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Stories from Wednesday, March 27, 2002

TES musicians score high (03/27/02)
THAYER -- The sixth annual Elementary and Junior High Music Festival was held at Marshfield High School March 17. Twenty Thayer Elementary students participated in the festival. According to Thayer Elementary Music Director Patti Kelly, the students performed in 10 different events including instrumental solos and ensembles. ...
Thayer rehires full-time teachers (03/27/02)
THAYER -- During the Thayer School Board meeting March 14 the Thayer R-11 School District wide LEP/ESOL Plan was presented and approved by school board members. Mark Arnold presented more information to board members about the proposed sign that is to be placed at the high school...
Water crossing (03/27/02)
RESCUED: John Balogh looks at his car the morning after it washed off the Iroquois Road bridge at Town Center in Cherokee Village March 25. The Otter Creek floodwaters carried the car about 25 yards downstream where it came to rest against the foot bridge at Papoose Park. Tom Hrezo of Cherokee Village and Chip Kietzman of Evening Shade helped pull Balogh to safety...
Road Closed (03/27/02)
Highway 142 East of Thayer at the Narrows was closed March 20 and March 21 as heavy rain caused the Eleven Point River to spill out of its banks and across the road.
Feld achieves high Boy Scout honor (03/27/02)
ALTON - John Riley Feld, 17, is the newest Scout to reach the rank of Eagle Scout in Troop 102 of the Boy Scouts of America representing Alton and the surrounding area. John is one of just four Scouts locally to achieve this rank in Troop 102's recent history. Troop 102 is in the Osage Hills District which covers many of the counties surrounding Oregon County in southern Missouri...
84-year old fitness guru volunteers in Horseshoe Bend (03/27/02)
Shooting hoops, winning track races, triumphing in swim competitions and teaching an aquatic class is all in a day's fun for 84-year-old Helene Keen of Horseshoe Bend who holds a record in the 100-meter freestyle in Arkansas. Nothing is stopping Senior Olympian Helene Keen, who has won over 100 gold medals in the state of Arkansas. "Physical fitness is the secret of life. Age is just a number," she said...
Glencoe man escapes before train hits truck (03/27/02)
A Glencoe, Ark., man lost his truck but not his life after his truck got stuck on railroad tracks near the fish hatchery at Mammoth Spring. As of press time Tuesday, it was not clear how Junior Lenox's truck got stuck on the tracks as he attempted to cross...
Buchanan to stand trial for father's murder (03/27/02)
Danny Buchanan has been declared competent to stand trial. A pretrial hearing date of April 16 has been set for Buchanan, 37, a Salem man who has been charged with the first degree murder of his father, 65-year-old Jerry Buchanan. Buchanan was initially seen at the Arkansas State Hospital for an outpatient forensic evaluation Dec. ...
Experience Works in OC (03/27/02)
OREGON COUNTY - Established as Green Thumb in 1965 and renamed this year as Experience Works, the program is a national, not-for-profit organization that offers training, employment and community service opportunities for mature workers. Oregon County currently has seven Experience Works employees scattered across the county in several different jobs from librarians to custodians...
Gov.visits Viola (03/27/02)
Gov. Mike Huckabee made sure Viola High School, home of the Class A State Champions, was among his stops March 22 as part of his 75-county tour to promote the Next Step plan for improving public education in the state. Huckabee said, "I'll put my record up against anybody's as far as being committed to public education. ...
Newman nominated for Principals Award (03/27/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Matt Newman, a Mammoth Spring High School senior, has been nominated to compete in the national Principals Leadership Award scholastic program (PLA) sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). Herff Jones, Inc., funds the program...
FNB slates home, sports show (03/27/02)
The 12th annual Home, Garden and Sports Show will be March 29 from 4 to 9 p.m. and March 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bar D Arena in Ash Flat. First National Bank of Sharp County is again host for this event at no charge to its booth sponsors or the public...
Glencoe man escapes before train hits (03/27/02)
A Glencoe man lost his truck but not his life after his truck got stuck on railroad tracks near the fish hatchery at Mammoth Spring. As of press time Tuesday, it was not clear how Junior Lenox's truck got stuck on the tracks as he attempted to cross...
Accident report given by troopers (03/27/02)
TROOP G -- Captain Billy Chadwick, commanding officer of Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol has released accident totals for the month of January 2002. During that time period Oregon County reported 12 accidents, no fatalities and three people injured as a result of those accidents...
Armed robbery thwarted in Thayer (03/27/02)
Law enforcement authorities throughout the area are on the lookout for a man who attempted to rob a Thayer business March 26. According to Peggy Edwards, co-owner/manager of Ray Noble Package Store, a man entered the business just before 3 p.m. with a handgun. It was shift change time at the store and Edwards was attempting to balance the register when the man entered the business...
Voters going to the polls (03/27/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Voters will go to the polls April 2 and vote on municipal and school board members in all the school districts and cities in Oregon County. In the Couch R-1 School District candidates include: Joe Garrison, Allen Sanders, Casey Roberts and Dean Bennett. Three school board members will be elected at Couch...
Newman nominated for Principals Award (03/27/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Matt Newman, a Mammoth Spring High School senior, has been nominated to compete in the national Principals Leadership Award scholastic program (PLA) sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). Herff Jones, Inc., funds the program...
Experience Works in OC (03/27/02)
OREGON COUNTY - Established as Green Thumb in 1965 and renamed this year as Experience Works, the program is a national, not-for-profit organization that offers training, employment and community service opportunities for mature workers. Oregon County currently has seven Experience Works employees scattered across the county in several different jobs from librarians to custodians...
Glencoe man escapes before train hits (03/27/02)
A Glencoe man lost his truck but not his life after his truck got stuck on railroad tracks near the fish hatchery at Mammoth Spring. As of press time Tuesday, it was not clear how Junior Lenox's truck got stuck on the tracks as he attempted to cross...
FNB slates home, sports show (03/27/02)
The 12th annual Home, Garden and Sports Show will be March 29 from 4 to 9 p.m. and March 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bar D Arena in Ash Flat. First National Bank of Sharp County is again host for this event at no charge to its booth sponsors or the public...
Buchanan to stand trial for father's murder (03/27/02)
Danny Buchanan has been declared competent to stand trial. A pretrial hearing date of April 16 has been set for Buchanan, 37, a Salem man who has been charged with the first degree murder of his father, 65-year-old Jerry Buchanan. Buchanan was initially seen at the Arkansas State Hospital for an outpatient forensic evaluation Dec. ...
Gov.visits Viola (03/27/02)
Gov. Mike Huckabee made sure Viola High School, home of the Class A State Champions, was among his stops March 22 as part of his 75-county tour to promote the Next Step plan for improving public education in the state. Huckabee said, "I'll put my record up against anybody's as far as being committed to public education. ...
Road Closed (03/27/02)
Highway 142 East of Thayer at the Narrows was closed March 20 and March 21 as heavy rain caused the Eleven Point River to spill out of its banks and across the road.
Water crossing (03/27/02)
RESCUED: John Balogh looks at his car the morning after it washed off the Iroquois Road bridge at Town Center in Cherokee Village March 25. The Otter Creek floodwaters carried the car about 25 yards downstream where it came to rest against the foot bridge at Papoose Park. Tom Hrezo of Cherokee Village and Chip Kietzman of Evening Shade helped pull Balogh to safety...
Thayer rehires full-time teachers (03/27/02)
THAYER -- During the Thayer School Board meeting March 14 the Thayer R-11 School District wide LEP/ESOL Plan was presented and approved by school board members. Mark Arnold presented more information to board members about the proposed sign that is to be placed at the high school...
Glencoe man escapes before train hits truck (03/27/02)
A Glencoe, Ark., man lost his truck but not his life after his truck got stuck on railroad tracks near the fish hatchery at Mammoth Spring. As of press time Tuesday, it was not clear how Junior Lenox's truck got stuck on the tracks as he attempted to cross...
TES musicians score high (03/27/02)
THAYER -- The sixth annual Elementary and Junior High Music Festival was held at Marshfield High School March 17. Twenty Thayer Elementary students participated in the festival. According to Thayer Elementary Music Director Patti Kelly, the students performed in 10 different events including instrumental solos and ensembles. ...
Armed robbery thwarted in Thayer (03/27/02)
Law enforcement authorities throughout the area are on the lookout for a man who attempted to rob a Thayer business March 26. According to Peggy Edwards, co-owner/manager of Ray Noble Package Store, a man entered the business just before 3 p.m. with a handgun. It was shift change time at the store and Edwards was attempting to balance the register when the man entered the business...
84-year old fitness guru volunteers in Horseshoe Bend (03/27/02)
Shooting hoops, winning track races, triumphing in swim competitions and teaching an aquatic class is all in a day's fun for 84-year-old Helene Keen of Horseshoe Bend who holds a record in the 100-meter freestyle in Arkansas. Nothing is stopping Senior Olympian Helene Keen, who has won over 100 gold medals in the state of Arkansas. "Physical fitness is the secret of life. Age is just a number," she said...
Voters going to the polls (03/27/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Voters will go to the polls April 2 and vote on municipal and school board members in all the school districts and cities in Oregon County. In the Couch R-1 School District candidates include: Joe Garrison, Allen Sanders, Casey Roberts and Dean Bennett. Three school board members will be elected at Couch...
Accident report given by troopers (03/27/02)
TROOP G -- Captain Billy Chadwick, commanding officer of Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol has released accident totals for the month of January 2002. During that time period Oregon County reported 12 accidents, no fatalities and three people injured as a result of those accidents...
Feld achieves high Boy Scout honor (03/27/02)
ALTON - John Riley Feld, 17, is the newest Scout to reach the rank of Eagle Scout in Troop 102 of the Boy Scouts of America representing Alton and the surrounding area. John is one of just four Scouts locally to achieve this rank in Troop 102's recent history. Troop 102 is in the Osage Hills District which covers many of the counties surrounding Oregon County in southern Missouri...
Piano students earn high marks (03/27/02)
Sixteen area students participated in Region 2 Arkansas Music Teachers Association (AMTA) annual Piano Festival held at ASU in Jonesboro on March 2. All are students of Marian L. Henderson.Those who received a I+ rating in Performance are: Emily Byrne, Perry Shattuck, Chelsea Byrne, Emily Shattuck, Joshua Witter and Peter Shattuck. ...
Clairday completes basic training (03/27/02)
Marine Corps Pfc. Jason S. Clairday, a 2001 graduate of Salem High School, recently basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego.Clairday completed 12 weeks of training designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.He and his fellow recruits had physical and conditioning training and spent many hours in the classroom and field.They also received instruction on the Marine Corps core values, honor, courage and commitment...
Loftin, Frealy set June wedding (03/27/02)
Kelli Denise Loftin, daughter of Gary and Denise Loftin of Longview, Texas, and Jason Eugene Frealy, son of Susan Tuning of Mammoth Spring, and Jim Frealy of Thayer, will be married at 2 p.m. June 29 at Oakland Heights Baptist Church in Longview.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jerry Poindexter and Cherry Loftin, both of Pasadena, Texas.The prospective groom is the grandson of Agnes Frealy of Thayer...
Loftin, Frealy set June wedding (03/27/02)
Kelli Denise Loftin, daughter of Gary and Denise Loftin of Longview, Texas, and Jason Eugene Frealy, son of Susan Tuning of Mammoth Spring, and Jim Frealy of Thayer, will be married at 2 p.m. June 29 at Oakland Heights Baptist Church in Longview.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jerry Poindexter and Cherry Loftin, both of Pasadena, Texas.The prospective groom is the grandson of Agnes Frealy of Thayer...
Clairday completes basic training (03/27/02)
Marine Corps Pfc. Jason S. Clairday, a 2001 graduate of Salem High School, recently basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego.Clairday completed 12 weeks of training designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.He and his fellow recruits had physical and conditioning training and spent many hours in the classroom and field.They also received instruction on the Marine Corps core values, honor, courage and commitment...
Piano students earn high marks (03/27/02)
Sixteen area students participated in Region 2 Arkansas Music Teachers Association (AMTA) annual Piano Festival held at ASU in Jonesboro on March 2. All are students of Marian L. Henderson.Those who received a I+ rating in Performance are: Emily Byrne, Perry Shattuck, Chelsea Byrne, Emily Shattuck, Joshua Witter and Peter Shattuck. ...
Hawkins named Coach of the Year (03/27/02)
It was announced last week Cliff Hawkins, Thayer boys' basketball coach, was named South Central Association Coach of the Year. Hawkins is a 1978 graduate of Williford School and a 1982 graduate of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. He coached at Violet Hill and ICC before going to Thayer in 1990...
Conservation department calls for river changes (03/27/02)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Citing the importance of farming as well as fish, wildlife and recreation, the Missouri Department of Conservation has asked for "a finer balance" in management of the Missouri River. The conservation department's recommendations for river management are summarized in a recent letter commenting on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Missouri River Master Water Control Manual...
Wood duck habitat plans available (03/27/02)
The colorful wood duck is one of Arkansas' most beautiful waterfowl species and only year round duck resident. The wood duck can also be found in the forest of southern Canada and throughout wooded areas of the United States. The male wood duck is the most colorful North American duck. ...
White amur can control pond vegetation (03/27/02)
The white amur, or grass carp, is a native of Siberia, Manchuria and China, inhabiting Asian rivers which flow into the Pacific Ocean. Before its introduction in the United States, it was established throughout Southeast Asia, Europe and Russia. It was imported into Arkansas in 1973 from Malaysia by the U.S. ...
Tri-county turkey hunters hope to top record-setting 2001 spring season (03/27/02)
With close to 2.6 million sportsmen and women considering themselves wild turkey hunters, the sport is one of the most popular types of hunting in the United States. In Arkansas spring turkey season is one of the most anticipated events on the outdoor calendar. The 2002 spring turkey season runs from April 1 through May 5...
Wood duck habitat plans available (03/27/02)
The colorful wood duck is one of Arkansas' most beautiful waterfowl species and only year round duck resident. The wood duck can also be found in the forest of southern Canada and throughout wooded areas of the United States. The male wood duck is the most colorful North American duck. ...
Conservation department calls for river changes (03/27/02)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Citing the importance of farming as well as fish, wildlife and recreation, the Missouri Department of Conservation has asked for "a finer balance" in management of the Missouri River. The conservation department's recommendations for river management are summarized in a recent letter commenting on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Missouri River Master Water Control Manual...
Hawkins named Coach of the Year (03/27/02)
It was announced last week Cliff Hawkins, Thayer boys' basketball coach, was named South Central Association Coach of the Year. Hawkins is a 1978 graduate of Williford School and a 1982 graduate of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. He coached at Violet Hill and ICC before going to Thayer in 1990...
White amur can control pond vegetation (03/27/02)
The white amur, or grass carp, is a native of Siberia, Manchuria and China, inhabiting Asian rivers which flow into the Pacific Ocean. Before its introduction in the United States, it was established throughout Southeast Asia, Europe and Russia. It was imported into Arkansas in 1973 from Malaysia by the U.S. ...
Tri-county turkey hunters hope to top record-setting 2001 spring season (03/27/02)
With close to 2.6 million sportsmen and women considering themselves wild turkey hunters, the sport is one of the most popular types of hunting in the United States. In Arkansas spring turkey season is one of the most anticipated events on the outdoor calendar. The 2002 spring turkey season runs from April 1 through May 5...
Elbert "Ebb" Moody (03/27/02)
Elbert F. Moody, 97, son of the late Amos and Bitha Foster Moody was born March 12, 1905, in Iuka, Ark. He died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Lucy Hill Feb. 19, 1927 in Mt. Olive, Ark., and to this union four children were born. ...
Donald W. King (03/27/02)
Donald W. King, 50, was born Nov. 23, 1951, in Pocahontas, Ark, the son of Clifton Lee and Mary June Murray King. He went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, March 12, 2002, in Hot Springs, Ark.He was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. ...
Tammy Adams (03/27/02)
Tammy Jane Adams, 35, of Hazelwood, Mo. was born March 7, 1967, in St. Louis, Mo., and died Monday, March 11, 2002, at the Forest Park Hospital. Survivors include her husband Bill Adams; three children, Daymon Allen Adams, Jesse Adams and Summer Adams all of the home in Hazelwood, Mo.; her mother, Karen Harris of West Plains; one sister, Vicki Hazelwood of Rolla, Mo.; one brother, Donnie Litton of California; one half-sister, Amy Stevens; two half brothers, John Stevens and Brian Stevens, all of Rolla, Mo.; her maternal grandparents, Harold and Pearl Stogsdill of Madison, Ill., and numerous other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her father, Daymon Stevens; and one sister, Angelia Schutz.Services were Thursday, March 14, 2002, at the Clary Chapel. ...
Herb York (03/27/02)
Herb York, 71, son of the late Homer Mitchell York and Grace Irene Pressley York was born Aug. 8, 1930, in Koshkonong, Mo., and died March 14, 2002, in St. Louis, Mo. He was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps, serving in the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Bakersfield Masonic Lodge and was employed for several years as as painter for Southwest Truck Body in West Plains, Mo. ...
Ruby Eary (03/27/02)
Ruby Onetta Eary, 85, daughter of the late William and Dollie Coleman was born Sept. 21, 1916, in the community of Gid, Ark. She died March 16, 2002, at Sidney, Ark. She was married Oct. 1, 1934, to Lloyd Olan Eary in Guion, Ark., and to this union four children were born. ...
Bert Parker (03/27/02)
Bert Parker, 64, son of the late Tom and Katy Parker was born March 20, 1937, in Scotts City, Mo. He died March 17, 2002, at Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Georgia Ritter in August of 1967, in Kansas City, Mo. He spent most of his working years as an auto mechanic.Survivors include his wife, Georgia Parker of the home; six sons and five daughters-in-law, Bert Troy and Debbie Parker of Smithton, Mo., Charley and Brenda Parker of Calico Rock, Ark., Robert and Judy Parker of Calico Rock, Wayne and Angie Cunningham of Mtn. ...
Florence Chapman (03/27/02)
Florence M. Chapman, 103 of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Thursday, March 21, 2002, in Davenport. She was born April 24, 1898, in Traer, Iowa, the daughter of Peter and Ina (Stark) McMillan. She was married to Rev. Donald Paul Chapman on June 30, 1926, in Traer, Iowa.. ...
Carl Morgan (03/27/02)
Carl Dexter Morgan, 78, of Williford, Ark. died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Feb. 12, 1924, in Williford, the son of the late Clarence Dexter and Mirtie Mae (Gann) Morgan. He was married to Norma Frances Clemons Jan. ...
Emma Anderson (03/27/02)
Emma Sisk Wilson Ander-son, 94, of Batesville, Ark., Tuesday March 19, 2002, at Batesville Nursing and Rehab-ilitation Center in Batesville. She was born March 8, 1908, at Big Flat, Ark. to Melton Price and Matilda Treat Sisk. She was the granddaughter of the late Steven Treat and Arthur Rankin Sisk, early settlers of Stone County. ...
Scoval Floyd (03/27/02)
Scoval Floyd, 84, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Harve Leslie and Sarah Ellis (Smith) Floyd was born July 2, 1917, at Moko, Ark. He died Saturday, March 16, 2002, in Salem. He was married to Judy Skrapates Oct. 17, 1977, in Salem. He was a farmer, a handyman, and served his country in the U. ...
"Bob" Holman (03/27/02)
Bobby "Bob" Roy Holman, 67, son of the late Samuel T. "Snipe" Holman and Mildred Redburn Holman was born Jan. 3, 1935, in Alton, Mo., and died Friday, March 15, 2002, in Thayer, Mo. He was married Jan. 27, 1956, in Chicago, Ill., to Elsie Armstrong.He became a Christian and was baptized several years ago and was of the Baptist faith.He was a rural mail carrier for fifteen years and was an avid outdoors person, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, beekeeping, and gardening.Survivors include his wife, Elsie of the home near Thayer; four daughters, Vanessa Farkas and husband, Patrick of Rogersville, Mo., Missy Snyder and husband, Ernie of Seymour, Mo., Teresa Latham and husband, Larry of Alton, and Lesa Ehret and husband, Steve of Gulfport, Miss.; one brother, Larry Holman of Trumann, Ark.; two sisters, Shirley Boles of Kansas City, Mo. ...
Helen Floyd (03/27/02)
Helen Ernestine Floyd, 72, daughter of the late Ernie Lee Wallace and Minnie Mae dunkin Wallace, was born JJune 27, 1929, in Many Islands, Ark., and died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, in Thayer, Mo. She was married in 1941 to Paul Simmons and later married James Ross. ...
Scoval Floyd (03/27/02)
Scoval Floyd, 84, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Harve Leslie and Sarah Ellis (Smith) Floyd was born July 2, 1917, at Moko, Ark. He died Saturday, March 16, 2002, in Salem. He was married to Judy Skrapates Oct. 17, 1977, in Salem. He was a farmer, a handyman, and served his country in the U. ...
Herb York (03/27/02)
Herb York, 71, son of the late Homer Mitchell York and Grace Irene Pressley York was born Aug. 8, 1930, in Koshkonong, Mo., and died March 14, 2002, in St. Louis, Mo. He was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps, serving in the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Bakersfield Masonic Lodge and was employed for several years as as painter for Southwest Truck Body in West Plains, Mo. ...
Elbert "Ebb" Moody (03/27/02)
Elbert F. Moody, 97, son of the late Amos and Bitha Foster Moody was born March 12, 1905, in Iuka, Ark. He died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Lucy Hill Feb. 19, 1927 in Mt. Olive, Ark., and to this union four children were born. ...
"Bob" Holman (03/27/02)
Bobby "Bob" Roy Holman, 67, son of the late Samuel T. "Snipe" Holman and Mildred Redburn Holman was born Jan. 3, 1935, in Alton, Mo., and died Friday, March 15, 2002, in Thayer, Mo. He was married Jan. 27, 1956, in Chicago, Ill., to Elsie Armstrong.He became a Christian and was baptized several years ago and was of the Baptist faith.He was a rural mail carrier for fifteen years and was an avid outdoors person, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, beekeeping, and gardening.Survivors include his wife, Elsie of the home near Thayer; four daughters, Vanessa Farkas and husband, Patrick of Rogersville, Mo., Missy Snyder and husband, Ernie of Seymour, Mo., Teresa Latham and husband, Larry of Alton, and Lesa Ehret and husband, Steve of Gulfport, Miss.; one brother, Larry Holman of Trumann, Ark.; two sisters, Shirley Boles of Kansas City, Mo. ...
Helen Floyd (03/27/02)
Helen Ernestine Floyd, 72, daughter of the late Ernie Lee Wallace and Minnie Mae dunkin Wallace, was born JJune 27, 1929, in Many Islands, Ark., and died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, in Thayer, Mo. She was married in 1941 to Paul Simmons and later married James Ross. ...
Tammy Adams (03/27/02)
Tammy Jane Adams, 35, of Hazelwood, Mo. was born March 7, 1967, in St. Louis, Mo., and died Monday, March 11, 2002, at the Forest Park Hospital. Survivors include her husband Bill Adams; three children, Daymon Allen Adams, Jesse Adams and Summer Adams all of the home in Hazelwood, Mo.; her mother, Karen Harris of West Plains; one sister, Vicki Hazelwood of Rolla, Mo.; one brother, Donnie Litton of California; one half-sister, Amy Stevens; two half brothers, John Stevens and Brian Stevens, all of Rolla, Mo.; her maternal grandparents, Harold and Pearl Stogsdill of Madison, Ill., and numerous other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her father, Daymon Stevens; and one sister, Angelia Schutz.Services were Thursday, March 14, 2002, at the Clary Chapel. ...
Donald W. King (03/27/02)
Donald W. King, 50, was born Nov. 23, 1951, in Pocahontas, Ark, the son of Clifton Lee and Mary June Murray King. He went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, March 12, 2002, in Hot Springs, Ark.He was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. ...
Bert Parker (03/27/02)
Bert Parker, 64, son of the late Tom and Katy Parker was born March 20, 1937, in Scotts City, Mo. He died March 17, 2002, at Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Georgia Ritter in August of 1967, in Kansas City, Mo. He spent most of his working years as an auto mechanic.Survivors include his wife, Georgia Parker of the home; six sons and five daughters-in-law, Bert Troy and Debbie Parker of Smithton, Mo., Charley and Brenda Parker of Calico Rock, Ark., Robert and Judy Parker of Calico Rock, Wayne and Angie Cunningham of Mtn. ...
Ruby Eary (03/27/02)
Ruby Onetta Eary, 85, daughter of the late William and Dollie Coleman was born Sept. 21, 1916, in the community of Gid, Ark. She died March 16, 2002, at Sidney, Ark. She was married Oct. 1, 1934, to Lloyd Olan Eary in Guion, Ark., and to this union four children were born. ...
Emma Anderson (03/27/02)
Emma Sisk Wilson Ander-son, 94, of Batesville, Ark., Tuesday March 19, 2002, at Batesville Nursing and Rehab-ilitation Center in Batesville. She was born March 8, 1908, at Big Flat, Ark. to Melton Price and Matilda Treat Sisk. She was the granddaughter of the late Steven Treat and Arthur Rankin Sisk, early settlers of Stone County. ...
Florence Chapman (03/27/02)
Florence M. Chapman, 103 of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Thursday, March 21, 2002, in Davenport. She was born April 24, 1898, in Traer, Iowa, the daughter of Peter and Ina (Stark) McMillan. She was married to Rev. Donald Paul Chapman on June 30, 1926, in Traer, Iowa.. ...
Carl Morgan (03/27/02)
Carl Dexter Morgan, 78, of Williford, Ark. died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Feb. 12, 1924, in Williford, the son of the late Clarence Dexter and Mirtie Mae (Gann) Morgan. He was married to Norma Frances Clemons Jan. ...
Thomas Jackson Dyer II (03/27/02)
Jack and Andrea Dyer of Camp have announced the birth of their son on March 24, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Thomas Jackson Dyer II. He weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces. He was welcomed by siblings Cassie, Laura, Rose and Amber Dyer.Grandparents are Lorraine Hubbard and Mark Sorg and his aunt is Jane from Memphis.Great-grandparents are Matt and Betty Sorg and Ed and Brenda Beck...
Kaylee Ann Fish (03/27/02)
Shannon and Amy Fish of West Plains have announced the birth of their daughter, Kaylee Ann, born March 1, 2002, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long. She was welcomed home by her 4-year-old brother, Connor. Grandparents are Claude and Beverly Rooker of Hardy, and Walter and Janice Fish of Mammoth Spring...
Thomas Jackson Dyer II (03/27/02)
Jack and Andrea Dyer of Camp have announced the birth of their son on March 24, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Thomas Jackson Dyer II. He weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces. He was welcomed by siblings Cassie, Laura, Rose and Amber Dyer.Grandparents are Lorraine Hubbard and Mark Sorg and his aunt is Jane from Memphis.Great-grandparents are Matt and Betty Sorg and Ed and Brenda Beck...
Kaylee Ann Fish (03/27/02)
Shannon and Amy Fish of West Plains have announced the birth of their daughter, Kaylee Ann, born March 1, 2002, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long. She was welcomed home by her 4-year-old brother, Connor. Grandparents are Claude and Beverly Rooker of Hardy, and Walter and Janice Fish of Mammoth Spring...
Sanders, Pike to exchange vows (03/27/02)
Cinda Challee Sanders and James Michael Pike will exchange wedding vows at 2 p.m. April 6 at Abundant Life Church in Highland. The bride-elect is the daughter of LaVerne Mullen of Franklin and Jim Sanders of Texas. The prospective groom is the son of Audrey Pike of Ash Flat and John Pike of Wisconsin.The couple will spend their honeymoon in Eureka Springs and will reside in Cherokee Village. ...
Adams, Hill to wed (03/27/02)
Ronnie and Susan Adams of Camp have announced the engagement of their daughter, Angela Gail, to William Brandon Hill, son of Bill and Diane Hill of Salem. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. April 20 at Salem Church of Christ located on Highway 62 East in Salem...
Allen, Martin to wed (03/27/02)
Starla Allen and Bill Martin will exchange wedding vows at noon April 13 at Hopewell Pentecostal Church of God in Hopewell. The bride-elect is the daughter of Carl and Connie Pierce of Heber Springs and the late Larry Allen.The prospective groom is the son of Norman and Virginia Martin of Salem. All family members and friends are invited to attend the wedding. A reception will follow...
Adams, Hill to wed (03/27/02)
Ronnie and Susan Adams of Camp have announced the engagement of their daughter, Angela Gail, to William Brandon Hill, son of Bill and Diane Hill of Salem. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. April 20 at Salem Church of Christ located on Highway 62 East in Salem...
Sanders, Pike to exchange vows (03/27/02)
Cinda Challee Sanders and James Michael Pike will exchange wedding vows at 2 p.m. April 6 at Abundant Life Church in Highland. The bride-elect is the daughter of LaVerne Mullen of Franklin and Jim Sanders of Texas. The prospective groom is the son of Audrey Pike of Ash Flat and John Pike of Wisconsin.The couple will spend their honeymoon in Eureka Springs and will reside in Cherokee Village. ...
Allen, Martin to wed (03/27/02)
Starla Allen and Bill Martin will exchange wedding vows at noon April 13 at Hopewell Pentecostal Church of God in Hopewell. The bride-elect is the daughter of Carl and Connie Pierce of Heber Springs and the late Larry Allen.The prospective groom is the son of Norman and Virginia Martin of Salem. All family members and friends are invited to attend the wedding. A reception will follow...
Fun with idioms from an idiot (03/27/02)
I began collecting sayings as a child. My dad was famous for saying what all parents utter but keeps children pondering what they really mean. "Stop crying, or I'll give you something to cry about," comes to mind when I think of my dad. I was usually crying because he had spanked me, so I found myself wondering what he could possibly give me that would make me really want to cry...
From My Front Porch (03/27/02)
The Oscar buzz has brought to mind a personal movie-going experience from this past season. "Monster's Inc." is one movie I thoroughly enjoyed and can highly recommend. It is an adorable take on the lives of those otherworldly monsters we have all grown up thinking at one time or another monsters actually live under our dusty beds and in our dark closets. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/27/02)
To the best of my knowledge, a cowboy has never won a Nobel Prize for physics, chemistry or even economics. This is due primarily to the nature of the human brain. Nobel laureates have brains that operate in a functional manner while cowboys have brains that have been scrambled by performing various cowboy activities, such as riding bucking broncos, saloon brawling and shouting "yahoo" far more often than necessary. This is especially true of rodeo cowboys...
View From The Fence (03/27/02)
I've never thought of myself as a particularly brave person, but since I've been practice driving with my son I've figured out I'm braver than I thought. Or maybe not. When I climb into the car with him and patiently and kindly give him driving instructions I feel very brave. ...
Fun with idioms from an idiot (03/27/02)
I began collecting sayings as a child. My dad was famous for saying what all parents utter but keeps children pondering what they really mean. "Stop crying, or I'll give you something to cry about," comes to mind when I think of my dad. I was usually crying because he had spanked me, so I found myself wondering what he could possibly give me that would make me really want to cry...
View From The Fence (03/27/02)
I've never thought of myself as a particularly brave person, but since I've been practice driving with my son I've figured out I'm braver than I thought. Or maybe not. When I climb into the car with him and patiently and kindly give him driving instructions I feel very brave. ...
From My Front Porch (03/27/02)
The Oscar buzz has brought to mind a personal movie-going experience from this past season. "Monster's Inc." is one movie I thoroughly enjoyed and can highly recommend. It is an adorable take on the lives of those otherworldly monsters we have all grown up thinking at one time or another monsters actually live under our dusty beds and in our dark closets. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/27/02)
To the best of my knowledge, a cowboy has never won a Nobel Prize for physics, chemistry or even economics. This is due primarily to the nature of the human brain. Nobel laureates have brains that operate in a functional manner while cowboys have brains that have been scrambled by performing various cowboy activities, such as riding bucking broncos, saloon brawling and shouting "yahoo" far more often than necessary. This is especially true of rodeo cowboys...