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Stories from Thursday, August 21, 2008

Monette mural traces cotton history (08/21/08)
Area artists completed a historical mural in Monette this week and the city threw a party to celebrate. A special mural dedication reception was held Tuesday, Aug. 12, at city hall. Townspeople, artists, donors and city officials were on hand to celebrate and show their appreciation for the city's newest landmark. The mural is located on south Nance Street, just off Drew Avenue...
Area youth learn about nature (08/21/08)
Four young people, Kelcie Adams, Madison Adams, Whit Cagle and Logan Lawrence, recently had the opportunity to participate in a wood duck banding project at Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge. The young people were accompanied by Scott Adams with Delta Water Fowl, The Great Swamp Chapter of Mississippi County. ...
Cotton pickin' time (08/21/08)
Rachel Marshall proudly displays the first open cotton bolls from her grandfather Alvis Snider's farm, east of Monette. The Croplan 3520 variety of cotton was planted on April 3. (Town Crier photo/Nan Snider)
Local team captures second straight World Series title (08/21/08)
For the second straight year, the Arkansas Heat 10-and-under softball team brought home the USSSA World Series Championship to cap off a remarkable 63-9 season for the Paragould based team, featuring players from Paragould, Jonesboro, Marked Tree, Lake City and Piggott...
Manila players part of AA World Series (08/21/08)
Tracey Wade Reinhart II and Jeremy Goff recently completed their season with the 14-year-old USSSA Newport Greyhound baseball team. They ended their season with a spectacular finish in the AA World Series in Bentonville...
Cory Turner named to the All-State Showcase (08/21/08)
Cory Turner of Leachville was selected to participate in the All-State showcase for his USSSA 9 and under baseball team. He and two other players, Tanner and Tyler Harvey, represented the NEA Crush Team...
Bobby Ray Brumley (08/21/08)
Bobby Ray Brumley, 53, of Manila, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Mr. Brumley was born May 26, 1955, in Osceola to Allie Jacob Brumley and Imogene Wilbanks Brumley. ...
Peggy Marie Bishoff (08/21/08)
Peggy Marie Bishoff, 80, of Jonesboro, formerly of Leachville, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Paragould, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Linnie Marie Underwood Olive and had lived most of her life in Leachville. ...