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Stories from Thursday, September 24, 2009

ANC offering adult opportunities in education (09/24/09)
Arkansas Northeastern College-Leachville branch has a lot to offer in adult education. There are day classes and evening classes to accommodate students. "We have a wonderful facility here and it is an asset to the community," Sherryl Cooley, GED instructor, said...
Manila Police Chief announces for County Sheriff (09/24/09)
Manila Police Chief Jackie Hill announced his candidacy for the position of sheriff of Mississippi County. Hill, a 20 year veteran of law enforcement, is a former Mississippi County deputy. He has been Manila Chief of Police for 12 years...
Rep. Ray Kidd seeks judgeship position (09/24/09)
JONESBORO--State Representative Ray Kidd, a long time resident of Jonesboro, announced his campaign for Craighead County Judge ahead of the opening of the District Fair next week. Kidd, a local small business owner and three-term State Representative, will seek the seat in 2010...
Pete Hicks to replace Vaughn as Caraway police chief (09/24/09)
The Caraway City Council approved the retirement of Police Chief Jerry Vaughn and appointed his successor at the regular city meeting held Thursday, Sept. 10. Mayor Barry Riley read a letter from Chief Vaughn announcing his retirement effective Oct. 1. The letter was dated Aug. 31...
Manila School Board hears principal reports (09/24/09)
Manila school principals updated the board on attendance, programs, curriculum, handbooks, test scores and the overall start of the 2009-2010 school year at the regular September meeting held Thursday...
Buffalo Island Central Board hears testing results (09/24/09)
Doris Willyerd, District test coordinator, presented both current and historical end of course, Benchmark and ACT testing results at the Buffalo Island Central School Board meeting held Sept. 14 in the junior high library. ...
McCrory blows past Lions 57-22 (09/24/09)
McCrory's high scoring offense rang up 50 points for the third straight week, posting a 57-22 victory over the Lions on a dreary Friday night in Manila's home opener. The Jaguars wasted little time getting on the scoreboard, as they took the opening kickoff and marched 76 yards in only five plays. ...
Hoxie whitewashes Lions 18-0 (09/24/09)
Hoxie kept Manila's offense bottled up most of the night and put together a balanced offensive attack of their own, as the Mustangs shut out the Lions 18-0 in junior high football action Thursday night at Hoxie...
NEA Titans take Throw Down (09/24/09)
The 10 and under NEA Titans won the first annual USSSA J-Town Throw Down at Joe Mack Campbell park Sept. 11-13. In a battle of back to back state champions in their respective leagues, the Titans beat Jonesboro Express Blue 15-10 in the championship game. ...
Cade Cater on a winning streak (09/24/09)
Cade Cater, 8 year old son of Tim and Dawnna Cater of Manila, is on a winning streak bringing home six trophies from the Atoka Raceway Park in Brighton, Tenn., north of Raleigh. This is Cade's first year to race in the junior sportsman championship go-cart races, but he has been racing around his own home track since he was three years old. ...
Morgan Preslee Anderson (09/24/09)
Morgan Preslee Anderson, infant daughter of Lewis "Andy" and Lisa Barker Anderson, was born into heaven Thursday at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. Morgan is survived by her parents, Lewis "Andy" and Lisa Anderson; grandparents, Bill and Paula Anderson and Ricky and Glenda Barker, all of Caraway; and many other family members...