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Stories from Thursday, July 25, 2002

Shady Oaks expands rehabilitation service (07/25/02)
THAYER -- Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer has announced the expansion of their rehabilitation services with the grand opening of Shady Oaks Outpatient Therapy Clinic July 26. According to rehab manager Shelly Hollis, the new clinic is located in the tan brick building adjacent to Shady Oaks at 707 Highway 19 in Thayer...
109th Old Soldiers Reunion starts (07/25/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The 109th Old Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Air Force Reunion hosted annually by the Mammoth Spring Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7831 is scheduled to begin Aug. 5 and run through Aug. 10 at the Mammoth Spring State Park. Several special events are scheduled throughout the reunion starting with an amateur talent show at the depot on Monday and Tuesday evenings starting at 7 p.m. ...
Caskey seeks local judge's seat (07/25/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Ray Lee Caskey is seeking the Oregon County associate judge's position. He was born at home in the little town of Hume, M0,, on Feb. 24, 1940. He graduated in a class of 18 from Hume High School in 1968. In summers while he went to college, he worked in a coal mine and became a member of the United Mine Workers of America. ...
Open house set at Alton School (07/25/02)
ALTON -- An Open house will be held at the Alton School Aug. 2 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The event is being hosted by Friends of Alton R-IV School in order to give patrons of the school district the opportunity to see firsthand the extensive renovation, repair and maintenance which the organization says needs to be done to the Alton School buildings...
C-City seeks buyer for shirt factory (07/25/02)
Cave City will lose its largest employer next month when UniFirst closes its doors and moves its operations to Mexico. The Cave City Kiwanis Club held a meeting of local and state representatives July 18 to discuss what community leaders could do to assist in finding a company to purchase the facility...
Judge denies change of venue for Stewart, Zachary Lambert (07/25/02)
A Sharp County jury will decide the fate of Stewart Lambert, 3rd Judicial District prosecuting attorney, and his son, Zachary, when they go to trial next month, despite objections by their attorneys and a request for a change of venue. Motions were filed by Kent Rubens, who is representing Stewart Lambert, and Tom Thompson, Zachary Lambert's attorney, last week on behalf of the two men, asking Special Judge Floyd Lofton to try the Lamberts in another county...
Attorney to appeal ruling in strip search case (07/25/02)
After a federal court jury consisting of three men and nine women ruled July 17 that former Izard County Sheriff Donnie Joe Yancey and former deputy Willene Bray did not violate an Oxford woman's civil rights in March 1998, the plaintiff's attorney, Ed Chandler, said "I definitely intend to appeal the case."...
Salem man dies while logging (07/25/02)
A 34-year-old Salem man was killed July 20 in a logging accident in Izard County. The Izard County Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call from John Sutterfield who said his son-in-law, Vernon Crotts, was cutting down trees around County Road 1 in the Twin Creeks area of Highway 9 south of Melbourne when the accident occurred...
Mammoth Spring church offers help (07/25/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The First Christian Church of Mammoth Spring recently announced the opening of a food pantry for people in temporary need of assistance. According to church officials, sudden loss of income, illness, unexpected expenditures, higher than usual utility bills, burnouts and other losses may cause a temporary need for people who are otherwise ineligible for public assistance...
Shady Oaks expands rehabilitation service (07/25/02)
THAYER -- Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer has announced the expansion of their rehabilitation services with the grand opening of Shady Oaks Outpatient Therapy Clinic July 26. According to rehab manager Shelly Hollis, the new clinic is located in the tan brick building adjacent to Shady Oaks at 707 Highway 19 in Thayer...
109th Old Soldiers Reunion starts (07/25/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The 109th Old Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Air Force Reunion hosted annually by the Mammoth Spring Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7831 is scheduled to begin Aug. 5 and run through Aug. 10 at the Mammoth Spring State Park. Several special events are scheduled throughout the reunion starting with an amateur talent show at the depot on Monday and Tuesday evenings starting at 7 p.m. ...
Caskey seeks local judge's seat (07/25/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Ray Lee Caskey is seeking the Oregon County associate judge's position. He was born at home in the little town of Hume, M0,, on Feb. 24, 1940. He graduated in a class of 18 from Hume High School in 1968. In summers while he went to college, he worked in a coal mine and became a member of the United Mine Workers of America. ...
Open house set at Alton School (07/25/02)
ALTON -- An Open house will be held at the Alton School Aug. 2 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The event is being hosted by Friends of Alton R-IV School in order to give patrons of the school district the opportunity to see firsthand the extensive renovation, repair and maintenance which the organization says needs to be done to the Alton School buildings...
C-City seeks buyer for shirt factory (07/25/02)
Cave City will lose its largest employer next month when UniFirst closes its doors and moves its operations to Mexico. The Cave City Kiwanis Club held a meeting of local and state representatives July 18 to discuss what community leaders could do to assist in finding a company to purchase the facility...
Judge denies change of venue for Stewart, Zachary Lambert (07/25/02)
A Sharp County jury will decide the fate of Stewart Lambert, 3rd Judicial District prosecuting attorney, and his son, Zachary, when they go to trial next month, despite objections by their attorneys and a request for a change of venue. Motions were filed by Kent Rubens, who is representing Stewart Lambert, and Tom Thompson, Zachary Lambert's attorney, last week on behalf of the two men, asking Special Judge Floyd Lofton to try the Lamberts in another county...
Attorney to appeal ruling in strip search case (07/25/02)
After a federal court jury consisting of three men and nine women ruled July 17 that former Izard County Sheriff Donnie Joe Yancey and former deputy Willene Bray did not violate an Oxford woman's civil rights in March 1998, the plaintiff's attorney, Ed Chandler, said "I definitely intend to appeal the case."...
Salem man dies while logging (07/25/02)
A 34-year-old Salem man was killed July 20 in a logging accident in Izard County. The Izard County Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call from John Sutterfield who said his son-in-law, Vernon Crotts, was cutting down trees around County Road 1 in the Twin Creeks area of Highway 9 south of Melbourne when the accident occurred...
Mammoth Spring church offers help (07/25/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The First Christian Church of Mammoth Spring recently announced the opening of a food pantry for people in temporary need of assistance. According to church officials, sudden loss of income, illness, unexpected expenditures, higher than usual utility bills, burnouts and other losses may cause a temporary need for people who are otherwise ineligible for public assistance...