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Brayden Nunnally looks toward the sky

Pilot Curtis Hawkins offers instructions to a young aviation enthusiast Brayden Nunnally. Brayden is hoping to become a pilot. (Town Crier photo/Revis Blaylock) Brayden Nunnally of Manila has made up his mind he will someday be a pilot. Brayden, son of Woody and Jessica Nunnally, is almost 13 and h

NORTHEAST ARKANSAS TOWN-CRIER - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Never Forgetting, Never Losing Hope for Our POWs/MIA

Few people understand the horrors of being held captive by our enemies. The courage of the men and women who have been victimized offer an inspiring example of the human will to survive. We recognize their bravery in September on National POW/MIA Recognition Day, but their service and sacrifice dese

NORTHEAST ARKANSAS TOWN-CRIER - 2017-09-19 16:21:00

Family foster children placement increased

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas has made progress in placing foster children with relatives, bringing the state's rate for family placements to the national average. Nationwide, 29 percent of foster children are placed with family members and in Arkansas the rate is 28.8 percent. Two years ago the rate in A

NORTHEAST ARKANSAS TOWN-CRIER - 2017-09-19 16:18:00

Faith for Healing class has begun!

Faith for Healing classes have begun. They will be held on Thursday nights at 6:30, at 110 Olympia Ave., Manila. Come expecting to receive. When we hear the words convert, converted, or conversion we are usually describing repentance from dead works and faith toward God; turning your back on satan

NORTHEAST ARKANSAS TOWN-CRIER - 2017-09-19 16:16:00

Unico Bank makes donation to Riverside Athletic Department

Riverside Superintendent Jeff Priest accepts a donation from Allyson Anderson, vice president and branch manager of Unico Bank. (Town Crier photo/Revis Blaylock) Riverside School Board was presented a donation, accepted a proposed budget, discussed student transfers, accepted a resignation, and disc

NORTHEAST ARKANSAS TOWN-CRIER - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Lake City First Baptist honors hometown heroes

Adam Staples (left) was guest speaker at the 9/11 dinner held in honor of Lake City firefighters, police officers and first responders. Pictured with Staples are Lake City Fire Chief Chris Snyder, Riverside Superintendent Jeff Priest and Lake City Mayor Jon Milligan. (Town Crier photo/Revis Blaylock

NORTHEAST ARKANSAS TOWN-CRIER - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Caraway water well woes addressed during council meeting

Terry Couch, Caraway water/wastewater superintendent, discussed the problem with the city's well during the Caraway City Council meeting held Thursday. We still have an iron load coming out of that thing midway while the well is running, Couch said. Couch said the plan is for Jeff Jones Hydro to com

NORTHEAST ARKANSAS TOWN-CRIER - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Melvin "Tex" Chailland

Melvin Tex Rance Chailland, 69, of Poplar Bluff, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at his residence. Mel was born February 20, 1948 to Seeward and Georgia (McClain) Chailland in Kennett. He graduated from Doniphan High School in 1966 and later received his degree from Troy State in Business a

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

City projects, parades on Tuesday's council agenda

The Kennett City Council meeting Tuesday evening was focused around the Citys work and repairs. Kennett Fire Chief John Mallott addressed the board, advising he was speaking on behalf of Randy Carter, Street Commissioner, who was unable to be there. What Randy is needing from you, is permission to c

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Praise in the Park scheduled for Oct. 22

Pastor Brian Shearer with Calvary Chapel Church, located at 1401 Ely St., just off the North Bypass in Kennett, is extending an invitation to anyone and everyone for his upcoming Praise In The Park event. Praise in the Park is scheduled to be held from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22. It will be

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Buy a Brick fundraiser continues again this year

The Kennett Educational Foundation is selling personalized brick pavers once more to help fund various school district projects. The personalized, engraved bricks are placed in front of the entryway to Kennett High School as a permanent part of the walkway leading up to the main doors at KHS. The pr

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

ASP: Man involved in fatal crash was huffing air duster

Arkansas State Police say a man involved in a head-on collision last month that claimed the life of a Greene County minister was huffing air duster at the time of the crash. Craighead County District Judge Tommy Fowler found probable cause Wednesday to charge Joe Lee Brinkley, 52, of Monette with ne

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-20 19:27:00

Driver killed in 18-wheeler wreck on I-20 identified

An 18-wheeler driver has been killed after an early morning crash with an MDOT highway maintenance truck on I-20 Westbound just past Airport Road in Pearl. The victim has been identified as 65-year-old Joseph Lee from Conehatta. According to Pearl police, the 18-wheeler hit the back of the State Tr

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-20 11:30:30

Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died. He was 78. Casey died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness, his talent agent Erin Connor said. Born

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-20 23:55:35

Valley View second graders ready to rock kindness across Region 8

(Source: KAIT) Kylee Westerman teaching students about kindness rocks (Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT) JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Kindness will soon rock across Region 8. Valley View second graders spent art class painting kindness rocks on Wednesday. Kylee Westerman, Arkansas State University student-tea

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-20 16:29:23

Man's path from Eagle Scout to alleged killer baffles family

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An Eagle Scout at age 18, Kenneth Gleason graduated with honors from one of Baton Rouge's most elite high schools and enrolled at Louisiana State University. Five years later, the 23-year-old white man was jailed on charges he gunned down two black men and shot up a black fam

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-20 08:15:24

ASU receives largest estate gift ever

A pair of A-State alumni were honored on Tuesday. Students, faculty, and staff gathered on the third floor of the Student Union Center for a dedication ceremony unveiling the "Vaughn Student Lounge," named after Jim and Wanda Lee Vaughn. Not only were they A-State alumni, they were also educators w

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-19 20:38:22

General interest: Grant Symposium draws standing-room-only crowd

Nearly 100 people crowded into Heritage Hall in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday to hear a succession of speakers talk about the life and times of U.S. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr., a federal judge and Civil War buff, said he was shocked to see the standing-room-only crowd. "This is an o

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

White man accused of killing 2 blacks had Hitler speech

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 23-year-old white man arrested Tuesday was accused of killing two black men and firing on a black family in a string of attacks that police say may have been racially motivated. A law enforcement official said they had found a copy of an Adolf Hitler speech at the home of K

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-19 16:52:21

Polygamous sect leader pleads guilty in escape, fraud case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run has pleaded guilty in an escape and food-stamp fraud case. Lyle Jeffs pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Salt Lake City. He was charged in what prosecutors call a multimillion-dollar food-stamp fraud scheme a

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-20 17:05:56