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Stories from Thursday, April 15, 2004

STATE CHORUS (04/15/04)
STATE CHORUS: Derrick Bennett of the Couch FFA Chapter has been selected for the State FFA Chorus. The chorus is made up of over 150 FFA members from across the state and performs at the State FFA Convention. Bennett, a senior, is the son of Dean and LaRue Bennett of Myrtle...
TAKING THE TIME TO VOTE (04/15/04)
TAKING THE TIME TO VOTE: A voter in Fulton County goes to the polls to determine whether a half-cent sales tax to benefit the Fulton County Hospital will go into effect. Hospital officials said if the tax is defeated the hospital may close. Election officers at Salem City Hall said they expect a larger than normal turnout for this special election. The next election in Fulton County will be the primaries May 18. The election results were not known at press time...
SWORN IN (04/15/04)
SWORN IN: Recently elected Koshkonong Mayor Doyle Langley and new aldermen Brian Willbanks, left, and Geneva Bernard were sworn in to office April 8 by Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley. Langley had been elected mayor in the city before. He defeated Tom Lowe in the election 76 votes to 30 votes. Willbanks and Bernard were both elected to the Koshkonong City Council for the first time...
Yard sale boxes and signs must be removed in Thayer city limits (04/15/04)
THAYER -- Thayer Mayor Allen Deckard and the board of aldermen for the city remind Thayer residents that yard sale boxes and signs need to be picked up and taken off the streets after any yard sale has taken place. "Our town is beginning to look a little cluttered from all the boxes that are left by stop signs and streets. It only takes a little time to go back and pick them up after a sale," Deckard said. The mayor added that those who fail to comply can be fined for littering...
Loyalty Day Parade activities set at Mammoth (04/15/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- "Serving Sea to Sea, Spreading Kindness, Love and Peace," has been selected as the theme for the 2004 Loyalty Day Parade in Mammoth Spring. The annual event is planned for May 1 and is sponsored annually by the Mammoth Spring Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7831 and Ladies Auxiliary...
Pipe bomb found in Mammoth (04/15/04)
Officers executing a routine traffic stop April 12 at the Mammoth Spring Post Office found a live pipe bomb and components of a methamphetamine lab in the back of a truck, according to a press release from the prosecuting attorney's office. The driver of the truck, Morris Allen Jones, 26, of Mammoth Spring and his passenger, Thomas Bundy Noakes, 29, also of Mammoth Spring were taken into custody by the Fulton County Sheriff's Department. They face a variety of charges...
Salem places 2nd at Florida competition (04/15/04)
The Salem High School Band finished second in its classification at the All American Music Festival Competition April 9 at Universal Studios in Florida. Band Director Michael Cole said his band competed in the largest classification at the event. He said the band won a trophy and got a superior rating by the judges...
'Watershed' definition may impact Fulton landowners (04/15/04)
A re-definition of a watershed proposed by an Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) study could adversely affect property owners' rights in Fulton County, said Land Plan Committee member Mary Rivera at the April 12 Fulton County Quorum Court meeting...
Mayor seat changes hands in city of Koshkonong (04/15/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Results from the April 6 municipal and school board elections resulted in a new mayor being elected in the city of Koshkonong. Doyle Langley defeated Tom Lowe, 76 votes to 30 votes. Langley and newly elected Ward I Alderman Geneva Bernard and Ward II Alderman Brian Willbanks were sworn in April 8 at the courthouse in Alton by Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley...
Officials unclear if Starken allowed to run for judgeship (04/15/04)
Sharp County District Court Judge R.T. Starken has filed to run for the position he has held for more than a year but state officials remain uncertain if he can legally run for that office. Under Arkansas law a judge may not run for re-election to a position to which he was appointed. ...
Jail and Bail set (04/15/04)
THAYER -- The second annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life Jail and Bail will be April 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Thayer Police Department located on Front Street in Thayer. According to Jail and Bail organizers, this will be the perfect opportunity for any resident who knows someone who needs to be incarcerated to have that person placed in the Thayer City Jail...
Search on for century farms (04/15/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The search is on again for Missouri farms that have been in the same family 100 years or more. The farms will be recognized in the Missouri Century Farm program, first launched in the bicentennial year of 1976 as the Missouri Centennial Farm program at the University of Missouri at Columbia. In the 1976 program, 2,850 Missouri farm owners were recognized as owning a centennial farm...
'Meet the candidates' comes to MS (04/15/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Springs Ladies Auxiliary Post 7831 invite the community to a Meet the Candidates open house May 2 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the VFW building. Each Fulton County candidate will give a short speech and will be available to answer questions from the community...
Alton School honored for Distinction in Performance (04/15/04)
ALTON -- Sixteen school districts in south central Missouri, including the Alton R-1V School District, were honored with the "Distinction in Performance" Award at a banquet held an the University of Missouri at Rolla (UMR) March 23. The banquet was co-sponsored by UMR, the South Central Regional Professional Development Center and the Missouri Department of Elementarily and Secondary Education (DESE)...
Thayer FCCLA attends conference (04/15/04)
COLUMBIA -- Students from Thayer High School attended the 2004 Missouri Family, Career and Community Leaders of America State Leadership Conference March 28-30 at the Holiday Inn Select Executive Center in Columbia. FCCLA advisors attending with the students were Shelly Underwood and Teresa Poulette. ...
Ash Flat plans to improve ball park (04/15/04)
Ash Flat Ball Park will undergo some major changes in the coming months that will cater to the needs of the area residents. "We want to make the park more appealing to the residents," Mayor Brien Nix Hall said. With the help of a $173,000 grant awarded to the city by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, partial lighting will be installed along the 1,900-foot walking trail, two jungle gyms will be added along with a 30-foot by 50-foot covered picnic area and a pavilion -- all before the year is up. ...
'Watershed' definition may impact Fulton landowners (04/15/04)
A re-definition of a watershed proposed by an Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) study could adversely affect property owners' rights in Fulton County, said Land Plan Committee member Mary Rivera at the April 12 Fulton County Quorum Court meeting...
Pipe bomb found in Mammoth (04/15/04)
Officers executing a routine traffic stop April 12 at the Mammoth Spring Post Office found a live pipe bomb and components of a methamphetamine lab in the back of a truck, according to a press release from the prosecuting attorney's office. The driver of the truck, Morris Allen Jones, 26, of Mammoth Spring and his passenger, Thomas Bundy Noakes, 29, also of Mammoth Spring were taken into custody by the Fulton County Sheriff's Department. They face a variety of charges...
Loyalty Day Parade activities set at Mammoth (04/15/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- "Serving Sea to Sea, Spreading Kindness, Love and Peace," has been selected as the theme for the 2004 Loyalty Day Parade in Mammoth Spring. The annual event is planned for May 1 and is sponsored annually by the Mammoth Spring Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7831 and Ladies Auxiliary...
Yard sale boxes and signs must be removed in Thayer city limits (04/15/04)
THAYER -- Thayer Mayor Allen Deckard and the board of aldermen for the city remind Thayer residents that yard sale boxes and signs need to be picked up and taken off the streets after any yard sale has taken place. "Our town is beginning to look a little cluttered from all the boxes that are left by stop signs and streets. It only takes a little time to go back and pick them up after a sale," Deckard said. The mayor added that those who fail to comply can be fined for littering...
SWORN IN (04/15/04)
SWORN IN: Recently elected Koshkonong Mayor Doyle Langley and new aldermen Brian Willbanks, left, and Geneva Bernard were sworn in to office April 8 by Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley. Langley had been elected mayor in the city before. He defeated Tom Lowe in the election 76 votes to 30 votes. Willbanks and Bernard were both elected to the Koshkonong City Council for the first time...
STATE CHORUS (04/15/04)
STATE CHORUS: Derrick Bennett of the Couch FFA Chapter has been selected for the State FFA Chorus. The chorus is made up of over 150 FFA members from across the state and performs at the State FFA Convention. Bennett, a senior, is the son of Dean and LaRue Bennett of Myrtle...
TAKING THE TIME TO VOTE (04/15/04)
TAKING THE TIME TO VOTE: A voter in Fulton County goes to the polls to determine whether a half-cent sales tax to benefit the Fulton County Hospital will go into effect. Hospital officials said if the tax is defeated the hospital may close. Election officers at Salem City Hall said they expect a larger than normal turnout for this special election. The next election in Fulton County will be the primaries May 18. The election results were not known at press time...
Salem places 2nd at Florida competition (04/15/04)
The Salem High School Band finished second in its classification at the All American Music Festival Competition April 9 at Universal Studios in Florida. Band Director Michael Cole said his band competed in the largest classification at the event. He said the band won a trophy and got a superior rating by the judges...
Search on for century farms (04/15/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The search is on again for Missouri farms that have been in the same family 100 years or more. The farms will be recognized in the Missouri Century Farm program, first launched in the bicentennial year of 1976 as the Missouri Centennial Farm program at the University of Missouri at Columbia. In the 1976 program, 2,850 Missouri farm owners were recognized as owning a centennial farm...
Mayor seat changes hands in city of Koshkonong (04/15/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Results from the April 6 municipal and school board elections resulted in a new mayor being elected in the city of Koshkonong. Doyle Langley defeated Tom Lowe, 76 votes to 30 votes. Langley and newly elected Ward I Alderman Geneva Bernard and Ward II Alderman Brian Willbanks were sworn in April 8 at the courthouse in Alton by Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley...
Officials unclear if Starken allowed to run for judgeship (04/15/04)
Sharp County District Court Judge R.T. Starken has filed to run for the position he has held for more than a year but state officials remain uncertain if he can legally run for that office. Under Arkansas law a judge may not run for re-election to a position to which he was appointed. ...
Jail and Bail set (04/15/04)
THAYER -- The second annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life Jail and Bail will be April 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Thayer Police Department located on Front Street in Thayer. According to Jail and Bail organizers, this will be the perfect opportunity for any resident who knows someone who needs to be incarcerated to have that person placed in the Thayer City Jail...
'Meet the candidates' comes to MS (04/15/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Springs Ladies Auxiliary Post 7831 invite the community to a Meet the Candidates open house May 2 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the VFW building. Each Fulton County candidate will give a short speech and will be available to answer questions from the community...
Alton School honored for Distinction in Performance (04/15/04)
ALTON -- Sixteen school districts in south central Missouri, including the Alton R-1V School District, were honored with the "Distinction in Performance" Award at a banquet held an the University of Missouri at Rolla (UMR) March 23. The banquet was co-sponsored by UMR, the South Central Regional Professional Development Center and the Missouri Department of Elementarily and Secondary Education (DESE)...
Thayer FCCLA attends conference (04/15/04)
COLUMBIA -- Students from Thayer High School attended the 2004 Missouri Family, Career and Community Leaders of America State Leadership Conference March 28-30 at the Holiday Inn Select Executive Center in Columbia. FCCLA advisors attending with the students were Shelly Underwood and Teresa Poulette. ...
Ash Flat plans to improve ball park (04/15/04)
Ash Flat Ball Park will undergo some major changes in the coming months that will cater to the needs of the area residents. "We want to make the park more appealing to the residents," Mayor Brien Nix Hall said. With the help of a $173,000 grant awarded to the city by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, partial lighting will be installed along the 1,900-foot walking trail, two jungle gyms will be added along with a 30-foot by 50-foot covered picnic area and a pavilion -- all before the year is up. ...
Roberts' 90th birthday celebration slated (04/15/04)
The children of Sara Roberts and Leta Forster will hold an open house to celebrate the 90th birthday of Sara Roberts from 2 to 5 p.m. April 25 at the home of Sara Roberts at Route 1, Box 310, in West Plains. A luncheon buffet will be served. The family requests no gifts, but cards are welcome...
Godwin, Liejeune slate nuptials (04/15/04)
Dowl and Lynda Godwin of Salem, and Raymond and Diana Liejeune request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their children, Lisa Charlene Godwin and Raymond Joseph Liejeune, on April 24 at 4 p.m. at Salem First Baptist Church, located at 552 Highway 62 East in Salem...
Godwin, Liejeune slate nuptials (04/15/04)
Dowl and Lynda Godwin of Salem, and Raymond and Diana Liejeune request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their children, Lisa Charlene Godwin and Raymond Joseph Liejeune, on April 24 at 4 p.m. at Salem First Baptist Church, located at 552 Highway 62 East in Salem...
Roberts' 90th birthday celebration slated (04/15/04)
The children of Sara Roberts and Leta Forster will hold an open house to celebrate the 90th birthday of Sara Roberts from 2 to 5 p.m. April 25 at the home of Sara Roberts at Route 1, Box 310, in West Plains. A luncheon buffet will be served. The family requests no gifts, but cards are welcome...
Here's hoping Big Al finds Fayetteville (04/15/04)
Hey Razorback fans, where were you on the night of March 31? If you where like me, you spent at least part of that evening staring at ESPN's broadcast of the McDonald's All-American High School Basketball Game from the Ford Center in Oklahoma City...
Viola dumps Mountain Home (04/15/04)
The Viola Lady Longhorns followed up their fourth-place finish in the Mark Martin Ford-Lady Pioneer Invitational by jumping back into the ring with another big-time opponent; the Class AAAAA Mountain Home Lady Bombers. The Lady Horns (15-3) struck for four runs in the fourth, and two more in the fifth en route to a 6-3 win over the Lady Bombers April 5...
Bobcats paste Eagles (04/15/04)
Andrew Eckman was a busy young man the afternoon of April 8. Not only did the Thayer Bobcats' fireball-throwing junior fan 11 Liberty Eagles, he also finished off the game with a hit that brought in the last run of the contest, as the host Bobcats roughed up the Eagles 10-zip in five innings of SCA play...
Eckman takes fourth in regional hoop shoot (04/15/04)
Emily Eckman, a third grader at Thayer Elementary School, recently came in fourth place at the regional hoop shoot held in Paris, Tenn. Eckman proceeded to the regional round after winning first place in local competition with other area schools. After her win at the local level, Eckman advanced to St. Louis to compete in the statewide level...
Eckman takes fourth in regional hoop shoot (04/15/04)
Emily Eckman, a third grader at Thayer Elementary School, recently came in fourth place at the regional hoop shoot held in Paris, Tenn. Eckman proceeded to the regional round after winning first place in local competition with other area schools. After her win at the local level, Eckman advanced to St. Louis to compete in the statewide level...
Here's hoping Big Al finds Fayetteville (04/15/04)
Hey Razorback fans, where were you on the night of March 31? If you where like me, you spent at least part of that evening staring at ESPN's broadcast of the McDonald's All-American High School Basketball Game from the Ford Center in Oklahoma City...
Bobcats paste Eagles (04/15/04)
Andrew Eckman was a busy young man the afternoon of April 8. Not only did the Thayer Bobcats' fireball-throwing junior fan 11 Liberty Eagles, he also finished off the game with a hit that brought in the last run of the contest, as the host Bobcats roughed up the Eagles 10-zip in five innings of SCA play...
Viola dumps Mountain Home (04/15/04)
The Viola Lady Longhorns followed up their fourth-place finish in the Mark Martin Ford-Lady Pioneer Invitational by jumping back into the ring with another big-time opponent; the Class AAAAA Mountain Home Lady Bombers. The Lady Horns (15-3) struck for four runs in the fourth, and two more in the fifth en route to a 6-3 win over the Lady Bombers April 5...
Julia Kathryn Taylor (04/15/04)
Julia Kathryn Taylor, daughter of the late Horace Phelps and Lela Morgan Phelps, was born Jan. 10, 1929, in Hardy, Ark., and died April 5, 2004, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 75 years. She was married July 4, 1946, in Hardy to Jack Charles Taylor...
Cyril Bresson (04/15/04)
Cyril Bernard Bresson, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died April 8, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was the son of Henry and Aretine Bresson, and was born June 1, 1915, in Burr, Minn. He married Deloris Wiedmeyer Feb. 12, 1946, at St. ...
Charley Rogers (04/15/04)
Charley Rogers, son of the late Tom Lewis Rogers and Lillie Bell Stark Rogers, was born April 4, 1916, in Wirth, Ark. He died April 4, 2004, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 88 years. He was a volunteer fireman and electrician in Thayer. He was a master plumber doing contract work in Missouri and Arkansas in and around Thayer. He was a member of Assembly of God Church in Salem, Ark. He was a loving father, grandfather, and will be missed by all who knew and loved him...
John "Jack" F. Walton (04/15/04)
John "Jack" F. Walton, 78, of Hardy, Ark., died April 10, 2004 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born June 26, 1925, the son of the late Agnes McAbe Walton and Floyd Walton. He was employed at Walton's Sign and Stain Glass Co...
Johnnie Snelgroes (04/15/04)
Johnnie Geneva Snelgroes, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Will Worsham and Roxie C. Foster Worsham, was born June 19, 1919, in Viola, Ark. She died April 6, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. at the age of 84 years. She was united in marriage to Hayden Snelgroes on May 30, 1936, at Viola, and to this union four children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Viola Church of Christ...
Junior Alvin Hollis (04/15/04)
Junior Alvin Hollis, 78, of Lawson, Mo., died March 31, 2004, at the North Kansas City Hospital. He was born March 1, 1926, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Alvin Matthew and Aimelia Honeycutt Hollis. He was united in marriage to Naomi Blackburn May 17, 1050 at Salem, Ark. He had lived in the Liberty area for several years before moving to the Lawson area. He served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1952 during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Melvin Gipson (04/15/04)
Melvin Gipson, 65, of Pocahontas, Ark., formerly of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died April 12, 2004, at the Pocahontas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but are under the direction of the Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Hardy, Ark...
Melvin Tanner (04/15/04)
Melvin Tanner, 73, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Floyd and Eva Hickman Tanner was born Sept. 19, 1930, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died April 10, 2004, at his home in Salem. He married Luella French Jackson Sept. 19, 1992 at Salem. He retired from the United States Army having served during the Korean War and Vietnam War. He enjoyed fishing and gardening. He was a member of the Baptist Church and attended services at Salem First Baptist...
Sanders Manning (04/15/04)
Sanders Walker Manning, 73, Greenwood, Ind., died March 29, 2004, at Regency Place of Greenwood. He was born Dec. 27, 1930, at Atlanta, Ga., the son of Barney Ware and Clara Bell (Shipp) Manning. He was married Nov. 25, 1950, to Barbara Ann Scott, and to this union one son, Bruce, was born. On Jan. 25, 1956, he was married to Virginia Sadlowski, and to this union two sons, Stephen and Peter, and three daughters, Carolyn, Susan and Marion, were born...
Leslie Anderson (04/15/04)
Leslie James Anderson, 92, of Cave City, Ark., died April 11, 2004, at Cave City, Ark. Born Dec. 13, 1911, at Cave City, he was the son of George W. and Viola Russell Anderson. He was retired from the Arkansas Highway Department, served 12 years as sharp county judge, served in the United States Army during World War II, He served on the Selected Service Draft Board for many years, was a member of AHTD Retiree Club, a member of the VFW and a member of the Milligan Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Strawberry.. ...
Charley Rogers (04/15/04)
Charley Rogers, son of the late Tom Lewis Rogers and Lillie Bell Stark Rogers, was born April 4, 1916, in Wirth, Ark. He died April 4, 2004, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 88 years. He was a volunteer fireman and electrician in Thayer. He was a master plumber doing contract work in Missouri and Arkansas in and around Thayer. He was a member of Assembly of God Church in Salem, Ark. He was a loving father, grandfather, and will be missed by all who knew and loved him...
Johnnie Snelgroes (04/15/04)
Johnnie Geneva Snelgroes, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Will Worsham and Roxie C. Foster Worsham, was born June 19, 1919, in Viola, Ark. She died April 6, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. at the age of 84 years. She was united in marriage to Hayden Snelgroes on May 30, 1936, at Viola, and to this union four children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Viola Church of Christ...
John "Jack" F. Walton (04/15/04)
John "Jack" F. Walton, 78, of Hardy, Ark., died April 10, 2004 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born June 26, 1925, the son of the late Agnes McAbe Walton and Floyd Walton. He was employed at Walton's Sign and Stain Glass Co...
Julia Kathryn Taylor (04/15/04)
Julia Kathryn Taylor, daughter of the late Horace Phelps and Lela Morgan Phelps, was born Jan. 10, 1929, in Hardy, Ark., and died April 5, 2004, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 75 years. She was married July 4, 1946, in Hardy to Jack Charles Taylor...
Cyril Bresson (04/15/04)
Cyril Bernard Bresson, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died April 8, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was the son of Henry and Aretine Bresson, and was born June 1, 1915, in Burr, Minn. He married Deloris Wiedmeyer Feb. 12, 1946, at St. ...
Sanders Manning (04/15/04)
Sanders Walker Manning, 73, Greenwood, Ind., died March 29, 2004, at Regency Place of Greenwood. He was born Dec. 27, 1930, at Atlanta, Ga., the son of Barney Ware and Clara Bell (Shipp) Manning. He was married Nov. 25, 1950, to Barbara Ann Scott, and to this union one son, Bruce, was born. On Jan. 25, 1956, he was married to Virginia Sadlowski, and to this union two sons, Stephen and Peter, and three daughters, Carolyn, Susan and Marion, were born...
Melvin Tanner (04/15/04)
Melvin Tanner, 73, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Floyd and Eva Hickman Tanner was born Sept. 19, 1930, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died April 10, 2004, at his home in Salem. He married Luella French Jackson Sept. 19, 1992 at Salem. He retired from the United States Army having served during the Korean War and Vietnam War. He enjoyed fishing and gardening. He was a member of the Baptist Church and attended services at Salem First Baptist...
Junior Alvin Hollis (04/15/04)
Junior Alvin Hollis, 78, of Lawson, Mo., died March 31, 2004, at the North Kansas City Hospital. He was born March 1, 1926, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Alvin Matthew and Aimelia Honeycutt Hollis. He was united in marriage to Naomi Blackburn May 17, 1050 at Salem, Ark. He had lived in the Liberty area for several years before moving to the Lawson area. He served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1952 during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Melvin Gipson (04/15/04)
Melvin Gipson, 65, of Pocahontas, Ark., formerly of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died April 12, 2004, at the Pocahontas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but are under the direction of the Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Hardy, Ark...
Leslie Anderson (04/15/04)
Leslie James Anderson, 92, of Cave City, Ark., died April 11, 2004, at Cave City, Ark. Born Dec. 13, 1911, at Cave City, he was the son of George W. and Viola Russell Anderson. He was retired from the Arkansas Highway Department, served 12 years as sharp county judge, served in the United States Army during World War II, He served on the Selected Service Draft Board for many years, was a member of AHTD Retiree Club, a member of the VFW and a member of the Milligan Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Strawberry.. ...
Hayden Mitchell Hutson (04/15/04)
Lee and Tina Hutson of Gassville have announced the birth of their son, Hayden Mitchell Hutson, March 18, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce. He was welcomed home by his sister, Averee, 2. Grandparents are Durle and Carolyn Newton of Gassville, and Connie and June Hutson of Viola...
Braxton James Eldried (04/15/04)
James D. and Robin Eldried have announced the birth of their son, Braxton James Eldried, at 10:40 p.m. March 26, 2004, at Harris Hospital in Newport. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Frankie Arnold of Evening Shade, and James K. and Ester Eldried of Glencoe...
Keith Cooper Hancock (04/15/04)
Keith and Holly Hancock of Fulton County have announced the birth of their son, Keith Cooper Hancock, at Cox-South Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was 2-1/2 months early and weighed 3 pounds, 4 ounces. He was 17 inches long. Grandparents are the late Buford Hancock and Linda Hancock of Salem, Carl and Carol Cooper of Melbourne, and Gary Lawrence Cooper of Mountain Home...
Chanler Dean Sisco (04/15/04)
Aaron and Tara Sisco of Alton have announced the birth of their son, Chanler Dean Sisco, at 4:17 a.m. March 22, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 3-1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Dale and Barb Carey and Cliff and Rose Sisco of Alton...
Hayden Mitchell Hutson (04/15/04)
Lee and Tina Hutson of Gassville have announced the birth of their son, Hayden Mitchell Hutson, March 18, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce. He was welcomed home by his sister, Averee, 2. Grandparents are Durle and Carolyn Newton of Gassville, and Connie and June Hutson of Viola...
Chanler Dean Sisco (04/15/04)
Aaron and Tara Sisco of Alton have announced the birth of their son, Chanler Dean Sisco, at 4:17 a.m. March 22, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 3-1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Dale and Barb Carey and Cliff and Rose Sisco of Alton...
Braxton James Eldried (04/15/04)
James D. and Robin Eldried have announced the birth of their son, Braxton James Eldried, at 10:40 p.m. March 26, 2004, at Harris Hospital in Newport. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Frankie Arnold of Evening Shade, and James K. and Ester Eldried of Glencoe...
Keith Cooper Hancock (04/15/04)
Keith and Holly Hancock of Fulton County have announced the birth of their son, Keith Cooper Hancock, at Cox-South Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was 2-1/2 months early and weighed 3 pounds, 4 ounces. He was 17 inches long. Grandparents are the late Buford Hancock and Linda Hancock of Salem, Carl and Carol Cooper of Melbourne, and Gary Lawrence Cooper of Mountain Home...
Dunkin, Donahue to wed (04/15/04)
Crystal Dunkin and Brett Donahue have announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Leon and Rosie Dunkin of Koshkonong. The prospective groom is the son of Jerry and Wyndy Donahue of Thayer. The couple will exchange wedding vows at 2 p.m. April 17 at Thayer First Assembly of God...
Dunkin, Donahue to wed (04/15/04)
Crystal Dunkin and Brett Donahue have announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Leon and Rosie Dunkin of Koshkonong. The prospective groom is the son of Jerry and Wyndy Donahue of Thayer. The couple will exchange wedding vows at 2 p.m. April 17 at Thayer First Assembly of God...
Sanderses mark 60th anniversary (04/15/04)
Cleston and Cora Sanders recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at their Viola home. They enjoy working on the farm and are blessed by visits from their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Their daughter, Dr. Janet Honchell and her husband, Bert, recently moved to Panama City, Fla., to enjoy their retirement. ...
Sanderses mark 60th anniversary (04/15/04)
Cleston and Cora Sanders recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at their Viola home. They enjoy working on the farm and are blessed by visits from their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Their daughter, Dr. Janet Honchell and her husband, Bert, recently moved to Panama City, Fla., to enjoy their retirement. ...
First step to voting? get registered (04/15/04)
Before Arkansans can make their voices heard in the May primary elections, they must register to vote by April 19, reminds Secretary of State Charlie Daniels. "Registering to vote is easier than ever," Daniels said. "You can just fill out a form, mail it in, and your county clerk takes care of the rest. And if you apply when you renew your driver's license, you don't even have to mail anything."...
Boldly Going Nowhere (04/15/04)
When I was in college, back in the 1960s, I spent lots of time trying to figure out what to do with the rest of my life. I wanted to be an architect or a mining engineer or a treasure hunter, depending on the mood of the day. Then I stumbled onto a brand new profession, called computer programming. It sounded technical, mysterious and lucrative. I decided to give it a try...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (04/15/04)
Many times when Jackie and I share a bacon biscuit at the local Chile Burger deja vu hits me right between the eyes. Back I go some 60-odd years to the Ozark Mountains and the tiny kitchen of my great-grandmother Bryan, and I'm about 5 years old. A large, black, wood-burning stove occupies one corner of the little room, with a small table, four chairs and a pie safe completing the furnishings. (Without doubt that pie safe would be worth a small fortune on today's market!)...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (04/15/04)
Many times when Jackie and I share a bacon biscuit at the local Chile Burger deja vu hits me right between the eyes. Back I go some 60-odd years to the Ozark Mountains and the tiny kitchen of my great-grandmother Bryan, and I'm about 5 years old. A large, black, wood-burning stove occupies one corner of the little room, with a small table, four chairs and a pie safe completing the furnishings. (Without doubt that pie safe would be worth a small fortune on today's market!)...
Boldly Going Nowhere (04/15/04)
When I was in college, back in the 1960s, I spent lots of time trying to figure out what to do with the rest of my life. I wanted to be an architect or a mining engineer or a treasure hunter, depending on the mood of the day. Then I stumbled onto a brand new profession, called computer programming. It sounded technical, mysterious and lucrative. I decided to give it a try...
First step to voting? get registered (04/15/04)
Before Arkansans can make their voices heard in the May primary elections, they must register to vote by April 19, reminds Secretary of State Charlie Daniels. "Registering to vote is easier than ever," Daniels said. "You can just fill out a form, mail it in, and your county clerk takes care of the rest. And if you apply when you renew your driver's license, you don't even have to mail anything."...