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Stories from Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Lard sentenced to death (07/31/12)
Jurors sentenced Jerry Lard to death Saturday morning, July 28, in the April 2011 shooting death of Trumann police officer Jonathan Schmidt. The jury of seven women and five men found Lard guilty of capital murder on Thursday, July 26, and voted unanimously Saturday for him to be put to death by lethal injection...
John 3:16 to present Community Fest Aug. 18 (07/31/12)
The Second annual Communty Fest to benfit the John 3:16 Ministries, a spiritual boot camp for men with addictions, will be held Saturday, Aug. 18. The event will be held at the Arkansas State Convocation Center in Jonesboro. Tickets are $10 which includes a catfish dinner and automatic entry for prizes including a 2012 Chevorlet Sonic, 2012 Honda 350 Rancher, and a 46" Sanyo HD television...
Jason Stewart announces for BIC School Board (07/31/12)
Jason Stewart is pleased to announce his candidacy for the Buffalo Island Central School board, position 4. The BIC School Board elections are scheduled for Sept. 18. Early voting will begin Sept. 11...
Manila seniors don cowboy attire for Western Day (07/31/12)
Western Day held at the Manila Senior Citizen Center Western Day, in conjunction with National Cowboy Hero Day, was held at the Manila Senior Citizen Center on Friday. "We had 100 percent participation with everyone wearing their favorite hat, boots, scarf, or other western wear," Linda Donovan said...
Eddie Dunigan announces candidacy for school board (07/31/12)
Eddie Dunigan of Black Oak announces plans to seek Position 4 on the Buffalo Island Central School Board. Dunigan taught school for 39 years, 31 of those years in the Buffalo Island Central District. He retired from teaching at the end of the 2012 school year...
Lake City Council approves new firemen (07/31/12)
Mayor Jon Milligan asked the Lake City council to consider three new volunteer firemen for the Lake City Fire Department on the recommendation of Fire chief Chris Snyder during the July 23 meeting. The three recommendations were Brian Wells, Morgan Walling, and Randy Robbins. The motion was approved unanimously...
Relay for Life wrap-up meeting held (07/31/12)
Jackie Wallis, community representative for the Buffalo Island Relay for Life, held a wrap-up meeting on Monday, July 23, thanking committee members and Chairman Brenda Matheny for their dedication. He presented an Ace Community Certificate to Buffalo Island as being part of the overall recipients of the 2011 Achievement of Community Excellence Award from the Mid-South Division...
Abbey Renee Sevor (07/31/12)
Abbey Renee Sevor, age 22 months, of Mountain View, Mo., passed from this life Saturday, July 28, 2012, at the Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Born Sept. 27, 2010, at West Plains, she was the daughter of Kenneth and Elizabeth Froman Sevor...