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Stories from Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Mayor Clifford Veach talks of his 20+ career (10/12/10)
Manila Mayor Clifford Veach holds the record for the longest serving mayor in the history of Manila with five elected terms. In addition to serving as mayor five terms he served as city councilman two terms...
Monette Council OKs fine ordinance, tables solid waste ordinance (10/12/10)
The Monette city council worked through a busy agenda consisting of new ordinances, completion of sports park construction, and repairs to the Buffalo Island Museum at the regular city council meeting held Monday, Sept. 27...
Manila teacher receives Economic Arkansas Grant (10/12/10)
Manila High School economic students in LeAnn Helms' classroom will be going beyond the textbook as they utilize a grant received from Economics Arkansas. Helms applied for and received a $750 grant to create a classroom market...
A special touchdown for a Manila senior (10/12/10)
It was a special touchdown on Friday night at the Manila home field as senior Dylan Galloway wheeled his chair into the end zone for a touchdown he will always remember. The Manila senior has cerebral palsy and is confined to an electric wheelchair. He loves football and is always there for the team serving as water boy...
Ponies outrun Lions 28-0 (10/12/10)
Hoxie scored two touchdowns in the second quarter and tacked on two more in the second half as the Mustangs raced past the Lions 28-0 in 3A-3 junior high football action Thursday night at Manila. Running back Robert Vaughn shredded the Lion defense, rushing 13 times for 117 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead the Pony attack...
Mary Helen Winstead (10/12/10)
Mary Helen Winstead, 55, of Manila, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at her sister's home in Lizella, Ga. Born in Indiana she had lived most of her life in Manila and was a member of the Westside Baptist Church...
Ronnie Kip Walton (10/12/10)
Manila Ronnie Kip Walton, 43, of Manila, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at his home. Born at Blytheville he had lived most of his life in Manila and was a 1985 graduate of Manila High School. He was retired from American Railcar Industries in Paragould and was a member of the Manila First Baptist Church...
Gladys Ann Snow (10/12/10)
Gladys Ann Snow, 62, of Leachville, the widow of Jesse Snow, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center in Monette. Born at Leachville she was the daughter of the late Ray Leon and Nellie Louise Merritt Stone and had been a resident of Northeast Arkansas most of her life...
Johnny Parrish (10/12/10)
Johnny Parrish, 61, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 at his residence. He was born Feb. 25, 1949, in Monette to the late Wilburn and Essie Parrish. Johnny was a director for 41 years with Gregg Funeral Home and a retired LPN. ...
Virgil "Bud" Foutch (10/12/10)
Virgil "Bud" Foutch, 81, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born July 29, 1929 at Paragould, he was the son of the late Robert and Lessie Cameron Foutch and had been a longtime Leachville resident. ...
Carlon Fay Davis (10/12/10)
Carlon Fay Davis, 70, of Leachville, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Powe, Mo., she was the daughter of the late John C. and Rosa Mae Jackson Davis and had been a lifelong Northeast Arkansas area resident. ...
Penny Birdsell (10/12/10)
Penny Birdsell, 55, of Lake City, died Sept. 29, 2010, at her home. Mrs. Birdsell was born May 3, 1955 in Jacksonville, Ill., to Robert and Norma Mann. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends...