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Stories from Thursday, October 4, 2007

Couple celebrates 74 years (10/04/07)
Town Crier News Staff Murel and Linnie Rice of Manila do not have any secrets to attribute to their long, successful marriage. They just agree they have been blessed. Mr. and Mrs. Rice will celebrate their 74th anniversary Oct. 7. On Saturday, Oct. 7, 1933, the couple exchanged wedding vows in Manila and said they would do it all over again...
Monette Council rejects BIWD proposed contract (10/04/07)
Town Crier News Staff Discussions about pricing and contracts with the Buffalo Island Water District were the main topics of discussion during the Monette City council meeting on Monday, Sept. 24. Mayor "Chub" Qualls reported Monette was in line with what the other four Buffalo Island mayors were charging for water, and they all had concerns...
Lost Cane reunion brings friends together (10/04/07)
Town Crier News Staff The 2007 Lost Cane, Whistleville, Little River and Roseland Reunion was held Saturday at the Manila Airport Community Center with over 200 attending. This year marked the sixth year for family, friends and neighbors from the past and present to gather for a special day...
Rebels gear up for District tennis tournament (10/04/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside geared up for this week's District Tournament Championships, going 2-0-1 for the week in senior boy's tennis action. The Rebels defeated Ridgefield Christian 4-0 Monday afternoon at Lake City. Riverside played a tri-team match Friday afternoon in Jonesboro, defeating Weiner 5-0 while splitting with Ridgefield Christian 2-2, remaining unbeaten on the season with a 10-0-2 slate...
Lady Rebels drop pair of matches (10/04/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside's Lady netters dropped a pair of conference matches to Ridgefield Christian, losing 3-2 Monday afternoon at Lake City and 4-2 Friday afternoon at Allen Park in Jonesboro. The Lady Rebels also played a pair of doubles matches with Weiner on Friday afternoon, gaining a split...
Beginning golfer participates in State Tournament (10/04/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside's Katey Campbell shocked even herself when she qualified for the individual State Golf Championships held last week at Turkey Mountain Golf Course in Horseshoe Bend. The junior multi-sport athlete had never played a round of golf until the District Tournament held at Walnut Ridge. ...
Mae "Ma-Mae" Owens (10/04/07)
Lake City Edla "Ma-Mae" Owens, 102, of Lake City died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Athens, Ala., and lived most of her life in the Lake City area. She was a member of Lake City Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Donna Dover...
James C. Prince (10/04/07)
Hornersville James C. Prince, 78, of Hornersville, formerly of Rector, was born Aug. 18, 1929, and died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007, at Twin Rivers Hospital in Kennett, Mo. The funeral was held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Mitchell Funeral Home chapel of Rector. Burial was in Woodland Heights Cemetery...
Alonzo Fleeman (10/04/07)
Manila Alonzo Fleeman, 100, of Manila, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, at Manila Nursing Center. Born in Mississippi, he was the son of the late Jesse and Nancy Riggs Fleeman and had been a longtime Manila resident. He was a farmer, landowner and member of the First United Methodist Church in Manila...
Charles Junior Cora (10/04/07)
Leachville Charles Junior Cora, 79, of Leachville died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, at his residence. Born at Cape Girardeau, Mo., he was the son of the late William Arthur and Mabel Skaggs Cora. He was a longtime California resident before making his home in Leachville 12 years ago. He was a retired brick mason and member of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Union Local 3 in California...
Agnes Velores Barber (10/04/07)
Jonesboro Agnes Velores Barber, 87, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007. Born at Salado in Independence County, Mrs. Barber lived much of her life in Craighead County. She and her husband operated a grocery store and cafe at Lunsford in the 1950s. She worked several years as a sales associate for J.C. Penney at Jonesboro before her retirement. She was a member of Nettleton Baptist Church where she was a member of Fidelis II Sunday School Cass...