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Stories from Tuesday, March 22, 2011

50 years of service recognized (03/22/11)
Carolyn Bridges reached a milestone in her career few people will experience. She celebrated her 50th anniversary at Liberty Bank. She was honored with a reception on Friday afternoon...
Keeping up with technology in Manila (03/22/11)
Jason Baltimore is pleased with the strides Manila school district has made over the last five years in technology. Baltimore is the technology coordinator for the district. He has been with the school for six years...
BIC Jr. FCCLA teams qualify for Nationals (03/22/11)
Buffalo Island Central Junior High FCCLA members recently competed in the State Conference with two teams winning first place qualifying them to go Nationals. Nationals will be held in Anaheim, Calif., in July. The two teams won first place in District with their projects qualifying them to compete in State...
Buffalo Island Central Board renews contracts (03/22/11)
Buffalo Island Central School Board voted unanimously to renew all certified and classified contracts that indicated a desire to return for the 2011-12 school year. The meeting, held March 14, was called to order by President Nathan Sanders and all members were present...
Manila School Board (03/22/11)
Manila School Board renewed certified contracts and gave salary increases at the March meeting held Thursday evening. School Board members present were Tracey Reinhart, president; Danny Robbins, vice president; Brandon Veach, secretary; Steve Matheny, Johnny McCain, and Jeremy Jackson. Tony Crowell was not present...
Lake City Council approves increase in rezoning deposit (03/22/11)
Lake City Council approved an ordinance increasing deposits for rezoning proposals, reviewed the April calendar of events, discussed clean-up week, and accepted the previous minutes and financial report at the March 14 meeting...
Leachville Council OKs equipment purchase (03/22/11)
The Leachville City Council met on Monday, March 14. The council worked through a short agenda consisting of department reports and upcoming events. Dickie Coburn gave the Street Department report for February. Lawn mowers are ready to go, ditch digging continues and fence repair plans are ongoing...
Wrestling set in Manila for Relay for Life (03/22/11)
The Ronnie Horner Sr. Memorial Relay For Life Benefit for the Buffalo Island Relay For Life Chapter will be held Saturday, April 2, at the Manila Community Center. Bell time is 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. All seats are adults $8.00 and children $5.00 and can be purchased at the door the night of the event...
BIC golfer signs with Lyon (03/22/11)
Wednesday was Nathan Whitlow Day at the Mustang Athletic Complex. Students, faculty, friends and family gathered to congratulate him as he signed a letter of intent to play golf at Lyon College in Batesville...
Nea Titans win King of Swing Tournament (03/22/11)
The Nea Titans won their second tournament of the 11 year old season at Horn Lake, MS on March 20. The Titans went 5-0 in the 11 AAA tournament and scored 61 runs on their way to the championship. Team members are Hunter Jolly, Abraham Lopez, Canon Walling, Ty Ellis, Dillon Turner, Chayse Carmichael, Lathan Brooks, Ethan Allred, Tyreik Thomas, Andrew McFarlin...
James Howard Glidewell (03/22/11)
Mr. James Howard Glidewell, 59, of Monette, died on Monday, March 21, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Mr. Glidewell was born on July 30, 1951 in Campbell, Mo., to James C. and Margaret Thomas Glidewell. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Caraway, a retired State Trooper, enjoyed hunting, collecting guns and knives, and spending time with his family...
Donald Ray Blocker (03/22/11)
Donald Ray Blocker, 68, of Conway, formerly of Leachville died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at his home. Born in Arbyrd, Mo., he was the son of the late Lawrence Jack and Eva Dee Coburn Blocker and was a former Leachville resident where he was employed by Brown shoe Company. ...
Rev. James Franklin Lovelady, Sr. (03/22/11)
Reverend James Franklin Lovelady, Sr., age 64, of Blytheville, died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in the Clear Lake Community near Blytheville, he was the son of the late Elliot F. ...
Lester R. Passmore (03/22/11)
Mr. Lester R. Passmore, Jr., died Monday, March 21, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. Mr. Passmore was born Aug. 7, 1946 in Jonesboro, Ark., to the late Lester R. Passmore, Sr. and Floy Sowell Passmore. Mr. Passmore was of the Baptist faith, an avid fisherman, retired from Hytrol after 33 years, and treasured his time with his family and grandchildren...