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Stories from Thursday, October 3, 2002

Cave City student receives single parent scholarship (10/03/02)
Frank Wise, administrator of the Fulton County Hospital, was on a mission to find eligible parents to qualify for a single parent scholarship fund -- and he succeeded. Felicia Bramlett, 33, of Cave City has been awarded the first scholarship in the amount of $500 Sept. 18 from the Ozark Foothills Single Parent Scholarship Fund. She is enrolled in the University of Arkansas Community College in Batesville...
Ash Flat mayor emphasizes experience, availability (10/03/02)
First in a series of interviews with the candidates. The Villager Journal submitted questions to incumbent mayor Pepper Martin of Ash Flat and his challenger, Alderman Brien Nix Hall. Hall did not return his questionnaire. Following are Martin's responses:...
Investigation continues in arson (10/03/02)
A truck suspected of belonging to an arsonist in the Sept. 24 fire in Ash Flat is no longer believed to have been connected to the crime. The truck, a two-tone Ford extended cab, was identified Sept. 25 by Ash Flat Deputy Tim McComas as belonging to a delivery man for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette...
Library friends raise $96,000 (10/03/02)
The Friends of the Library in Horseshoe Bend has raised $96,000 in donations to help fulfill the organization's goal to build a new library because the present library is inadequate in size to serve the needs of northeast Izard County. Roy Crawford, president of the Friends of the Library, said an additional $400,000 will be needed to complete the project...
Fulton firefighters plan public meeting (10/03/02)
Fulton County Firefighters Association President Scott Holloway has announced a public meeting to discuss the proposed one-half cent sales tax that will be on the November ballot. The meeting will be at the Viola Elementary School Cafeteria at 7 p.m. Oct. 8...
Fisher to speak in tri counties (10/03/02)
Jimmie Lou Fisher, state treasurer and candidate for governor of Arkansas, will be in Fulton, Izard and Sharp counties Oct. 4. After a 7 a.m. breakfast in Mel-bourne, she will travel to Court Square in Salem where she will speak and greet supporters from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The public is invited...
Salem City Hall roof bids too high (10/03/02)
Mayor Gary Clayton announced Sept. 26 at the Salem City Council meeting that bids came in higher than the council budgeted for the addition and a new roof to City Hall. The city received six bids from licensed contractors for the construction ranging from $164,600 to a little over $210,000. The projected figure for the work was $125,000. "Unfortunately it didn't turn out very well," said the mayor...
Joining Thayer Rural VFD could reduce insurance premiums (10/03/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Thayer Rural Volunteer Fire Department has incorporated as a public benefit in compliance with state and federal laws. According to rural fire department Secretary/Treasurer Don Smith, this should also allow the fire department to receive federal grants the same as a city fire department would...
Docs vs. Jocks to benefit Alissa Huckabee of Thayer (10/03/02)
WEST PLAINS -- Alissa Huckabee has the world wrapped around her finger, or at least it appears so to those who know her. The little blonde girl with the infectious smile and big blue eyes knows just the right way to pout when she wants something and how to flash her pretty smile when she wants others to know she's happy...
Cave City student receives single parent scholarship (10/03/02)
Frank Wise, administrator of the Fulton County Hospital, was on a mission to find eligible parents to qualify for a single parent scholarship fund -- and he succeeded. Felicia Bramlett, 33, of Cave City has been awarded the first scholarship in the amount of $500 Sept. 18 from the Ozark Foothills Single Parent Scholarship Fund. She is enrolled in the University of Arkansas Community College in Batesville...
Ash Flat mayor emphasizes experience, availability (10/03/02)
First in a series of interviews with the candidates. The Villager Journal submitted questions to incumbent mayor Pepper Martin of Ash Flat and his challenger, Alderman Brien Nix Hall. Hall did not return his questionnaire. Following are Martin's responses:...
Investigation continues in arson (10/03/02)
A truck suspected of belonging to an arsonist in the Sept. 24 fire in Ash Flat is no longer believed to have been connected to the crime. The truck, a two-tone Ford extended cab, was identified Sept. 25 by Ash Flat Deputy Tim McComas as belonging to a delivery man for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette...
Library friends raise $96,000 (10/03/02)
The Friends of the Library in Horseshoe Bend has raised $96,000 in donations to help fulfill the organization's goal to build a new library because the present library is inadequate in size to serve the needs of northeast Izard County. Roy Crawford, president of the Friends of the Library, said an additional $400,000 will be needed to complete the project...
Fulton firefighters plan public meeting (10/03/02)
Fulton County Firefighters Association President Scott Holloway has announced a public meeting to discuss the proposed one-half cent sales tax that will be on the November ballot. The meeting will be at the Viola Elementary School Cafeteria at 7 p.m. Oct. 8...
Fisher to speak in tri counties (10/03/02)
Jimmie Lou Fisher, state treasurer and candidate for governor of Arkansas, will be in Fulton, Izard and Sharp counties Oct. 4. After a 7 a.m. breakfast in Mel-bourne, she will travel to Court Square in Salem where she will speak and greet supporters from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The public is invited...
Salem City Hall roof bids too high (10/03/02)
Mayor Gary Clayton announced Sept. 26 at the Salem City Council meeting that bids came in higher than the council budgeted for the addition and a new roof to City Hall. The city received six bids from licensed contractors for the construction ranging from $164,600 to a little over $210,000. The projected figure for the work was $125,000. "Unfortunately it didn't turn out very well," said the mayor...
Joining Thayer Rural VFD could reduce insurance premiums (10/03/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Thayer Rural Volunteer Fire Department has incorporated as a public benefit in compliance with state and federal laws. According to rural fire department Secretary/Treasurer Don Smith, this should also allow the fire department to receive federal grants the same as a city fire department would...
Docs vs. Jocks to benefit Alissa Huckabee of Thayer (10/03/02)
WEST PLAINS -- Alissa Huckabee has the world wrapped around her finger, or at least it appears so to those who know her. The little blonde girl with the infectious smile and big blue eyes knows just the right way to pout when she wants something and how to flash her pretty smile when she wants others to know she's happy...