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Stories from Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Pilot escapes injuries (09/06/11)
Brett Hickman, 24, of Black Oak escaped injury Monday evening as his biplane crashed into a cotton field, about 200 yards east off Highway 139, north of Monette. On Tuesday, Hickman related to Monette Police Officer Brandon Womack that he had taken off from a landing strip west of Highway 139, belonging to Jim Steele, about 5:30 p.m. ...
BI Veterans Park will soon have a third monument of names displayed (09/06/11)
The new monument to be added to the Buffalo Island Veteran's Park in Leachville has arrived. The committee hopes to have engraving complete and the monument placed at the park before Veteran's Day 2011...
Manila Fire Department holds barbecue (09/06/11)
The Manila Fire Department held their second annual barbecue fundraiser over the Labor Day weekend. Volunteer firemen and retired firemen started the grill on Thursday and were ready to fill orders, feed the dine-in supporters, and the carry-out orders on Friday noon...
Lake City Council (09/06/11)
Mayor Jon Milligan called the Lake City council meeting to order on Aug. 25. Councilmen Harold Barker, Tommy Eakins, Ann Davis, Jeffery Wisham, Danny Dunigan and Brenda Hutcheson were present. Also present for the meeting was City Clerk Linda Simpson...
Manila hires additional personnel (09/06/11)
Manila School Board members met in a special meeting Tuesday, Aug. 30, to consider personnel matters. The board voted unanimously to approve the recommendations of Superintendent Pam Castor to hire Brandi Harmon as kindergarten aide and Traci Hicks as second grade teacher for the 2011-12 school year...
Annual Farm Bureau meeting recognizes legislatures, farm family and members (09/06/11)
Mississippi County Farm Bureau hosted its annual meeting Monday, Aug. 29, at Arkansas Northeastern College, Burdette. Guests were welcomed by Benton Felts, president. The barbecue/fish dinner was catered by Big Butts of Leachville. Entertainment was provided by Buddy GoDair on the keyboard...
McCrory spoils Lion's season opener 51-26 (09/06/11)
McCrory's size and speed proved too much for Manila as the Jaguars used big plays to spoil the Lion's home opener under new head coach Jerry Castor, running away with a 51-26 victory Friday night before a large crowd at Lion Field...
Wildcats claw past Lions 24-6 (09/06/11)
Trumann used a strong second half to break open a close game and pull away for a 24-6 victory over Manila in junior high football action Thursday night at Wildcat Field. The Wildcats got on the scoreboard first with an eight yard touchdown run by Willie Moore with 1:49 left in the opening quarter. Moore tacked on the two point conversion run, giving Trumann an 8-0 lead...
Connie Jean Reed (09/06/11)
Paragould Ms. Connie Jean Reed, 64, of Paragould, Ark., died on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center after a sudden illness. Ms. Reed was born on Jan. 7, 1947, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Joseph Roy and Mary Black Ainley. Ms. Reed was a long time area resident, of the Baptist faith, loved horses and donated her free time to volunteer work at area nursing homes...
Jamie Jo Ray Lawrence (09/06/11)
Jamie Jo Ray Lawrence, 35 of Jonesboro, Ark., died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at his home. Born Aug. 28, 1976, in Jonesboro, he was the son of Paul Lawrence and Kathy Morris. Mr. Lawrence was an arborist and an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting and fishing...
Ruby Rudeen Lloyd (09/06/11)
Mrs. Ruby Rudeen Lloyd, 67, of rural Wynne, died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at her residence after a long illness. She was born Jan. 14, 1944, in Cross County, Ark., to the late Presley Smith and Lorene Cooper Smith...