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Stories from Thursday, January 17, 2002

Thieves 'on roll,' police chief says (01/17/02)
An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen from White River Insurance Agency, Inc. of Salem, located next to the Fulton County Sheriff's Office, on Jan. 9. An agent for the insurance company, Tracy Lancaster, discovered the burglary when she arrived at work that morning and noticed money was missing...
Special prosecutor, new judge requested for Lambert case (01/17/02)
Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Stewart Lambert has asked that a special prosecutor be assigned in the case of his son, Zachary Lambert, 20, of Cherokee Village. The younger Lambert is charged with attempting to commit an armed robbery for drugs. Circuit Judge Harold Erwin has also recused himself from the case...
JPs to look at 9-1-1 costs (01/17/02)
David Keck, Fulton County's 9-1-1 coordinator, made his appeal for an enhanced 9-1-1 system to members of the Fulton County Quorum Court at its meeting Jan. 14 where it was recommended a committee review his proposal. It was decided that a committee comprised of Jim Bicker, Bob Russell and Mel Coleman review Keck's proposal and make recommendations to the court. The committee will study the incoming and outgoing costs of what it would take to operate the enhanced 9-1-1 system...
Chipping away (01/17/02)
CHAINLESS GANG: Prison guards on horseback keep a watchful eye on 25 inmates who worked on the square in Salem Jan. 14. The inmates were removing the concrete strip between the sidewalk and the curb to allow the laying of electric lines to the new streetlights on the square...
Thieves 'on roll,' police chief says (01/17/02)
An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen from White River Insurance Agency, Inc. of Salem, located next to the Fulton County Sheriff's Office, on Jan. 9. An agent for the insurance company, Tracy Lancaster, discovered the burglary when she arrived at work that morning and noticed money was missing...
Special prosecutor, new judge requested for Lambert case (01/17/02)
Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Stewart Lambert has asked that a special prosecutor be assigned in the case of his son, Zachary Lambert, 20, of Cherokee Village. The younger Lambert is charged with attempting to commit an armed robbery for drugs. Circuit Judge Harold Erwin has also recused himself from the case...
JPs to look at 9-1-1 costs (01/17/02)
David Keck, Fulton County's 9-1-1 coordinator, made his appeal for an enhanced 9-1-1 system to members of the Fulton County Quorum Court at its meeting Jan. 14 where it was recommended a committee review his proposal. It was decided that a committee comprised of Jim Bicker, Bob Russell and Mel Coleman review Keck's proposal and make recommendations to the court. The committee will study the incoming and outgoing costs of what it would take to operate the enhanced 9-1-1 system...
Chipping away (01/17/02)
CHAINLESS GANG: Prison guards on horseback keep a watchful eye on 25 inmates who worked on the square in Salem Jan. 14. The inmates were removing the concrete strip between the sidewalk and the curb to allow the laying of electric lines to the new streetlights on the square...
Greyhounds plundered by Pirates (01/17/02)
The hardwoods of Harold Ray Jeffery Gymnasium in Calico Rock were busy Jan. 11 as the homestanding Pirates tangled with the Salem Greyhounds in a pair of varsity games. The Pirates proved to be too much for their visitors, winning the girl's game 41-36, and the boy's contest 69-53.In the girl's contest, both teams tried to establish an inside game without much success in the early going.The first half saw both squads struggling to find an offensive rhythm...
Bearkatz prove too much for Mammoth Spring Bears (01/17/02)
January 8 saw the Mammoth Spring Bears travel south down Highway 9 to pay a visit to the Melbourne Bearkatz for 2AA-North conference action. The visitors were over powered by their hosts in both games, with the Lady Bears losing 53-39, and the Bears coming out on the wrong end of a 79-64 score...
Greyhounds plundered by Pirates (01/17/02)
The hardwoods of Harold Ray Jeffery Gymnasium in Calico Rock were busy Jan. 11 as the homestanding Pirates tangled with the Salem Greyhounds in a pair of varsity games. The Pirates proved to be too much for their visitors, winning the girl's game 41-36, and the boy's contest 69-53.In the girl's contest, both teams tried to establish an inside game without much success in the early going.The first half saw both squads struggling to find an offensive rhythm...
Bearkatz prove too much for Mammoth Spring Bears (01/17/02)
January 8 saw the Mammoth Spring Bears travel south down Highway 9 to pay a visit to the Melbourne Bearkatz for 2AA-North conference action. The visitors were over powered by their hosts in both games, with the Lady Bears losing 53-39, and the Bears coming out on the wrong end of a 79-64 score...
Joyce Lowe (01/17/02)
Joyce Evelyn Taylor Lowe, 60, a resident of Hardy, Ark., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002 at the White County Medical Center in Searcy. She was born Aug. 8, 1941 in England, Ark., the daughter of the late William McKinley and Dora Bostain Taylor. She was a graduate of Arkasnas Public Schools and was a Baptist. Before her retirement she was employed by Land O Frost in Searcy...
Joyce Lowe (01/17/02)
Joyce Evelyn Taylor Lowe, 60, a resident of Hardy, Ark., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002 at the White County Medical Center in Searcy. She was born Aug. 8, 1941 in England, Ark., the daughter of the late William McKinley and Dora Bostain Taylor. She was a graduate of Arkasnas Public Schools and was a Baptist. Before her retirement she was employed by Land O Frost in Searcy...
Ozbirns celebrate 50th anniversary (01/17/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Wade Ozbirn recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. He was born and raised in Ash Flat. The couple was married Dec. 8, 1951, in Searcy by L. C. Sears, dean of Harding College. Mrs. Ozbirn is the former Jewell Combs. Mr. Ozbirn is retired from 43 years of school administration in White County...
Anna Caroline Clark (01/17/02)
Anthony and Joanna Stanley Clark of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Anna Caroline Clark, on Dec. 29, 2001, at 3:50 p.m. at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19-1/2 inches long. She was welcomed by her two siblings -- Julia Dianna, 7, and Jacob Thomas, 2.Grandparents are Ron and Gletta Clark of Thayer and Jack and Nancy Stanley of Highland...
Bobbie Lynn Trett (01/17/02)
Tommy and Teresa Trett of Viola have announced the birth of their daughter, Bobbie Lynn Trett. She was born Nov. 29, 2001, at Baxter County Hospital in Mountain Home. Bobbie Lynn was 20 inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces.Her grandparents are Bob and Della Carter of Viola, Lynn Trett of Viola and Mavine Trett Sigler of Moody...
Ozbirns celebrate 50th anniversary (01/17/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Wade Ozbirn recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. He was born and raised in Ash Flat. The couple was married Dec. 8, 1951, in Searcy by L. C. Sears, dean of Harding College. Mrs. Ozbirn is the former Jewell Combs. Mr. Ozbirn is retired from 43 years of school administration in White County...
Bobbie Lynn Trett (01/17/02)
Tommy and Teresa Trett of Viola have announced the birth of their daughter, Bobbie Lynn Trett. She was born Nov. 29, 2001, at Baxter County Hospital in Mountain Home. Bobbie Lynn was 20 inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces.Her grandparents are Bob and Della Carter of Viola, Lynn Trett of Viola and Mavine Trett Sigler of Moody...
Anna Caroline Clark (01/17/02)
Anthony and Joanna Stanley Clark of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Anna Caroline Clark, on Dec. 29, 2001, at 3:50 p.m. at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19-1/2 inches long. She was welcomed by her two siblings -- Julia Dianna, 7, and Jacob Thomas, 2.Grandparents are Ron and Gletta Clark of Thayer and Jack and Nancy Stanley of Highland...
Garretts celebrate 60 years (01/17/02)
The Rev. and Mrs. Gerald H. Garrett will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 19 in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church in Terrell, Texas. They and the family will host the affair together by welcoming guests and friends during the afternoon at the church facility...
Garretts celebrate 60 years (01/17/02)
The Rev. and Mrs. Gerald H. Garrett will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 19 in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church in Terrell, Texas. They and the family will host the affair together by welcoming guests and friends during the afternoon at the church facility...
View From The Fence (01/17/02)
Throughout the summer as I traveled at night I saw Christmas lights still burning bright; well, the half that were still working were burning bright. It never ceased to amaze me and I wondered why anyone would not only leave them up, but continue to turn them on. Now that another holiday season is behind us I thought I would share a few indications you might have waited too long to take down your lights...
A Girl On A Mission (01/17/02)
I thought 2001 was a bad year, so far 2002 isn't looking much better. January has been a month of plagues for me. It seems like from day one I've been dealing with some sort of a problem. I find myself wondering each morning when I get out of bed what I will be faced with next...
A Girl On A Mission (01/17/02)
I thought 2001 was a bad year, so far 2002 isn't looking much better. January has been a month of plagues for me. It seems like from day one I've been dealing with some sort of a problem. I find myself wondering each morning when I get out of bed what I will be faced with next...
View From The Fence (01/17/02)
Throughout the summer as I traveled at night I saw Christmas lights still burning bright; well, the half that were still working were burning bright. It never ceased to amaze me and I wondered why anyone would not only leave them up, but continue to turn them on. Now that another holiday season is behind us I thought I would share a few indications you might have waited too long to take down your lights...