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Stories from Thursday, July 1, 2004

Judge Hass goes to conference (07/01/04)
LAKE OF THE OZARKS -- Judge William T. Hass recently attended the 2004 Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association held at Lake of the Ozarks. Hass is the municipal judge for the cities of Mountain View, Thayer and West Plains in Missouri and Mammoth Spring in Arkansas...
Jesus Jam in full swing at Thayer (07/01/04)
THAYER -- Children and grandchildren age 12 and over are invited to something like a Promise Keepers meeting for kids. They'll meet with kids from Bible based churches of Thayer and Mammoth Spring for nine Friday nights of Christian music, small group studies, food and prizes. This is all at no charge and no offering will be taken...
BIG RIGS (07/01/04)
A high volume of big trucks and local traffic at the intersection of Highway 63 and 142 East has many Thayer residents worried that when the new Thayer Elementary School opens in August there could be trouble. A recent meeting at Thayer with MoDOT District Engineer Tom Stehn resulted in Stehn telling those in attendance to gather more information concerning the intersection...
Thayer FCCLA works hard (07/01/04)
THAYER -- Since the beginning of school last fall, Thayer FCCLA members have been working to raise money to attend the National Cluster Meeting in Jacksonville, Fla. They may have been spotted at the Thayer Wal-Mart working at the car wash and at Thayer High school working at one of the two yard sales they had. All of their hard work paid off when they loaded the tour buses and headed for Florida...
Izard body identified (07/01/04)
The body of an elderly man found in Izard County June 20 has been identified and his cause of death has been determined. Charles Bolte, 74, of Crawford, Colo., died of pneumonia approximately two months ago, according to a preliminary autopsy report released by the Arkansas State Medical Examiner's Office...
Salem bans engine compression brake use (07/01/04)
Semi drivers traveling through Salem will no longer have the option of using their engine compression brakes -- unless they're ready to pay a fine. By a unanimous vote the Salem City Council passed an ordinance June 24 banning the use of engine compression brakes in the Salem city limits...
Grass resigns from SHS (07/01/04)
Salem Greyhound Head Football Coach Bob Grass resigned June 21 at the Salem School Board meeting. In a letter addressed to the board Grass said he is resigning to pursue a military career. Grass, a Marine major, has been on active duty since 2002. He missed the 2003 football season while performing his military duties...
Alton woman, child injured in accident (07/01/04)
ALTON -- An Alton woman and her step-grandson were injured in a one vehicle accident just south of Alton June 23. According to Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 5:55 p.m. four miles south of Alton on Highway 19. Carlene Roberson, 34, of Alton was driving a 1990 Ford Probe when she ran off the road in a curve, struck a culvert and overturned, coming to rest on its top. A passenger in the Roberson vehicle, Trevin Dicks, 2, of West Plains was injured in the accident...
Happy 4th of July (07/01/04)
The tri-county area has several Independence Day activities planned. Following is a list of those activities. The Big 4th of July Fireworks in the Park will begin at 7 p.m. in Salem. Free food and entertainment will be provided. The fireworks display will begin at dark. Those planning to attend are asked to bring lawn chairs. Churches are encouraged to make plans to attend after the evening services...
Stehn says to gather more information (07/01/04)
THAYER -- Representing her husband, Pauline Manes addressed several members of Thayer City Council, Thayer Mayor Allen Deckard, Missouri Department of Transportation District (MoDOT) Engineer Tom Stehn, and other invited guests at Thayer City Hall recently. "Our main concern is the safety of the children crossing Highway 63," she said...
July 4th activities planned (07/01/04)
THAYER -- Independence Day activities are set for the Thayer Football Field July 4 starting at 5 p.m. The first jump of the SEMO Skydivers is set for between 5 and 5:30 that evening. The presentation of colors by the American Legion and a patriotic speech by the Rev. Bill Banks of Thayer First Baptist Church will be presented at 6:30...
Body found in Bend house fire (07/01/04)
A woman died in a house fire June 28 in Horseshoe Bend. "At this time we cannot positively identify the body as Jody Tomlinson's, but we presume it is her," said Horseshoe Bend Police Chief Fred Mitchell Jr. Tomlinson, 46, was the owner and lone occupant of the house...
South Central Drug Task Force to receive fed funds (07/01/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson announced last week that funding for the U.S. Office of Justice Programs was approved with her support in the House Appropriations Committee. Emerson said the bill identifies four 8h District projects to receive funding, although specific amounts will not be determined until later this year. Emerson represents the 8th Congressional District which includes Oregon County...
Izard escapee charged (07/01/04)
Izard County Sheriff Joe Martz said jail escapee David Lee Armstrong was in custody and recuperating from his scratches and tick bites after his escape June 21 from the Izard County Detention Center. Armstrong, 45, was charged June 28 with second degree escape, a class D felony; residential burglary, a class B felony; felon in possession of a firearm, a class B felony; and theft of property, a class C felony...
Viola man charged with sexual assault (07/01/04)
A Viola man was charged with sexual assault June 21 after the Arkansas State Police investigated a complaint by an 8-year-old female. Justin L. Hutson, 19, has been charged with sexual assault in the second degree, a class B felony. According to an affidavit released by the Fulton County Clerk's office, Hutson and the alleged victim were at the girl's aunt's home in Viola when the incidents took place...
Salem bans engine compression brake use (07/01/04)
Semi drivers traveling through Salem will no longer have the option of using their engine compression brakes -- unless they're ready to pay a fine. By a unanimous vote the Salem City Council passed an ordinance June 24 banning the use of engine compression brakes in the Salem city limits...
Stehn says to gather more information (07/01/04)
THAYER -- Representing her husband, Pauline Manes addressed several members of Thayer City Council, Thayer Mayor Allen Deckard, Missouri Department of Transportation District (MoDOT) Engineer Tom Stehn, and other invited guests at Thayer City Hall recently. "Our main concern is the safety of the children crossing Highway 63," she said...
Happy 4th of July (07/01/04)
The tri-county area has several Independence Day activities planned. Following is a list of those activities. The Big 4th of July Fireworks in the Park will begin at 7 p.m. in Salem. Free food and entertainment will be provided. The fireworks display will begin at dark. Those planning to attend are asked to bring lawn chairs. Churches are encouraged to make plans to attend after the evening services...
Jesus Jam in full swing at Thayer (07/01/04)
THAYER -- Children and grandchildren age 12 and over are invited to something like a Promise Keepers meeting for kids. They'll meet with kids from Bible based churches of Thayer and Mammoth Spring for nine Friday nights of Christian music, small group studies, food and prizes. This is all at no charge and no offering will be taken...
Thayer FCCLA works hard (07/01/04)
THAYER -- Since the beginning of school last fall, Thayer FCCLA members have been working to raise money to attend the National Cluster Meeting in Jacksonville, Fla. They may have been spotted at the Thayer Wal-Mart working at the car wash and at Thayer High school working at one of the two yard sales they had. All of their hard work paid off when they loaded the tour buses and headed for Florida...
Alton woman, child injured in accident (07/01/04)
ALTON -- An Alton woman and her step-grandson were injured in a one vehicle accident just south of Alton June 23. According to Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 5:55 p.m. four miles south of Alton on Highway 19. Carlene Roberson, 34, of Alton was driving a 1990 Ford Probe when she ran off the road in a curve, struck a culvert and overturned, coming to rest on its top. A passenger in the Roberson vehicle, Trevin Dicks, 2, of West Plains was injured in the accident...
Grass resigns from SHS (07/01/04)
Salem Greyhound Head Football Coach Bob Grass resigned June 21 at the Salem School Board meeting. In a letter addressed to the board Grass said he is resigning to pursue a military career. Grass, a Marine major, has been on active duty since 2002. He missed the 2003 football season while performing his military duties...
Judge Hass goes to conference (07/01/04)
LAKE OF THE OZARKS -- Judge William T. Hass recently attended the 2004 Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association held at Lake of the Ozarks. Hass is the municipal judge for the cities of Mountain View, Thayer and West Plains in Missouri and Mammoth Spring in Arkansas...
Izard body identified (07/01/04)
The body of an elderly man found in Izard County June 20 has been identified and his cause of death has been determined. Charles Bolte, 74, of Crawford, Colo., died of pneumonia approximately two months ago, according to a preliminary autopsy report released by the Arkansas State Medical Examiner's Office...
BIG RIGS (07/01/04)
A high volume of big trucks and local traffic at the intersection of Highway 63 and 142 East has many Thayer residents worried that when the new Thayer Elementary School opens in August there could be trouble. A recent meeting at Thayer with MoDOT District Engineer Tom Stehn resulted in Stehn telling those in attendance to gather more information concerning the intersection...
Izard escapee charged (07/01/04)
Izard County Sheriff Joe Martz said jail escapee David Lee Armstrong was in custody and recuperating from his scratches and tick bites after his escape June 21 from the Izard County Detention Center. Armstrong, 45, was charged June 28 with second degree escape, a class D felony; residential burglary, a class B felony; felon in possession of a firearm, a class B felony; and theft of property, a class C felony...
Body found in Bend house fire (07/01/04)
A woman died in a house fire June 28 in Horseshoe Bend. "At this time we cannot positively identify the body as Jody Tomlinson's, but we presume it is her," said Horseshoe Bend Police Chief Fred Mitchell Jr. Tomlinson, 46, was the owner and lone occupant of the house...
July 4th activities planned (07/01/04)
THAYER -- Independence Day activities are set for the Thayer Football Field July 4 starting at 5 p.m. The first jump of the SEMO Skydivers is set for between 5 and 5:30 that evening. The presentation of colors by the American Legion and a patriotic speech by the Rev. Bill Banks of Thayer First Baptist Church will be presented at 6:30...
South Central Drug Task Force to receive fed funds (07/01/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson announced last week that funding for the U.S. Office of Justice Programs was approved with her support in the House Appropriations Committee. Emerson said the bill identifies four 8h District projects to receive funding, although specific amounts will not be determined until later this year. Emerson represents the 8th Congressional District which includes Oregon County...
Viola man charged with sexual assault (07/01/04)
A Viola man was charged with sexual assault June 21 after the Arkansas State Police investigated a complaint by an 8-year-old female. Justin L. Hutson, 19, has been charged with sexual assault in the second degree, a class B felony. According to an affidavit released by the Fulton County Clerk's office, Hutson and the alleged victim were at the girl's aunt's home in Viola when the incidents took place...
Deadline for vitamin refund approaching (07/01/04)
Those who bought vitamin products (such as that mixed in animal feed) between Jan. 1, 1990, and Dec. 31, 1999, may be able to get their money back, according to the settlement of the Crawford v. F. Hoffmann-La Roche, et al class-action lawsuit. Commercial Settlement Class members can still register for refund, but time is growing short. ...
Emery, Hoskinds to unite in marriage (07/01/04)
Krista Kay Emery, daughter of John and Glenda Emery of Sturkie, and Adam David Hoskinds, son of David and Rita Hoskinds of Melbourne, will exchange marriage vows at 2 p.m. July 3 at Melbourne Church of Christ. The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Salem High School. The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of Melbourne High School...
Deadline for vitamin refund approaching (07/01/04)
Those who bought vitamin products (such as that mixed in animal feed) between Jan. 1, 1990, and Dec. 31, 1999, may be able to get their money back, according to the settlement of the Crawford v. F. Hoffmann-La Roche, et al class-action lawsuit. Commercial Settlement Class members can still register for refund, but time is growing short. ...
Emery, Hoskinds to unite in marriage (07/01/04)
Krista Kay Emery, daughter of John and Glenda Emery of Sturkie, and Adam David Hoskinds, son of David and Rita Hoskinds of Melbourne, will exchange marriage vows at 2 p.m. July 3 at Melbourne Church of Christ. The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Salem High School. The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of Melbourne High School...
Driver suffers injuries in speedway mishap (07/01/04)
West Plains Motor Speedway had an exciting night of racing June 26, with an injury to an area driver marring an otherwise outstanding night at the track. The Hobby Stock feature got under way and early in the event a single car mishap left Kevin Burton of Hardy with injuries that warranted him being transported to St. Johns Hospital in Springfield. Burton underwent surgery during the morning of June 27 and is reported to be in stable condition, with a full recovery anticipated...
Miller headed to the diamond at Williams Baptist College (07/01/04)
Andy Miller of Melbourne will play baseball next year for Williams Baptist College. Miller, a 2004 graduate of Melbourne High School, signed his commitment with the Eagles in a June 18 ceremony. Miller played third base and outfield for the Bearkatz. He had a .373 batting average with two home runs his senior year, and he had a .437 on-base percentage. Miller posted a .400 batting average with one home run during his junior year...
13th annual Greyhound Classic on tap (07/01/04)
The 13th annual Greyhound Classic Golf Tournament is slated for August 7 at the Turkey Mountain Golf Course in Horseshoe Bend. The tournament is a two-person scramble beginning at 8 a.m. Entry fee is $50 per team. Prizes will be awarded to the top three places in four flights. Entry forms are available at the Turkey Mountain Pro Shop or golfers can enter by calling Eric Chambers at 670-4447, Wendall Smith at 895-2220, or Larry Brown at 895-3661...
Martin, Henry tabbed All-State for diamond Bobcats (07/01/04)
A sure indicator of a successful season for a team is the individual honors and awards that follow in the off season. This is true of the Thayer Bobcats' baseball squad, as the team finished a highly-productive run through the post-season with a pair of Bobcat regulars being named to the All-State team...
Driver suffers injuries in speedway mishap (07/01/04)
West Plains Motor Speedway had an exciting night of racing June 26, with an injury to an area driver marring an otherwise outstanding night at the track. The Hobby Stock feature got under way and early in the event a single car mishap left Kevin Burton of Hardy with injuries that warranted him being transported to St. Johns Hospital in Springfield. Burton underwent surgery during the morning of June 27 and is reported to be in stable condition, with a full recovery anticipated...
Martin, Henry tabbed All-State for diamond Bobcats (07/01/04)
A sure indicator of a successful season for a team is the individual honors and awards that follow in the off season. This is true of the Thayer Bobcats' baseball squad, as the team finished a highly-productive run through the post-season with a pair of Bobcat regulars being named to the All-State team...
Miller headed to the diamond at Williams Baptist College (07/01/04)
Andy Miller of Melbourne will play baseball next year for Williams Baptist College. Miller, a 2004 graduate of Melbourne High School, signed his commitment with the Eagles in a June 18 ceremony. Miller played third base and outfield for the Bearkatz. He had a .373 batting average with two home runs his senior year, and he had a .437 on-base percentage. Miller posted a .400 batting average with one home run during his junior year...
13th annual Greyhound Classic on tap (07/01/04)
The 13th annual Greyhound Classic Golf Tournament is slated for August 7 at the Turkey Mountain Golf Course in Horseshoe Bend. The tournament is a two-person scramble beginning at 8 a.m. Entry fee is $50 per team. Prizes will be awarded to the top three places in four flights. Entry forms are available at the Turkey Mountain Pro Shop or golfers can enter by calling Eric Chambers at 670-4447, Wendall Smith at 895-2220, or Larry Brown at 895-3661...
Geradine McNeight (07/01/04)
Geraldine P. McNeight, 76, of Cherokee Village died June 20, 2004, in Cherokee Village. Born Feb. 18, 1928, in Dunkirk, NY, she was the daughter of Reul and Cecil Hesch Proper. She was married to Gene H. McNeight Nov. 21, 1947, in Dunkirk. She moved with her husband to Cherokee Village 10 years ago from Sterling Heights, Mich...
Lillian Agnes Scott (07/01/04)
Lillian Agnes Scott, 76, of Hardy, Arkansas, died June 24, 2004 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born March 12, 1928, she was the daughter of Joseph and Lillian Goetz Younger. She was a retired waitress and a homemaker. She attended St. Michaels Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Damon Sutherland (07/01/04)
Damon Sutherland, 88, of Mammoth Spring, formerly of Camp, Ark., son of the late Cleveland Theodore Sutherland and Simmie Mae Sullivant Sutherland, was born May 11, 1916, in Camp and died June 24, 2004, at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield, Mo...
Paul Lamphiere (07/01/04)
Paul Lamphiere, 67, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 15, 2004 at his home. He was born March 1, 1937 in South Kingston, R.I., the son of Clara Cook Lamphiere and Howard Lamphiere. He was employed as a caregiver. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl A. ...
Clovis Merlyn Ragsdale (07/01/04)
Clovis Merlyn Ragsdale, 86, son of the late Mont C. Ragsdale and Rosa Lee Taylor Ragsdale, was born Jan. 30, 1918, in Fulton County, Ark. He died June 22, 2004, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. He was married to Thelma Boler on June 1, 1939 in Fulton County, Ark...
Robert Vernon Blair (07/01/04)
Robert Vernon Blair, 72, of Camp, Ark., son of Irma Fay Futhey Blair Miller and the late Vernon Henry Blair was born Jan. 31, 1932, at Boulder City, Nev. He died June 26, 2004, at Salem, Ark. Robert married Gerane Ann Surprise July 3, 1961, at Crown Point, Ind...
Jimmie Lind Chapin (07/01/04)
Jimmie Lind Chapin, 62, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Edmond and Litha Jane Crain Chapin, was born July 25, 1941, in Manilla, Ark. He died June 22, 2004, at Salem. He spent his working years as a father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and as a construction worker...
Hayden Lyn Johnson (07/01/04)
Hayden Lyn Johnson, infant son of Calvin and Candy Mask Johnson of Thomasville, Mo., was born and died on June 22, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include his parents; a sister, Hannah Johnson of Thomasville, Mo.; a brother, Derek Johnson of Thomasville; his maternal grandparents, Richard and Luetta Mask of Mammoth Spring; and his paternal grandparents, Phillip and Ruby Johnson of Thomasville...
L. Alene Shulte (07/01/04)
L. Alene Johnson Gibbs Shulte, age 56, of Ash Flat, Ark., died June 21, 2004, at Hunsville, Ark. Born in Cash, Ark., she was a homemaker, living in Ash Flat since September 2003, moving to Rogers after living in Hoxie for several years. Survivors include her husband, Louis Schulte of the home; three daughters -- Valerie Holcomb of McCroy, Chrissee Gibbs of Fayetteville and Jennifer Arnold of Rogers; four step-children -- Bob Schulte, Jack Schulte, Kathy Miller and Judy Libke; four sisters -- Mary Ann Jones of Ash Flat, Faye Lewis of Springdale, Karen Selman of Lincoln and Lynn McCamis of Highland; four brothers -- J. ...
William Bradbury (07/01/04)
William Clayton Bradbury, 91, of Salem, son of the Late William Shubble Bradbury and Nellie Adeline Cox Bradbury, was born Oct. 8, 1912, in Pittsburg, Okla. He died June 20, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. He was married to Martha Lurene Carter. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was self employed as a farmer and he was a member of Salem Church of Christ...
Ronald Lee Hisle (07/01/04)
Ronald Lee Hisle, 68, was born Feb. 7, 1936, in Atchison, Kan., and died June 17, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. He married Lorene Winnie, Feb. 27, 1969, in Riverside, Calif. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and later became a recreational vehicle salesman...
Ruby Adell Isom (07/01/04)
Ruby Adell Isom, 83, of Licking, Mo., formerly of Viola, Ark., was born Aug. 13, 1920, in Viola to Claud and Nellie Rand Isom. She died June 25, 2004, in Texas County Hospital in Licking. She was a homemaker and a member of the Rambo Assembly of God Church in Licking...
Jesse Dowdy (07/01/04)
Jesse Dowdy, 79, of Mammoth Spring, the son of the late Otto and Lourana Bell Dowdy, was born Jan. 8, 1925, at Mammoth Spring and died June 21, 2004, in St. John's Regional Center in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Dowdy of the home; two sons -- Donald Dowdy of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Danny Dowdy of Blue Springs, Mo.; a stepson, Richard Burlingame and wife, Judy, of Independence, Mo.; two stepdaughters -- Linda Burlingame of Eldorado, Illinois, and Brenda Hunter and her husband, Owen, of Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, Johnny Dowdy of Koshkonong; three sisters -- Tresie Michaels of Mammoth Spring, Ruby Hollis of Thayer and Lora Mae Abney of Thayer; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.. ...
Eva Anna Davis (07/01/04)
Eva Anna Davis, was born March 17, 1907 in Ash Flat, Ark., to Joseph Campbell Gibson and Izora Insell. In 1924, she married William Jasper Billingsley of Fanklin, Ark., also known as "Papa Bill" to his family and friends. Eva and Bill had two daughters -- Anna Elizabeth and Wanda Dell Billingsley. These two daughters each had a child, Norman Sott Meador was born to Anna Elizabeth and Norman Meador in 1960. Gayla Faith Shipley was born to Wanda Dell and Wendell Richard Shipley in 1954...
Calvin Arthur Bragg (07/01/04)
Calvin Arthur Bragg, 70, of Viola, Ark., son of the late Fletchard Lavern and Mary Hamilton Bragg was born on Aug. 11, 1933, at Jamestown, N.Y. He died June 22, 2004, at Elgin, Ill. He married Margaret Nelle Pickens Jan. 23, 1960, at North Little Rock, Ark., and to this union two children were born...
William Bradbury (07/01/04)
William Clayton Bradbury, 91, of Salem, son of the Late William Shubble Bradbury and Nellie Adeline Cox Bradbury, was born Oct. 8, 1912, in Pittsburg, Okla. He died June 20, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. He was married to Martha Lurene Carter. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was self employed as a farmer and he was a member of Salem Church of Christ...
L. Alene Shulte (07/01/04)
L. Alene Johnson Gibbs Shulte, age 56, of Ash Flat, Ark., died June 21, 2004, at Hunsville, Ark. Born in Cash, Ark., she was a homemaker, living in Ash Flat since September 2003, moving to Rogers after living in Hoxie for several years. Survivors include her husband, Louis Schulte of the home; three daughters -- Valerie Holcomb of McCroy, Chrissee Gibbs of Fayetteville and Jennifer Arnold of Rogers; four step-children -- Bob Schulte, Jack Schulte, Kathy Miller and Judy Libke; four sisters -- Mary Ann Jones of Ash Flat, Faye Lewis of Springdale, Karen Selman of Lincoln and Lynn McCamis of Highland; four brothers -- J. ...
Robert Vernon Blair (07/01/04)
Robert Vernon Blair, 72, of Camp, Ark., son of Irma Fay Futhey Blair Miller and the late Vernon Henry Blair was born Jan. 31, 1932, at Boulder City, Nev. He died June 26, 2004, at Salem, Ark. Robert married Gerane Ann Surprise July 3, 1961, at Crown Point, Ind...
Hayden Lyn Johnson (07/01/04)
Hayden Lyn Johnson, infant son of Calvin and Candy Mask Johnson of Thomasville, Mo., was born and died on June 22, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include his parents; a sister, Hannah Johnson of Thomasville, Mo.; a brother, Derek Johnson of Thomasville; his maternal grandparents, Richard and Luetta Mask of Mammoth Spring; and his paternal grandparents, Phillip and Ruby Johnson of Thomasville...
Jimmie Lind Chapin (07/01/04)
Jimmie Lind Chapin, 62, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Edmond and Litha Jane Crain Chapin, was born July 25, 1941, in Manilla, Ark. He died June 22, 2004, at Salem. He spent his working years as a father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and as a construction worker...
Ronald Lee Hisle (07/01/04)
Ronald Lee Hisle, 68, was born Feb. 7, 1936, in Atchison, Kan., and died June 17, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. He married Lorene Winnie, Feb. 27, 1969, in Riverside, Calif. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and later became a recreational vehicle salesman...
Paul Lamphiere (07/01/04)
Paul Lamphiere, 67, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 15, 2004 at his home. He was born March 1, 1937 in South Kingston, R.I., the son of Clara Cook Lamphiere and Howard Lamphiere. He was employed as a caregiver. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl A. ...
Geradine McNeight (07/01/04)
Geraldine P. McNeight, 76, of Cherokee Village died June 20, 2004, in Cherokee Village. Born Feb. 18, 1928, in Dunkirk, NY, she was the daughter of Reul and Cecil Hesch Proper. She was married to Gene H. McNeight Nov. 21, 1947, in Dunkirk. She moved with her husband to Cherokee Village 10 years ago from Sterling Heights, Mich...
Damon Sutherland (07/01/04)
Damon Sutherland, 88, of Mammoth Spring, formerly of Camp, Ark., son of the late Cleveland Theodore Sutherland and Simmie Mae Sullivant Sutherland, was born May 11, 1916, in Camp and died June 24, 2004, at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield, Mo...
Lillian Agnes Scott (07/01/04)
Lillian Agnes Scott, 76, of Hardy, Arkansas, died June 24, 2004 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born March 12, 1928, she was the daughter of Joseph and Lillian Goetz Younger. She was a retired waitress and a homemaker. She attended St. Michaels Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Ruby Adell Isom (07/01/04)
Ruby Adell Isom, 83, of Licking, Mo., formerly of Viola, Ark., was born Aug. 13, 1920, in Viola to Claud and Nellie Rand Isom. She died June 25, 2004, in Texas County Hospital in Licking. She was a homemaker and a member of the Rambo Assembly of God Church in Licking...
Jesse Dowdy (07/01/04)
Jesse Dowdy, 79, of Mammoth Spring, the son of the late Otto and Lourana Bell Dowdy, was born Jan. 8, 1925, at Mammoth Spring and died June 21, 2004, in St. John's Regional Center in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Dowdy of the home; two sons -- Donald Dowdy of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Danny Dowdy of Blue Springs, Mo.; a stepson, Richard Burlingame and wife, Judy, of Independence, Mo.; two stepdaughters -- Linda Burlingame of Eldorado, Illinois, and Brenda Hunter and her husband, Owen, of Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, Johnny Dowdy of Koshkonong; three sisters -- Tresie Michaels of Mammoth Spring, Ruby Hollis of Thayer and Lora Mae Abney of Thayer; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.. ...
Calvin Arthur Bragg (07/01/04)
Calvin Arthur Bragg, 70, of Viola, Ark., son of the late Fletchard Lavern and Mary Hamilton Bragg was born on Aug. 11, 1933, at Jamestown, N.Y. He died June 22, 2004, at Elgin, Ill. He married Margaret Nelle Pickens Jan. 23, 1960, at North Little Rock, Ark., and to this union two children were born...
Clovis Merlyn Ragsdale (07/01/04)
Clovis Merlyn Ragsdale, 86, son of the late Mont C. Ragsdale and Rosa Lee Taylor Ragsdale, was born Jan. 30, 1918, in Fulton County, Ark. He died June 22, 2004, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. He was married to Thelma Boler on June 1, 1939 in Fulton County, Ark...
Eva Anna Davis (07/01/04)
Eva Anna Davis, was born March 17, 1907 in Ash Flat, Ark., to Joseph Campbell Gibson and Izora Insell. In 1924, she married William Jasper Billingsley of Fanklin, Ark., also known as "Papa Bill" to his family and friends. Eva and Bill had two daughters -- Anna Elizabeth and Wanda Dell Billingsley. These two daughters each had a child, Norman Sott Meador was born to Anna Elizabeth and Norman Meador in 1960. Gayla Faith Shipley was born to Wanda Dell and Wendell Richard Shipley in 1954...
Rocky Darren Holesapple II (07/01/04)
Rocky Holesapple and Debra Holesapple of Alton have announced the birth of their son, Rocky Darren Holesapple II, at 8:45 p.m. June 16, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 12-1/2 ounces, and was 22 inches long. He was welcomed home by sibling, Tiffany Jo, 9...
Taylor Elizabeth Runsick (07/01/04)
Kyle Runsick of Walnut Ridge has announced the birth of his sister, Taylor Elizabeth Runsick, June 18, 2004. She weighed 6 pounds, 14.4 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. She is daughter of Stewart and Kathey Runsick Her grandparents are Sharon and David Koch of Evening Shade and Roy and Suzanne Runsick of Evening Shade...
Logan Wade Jennings (07/01/04)
Chris and Sharmin Jennings of Viola have announced the birth of their son, Logan Wade Jennings, at 8:19 a.m. June 23 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by sister, Casey, and brother, Austin...
Taylor Elizabeth Runsick (07/01/04)
Kyle Runsick of Walnut Ridge has announced the birth of his sister, Taylor Elizabeth Runsick, June 18, 2004. She weighed 6 pounds, 14.4 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. She is daughter of Stewart and Kathey Runsick Her grandparents are Sharon and David Koch of Evening Shade and Roy and Suzanne Runsick of Evening Shade...
Rocky Darren Holesapple II (07/01/04)
Rocky Holesapple and Debra Holesapple of Alton have announced the birth of their son, Rocky Darren Holesapple II, at 8:45 p.m. June 16, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 12-1/2 ounces, and was 22 inches long. He was welcomed home by sibling, Tiffany Jo, 9...
Logan Wade Jennings (07/01/04)
Chris and Sharmin Jennings of Viola have announced the birth of their son, Logan Wade Jennings, at 8:19 a.m. June 23 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by sister, Casey, and brother, Austin...
Smith, Dienst to exchange vows (07/01/04)
Eddie Ray and Glenda Smith of Cherokee Village and Kevin and Ann Dienst of Hardy have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Sara Smith and Kal Dienst. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Maxine Rupple of Cherokee Village and the late Blue Rupple...
Cooper, Towns slate nuptials (07/01/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Danny R. Cooper of Searcy have announced the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Natalie Raye, to Chad Russell Towns, son of Kathy Gaffney of Salem and Mike Towns of Chickamauga, Ga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Faye Williams of Searcy, and the late Rev. Gib Williams, and Ray Cooper of Searcy and the late Maragret Cooper...
Saunders, Pearce-Gonzales to wed (07/01/04)
Rickey and Gayle Saunders of Salem have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Nicole, to Bryan Russell Pearce-Gonzales, son of Russell and Mary Pearce of Gainesville, Va. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Tressie Saunders of Salem and the late J.P. ...
Saunders, Pearce-Gonzales to wed (07/01/04)
Rickey and Gayle Saunders of Salem have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Nicole, to Bryan Russell Pearce-Gonzales, son of Russell and Mary Pearce of Gainesville, Va. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Tressie Saunders of Salem and the late J.P. ...
Smith, Dienst to exchange vows (07/01/04)
Eddie Ray and Glenda Smith of Cherokee Village and Kevin and Ann Dienst of Hardy have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Sara Smith and Kal Dienst. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Maxine Rupple of Cherokee Village and the late Blue Rupple...
Cooper, Towns slate nuptials (07/01/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Danny R. Cooper of Searcy have announced the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Natalie Raye, to Chad Russell Towns, son of Kathy Gaffney of Salem and Mike Towns of Chickamauga, Ga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Faye Williams of Searcy, and the late Rev. Gib Williams, and Ray Cooper of Searcy and the late Maragret Cooper...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (07/01/04)
Several folks have mentioned that I seem to dwell in the past. That is true. I believe older people tend to do this, and if memories are the least bit happy it is not a bad thing. I have a lot of happy memories mixed in with the sad ones which the years lay on us all. More good than bad -- I thank God for that...
Boldly Going Nowhere (07/01/04)
Since the beginning of time, people possessed with a sense of pending doom and high certainty have predicted the end of the world. To my knowledge, it hasn't happened yet. Near the end of the first millennium, many people in Europe predicted the end of the world would occur in the year 1000. ...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (07/01/04)
Several folks have mentioned that I seem to dwell in the past. That is true. I believe older people tend to do this, and if memories are the least bit happy it is not a bad thing. I have a lot of happy memories mixed in with the sad ones which the years lay on us all. More good than bad -- I thank God for that...
Boldly Going Nowhere (07/01/04)
Since the beginning of time, people possessed with a sense of pending doom and high certainty have predicted the end of the world. To my knowledge, it hasn't happened yet. Near the end of the first millennium, many people in Europe predicted the end of the world would occur in the year 1000. ...