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Stories from Monday, October 15, 2007

Sign marks Edna Mae Way street (10/15/07)
Town Crier News Staff Monette City Councilman Steve Suber gave special recognition to Bob Grisham and Edna Mae Freeman during a ceremony held Saturday, south of Buffalo Island Central High School campus. "We are thankful that Bob Grisham volunteered his time and equipment to excavate the property south of the school, for developing the new street named in honor of Mrs. ...
Camren Gamble welcomed back to school (10/15/07)
Town Crier News Staff This time last year Camren Gamble would not have believed he would be looking forward, or even be anxious, to get back to school. The 17-year old Manila High School junior returned to classes last week for a couple hours a day and is looking forward to getting back to a full schedule. He is quick to thank his family, friends and teachers for their support...
Bleachers are on the way (10/15/07)
Town Crier News Staff Manila School Board accepted the low bid for bleachers at a special called meeting Monday evening. Board members welcomed Tracey Reinhart, newly elected board member, before reviewing bids and a lengthy discussion on bleacher bids for the football field...
Manila golfers place 7th in State Tournament (10/15/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila placed seventh in last week's 3-A State Golf Champions at the Big Sugar Golf Course at Pea Ridge led by three golfers finishing in the top 30 in singles play. Michael Shedd shot a 95 while Chad Nunnally and Drew Warren fired 97's as the Lions posted a 289 team total. Trey McCormick also participated and came away with a round of 109 on the tough rolling hills in Northwest Arkansas...
Campbell and Emery take District doubles title (10/15/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Katey Campbell and Morgan Emery captured the doubles title, helping Riverside to a runner-up finish at the District Tennis Tournament Wednesday afternoon at Allen Park in Jonesboro. The Lady Rebels came up just short in team competition, finishing second to Ridgefield Christian...
Rebel netters win District Championship (10/15/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside entered Wednesday afternoon's District Tennis Tournament at Jonesboro's Allen Park determined to bring home the team title. Mission accomplished. Led by dominating performances in doubles play, the Rebels atoned for runner-up finishes the past two seasons...
Lions win home opener, 20-0 (10/15/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Hollywood couldn't have scripted Thursday night's junior high football game any better. Playing their first home game in 31 years, Manila's Junior Lions shut out Marked Tree 20-0 in front of what seemed like the entire town of Manila...
Shelly D'nae Martin (10/15/07)
Jonesboro Shelly D'nae Martin, 43, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2007, at her residence. She was born in Leachville and was a charter member of the Windover Baptist Church and a secretary with the Jonesboro Human Development Center. She is survived by her parents, Troy and Wanda Sue Martin; a daughter, Amanda Nichole Martin; a sister, Diana Keith of Jonesboro; and two nieces, Rachael Keith and Leah Keith, both of Jonesboro...
Kenneth Lynn Blocker (10/15/07)
Leachville Kenneth Lynn Blocker, 56, a lifetime resident of Leachville, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Dec. 10, 1950, at Manila to the late Richard "Dick" and Clara Wilborn Blocker. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Leachville and a longtime empolyee of Viskase Corp. at Osceola...
Richard Lee Williams (10/15/07)
Osceola Richard Lee Williams, 84, of Osceola died Oct. 5, 2007, at SMC Regional Hospital in Osceola. Born Oct. 5, 1923, at Heartsville, Ala., he was a retired farmer and of the Church of God faith. Survivors include a brother, Ed Williams of Alabama, a brother-in-law, Bailey Smallwood of Lepanto; a sister-in-law, Laverne Branne of Lepanto; and a nephew, Wayne Smallwood of Etowah...
Betty Hogan (10/15/07)
Jonesboro Betty Hogan, 71, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at Skilcare Nursing Center. She had lived in Jonesboro 43 years, moving from Bay. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Curtis Hogan; her parents, Henry and Elsie Findley; and a brother, Bill Findley...
Vernie Smith (10/15/07)
Caraway Vernie Smith, 87, of Caraway died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Black Oak Oct. 27, 1919, to Samuel Joseph and Mary Whitley Smith. She was a homemaker and retired employee of Basler Electric Co. in Caraway and a member of the Church of Christ in Mangrum...
Robert Lee Redd Sr. (10/15/07)
Jonesboro Robert Lee Redd Sr., 64, of Jonesboro, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro after a brief illness. He was born Aug. 30, 1943, in Trumann, to the late Esker A. Redd and Mary Elizabeth Painter Redd. He was a lifelong area resident and was of the Church of God faith. ...
Tina Kay Price (10/15/07)
Manila Tina Kay Price, 44, of Manila died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, at Manila Nursing Center, Born at Blytheville, she had been a lifelong Manila resident and was a 1981 graduate of Manila High School. Survivors include a son, Jesse Alexander of Manila; and parents, Billy Joe Price and Mary Virginia Brooks, both of Manila...
Laquetta Joyce Miller (10/15/07)
Monette Laquetta Joyce Miller, 55, died Sept. 30, 2007, at Monette Manor Nursing Center in Monette. She was born in Manila and was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include her mother, Mildred Wright of Hornersville; two daughters, Nancy Spencer of Leachville and Shelly Miller of Trumann; two sisters, Connie Maki and Patricia Wright, both of Monette; two brothers, Delbert Wright of Hornersville and James Wright of Monette; two grandchildren, Beau Weeks and Payton Spencer of Leachville; two nieces, Kelly Wright and Brenda Wright both of Monette; a nephew, Dusten Wright of Monette and a great niece, Kalli Maclin of Monette.. ...
Haywood Holsclaw (10/15/07)
Oregon Haywood Holsclaw, 94, of Brookings, Ore., formerly of Forrest City, died Sept. 29, 2007, at the Chetco Inn Hospice in Gold Beach, Ore. He was born May 13, 1913, in Arkansas, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William P. Holsclaw. He was a retired pawn broker and a Baptist...
Lester McCorkle (10/15/07)
Tyronza Lester McCorkle, 65, of Tyronza died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, in Tyronza. He was a retired self-employed heavy equipment operator and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Louise Richards McCorkle of Tyronza; a daughter, Terrie Teague of Marked Tree; a son, Jeff McCorkle of Black Oak; his mother, Hazel Ingle McCorkle of Tyronza; four sisters, Wonza Fritz and Martha Bells, both of Trumann, and Pat Daniels and Joyce Wilson, both of Black Oak; two brothers, Larry McCorkle of Black Oak and Ronald McCorkle of Marion; and five grandchildren.. ...