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Stories from Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Edna Mae Freeman surprised on 96th birthday (05/26/10)
Edna Mae Freeman celebrated her 96th birthday, Wednesday, May 19, at Monette Manor. A surprise birthday party was held in her honor by her family and friends. Mrs. Freeman was born May 19, 1914, the daughter of Henry and Pearl Reaves Richardson, of Monette. He had one brother Roy Richardson...
Manila Board discusses Phase 2 of elementary construction (05/26/10)
Manila School Board met Thursday, May 20, in regular session discussing cafeteria expansion, student policy, student transfers, accepting resignations, reassignments and other business...
Manila Council fills position (05/26/10)
Following a short executive session at the regular May Manila City Council meeting held Monday, May 17, councilmen voted unanimously to hire Tommy Towles as animal control officer...
Lake City Mayor not seeking re-election (05/26/10)
Lake City Mayor Billy Anderson informed the city council members of his plans not to seek re-election at the regular May 17 meeting. "I have enjoyed my time in office and appreciate working with the council members," he said. "I will be available to help the incoming mayor in any way I can."...
Depot committee working toward Manila's Preserve America Community status (05/26/10)
Rhea Roberts, agent with the Preserve America Community of Historic Preservation Alliance Arkansas, and Vanessa McKuin, director of Historic Preservation Alliance, met with members of the Manila Depot Committee on Thursday to discuss goals and objectives in their efforts to have Manila included in the Preserve America Community status...
Junior Rebel Athletes Honored (05/26/10)
Riverside honored their junior high athletes May 6 during the annual Athletic Banquet held in Caraway. Head coach Buster Campbell's junior high boys basketball awards went to Logan Meurer who claimed Best Free Throw Percentage and Best Field Goal Percentage. ...
Dragons edge Manila 5-4 in State baseball tournament (05/26/10)
Genoa-Central used the long ball to hammer out a 5-4 victory over Manila in the first round of the 3A State Baseball Tournament Monday afternoon at Bergman. The Dragons blasted three home runs in the game, including two by Justin Mosbey. Mosbey belted a two-run shot in the top of the first inning to give the Dragons a 2-0 lead...
Martha Jane Hout (05/26/10)
Martha Jane Hout, 83, of Monette, widow of Wayne "Curly" Hout, died Sunday, May 23, 2010, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in the Macey Community, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Minnie Pitts Harrell and had been a lifelong Macey and Monette area resident. ...
Cora Mable Castleman (05/26/10)
Cora Mable Castleman, 86, of Manila died Sunday, May 23, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Izula Palmer Griffin. She was a lifelong Manila resident and member of First Baptist Church...
Darrell D. Brandon (05/26/10)
Darrell D. Brandon, 57, of Gassville, formerly of Leachville, died May 18, 2010, at Mountain Home. Born Aug. 28, 1952, in Monette, he was a retired boat manufacturer. He was a 1971 graduate of Monette High School. He was of the Pentecostal faith...