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Stories from Thursday, November 3, 2005

Smith in jail but not out of class (11/03/05)
The newest student in the Salem School District looked down and answered softly, almost imperceptibly, "I've been charged with first-degree murder." The interviewer thought the shy teenager misunderstood the question: "Why are you enrolled at Salem instead of Mammoth Spring?"...
Midway pair arrested on marijuana charges (11/03/05)
Arkansas State Police based in Izard County seized approximately 30 pounds of marijuana while conducting a sobriety checkpoint Oct. 27 on State Highway 58 in Izard County. Corp. Todd Shaw and trooper Daniel Busch detected the smell of the drug coming from inside the vehicle and while searching the trunk of the vehicle found two large bricks of marijuana. Also seized was $3,000 from the vehicle and the vehicle occupants...
Bye food pyramid, hello MyPyramid (11/03/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- University of Missouri Extension Nutrition Program Associate Valerie Kuczek spends a large portion of her time educating the students in the four public schools in the county about healthful eating choices. Kuczek uses a new tool when teaching the students, MyPyramid 101. ...
Circuit judge retiring (11/03/05)
AREA -- After nearly 40 years of working in the judicial system, 37th District Circuit Court Judge R. Jack Garrett is hanging up his robe and retiring his gavel at the end of this month. Garret has struggled in recent years with several medical issues including cancer and heart surgery. ...
Construction begins on driveway (11/03/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace announced last week that construction had begun on a new parking pad and driveway at the Mammoth Spring Fire Department/Community Hall. The building is located at 165 Second Street. Pace said it was constructed in 1986 with grant money...
Injuries, but no charges, in bar brawl (11/03/05)
THAYER -- No charges have been filed in an incident in which two people sustained injuries at the Thayer Eagles Club. Oregon County Sheriff Tim Ward said he answered a call at the Eagles, located just outside the Thayer city limits, at 5:20 p.m. Oct. 25...
STAR GREENHAND (11/03/05)
STAR GREENHAND: Danny Ulmanis was awarded the Star Greenhand Award and received $50 from Garnett Wood Products, which sponsors the award, and the Star Greenhand plaque from the chapter for being the most active first year agricultural student and FFA member as a freshman. ...
Regional museum to hold annual meeting (11/03/05)
Old Independence Regional Museum will hold its annual meeting of members and friends at 4 p.m. Nov. 5. The guest speaker will be Dr. Charles Bolton, professor of history, UALR. His topic will be "Runaway Slaves and the Arkansas Highlands." New trustees and officers will be introduced at the meeting. A reception will follow in the museum's newly completed expansion space. This event is free and open to the general public...
MSU-WP to present "The Bartered Bride" (11/03/05)
Missouri State University's Opera Viva troupe will present Smetana's opera "The Bartered Bride" at 3 p.m. Nov. 6 at the West Plains Civic Center theater. The event, sponsored by MSU-WP's University/Community Programs (U/CP) Department, is free and open to all. No tickets are required. The performance will be in English and under the direction of Dr. Pearl Yeadon, professor of music at MSU in Springfield...
Escapee gets chill and turns self in (11/03/05)
An Evening Shade teen, who had escaped from the Sharp County jail Oct. 26, not only came back on her own, but came back with a shirt full of pills, according to authorities. Carrie Meiburger, 17, had been jailed on a misdemeanor criminal trespass charge and was sent to a rehabilitation center, Sheriff Dale Weaver said. After she completed the program, she was returned to jail to face additional charges of residential burglary and theft of property, both felonies, he said...
Sheriff: Burglary suspect confesses (11/03/05)
A Highland man's confession of robbing a local pharmacy at gunpoint did more than just solve an armed robbery, it solved numerous burglaries throughout the area, Sheriff Dale Weaver said. Kirby Melton Booth Jr., 49, remains in the Sharp County jail in lieu of a $125,000 bond, charged with robbing Hill's Drug Store in Highland Oct. 15, but he is now charged with a whole lot more...
New driveway started for Mammoth fire department (11/03/05)
Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace announced last week that construction had begun on a new parking pad and driveway at the Mammoth Spring Fire Department/Community Hall. The building is located at 165 Second Street. Pace said it was constructed in 1986 with grant money...
A way out (11/03/05)
It's not often that a man thanks the police officer who arrested him. But Madison Hurst of Byron does. "I actually have to give thanks to Brian Sanderson and the sheriff," said Hurst, who has, by his own admission, been "in and out of jail all my life."...
Christos House welcomes victims of domestic abuse (11/03/05)
ALTON -- Christos House has opened an outreach center in Alton. It is located at 21 Court Square. Sherry Fohey is the outreach administrator and Julie Morris is the director of operations. The main Christos House is located in West Plains. It was founded in 1982. A 32-bed facility in Pomona serves victims of domestic abuse and violence...
Midway pair arrested on marijuana charges (11/03/05)
Arkansas State Police based in Izard County seized approximately 30 pounds of marijuana while conducting a sobriety checkpoint Oct. 27 on State Highway 58 in Izard County. Corp. Todd Shaw and trooper Daniel Busch detected the smell of the drug coming from inside the vehicle and while searching the trunk of the vehicle found two large bricks of marijuana. Also seized was $3,000 from the vehicle and the vehicle occupants...
Bye food pyramid, hello MyPyramid (11/03/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- University of Missouri Extension Nutrition Program Associate Valerie Kuczek spends a large portion of her time educating the students in the four public schools in the county about healthful eating choices. Kuczek uses a new tool when teaching the students, MyPyramid 101. ...
Circuit judge retiring (11/03/05)
AREA -- After nearly 40 years of working in the judicial system, 37th District Circuit Court Judge R. Jack Garrett is hanging up his robe and retiring his gavel at the end of this month. Garret has struggled in recent years with several medical issues including cancer and heart surgery. ...
Smith in jail but not out of class (11/03/05)
The newest student in the Salem School District looked down and answered softly, almost imperceptibly, "I've been charged with first-degree murder." The interviewer thought the shy teenager misunderstood the question: "Why are you enrolled at Salem instead of Mammoth Spring?"...
Injuries, but no charges, in bar brawl (11/03/05)
THAYER -- No charges have been filed in an incident in which two people sustained injuries at the Thayer Eagles Club. Oregon County Sheriff Tim Ward said he answered a call at the Eagles, located just outside the Thayer city limits, at 5:20 p.m. Oct. 25...
Construction begins on driveway (11/03/05)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace announced last week that construction had begun on a new parking pad and driveway at the Mammoth Spring Fire Department/Community Hall. The building is located at 165 Second Street. Pace said it was constructed in 1986 with grant money...
STAR GREENHAND (11/03/05)
STAR GREENHAND: Danny Ulmanis was awarded the Star Greenhand Award and received $50 from Garnett Wood Products, which sponsors the award, and the Star Greenhand plaque from the chapter for being the most active first year agricultural student and FFA member as a freshman. ...
Regional museum to hold annual meeting (11/03/05)
Old Independence Regional Museum will hold its annual meeting of members and friends at 4 p.m. Nov. 5. The guest speaker will be Dr. Charles Bolton, professor of history, UALR. His topic will be "Runaway Slaves and the Arkansas Highlands." New trustees and officers will be introduced at the meeting. A reception will follow in the museum's newly completed expansion space. This event is free and open to the general public...
A way out (11/03/05)
It's not often that a man thanks the police officer who arrested him. But Madison Hurst of Byron does. "I actually have to give thanks to Brian Sanderson and the sheriff," said Hurst, who has, by his own admission, been "in and out of jail all my life."...
MSU-WP to present "The Bartered Bride" (11/03/05)
Missouri State University's Opera Viva troupe will present Smetana's opera "The Bartered Bride" at 3 p.m. Nov. 6 at the West Plains Civic Center theater. The event, sponsored by MSU-WP's University/Community Programs (U/CP) Department, is free and open to all. No tickets are required. The performance will be in English and under the direction of Dr. Pearl Yeadon, professor of music at MSU in Springfield...
Escapee gets chill and turns self in (11/03/05)
An Evening Shade teen, who had escaped from the Sharp County jail Oct. 26, not only came back on her own, but came back with a shirt full of pills, according to authorities. Carrie Meiburger, 17, had been jailed on a misdemeanor criminal trespass charge and was sent to a rehabilitation center, Sheriff Dale Weaver said. After she completed the program, she was returned to jail to face additional charges of residential burglary and theft of property, both felonies, he said...
Christos House welcomes victims of domestic abuse (11/03/05)
ALTON -- Christos House has opened an outreach center in Alton. It is located at 21 Court Square. Sherry Fohey is the outreach administrator and Julie Morris is the director of operations. The main Christos House is located in West Plains. It was founded in 1982. A 32-bed facility in Pomona serves victims of domestic abuse and violence...
New driveway started for Mammoth fire department (11/03/05)
Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace announced last week that construction had begun on a new parking pad and driveway at the Mammoth Spring Fire Department/Community Hall. The building is located at 165 Second Street. Pace said it was constructed in 1986 with grant money...
Sheriff: Burglary suspect confesses (11/03/05)
A Highland man's confession of robbing a local pharmacy at gunpoint did more than just solve an armed robbery, it solved numerous burglaries throughout the area, Sheriff Dale Weaver said. Kirby Melton Booth Jr., 49, remains in the Sharp County jail in lieu of a $125,000 bond, charged with robbing Hill's Drug Store in Highland Oct. 15, but he is now charged with a whole lot more...
HAPPY TYMES JAZZ BAND (11/03/05)
HAPPY TYMES JAZZ BAND: The Happy Tymes Jazz Band will perform at Omaha Center in Cherokee Village Nov. 6 at 2:30 p.m. The concert is part of the Spring River Performing Arts series.The performance is open to the public. Admission is $15 per person at the door. ...
Siblings share 159 years (11/03/05)
A birthday celebration for brother Carlos Cochran, 80, of Ash Flat and Earlene Cochran Schales, 79, of Highland was held Oct. 15 at the home of their sister, Maxine Cochran Smith and Leonard of Agnos. Attending were Vanetta Cochran of Ash Flat; Don Cochran of Ash Flat; Carla Sue Graham of Springfield, Mo.; Leon and Glenna Cochran of Warrenton, Mo.; Jim, Durenda, Stephanie, Lane and Caleb Cox of Gassville; Roger Smith of Agnos; Mike and Debbie Smith of Agnos; Jocelyn and Alyson Coffman of Cherokee Village; Nathan, Joyce, Gabe and Caden Snearly of Cherokee Village; Bill Cochran of Rogers; Tina and Sydni McCullough and Dylan Green of Salem; and Paula and Howard Fulgham of Ash Flat.. ...
Cornell to speak to Friends of the Library (11/03/05)
Visitors are welcome at meetings of the Friends of the Library. The next meeting will be held Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. at the library in Hardy. Pete Cornell will be the guest speaker. His subject will be "How to Spell Art in Arkansas." Cornell has had a successful career as a designer and art director, taking an intense interest in the fun part of fine art. He is currently teaching art at gallery workshops in Arkansas and Missouri...
PURPLE CIRCLE CLUB AWARD: (11/03/05)
PURPLE CIRCLE CLUB AWARD: Jennifer Swink, left, of Cave City was inducted into the Arkansas Purple Circle Club Oct. 15 in Little Rock. Ewell Welch, executive vice president of Arkansas Farm Bureau, presented the award. The Arkansas Purple Circle Club is an award program that has been in existence more than 50 years, recognizing junior exhibitors who have earned championship honors in livestock shows held at the state fair. ...
Thayer graduate finishes service guarding Karzai (11/03/05)
Sherman Douglas Carroll, a graduate of the Thayer High School (class of 1977), recently finished a contract with DynCorp. For the past year and a half he has served as a sniper guarding President Hamid Karzai in Kabul, Afghanistan. He has also guarded American dignitaries visiting in Afghanistan such as Vice President and Mrs. Dick Cheney, First Lady Laura Bush, and Secretary of State Condaleeza Rice...
Baker graduates basic training (11/03/05)
Air Force Airman Brion N. Baker has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Baker is the son of Brion Baker of Salem. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches; and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations...
HAPPY TYMES JAZZ BAND (11/03/05)
HAPPY TYMES JAZZ BAND: The Happy Tymes Jazz Band will perform at Omaha Center in Cherokee Village Nov. 6 at 2:30 p.m. The concert is part of the Spring River Performing Arts series.The performance is open to the public. Admission is $15 per person at the door. ...
PURPLE CIRCLE CLUB AWARD: (11/03/05)
PURPLE CIRCLE CLUB AWARD: Jennifer Swink, left, of Cave City was inducted into the Arkansas Purple Circle Club Oct. 15 in Little Rock. Ewell Welch, executive vice president of Arkansas Farm Bureau, presented the award. The Arkansas Purple Circle Club is an award program that has been in existence more than 50 years, recognizing junior exhibitors who have earned championship honors in livestock shows held at the state fair. ...
Siblings share 159 years (11/03/05)
A birthday celebration for brother Carlos Cochran, 80, of Ash Flat and Earlene Cochran Schales, 79, of Highland was held Oct. 15 at the home of their sister, Maxine Cochran Smith and Leonard of Agnos. Attending were Vanetta Cochran of Ash Flat; Don Cochran of Ash Flat; Carla Sue Graham of Springfield, Mo.; Leon and Glenna Cochran of Warrenton, Mo.; Jim, Durenda, Stephanie, Lane and Caleb Cox of Gassville; Roger Smith of Agnos; Mike and Debbie Smith of Agnos; Jocelyn and Alyson Coffman of Cherokee Village; Nathan, Joyce, Gabe and Caden Snearly of Cherokee Village; Bill Cochran of Rogers; Tina and Sydni McCullough and Dylan Green of Salem; and Paula and Howard Fulgham of Ash Flat.. ...
Thayer graduate finishes service guarding Karzai (11/03/05)
Sherman Douglas Carroll, a graduate of the Thayer High School (class of 1977), recently finished a contract with DynCorp. For the past year and a half he has served as a sniper guarding President Hamid Karzai in Kabul, Afghanistan. He has also guarded American dignitaries visiting in Afghanistan such as Vice President and Mrs. Dick Cheney, First Lady Laura Bush, and Secretary of State Condaleeza Rice...
Baker graduates basic training (11/03/05)
Air Force Airman Brion N. Baker has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Baker is the son of Brion Baker of Salem. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches; and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations...
Cornell to speak to Friends of the Library (11/03/05)
Visitors are welcome at meetings of the Friends of the Library. The next meeting will be held Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. at the library in Hardy. Pete Cornell will be the guest speaker. His subject will be "How to Spell Art in Arkansas." Cornell has had a successful career as a designer and art director, taking an intense interest in the fun part of fine art. He is currently teaching art at gallery workshops in Arkansas and Missouri...
Special youth hunt on tap in Arkansas (11/03/05)
Arkansas' "big" deer season is approaching, and the kids will get first shot. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Special Youth Modern Gun Deer Hunt is set for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5-6, across the state. The only areas not open to young people on those days will be wildlife management areas where permits are required for deer hunting...
Flood gates open on Cats in Marionville (11/03/05)
There can be little doubt that Lee Flood, Marionville's junior running back, is a special football player. All Flood did two weeks ago in the Comets' District 5 opener against Miller was rush for 286 yards, 250 coming in the first quarter alone, on his way to six touchdowns in Marionville's 68-0 blanking of the Cardinals...
Hounds take bite out of Bulldogs (11/03/05)
Although it was Senior Night at Greyhound Stadium Oct. 28, a junior proved to be the guiding light on this night as the Salem Greyhounds used a punishing rushing attack to knock off the Earle Bulldogs 24-20 in 3AA Conference action. The Hounds' ground game was clicking on all cylinders, with junior fullback Zack Harber stepping to the forefront for Salem by carrying the football 21 times for 162 yards...
Hounds take bite out of Bulldogs (11/03/05)
Although it was Senior Night at Greyhound Stadium Oct. 28, a junior proved to be the guiding light on this night as the Salem Greyhounds used a punishing rushing attack to knock off the Earle Bulldogs 24-20 in 3AA Conference action. The Hounds' ground game was clicking on all cylinders, with junior fullback Zack Harber stepping to the forefront for Salem by carrying the football 21 times for 162 yards...
Flood gates open on Cats in Marionville (11/03/05)
There can be little doubt that Lee Flood, Marionville's junior running back, is a special football player. All Flood did two weeks ago in the Comets' District 5 opener against Miller was rush for 286 yards, 250 coming in the first quarter alone, on his way to six touchdowns in Marionville's 68-0 blanking of the Cardinals...
Special youth hunt on tap in Arkansas (11/03/05)
Arkansas' "big" deer season is approaching, and the kids will get first shot. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Special Youth Modern Gun Deer Hunt is set for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5-6, across the state. The only areas not open to young people on those days will be wildlife management areas where permits are required for deer hunting...
Melvin Earl Ford (11/03/05)
Melvin Earl Ford, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late Wyatt Wilson Ford and Necie Henley Ford, was born Feb. 3, 1914, in Couch, Mo. He died Oct. 22, 2005, in Calico Rock, Ark. at the age of 91 years. He was married to Gladys White on Aug. 24, 1934, in Oxford. To this union three daughters were born. He spent his life as a Baptist minister and was also a carpenter, farmer and mail carrier. He was a member of the Union Masonic Lodge for 62 years and was a member of the Concord Baptist Church...
Frances Story Bales (11/03/05)
Frances Elizabeth Story Bales, 86, of Zion, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2005, at Mountain Home, Ark. She was born Jan. 21, 1919 in Marked Tree, Ark., the daughter of the late William Henry Story, and Betty Wilma Holland Story. She was a homemaker and a member of the Millcrest Church of Christ...
Truda Rose Wing (11/03/05)
Truda Rose Wing, of Gepp, Ark., daughter of the late L. E. and Minnie Loftin Phillips, was born Oct. 19, 1938, in Channel View, Texas. She died Oct. 26, 2005, at her home in Gepp, Ark. at the age of 67 years. She was married to Thomas Herbert Wing on Aug. 19, 1958, at West Lake, La...
Lois Utley Hlavas (11/03/05)
Lois Elizabeth Utley Hlavas, homemaker, died Oct. 23, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age of 90 years. She was born April 16, 1915, in Hardy, to William and Drucilla Smith James. She was married in Hardy in 1929 to Owen Utley who preceded her in death March 24, 1945, while serving his country during World War II. She was married in Salem, Ark., in 1952, to George Hlavas who preceded her in death in 1983...
Addie Louvenia Morrow (11/03/05)
Addie Louvenia Morrow, 90, died Oct. 24, 2005, with her children and family at her bedside. She was born Nov. 23, 1914, the daughter of the late Tollie and Alice Moore in Byron, Ark. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church. Survivors include a son, Ron Morrow of Kansas City, Mo.; two daughters, Anna Faye Faulkenberry of Lathrop, Mo. ...
Timothy Ray Morrison (11/03/05)
Timothy Ray Morrison, of Salem, Ark., son of Dana Thomson Morriston was born June 18, 1984, in San Diego, Calif. He died Oct. 22, 2005, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 21 years, 4 months and 4 days. He was a 2003 graduate of Salem High School and had been employed by Wal-Mart. He was an avid fisherman and a member of the Salem First Baptist Church...
Leo F. Smith (11/03/05)
Leo F. Smith, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 25, 2005, at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, Ark. Smith was born Oct. 17, 1920, in Danvers, Ill., the son of the late George and Cora Tremble Smith. He was a veteran of the United Sates Army, having served during World War II. Smith was a retired farmer and a former member of the Lions Club, the AARP and the Illinois Club. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Harold "Cotton" Langston (11/03/05)
Harold Norman "Cotton" Langston, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Owen John and Dessie Ima (Bishop) Langston was born Sept. 25, 1927, in Heart, Ark. He died Oct. 20, 2005, at Salem, Ark., at the age of 78 years and 25 days. He was married to Veda Mae Pendergrass on Oct. 22, 1949, at Heart, Ark., and to this union a son was born...
William "Dub" Garner (11/03/05)
William R. "Dub" Garner, 80, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Dec. 23, 1924, in Hardy, Ark., the son of the late Robert Austin Garner and Clara Ethel Haskins Garner. He was married to Thelma Davenport on July 13, 1946, in Hardy...
Raymond Edward Denison (11/03/05)
Raymond Edward Denison born to James Blane and Myrtle (Tucker) Denison Feb. 22, 1921, in Knobel, Ark., in Clay County. Denison died Oct. 20, 2005, at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo., at the age of 84. Denison served in the U.S. ...
Andrew "Drew" Crawford (11/03/05)
Andrew William "Drew" Crawford, 25, of Paragould, Ark., died Oct. 25, 2005. He was born June 18, 1980, in Paragould, and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his parents, Dr. Alan and Beverly Crawford of Paragould; his grandmothers, Billye Crawford of Tuckerman and Zela Rhoads of Glencoe...
James F. Fenton (11/03/05)
James F. Fenton, 68, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 12, 2005, at home. He was born May 23, 1937, in Chillicothe, Iowa to Joshua Parker and Ellanore Sarrah Mathes Fenton. He married Irene Eckerson Jan. 13, 1990 in Burlington, Iowa. A graduate of Agency High School and Parsons College, he earned a MA in counseling from the University of Wisconsin at Platteville. ...
Frances Story Bales (11/03/05)
Frances Elizabeth Story Bales, 86, of Zion, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2005, at Mountain Home, Ark. She was born Jan. 21, 1919 in Marked Tree, Ark., the daughter of the late William Henry Story, and Betty Wilma Holland Story. She was a homemaker and a member of the Millcrest Church of Christ...
Truda Rose Wing (11/03/05)
Truda Rose Wing, of Gepp, Ark., daughter of the late L. E. and Minnie Loftin Phillips, was born Oct. 19, 1938, in Channel View, Texas. She died Oct. 26, 2005, at her home in Gepp, Ark. at the age of 67 years. She was married to Thomas Herbert Wing on Aug. 19, 1958, at West Lake, La...
Lois Utley Hlavas (11/03/05)
Lois Elizabeth Utley Hlavas, homemaker, died Oct. 23, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age of 90 years. She was born April 16, 1915, in Hardy, to William and Drucilla Smith James. She was married in Hardy in 1929 to Owen Utley who preceded her in death March 24, 1945, while serving his country during World War II. She was married in Salem, Ark., in 1952, to George Hlavas who preceded her in death in 1983...
Timothy Ray Morrison (11/03/05)
Timothy Ray Morrison, of Salem, Ark., son of Dana Thomson Morriston was born June 18, 1984, in San Diego, Calif. He died Oct. 22, 2005, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 21 years, 4 months and 4 days. He was a 2003 graduate of Salem High School and had been employed by Wal-Mart. He was an avid fisherman and a member of the Salem First Baptist Church...
Melvin Earl Ford (11/03/05)
Melvin Earl Ford, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late Wyatt Wilson Ford and Necie Henley Ford, was born Feb. 3, 1914, in Couch, Mo. He died Oct. 22, 2005, in Calico Rock, Ark. at the age of 91 years. He was married to Gladys White on Aug. 24, 1934, in Oxford. To this union three daughters were born. He spent his life as a Baptist minister and was also a carpenter, farmer and mail carrier. He was a member of the Union Masonic Lodge for 62 years and was a member of the Concord Baptist Church...
Leo F. Smith (11/03/05)
Leo F. Smith, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 25, 2005, at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, Ark. Smith was born Oct. 17, 1920, in Danvers, Ill., the son of the late George and Cora Tremble Smith. He was a veteran of the United Sates Army, having served during World War II. Smith was a retired farmer and a former member of the Lions Club, the AARP and the Illinois Club. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Harold "Cotton" Langston (11/03/05)
Harold Norman "Cotton" Langston, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Owen John and Dessie Ima (Bishop) Langston was born Sept. 25, 1927, in Heart, Ark. He died Oct. 20, 2005, at Salem, Ark., at the age of 78 years and 25 days. He was married to Veda Mae Pendergrass on Oct. 22, 1949, at Heart, Ark., and to this union a son was born...
Addie Louvenia Morrow (11/03/05)
Addie Louvenia Morrow, 90, died Oct. 24, 2005, with her children and family at her bedside. She was born Nov. 23, 1914, the daughter of the late Tollie and Alice Moore in Byron, Ark. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church. Survivors include a son, Ron Morrow of Kansas City, Mo.; two daughters, Anna Faye Faulkenberry of Lathrop, Mo. ...
Raymond Edward Denison (11/03/05)
Raymond Edward Denison born to James Blane and Myrtle (Tucker) Denison Feb. 22, 1921, in Knobel, Ark., in Clay County. Denison died Oct. 20, 2005, at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo., at the age of 84. Denison served in the U.S. ...
Andrew "Drew" Crawford (11/03/05)
Andrew William "Drew" Crawford, 25, of Paragould, Ark., died Oct. 25, 2005. He was born June 18, 1980, in Paragould, and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his parents, Dr. Alan and Beverly Crawford of Paragould; his grandmothers, Billye Crawford of Tuckerman and Zela Rhoads of Glencoe...
James F. Fenton (11/03/05)
James F. Fenton, 68, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 12, 2005, at home. He was born May 23, 1937, in Chillicothe, Iowa to Joshua Parker and Ellanore Sarrah Mathes Fenton. He married Irene Eckerson Jan. 13, 1990 in Burlington, Iowa. A graduate of Agency High School and Parsons College, he earned a MA in counseling from the University of Wisconsin at Platteville. ...
William "Dub" Garner (11/03/05)
William R. "Dub" Garner, 80, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Dec. 23, 1924, in Hardy, Ark., the son of the late Robert Austin Garner and Clara Ethel Haskins Garner. He was married to Thelma Davenport on July 13, 1946, in Hardy...
Olivia Brooke Dockins (11/03/05)
Joe and Julie Dockins of Salem have announced the birth of their daughter at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home Oct. 10, 2005. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long. She has been named Olivia Brooke Dockins. Grandparents are James and Paulette Dockins, Barbara Ninemire and the late Bill Ninemire...
Olivia Brooke Dockins (11/03/05)
Joe and Julie Dockins of Salem have announced the birth of their daughter at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home Oct. 10, 2005. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long. She has been named Olivia Brooke Dockins. Grandparents are James and Paulette Dockins, Barbara Ninemire and the late Bill Ninemire...
Yates to celebrate golden anniversary (11/03/05)
Earnest and Doris Yates of Cherokee Village were united in marriage Nov. 21, 1955, in Hernando, Miss. They will celebrate their 50th anniversary Nov. 13 with a vow renewal at 1:30 p.m. and a reception to follow immediately until 4 p.m. at the Spring River Baptist Church at Hardy...
Yates to celebrate golden anniversary (11/03/05)
Earnest and Doris Yates of Cherokee Village were united in marriage Nov. 21, 1955, in Hernando, Miss. They will celebrate their 50th anniversary Nov. 13 with a vow renewal at 1:30 p.m. and a reception to follow immediately until 4 p.m. at the Spring River Baptist Church at Hardy...
Boldly Going Nowhere (11/03/05)
According to an Internet Web site called Live Science, the top 10 deadliest animals on Earth are as follows: 1) Mosquito -- Some mosquitoes carry parasites resulting in the deaths of 2 million people per year. They may cause malaria, encephalitis, dengue fever, West Nile virus and other diseases. Having type "O" blood makes you more susceptible to being bitten. Being naked in a swamp also makes you more susceptible...
Boldly Going Nowhere (11/03/05)
According to an Internet Web site called Live Science, the top 10 deadliest animals on Earth are as follows: 1) Mosquito -- Some mosquitoes carry parasites resulting in the deaths of 2 million people per year. They may cause malaria, encephalitis, dengue fever, West Nile virus and other diseases. Having type "O" blood makes you more susceptible to being bitten. Being naked in a swamp also makes you more susceptible...