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Stories from Thursday, October 6, 2005

Sales tax goes to voters (10/06/05)
THAYER -- On Nov. 8 Thayer residents will go to polls to vote for or against a 1/2-cent sales tax. According to the Thayer Community Betterment Association (TCBA), the 1/2-cent sales tax would generate approximately $175,000 annually. The money from the revenue would go toward funding an economic developer position in the city...
...to be queen (10/06/05)
HOMECOMING BEAUTIES: Homecoming candidates this year at Thayer High School are, seated from left: LaShanda Horton, Heather Coffel and Brittany Allen. Attendants are, back row, from left: Becky Madden, Krysta Adams and Jade Underwood. Homecoming activities will be held Oct. 14...
Close call (10/06/05)
Seat Belts save lives: Shayne Roth (center) of Cherokee Village talks to a paramedic after she crashed her 1995 Saturn into the westbound ditch Oct. 4 on Highway 62/412 near Glencoe. Roth's husband, Dwayne Roth, and the couple's two children, Emily and Taylor, were passengers in the car. The Roths were wearing their seat belts and no injuries were reported. No citations had been issued as of press time. Photo/Jared...
Man sentenced to 1 year for beating wife (10/06/05)
A Fulton County man was sentenced to one year in the Fulton County jail Sept. 30 after a jury found him guilty of third degree assault, a misdemeanor. Michael F. Cooper, 52, was also ordered to pay a $1,000 fine by Fulton County Circuit Court Judge Tim Weaver...
Sheriff: Woman accidentally shot by boyfriend (10/06/05)
An Izard County woman was inadvertently shot by her boyfriend Oct. 2 at their home on Highway 58 near Bonetown, according to authorities. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said 44-year-old Trini Collins was shot in the upper right thigh by Bryan Regis...
West Plains woman wins $6.7 million (10/06/05)
HOWELL COUNTY -- A West Plains woman became a whole lot richer last month when she purchased a lotto ticket at her Lanton business, Hilltop Store. Mary K. Thomas, 56, recently claimed the $6.7 million Lotto jackpot from the Sept. 21 drawing, according to the Missouri Lottery. A clerk at the store said Thomas would not talk about her recent winning...
Salem student commended (10/06/05)
Academic Prowess: Emma Neal, a senior at Salem High School flips through the pages of one of her favorite science fiction books, The Eye of the World, by Robert Jordan Sept. 29 inside the Salem High School library. Photo/Jared Salem High School senior Emma Neal was selected as a Commended Student by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation Sept. 27...
Koshkonong joins One Call System (10/06/05)
KOSHKONONG -- The city of Koshkonong has joined the Missouri One Call System. Koshkonong Mayor Rose Vandiver said this is a non-profit organization established for the protection of underground facilities. "Missouri law requires anyone planning to dig, drill or blast to report the location of the dig site by calling 800-344-7483. ...
VFW gives school patriotic presentation (10/06/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring VFW Post 7831 and Ladies Auxiliary presented a patriotic program at the school Sept. 28. Auxiliary President Dorothy Parks presented the program giving information and history about the flag. VFW members participating were; Don Smith, Jack Parks, Wayne Haney, Roger Haney and Willis Pendarvis. Auxiliary members at the program were Mary McNeese, Sue Vanderpool, Marlene Haney and Rita Turner...
Forage producers faced much adversity this year (10/06/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- Forage producers in southern Missouri, including Oregon County, have had their share of adversities this growing season. Agronomy specialist Vance Hambelton with University Extension said the old saying "when it rains it pours" seems to be the case for the producers...
No agreement on 9-1-1 funding (10/06/05)
Cherokee Village Mayor Ray Maynard wants Sharp County residents to foot the bill for the shortfall in the county's central dispatch center. "If the people want 9-1-1 then they need to fund it," said Maynard at a Sept. 29 meeting at the courthouse with Judge Joe Stidman, Sheriff Dale Weaver and other county mayors to discuss possible funding solutions...
Brookland man sentenced on drug charges in Fulton (10/06/05)
A Brookland man who was assaulted by Craighead County jailers last year and then arrested in Fulton County for drug related charges will be getting acquainted with jailers at one of the state correctional facilities. Terry Winston O'Neil, 49, was sentenced to 10 years in state prison Sept. 26 by Fulton County Circuit Court Judge Tim Weaver...
VFD elects new board members (10/06/05)
BB ROAD -- At the September meeting of the BB Road VFD and Community Center, votes from the yearly board election were counted. New board members are Wendell Williams, Kenneth Worthy, Tony Roberts and Laverne Cockman. Dale Johnson and Norma Hufstedler opted not to run for a board position this year. BB Road VFD member Susie Van Camp said Johnson and Hufstedler deserve a big "thank you" for the years they have served and the time they have given to the fire department...
Miller money train makes stop in Fulton (10/06/05)
The Fulton County Courthouse is about to become handicap accessible. State Sen. Paul Miller gave Fulton County Judge Charles Willett a $65,000 check Sept. 28 at the Fulton County Courthouse for renovations to the courthouse. Those renovations include the installation of a wheelchair lift to the second floor of the courthouse where the courtroom is located, said Willett...
Sheriff: Woman accidentally shot by boyfriend (10/06/05)
An Izard County woman was inadvertently shot by her boyfriend Oct. 2 at their home on Highway 58 near Bonetown, according to authorities. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said 44-year-old Trini Collins was shot in the upper right thigh by Bryan Regis...
West Plains woman wins $6.7 million (10/06/05)
HOWELL COUNTY -- A West Plains woman became a whole lot richer last month when she purchased a lotto ticket at her Lanton business, Hilltop Store. Mary K. Thomas, 56, recently claimed the $6.7 million Lotto jackpot from the Sept. 21 drawing, according to the Missouri Lottery. A clerk at the store said Thomas would not talk about her recent winning...
Close call (10/06/05)
Seat Belts save lives: Shayne Roth (center) of Cherokee Village talks to a paramedic after she crashed her 1995 Saturn into the westbound ditch Oct. 4 on Highway 62/412 near Glencoe. Roth's husband, Dwayne Roth, and the couple's two children, Emily and Taylor, were passengers in the car. The Roths were wearing their seat belts and no injuries were reported. No citations had been issued as of press time. Photo/Jared...
Man sentenced to 1 year for beating wife (10/06/05)
A Fulton County man was sentenced to one year in the Fulton County jail Sept. 30 after a jury found him guilty of third degree assault, a misdemeanor. Michael F. Cooper, 52, was also ordered to pay a $1,000 fine by Fulton County Circuit Court Judge Tim Weaver...
Sales tax goes to voters (10/06/05)
THAYER -- On Nov. 8 Thayer residents will go to polls to vote for or against a 1/2-cent sales tax. According to the Thayer Community Betterment Association (TCBA), the 1/2-cent sales tax would generate approximately $175,000 annually. The money from the revenue would go toward funding an economic developer position in the city...
...to be queen (10/06/05)
HOMECOMING BEAUTIES: Homecoming candidates this year at Thayer High School are, seated from left: LaShanda Horton, Heather Coffel and Brittany Allen. Attendants are, back row, from left: Becky Madden, Krysta Adams and Jade Underwood. Homecoming activities will be held Oct. 14...
Forage producers faced much adversity this year (10/06/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- Forage producers in southern Missouri, including Oregon County, have had their share of adversities this growing season. Agronomy specialist Vance Hambelton with University Extension said the old saying "when it rains it pours" seems to be the case for the producers...
No agreement on 9-1-1 funding (10/06/05)
Cherokee Village Mayor Ray Maynard wants Sharp County residents to foot the bill for the shortfall in the county's central dispatch center. "If the people want 9-1-1 then they need to fund it," said Maynard at a Sept. 29 meeting at the courthouse with Judge Joe Stidman, Sheriff Dale Weaver and other county mayors to discuss possible funding solutions...
Salem student commended (10/06/05)
Academic Prowess: Emma Neal, a senior at Salem High School flips through the pages of one of her favorite science fiction books, The Eye of the World, by Robert Jordan Sept. 29 inside the Salem High School library. Photo/Jared Salem High School senior Emma Neal was selected as a Commended Student by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation Sept. 27...
Koshkonong joins One Call System (10/06/05)
KOSHKONONG -- The city of Koshkonong has joined the Missouri One Call System. Koshkonong Mayor Rose Vandiver said this is a non-profit organization established for the protection of underground facilities. "Missouri law requires anyone planning to dig, drill or blast to report the location of the dig site by calling 800-344-7483. ...
VFW gives school patriotic presentation (10/06/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring VFW Post 7831 and Ladies Auxiliary presented a patriotic program at the school Sept. 28. Auxiliary President Dorothy Parks presented the program giving information and history about the flag. VFW members participating were; Don Smith, Jack Parks, Wayne Haney, Roger Haney and Willis Pendarvis. Auxiliary members at the program were Mary McNeese, Sue Vanderpool, Marlene Haney and Rita Turner...
Brookland man sentenced on drug charges in Fulton (10/06/05)
A Brookland man who was assaulted by Craighead County jailers last year and then arrested in Fulton County for drug related charges will be getting acquainted with jailers at one of the state correctional facilities. Terry Winston O'Neil, 49, was sentenced to 10 years in state prison Sept. 26 by Fulton County Circuit Court Judge Tim Weaver...
VFD elects new board members (10/06/05)
BB ROAD -- At the September meeting of the BB Road VFD and Community Center, votes from the yearly board election were counted. New board members are Wendell Williams, Kenneth Worthy, Tony Roberts and Laverne Cockman. Dale Johnson and Norma Hufstedler opted not to run for a board position this year. BB Road VFD member Susie Van Camp said Johnson and Hufstedler deserve a big "thank you" for the years they have served and the time they have given to the fire department...
Miller money train makes stop in Fulton (10/06/05)
The Fulton County Courthouse is about to become handicap accessible. State Sen. Paul Miller gave Fulton County Judge Charles Willett a $65,000 check Sept. 28 at the Fulton County Courthouse for renovations to the courthouse. Those renovations include the installation of a wheelchair lift to the second floor of the courthouse where the courtroom is located, said Willett...
Goings honored for 35 years of employment (10/06/05)
At a bankwide meeting held Sept. 27, Martin Carpenter, CEO and board chairman of FNBC, presented Janetta Goings with a bouquet of roses to honor her 35 years of service with FNBC. Goings, assistant vice president and data processing team leader at FNBC, was also honored with a "Janetta Goings Day" at the FNBC Ash Flat location...
Thayer-Mammoth arts and crafts show accepting applications (10/06/05)
The Thayer-Mammoth Spring Arts and Craft Show and Sale is currently taking applications for booth space at the 31st annual craft show. The dates for this year's show are Nov. 5 and 6 in the Thayer High School. The hours for this show will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 5, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 6. The entry fee per space is $30 (booth spaces are 5 foot by 8 foot)...
Third Floor of Terror coming to Thayer (10/06/05)
Third Floor of Terror will open at 7 p.m. Oct. 14, for its fifth year as a fundraising event. This year, the opening weekend's proceeds will go to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. The haunted house volunteers decided to raise funds for a national charity as well as the local ambulance base this year, building on what has become a successful annual fundraiser...
Arts and crafts festival slated for Hardy (10/06/05)
The "Old Hardy Town" Fall Arts and Crafts Festival will be celebrating its 23rd year Oct. 15 and 16. The Arts and Crafts Festival will be free to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 15 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 16. There will be free music on Main Street...
Richmond, James receive MSU-WP scholarships (10/06/05)
Lana Richmond of Williford has been awarded the Arkansas Tuition Scholarship from Missouri State University-West Plains. Richmond, a 2004 graduate of Williford High School, is a sophomore veterinary medicine major at MSU-WP. She is the daughter of Lanny and Vickie J. Richmond of Williford...
Post office invites public (10/06/05)
The employees of the Hardy Post Office, 300 Highway 63 North, invite patrons to drop by for Customer Appreciation Day on Oct. 6 during regular business hours. Refreshments will be served.
Williams, Fryar to marry (10/06/05)
Darrel and Carol Williams of Glencoe, and Richard and Kathy Fryar announce the wedding of their children, Amanda Lee and Richie Lee, on Oct. 22 at 3 p.m. in Dardanelle, Ark. at Mt. Nebo State Park. A reception will be held following the ceremony. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Thayer-Mammoth arts and crafts show accepting applications (10/06/05)
The Thayer-Mammoth Spring Arts and Craft Show and Sale is currently taking applications for booth space at the 31st annual craft show. The dates for this year's show are Nov. 5 and 6 in the Thayer High School. The hours for this show will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 5, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 6. The entry fee per space is $30 (booth spaces are 5 foot by 8 foot)...
Third Floor of Terror coming to Thayer (10/06/05)
Third Floor of Terror will open at 7 p.m. Oct. 14, for its fifth year as a fundraising event. This year, the opening weekend's proceeds will go to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. The haunted house volunteers decided to raise funds for a national charity as well as the local ambulance base this year, building on what has become a successful annual fundraiser...
Arts and crafts festival slated for Hardy (10/06/05)
The "Old Hardy Town" Fall Arts and Crafts Festival will be celebrating its 23rd year Oct. 15 and 16. The Arts and Crafts Festival will be free to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 15 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 16. There will be free music on Main Street...
Richmond, James receive MSU-WP scholarships (10/06/05)
Lana Richmond of Williford has been awarded the Arkansas Tuition Scholarship from Missouri State University-West Plains. Richmond, a 2004 graduate of Williford High School, is a sophomore veterinary medicine major at MSU-WP. She is the daughter of Lanny and Vickie J. Richmond of Williford...
Goings honored for 35 years of employment (10/06/05)
At a bankwide meeting held Sept. 27, Martin Carpenter, CEO and board chairman of FNBC, presented Janetta Goings with a bouquet of roses to honor her 35 years of service with FNBC. Goings, assistant vice president and data processing team leader at FNBC, was also honored with a "Janetta Goings Day" at the FNBC Ash Flat location...
Williams, Fryar to marry (10/06/05)
Darrel and Carol Williams of Glencoe, and Richard and Kathy Fryar announce the wedding of their children, Amanda Lee and Richie Lee, on Oct. 22 at 3 p.m. in Dardanelle, Ark. at Mt. Nebo State Park. A reception will be held following the ceremony. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Post office invites public (10/06/05)
The employees of the Hardy Post Office, 300 Highway 63 North, invite patrons to drop by for Customer Appreciation Day on Oct. 6 during regular business hours. Refreshments will be served.
Hounds bust out of losing streak with vengeance; mangle Mohawks (10/06/05)
Finally. After four weeks of frustration that saw the Salem Greyhounds fall into an 0-4 hole to start the 2005 season, the Hounds finally broke through and dumped a month's worth of frustration on Piggott, as the Hounds pounded the Mohawks into the Clay County turf by a count of 48-0 in 3AA Conference play Sept. 30...
Avalanche in Ava (10/06/05)
While it's never a good thing when your starting quarterback is forced to miss a game because of injury, it can be downright deadly when your starting quarterback is also your punter, kick returner and linebacker. Add to this one powerful opponent, one enjoying their homecoming night, and a recipe for disaster is close at hand...
Young Lady Bearkatz state champs (10/06/05)
Heading into the 2005 golf season, the Melbourne Lady Bearkatz knew they had a roster stocked with talented freshmen and sophomores, giving head coach Phyllis Harmon hope for the future. What the Lady Katz might not have known at the start of the season is that the future is here and now...
Young Lady Bearkatz state champs (10/06/05)
Heading into the 2005 golf season, the Melbourne Lady Bearkatz knew they had a roster stocked with talented freshmen and sophomores, giving head coach Phyllis Harmon hope for the future. What the Lady Katz might not have known at the start of the season is that the future is here and now...
Avalanche in Ava (10/06/05)
While it's never a good thing when your starting quarterback is forced to miss a game because of injury, it can be downright deadly when your starting quarterback is also your punter, kick returner and linebacker. Add to this one powerful opponent, one enjoying their homecoming night, and a recipe for disaster is close at hand...
Hounds bust out of losing streak with vengeance; mangle Mohawks (10/06/05)
Finally. After four weeks of frustration that saw the Salem Greyhounds fall into an 0-4 hole to start the 2005 season, the Hounds finally broke through and dumped a month's worth of frustration on Piggott, as the Hounds pounded the Mohawks into the Clay County turf by a count of 48-0 in 3AA Conference play Sept. 30...
Geraldine Olivia Dugger (10/06/05)
Geraldine Olivia Dugger, of Oxford Ark., daughter of the late Arlun and Edith Webb Helm was born Feb. 18, 1936, in Oxford. She died Sept. 28, 2005, at Salem, Ark., at the age of 69 years. She spent her working years as a loving and giving mother, grandmother and an accountant/programs analyst for the Army Corps of Engineers...
Louise Norman Burrow (10/06/05)
Louise Norman Burrow, 83, of Hot Springs, Ark., died Sept. 22, 2005, in Little Rock, Ark. Growing up on her beloved Spring River in Hardy, Lou was the daugher of Henry and Mariam Buford Norman. She graduated from Hendrix College in 1943 and was married to Dr. Thomas E. Burrow until his death in 1983...
Medora Ann Winter (10/06/05)
Medora Ann Winter, 78, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Roy Weiso and Marie Honess Weiso, was born Nov. 25, 1926, in Ann Arbor, Mich. She died Sept. 27, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to Harry Edwin Winter on Aug. 11, 1950, in Marshall, Mich., and to this union three children were born...
Edith Derotha Sloan (10/06/05)
Edith Derotha Sloan, 90, of Thayer, Mo., was born July 7, 1915, in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of the late Issac N. Willison and Ada Celia Pierce Willison.. She died Sept. 26, 2005, at West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage Nov. 20, 1948, in Craighead County, Ark. to Charles Sloan who preceded her in death Dec. 6, 1980...
Albert Fletcher Prewitt (10/06/05)
Albert Fletcher Prewitt was born April 2, 1921 the son of Ivens and Mary James Prewitt of Ravenden, Ark. He married Dorothy Harrell on Oct. 17, 1944 in Hardy. When he died Sept. 25, 2005, they were less than a month from celebrating their 61st wedding anniversary...
Krystal Dawn King (10/06/05)
Krystal Dawn King, 31, of Rock Spring, died Sept. 29, 2005, in a local hospital. She was a beautiful loving wife, precious daughter and sweet baby sister. She was devoted to her family and was an inspiration to all of her friends. Kristi was an animal lover and the proud "mother" of Mena, her Chinese Shar Pei. In lieu of flowers she wished for donations to be sent to Operation Scarlet, a Shar Pei rescue organization, P.O. Box 8463, Lancaster, PA 17604-8463 or at operationscarlet.com...
Leroy Paul Danner (10/06/05)
Leroy Paul Danner of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Sept. 30, 2005 at his home in Horseshoe Bend. Danner was born Aug. 10, 1934 in Rockford, Ill. the son of Paul and Linnea (Anderson) Danner. He was 71. Danner was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. During his working years he was a machine operator for American Brass. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Emma Jean Brannum (10/06/05)
Mrs. Emma Jean Brannum age 88, of Ash Flat, formerly of Leachville, died Monday at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Wynne, Arkansas she was the daughter of the late Homer and Artie Smoot Lawrence and had been a longtime Leachville resident before making her home in Ash Flat 17 years ago. She was the widow of Mr. Warlick "Bud" Brannum and was of the Baptist Faith...
Walter S. Tubutis (10/06/05)
Walter S. Tubutis, 89, died Sept. 19, 2005. He was born in Chicago on Jan. 17, 1917. Walter and his wife, Ellen moved to Cherokee Village about 25 years ago. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, an active member of the bowling leagues, and an avid gardener...
Gene Curtis Waldrop (10/06/05)
Staff Sergeant Gene Curtis Waldrop, died Oct. 1, at his home in Myrtle at the age of 72 years. He was born June 21, 1933, in Clarksville, Texas, to Leo Curtis and Elsie (Ball) Waldrop. He was a twenty-one year veteran of the United States Army, earning the rank of Staff Sergeant E-5. ...
Jack Douglas Heavner (10/06/05)
Jack Douglas Heavner, 75, of Mitchell, Ark., son of the late John Henderson Heavner and Adeline Grace Stout Heavner was born Oct. 25, 1929, in Hughes, Ark. He died Sept. 28, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mounain Home, Ark. He was married to Wilma Lou Morrison on Dec. 21, 1957, in Marion, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Billy Lee Collins (10/06/05)
Billy Lee Collins, 54, of Williford, Ark., was born in Imboden, Ark., the son of Francis Marion Collins and Minnie Collins. He died Sept. 29, 2005, at Randolph County Medical Center. He was employed in manufacturing at Waterloo Industries. He was a car enthusiast...
Larry "Cuzz" Romine (10/06/05)
Larry "Cuzz" Romine, 58, of Fayetteville, Ark., died Sept. 28, 2005, at his home. He was born May 16, 1947, in Heart, Ark., the son of John Earl and Bunice Benton Romine. He was in welfare management with the Department of Human Services. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in Vietnam...
Edna D. Tapp (10/06/05)
Edna D. Tapp, 79, died on Sept. 28. She was a retired Shelby County government employee. Visitation was Sept. 30. Services were Oct. 1 at Forest Hill East. Survivors include four children, Ron Gargus, Joseph Gargus, Bonita Estes and Kay Kinsella; four step-children Gail Martin, Fred Tapp, Mark Tapp and Ilene Tapp; two sisters, Kathy Magann and Lois Reynolds; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews and friends...
William "Bill" Scott (10/06/05)
The Spring River Baptist Church north of Hardy with pastor Floyd Rkard will have a memorial service for William "Bill" Scott Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Relatives invite everyone to attend and share memories and personal stories about "Bill" with loved ones and friends...
Wandel Garner (10/06/05)
Wandel Garner, 75, of Roswell, N.M., died Sept. 16, 2005, at home. He was born Oct. 31, 1929, in Calico Rock, Ark. He graduated from Salem High School in 1947. He joined the Army in 1948, and was in the service for nine years. He worked for New Mexico Tranpsortaiton and TNM&O bus companies as bus driver...
Edna M. Stevens (10/06/05)
Edna M. Stevens, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 12, 1928, in Oregon County, Mo., the daughter of Guy and Lula Johnson-Cartee. She died Sept. 26, 2005, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include her husband, Earl Stevens of the home; three children, David Kendell Stevens and wife, Barbara of Alton, Donna Wood and husband Paul of West Plains, and Wendell Stevens and wife, Roberta, of Thayer; two sisters, Ora Mae Johnson and Agnes Clark both of West Plains; six grandchildren; six great-grandcildren and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Lessie Dean Dale (10/06/05)
Lessie Dean Dale, a homemaker, a devoted mother and grandmother, died Sept. 30, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 91. She was born Dec. 22, 1913, in Bradley, Mo., the daughter of Raymond and Oma (Dale) Christian. She was a member of the Victory Freewill Baptist Church in Alton, Mo...
Krystal Dawn King (10/06/05)
Krystal Dawn King, 31, of Rock Spring, died Sept. 29, 2005, in a local hospital. She was a beautiful loving wife, precious daughter and sweet baby sister. She was devoted to her family and was an inspiration to all of her friends. Kristi was an animal lover and the proud "mother" of Mena, her Chinese Shar Pei. In lieu of flowers she wished for donations to be sent to Operation Scarlet, a Shar Pei rescue organization, P.O. Box 8463, Lancaster, PA 17604-8463 or at operationscarlet.com...
Walter S. Tubutis (10/06/05)
Walter S. Tubutis, 89, died Sept. 19, 2005. He was born in Chicago on Jan. 17, 1917. Walter and his wife, Ellen moved to Cherokee Village about 25 years ago. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, an active member of the bowling leagues, and an avid gardener...
Leroy Paul Danner (10/06/05)
Leroy Paul Danner of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Sept. 30, 2005 at his home in Horseshoe Bend. Danner was born Aug. 10, 1934 in Rockford, Ill. the son of Paul and Linnea (Anderson) Danner. He was 71. Danner was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. During his working years he was a machine operator for American Brass. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Emma Jean Brannum (10/06/05)
Mrs. Emma Jean Brannum age 88, of Ash Flat, formerly of Leachville, died Monday at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Wynne, Arkansas she was the daughter of the late Homer and Artie Smoot Lawrence and had been a longtime Leachville resident before making her home in Ash Flat 17 years ago. She was the widow of Mr. Warlick "Bud" Brannum and was of the Baptist Faith...
Gene Curtis Waldrop (10/06/05)
Staff Sergeant Gene Curtis Waldrop, died Oct. 1, at his home in Myrtle at the age of 72 years. He was born June 21, 1933, in Clarksville, Texas, to Leo Curtis and Elsie (Ball) Waldrop. He was a twenty-one year veteran of the United States Army, earning the rank of Staff Sergeant E-5. ...
Louise Norman Burrow (10/06/05)
Louise Norman Burrow, 83, of Hot Springs, Ark., died Sept. 22, 2005, in Little Rock, Ark. Growing up on her beloved Spring River in Hardy, Lou was the daugher of Henry and Mariam Buford Norman. She graduated from Hendrix College in 1943 and was married to Dr. Thomas E. Burrow until his death in 1983...
Medora Ann Winter (10/06/05)
Medora Ann Winter, 78, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Roy Weiso and Marie Honess Weiso, was born Nov. 25, 1926, in Ann Arbor, Mich. She died Sept. 27, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to Harry Edwin Winter on Aug. 11, 1950, in Marshall, Mich., and to this union three children were born...
Geraldine Olivia Dugger (10/06/05)
Geraldine Olivia Dugger, of Oxford Ark., daughter of the late Arlun and Edith Webb Helm was born Feb. 18, 1936, in Oxford. She died Sept. 28, 2005, at Salem, Ark., at the age of 69 years. She spent her working years as a loving and giving mother, grandmother and an accountant/programs analyst for the Army Corps of Engineers...
Billy Lee Collins (10/06/05)
Billy Lee Collins, 54, of Williford, Ark., was born in Imboden, Ark., the son of Francis Marion Collins and Minnie Collins. He died Sept. 29, 2005, at Randolph County Medical Center. He was employed in manufacturing at Waterloo Industries. He was a car enthusiast...
Lessie Dean Dale (10/06/05)
Lessie Dean Dale, a homemaker, a devoted mother and grandmother, died Sept. 30, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 91. She was born Dec. 22, 1913, in Bradley, Mo., the daughter of Raymond and Oma (Dale) Christian. She was a member of the Victory Freewill Baptist Church in Alton, Mo...
Edna M. Stevens (10/06/05)
Edna M. Stevens, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 12, 1928, in Oregon County, Mo., the daughter of Guy and Lula Johnson-Cartee. She died Sept. 26, 2005, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include her husband, Earl Stevens of the home; three children, David Kendell Stevens and wife, Barbara of Alton, Donna Wood and husband Paul of West Plains, and Wendell Stevens and wife, Roberta, of Thayer; two sisters, Ora Mae Johnson and Agnes Clark both of West Plains; six grandchildren; six great-grandcildren and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Wandel Garner (10/06/05)
Wandel Garner, 75, of Roswell, N.M., died Sept. 16, 2005, at home. He was born Oct. 31, 1929, in Calico Rock, Ark. He graduated from Salem High School in 1947. He joined the Army in 1948, and was in the service for nine years. He worked for New Mexico Tranpsortaiton and TNM&O bus companies as bus driver...
William "Bill" Scott (10/06/05)
The Spring River Baptist Church north of Hardy with pastor Floyd Rkard will have a memorial service for William "Bill" Scott Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Relatives invite everyone to attend and share memories and personal stories about "Bill" with loved ones and friends...
Jack Douglas Heavner (10/06/05)
Jack Douglas Heavner, 75, of Mitchell, Ark., son of the late John Henderson Heavner and Adeline Grace Stout Heavner was born Oct. 25, 1929, in Hughes, Ark. He died Sept. 28, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mounain Home, Ark. He was married to Wilma Lou Morrison on Dec. 21, 1957, in Marion, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Edith Derotha Sloan (10/06/05)
Edith Derotha Sloan, 90, of Thayer, Mo., was born July 7, 1915, in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of the late Issac N. Willison and Ada Celia Pierce Willison.. She died Sept. 26, 2005, at West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage Nov. 20, 1948, in Craighead County, Ark. to Charles Sloan who preceded her in death Dec. 6, 1980...
Edna D. Tapp (10/06/05)
Edna D. Tapp, 79, died on Sept. 28. She was a retired Shelby County government employee. Visitation was Sept. 30. Services were Oct. 1 at Forest Hill East. Survivors include four children, Ron Gargus, Joseph Gargus, Bonita Estes and Kay Kinsella; four step-children Gail Martin, Fred Tapp, Mark Tapp and Ilene Tapp; two sisters, Kathy Magann and Lois Reynolds; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews and friends...
Albert Fletcher Prewitt (10/06/05)
Albert Fletcher Prewitt was born April 2, 1921 the son of Ivens and Mary James Prewitt of Ravenden, Ark. He married Dorothy Harrell on Oct. 17, 1944 in Hardy. When he died Sept. 25, 2005, they were less than a month from celebrating their 61st wedding anniversary...
Larry "Cuzz" Romine (10/06/05)
Larry "Cuzz" Romine, 58, of Fayetteville, Ark., died Sept. 28, 2005, at his home. He was born May 16, 1947, in Heart, Ark., the son of John Earl and Bunice Benton Romine. He was in welfare management with the Department of Human Services. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in Vietnam...
Wyatt Heath Thompson (10/06/05)
Eric and Andrea Thompson of Natchitoches, La., announce the birth of their son, Wyatt Heath Thompson on Sept. 15, 2005, at 1:40 p.m. in Natchitoches. Wyatt weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 and 1/4 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Steve Pierce and Deniece Pierce of Mammoth Spring...
Jude Lane Everett (10/06/05)
Chad and Amanda Everett of Oxford announce the birth of a son born on Sept. 28, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Jude Lane Everett. He weighed 8 pounds, 2.5 ounces and was welcomed by sibling, Coby Allen Everett...
Wyatt Heath Thompson (10/06/05)
Eric and Andrea Thompson of Natchitoches, La., announce the birth of their son, Wyatt Heath Thompson on Sept. 15, 2005, at 1:40 p.m. in Natchitoches. Wyatt weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 and 1/4 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Steve Pierce and Deniece Pierce of Mammoth Spring...
Jude Lane Everett (10/06/05)
Chad and Amanda Everett of Oxford announce the birth of a son born on Sept. 28, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Jude Lane Everett. He weighed 8 pounds, 2.5 ounces and was welcomed by sibling, Coby Allen Everett...
Forrest, Schneider exchange vows (10/06/05)
Maria Schneider and Will Forrest were married Sept. 23 in Wurzburg, Germany. Forrest is the son of Donna Forrest of Ash Flat and James W. Forrest Jr. of Jonesboro. He is the maternal grandson of Jack and Bernece Smith of Hardy and the paternal grandson of the late Jimmy Forrest and Reba Forrest-Hobson and stepgrandfather Wallace Hobson of Jonesboro...
Forrest, Schneider exchange vows (10/06/05)
Maria Schneider and Will Forrest were married Sept. 23 in Wurzburg, Germany. Forrest is the son of Donna Forrest of Ash Flat and James W. Forrest Jr. of Jonesboro. He is the maternal grandson of Jack and Bernece Smith of Hardy and the paternal grandson of the late Jimmy Forrest and Reba Forrest-Hobson and stepgrandfather Wallace Hobson of Jonesboro...
Baldridge, Reed to unite in matrimony (10/06/05)
Margie Pendarvis of Mammoth Spring announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her granddaughter, Jessica Baldridge, to Harold Reed. The bride-elect is the daughter of Connie Mitchell of Mountain Grove, Mo., and Russell Baldridge of Paragould, Ark., and the granddaughter of Ruby Baldridge of Paragould...
Baldridge, Reed to unite in matrimony (10/06/05)
Margie Pendarvis of Mammoth Spring announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her granddaughter, Jessica Baldridge, to Harold Reed. The bride-elect is the daughter of Connie Mitchell of Mountain Grove, Mo., and Russell Baldridge of Paragould, Ark., and the granddaughter of Ruby Baldridge of Paragould...
Boldly Going Nowhere (10/06/05)
Since a year is actually 365.24219 days long, a day is added to the end of February every fours years (except for years which are both divisible by 100 and not divisible by 400) to keep the calendar year in synchronization with the four seasons. When a day is added, that year is referred to as a leap year...
Boldly Going Nowhere (10/06/05)
Since a year is actually 365.24219 days long, a day is added to the end of February every fours years (except for years which are both divisible by 100 and not divisible by 400) to keep the calendar year in synchronization with the four seasons. When a day is added, that year is referred to as a leap year...