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Stories from Friday, June 20, 2003

Attorney expects murder trial to be continued (06/20/03)
The murder trial slated for July 8 in Fulton County Circuit Court for accused capital murderer Bryan Shankle will probably be continued until the September jury session, said defense attorney Larry Kissee. Shankle and his cousin, Bobby Wood-rum, both appeared in Independence County Circuit Court June 16 for a hearing on charges stemming from a jailbreak May 19 from the Independence County jail...
Fulton awaits rest of McFadden money (06/20/03)
Fulton County has received only a portion of the $70,000 that Bill McFadden, 34, and his wife, Jennifer, 28, agreed to pay as part of their plea agreement at their pre-trial hearing June 2 to avoid a prison term. Sheriff Lloyd Martz said Mrs. McFadden still owes the county over $8,500 and McFadden owes around $5,000...
Governor to present Bend with ACE award (06/20/03)
Gov. Mike Huckabee will present the Arkansas Community of Excellence (ACE) Award to the city of Horseshoe Bend June 26 at 8:30 a.m. at the Hillhigh Hotel and Spa, announced Community Development Committee member Kathryn Randall at the chamber meeting June 12...
Koshkonong man sent to state pen (06/20/03)
VAN BUREN -- A Koshkonong man pleaded guilty recently to several charges, including drug trafficking, and a probation violation. The case was heard on a change of venue from Oregon County to Carter County before Associate Circuit Judge David Hedspeth...
Thayer council approves judge's request for leave (06/20/03)
THAYER -- Thayer Municipal Judge William T. Hass has taken a leave of absence to travel to Iraq under a State Department project to rebuild the county's legal system. Thayer City Council approved Hass's request for a leave of absence leave at its June 10 meeting...
SEMA official gives commissioners info (06/20/03)
ALTON -- Storms that rolled through the county in early May did not cause much actual structural damage but did leave much debris due to the large fallen trees and limbs across the county. The Oregon County Commission met in its office with State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) official Ken Bessemer May 6 where Bessemer presented a packet and details relating to disaster relief information...
MASH give students hands-on experience (06/20/03)
Salem High School students interested in health care occupations were able to shadow doctors during rounds and in-office visits, stand table-side at surgeries, assist in labs, therapies and emergency rooms and certify for CPR and first aid. The program was part of the Medical Application of Science for Health (MASH) camp held June 2 to June 13 at the Fulton County Hospital...
Girl, 2, hit by mom's car (06/20/03)
A 2-year-old girl was struck by a car and was injured in Horseshoe Bend after her mother left three small children, ages 2, 1 and 11 months, in a 1988 Mercury Grand Marquis June 12 with the engine running. The child was struck by the vehicle she had exited from...
SEMA official gives commissioners info (06/20/03)
ALTON -- Storms that rolled through the county in early May did not cause much actual structural damage but did leave much debris due to the large fallen trees and limbs across the county. The Oregon County Commission met in its office with State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) official Ken Bessemer May 6 where Bessemer presented a packet and details relating to disaster relief information...
Thayer council approves judge's request for leave (06/20/03)
THAYER -- Thayer Municipal Judge William T. Hass has taken a leave of absence to travel to Iraq under a State Department project to rebuild the county's legal system. Thayer City Council approved Hass's request for a leave of absence leave at its June 10 meeting...
MASH give students hands-on experience (06/20/03)
Salem High School students interested in health care occupations were able to shadow doctors during rounds and in-office visits, stand table-side at surgeries, assist in labs, therapies and emergency rooms and certify for CPR and first aid. The program was part of the Medical Application of Science for Health (MASH) camp held June 2 to June 13 at the Fulton County Hospital...
Governor to present Bend with ACE award (06/20/03)
Gov. Mike Huckabee will present the Arkansas Community of Excellence (ACE) Award to the city of Horseshoe Bend June 26 at 8:30 a.m. at the Hillhigh Hotel and Spa, announced Community Development Committee member Kathryn Randall at the chamber meeting June 12...
Attorney expects murder trial to be continued (06/20/03)
The murder trial slated for July 8 in Fulton County Circuit Court for accused capital murderer Bryan Shankle will probably be continued until the September jury session, said defense attorney Larry Kissee. Shankle and his cousin, Bobby Wood-rum, both appeared in Independence County Circuit Court June 16 for a hearing on charges stemming from a jailbreak May 19 from the Independence County jail...
Girl, 2, hit by mom's car (06/20/03)
A 2-year-old girl was struck by a car and was injured in Horseshoe Bend after her mother left three small children, ages 2, 1 and 11 months, in a 1988 Mercury Grand Marquis June 12 with the engine running. The child was struck by the vehicle she had exited from...
Fulton awaits rest of McFadden money (06/20/03)
Fulton County has received only a portion of the $70,000 that Bill McFadden, 34, and his wife, Jennifer, 28, agreed to pay as part of their plea agreement at their pre-trial hearing June 2 to avoid a prison term. Sheriff Lloyd Martz said Mrs. McFadden still owes the county over $8,500 and McFadden owes around $5,000...
Koshkonong man sent to state pen (06/20/03)
VAN BUREN -- A Koshkonong man pleaded guilty recently to several charges, including drug trafficking, and a probation violation. The case was heard on a change of venue from Oregon County to Carter County before Associate Circuit Judge David Hedspeth...
Bishop, James to wed (06/20/03)
Julie Ann Bishop, daughter of Harold and Genette Bishop of Elizabeth, and Andy James, son of Jimmy and Wilma James of Elizabeth, will exchange marriage vows at 11 a.m. June 21 at the groom's home in Elizabeth. A reception will follow the ceremony. After a wedding trip to Jamaica the couple will reside in Elizabeth...
Bishop, James to wed (06/20/03)
Julie Ann Bishop, daughter of Harold and Genette Bishop of Elizabeth, and Andy James, son of Jimmy and Wilma James of Elizabeth, will exchange marriage vows at 11 a.m. June 21 at the groom's home in Elizabeth. A reception will follow the ceremony. After a wedding trip to Jamaica the couple will reside in Elizabeth...
Viola hires Thayer coach to replace Hargrove (06/20/03)
It didn't take the Viola High School administration long to fill the opening in their Athletic Department created when former head basketball and baseball coach Dion Hargrove left less than a month ago to coach at West Plains. Jeremy Lewis, head baseball coach and assistant basketball coach at Thayer High School, was selected to replace Hargrove at Viola's monthly school board meeting June 9. ...
Columbia Bottom Conservation Area expected to draw thousands of outdoor enthusiasts (06/20/03)
Columbia Bottom Conservation Area, a spot that witnessed the passage of Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery 199 years ago this month, is moving into a new phase of its history. In its latest incarnation, it will host bikers, hikers, birdwatchers and anglers. By the fall of 2004, when the Missouri Department of Conservation completes the next phase of development there, waterfowl hunters will join the ranks of Columbia Bottom regulars...
Hatchery names winners in big trout contest (06/20/03)
The Arkansas Game Fish Commission's Spring River State Fish Hatchery held its annual Kids Fishing Derby June 7. This year's fishing derby had a total of 612 children age 12 and under participating. The derby was divided into two divisions for the boys and girls catching the biggest trout. The winners were all awarded with rod and reel combos donated by various derby sponsors...
Young Bucks day set at park (06/20/03)
The Ozark Buckmasters American Deer Foundation will hold the Young Bucks Day June 21 at 9 a.m. at Ash Flat Ball Park. Activities include shooting bows, shotguns and air guns. Lunch will be served and will include alligator, catfish and wild turkey. There will be lots of gifts for the kids and everything is free. Every youngster in the region may attend this free Young Bucks Day...
Young Bucks day set at park (06/20/03)
The Ozark Buckmasters American Deer Foundation will hold the Young Bucks Day June 21 at 9 a.m. at Ash Flat Ball Park. Activities include shooting bows, shotguns and air guns. Lunch will be served and will include alligator, catfish and wild turkey. There will be lots of gifts for the kids and everything is free. Every youngster in the region may attend this free Young Bucks Day...
Columbia Bottom Conservation Area expected to draw thousands of outdoor enthusiasts (06/20/03)
Columbia Bottom Conservation Area, a spot that witnessed the passage of Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery 199 years ago this month, is moving into a new phase of its history. In its latest incarnation, it will host bikers, hikers, birdwatchers and anglers. By the fall of 2004, when the Missouri Department of Conservation completes the next phase of development there, waterfowl hunters will join the ranks of Columbia Bottom regulars...
Hatchery names winners in big trout contest (06/20/03)
The Arkansas Game Fish Commission's Spring River State Fish Hatchery held its annual Kids Fishing Derby June 7. This year's fishing derby had a total of 612 children age 12 and under participating. The derby was divided into two divisions for the boys and girls catching the biggest trout. The winners were all awarded with rod and reel combos donated by various derby sponsors...
Viola hires Thayer coach to replace Hargrove (06/20/03)
It didn't take the Viola High School administration long to fill the opening in their Athletic Department created when former head basketball and baseball coach Dion Hargrove left less than a month ago to coach at West Plains. Jeremy Lewis, head baseball coach and assistant basketball coach at Thayer High School, was selected to replace Hargrove at Viola's monthly school board meeting June 9. ...
Barton Lee Teague (06/20/03)
Barton Teague and Amanda Branscum of Thayer have announced the birth of their son, Barton Lee Teague, at 5:52 p.m. May 28, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 1.2 ounce and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Randy and Shirley Henry, and David and Pat Teague, all of Thayer...
Cawveys to celebrate 50th anniversary (06/20/03)
Marshall and Janet Cawvey of West Plains will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a party given by their children from 2 to 4 p.m. June 21 at First Freewill Baptist Church, 315 Thornburgh St. in West Plains. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Dayton Phil McCormick (06/20/03)
Donnie and Ashley McCormick of Thayer have announced the birth of their son, Dayton Phil McCormick, at 5:56 p.m. June 2, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 4-1/2 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his sibling, Hayleigh McCormick, age 21 months...
Barton Lee Teague (06/20/03)
Barton Teague and Amanda Branscum of Thayer have announced the birth of their son, Barton Lee Teague, at 5:52 p.m. May 28, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 1.2 ounce and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Randy and Shirley Henry, and David and Pat Teague, all of Thayer...
Cawveys to celebrate 50th anniversary (06/20/03)
Marshall and Janet Cawvey of West Plains will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a party given by their children from 2 to 4 p.m. June 21 at First Freewill Baptist Church, 315 Thornburgh St. in West Plains. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Dayton Phil McCormick (06/20/03)
Donnie and Ashley McCormick of Thayer have announced the birth of their son, Dayton Phil McCormick, at 5:56 p.m. June 2, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 4-1/2 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his sibling, Hayleigh McCormick, age 21 months...
Honeycutt, Carter to wed (06/20/03)
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Honeycutt of Myrtle have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jodie Lynn Honeycutt, to Travis Lee Carter of Ellsinore, Mo. He is the son of Joyce Carter and Charles and Linda Carter of Ellsinore. The bride-elect is a 1996 graduate of Couch High School, a 2000 graduate from Williams Baptist College where she received a bachelor's degree in biology, and a 2003 graduate from Arkansas State University where she received a master's degree in physical therapy.. ...
Honeycutt, Carter to wed (06/20/03)
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Honeycutt of Myrtle have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jodie Lynn Honeycutt, to Travis Lee Carter of Ellsinore, Mo. He is the son of Joyce Carter and Charles and Linda Carter of Ellsinore. The bride-elect is a 1996 graduate of Couch High School, a 2000 graduate from Williams Baptist College where she received a bachelor's degree in biology, and a 2003 graduate from Arkansas State University where she received a master's degree in physical therapy.. ...
Partons to mark 60 years (06/20/03)
Bill and Bonnie Parton were married Aug. 2, 1943, in Monette, Ark. A 60th anniversary celebration will be held July 5 at their home in Thayer. The couple has two children, Jerrel and Jane; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. The Partons opened a shoe company in Mammoth Spring in 1959...
Partons to mark 60 years (06/20/03)
Bill and Bonnie Parton were married Aug. 2, 1943, in Monette, Ark. A 60th anniversary celebration will be held July 5 at their home in Thayer. The couple has two children, Jerrel and Jane; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. The Partons opened a shoe company in Mammoth Spring in 1959...
From my Front Porch (06/20/03)
There are those who believe, historically speaking, that the month of June is a popular time for marrying because way back when May was bathing month. And for those folks who somehow still managed to smell presentable a few weeks later, it was as good time as any to get married...
Boldly Going Nowhere (06/20/03)
An amphetamine is a stimulant drug, first marketed in the USA in 1930 as an over-the-counter inhaler called Benzedrine to treat congestion. Methamphetamine, marketed in 1940 by Burroughs Wellcome under the trade name of Methedrine, is a type of amphetamine where methyl is added to the formula...
Your View (06/20/03)
We have just completed a very successful benefit dinner for Sgt. Judy Schaufler of the Horseshoe Bend Police Department and Deputy Brad Schaufler of the Fulton County Sheriff's Department. This barbecue dinner was held to raise funds to pay some of the medical bills they have both incurred for treatment of cancer...
Your View (06/20/03)
We have just completed a very successful benefit dinner for Sgt. Judy Schaufler of the Horseshoe Bend Police Department and Deputy Brad Schaufler of the Fulton County Sheriff's Department. This barbecue dinner was held to raise funds to pay some of the medical bills they have both incurred for treatment of cancer...
Boldly Going Nowhere (06/20/03)
An amphetamine is a stimulant drug, first marketed in the USA in 1930 as an over-the-counter inhaler called Benzedrine to treat congestion. Methamphetamine, marketed in 1940 by Burroughs Wellcome under the trade name of Methedrine, is a type of amphetamine where methyl is added to the formula...
From my Front Porch (06/20/03)
There are those who believe, historically speaking, that the month of June is a popular time for marrying because way back when May was bathing month. And for those folks who somehow still managed to smell presentable a few weeks later, it was as good time as any to get married...