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Stories from Thursday, January 22, 2004

Hay group moves to town (01/22/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Music will fill the streets of downtown Mammoth Spring every Saturday night at 7 p.m. The George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame has moved into its new location at 271 Main Street (the old Mammoth Spring Floral building). A different band will appear at the theater each Saturday. A donation of $3 will be asked for adults attending the show. Children 10 and under will be admitted free...
Teen escapees arrested (01/22/04)
Three juveniles from Cherokee Village, Batesville and Piggott who had escaped from a detention center in Harrisburg were caught after they stole vehicles Jan. 12 from B and B Auto Sales in Mammoth Spring, said Mammoth Spring Police Chief Mike Davis...
Mayor declares Ronald McDonald Week (01/22/04)
THAYER -- On Jan. 27 nearly 60 McDonald's Restaurants and 25 Great Southern Bank locations in the Ozarks including Thayer McDonald's will be placing red paper hearts on their walls and windows. Through Feb. 14 those who visit the store will be asked to purchase a heart for $1 to help the Ronald McDonald House of the Ozarks. ...
GED classes offered (01/22/04)
General Education Development classes are being offered at Alton High School Alternative School on Couch Street. The classes are being held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information call the West Plains Adult Learning Center at 417-256-7788...
Viola resident benefits from BRMC rehab (01/22/04)
Thanks to the Inpatient Rehabilitation at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Viola resident Mary Lou Brison will be returning to her daily life in Viola to stand on her own two feet. Deborah Way, Acute Rehabilitation Unit director, said, "We are inspired by our patients. ...
MoDOT to do road work (01/22/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will perform two different jobs in Oregon County in the next two weeks. MoDOT officials said crews will perform an edge rut repair on the shoulders of Route 19 and Route 160 in the county...
Council rejects Crook's appeal (01/22/04)
The Ash Flat City Council rejected former police chief Rickey Crook's appeal for reinstatement at a meeting Jan. 12. Crook was fired by Mayor Brien Nix Hall Nov. 12. Crook said he was called to City Hall and was told by Hall he was being fired. He said Hall did not give a specific reason why but suggested it might be related to a letter Crook sent Nov. 11 to City Hall, City Attorney Larry Kissee and Villager Journal concerning the legalities of executive sessions...
Berry: veterans benefits at risk (01/22/04)
With the national debt reaching past the $7 trillion mark, veterans' benefits could be at risk, U.S. Rep. Marion Berry told a group of concerned veterans at the Highland VFW Post 4772 Jan. 15. "We're running deficits in this country and accruing debt right now so fast that no one knows exactly what to do about it," Berry said. ...
Three memorial scholarships dedicated to local people (01/22/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- High School seniors from six counties in southern Missouri, including Oregon County, are eligible to apply for the $1,000 scholarships that can be used at any college, for any degree program and can be granted in coordination with the A+ program...
Fleeing man jumps into river (01/22/04)
A Calico Rock man jumped into the White River Jan. 9 as he fled from authorities. Gregory Dean Lynn, 31, escaped from his apartment behind Main Street when officers attempted to arrest him for parole revocation, said Izard County Deputy Mike Hall. Hall said Lynn threatened officers, shouting that he would kill them if they tried to arrest him...
Fun & Friends to crown royalty (01/22/04)
THAYER -- Valentine royalty will be crowned Feb. 13 at the Fun and Friends Senior Citizen Center in Thayer. Queen candidates are: Agnus Johnson, Ina Lou Clark and Jessie Mae Burkhead. King candidates are: Allen Deckard, Gene Boren and Virgil Clark. Cans with the candidates'' names on them are sitting on top of the piano at the center. Fun and Friend director Shelia Smith said votes are 1 cent each...
Hay group moves to town (01/22/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Music will fill the streets of downtown Mammoth Spring every Saturday night at 7 p.m. The George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame has moved into its new location at 271 Main Street (the old Mammoth Spring Floral building). A different band will appear at the theater each Saturday. A donation of $3 will be asked for adults attending the show. Children 10 and under will be admitted free...
GED classes offered (01/22/04)
General Education Development classes are being offered at Alton High School Alternative School on Couch Street. The classes are being held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information call the West Plains Adult Learning Center at 417-256-7788...
Mayor declares Ronald McDonald Week (01/22/04)
THAYER -- On Jan. 27 nearly 60 McDonald's Restaurants and 25 Great Southern Bank locations in the Ozarks including Thayer McDonald's will be placing red paper hearts on their walls and windows. Through Feb. 14 those who visit the store will be asked to purchase a heart for $1 to help the Ronald McDonald House of the Ozarks. ...
Council rejects Crook's appeal (01/22/04)
The Ash Flat City Council rejected former police chief Rickey Crook's appeal for reinstatement at a meeting Jan. 12. Crook was fired by Mayor Brien Nix Hall Nov. 12. Crook said he was called to City Hall and was told by Hall he was being fired. He said Hall did not give a specific reason why but suggested it might be related to a letter Crook sent Nov. 11 to City Hall, City Attorney Larry Kissee and Villager Journal concerning the legalities of executive sessions...
Viola resident benefits from BRMC rehab (01/22/04)
Thanks to the Inpatient Rehabilitation at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Viola resident Mary Lou Brison will be returning to her daily life in Viola to stand on her own two feet. Deborah Way, Acute Rehabilitation Unit director, said, "We are inspired by our patients. ...
Teen escapees arrested (01/22/04)
Three juveniles from Cherokee Village, Batesville and Piggott who had escaped from a detention center in Harrisburg were caught after they stole vehicles Jan. 12 from B and B Auto Sales in Mammoth Spring, said Mammoth Spring Police Chief Mike Davis...
Berry: veterans benefits at risk (01/22/04)
With the national debt reaching past the $7 trillion mark, veterans' benefits could be at risk, U.S. Rep. Marion Berry told a group of concerned veterans at the Highland VFW Post 4772 Jan. 15. "We're running deficits in this country and accruing debt right now so fast that no one knows exactly what to do about it," Berry said. ...
Fun & Friends to crown royalty (01/22/04)
THAYER -- Valentine royalty will be crowned Feb. 13 at the Fun and Friends Senior Citizen Center in Thayer. Queen candidates are: Agnus Johnson, Ina Lou Clark and Jessie Mae Burkhead. King candidates are: Allen Deckard, Gene Boren and Virgil Clark. Cans with the candidates'' names on them are sitting on top of the piano at the center. Fun and Friend director Shelia Smith said votes are 1 cent each...
MoDOT to do road work (01/22/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will perform two different jobs in Oregon County in the next two weeks. MoDOT officials said crews will perform an edge rut repair on the shoulders of Route 19 and Route 160 in the county...
Fleeing man jumps into river (01/22/04)
A Calico Rock man jumped into the White River Jan. 9 as he fled from authorities. Gregory Dean Lynn, 31, escaped from his apartment behind Main Street when officers attempted to arrest him for parole revocation, said Izard County Deputy Mike Hall. Hall said Lynn threatened officers, shouting that he would kill them if they tried to arrest him...
Three memorial scholarships dedicated to local people (01/22/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- High School seniors from six counties in southern Missouri, including Oregon County, are eligible to apply for the $1,000 scholarships that can be used at any college, for any degree program and can be granted in coordination with the A+ program...
Charles Landers receives award for volunteer service (01/22/04)
Charles Landers is a hometown hero in the eyes of the local Modern Woodmen of America camp. Members of the Cave City camp recognized Landers' volunteer service and accomplishments Dec. 15. In thanks for his efforts, the camp presented a certificate of its appreciation to Landers...
Library friends to raffle dessert (01/22/04)
The Friends of the Cave City Library will sell raffle tickets to award the winner a dessert once each month for a year. Second, third and fourth stubs drawn will win gift jars of baked goods ingredients. Tickets are available at the Cave City Library in the municipal building next to the swimming pool, or from any Friends of the Library member. The cost is $1...
Bishop earns scholarship (01/22/04)
Tesa Bishop, a 2003 graduate of Salem High School, is this year's recipient of the Beta Upsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma's scholarship. Bishop, daughter of Dewayne and Vickie Bishop of Salem, is a history major at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge. She plans to pursue a teaching career...
Cosemetologists wanted to help cancer patients (01/22/04)
The American Cancer Society seeks cosmetologists in the area to help cancer patients cope with appearance-related side effects of treatment. The Look Good Feel Better program allows these cosmetologists to teach beauty and hygiene tips to women undergoing cancer treatment. A training session for new volunteer cosmetologists will be Feb. 2 at St. Bernards Auxiliary House in Jonesboro from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register for the training call 870-934-0001 by Jan. 30...
Cosemetologists wanted to help cancer patients (01/22/04)
The American Cancer Society seeks cosmetologists in the area to help cancer patients cope with appearance-related side effects of treatment. The Look Good Feel Better program allows these cosmetologists to teach beauty and hygiene tips to women undergoing cancer treatment. A training session for new volunteer cosmetologists will be Feb. 2 at St. Bernards Auxiliary House in Jonesboro from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register for the training call 870-934-0001 by Jan. 30...
Library friends to raffle dessert (01/22/04)
The Friends of the Cave City Library will sell raffle tickets to award the winner a dessert once each month for a year. Second, third and fourth stubs drawn will win gift jars of baked goods ingredients. Tickets are available at the Cave City Library in the municipal building next to the swimming pool, or from any Friends of the Library member. The cost is $1...
Charles Landers receives award for volunteer service (01/22/04)
Charles Landers is a hometown hero in the eyes of the local Modern Woodmen of America camp. Members of the Cave City camp recognized Landers' volunteer service and accomplishments Dec. 15. In thanks for his efforts, the camp presented a certificate of its appreciation to Landers...
Bishop earns scholarship (01/22/04)
Tesa Bishop, a 2003 graduate of Salem High School, is this year's recipient of the Beta Upsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma's scholarship. Bishop, daughter of Dewayne and Vickie Bishop of Salem, is a history major at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge. She plans to pursue a teaching career...
Lady Cats hammer Liberty (01/22/04)
After leaving Ava with a 63-57 setback to the Lady Bears Jan. 12 in their South Central Association opener, the Thayer Lady Bobcats were looking to bounce back at home and put the first loss of the season behind them. Bounce back they did, as the Lady Bobcats, currently ranked number eight in Class 2, pounded the Liberty Lady Eagles 65-25 Jan. 15...
Viola tops in shootout at Longhorn Corral (01/22/04)
When the calendar turns to January, two things are bound to happen. The days start to get longer, and the high school basketball season starts to get shorter, with every game taking on an added importance. Take for example Viola's home contest with the Rural Special Rebels Jan. 16...
Hot hands from Bears cool off Cougars (01/22/04)
It took a hot hand from Seth Risner to start it, and a steady one from Wesley Whiteside to finish it, but the Mammoth Spring Bears successfully defended their home court against a visit from the ICC Cougars Jan. 13 in 2AA-North play. Risner shot lights-out in the first period, draining five treys, and Whiteside put in six big points late in the fourth as the Bears staved off the Cougars 58-55...
Viola tops in shootout at Longhorn Corral (01/22/04)
When the calendar turns to January, two things are bound to happen. The days start to get longer, and the high school basketball season starts to get shorter, with every game taking on an added importance. Take for example Viola's home contest with the Rural Special Rebels Jan. 16...
Lady Cats hammer Liberty (01/22/04)
After leaving Ava with a 63-57 setback to the Lady Bears Jan. 12 in their South Central Association opener, the Thayer Lady Bobcats were looking to bounce back at home and put the first loss of the season behind them. Bounce back they did, as the Lady Bobcats, currently ranked number eight in Class 2, pounded the Liberty Lady Eagles 65-25 Jan. 15...
Hot hands from Bears cool off Cougars (01/22/04)
It took a hot hand from Seth Risner to start it, and a steady one from Wesley Whiteside to finish it, but the Mammoth Spring Bears successfully defended their home court against a visit from the ICC Cougars Jan. 13 in 2AA-North play. Risner shot lights-out in the first period, draining five treys, and Whiteside put in six big points late in the fourth as the Bears staved off the Cougars 58-55...
Raymond A. Reh (01/22/04)
Raymond A. Reh, 89, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. He was born Nov. 13, 1914, in Hampshire, Ill., the son of John Reh and Margaret Schuster Reh. He was a self-employed electrician in Marengo, Ill...
Arthur Lee Wells (01/22/04)
Arthur Lee Wells, 81, of Williford, Ark., died Jan. 13, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, He was born Dec. 1, 1922 in Ravenden, Ark., the son of the late Samuel Henry and Stella Mae Halstead Wells. He was united in marriage to the former Rexie Sparlin of Pocahontas, Ark., on Feb. 2, 1959, in Ravenden. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army; was a self-employed carpenter; and was of the Baptist faith...
Verna Mae Trolinger (01/22/04)
Verna Mae Trolinger, 62, of Cassville, Mo., died Jan. 12, 2004, at her home in Cassville. Born May 8, 1941, in Graham County, Kan., she was the daughter of Richard Paul and Stella Daisy Burgess Butcher. On Feb. 5, 1958, in Kansas, she married Norman Leroy Doublin and to this union five children were born...
Rev. O'Neal Milligan (01/22/04)
Rev. O'Neal Milligan, 73, of Emmet, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 9, 1930, at Shelbyville, Ark., to Winslow and Ethel Williams Milligan. He was pastor of the Laneburg United Pentecostal Church, former pastor of First Church UPC in Batesville and former pastor of the First Pentecostal Church in Sulphur Rock...
John Henry Pajak (01/22/04)
John Henry Pajak, 70, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born June 26, 1933, in White Creek, N.Y., and died Jan. 8, 2004, at his home in Mammoth Spring, Ark. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, was a life member of VFW Post 2380 in Florida, a life member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in Florida and was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Thayer, Mo...
Della Hope Pollard (01/22/04)
Della Hope Pollard, 76, of Salem, Ark., was born April 19, 1927, in Staton, Ohio. She died Jan. 11, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She is survived by three daughters -- Beverly Herrington, Margaret Pollard and Barbara Hendrix, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father and mother...
Mae Burch (01/22/04)
Mae Burch, 87, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late James Mooney and Emma Montgomery Mooney, was born July 23, 1916, in Heart, Ark. She died Jan. 13, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She married Eccless "X" Burch in 1930 at Heart, Ark., and to this union three children were born. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Church of Christ...
Rennie Helen Burns (01/22/04)
Rennie Helen Burns, 82, of Viola, daughter of Owen Thomas McCandlis and Mary Caroline Burgess, was born April 8, 1921, in Viola. She died Jan. 15, 2004, at Auburn Hills Nursing Center in Mountain Home. She married Condrell Aaron Burns July 4, 1939, at Viola. To this union seven children were born...
Lucy Ellen Campbhell (01/22/04)
Lucy Ellen Campbell, 63, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Jan. 15, 2004, in Little Rock, Ark. Born July 26, 1940, she was the daughter of Harry and Ellen Frankford. She was self-employed with housekeeping services. She enjoyed bowling and was a member of the United Methodist Church...
James W. Marshall (01/22/04)
James W. Marshall, son of Will and Josie Shawcrass Marshall died Jan. 1, 2004, at Bell Trace Health and Living Center in Bloomington, Ind. He was born and raised in the Church of the Brethren in Anderson, Ind., and spent his adult life making music in the service of the Lord. His voice was his instrument and he took every opportunity to use it, whether it be the choir, a quartet or solo...
Arthur Gordon Johnson (01/22/04)
Arthur Gordon Johnson, 55, of Mam-moth Spring, Ark., formerly of Rockford, Ill., was born Sept. 5, 1948, in Rockford, Ill., and died Jan. 10, 2004, at the VA Medical Center in Little Rock. Survivors include his fiance', Robin Foster of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; his mother, Laurella Johnson of Rockford, Ill.; three brothers -- Lawrence and George Johnson of Rockford, Ill.; and Lyle Johnson of Cherry Valley, Ill.; two sisters -- Joyce Ball and Hazel Bradford both of Rockford, Ill.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Bobby Gray Morgan (01/22/04)
Bobby Gray Morgan, 65, of Viola, son of Viola Jackson Morgan and Loise John Morgan was born Aug. 14, 1938, in Dover, Tenn. He died Jan. 15, 2004, at his home in Viola. He married Linda Sue Harper April 27, 1957 at Hernando, Miss. He spent his working years as a husband and a TV technician for Ace Pipe Company in Kansas City, Mo. He was of the Baptist faith...
Frances Clements (01/22/04)
Frances Clements, 96, of Judsonia, Ark., formerly of Salem, Ark., died Dec. 23, 2003. Born Oct. 1, 1907, in Covington, Tenn., she was the daughter of Nathaniel Thomas and Elvira Elizabeth Lindsey Franklin. She was a homemaker and a member of Central Baptist Church...
Eugene Earl Gammill (01/22/04)
Eugene Earl Gammill, age 90, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., formerly of Mattoon, Ill., died Jan. 15, 2004, at Fulton County Hospial in Salem, Ark. Burial will be held at a later date in Dodge Grove Cemeter y in Mattoon, Ill. Arrangements are under the direction of Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel of Horseshoe Bend, Ark...
Laverne Gammill (01/22/04)
Laverne Blanche Gammill, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Jan. 13, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born Jan. 10, 1916, in Mattoon, Ill., she was the daughter of Leonard and Blanche Pearl Lilly. She and her husband moved to this area in 1977. She was a member of Horseshoe Bend Assembly of God Church where she was an organist for several years...
"Terri" Helms (01/22/04)
Teresa Mae "Terri" Ashcraft Helms, 39, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Wynne, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2004, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. She was a graduate of Parkin High School and a member of Paragould Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing with her grandchild and collecting poems...
Dan C. Cash (01/22/04)
Dan C. Cash, 76, of Thayer, Mo., was born Sept. 14, 1927, in Thayer, Mo., and died Jan. 11, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include one daughter, Dana Mills; three grandchildren -- Alice Mills, Alan Mills and Andy Mills; two great-grandchildren -- Brandon and Baylee, all of Thayer; two brothers -- Linden Cash and Darrell Cash of Thayer, Mo.; three sisters -- Martha Flo Bennett of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Kay Sloan and Linda Crase of Thayer, Mo.; one step-son, Dennis Davis of Paragould, Ark., and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Raymond Sam Childers (01/22/04)
Raymond Sam Childers, 82, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 23, 1921, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Jan. 11, 2004, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was a farmer for the majority of his life, and also ran a general store in Koshkonong for 26 years with his wife, Cecile. He was a Christian and was of the Methodist Church...
Raymond A. Reh (01/22/04)
Raymond A. Reh, 89, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. He was born Nov. 13, 1914, in Hampshire, Ill., the son of John Reh and Margaret Schuster Reh. He was a self-employed electrician in Marengo, Ill...
Verna Mae Trolinger (01/22/04)
Verna Mae Trolinger, 62, of Cassville, Mo., died Jan. 12, 2004, at her home in Cassville. Born May 8, 1941, in Graham County, Kan., she was the daughter of Richard Paul and Stella Daisy Burgess Butcher. On Feb. 5, 1958, in Kansas, she married Norman Leroy Doublin and to this union five children were born...
Arthur Lee Wells (01/22/04)
Arthur Lee Wells, 81, of Williford, Ark., died Jan. 13, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, He was born Dec. 1, 1922 in Ravenden, Ark., the son of the late Samuel Henry and Stella Mae Halstead Wells. He was united in marriage to the former Rexie Sparlin of Pocahontas, Ark., on Feb. 2, 1959, in Ravenden. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army; was a self-employed carpenter; and was of the Baptist faith...
Rennie Helen Burns (01/22/04)
Rennie Helen Burns, 82, of Viola, daughter of Owen Thomas McCandlis and Mary Caroline Burgess, was born April 8, 1921, in Viola. She died Jan. 15, 2004, at Auburn Hills Nursing Center in Mountain Home. She married Condrell Aaron Burns July 4, 1939, at Viola. To this union seven children were born...
Mae Burch (01/22/04)
Mae Burch, 87, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late James Mooney and Emma Montgomery Mooney, was born July 23, 1916, in Heart, Ark. She died Jan. 13, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She married Eccless "X" Burch in 1930 at Heart, Ark., and to this union three children were born. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Church of Christ...
Lucy Ellen Campbhell (01/22/04)
Lucy Ellen Campbell, 63, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Jan. 15, 2004, in Little Rock, Ark. Born July 26, 1940, she was the daughter of Harry and Ellen Frankford. She was self-employed with housekeeping services. She enjoyed bowling and was a member of the United Methodist Church...
Della Hope Pollard (01/22/04)
Della Hope Pollard, 76, of Salem, Ark., was born April 19, 1927, in Staton, Ohio. She died Jan. 11, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She is survived by three daughters -- Beverly Herrington, Margaret Pollard and Barbara Hendrix, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father and mother...
James W. Marshall (01/22/04)
James W. Marshall, son of Will and Josie Shawcrass Marshall died Jan. 1, 2004, at Bell Trace Health and Living Center in Bloomington, Ind. He was born and raised in the Church of the Brethren in Anderson, Ind., and spent his adult life making music in the service of the Lord. His voice was his instrument and he took every opportunity to use it, whether it be the choir, a quartet or solo...
"Terri" Helms (01/22/04)
Teresa Mae "Terri" Ashcraft Helms, 39, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Wynne, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2004, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. She was a graduate of Parkin High School and a member of Paragould Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing with her grandchild and collecting poems...
Arthur Gordon Johnson (01/22/04)
Arthur Gordon Johnson, 55, of Mam-moth Spring, Ark., formerly of Rockford, Ill., was born Sept. 5, 1948, in Rockford, Ill., and died Jan. 10, 2004, at the VA Medical Center in Little Rock. Survivors include his fiance', Robin Foster of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; his mother, Laurella Johnson of Rockford, Ill.; three brothers -- Lawrence and George Johnson of Rockford, Ill.; and Lyle Johnson of Cherry Valley, Ill.; two sisters -- Joyce Ball and Hazel Bradford both of Rockford, Ill.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Eugene Earl Gammill (01/22/04)
Eugene Earl Gammill, age 90, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., formerly of Mattoon, Ill., died Jan. 15, 2004, at Fulton County Hospial in Salem, Ark. Burial will be held at a later date in Dodge Grove Cemeter y in Mattoon, Ill. Arrangements are under the direction of Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel of Horseshoe Bend, Ark...
Bobby Gray Morgan (01/22/04)
Bobby Gray Morgan, 65, of Viola, son of Viola Jackson Morgan and Loise John Morgan was born Aug. 14, 1938, in Dover, Tenn. He died Jan. 15, 2004, at his home in Viola. He married Linda Sue Harper April 27, 1957 at Hernando, Miss. He spent his working years as a husband and a TV technician for Ace Pipe Company in Kansas City, Mo. He was of the Baptist faith...
Rev. O'Neal Milligan (01/22/04)
Rev. O'Neal Milligan, 73, of Emmet, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 9, 1930, at Shelbyville, Ark., to Winslow and Ethel Williams Milligan. He was pastor of the Laneburg United Pentecostal Church, former pastor of First Church UPC in Batesville and former pastor of the First Pentecostal Church in Sulphur Rock...
John Henry Pajak (01/22/04)
John Henry Pajak, 70, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born June 26, 1933, in White Creek, N.Y., and died Jan. 8, 2004, at his home in Mammoth Spring, Ark. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, was a life member of VFW Post 2380 in Florida, a life member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in Florida and was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Thayer, Mo...
Dan C. Cash (01/22/04)
Dan C. Cash, 76, of Thayer, Mo., was born Sept. 14, 1927, in Thayer, Mo., and died Jan. 11, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include one daughter, Dana Mills; three grandchildren -- Alice Mills, Alan Mills and Andy Mills; two great-grandchildren -- Brandon and Baylee, all of Thayer; two brothers -- Linden Cash and Darrell Cash of Thayer, Mo.; three sisters -- Martha Flo Bennett of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Kay Sloan and Linda Crase of Thayer, Mo.; one step-son, Dennis Davis of Paragould, Ark., and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Frances Clements (01/22/04)
Frances Clements, 96, of Judsonia, Ark., formerly of Salem, Ark., died Dec. 23, 2003. Born Oct. 1, 1907, in Covington, Tenn., she was the daughter of Nathaniel Thomas and Elvira Elizabeth Lindsey Franklin. She was a homemaker and a member of Central Baptist Church...
Raymond Sam Childers (01/22/04)
Raymond Sam Childers, 82, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 23, 1921, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Jan. 11, 2004, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was a farmer for the majority of his life, and also ran a general store in Koshkonong for 26 years with his wife, Cecile. He was a Christian and was of the Methodist Church...
Laverne Gammill (01/22/04)
Laverne Blanche Gammill, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Jan. 13, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born Jan. 10, 1916, in Mattoon, Ill., she was the daughter of Leonard and Blanche Pearl Lilly. She and her husband moved to this area in 1977. She was a member of Horseshoe Bend Assembly of God Church where she was an organist for several years...
Savage, Morse to unite in marriage (01/22/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Savage of Mammoth Spring have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney LaNae Savage, to Nathan James Morse, son of the Rev. and Mrs. David Morse of Powhatan. The wedding will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 7 at Christian Tabernacle on Highway 175 in Hardy. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall...
Savage, Morse to unite in marriage (01/22/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Savage of Mammoth Spring have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney LaNae Savage, to Nathan James Morse, son of the Rev. and Mrs. David Morse of Powhatan. The wedding will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 7 at Christian Tabernacle on Highway 175 in Hardy. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall...
Our View (01/22/04)
It's a strange predicament our soldiers face in Iraq. A handful of Iraqis, mainly members of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party, vow to continue the fight to liberate Iraq from the very Americans who are there to liberate THEM. Picture a wildlife ranger who frees a lion from the poacher's traps, only to have the lion attack him...
Boldly Going Nowhere (01/22/04)
In October of 1967, Roger Patterson and Robert Gimlin were riding horses through the wilderness along Bluff Creek in the Six Rivers National Forest in northern California. Patterson's horse suddenly reared in alarm as they encountered a creature on a gravel sandbar...
Boldly Going Nowhere (01/22/04)
In October of 1967, Roger Patterson and Robert Gimlin were riding horses through the wilderness along Bluff Creek in the Six Rivers National Forest in northern California. Patterson's horse suddenly reared in alarm as they encountered a creature on a gravel sandbar...
Our View (01/22/04)
It's a strange predicament our soldiers face in Iraq. A handful of Iraqis, mainly members of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party, vow to continue the fight to liberate Iraq from the very Americans who are there to liberate THEM. Picture a wildlife ranger who frees a lion from the poacher's traps, only to have the lion attack him...