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Stories from Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Caraway Council OKs sale of unused equipment (01/24/07)
Town Crier News Staff Caraway officials held the first council meeting for the new year, on Thursday evening, Jan. 18, and worked through a busy agenda consisting of meeting rules, appointments and sale of unneeded equipment. Mayor Barry Riley discussed updating rules of order for council meetings, suggesting agenda, time limits for speakers and voting preferences...
Manila Council approves operating budget (01/24/07)
Town Crier News Staff Manila City Council held its first meeting of the 2007 year Monday, Jan. 15, welcoming new council member Don E. Wagner. Business included budget comparison for 2006, approving the 2007 operating budget, increasing salaries for elected officials, approving rental for airport hangar, and year end report from the fire department...
Manila superintendent contract renewed (01/24/07)
Town Crier News Staff Manila School Board members voted unanimously to renew Superintendent Pam Castor's contract for two years at the regular meeting held on Thursday. The vote came following an executive session with all board members present. Members of the Manila School Board are Tony Crowell, president; Jackie Hill, vice president; Donald Master, secretary; Steve Metheny, Scott Misner, Johnny McCain and Justin Veach...
Former recorder Crews addresses LC Council concerning allegations (01/24/07)
Town Crier News Staff It was standing room only at the Lake City council meeting Monday evening, Jan.15, and many supporters of Diane Crews, former city recorder, gathered to hear her speak to the new council. Mayor Bllly Anderson allowed Crews time to address the council, early in the meeting. Crews was defeated in last November's election by City Clerk Sue Gurley...
Manila Boys Basketball Roundup (01/24/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila got back on the winning track with a pair of 3A-3 conference victories last week in senior high basketball action. The Lions started the week with a resounding 63-29 victory over Harrisburg at Manila. The Lions scorched the nets, ripping 15 three pointers, as seniors Dustin Hobeck and Hunter Veach combined for nine of the treys. ...
BIC Girls Basketball Roundup (01/24/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central's Senior High Lady Mustangs stampeded their way to a pair of 2A-3 conference victories last week as they ran over Cross County 70-46 Tuesday night at Cherry Valley and then trampled Marked Tree 64-31 Friday night at the Monette Athletic Complex...
Riverside Lady Rebel Basketball Roundup (01/24/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside kept their 2A-3 conference title hopes alive with a pair of league wins last week, knocking off Crowley's Ridge Academy 69-41 Tuesday night at Paragould before coming back with a 59-45 win over Turrell Friday night at Lake City...
Rebels begin stretch run with 65-36 win over Turrell (01/24/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside came into the 2006-2007 basketball season as a popular pick to win the 2A-3 conference championship. But a couple of early season losses put the Rebels behind the eight ball and Riverside finds themselves with their backs against the wall coming down the stretch run of the conference race...
Lady Lions gain revenge, down Marmaduke 46-38 (01/24/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila Lady Lions have battled adversity most of this basketball season, suffering through several injuries to a squad already short on numbers. But their hard work and perseverance paid off big time Thursday night when the Lions came away with a key 3A-3 conference win on the road against Marmaduke...
BIC Boys Basketball Roundup (01/24/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central placed three players in double figures on their way to a 66-53 victory over Marked Tree Friday night at the Monette Athletic Complex. Jordan Phillips pumped in 20 points, Terry Roach scored 19 more and Lance Davis chipped in 12 as the Mustangs improved to 15-11 overall and, more importantly, moved their league mark to 9-4...
Amon Eugene "Gene" Holt (01/24/07)
Milligan Ridge Amon Eugene "Gene" Holt, 75, of the Milligan Ridge community, near Manila, died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Amon and Naoma Hill Holt and was a lifelong resident of Milligan Ridge. He was a member of Milligan Ridge Baptist Church and was a retired farmer...
Fleicia Jean Carder (01/24/07)
Trumann Fleicia Jean Carder of Trumann died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 43. She was born in Leachville and had lived most of her life in Trumann. She was a homemaker and member of First Assembly of God Church...
Virginia Mae Barnes (01/24/07)
Monette Virginia Mae Barnes, 80, of Monette, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in McRae on Feb. 18, 1926, she spent the majority of her life in the Monette area. She was a homemaker and also served as secretary on Buffalo Island Rural Water Board for 25 years. She was an avid reader and of the Methodist belief...
Charles C. Morris (01/24/07)
Paragould Charles c. Morris, 72, of Paragould, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. He was born Aug. 13, 1934, in Walnut Ridge, to the late Thomas Hayward Morris and Bessie Stella Ruth Wagner Morris. Mr. Morris was a longtime resident of the Oak Grove community and was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church of 36 years. ...