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Stories from Tuesday, August 2, 2011

5K planned in Blytheville (08/02/11)
Planning is under way for the third annual Blytheville Chili Cookoff 5K Run/Walk, to be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. Held in conjunction with the annual Blytheville Chili Cookoff, proceeds from the race benefit the United Way. The 5K is sponsored by Tenaris...
Volunteers return to Joplin to help with clean-up (08/02/11)
Buffalo Island volunteers collected a large 18-wheeler truckload of supplies for tornado stricken residents of Joplin, Mo., and personally delivered them on June 17-18. Then they returned in July to help with clean up and reconstruction...
Finishing touches underway at Riverside junior and senior high school facility (08/02/11)
The finishing touches are underway at the new home of the Riverside Rebels. Students, teachers, and staff will be starting the 2011-2012 school year in the newly constructed junior and senior high school facility located on Highway 18 in Lake City...
Quilt show to be held in Monette (08/02/11)
The Buffalo Island Museum in Monette has completed plans for the first Quilt Show from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. "We have wanted to host a quilt show for quite some time, as there is a lot of interest in this area for quilts," Museum Committee member Royal Tilley said. "There will be no award for entries, and no charge for visitors to come and view them."...
Manila council discusses pool/water park project (08/02/11)
Manila City Council members met Monday evening, July 25, to discuss the proposed water park/pool project. Mayor Wayne Wagner told the council decisions have to be made in a timely manner to start the process...
Jones and McCallie earn Eagle Award (08/02/11)
Jordan Jones and Travis McCallie of Manila were presented their Eagle Scout Awards July 8 at the Depot in Manila. Laura McDowell served as emcee for the ceremony. Along with family and friends it was a very exciting time for the young men. ...
Lake City Council appoints HA Commissioner (08/02/11)
Following the approval of the minutes and review of the financial report, members of the Lake City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Mary Ann Shaver as Commissioner of the Lake City Housing Authority at the July 25 meeting...
Manila Mayor not giving up on Manila clinic project (08/02/11)
Mississippi County Quorum Court split with a 7-6 vote against appropriating $750,000 in economic development tax funds to be used for an ambulatory care clinic to be constructed in Manila by St. Bernards Medical Center. The proposed clinic would employ an estimated 75. The decision was made at the Quorum Court session on Tuesday evening, July 26...
Larry William Roach (08/02/11)
Larry William Roach, 59, of Trumann, formerly of Lepanto, died of natural causes on Monday, July 25, 2011, at his residence. Born august 28, 1951, in Caraway, Ark., he was the son of the late Elizabeth Rose Roach and had been a longtime Lepanto resident before making his home in Trumann 15 years ago. ...
Leroy Boyd Whited (08/02/11)
Leroy Boyd Whited, 79, of Monette died Friday, July 22, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Leroy was born to Nova and Calvin Whited of Ash Flat. He was a lifetime Farmer and Entrepreneur and also well known for his ability to fabricate everything from truck parts to farm implements. ...