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Stories from Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Riverside teachers retiring (05/17/11)
Judy Perrin and Paulette Watson, Riverside teachers, are getting ready to say goodbye as they make their plans for retirement at the end of the school year. Both have spent their teaching careers at Riverside. Mrs. Perrin is a junior high English teacher and Mrs. Watson teaches junior and senior high art...
Jackie Wallis enjoys serving as Community Representative (05/17/11)
Jackie Wallis is no stranger to Buffalo Island or the American Cancer Relay for Life. Wallis serves as the Community Representative and serves Buffalo Island, Piggott, Corning, Jonesboro, Paragould, and Newport...
Cleaning up after the flood (05/17/11)
Recent floods forced residents living in the Mallard Lake area out of their homes for about 10 days. The evacuation was fast and many did not have the opportunity to save any of their belongings. The water has receded and residents have been able to return to their homes to begin clean up...
Local Physician Elected District Trustee (05/17/11)
Little Rock, AR -- Manila family physician, Tommy Wagner, MD, will be working alongside physicians from across the state as an Arkansas Medical Society district trustee to protect the interest of patients and improve the health of Arkansans. Dr. Wagner will be representing patients and physicians in Mississippi county and surrounding counties...
Riding for a good cause (05/17/11)
The Belles and Beaus Buffalo Island American Cancer Relay for Life team sponsored a Poker Run on Saturday starting at the Melody Theater. In addition to the Poker Run, a bake sale was held. The riders were patient as they waited on the rain the go through. They were scheduled to leave at 10 a.m. but they got on the road at 11:25 with Mark Johnson leading the way...
Track is back (05/17/11)
It did not take much persuasion to get Tim Bassing, Manila GT Coordinator, to accept the challenge of starting track and field and cross country in the Manila junior and senior high school. Manila School has not participated in track since the mid 1990's...
Manila team takes tournament (05/17/11)
The Manila Redbirds won the 2011 Manila Invitational Machine Pitch touranmant May 13-14. Pictured are, from left, front --Front Coby Hollis, Zachary Morris, Connor Jackson, Joshua Evers, Billy Morris, Connor Milligan. Middle -- Ty Wagner, Matthew Gipson, Brayden Mattingly, Sawyer Crowell, William Carmichael, Austin Harmon. Back -- coaches Jeremy Jackson, Brian Hollis...
Beulah Mae Steen (05/17/11)
Ms. Beulah Mae Steen, 72, of Trumann, died Friday, May 13, 2011, at her home. Ms. Steen was born Nov. 7, 1938, in Harrogate, Ark., to the late Vernie and Dolly Sharp. Ms. Steen was of the Pentecostal faith, enjoyed playing bingo, and spending time with her family and friends...
Billy Ray Files (05/17/11)
Billy Ray Files, 77, of Monette, former longtime Marked Tree area resident, died Sunday May 8, 2011, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born June 6, 1933, in Clinton, Ark., he was the son of the late Otto and Martha Bench Files, had been a Monette resident since 1985 and was retired from Akins Farms in Monette...
Regina Lee Bandy (05/17/11)
Regina Lee Bandy, 70, of Jonesboro, died Wednesday, April 11, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 31, 1940, at Nettleton, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie and Kitty Josephine Knight Holt and was a longtime area resident. Mrs. Bandy was a member of the Southside Apostolic Church in Jonesboro...