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Stories from Wednesday, July 3, 2002

New recycling center to cut costs in Bend (07/03/02)
Residents of Horseshoe Bend will soon be able to make use of the Horseshoe Bend Recycling Center which is scheduled to open soon. Mayor Bob Spear said the city will benefit because it will help keep costs down for dumping fees charged at local landfills...
Teaching contracts in works at MS in works at MS (07/03/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring School Board members have been kept busy during the April and May school board meetings. At the most recent school board meeting, members voted to rescind the contract offered to Jeremy Cude as a coach and math teacher. A math teaching contract for grades 7-12 was extended to Kristin Estes for 185 days...
Voter registration deadline told (07/03/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- The deadline for Oregon County residents to register to vote for the Aug. 6 primary is July 10 at 5 p.m., Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said. "Oregon County residents can register to vote at my office on the first floor of the courthouse at Alton, Monday through Friday during normal business hours. ...
Ellis receives chamber award (07/03/02)
THAYER -- Long-time community leader, volunteer and supporter Dorothy Ellis was honored with the Citizen of the Year honor by the Thayer Chamber of Commerce at their annual banquet June 24. Dr. Ernie Mainprize introduced Ellis to those in attendance and gave a brief history of her contribution to not only Thayer but Oregon County...
Horseshoe Bend to borrow money to improve sewer (07/03/02)
An ordinance was adopted at the council meeting June 24 authorizing the city of Horseshoe Bend to borrow $25,000 from White River Planning and Development District to help pay for two sewer lift stations that are in need of emergency repairs. Mayor Bob Spear said he does not want to exhaust the money in the city's reserves for the needed repairs. He said borrowing the money from WRPDD would establish a line of credit for the city...
Storms roll through county throug county (07/03/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Officials with Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative said their system sustained damage as a result of a storm that hit the area June 25. According to electric cooperative officials the primary cause of most of the outages was due to lightning and wind. ...
Salem City Council drops sludge issue (07/03/02)
Residents breathed a sigh of relief June 27 after the Salem City Council voted against proceeding with the application to spread sludge over an area of land on Highway 9 in Salem. Mayor Gary Clayton said he wanted the council to lay the issue to rest and decide whether the city needed to go forth with the application or drop it...
Teaching contracts in works at MS in works at MS (07/03/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring School Board members have been kept busy during the April and May school board meetings. At the most recent school board meeting, members voted to rescind the contract offered to Jeremy Cude as a coach and math teacher. A math teaching contract for grades 7-12 was extended to Kristin Estes for 185 days...
Voter registration deadline told (07/03/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- The deadline for Oregon County residents to register to vote for the Aug. 6 primary is July 10 at 5 p.m., Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said. "Oregon County residents can register to vote at my office on the first floor of the courthouse at Alton, Monday through Friday during normal business hours. ...
5 arrested in murder of Agnos man (07/03/02)
Five men have been arrested for the murder of an Agnos man who was found dead in his home June 24 with a leather belt wrapped around his neck. Brian Keith Shankle, 18, and Bobby Woodrum, 18, were arrested June 27 at Boggy Landing near Elizabeth by the Arkansas State Police SWAT team and charged with capital murder for the death of Russell "Joe" Fisk, said 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Don McSpadden. ...
New recycling center to cut costs in Bend (07/03/02)
Residents of Horseshoe Bend will soon be able to make use of the Horseshoe Bend Recycling Center which is scheduled to open soon. Mayor Bob Spear said the city will benefit because it will help keep costs down for dumping fees charged at local landfills...
MRID presents layout for golf course irrigation system golf course irrigation system (07/03/02)
Commissioner Terry Smith gave an update and presented two layouts on the irrigation system design proposal for the golf course at the MRID meeting June 25. The current system is at least 40 years old, inadequate and antiquated, he said. With a new system energy costs would be cut about 90 percent and total savings would be about $45,000 annually...
Highland council lays off police chief, officer (07/03/02)
As of midnight June 25 Highland Police Chief Fred Waser and Highland Police Officer Hank Harris were out of a job. The Highland City Council voted 5-1 to lay off the two men and create a new police department with only one employee. Highland Police Officer Bea Sharp, who was working part time, was hired as the interim police chief until applications can be solicited and candidates interviewed...
Ellis receives chamber award (07/03/02)
THAYER -- Long-time community leader, volunteer and supporter Dorothy Ellis was honored with the Citizen of the Year honor by the Thayer Chamber of Commerce at their annual banquet June 24. Dr. Ernie Mainprize introduced Ellis to those in attendance and gave a brief history of her contribution to not only Thayer but Oregon County...
Storms roll through county throug county (07/03/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Officials with Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative said their system sustained damage as a result of a storm that hit the area June 25. According to electric cooperative officials the primary cause of most of the outages was due to lightning and wind. ...
5 arrested in murder of Agnos man (07/03/02)
Five men have been arrested for the murder of an Agnos man who was found dead in his home June 24 with a leather belt wrapped around his neck. Brian Keith Shankle, 18, and Bobby Woodrum, 18, were arrested June 27 at Boggy Landing near Elizabeth by the Arkansas State Police SWAT team and charged with capital murder for the death of Russell "Joe" Fisk, said 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Don McSpadden. ...
Salem City Council drops sludge issue (07/03/02)
Residents breathed a sigh of relief June 27 after the Salem City Council voted against proceeding with the application to spread sludge over an area of land on Highway 9 in Salem. Mayor Gary Clayton said he wanted the council to lay the issue to rest and decide whether the city needed to go forth with the application or drop it...
Horseshoe Bend to borrow money to improve sewer (07/03/02)
An ordinance was adopted at the council meeting June 24 authorizing the city of Horseshoe Bend to borrow $25,000 from White River Planning and Development District to help pay for two sewer lift stations that are in need of emergency repairs. Mayor Bob Spear said he does not want to exhaust the money in the city's reserves for the needed repairs. He said borrowing the money from WRPDD would establish a line of credit for the city...
Highland council lays off police chief, officer (07/03/02)
As of midnight June 25 Highland Police Chief Fred Waser and Highland Police Officer Hank Harris were out of a job. The Highland City Council voted 5-1 to lay off the two men and create a new police department with only one employee. Highland Police Officer Bea Sharp, who was working part time, was hired as the interim police chief until applications can be solicited and candidates interviewed...
MRID presents layout for golf course irrigation system golf course irrigation system (07/03/02)
Commissioner Terry Smith gave an update and presented two layouts on the irrigation system design proposal for the golf course at the MRID meeting June 25. The current system is at least 40 years old, inadequate and antiquated, he said. With a new system energy costs would be cut about 90 percent and total savings would be about $45,000 annually...
Ellis receives chamber award (07/03/02)
THAYER -- Long-time community leader, volunteer and supporter Dorothy Ellis was honored with the Citizen of the Year honor by the Thayer Chamber of Commerce at their annual banquet June 24. Dr. Ernie Mainprize introduced Ellis to those in attendance and gave a brief history of her contribution to not only Thayer but Oregon County...
Highland council lays off police chief, officer (07/03/02)
As of midnight June 25 Highland Police Chief Fred Waser and Highland Police Officer Hank Harris were out of a job. The Highland City Council voted 5-1 to lay off the two men and create a new police department with only one employee. Highland Police Officer Bea Sharp, who was working part time, was hired as the interim police chief until applications can be solicited and candidates interviewed...
Horseshoe Bend to borrow money to improve sewer (07/03/02)
An ordinance was adopted at the council meeting June 24 authorizing the city of Horseshoe Bend to borrow $25,000 from White River Planning and Development District to help pay for two sewer lift stations that are in need of emergency repairs. Mayor Bob Spear said he does not want to exhaust the money in the city's reserves for the needed repairs. He said borrowing the money from WRPDD would establish a line of credit for the city...
5 arrested in murder of Agnos man (07/03/02)
Five men have been arrested for the murder of an Agnos man who was found dead in his home June 24 with a leather belt wrapped around his neck. Brian Keith Shankle, 18, and Bobby Woodrum, 18, were arrested June 27 at Boggy Landing near Elizabeth by the Arkansas State Police SWAT team and charged with capital murder for the death of Russell "Joe" Fisk, said 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Don McSpadden. ...
Teaching contracts in works at MS in works at MS (07/03/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring School Board members have been kept busy during the April and May school board meetings. At the most recent school board meeting, members voted to rescind the contract offered to Jeremy Cude as a coach and math teacher. A math teaching contract for grades 7-12 was extended to Kristin Estes for 185 days...
New recycling center to cut costs in Bend (07/03/02)
Residents of Horseshoe Bend will soon be able to make use of the Horseshoe Bend Recycling Center which is scheduled to open soon. Mayor Bob Spear said the city will benefit because it will help keep costs down for dumping fees charged at local landfills...
Voter registration deadline told (07/03/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- The deadline for Oregon County residents to register to vote for the Aug. 6 primary is July 10 at 5 p.m., Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said. "Oregon County residents can register to vote at my office on the first floor of the courthouse at Alton, Monday through Friday during normal business hours. ...
Salem City Council drops sludge issue (07/03/02)
Residents breathed a sigh of relief June 27 after the Salem City Council voted against proceeding with the application to spread sludge over an area of land on Highway 9 in Salem. Mayor Gary Clayton said he wanted the council to lay the issue to rest and decide whether the city needed to go forth with the application or drop it...
Storms roll through county throug county (07/03/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Officials with Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative said their system sustained damage as a result of a storm that hit the area June 25. According to electric cooperative officials the primary cause of most of the outages was due to lightning and wind. ...
Ellis receives chamber award (07/03/02)
THAYER -- Long-time community leader, volunteer and supporter Dorothy Ellis was honored with the Citizen of the Year honor by the Thayer Chamber of Commerce at their annual banquet June 24. Dr. Ernie Mainprize introduced Ellis to those in attendance and gave a brief history of her contribution to not only Thayer but Oregon County...
Teaching contracts in works at MS in works at MS (07/03/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring School Board members have been kept busy during the April and May school board meetings. At the most recent school board meeting, members voted to rescind the contract offered to Jeremy Cude as a coach and math teacher. A math teaching contract for grades 7-12 was extended to Kristin Estes for 185 days...
Salem City Council drops sludge issue (07/03/02)
Residents breathed a sigh of relief June 27 after the Salem City Council voted against proceeding with the application to spread sludge over an area of land on Highway 9 in Salem. Mayor Gary Clayton said he wanted the council to lay the issue to rest and decide whether the city needed to go forth with the application or drop it...
Horseshoe Bend to borrow money to improve sewer (07/03/02)
An ordinance was adopted at the council meeting June 24 authorizing the city of Horseshoe Bend to borrow $25,000 from White River Planning and Development District to help pay for two sewer lift stations that are in need of emergency repairs. Mayor Bob Spear said he does not want to exhaust the money in the city's reserves for the needed repairs. He said borrowing the money from WRPDD would establish a line of credit for the city...
MRID presents layout for golf course irrigation system golf course irrigation system (07/03/02)
Commissioner Terry Smith gave an update and presented two layouts on the irrigation system design proposal for the golf course at the MRID meeting June 25. The current system is at least 40 years old, inadequate and antiquated, he said. With a new system energy costs would be cut about 90 percent and total savings would be about $45,000 annually...
Voter registration deadline told (07/03/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- The deadline for Oregon County residents to register to vote for the Aug. 6 primary is July 10 at 5 p.m., Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said. "Oregon County residents can register to vote at my office on the first floor of the courthouse at Alton, Monday through Friday during normal business hours. ...
5 arrested in murder of Agnos man (07/03/02)
Five men have been arrested for the murder of an Agnos man who was found dead in his home June 24 with a leather belt wrapped around his neck. Brian Keith Shankle, 18, and Bobby Woodrum, 18, were arrested June 27 at Boggy Landing near Elizabeth by the Arkansas State Police SWAT team and charged with capital murder for the death of Russell "Joe" Fisk, said 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Don McSpadden. ...
Storms roll through county throug county (07/03/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Officials with Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative said their system sustained damage as a result of a storm that hit the area June 25. According to electric cooperative officials the primary cause of most of the outages was due to lightning and wind. ...
New recycling center to cut costs in Bend (07/03/02)
Residents of Horseshoe Bend will soon be able to make use of the Horseshoe Bend Recycling Center which is scheduled to open soon. Mayor Bob Spear said the city will benefit because it will help keep costs down for dumping fees charged at local landfills...
MRID presents layout for golf course irrigation system golf course irrigation system (07/03/02)
Commissioner Terry Smith gave an update and presented two layouts on the irrigation system design proposal for the golf course at the MRID meeting June 25. The current system is at least 40 years old, inadequate and antiquated, he said. With a new system energy costs would be cut about 90 percent and total savings would be about $45,000 annually...
Highland council lays off police chief, officer (07/03/02)
As of midnight June 25 Highland Police Chief Fred Waser and Highland Police Officer Hank Harris were out of a job. The Highland City Council voted 5-1 to lay off the two men and create a new police department with only one employee. Highland Police Officer Bea Sharp, who was working part time, was hired as the interim police chief until applications can be solicited and candidates interviewed...
West Plains Motor Speedway to stage fireworks on July 6 (07/03/02)
Plans have been announced by officials at West Plains Motor Speedway for a pyrotechnic work of art titled "The American Story," as a fireworks display to be presented July 6. Area residents are invited to come to the racing facility located on US Highway 63 south of West Plains and celebrate their American pride as they experience the largest choreographed fireworks display ever seen in the Heart of the Ozarks...
West Plains Motor Speedway to stage fireworks on July 6 (07/03/02)
Plans have been announced by officials at West Plains Motor Speedway for a pyrotechnic work of art titled "The American Story," as a fireworks display to be presented July 6. Area residents are invited to come to the racing facility located on US Highway 63 south of West Plains and celebrate their American pride as they experience the largest choreographed fireworks display ever seen in the Heart of the Ozarks...
Hog Calls (07/03/02)
FAYETTEVILLE -- Age before beauty long has been an adage applied to college football offensive linemen. Fifth-year seniors and fourth-year juniors start. Freshmen redshirt. That's the Nebraska way. The way all college programs want it with the intricate offensive line positions where experience counts...
Hog Calls (07/03/02)
FAYETTEVILLE -- Age before beauty long has been an adage applied to college football offensive linemen. Fifth-year seniors and fourth-year juniors start. Freshmen redshirt. That's the Nebraska way. The way all college programs want it with the intricate offensive line positions where experience counts...
Hog Calls (07/03/02)
FAYETTEVILLE -- Age before beauty long has been an adage applied to college football offensive linemen. Fifth-year seniors and fourth-year juniors start. Freshmen redshirt. That's the Nebraska way. The way all college programs want it with the intricate offensive line positions where experience counts...
West Plains Motor Speedway to stage fireworks on July 6 (07/03/02)
Plans have been announced by officials at West Plains Motor Speedway for a pyrotechnic work of art titled "The American Story," as a fireworks display to be presented July 6. Area residents are invited to come to the racing facility located on US Highway 63 south of West Plains and celebrate their American pride as they experience the largest choreographed fireworks display ever seen in the Heart of the Ozarks...
West Plains Motor Speedway to stage fireworks on July 6 (07/03/02)
Plans have been announced by officials at West Plains Motor Speedway for a pyrotechnic work of art titled "The American Story," as a fireworks display to be presented July 6. Area residents are invited to come to the racing facility located on US Highway 63 south of West Plains and celebrate their American pride as they experience the largest choreographed fireworks display ever seen in the Heart of the Ozarks...
Hog Calls (07/03/02)
FAYETTEVILLE -- Age before beauty long has been an adage applied to college football offensive linemen. Fifth-year seniors and fourth-year juniors start. Freshmen redshirt. That's the Nebraska way. The way all college programs want it with the intricate offensive line positions where experience counts...
Reeves, Jennings to unite in marriage (07/03/02)
Bill and Billie Reeves of Thayer have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Alexis Adriana Reeves, to Jason Lynn Jennings, son of Kathy Jennings of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Lynn Jennings of Iberia, Mo.The couple will exchange vows July 27 in St. Louis...
Reeves, Jennings to unite in marriage (07/03/02)
Bill and Billie Reeves of Thayer have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Alexis Adriana Reeves, to Jason Lynn Jennings, son of Kathy Jennings of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Lynn Jennings of Iberia, Mo.The couple will exchange vows July 27 in St. Louis...
Reeves, Jennings to unite in marriage (07/03/02)
Bill and Billie Reeves of Thayer have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Alexis Adriana Reeves, to Jason Lynn Jennings, son of Kathy Jennings of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Lynn Jennings of Iberia, Mo.The couple will exchange vows July 27 in St. Louis...
Reeves, Jennings to unite in marriage (07/03/02)
Bill and Billie Reeves of Thayer have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Alexis Adriana Reeves, to Jason Lynn Jennings, son of Kathy Jennings of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Lynn Jennings of Iberia, Mo.The couple will exchange vows July 27 in St. Louis...
Hugharts to mark 50 years (07/03/02)
The Rev. and Mrs. William T. Hughart of Fort Smith will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m. July 14 at the Family Life Center at Faith Assembly of God in Fort Smith. Both Rev. and Mrs. Hughart are retired Assemblies of God ministers. They retired two years ago from Salem First Assembly of God Church...
Yanceys to fete 50th anniversary (07/03/02)
Lloyd and Marie Yancey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. July 7, 2002, at Ozarka College in Melbourne. The couple married July 12, 1952, at Wideman with Leroy Porterfield officiating. Hosts for the anniversary event are the couple's son, Kim, and his family. Friends and family are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts...
Mills to celebrate 50th anniversary 50th anniversary (07/03/02)
Vernal and Betty Mills will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. July 13 at Agnos Church of Christ. The children of the couple invite all family and friends to attend.
Hugharts to mark 50 years (07/03/02)
The Rev. and Mrs. William T. Hughart of Fort Smith will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m. July 14 at the Family Life Center at Faith Assembly of God in Fort Smith. Both Rev. and Mrs. Hughart are retired Assemblies of God ministers. They retired two years ago from Salem First Assembly of God Church...
Mills to celebrate 50th anniversary 50th anniversary (07/03/02)
Vernal and Betty Mills will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. July 13 at Agnos Church of Christ. The children of the couple invite all family and friends to attend.
Yanceys to fete 50th anniversary (07/03/02)
Lloyd and Marie Yancey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. July 7, 2002, at Ozarka College in Melbourne. The couple married July 12, 1952, at Wideman with Leroy Porterfield officiating. Hosts for the anniversary event are the couple's son, Kim, and his family. Friends and family are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts...
Hugharts to mark 50 years (07/03/02)
The Rev. and Mrs. William T. Hughart of Fort Smith will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m. July 14 at the Family Life Center at Faith Assembly of God in Fort Smith. Both Rev. and Mrs. Hughart are retired Assemblies of God ministers. They retired two years ago from Salem First Assembly of God Church...
Mills to celebrate 50th anniversary 50th anniversary (07/03/02)
Vernal and Betty Mills will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. July 13 at Agnos Church of Christ. The children of the couple invite all family and friends to attend.
Mills to celebrate 50th anniversary 50th anniversary (07/03/02)
Vernal and Betty Mills will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. July 13 at Agnos Church of Christ. The children of the couple invite all family and friends to attend.
Hugharts to mark 50 years (07/03/02)
The Rev. and Mrs. William T. Hughart of Fort Smith will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m. July 14 at the Family Life Center at Faith Assembly of God in Fort Smith. Both Rev. and Mrs. Hughart are retired Assemblies of God ministers. They retired two years ago from Salem First Assembly of God Church...
Yanceys to fete 50th anniversary (07/03/02)
Lloyd and Marie Yancey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. July 7, 2002, at Ozarka College in Melbourne. The couple married July 12, 1952, at Wideman with Leroy Porterfield officiating. Hosts for the anniversary event are the couple's son, Kim, and his family. Friends and family are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts...
Yanceys to fete 50th anniversary (07/03/02)
Lloyd and Marie Yancey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. July 7, 2002, at Ozarka College in Melbourne. The couple married July 12, 1952, at Wideman with Leroy Porterfield officiating. Hosts for the anniversary event are the couple's son, Kim, and his family. Friends and family are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts...
From my Front Porch (07/03/02)
Because of the historically tragic events of this past year, the celebration of our nation's birth should hold a very special place in our collective American hearts. For those who have been labeled baby boomers and beyond, the events of 9-11 forced us to sip from a bitter cup that our parents and grandparents had tried desperately to protect us from...
Boldly Going Nowhere (07/03/02)
I graduated from Robbinsdale, Minnesota, High School in 1962. Our 40th reunion will be held in August in a hotel in downtown Minneapolis. Several hundred people will attend, mostly those who enjoy a good party and those who are on parole. I was asked by some of the reunion organizers to write a piece (basically this column with a few slight variations) about the class of 1962 that will be included in a CD to be passed out to the participants...
From my Front Porch (07/03/02)
Because of the historically tragic events of this past year, the celebration of our nation's birth should hold a very special place in our collective American hearts. For those who have been labeled baby boomers and beyond, the events of 9-11 forced us to sip from a bitter cup that our parents and grandparents had tried desperately to protect us from...
Boldly Going Nowhere (07/03/02)
I graduated from Robbinsdale, Minnesota, High School in 1962. Our 40th reunion will be held in August in a hotel in downtown Minneapolis. Several hundred people will attend, mostly those who enjoy a good party and those who are on parole. I was asked by some of the reunion organizers to write a piece (basically this column with a few slight variations) about the class of 1962 that will be included in a CD to be passed out to the participants...
Boldly Going Nowhere (07/03/02)
I graduated from Robbinsdale, Minnesota, High School in 1962. Our 40th reunion will be held in August in a hotel in downtown Minneapolis. Several hundred people will attend, mostly those who enjoy a good party and those who are on parole. I was asked by some of the reunion organizers to write a piece (basically this column with a few slight variations) about the class of 1962 that will be included in a CD to be passed out to the participants...
Boldly Going Nowhere (07/03/02)
I graduated from Robbinsdale, Minnesota, High School in 1962. Our 40th reunion will be held in August in a hotel in downtown Minneapolis. Several hundred people will attend, mostly those who enjoy a good party and those who are on parole. I was asked by some of the reunion organizers to write a piece (basically this column with a few slight variations) about the class of 1962 that will be included in a CD to be passed out to the participants...
From my Front Porch (07/03/02)
Because of the historically tragic events of this past year, the celebration of our nation's birth should hold a very special place in our collective American hearts. For those who have been labeled baby boomers and beyond, the events of 9-11 forced us to sip from a bitter cup that our parents and grandparents had tried desperately to protect us from...
From my Front Porch (07/03/02)
Because of the historically tragic events of this past year, the celebration of our nation's birth should hold a very special place in our collective American hearts. For those who have been labeled baby boomers and beyond, the events of 9-11 forced us to sip from a bitter cup that our parents and grandparents had tried desperately to protect us from...