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Stories from Thursday, December 27, 2001

Former Fulton judge dies at 76 (12/27/01)
Former Fulton County Judge Leonard Ray Mooney died Dec. 21 at Fulton County Hospital. He was 76. Fulton County Clerk Gene Maguffee said, "Mooney was a good friend of mine. He made a real good county judge while in office." He served Fulton County from 1975-1980, according to Fulton County Judge Curren Everett...
Semi overturns on SUV (12/27/01)
Air-Evac was called out on the morning of Dec. 21 to the scene of an accident for a Henderson man who was trapped in his vehicle for more than an hour. Three persons were injured in the accident. Gregory Collier, 41, of West Memphis, on his last run before the holiday, was driving a 1997 International flatbed tractor trailer. ...
Salem, Chamber to purchase land near city park to purchase land near city park (12/27/01)
Hans Oliver, president of the Salem Chamber of Commerce, appealed to the Salem City Council at their meeting on Dec. 20 for a joint-venture land transaction.His proposal was for the city and the chamber to purchase a house near the park that has been on the market. Oliver said the best resource in the area besides the people is the city park...
Meth-making pills stolen from Dollar General (12/27/01)
Approximately 540 boxes of over-the-counter medicines containing pseudoephedrine valued at $1,410 were stolen from the Dollar General Store in Salem. Broken glass on the front door of the store alerted store manager Tonya Franks that something was not quite right on the morning of Dec. 14.After observing the broken glass, Franks called the Fulton County Sheriff's Office, which advised her not to go into the store...
Former Fulton judge dies at 76 (12/27/01)
Former Fulton County Judge Leonard Ray Mooney died Dec. 21 at Fulton County Hospital. He was 76. Fulton County Clerk Gene Maguffee said, "Mooney was a good friend of mine. He made a real good county judge while in office." He served Fulton County from 1975-1980, according to Fulton County Judge Curren Everett...
Salem, Chamber to purchase land near city park to purchase land near city park (12/27/01)
Hans Oliver, president of the Salem Chamber of Commerce, appealed to the Salem City Council at their meeting on Dec. 20 for a joint-venture land transaction.His proposal was for the city and the chamber to purchase a house near the park that has been on the market. Oliver said the best resource in the area besides the people is the city park...
Meth-making pills stolen from Dollar General (12/27/01)
Approximately 540 boxes of over-the-counter medicines containing pseudoephedrine valued at $1,410 were stolen from the Dollar General Store in Salem. Broken glass on the front door of the store alerted store manager Tonya Franks that something was not quite right on the morning of Dec. 14.After observing the broken glass, Franks called the Fulton County Sheriff's Office, which advised her not to go into the store...
Semi overturns on SUV (12/27/01)
Air-Evac was called out on the morning of Dec. 21 to the scene of an accident for a Henderson man who was trapped in his vehicle for more than an hour. Three persons were injured in the accident. Gregory Collier, 41, of West Memphis, on his last run before the holiday, was driving a 1997 International flatbed tractor trailer. ...
Towns named to Who's Who (12/27/01)
Chad R. Towns, a senior at Arkansas State University, has been named to the 2002 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Towns is majoring in animal science with an emphasis in the pre-veterinary field in the College of Agriculture at ASU...
Local teens named among top high school students (12/27/01)
Seventy-one students from the area are included in the 35th Annual Edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students, 2000-01. Local students include: Steven M. Ballow, Charlie P. Hall, Daniel Hunt, Katie E. Plumlee, Tiffany R. Branscum, Leslie L. ...
Brown,Cotter set nuptials (12/27/01)
Karla Margaret Brown and Phillip Harold Cotter will be married at 2 p.m. Jan. 12 at Twin Lakes Baptist Church in Mountain Home. Harold Cotter will officiate the ceremony. The bride-elect is the daughter of William and Iris Brown of Mountain Home. The prospective groom is the son of Harold and Wanda Cotter of Viola...
Local teens named among top high school students (12/27/01)
Seventy-one students from the area are included in the 35th Annual Edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students, 2000-01. Local students include: Steven M. Ballow, Charlie P. Hall, Daniel Hunt, Katie E. Plumlee, Tiffany R. Branscum, Leslie L. ...
Towns named to Who's Who (12/27/01)
Chad R. Towns, a senior at Arkansas State University, has been named to the 2002 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Towns is majoring in animal science with an emphasis in the pre-veterinary field in the College of Agriculture at ASU...
Brown,Cotter set nuptials (12/27/01)
Karla Margaret Brown and Phillip Harold Cotter will be married at 2 p.m. Jan. 12 at Twin Lakes Baptist Church in Mountain Home. Harold Cotter will officiate the ceremony. The bride-elect is the daughter of William and Iris Brown of Mountain Home. The prospective groom is the son of Harold and Wanda Cotter of Viola...
Bobcats best Bears in border battle (12/27/01)
THAYER -- The border battle concluded last week with the Thayer Bobcats claiming a clean sweep over the Bears of Mammoth Spring. The first quarter of the girls' game was close, but after that, it was all Lady Bobcats. Thayer used a 23-6 second quarter to put it out of reach for Mammoth Spring and went on to win 63-37. ...
Rebels hold off Viola in hard fought victory (12/27/01)
One part outside shooting by Tim Hansen. One part inside rebounding by Chuck Rees. Mix well with a loud home crowd.These ingredients baked a sweet holiday treat for the Highland Rebels when they hosted the Viola Longhorns Dec. 20, giving the Rebels their first home victory of the year.The Hansen/Rees combination was cooking from the start.Rees hit an inside jumper and tossed in a free throw on Highland's first two possessions...
Rebels hold off Viola in hard fought victory (12/27/01)
One part outside shooting by Tim Hansen. One part inside rebounding by Chuck Rees. Mix well with a loud home crowd.These ingredients baked a sweet holiday treat for the Highland Rebels when they hosted the Viola Longhorns Dec. 20, giving the Rebels their first home victory of the year.The Hansen/Rees combination was cooking from the start.Rees hit an inside jumper and tossed in a free throw on Highland's first two possessions...
Bobcats best Bears in border battle (12/27/01)
THAYER -- The border battle concluded last week with the Thayer Bobcats claiming a clean sweep over the Bears of Mammoth Spring. The first quarter of the girls' game was close, but after that, it was all Lady Bobcats. Thayer used a 23-6 second quarter to put it out of reach for Mammoth Spring and went on to win 63-37. ...
Jolee Grace Powers (12/27/01)
Brian E. Powers and Rachel R. McCormick of West Plains have announced the birth of their daughter, Jolee Grace Powers, at 12:47 p.m. Dec. 17, 2001, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20-3/4 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Michael McCormick of Kansas City, Mo., and Linda McCormick of Thayer...
Alexzandria Dawn Wenger (12/27/01)
Luke and Chasitidy Wenger of Koshkonong have an-nounced the birth of their daughter, Alexzandria Dawn Wenger, at 9:53 p.m. Dec. 12, 2001, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 18-1/2 inches long. She was also welcomed by Sebastian Anthony Wenger, age 22 months...
Hannah Irene Carr (12/27/01)
Darren William and Kimberly Rae Carr of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Hannah Irene Carr, at 2:31 p.m. Dec. 15, 2001, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, and was 21 inches long. She was also welcomed by Jerrod and Darnett...
Jolee Grace Powers (12/27/01)
Brian E. Powers and Rachel R. McCormick of West Plains have announced the birth of their daughter, Jolee Grace Powers, at 12:47 p.m. Dec. 17, 2001, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20-3/4 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Michael McCormick of Kansas City, Mo., and Linda McCormick of Thayer...
Hannah Irene Carr (12/27/01)
Darren William and Kimberly Rae Carr of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Hannah Irene Carr, at 2:31 p.m. Dec. 15, 2001, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, and was 21 inches long. She was also welcomed by Jerrod and Darnett...
Alexzandria Dawn Wenger (12/27/01)
Luke and Chasitidy Wenger of Koshkonong have an-nounced the birth of their daughter, Alexzandria Dawn Wenger, at 9:53 p.m. Dec. 12, 2001, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 18-1/2 inches long. She was also welcomed by Sebastian Anthony Wenger, age 22 months...
Behind the badge (12/27/01)
"99 Bottles of Beer" Many of us find more than sufficient ways to celebrate the holidays and the coming of the New Year without the use of alcohol. But for many others, a party is not a party without at least some alcohol. For those who do choose to drink, the question becomes "How much is too much?"...
A Girl On A Mission (12/27/01)
With the new year just around the corner many of us are reflecting back on the choices and regrets in our lifetime. These can range from our careers to the choices our children make. Our youth is a time of hopes, dreams and fantasies.As we age, we become seasoned veterans with a lifetime of experience. It's a time of reflection...
Boldly Going Nowhere (12/27/01)
The Year of Surprises 2001 was a year of surprises:JANUARY: The presidential election was so close it was still being debated during the inauguration. The Democrats had presented us with a man from Tennessee who had the charisma of a hickory tree and falsely claimed he had invented the Internet. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (12/27/01)
The Year of Surprises 2001 was a year of surprises:JANUARY: The presidential election was so close it was still being debated during the inauguration. The Democrats had presented us with a man from Tennessee who had the charisma of a hickory tree and falsely claimed he had invented the Internet. ...
Behind the badge (12/27/01)
"99 Bottles of Beer" Many of us find more than sufficient ways to celebrate the holidays and the coming of the New Year without the use of alcohol. But for many others, a party is not a party without at least some alcohol. For those who do choose to drink, the question becomes "How much is too much?"...
A Girl On A Mission (12/27/01)
With the new year just around the corner many of us are reflecting back on the choices and regrets in our lifetime. These can range from our careers to the choices our children make. Our youth is a time of hopes, dreams and fantasies.As we age, we become seasoned veterans with a lifetime of experience. It's a time of reflection...