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Stories from Thursday, September 12, 2002

Heritage Day set for Saturday (09/12/02)
KOSHKONONG -- The annual Veterans Salute will kick off Heritage Day 2002 Sept. 14 at the Koshkonong City Park. Immediately following that will be the citizens awards and the welcome by Koshkonong Mayor Tom Lowe. State Rep. Don Koller is scheduled to speak between 10:30 and 11 a.m., followed by entertainment from Koshkonong fourth, fifth and sixth grade students...
Thayer FFA receives BOAC Grant from Department of Agriculture with (09/12/02)
THAYER -- The Thayer FFA Chapter was recently awarded a Building Our American Communities (BOAC) Grant from the Missouri Department of Agriculture, Market Development Division. The $500 grant was presented to the Thayer FFA Chapter by Rick Huffman on behalf of the Missouri Department of Agriculture for the work the chapter did at the Heart of the Ozarks Fairgrounds in West Plains...
Traffic stop leads to drug bust (09/12/02)
A traffic stop resulted in the recovery of marijuana with a street value of $1,000 Sept. 4 in Mammoth Spring. The marijuana was found with the help of a trained drug dog during a vehicle search that led officers to a second drug bust the following day...
Fulton, Izard announce municipal filings (09/12/02)
Following is a list of candidates who have filed for municipal positions in Fulton County: SalemMayor: Gary ClaytonRecorder/treasurer: Pamela Pleasant Bryant Aldermen: Ward 1, Position 1 -- Betty Teague; Ward 1, Position 2 -- William Newton; Ward 2, Position 1 -- Roy Williams; Ward 2, Position 2 -- Earl McCullough...
Young artist pursues dream (09/12/02)
James Shepherd has left his mark on Salem High School. He used a pencil. The young artist designed the covers of the Salem yearbook the past two years, and his illustrations and cartoons graced the pages of the school newspaper, Generation Greyhound, during his high school years. His cartoon senior portrait panels of the past two years were a hit with fellow students whose likenesses were captured through Shepherd's humorous viewpoint...
Fulton gets check to fight mosquitoes (09/12/02)
Fulton County was awarded a check Sept. 3 in the amount of $12,002 from the Governor's Emergency Fund to help combat the West Niles virus. Gov. Huckabee authorized the release of $1 million to be divided among 75 counties for the emergency control of mosquitoes to prevent further spread of the virus...
Salem man recovering from fall (09/12/02)
After falling from a metal roof at Crown Point Resort in Horseshoe Bend Sept. 3 an 18-year-old Salem man is home recovering from injuries he sustained. Shane Wallace was transported to Fulton County Hospital where he was treated for a hairline pelvic fracture and a broken nose, said Michael Brown, co-owner of Tri-State Roofing in Mammoth Spring...
Bridge fall victim dies (09/12/02)
A Melbourne man died Sept. 4 after falling 38 feet from the Piney Creek bridge north of Boswell in Izard County. Travis McFarland, 20, died from injuries he sustained Sept. 2 after he fell and struck a log jam and trees that were lodged in a drift at the bridge, said Izard County Sheriff Joe Martz...
Man charged in Salem apartment shooting (09/12/02)
Michael Allen Jr., 34, of Salem was charged Sept. 4 with felony counts of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm after shots were fired in the Meadows Apartments in Salem. The two charges stem from an incident Sept. 2 when Salem Police Chief Albert Roork said his department responded to a call that gunshots had been fired at the apartments at 7:10 p.m...
Fund-raiser set for motorcycle wreck victim (09/12/02)
A benefit will be Sept. 14 at Spring River Moose Lodge in Salem for Orville Smith, 56, of Hardy who remains in serious condition at Cox Health Systems in Springfield, Mo. Smith has not regained consciousness since Aug. 8 when he sustained head injuries from a motorcycle accident...
2002 FARM FAMILY (09/12/02)
The Jeff and Sandy Lawrence family of Myrtle have been selected as the 2002 Oregon County Farm Family of the Year. A full look of the family will appear in next week's The South Missourian News.
Dethrow declared winner after manual recount (09/12/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- A manual recount of ballots in the 153rd State Representative District ordered by Secretary of State Matt Blunt has confirmed that Mike Dethrow of Alton won the nomination in the Republican primary on Aug. 6, as originally certified. The Secretary of State's Elections Division announced the results Sept. 5...
MS Baptist offers free oil change (09/12/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Brotherhood of the First Baptist Church of Mammoth Spring will give a free oil change to all single adult women. According to Pastor Bruce Stone, the event is set for Sept. 14 from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. at Tire Town, located on Highway 19 in Thayer...
K-9 search leads to drug arrests (09/12/02)
A traffic stop resulted in the recovery of marijuana with a street value of $1,000 Sept. 4 in Mammoth Spring. The marijuana was found with the help of a trained drug dog during a vehicle search that led officers to a second drug bust the following day...
Arkansas man drowns in Eleven Point River Point (09/12/02)
RIVERTON -- A man from Wynn, Ark., drowned in the Eleven Point River near Riverton after possibly suffering a heart attack. Michael Wilson, 56, was canoeing with his wife, Wilma Wilson, on the Eleven Point Sept. 2 when he suffered what law enforcement officials believe was a heart attack causing the canoe to overturn. ...
Thayer FFA receives BOAC Grant from Department of Agriculture with (09/12/02)
THAYER -- The Thayer FFA Chapter was recently awarded a Building Our American Communities (BOAC) Grant from the Missouri Department of Agriculture, Market Development Division. The $500 grant was presented to the Thayer FFA Chapter by Rick Huffman on behalf of the Missouri Department of Agriculture for the work the chapter did at the Heart of the Ozarks Fairgrounds in West Plains...
Heritage Day set for Saturday (09/12/02)
KOSHKONONG -- The annual Veterans Salute will kick off Heritage Day 2002 Sept. 14 at the Koshkonong City Park. Immediately following that will be the citizens awards and the welcome by Koshkonong Mayor Tom Lowe. State Rep. Don Koller is scheduled to speak between 10:30 and 11 a.m., followed by entertainment from Koshkonong fourth, fifth and sixth grade students...
Traffic stop leads to drug bust (09/12/02)
A traffic stop resulted in the recovery of marijuana with a street value of $1,000 Sept. 4 in Mammoth Spring. The marijuana was found with the help of a trained drug dog during a vehicle search that led officers to a second drug bust the following day...
Arkansas man drowns in Eleven Point River Point (09/12/02)
RIVERTON -- A man from Wynn, Ark., drowned in the Eleven Point River near Riverton after possibly suffering a heart attack. Michael Wilson, 56, was canoeing with his wife, Wilma Wilson, on the Eleven Point Sept. 2 when he suffered what law enforcement officials believe was a heart attack causing the canoe to overturn. ...
Fund-raiser set for motorcycle wreck victim (09/12/02)
A benefit will be Sept. 14 at Spring River Moose Lodge in Salem for Orville Smith, 56, of Hardy who remains in serious condition at Cox Health Systems in Springfield, Mo. Smith has not regained consciousness since Aug. 8 when he sustained head injuries from a motorcycle accident...
Man charged in Salem apartment shooting (09/12/02)
Michael Allen Jr., 34, of Salem was charged Sept. 4 with felony counts of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm after shots were fired in the Meadows Apartments in Salem. The two charges stem from an incident Sept. 2 when Salem Police Chief Albert Roork said his department responded to a call that gunshots had been fired at the apartments at 7:10 p.m...
Bridge fall victim dies (09/12/02)
A Melbourne man died Sept. 4 after falling 38 feet from the Piney Creek bridge north of Boswell in Izard County. Travis McFarland, 20, died from injuries he sustained Sept. 2 after he fell and struck a log jam and trees that were lodged in a drift at the bridge, said Izard County Sheriff Joe Martz...
Salem man recovering from fall (09/12/02)
After falling from a metal roof at Crown Point Resort in Horseshoe Bend Sept. 3 an 18-year-old Salem man is home recovering from injuries he sustained. Shane Wallace was transported to Fulton County Hospital where he was treated for a hairline pelvic fracture and a broken nose, said Michael Brown, co-owner of Tri-State Roofing in Mammoth Spring...
Fulton gets check to fight mosquitoes (09/12/02)
Fulton County was awarded a check Sept. 3 in the amount of $12,002 from the Governor's Emergency Fund to help combat the West Niles virus. Gov. Huckabee authorized the release of $1 million to be divided among 75 counties for the emergency control of mosquitoes to prevent further spread of the virus...
Young artist pursues dream (09/12/02)
James Shepherd has left his mark on Salem High School. He used a pencil. The young artist designed the covers of the Salem yearbook the past two years, and his illustrations and cartoons graced the pages of the school newspaper, Generation Greyhound, during his high school years. His cartoon senior portrait panels of the past two years were a hit with fellow students whose likenesses were captured through Shepherd's humorous viewpoint...
Fulton, Izard announce municipal filings (09/12/02)
Following is a list of candidates who have filed for municipal positions in Fulton County: SalemMayor: Gary ClaytonRecorder/treasurer: Pamela Pleasant Bryant Aldermen: Ward 1, Position 1 -- Betty Teague; Ward 1, Position 2 -- William Newton; Ward 2, Position 1 -- Roy Williams; Ward 2, Position 2 -- Earl McCullough...
2002 FARM FAMILY (09/12/02)
The Jeff and Sandy Lawrence family of Myrtle have been selected as the 2002 Oregon County Farm Family of the Year. A full look of the family will appear in next week's The South Missourian News.
Dethrow declared winner after manual recount (09/12/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- A manual recount of ballots in the 153rd State Representative District ordered by Secretary of State Matt Blunt has confirmed that Mike Dethrow of Alton won the nomination in the Republican primary on Aug. 6, as originally certified. The Secretary of State's Elections Division announced the results Sept. 5...
MS Baptist offers free oil change (09/12/02)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Brotherhood of the First Baptist Church of Mammoth Spring will give a free oil change to all single adult women. According to Pastor Bruce Stone, the event is set for Sept. 14 from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. at Tire Town, located on Highway 19 in Thayer...
K-9 search leads to drug arrests (09/12/02)
A traffic stop resulted in the recovery of marijuana with a street value of $1,000 Sept. 4 in Mammoth Spring. The marijuana was found with the help of a trained drug dog during a vehicle search that led officers to a second drug bust the following day...
Bobcats bring home win from Salem in season opener (09/12/02)
A win on the road to start the season can jumpstart the fortunes of a high school football team. The Thayer Bobcats hope their 22-8 season opening victory over the Salem Greyhounds Sept. 6 has that kind of effect for them. Looking very much like the big, physical team they are, the Bobcats took control of the game early behind stout line play and a pair of senior playmakers...
MDC opens Cover prairie (09/12/02)
The Dan and Maureen Cover Conservation Prairie Area will be open to an unusual quail hunt this season. In an effort to take care of quail populations and provide a quality hunting opportunity, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering a special hunt on the area...
Bobcats spoil home opener for Greyhounds (09/12/02)
Dealing with adversity is something the Salem Greyhounds are becoming accustomed to lately. First, their head coach, Bob Grass, suffered an apparent heart attack Aug. 28 and was air-lifted to a hospital in Jonesboro. Second, the Greyhounds opened the 2002-03 season with a 22-8 loss at home to the Thayer Bobcats Sept. 6...
MDC opens Cover prairie (09/12/02)
The Dan and Maureen Cover Conservation Prairie Area will be open to an unusual quail hunt this season. In an effort to take care of quail populations and provide a quality hunting opportunity, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering a special hunt on the area...
Bobcats bring home win from Salem in season opener (09/12/02)
A win on the road to start the season can jumpstart the fortunes of a high school football team. The Thayer Bobcats hope their 22-8 season opening victory over the Salem Greyhounds Sept. 6 has that kind of effect for them. Looking very much like the big, physical team they are, the Bobcats took control of the game early behind stout line play and a pair of senior playmakers...
Bobcats spoil home opener for Greyhounds (09/12/02)
Dealing with adversity is something the Salem Greyhounds are becoming accustomed to lately. First, their head coach, Bob Grass, suffered an apparent heart attack Aug. 28 and was air-lifted to a hospital in Jonesboro. Second, the Greyhounds opened the 2002-03 season with a 22-8 loss at home to the Thayer Bobcats Sept. 6...
Stoner, Jones wed (09/12/02)
Jashenia Elizabeth Stoner of Flippin and Heath Daniel Jones of Conway were married Aug. 24, 2002, at Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs. The bride is the daughter of Don Stoner of Mountain Home, and Mrs. Sheila Stoner of Flippin. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Felix Stoner of Flippin and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Bell...
Stoner, Jones wed (09/12/02)
Jashenia Elizabeth Stoner of Flippin and Heath Daniel Jones of Conway were married Aug. 24, 2002, at Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs. The bride is the daughter of Don Stoner of Mountain Home, and Mrs. Sheila Stoner of Flippin. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Felix Stoner of Flippin and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Bell...
Slaughter, Wilson to wed (09/12/02)
Rick and Debbie Slaughter of Thayer and Alan and Shari Wilson of Sedalia, Mo., have announced the upcoming marriage of their children, Erin Lynnette Slaughter and Andrew Brett Wilson. The bride-elect attends the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, and is currently working at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Mo...
Dodd, Ragan to exchange vows (09/12/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Byrd of Benton, Ky., have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney Lynn Dodd, to Eric Justin Kenneth Ragan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ragan of Thayer. The bride is the granddaughter of Mrs. Gladys Adamson of Sikeston, Mo., and the late Elba Adamson, and Mrs. Helen Dodd of Sikeston, and the late Luther Dodd...
Dodd, Ragan to exchange vows (09/12/02)
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Byrd of Benton, Ky., have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney Lynn Dodd, to Eric Justin Kenneth Ragan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ragan of Thayer. The bride is the granddaughter of Mrs. Gladys Adamson of Sikeston, Mo., and the late Elba Adamson, and Mrs. Helen Dodd of Sikeston, and the late Luther Dodd...
Slaughter, Wilson to wed (09/12/02)
Rick and Debbie Slaughter of Thayer and Alan and Shari Wilson of Sedalia, Mo., have announced the upcoming marriage of their children, Erin Lynnette Slaughter and Andrew Brett Wilson. The bride-elect attends the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, and is currently working at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Mo...
Parnells to mark 50th anniversary (09/12/02)
Harlin F. Parnell and Robbie N. Stark Parnell were married Sept. 21, 1952, at Thayer, Mo. They will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 21 at Thayer Church of Christ from 4 to 6 p.m. The church is located on Highway 63 and 142 East. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Parnells to mark 50th anniversary (09/12/02)
Harlin F. Parnell and Robbie N. Stark Parnell were married Sept. 21, 1952, at Thayer, Mo. They will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 21 at Thayer Church of Christ from 4 to 6 p.m. The church is located on Highway 63 and 142 East. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
View From The Fence (09/12/02)
As Americans prepared for the one-year anniversary of the terrorist attack on America, one could not help but reflect upon the event. Everywhere you looked there were news articles and television shows about the victims and the heroes. I sat last week and watched a television news show about Flight 93, the airline that slammed into a field in Pennsylvania with 37 innocent victims on board. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (09/12/02)
On Saturday, Sept. 14, the second annual Arts Fair on the Hill will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fountain Place in Cherokee Village. This is not an arts and crafts show, but rather an occasion promoting the finer arts. In case of a rainout, it will be held the following Saturday...
From my Front Porch (09/12/02)
I have never claimed to be in the running for Mother of the Year. What's the point? Just as soon as the judges managed to pin the tiara on my head, my children would suddenly remember something they considered horribly embarrassing and demand a recount, thus ending my reign...
From my Front Porch (09/12/02)
I have never claimed to be in the running for Mother of the Year. What's the point? Just as soon as the judges managed to pin the tiara on my head, my children would suddenly remember something they considered horribly embarrassing and demand a recount, thus ending my reign...
View From The Fence (09/12/02)
As Americans prepared for the one-year anniversary of the terrorist attack on America, one could not help but reflect upon the event. Everywhere you looked there were news articles and television shows about the victims and the heroes. I sat last week and watched a television news show about Flight 93, the airline that slammed into a field in Pennsylvania with 37 innocent victims on board. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (09/12/02)
On Saturday, Sept. 14, the second annual Arts Fair on the Hill will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fountain Place in Cherokee Village. This is not an arts and crafts show, but rather an occasion promoting the finer arts. In case of a rainout, it will be held the following Saturday...