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Stories from Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Staggs' antique car makes the movies (03/16/10)
Kay Staggs' 1941 Super Deluxe Chevrolet was one of the cars recently used in filming a movie, "The Last Ride." The movie is about the life of country singer Hank Williams Sr. It was being filmed in Arkansas out from Little Rock...
Wes Wagner Announces for State Representative (03/16/10)
Wes Wagner of Jonesboro wants to be the next state representative for District 76. The district includes part of the east side of Jonesboro, Nettleton, Brookland, Bay, Lake City, Black Oak, Caraway, and Monette. The District 76 seat is being vacated by Rep. Ray Kidd, who is term limited...
Bryles inducted into Hall of Fame (03/16/10)
Mark Bryles of Blytheville was inducted March 12 into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame. Bryles helped lead the revival of cotton as the primary crop in Mississippi County. His career as an agent with the UofA Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service spanned 35 years, 22 of those in Mississippi County...
Council OKs sale of property (03/16/10)
The Leachville City Council worked though a lengthy agenda consisting of the sale of city vehicles and properties at the regular council meeting held Monday, March 8. Mayor Sheila Spurlock opened bids on the Crown Victoria vehicle owned by the city. The four bids ranged from $1,200 to $750. The bid was awarded to Albert Hancock for $1,200...
Cemetery upkeep bid awarded (03/16/10)
Bids were opened for the cemetery lawn maintenance contract when the Caraway City Council met Thursday, March 11. Mayor Barry Riley opened the 17 bids ranging from $13,200 to $3,900 a month. "The cemetery property is almost six acres," Riley said. ...
Bulldogs chew up Lions 72-47 to capture 3A State Championship (03/16/10)
Earle exploded for 48 second half points, rolling to a convincing 72-47 victory over conference rival Manila in the finals of the Class 3A State Championship Thursday afternoon at the Summit Arena in Hot Springs...
Tressie V. Ramsey (03/16/10)
Tressie V. Ramsey, 69, of Caraway passed away Sunday, March 7, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born Dec. 11, 1940, in Caruthersville, Mo., to the late James and Paulene Millikan. Mrs. Ramsey was a homemaker and a member of the Caraway First Baptist Church. She loved gardening, yard work and carpentry...
Mildred Elizabeth McWhirter (03/16/10)
Mildred Elizabeth McWhirter, 82, of Manila, the widow of Kenneth McWhirter, died Saturday, March 13, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born near Lake City, she was the daughter of ht elate Joseph Earl and Thelma Turner Hicks, and had been a longtime Manila resident. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals' baseball fan and a member of the First Baptist Church in Manila...