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Stories from Monday, September 11, 2006

Manila golfer attends national academy (09/11/06)
Town Crier News Staff Manila tenth grade student Michael Shedd was chosen to attend The First Tee's annual Life Skills and Leadership Academy July 15-22. The event was held at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan. Participants in the week-long program were selected from The First Tee's golf learning facilities around the world...
Judge rules against adding names to Lake City ballot (09/11/06)
Second Judicial District Circuit Judge David Burnett ruled on Sept. 5 against placing three Lake City alderman candidates on the Nov. 7 ballot, citing the importance of complying with state election law. Attorney Arlon Woodruff represented Terry Chisnall, Ann Davis and Jeffery Wisham in a lawsuit to overturn County Clerk Nancy Nelms' decision to set aside the three petitions delivered to her office on Aug. 9 after the noon deadline...
50 year reunion unites Leachville classmates (09/11/06)
Town Crier News Staff The Leachville Class of 1956 celebrated its 50 year reunion at Leachville Community Center on Sept. 2, with 50 classmates and guests. The class is made up of students who attended elementary schools at Leachville, Boynton, Rocky, Pawheen, and Box Elder...
Area high school golfers advance to Regionals (09/11/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila, Buffalo Island Central and Riverside qualified several golfers last week for the upcoming Regionals. The Lions will send Michael Shedd, Chad Nunnally, Drew Warren, and Trey McCormick to the Regional Tournament. Shedd shot a one over par 73 to lead Manila to a third place finish in the AAA-3 District High School Golf Tournament last Friday at Victory Lake Golf Course in Corning. Nunnally fired an 86, while Warren and McCormick posted an 87 and 93 respectively...
Lions fall to Thuderbirds, 30-12 (09/11/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Rubin Hill broke off touchdown runs of 66 and 22 yards to lead the Cross County Thunderbirds to a 30-12 victory over Manila in junior high football action Thursday night at Cherry Valley. The young Lions, playing in their second game of the year, continued to improve, but couldn't stop Hill, who ran through and around the Manila defense for 187 yards on 17 carries, as the Lions fell to 0-2 on the season...
Tennis season underway for Rebels (09/11/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside renewed their intense tennis rivalry Monday afternoon with East Poinsett County when the two locked horns at Lepanto. Things looked good for the Rebels early when the number one doubles team of Jordan Adcock and Blake Barnes knocked off last year's Class AA State Runners-up, Justin Parnell and Steven Emerich. But the Warriors rallied, claiming five of the six singles matches to capture a 7-3 victory over the Rebels...
Mary Trude Davis (09/11/06)
Osceola Mary Trude Davis, 83, of Osceola, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at the South Mississippi County Regional Medical Center in Osceola. Born July 21, 1923, in Moundsville, Ala., to Newborn and Sarah Duncan Griffin, she was of the Baptist faith, a homemaker and a longtime area resident...
Lucille Bell (09/11/06)
Bono Lucille Bell, 85, of Bono died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She lived in Jonesboro most of her life and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was a member of the Needlecraft Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph "Pappy" Bell; her parents, James and Ina Battles; and a sister, Margaret Battles...
Willis Jackson Davis (09/11/06)
Monette Willis Jackson Davis, 84, of Monette, died Sept.5, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday at the Greene County Memorial Garden in Paragould with Gregg Funeral Home of Monette in charge...
Marcella Toombs (09/11/06)
Lake City Marcella Toombs, 82, formerly of Paragould, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. She was born on July 7, 1924, in Greene County. Mrs. Toombs was a homemaker and a member of Christ United Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons, Jerry Toombs Sr. ...
Katheryne Marie Nees (09/11/06)
Senath Katheryne Marie Nees, 53, of Senath, Mo., formerly of Hoxie, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2006, in Twin Rivers Medial Center in Kennett, Mo. She was born on Aug. 14, 1953, at Oklahoma City, the daughter of the late William and Rosetta Pickett Nees. She was disabled. She was of the Baptist faith...
Guy Hiram Meeker (09/11/06)
Leachville Guy Hiram Meeker, 91, of Leachville died Sept. 6, 2006, at his home. He was a retired farmer and a member of Leachville Second Baptist Church. Mr. Meeker is survived by his wife, Imogene Meeker of the home; two sons, Guy Meeker, Jr. of Hinesville, Ga., and "Butch" Bills of Freeport, Texas; two daughters, Lisa Buerkley of Wamego, Kan., and Tonya Morris of Woodby Island, Wash.; a sister, Bessie Master of Manila; 23 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren...
Wilda Amelia Hutton (09/11/06)
Manila Wilda Amelia Hutton, 73, of Manila, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Epter and Mae Ashabranner Davis, and was a lifelong resident. She retired after 35 years with the Mississippi County Equal Opportunity Commission. She was a graduate of Manila High School and was a member of the First United Methodist Church...
Jerry Ray Bland (09/11/06)
Trumann Jerry Ray Bland, 62, of Trumann died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired chief of police for the Trumann Police Department, where he served for 25 years. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church, Chiefs of Police Association, the Fraternal Order of Police and Trumann Masonic Lodge...
Wesley "Wes" Hicks (09/11/06)
Mountain Home Wesley "Wes" Hicks, 75, of Mountain Home died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006. The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Sept. 2 at Roller Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Michael Shy officiating. Mr. Hicks was born July 14, 1931, in Manila, to Joseph and Thelma Hicks. ...
Reba N. Hook (09/11/06)
Lake City Reba N. Hook, 80, of Lake City died at St. Bernards Medical Center Friday, Sept. 1, 2006. She was born in Calico Rock to Amos and Mary Gladys McSpadden Staggs. She married her husband of 58 years, Bill Hook, on July 24, 1945. She was a retired bookkeeper for Delta Farms of Lake City and a member of First Baptist Church in Lake City where she was a Sunday school teacher and a Bible study leader...