[Nameplate] Light Rain ~ 46°F  
High: 49°F ~ Low: 46°F
Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, October 20, 2004

By NAN SNIDER Town Crier News Staff (10/20/04)
The Buffalo Island Central School Board met on Monday evening, October 11, in the office of Superintendent George Edd Holland. Personnel were chosen to fill six positions and included: Bug Club, East Elementary, Terry Selby, Faith Rolland, Lisa Turner, and Migrant Bug, Debbie King; Bug Club, West Elementary, Lynda Taylor, Regina Welch, Karen McClelland, and Migrant Bug Club, Phyllis Moxley; Custodian West gymnasium, Jill Gadberry Hurt; concession West Gymnasium, Kelly Russell;...
By NAN SNIDER Town Crier News Staff (10/20/04)
The Caraway City Council met Monday evening, Oct. 11, and worked through a short agenda. The Christmas Parade was set for Saturday, Dec. 11.The council discussed progress of work being done on sewer extensions. "We are about 67 percent finished now and hope to get finished by January," Mayor Joe South said. ...
Big Lake to host National Wildlife Day Saturday (10/20/04)
Manila Farmers Market recently donated canoes to Friends of Big Lake. The canoes will be on display at the National Wildlife Day scheduled for Saturday. The third annual Big Lake National Wildlife Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is open to the public. Melvin Browning with Friends of Big Lake expressed his appreciation to Farmers Market for the donation...
By TRENT FLETCHER Town Crier Sports Staff (10/20/04)
The Riverside tennis team will be sending three players to this week's state tournament in Little Rock. The boy's number one doubles team of Tyler Timms and Blake Barnes qualified for state tournament play by finishing as the district tournament runners up this past week in Jonesboro...
Bettie L. Chronister - Lake City (10/20/04)
Bettie L. Chronister, 77, of Lake City, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. A native of Sikeston, she worked for more than 20 years at American Electric Co. in Jonesboro. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and was a volunteer with St. Bernards Auxiliary...
Virgil Melvin Thompson - Tennessee (10/20/04)
Virgil Melvin Thompson, 80, of Algood, Tenn., formerly of Manila, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at the Master's Health Care Center in Algood. Born at Pangburn, he was the son of the late Tommy and Mary Moody Thompson and had lived most of his life in the Little Rock area...
Agnes Christine May - Monette (10/20/04)
Agnes Christine May, 83, of Monette died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Biggers, she was a homemaker and member of Brush Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Dewayne May of Manila and Franklin May Jr. ...
Lillie Irene Jackson - Milligan Ridge (10/20/04)
Lillie Irene Jackson, 87, of the Milligan Ridge Community, near Manila, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Batesville, she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Ora Wright Hicks and had been a resident of Milligan Ridge since 1938. She was a member of the Milligan Ridge Missionary Baptist church...
Gregory Hellinghausen - Caraway (10/20/04)
Gregory Hellinghausen, 44, of Caraway died Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Shreveport, La., he had lived in Caraway for the last 10 years. He worked as a sales representative for Grainger Co. and was a member of Milligan Ridge Baptist Church...
Joe Griffin - Lake City (10/20/04)
Joe Griffin, 77, of Lake City died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Lake City, he lived at Jonesboro before moving back to Lake City five years ago. He was retired from General Electric in Jonesboro and was a member of First United Methodist Church at Lake City. He was an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion. He also was a 32nd degree Mason...
Rose Imogene "Jeanne" Carlson - Leachville (10/20/04)
A memorial service for Rose Imogene "Jeanne" Carlson, 79, of Leachville, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Howard Funeral Chapel in Leachville. Mrs. Carlson died Sept. 15, 2004. Mrs. Carlson's niece, Marsha McGaughy, will deliver the eulogy. The family has asked that memorials be made to the Marshall Conner Endowment Fund, c/o Ken Hoppe, 100 College Dr., Paragould, AR...
Thomas Harold Brimhall - Jonesboro (10/20/04)
Thomas Harold Brimhall, 62, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Milan, Tenn., he was the son of the late Thomas and Evelyn Campbell Brimhall. He was a long-time Forrest City resident before moving to Jonesboro 12 years ago...
Henry D. Barringer - Williford (10/20/04)
Henry D. Barringer, 69, of Williford, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. A retired custodial worker for a number of school districts in the Aurora, Ill., area, he was a Mason and a member of the Caraway Masonic Lodge for 46 years and the Sunbeam Lodge in Plano, Ill. He was of the Church of Christ belief...
Lyda I. VanHorn - Wilburn (10/20/04)
Lyda I. VanHorn, 84, of Wilburn died Oct. 12, 2004 at South Ridge Village Nursing Home in Heber Springs. She was born at May 19, 1920, at Hornersville, Mo. She was a member of United Pentecostal Church in Pocahontas. Survivors include five daughters, Mamie Brielmaier of Edwardsburg, Mich., Ruth Rogers of Leachville, Velma Wyatt of Memphis, Rosie Hill of Wilburn and Margie Stephens of Mountain View, Mo.; a stepdaughter, Donna Sue Wright of Elk Hart, Ind.; 20 grandchildren and several great and great-great-grandchildren.. ...