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Stories from Thursday, July 8, 2004

Ables trial continued (07/08/04)
The trial of an Ash Flat woman charged with embezzling more than $63,000 from Gill's Backhoe Service has been continued. The new trial date has been set for Oct. 12. Maria A. Ables, 33, was arrested Jan. 22 and is charged with two counts of theft of property, class B felonies; six counts of forgery, class C felonies; and one count of fraudulent use of a credit card, a class A misdemeanor. District Court Judge R.T. Starken set her bond at $5,000 which she posted and was released from jail...
Est, Petty plead guilty to Fisk murder (07/08/04)
Two men charged with first degree murder in the death of an Agnos man pleaded guilty to lesser charges July 1 in Fulton County Circuit Court. According to a plea agreement with 16th Judicial District Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Dwayne Plumlee, Timothy J. Est, 20, and Jesse Petty, 21, both of Batesville were found guilty of second degree murder in the death of Russell "Joe" Fisk...
Holman honored for service (07/08/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Last month in recognition of her service to senior citizens of Oregon County, the USDA Rural Development office in West Plains presented Mary Ann Holman of Alton with a plaque. Rural Developer manager Danny Campbell presented Holman, who is an employee of the Southwest Office on Aging, the honor because she has worked with the office to obtain loans and grants could be used in improving the quality of life and living conditions of Oregon County's low income elderly citizens by providing decent, safe and sanitary housing. ...
Back-to-school fair set at OAI (07/08/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Ozark Action Inc. is currently raising funds to be used toward the purchase of necessary school supplies for low-income children in Oregon County for the 2004-05 school year. According to Paula Miller, of the community services department at OAI, this year's theme will be "Healthy Bodies for Healthy Mind."...
Local cowboys make nationals (07/08/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Missouri State High School Rodeo finals were held June 17- 20 in Columbia, and Adam Combs and Brad Orahood were there. These two local cowboys compete in the team roping division of rodeo. The pair went to the state final in sixth place. ...
Cherokee Indians speak in Village (07/08/04)
The eagle has been a symbol of strength for this nation for as long as it has existed. The reasons are simple. The eagle is a fearless hunter and majestic flyer who represents two things human beings are fascinated with -- ferocity and freedom. But the nation the eagle represents isn't just the one born July 4, 1776. It's the nation the United States nearly eliminated, the Cherokee Nation...
Forschler retires from Thayer Post office (07/08/04)
THAYER -- Thayer postal carrier Tom Forschler began his career at the Thayer Post Office upon the retirement of Mike Eckard some 30 years ago. "I began as a carrier on Route 2 June 26, 30 years ago," he said. Forschler recalls like it was yesterday. He said the position came open when Eckard retired. He went to West Plains and took the test for the job and was hired. He transferred to Route 1 in 1976, and Route 1 is where he will retire from. He became a regular, full-time carrier in 1985...
To Russia and back again (07/08/04)
Saint Petersburg, Russia--The name of this city conjures up images of palaces, tsars and pomp. It is a city steeped in history and myth. This spring the author of this article, Gina Crunkilton, had the opportunity to travel to Saint Petersburg as part of a study abroad group from Drury University. Six students and two instructors departed on May 21 and stayed for three weeks...
Holiday storm causes power outage (07/08/04)
Severe thunderstorms knocked out electricity and caused other damage July 4 throughout the area. North Arkansas Electric Cooperative Manager of Member Accounts Jerry Estes said 8,000 customers in Fulton, Baxter, Izard, Sharp and Marion counties lost power when a cluster of thunderstorms pelted the area between 9 and 11 a.m...
Mammoth Spring State Park holds Knap In (07/08/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The art of creating and using primitive stone tools were demonstrated as flint knappers from across the country gathered at Mammoth Spring State Park June 18, 19 and 20. Knappers showed their creative skills and wares to over 600 visitors during the weekend...
Fulton looks at economic plan (07/08/04)
Future economic growth is vital in maintaining the well-being of a community, according to North Arkansas Electric Coop Key Accounts Manager Hans Oliver. Oliver made his comments June 15 after he attended an economic seminar at the North Arkansas Electric Coop in Salem...
To Russia and back again (07/08/04)
Saint Petersburg, Russia--The name of this city conjures up images of palaces, tsars and pomp. It is a city steeped in history and myth. This spring the author of this article, Gina Crunkilton, had the opportunity to travel to Saint Petersburg as part of a study abroad group from Drury University. Six students and two instructors departed on May 21 and stayed for three weeks...
Back-to-school fair set at OAI (07/08/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Ozark Action Inc. is currently raising funds to be used toward the purchase of necessary school supplies for low-income children in Oregon County for the 2004-05 school year. According to Paula Miller, of the community services department at OAI, this year's theme will be "Healthy Bodies for Healthy Mind."...
Est, Petty plead guilty to Fisk murder (07/08/04)
Two men charged with first degree murder in the death of an Agnos man pleaded guilty to lesser charges July 1 in Fulton County Circuit Court. According to a plea agreement with 16th Judicial District Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Dwayne Plumlee, Timothy J. Est, 20, and Jesse Petty, 21, both of Batesville were found guilty of second degree murder in the death of Russell "Joe" Fisk...
Ables trial continued (07/08/04)
The trial of an Ash Flat woman charged with embezzling more than $63,000 from Gill's Backhoe Service has been continued. The new trial date has been set for Oct. 12. Maria A. Ables, 33, was arrested Jan. 22 and is charged with two counts of theft of property, class B felonies; six counts of forgery, class C felonies; and one count of fraudulent use of a credit card, a class A misdemeanor. District Court Judge R.T. Starken set her bond at $5,000 which she posted and was released from jail...
Cherokee Indians speak in Village (07/08/04)
The eagle has been a symbol of strength for this nation for as long as it has existed. The reasons are simple. The eagle is a fearless hunter and majestic flyer who represents two things human beings are fascinated with -- ferocity and freedom. But the nation the eagle represents isn't just the one born July 4, 1776. It's the nation the United States nearly eliminated, the Cherokee Nation...
Fulton looks at economic plan (07/08/04)
Future economic growth is vital in maintaining the well-being of a community, according to North Arkansas Electric Coop Key Accounts Manager Hans Oliver. Oliver made his comments June 15 after he attended an economic seminar at the North Arkansas Electric Coop in Salem...
Forschler retires from Thayer Post office (07/08/04)
THAYER -- Thayer postal carrier Tom Forschler began his career at the Thayer Post Office upon the retirement of Mike Eckard some 30 years ago. "I began as a carrier on Route 2 June 26, 30 years ago," he said. Forschler recalls like it was yesterday. He said the position came open when Eckard retired. He went to West Plains and took the test for the job and was hired. He transferred to Route 1 in 1976, and Route 1 is where he will retire from. He became a regular, full-time carrier in 1985...
Mammoth Spring State Park holds Knap In (07/08/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The art of creating and using primitive stone tools were demonstrated as flint knappers from across the country gathered at Mammoth Spring State Park June 18, 19 and 20. Knappers showed their creative skills and wares to over 600 visitors during the weekend...
Holman honored for service (07/08/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Last month in recognition of her service to senior citizens of Oregon County, the USDA Rural Development office in West Plains presented Mary Ann Holman of Alton with a plaque. Rural Developer manager Danny Campbell presented Holman, who is an employee of the Southwest Office on Aging, the honor because she has worked with the office to obtain loans and grants could be used in improving the quality of life and living conditions of Oregon County's low income elderly citizens by providing decent, safe and sanitary housing. ...
Holiday storm causes power outage (07/08/04)
Severe thunderstorms knocked out electricity and caused other damage July 4 throughout the area. North Arkansas Electric Cooperative Manager of Member Accounts Jerry Estes said 8,000 customers in Fulton, Baxter, Izard, Sharp and Marion counties lost power when a cluster of thunderstorms pelted the area between 9 and 11 a.m...
Local cowboys make nationals (07/08/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Missouri State High School Rodeo finals were held June 17- 20 in Columbia, and Adam Combs and Brad Orahood were there. These two local cowboys compete in the team roping division of rodeo. The pair went to the state final in sixth place. ...
Circle of Friends receives awards (07/08/04)
Members of the Spring River chapter of Circle of Friends recently attended the annual Circle of Friends State Conference at Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH) in Little Rock where they were honored with several awards. The group was honored with a Goal Buster award for exceeding its fund-raising goals. Member Amy Trivitt was honored as the local member of the year. The chapter raised $29,160 to support programs and services at the hospital...
Bryant graduates from NCO (07/08/04)
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Bradley G. Bryant has graduated from the Air Force Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex in Montgomery, Ala. Bryant is a systems and analysis branch supervisor at the Headquarters, Air Combat Command of Directorate of Personnel at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va...
Circle of Friends receives awards (07/08/04)
Members of the Spring River chapter of Circle of Friends recently attended the annual Circle of Friends State Conference at Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH) in Little Rock where they were honored with several awards. The group was honored with a Goal Buster award for exceeding its fund-raising goals. Member Amy Trivitt was honored as the local member of the year. The chapter raised $29,160 to support programs and services at the hospital...
Bryant graduates from NCO (07/08/04)
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Bradley G. Bryant has graduated from the Air Force Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex in Montgomery, Ala. Bryant is a systems and analysis branch supervisor at the Headquarters, Air Combat Command of Directorate of Personnel at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va...
Local hunters bag elk permits (07/08/04)
Joshua Armstrong of Cave City and Kevin Lawrence of Brockwell were two of the 18 winners of elk hunting permits at the seventh annual Buffalo River Elk Festival held recently in Jasper. Armstrong won a youth elk hunt permit for the 2004 December hunt, while Lawrence took home a permit for the 2004 September Bull Elk hunt...
Grizzlies hire part-time director of basketball operations/assistant coach (07/08/04)
The Southwest Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball staff is now complete with the hiring of Robbie Bates of Laddonia, Mo., as director of basketball operations/assistant coach. Grizzly Head Coach Brian Ostermann said Bates started his duties in the part-time position July 1...
Professional golf coming to Blytheville (07/08/04)
Thunder Bayou Golf Links on the Arkansas Aeroplex in Blytheville will host a first-of-its- kind athletic event for the region when the Cadillac/Adams Tight Lies Golf Classic Series comes to Blytheville the week of July 12- 17. Title sponsored by the Mississippi County Steel Industry, the professional golf tournament will benefit the First Tee of Northeast Arkansas, a non-profit organization with the goal of improving the lives of area youth through introduction to the sport of golf. ...
Second round of tests finds no CWD in Missouri's deer herds (07/08/04)
For the second year in a row, laboratory tests found no Missouri deer with chronic wasting disease (CWD). The Missouri Department of Conservation says it plans to continue testing deer taken in this year's hunting season and in the future. "Naturally, we are extremely happy to learn that our second year of chronic wasting disease surveillance didn't find any infected deer," said Eric Kurzejeski, resource science supervisor for the Missouri Department of Conservation. ...
Second round of tests finds no CWD in Missouri's deer herds (07/08/04)
For the second year in a row, laboratory tests found no Missouri deer with chronic wasting disease (CWD). The Missouri Department of Conservation says it plans to continue testing deer taken in this year's hunting season and in the future. "Naturally, we are extremely happy to learn that our second year of chronic wasting disease surveillance didn't find any infected deer," said Eric Kurzejeski, resource science supervisor for the Missouri Department of Conservation. ...
Grizzlies hire part-time director of basketball operations/assistant coach (07/08/04)
The Southwest Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball staff is now complete with the hiring of Robbie Bates of Laddonia, Mo., as director of basketball operations/assistant coach. Grizzly Head Coach Brian Ostermann said Bates started his duties in the part-time position July 1...
Local hunters bag elk permits (07/08/04)
Joshua Armstrong of Cave City and Kevin Lawrence of Brockwell were two of the 18 winners of elk hunting permits at the seventh annual Buffalo River Elk Festival held recently in Jasper. Armstrong won a youth elk hunt permit for the 2004 December hunt, while Lawrence took home a permit for the 2004 September Bull Elk hunt...
Professional golf coming to Blytheville (07/08/04)
Thunder Bayou Golf Links on the Arkansas Aeroplex in Blytheville will host a first-of-its- kind athletic event for the region when the Cadillac/Adams Tight Lies Golf Classic Series comes to Blytheville the week of July 12- 17. Title sponsored by the Mississippi County Steel Industry, the professional golf tournament will benefit the First Tee of Northeast Arkansas, a non-profit organization with the goal of improving the lives of area youth through introduction to the sport of golf. ...
Pearl Theadora Boles (07/08/04)
Pearl Theadora Boles, 99, was born Nov. 22, 1904, in Pueblo, Colo., and died June 16, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. She married Malvern Earl Boles Dec. 22, 1926, in Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was a very devout Christian...
Wilene N. Poteet (07/08/04)
Wilene N. Poteet, 70, of Imboden, Ark., died June 30, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a retired 22-year employee of Wal-Mart. She was born in the Eaton community. She lived in Union, Mo., before moving back to Imboden in 1974. She was a member of Imboden Church of Christ...
Jody Louise Tomlinson (07/08/04)
Jody Louise Tomlinson, 46, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died June 29, 2004, in Horseshoe Bend. Born June 25, 1958, in Watseka, Ill., she was the daughter of Ardell Hasselbring and Betty Miller Hasselbring. She married Randy Tomlinson March 25, 2001 in Horseshoe Bend and he preceded her in death in February 2004. She was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary in Horseshoe Bend. She worked as a graphic artist for the Pacesetting Times in Horseshoe Bend...
Lela Joyce Arnold (07/08/04)
Lela Joyce Arnold, 93, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William Henry and Sally Margaret Evans Exom was born Oct. 3, 1910 at Evening Shade, Ark. She died June 24, 2004, at Salem, Ark. Lela married Joe Arnold. She spent her working years as a wife and homemaker. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Gary Edward Yarber (07/08/04)
Gary Edward Yarber, 62, son of Herman and Vivian Smith Yarber was born Feb. 22, 1942, near Warm Springs, Ark., and died June 25, in Doniphan, Mo. He was a member of Doniphan Church of Christ for many years. He was superintendent of Thayer School during the late 1970s...
John Thomas Stroud (07/08/04)
John Thomas Stroud, 78, of Melbourne, Ark., son of the late Levi Stroud and Nellie Byler Stroud was born on May 18, 1926, in Knob Creek, Ark. He died June 29, 2004, in Batesville, Ark., During his working years, he worked in Washington and was also a carpenter...
Frances Roselle King (07/08/04)
Frances Roselle King, 61, daughter of the late John Henry Pool and Frances Roselle Dawson Pool, was born Jan. 26, 1943, in Waco, Texas, and died June 7, 2004, in Koshkonong. She was married Feb. 26, 1962, to William King in Gosnell, Ark. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a seamstress for a factory in Steele, Mo., for many years and was of the Baptist Faith. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her...
Omega V. Milligan (07/08/04)
Omega V. Milligan, 84, of Cave City, died June 28, 2004 at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. Born April 30, 1920, at the 104 Community, she was the daughter of James Wesley and Alta McCarver Moore. She was a retired store owner and a member of the Mt. View Missionary Baptist Church...
Jerry Don Ellis (07/08/04)
Jerry Don Ellis, 61, of Hardy, died June 29, 2004, at St. Bernard's Auxiliary House in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 26, 1942, he was the son of James Vestal and Jody Parlee Smith Ellis. He worked as a custodian in Cherokee Village and was of the Baptist faith...
Lena Opal Shell (07/08/04)
Lena Opal Shell, 91, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the Grover Cleveland and Eydth Halbrook Fudge was born on Oct. 19, 1912, at Zion, Ark. She died June 28, 2004, at Salem. She married Thomas Jefferson Shell on Dec. 22, 1928, at Sage, Ark., and to this union three daughters were born. ...
Marie Twilley (07/08/04)
Marie Twilley, 76, of Hardy died June 28, 2004, at her residence in Hardy. Born Jan. 26, 1928, in Hardy, she was the daughter of Harry and Ova Henry Robinson. She worked as a cashier and was a member of the 3rd Street Church of Christ in Hardy. Survivors include two sons -- Robert Lynn Twilley of Salem, and Ronnie Twilley of Hardy; a brother, Robert Robinson of Gulfport, Miss.; three grandchilden -- Matthew Twilley, Rob (Julie) Cox and Ronnie Lynn (Heather) Twilley; and four great-grandchildren...
Gary Edward Yarber (07/08/04)
Gary Edward Yarber, 62, son of Herman and Vivian Smith Yarber was born Feb. 22, 1942, near Warm Springs, Ark., and died June 25, in Doniphan, Mo. He was a member of Doniphan Church of Christ for many years. He was superintendent of Thayer School during the late 1970s...
Lela Joyce Arnold (07/08/04)
Lela Joyce Arnold, 93, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William Henry and Sally Margaret Evans Exom was born Oct. 3, 1910 at Evening Shade, Ark. She died June 24, 2004, at Salem, Ark. Lela married Joe Arnold. She spent her working years as a wife and homemaker. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Frances Roselle King (07/08/04)
Frances Roselle King, 61, daughter of the late John Henry Pool and Frances Roselle Dawson Pool, was born Jan. 26, 1943, in Waco, Texas, and died June 7, 2004, in Koshkonong. She was married Feb. 26, 1962, to William King in Gosnell, Ark. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a seamstress for a factory in Steele, Mo., for many years and was of the Baptist Faith. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her...
John Thomas Stroud (07/08/04)
John Thomas Stroud, 78, of Melbourne, Ark., son of the late Levi Stroud and Nellie Byler Stroud was born on May 18, 1926, in Knob Creek, Ark. He died June 29, 2004, in Batesville, Ark., During his working years, he worked in Washington and was also a carpenter...
Marie Twilley (07/08/04)
Marie Twilley, 76, of Hardy died June 28, 2004, at her residence in Hardy. Born Jan. 26, 1928, in Hardy, she was the daughter of Harry and Ova Henry Robinson. She worked as a cashier and was a member of the 3rd Street Church of Christ in Hardy. Survivors include two sons -- Robert Lynn Twilley of Salem, and Ronnie Twilley of Hardy; a brother, Robert Robinson of Gulfport, Miss.; three grandchilden -- Matthew Twilley, Rob (Julie) Cox and Ronnie Lynn (Heather) Twilley; and four great-grandchildren...
Jody Louise Tomlinson (07/08/04)
Jody Louise Tomlinson, 46, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died June 29, 2004, in Horseshoe Bend. Born June 25, 1958, in Watseka, Ill., she was the daughter of Ardell Hasselbring and Betty Miller Hasselbring. She married Randy Tomlinson March 25, 2001 in Horseshoe Bend and he preceded her in death in February 2004. She was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary in Horseshoe Bend. She worked as a graphic artist for the Pacesetting Times in Horseshoe Bend...
Lena Opal Shell (07/08/04)
Lena Opal Shell, 91, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the Grover Cleveland and Eydth Halbrook Fudge was born on Oct. 19, 1912, at Zion, Ark. She died June 28, 2004, at Salem. She married Thomas Jefferson Shell on Dec. 22, 1928, at Sage, Ark., and to this union three daughters were born. ...
Wilene N. Poteet (07/08/04)
Wilene N. Poteet, 70, of Imboden, Ark., died June 30, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a retired 22-year employee of Wal-Mart. She was born in the Eaton community. She lived in Union, Mo., before moving back to Imboden in 1974. She was a member of Imboden Church of Christ...
Omega V. Milligan (07/08/04)
Omega V. Milligan, 84, of Cave City, died June 28, 2004 at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. Born April 30, 1920, at the 104 Community, she was the daughter of James Wesley and Alta McCarver Moore. She was a retired store owner and a member of the Mt. View Missionary Baptist Church...
Jerry Don Ellis (07/08/04)
Jerry Don Ellis, 61, of Hardy, died June 29, 2004, at St. Bernard's Auxiliary House in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 26, 1942, he was the son of James Vestal and Jody Parlee Smith Ellis. He worked as a custodian in Cherokee Village and was of the Baptist faith...
Pearl Theadora Boles (07/08/04)
Pearl Theadora Boles, 99, was born Nov. 22, 1904, in Pueblo, Colo., and died June 16, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. She married Malvern Earl Boles Dec. 22, 1926, in Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was a very devout Christian...
Brian Austin Barton (07/08/04)
Brian Barton and Teah Smith have announced the birth of their son, Brian Austin Barton, born at 7:24 p.m. June 22, 2004, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches long.
Ashlocks to mark 50th anniversary (07/08/04)
Andrew and June Proctor Ashlock were married July 5, 1954, in Bay by Jamie Knight. They are the parents of three children -- Allen Ashlock of Jonesboro, Patti Smith of Henderson, Tenn., and Amy Geddie, deceased. The have six grandchildren. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at Ward Street Church of Christ in Hardy from 2 to 4 p.m. July 10. An open invitation is extended to friends and family to attend the reception...
Brian Austin Barton (07/08/04)
Brian Barton and Teah Smith have announced the birth of their son, Brian Austin Barton, born at 7:24 p.m. June 22, 2004, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches long.
Ashlocks to mark 50th anniversary (07/08/04)
Andrew and June Proctor Ashlock were married July 5, 1954, in Bay by Jamie Knight. They are the parents of three children -- Allen Ashlock of Jonesboro, Patti Smith of Henderson, Tenn., and Amy Geddie, deceased. The have six grandchildren. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at Ward Street Church of Christ in Hardy from 2 to 4 p.m. July 10. An open invitation is extended to friends and family to attend the reception...
Gregory, Brandenburg to unite in marriage (07/08/04)
Jaclyn Gregory and Andrew Brandenburg will exchange wedding vows July 31 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gilbert and Michelle Gregory of Hardy. The prospective groom's parents are Bernie and Rose Brandenburg of Ash Flat...
Gregory, Brandenburg to unite in marriage (07/08/04)
Jaclyn Gregory and Andrew Brandenburg will exchange wedding vows July 31 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gilbert and Michelle Gregory of Hardy. The prospective groom's parents are Bernie and Rose Brandenburg of Ash Flat...
Brammanns to renew vows (07/08/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brammann Sr. of Cherokee Village will renew their wedding vows in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. The ceremony is to take place at 2 p.m. July 10 at Franklin Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Norton officiating. The couple married on July 11, 1954, at Brookley Air Force Base Chapel in Mobile, Ala., Mr. ...
Manrys to celebrate 50th anniversary (07/08/04)
The children of Ray and Everene Manry have announced their parents' 50th wedding anniversary on July 10. A reception will be held in the Manrys' honor on July 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Agnos Church of Christ. All friends and relatives are invited to attend the 50th wedding anniversary celebration...
Manrys to celebrate 50th anniversary (07/08/04)
The children of Ray and Everene Manry have announced their parents' 50th wedding anniversary on July 10. A reception will be held in the Manrys' honor on July 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Agnos Church of Christ. All friends and relatives are invited to attend the 50th wedding anniversary celebration...
Brammanns to renew vows (07/08/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brammann Sr. of Cherokee Village will renew their wedding vows in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. The ceremony is to take place at 2 p.m. July 10 at Franklin Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Norton officiating. The couple married on July 11, 1954, at Brookley Air Force Base Chapel in Mobile, Ala., Mr. ...
Day of Reckoning (07/08/04)
Honesty is often the first casualty of a political campaign, as the candidates take shots they hope will dent the popularity of their rivals. But in this election year, it's high time for a little honesty about Social Security. Frankly, we don't have time to waste...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (07/08/04)
Jackie and I love to look at all the beautiful flowers this part of the world is blessed with, and on our walks we rarely fail to find a new one to enjoy. Hollyhocks are beginning to bloom now and those hardy, colorful stalks of flowers remind me of a simple pleasure I enjoyed as a child...
Boldly Going Nowhere (07/08/04)
Forget oil. The human race can't survive more than a few days without fresh water, which is slowly disappearing and will soon become the most precious commodity on earth. Approximately 97 percent of the earth's water is salt water, unsuitable for human consumption. ...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (07/08/04)
Jackie and I love to look at all the beautiful flowers this part of the world is blessed with, and on our walks we rarely fail to find a new one to enjoy. Hollyhocks are beginning to bloom now and those hardy, colorful stalks of flowers remind me of a simple pleasure I enjoyed as a child...
Boldly Going Nowhere (07/08/04)
Forget oil. The human race can't survive more than a few days without fresh water, which is slowly disappearing and will soon become the most precious commodity on earth. Approximately 97 percent of the earth's water is salt water, unsuitable for human consumption. ...
Day of Reckoning (07/08/04)
Honesty is often the first casualty of a political campaign, as the candidates take shots they hope will dent the popularity of their rivals. But in this election year, it's high time for a little honesty about Social Security. Frankly, we don't have time to waste...