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Stories from Thursday, September 23, 2004

Sharp plans county jail expansion (09/23/04)
Because of the increased number of arrests, the Sharp County jail is running out of room to house prisoners. At the Sept. 13 quorum court meeting Sheriff Dale Weaver proposed an addition to the jail that would expand the area available for prisoners...
MS police arrest man for battery (09/23/04)
A domestic dispute between a Thayer man and his estranged wife led to an altercation with law enforcement officials Sept. 11 at a trailer park in Mammoth Spring. Joseph Ray Sacra, 25, has been charged with battery in the second degree, a class D felony; criminal mischief in the first degree, a class C felony; aggravated assault on a family member, a class D felony; and resisting arrest, a class A misdemeanor...
OC Commission orders burn ban (09/23/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Commission voted early Sept. 20 to ban any outside burning in the county due to extremely dry conditions. "We urge all residents of the county not to burn until we get some substantial rainfall," said Oregon County Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren...
Coop workers assist victims of Hurricane Ivan (09/23/04)
Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative, along with other cooperatives within the state of Missouri, have been called upon to assist cooperatives in southern Mississippi as a result of the widespread damage done by Hurricane Ivan. A request was made to the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives to help cooperatives in Mississippi in restoring power. ...
Horseshoe Bend council appoints councilman (09/23/04)
After refusing to appoint Daniel Grover to the vacant Ward 1 Position 2 council seat at its August meeting, the Horseshoe Bend City Council did an about-face Sept. 20 and appointed Grover to the position. The council approved Grover's appointment 6-0. Alderman Smiley Lenhard abstained...
Benefit slated for heart patient's medical expenses (09/23/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Just over a month ago, former Thayer resident Crissie Conley began having health problems. She went to the doctor and learned she had a heart murmur. Her heart would also skip beats and she would wake up in the night with her heart beating fast...
Mammoth Spring help buy breathalyzer for police department (09/23/04)
Mayor Jean Pace presented all council members a copy of complete August financial statements for the city as well as a six-month financial statement at the meeting last week. Pace announced that a new breathalyzer had been purchased for the police department. She said a total of $5,750 was donated by local businesses and individuals toward the purchase of the machine. Pace said the machine costs $6,800 and the city kicked in the remainder of the cost...
Izard puts 9-1-1 tax on ballot (09/23/04)
A proposal to implement an enhanced 9-1-1 system in Izard County will be decided Nov. 2 by voters. The Izard County Quorum Court unanimously approved an ordinance Sept. 7 to place the issue on the November ballot. The measure would increase Izard County residents' phone taxes by $1.92 per month, per phone line...
Hively sentenced to three years in federal prison (09/23/04)
U.S. District Judge George Howard Jr. sentenced former 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney T.J. Hively to five years in federal prison Sept. 16 and ordered Hively to pay back money he laundered through an intermediary. Hively, a Batesville native, was convicted of four counts of mail fraud and one count of racketeering in March...
Melbourne, Salem vie for academic award (09/23/04)
Two area schools, Salem and Melbourne, finished in the state's top 10 in academic ratings. The schools were notified Sept. 16 and are candidates for the Golden Apple Award to be given out at a ceremony Oct. 5 at the governor's mansion. "We are very excited about this opportunity and proud of our students," said Salem Superintendent Ken Rich...
Savvy Senior: (09/23/04)
Flu Shots Dear Savvy Senior, As a healthcare specialist who works with the elderly, it's that time of year again where we remind folks to get their annual flu shot. Yet many seniors -- more men than women -- still don't get one. A flu shot is a great preventive measure that may just save their life or save them thousands of dollars in hospitalization and treatment. Can you inform your readers about influenza and the significance of getting a flu shot?...
Myrtle Yester Daze slated for Saturday (09/23/04)
MYRTLE -- A flag raising ceremony at 7 a.m. will kick off the 7th annual Myrtle Yester Daze festival Sept. 25. A pancake sausage breakfast will be prepared at the Myrtle VFD from 7 to 9 a.m. A full day of activities is planned, including washer and horseshoe pitching, amateur photo contest, quilt show, wood splitting and cross cutting contest at 11 a.m. Event organizers said prizes will be given in the wood cutting contest...
Alton Culture Club seeks donations for sidewalk project (09/23/04)
ALTON -- The Alton Culture Club is working on a community improvement sidewalk program. Culture Club President Tammy Curtis said her club hopes to build the sidewalk back in front of the Alton Senior Citizen Center. She said 128 feet of sidewalk is missing between two approaches to the building and another 52 feet is missing above the upper approach to the center and the post office...
Fall Festival royalty to be named this weekend (09/23/04)
THAYER -- The Thayer Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 2004 Fall Festival in downtown Thayer Sept. 25. The event will be up and down Chestnut Street from 5 to 8 p.m. and will feature live music, games, crafts and information booths. Booth space is still available...
Benefit slated for heart patient's medical expenses (09/23/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Just over a month ago, former Thayer resident Crissie Conley began having health problems. She went to the doctor and learned she had a heart murmur. Her heart would also skip beats and she would wake up in the night with her heart beating fast...
Fall Festival royalty to be named this weekend (09/23/04)
THAYER -- The Thayer Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 2004 Fall Festival in downtown Thayer Sept. 25. The event will be up and down Chestnut Street from 5 to 8 p.m. and will feature live music, games, crafts and information booths. Booth space is still available...
Alton Culture Club seeks donations for sidewalk project (09/23/04)
ALTON -- The Alton Culture Club is working on a community improvement sidewalk program. Culture Club President Tammy Curtis said her club hopes to build the sidewalk back in front of the Alton Senior Citizen Center. She said 128 feet of sidewalk is missing between two approaches to the building and another 52 feet is missing above the upper approach to the center and the post office...
Myrtle Yester Daze slated for Saturday (09/23/04)
MYRTLE -- A flag raising ceremony at 7 a.m. will kick off the 7th annual Myrtle Yester Daze festival Sept. 25. A pancake sausage breakfast will be prepared at the Myrtle VFD from 7 to 9 a.m. A full day of activities is planned, including washer and horseshoe pitching, amateur photo contest, quilt show, wood splitting and cross cutting contest at 11 a.m. Event organizers said prizes will be given in the wood cutting contest...
Savvy Senior: (09/23/04)
Flu Shots Dear Savvy Senior, As a healthcare specialist who works with the elderly, it's that time of year again where we remind folks to get their annual flu shot. Yet many seniors -- more men than women -- still don't get one. A flu shot is a great preventive measure that may just save their life or save them thousands of dollars in hospitalization and treatment. Can you inform your readers about influenza and the significance of getting a flu shot?...
Melbourne, Salem vie for academic award (09/23/04)
Two area schools, Salem and Melbourne, finished in the state's top 10 in academic ratings. The schools were notified Sept. 16 and are candidates for the Golden Apple Award to be given out at a ceremony Oct. 5 at the governor's mansion. "We are very excited about this opportunity and proud of our students," said Salem Superintendent Ken Rich...
Hively sentenced to three years in federal prison (09/23/04)
U.S. District Judge George Howard Jr. sentenced former 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney T.J. Hively to five years in federal prison Sept. 16 and ordered Hively to pay back money he laundered through an intermediary. Hively, a Batesville native, was convicted of four counts of mail fraud and one count of racketeering in March...
Izard puts 9-1-1 tax on ballot (09/23/04)
A proposal to implement an enhanced 9-1-1 system in Izard County will be decided Nov. 2 by voters. The Izard County Quorum Court unanimously approved an ordinance Sept. 7 to place the issue on the November ballot. The measure would increase Izard County residents' phone taxes by $1.92 per month, per phone line...
Mammoth Spring help buy breathalyzer for police department (09/23/04)
Mayor Jean Pace presented all council members a copy of complete August financial statements for the city as well as a six-month financial statement at the meeting last week. Pace announced that a new breathalyzer had been purchased for the police department. She said a total of $5,750 was donated by local businesses and individuals toward the purchase of the machine. Pace said the machine costs $6,800 and the city kicked in the remainder of the cost...
MS police arrest man for battery (09/23/04)
A domestic dispute between a Thayer man and his estranged wife led to an altercation with law enforcement officials Sept. 11 at a trailer park in Mammoth Spring. Joseph Ray Sacra, 25, has been charged with battery in the second degree, a class D felony; criminal mischief in the first degree, a class C felony; aggravated assault on a family member, a class D felony; and resisting arrest, a class A misdemeanor...
OC Commission orders burn ban (09/23/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Commission voted early Sept. 20 to ban any outside burning in the county due to extremely dry conditions. "We urge all residents of the county not to burn until we get some substantial rainfall," said Oregon County Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren...
Coop workers assist victims of Hurricane Ivan (09/23/04)
Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative, along with other cooperatives within the state of Missouri, have been called upon to assist cooperatives in southern Mississippi as a result of the widespread damage done by Hurricane Ivan. A request was made to the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives to help cooperatives in Mississippi in restoring power. ...
Sharp plans county jail expansion (09/23/04)
Because of the increased number of arrests, the Sharp County jail is running out of room to house prisoners. At the Sept. 13 quorum court meeting Sheriff Dale Weaver proposed an addition to the jail that would expand the area available for prisoners...
Horseshoe Bend council appoints councilman (09/23/04)
After refusing to appoint Daniel Grover to the vacant Ward 1 Position 2 council seat at its August meeting, the Horseshoe Bend City Council did an about-face Sept. 20 and appointed Grover to the position. The council approved Grover's appointment 6-0. Alderman Smiley Lenhard abstained...
Cougars nip Bearkatz on links (09/23/04)
A 1-over-par 37 by Cougar Justin Burns helped Izard County Consolidated to a one-stroke win over the Melbourne Bearkatz in a golf match at Cooper's Hawk Golf Club Sept. 13. The Cougars carded a 129, while Melbourne posted a 130. Salem finished third with a team score of 141, and Mount Pleasant rounded out the field with a 171...
Hounds use late rally to improve to 2-1 on season (09/23/04)
It appears the Salem Greyhounds are rapidly turning into a second-half football team. A week after rallying for two late scores at home to knock off Marked Tree, the Hounds traveled the long road to Woodlawn Sept. 17 and pulled the same trick on the homestanding Bears, turning a fourth-quarter deficit into a tight 22-19 win in non-conference action...
Salem Mighty Mite season set for kickoff (09/23/04)
The 2004 Salem Greyhound Mighty Mite football season is set to begin. League officials thank all who have contributed in fund-raising efforts, and for the time they have invested working with the young players. Anyone interested in volunteering for work at home games, or who wants to contribute with a sponsorship, contact Matt Turner at 895-4457...
Cats, Eagles renew old rivalry in non-district play (09/23/04)
Traveling to Pierce City Sept. 17, the Thayer Bobcats managed to do something no other team had done against the Eagles so far this year: put points on the scoreboard. However, when the final horn sounded, the Bobcats were left in the same spot as Pierce City's first two opponents this year: with a loss against the Eagles, the state's number-two ranked team in Class 1 football...
Cats, Eagles renew old rivalry in non-district play (09/23/04)
Traveling to Pierce City Sept. 17, the Thayer Bobcats managed to do something no other team had done against the Eagles so far this year: put points on the scoreboard. However, when the final horn sounded, the Bobcats were left in the same spot as Pierce City's first two opponents this year: with a loss against the Eagles, the state's number-two ranked team in Class 1 football...
Salem Mighty Mite season set for kickoff (09/23/04)
The 2004 Salem Greyhound Mighty Mite football season is set to begin. League officials thank all who have contributed in fund-raising efforts, and for the time they have invested working with the young players. Anyone interested in volunteering for work at home games, or who wants to contribute with a sponsorship, contact Matt Turner at 895-4457...
Cougars nip Bearkatz on links (09/23/04)
A 1-over-par 37 by Cougar Justin Burns helped Izard County Consolidated to a one-stroke win over the Melbourne Bearkatz in a golf match at Cooper's Hawk Golf Club Sept. 13. The Cougars carded a 129, while Melbourne posted a 130. Salem finished third with a team score of 141, and Mount Pleasant rounded out the field with a 171...
Hounds use late rally to improve to 2-1 on season (09/23/04)
It appears the Salem Greyhounds are rapidly turning into a second-half football team. A week after rallying for two late scores at home to knock off Marked Tree, the Hounds traveled the long road to Woodlawn Sept. 17 and pulled the same trick on the homestanding Bears, turning a fourth-quarter deficit into a tight 22-19 win in non-conference action...
Leighton "Bud" Steffen (09/23/04)
Leighton "Bud" Steffen, 82, of Cherokee Village passed away Sept. 14, 2004, at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Steffen was born Jan. 16, 1922, in Carlyle, Ill., the son of Walter Steffen and Susan McQuaid Steffen. He worked as a sales representative for many years for MFA and American Salt. He moved to the Cherokee Village area four years ago from Jefferson City, Mo. He was of the Catholic faith and attended St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Joan Hill (09/23/04)
Joan Hill, 81, a resident of Monette Manor, died Sept. 18, 2004, at S. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Fulton County, and lived in Caraway before moving to Jonesboro in 1966. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two daughters -- Robbie Wallin of Jonesboro and Lanna Long of Bono; a sister, Jane Martin of Batesville; seven grandchildren -- Hunter Long and Evan Long both of Leachville, Brandon Fleming and Shawn Fleming both of Bono, and Summer Wallin, Brawn Wallin and Brandi Wallin all of Jonesboro.. ...
"Jerry" Rickman (09/23/04)
Jerome "Jerry" Rickman, 69, of Highland, Ark., died Sept. 11, 2004, at the Baptist Health Center in North Little Rock, Ark. He was born June 9, 1935, in Perryville, Ark. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean War. He was united in marriage to Ruth Kerwin on June 6, 1986, in Dyersburg, Tenn...
Betty Mae Vandiver (09/23/04)
Betty Mae Vandiver, 74, daughter of the late Andrew and Eva L. Dobbs Wilson was born Nov. 4, 1929, at Barnsdall, Okla. She died Sept. 3, 2004. On Nov. 18, 1947, she was married at Brandsville, Mo. to Belvin C. Vandiver who preceded her in death Aug. 27, 1997...
Paul E. Roper (09/23/04)
Paul E. Roper, 79, of Imboden, died Sept. 13, 2004, at his home in Imboden. He was born March 27, 1925, at New Madrid, Mo., to Walter Elam and Carrie Mae Mast Roper. He was a United States Marine veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. Survivors include his wife, Carmelita Roper of the home; two sons -- James Patrick Roper of Cave City, and Paul Michael Roper of Ashburn, Va.; one brother, Claude Roper of Kansas City, Mo.; two sisters -- Ada Belle Carey of Black Rock, and Anna Mae Owen of Murray, Ky.; two grandchildren -- John Logan Roper and Christina Michelle Roper, both of Ashburn, Va.; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Junior Doyle (09/23/04)
Junior Doyle, 71, of Cave City, died Sept. 18, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 1, 1932, at Saffell, he was the son of James Ernest and Virgie Lee Mize Doyle. He was a retired timber worker and a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church at Cord...
James Thomas Denny (09/23/04)
Donald Eugene Ram-sey, 75, was born Feb. 15, 1929, son of the late Alfred Ramsey and Mary Jackson Ramsey, in Wichita, Kan. He died Sept. 18, 2004, in Thayer, Mo. He was united in marriage March 17, 1990, in Wichita to Evelyn West Gray. He served his country in the United States Navy. ...
Catherine Metevia (09/23/04)
Catherine Arlene Metevia, 86, of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 13, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born June 9, 1918, in Detroit she was the daughter of Frederick Binder and Mabel Blaisdell Binder. She worked as a model for JL Hudson Company. She was a member of the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church. She belonged to the Christian Women's Club, Cherokee Village Mission Group and many other church groups...
Donald Eugene Ramsey (09/23/04)
Donald Eugene Ram-sey, 75, was born Feb. 15, 1929, son of the late Alfred Ramsey and Mary Jackson Ramsey, in Wichita, Kan. He died Sept. 18, 2004, in Thayer, Mo. He was united in marriage March 17, 1990, in Wichita to Evelyn West Gray. He served his country in the United States Navy. ...
John Gilbert Spurlock (09/23/04)
John Gilbert Spurlock, 59, of Viola, Ark., son of the late Afred Edward and Kathryn Brashears Spurlock, was born May 16, 1945, in Viola. He died Sept. 16, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He married Beverly Sue Garner Aug. 3, 1968, at Lanton, Mo., and to this union two sons were born. He spent his working years as husband, father, grandfather, and a truck driver...
Jessie L. Zimmer (09/23/04)
Jessie L. Zimmer, 27, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Sept. 13, 2004, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. Born Oct. 31, 1976, at Salem, Ark., he was the son of David Leon and Ellen Kay Diderich Zimmer. He spent his childhood in Elizabeth, Ark. On July 19, 1997, he married Shelly K. Bauer in Mountain Home...
Mable Nevedomskis (09/23/04)
Mable Wilkinson Stitt Nevedomskis, 92, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 15, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born July 3, 1912, at Mazon, Ill., she was the daughter of Blanchard and Ethel Schurak Wilkinson. She lived in the Chicago area until retiring to Cherokee Village in 1977. ...
Anice Murdach (09/23/04)
Anice Johnson Murdach, 76, died Sept.8, 2004. She was born July 8, 1928. Survivors are a daughter, Teresa Callacose of Florida; a son, Lee Murdach of Baxter, Kan.; five grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents -- Abb Johnson and Alice Johnson; her husband, Lee Murdach of Baxter; and two brothers -- Carl Johnson of Alton, and Lawrence Johnson of Marshfield, Mo. She was buried at Cotton Creek Cemetery with graveside services...
Mack Thomas Renfro (09/23/04)
Mack Thomas Renfro, the son of the late William Everett and Della Griggs Renfro, was born Jan. 17, 1926, at Cookston, Okla. He entered into eternal rest Aug. 27, 2004, at the age of 78 years. He lived at Pickren Hall for many years. On June 21, 1952, he was married at Sturkie, Ark., to Wilma Doris Dykes, who preceded him in death on Sept. 3, 1974...
Bertha Leona Johnson (09/23/04)
Graveside funeral services for Bertha Leona Johnson, 86, of Thayer, Mo., were held Sept. 15, with Erman Cronie officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. She was the daughter of the late Ivens Perry Prewitt and Mary Modena James Prewitt, on Dec. 18, 1917, in Ravenden, Ark., and died Sept. 14, 2004, inThayer...
Jessie L. Zimmer (09/23/04)
Jessie L. Zimmer, 27, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Sept. 13, 2004, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. Born Oct. 31, 1976, at Salem, Ark., he was the son of David Leon and Ellen Kay Diderich Zimmer. He spent his childhood in Elizabeth, Ark. On July 19, 1997, he married Shelly K. Bauer in Mountain Home...
Anice Murdach (09/23/04)
Anice Johnson Murdach, 76, died Sept.8, 2004. She was born July 8, 1928. Survivors are a daughter, Teresa Callacose of Florida; a son, Lee Murdach of Baxter, Kan.; five grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents -- Abb Johnson and Alice Johnson; her husband, Lee Murdach of Baxter; and two brothers -- Carl Johnson of Alton, and Lawrence Johnson of Marshfield, Mo. She was buried at Cotton Creek Cemetery with graveside services...
Mable Nevedomskis (09/23/04)
Mable Wilkinson Stitt Nevedomskis, 92, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 15, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born July 3, 1912, at Mazon, Ill., she was the daughter of Blanchard and Ethel Schurak Wilkinson. She lived in the Chicago area until retiring to Cherokee Village in 1977. ...
John Gilbert Spurlock (09/23/04)
John Gilbert Spurlock, 59, of Viola, Ark., son of the late Afred Edward and Kathryn Brashears Spurlock, was born May 16, 1945, in Viola. He died Sept. 16, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He married Beverly Sue Garner Aug. 3, 1968, at Lanton, Mo., and to this union two sons were born. He spent his working years as husband, father, grandfather, and a truck driver...
Bertha Leona Johnson (09/23/04)
Graveside funeral services for Bertha Leona Johnson, 86, of Thayer, Mo., were held Sept. 15, with Erman Cronie officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. She was the daughter of the late Ivens Perry Prewitt and Mary Modena James Prewitt, on Dec. 18, 1917, in Ravenden, Ark., and died Sept. 14, 2004, inThayer...
Betty Mae Vandiver (09/23/04)
Betty Mae Vandiver, 74, daughter of the late Andrew and Eva L. Dobbs Wilson was born Nov. 4, 1929, at Barnsdall, Okla. She died Sept. 3, 2004. On Nov. 18, 1947, she was married at Brandsville, Mo. to Belvin C. Vandiver who preceded her in death Aug. 27, 1997...
"Jerry" Rickman (09/23/04)
Jerome "Jerry" Rickman, 69, of Highland, Ark., died Sept. 11, 2004, at the Baptist Health Center in North Little Rock, Ark. He was born June 9, 1935, in Perryville, Ark. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean War. He was united in marriage to Ruth Kerwin on June 6, 1986, in Dyersburg, Tenn...
Joan Hill (09/23/04)
Joan Hill, 81, a resident of Monette Manor, died Sept. 18, 2004, at S. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Fulton County, and lived in Caraway before moving to Jonesboro in 1966. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two daughters -- Robbie Wallin of Jonesboro and Lanna Long of Bono; a sister, Jane Martin of Batesville; seven grandchildren -- Hunter Long and Evan Long both of Leachville, Brandon Fleming and Shawn Fleming both of Bono, and Summer Wallin, Brawn Wallin and Brandi Wallin all of Jonesboro.. ...
Paul E. Roper (09/23/04)
Paul E. Roper, 79, of Imboden, died Sept. 13, 2004, at his home in Imboden. He was born March 27, 1925, at New Madrid, Mo., to Walter Elam and Carrie Mae Mast Roper. He was a United States Marine veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. Survivors include his wife, Carmelita Roper of the home; two sons -- James Patrick Roper of Cave City, and Paul Michael Roper of Ashburn, Va.; one brother, Claude Roper of Kansas City, Mo.; two sisters -- Ada Belle Carey of Black Rock, and Anna Mae Owen of Murray, Ky.; two grandchildren -- John Logan Roper and Christina Michelle Roper, both of Ashburn, Va.; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Mack Thomas Renfro (09/23/04)
Mack Thomas Renfro, the son of the late William Everett and Della Griggs Renfro, was born Jan. 17, 1926, at Cookston, Okla. He entered into eternal rest Aug. 27, 2004, at the age of 78 years. He lived at Pickren Hall for many years. On June 21, 1952, he was married at Sturkie, Ark., to Wilma Doris Dykes, who preceded him in death on Sept. 3, 1974...
Donald Eugene Ramsey (09/23/04)
Donald Eugene Ram-sey, 75, was born Feb. 15, 1929, son of the late Alfred Ramsey and Mary Jackson Ramsey, in Wichita, Kan. He died Sept. 18, 2004, in Thayer, Mo. He was united in marriage March 17, 1990, in Wichita to Evelyn West Gray. He served his country in the United States Navy. ...
Catherine Metevia (09/23/04)
Catherine Arlene Metevia, 86, of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 13, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born June 9, 1918, in Detroit she was the daughter of Frederick Binder and Mabel Blaisdell Binder. She worked as a model for JL Hudson Company. She was a member of the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church. She belonged to the Christian Women's Club, Cherokee Village Mission Group and many other church groups...
Leighton "Bud" Steffen (09/23/04)
Leighton "Bud" Steffen, 82, of Cherokee Village passed away Sept. 14, 2004, at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Steffen was born Jan. 16, 1922, in Carlyle, Ill., the son of Walter Steffen and Susan McQuaid Steffen. He worked as a sales representative for many years for MFA and American Salt. He moved to the Cherokee Village area four years ago from Jefferson City, Mo. He was of the Catholic faith and attended St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
James Thomas Denny (09/23/04)
Donald Eugene Ram-sey, 75, was born Feb. 15, 1929, son of the late Alfred Ramsey and Mary Jackson Ramsey, in Wichita, Kan. He died Sept. 18, 2004, in Thayer, Mo. He was united in marriage March 17, 1990, in Wichita to Evelyn West Gray. He served his country in the United States Navy. ...
Junior Doyle (09/23/04)
Junior Doyle, 71, of Cave City, died Sept. 18, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 1, 1932, at Saffell, he was the son of James Ernest and Virgie Lee Mize Doyle. He was a retired timber worker and a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church at Cord...
Kayly Delane Hall (09/23/04)
Curtis and Brande Hall of Salem have announced the birth of their daughter, Kayly Delane Hall, Aug. 30, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 7 pounds, .2 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Toby and Donna Hall of Salem and the late William Earl Hatfield...
Wyatt Lee Frealy (09/23/04)
Perry Frealy, 7, has announced the birth of his brother, Wyatt Lee Frealy, born Aug. 18, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He weighed in at 7 pounds, 2.3 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Perry and Wyatt are the sons of Keith and Natalie Frealy of Sikeston. They are formerly of the Koshkonong area...
Wyatt Lee Frealy (09/23/04)
Perry Frealy, 7, has announced the birth of his brother, Wyatt Lee Frealy, born Aug. 18, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He weighed in at 7 pounds, 2.3 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Perry and Wyatt are the sons of Keith and Natalie Frealy of Sikeston. They are formerly of the Koshkonong area...
Kayly Delane Hall (09/23/04)
Curtis and Brande Hall of Salem have announced the birth of their daughter, Kayly Delane Hall, Aug. 30, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 7 pounds, .2 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Toby and Donna Hall of Salem and the late William Earl Hatfield...
Rayls celebrate 40th anniversary (09/23/04)
David and Miriam Rayl celebrated their 40th anniversary Sept. 19. The couple married Sept. 19, 1964, in Ada, Ohio. They have lived in Cherokee Village since June of 1977. David Rayl is a real estate agent for King-Rhodes and Associates and Miriam Rayl is owner of The Four Seasons clothing store in Cherokee Village...
Keens to mark 60th anniversary (09/23/04)
Raymond and Helene Keen of Horseshoe Bend will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 23. The couple married in an "all service" wedding Sept. 23, 1944, in Berwyn, Ill. Raymond was in the Navy and Helene was in the Army. The wedding took place on a seven-day furlough...
Keens to mark 60th anniversary (09/23/04)
Raymond and Helene Keen of Horseshoe Bend will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 23. The couple married in an "all service" wedding Sept. 23, 1944, in Berwyn, Ill. Raymond was in the Navy and Helene was in the Army. The wedding took place on a seven-day furlough...
Rayls celebrate 40th anniversary (09/23/04)
David and Miriam Rayl celebrated their 40th anniversary Sept. 19. The couple married Sept. 19, 1964, in Ada, Ohio. They have lived in Cherokee Village since June of 1977. David Rayl is a real estate agent for King-Rhodes and Associates and Miriam Rayl is owner of The Four Seasons clothing store in Cherokee Village...
Boldly Going Nowhere (09/23/04)
Presidential Candidates Sometimes when making decisions you have to be creative. Based upon three unorthodox methodologies, here are the basic characteristics of some of the presidential candidates in the November election. Personality type is based on the characterology of a person's first name. Astrology relies on a person's date and time of birth. Numerology defines traits based on a numerical conversion of a person's full name...
Boldly Going Nowhere (09/23/04)
Presidential Candidates Sometimes when making decisions you have to be creative. Based upon three unorthodox methodologies, here are the basic characteristics of some of the presidential candidates in the November election. Personality type is based on the characterology of a person's first name. Astrology relies on a person's date and time of birth. Numerology defines traits based on a numerical conversion of a person's full name...