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Stories from Tuesday, November 6, 2007

BIC Robotics team takes first place (11/06/07)
Town Crier News Staff Buffalo Island Central Robotics Club members are busy this week preparing for regional competition at Fort Smith on Nov.20. The BIC team was named state hub winner for the second consecutive year at Crowley's Ridge BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) competition held at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro on Oct. 20...
OnCourse System offers MHS online information (11/06/07)
Town Crier News Staff OnCourse Computer Systems has been installed and will be utilized by many Manila junior and senior high school teachers. In addition to being a successful web-based tool for teachers and administrators, students and parents will be able to access information from the site at home...
Monette class of '57 celebrates 50 years (11/06/07)
Town Crier News Staff The Monette High School Class of 1957 celebrated a 50-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the First Baptist Church family life center in Monette. The reunion planning committee included John Maynard, Dolores Price Miller, Sandra Baird Nall, Alvis Snider, Opal Brown LaFarlette, Virginia Horton Turnage, and Thomas Spikes...
Wright new site director at Monette (11/06/07)
Nelroy Wright is the new Senior Center site director at St. Bernards Senior Center in Monette. Wright is a longtime native of Monette and is looking forward to working with the senior citizens. Wright worked at Frolic Footwear as supervisor from 1969 to 2005 when it closed in Monette. She worked for CID Head Start after her retirement from Frolic. When the site director position came open for the center she decided to apply...
MNC receives donation (11/06/07)
Manila Nursing Center was the recipient of a $250 gift to purchase a charcoal grill. The gift was presented by Ricardo Mendiola, training coordinator at Tenaris. The donation was accepted on behalf of the residents by Angela Shipley, personal and medical records department at MNC...
Caraway seniors enjoying gift of big screen t.v. (11/06/07)
Town Crier News Staff Cleffie Gipson, site manager for the St. Bernards Senior Life Center in Caraway said she is very appreciative of the money distributed to the senior citizen centers from the state surplus. Area senior centers received $10,029. "It will help us meet some of the needs we have," Gipson said. "We discussed our needs and will spend the money wisely. We have a wonderful group of people here who work together. The center is very important to our community."...
Manila defeats BIC 65-43 in season opener (11/06/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila nailed 15-16 first half free throws in building a 35-22 lead and coasted to a 65-43 season opening victory over Buffalo Island Central Friday night at Manila. Senior point guard Trey McCormick scored 18 of his game high 22 points in the opening half as the Lions put on an impressive display in their first outing of the year...
Lady Mustangs slip by Manila 70-65 (11/06/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Manila gave Buffalo Island Central all it wanted despite the absence of leading scorer Kimberly Wise, but in the end the Lady Mustangs prevailed with a hard fought 70-65 victory Monday night at Manila. BIC won the first meeting between these two rivals without much trouble earlier in the season, but the Lady Lions proved much tougher in the rematch...
William "Bill" Cochran (11/06/07)
Etowah William "Bill" Cochran, 82, of Etowah, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007, at SMC Regional Medical Center in Osceola. He was born June 22, 1925, at Tomato. He was a retired carpenter and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Carpenter's Union and Lions Club in Illinois...
Shirley Layton (11/06/07)
Lake City Shirley Layton, 61, of Lake City died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007. Survivors include her mother, Earline Franklin of Jonesboro; a daughter, Terri Simmons Miller of Lake City; a brother, Matthew Hobbs of St. Louis; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Jerry Lynn McDole (11/06/07)
Piedmont, Mo. Jerry Lynn McDole died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born in Manila. He was a member of the Nazarene Church in Piedmont, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie McDole and Edna McDole; a son, Steven McDole, age 6; and a brother, Jimmy McDole of Manila...
Melody Rose Laird Mitchell (11/06/07)
Union, Mo. Funeral services for Melody Rose Laird Mitchell of Union, Mo., was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry, Mo. Rev. Doug Roam, pastor of Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Elsberry, officiated with burial in the Elsberry City Cemetery...
Wayne L. Ralph Sr. (11/06/07)
Blytheville Wayne L. Ralph Sr., 78, of Blytheville died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. He was a retired employee of the Blytheville Water Company and a retired Southern Baptist minister. He leaves his wife, Mary Jane Ralph of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne L. ...
Inetha Sue Walker (11/06/07)
Osceola Inetha Sue Walker, 68, of Osceola, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2007, at her home. She was born June 22, 1939, at Jackson, Tenn. A homemaker, she was a member of Westside Baptist Church in Osceola for over 30 years. She was a charter member and a former Sunday School teacher...
James Woodrow "Woody" Branum (11/06/07)
Manila James Woodrow "Woody" Branum, 48, of Manila, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at his residence in Manila. Born in Blytheville, he was the son of the late Nelson and Kathryn Fleeman Branum and had been a lifelong Manila resident. He was a 1977 graduate of Manila High School and was employed by Schlumberger Geographical Surveyors where he worked overseas as an electronic technician...
Hugh Edward Flinn (11/06/07)
Lake City Hugh Edward Flinn, 79, of Lake City died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at his residence in Lake City. He was a member of the Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church and a retired manager of the Schug Town Co-op Cotton Gin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lou Ellen Wallace Flinn; six brothers, Harmon Dunlap, Marvin Dunlap, Pete Dunlap, Elvis Flinn, Everett Flynn, and three sisters Cleo Pack, Elsie Allen, and Valda Lampkin...