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Stories from Friday, October 31, 2003

Salem Flower Shop, Oliver receive chamber honors (10/31/03)
The Salem Chamber of Commerce honored the volunteer of the year and business of the year at the annual banquet in the Orange Room of the North Arkansas Electric Cooperative Oct. 22. The Salem Flower Shop was named business of the year, and Hans Oliver was named volunteer of the year...
Village woman launches search for husband (10/31/03)
Rachelle Mahoney is looking for a real good man. The 33-year-old single mother in Cherokee Village has been looking since her divorce five years ago. "I have dated quite a bit," she said. "I could write a book about it. I haven't met a good man; I'm beginning to wonder if there are any left."...
Bend aldermen terms remain same (10/31/03)
A proposal to increase Alderman terms from two to four years was defeated at the Horseshoe Bend City Council meeting Oct. 20. Mayor Bob Spear read two letters of resignation -- Steve Smith resigned as a member of the Planning Commission, the Building Committee and the Board of Zoning Adjustments.John Miller Jr., resigned as MRID Commission due to health and personal reasons...
A day in the park (10/31/03)
HARD AT PLAY: Hannah Plumlee and Emma Phillips play at the Salem City Park Oct. 21 while the Salem Sososis Club and Master Gardeners work on the grounds.
Tri-counties face closing revenue offices (10/31/03)
State Rep. Paul Weaver, District 71, has appealed to Gov. Mike Huckabee to reconsider his decision to close revenue offices throughout the state in December. The revenue offices provide a service where residents are able to purchase drivers' licenses and automobile tags.Weaver said he was made aware of the recommendation by the Audit Depart-ment to close around 27 revenue offices across the state. ...
Ash Flat specifies when police officers can help outside of city (10/31/03)
With a new policy on the books, Ash Flat Police officers will be able to respond outside the city limits in emergency situations. At a city council meeting Oct. 20, the board unanimously approved a new policy stressing the need for officers to use "good judgment" before responding to calls from other law enforcement agencies...
Tri-counties face closing revenue offices (10/31/03)
State Rep. Paul Weaver, District 71, has appealed to Gov. Mike Huckabee to reconsider his decision to close revenue offices throughout the state in December. The revenue offices provide a service where residents are able to purchase drivers' licenses and automobile tags.Weaver said he was made aware of the recommendation by the Audit Depart-ment to close around 27 revenue offices across the state. ...
Salem Flower Shop, Oliver receive chamber honors (10/31/03)
The Salem Chamber of Commerce honored the volunteer of the year and business of the year at the annual banquet in the Orange Room of the North Arkansas Electric Cooperative Oct. 22. The Salem Flower Shop was named business of the year, and Hans Oliver was named volunteer of the year...
Village woman launches search for husband (10/31/03)
Rachelle Mahoney is looking for a real good man. The 33-year-old single mother in Cherokee Village has been looking since her divorce five years ago. "I have dated quite a bit," she said. "I could write a book about it. I haven't met a good man; I'm beginning to wonder if there are any left."...
A day in the park (10/31/03)
HARD AT PLAY: Hannah Plumlee and Emma Phillips play at the Salem City Park Oct. 21 while the Salem Sososis Club and Master Gardeners work on the grounds.
Ash Flat specifies when police officers can help outside of city (10/31/03)
With a new policy on the books, Ash Flat Police officers will be able to respond outside the city limits in emergency situations. At a city council meeting Oct. 20, the board unanimously approved a new policy stressing the need for officers to use "good judgment" before responding to calls from other law enforcement agencies...
Bend aldermen terms remain same (10/31/03)
A proposal to increase Alderman terms from two to four years was defeated at the Horseshoe Bend City Council meeting Oct. 20. Mayor Bob Spear read two letters of resignation -- Steve Smith resigned as a member of the Planning Commission, the Building Committee and the Board of Zoning Adjustments.John Miller Jr., resigned as MRID Commission due to health and personal reasons...
Hall of Famer enters 50th year of coaching (10/31/03)
He tried to kick the football habit once, but try as he might, he came up a little wide right. After an extended career as an educator on the field and in the classroom, Thayer football coach David Meek called it quits in 1999. Little did he know that his career was just stalled and a chance meeting from a former coaching mentor would jump start his return to the sidelines...
Bearkatz open 2003 season in fine fashion (10/31/03)
The Melbourne Bearkatz opened the 2003 season in vintage form, winning two games in the Evening Shade Classic with their trademark combination of perimeter speed and muscle in the paint.The Bearkatz' Oct. 25 matchup with the Riverside Rebels in the Classic had all the look and feel of a post-season clash as both teams came out of the blocks ready to play, trading blows for three periods until Melbourne pulled away late, and the Rebels struggled from the charity stripe, as the Bearkatz posted a 55-36 win.Levi Taylor did the early work inside for Melbourne, scoring six of his team-high 16 points in the first few minutes of the game, as Melbourne fought off the Rebels.Riverside broke out 10 unanswered points late in the first to grab a 17-7 lead going into the second period.Jordan Davidson (14 points) kept the Bearkatz close in the second period with his slashing offense, while the Bearkatz swarming defense kept Riverside from extending their advantage beyond the 10-point mark.By the end of the second period, Melbourne had grabbed the lead from the Rebels as sophomore Nick Davidson (eight points) busted two treys in less than 12 seconds to send the teams to intermission with the Bearkatz in front 29-25.Jordan Davidson nailed a 3-bomb to open the third befor. ...
Cross County ground attack too much for visiting Greyhounds (10/31/03)
After snapping a lengthy losing streak and winning more games last year than they had in awhile, the next thing on the to-do list for the Cross County T-Birds was to try and win a homecoming game, something they have failed to do for five years.The T-Birds can cross that off their list as they used a potent rushing attack to knock off the Salem Greyhounds 46-6 Oct. ...
Hall of Famer enters 50th year of coaching (10/31/03)
He tried to kick the football habit once, but try as he might, he came up a little wide right. After an extended career as an educator on the field and in the classroom, Thayer football coach David Meek called it quits in 1999. Little did he know that his career was just stalled and a chance meeting from a former coaching mentor would jump start his return to the sidelines...
Cross County ground attack too much for visiting Greyhounds (10/31/03)
After snapping a lengthy losing streak and winning more games last year than they had in awhile, the next thing on the to-do list for the Cross County T-Birds was to try and win a homecoming game, something they have failed to do for five years.The T-Birds can cross that off their list as they used a potent rushing attack to knock off the Salem Greyhounds 46-6 Oct. ...
Bearkatz open 2003 season in fine fashion (10/31/03)
The Melbourne Bearkatz opened the 2003 season in vintage form, winning two games in the Evening Shade Classic with their trademark combination of perimeter speed and muscle in the paint.The Bearkatz' Oct. 25 matchup with the Riverside Rebels in the Classic had all the look and feel of a post-season clash as both teams came out of the blocks ready to play, trading blows for three periods until Melbourne pulled away late, and the Rebels struggled from the charity stripe, as the Bearkatz posted a 55-36 win.Levi Taylor did the early work inside for Melbourne, scoring six of his team-high 16 points in the first few minutes of the game, as Melbourne fought off the Rebels.Riverside broke out 10 unanswered points late in the first to grab a 17-7 lead going into the second period.Jordan Davidson (14 points) kept the Bearkatz close in the second period with his slashing offense, while the Bearkatz swarming defense kept Riverside from extending their advantage beyond the 10-point mark.By the end of the second period, Melbourne had grabbed the lead from the Rebels as sophomore Nick Davidson (eight points) busted two treys in less than 12 seconds to send the teams to intermission with the Bearkatz in front 29-25.Jordan Davidson nailed a 3-bomb to open the third befor. ...
Ivy Lee Albano (10/31/03)
Ivy Lee Albano, 76, of Cherokee Village, died Oct. 17, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Divernon, Ill., she lived much of her life in Chicago before moving to Cherokee Village 22 years ago. She was a homemaker, a member of the Cherokee Village Women's Golf Association and Monday Morning Women's Bowling League...
Donald Henley (10/31/03)
Donald Henley, son of the late John and Minnie Henley died Oct. 20, 2003, in Oak Grove, Mo., at the age of 69. He was born in Mammoth Spring. He is survived by his wife, Dorthy; his daughter, Donna; and two granddaughters. Don was a member of the Elks...
Lanty Laman Goforth (10/31/03)
Lanty Laman Goforth, 74, of Pleasant Plains died Oct. 21, 2003, at his home in Pleasant Plains. He was born July 23, 1929, at Batesville, Ark., to Elver Lanty and Maggie Roberts Goforth. He was a retired contractor and a Christian. Survivors include three sons, Danny Goforth of Austin, Ark., Richard Goforth of Lynn, and Lantz Goforth of Pleasant Plains; a daughter, Sherry Landers of Batesville; three brothers -- Zeb Goforth and Billy Goforth, both of Batesville, and James Goforth of Denmark; 11 grandchildren -- Tracy Goforth of Alexander, Peggy Goforth of Austin, Eric Goforth, Jesse Goforth, Angela Goforth and Jeremy Goforth, all of Lynn, Chris Goforth and Hunter Goforth, both of Pleasant Plains, Tanya Landers and Patrick Landers both of Batesville and Shelley Carson of Jacksonville; fifteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.. ...
James E. Nash (10/31/03)
James E. Nash, 74, of Cave City, died Oct. 21, 2003, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1929, at Tuckerman, Ark., to George Lee and Lena Foley Nash. He was an Army veteran of Korea and Vietnam having retired after 20 years of service and was a member of Vince Street Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville...
Hazel Bowers Laman (10/31/03)
Hazel Mae Bowers Laman, devoted wife and loving mother, died Oct. 24, 2003 at her home in Parkway Village. She was 81 years old. Mrs. Laman was born May 6, 1922 in Calamine, Arkansas to the late Oscar and Mary Jane Bowers. She was a graduate of nearby Cave City High School. It was there that she met her loving husband of 59 years, the late J. T. Laman...
Nell Youngblood Carr (10/31/03)
Nell Youngblood Carr of Houston, Texas, formerly of Thayer, Mo., was born May 4, 1909, in Marionville, Mo., and died Oct. 6, 2003, in Houston at the age of 94. She resided in Houston for the last 35 years. She married William Lawrence Carr and to this union one daughter was born. He preceded her in death Sept. 17, 1989...
Edith Oleva Wood (10/31/03)
Edith Oleva Wood, 91, of Mountain Grove, Mo., formerly of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late John Duncan and Lucy Cordelia Haynes Short was born Oct. 26, 1911, in Sturkie, Ark. She died Oct. 18 at Autumn Oaks Caring Center in Mountain Grove, Mo. She married Troy Berton Wood Dec. ...
Clair Duane Bass (10/31/03)
Clair Duane Bass of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 19, 2003, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. He was 83. Born April 18, 1920, at Barberton, Ohio, he was the son of Frances and Virginia Bass. He was a World War II veteran of the Navy; a member of VFW; a life member of United Methodist Church; a member of Illinois Club of Horseshoe Bend; active in church activities; a member of the railroad club and AARP. ...
Ronald Glenn Burnett (10/31/03)
David Arnold Johann Sr., 51, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 22, 2003, near Jonesboro, Ark. He was born Aug. 20, 1952, in Rockford, Ill., where he had lived prior to moving to Pleasant Plains, where he lived for 10 years. He later moved to Cherokee Village where he lived for the past 11 years. He was an owner/truck driver until his retirement. He was a member of the Wilson Masonic Lodge a Hardy...
James Thurl Dillard (10/31/03)
James Thurl Dillard, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late James Arlin Dillard and Sarah Francis Blevins Dillard, was born March 31, 1924, in Oxford, Ark. He died Oct. 23, 2003, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 79 years. He married Rheta Moss Jan. 8, 1955, in Melbourne, Ark. and to this union four children were born. He was corporal in the United States Army and served in World War II...
Janice V. Price (10/31/03)
Mrs. Janice V. Price, 81, passed away Oct. 18, 2003, in Muskegon, Mich. She was born March 27, 1922, to Joseph and Mertie Grove Parth in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., and lived in several different areas before moving to the Muskegon area. She loved to garden, and had the name of the "Garden Lady," enjoyed ceramics, and crocheted booties for the Crisis Pregnancy Center in Arkansas. ...
Beverly Austin Garner (10/31/03)
Beverly Austin Garner, 75, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 23, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born July 31, 1928, in Hardy, he was the son of the Rev. Robert A. and Clara Haskins Garner. He married Lois Holt in November of 1948. ...
David Johann Sr. (10/31/03)
David Arnold Johann Sr., 51, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 22, 2003, near Jonesboro, Ark. He was born Aug. 20, 1952, in Rockford, Ill., where he had lived prior to moving to Pleasant Plains, where he lived for 10 years. He later moved to Cherokee Village where he lived for the past 11 years. He was an owner/truck driver until his retirement. He was a member of the Wilson Masonic Lodge at Hardy...
Tracy Marie Huckabee (10/31/03)
Tracy Marie Huckabee, 24, of Nelsonville, died Oct. 22, 2003, a her home. Born May 17, 1979, at Batesville, she was the daughter of Rick Haughom and Teresa Gilbrech Norris. She was homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Damein Huckabee of Nelsonville; her father, Rick Haughom of Southside; her mother and stepfather, Teresa and James Norris of Cave City; a brother, Anthony Dewitt of Cave City; two sisters -- April Haughom of Cave City and Amanda Pritchard of Midway, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Sidney Gipson Sr. (10/31/03)
Sidney Howard Gipson Sr., age 53, of Pocahontas, Ark., formerly of Poughkeepsie, died Oct. 24, 2003, at his residence. Born Aug. 19, 1950, at Sika, Ark., he was the son of and Imo Ruth Wilkerson Gipson. He was a logger having worked for various sawmills and was a member of Pleasant Ridge Community Church...
Eara Lee Nicholson (10/31/03)
Eara Lee Wooldridge Nicholson, 77, of Jonesboro, formerly of Cherokee Village died Oct. 19, 2003, at a Jonesboro hospital. She was born Jan. 19, 1926, at Cave City, to James (Jim) and Lillie Ann Wooldridge. She was a homemaker, enjoyed square dancing, round dancing and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village...
Edward Lynn Carrier (10/31/03)
Edward Lynn Carrier, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 19, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He wa born Dec. 20, 1927, in Knoxville, Tenn., son of the late Kathryn M. Hill and Paul Edward Carrier. He was employed by Civil Service NASA Weapons Com-mand; was a member of Ash Flat Baptist Church a member of the Elks, Mason Lodge 235 of Tacoma, Wash., and was a veteran of the Navy, having served on USS James E. Kyes during World War II...
Vera Marissa Crow (10/31/03)
Vera Marissa Crow, of Viola, Ark., daughter of William "Bill" Vernon and Roxanne Jones Crow was born March 29, 1982, in Salem, Ark. She died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Oct. 20, 2003, at Hardy, Ark., at the age of 21 years. Marissa graduated from Viola High School, was valedictorian of her class, and was attending Williams Baptist College at Walnut Ridge, Ark., where she was an English major...
Mirleene Jackson (10/31/03)
Mirleene Jackson, 73, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 22, 2003, at North Arkansas Life Care Center at Horseshoe Bend. She was a cook and a homemaker. Born at Monette, she lived most of her life in the Evening Shade area. She was a member of Myron Baptist Church.Survivors include one son, Rickey Jackson of Evening Shade; one grandson, Nathan Jackson of Violet Hill; one granddaughter, Tanya Wood of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters -- Bernice Hall of Benton Harbor, Mich., Irene Jackson of Murry, Ky.; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Maxine Bruce (10/31/03)
Maxine Bruce, 76, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2003, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born April 17, 1927. Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Feurst of Horseshoe Bend.Arrangements are incomplete, but will be under the direction of Heath Funeral Home Oak Hill Chapel of Hardy...
Bethel Arnold Moody (10/31/03)
Bethel Arnold Moody was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Calico Rock, Ark., the daughter of Bud and Mollie Lucy. She died Oct. 22, 2003, in Harrison, Ark., at the age of 76 years. She was a member of Eagle Heights Baptist Church in Harrison.She married Thurla Arnold who preceded her in death. To this union one son, Gary Stephen Arnold was born. Gary preceded her in death, as did her parents...
Ivy Lee Albano (10/31/03)
Ivy Lee Albano, 76, of Cherokee Village, died Oct. 17, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Divernon, Ill., she lived much of her life in Chicago before moving to Cherokee Village 22 years ago. She was a homemaker, a member of the Cherokee Village Women's Golf Association and Monday Morning Women's Bowling League...
Donald Henley (10/31/03)
Donald Henley, son of the late John and Minnie Henley died Oct. 20, 2003, in Oak Grove, Mo., at the age of 69. He was born in Mammoth Spring. He is survived by his wife, Dorthy; his daughter, Donna; and two granddaughters. Don was a member of the Elks...
James E. Nash (10/31/03)
James E. Nash, 74, of Cave City, died Oct. 21, 2003, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1929, at Tuckerman, Ark., to George Lee and Lena Foley Nash. He was an Army veteran of Korea and Vietnam having retired after 20 years of service and was a member of Vince Street Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville...
Hazel Bowers Laman (10/31/03)
Hazel Mae Bowers Laman, devoted wife and loving mother, died Oct. 24, 2003 at her home in Parkway Village. She was 81 years old. Mrs. Laman was born May 6, 1922 in Calamine, Arkansas to the late Oscar and Mary Jane Bowers. She was a graduate of nearby Cave City High School. It was there that she met her loving husband of 59 years, the late J. T. Laman...
Nell Youngblood Carr (10/31/03)
Nell Youngblood Carr of Houston, Texas, formerly of Thayer, Mo., was born May 4, 1909, in Marionville, Mo., and died Oct. 6, 2003, in Houston at the age of 94. She resided in Houston for the last 35 years. She married William Lawrence Carr and to this union one daughter was born. He preceded her in death Sept. 17, 1989...
Edith Oleva Wood (10/31/03)
Edith Oleva Wood, 91, of Mountain Grove, Mo., formerly of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late John Duncan and Lucy Cordelia Haynes Short was born Oct. 26, 1911, in Sturkie, Ark. She died Oct. 18 at Autumn Oaks Caring Center in Mountain Grove, Mo. She married Troy Berton Wood Dec. ...
Lanty Laman Goforth (10/31/03)
Lanty Laman Goforth, 74, of Pleasant Plains died Oct. 21, 2003, at his home in Pleasant Plains. He was born July 23, 1929, at Batesville, Ark., to Elver Lanty and Maggie Roberts Goforth. He was a retired contractor and a Christian. Survivors include three sons, Danny Goforth of Austin, Ark., Richard Goforth of Lynn, and Lantz Goforth of Pleasant Plains; a daughter, Sherry Landers of Batesville; three brothers -- Zeb Goforth and Billy Goforth, both of Batesville, and James Goforth of Denmark; 11 grandchildren -- Tracy Goforth of Alexander, Peggy Goforth of Austin, Eric Goforth, Jesse Goforth, Angela Goforth and Jeremy Goforth, all of Lynn, Chris Goforth and Hunter Goforth, both of Pleasant Plains, Tanya Landers and Patrick Landers both of Batesville and Shelley Carson of Jacksonville; fifteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.. ...
Ronald Glenn Burnett (10/31/03)
David Arnold Johann Sr., 51, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 22, 2003, near Jonesboro, Ark. He was born Aug. 20, 1952, in Rockford, Ill., where he had lived prior to moving to Pleasant Plains, where he lived for 10 years. He later moved to Cherokee Village where he lived for the past 11 years. He was an owner/truck driver until his retirement. He was a member of the Wilson Masonic Lodge a Hardy...
Clair Duane Bass (10/31/03)
Clair Duane Bass of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 19, 2003, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. He was 83. Born April 18, 1920, at Barberton, Ohio, he was the son of Frances and Virginia Bass. He was a World War II veteran of the Navy; a member of VFW; a life member of United Methodist Church; a member of Illinois Club of Horseshoe Bend; active in church activities; a member of the railroad club and AARP. ...
James Thurl Dillard (10/31/03)
James Thurl Dillard, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late James Arlin Dillard and Sarah Francis Blevins Dillard, was born March 31, 1924, in Oxford, Ark. He died Oct. 23, 2003, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 79 years. He married Rheta Moss Jan. 8, 1955, in Melbourne, Ark. and to this union four children were born. He was corporal in the United States Army and served in World War II...
David Johann Sr. (10/31/03)
David Arnold Johann Sr., 51, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 22, 2003, near Jonesboro, Ark. He was born Aug. 20, 1952, in Rockford, Ill., where he had lived prior to moving to Pleasant Plains, where he lived for 10 years. He later moved to Cherokee Village where he lived for the past 11 years. He was an owner/truck driver until his retirement. He was a member of the Wilson Masonic Lodge at Hardy...
Sidney Gipson Sr. (10/31/03)
Sidney Howard Gipson Sr., age 53, of Pocahontas, Ark., formerly of Poughkeepsie, died Oct. 24, 2003, at his residence. Born Aug. 19, 1950, at Sika, Ark., he was the son of and Imo Ruth Wilkerson Gipson. He was a logger having worked for various sawmills and was a member of Pleasant Ridge Community Church...
Eara Lee Nicholson (10/31/03)
Eara Lee Wooldridge Nicholson, 77, of Jonesboro, formerly of Cherokee Village died Oct. 19, 2003, at a Jonesboro hospital. She was born Jan. 19, 1926, at Cave City, to James (Jim) and Lillie Ann Wooldridge. She was a homemaker, enjoyed square dancing, round dancing and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village...
Edward Lynn Carrier (10/31/03)
Edward Lynn Carrier, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 19, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He wa born Dec. 20, 1927, in Knoxville, Tenn., son of the late Kathryn M. Hill and Paul Edward Carrier. He was employed by Civil Service NASA Weapons Com-mand; was a member of Ash Flat Baptist Church a member of the Elks, Mason Lodge 235 of Tacoma, Wash., and was a veteran of the Navy, having served on USS James E. Kyes during World War II...
Janice V. Price (10/31/03)
Mrs. Janice V. Price, 81, passed away Oct. 18, 2003, in Muskegon, Mich. She was born March 27, 1922, to Joseph and Mertie Grove Parth in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., and lived in several different areas before moving to the Muskegon area. She loved to garden, and had the name of the "Garden Lady," enjoyed ceramics, and crocheted booties for the Crisis Pregnancy Center in Arkansas. ...
Beverly Austin Garner (10/31/03)
Beverly Austin Garner, 75, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 23, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born July 31, 1928, in Hardy, he was the son of the Rev. Robert A. and Clara Haskins Garner. He married Lois Holt in November of 1948. ...
Tracy Marie Huckabee (10/31/03)
Tracy Marie Huckabee, 24, of Nelsonville, died Oct. 22, 2003, a her home. Born May 17, 1979, at Batesville, she was the daughter of Rick Haughom and Teresa Gilbrech Norris. She was homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Damein Huckabee of Nelsonville; her father, Rick Haughom of Southside; her mother and stepfather, Teresa and James Norris of Cave City; a brother, Anthony Dewitt of Cave City; two sisters -- April Haughom of Cave City and Amanda Pritchard of Midway, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Vera Marissa Crow (10/31/03)
Vera Marissa Crow, of Viola, Ark., daughter of William "Bill" Vernon and Roxanne Jones Crow was born March 29, 1982, in Salem, Ark. She died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Oct. 20, 2003, at Hardy, Ark., at the age of 21 years. Marissa graduated from Viola High School, was valedictorian of her class, and was attending Williams Baptist College at Walnut Ridge, Ark., where she was an English major...
Maxine Bruce (10/31/03)
Maxine Bruce, 76, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2003, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born April 17, 1927. Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Feurst of Horseshoe Bend.Arrangements are incomplete, but will be under the direction of Heath Funeral Home Oak Hill Chapel of Hardy...
Mirleene Jackson (10/31/03)
Mirleene Jackson, 73, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 22, 2003, at North Arkansas Life Care Center at Horseshoe Bend. She was a cook and a homemaker. Born at Monette, she lived most of her life in the Evening Shade area. She was a member of Myron Baptist Church.Survivors include one son, Rickey Jackson of Evening Shade; one grandson, Nathan Jackson of Violet Hill; one granddaughter, Tanya Wood of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters -- Bernice Hall of Benton Harbor, Mich., Irene Jackson of Murry, Ky.; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Bethel Arnold Moody (10/31/03)
Bethel Arnold Moody was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Calico Rock, Ark., the daughter of Bud and Mollie Lucy. She died Oct. 22, 2003, in Harrison, Ark., at the age of 76 years. She was a member of Eagle Heights Baptist Church in Harrison.She married Thurla Arnold who preceded her in death. To this union one son, Gary Stephen Arnold was born. Gary preceded her in death, as did her parents...
Your View (10/31/03)
When old friends come together to remember yesterday and enjoy today, heaven cannot be far away. Such was the case Sept. 20 when some 400 present and former residents of the Lost Cane community met in Manila, Ark., for a second annual community reunion. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (10/31/03)
The 2004 election year starts this week. Twelve months from now, we will have another presidential election. A lot can happen between now and then, and probably will. Here are my predictions of major events that will take place over the next 12 months...
State Capitol (10/31/03)
The Legislative Council, an influential committee of lawmakers that meets in the interim between regular sessions of the General Assembly, has voted to ask the administration to keep open 33 revenue offices located mainly in rural areas. The executive branch announced that it would close or combine 33 revenue offices beginning Dec. ...
Your View (10/31/03)
When old friends come together to remember yesterday and enjoy today, heaven cannot be far away. Such was the case Sept. 20 when some 400 present and former residents of the Lost Cane community met in Manila, Ark., for a second annual community reunion. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (10/31/03)
The 2004 election year starts this week. Twelve months from now, we will have another presidential election. A lot can happen between now and then, and probably will. Here are my predictions of major events that will take place over the next 12 months...
State Capitol (10/31/03)
The Legislative Council, an influential committee of lawmakers that meets in the interim between regular sessions of the General Assembly, has voted to ask the administration to keep open 33 revenue offices located mainly in rural areas. The executive branch announced that it would close or combine 33 revenue offices beginning Dec. ...