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Stories from Thursday, August 11, 2005

Ozarka appoints Langston (08/11/05)
A Salem woman has been tabbed to lead Ozarka College's search for a new college president. Carol Langston will serve as chairman over a committee that will select a new president by Jan. 1. "We're very excited to have Carol at the helm of our search for a new president," said Ozarka Board of Trustees Chairman Barbara Perryman. "She's helped other colleges find presidents and she's offered her services to us for free."...
1 dead, 2 injured in one vehicle accident (08/11/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- An Alton man, Brent Robinson, died in a one-vehicle accident July 30 in Shannon County. According to Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, Robinson, 34, was driving a 1198 Ford Crown Victoria when he ran off the left side of the road, overturned several times and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene...
Police search for man (08/11/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- Local law enforcement officers continue to search for an elderly Shannon County man who was last seen in Oregon County. According to Oregon County Chief Deputy Eric King, Sanford S. Hodges, 89, of Birch Tree was last seen July 31 at Argo's Trading Post just north of Alton. Officers said Hodges goes by the nickname "Doc."...
Missouri judge has ties to Thayer (08/11/05)
Judge Romines is the husband of the former Jane Hackett, daughter of Maxine and the late Dan R. Hackett of Thayer. She graduated from Thayer High School with the class of 1963. Romines is the brother-in-law of Lloyd and Katherine Best of Thayer; uncle to Dr. Greg and Suzanne Langley of Thayer, and Danny and Maggie Simer of Mountain Home, Ark., and great uncle to Jessica Langley of Thayer and Sam Simer of Mountain Home...
Couple busted for marijuana (08/11/05)
A married couple's alleged attempt to buy and sell quantities of marijuana in Salem July 29 was thwarted by officers from the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force and the Fulton County Sheriff's Department. Randy Matthew Price, 23, and Rhealene Ann Price, 29, have each been charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, with intent to deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, both class C felonies...
Area schools ready for vacation's end (08/11/05)
AREA -- School bells will ring across Oregon County and Mammoth Spring next week after summer vacation. Couch School will start classes Aug. 15 at 8:06 a.m. with a full day of classes. Classes will be dismissed at 2:54 p.m. Buses will run their regular routes. Breakfast will be served at a price of 70 cents for all students; adults will pay $1.10. Students in grades K-6 will pay $1 for lunch. Students in grades 7-12 will pay $1.10 for lunch, and adults will pay $1.60...
Fulton Quorum passes resolution on plan (08/11/05)
The Fulton County Quorum Court unanimously passed a resolution Aug. 8 to continue working on its pre-mitigation plan. Terry Gray, head of the mitigation with Arkansas Department of Emergency Management in Little Rock, told members of the Fulton County Quorum Court that passing the plan would benefit the county...
Inmate's article wins award (08/11/05)
A prison inmate's feature article published in The South Missourian News in August 2004 took second place in the 2005 Amy Writing Awards competition. The award came with a prize of $5,000. Inmate and freelance writer Jon Marc Taylor, in his article "The Conviction of Love," described how his mother's forgiveness and unconditional love helped reverse his life's destructive course after his criminal conviction...
Rabid skunks found in Fulton (08/11/05)
Officials at the Fulton County Health Department are warning residents to be on the lookout for rabid animals after three area skunks tested positive for rabies in recent weeks. "This is highly unusual for this time of year," said James Tanner, an environmental health specialist with the Arkansas Health Department. "People need to be on alert."...
Ozarka appoints Salem woman (08/11/05)
A Salem woman has been tabbed to lead Ozarka College's search for a new college president. Carol Langston will serve as chairman over a committee that will select a new president by Jan. 1. "We're very excited to have Carol at the helm of our search for a new president," said Ozarka Board of Trustees Chairman Barbara Perryman. "She's helped other colleges find presidents and she's offered her services to us for free."...
Melbourne man leads police on chase (08/11/05)
A Melbourne man has been charged with multiple misdemeanor offenses after a high speed chase ended with him wrecking his car Aug. 1 in Izard County. Peter Paul Sutterfield, 29, is charged with one count of DWI, reckless driving, fleeing, speeding and driving with a suspended driver's license...
Jones family haunted by questions (08/11/05)
mystery: Becky Jones reads a journal entry Aug. 5 from her home on Peace Valley Road. The entry depicts a dream Jones had about her missing niece, 21-year-old Bridgett Sellers. No one in Jones' family has had contact with Sellers since she vanished May 9, 2003, while walking walking near Jones' home. Photo/Jared...
9-year-old injured (08/11/05)
THAYER -- A 9-year-old Thayer boy suffered minor injuries when he ran into the side of a moving pickup truck Aug. 8. Thayer Police Chief Gene Hatman said Michael Franz was walking to Rogers Service Station on Front Street in Thayer just after 11 a.m. when the accident occurred...
Preparing for parking ... (08/11/05)
SUMMER WORK: Carl King of King Asphalt and Paving spent a portion of last week getting the student parking lot at Mammoth Spring High School ready to be paved. The company also did the paving work at the school.
Grounded: (08/11/05)
grounded: A great horned owl nurses an injured wing on the ground Aug. 9 near Areawide Media's parking lot in Salem. Sgt. Scott Watkins with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission retrieved the injured owl. Watkins said he thinks the owl was hit by a moving vehicle. Photo/Jared...
Melbourne man leads police on chase (08/11/05)
A Melbourne man has been charged with multiple misdemeanor offenses after a high speed chase ended with him wrecking his car Aug. 1 in Izard County. Peter Paul Sutterfield, 29, is charged with one count of DWI, reckless driving, fleeing, speeding and driving with a suspended driver's license...
Ozarka appoints Salem woman (08/11/05)
A Salem woman has been tabbed to lead Ozarka College's search for a new college president. Carol Langston will serve as chairman over a committee that will select a new president by Jan. 1. "We're very excited to have Carol at the helm of our search for a new president," said Ozarka Board of Trustees Chairman Barbara Perryman. "She's helped other colleges find presidents and she's offered her services to us for free."...
Rabid skunks found in Fulton (08/11/05)
Officials at the Fulton County Health Department are warning residents to be on the lookout for rabid animals after three area skunks tested positive for rabies in recent weeks. "This is highly unusual for this time of year," said James Tanner, an environmental health specialist with the Arkansas Health Department. "People need to be on alert."...
Inmate's article wins award (08/11/05)
A prison inmate's feature article published in The South Missourian News in August 2004 took second place in the 2005 Amy Writing Awards competition. The award came with a prize of $5,000. Inmate and freelance writer Jon Marc Taylor, in his article "The Conviction of Love," described how his mother's forgiveness and unconditional love helped reverse his life's destructive course after his criminal conviction...
Fulton Quorum passes resolution on plan (08/11/05)
The Fulton County Quorum Court unanimously passed a resolution Aug. 8 to continue working on its pre-mitigation plan. Terry Gray, head of the mitigation with Arkansas Department of Emergency Management in Little Rock, told members of the Fulton County Quorum Court that passing the plan would benefit the county...
Area schools ready for vacation's end (08/11/05)
AREA -- School bells will ring across Oregon County and Mammoth Spring next week after summer vacation. Couch School will start classes Aug. 15 at 8:06 a.m. with a full day of classes. Classes will be dismissed at 2:54 p.m. Buses will run their regular routes. Breakfast will be served at a price of 70 cents for all students; adults will pay $1.10. Students in grades K-6 will pay $1 for lunch. Students in grades 7-12 will pay $1.10 for lunch, and adults will pay $1.60...
Grounded: (08/11/05)
grounded: A great horned owl nurses an injured wing on the ground Aug. 9 near Areawide Media's parking lot in Salem. Sgt. Scott Watkins with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission retrieved the injured owl. Watkins said he thinks the owl was hit by a moving vehicle. Photo/Jared...
9-year-old injured (08/11/05)
THAYER -- A 9-year-old Thayer boy suffered minor injuries when he ran into the side of a moving pickup truck Aug. 8. Thayer Police Chief Gene Hatman said Michael Franz was walking to Rogers Service Station on Front Street in Thayer just after 11 a.m. when the accident occurred...
Jones family haunted by questions (08/11/05)
mystery: Becky Jones reads a journal entry Aug. 5 from her home on Peace Valley Road. The entry depicts a dream Jones had about her missing niece, 21-year-old Bridgett Sellers. No one in Jones' family has had contact with Sellers since she vanished May 9, 2003, while walking walking near Jones' home. Photo/Jared...
1 dead, 2 injured in one vehicle accident (08/11/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- An Alton man, Brent Robinson, died in a one-vehicle accident July 30 in Shannon County. According to Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, Robinson, 34, was driving a 1198 Ford Crown Victoria when he ran off the left side of the road, overturned several times and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene...
Police search for man (08/11/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- Local law enforcement officers continue to search for an elderly Shannon County man who was last seen in Oregon County. According to Oregon County Chief Deputy Eric King, Sanford S. Hodges, 89, of Birch Tree was last seen July 31 at Argo's Trading Post just north of Alton. Officers said Hodges goes by the nickname "Doc."...
Ozarka appoints Langston (08/11/05)
A Salem woman has been tabbed to lead Ozarka College's search for a new college president. Carol Langston will serve as chairman over a committee that will select a new president by Jan. 1. "We're very excited to have Carol at the helm of our search for a new president," said Ozarka Board of Trustees Chairman Barbara Perryman. "She's helped other colleges find presidents and she's offered her services to us for free."...
Missouri judge has ties to Thayer (08/11/05)
Judge Romines is the husband of the former Jane Hackett, daughter of Maxine and the late Dan R. Hackett of Thayer. She graduated from Thayer High School with the class of 1963. Romines is the brother-in-law of Lloyd and Katherine Best of Thayer; uncle to Dr. Greg and Suzanne Langley of Thayer, and Danny and Maggie Simer of Mountain Home, Ark., and great uncle to Jessica Langley of Thayer and Sam Simer of Mountain Home...
Couple busted for marijuana (08/11/05)
A married couple's alleged attempt to buy and sell quantities of marijuana in Salem July 29 was thwarted by officers from the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force and the Fulton County Sheriff's Department. Randy Matthew Price, 23, and Rhealene Ann Price, 29, have each been charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, with intent to deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, both class C felonies...
Preparing for parking ... (08/11/05)
SUMMER WORK: Carl King of King Asphalt and Paving spent a portion of last week getting the student parking lot at Mammoth Spring High School ready to be paved. The company also did the paving work at the school.
Arnold wins contest (08/11/05)
Norma Arnold of Alton was the winner of a $100 savings bond in the recent name-the-street contest. Don and Gay Combs offered the prize in a contest to name the new street leading to the building they are constructing to be leased to Ozark Medical Center for a new location of their clinic in Alton...
Williams receives scholarship (08/11/05)
Michael Scott Williams of Mammoth Spring has been Awarded the Arkansas Tuition Scholarship from Southwest Missouri State University-West Plains. Williams is a freshman respiratory therapy major at SMSU-WP. He is the son of Michael R. Williams of Mammoth Spring and Donna J. Hill of Odessa, Texas...
Ozarka receives funds (08/11/05)
The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board (AHEDB) approved the distribution of $150 million in College Savings Bond funds at its regular meeting recently at Mid-South Community College in West Memphis. "The Coordinating Board is proud to present this opportunity to our institutions and the students they serve. ...
Lutheran youth perform (08/11/05)
The children and staff from the Vacation Bible School at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Horseshoe Bend sang for the residents at the North Arkansas Life Care Center July 15. The children sang songs centering around this year's Vacation Bible School theme -- "From Raindrops to Rainbows" based on Psalm 19:1 "The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands."...
Darner, Sawyer exchange vows (08/11/05)
Jackie Sawyer became the bride of Keith Darner on June 23 in a ceremony at Biggers Bluff in the gazebo overlooking Spring River, with Rev. Dr. Dennis Tinsman officiating. The bride is the daughter of Jack and the late Jane Fletcher. The groom's parents are Newell and Mary Darner...
Church offers scholarship (08/11/05)
Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy invites students who are entering their junior or senior college years this fall to apply for an award from the Harrie and Mildred Day Scholarship Fund. Students from Sharp, Fulton and Izard counties are eligible. To get an application, contact Ed Skeel at 257-3409 before Aug. 20. The application must be returned by Aug. 30...
Lutheran youth perform (08/11/05)
The children and staff from the Vacation Bible School at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Horseshoe Bend sang for the residents at the North Arkansas Life Care Center July 15. The children sang songs centering around this year's Vacation Bible School theme -- "From Raindrops to Rainbows" based on Psalm 19:1 "The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands."...
Ozarka receives funds (08/11/05)
The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board (AHEDB) approved the distribution of $150 million in College Savings Bond funds at its regular meeting recently at Mid-South Community College in West Memphis. "The Coordinating Board is proud to present this opportunity to our institutions and the students they serve. ...
Williams receives scholarship (08/11/05)
Michael Scott Williams of Mammoth Spring has been Awarded the Arkansas Tuition Scholarship from Southwest Missouri State University-West Plains. Williams is a freshman respiratory therapy major at SMSU-WP. He is the son of Michael R. Williams of Mammoth Spring and Donna J. Hill of Odessa, Texas...
Arnold wins contest (08/11/05)
Norma Arnold of Alton was the winner of a $100 savings bond in the recent name-the-street contest. Don and Gay Combs offered the prize in a contest to name the new street leading to the building they are constructing to be leased to Ozark Medical Center for a new location of their clinic in Alton...
Darner, Sawyer exchange vows (08/11/05)
Jackie Sawyer became the bride of Keith Darner on June 23 in a ceremony at Biggers Bluff in the gazebo overlooking Spring River, with Rev. Dr. Dennis Tinsman officiating. The bride is the daughter of Jack and the late Jane Fletcher. The groom's parents are Newell and Mary Darner...
Church offers scholarship (08/11/05)
Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy invites students who are entering their junior or senior college years this fall to apply for an award from the Harrie and Mildred Day Scholarship Fund. Students from Sharp, Fulton and Izard counties are eligible. To get an application, contact Ed Skeel at 257-3409 before Aug. 20. The application must be returned by Aug. 30...
Taneycomo trout sets new state record (08/11/05)
Excitement turned to disappointment, then elation, followed by uncertainty. But at the end of the day, St. Louisan Bryan Chapman was the proud owner of the Missouri brown trout fishing record. Chapman was fishing with his son, Blake, July 16 on Lake Taneycomo below Fall Creek when he hooked what felt like a big fish. It made a short run, then stopped...
Football Fan Day set at Mizzou (08/11/05)
The University of Missouri football team will hold its third annual Fan Day on Aug. 14 from 4-5:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field in Columbia. Admission to this annual event is free and gates will open at 4 p.m. Tiger fans will have an opportunity to meet Mizzou's players and coaches and get autographs (fans may bring only two outside items for signing) and pictures with their favorite players...
New requirements for ownership of captive deer in Arkansas (08/11/05)
Due to concerns over the possible spread of chronic wasting disease among captive-born white-tailed deer and elk, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission passed new regulations at their May meeting requiring owners of captive born deer and elk to file registration papers with the Commission by Dec. 30 for animals in their possession prior to June 30...
Football Fan Day set at Mizzou (08/11/05)
The University of Missouri football team will hold its third annual Fan Day on Aug. 14 from 4-5:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field in Columbia. Admission to this annual event is free and gates will open at 4 p.m. Tiger fans will have an opportunity to meet Mizzou's players and coaches and get autographs (fans may bring only two outside items for signing) and pictures with their favorite players...
New requirements for ownership of captive deer in Arkansas (08/11/05)
Due to concerns over the possible spread of chronic wasting disease among captive-born white-tailed deer and elk, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission passed new regulations at their May meeting requiring owners of captive born deer and elk to file registration papers with the Commission by Dec. 30 for animals in their possession prior to June 30...
Taneycomo trout sets new state record (08/11/05)
Excitement turned to disappointment, then elation, followed by uncertainty. But at the end of the day, St. Louisan Bryan Chapman was the proud owner of the Missouri brown trout fishing record. Chapman was fishing with his son, Blake, July 16 on Lake Taneycomo below Fall Creek when he hooked what felt like a big fish. It made a short run, then stopped...
Buddie Joe Glazier (08/11/05)
Buddie (Bud) Joe Glazier, 72, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 3, 2005, at his home. He was born in Bransville, Mo., the son of Vernie Glazier and Mildred (Beu) Glazier. He was employed in the education field and was a retired school administrator...
Teddy Joe Davis (08/11/05)
Teddy Joe Davis, 75, of Ada, Okla., was born Oct. 24, 1929, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Ray-mond E. "Fat" Davis and Verna "Johnnie" Cousins Davis. He died Aug. 1, 2005, in Ada, Okla. He was united in marriage on Jan. 31, 1947, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Nina Simpson...
Perry Lynn Gray (08/11/05)
Perry Lynn Gray, 52, of Emenince, Mo., formerly of Manila, died July 25 at Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton, Ark. Born in Blytheville, he was the son of the late Jerome Gray and was a longtime Manila resident before making his home in Missouri. He was a farmer and business entrepreneur having co-founded the "Bull Bust" in Jonesboro as well as other businesses in Arkansas and Missouri. He was of the Mehodist faith...
Mirtie Taylor (08/11/05)
Mirtie Taylor, 81, of Batesville, Ark., formerly of Cave City, died Aug. 1, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born July 13, 1924, at Evening Shade, to Robert and Maggie Gammill Williams. She was a nurse's aid, homemaker and member of the Matlock Road Church of God in Cave City...
Richard James Burdick (08/11/05)
~Died 8-7-2005 Richard James Burdick, 64. of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 7 2005, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland.
Jerry Morris Johnson (08/11/05)
Jerry Morris Johnson, age 63, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born June 6, 1942, in Monett, Ark., and passed away July 30 at his home in Mammoth Spring. Survivors include his wife, Rhonda Johnson of the home in Mammoth Spring; two daughters -- Sevia Miller and husband Mark, and Amanda Johnson; three sons Carl Johnson, Jerry Johnson and wife, Thresa and Floyd Johnson and wife, Crystal; one sister, Wanda Bailey; one brother, Freddie Greathouse; ten grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Helen Martin Jenkins (08/11/05)
Helen Isabel Martin Jenkins was born July 6, 1922, in Richfield, Kan., and died on July 19, 2005 at her home in Alvin, Texas. Helen's childhood years were spent in Boise City, Oklahoma during the Great Depression where she experienced the Oklahoma dust bowl. The dust endangered people's lives and that of livestock, and was so thick and strong that it blew into homes, even through closed windows, to the point that their family's clock quit ticking...
Margret Ethel Newsom (08/11/05)
Margaret Ethel Newsom, 66, of Mammoth Spring, was born Jan. 21, 1939, the daughter of Willie Lee Williams and Beala Elva Taylor Williams. She was one of nine girls. Margaret along with her sisters, was raised by a mother who lived for her family and church, the First Baptist Church of Mammoth Spring...
"Nana" Shaddix (08/11/05)
"Nana" Imogene McKissack Shaddix, daughter of the late Jim Ned McKissack and Mary Elizabeth Hardage McKissack, was born Nov. 8, 1916, in Streetman, Texas. She departed this life on July 27, 2005, in Oxford, Ark. at the age of 88 years. "Nana" was united in marriage to James T. ...
Emily A. Andreae (08/11/05)
Emily A. Andreae, 87, of Hardy, died Aug. 1, 2005, at the Ash Flat Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 25, 1918, in Sharp County near Ravenden to Henry Christian Hirsch and Henretta (Lotz) Hirsch. She grew up on a farm near Oak Grove #5, a one-room school, and attended Williford School...
Gladys M. Kozar (08/11/05)
Gladys M. Kozar, 92, of Hardy, Ark., passed away July 28, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was born Jan. 20, 1913, in Fenneville, Mich., the daughter of John Wesley Werner and Nellie Lawton Werner. She married George Kozar on Nov. 14, 1930, in Kalamazoo, Mich...
John W. Carpenter (08/11/05)
John W. Carpenter, 69, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died Aug. 2, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 28, 1936, at Burnet, Texas, to Johnny William and Mae Belle (Marshall) Carpenter. He served in the Army National Guard, worked for the Sharp County Road Department for 26 years and was of the Baptist faith...
William "Hub" Haley (08/11/05)
William Dean "Hub" Haley of St. Matthews, S.C., died Aug. 1, 2005 at his residence. He was born in Batesville, Ark., the son of the late William Virgil and Agnes Stewart Haley of Ash Flat. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of First Baptist Church at St. Matthews...
John A. Orin (08/11/05)
John A. Orin, 87, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born April 11, 1918, in Merrill, Wis., the son of George and Dora Orin. He was married to Louise Moor on June 10, 1944. Orin served in the Unied States Navy during World War II...
Gladys M. Kozar (08/11/05)
Gladys M. Kozar, 92, of Hardy, Ark., passed away July 28, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was born Jan. 20, 1913, in Fenneville, Mich., the daughter of John Wesley Werner and Nellie Lawton Werner. She married George Kozar on Nov. 14, 1930, in Kalamazoo, Mich...
Margret Ethel Newsom (08/11/05)
Margaret Ethel Newsom, 66, of Mammoth Spring, was born Jan. 21, 1939, the daughter of Willie Lee Williams and Beala Elva Taylor Williams. She was one of nine girls. Margaret along with her sisters, was raised by a mother who lived for her family and church, the First Baptist Church of Mammoth Spring...
"Nana" Shaddix (08/11/05)
"Nana" Imogene McKissack Shaddix, daughter of the late Jim Ned McKissack and Mary Elizabeth Hardage McKissack, was born Nov. 8, 1916, in Streetman, Texas. She departed this life on July 27, 2005, in Oxford, Ark. at the age of 88 years. "Nana" was united in marriage to James T. ...
John A. Orin (08/11/05)
John A. Orin, 87, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born April 11, 1918, in Merrill, Wis., the son of George and Dora Orin. He was married to Louise Moor on June 10, 1944. Orin served in the Unied States Navy during World War II...
John W. Carpenter (08/11/05)
John W. Carpenter, 69, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died Aug. 2, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 28, 1936, at Burnet, Texas, to Johnny William and Mae Belle (Marshall) Carpenter. He served in the Army National Guard, worked for the Sharp County Road Department for 26 years and was of the Baptist faith...
Mirtie Taylor (08/11/05)
Mirtie Taylor, 81, of Batesville, Ark., formerly of Cave City, died Aug. 1, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born July 13, 1924, at Evening Shade, to Robert and Maggie Gammill Williams. She was a nurse's aid, homemaker and member of the Matlock Road Church of God in Cave City...
William "Hub" Haley (08/11/05)
William Dean "Hub" Haley of St. Matthews, S.C., died Aug. 1, 2005 at his residence. He was born in Batesville, Ark., the son of the late William Virgil and Agnes Stewart Haley of Ash Flat. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of First Baptist Church at St. Matthews...
Jerry Morris Johnson (08/11/05)
Jerry Morris Johnson, age 63, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born June 6, 1942, in Monett, Ark., and passed away July 30 at his home in Mammoth Spring. Survivors include his wife, Rhonda Johnson of the home in Mammoth Spring; two daughters -- Sevia Miller and husband Mark, and Amanda Johnson; three sons Carl Johnson, Jerry Johnson and wife, Thresa and Floyd Johnson and wife, Crystal; one sister, Wanda Bailey; one brother, Freddie Greathouse; ten grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Emily A. Andreae (08/11/05)
Emily A. Andreae, 87, of Hardy, died Aug. 1, 2005, at the Ash Flat Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 25, 1918, in Sharp County near Ravenden to Henry Christian Hirsch and Henretta (Lotz) Hirsch. She grew up on a farm near Oak Grove #5, a one-room school, and attended Williford School...
Richard James Burdick (08/11/05)
~Died 8-7-2005 Richard James Burdick, 64. of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 7 2005, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland.
Perry Lynn Gray (08/11/05)
Perry Lynn Gray, 52, of Emenince, Mo., formerly of Manila, died July 25 at Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton, Ark. Born in Blytheville, he was the son of the late Jerome Gray and was a longtime Manila resident before making his home in Missouri. He was a farmer and business entrepreneur having co-founded the "Bull Bust" in Jonesboro as well as other businesses in Arkansas and Missouri. He was of the Mehodist faith...
Buddie Joe Glazier (08/11/05)
Buddie (Bud) Joe Glazier, 72, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 3, 2005, at his home. He was born in Bransville, Mo., the son of Vernie Glazier and Mildred (Beu) Glazier. He was employed in the education field and was a retired school administrator...
Helen Martin Jenkins (08/11/05)
Helen Isabel Martin Jenkins was born July 6, 1922, in Richfield, Kan., and died on July 19, 2005 at her home in Alvin, Texas. Helen's childhood years were spent in Boise City, Oklahoma during the Great Depression where she experienced the Oklahoma dust bowl. The dust endangered people's lives and that of livestock, and was so thick and strong that it blew into homes, even through closed windows, to the point that their family's clock quit ticking...
Teddy Joe Davis (08/11/05)
Teddy Joe Davis, 75, of Ada, Okla., was born Oct. 24, 1929, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Ray-mond E. "Fat" Davis and Verna "Johnnie" Cousins Davis. He died Aug. 1, 2005, in Ada, Okla. He was united in marriage on Jan. 31, 1947, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Nina Simpson...
Qaude Lynn Perryman (08/11/05)
Emily and Macey Perryman are excited to announce the birth of their new baby brother, Quade Lynn, who was born July 7, 2005. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Quade is the son of Stacy and Jennifer Perryman of Viola. He is the grandson of Danny and Barbara Perryman and Quinton and Rena Neal of Viola...
Abigal Marie Price (08/11/05)
Daniel and Katie Price of Birch Tree are the parents of a baby girl, Abigail Marie. She was born July 28 at 2:20 p.m. She weighed 5 pounds, 10 1/2 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. Grandparents are Dinah and John Woertz of Alton and Dennis and Ruth Price of Birch Tree...
Qaude Lynn Perryman (08/11/05)
Emily and Macey Perryman are excited to announce the birth of their new baby brother, Quade Lynn, who was born July 7, 2005. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Quade is the son of Stacy and Jennifer Perryman of Viola. He is the grandson of Danny and Barbara Perryman and Quinton and Rena Neal of Viola...
Abigal Marie Price (08/11/05)
Daniel and Katie Price of Birch Tree are the parents of a baby girl, Abigail Marie. She was born July 28 at 2:20 p.m. She weighed 5 pounds, 10 1/2 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. Grandparents are Dinah and John Woertz of Alton and Dennis and Ruth Price of Birch Tree...
Barrys celebrate 60 years of marriage (08/11/05)
Alpheus and Frances Barry of Viola will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 19. The couple married in Albion, Mich. in 1945. They have three children -- Kay, Phillip and Linda, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Barrys celebrate 60 years of marriage (08/11/05)
Alpheus and Frances Barry of Viola will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 19. The couple married in Albion, Mich. in 1945. They have three children -- Kay, Phillip and Linda, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Boldly Going Nowhere (08/11/05)
Growling at the world helps to maintain one's sanity. In my case, that requires a lot of growling. NOTE TO OSAMA BIN LADEN: Your father had 10 wives and 52 children. You have five wives (including a first cousin) and have fathered 24 children. You're on a quest to destroy western civilization and kill every non-Muslim on this planet because they don't measure up to your moral standards. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (08/11/05)
Growling at the world helps to maintain one's sanity. In my case, that requires a lot of growling. NOTE TO OSAMA BIN LADEN: Your father had 10 wives and 52 children. You have five wives (including a first cousin) and have fathered 24 children. You're on a quest to destroy western civilization and kill every non-Muslim on this planet because they don't measure up to your moral standards. ...