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Stories from Tuesday, January 8, 2013

John Tune turns 100 (01/08/13)
John Tune of Manila turned 100 years old Sunday, Jan. 6. He was born Jan. 6, 1913 in Keyesport, Ill. He came to Arkansas with his family in a team and wagon making about 25 miles a day...
Drug arrest made in Caraway (01/08/13)
Caraway Police Officer Kevin Tucker arrested Jeremy Taylor, 35, of Osceola, at approximately 9:10 a.m. Jan. 1. According to the police report, Officer Tucker made contact with the subject at the intersection of County Road 861 and State Highway 158. ...
The Bradfords to sing in Leachville (01/08/13)
The Collier Ministries will host its next gospel concert on Saturday, January 19, (3rd Saturday)at Leachville 1st Baptist Church. Preshow starts at 6:30 with Pee Wee Thomas and Bill Perry of Leachville...
Manila School board hires Bill Taylor (01/08/13)
Coach Bill Taylor will be returning to Manila for the second semester of the school year. The Manila School board met in special session Thursday, Jan. 3, and immediately went into executive session to discuss personnel...
Raiders outslug Lions in NEA boys final (01/08/13)
Nettleton was able to control the tempo and went on to ring in the New Year with a 41-37 victory over Manila in the Division II boys finals of the NEA Tournament Dec. 31 at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
Lady Lions drop heartbreaker in OT to top seeded Marmaduke (01/08/13)
Manila took top seeded Marmaduke to the brink, but came up just short in overtime, dropping a heartbreaking 50-49 decision to the Lady Greyhounds, Saturday, Dec. 29, in the semifinals of the NEA Tournament at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
Lady Mustangs defeat conference rival Marmaduke 61-50 to claim NEA Title (01/08/13)
Buffalo Island Central used a big second quarter to surge past Marmaduke for a 61-50 victory in the championship game of the NEA Tournament's Girls Division II bracket New Year's Eve at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
Big catch (01/08/13)
This 45 pound flathead fish was caught Jan. 3 by Kenny Garrett (right) in Monette while pole fishing. Also pictured is his very proud father, Ratt Garrett. Ratt wants Kenny to have a big fish fry at the Garrett shop on Superbowl Sunday!...
Lowell Estes Polston (01/08/13)
Lowell Estes Polston, 68, of Manila, went to be with his Lord, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. Born at Strawberry, Ark., he was the son of the late Ozzie and Nola Kirk Polston, a 1963 graduate of Manila High School, and served in the U.S. ...
Marie Malinda Martin (01/08/13)
Mrs. Marie Malinda Martin, age 81, of Manila, passed from this life Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born at St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Gottlieb and Esther Orth Albrecht and the widow of Mr. Marvin Martin. She lived most of her life in Manila and was of the Baptist Faith...
Linda Gail Doyle (01/08/13)
Linda Gail Doyle, 72, of Marion, Ark., died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Memphis, Tenn. Linda was a retired teacher in the West Memphis Public School system and passionately involved with the General Education Diploma Program with the Mid-south Community College of West Memphis. She was a member of the Marion United Methodist Church...
Fern Kirksey (01/08/13)
Fern Kirksey, a previous long-time resident of Monette, left her struggles of this earth behind Sunday afternoon and went to an eternal peace with Jesus. Fern had lived in Huntsville, Ala., with her son and his family since the mid-1980s and enjoyed an active and full life there until her struggle with Alzheimer's slowed her down a few years ago. ...
Donnie Ray Hall (01/08/13)
Donnie Ray Hall, age 66, of Monette, died Saturday Dec. 29, 2012, at his home. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late Don Wesley and Ruby Smith Hall and had been a Manila resident for most of his life...