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Stories from Thursday, June 3, 2004

Arnold receives honor from Air Force (06/03/04)
THAYER -- To recognize the important contributions technology education teachers make to their students' future, U.S. Air Force presented a 2003-04 Technology Education Outstanding Teacher Award to Mark Arnold who teaches technology education at Thayer High School. Arnold was presented with an engraved walnut plaque and tape measure during a ceremony May 19 by high school principal Kevin Hedden...
Cancer survivor luncheon set (06/03/04)
The Fulton County Relay for Life will hold a luncheon to honor area cancer survivors June 7 at 11:30 a.m. at the NAEC Orange Room. All area cancer survivors are invited to attend the luncheon, which is sponsored by the Salem Clinic -- Drs. Griffin Arnold and Rebecca Phillips. Call Carol Oliver at 895-3537 register for the luncheon...
School board meets Thayer School facilities inspected (06/03/04)
THAYER -- Thayer School District facilities were recently inspected. The inspections were reviewed and approved by Thayer School Board at its May 17. The application for 2004 summer school was approved. Classes started June 2 and will go through June 29...
Thayer sisters attend awards show (06/03/04)
NASHVILLE -- Two Thayer sisters attended the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Medallion Ceremony in Nashville, Tenn., May 2. Bonnie Cohn and Gale Foster, both members of the local George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame and Foundation, represented the local hall of fame at the ceremony...
Viola man charged with drug possession (06/03/04)
A Viola man is facing a variety of felony drug charges after law enforcement officials raided his home May 24. Richard Neal Holstine, 31, has been charged with possession of methamphetamine, a class C felony; manufacture of marijuana, a class C felony; possession of drug paraphernalia with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine, a class B felony; possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, a class C felony; and simultaneous possession of drugs and guns, a class Y felony...
Hay Foundation selects inductees into all (06/03/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame and Foundation of Mammoth Spring has chosen the 2004 George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame inductees. They are: Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Buck Owens, June Carter Cash, Cal Smith and Norma Jean. The George D. ...
Memphis man charged with assault on river (06/03/04)
Memorial Day brings cookouts, parades and ceremonies honoring those who've died for our country. And it also brings violence on the Spring River. One incident May 29 on the river led to the arrest of Jason J. Morin, 31, of Memphis, who has been charged with aggravated assault, a class D felony...
Copper jumpers used to steal electric power (06/03/04)
North Arkansas Electric Coop has declined to press charges against a Horseshoe Bend man police say admitted to stealing electricity. The man, who was not charged, was convicted of stealing water in the city last year. Horseshoe Bend Police Chief Fred Mitchell Jr. said he investigated a complaint by the NAEC that a Horseshoe Bend resident was using a copper "jumper" in his electric meter to steal electricity...
Thayer teen-ager to be arraigned in stabbing death (06/03/04)
WEST PLAINS -- A preliminary hearing for Brett Cotham was held May 21 in Howell County Associate Circuit Court to determine if the Thayer teen-ager could be bound over to Howell County Circuit. It was determined that Cotham would be bound over for arraignment and the proceedings would be held June 21...
Zeiger named Ash Flat police chief (06/03/04)
Ash Flat will continue to have police protection after hiring Mike Zeiger as chief of police. Zeiger will officially begin his new position June 1. He will replace former chief Shane Meyer who recently announced he had accepted a position with the Arkansas State Police...
Sharp County Relay for Life slated (06/03/04)
Cancer survivors and supporters are gearing up for the sixth annual Relay For Life in Sharp County. This year's event will be held June 5 at Highland High School from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and will offer the walk along with entertainment, games, food and a silent auction, with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society for cancer research...
Homecoming parade ... (06/03/04)
RIDING IN STYLE: Emily Pate, 5, of Salem shows off her painted pony Candyman at the 55th Annual Fulton County Homecoming Festival parade in Salem. Pate is the daughter of Mark and Holly Pate of Salem and the sister of Bethany Pate.
AGFC to host fishing derby (06/03/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) will hold a fishing derby for youngsters 12 years old and younger at the Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery June 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The hatchery is located south of Mammoth Spring at the end of State Highway 342. ...
Arnold receives honor from Air Force (06/03/04)
THAYER -- To recognize the important contributions technology education teachers make to their students' future, U.S. Air Force presented a 2003-04 Technology Education Outstanding Teacher Award to Mark Arnold who teaches technology education at Thayer High School. Arnold was presented with an engraved walnut plaque and tape measure during a ceremony May 19 by high school principal Kevin Hedden...
Hay Foundation selects inductees into all (06/03/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame and Foundation of Mammoth Spring has chosen the 2004 George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame inductees. They are: Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Buck Owens, June Carter Cash, Cal Smith and Norma Jean. The George D. ...
Cancer survivor luncheon set (06/03/04)
The Fulton County Relay for Life will hold a luncheon to honor area cancer survivors June 7 at 11:30 a.m. at the NAEC Orange Room. All area cancer survivors are invited to attend the luncheon, which is sponsored by the Salem Clinic -- Drs. Griffin Arnold and Rebecca Phillips. Call Carol Oliver at 895-3537 register for the luncheon...
Thayer sisters attend awards show (06/03/04)
NASHVILLE -- Two Thayer sisters attended the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Medallion Ceremony in Nashville, Tenn., May 2. Bonnie Cohn and Gale Foster, both members of the local George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame and Foundation, represented the local hall of fame at the ceremony...
Memphis man charged with assault on river (06/03/04)
Memorial Day brings cookouts, parades and ceremonies honoring those who've died for our country. And it also brings violence on the Spring River. One incident May 29 on the river led to the arrest of Jason J. Morin, 31, of Memphis, who has been charged with aggravated assault, a class D felony...
Thayer teen-ager to be arraigned in stabbing death (06/03/04)
WEST PLAINS -- A preliminary hearing for Brett Cotham was held May 21 in Howell County Associate Circuit Court to determine if the Thayer teen-ager could be bound over to Howell County Circuit. It was determined that Cotham would be bound over for arraignment and the proceedings would be held June 21...
Homecoming parade ... (06/03/04)
RIDING IN STYLE: Emily Pate, 5, of Salem shows off her painted pony Candyman at the 55th Annual Fulton County Homecoming Festival parade in Salem. Pate is the daughter of Mark and Holly Pate of Salem and the sister of Bethany Pate.
AGFC to host fishing derby (06/03/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) will hold a fishing derby for youngsters 12 years old and younger at the Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery June 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The hatchery is located south of Mammoth Spring at the end of State Highway 342. ...
Copper jumpers used to steal electric power (06/03/04)
North Arkansas Electric Coop has declined to press charges against a Horseshoe Bend man police say admitted to stealing electricity. The man, who was not charged, was convicted of stealing water in the city last year. Horseshoe Bend Police Chief Fred Mitchell Jr. said he investigated a complaint by the NAEC that a Horseshoe Bend resident was using a copper "jumper" in his electric meter to steal electricity...
Zeiger named Ash Flat police chief (06/03/04)
Ash Flat will continue to have police protection after hiring Mike Zeiger as chief of police. Zeiger will officially begin his new position June 1. He will replace former chief Shane Meyer who recently announced he had accepted a position with the Arkansas State Police...
School board meets Thayer School facilities inspected (06/03/04)
THAYER -- Thayer School District facilities were recently inspected. The inspections were reviewed and approved by Thayer School Board at its May 17. The application for 2004 summer school was approved. Classes started June 2 and will go through June 29...
Viola man charged with drug possession (06/03/04)
A Viola man is facing a variety of felony drug charges after law enforcement officials raided his home May 24. Richard Neal Holstine, 31, has been charged with possession of methamphetamine, a class C felony; manufacture of marijuana, a class C felony; possession of drug paraphernalia with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine, a class B felony; possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, a class C felony; and simultaneous possession of drugs and guns, a class Y felony...
Sharp County Relay for Life slated (06/03/04)
Cancer survivors and supporters are gearing up for the sixth annual Relay For Life in Sharp County. This year's event will be held June 5 at Highland High School from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and will offer the walk along with entertainment, games, food and a silent auction, with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society for cancer research...
Hardy to hold Anything Goes Flea Market (06/03/04)
Main Street Hardy will hold the "Anything Goes Flea Market" from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 5 in Hardy. This event is held in Hardy only. Space is available on Main Street in the King Auction Real Estate lot. Residents within the city limits are encouraged to join this event by holding yard sales on this day...
Guffey, Hurtt slate nuptials (06/03/04)
Lynn and Mary Guffey of Gepp, and William and Lisa Hurtt of Salem have announced the marriage of their children, Miranda Elizabeth and Rusty Lee. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Loyd "Buck" Guffey and the late Zema Guffey and the late Otis and Mada Moore...
Highland VFW to hold roast pork dinner (06/03/04)
Highland VFW 4772 will serve roast pork and barbecue pork dinners June 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Highland VFW Post. Included on the menu will be baked potato, vegetable, salad bar, dessert, garlic bread and beverage. Dinners are open to the public...
Neden, Lemonier to wed (06/03/04)
The parents of Eli Lemonier and Andrea Neden have announced the upcoming wedding of their children on June 19 in Olathe, Kan. The bride-elect is a 1997 graduate of Olathe North High School and 2000 graduate of Johnson County School of Nursing. She is employed at Methodist Hospital in Memphis as a registered nurse...
Lions offer health care assistance (06/03/04)
Cherokee Village Lions club has health care equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, canes, potty chairs and bath stools to loan to those in need of assistance. Contact Ken Wandless at 257-4359 or Charles Rice at 257-5286 for assistance.
Guffey, Hurtt slate nuptials (06/03/04)
Lynn and Mary Guffey of Gepp, and William and Lisa Hurtt of Salem have announced the marriage of their children, Miranda Elizabeth and Rusty Lee. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Loyd "Buck" Guffey and the late Zema Guffey and the late Otis and Mada Moore...
Neden, Lemonier to wed (06/03/04)
The parents of Eli Lemonier and Andrea Neden have announced the upcoming wedding of their children on June 19 in Olathe, Kan. The bride-elect is a 1997 graduate of Olathe North High School and 2000 graduate of Johnson County School of Nursing. She is employed at Methodist Hospital in Memphis as a registered nurse...
Hardy to hold Anything Goes Flea Market (06/03/04)
Main Street Hardy will hold the "Anything Goes Flea Market" from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 5 in Hardy. This event is held in Hardy only. Space is available on Main Street in the King Auction Real Estate lot. Residents within the city limits are encouraged to join this event by holding yard sales on this day...
Highland VFW to hold roast pork dinner (06/03/04)
Highland VFW 4772 will serve roast pork and barbecue pork dinners June 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Highland VFW Post. Included on the menu will be baked potato, vegetable, salad bar, dessert, garlic bread and beverage. Dinners are open to the public...
Lions offer health care assistance (06/03/04)
Cherokee Village Lions club has health care equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, canes, potty chairs and bath stools to loan to those in need of assistance. Contact Ken Wandless at 257-4359 or Charles Rice at 257-5286 for assistance.
Bobcats blast way out of hole, sink Vikings in sectionals (06/03/04)
Perseverance is an amazing thing. Often times, this intangible element is the only thing that separates a good team from a great team. This ability to fight back and climb out of a hole was definitely on display May 26 as the Thayer Bobcats played host to the Valley Vikings in the Class 1 sectionals, with a trip to the state quarterfinals on the line...
June is month for zone doe quota permits (06/03/04)
If hunters want to harvest a doe with a gun next November in nearly half of Arkansas, they have to take some action in June. The process begins by applying for a free zone doe quota permit. Without the permit, hunting will be for bucks only during the muzzle-loader and modern gun deer seasons in Deer Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11. ...
Early-season boaters need to start with basics (06/03/04)
Airplane pilots begin every flight by going over a checklist on the ground. Boaters should learn a similar procedure. Early in the warm weather season, some boaters may rush to get on the water and overlook small details that could cause trouble. Beginning boaters, too, need to check over these details that may not be familiar to them, said Sgt. Stephanie Moudy, boating law administrator with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission...
Benefit trail ride slated (06/03/04)
Pioneer Saddle Club will hold the Ozark Independent Living's annual Riding For Ramps benefit trail ride at 10 a.m. June 5 across from the Devil's Backbone Wilderness. Registration begins at 8 a.m. To reach the ride from West Plans, go west on CC Highway about 14-1/2 miles and turn right into the trailhead near the Ozark County line. The ride will leave promptly at 10 a.m...
AGFC Kid's Fishing Derby slated (06/03/04)
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold a Kid's Fishing Derby for children age 12 and younger at the Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 12. The hatchery is located 2.5 miles south of Mammoth Spring at the end of state Highway 342. The children will be fishing in the hatchery's stocked ponds for rainbow trout. Anglers must bring their own bait...
Early-season boaters need to start with basics (06/03/04)
Airplane pilots begin every flight by going over a checklist on the ground. Boaters should learn a similar procedure. Early in the warm weather season, some boaters may rush to get on the water and overlook small details that could cause trouble. Beginning boaters, too, need to check over these details that may not be familiar to them, said Sgt. Stephanie Moudy, boating law administrator with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission...
June is month for zone doe quota permits (06/03/04)
If hunters want to harvest a doe with a gun next November in nearly half of Arkansas, they have to take some action in June. The process begins by applying for a free zone doe quota permit. Without the permit, hunting will be for bucks only during the muzzle-loader and modern gun deer seasons in Deer Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11. ...
Bobcats blast way out of hole, sink Vikings in sectionals (06/03/04)
Perseverance is an amazing thing. Often times, this intangible element is the only thing that separates a good team from a great team. This ability to fight back and climb out of a hole was definitely on display May 26 as the Thayer Bobcats played host to the Valley Vikings in the Class 1 sectionals, with a trip to the state quarterfinals on the line...
Benefit trail ride slated (06/03/04)
Pioneer Saddle Club will hold the Ozark Independent Living's annual Riding For Ramps benefit trail ride at 10 a.m. June 5 across from the Devil's Backbone Wilderness. Registration begins at 8 a.m. To reach the ride from West Plans, go west on CC Highway about 14-1/2 miles and turn right into the trailhead near the Ozark County line. The ride will leave promptly at 10 a.m...
AGFC Kid's Fishing Derby slated (06/03/04)
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold a Kid's Fishing Derby for children age 12 and younger at the Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 12. The hatchery is located 2.5 miles south of Mammoth Spring at the end of state Highway 342. The children will be fishing in the hatchery's stocked ponds for rainbow trout. Anglers must bring their own bait...
James D. "Don" Baker (06/03/04)
James D. "Don" Baker, 87, son of the late Luther Baker and Alma Criglar Baker was born on Jan. 2, 1917, at the foot of Honeysuckle Hill near Charlotte, Ark. He died May 23, 2004, in Newark, Ark. James married Requa Morgan April 22, 1944, in Wideman, Ark., and to this union a child was born...
Helen Hazel Wingard (06/03/04)
Helen Hazel Wingard, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died May 26, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 18, 1930, in Locust Grove, Okla. She was a registered nurse. Survivors include her husband, James Wingard; a son, James A. Wingard of Hardy; a daughter, Mary Margaret Wingard of Texas; and five grandchildren...
Lloyd Almond Cotter (06/03/04)
Lloyd Almond Cotter, 86, of Gepp, Ark., was born Feb. 28, 1918, in Gepp, Ark., the son of the late Gilbert Marven and Lemma Johns Cotter. He died May 23, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He married Adlee Velna Barker Nov. 11, 1946, at Viola, Ark., and was married for 45 years before she preceded him in death...
R.F. Farris (06/03/04)
R.F. Farris, 77, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 23, 2004, at Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Jan. 27, 1927 in Rector, Ark., the son of Karrie Billeydoux Farris and Allie Farris. He was a retired machinist for IBC products in Troy, Mich., and was a United States Army veteran...
Virginia Emery Moore (06/03/04)
Virginia Emery Moore of Mountain City, Texas, was born on Aug. 17, 1922. She died May 25, 2004. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Sterlin Moore and their three daughters -- Dianne Hart, of San Antonio, Texas, Mary Windle of the Village of Golf, Florida and Judy Simon, Manhattan Beach, California...
Pearl Elizabeth Austin (06/03/04)
Services for Pearl Elizabeth Austin, 90 of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Norris City, Ill., were May 23, 2004 at Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City. The Rev. Scott Webb officiated the service and burial was in Lick Creek Cemetery. She died May 21, 2004, at her home...
Earl Franklin Mayes (06/03/04)
Earl Franklin Mayes, 74, of Cave City, died May 24, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City; Born March 10, 1930, at Tansboro, N.J., he was the son of James Franklin and Emma Hutton Mayes. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force as a tech sgt., having served 26 years. He was a retired electrician, a member of the Disabled American Veterans, and the American Legion...
Harvey D. Branscum (06/03/04)
Harvey D. Branscum, 64, son of the late Albert Branscum and Beulah Bagwell Branscum was born on March 30, 1940, in Culp, Ark. He died May 24, 2004, in Little Rock, Ark. During his working years he worked as a logger and farmer. He was of the Pentecostal faith...
Earl Franklin Mayes (06/03/04)
Earl Franklin Mayes, 74, of Cave City, died May 24, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City; Born March 10, 1930, at Tansboro, N.J., he was the son of James Franklin and Emma Hutton Mayes. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force as a tech sgt., having served 26 years. He was a retired electrician, a member of the Disabled American Veterans, and the American Legion...
Pearl Elizabeth Austin (06/03/04)
Services for Pearl Elizabeth Austin, 90 of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Norris City, Ill., were May 23, 2004 at Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City. The Rev. Scott Webb officiated the service and burial was in Lick Creek Cemetery. She died May 21, 2004, at her home...
Harvey D. Branscum (06/03/04)
Harvey D. Branscum, 64, son of the late Albert Branscum and Beulah Bagwell Branscum was born on March 30, 1940, in Culp, Ark. He died May 24, 2004, in Little Rock, Ark. During his working years he worked as a logger and farmer. He was of the Pentecostal faith...
James D. "Don" Baker (06/03/04)
James D. "Don" Baker, 87, son of the late Luther Baker and Alma Criglar Baker was born on Jan. 2, 1917, at the foot of Honeysuckle Hill near Charlotte, Ark. He died May 23, 2004, in Newark, Ark. James married Requa Morgan April 22, 1944, in Wideman, Ark., and to this union a child was born...
R.F. Farris (06/03/04)
R.F. Farris, 77, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 23, 2004, at Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Jan. 27, 1927 in Rector, Ark., the son of Karrie Billeydoux Farris and Allie Farris. He was a retired machinist for IBC products in Troy, Mich., and was a United States Army veteran...
Helen Hazel Wingard (06/03/04)
Helen Hazel Wingard, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died May 26, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 18, 1930, in Locust Grove, Okla. She was a registered nurse. Survivors include her husband, James Wingard; a son, James A. Wingard of Hardy; a daughter, Mary Margaret Wingard of Texas; and five grandchildren...
Virginia Emery Moore (06/03/04)
Virginia Emery Moore of Mountain City, Texas, was born on Aug. 17, 1922. She died May 25, 2004. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Sterlin Moore and their three daughters -- Dianne Hart, of San Antonio, Texas, Mary Windle of the Village of Golf, Florida and Judy Simon, Manhattan Beach, California...
Lloyd Almond Cotter (06/03/04)
Lloyd Almond Cotter, 86, of Gepp, Ark., was born Feb. 28, 1918, in Gepp, Ark., the son of the late Gilbert Marven and Lemma Johns Cotter. He died May 23, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He married Adlee Velna Barker Nov. 11, 1946, at Viola, Ark., and was married for 45 years before she preceded him in death...
Dykes, Smith to wed (06/03/04)
Tom and Ann Dykes of Oxford have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Dykes, to Roger Lynn Smith, son of Leonard and Maxine Smith of Ash Flat. The prospective groom is from Ash Flat and the bride-elect is from Glencoe. The wedding will be held at 1 p.m. June 12 at Violet Hill Assembly of God...
Cook, McCord to wed on farm (06/03/04)
Jayne Romine Cook and Kelvin McCord have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Len and Avis Romine of Glencoe. The prospective groom is the son of Dale and Levda McCord of Ash Flat. The western sunset ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. June 5 at the Chad Himschoot farm located two miles south of Ash Flat on Corinth Road...
Holder, Martin to exchange vows (06/03/04)
Richard and Janis Holder of Paragould have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kerie Michelle Holder, to Jeramy Christopher Martin of Jonesboro, son of Lisa Allbright of Hot Springs and the late Kevin Stewart Martin...
Cook, McCord to wed on farm (06/03/04)
Jayne Romine Cook and Kelvin McCord have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Len and Avis Romine of Glencoe. The prospective groom is the son of Dale and Levda McCord of Ash Flat. The western sunset ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. June 5 at the Chad Himschoot farm located two miles south of Ash Flat on Corinth Road...
Dykes, Smith to wed (06/03/04)
Tom and Ann Dykes of Oxford have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Dykes, to Roger Lynn Smith, son of Leonard and Maxine Smith of Ash Flat. The prospective groom is from Ash Flat and the bride-elect is from Glencoe. The wedding will be held at 1 p.m. June 12 at Violet Hill Assembly of God...
Holder, Martin to exchange vows (06/03/04)
Richard and Janis Holder of Paragould have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kerie Michelle Holder, to Jeramy Christopher Martin of Jonesboro, son of Lisa Allbright of Hot Springs and the late Kevin Stewart Martin...
Floyds to mark 50 years (06/03/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Don Floyd of Cherokee Village will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 6 with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Cherokee Village United Methodist Church at 21 Otter & Keno Drive. Don Floyd and the former Betty Pickens were married May 30, 1954, at First Methodist Church in Carlisle, Ark. ...
Floyds to mark 50 years (06/03/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Don Floyd of Cherokee Village will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 6 with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Cherokee Village United Methodist Church at 21 Otter & Keno Drive. Don Floyd and the former Betty Pickens were married May 30, 1954, at First Methodist Church in Carlisle, Ark. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (06/03/04)
In April of 1961 the U.S.A. launched a military offensive against Cuba in an attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro and impose a democracy on a communist nation. Approximately 1,300 CIA-trained Cuban exiles stormed the beaches at a location called the Bay of Pigs but were soundly defeated by Cuban forces because of a lack of understanding of human nature by the Kennedy Administration. ...
State Capitol Week in Review (06/03/04)
The expansion of the Arkansas prison system over the past two decades has been extraordinary. Every other state in the country has experienced similar growth in their prison systems. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, in 1923 there were only 61 state prisons in the country. ...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (06/03/04)
Even though Jackie and I have been living here in the Ark-Mo area for more than six months, our TV has never been hooked up to the cable or Direct-TV. There are several reasons for this. First, I don't watch the filth and trash which is so readily accessible on most programs and I do not intend to pay my hard-earned money to have such rotten stuff piped into my home...
State Capitol Week in Review (06/03/04)
The expansion of the Arkansas prison system over the past two decades has been extraordinary. Every other state in the country has experienced similar growth in their prison systems. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, in 1923 there were only 61 state prisons in the country. ...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (06/03/04)
Even though Jackie and I have been living here in the Ark-Mo area for more than six months, our TV has never been hooked up to the cable or Direct-TV. There are several reasons for this. First, I don't watch the filth and trash which is so readily accessible on most programs and I do not intend to pay my hard-earned money to have such rotten stuff piped into my home...
Boldly Going Nowhere (06/03/04)
In April of 1961 the U.S.A. launched a military offensive against Cuba in an attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro and impose a democracy on a communist nation. Approximately 1,300 CIA-trained Cuban exiles stormed the beaches at a location called the Bay of Pigs but were soundly defeated by Cuban forces because of a lack of understanding of human nature by the Kennedy Administration. ...