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Stories from Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Music and Memories opening in Lake City (02/22/11)
Kenny and Tammy Ellington, members of the Heavenbound Quartet, are excited and looking forward to the grand opening of their new theater, Music and Memories. It is located in Lake City at 17 Cobean Boulevard, in front of Farmers Market...
Wagner announces plans to seek school board position (02/22/11)
Dr. Tommy Wagner of Manila has announced his plans to run for the Manila School Board. Dr. Wagner grew up in Manila, graduating from Manila High School in 1994. Following college and medical school, he returned to his hometown and opened Wagner Medical Clinic...
Riverside Junior High Quiz Bowl team wins Regional (02/22/11)
The Riverside Junior High Quiz Bowl Team won first place in the Regional competition held at Buffalo Island Central on Feb. 8. The team went undefeated in all of the 2A Regional matches and will go on to compete at the State level...
Caraway seniors welcomed Walter Stewart (02/22/11)
Walter Stewart, case manager with the East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging, was welcomed to the Caraway Senior Citizen Center on Tuesday. He met with senior citizens to discuss Medicare Part D. He presented helpful information on Medicare Part D and helped participants determine if they were eligible for assistance on paying for the drug plan. He also answered other questions they had...
Leachville Council reviews purchases, accepts resignation (02/22/11)
The Leachville City Council reviewed changes in Fire Department accounts, department purchases and reports and a council resignation at the regular meeting held Monday, Feb. 14...
Manila goes overtime in finals (02/22/11)
Saturday night's 3A-3 District Tournament championship game between the Manila Lions and Earle Bulldogs in Piggott was a hardwood battle. The contest needed extra minutes for a winner to emerge, requiring overtime. In the end, the Lions came up just short in the heartbreaker, falling to Earle, 61-54...
Lady Lions reach semifinal game (02/22/11)
The Manila Lady Lions used the combination of high energy and a feisty, scrappy playing style to make a run in the 3A-3 District Tournament at Piggott, reaching the semifinal round to secure a spot in the regional tournament beginning later this week at Bergman...
Walnut Ridge ends Lady Rebel's season in first round of District Tournament (02/22/11)
Riverside's Lady Rebels saw its season come to a disappointing end at the hands of Walnut Ridge Tuesday night in the first round of the 2A-3 District Tournament at Caraway. The Lady Bobcats squeaked out a 46-44 decision, ending Riverside's hopes of advancing to the regional tournament...
Rebels advance to Regional tournament (02/22/11)
Riverside advanced to the 2A Regional Tournament with a 55-47 victory over Marmaduke Wednesday night at Caraway. Logan Meurer pumped in a game high 20 points while Josh Anderson and Cole Winford scored 14 and 10 points respectively to lead the Rebels. Alteeno Sain scored six while Tyler Rolland pitched in five points...
Lady Warriors use fourth quarter surge to upend BIC 57-36 in finals of 2A-3 District Tournament (02/22/11)
Warriors outscored Buffalo Island Central 20-3 in the fourth quarter to break open a tight game and went on to defeat the Lady Mustangs 57-36 in the championship game of the 2A-3 District Tournament Friday night at Caraway...
Veasley brothers combine for 43 points to lead Thunderbirds past BIC in District Tournament (02/22/11)
Cross County's Veasley brothers proved too much for Buffalo Island Central as the Thunderbirds eliminated the Mustangs 54-51 in the quarterfinals of the 2A-3 District Tournament Wednesday night at Caraway...
Local Roper Wins Team Roping Championship Qualifies for National Team Roping Championship (02/22/11)
MEMPHIS -- A local roper was a big winner recently during the United States Team Roping Championships (USTRC) Muddy River Classic being held at the Agricenter ShowPlace Arena in Germantown, Tenn. Heath Sanders of Leachville roped five steers in a time of 33.25 with partner George Eldridge of Anna, Ill., to win $2,667 of the $7,030 purse besting 56 other teams in #15 competition. ...
Waylon Floyette Gammill (02/22/11)
Waylon Floyett Gammill, 75, of Albuquerque, N.M., passed away Feb. 3, 2011, after a short illness. He was born July 17, 1935, in Myrtle, Miss. Mr. Gammill lived in Manila most of his teenage years until he graduated from Manila High School in 1954...
Earl Galloway (02/22/11)
Earl Elvonder Galloway, 85, of Benton, Mo., formerly of Leachville, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at his home. Born at Leachville he was the son of the late Rufus and Ida Buford Galloway and had lived in Benton for the past 20 years. Mr. Galloway was a retired farmer and outdoorsman that loved hunting and fishing and spending time with his children and grandchildren...
Brenda Jean Flagg (02/22/11)
Brenda Jean Flagg, 71, of Manila, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Pinky and Grace Jackson Bunch and had been a lifelong Manila resident. ...