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Stories from Thursday, May 30, 2002

Couch student shadows representative (05/30/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Couch High School junior Ashley Hensley participated in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Legislative Job Shadowing Project this past month at the state capitol in Jefferson City. After attending a conference on community advocacy on Monday of the trip, Hensley spent the most of the next day job shadowing state Rep. ...
Three-vehicle accident leaves several injured accident leaves several injured (05/30/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A three-vehicle accident just south of Mammoth Spring May 23 left several area residents with injuries, including a Mammoth Spring mother and her daughter. According to an accident report from the Mammoth Spring Police Department, the accident occurred at 9:43 a.m. on Highway 63 and Music Hall Road...
Fulton Judge: Experience did it (05/30/02)
Fulton County Judge Curren Everett breathed easier Tuesday night after defeating challenger John Rex Hall by a sizeable margin May 21 in the Democratic primary 1,376 votes to 677. Everett said he believed his qualifications as county judge for the past 11 years made a difference with the voters. He said, "Experience did it."...
Koshkonong School receives A+ designation (05/30/02)
KOSHKONONG-- Koshkonong High School received A+ designation April 18 with a vote of the Missouri State School Board at their meeting in Jefferson City. Thirty-three schools over the state received designation that day including the Thayer School District in Oregon County...
Man charged with altering prescription (05/30/02)
A former Viola resident was arrested in Salem May 20 after he allegedly altered three drug prescriptions by changing the prescriptions from antibiotics to a controlled substance. After relocating to Mountain Home, Carl Jay Wright, 26, received medical treatment in the emergency room at Baxter Regional Medical Center on three separate occasions in May at which time he received prescriptions for antibiotics, said Salem Police Chief Albert Roork...
Man drowns in Spring River in Spring River (05/30/02)
A body was recovered in the Spring River approximately nine miles south of Mammoth Spring on Memorial Day by a diver from the Highland Dive Team. Rodney Allen Minton, 23, of Jonesboro was the victim of an apparent drowning accident after he and a friend, Christopher Erwin, went swimming in the Spring River by Perkins Cabin. The pair became separated in the river's current May 26, said Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz...
OC makes flooding assistance list (05/30/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Residents of Oregon County are among the residents of 19 counties in southern Missouri now eligible to apply for individual assistance due to severe flooding that occurred in the area during the month of May. Gov. Bob Holden announced May 21 that the 19 counties had been approved for the individual assistance. ...
Jonesboro man drowns in Spring River (05/30/02)
A body was recovered in the Spring River approximately nine miles south of Mammoth Spring on Memorial Day by a diver from the Highland Dive Team. Rodney Allen Minton, 23, of Jonesboro was the apparent victim of a drowning accident after he and a friend, Christopher Erwin, went swimming in Spring River by Perkins Cabin. The pair became separated in the river's current May 26, said Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz...
Salem questioned about spreading sludge (05/30/02)
Angry residents voiced their disapproval to the Salem City Council May 23 and requested a written letter from Mayor Gary Clayton guaranteeing the sludge their children will be exposed to is 100 percent safe. The city has applied for an application to spread sludge over an area of land on Highway 9 in Salem...
Salem questioned about spreading sludge (05/30/02)
Angry residents voiced their disapproval to the Salem City Council May 23 and requested a written letter from Mayor Gary Clayton guaranteeing the sludge their children will be exposed to is 100 percent safe. The city has applied for an application to spread sludge over an area of land on Highway 9 in Salem...
Jonesboro man drowns in Spring River (05/30/02)
A body was recovered in the Spring River approximately nine miles south of Mammoth Spring on Memorial Day by a diver from the Highland Dive Team. Rodney Allen Minton, 23, of Jonesboro was the apparent victim of a drowning accident after he and a friend, Christopher Erwin, went swimming in Spring River by Perkins Cabin. The pair became separated in the river's current May 26, said Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz...
Koshkonong School receives A+ designation (05/30/02)
KOSHKONONG-- Koshkonong High School received A+ designation April 18 with a vote of the Missouri State School Board at their meeting in Jefferson City. Thirty-three schools over the state received designation that day including the Thayer School District in Oregon County...
Three-vehicle accident leaves several injured accident leaves several injured (05/30/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A three-vehicle accident just south of Mammoth Spring May 23 left several area residents with injuries, including a Mammoth Spring mother and her daughter. According to an accident report from the Mammoth Spring Police Department, the accident occurred at 9:43 a.m. on Highway 63 and Music Hall Road...
Man drowns in Spring River in Spring River (05/30/02)
A body was recovered in the Spring River approximately nine miles south of Mammoth Spring on Memorial Day by a diver from the Highland Dive Team. Rodney Allen Minton, 23, of Jonesboro was the victim of an apparent drowning accident after he and a friend, Christopher Erwin, went swimming in the Spring River by Perkins Cabin. The pair became separated in the river's current May 26, said Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz...
Man charged with altering prescription (05/30/02)
A former Viola resident was arrested in Salem May 20 after he allegedly altered three drug prescriptions by changing the prescriptions from antibiotics to a controlled substance. After relocating to Mountain Home, Carl Jay Wright, 26, received medical treatment in the emergency room at Baxter Regional Medical Center on three separate occasions in May at which time he received prescriptions for antibiotics, said Salem Police Chief Albert Roork...
OC makes flooding assistance list (05/30/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Residents of Oregon County are among the residents of 19 counties in southern Missouri now eligible to apply for individual assistance due to severe flooding that occurred in the area during the month of May. Gov. Bob Holden announced May 21 that the 19 counties had been approved for the individual assistance. ...
Fulton Judge: Experience did it (05/30/02)
Fulton County Judge Curren Everett breathed easier Tuesday night after defeating challenger John Rex Hall by a sizeable margin May 21 in the Democratic primary 1,376 votes to 677. Everett said he believed his qualifications as county judge for the past 11 years made a difference with the voters. He said, "Experience did it."...
Couch student shadows representative (05/30/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Couch High School junior Ashley Hensley participated in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Legislative Job Shadowing Project this past month at the state capitol in Jefferson City. After attending a conference on community advocacy on Monday of the trip, Hensley spent the most of the next day job shadowing state Rep. ...
Busch graduates from specialist course (05/30/02)
Army National Guard Pfc. Daniel D. Busch has graduated from the field services specialist course at Fort Lee in Petersburg, Va. The new Army military occupational specialty is a combination of the laundry and shower specialist and the fabric repair specialist. Busch is the son of Pam and Danny Busch of Mammoth Spring and is a 1999 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School...
Busch graduates from specialist course (05/30/02)
Army National Guard Pfc. Daniel D. Busch has graduated from the field services specialist course at Fort Lee in Petersburg, Va. The new Army military occupational specialty is a combination of the laundry and shower specialist and the fabric repair specialist. Busch is the son of Pam and Danny Busch of Mammoth Spring and is a 1999 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School...
Officers plan increased presence on Spring River (05/30/02)
It's an annual holiday pilgrimage for many north central Arkansas residents as they flock to the cool waters of the Spring River. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife officers are also making plans as the calender turns to summer. According to wildlife officer Lt. Steve Taylor, plans are to bring in several wildlife officers from other parts of the state to help in patrolling the Spring River in Fulton and Sharp counties during the summer's holiday weekends...
Turkey hunting brings big bucks to Missouri (05/30/02)
With some Missouri companies laying off employees and state government in a budget crunch, you might think that the outcome of the state's spring turkey season would be of little economic interest. You would be wrong. The lusty cry of the wild turkey gobbler pumps tens of millions of dollars into the state economy each year...
Officers plan increased presence on Spring River (05/30/02)
It's an annual holiday pilgrimage for many north central Arkansas residents as they flock to the cool waters of the Spring River. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife officers are also making plans as the calender turns to summer. According to wildlife officer Lt. Steve Taylor, plans are to bring in several wildlife officers from other parts of the state to help in patrolling the Spring River in Fulton and Sharp counties during the summer's holiday weekends...
Turkey hunting brings big bucks to Missouri (05/30/02)
With some Missouri companies laying off employees and state government in a budget crunch, you might think that the outcome of the state's spring turkey season would be of little economic interest. You would be wrong. The lusty cry of the wild turkey gobbler pumps tens of millions of dollars into the state economy each year...
Williams, McElveen wed (05/30/02)
Aimee Beth Williams and Charles Graham McElveen were married May 18, 2002, at First United Methodist Church in Marion, S.C., Rev. Dennis Lee officiated. A reception followed at Dusty Hills Country Club.The bride is the daughter of Vanessa Kay Williams of Memphis, and Mr. ...
Williams, McElveen wed (05/30/02)
Aimee Beth Williams and Charles Graham McElveen were married May 18, 2002, at First United Methodist Church in Marion, S.C., Rev. Dennis Lee officiated. A reception followed at Dusty Hills Country Club.The bride is the daughter of Vanessa Kay Williams of Memphis, and Mr. ...
Cooper, Saunders to exchange vows (05/30/02)
Dr. and Mrs. Charles M. Cooper of Oxford have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Brook Cooper, to Sean McRae Saunders, son of Mr. and Mrs. John McRae Saunders of North Palm Beach, Fla.Then couple will exchange vows at 7:30 p.m. June 14 at Oxford Church of Christ. ...
Cooper, Saunders to exchange vows (05/30/02)
Dr. and Mrs. Charles M. Cooper of Oxford have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Brook Cooper, to Sean McRae Saunders, son of Mr. and Mrs. John McRae Saunders of North Palm Beach, Fla.Then couple will exchange vows at 7:30 p.m. June 14 at Oxford Church of Christ. ...
Darks to fete 50 years (05/30/02)
In honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of the Rev. and Mrs. Dewey Dark, the children and grandchildren of the couple will hold a drop-in reception from 2 to 5 p.m. June 2 at the Darks' home at 26 Apopka Trace in Cherokee Village.
Darks to fete 50 years (05/30/02)
In honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of the Rev. and Mrs. Dewey Dark, the children and grandchildren of the couple will hold a drop-in reception from 2 to 5 p.m. June 2 at the Darks' home at 26 Apopka Trace in Cherokee Village.
From my Front Porch (05/30/02)
When you are a wife and mom, doing anything alone generally is not an option. Gracious, occupying your own private residential restroom facilities solo for more than one or two minutes at a time is considered a luxury by most moms. For a few days this past week, I had the opportunity to spend some extended quality time by myself and, to be quite frank, it was nice. Don't get me wrong; I love my family dearly, but a little solitude can be good for a mom's soul...
Boldly Going Nowhere (05/30/02)
In 1973, the Supreme Court declared the death penalty to be unconstitutional. In 1976, the death penalty was reinstated. Since then 767 people have been executed. During that same period, 100 death-row inmates have been exonerated, primarily because DNA evidence has proven conclusively that they were innocent. Statistically, this means that for every seven executions since 1976, one other inmate on death row has been found innocent...
Boldly Going Nowhere (05/30/02)
In 1973, the Supreme Court declared the death penalty to be unconstitutional. In 1976, the death penalty was reinstated. Since then 767 people have been executed. During that same period, 100 death-row inmates have been exonerated, primarily because DNA evidence has proven conclusively that they were innocent. Statistically, this means that for every seven executions since 1976, one other inmate on death row has been found innocent...
From my Front Porch (05/30/02)
When you are a wife and mom, doing anything alone generally is not an option. Gracious, occupying your own private residential restroom facilities solo for more than one or two minutes at a time is considered a luxury by most moms. For a few days this past week, I had the opportunity to spend some extended quality time by myself and, to be quite frank, it was nice. Don't get me wrong; I love my family dearly, but a little solitude can be good for a mom's soul...