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Stories from Wednesday, June 13, 2012

BIC elementary teachers receive Golden Apple Awards (06/13/12)
Buffalo Island Central elementary teachers, Janice White and Reba Wimberley, were recently selected to receive the Golden Apple Awards presented by Jonesboro Rotary Club for the 2011-2012 year...
Troop 42 Eagle candidate completes project (06/13/12)
Life Scout Alan Woessner has completed his Eagle project and submitted the documentation to...
Antique baby carriage donated to museum (06/13/12)
Pat Qualls Taylor found this brown wicker baby buggy in an antique store in Little Rock and donated it to the museum. It is from the late 1800's or early 1900's. It has black metal spoked wheels, and is good condition for over one hundred years old. ...
Wayne Taylor Golf Tourney best yet (06/13/12)
Sixty players enjoyed a beautiful day of golf Thursday, June 7, at the Big Lake Country Club in Manila where the Arkansas Northeastern College Foundation held the 14th annual Wayne Taylor Memorial Golf Tournament. ...
Danny Robbins celebrates 30 years on the job (06/13/12)
Danny Robbins, president of Southern Bancorp of Manila, has been on the job at the bank, serving the community, for three decades. Robbins hit the 30 year mark May 31. He said he enjoys coming to work as much today as he did in the early years. He feels fortunate to be able to live and work in his own hometown...
Survivor Social held in Leachville (06/13/12)
The Buffalo Island Relay for Life held the annual Survivor's Social at the Leachville Community Center on Sunday afternoon. Cancer survivors and their families were special guests at the event...
Manila School Board accepts resignations and fills positions (06/13/12)
Members of the Manila School Board met in a special meeting Tuesday, June 5, for an educational meeting, followed by an interview for a girls coach candidate, acceptance of several resignations, and filling two positions...
Caraway Fourth of July celebration schedule (06/13/12)
Caraway Lions Club is busy getting ready for the 66th annual Fourth of July picnic. The Bluff City Carnival will begin Friday night, June 29, and run through July 4. The food venders will also start on June 29...
Letha Jane Veach (06/13/12)
Corning Letha Jane Veach, 105, of Corning, former longtime Manila resident and widow of Mr. Roy Veach, passed from this life Monday June 4, 2012, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late David and Ollie Moore Rice. ...
Artie Irene Earnhart (06/13/12)
Artie Irene Earnhart, 85, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012 at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born May 23, 1927, in Sallisaw, Okla., to the late Samuel and Minnie Andrews. Mrs. Earnhart lived most of her life in Black Oak and was a homemaker and retired employee of Basler Electric in Caraway, member of the Black Oak Extension Homemakers Club and Black Oak Baptist Church. ...
Mary Irene Davidson Armstrong (06/13/12)
Mary Irene Davidson Armstrong passed away in her sleep Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in Gig Harbor, Wash. Irene was born Dec. 22, 1918, in Oil Trough, Ark., to Pherba Isabelle (Nolan) and Jesse Lee Davidson...