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Stories from Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Homecoming music show draws crowd (11/23/10)
Fans of all ages filled the Manila Community Center to welcome home entertainers Jerry Jaye and Kenny Seratt for their second annual Homecoming Music Show on Saturday night, Nov. 20. Also singing were Jaye's wife, Darlene Battles, and former Manila resident Sheila Dobbs...
Dell Relay for Life Home Tour announced (11/23/10)
Members of the Farmers in the Dell Relay for Life team met in the home of Louis and Carol Lammers Nov. 9 to finalize plans for this year's Christmas Tour of Homes. The homes of Rick and Diane Ellis, 2601 Elizabeth Lane in Blytheville; David and Kim Zielinski, 5085 ECR 134; James and Dian Lucas, 5099 ECR 134; and Tony and Christie Kennedy, 5033 ECR 130 in the Birchwood Subdivision near Armorel will be featured this year. ...
Manila House tour set for Dec. 12 (11/23/10)
Manila Youth Builders will host the annual Christmas Home Tour from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12. Manila homes to be featured on the tour will be the homes of Jeremy and Jennifer Jackson, 101 Woodard Street; Stan Crisler, 102 Woodard Street; Brandon and Valerie Stabbs, 788 Country Club Circle; and Brian and Jamie Cole, 207 Chipman Lane...
Veterans honored at BIC East (11/23/10)
Veterans were honored on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at Buffalo Island Central East elementary. Sixth grade students formed a color guard and presented the colors at the beginning of the program and retrieved the colors at the end of the program. ...
Manila School board presents plaque to Jackie Hill (11/23/10)
Manila School Board President Tracey Reinhart presented a plaque of appreciation to outgoing board member Jackie Hill at the regular meeting on Nov. 15. "We want to give you this plaque in appreciation of your service from 2000 to 2010," Reinhart said. "You have enriched the lives of our students."...
Manila City Council accepts bids (11/23/10)
Manila City Council worked through a short agenda on Nov. 15 accepting bids for water pump generators, passing two ordinances and a resolution, amending the 2009 budget, and approved year-end employee bonuses, along with several other items...
Lake City Council accepts application for fire fighters (11/23/10)
Lake City Council voted unanimously Monday, Nov. 15, to accept applications from Jason Eidson and Jared Eidson to serve on the volunteer fire department. Council members present included Harold Barker, Tommy Eakins, Ann Davis, Jeffery Wisham, Jon Milligan and Brenda Hutcheson...
Lady Lions claim pair of conference wins (11/23/10)
Manila took a pair of 3A-3conference victories in senior girls basketball action last week, defeating Harrisburg 54-44 after opening the week with a 58-41 win at Tuckerman. Freshman Kirsten Adcock drained four three pointers en route to an 18 point performance in the Lady Lion's 10 point win over Harrisburg Thursday night at Manila. Shelby Wallace added 13 more to join Adcock in double figures...
Lady Rebels win Bay Junior High Invitational title (11/23/10)
Riverside's Kenzley Wilson poured in a game high 29 points to lead the 12-1 Lady Rebels to a 36-29 victory over MacArthur to claim the Bay Invitational Junior High Girls Basketball Tournament Championship Saturday afternoon at Bay...
Lady Mustangs cruise past Riverside 73-42 (11/23/10)
Jenna Pike and Brittany Fowler combined for 34 points as the Buffalo Island Central Lady Mustangs cruised to a 73-42 victory in 2A-3 conference action Thursday night at Caraway. BIC (10-0, 2-0 2A-3) got 20 points from Pike while Fowler chipped in 14 more as the Lady Mustangs remained unbeaten on the season. ...
Love's buzzer beater stuns Mustangs (11/23/10)
It was a vintage Riverside-Buffalo Island Central basketball game, exciting from start to finish. Riverside's Jake Love ended the drama with a pull-up 18-foot jumper at the buzzer, giving the Rebels a heart-stopping 55-53 victory before a raucous crowd Friday night at Caraway...
Manila senior athletes honored (11/23/10)
Manila senior football players, manager, and cheerleaders were honored at Senior Night. Seniors and their parents were recognized at the last home football game of the season. Senior members of the cheerleading squad are Danielle Hicks, Madison Brodie, Lindsey Green, Kalyn Harris, Kelsey Richard, Amber Smith...
Manila remains unbeaten on the season (11/23/10)
Manila ran its record to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in 3A-3 conference play with an easy 75-48 victory at Hoxie Friday night. Levi Wallace pumped in 23 points while J.J. Helton poured in 21 more to lead four Lions in double figures. Garrett Scott and Kam Ashabranner also hit double digits with 12 and 10 points respectively...
Cyclones blow past Mustangs to take Bay Invitational title (11/23/10)
Buffalo Island Central's junior high boys made it all the way to the finals of the Bay Invitational Tournament before losing to MacArthur 69-38 in the championship game Saturday afternoon at Bay. Marquise Bryant pumped in a game high 23 points to lead the Cyclones to the tournament title. ...
BIC Cheer squad wins top honors (11/23/10)
Buffalo Islande Central senior cheerleaders won top honors at the recent Arkansas Cheer Coaches competition at Jonesboro High School taking first place in AA schools-small squad division. Team members Connor Berry, Bianca Garcia, Madison Finch, Megan Misner, Lindsey Pittman. ...
Charlotte Geedey (11/23/10)
Charlotte Geedey, 76, of Manila, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at the Manila Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Howard Funeral Service of Manila.
Ross Runyan (11/23/10)
Ross Runyan, age 46 of Manila, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at his home. Born at Peoria, Ill., he was the son of the late Glenda Mae Wertz and had been a Manila resident for the past several years. Survivors include two sons, Kyle Runyan and Joshua Runyan; a daughter, Brandy Palmer; three brothers and four grandchildren...
Brenda Joyce Lindsey (11/23/10)
Brenda Joyce Lindsey, age 60 of Manila, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at her home. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Harlen Eugene and Margie Mae Stroud Keller and was a lifelong Manila resident. She was a member of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Manila...
Gertha Inez Hamilton (11/23/10)
Gertha Inez Hamilton, 80, of Manila, widow of Jack Hamilton, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Cache, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Orville and Lorene Baxley Bryan and was a 1949 graduate of Leachville High School. In 1969 she and her family moved to Mississippi and in 1999 she returned to Manila...
Billy Guy Bryant (11/23/10)
Billy Guy Bryant, 67, of Little Rock died Monday, Nov. 15, 2010. Born in Jonesboro on Oct. 2, 1943, to Guy and Lessie Ott Bryant, he was a retired state trooper with the Arkansas State Police. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #558 of Monette and the Arkansas State Police Retirees Association. He was a loving brother, dad, granddaddy and uncle. He will be truly missed...