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Stories from Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Sewer services tabled at Lake City meeting (04/04/07)
Town Crier News Staff Lake City councilmen set dates for an Easter egg hunt, approved two new firemen, and discussed supplying sewer services for annexed properties at the regularly scheduled council meeting. The annual Easter Egg Hunt was held March 31 at the city park south of town. Prizes were given away...
Caraway auction raises $11,000 (04/04/07)
Town Crier news Staff In spite of the rain, area residents turned out Saturday night to offer their support to the Caraway Ambulance Service. The annual auction was held at the Riverside Junior High gymnasium. The Caraway Ambulance Service is one of two volunteer services in the state...
Mother and daughter join missionary trip to New Orleans (04/04/07)
Town Crier News Staff The rebuilding of homes in the New Orleans area is still underway following the devastating hurricane and flooding nearly two years ago. Even though it is not in the headlines daily, volunteers are still working in an all out effort to get people back into their homes...
Monette City Council OKs drug dog purchase (04/04/07)
Town Crier News Staff Monette council members discussed training and purchase of a new drug dog for use in Craighead County's Eastern District, during the meeting Monday evening, March 26. Patrolman Aaron Davis has layed the groundwork to purchase a German bred drug dog, by asking the cities of the Eastern district to donate money to have a drug dog in their area...
Lady Rebels pick up first win of season (04/04/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside traveled to Paragould Friday afternoon and came away with their first victory of the season, pounding out a 19-6 rout of Crowley's Ridge Academy in 2A-3 softball action. The Lady Rebels jumped on the Falcons, scoring 12 runs in the first inning to blow the game open...
Rebels suffer tough week (04/04/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside looked poised to pick up their fourth win of the season, taking a 4-2 lead into the fifth inning of Friday afternoon's non-conference match-up at Brookland, but the Bearcats spoiled things for the Rebels, scoring five times to pull out a 7-4 victory...
Buffalo Island Central Baseball Roundup (04/04/07)
Buffalo Island Central suffered a pair of tough luck losses to Westside and Bay last week in senior high baseball action. The Mustangs took a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the seventh only to see Westside rally for a 4-3 win Thursday afternoon at Westside. BIC spotted Bay a 9-0 lead before rallying to pull within one run, before the Yellowjackets put the game away with a four run seventh in a 13-8 Bay victory Friday afternoon at Monette...
Linnie May Hill (04/04/07)
Leachville Linnie May Hill, 103, of Leachville, died Sunday, April 1, 2007, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Walnut Ridge, she was the daughter of the late Zack and Amanda Copeland Minton. She had been a Leachville area resident since 1938 and had worked for many years at Pyett Dime Store and later at Taybor Dry Goods where she retired. ...
Joe "J.L." Lafayette Simmons (04/04/07)
Calico Rock Joe "J.L." Lafayette Simons, 87, of Calico Rock died Monday, March 27, 2007, at White River Healthcare in Calico Rock where he had been a resident since April 2004. He was the son of the late Rubel Feldon Simmons and Bendia Caldwell Simmons. ...
Nell Dean Allen (04/04/07)
Jacksonville Nell Dean Allen, 77, of Jacksonville, formerly of Manila, died Saturday, March 24, 2007, at Gassville Nursing Center. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Jewel Fleeman McCullough, and had lived most of her life in Jacksonville. She was a retired counselor for the Pulaski county Special School District and considered the teaching staff and students as her family. She leaves her dearest friend, Mrs. Pam Hall, of Jacksonville...
Gary Harrell (04/04/07)
Caraway Gary Harrell, 52, of Caraway, died Sunday, March 25, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Born in Jonesboro on Dec. 6, 1954, he was a dispatcher for a trucking company and of the Methodist belief. Survivors include his wife, Lee Ann Harrell of the home; a brother, Jim Harrell of Monette; a sister, Wallece Brewer of Jonesboro; two godchildren, Carson Bell and Sophie Bell, both of Caraway; and several nieces and nephews...