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Stories from Thursday, September 3, 2009

Coach Bob White wins Big Lake Club championship (09/03/09)
Bob White, known as Coach White, won the Big Lake Country Club Championship held Aug. 15-16. Coach White's name will be added to the Championship board displayed in the clubhouse...
Carney running for MissCo judge (09/03/09)
Blytheville native and business owner Randy Carney announces his intention to seek election as Mississippi County Judge in 2010. Carney, 49, owns Carney Funeral Home of Blytheville, with his...
Dixon joins Manila Farm Bureau Staff (09/03/09)
Perry Wayne Dixon has joined Manila Farm Bureau staff as an agent and is looking forward to serving the community and the surrounding area. Dixon became a Farm Bureau agent in May and has been working at the Blytheville office...
Black Oak Baptist reaches out to community (09/03/09)
When Brother Richard Williams first came to Black Oak Baptist Church a year ago, he found a small core of faithful church goers who were praying for God to help their church grow. Now, a year later, they've had nearly 600% growth and are averaging 60 in worship service. ...
Eat-a-Bite comes to Monette (09/03/09)
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday, Aug. 25, to welcome Eat-A-Bite restaurant to the Monette business community. Monette Mayor Chub Qualls and members of the Monette City Beautification Committee were on hand for the formal ribbon cutting and welcome certificate presentation, in front of the new business at 217 Drew Avenue...
Robin Rea joins Hair Loft (09/03/09)
Robin Rea joined the staff at the Hair Loft in Lake City on July 7. She said she has received a warm welcome from her co-workers, Linda Hanson, owner/stylist; Donasue Rose and Debra Davis. She is a Lake City native and graduated from Riverside High School in 2008 and the Arkansas Academy of Hair Design in Paragould in May...
Manila School Board fills positions (09/03/09)
The Manila School Board filled several positions and approved a transfer at the regular meeting held Aug. 20. Following an executive session, the board unanimously approved Superintendent Pam Castor's recommendations to transfer Susan Hollis from pre-K aide to the position of elementary building secretary for the 2009-2010 school year; and hire Jeannie Hitt as pre-K aide contingent on her completion of required training.. ...
Monette Council OKs PD cruiser cameras (09/03/09)
The Monette City Council swore in a new councilman and voted to purchase digital cameras for police cars at the city council meeting held Monday, Aug. 24. Mayor Chub Qualls gave the oath of office to new councilman Perry Wood, who was appointed to fill the vacancy in Ward 1 left by the resignation of Byron Sparkman...
Relay for Life tournament raises $2,300+ (09/03/09)
Eleven teams participated in the 2009 Buffalo Island Relay for Life softball tournament raising over $2,300. Chairman of the annual event, Karan Hill, expressed her appreciation to the volunteers and the teams who participated...
Golf roundup (09/03/09)
Manila continued its successful season on the links last week in high school golf action. The Lion golfers fired a team score of 109 in a four team event held Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Victory Lake Golf Course in Corning...
Priscilla Rose Mroczkowski (09/03/09)
Priscilla Rose Mroczkowski, 63, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, at the Heritage Gardens of Senath South, LLC after a battle with cancer. Born Aug. 10, 1945, to the late Harold Grant Hulett, Sr. and Jennie Cornell in Atlas, Mich., she was a homemaker and a waitress. She loved spending time with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed...
Raymond Lee McComas (09/03/09)
Raymond Lee McComas, 70, of Leachville, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at his home. Born near the Peach Orchard Community, he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Madge Prevo McComas. He was a longtime resident of Rockford, Ill., before making his home in Leachville. He was retired from Essex Wire Company in Rockford...