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Stories from Wednesday, March 20, 2002

Horsepower (03/20/02)
JACK AND JILL: Rolling along with wagon and mules, Jack and Jill, who are full brother and sister, is the method Don Crawford of Salem uses to get to town with raised gas prices.
Couple arrested again on drug charges (03/20/02)
    A Glencoe couple was arrested again on drug charges March 14, just one month after illegal drugs, including a large quantity of suspected "ice," a street name for an extremely pure form of methamphetamine, and black tar heroin were seized from their residence.    Jonathan Lee Hall, 20, was arrested by Fulton County Deputy David Estes at the Dairy Queen in Salem on an outstanding warrant and is charged with delivery of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, a class Y felony; and delivery of a controlled substance, marijuana, a class C felony. ...
Izard meth suspect at large (03/20/02)
    Four suspects from Izard County were arrested and one suspect is still at large after methamphetamine components were seized March 15.    Arkansas State Police Cpl. Bill Ditto stopped Christina Wax on a traffic violation at Pleasant Grove in Stone County and discovered she had outstanding misdemeanor warrants filed in Stone County. ...
Warrants issued involving alleged armed robbery (03/20/02)
    THAYER -- Twelve Class C Felony warrants have been issued in connection with the alleged robbery of a Thayer business last October.    According to Thayer Police Chief Gene Hatman, 12 felony warrants of stealing have been issued against an unnamed former employee of Triple A Loan, Inc. ...
Dog pound/shelter in the works at Thayer (03/20/02)
THAYER -- After struggling many years with the problem of dogs running in the city of Thayer, city officials have adopted an ordinance that they are hoping will eliminate the problem.Due to the recent passage of city ordinance 73.060, titled Impounding, redemption, as of several weeks ago, any dog found running at large on any street or other public place in the city, unleashed and unmuzzled, will be taken and impounded by any agent duly authorized by the Thayer City Board of Alderman.Thayer Mayor Allen Deckard said last week that no new personnel will be hired to perform these duties. ...
Ozarka closes deal with Sharp (03/20/02)
    Ozarka College signed the final paperwork Monday to make the Sharp County branch official.     Representatives of Ozarka were present at First National Bank of Sharp County Monday to sign the deed to the property where the branch will be located.    The property, located in Ash Flat approximately one mile down Ball Park Road, is being donated by Ash Flat businessman Bob Watson and First National Bank. ...
Pizzeria bomb dismantled (03/20/02)
    A bomb technician dismantled a potentially dangerous explosive March 14 at the Fulton County Sheriff's Office.    John Miller of the Arkansas State Police identified the substance in a box that Salem Police Chief Albert Roork seized Feb. ...
Izard meth suspect at large (03/20/02)
    Four suspects from Izard County were arrested and one suspect is still at large after methamphetamine components were seized March 15.    Arkansas State Police Cpl. Bill Ditto stopped Christina Wax on a traffic violation at Pleasant Grove in Stone County and discovered she had outstanding misdemeanor warrants filed in Stone County. ...
Couple arrested again on drug charges (03/20/02)
    A Glencoe couple was arrested again on drug charges March 14, just one month after illegal drugs, including a large quantity of suspected "ice," a street name for an extremely pure form of methamphetamine, and black tar heroin were seized from their residence.    Jonathan Lee Hall, 20, was arrested by Fulton County Deputy David Estes at the Dairy Queen in Salem on an outstanding warrant and is charged with delivery of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, a class Y felony; and delivery of a controlled substance, marijuana, a class C felony. ...
Warrants issued involving alleged armed robbery (03/20/02)
    THAYER -- Twelve Class C Felony warrants have been issued in connection with the alleged robbery of a Thayer business last October.    According to Thayer Police Chief Gene Hatman, 12 felony warrants of stealing have been issued against an unnamed former employee of Triple A Loan, Inc. ...
Dog pound/shelter in the works at Thayer (03/20/02)
THAYER -- After struggling many years with the problem of dogs running in the city of Thayer, city officials have adopted an ordinance that they are hoping will eliminate the problem.Due to the recent passage of city ordinance 73.060, titled Impounding, redemption, as of several weeks ago, any dog found running at large on any street or other public place in the city, unleashed and unmuzzled, will be taken and impounded by any agent duly authorized by the Thayer City Board of Alderman.Thayer Mayor Allen Deckard said last week that no new personnel will be hired to perform these duties. ...
Pizzeria bomb dismantled (03/20/02)
    A bomb technician dismantled a potentially dangerous explosive March 14 at the Fulton County Sheriff's Office.    John Miller of the Arkansas State Police identified the substance in a box that Salem Police Chief Albert Roork seized Feb. ...
Ozarka closes deal with Sharp (03/20/02)
    Ozarka College signed the final paperwork Monday to make the Sharp County branch official.     Representatives of Ozarka were present at First National Bank of Sharp County Monday to sign the deed to the property where the branch will be located.    The property, located in Ash Flat approximately one mile down Ball Park Road, is being donated by Ash Flat businessman Bob Watson and First National Bank. ...
Horsepower (03/20/02)
JACK AND JILL: Rolling along with wagon and mules, Jack and Jill, who are full brother and sister, is the method Don Crawford of Salem uses to get to town with raised gas prices.
Eppes accepts ASU scholarship (03/20/02)
Lauren Desiree Eppes of Cherokee Village, a senior at Highland High School, has accepted an academic distinction scholarship to attend Arkansas State University in Jonesboro next fall. Her parents are Debbie Eppes and the late Danny Keith Eppes.ASU awards the academic distinction scholarship for full tuition to Arkansas high school seniors with strong potential for academic success. Recipients may renew the award through their senior year...
Stone, Langston to wed in Thayer (03/20/02)
Rachel Stone and Brandon Langston have announced their plans to exchange wedding vows at 2 p.m. March 23 at First Assembly of God Church in Thayer. The church is located at 109 Industrial Drive. The bride's parents are Bruce and Judy Stone of Mammoth Spring. ...
Mammoth Spring sets citywide yard sale (03/20/02)
Mammoth Spring citizens are encouraged to conduct yard sales on April 6. Citywide Clean Up Week will be the week of April 8-12. Batteries, cans of paint which have not dried and hardened, and tires will not be picked up.This service is only available to citizens within the city limits of Mammoth Spring. For more information contact Mammoth Spring City Hall...
Confederate Railroad to perform in WP (03/20/02)
The 14th annual cystic fibrosis country music concert will be held at the West Plains Civic Center March 23. An auction will begin at 6:45 p.m. followed by a brief opening act. Confederate Railroad takes the stage at 7:45 p.m. Confederate Railroad first gained recognition on radio stations in 1992 with the smash hit "She Took It Like a Man." Subsequent hits followed, such as "Queen of Memphis," "Trashy Women," "When You Leave That Way" and "Jesus and Mama." Other hits include "Elvis and Andy," "Daddy Never Was the Cadillac Kind" and "When and Where."In an era when bands and acts come and go at a rapid pace, this group still performs around 150 shows per year, a testament to Confederate Railroad's tried and true appeal. ...
Stone, Langston to wed in Thayer (03/20/02)
Rachel Stone and Brandon Langston have announced their plans to exchange wedding vows at 2 p.m. March 23 at First Assembly of God Church in Thayer. The church is located at 109 Industrial Drive. The bride's parents are Bruce and Judy Stone of Mammoth Spring. ...
Confederate Railroad to perform in WP (03/20/02)
The 14th annual cystic fibrosis country music concert will be held at the West Plains Civic Center March 23. An auction will begin at 6:45 p.m. followed by a brief opening act. Confederate Railroad takes the stage at 7:45 p.m. Confederate Railroad first gained recognition on radio stations in 1992 with the smash hit "She Took It Like a Man." Subsequent hits followed, such as "Queen of Memphis," "Trashy Women," "When You Leave That Way" and "Jesus and Mama." Other hits include "Elvis and Andy," "Daddy Never Was the Cadillac Kind" and "When and Where."In an era when bands and acts come and go at a rapid pace, this group still performs around 150 shows per year, a testament to Confederate Railroad's tried and true appeal. ...
Mammoth Spring sets citywide yard sale (03/20/02)
Mammoth Spring citizens are encouraged to conduct yard sales on April 6. Citywide Clean Up Week will be the week of April 8-12. Batteries, cans of paint which have not dried and hardened, and tires will not be picked up.This service is only available to citizens within the city limits of Mammoth Spring. For more information contact Mammoth Spring City Hall...
Eppes accepts ASU scholarship (03/20/02)
Lauren Desiree Eppes of Cherokee Village, a senior at Highland High School, has accepted an academic distinction scholarship to attend Arkansas State University in Jonesboro next fall. Her parents are Debbie Eppes and the late Danny Keith Eppes.ASU awards the academic distinction scholarship for full tuition to Arkansas high school seniors with strong potential for academic success. Recipients may renew the award through their senior year...
Greyhounds tame Tigers in home opener (03/20/02)
Chris Youngblood gave up a base hit and a walk before settling down to strike out nine of the next 10 Timbo Tigers he faced to lead Salem to a 15-1 victory in their home opener March 14.At the plate for the Greyhounds, sophomore Jake Bontrager went three for three with two doubles, and fellow sophomore Woody Harlow cracked a 2-run homer.After starting the top of the first by giving up a base hit and walk, Youngblood, a senior right-hander for Salem, stuck out the next three Tigers he faced."Chris did what we asked him to do. ...
Missouri's wild deer test negative for fatal disease (03/20/02)
The Missouri Department of Conservation announced that the test results from wild deer harvested during the 2001 firearms deer season show no sign of chronic wasting disease (CWD). CWD has been detected in isolated wild deer populations in Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Canada's Saskatchewan province."Seventy-two wild deer were tested," said Wildlife Division Administrator Ollie Torgerson. ...
Greyhounds tame Tigers in home opener (03/20/02)
Chris Youngblood gave up a base hit and a walk before settling down to strike out nine of the next 10 Timbo Tigers he faced to lead Salem to a 15-1 victory in their home opener March 14.At the plate for the Greyhounds, sophomore Jake Bontrager went three for three with two doubles, and fellow sophomore Woody Harlow cracked a 2-run homer.After starting the top of the first by giving up a base hit and walk, Youngblood, a senior right-hander for Salem, stuck out the next three Tigers he faced."Chris did what we asked him to do. ...
Missouri's wild deer test negative for fatal disease (03/20/02)
The Missouri Department of Conservation announced that the test results from wild deer harvested during the 2001 firearms deer season show no sign of chronic wasting disease (CWD). CWD has been detected in isolated wild deer populations in Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Canada's Saskatchewan province."Seventy-two wild deer were tested," said Wildlife Division Administrator Ollie Torgerson. ...
Barbarotto nominated to state hall of fame (03/20/02)
Jon Barbarotto of Evening Shade was nominated to the Arkansas Bandmaster's Hall of Fame during the All-State Convention in Hot Springs Feb. 15. He will be inducted at the next all-state convention in February 2003.Barbarotto received the Raymond and Ruth Brandon Award for outstanding contribution to Arkansas School Bands for 37 years services, the "Bandmaster of the Year" award in 1984 and the "Arkansas Men of Music Award" in 1985. ...
Barbarotto nominated to state hall of fame (03/20/02)
Jon Barbarotto of Evening Shade was nominated to the Arkansas Bandmaster's Hall of Fame during the All-State Convention in Hot Springs Feb. 15. He will be inducted at the next all-state convention in February 2003.Barbarotto received the Raymond and Ruth Brandon Award for outstanding contribution to Arkansas School Bands for 37 years services, the "Bandmaster of the Year" award in 1984 and the "Arkansas Men of Music Award" in 1985. ...
Ward, Mills set nuptials (03/20/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Ward have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, April Alicia Ward, to George Anthony Mills, son of Dana Mills and Lonnie Mills. The ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. March 23 at Evening Light Message Church, three miles north of Thayer on Highway 19. A reception immediately following the ceremony will be held at the home of the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Brewer. All friends and family are invited to attend...
Ward, Mills set nuptials (03/20/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Ward have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, April Alicia Ward, to George Anthony Mills, son of Dana Mills and Lonnie Mills. The ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. March 23 at Evening Light Message Church, three miles north of Thayer on Highway 19. A reception immediately following the ceremony will be held at the home of the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Brewer. All friends and family are invited to attend...
A Girl On A Mission (03/20/02)
Child care is a concern for every parent. Ensuring a child's safety is a big responsibility and a good parent doesn't take it lightly.It was recently brought to my attention that a child care worker was reported to local authorities for running a daycare in her home without a license.Many of the children she was taking care of no longer have a place to go after school. ...
From M y Front Porch (03/20/02)
The word "hero" seems to have been redefined of late, or maybe we are just beginning to realize what constitutes a true hero. That it has little to do with wealth and fame or how high you can jump or how far you can run, but rather it has more to do with the cards you've been dealt and the manner and character with which you choose to play this game called life.Today I visited the Willow Springs Senior Center and ate lunch with a roomful of my heroes, and they know a great deal about how to play the game.I'm sure they don't think of themselves as heroes, but I hope they realize how much I enjoy their company. ...
A Girl On A Mission (03/20/02)
Child care is a concern for every parent. Ensuring a child's safety is a big responsibility and a good parent doesn't take it lightly.It was recently brought to my attention that a child care worker was reported to local authorities for running a daycare in her home without a license.Many of the children she was taking care of no longer have a place to go after school. ...
From M y Front Porch (03/20/02)
The word "hero" seems to have been redefined of late, or maybe we are just beginning to realize what constitutes a true hero. That it has little to do with wealth and fame or how high you can jump or how far you can run, but rather it has more to do with the cards you've been dealt and the manner and character with which you choose to play this game called life.Today I visited the Willow Springs Senior Center and ate lunch with a roomful of my heroes, and they know a great deal about how to play the game.I'm sure they don't think of themselves as heroes, but I hope they realize how much I enjoy their company. ...