The Manchester Enterprise: News

Community Shows Support for Hima PO

Dozens gathered at the Hima Post Office Thursday night in an effort to save it from closing.


The United States Postal Service announced earlier this year that the Horse Creek community post office was in consideration for closing.

Members of the community who rely on the post office’s services met with Area Manager Mike Thompson to plead their case.

“Projections for the future are bleak. Post Offices are facing a major economic crisis. We’ve seen a $43 billion decline in the last five years, and another 20 percent decline in the next four,” said Thompson.

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Allen Takes World Title in Dallas Dragster Competition

Clay County’s 14-year-old Kaley Allen took the first place title at the American Drag Racing League World Finals’ Pro Junior Dragster.

This year marks a successful first year in racing for the young dragster, who is a freshman at Clay County High School.


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Team Sonya Day Set for November 8

 The Clay County community is asked to come together for Team Sonya Day on Tuesday.

Sonya Brown Dezarn, 36, of Manchester will be having a bone marrow transplant on Tuesday to continue combating leukemia.

For the past few weeks, hundreds of Team Sonya t-shirts and rubber-band bracelets have been bought in an effort to aid Dezarn with her transplant.

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Hibbard Succumbs to Cancer

A well-known Manchester lady was laid to rest Sunday, after succumbing to a battle with cancer last week.

Juanita C. Hibbard, 70, passed away at her home Wednesday.

Juanita worked for more than 45 years at Pat’s Pool Room, and was a staple to one of Manchester’s oldest and most recognized restaurants.

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Paces Creek Swears Off Drugs for Red Ribbon Week


Paces Creek Elementary students had “Paws Off Drugs Day” Friday, in conclusion of their Red Ribbon Week, meant to raise awareness for drugs. The kids all dressed in yellow and black to show their school spirit and determination to not do drugs! Students dressed in all black Monday, in an effort to “Black Out Drugs”. Students dawned all camouflage Tuesday for “Be All You Can Be, Don’t Use Drugs”, and on Wednesday, they wore hats for “Use Your Head – Don’t Use Drugs”. Thursday was “We’re Too Cool for Drugs”, where all the students wore sunglasses.

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