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Stories from Tuesday, November 8, 2011

World War II veteran remembers (11/08/11)
Billy Berry of Jonesboro, raised in Manila, is like so many other men of his era whose early memories include leaving the cotton fields and finding himself in war-torn battlefields. Berry has been a veteran for over 65 years serving during World War II in the Philippines, Guam and Japan...
Town Hall meeting for the Black Oak Post Office (11/08/11)
The Postal Service has issued a proposal to close the Black Oak Post Office. A town hall meeting has been set for Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Black Oak City Hall, 205 South Main Street. Representatives from the Postal Service will be available to answer questions and provide information to customers from 5:30-6:30 p.m...
Veterans program in Manila (11/08/11)
Veterans and guests are invited to the Veterans Day program, 11-11-11, starting at 11 a.m. at the Herman Davis Monument in Manila. If inclement weather, it will be held inside at the Airport Center. There will be a light lunch served at the Depot Center and a tour of the military display at the Manila Depot Museum...
Manila cemetery book in the making (11/08/11)
The love of genealogy was one of the first steps leading to a cemetery book project underway by sisters Barbara Lasater of Manila and Shirley Peyton of Leachville. Working with the women is Shirley's husband, Clifford Peyton, who is retired from the U.S. Army...
Trio representative adding Leachville ANC to list of offices (11/08/11)
Nancy Fergus works with the Federal Trio Program and has added Leachville ANC campus to her list of locations. The program is designed to assist adults in returning to education including college, vo-tech, specialized schools or GED programs. Fergus has been with the program for 11 years. ...
Manila Cross Country runners on way to state (11/08/11)
Manila High School had nine students compete at the state cross country competition in Harrison on Saturday, Nov. 5. Making up the Manila boys' team are Caleb Reinhart, Kyle Joyner, Jessie Flannigan, Nick Stiles and Tyler Lee-Rice. The boys ran as a team and as individual competitors...
Bull dogs remain unbeaten with 60-0 victory in Lion's season finale (11/08/11)
Earle showed why it's the best team in the 3A-3 conference and one of the best teams in the state, whipping Manila 60-0 Thursday night at Lion Field. The powerful Bulldogs ran only seven offensive plays in the first half in rolling up a 54-0 halftime bulge. ...
Mustangs fall to Yellowjackets 76-56 (11/08/11)
Bay remained undefeated on the season with a 76-56 victory over Buffalo Island Central Tuesday night at Bay. The unbeaten and defending Class 1A State Champion Yellowjackets placed four players in double figures, led by senior point guard Gunner Freeman's game high 20 points. Dylan Loven poured in 14 while Tyson Oliver and Damien Holt added 13 and 10 points respectively. Bay connected on 15-18 foul shots and drained five treys on then night...