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Stories from Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Caroline Taylor receives Make-a-Wish (03/14/07)
Town Crier News Staff Caroline Taylor, 5, of Caraway, was a true princess for a day as guests and friends came to see her dreams come true with a special trip to Disney World in Florida. Make-A-Wish Foundation volunteers greeted the Taylor family at the door of Cowboy Grill in Caraway Sunday afternoon and gave them the wonderful news that the entire family was going to Disney World during spring break...
Caraway council bans smoking/accepts bids (03/14/07)
Town Crier News Staff The Caraway City Council finalized the selling of Phase I city land, opened bids on equipment, and entered into a lengthy discussion about the enforcement of the city's no-smoking policy at the council meeting Thursday night. Mayor Barry Riley vetoed the council's decision last month to sell the city property adjacent to the Basler addition, without first passing a resolution to do so...
CD brings comfort on trying trip (03/14/07)
Town Crier News Staff One never knows exactly what you are in for when leaving your driveway to go on a journey. You anticipate making it to the destination smoothy, and all the well laid plans for the visit to go off as planned. My journey to Bloomington, Ind., last week went smoothly. My well made plans to help my youngest daughter Stephanie look for a wedding dress went off as planned. However, the third day took an unusual twist...
Manila Baseball Roundup (03/14/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila won three of four games last week to improve to 5-2 overall and a perfect 3-0 in 3A-3 conference play. Manila began the week with a 4-1 win over Marked Tree on Monday. The Lions out-slugged Black Rock 16-8 Tuesday afternoon and whipped Hoxie 13-0 Thursday afternoon on the road. The Lions closed the week dropping an 8-2 decision to Rivercrest...
Riverside Baseball and Softball Roundup (03/14/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside opened their 2007 baseball season with a doubleheader sweep over Turrell Thursday afternoon at Caraway. The Rebels took the opener 15-0 and came back with a 19-3 win in the nightcap. Cameron Casey picked up the win in the first game, going three innings while giving up just one hit. ...
Manila Softball Roundup (03/14/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila opened their softball season dropping a pair of non-conference games last week. Rivercrest slipped by the Lady Lions 6-2 Monday afternoon while Trumann came away with a 10-6 win on Thursday. The Lady Colts built a 4-0 lead and held on for the win in Manila's season opener. ...
Mustangs nip Rebels 8-7 (03/14/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central scored four runs in the third inning, tacked on three more in the fourth and held off a late Riverside rally to nip the Rebels 8-7 Friday afternoon in high school baseball action at Monette. With the game tied 1-1 entering the third inning, freshman Josh Freeman drew a lead off walk followed by a clean single up the middle off the bat of winning pitcher Trevor Matheny. ...
Lisa Denean Cobb (03/14/07)
Lake City Lisa Denean Adams Cobb, 45, died Friday March 9, 2007 at the NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro as the result of an automobile accident. She was born Sept. 26, 1961 in Jonesboro. She was a member of the Walnut Grove Baptist Church near Lake City and was employed by the Veteran's Hospital in Memphis as a registered nurse...
Bill Blaylock (03/14/07)
Osceola Bill Blaylock, 68, of Osceola died Monday, March 5, 2007, at S.M.C. Regional Medical Center in Osceola. Born Tuesday, Nov. 22, 1938, in Dell, to Thomas Andrew Blaylock and Eula Banks Blaylock, he was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Osceola and a U.S. Army Veteran...
Nellie Beryl Fleeman Townsend (03/14/07)
Manila Nellie Beryl Fleeman Townsend, 93, of Manila, widow of Lewis E. Townsend, died Saturday, March 10, 2007, at her home. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Horace and Ollie Burton Fleeman and was a lifelong Manila resident. She was a graduate of Manila High School and a lifelong member of Manila First United Methodist Church. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister...
Vester E. Spencer (03/14/07)
Lake City Vester E. Spencer, 71, of Lake City died Thursday, March 8, 2007, at his residence. He owned and operated Vester Spencer Trucking Company and was of the Baptist belief. He is survived by his wife, Lou Spencer, of the home; a son, Jeff Spencer, of Lake City; four sisters, Gyneth Price of Brookland, Geraline Davies, Lucille Birdsong, and Pansy Davidson, all of Lake City; and two grandchildren, Glen Graham and Jake Spencer, both of Lake City...
Juanita Shores (03/14/07)
Lake City Juanita Shores, 88, of Lake City, died Thursday, March 8, 2007, at Lakeside Nursing Home in Lake City. She was born in Tyronza and lived in Lake City since 1966, moving there from Detroit, Mich. She was a retired machine operator for Fle-O-Tube Company and a member of First Baptist Church in Lake City...
Kenneth Eugene Reingardt (03/14/07)
Kennett, Mo. Kenneth Eugene "Ken" Reingardt, 67, of Kennett, Mo., died Friday, March 9, 2007, at his residence near Kennett. Born Oct. 5, 1939, in Monticello, Ind., to the late Fred and Glatis Retherford Reingardt, he was a Marine Corps veteran with eight years of service. A longtime area resident, Mr. Reingardt worked many years as a service technician and former shop foreman for Bazzell & Wilder, Inc. He was a 32nd Mason...
Leonard William Whitehead (03/14/07)
Manila Leonard William Whitehead, 81, of Manila, died Tuesday, March 6, 2007, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was the son of the late James and Blanche Vernor Whitehead and had been a Manila area resident until moving to Salinas, Calif., in 1950 where he worked for the Salinas Union High School District for many years as well as the Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital before returning to Manila in 1989. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Manila...
Mae Lillie Jean Cupp (03/14/07)
Paragould Mae Lillie Jean Cupp, 78, died Monday, March 5, 2007, at her home in Paragould. She was born Nov. 11, 1928, in Dunklin County, Mo., the daughter of the late Doc and Blanche McClearn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Adolph Cupp; three brothers; and two sisters...
U.L. Cosbey (03/14/07)
Manila U.L. Cosbey, 78, of Manila died Saturday, March 3, 2007, at The Med in Memphis. Born May 30, 1928, at Lone Oak Community near Blytheville, he was a retired farmer and of the Pentecostal faith. He is survived by his wife, Della Knott Cosbey of Manila; three daughters, Joyce Ann Pearson and husband, Bill, of Manito, Ill., Sandra Pearson of Manila, Linda Hoskins and husband, Danny, of Blytheville; a son, Danny Cosbey and wife, Beverly, of Jonesboro; a brother, R.W. ...
Phyllis Ann Newman (03/14/07)
Hartford, Ala. Phyllis Ann Newman of Hartford, Ala., died Thursday, March 1, 2007, at Flowers Hospital after a brief illness. She was 43. The funeral was held Monday in the chapel of Sorrells funeral Home in Slocomb, Ala., with Dr. Stan Sanford officiating. Burial was at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Lake City Cemetery in Lake City...