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Stories from Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Buffalo Island Central approves student transfers (12/23/09)
Several student transfers were approved at the Dec. 14 Buffalo Island Central School Board meeting. Michelle Whalen, Wallace Davis and Phillip Davis transferred from Riverside to Buffalo Island Central. Janna Whitlock transferred from BIC to Jonesboro...
Riverside Rebel Basketball Rewind (12/23/09)
Riverside improved to 5-10 overall and picked up its first league win of the year with a 58-55 victory over Marked Tree Friday night at Caraway. Jake Love pumped in 16 points to lead the Rebels while Cole Winford also hit double digits with 11 points. The Rebels led 18-13 after the first quarter, 33-22 at the half and 45-39 entering the fourth quarter...
Mustang Basketball Roundup (12/23/09)
Bay jumped to a 23-6 first period lead and went on to a convincing 71-29 victory over Buffalo Island Central Tuesday night at Bay. Gunner Freeman scored 13 first quarter points, including three treys, as the Yellowjackets built a commanding 32-13 halftime lead. By the end of the third quarter, Bay held a 55-16 advantage as the 'Jackets improved to 16-4 on the season...
Taylor reaches 600 win mark (12/23/09)
Lions roar to pair of conference wins Manila Head Coach Bill Taylor reached yet another milestone, picking up victory number 600 as the Lions ran over Rivercrest 74-62 in 3A-3 conference action Friday night at Wilson...
Manila Lady Lion Recap (12/23/09)
Manila swept through the 3A-3 conference with a pair of victories over Rivercrest and Piggott last week. The Lady Lions gunned down the Lady Colts 56-46 Monday night at Wilson before manhandling Piggott 49-36 Thursday night at Manila...
Mark West (12/23/09)
Mark West, Jr., 72, died on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 at St. Bernards Hospice House after an extensive illness. Mr. West was born Aug. 8, 1937 to the late Mark West, Sr. and Bertha Mae Walker West in Collier Township, Greene County, Ark. ...
Eugene "Gene" Loven (12/23/09)
Eugene "Gene" Loven of Jonesboro, formally of Trumann, 78, died Friday, Dec. 18, 2009 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., after a brief illness. Mr. Loven was born June 11, 1931 to the late Frank Loven and Carrie Black Loven in Old Weona, Arkansas. ...
Jessie Leonard Johnson (12/23/09)
Jessie Leonard Johnson, 73, of Leachville, died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009, at his home. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late Rudy and Lola Bishop Johnson and was a lifelong resident. He was a 1954 graduate of Leachville High School and was retired form the agriculture industry...
Ladon Halsey (12/23/09)
Ladon Halsey, 86, died Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Monette on August 10, 1923 to the late Chester and Myrte Bray, she was a homemaker and a member of the Monette Church of Christ. She was also a member of the Home Demonstration Club, Monette Church of Christ Ladies Class, Monette P.T.A., and room mother for many years at Monette Schools...
Ernest Page Clark (12/23/09)
Ernest Page Clark, 75, died on Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center after a battle with cancer. Mr. Clark was born Dec. 8, 1934 to the late Connie Grady Clark and Minta Barber Clark in Raleigh, N.C. ...
Sharron Kay Barker (12/23/09)
Sharron Kay Barker, 63, of Manila, widow of C.L. Barker, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009, at the NEA/Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Lillie Mae Williams Carter and had been a lifelong Manila resident. ...