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Stories from Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Caraway Fourth celebration draws large crowd (07/11/07)
Town Crier News Staff Caraway's Fourth of July Celebration 2007 marked the 61st anniversary of the community picnic drawing a large crowd with activities for all ages. The day was kicked off with a parade and flag raising ceremony. In the spirit of the holiday, parade participants decorated antique cars, trucks, tractors, floats, four-wheelers, and horses in red, white and blue. ...
Wallaces donate former bank building to City of Monette (07/11/07)
Town Crier News Staff David and Karen Wallace, of Leachville, turned over the keys to their historic First National Bank building to the City of Monette last week, with plans for it to become the new home of the Buffalo Island Museum. "We are so thankful for the generous gift from David and Karen," Mayor Chub Qualls said. "This is going to be a very attractive site for our museum and will add to the intersection beautification project that has just been completed."...
Towell and Sons Auto Sales receives Quality Dealer Award from Auto Services Company Inc. (07/11/07)
Towell and Sons Auto Sales Inc. recently received an award for being one of the best dealers for customer support and service according to Auto Services Co Inc. Towell and Sons has received this award every year since 1990. "It is truly an honor to receive this award. The fact that we have received it so many times makes me very proud. We will continue to give the very best in customer support in years to come," said owner Carroll Towell...
Caraway couple's home burns (07/11/07)
Town Crier News Staff When families were celebrating our nation's independence on Wednesday and while soldiers from the National Guard's 875th Battalion were in Iraq fighting for freedom, a soldier's wife in Caraway watched helplessly as her home went up in flames...
Trey DePriest returning to Kids World Golf Tournament (07/11/07)
Town Crier News Staff Trey DePriest, 8, of Monette has qualified for the 2007 US Kids World Golf Championship to be held in Pinehurst, N.C., on Aug. 2-4. This will be Trey's third year to qualify for the World Championship. Trey is the son of Thomas and Candie DePriest...
Lady Rebels visit Nettleton Basketball Camp (07/11/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Summer basketball camps usually provide coaches with an indication of the type team they will have for the upcoming season. Riverside traveled to Nettleton to face some of the better teams in the area in a two-day camp held the last week of June, and Lady Rebel Coach Greg Rainwater came away with reasons to be optimistic...
Imogene Caldwell Nettles (07/11/07)
Monette Imogene Caldwell Nettles, 8, of Monette died Friday, July 6, 2007, at Monette Manor. She was born July 11, 117, in Monette to James and Ora Smith Caldwell. On Oct. 4, 1933, she married William Glenn Nettles in Monette. She was a lifetime resident of Monette and a longtime member of Monette Assembly of God. She was a homemaker, worked at the Monette School lunchroom and Lane's Nursing Home of Caraway and Monette...
Connie Fern Shepard (07/11/07)
Leachville Connie Fern Shepard, 54 of Leachville, died Thursday, July 5, 207, at her home. Born at Monette, she was the daughter of the late Edward D. and Faye Lents Puckett. She was a retired shipping clerk and was a member of the First Assembly of God in Leachville...
Willis Runley Slaughter (07/11/07)
Osceola Willis Runley Slaughter, 71, of Osceola, died Friday, July 6, 2007, at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Werdna Slaughter of Osceola; daughters, Carmen Brewer of Caraway and Brigitte Ketchell of Bossier City, La.; grandchildren, Jonathan Alexander of Fort Campbell, Ky., Kristen Brewer of Caraway and Blair Glenn of Benton; sister, Francis Ballard of Memphis; and brothers, Ricky Slaughter of Luxora, Everett Slaughter of Osceola and Jessie Slaughter of Armorel...
William Edward "Bud" Thweatt (07/11/07)
Forrest City William Edward "Bud" Thweatt, 69, of Forrest City, died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at the Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis. Mr. Thweatt was born Nov. 19, 1937, in Brinkley, and was the son of Ernest Weeks Thweatt and Evie Flake Thweatt. He lived in St. Francis County most of his life, was a ceramic tile setter, and was a veteran of the Army...
Bobby Joe Imler (07/11/07)
Paragould Bobby Joe Imler, 51 of Paragould, formerly of Leachville, died Monday, July 2, 2007, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born at Monette, he was the son of the late Ruby Eubanks Imler and had lived most of his life in Leachville. He attended Leachville High School, was a self-employed home builder, and was a member of the Greater Vision Church and of the Pentecostal faith. He had been a Paragould resident for the past 20 years...
Eva Ruth Howerton (07/11/07)
Clinton Eva Ruth Howerton, 88, of Clinton, formerly of Memphis, Tenn., died Friday, July 6, 2007, at Ozark Nursing Center in Clinton. Born at Monette, she was the daughter of the late William and Eva Meacham Harris and had lived most of her life in Memphis. She was a former dental assistant and office manager for Dr. Malcolm Pruitt in Memphis for many years...
Riley Sordis Decker (07/11/07)
Cabot Riley Sordis Decker, 74, of Cabot, died Tuesday, June 26, 2007, at his home. He was born April 7, 1933, in Leachville, to the late Cordis and Fannie Decker. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Jerry Decker, and two sisters, Mary Reeves and Ruby Harrell...
Elizabeth Maxine Modesitt (07/11/07)
Manila Elizabeth Maxine Modesitt, 82 of Manila, died Thursday, July 5, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Thida, she was the daughter of the late Jessie Lee and Pherby Isebell Nolan Davidson. She was a lifelong Manila resident and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Manila...