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Stories from Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Riverside Superintendent looks forward to construction (09/26/07)
Town Crier News Staff It was business as usual for Riverside Superintendent Tommy Knight last week following the passage of the 9-mill school tax increase on Sept. 18. The school tax passed with a vote of 596 for and 531 against. "I am looking toward the future for our school and the construction of our new classrooms," Knight said. ...
Swimming pool will be decided by the voters (09/26/07)
Town Crier News Staff Only a few Manila citizens attended a public meeting to express opinions for the construction of a swimming pool. The meeting was held Monday evening prior to the regular September city council meeting. Jeremy Bennett and Roy Brymer offered positive comments about the construction of a swimming pool in Manila...
McCain wins Manila school board race (09/26/07)
Incumbent Johnny McCain will be returning to the Manila School Board winning his second five year term for Position 6. McCain received 215 votes and his opponent Teressa Tippy received 166 votes. Tracey Reinhart, unopposed, will be the new board member for Position 2, also a five year term. He will be following Donald Master who did not seek re-election...
Caraway woman killed in two vehicle accident (09/26/07)
A Caraway woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon on Arkansas Highway 18 east of Lake City. Janice D. Hollands, 60, of was pronounced dead at the scene by Craighead County Coroner Toby Emerson. The accident happened at approximately 4 p.m...
Lady Rebels suffer first defeat of season  (09/26/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside Lady Rebels came away with a pair of victories over Trumann and Walnut Ridge in last week's tennis action but suffered their first loss of the year against a strong Westside squad on Wednesday in Jonesboro. Riverside began the week battling East Poinsett County to a 3-3 tie with the Lady Rebels sweeping all three singles matches before watching the Lady Warriors rally to complete a sweep of their own in doubles action...
Rebel netters gain three more victories (09/26/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside powered their way to three more victories while battling the 3A Westside Warriors to an 8-8 deadlock in a busy week of high school tennis action. The Rebels began the week on Monday with a 3-1 win against rival East Poinsett County and followed up with a convincing 6-1 triumph over Trumann on Tuesday. ...
Junior Lions gain first victory of year (09/26/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila broke an 8-8 tie in the fourth quarter on a Dillon Burrow touchdown run and sealed the deal when Cody Adamson pounced on a Greene County Tech fumble with just over 1:00 to play, giving the Junior Lions their first victory of the season Thursday night at Paragould...
Raiders sack Lions, 34-3 (09/26/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Frankie Cowgill's 46-yard field goal provided Manila with one of their few highlights of the night as Nettleton rolled to a 34-3 victory Monday night at Raider Field in junior varsity action. Nettleton got on the board early when Victor Flores scooped up a Manila fumble and raced 25 yards for the game's first touchdown at the 8:59 mark of the opening period. The Raiders two point conversion attempt failed, leaving Nettleton with a 6-0 lead...
Ruth Pauline Smith (09/26/07)
Leachville Ruth Pauline Smith, 85 of Leachville, formerly of Blytheville, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was the widow of E.E. "Ed" Smith and had been a Leachville resident since 1996. Born at Sawyer, Okla., she was the daughter of the late George and Lou Rilla Brumfield. ...
Gean "Buddy" Davis (09/26/07)
Manila Gean "Buddy" Davis, 50 of Manila and formerly of Blytheville, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born to Faye O. and Juanita Larkin Davis in Blytheville, he had been an area resident all of his life. ...
Glendean Daggett (09/26/07)
Little Rock Glendean Daggett, 79, of Little Rock, formerly of Osceola and Caraway, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2007, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born Oct. 19, 1927, in Cord to the late Esker and Bessie Bearden. She was a homemaker...
Janice D. Hollands (09/26/07)
Caraway Janice D. Hollands, 60, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, as the result of an automobile accident near Lake City. She was born in Caraway and had lived there most of her life. She was a dietary cook for Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City, and also a homemaker. She was a member of the Black Oak Assembly of God Church...