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Stories from Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Local candidates file for office (08/31/10)
Local candidates filed for positions in all of the towns across Buffalo Island. Following is a list of candidates. Manila Mayor: Debra Joni Isebell, Wayne Wagner, Terry W. Vassar. City Clerk: Susie Baker, incumbent...
Big Lake drawdown to enhance waterfowl and shorebird habitat (08/31/10)
The recent drawdown of Big Lake on the National Wildlife Refuge is a project to benefit waterfowl and shorebird habitat and delay migration to the southern oil-impacted coastal areas. According to Jeremy Bennett, Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge manager, many people think drawing down the lake is negative but once they have the whole picture, they understand the purpose of the project...
Lost camera works it way back home to Manila (08/31/10)
Joyful tears and tears of gratitude were part of a heartfelt thanks Joyce Haggard of Manila gave to everyone involved in the return of her lost camera. "It is so good to know there are people in the world who will go the extra mile for others they don't even know," Joyce said. ...
Water billing concerns addressed (08/31/10)
The Monette City Council addressed water and sewer billing concerns and misunderstandings with multi-metered facilities at the council meeting Monday, Aug. 23. Alderman Perry Wood addressed the council concerning term completion of his appointed position...
Gold Club to sponsor scramble (08/31/10)
The Gold Club will sponsor a 2-person scramble at Big Lake Country Club in Manila on Saturday, Sept. 18. The golf event will support the Manila High School boys basketball team. There will be a 3-point and free throw contest from 10-11 a.m.; a chipping contest from noon to 1 p.m.; and a putting contest from 11 a.m. to noon...
Manila, BIC post victories on the links (08/31/10)
Manila's golf team remained unbeaten on the year, winning matches Monday at Piggott and Tuesday afternoon in Manila. The Lions, who ran their record to 7-0, defeated four teams Monday afternoon at the Sugar Creek Country Club, firing a winning score of 112. ...
Upward basketball and cheerleading forming in Manila (08/31/10)
Upward Basketball and Upward Cheerleading offer a break from the norm. The primary focus of Upward is to develop the winner in every child, not just a few. By keeping this goal in mind, a league is being formed in Manila that promotes salvation, character, and self-esteem in all who participate. The program is for youth in kindergarten through third grade...
Where're the biscuits? (08/31/10)
Yesterday I fixed myself a pimento cheese sandwich on toast. The container says the cheese spread was made from imitation cheese. Sometimes when I'm not too lazy, I will make pimento cheese. You know, grate the American cheese, add a jar of diced pimentoes, some grated onion, and mayonnaise. It tastes a lot better than the store bought imitation cheese spread...
Garry Wayne Cole (08/31/10)
Garry Wayne Cole, 56, of Manila died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at his home. Born at Steele, Mo., he was the son of the late Wayne Oliver and Hallie Hazel Parks Cole and had been a longtime Michigan resident before making his home in Manila in 1974. ...