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Stories from Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Retired teachers honored with luncheon (02/15/11)
Manila retired teachers were honored Friday with a luncheon hosted by the Future Teachers of America (FTA) organization. The FTA is sponsored by teachers Gerri McCann and Sarah Pemberton. It was the first time for some of the retired teachers to tour the new elementary school and see the renovations and expansion of the school cafeteria...
Razorback Club banquet to be held in Manila (02/15/11)
Arkansas football Coach Bobby Bobby Petrino will be the guest speaker at the annual Mississippi County Razorback Club banquet, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28, at the Manila Airport Center. Club officials are expecting a larger crowd this year for the spring banquet and needed the extra space...
Valentine dance raises $1,000 for BI Relay for Life (02/15/11)
Bill and Tammie Gist, owners of Manila Family Music, Donnie and Sharon McKinney, and the Backward Boys Band sponsored a Valentine Day Dance to benefit the Buffalo Island American Cancer Relay for Life on Saturday night...
Caraway City Council awards roof bid (02/15/11)
Eubanks and Eubanks Construction was awarded the Caraway City Hall roof replacement bid at the city council meeting held Thursday. The Council discussed overlaying the existing roof on the City Hall Complex with tarpaper and shingles, as proposed by Eubanks or by using 1x4 slats and shingles, as proposed by Barrett Construction. ...
Numbers up in Craighead County and down in Mississippi County (02/15/11)
The 2010 Census numbers are in showing an increase in population in Craighead County and an overall decrease in numbers in Mississippi County since the 2000 count. Arkansas show an increase with 2,926,229 over the 2000 population of 2,673,400...
Lady Rebels capture District tournament championship (02/15/11)
Jr. boys finish tournament runner-up Fourth seeded Riverside knocked off the top two seeds in the 2A-3 District Tournament Saturday at Cross County to take home the girls championship. East Poinsett County rolled past Riverside 54-34 to claim the boys title...
Manila senior night (02/15/11)
Manila senior night, honoring senior athletes, was held Tuesday night. Senior basketball players and cheerleaders were presented plaques in appreciation for their dedication to their school through the years...
Senior High Basketball Roundup (02/15/11)
Manila posted its 22nd victory of the year with an easy 87-61 victory over Buffalo Island Central Friday night at the Mustang Athletic Complex. ...
Manila Board hires football coach (02/15/11)
Manila School Board members met in a special called meeting Thursday evening to discuss hiring a football coach. Toby Doke, who started with the football program in Manila, recently submitted his resignation...
Rivercrest knocks Manila boys, girls from junior district (02/15/11)
Manila's junior high basketball season ended for both the boys and girls teams Saturday in the semifinals of the 3A-3 District Tournament at Manila. Rivercrest took down the Manila boys 60-42 while the Lady Colts defeated the Lady Lions 36-26...
Perfect season (02/15/11)
Manila seventh grade girls basketball team ended a perfect season for the 2010-11 school year going 12-0. The team is coached by Jeff Priest. "I am proud of them," Coach Priest said. "They showed up for practice, worked hard and they had a great year."...
Season comes to close for Mustang junior high teams (02/15/11)
Riverside ended Buffalo Island Central's season with a 55-47 victory in the semifinals of the 2A-3 Junior High District Tournament Saturday afternoon at Cross County, despite Nick Bollinger, who poured in a game high 25 points for the Mustangs...
Tulula Adams Cagle (02/15/11)
Tulula Adams Cagle, 70, of Leachville, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at her home. Born in Monette she was the daughter of the late Orn and Emma Neal Adams and was a lifelong area resident. She was a 1959 graduate of Leachville High School, a retired clerk for the city of Leachville, and a longtime member of the Leachville First Baptist Church...
Albert Lee Halpain (02/15/11)
Albert Lee Halpain, 63, of Manila, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, near Manila. Born Oct. 8, 1947, he was the son of the late Louis and Grace Mullens Halpain and had been a lifelong Manila resident. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was retired from Cook's Exxon in Osceola...