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Stories from Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Looking good for 100 (05/09/07)
In conjunction with Manila Clean Up month the old barn located at the center of Manila received a new coat of paint. The 100 year old barn still stands proud as a reminder of the days when it was known by traders far and near as Riley Dunkin's mule barn. The ice house still stands adjacent to the mule barn. (Town Crier photo/Revis Blaylock)...
Nicole Poe relearns to walk and talk (05/09/07)
Town Crier News Staff Nicole Poe's Leachville home was a beautiful sight to her as she and her family returned home on Monday, April 30, after spending 36 days at Children's Hospital in Little Rock. Nicole, a ninth grade student at Buffalo Island Central junior high, is quick to tell how your life can change from one day to the next...
Emerson to take over Buffalo Island Ambulance Service (05/09/07)
Town Crier News Staff Monette council members declared a financial emergency and voted to discontinue the Buffalo Island Emergency Medical Service and sell to Emerson Ambulance Service, in Jonesboro, during a special session Thursday evening. The Buffalo Island EMS (Rescue 36) board of directors and representatives from the cities of Monette, Black Oak and Leachville were on hand to discuss the planned merger with Emerson...
BIC board offers coach's contract (05/09/07)
Town Crier News Staff Buffalo Island School Board met for four hours Saturday night interviewing three coaching prospects to fill the position formerly held by Bill Taylor, boys' coach and athletic director. BIC directors had formerly narrowed the field of 11 applicants to three. ...
Caroline Taylor welcomes Twister (05/09/07)
Town Crier News Staff Young cancer patient Caroline Taylor, 5, of Caraway received a very unusual gift last month - a miniature horse, complete with saddle and equipment. Caroline's parents, Curtis and Lisa Taylor, said their daughter had always wanted a horse, and often expressed that to her family and friends...
Lady Lions finish runner-up in Regional Tournament (05/09/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Katie Donner drilled a clutch two-out single in the bottom of the sixth inning to tie the score and Brooke Hill scampered home with the winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the eighth to lift Manila to a thrilling 7-6 victory over Corning in the semi-finals of the Class 3A Region 3 Softball Tournament Monday night at Harrison...
Smackover holds off Lady Lions' late charge in state tournament (05/09/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff They were young, starting over half of the team with freshmen, but in the end, the Manila Lady Lions (23-8, 13-30) looked like seasoned veterans as they did what they needed to do to put themselves in to a position to win against a truly veteran Smackover squad. The Lady Bucks, however, held off in the end for the 2-1 victory in the opening round of the 3A state playoffs in Sherwood Friday...
Charles William Brickell (05/09/07)
Caraway Charles William Brickell, 91, of Caraway died Thursday, May 3, 2007, at his residence. He was born in Batesville on April 20, 1916, to the late Theodore Leghorn and Teania Halsey Brickell. He was a barber in Caraway and member of Caraway Church of Christ...
Kenneth Pete Reece (05/09/07)
Manila Kenneth Pete Reece, 69 of Manila, formerly of Lake City, died Sunday, May 6, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at the Needham Community, he was the son of the late James and Anna Belle West Reece and had been a longtime Lake City area resident. He was a retired tile installer having been employed by Holmes Tile Company and was of the Baptist faith...
William Edward "Ed" Robertson (05/09/07)
Leachville William Edward "Ed" Robertson, 60, of Leachville, died Monday, April 30, 2007, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born in North Carolina, he was the son of the late Roscoe and Rachael Robertson and had been a Leachville resident for the past 10 years. He was a former maintenance worker for the Leachville Housing Authority and was of the Church of God faith...
Floyd "Pete" Selby, Jr. (05/09/07)
Leachville Floyd "Pete" Selby Jr., 81, of Leachville, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. A lifelong Leachville resident, he was the son of the late Floyd and Nora Hedrick Selby and was a 1943 graduate of Leachville High School. ...
Edith Mae Tyler (05/09/07)
Caraway Edith Mae Tyler, 97, of Caraway, formerly of Hoxie and Pocahontas, died Saturday, May 6, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. A homemaker, she was a Baptist and the widow of W.H. Tyler. She was preceded in death by her husband; three sisters; five brothers; a daughter, Jeanette; and four sons, P.J., Randell, Elmer and Wilburn...
Terry Wayne Anderson (05/09/07)
Lake City Terry Wayne Anderson, 38, of Lake City died Thursday, May 3, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He had lived in the Caraway and Lake City area all of his life. He is survived by his parents, Eldon and Patsy Anderson of Lake City; sisters, Rhonda Anderson of Lake City and Vicki Terrell and husband, Donnie, of Cookeville, Tenn.; grandmother, Julia Justus of Caraway; niece, Renee Terrell; and nephew, Aaron Terrell, both of Cookeville...
Shirley Jo Dunkerson (05/09/07)
Caraway Shirley Jo Dunkerson, of Caraway, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Milligan Ridge on Oct. 23, 1942 to the late Rudolph and Jesse Schoolfield. She was homemaker and a member of the Buffalo Chapel Baptist Church...