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Stories from Thursday, November 11, 2004

Two-vehicle wreck kills Alton man (11/11/04)
ALTON -- An Alton man died of injuries suffered in a two-vehicle accident Nov. 2 just north of Alton. Killed was Robert Sifford, 70. Randy Hodo, 16, of Birch Tree suffered serious injuries in the accident and was transported to St. Francis Hospital in Mountain View, Mo. He was later transferred to St. John's Hospital in Springfield...
Tickets for shopping spree to support CMN (11/11/04)
AREA -- A Thayer woman, Carolyn Parker, and her daughter, Tammy Owens of Salem, Ark., last year sold 3,000 tickets for the Children's Miracle Network. The first place winning ticket is for a $1,000 shopping spree at Wal-Mart. Second place is a $500 shopping spree, and third place is a $250 shopping spree...
Thayer women crochet for children at St. Jude (11/11/04)
THAYER -- When Thayer resident Barbara Lofton took on the project of crocheting lap throws and caps for the children at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis she was not sure how much, if any, yarn and thread would be donated. It did not take very many days after The South Missourian News hit the street and mailboxes for Lofton to find out the community was going to respond in a big way...
Netting to deter herons from hatchery fish (11/11/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A project to keep the great blue heron out of the silos at the Jim Hinkle Spring River State Fish Hatchery began last week. According to hatchery manager Melissa Jones, netting is being constructed around the production area of the hatchery. ...
Crase to appear on assault charges (11/11/04)
THAYER -- Thayer business man Robert Crase was in Thayer Municipal Court Oct. 20 and pleaded not guilty to assault charges. According to Thayer Prosecuting Attorney Ray Lee Caskey, James A. Lawson filed charges against Crase Sept. 15 at the Thayer Police Department. The charges stated Crase put both hands around Lawson's neck and choked him...
Sex offender faces new sex charges (11/11/04)
An Izard County man already convicted of sexually assaulting two children in Sharp County and charged with raping an 8-year-old female in Independence County has been charged with an additional count of rape and is facing possible child pornography charges...
Mike Dethrow re-elected to Missouri House (11/11/04)
OREGON COUNTY - When election totals were certified last week, Oregon County went with most incumbents. In the Missouri House of Representatives District 153 race, Alton native Mike Dethrow was easily re-elected to his seat. In Oregon County Dethrow (R) received 3,164 votes to challenger Gene Oakley's 1,470 votes. Dethrow defeated Oakley (D) in every county in the district -- Oregon, Ripley, Carter and portions of Wayne and Butler Counties -- 9,444 to Oakley's 5,310 votes...
More flu vaccines expected in state (11/11/04)
Despite a national shortage, 260 doses of flu vaccine were administered to county residents by the Fulton County Health Unit Nov. 3 and more doses may be on their way. "I'd hate to say if we'll have any more shots, but we are cautiously optimistic that we may get some more next week," said Fulton County Health Unit Administrator Wanda Koelling...
Voters turn out in record numbers (11/11/04)
Fulton County voters turned out in force Nov. 2 to select a new county judge and send their former judge to fill the District 82 House of Representatives seat vacated by Boyd Hickinbotham. A total of 4,955 Fulton County voters cast ballots in the election, 67 percent of the 7,983 registered voters in the county...
New jail for Fulton Co.? (11/11/04)
Earlier this year Fulton County voters overwhelming approved an 1/2-cent sales tax increase to save the Fulton County Hospital. A similar measure may have to be passed if residents want to save the Fulton County jail. "We are going to have to do something," said Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz. "Our jail doesn't meet standards. The state will shut this jail down within a few years if we don't build a new one."...
Tickets for shopping spree to support CMN (11/11/04)
AREA -- A Thayer woman, Carolyn Parker, and her daughter, Tammy Owens of Salem, Ark., last year sold 3,000 tickets for the Children's Miracle Network. The first place winning ticket is for a $1,000 shopping spree at Wal-Mart. Second place is a $500 shopping spree, and third place is a $250 shopping spree...
New jail for Fulton Co.? (11/11/04)
Earlier this year Fulton County voters overwhelming approved an 1/2-cent sales tax increase to save the Fulton County Hospital. A similar measure may have to be passed if residents want to save the Fulton County jail. "We are going to have to do something," said Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz. "Our jail doesn't meet standards. The state will shut this jail down within a few years if we don't build a new one."...
Netting to deter herons from hatchery fish (11/11/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A project to keep the great blue heron out of the silos at the Jim Hinkle Spring River State Fish Hatchery began last week. According to hatchery manager Melissa Jones, netting is being constructed around the production area of the hatchery. ...
Thayer women crochet for children at St. Jude (11/11/04)
THAYER -- When Thayer resident Barbara Lofton took on the project of crocheting lap throws and caps for the children at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis she was not sure how much, if any, yarn and thread would be donated. It did not take very many days after The South Missourian News hit the street and mailboxes for Lofton to find out the community was going to respond in a big way...
Two-vehicle wreck kills Alton man (11/11/04)
ALTON -- An Alton man died of injuries suffered in a two-vehicle accident Nov. 2 just north of Alton. Killed was Robert Sifford, 70. Randy Hodo, 16, of Birch Tree suffered serious injuries in the accident and was transported to St. Francis Hospital in Mountain View, Mo. He was later transferred to St. John's Hospital in Springfield...
Crase to appear on assault charges (11/11/04)
THAYER -- Thayer business man Robert Crase was in Thayer Municipal Court Oct. 20 and pleaded not guilty to assault charges. According to Thayer Prosecuting Attorney Ray Lee Caskey, James A. Lawson filed charges against Crase Sept. 15 at the Thayer Police Department. The charges stated Crase put both hands around Lawson's neck and choked him...
Voters turn out in record numbers (11/11/04)
Fulton County voters turned out in force Nov. 2 to select a new county judge and send their former judge to fill the District 82 House of Representatives seat vacated by Boyd Hickinbotham. A total of 4,955 Fulton County voters cast ballots in the election, 67 percent of the 7,983 registered voters in the county...
More flu vaccines expected in state (11/11/04)
Despite a national shortage, 260 doses of flu vaccine were administered to county residents by the Fulton County Health Unit Nov. 3 and more doses may be on their way. "I'd hate to say if we'll have any more shots, but we are cautiously optimistic that we may get some more next week," said Fulton County Health Unit Administrator Wanda Koelling...
Mike Dethrow re-elected to Missouri House (11/11/04)
OREGON COUNTY - When election totals were certified last week, Oregon County went with most incumbents. In the Missouri House of Representatives District 153 race, Alton native Mike Dethrow was easily re-elected to his seat. In Oregon County Dethrow (R) received 3,164 votes to challenger Gene Oakley's 1,470 votes. Dethrow defeated Oakley (D) in every county in the district -- Oregon, Ripley, Carter and portions of Wayne and Butler Counties -- 9,444 to Oakley's 5,310 votes...
Sex offender faces new sex charges (11/11/04)
An Izard County man already convicted of sexually assaulting two children in Sharp County and charged with raping an 8-year-old female in Independence County has been charged with an additional count of rape and is facing possible child pornography charges...
Highland FFA kicks off year with fair rodeo (11/11/04)
This year's FFA program got kicked off with the usual trip to the Arkansas State Fair and Rodeo. On the way down the bus driver and the students were serenaded by the chapter's senior boys sing everyone's favorite country songs. This year the FFA is planning a mentoring program known to the FFA as PALS. ...
VA designs new identification cards (11/11/04)
With identity theft as the major fraud reported by Americans in 2003, the Department of Veterans Affairs has designed a new identity card for veterans that will safeguard confidential information. "The new identification card ensures veterans' personal information is protected," said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony J. Principi. "It also helps prevent the theft of important benefits and services from veterans that they earned by their service to our country."...
Murphy home open on holiday tour (11/11/04)
The home of Bob and Jan Murphy of Cherokee Village will be one of the homes featured this year in the annual tour of homes sponsored by the Hardy Timely Club and the Hardy Garden Club. The Murphy's home is located on Lake Thunderbird at 117 Iroquois Drive...
VA designs new identification cards (11/11/04)
With identity theft as the major fraud reported by Americans in 2003, the Department of Veterans Affairs has designed a new identity card for veterans that will safeguard confidential information. "The new identification card ensures veterans' personal information is protected," said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony J. Principi. "It also helps prevent the theft of important benefits and services from veterans that they earned by their service to our country."...
Murphy home open on holiday tour (11/11/04)
The home of Bob and Jan Murphy of Cherokee Village will be one of the homes featured this year in the annual tour of homes sponsored by the Hardy Timely Club and the Hardy Garden Club. The Murphy's home is located on Lake Thunderbird at 117 Iroquois Drive...
Highland FFA kicks off year with fair rodeo (11/11/04)
This year's FFA program got kicked off with the usual trip to the Arkansas State Fair and Rodeo. On the way down the bus driver and the students were serenaded by the chapter's senior boys sing everyone's favorite country songs. This year the FFA is planning a mentoring program known to the FFA as PALS. ...
Bearkatz find win column; E Shade defense too stout for Lady Katz (11/11/04)
Defense. Defense. Defense. The Evening Shade Lady Tigers had it in droves Nov. 2 as they rolled to a 49-23 win over the homestanding Melbourne Lady Bearkatz. Later in the evening, the Bearkatz used a hot start to the fourth period to put away a determined bunch of Tigers 60-43...
No slowing EPC's warpath through 3AA (11/11/04)
Every week teams spend a large amount of practice time devoted to this basic premise: see the ball carrier, hit the ball carrier and bring down the ball carrier. Sounds simple, right? However, as with most things, this is easier said than done. Just ask the Salem Greyhounds...
Cats collar Cardinals (11/11/04)
Although they had no shot at the District 5 title by virtue of dropping their first two league games to Ash Grove and Marionville, the Thayer Bobcats wanted to make sure their season ended on a positive note after making the long drive to Miller Nov. 5 to take on the Cardinals...
Cats collar Cardinals (11/11/04)
Although they had no shot at the District 5 title by virtue of dropping their first two league games to Ash Grove and Marionville, the Thayer Bobcats wanted to make sure their season ended on a positive note after making the long drive to Miller Nov. 5 to take on the Cardinals...
No slowing EPC's warpath through 3AA (11/11/04)
Every week teams spend a large amount of practice time devoted to this basic premise: see the ball carrier, hit the ball carrier and bring down the ball carrier. Sounds simple, right? However, as with most things, this is easier said than done. Just ask the Salem Greyhounds...
Bearkatz find win column; E Shade defense too stout for Lady Katz (11/11/04)
Defense. Defense. Defense. The Evening Shade Lady Tigers had it in droves Nov. 2 as they rolled to a 49-23 win over the homestanding Melbourne Lady Bearkatz. Later in the evening, the Bearkatz used a hot start to the fourth period to put away a determined bunch of Tigers 60-43...
Mariam Ethyl Stafford (11/11/04)
Mariam Ethyl Stafford, 80, of Temple, Texas, died Oct. 31, 2004, in Nashville, Tenn. She was born March 22, 1924, in Marks, Miss., the daughter of William Marshall Gore and Fern Abigail Meek Gore. She was a member of Canyon Creek Church of Christ. Survivors include two daughters -- Linda Jones of Temple, Texas, and Jo McDonald of St. Louis, Mo.; two sons -- Tim Stafford of Memphis, Tenn., and Mark Stafford of Brentwood, Tenn.; twelve grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Clara A. Day (11/11/04)
Clara A. Day, 86, of Batesville, died Nov. 2, 2004, at Sharp Nursing Home at Sidney. She was born June 11, 1918, at Huron, Ind., to Hanigan and Rose Jones Collins. She was retired from the Veteran's Administration in Los Angeles, and was a member of St. Basil's Catholic Church in Los Angeles...
Ray Holland (11/11/04)
Ray Holland, 62, of Batesville, died Oct. 30, 2004, at his home. He was born July 14, 1942, at Ravenden, Ark., to Marvin Samuel and Myrtal Mae James Holland. He was a maintenance worker for Conagra Frozen Foods in Batesville for 31 years He was a member of North Heights Church of Christ in Batesville...
Dean E. Crum (11/11/04)
Dean E. Crum, 72, died Oct. 31, 2004, at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne, Ind. He was born in Uniondale, Ind. He was employed by General Electric Company for 37 years, retiring in 1988, and was also a GE Elfin. He was a past board member of the Highland Elks Club of Cherokee Village, and remained an avid community leader...
Elmer Lloyd Crouch (11/11/04)
Elmer Lloyd Crouch, 87, of Salem, Ark., died on election day Nov. 2, 2004, at his home, but not before he cast his vote, a freedom he treasured. Born Sept. 11, 1917, in the small Western Colorado town of Montrose, his parents were Raymond Adelbert Crouch and Clara Elsie Haney Crouch. He was named after both uncles fighting in World War I at the time...
John W. Snavely (11/11/04)
John W. Snavely, 71, of Ozark, Mo., formerly of Thayer, died Oct. 27, 2004. He was killed in a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 65. The son of Joe Amos Snavely and Emily Stucki Snavely, he was born May 1, 1933, in Norwood, Mo. He answered the call to the ministry in 1963, pastoring four churches in the Southwest Missouri area over the next 33 years. The last ten years, John was the Pastoral Care Pastor of James River Assembly. He was a veteran of the United States Navy...
Dorothy Lou Sisco (11/11/04)
Dorothy Lou Sisco, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 13, 1928, in Iowa City, Iowa, and died Nov. 4, 2004, at her home. Survivors include her husband, Eugene Sisco of the home; a daughter, Jacalyn Leroux of Naylor, Mo.; two grandchildren, Wanda Woods of Hayesville, Kan., and Wyborn Woods of Doniphan, Mo.; three grandchildren -- Jeffery, Ashley and Zade; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Vera Bristow Dailey (11/11/04)
Former longtime Hoquiamite, Vera A. Bristow Dailey, 96, remembered as an excellent cook, died on Sept. 3, 2004, in a Montesano Care Center in Montesano, Wash. She had lived in Montesano since 1981. She was born March 18, 1908, at Ash Flat, Ark. the daughter of William "Wayne" and Lucy Nicholson Bristow. She grew up in Ash Flat...
Elmer Frazier (11/11/04)
Elmer Frazier, 89, of Cave City, Ark., died Nov. 4, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. He was born May 27, 1915, in Independence County to James Manning and Minnie Ann Woodyard Frazier. He was a farmer specializing in growing watermelons and was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Robert "Bob" Sifford (11/11/04)
Robert Allen "Bob" Sifford, son of the late Allen and Almeda Postel-Sifford, was born June 24, 1934, in Davenport, Iowa. He departed this life on Nov. 2, 2004, at the age of 70 years. Graveside services for Bob Sifford were held on Nov. 6 at the Hickory Grove Cemetery near Alton, Mo., with Bro. John Lewis Casey officiating...
Edgar "Dick" Young (11/11/04)
Edgar John "Dick" Young, 88, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born March 27, 1916, in Sharp County, Ark, and died Nov. 5, 2004, in Mammoth Spring. He was the son of the late Luther Young and Alma Menzil Young. He was united in marriage in 1936, in Sharp County to Doris Zirstein...
Myrtle Lorraine Kallhoff (11/11/04)
Myrtle Lorraine Kallhoff, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William and Nora Endora Seely McHugh, was born Feb. 1, 1930, at North Platte, Neb. She departed this life Nov. 5, 2004, at Salem, at the age of 74 years. Myrtle was united in marriage to Wilferd Theodore Kallhoff on Dec. 24, 1954, at Atlantic, Iowa. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village, and a member of the Moose Lodge 1299 in Fontana, Calif...
Jeanie Romb (nee Brees) (11/11/04)
Jeanie Romb (nee Brees), 72, of Arnold, Mo., formerly of Salem, Ark., died Nov. 1, 2004, in DesPeres, Mo. She was born Oct. 6, 1932, in Catherine, Mo. the daughter of Henry and Dorothy Draper Brees. She was married to Alan Romb in Arnold, Mo., She worked as a sales person in a department store...
David C. Mohr (11/11/04)
David C. Mohr, 65, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 2, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Born Feb. 7, 1939, in Clinton, Iowa, he was the son of Albert and Margaret Sleeper Mohr. He married Barbara Franco Sept. 19, 1964, in Mount Vernon, N.Y. ...
Brandon Branscum (11/11/04)
Brandon Keith Branscum, 25, of Mountain View, Ark., died Oct. 30, 2004, at Fifty Six, Ark. He was born Sept. 7, 1979, in Calico Rock, son of Brenda and Randel Branscum. He was a butcher and of the Baptist faith. Brandon was very energetic and enthusiastic about his family and hobbies. ...
Elmer Frazier (11/11/04)
Elmer Frazier, 89, of Cave City, Ark., died Nov. 4, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. He was born May 27, 1915, in Independence County to James Manning and Minnie Ann Woodyard Frazier. He was a farmer specializing in growing watermelons and was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Dorothy Lou Sisco (11/11/04)
Dorothy Lou Sisco, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 13, 1928, in Iowa City, Iowa, and died Nov. 4, 2004, at her home. Survivors include her husband, Eugene Sisco of the home; a daughter, Jacalyn Leroux of Naylor, Mo.; two grandchildren, Wanda Woods of Hayesville, Kan., and Wyborn Woods of Doniphan, Mo.; three grandchildren -- Jeffery, Ashley and Zade; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Robert "Bob" Sifford (11/11/04)
Robert Allen "Bob" Sifford, son of the late Allen and Almeda Postel-Sifford, was born June 24, 1934, in Davenport, Iowa. He departed this life on Nov. 2, 2004, at the age of 70 years. Graveside services for Bob Sifford were held on Nov. 6 at the Hickory Grove Cemetery near Alton, Mo., with Bro. John Lewis Casey officiating...
Vera Bristow Dailey (11/11/04)
Former longtime Hoquiamite, Vera A. Bristow Dailey, 96, remembered as an excellent cook, died on Sept. 3, 2004, in a Montesano Care Center in Montesano, Wash. She had lived in Montesano since 1981. She was born March 18, 1908, at Ash Flat, Ark. the daughter of William "Wayne" and Lucy Nicholson Bristow. She grew up in Ash Flat...
Dean E. Crum (11/11/04)
Dean E. Crum, 72, died Oct. 31, 2004, at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne, Ind. He was born in Uniondale, Ind. He was employed by General Electric Company for 37 years, retiring in 1988, and was also a GE Elfin. He was a past board member of the Highland Elks Club of Cherokee Village, and remained an avid community leader...
Elmer Lloyd Crouch (11/11/04)
Elmer Lloyd Crouch, 87, of Salem, Ark., died on election day Nov. 2, 2004, at his home, but not before he cast his vote, a freedom he treasured. Born Sept. 11, 1917, in the small Western Colorado town of Montrose, his parents were Raymond Adelbert Crouch and Clara Elsie Haney Crouch. He was named after both uncles fighting in World War I at the time...
Clara A. Day (11/11/04)
Clara A. Day, 86, of Batesville, died Nov. 2, 2004, at Sharp Nursing Home at Sidney. She was born June 11, 1918, at Huron, Ind., to Hanigan and Rose Jones Collins. She was retired from the Veteran's Administration in Los Angeles, and was a member of St. Basil's Catholic Church in Los Angeles...
Ray Holland (11/11/04)
Ray Holland, 62, of Batesville, died Oct. 30, 2004, at his home. He was born July 14, 1942, at Ravenden, Ark., to Marvin Samuel and Myrtal Mae James Holland. He was a maintenance worker for Conagra Frozen Foods in Batesville for 31 years He was a member of North Heights Church of Christ in Batesville...
Mariam Ethyl Stafford (11/11/04)
Mariam Ethyl Stafford, 80, of Temple, Texas, died Oct. 31, 2004, in Nashville, Tenn. She was born March 22, 1924, in Marks, Miss., the daughter of William Marshall Gore and Fern Abigail Meek Gore. She was a member of Canyon Creek Church of Christ. Survivors include two daughters -- Linda Jones of Temple, Texas, and Jo McDonald of St. Louis, Mo.; two sons -- Tim Stafford of Memphis, Tenn., and Mark Stafford of Brentwood, Tenn.; twelve grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Edgar "Dick" Young (11/11/04)
Edgar John "Dick" Young, 88, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born March 27, 1916, in Sharp County, Ark, and died Nov. 5, 2004, in Mammoth Spring. He was the son of the late Luther Young and Alma Menzil Young. He was united in marriage in 1936, in Sharp County to Doris Zirstein...
Myrtle Lorraine Kallhoff (11/11/04)
Myrtle Lorraine Kallhoff, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William and Nora Endora Seely McHugh, was born Feb. 1, 1930, at North Platte, Neb. She departed this life Nov. 5, 2004, at Salem, at the age of 74 years. Myrtle was united in marriage to Wilferd Theodore Kallhoff on Dec. 24, 1954, at Atlantic, Iowa. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village, and a member of the Moose Lodge 1299 in Fontana, Calif...
Jeanie Romb (nee Brees) (11/11/04)
Jeanie Romb (nee Brees), 72, of Arnold, Mo., formerly of Salem, Ark., died Nov. 1, 2004, in DesPeres, Mo. She was born Oct. 6, 1932, in Catherine, Mo. the daughter of Henry and Dorothy Draper Brees. She was married to Alan Romb in Arnold, Mo., She worked as a sales person in a department store...
John W. Snavely (11/11/04)
John W. Snavely, 71, of Ozark, Mo., formerly of Thayer, died Oct. 27, 2004. He was killed in a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 65. The son of Joe Amos Snavely and Emily Stucki Snavely, he was born May 1, 1933, in Norwood, Mo. He answered the call to the ministry in 1963, pastoring four churches in the Southwest Missouri area over the next 33 years. The last ten years, John was the Pastoral Care Pastor of James River Assembly. He was a veteran of the United States Navy...
David C. Mohr (11/11/04)
David C. Mohr, 65, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 2, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Born Feb. 7, 1939, in Clinton, Iowa, he was the son of Albert and Margaret Sleeper Mohr. He married Barbara Franco Sept. 19, 1964, in Mount Vernon, N.Y. ...
Brandon Branscum (11/11/04)
Brandon Keith Branscum, 25, of Mountain View, Ark., died Oct. 30, 2004, at Fifty Six, Ark. He was born Sept. 7, 1979, in Calico Rock, son of Brenda and Randel Branscum. He was a butcher and of the Baptist faith. Brandon was very energetic and enthusiastic about his family and hobbies. ...
Gabriel Luke Joy (11/11/04)
Jennifer E. Joy of Thayer, Mo., has announced the birth of her son, Gabriel Luke Joy, at 6:49 a.m. Oct. 28, 2004, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. He was welcomed by three siblings -- Summer, 10, Steven, 9, and Cheyenne, 7...
Megan Franzen (11/11/04)
Capt. Marcus T. and Michelle Franzen have announced the birth of their daughter, Megan Gabrielle Franzen, at 11:06 p.m. Oct. 8, 2004, at the Blanchfield Army Community Hospital in Fort Campbell, Ky. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19.5 inches long...
Dillyn Hurtt (11/11/04)
James and Rebecca Hurtt of Mountain View, Mo., have announced the birth of their son, Dillyn James Hurtt, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandparents are Kenneth and Deborah Tackitt of Alton, and J.W. and Elizabeth Hurtt of Thayer...
Gabriel Luke Joy (11/11/04)
Jennifer E. Joy of Thayer, Mo., has announced the birth of her son, Gabriel Luke Joy, at 6:49 a.m. Oct. 28, 2004, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. He was welcomed by three siblings -- Summer, 10, Steven, 9, and Cheyenne, 7...
Megan Franzen (11/11/04)
Capt. Marcus T. and Michelle Franzen have announced the birth of their daughter, Megan Gabrielle Franzen, at 11:06 p.m. Oct. 8, 2004, at the Blanchfield Army Community Hospital in Fort Campbell, Ky. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19.5 inches long...
Dillyn Hurtt (11/11/04)
James and Rebecca Hurtt of Mountain View, Mo., have announced the birth of their son, Dillyn James Hurtt, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandparents are Kenneth and Deborah Tackitt of Alton, and J.W. and Elizabeth Hurtt of Thayer...
Yorks to mark 50th anniversary (11/11/04)
Mitch and Flossie York will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 13 at Thayer Freewill Baptist Church at 4th and Oak Street in Thayer. The Yorks have one son, Scott, and his wife, Stacie, who have a daughter, Taylor, and a son, Hunter. A buffet reception will be held at 1 p.m. in honor of the couple. All friends and relatives are invited...
Yorks to mark 50th anniversary (11/11/04)
Mitch and Flossie York will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 13 at Thayer Freewill Baptist Church at 4th and Oak Street in Thayer. The Yorks have one son, Scott, and his wife, Stacie, who have a daughter, Taylor, and a son, Hunter. A buffet reception will be held at 1 p.m. in honor of the couple. All friends and relatives are invited...
Election observations (11/11/04)
The superstitions failed to predict the outcome of this presidential election. The Washington Redskins lost their last home game prior to the election, which has always foreshadowed a loss by the incumbent. Sen. John Kerry was the winner in the Nickelodeon kids' poll, which had proven an accurate prognosticator of the actual results in the four presidential elections held since it was first conducted...
Boldly Going Nowhere (11/11/04)
The 2004 presidential election is now history. The Republican incumbent won re-election by carrying the popular vote (59.1 million vs. 55.5 million for the Democrat challenger) and winning the Electoral College by capturing 30 states worth 286 electoral votes. It was portrayed as a close race by the mainstream media, a scenario partially created by the media in order to stimulate viewer interest and create a wider audience...
Boldly Going Nowhere (11/11/04)
The 2004 presidential election is now history. The Republican incumbent won re-election by carrying the popular vote (59.1 million vs. 55.5 million for the Democrat challenger) and winning the Electoral College by capturing 30 states worth 286 electoral votes. It was portrayed as a close race by the mainstream media, a scenario partially created by the media in order to stimulate viewer interest and create a wider audience...
Election observations (11/11/04)
The superstitions failed to predict the outcome of this presidential election. The Washington Redskins lost their last home game prior to the election, which has always foreshadowed a loss by the incumbent. Sen. John Kerry was the winner in the Nickelodeon kids' poll, which had proven an accurate prognosticator of the actual results in the four presidential elections held since it was first conducted...