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Stories from Thursday, July 21, 2005

Tennessee man pleads guilty to DUI (07/21/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Drummond, Tenn., man, Matthew Hendrix, pleaded guilty in Mammoth Spring City Court to driving under the influence of drugs after being arrested on possession of marijuana and illegal possession of the narcotic drug alprazolam without a prescription...
Izard County charged with multiple offenses (07/21/05)
An Izard County man who was shot during a heated argument at a Dolph residence April 21 has been charged with multiple criminal offenses. Harold Wade Sanders, 44, was charged July 11 with one count of terroristic threatening, a class D felony; a single count of criminal mischief in the first degree, a class C felony; criminal attempt to commit a residential burglary, a class C felony; and one count of third degree battery, a class A misdemeanor...
Emerson to visit Oregon County (07/21/05)
OREGON COUNTRY -- U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson announced last week her staff will visit with constituents throughout the Eighth Congressional District at Congressional Connection stops. Rep. Emerson is scheduled to be at Alton July 26 and Aug. 23 at the courthouse from 2 to 3 p.m.. Her office will be in Thayer on the same days from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m...
Fulton County Man faces drug charges (07/21/05)
A Fulton County man is expected to be charged with multiple drug offenses after a traffic stop July 17. Bobby Dean Weaver, 51, was driving on Heart Road near Glencoe when he was stopped by law officers, said Brian Sanderson, investigator with the 16th Judicial district Drug Task Force...
Campgrounds warned: clean up act (07/21/05)
If campground owners on the Spring River in Fulton County don't curb drug and alcohol consumption and violence on the river, the Fulton County Sheriff's Department is going to drastically reduce its patrols in the area. That's the message Fulton County Sheriff Walter Dillinger delivered to the Fulton County Quorum Court July 11...
Eminent domain concerns voiced (07/21/05)
THAYER -- Eminent domain was on the mind of the Thayer City Council when they met at City Hall July 12. Thayer resident John Hutchison was on the agenda to speak to the council regarding the recent decision by the United States Supreme Court. Hutchison asked the council to either pass an ordinance or to place the property rights issue on the ballot of the next regular scheduled city election...
Playing on the Lost Highway ... (07/21/05)
HANK WILLIAMS: The Repertory Theater of the Ozarks presented "Hank Williams: Lost Highway" at the Whistle Stop Theater south of Mammoth Spring June 17. Some of the stars of the show are, from left: Ed Barnett, Chris Brotherton as Hank, Peter Shattuck and Phil Gantner...
Greetings: (07/21/05)
Sarah Taylor (center) and her sister, Molly Taylor, great visitors to their Izard County farm July 8 near Franklin. Sarah and Molly, along with their parents, Dennis and Deanna Taylor, were named the 2005 Izard County Farm Family of the year. Their family story begins on page 9. Photo/Jared...
Cool down ... (07/21/05)
explosion: Firefighters from the Cave City Fire Department extinguish a fire July 15 that engulfed a 1994 Chevrolet Camaro on Highway 167 two miles south of Cave City. The driver of the car, 24-year-old Jennifer Perrigan, was driving towards Cave City when smoke began to pour out from underneath the car's hood. She pulled over and escaped before it became engulfed in the fire. The cause of the fire in undetermined. Photo/Jared...
Mammoth Spring preschool approved (07/21/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring School Superintendent Ron Taylor announced at the July 11 school board meeting that the school district had been approved to start a new pre-school program at the school. "This will be the first program of this kind in Fulton County," Taylor said. ...
Louisiana man faces 20 years in federal prison (07/21/05)
Intimidating witnesses after killing a protected bird may land a Louisiana man in federal prison for more than 20 years. A federal court in Little Rock found Alfred M. Craft, 60, guilty of two counts of obstruction of justice July 14 in connection with the death of a bald eagle in Izard County...
Thayer schools pass Missouri improvement program (07/21/05)
THAYER -- Thayer Superintendent of Schools Bill Garrison announced last week that the school has received word that it has passed the Missouri School Improvement Plan Program (MSIP) and has been accredited. He said the news came in a letter from Stan Johnson, assistant commissioner of the MSIP...
Cooper appointed interim president of Ozarka (07/21/05)
Ozarka College has an interim president. The Ozarka Board of Trustees appointed Gayle Cooper July 13 to replace former Ozarka College President Douglas Rush during a special board meeting at the college. Cooper, the vice president of academic affairs at Ozarka, will serve as president until a permanent replacement is hired, said Ozarka Board of Trustees Chairman Barbara Perryman...
Man's statewide bike trip goes through area (07/21/05)
George Cobb isn't spending his vacation traveling by air or by boat to some far away island. Instead, he is touring the state by bicycle raising money for Arkansas Children's Hospital. "It's something different for a vacation," said Cobb, 46, who stopped in Sharp County July 12 on his way from Salem to Jonesboro. "We usually go to Destin. About six months ago I decided to do this instead."...
Oregon County recognizes anniversary of disability act (07/21/05)
PROCLAMATION: The Oregon County Commission signed a proclamation July 15 recognizing the 15th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Those present were, from left: Kim Hollis, Buddy Wright, Mike Dethrow, Leo Warren, John Wrenfrow and Anne Jackson...
Campgrounds warned: clean up act (07/21/05)
If campground owners on the Spring River in Fulton County don't curb drug and alcohol consumption and violence on the river, the Fulton County Sheriff's Department is going to drastically reduce its patrols in the area. That's the message Fulton County Sheriff Walter Dillinger delivered to the Fulton County Quorum Court July 11...
Eminent domain concerns voiced (07/21/05)
THAYER -- Eminent domain was on the mind of the Thayer City Council when they met at City Hall July 12. Thayer resident John Hutchison was on the agenda to speak to the council regarding the recent decision by the United States Supreme Court. Hutchison asked the council to either pass an ordinance or to place the property rights issue on the ballot of the next regular scheduled city election...
Playing on the Lost Highway ... (07/21/05)
HANK WILLIAMS: The Repertory Theater of the Ozarks presented "Hank Williams: Lost Highway" at the Whistle Stop Theater south of Mammoth Spring June 17. Some of the stars of the show are, from left: Ed Barnett, Chris Brotherton as Hank, Peter Shattuck and Phil Gantner...
Greetings: (07/21/05)
Sarah Taylor (center) and her sister, Molly Taylor, great visitors to their Izard County farm July 8 near Franklin. Sarah and Molly, along with their parents, Dennis and Deanna Taylor, were named the 2005 Izard County Farm Family of the year. Their family story begins on page 9. Photo/Jared...
Mammoth Spring preschool approved (07/21/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring School Superintendent Ron Taylor announced at the July 11 school board meeting that the school district had been approved to start a new pre-school program at the school. "This will be the first program of this kind in Fulton County," Taylor said. ...
Louisiana man faces 20 years in federal prison (07/21/05)
Intimidating witnesses after killing a protected bird may land a Louisiana man in federal prison for more than 20 years. A federal court in Little Rock found Alfred M. Craft, 60, guilty of two counts of obstruction of justice July 14 in connection with the death of a bald eagle in Izard County...
Thayer schools pass Missouri improvement program (07/21/05)
THAYER -- Thayer Superintendent of Schools Bill Garrison announced last week that the school has received word that it has passed the Missouri School Improvement Plan Program (MSIP) and has been accredited. He said the news came in a letter from Stan Johnson, assistant commissioner of the MSIP...
Man's statewide bike trip goes through area (07/21/05)
George Cobb isn't spending his vacation traveling by air or by boat to some far away island. Instead, he is touring the state by bicycle raising money for Arkansas Children's Hospital. "It's something different for a vacation," said Cobb, 46, who stopped in Sharp County July 12 on his way from Salem to Jonesboro. "We usually go to Destin. About six months ago I decided to do this instead."...
Oregon County recognizes anniversary of disability act (07/21/05)
PROCLAMATION: The Oregon County Commission signed a proclamation July 15 recognizing the 15th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Those present were, from left: Kim Hollis, Buddy Wright, Mike Dethrow, Leo Warren, John Wrenfrow and Anne Jackson...
Tennessee man pleads guilty to DUI (07/21/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Drummond, Tenn., man, Matthew Hendrix, pleaded guilty in Mammoth Spring City Court to driving under the influence of drugs after being arrested on possession of marijuana and illegal possession of the narcotic drug alprazolam without a prescription...
Fulton County Man faces drug charges (07/21/05)
A Fulton County man is expected to be charged with multiple drug offenses after a traffic stop July 17. Bobby Dean Weaver, 51, was driving on Heart Road near Glencoe when he was stopped by law officers, said Brian Sanderson, investigator with the 16th Judicial district Drug Task Force...
Emerson to visit Oregon County (07/21/05)
OREGON COUNTRY -- U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson announced last week her staff will visit with constituents throughout the Eighth Congressional District at Congressional Connection stops. Rep. Emerson is scheduled to be at Alton July 26 and Aug. 23 at the courthouse from 2 to 3 p.m.. Her office will be in Thayer on the same days from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m...
Izard County charged with multiple offenses (07/21/05)
An Izard County man who was shot during a heated argument at a Dolph residence April 21 has been charged with multiple criminal offenses. Harold Wade Sanders, 44, was charged July 11 with one count of terroristic threatening, a class D felony; a single count of criminal mischief in the first degree, a class C felony; criminal attempt to commit a residential burglary, a class C felony; and one count of third degree battery, a class A misdemeanor...
Cool down ... (07/21/05)
explosion: Firefighters from the Cave City Fire Department extinguish a fire July 15 that engulfed a 1994 Chevrolet Camaro on Highway 167 two miles south of Cave City. The driver of the car, 24-year-old Jennifer Perrigan, was driving towards Cave City when smoke began to pour out from underneath the car's hood. She pulled over and escaped before it became engulfed in the fire. The cause of the fire in undetermined. Photo/Jared...
Cooper appointed interim president of Ozarka (07/21/05)
Ozarka College has an interim president. The Ozarka Board of Trustees appointed Gayle Cooper July 13 to replace former Ozarka College President Douglas Rush during a special board meeting at the college. Cooper, the vice president of academic affairs at Ozarka, will serve as president until a permanent replacement is hired, said Ozarka Board of Trustees Chairman Barbara Perryman...
The Taylors-2005 Izard County Farm Family (07/21/05)
Softball, cattle and the feed mill. For the last 10 years Dennis and Deana Taylor of Franklin have worked to build up their cattle farm and feed mill and watched as their two daughters blossomed into softball prodigies. Because of their hard work, the Taylors have been named the 2005 Izard County Farm Family...
Mayenschein turns 90 (07/21/05)
Maxine (Mrs. Daryl) Mayenschein will be celebrating her 90th birthday July 24. Lunch will be served at the church by her sons, Karl, Larry and Alan, in the fellowship hall following church services from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Spring River Presbyterian Church...
Lions Club seeks to help the sightless (07/21/05)
The new president of the Cherokee Village Lions Club visited Lions World Services for the Blind on the weekend of June 24-25. As Lions Charles Rice took on his new role he learned more about the rehabilitation center. "Discovering more about the services LWSB provides to people who are blind or have visual impairments is important to me as I step into this new position. ...
Hutchinson awarded scholarship (07/21/05)
Rick Randolph Hutchinson was recently awarded an academic scholarship to attend Central Baptist College in Conway. This scholarship is renewable for seven consecutive semesters beginning in the fall of 2005. Academic scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis according to grade point average and ACT scores...
Jones, Mathews to exchange vows (07/21/05)
Ashley Lane Jones, daughter of David Lynn and Robin Jones of Viola and Joshua Daniel Mathews, son of Tim and Teri Mathews of Atlanta, Ga., announce their wedding which will take place Aug. 6, at the Viola First Baptist Church at 7:00 p.m. The couple invites all family and friends to join them as they celebrate the consecration of their marriage to God and each other...
Williford man wins "Lucky Loot" (07/21/05)
Chad Woolard of Williford has some "Lucky Loot" after he uncovered the top prize, $2,100, in a Missouri Lottery Scratchers game by the same name. Woolard, 25, said he plans to use some of his prize winnings as a down payment on a Dodge truck to use for his auto salvage business...
Hutchinson awarded scholarship (07/21/05)
Rick Randolph Hutchinson was recently awarded an academic scholarship to attend Central Baptist College in Conway. This scholarship is renewable for seven consecutive semesters beginning in the fall of 2005. Academic scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis according to grade point average and ACT scores...
Lions Club seeks to help the sightless (07/21/05)
The new president of the Cherokee Village Lions Club visited Lions World Services for the Blind on the weekend of June 24-25. As Lions Charles Rice took on his new role he learned more about the rehabilitation center. "Discovering more about the services LWSB provides to people who are blind or have visual impairments is important to me as I step into this new position. ...
The Taylors-2005 Izard County Farm Family (07/21/05)
Softball, cattle and the feed mill. For the last 10 years Dennis and Deana Taylor of Franklin have worked to build up their cattle farm and feed mill and watched as their two daughters blossomed into softball prodigies. Because of their hard work, the Taylors have been named the 2005 Izard County Farm Family...
Williford man wins "Lucky Loot" (07/21/05)
Chad Woolard of Williford has some "Lucky Loot" after he uncovered the top prize, $2,100, in a Missouri Lottery Scratchers game by the same name. Woolard, 25, said he plans to use some of his prize winnings as a down payment on a Dodge truck to use for his auto salvage business...
Jones, Mathews to exchange vows (07/21/05)
Ashley Lane Jones, daughter of David Lynn and Robin Jones of Viola and Joshua Daniel Mathews, son of Tim and Teri Mathews of Atlanta, Ga., announce their wedding which will take place Aug. 6, at the Viola First Baptist Church at 7:00 p.m. The couple invites all family and friends to join them as they celebrate the consecration of their marriage to God and each other...
Mayenschein turns 90 (07/21/05)
Maxine (Mrs. Daryl) Mayenschein will be celebrating her 90th birthday July 24. Lunch will be served at the church by her sons, Karl, Larry and Alan, in the fellowship hall following church services from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Spring River Presbyterian Church...
Shallow watering won't help drought-stressed trees in Missouri (07/21/05)
With a hot, dry weather pattern already established, sprinklers can be seen in yards across Missouri. Ironically, this watering could be harmful to trees in the long run. The Missouri Department of Conservation advises home owners to water trees deeply or not at all...
Salem Mighty Mite football camp slated (07/21/05)
The Salem Mighty Mite Football Association will hold a football camp for all gridiron players in grades three through six Aug. 6 at Greyhound Stadium on the Salem High School campus. The camp is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Campers planning on taking part in the event need to wear shorts, a T-shirt, socks and shoes. Attending players should also bring a lunch. Lunch break will be from noon to1 p.m...
Early career choices reveal new commissioner's interest in wildlife (07/21/05)
Missourians seeking insights into the character of their newest Conservation Commission nominee need look no further than back issues of Missouri Conservationist magazine. This and other early evidence documents an abiding interest in fish and wildlife...
Early career choices reveal new commissioner's interest in wildlife (07/21/05)
Missourians seeking insights into the character of their newest Conservation Commission nominee need look no further than back issues of Missouri Conservationist magazine. This and other early evidence documents an abiding interest in fish and wildlife...
Shallow watering won't help drought-stressed trees in Missouri (07/21/05)
With a hot, dry weather pattern already established, sprinklers can be seen in yards across Missouri. Ironically, this watering could be harmful to trees in the long run. The Missouri Department of Conservation advises home owners to water trees deeply or not at all...
Salem Mighty Mite football camp slated (07/21/05)
The Salem Mighty Mite Football Association will hold a football camp for all gridiron players in grades three through six Aug. 6 at Greyhound Stadium on the Salem High School campus. The camp is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Campers planning on taking part in the event need to wear shorts, a T-shirt, socks and shoes. Attending players should also bring a lunch. Lunch break will be from noon to1 p.m...
Keeton Mason Floyd (07/21/05)
Keeton Mason Floyd, infant son of Mason and Ada Floyd, of Oklahoma City, Okla., was born June 13, 2005, and passed away on July 9, 2005. He is survived by his twin brother, Kaden James Floyd, a brother, Jacob Floyd and his parents -- Mason and Ada Floyd all of the home; his paternal grandparents -- Edward and Patti Floyd and aunt, Jessica Floyd of Fort Smith; his maternal grandparents -- H.C. ...
Ruby A. Wilson (07/21/05)
Ruby A. Wilson, 87, of Niles, Mich., formerly of Dowagiac, Mich., was born Feb. 15, 1918, near Center, Ark., the daughter of John Henry and Edith Ellen Furnace Mann. She died at West Woods of Niles Nursing Home July 9, 2005. In 1938 she was united in marriage to George Alexander Wilson in Arkansas. ...
Jason Russell-Fleener (07/21/05)
Jason Warren Russell-Fleener, age 30, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 9, 2005, at his home. He was the son of Amber Russell Fleener and Russell Fleener. He was employed as a mechanic. Survivors include his mother, Amber Russell Fleener of Cherokee Village; his father, Russell Fleener of Indianapolis, Ind.; two brothers -- Shane Fleener of Indianapolis, and Russell Fleener III of Cherokee Village...
Thomas Browning (07/21/05)
Thomas Morgan Browning, 79, of Horse-shoe Bend died July 8, 2005, after a long illness at the emergency room in the Community Medical Center of Calico Rock. He was born Nov. 5, 1925, the son of the late Thomas Morgan and Betsy Ann Browning, in Gassaway, W. Va. He was united in marriage to June Frances Alderman on Dec. 3, 1949...
Gary Kenneth Delaney (07/21/05)
Gary Kenneth Delaney, 63, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Nov. 2, 1942, in Jacksonville, Ill., and died July 11, 2005, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Anna Louise Payton-Delaney of the home; three children -- Ronald George "Pete" Allen of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Joyce Caylene Jewell of Thayer, Mo. ...
Mary Smithson Estes (07/21/05)
Mary Marjorie Smithson Estes, daugher of the late Hubert Smithson and Cumie Kytle Smithson, was born April 6, 1925, in Gorby, Ark. She died July 11, 2005, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 80 years. She was united in marriage to Charles Harris Estes on April 22, 1942, and to this union three children were born. ...
Meredith Lauren Dixon (07/21/05)
Meredith Lauren Dixon, daughter of Gwendolen Woods Dixon and Luther Keith Dixon, was born June 7, 1984, in Augusta, Ga. She died July 5, 2005, at her home in Melbourne at the age of 21. Meredith was a 2003 graduate of Melbourne High School. At the time of her death she was employed at the Izard County Day Service Center. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of First Baptist Church in Melbourne...
George (Leon) James (07/21/05)
George Leo (Leon) James, age 61, of Williford, Ark., died July 11, 2005, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born in Ravenden, Ark. on Dec. 24, 1943, the son of Earl and Idah Marie Dubois James. He was united in marriage in Joliet, Ill. June 28, 1964, to Edna Marie Rogers. He was employed as a lab technician by Martin Marietta Materials in Black Rock and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Alverta Simington (07/21/05)
Alverta Katherine Simington of Fullerton, Calif., formerly of Salem, Ark., was born March 16, 1921, in Clovis, N.M., daughter of the late Benjamin M. and Myrtle M. McMormick Christian. She died July 3, 2005, at Fullerton, Calif., at the age of 84 years...
Donald Wooldridge (07/21/05)
Donald "Sonny" Wooldridge, 68, of Cave City died July 16, 2005, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 3, 1936, at Cave City, the son of Grover "Dattie" and Ruth Kerr Wooldridge. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Maxville Missionary Baptist Church...
Joann Carolyn Elder (07/21/05)
Joann Carolyn Elder, 62, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of the Thayer Mo. area, was born June 5, 1943, in North Hollywood, Calif., the daugher of the late Johannah Schultz James and Clarence James. She died July 7, 2005, in West Plains, Mo. She was a homemaker and was a sales representative for Hormel Foods for many years. She was a devoted and loving daughter, mother, grandmother and sister, and was a member of the Church of Christ. She will be sadly missed by her family...
R.A. Jones (07/21/05)
R.A. Jones, 72, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born May 1, 1933, in Saddle, Ark., and died July 14, 2005, at his home. Survivors include one son, Kevin Jones of Mammoth Spring; three step-children -- Wade Sharp and Linda Shelby of Jonesboro, Ark. and Larry Sharp of Russellville, Ark.; his stepmother, Zara Jones of Thayer, Mo.; eight brothers and sisters -- Fanny Hickinbotham of Las Vegas, Nev., Ernest Jones of Saddle, Shirley Armstead of Salem, Douglas Jones of Saddle, Dixie Jones of West Plains, Mo., Doris Brown of Thayer, Mo., Ronald Jones of Banning, Calif., and Michael Jones of Tulsa, Okla.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Linda L. Poorman (07/21/05)
Linda L. Poorman, 62, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Peoria Heights, Ill., was born July 1, 1943 in Peoria, Ill., the daughter of Harold F. Langloss and Grace M. Stump Langloss. She died July 14, 2005, at her home. She was married to James Poorman. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Raphael (Ray) Martin (07/21/05)
Raphael Leon (Ray) Martin, 80, of Russellville died July 2, 2005 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born January 5, 1925 in Ash Flat, son of Horace and Bessie Martin. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1948...
Davis C. Overton (07/21/05)
Davis C. Overton, 78, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died July 13, 2005, in Batesville, Ark. He was born April 27, 1927, in Evanston, Ill., the son of William H. Overton and Gladys Wilson Overton. He was united in marriage to Vola Weide on June 6, 1953, in Palatine, Ill.,...
"Tommy" Humphreys (07/21/05)
Hazel Alma "Tommy" Humphreys, 87, of Thayer, Mo., was born Sept. 25, 1917, in Oregon County, Mo., was the daughter of the late James Barnett Powell and Addie E. Bonds Powell. She died July 11, 2005, in Alton, Mo. She was united in marriage to Chester B. Humphreys on Oct. 17, 1948, in Bolivar, Mo. He preceded her in death Oct. 11, 1973...
Dow A. "Zuke" Sorrell (07/21/05)
Dow A. "Zuke" Sorrel, 82, of Gainesville, Mo., was born Oct. 22, 1922 in Myrtle, Mo., the son of Finis Elijah and Lillie Emma Risner Sorrell. He died July 10, 2005, at Pecan Tree Manor. On May 11, 1945, he married Una Jean Prine in Marietta, Okla. He was employed by the Texas Highway Department for 19 years and was a member of the Fair Avenue Baptist Church...
Kenneth L. Zinda Sr. (07/21/05)
Kenneth L. Zinda Sr., age 74, of Salem, Ark., died July 16, 2005, at his residence. He was born Nov. 28, 1930 in Chicago, Ill., the son of Louis and Esther Zinda. He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Price Nov. 13, 1954, in Hegwish, Ill. Zinda was a veteran of the United States Marines, having served his country during the Korean War...
Ruby A. Wilson (07/21/05)
Ruby A. Wilson, 87, of Niles, Mich., formerly of Dowagiac, Mich., was born Feb. 15, 1918, near Center, Ark., the daughter of John Henry and Edith Ellen Furnace Mann. She died at West Woods of Niles Nursing Home July 9, 2005. In 1938 she was united in marriage to George Alexander Wilson in Arkansas. ...
Jason Russell-Fleener (07/21/05)
Jason Warren Russell-Fleener, age 30, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 9, 2005, at his home. He was the son of Amber Russell Fleener and Russell Fleener. He was employed as a mechanic. Survivors include his mother, Amber Russell Fleener of Cherokee Village; his father, Russell Fleener of Indianapolis, Ind.; two brothers -- Shane Fleener of Indianapolis, and Russell Fleener III of Cherokee Village...
Keeton Mason Floyd (07/21/05)
Keeton Mason Floyd, infant son of Mason and Ada Floyd, of Oklahoma City, Okla., was born June 13, 2005, and passed away on July 9, 2005. He is survived by his twin brother, Kaden James Floyd, a brother, Jacob Floyd and his parents -- Mason and Ada Floyd all of the home; his paternal grandparents -- Edward and Patti Floyd and aunt, Jessica Floyd of Fort Smith; his maternal grandparents -- H.C. ...
Gary Kenneth Delaney (07/21/05)
Gary Kenneth Delaney, 63, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Nov. 2, 1942, in Jacksonville, Ill., and died July 11, 2005, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Anna Louise Payton-Delaney of the home; three children -- Ronald George "Pete" Allen of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Joyce Caylene Jewell of Thayer, Mo. ...
Mary Smithson Estes (07/21/05)
Mary Marjorie Smithson Estes, daugher of the late Hubert Smithson and Cumie Kytle Smithson, was born April 6, 1925, in Gorby, Ark. She died July 11, 2005, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 80 years. She was united in marriage to Charles Harris Estes on April 22, 1942, and to this union three children were born. ...
Meredith Lauren Dixon (07/21/05)
Meredith Lauren Dixon, daughter of Gwendolen Woods Dixon and Luther Keith Dixon, was born June 7, 1984, in Augusta, Ga. She died July 5, 2005, at her home in Melbourne at the age of 21. Meredith was a 2003 graduate of Melbourne High School. At the time of her death she was employed at the Izard County Day Service Center. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of First Baptist Church in Melbourne...
George (Leon) James (07/21/05)
George Leo (Leon) James, age 61, of Williford, Ark., died July 11, 2005, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born in Ravenden, Ark. on Dec. 24, 1943, the son of Earl and Idah Marie Dubois James. He was united in marriage in Joliet, Ill. June 28, 1964, to Edna Marie Rogers. He was employed as a lab technician by Martin Marietta Materials in Black Rock and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Alverta Simington (07/21/05)
Alverta Katherine Simington of Fullerton, Calif., formerly of Salem, Ark., was born March 16, 1921, in Clovis, N.M., daughter of the late Benjamin M. and Myrtle M. McMormick Christian. She died July 3, 2005, at Fullerton, Calif., at the age of 84 years...
Donald Wooldridge (07/21/05)
Donald "Sonny" Wooldridge, 68, of Cave City died July 16, 2005, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 3, 1936, at Cave City, the son of Grover "Dattie" and Ruth Kerr Wooldridge. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Maxville Missionary Baptist Church...
Joann Carolyn Elder (07/21/05)
Joann Carolyn Elder, 62, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of the Thayer Mo. area, was born June 5, 1943, in North Hollywood, Calif., the daugher of the late Johannah Schultz James and Clarence James. She died July 7, 2005, in West Plains, Mo. She was a homemaker and was a sales representative for Hormel Foods for many years. She was a devoted and loving daughter, mother, grandmother and sister, and was a member of the Church of Christ. She will be sadly missed by her family...
Linda L. Poorman (07/21/05)
Linda L. Poorman, 62, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Peoria Heights, Ill., was born July 1, 1943 in Peoria, Ill., the daughter of Harold F. Langloss and Grace M. Stump Langloss. She died July 14, 2005, at her home. She was married to James Poorman. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Raphael (Ray) Martin (07/21/05)
Raphael Leon (Ray) Martin, 80, of Russellville died July 2, 2005 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born January 5, 1925 in Ash Flat, son of Horace and Bessie Martin. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1948...
Davis C. Overton (07/21/05)
Davis C. Overton, 78, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died July 13, 2005, in Batesville, Ark. He was born April 27, 1927, in Evanston, Ill., the son of William H. Overton and Gladys Wilson Overton. He was united in marriage to Vola Weide on June 6, 1953, in Palatine, Ill.,...
"Tommy" Humphreys (07/21/05)
Hazel Alma "Tommy" Humphreys, 87, of Thayer, Mo., was born Sept. 25, 1917, in Oregon County, Mo., was the daughter of the late James Barnett Powell and Addie E. Bonds Powell. She died July 11, 2005, in Alton, Mo. She was united in marriage to Chester B. Humphreys on Oct. 17, 1948, in Bolivar, Mo. He preceded her in death Oct. 11, 1973...
Dow A. "Zuke" Sorrell (07/21/05)
Dow A. "Zuke" Sorrel, 82, of Gainesville, Mo., was born Oct. 22, 1922 in Myrtle, Mo., the son of Finis Elijah and Lillie Emma Risner Sorrell. He died July 10, 2005, at Pecan Tree Manor. On May 11, 1945, he married Una Jean Prine in Marietta, Okla. He was employed by the Texas Highway Department for 19 years and was a member of the Fair Avenue Baptist Church...
Thomas Browning (07/21/05)
Thomas Morgan Browning, 79, of Horse-shoe Bend died July 8, 2005, after a long illness at the emergency room in the Community Medical Center of Calico Rock. He was born Nov. 5, 1925, the son of the late Thomas Morgan and Betsy Ann Browning, in Gassaway, W. Va. He was united in marriage to June Frances Alderman on Dec. 3, 1949...
Kenneth L. Zinda Sr. (07/21/05)
Kenneth L. Zinda Sr., age 74, of Salem, Ark., died July 16, 2005, at his residence. He was born Nov. 28, 1930 in Chicago, Ill., the son of Louis and Esther Zinda. He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Price Nov. 13, 1954, in Hegwish, Ill. Zinda was a veteran of the United States Marines, having served his country during the Korean War...
R.A. Jones (07/21/05)
R.A. Jones, 72, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born May 1, 1933, in Saddle, Ark., and died July 14, 2005, at his home. Survivors include one son, Kevin Jones of Mammoth Spring; three step-children -- Wade Sharp and Linda Shelby of Jonesboro, Ark. and Larry Sharp of Russellville, Ark.; his stepmother, Zara Jones of Thayer, Mo.; eight brothers and sisters -- Fanny Hickinbotham of Las Vegas, Nev., Ernest Jones of Saddle, Shirley Armstead of Salem, Douglas Jones of Saddle, Dixie Jones of West Plains, Mo., Doris Brown of Thayer, Mo., Ronald Jones of Banning, Calif., and Michael Jones of Tulsa, Okla.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Lance Matthew Komm (07/21/05)
Martin Luther Komm IV and Karan Nicole Komm of Thayer announce the birth of a son, Lance Matthew Komm, born July 5, 2005, at 7:20 p.m. at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed by his brother, Lane Michael Komm, 2-1/2 years...
Sayde Rose Waltrip (07/21/05)
Alex Waltrip would like to announce the birth of his little sister, Sayde Rose Waltrip. Sayde was born June 13, 2005. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. The proud parents are Chris and Beth Waltrip of Elizabeth, Ark. Grandparents are John and Rose Ray of Salem, Ark., and Mike and Barbara Waltrip of Salem...
Jayden Ray Alan Dockins (07/21/05)
Dawnessa Schamel and Hailey Dockins announce the arrival of their baby brother, Jayden Ray Alan Dockins. Jayden was born in Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home on July 12, 2005. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. His parents are Steve Alan and Brenda Sue Dockins of Salem...
Charles Eugene Welty (07/21/05)
Mark and Teri Welty of Thayer announce the birth of a son, Charles Eugene, on June 30, 2005, at 9:50 p.m. at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 22 inches long, and was welcomed by sibling, Savannah, age 3...
Christopher Malachi Hunter (07/21/05)
Christopher Malachi Hunter was born June 30, 2005, at 3:38 p.m. to Shawnda and Chris Hunter of Branson at Skaggs Community Health Center in Branson, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Laura Ramsdell of Branson and Randall Ramsdell of O'Fallon, Mo...
Travis Grant Hale (07/21/05)
Travis and Rebecca Hale of Neelyville, Mo., announce the birth of their son, Travis Grant. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 inches long. He was born April 15, 2005. Grandparents are Juanita and Bill Fields of Mammoth Spring, Richard and the late Margie Winder of Neelyville, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hale of Hackett, Ark...
Wyatt Perry Janes (07/21/05)
Jason and Amy Janes of Couch announce the birth of a son, Wyatt Perry Janes. Wyatt was born June 9, 2005, at 11:49 a.m. at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brother, Dylan, 10...
Christopher Malachi Hunter (07/21/05)
Christopher Malachi Hunter was born June 30, 2005, at 3:38 p.m. to Shawnda and Chris Hunter of Branson at Skaggs Community Health Center in Branson, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Laura Ramsdell of Branson and Randall Ramsdell of O'Fallon, Mo...
Jayden Ray Alan Dockins (07/21/05)
Dawnessa Schamel and Hailey Dockins announce the arrival of their baby brother, Jayden Ray Alan Dockins. Jayden was born in Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home on July 12, 2005. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. His parents are Steve Alan and Brenda Sue Dockins of Salem...
Travis Grant Hale (07/21/05)
Travis and Rebecca Hale of Neelyville, Mo., announce the birth of their son, Travis Grant. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 inches long. He was born April 15, 2005. Grandparents are Juanita and Bill Fields of Mammoth Spring, Richard and the late Margie Winder of Neelyville, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hale of Hackett, Ark...
Wyatt Perry Janes (07/21/05)
Jason and Amy Janes of Couch announce the birth of a son, Wyatt Perry Janes. Wyatt was born June 9, 2005, at 11:49 a.m. at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brother, Dylan, 10...
Lance Matthew Komm (07/21/05)
Martin Luther Komm IV and Karan Nicole Komm of Thayer announce the birth of a son, Lance Matthew Komm, born July 5, 2005, at 7:20 p.m. at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed by his brother, Lane Michael Komm, 2-1/2 years...
Charles Eugene Welty (07/21/05)
Mark and Teri Welty of Thayer announce the birth of a son, Charles Eugene, on June 30, 2005, at 9:50 p.m. at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 22 inches long, and was welcomed by sibling, Savannah, age 3...
Sayde Rose Waltrip (07/21/05)
Alex Waltrip would like to announce the birth of his little sister, Sayde Rose Waltrip. Sayde was born June 13, 2005. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. The proud parents are Chris and Beth Waltrip of Elizabeth, Ark. Grandparents are John and Rose Ray of Salem, Ark., and Mike and Barbara Waltrip of Salem...
Nelsons wed 50 years (07/21/05)
Chuck and Carol Nelson of Salem celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary traveling through Arkansas visiting their daughter Connie and family and friends. The Nelsons were married in Chicago, Ill., on July 9, 1955, when Chuck returned from overseas duty. ...
Nelsons wed 50 years (07/21/05)
Chuck and Carol Nelson of Salem celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary traveling through Arkansas visiting their daughter Connie and family and friends. The Nelsons were married in Chicago, Ill., on July 9, 1955, when Chuck returned from overseas duty. ...