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Stories from Thursday, October 22, 2009

Riverside breaks ground on multi-million dollar building (10/22/09)
A groundbreaking celebration was held Friday, Oct. 16, for the Riverside School District's new junior and senior high school building, on Highway 18 in Lake City. The $13 million building will be built adjacent to Riverside West Elementary by Tate Construction Company of Jonesboro. ...
Snider Memorial Library serving MHS for 60 years (10/22/09)
Snider Memorial Library at Manila High School is 60 years old, the oldest building on the school campus. School librarian Debra Lee said thanks to the upkeep of the building, it is still a beautiful building with a lot of character...
New Hope Baptist Caraway celebrate 85 Years (10/22/09)
New Hope Baptist Church in Caraway was been serving the community for 85 years. The church family at New Hope would like to invite the community to help celebrate at the 2009 annual Homecoming Service on Sunday, Oct. 25...
Leachville Council addresses retirement funds (10/22/09)
The Leachville City Council discussed handling of firemen retirement funds and council term limits at the council meeting held Tuesday, Oct. 13. Mayor Sheila Spurlock opened the discussion concerning LOPFI retirement for firemen and a state proposal for consolidation and transfer of funds to an actuary accounting firm with a cost for handling investment and distribution. ...
Riverside principal addresses Caraway Council (10/22/09)
Riverside Junior High Principal Matt Scarborough invited Caraway mayor and city council to the ground breaking ceremony for the new junior/senior high school to be held Friday, Oct. 16, when he addressed the city council at the regular meeting held Thursday, Oct. 8...
BIC elects new board (10/22/09)
The Buffalo Island Central School Board met Tuesday, Oct. 13, and elected new board officers, hired new personnel, approved student transfers. New board officers were elected for 2010. These included President Darrin McFall, Vice President Nathan Sanders, and Secretary Scott Colbert...
Bulldogs run past Lions 55-12 (10/22/09)
Earle ran just 30 plays but made the most of its opportunities, rolling up 342 yards of total offense and six touchdowns in a 55-12 romp over the Manila Senior Lions in 3A-3 conference action Friday night at Manila...
Bobcats bite Lions 28-6 (10/22/09)
A week after posting their biggest win of the year over Earle, Manila Junior Lions got overpowered by a physical Corning Bobcat team in a 28-6 3A-3 conference loss Thursday night at Manila. The two teams battled on even terms throughout the first quarter until Corning got on the board with 5:23 left in the opening half when Bobcat running back Russell Cox scored from eight yards out for a 6-0 lead.. ...
Cave City defeats Manila 31-6 (10/22/09)
Cave City plodded their way to a 31-6 victory over Manila at a rain-soaked Caveman Field Friday night, Oct. 9, in 3A-3 conference football action. The game was played in cold, damp and muddy conditions, but it was the Cavemen's potent rushing attack that proved to be the difference...
Raymond Leon Stroud (10/22/09)
Raymond Leon Stroud, 90, of Manila, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Walnut Ridge he was the son of the late George and Minnie Mooney Stroud and had lived many years in Michigan before moving to Manila nearly 30 years ago. ...
Camille Dallas Rodgers (10/22/09)
Camille Dallas Rodgers, 89, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2009 at Gardner Nursing Center. Mrs. Rodgers lived in Star City and Dumas for the past nine years formerly of Caraway and Black Oak. She was born Sept. ...
Eddie Lee "Bud" Malone (10/22/09)
Eddie Lee "Bud" Malone, born Sept. 7, 1921 passed away Oct. 14, 2009, at the age of 88, at SMC Regional Hospital in Osceola. Bud was a retired farmer from Lee Wilson & Company. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Maggie Malone; three sons, Larry Malone (Brenda) and Jerry Malone (Linda) of Dyess, and Eddie Malone (Gina) of Manila; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nadine French of McGhee and Lucille McDonald of Fisher; two brothers, Clyde Malone of Fisher and Herbert Malone of Annieville; and a host of friends.. ...
Frankie Marie Henry (10/22/09)
Frankie Marie Henry, 85, of Manila, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Simon and Dolly Robbins Morris and a lifelong Manila resident. On June 21, 1939 she married Floyd Henry. She was a homemaker and member of the Browns Spur Baptist Church and was a retired nurses assistant with the Manila Nursing Home...
Leavie Owen Brickell Jr. (10/22/09)
Leavie Owen Brickell Jr., 67, passed away Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born Feb. 7, 1942 in Poinsett County to the late Leavie and Nellie Brickell Sr. He was a pharmaceutical rep with the Pfizer Company for over 20 years. ...