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Stories from Wednesday, August 8, 2007

A lot of slaw! (08/08/07)
Hunter Drury, third grade student at Buffalo Island East Elementary in Leachville, raised the largest cabbage in the school's Bonnie Farms Cabbage project. His cabbage weighed 19 pounds and measured three feet from leaf-to-leaf. Hunter is the son of Jacky and Judy Drury of Leachville. Hunter harvested his cabbage on June 25. (photo provided)...
Manila Waterworks receives recognition (08/08/07)
Town Crier News Staff Bruce T. Wilson, DDS, presented the city of Manila with a 2006 Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the Arkansas Department of Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Fluoridation is the adjustment of fluoride in the water to a level optimal for preventing tooth decay. The award recognizes communities that have maintained a consistent level of optimally fluoridated water for the calendar year...
Rev. Jerry Reed returns home (08/08/07)
Town Crier News Staff Jerry Reed, new minister at the Monette and Lake City United Methodist Churches, was not a stranger to most of the members at both congregations. Reed became pastor of Monette and Lake City churches the first of July. He served part time in the ministry from 1995 to 2000 before becoming a full time pastor...
Edwards named Top Young Farmer and Rancher finalists (08/08/07)
LITTLE ROCK -- Three families have been named as finalists in the 2007 Arkansas Farm Bureau Young Farmer & Rancher Achievement contest which awards outstanding efforts in farming operations, leadership activities and community involvement. They are Todd and Marti Edwards of Leachville, who raise cotton; Joe and Sarah Haller of Magazine, who raise beef cattle and broilers; and Jeff and Trish Milam of Prescott, who have a cow-calf and poultry operation...
Former Rebel enjoys success in first year of coaching (08/08/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Building a winning tradition is very important to Black Rock Head Baseball and Basketball Coach Jeff Womack. Womack, a Riverside graduate, is well on his way to achieving that goal after leading the Zebras to a conference baseball championship and a state tournament bid in his very first year at the helm. ...
Lions begin practice for upcoming football season (08/08/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila began preparing for the second full season of football last week as both the junior and senior high teams get ready for the upcoming season. Manila Head Coach Toby Doke has been putting his troops through two practices a day...
Katie G. Guy (08/08/07)
Lake City Katie Geneva Guy, 87, died Monday, July 3, 2007, at Lakeside Nursing Center where she had lived since Aug. 2002. She was born Oct. 28, 1919, in the Nettleton Community. She was a lifetime member of Nettleton Methodist Church. Before going into the nursing center, she had lived at the same address in Jonesboro since 1946. ...
Ira Lynn Faulk (08/08/07)
Lake City Ira Lynn Faulk, 55, of Lake City (Dixie community) died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at his residence. He was born Feb. 20, 1952, in Paragould, the son of the late Shirley Ellis and Wilma Rozella Jeffers Faulk. He was employed at St. Bernards Medical Center and was a collector of Indian artifacts. He was a member of Dixie Baptist Church...
Beulah Gould Martin (08/08/07)
Augusta Beulah Gould Martin, 80, of Augusta, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007, at her home. Born Feb. 26, 1927, in Maynard, the daughter of the late Joe and Louie Yates Gould, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest Handler Martin, Sr...
Sarah "Marie" McFarland (08/08/07)
Leachville Sarah "Marie" McFarland of Leachville died July 29, 2007, at her daughter's home in Shreveport, La. She was born in Oil Trough and lived most of her life in Leachville. She was a homemaker and member of Happy Corner Assembly of God Church...
Ruth Beatrice Ward (08/08/07)
Caraway Ruth Beatrice Ward, 93, of Caraway died Saturday, Aug. 04, 2007, at Lakeside Nursing Center. She was born in Black Oak to the late Bob and Maude Wilson. Bea loved being a nurse and her family. She was a loving mother, sister and grandmother. Her grandchildren lovingly called her Nanny Ted. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Terry F. Wright (08/08/07)
Caraway Terry Faye Wright, 45, of Caraway died Saturday, July 28, 2007, at Baptist East at Memphis. Born Jan. 5, 1962, at Lepanto, she was a homemaker and of the Southern Baptist faith. She is survived by daughters, Crystal Wright and Jennifer Wright, both of Caraway, and six grandchildren...
Jessie May Layton (08/08/07)
Leachville Jessie May Layton, 66, of Leachville died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at her home. Born in Jonesboro, she was the daughter of the late Jess and Hattie Jane Willis Baxley and a lifelong area resident. She was a longtime employee of Brown Shoe Company and was of the Baptist faith...