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Stories from Thursday, August 28, 2003

Lincoln visits with Salem's senior citizens (08/28/03)
U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln spoke to citizens at the Salem Senior Citizens' Center in Salem Aug. 13 about issues concerning voters. The senator said the last tax bill passed was not balanced; it only helped a small percentage of people but not the workers who could put money back into the...
Student takes wheel after bus driver blacks out (08/28/03)
After a Calico Rock bus driver blacked out a 16-year-old male student took control of the school bus and brought it to a stop Aug. 20. Seven students received minor injuries in the school bus accident south of Calico Rock on Highway 5 after Elzora Lucy, 68, the bus driver, became unconscious...
Kitchen fire destroys Camp home (08/28/03)
Tragedy struck a Camp woman a second time when her house burned barely a week after she buried her son. The house owned by Frances Peacock was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived on the scene Aug. 24, said Rayvon Romine, Camp fire chief. Romine said the roof was collapsing as firefighters...
Bend post office to close (08/28/03)
Post office boxes will be a thing of the past effective Sept. 1 in Horseshoe Bend. Recorder/treasurer Sally Pohl announced at the city council meeting Aug. 18 the Horseshoe Bend post office is closing. The current postal contractors, Dean and Hasseltine...
Classic, antique car show set (08/28/03)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Thayer/Mammoth Spring Lions Club will hold a classic and antique car show Aug. 30 at Mammoth Spring State Park. Gates will open at 9 a.m. and judging will begin at 12:30 p.m. Entry fee will be $15 but admission to the show is free...
Burglary, theft charges filed at Alton (08/28/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- An Alton teen-ager was transported last week from Thayer city jail to Oregon County jail at Alton. Jacob Burmingham, 18, was transported on county warrants for charges of burglary and theft. According to a report from Oregon County Sheriff's...
Couch FFA goes to Camp Rising Sun (08/28/03)
CAMP RISING SUN -- Nine members of the Couch FFA attended the state FFA camp July 7-11 at Camp Rising Sun on the Lake of the Ozarks. Couch FFA advisor Pam Proffitt said during the week campers attended sessions and workshops focusing on setting goals for the future, discovering more about...
Chamber names florist, Oliver best of year (08/28/03)
The Salem Flower Shop was named Business of the Year and Hans Oliver was recognized as Volunteer of the Year at the Salem Chamber of Commerce meeting Aug. 27. The Salem Flower Shop, owned by Fern Reed, has remained at the same location for over 30 years, said...
Presidental greeting comes to Old Soldiers Reunion (08/28/03)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Those in attendance at this year's 110th Old Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Air Force Reunion received special greetings. According to Mammoth Spring VFW Post 7831 Commander Gene Rice, his post and ladies' auxiliary were honored to re-ceive the fo-llowing message from...
Andrews retires, Barton appointed (08/28/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County Circuit Clerk and Recorder of Deeds Janice Andrews has announced her retirement effective Sept. 1. Andrews office received word Aug. 18 that Gov. Holden had appointed Baton to the position. She will resume duties at the courthouse when Andrews' retirement...
Judge Day set for Saturday (08/28/03)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the 2003 Solemn Old Judge Day Aug. 30. The chamber invites local farmers to join its downtown farmers' market. There will also be craft, antique and food booths. Anyone interested in setting up a booth...
Three die in two wrecks (08/28/03)
A Cherokee Elementary School teacher was clinging to life Tuesday afternoon recovering from injuries sustained in an accident that claimed the life of her husband and daughter. The three-vehicle crash occurred Aug. 25 in Lawrence County. Chad Oliver, 37, of Ash Flat and his daughter, Camillia,...
Chamber names florist, Oliver best of year (08/28/03)
The Salem Flower Shop was named Business of the Year and Hans Oliver was recognized as Volunteer of the Year at the Salem Chamber of Commerce meeting Aug. 27. The Salem Flower Shop, owned by Fern Reed, has remained at the same location for over 30 years, said...
Lincoln visits with Salem's senior citizens (08/28/03)
U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln spoke to citizens at the Salem Senior Citizens' Center in Salem Aug. 13 about issues concerning voters. The senator said the last tax bill passed was not balanced; it only helped a small percentage of people but not the workers who could put money back into the...
Student takes wheel after bus driver blacks out (08/28/03)
After a Calico Rock bus driver blacked out a 16-year-old male student took control of the school bus and brought it to a stop Aug. 20. Seven students received minor injuries in the school bus accident south of Calico Rock on Highway 5 after Elzora Lucy, 68, the bus driver, became unconscious...
Kitchen fire destroys Camp home (08/28/03)
Tragedy struck a Camp woman a second time when her house burned barely a week after she buried her son. The house owned by Frances Peacock was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived on the scene Aug. 24, said Rayvon Romine, Camp fire chief. Romine said the roof was collapsing as firefighters...
Classic, antique car show set (08/28/03)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Thayer/Mammoth Spring Lions Club will hold a classic and antique car show Aug. 30 at Mammoth Spring State Park. Gates will open at 9 a.m. and judging will begin at 12:30 p.m. Entry fee will be $15 but admission to the show is free...
Three die in two wrecks (08/28/03)
A Cherokee Elementary School teacher was clinging to life Tuesday afternoon recovering from injuries sustained in an accident that claimed the life of her husband and daughter. The three-vehicle crash occurred Aug. 25 in Lawrence County. Chad Oliver, 37, of Ash Flat and his daughter, Camillia,...
Judge Day set for Saturday (08/28/03)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the 2003 Solemn Old Judge Day Aug. 30. The chamber invites local farmers to join its downtown farmers' market. There will also be craft, antique and food booths. Anyone interested in setting up a booth...
Andrews retires, Barton appointed (08/28/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County Circuit Clerk and Recorder of Deeds Janice Andrews has announced her retirement effective Sept. 1. Andrews office received word Aug. 18 that Gov. Holden had appointed Baton to the position. She will resume duties at the courthouse when Andrews' retirement...
Presidental greeting comes to Old Soldiers Reunion (08/28/03)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Those in attendance at this year's 110th Old Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Air Force Reunion received special greetings. According to Mammoth Spring VFW Post 7831 Commander Gene Rice, his post and ladies' auxiliary were honored to re-ceive the fo-llowing message from...
Bend post office to close (08/28/03)
Post office boxes will be a thing of the past effective Sept. 1 in Horseshoe Bend. Recorder/treasurer Sally Pohl announced at the city council meeting Aug. 18 the Horseshoe Bend post office is closing. The current postal contractors, Dean and Hasseltine...
Burglary, theft charges filed at Alton (08/28/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- An Alton teen-ager was transported last week from Thayer city jail to Oregon County jail at Alton. Jacob Burmingham, 18, was transported on county warrants for charges of burglary and theft. According to a report from Oregon County Sheriff's...
Couch FFA goes to Camp Rising Sun (08/28/03)
CAMP RISING SUN -- Nine members of the Couch FFA attended the state FFA camp July 7-11 at Camp Rising Sun on the Lake of the Ozarks. Couch FFA advisor Pam Proffitt said during the week campers attended sessions and workshops focusing on setting goals for the future, discovering more about...
WhistleStop to show Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (08/28/03)
The Repertory Theatre of the Ozarks will present Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof" in three performances Labor Day weekend. Show times are Aug. 29 at 7 p.m., Aug. 30 at 8 p.m., and Sept. 1 at 2 p.m. at WhistleStop Theater on...
Military News (08/28/03)
Marine Corps Pvt. Robert M. Lane and Marine Corps Pvt. Zachariah E. Weaver recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego. The training is designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally...
Sanders celebrates 90th birthday (08/28/03)
Family and friends gathered at Shiloh Church near Thayer July 26 to celebrate Lucille Sanders' 90th birthday. Out-of-town family and friends who came in for the celebration were: Wayne and Jo Ricketts of Kansas City, Mo.; Eddie Ray, Kim and Maria Sanders of Fort...
Reunions (08/28/03)
Salem High School Class of 1978 will hold its 25-year reunion activities Aug. 30. The group will meet at the high school cafeteria at 2 p.m. and then for dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Lakehouse Restaurant in Mountain Home. All class members and any teachers from 1966 to 1978...
Sanders celebrates 90th birthday (08/28/03)
Family and friends gathered at Shiloh Church near Thayer July 26 to celebrate Lucille Sanders' 90th birthday. Out-of-town family and friends who came in for the celebration were: Wayne and Jo Ricketts of Kansas City, Mo.; Eddie Ray, Kim and Maria Sanders of Fort...
WhistleStop to show Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (08/28/03)
The Repertory Theatre of the Ozarks will present Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof" in three performances Labor Day weekend. Show times are Aug. 29 at 7 p.m., Aug. 30 at 8 p.m., and Sept. 1 at 2 p.m. at WhistleStop Theater on...
Military News (08/28/03)
Marine Corps Pvt. Robert M. Lane and Marine Corps Pvt. Zachariah E. Weaver recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego. The training is designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally...
Reunions (08/28/03)
Salem High School Class of 1978 will hold its 25-year reunion activities Aug. 30. The group will meet at the high school cafeteria at 2 p.m. and then for dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Lakehouse Restaurant in Mountain Home. All class members and any teachers from 1966 to 1978...
4th annual Bearkatz Classic on tap (08/28/03)
The fourth annual Bearkatz Classic is scheduled for Sept. 6 at Cooper's Hawk Golf Club in Melbourne. Start time is 8 a.m. The format will be a four-man scramble, playing a straight 18 holes that will be flighted at the end of the day. Prizes will be given to the winners of each flight, with...
ICC's McCurley named to Lyon athletics staff (08/28/03)
Monty McCurley has been named assistant men's basketball coach, sports information director and assistant women's volleyball coach at Lyon College in Batesville. McCurley succeeds Quinn Wooldridge in those positions. Wooldridge resigned in July to become head boys'...
MDC program helps dove acreage quadruple (08/28/03)
Missouri has plenty of mourning doves, and Missouri hunters will find thousands of acres of specially managed fields where they can hunt them. Dove hunting season opens Sept. 1 and runs through Nov. 9. John Schulz, a resource scientist for the Missouri Department of Conservation, says hunters will...
Hog Calls (08/28/03)
FAYETTEVILLE -- Many who coached in the 1970s and before would have eyed Arkansas' "scrimmage" last Saturday night and retched. Glorified touch football, what with coach Houston Nutt's edict of no tackling to the ground among the first- and second-teamers, though third-teamers and likely...
Mountain lion younger than first thought (08/28/03)
A detailed examination of a mountain lion killed near Fulton last week showed the animal was younger than first thought. Biologists learned what the big cat had eaten recently, and they took tissue samples for DNA testing. The 105-pound mountain lion (also known as a...
Special Ozark Isle deer hunt announced (08/28/03)
The Army Corps of Engineers is taking applications from youth hunters who would like to participate in a special deer hunt Dec. 6 and 7 in Ozark Isle Park at Bull Shoals Lake. Eight permits will be issued to hunter education graduates 15 years old and under (born on...
Local soccer teams forming (08/28/03)
The Ash Flat/Hardy area is now organizing several soccer teams for players between the ages of 5 and 14. Teams will practice in the Highland/Ash Flat area and play on Saturdays in West Plains, Mo., this fall. Registration forms are available at Wolff's Athletics in...
Banding program helps AGFC to understand doves (08/28/03)
Where doves travel, how many of them survive hunting seasons and other information on the popular and prolific birds are the objects of research under way in Arkansas and 25 other states. In Arkansas, dove hunting is customarily the first weekend of September, then so long. Other seasons...
MDC fishing report (08/28/03)
LAKES Bull Shoals (East): 88 degrees, normal, clear; black bass fair on topwater lures. Norfork: 87 degrees, normal, dingy; catfish fair on worms. RIVERS Big Piney (lower, Pulaski Co.): 80 degrees, low, clear; sunfish good on nightcrawlers; black bass fair on soft...
ICC's McCurley named to Lyon athletics staff (08/28/03)
Monty McCurley has been named assistant men's basketball coach, sports information director and assistant women's volleyball coach at Lyon College in Batesville. McCurley succeeds Quinn Wooldridge in those positions. Wooldridge resigned in July to become head boys'...
Banding program helps AGFC to understand doves (08/28/03)
Where doves travel, how many of them survive hunting seasons and other information on the popular and prolific birds are the objects of research under way in Arkansas and 25 other states. In Arkansas, dove hunting is customarily the first weekend of September, then so long. Other seasons...
4th annual Bearkatz Classic on tap (08/28/03)
The fourth annual Bearkatz Classic is scheduled for Sept. 6 at Cooper's Hawk Golf Club in Melbourne. Start time is 8 a.m. The format will be a four-man scramble, playing a straight 18 holes that will be flighted at the end of the day. Prizes will be given to the winners of each flight, with...
Local soccer teams forming (08/28/03)
The Ash Flat/Hardy area is now organizing several soccer teams for players between the ages of 5 and 14. Teams will practice in the Highland/Ash Flat area and play on Saturdays in West Plains, Mo., this fall. Registration forms are available at Wolff's Athletics in...
Special Ozark Isle deer hunt announced (08/28/03)
The Army Corps of Engineers is taking applications from youth hunters who would like to participate in a special deer hunt Dec. 6 and 7 in Ozark Isle Park at Bull Shoals Lake. Eight permits will be issued to hunter education graduates 15 years old and under (born on...
Hog Calls (08/28/03)
FAYETTEVILLE -- Many who coached in the 1970s and before would have eyed Arkansas' "scrimmage" last Saturday night and retched. Glorified touch football, what with coach Houston Nutt's edict of no tackling to the ground among the first- and second-teamers, though third-teamers and likely...
MDC fishing report (08/28/03)
LAKES Bull Shoals (East): 88 degrees, normal, clear; black bass fair on topwater lures. Norfork: 87 degrees, normal, dingy; catfish fair on worms. RIVERS Big Piney (lower, Pulaski Co.): 80 degrees, low, clear; sunfish good on nightcrawlers; black bass fair on soft...
Mountain lion younger than first thought (08/28/03)
A detailed examination of a mountain lion killed near Fulton last week showed the animal was younger than first thought. Biologists learned what the big cat had eaten recently, and they took tissue samples for DNA testing. The 105-pound mountain lion (also known as a...
MDC program helps dove acreage quadruple (08/28/03)
Missouri has plenty of mourning doves, and Missouri hunters will find thousands of acres of specially managed fields where they can hunt them. Dove hunting season opens Sept. 1 and runs through Nov. 9. John Schulz, a resource scientist for the Missouri Department of Conservation, says hunters will...
Lola Fern Dockins (08/28/03)
Lola Fern Killian Dockins, daughter of the late Frank Killian and Agnes Fountain Killian, was born Aug. 15, 1923, in Norfork, Ark. She died Aug. 15, 2003, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 80 years. She married Eldridge Dockins in June 1940 in Mountain Home...
Jimmy Gene Crotts (08/28/03)
Jimmy Gene Crotts was born June 11, 194, at Viola, Ark. He died Aug. 12, 2003, at 1:15 p.m. in Taysen, Ariz. Jimmy graduated from Viola High School in 1959. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Ranger during the Cuban Missile Crisis. After his discharge he...
Irene Garrison (08/28/03)
Irene Katherine Garrison, 79, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Aug. 12, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Survivors include her husband, Joseph J. Garrison of the home; a son, John Garrison (Debi) Brea; a daughter, Georgia Machado (Tom) of Horseshoe Bend;...
Georgina Wanley (08/28/03)
Georgina Helen Wanley, 79, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2003, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Born Sept. 6, 1923, in Defiance, Ohio, she was the daughter of Margaret Delarber Masterson and Christofer Masterson...
Imogene Mattie Stroud (08/28/03)
Imogene Mattie Stroud, of Ash Flat, Ark., daughter of the late Henry Morris and Willie Hollingsworth Stroud, was born May 13, 1920, at Wheeling, Ark. She died Aug. 22, 2003, at Ash Flat at the age of 83 years. She worked as a farm laborer during the fruit harvest...
Mary Leola Southard (08/28/03)
Mary Leola Southard, of Jonesboro, Ark., daughter of the late George Zelmar and Lula Neal Blair, was born Sept. 15, 1918, in Izard County, Ark. She died Aug. 16, 2003, at Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 84. She married Wiley Wayne Southard in August of 1940,...
Myrtle DeFoe (08/28/03)
Myrtle Katherine DeFoe, 82, of Ash Flat died Aug. 21, 2003, at Eaglecrest Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Born Dec. 21, 1920, in Swift, Mo., she was the daughter of George William Sims and Mary Eva Fourthman Sims. She married Hollis Harding DeFoe Oct. 8, 1939, in...
Mart James Abney (08/28/03)
Mart James Abney, 90, of Agnos, Ark., son of the late Raymond Oscar and Laura Ethel Godwin Abney, was born Feb. 25, 1913, in Stuart, Okla. He died Aug. 22, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He married Hattie Pricilla Jackson Feb. 16, 1938, at...
"John" Ramsey (08/28/03)
Thurman "John" Ramsey of Thayer, Mo., son of the late Allen and Ola Everett Ramsey was born Feb. 17, 1919, at Picher, Okla., and died Aug. 10, 2003, at the age of 84 years. He served in the Navy during World War II. He was a member of Thayer Eagles...
Anna Louise Wohlwend (08/28/03)
Anna Louise Wohlwend, 96, of Horse-shoe Bend, Ark., died Aug. 17, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Born March 28, 1907 in Marion, Ill., she was the daughter of John and Caroline Wohlwend. She spent 11 years as a registered nurse...
Russell Stone (08/28/03)
Russell Stone, 87, of Viola, son of the late Grover and Annie Brown Stone, was born Dec. 21, 1915, in rural Viola, Ark. He died Aug. 22, 2003, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. He married Louise Mae Price in 1942 in Viola, Ark. She preceded him in death in...
Willie Arizona Hovis (08/28/03)
Willie Arizona Hovis, 86, of Ash Flat, died Aug. 17 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Born May 17, 1917, in Wolf River, Tenn., she was married to Walter W. Hovis June 9, 1951, in Winchester, Ind., and he preceded her in death in 1996. She worked...
Carl Lynn Elliott (08/28/03)
Carl Lynn Elliott, 38, of Camp, Ark., son of Marion Frances Peacock and Charlie Francis Elliott, was born Feb. 11, 1965, in Salem, Ark. He died Aug. 17, 2003, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. He was united in marriage to Barbara Curtis Oct. 10,...
Velda L. Taylor (08/28/03)
Velda L. Taylor, daughter of the late George Louthan and Jennie Watkins Louthan, was born Dec. 28, 1912 in Kimball, Neb., and died Aug. 16, 2003, in Pocahontas, Ark. at the age of 90. She was united in marriage Sept. 27, 1933, in Wirth, Ark., to Charlie Lee...
Alma Lillie Roberts (08/28/03)
Alma Lillie Roberts, 95, was born Feb. 13, 1908, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Aug. 11, 2003, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Alma was a charter member of the Riverton Baptist Church and had been attending the Macedonia Baptist for the past several years...
Russell Stone (08/28/03)
Russell Stone, 87, of Viola, son of the late Grover and Annie Brown Stone, was born Dec. 21, 1915, in rural Viola, Ark. He died Aug. 22, 2003, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. He married Louise Mae Price in 1942 in Viola, Ark. She preceded him in death in...
Mary Leola Southard (08/28/03)
Mary Leola Southard, of Jonesboro, Ark., daughter of the late George Zelmar and Lula Neal Blair, was born Sept. 15, 1918, in Izard County, Ark. She died Aug. 16, 2003, at Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 84. She married Wiley Wayne Southard in August of 1940,...
Imogene Mattie Stroud (08/28/03)
Imogene Mattie Stroud, of Ash Flat, Ark., daughter of the late Henry Morris and Willie Hollingsworth Stroud, was born May 13, 1920, at Wheeling, Ark. She died Aug. 22, 2003, at Ash Flat at the age of 83 years. She worked as a farm laborer during the fruit harvest...
Georgina Wanley (08/28/03)
Georgina Helen Wanley, 79, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2003, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Born Sept. 6, 1923, in Defiance, Ohio, she was the daughter of Margaret Delarber Masterson and Christofer Masterson...
Irene Garrison (08/28/03)
Irene Katherine Garrison, 79, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Aug. 12, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Survivors include her husband, Joseph J. Garrison of the home; a son, John Garrison (Debi) Brea; a daughter, Georgia Machado (Tom) of Horseshoe Bend;...
Lola Fern Dockins (08/28/03)
Lola Fern Killian Dockins, daughter of the late Frank Killian and Agnes Fountain Killian, was born Aug. 15, 1923, in Norfork, Ark. She died Aug. 15, 2003, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 80 years. She married Eldridge Dockins in June 1940 in Mountain Home...
Myrtle DeFoe (08/28/03)
Myrtle Katherine DeFoe, 82, of Ash Flat died Aug. 21, 2003, at Eaglecrest Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Born Dec. 21, 1920, in Swift, Mo., she was the daughter of George William Sims and Mary Eva Fourthman Sims. She married Hollis Harding DeFoe Oct. 8, 1939, in...
Alma Lillie Roberts (08/28/03)
Alma Lillie Roberts, 95, was born Feb. 13, 1908, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Aug. 11, 2003, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Alma was a charter member of the Riverton Baptist Church and had been attending the Macedonia Baptist for the past several years...
"John" Ramsey (08/28/03)
Thurman "John" Ramsey of Thayer, Mo., son of the late Allen and Ola Everett Ramsey was born Feb. 17, 1919, at Picher, Okla., and died Aug. 10, 2003, at the age of 84 years. He served in the Navy during World War II. He was a member of Thayer Eagles...
Anna Louise Wohlwend (08/28/03)
Anna Louise Wohlwend, 96, of Horse-shoe Bend, Ark., died Aug. 17, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Born March 28, 1907 in Marion, Ill., she was the daughter of John and Caroline Wohlwend. She spent 11 years as a registered nurse...
Willie Arizona Hovis (08/28/03)
Willie Arizona Hovis, 86, of Ash Flat, died Aug. 17 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Born May 17, 1917, in Wolf River, Tenn., she was married to Walter W. Hovis June 9, 1951, in Winchester, Ind., and he preceded her in death in 1996. She worked...
Carl Lynn Elliott (08/28/03)
Carl Lynn Elliott, 38, of Camp, Ark., son of Marion Frances Peacock and Charlie Francis Elliott, was born Feb. 11, 1965, in Salem, Ark. He died Aug. 17, 2003, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. He was united in marriage to Barbara Curtis Oct. 10,...
Mart James Abney (08/28/03)
Mart James Abney, 90, of Agnos, Ark., son of the late Raymond Oscar and Laura Ethel Godwin Abney, was born Feb. 25, 1913, in Stuart, Okla. He died Aug. 22, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He married Hattie Pricilla Jackson Feb. 16, 1938, at...
Velda L. Taylor (08/28/03)
Velda L. Taylor, daughter of the late George Louthan and Jennie Watkins Louthan, was born Dec. 28, 1912 in Kimball, Neb., and died Aug. 16, 2003, in Pocahontas, Ark. at the age of 90. She was united in marriage Sept. 27, 1933, in Wirth, Ark., to Charlie Lee...
Jimmy Gene Crotts (08/28/03)
Jimmy Gene Crotts was born June 11, 194, at Viola, Ark. He died Aug. 12, 2003, at 1:15 p.m. in Taysen, Ariz. Jimmy graduated from Viola High School in 1959. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Ranger during the Cuban Missile Crisis. After his discharge he...
Prestin Tyler Floyd (08/28/03)
Cecil and Sabrena Floyd of Thayer have announced the birth of a son, Prestin Tyler Floyd, at 9:55 a.m. Aug. 9, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 1/2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Warren and Cherry Newman of...
David Isaac Smith (08/28/03)
Howard and Elizabeth Smith of Pottersville, Mo., have announced the birth of their son, David Isaac Smith, at 2:32 p.m. Aug. 9, 2003 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by his...
Leah Brooke-Denise Wright (08/28/03)
Larry and Pam Wright of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Leah Brooke-Denise Wright, at 2:57 a.m. Aug. 7, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 9 pounds, 1/2 ounce and was 21 inches long. She was welcomed home by her...
David Isaac Smith (08/28/03)
Howard and Elizabeth Smith of Pottersville, Mo., have announced the birth of their son, David Isaac Smith, at 2:32 p.m. Aug. 9, 2003 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by his...
Leah Brooke-Denise Wright (08/28/03)
Larry and Pam Wright of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Leah Brooke-Denise Wright, at 2:57 a.m. Aug. 7, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 9 pounds, 1/2 ounce and was 21 inches long. She was welcomed home by her...
Prestin Tyler Floyd (08/28/03)
Cecil and Sabrena Floyd of Thayer have announced the birth of a son, Prestin Tyler Floyd, at 9:55 a.m. Aug. 9, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 1/2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Warren and Cherry Newman of...
Hutchinson, Penrose to wed (08/28/03)
Steve and Colene Hutchinson of Thayer have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Monica Dawn, to Brett Penrose, son of John and Roberta Penrose of Holden, Mo. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. Oct. 4 at First United Methodist Church in Warrensburg, Mo...
Hutchinson, Penrose to wed (08/28/03)
Steve and Colene Hutchinson of Thayer have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Monica Dawn, to Brett Penrose, son of John and Roberta Penrose of Holden, Mo. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. Oct. 4 at First United Methodist Church in Warrensburg, Mo...
Bryants mark 15 years (08/28/03)
Melinda Jean Cantrell and Bradley Gene Bryant were united in marriage on June 25, 1988, in Princeton, La. Mrs. Bryant is the daughter of Judy Capps of Diboll, Texas, and the late Leo Cantrell. She is a 1988 graduate of Salem High School and is the director of a...
Bryants mark 15 years (08/28/03)
Melinda Jean Cantrell and Bradley Gene Bryant were united in marriage on June 25, 1988, in Princeton, La. Mrs. Bryant is the daughter of Judy Capps of Diboll, Texas, and the late Leo Cantrell. She is a 1988 graduate of Salem High School and is the director of a...
Boldly Going Nowhere (08/28/03)
In 1902, Dr. R.M. Burke wrote a book entitled Cosmic Consciousness. According to Dr. Burke, human evolutionary development consists of three forms of consciousness. individual is a distinct entity meaning of the universe Cosmic consciousness, the apex of human evolution,...
From my Front Porch (08/28/03)
This past week I joined middle-aged mothers from all over the country in a very noble and worthwhile cause -- sending a son away to college. As each one of us watched our precious man-child walk away into the collegiate sunset, we thoughtfully pondered age-old...
Boldly Going Nowhere (08/28/03)
In 1902, Dr. R.M. Burke wrote a book entitled Cosmic Consciousness. According to Dr. Burke, human evolutionary development consists of three forms of consciousness. individual is a distinct entity meaning of the universe Cosmic consciousness, the apex of human evolution,...
From my Front Porch (08/28/03)
This past week I joined middle-aged mothers from all over the country in a very noble and worthwhile cause -- sending a son away to college. As each one of us watched our precious man-child walk away into the collegiate sunset, we thoughtfully pondered age-old...