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Stories from Thursday, October 28, 2010

Cotton Growers, Inc. gins 1,000,000th bale (10/28/10)
It was day of celebration on Friday, Oct. 22, as a reception was held in recognition of the 1,000,000th bale of cotton ginned at Cotton Growers, Inc., a farmer owned operation. The 1,000,000th bale was ginned at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 19. Barry Braden, general manager, said Gin 2 was shut down. It was fitting the bale came out of original equipment...
Manila Firemen honor Manila Mayor (10/28/10)
Members of the Manila Fire Department welcomed guests to a retirement dinner for Manila Mayor Clifford Veach. "We want to thank everyone for coming and we want to express our appreciation to Mayor Clifford Veach for his years of dedication to the city of Manila," Manila Fire Chief Keith Bennett said...
Monette receives Rural Community Grant (10/28/10)
LITTLE ROCK, AR- Governor Mike Beebe and Department of Rural Services Director Butch Calhoun presented $186,592.69 to 17 rural communities selected for Fiscal Year 2011 Cycle I funding through the Arkansas Rural Community Grant Program at an awards ceremony held October 18, 2010 in the Governor's Reception Room at the Arkansas State Capitol...
Manila students hold a walk for cancer (10/28/10)
Manila FCCLA sponsored a Cancer Awareness Walk on Monday morning doing five laps around the football field. With half the student body and several staff joining in the walk, the funds will be used for scholarships. ...
Manila Council accepts bid for maintenance facility (10/28/10)
Following the approval of the minutes and budget comparison, members of the Manila City Council accepted the low bid for a new maintenance facility at the regular council meeting on Monday, Oct. 18...
Manila board tours cafeteria expansion (10/28/10)
Members of the Manila School Board welcomed new board member Jeremy Jackson at the Tuesday, Oct. 19 meeting. The board then toured the cafeteria looking over the expansion project. Adam Seiter, construction project manager with Nabholz, accompanied the group on the tour to answer any questions...
Lake City approves employee bonuses (10/28/10)
Lake City Council met on Monday, Oct. 18, approving year-end bonuses and discussing two ordinances. Aldermen present were Harold Barker, Tommy Eakins, Ann Davis, Jeffery Wisham, Jon Milligan and Brenda Hutcheson, along with City Clerk, Linda Simpson...
Manila Lion receives Player of the Week Award (10/28/10)
Manila Lion quarterback Dillon Burrow received the Player of the Week Award for Week 3 of the season. Dillon passed for five touchdowns and ran for another to lead his team in a 55-14 victory over Hughes...
Lady Rebels win second state tennis title (10/28/10)
Riverside's girls brought home the Class 2A State Championship for the second time in three years by sweeping both the singles and doubles finals Wednesday afternoon at Allen Park in Jonesboro...
Mohawks outgun Lions 48-36 (10/28/10)
Piggott and Manila engaged in an old fashioned shoot-out Friday night's 3A-3 conference battle at Manila, but in the end, it was Mohawks who came out on top, posting a wild 48-36 victory...
Cox leads Bobcats past Lions 38-18 (10/28/10)
Corning's Russell Cox rushed for 191 yards and scored five touchdowns to lead the junior Bobcats to a 38-18 victory over host Manila Thursday night in 3A-3 conference football action...
Michael Ira Brent Jackson (10/28/10)
Michael Ira Brent Jackson, 39, of Leachville, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville he had lived most of his life in Leachville. He was preceded in death by his brother, Frank Thomas, III and his maternal grandfather, Ira Jackson...
Margie Cagle (10/28/10)
Margie Lee Cagle, 67, of Leachville, died Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, at the UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock. Born at Marmaduke, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Lovia Ashburn Ross, had lived most of her life in Leachville, and was a longtime member of the Leachville Church of Christ...
Rebecca Lou Suarez (10/28/10)
Rebecca Lou Suarez, 69, formerly of Leachville, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at the Three Rivers Nursing Center in Marked Tree. She was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, and was the daughter of the late Fredrick and Loretta Grames Hebert. She had lived much of her life in Leachville and had been a Morrilton resident for the past five years. She was of the Baptist Faith...
Ada Farris Slaton (10/28/10)
Ada Farris Slaton, 87, of Manila died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, R.A. "Art" Slaton; sister in law, Evon Slaton Prewett; nieces, nephews and a host of friends...
Carroll Gipson (10/28/10)
Carroll Gipson, 87, passed away Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at the Lakeside Nursing CenterHe was born Sept. 10, 1923, at Lake City to the late Oscar and Vennie Gipson and had lived his lifetime in Lake City. He was a retired employee of the Singer Co. in Trumann after 25 years of service. He was of the Baptist belief and loved gardening...
Troy Lee Case (10/28/10)
Troy Lee Case, 64, of Caraway, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010. He had lived in Caraway since 1977 and attended The Rock of Northeast Arkansas. He has previously been a Sunday school teacher, song leader, and a member of the pastor's council. ...