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Stories from Thursday, September 25, 2003

Alton Library exhibits local art (09/25/03)
ALTON --Art work by area residents is a feature of the Alton Public Library. Photographs of the springs in Oregon County by Cecil Denton of Mountain View and an oil painting by Sue Flanagan of Fairdealing, "Seven Gables Barn" near Many Springs, are currently on display...
Walnut Festival to be bigger than ever (09/25/03)
ALTON -- The Alton Chamber of Commerce predicts that this year the annual Walnut Festival on Oct. 4 will be bigger and better than ever. To kick off the festival, Fun Time Shows Carnival will open Oct 2 at 6 p.m. on Main and Old streets. Rides, fun and food will be offered from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday. The carnival will also be open during the Walnut Festival on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m...
Innis wins race (09/25/03)
Incumbent Mike Innis of Salem was re-elected to the Salem School Board with 88 votes, while his opponent, John Emery, received 68 votes. Innis, his wife, Denice, and two children, Jennifer, 19, and Michael, 16, have lived in Salem for the past 24 years...
DTF arrests four, seizes drugs, vehicles in Bend (09/25/03)
Drug Task Force agents seized a large amount of U.S. currency, personal property, a motorcycle, vehicles and illegal drugs during a drug raid in Horseshoe Bend Sept. 18. Charles R. Earle, 51, of Horseshoe Bend, Richard Burrow, 31, of Oxford, Keith Bernardo, 44, of Horseshoe Bend and Michael J. French, 44, of Ash Flat were arrested after authorities searched Earle's home...
Student tutors give back to community (09/25/03)
COUCH SCHOOL -- Several Couch School students gave back to their community this summer by tutoring students during Gatewood R-111's Summer School Program. A+ students who attend high school at Couch gave up some leisurely summer hours during June to help teachers at the school instruct in a variety of subjects and activities. The Couch A+ students were also documenting required hours for A+ eligibility...
Horseshoe Bend may seek to increase council terms (09/25/03)
Horseshoe Bend City Council terms could increase from two to four years if the council puts the issue before the voters. The council debated the issue at the Sept. 15 meeting. The council also voted on a first reading to increase the number of MRID commissioners from three to five...
More students enroll in Couch A+ program (09/25/03)
COUCH SCHOOL -- On Aug. 21 and Sept. 8 Couch R-1 freshmen and their parents and newly enrolled sophomores were invited to attend a Sing-In Celebration for the A+ Program. Twenty students decided to become A+ members. According to A+ advisor Sharon Mathis, the program gives students the opportunity to take advantage of funding for tuition, fees and up to 50 percent of book costs to attend a Missouri community college or technical school for two years following graduation from high school. ...
Ash Flat prepares for Eaglefest 2003 (09/25/03)
Preparations are under way for Eaglefest 2003. Eaglefest will be held in the Ash Flat City Park Oct. 4. This year there'll be more fun, food and entertainment. Vendors will serve funnel cakes, grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, cold drinks and fresh squeezed lemonade...
YesterDaze slated for this weekend at Myrtle (09/25/03)
MYRTLE -- Myrtle Yester Daze activities will kick off 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...
YesterDaze slated for this weekend at Myrtle (09/25/03)
MYRTLE -- Myrtle Yester Daze activities will kick off 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...
Innis wins race (09/25/03)
Incumbent Mike Innis of Salem was re-elected to the Salem School Board with 88 votes, while his opponent, John Emery, received 68 votes. Innis, his wife, Denice, and two children, Jennifer, 19, and Michael, 16, have lived in Salem for the past 24 years...
DTF arrests four, seizes drugs, vehicles in Bend (09/25/03)
Drug Task Force agents seized a large amount of U.S. currency, personal property, a motorcycle, vehicles and illegal drugs during a drug raid in Horseshoe Bend Sept. 18. Charles R. Earle, 51, of Horseshoe Bend, Richard Burrow, 31, of Oxford, Keith Bernardo, 44, of Horseshoe Bend and Michael J. French, 44, of Ash Flat were arrested after authorities searched Earle's home...
Ash Flat prepares for Eaglefest 2003 (09/25/03)
Preparations are under way for Eaglefest 2003. Eaglefest will be held in the Ash Flat City Park Oct. 4. This year there'll be more fun, food and entertainment. Vendors will serve funnel cakes, grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, cold drinks and fresh squeezed lemonade...
More students enroll in Couch A+ program (09/25/03)
COUCH SCHOOL -- On Aug. 21 and Sept. 8 Couch R-1 freshmen and their parents and newly enrolled sophomores were invited to attend a Sing-In Celebration for the A+ Program. Twenty students decided to become A+ members. According to A+ advisor Sharon Mathis, the program gives students the opportunity to take advantage of funding for tuition, fees and up to 50 percent of book costs to attend a Missouri community college or technical school for two years following graduation from high school. ...
Horseshoe Bend may seek to increase council terms (09/25/03)
Horseshoe Bend City Council terms could increase from two to four years if the council puts the issue before the voters. The council debated the issue at the Sept. 15 meeting. The council also voted on a first reading to increase the number of MRID commissioners from three to five...
Student tutors give back to community (09/25/03)
COUCH SCHOOL -- Several Couch School students gave back to their community this summer by tutoring students during Gatewood R-111's Summer School Program. A+ students who attend high school at Couch gave up some leisurely summer hours during June to help teachers at the school instruct in a variety of subjects and activities. The Couch A+ students were also documenting required hours for A+ eligibility...
Alton Library exhibits local art (09/25/03)
ALTON --Art work by area residents is a feature of the Alton Public Library. Photographs of the springs in Oregon County by Cecil Denton of Mountain View and an oil painting by Sue Flanagan of Fairdealing, "Seven Gables Barn" near Many Springs, are currently on display...
Walnut Festival to be bigger than ever (09/25/03)
ALTON -- The Alton Chamber of Commerce predicts that this year the annual Walnut Festival on Oct. 4 will be bigger and better than ever. To kick off the festival, Fun Time Shows Carnival will open Oct 2 at 6 p.m. on Main and Old streets. Rides, fun and food will be offered from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday. The carnival will also be open during the Walnut Festival on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m...
Military (09/25/03)
Marine Corps Pvt. Joshua W. Parker, son of Donna J. McWilliams of Cherokee Village, and Marine Corps Pvt. James L. Brink, son of Vicki J. and Sidney Brink of Highland, 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 (09/25/03)
The Wiggs family reunion will be held Sept. 28 at the Alton Senior Citizens Center. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. A potluck lunch will be served at noon. Everyone is invited. The Izard County Cooper Reunion is slated for Oct. 4 at Ozarka College's cafeteria. Ozarka College is located on College Drive in Melbourne...
Reunions (09/25/03)
The Wiggs family reunion will be held Sept. 28 at the Alton Senior Citizens Center. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. A potluck lunch will be served at noon. Everyone is invited. The Izard County Cooper Reunion is slated for Oct. 4 at Ozarka College's cafeteria. Ozarka College is located on College Drive in Melbourne...
Military (09/25/03)
Marine Corps Pvt. Joshua W. Parker, son of Donna J. McWilliams of Cherokee Village, and Marine Corps Pvt. James L. Brink, son of Vicki J. and Sidney Brink of Highland, 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...
Third annual Powder Puff game slated (09/25/03)
The third annual Powder Puff Football Game will kick off at Thayer high School Oct. 11 at 6:00. The Powder Puff game is an event in which the girls of Thayer High play flag football to raise money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Coaches of the green team will be Dustin Hatterman and Andrew Eckman, while the white team will be coached by Brandon Cotham, Carl Hunter and Cody Hollis...
Comets streak to cross country sweep (09/25/03)
The Alton boys' and girls' swept their second cross country meet of the year Sept. 17 at Summersville.Indivdual results:BoysMichael Koon, second place; Bryan Joiner, third place; Kyle Willard, fourth place; Nick Parrott, sixth place; Greg Campbell, seventh place; Ben Alexander, 16th place; Marshall Smith, 18th place; Max Wilkerson, 22nd place; Kody McIntire, 23rd place.GirlsNicole Turner, first place; Felicia Buckner, third place; Christina Aranda, fifth place; Adrian Johnson, ninth place; Gracie Treptow, 10th place; Sarah Rowe, 15th place; Catherine Tusher, 19th place.. ...
Greyhounds pummel Parkin (09/25/03)
Sometimes a good helping of home cooking is all it takes to get you back on your feet again. Apparently this was the remedy that righted the ship for the Salem Greyhounds after two frustrating road losses to open the season. Salem took out their aggressions on the visiting Parkin Tigers Sept. 19 with a 46-6 shellacking that gave the Greyhounds their first win of the year...
Old policy stands in way of new rival for Hogs (09/25/03)
Arkansas vs. Texas. There is very little that gets a sports fan in the Natural State fired up like the mention of a Hogs/Horns matchup. Just look at all the hype and hoopla that led up to the 38-28 dismantling of Texas at the hands of Arkansas in Austin Sept. 13...
Old policy stands in way of new rival for Hogs (09/25/03)
Arkansas vs. Texas. There is very little that gets a sports fan in the Natural State fired up like the mention of a Hogs/Horns matchup. Just look at all the hype and hoopla that led up to the 38-28 dismantling of Texas at the hands of Arkansas in Austin Sept. 13...
Greyhounds pummel Parkin (09/25/03)
Sometimes a good helping of home cooking is all it takes to get you back on your feet again. Apparently this was the remedy that righted the ship for the Salem Greyhounds after two frustrating road losses to open the season. Salem took out their aggressions on the visiting Parkin Tigers Sept. 19 with a 46-6 shellacking that gave the Greyhounds their first win of the year...
Third annual Powder Puff game slated (09/25/03)
The third annual Powder Puff Football Game will kick off at Thayer high School Oct. 11 at 6:00. The Powder Puff game is an event in which the girls of Thayer High play flag football to raise money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Coaches of the green team will be Dustin Hatterman and Andrew Eckman, while the white team will be coached by Brandon Cotham, Carl Hunter and Cody Hollis...
Comets streak to cross country sweep (09/25/03)
The Alton boys' and girls' swept their second cross country meet of the year Sept. 17 at Summersville.Indivdual results:BoysMichael Koon, second place; Bryan Joiner, third place; Kyle Willard, fourth place; Nick Parrott, sixth place; Greg Campbell, seventh place; Ben Alexander, 16th place; Marshall Smith, 18th place; Max Wilkerson, 22nd place; Kody McIntire, 23rd place.GirlsNicole Turner, first place; Felicia Buckner, third place; Christina Aranda, fifth place; Adrian Johnson, ninth place; Gracie Treptow, 10th place; Sarah Rowe, 15th place; Catherine Tusher, 19th place.. ...
John B. Atkinson (09/25/03)
John B. Atkinson, 87, a lifelong resident of Batesville where he served as a city councilman and as police commissioner, died Sept. 20, 2003, in a Searcy hospital. Born May 2, 1916, in Blanville, he was raised in Evening Shade, Ark. His parents were Ansel Burton Atkinson and Maude Bacon Atkinson...
Andrew Ryan Hankins (09/25/03)
Andrew Ryan Hankins, 5, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 14, 2003, at his residence. He was born June 26, 1998, at Paragould, Ark. to Loren and Aimee Stenger Hankins of Cherokee Village. Survivors are his parents of the home, two brothers - Devin Hankins and Corey Hankins both of Cherokee Village, two sisters - Tanya Hankins Perez and Arial Harland both of Cherokee Village, his maternal grandmother, Linda Jones of Moline, Ill., his paternal grandparents - Rex and Lilly Hankins or Odessa, Mo. ...
Joe Hill Vicry (09/25/03)
Joe Hill Vicry, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 19, 2003, at his home. Born Oct. 22, 1922, in Hardy, Ark., he was the son of Joseph Henry Vicry and Bess Turner Vicry. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a district manager for Mid South/ARKLA Gas Company in Newport, Ark., and also worked as a district manager for Michigan Gas Utilities. ...
Mary Morrison Cotter (09/25/03)
Mary Etta Morrison Cotter, 89, of Alpaugh, Calif., died Aug. 27, 2003. She was born at County Line, Fulton County, May 22, 1914. She was the daughter of the late J.R. "James" and Sara Jane Helm Morrison. On June 19, 1932, she married Harley D. Cotter. To this union 11 children were born...
Mary Elizabeth Booth (09/25/03)
Mary Elizabeth Booth of Williford died Sept. 7, 2003, after a brief, fierce battle with cancer. She was born Sept. 1, 1929 in Williford, daughter of the late Arthur and Mary Alice Hill Booth. She is survived by a daughter, Nancy Jenkins of Little Rock; a son, Michael Carnahan of Walnut Ridge; two sisters -- Lucille Tucker and Jamie Holiway of Jonesboro; a brother, A.D. ...
Monterie Anderson (09/25/03)
Monterie "Monty" Anderson, 78, of Cave City, Ark., died Sept. 14, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept 1, 1925, at Cave City, Ark., she was the daughter of Marcus and Euna "Kent" Matheny. She was retired from White Rodgers, bowled for 34 years in local, state and national levels, was inducted into the Batesville Women's Bowling Hall of Fame in 1983, and was a member of the Maxville Missionary Baptist Church...
Alice Merle McHenry (09/25/03)
Alice Merle McHenry 83, of Salem, daughter of the late Robert Lee and Stella Pearl Reed Haney, was born Aug. 21, 1920, in Frenchtown, Ark. She died Sept 14, 2003, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. She married Loyd McHenry Oct. 23, 1945, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. ...
William Steinman (09/25/03)
William John Steinman, 84, of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 21, 2003, at his residence. He was born April 14, 1919, in Princeville, Ill., the son of John A. Steinman and Lena E. Kuntz Steinman. He was a retired quarry superintendent for Elmer Larson Co. in Illinois...
Robert Corvan Welte (09/25/03)
Robert Corvan Welte, 73, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 15, 2003, at Eastern Ozark Regional Health System. He was born Dec. 4, 1929, in White County, Ind., to Arthur Welte and Eva Baer Welte. He was a school teacher, belonged to St. Michael's Catholic Church, the Elks Club, where he was past exalted ruler and held many other offices...
Esther Pearl Pool (09/25/03)
Esther Pearl Pool, daughter of the late Clarence H. Casteel and Rena M. James Casteel, was born March 23, 1938, in Ethridge, Tenn., and died Sept. 18, 2003, in Koshkonong, Mo., at the age of 65 years. She was united in marriage in Oct. 1991, in Conroe, Texas to Henry Pool...
Rosie Lee Reese (09/25/03)
Rosie Lee Reese, 75, of Ravenden, Ark., died Sept. 19, 2003, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. Born July 27, 1928, in Charleston, Mo., she was the daughter of Roy Chezem and Goldie Welch Chezem. She married John W. Reese Sept. 16, 1946, in Pocahontas, Ark., and he preceded her in death in 1970...
Alice Merle McHenry (09/25/03)
Alice Merle McHenry 83, of Salem, daughter of the late Robert Lee and Stella Pearl Reed Haney, was born Aug. 21, 1920, in Frenchtown, Ark. She died Sept 14, 2003, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. She married Loyd McHenry Oct. 23, 1945, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. ...
Rosie Lee Reese (09/25/03)
Rosie Lee Reese, 75, of Ravenden, Ark., died Sept. 19, 2003, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. Born July 27, 1928, in Charleston, Mo., she was the daughter of Roy Chezem and Goldie Welch Chezem. She married John W. Reese Sept. 16, 1946, in Pocahontas, Ark., and he preceded her in death in 1970...
Monterie Anderson (09/25/03)
Monterie "Monty" Anderson, 78, of Cave City, Ark., died Sept. 14, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept 1, 1925, at Cave City, Ark., she was the daughter of Marcus and Euna "Kent" Matheny. She was retired from White Rodgers, bowled for 34 years in local, state and national levels, was inducted into the Batesville Women's Bowling Hall of Fame in 1983, and was a member of the Maxville Missionary Baptist Church...
Robert Corvan Welte (09/25/03)
Robert Corvan Welte, 73, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 15, 2003, at Eastern Ozark Regional Health System. He was born Dec. 4, 1929, in White County, Ind., to Arthur Welte and Eva Baer Welte. He was a school teacher, belonged to St. Michael's Catholic Church, the Elks Club, where he was past exalted ruler and held many other offices...
Mary Elizabeth Booth (09/25/03)
Mary Elizabeth Booth of Williford died Sept. 7, 2003, after a brief, fierce battle with cancer. She was born Sept. 1, 1929 in Williford, daughter of the late Arthur and Mary Alice Hill Booth. She is survived by a daughter, Nancy Jenkins of Little Rock; a son, Michael Carnahan of Walnut Ridge; two sisters -- Lucille Tucker and Jamie Holiway of Jonesboro; a brother, A.D. ...
Mary Morrison Cotter (09/25/03)
Mary Etta Morrison Cotter, 89, of Alpaugh, Calif., died Aug. 27, 2003. She was born at County Line, Fulton County, May 22, 1914. She was the daughter of the late J.R. "James" and Sara Jane Helm Morrison. On June 19, 1932, she married Harley D. Cotter. To this union 11 children were born...
Joe Hill Vicry (09/25/03)
Joe Hill Vicry, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 19, 2003, at his home. Born Oct. 22, 1922, in Hardy, Ark., he was the son of Joseph Henry Vicry and Bess Turner Vicry. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a district manager for Mid South/ARKLA Gas Company in Newport, Ark., and also worked as a district manager for Michigan Gas Utilities. ...
Andrew Ryan Hankins (09/25/03)
Andrew Ryan Hankins, 5, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 14, 2003, at his residence. He was born June 26, 1998, at Paragould, Ark. to Loren and Aimee Stenger Hankins of Cherokee Village. Survivors are his parents of the home, two brothers - Devin Hankins and Corey Hankins both of Cherokee Village, two sisters - Tanya Hankins Perez and Arial Harland both of Cherokee Village, his maternal grandmother, Linda Jones of Moline, Ill., his paternal grandparents - Rex and Lilly Hankins or Odessa, Mo. ...
Esther Pearl Pool (09/25/03)
Esther Pearl Pool, daughter of the late Clarence H. Casteel and Rena M. James Casteel, was born March 23, 1938, in Ethridge, Tenn., and died Sept. 18, 2003, in Koshkonong, Mo., at the age of 65 years. She was united in marriage in Oct. 1991, in Conroe, Texas to Henry Pool...
John B. Atkinson (09/25/03)
John B. Atkinson, 87, a lifelong resident of Batesville where he served as a city councilman and as police commissioner, died Sept. 20, 2003, in a Searcy hospital. Born May 2, 1916, in Blanville, he was raised in Evening Shade, Ark. His parents were Ansel Burton Atkinson and Maude Bacon Atkinson...
William Steinman (09/25/03)
William John Steinman, 84, of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 21, 2003, at his residence. He was born April 14, 1919, in Princeville, Ill., the son of John A. Steinman and Lena E. Kuntz Steinman. He was a retired quarry superintendent for Elmer Larson Co. in Illinois...
90 YEARS OLD (09/25/03)
Nell Mills was honored with a reception in celebration of her 90th birthday Sept. 20. The event was hosted by her children -- Sharon Campbell and husband, Richard, and Ruth Farrow and husband, Paul. The celebration was held in the fellowship hall of the First Assembly of God Church in Thayer. She was born Sept. 21, 1913, near Thayer...
Jeffrey Lee Jarrell (09/25/03)
Leesha Ann Hawkins and Jeffrey Gene Jarrell of Bloomfield, Mo., have announced the birth of their son, Jeffrey Lee Jarrell, at 10:05 p.m. Sept. 10, 2003. He weighed 8 pounds and was 21 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Sandy Northam of San Diego, Gary McCormick of Hardy, Ron and Marilyn Jarrell of Bloomfield, and Don and Gail Rothlisberger of Dexter, Mo...
Samantha Paige Billingsley (09/25/03)
Matt and Lynn Billingsley of Ravenden have announced the birth of their daughter, Samantha Paige Billingsley, Sept. 11, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces. She was welcomed home by her siblings, Heather and Christina Webb and Shawna Sisco...
Chyenne Esther Wright (09/25/03)
Stacy C. Wright and Kathy L. Quick of Camp have announced the birth of their daughter, Chyenne Esther Wright, at 6:10 a.m. Sept. 8, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed home by her siblings, Thelassa and Brandie Wright...
Parker Reed Hoffman (09/25/03)
Dwight and Ayra Hoffman of Lebanon, Mo., have announced the birth of their son, Parker Reed Hoffman, at 5:22 p.m. Sept. 5, 2003, at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Grandparents are Kenneth and Nan Hall of Alton, and Jimmy and Donna Hoffman of Mexico, Mo...
Chyenne Esther Wright (09/25/03)
Stacy C. Wright and Kathy L. Quick of Camp have announced the birth of their daughter, Chyenne Esther Wright, at 6:10 a.m. Sept. 8, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed home by her siblings, Thelassa and Brandie Wright...
90 YEARS OLD (09/25/03)
Nell Mills was honored with a reception in celebration of her 90th birthday Sept. 20. The event was hosted by her children -- Sharon Campbell and husband, Richard, and Ruth Farrow and husband, Paul. The celebration was held in the fellowship hall of the First Assembly of God Church in Thayer. She was born Sept. 21, 1913, near Thayer...
Samantha Paige Billingsley (09/25/03)
Matt and Lynn Billingsley of Ravenden have announced the birth of their daughter, Samantha Paige Billingsley, Sept. 11, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces. She was welcomed home by her siblings, Heather and Christina Webb and Shawna Sisco...
Jeffrey Lee Jarrell (09/25/03)
Leesha Ann Hawkins and Jeffrey Gene Jarrell of Bloomfield, Mo., have announced the birth of their son, Jeffrey Lee Jarrell, at 10:05 p.m. Sept. 10, 2003. He weighed 8 pounds and was 21 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Sandy Northam of San Diego, Gary McCormick of Hardy, Ron and Marilyn Jarrell of Bloomfield, and Don and Gail Rothlisberger of Dexter, Mo...
Parker Reed Hoffman (09/25/03)
Dwight and Ayra Hoffman of Lebanon, Mo., have announced the birth of their son, Parker Reed Hoffman, at 5:22 p.m. Sept. 5, 2003, at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Grandparents are Kenneth and Nan Hall of Alton, and Jimmy and Donna Hoffman of Mexico, Mo...
Staab, Thompson to unite in marriage (09/25/03)
Thomas A. and Lenora Staab of Hays, Kan., have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Dara Lynn Staab, to Jason Richard Thompson, son of John Richard and Judith Thompson of Olathe, Kan. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Wendelin and Martina Staab of Hays, and the late Joseph and Lillian Wishnuck...
Staab, Thompson to unite in marriage (09/25/03)
Thomas A. and Lenora Staab of Hays, Kan., have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Dara Lynn Staab, to Jason Richard Thompson, son of John Richard and Judith Thompson of Olathe, Kan. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Wendelin and Martina Staab of Hays, and the late Joseph and Lillian Wishnuck...
Dents mark 50 years (09/25/03)
Bill and Naomi Dent of Highland, formerly of West Helena, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 30. The couple married Sept. 4, 1953, in Detroit. The Dents were honored by family and friends with a reception hosted by their children at First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village where they are members...
Dents mark 50 years (09/25/03)
Bill and Naomi Dent of Highland, formerly of West Helena, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 30. The couple married Sept. 4, 1953, in Detroit. The Dents were honored by family and friends with a reception hosted by their children at First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village where they are members...
Ramona Kitchen will remain in the lives of those she touched (09/25/03)
Ramona Kitchen was a friend. Her friendship transcended acquaintances; she was a friend to the community she called home. Oregon County was home for Ramona and her husband, Clarence, for over 20 years. Riverton was where they built their unique house, but Ramona was dedicated to the entire county. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (09/25/03)
By the spring of 1964, I had spent two years at the University of Minnesota, vacillating between becoming an architect or a mining engineer, trying to figure out what to do with the rest of my life. In August, I read an article about computers and how there would soon be a huge demand for experts in this new field. It sounded exotic and potentially lucrative. Being an impetuous young adventurer, I decided to become a computer programmer...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (09/25/03)
Even though I have lived in the South for a long time, I just never will get over being born and raised in the hill country, right slap-dab where Missouri laps over into Arkansas. This accounts a lot for my interest in the Civil War, I think, because folks in that part of the world were greatly put upon by the guerrilla warfare which took place, and many of my ancestors never got over that, either...
Boldly Going Nowhere (09/25/03)
By the spring of 1964, I had spent two years at the University of Minnesota, vacillating between becoming an architect or a mining engineer, trying to figure out what to do with the rest of my life. In August, I read an article about computers and how there would soon be a huge demand for experts in this new field. It sounded exotic and potentially lucrative. Being an impetuous young adventurer, I decided to become a computer programmer...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (09/25/03)
Even though I have lived in the South for a long time, I just never will get over being born and raised in the hill country, right slap-dab where Missouri laps over into Arkansas. This accounts a lot for my interest in the Civil War, I think, because folks in that part of the world were greatly put upon by the guerrilla warfare which took place, and many of my ancestors never got over that, either...
Ramona Kitchen will remain in the lives of those she touched (09/25/03)
Ramona Kitchen was a friend. Her friendship transcended acquaintances; she was a friend to the community she called home. Oregon County was home for Ramona and her husband, Clarence, for over 20 years. Riverton was where they built their unique house, but Ramona was dedicated to the entire county. ...