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Stories from Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Manila coach joins missionary group in Africa (04/07/09)
Manila girls basketball Coach Jeff Priest joined a group from Lake City First Baptist Church on a missionary trip to Africa during spring break. Priest was part of the group who conducted a basketball clinic in Kenya...
Stella May retires after 35 years at MNC (04/07/09)
Stella May was the guest of honor at a retirement party held at the Manila Nursing Center on Friday morning. March 31 marked the end of May's 35 year career serving as a certified nursing assistant at Manila Nursing Center...
Manila School Board hires coach Bill Taylor (04/07/09)
Manila School Board members met three nights last week conducting interviews with four applicants in an effort to fill the high school boys basketball coach position. Coaches interviewed included Brad Phillips, James Smith, Jason Durham and Bill Taylor...
Caraway benefit set for Marvin Browning (04/07/09)
Friends of Marvin Browning will host a gospel/country singing, bake sale and silent auction at the Riverside Caraway gymnasium from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday. A drawing will be held for a Thompson Center Black Powder Gun Complete Kit. Tickets for the gun will be $1 each...
Lady Mustangs pound out 14-1 win over Riverside (04/07/09)
Karla Marroquin laced a two-run double to highlight Buffalo Island Central's three run first inning and the Lady Mustangs went on to a convincing 14-1 victory over Riverside Tuesday afternoon in 2A-3 high school softball action at Monette...
Buffalo Island Central West Mustangs have good season (04/07/09)
The fourth grade Buffalo Island Central West Mustangs finished their basketball season with a 20-7 record. They were third in the conference and runner-up in the conference tournament held in Caraway. They also received runner-up in the Raider Classic Tournament in Jonesboro...
Area Boys Baseball Roundup (04/07/09)
Manila took both ends of a double header, crushing Brookland 8-0 in the opener and finishing off the Bearcats with a 12-0 whipping in the nightcap Monday at Manila in 3A-3 conference baseball action...
Rose Marie Gray (04/07/09)
Rose Marie Gray, 72, of Leachville, died Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at her home. Born at ElPaso, she was the daughter of the late Orn and Emma Neal Adams and was raised in Leachville where she was a 1956 graduate of Leachville High School. ...
Earl Dean Sparkman (04/07/09)
Earl Dean Sparkman, 68, went to be with his Lord, Wednesday, April 1, 2009. He was born Jan. 9, 1941, in Monette to the late William and Delila Sparkman. He was a retired farmer. Mr. Sparkman was a deacon and trustee of the Monette Assembly of God Church and was a loving father, grandfather, brother. He enjoyed going to church, fishing, hunting and life and will be...
Teresa Jones (04/07/09)
Teresa Ann Jones, 46, of Manila died Thursday, April 2, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila she spent most of her life in the area and was a 1981 graduate of Manila High School. She was employed as a tax preparer for H&R Block in Manila and was a member of Bethany Baptist Church...