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Stories from Thursday, September 18, 2003

Sheriff seeks to hire former DTF agent (09/18/03)
Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz requested permission Sept. 8 from the Fulton County Quorum Court to hire the recently laid off drug task force agent, Billy Baker, as a deputy in the sheriff's office. Martz received notification last month from Danny Ramsey, administrator of the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force Agency, that Baker was laid off because of a lack of funds to pay his salary package...
Sharp court seeks sale tax increase (09/18/03)
Making good on a promise to roll back the county millage, the Sharp County Quorum Court is preparing to ask voters for a new 1/8-cent county sales tax on the Nov. 4 ballot. In December 2002 the court temporarily increased the county general fund millage to fund the construction of the justice complex, located adjacent to the courthouse in Ash Flat, over a period of approximately five years. But the court pledged to drop the increase after one year if voters approved the sales tax...
A+ meeting set at Couch next month (09/18/03)
Couch School Board members were informed that a recent A+ committee meeting yielded 55 students in grades nine through 12 are enrolled in the A+ program. All interested community members were encouraged to support the program and to attend the A+ committee meeting Oct. 6...
Camp man faces pot charges (09/18/03)
Authorities seized 14 marijuana plants valued at $14,000 near Camp Sept. 9 after Fulton County Chief Deputy Carrol Traw spotted the plants in a garden. Traw was flying over the county during operation marijuana eradication. The suspected owner of the plants, Phillip M. Hollis, 48, ran outside and pulled two plants from the garden in an attempt to conceal them before officers arrived, said 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force Chief Investigator Scott Russell...
Riverton man serves as official observer in race (09/18/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- On the morning of July 13 20 odd-shaped cars lined up in front of Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. At 9 a.m. the American Solar Challenge began as Kansas State University's car left the starting line. In the chase vehicle that followed KSU rode Riverton resident Don Horton...
Youth can make a difference Couch students bring home a gold medal (09/18/03)
COUCH SCHOOL -- Educators, students and parents in the Couch School District walked a little taller when two of their own brought home a gold medal from the National Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Conference held in Philadelphia.Darron Combs and Doug Melton presented an illustrated talk on the danger of alcohol and drug abuse. ...
Miller resigns, Robson fired from MRID (09/18/03)
MRID Commissioner John Miller Jr. tendered his resignation as commissioner at the meeting Sept. 11. Also, Commissioner Jim Thompson announced Will Robson, MRID maintenance supervisor, had been fired. Miller said he resigned due to personal and health reasons effective Oct. 31...
Bend nursing home makes facility 'more desirable' (09/18/03)
North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend has been busy implementing a culture change at its facility to make the nursing home a place where people come to live and enjoy the rest of their lives and not a place where people go to die. NALCC is working to make the facility less of an institution and more like a home, according to the center's administrator, Alice Karr, and John Satterfield, White River Health System, both guest speakers at the Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce meeting Sept. ...
'Help! I'm trapped in a high school' set at Couch school (09/18/03)
"Help! I'm trapped in a High School" will be presented Oct 4. This will be a dinner theater with dinner served at 6 p.m. and the play at 7 p.m. The play was written by Tim Kelly and was selected by the drama class students. The play is being directed by Sharon Mathis and Teresa Holder...
Fall Festival box location announced (09/18/03)
THAYER -- The Thayer Crescite Club will again this year sponsor the crowning of the Fall Festival king and queen from the elementary school and high school. The crowning will take place at the end of Fall Festival activities at 8 p.m. Sept. 27. Festival candidates are asked to line up behind the stage at 7:30 p.m...
Couch man faces sex charges (09/18/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- A Couch man was in Oregon County Associated Circuit Court Sept. 9 for his preliminary hearing regarding several sex charges. Officials charge that Mikel Sand, 26, had sex with two children in the county. Arraignment is set for Oct. 6...
13 arrested in Fulton, Izard drug busts (09/18/03)
Authorities seized 14 marijuana plants valued at $14,000 near Camp Sept. 9 after Fulton County Chief Deputy Carrol Traw spotted the plants in a garden. Traw was flying over the county during operation marijuana eradication. The suspected owner of the plants, Phillip M. Hollis, 48, ran outside and pulled two plants from the garden in an attempt to conceal them before officers arrived, said 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force Chief Investigator Scott Russell...
TRAIL OF PAIN: (09/18/03)
Donna Guess, left, and Dorothea Glattly, both of Horseshoe Bend, say a prayer at the Sept. 11 memorial service at the Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church. Pastor Beth Perdue conducted the service. Photo/Ariola.
Yester Daze set at Myrtle (09/18/03)
MYRTLE -- Myrtle Yester Daze activities will kickoff at 7 a.m. Sept. 27 at the Myrtle VFD with a flag raising. A pancake breakfast will be cooked and served by fire department officials from 7 to 9 a.m. An amateur photo contest has been set for 8:30 a.m. and quilt show for 9 a.m. A washer pitching contest has also been planned for 9 a.m...
TRAIL OF PAIN: (09/18/03)
Donna Guess, left, and Dorothea Glattly, both of Horseshoe Bend, say a prayer at the Sept. 11 memorial service at the Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church. Pastor Beth Perdue conducted the service. Photo/Ariola.
Sheriff seeks to hire former DTF agent (09/18/03)
Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz requested permission Sept. 8 from the Fulton County Quorum Court to hire the recently laid off drug task force agent, Billy Baker, as a deputy in the sheriff's office. Martz received notification last month from Danny Ramsey, administrator of the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force Agency, that Baker was laid off because of a lack of funds to pay his salary package...
'Help! I'm trapped in a high school' set at Couch school (09/18/03)
"Help! I'm trapped in a High School" will be presented Oct 4. This will be a dinner theater with dinner served at 6 p.m. and the play at 7 p.m. The play was written by Tim Kelly and was selected by the drama class students. The play is being directed by Sharon Mathis and Teresa Holder...
Bend nursing home makes facility 'more desirable' (09/18/03)
North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend has been busy implementing a culture change at its facility to make the nursing home a place where people come to live and enjoy the rest of their lives and not a place where people go to die. NALCC is working to make the facility less of an institution and more like a home, according to the center's administrator, Alice Karr, and John Satterfield, White River Health System, both guest speakers at the Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce meeting Sept. ...
Miller resigns, Robson fired from MRID (09/18/03)
MRID Commissioner John Miller Jr. tendered his resignation as commissioner at the meeting Sept. 11. Also, Commissioner Jim Thompson announced Will Robson, MRID maintenance supervisor, had been fired. Miller said he resigned due to personal and health reasons effective Oct. 31...
Youth can make a difference Couch students bring home a gold medal (09/18/03)
COUCH SCHOOL -- Educators, students and parents in the Couch School District walked a little taller when two of their own brought home a gold medal from the National Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Conference held in Philadelphia.Darron Combs and Doug Melton presented an illustrated talk on the danger of alcohol and drug abuse. ...
Riverton man serves as official observer in race (09/18/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- On the morning of July 13 20 odd-shaped cars lined up in front of Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. At 9 a.m. the American Solar Challenge began as Kansas State University's car left the starting line. In the chase vehicle that followed KSU rode Riverton resident Don Horton...
Sharp court seeks sale tax increase (09/18/03)
Making good on a promise to roll back the county millage, the Sharp County Quorum Court is preparing to ask voters for a new 1/8-cent county sales tax on the Nov. 4 ballot. In December 2002 the court temporarily increased the county general fund millage to fund the construction of the justice complex, located adjacent to the courthouse in Ash Flat, over a period of approximately five years. But the court pledged to drop the increase after one year if voters approved the sales tax...
Camp man faces pot charges (09/18/03)
Authorities seized 14 marijuana plants valued at $14,000 near Camp Sept. 9 after Fulton County Chief Deputy Carrol Traw spotted the plants in a garden. Traw was flying over the county during operation marijuana eradication. The suspected owner of the plants, Phillip M. Hollis, 48, ran outside and pulled two plants from the garden in an attempt to conceal them before officers arrived, said 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force Chief Investigator Scott Russell...
Yester Daze set at Myrtle (09/18/03)
MYRTLE -- Myrtle Yester Daze activities will kickoff at 7 a.m. Sept. 27 at the Myrtle VFD with a flag raising. A pancake breakfast will be cooked and served by fire department officials from 7 to 9 a.m. An amateur photo contest has been set for 8:30 a.m. and quilt show for 9 a.m. A washer pitching contest has also been planned for 9 a.m...
Couch man faces sex charges (09/18/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- A Couch man was in Oregon County Associated Circuit Court Sept. 9 for his preliminary hearing regarding several sex charges. Officials charge that Mikel Sand, 26, had sex with two children in the county. Arraignment is set for Oct. 6...
13 arrested in Fulton, Izard drug busts (09/18/03)
Authorities seized 14 marijuana plants valued at $14,000 near Camp Sept. 9 after Fulton County Chief Deputy Carrol Traw spotted the plants in a garden. Traw was flying over the county during operation marijuana eradication. The suspected owner of the plants, Phillip M. Hollis, 48, ran outside and pulled two plants from the garden in an attempt to conceal them before officers arrived, said 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force Chief Investigator Scott Russell...
Fall Festival box location announced (09/18/03)
THAYER -- The Thayer Crescite Club will again this year sponsor the crowning of the Fall Festival king and queen from the elementary school and high school. The crowning will take place at the end of Fall Festival activities at 8 p.m. Sept. 27. Festival candidates are asked to line up behind the stage at 7:30 p.m...
A+ meeting set at Couch next month (09/18/03)
Couch School Board members were informed that a recent A+ committee meeting yielded 55 students in grades nine through 12 are enrolled in the A+ program. All interested community members were encouraged to support the program and to attend the A+ committee meeting Oct. 6...
Hale graduates from basic training (09/18/03)
Army National Guard Pvt. Bobby R. Hale has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson at Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.. ...
Reunions (09/18/03)
The Everett reunion will be held at Brockwell Senior Citizens Center Sept. 21. Visiting will begin at 10 a.m. A potluck lunch will be served at noon. Friends and relatives are welcome. The Cochran reunion was held Aug. 30 and 31 at the community building in Ash Flat. ...
Harber, Olson to wed (09/18/03)
Rick and Sandra Harber of Viola have announced the approaching marriage of their daughter, Letitia Denise, to Christopher Olson, son of Richard and Sandy Olson of Greenbrier. The bride-elect is a graduate of University of Central Arkansas in Conway and is enrolled in the school psychology PhD program at UCA...
Harber, Olson to wed (09/18/03)
Rick and Sandra Harber of Viola have announced the approaching marriage of their daughter, Letitia Denise, to Christopher Olson, son of Richard and Sandy Olson of Greenbrier. The bride-elect is a graduate of University of Central Arkansas in Conway and is enrolled in the school psychology PhD program at UCA...
Reunions (09/18/03)
The Everett reunion will be held at Brockwell Senior Citizens Center Sept. 21. Visiting will begin at 10 a.m. A potluck lunch will be served at noon. Friends and relatives are welcome. The Cochran reunion was held Aug. 30 and 31 at the community building in Ash Flat. ...
Hale graduates from basic training (09/18/03)
Army National Guard Pvt. Bobby R. Hale has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson at Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.. ...
Karate tourney, food drive slated in Williford (09/18/03)
The Ozark Mountain Karate Association's 13th Annual Fall Karate Tournament and Food Drive is slated for Sept. 27 at Williford High School. The event kicks off at 10 a.m., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Admission is $3 worth of non-perishable food, or $3 at the door...
Hounds, down early, come up shy of Indians (09/18/03)
There's nothing like some early season adversity to find out what kind of character a football team has. Down double digits early in the game for the second week in a row, the Salem Greyhounds regrouped and came charging back Sept. 12 in their conference opener at Marked Tree...
Bobcats ride strong defensive effort to win over Houston (09/18/03)
It's one thing to get off to a good start, but it's another thing to finish on a positive note. The Houston Tigers found out about this firsthand Sept. 12 as they played host to the visiting Thayer Bobcats in a non-conference matchup on the gridiron...
Lady Bobcats enjoy busy summer on hardwoods (09/18/03)
The Thayer Lady Bobcat basketball team participated in a team camp at Licking in June and August to get ready for the upcoming season. The Lady Cats posted a 6-3 record in the August camp as they played nine games in 30 hours. The Lady Cats started with a 45-43 overtime win over Brashear, the defending Class 1 state champion with a record of 28-2 last year...
Karate tourney, food drive slated in Williford (09/18/03)
The Ozark Mountain Karate Association's 13th Annual Fall Karate Tournament and Food Drive is slated for Sept. 27 at Williford High School. The event kicks off at 10 a.m., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Admission is $3 worth of non-perishable food, or $3 at the door...
Hounds, down early, come up shy of Indians (09/18/03)
There's nothing like some early season adversity to find out what kind of character a football team has. Down double digits early in the game for the second week in a row, the Salem Greyhounds regrouped and came charging back Sept. 12 in their conference opener at Marked Tree...
Bobcats ride strong defensive effort to win over Houston (09/18/03)
It's one thing to get off to a good start, but it's another thing to finish on a positive note. The Houston Tigers found out about this firsthand Sept. 12 as they played host to the visiting Thayer Bobcats in a non-conference matchup on the gridiron...
Lady Bobcats enjoy busy summer on hardwoods (09/18/03)
The Thayer Lady Bobcat basketball team participated in a team camp at Licking in June and August to get ready for the upcoming season. The Lady Cats posted a 6-3 record in the August camp as they played nine games in 30 hours. The Lady Cats started with a 45-43 overtime win over Brashear, the defending Class 1 state champion with a record of 28-2 last year...
John W. Davis (09/18/03)
John W. Davis, 69, of Batesville, died Sept. 8, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 12, 1933, at Violet Hill, Ark., he was the son of Emel E. and Eunice Beatrice Sanders Davis. He was retired from General Motors, Pontiac Division in Pontiac, Mich...
Waif Edward Robinson (09/18/03)
Waif Edward Robinson, son of the late Elmer Robinson and Nellie Alford Robinson Phelps, was born Jan. 17, 1929, in Jobe, Mo. He died Sept. 5, 2003, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 74 years. He was united in marriage in Alton, Mo. to Betty Lee. He was a livestock farmer and worked for Alton Sales Company for many years and served as Oregon County Commissioner for three terms...
Edna Woodall (09/18/03)
Edna Thomas Estes Woodall, of Hartford, Mich., formerly of Agnos, Ark., died Aug. 15, 2003, at Select Specialty Hospital in Battle Creek, Mich. She was surrounded by all of her children. She was born Dec. 7, 1914, in Agnos. After receiving her teacher's license Aug. 15, 1931, with the help and assistance of Velmar Burton, well known educator and business manager and also an Agnos native, she was a school teacher for several years; and lived the last 50 years in Harrford, Mich...
Argie Lela Floyd (09/18/03)
Argie Lela Floyd, of Oxford, Ark., daughter of the late James Arlin Dillard and Sarah Frances Blevins Dillard, was born Dec. 19, 1916, in Oxford. She died Sept. 8, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 86 years. She married Fred Floyd July 13, 1937, at Melbourne, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Mrs. U.V.L. Hamilton (09/18/03)
Mrs. U.V.L. Hamilton, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 12, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 25, 1921, in Wilberton, Okla., she was the daughter of Sidney Hardy and Ida Mae Baugher Hardy. She moved to Cherokee Village in November of 2001 from California. She was a homemaker...
Christine Smedley (09/18/03)
Christine Marie Smedley, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Alvina Ripplinger Sizemore and the late Ludwig Urlacher was born June 16, 1953, in Bremerton, Wash. She died Sept. 10, 2003, at Batesville, Ark., at the age of 50. She married Kenneth Carlton Smedley on Dec. 3, 1993. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, and worked as a ward clerk at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was of the Assembly of God faith...
Laura O. Harvey (09/18/03)
Laura O. Harvey, daughter of the late Norvan Otto Frank and Eva Orella Jones Frank, was born Dec. 2, 1914, in Clay County, Ill., and died Sept. 10, 2003, in Thayer, Mo. at the age of 88 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Thayer, Mo., and was a homemaker...
Rev. Orvil L. Stahl (09/18/03)
Rev. Orvil L. Stahl, 84, of Salem, Ark., died Sept. 10, 2003. Born Aug. 21, 1919 in Green County, he was the son of Alonzo Orbin and Bertie Ratledge Stahl. On Nov. 27, 1947, he married Wanda Owens in Piggott, Ark. Rev. Stahl was a World War II Army veteran of the Pacific Theater, and a mason...
Claudia Mae Ferguson (09/18/03)
Claudia Mae Arnold Ferguson of Melbourne, daughter of the late William T. Arnold and Rena Stroud Arnold, was born June 24, 1923, in Guion, Ark. She died Sept. 6, 2003, at Pioneer Nursing and Rehab in Melbourne, Ark., at the age of 80 years. She married Vernon M. Ferguson on Feb. 5, 1944, in Gid, Ark., and to this union three children were born. She spent her working years, employed at ConAgra...
Mickey Southard (09/18/03)
Mickey Borden Southard, of Salem, son of the late Marvin Dallas and Opal Mae Bell Southard, was born May 20, 1931, in Wheeling, Ark., and died Sept. 12, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 72 years. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the 1950s. ...
Chloe Martin (09/18/03)
Chloe Martin, of Thayer, Mo., 88, the daughter of the late Frank and Ethel Ellen Rickey Range was born Feb. 2, 1915 at Willow Springs, Mo., and died at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was a member of Thayer First Baptist Church for 68 years. She worked for the telephone company as an operator for 37 years...
Claudia Mae Ferguson (09/18/03)
Claudia Mae Arnold Ferguson of Melbourne, daughter of the late William T. Arnold and Rena Stroud Arnold, was born June 24, 1923, in Guion, Ark. She died Sept. 6, 2003, at Pioneer Nursing and Rehab in Melbourne, Ark., at the age of 80 years. She married Vernon M. Ferguson on Feb. 5, 1944, in Gid, Ark., and to this union three children were born. She spent her working years, employed at ConAgra...
Argie Lela Floyd (09/18/03)
Argie Lela Floyd, of Oxford, Ark., daughter of the late James Arlin Dillard and Sarah Frances Blevins Dillard, was born Dec. 19, 1916, in Oxford. She died Sept. 8, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 86 years. She married Fred Floyd July 13, 1937, at Melbourne, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Mrs. U.V.L. Hamilton (09/18/03)
Mrs. U.V.L. Hamilton, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 12, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 25, 1921, in Wilberton, Okla., she was the daughter of Sidney Hardy and Ida Mae Baugher Hardy. She moved to Cherokee Village in November of 2001 from California. She was a homemaker...
Christine Smedley (09/18/03)
Christine Marie Smedley, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Alvina Ripplinger Sizemore and the late Ludwig Urlacher was born June 16, 1953, in Bremerton, Wash. She died Sept. 10, 2003, at Batesville, Ark., at the age of 50. She married Kenneth Carlton Smedley on Dec. 3, 1993. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, and worked as a ward clerk at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was of the Assembly of God faith...
Rev. Orvil L. Stahl (09/18/03)
Rev. Orvil L. Stahl, 84, of Salem, Ark., died Sept. 10, 2003. Born Aug. 21, 1919 in Green County, he was the son of Alonzo Orbin and Bertie Ratledge Stahl. On Nov. 27, 1947, he married Wanda Owens in Piggott, Ark. Rev. Stahl was a World War II Army veteran of the Pacific Theater, and a mason...
Mickey Southard (09/18/03)
Mickey Borden Southard, of Salem, son of the late Marvin Dallas and Opal Mae Bell Southard, was born May 20, 1931, in Wheeling, Ark., and died Sept. 12, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 72 years. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the 1950s. ...
Edna Woodall (09/18/03)
Edna Thomas Estes Woodall, of Hartford, Mich., formerly of Agnos, Ark., died Aug. 15, 2003, at Select Specialty Hospital in Battle Creek, Mich. She was surrounded by all of her children. She was born Dec. 7, 1914, in Agnos. After receiving her teacher's license Aug. 15, 1931, with the help and assistance of Velmar Burton, well known educator and business manager and also an Agnos native, she was a school teacher for several years; and lived the last 50 years in Harrford, Mich...
Chloe Martin (09/18/03)
Chloe Martin, of Thayer, Mo., 88, the daughter of the late Frank and Ethel Ellen Rickey Range was born Feb. 2, 1915 at Willow Springs, Mo., and died at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was a member of Thayer First Baptist Church for 68 years. She worked for the telephone company as an operator for 37 years...
John W. Davis (09/18/03)
John W. Davis, 69, of Batesville, died Sept. 8, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 12, 1933, at Violet Hill, Ark., he was the son of Emel E. and Eunice Beatrice Sanders Davis. He was retired from General Motors, Pontiac Division in Pontiac, Mich...
Laura O. Harvey (09/18/03)
Laura O. Harvey, daughter of the late Norvan Otto Frank and Eva Orella Jones Frank, was born Dec. 2, 1914, in Clay County, Ill., and died Sept. 10, 2003, in Thayer, Mo. at the age of 88 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Thayer, Mo., and was a homemaker...
Waif Edward Robinson (09/18/03)
Waif Edward Robinson, son of the late Elmer Robinson and Nellie Alford Robinson Phelps, was born Jan. 17, 1929, in Jobe, Mo. He died Sept. 5, 2003, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 74 years. He was united in marriage in Alton, Mo. to Betty Lee. He was a livestock farmer and worked for Alton Sales Company for many years and served as Oregon County Commissioner for three terms...
Ryan Wade Parker (09/18/03)
Lucas and Kristin Parker of Myrtle have announced the birth of their son, Ryan Wade Parker, July 23, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces. Grandparents are Joe and Teresa Garrison of Myrtle, and Sam and Glenda Steinert of Nixa, Mo...
Madelyn Lynette Sult (09/18/03)
Bill and Melanie Sult of Ozark, Mo., have announced the birth of their daughter, Madelyn Lynette Sult, at 8:36 p.m. Aug. 26, 2003, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandparents are Leo and Maxine Warren of Thayer, and Sue Sult of Springfield...
Cooper Ray Fish (09/18/03)
Amy and Shannon Fish of West Plains have announced the birth of their son, Cooper Ray Fish, at 2:42 p.m. Sept. 4, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 5-1/2 ounces and was 21-3/4 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brother, Connor, 5, and sister Kaylee, 18 months...
Cooper Ray Fish (09/18/03)
Amy and Shannon Fish of West Plains have announced the birth of their son, Cooper Ray Fish, at 2:42 p.m. Sept. 4, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 5-1/2 ounces and was 21-3/4 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brother, Connor, 5, and sister Kaylee, 18 months...
Ryan Wade Parker (09/18/03)
Lucas and Kristin Parker of Myrtle have announced the birth of their son, Ryan Wade Parker, July 23, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces. Grandparents are Joe and Teresa Garrison of Myrtle, and Sam and Glenda Steinert of Nixa, Mo...
Madelyn Lynette Sult (09/18/03)
Bill and Melanie Sult of Ozark, Mo., have announced the birth of their daughter, Madelyn Lynette Sult, at 8:36 p.m. Aug. 26, 2003, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandparents are Leo and Maxine Warren of Thayer, and Sue Sult of Springfield...
Brooks, Stevens wed (09/18/03)
Sharon Brooks and Virgil R. Stevens were united in marriage Aug. 2, 2003, at the home of the bride's mother. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Barrlett of Sitka, and Mr. and Mr. Westley Brooks of Batesville. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Stevens of Cherokee Village. The groom's father officiated the ceremony...
Brooks, Stevens wed (09/18/03)
Sharon Brooks and Virgil R. Stevens were united in marriage Aug. 2, 2003, at the home of the bride's mother. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Barrlett of Sitka, and Mr. and Mr. Westley Brooks of Batesville. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Stevens of Cherokee Village. The groom's father officiated the ceremony...
Tejada, Kinnard to wed (09/18/03)
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Kinnard of Cherokee Village and Ms. Sharon Kinnard of Glendale, Ariz., have announced the engagement of their son, David Kinnard, to Anna Maria Tejada, daughter of Mr. Jose Tejada and Mrs. Delia Diaz of Bogota, Columbia. A December wedding is planned in Jonesboro...
Davenport, Crumpton to unite in marriage (09/18/03)
Savannah Dionne Davenport and Tony Lee Crumpton have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dale and Brenda Davenport of Van Buren, Mo. She is the granddaughter of Bill and Laverne Davenport of Hardy. She is a 2003 graduate of Van Buren High School and attends Southeast Missouri State University, majoring in social work. She is employed with Bud Shells Auto World in Cape Girardeau...
Tejada, Kinnard to wed (09/18/03)
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Kinnard of Cherokee Village and Ms. Sharon Kinnard of Glendale, Ariz., have announced the engagement of their son, David Kinnard, to Anna Maria Tejada, daughter of Mr. Jose Tejada and Mrs. Delia Diaz of Bogota, Columbia. A December wedding is planned in Jonesboro...
Davenport, Crumpton to unite in marriage (09/18/03)
Savannah Dionne Davenport and Tony Lee Crumpton have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dale and Brenda Davenport of Van Buren, Mo. She is the granddaughter of Bill and Laverne Davenport of Hardy. She is a 2003 graduate of Van Buren High School and attends Southeast Missouri State University, majoring in social work. She is employed with Bud Shells Auto World in Cape Girardeau...
Lacks celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (09/18/03)
Ron and Carolyn Lack of Cherokee Village celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 5 at home with their daughter. In November, their son, Ronnie Jr., and grandson, Jesse, will fly in from California for a delayed celebration at the home of their daughter, Liz, and two other grandsons, Jason and Kyle in Springfield, Mo...
Grigorys to mark 50 years (09/18/03)
The children of John and Betty Grigory have announced the 50th wedding anniversary of their parents will be Sept. 26. John Grigory married Betty Randall Sept. 26, 1953, in Paragould. They began their married life in Blytheville, Ark., where John was employed by Arkansas Missouri Power Company and later transferred to Mammoth Spring and retired from Arkansas Power & Light in 1987...
Grigorys to mark 50 years (09/18/03)
The children of John and Betty Grigory have announced the 50th wedding anniversary of their parents will be Sept. 26. John Grigory married Betty Randall Sept. 26, 1953, in Paragould. They began their married life in Blytheville, Ark., where John was employed by Arkansas Missouri Power Company and later transferred to Mammoth Spring and retired from Arkansas Power & Light in 1987...
Lacks celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (09/18/03)
Ron and Carolyn Lack of Cherokee Village celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 5 at home with their daughter. In November, their son, Ronnie Jr., and grandson, Jesse, will fly in from California for a delayed celebration at the home of their daughter, Liz, and two other grandsons, Jason and Kyle in Springfield, Mo...
Boldly Going Nowhere (09/18/03)
A friend I worked with many years ago has decided to take a year off and write a novel. Knowing I had four published novels, she asked me for some advice. I always have plenty of advice. 1) To write a novel, you must be a persistent self-starter with thick skin and high self-esteem. You need to work at it every day until your fingers lock up and your brain bleeds. Once you start, you can never quit...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (09/18/03)
Almost every small town in the South, at lease in the deep South where I live, has a memorial to the men and boys lost in the War Between the States, as we call that awful conflict down here. Some even have a cannon or two on the courthouse square and it's neat to see little kids climbing all over them. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (09/18/03)
A friend I worked with many years ago has decided to take a year off and write a novel. Knowing I had four published novels, she asked me for some advice. I always have plenty of advice. 1) To write a novel, you must be a persistent self-starter with thick skin and high self-esteem. You need to work at it every day until your fingers lock up and your brain bleeds. Once you start, you can never quit...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (09/18/03)
Almost every small town in the South, at lease in the deep South where I live, has a memorial to the men and boys lost in the War Between the States, as we call that awful conflict down here. Some even have a cannon or two on the courthouse square and it's neat to see little kids climbing all over them. ...