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Stories from Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Buffalo Island Heroes recognized (06/25/08)
Town Crier News Staff The Buffalo Island Leadership organization recognized area heroes in a special program Monday evening, June 16, at the Monette First Baptist Family Life Center. Leadership Buffalo Island President Johnny Dunigan welcomed special guests and honorees to the program as Kima Stewart proceeded with the program...
Patriotic quilt donated to BI Relay for Life (06/25/08)
The Buffalo Island American Cancer Relay for Life 2008 theme is patriotic, "United We Stand To Fight Against Cancer." With the help from one of the area cancer survivors, Janet Martin of Manila, and Mary and Cathy Carter, a quilt was designed keeping with this year's theme. In the center of the quilt the words, "United We Stand to Fight Against Cancer," using the colors of red, white and blue...
Hall family named Craighead Farm Family of the Year (06/25/08)
Town Crier News Staff When W.J. "Jeter" Hall planted a few acres back in the 1940s in the Needham Community, he couldn't have imagined that his son and grandson would one day be farming over 4,500 acres from the same homestead. They farm land in both the Bay Community and Needham, which is located between Jonesboro and Lake City...
Manila man fighting for goat (06/25/08)
MANILA -- A Manila man just wants to keep his pet goat. Manila citizen Kenneth Wallace and his attorney Mickey Connealy appeared before the Manila City Council Monday to ask for an ordinance variance concerning Wallace's pet...
Caraway Beautification Committee presents yard of the month (06/25/08)
The Caraway Beautification Committee presented Louise Mooney with June Yard of the Month. Ms. Mooney was given a yard of the month medallion and a Western Auto gift certificate. Ms. Mooney's yard is the first yard of the month presented by the Caraway Beautification Committee...
BIC Board fills several positions (06/25/08)
Buffalo Island Central School Board members worked through a lengthy agenda with student transfers, change in sick day policy, raising lunch prices, accepting resignations and hiring new personnel at the Monday, June 16, regular meeting...
Lake City Council approves leave of absence (06/25/08)
The Lake City Council met June 16 in short session, with several Fire Department changes and plans for future training. The council approved a six-month leave of absence from the Fire Department for Debbie Davis. They also approved her resignation as fire marshal. Norman Edison will serve as fire marshal effective June 16...
ANC Foundation holds 10th annual Wayne Taylor Memorial Golf Tourney (06/25/08)
The 10th annual Wayne Taylor Memorial Golf Tournament was held June 10 at the Big Lake Country Club in Manila. Fourteen teams participated in the 3-person scramble, which included lunch and souvenir tee shirts...
A.K. May (06/25/08)
A.K. May, 51, of Gosnell died Sunday, June 15, 2008, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville after an extensive illness. Born Oct. 7, 1956 in Moro, Ark., to the late Albert King May and Gladys Marie (Knight) May, he was a Mississippi County resident, worked as a sawmill operator in the logging industry, and was of the Methodist faith...
Darrell Edward Lynn (06/25/08)
Darrell Edward Lynn, 57, of Paragould, formerly of Memphis, died Wednesday, June 18, 2008, at his home. Born at Manila, he had been a longtime Memphis resident before moving to Paragould in 2005. He had worked as an ironworker and was a member of the Ironworkers Local Union #167. ...
Eddy Gene Galloway (06/25/08)
Eddy Gene Galloway, 58, of Manila, died Friday, June 20, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Edward and Velma Mae Galloway and a lifelong Manila resident. He was a retired assembly line worker and attended Manila First United Pentecostal Church...
Gary Leroy Drury (06/25/08)
Gary Leroy Drury, 49, of Leachville, died Thursday, June 19, 2008, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born at Monette, he was the son of the late Jack and Hettie Wrather Drury and was a lifelong Leachville resident. He was a retired farmer and was currently a service station attendant for Metheny's Midway Station at Leachville State Line...