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Stories from Thursday, November 16, 2006

Lakeside veterans reflect on tours of duty (11/16/06)
Town Crier News Staff Veterans at Lakeside Nursing Center were honored on Friday, Nov. 10, as a special Veteran's Day luncheon was held. Guest speaker for the event was Ted Pylant, president of Craighead County Veterans' Monument Foundation. Pylant, a Vietnam veteran, gave each veteran at Lakeside a flag, poster, and a special thank you for their service to their country...
Caraway nurse part of Air Evac Lifeteam (11/16/06)
Town Crier News Staff Tysha Starnes of Caraway has been a part of the Air Evac Lifeteam for 14 months. Starnes has been a registered nurse for four and a half years. The nursing profession offers different opportunities and Starnes' desire, even before attending nursing school, was to work with an Evac team...
Tompkins' Evac Angels poem published (11/16/06)
Wesley Tompkins, son of Tysha Starnes of Caraway and Nathan Tompkins of Jonesboro had his poem "Air Evac Angels" selected from thousands of entries as one of the top 10 in his grade division. He wrote the poem last year as a fifth grade English assignment. ...
Caraway Council reviews water spending (11/16/06)
Town Crier News Staff The Caraway city council met Monday evening, Nov. 9, with a lengthy discussion on potential review of future water rate study. Mayor Joe South reviewed the draft of the city's 2007 proposed budget with council members. Discussions involved a study on potential water rate increase and need to look at meeting the growing expenses of providing water and sewer to the city's residents. ...
Young singers in national competition (11/16/06)
Jodie Cherry of Manila and Megan Mitchell of Jonesboro are in the Starcast.com national singing competition. The contest has been ongoing for five weeks and they have remained in the top four. The young singing duo performed in Memphis at American Idol competition and was asked to be in the Sarcast.com competition...
Basketball Roundup (11/16/06)
Senior Boys Riverside and Buffalo Island Central both opened their conference seasons Friday night, but came away with differing results. The Rebels traveled to Turrell and dropped a 64-56 decision to the Rockets, while the Mustangs ventured to Paragould and used a fourth quarter rally to overtake Crowley's Ridge Academy 64-60...
Lady Mustangs stifle Valley View (11/16/06)
BIC defeats CRA in Conference opener By TRENT FLETCHER Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central took advantage of an ice cold shooting night by Valley View to spoil the Lady Blazer's season opener, coming away with a 47-34 non-conference road victory Thursday night in Jonesboro...
Lions squeeze by Tigers (11/16/06)
Fall to Marmaduke By TRENT FLETCHER Town Crier Sports Staff It wasn't pretty but Manila will take it. The Lions fought off a sluggish performance and came away with a hard fought 34-31 victory Tuesday night at Armorel in senior boys basketball action...
Outdoor Kids (11/16/06)
Meet Jordon Towell, son of Larry D. and Rita Towell, of Manila. He is also the grandson of Larry E. and Frankie Towell and Shirley Davison and late Lemoin Davison of Manila. Jordon takes outdoor sports to the extreme. Not only does he play baseball, football and basketball, at the young age of 13 he is already a very accomplished hunter. ...
Bill Pannell (11/16/06)
Keiser Bill Pannell, 71, of Keiser died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, in Lepanto from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Roller-Swift Chapel with Jerry Weathers and W.L. Prentice officiating. Burial was in Mississippi County Memorial Gardens...
Mary Myrtle Overbay (11/16/06)
Paragould Mary Myrtle Overbay, 88, of Paragould died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006. She married Mardis Woodrow Overbay Dec. 26, 1942, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 2003. Mrs. Overbay taught at the Pawheen School and was a member of Forrest Grove General Baptist Church...