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Stories from Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Leachville women warn of scam (09/12/07)
Town Crier News Staff Brenda Barger of Leachville and her daughter, Nikki, want to warn everyone about a scam which made its way to their mailbox. "It looked official, the man said all of the right things, and familiar names were used on the check and the sweepstakes notice," Mrs. Barger said...
Street named after long-time educator (09/12/07)
Town Crier News Staff The City of Monette officials are honoring longtime educator Edna Mae Freeman, 93, by naming a street after, to be called Edna Mae Way. Monette Mayor Chub Qualls visited Mrs. Freeman to tell her of the council's decision, and she was delighted...
Manila council making plans for swimming pool (09/12/07)
Town Crier News Staff The construction of a swimming pool was the topic of a special called Manila City Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 3. Mayor Clifford Veach called the special meeting to give council members the opportunity to review bond proposals and review cost estimates...
Manila college student returns from mission trip (09/12/07)
Ambassadors in Mission (A.I.M.) present opportunities for students to go on short term mission trips in areas throughout the world. A.I.M is responsible for getting thousands of students on the mission field each year, and the destinations this year include Caracus, Venezuela; Ekaterinburg, Russia; and Glasgow, Scotland...
Lady Rebels Place Second in District Golf Tournament (09/12/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside Lady Rebels fired a team score of 158 to garner a 2A District runner-up finish and a trip to the Regional Tournament beginning Thursday at Melbourne. Kailey Holt led the Lady Rebels with a nine hole score of 48 as Riverside finished eight shots behind tournament champion Armorel Wednesday afternoon at the Walnut Ridge Country Club. Morgan Emery shot a 53 while Katey Campbell came away with a score of 57...
Lion golfers advance to Regional Tournament (09/12/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Michael Shedd's three over par 73 helped lead Manila to a runner-up finish in last week's 3A District Tournament Championship at the Victory Lake Golf Course in Corning, advancing the Lions to the regional tournament Sept. 17-19 in Little Rock...
Rebel netters remain unbeaten (09/12/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside boys shut out old nemesis East Poinsett County 4-0 while the Lady Rebels battled to a 2-2 tie as both teams remained unbeaten in high school tennis action Thursday afternoon at Lepanto. Riverside swept all three singles matches on the boys' side, led by Cody Richardson's 6-4 win over Chris Stover at number one singles. Garrett Weaver shut out Kyle Tomlison...
Thunderbirds nip Manila 16-14 (09/12/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila won the statistical battle, but came up short on the score board as Cross County squeezed by the Lions 16-14 Thursday night in junior high football action at Cherry Valley. The Lions rolled up 300 yards of total offense compared to the Thunderbird's 250, but a pair of successful two point conversion plays proved to be the difference...
Jessie David Snow (09/12/07)
Leachville Jessie David Snow, 71, of Leachville, formerly of Monette, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at his home. Born in McCrory, he was the son of the late Ben and Agnes Snow and had been a Monette resident before making his home in Leachville. He was a longtime commercial fisherman and a farmer...
Bobby "Shane" Pilgram (09/12/07)
Blytheville Bobby "Shane" Pilgram, 27, of Blytheville, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born Jan. 23, 1980, in Jonesboro, to Ronnie Pilgram and Judith Darlene Gaylord Crickenberger, he was a longtime area resident...
Johnny Van Jones (09/12/07)
Black Oak Johnny "J.J." Van Jones, 50, died, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at his residence. He was born in Caraway to the late Ray and Claudette Qualls Jones. He worked as a river boat captain. He was a member of the Monette Masonic Lodge 558. Survivors include his wife, Gayla Cullum Jones, of the home...
Ray Noel Goodson (09/12/07)
Black Oak Ray Noel Goodson, 85, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007 at St Bernard Medical Center. He was born near Harrisburg on Oct. 17, 1921 to the late John Wiley Goodson and Laura Tucker Goodson and lived in Black Oak most of his life. He was a retired public school teacher for over 30 years having taught at Dixie, Black Oak and Monette schools. He also drove a school bus for 30 years without an accident. He was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and lifetime member of the PTA...
Maxie Lanell Forshee (09/12/07)
Blytheville Maxie Lanell Forshee, 86, of Blytheville, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born June 19, 1921 in Stone County to the late Rufus Forshee and Dottie Lindsey Forshee, she was a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church. She loved flowers, gardening and taking care of her disabled daughter, Kay...
Ray Wesley Palmer (09/12/07)
Manila Ray Wesley Palmer, 75, of Manila died Friday, Sept. 7, 2007, at Manila. He was born to Leer and Annie Thomas Palmer and was retired from Randall Company. Children Donna Cole, Debbie Campbell, Linda Salomon, Janette Spain, Annette Rardon, Johnny Palmer, Billy Palmer, Jimmy Palmer and Kenneth Palmer; brother, Larry Palmer; sisters, Shirley Isabell, Velma Formica, and Kathryn Elmore; 21 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren survive him...