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Stories from Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Manila Firefighters remember 9/11 (09/14/10)
In remembrance of 9/11 attack the Manila Fire Department flew the flags at half mast and placed two wreaths in memory of the firefighters and police officers who lost their lives. The recognition ceremony was held on the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attack Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010...
Mangrum Cemetery needs help (09/14/10)
Mangrum Cemetery located in Craighead County near Caraway is not only a landmark in the area, it features two historical markers. One marker is for Dr. Thomas Varner and the other one is for early settler Isaac Newton Mangrum...
Monette birthdays celebrated (09/14/10)
The Monette Senior Citizen Center celebrated September birthdays last week with cake and all the trimmings. Ladies being honored were Wanda Lacey, 69, Louise McFarlin, 90, and Vista Finley, 91. Friends and relatives joined the trio in the birthday celebration. They enjoyed a festive meal and desserts afterwards...
Brad Spikes named Superintendent of the Year (09/14/10)
Western Yell County Superintendent Brad Spikes was named Superintendent of the Year for 2010 for the Northwest District by the Arkansas Rural Education Association (AREA). The Northwest District includes over 40 schools, plus the area educational cooperatives. Spikes received his award last month at the annual AREA conference held in Eureka Springs...
Caraway receives grant (09/14/10)
The Caraway City Council met Sept. 9 and announced the receipt of a generator grant and three upcoming citywide events A $26,000 Arkansas Economic Development grant was received from Hurricane Ike disaster relief funds, to be used for the city to purchase a generator for use at the water plant...
Junior High football (09/14/10)
Brian Adams (65) and Zac Wells (55) served as team captains for the Junior Lions Thursday night. The game was called after one half of play due to the weather. Assistant coach Steve Milligan talks with the Junior Lions during a break in action Thursday night at Manila...
Palestine Wheatley defeats Manila 22-19 (09/14/10)
Deandre Leak's one yard touchdown plunge with 4:40 left in the game lifted the Palestine Wheatley Patriots to a hard fought 22-19 victory over the Lions Friday night at Manila...
BIC Golf Roundup (09/14/10)
Buffalo Island Central traveled to the Sugar Creek Country Club at Piggott Thursday, Sept. 2, for a dual match with the host Mohawks.Piggott came away with a 13 shot victory, carding a 117 score. The Mustangs, who shot a team score of 130, were led by Nathan Whitlow's 41. Alex Field fired a 44 while Brent Ray shot a 45...
Getting old happens (09/14/10)
Getting old happens. A telltale sign is those white pill boxes on the kitchen table. There are other indicators. Your new car has more options than you do. Speed bumps are a challenge. So are large print crossword puzzles...
John Jehlen Jr. (09/14/10)
John Ervin Jehlen Jr., 51, a resident of Russellville, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010. He was born Jan. 7, 1959, at Pine Bluff to John E. "Jack" and Mary Ellen Isom Jehlen. He had been an engineering supervisor at Arkansas Nuclear One in Russellville and was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the River Valley RC Club and the Theta Tau engineering fraternity. He was also an Eagle Scout...
Betty "B.J." Schrader (09/14/10)
Betty "B.J." Schrader, 81, of Manila, passed from this life Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, and entered into eternal rest with her Heavenly Father. Born Jan. 29, 1929, in Leachville she was the daughter of the late Honorable E.C. ...
Alta May Wilson Dennis (09/14/10)
Alta May Wilson Dennis, 75, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born May 28, 1935, in Mayflower to the late Willie and Hazel Wilson. She was a homemaker and had attended First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village before moving to Monette...
Martha Sue Adams (09/14/10)
Martha Sue Adams, 75, of Leachville, widow of Bill Adams, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at her home. Born at Caraway she was the daughter of the late Shirk and Ada King Hubbard and had been a lifelong Leachville area resident. ...