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Stories from Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Home cooking comes to Caraway (08/26/09)
A special ribbon cutting was held Monday, Aug. 17, for the grand opening of "Vittles and More" in Caraway. Mayor Barry Riley presided over the ceremony with owners Eddie and Diane Davis. "We are proud to have the new cafe become a part of our Caraway business community," Riley said...
Gregg Funeral Home expands to Caraway (08/26/09)
Gregg Funeral Home in Caraway held open house Sunday afternoon, Aug. 23, and welcomed guests from all across Northeast Arkansas. Owner Buddy Hebert and his full staff of employees were on hand to greet visitors and direct tours through the newly renovated facility on main street. Refreshments were served in the kitchen and hospitality area...
Manila to have new ambulance service (08/26/09)
Manila City Council voted to change ambulance services at the regular August meeting held Thursday evening. Manila Mayor Clifford Veach recommended the city change ambulance services from Pafford to Emerson...
Retirement reception honors Paul Wildy (08/26/09)
A retirement reception was held for Paul Wildy, Farm Bureau agent, at the Manila Farm Bureau office Tuesday, Aug. 18. Wildy has served as a Farm Bureau agent for 30 years, starting his career on Aug. 10, 1979...
Accident claims life of Manila agri teacher (08/26/09)
Longtime Manila agri teacher/FFA adviser Dale Poag died on Tuesday night, Aug. 18, from injuries sustained in a farming accident. According to the Mississippi County Sheriff's report, the emergency call came in at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday...
Lake City Council OKs siren purchase (08/26/09)
The Lake City Council met Monday evening, Aug. 17, and reviewed the 2009 city audit, purchased storm sirens, and confirmed the Employee Handbook. The 2009 Lake City Water and Sewer Audit Report was received from Auditor Scott Despain. ...
Eddie Dunigan announces plans to run for state representative (08/26/09)
Henry Edgar "Eddie" Dunigan, 58, of Black Oak has announced plans to run for state representative in District 76 as a Democrat. Dunigan comes from a diversified background. He has taught school and driven a school bus for the past 36 years. He taught eight years at Lake City, one year at Lepanto and the last 27 years at Buffalo Island Central...
Manila star completes busy summer (08/26/09)
Manila pitcher Tray Malone was busy on the baseball diamond this summer, preparing for his senior season with the Lions. Malone, who had a banner junior year, posting an 11-1 record with a sparkling 0.96 earned run average, received numerous honors for his accomplishments...
Lions gun for winning season (08/26/09)
Manila's Junior Lions came within one victory of a winning season last year, and Head Coach Jason Durham's troops have high hopes of challenging for the 3A-3 conference title in only their third year of football...
Lions enter second season of football with high expectations (08/26/09)
Manila returns virtually its entire roster from last season's 1-9 squad, with great expectations as the Lions enter their second year of Friday night football. Manila Head Coach Toby Doke is excited about his team's chances of winning several more games this season. ...
Golf tournament benefits Buffalo Island Veteran's Memorial Park (08/26/09)
Twenty-two golfing teams vied for a variety of prizes at the first annual Buffalo Island Veterans Memorial Park Golf Tournament held Saturday at the Big Lake County Club in Manila. Golfers from all over Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri participated in the tournament, with proceeds going to the Buffalo Island Veterans Memorial Park...
John Ryan McVay (08/26/09)
John Ryan McVay, 19, of Manila, died Sunday morning, Aug. 16, 2009, at his home. Born in Houston, Texas, he had been a lifelong Manila resident and a 2008 graduate of Manila High School. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John Thomas and Shirley Frances McVay...
Dale Edmond Poag (08/26/09)
Dale Edmond Poag, 60, of Manila died late Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, at The Med in Memphis. Born at Blytheville, he was the son of the late Charles Hughes Poag and was raised in the Milligan Ridge Community. He was a lifelong Manila area resident, a 1966 graduate of Manila High School and received a bachelor's degree in vocational agriculture from Arkansas State University in 1970...
Ann Dowell McGrath (08/26/09)
Ann Dowell McGrath, 74, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2009, surrounded by family and friends at the Hospice of the Carolina Foothills. Ann was born Nov. 28, 1934, to the late Henry Jackson Dowell and Mary Mozelle Reed Dowell in Flat River, Mo...
Scott Barrett (08/26/09)
Scott Barrett, 38, of Leachville died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at his home. He was the son of the late Robert and Brenda Barrett and had been a Leachville resident most of his life. A 1988 graduate of Buffalo Island Central High School, he had worked as a roofer and carpenter, and was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Leachville...