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Stories from Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Manila sells old fire station (09/09/09)
Manila City Council members reviewed and accepted the higher bid for the old fire station at a special called meeting held Monday, Aug. 31. All council members were present. Manila Mayor Clifford Veach said the city had received two bids, $52,400 from Harold Stallings and $65,000 from Emerson Ambulance Service...
Faith Funeral Service announces new ownership and expansion plans (09/09/09)
Janie Singleton has joined Stephan Keating as a co-owner of Faith Funeral Service located in Manila. Singleton has been with Faith Funeral Service for a little over a year and is pleased to have the opportunity to become a partner in the business when she purchased Ronnie Craine's interest in the business...
Brad Erney to run for State Representative District 76 (09/09/09)
Brad Erney of Jonesboro is running for State Representative District 76. He is a small business owner and a friend to the farmer, he said. His grandfather was a lifelong cotton farmer in Northeast Arkansas. Erney is a dentist in Jonesboro...
Buffalo Island Museum opens Saturdays (09/09/09)
Buffalo Island Museum has a new schedule for fall. Beginning Sept. 1, the museum will open Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m., and other times as requested. There is no admission charge, although donations are appreciated...
Manila school board fills position (09/09/09)
All members of the Manila School board were present at a special called meeting on Thursday evening with only one item on the agenda, filling the position agri teacher left vacant by the death of longtime Manila teacher Dale Poag...
Late touchdown pass lifts Manila past Rector 19-13 (09/09/09)
Sophomore Dillon Burrow connected with Jared Burks on a 12-yard touchdown pass with only 7.1 seconds left in the fourth quarter to lift Manila to a heart-pounding 19-13 come from behind victory Friday night at Rector...
Tressie Swift (09/09/09)
Tressie Swift, 76, of Lafe, passed away early Thursday morning, Sept. 3, 2009, at her home. Born April 12, 1933, near O'Kean, she is the daughter of Charles Moses and Iva Cook Gates. She was a homemaker and member of the Free Will Baptist Church of Paragould. She was united in marriage to Elmer Swift on Feb. 11, 1972...
Paul Alexander Lang (09/09/09)
Paul Alexander Lang, 90, of Monette, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, in a Little Rock hospital surrounded by his family. He was born July 15, 1919, in El Paso, Ark., to the late John and Nettie Lang. ...
Shirley Bryant (09/09/09)
Shirley Bryant, 71, of Manila, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009, at the Manila Nursing Center in Manila. She was the daughter of the late James Virgil and Thelma Pauline Mansell Rich and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. She was a retired nurses aide for the Manila Nursing Center and attended the First Assembly of God Church in Manila...