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Stories from Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Manila Business Women taking pie orders (09/21/11)
Manila Business Women are taking orders for fried pies which will be ready at the annual chili cook-off on Oct. 1. To place orders call Joann at 561-4726; Calvnita 561-4693; Jenella 561-3524; or Barbara (870) 919-0537...
Manila School Board recognizes Steve Metheny (09/21/11)
Manila Superintendent Pam Castor and members of the Manila School Board recognized Steve Metheny at the close of the September meeting Thursday night. Metheny has served on the school board for 28 years starting at Missco in 1983...
Quilt show features a variety of quilts (09/21/11)
More than 150 visitors turned out Saturday for the first annual Buffalo Island Museum Quilt Show held in Monette. Eighty-six quilts were entered and were on display inside the museum. Museum Committee member Royal Tilley constructed quilt stands to help with displaying the quilts throughout the museum...
Manila Mayor Wagner speaks at Lions Club meeting (09/21/11)
Manila Lions welcomed Mayor Wayne Wagner, guest speaker, at the Wednesday, Sept. 13, meeting. Wagner displayed swimming pool/water park designs. "I need your help getting the word out about the swimming pool/water park," Wagner said...
Osceola to host reenactment events of the Arkansas Civil War (09/21/11)
As the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Arkansas, the Mississippi County Historical and Genealogical Society will host a series of reenactment events which took place in Osceola, paying tribute to the area's founding fathers who fought on both sides of the war...
Buffalo Island School Board approves transfers (09/21/11)
Buffalo Island Central School Board members approved several student transfers, heard principal reports, and moved to hire necessary after school staff at the Sept. 15 meeting. President Nathan Sanders, president, called the meeting to order with all board members present...
BIC Jr. FCCLA planning Holiday Craft Fair (09/21/11)
The BIC Jr. High FCCLA will be hosting a craft fair on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the BIC West Elementary Cafeteria in Monette. There is no cost to have a booth at the fair; however BIC Jr. High FCCLA will collect 30 percent of the profits from each booth...
Burn pit results in dispute over sewer line repairs (09/21/11)
The Leachville City Council resolved a disagreement between the city and a Cotton Pointe resident, concerning sewer pipe damage, at the regular council meeting held Monday, Sept. 12. Mr. and Mrs. Tracey Brown, of 1900 Cotton Pointe, addressed the council concerning a letter they received from City Attorney Christopher Jester...
Big Lake Chili Cook-off offering $1,000 prize (09/21/11)
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...
Caraway OKs sales and use tax (09/21/11)
Town Crier News Staff The Caraway City Council completed plans to place the new Sales and Use Tax proposal on the ballot when they met Thursday, Sept. 8. The council suspended the rules, declaring an emergency, and passed Ordinance 2011-4 to levy a Sales and Use Tax for the city's General Fun...
Hornest use strong rushing attack to subdue Manila 22-6 (09/21/11)
Harrisburg's trio of running backs, Arizona Sharp, Dustin Caselman and Brian Miller, led a potent ground attack to help lead the junior Hornets to a 22-6 victory over Manila Thursday night at Hornet Field in Harrisburg...
Back to back champs (09/21/11)
Arkansas Badboyz start the Fall USSSA season with back to back tournament wins. The Badboyz have gone 7-0 against competition this fall, claiming the Gold Ring Championship at Jonesboro on Sept. 4 and Fall State Warm Up Championship at Sherwood on Sept. 11...
Barbara Reeves (09/21/11)
Ms. Barbara Reeves, 51, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Sept. 14, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Ms. Reeves was born on Jan. 7, 1960, in Cook County, Ill. to the late Elmer and Betty Johnson. Ms. Reeves loved animals, lived in the Jonesboro area for 16 years and was previously from Amarillo, Texas...
Kenny Lee (09/21/11)
Kenny Lee, 68, of Manila, passed from this life, Sept. 14, 2011, at the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. Born at Dyess, he was the son of the late Woodrow and Erma Brown Lee and had lived in Manila since 1975. He was a retired truck driver and was of the Baptist faith...
Doris Mae Corter (09/21/11)
Doris Mae Corter, 80, of Monette, widow of Arlis Ray Corter, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at the Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Born at Sulphur Rock, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Walter Otis and Ruby Godair Cannon and had been a longtime Monette area resident. ...
Author Kelley (09/21/11)
Author Kelley, 53, of Dyersburg, Tenn., formerly of Southeast Missouri, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, in Dyersburg. Born in Steele, Mo., he was the son of the late Junior and Esther Peral Casteel Kelley and had lived in Dyersburg since 2009...