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Stories from Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Manila World War II veteran remembers (05/15/12)
Art Slaton of Manila is among the veterans that remember well the end of World War II and the long years and lives it took to get there. Slaton was called to service (drafted) in August of 1942. ...
Caraway 2012 Fishing Rodeo held (05/15/12)
The Caraway Park Commission hosted the annual youth fishing rodeo on Saturday, May 5 with 79 young people registered. In addition to plenty of fish to be caught, drawings were held throughout the day for prizes...
Buffalo Island Museum to display Avon exhibit through June (05/15/12)
Buffalo Island Museum is displaying an Avon collectible exhibit May through June. The Avon Company was founded by David H. McConnell in 1886. He sold books door-to-door and decided to offer free perfume as an incentive to buy his books. ...
Lakeside Nursing Center welcomes new administrator (05/15/12)
Lauren (Dowless) Cherry is the new Administrator at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Lauren received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Arkansas State University...
Razorback Basketball Coach Mike Anderson speaks in Manila (05/15/12)
Arkansas Basketball Coach Mike Anderson told a crowd of more than 300 Razorback faithful of his lofty goals for the program Monday night, May 7, during the Mississippi County Razorback Club Banquet at the Manila Airport Center...
Jones' hit takes Lions to 3A Regional Baseball Championship (05/15/12)
Brady Jones belted a game winning single off the right field wall to lift Manila to a thrilling 6-5 victory over Rivercrest in the finals of the 3A Region 3 Tournament Tuesday afternoon at Tuckerman. Jones drilled a 1-1 pitch that sailed over the right fielder's head, scoring Dylan Wycoff to give the Lions the regional title...
Lady Mustangs punch ticket to Class 2A State Softball finals (05/15/12)
Buffalo Island Central's Lady Mustangs plated three runs in the top of the seventh inning and held on to beat Bigelow 5-2 Saturday afternoon at Junction City. The win propels BIC into the Class 2A State Championship game where they will meet Junction City Saturday morning at Lady Razorback Field in Fayetteville...
Loren Wilson Vore (05/15/12)
Mr. Loren Wilson Vore, 87, of Leachville, passed from this life, early Saturday, May 12, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Dunkirk, Ind., he was the son of the late Homer and Minnie Blankenbaker Vore and was raised in Red Key, Ind. ...
Youvonna Kay Stull (05/15/12)
Mrs. Youvonna Kay Stull, 57, of Manila, Ark., died Friday, May 11, 2012, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House, Jonesboro, Ark. Mrs. Stull was born Aug. 23, 1954, in Caraway, Ark., to the late Alfred and Martha Boatner Staggs. She was of the Baptist faith, loved her grandchildren, camping, and going to Tunica...
Lena Belle Rotton (05/15/12)
Lena Belle Rotton Ed.D (Dean Rotton), 80, of Nixa, Mo., passed away Monday, May 7, 2012, after a protracted fight with Alzheimer's. She was born Sept. 9, 1931, in Monette Ark., the only daughter of Bruce and Lena Belle Spencer. She was married to Cliff Rotton Aug. 12, 1950, and from their marriage came two sons...
Rodney Riggs (05/15/12)
Rodney Lee Riggs, 51, of Manila, passed from this life, Monday, May 7, 2012, at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science Medical Center in Little Rock following a couragous battle with leukemia. ...
Thomas Edward Lynn (05/15/12)
Thomas Edward Lynn, 83, of Paragould, passed from this life, Friday May 4, 2012, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Caraway, he was the son of the late Thomas Earl and Cora Lee Roe Lynn, was a 1945 graduate of Manila High School, and had served in the U.S. ...
Vista Finley (05/15/12)
Mrs. Vista Finley passed away Thursday May 10, 2012, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. She was born Sept. 12, 1919 in Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of the late Dotson and Anna Metcalf. ...