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Stories from Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Extension rice/soybean field day set for July 12 (07/10/12)
A rice/soybean field day conducted by the University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture, Mississippi County Cooperative Extension Service is set for Thursday July 12th, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Following is the agenda, including times, topics, and locations...
66 years of Caraway Fourth of July celebrations (07/10/12)
The 66th Fourth of July celebration in Caraway drew a large crowd in spite of the high temperatures of the day. The carnival came to town early with the Fourth of July activities taking place on Wednesday, July 4, starting with a parade...
Hawkins wins the sports package (07/10/12)
Tony Hawkins of Manila won the Ducks Unlimited Sportsman Package of the year which included a Yamaha Grizzly, duck and goose call set, duck hunting gear with ground blind, camo jacket and a case of hypersonic steel waterfowl loads...
Arkansas Northeastern College to Offer classes for children (07/10/12)
Money Sense for Children The Department of Community Education at Arkansas Northeastern College will offer Money Sense for Children on Monday through Thursday, July 23--26. Children entering first grade to third grade will meet from 10:30 a.m. ...
Manila welcomes new postmaster (07/10/12)
Jason Adams is the new postmaster in Manila. Jason, a Manila native, has been with the postal service since 1998 starting his career in Paragould. He served six years as clerk and six years a supervisor. He served in Caraway from November 2010 to June 30 of this year when he assumed the duties as postmaster in Manila...
Johnny McCain announces plans to seek school board seat (07/10/12)
Johnny McCain announces plans to seek re-election on the Manila School Board for a third term. He has served as president and held other officer positions in his 10 years of service. "Manila School District has a good future," McCain said. ...
Manila council accepts resolution for airport grant (07/10/12)
Manila City Council met Monday, July 2, in a special meeting and passed a resolution to accept an airport grant. Manila Mayor Wayne Wagner, along with council members Larry "Whiz" Davis, Linda Donovin, Jason Baltimore, Donnie Wagner, and Tony Hawkins were present...
NEA Venom All Stars win championship (07/10/12)
NEA Venom All Stars competed in the Jonesboro Invitational 10 year old Cal Ripken Tournament held June 15-17. The team was made up of six Manila players and four Monette players. The team faced tough competion in the tournament going undefeated beating Paragould 10s with a score of 15-8, Batesville 5-3, Delta Dawgs 12-0. ...
Manila Monsters win tournament (07/10/12)
Manila Monsters were champions of the 10 year old Cal Ripken League Conference and League Tournament held June 11 in Lake City. Pictured are, from left: Back - Coach Wes Jones and Josue Perez. Middle - Emery Garrett, Kason Grissom, Cade Cater, Hunter Vuletich, Lee Hurley, Kyle Rainey, Lynn Hurley, Jeremiah Perez. Front - Jacob Tarver. Not pictured - Matthew Rountree...
All Stars win tournament in Manila (07/10/12)
The Blytheville 9-year-old All-Stars recently won the District tournament in Manila. The team includes, from left: front -- Layton Robinson, Jake Faulkner, Garrett Gentry, Ross Russell, Dominick McBride, Connor Hyde. Middle -- J.D. Wilson, Brayden Burcham, Landon Hicks, Ty Wagner, Logan Gray, Preston Hatch. Back -- Coach Carl Wilson, Coach Terry Burcham and Manager Roman Russell...
Wilma McDonald Andrews (07/10/12)
Wilma McDonald Andrews, 85, of Memphis, former longtime Leachville resident and widow of Mr. Louis McDonald, passed from this life Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at the Gallaway Nursing Center in Gallaway, Tenn. ...