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Stories from Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Monette Manor honors staff (12/15/10)
Manor held their employee Christmas party on Monday afternoon recognizing all the staff with a catered meal and gifts. Service awards, employee of the year was named, and door decorating winners were announced...
Monette Christmas Parade (12/15/10)
The Monette Christmas Parade was held Monday, Dec. 6. Kay Staggs, parade chairman, said it was one of the best parades in her 15 years of being chairman. The American Legion led the parade presenting the flags followed by the Buffalo Island 4-H group carrying the parade banner...
Jimmy White awarded 50 year pin (12/15/10)
Jimmy White of Manila was honored for 50 years of service by the Manila Masonic Lodge. White received a 50 year pin and certificate on Monday, Dec. 6. The award was presented by Carl Brooks, Worshipful Master...
Southworth helps Lions with Christmas baskets (12/15/10)
Employees of Southworth, Joy Harrison, Shelly Barley, Gail Walker, Michael Tomblin and Andy Nettles, were special guests of the Manila Lions Club on Wednesday and were welcomed by Lion President Ty Presson...
Reception held for Mayor Billy Anderson (12/15/10)
Lake City Mayor Billy Anderson was recognized Sunday afternoon with a reception at city hall. Family and friends gathered to wish him well in his retirement. Mayor Anderson has served as mayor of Lake City for four years. He did not seek re-election and will be leaving office at the end of the year...
DMS Services awarded Caraway roof bid (12/15/10)
Bids were opened for replacement of the city hall roof when the Caraway City Council met Thursday, Dec. 9. DMS Services was awarded the bid of $17,000. The motion passed 4-1, with Alderman Bo James casting the opposing vote...
Manila falls just short in finals of Gerald Jennings Tournament (12/15/10)
It was a battle between two of the heavyweights in Northeast Arkansas basketball Saturday night in the finals of the Gerald Jennings Holiday Tournament at Valley View. Unfortunately for Manila, the Lions came up on the short end in a rematch of last year's championship game, dropping a hard fought 55-51 decision to East Poinsett County...
Riverside Rebel basketball rewind (12/15/10)
Logan Meurer sank the winning free throw with two seconds left on the clock to give Riverside a thrilling 47-46 victory over Marked Tree Friday night in 2A-3 conference play at Caraway. Riverside held a 26-18 lead at the half and increased its advantage to a seemingly safe 14 point margin, 37-23, heading into the final quarter. ...
Lady Lion Basketball Rewind (12/15/10)
Manila found the going tough on the road last week, dropping a pair of 3A-3 conference matchups at Corning and Hoxie. Corning placed three players in double figures, including two who recorded double-doubles in its 63-50 win over the Lady Lions Monday night. ...
Lady Mustangs remain unbeaten on season (12/15/10)
Buffalo Island Central ran its record to a perfect 18-0 overall and 6-0 in 2A-3 conference play with a pair of league victories in senior girls basketball action last week. The Lady Mustangs began the week with a 74-62 win over East Poinsett County at Lepanto and completed their sweep, handing Marmaduke a 55-42 defeat Thursday night on the road...
Mustang roundball roundup (12/15/10)
Buffalo Island Central suffered a pair of 2A-3 conference road losses last week, as the Mustangs fell 73-49 to East Poinsett County before dropping a 64-52 decision at Marmaduke. Jammar Sturdivant pumped in 23 points while Jori Ford and A.J. ...
Thomas Harold McGrew, Jr. (12/15/10)
Thomas Harold McGrew, Jr. died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at his residence in Hornersville, Mo., at the age of 69 years. He was born May 22, 1941, in Manila. He was the son of the late Thomas Jefferson Henry and Velma Allene Cullen McGrew...
Dorothy Ellouise Lane (12/15/10)
Dorothy Ellouise Lane, 89, of Monette, widow of Lacy Clay "Mutt" Lane, who passed away March 17, 1961, died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Black Oak she had attended school at the Wallace community and Monette. She was a homemaker and attended the First United Methodist Church in Monette...
Varie Mildred Hickman (12/15/10)
Varie Mildred Hickman, 86, of Manila, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born Feb. 1, 1924 at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Dora Cook Collins. Mrs. Hickman was a member of the Westside Baptist Church in Manila and she loved to read the bible, sing and she enjoyed country music...