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Stories from Thursday, May 31, 2007

Cody Harrell and puppy, Banker, receives ribbon (05/31/07)
Cody Harrell, 4, of Monette attended the Super Retriever Series on May 12 in Dyersburg with his dad. Cody was able to run his black lab puppy, Banker, and received a ribbon in the puppy stake. Cody is the son of Bear and Darla Harrell. He is the grandson of Larry and Fran Cothren of Monette and Roy and Kate Harrell of St. Louis. (photo provided)...
Agape House - hope for recovery (05/31/07)
Town Crier News Staff Jodei Adams Crump, a Leachville native, is almost halfway through a 120 day program at the Agape House in Paragould. She said she has a renewed hope for a successful, drug-free life and wants everyone to know about the Agape House. Two year old Christian transitional home is under the direction of Sunny Curtis, founder and director...
Manila Council tables new dog ordinance (05/31/07)
Town Crier News Staff Manila City Council members continued their discussion on a vicious dog ordinance at the regular meeting Monday evening, May 21. Council members had discussed at the April meeting changing the existing ordinance defining vicious dogs as pit bulls, possibly banning pit bulls and giving owners one year to get rid of their dogs...
Lake City splash pad opening nears (05/31/07)
The Lake City council met Monday evening, May 21, and worked through a short agenda consisting of leave of absence, new sewer lines, and city-wide yard sale. Mayor Billy Anderson discussed the hiring of Terry Chisnall as a part time temporary worker to help out while Norman Eidson is on leave of absence. ...
Brothers form professional service (05/31/07)
Town Crier News Staff Wes Wagner, attorney at law, has joined his father, Wayne Wagner, attorney at law, and his brother, Tommy Wagner, M.D., at the offices located at 434 West Highway 18, Manila. The joint venture started a few years ago as the two young men were looking to the future following medical school and law school...
Lady Rebels claim 2A-3 Conference track championship (05/31/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside is only in their second year of track and field competition, but the Rebels are quickly becoming a force in the 2A-3 Conference. Led by sophomore Kailey Holt, who took home top honors as the high point individual champion, the senior Lady Rebels captured the conference crown, scoring a meet high 131 points May 10th at Paragould...
Riverside's junior girls and boys claim runner-up finishes in 2A-3 Conference track meet (05/31/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Kyley Campbell claimed the Overall Points Championship, leading the Lady Rebels to a runner-up finish at the 2A-3 conference track meet May 10th at Parargould. Earle nipped Riverside with a winning total of 119 points, three better than the Lady Rebel's 116...
Ricky Don Galloway (05/31/07)
Leachville Ricky Don Galloway, 32 of Leachville, died Monday, May 21, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, he was the son of Carroll and Martha Hitchcock Galloway. He was a lifelong Leachville area resident and was of the Pentecostal Faith...
James B. Holbrook (05/31/07)
Lake City James B. Holbrook, 73, of Lake City died Saturday, May 19, 2007, in NEA Medical Center at Jonesboro. Born in Kentucky, he had lived in Lake City for three and a half years and was a retired steel mill worker. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tilsmon and Audrey Holbrook; six sisters; and two brothers...
Robert F. "Bob" Miller (05/31/07)
Monette Robert F. "Bob" Miller, 75 of Monette, died Monday, May 21, 2007. He was born on July 5, 1931. He was a member of the Monette First Baptist Church, a past Sunday School teacher, RAE leader and was on various committees of the church. He was a retired farmer, past Monette School Board member, Monette City Council member, Craighead County SACS Committee and Cub Scout Master. ...
Margaret Ada Shipley (05/31/07)
Maumelle Margaret Ada Shipley, 76, of Maumelle, formerly of Leachville, died Wednesday, May 16, 2007. Born in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Ruth Hill Shipley, Sr. She attended Arkansas State College, was a former teacher and recently retired as a bookkeeper with Horton Drywall...
Janie Marie Swaims (05/31/07)
Leachville Janie Marie Hall Swaims, 37 of Leachville, died Monday, May 21, 2007, at her residence. Born June 14, 1969 in Wichita, Kan., she had been a longtime Batesville area resident before making her home in Leachville two years ago. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Calvin Lebren Watson (05/31/07)
Manila Calvin Lebren Watson, 64, of Manila, died Monday, May 21, 2007, at his home. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Benny Lebren Watson and was a lifelong Manila area resident. He was a retired farmer, a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Manila, and an avid hunter and fisherman...
Gerald W. "Dub" Adams (05/31/07)
Arbyrd Gerald W. "Dub" Adams, 82, of Arbyrd, died Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould after a long illness. He was born Feb. 2, 1925, in Greene County to the late James Oliver and Golda Grooms Adams. He was a retired educator and businessman. ...
Fred Herndon (05/31/07)
Jackson, Tenn. Funeral services for James Fredrick (Fred) Herndon, 70, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2007, in the chapel of Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home with Rev. Don Thrasher officiating. Burial was in New Salem Cemetery at Mason Hall in Obion County, Tenn...