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Stories from Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Survivor Social held (06/15/11)
The 10th annual Buffalo Island Relay for Life Survivor Social was held Sunday afternoon in the Leachville Community Center. The survivor social is held each year to recognize cancer survivors...
Relay for Life set for June 24 (06/15/11)
Town Crier News Staff The American Cancer Buffalo Island Relay for Life will celebrate its 10th anniversary Friday, June 24, at the Leachville City Park. The Relay Life event is a way for communities throughout Buffalo Island to join together to help in the fight against cancer...
Wilma visits children at Kohn Library (06/15/11)
A young five-year-old, named Wilma, visited the children at Kohn Memorial Library in Monette on Monday, June 6, and managed to captivate the large audience of children who came out to greet her. Wilma is a Brown Swiss milk cow from Sulfur Springs, Texas, via Damascus and she arrived in her own customized Mobile Dairy Classroom...
Shelby Wallace attends MASH Camp (06/15/11)
Shelby Wallace of Manila attended a Medical Applications of Science for Health (MASH) camp June 6-17 at the Area Health Education Center-AHEC Northwest in Jonesboro. The two-week summer medical enrichment experience is designed to give interested students a glimpse of what a health profession is really like. ...
Nana & Papaws Snoball open for business (06/15/11)
Nana and Papaw (Judy and Noah "Bubba" Shelton) opened their new business, Nana & PaPaws Snoballs, across from the Manila High School gymnasium at 335 East Olympia. The family business is open from noon until every day offering a large variety of snoballs including Lions Roar and Cotton Candy. The Barbie Flavor has been very popular...
Mallard Lake now open to anglers (06/15/11)
MANILA - Mallard Lake is now open to fishermen. Repairs on the entrance roads to the lake have been completed and the roads are now passable. Recent flooding caused severe erosion to the roads and forced Arkansas Game and Fish Commission personnel to close access to the 300-acre public fishing lake...
Manila athlete signs with CRC (06/15/11)
Manila's Taylor Morgan has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Crowley's Ridge College this fall. Taylor will join three other Manila players that played for the Pioneers this past season: Zach Birmingham, Tray Malone, and Blake Wheeler...
Stirl E. Thomas (06/15/11)
Mr. Stirl E. Thomas, age 66 of Arbyrd, Mo., died Thursday, June 9, 2011, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born in Detroit, Mich., he was a retired auto mechanic and had lived most of his life in Caraway...
Lillian Eva Walker (06/15/11)
Lillian Eva Walker, age 90, of Meridian, Calif., formerly of northeast Arkansas areas including, Gosnell, West Memphis and Manila, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at the Willows Care Center in Willows, Calif. ...
Danny Filo Thomas (06/15/11)
Danny Filo Thomas 58, of Clinton, Ark., passed away Monday, June 6, 2011. He was born Oct. 29, 1952 at Leachville to Filo and Cordia (Miller) Thomas. Danny leaves a wife and three children, not to mention eight grandchildren, 10 brothers, and six sisters. ...
Allen Dale Rogers (06/15/11)
Allen Dale Rogers, age 55 of Leachville, passed from this life Sunday, June 12, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro following a short but courageous battle with brain cancer. ...
Rudy Lasater (06/15/11)
Rudy Lasater, age 63 of Manila, died Monday, June 13, 2011, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. The widow of Mr. Douglas Lasater, Rudy was a lifelong Manila resident and a member of the First Assembly of God. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Howard Funeral Service of Manila. Guest register @www.HowardFuneralService.com...
Hershel "Hoyt" Johnson (06/15/11)
Hershel "Hoyt" Johnson, age 77 of Crown Point, Indiana, formerly of Manila, died Saturday, June 4, 2011 at the St. Margaret Mercy Hospital in Dyer, Indiana. Born January 23, 1934, he was the son of the late R.V. ...
Lizzie Barnes (06/15/11)
Mrs. Lizzie Barnes, age 76, of Monette, passed from this life Saturday, June 11, 2011, at her home. Born at Lepanto, she was the daughter of the late Elvin and Bertha Black King and had lived most of her life in Leachville. She was the widow of Mr. J.L. Barnes and was a retired babysitter. Mrs. Barnes was of the Baptist Faith and had lived in Monette for the past four years...