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Stories from Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Life is good! (04/18/07)
Earl Jackson of Manila said he had been fishing at Mallard Lake for about an hour and so far had not had a bite, but he was still enjoying his fishing time. Jackson was taking advantage of the warmer weather and a comfortable chair just waiting for them to start biting. Jackson said if you are catching fish or not -- fishing is still one of the most relaxing places to be. (Town Crier photo/Revis Blaylock)...
Rescue 36 remains Leachville provider (04/18/07)
Town Crier News Staff Medical and emergency needs proved to be the lengthiest topics during the Leachville City Council 3 1/2 hour meeting Monday evening, April 9, as they made decisions on primary 911 ambulance service providers and random drug testing...
Caraway lots to be sold (04/18/07)
Town Crier News Staff The Caraway City Council met on April 9 and finalized plans to sell the land adjacent to the Basler Addition, east of town. Caraway aldermen passed Resolution 2007-2 agreeing to sell the 3.2 acres of land joining properties in the Basler Addition. The property is divided into seven lots of varying sizes. This will complete the first phase of the private sale of property...
BIC School Board OKs school property use for park entrance (04/18/07)
Town Crier News Staff Buffalo Island Central school board and representatives from the City of Monette discussed plans for additional ball fields during the regular meeting Monday, April 9, in Monette. Monette Mayor Chub Qualls, and councilmen Tom Carroll and Byron Sparkman addressed the board concerning a workable agreement for planned improvements to the city park and school ball fields...
Area Softball Roundup (04/18/07)
Manila Lady Lions Manila strengthened their grip on first place in the 3A-3 conference, winning three of four games last week. The Lady Lions began the week with a doubleheader sweep of Hoxie, winning the first game 5-4 before taking the nightcap 3-0...
Area Baseball Roundup (04/18/07)
Manila Lions The Lions reached the semi-finals of the Pioneer Classic in Batesville, but Heber Springs spoiled Manila's march to the championship with a 6-1 victory Wednesday afternoon. Jace Elkins and Kyle Evans both went 2-2 to pace the Lions offensively. ...
Bessie Miram Master (04/18/07)
Manila Bessie Miram Master, 95, of Manila, died Sunday, April 15, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of the late Joel and Oma Simms Meeker, and had been a Manila area resident most of her life. She was the widow of Walter Lee Master and was a longtime member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Manila...
Margie Geraldean Ashley (04/18/07)
Jonesboro Margie Geraldean Ashley, 77, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, April 7, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital at Walnut Ridge. She was born in Lake City on Aug. 30, 1929, into the family of Norman and Maggie Tiner. She retired from St. Bernards Medical Center and was of the Pentecost belief...
Ruth L. Lott (04/18/07)
Paragould Ruth L. Lott, 76, of Paragould, died Tuesday, April 10, 2007, at Greene Acres Nursing Home. Born June 30, 1930, in Mississippi County, Mrs. Lott was a homemaker, and a member of Lake Street Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Hughie Lott of Paragould; a son, Danny Ray Lott of Martin, Mich.; a brother, Carl Caperton of Otsego, Mich.; a sister, Robbie Neil Floyd of Indianapolis, Ind.; and two half-sisters, Yvonne Clay of Daingerfield, Texas, and Joan Romain of Ash Flat. ...
Ron Lindenmuth (04/18/07)
Leachville Ron Lindenmuth, 46, of Leachville, died Wednesday, April 11, 2007, at St.Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Fort Mead, Md., he lived in several areas with his military family. He lived in Trumann and Clarksville, Tenn. before moving to Leachville earlier this year. He worked as a machine operator for Haworth in Jonesboro, was a realtor in Texas and restaurant manager in Illinois. He was a protestant and a U.S. Navy veteran...
Freddie Lee Ledford (04/18/07)
Manila Freddie Lee Ledford, 75, of Manila, died Sunday, April 8, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Hico, Texas, he was the son of the late H.K. and Estatina Richey Ledford and had lived in Manila since 1991. Blind since the age of three months, Mr. Ledford became an accomplished musician and enjoyed teaching piano and guitar and playing in his own country music band...
Charles Willis Judkins (04/18/07)
Lake City Charles Willis Judkins of Lake City, formerly of Lepanto, died at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro on Wednesday, April 11. He was a retired tool and die worker for Jonesboro Tool and Die Company. Survivors include his sons, Steven Michael Judkins of Ionia, Mich., Edward Lane Judkins and James Allen Judkins, both of Phoenix; daughter, Deanna Kay Judkins of Wayland, Mich.; brother, Bill Judkins of Maynard; sisters, Joyce Hitchcock of Freemont, Calif., Jane Flynn of Atlanta and Kay Englesman of Grand Rapids, Mich.; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.. ...
Glenn Henry (04/18/07)
Manila Glenn Henry, 75, of Manila, died Saturday, April 14, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Charlie and Goldia Fleeman Henry and was a lifelong Manila resident. He was a graduate of Manila High School, member of the First Baptist Church and a U.S. ...
Ruby Harrell (04/18/07)
Pullman, Mich. Ruby Juanice Marie Harrell, 76, of Pullman, Mich., died Monday, April 2, 2007, in South Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation. A homemaker, she had attended the Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Cecil; two sons, Dan and wife, Donna Harrell of Holland, and David Harrell of Saugatuck; two daughters, Deborah Kelch of Saugatuck, and Doris and husband, Bob Rummelt of Pullman; seven grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Jim and wife, Ann Decker of South Haven, Gene and wife, Helen Decker of South Haven, Riley Decker of Cabot, Robin Decker of Manila; three sisters, Brenda and husband, George Bratton of Atkins, Sue Lester of Manila, Lovie and husband Don Wolding of Hamilton.. ...
Summer Michelle Maddox (04/18/07)
Lake City Summer Michelle Maddox, 18, of Lake City, died Sunday, April 8, 2007 at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. She was born in St. Louis, Mo., and lived in Lake City for three years, moving there from Gulf Breeze, Fla. She was a part-time checker for Farmers Market in Lake City and was a member of the Liberty Full Gospel Church...
Joan Ellen Briley Thomas (04/18/07)
Waycross, Ga. Joan Ellen Briley Thomas died Wednesday, March 21, 2007, at the age of 63 after a brief illness. She was a lifelong resident of Manila until moving to Waycross, Ga. She was preceded in death by her parents, T.E. Briley and Pauline Wortham Briley, and a sister, Barbara Ann Briley Hatley...
Billy D. Stone (04/18/07)
Lake City Billy D. Stone, 72, of Lake City, died Thursday, April 12, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Lake City on March 31, 1935, to the late Elmer and Ruby Stone, he was a member of the Lake City United Methodist Church. He received a B.S.E. ...
Mary Fletcher (04/18/07)
Monette Mary Ellen Bunch Fletcher, 94, of Monette died Tuesday, April 10, 2007, in Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Born in Black Oak on Jan. 18, 1913, she was a homemaker and a member of the Black Oak Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Fletcher; her parents, Henry and Luna Bunch; a son, Ray Bunch; a grandson, Brian Keith Fletcher; and 10 brothers and sisters...