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Stories from Thursday, June 7, 2007

Memorial Day - a day of remembrance (06/07/07)
Town Crier News Staff Monette American Legion hosted a Memorial Day tribute to veterans on Sunday, May 27, at the Monette Cemetery. Post Commander Larry Drummond welcomed the veterans and their families in attendance. He placed an American flag in the soil, signifying the beginning of the special tribute...
Remembered from generation to generation (06/07/07)
Town Crier News Staff The true meaning of Memorial Day was apparent at the 2007 ceremony held at Garden Point Cemetery at 11 a.m. Monday, May 28. Residents and former residents of the area gathered to give tribute to family members and friends who died serving their country, honor all of the veterans buried at Garden Point, remember their loved ones, and the unveiling of a monument placed in memory of Joseph Allen Sisco, hometown World War II hero...
Retiring superintendent honored with reception (06/07/07)
Town Crier News Staff Retiring Riverside Superintendent Larry Nowlin was honored with a reception on Wednesday, May 30, as friends, administrators, and staff gathered to wish him well Nowlin will be retiring on June 30 with 36 years in education. He has served as Riverside superintendent for nine years. He spent nine years with the Brookland School District and 19 years in Earle...
Manila Class of 1957 celebrates 50th reunion (06/07/07)
Town Crier News Staff The '50s came back to life as the Manila class of 1957 celebrated their 50 year reunion on Friday night, May 25, at the Manila Depot. Approximately 100 classmates and guests were in attendance. The reunion started in the morning as classmates gathered at the Depot to visit. ...
Riverside's Johnson inks with Williams Baptist College  (06/07/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside's Marisa Johnson capped off one of the best careers in Lady Rebel history when she inked a letter of intent to play basketball for Williams Baptist College Tuesday afternoon at Riverside High School in Lake City. A beaming Johnson relished the moment, knowing she would get the opportunity to continue playing the sport she loves for the next four years as a Lady Eagle. ...
Oliver K. Armstrong (06/07/07)
Lake City Oliver K. Armstrong, 78, died Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at his home in Lake City. He attended Lake City United Methodist Church for the last 53 years. He is survived by his wife, Charlene Armstrong of the home; a daughter and her husband, Regina and Kevin Beine of Memphis; a son, Robert K. Armstrong of New York City; a grandson, Nicholas Z. Beine of Memphis; and a sister, Elizabeth Kamp of North Little Rock...
Jack Alexander (06/07/07)
Monette Jack Alexander, 74, of Monette, died Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Craighead County and had lived in Monette for 11 years, moving there from Memphis, Tenn. He was a retired sales manager for Harcros Chemical Company in Memphis, Tenn., and was a member of the Community Fellowship Church in Jonesboro...
Avery Jean Smith (06/07/07)
Bay Avery Jean Smith, infant daughter of Kevin and Jennifer Moore Smith, of Bay, died Monday, May 28, 2007, at the University of Medical Science in Little Rock. She was preceded in death by her sister, Kara Belle Smith. In addition to her parents, she is survived by grandparents, Richard and Cindy Holiman of Jonesboro, Allen and Aliy Moore of Twin Rivers, Alaska, and Larry and Virginia Smith of Manila...
Ruby Marie Pruitt (06/07/07)
Jonesboro Ruby Marie Pruitt, 95, died Sunday, May 27, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Monette on Jan. 20, 1912, to the late Walter and Della Tinkle Hazelwood. She had lived in Jonesboro for 25 years, formerly of Monette. She was a homemaker and member of Walnut Street Baptist Church. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star for more than 50 years, Order of the Amaranth where she was Worthy Matron for several years, and White Shrine of Jerusalem...
Eula V. Hutton Thieme (06/07/07)
Manila Eula V. Hutton Thieme, last surviving child of one of the pioneer families of Manila, died Monday, May 28, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. She was born in Manila Sept. 6, 1917, to J.M. and Mary Jane Ashabranner Hutton. Mr. ...
Edith Charlene Yeargain (06/07/07)
Marble Hill, Mo. Edith Charlene Yeargain, 72, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Monday, May 28, 2007, at her residence after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born Aug. 1, 1934, at Arbyrd, the daughter of Roy and Anna Mae Noble Wilmoth and oldest of seven children. She and Bill E. Yeargain were married on Nov. 5, 1953. Mrs. Yeargain was a homemaker and member of Glen Allen First Baptist Church...
Shirley Lee Blocker (06/07/07)
Manila Shirley Lee Blocker, 61, of Manila, widow of Franklin Blocker, Jr., died Monday, May 28, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Newport, she was the daughter of the late Roy Elvin Laxton and had been a longtime Manila area resident. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pleasant Plains Church of Christ...