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Stories from Thursday, July 15, 2010

Manila fireman color code hydrants (07/15/10)
Manila Fire Chief Keith Bennett and other members of the Manila Fire Department have been working on testing, inspecting, and color code painting all of the fire hydrants. Chief Bennett said the hydrants are color coded by water flow. ...
Church van sends out a message (07/15/10)
The new van belonging to the First Assembly of God in Manila sends a message with a unique design. The design was created by one of its members, David Shedd. Shedd has always enjoyed either fine art or graphic art design, which is mostly done as a hobby, but he does enjoy a challenge...
Wayne Taylor Memorial Tournament raises funds for ANC scholarships (07/15/10)
The 12th annual Wayne Taylor Memorial Golf Tournament was held Tuesday, June 15, at the Big Lake Country Club in Manila. Major sponsors for the tournament were CenturyTel, Bigg Butts BBQ, Southern Bancorp, Heritage Bank, Liberty Bank, SouthBank, Southern Bank, and Chapter AC PEO...
Caraway Senior Center has a lot to offer (07/15/10)
The Caraway Senior Center has a lot to offer including fellowship, games, exercise, lunch, trips, and much more. Site manager Cleffie Gipson said she knows there are people in the community who need the center...
Water increase debate continues (07/15/10)
The Monette City Council reviewed utility increases, the city's donation policy and enforcement of the neglected property ordinance at the regular city council meeting held June 28. A lengthy discussion was held concerning water rates after the council reviewed the report from the Water Review Committee. ...
Water contract, factory rental on agenda (07/15/10)
The Caraway city council met July 8 in brief session to review factory rentals and a proposed Buffalo Island Water Association agreement. The council discussed the Basler Electric property and length of time required to finalize the take over...
James L. Ramer (07/15/10)
James L. Ramer, 72, of Jonesboro, passed from this life on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born Jan. 28, 1938, in Fitzhugh, Ark., to the late Vester and Rubye Hamilton Ramer. ...
Henry Wesley Jackson (07/15/10)
Mr. Henry Wesley Jackson, age 68 of Manila died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Mr. Jackson was born to the late Ed and Susan Johnston Jackson on October 10, 1941, in Heber Springs and was a resident of Manila since 1953...
Cody Michener (07/15/10)
Cody Joe Michener, 16, of Leachville, died Tuesday, July 13, 2010, in a drowning accident at Jackson's Landing near Monette. Born at Blytheville, he had been a Leachville resident for the past four years and was a senior at Buffalo Island Central High School. Cody enjoyed Guitar Hero and was an avid M.M.A. wrestling fan...