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Stories from Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Leachville PD chief responds to allegations (09/19/07)
Town Crier News Staff The Leachville city council met on Monday, Sept. 10, and reviewed departmental reports, purchased standby water pump, and heard Police Chief Bryan Crites reply to charges against a city patrolman made at the August city council meeting...
Brian Archer appointed park commissioner (09/19/07)
Town Crier News Staff The Caraway council met on Thursday evening, Sept. 13, and worked through a short agenda consisting of a committee resignation, two appointments, and rural water rate discussion. The council accepted the resignation of Brian Clark from the City Park Commission, due to his moving away from Caraway. Brian Archer was appointed to finish out Clark's term on the committee, which expires in 2010. Greg Douglas was reinstated for another five-year term on the committee...
Lake City water/sewer department receives clean audit (09/19/07)
Town Crier News Staff The Lake City council reviewed recent audit and current financial records, dealt with accumulation of employee sick days and appointment of two new firemen at a called meeting Monday, Sept.10. Mayor Billy Anderson reported the audit of the Lake City Water and Sewer System done by CPA Scott Despain received a very good rating for accounting records and supporting documents...
Manila board hears principals' reports (09/19/07)
Town Crier News Staff Manila School Board member Donald Master was honored at the conclusion of Manila School Board meeting on Thursday. Master has served five years on the school board and did not seek re-election. "We appreciate your dedicated service to the Manila School District," Superintendent Pam Castor said...
BIC board hires personnel for after school programs (09/19/07)
Buffalo Island Central School Board members filled after school tutorial positions hiring Debbie King, Faith Rolland, Murlene Walker and Lisa Turner from the East campus, and Regina Welch, Patricia Duffel, Tina Fowler, Terrie Selby and Phyllis Moxley from the West campus. Karen McClelland was hired as DIBELS coordinator for the East and West elementary campuses...
Riverside netters remain undefeated (09/19/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside continued to solidify their position as one of the top tennis programs in the state with two more wins last week. The unbeaten Rebels traveled to Trumann Monday afternoon and came away with a hard fought 6-4 win over the Wildcats. Riverside completed their sweep with a 5-1 victory over conference foe Crowley's Ridge Academy on Tuesday to improve to 5-0 on the season...
Big Fourth Quarter Propels Rams Past Lions, 20-10 (09/19/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Paragould exploded for 20 fourth quarter points, including a 40-yard touchdown dash by Tyson Underwood, as the Rams rallied for a 20-10 win over Manila Monday night in junior varsity action at Paragould. The Lions and the Rams engaged in a defensive struggle for the first three quarters with Manila holding a 3-0 lead entering the fourth period, thanks to a 22-yard field goal from the foot of junior Frankie Cowgill. ...
Mary Ruth Johnson (09/19/07)
Leachville Mary Ruth Johnson, 90, of Leachville, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007, at the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. Born at Hornersville, Mo., she was the daughter of the late William and Leona Ragsdale Marshall and had lived most of her life in Leachville. ...
Mary Lou Parker (09/19/07)
Leachville Mary Lou Parker, 75, of Leachville, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. Born at Senath, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Ola Wilson Gholston and was a graduate of Senath High School. She had been a Leachville resident for most of her life and was retired from the former Brown Shoe Company in Leachville. Mrs. Parker was a member of the Leachville First Baptist Church...
Terry Polston (09/19/07)
Lake City Terry Polston, 47, of Lake City, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007, at his home. He lived in the Jonesboro area for 30 years. He was an advocate for the disabled. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Polston of Lake City; sons, Robert Anthony Polston of Strawberry, David Ryan Polston of Clarksville, Tenn.; parents, Jerry and Verlin Polston of Springdale; a brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Diane Polston of Clifty; sisters and brothers-in-law, Twana and Russell Miller of Evening Shade, Tonya and John Heckman of Sherwood, Tracy and Tim Day of Springdale; grandson, Taylor Blake Hugg; and grandmother, Pauline Mullins of Springdale.. ...
Mary Virginia Warren (09/19/07)
Leachville Mary Virginia Warren, 76, of Leachville, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born in Hornersville, she was the daughter of the late Elvis and Ida Thornton Rush and had been a resident of Blytheville and Bernie, Mo., before making her home in Leachville 38 years ago. She was a graduate of Gosnell High School, a homemaker and member of the Leachville Church of Christ...
Geneva Ruth Files (09/19/07)
Monette Geneva Ruth Files, 69, of Monette, formerly of Leachville, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. Born at Leslie, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Annie Layton Whisenant and was a lifelong area resident. She was a retired nurses aide and member of the Church of God...
Wanda Fletcher (09/19/07)
Lake City Wanda Lee Fletcher, 79, of Lake City died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 207, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a housewife and a member of Nettleton Church of Christ. She is survived by a daughter, Margaret Ann Davis of Jonesboro; a brother, Charles Davis of Hampton; five sisters, Maxine Trusell of Pine Bluff, Vernell Miller of Hampton, Jessie Fletcher of Cabot, Clara Pollard of Caraway and Dorthy Rutledge of Jonesboro; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...