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Stories from Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Manila Council hears proposal for city webpage (03/01/11)
Manila City Council heard a proposal for developing a city website from Audra Howerton and Blake Howerton of SculptNet Web Site Development, Inc., of Paragould, before the February meeting was called to order. The meeting was held on Tuesday evening due to the Monday holiday...
BIC hosting the 2A State basketball tournament (03/01/11)
Buffalo Island Central is hosting the Class 2A State Basketball Tournament this week in the Mustang Athletic Complex (MAC). Games started on Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m. with the final games being played on Saturday March 5...
BIC School Board accepts roof bids (03/01/11)
Buffalo Island Central School Board renewed principal contracts, accepted resignations, accepted bids on gym repair and reviewed the financial statements at the Feb. 21 meeting. President Nathan Sanders called the meeting to order. All members were present except Darrin McFall...
Parking ordinance again tabled (03/01/11)
The Monette City Council addressed concerns over the proposed parking ordinance at the regular city council meeting held Monday, Feb. 21. Mayor Chub Qualls passed out rewritten copies of Parking Ordinance 2011-6, which has been discussed for the third time...
Manila school board accepts resignations (03/01/11)
Manila School Board accepted resignations, renewed principal contracts and accepted a revised calendar for the school year at the February meeting. Following the approval of the minutes and financial report, the board accepted the resignations of Debbie Hamilton, second grade teacher, and Diane Baugher, elementary principal. ...
Lake City Council (03/01/11)
All council members were present for the Lake City Council meeting on Monday, Feb. 21. Council members are Harold Barker, Tommy Eakins, Ann Davis, Jeffery Wisham, Danny Dunigan and Brenda Hutcheson. Also present was City Clerk Linda Simpson...
Rebels named 2A Regional runner-up (03/01/11)
The Riverside Rebels notched two key wins to advance to the championship game in the 2A North Regional Tournament Saturday night in Marmaduke. Riverside had the daunting task of once again facing state powerhouse East Poinsett County in the final contest of the event. In the end, the Rebels were outdone by the nightmare matchup of the Warriors, falling 74-49...
Rebels advance to State Tournament (03/01/11)
When Riverside's leading scorer, All-Conference point guard Jake Love went down with a season ending knee injury during the NEA Tournament, many thought the Rebel's season was over. But Love's teammates pulled together and stunned the naysayers by advancing to the 2A State Tournament with a thrilling 72-66 overtime victory against Cedar Ridge Wednesday night at Marmaduke...
Colts nip Lions 57-55 in Regional Finals (03/01/11)
MANILA ADVANCES TO 3A STATE TOURNAMENT AT SEARCY The 3A Regional Championship game between conference foes Manila and Rivercrest came down to the final seconds, but in the end it was the Colts who came out on top with a thrilling 57-55 victory over the Lions Saturday night at Bergman...
Lady Mustangs advance to state tourney (03/01/11)
Buffalo Island Central advanced to the championship game of the Class 2A Regional Tournament at Marmaduke with a hard fought 53-48 victory over Cotter in Friday night's semifinal action...
Lady Mustangs named 2A North Region champs (03/01/11)
The Buffalo Island Central Lady Mustangs claimed the 2A North Region championship Saturday night in Marmaduke, holding off the hosting Lady Greyhounds, 40-39, in a physical, hard-fought confrontation...
Ruby Stone (03/01/11)
Ruby Smith Stone, 81, of Leachville, died Friday Feb. 25, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Mary Rouse Smith and had been a lifelong area resident...
James Eugene Son (03/01/11)
James Eugene Son, 83, of Manila, formerly of Lepanto, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, in Manila Nursing Center. He was of the Church of Christ faith and a master plumber and a Navy World War II veteran...
Betty Jean Shelton (03/01/11)
Betty Jean Shelton, 83, of Manila, widow of Gene Shelton, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born in Batesville, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Lena King Holt and had been a Manila resident since 1936. She was a 1945 graduate of Manila High School and was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church...
William Ronald "Ronnie" Laffoon (03/01/11)
William Ronald "Ronnie" Laffoon, 71, of Leachville, passed from this life Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Dermott, he was the son of the late Duford Jewell and Norvell Mason Laffoon and had been a Leachville resident for over 60 years. ...