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Stories from Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Teaching has its own rewards (11/23/05)
Wayne Marshall of Manila retired as Manila junior high principal in 1993. His career had spanned 35 years working in the classroom and serving as principal. He also was principal at Armorel for seven years. "As I think back, I've been fortunate," Marshall said. ...
Dennis Parten named Physician of the Year (11/23/05)
Dr. Dennis D. Parten received the Home Care Association of Arkansas' Physician of the Year award in a ceremony in Little Rock on Thursday. Parten is a family practice physician in Monette. He is also on staff at St. Bernards Medical Center and also serves as the medical director of nursing homes in Manila, Lake City, and Monette...
BIC board tours learning center (11/23/05)
The Buffalo Island Central board of directors toured the new distance learning center at the high school, before meeting to hire personnel to staff the Step-Up and Migrant/Lep programs and electing new board officers at the board meeting Monday night, Nov. 14...
Nanci Rauls enjoying new career (11/23/05)
Town Crier News Staff Nanci Rauls of the Buckeye Community is well known in the area as "the antique lady." She is the owner of Antiques, Etc. "Antiques & Architectural Salvage." She grew up in Meridian, Miss., where she gained an accounting background. She worked for Lockheed Aircraft in Meridian for seven years. When she was younger, she taught dancing including ballot, tap, and tumbling. She loved riding and showing horses...
Bay shocks Rebels 54-53 in overtime (11/23/05)
Town Crier Sports Staff When 6'7" sophomore Glen Graham nailed an 18 foot jumper with seven seconds left in overtime, it looked as though Riverside had pulled out a Homecoming victory over Bay. But the Yellowjackets had other ideas, as junior guard Garrett Bollinger raced the length of the floor before dishing off to junior forward Justin Hager, who just beat the buzzer with a reverse lay-up, stunning the Rebels 54-53, sending Jacket fans pouring onto the court to celebrate their improbable victory Friday night at Lake City.. ...
Lady Mustangs stun Piggott in double overtime thriller (11/23/05)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central's Lady Mustangs used two buzzer beaters to win a 68-59 double overtime thriller over Piggott in 3AA North Conference action Monday night at Piggott. The Lady Mustangs trailed by two with just seconds left in regulation when Kasey Garrett sank a buzzer beater with her toe on the three point line, forcing the first overtime. ...
Mustangs roll to two Conference victories (11/23/05)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central continued their early season victory binge by blowing out two more 3AA North Conference opponents in Senior High Boys action last week. The Mustangs began the week with a 69-44 rout of Marmaduke before rolling over Piggott 70-48...
Junior Lions down EPC 48-29 (11/23/05)
Manila Junior Lions defeated East Poinsett County 48-29 Thursday at Manila in the only Manila boys' action of the week. The win gave them a 5-3 record for the year. Jonathan Rose led the Lions with 19 points followed by Frankie Cowgill 9, Luke McLaughlin 5, Michael Shedd 5, Kyle Evans and Blake Wheeler 4 each and Kenny Rowan 2. Shedd pulled down 10 rebounds for the game...
Lady Rebels Improve to 7-2 (11/23/05)
Town Crier Sports Staff The Riverside Lady Rebels split a pair of non-conference games last week, losing to East Poinsett County 60-39 Monday night at Caraway before bouncing back to trounce Gosnell 80-31 Thursday night at Gosnell. Sophomore Kasey Davis poured in a career high 21 points to lead the Lady Rebel onslaught against Gosnell. ...
Mildred Turnbow - Blytheville (11/23/05)
Mildred "Bill" Turnbow, 79, of Blytheville, formerly of Leachville, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late William Robert and Ruth Aaron and had been a longtime Leachville resident where she and her husband owned and operated Turnbow Grocery for many years before making their home in Blytheville...
Ruby Lee Crowell - Leachville (11/23/05)
Ruby Lee Crowell, 92, of Leachville, widow of Russ Crowell, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, at Great River Medical center in Blytheville. Born at Huff (near Batesville), she was the daughter of Joseph and Mattie Sheffer and had been a Leachville resident since 1936. She was a farmer's wife, a homemaker and member of the Leachville First Baptist Church...
Hershell Roy Cleghorn - Monette (11/23/05)
Hershell Roy Cleghorn, 61, of Monette, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Mr. Cleghorn was born in Monette and lived in Monette for the past two years. Previously, he lived in Holland, Mich. He retired form Flint Ink Co. as a production worker and was of the Assembly of God belief. He was a member of BIC Classic Car Club...
Jay VanKirk - Lake City (11/23/05)
Jay VanKirk, 59, of Lake City died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at his home. He was born in South Bend, Ind., and had lived most of his life in the Lake City area. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl VanKirk of the home; two sons, Steven VanKirk of Swifton and Chris VanKirk of Davenport, Iowa; his mother, Addie VanKirk of Lake City; three brothers, Gerald VanKirk and John VanKirk, both of Lake City, and Ray VanKirk of Davenport; and two sisters, Pricilla Sokell and Martha Irwin, both of Three Rivers, Mich.. ...
Billy Gene Peterson - Leachville (11/23/05)
Billy Gene Peterson, 71, of Leachville died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005, at his home in Manila. Born at Denton, he was the son of the late John and Opal Turnbow Peterson and had lived most of his life in Holland, Mich., before returning to Northeast Arkansas in 1981. He was the widower of Bertha McDaniel Peterson, a retired employee of Scott Manufacturing in Michigan and a member of the Second Baptist Church in Leachville...