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Stories from Monday, December 24, 2007

Manila Council hires new police officers (12/24/07)
Town Crier News Staff Following a short executive session during the Monday, Dec. 17, Manila City Council meeting, two police officers were hired. The two officers, Carl Warren and Carle Treadway, were hired as full time officers effective Jan. 2. The officers have been working on a part-time status...
Manila School audit accepted (12/24/07)
Town Crier News Staff Manila School Board members accepted the 2006 audit results at the regular December meeting Thursday night. Superintendent Pam Castor said no findings were noted. Following the approval of the minutes and review of the financials, the board went into executive session...
Manila receives bronze award (12/24/07)
Town Crier News Staff Manila High School has received a bronze ranking in U.S. News & World Report's list of best high schools in the country. Manila was among the high schools recognized in the Dec. 10 edition. "It was a great surprise," Pam Chipman, high school principal, said. ...
Clora White back home in Monette (12/24/07)
Town Crier News Staff Clora Battles White never dreamed she would ever go to Alaska. She spent 41 years living in Alaska and has driven the 5,000 plus mile trip over 30 times, flown it many more times, and loves the area as much today as she did when she first saw it 50 years ago...
BIC Board accepts facility plan (12/24/07)
The Buffalo Island Central School Board reviewed the District's 10 year master facility plan at the regular December meeting on Monday night, Dec. 17. The plan to approve a resolution for local support of the master plan passed unanimously. The board unanimously moved to expel an 11th grade student for the remainder of the school year for repeated disciplinary problems...
Lady Mustangs sweep Earle, BIC boys fall to Bulldogs (12/24/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central's Lady Mustangs traveled to Earle Tuesday night and came away with a sweep, but their male counterparts didn't fare as well as the league leading Bulldogs returned the favor in 2A-3 conference basketball action...
Rebels stomp Jackets 66-50, capture key road win (12/24/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Most Riverside-Bay basketball games are exciting down to the wire nail biters. Tuesday night's contest at Bay was not one of those times. The Rebels used the one-two punch of seniors Garrett Weaver and Glen Graham to crush the Yellowjackets 66-50 in front of a packed gym...
Manila Boys Basketball Roundup (12/24/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Hoxie outscored Manila 36-10 in the second half en route to a 66-39 victory over the Lions Tuesday night in 3A-3 conference action at Manila. Ray Volner scored 14 of his game high 17 points in the third quarter as the Mustangs stretched a 30-22 halftime lead to 50-29 by the end of the third period. Justin Weitkamp chipped in 10 more for the Mustangs, who improved to 9-1 overall and 7-0 in league play...
Bernice Juanita Watson (12/24/07)
Roseland Bernice Juanita Watson, 82, of Roseland died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007, at Great River Medical Center at Blytheville. Mrs. Watson leaves her son, Charles Watson and his wife, Paulette, of Caraway; daughter-in-law, Brenda Watson of Manila; brother, Leslie Beal of Manila; sisters, Lillian Hale of Manila and Pauline Alexander of Memphis; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
William Carlton Steen (12/24/07)
Marked Tree William Carlton Steen, 78, of Marked Tree, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007, at his home. He was born May 31, 1929, in Corinth, Miss., the son of William Clay Steen and Birdie Mae Jones. He was a painter and a member of the Apostolic Church of Tyronza...
Lorraine Anne Ringrose (12/24/07)
Jonesboro Lorraine Anne Ringrose, 89, of Jonesboro, formerly of Manila died Monday, Dec. 17. 2007, at the Craighead Nursing Center in Jonesboro. She was the widow of John Daniel Ringrose. Born at Grandfork, North Dakota, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Anne Gray Mero. ...