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Stories from Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Veteran and former Manila student speaks to students (05/10/11)
Eddie Joe Barker, Army veteran, was the guest speaker for the Manila seventh and eighth grade students on Wednesday, April 20. Barker, a 1967 graduate of Manila High School, was introduced by Paula Poag, Middle School teacher...
Monette Manor celebrates National Nursing Home Week (05/10/11)
In observance of National Nursing Home Week, May 8-14, Monette Manor will host a series of events designed to enrich the relationships and contacts between residents, youth, community members, family and staff...
Nursing home week kicked off with balloon release (05/10/11)
The Manila Nursing Home kicked off National Nursing Home Week (May 8-13) with a balloon release on Monday. The residents will enjoy activities daily. Monday was pajama day. Cookies and milk were served...
Rosanne Cash says whole family on board for concert, Dyess project (05/10/11)
Plans are well underway for the first annual Johnny Cash Music Festival benefit concert, set for Thursday, Aug. 4, at Arkansas State University's Convocation Center...
Club hosts 19th annual car show (05/10/11)
The Buffalo Island Classic Cruisers hosted the annual car show on April 30 in Caraway showing a variety of old, new, and unique cars and trucks. This year marked the 19th annual car show hosted by the Buffalo Island group...
Lions gain State Baseball Tournament berth (05/10/11)
Manila punched its ticket to the 3A State Baseball Tournament next week in Harrison, pounding out a 19-5 victory over Flippin Friday afternoon. Manila sent 13 batters to the plate in a 10-run fourth inning to break the game open. The Lions finished with 18 hits on the afternoon, including six batters with multiple hits...
Lady Rebels win 2A District track championship (05/10/11)
Riverside took home the 2A District Track Championship April 29 at Paragould and in the process qualified 14 athletes for the Class 2A State Track and Field Meet in Fort Smith...
Cedar Ridge ousts Lady Rebels in 2A Regional softball tourney (05/10/11)
Cedar Ridge scored five runs in the fifth inning and went on to claim a 7-1 victory in the opening round of the Class 2A North Regional Softball Tournament Friday afternoon at Marked Tree, ending Riverside's season and hopes of gaining a state tournament berth...
Bettye Wallace (05/10/11)
Bettye Wallace, age 80 of Manila, widow of Wayne Wallace, died Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Mae Allen Parker and had been a lifelong Manila resident. ...
Myrtle Necie Cornish Smith (05/10/11)
Monette -- Mrs. Myrtle Necie Cornish Smith, 90, passed away Saturday, April 30,2011 at the Manila Nursing Center. She was a life-long resident of Monette, born on October 2, 1920, to the late Harve and Necie Townsend Cornish. ...
Max Henrichs Schrader (05/10/11)
Max Henrichs Schrader, age 82, of Manila, passed from this life early Thursday, May 5, 2011, at his home. Born at Scotch Grove, Iowa (Wayne Township) he was the son of the late Albert and Mabel Henrichs Schrader and had been a Manila resident for most of his life. ...
Billy Files (05/10/11)
Billy Files, age 77, of Monette, died late Sunday, May 8, 2011, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Howard Funeral Service of Leachville...
Gaylon C. Castleman (05/10/11)
California -- Gaylon C. Castleman passed to his eternal life on April 28, 2011. He was born in Manila in 1936. Gaylon was preceded in death by his parents Inez and Elmer, and his brothers, Laudell, Ell, Clell, Carl, James Elmer Jr., and Billy Jean...