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Stories from Thursday, March 18, 2004

Meth lab busted in Mammoth, officer injured in Salem raid (03/18/04)
A Mammoth Spring man faces multiple drug charges after he was arrested March 11 at his house south of Mammoth Springs. A methamphetamine lab was discovered after Thomas Bundy Noakes consented to a search of his property by officers from the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force, Arkansas State Police and Fulton County Sheriff's Office...
Thayer teen hurt (03/18/04)
BRANDSVILLE -- A Thayer teen-ager received moderate injuries in an accident just north of Brandsville March 19. According to a report from Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, James A. Ashford, 17, of Thayer was driving a 1994 Ford at 7:45 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle...
Crusade for Christ comes to Thayer (03/18/04)
THAYER -- First Baptist Church announced recently one of the first ever crusades to be held at the Thayer High School April 5 through April 8 at 7 p.m. nightly. Dr. Bill Banks, pastor, said, "We're calling it an areawide crusade for Christ in an effort to make residents from all over the area feel welcome to attend." He said, "Our mission is to win lost people for Christ."...
Annexation accepted (03/18/04)
The Mount Pleasant School Board voted March 8 to accept annexation into the Melbourne School District. Mount Pleasant Superintendent Howard Lamb said this was the best option for Mount Pleasant. Lamb said Mount Pleasant hoped to consolidate with Evening Shade, Cushman, Melbourne or a combination of schools. ...
Ford sentenced to six years (03/18/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Mammoth Spring woman, Debra Ford, 41, was sentenced to six years in state prison in Fulton County Circuit Court March 1. The sentence was handed down by Circuit Judge Tim Weaver. Ford was convicted on two counts of possessing drug paraphernalia and one count of possessing a controlled substance, alprazolam, also known by its brand name Xanax, a powerful muscle relaxer...
Sharp airport to widen runway with $1 million grant (03/18/04)
Sharp County Regional Airport has been awarded $998,600 grant to help the airport accommodate corporate aircraft. The grant is provided by the Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration and will be used to widen the runway to 75 feet, install new runway lighting and add more safety areas...
Hively convicted (03/18/04)
Former 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney T.J. Hively was convicted March 9 on five counts of racketeering and fraud. Hively, the 16th Judicial District's prosecutor from 1993 to 1998, could face up to 40 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. His trial was held in Little Rock...
Franklin business looks at move to Highland (03/18/04)
Highland could be booming in the near future with talk of a popular area business relocating to Highland. Alderman David Harris told the council at the March 9 meeting that Bob and Bill Barnes, owners of B&B Supply in Franklin, are interested in moving to Highland...
Egg hunt set at state capitol (03/18/04)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Gov. Bob Holden and first lady Lori Holden invite the children of mobilized and deployed service members to an Easter egg hunt at the governor's mansion in Jefferson City. A news release from Jefferson City said the hunt is planned for April 3 from 2 to 4 p.m...
March on Reading Month at TES (03/18/04)
THAYER -- The month of March has been designated as "March on Reading Month" at Thayer Elementary School for grades kindergarten through six. This week teachers and students at the school will engage in 15 minutes of daily sustained silent reading. If the students reach the designated goal of 24,000 minutes elementary principal Ed Sholes will take several pies in the face March 26...
EP River rules clarified (03/18/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Officials with the Mark Twain National Forest have announced that a special order will be signed concerning the Eleven Point National Scenic River. The order will consolidate regulations on the river under one order. Currently these regulations are in two separate special orders. A special order is issued by a forest supervisor to deal with specific issues associated with a certain national forest service area...
Jo Ann Emerson files for re-election (03/18/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- On Feb. 27 Rep. Jo Ann Emerson filed for re-election to the U.S. Congress. Emerson represents the 8th Congressional District which comprises 28 counties, including Oregon County, from the Mississippi River to 45 miles east of Springfield...
Thayer teen hurt (03/18/04)
BRANDSVILLE -- A Thayer teen-ager received moderate injuries in an accident just north of Brandsville March 19. According to a report from Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, James A. Ashford, 17, of Thayer was driving a 1994 Ford at 7:45 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle...
March on Reading Month at TES (03/18/04)
THAYER -- The month of March has been designated as "March on Reading Month" at Thayer Elementary School for grades kindergarten through six. This week teachers and students at the school will engage in 15 minutes of daily sustained silent reading. If the students reach the designated goal of 24,000 minutes elementary principal Ed Sholes will take several pies in the face March 26...
Egg hunt set at state capitol (03/18/04)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Gov. Bob Holden and first lady Lori Holden invite the children of mobilized and deployed service members to an Easter egg hunt at the governor's mansion in Jefferson City. A news release from Jefferson City said the hunt is planned for April 3 from 2 to 4 p.m...
EP River rules clarified (03/18/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Officials with the Mark Twain National Forest have announced that a special order will be signed concerning the Eleven Point National Scenic River. The order will consolidate regulations on the river under one order. Currently these regulations are in two separate special orders. A special order is issued by a forest supervisor to deal with specific issues associated with a certain national forest service area...
Jo Ann Emerson files for re-election (03/18/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- On Feb. 27 Rep. Jo Ann Emerson filed for re-election to the U.S. Congress. Emerson represents the 8th Congressional District which comprises 28 counties, including Oregon County, from the Mississippi River to 45 miles east of Springfield...
Franklin business looks at move to Highland (03/18/04)
Highland could be booming in the near future with talk of a popular area business relocating to Highland. Alderman David Harris told the council at the March 9 meeting that Bob and Bill Barnes, owners of B&B Supply in Franklin, are interested in moving to Highland...
Meth lab busted in Mammoth, officer injured in Salem raid (03/18/04)
A Mammoth Spring man faces multiple drug charges after he was arrested March 11 at his house south of Mammoth Springs. A methamphetamine lab was discovered after Thomas Bundy Noakes consented to a search of his property by officers from the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force, Arkansas State Police and Fulton County Sheriff's Office...
Sharp airport to widen runway with $1 million grant (03/18/04)
Sharp County Regional Airport has been awarded $998,600 grant to help the airport accommodate corporate aircraft. The grant is provided by the Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration and will be used to widen the runway to 75 feet, install new runway lighting and add more safety areas...
Hively convicted (03/18/04)
Former 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney T.J. Hively was convicted March 9 on five counts of racketeering and fraud. Hively, the 16th Judicial District's prosecutor from 1993 to 1998, could face up to 40 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. His trial was held in Little Rock...
Crusade for Christ comes to Thayer (03/18/04)
THAYER -- First Baptist Church announced recently one of the first ever crusades to be held at the Thayer High School April 5 through April 8 at 7 p.m. nightly. Dr. Bill Banks, pastor, said, "We're calling it an areawide crusade for Christ in an effort to make residents from all over the area feel welcome to attend." He said, "Our mission is to win lost people for Christ."...
Ford sentenced to six years (03/18/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Mammoth Spring woman, Debra Ford, 41, was sentenced to six years in state prison in Fulton County Circuit Court March 1. The sentence was handed down by Circuit Judge Tim Weaver. Ford was convicted on two counts of possessing drug paraphernalia and one count of possessing a controlled substance, alprazolam, also known by its brand name Xanax, a powerful muscle relaxer...
Annexation accepted (03/18/04)
The Mount Pleasant School Board voted March 8 to accept annexation into the Melbourne School District. Mount Pleasant Superintendent Howard Lamb said this was the best option for Mount Pleasant. Lamb said Mount Pleasant hoped to consolidate with Evening Shade, Cushman, Melbourne or a combination of schools. ...
Stover graduates from basic training (03/18/04)
Air Force Airman Jeremy D. Stover has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Stover is the grandson of Barbara Leonard of Sage. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches; and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises and special training in human relations...
Oral cancer victim speaks out against tobacco (03/18/04)
Fulton County Hometown Health Coalition will bring national speaker Rick Bender to NAEC's Orange Room at noon March 24. The presentation is free and everyone is invited to attend. Lunch will be catered and may be purchased for $5. Bender started chewing tobacco at age 12. ...
Oral cancer victim speaks out against tobacco (03/18/04)
Fulton County Hometown Health Coalition will bring national speaker Rick Bender to NAEC's Orange Room at noon March 24. The presentation is free and everyone is invited to attend. Lunch will be catered and may be purchased for $5. Bender started chewing tobacco at age 12. ...
Stover graduates from basic training (03/18/04)
Air Force Airman Jeremy D. Stover has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Stover is the grandson of Barbara Leonard of Sage. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches; and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises and special training in human relations...
Cold-shooting Couch cuffed by Chadwick Lady Cardinals (03/18/04)
It certainly wasn't the storybook ending her fans wanted, but April Redus' excellent career with the Couch Lady Indians came to a close March 9. Sitting on the bench with five fouls, Redus could only watch the last 1:55 of the game as the Lady Indians suffered a 51-45 loss to the Chadwick Lady Cardinals at Cabool High School in the Class 1 sectionals...
Alton suffers sectional setback (03/18/04)
With this season marking the 50th anniversary of the first Alton Comet basketball team to earn a trip to the Missouri Final Four, this year's edition of Comet hoopsters didn't have to look very far for inspiration. Alton paid tribute to its 1953-54 squad by winning the Class 2 District 9 Tournament, advancing to the state sectionals for the first time in more than a decade...
JV Hounds tie one, drop one with Highland (03/18/04)
The Salem Greyhounds traveled to Highland March 12 for a junior varsity diamond double-header, with the two squads battling to a 4-all tie in the first game, while the JV Rebels took the nightcap 7-0. Salem's Brandon Sisler, just four days removed from having a pin taken out of his broken (non-throwing) hand, turned in a gritty performance on the mound for the JV Greyhounds, striking out nine Highland batters, while giving up six hits in the first four of the five-inning game...
2AA-North hardwood honors handed out (03/18/04)
The 2AA-North All-Conference teams were announced last week. The teams were selected by voting from conference coaches. Results of those votes: Senior girls Kristen Teague and Jackie Wommack, Melbourne; Ashley Smith, Heather Bales and Stephanie Barker, Salem; Reannon Nave and Whitney Herron, Calico Rock; Ann Whiteside, Madison Busch and Maggie Harrell, Mammoth Spring; Mandy Haney and Lauren Cunningham, ICC; Tessa Blansett, Cody Adams and Felecia Baldridge, Sloan-Hendrix...
JV Hounds tie one, drop one with Highland (03/18/04)
The Salem Greyhounds traveled to Highland March 12 for a junior varsity diamond double-header, with the two squads battling to a 4-all tie in the first game, while the JV Rebels took the nightcap 7-0. Salem's Brandon Sisler, just four days removed from having a pin taken out of his broken (non-throwing) hand, turned in a gritty performance on the mound for the JV Greyhounds, striking out nine Highland batters, while giving up six hits in the first four of the five-inning game...
2AA-North hardwood honors handed out (03/18/04)
The 2AA-North All-Conference teams were announced last week. The teams were selected by voting from conference coaches. Results of those votes: Senior girls Kristen Teague and Jackie Wommack, Melbourne; Ashley Smith, Heather Bales and Stephanie Barker, Salem; Reannon Nave and Whitney Herron, Calico Rock; Ann Whiteside, Madison Busch and Maggie Harrell, Mammoth Spring; Mandy Haney and Lauren Cunningham, ICC; Tessa Blansett, Cody Adams and Felecia Baldridge, Sloan-Hendrix...
Cold-shooting Couch cuffed by Chadwick Lady Cardinals (03/18/04)
It certainly wasn't the storybook ending her fans wanted, but April Redus' excellent career with the Couch Lady Indians came to a close March 9. Sitting on the bench with five fouls, Redus could only watch the last 1:55 of the game as the Lady Indians suffered a 51-45 loss to the Chadwick Lady Cardinals at Cabool High School in the Class 1 sectionals...
Alton suffers sectional setback (03/18/04)
With this season marking the 50th anniversary of the first Alton Comet basketball team to earn a trip to the Missouri Final Four, this year's edition of Comet hoopsters didn't have to look very far for inspiration. Alton paid tribute to its 1953-54 squad by winning the Class 2 District 9 Tournament, advancing to the state sectionals for the first time in more than a decade...
Nova Everett (03/18/04)
Nova Everett, daughter of the late John Henry Stuart and Clara McGonigal Stuart, was born Jan. 31, 1920, in Morriston, Ark., and died March 12, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 84 years. She was married Aug. 1, 1937, in Salem, to Edward Everett...
Viola Strain (03/18/04)
Viola Strain, daughter of the late Everett W. Combs and Rosa Ellen Tarlton Combs, was born April 22, 1916, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Feb. 28, 2004, in Alton, Mo. at the age of 87 years. She was united in marriage Oct. 6, 1937, in Alton, Mo., to Wallace Strain. ...
Leonard "Bill" Bristow (03/18/04)
Leonard "Bill" Bristow, 65, of Sperry, Okla., died March 5, 2004, at his home. Born Jan. 14, 1939, at Ash Flat, Ark., he was the son of Samuel Tillman and Sarah Irene Roberts Bristow. He was a retired salesman for Tulsa Auto Collection and a member of the Church on the Move in Tulsa...
Virginia Mae Shelley (03/18/04)
Virginia Mae Shelley, 81, of Highland, Ark., died March 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. Born Sept. 26, 1922, in Palo Verde, Ariz., she was the daughter of William Ross Roberts and Edith Higgins Roberts. She worked as a secretary for an insurance company before retiring. ...
Don J. Huddleston (03/18/04)
Don J. Huddleston, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born March 28, 1927, in Thomasville, Mo., and died March 8, 2004, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was saved at a young age and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. Survivors include five sons -- Donnie Ralph Huddleston of Rockford, Ill., Ricky Dale Huddleston of Alton, Mo., Ronnie Lee Huddleston of Rover, Mo., Randall Lee Huddleston of Rockford, Ill., Rodney Gene Huddleston of Rockford, Ill.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Myrtle Walden (03/18/04)
Myrtle Azalee Guthrie Stone Walden, 83, of Adamsville, Tenn., died March 9, 2004, at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was a member of the Christian Assembly United Pentecostal Church and retired from Aqua Glass. Survivors include two sons -- John Henry Stone of Rockford, Ill., and Alton Edward Stone of Crump, Tenn.; five daughters -- Patricia Bennett of Harvey, N.D., Alice Finley and Mavis Finley, both of Adamsville, Gayle Stephens of Mammoth Spring, Ark., and Linda Welden of Savannah, Tenn.; 33 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Edith Virginia Ollar (03/18/04)
Edith Virginia Ollar, daughter of the late Lellous Copenhagen and Laura Dills Copenhagen, was born Jan. 21, 1926, in Alton, Mo., and died March 1, 2004, in Poplar Bluff, at the age of 78. She was married Dec. 24, 1949, in Mammoth Spring to Dallas Ollar...
Lawrence Barry (03/18/04)
Lawrence "Larry" Barry, 83, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 4,1920, in Tennel Lake, N.Y., and died March 12, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Army. During that time he was a member of the Allied Forces, who reclaimed the Beaches of Normandy during the D-Day invasion...
Vella Faye Smith (03/18/04)
Vella Faye Tate Smith, daughter of the late Burton Michael and Gertie O'Neal Tate, was born on April 5, 1926, in Lunenburg, Ark. She died March 5, 2004, in Joplin, Mo., at the age of 77 years and 11 months. She married Revel Smith in 1944, and to this union a son was born...
Helen L. Cushman (03/18/04)
Helen L. Cushman, 74, of Evening Shade died March 11, 2004, at Central Arkansas Hospital in Searcy. Born Feb. 20, 1930, in Russellville, Ohio, she was the daughter of Thomas M. and Clara Roxie Wagner. She was a homemaker and a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ in Evening Shade...
Reta Jane Laymond (03/18/04)
Reta Jane Laymon, 74, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late John Henry Taylor and Julie Jane Foster Taylor was born Sept. 16, 1929, in Elizabeth, Ark. She died March 10, 2004, at her home. She married John Laymon in 1944. To this union a daughter was born. ...
David A. Noyes Sr. (03/18/04)
David A. Noyes Sr., 67, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 10, 2004 at the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. He was born Dec. 20, 1936, in Chicago, the son of Thelma Monroe and James Noyes. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 23 years. During his service, he served on the Carrier USS Ranger in the Vietnam War. He married on Dec. 27, 1958, in St. Louis...
Ward Roe Willison (03/18/04)
Ward Roe Willison, 90, son of the late Issac Newton Willison and Ada Powell Willison, was born Oct. 4, 1913, in Fulton County, Ark., and died March 4, 2004, in West Plains. He was married March 17, 1935, in Fulton County to Lottie Mae Todd. He was a farmer, an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed gardening. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend to all and was always willing to help when needed. He was a member of the Church of Christ, and was a song leader...
David A. Noyes Sr. (03/18/04)
David A. Noyes Sr., 67, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 10, 2004 at the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. He was born Dec. 20, 1936, in Chicago, the son of Thelma Monroe and James Noyes. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 23 years. During his service, he served on the Carrier USS Ranger in the Vietnam War. He married on Dec. 27, 1958, in St. Louis...
Nova Everett (03/18/04)
Nova Everett, daughter of the late John Henry Stuart and Clara McGonigal Stuart, was born Jan. 31, 1920, in Morriston, Ark., and died March 12, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 84 years. She was married Aug. 1, 1937, in Salem, to Edward Everett...
Reta Jane Laymond (03/18/04)
Reta Jane Laymon, 74, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late John Henry Taylor and Julie Jane Foster Taylor was born Sept. 16, 1929, in Elizabeth, Ark. She died March 10, 2004, at her home. She married John Laymon in 1944. To this union a daughter was born. ...
Edith Virginia Ollar (03/18/04)
Edith Virginia Ollar, daughter of the late Lellous Copenhagen and Laura Dills Copenhagen, was born Jan. 21, 1926, in Alton, Mo., and died March 1, 2004, in Poplar Bluff, at the age of 78. She was married Dec. 24, 1949, in Mammoth Spring to Dallas Ollar...
Lawrence Barry (03/18/04)
Lawrence "Larry" Barry, 83, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 4,1920, in Tennel Lake, N.Y., and died March 12, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Army. During that time he was a member of the Allied Forces, who reclaimed the Beaches of Normandy during the D-Day invasion...
Viola Strain (03/18/04)
Viola Strain, daughter of the late Everett W. Combs and Rosa Ellen Tarlton Combs, was born April 22, 1916, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Feb. 28, 2004, in Alton, Mo. at the age of 87 years. She was united in marriage Oct. 6, 1937, in Alton, Mo., to Wallace Strain. ...
Vella Faye Smith (03/18/04)
Vella Faye Tate Smith, daughter of the late Burton Michael and Gertie O'Neal Tate, was born on April 5, 1926, in Lunenburg, Ark. She died March 5, 2004, in Joplin, Mo., at the age of 77 years and 11 months. She married Revel Smith in 1944, and to this union a son was born...
Helen L. Cushman (03/18/04)
Helen L. Cushman, 74, of Evening Shade died March 11, 2004, at Central Arkansas Hospital in Searcy. Born Feb. 20, 1930, in Russellville, Ohio, she was the daughter of Thomas M. and Clara Roxie Wagner. She was a homemaker and a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ in Evening Shade...
Myrtle Walden (03/18/04)
Myrtle Azalee Guthrie Stone Walden, 83, of Adamsville, Tenn., died March 9, 2004, at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was a member of the Christian Assembly United Pentecostal Church and retired from Aqua Glass. Survivors include two sons -- John Henry Stone of Rockford, Ill., and Alton Edward Stone of Crump, Tenn.; five daughters -- Patricia Bennett of Harvey, N.D., Alice Finley and Mavis Finley, both of Adamsville, Gayle Stephens of Mammoth Spring, Ark., and Linda Welden of Savannah, Tenn.; 33 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Don J. Huddleston (03/18/04)
Don J. Huddleston, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born March 28, 1927, in Thomasville, Mo., and died March 8, 2004, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was saved at a young age and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. Survivors include five sons -- Donnie Ralph Huddleston of Rockford, Ill., Ricky Dale Huddleston of Alton, Mo., Ronnie Lee Huddleston of Rover, Mo., Randall Lee Huddleston of Rockford, Ill., Rodney Gene Huddleston of Rockford, Ill.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Virginia Mae Shelley (03/18/04)
Virginia Mae Shelley, 81, of Highland, Ark., died March 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. Born Sept. 26, 1922, in Palo Verde, Ariz., she was the daughter of William Ross Roberts and Edith Higgins Roberts. She worked as a secretary for an insurance company before retiring. ...
Leonard "Bill" Bristow (03/18/04)
Leonard "Bill" Bristow, 65, of Sperry, Okla., died March 5, 2004, at his home. Born Jan. 14, 1939, at Ash Flat, Ark., he was the son of Samuel Tillman and Sarah Irene Roberts Bristow. He was a retired salesman for Tulsa Auto Collection and a member of the Church on the Move in Tulsa...
Ward Roe Willison (03/18/04)
Ward Roe Willison, 90, son of the late Issac Newton Willison and Ada Powell Willison, was born Oct. 4, 1913, in Fulton County, Ark., and died March 4, 2004, in West Plains. He was married March 17, 1935, in Fulton County to Lottie Mae Todd. He was a farmer, an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed gardening. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend to all and was always willing to help when needed. He was a member of the Church of Christ, and was a song leader...
Jake Alan Rhoades (03/18/04)
Jason and Sherry Rhoades of Thayer have announced the birth of their son, Jake Alan Rhoades, at 6:21 p.m. March 4, 2004, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was welcomed home by his sibling, Jordan Rhoades...
Worshams mark 40th anniversary (03/18/04)
R.C. and Tempa Gould Worsham of Viola will celebrate their 40th anniversary March 20. They married March 20, 1964, at Dripping Springs, Mo. The Worshams are the parents of Rita Foster, Mark Worsham and the late Kevin Lee Worsham. They have six grandchildren -- Renea Foster, Raeleen Foster, Ryan Foster, Kevin Foster, Cody Worsham and Faith Worsham...
Jake Alan Rhoades (03/18/04)
Jason and Sherry Rhoades of Thayer have announced the birth of their son, Jake Alan Rhoades, at 6:21 p.m. March 4, 2004, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was welcomed home by his sibling, Jordan Rhoades...
Worshams mark 40th anniversary (03/18/04)
R.C. and Tempa Gould Worsham of Viola will celebrate their 40th anniversary March 20. They married March 20, 1964, at Dripping Springs, Mo. The Worshams are the parents of Rita Foster, Mark Worsham and the late Kevin Lee Worsham. They have six grandchildren -- Renea Foster, Raeleen Foster, Ryan Foster, Kevin Foster, Cody Worsham and Faith Worsham...
Todd, Sims to wed (03/18/04)
Jennifer Todd and Rodney Sims have announced their forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Junior and Sue Todd of Mammoth Spring. The prospective groom is the son of Carl and Edith Sims of Koshkonong. Wedding vows will be exchanged at 2 p.m. April 3 at First Christian Church in Mammoth Spring...
Taylor, Wrenfrow slate nuptials (03/18/04)
Robert and Ramona Taylor of Thayer have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer L. Taylor, to Travis J. Wrenfrow, son of Travis E. Wrenfrow of Thayer and Lieanna Wilkerson of Whitehouse, Texas. Wedding vows will be exchanged April 17 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring...
Taylor, Wrenfrow slate nuptials (03/18/04)
Robert and Ramona Taylor of Thayer have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer L. Taylor, to Travis J. Wrenfrow, son of Travis E. Wrenfrow of Thayer and Lieanna Wilkerson of Whitehouse, Texas. Wedding vows will be exchanged April 17 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring...
Todd, Sims to wed (03/18/04)
Jennifer Todd and Rodney Sims have announced their forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Junior and Sue Todd of Mammoth Spring. The prospective groom is the son of Carl and Edith Sims of Koshkonong. Wedding vows will be exchanged at 2 p.m. April 3 at First Christian Church in Mammoth Spring...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/18/04)
Many climate scientists now agree that global warming, whether cyclical in nature or caused by man, could trigger a new ice age in the Northern Hemisphere. Some of them believe this potential catastrophic event has already been set in motion. On March 5, 2004, NASA reported that views from orbit "clearly show a long-term decline in the perennial Arctic Sea ice." Scientists at NASA and elsewhere worry that melting ice will dump enough freshwater into the North Atlantic to interfere with ocean currents. ...
Consumer Alert (03/18/04)
Consumers should familiarize themselves with the federal "Funeral Rule" when making decisions in the emotional aftermath of a loved one's death. Funeral costs now represent one of the largest expenditures most families will make in a lifetime. Current estimates range from $7,000 to $10,000+ per funeral (including burial plot, vault and monument)...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (03/18/04)
Jackie stares at me in amazement and not a little fright when I burst into song on our walks, but I do so anyway. I like to sing, and though I have never been approached about doing a solo at church, I sing out. Everyone knows I am there. It runs in my family to enjoy singing, and it runs in my family to be pretty bad at it. ...
Consumer Alert (03/18/04)
Consumers should familiarize themselves with the federal "Funeral Rule" when making decisions in the emotional aftermath of a loved one's death. Funeral costs now represent one of the largest expenditures most families will make in a lifetime. Current estimates range from $7,000 to $10,000+ per funeral (including burial plot, vault and monument)...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/18/04)
Many climate scientists now agree that global warming, whether cyclical in nature or caused by man, could trigger a new ice age in the Northern Hemisphere. Some of them believe this potential catastrophic event has already been set in motion. On March 5, 2004, NASA reported that views from orbit "clearly show a long-term decline in the perennial Arctic Sea ice." Scientists at NASA and elsewhere worry that melting ice will dump enough freshwater into the North Atlantic to interfere with ocean currents. ...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (03/18/04)
Jackie stares at me in amazement and not a little fright when I burst into song on our walks, but I do so anyway. I like to sing, and though I have never been approached about doing a solo at church, I sing out. Everyone knows I am there. It runs in my family to enjoy singing, and it runs in my family to be pretty bad at it. ...