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Stories from Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Local group takes mission trip to Uganda (04/26/11)
Brenda Hutcheson and Cindy Conner, teachers in the Riverside School District, spent their spring break with four other area citizens on a missionary adventure to Uganda. Other members of the group included Lisa and Lauren Weaver, Greg Douglas, and Jim Ladd...
Pat Lendennie talks about her first book (04/26/11)
Pat Ivey Lendennie of Blytheville, formerly of Manila, is excited to have her first novel, "Warning! A Bonnie Moss Journalistic Adventure," available in print. The book was published under her pen name Anna Shaw and is available in paperback from www.publishamerica.com; www.amazon.com or local book stores including That Book Store and Barnes and Noble...
Scouts visit Manila City Council (04/26/11)
Manila Scouts from Pack 32, Troop 32 and Crew 32, attended the Manila City Council meeting Monday, April 18, presenting the city with an appreciation plaque. Berry McKaskle, assistant Cubmaster, on behalf of the young Scouts, expressed his appreciation to the city for the use of the building and their support...
Paul McAnally honored (04/26/11)
Paul McAnally, senior vice president and director of the North Regional Advisory Board for Southern Bancorp, is the recipient of Arkansas State University's College of Agriculture and Technology's Outstanding Young Alumni Award for 2011...
Buffalo Island Veterans park committee sets deadline (04/26/11)
Buffalo Island Memorial Veterans Park committee members met Thursday discussing landscaping, hearing a financial review, and setting a deadline for the names to be placed on the next monument for $35...
Tanner Smith's film shown at festival (04/26/11)
The 10th annual Ozark Foothills Film Festival was held March 21-27, in Batesville. Tanner Smith, a 2010 graduate of Manila High School who is currently attending Arkansas Northeastern College in Blytheville, was an attending artist who had a film shown at the festival...
Manila Lions welcome new members (04/26/11)
Manila Lions Club welcomed four new members on Wednesday, April 19. Three of the four new members made Manila Lion history by being the first female Lions to be a part of the Manila Chapter...
Manila School Board (04/26/11)
Manila School Board members were treated to a dinner following the April meeting held Thursday. Nabholz Construction crew members treated the board members to a rib dinner in the school cafeteria. Nabholz Construction Services recently constructed the new elementary building and the cafeteria expansion...
Liberty bank makes a commitment to the Butterfly House (04/26/11)
Laura Imler-Oldham and Danna Deaton expressed their appreciation to Dick Pace, community bank president at Liberty Bank in Monette, for the generous donation to the Butterfly House. The bank also made an annual three year commitment to the project...
Caraway Easter egg hunt draws crowd (04/26/11)
It took less than two minutes for the young hunters to clean sweep the Caraway Park of 5,000 eggs. Over 300 children gathered for the annual Easter egg hunt sponsored by the Caraway Park Commission and city...
BIC Journalism students recognized (04/26/11)
ROGERS -- Three Buffalo Island High School students won journalism awards Friday as part of Arkansas Press Women's annual high school journalism competition...
Higher Education Scholarship Established (04/26/11)
The Mississippi County Farm Bureau Federation recently established the President's Scholarship Foundation, according to Benton Felts, Joiner, president. The purpose of the 501(c)(3) tax exempt foundation is to make available scholarships to selected individuals to attend a four year college or university that offers a degree in agriculture...
Monette Council reviews water cut off policy (04/26/11)
Monette City Council met Monday, April 18, and reviewed the Water Department policy on delinquent accounts. Water Superintendent David Moore addressed the council concerning the increasing difficulty of posting cut-off notices, making cut-offs and then doing re-connections in such a short time frame...
Lake City Council meets (04/26/11)
Lake City Council worked through several items on the agenda during the regular meeting held April 18. Attending were Mayor Jon Milligan, Aldermen Harold Barker, Tommy Eakins, Ann Davis, Jeffery Wisham, Danny Dunigan and Brenda Hutcheson and City Clerk Linda Simpson...
Caraway Council opens bids (04/26/11)
The Caraway City Council met Thursday, April 14, with a full agenda consisting of reports, opening of bids, contracts, evaluation, and Park Commission appointments. Mayor Barry Riley reported that Basler Electric is still doing testing on the former business property before it is turned over to the city...
Kam Ashabranner signs with UAM (04/26/11)
Manila senior Kam Ashabranner was the guest of honor Thursday evening as family and friends gathered at the Manila Community Center to join him as he signed a letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Arkansas-Monticello...
Arkansas Badboyz win tournament (04/26/11)
Arkansas Badboyz won the Grand Slam Stunner Tournament at Hornlake, Miss., on March 17. The Badboyz are 12AAA in class and knocked off the Delta D-backs with an 8-1 win in the championship game. Pictured are, from left: back - Blandon Barrett, Caden Barrett, Tommy Garcia, Trace Huckabay, Payton Gooch, Nolan Smith, Cory Lambert, and Brandon Nix. ...
AREA BASEBALL ROUNDUP (04/26/11)
Manila swept a pair of 3A-3 conference baseball matchups last week, defeating Hoxie 6-1 Monday afternoon on the road before coming home Tuesday to thrash Corning 13-2. Taylor Morgan fanned 11 Hoxie batters in going the distance in Manila's victory over the Mustangs. ...
AREA SOFTBALL ROUNDUP (04/26/11)
Riverside swept a 2A-3 conference softball doubleheader Monday afternoon at Lake City. The Lady Rebels defeated Walnut Ridge 6-4 in the opener before taking the nightcap 12-4...
Erma Lee Watkins (04/26/11)
Mrs. Erma Lee Watkins, 91, of Leachville, passed from this life Friday April 22, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born near Valley Springs, Ark., she was the daughter of the late J. ...