The Town Crier Headlines News from the The Town Crier newspaper in Manila, Arkansas en-us Manila School Board accepts good audit report Members of the Manila School Board accepted the 2015-2016 audit report at the April 20 meeting. Superintendent Pam Castor said she was pleased to report there was no findings. Board President Tracey... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:52:44 -0500 BIC School Board expresses construction concerns The Buffalo Island Central School District held its regularly scheduled board meeting Thursday evening to discuss agenda items ranging from construction updates, student recognition, selection of... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:46:55 -0500 Manila photographer wins Young Artist Competition Alyssa Smith, a junior at Manila High School, recently won The Arkansas Governors Young Artist Competition. Her work will hang in the Governor's Mansion from April 12 until May 13. The newly formed... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:43:31 -0500 Leachville Council talks police, park matters Councilwoman Ethel Hetler presided over the April Leachville City Council meeting Monday night since Mayor Ralph Wells was unable to attend. All council members were present, along Ruth Ann Keith,... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:36:26 -0500 BIC's four-run rally stuns Armorel Buffalo Island Central scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, breaking a 3-3 tie, as the Mustangs downed Armorel 7-3 in high school baseball action Thursday afternoon at Monette. Gavin... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:53:34 -0500 Lady Lions run rule Piggott It took just five innings for the Lady Lions to dispose of Piggott 14-1 Friday afternoon at Manila. The Lady Lions scored four times in both the first two innings and added three runs in the third... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:48:43 -0500 Lady Rebels clip Marked Tree, fall to Westside and Brookland Riverside played three games in high school softball last week, defeating Marked Tree 8-2 Monday on the road before losing a 16-11 slugfest to Westside Tuesday and closing the week with a 15-0 loss... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:46:58 -0500 Sweatman no-hits West Memphis on Senior Day Brett Sweatman celebrated Senior Day by hitting and pitching Manila to a 10-0 victory over West Memphis Friday afternoon at Lion Field. Sweatman was the star at both the plate and on the mound,... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:39:08 -0500 Rebels clinch conference title with 5-4 win over Westside Riverside clinched the 3A-4A blended conference baseball championship with a 5-4 victory over Westside Tuesday at Lake City. The Rebels scored a run in the first inning on Larry Tilley’s RBI single,... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:34:04 -0500 Mrs. Stewart turns 100 Laverta Carmack Stewart celebrated her 100th birthday on April 14 with dinner at the Brick Oven in Paragould surrounded by family and friends. Mrs. Stewart was married to the late Landon Stewart for... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:19:06 -0500 BIC West enjoys visit from Justin Logan with KAIT The second graders at Buffalo Island Central West Elementary enjoyed a visit from Justin Logan with KAIT-8 weather. He taught the students about hail, sleet, snow and thunderstorms. Mr. Justin did... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:01:24 -0500