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Stories from Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Variety show at Melody to benefit Agape House (07/03/07)
Town Crier News Staff Residents and supporters of the Agape House in Paragould will hold a benefit bake sale and variety show at the Melody Theater in Leachville on Saturday, July 14. The bake sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The variety show will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $5...
Monette Council to explore annexation (07/03/07)
Town Crier News Staff Monette City Council discussed annexation, city improvements to city buildings, ball parks and parks at the June 25 meeting. Mayor Chub Qualls invited former Black Oak and Caraway Mayor Danny Dunigan to address the council concerning potential annexation...
Manila Lion officers installed (07/03/07)
Town Crier News Staff Manila Lions Club held its annual banquet and installation of officers on Thursday, June 25. Incoming President Wendell Poteet welcomed members and guests. Following the opening ceremony and dinner, Lion Terry Carr gave a report saying they had had a good year...
Baseball -- the game that was (07/03/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Baseball has changed dramatically over the last 50 years. At one time, baseball was without question the number one sport in America. From the turn of the 20th century until the end of the 1960s, baseball was America's past time. Free agency and high salaries changed everything...
Lucille Franks (07/03/07)
Tuckerman Lucille Franks, 65, of Tuckerman died Sunday, June 24, 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, PeeWee Franks; parents, George Crabtree and Martha Wyckoff; sister, Sue Hatcher; and two brothers, T.W. Crabtree and Wayne Crabtree. She is survived by three sons, Thomas Franks, Jack Franks and wife, Dee, all of Tuckerman, and Sam Franks and wife, Carri, of Bradford; daughter, Lisa Franks of Tuckerman; brother, J. ...
James Lynn Fleeman (07/03/07)
Alvin, Texas James Lynn Fleeman, 64, of Alvin, Texas, died June 15, 2007. He was born on Dec. 17, 1942, in Manila, to Cecil and Wanda Bollinger Fleeman. He is the grandson of the late la and Sam Bollinger of Manila. He is survived by his wife, Pauletta Joyce Fleeman of Alvin; children, Jamie Leah Fleeman Minton of Alvin, Texas, James Edward Fleeman of League City, Texas, and Jeremy Lynn Fleeman of Alvin, Texas; grandchildren, Justin Minton, Ashley Minton, McKenzie Fleeman, Mykala Fleeman, Kyler Fleeman, Peyton Fleeman and Jaylynn Fleeman.. ...
Benny McKinley (07/03/07)
Monette Benny McKinley, 67 of Monette,died June 24, 2007, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. He was born in Chattanooga, Tenn. to the late Chester and Dorothy McKinley. He was a carpenter. He was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Cloud McKinley, of the home; four sons, Butch McKinley of Monette, David McKinley of Georgia, Ricky Rolland of Monette and Scott Rolland of Leachville; two daughters, Debbie Davis of Lake City and Lisa Fletcher of Monette; one brother, Marvin McKinley of Crawford, Texas; ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren and four beloved pets.. ...
Mary Ester Lee Stinnett (07/03/07)
Collierville, Tenn. Mary Ester Lee Stinnett, 67, of Collierville, Tenn., died June 21, 2007, after a long illness. She was a 1957 graduate of Manila High School. She was a member of Bethany Christian Church in Collierville, Tenn. She graduated with an Associates Degree in Business from State Technical Institute...
Wanda Faye Lee (07/03/07)
Caraway Wanda Faye Lee, 65, of Caraway died Tuesday, June 26, 2007. Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Harold Lee; children, Elizabeth Merlo of Mississippi, Vicki Crawford of Marmaduke, Rhonda Lee of Memphis and Sheila Lamb and Harold Lee Jr., both of Jonesboro; mother, Christine Nimmo of California; brothers and sisters, Alice Rugar of Wisconsin, Thelma Wilson, Billy Nimmo, Ted Nimmo and Steve Nimmo, all of California; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Johnny Allen Gates (07/03/07)
Paragould Johnny Allen Gates, 64 of Paragould, formerly of Leachville, died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Memphis, Tenn., he was the son of the late Harris and Mildred Hardin Gates and had been a longtime Leachville area resident before making his home in Paragould in 1996. He was employed by John Edwards Farms of Leachville and was of the Baptist faith...