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Stories from Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Riverside Rebels 2 for 2 at NEA (01/10/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff The Riverside Rebels celebrated the holidays in championship style, as the squad took home their second straight NEA Tournament title. The Rebels outlasted the Izard County Consolidated (ICC) Cougars in the A-AA bracket on Saturday, coming away with a 69-60 victory...
Caraway EMTs welcome home little Heidi Holt (01/10/07)
Town Crier News Staff Local EMTs welcomed home Caraway's newest and smallest citizen Saturday, little miss Heidi Leah Holt, weighing in at a whopping 6 pounds. As small as Heidi Holt is today, when the Caraway EMTs first met her, she weighed only 2 pounds and 6 ounces. Heidi's arrival came as quite a surprise to everyone, not only to the EMTs but to her mother Dee Holt, 23, as well...
Highway 18 route still not determined (01/10/07)
Town Crier News Staff Several hundred people turned out for the location public hearing at Buffalo Island Central West Elementary, in Monette, on Monday to discuss plans for improvements to the original Highway 18 project running from Jonesboro to Blytheville...
Manila Basketball Roundup (01/10/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Senior Boys Gosnell jumped to an early lead that the Pirates held onto the entire night en route to a 48-38 3A-3 conference victory over Manila in senior boys basketball action Friday night at Manila. The Pirates held a 12-7 lead after the first quarter and took a 25-21 edge into the dressing room at intermission. Gosnell outscored the Lions 12-4 in the third quarter to pull out to a 37-25 lead entering the final frame...
Lady Mustangs rally past Bay 67-59 (01/10/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff For most of Friday night's game against Bay, Buffalo Island Central's Lady Mustangs looked as though they were experiencing post NEA syndrome, but the NEA champs put together a fourth quarter rally to pull out a come from behind 67-59 2A-3 conference victory...
Second half spurt sparks Mustangs past Bay (01/10/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central overcame a lackluster first half performance with a strong third quarter as the Mustangs romped to a convincing 66-47 2A-3 conference victory over Bay Friday night at the Monette Athletic Complex. The Yellowjackets, playing without all-conference guard Garrett Bollinger, hung tough with the Mustangs in the first half, taking advantage of BIC's cold shooting...
Rebels ground Falcons 55-41 (01/10/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside Coach Buster Campbell hopes this year's group of Rebels will avoid the second half slump that plagued last year's team following their Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament championship. If Thursday night's game with Crowley's Ridge Academy is any indication, the veteran Rebel coach has little to worry about...
Lady Rebels sweep past Falcons (01/10/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside rallied from a 14-9 first quarter deficit to post a tough 60-54 2A-3 conference victory over Crowley's Ridge Academy Thursday night at Lake City. Riverside wiped out the Lady Falcons first period advantage to take a 25-24 lead into the dressing room at the half. ...
Stella Bell Wilson (01/10/07)
Illinois Stella Bell Colbert Wilson, 96, of 301 N. Washington Street, Abingdon, Ill., died Saturday, Dec, 30, 2006 in Abingdon. She was born on June 21, 1910 in Hancock, Ark., to J.P. and Myrtle McKinley Colbert. She married James Everett Wilson on Feb. 22, 1930 in Jonesboro. He preceded her in death in July of 1990. She was a homemaker and had helped her husband farm in Hancock. She was a member of the Church of Christ and Abingdon Garden Club...
Mary Sanders (01/10/07)
Caraway Mary Sanders, 60, of Caraway, died Saturday, 30, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Oneonta, N.Y., and had lived in Caraway since 1970, moving there from Goshen, N.Y. She was a homemaker and a member of Rivervale Baptist Church...
Willie Rutherford (01/10/07)
Jonesboro Willie Rutherford of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006, at Lakeside Nursing Home at Lake City. She was born at Hickory Ridge to the late Nancy Ann and Zeddie Baldwin. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro. Mrs. Rutherford taught Sunday school for many years. She loved going to church and reading her Bible. She and her husband owned and worked together at four grocery stores and two cafes...
Eloise Bernice Pierce (01/10/07)
Leachville Eloise Bernice Pierce, 78, of Leachville, widow of Robert Pierce, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at New Survey, Mo., she was the daughter of the late William and Lettie Belle McGregor Turner. ...
Jerry Wayne Davis (01/10/07)
Manila Jerry Wayne Davis, 59, of Manila, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born to William Henry and Ruby Mae Austin Davis in Corinth, Miss., he grew up in Blytheville and was a retired bricklayer. He was of the Pentecostal faith and enjoying fishing, hunting, drawing, painting and rebuilding race cars...
Alline August Waldrop (01/10/07)
Caraway Alline August Waldrop, 86, of Caraway died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Lamar on Feb. 21, 1920. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lavirt Annette Horton; her father, Luther Clarence Riggs; and three sisters, Callie Husky, Mary Harper and Barbara Riggs...