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Stories from Tuesday, March 8, 2011

UofA head football Coach Petrino wows record crowd in Manila (03/08/11)
University of Arkansas Head Football Coach Bobby Petrino may be the most popular man in the state of Arkansas these days. He certainly was Monday night in Manila, where an overflow crowd of over 500 Mississippi County Razorback Club members called the Hogs at the Airport Center...
Manila Lodge 588 officers elected (03/08/11)
Manila Masonic Lodge 588 elected officers for the year. They are Carl Brooks, past Worshipful Master, presenting the gavel to John Sneed, Worshipful Master. Back are, from left: David Keys, senior deacon; Woodrow Henry, chaplain; Eugene Dobbins, secretary; Jeremy Bennett, junior warden; William Barnhart, junior deacon; R.A. Davidson, master of ceremony; David Hutton, senior warden...
Harvest Fellowship to celebrate first anniversary (03/08/11)
Harvest Fellowship Church of God, located on Highway 18 bypass, Manila, will hold a one year celebration with a special singing and service. The Gabbards' family from Kentucky will be the guest singers for a singing at 7 p.m. on Friday...
Local baseball players planning missionary trip (03/08/11)
A group of enthusiastic young men from Manila and Tuckerman are preparing for a baseball/missionary trip to the Dominican Republic on July 22-29. The trip is in association with a program called Score International...
Injury riddled Lady Mustangs fall short in bid for state title (03/08/11)
Buffalo Island Central's bid for its first girls state championship came to an end at the hands of Parkers Chapel 45-35 Saturday night at the Mustang Athletic Complex in Monette. The Lady Mustangs found themselves in an early hole for the third straight game, but unlike the first two games against Spring Hill and Mountainburg, in which BIC came from behind to win, the Lady Mustangs could not find a way to pull victory from the jaws of defeat against the Lady Trojans.. ...
Rebels slay Dragons, fall to Blue Devils (03/08/11)
Riverside fell behind 17-4 in the first quarter before battling back to pull off an improbable 54-51 victory over Junction City in the first round of the 2A State Tournament Wednesday afternoon at the Mustang Athletic Complex in Monette...
Lions hopes of state title end at hands of West Fork 69-53 (03/08/11)
Manila's hopes of avenging last year's defeat in the Class 3A State Tournament finals fell by the wayside Friday night at Harding Academy in Searcy, as a hot West Fork squad overwhelmed the Lions 69-53 in the quarterfinals, ending Manila's season...
Ruth Berneta Riggs (03/08/11)
Ruth Berneta Riggs, 85, of Jonesboro, formerely of Manila, died Thursday March 3, 2011, at the Craighead Nursing Center in Jonesboro. Born in Manila she was the daughter of the late George Washington and Alta B. Knott Bunch and had been a lifelong Manila resident before making her home in Jonesboro in 1998...
Raymond Lee "Goob" Clayton (03/08/11)
Raymond Lee "Goob" Clayton, 66, of Leachville, died Thursday March 3, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Heber Springs he was the son of the late Robie B. and Gertie Goff Clayton and had been a lifelong Leachville area resident...