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Stories from Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Tucker's Shop over 50 years in business (11/02/10)
Tucker's Shop, located on Highway 77, south of Manila, turned 50 years old on Christmas Eve, 2009. Owner Bobby Tucker said he was so excited about going into his own business he even opened on Christmas Day in 1959 selling fireworks...
Flood plain maps reviewed (11/02/10)
The Monette City Council reviewed new flood plain maps and flood insurance at the regular council meeting held Monday, Oct. 25. Craighead County Environmental Specialist George Johnson addressed the council concerning flood plain maps...
Manila Business Women celebrate week of activities (11/02/10)
In conjunction with Business Women Week the Manila organization held several activities including a Harvest festival night on Oct. 26. The group enjoyed food and games at the Manila Depot. On Thursday Oct. 28 a homemade harvest luncheon was served with a menu consisting of stew, cornbread, salad and dessert was served at the depot center...
Robertson earns first showmanship buckle (11/02/10)
Forrest Robertson, a junior at Buffalo Island Central, earned his first showmanship buckle on Oct. 23. Robertson was named the North Arkansas Youth Livestock Association Showman of the Year for 2010...
Lions rally for thrilling 34-33 double overtime win (11/02/10)
Manila quarterback Dillon Burrow fired four touchdown passes and kicked the game winning extra point to lift the Lions to a thrilling 34-33 double overtime victory Friday night at Corning in 3A-3 conference football action...
Basketball roundup (11/02/10)
Riverside's Jake Love pumped in a game high 30 points to spark the Rebels to a stunning 73-71 victory over last year's 1A State Runner-up Bay Yellowjackets Tuesday night at Lake City. Riverside traveled to Black Rock Friday night but fell to the Zebras 58-47. ...
Junior Whitehead (11/02/10)
Junior Whitehead, age 80 of Leachville, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at his home. Born at Manila he was the son of the late Jim James and Blanche Bernor Whitehead and had been a lifelong area resident. ...
James Donald "Don" Staggs (11/02/10)
Mr. James Donald "Don" Staggs, 66, of Caraway, went to be with his Savior on October 30, 2010, peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Mr. Staggs was born on Nov. 1, 1943, in Parkdale, Ark., to the late John and Vinnie Staggs. ...
Pauline Marie Miller (11/02/10)
Pauline Marie Miller, 77, of Manila died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born in Alabama she was the daughter of the late L.E. and Lillie Brewer Peek and had been a longtime Manila resident. She was retired from Associated Natural Gas Company and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Michael Leroy Kent, III (11/02/10)
Michael Leroy Kent, III, 27, of Ft. Smith, formerly of Luxora, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2010, at his home. Born at Ft. Hood, Texas, he had lived most of his life in Luxora and was of the Baptist faith...
Michael Ira Brent Jackson (11/02/10)
Michael Ira Brent Jackson, 39, of Leachville, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at 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...
Charles Dean "Boe" Adams (11/02/10)
Charles Dean "Boe" Adams, 76, of Leachville, prominent area landowner and businessman, passed from this life Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 at the Advanced Care Hospital of White County in Searcy. ...