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Stories from Thursday, March 17, 2005

Izard man charged with sexual assault (03/17/05)
A Horseshoe Bend man has been charged with sexual assault in the second degree after he allegedly attacked his wife. According to investigators, Michael L. Boss, 25, forced his wife to commit unwanted sexual acts with him Dec. 29 in the Boss' Horseshoe Bend home...
Burns named MS alderman (03/17/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Larry Burns was appointed as the new Ward I Alderman at the March 7 Mammoth Spring City Council meeting. Burns replaced former alderman Lindy Greene who moved out of Ward I. Mayor Jean Pace gave the council an update on the expansion of the police station. ...
Sex offender charged with child molestation (03/17/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- A Thayer man has been charged with felony child molestation after an investigation involving a 7-year-old Oregon County girl. According to the Oregon County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Elwyn L. Vanmeter, 48, of Thayer was arrested and charged March 11 by officers with the Oregon County Sheriff's Department and Troop G of the Missouri State Highway Patrol...
Groundbreaking set at Alton Senior Center (03/17/05)
ALTON -- The Alton Culture Club will hold a groundbreaking ceremony March 23 to start its sidewalk project. The groundbreaking will be at 12:30 p.m. at the Alton Senior Citizen Center. Alton Culture Club President Tammy Curtis said 125 feet of sidewalk is missing between two approaches to the center and another 52 feet is missing above the upper approach to the center and the post office...
School to hold flea market (03/17/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring School will hold a public flea market April 2, the same day as the Mammoth Spring citywide yard sale. The flea market will be held at Mammoth Spring Elementary School's parking lot and is open to anyone who needs space to sell items. School officials said in case of inclement weather, the sale will be held in the gym and multi-purpose building...
Thayer cleanup slated (03/17/05)
THAYER -- Thayer City Council voted at the Feb. 8 meeting to set cleanup week in the city for March 21-25. Trash will be picked up in the city on regular trash days. IESI will place roll off containers beside the city police station all week for large items such as furniture. Used motor oil can be taken to the Oregon County Recycling Center. All trash must be bagged, boxed or canned for pick up...
OregonCounty still looking for economic developer (03/17/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- Last week the Oregon County Commission announced it would advertise again for the position of Oregon County Economic Developer. The position has remained vacant since Edd Hatten of Alton resigned to seek employment elsewhere. Oregon County Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren said last fall the position was advertised and several applications were reviewed by the economic development board of directors. ...
Bost injured in Baghdad blast (03/17/05)
A former Salem police officer who volunteered to go to Iraq to train other police officers was talking to his wife March 9 from the Al Sadeer Hotel in Baghdad when he had a premonition. "I think I'm going to close the curtain on my hotel room window," Charles "Dennie" Bost said to his wife, Deborah...
Horseshoe Bend police chief recovering from surgery (03/17/05)
Horseshoe Bend residents will be without their police chief for the next several weeks while he recovers from surgery related to a rare thyroid disease. Horseshoe Bend Police Chief Fred Mitchell Jr. is afflicted with hyperpara thyroid disorder, a disease that causes the thyroid gland to over produce calcium in the blood. It causes a calcium deficiency in other parts of the body...
Viola man charged with terroristic threatening (03/17/05)
A dispute between Viola neighbors over a dog turned violent March 11 with the gruesome death of the dog and death threats against his owners. John Anthony Cantrell, 36, has been charged with terroristic threatening in the first degree, a class D felony; simultaneous possession of drugs and guns, a class Y felony; possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a class C felony; possession of drug paraphernalia with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine, a class B felony; possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, a class C felony; felon in possession of a firearm, a class D felony; and cruelty to animals, a class A misdemeanor.. ...
Stolen ATVs recovered (03/17/05)
OREGON COUNTRY -- Officers with the Oregon County Sheriff's Office and the Alton Police Department have recovered six ATVs, believed to be stolen from Howell County, at various locations across Oregon County. The recovery comes after an extensive investigation by both departments. ...
Home and Garden (03/17/05)
Browsing: Brandi Sanderson (left) and her mother, Nikki Hurst, look at a display of candles March 12 at the Bank of Salem's first ever Home and Garden Show in Salem. Merlina McCullough won a year's free subscription to The News. Areawide Media was a vendor at the show...
Burns named MS alderman (03/17/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Larry Burns was appointed as the new Ward I Alderman at the March 7 Mammoth Spring City Council meeting. Burns replaced former alderman Lindy Greene who moved out of Ward I. Mayor Jean Pace gave the council an update on the expansion of the police station. ...
Sex offender charged with child molestation (03/17/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- A Thayer man has been charged with felony child molestation after an investigation involving a 7-year-old Oregon County girl. According to the Oregon County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Elwyn L. Vanmeter, 48, of Thayer was arrested and charged March 11 by officers with the Oregon County Sheriff's Department and Troop G of the Missouri State Highway Patrol...
Home and Garden (03/17/05)
Browsing: Brandi Sanderson (left) and her mother, Nikki Hurst, look at a display of candles March 12 at the Bank of Salem's first ever Home and Garden Show in Salem. Merlina McCullough won a year's free subscription to The News. Areawide Media was a vendor at the show...
Stolen ATVs recovered (03/17/05)
OREGON COUNTRY -- Officers with the Oregon County Sheriff's Office and the Alton Police Department have recovered six ATVs, believed to be stolen from Howell County, at various locations across Oregon County. The recovery comes after an extensive investigation by both departments. ...
Izard man charged with sexual assault (03/17/05)
A Horseshoe Bend man has been charged with sexual assault in the second degree after he allegedly attacked his wife. According to investigators, Michael L. Boss, 25, forced his wife to commit unwanted sexual acts with him Dec. 29 in the Boss' Horseshoe Bend home...
Groundbreaking set at Alton Senior Center (03/17/05)
ALTON -- The Alton Culture Club will hold a groundbreaking ceremony March 23 to start its sidewalk project. The groundbreaking will be at 12:30 p.m. at the Alton Senior Citizen Center. Alton Culture Club President Tammy Curtis said 125 feet of sidewalk is missing between two approaches to the center and another 52 feet is missing above the upper approach to the center and the post office...
Bost injured in Baghdad blast (03/17/05)
A former Salem police officer who volunteered to go to Iraq to train other police officers was talking to his wife March 9 from the Al Sadeer Hotel in Baghdad when he had a premonition. "I think I'm going to close the curtain on my hotel room window," Charles "Dennie" Bost said to his wife, Deborah...
School to hold flea market (03/17/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring School will hold a public flea market April 2, the same day as the Mammoth Spring citywide yard sale. The flea market will be held at Mammoth Spring Elementary School's parking lot and is open to anyone who needs space to sell items. School officials said in case of inclement weather, the sale will be held in the gym and multi-purpose building...
OregonCounty still looking for economic developer (03/17/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- Last week the Oregon County Commission announced it would advertise again for the position of Oregon County Economic Developer. The position has remained vacant since Edd Hatten of Alton resigned to seek employment elsewhere. Oregon County Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren said last fall the position was advertised and several applications were reviewed by the economic development board of directors. ...
Thayer cleanup slated (03/17/05)
THAYER -- Thayer City Council voted at the Feb. 8 meeting to set cleanup week in the city for March 21-25. Trash will be picked up in the city on regular trash days. IESI will place roll off containers beside the city police station all week for large items such as furniture. Used motor oil can be taken to the Oregon County Recycling Center. All trash must be bagged, boxed or canned for pick up...
Horseshoe Bend police chief recovering from surgery (03/17/05)
Horseshoe Bend residents will be without their police chief for the next several weeks while he recovers from surgery related to a rare thyroid disease. Horseshoe Bend Police Chief Fred Mitchell Jr. is afflicted with hyperpara thyroid disorder, a disease that causes the thyroid gland to over produce calcium in the blood. It causes a calcium deficiency in other parts of the body...
Viola man charged with terroristic threatening (03/17/05)
A dispute between Viola neighbors over a dog turned violent March 11 with the gruesome death of the dog and death threats against his owners. John Anthony Cantrell, 36, has been charged with terroristic threatening in the first degree, a class D felony; simultaneous possession of drugs and guns, a class Y felony; possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a class C felony; possession of drug paraphernalia with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine, a class B felony; possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, a class C felony; felon in possession of a firearm, a class D felony; and cruelty to animals, a class A misdemeanor.. ...
Moving Wall coming to Jonesboro (03/17/05)
A one-half scale replica of the most visited monument in Washington, D.C., will be on display at the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro March 17-20. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall (The Wall That Heals) lists the names of over 58,000 military personnel who were killed in the Vietnam War...
Singers compete at Harding (03/17/05)
On Feb. 25 and 26 four area students sang at Harding University in Searcy in the National Association of Teachers of Singing state competition. Over 230 singers competed in 20 categories and only 54 made it to finals. Two local students were semi-finalists. They are Mandy Sautner, daughter of Peter and Pat Sautner of Hardy, and Kate Eubanks, daughter of Stephen and Melissa Eubanks of Batesville...
Singers compete at Harding (03/17/05)
On Feb. 25 and 26 four area students sang at Harding University in Searcy in the National Association of Teachers of Singing state competition. Over 230 singers competed in 20 categories and only 54 made it to finals. Two local students were semi-finalists. They are Mandy Sautner, daughter of Peter and Pat Sautner of Hardy, and Kate Eubanks, daughter of Stephen and Melissa Eubanks of Batesville...
Moving Wall coming to Jonesboro (03/17/05)
A one-half scale replica of the most visited monument in Washington, D.C., will be on display at the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro March 17-20. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall (The Wall That Heals) lists the names of over 58,000 military personnel who were killed in the Vietnam War...
Moving Wall coming to Jonesboro (03/17/05)
A one-half scale replica of the most visited monument in Washington, D.C., will be on display at the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro March 17-20. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall (The Wall That Heals) lists the names of over 58,000 military personnel who were killed in the Vietnam War...
Singers compete at Harding (03/17/05)
On Feb. 25 and 26 four area students sang at Harding University in Searcy in the National Association of Teachers of Singing state competition. Over 230 singers competed in 20 categories and only 54 made it to finals. Two local students were semi-finalists. They are Mandy Sautner, daughter of Peter and Pat Sautner of Hardy, and Kate Eubanks, daughter of Stephen and Melissa Eubanks of Batesville...
Singers compete at Harding (03/17/05)
On Feb. 25 and 26 four area students sang at Harding University in Searcy in the National Association of Teachers of Singing state competition. Over 230 singers competed in 20 categories and only 54 made it to finals. Two local students were semi-finalists. They are Mandy Sautner, daughter of Peter and Pat Sautner of Hardy, and Kate Eubanks, daughter of Stephen and Melissa Eubanks of Batesville...
Moving Wall coming to Jonesboro (03/17/05)
A one-half scale replica of the most visited monument in Washington, D.C., will be on display at the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro March 17-20. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall (The Wall That Heals) lists the names of over 58,000 military personnel who were killed in the Vietnam War...
Moving Wall coming to Jonesboro (03/17/05)
A one-half scale replica of the most visited monument in Washington, D.C., will be on display at the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro March 17-20. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall (The Wall That Heals) lists the names of over 58,000 military personnel who were killed in the Vietnam War...
Singers compete at Harding (03/17/05)
On Feb. 25 and 26 four area students sang at Harding University in Searcy in the National Association of Teachers of Singing state competition. Over 230 singers competed in 20 categories and only 54 made it to finals. Two local students were semi-finalists. They are Mandy Sautner, daughter of Peter and Pat Sautner of Hardy, and Kate Eubanks, daughter of Stephen and Melissa Eubanks of Batesville...
Moving Wall coming to Jonesboro (03/17/05)
A one-half scale replica of the most visited monument in Washington, D.C., will be on display at the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro March 17-20. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall (The Wall That Heals) lists the names of over 58,000 military personnel who were killed in the Vietnam War...
Singers compete at Harding (03/17/05)
On Feb. 25 and 26 four area students sang at Harding University in Searcy in the National Association of Teachers of Singing state competition. Over 230 singers competed in 20 categories and only 54 made it to finals. Two local students were semi-finalists. They are Mandy Sautner, daughter of Peter and Pat Sautner of Hardy, and Kate Eubanks, daughter of Stephen and Melissa Eubanks of Batesville...
Couch not comfortable against Chadwick (03/17/05)
It was with a reversal of fortune on their minds that the Couch Lady Indians took the court for the Class 1 Sectional playoffs March 8 at The Pit on the campus of Cabool High School. Matched up with the Chadwick Lady Cardinals for the third straight year in the first round of the state playoffs, Couch was looking for a little redemption against the team that knocked it out of the sectionals last season...
Last-second heartbreak (03/17/05)
Nine seconds. You just can't get a whole heck of a lot done in nine seconds. You can, however, have your heart broken into a million pieces in nine seconds. Just ask the Thayer Bobcats. That's the span of time it took the Marionville Comets to move 94 feet downcourt and for Brick Warth to hit a baseline layin at the buzzer, giving the Comets a 41-39 win over Thayer in the Class 2 State Quarterfinals March 12...
Hounds rally past Cotter in White River Classic (03/17/05)
On a night that got colder as the game grew longer, the Salem Greyhounds got progressively warmer as the innings grew shorter in the first round of the White River Classic at Warrior Field on the campus of Cotter High School. After trailing for much of the first five innings, the Hounds finally climbed on top of the homestanding Warriors in the sixth, ending Cotter's hopes with three unanswered runs, en route to a 10-9 victory March 11...
Taylor no-hits Lady Rebels (03/17/05)
The Salem Lady Greyhounds opened the 2005 softball season with a bang March 10, riding a no-hit effort from hurler Chelsea Taylor to a 9-0 victory over the visiting Highland Lady Rebels in non-conference action. For the day, Taylor fanned nine Lady Rebels while giving up one walk and hitting one batter. Taylor also chipped in at the plate with three hits, including a triple, and three RBIs...
Couch not comfortable against Chadwick (03/17/05)
It was with a reversal of fortune on their minds that the Couch Lady Indians took the court for the Class 1 Sectional playoffs March 8 at The Pit on the campus of Cabool High School. Matched up with the Chadwick Lady Cardinals for the third straight year in the first round of the state playoffs, Couch was looking for a little redemption against the team that knocked it out of the sectionals last season...
Last-second heartbreak (03/17/05)
Nine seconds. You just can't get a whole heck of a lot done in nine seconds. You can, however, have your heart broken into a million pieces in nine seconds. Just ask the Thayer Bobcats. That's the span of time it took the Marionville Comets to move 94 feet downcourt and for Brick Warth to hit a baseline layin at the buzzer, giving the Comets a 41-39 win over Thayer in the Class 2 State Quarterfinals March 12...
Taylor no-hits Lady Rebels (03/17/05)
The Salem Lady Greyhounds opened the 2005 softball season with a bang March 10, riding a no-hit effort from hurler Chelsea Taylor to a 9-0 victory over the visiting Highland Lady Rebels in non-conference action. For the day, Taylor fanned nine Lady Rebels while giving up one walk and hitting one batter. Taylor also chipped in at the plate with three hits, including a triple, and three RBIs...
Hounds rally past Cotter in White River Classic (03/17/05)
On a night that got colder as the game grew longer, the Salem Greyhounds got progressively warmer as the innings grew shorter in the first round of the White River Classic at Warrior Field on the campus of Cotter High School. After trailing for much of the first five innings, the Hounds finally climbed on top of the homestanding Warriors in the sixth, ending Cotter's hopes with three unanswered runs, en route to a 10-9 victory March 11...
John Dorner (03/17/05)
John Dorner, 73, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 10, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., after a short illness. Born on June 20, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of Joseph Dorner and Elizabeth Heiberger Dorner. He married Kathryn Brandt on Sept. ...
Inga Marie Larson (03/17/05)
Inga Marie Larson, 87, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 9, 2005, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born July 13 1917, in Plymouth, Iowa, she was the daughter of Christian Sieverts and Johanna Anthonesen Sieverts. She worked as a sales clerk for Sears for many years...
"Barney" Lindberg (03/17/05)
Bernard "Barney" Lindberg, 80, of Thayer, Mo., son of the late Bernard "Buzz" and Martha Durband Lindberg, was born July 13, 1924, at Evanston, Ill., and died March 7, 2005. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, member of the Thayer Elks where he served as chaplin. He was a sponsor and coach of Garden Grove Little League and a Boy Scout leader in Garden Grove, Calif...
Opal Smythe (03/17/05)
Opal Smythe, 94, of Jonesboro, Ark., died March 4, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Sept. 8, 1910, near Sidney, Ark., to James and Ada McKee Huddleston. She was a member of Sidney Baptist Church, a homemaker, a retired telephone operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, a life member of the Telephone Pioneer's of America and a member of the Sidney Extension Homemaker Club...
Catherine Russell (03/17/05)
Catherine Clarke Russell, 81, died March 10, 2005, at Hardy. Born June 8, 1923, at Hardy, Ark., she was the daughter of Edmund Stillman and Mary Rosalie Rudisaile Clarke. She was a member of the Saddle Baptist Church, the Fulton County Extension Homemakers, and the Nine Mike Ridge Auxiliary...
Birdie Guinnip (03/17/05)
Birdie Emmerich Guinnip, 90, of Evening Shade, Ark., died March 6, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 27, 1915, at Williford, Ark., she was the daughter of Peter J. and Sarah Ellen Combs Emmerich. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church at Evening Shade...
Alta Maxine Meador (03/17/05)
Alta Maxine Meador, 72, of Jonesboro, Ark., died March 7, 2005, at Craighead County Nursing Center. She was born in Huntsville, Ark.. She was of the Baptist belief, a retired CNA, having worked as a home health nurse in Cherokee Village and was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters...
Geneva E. Berry (03/17/05)
Geneva E. Berry, 79, of Harrisburg, Ark., died March 9, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Sept. 1, 1925, in Lorado, Ark., she was the daughter of Emery and Lucy Dennis. She was formerly of Lorado, Ark. and retired from Frolic Footwear. She was a member of Lorado Baptist Church...
Frank Rose (03/17/05)
Frank Rose, 82, of Cave City, Ark., died March 7, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 7, 1923, at Mobley, Ark., he was the son of James Parkey and Sarah James Rose. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II having served in the European Theater. He was a retired auto mechanic and a member and deacon of the Bold Springs Missionary Baptist Church near Strawberry...
James "J.D" Dawson Jr. (03/17/05)
James D. "J.D." Dawson Jr., 86, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died March 5, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Born April 19, 1918, in Hardy, Ark., he was the son of James Dawson Sr. and Cora Hastings Dawson. He was a member of Spring River Baptist Church in Hardy. ...
Walter Willie Knotts (03/17/05)
Walter Willie Knotts, 66, of Hardy, Ark., died March 4, 2005, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. Born Dec. 30, 1938, in Grafton, W. Va., the son of Opal McDaniel Knotts and Leonard Knotts. He was employed at Caterpillar Inc., working as an inspector. He was a member of Spring River Baptist Church of Hardy; and was a former Volunteer Fireman for the Wirth Fire Department...
James Verlin Jones (03/17/05)
James Verlin Jones, 96, was born Aug. 25, 1908, to Ernest and Evoria Sears Jones in Wild Cherry, Ark. He died March 8, 2005, in Crosby, Mo. He was residing in Crosby where he had been cared for by his daughter, Doris, for the past six years. He married Eva Verna Dillinger Nov. ...
Charles Piper (03/17/05)
Charles Piper, 72, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 6, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born Aug. 15, 1932, he was the son of Charles W. Piper and Bertha Frost Piper. He was married to Nancy Piper and was employed by the U.S. Air Force working as an engineer...
Harriet Edith Denoyer (03/17/05)
Harriet Edith Hackley Denoyer, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born Feb. 24, 1920, in Kankakee, Ill., the daughter of James and Dora Ebeling Hackley and died March 6, 2005, at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark. She married Clarence B. Denoyer in Kankakee June 6, 1946...
William Aubry (03/17/05)
William Lawrence Aubry, 88, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 4, 2005, in St. Vincent's in Little Rock, Ark. He was born in Moline, Ill., the son of William J. and Mary Ellen McKinney Aubry. He married Mary Virginia Lee on Sept. 26, 1940, in Moline, Ill...
Lynwood Griswold (03/17/05)
Lynwood Griswold, 70 son of Ruth Elenore Morris Griswold and the late Charles C. Griswold, was born Sept. 29, 1934, in Flint, Mich. He died March 11, 2005, at his home in Ash Flat. He married Cathy Jean Carsten Jan. 3, 1959, at Flint, Mich. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather and an automotive inspector...
Wallace J. Stanley (03/17/05)
Wallace J. Stanley, 85, of Gilmer, Texas, died Feb. 21, 2005. He was the father of the Rev. Jack Stanley of Highland, and grandfather of the Rev. Mike Stanley, pastor of the Friendship Baptist Church of Highland. Born in Pritchett, Texas, Dec. 8, 1919, he was the son of Jack and Willie Stanley...
David Cleo Worel (03/17/05)
David Cleo Worel, 70, of Springfield, Mo., died March 6, 2005, in Mount Vernon Place Care Center in Mt. Vernon, Mo. Born June 2, 1934, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., he was the son of Robert A. and Elsie P. Shepard Worel. He was united in marriage on April 25, 1964, in Chicago to Jane A. Connell. He was employed with Bodine Electric in Chicago for 34 years. After retiring in 1997, he and his wife moved to Springfield. He was employed with Kraft Foods...
Marilyn Elaine Sawyer (03/17/05)
Marilyn Elaine Sawyer, 66, of Alton, was born April 19, 1938, in Island Falls, Maine, and died March 7, 2005, at the National Healthcare Center, West Plains, Mo. Survivors include two daughters -- Elaine Gregg and husband, Thomas of Torrance, Calif., and Pamela L. ...
Birdie Guinnip (03/17/05)
Birdie Emmerich Guinnip, 90, of Evening Shade, Ark., died March 6, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 27, 1915, at Williford, Ark., she was the daughter of Peter J. and Sarah Ellen Combs Emmerich. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church at Evening Shade...
Charles Piper (03/17/05)
Charles Piper, 72, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 6, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born Aug. 15, 1932, he was the son of Charles W. Piper and Bertha Frost Piper. He was married to Nancy Piper and was employed by the U.S. Air Force working as an engineer...
Opal Smythe (03/17/05)
Opal Smythe, 94, of Jonesboro, Ark., died March 4, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Sept. 8, 1910, near Sidney, Ark., to James and Ada McKee Huddleston. She was a member of Sidney Baptist Church, a homemaker, a retired telephone operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, a life member of the Telephone Pioneer's of America and a member of the Sidney Extension Homemaker Club...
"Barney" Lindberg (03/17/05)
Bernard "Barney" Lindberg, 80, of Thayer, Mo., son of the late Bernard "Buzz" and Martha Durband Lindberg, was born July 13, 1924, at Evanston, Ill., and died March 7, 2005. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, member of the Thayer Elks where he served as chaplin. He was a sponsor and coach of Garden Grove Little League and a Boy Scout leader in Garden Grove, Calif...
Inga Marie Larson (03/17/05)
Inga Marie Larson, 87, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 9, 2005, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born July 13 1917, in Plymouth, Iowa, she was the daughter of Christian Sieverts and Johanna Anthonesen Sieverts. She worked as a sales clerk for Sears for many years...
John Dorner (03/17/05)
John Dorner, 73, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 10, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., after a short illness. Born on June 20, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of Joseph Dorner and Elizabeth Heiberger Dorner. He married Kathryn Brandt on Sept. ...
Alta Maxine Meador (03/17/05)
Alta Maxine Meador, 72, of Jonesboro, Ark., died March 7, 2005, at Craighead County Nursing Center. She was born in Huntsville, Ark.. She was of the Baptist belief, a retired CNA, having worked as a home health nurse in Cherokee Village and was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters...
David Cleo Worel (03/17/05)
David Cleo Worel, 70, of Springfield, Mo., died March 6, 2005, in Mount Vernon Place Care Center in Mt. Vernon, Mo. Born June 2, 1934, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., he was the son of Robert A. and Elsie P. Shepard Worel. He was united in marriage on April 25, 1964, in Chicago to Jane A. Connell. He was employed with Bodine Electric in Chicago for 34 years. After retiring in 1997, he and his wife moved to Springfield. He was employed with Kraft Foods...
William Aubry (03/17/05)
William Lawrence Aubry, 88, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 4, 2005, in St. Vincent's in Little Rock, Ark. He was born in Moline, Ill., the son of William J. and Mary Ellen McKinney Aubry. He married Mary Virginia Lee on Sept. 26, 1940, in Moline, Ill...
Marilyn Elaine Sawyer (03/17/05)
Marilyn Elaine Sawyer, 66, of Alton, was born April 19, 1938, in Island Falls, Maine, and died March 7, 2005, at the National Healthcare Center, West Plains, Mo. Survivors include two daughters -- Elaine Gregg and husband, Thomas of Torrance, Calif., and Pamela L. ...
Wallace J. Stanley (03/17/05)
Wallace J. Stanley, 85, of Gilmer, Texas, died Feb. 21, 2005. He was the father of the Rev. Jack Stanley of Highland, and grandfather of the Rev. Mike Stanley, pastor of the Friendship Baptist Church of Highland. Born in Pritchett, Texas, Dec. 8, 1919, he was the son of Jack and Willie Stanley...
Harriet Edith Denoyer (03/17/05)
Harriet Edith Hackley Denoyer, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born Feb. 24, 1920, in Kankakee, Ill., the daughter of James and Dora Ebeling Hackley and died March 6, 2005, at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark. She married Clarence B. Denoyer in Kankakee June 6, 1946...
James "J.D" Dawson Jr. (03/17/05)
James D. "J.D." Dawson Jr., 86, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died March 5, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Born April 19, 1918, in Hardy, Ark., he was the son of James Dawson Sr. and Cora Hastings Dawson. He was a member of Spring River Baptist Church in Hardy. ...
Geneva E. Berry (03/17/05)
Geneva E. Berry, 79, of Harrisburg, Ark., died March 9, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Sept. 1, 1925, in Lorado, Ark., she was the daughter of Emery and Lucy Dennis. She was formerly of Lorado, Ark. and retired from Frolic Footwear. She was a member of Lorado Baptist Church...
Frank Rose (03/17/05)
Frank Rose, 82, of Cave City, Ark., died March 7, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 7, 1923, at Mobley, Ark., he was the son of James Parkey and Sarah James Rose. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II having served in the European Theater. He was a retired auto mechanic and a member and deacon of the Bold Springs Missionary Baptist Church near Strawberry...
Walter Willie Knotts (03/17/05)
Walter Willie Knotts, 66, of Hardy, Ark., died March 4, 2005, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. Born Dec. 30, 1938, in Grafton, W. Va., the son of Opal McDaniel Knotts and Leonard Knotts. He was employed at Caterpillar Inc., working as an inspector. He was a member of Spring River Baptist Church of Hardy; and was a former Volunteer Fireman for the Wirth Fire Department...
James Verlin Jones (03/17/05)
James Verlin Jones, 96, was born Aug. 25, 1908, to Ernest and Evoria Sears Jones in Wild Cherry, Ark. He died March 8, 2005, in Crosby, Mo. He was residing in Crosby where he had been cared for by his daughter, Doris, for the past six years. He married Eva Verna Dillinger Nov. ...
Lynwood Griswold (03/17/05)
Lynwood Griswold, 70 son of Ruth Elenore Morris Griswold and the late Charles C. Griswold, was born Sept. 29, 1934, in Flint, Mich. He died March 11, 2005, at his home in Ash Flat. He married Cathy Jean Carsten Jan. 3, 1959, at Flint, Mich. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather and an automotive inspector...
Catherine Russell (03/17/05)
Catherine Clarke Russell, 81, died March 10, 2005, at Hardy. Born June 8, 1923, at Hardy, Ark., she was the daughter of Edmund Stillman and Mary Rosalie Rudisaile Clarke. She was a member of the Saddle Baptist Church, the Fulton County Extension Homemakers, and the Nine Mike Ridge Auxiliary...
Nathan Alexander Fuller (03/17/05)
Jason and Kendra Fuller of Ash Flat have announced the birth of their son, Nathan Alexander Fuller, at 10:02 p.m. Feb. 22, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He weighed 8 pounds, 3.2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Carl and Lillian Fuller of Ash Flat, and Donna Gargus of Cherokee Village. Great-grandparents are Vera Goodman of Hardy, J.W. Mattox of Ash Flat, Dorothy Franz of Illinois, and Ira and Helen Yarbourgh of Tennessee...
Nathan Alexander Fuller (03/17/05)
Jason and Kendra Fuller of Ash Flat have announced the birth of their son, Nathan Alexander Fuller, at 10:02 p.m. Feb. 22, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He weighed 8 pounds, 3.2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Carl and Lillian Fuller of Ash Flat, and Donna Gargus of Cherokee Village. Great-grandparents are Vera Goodman of Hardy, J.W. Mattox of Ash Flat, Dorothy Franz of Illinois, and Ira and Helen Yarbourgh of Tennessee...
Highland awaits answer on money for resource officer (03/17/05)
The Highland School District continues to operate without a school resource officer, originally hoped to be in place by August 2004, and student drug use is continuing but declining, high school principal Don Carithers said. "It hasn't gone away, but it's not as present as it has been in the past," he said...
Mammoth Spring High School students participate in Young Voters Week activities (03/17/05)
Students from Mammoth Spring High School took part in Young Voters Week activities March 8 at the state Capitol. The annual workshop is sponsored by Secretary of State Charlie Daniels to help foster involvement in the elections process among the state's 18- to 25-year-olds...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/17/05)
On Feb. 20, 2005, Hunter S. Thompson put the barrel of a .45 revolver in his mouth and pulled the trigger. He had been suffering weeks of pain following a broken leg and hip replacement. Born in Louisville, Ky., in 1937, Thompson was one of the greatest writers to ever put meaningful words to paper. ...
Three injured in Salem wreck (03/17/05)
A Viola woman, her son and a Brockwell woman were injured in a two-vehicle wreck March 9 at the intersection of Highway 62 and Byron Road in Salem. According to the Salem Police Department, Amy J. Loosey, 15, was turning her 1994 Dodge Neon from the westbound turning lane at the Byron intersection on Highway 62 when a car driven by Jeannie Foster hit her in the passenger side...
Three injured in Salem wreck (03/17/05)
A Viola woman, her son and a Brockwell woman were injured in a two-vehicle wreck March 9 at the intersection of Highway 62 and Byron Road in Salem. According to the Salem Police Department, Amy J. Loosey, 15, was turning her 1994 Dodge Neon from the westbound turning lane at the Byron intersection on Highway 62 when a car driven by Jeannie Foster hit her in the passenger side...
Mammoth Spring High School students participate in Young Voters Week activities (03/17/05)
Students from Mammoth Spring High School took part in Young Voters Week activities March 8 at the state Capitol. The annual workshop is sponsored by Secretary of State Charlie Daniels to help foster involvement in the elections process among the state's 18- to 25-year-olds...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/17/05)
On Feb. 20, 2005, Hunter S. Thompson put the barrel of a .45 revolver in his mouth and pulled the trigger. He had been suffering weeks of pain following a broken leg and hip replacement. Born in Louisville, Ky., in 1937, Thompson was one of the greatest writers to ever put meaningful words to paper. ...
Three injured in Salem wreck (03/17/05)
A Viola woman, her son and a Brockwell woman were injured in a two-vehicle wreck March 9 at the intersection of Highway 62 and Byron Road in Salem. According to the Salem Police Department, Amy J. Loosey, 15, was turning her 1994 Dodge Neon from the westbound turning lane at the Byron intersection on Highway 62 when a car driven by Jeannie Foster hit her in the passenger side...
Mammoth Spring High School students participate in Young Voters Week activities (03/17/05)
Students from Mammoth Spring High School took part in Young Voters Week activities March 8 at the state Capitol. The annual workshop is sponsored by Secretary of State Charlie Daniels to help foster involvement in the elections process among the state's 18- to 25-year-olds...
Mammoth Spring High School students participate in Young Voters Week activities (03/17/05)
Students from Mammoth Spring High School took part in Young Voters Week activities March 8 at the state Capitol. The annual workshop is sponsored by Secretary of State Charlie Daniels to help foster involvement in the elections process among the state's 18- to 25-year-olds...
Highland awaits answer on money for resource officer (03/17/05)
The Highland School District continues to operate without a school resource officer, originally hoped to be in place by August 2004, and student drug use is continuing but declining, high school principal Don Carithers said. "It hasn't gone away, but it's not as present as it has been in the past," he said...
Three injured in Salem wreck (03/17/05)
A Viola woman, her son and a Brockwell woman were injured in a two-vehicle wreck March 9 at the intersection of Highway 62 and Byron Road in Salem. According to the Salem Police Department, Amy J. Loosey, 15, was turning her 1994 Dodge Neon from the westbound turning lane at the Byron intersection on Highway 62 when a car driven by Jeannie Foster hit her in the passenger side...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/17/05)
On Feb. 20, 2005, Hunter S. Thompson put the barrel of a .45 revolver in his mouth and pulled the trigger. He had been suffering weeks of pain following a broken leg and hip replacement. Born in Louisville, Ky., in 1937, Thompson was one of the greatest writers to ever put meaningful words to paper. ...
Highland awaits answer on money for resource officer (03/17/05)
The Highland School District continues to operate without a school resource officer, originally hoped to be in place by August 2004, and student drug use is continuing but declining, high school principal Don Carithers said. "It hasn't gone away, but it's not as present as it has been in the past," he said...
Highland awaits answer on money for resource officer (03/17/05)
The Highland School District continues to operate without a school resource officer, originally hoped to be in place by August 2004, and student drug use is continuing but declining, high school principal Don Carithers said. "It hasn't gone away, but it's not as present as it has been in the past," he said...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/17/05)
On Feb. 20, 2005, Hunter S. Thompson put the barrel of a .45 revolver in his mouth and pulled the trigger. He had been suffering weeks of pain following a broken leg and hip replacement. Born in Louisville, Ky., in 1937, Thompson was one of the greatest writers to ever put meaningful words to paper. ...