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Stories from Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Local GIF grants presented (03/30/10)
State Representative Ray Kidd presented General Improvement Funds at the Craighead County Eastern District Court House in Lake City on Monday afternoon, March 22. A $25,000 GIF Enhancement Grant was presented to Monette Mayor Chub Qualls to construct a concession stand and restrooms for the city's sports park. ...
Volunteers assist with relocation (03/30/10)
Seventy residents of the Monette Manor Nursing Home were relocated Tuesday night, March 23, as a safety precaution after electrical problems developed at the facility on Highway 139 north of town. "The residents were never in any life-threatening danger, but we just wanted them to rest soundly while we took care of the electrical damage in the building," Administrator Marla Layne said. ...
City Council addresses ballparks, wastewater (03/30/10)
The Monette City Council met Monday, March 22, and acted on plans to complete ballparks and proceed with ongoing wastewater study. The council reviewed priorities for improvements at the city sports park...
Relay for Life makes plans for upcoming events (03/30/10)
The Buffalo Island Relay for Life committee members and team members met Thursday evening to discuss upcoming events to benefit the American Cancer Relay for Life. Chairman Brenda Matheny announced the 2010 Buffalo Island Relay for Life has been set for June 25 at the Leachville City Park. ...
Monette seniors learn about severe weather (03/30/10)
Monette Fireman Robert Chambers presented a program on tornadoes and sever weather to the Monette Senior Citizens earlier this month and advised them to be watchful and alert for changing weather conditions...
Lions defeat Bobcats in Xtra Innings Classic (03/30/10)
Manila broke out the big bags Friday afternoon in the Xtra Innings Classic at Valley View's Jack Moore Complex, but could only come up with a split, losing a 12-11 slugfest to Marked Tree before bouncing back with a 15-5 thumping of Corning...
Starnita "Susie" Southern (03/30/10)
Starnita "Susie" Southern, 51, of Manila, died Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at her home after a brave battle with cancer. Ms. Southern was born Sept. 29, 1958, to the late Charlie Ladd and Velma Dover Ladd in Memphis, Tenn. ...
Harvie Lecil Collins (03/30/10)
Harvie Lecil Collins, 90, of Jonesboro, beloved husband, father, grandpa and uncle, went to be with the Lord Sunday, March 21, 2010, at St. Bernard's Village. Harvie was born on Oct. 29, 1919, in Etowah, to the late Gordie and Julia Veach Collins. ...