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Stories from Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Caraway fire destroys 30 years of collected items (04/21/10)
It was a sad day for Gary Fletcher as he came home to find 30 years of items he had collected and restored up in flames. The fire call came in on Monday afternoon, April 12, from a neighbor. Fletcher's 60x70 foot shop, located just outside Caraway, was on fire...
Riverside seniors offer helping hands (04/21/10)
Members of the Riverside Class of 2010 volunteered to help throughout the community offering helping hands at city hall, the senior citizen center, the city shop, the Fire Department, assisted with the meter reading, and clean up at the Lake City ball park...
Buffalo Island Central hires summer staff (04/21/10)
Buffalo Island Central School Board members hired summer staff at the April 12 meeting. They are: CPEP Academic Enrichment Program -- Lynn Smith, administrator; Coty Cornish, English; Linda Smith, reading; and Steve Brummett, math...
Manila School Board hires middle school principal (04/21/10)
The Manila School Board worked through a full agenda including hiring personnel, policy changes, officially naming the elementary building, classified personnel contracts and early graduation request. ...
Caraway City Council passes resolutions (04/21/10)
The Caraway City Council met March 11 and worked through a short agenda consisting of the passage of six city resolutions and receipt of a Fire Department grant. Resolution #2010-5 was read and accepted to apply for a grant from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission...
Leigha Woody signs with Williams College (04/21/10)
Manila senior Leigha Woody signed a letter of intent to play softball for Williams Baptist College on Friday morning at the Manila High School gymnasium. Family members, friends, teammates, coaches, and teachers were on hand to congratulate her...
Manila senior signs with Shawnee (04/21/10)
Family, friends, teammates, and coaches gathered in the Manila gymnasium to cheer on Manila guard Carla Kemp as she signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Shawnee Community College in Ullin, Ill...
Rebels pick up five wins in high school baseball action (04/21/10)
Riverside swept a pair of games Saturday afternoon to complete a successful week of baseball, running their record to 11-5 on the season. The Rebels began the day rallying to take a 2-1 victory over Crowley's Ridge Academy before knocking off host Bay 12-3 in the nightcap...
Marroquin fires no-hitter to lead BIC over Riverside (04/21/10)
Buffalo Island Central completed a perfect week of softball with an 11-9 victory Friday afternoon at Rector. The Lady Mustangs scored six runs in the top of the sixth inning to rally for the win. Karla Marroquin pitched a complete game, going seven innings while striking out 11 Lady Cougars. ...
Marmaduke edges Riverside 15-14 in softball action (04/21/10)
Marmaduke slipped past Riverside 15-14 in 2A-3 softball action Thursday afternoon at Lake City. Courtney Southerland, Tori Benoit and Rachel Vangilder all had two hits apiece for the Lady Greyhounds, who improved to 11-10 and 3-5 in conference play...
Lady Lions use big inning to defeat Corning (04/21/10)
Kimberly Wise fired a three-hit shutout to lead the Lady Lions to a 10-0 whitewash over Tuckerman in 3A-3 conference play Tuesday afternoon at Manila. Wise pitched five innings, striking out nine Lady Bulldogs while issuing just three walks. Wise, Katie Donner and Kristen Painter all had two hits apiece...
Manila cruises past Marmaduke, Tuckerman (04/21/10)
Manila held both Tuckerman and Marmaduke to only two runs apiece in picking up a pair of victories last week in high school baseball action. The Lions began the week with an easy 16-2 victory at Marmaduke. Tray Malone belted four hits, including a home run, to lead the Lion's offensive attack. The senior also drove in five runs and scored three times...
Ray's ninth inning single rallies BIC past Rector (04/21/10)
Brent Ray drove in the winning run with an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Buffalo Island Central a thrilling 6-5 victory over Rector Thursday afternoon at Monette. The Mustangs (9-7, 5-4 2A-3) rallied in the bottom of the seventh inning from a two-run deficit when Mark Stone belted a two-run double to tie the game, setting up Ray's ninth inning heroics...
Dennis Glen Metheny (04/21/10)
Dennis Glen Metheny, 66, of Washington, Mo., formerly of Leachville, died Monday, April 12, 2010, at St. Johns Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late Glen and Della Hyde Metheny and had been a longtime Washington area resident. ...
Juanita Ballard Scott (04/21/10)
Juanita Ballard Scott, 86, of Hobart, Ind., passed away Sunday, March 7, 2010, at VNA Hospital in Valparaiso. She was born Dec. 3, 1922, in Manila, the daughter of William and Cora Lee Ballard. Juanita graduated from Black Water High School with the Class of 1941...
John Marlin Williams (04/21/10)
John Marlin Williams, 63, of Black Oak, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a seven year cancer survivor but died of heart complications. Mr. Williams was born on Aug. ...
Waymon W. Brooks (04/21/10)
Waymon W. Brooks, 81, of Mountain Home, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was born April 8, 1929, in Hancock, to Dick and Lovis Brooks. He married Lois Jean Davis Brooks in West Memphis...