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Stories from Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Cities receive GIF monies (01/03/12)
State Representative Homer Lenderman presented six Northeast Arkansas cities checks for $2,512 from the state surplus in General Improvement Funds. The presentation was made earlier in December in Monette. Representing their communities and accepting the funds were Monette Mayor Chub Qualls, Brookland Mayor Kenneth Jones, Bay Mayor Darrel Kirby, Lake City Mayor Jon Milligan, and Peggy Williams from Black Oak, and Caraway City Recorder Rick Stevens...
Manila youth complex becoming a reality (01/03/12)
Building 100 at the Manila Municipal Airport is being transformed into a youth sports complex. The open hangar was closed-in to make a great place for area youth to practice inside year round...
New Year's Eve Dance benefits Relay for Life (01/03/12)
The Rebound Band and Bill and Tammi Gist, owners of Family Music in Manila, held their annual Relay for Life New Year's Eve Dance at the Manila Airport Center. Part of the door proceeds and all of the money from the silent auction was donated to the Relay for Life...
Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum offers new exhibit (01/03/12)
PIGGOTT -- The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center in Piggott will open a new permanent exhibit in the Hemingway Barn Studio entitled Into the Wild with a 1-2:30 p.m. reception on Wednesday, Jan. 11...
Caraway Council seeks new PD officer (01/03/12)
Caraway City Council met in special session Tuesday, Dec. 20, to discuss securing a new police officer. Mayor Barry Riley and the council made a decision to advertise for a new officer...
Lake City Council hires new police officer (01/03/12)
Lake City Council members approved the hiring of Chris Sharp at the December meeting held on Thursday. Sharp will be joining the Lake City Police Department. Lake City Police Chief Winred Saffell reviewed with the council his search for a new police officer for the city. ...
BIC Lady Mustangs NEA Tourney runner-up (01/03/12)
Top seeded Nettleton broke away from a 34-30 halftime advantage to claim its fourth consecutive Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament Championship with a 70-59 victory over Buffalo Island Central Friday night at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
All NEA Team Division II named (01/03/12)
Dillon Burrow and Brady Jones of Manila were named to the Division II boys All-NEA tournament team this past Friday night at the ASU Convocation Center. Pictured are, from left: Matt Holt, Trumann Wilcat; Dillon Burrow, Manila Lion; A.J. ...
Second half spells doom for Lions in 81-64 loss to Trumann in NEA tourney semifinals (01/03/12)
Trumann's Wildcats went on a 17-0 third period run to blow open a close game and went on to defeat the Manila Lions 81-64 to reach the finals of the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament for the first time since 1986...
Lady Lions fall hard in second half, losing 42-22 to top seeded Nettleton (01/03/12)
Manila's Lady Lions stood firm with top seeded Nettleton in the quarterfinals of the 65th Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament before a second half meltdown ended in a 42-22 loss to the Lady Raiders Monday afternoon, Dec. 26, at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
Tommy Dale Seymore, Jr. (01/03/12)
Tommy Dale Seymore, Jr., 29, of Manila, passed from this life Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born at Paragould, he had lived most of his life in Monette and Lake City, and had recently moved to Manila. He was a 2000 graduate of Riverside High School and a member of the Bethabara Baptist Church near Lake City...
Geneva Arnold Rodman (01/03/12)
Mrs. Geneva Arnold Rodman, 93, of Little Rock, former longtime Leachville resident, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at her home. She was the widow of longtime Leachville physician, Dr. T.N. Rodman, who died in 2003. ...
Janice Lynn McWhirter (01/03/12)
Janice Lynn McWhirter, 58, of Manila passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Mildred Hicks McWhirter and was a lifelong Manila resident. Janice was a 1971 graduate of Manila High School and was a member of First Baptist Church. She was a retired registered nurse...
Polly Ann "Annie" Malott (01/03/12)
Mrs. Polly Ann " Annie" Malott, 102, of Russellville, formerly of Cardwell, Mo., passed away Tuesday Dec. 27, 2011, at Russellville. She was born March 27, 1909 at Bradford, Ark., to the late Robert and Sedalia Combs Adams. ...
Jewell "Dink" Kirk (01/03/12)
Jewell "Dink" Kirk, 95, of Osceola, passed from this life, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, at the Osceola Healthcare Center. Born in Murray, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Monroe and Jewell Shadwick Hale and the widow of Mr. Woodrow Kirk. She was a member of the Westside Baptist Church in Osceola...
Ora Madlyn Evans Blake Cates (01/03/12)
Ora Madlyn Cates of Ravenden passed from this life December 23 in the year of our Lord 2011. She was a member of Ravenden church of Christ. She was born Feb. 6, 1937, at Clover Bend, Ark., to Eutah and Eva (Voyles) Evans. ...
Richard T. Burke (01/03/12)
Richard T. Burke, 83, of South Fulton, Tenn., died Dec. 27, 2011, at 2:19 a.m. at the Parkway Regional Hospital in Fulton, Ky. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served in World War II, a member of the American Legion, and was a retired employee of the former Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Union City, Tenn. He moved to South Fulton in 1966 from Pocahontas, Ark...