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Stories from Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Big Lake Chili Cook-off draws crowd (10/06/10)
Manila Lions Club hosted the 21st annual Big Lake Chili Cook-off on Saturday, Oct. 2. The weather was perfect, the crowd was large, entertainment was good, and there was a variety of chili to go around...
MHS hosts Farm Bureau ATV safety program (10/06/10)
Manila High School hosted an ATV safety program through Arkansas Farm Bureau on Monday morning. Principal Robin Baugher thanked representatives of Farm Bureau for sharing such a great message with the young people...
Manila elementary building dedication ceremony held (10/06/10)
Manila Public School hosted a building dedication and ribbon cutting for the new Justin Veach Elementary Building on Tuesday evening. The ceremony was held in front of the building with family members of the late Veach recognized. ...
Manila Business Women fry pies (10/06/10)
Manila Business Women made over 1,000 fried pies for their annual fried pie sale during the Big Lake Chili Cook-off. The Manila organization also served breakfast Saturday morning. They manned several games for the children during the chili cook-off. They also took donations for a 42" flat screen television they gave away and a 50/50 ticket drawing...
Eastern District of Craighead County (10/06/10)
Craighead County is unique in many ways, one of which is the fact that it still maintains a dual county seat system, one in Jonesboro and the other in Lake City. The county has been the only one in the state, and perhaps the nation, that elects a deputy sheriff and deputy clerk for each location...
Arkansas Badboyz have awesome season (10/06/10)
The Arkansas Badboyz USSSA 11 year old baseball team had an awesome 2010 season. The team was formed in the fall of 2009 and is made up of players from Bay, Lake City, Leachville, Monette, Paragould and Jonesboro...
BIC finishes fifth in state golf tournament (10/06/10)
Buffalo Island Central's Lady Mustangs completed the 2010 season with a fifth place finish in the 2A State Golf Championships held Wednesday at the Nutters Chapel Golf and Country Club in Conway...
Bulldogs maul Lions (10/06/10)
Bald Knob flexed its muscle Friday night, rolling up 417 yards of total offense as the Bulldogs hammered the Lions 62-7 in 3A-3 senior high football action at Manila. The Bulldogs used a balanced attack, passing for 262 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 155 and four more scores. ...
Colts outrun Junior Lions (10/06/10)
Rivercrest scored three first quarter touchdowns as the Colts raced past Manila 33-8 in junior high football action Thursday night at Rivercrest. The Colts had only 10 offensive plays on the night, but were aided by two special team scores...
J.W. Dortch (10/06/10)
J.W. Dortch, 88, passed away in August 2010 in St. Louis, Mo. He was the son of the late Ira Lee Dortch and the late Beatrice Stella Gossett Dortch, residents of Leachville from 1918 til 1983 and 1985, the dates of their death. ...
Evelyn Iva Cline (10/06/10)
Evelyn Iva Cline, 88, of Paragould, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at her home. Mrs. Cline was born Jan. 29, 1922, in Burlington City, Wis., to the late Alfred and Ester Nyquist Dibble. Mrs. Cline was formerly of Rockford, Ill. She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing, walking, cooking and watching TV...
James "Dub" Cannon (10/06/10)
James "Dub" Cannon, 85, of Pevely, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, at his residence. He was born May 7, 1925, at Monette. He had worked 55 years with St. Louis Boilermakers Local 27. He was a charter member of First Baptist Church of Horine. ...