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Stories from Thursday, December 9, 2004

Oregon clerk announces seats up for election (12/09/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley has announced election filling dates for the April 5 elections. Several municipal and county seats will be up for election, including positions on the Oregon County Ambulance Board. Hensley said the District 3 position currently held by Carla Boze and the District 5 position held by Charles Pease on the Ambulance Board will both be up for election. Both positions are three-year seats...
Serenity Place outreach center opens in Alton (12/09/04)
ALTON -- Christos House officials announced last week the opening of their latest outreach office, Serenity Place. It is located at 17 Court Square (above the Flower Merchant) in Alton. Advocates will be available five days a week to help families or individuals in need. Serenity Place is being made possible by an anonymous donation from a local citizen...
Mother suspected of taking Viola girl (12/09/04)
A 15-year-old Viola girl is missing and the Fulton County Sheriff's Department thinks her mother is the culprit. Kimberly L. Hodges, 48, of Springfield, Mo., has been charged with one count of interference with custody, a class D felony after the Nov. 29 disappearance of her daughter...
Hospital lays off all employees (12/09/04)
For the last 24 years Judy Bearden has worked as a medical technologist at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System. At a time when the 63-year-old Bearden should be pondering retirement, she will be looking for a new job. Hospital employees were stunned, if not completely surprised, Dec. 2 when Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System Administrator Terry Cruse announced the layoff of all 142 employees who worked at the Cherokee Village hospital...
Wreck kills man north of Thayer (12/09/04)
THAYER -- A Springfield man was killed and another man received moderate injuries last week in an accident just north of Thayer. According to Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, a 1990 Chevrolet truck driven by Nicholas Robertson, 23, of Springfield ran off the the road, struck a driveway and overturned, ejecting Robertson from the vehicle...
Missing money (12/09/04)
Salem business owner Debbie Fountain has accused the Salem city attorney and the Arkansas State Police of failing to bring to justice a former Bank of Salem employee who admitted to stealing money from Fountain's night deposits. The accusation is found in a Dec. 6 Arkansas Business article entitled "Bank Theft Victim Wants Teller Punished," by Mark Friedman...
Bank of Thayer names new assistant VP (12/09/04)
Tonya Hobbs, chairman of the board of Bank of Thayer, announced that her son, Adam Courter, has joined the bank's staff and will serve as assistant vice president/manager trainee. Courter is the great-grandson of the late W.K. and Nellie B. Hobbs and the nephew of Barbara Hobbs Simpson, vice chairman of the board, making him the fourth generation of the Hobbs family in ownership and management of Bank of Thayer...
Bend man critically injured in wreck (12/09/04)
A Horseshoe Bend man is in critical condition after wrecking a vehicle in Horseshoe Bend. Johnny Schales, 19, received serious internal injuries and injuries to his head after he was thrown from the 1993 Chevrolet Blazer he was driving north on Highway 289 around 10 p.m. Dec. 3...
School board filing opens next week (12/09/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The filing dates for persons seeking seats on school boards in Oregon County have been announced. Interested persons may start filing Dec. 14 and file through Jan. 18 in the superintendent's office at their respective school district...
Thayer Christmas parade ... (12/09/04)
FIRST PLACE: Thayer Fun and Friends volunteers are working on the first place float in the Thayer Christmas Parade. They received $100 for taking first place. The prize money was donated by the Bank of Thayer.
Salem Christmas Parade (12/09/04)
Rootin' Tootin' Time: Members of the Southfork Regulators fire shots into the air Dec. 6 during the Salem Christmas Parade. The parade was sponsored by the Salem Chamber of Commerce.
School board filing opens next week (12/09/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- The filing dates for persons seeking seats on school boards in Oregon County have been announced. Interested persons may start filing Dec. 14 and file through Jan. 18 in the superintendent's office at their respective school district...
Bend man critically injured in wreck (12/09/04)
A Horseshoe Bend man is in critical condition after wrecking a vehicle in Horseshoe Bend. Johnny Schales, 19, received serious internal injuries and injuries to his head after he was thrown from the 1993 Chevrolet Blazer he was driving north on Highway 289 around 10 p.m. Dec. 3...
Bank of Thayer names new assistant VP (12/09/04)
Tonya Hobbs, chairman of the board of Bank of Thayer, announced that her son, Adam Courter, has joined the bank's staff and will serve as assistant vice president/manager trainee. Courter is the great-grandson of the late W.K. and Nellie B. Hobbs and the nephew of Barbara Hobbs Simpson, vice chairman of the board, making him the fourth generation of the Hobbs family in ownership and management of Bank of Thayer...
Salem Christmas Parade (12/09/04)
Rootin' Tootin' Time: Members of the Southfork Regulators fire shots into the air Dec. 6 during the Salem Christmas Parade. The parade was sponsored by the Salem Chamber of Commerce.
Thayer Christmas parade ... (12/09/04)
FIRST PLACE: Thayer Fun and Friends volunteers are working on the first place float in the Thayer Christmas Parade. They received $100 for taking first place. The prize money was donated by the Bank of Thayer.
Missing money (12/09/04)
Salem business owner Debbie Fountain has accused the Salem city attorney and the Arkansas State Police of failing to bring to justice a former Bank of Salem employee who admitted to stealing money from Fountain's night deposits. The accusation is found in a Dec. 6 Arkansas Business article entitled "Bank Theft Victim Wants Teller Punished," by Mark Friedman...
Wreck kills man north of Thayer (12/09/04)
THAYER -- A Springfield man was killed and another man received moderate injuries last week in an accident just north of Thayer. According to Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, a 1990 Chevrolet truck driven by Nicholas Robertson, 23, of Springfield ran off the the road, struck a driveway and overturned, ejecting Robertson from the vehicle...
Hospital lays off all employees (12/09/04)
For the last 24 years Judy Bearden has worked as a medical technologist at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System. At a time when the 63-year-old Bearden should be pondering retirement, she will be looking for a new job. Hospital employees were stunned, if not completely surprised, Dec. 2 when Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System Administrator Terry Cruse announced the layoff of all 142 employees who worked at the Cherokee Village hospital...
Mother suspected of taking Viola girl (12/09/04)
A 15-year-old Viola girl is missing and the Fulton County Sheriff's Department thinks her mother is the culprit. Kimberly L. Hodges, 48, of Springfield, Mo., has been charged with one count of interference with custody, a class D felony after the Nov. 29 disappearance of her daughter...
Serenity Place outreach center opens in Alton (12/09/04)
ALTON -- Christos House officials announced last week the opening of their latest outreach office, Serenity Place. It is located at 17 Court Square (above the Flower Merchant) in Alton. Advocates will be available five days a week to help families or individuals in need. Serenity Place is being made possible by an anonymous donation from a local citizen...
Oregon clerk announces seats up for election (12/09/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley has announced election filling dates for the April 5 elections. Several municipal and county seats will be up for election, including positions on the Oregon County Ambulance Board. Hensley said the District 3 position currently held by Carla Boze and the District 5 position held by Charles Pease on the Ambulance Board will both be up for election. Both positions are three-year seats...
Schuerenberg passes Missouri Bar (12/09/04)
Lenard and Erma Baldridge recently attended a swearing in ceremony as their daughter, Sue Schuerenberg, was admitted to the Missouri Bar. The chief justice presided as the new attorneys took the oath of admission before the full panel of justices at the Supreme Court in Jefferson City, Mo...
Everett to turn 80 years (12/09/04)
The family of Bonnie Taylor Everett will hold a luncheon in honor of her 80th birthday on Dec. 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the North Arkansas Electric Cooperative's Orange Room in Salem. All family and friends are welcome.
Manker to turn 90 (12/09/04)
Dorothy Manker of Thayer will turn 90 Dec. 15. She plays in three bowling leagues, teaches Sunday school, serves on the recycling board of Oregon County, presides over the Owls Club and is a member of the Garden Club. She celebrated her birthday in June with her family. The week of her birthday friends may stop by for cake on Monday evening, Wednesday noon or Friday evening at Thayer Lanes, or attend Rose Hill Baptist Church services Dec. 19. Lunch will be served in the church annex...
Schuerenberg passes Missouri Bar (12/09/04)
Lenard and Erma Baldridge recently attended a swearing in ceremony as their daughter, Sue Schuerenberg, was admitted to the Missouri Bar. The chief justice presided as the new attorneys took the oath of admission before the full panel of justices at the Supreme Court in Jefferson City, Mo...
Manker to turn 90 (12/09/04)
Dorothy Manker of Thayer will turn 90 Dec. 15. She plays in three bowling leagues, teaches Sunday school, serves on the recycling board of Oregon County, presides over the Owls Club and is a member of the Garden Club. She celebrated her birthday in June with her family. The week of her birthday friends may stop by for cake on Monday evening, Wednesday noon or Friday evening at Thayer Lanes, or attend Rose Hill Baptist Church services Dec. 19. Lunch will be served in the church annex...
Everett to turn 80 years (12/09/04)
The family of Bonnie Taylor Everett will hold a luncheon in honor of her 80th birthday on Dec. 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the North Arkansas Electric Cooperative's Orange Room in Salem. All family and friends are welcome.
Alton makes run at Lady Dawg title (12/09/04)
Talk about having the deck stacked against you. To earn a berth in the finals of the 2004 Lady Dawg Classic at Van Buren High School, the Alton Lady Comets, playing from the number eight seed, would only have to knock off the top seed and defending tourney champ Thayer, as well as defeat the number five-seeded Neelyville squad...
Hounds blow past Bearkatz (12/09/04)
A fourth-period explosion helped propel the Salem Greyhounds past the Melbourne Bearkatz 60-37 Dec. 2 at the Dawg Pound in Salem. Outscoring Melbourne 23-9 in the last frame, Salem (2-3) cruised to an easy win over the Katz (2-8) in 2AA-North action...
Game officers nab poaching suspects (12/09/04)
"You better think twice before you try something like that." Those words of advice come courtesy of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Cpl. Roger Tate in the wake of one of the largest game-poaching busts in Sharp County history Nov. 26. "Some of the veteran AGFC officers around are calling this the bust of a lifetime," Tate said. "It ranks pretty high on the list. We haven't seen something this big since the 1950s or 60s."...
Lady Cats have big shoes to replace as new season dawns (12/09/04)
You'd think the head coach of a team that lost four starters, who accounted for 49 of his squad's average of 62 points per game, would be a little apprehensive about beginning the 2004 season. That is not the case with Thayer Lady Bobcat Head Coach Steve Atkisson...
Game officers nab poaching suspects (12/09/04)
"You better think twice before you try something like that." Those words of advice come courtesy of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Cpl. Roger Tate in the wake of one of the largest game-poaching busts in Sharp County history Nov. 26. "Some of the veteran AGFC officers around are calling this the bust of a lifetime," Tate said. "It ranks pretty high on the list. We haven't seen something this big since the 1950s or 60s."...
Alton makes run at Lady Dawg title (12/09/04)
Talk about having the deck stacked against you. To earn a berth in the finals of the 2004 Lady Dawg Classic at Van Buren High School, the Alton Lady Comets, playing from the number eight seed, would only have to knock off the top seed and defending tourney champ Thayer, as well as defeat the number five-seeded Neelyville squad...
Hounds blow past Bearkatz (12/09/04)
A fourth-period explosion helped propel the Salem Greyhounds past the Melbourne Bearkatz 60-37 Dec. 2 at the Dawg Pound in Salem. Outscoring Melbourne 23-9 in the last frame, Salem (2-3) cruised to an easy win over the Katz (2-8) in 2AA-North action...
Lady Cats have big shoes to replace as new season dawns (12/09/04)
You'd think the head coach of a team that lost four starters, who accounted for 49 of his squad's average of 62 points per game, would be a little apprehensive about beginning the 2004 season. That is not the case with Thayer Lady Bobcat Head Coach Steve Atkisson...
Rodney Dale Risner (12/09/04)
Funeral services for Rodney Dale Risner, 38, of thayer, Mo., were Dec. 6, 2004, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Rev. Daryl Johnston officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. He was the son of Gary D. Risner and Kathy M. Clark Thomas and was born on Dec. 13, 1965, in West Plains, Mo. He died Dec. 4, 2004, in West Plains...
Rosemary Piraino (12/09/04)
Rosemary Piraino was born the daughter of the late Bert Wilson and Alice Burk Wilson on Jan. 5, 1933 in Marrion, Ill., and died Nov. 28, 2004, at her home in Koshkonong, Mo. at the age of 71 years. She was united in marriage in California to John Piraino...
Cecile Childers (12/09/04)
Cecile Childers, 82, of Thayer, Mo., was born May 5, 1922, in Alton, and passed away Nov. 11, 2004, at her home. She helped her husband, Raymond on the family farm and also ran a general store in Koshkonong for 26 years. She was a Christian and was of the Methodist faith...
Mary Evelyn Webb (12/09/04)
Mary Evelyn Webb, 83, of Thayer, Mo., daughter of the late Newt and Bertha Whiteside Wiggs was born May 21, 1921, at Thayer, Mo. She died in her home Nov. 26, 2004. She was united in marriage June 18, 1940, to Bill Carl Ray Coats who preceded her in death May 10, 1945...
Mickey Lee Pitchford (12/09/04)
Mickey Lee Pitchford, 56, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of Bernice Henslee Pitchford and the late Wesley Herman Pitchford was born Jan. 12, 1948, at Dyess, Ark. He died Nov. 28, 2004, at Batesville, Ark. He spent his years as a loving son and brother. He was of the Baptist faith...
Harold Obermayer (12/09/04)
Harold W. Obermayer, 90, long time resident of Cherokee Village, died in Lenexa, Kan., Nov. 7, 2004. Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Helen; three sons; seven granddaughters; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was born and raised in Chicago where he worked as a typesetter until he and Helen moved to Cherokee Village in 1978...
Cecil Laverne Woods (12/09/04)
Cecil Laverne Woods, 67, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Nov. 29, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. He was born in Highland, Ark., the son of Otto Hoyt Woods and Dorothy Woods. He was employed in construction; was the former owner of Sharp County Paving Company...
Amy F. Stroud (12/09/04)
Amy F. Stroud, 91, of Mount Pleasant, Ark., died Dec. 1, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 8, 1913, at Cushman, she was the daughter of Clarence Warden and Minnie Francis Satterwhite Garrison. She was a retired licensed practical nurse, having worked in Pittsburgh, Kan., and was a member of the Providence Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant...
Hazel Shelton (12/09/04)
Hazel Shelton, 82, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 26, 1922, in Shannon County, Mo., and died Nov. 25, 2004, at her home. She was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Survivors include six children -- Leroy "Pete" Shelton and wife, Donna, of Pueblo, Colo, Melba Walker and husband, Johnny, of West Plains, Mo., Jerry Shelton and wife, Connie, of West Plains, Mo., Janet Miller and husband, Jack, of Thomasville, Mo., Brenda Murphy and husband, Galeon, of Alton, Mo.; Roger Shelton and wife, Becky, of Thomasville, Mo.; 13 grandchildren -- Trudy Gamblin, Shawn West, Leigh Ann Shelton, Melissa Murphy Dill, Pamela Miller Crews, Jamie Shelton, David Miller, Jeff Shelton, Scott Shelton, Jared Shelton, Rebecka Shelton Walters, Melanie Shelton Ordahl and Lee Shelton; a brother, Hubert Conway and wife, Nellie, of Mountain View, Ark.; and 12 great-grandchildren.. ...
Dorice Iva Deckard (12/09/04)
Dorice Iva Deckard, 69, of Alton, Mo., died Nov. 24, 2004, in Alton. She was born May 27, 1935, in Ravenden, Ark., the daughter of the late Authur Ehrhardt and Vernie James Ehrhardt.She was united in marriage Dec. 15, 1956, in Hernando, Miss., to Otto Deckard.She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister and was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church. ...
William Enos Love (12/09/04)
William Enos Love, 91, son of Rev. Andy Luther and Mittie Anne Rush Love, was born Sept. 5, 1913, at Evening Shade, Ark. He died Dec. 1, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He was married to Mona Soward on Dec. 5, 1937, at Ash Flat, Ark. He spent his working years as a husband and an assembler for Singer Sewing Machine in Armona, Calif., from which he retired. He loved to swap and trade knives. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Armona, Calif...
Robert "Bob" Smith (12/09/04)
Robert "Bob" Smith, was born the son of Imogene Langley Peace, on Nov. 1, 1951, in Thayer, Mo., and died Nov. 28, 2004, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 53 years. He was united in marriage July 27, 1969, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Sheila McGhee. He worked for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for many years...
Woodrow McCord (12/09/04)
Woodrow Wilson McCord, 92, of Evening Shade died Dec. 4, 2004, at his home. Born Aug. 19, 1912, at Myron, Ark., he was the son of Houston and Sarah Ellis McCord. He retired in 1984, after 35 years of employment with the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service. He was a member of the new Evening Shade Masonic Lodge 744 where he attained the degree of Master Mason and received his fifty-year membership pin. He was of the Baptist faith...
Clara May Chadwick (12/09/04)
Clara May Chadwick, 86, of Thayer, formerly of Cherokee Village, passed away Nov. 28, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. She was born July 5, 1918, in Witts Springs, Ark., the daughter of Leeander and Gertrude Starbuck Taylor. She was a foster mother for many years, as well as a homemaker...
Christopher A. Henry (12/09/04)
Christopher A. Henry, 20, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 26, 2004, at his home in Cherokee Village. Born April 17, 1984, in Salem, Ark., he was the son of Garette R. Moyer and Fern Irene Nanette Henry Moyer. He graduated from Highland High School in 2002...
Hazel Shelton (12/09/04)
Hazel Shelton, 82, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 26, 1922, in Shannon County, Mo., and died Nov. 25, 2004, at her home. She was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Survivors include six children -- Leroy "Pete" Shelton and wife, Donna, of Pueblo, Colo, Melba Walker and husband, Johnny, of West Plains, Mo., Jerry Shelton and wife, Connie, of West Plains, Mo., Janet Miller and husband, Jack, of Thomasville, Mo., Brenda Murphy and husband, Galeon, of Alton, Mo.; Roger Shelton and wife, Becky, of Thomasville, Mo.; 13 grandchildren -- Trudy Gamblin, Shawn West, Leigh Ann Shelton, Melissa Murphy Dill, Pamela Miller Crews, Jamie Shelton, David Miller, Jeff Shelton, Scott Shelton, Jared Shelton, Rebecka Shelton Walters, Melanie Shelton Ordahl and Lee Shelton; a brother, Hubert Conway and wife, Nellie, of Mountain View, Ark.; and 12 great-grandchildren.. ...
Cecil Laverne Woods (12/09/04)
Cecil Laverne Woods, 67, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Nov. 29, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. He was born in Highland, Ark., the son of Otto Hoyt Woods and Dorothy Woods. He was employed in construction; was the former owner of Sharp County Paving Company...
Cecile Childers (12/09/04)
Cecile Childers, 82, of Thayer, Mo., was born May 5, 1922, in Alton, and passed away Nov. 11, 2004, at her home. She helped her husband, Raymond on the family farm and also ran a general store in Koshkonong for 26 years. She was a Christian and was of the Methodist faith...
Rosemary Piraino (12/09/04)
Rosemary Piraino was born the daughter of the late Bert Wilson and Alice Burk Wilson on Jan. 5, 1933 in Marrion, Ill., and died Nov. 28, 2004, at her home in Koshkonong, Mo. at the age of 71 years. She was united in marriage in California to John Piraino...
Rodney Dale Risner (12/09/04)
Funeral services for Rodney Dale Risner, 38, of thayer, Mo., were Dec. 6, 2004, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Rev. Daryl Johnston officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. He was the son of Gary D. Risner and Kathy M. Clark Thomas and was born on Dec. 13, 1965, in West Plains, Mo. He died Dec. 4, 2004, in West Plains...
Amy F. Stroud (12/09/04)
Amy F. Stroud, 91, of Mount Pleasant, Ark., died Dec. 1, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 8, 1913, at Cushman, she was the daughter of Clarence Warden and Minnie Francis Satterwhite Garrison. She was a retired licensed practical nurse, having worked in Pittsburgh, Kan., and was a member of the Providence Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant...
Dorice Iva Deckard (12/09/04)
Dorice Iva Deckard, 69, of Alton, Mo., died Nov. 24, 2004, in Alton. She was born May 27, 1935, in Ravenden, Ark., the daughter of the late Authur Ehrhardt and Vernie James Ehrhardt.She was united in marriage Dec. 15, 1956, in Hernando, Miss., to Otto Deckard.She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister and was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church. ...
Harold Obermayer (12/09/04)
Harold W. Obermayer, 90, long time resident of Cherokee Village, died in Lenexa, Kan., Nov. 7, 2004. Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Helen; three sons; seven granddaughters; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was born and raised in Chicago where he worked as a typesetter until he and Helen moved to Cherokee Village in 1978...
Mickey Lee Pitchford (12/09/04)
Mickey Lee Pitchford, 56, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of Bernice Henslee Pitchford and the late Wesley Herman Pitchford was born Jan. 12, 1948, at Dyess, Ark. He died Nov. 28, 2004, at Batesville, Ark. He spent his years as a loving son and brother. He was of the Baptist faith...
Robert "Bob" Smith (12/09/04)
Robert "Bob" Smith, was born the son of Imogene Langley Peace, on Nov. 1, 1951, in Thayer, Mo., and died Nov. 28, 2004, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 53 years. He was united in marriage July 27, 1969, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Sheila McGhee. He worked for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for many years...
Mary Evelyn Webb (12/09/04)
Mary Evelyn Webb, 83, of Thayer, Mo., daughter of the late Newt and Bertha Whiteside Wiggs was born May 21, 1921, at Thayer, Mo. She died in her home Nov. 26, 2004. She was united in marriage June 18, 1940, to Bill Carl Ray Coats who preceded her in death May 10, 1945...
William Enos Love (12/09/04)
William Enos Love, 91, son of Rev. Andy Luther and Mittie Anne Rush Love, was born Sept. 5, 1913, at Evening Shade, Ark. He died Dec. 1, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He was married to Mona Soward on Dec. 5, 1937, at Ash Flat, Ark. He spent his working years as a husband and an assembler for Singer Sewing Machine in Armona, Calif., from which he retired. He loved to swap and trade knives. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Armona, Calif...
Christopher A. Henry (12/09/04)
Christopher A. Henry, 20, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 26, 2004, at his home in Cherokee Village. Born April 17, 1984, in Salem, Ark., he was the son of Garette R. Moyer and Fern Irene Nanette Henry Moyer. He graduated from Highland High School in 2002...
Clara May Chadwick (12/09/04)
Clara May Chadwick, 86, of Thayer, formerly of Cherokee Village, passed away Nov. 28, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. She was born July 5, 1918, in Witts Springs, Ark., the daughter of Leeander and Gertrude Starbuck Taylor. She was a foster mother for many years, as well as a homemaker...
Woodrow McCord (12/09/04)
Woodrow Wilson McCord, 92, of Evening Shade died Dec. 4, 2004, at his home. Born Aug. 19, 1912, at Myron, Ark., he was the son of Houston and Sarah Ellis McCord. He retired in 1984, after 35 years of employment with the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service. He was a member of the new Evening Shade Masonic Lodge 744 where he attained the degree of Master Mason and received his fifty-year membership pin. He was of the Baptist faith...
Rodgers, Dailey to wed (12/09/04)
Curtis Rodgers and Tracy Roberts along with Brenda Hendrix have announced the upcoming marriage of their children, Charish Dawn Rodgers and Shane Allen Dailey, on Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. at Viola Assembly of God Church. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Rodgers, Dailey to wed (12/09/04)
Curtis Rodgers and Tracy Roberts along with Brenda Hendrix have announced the upcoming marriage of their children, Charish Dawn Rodgers and Shane Allen Dailey, on Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. at Viola Assembly of God Church. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
FNBC offers tips to avoid scams (12/09/04)
There are many scams affecting many people during this holiday season and First National Banking Company wants the public to be aware when giving out any form of information concerning their financial matters. The scams can come in many forms, from identity theft, e-mail scams (such as the Nigerian money scandal), receiving counterfeit cashier's checks for products sold over the Internet and elsewhere, guaranteed scholarships targeting high school seniors and phishing (people fishing for personal information over the Internet). ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (12/09/04)
A statue of a Confederate general, Albert Pike (1809-1891), stands on a pedestal at the foot of Capitol Hill, near the Department of Labor building, the only statue of a Confederate general on federal property in Washington, D.C. Pike was honored, not as a commander, but as a leader of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry...
FNBC offers tips to avoid scams (12/09/04)
There are many scams affecting many people during this holiday season and First National Banking Company wants the public to be aware when giving out any form of information concerning their financial matters. The scams can come in many forms, from identity theft, e-mail scams (such as the Nigerian money scandal), receiving counterfeit cashier's checks for products sold over the Internet and elsewhere, guaranteed scholarships targeting high school seniors and phishing (people fishing for personal information over the Internet). ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (12/09/04)
A statue of a Confederate general, Albert Pike (1809-1891), stands on a pedestal at the foot of Capitol Hill, near the Department of Labor building, the only statue of a Confederate general on federal property in Washington, D.C. Pike was honored, not as a commander, but as a leader of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry...