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Stories from Wednesday, April 17, 2002

Spring has sprung ... (04/17/02)
~DOGWOOD DAYS Dogwood trees all around the area are in full bloom after warm weather.
Fire totals Bend home (04/17/02)
Horseshoe Bend Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched April 10 to a house fire at 905 Hummingbird Lane. Connie Littleford and her two children were home at the time. According to a press release Littleford's daughter had fallen asleep downstairs watching television and was awakened by the sound of a crackling noise coming from the upstairs bedroom. She woke up her mother and brother and they were able to get their pets and some clothes before leaving the burning A-frame home...
Rains gets seven years (04/17/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- The man accused of killing Oregon County Chief Deputy Nathan Murphy last year has been sentenced to seven years in state prison and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine. Robert N. Rains, 24, of Ellenboro, N.C., appeared before Scott County Circuit Judge David Dolan April 11 in Scott County Circuit Court to be sentenced on charges of involuntary manslaughter. ...
County tourism plan ready to see (04/17/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Commission in conjunction with the Oregon County Action Group has received a grant from the United States Forest Service to contract with tourism specialist Glenn Weaver to develop a comprehensive tourism plan for the county. According to those involved the goal of this endeavor is to enhance the local economy by marketing the region better and increasing the revenue received from tourism...
Dogwood Daze features yard sales (04/17/02)
THAYER -- The Thayer and Mammoth Spring Chambers of Commerce have announced the annual city wide yard sales will be held in conjunction with Dogwood Daze May 4. The merchants of both cities are invited by the chambers to place special items on the sidewalks outside their businesses this day. ...
Tri-County Recycling Center reaches milestone (04/17/02)
Tri-County Recycling Center has reached a milestone, the processing of 1 million pounds of material in a single year, 2001. Although Tri-County actually reached the milestone last year, the announcement is being made this week to coincide with Earth Day, April 22, according to Sarah Sexton of the White River Regional Solid Waste Management District...
Hometown health marks one year (04/17/02)
The Fulton County Hometown Health Improvement meeting April 4 at the Orange Room of the North Arkansas Electric Co-op building marked the one-year anniversary of the coalition, Chairman Guy Smith said. Smith handed out certificates of appreciation to volunteers of the coalition for going the extra mile. He said, "We have been very fortunate with this coalition and with great leaders."...
Fulton court backs prayer (04/17/02)
The Fulton County Quorum Court passed Resolution No. 2002-6 urging all cities and counties across the United States to join in an effort to reinstate prayer in the public schools by passing similar resolutions and unite in a grassroots movement at its meeting April 8...
Alton HS ranks in Top 10 (04/17/02)
ALTON -- Alton High School Principal Ed Czerwonka said schools are constantly challenged to perform better. He said this includes administrators, teachers and students.In reviewing the date from the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP), the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has identified school buildings with the largest net increase in the combined percentage of students scoring proficient or advanced on the mathematics, communication arts, science and social studies assessments."The Missouri Department of Elementary and secondary Education has recognized Alton High School as being in the Top 10 "most improved" for increasing the combined percentage of students scoring in the proficient and advanced categories in science, grade 10, and social studies, grade 11," the principal said."Our teachers and staff are proud of the hard work and effort put forth by our students to obtain this status and exemplify great pride in our schools. ...
Two locals in SMSU theater (04/17/02)
AREA -- One of the most popular programs at Southwest Missouri State University-West Plains continues to thrive, thanks to the assistance of the 37th Judicial District Juvenile Office. The office which serves Oregon, Howell and Shannon counties has donated $5,472 in scholarship money this year to support students in the theater education program. ...
Highland chief still working (04/17/02)
The Highland police chief has turned in his resignation, but he is still on the job. After a lengthy discussion about Fred Waser's resignation, the Highland City Council voted April 9 to table the discussion until the next meeting. Councilman David Harris suggested waiting to either accept or reject the resignation until a date could be set for Waser's last day and pending legal ramifications of the COPS grant, including whether Highland is complying with the grant stipulations...
Gauge checks now at Alton (04/17/02)
ALTON -- Pressure canner gauges can be checked this year by the University Extension Office at Alton. As the season of home canning begins Extension officials said this is the perfect time for gauges to be tested. A properly functioning canner gauge shows that low-acid foods are being processed at the required temperature...
CRASHED (04/17/02)
The driver of this 1989 Freightliner, Michael Crews, 30, of Koshkonong received moderate injuries April 12 and was transported to OMC in West Plains by an Oregon County Ambulance. The accident happened at 10:25 a.m just across the Eleven Point Bridge on 142 East six miles west of Gatewood. Trooper Michael Hargus investigated the accident and said Crews ran off the road and overturned...
Buchanan acquitted (04/17/02)
Danny Buchanan of Salem was acquitted April 16 in the shooting death of his father. Circuit Judge John Dan Kemp, in a pretrial hearing at the Fulton County Courthouse, handed down the ruling, based on a forensic evaluation that determined Buchanan had no criminal intent in the shooting and suffered mental disease and defect. ...
Fire totals Bend home (04/17/02)
Horseshoe Bend Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched April 10 to a house fire at 905 Hummingbird Lane. Connie Littleford and her two children were home at the time. According to a press release Littleford's daughter had fallen asleep downstairs watching television and was awakened by the sound of a crackling noise coming from the upstairs bedroom. She woke up her mother and brother and they were able to get their pets and some clothes before leaving the burning A-frame home...
Tri-County Recycling Center reaches milestone (04/17/02)
Tri-County Recycling Center has reached a milestone, the processing of 1 million pounds of material in a single year, 2001. Although Tri-County actually reached the milestone last year, the announcement is being made this week to coincide with Earth Day, April 22, according to Sarah Sexton of the White River Regional Solid Waste Management District...
Hometown health marks one year (04/17/02)
The Fulton County Hometown Health Improvement meeting April 4 at the Orange Room of the North Arkansas Electric Co-op building marked the one-year anniversary of the coalition, Chairman Guy Smith said. Smith handed out certificates of appreciation to volunteers of the coalition for going the extra mile. He said, "We have been very fortunate with this coalition and with great leaders."...
Fulton court backs prayer (04/17/02)
The Fulton County Quorum Court passed Resolution No. 2002-6 urging all cities and counties across the United States to join in an effort to reinstate prayer in the public schools by passing similar resolutions and unite in a grassroots movement at its meeting April 8...
Rains gets seven years (04/17/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- The man accused of killing Oregon County Chief Deputy Nathan Murphy last year has been sentenced to seven years in state prison and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine. Robert N. Rains, 24, of Ellenboro, N.C., appeared before Scott County Circuit Judge David Dolan April 11 in Scott County Circuit Court to be sentenced on charges of involuntary manslaughter. ...
County tourism plan ready to see (04/17/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Commission in conjunction with the Oregon County Action Group has received a grant from the United States Forest Service to contract with tourism specialist Glenn Weaver to develop a comprehensive tourism plan for the county. According to those involved the goal of this endeavor is to enhance the local economy by marketing the region better and increasing the revenue received from tourism...
Spring has sprung ... (04/17/02)
~DOGWOOD DAYS Dogwood trees all around the area are in full bloom after warm weather.
Buchanan acquitted (04/17/02)
Danny Buchanan of Salem was acquitted April 16 in the shooting death of his father. Circuit Judge John Dan Kemp, in a pretrial hearing at the Fulton County Courthouse, handed down the ruling, based on a forensic evaluation that determined Buchanan had no criminal intent in the shooting and suffered mental disease and defect. ...
CRASHED (04/17/02)
The driver of this 1989 Freightliner, Michael Crews, 30, of Koshkonong received moderate injuries April 12 and was transported to OMC in West Plains by an Oregon County Ambulance. The accident happened at 10:25 a.m just across the Eleven Point Bridge on 142 East six miles west of Gatewood. Trooper Michael Hargus investigated the accident and said Crews ran off the road and overturned...
Gauge checks now at Alton (04/17/02)
ALTON -- Pressure canner gauges can be checked this year by the University Extension Office at Alton. As the season of home canning begins Extension officials said this is the perfect time for gauges to be tested. A properly functioning canner gauge shows that low-acid foods are being processed at the required temperature...
Highland chief still working (04/17/02)
The Highland police chief has turned in his resignation, but he is still on the job. After a lengthy discussion about Fred Waser's resignation, the Highland City Council voted April 9 to table the discussion until the next meeting. Councilman David Harris suggested waiting to either accept or reject the resignation until a date could be set for Waser's last day and pending legal ramifications of the COPS grant, including whether Highland is complying with the grant stipulations...
Two locals in SMSU theater (04/17/02)
AREA -- One of the most popular programs at Southwest Missouri State University-West Plains continues to thrive, thanks to the assistance of the 37th Judicial District Juvenile Office. The office which serves Oregon, Howell and Shannon counties has donated $5,472 in scholarship money this year to support students in the theater education program. ...
Alton HS ranks in Top 10 (04/17/02)
ALTON -- Alton High School Principal Ed Czerwonka said schools are constantly challenged to perform better. He said this includes administrators, teachers and students.In reviewing the date from the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP), the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has identified school buildings with the largest net increase in the combined percentage of students scoring proficient or advanced on the mathematics, communication arts, science and social studies assessments."The Missouri Department of Elementary and secondary Education has recognized Alton High School as being in the Top 10 "most improved" for increasing the combined percentage of students scoring in the proficient and advanced categories in science, grade 10, and social studies, grade 11," the principal said."Our teachers and staff are proud of the hard work and effort put forth by our students to obtain this status and exemplify great pride in our schools. ...
Dogwood Daze features yard sales (04/17/02)
THAYER -- The Thayer and Mammoth Spring Chambers of Commerce have announced the annual city wide yard sales will be held in conjunction with Dogwood Daze May 4. The merchants of both cities are invited by the chambers to place special items on the sidewalks outside their businesses this day. ...
Pleasant Valley EHC meets (04/17/02)
The Pleasant Valley EHC met at Emma Flynn's home April 11 with four members and two visitors, Carolyn Lewis and Alene Bates, present. President Hazel Pepper opened the meeting. Inspirational reading was a poem "Be Careful" of thoughts, words, actions, habits, character and destiny. ...
Pleasant Valley EHC meets (04/17/02)
The Pleasant Valley EHC met at Emma Flynn's home April 11 with four members and two visitors, Carolyn Lewis and Alene Bates, present. President Hazel Pepper opened the meeting. Inspirational reading was a poem "Be Careful" of thoughts, words, actions, habits, character and destiny. ...
120 boats sign up for Buddy Bass Tourney at Norfork (04/17/02)
One hundred and twenty boats have already signed up to fish the 17th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Benefit Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament that will be held May 11 on Norfork Lake.Launch site for the tournament is Lake Norfork Marina and Hotel, East of Mountain Home, on Highway 62 East.First place will win a Basscat bass boat and trailer.Second through 40th places will win cash and merchandise.Entry for the tournament is $60 per boat, with $5 of each entry going into the big bass pot.All fishermen are welcome to participate.For more information or entry forms, call Dan Singletary at 417-256-0055.All entry fees are tax-deductible.The 2001 tournament raised $17,000, bringing the total money raised through this event to $166,000.Over 620 fishermen competed in last year's tournament.. ...
Bearkatz claw way to 2002 2AA-North district golf title (04/17/02)
Coopers Hawk Golf Course in Melbourne was host to this year's 2AA-North District Golf Match on April 11.In action from the boy's side, the Melbourne Bearkatz won the championship for the seventh consecutive year.The Bearkatz outdistanced the second place team from Rural Special by 21 strokes.The ICC Cougars finished the match in third place.Melbourne's Jordan Davidson was the district medalist for the second straight year.Davidson eagled the par 5 number two with a 75-foot putt from the opposite side of the green.Davidson finished with a plus 4-76 on the day.Bearkatz Cody Moser shot a 78 and eagled the par 5 number two as well.Levi Taylor shot an 80, and Hunter Caraway 81 for Melbourne.Joe Hawkins paced the ICC team with an 84.Jessie Dockins shot a 91, and Josh Jackson 94 for the Cougars.In girls' action, the ICC Lady Cougars won the team title, with the Salem Lady Greyhounds taking second place.Laura Gaskins led ICC with a 59.Audra Yancey shot 62, and Danielle Chapman 67 for the Lady Cougars.The Lady Greyhounds were paced by Crystal Hodges with 61, Ashley Smith with 64, and Sara Wilder with 78.Individual medalist honors went to Morgan Haney of Mammoth Spring with a 53.. ...
Rod-n-reel roundup (04/17/02)
Lake NorforkJordan Marina reports that although the rising and falling water levels have knocked fishing for a loop, help is around the corner.On April 10, the Corps of Engineers cut fresh trees and dropped them on existing brush piles off the shore of the lake around Jordan. ...
Lake Norfork Marina to hold cystic fibrosis bass tourney (04/17/02)
One hundred and twenty boats have already signed up to fish the 17th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Benefit Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament that will be held May 11 on Norfork Lake.Launch site for the tournament is Lake Norfork Marina and Hotel, East of Mountain Home, on Highway 62 East.First place will win a Basscat bass boat and trailer.Second through 40th places will win cash and merchandise.Entry for the tournament is $60 per boat, with $5 of each entry going into the big bass pot.All fishermen are welcome to participate.For more information or entry forms, call Dan Singletary at 417-256-0055.All entry fees are tax-deductible.The 2001 tournament raised $17,000, bringing the total money raised through this event to $166,000.Over 620 fishermen competed in last year's tournament.. ...
Irgens' big day paves way for ICC (04/17/02)
The ICC Cougars blew past the Mammoth Spring Bears 10-3 on April 10, in large part due to a big day from ICC first baseman Shane Irgens. Irgens went four-for-four at the plate with one double, two stolen bases, and two runs scored for the Cougars. The Bears got to ICC starter Rex Burrow early in the first inning by manufacturing a pair of runs...
120 boats sign up for Buddy Bass Tourney at Norfork (04/17/02)
One hundred and twenty boats have already signed up to fish the 17th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Benefit Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament that will be held May 11 on Norfork Lake.Launch site for the tournament is Lake Norfork Marina and Hotel, East of Mountain Home, on Highway 62 East.First place will win a Basscat bass boat and trailer.Second through 40th places will win cash and merchandise.Entry for the tournament is $60 per boat, with $5 of each entry going into the big bass pot.All fishermen are welcome to participate.For more information or entry forms, call Dan Singletary at 417-256-0055.All entry fees are tax-deductible.The 2001 tournament raised $17,000, bringing the total money raised through this event to $166,000.Over 620 fishermen competed in last year's tournament.. ...
Bearkatz claw way to 2002 2AA-North district golf title (04/17/02)
Coopers Hawk Golf Course in Melbourne was host to this year's 2AA-North District Golf Match on April 11.In action from the boy's side, the Melbourne Bearkatz won the championship for the seventh consecutive year.The Bearkatz outdistanced the second place team from Rural Special by 21 strokes.The ICC Cougars finished the match in third place.Melbourne's Jordan Davidson was the district medalist for the second straight year.Davidson eagled the par 5 number two with a 75-foot putt from the opposite side of the green.Davidson finished with a plus 4-76 on the day.Bearkatz Cody Moser shot a 78 and eagled the par 5 number two as well.Levi Taylor shot an 80, and Hunter Caraway 81 for Melbourne.Joe Hawkins paced the ICC team with an 84.Jessie Dockins shot a 91, and Josh Jackson 94 for the Cougars.In girls' action, the ICC Lady Cougars won the team title, with the Salem Lady Greyhounds taking second place.Laura Gaskins led ICC with a 59.Audra Yancey shot 62, and Danielle Chapman 67 for the Lady Cougars.The Lady Greyhounds were paced by Crystal Hodges with 61, Ashley Smith with 64, and Sara Wilder with 78.Individual medalist honors went to Morgan Haney of Mammoth Spring with a 53.. ...
Rod-n-reel roundup (04/17/02)
Lake NorforkJordan Marina reports that although the rising and falling water levels have knocked fishing for a loop, help is around the corner.On April 10, the Corps of Engineers cut fresh trees and dropped them on existing brush piles off the shore of the lake around Jordan. ...
Lake Norfork Marina to hold cystic fibrosis bass tourney (04/17/02)
One hundred and twenty boats have already signed up to fish the 17th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Benefit Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament that will be held May 11 on Norfork Lake.Launch site for the tournament is Lake Norfork Marina and Hotel, East of Mountain Home, on Highway 62 East.First place will win a Basscat bass boat and trailer.Second through 40th places will win cash and merchandise.Entry for the tournament is $60 per boat, with $5 of each entry going into the big bass pot.All fishermen are welcome to participate.For more information or entry forms, call Dan Singletary at 417-256-0055.All entry fees are tax-deductible.The 2001 tournament raised $17,000, bringing the total money raised through this event to $166,000.Over 620 fishermen competed in last year's tournament.. ...
Irgens' big day paves way for ICC (04/17/02)
The ICC Cougars blew past the Mammoth Spring Bears 10-3 on April 10, in large part due to a big day from ICC first baseman Shane Irgens. Irgens went four-for-four at the plate with one double, two stolen bases, and two runs scored for the Cougars. The Bears got to ICC starter Rex Burrow early in the first inning by manufacturing a pair of runs...
Brody McKee (04/17/02)
Brad and Cathy McKee of Alton have announced the birth of their son, Brody Dale McKee, at 3:13 p.m. April 2, 2002, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long. He was welcomed by siblings, Chelsea, 12, and Hannah, 9.Grandparents are Howard and Verna Ridenour of Springfield, and Dale and Pat McKee of Willow Springs...
Katherine Newman (04/17/02)
Dana and Mike Newman have announced the birth of their daughter, Katherine Isabelle Ann Newman, March 20, 2002 in Conway. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Carrol and Faith Newman of Byron, and the late Mr. and Mrs. T.E. Downs.Her brothers are Jason and Cody, and her sister is Madeline...
Jonnathon Johnson (04/17/02)
Dean M. and Pamela S. Johnson of Thayer have announced the birth of their son, Jonnathon Alexander Johnson, at 12:55 p.m. March 30, 2002, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 1/2 ounces, and was 21 inches long. He was welcomed by his brother, Adam Michael Johnson, 4.Grandparents are Jack and Linda Lodrigue of Thayer...
Katherine Newman (04/17/02)
Dana and Mike Newman have announced the birth of their daughter, Katherine Isabelle Ann Newman, March 20, 2002 in Conway. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Carrol and Faith Newman of Byron, and the late Mr. and Mrs. T.E. Downs.Her brothers are Jason and Cody, and her sister is Madeline...
Jonnathon Johnson (04/17/02)
Dean M. and Pamela S. Johnson of Thayer have announced the birth of their son, Jonnathon Alexander Johnson, at 12:55 p.m. March 30, 2002, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 1/2 ounces, and was 21 inches long. He was welcomed by his brother, Adam Michael Johnson, 4.Grandparents are Jack and Linda Lodrigue of Thayer...
Brody McKee (04/17/02)
Brad and Cathy McKee of Alton have announced the birth of their son, Brody Dale McKee, at 3:13 p.m. April 2, 2002, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long. He was welcomed by siblings, Chelsea, 12, and Hannah, 9.Grandparents are Howard and Verna Ridenour of Springfield, and Dale and Pat McKee of Willow Springs...
Shea, Baker to wed (04/17/02)
Patrick and Joys Shea of Texarkana have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley, to J.T. Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Baker of Salem.The couple will exchange vows June 1 in Batesville.
Cunningham, Loving to unite in marriage (04/17/02)
David and Tammy Cunningham of Salem and Lou Loving of Mountain Home have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Tabitha Dawn Cunningham and Shawn Lane Loving, both of Mountain Home. The bride-elect works at First National Bank & Trust Co. The prospective groom works at Baxter Healthcare Corp. The wedding will be at 1 p.m. April 27 at First United Methodist Church. A reception will follow in the church parlor. All family and friends are invited to attend...
Martin, Dern to wed (04/17/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Hubertis Martin of Agnos have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Crystal Ann Martin, to John Ray Dern, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dern of Koshkonong, Mo.The bride-elect is a 1995 graduate of Highland High School and received a bachelor's degree from Williams Baptist College in 2001. ...
Rhoads, Rega slate nuptials (04/17/02)
Steve Rhoads of Ash Flat and Joyce Owens of West Plains have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Mindy Rhoads, to Ryan Rega, son of Ken and Louise Rega of Agnos. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Cleo Rhoads of Ash Flat, Euline Courtwright of Ash Flat and Lola Flynn of Ash Flat. ...
Cunningham, Loving to unite in marriage (04/17/02)
David and Tammy Cunningham of Salem and Lou Loving of Mountain Home have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Tabitha Dawn Cunningham and Shawn Lane Loving, both of Mountain Home. The bride-elect works at First National Bank & Trust Co. The prospective groom works at Baxter Healthcare Corp. The wedding will be at 1 p.m. April 27 at First United Methodist Church. A reception will follow in the church parlor. All family and friends are invited to attend...
Rhoads, Rega slate nuptials (04/17/02)
Steve Rhoads of Ash Flat and Joyce Owens of West Plains have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Mindy Rhoads, to Ryan Rega, son of Ken and Louise Rega of Agnos. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Cleo Rhoads of Ash Flat, Euline Courtwright of Ash Flat and Lola Flynn of Ash Flat. ...
Shea, Baker to wed (04/17/02)
Patrick and Joys Shea of Texarkana have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley, to J.T. Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Baker of Salem.The couple will exchange vows June 1 in Batesville.
Martin, Dern to wed (04/17/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Hubertis Martin of Agnos have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Crystal Ann Martin, to John Ray Dern, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dern of Koshkonong, Mo.The bride-elect is a 1995 graduate of Highland High School and received a bachelor's degree from Williams Baptist College in 2001. ...
Combses to fete 50 years (04/17/02)
Lawrence and Loretta Combs of Thayer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. April 20 at Clifton Freewill Baptist Church. Hosts for the event will be their children and grandchildren. All family and friends are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts...
Souths to mark 50 years (04/17/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy South of Ravenden will celebrate their 50th anniversary April 27 at Biggers Bed & Breakfast in Hardy from 2 to 4 p.m. The B&B is located 8/10 mile north on Highway 63 past McDonald's. Mr. South is a retired glazier from Memphis, and Mrs. ...
Souths to mark 50 years (04/17/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy South of Ravenden will celebrate their 50th anniversary April 27 at Biggers Bed & Breakfast in Hardy from 2 to 4 p.m. The B&B is located 8/10 mile north on Highway 63 past McDonald's. Mr. South is a retired glazier from Memphis, and Mrs. ...
Combses to fete 50 years (04/17/02)
Lawrence and Loretta Combs of Thayer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. April 20 at Clifton Freewill Baptist Church. Hosts for the event will be their children and grandchildren. All family and friends are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts...
Accusations should be deep-sixed (04/17/02)
Well, they did it again. american rivers, a Washington D.C. environmental group, labeled the Missouri River the most endangered river in america. This is not the first time they have made this claim, and this is not the first time their powerful statement, no matter how inaccurate, received widespread media attention...
From my Front Porch (04/17/02)
I am incredibly gifted at losing things, except for weight, that is. I have lost books and keys, billfolds and purses, and even the occasional child. Wal-Mart has had to put out an APB for a Madden kid on more than one occasion, and then there is the Madden kid who has put out an APB for mom...
Accusations should be deep-sixed (04/17/02)
Well, they did it again. american rivers, a Washington D.C. environmental group, labeled the Missouri River the most endangered river in america. This is not the first time they have made this claim, and this is not the first time their powerful statement, no matter how inaccurate, received widespread media attention...
From my Front Porch (04/17/02)
I am incredibly gifted at losing things, except for weight, that is. I have lost books and keys, billfolds and purses, and even the occasional child. Wal-Mart has had to put out an APB for a Madden kid on more than one occasion, and then there is the Madden kid who has put out an APB for mom...