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Stories from Tuesday, March 23, 2010

BIC Quiz Bowl team state bound (03/23/10)
The Buffalo Island Central High School Quiz Bowl Team took first place at the 2A Regional Tournament held in Rector on Saturday, March 13. They were undefeated for the day. BIC now advances to the State Tournament in Hope on April 10...
Ella's Angels to walk for the March of Dimes (03/23/10)
Reliance Nursing Homes have joined to participate in the 2010 March of Dimes Walk. The Manila Nursing Center team, Ella's Angels, will be holding several fundraisers until the annual March of Dimes walk scheduled for Saturday, April 24, at Craighead Forest Park in Jonesboro...
Buffalo Island Veteran's Memorial Park project underway (03/23/10)
Plans for the Buffalo Island Veteran's Memorial Park in Leachville are underway. The deadline is getting close for the first printing of veteran names on the monument. The fee/donation is $35 for each name. Forms may be picked up at Liberty Bank in Monette; Heritage Bank and City Hall in Leachville; and the Town Crier in Manila...
Robin Baugher named high school principal (03/23/10)
Following a lengthy executive session, members of the Manila School board voted unanimously on several teacher transfers and renewed certified contracts at the March 18 meeting. The board approved the recommendation of Superintendent Pam Castor to transfer Robin Baugher from assistant elementary principal to high school principal. ...
Manila mayor appoints new fire chief (03/23/10)
Manila Mayor Clifford Veach announced at the regular council meeting held Monday, March 15, he had appointed a new fire chief, Keith Bennett. "The firemen will start meeting every Thursday night," Mayor Veach said...
Lady Mustangs open SB season (03/23/10)
Buffalo Island Central began the 2010 softball season splitting a pair of games last week. The Lady Mustangs dropped a 10-2 decision to Manila Monday afternoon but bounced back Tuesday, knocking off Marmaduke 9-5 in a 2A-3 conference matchup...
Wise sisters pitch back-to-back shutouts (03/23/10)
Manila sisters Kimberly and Kristen Wise both fired shutouts to help lead the Lady Lions to a twin-bill sweep over Piggott Tuesday afternoon at Manila. The Lady Lions won the opener 15-0 before pounding out a 26-0 whitewash in the nightcap...
Riverside Rebel diamond roundup (03/23/10)
Riverside remained unbeaten in 2A-3 conference baseball action with a come-from-behind 19-8 victory at Rector Monday afternoon. The Rebels (3-2, 2-0 2A-3) fell behind 7-1 before scoring seven runs in the fourth inning to take an 8-7 lead. ...
Mustang Hardball Roundup (03/23/10)
Marmaduke scored two runs in the seventh inning to break a 5-5 tie and went on to a 7-5 victory over Buffalo Island Central in 2A-3 conference baseball action Thursday afternoon at Monette. Morgan Hawley went the distance to pick up the win for Marmaduke. ...
Kimberly Wise signs with Williams Baptist College (03/23/10)
Manila senior Lady Lion Kimberly Wise signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Williams Baptist College on Wednesday, March 17, at the Manila High School auditorium. Attending the ceremony were family members, friends, fellow students, and teachers...
Jose Antonio Barajas (03/23/10)
Jose Antonio Barajas, 33, of Leachville, died Saturday, March 20, 2010, near Senath, Mo., from injuries received in an auto accident. Born at San Benito, Texas, he was a former Harlingen, Texas, resident and had lived in Leachville since 1990. He was a construction worker and attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Blytheville...
Silas Faith Stiles (03/23/10)
Silas Faith Stiles was born into Heaven on March 15, 2010, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her parents Chris and April Bibbs Stiles of Lepanto; her sisters, Riley Grace Stiles and Noah Blaire Stiles, of the home; and her grandparents, Jerry Don and Kathy Stiles, Jerry Bibbs, and Dona Easley...
Tracy Lee Dace (03/23/10)
Tracy Lee Dace, 41, of Searcy, formerly of Manila, died Saturday, March 20, 2010, at White County Medical Center in Searcy of injuries suffered in an auto accident. Born at Tacoma, Wash., he had been a resident of Searcy for the past seven years and was employed by Orvis Fence Company...
Vaunda Leon Bowers (03/23/10)
Vaunda Leon Bowers, 88, went to be with the Lord and his loving wife of 66 years, Charline, on Wednesday,March 17, 2010, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. He was born April 17, 1921, in Fender to the late Charles and Anna Bowers. ...