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Stories from Thursday, October 24, 2002

Crase says signs needed at both 63/19 intersections (10/24/02)
THAYER -- Thayer and Mammoth Spring businessman Bob Crase has been busy recently trying to convince the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) that a stretch of highway in the Thayer city limits needs and deserves business route signs furnished by the transportation department...
Bend MRID clears up rumors (10/24/02)
Two rumors circulating in Horseshoe Bend were brought to the attention of the MRID Commissioners at their meeting Oct. 15. Rumor: Swimming pools will be closed next year; Truth: Both swimming pools will be opened as usual next year, according to the schedule. Rumor: Golf fees will be doubled or tripled next year; Truth: As of this date annual greens fees/memberships are not going to be increased for the coming year...
Medlock Truss relocates to Fulton County (10/24/02)
Even after surviving the hardship of the great flood in 1981, Medlock Truss Company had no plans to relocate its plant until the state forced the move. The state purchased the Medlock's land for the Hardy bypass. The company moved its plant from Sharp County to Fulton County...
Gamblers raise money for Bend chamber (10/24/02)
For the sum of $5 gamblers received $6,000 in play money for Horseshoe Casino Night held Oct. 19 at Hillhigh Hotel and Spa with all proceeds donated to Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce. The money from the fund-raiser will be used for promoting the town through advertising in magazines and maintaining billboards...
Heartbeat of the Community works for Downtown Thayer Inc. (10/24/02)
THAYER -- Downtown Thayer Inc. is made up of concerned businesses and individuals who are working toward the revitalization of downtown Thayer. One downtown spokesperson said the group is to preserve and improve Thayer's historic downtown as the "heartbeat of the community: through concentrated efforts in organization, design, beautification, promotion and economic restructuring."...
Court talks of relocating jail, sheriff, courtroom (10/24/02)
At the Fulton County Quorum Court meeting Oct. 14 members of the court requested Judge Curren Everett review the feasibility of relocating the jail, sheriff's office and courtroom to the now vacant building that formerly housed the Tri-County Shirt Factory...
Barbecue, concert to raise funds for Salem band (10/24/02)
To help raise money for the Salem High School Band, the Salem VFW Post 9777 and Ladies' Auxiliary and Salem Lodge 418 F&AM will hold a barbecue and band concert Oct. 26 at the Salem VFW on Highway 395. Gene Maguffee, VFW Post 9777 member, said the post and the band will sell 400 tickets at a cost of $5 per person. If the event is a sellout $2,000 will be raised for the band...
Bend MRID clears up rumors (10/24/02)
Two rumors circulating in Horseshoe Bend were brought to the attention of the MRID Commissioners at their meeting Oct. 15. Rumor: Swimming pools will be closed next year; Truth: Both swimming pools will be opened as usual next year, according to the schedule. Rumor: Golf fees will be doubled or tripled next year; Truth: As of this date annual greens fees/memberships are not going to be increased for the coming year...
Heartbeat of the Community works for Downtown Thayer Inc. (10/24/02)
THAYER -- Downtown Thayer Inc. is made up of concerned businesses and individuals who are working toward the revitalization of downtown Thayer. One downtown spokesperson said the group is to preserve and improve Thayer's historic downtown as the "heartbeat of the community: through concentrated efforts in organization, design, beautification, promotion and economic restructuring."...
Medlock Truss relocates to Fulton County (10/24/02)
Even after surviving the hardship of the great flood in 1981, Medlock Truss Company had no plans to relocate its plant until the state forced the move. The state purchased the Medlock's land for the Hardy bypass. The company moved its plant from Sharp County to Fulton County...
Gamblers raise money for Bend chamber (10/24/02)
For the sum of $5 gamblers received $6,000 in play money for Horseshoe Casino Night held Oct. 19 at Hillhigh Hotel and Spa with all proceeds donated to Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce. The money from the fund-raiser will be used for promoting the town through advertising in magazines and maintaining billboards...
Crase says signs needed at both 63/19 intersections (10/24/02)
THAYER -- Thayer and Mammoth Spring businessman Bob Crase has been busy recently trying to convince the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) that a stretch of highway in the Thayer city limits needs and deserves business route signs furnished by the transportation department...
Court talks of relocating jail, sheriff, courtroom (10/24/02)
At the Fulton County Quorum Court meeting Oct. 14 members of the court requested Judge Curren Everett review the feasibility of relocating the jail, sheriff's office and courtroom to the now vacant building that formerly housed the Tri-County Shirt Factory...
Barbecue, concert to raise funds for Salem band (10/24/02)
To help raise money for the Salem High School Band, the Salem VFW Post 9777 and Ladies' Auxiliary and Salem Lodge 418 F&AM will hold a barbecue and band concert Oct. 26 at the Salem VFW on Highway 395. Gene Maguffee, VFW Post 9777 member, said the post and the band will sell 400 tickets at a cost of $5 per person. If the event is a sellout $2,000 will be raised for the band...
Bradley/Neal family set reunion (10/24/02)
The Bradley/Neal reunion will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 26 at the home of Lonnie Neal one mile west of the old Byron store. Turn on Liberty Rd. It's the first driveway on the left. For more information call 458-2471. All are welcome.
Pleasant Ridge sets singing (10/24/02)
The Pleasant Ridge Community Church, eight miles north of Poughkeepsie in the Sitka community, will hold a monthly singing Oct. 26 starting at 7 p.m. The Howell Family from Thayer will be the guest singers. Everyone is invited to attend. A time of fellowship will be held after the singing in the church fellowship hall...
Ozarka slates England, Scotland trip (10/24/02)
Ozarka College, in association with EF Educational Tours, is making reservations for a trip to England and Scotland during the summer of 2003. The trip is entitled the "Shakespeare, Dickens and Scott Tour." Samantha Thornsberry, English instructor at Ozarka, is organizing the tour that will depart from the Little Rock Airport May 29 and return June 7...
Mammoth Spring native to practice at Salem 1st Care (10/24/02)
Chris Cochran, MD, will soon begin seeing patients at Salem 1st Care, 172 Highway 62 East, Suite 1 in Salem. Cochran is an internal medicine physician. A native of northern Arkansas, Cochran said he is looking forward to treating the residents of the area. "My family is here," he explained. "I was raised here and feel at home. After completing my education, I realized that this area made me who I am. Coming back here just seemed to fit."...
Flint knapping workshop slated at Mammoth park (10/24/02)
A flint knapping workshop for beginners will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at Mammoth Spring State Park pavilion. The event is presented by Jack Waling and Roy England and is an opportunity to learn the basics of an ancient art used throughout history. Participants can learn the basic skills of flint knapping and create their own arrowhead point at the workshop. The workshop is designed for ages 14 and up...
Pleasant Ridge sets singing (10/24/02)
The Pleasant Ridge Community Church, eight miles north of Poughkeepsie in the Sitka community, will hold a monthly singing Oct. 26 starting at 7 p.m. The Howell Family from Thayer will be the guest singers. Everyone is invited to attend. A time of fellowship will be held after the singing in the church fellowship hall...
Ozarka slates England, Scotland trip (10/24/02)
Ozarka College, in association with EF Educational Tours, is making reservations for a trip to England and Scotland during the summer of 2003. The trip is entitled the "Shakespeare, Dickens and Scott Tour." Samantha Thornsberry, English instructor at Ozarka, is organizing the tour that will depart from the Little Rock Airport May 29 and return June 7...
Flint knapping workshop slated at Mammoth park (10/24/02)
A flint knapping workshop for beginners will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at Mammoth Spring State Park pavilion. The event is presented by Jack Waling and Roy England and is an opportunity to learn the basics of an ancient art used throughout history. Participants can learn the basic skills of flint knapping and create their own arrowhead point at the workshop. The workshop is designed for ages 14 and up...
Mammoth Spring native to practice at Salem 1st Care (10/24/02)
Chris Cochran, MD, will soon begin seeing patients at Salem 1st Care, 172 Highway 62 East, Suite 1 in Salem. Cochran is an internal medicine physician. A native of northern Arkansas, Cochran said he is looking forward to treating the residents of the area. "My family is here," he explained. "I was raised here and feel at home. After completing my education, I realized that this area made me who I am. Coming back here just seemed to fit."...
Bradley/Neal family set reunion (10/24/02)
The Bradley/Neal reunion will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 26 at the home of Lonnie Neal one mile west of the old Byron store. Turn on Liberty Rd. It's the first driveway on the left. For more information call 458-2471. All are welcome.
Bobcats best Bulldogs (10/24/02)
The Thayer Bobcats improved to 6-1 on the football season Oct. 18, as they traveled to Cabool to take on the Bulldogs. Despite a sluggish first half, the Bobcats left Cabool with a 42-20 win. The 'Dogs proved to be a worthy opponent the first half as they led Thayer by a score of 13-12 at the halftime intermission...
Commission plans no additional regulations restricting deer hunting with dogs (10/24/02)
Addressing fears from some deer hunters that use dogs, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission put to rest any concerns that additional restrictions would be forthcoming. Commissioners passed a resolution stating that there is no need for further limits on deer hunting with dogs...
Overuse injuries can be prevented (10/24/02)
Unfortunately, the road to becoming strong and fit hits an occasional speed bump. The culprit is often an overuse injury. These injuries not only restrict your fitness routine, but often are very painful as well. Sometimes referred to as repetitive stress or cumulative trauma disorders, these injuries are sadly common but frequently preventable...
Cougars no match for Greyhounds (10/24/02)
The Rector Cougars fell to the Salem Greyhounds 47-7 at home Friday night. The Cougars had the ball first but were forced to punt. On their first play of the night from scrimmage tailback Duane Slagley ran the ball to the Cougar 17 yard line. Salem then fumbled and Anthony Stanley tackled the Greyhound back who recovered the ball for a seven yard loss...
Cougars no match for Greyhounds (10/24/02)
The Rector Cougars fell to the Salem Greyhounds 47-7 at home Friday night. The Cougars had the ball first but were forced to punt. On their first play of the night from scrimmage tailback Duane Slagley ran the ball to the Cougar 17 yard line. Salem then fumbled and Anthony Stanley tackled the Greyhound back who recovered the ball for a seven yard loss...
Commission plans no additional regulations restricting deer hunting with dogs (10/24/02)
Addressing fears from some deer hunters that use dogs, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission put to rest any concerns that additional restrictions would be forthcoming. Commissioners passed a resolution stating that there is no need for further limits on deer hunting with dogs...
Overuse injuries can be prevented (10/24/02)
Unfortunately, the road to becoming strong and fit hits an occasional speed bump. The culprit is often an overuse injury. These injuries not only restrict your fitness routine, but often are very painful as well. Sometimes referred to as repetitive stress or cumulative trauma disorders, these injuries are sadly common but frequently preventable...
Bobcats best Bulldogs (10/24/02)
The Thayer Bobcats improved to 6-1 on the football season Oct. 18, as they traveled to Cabool to take on the Bulldogs. Despite a sluggish first half, the Bobcats left Cabool with a 42-20 win. The 'Dogs proved to be a worthy opponent the first half as they led Thayer by a score of 13-12 at the halftime intermission...
Lora Cathey (10/24/02)
Lora Armstrong Cathey, 88, of Broken Bow, Okla. passed away Oct. 14, 2002, at her residence. She as born Aug. 8, 1914 at Wirth. Cathey was a homemaker and also taught school in Oklahoma and Arkansas for several years. She enjoyed quilting, sewing and working in the garden. She was a member of the Eastside Missionary Baptist Church in Broken Bow. Lora married Floyd N. Cathey on Sept. 9, 1941 in Hardy. They made their home in Broken Bow for 48 years after moving from Thayer...
John H. Laymon (10/24/02)
John H. Laymon, 83, of Harrison, Ark. died Oct. 18, 2002, in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born Sept. 2, 1919, at Elizabeth, Ark. He was a veteran having served in the U. S. Army during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Marshall VFW and the Church of God...
"Gene" King (10/24/02)
Ray E. "Gene" King, 50, of Cave City, died Oct. 17, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 24, 1951, at Noblesville, Ind., he was the son of Raymond J. and Eunice Brown King. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Brenda King of the home; two sons -- Jimmy King of Calamine and Johnny King of Cave City; a daughter, Regina Bowden of Cave City; two brothers -- Anthony Dale King of Cave City and Raymond Dean King of Knoxville, Tenn.; his parents Raymond and Euncie King of Cave City; a sister, Rebecca Gail McCrackin of Calamine; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Ralph Kipfer (10/24/02)
Ralph Thomas Kipfer, 76, of Franklin, Ark. was born Oct. 5, 1926, in Harbor Beach, Mich. to Arnold John and Elizabeth Forstner Kipfer. He went home to be with the Lord Oct. 12, 2002, in Salem. He attended school at Harbor Beach, Mich., and General Motors Institute in Flint, Mich. ...
Roy Gene Miles (10/24/02)
Roy Gene Miles, 50, son of Udell and the late Audra Ferguson Miles was born Dec. 12, 1951, in Mississippi. He lost his battle with lung cancer Oct. 18, 2002, in Oxford, Ark. He was married to Jackie Stephens Aug. 2, 1980, in Jackson, Miss., and to this union two children were born. During his working years he was a carpenter. He has been a resident of Oxford since August of 1995. He was a loving husband, father, and friend. He was of the Baptist faith...
Johnny L. Gray (10/24/02)
Johnny L. Gray, 74, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 20. 2002. He was born Aug. 9, 1928, in Hardy, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Hazel V. Gray of Cherokee Village. Arrangments will be announced at a later date...
John H. Wimpy (10/24/02)
~Died 10-12-2002 John H. Wimpy of Tyronza, Ark., passed away Oct. 12, 2002, at his home. Memorial services were Oct. 19 at the Tyronza Church of Christ in Tyronza, Ark. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.
Zach Landes (10/24/02)
Zach Landes, 5, of Oklahoma City, Okla., passed away Oct. 15, 2002, at his home after a three year battle with brain cancer. He was born Sept. 17, 1997 in Oklahoma City to Mark and Patty Landes. He was raised in Oklahoma City and attended pre-school at Will Rogers Elementary School...
Clifford Halcomb (10/24/02)
Clifford Halcomb, 79, son of the late Dolphus C. Halcomb and Lora Mae Montgomery Halcomb was born June 26, 1923, in Thayer, and died Oct. 17, 2002, in Denton, Texas. He was married Nov. 9, 1957, in Savannah, Mo. to Louise Rogers. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served three years in the European Theater during World War II. ...
Lowell Edward Zeigler (10/24/02)
Lowell Edward Zeigler, 81, of Salem, son of the late Vernon Bentley and Lillie Florence Coggins Zeigler was born Dec. 9, 1920, at Whiteflat, Texas. He departed this life Oct. 17, 2002, at Salem. He was married to Anna Ruth Williams Aug. 1, 1942, at Agnos, and to this union two children were born. ...
Larry Jo Clifton (10/24/02)
Larry Joe Clifton, 48, of Brazoria, Texas, formerly of Viola, died Oct. 15, 2002 at his home. Born April 16, 1954, in Carlsbad, NM, he was the son of Raymond Clifton and Margie Sherry Clifton. During his working years, he was employed by Colortile of Melbourne, Empire Gas of Salem and for many years he worked the Clifton family dairy farm at Viola. He was a member of the Mid-America Dairy Farmers Association, and was of the Lutheran faith...
Bobby Gene Fox (10/24/02)
Bobby Gene Fox, 62, of Hardy, died Oct. 8, 2002, in Mountain Home. Born Jan. 15, 1940 in Huntington, he was a retired state plumbing inspector and a member of Huntington Masonic Lodge No. 498. Survivors include his wife, Linda of their home; two daughters -- Tammy Whitworth of Greenwood and Tracy King of Lavaca; Terry Fox of Wichita, Kan.; four step sons -- Richard Anthony Goodman, Rodney Arron Goodman, Russell Andrew Goodman all of Hardy, and Clayton Lynn Smith of Jasper; four grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Herbert C. Meyer (10/24/02)
Herbert C. "Herb" Meyer died Oct. 11, 2002. he was preceded in death by his wife, Alice. They were long time residents of Deshler, Ohio and moved to Cherokee Village in 1988. Herb moved to Denver, Colo. in 1998. Survivors include two sons, Walter (Karyl) of Denver, Colo., and Robert (Elizabeth) of West Alexandria, Ohio, sister-in-law, Loretta of Greensburg, Pa.; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter...
Emily Ann Matty (10/24/02)
Emily Ann Matty, 89, of Camp, Ark., was born June 18, 1913, in Wausaukee, Wis., and passed away Oct. 14, 2002, at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Thayer, Mo. Survivors include five sons, Ronald Matty and wife, Susan of New Berlin, Wis., Vernon Matty and wife, Patricia of Greendale, Wis., Terence Matty of Germantown, Wis., Harry James Matty of Camp, Ark., and Robert Matty and wife, Patricia of Cherokee Village; one daughter, Carole Robe of Agnos; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.. ...
Wanda Lucille Gardner (10/24/02)
Wanda Lucille Gardner, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late James Lenuel and Nola Mae (Langston) Potter was born May 25, 1927, at Blanchard, Okla. She departed this life Oct. 13, 2002, at Salem, Ark. She was married to Kenneth R. Gardner Dec. ...
Harold J. Renner (10/24/02)
Harold J. Renner, 93, of Hardy, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, at the white River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 15, 1909, in Lebanon, Ill., the son of Bert H. Renner and Dora (Wilson) Renner. He was a graduate of Blackburn College in Carlinville, Ill.; the Illinois State University in Normal, Ill.; and the University of Illinois in Champaign, Ill. ...
John H. Laymon (10/24/02)
John H. Laymon, 83, of Harrison, Ark. died Oct. 18, 2002, in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born Sept. 2, 1919, at Elizabeth, Ark. He was a veteran having served in the U. S. Army during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Marshall VFW and the Church of God...
Lora Cathey (10/24/02)
Lora Armstrong Cathey, 88, of Broken Bow, Okla. passed away Oct. 14, 2002, at her residence. She as born Aug. 8, 1914 at Wirth. Cathey was a homemaker and also taught school in Oklahoma and Arkansas for several years. She enjoyed quilting, sewing and working in the garden. She was a member of the Eastside Missionary Baptist Church in Broken Bow. Lora married Floyd N. Cathey on Sept. 9, 1941 in Hardy. They made their home in Broken Bow for 48 years after moving from Thayer...
Johnny L. Gray (10/24/02)
Johnny L. Gray, 74, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 20. 2002. He was born Aug. 9, 1928, in Hardy, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Hazel V. Gray of Cherokee Village. Arrangments will be announced at a later date...
John H. Wimpy (10/24/02)
~Died 10-12-2002 John H. Wimpy of Tyronza, Ark., passed away Oct. 12, 2002, at his home. Memorial services were Oct. 19 at the Tyronza Church of Christ in Tyronza, Ark. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.
Zach Landes (10/24/02)
Zach Landes, 5, of Oklahoma City, Okla., passed away Oct. 15, 2002, at his home after a three year battle with brain cancer. He was born Sept. 17, 1997 in Oklahoma City to Mark and Patty Landes. He was raised in Oklahoma City and attended pre-school at Will Rogers Elementary School...
Clifford Halcomb (10/24/02)
Clifford Halcomb, 79, son of the late Dolphus C. Halcomb and Lora Mae Montgomery Halcomb was born June 26, 1923, in Thayer, and died Oct. 17, 2002, in Denton, Texas. He was married Nov. 9, 1957, in Savannah, Mo. to Louise Rogers. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served three years in the European Theater during World War II. ...
Lowell Edward Zeigler (10/24/02)
Lowell Edward Zeigler, 81, of Salem, son of the late Vernon Bentley and Lillie Florence Coggins Zeigler was born Dec. 9, 1920, at Whiteflat, Texas. He departed this life Oct. 17, 2002, at Salem. He was married to Anna Ruth Williams Aug. 1, 1942, at Agnos, and to this union two children were born. ...
"Gene" King (10/24/02)
Ray E. "Gene" King, 50, of Cave City, died Oct. 17, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 24, 1951, at Noblesville, Ind., he was the son of Raymond J. and Eunice Brown King. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Brenda King of the home; two sons -- Jimmy King of Calamine and Johnny King of Cave City; a daughter, Regina Bowden of Cave City; two brothers -- Anthony Dale King of Cave City and Raymond Dean King of Knoxville, Tenn.; his parents Raymond and Euncie King of Cave City; a sister, Rebecca Gail McCrackin of Calamine; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Roy Gene Miles (10/24/02)
Roy Gene Miles, 50, son of Udell and the late Audra Ferguson Miles was born Dec. 12, 1951, in Mississippi. He lost his battle with lung cancer Oct. 18, 2002, in Oxford, Ark. He was married to Jackie Stephens Aug. 2, 1980, in Jackson, Miss., and to this union two children were born. During his working years he was a carpenter. He has been a resident of Oxford since August of 1995. He was a loving husband, father, and friend. He was of the Baptist faith...
Ralph Kipfer (10/24/02)
Ralph Thomas Kipfer, 76, of Franklin, Ark. was born Oct. 5, 1926, in Harbor Beach, Mich. to Arnold John and Elizabeth Forstner Kipfer. He went home to be with the Lord Oct. 12, 2002, in Salem. He attended school at Harbor Beach, Mich., and General Motors Institute in Flint, Mich. ...
Herbert C. Meyer (10/24/02)
Herbert C. "Herb" Meyer died Oct. 11, 2002. he was preceded in death by his wife, Alice. They were long time residents of Deshler, Ohio and moved to Cherokee Village in 1988. Herb moved to Denver, Colo. in 1998. Survivors include two sons, Walter (Karyl) of Denver, Colo., and Robert (Elizabeth) of West Alexandria, Ohio, sister-in-law, Loretta of Greensburg, Pa.; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter...
Bobby Gene Fox (10/24/02)
Bobby Gene Fox, 62, of Hardy, died Oct. 8, 2002, in Mountain Home. Born Jan. 15, 1940 in Huntington, he was a retired state plumbing inspector and a member of Huntington Masonic Lodge No. 498. Survivors include his wife, Linda of their home; two daughters -- Tammy Whitworth of Greenwood and Tracy King of Lavaca; Terry Fox of Wichita, Kan.; four step sons -- Richard Anthony Goodman, Rodney Arron Goodman, Russell Andrew Goodman all of Hardy, and Clayton Lynn Smith of Jasper; four grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Larry Jo Clifton (10/24/02)
Larry Joe Clifton, 48, of Brazoria, Texas, formerly of Viola, died Oct. 15, 2002 at his home. Born April 16, 1954, in Carlsbad, NM, he was the son of Raymond Clifton and Margie Sherry Clifton. During his working years, he was employed by Colortile of Melbourne, Empire Gas of Salem and for many years he worked the Clifton family dairy farm at Viola. He was a member of the Mid-America Dairy Farmers Association, and was of the Lutheran faith...
Emily Ann Matty (10/24/02)
Emily Ann Matty, 89, of Camp, Ark., was born June 18, 1913, in Wausaukee, Wis., and passed away Oct. 14, 2002, at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Thayer, Mo. Survivors include five sons, Ronald Matty and wife, Susan of New Berlin, Wis., Vernon Matty and wife, Patricia of Greendale, Wis., Terence Matty of Germantown, Wis., Harry James Matty of Camp, Ark., and Robert Matty and wife, Patricia of Cherokee Village; one daughter, Carole Robe of Agnos; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.. ...
Wanda Lucille Gardner (10/24/02)
Wanda Lucille Gardner, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late James Lenuel and Nola Mae (Langston) Potter was born May 25, 1927, at Blanchard, Okla. She departed this life Oct. 13, 2002, at Salem, Ark. She was married to Kenneth R. Gardner Dec. ...
Harold J. Renner (10/24/02)
Harold J. Renner, 93, of Hardy, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, at the white River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 15, 1909, in Lebanon, Ill., the son of Bert H. Renner and Dora (Wilson) Renner. He was a graduate of Blackburn College in Carlinville, Ill.; the Illinois State University in Normal, Ill.; and the University of Illinois in Champaign, Ill. ...
Grayson Thomas Rogers (10/24/02)
Dr. Trent and Michelle Rogers of Jefferson City, Mo., have announced the birth of their son, Grayson Thomas Rogers, Oct. 9, 2002. He weighed 1 pound, 8 ounces, and was 12 inches long. He was welcomed by his sister, Emma, 2-1/2 years. Grandparents are Dale and Peggy Rogers of Thayer and Mickey and Pat Griffin of Flippin...
Grayson Thomas Rogers (10/24/02)
Dr. Trent and Michelle Rogers of Jefferson City, Mo., have announced the birth of their son, Grayson Thomas Rogers, Oct. 9, 2002. He weighed 1 pound, 8 ounces, and was 12 inches long. He was welcomed by his sister, Emma, 2-1/2 years. Grandparents are Dale and Peggy Rogers of Thayer and Mickey and Pat Griffin of Flippin...
Kahoun, Johnson slate nuptials (10/24/02)
Maria Francesca Kahoun and Kevin Matthew Johnson have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jacqueline M. Kahoun of Horseshoe Bend and the late Donald E. Kahoun. The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Don Johnson of Fort Smith...
Kahoun, Johnson slate nuptials (10/24/02)
Maria Francesca Kahoun and Kevin Matthew Johnson have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jacqueline M. Kahoun of Horseshoe Bend and the late Donald E. Kahoun. The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Don Johnson of Fort Smith...
Hurtts to mark 25th anniversary (10/24/02)
William and Lisa Hurtt of Salem celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Oct. 22. They have two children -- Rusty, 20, who owns Rusty's Tire & Lube Express in Salem, and Robbie, 17, who is a junior at Salem High School. He competes in motocross racing and basketball...
Hurtts to mark 25th anniversary (10/24/02)
William and Lisa Hurtt of Salem celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Oct. 22. They have two children -- Rusty, 20, who owns Rusty's Tire & Lube Express in Salem, and Robbie, 17, who is a junior at Salem High School. He competes in motocross racing and basketball...
Boldly Going Nowhere (10/24/02)
A woman always has the last word in any argument, while anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument. A woman marries a man expecting he will change but he doesn't, while a man marries a woman expecting she won't change but she does. A woman worries about the future until she gets a husband, while a man never worries about the future until he gets a wife...
From my Front Porch (10/24/02)
Last week the president of the United States delivered a speech in Springfield, Mo., -- less than two-hours from my home. As a freelance journalist, I strive to do my job with perseverance and integrity, so I seized the opportunity. I contacted officials in our nation's capitol and submitted to an FBI background check. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (10/24/02)
A woman always has the last word in any argument, while anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument. A woman marries a man expecting he will change but he doesn't, while a man marries a woman expecting she won't change but she does. A woman worries about the future until she gets a husband, while a man never worries about the future until he gets a wife...
From my Front Porch (10/24/02)
Last week the president of the United States delivered a speech in Springfield, Mo., -- less than two-hours from my home. As a freelance journalist, I strive to do my job with perseverance and integrity, so I seized the opportunity. I contacted officials in our nation's capitol and submitted to an FBI background check. ...