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Stories from Thursday, March 3, 2005

Alton QZAB request accepted (03/03/05)
ALTON -- Alton School Superintendent Sheila Wheeler received good news Feb. 16 from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. "The Missouri DESE has accepted our request for a Qualified Zone Academy Bond (QZAB)," the superintendent said...
License fee office closes (03/03/05)
THAYER -- As of March 2, Thayer residents were no longer able to conduct their motor vehicle business at the Thayer License Fee Office. The office closed at the end of business March 1. Thayer License Fee Agent Dick Richardson will no longer operate the office. He submitted his resignation Feb. 4 and March 1 was his last day at the Thayer office...
Brockwell man charged in Izard County shooting (03/03/05)
A Brockwell man was apprehended Feb. 23 hours after he allegedly shot and wounded a man in Brockwell. Jimmy Dale Collins, 49, has been charged with aggravated assault, a class D felony; and possession of a firearm by a certain person, a class B felony...
Senior sign up for free phones (03/03/05)
Dwight Holmes of Alton was kept busy last week signing up Oregon County residents with hearing and other problems for free enhanced telephones. Holmes is working in conjunction with Ozark Independent Living and AgrAbilty, a federally funded state program that supplies the phones...
Truck wreck ... (03/03/05)
Crash: Gerald Overman with the Arkansas State Highway Patrol assesses the damage to an F-150 pickup truck after it was wrecked Feb. 23. The driver, Martin J. St. John, and his wife, Dorothy, received minor injuries in the wreck.
Warden resigns (03/03/05)
Warden Brooks Parks of the North Central Unit in Calico Rock resigned from his office effective March 4 for personal reasons. "We're all in shock," said Dinah Tyler, spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Corrections. "He has been a hard working employee for 20 years and we hate to lose him."...
Smith Logging donates final amount for MS sign (03/03/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring Superintendent of School Ron Taylor gave the Mammoth Spring School Board an update on the last donation toward the sign project at the February school board meeting. He said Austin Smith from Smith Logging donated $2,500 to the sign project...
Teacher laughs in the face of death (03/03/05)
A visitor to Highland Middle School has no trouble finding the art room. Stretching down the hall toward the main office is a floor-to-ceiling gallery of unusually high caliber student art -- papier-mache masks, "new product" advertisements, collages and colorful self portraits...
Alton QZAB request accepted (03/03/05)
ALTON -- Alton School Superintendent Sheila Wheeler received good news Feb. 16 from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. "The Missouri DESE has accepted our request for a Qualified Zone Academy Bond (QZAB)," the superintendent said...
License fee office closes (03/03/05)
THAYER -- As of March 2, Thayer residents were no longer able to conduct their motor vehicle business at the Thayer License Fee Office. The office closed at the end of business March 1. Thayer License Fee Agent Dick Richardson will no longer operate the office. He submitted his resignation Feb. 4 and March 1 was his last day at the Thayer office...
Brockwell man charged in Izard County shooting (03/03/05)
A Brockwell man was apprehended Feb. 23 hours after he allegedly shot and wounded a man in Brockwell. Jimmy Dale Collins, 49, has been charged with aggravated assault, a class D felony; and possession of a firearm by a certain person, a class B felony...
Smith Logging donates final amount for MS sign (03/03/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring Superintendent of School Ron Taylor gave the Mammoth Spring School Board an update on the last donation toward the sign project at the February school board meeting. He said Austin Smith from Smith Logging donated $2,500 to the sign project...
Warden resigns (03/03/05)
Warden Brooks Parks of the North Central Unit in Calico Rock resigned from his office effective March 4 for personal reasons. "We're all in shock," said Dinah Tyler, spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Corrections. "He has been a hard working employee for 20 years and we hate to lose him."...
Senior sign up for free phones (03/03/05)
Dwight Holmes of Alton was kept busy last week signing up Oregon County residents with hearing and other problems for free enhanced telephones. Holmes is working in conjunction with Ozark Independent Living and AgrAbilty, a federally funded state program that supplies the phones...
Teacher laughs in the face of death (03/03/05)
A visitor to Highland Middle School has no trouble finding the art room. Stretching down the hall toward the main office is a floor-to-ceiling gallery of unusually high caliber student art -- papier-mache masks, "new product" advertisements, collages and colorful self portraits...
Truck wreck ... (03/03/05)
Crash: Gerald Overman with the Arkansas State Highway Patrol assesses the damage to an F-150 pickup truck after it was wrecked Feb. 23. The driver, Martin J. St. John, and his wife, Dorothy, received minor injuries in the wreck.
Ozarks art exhibit slated in West Plains (03/03/05)
A member invitation is presented by the West Plains Artist Guild for area artists to join in an exhibit at the Harlin Museum at 405 Worcester Ave., West Plains. This is not a competition, but a gallery showing. All paintings must be framed with wire to hang. Any medium and any subject that may be presented to children may be shown...
Harrison to hold writing conference (03/03/05)
Harrison will be the site of the Spring Writers Conference, slated for April 1-2 at North Arkansas College. The day and a half workshop is geared to magazine and periodical writers, and will feature sessions by editors, writers and teachers. "We wanted to have conference sessions that would not only help experienced writers polish their skills but help beginning free-lancers learn from those in a position to help them get started," said David Bell, conference organizer...
Statewide tornado drill slated for Missouri (03/03/05)
The State Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service will conduct a statewide severe weather tornado drill at 1:30 p.m. March 15. Every school, citizen and business is encouraged to participate in the drill by practicing seeking secure, safe shelter from a "tornado."...
Winona author listed on international market (03/03/05)
Mary Sigrist's second book, Flash, has just been listed on international markets. Sigrist is from Winona. Besides being available on Amazon.com and other major online bookstores, it's just been listed in England, France and China. Sigrist uses the magical language of the hills and glades of Erin to bring this story to life. Fairies, gnomes, ogres and a clever wienie dog are a few of the characters that are woven into the tapestry of what she describes as "an Irish tale for all ages."...
Winona author listed on international market (03/03/05)
Mary Sigrist's second book, Flash, has just been listed on international markets. Sigrist is from Winona. Besides being available on Amazon.com and other major online bookstores, it's just been listed in England, France and China. Sigrist uses the magical language of the hills and glades of Erin to bring this story to life. Fairies, gnomes, ogres and a clever wienie dog are a few of the characters that are woven into the tapestry of what she describes as "an Irish tale for all ages."...
Ozarks art exhibit slated in West Plains (03/03/05)
A member invitation is presented by the West Plains Artist Guild for area artists to join in an exhibit at the Harlin Museum at 405 Worcester Ave., West Plains. This is not a competition, but a gallery showing. All paintings must be framed with wire to hang. Any medium and any subject that may be presented to children may be shown...
Harrison to hold writing conference (03/03/05)
Harrison will be the site of the Spring Writers Conference, slated for April 1-2 at North Arkansas College. The day and a half workshop is geared to magazine and periodical writers, and will feature sessions by editors, writers and teachers. "We wanted to have conference sessions that would not only help experienced writers polish their skills but help beginning free-lancers learn from those in a position to help them get started," said David Bell, conference organizer...
Statewide tornado drill slated for Missouri (03/03/05)
The State Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service will conduct a statewide severe weather tornado drill at 1:30 p.m. March 15. Every school, citizen and business is encouraged to participate in the drill by practicing seeking secure, safe shelter from a "tornado."...
Lady Bears edged by Delaplaine in regional clash (03/03/05)
Saddled with a huge deficit and their season hanging in the balance, the Mammoth Spring Lady Bears were faced with two options; pack it in and go home, or fight to the bitter end. The Lady Bears chose option number two and displayed the resolve that had led them to an undefeated conference mark, district tournament title and number eight ranking in Class A hoops...
Cats cruise in district openers (03/03/05)
The Thayer Bobcats and Lady Bobcats opened Class 2 District 9 play with a couple of very different objectives on their minds. The Bobcats were looking to reclaim the district title they lost to Alton last year, while the Lady Cats had their eyes on a fourth consecutive district crown...
Viola's post-season roll stopped by Cavewomen (03/03/05)
To say that the Viola Lady Longhorns have been on a major roll lately would be something of an understatement. After all, in their first year at the Class AA level after moving up from Class A, all the Lady Horns did was go undefeated in the 2AA-North and win the district tournament. They are also ranked number five in Class AA hoops, and they were riding a 14-game winning streak heading into the semifinals of the Region 3 Tournament at Pleasant Plains Feb. 25...
Horns rally, fall short of Mustangs (03/03/05)
There are a bunch of different ways to describe when something is hot. There's red-hot. There's white-hot. There's fire-hot. And now, there's also Kaleb West-hot. West put on an explosive display of clutch long-range bombing as the Viola Longhorns slugged it out with the homestanding Midland Mustangs in the semifinals of the Class AA Region 3 Tournament at Pleasant Plains Feb. 25...
Lady Bears edged by Delaplaine in regional clash (03/03/05)
Saddled with a huge deficit and their season hanging in the balance, the Mammoth Spring Lady Bears were faced with two options; pack it in and go home, or fight to the bitter end. The Lady Bears chose option number two and displayed the resolve that had led them to an undefeated conference mark, district tournament title and number eight ranking in Class A hoops...
Horns rally, fall short of Mustangs (03/03/05)
There are a bunch of different ways to describe when something is hot. There's red-hot. There's white-hot. There's fire-hot. And now, there's also Kaleb West-hot. West put on an explosive display of clutch long-range bombing as the Viola Longhorns slugged it out with the homestanding Midland Mustangs in the semifinals of the Class AA Region 3 Tournament at Pleasant Plains Feb. 25...
Cats cruise in district openers (03/03/05)
The Thayer Bobcats and Lady Bobcats opened Class 2 District 9 play with a couple of very different objectives on their minds. The Bobcats were looking to reclaim the district title they lost to Alton last year, while the Lady Cats had their eyes on a fourth consecutive district crown...
Viola's post-season roll stopped by Cavewomen (03/03/05)
To say that the Viola Lady Longhorns have been on a major roll lately would be something of an understatement. After all, in their first year at the Class AA level after moving up from Class A, all the Lady Horns did was go undefeated in the 2AA-North and win the district tournament. They are also ranked number five in Class AA hoops, and they were riding a 14-game winning streak heading into the semifinals of the Region 3 Tournament at Pleasant Plains Feb. 25...
Olivia Nadine Smith (03/03/05)
Olivia Nadine Earls Smith, 68, of Mountain Grove, Mo., was born Dec. 17, 1936, in Thomasville, Mo., and died Feb. 19, 2005, at Mountain View Healthcare Center. Survivors include her husband, Lynn D. "Don" Smith of Mountain Grove; two children -- Nolan Ray Earls and wife, Lorene, and Rita Fay Reese and husband, Nolen, of Thomas-ville; her mother, Ruby Valiquette of West Plains, Mo.; six grandchildren -- Melissa Cox, Walter Earls, Scott Fettig, Brad Fettig, Rose Fettig, and Brandon Dozier; five great-grandchildren -- Harley Rae Salesman, Montana Jesse Ray Earls, Shaylnn Marie Earls, Tapanga Fettig and Dylan Fettig; and four step-children -- Roger Smith, Kathy Schiller, Karen Byrd and Lynn Miller.. ...
Maurice F. Sullivan Sr. (03/03/05)
Maurice F. Sullivan Sr., 81, of Calamine, Ark., died Feb. 21, 2005, at his home. Born Sept. 8, 1923, in Calamine, Ark., he was the son of Bromley and Mary Lee Young Sullivan. He was a farmer, mail carrier and bus driver. He was of the Methodist faith...
Anne Richardson (03/03/05)
Memorial services for Anne Cartwright Richardson, 78, of Koshkonong, Mo., were Feb. 26 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel with Ron Richardson officiating. Burial was in the Baxter Crematory with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer...
Terry Jean Tucsnak (03/03/05)
Terry Jean Tucsnak, 46, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Feb. 22, 2005, at NEA Medical Center. She was born in Point Pleasant, N.J., and and lived in Jonesboro since 1982. She moved there from Williford, Ark. She was a member of the Lorado Baptist Church. Survivors include her mother, Phyllis Tucsnak of the home; her father, Joseph Tucsnak of Williford; a brother and sister-in-law -- Joey and Judy Tucsnak of Parsons, Tenn.; six sisters and brothers-in-law -- Judy and Gary Holder of Bono, Ark., Margaret and Junior Veteto of Jonesboro, Susan Gann of Batesville, Kathryn Luster of Brookland, Phyllis and Marvin Gilbert of Henderson, and Maureen Roger of Bloomington, N.J.; eight nephews; six nieces; three great-nephews and three great-nieces.. ...
Barbara Jean Hand (03/03/05)
Barbara Jean Hand, 75, of Mountain Home, Ark., daughter of the late William Cecil Bell and Gladys Williams Bell was born March 25, 1929, in Morriston, Ark. She died Feb. 23, 2005, at her home. She married Vince Hand Dec. 31, 1947, at Morriston, Ark. She was a 1946 graduate of Violet Hill High School...
Glenna Hope Morton Garner (03/03/05)
Glenna Hope Morton Garner, 94, died Feb. 22, 2005, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after being ill for several months. She was born Sept. 3, 1910, to John and Hattie Booth Morton on her family's farm 3 miles east of Williford in the Martin Creek community. Her early education was in a one-room school (Oak Grove) located 2-1/2 miles from her home...
Charles F. Nieman (03/03/05)
Charles F. Nieman 82, of Cave City, Ark., died Feb. 21, 2005, at Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System in Little Rock. Born March 18, 1922, at Batesville, Ark., he was the son of Robert Benjamin and Fannie Lee Cummings Nieman. He was a contractor, a U.S. Army Veteran and was of the Methodist faith...
Maurice C. Willis (03/03/05)
Maurice C. Willis, 82, of Ravenden, Ark., died Feb. 25, 2005, at Randolph County Medical Center in Pocahontas, Ark. The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Hardy, Ark., who are in charge of the arrangements...
Gertrude May Jones (03/03/05)
Gertrude May Jones, 75, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Feb. 20, 2005, at her residence. Born March 11, 1929, in Skowhegan, Maine, she was the daughter of William and Mary Lord MacFadzen. She worked many years in the nursing profession for different home health agencies. She moved to Sharp County in 1960 from Connecticut...
Leonard Joseph DeBolt (03/03/05)
Leonard Joseph DeBolt, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Feb. 24, 2005, at his home. He was born May 16, 1929, in Champaign, Ill. He was employed as an accountant during his working years. No service is planned at this time. Arrangements are by Heath Funeral Home of Hardy. His body was donated to the Medical Education and Research Institute...
Preston Croom (03/03/05)
Preston Croom, 74, of Cave City, died Feb. 22, 2005, at his home. Born Sept. 2, 1930, at Strawberry, Ark., he was the son of Luther Horace and Dona Rebecca Hybarger Croom. He was a carpenter and owner of Hilltop Grocery for many years. He was a United States Air Force veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict, and was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Leone Vera Kobs (03/03/05)
Leone Vera Kobs, 79, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 18, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. 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...
Dene West (03/03/05)
Dene West, 90, of Strawberry, Ark., died Feb. 21, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 24, 1914, in Actna, Ark., in Sharp County, to William Howard and Mahalia Josephine Howard West. He was a retired farmer and elder of the Milligan Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Erma Coggin Lynch (03/03/05)
Erma Erlene Coggin Lynch was born May 13, 1917, in Glencoe, Ark., and died Feb. 18, 2005, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. Erma was baptized into the Church of Christ 74 years ago, somewhere near Ellemburg Branch at Glencoe. She married Orby Lynch Dec. 4, 1937. She spent most of her working life at the Tri-County Shirt Factory and the Fulton County Hospital...
Maurice C. Willis (03/03/05)
Maurice C. Willis, 82, of Ravenden, Ark., died Feb. 25, 2005, at Randolph County Medical Center in Pocahontas, Ark. The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Hardy, Ark., who are in charge of the arrangements...
Leonard Joseph DeBolt (03/03/05)
Leonard Joseph DeBolt, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Feb. 24, 2005, at his home. He was born May 16, 1929, in Champaign, Ill. He was employed as an accountant during his working years. No service is planned at this time. Arrangements are by Heath Funeral Home of Hardy. His body was donated to the Medical Education and Research Institute...
Dene West (03/03/05)
Dene West, 90, of Strawberry, Ark., died Feb. 21, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 24, 1914, in Actna, Ark., in Sharp County, to William Howard and Mahalia Josephine Howard West. He was a retired farmer and elder of the Milligan Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Leone Vera Kobs (03/03/05)
Leone Vera Kobs, 79, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 18, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. 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...
Erma Coggin Lynch (03/03/05)
Erma Erlene Coggin Lynch was born May 13, 1917, in Glencoe, Ark., and died Feb. 18, 2005, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. Erma was baptized into the Church of Christ 74 years ago, somewhere near Ellemburg Branch at Glencoe. She married Orby Lynch Dec. 4, 1937. She spent most of her working life at the Tri-County Shirt Factory and the Fulton County Hospital...
Barbara Jean Hand (03/03/05)
Barbara Jean Hand, 75, of Mountain Home, Ark., daughter of the late William Cecil Bell and Gladys Williams Bell was born March 25, 1929, in Morriston, Ark. She died Feb. 23, 2005, at her home. She married Vince Hand Dec. 31, 1947, at Morriston, Ark. She was a 1946 graduate of Violet Hill High School...
Gertrude May Jones (03/03/05)
Gertrude May Jones, 75, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Feb. 20, 2005, at her residence. Born March 11, 1929, in Skowhegan, Maine, she was the daughter of William and Mary Lord MacFadzen. She worked many years in the nursing profession for different home health agencies. She moved to Sharp County in 1960 from Connecticut...
Charles F. Nieman (03/03/05)
Charles F. Nieman 82, of Cave City, Ark., died Feb. 21, 2005, at Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System in Little Rock. Born March 18, 1922, at Batesville, Ark., he was the son of Robert Benjamin and Fannie Lee Cummings Nieman. He was a contractor, a U.S. Army Veteran and was of the Methodist faith...
Preston Croom (03/03/05)
Preston Croom, 74, of Cave City, died Feb. 22, 2005, at his home. Born Sept. 2, 1930, at Strawberry, Ark., he was the son of Luther Horace and Dona Rebecca Hybarger Croom. He was a carpenter and owner of Hilltop Grocery for many years. He was a United States Air Force veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict, and was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Anne Richardson (03/03/05)
Memorial services for Anne Cartwright Richardson, 78, of Koshkonong, Mo., were Feb. 26 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel with Ron Richardson officiating. Burial was in the Baxter Crematory with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer...
Olivia Nadine Smith (03/03/05)
Olivia Nadine Earls Smith, 68, of Mountain Grove, Mo., was born Dec. 17, 1936, in Thomasville, Mo., and died Feb. 19, 2005, at Mountain View Healthcare Center. Survivors include her husband, Lynn D. "Don" Smith of Mountain Grove; two children -- Nolan Ray Earls and wife, Lorene, and Rita Fay Reese and husband, Nolen, of Thomas-ville; her mother, Ruby Valiquette of West Plains, Mo.; six grandchildren -- Melissa Cox, Walter Earls, Scott Fettig, Brad Fettig, Rose Fettig, and Brandon Dozier; five great-grandchildren -- Harley Rae Salesman, Montana Jesse Ray Earls, Shaylnn Marie Earls, Tapanga Fettig and Dylan Fettig; and four step-children -- Roger Smith, Kathy Schiller, Karen Byrd and Lynn Miller.. ...
Glenna Hope Morton Garner (03/03/05)
Glenna Hope Morton Garner, 94, died Feb. 22, 2005, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after being ill for several months. She was born Sept. 3, 1910, to John and Hattie Booth Morton on her family's farm 3 miles east of Williford in the Martin Creek community. Her early education was in a one-room school (Oak Grove) located 2-1/2 miles from her home...
Terry Jean Tucsnak (03/03/05)
Terry Jean Tucsnak, 46, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Feb. 22, 2005, at NEA Medical Center. She was born in Point Pleasant, N.J., and and lived in Jonesboro since 1982. She moved there from Williford, Ark. She was a member of the Lorado Baptist Church. Survivors include her mother, Phyllis Tucsnak of the home; her father, Joseph Tucsnak of Williford; a brother and sister-in-law -- Joey and Judy Tucsnak of Parsons, Tenn.; six sisters and brothers-in-law -- Judy and Gary Holder of Bono, Ark., Margaret and Junior Veteto of Jonesboro, Susan Gann of Batesville, Kathryn Luster of Brookland, Phyllis and Marvin Gilbert of Henderson, and Maureen Roger of Bloomington, N.J.; eight nephews; six nieces; three great-nephews and three great-nieces.. ...
Maurice F. Sullivan Sr. (03/03/05)
Maurice F. Sullivan Sr., 81, of Calamine, Ark., died Feb. 21, 2005, at his home. Born Sept. 8, 1923, in Calamine, Ark., he was the son of Bromley and Mary Lee Young Sullivan. He was a farmer, mail carrier and bus driver. He was of the Methodist faith...
Nathaneal Lee Rogers (03/03/05)
Neal Milburn and Cynthia Gean Rogers of Mammoth Spring have announced the birth of a son, Nathaneal Lee Rogers, at 7:19 p.m. Feb. 15, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20-1/4 inches long. He was welcomed home by his three siblings -- Caleb Rogers, 17, Hannah Rogers 14, and Trevor Halladay, 16...
Landon David Huckabee (03/03/05)
Jeremy and Shauna Huckabee of Alton have announced the birth of a son, Landon David Huckabee, at 8:49 a.m. Feb. 21, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long. He was welcomed by his brother, Dawson, 3-1/2...
Kaiden Charles Burgess (03/03/05)
Kalvin Burgess and Amber Bruce of Thayer have announced the birth of a son, Kaiden Charles Burgess, at 2:02 a.m. Feb. 5, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by sibling Keegan Bruce, 3...
Kaiden Charles Burgess (03/03/05)
Kalvin Burgess and Amber Bruce of Thayer have announced the birth of a son, Kaiden Charles Burgess, at 2:02 a.m. Feb. 5, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by sibling Keegan Bruce, 3...
Landon David Huckabee (03/03/05)
Jeremy and Shauna Huckabee of Alton have announced the birth of a son, Landon David Huckabee, at 8:49 a.m. Feb. 21, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long. He was welcomed by his brother, Dawson, 3-1/2...
Nathaneal Lee Rogers (03/03/05)
Neal Milburn and Cynthia Gean Rogers of Mammoth Spring have announced the birth of a son, Nathaneal Lee Rogers, at 7:19 p.m. Feb. 15, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20-1/4 inches long. He was welcomed home by his three siblings -- Caleb Rogers, 17, Hannah Rogers 14, and Trevor Halladay, 16...
Long named as Bost's replacement on Salem force (03/03/05)
A new police officer will be patrolling the streets of Salem starting this week. The Salem City Council hired Mark Long Feb. 24 to replace Denny Bost, who resigned last month to take a job training policeman in Iraq. "I'm glad we found somebody as qualified as Mark to take the job," said Salem Police Chief Al Roork...
MS approved for Med Pro Ed program (03/03/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring School District received word the second week in February that funding has been approved for the Medical Professional Education Program at Mammoth Spring High School. Superintendent Ron Taylor said funds in the amount of $33,541 have been approved by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Development...
Crawford recovering from collapsed lung (03/03/05)
Susan Crawford is beginning to think her husband has nine lives. Sharp County Judge Harold Crawford, 66, who received a heart transplant in November 2003, underwent more than three hours of surgery Feb. 25 at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock to repair a collapsed lung. He is now in Cardiovascular Critical Care Intensive Care Unit on a ventilator, but Susan Crawford said his condition is improving...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/03/05)
When I was a student at the University of Minnesota many moons ago, I decided to hitchhike to Miami over spring break. On a Tuesday morning, I called my friend Scott in Miami and told him I'd be there by the time he got off work on Thursday. He bet me $20 I wouldn't make it in time, adding extra incentive to my idiotic plan...
Crawford recovering from collapsed lung (03/03/05)
Susan Crawford is beginning to think her husband has nine lives. Sharp County Judge Harold Crawford, 66, who received a heart transplant in November 2003, underwent more than three hours of surgery Feb. 25 at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock to repair a collapsed lung. He is now in Cardiovascular Critical Care Intensive Care Unit on a ventilator, but Susan Crawford said his condition is improving...
Long named as Bost's replacement on Salem force (03/03/05)
A new police officer will be patrolling the streets of Salem starting this week. The Salem City Council hired Mark Long Feb. 24 to replace Denny Bost, who resigned last month to take a job training policeman in Iraq. "I'm glad we found somebody as qualified as Mark to take the job," said Salem Police Chief Al Roork...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/03/05)
When I was a student at the University of Minnesota many moons ago, I decided to hitchhike to Miami over spring break. On a Tuesday morning, I called my friend Scott in Miami and told him I'd be there by the time he got off work on Thursday. He bet me $20 I wouldn't make it in time, adding extra incentive to my idiotic plan...
MS approved for Med Pro Ed program (03/03/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring School District received word the second week in February that funding has been approved for the Medical Professional Education Program at Mammoth Spring High School. Superintendent Ron Taylor said funds in the amount of $33,541 have been approved by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Development...