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Stories from Thursday, October 26, 2006

New fire station in Manila's near future (10/26/06)
Town Crier News Staff Manila City Council members passed a resolution Monday evening stating the city accepted grant funds which would not exceed $85,000 and would take all actions necessary to complete the proposed fire station project. "We have heard from everyone on the grant," Manila Mayor Clifford Veach said. "A lot of work has been done between Rural Development and me since the last meeting."...
Proposed salary increases presented to Manila School Board (10/26/06)
Town Crier News Staff Manila School Board President Tony Crowell called the Thursday meeting to order and asked board members and guests to observe a moment of silence in honor of Carol Benson. Mrs. Benson, a retired teacher at Manila, died Tuesday morning...
Delight rallies past BIC 74-71 in Joe V. Jones Tipoff Classic (10/26/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central began defense of their Class AA State Championship by building a 19 point first half lead over Delight, only to watch the Bulldogs stage an improbable second half rally as they knocked off the Mustangs 74-71 Thursday night in the Joe V. Jones Tipoff Classic at Monette...
Riverside downs Marmaduke and Armorel (10/26/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside got off to a hot start to the 2006-2007 basketball season with a pair of victories over Marmaduke and Armorel last week in senior boys action. The Rebels won their season opener with a 75-53 shellacking of the Greyhounds Thursday night at Marmaduke before rolling over Armorel 70-44 in their home opener Friday night at Caraway...
Rebels finish as State runnersup (10/26/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff So close, yet so far. The Riverside doubles team of Jordan Adcock and Glen Graham came within an eyelash of winning the Rebel's second straight state doubles title, but came up just short as the Crowley's Ridge Academy duo of Jeremy Cohen and Jonathan Huggins teamed for a 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (9-7) victory in the finals of the Class AA State Tournament Tuesday night at Fairfield Bay...
Shepard fuels Lady Mustang rally over Manila (10/26/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff For most the night, Manila held the lead over Buffalo Island Central, but junior guard Jessica Shepard showed why she is one of the area's best by scoring 14 of BIC's 19 fourth quarter points, leading the Lady Mustangs to a thrilling 54-51 come from behind victory Monday night in both team's season openers at Manila...
Lions Use three point barrage in winning season opener (10/26/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila and Sloan Hendrix battled on even terms in the first half of their Thursday night game in the fifth annual Joe V. Jones Tipoff Classic at Monette before the Lions exploded for a 13-0 run to start the third quarter en route to a 68-35 blowout victory in Manila's season opener...
Paul Harold Lamkin (10/26/06)
Jonesboro Paul Harold Lamkin, 86, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, in NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Lunsford, he lived his entire life in the Northeast Arkansas area. He was a retired farmer and a mechanic for Massey Ferguson. He was also a member of Needham Baptist Church...
Floyd Douglas Hollands (10/26/06)
Jonesboro Floyd Douglas "Doug" Hollands, 33, of Jonesboro, died Oct. 18, 2006. Survivors include his wife, Candida Hollands; children, Eric and Bethany Hollands of Wilson and Gabriel and Caleb Hollands of Jonesboro; parents, Roy and Janice Hollands of Caraway; brothers, Timothy Hollands of Bald Knob and Mitchell Hollands of Caraway; and grandmothers, Opal McCowan of Rivervale and Mildred Hollands of Corinth, Miss...
Brian K. Glass (10/26/06)
West Palm Beach, Fla. Brian K. glass, 46, of West Palm Beach, Fla., died at his home on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006. A resident of the Palm Beach area since 1996, he was an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner recently employed with Bert Lopez, MD. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of West Palm Beach where he was formerly employed at the Samaritan Gardens Community Health Center, and traveled extensively with their Medical Mission Ministries...
Howard Eugene Bryan (10/26/06)
Leachville Howard Eugene Bryan, 73, of Leachville, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at the Senath Nursing Center in Senath, Mo. A lifelong Leachville area resident, he was the son of the late Thomas Arvil and Lorene Bryan and was a retired auto mechanic...
Carol Benson (10/26/06)
Manila Linda "Carol" Benson, 61, of Manila, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at her home, surrounded by her family and loved ones. Born at Lauderdale County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Scott White and Mary Louise Ervin White, and was a graduate of Ripley High School. ...
Linda Houchin (10/26/06)
Jonesboro Linda Faye McFarlin Houchin, 65, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Caraway on July 25, 1941, she had lived in Mississippi and Caraway. She retired from E.I. DuPont after 23 years. She was an avid fisherman and a member of Church of Christ...