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Stories from Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Locals reach out to Joplin residents (06/07/11)
Buffalo Island volunteers are answering the call for help from residents in Joplin, Mo., and area, hard hit on May 23 by a devastating tornado. Kenneth Winford of Lake City recalls vividly hearing the news of so many deaths and so much devastation as a result of the violent storm that hit Joplin. ...
Veterans remembered at Monette Cemetery (06/07/11)
Town Crier News Staff Monette American Legion hosted a Memorial Day tribute to veterans on Sunday, May 29, at the Monette Cemetery. Legion member Jerry Reed welcomed the veterans and their families in attendance and led the opening prayer...
Natalie Marcus, Miss Greater Jonesboro, and Manila students support MCNH (06/07/11)
Mrs. Caban's Manila Middle School fifth grade homeroom won a pizza party with Miss Greater Jonesboro, Natalie Marcus, on Friday, May 27. The party was in recognition of the students for raising the most money in the fifth and sixth grade change drive for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals...
Diane Baugher starting a new chapter (06/07/11)
Diane Baugher, Manila elementary principal, is retiring as of June 16 and will begin a new chapter in her life. The 37-year educator decided at an early age she wanted to be a teacher. She volunteered at the age of 16 to work in the Head Start program and got in on the ground floor of kindergarten in public schools...
Wayne Taylor Memorial Golf Tournament set in Manila (06/07/11)
Arkansas Northeastern College's Foundation is pleased to announce the 13th Annual Wayne Taylor Memorial Golf Tournament scheduled for Tuesday, June 14, at Big Lake Country Club in Manila. Tee-off time for the 3-person scramble is 8:30 a.m...
Dailey & Vincent among legendary performers for Cash Music Festival (06/07/11)
Whether wowing audiences with their harmonious vocals and bluegrass accompaniment or making crowds feel as if they've reconnected with long-lost family members through witty banter and infectious fun, Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent -- the chart-topping duo of Dailey & Vincent -- have made legions of fans throughout the world...
Caraway July 4th celebrtion set for Saturday, July 2 (06/07/11)
Caraway's Fourth of July Celebration set for Saturday Caraway will hold its annual 65th Fourth of July Celebration on Saturday, July 2, with prizes and entertainment throughout the day. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. with activities following at the bandstand...
Monette Council reviews pay raises (06/07/11)
Monette City Council held a special called council meeting Thursday, June 2, to discuss proposed city employee salaries. Mayor Chub Qualls reviewed the report formulated last month by a salary review committee...
Carol June Wells (06/07/11)
Carol June Wells, 70, of Leachville, died early Friday, June 3, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born at Black Oak she was the daughter of the late Jess and Lucille Woods Wilcox and was a 1958 graduate of Monette High School. ...
Jerry Wayne Ward (06/07/11)
Jerry Wayne Ward, 54 of Rives, Mo., died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at his home. Born Feb. 15, 1957, at Hornersville, Mo., he was the son of Durham and Ima Nunnery Ward and had been a lifelong area resident. ...
Tommie Janell Wakefield (06/07/11)
Tommie Janell Wakefield, 56, of Marion, Ark., died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at her home after a brave battle with cancer. Born Jan. 30, 1955, in Jonesboro, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Glen and Victoria Barnett Cagle. Mrs. Wakefield was an avid reader and was of the Baptist faith...
Justin Whitney Roberts (06/07/11)
Mr. Justin Whitney Roberts, 21, of Salem, Ark., died on Saturday, May 28, 2011, at White River Medical Center. Mr. Roberts was born Oct. 7, 1989, in Jonesboro, to Floyd Wayne and Patricia Tice Roberts. Mr. Roberts was of the Baptist faith, worked for Cell Star, graduated from Harrisburg High School, loved children, enjoyed football, fishing, and swimming...
Jack Lee (06/07/11)
Jack Lee, 77, of Hornersville, Mo., died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at the NHC Healthcare in Kennett, Mo., after a prolonged illness. Born March 19, 1934, in Binger, Okla., to the late Jimmie O. Lee and Ruby Morris Lee, he was a lifelong Hornersville area resident. ...
Hershel "Hoyt" Johnson (06/07/11)
Hershel "Hoyt" Johnson, 77, of Crown Point, Ind., formerly of Manila, died Saturday, June 4, 2011 at the St. Margaret Mercy Hospital in Dyer, Ind. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Howard Funeral Service of Manila. Guest register is www.HowardFuneralService.com...
John Angus Dayton (06/07/11)
John Angus Dayton, 56 of Paragould, died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Birmingham, Ala., he was the son of the late Edward John and Violet Howard Dayton and had been a long-time area resident. He enjoyed fishing, cooking and spending time with friends...