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Stories from Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Marker dedicated for Confederate hero (11/13/12)
The James W. Honnoll Chapter 2607, United Daughters of the Confederacy of Jonesboro dedicated a military marker in honor of Pvt. Isom Petty Richarson on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Cockrum Cemetery, near Cardwell, Mo...
Veterans honored at Manila ceremony (11/13/12)
Veterans were honored at the annual Manila Veteran's Day ceremony held Sunday afternoon at the Herman Davis Monument. The opening prayer and welcome were given by Ray Dill of Manila. Dill, a Vietnam veteran, thanked all of the veterans and their families for participating in the program...
Manila art class creates Veterans tribute (11/13/12)
Manila art class creates tribute to Veterans Alesa Lea and her high school Art I and II classes created an art tribute to the Veterans to display in recognition of Veteran's Day. Lea said her Dad is a World War II Veteran of the Navy...
BIC students honor veterans (11/13/12)
The fourth, fifth and sixth grade classes at Buffalo Island Central West Elementary presented a "Thank You and a Promise" program Friday, Nov. 9, to honor area veterans. The students took charge of the entire program, that consisted of pledges, music, histories, and videos...
Veterans welcome to Manila Middle School (11/13/12)
"Freedom isn't free" was the message at Manila Middle School as they welcomed veterans Wednesday, Nov. 7, for a special ceremony. Veterans were greeted at the door by students offering a program and a show of gratitude for their service...
Monette Library Plans Food Drive (11/13/12)
During November and December Kohn Memorial Public Library is holding a food drive to help the folks in their community during the holiday season. Specifically, they are collecting jars of peanut butter and jelly. Branch Librarian Lisa Whitehead said it's important this time of year to help neighbors in the area...
Gordon Mote to perform at the Melody (11/13/12)
Bluegrass Gospel Music will be held at the Melody Theater in Leachville at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Melody Theater. Doors open at 6 p.m. Collier Ministries will present Gaither recording artist Gordon Mote of Brentwood, Tenn...
Manila Council to begin four year terms in 2013 (11/13/12)
Three Manila City council seats (Position 1) will start four year terms in January. The voters of Manila voted to extend the two year terms to four year terms on Nov. 16, 2009, which began this election...
Caraway Council passes resolutions (11/13/12)
Caraway City Council met Thursday, Nov. 8, and passed four resolutions, with the passage the garbage pick up ordinance on the second reading. Mayor Barry Riley read four new resolutions for consideration by the council. ...
Manila wins season opener over Mustangs (11/13/12)
Manila jumped on Buffalo Island Central early and rolled to a 69-36 victory, giving new head coach Lee Wimberley his first victory in senior boys basketball action Tuesday night at the Mustang Athletic Complex in Monette...
Lady Lions open season with pair of victories (11/13/12)
Manila's Lady Lions opened up the Mark Manchester era with a pair of victories last week in senior girls basketball action. Manila tipped off the basketball campaign with a 58-33 victory over Rector Monday night at Manila before handling Brookland, 51-43, Thursday night on the road, giving Manchester his first two victories as the new Lady Lion coach...
Lady Hounds run down Lady Mustangs with fourth quarter rally (11/13/12)
Marmaduke used a fourth quarter rally to knock off Buffalo Island Central 65-54 in an early season showdown between two of the top teams in the 2A-3 conference Thursday night at Marmaduke...
Manila Fourth grade football team undefeated (11/13/12)
Manila fourth grade football players went undefeated for the year with a record of 7-0. Pictured are, from left: front -- Matthew Rountree, Connor Jackson, Brayden Mattingly, Tanner Spencer, Austin Green, Carter Walker, Kaleb Waddell. Middle - Mario Olivas, Caleb Suiter, Connor Milligan, Zachary Morris, Brock Rolland, Chase Treadway, Calob Benham, Oscar Aguilar. ...
Manila Lions rally past Rebels 75-62 (11/13/12)
Manila outscored Riverside 28-14 in the fourth quarter to roar from behind, defeating the Rebels 75-62, in senior high basketball action Friday night at Manila. Riverside led after each of the first three quarters in building a 48-47 lead heading into the final frame. ...
Geneva Anthony Richards (11/13/12)
Geneva Anthony Richards, 71, of Cahokia, Ill., former Leachville area resident, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at the Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill. Born at Cash, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Roscoe Anthony and Edyth Skidmore Gilpatrick and was a 1959 graduate of Leachville High School. ...
Lanson Blake Melvin (11/13/12)
Lanson Blake Melvin, 84, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Friday Nov. 9, 2012, at Monette Manor Nursing Center in Monette. Born in Cumberland County, N.C., he was the son of the late Wayman and Hattie Horne Melvin and had been a longtime Indiana resident before moving to the Arbyrd area in 1973. ...
Caroline Leonora Lester (11/13/12)
Caroline Lenora Lester, 60, Leachville, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at St. Bernards Hospital. Born in Chicago, IL, Caroline spent most of her life in Leachville, AR. She is survived by husband John Lester; daughter Cathy Cater; sons, Kenneth and Ricky Lester, and daughter Tammy Timms. ...
Robert Lewis Davison (11/13/12)
Robert Lewis Davison, 78, of Manila, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Albert and Modene Fowler Davison, had lived most of his life in Manila and was a retired welder. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy McCain Davison, a brother, Lemoin Davison, and a sister, Grace Bunch...