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Stories from Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Monette Mayor Fletcher praises leadership (12/26/06)
Town Crier News Staff Monette City Council met on Monday evening, Dec. 18, and worked through a short agenda before holding the annual Christmas employee luncheon. Mayor David Fletcher opened the meeting by thanking the council for the exceptional job they have done working for the city...
Manila School Board reviews junior high building plans (12/26/06)
Town Crier News Staff Manila School Board met Thursday evening reviewing building plans, hiring a part-time employee, and reviewing financial reports. The meeting was called to order by President Tony Crowell. Board members reviewed and accepted the financial reports and minutes of the regular and special November meetings...
Manila council amends 2006 budget (12/26/06)
Town Crier News Staff Manila City Council met for the last regular scheduled meeting of the year amending the 2006 budget, raising rates on rural water sales, and hearing updates on new police vehicle and work on airport lighting. Mayor Clifford Veach called the meeting to order with all present except council member Gaylon Gammill. ...
Three point barrage propels Yellowjackets past Rebels (12/26/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Bay threw in five consecutive long range bombs in a 1:30 span midway through the third quarter to help the Yellowjackets erase a 10 point deficit and rally past Riverside 65-60. Tuesday night in a key 2A-3 conference battle at Lake City...
BIC opens NEA Tourney action with 82-46 win over Delaplaine (12/26/06)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central opened the 60th annual Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament with a convincing 82-46 victory over Delaplaine Thursday afternoon at the Convocation Center on the campus of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro...
Manila Basketball Roundup (12/26/06)
Manila's senior boys split a pair of conference games last week, knocking off Harrisburg 41-34 Monday night at Harrisburg before dropping a 53-42 decision Tuesday night at Hoxie. Trey McCormick pumped in 13 points to pace the Lions past the Hornets. Devin Wright chipped in nine, Ross Malloy scored seven, Hunter Veach netted six, Adam Bloom tallied four, while Jace Elkins added two. The Lions were 11-21 from the foul stripe...
Sherman LaFarlette (12/26/06)
Monette Sherman Edward LaFarlette, 69, of Monette died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Trumann on Feb. 16, 1937, he was a farmer and a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd LaFarlette, and his brother, Jimmy LaFarlette...
Gerald Sutterfield (12/26/06)
Jonesboro Gerald E. Sutterfield, 85, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, in NEA Medical Center. Born at Shirley, Mr. Suttterfield moved to Lake City early in life. He later lived in California before moving to Jonesboro in 1959. He worked for General Motors at Southgate, Calif., and retired from General Electric in Jonesboro with 27 years of service...
Zachary Aaron Whited (12/26/06)
Monette Zachary Aaron Whited, 23, of Monette died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, at his home. Born in Jonesboro on Nov. 10, 1983, Zach was a farmer, duck guide and had a flying service. He was a member of the Monette First Baptist Church. He was very active with the Ducks Unlimited, Delta Water Fowl and Wildlife Preservation, was an avid outdoor hunter, fisherman and water sportsman...
Ilse Alber (12/26/06)
Cologne, Germany Ilse Alber, 78, of Cologne-Rath, Germany, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006. Survivors include her husband, Fritz Alber of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Klaus and Ute Alber of Cologne-Rath; her cousin, Margarete Reed of Monette; and many other relatives...
Delmar Herbert Gillett (12/26/06)
Wilson Delmar Herbert Gillett, 88, of Wilson, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at Osceola Healthcare in Osceola. Born Oct. 9, 1918, in Brownsville, Texas, the son of John and Myrtle Turner Gillett, he was a longtime resident of Wilson, a farmer and a member of Dyess Central Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Gary Dale Reingardt (12/26/06)
Senath Gary Dale Reingardt, 62, of Senath died Dec. 19, 2006, at his residence. He was born Aug. 9, 1944, in Francisville, Ind., to the late Fred and Glatis Retherford Reingardt. A longtime area resident of Senath, Mo., Mr. Reingardt worked as residential contractor until his retirement...