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Stories from Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Buffalo Island Central Robotics Team wins top honors (11/06/12)
The Buffalo Island Central Robotic Team won the Overall Best Award at the Robotic competition held at the Arkansas State University Convocation Center. BIC chose the name STACHE (Space Transporting and Cargo Hauling Elevator) for their robot...
Troop 32 Cub Scouts treated to a pizza party (11/06/12)
Manila Cub Scout Troop 32 was treated to a pizza party Thursday evening at the Scout Hut for their recent efforts in selling popcorn. Cub Master Mike Warrenfells praised the Cub Scouts for setting a new record for Manila selling $10,261 in popcorn sales...
Southern Iron Cross Dedication planned at Cockrum Cemetery (11/06/12)
The James W. Honnoll Chapter 2607, United Daughters of the Confederacy of Jonesboro, will dedicate a military grave marker in honor of Pvt. ...
BIC Junior High Homecoming (11/06/12)
Buffalo Island Central Junior High Homecoming was held Friday, Nov. 2, at the junior high gymnasium. The theme for the event was "Midnight Masquerade." Samantha Gipson was crowned queen by escort Dax Hurst. ...
Manila FBLA is Collecting Food for Community (11/06/12)
Manila Middle School FBLA is always looking for ways to give back to the community. The officers thought Thanksgiving would be a great time to do a community service project. The members of the middle school FBLA are inviting their fellow middle school students to participate in a can food drive. They will collect canned food through Nov. 20 at the middle school...
BIC junior boys celebrate homecoming with win over Black Rock (11/06/12)
Buffalo Island Central placed 15 players in the scoring column and went on to celebrate a 57-33 Homecoming victory Friday night in junior high basketball action at Leachville...
Carl "Bud" Selby (11/06/12)
Carl "Bud" Selby, 94, of Pensacola, Fla., former longtime Leachville resident, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at the Forrest City Medical Center in Forrest City, Ark. Born at Leachville he was the son of the late Floyd and Nora Hedrick Selby and was a 1936 graduate of Leachville High School. ...
Danny Maccune (11/06/12)
Mr. Danny Maccune, 52, of Manila, Ark., died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 4, 1959, at Pullman, Mich., he was the son of the late Jim and Juanita Sisson Maccune. Mr. Maccune was a member of the Milligan Ridge Baptist Church. He was a mechanic and was a very gifted artist...
Truman Coleman Jackson (11/06/12)
Truman Coleman Jackson, 75, of Lake City, former longtime Black Oak resident, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at the Lakeside Nursing Center. Born at Caraway, he was the son of the late Thomas and Dollie Carter Jackson and had been a resident of the nursing home for the past 20 years. Truman was a blessing to all who knew him and he will be greatly missed...