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Stories from Friday, July 16, 2004

Taking the plunge (07/16/04)
BACKFLIP: Nick Hale, 13, dives into the Salem city pool to cool off as outside temperatures soared into the upper 90s Tuesday. The National Weather Service said the day's 110-degree heat index was the highest yet this year.
Accused pleads not guilty to sex abuse (07/16/04)
Melbourne High School assistant principal Steven D. Mitchell waived his right to a formal arraignment and pleaded not guilty to a variety of sexual abuse charges July 12 in Izard County Circuit Court. Mitchell, 29, of Pineville was charged June 11 with multiple counts of sexual assault, indecent exposure and related charges after an investigation by Arkansas State Police investigator Becky Vacco and Crimes Against Children investigator Janette Cooper...
The News offers special rate for new subscribers (07/16/04)
This annual Sharp County saturation issue of The News is being sent to every residence in Sharp County as a circulation promotion. The News is published by Areawide Media of Salem, which also publishes the Villager Journal, The South Missourian News, Sharp County Record, Izard-Fulton County Record and Oregon County Record...
Rapist sentenced in plea agreement (07/16/04)
A Salem man charged with two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault in the second degree accepted a plea agreement July 6 with the 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney's Office. Theo M. Morris, 27, was convicted of three counts of sexual assault in the second degree, class B felonies...
Crash claims life of Evening Shade man (07/16/04)
An Evening Shade man was killed July 6 in a wreck near Harrisburg. According to the Arkansas State Police, Thomas Pedano, 59, was driving a 1998 Volvo tractor-trailer east on Highway 14, 7.6 miles east of Harrisburg, when he failed to negotiate a curve around 7:15 p.m. The truck went off the east side of the road onto the shoulder and overturned, the report said...
West Nile infects Izard resident (07/16/04)
The Arkansas Department of Health has confirmed that an Izard County resident is among the first in the state to be infected with the West Nile virus. Arkansas Department of Health Communications Director Ann Wright said cases of human West Nile virus have been reported in Izard and Union counties...
Before it's too late (07/16/04)
By CHRIS WULFFStaff Writer A woman lies battered and bruised in the corner of a bathroom in her home. She knows she should leave him but she doesn't know how. The abuse grows worse each time. Finally, she realizes she must get help to leave to save her own life...
Taking the plunge (07/16/04)
BACKFLIP: Nick Hale, 13, dives into the Salem city pool to cool off as outside temperatures soared into the upper 90s Tuesday. The National Weather Service said the day's 110-degree heat index was the highest yet this year.
Crash claims life of Evening Shade man (07/16/04)
An Evening Shade man was killed July 6 in a wreck near Harrisburg. According to the Arkansas State Police, Thomas Pedano, 59, was driving a 1998 Volvo tractor-trailer east on Highway 14, 7.6 miles east of Harrisburg, when he failed to negotiate a curve around 7:15 p.m. The truck went off the east side of the road onto the shoulder and overturned, the report said...
Accused pleads not guilty to sex abuse (07/16/04)
Melbourne High School assistant principal Steven D. Mitchell waived his right to a formal arraignment and pleaded not guilty to a variety of sexual abuse charges July 12 in Izard County Circuit Court. Mitchell, 29, of Pineville was charged June 11 with multiple counts of sexual assault, indecent exposure and related charges after an investigation by Arkansas State Police investigator Becky Vacco and Crimes Against Children investigator Janette Cooper...
The News offers special rate for new subscribers (07/16/04)
This annual Sharp County saturation issue of The News is being sent to every residence in Sharp County as a circulation promotion. The News is published by Areawide Media of Salem, which also publishes the Villager Journal, The South Missourian News, Sharp County Record, Izard-Fulton County Record and Oregon County Record...
Rapist sentenced in plea agreement (07/16/04)
A Salem man charged with two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault in the second degree accepted a plea agreement July 6 with the 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney's Office. Theo M. Morris, 27, was convicted of three counts of sexual assault in the second degree, class B felonies...
Before it's too late (07/16/04)
By CHRIS WULFFStaff Writer A woman lies battered and bruised in the corner of a bathroom in her home. She knows she should leave him but she doesn't know how. The abuse grows worse each time. Finally, she realizes she must get help to leave to save her own life...
West Nile infects Izard resident (07/16/04)
The Arkansas Department of Health has confirmed that an Izard County resident is among the first in the state to be infected with the West Nile virus. Arkansas Department of Health Communications Director Ann Wright said cases of human West Nile virus have been reported in Izard and Union counties...
Greyhound teammates to play baseball at Labette (07/16/04)
After teaming up to lead the Salem Greyhounds' diamond troops the past couple of years, Jake Bontrager and Brandon Sisler are headed off to Parsons, Kan., to become members of the Labette Community College Cardinals' baseball squad. The Cardinals are members of the National Junior College Athletic Association...
Vest best at Lyon camp (07/16/04)
Mammoth Spring's Kayly Vest had a productive week at the Lyon College Individual Basketball Camp, notching several awards during her stay there. The camp was held the last of June and first week in July in Batesville. Vest earned MVP honors in the camp's junior high girls' division for her play...
Greyhound teammates to play baseball at Labette (07/16/04)
After teaming up to lead the Salem Greyhounds' diamond troops the past couple of years, Jake Bontrager and Brandon Sisler are headed off to Parsons, Kan., to become members of the Labette Community College Cardinals' baseball squad. The Cardinals are members of the National Junior College Athletic Association...
Vest best at Lyon camp (07/16/04)
Mammoth Spring's Kayly Vest had a productive week at the Lyon College Individual Basketball Camp, notching several awards during her stay there. The camp was held the last of June and first week in July in Batesville. Vest earned MVP honors in the camp's junior high girls' division for her play...
The News and a whole lot more (07/16/04)
Welcome to The News. The newspaper you are holding in your hands is the award-winning flagship of Areawide Media, headquartered in Salem. This issue is being mailed to every household in Sharp County as well as to regular subscribers in other counties...
The News and a whole lot more (07/16/04)
Welcome to The News. The newspaper you are holding in your hands is the award-winning flagship of Areawide Media, headquartered in Salem. This issue is being mailed to every household in Sharp County as well as to regular subscribers in other counties...