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Stories from Wednesday, November 28, 2001

Third District judge seeks new bench (11/28/01)
Circuit Judge Phil Smith of Pocahontas has announced he is a candidate for election to a full term as circuit judge in the Third Judicial District. The district is comprised of Sharp, Jackson, Lawrence and Randolph counties.Smith has served as a circuit judge since March 2001, when he was appointed to the position by Gov. ...
EPA checks out spill checks out spill (11/28/01)
The Environmental Protec-tion Agency was called Nov. 20 to the scene of an accident involving a diesel spill near Mammoth Spring. A 1998 International tractor trailer driven by Joseph R. Watson, 28, of Little Rock hit a bridge in the Big Creek area on Highway 63 just south of Mammoth Spring.Watson was traveling in a narrow construction zone hauling soap when his trailer duals struck the bridge.Both tanks were knocked from the trailer, resulting in the diesel leak, according to Trooper Jim Brown from the Arkansas State Police. ...
Fulton poverty level may help Salem schools receive grant (11/28/01)
Salem School District may be eligible for grant money to go toward school renovations and the Special Education Program because of the poverty level in the area.Superintendent Bob Foster made the announcement at the Salem School Board Meeting Nov. 19 and said if the grant is approved it would be funded February of 2002.The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) has invited school districts to submit proposals for federal funding under the School Renovation, IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and Technology Grants. ...
Homemakers donate to needy (11/28/01)
Christmas might be a little merrier for some children thanks to the kindness of the Fulton County Extension Homemakers Council and other EHC members from various cities.Women from the EHC donated their time and skills to dress 76 bears as a community service project sponsored by Peoples Bank. ...
EPA checks out spill checks out spill (11/28/01)
The Environmental Protec-tion Agency was called Nov. 20 to the scene of an accident involving a diesel spill near Mammoth Spring. A 1998 International tractor trailer driven by Joseph R. Watson, 28, of Little Rock hit a bridge in the Big Creek area on Highway 63 just south of Mammoth Spring.Watson was traveling in a narrow construction zone hauling soap when his trailer duals struck the bridge.Both tanks were knocked from the trailer, resulting in the diesel leak, according to Trooper Jim Brown from the Arkansas State Police. ...
Third District judge seeks new bench (11/28/01)
Circuit Judge Phil Smith of Pocahontas has announced he is a candidate for election to a full term as circuit judge in the Third Judicial District. The district is comprised of Sharp, Jackson, Lawrence and Randolph counties.Smith has served as a circuit judge since March 2001, when he was appointed to the position by Gov. ...
Homemakers donate to needy (11/28/01)
Christmas might be a little merrier for some children thanks to the kindness of the Fulton County Extension Homemakers Council and other EHC members from various cities.Women from the EHC donated their time and skills to dress 76 bears as a community service project sponsored by Peoples Bank. ...
Fulton poverty level may help Salem schools receive grant (11/28/01)
Salem School District may be eligible for grant money to go toward school renovations and the Special Education Program because of the poverty level in the area.Superintendent Bob Foster made the announcement at the Salem School Board Meeting Nov. 19 and said if the grant is approved it would be funded February of 2002.The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) has invited school districts to submit proposals for federal funding under the School Renovation, IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and Technology Grants. ...
Longhorns survive dogfight at The Pound (11/28/01)
SALEM -- The Greyhounds hosted their neighbor Viola to open their basketball season and showed everyone they are ready for action. The Lady Greyhounds blasted out to an early 8-1 lead, with four starters scratching in the scorebook. The Lady Long-horns got things turned around, and ran off 6 unanswered points to close to within 1 point at the 1:15 mark. ...
Bearkatz take two from visiting Cougarsfrom visiting Cougars (11/28/01)
Melbourne played host to a Class AA-2 North Conference matchup between the Bearkatz and their neighboring rivals, the ICC Cougars.A packed house witnesed an easy 63-40 win for the Lady Bearkatz, and in a competitive boys game, the home team took a 60-50 victory.In senior girls play, Melbourne jumped out to an early first period lead behind Lady Bearkatz Megan Taylor and Ashley Brown.Taylor started the game with a 3-pointer and Brown worked inside the paint for her scores.Lady Cougar Melissa Sherrell provided a spark for ICC with 5 fast points, including a layup at the first period buzzer.The period ended with the scoreboard on the side of the Lady Bearkatz at 21-13.Lady Cougar Mandy Haney hit two free throws just inside the second period start to pull ICC within 4 points at 21-17.The Lady Bearkatz would answer with a 15-foot jumper from Brown and a 3-pointer from the top of the key by Taylor.Several unproductive trips down the court for Melbourne let ICC hang around with a 12-point deficit, 38-26, at halftime.The Lady Cougars came out of the locker room ice cold in the second half.The Lady Bearkatz took advantage of the Lady Cougars' shooting woes and went on a 21-6 run to end the third period up 59-32.Although they would score just 4 points in the final period, that was enough for a 63-40 victory for the Lady Bearkatz.Leading scorers for Melbourne; Megan Taylor (26), Ashley Brown (14).For ICC; Mandy Haney (14), Mellisa Sherrell (12).In the senior boys game, both teams came out firing on all cylinders.Cougar Rex Burrow took the opening tip to the basket to start the game.Jordan Davidson would get the Bearkatz on the board with a 3-pointer.Joe Hawkins used a floating jumper to keep ICC close, at 9-8, with 3:50 left in the first period.A couple of turnovers by the Bearkatz provided a spurt of points for the Cougars.After a layup by Cougar Josh Jackson, the Bearkatz surrendered the lead, at 16-14, to close the period.As the result of a physical opening period, both teams began the second frame in the bonus.Free throws made up the bulk of the scoring, until Joe Hawkins nailed a driving layup at the 1:50 mark to give the Cougars a 24-22 lead.With the last seconds ticking off the clock, Hawkins struck again with a 3-pointer from NBA range to pad the Cougars' lead at the half, 29-24.The second half would show why Lehigh University is proud to claim Bearkat Patrick Davidson as a member of its freshman class of 2002.Bearkat Jordan Davidson drained a baseline jumper to pull Melbourne to within 3 to begin the second half.Allen Roberts answered for the Cougars with a pull-up shot in the lane.The pace was up-tempo as Bearkat Andrew McFarland drilled a 3-pointer, then Jordan Davidson sank two free throws to tie the game at 33 with 4:54 left in the third.With the score even, senior Bearkat Patrick Davidson took flight.A nifty steal and layup, followed by a mid-range jump shot by Davidson was part of 10 unanswered points by the Bearkatz.A traditional 3-point play by Rex Burrow would end the period with ICC on the bottom of a 43-39 score.. ...
Longhorns survive dogfight at The Pound (11/28/01)
SALEM -- The Greyhounds hosted their neighbor Viola to open their basketball season and showed everyone they are ready for action. The Lady Greyhounds blasted out to an early 8-1 lead, with four starters scratching in the scorebook. The Lady Long-horns got things turned around, and ran off 6 unanswered points to close to within 1 point at the 1:15 mark. ...
Bearkatz take two from visiting Cougarsfrom visiting Cougars (11/28/01)
Melbourne played host to a Class AA-2 North Conference matchup between the Bearkatz and their neighboring rivals, the ICC Cougars.A packed house witnesed an easy 63-40 win for the Lady Bearkatz, and in a competitive boys game, the home team took a 60-50 victory.In senior girls play, Melbourne jumped out to an early first period lead behind Lady Bearkatz Megan Taylor and Ashley Brown.Taylor started the game with a 3-pointer and Brown worked inside the paint for her scores.Lady Cougar Melissa Sherrell provided a spark for ICC with 5 fast points, including a layup at the first period buzzer.The period ended with the scoreboard on the side of the Lady Bearkatz at 21-13.Lady Cougar Mandy Haney hit two free throws just inside the second period start to pull ICC within 4 points at 21-17.The Lady Bearkatz would answer with a 15-foot jumper from Brown and a 3-pointer from the top of the key by Taylor.Several unproductive trips down the court for Melbourne let ICC hang around with a 12-point deficit, 38-26, at halftime.The Lady Cougars came out of the locker room ice cold in the second half.The Lady Bearkatz took advantage of the Lady Cougars' shooting woes and went on a 21-6 run to end the third period up 59-32.Although they would score just 4 points in the final period, that was enough for a 63-40 victory for the Lady Bearkatz.Leading scorers for Melbourne; Megan Taylor (26), Ashley Brown (14).For ICC; Mandy Haney (14), Mellisa Sherrell (12).In the senior boys game, both teams came out firing on all cylinders.Cougar Rex Burrow took the opening tip to the basket to start the game.Jordan Davidson would get the Bearkatz on the board with a 3-pointer.Joe Hawkins used a floating jumper to keep ICC close, at 9-8, with 3:50 left in the first period.A couple of turnovers by the Bearkatz provided a spurt of points for the Cougars.After a layup by Cougar Josh Jackson, the Bearkatz surrendered the lead, at 16-14, to close the period.As the result of a physical opening period, both teams began the second frame in the bonus.Free throws made up the bulk of the scoring, until Joe Hawkins nailed a driving layup at the 1:50 mark to give the Cougars a 24-22 lead.With the last seconds ticking off the clock, Hawkins struck again with a 3-pointer from NBA range to pad the Cougars' lead at the half, 29-24.The second half would show why Lehigh University is proud to claim Bearkat Patrick Davidson as a member of its freshman class of 2002.Bearkat Jordan Davidson drained a baseline jumper to pull Melbourne to within 3 to begin the second half.Allen Roberts answered for the Cougars with a pull-up shot in the lane.The pace was up-tempo as Bearkat Andrew McFarland drilled a 3-pointer, then Jordan Davidson sank two free throws to tie the game at 33 with 4:54 left in the third.With the score even, senior Bearkat Patrick Davidson took flight.A nifty steal and layup, followed by a mid-range jump shot by Davidson was part of 10 unanswered points by the Bearkatz.A traditional 3-point play by Rex Burrow would end the period with ICC on the bottom of a 43-39 score.. ...
"Junior" Teegarden (11/28/01)
Ben F. "Junior" Teegarden, Jr., 56, son of the late Ben F. and Eula Mildred Warner Teegarden was born Sept. 26, 1945 in Iuka, Ark. He died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2001 in Mtn. Home, Ark. He was a native of Baxter County, and went to school, worked, and lived there all of his life. ...
Nancy Wheeler (11/28/01)
Nancy Wheeler, 85, daughter of the late Will A. Smith and Grace Mooney Smith was born Nov. 24, 1915 in Couch, Mo., and died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001 in Springfield, Mo. She was married Oct. 15, 1938 in Billmore, Mo. to Hugh Wheeler.She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. ...
Mabel Roberts (11/28/01)
Mabel Jane Roberts, 84, of Smithville, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2001 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 23, 1916 in Jesup to George Parker and Belle Turnbow Morgan, Sr. She was a homemaker and a member of Eli Lindsey Memorial United Methodist Church at Jesup.Survivors include her husband, Earnest J. ...
"Buck"Rush (11/28/01)
Willard L. "Buck" Rush, 81, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2001 at his home. He was born July 5, 1920 at Evening Shade to Walter V. and Molly (Ford) Rush. He formerly lived in Noblesville, Ind., and retired from Firestone Industrial Products in 1981 after more than 30 years. ...
Edith May Hagan (11/28/01)
Edith May Hagan, 89, of Hardy, Ark., died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2001 at Walnut Ridge Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born June 6, 1912 in Williford, Ark., the daughter of the late Noah Elexander and Sarah Elizabeth Rader Ladd. She was married to Uba Ulysess Hagan on July 6, 1930 in Mountain Grove, Mo. ...
Lynn Snodgrass (11/28/01)
Lynn Allan Snodgrass, 68, of Thayer, Mo., was born February 2, 1933 in Dundee, Iowa and died Friday, Nov. 16, 2001. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie of the home; three children, Diane Fridrichsen of California, Pam Goodyear of Colorado, and Brian Courtland of Texas; two step-daughters, Martha Stitchman of Salem, Ark. ...
Madge Woodyard (11/28/01)
Madge Lois Woodyard, 93, of Cave City, Ark., died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001 at Woodlawn Nursing Home in Batesville, Ark. She was born Feb. 14, 1908 in Cave City to William Edgar and Nancy Ellen Phillips Woodyard. She attended St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Granite City, Ill. ...
Larry Downs (11/28/01)
Larry Eugene Downs, 45, son of Ora Porter Downs and the late Adrian Downs was born Nov. 15, 1956 in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Monday, Nov. 19, 2001 in West Plains, Mo. He was married Nov. 12, 1978 in Smithville, Ark. to Rebecca Huckabee. He was later married to Sandy Kingston. ...
Dollie Haley (11/28/01)
Dollie Haley, 90, daughter of the late Burt Kirby and Rosie Stevens Kirby was born Dec. 6, 1910 in Fryatt, Ark., and died Friday, Nov.. 16, 2001 in Thayer, Mo. She was married Aug. 28, 1928 in West Plains, Mo. to John Haley who preceded her in death. ...
Dollie Haley (11/28/01)
Dollie Haley, 90, daughter of the late Burt Kirby and Rosie Stevens Kirby was born Dec. 6, 1910 in Fryatt, Ark., and died Friday, Nov.. 16, 2001 in Thayer, Mo. She was married Aug. 28, 1928 in West Plains, Mo. to John Haley who preceded her in death. ...
Carrol Lee Casper (11/28/01)
Carrol Lee Casper, 79, of Kansas City, Kan. died Friday, Nov. 16, 2001 in Hardy, Ark. He was retired from land care service and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.Survivors include his wife, Frances L. Casper of Kansas City, Kan.; two daughters, Marjorie Aspaugh of Liberty, Mo., and Sue Reeves of Hardy;16 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Frances Bowman Casper; one son, Carrol Lee Casper, Jr.; one daughter, Effie Louise Hodges.Services were Monday, Nov. ...
Mamie Teague (11/28/01)
Mamie Belle Raby Teague, 76, daughter of the late Dolphus Monroe and Cora Belle Osbourne Raby, was born July 11, 1925 in Calico Rock, Ark. She died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2001 in Calico Rock. She was married to Enoch D. Teague Feb. 4, 1942 in Culp, Ark. She spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include eight daughters, Vinetta Lester of Calico Rock, French L. ...
"R.E." Brewer (11/28/01)
Franklin "R. E." Brewer, 69, of Thayer, Mo. was born Nov. 8, 1932 in Myrtle, Mo., and died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2001 at the Shady Oaks Health Care Center. He was of the Baptist faith and was a veteran of the Korean War. He enjoyed being outdoors and such activities as hunting and fishing.Survivors include three brothers, Jay Brewer of Hardy, Ark., Junior Brewer of Thayer, Mo., and Grover Brewer of Pocahontas, Ark.; four sisters, Vada Wilburn of Springfield, Mo., Patsy Griffith of Thayer, Sadie Foulks of Pocahontas, and Wilma Williams of Kokoma, Ind.; one daughter, Tonya Adamik, her mother Lea Davisson; one granddaughter, Bailey Adamik; two step-children, Debra Boyd and Darrell Clark all of Fair Grove, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, Ward and Emma Viola (Combs) Brewer; two brothers, Paul and Bob Brewer; and one sister, Joan Wornica.Graveside services were Monday, Nov. ...
Margaret M. Self (11/28/01)
Margaret M. Self, 77 of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Friday, Nov. 23, 2001 at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.She was born April 14, 1924 in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Joseph Espinosa and Florence (Stout) Espinosa. She was married to Norman "Hank" Self Nov. ...
Archie Hatman (11/28/01)
Archie John Hatman, 84, son of the late Edmon Hatman and Manda Charlton Hat-man was born Aug. 7, 1917 in Camp, Ark., and died Nov. 22, 2001 in West Plains, Mo. He was married December 28, 1945 in Memphis, Tenn. to Vera Kenney. He attended school in Koshkonong, Mo., after which he served in the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Untied States Forestry Service in Grass Valley, Calif. ...
Archie Hatman (11/28/01)
Archie John Hatman, 84, son of the late Edmon Hatman and Manda Charlton Hat-man was born Aug. 7, 1917 in Camp, Ark., and died Nov. 22, 2001 in West Plains, Mo. He was married December 28, 1945 in Memphis, Tenn. to Vera Kenney. He attended school in Koshkonong, Mo., after which he served in the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Untied States Forestry Service in Grass Valley, Calif. ...
Colon McPherson (11/28/01)
Colon R. McPherson, 82, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001 at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born May 9, 1919 in Hardy, Ark., the son of John Wesley McPherson and Maggie Young McPherson. He was a self-employed carpenter for many years and was a veteran of the U. ...
Margaret M. Self (11/28/01)
Margaret M. Self, 77 of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Friday, Nov. 23, 2001 at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.She was born April 14, 1924 in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Joseph Espinosa and Florence (Stout) Espinosa. She was married to Norman "Hank" Self Nov. ...
Nancy Wheeler (11/28/01)
Nancy Wheeler, 85, daughter of the late Will A. Smith and Grace Mooney Smith was born Nov. 24, 1915 in Couch, Mo., and died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001 in Springfield, Mo. She was married Oct. 15, 1938 in Billmore, Mo. to Hugh Wheeler.She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. ...
Dollie Haley (11/28/01)
Dollie Haley, 90, daughter of the late Burt Kirby and Rosie Stevens Kirby was born Dec. 6, 1910 in Fryatt, Ark., and died Friday, Nov.. 16, 2001 in Thayer, Mo. She was married Aug. 28, 1928 in West Plains, Mo. to John Haley who preceded her in death. ...
Dollie Haley (11/28/01)
Dollie Haley, 90, daughter of the late Burt Kirby and Rosie Stevens Kirby was born Dec. 6, 1910 in Fryatt, Ark., and died Friday, Nov.. 16, 2001 in Thayer, Mo. She was married Aug. 28, 1928 in West Plains, Mo. to John Haley who preceded her in death. ...
Larry Downs (11/28/01)
Larry Eugene Downs, 45, son of Ora Porter Downs and the late Adrian Downs was born Nov. 15, 1956 in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Monday, Nov. 19, 2001 in West Plains, Mo. He was married Nov. 12, 1978 in Smithville, Ark. to Rebecca Huckabee. He was later married to Sandy Kingston. ...
Colon McPherson (11/28/01)
Colon R. McPherson, 82, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001 at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born May 9, 1919 in Hardy, Ark., the son of John Wesley McPherson and Maggie Young McPherson. He was a self-employed carpenter for many years and was a veteran of the U. ...
Madge Woodyard (11/28/01)
Madge Lois Woodyard, 93, of Cave City, Ark., died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001 at Woodlawn Nursing Home in Batesville, Ark. She was born Feb. 14, 1908 in Cave City to William Edgar and Nancy Ellen Phillips Woodyard. She attended St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Granite City, Ill. ...
Archie Hatman (11/28/01)
Archie John Hatman, 84, son of the late Edmon Hatman and Manda Charlton Hat-man was born Aug. 7, 1917 in Camp, Ark., and died Nov. 22, 2001 in West Plains, Mo. He was married December 28, 1945 in Memphis, Tenn. to Vera Kenney. He attended school in Koshkonong, Mo., after which he served in the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Untied States Forestry Service in Grass Valley, Calif. ...
Archie Hatman (11/28/01)
Archie John Hatman, 84, son of the late Edmon Hatman and Manda Charlton Hat-man was born Aug. 7, 1917 in Camp, Ark., and died Nov. 22, 2001 in West Plains, Mo. He was married December 28, 1945 in Memphis, Tenn. to Vera Kenney. He attended school in Koshkonong, Mo., after which he served in the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Untied States Forestry Service in Grass Valley, Calif. ...
"R.E." Brewer (11/28/01)
Franklin "R. E." Brewer, 69, of Thayer, Mo. was born Nov. 8, 1932 in Myrtle, Mo., and died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2001 at the Shady Oaks Health Care Center. He was of the Baptist faith and was a veteran of the Korean War. He enjoyed being outdoors and such activities as hunting and fishing.Survivors include three brothers, Jay Brewer of Hardy, Ark., Junior Brewer of Thayer, Mo., and Grover Brewer of Pocahontas, Ark.; four sisters, Vada Wilburn of Springfield, Mo., Patsy Griffith of Thayer, Sadie Foulks of Pocahontas, and Wilma Williams of Kokoma, Ind.; one daughter, Tonya Adamik, her mother Lea Davisson; one granddaughter, Bailey Adamik; two step-children, Debra Boyd and Darrell Clark all of Fair Grove, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, Ward and Emma Viola (Combs) Brewer; two brothers, Paul and Bob Brewer; and one sister, Joan Wornica.Graveside services were Monday, Nov. ...
"Junior" Teegarden (11/28/01)
Ben F. "Junior" Teegarden, Jr., 56, son of the late Ben F. and Eula Mildred Warner Teegarden was born Sept. 26, 1945 in Iuka, Ark. He died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2001 in Mtn. Home, Ark. He was a native of Baxter County, and went to school, worked, and lived there all of his life. ...
Lynn Snodgrass (11/28/01)
Lynn Allan Snodgrass, 68, of Thayer, Mo., was born February 2, 1933 in Dundee, Iowa and died Friday, Nov. 16, 2001. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie of the home; three children, Diane Fridrichsen of California, Pam Goodyear of Colorado, and Brian Courtland of Texas; two step-daughters, Martha Stitchman of Salem, Ark. ...
"Buck"Rush (11/28/01)
Willard L. "Buck" Rush, 81, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2001 at his home. He was born July 5, 1920 at Evening Shade to Walter V. and Molly (Ford) Rush. He formerly lived in Noblesville, Ind., and retired from Firestone Industrial Products in 1981 after more than 30 years. ...
Edith May Hagan (11/28/01)
Edith May Hagan, 89, of Hardy, Ark., died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2001 at Walnut Ridge Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born June 6, 1912 in Williford, Ark., the daughter of the late Noah Elexander and Sarah Elizabeth Rader Ladd. She was married to Uba Ulysess Hagan on July 6, 1930 in Mountain Grove, Mo. ...
Mabel Roberts (11/28/01)
Mabel Jane Roberts, 84, of Smithville, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2001 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 23, 1916 in Jesup to George Parker and Belle Turnbow Morgan, Sr. She was a homemaker and a member of Eli Lindsey Memorial United Methodist Church at Jesup.Survivors include her husband, Earnest J. ...
Carrol Lee Casper (11/28/01)
Carrol Lee Casper, 79, of Kansas City, Kan. died Friday, Nov. 16, 2001 in Hardy, Ark. He was retired from land care service and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.Survivors include his wife, Frances L. Casper of Kansas City, Kan.; two daughters, Marjorie Aspaugh of Liberty, Mo., and Sue Reeves of Hardy;16 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Frances Bowman Casper; one son, Carrol Lee Casper, Jr.; one daughter, Effie Louise Hodges.Services were Monday, Nov. ...
Mamie Teague (11/28/01)
Mamie Belle Raby Teague, 76, daughter of the late Dolphus Monroe and Cora Belle Osbourne Raby, was born July 11, 1925 in Calico Rock, Ark. She died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2001 in Calico Rock. She was married to Enoch D. Teague Feb. 4, 1942 in Culp, Ark. She spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include eight daughters, Vinetta Lester of Calico Rock, French L. ...
View From The Fence (11/28/01)
What will a woman do for a free $10 gift certificate? This question was put to a test this past weekend when I went shopping the day after Thanksgiving with my mother-in-law, sister-in-law and grandmother.The fact that we ventured out on the busiest shopping day of the year speaks for itself. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (11/28/01)
College Entrance ExamI spent the fall teaching a course called Computer Information Systems (CIS 1303) at Ozarka College in Melbourne, Arkansas. Final exams will be in two weeks. This has been my first experience as a classroom instructor and it's been quite an experience. ...
State agencies begin painful process of cutting budgets (11/28/01)
State agencies last week cut spending to bring their budgets into balance for the current fiscal year.The Board of Correction and Community Punishment, which oversees state prison operations, trimmed $22.3 million. The state Board of Education reduced the Public School Fund by $54 million. ...
View From The Fence (11/28/01)
What will a woman do for a free $10 gift certificate? This question was put to a test this past weekend when I went shopping the day after Thanksgiving with my mother-in-law, sister-in-law and grandmother.The fact that we ventured out on the busiest shopping day of the year speaks for itself. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (11/28/01)
College Entrance ExamI spent the fall teaching a course called Computer Information Systems (CIS 1303) at Ozarka College in Melbourne, Arkansas. Final exams will be in two weeks. This has been my first experience as a classroom instructor and it's been quite an experience. ...
State agencies begin painful process of cutting budgets (11/28/01)
State agencies last week cut spending to bring their budgets into balance for the current fiscal year.The Board of Correction and Community Punishment, which oversees state prison operations, trimmed $22.3 million. The state Board of Education reduced the Public School Fund by $54 million. ...