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Stories from Thursday, November 6, 2003

Resource guide in works (11/06/03)
AREA -- The South Central Solid Waste Management (SCSWM) District is putting together a resource guide According to Lynda Roehl, SCSWM director, the guide will provide information to residents and businesses with the seven-county solid waste management district...
Free eye screenings set at West Plains (11/06/03)
WEST PLAINS -- The Department of Social Services will hold a free eye screening clinic at West Plains Civic Center Nov. 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. All residents in The South Missourian News' coverage area including Mammoth Spring are invited to participate in the screenings. The examinations will be conducted by the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics' Department of Ophthalmology with assistance from the DSS Prevention of Blindness Unit...
WIC contract signed (11/06/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Women's, Infants, Children's (WIC) 2004 fiscal year contract has been signed. According to Oregon County WIC coordinator Sharon Wrenfrow, the program provides supplemental foods, formula, referrals and nutrition education to women and children in the county. She said this year the county WIC program will be able to serve 7,800 participants...
Arrest prompts man to register as sex offender (11/06/03)
A Horseshoe Bend man was arrested Oct. 23 for failing to register as a sex offender. Keith Raymond Mardis, 46, has been charged with a Class D felony because he failed to register when he established residency after relocating from California, according to Horseshoe Bend Police Chief Fred Mitchell...
Lady bugs enjoy fall warmth (11/06/03)
On those wonderful, warm sunny autumn days when people enjoy being outdoors, the multicolored Asian lady beetles enjoy swarming indoors. Walls, windows, doors and ceilings with southern and western exposure often teem with the small beetles as they emerge from their hibernation sites to enjoy the sun's warmth...
Meth lab busted in Bexar (11/06/03)
Five suspects, including a 15-year-old female, were arrested Nov. 1 after authorities raided a methamphetamine lab in Bexar. Officers of the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force and Fulton County Sheriff's Office conducted a search at the residence owned by Chris Stepp at 10983 Highway 223 South...
Bullets fly during high speed chase (11/06/03)
Halloween night turned into a dangerous situation for both authorities and suspects after four men fled from officers and dodged bullets during a high-speed chase in Viola. Authorities arrested a 17-year-old Salem man in connection with the incident...
Missouri gets role in presidential election process (11/06/03)
MISSOURI -- Missouri Secretary of State Matt Blunt announced last week his office began accepting candidate filings for the Presidential Preference Primary Oct. 21 starting at 8 a.m. Blunt said balloting on Feb. 3, 2004, will offer two crucial benefits for Missouri: First, the people will have a vital opportunity to shape national policies by voting for the presidential candidate they support; second, because of the early date set by the new Missouri law, the state's decision can carry national significance.. ...
Ribbon cut at new MS Post Office (11/06/03)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Several state, county and city officials were on hand Oct. 28 as a grand opening and ribbon cutting was held at the new Mammoth Spring Post Office. The building was completed in late summer and is located just south of the city on Highway 9...
Two Salem men charged in Bend rape case (11/06/03)
A pair of Salem men were charged with sex crimes Nov. 3, just four days after the two placed newspaper advertisements proclaiming their innocence. After spending approximately $1,000 for ads in an attempt to prove their innocence, Ken Clodfelter and Derry Reed were named as defendants in the rape trial of accused former Horseshoe Bend recorder/treasurer Chuck Simmons. ...
Book fair comes to Thayer (11/06/03)
THAYER -- The Scholastic Book Fair will be at Thayer Elementary School Nov. 10 through Nov. 14. According to TES librarian Janet Bowers, the fair will bring the best books and educational learning products from more than 150 publishers to readers of all ages. The fair is open to the community...
SALEM CITY PARK BEAUTIFIED (11/06/03)
~The Salem Sorosis Club The Salem Sorosis Club and Master Gardeners planted 25 crepe myrtles Oct. 21 at the Salem City Park.
VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (11/06/03)
7-year-old Jessica Mahoney of Cherokee Village looks at a silhouette at the Ash Flat Courthouse Oct. 30 during the candlelight vigil by Ozark Family Development Center. October was domestic violence awareness month. The silhouette is of Donna Kay Jones, 37, of Batesville who was found beaten to death. Her husband, Wesley Hester, has been charged with first-degree murder, the silhouette said. Mahoney also lost a cousin earlier this year from domestic violence...
Free eye screenings set at West Plains (11/06/03)
WEST PLAINS -- The Department of Social Services will hold a free eye screening clinic at West Plains Civic Center Nov. 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. All residents in The South Missourian News' coverage area including Mammoth Spring are invited to participate in the screenings. The examinations will be conducted by the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics' Department of Ophthalmology with assistance from the DSS Prevention of Blindness Unit...
WIC contract signed (11/06/03)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Women's, Infants, Children's (WIC) 2004 fiscal year contract has been signed. According to Oregon County WIC coordinator Sharon Wrenfrow, the program provides supplemental foods, formula, referrals and nutrition education to women and children in the county. She said this year the county WIC program will be able to serve 7,800 participants...
Resource guide in works (11/06/03)
AREA -- The South Central Solid Waste Management (SCSWM) District is putting together a resource guide According to Lynda Roehl, SCSWM director, the guide will provide information to residents and businesses with the seven-county solid waste management district...
Arrest prompts man to register as sex offender (11/06/03)
A Horseshoe Bend man was arrested Oct. 23 for failing to register as a sex offender. Keith Raymond Mardis, 46, has been charged with a Class D felony because he failed to register when he established residency after relocating from California, according to Horseshoe Bend Police Chief Fred Mitchell...
Meth lab busted in Bexar (11/06/03)
Five suspects, including a 15-year-old female, were arrested Nov. 1 after authorities raided a methamphetamine lab in Bexar. Officers of the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force and Fulton County Sheriff's Office conducted a search at the residence owned by Chris Stepp at 10983 Highway 223 South...
Lady bugs enjoy fall warmth (11/06/03)
On those wonderful, warm sunny autumn days when people enjoy being outdoors, the multicolored Asian lady beetles enjoy swarming indoors. Walls, windows, doors and ceilings with southern and western exposure often teem with the small beetles as they emerge from their hibernation sites to enjoy the sun's warmth...
Bullets fly during high speed chase (11/06/03)
Halloween night turned into a dangerous situation for both authorities and suspects after four men fled from officers and dodged bullets during a high-speed chase in Viola. Authorities arrested a 17-year-old Salem man in connection with the incident...
Missouri gets role in presidential election process (11/06/03)
MISSOURI -- Missouri Secretary of State Matt Blunt announced last week his office began accepting candidate filings for the Presidential Preference Primary Oct. 21 starting at 8 a.m. Blunt said balloting on Feb. 3, 2004, will offer two crucial benefits for Missouri: First, the people will have a vital opportunity to shape national policies by voting for the presidential candidate they support; second, because of the early date set by the new Missouri law, the state's decision can carry national significance.. ...
Two Salem men charged in Bend rape case (11/06/03)
A pair of Salem men were charged with sex crimes Nov. 3, just four days after the two placed newspaper advertisements proclaiming their innocence. After spending approximately $1,000 for ads in an attempt to prove their innocence, Ken Clodfelter and Derry Reed were named as defendants in the rape trial of accused former Horseshoe Bend recorder/treasurer Chuck Simmons. ...
Ribbon cut at new MS Post Office (11/06/03)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Several state, county and city officials were on hand Oct. 28 as a grand opening and ribbon cutting was held at the new Mammoth Spring Post Office. The building was completed in late summer and is located just south of the city on Highway 9...
Book fair comes to Thayer (11/06/03)
THAYER -- The Scholastic Book Fair will be at Thayer Elementary School Nov. 10 through Nov. 14. According to TES librarian Janet Bowers, the fair will bring the best books and educational learning products from more than 150 publishers to readers of all ages. The fair is open to the community...
SALEM CITY PARK BEAUTIFIED (11/06/03)
~The Salem Sorosis Club The Salem Sorosis Club and Master Gardeners planted 25 crepe myrtles Oct. 21 at the Salem City Park.
VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (11/06/03)
7-year-old Jessica Mahoney of Cherokee Village looks at a silhouette at the Ash Flat Courthouse Oct. 30 during the candlelight vigil by Ozark Family Development Center. October was domestic violence awareness month. The silhouette is of Donna Kay Jones, 37, of Batesville who was found beaten to death. Her husband, Wesley Hester, has been charged with first-degree murder, the silhouette said. Mahoney also lost a cousin earlier this year from domestic violence...
Bears claw pair of wins from Rangers (11/06/03)
The Mammoth Spring Lady Bears got a pair of huge 3-pointers from Dana Carroll and Kaycee Estes deep in the fourth period Oct. 30 to stave off a spirited River Valley Lady Rangers' team for a 54-52 victory at Mammoth Spring. The Lady Bears broke open a 10-all game late in the first period as Estes (25 points) worked a perfect pick-and-roll from Carroll (11 points) for a traditional 3-point play to give the Lady Bears a 13-10 lead after the first period...
Bulldogs run through Hounds' playoff hopes (11/06/03)
The only thing standing between a possible trip to the post-season playoffs and the Salem Greyhounds was a Halloween meeting at home with the Earle Bulldogs. On the other side of the coin, the Bulldogs knew victory at Salem would lock up a playoff berth for them, setting up a winner-takes-all game on the gridiron...
Cougars drop pair to Cave City (11/06/03)
The ICC Cougars kept pace with the Cave City Cavemen for three periods Oct. 25, before the homestanding Cavemen got a big pick-me-up from Jon Hodges to fend off ICC by a score of 63-47. Hodges tossed in 14 of his game-high 29 points in the third as Cave City broke open a close game to post the win...
Comets no sweet treat for Bobcats (11/06/03)
It was all tricks and no treats for the Thayer Bobcats as they traveled to Marionville to take on the state's number three-ranked Comets in district play Halloween night. Much as they were at Ash Grove a week earlier, the Bobcats came into the game banged up, fell behind early and never recovered as the Comets crushed Thayer 63-0...
Cougars drop pair to Cave City (11/06/03)
The ICC Cougars kept pace with the Cave City Cavemen for three periods Oct. 25, before the homestanding Cavemen got a big pick-me-up from Jon Hodges to fend off ICC by a score of 63-47. Hodges tossed in 14 of his game-high 29 points in the third as Cave City broke open a close game to post the win...
Bulldogs run through Hounds' playoff hopes (11/06/03)
The only thing standing between a possible trip to the post-season playoffs and the Salem Greyhounds was a Halloween meeting at home with the Earle Bulldogs. On the other side of the coin, the Bulldogs knew victory at Salem would lock up a playoff berth for them, setting up a winner-takes-all game on the gridiron...
Comets no sweet treat for Bobcats (11/06/03)
It was all tricks and no treats for the Thayer Bobcats as they traveled to Marionville to take on the state's number three-ranked Comets in district play Halloween night. Much as they were at Ash Grove a week earlier, the Bobcats came into the game banged up, fell behind early and never recovered as the Comets crushed Thayer 63-0...
Bears claw pair of wins from Rangers (11/06/03)
The Mammoth Spring Lady Bears got a pair of huge 3-pointers from Dana Carroll and Kaycee Estes deep in the fourth period Oct. 30 to stave off a spirited River Valley Lady Rangers' team for a 54-52 victory at Mammoth Spring. The Lady Bears broke open a 10-all game late in the first period as Estes (25 points) worked a perfect pick-and-roll from Carroll (11 points) for a traditional 3-point play to give the Lady Bears a 13-10 lead after the first period...
Donna Belle Condo (11/06/03)
Donna Belle Condo, 64, of Keota, Okla., died Oct. 26, 2003, at her daughter's home in Cave City, Ark. Born Dec. 6. 1938, at Canadian, Texas, she was the daughter of Daniel Ray and Eula Elizabeth Merrell Condo. She was a homemaker, a farmer, a member of the Home Community Education Club of Star Community and a member of First Baptist Church of McCurtain, Okla...
Berniece Absher (11/06/03)
Berniece Alice Kissinger Absher, 86, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 27, 2003, at Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 25, 1916, at Fowler, Mo., the daughter of Lewis and Gracie Murr Hoffarth. She was a homemaker and a member of East Side Baptist Church in Cave City...
Merle Katherine Sigman (11/06/03)
Merle Katherine Cooper Sigman, 80, of Melbourne, daughter of the late Joseph Cooper and Mittie Estes Cooper, was born Sept. 5, 1923, in Bandmill, Ark. She died Oct. 29, 2003, in Newburg, Ark. Merle was united in marriage to Dale Sigman on Dec. 27, 1941, and to this union three children were born. She was a homemaker, wife and mother and attended Brockwell Church of Christ...
Freda Harber Conyers (11/06/03)
Freda Harber Conyers was born Nov. 23, 1918, to Ed and Annie Webb Hartgraves in Union, Ark. She died Oct. 30, 2003, in Kansas City, Kan., at the age of 84. She married Amos Harber Oct. 29, 1934. To this union one daughter was born. They enjoyed 31 happy years together. He preceded her in death Feb. 18, 1965...
Velma Wattonville (11/06/03)
Velma Lenora Fagan Wattonville, of Calico Rock, Ark., daughter of the late Elmer Rush and Annie Matilda Nelson Fagan was born Aug. 27, 1910, in Calhoun County, Iowa. She died Oct. 28, 2003, in Calico Rock at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Warren Wattonville Feb. 14, 1933, in Ruthven, Iowa. To this union three children were born. Velma spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker...
Marjorie G. Pump (11/06/03)
Marjorie G. Pump, 86, formerly of Cherokee Village and member of Peace Lutheran Church died Oct. 17, 2003, in Glen Ellyn, Ill. She was born Jan. 4, 1917. Survivors include her husband, Elmer of Glen Ellyn; a daughter, Patricia Reed; and a brother, Harold (Evelyn) Heimsoth...
Mary Jane Potts (11/06/03)
Mary Jane Potts, 80, of Cherokee Village, died in Little Rock. Born Feb. 19, 1923, in Kalamazoo, Mich., she was the daughter of Joseph and Anna Sklebeck. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Peter Potts of Cherokee Village; her son, William C. ...
Garrett "Doc" Smith (11/06/03)
Garrett "Doc" Smith of Viola, Ark., son of the late Raymond Guy and Exie Mittie Rand Smith was born Feb. 24, 1945, in Mitchell, Ark. He died Oct. 31, 2003, at Mountain Home, at the age of 58. He spent his working years as a dental technician. He was a member of Salem Church of Christ...
Karen Clinkingbeard (11/06/03)
Karen Lynn Crawford Clinkingbeard, 45, of Calico Rock, Ark., daughter of Donald Leroy and Imogene Stroud Crawford was born March 1, 1958, in Joliet, Ill. She died Oct. 29, 2003, at Pineville, Ark. Karen married James Bruce Clinkingbeard July 10, 1981 at Salem, Ark., and to this union two daughters were born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother and a sales clerk. She was a member of Calico Rock First Baptist Church and taught a Sunday School class called "Karen's Class."...
Lavirn Talley (11/06/03)
Lavirn Talley, 86, of Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Claude and Alice Brannon Talley was born June 12, 1917, and died Oct. 19, 2003. He was of the Lutheran faith. On March 10, 1950, at Corning, Ark., he married Alice Wichman. Survivors include his wife, Alice Talley of the home in Thayer; three daughters -- Karen Carter of Thayer, Linda Marcotte of Tampa, Fla., and Carol Foreman; one stepson, Bruce Espedal of Dayton, Ohio; one sister, Virginia Rahkopf of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a host of nephews, nieces and friends.. ...
Lillie Myrtle Roper (11/06/03)
Lillie Myrtle Roper, of Viola, daughter of the late Murphy Allen and Mary Leonola Sanders Crawford, was born Aug. 23, 1918, in Bakersfield, Mo. She died Oct. 31, 2003, at Ash Flat Nursing Center at the age of 85. She married Joseph Clifford Roper Sept. ...
Enon Montgomery (11/06/03)
Enon Moses Montgomery, 88, of Cave City, died Nov. 1, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 20, 1915, in Sandtown, he was the son of Moses D. and Sallie Mayhue Montgomery. He served in the U.S. Navy in 1945 and was a farmer before retiring from the International Shoe Company. He was a member of Curia Masonic Lodge 144 and member of Cave City First United Methodist Church...
Mamie Elizabeth Ingram (11/06/03)
Mamie Elizabeth Ingram, 79, of Palmyra, Ill., was born April 9, 1924, in Sidney, Ark., and died Oct. 25, 2003, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Survivors include four sons -- Rick and Ronnie Ingram of Imperial, Mo., Glen Ingram of Modesto, Ill., and Randy Ingram of O'Fallon, Ill.; seven daughters -- Frances Ambrose of Arnold, Mo., Louise Angel of Sarasota, Fla., Judy Ingram, Brenda Lyons and Debbie McIndoe, all of Palmyra, Ill., Glenna Simpson of Argenta, Ill., and Linda Downs of Chatham, Ill.; two sisters -- Laura Macke of St. ...
Mary Bonita Zoccola (11/06/03)
Mary Bonita Zoccola, 77, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 29, 2003, in the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. She formerly lived in Memphis and Collierville, Tenn., and was a retired manager for Stuart's Ladies Apparel and former buyer for the John Gerber Store in Memphis. She was a member of Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church...
Donna Belle Condo (11/06/03)
Donna Belle Condo, 64, of Keota, Okla., died Oct. 26, 2003, at her daughter's home in Cave City, Ark. Born Dec. 6. 1938, at Canadian, Texas, she was the daughter of Daniel Ray and Eula Elizabeth Merrell Condo. She was a homemaker, a farmer, a member of the Home Community Education Club of Star Community and a member of First Baptist Church of McCurtain, Okla...
Berniece Absher (11/06/03)
Berniece Alice Kissinger Absher, 86, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 27, 2003, at Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 25, 1916, at Fowler, Mo., the daughter of Lewis and Gracie Murr Hoffarth. She was a homemaker and a member of East Side Baptist Church in Cave City...
Mary Bonita Zoccola (11/06/03)
Mary Bonita Zoccola, 77, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 29, 2003, in the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. She formerly lived in Memphis and Collierville, Tenn., and was a retired manager for Stuart's Ladies Apparel and former buyer for the John Gerber Store in Memphis. She was a member of Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church...
Lavirn Talley (11/06/03)
Lavirn Talley, 86, of Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Claude and Alice Brannon Talley was born June 12, 1917, and died Oct. 19, 2003. He was of the Lutheran faith. On March 10, 1950, at Corning, Ark., he married Alice Wichman. Survivors include his wife, Alice Talley of the home in Thayer; three daughters -- Karen Carter of Thayer, Linda Marcotte of Tampa, Fla., and Carol Foreman; one stepson, Bruce Espedal of Dayton, Ohio; one sister, Virginia Rahkopf of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a host of nephews, nieces and friends.. ...
Marjorie G. Pump (11/06/03)
Marjorie G. Pump, 86, formerly of Cherokee Village and member of Peace Lutheran Church died Oct. 17, 2003, in Glen Ellyn, Ill. She was born Jan. 4, 1917. Survivors include her husband, Elmer of Glen Ellyn; a daughter, Patricia Reed; and a brother, Harold (Evelyn) Heimsoth...
Merle Katherine Sigman (11/06/03)
Merle Katherine Cooper Sigman, 80, of Melbourne, daughter of the late Joseph Cooper and Mittie Estes Cooper, was born Sept. 5, 1923, in Bandmill, Ark. She died Oct. 29, 2003, in Newburg, Ark. Merle was united in marriage to Dale Sigman on Dec. 27, 1941, and to this union three children were born. She was a homemaker, wife and mother and attended Brockwell Church of Christ...
Freda Harber Conyers (11/06/03)
Freda Harber Conyers was born Nov. 23, 1918, to Ed and Annie Webb Hartgraves in Union, Ark. She died Oct. 30, 2003, in Kansas City, Kan., at the age of 84. She married Amos Harber Oct. 29, 1934. To this union one daughter was born. They enjoyed 31 happy years together. He preceded her in death Feb. 18, 1965...
Velma Wattonville (11/06/03)
Velma Lenora Fagan Wattonville, of Calico Rock, Ark., daughter of the late Elmer Rush and Annie Matilda Nelson Fagan was born Aug. 27, 1910, in Calhoun County, Iowa. She died Oct. 28, 2003, in Calico Rock at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Warren Wattonville Feb. 14, 1933, in Ruthven, Iowa. To this union three children were born. Velma spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker...
Mamie Elizabeth Ingram (11/06/03)
Mamie Elizabeth Ingram, 79, of Palmyra, Ill., was born April 9, 1924, in Sidney, Ark., and died Oct. 25, 2003, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Survivors include four sons -- Rick and Ronnie Ingram of Imperial, Mo., Glen Ingram of Modesto, Ill., and Randy Ingram of O'Fallon, Ill.; seven daughters -- Frances Ambrose of Arnold, Mo., Louise Angel of Sarasota, Fla., Judy Ingram, Brenda Lyons and Debbie McIndoe, all of Palmyra, Ill., Glenna Simpson of Argenta, Ill., and Linda Downs of Chatham, Ill.; two sisters -- Laura Macke of St. ...
Mary Jane Potts (11/06/03)
Mary Jane Potts, 80, of Cherokee Village, died in Little Rock. Born Feb. 19, 1923, in Kalamazoo, Mich., she was the daughter of Joseph and Anna Sklebeck. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Peter Potts of Cherokee Village; her son, William C. ...
Garrett "Doc" Smith (11/06/03)
Garrett "Doc" Smith of Viola, Ark., son of the late Raymond Guy and Exie Mittie Rand Smith was born Feb. 24, 1945, in Mitchell, Ark. He died Oct. 31, 2003, at Mountain Home, at the age of 58. He spent his working years as a dental technician. He was a member of Salem Church of Christ...
Karen Clinkingbeard (11/06/03)
Karen Lynn Crawford Clinkingbeard, 45, of Calico Rock, Ark., daughter of Donald Leroy and Imogene Stroud Crawford was born March 1, 1958, in Joliet, Ill. She died Oct. 29, 2003, at Pineville, Ark. Karen married James Bruce Clinkingbeard July 10, 1981 at Salem, Ark., and to this union two daughters were born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother and a sales clerk. She was a member of Calico Rock First Baptist Church and taught a Sunday School class called "Karen's Class."...
Lillie Myrtle Roper (11/06/03)
Lillie Myrtle Roper, of Viola, daughter of the late Murphy Allen and Mary Leonola Sanders Crawford, was born Aug. 23, 1918, in Bakersfield, Mo. She died Oct. 31, 2003, at Ash Flat Nursing Center at the age of 85. She married Joseph Clifford Roper Sept. ...
Enon Montgomery (11/06/03)
Enon Moses Montgomery, 88, of Cave City, died Nov. 1, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 20, 1915, in Sandtown, he was the son of Moses D. and Sallie Mayhue Montgomery. He served in the U.S. Navy in 1945 and was a farmer before retiring from the International Shoe Company. He was a member of Curia Masonic Lodge 144 and member of Cave City First United Methodist Church...
Grayson Thomas Bandy (11/06/03)
Steven and Jo Kaye Bandy have announced the birth of their son, Grayson Thomas Bandy, born Aug. 26, 2003, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brother, Emory Bandy...
Shelby Dean Moore (11/06/03)
Deana and Travis Moore of Hardy have announced the birth of their daughter, Shelby Dean Moore, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at 7:11 a.m. Oct. 18, 2003. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long. She has a brother and a sister...
Former residents to mark 70 years (11/06/03)
Carl and Lucille Preston of Pine Bluff were married Nov. 18, 1933, in Salem. Carl was born in Thayer and Lucille was born in Ash Flat. The couple moved to Pine Bluff in 1942 where they lived and reared four children. Their children -- Rosemary Preston Gross of Pine Bluff, Carl "Sonny" Preston of Monticello, Louis Preston of Cherokee Village, and Scott Preston of White Hall -- will hold a reception for the Prestons at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at White Hall City Hall in honor of their parents...
Shelby Dean Moore (11/06/03)
Deana and Travis Moore of Hardy have announced the birth of their daughter, Shelby Dean Moore, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at 7:11 a.m. Oct. 18, 2003. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long. She has a brother and a sister...
Grayson Thomas Bandy (11/06/03)
Steven and Jo Kaye Bandy have announced the birth of their son, Grayson Thomas Bandy, born Aug. 26, 2003, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brother, Emory Bandy...
Former residents to mark 70 years (11/06/03)
Carl and Lucille Preston of Pine Bluff were married Nov. 18, 1933, in Salem. Carl was born in Thayer and Lucille was born in Ash Flat. The couple moved to Pine Bluff in 1942 where they lived and reared four children. Their children -- Rosemary Preston Gross of Pine Bluff, Carl "Sonny" Preston of Monticello, Louis Preston of Cherokee Village, and Scott Preston of White Hall -- will hold a reception for the Prestons at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at White Hall City Hall in honor of their parents...
DuPuis, Konter unite in marriage (11/06/03)
April Dawn DuPuis and Sgt. John Merlin Konter were married July 26, 2003, at The Church of the Most Holy Trinity in Augusta Ga. The bride is the daughter of CW5 Dennis and Kay DuPuis of South Carolina and is a registered nurse. The groom is the son of Al and Kathy Konter of Viola. He is an MP with the U.S. Army. The couple left Oct. 19 for Germany as Sgt. Konter is currently stationed there starting a three-year tour...
Ford, Homod wed (11/06/03)
On Sept. 27 Erica Ford and John Homod were united in marriage at the groom's home. The bride is the daughter of Bo and Elva Ford of Ash Flat. The groom is the son of John and Barbara Homod of Hardy. The couple lives in Highland.
DuPuis, Konter unite in marriage (11/06/03)
April Dawn DuPuis and Sgt. John Merlin Konter were married July 26, 2003, at The Church of the Most Holy Trinity in Augusta Ga. The bride is the daughter of CW5 Dennis and Kay DuPuis of South Carolina and is a registered nurse. The groom is the son of Al and Kathy Konter of Viola. He is an MP with the U.S. Army. The couple left Oct. 19 for Germany as Sgt. Konter is currently stationed there starting a three-year tour...
Ford, Homod wed (11/06/03)
On Sept. 27 Erica Ford and John Homod were united in marriage at the groom's home. The bride is the daughter of Bo and Elva Ford of Ash Flat. The groom is the son of John and Barbara Homod of Hardy. The couple lives in Highland.
Higginbottom, Worthington to wed (11/06/03)
Bobby and Cindy Higginbottom of Hardy have announced the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Alyssia Anne, to Douglas Mitchell Worthington, son of Doug and Linda Worthington of Ash Flat. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lois Russell of Hardy and Frances Higginbottom of Sitka. She is a 2003 early graduate of Highland High School and is a nursing student at Ozarka College...
Higginbottom, Worthington to wed (11/06/03)
Bobby and Cindy Higginbottom of Hardy have announced the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Alyssia Anne, to Douglas Mitchell Worthington, son of Doug and Linda Worthington of Ash Flat. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lois Russell of Hardy and Frances Higginbottom of Sitka. She is a 2003 early graduate of Highland High School and is a nursing student at Ozarka College...
Goinses to mark 65th anniversary (11/06/03)
Don and Margaret Goins of Thayer will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 at Myrtle Senior Citizens Center. The two married Nov. 26, 1938, at the Oregon County Courthouse. All friends and family are invited to come join in the celebration...
Goinses to mark 65th anniversary (11/06/03)
Don and Margaret Goins of Thayer will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 at Myrtle Senior Citizens Center. The two married Nov. 26, 1938, at the Oregon County Courthouse. All friends and family are invited to come join in the celebration...
Boldly Going Nowhere (11/06/03)
Rush Limbaugh is a bombastic radio talk-show personality who has a particular philosophy about right and wrong in America, and isn't bashful about expressing his views to millions of listeners daily. According to the radio advertisement sound bites, in his own words, he is "on loan from God." Apparently, he speaks for the Almighty as well...
Soldiers who understand their mission (11/06/03)
Young Americans in uniform grasp what too many of their civilian counterparts don't. This generation whose only war memory is of the swift Operation Desert Storm acts surprised that the current war involves pain and sacrifice. Or that it takes time...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (11/06/03)
It's really odd what a person thinks about when walking a dog, or at least it's really odd what I think about when walking a dog. One morning not long ago Jackie started barking at a large, black object lodged in a tree. She went wild over what proved to be a plastic garbage bag which had somehow ended up high on a branch. It did look odd, and I was reminded of a very old snapshot of my Aunt Maggie who late in life always dressed in black. Deep, mourning black...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (11/06/03)
It's really odd what a person thinks about when walking a dog, or at least it's really odd what I think about when walking a dog. One morning not long ago Jackie started barking at a large, black object lodged in a tree. She went wild over what proved to be a plastic garbage bag which had somehow ended up high on a branch. It did look odd, and I was reminded of a very old snapshot of my Aunt Maggie who late in life always dressed in black. Deep, mourning black...
Boldly Going Nowhere (11/06/03)
Rush Limbaugh is a bombastic radio talk-show personality who has a particular philosophy about right and wrong in America, and isn't bashful about expressing his views to millions of listeners daily. According to the radio advertisement sound bites, in his own words, he is "on loan from God." Apparently, he speaks for the Almighty as well...
Soldiers who understand their mission (11/06/03)
Young Americans in uniform grasp what too many of their civilian counterparts don't. This generation whose only war memory is of the swift Operation Desert Storm acts surprised that the current war involves pain and sacrifice. Or that it takes time...