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Stories from Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Brad Baker speaks at Manila Lions Club (08/17/10)
Brad Baker, CEO of Mid-South Lions Sight and Hearing Service, was guest speaker at the Manila Lions Club Wednesday, Aug. 11. Lion Baker was the presiding officer and guest speaker at the Manila Lion banquet and installation of officers held in June. He was invited back to discuss the work being done through the Mid-South Lions Sight and Hearing Service...
Welch yard chosen (08/17/10)
The home of Lloyd and Juanita Huddleston Welch was chosen as Monette Yard of the Month for August. City Beautification Committee members Joyce Read and Raye Finley presented Mr. ...
Monette water billing rate formulas downsizes (08/17/10)
The Monette City Council Water Department Study Committee met Monday, Aug. 9, to review water billing and rate code formulas. Present at the meeting were Monette Mayor Chub Qualls, Water Department Secretary Dana McKuin, meter reader Jerry Lamar, Water Department Commissioner Tom Carroll, and aldermen, Perry Wood, Dick Pace and Bob Blankenship...
Caraway asphalt work completed (08/17/10)
The Caraway City Council discussed city property repairs, purchases and projects at the meeting held Thursday evening. The council reviewed and approved the city's financial report...
Buffalo Island Central board fills positions (08/17/10)
Buffalo Island Central School Board met Aug. 9 in regular session filling several positions for the upcoming school year. Board members approved unanimously to hire: The board voted to accept resignations from Flora Thomas, custodian east elementary, and Thomas Powell, health instructor and assistant boys basketball coach...
Area golf roundup (08/17/10)
Manila remains undefeated on year By TRENT FLETCHER Town Crier Sports Staff Manila continued their winning ways on the golf course with a pair of victories last week. The Lions fired a team score 123 to take a 26 shot victory over host Gosnell at the Thunder Bayou Golf Course on Monday. The Pirates finished with a score of 149 while Westside brought up the rear with a 172 score...
Manila to host season kick-off celebration (08/17/10)
Manila will host its football season kick-off celebration starting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 23. Football Coach Toby Doke and his staff encourage the community to come out and meet the players, cheerleaders, flag line, and band members...
Michael Lowell Gauf (08/17/10)
Caraway Michael Lowell Gauf, 61, of Caraway, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Caraway he was the son of the late Leroy and Dortha Powell Gauf and was a 1967 graduate of Caraway High School. ...
Clarence Paul White (08/17/10)
Clarence Paul White, 90, of Imboden, formerly of Manila, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at the Walnut Ridge Nursing and Rehab Center in Walnut Ridge. Born at Walnut Ridge he was the son of the late R.T. ...
Friday the 13th (08/17/10)
Last Friday did you observe paraskevidekatriaphobia day? It's also called Friggatriskaidekaphobia. That's another name for irrational fear of Friday the 13th. That infamous day occurs once, at most three times a year. However, last year was an exception. There were nine Friday the 13ths in 2009. Most unusual occurence due to the way time is marked on the calendar...