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Stories from Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Manila hosts county mayors' meeting (04/03/12)
Manila Mayor Wayne Wagner welcomed Mississippi County mayors, County Judge Randy Carney and other guests to the Mississippi County Mayors' meeting held at the Manila Depot on Thursday, March 29. Guest speaker was Shirley Connealy, animal advocate...
Car seat saves child's life (04/03/12)
The decision of one grandmother saved the life of a little boy. Unfortunately, just a few weeks later, another decision to drink and drive cost that grandmother her life and the life of her husband...
$1,000,000 Mega Millions Winner from Blytheville Claims Her Prize; Plans to Remodel Her Home (04/03/12)
LITTLE ROCK -- Paulette Hodges of Blytheville claimed a $1,000,000 prize at the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Jonesboro Claim Center. She won the prize in last Friday's Mega Millions draw, which matched all five of her ticket's white ball numbers...
Hufford's Lumber and Hardware welcomed to Leachville (04/03/12)
Hufford's Lumber and Hardware held an open house and ribbon cutting Saturday, March 31. The new business is located at 201 South Main Street in Leachville. Owners Greg and Shannon Hufford welcomed guests, served hot dogs and hamburgers, and gave tee-shirts, hats and held drawings for prizes. The LIDC members provided coffee and cookies for the event...
Marla Layne honored at Monette Manor (04/03/12)
It was Marla Layne Day at Monette Manor on Tuesday as she was recognized in conjunction with Long-time Care Administrator's Week. Staff surprised Layne with a cake, framed picture, balloons, punch, and money tree...
BIC Junior High Quiz Bowl team wins third place at state (04/03/12)
The Buffalo Island Central Junior High 2A Quiz Bowl team, under the leadership of Frankie Turner, won third place in the state competition held in Batesville on Saturday, Feb. 25. The team also won third place in the regional competition held at Riverside...
Blytheville Lions Club to host golf tournament (04/03/12)
Blytheville Lions Club will host a golf tournament at Blytheville Country Club on Saturday, April 14. The Lions Club in Blytheville and around the world has the goal of supporting the organizations that aid the blind and sight impaired. ...
Lake City Council tables ordinance (04/03/12)
Lake City council members tabled an ordinance and approved ordinances at the March 19 council meeting. The council voted to table Ordinance No. 259-12, an ordinance for the purpose of adopting the city of Lake City tree ordinance, until the next regular council meeting scheduled for April 16. ...
Lady Lions post three wins, Manila boys lose in extra innings (04/03/12)
Manila swept a twin bill over Piggott Thursday afternoon at Manila, winning the opener 11-10 before taking the nightcap 10-6. Kailen Shelton hit a two-run single, giving the Lady Lions a come from behind victory in the opener. ...
Mustang baseball, softball roundup (04/03/12)
Wes Colbert banged out four hits, including a triple, while picking up the pitching victory, leading Buffalo Island Central to an 18-3 thrashing of Cross County Tuesday afternoon at Monette...
Riverside's Cody Webb fires no hit gem (04/03/12)
Cody Webb fired a five inning no-hitter, fanning 12, to lead Riverside to an 11-0 victory over Maynard Tuesday afternoon at Lake City. Webb (1-0) also banged out three hits to help his own cause. Ryan Mason drove in three runs for the Rebels while Dylan Wright added two RBIs...
Arthur Ray Smith (04/03/12)
Arthur Ray Smith, 78, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born January 27, 1934, in Lead Hill to late W.A. and Frankie Smith. Ray retired after 47 years with Colson Castors as a quality control inspector. ...
Loise Lorene Hill (04/03/12)
Mrs. Loise Lorene Hill, 90, of Manila, widow of Mr. James Byron Hill, passed from this life Sunday April 1, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late William and Willie Simmons Murphy and had been a lifelong Manila resident...