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Stories from Thursday, August 26, 2004

MS class reunion set (08/26/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring High School graduating classes of 1992, 1993 and 1994 are invited by the Reunion Committee of MSHS to attend a reunion planned for Sept. 4. This is an open invitation to anyone who graduated from the school and it is not exclusive to the classes. Anyone who is an MSHS graduate and would like to attend should contact committee members by Aug. 29. Members are Rachel Jackson at 843-338-6822 or Bev Armstrong Bailey at 870-625-3379...
THE FIRST DAY (08/26/04)
Pooh's First Day of School was read by Mammoth Spring Elementary kindergarten teacher Alice Young the first day of school last week. As of this week all schools in the Mammoth Spring/Oregon County area have opened. Parents of Thayer Elementary School children are reminded that students in grades kindergarten through six will not be allowed to walk home from school. They will either need to be picked up at the new elementary school or will have to ride the school bus home...
Go for it (08/26/04)
For those of us who are scared of making decisions that could change our lives or even cause us any inconvenience, Horseshoe Bend resident Marge Burge has a message -- take a chance. At what? "Anything that intrigues or scares you, do it," Burge said Aug. 4 at her home in Horseshoe Bend...
Senator Childers to speak to watershed group (08/26/04)
MOUNTAIN VIEW -- The Mountain View Community Center will be the site of the Sept. 1 Scenic Rivers Watershed Partnership meeting. According to Oregon County Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren, state Sen. Doyle Childers will present a program about watershed improvement districts authorized under House Bill No. 1433. Warren serves as the chairman for the local watershed partnership group...
Burkhead farm added to Century Farm list (08/26/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Carl and Shirley Burkhead Farm located in the Cave Springs community was the only farm added to the 2004 list of Century Farms. The Burkhead Farm joins 13 other Century Farms in the county that began involvement in the program in 1986...
FSA seeking nominations (08/26/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Farm Service Agency is seeking nominations for the county committee and will do so through Sept. 3. Farm Service Agency officials said the next step in the election process will be mailing out ballots. This will begin Nov. 8. Voters will have until Dec. 6 to return their ballots to the county office...
Teens charged in two Salem church burglaries (08/26/04)
Two Salem men were charged with multiple felony counts Aug. 20 after they admitted to burglarizing two area churches. Joseph M. Barr, 18, and Christopher A. Christie, 19, have each been charged with commercial burglary, a class C felony; theft of property, a class C felony; and criminal mischief in the first degree, a class C felony...
Ozark Action looking for local board member (08/26/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Ozark Action Inc. is seeking board members to represent the Oregon and Wright county private sector. Ron Cornelius from Thayer now holds that three-year term will soon expire. OAI is a community action agency which aims to assist individuals and families toward increased economic self-sufficiency. ...
Mammoth Spring Antique and Classic Car Show planned (08/26/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The 21st annual Mammoth Spring Antique and Classic Car Show will be held Sept. 4 in conjunction with Solemn Old Judge Days activities. The event will be sponsored this year by the Thayer-Mammoth Spring Lions Club. The show will be held at the Mammoth Spring State Park and is open for vehicles 1979 and older...
Salem man charged in drug bust (08/26/04)
A third man was charged Aug. 17 in connection with a June drug bust. Roy Madison Hurst, 37, of Salem has been charged with possession of pseudoephedrine, ephedrine or phenylpropanolamine with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine, a class D felony...
Democrats to meet at Alton (08/26/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County Democrats will meet Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Oregon County Courthouse at Alton. According to Oregon County Democratic Chairman Peachy Myers, field organizer for Southeast Missouri, will be at the meeting and everyone interested is invited...
Ash Flat chooses control over grant money (08/26/04)
Thanks, but no thanks. That's what Ash Flat City Council is telling the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The council decided unanimously at the Aug. 16 council meeting to withdraw from the 50/50 matching grant proposal from Parks and Tourism for Ash Flat City Park...
Democrats to meet at Alton (08/26/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County Democrats will meet Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Oregon County Courthouse at Alton. According to Oregon County Democratic Chairman Peachy Myers, field organizer for Southeast Missouri, will be at the meeting and everyone interested is invited...
Senator Childers to speak to watershed group (08/26/04)
MOUNTAIN VIEW -- The Mountain View Community Center will be the site of the Sept. 1 Scenic Rivers Watershed Partnership meeting. According to Oregon County Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren, state Sen. Doyle Childers will present a program about watershed improvement districts authorized under House Bill No. 1433. Warren serves as the chairman for the local watershed partnership group...
Ash Flat chooses control over grant money (08/26/04)
Thanks, but no thanks. That's what Ash Flat City Council is telling the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The council decided unanimously at the Aug. 16 council meeting to withdraw from the 50/50 matching grant proposal from Parks and Tourism for Ash Flat City Park...
MS class reunion set (08/26/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring High School graduating classes of 1992, 1993 and 1994 are invited by the Reunion Committee of MSHS to attend a reunion planned for Sept. 4. This is an open invitation to anyone who graduated from the school and it is not exclusive to the classes. Anyone who is an MSHS graduate and would like to attend should contact committee members by Aug. 29. Members are Rachel Jackson at 843-338-6822 or Bev Armstrong Bailey at 870-625-3379...
Ozark Action looking for local board member (08/26/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Ozark Action Inc. is seeking board members to represent the Oregon and Wright county private sector. Ron Cornelius from Thayer now holds that three-year term will soon expire. OAI is a community action agency which aims to assist individuals and families toward increased economic self-sufficiency. ...
Mammoth Spring Antique and Classic Car Show planned (08/26/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The 21st annual Mammoth Spring Antique and Classic Car Show will be held Sept. 4 in conjunction with Solemn Old Judge Days activities. The event will be sponsored this year by the Thayer-Mammoth Spring Lions Club. The show will be held at the Mammoth Spring State Park and is open for vehicles 1979 and older...
Teens charged in two Salem church burglaries (08/26/04)
Two Salem men were charged with multiple felony counts Aug. 20 after they admitted to burglarizing two area churches. Joseph M. Barr, 18, and Christopher A. Christie, 19, have each been charged with commercial burglary, a class C felony; theft of property, a class C felony; and criminal mischief in the first degree, a class C felony...
Salem man charged in drug bust (08/26/04)
A third man was charged Aug. 17 in connection with a June drug bust. Roy Madison Hurst, 37, of Salem has been charged with possession of pseudoephedrine, ephedrine or phenylpropanolamine with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine, a class D felony...
FSA seeking nominations (08/26/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Farm Service Agency is seeking nominations for the county committee and will do so through Sept. 3. Farm Service Agency officials said the next step in the election process will be mailing out ballots. This will begin Nov. 8. Voters will have until Dec. 6 to return their ballots to the county office...
Go for it (08/26/04)
For those of us who are scared of making decisions that could change our lives or even cause us any inconvenience, Horseshoe Bend resident Marge Burge has a message -- take a chance. At what? "Anything that intrigues or scares you, do it," Burge said Aug. 4 at her home in Horseshoe Bend...
Burkhead farm added to Century Farm list (08/26/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Carl and Shirley Burkhead Farm located in the Cave Springs community was the only farm added to the 2004 list of Century Farms. The Burkhead Farm joins 13 other Century Farms in the county that began involvement in the program in 1986...
THE FIRST DAY (08/26/04)
Pooh's First Day of School was read by Mammoth Spring Elementary kindergarten teacher Alice Young the first day of school last week. As of this week all schools in the Mammoth Spring/Oregon County area have opened. Parents of Thayer Elementary School children are reminded that students in grades kindergarten through six will not be allowed to walk home from school. They will either need to be picked up at the new elementary school or will have to ride the school bus home...
Valley View school reunion slated in Viola (08/26/04)
The Valley View school reunion will be Sept. 4 at 4 p.m. at the Viola school cafeteria. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish.
Williams to mark 80th birthday (08/26/04)
The Rev. Doyle E. Williams will be 80 years young Aug. 27. His children invite all to join them for a day of celebration Aug. 28 at 4 p.m. at Victory Free Will Baptist Church in Alton. "Our father has been preaching God's word in this community of the past 35 years. Many lives have been touched by his ministry and his testimony of the life he leads," his children said...
Geologist to speak to mineral club (08/26/04)
U.S. Geologist Mike Howard will provide a hands-on laboratory to determine mineral identification and properties at the Spring River Gem and Mineral Club meeting Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. at Omaha Center in Cherokee Village. Participants are asked to bring a hand magnifying glass or loupe. Howard will provide the other necessary materials...
HHS Class of '94 to hold reunion (08/26/04)
The Highland High School Class of 1994 is planning its 10-year class reunion for Sept. 4. It will be a full day and night of activities. During the day, a family event will take place at Thunderbird Recreation Center in Cherokee Village from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The evening begins at 7 p.m. and will consist of dinner, dancing and sharing memories and good times with fellow classmates at the Casa Royale Convention Center, former skating rink, in Hidden Valley...
Literacy council offers ESL tutoring (08/26/04)
The Sharp County Literacy Council provided an English as a second language and basic tutor training session in July at Ozarka College. Two trainers came from Dardanelle and provided two days of training for 14 tutors. Because of this training tutors will now be able to tutor people who are not English speakers...
Geologist to speak to mineral club (08/26/04)
U.S. Geologist Mike Howard will provide a hands-on laboratory to determine mineral identification and properties at the Spring River Gem and Mineral Club meeting Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. at Omaha Center in Cherokee Village. Participants are asked to bring a hand magnifying glass or loupe. Howard will provide the other necessary materials...
Literacy council offers ESL tutoring (08/26/04)
The Sharp County Literacy Council provided an English as a second language and basic tutor training session in July at Ozarka College. Two trainers came from Dardanelle and provided two days of training for 14 tutors. Because of this training tutors will now be able to tutor people who are not English speakers...
Valley View school reunion slated in Viola (08/26/04)
The Valley View school reunion will be Sept. 4 at 4 p.m. at the Viola school cafeteria. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish.
HHS Class of '94 to hold reunion (08/26/04)
The Highland High School Class of 1994 is planning its 10-year class reunion for Sept. 4. It will be a full day and night of activities. During the day, a family event will take place at Thunderbird Recreation Center in Cherokee Village from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The evening begins at 7 p.m. and will consist of dinner, dancing and sharing memories and good times with fellow classmates at the Casa Royale Convention Center, former skating rink, in Hidden Valley...
Williams to mark 80th birthday (08/26/04)
The Rev. Doyle E. Williams will be 80 years young Aug. 27. His children invite all to join them for a day of celebration Aug. 28 at 4 p.m. at Victory Free Will Baptist Church in Alton. "Our father has been preaching God's word in this community of the past 35 years. Many lives have been touched by his ministry and his testimony of the life he leads," his children said...
Soccer signup slated (08/26/04)
The Spring River area is now organizing soccer teams for players between the ages of 5 and 18 for the fall soccer season. The teams will practice locally and play eight games on four Saturdays in West Plains, Mo., this fall. Registration forms are available at Wolff's Athletics in the Highland Shopping Center. The fee is $30 for the first registration, $25 for the second and $20 for every continued registration in one family...
Rector becomes third 3AA team to cancel football season (08/26/04)
In the end, the numbers finally caught up with the Rector Cougars. Faced with a dwindling number of players, Rector High School announced Aug. 20 that it would not field a senior high football team for the upcoming season. This marks the first time since the early 70s that the Cougars will be absent from the gridiron. However, with plenty of players for junior high, the junior Cougars will compete as scheduled with coach Wade Williams at the helm...
Veteran officer Whitehurst logs 39 years in Izard County (08/26/04)
The good old days? Perhaps, but Y.D. Whitehurst likes today and the way hunting, fishing and wildlife are flourishing in his highly familiar Izard County. Whitehurst lives in Melbourne and is retiring after 39 years as a wildlife officer for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. All his work as a wildlife officer has been in Izard County...
SMSU-WP volleyball, basketball season tickets on sale this month (08/26/04)
Area residents who want to catch all of the home-court action of the Southwest Missouri State University-West Plains (SMSU-WP) Lady Grizzly volleyball and Grizzly basketball teams this season will have the opportunity to reserve their seats. Members of the Grizzly Booster Club began receiving their season tickets to the nine Lady Grizzly home volleyball matches and 15 Grizzly home basketball games scheduled this year on Aug. 18...
Soccer signup slated (08/26/04)
The Spring River area is now organizing soccer teams for players between the ages of 5 and 18 for the fall soccer season. The teams will practice locally and play eight games on four Saturdays in West Plains, Mo., this fall. Registration forms are available at Wolff's Athletics in the Highland Shopping Center. The fee is $30 for the first registration, $25 for the second and $20 for every continued registration in one family...
Rector becomes third 3AA team to cancel football season (08/26/04)
In the end, the numbers finally caught up with the Rector Cougars. Faced with a dwindling number of players, Rector High School announced Aug. 20 that it would not field a senior high football team for the upcoming season. This marks the first time since the early 70s that the Cougars will be absent from the gridiron. However, with plenty of players for junior high, the junior Cougars will compete as scheduled with coach Wade Williams at the helm...
Veteran officer Whitehurst logs 39 years in Izard County (08/26/04)
The good old days? Perhaps, but Y.D. Whitehurst likes today and the way hunting, fishing and wildlife are flourishing in his highly familiar Izard County. Whitehurst lives in Melbourne and is retiring after 39 years as a wildlife officer for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. All his work as a wildlife officer has been in Izard County...
SMSU-WP volleyball, basketball season tickets on sale this month (08/26/04)
Area residents who want to catch all of the home-court action of the Southwest Missouri State University-West Plains (SMSU-WP) Lady Grizzly volleyball and Grizzly basketball teams this season will have the opportunity to reserve their seats. Members of the Grizzly Booster Club began receiving their season tickets to the nine Lady Grizzly home volleyball matches and 15 Grizzly home basketball games scheduled this year on Aug. 18...
Alice Mary Wheeler (08/26/04)
Alice Mary Wheeler, 93, of Alton, Mo., was born June 3, 1911, in Douglas County, Mo., and died Aug. 16, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare. Survivors include a daughter, Irene Frost and husband, Leonard; four grandsons -- James and Junior Deckard and Joseph and Charlie Strong; two granddaughters -- Loretta Morgan and Shannon Simmons; 17 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; a host of step-children and step-grandchildren...
Rev. Walter L. Simpson (08/26/04)
Rev. Walter L. Simpson, 65, son of the late Thomas Ray and Lena A. Pigg Simpson was born March 22, 1939, in Greer, Mo., and died Aug. 12, 2004, in Springfield, Mo. He was a lifetime resident of the Wilderness community and retired from the United States Forest Service after 29 years of service...
Grace A. Rutledge (08/26/04)
Grace A. Rutledge, 90, was born May 13, 1914, near Thomasville, Mo., the daughter of John and Nora Davis Wilcox and died on Aug. 11, 2004, at West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains. She married Oather Edward "Doc" Rutledge Sr. May 23, 1934, at Alton, Mo. Her entire life was devoted to her children and family. She was known for her excellent cooking and kindness to her neighbors...
E.D. "Gene" Winey (08/26/04)
E. D. "Gene" Winey, 82, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Medical Center at Cherokee Village. Born July 5, 1922, at Preston, Iowa, he was the son of Lester Arthur and Olga Marie Reis Winey. He was a cattle rancher for over 50 years, a crop duster, and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II where he served as a fighter pilot...
Joseph Grass Jr. (08/26/04)
Joseph Harold Grass Jr. of Camp, son of the late Joseph Harold and Ibbie (Perkins) Grass, was born Nov. 22, 1931, in New Orleans, La. He departed this life Aug. 16, 2004, at Camp at the age of 72. Grass was united in marriage to Lillian Messenger on Aug. 15, 1944, in New Orleans. He served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean War...
Lenora Ruminer Walker (08/26/04)
Lenora Ruminer Walker, daughter of the late Richard Cleo and Addie Crook Ruminer, was born Jan. 14, 1922, in Creswell, Ark. She died Aug. 16, 2004, in Billings Mont. She spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She married Luther Walker Dec. 9, 1939, in Mt. Pleasant, Ark., and to this union two children were born. She was a member of Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant...
Grant Snyder (08/26/04)
Grant Snyder, 81, of Atkins, Ark., formerly of Russellville, died Aug. 17, 2004, at the V.A. Regional Medical Center in Little Rock. Born Feb. 15, 1923, in Scott City, Kan., he was the son of T.R. and Charlotte Louise Pierce Snyder. He married Mildred Marie Thompson April 17, 1947, in Las Vegas. ...
Hattie Mitchell Newby (08/26/04)
Hattie nee Mitchell Newby, 85 of Belleville, Ill., born Dec. 20, 1918 in Antelope, Kan., died Aug. 18, 2004 at her residence. She was a retired engraver for Schaeffer Pen Company in Fort Madison, Iowa. She was a member of Village Bible Church in Cherokee Village, Ark...
Dolores Moffatt (08/26/04)
Dolores Geraldine Moffatt, 73, of Alton, Mo., was born June 17, 1931, in Peoria, Ill., and died Aug. 18, 2004, at her home. Survivors include a son, Ben Moffatt of Alton, Mo., and numerous other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alva Lee Woodruff and Blanche Williams-Woodruff; her husband, Benjamin Leroy Moffatt; and a sister, Jacqueline Randalls...
Rosalia Dallstream (08/26/04)
Rosalia Adelaide Dallstream, 73, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 13, 1931, in Cold Spring, Minn., and died Aug. 16, 2004 at her home. Survivors include six children -- Charles and Susan Dallstream of Richmond, Mo., Ronald and Susan Dallstream of Taylorsville, Ill., Mary Theresia and Tom Jacquin of St. Charles, Mo., Sam and Carlotta Dallstream of Burke, Va., Renee Simpson of Wentzville, Mo., Rose and Cliff Sisco of Alton; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers and five sisters...
James Norman Flood (08/26/04)
James Norman Flood, 31, of Black Hawk, S.D., died Aug. 13, 2004, as a result of an automobile accident near Scenic, S.D. He was born Jan. 30, 1973, in West Plains, Mo. He was active in many sports but his love was for track and cross country. His determination in life also showed on the track when he lost a shoe in a relay and did not look back or stop, but instead kept going. ...
Janet Sue Moore (08/26/04)
Janet Sue Moore, 58, of Salem died Aug. 17, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born July 4, 1946, in Heart, she was the daughter of Kenneth Wiseman and Roberta Hall Wiseman. She married Larry Lee Moore April 6, 1978, in Salem. She was a customer service manager for Wal-Mart in Ash Flat. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Maggie Luellen Mitchell (08/26/04)
Maggie Luellen Mitchell, 84, of Koshkonong died Aug. 17, 2004, at Shady Oaks Health Care in Thayer. Born Aug. 19, 1919, in Ash Flat, she was the daughter of Arlonzo F. Woten and Lillie Fay Shupp Mitchell. She married John Lee Mitchell Feb 21, 1937, in Salem...
Troy J. Tucker (08/26/04)
Troy J. Tucker, 72, of Salem, Ark., son of the late James Tom and Zelma Edith Chadwick Tucker, was born June 29, 1932, in Agnos, Ark. He died Aug. 13, 2004, at Salem. He married Thelma Elliott May 23, 1976, in Norman, Okla., He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a mechanic in a sewing factory...
Rev. Walter L. Simpson (08/26/04)
Rev. Walter L. Simpson, 65, son of the late Thomas Ray and Lena A. Pigg Simpson was born March 22, 1939, in Greer, Mo., and died Aug. 12, 2004, in Springfield, Mo. He was a lifetime resident of the Wilderness community and retired from the United States Forest Service after 29 years of service...
Alice Mary Wheeler (08/26/04)
Alice Mary Wheeler, 93, of Alton, Mo., was born June 3, 1911, in Douglas County, Mo., and died Aug. 16, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare. Survivors include a daughter, Irene Frost and husband, Leonard; four grandsons -- James and Junior Deckard and Joseph and Charlie Strong; two granddaughters -- Loretta Morgan and Shannon Simmons; 17 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; a host of step-children and step-grandchildren...
Grace A. Rutledge (08/26/04)
Grace A. Rutledge, 90, was born May 13, 1914, near Thomasville, Mo., the daughter of John and Nora Davis Wilcox and died on Aug. 11, 2004, at West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains. She married Oather Edward "Doc" Rutledge Sr. May 23, 1934, at Alton, Mo. Her entire life was devoted to her children and family. She was known for her excellent cooking and kindness to her neighbors...
Joseph Grass Jr. (08/26/04)
Joseph Harold Grass Jr. of Camp, son of the late Joseph Harold and Ibbie (Perkins) Grass, was born Nov. 22, 1931, in New Orleans, La. He departed this life Aug. 16, 2004, at Camp at the age of 72. Grass was united in marriage to Lillian Messenger on Aug. 15, 1944, in New Orleans. He served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean War...
Maggie Luellen Mitchell (08/26/04)
Maggie Luellen Mitchell, 84, of Koshkonong died Aug. 17, 2004, at Shady Oaks Health Care in Thayer. Born Aug. 19, 1919, in Ash Flat, she was the daughter of Arlonzo F. Woten and Lillie Fay Shupp Mitchell. She married John Lee Mitchell Feb 21, 1937, in Salem...
Grant Snyder (08/26/04)
Grant Snyder, 81, of Atkins, Ark., formerly of Russellville, died Aug. 17, 2004, at the V.A. Regional Medical Center in Little Rock. Born Feb. 15, 1923, in Scott City, Kan., he was the son of T.R. and Charlotte Louise Pierce Snyder. He married Mildred Marie Thompson April 17, 1947, in Las Vegas. ...
Lenora Ruminer Walker (08/26/04)
Lenora Ruminer Walker, daughter of the late Richard Cleo and Addie Crook Ruminer, was born Jan. 14, 1922, in Creswell, Ark. She died Aug. 16, 2004, in Billings Mont. She spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She married Luther Walker Dec. 9, 1939, in Mt. Pleasant, Ark., and to this union two children were born. She was a member of Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant...
James Norman Flood (08/26/04)
James Norman Flood, 31, of Black Hawk, S.D., died Aug. 13, 2004, as a result of an automobile accident near Scenic, S.D. He was born Jan. 30, 1973, in West Plains, Mo. He was active in many sports but his love was for track and cross country. His determination in life also showed on the track when he lost a shoe in a relay and did not look back or stop, but instead kept going. ...
E.D. "Gene" Winey (08/26/04)
E. D. "Gene" Winey, 82, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Medical Center at Cherokee Village. Born July 5, 1922, at Preston, Iowa, he was the son of Lester Arthur and Olga Marie Reis Winey. He was a cattle rancher for over 50 years, a crop duster, and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II where he served as a fighter pilot...
Hattie Mitchell Newby (08/26/04)
Hattie nee Mitchell Newby, 85 of Belleville, Ill., born Dec. 20, 1918 in Antelope, Kan., died Aug. 18, 2004 at her residence. She was a retired engraver for Schaeffer Pen Company in Fort Madison, Iowa. She was a member of Village Bible Church in Cherokee Village, Ark...
Troy J. Tucker (08/26/04)
Troy J. Tucker, 72, of Salem, Ark., son of the late James Tom and Zelma Edith Chadwick Tucker, was born June 29, 1932, in Agnos, Ark. He died Aug. 13, 2004, at Salem. He married Thelma Elliott May 23, 1976, in Norman, Okla., He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a mechanic in a sewing factory...
Dolores Moffatt (08/26/04)
Dolores Geraldine Moffatt, 73, of Alton, Mo., was born June 17, 1931, in Peoria, Ill., and died Aug. 18, 2004, at her home. Survivors include a son, Ben Moffatt of Alton, Mo., and numerous other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alva Lee Woodruff and Blanche Williams-Woodruff; her husband, Benjamin Leroy Moffatt; and a sister, Jacqueline Randalls...
Rosalia Dallstream (08/26/04)
Rosalia Adelaide Dallstream, 73, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 13, 1931, in Cold Spring, Minn., and died Aug. 16, 2004 at her home. Survivors include six children -- Charles and Susan Dallstream of Richmond, Mo., Ronald and Susan Dallstream of Taylorsville, Ill., Mary Theresia and Tom Jacquin of St. Charles, Mo., Sam and Carlotta Dallstream of Burke, Va., Renee Simpson of Wentzville, Mo., Rose and Cliff Sisco of Alton; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers and five sisters...
Janet Sue Moore (08/26/04)
Janet Sue Moore, 58, of Salem died Aug. 17, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born July 4, 1946, in Heart, she was the daughter of Kenneth Wiseman and Roberta Hall Wiseman. She married Larry Lee Moore April 6, 1978, in Salem. She was a customer service manager for Wal-Mart in Ash Flat. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Colton Steven Bell (08/26/04)
Amber and Andy Bell have announced the birth of their son, Colton Steven Bell, at 9:09 a.m. July 15, 2004, at Harris Hospital in Newport. He weighed 10 pounds, 11.8 ounces and was 22 inches long. Grandparents are Gary and Donna Bell and John and Kathie Taylor, all of Hardy...
Colton Steven Bell (08/26/04)
Amber and Andy Bell have announced the birth of their son, Colton Steven Bell, at 9:09 a.m. July 15, 2004, at Harris Hospital in Newport. He weighed 10 pounds, 11.8 ounces and was 22 inches long. Grandparents are Gary and Donna Bell and John and Kathie Taylor, all of Hardy...
Combs, Reeves to wed (08/26/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Jed Combs and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Reeves have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Tasha Lynna Combs and Dustin Jerad Reeves. The two will exchange vows Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. at Doniphan Church of Christ in Doniphan, Mo...
Newman, Gunter to exchange vows (08/26/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Newman of Myrtle have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney Ann, to David Lloyd Gunter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Gunter. The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Couch High School and a 2004 graduate of the College of the Ozarks. She earned a degree in agriculture...
Stevens, Buckner slate nuptials (08/26/04)
Ruth and Rex Stevens of Thayer and Arreda and Herbert Buckner of Licking have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Michele Stevens and Dustin Buckner. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Connie Stevens. She is a 1994 graduate of Licking High School and a 1999 graduate of Missouri Valley College in Marshall. She earned a degree in criminal justice and sociology...
Newman, Gunter to exchange vows (08/26/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Newman of Myrtle have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney Ann, to David Lloyd Gunter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Gunter. The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Couch High School and a 2004 graduate of the College of the Ozarks. She earned a degree in agriculture...
Combs, Reeves to wed (08/26/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Jed Combs and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Reeves have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Tasha Lynna Combs and Dustin Jerad Reeves. The two will exchange vows Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. at Doniphan Church of Christ in Doniphan, Mo...
Stevens, Buckner slate nuptials (08/26/04)
Ruth and Rex Stevens of Thayer and Arreda and Herbert Buckner of Licking have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Michele Stevens and Dustin Buckner. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Connie Stevens. She is a 1994 graduate of Licking High School and a 1999 graduate of Missouri Valley College in Marshall. She earned a degree in criminal justice and sociology...
State Capitol Week in Review (08/26/04)
About 450,000 students returned to the classroom last week throughout Arkansas. They will attend 1,111 schools, of which 575 are elementary schools, 213 are middle schools or junior high schools and 323 are high schools. There will be 178 days of instruction in the coming school year...
Boldly Going Nowhere (08/26/04)
There are three points of view when it comes to the federal government. 1) Everything is more or less going along just fine. Sure we have some problems but we'll work them out. 2) It's too cumbersome and intrusive, taxes are excessive, the national debt is a disgrace, and our foreign policy is long on machismo and short on goodwill. The Democrats and Republicans got us into this mess and probably can't get us out...
Ozarka offers ASSET placement tests (08/26/04)
The ASSET placement test will be offered at Ozarka College in Melbourne Sept. 3 at 8:30 a.m. The test will then be available through May on the first Friday of each month at 8:30 a.m., as well as other times throughout the year. Testing will also be available in Ash Flat and Mountain View at certain times. ASSET test scores are required for placement in English, reading and mathematics...
Boldly Going Nowhere (08/26/04)
There are three points of view when it comes to the federal government. 1) Everything is more or less going along just fine. Sure we have some problems but we'll work them out. 2) It's too cumbersome and intrusive, taxes are excessive, the national debt is a disgrace, and our foreign policy is long on machismo and short on goodwill. The Democrats and Republicans got us into this mess and probably can't get us out...
State Capitol Week in Review (08/26/04)
About 450,000 students returned to the classroom last week throughout Arkansas. They will attend 1,111 schools, of which 575 are elementary schools, 213 are middle schools or junior high schools and 323 are high schools. There will be 178 days of instruction in the coming school year...
Ozarka offers ASSET placement tests (08/26/04)
The ASSET placement test will be offered at Ozarka College in Melbourne Sept. 3 at 8:30 a.m. The test will then be available through May on the first Friday of each month at 8:30 a.m., as well as other times throughout the year. Testing will also be available in Ash Flat and Mountain View at certain times. ASSET test scores are required for placement in English, reading and mathematics...