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Stories from Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Gary Perkins named director of nursing at Monette Manor (12/08/09)
Gary Perkins of Manila is the new director of nursing at Monette Manor. Perkins has been in nursing since 1999. A Manila High School graduate, he spent 20 years in the Navy, flew in P3s hunting submarines. After retirement, he worked in a plant in Blytheville as a design engineer...
Valley View defeats Manila 58-50 to capture Gerald Jennings Invitational Tournament (12/08/09)
Valley View took home both the senior high and junior high championships in Saturday night's finals of the Gerald Jennings Invitational Tournament at Manila. The Lady Blazers outlasted host Manila 58-50 in the senior girl's championship matchup while the junior Blazers completed the sweep with a 35-30 win over Paragould...
Lions squash Chicks 64-60 (12/08/09)
Manila spoiled David Hixson's return to the Blytheville bench Tuesday night, and new Lions coach Bill Taylor inched closer to career win 600 as the 3A school knocked off the Chicks, 64-60. The win is believed to be Manila's first over Blytheville in the modern era...
Riverside Tournament Recap (12/08/09)
Riverside began defense of its 2008 Williams Baptist Tournament championship with a 63-42 victory over Corning November 28th at Walnut Ridge. Jake Love powered home 22 points while Cole Winford pumped in 17 more to lead the Rebels. Riverside took a 23-13 lead at the first break and held a 33-19 advantage at halftime. The Rebels led 44-30 lead entering the fourth quarter...
Lady Mustangs take home Bradford Tournament title (12/08/09)
Buffalo Island Central rolled over Pangburn 67-52 to capture the Bradford Basketball Tournament Championship Saturday night at Bradford. Brittany Fowler poured in 33 points as the Lady Mustangs improved to 9-3 on the year. BIC sank 14-17 foul shots in the final quarter to seal the win. Jenna Pike also hit double digits for the Lady Mustangs scoring 14 points...
Ima Jean Dortch McCullough (12/08/09)
Ima Jean Dortch McCullough, 80, of Bella Vista, and a former longtime resident of Blytheville, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, at the Highland Health Center in Bella Vista. She was born in Leachville on March 1, 1929, to the late Ira Lee and Beatrice Stella Gossett Dortch. ...
Thomas Allyn Frazer (12/08/09)
Thomas Allyn Frazer, 73, of Leachville, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009, at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Chester, Ill., he was the son of the late Francis Roosevelt and Ethel Loucille Atchison Frazer and had been a longtime resident of Illinois before moving to Leachville in 1986. He was a retired river boat captain...