[Nameplate] Overcast ~ 39°F  
High: 46°F ~ Low: 30°F
Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Leachville Council reviews fund balances (12/19/06)
Town Crier News Staff Leachville aldermen held an intense discussion during the council meeting last Monday evening as they researched records from a variety of city departments in an effort to finalize the 2007 city budget. Mayor Ralph Wells wished the council well as he made a short farewell address at the beginning of the business meeting, then he left...
Caraway councilmen take no action on bridge completion (12/19/06)
Town Crier News Staff Caraway councilmen met in short session Thursday evening, Dec. 14, and heard a report on needs for completion of the Missouri Street bridge project. The council reviewed past expenses on the bridge project, as noted in the December financial report. Alderman John Boatman inquired as to why the cost was divided into two departments rather than the street fund...
Seniors honor Mayor Fletcher with reception (12/19/06)
Town Crier News Staff A special appreciation reception was held for retiring Monette Mayor David Fletcher at the Community Center on Dec. 5. The event was hosted by the Monette Senior Citizens. Site Director Jenene Long recognized Mayor Fletcher and expressed her appreciation for the support and encouragement he had given to the Service Center and its participants...
Tina Davis named Monette Manor Employee of the Year (12/19/06)
Tina Davis has been chosen as Monette Manor Employee of the Year for 2006. Davis has worked 11 consecutive years for the facility as Lane's Nursing Home and Monette Manor. Davis is social director, transport aide and certified nursing assistant. The employee of the year is chosen from the employees of the month. Each month an employee is chosen throughout the year. Davis was October employee of the month...
Manila Girls Basketball Roundup (12/19/06)
Senior Girls Manila split a pair of conference games last week, losing to East Poinsett County 69-41 Monday night at Lepanto before bouncing back to knock off Piggott, 53-46, Thursday night at Piggott. EPC placed four players in double figures in handing the Lady Lions their third league defeat of the season. ...
Bearcats rally past Lions 53-50 (12/19/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila's game plan Friday night against Brookland was to try to contain high scoring guard Corey Cope. The Lions did a good job holding Cope to just 16 points, but it was a defensive play by Cope late that helped seal the Bearcats 53-50 victory in the 3A-3 match-up...
Mustangs stampede Rector (12/19/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central jumped on Rector early and ran past the Cougars 69-45 Tuesday night at the Monette Athletic Complex. The Mustangs nailed three treys in the first quarter to build a 13-5 lead before the Cougars rallied to pull to within 15-11 at the end of the first quarter on a three pointer of their own by Andrew Hill...
Rector hands Lady Mustangs first League loss (12/19/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central went into Tuesday night's game against Rector with a chance to strengthen their grip on first place in the tough 2A-3 conference, but the Lady Cougars had different ideas. When the dust had settled, Rector came away with a crucial 66-58 win, handing the Lady Mustangs their first league loss of the season...
Riverside Basketball Roundup (12/19/06)
Boys Action Riverside traveled to Earle Tuesday night and knocked the Bulldogs from the undefeated ranks in 2A-3 conference action with a 68-51 victory. Junior point guard Cody Richardson scored a game high 21 points while 6'8" junior post player Glen Graham had 15 points and eight rebounds to pace the Rebels. Senior forward Jordan Adcock scored 13 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out five assists while junior guard Garrett Weaver also scored 13 for the Rebels...
Virgie Lee Wright (12/19/06)
Manila Virgie Lee Wright, 91, of Manila, widow of Harry Wright, died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Dell, she was the daughter of the late will and Nanie Allen, and was a lifelong Manila resident. Mrs. Wright was a longtime member of the Manila First Baptist Church...
Linnie Marie Jackson (12/19/06)
Paragould Linnie Marie Jackson, 95, of Paragould, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. Born Nov. 15, 1911, in Gibson, Mo., Mrs. Jackson retired as a dietary worker from Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and then worked for the Red Cross. She was a member of East Side Baptist Church...
Clara Imogene Dees (12/19/06)
Cardwell, Mo. Clara Imogene Dees, 64, daughter of the late Orbon and Emiline Hinkle Glasgow, was born March 2, 1942, at Corning and died Dec. 12, 2006, in Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center at Kennett, Mo. She married Eugene Dees on May 13, 1961, at Paragould...
David Glen Davis (12/19/06)
Franklin, Tenn. David Glenn Davis, 51, of Franklin, Tenn., formerly of Manila died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at his home in Franklin. Born at Marked Tree he had lived most of his life in Manila before moving to Franklin 11 years ago. He was the son of the late Dewey Davis and was a member of the Thompson Station Baptist Church...
Margaret Powell (12/19/06)
Jonesboro Margaret Elizabeth Powell, 85, of Jonesboro died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at her home. Born in Joiner, Mrs. Powell lived in Black Oak before moving to Jonesboro in 1959. She was a retired library clerk at Annie Camp Junior High School and a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, where she was a member of United Methodist Women...