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Stories from Thursday, June 30, 2005

Ozarka classes to be held at Fulton Hospital (06/30/05)
Ozarka College in Melbourne and Fulton County Hospital in Salem entered into an agreement last week to offer college courses at the hospital next year. Gary Phillips, Ozarka College Foundation board member, said the college will offer three classes in the spring of 2006...
"Della and Company" on exhibit in Thayer gallery (06/30/05)
THAYER -- A new exhibit opened June 15 at the Chestnut Hill Gallery in downtown Thayer. It is titled Della and Company. It features art work by Della Helt of Mammoth Spring and her students. Also featured will be the work of Marjorie Jane Todd and her author husband, Doug Todd from Warm Springs, Ark...
Fireworks shows still on, despite burn ban (06/30/05)
A thunderstorm that dropped nearly one inch of rain in parts of Fulton County June 27 was a welcome relief to a county suffering from record-setting drought conditions throughout the spring and early summer. Despite the deluge of rain, a burn ban is still in effect, said Fulton County Judge Charles Willett...
Teen charged in shooting (06/30/05)
WEST PLAINS -- A Koshkonong teen-ager has been charged with assault after allegedly shooting another Koshkonong teen-ager in the chest June 20. David Cottengim, 19, remains in the Howell County Jail with bond set at $50,000. Cottengim allegedly shot Stephen Patrick Davis, 16, in the chest with a Ruger .22-caliber revolver. The incident took place in the parking lot of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, located at 2400 McFarland Drive in West Plains at 4:55 p.m...
Myrtle cowboy to compete in nationals (06/30/05)
NINTH PLACE: Myrtle cowboy Adam Combs placed ninth in the state in team roping at the state competition held in Columbia this month. He will compete with 40 other Missouri high school cowboys in national competition next month in Wyoming. MYRTLE -- Rodeo is the way of life for Adam Combs from Myrtle. Combs has competed for the past four years in the Missouri High School Rodeo Association...
Stevens retires from Mammoth Spring Schools (06/30/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- After nearly 40 years of serving in public education, Mammoth Spring Elementary Principal Ruth Stevens is cleaning her erasers. Stevens is a 1962 graduate of Couch High School. She attended the University of Missouri at Columbia and received a double major in elementary and business education in 1966...
Four in same family face charges in auto theft (06/30/05)
A joy ride from Horseshoe Bend to Kansas City Mo., in a stolen vehicle June 21 may result in jail time for a Horseshoe Bend man, his father, son and brother. Terry Barnes, 40, has been charged with theft of property, auto, a class C felony: and one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a class A misdemeanor...
Unwanted guests land in newcomer's yard (06/30/05)
A Fulton County woman was horrified to find human remains in a pile of trash dumped on her property June 6. Mary Wilkins was pulling out of her driveway when she decided to sift through the trash hoping to find a clue as to who left the mess in her yard...
Thayer residents need to conserve water (06/30/05)
THAYER -- Thayer residents will need to conserve water for a week or possibly longer, said Thayer Utilities Superintendent Gary Barton. This is due to the main city well pump being out of order. In a special called meeting June 27, the Thayer City Council voted unanimously to approve the costs for pulling city well No. 5 and getting it fixed. The well broke down June 24...
Reward offered in drug theft (06/30/05)
A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for the June 21 burglary of a Salem area pharmacy. Salem Police Chief Al Roork said a burglar or burglars broke into the Salem Drug Company overnight and took "substantial" quantities of schedule two narcotic pain medications including Oxycontin, morphine and Percocet...
Thayer man to be tried (06/30/05)
HOWELL COUNTY -- A Thayer man awaiting trial on sex charges appeared in Howell County Court June 20 for a hearing because he left the state, violating conditions of his bail. Mikel R. Sand, 28, of Thayer has been awaiting trial in Howell County on a change of venue from Oregon County on sex charges involving two girls under the age of 12 between June 2001 and July 2003. He is now in the Howell County Jail with no bond...
Ozarka classes to be held at Fulton Hospital (06/30/05)
Ozarka College in Melbourne and Fulton County Hospital in Salem entered into an agreement last week to offer college courses at the hospital next year. Gary Phillips, Ozarka College Foundation board member, said the college will offer three classes in the spring of 2006...
Fireworks shows still on, despite burn ban (06/30/05)
A thunderstorm that dropped nearly one inch of rain in parts of Fulton County June 27 was a welcome relief to a county suffering from record-setting drought conditions throughout the spring and early summer. Despite the deluge of rain, a burn ban is still in effect, said Fulton County Judge Charles Willett...
"Della and Company" on exhibit in Thayer gallery (06/30/05)
THAYER -- A new exhibit opened June 15 at the Chestnut Hill Gallery in downtown Thayer. It is titled Della and Company. It features art work by Della Helt of Mammoth Spring and her students. Also featured will be the work of Marjorie Jane Todd and her author husband, Doug Todd from Warm Springs, Ark...
Thayer man to be tried (06/30/05)
HOWELL COUNTY -- A Thayer man awaiting trial on sex charges appeared in Howell County Court June 20 for a hearing because he left the state, violating conditions of his bail. Mikel R. Sand, 28, of Thayer has been awaiting trial in Howell County on a change of venue from Oregon County on sex charges involving two girls under the age of 12 between June 2001 and July 2003. He is now in the Howell County Jail with no bond...
Myrtle cowboy to compete in nationals (06/30/05)
NINTH PLACE: Myrtle cowboy Adam Combs placed ninth in the state in team roping at the state competition held in Columbia this month. He will compete with 40 other Missouri high school cowboys in national competition next month in Wyoming. MYRTLE -- Rodeo is the way of life for Adam Combs from Myrtle. Combs has competed for the past four years in the Missouri High School Rodeo Association...
Stevens retires from Mammoth Spring Schools (06/30/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- After nearly 40 years of serving in public education, Mammoth Spring Elementary Principal Ruth Stevens is cleaning her erasers. Stevens is a 1962 graduate of Couch High School. She attended the University of Missouri at Columbia and received a double major in elementary and business education in 1966...
Four in same family face charges in auto theft (06/30/05)
A joy ride from Horseshoe Bend to Kansas City Mo., in a stolen vehicle June 21 may result in jail time for a Horseshoe Bend man, his father, son and brother. Terry Barnes, 40, has been charged with theft of property, auto, a class C felony: and one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a class A misdemeanor...
Teen charged in shooting (06/30/05)
WEST PLAINS -- A Koshkonong teen-ager has been charged with assault after allegedly shooting another Koshkonong teen-ager in the chest June 20. David Cottengim, 19, remains in the Howell County Jail with bond set at $50,000. Cottengim allegedly shot Stephen Patrick Davis, 16, in the chest with a Ruger .22-caliber revolver. The incident took place in the parking lot of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, located at 2400 McFarland Drive in West Plains at 4:55 p.m...
Thayer residents need to conserve water (06/30/05)
THAYER -- Thayer residents will need to conserve water for a week or possibly longer, said Thayer Utilities Superintendent Gary Barton. This is due to the main city well pump being out of order. In a special called meeting June 27, the Thayer City Council voted unanimously to approve the costs for pulling city well No. 5 and getting it fixed. The well broke down June 24...
Reward offered in drug theft (06/30/05)
A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for the June 21 burglary of a Salem area pharmacy. Salem Police Chief Al Roork said a burglar or burglars broke into the Salem Drug Company overnight and took "substantial" quantities of schedule two narcotic pain medications including Oxycontin, morphine and Percocet...
Unwanted guests land in newcomer's yard (06/30/05)
A Fulton County woman was horrified to find human remains in a pile of trash dumped on her property June 6. Mary Wilkins was pulling out of her driveway when she decided to sift through the trash hoping to find a clue as to who left the mess in her yard...
Tranthal, Barton to exchange vows (06/30/05)
Keith Trantham and April Barton invite all friends and relatives to share in the beginning of their new life as they exchange wedding vows July 9 at 2 p.m. at Alton Freewill Baptist Church, located on P Highway in Alton. A reception in the fellowship hall will follow the ceremony...
Class Reunion (06/30/05)
Mammoth Spring class of 1970 will hold its 35th reunion July 2 at 10 a.m. at Camp Hosanna. All class members and teachers are invited to attend. Call 870-895-3017 for more information.
Southwest Missouri honors area students (06/30/05)
Officials at Southwest Missouri State University-West Plains (SMSU-WP) have announced their spring 2005 Chancellor's List and Dean's List honorees. To qualify for the SMSU-WP Chancellor;'s List, a student must have earned a 4.0 grade point average for 12 or more credit hours taken during the session...
Tranthal, Barton to exchange vows (06/30/05)
Keith Trantham and April Barton invite all friends and relatives to share in the beginning of their new life as they exchange wedding vows July 9 at 2 p.m. at Alton Freewill Baptist Church, located on P Highway in Alton. A reception in the fellowship hall will follow the ceremony...
Southwest Missouri honors area students (06/30/05)
Officials at Southwest Missouri State University-West Plains (SMSU-WP) have announced their spring 2005 Chancellor's List and Dean's List honorees. To qualify for the SMSU-WP Chancellor;'s List, a student must have earned a 4.0 grade point average for 12 or more credit hours taken during the session...
Class Reunion (06/30/05)
Mammoth Spring class of 1970 will hold its 35th reunion July 2 at 10 a.m. at Camp Hosanna. All class members and teachers are invited to attend. Call 870-895-3017 for more information.
Thayer USBC charter granted (06/30/05)
The Thayer United States Bowling Congress Association received notice on June 20 that they had been granted a bowling sanctions from the newly formed USBC. This new group unites men, women and youth into one bowling organization. USBC's mission as the national governing body is to ensure the integrity and protect the future of the sport of bowling as well as to provide programs and services which enhance the bowling experience. ...
Fishing for a Cure Tourney on tap (06/30/05)
The Fishing for a Cure Bass Tournament, sponsored by the North Arkansas Life Care Center and Residential Care Facility Relay for Life Team, is scheduled for July 9 from 7 a.m until 3 p.m. at Box Hound Marina on Crown Lake in Horseshoe Bend. Registration for the tourney is slated for 7 a.m., and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m...
Andrews reels in $100,000 bass (06/30/05)
Eric Andrews of London, Ark., collected $100,000 June 26 for winning the 2005 Arkansas Ford Dealers Big Bass Bonanza. Andrews outfished over 3,000 other anglers by catching a 6.59-pound bass on Lake Dardanelle to take top prize in the three-day event, now in its sixth year...
Fishing for a Cure Tourney on tap (06/30/05)
The Fishing for a Cure Bass Tournament, sponsored by the North Arkansas Life Care Center and Residential Care Facility Relay for Life Team, is scheduled for July 9 from 7 a.m until 3 p.m. at Box Hound Marina on Crown Lake in Horseshoe Bend. Registration for the tourney is slated for 7 a.m., and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m...
Andrews reels in $100,000 bass (06/30/05)
Eric Andrews of London, Ark., collected $100,000 June 26 for winning the 2005 Arkansas Ford Dealers Big Bass Bonanza. Andrews outfished over 3,000 other anglers by catching a 6.59-pound bass on Lake Dardanelle to take top prize in the three-day event, now in its sixth year...
Thayer USBC charter granted (06/30/05)
The Thayer United States Bowling Congress Association received notice on June 20 that they had been granted a bowling sanctions from the newly formed USBC. This new group unites men, women and youth into one bowling organization. USBC's mission as the national governing body is to ensure the integrity and protect the future of the sport of bowling as well as to provide programs and services which enhance the bowling experience. ...
R.D. Benbrook (06/30/05)
Robert David (R.D.) Benbrook, 77, of Salem, Ark., was born Jan. 28, 1928, in Calico Rock, the son of the late Ewell Olen and Ethel Staggs Benbrook. He died May 27, 2005, at his home. He was united in marriage to Frances D. Spriggs on Aug. 3, 1964, at Buffalo, Wyo. He spent his working years as a heavy equipment operator. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War and was of the Christian faith...
Glen Harold Seay (06/30/05)
Glenn Harold Seay, son of the late Gulley R. Seay and Stella Wayland Seay, was born Dec. 16, 1922, in Pineville, Ark. He died June 21, 2005, at his home in Calico Rock, at the age of 82 years. Seay served in the United States Navy during World War II, attaining the rank of seaman first class...
Ross Tharp (06/30/05)
Ross Tharp, 77, of West Plains, Mo., was born June 23, 1927 in Camp, Ark., the son of the late Aley Tharp and Eva Manis Tharp. He died June 22, 2005, in West Plains, Mo. He was united in marriage July 16, 1949, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Mary Hollis...
Ross Tharp (06/30/05)
Ross Tharp, 77, of West Plains, Mo., was born June 23, 1927 in Camp, Ark., the son of the late Aley Tharp and Eva Manis Tharp. He died June 22, 2005, in West Plains, Mo. He was united in marriage July 16, 1949, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Mary Hollis...
R.D. Benbrook (06/30/05)
Robert David (R.D.) Benbrook, 77, of Salem, Ark., was born Jan. 28, 1928, in Calico Rock, the son of the late Ewell Olen and Ethel Staggs Benbrook. He died May 27, 2005, at his home. He was united in marriage to Frances D. Spriggs on Aug. 3, 1964, at Buffalo, Wyo. He spent his working years as a heavy equipment operator. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War and was of the Christian faith...
Glen Harold Seay (06/30/05)
Glenn Harold Seay, son of the late Gulley R. Seay and Stella Wayland Seay, was born Dec. 16, 1922, in Pineville, Ark. He died June 21, 2005, at his home in Calico Rock, at the age of 82 years. Seay served in the United States Navy during World War II, attaining the rank of seaman first class...
Audrey B. Ede (06/30/05)
Audrey B. Ede, 97, of Cherokee Village died June 19, 2005, in Ash Flat. She was born Nov. 1, 1907, in Streator, Ill., the daughter of William S. Coulson and Mary Ann Goss Coulson. She was united in marriage to Philip L. Ede in 1935 at Streator. She worked for many years as a tinsmith. Mr. and Mrs. Ede moved to Cherokee Village in 1970 from Alton, Ill. Mr. Ede preceded her in death in 1985. She was a member of the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church...
Jarrett Paul Haddock (06/30/05)
Robert Thomas Haddock Jr. and Norra Gail Haddock of West Plains announce the birth of son, Jarrett Paul Haddock, on June 13 at 11:42 p.m. at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed by sibling, Lexton Lee Haddock, age 2...
Kamie Mary Jo Jenkins (06/30/05)
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Jenkins at Batesville have announce the birth of a daughter on May 20, 2005, at White River Medical Center. She weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and has been named Kamie Mary Jo. Grandparents are Glen and Joyce Jenkins of Alton, Bob and Mary Gay of Cave City...
Kamie Mary Jo Jenkins (06/30/05)
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Jenkins at Batesville have announce the birth of a daughter on May 20, 2005, at White River Medical Center. She weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and has been named Kamie Mary Jo. Grandparents are Glen and Joyce Jenkins of Alton, Bob and Mary Gay of Cave City...
Jarrett Paul Haddock (06/30/05)
Robert Thomas Haddock Jr. and Norra Gail Haddock of West Plains announce the birth of son, Jarrett Paul Haddock, on June 13 at 11:42 p.m. at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed by sibling, Lexton Lee Haddock, age 2...
Wiles, Mullen exchange vows (06/30/05)
Jennifer Denise Wiles and Michael James Mullen were united in marriage June 11 in Eureka Springs. Joel Mullen, Michael's brother, officiated at the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Wiles of Horseshoe Bend, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Mullen of Lowell...
Wiles, Mullen exchange vows (06/30/05)
Jennifer Denise Wiles and Michael James Mullen were united in marriage June 11 in Eureka Springs. Joel Mullen, Michael's brother, officiated at the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Wiles of Horseshoe Bend, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Mullen of Lowell...
James and Eva Davis mark golden anniversery (06/30/05)
Friends and family are invited to the 50th wedding anniversary of James and Eva Levell Davis on July 16 a the North Arkansas Electric Cooperative's Orange Room from 2 to 6 p.m. The cooperative building is located on the corner of Highway 9 and 62 in Salem...
Parkers married for 35 years (06/30/05)
James "Doggie" Parker and Jean Strickland were marred July 8, 1970, in Las Vegas, by the Justice of the Peace of Clark County, Nev. Twenty-five years later they repeated their wedding vows in the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas, with Doggie's son, wife and daughter, and Jean's daughter and husband in attendance...
James and Eva Davis mark golden anniversery (06/30/05)
Friends and family are invited to the 50th wedding anniversary of James and Eva Levell Davis on July 16 a the North Arkansas Electric Cooperative's Orange Room from 2 to 6 p.m. The cooperative building is located on the corner of Highway 9 and 62 in Salem...
Parkers married for 35 years (06/30/05)
James "Doggie" Parker and Jean Strickland were marred July 8, 1970, in Las Vegas, by the Justice of the Peace of Clark County, Nev. Twenty-five years later they repeated their wedding vows in the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas, with Doggie's son, wife and daughter, and Jean's daughter and husband in attendance...
Boldly Going Nowhere (06/30/05)
Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Army general who engineered the D-Day invasion of Europe during World War II, was president of the United States from 1952 to 1960. This was during a period of tension between nations called the Cold War. The USA and the USSR were two great powers locked in a standoff of paranoia and an arms race...
Boldly Going Nowhere (06/30/05)
Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Army general who engineered the D-Day invasion of Europe during World War II, was president of the United States from 1952 to 1960. This was during a period of tension between nations called the Cold War. The USA and the USSR were two great powers locked in a standoff of paranoia and an arms race...