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Stories from Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Cardinal collection continues to grow (02/08/11)
Brothers Jeffery and Jeremy Wisham of Lake City are both St. Louis Cardinal fans. It would be a close race to see who has the largest collection of Cardinal memorabilia. Their bedrooms are filled top to bottom and many items had to be moved to a storage building as their collections overflowed...
Working together to make a difference (02/08/11)
Buffalo Island Relay for Life Chairman Brenda Matheny and Area Representative Jackie Wallis met with committee members to discuss the 2011 event scheduled for June. This is Wallis' first year to serve as representative for the Buffalo Island Relay and he is looking forward to working with the committee and teams...
Medicare part D Fair to be held in Caraway (02/08/11)
Caraway Senior Life Center, 305 North New York Street, will host a Medicare Part D fair from 9-3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15. Walter Stewart, case manager with the East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging, will be the guest and will present helpful information on Medicare Part D. ...
Manila Homecoming Week ends with pep rally fun (02/08/11)
Manila Middle School and High School rocked the gymnasium on Friday for a pep rally ending homecoming week. Winners were announced in the school spirit competition, the band played, the cheerleaders led in cheers, the student body and faculty cheered on the teams for the homecoming game on Friday night...
Manila off to a good start (02/08/11)
Newly elected Manila Mayor Wayne Wagner is not a stranger to city business as he served as city attorney for 22 years. Mayor Wagner said the transition went well and his first month in office has gone even smoother than he could have hoped for...
Manila Homecoming held (02/08/11)
Manila held its 2010-11 homecoming on Friday, Feb. 4. Senior high homecoming court included Breanna Pannells, 10th grade, maid; Brianna Stone, 11th grade maid; Lindsey Green and Brooke Warren, 12th grade maids; Queen Caitlyn Scott; Alyssa Tate and Danielle Hicks, 12th grade maids; Savannah Towell, 11th grade maid; and Spencer Smith, 10th grade maid.
Lions clinch conference title (02/08/11)
Manila celebrated Homecoming with an 88-54 demolition of Piggott Friday night, wrapping up the 3A-3 conference championship with the victory. Senior J.J. Helton pumped in 20 points while Kam Ashabranner and Taylor Morgan chipped in 13 and 11 points respectively, as the Lions improved to 20-6 overall and 13-1 in conference play...
Mustang Basketball Roundup (02/08/11)
Buffalo Island Central rolled over Ridgefield Christian 73-49 Monday night in senior high non-conference basketball action at the Mustang Athletic Complex before dropping a 61-51 2A-3 conference tilt Friday night at Rector...
Rebels say "farewell" to the Pit (02/08/11)
Riverside closed the door on a bit of history Tuesday night, playing its final game in "The Pit" at Lake City. The outcome didn't turn out the way the Rebels would have liked, as Cross County rallied for a 51-49 victory in 2A-3 conference action...
Danielle Hicks named All State cheerleader (02/08/11)
Danielle Hicks, Manila High School senior, has been named All State Cheerleader and will participate this summer with 15 cheerleaders from throughout the state at Fayetteville during the all Star game...
Buffalo Island Central honors senior athletes (02/08/11)
Buffalo Island Central held their annual Senior and Parent Appreciation Night at the Monday, Jan. 31, game at the Mustang Athletic Complex. Eddie Dunigan introduced the athletes and their parents following the junior high game. ...
Jose Sanchez (02/08/11)
Jonesboro -- Jose Sanchez, 51, of Jonesboro, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Howard Funeral Service of Manila...
F.L. McHaney (02/08/11)
Leachville -- Felix Lafayette McHaney, 94, of Leachville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Hornersville, Mo., he was the son of the late Thomas and Julia Sando McHaney and had been a Leachville resident since 1924...
Ruth H. Hudson (02/08/11)
El Dorado -- Ruth Helen Hudson, 74, of El Dorado, passed away Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at the John R. Williamson Hospice House. She was born March 10, 1936, in Manila, to Edgar Earl Murphy and Vonnie Ethel Victoria Palmer. She was a homemaker who loved her family, flowers, traveling and working in her yard. She never met a stranger. She was a member of Heart Life Family Church...
Richard Harlon Coburn (02/08/11)
Dexter, Mo. -- Richard Coburn, son of the late James Richard Coburn and Cleva Lucille Blocker Coburn, was born on Nov. 3, 1936, in Leachville and departed this life on Jan. 29, 2011, at his residence in Dexter, Mo., at the age of 74 years...
Grace Bridges (02/08/11)
Grace Bridges, 92, of Atascadero, Calif., former longtime Manila resident, died Saturday. Feb. 5, 2011, at the Atascadero Christian Home. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Rosa Belle Ashabranner Dudley and the widow of Atlas Bridges...