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Stories from Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Amelia Bedelia author visits BIC West (03/15/11)
Amelia Bedelia has long been a favorite character for young readers. The literal-minded housekeeper character came to life on Thursday morning at Buffalo Island Central West elementary. BIC art teacher Amber Crabtree dressed the part of Amelia Bedelia during a visit from the author Herman Parish...
Riverside Jr. High Quiz Bowl team wins third place in state (03/15/11)
Riverside Junior High Quiz Bowl team won third place in state. The team won first place in Regional qualifying them to go to state in Hot Springs on Saturday, Feb. 26. They played six games and were only defeated once...
Caraway to apply for grants (03/15/11)
The Caraway City Council met on Thursday, March 10, and worked through a short agenda. Mayor Barry Riley gave a brief overview of his recent trip to Washington, D.C., with the Arkansas Delegation...
Southern college of Optometry student speaks to Manila Lions (03/15/11)
Jeanne Chen, student at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, was the guest speaker at the Manila Lions Club on Wednesday at noon. Chen is a member of SVOSH (Student Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity). ...
Buffalo Island Relay for Life members plan activities (03/15/11)
Committee members of the Buffalo Island Relay for Life met Thursday discussing upcoming activities and honorary survivors for the June 24 event. This is the 10th annual Buffalo Island American Cancer Relay for Life. It will be held at the Leachville City Park. "Sports, Teaming Up for a Cure," is this year's theme...
Lady Rebel bowlers bring home state title (03/15/11)
Riverside girls recently won the state bowling title, while the Rebel's James Boness captured the individual championship on the boy's side in the 1-2-3A State Bowling Tournament held at Conway...
Cheryl Renee Penix (03/15/11)
Cheryl Renee Penix, 31, of Leachville, died Friday, March 11, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Osceola she had lived much of her life in Manila and had been a Leachville resident for the past two years. Cheryl was preceded in death by her brother, Marty Eddings...
Bobby White (03/15/11)
Bobby Lynn White, 79, of Manila, passed from this life early Saturday, March 12, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Albert and Oshia Shedd White and was a lifelong Manila resident. ...
Marsha Lynn Rushing (03/15/11)
Marsha Lynn Rushing, 43, of Leachville, died Thursday, March 10, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at St. Louis, Mo., she had been a lifelong Leachville area resident. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Charlie and Fannie Burks, an aunt, Norma Jean Bunch, and an uncle, Charles Burks, Jr...
Orvil Lee Robertson (03/15/11)
Leachville Orvil Lee Robertson, 82, of Leachville, died Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at his home. Born at Batesville, Ark., he was the son of the late William C. and Frankie Ada Hodges Robertson and had lived most of his life in the Leachville and Monette areas. ...
Octavia "Marie" Fortner (03/15/11)
Octavia "Marie" Fortner, 76, of Burdette, died on March 12, 2011, at Great River Medical Center. Ms. Fortner was born Sept. 4, 1934, in Hot Springs. She was a long time resident of Burdette and was retired from the Mississippi County Tax Assessors office...
Bobby Joe Bartholomew (03/15/11)
Bobby Joe Bartholomew, 72, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Monday, March 7, 2011, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born June 23, 1938, in Blytheville, the son of Marion "Joe" and Roberta Graham Shackelford Bartholomew. He and Kathleen McMasters were married Dec. 21, 1960, in Manila...
Mildred Murphy Andrews (03/15/11)
Mildred Murphy Andrews, 93, of Hardy, died Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was a homemaker and a retired secretary. She is survived by her two sons, William Andrews of Little Rock and Allan Andrews of Blytheville, and a grandson, Stephan Andrews...
Mable Louise Adams (03/15/11)
Mrs. Mable Louise Adams, 67, of Osceola, died Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at St. Bernards Hopital in Jonesboro. Born at Halltown, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Berten and Liddie Fraizer Brewer and was a longtime area resident. ...