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Stories from Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Benefit raises over $125,000 for St. Jude (10/04/11)
The St. Jude fundraiser held Saturday night, Oct. 1, in Monette successfully raised over $125,000 in the honor of little 3-year-old Scout Lyerly. Scout, a St. Jude patient, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma when she was only 20 months old, and she was given a 20 percent chance of survival. ...
Caraway team wins first place in Big Lake Chili Cook-off (10/04/11)
The 2011 Big Lake Chili Cook-off, sponsored by the Manila Lions Club, drew a large crowd on Saturday, Oct. 1. The weather was great for the chili cookers who served a variety of chili throughout the day...
Teachers honored with a retirement luncheon (10/04/11)
Paula Poag and Brenda Brown were honored on Friday with a retirement luncheon at the Manila Middle School. Faculty and staff, along with family members, attended the luncheon wishing them well in their retirement...
Manila School Board approves budget (10/04/11)
The Manila School Board met in special session Thursday, Sept. 29, to review and approve the 2011-2012 budget. All board members were present. Superintendent Pam Castor and board members welcomed new board member, Dr. ...
Manila School Board approves budget (10/04/11)
The Manila School Board met in special session Thursday, Sept. 29, to review and approve the 2011-2012 budget. All board members were present. Superintendent Pam Castor and board members welcomed new board member, Dr. ...
McNabb acquires Gregg Funeral Homes (10/04/11)
Henry Gardner (Hank) McNabb, Jr., of McNabb Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Arkansas, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Gregg Funeral Homes in Jonesboro, Monette, Caraway and Gregg Weston of Harrisburg, as well as Langford-Bookout Funeral Home in Jonesboro...
Lake City Council adopts ordinance (10/04/11)
Lake City Council approved animal ordinance, sanitation tax for mosquito control, rezoned property, approved building permit increases and extended yard sale days during the Sept. 26 council meeting...
Manila City Council discusses swimming pool, chili-off and Christmas parade (10/04/11)
Manila City Council met in a short informal meeting Monday, Sept. 26, to discuss several upcoming events including the swimming pool/water park, booth at the chili cook-off, fish fry, and Christmas parade...
BIC girls golf team win state runner-up title (10/04/11)
BIC Girls golf team makes school history with state runner-up title The Lady Mustangs golf team created school history for Buffalo Island Central on Wednesday, Sept. 28, as they earned the title of state runner-Up...
Medalist honors go to BIC golfers (10/04/11)
Both Medalist honors in the 2A District Golf tournaments went to BIC. Seniors Sarah Roddy and Alex Field earned the medalists titles. Sarah and Alex have been members of the golf teams for the past four years and this was an awesome way to finish the season. (photo provided)...
BIC named 2A District Champs (10/04/11)
Buffalo Island Central Boys Golf team took the 2A District Tournament championship on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Turkey Mountain golf course in Horseshoe Bend. Golf coach is Cary Cossey. The BIC boys scored a team score of 288. ...
Colts stampede junior Lions 34-8 (10/04/11)
It didn't take long for Rivercrest to flex their muscles, scoring on their first possession which took only 34 seconds covering 64 yards, as the junior Colts stampeded Manila 34-8 Thursday night at Lion Field...
Lady Mustangs win fourth consecutive District Title (10/04/11)
The Lady Mustangs Golf team won the 2A District Championship for the fourth consecutive year. Seniors Sarah and Lauren Roddy were determined to make the district a "4 Peat." The Mustangs shot a 147 play 4 count 3 nine hole score. ...
Kenneth Keith Roussel (10/04/11)
Mr. Kenneth Keith Roussel, III, 38, of Steele, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, in Bowling Green, Mo., after a brave battle with cancer. Mr. Roussel was born June 20, 1973, to Kenneth Keith Roussel, Jr. and Janie Mosely Roussel. He was a member of the Church of Christ and loved to fish, travel, read, and race cars...
Helen Ollie Knight Baxley Mondy (10/04/11)
Helen Ollie Knight Baxley Mondy, 90, passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at her residence. She was born Nov. 10, 1920, at Carmi Corner to the late James and Nola Knight. Mrs. Mondy was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Leachville, where she played the organ and piano for many years. ...
James "Jim" Arthur Hester (10/04/11)
James "Jim" Arthur Hester, 53, of Steele, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Baptist East Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Dec. 6, 1957, in Memphis, he was the son of the late James and Stella Slaten Hester. ...
Charles "Bud" Bedford Fletcher (10/04/11)
Charles "Bud" Bedford Fletcher, 78, of Bay, Ark., died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Jonesboro, he was the son of the late Ernest and Faye Bettis Fletcher and had been a long time area resident. ...
Coye Dale Cunningham (10/04/11)
Coye Dale Cunningham, 69, of Monette entered into rest Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011. Born Jan. 2, 1942 in Arkana, Ark., to Lloyd and Bertha Cunningham, he was a member of Black Oak Baptist Church and retired from American Greetings...