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Stories from Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Manila Council considers youth project (03/26/08)
Town Crier News Staff Manila Mayor Clifford Veach and city council members worked through a short agenda at the regular March meeting discussing the possibility of a horse arena for area youth. Councilman Donnie Wagner presented a proposed project for a horse arena...
Manila teacher annuity plan guidelnes change (03/26/08)
Town Crier News Staff Manila School Board members discussed tax shelter annuity plans, adopted the 2008-09 calendar, discussed partnership plan updates and approved certified contracts at the Thursday regular meeting. Superintendent Pam Castor discussed with the board changes in guidelines governing the 403B, a tax shelter annuity retirement plan available to teachers...
Anthony Trayler named Leachville Farmers Market manager (03/26/08)
Anthony Trayler is the new manager of Leachville Farmers Market. Trayler has been back with the company for two months. He worked for Farmers Market for almost 20 years starting as a stock boy, produce manager, assistant manager and manager. He was named Store manager of the year in 1985, along with being named produce manager of the year several times...
High high is the water? (03/26/08)
The Buffalo Island area weathered heavy rains last week but was fortunate compared to other places in Arkansas and Missouri suffering major flooding. (Town Crier photo/Revis Blaylock)
Michael Mangrum enjoys life on and off the farm (03/26/08)
Town Crier News Staff Michael Mangrum of Monette enjoys farming and looks forward to new adventures during the off season as he travels to different countries. Mangrum comes from a family of farming but he had plans to go to optometry school after college. His plans changed and he now farms 1,200 acres of cotton. Most of the land he farms is family owned between Monette and Caraway...
Caraway receives $27,000 block grant (03/26/08)
Town Crier News Staff The city of Caraway received a $27,000 Rural Services Block Grant last month during a special awards ceremony held in the Old Supreme Court Room at the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock. "We plan to use the grant money to purchase Jaws of Life equipment," said Mayor Barry Riley...
Kenneth Eugene Oglesby (03/26/08)
Osceola Kenneth Eugene Oglesby, 61, of Osceola, died Monday, March 17, 2008, in Osceola. He was born Jan. 15, 1947, in St. Louis, Mo. He was a former teacher and member of The Holy Church of Christ. He had lived in Osceola for 20 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Leomi Oglesby of Mississippi...
Flora Berneda Johnston (03/26/08)
Luxora Flora Berneda Johnston, 92, widow of Rice Johnston, of Luxora, formerly of Manila, died Saturday, March 22, 2008, at her home. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Myrtle Mae Cohen Samples and had been a longtime Manila resident before making her home in Osceola and later in Luxora. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Manila...
Opal Lillian Wells (03/26/08)
Manila Opal Lillian Wells, 89, of Manila, died Monday, March 17, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late William Albert and Ophia Selby Wells. She was a lifelong Manila area resident, a retired cafeteria worker for the Manila School District. She was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Team and was of the Methodist faith...