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Stories from Thursday, February 12, 2004

Mammoth Spring Bank opens for business (02/12/04)
The Mammoth Spring Bank, a branch of the Bank of Salem, has opened in Mammoth Spring. The bank opened its doors Jan 26. It is managed by life-long Mammoth Spring resident Jim Mills. Mills is the son of Noel and Willa Faye Mills and is a 1981 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School...
Lions Club holds Sweetheart dinner (02/12/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Mammoth Spring-Thayer Lions Club will hold a Sweetheart Spaghetti Dinner Feb. 13 as a fund-raiser. The special dinner will be held at the M&J Banquet Room located at 6th and Beech streets in Thayer from 5 to 8 p.m. The menu will feature spaghetti, salad, bread and dessert. The cost of the meal will be $8 for singles and $12 for couples...
Sharp to pave final patch of LIberty Hill Road (02/12/04)
Residents living along the graveled section of Liberty Hill Road may enjoy a smoother ride in the near future. Liberty Hill Road is paved from Highway 62/412 in Highland to Game Reserve Road. It is also paved from Rolling Hills Road to the intersection of Highway 354. A 9/10-mile section of road between Game Reserve and Rolling Hills roads remains gravel...
National Honor Society to hold annual pageant at CHS (02/12/04)
COUCH -- The Couch chapter of the National Honor Society will hold its annual beauty pageant at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 in the new Couch Indian Gym. According to a Couch High School National Honor Society advisor, there will be six different categories with an entry fee of $6 for each contestant...
Natural Adventures comes to Alton (02/12/04)
ALTON -- Twelve Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) areas full of recreational opportunities for the whole family within a two-hour drive of Springfield can be explored in a new MDC video now available at the Alton Public Library. According to Alton librarian Janice Richardson, "Natural Adventures Close to Home" is the third video in a series highlighting opportunities on conservation lands near urban cities in Missouri. ...
Chamber seeks donations for annual auction (02/12/04)
Salem Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual auction Feb. 21 at the Fulton County Fair Exhibit Building. Auction time is 10 a.m. This year's auction will have a live auction format instead of the radio auction that the chamber has had for several years. Perryman and Perryman Auction Company will conduct the auction...
Manila man injured on Fulton road (02/12/04)
A Manila man was injured in a one-vehicle accident on Fairview Road in Fulton County Feb. 3. According to a report from the Arkansas State Police, Leon L. King Jr., 45 was traveling northbound in a 1998 Ford truck when he exited the east side of the road, got back on the road, crossed both lanes and exited the west side of the road. The truck overturned and struck a fence and a tree...
Dispatcher trainee charged in theft (02/12/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- An Alton man was arrested last week on an Oregon County warrant charging him with stealing from the sheriff's office; an Alton warrant also charging him with stealing. Jason M. Losey, 20, was arrested Feb. 2. The arrests stem from an incident in which $159 was stolen from a purse in a home in Alton Jan. 31 and another $125 was stolen Feb. 2 from the sheriff's department. Losey was being trained as a dispatcher in the sheriff's office...
AESD consolidates Salem services with Batesville (02/12/04)
The Arkansas Employment Security Department will no longer provide services at the Salem Workforce Center at 146 Pickren St. in Salem beginning Feb. 24. AESD notified local and state officials in October 2003 that its services, which are provided a half day a week, would be discontinued...
Doctors allow Sharp judge to rerun to work (02/12/04)
After more than two months of bedrest following a heart transplant, Sharp County Judge Harold Crawford is back at work. "I'm just coming right along real well," Crawford said. "I'm feeling real good." Crawford returned to work Feb. 2 working half days until his doctor, Dr. Steven Hutchins, allows him to return full-time...
Fulton searches for Sharp man on drug charges (02/12/04)
A Sharp County man faces charges in Sharp and Fulton counties after two searches of his residences uncover drugs and related paraphernalia. Dewan Duncan, 42, and three other people were arrested Feb. 7 after police recovered large quantities of marijuana and processed methamphetamine from a rented cabin at Spring River Beach Club...
THIRD PLACE (02/12/04)
THIRD PLACE: Mammoth Spring Elementary School first grade students named third-place winners in a Valentine box decorating contest in their class are, from left: Tori Ugbah, pretty Valentine box; Collin Mitchell, spiro dinosaur.The students are in Bessie Shelton's class...
SECOND PLACE (02/12/04)
SECOND PLACE: Mammoth Spring Elementary School first graders who placed second in a Valentine box decoration contest in Bessie Shelton's class are, from left: Lindsey Ragsdale, house; Ryan Loftis, lion.
FIRST PLACE (02/12/04)
FIRST PLACE: First grade students in Bessie Shelton's class at Mammoth Spring Elementary School who won first place in a recent Valentine box decorating contest are, from left: Collin Powell, dog; Burgin Shelby, hot air balloon; Jacob Stewart, robot dog; Logan Russell, stagecoach...
Kerry, Bush win in OC Missouri primary election (02/12/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- John Kerry led the Democrats in the Feb. 3 Missouri Presidential Preference Primary in Oregon County. Kerry received 353 votes in the county. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said 14 percent of the registered voters in the county turned out for the primary, resulting in 1,014 votes being cast...
Watershed group to meet (02/12/04)
SHANNON COUNTY -- The topic for the March Scenic Rivers Watershed Partnership Group will be Point Source Solution: Trail Rides and Septic Tanks. The meeting will be at 1 p.m. for March 3 at the Shannon County Courthouse in Eminence. The topic was originally set for last June's meeting but it was put on hold until the Shannon County meeting concerning the banks of the Jacks Fork River...
Mammoth Spring Bank opens for business (02/12/04)
The Mammoth Spring Bank, a branch of the Bank of Salem, has opened in Mammoth Spring. The bank opened its doors Jan 26. It is managed by life-long Mammoth Spring resident Jim Mills. Mills is the son of Noel and Willa Faye Mills and is a 1981 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School...
Watershed group to meet (02/12/04)
SHANNON COUNTY -- The topic for the March Scenic Rivers Watershed Partnership Group will be Point Source Solution: Trail Rides and Septic Tanks. The meeting will be at 1 p.m. for March 3 at the Shannon County Courthouse in Eminence. The topic was originally set for last June's meeting but it was put on hold until the Shannon County meeting concerning the banks of the Jacks Fork River...
Sharp to pave final patch of LIberty Hill Road (02/12/04)
Residents living along the graveled section of Liberty Hill Road may enjoy a smoother ride in the near future. Liberty Hill Road is paved from Highway 62/412 in Highland to Game Reserve Road. It is also paved from Rolling Hills Road to the intersection of Highway 354. A 9/10-mile section of road between Game Reserve and Rolling Hills roads remains gravel...
Doctors allow Sharp judge to rerun to work (02/12/04)
After more than two months of bedrest following a heart transplant, Sharp County Judge Harold Crawford is back at work. "I'm just coming right along real well," Crawford said. "I'm feeling real good." Crawford returned to work Feb. 2 working half days until his doctor, Dr. Steven Hutchins, allows him to return full-time...
Lions Club holds Sweetheart dinner (02/12/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Mammoth Spring-Thayer Lions Club will hold a Sweetheart Spaghetti Dinner Feb. 13 as a fund-raiser. The special dinner will be held at the M&J Banquet Room located at 6th and Beech streets in Thayer from 5 to 8 p.m. The menu will feature spaghetti, salad, bread and dessert. The cost of the meal will be $8 for singles and $12 for couples...
National Honor Society to hold annual pageant at CHS (02/12/04)
COUCH -- The Couch chapter of the National Honor Society will hold its annual beauty pageant at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 in the new Couch Indian Gym. According to a Couch High School National Honor Society advisor, there will be six different categories with an entry fee of $6 for each contestant...
Natural Adventures comes to Alton (02/12/04)
ALTON -- Twelve Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) areas full of recreational opportunities for the whole family within a two-hour drive of Springfield can be explored in a new MDC video now available at the Alton Public Library. According to Alton librarian Janice Richardson, "Natural Adventures Close to Home" is the third video in a series highlighting opportunities on conservation lands near urban cities in Missouri. ...
FIRST PLACE (02/12/04)
FIRST PLACE: First grade students in Bessie Shelton's class at Mammoth Spring Elementary School who won first place in a recent Valentine box decorating contest are, from left: Collin Powell, dog; Burgin Shelby, hot air balloon; Jacob Stewart, robot dog; Logan Russell, stagecoach...
SECOND PLACE (02/12/04)
SECOND PLACE: Mammoth Spring Elementary School first graders who placed second in a Valentine box decoration contest in Bessie Shelton's class are, from left: Lindsey Ragsdale, house; Ryan Loftis, lion.
THIRD PLACE (02/12/04)
THIRD PLACE: Mammoth Spring Elementary School first grade students named third-place winners in a Valentine box decorating contest in their class are, from left: Tori Ugbah, pretty Valentine box; Collin Mitchell, spiro dinosaur.The students are in Bessie Shelton's class...
Fulton searches for Sharp man on drug charges (02/12/04)
A Sharp County man faces charges in Sharp and Fulton counties after two searches of his residences uncover drugs and related paraphernalia. Dewan Duncan, 42, and three other people were arrested Feb. 7 after police recovered large quantities of marijuana and processed methamphetamine from a rented cabin at Spring River Beach Club...
Chamber seeks donations for annual auction (02/12/04)
Salem Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual auction Feb. 21 at the Fulton County Fair Exhibit Building. Auction time is 10 a.m. This year's auction will have a live auction format instead of the radio auction that the chamber has had for several years. Perryman and Perryman Auction Company will conduct the auction...
Manila man injured on Fulton road (02/12/04)
A Manila man was injured in a one-vehicle accident on Fairview Road in Fulton County Feb. 3. According to a report from the Arkansas State Police, Leon L. King Jr., 45 was traveling northbound in a 1998 Ford truck when he exited the east side of the road, got back on the road, crossed both lanes and exited the west side of the road. The truck overturned and struck a fence and a tree...
Dispatcher trainee charged in theft (02/12/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- An Alton man was arrested last week on an Oregon County warrant charging him with stealing from the sheriff's office; an Alton warrant also charging him with stealing. Jason M. Losey, 20, was arrested Feb. 2. The arrests stem from an incident in which $159 was stolen from a purse in a home in Alton Jan. 31 and another $125 was stolen Feb. 2 from the sheriff's department. Losey was being trained as a dispatcher in the sheriff's office...
Kerry, Bush win in OC Missouri primary election (02/12/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- John Kerry led the Democrats in the Feb. 3 Missouri Presidential Preference Primary in Oregon County. Kerry received 353 votes in the county. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said 14 percent of the registered voters in the county turned out for the primary, resulting in 1,014 votes being cast...
AESD consolidates Salem services with Batesville (02/12/04)
The Arkansas Employment Security Department will no longer provide services at the Salem Workforce Center at 146 Pickren St. in Salem beginning Feb. 24. AESD notified local and state officials in October 2003 that its services, which are provided a half day a week, would be discontinued...
Burton earns CDA credentials (02/12/04)
Michelle Burton of Wee Care Day Care and Learning Center, operated by Network of Community Options Inc., has been awarded a Child Development Association (CDA) credential in recognition of her outstanding work with young children. The credentials were awarded by the Council for Professional Recognition in Washington, D.C., which represents the early childhood profession...
Blood drive slated (02/12/04)
Koshkonong FFA's annual Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at Koshkonong High School Ag building on Feb. 20 from 1 to 7 p.m., sponsored by the Koshkonong FFA. Donors must be at least 17 years of age.
Bobos to mark 50 years (02/12/04)
Clesto and Kathryn Bobo are celebrating 50 years of marriage. Family and friends are invited to the Ash Flat Community Center Feb. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. to help them celebrate.
Harding to offer grad school prep (02/12/04)
While many college students only look as far ahead as the weekend, a new grant program at Harding University is encouraging them to look 10 years into the future and envision themselves with a Ph.D. In October, the University received word that it had been approved to offer the Ronald E. ...
Burton earns CDA credentials (02/12/04)
Michelle Burton of Wee Care Day Care and Learning Center, operated by Network of Community Options Inc., has been awarded a Child Development Association (CDA) credential in recognition of her outstanding work with young children. The credentials were awarded by the Council for Professional Recognition in Washington, D.C., which represents the early childhood profession...
Harding to offer grad school prep (02/12/04)
While many college students only look as far ahead as the weekend, a new grant program at Harding University is encouraging them to look 10 years into the future and envision themselves with a Ph.D. In October, the University received word that it had been approved to offer the Ronald E. ...
Blood drive slated (02/12/04)
Koshkonong FFA's annual Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at Koshkonong High School Ag building on Feb. 20 from 1 to 7 p.m., sponsored by the Koshkonong FFA. Donors must be at least 17 years of age.
Bobos to mark 50 years (02/12/04)
Clesto and Kathryn Bobo are celebrating 50 years of marriage. Family and friends are invited to the Ash Flat Community Center Feb. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. to help them celebrate.
Longhorns blast Tigers (02/12/04)
The Viola Longhorns blasted the Timbo Tigers 66-22 Jan. 27 at Timbo as both squads wrapped up 2A-North Conference play. The victory improves the Longhorns to 17-11 on the season, 5-3 in league play, good for a second-place tie with Norfork. The Panthers hold the tie-breaker advantage over Viola by having swept the season series with the Longhorns, moving Viola to the number-three slot in the district tournament...
Lady Hounds best Mount Pleasant (02/12/04)
Make it five in a row. The Salem Lady Greyhounds remained unbeaten in their last fives games with a 44-28 non-conference win over the Mount Pleasant Lady Bluebirds Feb. 3. The Lady Hounds (14-7) fell behind 7-4 at the end of a low-scoring first period, bouncing back to move on top 18-15 at the half...
Snow goose season now open in Arkansas (02/12/04)
Waterfowl hunting is traditionally a winter sport, but goose hunters in Arkansas will have an extra three months to hunt "light geese" (snow geese, blue geese and Ross's geese). A special snow goose conservation season opened on Feb. 2 and extends through April 30...
Comets clip defending champs (02/12/04)
With all the electricity and excitement surrounding the Alton Comets' Feb. 2 matchup with the East Carter Redbirds, it was hard to tell if the game was actually played in Alton, or if was played at the Hearnes Center in Columbia. After all, East Carter (15-3), currently ranked number three in Class 2 hoops, is the defending state champion with all starters from last season intact, while the Comets (16-1) are riding a lengthy winning streak and are looking to make their move up the Class 2 ranks themselves.. ...
Underwood nominated for McDonald's All American team (02/12/04)
Megan Underwood of Thayer High School has been recognized as one of the finest basketball players in the country through her nomination to the third annual McDonald's All American High School Girls Basketball Team. Underwood is one of 1,000 female prep basketball standouts in the nation nominated by the McDonald's All American Basketball Team Selection Committee, a group of nationally prominent basketball experts. ...
Longhorns blast Tigers (02/12/04)
The Viola Longhorns blasted the Timbo Tigers 66-22 Jan. 27 at Timbo as both squads wrapped up 2A-North Conference play. The victory improves the Longhorns to 17-11 on the season, 5-3 in league play, good for a second-place tie with Norfork. The Panthers hold the tie-breaker advantage over Viola by having swept the season series with the Longhorns, moving Viola to the number-three slot in the district tournament...
Lady Hounds best Mount Pleasant (02/12/04)
Make it five in a row. The Salem Lady Greyhounds remained unbeaten in their last fives games with a 44-28 non-conference win over the Mount Pleasant Lady Bluebirds Feb. 3. The Lady Hounds (14-7) fell behind 7-4 at the end of a low-scoring first period, bouncing back to move on top 18-15 at the half...
Snow goose season now open in Arkansas (02/12/04)
Waterfowl hunting is traditionally a winter sport, but goose hunters in Arkansas will have an extra three months to hunt "light geese" (snow geese, blue geese and Ross's geese). A special snow goose conservation season opened on Feb. 2 and extends through April 30...
Underwood nominated for McDonald's All American team (02/12/04)
Megan Underwood of Thayer High School has been recognized as one of the finest basketball players in the country through her nomination to the third annual McDonald's All American High School Girls Basketball Team. Underwood is one of 1,000 female prep basketball standouts in the nation nominated by the McDonald's All American Basketball Team Selection Committee, a group of nationally prominent basketball experts. ...
Comets clip defending champs (02/12/04)
With all the electricity and excitement surrounding the Alton Comets' Feb. 2 matchup with the East Carter Redbirds, it was hard to tell if the game was actually played in Alton, or if was played at the Hearnes Center in Columbia. After all, East Carter (15-3), currently ranked number three in Class 2 hoops, is the defending state champion with all starters from last season intact, while the Comets (16-1) are riding a lengthy winning streak and are looking to make their move up the Class 2 ranks themselves.. ...
LonEll Holt (02/12/04)
~Died 2-8-2004 LonEll Holt, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, at Fulton County Hopsital in Salem. Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City, Ark.
Cleates Kruse (02/12/04)
Cleates Marie Dewitt Kruse, 73, of Peculiar, Mo., daughter of the late Henry Alford and Oma Lee Sanders DeWitt, was born Nov 24, 1930, in Rodney, Ark. She died Feb. 4, 2004, at Select Specialty Hospital in Overland Park, Kan. She married Ewin LaFevers in in Feb. 1948 at Melbourne. To this union four children were born. She married Richard Kruse on June 4, 1964, in Overland Park, Kan...
Martha Carpenter (02/12/04)
Martha Louise Carpenter, 86, of Batesville, died Feb. 7, 2004, at Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 21, 1918, at Leslie, Ak., she was the daughter of Gene and Edna E. Coffman Pyle. She was a retired restaurant owner and a member of Central Avenue United Methodist Church in Batesville...
Clarence Wilson (02/12/04)
Clarence Franklin Wilson, 84, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Lawrence R. Wilson and Georgia Root Wilson was born Aug. 5, 1919, in Arenzville, Ill. He died Feb. 2, 2004, at his home in Salem, Ark. He was employed by A.O. Smith in Kankakee, Ill., for 34 years. He served his counry in the United States Air Force during World War II...
Verna Edith Crews (02/12/04)
Verna Edith Crews, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 14, 1909, in Alton and died Jan. 29, 2004, at Brooke Haven Health-care Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include a son, Russell Crews of St. Louis, Mo.; six grandchildren -- Tim Jensen, Robin Harrison, Sharon Atnip, Samuel Lawson, Andrew Crews, and Joseph Crews; three sisters -- Louise Miller, Lorene Parton and Dorothy Boze all of Alton; many nieces and nephews...
Bertha Joann Boler (02/12/04)
Bertha Joann Boler, daughter of the late Curtis Smith and Narene Powell Smith was born July 24, 1947, in Batesville, and died Feb. 4, 2004, iin Mountain Home, at the age of 56 years. She was married Oct. 2, 1964 in Salem, Ark., to Gary Colin Boler. She was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother and was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses March 17, 1984...
Frances Williams (02/12/04)
Frances Freeman Williams, 81, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Feb. 6, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. She was born June 28, 1922, in Anderson, S.C., the daughter of Ulla Mae Gomillian and Will Gomillian. She employed in manufacturing textiles and was a homemaker...
Marjorie O. Thomas (02/12/04)
Marjorie O. Thomas, 83, daughter of the late Lloyd and Georgia Sauvain O'Neal was born Dec. 14, 1920, in Neosho, Mo., and died Feb. 5, 2004 in West Plains. She was married Sept. 2, 1943, in Jonesboro, Ark., to W.D. "Bill" Thomas, who preceded her in death May 20, 1978...
Jonny Keith Smith (02/12/04)
Jonny Keith Smith, son of Imogene Langley Peace and Ray Peace, was born Aug. 8, 1954, in Thayer, Mo., and died Feb. 5, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 49 years. He was a graduate of Thayer High School and later served on the Board of Education for the Thayer School District for several years. ...
Randy Tomlinson (02/12/04)
Randy Wilson Tomlinson, 53, of Horseshoe Bend, was born Feb. 4, 1951, in Melbourne, Ark., the son of Norma Jean Tomlinson and the lae Ernest Don Tomlinson. He died Feb. 4, 2004, at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark. He was married March 25, 2001, to Jody Hasselbring...
O.B. London (02/12/04)
O.B. London, 79, of Sidney, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, at the V.A. Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark.Born April 15, 1924, at Wills Point, Texas, he was the son of Clark M. and Cora "Mollie" Johnson London. He owned and operated London Body Shop in Melbourne for many years, served in the U.S. Marines during World War II, was a member of the Widow's Son Masonic Lodge 610 in Sidney, Sidney Volunteer Fire Department, and Melbourne First Baptist Church. He attended Sidney Baptist Church...
Don Estes Lawrence (02/12/04)
Don Estes Lawrence, 68, son of Eugene Alvis Lawrence and Verna Lee Finley Lawrence, was born aug. 16, 1935, in Battles, Ark. He died Feb. 9, 2004, at his home in Melbourne, Ark. During Don's working years, in addition to heavy equipment operation from 1976 to 1989, he owned and operated the American burger center. ...
Tim Hee (02/12/04)
Tim F. Hee, 79, son of the late Joe Sing Hee and Kyau Lee Hee, was born June 22, 1924, in Lahaina Maui, Hawaii. He died Feb. 2, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Center in Salem, Ark. He was married to Rosemary White in 1985 at Salem. He retired from the United States Army where he served his country during World War II and the Korean War. He was a kind, gentle man and will be missed by all who knew him...
David O. Carroll (02/12/04)
David O. Carroll, 77, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 1, 2004. He was born Sept. 29, 1926 in Norfolk, Va., the son of Eva Orr Carroll and William Joseph Carroll. He was a salesman and served in the Merchant Marines and the Army during World War II...
Scottie Lynn Sherrell (02/12/04)
Scottie Lynn Sherrell, 41, son of James Harlen Sherrell of Longlane, Mo., and Mary Gaye Jeffery Gillihan of Mountain Home, Ark., was born Aug. 12, 1962, in Independence, Mo. He died Jan. 30, 2004, in Columbia, Mo. He married Kimberly Ann Corless June 14, 1985, in Independence, and to this union four children were born. During his working years, he worked and managed an auto detailing shop and car wash. He was a loving husband and father and was of the Protestant faith...
Curt "Smokey" Booth (02/12/04)
Curt "Smokey" Booth, was born at Moko, Ark., Feb. 28, 1929, to Hassell Peter and Frankie Thelma Secrease Booth. He died Jan. 30, 2004. He married Bessie Sue Bristow on July 27, 1952, at Moko, Ark., and to this union three children -- Connie, Vickie, and Stanley, were born...
Maudie Ann Long (02/12/04)
Maudie Ann Long, daughter of the late Jacob Smith and Molly Tucker Smith, was born Sept. 7, 1908, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Jan. 27, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 95 years. She married Arthur Raymond Long Sept. 9, 1934, in Agnos, Ark...
Jodean Miller (02/12/04)
Jodean Miller, 76, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Feb. 2, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Born Sep. 30, 1927, in Sidney, Neb., she was the daughter of Marvin and Margarite Williams Armstrong. She worked as an office manager for the IRS...
Randy Tomlinson (02/12/04)
Randy Wilson Tomlinson, 53, of Horseshoe Bend, was born Feb. 4, 1951, in Melbourne, Ark., the son of Norma Jean Tomlinson and the lae Ernest Don Tomlinson. He died Feb. 4, 2004, at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark. He was married March 25, 2001, to Jody Hasselbring...
Verna Edith Crews (02/12/04)
Verna Edith Crews, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 14, 1909, in Alton and died Jan. 29, 2004, at Brooke Haven Health-care Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include a son, Russell Crews of St. Louis, Mo.; six grandchildren -- Tim Jensen, Robin Harrison, Sharon Atnip, Samuel Lawson, Andrew Crews, and Joseph Crews; three sisters -- Louise Miller, Lorene Parton and Dorothy Boze all of Alton; many nieces and nephews...
Clarence Wilson (02/12/04)
Clarence Franklin Wilson, 84, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Lawrence R. Wilson and Georgia Root Wilson was born Aug. 5, 1919, in Arenzville, Ill. He died Feb. 2, 2004, at his home in Salem, Ark. He was employed by A.O. Smith in Kankakee, Ill., for 34 years. He served his counry in the United States Air Force during World War II...
Tim Hee (02/12/04)
Tim F. Hee, 79, son of the late Joe Sing Hee and Kyau Lee Hee, was born June 22, 1924, in Lahaina Maui, Hawaii. He died Feb. 2, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Center in Salem, Ark. He was married to Rosemary White in 1985 at Salem. He retired from the United States Army where he served his country during World War II and the Korean War. He was a kind, gentle man and will be missed by all who knew him...
Bertha Joann Boler (02/12/04)
Bertha Joann Boler, daughter of the late Curtis Smith and Narene Powell Smith was born July 24, 1947, in Batesville, and died Feb. 4, 2004, iin Mountain Home, at the age of 56 years. She was married Oct. 2, 1964 in Salem, Ark., to Gary Colin Boler. She was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother and was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses March 17, 1984...
Cleates Kruse (02/12/04)
Cleates Marie Dewitt Kruse, 73, of Peculiar, Mo., daughter of the late Henry Alford and Oma Lee Sanders DeWitt, was born Nov 24, 1930, in Rodney, Ark. She died Feb. 4, 2004, at Select Specialty Hospital in Overland Park, Kan. She married Ewin LaFevers in in Feb. 1948 at Melbourne. To this union four children were born. She married Richard Kruse on June 4, 1964, in Overland Park, Kan...
LonEll Holt (02/12/04)
~Died 2-8-2004 LonEll Holt, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, at Fulton County Hopsital in Salem. Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City, Ark.
Frances Williams (02/12/04)
Frances Freeman Williams, 81, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Feb. 6, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. She was born June 28, 1922, in Anderson, S.C., the daughter of Ulla Mae Gomillian and Will Gomillian. She employed in manufacturing textiles and was a homemaker...
O.B. London (02/12/04)
O.B. London, 79, of Sidney, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, at the V.A. Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark.Born April 15, 1924, at Wills Point, Texas, he was the son of Clark M. and Cora "Mollie" Johnson London. He owned and operated London Body Shop in Melbourne for many years, served in the U.S. Marines during World War II, was a member of the Widow's Son Masonic Lodge 610 in Sidney, Sidney Volunteer Fire Department, and Melbourne First Baptist Church. He attended Sidney Baptist Church...
Martha Carpenter (02/12/04)
Martha Louise Carpenter, 86, of Batesville, died Feb. 7, 2004, at Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 21, 1918, at Leslie, Ak., she was the daughter of Gene and Edna E. Coffman Pyle. She was a retired restaurant owner and a member of Central Avenue United Methodist Church in Batesville...
Marjorie O. Thomas (02/12/04)
Marjorie O. Thomas, 83, daughter of the late Lloyd and Georgia Sauvain O'Neal was born Dec. 14, 1920, in Neosho, Mo., and died Feb. 5, 2004 in West Plains. She was married Sept. 2, 1943, in Jonesboro, Ark., to W.D. "Bill" Thomas, who preceded her in death May 20, 1978...
Don Estes Lawrence (02/12/04)
Don Estes Lawrence, 68, son of Eugene Alvis Lawrence and Verna Lee Finley Lawrence, was born aug. 16, 1935, in Battles, Ark. He died Feb. 9, 2004, at his home in Melbourne, Ark. During Don's working years, in addition to heavy equipment operation from 1976 to 1989, he owned and operated the American burger center. ...
Jonny Keith Smith (02/12/04)
Jonny Keith Smith, son of Imogene Langley Peace and Ray Peace, was born Aug. 8, 1954, in Thayer, Mo., and died Feb. 5, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 49 years. He was a graduate of Thayer High School and later served on the Board of Education for the Thayer School District for several years. ...
Jodean Miller (02/12/04)
Jodean Miller, 76, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Feb. 2, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Born Sep. 30, 1927, in Sidney, Neb., she was the daughter of Marvin and Margarite Williams Armstrong. She worked as an office manager for the IRS...
Maudie Ann Long (02/12/04)
Maudie Ann Long, daughter of the late Jacob Smith and Molly Tucker Smith, was born Sept. 7, 1908, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Jan. 27, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 95 years. She married Arthur Raymond Long Sept. 9, 1934, in Agnos, Ark...
Scottie Lynn Sherrell (02/12/04)
Scottie Lynn Sherrell, 41, son of James Harlen Sherrell of Longlane, Mo., and Mary Gaye Jeffery Gillihan of Mountain Home, Ark., was born Aug. 12, 1962, in Independence, Mo. He died Jan. 30, 2004, in Columbia, Mo. He married Kimberly Ann Corless June 14, 1985, in Independence, and to this union four children were born. During his working years, he worked and managed an auto detailing shop and car wash. He was a loving husband and father and was of the Protestant faith...
Curt "Smokey" Booth (02/12/04)
Curt "Smokey" Booth, was born at Moko, Ark., Feb. 28, 1929, to Hassell Peter and Frankie Thelma Secrease Booth. He died Jan. 30, 2004. He married Bessie Sue Bristow on July 27, 1952, at Moko, Ark., and to this union three children -- Connie, Vickie, and Stanley, were born...
David O. Carroll (02/12/04)
David O. Carroll, 77, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 1, 2004. He was born Sept. 29, 1926 in Norfolk, Va., the son of Eva Orr Carroll and William Joseph Carroll. He was a salesman and served in the Merchant Marines and the Army during World War II...
Madelynn Day Eidson (02/12/04)
Darin and Alisha Weiss Edison of Booneville, Mo., have announced the birth of their daughter, Madelynn Day Eidson, Dec. 8, 2003, in Columbia, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Marlon and Jackie Mowdy of Pocahontas, James Weiss of Springfield, and Martha Webster of Raytown, Mo...
Abigayle Louise Campbell (02/12/04)
Ben and Tammy Campbell of West Plains have announced the birth of their daughter, Abigayle Louise Campbell, at 1:35 p.m. Jan. 15, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her siblings -- Tiffany, Alexis and Alexandria Campbell...
Calvin Lee Smith (02/12/04)
Jacob and Kathy Smith of Salem have announced the birth of their son, Calvin Lee Smith, Dec. 19, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces. Grandparents are Ray and Linda Casey, Greg and Brenda Jackson, and Zane Smith...
Oroszes to celebrate 60 years (02/12/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Zolie Orosz of Highland will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 21 with a mass at 1 p.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church of Cherokee Village. A reception will be held from 2:30 until 5 p.m. in the St. Michael's downstairs parish hall. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Madison Taylor Nicole Matty (02/12/04)
Mike and Brandy Matty have announced the birth of their daughter, Madison Taylor Nicole Matty, Jan. 7, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was welcomed home by her brothers -- Spencer, Justice and Brayden.
Tessa Marie Smith (02/12/04)
Randy and Amy Smith of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Tessa Marie Smith, Jan. 1, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces. She was welcomed home also by her 6-year-old brother, Tyler Smith...
Madison Taylor Nicole Matty (02/12/04)
Mike and Brandy Matty have announced the birth of their daughter, Madison Taylor Nicole Matty, Jan. 7, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was welcomed home by her brothers -- Spencer, Justice and Brayden.
Oroszes to celebrate 60 years (02/12/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Zolie Orosz of Highland will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 21 with a mass at 1 p.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church of Cherokee Village. A reception will be held from 2:30 until 5 p.m. in the St. Michael's downstairs parish hall. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Calvin Lee Smith (02/12/04)
Jacob and Kathy Smith of Salem have announced the birth of their son, Calvin Lee Smith, Dec. 19, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces. Grandparents are Ray and Linda Casey, Greg and Brenda Jackson, and Zane Smith...
Abigayle Louise Campbell (02/12/04)
Ben and Tammy Campbell of West Plains have announced the birth of their daughter, Abigayle Louise Campbell, at 1:35 p.m. Jan. 15, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her siblings -- Tiffany, Alexis and Alexandria Campbell...
Madelynn Day Eidson (02/12/04)
Darin and Alisha Weiss Edison of Booneville, Mo., have announced the birth of their daughter, Madelynn Day Eidson, Dec. 8, 2003, in Columbia, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Marlon and Jackie Mowdy of Pocahontas, James Weiss of Springfield, and Martha Webster of Raytown, Mo...
Tessa Marie Smith (02/12/04)
Randy and Amy Smith of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Tessa Marie Smith, Jan. 1, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces. She was welcomed home also by her 6-year-old brother, Tyler Smith...
Mr. Smith, where are you? (02/12/04)
Mr. Smith is a myth. Despite what candidates for political office might tell you. Every candidate tries to portray himself as the fictional Sen. Jefferson Smith played by Jimmy Stewart in the 1939 film classic Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. Mr. Smith was an honest, decent but idealistic man appointed to complete the term of a senator who falls ill. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (02/12/04)
England, Scotland, Sweden, Denmark, Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Jerusalem, Damascus, London, Paris, Berlin, Warsaw, Dallas, Houston, Hollywood, Delaware, Kentucky, Kansas, Washington and Northern Ohio all have one thing on common -- they're all towns in Arkansas. So are Salem (Fulton County), Salem (Lee County), Salem (Pike County), Salem (Saline County) and Salem (Ouachita County). When it comes to naming towns, Arkansas does a lot of heavy borrowing (stealing)...