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Stories from Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Leachville man gets patent (03/03/10)
It has been a while in the making but Perry Cude of Leachville has a patent on a weight free tire balancing system. Cude, a longtime Leachville resident, is a private pilot and his patent idea started out with plans of improving airplane tires by removing some rubber on the inside but when he did a patent search, the idea had been patented in 1931...
Watson back on the job (03/03/10)
Brenda Watson is back on the job as Manila court clerk, a part-time position she held for 26 years. Watson was a Mississippi County deputy assessor and tax collector for 31 years. She retired Jan. 1. Along with her full time position with the county, she worked part time as Manila court clerk. She gave up the clerk's job about a year ago...
Bryles among five to be inducted into Agriculture Hall of Fame (03/03/10)
LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame will induct five men whose leadership and service have brought distinction to Arkansas agriculture, the state's largest industry. The group will be honored at the 22nd annual induction luncheon, 11:30 a.m., March 12 in the Ambassador Ballroom of Little Rock's Embassy Suites Hotel. ...
Monette water rates to be evaluated (03/03/10)
The Monette City Council met on Monday, Feb. 22, and discussed water and sewer rates, banning sale of pseudoephedrine products, appointment of two new councilmen, and construction at the ballpark. Tim Carey, with Arkansas Rural Water Association, addressed the council on existing water and sewer rates on how to work on rates to become solvent...
Riverside girls end season with loss to Melbourne (03/03/10)
Riverside's girls ended their season Wednesday afternoon, falling 80-37 to Melbourne in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A-North Regional Tournament at Midland. Melbourne, top seed from District 2-2A, got off to a hot start and never allowed the Lady Rebels to gain traction...
BIC girls advance to state tournament (03/03/10)
The Buffalo Island Central girls met their number one goal in 2A-North regional basketball action last week, advancing to the state tournament this week at Carlisle. The Lady Mustangs finished third in the regional and will face a tough Conway Christian team at 4 p.m. Thursday. Their opponent is second-seeded from the 2A-East regional and also ranks as one of the top teams in the state...
Lady Lions fall short of state tournament bid (03/03/10)
Cave City used their superior size advantage and a cold shooting night from the Lady Lions to take a 68-46 win over Manila in first round action of the Region 3A-3 Tournament Thursday night at Manila...
Manila breaks 17-year state tourney drought (03/03/10)
Earle managed to do something no other team had accomplished this season by defeating the Lions on their home floor with a come-from-behind 65-55 victory to claim the 3A-3 Regional Tournament Championship Saturday night at Manila...
Lorene Lowry (03/03/10)
Mrs. Lorene Lowry, 92, of Leacvhille, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Pottsville, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Mace and Ruth Daniels Tucker and had been a Leachville resident since 1933. She was the widow of Raymond Lowry and was a longtime member of the Leachville First Baptist Church...
Sarah Lee "Shug" Johnson (03/03/10)
Mrs. Sarah Lee "Shug" Johnson, 78, of Blytheville, the widow of Mr. Denver Johnson died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, at Walnut Ridge Nursing & Rehab Center. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Lola Limebarger Polsgrove and had lived most of her life in Blytheville. She was of the Baptist faith and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother...
Mattie Arvala Wilson (03/03/10)
Mattie Arvala Wilson, 88, widow of Hebert Wilson of Leachville, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Bald Knob, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Nora Ann McLendon Taylor and had been a longtime Leachville resident. She was retired from the former Brown Shoe Company in Leachville and a member of the Second Baptist Church...
Mildred Ometha Tipton (03/03/10)
Mrs. Mildred Ometha Tipton, 95, of Jonesboro, widow of A.A. "Pinky" Tipton, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. Born at Essary Springs, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Viola Essary Anderson. She was a former long time Manila resident and member of the Church of Christ...
Ronald Gean Horner (03/03/10)
Ronald Gean Horner, 71, of Manila, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at his home. Born in the Lost Cane Community, near Manila, he was the son of the late Johnny and Ruby Reed Horner and was a lifelong resident of Manila. ...