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Stories from Thursday, February 7, 2002

Deadly chemical truck wrecks (02/07/02)
The scene Feb. 4 resembled something from a science fiction movie as two Hazmat officials dressed in silver protective suits, masks and helmets walked down Highway 63 toward an overturned tractor-trailer that had been hauling sodium cyanide. The Hardy Fire Department was paged out by 9-1-1 at approximately 10:45 a.m. ...
Water system expansion will add 230 homes (02/07/02)
Representatives from White River Planning and Development District met with officials at a public meeting Jan. 25 in the Fulton County Courthouse with the topic at hand being the possibility of expansion of the present Fulton County water system at a projected cost of approximately $2,237,567...
Hardy man dies in wreck (02/07/02)
A Hardy man was killed Feb. 2 when his pickup truck overturned less than two miles from his home. According to Trooper Ronnie Qualls of the Arkansas State Police, Brian E. Taylor, 23, of Hardy was northbound on Highway 175 near C.C. Road in Wirth when his 1995 Ford pickup left the road, crossing the oncoming lane, then returned to the road before leaving the road again on the right side.Qualls said it appeared Taylor overcorrected, sending the truck into a roll before coming to rest on its top in a ditch.. ...
Fire set at Realty office (02/07/02)
An attempted arson and burglary at the Carriage Trade Realty on Highway 289 just south of Glencoe occurred probably in the early morning hours on Jan. 28. The Fulton County Sheriff's deputies were met at the scene by Ruth Parks who told officers she arrived at the Realty company around 12:30 p.m., noticed a strong smell of what she believed to be gasoline and discovered the office had been broken into...
Oxford photojournalist featured at Winter Olympics (02/07/02)
Making his mark on the world, Oxford photojournalist Gary Langston, has seen it, done it, lived it and will soon realize his dream as people from all walks of life view his work exhibited at the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. The Navajo nation has built an international cultural pavilion at the Olympics costing about $2 million which will be open Feb. 1-24, Langston said. The pavilion is to help attract tourism and to gain interest in the Navajo people, their land and culture...
Water system expansion will add 230 homes (02/07/02)
Representatives from White River Planning and Development District met with officials at a public meeting Jan. 25 in the Fulton County Courthouse with the topic at hand being the possibility of expansion of the present Fulton County water system at a projected cost of approximately $2,237,567...
Hardy man dies in wreck (02/07/02)
A Hardy man was killed Feb. 2 when his pickup truck overturned less than two miles from his home. According to Trooper Ronnie Qualls of the Arkansas State Police, Brian E. Taylor, 23, of Hardy was northbound on Highway 175 near C.C. Road in Wirth when his 1995 Ford pickup left the road, crossing the oncoming lane, then returned to the road before leaving the road again on the right side.Qualls said it appeared Taylor overcorrected, sending the truck into a roll before coming to rest on its top in a ditch.. ...
Fire set at Realty office (02/07/02)
An attempted arson and burglary at the Carriage Trade Realty on Highway 289 just south of Glencoe occurred probably in the early morning hours on Jan. 28. The Fulton County Sheriff's deputies were met at the scene by Ruth Parks who told officers she arrived at the Realty company around 12:30 p.m., noticed a strong smell of what she believed to be gasoline and discovered the office had been broken into...
Oxford photojournalist featured at Winter Olympics (02/07/02)
Making his mark on the world, Oxford photojournalist Gary Langston, has seen it, done it, lived it and will soon realize his dream as people from all walks of life view his work exhibited at the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. The Navajo nation has built an international cultural pavilion at the Olympics costing about $2 million which will be open Feb. 1-24, Langston said. The pavilion is to help attract tourism and to gain interest in the Navajo people, their land and culture...
Deadly chemical truck wrecks (02/07/02)
The scene Feb. 4 resembled something from a science fiction movie as two Hazmat officials dressed in silver protective suits, masks and helmets walked down Highway 63 toward an overturned tractor-trailer that had been hauling sodium cyanide. The Hardy Fire Department was paged out by 9-1-1 at approximately 10:45 a.m. ...
Hardy couple releases first CD (02/07/02)
On Bended Knee, the musical duo of Peter and Pat Sautner, have released a brand new, original CD entitled "In the World…Not of It." Peter and Pat live with their four children in Hardy. They recorded this CD in Horseshoe Bend at Straitgate Studios, owned and operated by Randy Bowen. The CD consists of original contemporary Christian folk/rock music...
Roberson, Combs to wed (02/07/02)
Rhonda Ranee' Roberson, daughter of Oscar and Trudi Roberson of Doniphan, and Craig Alan Combs of Myrtle, son of Gerald and Ronda Combs of Myrtle, will exchange marriage vows Feb. 16, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Oak Ridge Church of God in Briar, Mo. The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Couch High School and is majoring in early childhood education at Three Rivers Community College. ...
Fund-raiser set for memorial (02/07/02)
The Sharp County Fire Association is raising funds to help pay for a memorial to be placed at the courthouse in Ash Flat. The memorial will honor fallen firefighters and EMS personnel. There will be a fish fry at the Elk's Club in Cherokee Village Feb. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. to help raise money for the memorial...
Fund-raiser set for memorial (02/07/02)
The Sharp County Fire Association is raising funds to help pay for a memorial to be placed at the courthouse in Ash Flat. The memorial will honor fallen firefighters and EMS personnel. There will be a fish fry at the Elk's Club in Cherokee Village Feb. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. to help raise money for the memorial...
Hardy couple releases first CD (02/07/02)
On Bended Knee, the musical duo of Peter and Pat Sautner, have released a brand new, original CD entitled "In the World…Not of It." Peter and Pat live with their four children in Hardy. They recorded this CD in Horseshoe Bend at Straitgate Studios, owned and operated by Randy Bowen. The CD consists of original contemporary Christian folk/rock music...
Roberson, Combs to wed (02/07/02)
Rhonda Ranee' Roberson, daughter of Oscar and Trudi Roberson of Doniphan, and Craig Alan Combs of Myrtle, son of Gerald and Ronda Combs of Myrtle, will exchange marriage vows Feb. 16, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Oak Ridge Church of God in Briar, Mo. The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Couch High School and is majoring in early childhood education at Three Rivers Community College. ...
Area hoops roundup (02/07/02)
BOYSICC 79, Flippin 49The ICC Cougars jumped all over the Flippin Bobcats in action from Feb. 1.The 30-point victory gives ICC a 17-15 record.Rex Burrow led ICC with 18 points.Josh Jackson added 16, and Shane Irgens posted a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds...
Lady Pirates come from behind to beat Viola (02/07/02)
The Calico Rock Pirates and the Viola Longhorns finally got some games in, and the Pirates took the majority of the games. The junior Pirates of Calico Rock used a 13-6 fourth quarter to take a 48-36 victory in the opening game of the night. In the senior girls' action, the Lady Pirates of Calico Rock finished off strong, outscoring the Lady Longhorns 27-9 to pull the come-from-behind win, taking a 71-56 decision.Viola jumped out on top when Ashley Jones made a steal and went the distance, hitting the layup. ...
Bears too fast for Greyhounds (02/07/02)
Conference play in the 2-AA North ranks continued with a pair of games between the homestanding Salem Greyhounds and the visiting Mammoth Spring Bears on Jan. 29. On this night, the Bears had too much bite for the Greyhounds, winning the girls' contest 52-36, and taking the boys' game 52-31...
Area hoops roundup (02/07/02)
BOYSICC 79, Flippin 49The ICC Cougars jumped all over the Flippin Bobcats in action from Feb. 1.The 30-point victory gives ICC a 17-15 record.Rex Burrow led ICC with 18 points.Josh Jackson added 16, and Shane Irgens posted a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds...
Lady Pirates come from behind to beat Viola (02/07/02)
The Calico Rock Pirates and the Viola Longhorns finally got some games in, and the Pirates took the majority of the games. The junior Pirates of Calico Rock used a 13-6 fourth quarter to take a 48-36 victory in the opening game of the night. In the senior girls' action, the Lady Pirates of Calico Rock finished off strong, outscoring the Lady Longhorns 27-9 to pull the come-from-behind win, taking a 71-56 decision.Viola jumped out on top when Ashley Jones made a steal and went the distance, hitting the layup. ...
Bears too fast for Greyhounds (02/07/02)
Conference play in the 2-AA North ranks continued with a pair of games between the homestanding Salem Greyhounds and the visiting Mammoth Spring Bears on Jan. 29. On this night, the Bears had too much bite for the Greyhounds, winning the girls' contest 52-36, and taking the boys' game 52-31...
Blaine Rogers (02/07/02)
Blaine Franklin Rogers of Corning, died Tues-day, Jan. 29, 2002 at the VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born May 4, 1939 in Supply, Ark., the son of George Washington Marvel Rogers and Pearl Marie (Fenton) Carmickle. He was married June 11, 1985 to Shirley Ruth (Newingham). ...
Hershel H. Roberts (02/07/02)
Hershel H. Roberts, 80, of Archie, Mo. died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002 at the Research Medical Center. He was born April 12, 1921 in Bakersfield, Mo., the son of Albert Leon Roberts and Bertha D. Earls Roberts. He was married to Lillie Mae Haynes Sept. ...
Ricky Lee Cathey (02/07/02)
Ricky Lee Cathey, 36, of Myrtle, Mo. was born Sept. 7, 1965 in Leesville, La., and died Jan. 22, 2002.Survivors include his mother, Darlis Burrow of Myrtle; three brothers, Billy and Vernon Cathey both of Pocahontas, and Doyle Cathey of Calico Rock; numerous aunts, uncles, and other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Floyd Cathey.Services were Friday, Jan. ...
Harold Hutchison (02/07/02)
Harold E. Hutchison, 76, of Evening Shade, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at his home. He was born Nov. 23, 1925 at Poughkeepsie to Jasper Lee and Junie (Hulett) Hutchison. He was retired from the National Weather Service, served on the Grange Calamine Water Association Board for several years, and was a member of the First Baptist Church at Evening Shade.Survivors include his wife, Fay (Stroud) Hutchison of the home; one daughter, Linda Ann Braatz of Appleton, Wis.; one brother, J. ...
Loral Stephens (02/07/02)
Loral Cleman Stephens, 82, of Oklahoma City, Okla, died Dec. 31, 2001 at the Norman Veterans Center. He was born Jan. 21, 1919 in Elizabeth, Ark. the son of the late George J. Stephens and Esta (Cantrell) Stephens. He married Edna C. Fielden, his wife of 56 years, April 16, 1945. ...
William L. Milligan (02/07/02)
William Lee Milligan, 85, of Poughkeepsie, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2002 at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 2, 1916 at Calamine to Henry and Rosie (Anderson) Milligan. He was a farmer, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the Church of Christ.Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Lola Milligan of the home; one daughter, Mildred Treadway of Poughkeepsie; one brother, Glenn Dale Milligan of Cave City; two sisters, Pearl Boyd of Perry, and Retha Russo of Evening Shade; two grandchildren, Patrick Treadway of Poughkeepsie and Kimberly Vance of Batesville; several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Walter Milligan and Lois Joe Milligan; and one sister, Eddie Faye Floyd.Services were Friday, Feb. ...
Dallas Arnold (02/07/02)
Dallas Alonzo Arnold, 84, son of the late Emma Jane Arnold was born April 14, 1917 in Guion, Ark. He died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002. He worked hard all of his life. He was a farmer, worked at sawmills, and also at the Marble Quarry in Guion.Survivors include one sister and her companion, Artemis Minner and Jimmy Drum of Memphis, Tenn.; one niece and nephew, Laura Jane Walker and Dallas Minner both of Memphis; his first cousin, Aline Melton of Batesville; along with many other cousins; and his good friends and neighbors: Leon and Linda Hutchins of Guion.Services were were Tuesday, Jan. ...
Nina Mae Cooney (02/07/02)
Nina Mae (Mathes) Cooney, 78, of Ash Flat, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born July 27, 1923 at Mtn. View to Herman and Liza Edding) Mathes. She was a retired certified nurses aid for the Crest Park Nursing Home in Forrest City, and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Evening Shade.Survivors include one son, Tom Cooney of Poughkeepsie; two daughters, Mary Louise Babitsch of Ash Flat, and Dorothy Mae Peterson of Even-ing Shade; two brothers, Melvin Mathes of Cherokee Village, and Norman Mathes of West Memphis; two sisters, Elizabeth Watts of Wynne, and Flo Luker of Cherokee Village; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eugene Harris Cooney; one infant son; one daughter, Florence Bell Cooney; two brothers, Claude Mathes and Marvin Mathes; and one grandson, Thomas Eugene Cooney.Services were Thursday, Jan. ...
Colon Foster (02/07/02)
Colon Foster, 85, of Elizabeth, Ark., son of the late Victor Foster and Alma Smith Foster, was born Jan. 15, 1917 in Elizabeth. He departed this life Jan. 27, 2002 at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was married to Betty Comstock on July 11, 1984 at Elizabeth. ...
Billy Joe Yancey (02/07/02)
Billy Joe Yancey, 68, son of the late Eldon and Epper Dockins Yancey was born June 29, 1933 in Brockwell, Ark. He died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002. He was married to Carol Jean Tate on April 25, 1953 in Calico Rock, and to this union three children were born. ...
"Pud" Walter Farris (02/07/02)
"Pud" Walter Willis Farris, 84, of West Memphis, Ark., died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002 in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Aug. 21, 1917 in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of Minnie Lee (Overton) and Allen G. Farris. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, having served during World War II.Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Sue Farris of West Memphis; one sister, Clara Paysinger of Salem, Ark.; three step-children, Leon, Sherry and Martha and several grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, John Bill Farris; and one sister, Bessie Ann White.Services were Tuesday, Jan. ...
"Pud" Walter Farris (02/07/02)
"Pud" Walter Willis Farris, 84, of West Memphis, Ark., died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002 in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Aug. 21, 1917 in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of Minnie Lee (Overton) and Allen G. Farris. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, having served during World War II.Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Sue Farris of West Memphis; one sister, Clara Paysinger of Salem, Ark.; three step-children, Leon, Sherry and Martha and several grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, John Bill Farris; and one sister, Bessie Ann White.Services were Tuesday, Jan. ...
Ruth Higdon (02/07/02)
Ruth Allene Higdon, 80, of Bay, Ark. died Jan. 24, 2002, at Poughkeepsie. Born Dec. 29, 1921 in Nashville, Tenn., she was a homemaker and had lived in Bay for 52 years. She was a member of Aldup Free Pentecostal Church.Survivors include her husband, Aaron Higdon; three sons Marvin Higdon of Poughkeep-sie, William Higdon and John Higdon, both of Bay; three daughters: Frances Allen of Springfield, Mo., Martha Martin of Iron City, Tenn., Mary Pagen of Poughkeepsie; two brothers: George Harris of Bay and Elijah "Buddy" Thomas of Hot Springs; two sisters: Nell Pendell of Jonesboro and Jean Thomas of Hot Springs; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by a brother, Benny Lee Harris; three sisters: Marie Pendergraft, Dell Mae Riddle, and Virginia Harris; two grandsons: David Lee Martin and Aaron Charles Allen; and a great-grandson, Toby Allen Pagen.The funeral was Jan. ...
Michael Statler (02/07/02)
Michael Anthony Statler, 51 of Agnos, Ark. died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at his home; He was born Sept. 23, 1950 in Bakersfield, Mo., the son of John A. Statler and Ruby Faye (Earle) Statler. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served from 1970 until 1972. ...
Harry McKimm (02/07/02)
Harry Good Mc-Kimm, 83, of Ash Flat died Jan. 27, 2002 at Eastern Ozarks Region-al Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Jan. 29, 1918, in Cairo, Ill., he was the son of Harry and Anita Good McKimm. He married Audrey Orr March 11, 1941. They moved to Ash Flat 20 years ago from Austin, Texas. ...
Louise Dorothy Rice (02/07/02)
Louise Dorothy Rice, 79 of Williford, Ark., formerly of West Helena, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002 at her home. She was born Dec. 7, 1922 in Rim Rock, Wash., the daughter of the late Glenn Edward and Evelyn Lillian (Whitner) Babbitt. She was married to Chester Dean Rice on Dec. ...
Hershel H. Roberts (02/07/02)
Hershel H. Roberts, 80, of Archie, Mo. died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002 at the Research Medical Center. He was born April 12, 1921 in Bakersfield, Mo., the son of Albert Leon Roberts and Bertha D. Earls Roberts. He was married to Lillie Mae Haynes Sept. ...
Ricky Lee Cathey (02/07/02)
Ricky Lee Cathey, 36, of Myrtle, Mo. was born Sept. 7, 1965 in Leesville, La., and died Jan. 22, 2002.Survivors include his mother, Darlis Burrow of Myrtle; three brothers, Billy and Vernon Cathey both of Pocahontas, and Doyle Cathey of Calico Rock; numerous aunts, uncles, and other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Floyd Cathey.Services were Friday, Jan. ...
Blaine Rogers (02/07/02)
Blaine Franklin Rogers of Corning, died Tues-day, Jan. 29, 2002 at the VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born May 4, 1939 in Supply, Ark., the son of George Washington Marvel Rogers and Pearl Marie (Fenton) Carmickle. He was married June 11, 1985 to Shirley Ruth (Newingham). ...
"Pud" Walter Farris (02/07/02)
"Pud" Walter Willis Farris, 84, of West Memphis, Ark., died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002 in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Aug. 21, 1917 in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of Minnie Lee (Overton) and Allen G. Farris. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, having served during World War II.Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Sue Farris of West Memphis; one sister, Clara Paysinger of Salem, Ark.; three step-children, Leon, Sherry and Martha and several grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, John Bill Farris; and one sister, Bessie Ann White.Services were Tuesday, Jan. ...
"Pud" Walter Farris (02/07/02)
"Pud" Walter Willis Farris, 84, of West Memphis, Ark., died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002 in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Aug. 21, 1917 in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of Minnie Lee (Overton) and Allen G. Farris. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, having served during World War II.Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Sue Farris of West Memphis; one sister, Clara Paysinger of Salem, Ark.; three step-children, Leon, Sherry and Martha and several grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, John Bill Farris; and one sister, Bessie Ann White.Services were Tuesday, Jan. ...
Louise Dorothy Rice (02/07/02)
Louise Dorothy Rice, 79 of Williford, Ark., formerly of West Helena, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002 at her home. She was born Dec. 7, 1922 in Rim Rock, Wash., the daughter of the late Glenn Edward and Evelyn Lillian (Whitner) Babbitt. She was married to Chester Dean Rice on Dec. ...
Harold Hutchison (02/07/02)
Harold E. Hutchison, 76, of Evening Shade, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at his home. He was born Nov. 23, 1925 at Poughkeepsie to Jasper Lee and Junie (Hulett) Hutchison. He was retired from the National Weather Service, served on the Grange Calamine Water Association Board for several years, and was a member of the First Baptist Church at Evening Shade.Survivors include his wife, Fay (Stroud) Hutchison of the home; one daughter, Linda Ann Braatz of Appleton, Wis.; one brother, J. ...
William L. Milligan (02/07/02)
William Lee Milligan, 85, of Poughkeepsie, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2002 at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 2, 1916 at Calamine to Henry and Rosie (Anderson) Milligan. He was a farmer, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the Church of Christ.Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Lola Milligan of the home; one daughter, Mildred Treadway of Poughkeepsie; one brother, Glenn Dale Milligan of Cave City; two sisters, Pearl Boyd of Perry, and Retha Russo of Evening Shade; two grandchildren, Patrick Treadway of Poughkeepsie and Kimberly Vance of Batesville; several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Walter Milligan and Lois Joe Milligan; and one sister, Eddie Faye Floyd.Services were Friday, Feb. ...
Nina Mae Cooney (02/07/02)
Nina Mae (Mathes) Cooney, 78, of Ash Flat, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born July 27, 1923 at Mtn. View to Herman and Liza Edding) Mathes. She was a retired certified nurses aid for the Crest Park Nursing Home in Forrest City, and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Evening Shade.Survivors include one son, Tom Cooney of Poughkeepsie; two daughters, Mary Louise Babitsch of Ash Flat, and Dorothy Mae Peterson of Even-ing Shade; two brothers, Melvin Mathes of Cherokee Village, and Norman Mathes of West Memphis; two sisters, Elizabeth Watts of Wynne, and Flo Luker of Cherokee Village; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eugene Harris Cooney; one infant son; one daughter, Florence Bell Cooney; two brothers, Claude Mathes and Marvin Mathes; and one grandson, Thomas Eugene Cooney.Services were Thursday, Jan. ...
Dallas Arnold (02/07/02)
Dallas Alonzo Arnold, 84, son of the late Emma Jane Arnold was born April 14, 1917 in Guion, Ark. He died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002. He worked hard all of his life. He was a farmer, worked at sawmills, and also at the Marble Quarry in Guion.Survivors include one sister and her companion, Artemis Minner and Jimmy Drum of Memphis, Tenn.; one niece and nephew, Laura Jane Walker and Dallas Minner both of Memphis; his first cousin, Aline Melton of Batesville; along with many other cousins; and his good friends and neighbors: Leon and Linda Hutchins of Guion.Services were were Tuesday, Jan. ...
Loral Stephens (02/07/02)
Loral Cleman Stephens, 82, of Oklahoma City, Okla, died Dec. 31, 2001 at the Norman Veterans Center. He was born Jan. 21, 1919 in Elizabeth, Ark. the son of the late George J. Stephens and Esta (Cantrell) Stephens. He married Edna C. Fielden, his wife of 56 years, April 16, 1945. ...
Billy Joe Yancey (02/07/02)
Billy Joe Yancey, 68, son of the late Eldon and Epper Dockins Yancey was born June 29, 1933 in Brockwell, Ark. He died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002. He was married to Carol Jean Tate on April 25, 1953 in Calico Rock, and to this union three children were born. ...
Colon Foster (02/07/02)
Colon Foster, 85, of Elizabeth, Ark., son of the late Victor Foster and Alma Smith Foster, was born Jan. 15, 1917 in Elizabeth. He departed this life Jan. 27, 2002 at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was married to Betty Comstock on July 11, 1984 at Elizabeth. ...
Harry McKimm (02/07/02)
Harry Good Mc-Kimm, 83, of Ash Flat died Jan. 27, 2002 at Eastern Ozarks Region-al Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Jan. 29, 1918, in Cairo, Ill., he was the son of Harry and Anita Good McKimm. He married Audrey Orr March 11, 1941. They moved to Ash Flat 20 years ago from Austin, Texas. ...
Ruth Higdon (02/07/02)
Ruth Allene Higdon, 80, of Bay, Ark. died Jan. 24, 2002, at Poughkeepsie. Born Dec. 29, 1921 in Nashville, Tenn., she was a homemaker and had lived in Bay for 52 years. She was a member of Aldup Free Pentecostal Church.Survivors include her husband, Aaron Higdon; three sons Marvin Higdon of Poughkeep-sie, William Higdon and John Higdon, both of Bay; three daughters: Frances Allen of Springfield, Mo., Martha Martin of Iron City, Tenn., Mary Pagen of Poughkeepsie; two brothers: George Harris of Bay and Elijah "Buddy" Thomas of Hot Springs; two sisters: Nell Pendell of Jonesboro and Jean Thomas of Hot Springs; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by a brother, Benny Lee Harris; three sisters: Marie Pendergraft, Dell Mae Riddle, and Virginia Harris; two grandsons: David Lee Martin and Aaron Charles Allen; and a great-grandson, Toby Allen Pagen.The funeral was Jan. ...
Michael Statler (02/07/02)
Michael Anthony Statler, 51 of Agnos, Ark. died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at his home; He was born Sept. 23, 1950 in Bakersfield, Mo., the son of John A. Statler and Ruby Faye (Earle) Statler. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served from 1970 until 1972. ...
Dills to celebrate 50th anniversary (02/07/02)
Tom and Phyliss Dills will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception hosted by their children, spouses and families Feb. 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will be at Roseland Inn located at 6th and Bethel in Mammoth Spring.If unable to attend, please send a card, an old photo or a thought of a funny or memorable time that you shared with Tom and Phyliss, to be included in a memory book. ...
Dills to celebrate 50th anniversary (02/07/02)
Tom and Phyliss Dills will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception hosted by their children, spouses and families Feb. 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will be at Roseland Inn located at 6th and Bethel in Mammoth Spring.If unable to attend, please send a card, an old photo or a thought of a funny or memorable time that you shared with Tom and Phyliss, to be included in a memory book. ...
A Girl On A Mission (02/07/02)
Recently I read a story about a murder-suicide involving a father and son. The story sickened me. The father, a diagnosed schizophrenic, had picked his 5-year-old son up from school. The two disappeared. Their bodies were found and authorities believe the father killed his son and then committed suicide...
A Girl On A Mission (02/07/02)
Recently I read a story about a murder-suicide involving a father and son. The story sickened me. The father, a diagnosed schizophrenic, had picked his 5-year-old son up from school. The two disappeared. Their bodies were found and authorities believe the father killed his son and then committed suicide...