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Stories from Tuesday, September 11, 2012

BI Museum to host annual quilt show (09/11/12)
The Buffalo Island Museum in Monette will host its second Quilt Show from 9 a.m. -- 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Entry forms are available at the museum, Monette City Hall, and Kohn Memorial Library. There is no entry fee. Quilt entry will be from 10 a.m. -- 4p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the museum, Entrants are asked to turn in a story about their quilt...
All American Red Heads inducted into Hall of Fame (09/11/12)
The All American Red Heads team, formerly based in Caraway, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame last Friday in Springfield, Mass. They were one of the nation's first professional women's basketball teams, playing from 1936-1986...
Manila Lions offer $1,000 for best chili (09/11/12)
The 26th annual Big Lake Chili Cook-off was the topic at the Manila Lions Club meeting held Wednesday, Sept. 5. Again this year, the Lions will be offering a $1,000 prize for the best chili. ...
Lost Cane, Whistleville, Little River, and Roseland reunion date (09/11/12)
The 13th annual Lost Cane, Whistleville, Little River and Roseland and neighbor's reunion will be held at the Manila Community Center Saturday, Sept. 29. The doors will open at 9 a.m. and a potluck luncheon will be served...
Manila Players of the Week (09/11/12)
Senior linebacker Nick Carmichael was chosen co-player for the week for his efforts in Manila's game against Westside Aug. 31. Carmichael led the Lions with 12 tackles. Senior defensive lineman Chad Lisk was named co-player of the week for his play against Westside Aug. ...
Westside shuts down Lions 21-0 (09/11/12)
Westside spoiled Manila's home opener with a 21-0 shutout in high school football action Friday, Aug. 31, at Manila. Quarterback Chase Mann ran for 111 yards and scored all three Westside touchdowns to lead the Warriors to the victory. ...
Paragould runs past Junior Lions, 20-6 (09/11/12)
Paragould used a balanced attack to defeat Manila 20-6 in junior high football action Thursday night in the Lion's home opener at Manila. The two teams battled through a scoreless first quarter. ...
Bow shooting competition held in Manila (09/11/12)
The American Legion Post 197, Manila, hosted a bow shooting competition on Saturday. The Overall Winner was Dale Butterworth. Kellie Douglas Smith was second place. In the Youth Division, Jacob Lee won first place in young men and Madilyn Willmuth won Youth Division for beginning shooter...
Trey DePriest wins Big Lake Country Club Championship (09/11/12)
Trey DePriest recently won the title of 2012 Big Lake Country Club Champion with a total score of 142, 71/71. He won the tournament by 8 shots. Taking runner-up title was Matt Baker...
Robert Doyle Roberson (09/11/12)
Robert Doyle Roberson, 69, of Jonesboro, passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2012.He was born Sept. 29, 1943, to the late Jim and Rener Roberson. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Carol, five sisters and three brothers...
Dovie Irene Lambert (09/11/12)
Dovie Irene Lambert, 94, of Paragould, former Leachville resident and widow of Mr. R.V. Lambert, died Thursday Sept. 6, 2012, at Greene Acres Nursing Center in Paragould. Born at Sulphur Rock, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Sam and Dora Martin Smith and had been a Leachville resident before making her home in Paragould over 60 years ago. ...
LaVerne Hampton (09/11/12)
LaVerne Hampton, 96, of Manila, passed from this life, Monday Sept. 3, 2012 at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Morehouse, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Vernon and Maude Bryant Crawford and had lived most of her life in the Manila area. ...
Carol Ann Borden (09/11/12)
Carol Ann Borden, 65, of Osceola, passed from this life Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at Baptist Hospital-East in Memphis, Tenn. Born at St. Louis, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Myer and had been a longtime St. Louis resident before making her home in Osceola 20 years ago...