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Stories from Thursday, October 25, 2007

Something new? (10/25/07)
James Sherrod planted yellow crookneck squash and zucchini in rows 36 inches apart when the colorful mix started on one squash vine and moved to the rest of the vines. The leaves on the zucchini vines are changing shape and are variegated. Sherrod has raised a lot of gardens but this is a first for him. (Town Crier photo/Yvonne Hernandez)...
Manila accepts fire station bid (10/25/07)
Town Crier News Staff Manila City Council accepted the low bid for the construction of a new fire station at the regular October meeting held on Monday, Oct. 15. The bid was submitted by Southern Company of North Little Rock in the amount of $367,735...
McCain elected Manila School Board president (10/25/07)
Town Crier News Staff Manila School Board elected officers for the 2007-08 school year at the Thursday night, Oct. meeting. Officers elected are Johnny McCain, president; Jackie Hill, vice president; and Justin Veach, secretary. McCain was also elected by the board to be the chief dispensing agent with all other board members alternates...
Wings Over the Cotton Festival fun for everyone (10/25/07)
Town Crier News Staff The Manila Kiwanis Club will host it first Wings Over the Cotton Festival on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Manila Airport Community Center. The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., rain or shine. A festival beauty pageant will be held at 6 p.m. Friday for girls 0-12 years. The pageant will be held at the Manila Airport Center...
Riverside Boys Basketball Roundup (10/25/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside avoided an 0-2 start to the 2007-2008 basketball season by rallying past Armorel 57-53 Friday night in senior boys action at Caraway. The Rebels (1-1) opened the season Thursday night, dropping a hard fought 60-55 game to Marmaduke at Lake City...
Riverside Lady Rebel Basketball Roundup (10/25/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside opened their 2007-2008 basketball season Thursday night against Marmaduke, dropping a 50-48 heartbreaker at Lake City, before bouncing back to defeat Armorel 60-48 Friday night at Caraway. In the Lady Rebels loss to Marmaduke, junior Katey Campbell led Riverside offensively, scoring 18 points, while Brianna Driver scored 14 more. ...
Rebels Hook and Graham win State Doubles Championship (10/25/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Glen Graham and Casey Hook gave Riverside their second State Doubles Championship in the last three years with a 6-3, 6-1 straight set victory over Parker's Chapel's J. McKimmey and R. Hayes at the 2A Boys State Tennis Championships held Oct. 15-16 at the Coronada Tennis Center in Hot Springs Village...
Lions spoil Raiders Homecoming with 8-0 victory (10/25/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Freshman quarterback Dillon Burrow scored on a one yard keeper late in the fourth quarter to lift Manila to an 8-0 victory in junior high football action, spoiling Nettleton's homecoming celebration Thursday night at Raider Field...
Lady Mustangs win season opener 63-42 over Manila (10/25/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central outscored Manila 12-0 to close the first quarter and never looked back as the Lady Mustangs opened the 2007-2008 basketball season with a convincing 63-42 win over the Lady Lions Monday night at the Monette Athletic Complex...
Gene Osborn (10/25/07)
Caraway Gene Osborn, 61, of Caraway, formerly of Luxora, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired factory worker and of the Pentecostal faith. His parents, Arthur and Maime Osborn, preceded him in death...
June Johnson (10/25/07)
Clinton June Spencer Johnson, 79, of Clinton, died at 2:45 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Surviving are three sons, Spencer Lee Johnson of Conway, James Marley Johnson of Albany, Ga., and Randy Steven Johnson of Clinton; a sister, Ola Pearl Toon of Fancy Farm; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Alline Williams (10/25/07)
Caraway Alline Williams, 93, of Caraway died at Manila Nursing Center on Monday, Oct. 15, 2007. She was born in Evening shade to Dotson and Anna Belle Graddy Metcalf. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ in Caraway. She is survived by her son, Gerald Williams of Manila; three sisters, Ruth Kunkel of Evening Shade, and Madge Armstrong and Vista Finley, both of Monette; a granddaughter, Laurel Hatch of Caraway; and a great-grandson, Easton Hatch of Caraway...
Dwight Eugene Davis (10/25/07)
Lake City Dwight Eugene Davis, 60, of Lake City died Monday, Oct. 15, 2007, at his home. He had lived in Lake City all of his life. He was self-employed in the tree business and was an Army veteran. Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, Judy Greeno Davis, of the home; five sons, Chris Turner of Branson, Mo., Mark, Keith, Brett and Colton Davis, all of Lake City; two daughters, Carla Hernandez of West Memphis and Kasey Davis of Lake City; two brothers, Kenneth Davis of Russellville and Kenny Davis of Springdale; three sisters, Brenda Cahoon of Lake City, Rebecca Bishop of Camden and Lisa Barnes of Jonesboro; and nine grandchildren, Morgan, Danielle, Dylan, Jagger, Timothy and Marcus Davis, Zachary and Paige Turner and Tater Tot.. ...
Tabitha "Casey" Shepard (10/25/07)
Leachville Tabitha "Casey" Shepard, 22, of Leachville, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Paragould, she was a lifelong Leachville resident. She was a 2003 graduate of Manila High School, a former employee of Manila Subway and was of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, J.D. and Lydia Shepard; aunt, Regina Shepard, and uncle, Ronnie Fortson, Jr...