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Stories from Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Veterans remembered (06/01/10)
The Monette American Legion Post 136 hosted a Memorial Day tribute to veterans on Sunday at the Monette Cemetery. Legion member Jerry Reed welcomed the veterans and their families. He placed an American flag in the soil, signifying the beginning of the special tribute...
CMA members earn Colors (06/01/10)
G. W. Modesitt and Tony Gargus, members of Wings of Service, Chapter 754 of the Christian Motorcyclist Association (CMA), have earned the right to wear the CMA back patch or Colors. To earn their Colors, they completed the CMA Training and Ministry CDs...
Buffalo Island Veteran's Memorial Park dedication date June 14 (06/01/10)
The Buffalo Island Veteran's Memorial Park in Leachville will hold its dedication ceremony on Flag Day, June 14, at 10 a.m. Woodmen of the World have sent flags for the ceremony. There will be guest speakers and a flag ceremony...
Committee members meet to plan reunion (06/01/10)
Members of the annual Lost Cane, Whistleville, Little River and Roseland reunion met Wednesday, May 26, at Ron's Catfish House in Jonesboro to discuss the upcoming reunion. Members present were Wayne and Patsy Boren, Billy and Rosealee Lott, Lee Wiggington, Donald and Callie Hampton, Harry Parks, Glenda Curtwright, Wealtha Kay Bradberry, Pat and Ben Davis, Rebecca Williams, and Boyd Estes...
Monette water rate hike likely (06/01/10)
The Monette city council held a lengthy discussion on water and sewer rates and necessary improvements at the regular council meeting held Monday, May 24. Tim Carey, Arkansas Rural Water Association circuit rider from Paragould, addressed the council concerning city sewer situations...
Manila Booster Club honors junior high athletes (06/01/10)
Manila Booster Club hosted the junior high athletic banquet on Thursday, May 27, at the school cafeteria. Big Butts of Leachville catered a fish/chicken dinner for the athletes and guests...
Manila honors athletes after banner year (06/01/10)
Manila hosted its annual athletic banquet May 25, honoring the outstanding achievements of Lion student athletes following the 2009-10 sports season. Manila enjoyed a banner year, sending five different teams to various state tournaments, highlighted by the senior boys basketball 3A State runner-up finish. ...
Opal Junita Rash (06/01/10)
Opal Junita Rash, 87, died Thursday, May 27, 2010 at Monette Manor, Monette, after a long illness. Ms. Rash was born on Nov. 29, 1922 in Portageville, Mo., to the late Donnie Durban and Dovie Farris Durban. She was a member of the New Life Tabernacle in Wilson and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends...
Cleve Melton Hutton, Jr. (06/01/10)
Cleve Melton Hutton, Jr., 80, of Manila, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Cleve and Mamie Beard Hutton and was a lifelong Manila resident. Mr. Hutton was a retired farmer, member of First United Methodist Church and U.S. Army veteran of the Korean war...
L.K. (Leemon) Holt, Sr. (06/01/10)
On Tuesday, May 25th, 2010, L.K. (Leemon) Holt Sr., formerly of Manila and a resident of Lawrence Hall Nursing Center in Walnut Ridge, witnessed the greatest change he has ever seen in his 101 years of life as he exited this earth and met his Savior face-to-face. Without a doubt, he heard the words, "Well done, good and faithful servant!"...