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Stories from Thursday, February 24, 2005

OC budget approved (02/24/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Commission met recently in the commissioners' office at the courthouse in Alton to discuss and finalize the county budget for 2005. The budget was unanimously approved. County Clerk Gary Hensley announced at the budget hearing that the county projected $1,163,076 in the General Revenue Fund, with expected expenditures of $1,331,449. Hensley said he expected a year-end balance of $510,281...
Bend council to help pay for MRID pool (02/24/05)
The Horseshoe Bend City Council by a 6-1 vote approved a motion Feb. 21 to give money to the MRID for the operation and maintenance of the city's family pool this summer. Alderman Daniel Grover voted against the measure and Alderman Barbara Bell was absent...
Century Farms applications available (02/24/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- With the addition of the Carl and Shirley Burkhead farm last year, the number of Century Farms in Oregon County has grown to 14, and officials with the local University Extension office at Alton are searching again for local farms to add to the growing list...
Man charged with shooting from vehicle (02/24/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- A West Plains man has been charged in Oregon County with shooting a firearm from a vehicle at a person. Maverick D. Reed, 42, posted a $50,000 bond Feb. 15 and is scheduled to appear in Oregon County Circuit Court next month. According to Oregon County Chief Deputy Eric King, a complaint by Keith Dotson said that on Feb. ...
Woman charged with stealing from veteran (02/24/05)
An Oxford woman was charged with felony theft Feb. 15 after she allegedly stole $101,712.86 from a disabled Vietnam veteran she was caring for. Ellen Elizabeth "Erma" Neve, 62, is facing a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a $15,000 fine if she is convicted of the class B felony...
Feds to charge meth ring suspects (02/24/05)
Federal authorities can proceed in a case against alleged members of the largest methamphetamine drug ring in northern Arkansas after state drug charges were dropped Feb. 14 in Fulton County Circuit Court. The alleged members of the drug ring -- Newton "Bubba" Willingham, Roy Madison Hurst, Duran Gene Willingham, Gregory Stephen Hurdle, Kermit Bill Comstock, and JoCasta Michelle Comstock -- are now in the custody of federal officials...
District finals moved for 'safety' (02/24/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Altercations on and off the court in the semifinal round of the 2A-East District Tournament at Biggers-Reyno Feb. 15 led to the unprecedented move of changing the tournament finals to another site -- the Williford High School gymnasium...
Century Farm (02/24/05)
The Don and Nancy Alford farm was granted Century Farm designation in 1998. The 160-acre farm has been in the family since 1896. The Alfords live on a larger tract of land which includes the 160 acres. Don's mother, Mae Underwood Alford, still lives on the farm also. ...
Health Fair ... (02/24/05)
Needle Time: A Fulton County woman (left) prepares to give blood inside the Red Cross Bloodmobile Feb. 14 during the 2nd annual Fulton County Heart Health Fair at the Fulton County Health Department. Area medical providers set up booths to educate the approximately 100 people who showed up about heart health...
Robbery suspect at large (02/24/05)
"He walked in and he walked out," Fulton County Sheriff Walter Dillinger said about the lone gunman who robbed the Mammoth Spring Bank Feb. 18. Bank officials reported $2,650 was taken in the robbery. The officials said they were instructed by investigators not to release any details of the robbery...
OC budget approved (02/24/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Commission met recently in the commissioners' office at the courthouse in Alton to discuss and finalize the county budget for 2005. The budget was unanimously approved. County Clerk Gary Hensley announced at the budget hearing that the county projected $1,163,076 in the General Revenue Fund, with expected expenditures of $1,331,449. Hensley said he expected a year-end balance of $510,281...
Bend council to help pay for MRID pool (02/24/05)
The Horseshoe Bend City Council by a 6-1 vote approved a motion Feb. 21 to give money to the MRID for the operation and maintenance of the city's family pool this summer. Alderman Daniel Grover voted against the measure and Alderman Barbara Bell was absent...
Century Farms applications available (02/24/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- With the addition of the Carl and Shirley Burkhead farm last year, the number of Century Farms in Oregon County has grown to 14, and officials with the local University Extension office at Alton are searching again for local farms to add to the growing list...
Woman charged with stealing from veteran (02/24/05)
An Oxford woman was charged with felony theft Feb. 15 after she allegedly stole $101,712.86 from a disabled Vietnam veteran she was caring for. Ellen Elizabeth "Erma" Neve, 62, is facing a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a $15,000 fine if she is convicted of the class B felony...
Man charged with shooting from vehicle (02/24/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- A West Plains man has been charged in Oregon County with shooting a firearm from a vehicle at a person. Maverick D. Reed, 42, posted a $50,000 bond Feb. 15 and is scheduled to appear in Oregon County Circuit Court next month. According to Oregon County Chief Deputy Eric King, a complaint by Keith Dotson said that on Feb. ...
Feds to charge meth ring suspects (02/24/05)
Federal authorities can proceed in a case against alleged members of the largest methamphetamine drug ring in northern Arkansas after state drug charges were dropped Feb. 14 in Fulton County Circuit Court. The alleged members of the drug ring -- Newton "Bubba" Willingham, Roy Madison Hurst, Duran Gene Willingham, Gregory Stephen Hurdle, Kermit Bill Comstock, and JoCasta Michelle Comstock -- are now in the custody of federal officials...
District finals moved for 'safety' (02/24/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Altercations on and off the court in the semifinal round of the 2A-East District Tournament at Biggers-Reyno Feb. 15 led to the unprecedented move of changing the tournament finals to another site -- the Williford High School gymnasium...
Health Fair ... (02/24/05)
Needle Time: A Fulton County woman (left) prepares to give blood inside the Red Cross Bloodmobile Feb. 14 during the 2nd annual Fulton County Heart Health Fair at the Fulton County Health Department. Area medical providers set up booths to educate the approximately 100 people who showed up about heart health...
Robbery suspect at large (02/24/05)
"He walked in and he walked out," Fulton County Sheriff Walter Dillinger said about the lone gunman who robbed the Mammoth Spring Bank Feb. 18. Bank officials reported $2,650 was taken in the robbery. The officials said they were instructed by investigators not to release any details of the robbery...
Century Farm (02/24/05)
The Don and Nancy Alford farm was granted Century Farm designation in 1998. The 160-acre farm has been in the family since 1896. The Alfords live on a larger tract of land which includes the 160 acres. Don's mother, Mae Underwood Alford, still lives on the farm also. ...
Naturalist spring training slated (02/24/05)
The Ozark Chapter of the Missouri Naturalist Program's spring training opportunity will include nine Thursday evening classes and three Saturday field trips. Evening classes, starting March 17 and concluding May 12, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Missouri Department Conservation Regional Office in West Plains. Saturday field trips are scheduled for April 2, April 23, and May 7...
Naturalist spring training slated (02/24/05)
The Ozark Chapter of the Missouri Naturalist Program's spring training opportunity will include nine Thursday evening classes and three Saturday field trips. Evening classes, starting March 17 and concluding May 12, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Missouri Department Conservation Regional Office in West Plains. Saturday field trips are scheduled for April 2, April 23, and May 7...
Lady Bears seal deal with tourney title (02/24/05)
It appears that the Mammoth Spring Lady Bears were unwilling to let anything keep them from bagging the 2A-East District Tournament title. After a turbulent week that saw the finals of the tourney moved from the campus of Biggers-Reyno High School to Williford, the Lady Bears delivered by dismantling the second-seeded Hillcrest Screamin' Lady Eagles 73-52 for the district tournament title Feb. 19...
Step up no problem for Viola (02/24/05)
For all the glitz and glamour it possesses, and it has plenty of both, the spanking-new gymnasium on the campus of Sloan-Hendrix had a comfortable, almost familiar feel Feb. 19. The feel of the Longhorn Corral in Viola. As a matter of fact, a good chunk of Fulton County made its way to Imboden that night to watch both the Longhorns and Lady Horns battle for the championship of the 2AA-North District Tournament...
Bobcats survive SCA showdown with Salem (02/24/05)
It seems like rare is the case anymore when a big game or showdown between two talented teams lives up to its billing. However, with the South Central Association title on the line Feb. 18, the clash between the conference's two unbeaten squads, the Thayer Bobcats and Salem, more than held its own as a contest worthy of grabbing headlines...
Comets slide past Wildcats (02/24/05)
Shaking off a disappointing performance against Van Buren the week before, the Alton Comets got back on the winning track with a tight 55-47 win over the Winona Wildcats in overtime Feb. 15. With the contest locked at 44-all after regulation play, Alton posted the Big Spring Conference win by outpacing Winona 11-3 in the extra period...
Cougars snap Bearkatz streak (02/24/05)
By knocking the Izard County Consolidated Cougars out of the regional tournament last year, and by keeping the Cougars from laying claim to the conference title in recent seasons prior to that, the Melbourne Bearkatz have been a thorn in the side of their Izard County neighbors...
Hounds end season with two-point loss (02/24/05)
After getting their traditional late start to the basketball season because of football season, the Salem Greyhounds were starting to find their basketball legs as of late, as evidenced by their win over ICC for the Izard County Invitational Title late last month...
Comets slide past Wildcats (02/24/05)
Shaking off a disappointing performance against Van Buren the week before, the Alton Comets got back on the winning track with a tight 55-47 win over the Winona Wildcats in overtime Feb. 15. With the contest locked at 44-all after regulation play, Alton posted the Big Spring Conference win by outpacing Winona 11-3 in the extra period...
Step up no problem for Viola (02/24/05)
For all the glitz and glamour it possesses, and it has plenty of both, the spanking-new gymnasium on the campus of Sloan-Hendrix had a comfortable, almost familiar feel Feb. 19. The feel of the Longhorn Corral in Viola. As a matter of fact, a good chunk of Fulton County made its way to Imboden that night to watch both the Longhorns and Lady Horns battle for the championship of the 2AA-North District Tournament...
Bobcats survive SCA showdown with Salem (02/24/05)
It seems like rare is the case anymore when a big game or showdown between two talented teams lives up to its billing. However, with the South Central Association title on the line Feb. 18, the clash between the conference's two unbeaten squads, the Thayer Bobcats and Salem, more than held its own as a contest worthy of grabbing headlines...
Cougars snap Bearkatz streak (02/24/05)
By knocking the Izard County Consolidated Cougars out of the regional tournament last year, and by keeping the Cougars from laying claim to the conference title in recent seasons prior to that, the Melbourne Bearkatz have been a thorn in the side of their Izard County neighbors...
Hounds end season with two-point loss (02/24/05)
After getting their traditional late start to the basketball season because of football season, the Salem Greyhounds were starting to find their basketball legs as of late, as evidenced by their win over ICC for the Izard County Invitational Title late last month...
Lady Bears seal deal with tourney title (02/24/05)
It appears that the Mammoth Spring Lady Bears were unwilling to let anything keep them from bagging the 2A-East District Tournament title. After a turbulent week that saw the finals of the tourney moved from the campus of Biggers-Reyno High School to Williford, the Lady Bears delivered by dismantling the second-seeded Hillcrest Screamin' Lady Eagles 73-52 for the district tournament title Feb. 19...
Rev. C. Waymond Hollis (02/24/05)
The Rev. C. Waymon Hollis, 68, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 15, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Dec. 19, 1936, in Paragould, Ark., the son of John Murry Hollis and Cornell Bird Hollis. He was a Methodist minister for 48 years before retiring. He was married to Linda D. Hollis...
Clifton "Rook" Pate (02/24/05)
Clifton Wandell Rook Pate, 70, son of James Harvey Pate and Georgie Tucker Pate Newberry, was born Aug. 22, 1934, in Bagwell, Texas, He died Feb. 18, 2005, at Salem. He married Barbara Stuart July 17, 1954, in Salem and later to Mary Jo Barrett on Jan. 12, 1997, at Salem. He spent his working year as husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and managing supervisor for King Ready Mix. He was a member and deacon of Salem First Baptist Church...
Johnie Moss (02/24/05)
Johnie Moss of Salem, son of the late Fred Moss and Purlie Cooper Moss, was born July 21, 1928, in Heart, Ark., died Feb. 19, 2005, at his home at the age of 76 years. He was united in marriage to Orvena Jo Squire on Dec. 4, 1954, at Saddle, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Arthur Leon Wilson (02/24/05)
Arthur Leon Wilson, 66, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 5, 1939, in Leake County, Miss., and died Feb. 7, 2005, at his home. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Darby Wilson of the home; his mother, Irene E. ...
Ila Jean Tucker (02/24/05)
Ila Jean Tucker, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born Nov. 20, 1929, at Detroit, Mich., the daughter of William and Sarah Sutherland. She died Feb. 11, 2005, at Rogers, Ark. She married Merwin Tucker Feb. 7, 1958, in Detroit, Mich., and to this union a son, Brent, and a daughter, Christine, were born. During her working years she worked for General Motors as an accountant...
Alvin Lee Young (02/24/05)
Alvin Lee Young, 53, son of William Weaver and Bonnie Jean Zackery Young, was born Oct. 16, 1951, in Mountain Home, Ark. He died Feb. 10, 2005, at his home in Salem. Alvin spent his working years as a truck driver. He served his country in the United States Army and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Clarice Elwanda Dickey (02/24/05)
Clarice Elwanda Girtman Dickey, 83, of Cave City, Ak., died Feb. 20, 2005, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born July 30, 1921, at Hilltop, Ark., to W.O. "Orville" and Sarah Evelyn (Brewer) Girtman. She was a homemaker, a Christian and a member of the Cave City Church of Christ...
Donald Orlie Gelsinger (02/24/05)
Donald Orlie Gelsinger, 70, of Horseshoe Bend died Feb. 17, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born March 18, 1934, in Parma, Ohio, he was the son of Nicholas Gelsinger and Wilma Williams Gelsinger. He was married to Edna Revanell Jessup on Oct. 8, 1952, in Edwardsville, Ill., and to this union three daughters and a son were born. During his working years he was a Truck Driver/Supervisor and Terminal Manager for Jones Motor Freight. He served his country in the U. S. Navy...
Kenneth K. Bettis (02/24/05)
Kenneth K. Bettis, 56, of Highland, Ark., died Feb.18, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 23, 1948, in Williford, Ark., he was the son of Clyde Kenneth Bettis and Gladys Marie Hawkins Bettis. He was married to Joyce Honeycutt on Dec. 19, 1967, in Williford...
Leone Vera Kobs (02/24/05)
Leone Vera Kobs, 79, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 18, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 24, 1926, at Bear Creek, Wis., she was the daughter of Emil Gensler and Elsie Schoenheide Gensler. She was married to Paul Kobs and was a member of the Cherokee Village Lutheran Church. She had been employed as an auto worker at Demler Chrysler...
Lillian P. Sharkey (02/24/05)
Lillian P. Sharkey, 87, of Salem, Ark., daughter of James Plott and Josephine Udelhoden Plott, was born Jan. 4, 1918, in North Dakota. She died Feb. 16, 2005, at her home. She married John Ogburn. He preceded her in death and she married Mike Sharkey, who also preceded her in death...
Karen Wells Santos (02/24/05)
Karen Elaine Wells Santos, 53, daughter of Dollie Booth Wells and Horace Malcolm Wells was born Oct. 2, 1951, in Dallas, Texas. She died Feb. 14, 2005, at Salem, Ark. Karen married Larry Gene Santos Sept. 12, 1969, at Ennis, Texas. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, insurance adjuster and a homemaker...
Lawrence Jewell (02/24/05)
Lawrence Edward Jewell, 89, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 11, 1915, in Thayer, the son of Avery Lou Jewell and Sarah Elizabeth Autus Jewell. He died Feb. 18, 2005, in West Plains. He was married Oct. 1, 1943, in Salem, Ark., to Maggie Lorene Carter who preceded him in death Feb. 22, 1992...
Lillian P. Sharkey (02/24/05)
Lillian P. Sharkey, 87, of Salem, Ark., daughter of James Plott and Josephine Udelhoden Plott, was born Jan. 4, 1918, in North Dakota. She died Feb. 16, 2005, at her home. She married John Ogburn. He preceded her in death and she married Mike Sharkey, who also preceded her in death...
Johnie Moss (02/24/05)
Johnie Moss of Salem, son of the late Fred Moss and Purlie Cooper Moss, was born July 21, 1928, in Heart, Ark., died Feb. 19, 2005, at his home at the age of 76 years. He was united in marriage to Orvena Jo Squire on Dec. 4, 1954, at Saddle, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Clarice Elwanda Dickey (02/24/05)
Clarice Elwanda Girtman Dickey, 83, of Cave City, Ak., died Feb. 20, 2005, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born July 30, 1921, at Hilltop, Ark., to W.O. "Orville" and Sarah Evelyn (Brewer) Girtman. She was a homemaker, a Christian and a member of the Cave City Church of Christ...
Donald Orlie Gelsinger (02/24/05)
Donald Orlie Gelsinger, 70, of Horseshoe Bend died Feb. 17, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born March 18, 1934, in Parma, Ohio, he was the son of Nicholas Gelsinger and Wilma Williams Gelsinger. He was married to Edna Revanell Jessup on Oct. 8, 1952, in Edwardsville, Ill., and to this union three daughters and a son were born. During his working years he was a Truck Driver/Supervisor and Terminal Manager for Jones Motor Freight. He served his country in the U. S. Navy...
Alvin Lee Young (02/24/05)
Alvin Lee Young, 53, son of William Weaver and Bonnie Jean Zackery Young, was born Oct. 16, 1951, in Mountain Home, Ark. He died Feb. 10, 2005, at his home in Salem. Alvin spent his working years as a truck driver. He served his country in the United States Army and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Ila Jean Tucker (02/24/05)
Ila Jean Tucker, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born Nov. 20, 1929, at Detroit, Mich., the daughter of William and Sarah Sutherland. She died Feb. 11, 2005, at Rogers, Ark. She married Merwin Tucker Feb. 7, 1958, in Detroit, Mich., and to this union a son, Brent, and a daughter, Christine, were born. During her working years she worked for General Motors as an accountant...
Kenneth K. Bettis (02/24/05)
Kenneth K. Bettis, 56, of Highland, Ark., died Feb.18, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 23, 1948, in Williford, Ark., he was the son of Clyde Kenneth Bettis and Gladys Marie Hawkins Bettis. He was married to Joyce Honeycutt on Dec. 19, 1967, in Williford...
Arthur Leon Wilson (02/24/05)
Arthur Leon Wilson, 66, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 5, 1939, in Leake County, Miss., and died Feb. 7, 2005, at his home. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Darby Wilson of the home; his mother, Irene E. ...
Leone Vera Kobs (02/24/05)
Leone Vera Kobs, 79, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 18, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 24, 1926, at Bear Creek, Wis., she was the daughter of Emil Gensler and Elsie Schoenheide Gensler. She was married to Paul Kobs and was a member of the Cherokee Village Lutheran Church. She had been employed as an auto worker at Demler Chrysler...
Clifton "Rook" Pate (02/24/05)
Clifton Wandell Rook Pate, 70, son of James Harvey Pate and Georgie Tucker Pate Newberry, was born Aug. 22, 1934, in Bagwell, Texas, He died Feb. 18, 2005, at Salem. He married Barbara Stuart July 17, 1954, in Salem and later to Mary Jo Barrett on Jan. 12, 1997, at Salem. He spent his working year as husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and managing supervisor for King Ready Mix. He was a member and deacon of Salem First Baptist Church...
Karen Wells Santos (02/24/05)
Karen Elaine Wells Santos, 53, daughter of Dollie Booth Wells and Horace Malcolm Wells was born Oct. 2, 1951, in Dallas, Texas. She died Feb. 14, 2005, at Salem, Ark. Karen married Larry Gene Santos Sept. 12, 1969, at Ennis, Texas. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, insurance adjuster and a homemaker...
Rev. C. Waymond Hollis (02/24/05)
The Rev. C. Waymon Hollis, 68, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 15, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Dec. 19, 1936, in Paragould, Ark., the son of John Murry Hollis and Cornell Bird Hollis. He was a Methodist minister for 48 years before retiring. He was married to Linda D. Hollis...
Lawrence Jewell (02/24/05)
Lawrence Edward Jewell, 89, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 11, 1915, in Thayer, the son of Avery Lou Jewell and Sarah Elizabeth Autus Jewell. He died Feb. 18, 2005, in West Plains. He was married Oct. 1, 1943, in Salem, Ark., to Maggie Lorene Carter who preceded him in death Feb. 22, 1992...
Brenna Marie Pace (02/24/05)
James A. Pace and Sarah J. Redus of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Brenna Marie Pace, at 1:32 p.m. Feb. 11, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 22 1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her siblings -- Miranda, Rachael and Oren Redus and Stephanie Lough...
Abigail Raine Bates (02/24/05)
Christopher L. and Jennifer Bates have announced the birth of their daughter, Abigail Raine Bates, on Feb. 7, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 1/4 inches long. She was welcomed home by her sister, Madisen Paige Bates, 3...
Austin Neal Reinoehl (02/24/05)
John Henry Reinoehl and Kyla Rosanne Croney of West Plains have announced the birth of their son, Austin Neal Reinoehl, at 10:13 a.m. Feb. 5, 2005, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 18-3/4 inches long...
KaShyla April Lamb (02/24/05)
Christopher Wright and Amy Lamb have announced the birth of their daughter, KaShyla April Sheyanne Lamb, on Feb. 12, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 1/2 ounces, and was 21 inches long. She was welcomed home by her siblings -- Brandon Wright, 3, and Kyle Wright, 22 months...
Abigail Raine Bates (02/24/05)
Christopher L. and Jennifer Bates have announced the birth of their daughter, Abigail Raine Bates, on Feb. 7, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 1/4 inches long. She was welcomed home by her sister, Madisen Paige Bates, 3...
KaShyla April Lamb (02/24/05)
Christopher Wright and Amy Lamb have announced the birth of their daughter, KaShyla April Sheyanne Lamb, on Feb. 12, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 1/2 ounces, and was 21 inches long. She was welcomed home by her siblings -- Brandon Wright, 3, and Kyle Wright, 22 months...
Brenna Marie Pace (02/24/05)
James A. Pace and Sarah J. Redus of Thayer have announced the birth of their daughter, Brenna Marie Pace, at 1:32 p.m. Feb. 11, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 22 1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her siblings -- Miranda, Rachael and Oren Redus and Stephanie Lough...
Austin Neal Reinoehl (02/24/05)
John Henry Reinoehl and Kyla Rosanne Croney of West Plains have announced the birth of their son, Austin Neal Reinoehl, at 10:13 a.m. Feb. 5, 2005, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 18-3/4 inches long...
Lundry, Coleman unite in marriage (02/24/05)
Jennifer Lundry and Scott Coleman were married Dec. 11, 2004, at Jonesboro. The bride is the daughter of Kerry and Lesa Lundry of Mammoth Spring, and the groom is the son of Jim and Pauline Coleman of Jonesboro. The couple are living in Jonesboro, where the bride is a student at Arkansas State University and the groom is employed with the family business, Jim's Pawnshop, in Jonesboro...
Stephenson, Aichele exchange vows (02/24/05)
Veronica Suzanne Stephen-son and Justin Lance Aichele were united in marriage Oct. 23, 2004, by Ed Holt and Dave Embree at Northside Christian Church in Springfield, Mo. Parents of the bride are Greg and Vicky Stephenson of Springfield. The groom is the son of Ruth Stevens of Thayer and Dr. Ronald Aichele of Pueblo, Colo...
Lundry, Coleman unite in marriage (02/24/05)
Jennifer Lundry and Scott Coleman were married Dec. 11, 2004, at Jonesboro. The bride is the daughter of Kerry and Lesa Lundry of Mammoth Spring, and the groom is the son of Jim and Pauline Coleman of Jonesboro. The couple are living in Jonesboro, where the bride is a student at Arkansas State University and the groom is employed with the family business, Jim's Pawnshop, in Jonesboro...
Stephenson, Aichele exchange vows (02/24/05)
Veronica Suzanne Stephen-son and Justin Lance Aichele were united in marriage Oct. 23, 2004, by Ed Holt and Dave Embree at Northside Christian Church in Springfield, Mo. Parents of the bride are Greg and Vicky Stephenson of Springfield. The groom is the son of Ruth Stevens of Thayer and Dr. Ronald Aichele of Pueblo, Colo...
Guest column: Full disclosure (02/24/05)
Each year, newspapers in Missouri publish county financial statements, which provide complete, concise listings of all county-government expenditures for the previous fiscal year. It's not a money-making deal. And when we don't publish it, we read it in its entirety, as should you, for no other public document gives a better financial picture of county government...
Boldly Going Nowhere (02/24/05)
Ocean voyages tended to be melancholy undertakings in ancient times. In 1830, the captain of a British naval survey ship, the HMS Beagle, put a bullet in his head during a period of intense gloom. The following year, Robert FitzRoy, a 23-year-old gentleman of nobility, was given command of the vessel and assigned the formal task of charting coastal waters. ...
Guest column: Full disclosure (02/24/05)
Each year, newspapers in Missouri publish county financial statements, which provide complete, concise listings of all county-government expenditures for the previous fiscal year. It's not a money-making deal. And when we don't publish it, we read it in its entirety, as should you, for no other public document gives a better financial picture of county government...
Boldly Going Nowhere (02/24/05)
Ocean voyages tended to be melancholy undertakings in ancient times. In 1830, the captain of a British naval survey ship, the HMS Beagle, put a bullet in his head during a period of intense gloom. The following year, Robert FitzRoy, a 23-year-old gentleman of nobility, was given command of the vessel and assigned the formal task of charting coastal waters. ...