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Stories from Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Retired fire fighters honored (01/26/10)
Manila Volunteer Fire Department hosted a dinner Thursday evening at Big Lake Country Club in honor of recent retired firefighters. "We have been trying to get them all together for some time to recognize them and let them know how much we appreciated the many years of service and dedication they have given to the Manila Fire Department and the community," Fire Chief Jerry Hitchcock said...
Monette/Black Oak firemen recognized (01/26/10)
The Monette and Black Oak Fire Departments held their annual family dinner and recognition dinner on Jan. 16 at the Monette Fire Station. "We try to take time out each year to show our appreciation for the firemen and their families," said Fire Chief Bob Blankenship. ...
Area law officers attend training session (01/26/10)
Law enforcement officers from throughout the area attended three days of training at the Manila Airport Center last week. Classes in standardized field sobriety and DWI detection were held. The training was under the direction of the Criminal Justice Institute (CJI). ...
Manila Superintendent's contract extended (01/26/10)
Manila School Board members voted unanimously to extend Superintendent Pam Castor's contract for a year at the January meeting held Thursday evening. The extension of her contract will take it through 2012...
Mayor's letter explains firemen's bonus veto (01/26/10)
Manila Council worked through a short agenda at the January meeting on Monday, Jan. 18. The council received a letter on the Mayor's veto on fireman bonuses, reviewed the budget, amended the 2009 expenses and accepted the 2010 budget...
Lake City Council approves 2010 budget (01/26/10)
Lake City council members approved the 2010 budget, established an employee handbook and accepted bids for work at the ball park at the Monday, Jan. 18, meeting. All council members, Brenda Hutcheson, Harold Barker, Tommy Eakins, Ann Davis, Jeffrey Wisham and Jon Milligan, were present along with city clerk, Linda Simpson...
Dangerous animal ordinance amended (01/26/10)
The Caraway City Council reviewed the past year and discussed plans for 2010 at the Thursday, Jan. 21, council meeting. Mayor Barry Riley gave the State of the City review at the beginning of the meeting...
Rivrside Homecoming crowned (01/26/10)
Riverside senior and junior high Homecoming was held Friday, Jan. 22, at Lake City. Magan Wells was crowned senior high queen and Lauren Weaver was named junior high queen. Senior high maids were Bethanne Snyder, Brittany Douglas, Dawn Weaver, Kayla Rolland and Allie Lunsford...
Frigid shooting night spoils Riverside's Homecoming (01/26/10)
Marmaduke took advantage of Riverside's frigid second half shooting woes to rally for a 53-38 come-from-behind victory, spoiling the Rebel's homecoming in 2A-3 conference action Friday night at Lake City...
Lady Rebels take bark out of Greyhounds (01/26/10)
Riverside upended Marmaduke 31-26 in the rubber match between the two teams Thursday night at Lake City in 2A-3 conference play. The Lady Greyhounds took the first game of the season before Riverside gained revenge with a victory over Marmaduke in the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament...
Hornets sting Lions 56-54 (01/26/10)
Chad Lacy took a behind the head pass from teammate Zach Davis and laid in the winning bucket with only one second remaining as Harrisburg shocked Manila 56-54 Friday night at Harrisburg, handing the Lions their first conference loss of the season...
Marmaduke hands Lady Mustangs first Conference loss, 45-38 (01/26/10)
Marmaduke rallied from a five point deficit in the fourth quarter to pull out a 45-38 come-from-behind victory over Buffalo Island Central Monday night at Marmaduke. The Lady Greyhounds handed BIC its first conference loss of the season behind the strong fourth quarter play of seniors Michelle Greaney and Morgan Hatcher...
Mustangs down Marmaduke, lose to Turrell (01/26/10)
Buffalo Island Central split a pair of 2A-3 conference games last week, defeating Marmaduke 59-54 Tuesday night on the road before dropping a 65-52 decision to Turrell Friday night at the Mustang Athletic Complex...
Loretta Price (01/26/10)
Loretta Mae Price, 52, of Manila, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010, at her home. Born at Kalamazoo, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Emmitt and Nora Crafton Branom, was a former California resident and had lived in Manila for the past 17 years...
Charlene Kimbrell (01/26/10)
Charlene Kimbrell, 83, passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born Dec. 19, 1926, in Leachville to the late Charles and Beatrice Brown. She was a hairdresser and a homemaker and she shared farming with her loving husband J.L., who passed in 1997. ...
Leslie James Beal (01/26/10)
Leslie James Beal, 92, of Beebe, formerly of Manila, died Jan. 23, 2010, at the Beebe Retirement Center in Beebe. Mr. Beal was born Dec. 7, 1917, to the late Jessie James Beal and Viola Melvin Beal at Joiner. ...