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Stories from Thursday, March 29, 2007

Fastpitch champs (03/29/07)
Arkansas Heat 10 and Under Fastpitch softball team took first place in the fourth annual DSCC Athletics Icebreaker USSSA 10 and Under Fastpitch State C World Qualifier in Dyersburg, Tenn. March 17 and 18. Pictured are, back: Coaches Harold Burnside, Darrell McCreless, and Rex Nelson. Middle: Korie Bryant, Tarah Barr, Alexis Benson, Chase Nelson, Braxton Burnside, and Kelsey Strickland. Front: Courtney Barnes, Katie Lomax, Addison McCreless and Kiana Cole. (photo provided)...
Manila Council extends clean-up Saturdays (03/29/07)
Town Crier News Staff Manila City Council members passed an enhancement committee resolution Monday at the March meeting, forming an advisory committee of five members. The committee will work with the council, mayor and chief of police in a city-wide clean-up effort...
Buffalo Island natives on Greene County Extension Service staff (03/29/07)
Town Crier News Staff Monette alumni Allen Davis, of Paragould, is quick to credit his parents for teaching him good work ethics and encouragement from teachers for his successful career with the Cooperative Extension Service. He was promoted to Greene County Extension Service Staff Chairman last year...
Housing America recognized in Monette (03/29/07)
Town Crier News Staff Monette Mayor Chub Qualls signed a proclamation Tuesday, March 20, declaring March 26-April 9 "Housing America 2007" in the city. On hand for the signing was Barbara Suber, Monette Housing Authority executive director and senior vice president of Arkansas Chapter of National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO)...
Chemistry students hear about MASH program (03/29/07)
Town Crier News Staff Lavella McWilliams, Community Relations coordinator at Great River Medical Center, spoke to Manila chemistry students on Thursday about the upcoming MASH (Medical Application of Sciences for Health) program. McWilliams serves as director for the summer MASH program sponsored by Farm Bureau, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences of Little Rock and local civic organizations...
BIC bunts way past Hoxie (03/29/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central Coach Todd Rhoades loves to play small ball, and his Mustangs played it to perfection, scoring six times in the third inning without hitting the ball out of the infield, propelling BIC to a 10-7 victory over Hoxie Tuesday afternoon at Monette...
Mustangs defeat Warriors, lose to Wildcats (03/29/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Freshman Brandon Atkeison drove in the winning run with an RBI double in the top of the 10th inning as Buffalo Island Central rallied for a 9-7 extra inning win over Paragould Thursday afternoon in the Xtra Innings Tournament at Westside...
Lady Mustangs drop games to Rector, Marked Tree (03/29/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Rector knocked off Buffalo Island Central 4-1 in the first game of a Tuesday afternoon 2A-3 conference doubleheader, then completed the sweep, winning the nightcap 5-0 over the Lady Mustangs at Rector in senior high softball action...
Lady Lions defeat Gosnell, Harrisburg (03/29/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila rolled to a pair of victories in high school softball action last week. The Lady Lions jumped all over Gosnell, cruising to a 17-0 win over the Lady Pirates in a game called after three innings Monday afternoon at Gosnell. Manila scored nine runs in the first inning and added eight more in the third...
Seventh inning rally propels Warriors past Lions (03/29/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Steven Emerich's infield single in the bottom of the seventh inning drove in the winning run to help East Poinsett County rally past Manila 5-4 in 3A-3 conference baseball action Monday afternoon at Lepanto. Centerfielder Brett Hardin started the game winning rally with a base on balls. ...
Area Baseball Roundup (03/29/07)
Luke McLaughlin went 3-5, scored twice and drove in a run while Ross Malloy drove in two more runs with a pair of hits and two stolen bases to lead Manila past Riverside 12-5 in the Xtra Innings Tournament Saturday morning at Paragould. Chad Nunnally picked up the win, striking out seven in three innings of work, surrendering just one run...
Judah Nathan Guntharp (03/29/07)
Caraway Judah Nathan Guntharp, 3, of Caraway died Friday, March 23, 2007, at Arkansas Childrens Hospital in Little Rock. Born in Pensacola, Fla., Judah lived most of his life in Caraway. Survivors include his father and mother, Daniel and Mary McCormick Guntharp of the home; a brother, Elijah Guntharp of the home; grandparents, John and Christy McCormick of Caraway, Jim and Kurtiss Guntharp of Bono, and Cindy Neukam of Jonesboro; and great-grandparents, Ester McCormick of Caraway, Brad and Johnnie Barnes of Greers Ferry, and Roland and Marjorie Smith of Tampa, Fla.. ...
Rebecca Mitchell (03/29/07)
Blytheville Rebecca Mitchell, 107, longtime resident of Blytheville, died Saturday, March 17, 2007, at Monette Manor Nursing Home in Monette. She was born Feb. 8, 1900, at Blytheville, the daughter of Haskins and Antonia Carney Thompson. She married Roy Mitchell on Dec. ...
Stirl P. Thomas (03/29/07)
Caraway Stirl P. Thomas, 91, of Caraway, died Wednesday, March 21, 2007, at his residence. Born in Stonewall, on Sept. 15, 1915, he was a farmer and of the Pentecostal belief. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Minnie Jones Thomas; a daughter, Virginia Bullard; two granddaughters, Jacylyn Corn and Christy Bullard; four brothers, Alvie Thomas, Freddy Jones, Orly Tarpley and Dallas Jones; four sisters, Pearl Tarpley, Dollie Thomas, Violet Brown and Velva Cleveland...
Mary Melvalou Dowdy (03/29/07)
Paragould Mary Melvalou (Dawson) Dowdy, 69, of Paragould died Friday, March 16, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was employed by CRDC/Head Start and was a member of Seventh & Mueller Church of Christ. She was born Sept. 22, 1937, the daughter of the late Arthur and Hester (Taylor) Dawson. She is also preceded in death by a brother, Orbie Dawson; and foster brother, Charles Alfred Tracer...
Della Mae Knott Cosbey (03/29/07)
Manila Della Mae Knott Cosbey, 73, of Manila died March 15, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. She was born Oct. 12, 1933, at Kennon, Tenn., the daughter of the late William and Mary Scott Knott. She was of the Pentecostal faith. She married U.L. Cosbey March 31, 1948 in Piggott...
Cynthia Renea Caraway (03/29/07)
Cardwell Cynthia Renea Caraway, daughter of Betty Jean Chatham Summitt and the late Clarence Eugene Summitt, was born Dec. 22, 1956, in Kennett, and died Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at her residence in Cardwell at the age of 50. She married Glen Caraway, who preceded her in death...
Imogene M. Ballew (03/29/07)
West Monroe, La. Imogene Ballew, 95, of West Monroe, La., formerly of Leachville, died Sunday, March 18, 2007, at Glenwood Medical Center in West Monroe, La. She was the widow of Zeb Ballew who preceded her in death in 1981. Born in Ridgley, Tenn., she was the daughter on the late Wyatt and Birdie Smith Mooring and had moved to Leachville in 1984. She had been a buyer and salesperson for Franklin Hardware Manufacturing and was a member of the Leachville United Methodist Church...
Edna Pearl Gatlin (03/29/07)
Jonesboro Edna Pearl Gatlin, 71, of Jonesboro died Saturday, March 17, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Lake City, was the retired co-owner of Gatlin Auto Service and was a member of the Assembly of God. Survivors include her husband, Wesley Gatlin of the home; two daughters, Deborah Barber and Lana Lovins, both of Jonesboro; two brothers, James Stewart of Lake City and Richard Stewart of Jonesboro; a sister, Lillian Butler of Jonesboro; four grandchildren, Joshua L. ...