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Stories from Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Acoustic Duck Calls made in Monette (10/30/12)
Acoustic Duck Calls are made on Buffalo Island in Monette by Chris Hill. The Hills, Chris and his wife, Amy, have had Acoustic Ducks Calls for two years...
MHS hosts Donna Walls Cancer Walk (10/30/12)
Manila High School hosted the third annual Cancer Walk in recognition of Donna Walls. Mrs. Donna, as she is known by students and faculty at MHS, is a breast cancer survivor. Walls worked as a substitute and paraprofessional for the Manila School District until her retirement...
Childress High School monument dedication to be held Sunday (10/30/12)
Dedications services for the newly constructed Childress High School Historical Marker will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov, 4. The marker is located five miles north of Monette, just off Highway 139 in the Childress Community...
Manila seniors recognized at last home football game (10/30/12)
Manila Senior Night was held at the final home football game Friday, Oct. 19, with football players, color guard and band members recognized. Parents joined the seniors on the field...
Players of the Week (10/30/12)
This week's Town Crier Offensive Player of the Week is senior wide receiver Colbey Williams. "Colbey played hard and never gave up," said Manila Coach Jerry Castor. This week's Town Crier Defensive Player of the Week is senior linebacker Chase Thrasher. "Thrasher had a 50-yard kickoff return and played stellar defense," said Lion Coach Jerry Castor...
Earle takes bite out of Junior Lions, 24-0, in season finale (10/30/12)
Earle used its size and speed to overwhelm Manila 24-0 in 3A-3 conference junior high football action Thursday night at Lion Field. The game turned the Bullpups' way early, when on fourth and two from the Manila 43, the Lions failed to convert, handing Earle excellent field position. ...
Seminoles ambush Lions 52-6 (10/30/12)
Osceola routed Manila 52-6 Friday night at Seminole Field, setting up a showdown with Rivercrest for the 3A-3 conference title on Thursday. The Seminoles got two touchdowns apiece from Jamal Jackson and Korliss Marshall in building a 52-0 halftime lead. ...
Brenda Sue Guge (10/30/12)
Brenda Sue Guge, 57, of Leachville, passed from this life, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at her home. Born in St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Vondella Tinsley Guge and was a former resident of Granite City, Ill. She had been a Leachville resident for the past 40 years and was a retired truck driver. Brenda was of the Baptist faith...
Robert Vernon McClish (10/30/12)
Robert Vernon McClish, 87, of Manila, passed from this life Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Manila to Jim and Molly Ester McClish, he attended First United Pentecostal Church and worked in maintenance and as a welder for Clark Equipment...
Mary Jane Bourland (10/30/12)
Mary Jane Bourland, 87, of Batesville, former Manila resident and widow of Mr. Guy H. Bourland, passed from this life, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. ...