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Stories from Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Big Lake Wildlife Refuge Projects underway (04/12/11)
Construction of the new office and visitor center is underway at Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge headquarters located 2.5 miles east of Manila on Highway 18. There are actually two projects under construction at the site with the 2,500 square foot office and visitor center and a 120x40 foot maintenance shop...
El Tejano opens in Leachville (04/12/11)
El Tejano, Tex-Mex cafe, 205 East Main, Leachville, (formerly Martha's Frontier) opened last week. The new restaurant will serve Mexican food and American favorites. The family owned/operated business is operated by brothers, Richard Navarro and Manuel Navarro III. ...
Hemingway-Pfeiffer writer's retreat (04/12/11)
The first, three-day Hemingway-Pfeiffer Creative Writers' Retreat scheduled in the spring was held April 7-9, 2011, at the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum & Educational Center in Piggott, AR. A collection of stories and poems by the 15 writers who attended the retreat entitled "The Sound of Muses" will be published on-site for participants...
Bonnets in time for Easter (04/12/11)
The Manila Housing Authority residents enjoyed an Easter bonnet luncheon on Thursday. Janice Flannigan, executive director, welcomed everyone. Ms. Flannigan, assistant Darlene Dunn, and Tony Bennett, maintenance supervisor, joined the residents creating Easter bonnets...
Margie Evelyn Hudson (04/12/11)
Mrs. Margie Evelyn Hudson, 84, of Paragould died on Monday, April 11, 2011, at her home. Mrs. Hudson was born on Dec. 12, 1926, in Caruthersville, Mo., to the late Robert and Lily Queen Hudson. She was of the Pentecostal Faith, a long time resident of Keiser, enjoyed watching soap operas, cooking, collecting angels and dolls, and spending time with her family and friends...
Alice Rolland Estes (04/12/11)
Alice Rolland Estes, 95, formerly of Monette passed away Friday, April 8, 2011, at Lakeside Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 9, 1915, in Letona to the late William and Pearl Pearce. She was homemaker and was a member of the Monette Assembly of God...