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Stories from Tuesday, March 20, 2012

BIC dinner/auction raises over $22,000 (03/20/12)
It was a great night for Buffalo Island Central Future Farmers of America (FFA) as the cafeteria filled with supporters at the second annual FFA dinner/auction. Following a barbecue dinner catered by Bigg Butts, guests were ready to start bidding on the 150 donated items...
Manila Nursing Center celebrates Administrator's Week (03/20/12)
Manila Nursing Center honored their administrator, Shari Doty, in celebration of Long-Term Care Administrator's Week on Friday, March 16. Department heads, staff and residents gathered to honor Doty with a special party. ...
Manila Lions welcome Legacy Hospice representatives (03/20/12)
Amy Bohannan, RN, and Kristen Owens, volunteer coordinator, with Legacy Hospice were guest speakers at the Manila Lions Club meeting held Wednesday at noon. Lion Tony Crowell introduced the guests and expressed his appreciation to them for sharing information about Legacy Hospice serving in 17 offices in Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama. ...
BIC takes top honors at Quiz Bowl (03/20/12)
Buffalo Island Central Senior Quiz Bowl team placed first in the Regional Tournament at Walnut Ridge on March 10. Amber Rolland was tournament MVP, averaging 126 points per game. Pictured are, from left: Gunnar James, Amber Rolland, Jillian Key-scorekeeper and Clay Turner. (photo provided)...
Caraway Council awards bid to Dedman's Sanitation (03/20/12)
Caraway Mayor Barry Riley opened garbage service bids at the March 8 city council meeting. The current contract with Delta Sanitation will expire April 12. Representatives from Dedman's Sanitation in Bay and Disposal Solutions in Jonesboro were present. ...
BIC Board renews contracts (03/20/12)
Buffalo Island Central School Board accepted resignations, renewed contacts, hired cheerleading sponsor and junior high secretary, and heard administrative reports at the March 12 meeting. All board members were present...
Bob Blankenship announces plans to seek re-election (03/20/12)
Bob Blankenship of Monette announces his plans to seek re-election as Craighead County justice of the peace District 11. "Serving in an elected position has multiple points and challenges," Blankenship said. ...
Manila board accepts resignations and hires new personnel (03/20/12)
Manila School Board members accepted several resignations and hired new personnel at the regular March meeting Thursday evening. The meeting was called to order by President Tracey Reinhart with board members Brandon Veach, Johnny McCain, Tony Crowell, Jeremy Jackson and Tommy Wagner present. Board member Danny Robbins was absent...
Manila posts baseball/softball victories (03/20/12)
Manila rallied for three runs in the seventh inning to post a come from behind 9-7 victory at Corning Tuesday afternoon in 3A-3 conference action. Zach Reinhart's two run double gave Manila an 8-7 lead. Reinhart came home later in the inning, adding an insurance run for the Lions...
Mustang baseball/softball roundup (03/20/12)
Buffalo Island Central swept three games last week in senior high baseball action. The Mustangs defeated Rector 7-1 Monday, knocked off Maynard 13-3 Tuesday before easing past Bay 11-7 Thursday afternoon...
Mary Jane Price (03/20/12)
Mary Jane Price, 60, of Manila, died Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Albert Thomas and Walsie Marie Henson Price and had been a lifelong area resident. She was a 1969 graduate of Manila High School and was a retired supervisor for Arlee Home Fashions in Leachville...
Ivylee Langston (03/20/12)
Ivylee Langston, 88, of Arbyrd, died Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center, Kennett, Mo. Born March 2, 1924, in Rombauer, Mo., she was a homemaker and worked with her husband at his store, Langston Grocery. Mrs. Langston was a member of Silverdale Baptist Church at Arbyrd...