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Stories from Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Arrest made in copper theft (03/29/11)
Craighead County law enforcement officers acted on several reports from area farmers concerning copper pipe thefts from pivot irrigation systems and made two arrests on Thursday, March 10, involving seven counts of theft...
Monette Manor expresses appreciation (03/29/11)
It was fun, food, and fellowship at Monette Manor on Wednesday, March 23, as they celebrated the first anniversary of the successful 2010 Evacuation. It was exactly a year ago when the residents of the nursing home were evacuated due to an electrical problem...
Wrestling set in Manila for Relay for Life (03/29/11)
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 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m. All seats are adults $8.00 and children $5.00 and can be purchased at the door...
Mushers place in races (03/29/11)
A thousand miles is quite a trip -- especially by dog and sled through the wilderness. Allen Moore of Two Rivers, Alaska, a native of Manila, completed the 2011 Yukon Quest Race with an impressive sixth place finish. He finished the race on Feb. 16. He also was awarded the Sportsmanship Award...
Manila Council OKs purchase (03/29/11)
Members of the Manila City Council worked through a long agenda including a discussion on clean-up activities, purchasing a bucket truck, hearing an update from the fire chief, and the introduction and first reading of an ordinance on the inspection of air conditioning and heating systems in the city...
Monette Council hers reports (03/29/11)
The Monette City Council met on Monday, March 21, and worked through a short agenda consisting of reports, ordinance revision, and location of new Sheriffs Department sub station. Sanitation truck is currently out of service, and repairs are scheduled for the end of the week...
AREA BASEBALL ROUNDUP (03/29/11)
Right-hander Brent Ray fired a three hit shut-out to lead Buffalo Island Central to a 6-0 victory over Manila Friday afternoon in the Xtra Innings Classic at Valley View. Mark Stone hammered his second three-run homer of the tournament to lead the Mustang offense while Isaac Ibanez and Nathan Whitlow each went 2-4 at the plate. Ray scored three runs on the day...
Mary Sue Wilson (03/29/11)
Mary Sue Wilson, 72, of Leachville, died Sunday, March 27, 2011, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in the Childress Community she was the daughter of the late Jack Howell and had been a lifelong area resident. ...
David Wayne Russell, Sr. (03/29/11)
David Wayne Russell, Sr., 58, of Lake City, died March 22, 2011, at his home. Born Sept. 30, 1952, he was the son of Thurlow Wayne and Elizabeth Kosten Russell and had been a longtime area resident. Mr. ...
Dorothy Irene Cobb (03/29/11)
Dorothy Irene Cobb, 87, of Lake City, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. She was born July 28, 1923, to the late Albert L. and Allie Mae Berry Johnson. Irene was a member of the Monette Church of Christ. ...
Wincle Marie Clayton (03/29/11)
Miss Wincle Marie Clayton, age 79 of Leachville, passed away Sunday March 27, 2011, at her home. Born at Heber Springs, she was the daughter of the late Robie and Gertie Goff Clayton and had been a Leachville resident for the past 62 years. Miss Clayton was of the Pentecostal faith...