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Stories from Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Little book recalls growing up years (10/18/11)
Hometown girl and author Charlene Pillow Little will be at the Buffalo Island Museum in Monette from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, to sign copies of her new book, "The Song of Sarah."...
Manila residents vote yes for swimming pool (10/18/11)
Manila voters said yes to a one cent sales tax to construct a swimming pool/water park facility and plans will move forward. The vote was 263 for and 70 against. "The council and I are thrilled to have the community behind the project," Manila Mayor Wayne Wagner said. ...
Manila School District Awarded District Accreditation (10/18/11)
Pamela Castor, superintendent, announced Oct. 7 that Manila School District was granted District Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, the national commission that confers the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI) accreditation seal. ...
Caraway's Harvest Fest set for Oct. 29 (10/18/11)
Caraway's 11th annual Harvest Fest will be held from 12:30-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, along Main Street. There will be lots of family fun, games, concessions, arts and crafts, live music, face painting, karoke, and more...
Water employee bonus put on hold (10/18/11)
Caraway City Council met Thursday, Oct. 13, and discussed employee bonuses for education, and placement of city tax on the November ballot. The council discussed at length a request by Water Superintendent Terry Couch for a $500 bonus to go to Water Department employee Johnny Boatman, for having passed a level of his wastewater accreditation...
Mustangs race past Lions 47-8 (10/18/11)
Hoxie rolled up 40 first quarter points and went on to crush Manila 47-8 in 3A-3 conference action Friday night at Manila. The Mustangs scored on their first possession, when quarterback Sebastian Irvin raced into the end zone from 15 yards out at the 10:32 mark of the opening period. Seth Hart's point after gave Hoxie a quick 7-0 lead...
Mohawks scalp junior Lions 28-6 (10/18/11)
Bradly Stevens rambled 79 yards for a touchdown on Piggott's first play from scrimmage, and the junior Mohawks never looked back en route to a 28-6 3A-3 conference victory Thursday night over Manila...
Julie Denise Tarver (10/18/11)
Julie Denise Tarver, 33, of Manila, passed from this life Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at her home. Born in Blytheville, she was the daughter of the late Jimmie Wayne McDole and had been a lifelong Manila resident. She was a 1996 graduate of Manila High School and was a nurse at the Wagner Medical Clinic. Julie was a member of the First Baptist Church in Manila...
Stephen Jared Shaneyfelt (10/18/11)
Stephen Jared Shaneyfelt, 28, of Gobler, Mo., passed from this life Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. Born at Blytheville he was a 2001 graduate of Senath-Hornersville High School and was employed by Daniels Farms in Rives, Mo...
Terry Ramsey (10/18/11)
Terry Ramsey, 63, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at his residence. He was born Sept. 24, 1948, to Camille Mangrum Ramsey and the late Elvin Ramsey. He was a resident of Manila until 1992 when he moved to Caraway. ...
James Harold Sonny Hitchcock (10/18/11)
James Harold Hitchcock, 70, of Manila, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at his residence. He was born May 21, 1941, in Lambert, Miss., to the late James Chester Hitchcock and was raised in the Manila and Osceola areas. He had been a longtime Florida resident before making his home in Manila 13 years ago. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist faith...
Ruby Doris Atkinson (10/18/11)
Ruby Doris Atkinson, 92, of Paragould, passed away Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. She was born Sept. 14, 1919, to Will and Fannie Freeman in Marmaduke, Ark. She was of Baptist faith, she liked to sew, make dresses and loved to bake and cook for the family. She loved talking about the Bible...
Sadie Louise Allmon (10/18/11)
Mrs. Sadie Louise Allmon, 67, of Blytheville, Ark., died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at her home after a brave battle with cancer. Mrs. Allmon was born Nov. 19, 1943, in Lafe, Ark., to the late Rupert Barney and Hazel Lorene Lake Williams. ...
Greg Adams (10/18/11)
Greg Adams, 47, of Hernando, Miss., died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 in Memphis, Tenn. Born at West Memphis, Ark., he was the son of the late Dr. George Adams and had lived most of his life in Marked Tree. ...