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Stories from Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Caraway auction raises $6,500+ (04/06/10)
The annual Caraway Volunteer Ambulance Service auction raised over $6,500 Saturday, April 3, as townspeople and area donors came out to support their local ambulance service. "We had so many items to auction off this year and are thankful for the wide variety of things that were donated," Ambulance Service Director Roger Adcock said. ...
Mock wreck at MHS warns teens (04/06/10)
A mock wreck was held at Manila High School on Friday, a week before prom night, in an effort to warn teenagers on the seriousness of making the right choices. The second annual wreck enactment at MHS was coordinated by Manila Police Officer Todd Emison and Gary Hill...
Leachville Troop 42 attends camporee (04/06/10)
Troop 42 of Leachville, participated in the Cherokee District camporee that was conducted on the grounds of Camp Cedar Valley near Viola on March 26-28. The scouts spent Saturday morning and afternoon in team and individual competitions. Troop 42's two teams had some victories. One was in the human wheel barrow event...
Manila School gets recommendation for AdvancEd accreditation (04/06/10)
The Manila School Board and administrators met with the Quality Assurance Team Wednesday afternoon for an exit report from the review team. Dr. Harold Fisher conducted the exit review introducing the team members and thanking the Manila staff for their hospitality and cooperation...
Roth retires after 33 years (04/06/10)
Jane Roth received well wishes from her friends and co-workers at the Manila Library on Wednesday afternoon, her last day on the job. Roth has worked with the Mississippi County Library serving as Manila Librarian for 33 years...
Lake City council votes to move forward on sales tax (04/06/10)
Lake City Council members voted to proceed with a one cent sales tax to be placed on the November ballot. Discussion on the tax which will be delegated for street repair and/or water and sewer only was held. The motion was approved unanimously. Council members agreed to have Ryan Bowman with the Friday Law Firm contacted with the possibility of being present at the next council meeting...
Monette Manor veterans honored (04/06/10)
Monette Manor veterans were honored on Thursday morning with a flag ceremony conducted by the Craighead County Veterans Honor Guard. "We needed a new flag," Marla Layne, Monette Manor Administrator, said. "We contacted the Craighead County Veterans group and we got more than just flags."...
Jacob Charles "J.C. Martin, Jr. (04/06/10)
Jacob Charles "J.C." Martin, Jr., 16, of Paragould died Monday, April 5, 2010, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock after a brave battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 10, 1993, to Jacob Charles Martin, Sr. ...