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Stories from Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Local photographer supports CBS premiere (09/20/06)
LAWRENCE, KS -- Local photographer, Star Kiel of Manila, was a key player in a major press and publicity event created by CBS. To support the premiere of their new series, Jericho, CBS commissioned a 45 acre "earthwork" and then built a major press event around its unveiling...
ANC Leachville welcomes new staff (09/20/06)
Town Crier News Staff Beth Thompson, adult education coordinator for Arkansas Northeastern College (ANC), welcomed new staff members and announced the fall opportunities at ANC Leachville Branch. Sherryl Cooley is the new GED and WAGE (Workforce Alliance for Growth in the Economy) instructor...
Memories compiled into book (09/20/06)
The book, Learning Together at Last, is being given to the Manila Public Library by Wanda Whitney Fincher. Mrs. Fincher is the daughter of the late Woodroe and Billie Whitney of Manila. Fincher grew up in the Black Water Community as did both of her parents. Both Whitneys were great basketball players on the Black Water High School teams. They continued the love of basketball as they traveled to watch their daughters, Maxine Whitney Stegall and Wanda, shine on the court...
17th annual Chili Cook-Off set (09/20/06)
The Manila Lion Club will host the 17th annual Big Lake Chili Cook-Off on Saturday at the Depot. Entertainment, booths and a variety of homemade chili will be part of the day's activities. Entry fee for cooking teams is $20 and booth fee is $25. Trophies will be awarded for first, second and third place chili and showmanship. A people's choice trophy will be presented...
Rebels netters continue winning ways (09/20/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside continued their winning ways at the nets as the Rebels rolled to three victories last week in high school boys tennis while the Lady Rebels won one match and split another. Riverside began the week traveling to Walnut Ridge for a 6-2 victory. ...
Eagles defeat Lions 28-6 (09/20/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila's young Lions continued to fight and battle but once again came up short as Greene County Tech came away with a 28-6 victory in junior high football action Thursday night at Paragould. For the third straight week, the Lions got burned early for a touchdown. ...
Charles Stephen Jolliff (09/20/06)
Slidell, La. Charles Stephen "Steve' Jolliff, 58, of Slidell, La., formerly of Manila, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at his home. Born at Orange, N.J., he was the son of the late Dan B. Jolliff and grandson of the late Julia Cruise, W.W. Fowler Sr., Minnie Jane Short and Charles Jolliff Sr...
Barbara Gail Mitchell (09/20/06)
Bono Barbara Gail Mitchell, 46, of Bono, died Tuesday at her home. Born in Paragould she was the daughter of the late Thomas Manuel. She was an employee of the Catfish Cafe in Jonesboro and was of the Pentecostal faith. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Victoria Mitchell, a grandson, Calab Garner, her stepfather, Robert Kankelfitz, a sister, Sue Thrasher, and a brother, Johnny Manuel...
Mabel "Bood" Adams (09/20/06)
Lake City Mabel "Bood" Adams, 84, of Lake City died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at her residence. She was born in Black Oak and was a lifetime resident of Lake City. She was a homemaker and a member since 1943 of Prairie Missionary Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher and a church clerk secretary...
Troy Wayne Guiltner (09/20/06)
Monette Troy Wayne Guiltner, 62, of Monette, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006 at St. Bernards Medical Center. Born in Monette on Aug. 16, 1944, he had lived in Monette all of his life. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired cotton ginner from the Monette Co-op Gin...