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Stories from Thursday, November 19, 2009

BIC Robotics wins BEST Award (11/19/09)
Buffalo Island Central Robotics team joined 19 other teams from across Arkansas and Tennessee to compete at Arkansas State University in the BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology) robotics competition held on Oct. 31...
DCFS names Suzann Henry employee of the year (11/19/09)
Staff Suzann Rodgers Henry was named "Employee of the Year" by the Arkansas Department of Human Services, Division of Children and Family Services, at a banquet held in Hot Springs last month...
Southworth completes project (11/19/09)
Southworth employees who had a part in the Boeing A-10 project in Manila received a personal thank you Thursday for a job well done. John Kopp, quality inspector for Boeing, was at Southworth's Manila manufacturing plant as the last of the seven lifts in the Boeing A10 project was being completed...
Lady Lions hold off Mustangs 38-34 (11/19/09)
Manila built a 14 point fourth quarter lead but had to withstand a furious rally by Buffalo Island Central to hang on for a 38-34 victory in senior girls basketball action Monday night, Nov. 9, at the Mustang Athletic Complex...
Lady Rebels improve to 6-1 on season (11/19/09)
Riverside picked up a pair of non-conference victories last week, defeating Gosnell 73-64 on the road before taking a 59-50 win over Crowley's Ridge Academy Thursday night at Caraway. Junior transfer Meagan Goza poured in a season high 42 points while grabbing 12 rebounds to lead the Lady Rebels past Gosnell. ...
Riverside slides past Weiner 55-41 (11/19/09)
Jake Love poured in a game high 26 points while M.J. Brewer added seven more to lead Riverside to a 55-41 decision over Weiner Tuesday night at Lake City. Dalton McIllwain led Weiner with 24 points. In junior high action, Riverside posted a 38-21 win over the Cardinals. ...
Lions carve up Rebels 71-32 (11/19/09)
Manila put on their "Jason" masks against Riverside this past Friday the 13th, axing their way to a 71-32 thrashing of Riverside in the Lion's home opener Friday night. The Lions took a 17-8 first period lead before exploding in the second quarter, outscoring the Rebels 25-6 to take a 42-14 lead into the dressing room at the half...
Buffalo Island Central Boys Basketball Roundup (11/19/09)
Buffalo Island Central continued their early season struggles, dropping a trio of games last week in senior boys basketball action. The Mustangs began the week with a 66-34 setback at the hands of former coach Bill Taylor and his Manila Lions. ...
Melva Weatherford (11/19/09)
Melva Weatherford, 79, formerly of Manila died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009. She was born March 6, 1934, in Leachville to the late Leonard and Effie Bazzill Rickard. Surviving are three sons, Les Weatherford of Overland Park, Kan., Rick Weatherford of St. ...
Janice K. Varner (11/19/09)
Janice K. Varner, 53, of Bowling Green, Ind., formerly of Leesburg, Fla., passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, in Greencastle, Ind. Born April 8, 1956, in Manila, she was the daughter of William "Bill" and Lula (Rice) Sullivan...
Mary Catherine Springston (11/19/09)
Mary Catherine Springston, 84, of Leachville, died Friday, Nov. 13, 2009 from injuries received in an automobile accident near Leachville. Born at Pittsburgh, Penn., she had lived most of her life in Ohio and was a retired custodian. She had been a Leachville resident for the past five years...
Maresa Ann Nail (11/19/09)
Maresa Ann Nail, 28, passed away Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 6, 1981, in Paragould. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Lake City...
Pearly Johnson (11/19/09)
Pearly Johnson, 84, formerly of Caraway died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009. She was born April 29, 1925, in Black Oak to the late Willie and Cora Ray. She was a homemaker and a member of the Caraway Church of Christ...
Jimmy Kenneth Hitchcock (11/19/09)
Jimmy Kenneth Hitchcock, 55, of Manila died Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, Tenn. Born to the late William and Zera Hitchcock on Dec. 13, 1953, in Marks, Miss., Mr. ...
Cordie Lee Miller Thomas Dow (11/19/09)
Cordie Lee Miller Thomas Dow, 89, passed away Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009. She was born Aug. 3, 1920 in Knoble to the late Dave and Lillie Miller and was a lifelong resident of Leachville. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Filo Thomas, and her second husband, Burl Dow; three sons, Larry, Jack and George; four daughters, Tootsie, Bug, Anna Mae and Linda...
Mike Armani (11/19/09)
Michael "Mike" Allen Armani, 65, of Mauriceville, Texas, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009, at his residence. Mike was a native of East Chicago, Ind., and was a longtime resident of Mauriceville. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam conflict. He was also a computer programmer and was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church...