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Stories from Thursday, February 14, 2002

Three-wheeler... (02/14/02)
NO INJURIES: Michael Martin of Salem was traveling west on Highway 62 attempting to pass a vehicle driven by Franklin Wise of Horseshoe Bend when his 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck collided with Wise's 1968 Chevrolet pickup truck as Wise attempted a left turn into a private drive. According to Cpl. Delbert Moad of the Arkansas State Police, neither driver was injured in the accident and no citations were issued...
Fulton JPs hold off on buying 9-1-1 equipment (02/14/02)
The Fulton County Quorum Court has voted against purchasing equipment for an advanced 9-1-1 system at this time. Circuit court hearings that lasted longer than expected prevented the quorum court from meeting in the courtroom Feb. 11, but thanks to the use of City Hall the meeting did not have to be postponed...
Sharp jailer awarded for heroic actions (02/14/02)
Sharp County Dispatch-er/Matron Elaine Moody received one of the highest honors bestowed by the Arkansas Sheriff's Association Jan. 29 when she was presented the medal of valor. Moody received the award for her heroic actions on Sept. 4 when she prevented an inmate from escaping and saved the life of Jailer Mike Stone...
Salem doctor shapes up for health, credibility (02/14/02)
Salem Chiropractor Guy Smith, 50, believed he had lost his credibility to instruct his patients in health care when he allowed his body to get out of shape. In June 2001 he did an honest assessment of his physical appearance and realized he was overweight and out of shape. ...
Prosecutor drops charges in unlawful arrest case (02/14/02)
Prosecuting Attorney Stewart Lambert filed a motion Feb. 4 to drop charges against a Hardy man for public intoxication and assault, citing Highland Police Officer Hank Harris' misconduct as reason for the dismissal. Harris conducted a traffic stop Dec. 30 on a vehicle in which Hicks was a passenger, charging him with public intoxication and incarcerating him in the Sharp County jail...
Judge proposes drug court for 16th district (02/14/02)
An epidemic of methamphetamine and illegal drug use has hit the counties of the 16th Judicial District, which includes, Fulton, Izard, Independence, Stone and Cleburne counties, according to Circuit Judge Keith Rutledge. Trying to provide a solution to battle the drug problem, Rutledge would like to establish a drug court program in the district. He is hoping to recruit a team to get the program off the ground in September...
Judge proposes drug court for 16th district (02/14/02)
An epidemic of methamphetamine and illegal drug use has hit the counties of the 16th Judicial District, which includes, Fulton, Izard, Independence, Stone and Cleburne counties, according to Circuit Judge Keith Rutledge. Trying to provide a solution to battle the drug problem, Rutledge would like to establish a drug court program in the district. He is hoping to recruit a team to get the program off the ground in September...
Prosecutor drops charges in unlawful arrest case (02/14/02)
Prosecuting Attorney Stewart Lambert filed a motion Feb. 4 to drop charges against a Hardy man for public intoxication and assault, citing Highland Police Officer Hank Harris' misconduct as reason for the dismissal. Harris conducted a traffic stop Dec. 30 on a vehicle in which Hicks was a passenger, charging him with public intoxication and incarcerating him in the Sharp County jail...
Salem doctor shapes up for health, credibility (02/14/02)
Salem Chiropractor Guy Smith, 50, believed he had lost his credibility to instruct his patients in health care when he allowed his body to get out of shape. In June 2001 he did an honest assessment of his physical appearance and realized he was overweight and out of shape. ...
Sharp jailer awarded for heroic actions (02/14/02)
Sharp County Dispatch-er/Matron Elaine Moody received one of the highest honors bestowed by the Arkansas Sheriff's Association Jan. 29 when she was presented the medal of valor. Moody received the award for her heroic actions on Sept. 4 when she prevented an inmate from escaping and saved the life of Jailer Mike Stone...
Three-wheeler... (02/14/02)
NO INJURIES: Michael Martin of Salem was traveling west on Highway 62 attempting to pass a vehicle driven by Franklin Wise of Horseshoe Bend when his 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck collided with Wise's 1968 Chevrolet pickup truck as Wise attempted a left turn into a private drive. According to Cpl. Delbert Moad of the Arkansas State Police, neither driver was injured in the accident and no citations were issued...
Fulton JPs hold off on buying 9-1-1 equipment (02/14/02)
The Fulton County Quorum Court has voted against purchasing equipment for an advanced 9-1-1 system at this time. Circuit court hearings that lasted longer than expected prevented the quorum court from meeting in the courtroom Feb. 11, but thanks to the use of City Hall the meeting did not have to be postponed...
Fulton JPs hold off on buying 9-1-1 equipment (02/14/02)
The Fulton County Quorum Court has voted against purchasing equipment for an advanced 9-1-1 system at this time. Circuit court hearings that lasted longer than expected prevented the quorum court from meeting in the courtroom Feb. 11, but thanks to the use of City Hall the meeting did not have to be postponed...
Three-wheeler... (02/14/02)
NO INJURIES: Michael Martin of Salem was traveling west on Highway 62 attempting to pass a vehicle driven by Franklin Wise of Horseshoe Bend when his 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck collided with Wise's 1968 Chevrolet pickup truck as Wise attempted a left turn into a private drive. According to Cpl. Delbert Moad of the Arkansas State Police, neither driver was injured in the accident and no citations were issued...
Judge proposes drug court for 16th district (02/14/02)
An epidemic of methamphetamine and illegal drug use has hit the counties of the 16th Judicial District, which includes, Fulton, Izard, Independence, Stone and Cleburne counties, according to Circuit Judge Keith Rutledge. Trying to provide a solution to battle the drug problem, Rutledge would like to establish a drug court program in the district. He is hoping to recruit a team to get the program off the ground in September...
Prosecutor drops charges in unlawful arrest case (02/14/02)
Prosecuting Attorney Stewart Lambert filed a motion Feb. 4 to drop charges against a Hardy man for public intoxication and assault, citing Highland Police Officer Hank Harris' misconduct as reason for the dismissal. Harris conducted a traffic stop Dec. 30 on a vehicle in which Hicks was a passenger, charging him with public intoxication and incarcerating him in the Sharp County jail...
Salem doctor shapes up for health, credibility (02/14/02)
Salem Chiropractor Guy Smith, 50, believed he had lost his credibility to instruct his patients in health care when he allowed his body to get out of shape. In June 2001 he did an honest assessment of his physical appearance and realized he was overweight and out of shape. ...
Sharp jailer awarded for heroic actions (02/14/02)
Sharp County Dispatch-er/Matron Elaine Moody received one of the highest honors bestowed by the Arkansas Sheriff's Association Jan. 29 when she was presented the medal of valor. Moody received the award for her heroic actions on Sept. 4 when she prevented an inmate from escaping and saved the life of Jailer Mike Stone...
Sharp jailer awarded for heroic actions (02/14/02)
Sharp County Dispatch-er/Matron Elaine Moody received one of the highest honors bestowed by the Arkansas Sheriff's Association Jan. 29 when she was presented the medal of valor. Moody received the award for her heroic actions on Sept. 4 when she prevented an inmate from escaping and saved the life of Jailer Mike Stone...
Judge proposes drug court for 16th district (02/14/02)
An epidemic of methamphetamine and illegal drug use has hit the counties of the 16th Judicial District, which includes, Fulton, Izard, Independence, Stone and Cleburne counties, according to Circuit Judge Keith Rutledge. Trying to provide a solution to battle the drug problem, Rutledge would like to establish a drug court program in the district. He is hoping to recruit a team to get the program off the ground in September...
Prosecutor drops charges in unlawful arrest case (02/14/02)
Prosecuting Attorney Stewart Lambert filed a motion Feb. 4 to drop charges against a Hardy man for public intoxication and assault, citing Highland Police Officer Hank Harris' misconduct as reason for the dismissal. Harris conducted a traffic stop Dec. 30 on a vehicle in which Hicks was a passenger, charging him with public intoxication and incarcerating him in the Sharp County jail...
Salem doctor shapes up for health, credibility (02/14/02)
Salem Chiropractor Guy Smith, 50, believed he had lost his credibility to instruct his patients in health care when he allowed his body to get out of shape. In June 2001 he did an honest assessment of his physical appearance and realized he was overweight and out of shape. ...
Fulton JPs hold off on buying 9-1-1 equipment (02/14/02)
The Fulton County Quorum Court has voted against purchasing equipment for an advanced 9-1-1 system at this time. Circuit court hearings that lasted longer than expected prevented the quorum court from meeting in the courtroom Feb. 11, but thanks to the use of City Hall the meeting did not have to be postponed...
Three-wheeler... (02/14/02)
NO INJURIES: Michael Martin of Salem was traveling west on Highway 62 attempting to pass a vehicle driven by Franklin Wise of Horseshoe Bend when his 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck collided with Wise's 1968 Chevrolet pickup truck as Wise attempted a left turn into a private drive. According to Cpl. Delbert Moad of the Arkansas State Police, neither driver was injured in the accident and no citations were issued...
Brown joins U.S. Marine Corps (02/14/02)
Thomas James "T.J." Brown, son of Michael and Kristin Boggs of West Plains, a 2000 graduate of West Plains High School, has enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Brown will leave for Marine Corps Boot Camp in San Diego this month. While there he will be trained to excel at various weaponry. ...
Brown joins U.S. Marine Corps (02/14/02)
Thomas James "T.J." Brown, son of Michael and Kristin Boggs of West Plains, a 2000 graduate of West Plains High School, has enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Brown will leave for Marine Corps Boot Camp in San Diego this month. While there he will be trained to excel at various weaponry. ...
Spring River Shrine Club installs new officers (02/14/02)
The new officers of the Spring River Shrine Club were installed recently. They are President Ken Poulson, First Vice President Bob Newman, Second Vice President Dan Wright, Secretary Stan Jagow, Treasurer Cyril Bertram and Chaplain Jerry Reynolds.Poulson gave "Spark Plug Awards" to members who have demonstrated enthusiasm and dedication to achieve the goals of the club. ...
Christy Hoyt joins U.S. Army (02/14/02)
Christy M. Hoyt has joined the U.S. Army under the Delayed Entry Program. The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year.The enlistment gives the new soldier the option to learn a new skill, travel and become eligible to receive as much as $50,000 toward a college education. After completion of basic military training, soldiers receive advanced individual training in their career job specialty...
Brown joins U.S. Marine Corps (02/14/02)
Thomas James "T.J." Brown, son of Michael and Kristin Boggs of West Plains, a 2000 graduate of West Plains High School, has enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Brown will leave for Marine Corps Boot Camp in San Diego this month. While there he will be trained to excel at various weaponry. ...
Brown joins U.S. Marine Corps (02/14/02)
Thomas James "T.J." Brown, son of Michael and Kristin Boggs of West Plains, a 2000 graduate of West Plains High School, has enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Brown will leave for Marine Corps Boot Camp in San Diego this month. While there he will be trained to excel at various weaponry. ...
Brown joins U.S. Marine Corps (02/14/02)
Thomas James "T.J." Brown, son of Michael and Kristin Boggs of West Plains, a 2000 graduate of West Plains High School, has enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Brown will leave for Marine Corps Boot Camp in San Diego this month. While there he will be trained to excel at various weaponry. ...
Brown joins U.S. Marine Corps (02/14/02)
Thomas James "T.J." Brown, son of Michael and Kristin Boggs of West Plains, a 2000 graduate of West Plains High School, has enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Brown will leave for Marine Corps Boot Camp in San Diego this month. While there he will be trained to excel at various weaponry. ...
Christy Hoyt joins U.S. Army (02/14/02)
Christy M. Hoyt has joined the U.S. Army under the Delayed Entry Program. The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year.The enlistment gives the new soldier the option to learn a new skill, travel and become eligible to receive as much as $50,000 toward a college education. After completion of basic military training, soldiers receive advanced individual training in their career job specialty...
Brown joins U.S. Marine Corps (02/14/02)
Thomas James "T.J." Brown, son of Michael and Kristin Boggs of West Plains, a 2000 graduate of West Plains High School, has enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Brown will leave for Marine Corps Boot Camp in San Diego this month. While there he will be trained to excel at various weaponry. ...
Brown joins U.S. Marine Corps (02/14/02)
Thomas James "T.J." Brown, son of Michael and Kristin Boggs of West Plains, a 2000 graduate of West Plains High School, has enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Brown will leave for Marine Corps Boot Camp in San Diego this month. While there he will be trained to excel at various weaponry. ...
Spring River Shrine Club installs new officers (02/14/02)
The new officers of the Spring River Shrine Club were installed recently. They are President Ken Poulson, First Vice President Bob Newman, Second Vice President Dan Wright, Secretary Stan Jagow, Treasurer Cyril Bertram and Chaplain Jerry Reynolds.Poulson gave "Spark Plug Awards" to members who have demonstrated enthusiasm and dedication to achieve the goals of the club. ...
Lady Hounds clipped by Flippin (02/14/02)
Senior night at Salem on Feb. 5 ended on a bit of a sour note as the visiting Flippin Lady Bobcats spoiled the party with a 62-36 rout of the Lady Greyhounds.The Lady Bobcats rode a fast start out of the gate to the big victory. When junior Sydney Johnson launched a 3-pointer at the first period buzzer, Flippin had secured a 15-5 advantage.The second period showcased more firepower from the Lady Bobcats...
Cougars, Bluebirds split lopsided wins (02/14/02)
ICC traveled to Mt. Pleasant last Friday night for some varsity action, winding up the regular season for both before district tournaments start. Mt. Pleasant will play at Viola in their districts, while ICC heads up the road to Mammoth Spring. Mt. Pleasant held its Senior Night, honoring upperclassmen in their final game on their home court...
Cougars, Bluebirds split lopsided wins (02/14/02)
ICC traveled to Mt. Pleasant last Friday night for some varsity action, winding up the regular season for both before district tournaments start. Mt. Pleasant will play at Viola in their districts, while ICC heads up the road to Mammoth Spring. Mt. Pleasant held its Senior Night, honoring upperclassmen in their final game on their home court...
Lady Hounds clipped by Flippin (02/14/02)
Senior night at Salem on Feb. 5 ended on a bit of a sour note as the visiting Flippin Lady Bobcats spoiled the party with a 62-36 rout of the Lady Greyhounds.The Lady Bobcats rode a fast start out of the gate to the big victory. When junior Sydney Johnson launched a 3-pointer at the first period buzzer, Flippin had secured a 15-5 advantage.The second period showcased more firepower from the Lady Bobcats...
Knight, Delargy to wed (02/14/02)
Mr. and Mrs. John Ray have announced the engagement of their daughter, Connie D. Knight, to James F. Delargy, son of Mrs. Jennie Wagner. The couple will wed at 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at Church of the Nazarene on 4th and Church streets in Horseshoe Bend.Immediately following the ceremony, the couple will arrive via horse-drawn carriage driven by Raymond L. Delargy at the reception at the Carriage Room at Hillhigh in Horseshoe Bend. All friends and family are invited...
Williams, McElveen plan May ceremony (02/14/02)
Ms. Vanessa Kay Williams of Memphis and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Alan Williams of Easton, Md., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Aimee Beth Williams, to Charles Graham McElveen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blackwell McElveen of Marion, S.C.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. ...
Williams, McElveen plan May ceremony (02/14/02)
Ms. Vanessa Kay Williams of Memphis and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Alan Williams of Easton, Md., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Aimee Beth Williams, to Charles Graham McElveen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blackwell McElveen of Marion, S.C.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. ...
Knight, Delargy to wed (02/14/02)
Mr. and Mrs. John Ray have announced the engagement of their daughter, Connie D. Knight, to James F. Delargy, son of Mrs. Jennie Wagner. The couple will wed at 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at Church of the Nazarene on 4th and Church streets in Horseshoe Bend.Immediately following the ceremony, the couple will arrive via horse-drawn carriage driven by Raymond L. Delargy at the reception at the Carriage Room at Hillhigh in Horseshoe Bend. All friends and family are invited...
A Girl On A Mission (02/14/02)
A cycle continues daily - it's babies having babies. But the problem doesn't stop there. It has become an additional burden to taxpayers. Young girls in junior high and high school are giving birth to children at an unbelievable rate. For many youth it is a struggle just to get through high school, let alone deal with taking care of a child. To raise a child in a good wholesome, loving environment requires a lot of work and sacrifices...
Boldly Going Nowhere (02/14/02)
Detained in Cuba Guantanamo Bay is located at the far southeast tip of Cuba, some 400 miles from Miami, Fla. In 1903, the United States leased 45 square miles of land and water at Guantanamo Bay for use as a Naval Base. A treaty in 1934 reaffirmed the lease in exchange for $2,000 per year. One of the terms of the agreement was that both the USA and Cuba must mutually consent to terminate the lease...
A Girl On A Mission (02/14/02)
A cycle continues daily - it's babies having babies. But the problem doesn't stop there. It has become an additional burden to taxpayers. Young girls in junior high and high school are giving birth to children at an unbelievable rate. For many youth it is a struggle just to get through high school, let alone deal with taking care of a child. To raise a child in a good wholesome, loving environment requires a lot of work and sacrifices...
Boldly Going Nowhere (02/14/02)
Detained in Cuba Guantanamo Bay is located at the far southeast tip of Cuba, some 400 miles from Miami, Fla. In 1903, the United States leased 45 square miles of land and water at Guantanamo Bay for use as a Naval Base. A treaty in 1934 reaffirmed the lease in exchange for $2,000 per year. One of the terms of the agreement was that both the USA and Cuba must mutually consent to terminate the lease...