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Stories from Monday, October 8, 2012

Boys and Ghouls Together (10/08/12)
Manila junior and senior play, Boys and Ghouls Together, will be presented for the public at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, in the high school auditorium. Tickets are $2 for adults and $1 for children. The three act play will delight the audience as Dracula's grandson and Frankenstein's granddaughter try to find a suitable monster to marry their lovely daughter Dirga...
Standing tall since 1936 (10/08/12)
The old Manila water tower does not provide water for the community as it once did, but it has weathered many storms and holds memories of the past. The water tower is located near the old fire station on Dewey Street. ...
Reed Whitney on his way to the Naval Academy (10/08/12)
Reed Whitney, a junior at Mary Institute Country Day School in Ladue, Mo., is a good student and a good athlete. He is earning a name for himself playing squash and is ranked No. 10 best junior squash player in the nation and was ranked as high as No. 5...
Monette Council passes mobile home ordinance (10/08/12)
The Monette City Council met in special session on Thursday, Oct. 4, to discuss the newly proposed Manufactured Home Ordinance. Mayor Chub Qualls asked City Clerk Vickki Carroll to read Ordinance 2012-4, an ordinance establishing requirements for the location and safety of manufactured homes within the city limits of Monette...
Monette Council passes mobile home ordinance (10/08/12)
The Monette City Council met in special session on Thursday, Oct. 4, to discuss the newly proposed Manufactured Home Ordinance. Mayor Chub Qualls asked City Clerk Vickki Carroll to read Ordinance 2012-4, an ordinance establishing requirements for the location and safety of manufactured homes within the city limits of Monette...
Hunting Seminar/Dinner to be held at Manila Communnity Center (10/08/12)
A hunting seminar/dinner sponsored by the Mississippi County Baptist Association will be held Oct. 19 at the Manila Community Center starting at 6:30 p.m. The meal will be catered by Strawberry's of Holcomb, Mo. (barbecue chicken, pork steak, ribs, baked beans, slaw and dessert). There will be door prizes...
Area golfers shine in State Tournament action. (10/08/12)
Buffalo Island Central sophomore Ryan Stuck fired a round of 89 to finish 13th in the Class 2A State Golf Tournament last week at the Chamberlain Country Club in Danville. Stuck finished just two spots shy of making All-State...
Junior Lions posts first win of the season (10/08/12)
Manila scored on its first two offensive possessions and went on to post its first win of the season, a 16-6 victory over Hoxie in 3A-3 junior high football action Thursday night at Crider Field...
Hornets sting Lions 24-8 (10/08/12)
Harrisburg punched in three first half touchdowns on a wet, blustery Friday night en route to a 24-8 victory over Manila in 3A-3 conference football action at Harrisburg. The win was the first of the year for the Hornets, who recovered eight of the 13 Lion fumbles on the evening...
Carrie Jo Jones (10/08/12)
Carrie Jo "Josie" Jones, age 36, of Manila, passed from this life, Tuesday Oct. 2, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Blytheville, she was a 1993 graduate of Manila High School and had lived most of her life in Manila. ...