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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Stories from Sunday, September 2, 2007

Manila approved for fire station (09/02/07)
Town Crier News Staff Mayor Clifford Veach informed city council members, during the regular August meeting, he had been notified of the approval for a new fire station. "We may be looking at bids by next month's meeting," Mayor Veach said. Veach also updated the council on the status of the lawsuit by the Buffalo Island Rural Water District...
Principal paid on Leachville back taxes (09/02/07)
Town Crier News Staff The Leachville City Council met in a lengthy session, Monday, Aug. 13, and discussed taxes, elevating the new water tower, and water rates. Leachville Mayor Sheila Spurlock told the council the entire principal on the back taxes has been paid, leaving only the charges for penalties and interest left unpaid...
John Carter Cash explores father's Delta roots (09/02/07)
Town Crier News Staff John Carter Cash, 37, son of musical artist Johnny and June Carter Cash, was given a historical tour of Delta country life as he picked cotton near his father's boyhood home in Dyess and chased the illusive Buffalo fish from the banks of the Tyronza River...
Jimmy Loyd Dean (09/02/07)
Reeds Spring, Mo. Jimmy Loyd Dean, 58, of Reeds Spring, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at his home. Born in Alicia, he was the son of the late Eual and Ruby Riley Dean and had been a longtime resident of Cleburne, Texas, before making his home in Reeds Spring 11 years ago. He was a carpenter and a member of the Healing River Worship Center in Walnut Shade, Mo...
Robert E. Lee Holliman (09/02/07)
Marshall Robert E. Lee (Bob) Holliman, 64, of Marshall, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at Manila Nursing Center. Born Jan. 12, 1943 in Quitman to the late Lubie Frank Holliman and Jennie Margarette Holliman, he had worked in rock gathering, factory manufacturing and was a long time area resident of the Marshall community...
Opaline Wallace Smothers (09/02/07)
Monette Opaline Wallace Smothers of Lakeside Nursing Center died Aug. 26, 2007, at the age of 85. She was born and raised in Monette. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethabara Baptist Church. She is survived by four daughters, Sandra Henard of Beebe, Diane Matherly of Clarksville, Tenn., Janet Robertson of Lake City and Terry McCulley of Paragould; a brother, P.D. ...
Martha Jean Stillwell (09/02/07)
Manila Martha Jean Stillwell, 66, of Manila, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Earnest and Dixie Turner Evans and had lived in Michigan before returning to Manila 25 years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of the Lake City Church of God...