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Stories from Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Monette structures named to National Historic Register (02/27/08)
Town Crier News Staff The First National Bank building and the Monette water tower are two of the 18 Arkansas properties that have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Director Frances McSwain announced last week...
Lake City residents recognized for service to St. Bernards (02/27/08)
Two Lake City residents were among 48 St. Bernards employees who were recognized for their years of service to the medical center at a recent quarterly employee recognition dinner. Honorees included those whose employment anniversary dates came in the last quarter of 2007 and whose length of service fell into five-year increments...
Former Manila resident authors book (02/27/08)
Bob Moore of St. Augustine, Fla., Manila native, recently completed "An Evangelical Looks at the Bible, Church and Politics." The book is available at Barnes & Noble (special order or online) and Amazon. The webpage is www.outskirtspress.com/religionandpolitics...
Lake City auction nets $7,480 (02/27/08)
The Lake City Council worked through a short agenda consisting of reports and updates at the regular meeting Monday evening, Feb. 18. Mayor Billy Anderson reported the city entered the new year with an excellent financial balance. He also announced that $7,480 was received as a result of the city equipment auction...
Manila council hears State of the City report (02/27/08)
Town Crier News Staff Manila Mayor Clifford Veach gave the State of the City report at the regular February meeting Monday, Feb. 18. "I thought we had a good year in 2007 financially," Veach said. "I expect the same this year. Long term debts are in excellent shape overall. The $300,000 bonded out on the water project could be paid off by 2010 if we want to. The sewer project scheduled to be paid out through 2025 could be paid off sooner, also. It all depends on the tax revenue every year."...
BIC principal announces retirement plans (02/27/08)
Following an executive session on Monday night, Buffalo Island Central School Board members voted to accept the resignation of Homer Craig, high school principal, effective June 30. Mr. Craig is retiring after 18 years with the district and 36 years in education...
Manila principal contracts renewed (02/27/08)
Town Crier News Staff All principal contracts were renewed unanimously for the 2008-09 school year following an executive session of the Manila School Board. Principals are Diane Baugher, lower elementary; Robin Baugher, assistant principal; Diane Wagner, middle school; and Pam Chipman, high school...
FFA Alumni preparing for auction/dinner night (02/27/08)
Town Crier News Staff The Manila Future Farmers of America Alumni Association will host the 11th annual dinner/auction event Friday night at the Manila Community Center. The fish and chicken dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. It will be catered by Ed's Catfish House. No advance tickets will be sold...
Lady Mustangs claim Regional title with win over Walnut Ridge (02/27/08)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central outscored Walnut Ridge 20-7 in the second quarter and went on to a 47-33 victory to claim the 2A-North Region Championship Saturday night at Cross County. Seniors Jessica Shepard and Sammi Fowler combined for 40 points to lead the Lady Mustangs to their 30th win of the season. BIC broke a 7-7 tie, outscoring the Lady Bobcats 12-2, to take a 19-9 lead with 2:49 left in the half...
Rebels rally falls short (02/27/08)
Town Crier Sports Staff 2A-3 North Conference Most Valuable Player Steven Meredith drilled 5-6 free throws in the final 23 seconds to help Earle hold off Riverside and claim the 2A-North Regional Championship with a thrilling 67-63 victory Saturday night at Cross County...
BIC downs Riverside 57-46 in semi-finals (02/27/08)
Town Crier Sports Staff Buffalo Island Central drilled 12-14 free throws in the final quarter, breaking open a tight game, as the Lady Mustangs advanced to the finals of the 2A-North Regional Tournament with a 57-46 victory over arch-rival Riverside Friday night at Cross County...
Rebels stop Timberwolves unbeaten streak (02/27/08)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside pulled off what no other team has been able to do all season long. The Rebels took on undefeated Cedar Ridge Friday night in the semi-finals of the 2A North Regional Tournament at Cross County, ending the Timberwolves 39 game winning streak with a come from behind 63-52 victory...
Lady Rebels punch ticket To State Tournament (02/27/08)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside stamped their ticket to the 2008 State Tournament with a come from behind 54-49 victory over Hillcrest Wednesday afternoon in first round action of the 2A-North regional tournament at Cross County High School. The Lady Rebels picked up the win despite turning the ball over 21 times on the night and hitting just 18-36 attempts from the foul line...