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Stories from Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Monette class of '57 gathers (10/27/09)
The Monette High School Class of 1957 celebrated their fifty-second year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 24, at the First Baptist Church family life center in Monette. The reunion planning committee included John Paul Maynard, Dolores Price Miller, Sandra Baird Nall, Alvis Snider, and Opal Brown LaFarlette,...
Carroll Malone honored with retirement party (10/27/09)
Carroll Malone, office manager at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City, was surprised with a retirement luncheon on Friday. Cathy Stout, activity director at Lakeside, organized the surprise party. Mrs. Malone was presented with a silver tray engraved "In appreciation for 12 years of dedicated service to the residents and staff."...
Keeping the water flowing (10/27/09)
Workers with the Corps of Engineers recently brought in equipment to clean up debris under a floodway bridge near the pumping station north of Mallard Lake. John Lomax has worked for Drainage District 17 for 19 years. He takes care of the maintenance and the running of the pumping station...
Paw Paw Paw's Collectibles opens in Monette (10/27/09)
Paw Paw's Collectibles, located on Highway 18 East, Monette, recently opened and has a variety of new and used items. Owners are Jace and Carol Cagle. They offer consignment and booth space is available...
Pumpkins to benefit St. Jude (10/27/09)
Pumpkins grown in Leachville will benefit children at St. Jude for the second harvest year. JD Shepard's started planting pumpkins last year as a hobby. He said he had the ground and the time and he hoped the children would enjoy watching the pumpkins grow. His daughter, Whitney Shepard Holden, turned it into a family project in memory of the Shepard's oldest daughter, Casey...
Census official addresses Manila City Council (10/27/09)
The Manila City Council met Monday, Oct. 19, and discussed plans to work with the U.S. Census Bureau to obtain an accurate count of city residents during the 2010 census. Mayor Clifford Veach introduced Census Bureau representative Marilyn Kountz who encouraged the city to join in partnership to promote the participation in the upcoming 2010 census...
Lions mercy rule Bobcats 41-0 (10/27/09)
Manila put together what may have been their most complete performance since starting football three years ago, demolishing the Corning Bobcats 41-0 in a 3A-3 conference victory Friday night on the road...
Mohawks weather storm in 8-0 shutout of Manila (10/27/09)
It all came down to one play in Thursday night's 3A-3 junior high contest between Piggott and Manila. Unfortunately for the Lions, the big play went the Mohawk's way when tailback Cody Mantz splashed through the mud for a 58-yard touchdown run with 1:00 left in the third quarter for the game's only score. ...
Bay spoils BIC's season opener with 79-39 victory (10/27/09)
Buffalo Island Central first year Coach Garrett Eoff's season opener was not a happy one, as the Mustangs fell to Bay 79-39 in senior boys basketball action Tuesday night at the Mustang Athletic Complex in Monette...
Linda Diane Meeker (10/27/09)
Paragould Linda Diane Meeker, 58, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at Belle Meade Healthcare in Paragould after a battle with cancer. She was born May 28, 1951 to the late Everett Crossen and Elsie Badgett. She was one of Jehovah's Witnesses and attended meetings in Paragould, a nurse's aide and she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends...
Herschel Roy Bunting (10/27/09)
Bloomington, Ill. Herschel Roy Bunting, 87 of Bloomingto,Ill., passed away Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at 6:45 p.m. at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, Ill. His funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Grace Church in Normal, Ill., with Rev. Ed Scearce officiating...