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Stories from Thursday, October 18, 2012

For all the kids (10/18/12)
"It is for all the kids," said Steve Cobb, grandfather of Scout Lyerly, a patient of St. Jude Research Hospital. Scout is the three-year-old daughter of Erick and Leslie Lyerly of Black Oak. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Cobb and Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Lyerly...
Shirley Adams retires from General Insurance of Leachville (10/18/12)
It was Shirley Adams' Day Thursday, as family, friends and customers dropped by to wish her well. Adams has been part of General Insurance in Leachville for 40 years. She started her career Aug. 1, 1972, received her agent license in 1977 in property and casualty and met the insurance needs of her customers for 40 years...
Veterans to be honored at BIC (10/18/12)
Veterans and guests are invited to the Veterans Day program: A Thank You and A Promise, on Friday, November 9th at 2:00 p./m. in the elementary cafeteria in Monette...
Leachville Council works through short agenda (10/18/12)
Leachville City Council worked through a short agenda Monday, Oct. 8, including reports and upcoming events. Mayor Sheila Spurlock said four dumpsters were filled with trash during the annual clean-up day...
12 annual Caraway harvest fest set (10/18/12)
Caraway's 12th annual harvest fest is planned for 12:30-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Featured will be an antique car and old tractor display, kids scavenger hunt and music by Ronnie Presley and Straight Shooter. There will also be lots of family fun with games, concessions, arts and crafts...
BIC board approves bond refinancing (10/18/12)
Buffalo Island Central School Board members approved issuance and delivery of $685,000 refunding bonds at the regular school board meeting held Monday, Oct. 8. Marshall Hughes with First Security Beardsley Public Finance presented the board with the closing documents associated with refinancing the bonds issued December 2006...
Hoxie Mustangs stampede Lions 48-14 (10/18/12)
Hoxie's Gunner Cook ran for four touchdowns while teammate Jacob Henson scored two more to lead the Mustangs to a 48-14 victory over Manila in 3A-3 senior high conference football action Friday night at Lion Field...
Manila football players of the week (10/18/12)
Fullback Dustin Sirmon is this week's Town Crier Offensive Player of the Week. Sirmon scored on a 14-yard touchdown run and had a 63-yard touchdown romp called back on a penalty. Kyle Joyner is the Town Crier Defensive Player of the Week. ...
Clifford Franklin Still (10/18/12)
Clifford Franklin Still, 75, of Bradford, formerly of Manila, passed from this life Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at his home. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late William and Mary Jane Bennett Still and had lived in Bradford for the past 19 years. Mr. Still was retired from Brake Manufacturing, Inc and was a member of Velvet Ridge Church of God...
Jimmie Sherwood (10/18/12)
Jimmie Sherwood, 64, of Manila, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at the Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Born in Ardmore, Okla., he had been a Manila resident the past 20 years. He was a retired truck driver, of the Baptist faith, and a member of the Herman Davis American Legion Post 197, having served in the U.S. Navy...
Mildred L. Berry (10/18/12)
Mrs. Mildred Louise Berry, 79, of Manila, passed from this life Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Ed Brown and Juanita Bullock and had lived most of her life in Manila. ...
Linda Christine Benham (10/18/12)
Mrs. Linda Christine Benham, 40, of Manila, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at her home. Mrs. Benham was born Sept. 22, 1972, in Blytheville, to the late Linda Kay Eddings. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Manila, collected angels and porcelain dolls, enjoyed keeping up with events on Facebook, and she loved spending time with her family and friends...