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Stories from Thursday, May 15, 2003

Union Planters promotes two (05/15/03)
Union Planters Bank officials have announced the promotion of Joyce Ramsdell to branch manager, and Scott Edmondson to vice president of commercial lending for the Hardy and Cherokee Village branches. Ramsdell, a Hardy native, has 13 years banking experience and will oversee the business development, operational activities and staff of the branches...
Burnham to hold book signing (05/15/03)
Eleven months after her release from a year in captivity by Islamic terrorists in the Philippines, American missionary Gracia Burnham's account of her ordeal has been released in print and audio book. The book is entitled In the Presence of My Enemies...
Storms roll through area (05/15/03)
AREA -- Although it is not clear if an actual tornado touched down, when daylight found its way to the Mammoth Spring/Thayer area May 7, it was clear that high winds had left much of the twin-city area without electricity. Uprooted and split trees were found on many roofs and across roads and streets in both areas...
Alton School honored (05/15/03)
ALTON -- Seventeen school districts in south central Missouri were honored for "Distinction in Performance" at a banquet held March 31 at the University of Missouri at Rolla. Alton School District was among the schools in the area honored. According to the press release, the award is based on the districts' annual performance reports, which are tabulated each year by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. ...
Bend council interviews for new commish (05/15/03)
The Horseshoe Bend City Council met May 8 in a special session called by Mayor Bob Spear to interview candidates for the position of Municipal Recreational Improvement District commissioner. Spear announced the meeting was called in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 2.12.02 of the Horseshoe Bend Municipal Code...
Avoiding the death penalty (05/15/03)
As the murder trial draws closer for accused murder suspect Brian Shankle, defense attorneys Larry Kissee and Brad Sipe hopes to convince the state their client is mildly retarded so the state will waive the death penalty. But Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Dwayne Plumlee isn't buying it...
High winds lift Salem home from foundation (05/15/03)
The Quentin Griggs family was awakened May 6 by the roaring sound of high winds which lifted their home off its foundation. They had lived in the home on Highway 395 in Salem for the past six years. The storm that damaged the house cut a wide swath of destruction and led Fulton County Judge Curren Everett to declar the county a disaster area...
Holder wins Teacher of the Year (05/15/03)
COUCH SCHOOL -- The competition was tough but when the final votes were tallied it was clear that the winner was a Couch Indian teacher. Couch consumer science teacher and FCCLA advisor Teresa Holder was honored as local Teacher of the Year May 6, National Teacher's Day, by Thayer Wal-Mart Associates...
Traffic stop leads to meth bust (05/15/03)
A Calico Rock man was arrested May 8 after Arkansas State Police Trooper Todd Shaw discovered suspected methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Boswell Road in rural Izard County. Gary Cline, 42, was stopped by Shaw for not having tags on his vehicle. He was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, DWI and drug paraphernalia...
High winds lift Salem home from foundation (05/15/03)
The Quentin Griggs family was awakened May 6 by the roaring sound of high winds which lifted their home off its foundation. They had lived in the home on Highway 395 in Salem for the past six years. The storm that damaged the house cut a wide swath of destruction and led Fulton County Judge Curren Everett to declar the county a disaster area...
Holder wins Teacher of the Year (05/15/03)
COUCH SCHOOL -- The competition was tough but when the final votes were tallied it was clear that the winner was a Couch Indian teacher. Couch consumer science teacher and FCCLA advisor Teresa Holder was honored as local Teacher of the Year May 6, National Teacher's Day, by Thayer Wal-Mart Associates...
Alton School honored (05/15/03)
ALTON -- Seventeen school districts in south central Missouri were honored for "Distinction in Performance" at a banquet held March 31 at the University of Missouri at Rolla. Alton School District was among the schools in the area honored. According to the press release, the award is based on the districts' annual performance reports, which are tabulated each year by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. ...
Storms roll through area (05/15/03)
AREA -- Although it is not clear if an actual tornado touched down, when daylight found its way to the Mammoth Spring/Thayer area May 7, it was clear that high winds had left much of the twin-city area without electricity. Uprooted and split trees were found on many roofs and across roads and streets in both areas...
Burnham to hold book signing (05/15/03)
Eleven months after her release from a year in captivity by Islamic terrorists in the Philippines, American missionary Gracia Burnham's account of her ordeal has been released in print and audio book. The book is entitled In the Presence of My Enemies...
Union Planters promotes two (05/15/03)
Union Planters Bank officials have announced the promotion of Joyce Ramsdell to branch manager, and Scott Edmondson to vice president of commercial lending for the Hardy and Cherokee Village branches. Ramsdell, a Hardy native, has 13 years banking experience and will oversee the business development, operational activities and staff of the branches...
Bend council interviews for new commish (05/15/03)
The Horseshoe Bend City Council met May 8 in a special session called by Mayor Bob Spear to interview candidates for the position of Municipal Recreational Improvement District commissioner. Spear announced the meeting was called in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 2.12.02 of the Horseshoe Bend Municipal Code...
Avoiding the death penalty (05/15/03)
As the murder trial draws closer for accused murder suspect Brian Shankle, defense attorneys Larry Kissee and Brad Sipe hopes to convince the state their client is mildly retarded so the state will waive the death penalty. But Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Dwayne Plumlee isn't buying it...
Traffic stop leads to meth bust (05/15/03)
A Calico Rock man was arrested May 8 after Arkansas State Police Trooper Todd Shaw discovered suspected methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Boswell Road in rural Izard County. Gary Cline, 42, was stopped by Shaw for not having tags on his vehicle. He was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, DWI and drug paraphernalia...
Schoeneweis, Hayes to wed (05/15/03)
Melissa "Missy" Schoene-weis and Dwayne Hayes will exchange marriage vows at 2 p.m. May 24 at the Pruet Ranch in Ashdown, Ark. The bride-elect's parents are Robert Schoeneweis and Jan Goodman, both of Ash Flat. The groom's parents are Linda and Glen Hayes of Wilburn, Ark...
Cooper deployed to Iraq (05/15/03)
Marine Corps Cpl. Zachary R. Cooper, son of Judy R. Howell of Kilbourne, La., and Ronald L. Cooper of Koshkonong, is currently deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom while assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit based in Camp Lejeune, N.C...
Schoeneweis, Hayes to wed (05/15/03)
Melissa "Missy" Schoene-weis and Dwayne Hayes will exchange marriage vows at 2 p.m. May 24 at the Pruet Ranch in Ashdown, Ark. The bride-elect's parents are Robert Schoeneweis and Jan Goodman, both of Ash Flat. The groom's parents are Linda and Glen Hayes of Wilburn, Ark...
Cooper deployed to Iraq (05/15/03)
Marine Corps Cpl. Zachary R. Cooper, son of Judy R. Howell of Kilbourne, La., and Ronald L. Cooper of Koshkonong, is currently deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom while assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit based in Camp Lejeune, N.C...
Crowley's Ridge to get nature center grant (05/15/03)
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has been awarded a $900,000 grant from the Federal Highway Administration for exhibits at Crowley's Ridge Nature Center. The Jonesboro nature center received the grant because of its proximity to Arkansas' first National Scenic Byway, Crowley's Ridge Parkway...
Longhorns nipped by Eagles in controversial 7th (05/15/03)
In the end it all came down to a play at the plate. Trailing 7-6, with runners on first and second and down to their last out in the seventh inning against the Omaha Eagles in the quarterfinals of the Class A State Tournament May 6 in Black Rock, Viola's Lucas Humphries slammed a line-shot straight up the middle of the diamond...
Lady Longhorns suffer season's first loss in state semi-finals (05/15/03)
The Viola Lady Longhorns' amazing softball season came to an end May 6 in the semi-finals of the Class A State Tournament in Pine Bluff with a narrow 4-3 loss to the Guy-Perkins Lady T-Birds. The Lady Longhorns finish their superb season with a record of 27-1...
5K run set for Homecoming Festival (05/15/03)
Runners and walkers are invited to Salem May 24 for the Fulton County Homecoming Festival Mark Thomas Memorial Apple Pie 5K Run. The run/walk begins and ends on the court square and is sponsored by the Bank of Salem. The specially designed course will be well marked with race coordinators along the route. There will be 10 age divisions for both men and women for runners and a walking division...
MDC assists with storm damage recovery (05/15/03)
Equipment and staff the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) normally uses to improve habitat and fight fires is being used this week to help residents of tornado-stricken areas clean up and begin rebuilding their communities. MDC crews have worked around the clock since May 4 providing disaster relief assistance in communities damaged by the series of devastating thunderstorms and tornados that have swept through the state. ...
Trout parks invite kids for a special day (05/15/03)
Youngsters will get their own special day for fishing fun May 17 as Missouri's four trout parks celebrate Kids Fishing Day. Free daily fishing tags will be available for youths 15 and younger, and special kids-only fishing holes will be set aside at each park...
First two weeks' turkey harvest sets record (05/15/03)
With 45,400 turkeys in the bag and a week of spring turkey season still ahead, Missouri hunters are on pace to set a new turkey harvest record. This year's two-week harvest total is 882 more than were taken during the same period last year. Adding the 3,660 turkeys taken during the two-day youth season in April brings the 2003 spring harvest to date to 49,060. That is up 1,440 from last year...
Crowley's Ridge to get nature center grant (05/15/03)
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has been awarded a $900,000 grant from the Federal Highway Administration for exhibits at Crowley's Ridge Nature Center. The Jonesboro nature center received the grant because of its proximity to Arkansas' first National Scenic Byway, Crowley's Ridge Parkway...
First two weeks' turkey harvest sets record (05/15/03)
With 45,400 turkeys in the bag and a week of spring turkey season still ahead, Missouri hunters are on pace to set a new turkey harvest record. This year's two-week harvest total is 882 more than were taken during the same period last year. Adding the 3,660 turkeys taken during the two-day youth season in April brings the 2003 spring harvest to date to 49,060. That is up 1,440 from last year...
Lady Longhorns suffer season's first loss in state semi-finals (05/15/03)
The Viola Lady Longhorns' amazing softball season came to an end May 6 in the semi-finals of the Class A State Tournament in Pine Bluff with a narrow 4-3 loss to the Guy-Perkins Lady T-Birds. The Lady Longhorns finish their superb season with a record of 27-1...
Longhorns nipped by Eagles in controversial 7th (05/15/03)
In the end it all came down to a play at the plate. Trailing 7-6, with runners on first and second and down to their last out in the seventh inning against the Omaha Eagles in the quarterfinals of the Class A State Tournament May 6 in Black Rock, Viola's Lucas Humphries slammed a line-shot straight up the middle of the diamond...
5K run set for Homecoming Festival (05/15/03)
Runners and walkers are invited to Salem May 24 for the Fulton County Homecoming Festival Mark Thomas Memorial Apple Pie 5K Run. The run/walk begins and ends on the court square and is sponsored by the Bank of Salem. The specially designed course will be well marked with race coordinators along the route. There will be 10 age divisions for both men and women for runners and a walking division...
MDC assists with storm damage recovery (05/15/03)
Equipment and staff the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) normally uses to improve habitat and fight fires is being used this week to help residents of tornado-stricken areas clean up and begin rebuilding their communities. MDC crews have worked around the clock since May 4 providing disaster relief assistance in communities damaged by the series of devastating thunderstorms and tornados that have swept through the state. ...
Trout parks invite kids for a special day (05/15/03)
Youngsters will get their own special day for fishing fun May 17 as Missouri's four trout parks celebrate Kids Fishing Day. Free daily fishing tags will be available for youths 15 and younger, and special kids-only fishing holes will be set aside at each park...
Harriett Walls Scott (05/15/03)
Harriet Walls Scott, 53, of Williford, died May 3, 2003, at a friend's home in Westland, Mich. Survivors include her husband, Johnny Scott of the home; a daughter, Lee Ann Scott of Bidgeville, Del.; a son, Johnny L. Scott Jr., of Brighton, Tenn.; two stepdaughters -- Tammy Scott of Little Rock, and Maxine Miller of Missouri; a sister, Judith Harmon of Huntington, W.V.; three brothers -- Jackson Walls of Proctorville, Ohio, Johnny Walls of South Point, Ohio, and Randall Walls of Whitesands, Fla.; and 11 grandchildren.. ...
Waymon A. Caldwell (05/15/03)
Waymon A. Caldwell, 90, son of the late Tom Caldwell and Ethel Roy Caldwell, was born Aug. 26, 1912, in Billmore, Mo., and died May 2, 2003, in Thayer, Mo. He was united in marriage on March 30, 1935, in Myrtle, Mo., to Nora Jane Caldwell who preceded him in death on April 21, 2003...
Gladys Alma Carmack (05/15/03)
Gladys Alma Carmack, 90, of Hardy, Ark., was born July 13, 1912, in Hardy, and passed away May 3, 2003, at her home in Hardy. She was formerly from Caraway, Ark, before moving to Hardy. She was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of Caraway, Ark...
Mary Lue Bolling (05/15/03)
Mary Lue Hall Bolling, 91, of Harrisonville, Mo., died May 1, 2003, in Harrisonville. She was born Nov. 10, 1911 in Harrisonville at the family home. She was the daughter of Delmer K. and Bessie Lee Christopher Hall. Her parents were both members of early Harrisonville pioneer families. Mary received her education in Harrisonville Schools, graduating as valedictorian of her class in 1930...
Nancy E. Godwin (05/15/03)
Nancy E. Godwin, 87, of Saffell, died May 8, 2003, at Lawrence Hall Nursing Center at Walnut Ridge. She was born Feb. 20, 1916, at Sidney, Ark., to Christopher Columbus and Amanda Jane Campbell Hardin. She was a homemaker, a member of the Cord Senior Citizens Center and also a member of the Mount Harmony Free Will Baptist Church at Saffell...
John F. Simmons (05/15/03)
John F. Simmons, 77, of Thayer, Mo., was born Feb. 17, 1926, in McAlester, Okla., and passed away May 5, 2003, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He is loved by all and will be greatly missed. Survivors include his wife, Neveska Jean Comb-Simmons of the home; eight children, Jr. ...
Nora Jane Caldwell (05/15/03)
Nora Jane Caldwell, 83, daughter of the late Joseph Leamon Crawford and Temm Brewer Crawford, was born July 18, 1919, in Myrtle, Mo. and died on April 21, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage on March 30, 1935, in Myrtle, Mo., to Waymond Caldwell...
Harrsie Johnson (05/15/03)
Harrsie Johnson, age 73, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born May 16, 1929, near Pine, Mo., and passed away May 3, 2003, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include his wife, Edna of the home; three daughters -- Mary Russell and husband, Terry, Barbara McGhee and Carolyn Jackson all of West Plains, Mo.; three sons -- Jimmy and wife, Drusilla, Billy Johnson and wife, Deanna, all of Alton, and Richard Johnson and wife, Annette of West Plains; 12 grandchildren -- Theresa Clarke and husband, James, Cathy Barrett and husband, Bobby, Crystal Justice and husband, Richard, Billie Johnson and friend, Richard Busby, Jeffrey Johnson and friend, Toni Ross, Larry Latham, Jerry Johnson and wife, Holly, Bobby Johnson, Lynsey Johnson, Alex Johnson, Clayton and Dayton Johnson; five great-grandchildren -- Cameron, Colby, Brooklyn, Shelly and Tyler; three brothers -- Waif Johnson and wife, Ora Mae, Gene Johnson and wife, Edith, and Marshall Johnson; a sister, Joyce Wallace and husband, Roy; special friends, Ronnie Provow, Barbara, Mark and Karen Hammond and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Laura Holloway Butler (05/15/03)
Laura Holloway Butler, 88 of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William Preston and Ruth Cordelia White Holloway was born May 19, 1914, at Camp, Ark. She died May 5, 2003, at Salem. She married Curtis Randall Butler May 27, 1932, at Camp. To this union three children were born...
Nancy E. Godwin (05/15/03)
Nancy E. Godwin, 87, of Saffell, died May 8, 2003, at Lawrence Hall Nursing Center at Walnut Ridge. She was born Feb. 20, 1916, at Sidney, Ark., to Christopher Columbus and Amanda Jane Campbell Hardin. She was a homemaker, a member of the Cord Senior Citizens Center and also a member of the Mount Harmony Free Will Baptist Church at Saffell...
John F. Simmons (05/15/03)
John F. Simmons, 77, of Thayer, Mo., was born Feb. 17, 1926, in McAlester, Okla., and passed away May 5, 2003, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He is loved by all and will be greatly missed. Survivors include his wife, Neveska Jean Comb-Simmons of the home; eight children, Jr. ...
Nora Jane Caldwell (05/15/03)
Nora Jane Caldwell, 83, daughter of the late Joseph Leamon Crawford and Temm Brewer Crawford, was born July 18, 1919, in Myrtle, Mo. and died on April 21, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage on March 30, 1935, in Myrtle, Mo., to Waymond Caldwell...
Waymon A. Caldwell (05/15/03)
Waymon A. Caldwell, 90, son of the late Tom Caldwell and Ethel Roy Caldwell, was born Aug. 26, 1912, in Billmore, Mo., and died May 2, 2003, in Thayer, Mo. He was united in marriage on March 30, 1935, in Myrtle, Mo., to Nora Jane Caldwell who preceded him in death on April 21, 2003...
Laura Holloway Butler (05/15/03)
Laura Holloway Butler, 88 of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William Preston and Ruth Cordelia White Holloway was born May 19, 1914, at Camp, Ark. She died May 5, 2003, at Salem. She married Curtis Randall Butler May 27, 1932, at Camp. To this union three children were born...
Harriett Walls Scott (05/15/03)
Harriet Walls Scott, 53, of Williford, died May 3, 2003, at a friend's home in Westland, Mich. Survivors include her husband, Johnny Scott of the home; a daughter, Lee Ann Scott of Bidgeville, Del.; a son, Johnny L. Scott Jr., of Brighton, Tenn.; two stepdaughters -- Tammy Scott of Little Rock, and Maxine Miller of Missouri; a sister, Judith Harmon of Huntington, W.V.; three brothers -- Jackson Walls of Proctorville, Ohio, Johnny Walls of South Point, Ohio, and Randall Walls of Whitesands, Fla.; and 11 grandchildren.. ...
Gladys Alma Carmack (05/15/03)
Gladys Alma Carmack, 90, of Hardy, Ark., was born July 13, 1912, in Hardy, and passed away May 3, 2003, at her home in Hardy. She was formerly from Caraway, Ark, before moving to Hardy. She was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of Caraway, Ark...
Harrsie Johnson (05/15/03)
Harrsie Johnson, age 73, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born May 16, 1929, near Pine, Mo., and passed away May 3, 2003, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include his wife, Edna of the home; three daughters -- Mary Russell and husband, Terry, Barbara McGhee and Carolyn Jackson all of West Plains, Mo.; three sons -- Jimmy and wife, Drusilla, Billy Johnson and wife, Deanna, all of Alton, and Richard Johnson and wife, Annette of West Plains; 12 grandchildren -- Theresa Clarke and husband, James, Cathy Barrett and husband, Bobby, Crystal Justice and husband, Richard, Billie Johnson and friend, Richard Busby, Jeffrey Johnson and friend, Toni Ross, Larry Latham, Jerry Johnson and wife, Holly, Bobby Johnson, Lynsey Johnson, Alex Johnson, Clayton and Dayton Johnson; five great-grandchildren -- Cameron, Colby, Brooklyn, Shelly and Tyler; three brothers -- Waif Johnson and wife, Ora Mae, Gene Johnson and wife, Edith, and Marshall Johnson; a sister, Joyce Wallace and husband, Roy; special friends, Ronnie Provow, Barbara, Mark and Karen Hammond and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Mary Lue Bolling (05/15/03)
Mary Lue Hall Bolling, 91, of Harrisonville, Mo., died May 1, 2003, in Harrisonville. She was born Nov. 10, 1911 in Harrisonville at the family home. She was the daughter of Delmer K. and Bessie Lee Christopher Hall. Her parents were both members of early Harrisonville pioneer families. Mary received her education in Harrisonville Schools, graduating as valedictorian of her class in 1930...
Trista Morgan (05/15/03)
Bobby Joe and Laura Lynn Morgan of Alton have announced the birth of their daughter, Trista Shay Morgan, at 3:18 p.m. April 11, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 5 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Twana Reisen of Alton, Rita and John Wheeler of Alton, and Larry Morgan of Eugene, Ore...
Benjamin Oesch (05/15/03)
David and Anne Oesch of Alton have announced the birth of their son, Benjamin Eugene Oesch, at 11:01 a.m. April 27, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 12-1/2 ounces, and was 18-1/2 inches long. He was welcomed by his sister, Mary Alice Oesch, 5...
Kenzie Warren (05/15/03)
Todd and Ronnica Warren of West Plains have announced the birth of their daughter, Kenzie Lenae Warren, at 12:39 a.m. April 16, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 21-1/2 inches long. Kenzie was welcomed by her sibling, Kelstin Warren, 3...
Collin Arford (05/15/03)
Dustin and Amy Arford of Melbourne have announced the birth of their son, Collin Michael Arford, May 6, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He weighed 6 pounds, 7.6 ounces, and was welcomed by siblings William Fisher of Cushman and Jonathan Novello of Ravenden...
Kyle Wright (05/15/03)
Christopher Allen Wright and Amy Jo Lamb Wright of West Plains have announced the birth of their son, Kyle Wayne Xavier Wright, at 11:37 p.m. April 12, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 4-1/2 ounces, and was 20 inches long. His sibling is Brandon Allen Wright, 14 months...
Collin Arford (05/15/03)
Dustin and Amy Arford of Melbourne have announced the birth of their son, Collin Michael Arford, May 6, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He weighed 6 pounds, 7.6 ounces, and was welcomed by siblings William Fisher of Cushman and Jonathan Novello of Ravenden...
Kyle Wright (05/15/03)
Christopher Allen Wright and Amy Jo Lamb Wright of West Plains have announced the birth of their son, Kyle Wayne Xavier Wright, at 11:37 p.m. April 12, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 4-1/2 ounces, and was 20 inches long. His sibling is Brandon Allen Wright, 14 months...
Kenzie Warren (05/15/03)
Todd and Ronnica Warren of West Plains have announced the birth of their daughter, Kenzie Lenae Warren, at 12:39 a.m. April 16, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 21-1/2 inches long. Kenzie was welcomed by her sibling, Kelstin Warren, 3...
Trista Morgan (05/15/03)
Bobby Joe and Laura Lynn Morgan of Alton have announced the birth of their daughter, Trista Shay Morgan, at 3:18 p.m. April 11, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 5 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Twana Reisen of Alton, Rita and John Wheeler of Alton, and Larry Morgan of Eugene, Ore...
Benjamin Oesch (05/15/03)
David and Anne Oesch of Alton have announced the birth of their son, Benjamin Eugene Oesch, at 11:01 a.m. April 27, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 12-1/2 ounces, and was 18-1/2 inches long. He was welcomed by his sister, Mary Alice Oesch, 5...
Burns, Gillihan set nuptials (05/15/03)
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Burns of Salem have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jeanna Luann Burns, to Danny Jay Gillihan, son of Don and Ruth Gillihan of Melbourne. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lou Ella Book of Piggott, Ark.; Ray Book of Nimmons, Ark.; Bob and Marsha Burns of Rector, Ark.; and the late Doris Burns Spinks...
Burns, Gillihan set nuptials (05/15/03)
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Burns of Salem have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jeanna Luann Burns, to Danny Jay Gillihan, son of Don and Ruth Gillihan of Melbourne. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lou Ella Book of Piggott, Ark.; Ray Book of Nimmons, Ark.; Bob and Marsha Burns of Rector, Ark.; and the late Doris Burns Spinks...
Scotts to mark 50th anniversary (05/15/03)
Neil and Virginia Scott will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 18 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Cushman Assembly of God Church. All friends and family are invited to attend. The couple married May 9, 1953.
Scotts to mark 50th anniversary (05/15/03)
Neil and Virginia Scott will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 18 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Cushman Assembly of God Church. All friends and family are invited to attend. The couple married May 9, 1953.
From my Front Porch (05/15/03)
City gone to the country I'll be the first to admit that I am as sissified a city gal as there is. The fact is, I prefer my neighbors close and my green peas courtesy the jolly green giant. It's not that I don't have a good bit of sensible country blood running through my veins. I do. It's just that the city blood seems to reign supreme most of the time...
Boldly Going Nowhere (05/15/03)
In the movie The Electric Horseman, Robert Redford is a former rodeo champion, now past his prime, selling his soul to a large corporation as a spokesman for their brand of breakfast cereal. During a moment of disillusionment with his life, aided by a hefty dose of Jack Daniels, he rides off with a prized horse owned by the corporation in order to save it from being turned into a commercial puppet like himself...
From my Front Porch (05/15/03)
City gone to the country I'll be the first to admit that I am as sissified a city gal as there is. The fact is, I prefer my neighbors close and my green peas courtesy the jolly green giant. It's not that I don't have a good bit of sensible country blood running through my veins. I do. It's just that the city blood seems to reign supreme most of the time...
Boldly Going Nowhere (05/15/03)
In the movie The Electric Horseman, Robert Redford is a former rodeo champion, now past his prime, selling his soul to a large corporation as a spokesman for their brand of breakfast cereal. During a moment of disillusionment with his life, aided by a hefty dose of Jack Daniels, he rides off with a prized horse owned by the corporation in order to save it from being turned into a commercial puppet like himself...