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Stories from Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Diana Sanders says goodbye to Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum (01/17/12)
Diana Sanders of Monette celebrated a full week of events last week, leading up to her retirement on Friday as assistant director and facilities manager of the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center in Piggott...
Monte Emery enjoys working behind the scenes (01/17/12)
Monte Emery of Lake City has an interesting career working behind the scenes of Hollywood's movie making industry. Monte works in the transportation department and has been involved in over 25 films...
The Cast to be at Caraway First Baptist (01/17/12)
The Cast from Williams Baptist College will be at Caraway First Baptist Church at 10:50 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22. Brother Rick Stevens, pastor, invites everyone to join them. "More than a Feeling" is the theme as The Cast presents its 2012 program. ...
Garland Tipton announces plans to seek re-election (01/17/12)
Garland Tipton announced plans to seek re-election for the position of Craighead County Eastern District Chief Deputy. "I have enjoyed the past two years serving as your Chief Deputy Sheriff for Eastern Craighead County," Tipton said. "With your support, I will continue to work hard and try to serve the citizens of Craighead County...
Faulkner Tax, Inc. opens at new location (01/17/12)
Faulkner Tax, Inc. of Caraway has opened at a new location, 103 West State Street. Owners Jackie Faulkner and grandson Jamie Faulkner are pleased to be in their new building featuring two offices, a large reception area, and a kitchen/break area...
Dell Fire Department receives grant (01/17/12)
The Dell Fire Department received a Rural Fire Protection Program grant Wednesday, Jan. 11, in the amount of $2436. Grants totaling $175,000 were distributed among 83 fire stations in Arkansas. Funds are used for water supply equipment, communications equipment and items to support medical responses...
Leachville Council works through varied agenda (01/17/12)
The Leachville City Council worked through an agenda consisting of grant receipts, department reports and committee appointments when they met Monday, Jan. 9. The financial report listed the use of a Water Department certificate of deposit to pay for a city backhoe and $25,000 of Money Market revenue to make payments on a Ditch Witch vacuum...
Caraway police officer introduced (01/17/12)
Mayor Barry Riley reported at the Jan. 12 city council meeting that $2,240 had been received from Basler Electric, as restitution for the 62 hours of property lawn care done by the city...
Manila trash cans arrived (01/17/12)
Manila water superintendent Henry Ford announced trash cans available to Manila citizens have arrived and can be purchased at City Hall. Manila residents wishing to purchase the 96 gallon, heavy-duty trash can may pay $60 cash or have $5 a month placed on their water bill for one year. ...
Buffalo Island Central board meets (01/17/12)
Buffalo Island Central School Board President Scott Colbert called the Jan. 9 meeting to order with all board members present except Todd Edwards. Following the approval of the December minutes and review of the financial statement, the board voted 6-0 to approve the District Technology Security Plan...
Bobcats lasso Mustangs 68-50 (01/17/12)
Walnut Ridge broke out the long artillery, drilling four three pointers in the opening quarter alone and went on to spoil Buffalo Island Central's senior high Homecoming with a 68-50 victory Friday night at the Mustang Athletic Complex in Monette...
Riverside gains revenge on arch-rival Mustangs (01/17/12)
Riverside jumped to a 26 point lead after three quarters, 51-25, and went on to crush arch-rival Buffalo Island Central 60-38 in 2A-3 conference action Tuesday night at Lake City. The victory by the Rebels avenged an earlier season loss to the Mustangs in Monette...
Piggott spoils Lions Homecoming 63-58 (01/17/12)
Piggott spoiled Manila's senior high Homecoming with a 63-58 victory in 3A-3 conference action Friday night at Manila. The Mohawks (8-9, 3-4 3A-3) built a nine point halftime lead, 35-26, and took a 47-37 advantage into the final frame...
BIC defeats Lady Rebels/Riverside bounces back to top Black Rock (01/17/12)
Buffalo Island Central jumped to a 24 point halftime lead and then outscored Riverside 14-0 in the third period to take a commanding 53-15 advantage into the final quarter en route to a 55-26 victory Monday night at Lake City...
Wayne Martin (01/17/12)
Wayne Martin, 68, of Hoxie passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center. He was born July 24, 1943, in Manila to Earnest and Beulah Gould Martin. He had lived in Lawrence County the past 30 years and was self-employed as a used automobile dealer. He also served in the United States Navy...
Charles Lee Phillips (01/17/12)
Charles Lee Phillips, 81, of Paragould, passed from this life, Thursday Jan. 12, 2012, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Raymond and Gennie Mae Boyd Phillips. ...
Damon Laffoon (01/17/12)
Damon Laffoon, 73, of Dover, formerly of Leachvillle, died early Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at his home. Born at Dermott, Ark., he was the son of the late Duford and Norvell Mason Laffoon. Damon's family moved to Leachville in the late 1940s and he was a 1956 graduate of Leachville High School. ...
Larry Lynn Dildy (01/17/12)
Larry Lynn Dildy, 65, of Manila, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Sid and Beulah Briggins Dildy and had lived most of his life in Manila. Larry was a self-employed carpet layer, member of the First Assembly of God in Manila, and was U.S. Army veteran...
John H. Brooks (01/17/12)
John H. Brooks, 83, of Osceola entered into rest Jan. 13, 2012 in Memphis. Born Nov. 12, 1928 in Little Rock, Ark., to the late Harvey and Zelfa Brooks, he was a member of First Christian Church in Osceola, a United States Army veteran, serving in the Korean War and was an HR manager, working at Mid-South Manufacturing, Crompton and Nibco for many years, and was presently employed at Roller-Swift Funeral Home as a funeral assistant.. ...