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Stories from Thursday, May 9, 2002

Man flees, faces charges in Izard, Baxter (05/09/02)
Bond has been set at $100,000 for a Forrest City man who faces 10 charges in Izard and Baxter counties following a chase that resulted in injuries to a reserve officer and damage to three police patrol units. Robert Simmons, 51, remains in custody at the Baxter County jail...
NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER (05/09/02)
May 2 was observed as the National Day of Prayer across the country including Oregon County. Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren said the observance first began nationwide in 1952 and courthouse officials have observed it for many years. Warren and his brother, Clifford Warren, sang a couple of gospel and patriotic songs. ...
Accident injures Thayer woman (05/09/02)
THAYER -- A Thayer woman received moderate injuries in an accident just north of Thayer May 1 and was taken by ambulance to Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. According to officials with Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred five miles north of Thayer on Highway 63 and involved four vehicles...
Health Fair coming to Shady Oaks (05/09/02)
THAYER -- Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer will sponsor a Health Fair and Blood Drive May 15 from 1 to 5 p.m. Nearly 30 business from around the area will participate in the afternoon event. Some of the local businesses that will be at the fair include: Palace Drug, Dr. ...
Tally Ho, Hill Top motels purchased (05/09/02)
THAYER -- Local businessman Bob Crase has purchased two familiar businesses in Thayer and hopes to have the doors open to the motels in the near future. Bob and Linda Crase, owners of Mammoth Spring Tobacco, purchased the Tally Ho and Hill Top motels in early March. Both motels are located on Highway 19 in Thayer and have sat empty for the past three years...
Stolen golf equipment recovered (05/09/02)
A juvenile was arrested and charged with stealing over $10,000 in merchandise from the Horseshoe Bend MRID golf course maintenance shed May 2. A golf cart valued at $5,700, a set of Ping golf clubs valued at $4,635, numerous plastic jugs, gas cans and 29 gallons of gasoline were among items missing during a burglary the night before...
Man charged with terroristic threatening (05/09/02)
A Gepp man has been charged with terroristic threatening involving an incident with his 10-year-old son May 1. A family member called the Fulton County Sheriff's Office and reported that James Hefley, 34, was threatening to cause bodily harm to his son...
Stolen golf equipment recovered (05/09/02)
A juvenile was arrested and charged with stealing over $10,000 in merchandise from the Horseshoe Bend MRID golf course maintenance shed May 2. A golf cart valued at $5,700, a set of Ping golf clubs valued at $4,635, numerous plastic jugs, gas cans and 29 gallons of gasoline were among items missing during a burglary the night before...
Man flees, faces charges in Izard, Baxter (05/09/02)
Bond has been set at $100,000 for a Forrest City man who faces 10 charges in Izard and Baxter counties following a chase that resulted in injuries to a reserve officer and damage to three police patrol units. Robert Simmons, 51, remains in custody at the Baxter County jail...
Tally Ho, Hill Top motels purchased (05/09/02)
THAYER -- Local businessman Bob Crase has purchased two familiar businesses in Thayer and hopes to have the doors open to the motels in the near future. Bob and Linda Crase, owners of Mammoth Spring Tobacco, purchased the Tally Ho and Hill Top motels in early March. Both motels are located on Highway 19 in Thayer and have sat empty for the past three years...
Health Fair coming to Shady Oaks (05/09/02)
THAYER -- Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer will sponsor a Health Fair and Blood Drive May 15 from 1 to 5 p.m. Nearly 30 business from around the area will participate in the afternoon event. Some of the local businesses that will be at the fair include: Palace Drug, Dr. ...
Accident injures Thayer woman (05/09/02)
THAYER -- A Thayer woman received moderate injuries in an accident just north of Thayer May 1 and was taken by ambulance to Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. According to officials with Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred five miles north of Thayer on Highway 63 and involved four vehicles...
NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER (05/09/02)
May 2 was observed as the National Day of Prayer across the country including Oregon County. Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren said the observance first began nationwide in 1952 and courthouse officials have observed it for many years. Warren and his brother, Clifford Warren, sang a couple of gospel and patriotic songs. ...
Man charged with terroristic threatening (05/09/02)
A Gepp man has been charged with terroristic threatening involving an incident with his 10-year-old son May 1. A family member called the Fulton County Sheriff's Office and reported that James Hefley, 34, was threatening to cause bodily harm to his son...
Two women inducted into WBC Alpha Chi (05/09/02)
Carrie Osborne of Cherokee Village and Carrie Shell of Evening Shade have been inducted into Alpha Chi, the National College Honor Scholarship Society, at Williams Baptist College. The induction was held in April at WBC's Academic Awards Banquet.Alpha Chi admits members from all academic disciplines who are in the top 10 percent of their junior and senior classes. ...
Tosh, Circle wed (05/09/02)
The oceanside pier at the Royal Bahamian Resort of Nassau was the setting March 12 for the double ring wedding ceremony uniting Bethany Allison Tosh and Nathan William Circle in marriage.The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Tosh of Jonesboro. ...
Two women inducted into WBC Alpha Chi (05/09/02)
Carrie Osborne of Cherokee Village and Carrie Shell of Evening Shade have been inducted into Alpha Chi, the National College Honor Scholarship Society, at Williams Baptist College. The induction was held in April at WBC's Academic Awards Banquet.Alpha Chi admits members from all academic disciplines who are in the top 10 percent of their junior and senior classes. ...
Tosh, Circle wed (05/09/02)
The oceanside pier at the Royal Bahamian Resort of Nassau was the setting March 12 for the double ring wedding ceremony uniting Bethany Allison Tosh and Nathan William Circle in marriage.The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Tosh of Jonesboro. ...
Taylor overpowers Horatio (05/09/02)
The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz rode a complete game from starter Megan Taylor to a 9-3 victory over the Horatio Lady Lions in the first round of the Class A-AA Fast Pitch Softball State Tournament on May 4. Taylor claimed the field at the Sherwood Sports Complex as her own as she didn't allow a Lady Lion past first base until the fifth inning...
Viola Lady Longhorns find Ridge too high (05/09/02)
The Viola Lady Longhorns traveled to Sherwood to take on the Pea Ridge Lady Blackhawks in the first round of the State A-AA Fast Pitch Softball Tournament on May 4. A big third inning by the Class AA Lady Blackhawks was answered by an equally big fifth inning for the Class A Lady Longhorns, but was not enough to stave off a 6-5 Pea Ridge victory...
Gov. launches anti-littering campaign (05/09/02)
While some Missourians were celebrating Earth Day on the Capitol lawn, Gov. Bob Holden appropriately pitched Missouri's first statewide anti-litter campaign. Hip television ads, an interactive Web site and a video contest offering cash prizes will target Missouri youth."No MOre Trash!" is the campaign slogan, which initially will target the age group research shows is most likely to litter-16 to 24 year olds. ...
Precautions can slow boat theft (05/09/02)
Recreational boats are popular targets for thieves in Missouri and all over the nation, but simple steps deter most of them.Statistics show that nationwide, only one in 10 stolen boats are ever recovered.The National Association of Marine Investigators offers the following tips and precautions to help deter would-be thieves from helping themselves to your property.1. ...
Outlook for Missouri spring turkey season is encouraging (05/09/02)
Where do you go from "phenomenal"? In the case of Missouri turkey hunting, you go to "phenomenal again."Mike Hubbard, turkey biologist for the Missouri Department of Conservation, says Show-Me State turkey hunters are headed for another terrific spring turkey hunting season. ...
Precautions can slow boat theft (05/09/02)
Recreational boats are popular targets for thieves in Missouri and all over the nation, but simple steps deter most of them.Statistics show that nationwide, only one in 10 stolen boats are ever recovered.The National Association of Marine Investigators offers the following tips and precautions to help deter would-be thieves from helping themselves to your property.1. ...
Gov. launches anti-littering campaign (05/09/02)
While some Missourians were celebrating Earth Day on the Capitol lawn, Gov. Bob Holden appropriately pitched Missouri's first statewide anti-litter campaign. Hip television ads, an interactive Web site and a video contest offering cash prizes will target Missouri youth."No MOre Trash!" is the campaign slogan, which initially will target the age group research shows is most likely to litter-16 to 24 year olds. ...
Viola Lady Longhorns find Ridge too high (05/09/02)
The Viola Lady Longhorns traveled to Sherwood to take on the Pea Ridge Lady Blackhawks in the first round of the State A-AA Fast Pitch Softball Tournament on May 4. A big third inning by the Class AA Lady Blackhawks was answered by an equally big fifth inning for the Class A Lady Longhorns, but was not enough to stave off a 6-5 Pea Ridge victory...
Taylor overpowers Horatio (05/09/02)
The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz rode a complete game from starter Megan Taylor to a 9-3 victory over the Horatio Lady Lions in the first round of the Class A-AA Fast Pitch Softball State Tournament on May 4. Taylor claimed the field at the Sherwood Sports Complex as her own as she didn't allow a Lady Lion past first base until the fifth inning...
Outlook for Missouri spring turkey season is encouraging (05/09/02)
Where do you go from "phenomenal"? In the case of Missouri turkey hunting, you go to "phenomenal again."Mike Hubbard, turkey biologist for the Missouri Department of Conservation, says Show-Me State turkey hunters are headed for another terrific spring turkey hunting season. ...
McCollum, Prescott to marry (05/09/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Rob McCollum of Jonesboro have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Katherine "Katie" Alice McCollum, to Mr. Michael Keith Prescott of Jonesboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Prescott of Ravenden.The bride-elect's grandparents are Mr. ...
McCollum, Prescott to marry (05/09/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Rob McCollum of Jonesboro have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Katherine "Katie" Alice McCollum, to Mr. Michael Keith Prescott of Jonesboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Prescott of Ravenden.The bride-elect's grandparents are Mr. ...
A Girl On A Mission (05/09/02)
Last Wednesday I woke up in a great mood. I was full of energy. Birds were chirping. Flowers were blooming. The day was pretty: the sun was shining, and a cool breeze ran across my face. Life was good. Laughter was in the air. It was an almost perfect day. Almost...
Boldly Going Nowhere (05/09/02)
When I was a junior in high school, back when dinosaurs were roaming the earth, I tried out for the track team. Obviously, it wasn't to impress the babes. The only ones who attended track meets in those days were the participants, the coaches and stray dogs. I think it was just one of those things I did to prove something to myself...
From my Front Porch (05/09/02)
Isn't it nice when a friend who is moving decides you are a likely candidate for taking possession of some bargain basement priced stuff? Lucky for me the other day one such friend called. "I hope you don't think I'm just dumping my junk on you, but I've got a few things you might be interested in," he said...
From my Front Porch (05/09/02)
Isn't it nice when a friend who is moving decides you are a likely candidate for taking possession of some bargain basement priced stuff? Lucky for me the other day one such friend called. "I hope you don't think I'm just dumping my junk on you, but I've got a few things you might be interested in," he said...
A Girl On A Mission (05/09/02)
Last Wednesday I woke up in a great mood. I was full of energy. Birds were chirping. Flowers were blooming. The day was pretty: the sun was shining, and a cool breeze ran across my face. Life was good. Laughter was in the air. It was an almost perfect day. Almost...
Boldly Going Nowhere (05/09/02)
When I was a junior in high school, back when dinosaurs were roaming the earth, I tried out for the track team. Obviously, it wasn't to impress the babes. The only ones who attended track meets in those days were the participants, the coaches and stray dogs. I think it was just one of those things I did to prove something to myself...