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Stories from Thursday, April 29, 2010

Cemetery comes to life with early pioneers portrayed (04/29/10)
Manila founders and early pioneers came to life Thursday, April 22, as the Manila Depot Museum presented "Tales from the Cemetery" at the Manila Cemetery. Friends of the Manila Depot were dressed in period costumes as they told of the lives of four prominent people who helped shape the city's history, since its early beginning in the 1800s...
Manila receives grant for maintenance facility (04/29/10)
Manila Mayor Clifford Veach announced at the regular April meeting the city has been approved for $115,000 grant for the construction of a new municipal maintenance facility. "I received a call from Senator Lincoln's office telling us we have been awarded the grant," Mayor Veach said. ...
Lake City Council gets information on pursuing a one cent sales tax (04/29/10)
Following the approval of the March minutes and financial report, Lake City Mayor Billy Anderson opened the floor to the old business of adding a one cent sales tax at the council meeting held Monday, April 19...
Lion Malone fires no-hitter (04/29/10)
Manila's Tray Malone fired a no-hitter and blasted a home run, giving the senior right-hander all the run support he would need in leading the Lions to a 10-0 whitewash over Harrisburg Friday afternoon in 3A-3 conference action...
Mustang Roundup (04/29/10)
Josh McCormick blasted a three-run home run and Wes Colbert pitched a two-hitter to lead Buffalo Island Central to a 19-2 shellacking of Black Rock Monday afternoon on the road. Isaac Ibanez rapped three hits on the day while Colbert and Ben Cole added two hits apiece...
Love's game winning hit lifts Rebels over Rector (04/29/10)
Jake Love's two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning capped off an improbable rally to lift Riverside to a 12-11 comeback victory over Rector Thursday afternoon at Lake City. The Cougars had taken an 11-5 lead, scoring nine runs of their own in the top of the inning to erase a 5-3 deficit, but couldn't hang on as the Rebels improved to 15-6 overall and 6-4 in 2A-3 conference action...
Lady Lions claim three victories (04/29/10)
Kimberly Wise belted three home runs including a grand slam to power Manila to a convincing 14-0 victory over Brookland Thursday afternoon in 3A-3 conference softball action. Wise also picked up the win on the mound, firing a one-hit shutout, as the Lady Lions improved to 11-2 overall and 7-1 in conference play. The senior right-hander struck out nine Lady Bearcats in six innings of work...
Lady Mustangs cinch Conference championship (04/29/10)
Buffalo Island Central clinched the 2A-3 conference softball title with an 11-0 victory over Rector Monday afternoon at Monette. Karla Marroquin picked up the win as the Lady Mustangs improved to 10-2 overall while finishing with a perfect 10-0 conference mark. Marroquin struck out 10 Lady Cougars in five innings of work, allowing only one base hit...
Manila boys dedicated to the game (04/29/10)
Miles Gifford, Joel Burrow, Brock Birmingham, and Dalton Brumley have a lot in common. They are all nine years old, they are all in the third grade at Manila Elementary school, and they all love baseball...
Carrol G. "Doc" Malloy (04/29/10)
Carrol G. "Doc" Malloy, 76 of Leachville, died Saturday, April 24, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Freeman and Eula Agnes Pickett Malloy and was later preceded in death by his step-father, T.C. Andrews...