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Stories from Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Caraway Search and Rescue Team has new storage facility (04/26/06)
The Caraway Search and Rescue Team have been busy filling their new storage facility with much needed equipment and supplies. "We are so pleased to have our new storage building," Director Jerry Stokes said. "we recently completed a 18 x 40 foot lean to addition on the south side of the 44 x 40 foot fire station. ...
Manila City Council approves RV park (04/26/06)
Topics of discussion at Manila City Council meeting April 17 included reviewing the budget, setting annual spring clean-up dates, weather radio sales, airport lighting grant, annexation update and approving a RV park in Manila. All council members were present for the meeting...
Football field/junior high building sites discussed (04/26/06)
Manila School Board met Thursday in regular session discussing sites for a practice football field, reviewing financials, passing a county disaster mitigation plan resolution, looking at policy changes/additions, consider maintenance issues, accepting a resignation, and renewing classified contracts...
WAGE training program underway at ANC (04/26/06)
Workforce Alliance for Growth in the Economy (WAGE) is a new program offered through Arkansas Northeastern College Adult education department. The WAGE classes are held at the ANC Burdette Center and taught by Sue Puckett. The program is free. It is geared for persons 18 years and older not enrolled in high school or college who are unemployed or under-employed...
Marked Tree outslugs Lady Rebels 19-12 (04/26/06)
Riverside pushed across 12 runs but it wasn't enough to stop Marked Tree as the Lady Indians piled up 19 runs of their own in dealing the Lady Rebels a 19-12 defeat in 3AA South softball action Monday afternoon at Marked Tree. Marked Tree took a 2-1 lead into the third inning only to see the Rebels score twice to grab a 3-2 lead, thanks to an RBI double by Sam Dunigan and a run scoring single off the bat of Katie Campbell. ...
Rebels secure spot in Regional Tourney with 11-1 defeat of Cross County (04/26/06)
Riverside entered Saturday's 3AA South District Tournament having won only three games all season. The Rebels can now make it four as Riverside mercy ruled Cross County 11-1 to advance to Monday's semi-finals while earning a berth in the upcoming Regional Tournament at Monette...
Manila Edges Blytheville 7-6 (04/26/06)
Manila pounded out 13 hits and came away with a 7-6 victory over Blytheville in non-conference action Monday afternoon at Blytheville. B.J. Stone went 2-4 and had three RBIs while Ross Malloy also went 2-4 and drove in one run to lead the Lions. Cody Wells and Michael Shedd picked up a pair of hits apiece while Frankie Cowgill, Chase Shelton, Luke McLaughlin, Chad Nunnally, and Kyle Evans all had one hit each...
Marmaduke knocks off BIC 12-11 in District Tournament (04/26/06)
Buffalo Island Central battled all the way back from an 11-1 deficit only to see Marmaduke come up with the game winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Greyhounds knocked off the Mustangs 12-11 to advance to the championship game of the 3AA North District Tournament Saturday at Walnut Ridge...
Taylor talks about past, looks to future (04/26/06)
This is the last of a three part series of The Town Crier's interview with Bill Taylor. In 21 years as a head coach, Buffalo Island Central's Bill Taylor has rung up an impressive overall record of 545-194. Taylor coached teams have won three state championships while appearing in 10 state tournaments. ...
Micah Cade Woodall - Lepanto (04/26/06)
Micah Cade Woodall, 17, of Lepanto died Friday, April 21, 2006, in an automobile accident near Marked Tree. He was valedictorian of his graduating class at EPC, a member of the Honor Society and FFA and played football. He attended Lepanto Church of God and First Baptist Church. His favorite hobbies were hunting and fishing...
Kenny Eugene Brandon - Leachville (04/26/06)
Kenny Eugene Brandon, 55, of Leachville, died Sunday, April 16, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Chicago, Ill., and had spent most of his life there before making his home in Leachville in 2002. He was an electrical engineer for Denso Manufacturing in Osceola and was a Baptist...
Katrinka Jane Storey Bounds (04/26/06)
Katrinka Jane Bounds, 57, of Paragould, formerly of Arbyrd, Mo., died Thursday, April 20, 2006, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. She wsa the wife of Jay Bounds of Paragould. She was the daughter of the late Noel Storey and had been a longtime Arbyrd resident before making her home in Paragould six years ago. She was the widow of Jerry Edgar and was of the Baptist faith...