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Stories from Thursday, June 13, 2002

RAISING THE FLAG (06/13/02)
Chase Brewer and Zack Ary were found early one morning last week raising the Missouri and United States Flags before the beginning of a fun-filled day of summer school. Flag Day will be observed across the country June 14.
Henry Boyce vs. Stewart Lambert (06/13/02)
Henry Boyce of Newport defeated Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Stewart Lambert in Tuesday's run off election. Boyce captured 61 percent of the vote with at total of 5,469 votes. Lambert received 3,483 votes. The Third Judicial District consists of Sharp, Jackson, Lawrence and Randolph counties. ...
Reception set for Thayer import (06/13/02)
THAYER -- About a year ago, the little town of Thayer received a visitor. She came unsure of her new environment, and we accepted her, not really knowing much about her. Hanna Steger is this year's senior foreign exchange student. She resides with Fred and Dionne Komm and their son Nickolas. Hanna, originally from Kierspe, Germany, experienced a change in family status. In "Deutchland" she was the youngest of three siblings, but now she plays the part of big sister to Nick...
Health department offers FEMA drink (06/13/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County residents who qualify can now receive a vitamin enriched nutritional energy drink, Boost Plus, at the Oregon County Health Department free of charge. According to health department director Shelia Russell, a questionnaire must be filled out to show nutritional need for Boost Plus. ...
Domestic abuse charges filed on Alton man (06/13/02)
ALTON -- An Alton man was arrested last week on charges of felony domestic assault and felony abuse of a child. Jerry D. Cook, 31, of Alton is charged with trying to choke Ashlee Privette on April 17 and with inflicting cruel and inhuman punishment on a 2-year old child, hitting the child in the head and in the body. The charge also adds that Cook allegedly threw the child while the child was in a car seat...
Signs, sidewalks vandalized (06/13/02)
THAYER - Officers with the Thayer Police Department announced last week that recently they have been investigating several instances of the theft of street signs and the vandalism of new sidewalks in the city. Officer Frank Bernard said this is the second time the recently poured cement sidewalks have been damaged. ...
MoDOT gives road work info, update (06/13/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Bridgework continues on Route 99 north of Route 160 near Thomasville and will continue through September. Ozark Asphalt will be laying asphalt on Route 160 starting at the Ripley County line to Alton. Major construction continues on Route 63 in Thayer to the Arkansas stateline where Krupp Construction is repairing the pavement...
SUV rolls after skidding on wet pavement (06/13/02)
Bad weather conditions forced an Air-Evac helicopter to divert its flight plan June 10 when it was transporting an Izard Coun-ty woman who suffered multiple fractures after a one-vehicle accident in Viola. Crystal Ro-berts, 20, of Melbourne, was transported to Ozarks Medical Cen-ter in West Plains after the helicopter re-routed the original plan to transport Roberts to Springfield, Mo...
Study shows good workforce in South Mo. (06/13/02)
SOUTH MISSOURI -- There is an ample supply of available workers to support major new industry in most south-central Missouri counties and workers that are looking for the right employment options, are well within the competitive parameters statewide and nationally, a recently completed labor study found...
County breaks ground on new health unit (06/13/02)
The groundbreaking ceremony scheduled in April for the Fulton County Health Unit finally became a reality June 6 in Salem after the first scheduled ceremony was postponed due to a family emergency of Gwen Godwin, group leader of the Fulton County Health Unit. Godwin was instrumental overseeing the project and there was no way the county was hosting the event without her, said Fulton County Judge Curren Everett...
WAGONS HO (06/13/02)
For many years the Missouri State Wagon Train and Trail Ride has been coming to Oregon County and camping at the Gene Boren farm just north of Thayer. Some of the riders enjoyed a trip to Warm Fork Park the last day of the event.
MoDOT gives road work info, update (06/13/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Bridgework continues on Route 99 north of Route 160 near Thomasville and will continue through September. Ozark Asphalt will be laying asphalt on Route 160 starting at the Ripley County line to Alton. Major construction continues on Route 63 in Thayer to the Arkansas stateline where Krupp Construction is repairing the pavement...
Domestic abuse charges filed on Alton man (06/13/02)
ALTON -- An Alton man was arrested last week on charges of felony domestic assault and felony abuse of a child. Jerry D. Cook, 31, of Alton is charged with trying to choke Ashlee Privette on April 17 and with inflicting cruel and inhuman punishment on a 2-year old child, hitting the child in the head and in the body. The charge also adds that Cook allegedly threw the child while the child was in a car seat...
Reception set for Thayer import (06/13/02)
THAYER -- About a year ago, the little town of Thayer received a visitor. She came unsure of her new environment, and we accepted her, not really knowing much about her. Hanna Steger is this year's senior foreign exchange student. She resides with Fred and Dionne Komm and their son Nickolas. Hanna, originally from Kierspe, Germany, experienced a change in family status. In "Deutchland" she was the youngest of three siblings, but now she plays the part of big sister to Nick...
RAISING THE FLAG (06/13/02)
Chase Brewer and Zack Ary were found early one morning last week raising the Missouri and United States Flags before the beginning of a fun-filled day of summer school. Flag Day will be observed across the country June 14.
Signs, sidewalks vandalized (06/13/02)
THAYER - Officers with the Thayer Police Department announced last week that recently they have been investigating several instances of the theft of street signs and the vandalism of new sidewalks in the city. Officer Frank Bernard said this is the second time the recently poured cement sidewalks have been damaged. ...
SUV rolls after skidding on wet pavement (06/13/02)
Bad weather conditions forced an Air-Evac helicopter to divert its flight plan June 10 when it was transporting an Izard Coun-ty woman who suffered multiple fractures after a one-vehicle accident in Viola. Crystal Ro-berts, 20, of Melbourne, was transported to Ozarks Medical Cen-ter in West Plains after the helicopter re-routed the original plan to transport Roberts to Springfield, Mo...
Study shows good workforce in South Mo. (06/13/02)
SOUTH MISSOURI -- There is an ample supply of available workers to support major new industry in most south-central Missouri counties and workers that are looking for the right employment options, are well within the competitive parameters statewide and nationally, a recently completed labor study found...
Henry Boyce vs. Stewart Lambert (06/13/02)
Henry Boyce of Newport defeated Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Stewart Lambert in Tuesday's run off election. Boyce captured 61 percent of the vote with at total of 5,469 votes. Lambert received 3,483 votes. The Third Judicial District consists of Sharp, Jackson, Lawrence and Randolph counties. ...
Health department offers FEMA drink (06/13/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County residents who qualify can now receive a vitamin enriched nutritional energy drink, Boost Plus, at the Oregon County Health Department free of charge. According to health department director Shelia Russell, a questionnaire must be filled out to show nutritional need for Boost Plus. ...
WAGONS HO (06/13/02)
For many years the Missouri State Wagon Train and Trail Ride has been coming to Oregon County and camping at the Gene Boren farm just north of Thayer. Some of the riders enjoyed a trip to Warm Fork Park the last day of the event.
County breaks ground on new health unit (06/13/02)
The groundbreaking ceremony scheduled in April for the Fulton County Health Unit finally became a reality June 6 in Salem after the first scheduled ceremony was postponed due to a family emergency of Gwen Godwin, group leader of the Fulton County Health Unit. Godwin was instrumental overseeing the project and there was no way the county was hosting the event without her, said Fulton County Judge Curren Everett...
AGFC sets dates for 2002-03 hunting seasons (06/13/02)
Commissioners from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission have approved the 2002-2003 hunting season dates. Season dates are as follows:DeerArchery/CrossbowZones 1, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 5, 5A, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A, and 17: October 1 to February 28. ...
Basketball a way of life for legendary coach (06/13/02)
State championships in high school sports do not grow on trees. In Arkansas, under the guidance of the Arkansas Activities Association, high schools are grouped into five classifications based on school size and enrollment figures. In basketball this means that out of the 354 high schools in the state competing for a title, 10 are crowned champions each season, five on the girls' side, and five on the boys' side...
AGFC sets dates for 2002-03 hunting seasons (06/13/02)
Commissioners from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission have approved the 2002-2003 hunting season dates. Season dates are as follows:DeerArchery/CrossbowZones 1, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 5, 5A, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A, and 17: October 1 to February 28. ...
Basketball a way of life for legendary coach (06/13/02)
State championships in high school sports do not grow on trees. In Arkansas, under the guidance of the Arkansas Activities Association, high schools are grouped into five classifications based on school size and enrollment figures. In basketball this means that out of the 354 high schools in the state competing for a title, 10 are crowned champions each season, five on the girls' side, and five on the boys' side...
Coy Powell (06/13/02)
Coy Douglas Powell, 73, of Hardy, Ark., died Friday, May 31, 2002, at Batesville, Ark. He was born July 5, 1928, in Oklahoma, son of the late Florence Naomi Rambo and Sylvester V. Powell. He was a member of Union Hill Community Church.Survivors include four sons, Billy Powell of Waveland, Miss., Coy Don Powell of Hardy, Lonnie Powell and Ronnie Powell both of Bauxite, Ark.; two daughters, Barbara Byers of Mammoth Spring, and Betty Dawson of Salem; two sisters, Reba Mullins and Beatrice Murphy both of Mammoth Spring; 23 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.Services were Saturday, June 8, 2002, at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. ...
Wayne Wing (06/13/02)
Wayne R. Wing, 86, of Cherokee Village, was born Sept. 2, 1915 to Harry S. and Eliza Vradenburg Wing in Pardeeville, Wis. He died May 30, 2002 at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat.Wing was employed in sales for the Oscar Mayer Co. ...
Mazel Hinshaw (06/13/02)
Mazel Sylvia Hinshaw, 79, of Hardy, formerly of Thayer and West Plains, daughter of the late T. R. and Ervia Fendley, was born July 1, 1922, in Morgan County, Ala. She died June 3, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was married to William Eugene Hinshaw July 1, 1975, in Hardy. ...
Clara Faye Wade (06/13/02)
Clara Faye Wade, 68, of Ash Flat, died Thursday, June 6, 2002, at her residence. She was born July 4, 1933, in Henderson, Tenn., daughter of Ellis L. Cupples and Onie M. Cupples. She was married to Ruby Wade Jr. March 9, 1953 in Corinth, Miss. She moved with her family to Sharp County in January of 1971, from the Chicago, Ill. ...
Dollie D. Biggers (06/13/02)
Dollie D. Biggers, 105, of Liberty, Mo., formerly of Hardy, Ark., died Friday, June 7, 2002, at Liberty Terrace Care Center in Liberty, Mo. She was born in Hardy, Ark., Feb. 4, 1897, daughter of Robert S. and Alta May Biggers. She was a self-employed bookkeeper, mercantile owner and farmer, and was of the Methodist faith.Funeral arrangements are incomplete, but will be announced at a later date by Higginbotham Funeral Service of Hardy, Ark...
"Ray" Rawling (06/13/02)
William "Ray" Rawling, 73, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Oscoda, Mich., died Monday, June 3, 2002, in Greenbush, Mich. He was born Jan. 27, 1929 in Detroit, Mich. He married the former Beverly J. Campbell July 16, 1948, in Royal Oak, Mich. He worked for Michigan Bell for 33 years and retired in 1979. ...
Robert Blansett (06/13/02)
Robert (Bob) Glenn Blansett was born August 1, 1918, to Inez Mae (Riggs) Blansett and Rusagl Blansett at Walnut Ridge, Ark. He died May 27, 2002.He was a truck driver for M.D. Trucking Co. and he also served in oth the Army and the Air Force.Survivors include four brothers, Russ Blansett of Phelan, Cal., Kenneth Blansett of Anaheim, Cal., Jim Blansett of Fort Collins, Colo., and Norman Blansett of Pocahontas, Ark.Services were June 6, 2002, at first Baptist Church. ...
Robert Pease (06/13/02)
Robert Virgil Pease, 68, of Cherokee Village, was born July 27, 1933, the son of Geneva Browning Pease and Truman Pease in Alton, Mo. He died June 2, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Hospital. He was a Millwright supervisor.Survivors include his wife, Vera Dean Pease of the home; one son, James Robert and Brenda Brittion Pease of Centralia, Ill; one daughter, Gloria Elizabeth Laza of League City, Texas; two brothers-in-law, Jim Bowers of Centralia, Ill., and John Bowers of Karbers Ridge, Ill.; six sisters, Melba Bolin of Norris City, Ill., Mavis Duckworth of Benton, Ill., Alice May of Cherokee Village, Ark., Jean Langham of Washington, Ind., Susie Forbes of St. ...
Lela Dunkin (06/13/02)
Lela Louise Cole Dunkin, 53, daughter of the late Richard Dale Cole and Mary Louise Shultz Cole was born Aug. 18, 1948, in Keokuk, Iowa. She died June 2, 2002, in Melbourne. She was married to Raymond Dunkin May 9, 1975, in Memphis, Mo. She spent her working years as a housewife, homemaker and mother. ...
Carl Edward Luck (06/13/02)
Carl Edward Luck, 80, of Cherokee Village died Friday, May 24, 2002, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born May 13, 1922, in Joliet, Ill, the son of William Luck and Mable (McKibben) Luck. He was employed by U. S. Steel for over 22 years, and was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, where he served as an elder for many years.Survivors include his wife, Donna Luck of Cherokee Village; three sons, Dale Hemminger of Springville, Tenn., William Hemminger of Portage, Ind., and Curtis Allen Luck of Chicago, Ill.; eight daughters, Jacqueline Bramham of Indianapolis, Ind., Karla Hansen of Elgin, Ill., Betty Jo Hathaway of Flowermound, Texas, Wendy Kiral of St. ...
Robert Pease (06/13/02)
Robert Virgil Pease, 68, of Cherokee Village, was born July 27, 1933, the son of Geneva Browning Pease and Truman Pease in Alton, Mo. He died June 2, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Hospital. He was a Millwright supervisor.Survivors include his wife, Vera Dean Pease of the home; one son, James Robert and Brenda Brittion Pease of Centralia, Ill; one daughter, Gloria Elizabeth Laza of League City, Texas; two brothers-in-law, Jim Bowers of Centralia, Ill., and John Bowers of Karbers Ridge, Ill.; six sisters, Melba Bolin of Norris City, Ill., Mavis Duckworth of Benton, Ill., Alice May of Cherokee Village, Ark., Jean Langham of Washington, Ind., Susie Forbes of St. ...
Cleo Peacock (06/13/02)
Cleo Peacock, of Camp, 81, was born January 27, 1921, in French Town, Ark. She died June 1, 2002 at Fulton County hospital in Salem.Cleo was united in marriage to Jonathan Leonard Peacock on August 30, 1942 in Florida. She was a homemaker.Survivors include her daughter, Frances Peacock of Camp; three grandsons, Kenneth Elliott and Carolyn of Denton, Texas, Carl Elliott and Barbara of Camp and Joey Elliott and Kathy of Mammoth Spring; eight grandchildren , Cory burt, Cayla Elliot, James Chuck, Cameron and Tommy Crowe and Amanda and Amber Elliott; one brother, elmer Dillard of Pontiac, Minn., and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her husband and her father and mother.Services were June 4, 2002 at Camp Cemetery with Cox-Blevins Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. ...
Marilyn Jones (06/13/02)
Marilyn Jones, 67, of rural Dearborn, Mo., died Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 24, 1934, the only child of Dewey and Edna (Hinton) Miller in Iantha, Mo. She grew up and attended school in Liberal, Mo. where she graduated as the valedictorian of her class. ...
Robert Peterson (06/13/02)
Robert Alan Peterson, 88, of Cherokee Village was born Jan. 24, 1914, son of John Walter Peterson and Louise Behm Peterson in Chicago, Ill. He died June 2, 2002, at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Health Systems, in Cherokee Village.He was a graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill; the national sales manager for Mannington Mills in Salem, N.J., before retiring. ...
Wayne Wing (06/13/02)
Wayne R. Wing, 86, of Cherokee Village, was born Sept. 2, 1915 to Harry S. and Eliza Vradenburg Wing in Pardeeville, Wis. He died May 30, 2002 at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat.Wing was employed in sales for the Oscar Mayer Co. ...
Lela Dunkin (06/13/02)
Lela Louise Cole Dunkin, 53, daughter of the late Richard Dale Cole and Mary Louise Shultz Cole was born Aug. 18, 1948, in Keokuk, Iowa. She died June 2, 2002, in Melbourne. She was married to Raymond Dunkin May 9, 1975, in Memphis, Mo. She spent her working years as a housewife, homemaker and mother. ...
"Ray" Rawling (06/13/02)
William "Ray" Rawling, 73, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Oscoda, Mich., died Monday, June 3, 2002, in Greenbush, Mich. He was born Jan. 27, 1929 in Detroit, Mich. He married the former Beverly J. Campbell July 16, 1948, in Royal Oak, Mich. He worked for Michigan Bell for 33 years and retired in 1979. ...
Carl Edward Luck (06/13/02)
Carl Edward Luck, 80, of Cherokee Village died Friday, May 24, 2002, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born May 13, 1922, in Joliet, Ill, the son of William Luck and Mable (McKibben) Luck. He was employed by U. S. Steel for over 22 years, and was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, where he served as an elder for many years.Survivors include his wife, Donna Luck of Cherokee Village; three sons, Dale Hemminger of Springville, Tenn., William Hemminger of Portage, Ind., and Curtis Allen Luck of Chicago, Ill.; eight daughters, Jacqueline Bramham of Indianapolis, Ind., Karla Hansen of Elgin, Ill., Betty Jo Hathaway of Flowermound, Texas, Wendy Kiral of St. ...
Robert Blansett (06/13/02)
Robert (Bob) Glenn Blansett was born August 1, 1918, to Inez Mae (Riggs) Blansett and Rusagl Blansett at Walnut Ridge, Ark. He died May 27, 2002.He was a truck driver for M.D. Trucking Co. and he also served in oth the Army and the Air Force.Survivors include four brothers, Russ Blansett of Phelan, Cal., Kenneth Blansett of Anaheim, Cal., Jim Blansett of Fort Collins, Colo., and Norman Blansett of Pocahontas, Ark.Services were June 6, 2002, at first Baptist Church. ...
Cleo Peacock (06/13/02)
Cleo Peacock, of Camp, 81, was born January 27, 1921, in French Town, Ark. She died June 1, 2002 at Fulton County hospital in Salem.Cleo was united in marriage to Jonathan Leonard Peacock on August 30, 1942 in Florida. She was a homemaker.Survivors include her daughter, Frances Peacock of Camp; three grandsons, Kenneth Elliott and Carolyn of Denton, Texas, Carl Elliott and Barbara of Camp and Joey Elliott and Kathy of Mammoth Spring; eight grandchildren , Cory burt, Cayla Elliot, James Chuck, Cameron and Tommy Crowe and Amanda and Amber Elliott; one brother, elmer Dillard of Pontiac, Minn., and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her husband and her father and mother.Services were June 4, 2002 at Camp Cemetery with Cox-Blevins Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. ...
Dollie D. Biggers (06/13/02)
Dollie D. Biggers, 105, of Liberty, Mo., formerly of Hardy, Ark., died Friday, June 7, 2002, at Liberty Terrace Care Center in Liberty, Mo. She was born in Hardy, Ark., Feb. 4, 1897, daughter of Robert S. and Alta May Biggers. She was a self-employed bookkeeper, mercantile owner and farmer, and was of the Methodist faith.Funeral arrangements are incomplete, but will be announced at a later date by Higginbotham Funeral Service of Hardy, Ark...
Marilyn Jones (06/13/02)
Marilyn Jones, 67, of rural Dearborn, Mo., died Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 24, 1934, the only child of Dewey and Edna (Hinton) Miller in Iantha, Mo. She grew up and attended school in Liberal, Mo. where she graduated as the valedictorian of her class. ...
Clara Faye Wade (06/13/02)
Clara Faye Wade, 68, of Ash Flat, died Thursday, June 6, 2002, at her residence. She was born July 4, 1933, in Henderson, Tenn., daughter of Ellis L. Cupples and Onie M. Cupples. She was married to Ruby Wade Jr. March 9, 1953 in Corinth, Miss. She moved with her family to Sharp County in January of 1971, from the Chicago, Ill. ...
Robert Peterson (06/13/02)
Robert Alan Peterson, 88, of Cherokee Village was born Jan. 24, 1914, son of John Walter Peterson and Louise Behm Peterson in Chicago, Ill. He died June 2, 2002, at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Health Systems, in Cherokee Village.He was a graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill; the national sales manager for Mannington Mills in Salem, N.J., before retiring. ...
Robert Pease (06/13/02)
Robert Virgil Pease, 68, of Cherokee Village, was born July 27, 1933, the son of Geneva Browning Pease and Truman Pease in Alton, Mo. He died June 2, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Hospital. He was a Millwright supervisor.Survivors include his wife, Vera Dean Pease of the home; one son, James Robert and Brenda Brittion Pease of Centralia, Ill; one daughter, Gloria Elizabeth Laza of League City, Texas; two brothers-in-law, Jim Bowers of Centralia, Ill., and John Bowers of Karbers Ridge, Ill.; six sisters, Melba Bolin of Norris City, Ill., Mavis Duckworth of Benton, Ill., Alice May of Cherokee Village, Ark., Jean Langham of Washington, Ind., Susie Forbes of St. ...
Robert Pease (06/13/02)
Robert Virgil Pease, 68, of Cherokee Village, was born July 27, 1933, the son of Geneva Browning Pease and Truman Pease in Alton, Mo. He died June 2, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Hospital. He was a Millwright supervisor.Survivors include his wife, Vera Dean Pease of the home; one son, James Robert and Brenda Brittion Pease of Centralia, Ill; one daughter, Gloria Elizabeth Laza of League City, Texas; two brothers-in-law, Jim Bowers of Centralia, Ill., and John Bowers of Karbers Ridge, Ill.; six sisters, Melba Bolin of Norris City, Ill., Mavis Duckworth of Benton, Ill., Alice May of Cherokee Village, Ark., Jean Langham of Washington, Ind., Susie Forbes of St. ...
Coy Powell (06/13/02)
Coy Douglas Powell, 73, of Hardy, Ark., died Friday, May 31, 2002, at Batesville, Ark. He was born July 5, 1928, in Oklahoma, son of the late Florence Naomi Rambo and Sylvester V. Powell. He was a member of Union Hill Community Church.Survivors include four sons, Billy Powell of Waveland, Miss., Coy Don Powell of Hardy, Lonnie Powell and Ronnie Powell both of Bauxite, Ark.; two daughters, Barbara Byers of Mammoth Spring, and Betty Dawson of Salem; two sisters, Reba Mullins and Beatrice Murphy both of Mammoth Spring; 23 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.Services were Saturday, June 8, 2002, at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. ...
Mazel Hinshaw (06/13/02)
Mazel Sylvia Hinshaw, 79, of Hardy, formerly of Thayer and West Plains, daughter of the late T. R. and Ervia Fendley, was born July 1, 1922, in Morgan County, Ala. She died June 3, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was married to William Eugene Hinshaw July 1, 1975, in Hardy. ...
Busch, Harper to wed (06/13/02)
Amber Busch of Mountain Home and Trevor Harper of Thayer will exchange wedding vows at 6 p.m. June 29 at Cranfield Reception Area, just off Highway 62 outside Mountain Home.The bride-elect is the daughter of Deano Busch of Mountain Home. The prospective groom is the son of Linda Harper of Thayer and the late Joe Harper.A reception will follow at the bride's parents' home, located seven miles from Mountain Home on Highway 201.All friends and family are invited...
Trout, Rogers to marry (06/13/02)
Leslie Trout of Salesville, daughter of B.A. and Diane Trout of Salesville, and Dennis Rogers of Gepp, son of Minnie Rogers of Gepp and the late C.C. Rogers, have announced their engagement and marriage. The couple will wed at 7 p.m. June 14 at Enterprise Baptist Church.All friends and relatives are invited to attend. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall...
Tackitt, Hurtt to unite in marriage (06/13/02)
Kenneth and Deborah Tackitt of Alton, and J.W. and Elizabeth Hurtt of Thayer, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Rebecca Christine Tackitt of Mammoth Spring, and James William Hurtt II of Mountain View, Mo.The couple will wed at 11 a.m. June 15 at First Baptist Church, located at 6th and Bethel in Mammoth Spring. All friends and family are invited to attend...
Brown, Noakes (06/13/02)
Angela Michelle Brown and Samuel Robert Noakes have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding plans.The bride-elect is the daughter of Linda K. Massey of Mammoth Spring and William C. Brown of Batesville. She is the granddaughter of Harold and Jessie Secrease and Winnie Brown and the late Rupert C. ...
Garrison, Crowder slate nuptials (06/13/02)
Mrs. LaDonna Garrison and Mr. and Mrs. James Crowder have announced the upcoming marriage of their children, Amelia Nicole Garrison and Matthew Crowder, at 6 p.m. June 22.The bride-elect is the oldest daughter of LaDonna Garrison and Randy Garrison. ...
Evans, Sanders to marry (06/13/02)
Amy Evans, daughter of Janice Evans and Brady Herron of Sonoma, Calif., will be united in marriage to Nathan Sanders, son of Lyle and Judy Sanders of Franklin. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. June 22 at Franklin Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the church. Friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Woods, Custer set vows (06/13/02)
Jim and Vicky Woods of Cherokee Village have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie Lynn Woods, to Drew Garrick Custer of Reading, Pa., son of Jeff and Suzanne Custer of Reading.The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Highland High School. ...
O'Neil, Barr to wed (06/13/02)
Joe and Brenda O'Neil of Alton and Gary and D'Laine Barr of West Plains have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Jennifer Lovene O'Neil and Bradley Dale Barr. The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Alton High School and is a student at Southwest Missouri State at West Plains majoring in education. ...
Taylor, Lee to wed (06/13/02)
Mr. and Mrs. David Taylor have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber, to Andrew Lee, son of Larry and Shay Lee of Mount Pleasant and Dennis and Maryann Blaylock of Melbourne. The wedding will take place at 2 p.m. June 22 at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant. All friends and family are invited to attend...
Busch, Harper to wed (06/13/02)
Amber Busch of Mountain Home and Trevor Harper of Thayer will exchange wedding vows at 6 p.m. June 29 at Cranfield Reception Area, just off Highway 62 outside Mountain Home.The bride-elect is the daughter of Deano Busch of Mountain Home. The prospective groom is the son of Linda Harper of Thayer and the late Joe Harper.A reception will follow at the bride's parents' home, located seven miles from Mountain Home on Highway 201.All friends and family are invited...
Woods, Custer set vows (06/13/02)
Jim and Vicky Woods of Cherokee Village have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie Lynn Woods, to Drew Garrick Custer of Reading, Pa., son of Jeff and Suzanne Custer of Reading.The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Highland High School. ...
O'Neil, Barr to wed (06/13/02)
Joe and Brenda O'Neil of Alton and Gary and D'Laine Barr of West Plains have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Jennifer Lovene O'Neil and Bradley Dale Barr. The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Alton High School and is a student at Southwest Missouri State at West Plains majoring in education. ...
Taylor, Lee to wed (06/13/02)
Mr. and Mrs. David Taylor have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber, to Andrew Lee, son of Larry and Shay Lee of Mount Pleasant and Dennis and Maryann Blaylock of Melbourne. The wedding will take place at 2 p.m. June 22 at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant. All friends and family are invited to attend...
Garrison, Crowder slate nuptials (06/13/02)
Mrs. LaDonna Garrison and Mr. and Mrs. James Crowder have announced the upcoming marriage of their children, Amelia Nicole Garrison and Matthew Crowder, at 6 p.m. June 22.The bride-elect is the oldest daughter of LaDonna Garrison and Randy Garrison. ...
Brown, Noakes (06/13/02)
Angela Michelle Brown and Samuel Robert Noakes have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding plans.The bride-elect is the daughter of Linda K. Massey of Mammoth Spring and William C. Brown of Batesville. She is the granddaughter of Harold and Jessie Secrease and Winnie Brown and the late Rupert C. ...
Tackitt, Hurtt to unite in marriage (06/13/02)
Kenneth and Deborah Tackitt of Alton, and J.W. and Elizabeth Hurtt of Thayer, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Rebecca Christine Tackitt of Mammoth Spring, and James William Hurtt II of Mountain View, Mo.The couple will wed at 11 a.m. June 15 at First Baptist Church, located at 6th and Bethel in Mammoth Spring. All friends and family are invited to attend...
Trout, Rogers to marry (06/13/02)
Leslie Trout of Salesville, daughter of B.A. and Diane Trout of Salesville, and Dennis Rogers of Gepp, son of Minnie Rogers of Gepp and the late C.C. Rogers, have announced their engagement and marriage. The couple will wed at 7 p.m. June 14 at Enterprise Baptist Church.All friends and relatives are invited to attend. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall...
Evans, Sanders to marry (06/13/02)
Amy Evans, daughter of Janice Evans and Brady Herron of Sonoma, Calif., will be united in marriage to Nathan Sanders, son of Lyle and Judy Sanders of Franklin. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. June 22 at Franklin Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the church. Friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Williamses to mark 50th anniversary (06/13/02)
Devoe and Cletis Williams will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. July 6 at Salem Senior Citizens Center. All family and friends are invited. Hosts for the event will be the children of the couple -- Katherine Snow, David Williams, Dwight Williams and Mark Williams. The couple requests no gifts...
Martins to fete 50 years together (06/13/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Lemuel Martin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 3 p.m. June 22 at Welcome Hill Church of Christ in Mammoth Spring.The children of Lemuel and Pearl Martin -- Boyd, Patricia, Lavonda, Floyd, Keith and Cindy -- invite all friends and relatives to celebrate their parents' anniversary...
Williamses to mark 50th anniversary (06/13/02)
Devoe and Cletis Williams will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. July 6 at Salem Senior Citizens Center. All family and friends are invited. Hosts for the event will be the children of the couple -- Katherine Snow, David Williams, Dwight Williams and Mark Williams. The couple requests no gifts...
Martins to fete 50 years together (06/13/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Lemuel Martin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 3 p.m. June 22 at Welcome Hill Church of Christ in Mammoth Spring.The children of Lemuel and Pearl Martin -- Boyd, Patricia, Lavonda, Floyd, Keith and Cindy -- invite all friends and relatives to celebrate their parents' anniversary...
Till death do us part (06/13/02)
The minister pauses as he chokes back the tears. His voice cracks but he continues, asking for prayer for the families of Martin and Gracia Burnham. This was supposed to be a joyful occasion, a wedding. The sanctuary is full as his congregation welcomes guests from Minnesota and Texas and Oklahoma who have come to celebrate the joining of two hearts in marriage...
Boldly Going Nowhere (06/13/02)
The word armadillo comes from the Latin word arma‚ meaning wearing armor, and the Latin word dillo‚ meaning a very weird thing. Basically an armadillo is a small animal, about the size of a duck-billed platypus, that looks like a miniature brontosaurus afflicted with the shingles...
From my Front Porch (06/13/02)
For more than a year I have prayed that kidnapped American missionaries Martin and Gracia Burnham would be released unharmed and allowed to return to their children. Though I have dutifully prayed for others in similar circumstances, this time I was touched on a personal level. Years ago, we attended church with the Burnhams, so it is with mixed emotions that I acknowledge the answer to my prayers...
View From The Fence (06/13/02)
As I awakened Friday morning and turned on the news I was greeted with bittersweet news. Gracia Burnham had been rescued, but Martin Burnham was killed in the battle that ensued during the rescue.The Burnhams were missionaries in the Philippines when they were taken captive May 27, 2001, by the Abu Sayyaf, a group reported to have ties with Osama bin Laden.During the Burnhams' captivity I have been in contact with Gracia's parents, Norvin and Betty Jones of Cherokee Village. ...
From my Front Porch (06/13/02)
For more than a year I have prayed that kidnapped American missionaries Martin and Gracia Burnham would be released unharmed and allowed to return to their children. Though I have dutifully prayed for others in similar circumstances, this time I was touched on a personal level. Years ago, we attended church with the Burnhams, so it is with mixed emotions that I acknowledge the answer to my prayers...
View From The Fence (06/13/02)
As I awakened Friday morning and turned on the news I was greeted with bittersweet news. Gracia Burnham had been rescued, but Martin Burnham was killed in the battle that ensued during the rescue.The Burnhams were missionaries in the Philippines when they were taken captive May 27, 2001, by the Abu Sayyaf, a group reported to have ties with Osama bin Laden.During the Burnhams' captivity I have been in contact with Gracia's parents, Norvin and Betty Jones of Cherokee Village. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (06/13/02)
The word armadillo comes from the Latin word arma‚ meaning wearing armor, and the Latin word dillo‚ meaning a very weird thing. Basically an armadillo is a small animal, about the size of a duck-billed platypus, that looks like a miniature brontosaurus afflicted with the shingles...
Till death do us part (06/13/02)
The minister pauses as he chokes back the tears. His voice cracks but he continues, asking for prayer for the families of Martin and Gracia Burnham. This was supposed to be a joyful occasion, a wedding. The sanctuary is full as his congregation welcomes guests from Minnesota and Texas and Oklahoma who have come to celebrate the joining of two hearts in marriage...