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Stories from Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Leachville Council questionnaire to address four-year terms (09/30/09)
Leachville Mayor Sheila Spurlock addressed the city council Sept. 21 concerning staggering city council terms. She suggested Position 1 serve two years and Position 2 serve four years until four year terms could be implemented...
Lake City Council approves variance request (09/30/09)
The Lake City Council met Sept. 21 and approved a variance request that had been tabled on Aug. 17. Homeowner Billy Rand of 300 Catfish Drive requested a variance from the seven foot city ordinance during the council meeting last month. City Code Enforcer Terry Chisnall said there was nothing in writing concerning a variance difference as to "old town or new town" description...
Missed opportunities cost Manila Jr. Lions (09/30/09)
Manila had more than one opportunity for victory in Thursday night's home opener against Harrisburg, but couldn't find the end zone when it counted most, allowing the Junior Hornets to leave town with a hard fought 18-12 win...
Hoxie rolls past Lions 42-6 in Conference opener (09/30/09)
Senior fullback Dillon Williamson bulled his way for 101 yards rushing and three touchdowns to lead the Hoxie Mustangs to a convincing 42-6 victory over the Lions Friday night in senior high football action at Manila...
Lion golf teams punch tickets to state tourneys (09/30/09)
Manila advanced to the state tournament for the third year in a row with a third place finish in regional boy's competition Sept. 23 at Sage Meadows Golf Course in Jonesboro. The Lions shot a team score of 271, finishing 30 strokes behind champion Brookland, who fired a winning score of 241. ...
Nell Dean Whitehead (09/30/09)
Nell Dean Whitehead, 77, of Leachville, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, of injuries suffered in an auto accident near Leachville. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Edward and Elsie Vera Burrow and was a lifelong Leachville and Manila resident. ...
Shirley Ann Bray Taylor (09/30/09)
Shirley Ann Bray Taylor, 69, of Manila formerly of Blytheville, the widow of Luther Justin Taylor, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, at the NEA/Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late William Enoch and Mary Lucille Wright Bray and had been a lifelong resident of Northeast Arkansas...
Patricia Ann Stone (09/30/09)
Patricia Ann Stone, 54, of Caraway, died on Sept. 23, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born March 6, 1955, to Leo Stallings and Louise Shasteen in Caraway. She was a lifelong resident of Caraway, of the Baptist faith, worked for Basler Electric in Caraway, enjoyed crocheting, reading and spending time with family and friends...
Rosie Macon Lutz (09/30/09)
Rosie Macon Lutz, 84, of Manila, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, at her home. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late General and Annie Martin May and was a lifelong Manila resident. She was of the Pentecostal faith, a homemaker and loving mother of nine children...
Stynes Floyd Brown (09/30/09)
Stynes Floyd Brown, 84, of Caraway, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Black Oak, he was the son of the late Ed and Pearl Austin Brown and had lived most of his life in the Milligan Ridge Community. He was a retired cotton ginner, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Milligan Ridge Baptist Church...