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Stories from Thursday, May 26, 2005

Female inmate escapes from Sharp County (05/26/05)
Working on a tip from a local resident, Sharp County authorities captured a Cherokee Village woman who had escaped from the Sharp County jail May 22, calling off a manhunt that lasted nearly 10 hours. Jennifer Lynn Englebrecht, 19, was apprehended by Ash Flat police officer Bobby Woods just before midnight May 22...
Felony charges filed (05/26/05)
Two Izard County men and an Arizona man are facing multiple felony theft and burglary charges after a break-in May 20 at an Oxford home. According to the Izard County Sheriff's Department, Dustin Michael Baird, 18, of Melbourne, Joshua Shane Dockins, 19, of Oxford and Jason Tyrone Woods of Chandler, Ariz., stole $8,000 worth of electronics equipment from the house...
Ash Flat opts out of animal control effort (05/26/05)
The Quad Cities are not united in everything.At the May 16 Ash Flat council meeting the council voted 4-1 not to participate in a committee established to provide areawide animal control. Alderman Cindy Asher cast the lone vote in favor of the unified animal control measure...
News In Brief (05/26/05)
Fulton County, Salem's annual Homecoming festivities will be May 27 and 28, with activities on the Salem Courthouse Square. The event will include a street dance, parade, booths, concessions and children's games. *****Izard County...
Felony charges filed (05/26/05)
Two Izard County men and an Arizona man are facing multiple felony theft and burglary charges after a break-in May 20 at an Oxford home. According to the Izard County Sheriff's Department, Dustin Michael Baird, 18, of Melbourne, Joshua Shane Dockins, 19, of Oxford and Jason Tyrone Woods of Chandler, Ariz., stole $8,000 worth of electronics equipment from the house...
Former HB mayor Chuck Mowder dies in Illinois (05/26/05)
Horseshoe Bend residents are mourning the loss of former mayor Charles R. "Bud" Mowder who died May 11 in Havana, Ill., from natural causes. "He was great to work with," said Horseshoe Bend Recorder/Treasurer Sally Prohl. "He had Horseshoe Bend in his heart."...
Hutchinson seeks job as Arkansas' next governor (05/26/05)
One week after Islamic terrorists executed the 9-1-1 attacks, then Attorney General John Ashcroft had a stern message for a group of upper level government officials, including one from Arkansas, in Washington, D.C."Gentlemen, the president of the United States has just told me that we must never let this happen to the American people again," Ashcroft said. "This is a burden I thought I would share with the rest of you."...
FC traffic stop leads to drug charges (05/26/05)
A Fulton County man was charged with two drug offenses May 15 after a traffic stop on north Highway 223 near Viola.Larry G. Keener, 48, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, a class C felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, a class C felony...
Camp Fundraiser (05/26/05)
CAMP FUND-RAISER: Salem School District junior and senior cheerleading squads wash cars in the parking lot of Salem Dairy Queen May 20 to raise funds for cheerleading camp and new uniforms. The cheerleaders, taking advantage of one of the first days of summer break, had raised $400 by mid afternoon...
Shadow of the Past (05/26/05)
A Ford Model T stands in the parking lot of Dairy Queen in Salem May 20. The car was one of 50 that toured from Mountain Home through Hardy and Salem. Photo/Cox
50th anniversary celebration to feature family collection (05/26/05)
THAYER -- The Bill and Carlene Williams residence on Caroline Street in Thayer looks like a typical family home in Thayer. That is until you step from the sunroom to two full rooms of what Carlene affectionately calls "stuff." "One man's trash is another man's treasure," says Carlene. She and her husband Bill have on display, in two rooms of their home, at least three, possibly more, generations of two joined families hers, the Youngs, and his, the Williamses...
Board to consider drug testing (05/26/05)
THAYER -- Students in grades 7-12 in the Thayer School District who will be participating in extracurricular and co-curricular activities may be subject to random drug testing starting next school year. Thayer High School Principal Kevin Hedden said the Thayer School Board will vote on the issue at the June school board meeting...
News in Brief (05/26/05)
The Charles Burkett American Legion Post 344 of Thayer will hold a "Dedication to all Veterans" ceremony May 28 at 11 a.m. at the south gate to the Thayer Cemetery. According to Post Commander Don Smith, several events are scheduled for the day, including a performance by bagpiper Dwayne Dunlap. Smith said a firing squad composed of the post honor guard and a bugler playing Taps will also be at the ceremony...
New park station pays tribute to George D. Hay (05/26/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A new interpretive station has been added to the Spring Lake Trail at Mammoth Spring State Park. The George D. Hay Foundation asked park officials if something could be constructed or added to the state park to show appreciation for Hay and the Mammoth Spring area for their contribution to the formation of the Grand Ole Opry...
Sheriff's Department opens outpost (05/26/05)
The Izard County Sheriff's Department opened a new sub-station at the Crestview Terrace apartment complex May 20 in Calico Rock. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said the new outpost will give the sheriff's office a greater presence in the area."If you look at the county in geographical terms there are three population centers -- Melbourne, Horseshoe Bend and Calico Rock," Lawrence said. "Of the three, Calico Rock was the only one without a permanent law enforcement presence."...
Janie Del McGibney (05/26/05)
Janie Del McGibney, 89, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 10, 1915, in Oregon County, Mo., and died May 14, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. On June 13, 1999, Jane and Erman McGibney celebrated 60 years of marriage. She was a charter member of Alton Church of Christ and was active in Alton VFW Ladies Auxiliary...
Shadow of the Past (05/26/05)
A Ford Model T stands in the parking lot of Dairy Queen in Salem May 20. The car was one of 50 that toured from Mountain Home through Hardy and Salem. Photo/Cox
News In Brief (05/26/05)
Fulton County, Salem's annual Homecoming festivities will be May 27 and 28, with activities on the Salem Courthouse Square. The event will include a street dance, parade, booths, concessions and children's games. *****Izard County...
Janie Del McGibney (05/26/05)
Janie Del McGibney, 89, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 10, 1915, in Oregon County, Mo., and died May 14, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. On June 13, 1999, Jane and Erman McGibney celebrated 60 years of marriage. She was a charter member of Alton Church of Christ and was active in Alton VFW Ladies Auxiliary...
Female inmate escapes from Sharp County (05/26/05)
Working on a tip from a local resident, Sharp County authorities captured a Cherokee Village woman who had escaped from the Sharp County jail May 22, calling off a manhunt that lasted nearly 10 hours. Jennifer Lynn Englebrecht, 19, was apprehended by Ash Flat police officer Bobby Woods just before midnight May 22...
Ash Flat opts out of animal control effort (05/26/05)
The Quad Cities are not united in everything.At the May 16 Ash Flat council meeting the council voted 4-1 not to participate in a committee established to provide areawide animal control. Alderman Cindy Asher cast the lone vote in favor of the unified animal control measure...
News in Brief (05/26/05)
The Charles Burkett American Legion Post 344 of Thayer will hold a "Dedication to all Veterans" ceremony May 28 at 11 a.m. at the south gate to the Thayer Cemetery. According to Post Commander Don Smith, several events are scheduled for the day, including a performance by bagpiper Dwayne Dunlap. Smith said a firing squad composed of the post honor guard and a bugler playing Taps will also be at the ceremony...
New park station pays tribute to George D. Hay (05/26/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A new interpretive station has been added to the Spring Lake Trail at Mammoth Spring State Park. The George D. Hay Foundation asked park officials if something could be constructed or added to the state park to show appreciation for Hay and the Mammoth Spring area for their contribution to the formation of the Grand Ole Opry...
50th anniversary celebration to feature family collection (05/26/05)
THAYER -- The Bill and Carlene Williams residence on Caroline Street in Thayer looks like a typical family home in Thayer. That is until you step from the sunroom to two full rooms of what Carlene affectionately calls "stuff." "One man's trash is another man's treasure," says Carlene. She and her husband Bill have on display, in two rooms of their home, at least three, possibly more, generations of two joined families hers, the Youngs, and his, the Williamses...
Board to consider drug testing (05/26/05)
THAYER -- Students in grades 7-12 in the Thayer School District who will be participating in extracurricular and co-curricular activities may be subject to random drug testing starting next school year. Thayer High School Principal Kevin Hedden said the Thayer School Board will vote on the issue at the June school board meeting...
Hutchinson seeks job as Arkansas' next governor (05/26/05)
One week after Islamic terrorists executed the 9-1-1 attacks, then Attorney General John Ashcroft had a stern message for a group of upper level government officials, including one from Arkansas, in Washington, D.C."Gentlemen, the president of the United States has just told me that we must never let this happen to the American people again," Ashcroft said. "This is a burden I thought I would share with the rest of you."...
FC traffic stop leads to drug charges (05/26/05)
A Fulton County man was charged with two drug offenses May 15 after a traffic stop on north Highway 223 near Viola.Larry G. Keener, 48, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, a class C felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, a class C felony...
Sheriff's Department opens outpost (05/26/05)
The Izard County Sheriff's Department opened a new sub-station at the Crestview Terrace apartment complex May 20 in Calico Rock. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said the new outpost will give the sheriff's office a greater presence in the area."If you look at the county in geographical terms there are three population centers -- Melbourne, Horseshoe Bend and Calico Rock," Lawrence said. "Of the three, Calico Rock was the only one without a permanent law enforcement presence."...
Former HB mayor Chuck Mowder dies in Illinois (05/26/05)
Horseshoe Bend residents are mourning the loss of former mayor Charles R. "Bud" Mowder who died May 11 in Havana, Ill., from natural causes. "He was great to work with," said Horseshoe Bend Recorder/Treasurer Sally Prohl. "He had Horseshoe Bend in his heart."...
Camp Fundraiser (05/26/05)
CAMP FUND-RAISER: Salem School District junior and senior cheerleading squads wash cars in the parking lot of Salem Dairy Queen May 20 to raise funds for cheerleading camp and new uniforms. The cheerleaders, taking advantage of one of the first days of summer break, had raised $400 by mid afternoon...
FC traffic stop leads to drug charges (05/26/05)
A Fulton County man was charged with two drug offenses May 15 after a traffic stop on north Highway 223 near Viola.Larry G. Keener, 48, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, a class C felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, a class C felony...
Female inmate escapes from Sharp County (05/26/05)
Working on a tip from a local resident, Sharp County authorities captured a Cherokee Village woman who had escaped from the Sharp County jail May 22, calling off a manhunt that lasted nearly 10 hours. Jennifer Lynn Englebrecht, 19, was apprehended by Ash Flat police officer Bobby Woods just before midnight May 22...
News In Brief (05/26/05)
Fulton County, Salem's annual Homecoming festivities will be May 27 and 28, with activities on the Salem Courthouse Square. The event will include a street dance, parade, booths, concessions and children's games. *****Izard County...
50th anniversary celebration to feature family collection (05/26/05)
THAYER -- The Bill and Carlene Williams residence on Caroline Street in Thayer looks like a typical family home in Thayer. That is until you step from the sunroom to two full rooms of what Carlene affectionately calls "stuff." "One man's trash is another man's treasure," says Carlene. She and her husband Bill have on display, in two rooms of their home, at least three, possibly more, generations of two joined families hers, the Youngs, and his, the Williamses...
Board to consider drug testing (05/26/05)
THAYER -- Students in grades 7-12 in the Thayer School District who will be participating in extracurricular and co-curricular activities may be subject to random drug testing starting next school year. Thayer High School Principal Kevin Hedden said the Thayer School Board will vote on the issue at the June school board meeting...
Felony charges filed (05/26/05)
Two Izard County men and an Arizona man are facing multiple felony theft and burglary charges after a break-in May 20 at an Oxford home. According to the Izard County Sheriff's Department, Dustin Michael Baird, 18, of Melbourne, Joshua Shane Dockins, 19, of Oxford and Jason Tyrone Woods of Chandler, Ariz., stole $8,000 worth of electronics equipment from the house...
Hutchinson seeks job as Arkansas' next governor (05/26/05)
One week after Islamic terrorists executed the 9-1-1 attacks, then Attorney General John Ashcroft had a stern message for a group of upper level government officials, including one from Arkansas, in Washington, D.C."Gentlemen, the president of the United States has just told me that we must never let this happen to the American people again," Ashcroft said. "This is a burden I thought I would share with the rest of you."...
News in Brief (05/26/05)
The Charles Burkett American Legion Post 344 of Thayer will hold a "Dedication to all Veterans" ceremony May 28 at 11 a.m. at the south gate to the Thayer Cemetery. According to Post Commander Don Smith, several events are scheduled for the day, including a performance by bagpiper Dwayne Dunlap. Smith said a firing squad composed of the post honor guard and a bugler playing Taps will also be at the ceremony...
New park station pays tribute to George D. Hay (05/26/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A new interpretive station has been added to the Spring Lake Trail at Mammoth Spring State Park. The George D. Hay Foundation asked park officials if something could be constructed or added to the state park to show appreciation for Hay and the Mammoth Spring area for their contribution to the formation of the Grand Ole Opry...
Sheriff's Department opens outpost (05/26/05)
The Izard County Sheriff's Department opened a new sub-station at the Crestview Terrace apartment complex May 20 in Calico Rock. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said the new outpost will give the sheriff's office a greater presence in the area."If you look at the county in geographical terms there are three population centers -- Melbourne, Horseshoe Bend and Calico Rock," Lawrence said. "Of the three, Calico Rock was the only one without a permanent law enforcement presence."...
Shadow of the Past (05/26/05)
A Ford Model T stands in the parking lot of Dairy Queen in Salem May 20. The car was one of 50 that toured from Mountain Home through Hardy and Salem. Photo/Cox
Former HB mayor Chuck Mowder dies in Illinois (05/26/05)
Horseshoe Bend residents are mourning the loss of former mayor Charles R. "Bud" Mowder who died May 11 in Havana, Ill., from natural causes. "He was great to work with," said Horseshoe Bend Recorder/Treasurer Sally Prohl. "He had Horseshoe Bend in his heart."...
Camp Fundraiser (05/26/05)
CAMP FUND-RAISER: Salem School District junior and senior cheerleading squads wash cars in the parking lot of Salem Dairy Queen May 20 to raise funds for cheerleading camp and new uniforms. The cheerleaders, taking advantage of one of the first days of summer break, had raised $400 by mid afternoon...
Ash Flat opts out of animal control effort (05/26/05)
The Quad Cities are not united in everything.At the May 16 Ash Flat council meeting the council voted 4-1 not to participate in a committee established to provide areawide animal control. Alderman Cindy Asher cast the lone vote in favor of the unified animal control measure...
Janie Del McGibney (05/26/05)
Janie Del McGibney, 89, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 10, 1915, in Oregon County, Mo., and died May 14, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. On June 13, 1999, Jane and Erman McGibney celebrated 60 years of marriage. She was a charter member of Alton Church of Christ and was active in Alton VFW Ladies Auxiliary...
Felony charges filed (05/26/05)
Two Izard County men and an Arizona man are facing multiple felony theft and burglary charges after a break-in May 20 at an Oxford home. According to the Izard County Sheriff's Department, Dustin Michael Baird, 18, of Melbourne, Joshua Shane Dockins, 19, of Oxford and Jason Tyrone Woods of Chandler, Ariz., stole $8,000 worth of electronics equipment from the house...
Hutchinson seeks job as Arkansas' next governor (05/26/05)
One week after Islamic terrorists executed the 9-1-1 attacks, then Attorney General John Ashcroft had a stern message for a group of upper level government officials, including one from Arkansas, in Washington, D.C."Gentlemen, the president of the United States has just told me that we must never let this happen to the American people again," Ashcroft said. "This is a burden I thought I would share with the rest of you."...
Female inmate escapes from Sharp County (05/26/05)
Working on a tip from a local resident, Sharp County authorities captured a Cherokee Village woman who had escaped from the Sharp County jail May 22, calling off a manhunt that lasted nearly 10 hours. Jennifer Lynn Englebrecht, 19, was apprehended by Ash Flat police officer Bobby Woods just before midnight May 22...
Ash Flat opts out of animal control effort (05/26/05)
The Quad Cities are not united in everything.At the May 16 Ash Flat council meeting the council voted 4-1 not to participate in a committee established to provide areawide animal control. Alderman Cindy Asher cast the lone vote in favor of the unified animal control measure...
News In Brief (05/26/05)
Fulton County, Salem's annual Homecoming festivities will be May 27 and 28, with activities on the Salem Courthouse Square. The event will include a street dance, parade, booths, concessions and children's games. *****Izard County...
Former HB mayor Chuck Mowder dies in Illinois (05/26/05)
Horseshoe Bend residents are mourning the loss of former mayor Charles R. "Bud" Mowder who died May 11 in Havana, Ill., from natural causes. "He was great to work with," said Horseshoe Bend Recorder/Treasurer Sally Prohl. "He had Horseshoe Bend in his heart."...
Felony charges filed (05/26/05)
Two Izard County men and an Arizona man are facing multiple felony theft and burglary charges after a break-in May 20 at an Oxford home. According to the Izard County Sheriff's Department, Dustin Michael Baird, 18, of Melbourne, Joshua Shane Dockins, 19, of Oxford and Jason Tyrone Woods of Chandler, Ariz., stole $8,000 worth of electronics equipment from the house...
News In Brief (05/26/05)
Fulton County, Salem's annual Homecoming festivities will be May 27 and 28, with activities on the Salem Courthouse Square. The event will include a street dance, parade, booths, concessions and children's games. *****Izard County...
Ash Flat opts out of animal control effort (05/26/05)
The Quad Cities are not united in everything.At the May 16 Ash Flat council meeting the council voted 4-1 not to participate in a committee established to provide areawide animal control. Alderman Cindy Asher cast the lone vote in favor of the unified animal control measure...
FC traffic stop leads to drug charges (05/26/05)
A Fulton County man was charged with two drug offenses May 15 after a traffic stop on north Highway 223 near Viola.Larry G. Keener, 48, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, a class C felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, a class C felony...
Camp Fundraiser (05/26/05)
CAMP FUND-RAISER: Salem School District junior and senior cheerleading squads wash cars in the parking lot of Salem Dairy Queen May 20 to raise funds for cheerleading camp and new uniforms. The cheerleaders, taking advantage of one of the first days of summer break, had raised $400 by mid afternoon...
Sheriff's Department opens outpost (05/26/05)
The Izard County Sheriff's Department opened a new sub-station at the Crestview Terrace apartment complex May 20 in Calico Rock. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said the new outpost will give the sheriff's office a greater presence in the area."If you look at the county in geographical terms there are three population centers -- Melbourne, Horseshoe Bend and Calico Rock," Lawrence said. "Of the three, Calico Rock was the only one without a permanent law enforcement presence."...
Janie Del McGibney (05/26/05)
Janie Del McGibney, 89, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 10, 1915, in Oregon County, Mo., and died May 14, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. On June 13, 1999, Jane and Erman McGibney celebrated 60 years of marriage. She was a charter member of Alton Church of Christ and was active in Alton VFW Ladies Auxiliary...
Janie Del McGibney (05/26/05)
Janie Del McGibney, 89, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 10, 1915, in Oregon County, Mo., and died May 14, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. On June 13, 1999, Jane and Erman McGibney celebrated 60 years of marriage. She was a charter member of Alton Church of Christ and was active in Alton VFW Ladies Auxiliary...
Shadow of the Past (05/26/05)
A Ford Model T stands in the parking lot of Dairy Queen in Salem May 20. The car was one of 50 that toured from Mountain Home through Hardy and Salem. Photo/Cox
50th anniversary celebration to feature family collection (05/26/05)
THAYER -- The Bill and Carlene Williams residence on Caroline Street in Thayer looks like a typical family home in Thayer. That is until you step from the sunroom to two full rooms of what Carlene affectionately calls "stuff." "One man's trash is another man's treasure," says Carlene. She and her husband Bill have on display, in two rooms of their home, at least three, possibly more, generations of two joined families hers, the Youngs, and his, the Williamses...
Board to consider drug testing (05/26/05)
THAYER -- Students in grades 7-12 in the Thayer School District who will be participating in extracurricular and co-curricular activities may be subject to random drug testing starting next school year. Thayer High School Principal Kevin Hedden said the Thayer School Board will vote on the issue at the June school board meeting...
New park station pays tribute to George D. Hay (05/26/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A new interpretive station has been added to the Spring Lake Trail at Mammoth Spring State Park. The George D. Hay Foundation asked park officials if something could be constructed or added to the state park to show appreciation for Hay and the Mammoth Spring area for their contribution to the formation of the Grand Ole Opry...
News in Brief (05/26/05)
The Charles Burkett American Legion Post 344 of Thayer will hold a "Dedication to all Veterans" ceremony May 28 at 11 a.m. at the south gate to the Thayer Cemetery. According to Post Commander Don Smith, several events are scheduled for the day, including a performance by bagpiper Dwayne Dunlap. Smith said a firing squad composed of the post honor guard and a bugler playing Taps will also be at the ceremony...
Female inmate escapes from Sharp County (05/26/05)
Working on a tip from a local resident, Sharp County authorities captured a Cherokee Village woman who had escaped from the Sharp County jail May 22, calling off a manhunt that lasted nearly 10 hours. Jennifer Lynn Englebrecht, 19, was apprehended by Ash Flat police officer Bobby Woods just before midnight May 22...
News in Brief (05/26/05)
The Charles Burkett American Legion Post 344 of Thayer will hold a "Dedication to all Veterans" ceremony May 28 at 11 a.m. at the south gate to the Thayer Cemetery. According to Post Commander Don Smith, several events are scheduled for the day, including a performance by bagpiper Dwayne Dunlap. Smith said a firing squad composed of the post honor guard and a bugler playing Taps will also be at the ceremony...
New park station pays tribute to George D. Hay (05/26/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A new interpretive station has been added to the Spring Lake Trail at Mammoth Spring State Park. The George D. Hay Foundation asked park officials if something could be constructed or added to the state park to show appreciation for Hay and the Mammoth Spring area for their contribution to the formation of the Grand Ole Opry...
Former HB mayor Chuck Mowder dies in Illinois (05/26/05)
Horseshoe Bend residents are mourning the loss of former mayor Charles R. "Bud" Mowder who died May 11 in Havana, Ill., from natural causes. "He was great to work with," said Horseshoe Bend Recorder/Treasurer Sally Prohl. "He had Horseshoe Bend in his heart."...
Hutchinson seeks job as Arkansas' next governor (05/26/05)
One week after Islamic terrorists executed the 9-1-1 attacks, then Attorney General John Ashcroft had a stern message for a group of upper level government officials, including one from Arkansas, in Washington, D.C."Gentlemen, the president of the United States has just told me that we must never let this happen to the American people again," Ashcroft said. "This is a burden I thought I would share with the rest of you."...
FC traffic stop leads to drug charges (05/26/05)
A Fulton County man was charged with two drug offenses May 15 after a traffic stop on north Highway 223 near Viola.Larry G. Keener, 48, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, a class C felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, a class C felony...
Camp Fundraiser (05/26/05)
CAMP FUND-RAISER: Salem School District junior and senior cheerleading squads wash cars in the parking lot of Salem Dairy Queen May 20 to raise funds for cheerleading camp and new uniforms. The cheerleaders, taking advantage of one of the first days of summer break, had raised $400 by mid afternoon...
Sheriff's Department opens outpost (05/26/05)
The Izard County Sheriff's Department opened a new sub-station at the Crestview Terrace apartment complex May 20 in Calico Rock. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said the new outpost will give the sheriff's office a greater presence in the area."If you look at the county in geographical terms there are three population centers -- Melbourne, Horseshoe Bend and Calico Rock," Lawrence said. "Of the three, Calico Rock was the only one without a permanent law enforcement presence."...
Board to consider drug testing (05/26/05)
THAYER -- Students in grades 7-12 in the Thayer School District who will be participating in extracurricular and co-curricular activities may be subject to random drug testing starting next school year. Thayer High School Principal Kevin Hedden said the Thayer School Board will vote on the issue at the June school board meeting...
50th anniversary celebration to feature family collection (05/26/05)
THAYER -- The Bill and Carlene Williams residence on Caroline Street in Thayer looks like a typical family home in Thayer. That is until you step from the sunroom to two full rooms of what Carlene affectionately calls "stuff." "One man's trash is another man's treasure," says Carlene. She and her husband Bill have on display, in two rooms of their home, at least three, possibly more, generations of two joined families hers, the Youngs, and his, the Williamses...
Shadow of the Past (05/26/05)
A Ford Model T stands in the parking lot of Dairy Queen in Salem May 20. The car was one of 50 that toured from Mountain Home through Hardy and Salem. Photo/Cox
Hutchinson seeks job as Arkansas' next governor (05/26/05)
One week after Islamic terrorists executed the 9-1-1 attacks, then Attorney General John Ashcroft had a stern message for a group of upper level government officials, including one from Arkansas, in Washington, D.C."Gentlemen, the president of the United States has just told me that we must never let this happen to the American people again," Ashcroft said. "This is a burden I thought I would share with the rest of you."...
Camp Fundraiser (05/26/05)
CAMP FUND-RAISER: Salem School District junior and senior cheerleading squads wash cars in the parking lot of Salem Dairy Queen May 20 to raise funds for cheerleading camp and new uniforms. The cheerleaders, taking advantage of one of the first days of summer break, had raised $400 by mid afternoon...
Former HB mayor Chuck Mowder dies in Illinois (05/26/05)
Horseshoe Bend residents are mourning the loss of former mayor Charles R. "Bud" Mowder who died May 11 in Havana, Ill., from natural causes. "He was great to work with," said Horseshoe Bend Recorder/Treasurer Sally Prohl. "He had Horseshoe Bend in his heart."...
FC traffic stop leads to drug charges (05/26/05)
A Fulton County man was charged with two drug offenses May 15 after a traffic stop on north Highway 223 near Viola.Larry G. Keener, 48, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, a class C felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, a class C felony...
50th anniversary celebration to feature family collection (05/26/05)
THAYER -- The Bill and Carlene Williams residence on Caroline Street in Thayer looks like a typical family home in Thayer. That is until you step from the sunroom to two full rooms of what Carlene affectionately calls "stuff." "One man's trash is another man's treasure," says Carlene. She and her husband Bill have on display, in two rooms of their home, at least three, possibly more, generations of two joined families hers, the Youngs, and his, the Williamses...
New park station pays tribute to George D. Hay (05/26/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A new interpretive station has been added to the Spring Lake Trail at Mammoth Spring State Park. The George D. Hay Foundation asked park officials if something could be constructed or added to the state park to show appreciation for Hay and the Mammoth Spring area for their contribution to the formation of the Grand Ole Opry...
Shadow of the Past (05/26/05)
A Ford Model T stands in the parking lot of Dairy Queen in Salem May 20. The car was one of 50 that toured from Mountain Home through Hardy and Salem. Photo/Cox
Board to consider drug testing (05/26/05)
THAYER -- Students in grades 7-12 in the Thayer School District who will be participating in extracurricular and co-curricular activities may be subject to random drug testing starting next school year. Thayer High School Principal Kevin Hedden said the Thayer School Board will vote on the issue at the June school board meeting...
News in Brief (05/26/05)
The Charles Burkett American Legion Post 344 of Thayer will hold a "Dedication to all Veterans" ceremony May 28 at 11 a.m. at the south gate to the Thayer Cemetery. According to Post Commander Don Smith, several events are scheduled for the day, including a performance by bagpiper Dwayne Dunlap. Smith said a firing squad composed of the post honor guard and a bugler playing Taps will also be at the ceremony...
Female inmate escapes from Sharp County (05/26/05)
Working on a tip from a local resident, Sharp County authorities captured a Cherokee Village woman who had escaped from the Sharp County jail May 22, calling off a manhunt that lasted nearly 10 hours. Jennifer Lynn Englebrecht, 19, was apprehended by Ash Flat police officer Bobby Woods just before midnight May 22...
Janie Del McGibney (05/26/05)
Janie Del McGibney, 89, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 10, 1915, in Oregon County, Mo., and died May 14, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. On June 13, 1999, Jane and Erman McGibney celebrated 60 years of marriage. She was a charter member of Alton Church of Christ and was active in Alton VFW Ladies Auxiliary...
Ash Flat opts out of animal control effort (05/26/05)
The Quad Cities are not united in everything.At the May 16 Ash Flat council meeting the council voted 4-1 not to participate in a committee established to provide areawide animal control. Alderman Cindy Asher cast the lone vote in favor of the unified animal control measure...
News In Brief (05/26/05)
Fulton County, Salem's annual Homecoming festivities will be May 27 and 28, with activities on the Salem Courthouse Square. The event will include a street dance, parade, booths, concessions and children's games. *****Izard County...
Felony charges filed (05/26/05)
Two Izard County men and an Arizona man are facing multiple felony theft and burglary charges after a break-in May 20 at an Oxford home. According to the Izard County Sheriff's Department, Dustin Michael Baird, 18, of Melbourne, Joshua Shane Dockins, 19, of Oxford and Jason Tyrone Woods of Chandler, Ariz., stole $8,000 worth of electronics equipment from the house...
Sheriff's Department opens outpost (05/26/05)
The Izard County Sheriff's Department opened a new sub-station at the Crestview Terrace apartment complex May 20 in Calico Rock. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said the new outpost will give the sheriff's office a greater presence in the area."If you look at the county in geographical terms there are three population centers -- Melbourne, Horseshoe Bend and Calico Rock," Lawrence said. "Of the three, Calico Rock was the only one without a permanent law enforcement presence."...
Martin mashes Thayer to tourney title (05/26/05)
They were tell-tale signs. The look of desperation in the eyes of the opposing pitcher as he worked the ball nervously back-and-forth between his sweaty palms. The way the fans of the home team pushed closer to the edge of their seats with a sense of anticipation...
2005 Show-Me 100 shaping up to be biggest ever (05/26/05)
With the days of May starting to wind down, the start of the 13th Annual O'Reilly Auto Parts Show-Me 100 at West Plains Motor Speedway is now only a week away. Super Late Model competitors from all corners of the country will be converging on Don and Billie Gibson's 3/8-mile, red clay oval track located in West Plains to try to add their names to a very elite list. The 2005 edition of the event will pay an earth-shattering $39,000 to win and $3,900 just to start the 100-lap affair...
Viola, Salem dominate 2AA-North All-Conference diamond squads (05/26/05)
Players from Viola and Salem headlined the 2AA-North All-Conference teams that were selected for softball and baseball last week, with the two schools each landing nine players on the squads, enough to field a team and take to the diamond. The Viola Lady Longhorns, quarterfinalists in the Class AA State Tournament, saw Lindsey Barker, Kyla Batterton, Jaime Dailey and Leslie Taylor make the All-Conference team. ...
Bobcat golfers finish third (05/26/05)
Another year, another top-four finish in Class 1 golf for the Thayer Bobcats. The Bobcats wrapped up a productive 2005 season by coming in with a third-place showing in the Class 1 State Golf Championship at Island Green Golf Club in Republic May 16 and 17...
Hog Calls (05/26/05)
FAYETTEVILLE -- With its momentum stuck in reverse, Arkansas backed into the SEC Tournament Sunday. Ole Miss, tying LSU for the SEC West championship at 18-11, beat the Razorbacks 9-1 Sunday, completing a three-game sweep at Baum Stadium following 5-3 and 10-2 Friday and Saturday victories...
Viola, Salem dominate 2AA-North All-Conference diamond squads (05/26/05)
Players from Viola and Salem headlined the 2AA-North All-Conference teams that were selected for softball and baseball last week, with the two schools each landing nine players on the squads, enough to field a team and take to the diamond. The Viola Lady Longhorns, quarterfinalists in the Class AA State Tournament, saw Lindsey Barker, Kyla Batterton, Jaime Dailey and Leslie Taylor make the All-Conference team. ...
Martin mashes Thayer to tourney title (05/26/05)
They were tell-tale signs. The look of desperation in the eyes of the opposing pitcher as he worked the ball nervously back-and-forth between his sweaty palms. The way the fans of the home team pushed closer to the edge of their seats with a sense of anticipation...
Bobcat golfers finish third (05/26/05)
Another year, another top-four finish in Class 1 golf for the Thayer Bobcats. The Bobcats wrapped up a productive 2005 season by coming in with a third-place showing in the Class 1 State Golf Championship at Island Green Golf Club in Republic May 16 and 17...
Viola, Salem dominate 2AA-North All-Conference diamond squads (05/26/05)
Players from Viola and Salem headlined the 2AA-North All-Conference teams that were selected for softball and baseball last week, with the two schools each landing nine players on the squads, enough to field a team and take to the diamond. The Viola Lady Longhorns, quarterfinalists in the Class AA State Tournament, saw Lindsey Barker, Kyla Batterton, Jaime Dailey and Leslie Taylor make the All-Conference team. ...
Bobcat golfers finish third (05/26/05)
Another year, another top-four finish in Class 1 golf for the Thayer Bobcats. The Bobcats wrapped up a productive 2005 season by coming in with a third-place showing in the Class 1 State Golf Championship at Island Green Golf Club in Republic May 16 and 17...