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Stories from Friday, March 28, 2003

Read Across America comes to Mammoth Spring School (03/28/03)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring Elementary School students celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday during Read Across America week March 3-7. Many special activities were held throughout the week. On Monday, a special breakfast of green eggs and ham was served. ...
Fugitives apprehended after jailbreak (03/28/03)
A jailer was handcuffed to a chair March 23 while two prisoners charged with capital murder armed themselves with guns and ammunition from the evidence room during a jail break at the Fulton County jail. The inmates escaped by crawling through the ceiling and then fled in the jailer's Jeep Grand Cherokee sports utility vehicle...
Pride Week comes to Thayer (03/28/03)
THAYER -- The Thayer City Council voted during their council meeting Feb. 11 to set Clean-Up, Paint-Up, Fix-Up Week in Thayer for April 7-11. Officials at Thayer City Hall said trash in the city will be picked up on as regular during that week. Residents are reminded that a roll-off container will be placed by the Thayer Police Station and will remain there all week so large items such as furniture and other items may be placed in it. ...
Duty calls (03/28/03)
AREA -- Not knowing when they would see their family and friends again, four Mammoth Spring men departed the Arkansas Army National Guard Armory last week to fight a war. All four men, CW2 Bruce Green, SPC. Daniel Busch, Sgt. Roy England and Staff Sgt. ...
Bend man faces drug charges (03/28/03)
A Horseshoe Bend man was arrested March 18 after authorities raided the home located at 1201 Scenic Acres Circle and discovered marijuana plants estimated at $16,000 in street value. Horseshoe Bend officers Carl Boles and Mark Long and a probation/parole officer traveled to the home in Horseshoe Bend for a home visit on Jessie Cap, 18, who is currently on probation, said Lt. Sam Ray of the Horseshoe Bend Police Department...
Salem's promotion efforts lead to Chicago trade show (03/28/03)
On behalf of the Salem Industrial Development Corporation, Hans Oliver attended a Chicago Manufacturer Trade Show the week of March 10. The trade show is one of the largest in the industry. The goal of SIDC is to find and encourage potential businesses to relocate to the area...
Home, Garden & Sports Show set (03/28/03)
Plans are well under way for the 13th Annual Home, Garden & Sports Show to be held March 28 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and March 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bar D Arena in Ash Flat. First National Bank of Sharp County is again sponsor and host of this event at no charge to booth sponsors or the public. Radio stations KSAR, K-Kountry 95 and The River 98.3 are co-sponsors of the show. Donations will be accepted, with all proceeds going to the Arkansas Sheriff's Boys and Girls Ranch at Hardy...
Ash Flat mayor fires fire chief (03/28/03)
Ash Flat Mayor Brien Nix Hall fired Fire Chief Johnny Schales at the March 17 city council meeting. A new fire chief is expected to be hired within the next 30 days. The mayor refused to give a reason for the firing. After adjourning into a closed session the Ash Flat City Council reconvened and announced that Hall had made the executive decision to replace Schales, who was a part-time fire chief, with someone who would occupy the position full time...
Murder suspects escape (03/28/03)
A jailer was handcuffed to a chair March 23 while two prisoners charged with capital murder armed themselves with guns and ammunition from the evidence room during a jail break at the Fulton County jail. The inmates escaped by crawling through the ceiling and then fled in the jailer's Jeep Grand Cherokee sports utility vehicle...
Read Across America comes to Mammoth Spring School (03/28/03)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring Elementary School students celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday during Read Across America week March 3-7. Many special activities were held throughout the week. On Monday, a special breakfast of green eggs and ham was served. ...
Bend man faces drug charges (03/28/03)
A Horseshoe Bend man was arrested March 18 after authorities raided the home located at 1201 Scenic Acres Circle and discovered marijuana plants estimated at $16,000 in street value. Horseshoe Bend officers Carl Boles and Mark Long and a probation/parole officer traveled to the home in Horseshoe Bend for a home visit on Jessie Cap, 18, who is currently on probation, said Lt. Sam Ray of the Horseshoe Bend Police Department...
Murder suspects escape (03/28/03)
A jailer was handcuffed to a chair March 23 while two prisoners charged with capital murder armed themselves with guns and ammunition from the evidence room during a jail break at the Fulton County jail. The inmates escaped by crawling through the ceiling and then fled in the jailer's Jeep Grand Cherokee sports utility vehicle...
Ash Flat mayor fires fire chief (03/28/03)
Ash Flat Mayor Brien Nix Hall fired Fire Chief Johnny Schales at the March 17 city council meeting. A new fire chief is expected to be hired within the next 30 days. The mayor refused to give a reason for the firing. After adjourning into a closed session the Ash Flat City Council reconvened and announced that Hall had made the executive decision to replace Schales, who was a part-time fire chief, with someone who would occupy the position full time...
Home, Garden & Sports Show set (03/28/03)
Plans are well under way for the 13th Annual Home, Garden & Sports Show to be held March 28 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and March 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bar D Arena in Ash Flat. First National Bank of Sharp County is again sponsor and host of this event at no charge to booth sponsors or the public. Radio stations KSAR, K-Kountry 95 and The River 98.3 are co-sponsors of the show. Donations will be accepted, with all proceeds going to the Arkansas Sheriff's Boys and Girls Ranch at Hardy...
Salem's promotion efforts lead to Chicago trade show (03/28/03)
On behalf of the Salem Industrial Development Corporation, Hans Oliver attended a Chicago Manufacturer Trade Show the week of March 10. The trade show is one of the largest in the industry. The goal of SIDC is to find and encourage potential businesses to relocate to the area...
Fugitives apprehended after jailbreak (03/28/03)
A jailer was handcuffed to a chair March 23 while two prisoners charged with capital murder armed themselves with guns and ammunition from the evidence room during a jail break at the Fulton County jail. The inmates escaped by crawling through the ceiling and then fled in the jailer's Jeep Grand Cherokee sports utility vehicle...
Duty calls (03/28/03)
AREA -- Not knowing when they would see their family and friends again, four Mammoth Spring men departed the Arkansas Army National Guard Armory last week to fight a war. All four men, CW2 Bruce Green, SPC. Daniel Busch, Sgt. Roy England and Staff Sgt. ...
Pride Week comes to Thayer (03/28/03)
THAYER -- The Thayer City Council voted during their council meeting Feb. 11 to set Clean-Up, Paint-Up, Fix-Up Week in Thayer for April 7-11. Officials at Thayer City Hall said trash in the city will be picked up on as regular during that week. Residents are reminded that a roll-off container will be placed by the Thayer Police Station and will remain there all week so large items such as furniture and other items may be placed in it. ...
2AA-North All-Conference Team selected for 2002-03 (03/28/03)
The 2002-03 2AA-North Conference All-Conference team was announced March 15.Area athletes who made the team include: Senior boysAdam Hoskinds, Andrew McFarland, Chad Milligan, Levi Taylor and Jordan Davidson from Melbourne; Jamie Sisk and Garrett Kissinger from Salem; Scottie Sanders, Kyle Moody and Kevin Branscum from Calico Rock; Robert Stephens and Jesse Dockins from ICC; Wesley Whiteside and Seth Risner from Mammoth Spring.Melbourne's Davidson and Milligan were also named to the All-State team, and Bearkatz' Head Coach Mike Watson received Coach of the Year honors.. ...
2AA-North All-Conference Team selected for 2002-03 (03/28/03)
The 2002-03 2AA-North Conference All-Conference team was announced March 15.Area athletes who made the team include: Senior boysAdam Hoskinds, Andrew McFarland, Chad Milligan, Levi Taylor and Jordan Davidson from Melbourne; Jamie Sisk and Garrett Kissinger from Salem; Scottie Sanders, Kyle Moody and Kevin Branscum from Calico Rock; Robert Stephens and Jesse Dockins from ICC; Wesley Whiteside and Seth Risner from Mammoth Spring.Melbourne's Davidson and Milligan were also named to the All-State team, and Bearkatz' Head Coach Mike Watson received Coach of the Year honors.. ...