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Stories from Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Veteran Nick Bacon memorialized (07/27/10)
Nicky Daniel Bacon, a true American hero, was memorialized on Saturday, July 23, at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock. Family, friends and comrades gathered at the committal shelter at the cemetery to pay tribute to Arkansas last living Medal of Honor recipient. ...
What's Cookin' at The Depot? (07/27/10)
Manila Business Women's Club and Friends of the Depot have created a cookbook, What's Cookin' at The Depot? The fundraising project proved to be fun as favorite recipes were collected to be featured in the cookbook. Many of the recipes were submitted in memory of or in honor of friends and family members. It has new recipes as well as the tried but true favorites...
Chapter AC PEO hosts open house and presents scholarship (07/27/10)
Members of the Leachville Chapter AC PEO hosted an open house at the Leachville Library located in the Arkansas Northeastern College on Saturday afternoon. It was a double ceremony with the library open house and the presentation of a scholarship...
Gaither recording artists coming to Rector (07/27/10)
There is just over a week left for folks to buy tickets for Rector's third annual concert featuring five of America's top gospel and bluegrass artists. It will be a night that all in attendance will be sure to remember for a long time...
Manila Council hears progress report (07/27/10)
Manila Mayor Clifford Veach gave a report on the progress of the Costner Sewer project, street paving, and other upcoming projects at the July 19 meeting. The sewer project is about 60 percent complete. The project is being funded partially through a grant...
Rickey Copeland yard recognized (07/27/10)
The home of Rickey and Sandy Mangrum Copeland, at 213 Arkansas Street, was chosen as Monette Yard of the Month for July City Beautification Committee members Steve Suber, Barbara Suber, Ernestine Harrell and Nan Snider presented Mr. ...
Lake City Council continues steps in city's one percent sales tax (07/27/10)
Lake City Council took the steps necessary at the July 19 meeting to proceed with the special election to decide on a one percent city sales tax. The sales tax issue will be taken to the voters for the final decision...
NEA Venom win State Championship (07/27/10)
The NEA Venom, 7-8 machine pitch, All Star team won the Arkansas Little League State Championship title. The team is made up of players from four area teams. They are Anthony Lopez, Fletcher Clay, Hunter Vuletich, John Garrett Edwards, Cade Cater, Dylan Stewart, Jeremiah Perez, Jacob Tarver, Kason Grissom, Tate Schooley, and Austin Harmon. Coaches are Josue Perez, Todd Edwards and Jason Stewart...
My valued opinion (07/27/10)
Suddenly I'm a wise old owl. Everybody wants my opinion about the Gulf Oil Spill, and Mel Gibson's alleged abuse of his wife, and whether jail or the sober house would be best for convicted Lindsay Lohan. And a host of other subjects making headlines...
Lexie Irene Dodson (07/27/10)
Lexie Irene Dodson, 86, of Manila, died Monday, July 26, 2010, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center in Monette. The daughter of the late Calvin and Fannie Mae Fuller Bradford, she had been a longtime Manila resident...
Vernon Dowless (07/27/10)
Vernon Dowless, 92, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at Craighead Nursing Center. He was born Dec. 1, 1917, in Monette to the late Irvin and Rose Dowless. Vernon lived most of his life in the Caraway area. He married Louise Stokes Dowless in 1939 and celebrated 71 years together in January...