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Stories from Thursday, July 29, 2004

Candidates, amendments highlight ballot (07/29/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Election polls will open at 6 a.m. for the primary election in Oregon County Aug. 3 Several local and state candidates will be selected at the election as well as two state amendments. Locally, incumbent Northern District Commissioner Buddy Wright will face challenger Dick Richardson of Alton...
Area gears up for reunion of the blue and grey (07/29/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- This summer will mark the 112th year folks from northern Arkansas and southern Missouri, as well as other parts of the country, have met on the banks of the Spring River in tribute and celebration. The Old Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Air Force Reunion will once again be held at Mammoth Spring State Park Aug. 2-7...
Reunion talent show times change (07/29/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 7831 will hold an amateur talent show for children 14 and under Aug. 2. during the Old Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Air Force Reunion. The adult talent show will be Aug. 3. Both contest will start at 7:30 p.m. instead of 7 as they have in the past. They will be held at the depot museum. First prize will be $75; second, $50 and third, $25...
Benefit set for Dern (07/29/04)
THAYER -- A benefit to help a Koshkonong girl is planned for Aug. 6 at Thayer. Thirteen-year old Amber Dern has been diagnosed with leukemia. A benefit auction and fish fry is will be held at Irish Dream on Front Street starting at 5 p.m. Plates of food served in the business will be $5 and plates to go will be $5.50...
Fore! (07/29/04)
ON IN TWO: Joe Valenta and Ron Miller watch as Ron Flug, 65, launches a shot from the 16th tee box at Turkey Mountain Golf Course July 22 in Horseshoe Bend.
Ozark Volunteers not a dump site (07/29/04)
THAYER -- The help organization Ozark Volunteers recently has had a problem with area residents dumping off unwanted items. The volunteers are asking those who are doing this to please stop. "Do not dump garbage, broken couches, broken chairs. We can't haul this stuff off," one of the volunteers said...
Sting leads to gambling arrest in Viola (07/29/04)
An undercover investigation by local law enforcement officials into illegal gambling activities at a pool hall has led to the arrest of the pool hall's owner. Robert L. Wray, 54, of Viola was charged July 27 with operating a gambling house, an unclassified felony...
Jury finds Salem man guilty of making meth (07/29/04)
A Salem man who was found hiding in an bathtub by law enforcement officials after an April 2 drug raid won't be hiding from the law anytime soon. A Fulton County jury sentenced Larry Eugene Bell, 40, to 16 years in prison July 21 in Circuit Court...
Couch sets school registration dates (07/29/04)
COUCH -- Couch School will open the 2004-05 school year Aug. 16 at 8:06 a.m. with a full day of classes. Classes will be dismissed that day at 2:45 p.m. Buses will run their routes. Breakfast and lunch will be served in the cafeteria. Lunch and breakfast prices are: breakfast, K-6, 70 cents; 7-12, 70 cents and adults, $1.10; lunch, K-6, $1; 7-12, $1.10; and adults $1.60...
Bend man sent to prison for rape, assault (07/29/04)
In what Horseshoe Bend Police Chief Fred Mitchell describes as the most gruesome domestic violence case he's investigated, a Horseshoe Bend man pleaded guilty July 12 to multiple counts of rape and sexual assault in Izard County Circuit Court. "I just hope Heather (Sanders) can move on with her life after this," Mitchell said after Circuit Court Judge Tim Weaver sentenced her husband, Robert L. Sanders, to 54 years in prison...
Ash Flat getting Hardy's proposed veteran memorial (07/29/04)
Hardy Mayor Louie Seibert said he was acting in the best interest of the city when he called the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism regarding a veterans memorial that was planned for Loberg Park. "We had good reason to voice our complaints," Seibert said. "It's worth having people down on me."...
Koshkonong FFA goes to camp (07/29/04)
KOSHKONONG -- On July 15 the Koshkonong FFA Chapter attended the State FFA Leadership Camp at Camp Rising Sun on the Lake of the Ozarks. The camp theme this year was "Never Forget Leadership." During the week the campers attended sessions and workshops focusing on setting goals for the future, discovering more about themselves and achieving success. ...
Area gears up for reunion of the blue and grey (07/29/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- This summer will mark the 112th year folks from northern Arkansas and southern Missouri, as well as other parts of the country, have met on the banks of the Spring River in tribute and celebration. The Old Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Air Force Reunion will once again be held at Mammoth Spring State Park Aug. 2-7...
Sting leads to gambling arrest in Viola (07/29/04)
An undercover investigation by local law enforcement officials into illegal gambling activities at a pool hall has led to the arrest of the pool hall's owner. Robert L. Wray, 54, of Viola was charged July 27 with operating a gambling house, an unclassified felony...
Benefit set for Dern (07/29/04)
THAYER -- A benefit to help a Koshkonong girl is planned for Aug. 6 at Thayer. Thirteen-year old Amber Dern has been diagnosed with leukemia. A benefit auction and fish fry is will be held at Irish Dream on Front Street starting at 5 p.m. Plates of food served in the business will be $5 and plates to go will be $5.50...
Reunion talent show times change (07/29/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 7831 will hold an amateur talent show for children 14 and under Aug. 2. during the Old Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Air Force Reunion. The adult talent show will be Aug. 3. Both contest will start at 7:30 p.m. instead of 7 as they have in the past. They will be held at the depot museum. First prize will be $75; second, $50 and third, $25...
Candidates, amendments highlight ballot (07/29/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Election polls will open at 6 a.m. for the primary election in Oregon County Aug. 3 Several local and state candidates will be selected at the election as well as two state amendments. Locally, incumbent Northern District Commissioner Buddy Wright will face challenger Dick Richardson of Alton...
Jury finds Salem man guilty of making meth (07/29/04)
A Salem man who was found hiding in an bathtub by law enforcement officials after an April 2 drug raid won't be hiding from the law anytime soon. A Fulton County jury sentenced Larry Eugene Bell, 40, to 16 years in prison July 21 in Circuit Court...
Ozark Volunteers not a dump site (07/29/04)
THAYER -- The help organization Ozark Volunteers recently has had a problem with area residents dumping off unwanted items. The volunteers are asking those who are doing this to please stop. "Do not dump garbage, broken couches, broken chairs. We can't haul this stuff off," one of the volunteers said...
Bend man sent to prison for rape, assault (07/29/04)
In what Horseshoe Bend Police Chief Fred Mitchell describes as the most gruesome domestic violence case he's investigated, a Horseshoe Bend man pleaded guilty July 12 to multiple counts of rape and sexual assault in Izard County Circuit Court. "I just hope Heather (Sanders) can move on with her life after this," Mitchell said after Circuit Court Judge Tim Weaver sentenced her husband, Robert L. Sanders, to 54 years in prison...
Ash Flat getting Hardy's proposed veteran memorial (07/29/04)
Hardy Mayor Louie Seibert said he was acting in the best interest of the city when he called the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism regarding a veterans memorial that was planned for Loberg Park. "We had good reason to voice our complaints," Seibert said. "It's worth having people down on me."...
Koshkonong FFA goes to camp (07/29/04)
KOSHKONONG -- On July 15 the Koshkonong FFA Chapter attended the State FFA Leadership Camp at Camp Rising Sun on the Lake of the Ozarks. The camp theme this year was "Never Forget Leadership." During the week the campers attended sessions and workshops focusing on setting goals for the future, discovering more about themselves and achieving success. ...
Couch sets school registration dates (07/29/04)
COUCH -- Couch School will open the 2004-05 school year Aug. 16 at 8:06 a.m. with a full day of classes. Classes will be dismissed that day at 2:45 p.m. Buses will run their routes. Breakfast and lunch will be served in the cafeteria. Lunch and breakfast prices are: breakfast, K-6, 70 cents; 7-12, 70 cents and adults, $1.10; lunch, K-6, $1; 7-12, $1.10; and adults $1.60...
Fore! (07/29/04)
ON IN TWO: Joe Valenta and Ron Miller watch as Ron Flug, 65, launches a shot from the 16th tee box at Turkey Mountain Golf Course July 22 in Horseshoe Bend.
Kiwanis seek award nominees (07/29/04)
Cherokee Village Kiwanis Club is now seeking nominations for its annual Community Service Award and the nominee does not have to be a member of a Kiwanis Club. This award was first given in 1972 and will be presented to an individual, couple or family for outstanding contributions to their community, which includes Cherokee Village, Hardy, Highland, Ash Flat and Ozark Acres...
McCullough, Clariday to unite in marriage (07/29/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Kenny McCullough have announced the marriage of their daughter, Sarah McCullough, to Jason Clariday. The ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. July 31 at their home on Lakeview Trail in Salem. All relatives and friends are invited to attend...
Clark to mark 100 years (07/29/04)
Mandy Clark will celebrate her 100th birthday Aug. 7. Friends and family are invited to join her as she celebrates from noon to 5 p.m. at Thayer Senior Citizens Center. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a dish. Clark's grandchildren from California, Texas, Kansas and Arizona are planning to attend...
Clark to mark 100 years (07/29/04)
Mandy Clark will celebrate her 100th birthday Aug. 7. Friends and family are invited to join her as she celebrates from noon to 5 p.m. at Thayer Senior Citizens Center. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a dish. Clark's grandchildren from California, Texas, Kansas and Arizona are planning to attend...
McCullough, Clariday to unite in marriage (07/29/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Kenny McCullough have announced the marriage of their daughter, Sarah McCullough, to Jason Clariday. The ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. July 31 at their home on Lakeview Trail in Salem. All relatives and friends are invited to attend...
Kiwanis seek award nominees (07/29/04)
Cherokee Village Kiwanis Club is now seeking nominations for its annual Community Service Award and the nominee does not have to be a member of a Kiwanis Club. This award was first given in 1972 and will be presented to an individual, couple or family for outstanding contributions to their community, which includes Cherokee Village, Hardy, Highland, Ash Flat and Ozark Acres...
Salem Mighty Mite signup on tap (07/29/04)
Signup for Salem Mighty Mite football will be held July 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Salem High School football field. Any player interested in playing, along with anyone wanting to be a Mighty Mite cheerleader, is asked to attend this meeting. A mini camp will also be held the same day. Cost is $35 per child. The activities are scheduled for all day, and participants should bring a lunch if they plan to stay for the duration...
Special hunt offers disabled hunters shot at doves (07/29/04)
Hunters with mobility impairments will get a special shot at dove hunting at Ten Mile Pond Conservation Area. The Missouri Department of Conservation and the National Wild Turkey Federation are sponsoring the special event for hunters with disabilities Sept. 3 at the conservation area in Mississippi County...
NWTF announces Women in the Outdoors program (07/29/04)
The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has developed a program designed to offer women and girls ages 14 and over the opportunity to gain valuable in-the-field skills in an environment that encourages fun and success in the outdoors. This new program, Women in the Outdoors, will target women who want to learn outdoor skills through inexpensive courses addressing such topics as basic camping, flyfishing, botany, wild turkey hunting, canoeing, birdwatching, archery and shooting sports...
Liberty Bank team takes first in Tri-County Babe Ruth Tourney (07/29/04)
The Highland Babe Ruth team number one recently won first place in the end-of-season tournament held at the Cougar Sports Complex at Izard County Consolidated High. The squad is coached by Kevin King and John Orosz. Team members include: Kolby King, Caleb Orosz, Kenny Watson, Taylor Bolt, Aaron Fowler, Matt Huth, W.D. Dunaway, Kyle Knighten, Jerod Watts and Garrett Hunt. The team is sponsored by Liberty Bank of Highland...
Blue catfish rescued by Missouri pair (07/29/04)
The 4th of July holiday went off with more than a bang for area residents July 5. While visiting the area from DeSoto, Mo., Anna Leonard and her father, "Cowboy" Ray Holland, single-handedly caught and rescued a 30- to 40-pound blue catfish from a shallow hole left by the Sherwood Lake spillway...
Salem Mighty Mite signup on tap (07/29/04)
Signup for Salem Mighty Mite football will be held July 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Salem High School football field. Any player interested in playing, along with anyone wanting to be a Mighty Mite cheerleader, is asked to attend this meeting. A mini camp will also be held the same day. Cost is $35 per child. The activities are scheduled for all day, and participants should bring a lunch if they plan to stay for the duration...
Special hunt offers disabled hunters shot at doves (07/29/04)
Hunters with mobility impairments will get a special shot at dove hunting at Ten Mile Pond Conservation Area. The Missouri Department of Conservation and the National Wild Turkey Federation are sponsoring the special event for hunters with disabilities Sept. 3 at the conservation area in Mississippi County...
Blue catfish rescued by Missouri pair (07/29/04)
The 4th of July holiday went off with more than a bang for area residents July 5. While visiting the area from DeSoto, Mo., Anna Leonard and her father, "Cowboy" Ray Holland, single-handedly caught and rescued a 30- to 40-pound blue catfish from a shallow hole left by the Sherwood Lake spillway...
NWTF announces Women in the Outdoors program (07/29/04)
The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has developed a program designed to offer women and girls ages 14 and over the opportunity to gain valuable in-the-field skills in an environment that encourages fun and success in the outdoors. This new program, Women in the Outdoors, will target women who want to learn outdoor skills through inexpensive courses addressing such topics as basic camping, flyfishing, botany, wild turkey hunting, canoeing, birdwatching, archery and shooting sports...
Liberty Bank team takes first in Tri-County Babe Ruth Tourney (07/29/04)
The Highland Babe Ruth team number one recently won first place in the end-of-season tournament held at the Cougar Sports Complex at Izard County Consolidated High. The squad is coached by Kevin King and John Orosz. Team members include: Kolby King, Caleb Orosz, Kenny Watson, Taylor Bolt, Aaron Fowler, Matt Huth, W.D. Dunaway, Kyle Knighten, Jerod Watts and Garrett Hunt. The team is sponsored by Liberty Bank of Highland...
Lucille Anderson (07/29/04)
Lucille Adline Anderson, 84, died July 23, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Born June 3, 1920, at North Freedom, Wis., she was the daughter of Peter and Ida Stienhorst Rettgen. She was married Jan. 31, 1942, to Ronald Anderson in North Freedom. They moved to Horseshoe Bend Nov. 1, 1979...
Emma Lea Dawson (07/29/04)
Emma Lea Dawson, age 57, of Ft. Smith, Ark., was born Oct. 13, 1946, in Thayer, Mo., and died July 18, 2004, at the Sparks Hospital in Ft. Smith. Survivors include five children -- Charles and Lisa Dawson of Ft. Smith, Michelle and Isaac Forehand and Anthony and Nancy Abbott all of Hoxie, Ark., Doug Abbott of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Michael and Tammy Abbott of Ozark Acres; her mother, Goldie and George Davenport of Thayer; two sisters -- Sue and Jr. ...
Nima Jean Payne (07/29/04)
Nima Jean Payne, 73, of West Plains, Mo., died July 23, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 5, 1930, at Alicia, Ark., the daughter of the late Kergle Arvest and Lois Ardell Montgomery York. She graduated from Salem High School at Salem, Ark., and on Nov. 13, 1949, married Verlin Leland Payne at Sturkie, Ark. He preceded her in death Dec. 17, 1997...
Gladys Dora Whitten (07/29/04)
Gladys Dora Whitten, 96, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 20, 2004, at her residence. Born Jan. 12, 1908, in Stonewall County, Texas, she was the daughter of Marian Clay Waltrip and Ada Alice Littleton Waltrip. She worked in the civil service during World War II at the Naval Station in Corpus Christi, Texas...
Shirley Cox (07/29/04)
Shirley Cox, 89, of Atlanta, Ga., died July 19, 2004 at Northside Hospital. She was born Dec. 1, 1914. Survivors include two sons -- Jerry E. Cox of Dunwood, Ga., and Paul Cox of Avon Lakes, Ohio; three grandchildren -- Julia Cox of Atlanta, Jeffrey Cox of Atlanta and Jill Kuhn of Atlanta; and a sister, Mildred Whalen of Brentwood, Ga...
Victoria C. Acerra & Caroline Eden Dodd (07/29/04)
Victoria C. Acerra, 47, and her daughter Caroline Eden Dodd, 18, died May 31, 2004, in Bucharest, Romania, in an auto/train accident. Acerra's survivors include her parents, William and Doris Lawson of Cherokee Village; a brother and sister-in-law -- James and Kathy Acerra; a niece and nephew --Angie and Alex Acerra of Mountain Home; and aunt, uncle and cousins...
Homer Wren (07/29/04)
Homer Wren, 87, of Melbourne, Ark., son of the late Dolphus Wren and Mary Clack Wren was born on April 8, 1917, in Sage, Ark. He died July 21, 2004, in Calico Rock, Ark. He married Rogie Jones Jan. 8, 1949, in Batesville, Ark. During his working years he was a farmer. He was in the United States Army and served in World War II. He was a member of the Melbourne Church of Christ...
George Fernbacher (07/29/04)
George Frank Fern-bacher, 86, of Cherokee Village died July 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 8, 1917, in St. Louis, Mo., he was the son of Eva Morath Fernbacher and George Fernbacher. He was a truck driver and veteran of the Coast Guard during World War II. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church of Cherokee Village...
Donald Fletcher (07/29/04)
Donald Walter Fletcher, 55, of Mount Pleasant died July 20, 2004, in Mount Pleasant. Born July 2, 1949, in Detroit, he was the son of Clifford Walter Fletcher and Dorris Blanche Jewett Fletcher. He was a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and was a member of the VFW Jones Lewis Post in Batesville...
Charles H. Corbett (07/29/04)
Charles H. Corbett, 83, of Mammoth Spring, formerly of the Thayer area, died July 22, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Born May 9, 1921, in Birch Tree, Mo., he was the son of William and Leona Bacher Corbett. He was married to Ila Mae Hurtt on Jan. 18, 1947...
Patricia Dianne Robbins (07/29/04)
Patricia Dianne Robbins, 74, of Thayer, Mo., the daughter of the late Paul O. Stowell and Susan Mable Kelly-Stowell, was born June 22, 1930, in Buffalo, N.Y., and died July 15, 2004, at her home. She was a past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star, Mt. Zion Chapter, and served on the Oregon County Democratic Club for several years...
Cytha H. Russell (07/29/04)
Cytha H. Russell, 86, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died July 18, 2004, at the Skilcare Nursing Center in Jonesboro. Born March 15, 1918, at Portia, Ark., she was the daughter of Elmer and Ethel Smith Atkinson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
Fredrick "Bud" Hower (07/29/04)
Fredrick Dave "Bud" Hower, 62, of Alton, Mo. was born Sept. 27, 1941, in Detroit, Mich., and died July 16, 2004., at his home. Survivors include his wife, Laura of the home; three children -- Buddy Hower and wife, Misty, Michelle Barton and husband, Gene, all of Alton, and William Noble Hower and wife, Sara, of Heber Springs, Ark.; his mother, Allegra Hower; a brother, Jim Hower and wife, Reva; four grandchildren -- Brittni, Cole, Megan and Emily all of Alton; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.. ...
William Russell Pierce (07/29/04)
William Russell Pierce, 66, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died July 18, 2004, at his residence. Born Sept. 22, 1937, at Marshfield, Wis., he was the son of Russell and Bertha Reebe Pierce. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served from 1955 to 1959. He was a member of the Lions Club, the Eagles, the American Legion, VFW, the planning commission, the zoning commission, the industrial committee, boating and fishing club and the Tri-County Board of Realtors. ...
David Wayne Woods (07/29/04)
David Wayne Woods, 49, son of the late Sanford Wayne Woods and Pauline Whitehead Woods was born on May 6, 1955, in Jonesboro, Ark. He died July 15, 2004, in Mountain Home, Ark. He married Leah Hall on Dec. 7, 1984 in Mountain Home and to this union two children were born...
Bobby Jean Sturgeon (07/29/04)
Bobby Jean Sturgeon, 66, of West Plains formerly of this area, died July 18, 2004, at Brooke Haven Health Care in West Plains. Born March 15, 1938, in Lake City, Ark., she was the daughter of Fletcher and Betty Loree Jackson Sturgeon. She was married to Bob Mohr at Poplar Bluff, Mo., and was a housewife...
Lucille Anderson (07/29/04)
Lucille Adline Anderson, 84, died July 23, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Born June 3, 1920, at North Freedom, Wis., she was the daughter of Peter and Ida Stienhorst Rettgen. She was married Jan. 31, 1942, to Ronald Anderson in North Freedom. They moved to Horseshoe Bend Nov. 1, 1979...
Emma Lea Dawson (07/29/04)
Emma Lea Dawson, age 57, of Ft. Smith, Ark., was born Oct. 13, 1946, in Thayer, Mo., and died July 18, 2004, at the Sparks Hospital in Ft. Smith. Survivors include five children -- Charles and Lisa Dawson of Ft. Smith, Michelle and Isaac Forehand and Anthony and Nancy Abbott all of Hoxie, Ark., Doug Abbott of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Michael and Tammy Abbott of Ozark Acres; her mother, Goldie and George Davenport of Thayer; two sisters -- Sue and Jr. ...
Nima Jean Payne (07/29/04)
Nima Jean Payne, 73, of West Plains, Mo., died July 23, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 5, 1930, at Alicia, Ark., the daughter of the late Kergle Arvest and Lois Ardell Montgomery York. She graduated from Salem High School at Salem, Ark., and on Nov. 13, 1949, married Verlin Leland Payne at Sturkie, Ark. He preceded her in death Dec. 17, 1997...
Gladys Dora Whitten (07/29/04)
Gladys Dora Whitten, 96, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 20, 2004, at her residence. Born Jan. 12, 1908, in Stonewall County, Texas, she was the daughter of Marian Clay Waltrip and Ada Alice Littleton Waltrip. She worked in the civil service during World War II at the Naval Station in Corpus Christi, Texas...
Shirley Cox (07/29/04)
Shirley Cox, 89, of Atlanta, Ga., died July 19, 2004 at Northside Hospital. She was born Dec. 1, 1914. Survivors include two sons -- Jerry E. Cox of Dunwood, Ga., and Paul Cox of Avon Lakes, Ohio; three grandchildren -- Julia Cox of Atlanta, Jeffrey Cox of Atlanta and Jill Kuhn of Atlanta; and a sister, Mildred Whalen of Brentwood, Ga...
Fredrick "Bud" Hower (07/29/04)
Fredrick Dave "Bud" Hower, 62, of Alton, Mo. was born Sept. 27, 1941, in Detroit, Mich., and died July 16, 2004., at his home. Survivors include his wife, Laura of the home; three children -- Buddy Hower and wife, Misty, Michelle Barton and husband, Gene, all of Alton, and William Noble Hower and wife, Sara, of Heber Springs, Ark.; his mother, Allegra Hower; a brother, Jim Hower and wife, Reva; four grandchildren -- Brittni, Cole, Megan and Emily all of Alton; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.. ...
Cytha H. Russell (07/29/04)
Cytha H. Russell, 86, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died July 18, 2004, at the Skilcare Nursing Center in Jonesboro. Born March 15, 1918, at Portia, Ark., she was the daughter of Elmer and Ethel Smith Atkinson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
Patricia Dianne Robbins (07/29/04)
Patricia Dianne Robbins, 74, of Thayer, Mo., the daughter of the late Paul O. Stowell and Susan Mable Kelly-Stowell, was born June 22, 1930, in Buffalo, N.Y., and died July 15, 2004, at her home. She was a past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star, Mt. Zion Chapter, and served on the Oregon County Democratic Club for several years...
Charles H. Corbett (07/29/04)
Charles H. Corbett, 83, of Mammoth Spring, formerly of the Thayer area, died July 22, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Born May 9, 1921, in Birch Tree, Mo., he was the son of William and Leona Bacher Corbett. He was married to Ila Mae Hurtt on Jan. 18, 1947...
William Russell Pierce (07/29/04)
William Russell Pierce, 66, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died July 18, 2004, at his residence. Born Sept. 22, 1937, at Marshfield, Wis., he was the son of Russell and Bertha Reebe Pierce. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served from 1955 to 1959. He was a member of the Lions Club, the Eagles, the American Legion, VFW, the planning commission, the zoning commission, the industrial committee, boating and fishing club and the Tri-County Board of Realtors. ...
Donald Fletcher (07/29/04)
Donald Walter Fletcher, 55, of Mount Pleasant died July 20, 2004, in Mount Pleasant. Born July 2, 1949, in Detroit, he was the son of Clifford Walter Fletcher and Dorris Blanche Jewett Fletcher. He was a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and was a member of the VFW Jones Lewis Post in Batesville...
George Fernbacher (07/29/04)
George Frank Fern-bacher, 86, of Cherokee Village died July 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 8, 1917, in St. Louis, Mo., he was the son of Eva Morath Fernbacher and George Fernbacher. He was a truck driver and veteran of the Coast Guard during World War II. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church of Cherokee Village...
Victoria C. Acerra & Caroline Eden Dodd (07/29/04)
Victoria C. Acerra, 47, and her daughter Caroline Eden Dodd, 18, died May 31, 2004, in Bucharest, Romania, in an auto/train accident. Acerra's survivors include her parents, William and Doris Lawson of Cherokee Village; a brother and sister-in-law -- James and Kathy Acerra; a niece and nephew --Angie and Alex Acerra of Mountain Home; and aunt, uncle and cousins...
David Wayne Woods (07/29/04)
David Wayne Woods, 49, son of the late Sanford Wayne Woods and Pauline Whitehead Woods was born on May 6, 1955, in Jonesboro, Ark. He died July 15, 2004, in Mountain Home, Ark. He married Leah Hall on Dec. 7, 1984 in Mountain Home and to this union two children were born...
Bobby Jean Sturgeon (07/29/04)
Bobby Jean Sturgeon, 66, of West Plains formerly of this area, died July 18, 2004, at Brooke Haven Health Care in West Plains. Born March 15, 1938, in Lake City, Ark., she was the daughter of Fletcher and Betty Loree Jackson Sturgeon. She was married to Bob Mohr at Poplar Bluff, Mo., and was a housewife...
Homer Wren (07/29/04)
Homer Wren, 87, of Melbourne, Ark., son of the late Dolphus Wren and Mary Clack Wren was born on April 8, 1917, in Sage, Ark. He died July 21, 2004, in Calico Rock, Ark. He married Rogie Jones Jan. 8, 1949, in Batesville, Ark. During his working years he was a farmer. He was in the United States Army and served in World War II. He was a member of the Melbourne Church of Christ...
Ryleigh Marie Austin (07/29/04)
Ray and Lisa Austin of Ash Flat have announced the birth of their daughter, Ryleigh Marie Austin, July 14, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She weighed 6 pounds, 4.7 ounces. She was welcomed home by five siblings -- Stacey Austin, Mike Austin, Andy Austin, Jessica Baker and Lauren Baker...
James Allen Lynn Marler (07/29/04)
Katrina Marler has announced the birth of her son, James Allen Lynn Marler, July 19, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 6 pounds, 15.9 ounces, and was 19.25 inches long. He was welcomed home his a sister, Tommie Jean, and a brother, Bryan...
Destiney Fayth Ivy (07/29/04)
Gary Ivy and Christina Daniels of West Plains have announced the birth of their daughter, Destiney Fayth Ivy, at 1:32 p.m. July 7, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed by her brother, Brandon, 1...
Ashley Katelynn Martin (07/29/04)
Marc H. Martin and Heather S. Barlow of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Ashley Katelynn Martin, at 9:22 p.m. July 17, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 5 pounds and was 18-1/4 inches long. She was welcomed home by her brother, Trent Raymond Roth, 4...
Harley Junior Lee Mynear (07/29/04)
Crystal and Jerami Mynear have announced the birth of their son, Harley Junior Lee Mynear, July 7, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. He was welcomed home by two brothers -- Stormy Smith and Zabrian Mynear...
Kelsie Bree Thompson (07/29/04)
Jeremy S. Thompson and Mageon L. Thompson of Thayer, Mo., have announced the birth of their daughter, Kelsie Bree Thompson, at 9:22 a.m. July 7, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds 13-1/2 ounces and was 19 inches long...
Sierria Kay Weldin (07/29/04)
John Weldin Jr. and Ashley Hood of Alton, Mo., have announced the birth of their daughter, Sierria Kay Weldin, at 12:29 a.m. June 28, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 4-1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Sandy and John Weldin of Alton...
Austin Elyse Blankenship (07/29/04)
Brian and Sarah Blankenship of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Austin Elyse, at 5:55 p.m. July 2, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long. She was welcomed home by three sisters -- Elly, 8, Anna, 5, and Amy, 2...
Jarvis Thomas Bowers (07/29/04)
Tim and Kari Bowers of Thayer have announced the birth of a son, Jarvis Thomas Bowers, at 3:32 a.m. June 17, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 15-1/2 ounces and was 21-1/8 inches long. Grandparents are Tom and Betty Grooms of Alton, and Jim and Sharon Bowers of Thayer...
Ryleigh Marie Austin (07/29/04)
Ray and Lisa Austin of Ash Flat have announced the birth of their daughter, Ryleigh Marie Austin, July 14, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She weighed 6 pounds, 4.7 ounces. She was welcomed home by five siblings -- Stacey Austin, Mike Austin, Andy Austin, Jessica Baker and Lauren Baker...
James Allen Lynn Marler (07/29/04)
Katrina Marler has announced the birth of her son, James Allen Lynn Marler, July 19, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 6 pounds, 15.9 ounces, and was 19.25 inches long. He was welcomed home his a sister, Tommie Jean, and a brother, Bryan...
Kelsie Bree Thompson (07/29/04)
Jeremy S. Thompson and Mageon L. Thompson of Thayer, Mo., have announced the birth of their daughter, Kelsie Bree Thompson, at 9:22 a.m. July 7, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds 13-1/2 ounces and was 19 inches long...
Ashley Katelynn Martin (07/29/04)
Marc H. Martin and Heather S. Barlow of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Ashley Katelynn Martin, at 9:22 p.m. July 17, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 5 pounds and was 18-1/4 inches long. She was welcomed home by her brother, Trent Raymond Roth, 4...
Jarvis Thomas Bowers (07/29/04)
Tim and Kari Bowers of Thayer have announced the birth of a son, Jarvis Thomas Bowers, at 3:32 a.m. June 17, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 15-1/2 ounces and was 21-1/8 inches long. Grandparents are Tom and Betty Grooms of Alton, and Jim and Sharon Bowers of Thayer...
Destiney Fayth Ivy (07/29/04)
Gary Ivy and Christina Daniels of West Plains have announced the birth of their daughter, Destiney Fayth Ivy, at 1:32 p.m. July 7, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed by her brother, Brandon, 1...
Sierria Kay Weldin (07/29/04)
John Weldin Jr. and Ashley Hood of Alton, Mo., have announced the birth of their daughter, Sierria Kay Weldin, at 12:29 a.m. June 28, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 4-1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Sandy and John Weldin of Alton...
Harley Junior Lee Mynear (07/29/04)
Crystal and Jerami Mynear have announced the birth of their son, Harley Junior Lee Mynear, July 7, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. He was welcomed home by two brothers -- Stormy Smith and Zabrian Mynear...
Austin Elyse Blankenship (07/29/04)
Brian and Sarah Blankenship of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Austin Elyse, at 5:55 p.m. July 2, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long. She was welcomed home by three sisters -- Elly, 8, Anna, 5, and Amy, 2...
Baldridges to mark 50 years (07/29/04)
Elvern and Rachel Baldridge of Mammoth Spring will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a card shower from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 at Mammoth Spring Fire Station. Hosts for the event are the couple's children and grandchildren. All friends and relatives are invited...
Baldridges to mark 50 years (07/29/04)
Elvern and Rachel Baldridge of Mammoth Spring will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a card shower from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 at Mammoth Spring Fire Station. Hosts for the event are the couple's children and grandchildren. All friends and relatives are invited...
Boldly Going Nowhere (07/29/04)
An addict is someone who is obsessively devoted to something. People can become addicted to all sorts of things, such as alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, sweets or sports. They can even be addicted to community growth. Most people with common sense realize there is an optimal size to almost anything. ...
ConsumerAlert (07/29/04)
Attorney General Mike Beebe has issued an alert telling business owners and individuals who own fax machines to be wary of unsolicited faxes asking for you to respond. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act bans unsolicited faxed advertisements if there is no prior business relationship between the sender and recipient. The penalty for each violation is $500 or up to $1,500 if a company willfully and knowingly violates the law...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (07/29/04)
Most folks call Jackie a "wienie dog" and that's fine with me; given the chance my little dachshund sure can put the wienies away. One of my small boy friends, an unusually creative child, came up with the unique idea of dressing Jackie up at Halloween as a hot dog. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (07/29/04)
An addict is someone who is obsessively devoted to something. People can become addicted to all sorts of things, such as alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, sweets or sports. They can even be addicted to community growth. Most people with common sense realize there is an optimal size to almost anything. ...
ConsumerAlert (07/29/04)
Attorney General Mike Beebe has issued an alert telling business owners and individuals who own fax machines to be wary of unsolicited faxes asking for you to respond. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act bans unsolicited faxed advertisements if there is no prior business relationship between the sender and recipient. The penalty for each violation is $500 or up to $1,500 if a company willfully and knowingly violates the law...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (07/29/04)
Most folks call Jackie a "wienie dog" and that's fine with me; given the chance my little dachshund sure can put the wienies away. One of my small boy friends, an unusually creative child, came up with the unique idea of dressing Jackie up at Halloween as a hot dog. ...