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Stories from Thursday, September 2, 2004

Hitchhiker charged with theft of DTF agent's pistol (09/02/04)
Investigators following leads Aug. 27 in the shooting death of a Manila man in Fulton County recovered a firearm stolen from the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force. Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz said David Burch, 49, of Salem was hitchhiking when a 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force officer picked him up and offered him a ride...
Murder in Wheeling (09/02/04)
Just off of Whippoorwill Road near the community of Wheeling a trailer sits in the middle of an overgrown yard almost invisible from the road. For a Manila man visiting a friend in that same trailer Aug. 25 there was something that wasn't visible to him -- his murderer lurking in the shadows...
Prison escapee gets more time (09/02/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- An inmate at the state prison in Licking was sentenced to five additional years for escaping from a work detail in Oregon County. Billy B. Bonebrake, 42, was on work detail from the prison March 21, 2003, when he walked away. The inmates were working near the Missouri Department of Transportation Shed on OO Highway near Thayer. Bonebrake was captured the next day...
Adair attends State FFA Speech Academy (09/02/04)
KOSHKONONG -- It was a bright, warm day this summer when Koshkonong FFA member Shane Adair departed to go to Warrensberg, Mo., to attend the 2004 FFA Public Speaking Academy. The academy was three days of intensive training in public speaking this summer. ...
Salem academics ranked third among AA schools (09/02/04)
New Salem High School Principal Wayne Guiltner faces a daunting task his first year at the helm of the high school -- maintaining the high standards of his predecessor. Salem High School ranked third overall in end-of-course exams for the 2003-04 school year among AA schools in Arkansas. ...
Education classes set at Alton (09/02/04)
ALTON -- Free adult basic education classes will start at Alton Oct. 4. The classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Alternative School. The classes will be open to anyone 16 and over and not currently attending public school. ...
Louisiana man charged with vandalism in MS (09/02/04)
A Louisiana parolee was charged with criminal mischief Aug. 24 after he shot a bank sign in Mammoth Spring, according to authorities. Officials at the Mammoth Spring Police Department said a witness observed Michael Tibbits, 19, shooting the Simmons 1st Bank sign with a pellet rifle Aug. 20...
Newport teen charged with Fulton theft (09/02/04)
A residential burglary Aug. 15 at Taylor's Camp in Fulton County has led to the arrest of a Newport man. Jonathan Matthew Boyd, 17, has been charged with residential burglary, a class B felony; breaking or entering, a class D felony; and theft of property, a class C felony...
OC Libraries extend hours (09/02/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- New extended hours of operation will begin Sept. 1 at three Oregon County Public Libraries -- Myrtle, Koshkonong and Thomasville. The libraries' extended hours of service were made possible with funds the Oregon County Library District received from state equalization programs. ...
Scrimmage (09/02/04)
Salem Greyhounds' junior quarterback Chad Willett attempts to elude a would-be Highland tackler at the annual Salem/Highland scrimmage Aug. 26 at Rebel Memorial Field in Highland. Complete schedules, rosters and more for the Greyhounds and other area football teams can be found in Kickoff 2004, Areawide Media's football preview inserted in this issue...
Christos House campaigns for used cell phones (09/02/04)
OREGON COUNTRY -- Christos House Domestic Abuse Services announced recently the kickoff of a community-wide campaign to collect used, unwanted cell phones. The phones are used by victims of domestic abuse as 9-1-1 phones, and excess phones are sold, with money going toward the agency's preventive programs...
Christos House campaigns for used cell phones (09/02/04)
OREGON COUNTRY -- Christos House Domestic Abuse Services announced recently the kickoff of a community-wide campaign to collect used, unwanted cell phones. The phones are used by victims of domestic abuse as 9-1-1 phones, and excess phones are sold, with money going toward the agency's preventive programs...
Scrimmage (09/02/04)
Salem Greyhounds' junior quarterback Chad Willett attempts to elude a would-be Highland tackler at the annual Salem/Highland scrimmage Aug. 26 at Rebel Memorial Field in Highland. Complete schedules, rosters and more for the Greyhounds and other area football teams can be found in Kickoff 2004, Areawide Media's football preview inserted in this issue...
Prison escapee gets more time (09/02/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- An inmate at the state prison in Licking was sentenced to five additional years for escaping from a work detail in Oregon County. Billy B. Bonebrake, 42, was on work detail from the prison March 21, 2003, when he walked away. The inmates were working near the Missouri Department of Transportation Shed on OO Highway near Thayer. Bonebrake was captured the next day...
Murder in Wheeling (09/02/04)
Just off of Whippoorwill Road near the community of Wheeling a trailer sits in the middle of an overgrown yard almost invisible from the road. For a Manila man visiting a friend in that same trailer Aug. 25 there was something that wasn't visible to him -- his murderer lurking in the shadows...
Hitchhiker charged with theft of DTF agent's pistol (09/02/04)
Investigators following leads Aug. 27 in the shooting death of a Manila man in Fulton County recovered a firearm stolen from the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force. Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz said David Burch, 49, of Salem was hitchhiking when a 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force officer picked him up and offered him a ride...
Adair attends State FFA Speech Academy (09/02/04)
KOSHKONONG -- It was a bright, warm day this summer when Koshkonong FFA member Shane Adair departed to go to Warrensberg, Mo., to attend the 2004 FFA Public Speaking Academy. The academy was three days of intensive training in public speaking this summer. ...
Salem academics ranked third among AA schools (09/02/04)
New Salem High School Principal Wayne Guiltner faces a daunting task his first year at the helm of the high school -- maintaining the high standards of his predecessor. Salem High School ranked third overall in end-of-course exams for the 2003-04 school year among AA schools in Arkansas. ...
Newport teen charged with Fulton theft (09/02/04)
A residential burglary Aug. 15 at Taylor's Camp in Fulton County has led to the arrest of a Newport man. Jonathan Matthew Boyd, 17, has been charged with residential burglary, a class B felony; breaking or entering, a class D felony; and theft of property, a class C felony...
OC Libraries extend hours (09/02/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- New extended hours of operation will begin Sept. 1 at three Oregon County Public Libraries -- Myrtle, Koshkonong and Thomasville. The libraries' extended hours of service were made possible with funds the Oregon County Library District received from state equalization programs. ...
Louisiana man charged with vandalism in MS (09/02/04)
A Louisiana parolee was charged with criminal mischief Aug. 24 after he shot a bank sign in Mammoth Spring, according to authorities. Officials at the Mammoth Spring Police Department said a witness observed Michael Tibbits, 19, shooting the Simmons 1st Bank sign with a pellet rifle Aug. 20...
Education classes set at Alton (09/02/04)
ALTON -- Free adult basic education classes will start at Alton Oct. 4. The classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Alternative School. The classes will be open to anyone 16 and over and not currently attending public school. ...
Hounds, Rebs tune up for new year (09/02/04)
With the dawn of the 2004 season less than a week away, the Highland Rebels welcomed the Salem Greyhounds to Rebel Memorial Field for a controlled scrimmage Aug. 26. Both squads used the scrimmage to get a taste of live-game action before kicking off the season for real Sept. 3...
Dove season good time for hunters to renew litter consciousness (09/02/04)
For a wingshooting challenge, nothing beats mourning doves. Perched on a telephone line, the somber gray birds seem almost tame. But these same birds top 50 mph on the wing, and are capable of aerial maneuvers an F-18 pilot would envy. That's why the mourning dove is North America's most popular game bird and, indirectly, why the Missouri Department of Conservation is launching a crusade to reduce litter in fields managed especially for doves...
Knights of Columbus Tourney results announced (09/02/04)
The first ever Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament at Turkey Mountain Golf Course Aug. 21 was a successful fund-raising tournament, and this would be impossible without the assistance and generosity of all the people involved. Special thanks go to Tammy's Home Furnishing of Horseshoe Bend, Main Street Prints of Ash Flat, Ron's Fine Foods of Horseshoe Bend, The Austin Hotel in Hot Springs, and the Glenwood Country Club in Glenwood for their generous contributions. ...
Antler restrictions affect archers as well as firearms deer hunters (09/02/04)
Missouri archers will have more days to hunt deer than ever before this year. In all but 14 southeastern counties, they will be able to fill any number of antlerless deer tags. But like gun hunters, archers will have to count antler points before shooting at bucks in 29 counties...
Dove season good time for hunters to renew litter consciousness (09/02/04)
For a wingshooting challenge, nothing beats mourning doves. Perched on a telephone line, the somber gray birds seem almost tame. But these same birds top 50 mph on the wing, and are capable of aerial maneuvers an F-18 pilot would envy. That's why the mourning dove is North America's most popular game bird and, indirectly, why the Missouri Department of Conservation is launching a crusade to reduce litter in fields managed especially for doves...
Antler restrictions affect archers as well as firearms deer hunters (09/02/04)
Missouri archers will have more days to hunt deer than ever before this year. In all but 14 southeastern counties, they will be able to fill any number of antlerless deer tags. But like gun hunters, archers will have to count antler points before shooting at bucks in 29 counties...
Hounds, Rebs tune up for new year (09/02/04)
With the dawn of the 2004 season less than a week away, the Highland Rebels welcomed the Salem Greyhounds to Rebel Memorial Field for a controlled scrimmage Aug. 26. Both squads used the scrimmage to get a taste of live-game action before kicking off the season for real Sept. 3...
Knights of Columbus Tourney results announced (09/02/04)
The first ever Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament at Turkey Mountain Golf Course Aug. 21 was a successful fund-raising tournament, and this would be impossible without the assistance and generosity of all the people involved. Special thanks go to Tammy's Home Furnishing of Horseshoe Bend, Main Street Prints of Ash Flat, Ron's Fine Foods of Horseshoe Bend, The Austin Hotel in Hot Springs, and the Glenwood Country Club in Glenwood for their generous contributions. ...
Save, fast, affordable drugs for Missouri seniors (09/02/04)
How do senior citizens like their prescription medications? Safe. Fast. Affordable. In this country, drug safety falls under the purview of the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the agency enjoys a near-spotless record in this arena. The speed with which the agency approves new drugs for market has steadily increased since the early 1990s...
Boldly Going Nowhere (09/02/04)
My predictions for the 2002 NFL season were remarkably accurate, including picking seven out of eight division winners and half of the divisions in the exact order. Last year I didn't do quite as well. This year, I predict the Minnesota Vikings will beat the Indianapolis Colts in the Super Bowl. My divisional forecast is as follows:...
Save, fast, affordable drugs for Missouri seniors (09/02/04)
How do senior citizens like their prescription medications? Safe. Fast. Affordable. In this country, drug safety falls under the purview of the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the agency enjoys a near-spotless record in this arena. The speed with which the agency approves new drugs for market has steadily increased since the early 1990s...
Boldly Going Nowhere (09/02/04)
My predictions for the 2002 NFL season were remarkably accurate, including picking seven out of eight division winners and half of the divisions in the exact order. Last year I didn't do quite as well. This year, I predict the Minnesota Vikings will beat the Indianapolis Colts in the Super Bowl. My divisional forecast is as follows:...