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Stories from Thursday, November 20, 2003

New art exhibit on display at Alton Library (11/20/03)
A new art exhibit is on display at Alton Library. "It's exciting to see something new grow on the canvas," said exhibiting artist Ramona Roll. Roll, an Alton area resident, was born in Zittau, a small city in the extreme southeast portion of the former East Germany. ...
Alleged burglar shot in leg (11/20/03)
An Izard County man was shot in the leg Nov. 5 after he allegedly broke into a home at 564 Knob Creek Road in Izard County. Jamie Rush called the Izard County's Sheriff's Office to report that a suspect was trying to break into her home. During her conversation with the sheriff's office, the suspect, Mitch Rush, allegedly disconnected the phone line, then kicked in the back door. Mrs. Rush shot the suspect with a .22-caliber pistol, according to authorities...
ATV accident claims life of Poplar Bluff man (11/20/03)
ALTON -- An ATV accident last weekend has claimed the life of a Poplar Bluff man. Willard H, Crook, 61, was killed in the accident, according to Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol. A Troop G officer said the accident happened when the 1999 Kawasaki ATV Crook was driving tried to climb a steep embankment and overturned, pinning Crook underneath it...
Water crossing (11/20/03)
Fulton County Judge Curren Everett points to where a low water crossing should be at the cutoff between Young Road and Whipporwill Road east of Salem after heavy rainfall Nov. 17. Everett said the ground was already soaked after an inch of rain over the weekend. ...
Man arrested for breaking into vending machine (11/20/03)
A Union man was arrested Oct. 30 after he broke into a vending machine at the Salem Laundromat. Salem Police Chief Albert Roork said the owner, Debbie Fountain, reported that coupons had been illegally redeemed by someone who had played a vending machine in the laundromat similar to a slot machine...
Calico Rock council to endorse budget (11/20/03)
Calico Rock Mayor Ronnie Guthrie reported the Budget Committee has met and will recommend the 2004 budget next month. He said the December meeting will be short and the annual Christmas dinner will follow. A resolution to allow candidates running for elected city offices to participate in the upcoming Democratic primary and each election year thereafter was adopted...
Couch sets school board filing dates (11/20/03)
COUCH -- Couch School Board members were updated on the A+ Program at the school by A+ Coordinator Sharon Mathis at the Nov. 11 school board meeting. School board members voted to set the school board election filing dates for Dec. 16 through Jan. 20, 2004...
World Link Week observed at Koshkonong (11/20/03)
KOSHKONONG -- National World Link Week was observed last week at Koshkonong School. Three foreign exchange students at the school participated in the event by educating other students at the school about their homelands. The students are: Anna Kostyukova from Russia, living with George and Vicky Gross; Yulia Ivanova from the Ukraine, living with Ronnie and Connie Roberts; and Zhanna Aubekirova from Kazakstan living with the Jim and Norma Duncan family...
Emerson seeks veterans' stories (11/20/03)
MISSOURI -- Eighth District Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson announced last week that she is asking veterans of her congressional district, which includes Oregon County, to participate in a Library of Congress initiative to gather personal stories of persons who have served America...
Vandals damage property inside Salem High (11/20/03)
A copier machine was damaged at Salem High School Nov. 14 when a vandal put ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise into the machine, according to Salem Police Chief Albert Roork. The vandals also threw food all around the kitchen and tore banners from the school's walls...
Thayer Council muzzles Crase (11/20/03)
THAYER -- Thayer City Council stood by its ordinance that allows the council to refuse someone the right to speak at council meetings. Thayer resident Bob Crase was not allowed to address the council Nov. 7 and at the end of the meeting he was asked to leave the courtroom...
Inmate attacks rape suspect (11/20/03)
Two inmates accused of rape were threatened by another prisoner and one was attacked Nov. 13 in the Izard County Detention Center. According to an incident report, inmate R. Fletcher, assigned to B-block, told authorities to either transfer him or remove accused rapists Chuck Simmons and Les Dennison from the cell. Fletcher told officers that his children had been sexually assaulted and he refused to remain in the cell with the two, according to officer Gary Bales...
Crook no longer Ash Flat chief of police (11/20/03)
In a surprise move in the city of Ash Flat, Mayor Brien Nix Hall fired Police Chief Rickey Crook Nov. 12. The mayor called Crook to City Hall and told him he was being let go. Crook said Hall did not give a specific reason why, but suggested it might have something to do with a letter Crook sent Nov. 11 to City Hall, city attorney Larry Kissee and Areawide Media concerning the legalities of the council's executive sessions...
Crook no longer Ash Flat chief of police (11/20/03)
In a surprise move in the city of Ash Flat, Mayor Brien Nix Hall fired Police Chief Rickey Crook Nov. 12. The mayor called Crook to City Hall and told him he was being let go. Crook said Hall did not give a specific reason why, but suggested it might have something to do with a letter Crook sent Nov. 11 to City Hall, city attorney Larry Kissee and Areawide Media concerning the legalities of the council's executive sessions...
Alleged burglar shot in leg (11/20/03)
An Izard County man was shot in the leg Nov. 5 after he allegedly broke into a home at 564 Knob Creek Road in Izard County. Jamie Rush called the Izard County's Sheriff's Office to report that a suspect was trying to break into her home. During her conversation with the sheriff's office, the suspect, Mitch Rush, allegedly disconnected the phone line, then kicked in the back door. Mrs. Rush shot the suspect with a .22-caliber pistol, according to authorities...
World Link Week observed at Koshkonong (11/20/03)
KOSHKONONG -- National World Link Week was observed last week at Koshkonong School. Three foreign exchange students at the school participated in the event by educating other students at the school about their homelands. The students are: Anna Kostyukova from Russia, living with George and Vicky Gross; Yulia Ivanova from the Ukraine, living with Ronnie and Connie Roberts; and Zhanna Aubekirova from Kazakstan living with the Jim and Norma Duncan family...
ATV accident claims life of Poplar Bluff man (11/20/03)
ALTON -- An ATV accident last weekend has claimed the life of a Poplar Bluff man. Willard H, Crook, 61, was killed in the accident, according to Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol. A Troop G officer said the accident happened when the 1999 Kawasaki ATV Crook was driving tried to climb a steep embankment and overturned, pinning Crook underneath it...
Calico Rock council to endorse budget (11/20/03)
Calico Rock Mayor Ronnie Guthrie reported the Budget Committee has met and will recommend the 2004 budget next month. He said the December meeting will be short and the annual Christmas dinner will follow. A resolution to allow candidates running for elected city offices to participate in the upcoming Democratic primary and each election year thereafter was adopted...
Water crossing (11/20/03)
Fulton County Judge Curren Everett points to where a low water crossing should be at the cutoff between Young Road and Whipporwill Road east of Salem after heavy rainfall Nov. 17. Everett said the ground was already soaked after an inch of rain over the weekend. ...
New art exhibit on display at Alton Library (11/20/03)
A new art exhibit is on display at Alton Library. "It's exciting to see something new grow on the canvas," said exhibiting artist Ramona Roll. Roll, an Alton area resident, was born in Zittau, a small city in the extreme southeast portion of the former East Germany. ...
Couch sets school board filing dates (11/20/03)
COUCH -- Couch School Board members were updated on the A+ Program at the school by A+ Coordinator Sharon Mathis at the Nov. 11 school board meeting. School board members voted to set the school board election filing dates for Dec. 16 through Jan. 20, 2004...
Man arrested for breaking into vending machine (11/20/03)
A Union man was arrested Oct. 30 after he broke into a vending machine at the Salem Laundromat. Salem Police Chief Albert Roork said the owner, Debbie Fountain, reported that coupons had been illegally redeemed by someone who had played a vending machine in the laundromat similar to a slot machine...
Inmate attacks rape suspect (11/20/03)
Two inmates accused of rape were threatened by another prisoner and one was attacked Nov. 13 in the Izard County Detention Center. According to an incident report, inmate R. Fletcher, assigned to B-block, told authorities to either transfer him or remove accused rapists Chuck Simmons and Les Dennison from the cell. Fletcher told officers that his children had been sexually assaulted and he refused to remain in the cell with the two, according to officer Gary Bales...
Thayer Council muzzles Crase (11/20/03)
THAYER -- Thayer City Council stood by its ordinance that allows the council to refuse someone the right to speak at council meetings. Thayer resident Bob Crase was not allowed to address the council Nov. 7 and at the end of the meeting he was asked to leave the courtroom...
Vandals damage property inside Salem High (11/20/03)
A copier machine was damaged at Salem High School Nov. 14 when a vandal put ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise into the machine, according to Salem Police Chief Albert Roork. The vandals also threw food all around the kitchen and tore banners from the school's walls...
Emerson seeks veterans' stories (11/20/03)
MISSOURI -- Eighth District Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson announced last week that she is asking veterans of her congressional district, which includes Oregon County, to participate in a Library of Congress initiative to gather personal stories of persons who have served America...
Fort returns from Iraq (11/20/03)
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Chris O. Fort, son of Susan L. Redwine of Thayer and Skip K. Fort of Pocahontas, Ark., recently returned from a seven-month deployment to Iraq while assigned to Company K, 3rd Battalion, 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division, based in Memphis, Tenn...
Fort returns from Iraq (11/20/03)
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Chris O. Fort, son of Susan L. Redwine of Thayer and Skip K. Fort of Pocahontas, Ark., recently returned from a seven-month deployment to Iraq while assigned to Company K, 3rd Battalion, 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division, based in Memphis, Tenn...
Promising quail season in Missouri off to slow start (11/20/03)
What promises to be Missouri's best quail season in several years has gotten off to a slow start on account of weather. However, hunters in areas with increased quail numbers say the wait is likely to be worthwhile. Quail season opens Nov. 1 in Missouri, and this year that date fell on a Saturday. ...
Bears claw past Pirates for pair of wins (11/20/03)
The good news for Calico Rock was the fact that the Lady Pirates held Mammoth Spring's Kaycee Estes without a single point in the second half of play Nov. 11 as the two teams squared off in 2AA-North Conference play. The bad news for Calico Rock was the fact that Estes went off for 22 points in the first half, outscoring the entire Lady Pirate squad, as the Lady Bears rolled to a 73-36 win over Calico Rock...
Half of Estes too much for Lady Pirates (11/20/03)
The good news for Calico Rock was the fact that the Lady Pirates held Mammoth Spring's Kaycee Estes without a single point in the second half of play Nov. 11 as the two teams squared off in 2AA-North Conference play. The bad news for Calico Rock was the fact that Estes went off for 22 points in the first half, outscoring the entire Lady Pirate squad, as the Lady Bears rolled to a 73-36 win over Calico Rock...
Longhorns stopped short of Rebel roundup (11/20/03)
Former Highland standout Jeremy Lewis returned to Highland Memorial Gymnasium Nov. 11 as head coach of the Viola Longhorns and saw his junior team and senior B team drop lopsided losses before his senior A team made a game of it, only to succumb to Highland's hat trick...
Half of Estes too much for Lady Pirates (11/20/03)
The good news for Calico Rock was the fact that the Lady Pirates held Mammoth Spring's Kaycee Estes without a single point in the second half of play Nov. 11 as the two teams squared off in 2AA-North Conference play. The bad news for Calico Rock was the fact that Estes went off for 22 points in the first half, outscoring the entire Lady Pirate squad, as the Lady Bears rolled to a 73-36 win over Calico Rock...
Promising quail season in Missouri off to slow start (11/20/03)
What promises to be Missouri's best quail season in several years has gotten off to a slow start on account of weather. However, hunters in areas with increased quail numbers say the wait is likely to be worthwhile. Quail season opens Nov. 1 in Missouri, and this year that date fell on a Saturday. ...
Bears claw past Pirates for pair of wins (11/20/03)
The good news for Calico Rock was the fact that the Lady Pirates held Mammoth Spring's Kaycee Estes without a single point in the second half of play Nov. 11 as the two teams squared off in 2AA-North Conference play. The bad news for Calico Rock was the fact that Estes went off for 22 points in the first half, outscoring the entire Lady Pirate squad, as the Lady Bears rolled to a 73-36 win over Calico Rock...
Longhorns stopped short of Rebel roundup (11/20/03)
Former Highland standout Jeremy Lewis returned to Highland Memorial Gymnasium Nov. 11 as head coach of the Viola Longhorns and saw his junior team and senior B team drop lopsided losses before his senior A team made a game of it, only to succumb to Highland's hat trick...
George E. McDonald (11/20/03)
George E. McDonald, 90, of Story City, Iowa, died peacefully on Nov. 10, 2003, at the Israel Family Hospice located in Ames, Iowa of natural causes. Born January 20, 1913, in Helena, Mont., he was raised in Coggon, Iowa. He was a graduate of Coggon High School, class of 1931. ...
Edna May Crawford (11/20/03)
Edna May Crawford , 88, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 10, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born March 15, 1915. Survivors include her husband, William Crawford of Cherokee Village. Services were held at Forest Hill Cemetery South in Memphis, Tenn. Local arrangements were under the direction of Heath Oak Hill Chapel...
Ruby Faye Moffitt (11/20/03)
Ruby Faye Moffitt, 69, of Ash Flat, died Nov. 10, 2003, in Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. Born in Manila, Ark. July 19, 1934, she was the daughter of Barney Fred and Sunshine Friar Earl whom preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and worked in retail sales and was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Assembly of God Church...
Lamar "Red" Kerr Jr. (11/20/03)
Lamar "Red Kerr Jr., 83, of Calico Rock, died Nov. 8, 2003, at the Conway Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 17, 1919, a Newburg, in Izard County and was the son of the late Ernest Lamar Kerr Sr. and Elsie Kerr Stroud Rowden. Kerr was self-employed as a used car dealer, cattle farmer and privately owned real estate. He was a member of the Calico Rock Church of Christ...
John R. Haegele (11/20/03)
John R. Haegele, 92, of Deep Creek, Fla., died Nov. 7, 2003. He was the son of George and Katie Haegele, born Oct. 4, 1911, in Barnhill, Ill. John began teaching in Plymouth, Ill., in 1936 and joined the faculty at Dwight High School in 1938, where he taught business education for 40 years. He was an assistant football coach and then was head coach from 1943-45. He coached the grade school basketball teams for many years, and also officiated basketball games throughout the local area...
Vera Holder Johnson (11/20/03)
Vera Holder Johnson, 83, of Cherokee Village, died Nov. 13, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Mrs. Johnson was born March 19, 1920, in Minturn, Ark. She was the daughter of Authur C. and Zella May Alphin Golden. She formerly lived in Lake Station, Ind., before moving to Hardy and Cherokee Village. She was a homemaker and a member of First Assembly of God Church, Highland...
Tincie Mixon Hayden (11/20/03)
Tincie Mixon Hayden, 83, of Evening Shade, Ark., formerly of Hammond, La., died Nov. 9 at Batesville, Ark. Born Dec. 5, 1919, at Boliver, La., she was the daughter of Leslie and Lula Crawford Mixon. She was a retired seamstress for Dillard's Department Store in Hammond, La., and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Hammond...
Sherman Eugene Byrd (11/20/03)
Sherman Eugene Byrd, son of the late C. B. Byrd and Violet Lee Martin was born Aug. 9, 1943 in Paragould, Ark., and died Nov. 7, 2003, in Batesville, Ark. at the age of 60. He was united in marriage Jan. 20, 1962, in Paragould, Ark., to Phyllis Alexander. He was united in marriage July 9, 1962, in Paragould, Ark., to Phyllis Alexander. He was united in marriage July 9, 1983 in Jonesboro, Ark. to Judith Dowland...
Alice Jean Delargy (11/20/03)
(Dallas) Alice Jean Delargy, 60, of Hardy, died Nov. 13, 2003, in Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born in Wynne, Ark., she was a nurse and a member of Garner Chapel Church of God in Hardy. Survivors include her husband, Gary Lee Delargy Sr. of Hardy; two sons -- Gary Lee Delargy Jr., of Salem, and Tony Delargy of Ash Flat; a stepson, Randy Bearden of Fort Smith, Ark.; two daughters -- Raylene Gowers of Fort Smith and Lisa Delargy Baker of Stockton, Mo.; two brothers -- Junior Beaird of Boston, Mass., and Ronald Beaird of Fulton, Mo.; a sister, Shirley Spades of Rockford, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and three step-grandchildren.. ...
Carl "Monty" Goetting (11/20/03)
Carl William "Monty" Goetting Jr., son of the late Carl W. Goetting and Lexie Peck Goetting, was born April 16, 1932, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Nov. 14, 2003, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 71 years. He was united in marriage to June 8, 1957, in Mammoth Spring to Hasseltine Lewis...
Vera Holder Johnson (11/20/03)
Vera Holder Johnson, 83, of Cherokee Village, died Nov. 13, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Mrs. Johnson was born March 19, 1920, in Minturn, Ark. She was the daughter of Authur C. and Zella May Alphin Golden. She formerly lived in Lake Station, Ind., before moving to Hardy and Cherokee Village. She was a homemaker and a member of First Assembly of God Church, Highland...
Carl "Monty" Goetting (11/20/03)
Carl William "Monty" Goetting Jr., son of the late Carl W. Goetting and Lexie Peck Goetting, was born April 16, 1932, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Nov. 14, 2003, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 71 years. He was united in marriage to June 8, 1957, in Mammoth Spring to Hasseltine Lewis...
Sherman Eugene Byrd (11/20/03)
Sherman Eugene Byrd, son of the late C. B. Byrd and Violet Lee Martin was born Aug. 9, 1943 in Paragould, Ark., and died Nov. 7, 2003, in Batesville, Ark. at the age of 60. He was united in marriage Jan. 20, 1962, in Paragould, Ark., to Phyllis Alexander. He was united in marriage July 9, 1962, in Paragould, Ark., to Phyllis Alexander. He was united in marriage July 9, 1983 in Jonesboro, Ark. to Judith Dowland...
George E. McDonald (11/20/03)
George E. McDonald, 90, of Story City, Iowa, died peacefully on Nov. 10, 2003, at the Israel Family Hospice located in Ames, Iowa of natural causes. Born January 20, 1913, in Helena, Mont., he was raised in Coggon, Iowa. He was a graduate of Coggon High School, class of 1931. ...
Lamar "Red" Kerr Jr. (11/20/03)
Lamar "Red Kerr Jr., 83, of Calico Rock, died Nov. 8, 2003, at the Conway Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 17, 1919, a Newburg, in Izard County and was the son of the late Ernest Lamar Kerr Sr. and Elsie Kerr Stroud Rowden. Kerr was self-employed as a used car dealer, cattle farmer and privately owned real estate. He was a member of the Calico Rock Church of Christ...
John R. Haegele (11/20/03)
John R. Haegele, 92, of Deep Creek, Fla., died Nov. 7, 2003. He was the son of George and Katie Haegele, born Oct. 4, 1911, in Barnhill, Ill. John began teaching in Plymouth, Ill., in 1936 and joined the faculty at Dwight High School in 1938, where he taught business education for 40 years. He was an assistant football coach and then was head coach from 1943-45. He coached the grade school basketball teams for many years, and also officiated basketball games throughout the local area...
Ruby Faye Moffitt (11/20/03)
Ruby Faye Moffitt, 69, of Ash Flat, died Nov. 10, 2003, in Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. Born in Manila, Ark. July 19, 1934, she was the daughter of Barney Fred and Sunshine Friar Earl whom preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and worked in retail sales and was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Assembly of God Church...
Edna May Crawford (11/20/03)
Edna May Crawford , 88, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 10, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born March 15, 1915. Survivors include her husband, William Crawford of Cherokee Village. Services were held at Forest Hill Cemetery South in Memphis, Tenn. Local arrangements were under the direction of Heath Oak Hill Chapel...
Alice Jean Delargy (11/20/03)
(Dallas) Alice Jean Delargy, 60, of Hardy, died Nov. 13, 2003, in Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born in Wynne, Ark., she was a nurse and a member of Garner Chapel Church of God in Hardy. Survivors include her husband, Gary Lee Delargy Sr. of Hardy; two sons -- Gary Lee Delargy Jr., of Salem, and Tony Delargy of Ash Flat; a stepson, Randy Bearden of Fort Smith, Ark.; two daughters -- Raylene Gowers of Fort Smith and Lisa Delargy Baker of Stockton, Mo.; two brothers -- Junior Beaird of Boston, Mass., and Ronald Beaird of Fulton, Mo.; a sister, Shirley Spades of Rockford, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and three step-grandchildren.. ...
Tincie Mixon Hayden (11/20/03)
Tincie Mixon Hayden, 83, of Evening Shade, Ark., formerly of Hammond, La., died Nov. 9 at Batesville, Ark. Born Dec. 5, 1919, at Boliver, La., she was the daughter of Leslie and Lula Crawford Mixon. She was a retired seamstress for Dillard's Department Store in Hammond, La., and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Hammond...
Trinity Anna Rose Capp-Robertson (11/20/03)
Colt Robertson and Vicki Capp of Alton have announced the birth of their daughter, Trinity Anna Rose Capp-Robertson, born at 9:48 a.m. Oct. 11, 2003. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20-3/4 inches long. She was welcomed home by her siblings Tony Capp, 5; Linda Capp, 3; and Stephen Capp, 2...
Henry Coleman Ward (11/20/03)
Tim and Mary Ward of Conway have announced the birth of their son, Henry Coleman Ward, born Sept. 30, 2003. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20-3/4 inches long. Grandparents are Beverly Looney of Russellville, Ark., Mike Looney of Midwest, Okla., and Charles and Deloris Ward of Sturkie...
Maranda Renee Morgan (11/20/03)
Brent and Donella Morgan of West Plains have announced the birth of their daughter, Maranda Renee Morgan, born at 7:40 a.m. Oct. 9, 2003. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 and 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed home by a sister, MaKayla Morgan, 5...
Carpenter to celebrate 90 years (11/20/03)
Marydel K. David Carpenter of Cherokee Village will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house held by her children from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Methodist Fellowship Center in Terre Haute, Ill. Marydel K. Carpenter was born Nov. 22, 1913, in Fairview, Ill. She attended schools in the area. She married Oramel L. Carpenter in 1935...
Mary Lee Simmons (11/20/03)
Chris and Barbie Simmons of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Mary Lee Simmons, born at 5:30 a.m. Oct. 4, 2003. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19-3/4 inches long. She was welcomed home by her brother, Tanner, 5. Grandparents are Wayne and Mary Jane Pounders and John and Linda Simmons, all of Thayer...
Savannah Grace Allen (11/20/03)
Frank and Stephanie Allen of Springdale have announced the birth of their daughter, Savannah Grace Allen, born at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 3, 2003. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 21.5 inches long. Grandparents are Mike Allen of Camp, Bob and Wanda Crass of Salem, and James and Patricia Herrin of Fayetteville...
Mary Lee Simmons (11/20/03)
Chris and Barbie Simmons of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Mary Lee Simmons, born at 5:30 a.m. Oct. 4, 2003. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19-3/4 inches long. She was welcomed home by her brother, Tanner, 5. Grandparents are Wayne and Mary Jane Pounders and John and Linda Simmons, all of Thayer...
Savannah Grace Allen (11/20/03)
Frank and Stephanie Allen of Springdale have announced the birth of their daughter, Savannah Grace Allen, born at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 3, 2003. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 21.5 inches long. Grandparents are Mike Allen of Camp, Bob and Wanda Crass of Salem, and James and Patricia Herrin of Fayetteville...
Trinity Anna Rose Capp-Robertson (11/20/03)
Colt Robertson and Vicki Capp of Alton have announced the birth of their daughter, Trinity Anna Rose Capp-Robertson, born at 9:48 a.m. Oct. 11, 2003. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20-3/4 inches long. She was welcomed home by her siblings Tony Capp, 5; Linda Capp, 3; and Stephen Capp, 2...
Henry Coleman Ward (11/20/03)
Tim and Mary Ward of Conway have announced the birth of their son, Henry Coleman Ward, born Sept. 30, 2003. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20-3/4 inches long. Grandparents are Beverly Looney of Russellville, Ark., Mike Looney of Midwest, Okla., and Charles and Deloris Ward of Sturkie...
Carpenter to celebrate 90 years (11/20/03)
Marydel K. David Carpenter of Cherokee Village will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house held by her children from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Methodist Fellowship Center in Terre Haute, Ill. Marydel K. Carpenter was born Nov. 22, 1913, in Fairview, Ill. She attended schools in the area. She married Oramel L. Carpenter in 1935...
Maranda Renee Morgan (11/20/03)
Brent and Donella Morgan of West Plains have announced the birth of their daughter, Maranda Renee Morgan, born at 7:40 a.m. Oct. 9, 2003. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 and 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed home by a sister, MaKayla Morgan, 5...
Hancock, Rainwater to unite in marriage (11/20/03)
Lisa Hancock and Allen Rainwater have announced their upcoming marriage at 2 p.m. Nov. 29 at First United Methodist Church of Hardy on Fourth and Spring streets. The bride-elect is the daughter of Joetta and Tom Poteet of Hardy and Bobby Hancock of Walnut Ridge...
Brown, Williams to exchange vows (11/20/03)
Kenny and Diana Brown of Camp have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miranda Dawn Brown, to Robert Lynn Williams of Batesville, son of Kenneth and Ginger Davis. The wedding will be at 2 p.m. Dec. 20 at First United Methodist Church of Batesville. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall...
Hancock, Rainwater to unite in marriage (11/20/03)
Lisa Hancock and Allen Rainwater have announced their upcoming marriage at 2 p.m. Nov. 29 at First United Methodist Church of Hardy on Fourth and Spring streets. The bride-elect is the daughter of Joetta and Tom Poteet of Hardy and Bobby Hancock of Walnut Ridge...
Brown, Williams to exchange vows (11/20/03)
Kenny and Diana Brown of Camp have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miranda Dawn Brown, to Robert Lynn Williams of Batesville, son of Kenneth and Ginger Davis. The wedding will be at 2 p.m. Dec. 20 at First United Methodist Church of Batesville. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall...
Maneses mark 55th anniversary (11/20/03)
Lehman and Margaret Manes celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Nov. 7, 2003. They have two sons, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Maneses mark 55th anniversary (11/20/03)
Lehman and Margaret Manes celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Nov. 7, 2003. They have two sons, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (11/20/03)
Living in the Ozarks Mountains as we do, Jackie and I see lots of rocks on our walks. Lots and lots of rocks in all sizes and shapes, It's fun to turn them over. You never know what may lurk beneath a rock. I especially like the big flat ones for they remind me of a story Mama told so many times...
Why can't we all just get along? (11/20/03)
There's been bad blood between Ash Flat Mayor Brien Nix Hall and Police Chief Rickey Crook since long before the mayor was elected last year. It came to a head last week when Hall fired the man who has led the police department for 12 years. Their disdain for one another is no secret to anyone familiar with Ash Flat politics...
An evolving faith (11/20/03)
If any lot could be characterized as intellectual stragglers in the evolution of humankind, it would be editorial cartoonists, a disproportionate share of whose gray matter is reserved for juvenile humor. I know; I am one. We cartoonists are guys (mostly) who still can't believe we're actually getting paid for doing what once got us sent to the principal's office...
Boldly Going Nowhere (11/20/03)
November 1963 On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. In September 1964, the Warren Commission Report declared that Kennedy was killed by a lone-gunman named Lee Harvey Oswald. Fifteen years later, the House Selection Committee on Assassinations concluded that Kennedy "was probably killed as the result of a conspiracy" but, the committee "was unable to identify the other gunmen or the extent of the conspiracy." Based on the information detailed in Crossfire by Jim Marrs and First Hand Knowledge by Robert D. ...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (11/20/03)
Living in the Ozarks Mountains as we do, Jackie and I see lots of rocks on our walks. Lots and lots of rocks in all sizes and shapes, It's fun to turn them over. You never know what may lurk beneath a rock. I especially like the big flat ones for they remind me of a story Mama told so many times...
Boldly Going Nowhere (11/20/03)
November 1963 On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. In September 1964, the Warren Commission Report declared that Kennedy was killed by a lone-gunman named Lee Harvey Oswald. Fifteen years later, the House Selection Committee on Assassinations concluded that Kennedy "was probably killed as the result of a conspiracy" but, the committee "was unable to identify the other gunmen or the extent of the conspiracy." Based on the information detailed in Crossfire by Jim Marrs and First Hand Knowledge by Robert D. ...
Why can't we all just get along? (11/20/03)
There's been bad blood between Ash Flat Mayor Brien Nix Hall and Police Chief Rickey Crook since long before the mayor was elected last year. It came to a head last week when Hall fired the man who has led the police department for 12 years. Their disdain for one another is no secret to anyone familiar with Ash Flat politics...
An evolving faith (11/20/03)
If any lot could be characterized as intellectual stragglers in the evolution of humankind, it would be editorial cartoonists, a disproportionate share of whose gray matter is reserved for juvenile humor. I know; I am one. We cartoonists are guys (mostly) who still can't believe we're actually getting paid for doing what once got us sent to the principal's office...