[Nameplate] Fair ~ 58°F  
High: 76°F ~ Low: 55°F
Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Calling Out for A cure (05/22/12)
A challenge has been sent out to umpires across Buffalo Island by umpires Jonathan Carmichael and Mike Matheny. The two local umpires have been working together umpiring games for about five years. Over time of traveling to Paragould, Jonesboro, Trumann, Blytheville and Pocahontas for softball tournaments, they have become close friends and have shared a lot together...
Cherie Watson joins Candie's Beauty Salon (05/22/12)
Cherie Watson has joined Candie's Beauty Salon in Leachville and will be offering pedicures and manicures as well as acrylic overlay, gel overlays, nail art with a variety of colors. Cherie is a Monette native and a 2012 graduate of Buffalo Island Central High School. ...
Retiring teachers honored with luncheon (05/22/12)
Nita Bridges, high school art teacher, and Bill Taylor, high school coach, were recognized on Wednesday with a luncheon as fellow teachers wished them well in their retirement. Superintendent Pam Castor presented plaques to the retiring teachers...
Eddie Dunigan retires from the classroom (05/22/12)
Eddie Dunigan received well wishes from family, friends, and co-workers on Sunday afternoon, May 20, at a reception in his honor. The event was held at Buffalo Island Central High School, where Dunigan has spent most of his 39 years in the classroom...
Clyde Watson inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame (05/22/12)
Clyde Watson of Monette was recently inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn. Clyde's love of music and entertaining goes back over four decades. He called it an honor to be recognized in the Rockabilly Hall of Fame...
Volunteer appreciation night held at Monette Manor (05/22/12)
Monette Manor hosts volunteer appreciation night In conjunction with National Nursing Home Week, Monette Manor hosted a meet and greet barbecue last Tuesday night welcoming visitors and volunteers. Marla Layne, administrator, welcomed all of the volunteers and expressed her appreciation to them for giving their time and talents to the residents throughout the year...
Leachville Class of 1962 holds 50 year reunion (05/22/12)
Leachville Class of 1962 held their 50 year reunion at the Wyndham Hotel in North Little Rock on May 4-5. They gathered for an evening of reminiscing and catching up as each class member told what they had been doing for the last 50 years...
Memorial Day ceremony set in Manila (05/22/12)
The Herman Davis American Legion Post 197 will present a POW/MIA Memorial Ceremony at 11 a.m. Memorial Day, May 28, at the Herman Davis Memorial State Park/Monument. The presentation will highlight the sacrifices made by the military with a special emphasis on POWs and MIAs...
Lake City Council (05/22/12)
Lake City Mayor Jon Milligan introduced several guests on the agenda at the Lake City Council meeting last Monday night. First to speak was John Shipman, candidate for Craighead County Sheriff. Mr. Shipman spoke briefly on his his qualifications and plans for the county if elected sheriff...
BIC Board hears PPC recommendations (05/22/12)
Buffalo Island Central School Board members met May 14 hearing Personal Policy Committee proposals, accepting resignation, and approving transfers. Debbie Olive and Nancy Sills, representing the personnel policy committee, presented two proposals for the board's consideration. ...
Manila High School receives award (05/22/12)
Manila School receives Bronze Award Manila Superintendent Pam Castor announced to the school board members at the May meeting the district's recent honor of receiving the Bronze Award in the U.S. News and World Report magazine. She said Manila High School was among the estimated 22,000 districts reviewed and named in the top 10 percent in the nation...
Leachville Council reviews quotes (05/22/12)
Leachville City Council accepted quotes Monday, May 14, for street repair and paving received from Barker Brothers Street Repair and Cummings Chip and Seal. Paving is needed on Bandy, Jenny, Matthew, Doc Rodman and Chestnut Streets. The total bid from Cummings was $69,478.24...
Junction City ends BIC'S State Title dreams, 3-0 (05/22/12)
Junction City's Courtney Lowe threw a two-hit shutout and scored two runs in a 3-0 whitewash of Buffalo Island Central in the finals of the 2A State Championship Saturday morning at Bogle Field on the campus of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville...
Billy Jarald Wood (05/22/12)
Mr. Billy Jerald Wood, Sr., 81, of Leachville, passed from this life, Monday May 14, 2012, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Yell County, Ark., he was the son of the late Dock and Ruby King Wood and had lived most of his life in the Gould area. ...
Mable Bradley Jackson (05/22/12)
Mrs. Mable Bradley Jackson, 97, of Cardwell, Mo., widow of Mr. Floyd Jackson, passed from this life, Saturday May 19, 2012, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born at Cardwell Aug. ...
Edna Marie Hall (05/22/12)
Mrs. Edna Marie Hall, 82, longtime Leachville resident and widow of Mr. Leslie Hall, passed from this life Monday May 21, 2012, at the Gosnell Health Care Center. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Charles Richard and Flossie Ivory Kilpatrick Davis and had been a lifelong Leachville resident. ...
Frances Divona Reynolds Flynn (05/22/12)
Frances Divona Reynolds Flynn, 76, of Lake City, formerly of Granite City, Ill., died Friday, May 18, 2012 at St. Bernards Medical Center after a long illness. She was born April 30, 1936, in Viola, the daughter of Charlie Reynolds and Pearlie Lou Dillinger Reynolds. ...
Frances Fern Elrod (05/22/12)
Frances Fern Elrod, 70, of Osceola, died Saturday, May 19, 2012. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Lorraine Osburn, and her husband, A.Z. Elrod; and a brother, Delbert Osburn...