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Stories from Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Monette Masons installed (02/09/10)
Monette Masonic Lodge 558 elected officers for the coming year last month. The new lodge officers wore lambskin aprons denoting their new positions of leadership, as they took their oath of office. Officers include Clyde Watson-Worshipful Master; Tom Carroll-Senior Warden; Bear Harrell-Junior Warden; Robin Ashley-treasurer; Larry Bibb-secretary; Bill Hetler-Senior Deacon; Tommy Dunigan-Junior Deacon; Gene Gathright-chapleon; Jim Fraser-Tyler; and M.C. ...
College and career coaches placed in area high schools (02/09/10)
Richard Bowden, one of five college and career coaches, working throughout high schools in Mississippi County, will be serving Manila High School and Buffalo Island Central High School. Sherry Bennett with Arkansas Northeastern College is serving as the coordinator for the college and career coaches. Bowden will be working for Arkansas Northeastern College...
FFA alumni preparing for auction/dinner night (02/09/10)
The Manila Future Farmers of America Alumni Association will host the 12th annual dinner/auction on Saturday evening at the Manila Community Center. A fish and chicken dinner, catered by Big Butts of Leachville, will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the meal will be sold at the door. There will be no carry-outs. The auction will begin at 7 p.m...
Young horse lovers ready for new season (02/09/10)
Dalton, 10, and Madison, 4, children of Brad and Paige Hitchcock, had a great 2009 riding season and are ready to kick off the new year. Both Dalton and Madison ride in the Northeast Arkansas Horseshow Association. Dalton has participated for three years and Madison for two...
BIC senior athletes honored (02/09/10)
Senior basketball players and cheerleaders, along with their parents, were recognized on Tuesday, Feb. 2, during the last Buffalo Island Central home game of the 2009-10 season. Emcee Eddie Dunigan recognized the players and their parents expressing his appreciation for all their dedication and hard work...
Riverside Roundball Wrap-Up (02/09/10)
Riverside got back on the winning track Friday night at Lake City with a 57-35 romp over hapless Cross County in 2A-3 conference action. Jake Love pumped in 19 points while Josh Anderson added 10 more to lead the Rebels, who improved to 9-17 overall and 5-9 in conference play...
Lady Lions split pair of conference games (02/09/10)
Manila split a pair of 3A-3 conference contests last week, defeating Piggott 65-41 Thursday night at Piggott before dropping a tough 62-58 decision Saturday night to Rivercrest at home. The Lady Lions drilled 12 three pointers in their 24 point victory at Piggott. ...
Lions edge Colts in 66-62 overtime thriller (02/09/10)
Kam Ashabranner's driving lay-up with 39 seconds left in overtime broke a 62-62 tie and the Lions hung on to post a crucial 66-62 3A-3 conference victory over Rivercrest Saturday night at Manila. The two teams battled to a 60-60 tie through four quarters before the Lions outscored the Colts 6-2 in the overtime period to gain their 22nd victory of the year while improving to 14-1 in conference play. ...
Mustang Basketball Roundup (02/09/10)
Buffalo Island Central finished the 2A-3 conference season taking two of three games last week to complete an 8-6 league mark. The Mustangs began the week with a 58-44 victory over Cross County Tuesday night at the Mustang Athletic Complex before rolling past Marked Tree 63-50 Wednesday night on the road. BIC lost a heartbreaking 38-37 decision Friday night at Rector...
Jackie Wayne Timms (02/09/10)
Jackie Wayne Timms, 60, of Peru, Ind., formerly of Lake City, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, in Peru. Born at Monette, he was the son of the late Nolen John and Myrtle Eaton Timms. He was a 1968 graduate of Lake City High School and a member of Betharbra Baptist Church in Lake City. ...
Joann Rich (02/09/10)
Joann Rich, 67, of Manila, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. She was the daughter of the late Claude Luther and Effie Mae Lott Atkinson, had been a Manila resident most of her life and was a retired licensed practical nurse...
Norma Jean Veach (02/09/10)
Norma Jean Veach, 75, of Manila, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Aven and Ellen Poe Hodges and had lived most of her life in the Manila area. Mrs. Veach was a member of Manila First Baptist Church...
Joanne Kathren Johnson (02/09/10)
Joanne Kathren Johnson, 59, of Paragould, formerly of Manila, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, at UMAS in Little Rock. Born at Patton, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Marvin Martin and had been a Paragould resident for the past 12 years. ...
Charlene Rogers Effinger (02/09/10)
Charlene Rogers Effinger, 80, of Lake City, passed away at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010. She was born in Caraway to Aubrey and Lillian Hollis Rogers on April 17, 1929. She was a hairdresser and of the baptist belief...