantage of the spring weather to do her homework outside. (photo provided)
ANC gets big addition (03/23/09)
What is 22 feet long, 8 feet wide, 9 1/2 feet tall and weights 14,000 lbs? Answer: the JT9D-7A turbine engine donated by AAR Corporation of Wood Dale, Ill., to Arkansas Northeastern College in Blytheville...
Manila School Board renews contracts (03/23/09)
Manila School Board members renewed certified contracts at the regular March meeting held Thursday evening. Superintendent Pam Castor presented a list of certified personnel for the 2009-2010 school year with recommendations for renewal. The board voted unanimously to renew the teachers listed...
Lake City approves swimming pool ordinance (03/23/09)
Lake City Council members unanimously passed Ordinance No. 236-09 after the third reading at the March 16 regular city council meeting. The Ordinance, providing regulations for the construction and maintenance of swimming pools within the city of Lake City, was introduced and read for the first time at the January meeting. ...
BIC School Board renews contracts, accepts resignations (03/23/09)
The Buffalo Island School Board met on March 19 in the superintendent's office to renew employee contracts, secure summer program staffing, accept six retirements, and approve student transfers. After an hour-long executive session to consider hiring and personnel matters, the board approved contracts and summer program staffing...
Bake sale/car wash to benefit Caraway resident (03/23/09)
A bake sale/car wash will be held Saturday to benefit Marvin Browning of Caraway who is facing multiple surgeries. "Marvin has been good to so many of us in the community, we want to give back," Jennifer Powell said...
Mustang Roundup (03/23/09)
Buffalo Island Central won both games of a doubleheader with East Poinsett County, taking the opener 12-0 before completing the sweep with an 11-4 win in the nightcap Thursday afternoon at Monette. The Lady Mustangs closed out the week with a 7-3 victory at Rector to improve to 6-2 overall and 6-0 in 2A-3 conference action...
Lions improve to 6-1 on the season (03/23/09)
Manila drubbed Piggott 10-3 Monday afternoon before coming back with a 16-1 triumph over Marked Tree on Tuesday to improve to 6-0 on the season. The Lions suffered their first loss of the year with an 8-4 setback to Gosnell Thursday afternoon...
Lady Rebels pick up first win of season (03/23/09)
Riverside picked up their first win of the season with a 12-11 come from behind victory in extra innings over Cross County Thursday afternoon at Lake City. The Lady Rebels entered the bottom of the eighth inning trailing 11-9, but tied the game on freshman Rebekah Frayer's two-run triple. ...
Felis Trinidad (03/23/09)
Felis Trinidad, 72, of Manila, died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Hondo, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Andres Trinidad. She had been a longtime Northeast Arkansas resident and was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Jonesboro...
Paul Taylor II (03/23/09)
Paul Taylor II, 69, of Lake City, died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at his home. He had lived his life in Lake City and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was a Mason and a Shriner. Survivors include his wife, Shirley, of the home; a son, Paul Taylor III, Lake City; a brother, Myron Taylor, Antioch, Calif.; a sister, Alma Butler, Memphis, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.. ...
Betty Sue Storey (03/23/09)
Betty Sue Storey, 76, of Manila, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at her home. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Leo Flagg and a 1950 graduate of Manila High School. She and her late husband, Noel Storey, owned and operated the Manila Esso Station for many years. Mrs. Storey was a lifelong Manila resident and a member of the First Baptist Church...
E.L. Shirley (03/23/09)
E.L. Shirley, 82, of Monette, died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born March 2, 1927, in Cave City to the late Ethel and Elsie Shirley. He was a veteran serving in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked many years at Colson Caster Company as a machine operator and was a member of the Ravenden Church of Christ...