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Stories from Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Cullum receives the gift of life (04/22/09)
In the normal routine of life, a year can be a short period of time. When a person is fighting health issues and waiting for a possible cure, the same 12 months can turn into what seems like an eternity. Terry Cullum and his wife, Ruth, can say the fight has been worth it since he is now recovering from a liver transplant...
Leachville Council OKs fire department, PD purchases (04/22/09)
The Leachville City Council made plans for an early loan pay-off to GMAC and purchase respirators and air-packs for emergency personnel use when the council met Monday, April 13. The council agreed to complete an early loan pay-off to GMAC for the city's waste water treatment plant to avoid continued interest payments. The total amount of indebtedness was listed as $57,274, as of April 9, 2009...
BIC Board approves transfers, grants leaves (04/22/09)
The Buffalo Island Central School Board met Thursday, April 16, and granted medical leaves for two teachers, approved student transfers and accepted a bid for construction of a new canopy at the BIC Junior High in Leachville...
Anna Mae Watkins celebrates 99th birthday (04/22/09)
Anna Mae Watkins was 99 years old on Feb. 12, 2009. Her daughter Sylvia E. McEwen with the help of granddaughter, Barbara Holmes, hosted a reception on Sunday, Feb. 15, at their home in Texarkana. Mrs. Watkins is a former Manila resident...
Area history comes to life on CD (04/22/09)
Joe Chipman of Manila has always been able to take a normal conversation or a new sight and create a song around the subject matter. Family and local history have always held an interest to him and writing songs on these subjects seem to come naturally...
Lady Lions advance in District (04/22/09)
In a roller coaster sort of game Monday afternoon at Harrisburg, the Manila Lady Lions advanced to the second round of the 3A-3 district tournament with a 17-16 eight inning win over Piggott. After the top of the order for Manila went down 1-2-3 to open the game, the Lady Mohawks got on the board with a pair of runs to make it 2-0. ...
Riverside defeats EPC 6-3, advances to Regional Tournament (04/22/09)
Riverside jumped to a 4-0 lead and held on for a 6-3 victory over East Poinsett County Friday afternoon at Monette to qualify for the regional softball tournament to be held April 24th at Melbourne. The Lady Rebels got on the board with a run in the first inning, thanks to a bunt single by senior Morgan Emery, who stole second base and eventually came home to score on a wild pitch...
Mustangs stun Cougars 2-1 (04/22/09)
Nathan Whitlow's two-out RBI single in the top of the eighth inning gave Buffalo Island Central a 2-1 victory over Rector, propelling the underdog Mustangs to next week's Regional Tournament in Walnut Ridge. Rector had run-ruled BIC in two previous games during the regular season, but the Mustangs turned the tables in the biggest game of the year, ending the Cougar's season...
Rebels bow out of District Tournament (04/22/09)
Richie Tate's two-rum homer in the bottom of the second inning broke a 1-1 tie as Marked Tree went on to a 9-3 victory over Riverside in the quarter-finals of the 2A-3 District Tournament Saturday morning at Monette...
Lions rally to capture District Championship (04/22/09)
Manila Coach Steve Milligan didn't relish the idea of facing his former coach, Tuckerman's Morgan Gilbert, in the championship game of the 3A-3 District Tournament Saturday night at Piggott, but thanks to a big night at the plate by senior centerfielder Frankie Cowgill, the Lions rallied from a two-run deficit to defeat the Bulldogs 5-4 for their second consecutive district title...
Dorothy Jeanine Wright Schnautz (04/22/09)
Oklahoma Dorothy Jeanine Wright Schnautz, 73, of Afton and Grove, Okla., died Friday, April 10, 2009 at Prairie Haven Nursing Center, Kensington, Kan., near her daughter. She was born Oct. 26, 1935 in Manila, the daughter of the late Emery Wright and Lorean Counts Wright Ballard. ...
Steven Curren Webb (04/22/09)
Steven Curren Webb, 56, of Morehouse, Mo., died April 15, 2009 at his home after an extensive battle with lung cancer. Mr. Webb was born Jan. 8, 1953 in Indianapolis, Ind., to Jearl Webb and the late Sylvia (Jones) Webb. ...
Delaner R.D. Rece (04/22/09)
Delaner R.D. Rece, 73. of Leachville died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at his home. Mr. Rece was born Sept. 5, 1935 in Manila to the late Fred Rece and Mozella (Brown) Rece. Mr. Rece was a longtime resident of Leachville and member of the Second Baptist Church. ...
Iva Marie Mayberry (04/22/09)
Iva Marie Mayberry, 88, of Hornersville, Mo., died Friday, April 17, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born in Knobel, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Callie Montgomery Mayberry and had been a Hornersville resident since 1925. She was a longtime member of the Hornersville Baptist Church...
Steve Malloy (04/22/09)
Thomas Steven Malloy, 55, of Manila, died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at his home. Born at Manila, he was a 1971 graduate of Manila High School and a lifelong area resident. He retired from United Parcel Service after 25 years of service and began a second career in law enforcement. ...
Ellis Glenn Horner (04/22/09)
Ellis Glenn Horner, 83, of Blytheville, died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born in Manila, he was the son of the late Frank and Edith Turner Horner and was a 1942 graduate of Manila High School. ...
Paul D. Cude (04/22/09)
Paul D. Cude, 76, of O'Fallon, Mo., formerly of Leachville, died Monday, April 20, 2009, at his home. Born in Leachville, he was the son of Melvin and Maggie Cude and had been a longtime resident of O'Fallon, Mo. ...
James A. "Booster" Ballard (04/22/09)
James A. "Booster" Ballard, 82, of Leachville, died Friday, April 17, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born near Heber Springs, he was the son of the late Jacob and Mabel Wallace Ballard and had been a Leachville residents since 1955. ...