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Stories from Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Manila annexation plans underway (09/28/05)
Annexation, street paving, the purchase of a new garbage truck and the construction of a new fire station were among the topics discussed at the Manila city council meeting on Monday night. All council members, Gaylon Gammill, Dean Cherry, Dwight Booth, Larry "Whiz" Davis, Linda Donovan and Leroy Douglas, were present...
Duck banding project competed at Big Lake (09/28/05)
Town Crier News Staff A wood duck banding project was recently completed at Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge. It was a cooperative effort through the Arkansas Game and Fish and U.S. Fish and Wildlife and volunteers. Working on the joint project were James Foster and Kent Wagner with the Arkansas Game and Fish and Big Lake Refuge Manager Jeremy Bennett and biological technician Aaron Mize. ...
BIC Lady Golfers win district (09/28/05)
The Buffalo Island Central Ladies' Golf Team won first place in District on Sept. 13. The tournament was held at Thunder Bayou in Gosnell. Members of the team include Nan Lee Bridges, Katie Olive, Landra Barrett and Tiffany Parker. Nan Lee Bridges was medalist for the tournament...
Rebel netters suffer first defeat of season (09/28/05)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside saw their unbeaten streak in boys tennis end Thursday afternoon as undefeated East Poinsett County rolled into Lake City and came away with a 6-3 victory over the Rebels. Riverside came into the match having won their first two matches of the week, defeating Walnut Ridge and Piggott in conference action, before the Warriors scalped the Rebels in non-conference action behind the strong play of their doubles teams...
C.C. "Pete" Beasley (09/28/05)
Jonesboro C.C. "Pete" Beasley, 81, of Jonesboro died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005, at his residence. He had lived in Jonesboro for the past 30 years, moving to the city from Prattville, Ala. Beasley was a World War II Army veteran and a retired salesman for W&A Manufacturing Co. in Pine Bluff. He was a member of Northside Church of Christ...
Curtis C. Duncan (09/28/05)
Mr. Curtis C. Duncan, 83, of Dell, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005, at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born March 26, 1922, in Spruce Pine, Ala., to Maxie Elmo and Flossie Drucella Garrett Duncan, he had been an area resident for most of his life and...
Susan Leona McCoy (09/28/05)
Monette Susan Leona McCoy, 38, of Monette, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Dumas, she had been a Monette resident for most of her life and was a 1985 graduate of Buffalo Island Central High School. She later attended Arkansas State University and was a former employee of Quebecor World Press in Jonesboro...
Jerry Don Mason (09/28/05)
Paragould Jerry Don Mason, 47, of Paragould died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005, at his residence. Born at Paragould, he was a truck driver and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Merenia Mason of the home; a stepson, Robert Thigpen of Paragould; two stepdaughters, Merenia Crocker of Paragould and Leila Thigpen of Pine Bluff; his father and stepmother, Clinton and Essie Mason of Arbyrd; a sister, Retha Ladyman of Paragould; and seven grandchildren...
Geraldine Davis - Beebe (09/28/05)
Geraldine Davis, 71, of Beebe, formerly of Blytheville, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2005, at Arkansas Central Hospital in Searcy. Born at Blytheville, she was a homemaker and a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, David Davis, of Manila; a daughter, Vickie Trejo of Blytheville; a brother, Carl W. Young of Blytheville; three sisters, Barbara Stalcup of Beebe, Cynthia Barnett of Iuka, Miss., and Jackie Latch of Corinth, Miss.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren...
Allen Barnes (09/28/05)
Goobertown Allen Barnes, 58, of Goobertown died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, he lived most of his life in the Jonesboro-Paragould area. He was a retired welder with Peerless Manufacturing of Paragould and was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War...