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Stories from Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Manila teacher remembered (11/29/06)
Town Crier News Staff A flag dedication ceremony was held in memory of Carol Benson, former Manila elementary social studies teacher, on Friday, Nov. 17. The program started with Mrs. Benson's grandchildren, Jenna and Neal Benson and Miles Gifford, leading the Pledge to the American flag...
ANC receives $120K from Temple Israel (11/29/06)
The Arkansas Northeastern College Foundation recently received a gift of $120,000 presented by the trustees of the former Temple Israel of Blytheville. "We are so proud that the trustees of Temple Israel wanted to continue their longtime support of this and surrounding communities through our foundation," said ANC President Robin Myers of the gift, which is to be endowed for scholarships earmarked for students from Blytheville and Osceola, and Kennett, Hayti and Caruthersville, Mo...
L'ville councilmen discuss finances (11/29/06)
Town Crier News Staff Leachville aldermen selected Bruce Wilson to preside over the Nov. 20 council meeting in the absence of Mayor Ralph Wells. "The police car is O.K. for next year," City Clerk Ruth Ann Keith said. "The Street Department needs a new bush hog, and we may need new tires."...
Manila Council approves employee bonuses (11/29/06)
Town Crier News Staff Manila City Council members worked through a short agenda Monday night approving city employee year end bonuses, voting to order a police vehicle, and reviewing the 2007 proposed budget. Mayor Clifford Veach recommended employee year end bonuses of $500 for full time employees and $300 for part-time employees...
Outdoor Kids (11/29/06)
Neal Benson By LARRY TOWELL I would like to introduce you to a new friend of mine, Neal Benson. Neal is the six year old son of Ray and Jennifer Benson of Manila and the grandson of Nelson and the late Carol Benson, also of Manila, and Larry and June Wright of Gosnell...
Mustangs lasso Rebels 78-67 (11/29/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central used a 30-11 second quarter outburst and ran away with a 78-67 victory over arch-rival Riverside in 2A-3 Conference action Tuesday night at the Monette Athletic Complex. Riverside, the preseason conference favorite, jumped to a 16-11 first period lead, but watched the Mustangs battle back to tie the score on a pair of Trevor Matheny free throws at the 4:42 mark of the second quarter. ...
Lady Mustangs defeat Riverside 66-54 (11/29/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central point guard Kasey Garrett scored the last five points of the first quarter to break a 12-12 tie and the Lady Mustangs never looked back as they rolled to a 66-54 victory over arch-rival Riverside Tuesday night in 2A-3 Conference action at Monette...
Basketball Roundup (11/29/06)
Manila came away with two victories in senior girls basketball action last week, knocking off Brookland 65-24 on Monday night before coming back with a 52-47 victory over Weiner Tuesday night. In the Lady Lions win over Brookland, Rebekah White recorded a double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds, while Katie Veach also poured in 14 points. Manila led 35-15 at the half before taking a 61-19 lead into the final quarter. The Lady Lions remain unbeaten at 4-0 in 3A-3 Conference action...
Trudy Lynn Spencer (11/29/06)
Lake City Trudy Lynn Campbell Graham Spencer, 38, of Lake City died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, at her residence. Born at McKinney, Texas, she lived in Thayer, Mo., and moved to Lake City about 14 years ago. She was a homemaker. She is survived by two sons, Glen Graham and Jake Spencer, both of Lake City; her parents, Ralph Campbell of Grand prairie, Texas, and Betty Hendrix Nowell of Seagoville, Texas; a brother and his wife, Dennis and Stephanie Campbell of West Plains, Mo.; her grandmother, Opal Dickson of West Plains; and two nephews, Joel and Joshua Campbell, both of West Plains.. ...
Thomas Elmo Stephens (11/29/06)
Cuba, Mo. Thomas Elmo Stephens, 83, of Cuba, Mo., formerly of Leachville, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, at Sullivan Baptist Hospital at Sullivan, Mo. Born at Monette, he was the son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Hattie Virginia Byrns Stephens and had been a resident of Cuba for the last 13 years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and was a retired service engineer. He was a member of Delhi Baptist Church and a Mason...
Doyn Dwain Walker (11/29/06)
Manila Doyn Dwain Walker, 66, of Manila, died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006, at his home. Born in Sweetwater, Texas, on March 25, 1940. He was a welder and was of the Church of Christ belief. He was preceded in death by his parents, Doyn and Wilma Walker...
Linda Sue Cash (11/29/06)
Carlisle Linda Sue Cash, 58, of Carlisle died Monday, Nov. 20, 2006. She was a soil conservation technician and member of Carlisle First Baptist Church. Mrs. Cash is survived by her husband, Dale Cash; two daughters, Mendy Rice of Carlisle and Carla Cash Wright of DeWitt; a son, James Rice of Carlisle; grandchildren, Jeremy and Trever Kirkemier, Maria Gruenke and Luke and Logan Wright; four brothers, Jerry Pemberton of New Mexico, Roger Pemberton of Leachville, Robert Pemberton of Bono and David Pemberton of Mountain Home; and a sister, Wanda Parrish of Monette.. ...
Lloyd Bibb (11/29/06)
Monette Lloyd Bibb, 77, of Monette, died Thursday, November 23, 2006, at his home. Born in Monette on June 29, 1929, he was a farmer for 56 years and was an army veteran. Mr. Bibb had been a member of the Monette Co-op and the Monette American Legion. He was of Baptist belief...
George Melton Emery (11/29/06)
Caraway George Melton Emery, 84, of Caraway, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at his home. Born at Shamrock, Texas, he was the son of the late Marion and Ethel Nelson Emery and had been a resident of Caraway since 1960. He was of the Christian faith, a Navy veteran of World War II, and the founder of Emery Trailer Company of Caraway...