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Stories from Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Missing teen found in Monette, minister arrested (03/27/12)
A missing 17 year old girl from Nebraska was found living in Monette on Wednesday, March 21. A Monette minister, Charles Hughes, 35, was arrested in connection with disappearance of the teen. At the time of his arrest, Hughes was serving as minister of the Monette Church of Christ...
Cherokee District Volunteer Recognition Banquet (03/27/12)
The Cherokee District of the Quapaw Area Council, Boy Scouts of American held its annual Volunteer Recognition and Awards Banquet at St Bernard Auditorium in Jonesboro Saturday, Jan. 28. Cherokee District includes Craighead, Greene, Mississippi, Clay, Randolph and Lawrence Counties in Northeast Arkansas...
Manila Council adopts swimming pool bond ordinance (03/27/12)
Manila City Council took the next step to getting a swimming pool and a therapeutic pool in Manila at a special called meeting on Thursday. Manila Mayor Wayne Wagner and council members met with Ryan Bowman with Friday, Eldridge, and Clark, and Jim Alexander with Morgan Keegan adopting a bond ordinance to fund the swimming pool project...
Gift Shop Yard Sale at Lake Poinsett State Park will be held Saturday, March 31. (03/27/12)
We have started our spring cleaning and we need to clear out some room! Lake Poinsett State Park will be holding a yard sale at the Visitor Center on Saturday, March 31, from 8:30 a.m. -- 4 p.m. We will have hundreds of items from our gift shop on sale. ...
Manila council views swimming pool sketches (03/27/12)
Manila City Council discussed swimming pool, hired employees, purchased vehicles, and discussed making the park smoke free at the Monday, March 19, meeting. All council members, Linda Donovan, Larry "Whiz Davis, Donnie Wagner, Dale Murphy, Jason Baltimore, and Tony Hawkins, were present...
Lake City receives fire assistance grant (03/27/12)
A 2011 Volunteer Fire Assistance grant for $1,000 was presented to Lake City Volunteer Fire Department. The grant is furnished by the Arkansas Forestry Commission to purchase fire fighting equipment...
Lake City purchases vehicle with grant funds (03/27/12)
A 2012 Dodge Charger was purchased with funds provided through a Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $26,000. Pictured are Lake City Police Chief Winred Saffell and Mayor Jon Milligan. Chief Saffell applied for the grant and received approval earlier this year. The City of Lake City received the car on February 23...
Lake City receives grant (03/27/12)
Representative Homer Lenderman presented Lake City Mayor Jon Milligan with a grant from the 2012 General Improvement Funded Community Enhancement Grant Program (GIF-1) in the amount of $15,000...
Monette Council OKs new animal ordinance (03/27/12)
Monette City Council repealed an animal ordinance to allow school students to keep certain animals inside the city limits if they meet regulation requirements. Mayor Chub Qualls asked alderman Jason Stewart to report on the council committee study to provide a repeal to the existing animal ordinance concerning limitations of animals inside the city limits. ...
Benefit Spa to benefit Kyndall Denton (03/27/12)
There will be a benefit spa for Kyndall Denton from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at Silhouettes Boutique & Tea Room at 110 East Olympia Street, Manila. Kendall is the 18 month old daughter of Tori Parks and Billy Denton of Manila. She has had multiple health problems since birth and was diagnosed with a genetic disorder known as Turner Syndrome on March 5, 2012...
Leachville City Council review roof bids (03/27/12)
The Leachville city council met Monday, March 12, and bids were awarded for theater roof repair and sale of police car. Mayor Sheila Spurlock opened bids for repair or replacement of the Melody Theatre roof. ...
Mississippi County Baptist Association to hold mission fair on Saturday (03/27/12)
Saturday, March 31, Mississippi County Baptist Association will present its third annual Mission Fair from 4-6 p.m. at East Side Baptist Church, 2103 South US Highway 61, at the Blaylock-Garmer Life Center...