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Stories from Thursday, January 7, 2010

Manila Lions NEA Tourney runner-up (01/07/10)
Manila senior high boys basketball team came in as runner-up in the NEA Tournament finals held at the Convocation Center Wednesday, Dec. 30. The Lions lost 53-40 to East Poinsett County.
Robins opens consignment shop in Leachville (01/07/10)
Brenda Robins recently retired from the Leachville Post Office and purchased Annette's Consignment Shop in Leachville. Her new business will be named Leachville Consignment Shop. It is located in the former Wright's Grocery and later Chamber's Electric building...
Harrison seeks senate seat (01/07/10)
BLYTHEVILLE -- On Tuesday, Mayor Barry Harrison announced he has formed an exploratory committee to seek the Democratic nomination for the Arkansas Legislature in Senate District 15. State Senator Steve Bryles is term-limited and cannot run for re-election...
Lake City council adds three to FD (01/07/10)
Among the business conducted by Lake City Council members were ordinances and a resolution passed, new members were added to the fire department, the financial report reviewed, and Police Officer Steve Chamness was promoted to police sergeant. The meeting was held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, with Mayor Billy R. Anderson presiding...
Warriors deal Lions 53-40 setback in NEA finals (01/07/10)
Manila hoped to avenge its only loss of the season when they faced East Poinsett County in the finals of the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Basketball Tournament Wednesday night at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro, but the Warriors used a strong second half to pull away for a 53-40 victory, claiming the 1A-2A-3A championship...
Bay deals Lady Lions heartbreaking 72-71 defeat in NEA semifinals (01/07/10)
Jordan Ferguson's clutch free throw with just four seconds left in the game dealt Manila a heartbreaking 72-71 loss to Bay in the semifinals of the NEA Tournament Monday afternoon, Dec. 31, at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
Area players named to NEA Tournament team (01/07/10)
Manila placed four players on the All-NEA Tournament team in the A-AA-AAA division, chosen by the coaches. Blake Wheeler, Kam Ashabranner, Levi Wallace and J.J. Helton were all selected for the runner-up Lions. Riverside's Jake Love was also chosen...
Top seeded Cave City roars past Lady Mustangs 58-40 in NEA semifinals (01/07/10)
Defending Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament champion Cave City jumped to a 20-4 first period lead and never looked back, defeating Buffalo Island Central 58-40 in last week's Monday afternoon 1-2A-3A semifinals at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
Wanda Swedholm (01/07/10)
Wanda Lee Swedholm, 71, of Mineral Point, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009, at the Washington County Memorial Hospital in Petosi, Mo. Born at Risco, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Orville and Meca Aters Perrigan and had lived much of her life in the Sikeston area. ...
Jack Howard Roberts, Sr. (01/07/10)
Jack Howard Roberts, Sr., 82, of Gallatin, Tenn., passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 1009. Mr. Roberts was a resident of Leachville for 39 years, 1927-1966. The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, at the Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home in Gallatin with Pastor Frank Whitaker officiating. ...
Dorothy "Dottie" Cobbs (01/07/10)
Dorothy "Dottie" Jeanette Cobbs, 69, of Leachville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010, at her home. Born Dec. 16, 1940, in Leachville to the late J.D. and Belle Edgin Connell, she had been a lifelong Leachville resident. She was a 1959 graduate of Leachville High School, a homemaker and a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Leachville...
Roy Clowers (01/07/10)
Roy Arvel Clowers, 98, of Leachville, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Fairbanks, Ark., he was the son of the late Dan and Angie Payne Clowers and had been a Leachville area resident for most of his life. Mr. Clowers was a retired farmer and cotton ginner, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was of the Baptist faith...