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Stories from Thursday, January 31, 2002

Gibson Box Company breaks ground for new 33,000-square-foot warehouse (01/31/02)
Representatives of Gibson Box Company, Inc. gathered at the official groundbreaking ceremony on Jan. 25 at the site where construction will begin for a new warehouse on Highway 62 in Agnos. According to David Gibson, president of the corporation, the company will employ about 15 workers in the new 33,000- square-foot facility. The company is a corrugated box maker and broker. Its services include warehousing and distribution of the product...
City, Chamber to close land deal (01/31/02)
A joint 50-50 land partnership between the Salem Chamber of Commerce and the city of Salem is nearly a reality. The real estate closing is scheduled for Feb. 8, Hans Oliver, president of the chamber, announced at the chamber meeting Jan. 23. The $48,000 deal includes a house with about 1,100 square feet sitting on one-half acre of land located across from the city park...
Calico Rock men charged in burglaries (01/31/02)
After three burglaries within a year at the Arkansas State Police office in Calico Rock two men were arrested on Jan. 20. In the most recent incident entry had been gained by removing the bars and breaking a rear window of the police office, which was discovered on Jan. 19 by Izard County Deputy Jackie Orr...
Imposter gets cash from Bank of Salem (01/31/02)
A 36-year-old Salem woman was arrested on felony charges Jan. 17 involving fraud by using the identity of another individual and withdrawing $5,500 from an account at Bank of Salem. In a one-week period prior to her arrest, Robin Angela Davis allegedly made seven withdrawals from one of the bank's customer's checking account by using the drive-in window teller service...
Gibson Box Company breaks ground for new 33,000-square-foot warehouse (01/31/02)
Representatives of Gibson Box Company, Inc. gathered at the official groundbreaking ceremony on Jan. 25 at the site where construction will begin for a new warehouse on Highway 62 in Agnos. According to David Gibson, president of the corporation, the company will employ about 15 workers in the new 33,000- square-foot facility. The company is a corrugated box maker and broker. Its services include warehousing and distribution of the product...
Calico Rock men charged in burglaries (01/31/02)
After three burglaries within a year at the Arkansas State Police office in Calico Rock two men were arrested on Jan. 20. In the most recent incident entry had been gained by removing the bars and breaking a rear window of the police office, which was discovered on Jan. 19 by Izard County Deputy Jackie Orr...
Imposter gets cash from Bank of Salem (01/31/02)
A 36-year-old Salem woman was arrested on felony charges Jan. 17 involving fraud by using the identity of another individual and withdrawing $5,500 from an account at Bank of Salem. In a one-week period prior to her arrest, Robin Angela Davis allegedly made seven withdrawals from one of the bank's customer's checking account by using the drive-in window teller service...
City, Chamber to close land deal (01/31/02)
A joint 50-50 land partnership between the Salem Chamber of Commerce and the city of Salem is nearly a reality. The real estate closing is scheduled for Feb. 8, Hans Oliver, president of the chamber, announced at the chamber meeting Jan. 23. The $48,000 deal includes a house with about 1,100 square feet sitting on one-half acre of land located across from the city park...
Rees scores 39 against Mustangs (01/31/02)
Since the start of the new year, the Highland Rebels have shown how teamwork and dedication have changed the outlook of their basketball season.Now with at least one win against every conference team except Pocahontas, the Highland Rebels have pulled to 6-4.With two more games to go, the Rebels now compete for the third place position.Highland looked forward to a chance to vindicate their first 60-48 upset against Piggott.Both teams displayed qualities similar to the first time they met this season, when Piggott reaped the rewards of several missed shots by the Rebels.Judging from the first period in the Jan. ...
Katie "Did" lead Lady Bluebirds to victory (01/31/02)
The ICC Cougars hosted the Mt. Pleasant Bluebirds for a trio of games last week, and took two victories. In the junior girls' matchup, the junior Lady Cougars posted a 43-30 win.In the senior girls' matchup, the Lady Cougars were faced with shutting down one of the most explosive scorers in the state, Katie "Did" Caraway...
Rees scores 39 against Mustangs (01/31/02)
Since the start of the new year, the Highland Rebels have shown how teamwork and dedication have changed the outlook of their basketball season.Now with at least one win against every conference team except Pocahontas, the Highland Rebels have pulled to 6-4.With two more games to go, the Rebels now compete for the third place position.Highland looked forward to a chance to vindicate their first 60-48 upset against Piggott.Both teams displayed qualities similar to the first time they met this season, when Piggott reaped the rewards of several missed shots by the Rebels.Judging from the first period in the Jan. ...
Katie "Did" lead Lady Bluebirds to victory (01/31/02)
The ICC Cougars hosted the Mt. Pleasant Bluebirds for a trio of games last week, and took two victories. In the junior girls' matchup, the junior Lady Cougars posted a 43-30 win.In the senior girls' matchup, the Lady Cougars were faced with shutting down one of the most explosive scorers in the state, Katie "Did" Caraway...
Jessica Lee Brumbaugh (01/31/02)
Isaac Dee and Paulene Sharrie Brumbaugh of Alton have announced the birth of their daughter, Jessica Lee, on Jan. 10, 2002, at 10:28 a.m. at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long. She was welcomed by her sister, Erica Sue Harris.Maternal grandparents are Edward and Louella Stewart of Thayer.Paternal grandparents are Jesse and Laura Brumbaugh of Alton...
Grady Lee Baker (01/31/02)
Kyle and Cara Baker of Bristow, Okla., have announced the birth of their son, Grady Lee Christiansen Baker, on Jan. 2, 2002, at 3:57 p.m. at SouthCrest Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by two brothers, Ryan, 5, and Riley, 2.Grandparents are Jerry and Donna Brown of Harrah, Okla. and Sherman and Reva Baker of Thayer...
Jessica Lee Brumbaugh (01/31/02)
Isaac Dee and Paulene Sharrie Brumbaugh of Alton have announced the birth of their daughter, Jessica Lee, on Jan. 10, 2002, at 10:28 a.m. at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long. She was welcomed by her sister, Erica Sue Harris.Maternal grandparents are Edward and Louella Stewart of Thayer.Paternal grandparents are Jesse and Laura Brumbaugh of Alton...
Grady Lee Baker (01/31/02)
Kyle and Cara Baker of Bristow, Okla., have announced the birth of their son, Grady Lee Christiansen Baker, on Jan. 2, 2002, at 3:57 p.m. at SouthCrest Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by two brothers, Ryan, 5, and Riley, 2.Grandparents are Jerry and Donna Brown of Harrah, Okla. and Sherman and Reva Baker of Thayer...
Garner, Hall to wed in March (01/31/02)
Linn and Willie Ann Garner of Glencoe have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Julea Glynn, to Brien Nix Hall, son of Jerry Hall of Salem and Louise Nix Swink of Ash Flat.The bride-elect is a graduate of Salem High School. ...
Harber, Sinclair to exchange vows (01/31/02)
Dennis and Kay Harber of Viola have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla L. Harber, to Robert Neil Sinclair III, son of Nancy and Bob Sinclair Jr. of Bexar.The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Feb. 2 at Viola Baptist Church.All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Hall, Edwards to wed (01/31/02)
Cliff and Mary Hall of Ash Flat have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Marie Hall, to Billy Wayne Edwards Jr., son of Billy and Rhondla Edwards Sr. of Oxford.The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Highland High School. The prospective groom is a 1993 graduate of Izard County Consolidated High School. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Feb. 16 at Camp Hosanna in Mammoth Spring.A reception will follow the wedding ceremony...
Hall, Edwards to wed (01/31/02)
Cliff and Mary Hall of Ash Flat have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Marie Hall, to Billy Wayne Edwards Jr., son of Billy and Rhondla Edwards Sr. of Oxford.The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Highland High School. The prospective groom is a 1993 graduate of Izard County Consolidated High School. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Feb. 16 at Camp Hosanna in Mammoth Spring.A reception will follow the wedding ceremony...
Garner, Hall to wed in March (01/31/02)
Linn and Willie Ann Garner of Glencoe have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Julea Glynn, to Brien Nix Hall, son of Jerry Hall of Salem and Louise Nix Swink of Ash Flat.The bride-elect is a graduate of Salem High School. ...
Harber, Sinclair to exchange vows (01/31/02)
Dennis and Kay Harber of Viola have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla L. Harber, to Robert Neil Sinclair III, son of Nancy and Bob Sinclair Jr. of Bexar.The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Feb. 2 at Viola Baptist Church.All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Events of last fall prophesized in 1993, ordained by God (01/31/02)
In 1993 a Presbyterian minister in Tampa, Fla., prophesized that God was going to turn this nation upside down and that He would turn it up again. This took place Sept. 11, 2001, and a few days later God turned it back around. We are no more a divided nation. ...
Inmate warns of the dangers of Methamphetamine and other drugs (01/31/02)
Where did you Go? You told me you loved me then you turned to drugs. You told me you needed me, then the drugs took you away.You can't do drugs cause they do you. You can't not do drugs, you can't choose. Can you do it one time and leave it alone?You do it one time and you're gone. Where do you go and why did you stay, with the drugs that took your mind and body away?...
Ode to America (01/31/02)
Why are Americans so united? They don't resemble one another even if you paint them. They speak all the languages of the world and form an astonishing mixture of civilizations. Some of them are nearly extinct, others are incompatible with one another, and in matters of religious beliefs, not even God can count how many they are. ...
Ode to America (01/31/02)
Why are Americans so united? They don't resemble one another even if you paint them. They speak all the languages of the world and form an astonishing mixture of civilizations. Some of them are nearly extinct, others are incompatible with one another, and in matters of religious beliefs, not even God can count how many they are. ...
Events of last fall prophesized in 1993, ordained by God (01/31/02)
In 1993 a Presbyterian minister in Tampa, Fla., prophesized that God was going to turn this nation upside down and that He would turn it up again. This took place Sept. 11, 2001, and a few days later God turned it back around. We are no more a divided nation. ...
Inmate warns of the dangers of Methamphetamine and other drugs (01/31/02)
Where did you Go? You told me you loved me then you turned to drugs. You told me you needed me, then the drugs took you away.You can't do drugs cause they do you. You can't not do drugs, you can't choose. Can you do it one time and leave it alone?You do it one time and you're gone. Where do you go and why did you stay, with the drugs that took your mind and body away?...