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Stories from Thursday, January 3, 2002

Christmas break-in nets computer, cash (01/03/02)
On Christmas morning it was apparent that all was not quiet the night before at the Hillhigh Hotel and Spa in Horseshoe Bend due to a burglary. An employee opened the resort at 7 a.m and noticed the door to the back room where the money was kept had been kicked in. She also noticed things were arranged differently around the desk area. A Gateway computer and an undisclosed amount of cash were missing...
Historic Battle (01/03/02)
CAUGHT IN TIME: The Hardy Fire Department was paged out Dec. 28 to fight a blaze at one of the oldest houses in downtown Hardy. A citizen notified the Sharp County 9-1-1 office at approximately 8:20 a.m. of a fire at 206 E. Third Street. ...
Thieves hit four times in Fulton (01/03/02)
A can of coins and some food from the kitchen of the Agnos Church of Christ were taken sometime between Dec. 23 and Dec. 26. According to Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz, one of the members of the church discovered the break-in on Dec. 26. The thief pried open a window and gained entry. ...
Sharp to lose only one current worker (01/03/02)
The Sharp County Quorum Court voted Dec. 18 to approve the 2002 budget that will require a decrease of four employees; however, only one employee will not be returning after the new year. Two employees were deleted from the sheriff's office, but because two deputies had recently quit Sheriff T.J. "Sonny" Powell will not be required to give the unpleasant news to any of his employees; he will simply not be replacing the two deputies...
Historic Battle (01/03/02)
CAUGHT IN TIME: The Hardy Fire Department was paged out Dec. 28 to fight a blaze at one of the oldest houses in downtown Hardy. A citizen notified the Sharp County 9-1-1 office at approximately 8:20 a.m. of a fire at 206 E. Third Street. ...
Thieves hit four times in Fulton (01/03/02)
A can of coins and some food from the kitchen of the Agnos Church of Christ were taken sometime between Dec. 23 and Dec. 26. According to Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz, one of the members of the church discovered the break-in on Dec. 26. The thief pried open a window and gained entry. ...
Sharp to lose only one current worker (01/03/02)
The Sharp County Quorum Court voted Dec. 18 to approve the 2002 budget that will require a decrease of four employees; however, only one employee will not be returning after the new year. Two employees were deleted from the sheriff's office, but because two deputies had recently quit Sheriff T.J. "Sonny" Powell will not be required to give the unpleasant news to any of his employees; he will simply not be replacing the two deputies...
Christmas break-in nets computer, cash (01/03/02)
On Christmas morning it was apparent that all was not quiet the night before at the Hillhigh Hotel and Spa in Horseshoe Bend due to a burglary. An employee opened the resort at 7 a.m and noticed the door to the back room where the money was kept had been kicked in. She also noticed things were arranged differently around the desk area. A Gateway computer and an undisclosed amount of cash were missing...
Area teams compete in NEA Tournament (01/03/02)
The 25th annual Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament fired up Dec. 20 at Arkansas State University's Convocation Center in Jonesboro. Tournament play in the NEA tourney gives area teams a chance to adjust their level of competition around the holiday break before returning to conference action at the first of the year...
Area teams compete in NEA Tournament (01/03/02)
The 25th annual Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament fired up Dec. 20 at Arkansas State University's Convocation Center in Jonesboro. Tournament play in the NEA tourney gives area teams a chance to adjust their level of competition around the holiday break before returning to conference action at the first of the year...
Kashayla Hope Pike (01/03/02)
John and Chrissy Pike of Hardy have announced the birth of their daughter, Kashayla Hope Pike, on Dec. 21, 2001, at Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces.She was also welcomed home by her three siblings -- Timothy D. Pike, Casandra Pike and Ryan Wiles.Grandparents are Don and Virgie Wiles of Cherokee Village, John G. Pike of Milwaukee, Wis., and Audrey Pike of Cherokee Village. Great grandfather is Tony Feist of Milwaukee, Wis...
Colton Lee Cain (01/03/02)
James and Bobbie Cain of Cherokee Village have announced the birth of their son, Colton Lee, on Dec. 28, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 2.5 ounces.She was also welcomed by her sister, Anna Louise Cain.Grandparents are Bonnie Lee, Bobby Lee and Pearl Cain. Great-grandparents are Frank Cain and Gerald Cross...
Kashayla Hope Pike (01/03/02)
John and Chrissy Pike of Hardy have announced the birth of their daughter, Kashayla Hope Pike, on Dec. 21, 2001, at Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces.She was also welcomed home by her three siblings -- Timothy D. Pike, Casandra Pike and Ryan Wiles.Grandparents are Don and Virgie Wiles of Cherokee Village, John G. Pike of Milwaukee, Wis., and Audrey Pike of Cherokee Village. Great grandfather is Tony Feist of Milwaukee, Wis...
Colton Lee Cain (01/03/02)
James and Bobbie Cain of Cherokee Village have announced the birth of their son, Colton Lee, on Dec. 28, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 2.5 ounces.She was also welcomed by her sister, Anna Louise Cain.Grandparents are Bonnie Lee, Bobby Lee and Pearl Cain. Great-grandparents are Frank Cain and Gerald Cross...
Boldly Going Nowhere (01/03/02)
The New Year The year 2001 started with a new president emerging from a pile of dimpled chads, and ended with anthrax spores in the mail. As years go, it was about as predictable as the time and place of the next meeting of the Galactic Federation of the Parallel Universe...
View From The Fence (01/03/02)
The holidays are behind us and it's time to start a new year. I've decided to save myself a lot of trouble and skip a New Year's resolution altogether. Since it's not something I've ever been very successful at I don't think I'll miss it much. Indeed, it seems most logical to skip right on to the depressed part of not succeeding than to spend a lot of time trying to obtain the impossible goal I set for myself each year. Not to mention the money...
View From The Fence (01/03/02)
The holidays are behind us and it's time to start a new year. I've decided to save myself a lot of trouble and skip a New Year's resolution altogether. Since it's not something I've ever been very successful at I don't think I'll miss it much. Indeed, it seems most logical to skip right on to the depressed part of not succeeding than to spend a lot of time trying to obtain the impossible goal I set for myself each year. Not to mention the money...
Boldly Going Nowhere (01/03/02)
The New Year The year 2001 started with a new president emerging from a pile of dimpled chads, and ended with anthrax spores in the mail. As years go, it was about as predictable as the time and place of the next meeting of the Galactic Federation of the Parallel Universe...