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Stories from Thursday, December 17, 2009

Rolland named Officer of the Year (12/17/09)
Justin Rolland of Lake City was named Law Enforcement Officer of the Year last month by the Jonesboro Exchange Club. Craighead County Sheriff Jack McCann presented Rolland with a special commemorative plaque denoting the honor, during the club's annual law enforcement banquet in Jonesboro...
Fred's give back to local heroes (12/17/09)
Fred's "Hero Hats" and 9/11 Operating Profits Donations give back to local emergency teams in commemoration of the Heroes of 9/11/2001. Manila Fred's Manager Dan Lewis presented checks to Manila Police Department and Manila Fire Department...
Monette Council addresses waterworks, equipment (12/17/09)
Monette city council worked through a short agenda before dismissing for the annual employee Christmas luncheon at the council meeting Friday, Dec. 11. Marilyn Kountz, with the U. S. Census Bureau, addressed the council concerning the importance of obtaining an accurate account of city residents during the 2010 census...
Caraway Council OKs pay raises (12/17/09)
The Caraway council hired a new police officer, gave across the board raises, and adopted the 2010 budget at the regular city council meeting held Thursday, Dec. 11. Justin Faulkner was hired as full-time police officer at a salary of $26,000, which includes all holidays. After Faulkner completes his certification in 2010 he will have a salary increase of $1,000...
Lions fall to Warriors 60-41 in Gerald Jennings final (12/17/09)
Manila advanced to the finals of the Gerald Jennings Holiday Tournament, but fell victim to the Warriors in the championship game as East Poinsett County downed the Lions 60-41 Saturday night at Caraway...
Marked Tree takes home Gerald Jennings junior high title (12/17/09)
Marked Tree outscored Riverside 28-8 in the third quarter of Saturday night's junior high final of the 2009 Gerald Jennings Holiday Tournament and coasted to a 62-38 victory at Caraway. The Indians held a slim 29-25 lead after Riverside's Braden Peaster knocked down a 10-foot jumper with 4:04 left in the third period. ...
Blazers oust Junior Lions from Gerald Jennings Tourney (12/17/09)
Valley View jumped to a 15-7 lead after the first quarter and held on for a 51-43 victory over Manila Wednesday night in the junior high division of the Gerald Jennings Holiday Tournament at Caraway...
Lady Lions drop pair of 3A-3 Conference games (12/17/09)
Manila hit the conference trail last week, but found the going tough, losing both games in 3A-3 senior girls basketball action. Corning knocked off the Lady Lions 69-66 on Tuesday night at Manila, before Hoxie took home a 45-36 decision over the Lions Thursday night at Hoxie...
Lady Mustang Basketball Roundup (12/17/09)
Jenna Pike drilled six three pointers on her way to a 20 point night to lead Buffalo Island Central to a 75-56 victory over Marmaduke in senior girls basketball action Monday night, Dec. 7, at the Mustang Athletic Complex...
Riverside Rebel Roundup (12/17/09)
The Lady Rebels split a pair of senior high basketball games last week, dropping a 67-56 nonconference tilt at Bay before ending the week with a 63-47 2A-3 conference win over Turrell at Lake City. Meagan Goza scored 16 points to lead Riverside in Monday night's loss at Bay. ...
Beatrice Davis (12/17/09)
Beatrice Davis, 85, of Blytheville, died Friday, Dec. 11, 2009, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Lexington, Tenn., to Wiley and Missie Pruitt Middleton, she lived most of her life in Blytheville and was a member of the Gospel Lighthouse Church. ...
Applerine Finley (12/17/09)
Mrs. Applerine Finley, 89, of Jonesboro, former longtime Leachville resident, died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, at her home. The daughter of the late Robert and Annie Swedholm Cobbs, she had lived most of her life in Leachville. She was a homemaker and a former employee of the American Greeting Card company in Osceola and had lived in Jonesboro for the past several years...