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Stories from Thursday, May 20, 2010

Romona Thieme receives Educator of the Year award (05/20/10)
Romona Thieme, Mississippi County Extension Service agent, recently received the 2010 Educator of the year Award. She was recognized in March at the state meeting held at Winrock Farms receiving an Educator of the Year plaque...
Terry Couch named Manager of the Year (05/20/10)
Caraway Water Superintendent Terry Couch was named Arkansas Waste Water Works and Water Environmental Association Manager of the year on May 3, during the AWW&WEA awards banquet in Hot Springs. The association recognizes individuals for significant accomplishments and contribution to Arkansas wastewater quality. ...
BIC earns Jostens national yearbook design recognition (05/20/10)
Buffalo Island Central's yearbook, Mustang Yearly, has been recognized for excellence and featured in the 2010 Gotcha Covered Look Book, Volume 8. Published annually, Jostens' Look Book is a collection of spreads from outstanding yearbooks and their creative themes, cool covers, dazzling designs, relevant coverage, storytelling copy and action-packed photography. ...
Young volunteers take pride in their community (05/20/10)
Ninth grade students at Riverside Junior High School volunteered for a community project of painting and cleaning up on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 11 and 12. Riverside ninth grade civics students of Jeff Clem and FACS students of Tracey Haas joined forces painting playground equipment and the bandstand at the city park, the Caraway senior citizen center, and worked on main street at the mini-park area.. ...
Caraway High composites remounted (05/20/10)
Caraway High School graduates celebrated the return of their senior class composite photos Thursday, May 13, as the new swinging floor mounted display was completed and placed in the Riverside Junior High School Library...
Benham keeps Main Street looking good (05/20/10)
Bill Benham uses his plant growing skills to keep Monette's main street blooming six months out of the year. Benham works for the Street Department in Monette but has acquired the landscaping responsibility for the plants, and he is well equipped to do the job...
Caraway Council OKs PD purchase (05/20/10)
The Caraway City Council met Thursday, May 17, and worked through a short agenda consisting of controllers for weather sirens, and a safety cage for the police car. Tornado warning siren activation was discussed...
Firemen's pensions increased (05/20/10)
The Leachville City Council increased firemen and widows pensions, heard department reports and discussed the sidewalk near the new Veterans Park at the regular council meeting held Monday, May 10. Mayor Sheila Spurlock opened the discussion for potential increases in the Firemen's Pension and Relief payments. ...
Elkins shuts out Lady Lions 7-0 in State Tournament (05/20/10)
Manila saw its season come to a sudden end Friday afternoon in the first round of the Class 3A State Softball Tournament at Parkers Chapel, losing 7-0 at the hands Elkins, the number four seed from Region 1...
Lady Lions capture Regional championship (05/20/10)
Manila took home the 3A Regional Softball Tournament championship with a 4-0 shutout victory over Corning Tuesday afternoon at Tuckerman. Senior right-hander Kimberly Wise went the distance, firing a five-hitter, striking out seven Lady Bobcats while issuing only three walks to gain the win...
Mohawks scalp Lions to claim Region 3 baseball title (05/20/10)
Piggott scored single runs in the first and fourth innings and used a strong pitching performance from Alex Samples to stun Manila 2-1, claiming the Class 3A Region 3 Tournament Championship Tuesday afternoon at Tuckerman...
Manila tourney runner-up (05/20/10)
Farmers Bank and Trust Eliminators played in the Manila Youth Association Machine Pitch Tournament on May 8 winning second place. Pictured from left are: front -- Cameron Hollingshead, Kyle Rainey, Jeremiah Perez, Lynn Hurley, Jimmy Freeman. Back row: Coach Josue Perez, Fletcher Clay, Cade Cater, Hunter Vuletich, Kason Grissom, Lee Hurley, Landen Owen, Jacob Tarver and Coach Chris Hollingshead. (photo provided)...
Helen J. Fleeman (05/20/10)
Funeral services for Helen J. Fleeman of Gamaliel, AR, were 10 a.m. Friday, May 14, 2010, at Kirby & Family Funeral home chapel with Reverend R.L. Custer and Reverend Jim Greenslade officiating. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at the funeral home in Mountain Home...
Maudie Faye Ham (05/20/10)
Ms. Maudie Faye Ham, 73, of Manila, died Thursday, May 14, 2010, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Hayti, Mo. Ms. Ham was born on June 4, 1936, to the late Homer Roberts and Hazel Annie Jackson Roberts in Manila. ...