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Stories from Thursday, November 29, 2007

Black Oak Council votes to merge fire department (11/29/07)
Town Crier News Staff Monday night's Black Oak council meeting lasted only a few minutes but discussions among visitors, before and after the session, lasted more than an hour. After a 20-minute delay, Black Oak Mayor Norman Williams called the Nov. 19 meeting to order. The council wasted no time in getting down to business and voted 3-1 for the Black Oak Fire Department to merge with the Monette Fire Department...
Manila Council accepts paving bids, OKs limited parking sign (11/29/07)
Town Crier News Staff Manila City Council members worked through a lengthy agenda Monday evening at the regular November meeting. All council members, Dean Cherry, Leroy Douglas, Dwight Booth, Linda Donovan, Larry "Whiz" Davis, and Don E. Wagner, were present...
BIC school board approves amendments (11/29/07)
Buffalo Island Central school board officials reviewed and approved amendments to the district policies on Monday, Nov. 12, at the regular November meeting. Amendments are: In addition to approving the minutes and reviewing the financial statement, the board approved the transfers of Sarah Rickman, 15, and Justin Rickman, 12, to Manila School District...
Riverside takes third win over BIC (11/29/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff When Riverside center Glen Graham went down with a knee injury, most people thought the Rebels would struggle. Instead, Riverside made it three straight wins with an easy 67-46 victory over arch-rival Buffalo Island Central Tuesday night at Caraway in the latest edition of the "rumble on the river."...
Lady Mustangs take conference win (11/29/07)
BY TRENT FLETCHER Town Crier Sports Staff Monday night's showdown between Riverside and Buffalo Island Central came down to free throws. In the end, it was the Lady Mustangs who made the most of their opportunities, singing 14-14 in the fourth quarter as BIC outscored Riverside 26-12 for a come from behind 63-52 victory in 2A-3 Conference action at Monette...
Manila Boys Basketball Roundup (11/29/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Trey McCormick drilled four three pointers on his way to a game high 19 points to lead Manila to a 41-31 3A-3 conference victory over Harrisburg Monday night at Manila. The Lions took a 12-8 lead after the first period and stretched their margin to 19-14 by the half. The Hornets battled back to cut the Lion lead to 27-25 entering the final frame, but Manila outscored Harrisburg 14-6 in the final period to secure the win...
H.E. Koch (11/29/07)
Monette H.E. Koch, 60, of Monette, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born in LaPorte, Ind., to the late Herman and Sarah Koch. He worked as an assembly tech for Best Diversified Products in Jonesboro...
J Ogden Williams (11/29/07)
Monette J Ogden Williams, 87, of Monette, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, at his residence. He was born Dec. 6, 1919, to the late Willie and Melva Williams. Williams was a member of Black oak Baptist Church. He was a farmer and taught piano for several years. He enjoyed doing genealogy...
Barbara Faye Hurst York (11/29/07)
Monette Barbara Faye Hurst York, 65, of Monette, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, at her residence. She was born May 28, 1942 at the Wallace residence to late Dan and Vivian Wallace Hurst and left this world at the same residence with her family at her side. ...