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Stories from Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Adams Estate opens gardens for benefit (09/13/11)
Guests were welcomed to the Adams Estate gardens in Leachville on Sunday and Monday, Sept. 4-5 to benefit the NEA BabyBasics organization...
Showing thanks (09/13/11)
Sunday, Sept. 11, The childrens' class of Souls Harbor of Manila in Sister Julies Sunday School show Tribute to those lives lost on Sept 11, 2001, and to those who helped on that tragic day. The children walked across the street to visit and thank the first responders for their dedication to helping other as well. ...
Date changed for the Drifters at the Melody (09/13/11)
The Legendary Drifters and Tina Turner Review will be coming to the Melody Theater at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. "They put on a great show and we are looking forward to having them in Leachville," Moba Lee Miller said...
Quilt show set in Monette for Sept. 17 (09/13/11)
The Buffalo Island Museum in Monette will hold its first quilt show from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. There is no fee for admission or quilt entry. "We have had over 80 quilt entries for the quilt show," Museum Chairman Ernestine Harrell said. ...
Big Lake Chili Cook-off offering $1,000 prize (09/13/11)
It is time to get out original chili recipes. Manila Lions Club will sponsor the annual Big Lake Chili Cook-off Saturday, Oct. 1. Chairman Tony Crowell said the chili will be ready to serve at 10 a.m. Teams will start setting up at daylight or before. The booths will be set up on Dewey Street, just off main street...
Manila Middle School Library receives grant (09/13/11)
Melissa Baker, Manila Middle School media specialist, is excited to announce Manila Middle School library applied for and received the Dollar General Literacy Foundation Grant for the 2011-2012 school year...
Rams bull past Junior Lions 32-6 (09/13/11)
Caleb Reinhart returned the opening kickoff 75 yards for a touchdown, giving Manila a quick 6-0 lead over Paragould Thursday night in junior high football action, but the Rams shut down the Lion offense the rest of the way en route to a 32-6 non-conference victory...
Lions shut out Patriots 14-0 (09/13/11)
Manila picked up its first win of the season, evening its record at 1-1, with a 14-0 shutout of Palestine-Wheatley Friday night on the road...
Cody Gentry benefit tournament successful (09/13/11)
The benefit softball tournament held at the Manila Ballpark for Cody Gentry was a great success with five women's teams and 10 men's teams participating. The event was coordinated by Renee Parker of Manila who, along with other volunteers, have made Manila benefit tournaments an annual event...
Betty June Sims Wilmoth (09/13/11)
Betty June Sims Wilmoth, 58 of Leachville, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark., after a brave battle with cancer. Born Aug. 12, 1953, in Harrisburg, Ark., she was the daughter of Allan and Billie Forster Sims and had been a long-time area resident. Mrs. Wilmoth collected dolls, enjoyed sewing, hunting and fishing. She was of the Baptist faith...