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Stories from Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Miss. Co. producer meetings, pesticide applicator training dates (11/27/12)
This year we are changing the format of our county production meetings. Many of our producers and consultants have asked about variety/hybrid updates earlier than our normal production meeting times. Instead of a general production update, three variety/hybrid update meetings have been planned by the U of A, Division of Agriculture, Mississippi County Extension Service. ...
Caraway Council OKs employee bonuses (11/27/12)
A special called Caraway council meeting was held at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, to discuss employee year-end bonuses. Mayor Barry Riley asked the council to reconsider giving the city employees a bonus. Council members discussed selling city materials for scrap metal and apply the revenue to bonuses...
Farmers in the Dell Relay team sponsors home tour (11/27/12)
The Farmers in the Dell Relay for Life team is sponsoring its ninth annual Christmas Tour of Homes from 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. The Blytheville homes of Bill and Carol Copeland (1043 Main Street), Bart and Debbie Dixon (607 Emory Lane), and Matt and Kesha Smith (1809 Westgate) and Howard and Laura Kelley (401 Penny) in Gosnell will be on the tour this year...
Manila Middle FBLA donates canned goods (11/27/12)
Members of the Manila Lions Club, Tom Jaco and Dovie Sawyer, collected canned food donated by the Middle School students. The Manila Middle School FBLA sponsors the food drive each year to help the Lions Club fill the Goodfellow baskets distributed at Christmas...
Manila Lions Plan pancake supper (11/27/12)
Manila Lions Club met Wednesday at the Depot Center discussing plans for the annual pancake supper which is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1. Lion Randy Frakes will make signs for the event which will be held at the school cafeteria. ...
Riverside Rebel Basketball Roundup (11/27/12)
Bay's Tyson Oliver poured in a game high 33 points to lead the Yellowjackets to a 68-60 victory over Riverside in senior boys basketball Monday night at Bay. Oliver drained five three pointers on the night as the Yellowjackets defeated the Rebels for the second time this season. ...
Mustangs race to undefeated week (11/27/12)
Buffalo Island Central picked up a pair of victories in a holiday shortened week of basketball action. The Mustangs knocked off McCrory 54-43 Monday night on the road before downing Midland 65-57 Tuesday night at Monette...
Lady Lions stay undefeated with victory over Gosnell (11/27/12)
Manila broke open a close game, outscoring Gosnell 26-11 in the second quarter, and went on to post a 74-49 victory in senior girls basketball action Monday night at Manila. The 5-0 Lady Lions held a slim 11-9 edge after the first period but began the second quarter with a 13-4 run. ...
Barry Roger Wooldridge (11/27/12)
Mr. Barry Roger Wooldridge, 50, of Caraway, Ark., died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at his home after a brave battle with cancer. Mr. Wooldridge was born Dec. 13, 1961, in Colorado to the late John Wooldridge. ...
Wayne Kirk (11/27/12)
James Wayne Kirk, 65, of Navarre, Fla., former northeast Arkansas resident, passed from this life, Tuesday Nov. 20, 2012, at the Covenant Hospice in Pensacola. Born at Blytheville, he had lived in Lilburn, Mo., as a child and was a U.S. ...