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Stories from Thursday, December 14, 2006

Leachville taxidermist receives NTA judging certification (12/14/06)
Town Crier News Staff Shawn Poe of Leachville recently received notification he has been approved as a National Taxidermy Association judge. Receiving this certification was one of Poe's goals when he went into the taxidermy business six years ago...
Longtime Manila physician dies (12/14/06)
Dr. E.A. Shaneyfelt, longtime Manila physician, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 77. Born at Leachville he was the son of the late Eugene Lloyd and Pauline Edwards Shaneyfelt and was a 1948 graduate of Osceola High School. ...
Brian Clark named Caraway Fireman of the Year (12/14/06)
Town Crier News Staff Brian Clark was named "2006 Fireman of the Year" Saturday at the annual Caraway Fire Department banquet held at the Cowboy Grill. "Clark has served the training officer for the department," said Fire Chief Barry Riley. "He recently taught two classes where multiple fire departments had students in attendance. He arranged for classes to be held at the Caraway which were taught by the Arkansas Fire Academy."...
Riverside Lady Rebel basketball roundup (12/14/06)
Riverside's Senior Lady Rebels pulled off the trifecta last week with wins over Weiner, Gosnell, and Cross County. The Lady Rebels began the week Tuesday night at Lake City with a come from behind 48-47 non-conference victory over Weiner to avenge an earlier season loss to the Lady Cardinals. Weiner jumped to a 15-6 first period lead and held a 26-18 halftime advantage. The Lady Rebels rallied in the third quarter to take a 33-32 lead into the final frame...
Tech lassos Mustangs 74-43 (12/14/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Greene County Tech entered Friday night's non-conference tilt with Buffalo Island Central on somewhat of a mission. The Golden Eagle seniors had never beaten the Mustangs and were intent on changing that. Change that they did, with a convincing 74-43 victory Friday night at Paragould...
Benton's 39 points leads VV past Riverside (12/14/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Valley View's Murray Benton had created a buzz around Northeast Arkansas coming into last week's Gerald Jennings Holiday Invitational Tournament at Armorel. The 6'6" senior didn't disappoint the fans that showed up to see what all the talk was about as Benton scored 104 points in three games to lead the Blazers to the championship, culminated by an 84-76 win over top seeded Riverside Saturday night...
Blazers rally past Manila - claim Gerald Jennings title (12/14/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila's Junior Lions stormed back from a 30-18 deficit with 3:53 left in the third quarter to take a 34-31 lead into the final frame of Saturday night's Gerald Jennings Holiday Invitational Tournament championship game at Armorel. But the Valley View Blazers would not be denied as they outscored the Lions 17-9 in the fourth period to take home the title with a 48-43 victory...
Manila Lady Lion basketball roundup (12/14/06)
Manila hit the road last week and dropped a pair of conference match-ups, falling to Corning 70-54 on Monday night before dropping a 68-46 decision to Hoxie Thursday night. Corning placed four players in double figures, led by Chelsea Carpenter's 17 points. Felicia Woodard scored 15 points while Lasey Cate and Emily James added 13 points apiece. Corning shot a whopping 40 free throws and connected on 23 while finishing the night with four three pointers...
Fannie Lee Oden (12/14/06)
Lake City Fanny Lee Oden, 65, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, in St. Bernards Medical Center at Jonesboro. She was born at Jonesboro and had lived at Lake City for 12 years. She was of the Baptist belief and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mark Campbell and Prilley Curtis; a brother and two sisters...
Arliss Julie Reed (12/14/06)
Leachville Arliss Julie Reed, 77, of Leachville, widow of Thomas O. Reed, died Saturday, Dec. Dec. 9, 2006, at her home. Born at Rector, she was the daughter of the late John and Myrtle Griffin Copeland and had been a Leachville resident since 1955. Mrs. Reed was with Brown Shoe Company until its closing in Leachville and later joined the staff of Leachville Discount Drug Store. She was a longtime member of the Leachville United Methodist Church...
Lucille Reeves (12/14/06)
Leachville Lucille Reeves, 81, of Leachville, died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at Jonesboro Healthcare. Born at Piggott, she was the daughter of the late Brack and Vernie Eubanks Reeves and had lived most of her life in Leachville where she was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Dr. E.A. Shaneyfelt (12/14/06)
Manila Dr. E.A. Shaneyfelt, 77, longtime Manila physician, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville he was the son of the late Eugene Lloyd and Pauline Edwards Shaneyfelt and was a 1947 graduate of Osceola High School. He was a graduate of Hendrix College and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and served his residency at St. Vincents Infirmary in Little Rock. He was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church...
Albert C. Hamilton (12/14/06)
Manila Albert c. Hamilton, 75, of Manila died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at UAMS in Little Rock. He was born in Manila to the late Carlos and Cora Hamilton. He was a farmer and of the Baptist belief. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie, of Manila; a son, Gary Hamilton, of Manila; a daughter, Teresa Hattenhauer of Manila; five grandsons, Garrett Hamilton of Manila, Greg Rapert, Jonathan Hattenhauer, Kyle Hattenhauer, Myles Hattenhauer, all of Manila; a granddaughter, Brittany Eubanks of Manila, and a great-granddaughter, Karlie Eubanks.. ...
Barbara Jane DeRousse Doherty (12/14/06)
Buckeye Barbara Jane DeRousse Doherty, 60, of the Buckeye Community died Dec. 7, 2006, after a brief illness. She was born on Nov. 16, 1946, to the late Tom and Opal Shipley DeRousse of Hornersville, Mo. Mrs. Doherty was a lifelong area resident and member of New Providence Baptist Church of Buckeye. ...
Franklin Carruth (12/14/06)
Jonesboro Franklin Lemuel "Soo" Carruth, 59, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at his home. Born at Leachville, he lived much of his life in the Jonesboro area. He worked 25 years for Riceland Foods of Jonesboro and was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his parents, Franklin and Elsie White Carruth; sister, Shirley Parnell; and brother, Carl Parnell...
Jacob Thomas "Peanut" Byrd (12/14/06)
Phoenix, Ariz. Jacob Thomas "Peanut" Byrd, 74, of Phoenix, Ariz., son of the late Porter and Lena Byrd of Leachville, died Nov. 29, 2006, in Phoenix after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Jill Askey Byrd; daughter, Nelena Malonado (Tommy); sons, Jeffery and Robert; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, all of Phoenix, and three stepchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Moba Lee Byrd Miller, of Leachville, and brother, Tommy Byrd of Woonsocket, S.D...
Frank Overman (12/14/06)
Caraway Frank Overman, 72, of Caraway died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, in St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a farmer. Mr. Overman is survived by his wife, June (Wood) Overman of the home; a son, Gary Overman of Caraway; a daughter, Kathy Polston of Newark, Del.; a brother, Ruben Overman of Paragould; a sister, Shirley Farley of Osceola; and three grandsons, Clint Polston of Parkersburg, Pa., Heath Polston of Fayetteville and Bryce Overman of Caraway...