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Stories from Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Lineup announced for 2012 Johnny Cash Music Festival (05/29/12)
John Carter Cash and officials at Arkansas State University announced the lineup for this year's Johnny Cash Music Festival, at a Thursday morning news conference at Cooper Alumni Center, 2600 Alumni Boulevard, Jonesboro. Proceeds from the event will fund the restoration of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess...
Manila elementary teachers honored with a retirement reception. (05/29/12)
Retiring teachers at Manila Elementary School were the honored guests at a luncheon in their honor on Monday, May 21. Georgia Beach, Linda Brumley, Donna Trammel and Donna McFarlin had a combined 110 years of experience. Co-workers, administrators, family members, and friends gathered to wish them well in their retirement...
Deed ceremony held at Manila Council Meeting (05/29/12)
Manila City Council welcomed Janella Caraway to the May 21 meeting. Ms. Caraway signed the deed for land where the new swimming pool/water park will be located on the corner of Davis and Lake Streets...
DVD for Veterans' Park (05/29/12)
Buffalo Island Veterans' Park DVDs will be available and can be purchased at Leachville, Manila, and Monette City Halls. Barbara Lloyd, committee member, said the DVDs were created as a keepsake/fundraiser for the Buffalo Island Veterans' Park dedication ceremony. ...
Wrestling for a cause (05/29/12)
The annual Relay for Life wrestling will be held at the Manila Community Center starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9. Doors will open at 7 p.m. All proceeds go to the Buffalo Island Relay for Life. Former Manila resident, Ron Horn, volunteers each year to be part of the benefit wrestling in memory of his father, Ronnie Horner...
Atrell B. Thornell Turner (05/29/12)
Atrell B. Thornell Turner, 86, of Lake City passed away Monday May 21, 2012, at Lakeside Nursing Center. Atrell B. Thornell Turner was born Nov. 25, 1925, in Eros, La., to the late Thomas and Clemmie Roberts Thornell. ...
Wesley Keith Harmon (05/29/12)
Mr. Wesley Keith Harmon, 52, of Manila, passed from this life, Thursday, May 24, 2012, at his home. Born at Bunker Hill Air Force Base in Peru, Ind., he was the son of the late Arviel Dean Harmon and was a 1980 graduate of Eastern-Wayne High School in Goldsboro, N.C. He had worked as an insurance salesman and had lived in Tupelo, Miss., before moving to Manila six years ago...