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Stories from Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Barbara Suber named NAHRO president (10/17/07)
Town Crier News Staff Barbara Payne Suber, of Monette, was installed as President of the Arkansas Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, during a special ceremony held last month at the Arlington Hotel in Hot Springs...
Riverside millage vote results in lawsuit (10/17/07)
Town Crier News Staff Jason and Rhonda New of Caraway have filed a civil lawsuit protesting a 9-mill property tax increase for the Riverside School District. The millage increase passed by a vote of 596 to 531 on Sept. 18. The suit was filed in the Craighead County Eastern District Circuit Court in Lake City on Wednesday, Oct. 10, by New's attorney, Mike Bearden...
BIRWD requests 2,000,000 gallon increase from City of Leachville (10/17/07)
Town Crier News Staff The Leachville City Council discussed many water issues during the regular city council meeting on Monday evening, Oct. 8. Mayor Sheila Spurlock reported the city would begin payments of $3,800 per month in October for the 30-year contract to pay for the new water tower, with another biannual payment of $17,000...
Caraway beautification committee formed (10/17/07)
Town Crier News Staff The Caraway City Council met on Monday evening, Oct. 11, and worked through a short agenda consisting of appointment of a city beautification committee, passage of five resolutions, and plans for a cemetery cleanup day. Mayor Barry Riley appointed six people to serve as the new beautification committee. They are Haley Faulkner, Casey Emery, Tonya Bell, Jennifer Powell, Violet Whithead, and Vera Sneed. The council unanimously approved the appointment...
Buffalo Island 4-H is #1 (10/17/07)
Monette Buffalo Island 4-H Club won first place during the Northeast Arkansas District Fair, in Jonesboro, for their educational booth exhibit titled "Some things are worth passing along." Club members held several workshops while working on the fair booth. ...
Rams bulldoze Lions (10/17/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Paragould exploded for 40 first half points and cruised to a 46-8 victory over Manila Thursday night in junior high football action at Paragould. The Rams scored twice in the first quarter and tacked on three more touchdowns in the second period against an injury plagued Lion squad, who appeared flat following last week's emotional victory over Marked Tree...
Gary DeWayne Arnold (10/17/07)
Charlotte Ann Arnold Gary DeWayne and Charlotte Ann Arnold, both 51, of Cherokee Village, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2007. Survivors include daughters, Kerry Arnold of Cherokee Village and Teresa Hall of Marvell; two grandchildren; mothers, Annette Covington of Crawfordville and Pearline Arnold of Monette; a brother and three sisters...
Joe Hagan, Jr. (10/17/07)
Lake City Joe Hagan, Jr., 51, of Lake City, died Thursday morning, Oct. 11, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Hawn Air Force Base, Germany, he was raised in Cabot and moved to Lake City 16 years ago. He was a registered nurse and a graduate of Henderson State University...
Bess Nall (10/17/07)
Lake City Bess Nall, 88, of Lake City, died Wednesday morning at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Born in the Mangrum community near Black Oak, she lived in Caraway before moving to Lake City 56 years ago. She was an LPN and worked several years for George W. Jackson Center and St. Bernards Medical Center. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Lake City and an active member of the Lake City Senior Citizens. She was a 1962 graduate of Jonesboro School of Nursing...