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Stories from Thursday, October 5, 2006

Sarah Master returns from Africa mission trip (10/05/06)
Town Crier News Staff Sarah Master of Manila returned from a mission trip to West Africa with a renewed sense of gratitude for her family and her country. Master is a 2002 graduate of Manila High School and a junior at Arkansas State University where she is working on a bachelor's degree in social work. She is a member of Manila First Baptist Church and the daughter of Donald and Vickie Master of Manila...
Grant provides Leachville with defibrillators (10/05/06)
Town Crier News Staff A grant through the Statewide Rural AED (Automatic External Defibrillators) Coalition has provided the Leachville area with two new AED machines. Teresa Johnson, coordinator for the Leachville First Responders, and Chief of Police Ken Womack wrote a grant application for the equipment in December on behalf of the fire department and First Responders...
Manila teachers work toward national board certification (10/05/06)
Town Crier News Staff Two Manila high school teachers, Tonia Eubanks and Leann Helms, have enrolled and started working toward National Board Certification, a symbol of professional teaching excellence. National Board Certification recognizes achievement, strengthens and reaffirms teaching strategies, adds credibility to the teaching profession, represents the professions highest standards, and positively impacts student learning. ...
Rebels stop Warrior winning streak with 4-2 victory (10/05/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside handed East Poinsett County their first regular season loss in five years when the Rebels downed the Warriors 4-2 in high school boys tennis action Monday afternoon, Sept. 25, at Lake City. EPC got a measure of revenge when the Lady Warriors knocked off the Lady Rebels, 4-1...
Trumann controls clock in 26-18 win over Manila (10/05/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Trumann didn't have the football the entire game, but it must have seemed that way to Manila, as the Wildkittens kept the ball over 25 of the 32 minutes played en route to a 26-18 victory over the improving Lions Saturday morning at Trumann...
Reuben Eugene Bowden (10/05/06)
Mio, Mich. Reuben Bowden, 74, of Mio, Mich., died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006, at Bortz Health Care in Rose City. He was born in Black Oak on Feb. 27, 1934. Family and close friends remember him for his lightning fast left-handed pitch with a baseball. He played for one of the St. Louis Cardinal farm teams before injuring his arm...
Pearl Biggers (10/05/06)
Jonesboro He was born on June 12, 1915, at Williford. She moved to the Black Oak area as a young girl and lived in Jonesboro for the past 46 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Nettleton Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Burnis Biggers; her parents, Perry and Della Fletcher Penter; two sisters, Margie Caroline Lea and Myrtle Lois Mitchell; and a brother, Homer Penter...
Lando Charles Moore (10/05/06)
Arbyrd Lando Charles Moore, 88, of Arbyrd died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, in Paragould. Born July 19, 1918, in Hollywood, Mo., he was a graduate of Arbyrd High School, a veteran of World War II and retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He married Jewel McCormack on Oct. 12, 1940...
Kenneth "He'Hi" McWhirter (10/05/06)
Manila Kenneth "He-Hi" McWhirter, 83, lifelong resident of Manila, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, after a long fight with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Charles and Maude Kilgore McWhirter who settled in Manila by way of covered wagon in 1912 from the Trimble, Tenn., area...
Lottie Veda Scott Mace (10/05/06)
Paragould Lottie Veda Scott Mace, 81, of Paragould died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at the Senath Nursing Home. Born in Cushman on Nov. 3, 1924, she lived in the Black Water community until she moved to Paragould. Ms. Mace finished the tenth grade at Black Water High School where she played basketball and softball. She finished her junior and senior years at Manila High School, graduating with the Class of 1944. Ms. Mace was the pianist for many years at the Blackwater Baptist Church...
Infant Kara Belle smith (10/05/06)
Bay Kara Belle Smith, infant daughter of Kevin and Jennifer Moore Smith, of Bay, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. In addition to her parents, she is survived by grandparents, Richard and Cindy Holiman of Jonesboro, Allen and Aliy Moore of Two Rivers, Alaska, and Larry and Virginia Smith of Manila...
Jack Herron (10/05/06)
Blytheville Jack Herron, 76, of Blytheville died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, at his home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired farm equipment mechanic. He leaves his children, Jackie Herron Jr., Jamie Herron and Lisa Murphy, all of Blytheville, and Roxanne McLevain of Manila; the mother of his children, Ann Chandler of Blytheville; five brothers; three sisters; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Louise Talley (10/05/06)
Jonesboro Louise Talley, 63, of Jonesboro died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, in St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born in Biggers and had lived all her life in the Jonesboro area. She was a member of Strawfloor Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Jessie Emmons; two sisters; a brother; and a son...
Dennis Bryan Cardin (10/05/06)
Leachville Dennis Bryan Cardin, 49, of Leachville, died Wednesday at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis. Born in Rolla, Mo., he was a former Florida and Louisiana resident. He was a certified electrician and had lived in Leachville since 1999. He is survived by his mother, Jo Ann Puckett Cardin of Leachville; his father, William Bryan Cardin of Ava, Mo.; two brothers, Donald Eugene Cardin, Sr., of Granite City, Ill., and Ronald Edward Cardin of Lake Hills, Texas; two half brothers, Bryan Cardin of Louisiana and David Cardin of Missouri; two half sisters, Debbie Query of Arkansas and Becky Miller of Missouri; two nieces and two nephews.. ...
Myrtle Thelma Farrar (10/05/06)
Manila Myrtle Thelma Farrar, 90, of Manila, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Sept. 6, 1915, in Booneville, Miss., she was a homemaker and a member of West Ridge Baptist Church where she served as pianist...