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Stories from Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Lake City police department receives funding for bulletproof vests (08/10/10)
Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police (AACP) provided Lake City with funding for bulletproof vests for the Lake City police department. Chief Gary Kelley, chief of police at Marion and vice president of the Northeast Region of AACP, was in Lake City Wednesday, Aug. 4, to make the presentation. Accepting the $1,358 check was Lake City Chief of Police Winred Saffell...
Local historian gathering information to honor veterans (08/10/10)
Donna Jackson of Manila has long been interested in compiling and gathering history of the area for future generations. She compiled information and published a history book in conjunction with Manila's centennial birthday. She asked for names of veterans and published names in the book...
Resolutions Meeting held in Mississippi County (08/10/10)
Mississippi County Farm Bureau held its annual resolutions meeting Thursday, Aug. 5, at the Northeast Research and Extension Center in Keiser. Benton Felts, president, and Heath Adkisson, resolutions chair and vice president, welcomed everyone and thanked them for participating in the resolution process...
Monette Native Leslye McGrath, M.D., Joins UAMS AHEC NE (08/10/10)
JONESBORO -- Leslye McGrath, M.D. is now seeing patients as a family medicine physician at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Northeast in Jonesboro...
Smith takes ArkanSTAR! Award (08/10/10)
Tanner Smith, 2010 graduate of Manila High School, has been named the winner of the 2010 ArkanSTAR! Award. The ArkanSTAR! Award winner is named by T Tauri, the youth division of the Ozark Foothills Film Festival, and is given to the most outstanding youth filmmaker in Arkansas...
Leachville First Baptist welcomes youth minister (08/10/10)
David Beigle is the new minister to students and community outreach at Leachville First Baptist Church. He and his wife, Ashley, moved to Leachville from Memphis the first week in July. David completed his studies at Mid-America Seminary in Memphis. Ashley is a nurse and is starting her career as assistant director of nursing at Monette Manor...
Manila First Baptist mission team returns from Nebraska (08/10/10)
A Mission Team from Manila First Baptist Church recently returned from Friend, Nebraska, where they spent a week holding Vacation Bible School, working around the church, and door to door ministry. The group left Manila on Friday, July 30 and returned on Friday, Aug. ...
Area Schools Open 2010 Golf Season (08/10/10)
Manila began the 2010 golf season on a winning note, sweeping all three of its matches during a hot and humid week. The Lions began the week winning a three team match at the Victory Lake Golf Course in Corning, shooting a team score of 105. ...
Manila brothers enjoy great baseball season (08/10/10)
Brothers Jeremy and Jordan Goff of Manila have put in the miles this summer as they played American Legion Baseball with the Newport Taylor-Made Ambulance team. Jeremy, 16, and Jordan, 14, had a great year of baseball playing 47 games in 43 days...
Back to school days (08/10/10)
I helped my daughter put her third grade classroom back together this week. Well, I helped two days. She worked more days than that to get ready for the opening of school later this month. It takes a lot of time and hard work to move desks in place, unpack boxes of heavy books, sort and arrange...
Donald Joe Staggs (08/10/10)
Donald, Joe Staggs, 41, of Trumann, formerly of Caraway, died Monday, Aug. 9, 2010, at his home. Born at Osceola, he was raised in Caraway and was a 1987 graduate of Riverside High School. He was a U.S. ...
Ann Carolyn Masner (08/10/10)
Mrs. Ann Carolyn Masner, 79, passed away Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born in Monette on May 19, 1931, at her grandmother's home to the late Gilbert and Beryl Murrell. She had lived in Jonesboro for four years and was formerly of Monette. She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Monette and was a retired teacher from Monette Elementary School...
Bertha Jane Benham (08/10/10)
Bertha Jane Benham, 48, of Jonesboro, died Friday Aug. 6, 2010 at St. Bernards Medical Center after a brave battle with cancer. Ms. Benham was born in Greenville, Texas, Jan. 8, 1962 to the late Winford and Ruthie Vail. ...
Billy Ray Presley (08/10/10)
Billy Ray Presley, 65, of Manila, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at Manila Nursing Center. Mr. Presley was born Aug. 22, 1944 in Manila to the late B.F. and Clara Presley. Mr. Presley was of the Baptist faith, an Army veteran, enjoyed watching westerns on TV, reading, playing pool and cards...