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Stories from Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Cobb family establishes scholarship for a Riverside student (03/06/12)
The Roland and Pat Cobb family of Lake City has announced a scholarship of $1,000 per year to be awarded to a Riverside High School senior. The award will be given in memory of Kenneth Cobb and Melinda Love Cobb. ...
Manila Council amends 2011 budget (03/06/12)
Manila Council members reviewed and accepted changes to the 2011 budget at the Monday, Feb. 27, meeting, adopting 2012-01 Ordinance. Adjustments for the 2011 budget included: $44,700 in the Administrative Department for additional insurance and salaries; $93,200 fire department for a new fire truck; $15,500 police department computer system and new vehicle; $8,000 animal control; money transfers out of general account to utilities accounts to pay for Jim Berry building in the amount of $8,300, sanitation $17,700; parks and recreation $9,400 for renovations to sports complex, and sewer expansion $1,100. ...
Lake City hires police officer (03/06/12)
A special called meeting of the Lake City Council was held Thursday, March 1, with council members accepting the resignation of a police officer and filling the position. Aldermen present included Tommy Eakins, Ann Davis, Jeffery Wisham, Danny Dunigan and Brenda Hutcheson...
Manila kindergarten registration set for March 15 (03/06/12)
Manila elementary will hold kindergarten registration for the 2012/2013 school year from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15, in the elementary principal's office. Any child who reaches his/her fifth birthday on or before Aug. 1, 2012, may register...
Chief Deputy Treasurer Melanie Bracy announces for Craighead County Treasurer (03/06/12)
Craighead County Chief Deputy Treasurer Melanie Bracy of Jonesboro has announced her intentions to seek the position of Craighead County treasurer. Russell Patton III, who served as the county treasurer for the past 24 years, is not seeking reelection due to health reasons. Bracy said she is honored to have worked for Patton for the past 12 years...
Logan named to ANC board (03/06/12)
John Logan of Blytheville has been appointed to the Arkansas Northeastern College Board of Trustees by Governor Mike Beebe to complete the term vacated by Jerry Sims. Logan, a local businessman and realtor, will serve on the College's governing board through 2016. ...
Danville uses long range bombs to oust Lady Mustangs from 2A State Tournament (03/06/12)
Danville built a 25 point first half lead but watched Buffalo Island Central fight back to pull within four in the final quarter before the Lady Little Johns regained control to post a 66-45 victory in the first round of the 2A State Tournament Wednesday night at Cedar Ridge High School in Newark...
Cedarville rallies past Manila 53-42 in 3A State Tournament (03/06/12)
Cedarville rallied past Manila 53-42 in the first round of the 3A State Tournament Tuesday afternoon at Fordyce, ending the Lion's season. The Pirates (31-3) overcame a 24-23 halftime deficit to pull out the victory at Redbug Arena...
Rebels fall in first round of State Tournament (03/06/12)
Riverside turned in another gutsy performance, but it wasn't enough Tuesday afternoon in first round action of the 2A State Tournament at Cedar Ridge High School where the Rebels fell in a hard fought contest 52-46 to Eureka Springs...
Bobbie Jean Picotte (03/06/12)
Bobbie Jean Picotte, 76, of Manila, widow of Theodore Picotte, died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, in Kennett. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Ned and Nora Osborne Rice and had been a lifelong area resident. Bobbie was a homemaker and a Baptist...
James Wilburn Kender (03/06/12)
Mr. James Wilburn Kender, 92, of Jonesboro, former longtime Leachville resident, passed from this life, Saturday, March 3, 2012, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born at Atkins, Ark., he was the son of the late James Warren and Lillie Ada Patience Roach Kender and was a retired carpenter. ...