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Stories from Wednesday, November 21, 2001

EMS puts defibrillators on board ambulances (11/21/01)
Fulton County EMS is making strides for residents for responding to emergency calls and rescue efforts.Fulton County Hospital Emergency Medical Services applied for a grant through the National Emergency Medicine Association on Sept. 24, according to the director of EMS, Scott A. Moody...
Accident kills Mammoth man (11/21/01)
Just four days after his 45th birthday, Larry Downs of Mammoth Spring was killed due to injuries sustained in an auto accident Nov. 19. Officer Doyle Odom from the West Plains Police Department responded to the scene at the new intersection that opened Tuesday in West Plains at Highway 63 and Highway 160...
Fulton employees get $1,000 raises (11/21/01)
The Fulton County Quorum Court passed the 2002 budget Nov. 13.The largest increase in the new budget was requested by the Fulton County Sheriff's Office for approximately $40,000 to go toward salaries and a new law enforcement vehicle.The budget committee met twice to discuss salary increases and it continued to be the topic for discussion at this meeting.Justice of the Peace Dr. ...
Salem's finances 'in good shape,' mayor says (11/21/01)
Salem is eligible to become a city of first class, according to a recent census, Salem Mayor Gary Clayton announced at the council meeting Nov. 15. To be eligible for this the town must have a population over 1,500. He said cities of first class have certain rules compared to cities of second class regarding election issues. ...
Salem's finances 'in good shape,' mayor says (11/21/01)
Salem is eligible to become a city of first class, according to a recent census, Salem Mayor Gary Clayton announced at the council meeting Nov. 15. To be eligible for this the town must have a population over 1,500. He said cities of first class have certain rules compared to cities of second class regarding election issues. ...
Fulton employees get $1,000 raises (11/21/01)
The Fulton County Quorum Court passed the 2002 budget Nov. 13.The largest increase in the new budget was requested by the Fulton County Sheriff's Office for approximately $40,000 to go toward salaries and a new law enforcement vehicle.The budget committee met twice to discuss salary increases and it continued to be the topic for discussion at this meeting.Justice of the Peace Dr. ...
Accident kills Mammoth man (11/21/01)
Just four days after his 45th birthday, Larry Downs of Mammoth Spring was killed due to injuries sustained in an auto accident Nov. 19. Officer Doyle Odom from the West Plains Police Department responded to the scene at the new intersection that opened Tuesday in West Plains at Highway 63 and Highway 160...
EMS puts defibrillators on board ambulances (11/21/01)
Fulton County EMS is making strides for residents for responding to emergency calls and rescue efforts.Fulton County Hospital Emergency Medical Services applied for a grant through the National Emergency Medicine Association on Sept. 24, according to the director of EMS, Scott A. Moody...
Batterton scores 38 in Longhorn stampede (11/21/01)
The Longhorns left no doubt about the outcome of the game from the get-go. Viola lit up the scoreboard, running out to a 19-1 lead, holding Norfork without a field goal until the 2:31 mark in the first.Kyle "Boomer" Baumunk nailed back-to-back jumpers to start the game, then Justin "Batman" Batterton ripped his first trey of the night. ...
Lady Longhorns beaten at buzzer (11/21/01)
NORFORK -- The Longhorns headed into Norfork to take on the Panthers and split on the varsity level. In the senior girls contest, the Lady Longhorns drew first blood when Brandi Shrable got the inside feed and hit the short turnaround jumper. But the Lady Panthers ran off 6 unanswered points to take a 6-2 lead. ...
Lady Longhorns beaten at buzzer (11/21/01)
NORFORK -- The Longhorns headed into Norfork to take on the Panthers and split on the varsity level. In the senior girls contest, the Lady Longhorns drew first blood when Brandi Shrable got the inside feed and hit the short turnaround jumper. But the Lady Panthers ran off 6 unanswered points to take a 6-2 lead. ...
Batterton scores 38 in Longhorn stampede (11/21/01)
The Longhorns left no doubt about the outcome of the game from the get-go. Viola lit up the scoreboard, running out to a 19-1 lead, holding Norfork without a field goal until the 2:31 mark in the first.Kyle "Boomer" Baumunk nailed back-to-back jumpers to start the game, then Justin "Batman" Batterton ripped his first trey of the night. ...
Murine R. Tondello (11/21/01)
Murine R. Tondello, 90, of Mammoth Spring, Ark. was born Sept. 20, 1911 in Merino, Colo., and died Monday, Nov. 12, 2001 at the Shady Oakes Health Care Center in Thayer, Mo.Survivors include her husband, Archie Tondello of the home in Mammoth Spring; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. ...
Juanita Mason (11/21/01)
Bertha Juanita Mason, 89, of Jonesboro, formerly of Hardy, died Nov. 18, 2001, at her residence. She was a member of Bono First United Pentecostal Church of Bono. She had lived in the Hardy area from 1970 to 1998 before moving to Jonesboro.She was a pioneer member of Arkansas Hearing Society, where she served as vice president and treasurer. ...
Naola Jane Casey (11/21/01)
Naola Jane Casey, 84, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2001 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 26, 1917 at Ash Flat, to Charles L. and Sarah Jane (Crouch) Moody. She owned and operated Naola's Dress Shop at Ash Flat for many years and was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include three daughters, Thestle Casey Talley of Ash Flat, Emmaline Casey Kunkel of Evening Shade, Ark., and Edna Casey Keller of Cave City, Ark., two brothers, Coolidge Crouch of O'Fallon, Mo., Colbert Crouch of Cave City; five grandchildren, John Phil Talley of Fort Worth, Texas, Tammy Talley of Ash Flat, Alan Keller of Memphis, Tenn., Jackie Keller Price and John Kunkel both of Lowell, Ark.; nine step-grandchildren, Thurman Casey, Sam Casey, Judy Casey Humphrey, Floyd Casey, J. ...
Rex Anna Albrecht (11/21/01)
Rex Anna Albrecht, 48, of Hardy, Ark., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born, May 17, 1953 in St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of Lucille and Lloyd Hunt of Ash Flat, Ark. She was employed as a CNA.Survivors include one son, Billy White of Alton, Mo.; one daughter, Michelle Nokes of Bonne Terre, Mo.; three brothers, Gene Adams of Cuba, Mo., Tracy Leach of Chicago, Ill., and Steven Tharp of Farmington, Mo.; three sisters, Carmen Jackson of Black, Mo., Clara Rictor of Sainte Gene-vieve, Mo., and Donna Woodfin of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and three grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Calvin.Graveside services were Saturday, Nov. ...
Hazel Irene Welch (11/21/01)
Hazel Irene Welch, 88, of Ash Flat, Ark. died Nov. 13, 2001 at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born Oct. 23, 1913 in Ash Flat to William Oscar and Vira Garner Evans. She was married to Scott Godwin Welch on Aug. 31, 1935 and was married over 50 years. ...
Palmer T. Hoggard (11/21/01)
Palmer T. Hoggard, 91, of Cave City died Nov. 17, 2001, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born June 20, 1910, he was the son of Oliver and Laura Townsley Hoggard. He was a farmer and of the Baptist faith.Survivors include four sons: Ray Hoggard of Derby, Kan., Wayne Hoggard of Carls Junction, Mo., Brady Hoggard of Searcy, and Dale Hoggard of Pryor, Okla.; two daughters: Dora Redding of Fenton, Mo., and Euna Faye Parsons of Walnut Ridge; one brother, Eulis Hoggard of Batesville; 16 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Norma Hoggard; four brothers: Thurman Hoggard, Leo Hoggard, Owen Hoggard and Arville Hoggard; four sisters: Euna Price, Anna Simpson, Essie Brown and Elmarine McLeod; and a great-grandson, Jay Hoggard.Services were Tuesday, Nov. ...
Alvina M. Sharp (11/21/01)
Alvina M. Sharp, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark. died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001 at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Hospital in Cherokee Village.She was born in Wisconsin Oct. 24, 1925, the daughter of Anthony and Ann (Grenda) Raynor, Sr. and was an RN for 20 years. ...
Everett Brown (11/21/01)
Everett Earl Brown, 94, of Wilderness, Mo. was born Oct. 25, 1907 in Oregon County, Mo., and died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2001 at the Birch View Nursing Home in Birch Tree, Mo.Survivors include two daughters, Anna Lee Smith of Fremont, Mo. and Aletta Williams of Doniphan, Mo.; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other friends and relatives.He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Cora Simpson-Brown; his wife, Leona; three brothers, and one sister.Services were Wednesday, Nov. ...
Betty Jean Phipps (11/21/01)
Betty Jean Phipps, 69, of Thayer, Mo. was born July 29, 1932 in Louisville, Ky., and died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001 at her home. Survivors include nine children, Walter and Stella Phipps of Thayer, John and Debbie Phipps of Baker, Oregon, Frankie and Brenda Phipps of Fort Hood, Texas, Sharon and Sunny Coffelt of Thayer, Donnie and Sharon Collins of Thayer, Chris and J. ...
Pearl Lola Shatsar (11/21/01)
Pearl Lola Shatsar, 87, of Glenview, Ill., died Monday, Nov. 12, 2001 at Glenbrook Hospital in Illinois. She was born Sept. 29, 1916 in Powhatan, Ark., the daughter of the late Lawrence and Nancy Jane Anderson Shatsar. She worked as a Tape Specialist for Western Union for 25 years, and attended secretarial school in St. ...
Glenn R. Keown (11/21/01)
Glenn R. Keown, 84, of Hardy died Nov. 16, 2001, at Parkview Nursing & Rehab in Paducah, Ky. Born Aug. 28, 1917, in Ohio County, Ky., he was the son of Floyd V. and Alpha Brown Keown.He was of the Baptist faith, a retired U.S. Air Force veteran with 20 years service as a master sergeant, and a member of the Wilson Masonic Lodge 432 in Hardy.Survivors include three sisters: Ruth Farmer of Paducah, Wilma James of Owensboro, Ohio, and Lena Butcher of Toledo, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and a brother.Masonic graveside services were Nov. ...
Carrie Barnett (11/21/01)
Carrie Emeline Whitten Barnett, 95, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Friday, Nov. 16, 2001 at a Cherokee Village hospital. She was born Sept. 10, 1906 at Cushman, Ark., daughter of Jasper and Manerva Whitten. She married Adie M. Barnett Oct. 5, 1924 near Sidney. ...
Charles Gribble (11/21/01)
Charles Rowland Gribble, 72, son of the late Rowland Columbus and Adolphy Grace Park Gribble, was born Oct. 20, 1929 in Corinth, Miss. He died Monday, Nov. 12, 2001 at Calico Rock, Ark. He entered the U.S. Air Force when he was 17. He retired after serving 21 years, attaining the rank of Technical Sergeant. ...
Faye Westmoreland (11/21/01)
Faye Westmoreland, 87, of Sherwood, Ark., formerly of Sidney, Ark., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001 at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Sherwood. She was born Aug. 23, 1914 at Melbourne to Cicero B. and Maggie (Conyers) Finley. She owned and operated Westmore-land General Store at Sidney for many years, was a retired clerk for the State Revenue Depart-ment at Little Rock, and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Little Rock.Survivors include one son, John Westmoreland, of Sherwood; one daughter, Barbara Fowler of Independence, Mo.; one sister, Theo Bibb of Springdale; four grandchildren; eight great-grandhcildren; severla nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, W. ...
Harry Earle Berry (11/21/01)
Harry Earle Berry, 94, son of the late Harry E. Berry and Clara Chil-cote Berry was born May 28, 1907 in Fryatt, Ark., and died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001 in Thayer, Mo. He was married June 10, 1934 in Mammoth Spring, to Izora Kerby. He was a veteran of the U. ...
Woodrow Talburt (11/21/01)
Woodrow Wilson Talburt, 89, of Viola, Ark., son of the late John J. Talburt and Lottie Fleming Talburt was born Oct. 11, 1912 in Cumi, Ark. He died Friday, Nov. 16, 2001 at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. He was married to Josie Taylor Trowbridge on Oct. ...
Pearl Lola Shatsar (11/21/01)
Pearl Lola Shatsar, 87, of Glenview, Ill., died Monday, Nov. 12, 2001 at Glenbrook Hospital in Illinois. She was born Sept. 29, 1916 in Powhatan, Ark., the daughter of the late Lawrence and Nancy Jane Anderson Shatsar. She worked as a Tape Specialist for Western Union for 25 years, and attended secretarial school in St. ...
Charles Gribble (11/21/01)
Charles Rowland Gribble, 72, son of the late Rowland Columbus and Adolphy Grace Park Gribble, was born Oct. 20, 1929 in Corinth, Miss. He died Monday, Nov. 12, 2001 at Calico Rock, Ark. He entered the U.S. Air Force when he was 17. He retired after serving 21 years, attaining the rank of Technical Sergeant. ...
Rex Anna Albrecht (11/21/01)
Rex Anna Albrecht, 48, of Hardy, Ark., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born, May 17, 1953 in St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of Lucille and Lloyd Hunt of Ash Flat, Ark. She was employed as a CNA.Survivors include one son, Billy White of Alton, Mo.; one daughter, Michelle Nokes of Bonne Terre, Mo.; three brothers, Gene Adams of Cuba, Mo., Tracy Leach of Chicago, Ill., and Steven Tharp of Farmington, Mo.; three sisters, Carmen Jackson of Black, Mo., Clara Rictor of Sainte Gene-vieve, Mo., and Donna Woodfin of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and three grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Calvin.Graveside services were Saturday, Nov. ...
Carrie Barnett (11/21/01)
Carrie Emeline Whitten Barnett, 95, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Friday, Nov. 16, 2001 at a Cherokee Village hospital. She was born Sept. 10, 1906 at Cushman, Ark., daughter of Jasper and Manerva Whitten. She married Adie M. Barnett Oct. 5, 1924 near Sidney. ...
Glenn R. Keown (11/21/01)
Glenn R. Keown, 84, of Hardy died Nov. 16, 2001, at Parkview Nursing & Rehab in Paducah, Ky. Born Aug. 28, 1917, in Ohio County, Ky., he was the son of Floyd V. and Alpha Brown Keown.He was of the Baptist faith, a retired U.S. Air Force veteran with 20 years service as a master sergeant, and a member of the Wilson Masonic Lodge 432 in Hardy.Survivors include three sisters: Ruth Farmer of Paducah, Wilma James of Owensboro, Ohio, and Lena Butcher of Toledo, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and a brother.Masonic graveside services were Nov. ...
Betty Jean Phipps (11/21/01)
Betty Jean Phipps, 69, of Thayer, Mo. was born July 29, 1932 in Louisville, Ky., and died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001 at her home. Survivors include nine children, Walter and Stella Phipps of Thayer, John and Debbie Phipps of Baker, Oregon, Frankie and Brenda Phipps of Fort Hood, Texas, Sharon and Sunny Coffelt of Thayer, Donnie and Sharon Collins of Thayer, Chris and J. ...
Everett Brown (11/21/01)
Everett Earl Brown, 94, of Wilderness, Mo. was born Oct. 25, 1907 in Oregon County, Mo., and died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2001 at the Birch View Nursing Home in Birch Tree, Mo.Survivors include two daughters, Anna Lee Smith of Fremont, Mo. and Aletta Williams of Doniphan, Mo.; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other friends and relatives.He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Cora Simpson-Brown; his wife, Leona; three brothers, and one sister.Services were Wednesday, Nov. ...
Juanita Mason (11/21/01)
Bertha Juanita Mason, 89, of Jonesboro, formerly of Hardy, died Nov. 18, 2001, at her residence. She was a member of Bono First United Pentecostal Church of Bono. She had lived in the Hardy area from 1970 to 1998 before moving to Jonesboro.She was a pioneer member of Arkansas Hearing Society, where she served as vice president and treasurer. ...
Alvina M. Sharp (11/21/01)
Alvina M. Sharp, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark. died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001 at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Hospital in Cherokee Village.She was born in Wisconsin Oct. 24, 1925, the daughter of Anthony and Ann (Grenda) Raynor, Sr. and was an RN for 20 years. ...
Hazel Irene Welch (11/21/01)
Hazel Irene Welch, 88, of Ash Flat, Ark. died Nov. 13, 2001 at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born Oct. 23, 1913 in Ash Flat to William Oscar and Vira Garner Evans. She was married to Scott Godwin Welch on Aug. 31, 1935 and was married over 50 years. ...
Naola Jane Casey (11/21/01)
Naola Jane Casey, 84, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2001 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 26, 1917 at Ash Flat, to Charles L. and Sarah Jane (Crouch) Moody. She owned and operated Naola's Dress Shop at Ash Flat for many years and was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include three daughters, Thestle Casey Talley of Ash Flat, Emmaline Casey Kunkel of Evening Shade, Ark., and Edna Casey Keller of Cave City, Ark., two brothers, Coolidge Crouch of O'Fallon, Mo., Colbert Crouch of Cave City; five grandchildren, John Phil Talley of Fort Worth, Texas, Tammy Talley of Ash Flat, Alan Keller of Memphis, Tenn., Jackie Keller Price and John Kunkel both of Lowell, Ark.; nine step-grandchildren, Thurman Casey, Sam Casey, Judy Casey Humphrey, Floyd Casey, J. ...
Murine R. Tondello (11/21/01)
Murine R. Tondello, 90, of Mammoth Spring, Ark. was born Sept. 20, 1911 in Merino, Colo., and died Monday, Nov. 12, 2001 at the Shady Oakes Health Care Center in Thayer, Mo.Survivors include her husband, Archie Tondello of the home in Mammoth Spring; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. ...
Palmer T. Hoggard (11/21/01)
Palmer T. Hoggard, 91, of Cave City died Nov. 17, 2001, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born June 20, 1910, he was the son of Oliver and Laura Townsley Hoggard. He was a farmer and of the Baptist faith.Survivors include four sons: Ray Hoggard of Derby, Kan., Wayne Hoggard of Carls Junction, Mo., Brady Hoggard of Searcy, and Dale Hoggard of Pryor, Okla.; two daughters: Dora Redding of Fenton, Mo., and Euna Faye Parsons of Walnut Ridge; one brother, Eulis Hoggard of Batesville; 16 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Norma Hoggard; four brothers: Thurman Hoggard, Leo Hoggard, Owen Hoggard and Arville Hoggard; four sisters: Euna Price, Anna Simpson, Essie Brown and Elmarine McLeod; and a great-grandson, Jay Hoggard.Services were Tuesday, Nov. ...
Harry Earle Berry (11/21/01)
Harry Earle Berry, 94, son of the late Harry E. Berry and Clara Chil-cote Berry was born May 28, 1907 in Fryatt, Ark., and died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001 in Thayer, Mo. He was married June 10, 1934 in Mammoth Spring, to Izora Kerby. He was a veteran of the U. ...
Faye Westmoreland (11/21/01)
Faye Westmoreland, 87, of Sherwood, Ark., formerly of Sidney, Ark., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001 at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Sherwood. She was born Aug. 23, 1914 at Melbourne to Cicero B. and Maggie (Conyers) Finley. She owned and operated Westmore-land General Store at Sidney for many years, was a retired clerk for the State Revenue Depart-ment at Little Rock, and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Little Rock.Survivors include one son, John Westmoreland, of Sherwood; one daughter, Barbara Fowler of Independence, Mo.; one sister, Theo Bibb of Springdale; four grandchildren; eight great-grandhcildren; severla nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, W. ...
Woodrow Talburt (11/21/01)
Woodrow Wilson Talburt, 89, of Viola, Ark., son of the late John J. Talburt and Lottie Fleming Talburt was born Oct. 11, 1912 in Cumi, Ark. He died Friday, Nov. 16, 2001 at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. He was married to Josie Taylor Trowbridge on Oct. ...
Old liberal's lament (11/21/01)
It's tough to be a liberal these days.Now that we've again seized control of the dean's office -- this time as the dean -- we have to face a horde of new student radicals, those little fascist sons of Republicans who, instead of burning the American flag on the lawn of the administration building, are pledging allegiance to it. ...
View From The Fence (11/21/01)
What keeps local government and service organizations from being more successful despite hard work and the best of intentions? After giving this question careful consideration, I've come to the conclusion it is the "Idiot Factor." Too many of these organizations have at least one person who fits the moniker and whatever the project he has to be factored into the equation. ...
Area state reps hit the road (11/21/01)
Arkansas House of Representatives Majority Leader Harmon R. Seawel (D) of Pocahontas, coordinated a bus campaign to each county of the Third Congressional District Nov. 5-6. Seawel introduced House colleague Rep. Mike Hathorn (D) of Huntsville and a Democratic congressional nominee at rallies in Fort Smith, Van Buren, Rogers, Booneville, Clarksville, Paris, Russellville, Ozark, Eureka Springs, Berryville, Harrison, Mountain Home, Jasper, Yellville, Huntsville, Waldon, Mena and Fayetteville.Seawel and other state representatives stressed Hathorn's energy, intellect, compassion and legislative experience.Representatives participating were Don House of Walnut Ridge, Boyd Hickinbotham of Salem, Jimmy (Red) Milligan of Yellville, Mary Ann Salmon of North Little Rock, Larry Prater of Cedarville, Johnnie Bolin of Crossett, Speaker of the House Shane Broadway of Bryant, Speaker-elect Herschel Cleveland of Paris, Paul Bookout of Jonesboro, Gary Biggs of Paragould, Sam Ledbetter of Little Rock, Bill Stovell of Heber Springs, Terry McMellon of Waldon, Phil Jacobs of Clarksville, Jerry Allison of Jonesboro and Steve Oglesby of Hatfield.The major theme at each rally was, "Get out the vote." Seawel repeatedly categorized the Nov. ...
View From The Fence (11/21/01)
What keeps local government and service organizations from being more successful despite hard work and the best of intentions? After giving this question careful consideration, I've come to the conclusion it is the "Idiot Factor." Too many of these organizations have at least one person who fits the moniker and whatever the project he has to be factored into the equation. ...
Area state reps hit the road (11/21/01)
Arkansas House of Representatives Majority Leader Harmon R. Seawel (D) of Pocahontas, coordinated a bus campaign to each county of the Third Congressional District Nov. 5-6. Seawel introduced House colleague Rep. Mike Hathorn (D) of Huntsville and a Democratic congressional nominee at rallies in Fort Smith, Van Buren, Rogers, Booneville, Clarksville, Paris, Russellville, Ozark, Eureka Springs, Berryville, Harrison, Mountain Home, Jasper, Yellville, Huntsville, Waldon, Mena and Fayetteville.Seawel and other state representatives stressed Hathorn's energy, intellect, compassion and legislative experience.Representatives participating were Don House of Walnut Ridge, Boyd Hickinbotham of Salem, Jimmy (Red) Milligan of Yellville, Mary Ann Salmon of North Little Rock, Larry Prater of Cedarville, Johnnie Bolin of Crossett, Speaker of the House Shane Broadway of Bryant, Speaker-elect Herschel Cleveland of Paris, Paul Bookout of Jonesboro, Gary Biggs of Paragould, Sam Ledbetter of Little Rock, Bill Stovell of Heber Springs, Terry McMellon of Waldon, Phil Jacobs of Clarksville, Jerry Allison of Jonesboro and Steve Oglesby of Hatfield.The major theme at each rally was, "Get out the vote." Seawel repeatedly categorized the Nov. ...
Old liberal's lament (11/21/01)
It's tough to be a liberal these days.Now that we've again seized control of the dean's office -- this time as the dean -- we have to face a horde of new student radicals, those little fascist sons of Republicans who, instead of burning the American flag on the lawn of the administration building, are pledging allegiance to it. ...