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Stories from Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Awh, nuts! (06/26/07)
The traffic and noise didn't stop this squirrel from stopping to enjoy a nut before the climb back up the tree. He was caught on camera taking a break too close to the Town Crier office. (Town Crier photo/Revis Blaylock)
BI Relay raises over $20,000 (06/26/07)
Town Crier News Staff The sixth annual Buffalo Island American Cancer Relay for Life was held Friday, June 15, at the Leachville City Park. Relay for Life is the American Cancer society's signature event. The event honors cancer survivors who are winning their fight. It is also a memorial for loved ones who lost their battle against cancer...
Swimming pool to go to Manila voters (06/26/07)
Blytheville Courier News MANILA -- In its regular meeting Monday the Manila City Council agreed the issue of a new city swimming pool should go to the voters. In last month's regular meeting, the Council discussed the possibility of asking voters to approve a half-cent tax to build and operate a new city pool...
Manila tackles personnel (06/26/07)
Blytheville Courier News MANILA -- The Manila School Board addressed a number of personnel matters during its regular meeting Thursday. After approving its minutes from previous meetings, approving financial statements and adopting the proposed budget for the 2008-09 school year, which is an annual requirement by the state. The board went into executive session to discuss personnel...
Manila's Priest eager to begin role as girls basketball coach (06/26/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff New Manila girls head basketball Coach Jeff Priest was looking for a school with a rich basketball tradition, one where players and fans live and breathe the game. Priest believes he has found that school and community in Manila...
Monette Bulldogs cap off banner season with League Championship (06/26/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff The Monette Bulldogs' 11-12 year old baseball team wrapped up a banner season, sweeping their way through the league tournament the weekend of June 23-24. After going undefeated in conference play with a perfect 8-0 mark, Head Coach David Clark's Bulldogs finished the season with an impressive 34-5 record, which included a tournament title earlier in the year at Marked Tree...
Donna Sue Tacker (06/26/07)
Tyronza Donna Sue Tacker, 64, of Tyronza died June 21, 2007, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis. She was born and raised in Hamilton, Ohio, where she was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and served her community by volunteering at the local food bank. She was a member of St. Norbert's Catholic Church and U.S. Air Force veteran...
Bonnie Lou Williams (06/26/07)
Leachville Bonnie Lou Williams, 69 of Leachville, died Saturday, June 23, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Monette, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Pearl Beatrice Manus, was a lifelong resident and of the Baptist faith...
J.W. "Dub" Church (06/26/07)
Leachville J.W. "Dub" Church, 80, of Leachville, died Saturday, June 23, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late James Walter and Hazel Eubanks Church and was a lifelong resident. He was a member of Leachville Church of Christ, retired machine operator for Emerson Electric and a retired Leachville volunteer fireman. He was a graduate of Leachville High School and an Army veteran of the Korean War...
Luther Edward Parks (06/26/07)
Manila Luther Edward Parks, 93, of Manila, died Friday, June 22, 207, at the Manila Nursing Center. A longtime resident of Manila, he was born Dec. 3, 1913, in Trenton, Tenn. Mr. Parks was a retired farmer and a member of the Little River Baptist Church...