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Stories from Monday, June 25, 2012

Buffalo Island Relay event honors survivors (06/25/12)
The 11th annual Buffalo Island Relay for Life was held Friday, June 22, at the Leachville City Park. This year's carnival theme was "Walking the Midway, Fighting for a Cure, one step at a Time."...
Young film maker's creation makes the top three (06/25/12)
Tanner Smith who writes a movie review for the Delta Crossroads recently was one of the top three finalists in the Ozark Foothills Film Fest competition for 2012 in the short screen play category...
We found it! (06/25/12)
The first cotton bloom reported to the Town Crier was found on the Jackson Brothers Farms -- father, Ricky, and sons Rusty and Hunter Jackson. Jackson Brothers Farms is located at Milligan Ridge. The cotton bloom was found directly behind their farm shop on June 18. ...
Truck pull set for Saturday. (06/25/12)
A two and four wheel drive truck pull will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday. The event will be held behind Southworth in Manila, off Highway 77. Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and umbrellas for shade. There will be a concession stand...
Precious Memories (06/25/12)
Ms. Glena Gammil enjoys sharing her precious memories with Wendy Carpenter, activity director at Monette Manor. "It's absolutely amazing what you can learn about a person when you sit and listen to their stories and view their pictures," Ms. Carpenter said. It's like you are reliving an era of the past."...
Romona Thieme receives emeritus status from UofA (06/25/12)
Romona Thieme of Manila was honored Feb. 2 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas and was granted emeritus status in recognition of her dedicated service to the University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service...
Manila Lions holds installation banquet (06/25/12)
Manila Lions Club held the annual installation of officers/banquet at the Manila Depot Center on Tuesday, June 19, with Pat Snodgrass, former District Governor of Jonesboro, presiding over the installation of new officers...
1900 cash register on display at BI Museum (06/25/12)
In the office area of the Buffalo Island Museum is a relic of the past; a National Cash Register made in 1900. Sometimes we take for granted the things we see and use that makes our life so convenient. ...
Nocturnal Greatest hits visit libraries (06/25/12)
Bob Tarter of the Natural History Educational Company of the Midsouth visited the Leachville and Manila Public Libraries on Monday, June 18. He brought a variety of animals for the program of "Nocturnal Greatest Hits" including a tarantula spider, fruit bat, albino burmese python, fennec fox, and red kangaroo...
Lake City council hires police officer (06/25/12)
Lake City Council hired a new police officer, accepted second reading of ordinance, and re-appointed a commissioner to the Lake City Housing authority at the June 18 meeting. Attending were Mayor Jon Milligan, Aldermen Harold Barker, Tommy Eakins, Ann Davis, Jeffery Wisham, and Danny Dunigan. Brenda Hutcheson was absent...
Caraway Fouth of July Celebration schedule told (06/25/12)
Caraway Fourth of July celebration schedule Caraway Lions Club is busy getting ready for the 66th annual Fourth of July picnic. The carnival will begin Friday night, June 29, and run through July 4. The food venders will also start on June 29...
Competiveness drives Roddy Twins (06/25/12)
Competitiveness stokes the fires that burn inside former Lady Mustang golfers Lauren and Sarah Roddy. The twin sisters have been twin terrors to the rest of the area golfers the past four seasons, as the tandem has combined to win the last four 2A District Golf Medalist titles as well as leading Buffalo Island Central to a state runner-up finish this past season...
Caraway Stars Coach Pitch has awesome year (06/25/12)
The Caraway Stars Coach Pitch team had an awesome 2012 year. The team ended the season with a 13-1 record in league play and a 22-5 record overall. They competed in the Subway Pre-Season Tournament and finished in third place. ...
Manila runners finish second and third (06/25/12)
Connor Milligan (left) and Connor Jackson of Manila recently completed their first 5k race. They competed in the 9 and 10 year old division in the Festival On The Ridge 5k in Harrisburg, on June 2. Connor Jackson placed second in the age group with a total time of 29:48. Connor Milligan placed third in the age group with a total time of 35:22. (photo provided)...
Maxine Kathleen Rowley (06/25/12)
Maxine Kathleen Rowley, 83, of Leachville, passed from this life, Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Ravenden, she was the daughter of the late R.G. and Lena Harris Perry and the widow of Donald Rowley. ...
Wilburn I. "Mike" Pillow (06/25/12)
Wilburn I. "Mike" Pillow, 81, of Joliet, Ill., formerly of Lisle, lll., passed away, Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Provena St. Joseph Hospital, Joliet, Ill. He was born March 21, 1931, in Paragould Ark...