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Stories from Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Manila officer named State Officer of the Year (06/28/11)
Sgt. Delbert Carter with the Manila Police Department was named Narcotics Officer of the Year by the Arkansas Narcotic Officer Association (ANOA) on May 26 in Hot Springs at the annual banquet. He was again recognized by Manila Mayor and the City Council at the June meeting...
Romona Thieme honored with retirement reception (06/28/11)
It was Romona Thieme night at the Manila Community Center on Thursday, June 23. She was honored for 32 years of service with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service...
Teaming up for a Cure (06/28/11)
The 10th annual Buffalo Island Relay for Life was held on June 24 with a sports theme, "Teaming up for a Cure." The afternoon showers did not dampen the spirits of the teams and citizens who gathered at the Leachville City Park to participate in the event...
Manila Lion officers installed (06/28/11)
Manila Lions Club held the annual banquet and installation of officers Monday evening, June 20. Members and guests enjoyed a catered dinner from Big Butts in Leachville. President Ty Presson welcomed everyone and introduced guests...
Williams appointed to serve on AR Rural Development commission (06/28/11)
Peggy Williams has been appointed to serve on the Arkansas Rural Development Commission by President Pro Tempore, Senator Paul Bookout. Williams' term was effective June 16 and will run for three years...
Rollands to celebrate their 50th anniversary (06/28/11)
Glen and Donna Rolland of Monette will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 2, at the Monette American Legion building with a drop-in from 2-4 p.m. The reception will be hosted by their family...
Missco Master Gardener Wins Arkansas Rookie of the Year Award (06/28/11)
Susie Langston was recently named the 2010 Arkansas Master Gardener Rookie of the Year. This award is presented to the Master Gardener who is in their first year as a member and who have made a significant contribution to the local program. ...
Manila Council approves employee bonuses (06/28/11)
Manila City Council approved the hiring of a part-time employee, reimbursement to council members on insurance premiums, approved employee bonuses, and worked through old and new business at the Monday, June 20, meeting...
Lake City Council approves ordinances (06/28/11)
Lake City Council approved the condemning of property, approved rules and regulations for Lake City Memorial Cemetery, accepted bids for paving, discussed a dog ordinance, and discussed an amendment to the Planning and Zoning Ordinance at the regular meeting held on Monday, June 20...
Big fish (06/28/11)
Jacob Britt caught this 74 pound catfish on the Mississippi River at Bunge near Huffman. He caught it on a spinning rod using rice slicks for bait on 30 pound test line. Jacob said it is a once in a lifetime fish and he will be looking forward to a big fish fry...
Rudy's Siding's Diamond Divas of Manila take Tournament (06/28/11)
Rudy's Diamond Divas won first place in the NEA Fast Pitch League 8-under Machine Pitch Post-Season Tournament, held in Lake City Thursday, June 2, through Saturday, June 4. The Divas are coached by Niki McCormick, Jessica Copeland, Keisha Watts, and Ty Tyler...
Raymond Junior Saylors (06/28/11)
Mr. Raymond Junior Saylors, 65, of Marmaduke, Ark., died on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. Mr. Saylors was born Jan. 11, 1946, in Delaplaine, Ark., to the late Raymond "Willy" and Littie Levena Saylors. Mr. Saylors was a member of the First Baptist Church in Marmaduke, enjoyed gardening, fishing, and raising goats and cattle...
Dorothy Deloris Richardson (06/28/11)
Dorothy Deloris Richardson, 69, of Paragould, died Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. Dorothy was a retired secretary and of the Methodist belief. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Scott Hicks of Paragould; son, Raymond Parsons, Jr. of Monette; granddaughters, Mandy Trudeau of Jonesboro and Alyssa Mann of Paragould; one sister...
Robert Daniel Fry (06/28/11)
Robert Daniel Fry, 58, of Monette passed away Sunday, June 19, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born Sept. 1, 1952, in Monette to the late Jesse and Virgie Fry. He served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Robert owned and operated Fry Trucking and raised horses and cattle and enjoyed hunting...
Vernus Franklin Despain (06/28/11)
Mr. Vernus Franklin Despain, 75, of Lake City, Ark., died Monday, June 27, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Jan. 30, 1936, in Trumann, Ark., he was the son of the late Charles and Mary Lairson Despain and had been a longtime area resident. ...
Herbert Brewer (06/28/11)
Mr. Herbert Brewer, 62, of Caraway, Ark., died on Friday, June 24, 2011, near Caraway, as the result of an accident. Mr. Brewer was born on March 18, 1949, in Caraway to the late Robert and Flossie Brewer. ...
Ola Mae Morgan Brazil (06/28/11)
Ola Mae Morgan Brazil, 80, of Mabelvale, Ark., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 7, 2011. She was born south of Manila on Feb. 14, 1931, to the late Connie and Victoria Morgan. She was a member of Ironton Baptist Church. She was a 1949 graduate of Manila High School. She loved watching humming birds, watching The Cardinals play ball and reading her Bible...
Jerry Donald Bowman (06/28/11)
Jerry Donald Bowman, 66, of Osceola entered into rest Sunday, June 26, 2011. He was born Feb. 12, 1945 in Osceola, Ark., to Otis and Mildred Bowman. He was a butcher at Food Giant in Osceola and a member of Westside Baptist Church...
Humbert Arce (06/28/11)
Mr. Humbert Arce, 80, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. Born May 16, 1931, in Tucson, Ariz., he was the son of the late Bert and Rita Bedoya Arce and had been a longtime resident of Tucson, Ariz., and worked at the Space Tech Lab for 29 years in California. ...