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Stories from Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Lake City sales tax discussed (06/16/10)
Lake City officials will be giving the citizens of Lake City the opportunity to vote for a one cent sales tax in the upcoming November election. Of the proposed sales tax, one half cent will go to street repair and one half cent to water and sewer maintenance...
Lammers named Farm Family of the Year (06/16/10)
The Lammers family of Dell is the 2010 Mississippi County Farm Family of the Year. Lammers Farms is truly a family farming operation. It is a three way partnership with all of the family involved in the everyday operation of the farm. They share their ideas and their talents working together to make a successful operation...
Illegal parking can be costly (06/16/10)
Manila Chief of Police Jackie Hill has instructed Manila officers to keep a watch on parking at the city park and issue citations to anyone parking in the handicapped parking area without a handicap license or a hanger...
BI Relay for Life hosts survivor social (06/16/10)
The annual Buffalo Island Relay for Life American Cancer Survivor Social was held Sunday afternoon at the Leachville Community Center. Survivors were welcomed with each one being recognized. Survivors ranged from three months to 25 year survivors...
Water, sewer issue debated (06/16/10)
CARAWAY - The Caraway City Council entered into a lengthy discussion on current water and sewer conditions and potential solutions at the regular city council meeting held Thursday, June 10. Mayor Barry Riley reported ongoing water and sewer conditions are of great concern to the city. ...
Manila school gets construction update (06/16/10)
Following the approval of the minutes and financial report Manila School Board members heard a construction update from Adam Seiter, senior project manager for NABHOLZ Construction Service. Seiter gave the board members handouts outlining the progress of the new Justin Veach Elementary building for K-4 and the cafeteria expansion project...
Local players win AAU Regional Tournament (06/16/10)
Three area basketball players helped Arkansas Hoops, a 14-and-under basketball team, win the AAU Texas Super Regional girls tournament in Dallas last weekend. Brittany Fowler of Leachville, Lauren Weaver of Lake City and Cassidy Qualls of Monette helped Arkansas Hoops win four games and the tournament title...
Aftershock has great season (06/16/10)
Manila Aftershock finished the 2010 season with a 28-1 record including MYA Pre-Season Tournament Champions, Lake City Subway Classic Champions, regular season NEA East League Champions, and NEA Conference Tournament Champions. ...
Matthew Christopher Steele (06/16/10)
Matthew Christopher Steele, 31, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2010, at his home. He was born Jan. 25, 1979, in Paragould. He was a 1997 graduate of Trumann High School, where he was a standout football player for the Trumann Wildcats and a graduate of ASU Technical College at Marked Tree. ...
Tommie Franklin Huddleston (06/16/10)
Mr. Tommie Franklin Huddleston, 82, of Manila died on Tuesday, June 08, 2010, at St. Bernards Hospital, Jonesboro. Mr. Huddleston was born on Dec. 5, 1927, in Tulsa, Okla., to the late Ruby Mayberry Huddleston. Mr. Huddleston was of the Baptist faith, a life long area resident, farmer, fisherman, and outdoorsman...
James Christopher Greer (06/16/10)
Mr. James Christopher Greer, 59, of Leachville, passed away Friday, June 11, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was the son of the late Lawrence and Betty Brown Greer and was a lifelong area resident. Mr. Greer was a retired farmer, a veteran of the Vietnam War and was of the Baptist faith...