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Stories from Friday, November 24, 2006

Benefit set for Charles and Barbara Barcom (11/24/06)
A benefit spaghetti dinner, singing and silent auction will be held for Charles and Barbara Barcom of Blytheville. The Barcoms, owners of Town and Country Tree Service, are well known throughout the area. Mrs. Barcom has been diagnosed with cancer and their home was damaged by fire...
Barbara York gives thanks for every day (11/24/06)
Town Crier News Staff Thanksgiving Day is a time to count blessings, and Barbara York of Monette said she is thankful for each and every day of life. She is not only thankful for the days ahead, she gives thanks for the days she has shared with her husband of 43 years, Jim, her three daughters, four granddaughters, parents, grandparents, brother and friends...
Kiwanis Club organizing in Manila (11/24/06)
Town Crier News Staff Several Manila residents are joining together to organize a Kiwanis Club in Manila. Kiwanis, founded in 1915 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time...
Manila school board approves raises (11/24/06)
Town Crier News Staff Manila school board members worked through a short agenda on Thursday approving certified and classified staff raises and accepting a student transfer request. The Board voted unanimously to accept the salary proposal increase of $1,175 to the base pay for all certified employees...
Event to benefit Jonesboro Crisis Center (11/24/06)
The Treble Clef Music Club is sponsoring a "Christmas Treasurers Bazaar" silent auction on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (corner of Highland and Harrisburg Road in Jonesboro) from 5-7 p.m. Among the items to be bid on will be lunch for two with ASU head men's basketball coach Dickie Nutt and lunch for two with Arkansas State University's head women's basketball coach Brian Boyler. ...
Lady Lions roll past Harrisburg, Hughes (11/24/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila's Lady Lions posted a pair of 3A South Conference victories last week as they defeated Harrisburg 59-44 Monday night at Manila before traveling to Hughes Thursday night to pick up a 62-28 win. With the victories, the Lady Lions improve to 7-3 overall while remaining unbeaten in 3A South play with a 3-0 record...
Rebels post wins over Rector, EPC (11/24/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside jumped on Rector early and never let up as the Rebels rolled to an easy 65-37 3AA Conference victory over the Cougars Tuesday night at Caraway. The Rebels exploded out of the gates, scoring the game's first 14 points behind a balanced offensive attack as four different Rebels got into the scoring column. Rector finally got on the board at the 1:55 mark of the opening period on a basket by Derek Wyss...
Lions fall to Hughes, Piggott (11/24/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila opened their conference season last week and dropped a pair of tough games, losing to Hughes 48-39 Tuesday night at Manila and 58-50 Friday night at Piggott. Hughes jumped to a 13-3 first quarter lead and led 24-14 at the half before taking a 33-25 advantage into the final frame. Michael Darnell led the Blue Devils with 16 points, including four of his team's eight three pointers, while Ken Smith added 10 more...
Lady Rebels nip Rector 52-50 in key Conference matchup (11/24/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff If you are going to win a conference championship, you have to take care of business at home. The Riverside Lady Rebels did just that Tuesday night at Caraway with a thrilling 52-50 come from behind win over Rector, but the victory didn't come easy...
Bay rallies past Mustangs 85-77 (11/24/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff The theme at Bay last week was "Beat Buffalo Island Central" but for three quarters it looked as though the Mustangs would spoil the Yellowjackets plans. However senior Garrett Bollinger led a fourth quarter rally as the 'Jackets posted an 85-77 come from behind victory Friday night at Bay...
Charles Payne (11/24/06)
Blytheville Charles Payne, 75, of Blytheville died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, in Memphis. Born to John and Gladys Ball Payne in Monette, Charles was a retired GED director at Mississippi County Community College and retired veteran of the U.S. Air Force...
Bill Taylor Jr. (11/24/06)
Jonesboro Bill Taylor Jr., 72, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006, at Skilcare Nursing Center. Born at Monette on Sept. 9, 1934, he was an Air Force veteran and a school teacher. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Jonesboro...
Charles Edgar Gray (11/24/06)
Lake City Charles Edgar Gray, 68, of Lake City died Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, in NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was retired from the Craighead County Highway Department in Black Oak and of the Pentecostal belief. He was a hunter and fisherman all of his life...
Basil Freeman (11/24/06)
Manila Basil Freeman, 68, of Manila, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006, at his home. Born Jan. 19, 1938, in Elmo Ill., the son of Lewis Lee and Ollie Pearl Hatfill Freeman, he was the retired owner/operator of North Arkansas Linens and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Manila. He was a devoted husband of 44 years and a devoted father and grandfather who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being outdoors...
Lizzie Bollinger Kinder (11/24/06)
Helena Lizzie Bollinger Kinder, 95, of Helena died Nov. 7, 2006, in Helena. Mrs. Kinder was born on Sept. 4, 1911, in Hickman, Ky., to the late Robert Atkison and Minnie Warren Atkison. She is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Gentry, and husband, Don, of Helena, JoAnn Brill, and husband, Thomas, of Ceres, Calif.; granddaughters, Donna Trevathan and Deborah Carl; grandsons, Chris Humphres and Tim Humphres; and 10 great-grandchildren...
Cynthia Charlotte Langston (11/24/06)
Blytheville Cynthia Charlotte Langston, 42, of Blytheville, formerly of Manila, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Hammond, Ind., she had lived most of her life in Manila and was a 1982 graduate of Manila High School...