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Stories from Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Missed again! (08/15/07)
The towns of Caraway and Monette participated in the 24th annual National Night Out Tuesday, Aug. 7. The night is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support for local anticrime programs; strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships and send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. This brave Caraway resident took her turn in the dunking booth. (Town Crier photo/Nan Snider)...
Riverside School Board plans public meetings (08/15/07)
Town Crier News Staff The Riverside School Board met on Monday, Aug. 6, in Lake City and accepted one teacher resignation, hired three employees and approved five student transfers. The board went into a lengthy executive session to discuss hiring personnel...
Layne honored for 50 years of service (08/15/07)
Town Crier News Staff Lucian "Jiggs" Layne, of Monette, was honored in June for his 50 years as a National Rural Letter Carrier. He delivered mail in around the Monette area from 1957 to 2007. He fondly remembers the years from 1957 to 2007 as he drove the back roads of Craighead County delivering and receiving mail for the U.S. Postal Service...
World travels captured with photography (08/15/07)
Town Crier News Staff Becky Sue Climer, of Leachville, is a world traveler and accomplished photographer, and has the scrapbooks to prove it. At age 76 she is a self-professed Army brat, a member of the Women's Army Corps, and mother of six. She is currently living with her daughter and son-in-law, Holly and Dick Healey, near Leachville...
Monette teen killed in crash (08/15/07)
A one-vehicle accident claimed the life of a Monette teenager late Friday, according to a report from Arkansas State Police. Seth W. Whited, 18, was driving north on Reeves Street in Monette at 10:47 p.m. when the 2005 Ford Explorer he was driving ran off the east side of the road, according to Senior Cpl. Terry Whitley. Whited then overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll over and eject the driver, he said...
Records and controversies dominate sports world (08/15/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff It's been quite a week in sports. Barry Bonds became the all-time home run king in the major leagues, Tiger Woods won his 13th major championship by capturing the PGA title, moving closer to Jack Nicklaus' record 18 majors, and more controversy reared its ugly head in the continuing soap opera surrounding Razorback Head Football Coach Houston Nutt...
Caroline Olivia Taylor (08/15/07)
Caraway Caroline Olivia Taylor, also known as "Princess Caroline," age 5, of Caraway, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at her residence in Caraway. Caroline was born in Jonesboro on Dec. 10, 2001, and lived all of her life in Caraway. She attended New Hope Baptist Church near Caraway with her family and was preceded in death by her granddad, Charles Taylor...
Mary Beth Bounds (08/15/07)
Monette Mary Beth Bounds, 64, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2007 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Jonesboro to the late George and Mary Dalene Sembler and lived in the Monette area most of her life. She was a member of the Monette First Baptist Church and retired from the MidSouth Bank. She graduated from Monette High School in 1960...
Rose Marie Crosskno (08/15/07)
Leachville Rose Marie Crosskno, 55, of Leachville, formerly of Blytheville, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She leaves brothers and sisters and their spouses, James Crosskno (Glenda) of Gobler, Mo., Clarence Crosskno (Patsy) of Dell, Harold Crosskno of Newhall, Calif., Dennis Crosskno (Patricia) of Summerfield, Fla., Billy Crosskno (Judy) of Blytheville, Maxine Hodge (Quincy) of Blytheville, Helen Heathman (Dwight) of Springdale and Nora Jane Yates (Jim) of Maumelle.. ...
Larry Thomas Jeffers (08/15/07)
Monette Larry Thomas Jeffers, 64, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at his home. He was born I Black Oak to the late Fred and Essie Jeffers and was a longtime resident of the Caraway area. He was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church and a machine specialist with American Greetings. He served in the Arkansas National Guard...
Joe Mark Killough (08/15/07)
Paragould Joe Mark Killough, 44, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at his residence. He was born in Leachville. Survivors include his mother, Sharon George of Paragould; father, Joe Killough of Porum, Okla.; two sisters, Jennifer Pugh of Blytheville and Suzanne Jones of Jonesboro; a nephew, Phillip Pugh; and four nieces, Samantha King, Megan Emmons, Kama Strickland and Alyssa Jones...
Gary Blaine White (08/15/07)
Osceola Gary Blaine White, 53, of Osceola, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2007 at South Mississippi County Regional Medical Center in Osceola after an extensive illness. Born April 8, 1954, in Osceola to the late Eugene White and Charlie Frances Reese White, Mr. White was a lifelong area resident of the Osceola community...
Seth Wallace Whited (08/15/07)
Monette Seth Wallace Whited, 18, of Monette died Friday Aug. 10, 2007. Born at Jonesboro Aug. 25, 1988, he was a farmer and was attending Arkansas Northeastern College, pursuing a physical therapy degree. He was a member of Monette First Baptist Church, where he was active in the youth program. He was an avid outdoor hunter, fisherman and water sportsman...
Paul Alley Carter (08/15/07)
Cardwell Paul Alley Carter, 92, of Cardwell, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at the Senath Nursing Center. Born in Beedeville, he was the son of the late Amos and Pearl Hayes Carter and had been a lifelong Cardwell resident. He was a farmer and member of the Antioch Church of Christ near Cardwell...