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Stories from Thursday, August 19, 2004

Teen, elderly man die in two wrecks (08/19/04)
An automobile accident Aug. 10 west of Calico Rock claimed the life of an Izard County teen-ager. Tanya Dunkle, 17, of Calico Rock was killed when the 1991 Pontiac Lemans in which she was a passenger ran into a tree. According to the Izard County Sheriff's Office, Arthur B. Tunnicliff, 19, Dunkle and Alyssia Kirby, 18, were eastbound on Highway 5 at 1:45 a.m. when Tunnicliff lost control of the vehicle and ran off the road on the west side...
Geologist says area not prepared for major quake (08/19/04)
Imagine waking up at 3 a.m. in the morning to an event that sounds like a bomb going off. Your house is shaking furiously. Books, dishes and other loose objects fly out of cupboards and shelves. Outside of your house, the earth opens up, forming a huge crevice that swallows your car...
The conviction of love: (08/19/04)
Preface: An epic paean dedicated to my mother, chronicling an elemental 10 minute period of my life that took 15 years to comprehend, and 24 months to compose. THE CONVICTION OF LOVEJust as a sunbeam can't separate itself from the sunand a wave can't separate itself from the ocean; we can't separate ourselves from one another. We are all part of a vast sea of love one indivisible divine wind.Marianne Williamson...
CAMOUFLAGED (08/19/04)
Unseasonably cool temperatures last week stirred the deer population in the tri-county area. This fawn was spotted in Izard County Aug. 15.
Yard appearance dooms appointee (08/19/04)
The appointment of a city councilman turned into a heated argument between the appointee, a city councilman and the mayor at the Aug. 16 Horseshoe Bend City Council meeting. Mayor Bob Spear opened the meeting by suggesting to the council that they appoint Daniel Grover to the Ward 1 Position 2 seat vacated by Owen Cluts...
Jones elected to state 4-H office (08/19/04)
Josiah Jones of Salem was elected to fill a state officer-at-large position recently at the state 4-H O-Rama held at the University of Arkansas. Three other state officers-at-large positions and the president's position were also filled. During the coming year Jones will teach archery workshops around the state and help start youth archery clubs. He will represent Fulton County at events throughout the year, starting with the Mid-South Fair in Memphis...
Thayer to defend chili cookoff title (08/19/04)
ROCKAWAY BEACH -- Thayer Mayor Allen Deckard and his team off chili cookers will be defending their state title this September in Rockaway Beach when they participate in this year's chili cookoff. Mayor Deckard and the Thayer team will start cooking their secret recipe chili around 7 a.m. Sept. 18. The chili will be judged at noon. Chili will be sold for $2 a bowl that day...
Izard Sheriff assaulted on domestic call (08/19/04)
A domestic dispute between a Melbourne man and his wife Aug. 14 ended in a fight between that man and Izard County Sheriff Joe Martz. Brent Allen Dale, 36, has been charged with second degree battery, a class D felony; and third degree battery, a class A misdemeanor...
Couch School receives grant for reading program (08/19/04)
COUCH SCHOOL -- Couch School has been selected as one of 56 out of 250 eligible school districts across the state to receive funding to establish a research-based reading program for students in kindergarten through third grade. Reading First, part of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, is a comprehensive reading program aligned with scientific research to ensure students can read by the end of the third grade...
New school dedicated (08/19/04)
THAYER -- After months of anticipation the new Thayer Elementary School was celebrated and dedicated Aug. 15. The celebration and dedication ceremony was attended by a large crowd. Thayer School Board president Randy Ward served as master of ceremonies. The event was kicked off when Thayer Brownie Troop 248 led over 400 guests in the Pledge of Allegiance...
BB Road gets firetruck grant (08/19/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The BB Road Volunteer Fire Department recently received a 2004 GMC pumper/tanker firetruck. The truck was purchased with a 90 percent-10 percent matching grant from the federal Homeland Security Department. Fire Chief Edgar Wilson wrote the grant...
Teen, elderly man die in two wrecks (08/19/04)
An automobile accident Aug. 10 west of Calico Rock claimed the life of an Izard County teen-ager. Tanya Dunkle, 17, of Calico Rock was killed when the 1991 Pontiac Lemans in which she was a passenger ran into a tree. According to the Izard County Sheriff's Office, Arthur B. Tunnicliff, 19, Dunkle and Alyssia Kirby, 18, were eastbound on Highway 5 at 1:45 a.m. when Tunnicliff lost control of the vehicle and ran off the road on the west side...
Geologist says area not prepared for major quake (08/19/04)
Imagine waking up at 3 a.m. in the morning to an event that sounds like a bomb going off. Your house is shaking furiously. Books, dishes and other loose objects fly out of cupboards and shelves. Outside of your house, the earth opens up, forming a huge crevice that swallows your car...
Jones elected to state 4-H office (08/19/04)
Josiah Jones of Salem was elected to fill a state officer-at-large position recently at the state 4-H O-Rama held at the University of Arkansas. Three other state officers-at-large positions and the president's position were also filled. During the coming year Jones will teach archery workshops around the state and help start youth archery clubs. He will represent Fulton County at events throughout the year, starting with the Mid-South Fair in Memphis...
Yard appearance dooms appointee (08/19/04)
The appointment of a city councilman turned into a heated argument between the appointee, a city councilman and the mayor at the Aug. 16 Horseshoe Bend City Council meeting. Mayor Bob Spear opened the meeting by suggesting to the council that they appoint Daniel Grover to the Ward 1 Position 2 seat vacated by Owen Cluts...
The conviction of love: (08/19/04)
Preface: An epic paean dedicated to my mother, chronicling an elemental 10 minute period of my life that took 15 years to comprehend, and 24 months to compose. THE CONVICTION OF LOVEJust as a sunbeam can't separate itself from the sunand a wave can't separate itself from the ocean; we can't separate ourselves from one another. We are all part of a vast sea of love one indivisible divine wind.Marianne Williamson...
Thayer to defend chili cookoff title (08/19/04)
ROCKAWAY BEACH -- Thayer Mayor Allen Deckard and his team off chili cookers will be defending their state title this September in Rockaway Beach when they participate in this year's chili cookoff. Mayor Deckard and the Thayer team will start cooking their secret recipe chili around 7 a.m. Sept. 18. The chili will be judged at noon. Chili will be sold for $2 a bowl that day...
Izard Sheriff assaulted on domestic call (08/19/04)
A domestic dispute between a Melbourne man and his wife Aug. 14 ended in a fight between that man and Izard County Sheriff Joe Martz. Brent Allen Dale, 36, has been charged with second degree battery, a class D felony; and third degree battery, a class A misdemeanor...
Couch School receives grant for reading program (08/19/04)
COUCH SCHOOL -- Couch School has been selected as one of 56 out of 250 eligible school districts across the state to receive funding to establish a research-based reading program for students in kindergarten through third grade. Reading First, part of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, is a comprehensive reading program aligned with scientific research to ensure students can read by the end of the third grade...
CAMOUFLAGED (08/19/04)
Unseasonably cool temperatures last week stirred the deer population in the tri-county area. This fawn was spotted in Izard County Aug. 15.
New school dedicated (08/19/04)
THAYER -- After months of anticipation the new Thayer Elementary School was celebrated and dedicated Aug. 15. The celebration and dedication ceremony was attended by a large crowd. Thayer School Board president Randy Ward served as master of ceremonies. The event was kicked off when Thayer Brownie Troop 248 led over 400 guests in the Pledge of Allegiance...
BB Road gets firetruck grant (08/19/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The BB Road Volunteer Fire Department recently received a 2004 GMC pumper/tanker firetruck. The truck was purchased with a 90 percent-10 percent matching grant from the federal Homeland Security Department. Fire Chief Edgar Wilson wrote the grant...
Breakfast, bake sale slated at Highland Elks Club (08/19/04)
Ladies of the Highland Elks annual Trash and Treasure, Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale at the Elks Club on Aug. 21 from 7 to 11:30 a.m. The breakfast cost is $4 for adults and $2 for kids under age 10 for all one can eat. The cost includes tax and tip (no charge for admittance to sale)...
Martin Center students go active (08/19/04)
The Martin Center and McDonald's have teamed up to promote fitness and nutrition. Individuals at the center have been enjoying adult happy meals provided by McDonald's in Hardy. After starting the walking program, individuals at the Martin Center are then eligible to win a happy meal complete with choice of salad and dressing, bottled water, a Stepometer and an information booklet that has a place to record one's steps. ...
PROMOTION (08/19/04)
John M. Konter, who is currently assigned to the 554th Military Police Company, was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant Dec. 1, 2003. Konter serves as squad leader and has been enlisted in the United States Army for the past 11 years. He and his wife, April, live in Stuttgart, Germany. Konter is a 1993 graduate of Viola High School...
Breakfast, bake sale slated at Highland Elks Club (08/19/04)
Ladies of the Highland Elks annual Trash and Treasure, Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale at the Elks Club on Aug. 21 from 7 to 11:30 a.m. The breakfast cost is $4 for adults and $2 for kids under age 10 for all one can eat. The cost includes tax and tip (no charge for admittance to sale)...
PROMOTION (08/19/04)
John M. Konter, who is currently assigned to the 554th Military Police Company, was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant Dec. 1, 2003. Konter serves as squad leader and has been enlisted in the United States Army for the past 11 years. He and his wife, April, live in Stuttgart, Germany. Konter is a 1993 graduate of Viola High School...
Martin Center students go active (08/19/04)
The Martin Center and McDonald's have teamed up to promote fitness and nutrition. Individuals at the center have been enjoying adult happy meals provided by McDonald's in Hardy. After starting the walking program, individuals at the Martin Center are then eligible to win a happy meal complete with choice of salad and dressing, bottled water, a Stepometer and an information booklet that has a place to record one's steps. ...
Landowner permits more plentiful this year (08/19/04)
Resident landowners are getting a big -- and pleasant -- surprise when they visit permit vendors to pick up 2004 deer and turkey hunting permits. The surprise is a result of changes in this year's Missouri hunting regulations. The Missouri Department of Conservation has long allowed people to hunt deer and turkey on their own land at no cost. The policy recognizes the critical role that private land plays in sustaining Missouri's abundant game...
Knights of Columbus slate golf scramble (08/19/04)
The Knights of Columbus at Horseshoe Bend will hold their first ever golf tournament Aug. 21 at Turkey Mountain Golf Course. There is a maximum of 44 teams and this is a three-person scramble with a $105 entry fee per team. Both men and ladies are welcome...
Landowner permits more plentiful this year (08/19/04)
Resident landowners are getting a big -- and pleasant -- surprise when they visit permit vendors to pick up 2004 deer and turkey hunting permits. The surprise is a result of changes in this year's Missouri hunting regulations. The Missouri Department of Conservation has long allowed people to hunt deer and turkey on their own land at no cost. The policy recognizes the critical role that private land plays in sustaining Missouri's abundant game...
Knights of Columbus slate golf scramble (08/19/04)
The Knights of Columbus at Horseshoe Bend will hold their first ever golf tournament Aug. 21 at Turkey Mountain Golf Course. There is a maximum of 44 teams and this is a three-person scramble with a $105 entry fee per team. Both men and ladies are welcome...
Joan Ellen Barry (08/19/04)
Joan Ellen Barry, 70, of Thayer, Mo., was born May 11, 1934, in White Sulfur Springs, N.Y., and died Aug. 6, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. Survivors include two daughters -- Joan Vanginhoven and Marlene Dobell, both of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; two sisters -- Frances Boners of Binghamton, N.Y. ...
Scharles C. Lane (08/19/04)
Scharles C. Lane, 68, was born Nov. 26, 1935, at Putnam, Okla., the son of Thomas Hubert and Sophie Clarette Martin Lane died Aug. 9, 2004, at his home at Thomasville, Mo. He attended Adamson High School in Dallas. He married Della Nethery July 25, 1955, in Dallas and to this union four children were born...
Harry I. Peterson (08/19/04)
Harry I. Peterson, 73, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Aug. 12, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Survivors include a sister, Beverly Brooks of Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements are incomplete but are under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Hardy, Ark...
Cecil G. Rosier (08/19/04)
Cecil G. Rosier, 96, of Salem, daughter of the late Phillip Jordan Scott and Sally Elizabeth Bray Scott, was born Nov. 11, 1907, at Byron, Ark. She died Aug. 11, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. She married P.W. Pleasant Oliver. He preceded her in death in 1965. ...
Charles Eugene Woods (08/19/04)
Charles Eugene Woods, 85, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 23, 1918, and died Aug. 5, 2004, at his home in Alton. Survivors include his sister, Ida Reburn of Alton, Mo.; numerous nieces and nephews as well as many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Woods; and his parents, Charley Austin Woods and Sarah Ann Huddleston-Woods...
Rita Bernice Simmons (08/19/04)
Rita Bernice Simmons, 73, died Aug. 4, 2004, at Alton, Mo. Born Sept. 13, 1930, at Alton, she was the daughter of the late Ocea and Almeda Simmons. A 1948 graduate of Alton High School, she had worked many years at the shoe factory in Birch Tree and in helping care for others...
Nancy Jane Crow (08/19/04)
Nancy Jane Blankenship Crow, 80, of North Charleston, S.C., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 11, 2004, at Trident Medical Center in Charleston. Born May 9, 1924, in Cord, Ark., she was the daughter of Jefferson and Martha Goff Blankenship. She was retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville, and was of the Baptist faith...
Lorene Privett (08/19/04)
Lorene Privett, 82, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Aug. 6, 2004, at Mammoth Spring. Born, Jan. 5, 1922, in Mammoth Spring, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Crayton Todd and Rosina Belle Whiteside Todd. She married Jack Privett at Black Oak, Ark., on May 17, 1942. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Thayer and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her...
Billy Dean Moore (08/19/04)
Billy Dean Moore, 53, of Koshkonong, Mo., formerly of Thayer, died Aug. 6, 2004, at Koshkonong. Born Oct. 31, 1950, in Malvern, Ark., he was the son of James William Moore and Ermal Lorene Smith Brockett. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War...
Audrey Mae Hensley (08/19/04)
Audrey Mae Hensley, 71, of Hermitage, Mo., was born May 26, 1933, and died Aug. 9, 2004, at the St. John's Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include two daughters -- Kay Anderson and husband, Russ, and Linda Cohper and husband, Eddy; two granddaughters -- Shanna and Misty Anderson; a brother, Mack Mitchell; a sister-in-law, Winnie Mitchell; an aunt, Sue Prinze; five nieces -- Bev Buston, Melissa Wells, Glenna Gray, Pay Ellison and Susan Harper; a nephew, Don Luce; three great-nephews; three great-nieces; and a great-great-niece.. ...
Allen Dale Roberts (08/19/04)
Allen Dale Roberts, 68, of Couch, Mo., died Aug. 7, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Born Feb. 20, 1936, in Couch, he was the son of Lovell Roberts and Hattie Roy Roberts. He was married to Elizabeth L. McCain in the Job community on June 9, 1956...
Velva Mae Flynn (08/19/04)
Velva Mae Flynn, age 90, of Mammoth Spring, Ark. was born May 17, 1914, in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of Dempsey Burrow and Alice Maude Elizabeth Arwood-Burrow. She died Aug. 9, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. She married Earl Flynn on June 6, 1930, and they enjoyed 72 years together until his passing in 2002. She was a member of the Welcome Hill Church of Christ...
Delbert Keith Bigsby (08/19/04)
Delbert Keith Bigsby, 81, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Aug. 10, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born Sept. 28, 1922, in Wautoma, Wis., he was the son of Harry and Essie Evans Bigsby. He married Betty Fisher in 1944, who preceded him in death and later married Edna Fanger in 1973...
Gary Lee Hester (08/19/04)
Gary Lee Hester, 61, of Bald Knob, Ark., formerly of Hardy, Ark., died Aug. 11, 2004, at White County Medical Center in Searcy, Ark. He was born in Kansas City, Mo., and was a poultry farmer. Survivors include six sons -- Marty Hester, Elton Hester, both of Bald Knob, Ark., Ashton Hester, Alex Hester, Jody Hester and Isrial Hester all of Hardy; a daughter, Jessica Hester of Sitka, Ark.; two stepsons -- Richie Ruby of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Michael Ruby of Hardy; two stepdaughters -- Missy Hamilton of Kansas City, Kan., and Angie Ruby of Poughkeepsie, Ark.; and a brother, Paul Hester of Texas.. ...
Billy Dean Moore (08/19/04)
Billy Dean Moore, 53, of Koshkonong, Mo., formerly of Thayer, died Aug. 6, 2004, at Koshkonong. Born Oct. 31, 1950, in Malvern, Ark., he was the son of James William Moore and Ermal Lorene Smith Brockett. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War...
Nancy Jane Crow (08/19/04)
Nancy Jane Blankenship Crow, 80, of North Charleston, S.C., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 11, 2004, at Trident Medical Center in Charleston. Born May 9, 1924, in Cord, Ark., she was the daughter of Jefferson and Martha Goff Blankenship. She was retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville, and was of the Baptist faith...
Gary Lee Hester (08/19/04)
Gary Lee Hester, 61, of Bald Knob, Ark., formerly of Hardy, Ark., died Aug. 11, 2004, at White County Medical Center in Searcy, Ark. He was born in Kansas City, Mo., and was a poultry farmer. Survivors include six sons -- Marty Hester, Elton Hester, both of Bald Knob, Ark., Ashton Hester, Alex Hester, Jody Hester and Isrial Hester all of Hardy; a daughter, Jessica Hester of Sitka, Ark.; two stepsons -- Richie Ruby of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Michael Ruby of Hardy; two stepdaughters -- Missy Hamilton of Kansas City, Kan., and Angie Ruby of Poughkeepsie, Ark.; and a brother, Paul Hester of Texas.. ...
Charles Eugene Woods (08/19/04)
Charles Eugene Woods, 85, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 23, 1918, and died Aug. 5, 2004, at his home in Alton. Survivors include his sister, Ida Reburn of Alton, Mo.; numerous nieces and nephews as well as many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Woods; and his parents, Charley Austin Woods and Sarah Ann Huddleston-Woods...
Lorene Privett (08/19/04)
Lorene Privett, 82, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Aug. 6, 2004, at Mammoth Spring. Born, Jan. 5, 1922, in Mammoth Spring, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Crayton Todd and Rosina Belle Whiteside Todd. She married Jack Privett at Black Oak, Ark., on May 17, 1942. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Thayer and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her...
Audrey Mae Hensley (08/19/04)
Audrey Mae Hensley, 71, of Hermitage, Mo., was born May 26, 1933, and died Aug. 9, 2004, at the St. John's Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include two daughters -- Kay Anderson and husband, Russ, and Linda Cohper and husband, Eddy; two granddaughters -- Shanna and Misty Anderson; a brother, Mack Mitchell; a sister-in-law, Winnie Mitchell; an aunt, Sue Prinze; five nieces -- Bev Buston, Melissa Wells, Glenna Gray, Pay Ellison and Susan Harper; a nephew, Don Luce; three great-nephews; three great-nieces; and a great-great-niece.. ...
Allen Dale Roberts (08/19/04)
Allen Dale Roberts, 68, of Couch, Mo., died Aug. 7, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Born Feb. 20, 1936, in Couch, he was the son of Lovell Roberts and Hattie Roy Roberts. He was married to Elizabeth L. McCain in the Job community on June 9, 1956...
Scharles C. Lane (08/19/04)
Scharles C. Lane, 68, was born Nov. 26, 1935, at Putnam, Okla., the son of Thomas Hubert and Sophie Clarette Martin Lane died Aug. 9, 2004, at his home at Thomasville, Mo. He attended Adamson High School in Dallas. He married Della Nethery July 25, 1955, in Dallas and to this union four children were born...
Harry I. Peterson (08/19/04)
Harry I. Peterson, 73, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Aug. 12, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Survivors include a sister, Beverly Brooks of Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements are incomplete but are under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Hardy, Ark...
Rita Bernice Simmons (08/19/04)
Rita Bernice Simmons, 73, died Aug. 4, 2004, at Alton, Mo. Born Sept. 13, 1930, at Alton, she was the daughter of the late Ocea and Almeda Simmons. A 1948 graduate of Alton High School, she had worked many years at the shoe factory in Birch Tree and in helping care for others...
Delbert Keith Bigsby (08/19/04)
Delbert Keith Bigsby, 81, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Aug. 10, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born Sept. 28, 1922, in Wautoma, Wis., he was the son of Harry and Essie Evans Bigsby. He married Betty Fisher in 1944, who preceded him in death and later married Edna Fanger in 1973...
Joan Ellen Barry (08/19/04)
Joan Ellen Barry, 70, of Thayer, Mo., was born May 11, 1934, in White Sulfur Springs, N.Y., and died Aug. 6, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. Survivors include two daughters -- Joan Vanginhoven and Marlene Dobell, both of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; two sisters -- Frances Boners of Binghamton, N.Y. ...
Velva Mae Flynn (08/19/04)
Velva Mae Flynn, age 90, of Mammoth Spring, Ark. was born May 17, 1914, in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of Dempsey Burrow and Alice Maude Elizabeth Arwood-Burrow. She died Aug. 9, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. She married Earl Flynn on June 6, 1930, and they enjoyed 72 years together until his passing in 2002. She was a member of the Welcome Hill Church of Christ...
Cecil G. Rosier (08/19/04)
Cecil G. Rosier, 96, of Salem, daughter of the late Phillip Jordan Scott and Sally Elizabeth Bray Scott, was born Nov. 11, 1907, at Byron, Ark. She died Aug. 11, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. She married P.W. Pleasant Oliver. He preceded her in death in 1965. ...
Samantha Leigh Guiltner (08/19/04)
Chloe and Ashton Guiltner have announced the birth of their sister, Samantha Leigh Guiltner, born July 22, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Her parents are Wade and Pam Guiltner of Salem...
Annie Grace Elizabeth Newman (08/19/04)
Mike and Dana Newman have announced the birth of their daughter, Annie Grace Elizabeth Newman, Aug. 6 2004. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19 inches long. She was welcomed home by her sisters, Madeline and Katie, and her brothers, Cody and Jason...
Moriah Elizabeth Nissen (08/19/04)
Greg and Debbie Nissen of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Moriah Elizabeth Nissen, at 1:36 p.m. July 23, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her brother, Isaac Jeremiah, 2...
Gracie Ann Bowers (08/19/04)
James Bardo and Mary Bowers have announced the birth of their daughter, Gracie Ann Bowers, at 4:29 p.m. Aug. 11, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 2.5 pounds and was 15 inches long. Grandparents are Betty and Steve Bowers and Tina and Wess of Thayer...
Samantha Leigh Guiltner (08/19/04)
Chloe and Ashton Guiltner have announced the birth of their sister, Samantha Leigh Guiltner, born July 22, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Her parents are Wade and Pam Guiltner of Salem...
Annie Grace Elizabeth Newman (08/19/04)
Mike and Dana Newman have announced the birth of their daughter, Annie Grace Elizabeth Newman, Aug. 6 2004. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19 inches long. She was welcomed home by her sisters, Madeline and Katie, and her brothers, Cody and Jason...
Moriah Elizabeth Nissen (08/19/04)
Greg and Debbie Nissen of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Moriah Elizabeth Nissen, at 1:36 p.m. July 23, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her brother, Isaac Jeremiah, 2...
Gracie Ann Bowers (08/19/04)
James Bardo and Mary Bowers have announced the birth of their daughter, Gracie Ann Bowers, at 4:29 p.m. Aug. 11, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 2.5 pounds and was 15 inches long. Grandparents are Betty and Steve Bowers and Tina and Wess of Thayer...
Haney, Spurlock to wed (08/19/04)
Courtney Mae Anderson has announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her mother, Jennifer Lea Haney, to Joseph Barret Spurlock. The bride-elect is the daughter of Stanley and Venora Haney of Highland. She is the granddaughter of Juanita Adams of Memphis, Tenn., and the late Pooster and Leatheta Haney...
Anders, Haggins to wed (08/19/04)
Sarah Mae Anders, daughter of Nancy Anders of Mammoth Spring and Ed Anders of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., will be united in marriage to Lenny Ray Haggins, son of George and Mary Haggins of Mammoth Spring. The wedding ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Garden Park Gazebo in Town Center of Horseshoe Bend...
Anders, Haggins to wed (08/19/04)
Sarah Mae Anders, daughter of Nancy Anders of Mammoth Spring and Ed Anders of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., will be united in marriage to Lenny Ray Haggins, son of George and Mary Haggins of Mammoth Spring. The wedding ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Garden Park Gazebo in Town Center of Horseshoe Bend...
Haney, Spurlock to wed (08/19/04)
Courtney Mae Anderson has announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her mother, Jennifer Lea Haney, to Joseph Barret Spurlock. The bride-elect is the daughter of Stanley and Venora Haney of Highland. She is the granddaughter of Juanita Adams of Memphis, Tenn., and the late Pooster and Leatheta Haney...
Looneys to mark 60th anniversary (08/19/04)
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Looney of Highland/Hardy celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 5. They were married in a 17th century Saint Stevens church in Norwich, England, in 1944. Mr. Looney is a retired postal employee and Mrs. Looney retired from Crompton Corduroy. Their two children gave them and other relatives a dinner...
Looneys to mark 60th anniversary (08/19/04)
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Looney of Highland/Hardy celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 5. They were married in a 17th century Saint Stevens church in Norwich, England, in 1944. Mr. Looney is a retired postal employee and Mrs. Looney retired from Crompton Corduroy. Their two children gave them and other relatives a dinner...
Boldly Going Nowhere (08/19/04)
On Saturday, Sept. 11, the fourth annual Arts Fair on the Hill will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fountain Place in Cherokee Village. Cherokee Village Lutheran Church (adjacent to Fountain Place) will be holding their annual Brat Fest in the main dining room of Fountain Place at the same time...
Hey, stupid! That ain't news no more! (08/19/04)
A great myth of journalism is that newspapers choose to print bad news because it sells papers. At most, a natural disaster or particularly heinous crime might spike sales of newspapers from racks for a single issue, but there's no net increase in circulation...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (08/19/04)
Do you remember that old Roger Miller song that starts "Grape wine in a mason jar ... homemade and brought ta school ... by a friend ah mine and after class ... me and him and this other fool ... decided that we'd drink up what's left ....."? Those words ran through my mind not long ago when one of my sisters informed me of her decision to embark upon a new hobby; ergo, creating wine at home...
Walking With Jackie the Ripper (08/19/04)
Do you remember that old Roger Miller song that starts "Grape wine in a mason jar ... homemade and brought ta school ... by a friend ah mine and after class ... me and him and this other fool ... decided that we'd drink up what's left ....."? Those words ran through my mind not long ago when one of my sisters informed me of her decision to embark upon a new hobby; ergo, creating wine at home...
Boldly Going Nowhere (08/19/04)
On Saturday, Sept. 11, the fourth annual Arts Fair on the Hill will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fountain Place in Cherokee Village. Cherokee Village Lutheran Church (adjacent to Fountain Place) will be holding their annual Brat Fest in the main dining room of Fountain Place at the same time...
Hey, stupid! That ain't news no more! (08/19/04)
A great myth of journalism is that newspapers choose to print bad news because it sells papers. At most, a natural disaster or particularly heinous crime might spike sales of newspapers from racks for a single issue, but there's no net increase in circulation...