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Stories from Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Manila still searching for pool site (11/29/11)
David Hopkins, engineer with Landmark Engineering Firm, was at the Manila City Council meeting on Monday evening, Nov. 21, to discuss possible sites for swimming pool construction...
Lake City Museum to host dedication service (11/29/11)
A special dedication will be held at the Lake City Museum, Colbean Ave., in Lake City at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. A tribute and dedication to the Mayors of Lake City, former Adjutant Generals of Arkansas and touring several items donated by the family of the late Bobby Gains Woods, former State Representative. Woods served as state representative for 25 years...
Caraway Lions club collecting food and toys (11/29/11)
Caraway Lions Club has started collecting food for Christmas boxes at Dollar General Store for area senior citizens. They are also collecting toys for children from one to six years old. Anyone with toys that are clean and in good working condition may donate them to the Lions Club and the toys will be given to children who need them...
A day at the farm (11/29/11)
Over 100 fourth grade students from Gosnell toured the historic Widner-Magers Farm near Dell on Friday, Nov. 18. The young students strolled through the 1930s as they learned about the work, company stores, sharecropping, schools, games, farms, and penny candy...
Manila Lions to sponsor pancake supper (11/29/11)
The Manila Lions Club will sponsor their annual Pancake Supper at the Manila School cafeteria starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Pancakes will be served throughout the evening following the Christmas parade...
Caraway Masonic Lodge plans pancake breakfast (11/29/11)
Caraway Lodge will host a pancake breakfast at the Lodge from 6-10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. The menu will consist of fresh sausage, bacon, pancakes, milk, coffee and orange juice. The cost is $4 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under...
Leachville Parade Thursday (11/29/11)
Due to inclement weather, the Leachville Christmas parade has been postponed twice. The new time and date will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Line up will begin at 5 p.m. Following the parade, children can have their pictures made with Santa at the Melody Theater. There will be cookies and soft drinks served after the parade...
Manila elementary principal creamed (11/29/11)
"Corn on the Case" was what the students at Manila Pre-k through fourth grade chanted as Principal Dale Case prepared to be "creamed." Proving to be a man of his word, Mr. Case told the students if they collected 1,000 canned goods for the Manila Food Bank he would let them pour creamed corn over his head...
Manila Middle School collects cans for Lions (11/29/11)
Manila Middle School FBLA sponsored a can drive to help Manila Lions Club with their Christmas baskets. The FBLA challenged each grade, fifth through eighth, to a contest to see who could collect the most cans...
Monette Council works through ongoing projects (11/29/11)
Monette City Council worked through several ongoing projects, including repairs, grants and purchases, when the council met Monday, Nov. 21. Mayor Chub Qualls reported the water leak behind the play area at the city park had been taken care. The roof at the city building, behind city hall, has been sealed to prevent leakage...
Homer Lenderman-Democrat announces candidacy (11/29/11)
Homer Lenderman, Democrat, is announcing as a candidate for Arkansas House District 53. This is basically the same district (76) that he has served except with the reapportionment, Bay, Valley View and the South Ridge areas have been removed because of population growth...
Area high school basketball roundup (11/29/11)
Manila remained undefeated in 3A-3 conference play with a 70-53 victory over Tuckerman Tuesday night at Tuckerman. The Lions improved to 5-1 overall and a perfect 3-0 in league play...
Ramona Hodges (11/29/11)
Ramona Hodges of Jonesboro, 71, beloved mother and wife, passed away Nov. 22, 2011, at her home with her loving children and husband by her side. She had endured a five-year battle with ALS. ...
Lois Viletta Haigwood (11/29/11)
Lois Viletta Haigwood, 80, of Manila, Ark., died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at NEA/Baptist Health Care in Jonesboro. Born in the Skidway Community near Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Martha Warnick Deaton and had been a lifelong Leachville/Manila area resident. ...
Russel Carl Fleeman (11/29/11)
Russel Carl Fleeman of Monroe, La., died in his sleep Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, of complications from pneumonia. He was born May 12, 1918 at home in the country outside Manila, Ark. The sixth and youngest child of Horace Mack and Ollie Burton Fleeman of Manila, Russel was preceded in death by his brothers, Fred, Charles and Eugene Fleeman, and by his sisters, Hazel Meyer and Nellie Townsend. ...
Jeremy Shane Carruth (11/29/11)
Jeremy Shane Carruth, 30, of Manila, Ark., died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at his home. Born at Osceola, Ark., he had been a carpet layer and a lifelong Manila area resident. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Frank and Elsie Carruth, maternal grandparents, Luke and Lucille Kimble, three uncles and one aunt...
Billy Ray Gann (11/29/11)
Billy Ray Gann, 57, of Manila, passed from this life early Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at his home. Born at Lepanto he was the son of the late Cordie and Alma Gann and was a 1971 graduate of Osceola High School. ...