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Stories from Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Caraway bridge completed (11/01/06)
Town Crier News Staff The antiquated tank car bridge on the corner of Missouri and Asher Streets in Caraway was replaced last week with a new concrete structure and is now open to passing traffic. "The old bridge allowed only one car to pass at a time," Mayor Joe South said. "The edges of the tank car were beginning to break, and we were concerned about its safety. The old bridge has restricted water flow an had become a hazard...
Long time Manila fire fighter retires (11/01/06)
Town Crier News Staff Carroll Towell of Manila has answered the fire alarm for 39 years. Towell, along with other volunteer fire fighters, stay prepared to stop what they are doing to help others 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Being a fire fighter is more than just showing up at a fire. It is weekly meetings, training sessions and continuing education. Towell said there is a bond between fire fighters...
Monette citizen questions three wheeler legality (11/01/06)
Town Crier News Staff Monette councilmen addressed several controversial issues during regular session Monday evening, Oct. 23, at the Municipal Complex. Monette citizen Anna Clark addressed the council concerning the alleged treatment of her grandson Ross Clark, 14, Buffalo Island Central student...
Rodman Community Prayer Garden dedicated (11/01/06)
Town Crier News Staff The Rodman Community Prayer Garden dedication service was held Oct. 14. The prayer garden, located at the Leachville Methodist Church, was made possible by the children and grandchildren of Dr. and Mrs. T.N. Rodman to honor them. The beautiful, serene garden is a gift from the Rodman family to the church and community...
Grisham introduces newest book in Blytheville (11/01/06)
Town Crier News Staff World famous author John Grisham provided insight and excitement about his first non-fiction book as he spoke to a sell out crowd at The Ritz Civic Center, in Blytheville, last Tuesday evening. Grisham introduced his newest book, "The Innocent Man: A True Story," at a special event held at the The Ritz, beginning at 7 p.m. ...
BIC boys and girls sweep Abundant Life (11/01/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central picked up their second victory of the season while handing Abundant Life their first loss of the year with a 69-53 victory Friday night at the Monette Athletic Complex. Abundant Life bolted to a 23-13 first quarter lead, but BIC's Trevor Matheny started the second quarter with back to back treys to ignite a 20-0 Mustang run, erasing a 10 point deficit to spark BIC to the victory...
Rebels rally past Mustangs to claim Marmaduke Junior Invitational (11/01/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside rallied from an 11 point third quarter deficit to post a 48-46 victory over Buffalo Island Central in the finals of the Marmaduke Junior High Invitational Tournament Saturday afternoon at Marmaduke. BIC jumped to an 11-5 first period lead and stretched their advantage to 26-14 at the half. The Mustangs took a 39-28 lead into the final quarter, but the Rebels outscored BIC 20-7 in the final period to take home the championship...
Lady Rebels hold off Manila 61-53 (11/01/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside bolted to a 12 point lead and then had to hold off a late Manila rally as the Lady Rebels defeated the Lady Lions 61-53 in senior girls basketball action Thursday night at Caraway. Riverside jumped to a 23-11 first period advantage behind sophomore Morgan Emery, who scored eight of her 10 first half points in the opening quarter. ...
Lions upset Rebels 46-45 (11/01/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila forced Riverside to play their style of basketball by slowing down the pace, rallying past the Rebels 46-45 in non-conference senior boys basketball action Friday night at Caraway. Riverside led the entire game until Manila's Devin Wright was fouled with eight seconds remaining. The 6'1" senior calmly sank both free throws, giving the Lions their first lead of the night, 46-45...
Charley James McKemie (11/01/06)
Cabool, Mo. Charley James McKemie, 84, of Cabool, Mo., formerly of Manila, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, in Amarillo, Texas. Born at Manila he was the son of the late Thomas and Anner White McKemie, and was raised in the Sixteen Community near Manila. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and had lived in Cabool for the past 30 years. He was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy...
Dorothy Fowler Jolliff (11/01/06)
Baton Rouge, La. Dorothy Jeane Fowler Jolliff, 87, of Baton Rouge, La., died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at Baton Rouge. Born April 16, 1919, she was the daughter of the late William Wesley and Julia E. Cruise Fowler and was the widow of Dan B. Jolliff, a former Manila resident...