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Stories from Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Caraway Christmas parade dedicated to Bill Foster (12/04/12)
The Caraway 2012 Christmas Parade was held Saturday, Dec. 1, in memory of Bill Foster. Foster was a long time member of the Caraway Lions Club and had been in charge of organizing the Caraway Christmas Parade for several years. ...
Manila's 2012 parade honored veterans (12/04/12)
It was a red, white and blue parade with flags flying at the Manila 2012 Christmas parade honoring veterans. It seemed to be a record crowd to watch the floats, motorcycles, 4-wheelers, walkers, three marching bands, color guard, a military convoy, antique vehicles, tractors, police vehicles, rescue vehicles, fire trucks, Big Lake Refuge air boat, members of the Herman Davis Post 197, horses, and more that took part in the Manila parade held Saturday, Dec. ...
Manila Lions serve pancakes (12/04/12)
It took 60 pounds of flour, 36 dozen eggs, 120 pounds of bacon, 80 pounds of sausage and 90 bottles of syrup to serve 1,800 pancakes to the large crowd attending the Manila Lion Club pancake supper. Approximately 800 people attended the supper...
Jamey Carter, new DARE Officer (12/04/12)
Deputy Jamey Carter with the Craighead County Sheriff's Department is the new DARE officer for area schools. DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is a drug awareness program taken to the classrooms. Deputy Carter works with fifth grade students in five school districts on seven campuses including Riverside East and West and Buffalo Island Central East and West...
Veach remains Arkansas Farm Bureau leader (12/04/12)
Randy Veach and Rich Hillman will continue as president and vice president, respectively, of Arkansas Farm Bureau following their re-election Friday. Delegates also re-elected seven board members during the final day of the organization's 78th Annual Convention at the Hot Springs Convention Center...
Lake City Council works through busy agenda (12/04/12)
Mayor Jon Milligan presided at the Nov. 26 Lake City Council meeting with Aldermen Harold Barker, Tommy Eakins, Ann Davis, Jeffery Wisham, Danny Dunigan and Brenda Hutcheson present. Also present was Linda Simpson, city clerk...
Lady Blazers spoil Manila's bid for Gerald Jennings title (12/04/12)
Ashley Guthrie poured in a game high 33 points to lead Valley View to a 62-54 victory over Manila in the finals of the Gerald Jennings Tournament Saturday night at Armorel, handing the Lady Lions their first loss of the season...
Manila picks up key conference victory over Seminoles (12/04/12)
Manila led from start to finish over Osceola as the Lions defeated the Seminoles 56-47 in 3A-3 conference action Friday night at Manila. The Seminoles made a second half charge and cut the lead to one, but Brady Jones and Scott Eubanks came up with key buckets while the Lions clamped down defensively when they needed to the most to hold on for a key conference victory...
Mustangs fall to Concord in White County Tournament finals (12/04/12)
Buffalo Island Central came up short in the finals of the White County Invitational Tournament, dropping a 71-43 decision to Concord Saturday night at Providence. BIC (10-7) was led by Nick Bollinger who scored 16 points while Austin Pike added 14...
Qualls' three pointer lifts BIC to fourth straight White County Tournament title (12/04/12)
Cassidy Qualls drilled a three pointer with 30 seconds to go to propel the Lady Mustangs to their fourth consecutive White County Invitational Tournament championship with a 59-58 victory Saturday night over Pangburn...
Lady Rebels claim key conference win at Rector (12/04/12)
Riverside's Lady Rebels traveled to Rector Monday night and came away with a big 2A-3 conference victory, defeating the Lady Cougars 54-49. The Lady Rebels jumped ahead 15-10 after the first quarter and held a 26-19 halftime lead. Riverside held a 38-34 advantage heading into the final period of play and outscored Rector 17-13 in the fourth quarter to hang on for the win...
Rebels fall twice in senior basketball (12/04/12)
Riverside fell to Rector 69-56 in 2A-3 conference action before bowing out of the Williams Baptist College Tournament 58-49 at the hands of Pocahontas last week. The Rebels trailed Rector 17-13 after the first quarter before taking a 31-30 halftime edge. The Cougars rallied in the third period to grab a 52-43 lead heading into the final frame...
First Tee: Girl Scouts Edition (12/04/12)
First Tee of Northeast Arkansas and Girl Scouts have partnered to bring girls in grades 4th-8th a chance to build character and life-enhancing values through the game of golf! Interested girls do not have to be a member of Girl Scouts. Please join us to learn more and sign up for this awesome program:...
Bobby Wayne Wright (12/04/12)
Bobby Wayne Wright, 66, of Corpus Christie, Texas, passed from this life at his home in Corpus Christie, Nov. 12, 2012. He was born in Leachville on Dec. 11, 1945, to Helen R. ...
Lawrence Dwayne Whitley (12/04/12)
Mr. Lawrence Dwayne Whitley, 55, departed this life Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. He was born April, 18, 1957, in Black Oak, Ark., the son of Lawrence Bishop Whitley and Leona Hill Whitley. Wayne was a farmer and co-owner of the Black Oak Gin. ...
Naida Fulford (12/04/12)
Mrs. Naida Olean Fulford, 89, of Paragould, former longtime Cardwell, Mo., resident, passed from this life Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at the BelleMeade Nursing Center in Paragould. Born at Arbyrd, she was the daughter of the late B.H. Hassell and Bertha Rylee Carter and had lived most of her life in Cardwell. She was a homemaker and a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Paragould...
Lucille Bell (12/04/12)
Lucille Bell, 87, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Monette Manor. She was born June 25, 1925, at Black Oak to the late Floyd and Anna Bolton Smith. Mrs. Lucille was a homemaker and a member of the Mangrum Church of Christ. She enjoyed yard work, her farmland and her grandchildren...