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Stories from Thursday, December 13, 2001

Village seeks asset swap with Daggett Development (12/13/01)
Cherokee Village may acquire land for an industrial park if action by the city council at its Dec. 3 meeting results in an agreement between the city and Daggett Development Corp., to "swap" assets.The council authorized Alderman Charles Bartlett to continue negotiations with Eben Daggett for ownership of 36 acres adjacent to Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System on Hospital Road. ...
Christmas patriots (12/13/01)
INTERNATIONAL FLAIR: Martin Carpenter, president of First National Bank of Sharp County, passes out American flags to children along the parade route of the Hardy Christmas parade Dec. 8. Carpenter was dressed as a Canadian Mountie as part of FNB's entry, which promoted the bank's travel club...
No buyers yet for shirt factory (12/13/01)
Global Apparel is not planning to purchase the Tri County Shirt Factory in Salem as city officials hoped, and a second prospective deal to occupy the plant has also fallen through. The shirt factory closed its doors Nov. 26, and all 138 employees lost their jobs."Global does not have an offer on the table right now," said Mel Coleman, chairman of the Salem Industrial Development Corporation.After talks with Global broke down, Salem officials were heartened when a second prospect surfaced. ...
Bend council discussion heats up on fire department (12/13/01)
Horseshoe Bend Mayor Robert Spear said there just wasn't enough money in the budget to fund a 5 percent cost of living increase for employees. But he suggested a 4 percent increase to the Budget and Finance Committee. The committee met on Dec. 5 for its fourth meeting to discuss the proposed 2002 Budget. ...
Village seeks asset swap with Daggett Development (12/13/01)
Cherokee Village may acquire land for an industrial park if action by the city council at its Dec. 3 meeting results in an agreement between the city and Daggett Development Corp., to "swap" assets.The council authorized Alderman Charles Bartlett to continue negotiations with Eben Daggett for ownership of 36 acres adjacent to Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System on Hospital Road. ...
No buyers yet for shirt factory (12/13/01)
Global Apparel is not planning to purchase the Tri County Shirt Factory in Salem as city officials hoped, and a second prospective deal to occupy the plant has also fallen through. The shirt factory closed its doors Nov. 26, and all 138 employees lost their jobs."Global does not have an offer on the table right now," said Mel Coleman, chairman of the Salem Industrial Development Corporation.After talks with Global broke down, Salem officials were heartened when a second prospect surfaced. ...
Bend council discussion heats up on fire department (12/13/01)
Horseshoe Bend Mayor Robert Spear said there just wasn't enough money in the budget to fund a 5 percent cost of living increase for employees. But he suggested a 4 percent increase to the Budget and Finance Committee. The committee met on Dec. 5 for its fourth meeting to discuss the proposed 2002 Budget. ...
Christmas patriots (12/13/01)
INTERNATIONAL FLAIR: Martin Carpenter, president of First National Bank of Sharp County, passes out American flags to children along the parade route of the Hardy Christmas parade Dec. 8. Carpenter was dressed as a Canadian Mountie as part of FNB's entry, which promoted the bank's travel club...
Local students earn seats in All-Region Jazz Band (12/13/01)
Two area students recently won a seat in the ASBOA Region VIII All-Region Jazz Band.Carrie Johnson, an eighth grade student at Salem High School, and Tonia Spurlock, a senior at Highland High School, were among students from Region 8 competing for the jazz band Nov. ...
Cadet earns awards, honors (12/13/01)
Mexico, Mo. -- Cadet Chafen DeLao, son of Jamie DeLao of Salem, recently received the Parade Ribbon at the Missouri Military Academy for participating in the parade for the University of Missouri Football Game. In addition, DeLao was awarded the Academic Fourragere for superior scholastic achievement, received honors for his academic and military grades, earned the Maroon Bar for a perfect disciplinary record, and was awarded the Soldier's Bar for outstanding military courtesy, neatness, bearing, attitude and performance of duty.At MMA, young men in grades 4 through 12 participate in a college-preparatory, structured curriculum that consistently sends 90 percent of graduates on to colleges and universities in the U.S. ...
Local students earn seats in All-Region Jazz Band (12/13/01)
Two area students recently won a seat in the ASBOA Region VIII All-Region Jazz Band.Carrie Johnson, an eighth grade student at Salem High School, and Tonia Spurlock, a senior at Highland High School, were among students from Region 8 competing for the jazz band Nov. ...
Cadet earns awards, honors (12/13/01)
Mexico, Mo. -- Cadet Chafen DeLao, son of Jamie DeLao of Salem, recently received the Parade Ribbon at the Missouri Military Academy for participating in the parade for the University of Missouri Football Game. In addition, DeLao was awarded the Academic Fourragere for superior scholastic achievement, received honors for his academic and military grades, earned the Maroon Bar for a perfect disciplinary record, and was awarded the Soldier's Bar for outstanding military courtesy, neatness, bearing, attitude and performance of duty.At MMA, young men in grades 4 through 12 participate in a college-preparatory, structured curriculum that consistently sends 90 percent of graduates on to colleges and universities in the U.S. ...
Greyhound girls take 2 from Cougars (12/13/01)
SALEM -- The ICC Cougars took the short trip up Highway 9 to Salem for a trio of conference games last week, and the host team claimed two of three contests from ICC. In the opener of the night, the junior Greyhounds started slow but used solid scoring in the final three periods to post a 43-23 victory over the junior Cougars. ...
Cave City owns Lyon Tournament (12/13/01)
Becknell Gymnasium in Batesville was turned into Cave City South this past weekend.A packed house watched as the Cave City boys and girls made it a clean sweep of the Lyon College High School Tournament Finals.The championship games closed a week of exciting basketball action featuring some of the top high school teams in the region.QUARTERFINALS GIRLSGreers Ferry-Westside 54Mt. ...
CC splits 4 with Maynard (12/13/01)
The ICC Cougars split the outcome of four games with the Maynard Tigers in Class AA- 2 North Conference play last week.The junior Lady Cougars lost a close 29-25 contest to the Lady Tigers. Kara Yancey led ICC with 8 points.The junior Cougars avenged that loss with a big 62-38 victory over the junior Tigers. ...
Irgens leads Cougars over Greyhounds (12/13/01)
zard County Consolidated used a super game from Shane Irgens to claim victory for the Cougars against the Salem Greyhounds last week. Irgens tallied 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the ICC Cougars to a 56-48 win. ICC opened the game on the charity line where Shane Irgens nailed a couple of free throws to start the scoring, but Salem countered with Justin Howell hitting on the spin move on the right baseline to knot things back up. ...
Greyhound girls take 2 from Cougars (12/13/01)
SALEM -- The ICC Cougars took the short trip up Highway 9 to Salem for a trio of conference games last week, and the host team claimed two of three contests from ICC. In the opener of the night, the junior Greyhounds started slow but used solid scoring in the final three periods to post a 43-23 victory over the junior Cougars. ...
Cave City owns Lyon Tournament (12/13/01)
Becknell Gymnasium in Batesville was turned into Cave City South this past weekend.A packed house watched as the Cave City boys and girls made it a clean sweep of the Lyon College High School Tournament Finals.The championship games closed a week of exciting basketball action featuring some of the top high school teams in the region.QUARTERFINALS GIRLSGreers Ferry-Westside 54Mt. ...
CC splits 4 with Maynard (12/13/01)
The ICC Cougars split the outcome of four games with the Maynard Tigers in Class AA- 2 North Conference play last week.The junior Lady Cougars lost a close 29-25 contest to the Lady Tigers. Kara Yancey led ICC with 8 points.The junior Cougars avenged that loss with a big 62-38 victory over the junior Tigers. ...
Irgens leads Cougars over Greyhounds (12/13/01)
zard County Consolidated used a super game from Shane Irgens to claim victory for the Cougars against the Salem Greyhounds last week. Irgens tallied 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the ICC Cougars to a 56-48 win. ICC opened the game on the charity line where Shane Irgens nailed a couple of free throws to start the scoring, but Salem countered with Justin Howell hitting on the spin move on the right baseline to knot things back up. ...
Jones, Gates exchange vows (12/13/01)
On Nov. 24, 2001, Kenny Gates of Ash Flat and Amanda Jones of Salem exchanged wedding vows in Agnos Church of Christ. Kenny, the son of Kenneth and Janet Gates and the sibling of Michael and Betsy Gates, patiently awaited his bride at the altar. Amanda, daughter of Linda and Douglas Cheek, and Mike Jones and the sibling of Tara and Michael Jones, Cristal Jasper and Brandi MacManus was escorted by both Mike Jones and Douglas Cheek. ...
Jones, Gates exchange vows (12/13/01)
On Nov. 24, 2001, Kenny Gates of Ash Flat and Amanda Jones of Salem exchanged wedding vows in Agnos Church of Christ. Kenny, the son of Kenneth and Janet Gates and the sibling of Michael and Betsy Gates, patiently awaited his bride at the altar. Amanda, daughter of Linda and Douglas Cheek, and Mike Jones and the sibling of Tara and Michael Jones, Cristal Jasper and Brandi MacManus was escorted by both Mike Jones and Douglas Cheek. ...
Your View (12/13/01)
I was on a train from Scotland to Ireland last month when I read an article by Robert Elegant in a British newspaper titled "The Vietnam Syndrom is making American too frightened to fight." It was at a time prior to the increase in the bombing campaign. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (12/13/01)
Christmas Myths There are 12 days until Christmas. There should be plenty of time to get everything done, as long as you don't sleep more than two hours a night. Christmas, like many other holidays, has its share of historical inaccuracies and myths. ...
View From The Fence (12/13/01)
From one idiot to another and back again. Last week one of my fellow columnists responded to a recent column I had written called "The Idiot Factor." In my column I said most of the world's idiots never recognize themselves, so imagine my surprise when Bret Burquest proved me wrong and admitted right up front to being an idiot.They say the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. ...
Gross things dogs do: installment 43 (12/13/01)
It's time for another installment of our popular and informative series "Gross things dog do." Today's topic is ""Why dogs think we want to look at their nasty undersides."The subject is Daisy the Golden Lab who took up residence at our place immediately after my kids first saw her and she rolled over to have her belly scratched. ...
View From The Fence (12/13/01)
From one idiot to another and back again. Last week one of my fellow columnists responded to a recent column I had written called "The Idiot Factor." In my column I said most of the world's idiots never recognize themselves, so imagine my surprise when Bret Burquest proved me wrong and admitted right up front to being an idiot.They say the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (12/13/01)
Christmas Myths There are 12 days until Christmas. There should be plenty of time to get everything done, as long as you don't sleep more than two hours a night. Christmas, like many other holidays, has its share of historical inaccuracies and myths. ...
Gross things dogs do: installment 43 (12/13/01)
It's time for another installment of our popular and informative series "Gross things dog do." Today's topic is ""Why dogs think we want to look at their nasty undersides."The subject is Daisy the Golden Lab who took up residence at our place immediately after my kids first saw her and she rolled over to have her belly scratched. ...
Your View (12/13/01)
I was on a train from Scotland to Ireland last month when I read an article by Robert Elegant in a British newspaper titled "The Vietnam Syndrom is making American too frightened to fight." It was at a time prior to the increase in the bombing campaign. ...