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Stories from Wednesday, April 10, 2002

OC Health Dept. celebrates in April (04/10/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Celebrating Public Health Month has significance this year, not only to the public health workers and care providers throughout the state, but also to 5.6 million residents 5.6 million residents of Missouri. "In the past many residents did not understand public health's role in their daily lives. ...
Woman found dead at home (04/10/02)
A Hardy woman was found dead in her home by a neighbor after several unsuccessful attempts were made to contact her by telephone April 6. Law enforcement officers responded to a call from a neighbor who discovered 72-year-old Hazel Ann Martin lying on the floor of her home...
Koshkonong mayor gives citizens call information (04/10/02)
KOSHKONONG -- Recently re-elected Koshkonong Mayor Tome Lowe said in an interview he thanks all the residents of the city who supported him in his re-election campaign. He said he has heard some disturbing accusations about how he does his job as mayor. ...
Busch promoted at Bank of Thayer (04/10/02)
THAYER -- Bank of Thayer President Dennis C. Redmon and the Bank of Thayer Board of Directors have announced the promotion of Pam Busch to operations officer. "Pam is an important part of our organization with over 18 years of experience with the Bank of Thayer," Redmon said...
CLOWNIN' (04/10/02)
Wanda Koelling, public health nurse/clinic coordinator, dons a clown suit for the children who visited the Fulton County Health Unit during Public Health Week April 1-7. Koelling said this is the first time she has worn the clown suit since shortly after Sept. ...
SCREENING (04/10/02)
One of the services offered by the Oregon County Health Department is kindergarten screening across the county. Health department clerk Terri Wrenfrow tests the eyes of Amanda Johnson at Koshkonong School. Amanda is the 4-year-old daughter of Bud and Angela Johnson of Koshkonong and will be entering kindergarten at Koshkonong next fall...
Candidates file in Fulton, Izard, Sharp counties (04/10/02)
Two incumbents have drawn challengers in the Democratic primary election for county office in Fulton County. John Rex Hall is challenging Fulton County Judge Curren Everett, and Barton Teague is challenging Calvin "Buster" Smith for Fulton County Collector...
Highland police chief (04/10/02)
Highland Police Chief Fred Waser has prepared a letter of resignation following a closed meeting of the city council April 2 at which aldermen discussed dissolving the police department. Waser said he was lied to about the meeting. He also said the Highland City Council has refused to give him the staff needed to perform his job duties and cited lack of cooperation from the council as reasons for his resignation...
Fulton woman charged with aiding escape (04/10/02)
After being extradited from the Corinth city jail in Mississippi to Fulton County to face drug charges, Tracy Bivins, 29, was arrested again March 30 for aiding the escape of a felon from the DeSoto County jail in Mississippi March 28. Commander Mark Blackson of the DeSoto County jail said trustee James Snider, 34, walked off a job during work detail near a ballpark south of Hernando, Miss., with his sister, Bivins...
Simmons rape trial postponed (04/10/02)
The rape trial of former Horseshoe Bend Treasurer Charles Simmons, slated for April 8, has been postponed after his attorney, Larry Kissee, filed a motion requesting a mental evaluation of Simmons to determine his fitness to stand trial. Simmons, 47, was charged in May 2001 with two counts of felony rape, a class Y felony. The Izard County Deputy Clerk said no order has been filed for a new trial date...
Grant proposals written at MS council (04/10/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Several different proposals were written by Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace and voted on at the April 1 Mammoth Spring City Council meeting. According to the mayor, the proposals include volunteer fire department improvements including complete sets of turn-out gear helmets, coats, gloves, pants, boots hoods and radios. The total fire department request amounted to $35,100...
OC Health Dept. celebrates in April (04/10/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Celebrating Public Health Month has significance this year, not only to the public health workers and care providers throughout the state, but also to 5.6 million residents 5.6 million residents of Missouri. "In the past many residents did not understand public health's role in their daily lives. ...
Highland police chief (04/10/02)
Highland Police Chief Fred Waser has prepared a letter of resignation following a closed meeting of the city council April 2 at which aldermen discussed dissolving the police department. Waser said he was lied to about the meeting. He also said the Highland City Council has refused to give him the staff needed to perform his job duties and cited lack of cooperation from the council as reasons for his resignation...
CLOWNIN' (04/10/02)
Wanda Koelling, public health nurse/clinic coordinator, dons a clown suit for the children who visited the Fulton County Health Unit during Public Health Week April 1-7. Koelling said this is the first time she has worn the clown suit since shortly after Sept. ...
SCREENING (04/10/02)
One of the services offered by the Oregon County Health Department is kindergarten screening across the county. Health department clerk Terri Wrenfrow tests the eyes of Amanda Johnson at Koshkonong School. Amanda is the 4-year-old daughter of Bud and Angela Johnson of Koshkonong and will be entering kindergarten at Koshkonong next fall...
Busch promoted at Bank of Thayer (04/10/02)
THAYER -- Bank of Thayer President Dennis C. Redmon and the Bank of Thayer Board of Directors have announced the promotion of Pam Busch to operations officer. "Pam is an important part of our organization with over 18 years of experience with the Bank of Thayer," Redmon said...
Fulton woman charged with aiding escape (04/10/02)
After being extradited from the Corinth city jail in Mississippi to Fulton County to face drug charges, Tracy Bivins, 29, was arrested again March 30 for aiding the escape of a felon from the DeSoto County jail in Mississippi March 28. Commander Mark Blackson of the DeSoto County jail said trustee James Snider, 34, walked off a job during work detail near a ballpark south of Hernando, Miss., with his sister, Bivins...
Grant proposals written at MS council (04/10/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Several different proposals were written by Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace and voted on at the April 1 Mammoth Spring City Council meeting. According to the mayor, the proposals include volunteer fire department improvements including complete sets of turn-out gear helmets, coats, gloves, pants, boots hoods and radios. The total fire department request amounted to $35,100...
Koshkonong mayor gives citizens call information (04/10/02)
KOSHKONONG -- Recently re-elected Koshkonong Mayor Tome Lowe said in an interview he thanks all the residents of the city who supported him in his re-election campaign. He said he has heard some disturbing accusations about how he does his job as mayor. ...
Woman found dead at home (04/10/02)
A Hardy woman was found dead in her home by a neighbor after several unsuccessful attempts were made to contact her by telephone April 6. Law enforcement officers responded to a call from a neighbor who discovered 72-year-old Hazel Ann Martin lying on the floor of her home...
Candidates file in Fulton, Izard, Sharp counties (04/10/02)
Two incumbents have drawn challengers in the Democratic primary election for county office in Fulton County. John Rex Hall is challenging Fulton County Judge Curren Everett, and Barton Teague is challenging Calvin "Buster" Smith for Fulton County Collector...
Simmons rape trial postponed (04/10/02)
The rape trial of former Horseshoe Bend Treasurer Charles Simmons, slated for April 8, has been postponed after his attorney, Larry Kissee, filed a motion requesting a mental evaluation of Simmons to determine his fitness to stand trial. Simmons, 47, was charged in May 2001 with two counts of felony rape, a class Y felony. The Izard County Deputy Clerk said no order has been filed for a new trial date...
FBC of Cherokee Village slates revival April 14-17 (04/10/02)
First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village will hold revival services entitled, "Winning the Battle for the Heart: Biblical Insights into Spiritual Warfare" April 14-17.Evangelist will be Mike Henderson of Maple Grove Baptist Church in Trumann.The services will be at 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 14 (all services will be different) and at 7 p.m. each night through April 17.For more information call the church at 870-257-3112...
Ash Flat teen earns Eagle Scout status (04/10/02)
Andy Brandenburg of Ash Flat has completed the requirements for Eagle Scout, the highest honor bestowed by the Boy Scouts of America.Brandenburg joined Troop 67 of Cherokee Village in 1997. He is currently senior patrol leader. During his six years with the troop he has also held the offices of troop guide, chaplain aide, quartermaster, scribe and patrol leader.The Scout has attended summer camps and winter Klondikes at Camp Cedar Valley at Viola, and he served on staff at summer camp in 2000.He has earned 28 merit badges and has been inducted into the Order of the Arrow.For his Eagle project, Brandenburg organized a flag retirement ceremony at the Elks Lodge in Cherokee Village in the summer of 2001.Besides Scouting, Branden-burg is a volunteer fireman with the Hidden Valley/Highland Fire Department. ...
Officer to speak at MS church (04/10/02)
Ken Simpson, associate trust officer for the Arkansas-Louisiana Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, will speak at 11 a.m. April 13 at Mammoth Spring Seventh-day Adventist Church.The church is located at 5th and Archer in Mammoth Spring. Simpson's sermon title will be "Food for the Journey." Following the church services will be a vegetarian fellowship lunch...
Officer to speak at MS church (04/10/02)
Ken Simpson, associate trust officer for the Arkansas-Louisiana Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, will speak at 11 a.m. April 13 at Mammoth Spring Seventh-day Adventist Church.The church is located at 5th and Archer in Mammoth Spring. Simpson's sermon title will be "Food for the Journey." Following the church services will be a vegetarian fellowship lunch...
FBC of Cherokee Village slates revival April 14-17 (04/10/02)
First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village will hold revival services entitled, "Winning the Battle for the Heart: Biblical Insights into Spiritual Warfare" April 14-17.Evangelist will be Mike Henderson of Maple Grove Baptist Church in Trumann.The services will be at 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 14 (all services will be different) and at 7 p.m. each night through April 17.For more information call the church at 870-257-3112...
Ash Flat teen earns Eagle Scout status (04/10/02)
Andy Brandenburg of Ash Flat has completed the requirements for Eagle Scout, the highest honor bestowed by the Boy Scouts of America.Brandenburg joined Troop 67 of Cherokee Village in 1997. He is currently senior patrol leader. During his six years with the troop he has also held the offices of troop guide, chaplain aide, quartermaster, scribe and patrol leader.The Scout has attended summer camps and winter Klondikes at Camp Cedar Valley at Viola, and he served on staff at summer camp in 2000.He has earned 28 merit badges and has been inducted into the Order of the Arrow.For his Eagle project, Brandenburg organized a flag retirement ceremony at the Elks Lodge in Cherokee Village in the summer of 2001.Besides Scouting, Branden-burg is a volunteer fireman with the Hidden Valley/Highland Fire Department. ...
Greyhounds caught by Midland Mustangs (04/10/02)
The Salem Greyhounds traveled to Pleasant Plains on April 5 to take on the Midland Mustangs in non-conference baseball action. The Mustangs broke open a close game in the middle innings to emerge with a 10-6 victory. Midland logged the first run of the game in the home-half of the first inning...
Bearkatz Rush by Bears (04/10/02)
Elijah Rush worked seven innings, striking out nine and allowing one run to lead the Melbourne Bearkatz to a 4-1 victory over the Mammoth Spring Bears on April 4. The lone Bear run came in the third inning as Derek Todd slammed a solo home run over the left field fence...
Bearkatz rush by Mammoth Spring (04/10/02)
Elijah Rush worked seven innings, striking out nine and allowing one run to lead the Melbourne Bearkatz to a 4-1 victory over the Mammoth Spring Bears on April 4. The lone Bear run came in the third inning as Derek Todd slammed a solo home run over the left field fence...
Turkey video made in local area (04/10/02)
GLENCOE -- As spring turkey season arrived in northern Arkansas last week, so did a famous sportsman, Alex Rutledge from Birch Tree, Mo.Rutledge was in the area filming a turkey hunt in the Glencoe area for next year's volume seven Cutt-N-Strutt turkey video and hunted with local hunters Ray and Seth Martin. ...
Salem hosts archery state qualifiers (04/10/02)
On March 16-17 Salem was host to the first of six Archery Shooter's Associations 3-D archery state qualifiers. This is the second year the ASA tournaments have been held by Salem Archery Club at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. Fifty archers were in attendance on this chilly weekend, kicking off the ASA tournament qualifiers. ...
Greyhounds caught by Midland Mustangs (04/10/02)
The Salem Greyhounds traveled to Pleasant Plains on April 5 to take on the Midland Mustangs in non-conference baseball action. The Mustangs broke open a close game in the middle innings to emerge with a 10-6 victory. Midland logged the first run of the game in the home-half of the first inning...
Bearkatz Rush by Bears (04/10/02)
Elijah Rush worked seven innings, striking out nine and allowing one run to lead the Melbourne Bearkatz to a 4-1 victory over the Mammoth Spring Bears on April 4. The lone Bear run came in the third inning as Derek Todd slammed a solo home run over the left field fence...
Turkey video made in local area (04/10/02)
GLENCOE -- As spring turkey season arrived in northern Arkansas last week, so did a famous sportsman, Alex Rutledge from Birch Tree, Mo.Rutledge was in the area filming a turkey hunt in the Glencoe area for next year's volume seven Cutt-N-Strutt turkey video and hunted with local hunters Ray and Seth Martin. ...
Salem hosts archery state qualifiers (04/10/02)
On March 16-17 Salem was host to the first of six Archery Shooter's Associations 3-D archery state qualifiers. This is the second year the ASA tournaments have been held by Salem Archery Club at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. Fifty archers were in attendance on this chilly weekend, kicking off the ASA tournament qualifiers. ...
Bearkatz rush by Mammoth Spring (04/10/02)
Elijah Rush worked seven innings, striking out nine and allowing one run to lead the Melbourne Bearkatz to a 4-1 victory over the Mammoth Spring Bears on April 4. The lone Bear run came in the third inning as Derek Todd slammed a solo home run over the left field fence...
Aenon Anderson (04/10/02)
Aenon Anderson, 88, of Cave City, Ark., died Monday, April 1, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 31, 1913, at Straw-berry to Israel W. and Minnie Belle Milligan. She was a homemaker and a member of the Milligan Campground Cum-berland Presbyterian Church near Strawberry.Survivors include her husband, Leslie Anderson of the home; one son, James A. ...
Ernest H. Clark (04/10/02)
Ernest H. Clark, 97, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Monday, April 1, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 17, 1904, at Evening Shade to Jonathan G. and Lou (Duncan) Clark. He was a farmer and was of the Pentecostal faith.Survivors include three sons, Paul Franklin Clark of Pough-keepsie, Michael Jerry Clark and Douglas Ray Clark both of Paragould; four daughters, Gladys Ann Shirley of Paragould, Florence Ozella Campbell and Betty Jane Branch both of Evening Shade, and Caroline Jean Grigsby of Batesville; 33 grandchildren; 81 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Edith Marie (Easley) Clark; two sons, Charles Edward Clark and Johnny Wayne Clark; five brothers, Roe Clark, Claude Clark, Homer Clark, Virgil Clark and Earl Clark; three sisters, Myrtle Hawkins, Pearl Reed and Cilia Rogers; three grandsons, Steven Dwight Shirley, John Wayne Dillard and John Dale Dillard; two great-grandchildren, Paul Franklin Clark and an infant.Services were Thursday, April 4, 2002, at the Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with Bro. ...
Ray Robnett (04/10/02)
Ray Hilburn Robnett, 89, of West Plains, Mo. formerly of Alton, Mo. was born Feb. 17, 1913, in Salem, Mo., and died March 28, 2002, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains.Before moving to West Plains, he was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church for 40 years. ...
Myron King (04/10/02)
Myron Glenn King, 71, of Melbourne, son of the late Norma June Bankhead was born Dec. 31, 1930, in Bremmerton, Wash. He died March 28, 2002, at his home in Melbourne. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict, where he was a paratrooper. ...
Amiel Franks (04/10/02)
Amiel Franks, 79, of Ephrata, Wash., was born March 18, 1923, to William and Rose Strain, and died Monday, March 25, 2002, at a Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, after a long battle with cancer. He had many family and friends in the Salem, Ark. ...
Audie L. Sorrell (04/10/02)
Audie L. Sorrell, 95, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 2, 1907, in Myrtle, and died Sunday, March 28, 2002, at Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer. He was married to Tola Anna Chester Sept. 29, 1930, To this union eight children were born.Survivors include four sons and their wives, Leon and Jo Ann of Pea Ridge, Ark., Thomas and Myrtle of Thayer, Sam and Sharon of Bartlett, Kan., and Paul and Lynette of Verona, Mo.; one daughter and husband, Rebecca and Carl Shaffer of Eutawville, S.C.; 19 grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; and other relatives and church friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Eva (Roberts) Sorrell; his wife, Tola Anna (Chester) Sorrell; three children, Benny, Junior and Eva Lou; five grandchildren, Ruth Ann, Anna Mae, Vance Audie, Darin Ray, and Darik Lee; three great-grandchildren; five brothers and their wives, and one sister and her husband.Services were Monday, April 1, 2002, at the Church of God in Myrtle with Bro. ...
Thelma Ashbrook (04/10/02)
Thelma Lois Ratcliff Waggoner Ashbrook, 79, of Melbourne, daughter of the late Jessie and Mae Johnson Ratcliff was born March 13, 1923, in Minden, La. She died Thursday, March 28, 2002, in Batesville. She was married to John Ashbrook on August 21, 1999, at the Cornerstone Baptist Church. ...
Aline Selby (04/10/02)
Aline Selby, 83, of Kansas City, Mo. was born April 14, 1918, in Ash Flat, Ark., and died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at a North Kansas City Hospital. She lived the past 45 years in the Kansas City area. She was a devoted member of the Church of Christ; a faithful wife and loving mother. ...
Carl E. Coe (04/10/02)
Carl E. Coe, 49, son of the late Ruby Hobbs, was born March 5, 1953, in Wichita Falls, Texas, and died March 22, 2002, at West Plains. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in the Vietnam War. He was a laborer and worked in maintenance.Survivors include his wife, Clarice Ann of the home in Thayer; one daughter, Amanda Coe of Thayer; one son, Mark Welty and wife, Terri of West Plains; six sisters, Venita Butler and husband, Keith of Thayer, and his brother, Curt Butler, Charlene Carmargo of Washing- ton; Tonia Hobook of Scott City, Mo., Tonqua Shore of Piggott, Opal L. ...
Vera Powell (04/10/02)
Vera Phyllis Powell, 84, of Hammond, Ind., formerly of Ozark Acres, died Sunday, March 31, 2002, at her home in Hammond. She was born Nov. 29, 1917 in Ringgold County, Iowa, the daughter of the late Phillip Howard Morris and Ocea (McDanel) Morris. She was married to William Powell of Ozark Acres July 2, 1955, in Davenport, Iowa, He preceded her in death Feb. ...
Carl Bailey (04/10/02)
Carl William Bailey, 87, of Sidney, son of the late John and Dell Bailey was born June 28, 1914, in Dewitt, Ark. He died Sunday, March 31, 2002, in Batesville. He was married to Noba Ann Stroud on July 17, 1938, in Maxville, Ark. To this union five children were born. ...
Ralph Wegner (04/10/02)
Ralph Wegner, 76, of Horseshoe Bend who died Sunday, March 21, 2002. Memorial services have been scheduled for Thursday, April 4 at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Horseshoe Bend with Rev. Tews officiating. Memorials can be given to the Horseshoe Bend Library Building fund...
Lucille Lester (04/10/02)
Lucille Timm Lester, 73, of Calico Rock, daughter of the late Laverne Timm and Margaret Simpson Timm was born Sept. 11, 1928, in Ottawa, Mich. She died Friday, March 26, 2002. She was married to Arlis Lester June 20, 1955, in Landstuhl, Germany, and to this union three children were born. ...
Wilma Jean Hurtt (04/10/02)
Wilma Jean Hurtt, 55, daughter of Wilma Cherry and the late James Lee Cherry, was born May 21, 1946, in Thayer, Mo., and died Sunday, March 28, 2002, at West Plains, Mo., She was a homemaker, a devoted mother, grandmother, and daughter. She was a member of the Church of Christ.Survivors include three children, Ronald Hurtt, Jr., of Tupelo, Miss., Cynthia Bennett of Marmaduke, Ark., and Brian Hurtt of Thayer, Mo.; her mother, Wilma Cherry of Thayer, Mo.; three grandchilden, Amanda Johnson, Leslie Johnson, Jr., and Jacob Bennett; several aunts, uncles, cousins,a and many friends.Services were Monday, April 1, 2002, at 10 a.m. ...
Marvin Johnson (04/10/02)
Marvin Lewis Johnson, 86, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Edgar Paul and Flossie Iowa Broyles Johnson was born March 11, 1916, in Searsboro, Iowa. He died Monday, April 1, 2002 at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mtn. Home, Ark. He was married to Ruth Wilma Watson on April 18, 1941, at Crown Point, Ind., and to this union, five children were born. ...
Hearl Sherrell (04/10/02)
Hearl Edward Sherrell, 85, son of the late William Robert and Ollie Myrtle McCurley Sherrell, was born April 14, 1916, in Brockwell, Ark. He died Monday, April 1, 2002, in Melbourne. He was married to Mildred Davis and to this union five children were born. ...
Vera Powell (04/10/02)
Vera Phyllis Powell, 84, of Hammond, Ind., formerly of Ozark Acres, died Sunday, March 31, 2002, at her home in Hammond. She was born Nov. 29, 1917 in Ringgold County, Iowa, the daughter of the late Phillip Howard Morris and Ocea (McDanel) Morris. She was married to William Powell of Ozark Acres July 2, 1955, in Davenport, Iowa, He preceded her in death Feb. ...
Aenon Anderson (04/10/02)
Aenon Anderson, 88, of Cave City, Ark., died Monday, April 1, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 31, 1913, at Straw-berry to Israel W. and Minnie Belle Milligan. She was a homemaker and a member of the Milligan Campground Cum-berland Presbyterian Church near Strawberry.Survivors include her husband, Leslie Anderson of the home; one son, James A. ...
Carl E. Coe (04/10/02)
Carl E. Coe, 49, son of the late Ruby Hobbs, was born March 5, 1953, in Wichita Falls, Texas, and died March 22, 2002, at West Plains. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in the Vietnam War. He was a laborer and worked in maintenance.Survivors include his wife, Clarice Ann of the home in Thayer; one daughter, Amanda Coe of Thayer; one son, Mark Welty and wife, Terri of West Plains; six sisters, Venita Butler and husband, Keith of Thayer, and his brother, Curt Butler, Charlene Carmargo of Washing- ton; Tonia Hobook of Scott City, Mo., Tonqua Shore of Piggott, Opal L. ...
Thelma Ashbrook (04/10/02)
Thelma Lois Ratcliff Waggoner Ashbrook, 79, of Melbourne, daughter of the late Jessie and Mae Johnson Ratcliff was born March 13, 1923, in Minden, La. She died Thursday, March 28, 2002, in Batesville. She was married to John Ashbrook on August 21, 1999, at the Cornerstone Baptist Church. ...
Audie L. Sorrell (04/10/02)
Audie L. Sorrell, 95, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 2, 1907, in Myrtle, and died Sunday, March 28, 2002, at Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer. He was married to Tola Anna Chester Sept. 29, 1930, To this union eight children were born.Survivors include four sons and their wives, Leon and Jo Ann of Pea Ridge, Ark., Thomas and Myrtle of Thayer, Sam and Sharon of Bartlett, Kan., and Paul and Lynette of Verona, Mo.; one daughter and husband, Rebecca and Carl Shaffer of Eutawville, S.C.; 19 grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; and other relatives and church friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Eva (Roberts) Sorrell; his wife, Tola Anna (Chester) Sorrell; three children, Benny, Junior and Eva Lou; five grandchildren, Ruth Ann, Anna Mae, Vance Audie, Darin Ray, and Darik Lee; three great-grandchildren; five brothers and their wives, and one sister and her husband.Services were Monday, April 1, 2002, at the Church of God in Myrtle with Bro. ...
Myron King (04/10/02)
Myron Glenn King, 71, of Melbourne, son of the late Norma June Bankhead was born Dec. 31, 1930, in Bremmerton, Wash. He died March 28, 2002, at his home in Melbourne. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict, where he was a paratrooper. ...
Ray Robnett (04/10/02)
Ray Hilburn Robnett, 89, of West Plains, Mo. formerly of Alton, Mo. was born Feb. 17, 1913, in Salem, Mo., and died March 28, 2002, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains.Before moving to West Plains, he was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church for 40 years. ...
Amiel Franks (04/10/02)
Amiel Franks, 79, of Ephrata, Wash., was born March 18, 1923, to William and Rose Strain, and died Monday, March 25, 2002, at a Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, after a long battle with cancer. He had many family and friends in the Salem, Ark. ...
Ernest H. Clark (04/10/02)
Ernest H. Clark, 97, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Monday, April 1, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 17, 1904, at Evening Shade to Jonathan G. and Lou (Duncan) Clark. He was a farmer and was of the Pentecostal faith.Survivors include three sons, Paul Franklin Clark of Pough-keepsie, Michael Jerry Clark and Douglas Ray Clark both of Paragould; four daughters, Gladys Ann Shirley of Paragould, Florence Ozella Campbell and Betty Jane Branch both of Evening Shade, and Caroline Jean Grigsby of Batesville; 33 grandchildren; 81 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Edith Marie (Easley) Clark; two sons, Charles Edward Clark and Johnny Wayne Clark; five brothers, Roe Clark, Claude Clark, Homer Clark, Virgil Clark and Earl Clark; three sisters, Myrtle Hawkins, Pearl Reed and Cilia Rogers; three grandsons, Steven Dwight Shirley, John Wayne Dillard and John Dale Dillard; two great-grandchildren, Paul Franklin Clark and an infant.Services were Thursday, April 4, 2002, at the Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with Bro. ...
Aline Selby (04/10/02)
Aline Selby, 83, of Kansas City, Mo. was born April 14, 1918, in Ash Flat, Ark., and died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at a North Kansas City Hospital. She lived the past 45 years in the Kansas City area. She was a devoted member of the Church of Christ; a faithful wife and loving mother. ...
Lucille Lester (04/10/02)
Lucille Timm Lester, 73, of Calico Rock, daughter of the late Laverne Timm and Margaret Simpson Timm was born Sept. 11, 1928, in Ottawa, Mich. She died Friday, March 26, 2002. She was married to Arlis Lester June 20, 1955, in Landstuhl, Germany, and to this union three children were born. ...
Ralph Wegner (04/10/02)
Ralph Wegner, 76, of Horseshoe Bend who died Sunday, March 21, 2002. Memorial services have been scheduled for Thursday, April 4 at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Horseshoe Bend with Rev. Tews officiating. Memorials can be given to the Horseshoe Bend Library Building fund...
Wilma Jean Hurtt (04/10/02)
Wilma Jean Hurtt, 55, daughter of Wilma Cherry and the late James Lee Cherry, was born May 21, 1946, in Thayer, Mo., and died Sunday, March 28, 2002, at West Plains, Mo., She was a homemaker, a devoted mother, grandmother, and daughter. She was a member of the Church of Christ.Survivors include three children, Ronald Hurtt, Jr., of Tupelo, Miss., Cynthia Bennett of Marmaduke, Ark., and Brian Hurtt of Thayer, Mo.; her mother, Wilma Cherry of Thayer, Mo.; three grandchilden, Amanda Johnson, Leslie Johnson, Jr., and Jacob Bennett; several aunts, uncles, cousins,a and many friends.Services were Monday, April 1, 2002, at 10 a.m. ...
Marvin Johnson (04/10/02)
Marvin Lewis Johnson, 86, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Edgar Paul and Flossie Iowa Broyles Johnson was born March 11, 1916, in Searsboro, Iowa. He died Monday, April 1, 2002 at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mtn. Home, Ark. He was married to Ruth Wilma Watson on April 18, 1941, at Crown Point, Ind., and to this union, five children were born. ...
Carl Bailey (04/10/02)
Carl William Bailey, 87, of Sidney, son of the late John and Dell Bailey was born June 28, 1914, in Dewitt, Ark. He died Sunday, March 31, 2002, in Batesville. He was married to Noba Ann Stroud on July 17, 1938, in Maxville, Ark. To this union five children were born. ...
Hearl Sherrell (04/10/02)
Hearl Edward Sherrell, 85, son of the late William Robert and Ollie Myrtle McCurley Sherrell, was born April 14, 1916, in Brockwell, Ark. He died Monday, April 1, 2002, in Melbourne. He was married to Mildred Davis and to this union five children were born. ...
Wheeler, Dennis to wed (04/10/02)
Ms. Peggy Smith of Cody, Wyo., and Fredrick Wheeler of Kirksville, Mo., have an-nounced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jeanne Renee Wheel-er, to James R. Dennis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Dennis of Williford.The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Kirksville High School. ...
Wheeler, Dennis to wed (04/10/02)
Ms. Peggy Smith of Cody, Wyo., and Fredrick Wheeler of Kirksville, Mo., have an-nounced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jeanne Renee Wheel-er, to James R. Dennis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Dennis of Williford.The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Kirksville High School. ...
Johnsons to fete 60th anniversary (04/10/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Johnson of Ash Flat were married April 4, 1942, in St. Charles, Ill. They moved to Arkansas in 1970 when they built the ARK Center at Highland. They will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. April 13 at the VFW building in Highland. All family and friends are welcome. The couple requests no gifts...
Johnsons to fete 60th anniversary (04/10/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Johnson of Ash Flat were married April 4, 1942, in St. Charles, Ill. They moved to Arkansas in 1970 when they built the ARK Center at Highland. They will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. April 13 at the VFW building in Highland. All family and friends are welcome. The couple requests no gifts...
Boldly Going Nowhere (04/10/02)
Reality TV is about as close to reality as I am to winning Miss Congeniality in the next Miss America contest. Survivor IV on CBS is the latest in the Survivor series in which a bunch of "real" people are sent to a remote location, with very little food or equipment, where they attempt to "survive" in their new surroundings while being followed closely by cameramen and sound technicians who are probably trying very hard not to giggle...
Adjusting to an all-boy household (04/10/02)
Going from a multi-gender family to a single-gender family requires many adjustments for moms. When my daughters are home, the bathroom becomes carpeted with long hair, and bathroom drains need to be cleaned frequently. The countertop has to be scoured to remove residue from hair products that missed their intended target. But the room smells wonderful, and no clothes are littered over the floor when they are done...
From my Front Porch (04/10/02)
Sports have been an important part of my husband's life for most of his 48 years. He has coached almost every sport there is except maybe soccer, which he jokingly refers to as a "communist sport." This time of the year, he coaches high school baseball which means that for the next few months our family will be eating, drinking, and sleeping the apple pie of sports...
From my Front Porch (04/10/02)
Sports have been an important part of my husband's life for most of his 48 years. He has coached almost every sport there is except maybe soccer, which he jokingly refers to as a "communist sport." This time of the year, he coaches high school baseball which means that for the next few months our family will be eating, drinking, and sleeping the apple pie of sports...
Boldly Going Nowhere (04/10/02)
Reality TV is about as close to reality as I am to winning Miss Congeniality in the next Miss America contest. Survivor IV on CBS is the latest in the Survivor series in which a bunch of "real" people are sent to a remote location, with very little food or equipment, where they attempt to "survive" in their new surroundings while being followed closely by cameramen and sound technicians who are probably trying very hard not to giggle...
Adjusting to an all-boy household (04/10/02)
Going from a multi-gender family to a single-gender family requires many adjustments for moms. When my daughters are home, the bathroom becomes carpeted with long hair, and bathroom drains need to be cleaned frequently. The countertop has to be scoured to remove residue from hair products that missed their intended target. But the room smells wonderful, and no clothes are littered over the floor when they are done...