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Stories from Thursday, January 9, 2003

Salem man arrested for shoplifting (01/09/03)
On Dec. 28 Ash Flat Police Office Tim McComas and Sharp County sheriff's deputies arrested Jimmy Dale Clayton, 55, of Salem on several felony drug charges after investigating a shoplifting complaint at the Flash Market in Ash Flat. After placing Clayton under arrest for shoplifting, officers searched his vehicle and discovered a substantial quantity of suspected methamphetamine, some suspected marijuana, suspected clandestine methamphetamine components and pills containing pseudoephedrine...
MoDOT will resurface roads in Oregon County (01/09/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has awarded a resurfacing contract in three southern Missouri counties, including Oregon. The work in the county will involve Route 160 from Route 99 to Route 19. The contract was awarded to Journagan Construction of Springfield...
Rust Communications buys newspapers in Iowa, Indiana (01/09/03)
Rust Communications Inc., which owns Areawide Media, has acquired several newspapers in northwestern Iowa and one in Indiana from Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. of Birmingham, Ala. The newspaper ownership changes were announced last week in Iowa and Indiana. The effective date of the purchases is Jan. 1...
New crime data system will help officer with reports (01/09/03)
Fulton County had one of the lowest overall rates for recovered property in 2001, according to data from the Arkansas Crime Information Center. ACIC reported that in 2001 Fulton County had a recovery rate of 9.6 percent. In response Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz said some cases are pending and recovered property is being held, so he questions the validity of the ACIC figures...
Murder suspect arrested on drug charges (01/09/03)
Murder suspect Jesse Petty is behind bars again. The 21-year-old Batesville man was out on bond when he was arrested Dec. 30 on drug charges. Trooper Jeremy Hughes of the Arkansas State Police stopped Petty for driving left of center, and during a driver's license check Hughes discovered Petty's licenses had been suspended...
Salem teen-age dancer sees star rising (01/09/03)
Doors are opening for 15-year-old Jake Taylor of Salem who has been imitating performers like Michael Jackson since the age of 3. His mom, Evelyn Stuart, said she knew her son was destined to perform when he started walking. Taylor traveled to Kansas City, Mo., in October for Model Search America. Numerous modeling agencies and agents attended the event to review modeling talents...
5-year-old dies in fire (01/09/03)
A 5-year-old child was nearly within reach of her father's arms when she turned and ran into a back bedroom of a burning mobile home in Horseshoe Bend in the early morning hours of Jan. 7, according to Mark Long, a police officer at the scene. Brittney Alberson perished in the fire as her father, Kelly Alberson, tried to pull aluminum siding from the home, apparently in a frantic effort to rescue his child. Alberson suffered bad burns and cuts on his hands in the process but refused treatment...
5-year-old dies in fire (01/09/03)
A 5-year-old child was nearly within reach of her father's arms when she turned and ran into a back bedroom of a burning mobile home in Horseshoe Bend in the early morning hours of Jan. 7, according to Mark Long, a police officer at the scene. Brittney Alberson perished in the fire as her father, Kelly Alberson, tried to pull aluminum siding from the home, apparently in a frantic effort to rescue his child. Alberson suffered bad burns and cuts on his hands in the process but refused treatment...
Thayer SB reports on meeting (01/09/03)
THAYER -- The accounting firm of Egan, Mangold and Schultz was appointed as auditors for the year ending June 30, 2003, by members of the Thayer School Board at its meeting Dec. 12. Richard Werner and Associates of Springfield was chosen to be the architect for the new elementary building project...
Horseshoe Bend golf course hours (01/09/03)
MRID met Dec. 17 with the office manager, three commissioners and three guests present. The November financial report was as follows: income -- $102,397.81; expenses -- $51,397.54; net gain was $51,000.27. Year-to-date finances were as follows: income -- 610,862.64; expenses -- $540,257.01; net gain was $70,605.63. Cash on hand at the end of November was $171,647.29...
Rust Communications buys newspapers in Iowa, Indiana (01/09/03)
Rust Communications Inc., which owns Areawide Media, has acquired several newspapers in northwestern Iowa and one in Indiana from Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. of Birmingham, Ala. The newspaper ownership changes were announced last week in Iowa and Indiana. The effective date of the purchases is Jan. 1...
New crime data system will help officer with reports (01/09/03)
Fulton County had one of the lowest overall rates for recovered property in 2001, according to data from the Arkansas Crime Information Center. ACIC reported that in 2001 Fulton County had a recovery rate of 9.6 percent. In response Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz said some cases are pending and recovered property is being held, so he questions the validity of the ACIC figures...
Taking a look at 2002 (01/09/03)
Continued from last week.AREA -- JULY: The second part of 2002, starting in early July, saw severe storms roll through the Alton and Couch communities in Oregon County. Longtime Thayer community leader and volunteer Dorothy Ellis received the Thayer Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award at the annual Thayer Chamber of Commerce Banquet...
Murder suspect arrested on drug charges (01/09/03)
Murder suspect Jesse Petty is behind bars again. The 21-year-old Batesville man was out on bond when he was arrested Dec. 30 on drug charges. Trooper Jeremy Hughes of the Arkansas State Police stopped Petty for driving left of center, and during a driver's license check Hughes discovered Petty's licenses had been suspended...
MoDOT will resurface roads in Oregon County (01/09/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has awarded a resurfacing contract in three southern Missouri counties, including Oregon. The work in the county will involve Route 160 from Route 99 to Route 19. The contract was awarded to Journagan Construction of Springfield...
Thayer SB reports on meeting (01/09/03)
THAYER -- The accounting firm of Egan, Mangold and Schultz was appointed as auditors for the year ending June 30, 2003, by members of the Thayer School Board at its meeting Dec. 12. Richard Werner and Associates of Springfield was chosen to be the architect for the new elementary building project...
Taking a look at 2002 (01/09/03)
Continued from last week.AREA -- JULY: The second part of 2002, starting in early July, saw severe storms roll through the Alton and Couch communities in Oregon County. Longtime Thayer community leader and volunteer Dorothy Ellis received the Thayer Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award at the annual Thayer Chamber of Commerce Banquet...
Horseshoe Bend golf course hours (01/09/03)
MRID met Dec. 17 with the office manager, three commissioners and three guests present. The November financial report was as follows: income -- $102,397.81; expenses -- $51,397.54; net gain was $51,000.27. Year-to-date finances were as follows: income -- 610,862.64; expenses -- $540,257.01; net gain was $70,605.63. Cash on hand at the end of November was $171,647.29...
Salem teen-age dancer sees star rising (01/09/03)
Doors are opening for 15-year-old Jake Taylor of Salem who has been imitating performers like Michael Jackson since the age of 3. His mom, Evelyn Stuart, said she knew her son was destined to perform when he started walking. Taylor traveled to Kansas City, Mo., in October for Model Search America. Numerous modeling agencies and agents attended the event to review modeling talents...
Salem man arrested for shoplifting (01/09/03)
On Dec. 28 Ash Flat Police Office Tim McComas and Sharp County sheriff's deputies arrested Jimmy Dale Clayton, 55, of Salem on several felony drug charges after investigating a shoplifting complaint at the Flash Market in Ash Flat. After placing Clayton under arrest for shoplifting, officers searched his vehicle and discovered a substantial quantity of suspected methamphetamine, some suspected marijuana, suspected clandestine methamphetamine components and pills containing pseudoephedrine...
Taking a look at 2002 (01/09/03)
Continued from last week.AREA -- JULY: The second part of 2002, starting in early July, saw severe storms roll through the Alton and Couch communities in Oregon County. Longtime Thayer community leader and volunteer Dorothy Ellis received the Thayer Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award at the annual Thayer Chamber of Commerce Banquet...
5-year-old dies in fire (01/09/03)
A 5-year-old child was nearly within reach of her father's arms when she turned and ran into a back bedroom of a burning mobile home in Horseshoe Bend in the early morning hours of Jan. 7, according to Mark Long, a police officer at the scene. Brittney Alberson perished in the fire as her father, Kelly Alberson, tried to pull aluminum siding from the home, apparently in a frantic effort to rescue his child. Alberson suffered bad burns and cuts on his hands in the process but refused treatment...
Thayer SB reports on meeting (01/09/03)
THAYER -- The accounting firm of Egan, Mangold and Schultz was appointed as auditors for the year ending June 30, 2003, by members of the Thayer School Board at its meeting Dec. 12. Richard Werner and Associates of Springfield was chosen to be the architect for the new elementary building project...
Horseshoe Bend golf course hours (01/09/03)
MRID met Dec. 17 with the office manager, three commissioners and three guests present. The November financial report was as follows: income -- $102,397.81; expenses -- $51,397.54; net gain was $51,000.27. Year-to-date finances were as follows: income -- 610,862.64; expenses -- $540,257.01; net gain was $70,605.63. Cash on hand at the end of November was $171,647.29...
Rust Communications buys newspapers in Iowa, Indiana (01/09/03)
Rust Communications Inc., which owns Areawide Media, has acquired several newspapers in northwestern Iowa and one in Indiana from Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. of Birmingham, Ala. The newspaper ownership changes were announced last week in Iowa and Indiana. The effective date of the purchases is Jan. 1...
New crime data system will help officer with reports (01/09/03)
Fulton County had one of the lowest overall rates for recovered property in 2001, according to data from the Arkansas Crime Information Center. ACIC reported that in 2001 Fulton County had a recovery rate of 9.6 percent. In response Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz said some cases are pending and recovered property is being held, so he questions the validity of the ACIC figures...
Murder suspect arrested on drug charges (01/09/03)
Murder suspect Jesse Petty is behind bars again. The 21-year-old Batesville man was out on bond when he was arrested Dec. 30 on drug charges. Trooper Jeremy Hughes of the Arkansas State Police stopped Petty for driving left of center, and during a driver's license check Hughes discovered Petty's licenses had been suspended...
5-year-old dies in fire (01/09/03)
A 5-year-old child was nearly within reach of her father's arms when she turned and ran into a back bedroom of a burning mobile home in Horseshoe Bend in the early morning hours of Jan. 7, according to Mark Long, a police officer at the scene. Brittney Alberson perished in the fire as her father, Kelly Alberson, tried to pull aluminum siding from the home, apparently in a frantic effort to rescue his child. Alberson suffered bad burns and cuts on his hands in the process but refused treatment...
Murder suspect arrested on drug charges (01/09/03)
Murder suspect Jesse Petty is behind bars again. The 21-year-old Batesville man was out on bond when he was arrested Dec. 30 on drug charges. Trooper Jeremy Hughes of the Arkansas State Police stopped Petty for driving left of center, and during a driver's license check Hughes discovered Petty's licenses had been suspended...
MoDOT will resurface roads in Oregon County (01/09/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has awarded a resurfacing contract in three southern Missouri counties, including Oregon. The work in the county will involve Route 160 from Route 99 to Route 19. The contract was awarded to Journagan Construction of Springfield...
Salem teen-age dancer sees star rising (01/09/03)
Doors are opening for 15-year-old Jake Taylor of Salem who has been imitating performers like Michael Jackson since the age of 3. His mom, Evelyn Stuart, said she knew her son was destined to perform when he started walking. Taylor traveled to Kansas City, Mo., in October for Model Search America. Numerous modeling agencies and agents attended the event to review modeling talents...
Salem man arrested for shoplifting (01/09/03)
On Dec. 28 Ash Flat Police Office Tim McComas and Sharp County sheriff's deputies arrested Jimmy Dale Clayton, 55, of Salem on several felony drug charges after investigating a shoplifting complaint at the Flash Market in Ash Flat. After placing Clayton under arrest for shoplifting, officers searched his vehicle and discovered a substantial quantity of suspected methamphetamine, some suspected marijuana, suspected clandestine methamphetamine components and pills containing pseudoephedrine...
Salem teen-age dancer sees star rising (01/09/03)
Doors are opening for 15-year-old Jake Taylor of Salem who has been imitating performers like Michael Jackson since the age of 3. His mom, Evelyn Stuart, said she knew her son was destined to perform when he started walking. Taylor traveled to Kansas City, Mo., in October for Model Search America. Numerous modeling agencies and agents attended the event to review modeling talents...
New crime data system will help officer with reports (01/09/03)
Fulton County had one of the lowest overall rates for recovered property in 2001, according to data from the Arkansas Crime Information Center. ACIC reported that in 2001 Fulton County had a recovery rate of 9.6 percent. In response Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz said some cases are pending and recovered property is being held, so he questions the validity of the ACIC figures...
Rust Communications buys newspapers in Iowa, Indiana (01/09/03)
Rust Communications Inc., which owns Areawide Media, has acquired several newspapers in northwestern Iowa and one in Indiana from Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. of Birmingham, Ala. The newspaper ownership changes were announced last week in Iowa and Indiana. The effective date of the purchases is Jan. 1...
MoDOT will resurface roads in Oregon County (01/09/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has awarded a resurfacing contract in three southern Missouri counties, including Oregon. The work in the county will involve Route 160 from Route 99 to Route 19. The contract was awarded to Journagan Construction of Springfield...
Thayer SB reports on meeting (01/09/03)
THAYER -- The accounting firm of Egan, Mangold and Schultz was appointed as auditors for the year ending June 30, 2003, by members of the Thayer School Board at its meeting Dec. 12. Richard Werner and Associates of Springfield was chosen to be the architect for the new elementary building project...
Taking a look at 2002 (01/09/03)
Continued from last week.AREA -- JULY: The second part of 2002, starting in early July, saw severe storms roll through the Alton and Couch communities in Oregon County. Longtime Thayer community leader and volunteer Dorothy Ellis received the Thayer Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award at the annual Thayer Chamber of Commerce Banquet...
Horseshoe Bend golf course hours (01/09/03)
MRID met Dec. 17 with the office manager, three commissioners and three guests present. The November financial report was as follows: income -- $102,397.81; expenses -- $51,397.54; net gain was $51,000.27. Year-to-date finances were as follows: income -- 610,862.64; expenses -- $540,257.01; net gain was $70,605.63. Cash on hand at the end of November was $171,647.29...
Salem man arrested for shoplifting (01/09/03)
On Dec. 28 Ash Flat Police Office Tim McComas and Sharp County sheriff's deputies arrested Jimmy Dale Clayton, 55, of Salem on several felony drug charges after investigating a shoplifting complaint at the Flash Market in Ash Flat. After placing Clayton under arrest for shoplifting, officers searched his vehicle and discovered a substantial quantity of suspected methamphetamine, some suspected marijuana, suspected clandestine methamphetamine components and pills containing pseudoephedrine...
Fairchild to perform at Grizzly Classic (01/09/03)
Grammy award winning country music artist and long-time Branson headliner Barbara Fairchild will give a brief performance at 6:30 p.m. (immediately before the championship game) Jan. 11 at the Physical Therapy Specialists Clinic (PTSC) Grizzly Basketball Classic...
Anders, Kittrell to exchange vows (01/09/03)
Illiene Marie Anders, daughter of Ed Anders of Horseshoe Bend and Nancy Anders of Mammoth Spring, and Benjamin Wayne Kittrell, son of Don Kittrell of Wideman and Brenda Kittrell of Little Rock, will exchange marriage vows Jan. 18 at 3 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village. Pastor Brian Pummill will officiate...
Anders, Kittrell to exchange vows (01/09/03)
Illiene Marie Anders, daughter of Ed Anders of Horseshoe Bend and Nancy Anders of Mammoth Spring, and Benjamin Wayne Kittrell, son of Don Kittrell of Wideman and Brenda Kittrell of Little Rock, will exchange marriage vows Jan. 18 at 3 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village. Pastor Brian Pummill will officiate...
Fairchild to perform at Grizzly Classic (01/09/03)
Grammy award winning country music artist and long-time Branson headliner Barbara Fairchild will give a brief performance at 6:30 p.m. (immediately before the championship game) Jan. 11 at the Physical Therapy Specialists Clinic (PTSC) Grizzly Basketball Classic...
Fairchild to perform at Grizzly Classic (01/09/03)
Grammy award winning country music artist and long-time Branson headliner Barbara Fairchild will give a brief performance at 6:30 p.m. (immediately before the championship game) Jan. 11 at the Physical Therapy Specialists Clinic (PTSC) Grizzly Basketball Classic...
Anders, Kittrell to exchange vows (01/09/03)
Illiene Marie Anders, daughter of Ed Anders of Horseshoe Bend and Nancy Anders of Mammoth Spring, and Benjamin Wayne Kittrell, son of Don Kittrell of Wideman and Brenda Kittrell of Little Rock, will exchange marriage vows Jan. 18 at 3 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village. Pastor Brian Pummill will officiate...
Anders, Kittrell to exchange vows (01/09/03)
Illiene Marie Anders, daughter of Ed Anders of Horseshoe Bend and Nancy Anders of Mammoth Spring, and Benjamin Wayne Kittrell, son of Don Kittrell of Wideman and Brenda Kittrell of Little Rock, will exchange marriage vows Jan. 18 at 3 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village. Pastor Brian Pummill will officiate...
Fairchild to perform at Grizzly Classic (01/09/03)
Grammy award winning country music artist and long-time Branson headliner Barbara Fairchild will give a brief performance at 6:30 p.m. (immediately before the championship game) Jan. 11 at the Physical Therapy Specialists Clinic (PTSC) Grizzly Basketball Classic...
Lady Bobcats off to hot start at 9-1 (01/09/03)
The Thayer Lady Bobcats basketball team is off to a great start once again this season. The Lady Bobcats have accumulated a record of nine wins and one loss, and are averaging 63 points per game, while allowing only 37. The Lady Cats have played in two tournaments this year and took the championships of both; defeating Couch in the finals of the Van Buren Lady Dawg Classic 46-40, and Crocker in the Plato Holiday Tournament 62-33...
Redus shakes off slow start as Couch cruises (01/09/03)
Keeping Couch's April Redus in check is proving to be a difficult task. The Lady Indians' junior guard is averaging over 24 points per game on the young season as her team is off to a 6-1 start. The Williford Lady Indians, possessors of an explosive guard of their own in Andrea Housmann, kept Redus quiet until late in the second period before she caught fire and finished the game with 29 points...
Roadrunners no match for Bears (01/09/03)
When Morgan Haney opens the game with a 3-pointer, it usually means good things for the Mammoth Spring Lady Bears. Not only did the senior guard nail a trey to start the Lady Bears' Jan. 2 matchup with Oak Ridge Central, she also opened the second and fourth period scoring with 3-pointers, on her way to a total of six in Mammoth Spring's 57-44 victory over the Lady Roadrunners...
Highland Elks hoop shoot slated (01/09/03)
The Highland Elks competition for the 31st Annual Elks Hoop Shoot, the national free throw shooting contest for youngster age 8 through 13, will be held at Highland Middle School on Jan. 11 at 9 a.m. Over 3 million youngsters from throughout the country entered last year's competition for boys and girls in age categories 8-9; 10-11; and 12-13...
Lady Bobcats off to hot start at 9-1 (01/09/03)
The Thayer Lady Bobcats basketball team is off to a great start once again this season. The Lady Bobcats have accumulated a record of nine wins and one loss, and are averaging 63 points per game, while allowing only 37. The Lady Cats have played in two tournaments this year and took the championships of both; defeating Couch in the finals of the Van Buren Lady Dawg Classic 46-40, and Crocker in the Plato Holiday Tournament 62-33...
Roadrunners no match for Bears (01/09/03)
When Morgan Haney opens the game with a 3-pointer, it usually means good things for the Mammoth Spring Lady Bears. Not only did the senior guard nail a trey to start the Lady Bears' Jan. 2 matchup with Oak Ridge Central, she also opened the second and fourth period scoring with 3-pointers, on her way to a total of six in Mammoth Spring's 57-44 victory over the Lady Roadrunners...
Highland Elks hoop shoot slated (01/09/03)
The Highland Elks competition for the 31st Annual Elks Hoop Shoot, the national free throw shooting contest for youngster age 8 through 13, will be held at Highland Middle School on Jan. 11 at 9 a.m. Over 3 million youngsters from throughout the country entered last year's competition for boys and girls in age categories 8-9; 10-11; and 12-13...
Redus shakes off slow start as Couch cruises (01/09/03)
Keeping Couch's April Redus in check is proving to be a difficult task. The Lady Indians' junior guard is averaging over 24 points per game on the young season as her team is off to a 6-1 start. The Williford Lady Indians, possessors of an explosive guard of their own in Andrea Housmann, kept Redus quiet until late in the second period before she caught fire and finished the game with 29 points...
Highland Elks hoop shoot slated (01/09/03)
The Highland Elks competition for the 31st Annual Elks Hoop Shoot, the national free throw shooting contest for youngster age 8 through 13, will be held at Highland Middle School on Jan. 11 at 9 a.m. Over 3 million youngsters from throughout the country entered last year's competition for boys and girls in age categories 8-9; 10-11; and 12-13...
Roadrunners no match for Bears (01/09/03)
When Morgan Haney opens the game with a 3-pointer, it usually means good things for the Mammoth Spring Lady Bears. Not only did the senior guard nail a trey to start the Lady Bears' Jan. 2 matchup with Oak Ridge Central, she also opened the second and fourth period scoring with 3-pointers, on her way to a total of six in Mammoth Spring's 57-44 victory over the Lady Roadrunners...
Redus shakes off slow start as Couch cruises (01/09/03)
Keeping Couch's April Redus in check is proving to be a difficult task. The Lady Indians' junior guard is averaging over 24 points per game on the young season as her team is off to a 6-1 start. The Williford Lady Indians, possessors of an explosive guard of their own in Andrea Housmann, kept Redus quiet until late in the second period before she caught fire and finished the game with 29 points...
Lady Bobcats off to hot start at 9-1 (01/09/03)
The Thayer Lady Bobcats basketball team is off to a great start once again this season. The Lady Bobcats have accumulated a record of nine wins and one loss, and are averaging 63 points per game, while allowing only 37. The Lady Cats have played in two tournaments this year and took the championships of both; defeating Couch in the finals of the Van Buren Lady Dawg Classic 46-40, and Crocker in the Plato Holiday Tournament 62-33...
Redus shakes off slow start as Couch cruises (01/09/03)
Keeping Couch's April Redus in check is proving to be a difficult task. The Lady Indians' junior guard is averaging over 24 points per game on the young season as her team is off to a 6-1 start. The Williford Lady Indians, possessors of an explosive guard of their own in Andrea Housmann, kept Redus quiet until late in the second period before she caught fire and finished the game with 29 points...
Highland Elks hoop shoot slated (01/09/03)
The Highland Elks competition for the 31st Annual Elks Hoop Shoot, the national free throw shooting contest for youngster age 8 through 13, will be held at Highland Middle School on Jan. 11 at 9 a.m. Over 3 million youngsters from throughout the country entered last year's competition for boys and girls in age categories 8-9; 10-11; and 12-13...
Roadrunners no match for Bears (01/09/03)
When Morgan Haney opens the game with a 3-pointer, it usually means good things for the Mammoth Spring Lady Bears. Not only did the senior guard nail a trey to start the Lady Bears' Jan. 2 matchup with Oak Ridge Central, she also opened the second and fourth period scoring with 3-pointers, on her way to a total of six in Mammoth Spring's 57-44 victory over the Lady Roadrunners...
Lady Bobcats off to hot start at 9-1 (01/09/03)
The Thayer Lady Bobcats basketball team is off to a great start once again this season. The Lady Bobcats have accumulated a record of nine wins and one loss, and are averaging 63 points per game, while allowing only 37. The Lady Cats have played in two tournaments this year and took the championships of both; defeating Couch in the finals of the Van Buren Lady Dawg Classic 46-40, and Crocker in the Plato Holiday Tournament 62-33...
Holman "Buck" Hutson (01/09/03)
Holman "Buck" Hutson, 86, of Jones-boro, Ark., was born on Jan. 29, 1916, in Pineville, Ark. and departed this life Dec. 29, 2002, at Rose Skill Care in Jonesboro. He had lived in Jonesboro most of his life. He was retired from Frolic. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Greensboro Road Church of Christ.Survivors include one son, Bill Hutson of Jonesboro; one daughter, Frances Trotter of Jonesboro; two brothers -- A. ...
Lawrence Jerry Barker (01/09/03)
Lawrence Jerry Barker, 81, of Viola, Ark., son of the late L. J. and Olla Mae Smith Barker was born July 2, 1921, at McRae, Ga. He departed this life Dec. 22, 2002, at Salem, Ark.Jerry was united in marriage to Grace Estella Trubee on Dec. 25, 1941, at Xenia, Ohio, and to this union three children were born. ...
Thelma Hazel Scharrer (01/09/03)
Thelma Hazel Scharrer, 78, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Jack and Hazel Effie Mozingo Shay was born April 18, 1924, at St. Joseph, Mo. She departed this life Jan. 3, 2003, at Salem. She was united in marriage to Alex Wade and to this union three children were born. ...
Lorene Brown Soward (01/09/03)
Lorene Brown Soward, age 72, of Ash Flat, died Jan. 1, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1930, at Evening Shade to Earl and Maud Elizabeth Ferguson Brown. She was a certified nursing assistant having worked at Ash Flat Convalescent Center, Horse-shoe Bend Nursing Home and the Cherokee Village Recreation Center. ...
Myrtle B. Davis (01/09/03)
Myrtle B. Davis, 78, of Memphis, Tenn., died Dec. 31, 2002, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. She was a homemaker; a member of the Getwell Church of Christ for 49 years, and also taught Bible class at the Getwell Church of Christ for 30 years.Survivors include one daughter, Carolyn Shappley of Memphis; one sister, Ella Twilley of Ash Flat, Ark.; and one grandson, Charles Shappley of Memphis.She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hayden Davis.The funeral service was Jan. ...
Ethel A. Holloway (01/09/03)
Ethel A. Holloway, 91, of Ash Flat, formerly of Newport, died Dec. 28, 2002, at Ash Flat. She was born March 3, 1911, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of Thornton Elijah and Laura Maude (Stout) Cantrell. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church. ...
Clara Augustine Benton (01/09/03)
Clara Augustine Benton, 91, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Dr. J. L. and Ollie Gaston Weathers was born April 4, 1911, at Salem. She departed this life Jan. 1, 2003, at Jonesboro, Ark. She was married to Joseph Orville Benton on Aug. 17, 1938, at Alton, Mo., and to this union a daughter was born. ...
Clifton L. Holloway (01/09/03)
Clifton L. Holloway, 82, son of the late Archie Holloway and Ella Mae Bassham Holloway was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Moko, Ark., and died Dec. 23, 2002, in Salem. He was a retired postal worker and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served in World War II. ...
Carolyn Janousek (01/09/03)
Carolyn Janousek, age 90, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark. passed away at the Calico Health Care Center in Calico Rock, Ark. on Dec. 30, 2002. She was born in Cambridge, Pa. She was married to George Janousek in Chicago, Ill.Survivors include two sisters -- Helen Ross of Arizona and Stephanie Alexander.She was preceded in death by her husband, George; and her parents.Mass service was Jan. ...
Gloria Zink (01/09/03)
Gloria Zink, age 79, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 30, 2002. She was born July 23, 1923, in Eden, N.Y., to Glenn Rockwood and Elizabeth Schmitt Rockwood.She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith.Survivors include her husband, Walter Zink of Cherokee Village; two sons -- Randall Zink of Memphis and Walter T. ...
James R. "Bob" Hansen (01/09/03)
James R. "Bob" Hansen, 77, of Cherokee Village, passed away Dec. 29, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 12, 1925, at Scandinavia, Wis., to Emil Walter and Faith Lamb Hansen. He was a retired real estate broker and a member of Peace Lutheran Church at Cherokee Village.Survivors include his wife, Lenice Regel Hansen of the home; two daughters and son-in-law -- Kay and Frank Wiggins of Cherokee Village and Susan Hansen of Houston, Mo.; four sons and daughters-in-law -- Jack Hansen of Cherokee Village, Jim and Debbie Hansen of Cave City, John and Cindi Hansen of Cherokee Village, Jay and Connie Hansen of Benton; one brother, Hance Hansen of Port Edwards, Wis.; three sisters -- Marjory Neubauer of Larson, Wis., Carol Hardel of Scandinavia, and Betty Bieder-man of Ocala, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and relatives and friends. ...
Clifford Lowell Coggins (01/09/03)
Clifford Lowell Coggins Sr. died Dec. 30, 2002, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.Born Oct. 5, 1918, in Glencoe, he was the son of John Henry and Alberta Mae Coggins. He married Helen Louise Snow Feb. 6, 1943, in Houston.Following his service in the Aleutian Islands during World War II, he was transferred to the United States Air Force and moved to Midland, Texas, where he became a cadet bombardier instructor at Midland Army Air Force Base. ...
Ewell Dee McDonald (01/09/03)
Ewell Dee McDonald, 77, son of the late Willie Franklin and Jeanie Franks McDonald was born Jan. 30, 1925, in Baxter County, Ark. He departed this life Dec. 27, 2002, in Horseshoe Bend. During his working years he was a farmer. He was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include one sister, Hattie Jane Moser of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; two brothers -- Sanford C. ...
Howard Childers (01/09/03)
Howard Childers, age 74, of Alton, Mo., son of the late Aubrey and Ellen Stephens-Childers was born May 24, 1928, in Oregon County, Mo., and passed away Dec. 30, 2002, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo.Survivors include his wife, Paulene Holmes-Childers of the home; one daughter, Ramona Smith and husband, Lonnie of Alton; and numerous other relatives and friends.The body will be cremated with burial in the family plot at a later date. ...
Beverly Rose Russell (01/09/03)
Beverly Rose Russell, 69, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., passed away Dec. 27, 2002, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born April 7, 1933, in Springfield, Ill., the daughter of James Myron Irwin and Zola Arletta Clark Irwin. ...
Marie Marchant (01/09/03)
Marie Pauline Mayfield Marchant, 84, of Calico Rock, daughter of the late James and Cynthia Foster Mayfield was born May 28, 1918, in Calico Rock, Ark. She departed this life Jan. 3, 2003, in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Henry Carl Marchant on Dec. ...
Virgil Feltner (01/09/03)
Virgil Feltner, 89, of Raven-den Springs died Dec. 21, 2002, at Randolph County Medical Center. Funeral arrange-ments are by Higgin-botham Funeral Service Inc. Walnut Ridge.
Horace O. Watson (01/09/03)
Horace O. Watson, 95, of Viola, son of the late H.E. and Cora Gilstrap Watson was born Oct. 6, 1907, in Viola, Ark. He departed this life Jan. 2, 2003, at his home in Viola. He was united in marriage to Kowanda Carroll on Oct. 7, 1934. He attended high school and college in southwestern Oklahoma. ...
Robert Thomas Dixon IV (01/09/03)
Robert Thomas Dixon IV was born Sept. 21, 1994 in Little Rock, to Jennifer Dianne (Cates) Dixon and Robert Thomas Dixon III. Robert lived in three different states in his short life, finally settling in Middle Tennessee in his third year.In 1999, age the age of five, Robert enrolled in Watertown Elementary School in Watertown, Tenn., where he attended kindergarten and first grade. ...
Walter B. Hall (01/09/03)
Walter Baxter Hall, 81, son of the late Baxter Hall and Stella Cockrill Hall was born in Sage, Ark. on Oct. 1, 1921. He departed this life Dec. 19, 2002, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville.During his working years he was a cattle and forage farmer. ...
Wendell Johnson (01/09/03)
Wendell Johnson, age 73, of Alton, Mo., was born April 14, 1929, in Alton, Mo., and passed away Dec. 27, 2002, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict; and was a long time Alton business owner. ...
Marie Marchant (01/09/03)
Marie Pauline Mayfield Marchant, 84, of Calico Rock, daughter of the late James and Cynthia Foster Mayfield was born May 28, 1918, in Calico Rock, Ark. She departed this life Jan. 3, 2003, in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Henry Carl Marchant on Dec. ...
Virgil Feltner (01/09/03)
Virgil Feltner, 89, of Raven-den Springs died Dec. 21, 2002, at Randolph County Medical Center. Funeral arrange-ments are by Higgin-botham Funeral Service Inc. Walnut Ridge.
Clifford Lowell Coggins (01/09/03)
Clifford Lowell Coggins Sr. died Dec. 30, 2002, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.Born Oct. 5, 1918, in Glencoe, he was the son of John Henry and Alberta Mae Coggins. He married Helen Louise Snow Feb. 6, 1943, in Houston.Following his service in the Aleutian Islands during World War II, he was transferred to the United States Air Force and moved to Midland, Texas, where he became a cadet bombardier instructor at Midland Army Air Force Base. ...
Gloria Zink (01/09/03)
Gloria Zink, age 79, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 30, 2002. She was born July 23, 1923, in Eden, N.Y., to Glenn Rockwood and Elizabeth Schmitt Rockwood.She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith.Survivors include her husband, Walter Zink of Cherokee Village; two sons -- Randall Zink of Memphis and Walter T. ...
Thelma Hazel Scharrer (01/09/03)
Thelma Hazel Scharrer, 78, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Jack and Hazel Effie Mozingo Shay was born April 18, 1924, at St. Joseph, Mo. She departed this life Jan. 3, 2003, at Salem. She was united in marriage to Alex Wade and to this union three children were born. ...
Myrtle B. Davis (01/09/03)
Myrtle B. Davis, 78, of Memphis, Tenn., died Dec. 31, 2002, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. She was a homemaker; a member of the Getwell Church of Christ for 49 years, and also taught Bible class at the Getwell Church of Christ for 30 years.Survivors include one daughter, Carolyn Shappley of Memphis; one sister, Ella Twilley of Ash Flat, Ark.; and one grandson, Charles Shappley of Memphis.She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hayden Davis.The funeral service was Jan. ...
Howard Childers (01/09/03)
Howard Childers, age 74, of Alton, Mo., son of the late Aubrey and Ellen Stephens-Childers was born May 24, 1928, in Oregon County, Mo., and passed away Dec. 30, 2002, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo.Survivors include his wife, Paulene Holmes-Childers of the home; one daughter, Ramona Smith and husband, Lonnie of Alton; and numerous other relatives and friends.The body will be cremated with burial in the family plot at a later date. ...
Holman "Buck" Hutson (01/09/03)
Holman "Buck" Hutson, 86, of Jones-boro, Ark., was born on Jan. 29, 1916, in Pineville, Ark. and departed this life Dec. 29, 2002, at Rose Skill Care in Jonesboro. He had lived in Jonesboro most of his life. He was retired from Frolic. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Greensboro Road Church of Christ.Survivors include one son, Bill Hutson of Jonesboro; one daughter, Frances Trotter of Jonesboro; two brothers -- A. ...
Ethel A. Holloway (01/09/03)
Ethel A. Holloway, 91, of Ash Flat, formerly of Newport, died Dec. 28, 2002, at Ash Flat. She was born March 3, 1911, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of Thornton Elijah and Laura Maude (Stout) Cantrell. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church. ...
James R. "Bob" Hansen (01/09/03)
James R. "Bob" Hansen, 77, of Cherokee Village, passed away Dec. 29, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 12, 1925, at Scandinavia, Wis., to Emil Walter and Faith Lamb Hansen. He was a retired real estate broker and a member of Peace Lutheran Church at Cherokee Village.Survivors include his wife, Lenice Regel Hansen of the home; two daughters and son-in-law -- Kay and Frank Wiggins of Cherokee Village and Susan Hansen of Houston, Mo.; four sons and daughters-in-law -- Jack Hansen of Cherokee Village, Jim and Debbie Hansen of Cave City, John and Cindi Hansen of Cherokee Village, Jay and Connie Hansen of Benton; one brother, Hance Hansen of Port Edwards, Wis.; three sisters -- Marjory Neubauer of Larson, Wis., Carol Hardel of Scandinavia, and Betty Bieder-man of Ocala, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and relatives and friends. ...
Wendell Johnson (01/09/03)
Wendell Johnson, age 73, of Alton, Mo., was born April 14, 1929, in Alton, Mo., and passed away Dec. 27, 2002, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict; and was a long time Alton business owner. ...
Walter B. Hall (01/09/03)
Walter Baxter Hall, 81, son of the late Baxter Hall and Stella Cockrill Hall was born in Sage, Ark. on Oct. 1, 1921. He departed this life Dec. 19, 2002, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville.During his working years he was a cattle and forage farmer. ...
Lorene Brown Soward (01/09/03)
Lorene Brown Soward, age 72, of Ash Flat, died Jan. 1, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1930, at Evening Shade to Earl and Maud Elizabeth Ferguson Brown. She was a certified nursing assistant having worked at Ash Flat Convalescent Center, Horse-shoe Bend Nursing Home and the Cherokee Village Recreation Center. ...
Ewell Dee McDonald (01/09/03)
Ewell Dee McDonald, 77, son of the late Willie Franklin and Jeanie Franks McDonald was born Jan. 30, 1925, in Baxter County, Ark. He departed this life Dec. 27, 2002, in Horseshoe Bend. During his working years he was a farmer. He was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include one sister, Hattie Jane Moser of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; two brothers -- Sanford C. ...
Lawrence Jerry Barker (01/09/03)
Lawrence Jerry Barker, 81, of Viola, Ark., son of the late L. J. and Olla Mae Smith Barker was born July 2, 1921, at McRae, Ga. He departed this life Dec. 22, 2002, at Salem, Ark.Jerry was united in marriage to Grace Estella Trubee on Dec. 25, 1941, at Xenia, Ohio, and to this union three children were born. ...