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Stories from Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Manila Lions serve pancakes for a good cause (12/07/10)
Manila Lions Club serves pancakes for a good cause The annual Manila Lions Club pancake supper was held Saturday evening in conjunction with the Manila Christmas parade. The Manila school cafeteria was filled and the doors to the new cafeteria expansion had to be opened to seat the crowd following the parade...
No place like home (12/07/10)
Lucille "Boots" Poe of Black Oak will be the first to tell anyone and everyone there is no place like home. She is so excited to be back in her country home in Black Oak she can hardly hold back the tears when she talks about it...
Manila parade draws large crowd (12/07/10)
The Manila Christmas parade was held Saturday, Dec. 4, with floats, motorcycles, horses, four-wheelers, the Cooter Marching Band, Manila Marching Band, the ROTC Color Guard, fire trucks, police vehicles, rescue units, antique vehicles and many more...
MMC staff honored with reception (12/07/10)
Debbie Vassar, Certified Nursing Assistant of the Year, and Regina Hatch, Director of Nursing of the Year, were honored with a reception at Manila Nursing Center on Tuesday, Nov. 30. The reception was in recognition of their recent honors being selected by the Arkansas Health Care Foundation as top CNA and top DON statewide...
Monette committee to study sanitation pickup options (12/07/10)
The Monette City Council accepted the resignation of city employee and discussed upcoming budget concerns at the regular council meeting held Monday, Nov. 22. The council accepted the resignation of Ray Wycoff, effective Dec. 1. Wycoff has been with the city for 14 years. Plans are to accept applications to fill his position...
Friends wish Judge McGuire well (12/07/10)
Friends and family gathered to wish retiring Mississippi County Judge Steve McGuire well wishes. Judge McGuire served the people of Mississippi County for 16 years. Throughout his years in service, Judge McGuire could be heard to say, "It's a great day to be in Mississippi County."...
Monette Masons receive awards (12/07/10)
Monette Masonic Lodge #558 presented Larry Bibb with the Pillars of Solomon Award during the annual awards program and dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 30. The Pillars of Solomon Award was established by the Grand Lodge of Arkansas to provide recognition to Master Masons for outstanding service to their lodges. ...
Rebel Roundup (12/07/10)
Black Rock held off Riverside 49-41 in the finals of the Williams Baptist Invitational Basketball Tournament to claim the championship Saturday night at Walnut Ridge. Tadd Fore scored 16 points while Khris Foster added 12 more to lead the Zebras to the title. Alteeno Sain and Cole Winford led Riverside with 10 points apiece...
Lady Rebel Rewind (12/07/10)
Meagan Goza recorded a double-double as the Lady Rebels rallied for a 51-47 victory over Rector Monday night in 2A-3 conference action. Goza poured in 22 points and snared 12 rebounds to lead the Lady Rebel attack...
Lady Mustangs capture White County Invitational Tournament Championship (12/07/10)
Buffalo Island Central won the White County Invitational Holiday Tournament 54-45 Saturday night over Pangburn to cap off an undefeated week in senior girls basketball action. Sophmore Brittany Fowler recorded a double-double in the championship game at Judsonia, scoring 23 points while grabbing 11 rebounds. ...
BIC finishes runner-up in White County Invitational Tournament (12/07/10)
Buffalo Island Central fell short in its bid to capture the White County Invitational Basketball Tournament, dropping a 66-35 decision in the finals to Concord Saturday night at Judsonia. James Tate scored 10 points and pulled down nine rebounds to pace the Mustangs, who saw their record fall to 6-10 on the season...
Lady Lion recap (12/07/10)
Shelby Wallace poured in 27 points while Emily Cook pumped in 20 more to keep the Lady Lions undefeated in 3A-3 conference action with a 66-59 victory over Earle Monday night at Manila. Manila (4-3, 3-0 3A-3) rallied from a 33-32 halftime deficit to take a 49-45 lead into the final period. Cortney Craine also hit double figures for Manila, scoring 11 points...
James "Jim" Willard Taylor (12/07/10)
James "Jim" Taylor, age 76 of Columbia, Ill., formerely of Leachville, AR., passed from this life December 1, 2010. Born in Leachville he was the son of the late Homer and Lula McClawn Taylor and was a 1952 graduate of Leachville High School. ...
Milda Reed (12/07/10)
Milda Reed, 91, of Manila, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of A.C. and Roxie Cherry Reed and was a lifelong Manila resident. She was a graduate of Manila High School and was a member of Manila First United Methodist Church...
Roy Wesley McPherson (12/07/10)
Roy Wesley McPherson, 94, of Cardwell, Mo., formerly of Leachville, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at his home. Born in Mayflower, Ark., he was the son of the late John and Dovie Hayes McPherson and had been a Leachville area resident since 1946...
Varie Hickman (12/07/10)
Ms. Varie Hickman, 86, of Manila, Arkansas died on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at the Manila Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Faith Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.
Bayless Sharon Carpenter (12/07/10)
Bayless Sharon Carpenter, 73, of Manila, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at his home. Born at Manila he was the son of the late Bill and Ethel Green Carpenter and had been a lifelong Manila resident. After retiring from the Crompton Company in Osceola, he was the owner/operator of DJ Hardware in Manila...