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Stories from Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Monument to Craighead County fallen officers completed (09/05/06)
Town Crier News Staff Through the joint efforts of the community, members of the Craighead County Sheriff's Department, Foster's Monument, Inc., and the Craighead County road crew, a monument in honor of fallen officers of the sheriff's department has been erected...
Manila Council considers mosquito control (09/05/06)
Town Crier News Staff Tim A. Nelson, supervisor with Vector Disease Control, Inc. (VDCI) in Blytheville, addressed members of the Manila City Council at the meeting held Thursday. Manila Mayor Clifford Veach introduced Nelson who distributed pamphlets about the company and the work being done by VDCI...
Manila Lions plan 17th chili cook-off (09/05/06)
The Manila Lions Club met Wednesday making plans for the annual Big Lake Chili Cook-off scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23. The fund-raising event give residents of the community and the surrounding area an opportunity to enjoy a day of entertainment, a variety of homemade chili, arts and craft booths, bake sales, and other booths...
Caraway Fire Department awarded thermal imagery camera (09/05/06)
Town Crier News Staff The Caraway Volunteer Fire Department was awarded a thermal imagery camera earlier this month form Department of Homeland Security as part of the Commercial Equipment Direct Assistant Program (CEDAP). The program is designed to assist smaller communities in acquiring and using commercially available equipment to prevent, deter, and respond to terrorists attacks...
Rebels netters set to open tennis season (09/05/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside enjoyed another banner season in tennis in 2005, finishing as State Runner-up in team play while capturing the Class AA State Doubles Championship. Head Coach Terry Conner thinks the Rebels have an excellent chance of duplicating last year's feat...
Lions kick off football season (09/05/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff It's football time in Manila. Yes, I said Manila. After an absence of almost 30 years (1978), the Lions are once again throwing the pigskin and the whole town is in a frenzy. The Lions hit the field Aug. 22 with a jamboree in Rector. ...
Wayne Taylor Memorial Golf Tournament held in Manila (09/05/06)
The annual Wayne Taylor Memorial Golf Tournament was held Aug. 22, at the Big Lake Country Club in Manila. Twelve teams participated in the 3-person scramble, which included lunch and souvenir tee shirts. CenturyTel, Home Oxygen Care of Manila, First National Bank, Heritage Bank, Liberty Bank, SouthBank, Chapter AC PEO, and Farmers Market of Manila sponsored the tournament. ...
W.C. Hughes (09/05/06)
Dell W.C. Hughes, 84, of Dell died Aug. 25, 2006, in Blytheville. He was born in Chalybeate, Miss., to Willard C. and Maude McIntyre Hughes. Survivors include children, Jerry Hughes of Magness, Terry and Schery Hughes of St. Joseph, Mo., Sharon and Will Oliver of Brandon, Fla., Phyllis and Tim Myers of Blytheville; children's mother, Mildred Jones Hughes of Dell; brother, Willford Hughes of Chalybeate; sister, Loraine Hughes of Memphis; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Rev. Leondus Hull (09/05/06)
Florissant, Mo. Rev. Leondus Hull, born Sept. 16, 1928 in Monette, died Monday, July 17, 2006, in Florissant, Mo. He is survived by his wife, Claudia Shipman Hull; and daughters and sons-in-law, Pat and Tim Smith and Pam and Rev. Bruce Smith; and grandchildren, Ashley and Austin Smith...
Marjorie Lee Moore Pittman (09/05/06)
Stuttgart Marjorie Lee Moore Pittman, 81, of Stuttgart, formerly of Caraway, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in North Little Rock. Born in Agnos, Ark., on Sept. 17, 1924, she spent the majority of her life in the Caraway area as a homemaker before moving to Stuttgart a few years ago. She was a member of the Rowe's Chapel Baptist Church...
Alpha Mae Edge (09/05/06)
Marion Alpha Mae Edge, 90, of Marion, died Aug. 22, 2006, at Willowbend Nursing Home. She was a homemaker and a member of Blackwater Church of God. She is survived by four sons, William Julius Edge of West Memphis, Carl Richard Edge of Lake City, Ernest Lee Edge of Fayetteville, and Donald E. ...
Milford Lee "M.L." Cox (09/05/06)
Paragould Milford Lee "M.L." Cox, 75, of Paragould died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006. He was born on July 6, 1931, in Conway. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Shade and Mary Jane Cox; brothers, James and Lonnie Cox; and sister, Marie Bidwell...
Mabel Maxine Hamlett (09/05/06)
Columbus, Miss. Mabel Maxine Hamlett, 81, of Ethelsville, Ala., died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, in Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle at Columbus, Miss. Born May 4, 1925, at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Maude Long and the widow of the Rev. Roy Hamlett. She was a former resident of Columbus and had lived in Ethelsville for the past 25 years. She was of the Assembly of God faith...