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Stories from Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Lake City Christmas parade (12/28/10)
Lake City 2010 Christmas Parade was held Dec. 18 with Renee Chamness serving as parade chairman. Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus (Frankie Maynard and Evelyn Gray) greeted the children and wished them all a Merry Christmas...
Manila officer recognized as Officer of the Year (12/28/10)
Sergeant Delbert Carter with the Manila Police Department was recognized on Monday evening at the Manila City Council meeting as the Drug Enforcement Officer of the Year. Mississippi County Sheriff James Sanders, Lt. Rob Rounsavall with the second judicial drug task force, and Manila Chief of Police Jackie Hill, along with Sgt. Carter's family members were on hand for the presentation...
Masonic Lodge 558 distributes Christmas hams (12/28/10)
Members of Masonic Lodge #558 purchased 20 large hams as a Christmas gift giving project in Monette and Leachville. "When we mailed out membership letters this year we asked for donations for this special Christmas project," Larry Bibb said. "With 70 members we received over $700 in donations, making that an average of $70 per member. I think this is exceptional."...
Raises among council topics (12/28/10)
Monette City Council discussed a new parking ordinance, the 2011 proposed budget and employee raises at the council meeting held Monday, Dec. 20. Mayor Chub Qualls passed out copies of a five page proposed city parking ordinance. The council discussed the ordinance at length...
Lake City Council approves budget (12/28/10)
The Lake City Council members approved the 2011 proposed budget for the city at the regular December meeting held Monday night. Members present were Harold Barker, Tommy Eakins, Ann Davis, Jeffery Wisham, Jon Milligan and Brenda Hutcheson. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Billy Anderson. Also present was the City Clerk Linda Simpson...
Monette American Legion provides Christmas baskets (12/28/10)
Monette American Legion Post has been providing Christmas food boxes for select families since 1945 and it has become a valuable community tradition. "We prepared food boxes for 14 families this year, along with 100 bags for senior citizens and 50 bags for children," Post Commander Larry Rolland said. ...
Rebels advance to NEA quarterfinals; Lady Rebels ousted in second round (12/28/10)
Riverside won their first two games of the 2010 Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament but lost star point guard Jake Love to a knee injury in the process...
Mustang boys ousted from NEA Tournament; Lady Mustangs advance to quarterfinals (12/28/10)
Buffalo Island Central rallied for a 68-63 victory over McCrory in the first round of the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament Wednesday night at the Convocation Center on the campus of Arkansas State University...
Manila boys roll into quarterfinals of NEA; Lady Lions lose heartbreaker to Marked Tree (12/28/10)
Manila knocked down 11 three pointers and raced to an easy 83-57 victory over Cedar Ridge in the second round of the A-AA-AAA boys division in Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament play Thursday afternoon at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
Minnie Lou Williams (12/28/10)
Mrs. Minnie Lou Williams, 95, of Phoenix, Ariz., widow of Bert Williams, died Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, in Phoenix. Born at Trimble, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late John and Ora Pierce Wright and had been a Manila resident for the past 90 years. ...
Dorothy Alston Towles (12/28/10)
Mrs. Dorothy Alston Towles, age 86, of Manila, passed from this life Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at her home. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Herman and Bessie Elizabeth Hutton Alston and was a lifelong area resident. ...
Hazel Smith (12/28/10)
Hazel Smith, 87, of Monette passed away Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at Point Lookout Assisted Care Facility in Hollister, Mo. She was born June 19, 1923, in Monette to the late Harve and Niecy Cornish and lived most of her life there. ...
Junior "Sonny" Presley (12/28/10)
Mr. Junior "Sonny" Frank Presley, 71, of Manila, died Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, at Manila Nursing Center. Mr. Presley was born Feb. 9, 1939, in Marianna, to the late B.F. and Clara Presley. Mr. Presley was retired from Peerless Trailer Manufacturing after 20 years, enjoyed visiting at the nursing home, working in the yard, fishing, hunting and watching westerns on TV...
John Leo Kirkpatrick (12/28/10)
Mr. John Leo Kirkpatrick, 36, of Leachville, died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Yazoo City, Miss., he had been a Leachville resident for the past 30 years. He was employed by Jackson Farms in Leachville...
Doris Laverne Gardner (12/28/10)
Doris Laverne Gardner, 76, passed away Sunday Dec. 19, 2010, in Jonesboro. She was born June 27, 1934, in Dell to the late Tom and Annie (Parks) Patterson. She was of the Pentecostal faith and gave and received true joy in playing with and caring for her "grand-dog" Lacey...
Lillian Belle Crump (12/28/10)
Lillian Belle Crump, 95, passed away Sat., Dec. 19, 2010, in Jonesboro. She was born April 5, 1915 in Republican to the late John and Odell Reynolds Acre. Lillian was married to the late Aubrey Crump for 63 years. Mrs. Crump was a homemaker and an active member of the Monette Church of Christ. She also enjoyed sewing, needlepoint crocheting, cooking, helping others, and reading the Bible...
Dorthy Sue Adams (12/28/10)
Mrs. Dorthy Sue Adams, 78, of Paragould, widow of Leo Adams, died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Hillman and Effie Harkey Potter and had lived most of her life in Leachville. ...