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Stories from Tuesday, November 16, 2010

MNC staff awarded top honors (11/16/10)
Manila Nursing Center staff Regina Hatch, director of nursing, and Debbie Vassar, certified nursing assistant, were named top DON and CNA of the year by the Arkansas Health Care Foundation. They received their plaques and cash awards at the awards banquet held at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock...
Manila Music Show set for Nov. 20 (11/16/10)
Manila will host the second annual Homecoming Show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, featuring former Manila residents and recording artists Jerry Jaye and Kenny Seratt. The event will be held at the Manila Community Center...
Buffalo Island Central approves transfers (11/16/10)
Among topics at the Buffalo Island Central Nov. 8 school board meeting, members approved several student transfers, discussed facility to house animals for FFA, selected delegates, and approved a leave of absence...
Manila Veterans honored in Manila (11/16/10)
Area veterans were honored on Thursday morning at Manila School as they were welcomed by students and escorted to reserved seating. Local historian Donna Jackson worked with Manila High School teacher LeeAnn Helms gathering information and pictures of local veterans who have served and sacrificed throughout the years beginning with World War I hero Herman Davis...
Veterans honored in Caraway (11/16/10)
Area veterans were honored in Caraway on Friday afternoon with a special Veterans Day program at the gymnasium at Riverside Junior High School...
Leachville Veteran's Day ceremony held (11/16/10)
A special Veteran's ceremony was held at the Buffalo Island Veteran's Park on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. The newly completed Veteran's park is a tribute to Buffalo Island Veterans who have served in all branches during war and peace time...
Buffalo Island Museum receives grant (11/16/10)
The Buffalo Island Museum recently received a $2,500 grant from the Department of Arkansas Heritage Humanities Council for repairs. The museum has had the 33 broken glass blocks on the east side of the building replaced and the windows restored, with the grant funds. Billy Gathright with RGB Contractors completed the work...
Council hears reports (11/16/10)
The Leachville City Council reviewed finances, department reports, and employee bonuses at the council meeting held Monday, Nov. 8. Following Treasurer Ruth Ann Keith's financial report the council discussed outstanding payments and the feasibility of shopping around for better interest rates...
Council to accept roof bids (11/16/10)
The Caraway city council discussed construction bids and opening of new city accounts when the council met Thursday, Nov. 11. Bids for repairing the city hall roof have been advertised and will be opened at the next council meeting on Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. The bids call for the use of 26-gauge material...
Lady roundball roundup (11/16/10)
Buffalo Island Central spoiled Manila's home opener with a 68-51 victory Monday night in senior high girls basketball action. The two teams battled on even terms for the first three quarters before BIC exploded in the fourth period, outscoring Manila 21-6 to secure the win...
Area basketball rewind (11/16/10)
Manila opened the season with a convincing 81-40 victory over Buffalo Island Central Tuesday night at Manila. The Lions raced to a 16-7 lead after the first period and held a commanding 40-18 advantage at the half. Manila outscored the Mustangs 33-12 in the third quarter to take an insurmountable 73-30 lead into the final frame...
Shirley Juanita Jones (11/16/10)
Mrs. Shirley Juanita Jones, 61, of Leachville, AR, died on Monday, Nov. 08, 2010, at her home after a long illness. Mrs. Jones was born on July 20, 1949, in Blytheville, to Marron Frances and Norma Inez Hice. Mrs. Jones was formerly employed at American Greeting, enjoyed traveling across country with her husband in his truck and loved listening to music...
Grace Louise Jones (11/16/10)
Mrs. Grace Louise Jones, 84, of Osceola, Ark., died on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at South Mississippi County Regional Medical Center in Osceola. Ms. Jones was born on April 23, 1926, in Pocahontas, Ark., to the late Jessie and Vedis Thelma Manis. ...
Ted Allen Brown (11/16/10)
Ted Allen Brown, 73, of Cave City, Ark., passed away Oct. 30, 2010. He was born August 30, 1937, in Manila to the late E. C and Sybil Brown. He was an Air Force Veteran, retired from the used car business, enjoyed repairing everything from a to z, loved being with his family and enjoyed fishing...