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Stories from Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Farmers Maket razed (05/05/10)
Monette Fire Department responded to a fire at Farmers Market Monday evening, May 3, shortly after 8 p.m. The fire was first discovered in the office space above the meat department and quickly burned through the northwest section of the roof...
Fifth graders tour Depot Museum (05/05/10)
The second phase of "Tales from the Cemetery" concluded Thursday, April 29, with a tour of the Depot Center and Manila Depot Museum. Eighty-five Manila fifth grade students gathered at the Eena Grieshammer and Roxie Cates Memorial Depot Center to hear Donna Jackson tell the "History of Manila" and to see characterizations of four historical Manila citizens...
Chief Hill expresses appreciation (05/05/10)
Manila Chief of Police Jackie Hill expressed appreciation to members of the police department, the Manila Fire Department and First Responders for working during the storms Friday and Saturday evenings...
Sewer put on hold (05/05/10)
The Monette City Council met Monday, April 26, and worked through a lengthy agenda consisting of sewer plan improvements and Monette Youth Association regulations. City Engineer Wayne Menley reviewed rough estimates to make improvements or replace the city sewer plant...
Manila Lion Blake Wheeler signs with CRC (05/05/10)
Manila Senior Lion Blake Wheeler signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Crowley's Ridge College next season. Coaches, family, friends, and teammates were on hand for the signing on Tuesday, April 27...
Riverside sees baseball and softball seasons end (05/05/10)
Rector upset Riverside in the first round of the 2A-3 District Tournament, ending the Rebel's season Thursday afternoon at Marked Tree. The Cougars broke open a close game, scoring eight runs in the top of the seventh inning to claim a 15-6 victory over the Rebels. ...
Wheeler's Big Day Propels Lions Past Hornets (05/05/10)
Manila's Blake Wheeler hit and pitched the Lions to a 13-3 victory over Harrisburg Monday afternoon, April 26, helping Manila clinch the 3A-3 conference overall baseball championship...
Mustangs blast Bay, lose to Westside (05/05/10)
Buffalo Island Central broke out the bats in a big way Monday afternoon, April 26, at Bay, rolling to a 12-6 victory over the host Yellowjackets in non-conference baseball action. Brent Ray led the way at the plate for the Mustangs, going 3-4 with a pair of RBIs. Ben Cole, Heath Hawkins, Josh McCormick and Wes Colbert all added a pair of hits for BIC, who picked up its 13th win of the season...
LADY MUSTANGS SWEEP CROSS COUNTY (05/05/10)
Buffalo Island Central capped off a perfect run through the 2A-3 conference with a doubleheader sweep of Cross County Monday afternoon, April 26, at Monette...
Peggy Glen Stallings Fowler (05/05/10)
Manila Peggy Glen Stallings Fowler, 50 of Manila, died Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at her home. Born at Monette, she was a 1978 graduate of Trenton High School in Trenton, Fla., and had been a longtime resident of the Louisville, Ky., area before returning to Manila in 1998, where she worked as a secretary at Harold's Discount Furniture which is a longtime family-owned business in Osceola and Manila...
Sylvester Eugene "Gene" Brandon (05/05/10)
Sylvester Eugene "Gene" Brandon, 84, passed away Thursday, April 29, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born June 23, 1925, in Leachville to William and Eva Brandon. He was a master electrician and a member of Brown's Chapel Baptist Church...