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Stories from Thursday, November 10, 2005

Newlywed recovering from gunshot (11/10/05)
After accidentally shooting himself in the chest with a .45 handgun, Danny "D.J." McFarlin is lucky to be alive. The 20-year-old newlywed is in the Elvis Presley Trauma Center while a bullet remains lodged in his back. "God has just blessed him," said Karen Nicholson, McFarlin's mother-in-law. "There's really no other explanation for him to still be alive. Most people don't survive being shot with a .45."...
Thayer art show deemed success (11/10/05)
THAYER -- The third annual Art Show and Sale at Thayer was another success this year. The exhibit is always planned in conjunction with homecoming alumni activities and is held in the lower level of the Country Music Theater at Thayer. According to Thayer Arts Council member Judith Cornelius, there were 78 entries this year. "The entries were mostly two-dimensional works from 26 local and area artists," she said...
Tutor workshop slated (11/10/05)
Sharp County Literacy Council announces a tutor training workshop. The workshop will train participants to help adults in our community learn to read. The council provides literacy training to adults in Sharp, Fulton, and Izard counties at no cost to the student...
Melbourne man faces theft charges (11/10/05)
Michael Meaders has been arrested with another theft charge, following a conviction of a similar Izard County charge in May of this year. The current charges against Meaders, 20, of Melbourne allege Meaders took a blank check of another, making the check out to himself and signing the check as the account holder...
Shady Oaks gets new administrator (11/10/05)
THAYER -- The residents and employees of Shady Oaks Healthcare and Rehab in Thayer will have a new administrator as of Nov. 15. David Medley, who has been the administrator at the facility the past 15 months, has resigned, taking a position with another company...
Salem places 3rd in state in test scores (11/10/05)
If students from small schools suffer academically, someone forgot to tell Salem and Melbourne. For the second year in a row, the Salem and Melbourne school districts each received a Golden Apple Award for being among the top 10 school districts in the state, based on student performance on state-mandated tests...
Drought may effect taxable income gain (11/10/05)
OREGON COUNTY _ Oregon County Extension ag business specialist Stacy Hambelton said last week that due to severe drought in Oregon County, livestock producers in the county may be able to postpone certain income gains that might affect their income tax...
Rush sues Ozarka (11/10/05)
Douglas W. Rush, former president of Ozarka College who was fired July 7, has filed a lawsuit against the college, board members and the vice president of finance. The suit, filed Oct. 28 by Rush's attorney, Denise Reid Hoggard of Little Rock, contends that the board injustly fired Rush from the position he had held since 1993. ...
State gets tough on graduating (11/10/05)
THAYER -- The State Board of Education on Oct. 6 approved new and tougher minimum requirements for high school graduation that apply to all of Missouri's pubic schools. The new policy will apply to the Thayer High School class of 2010. Students who are now in the eighth grade must plan their schedules for next year and the remainder of their high school careers based on the new standards...
Trial date set for DeJesus (11/10/05)
Jury trial has been set for May 9-12, 2006, for a Salem man charged with multiple counts of rape of a minor female. Daniel DeJesus, 49, of Glencoe was charged Oct. 27 with 14 counts of rape involving a female under the age of 14, a class Y felony. He was released on a $50,000 bond after turning himself in...
Alton student wins writing contest (11/10/05)
ALTON -- An Alton Elementary School fifth grader, Frank Alford, received word recently that he won the literary "Let's Write" contest. The contest is sponsored by Studies Weekly, Inc. Missouri Studies Weekly printed Alfords story and he has been sent a cash award and recognition certificate for his work Alford wrote the story in Jennifer Barr's communication arts class at the school...
Tornados strike area (11/10/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- Residents in the small community of Myrtle were shocked late last Saturday night when two tornados moved through the area leaving destruction in their path. Oregon County Sheriff Tim Ward said the sheriff's office first received information that strong winds were in the southeastern portion of the county around 10:10 p.m. "It was 10:59 when we first received word of any damage," the sheriff said...
Tornados rip through area (11/10/05)
Officials from the National Weather Service in Fulton County Nov. 8 determined the Nov. 5 storm that caused isolated damage in the Camp community was an F1 tornado. One man suffered injuries in the storm. John Robinson, warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service, surveyed the damage in Fulton County Nov. 8 with Renee Fair, meteorologist in charge...
Newlywed recovering from gunshot (11/10/05)
After accidentally shooting himself in the chest with a .45 handgun, Danny "D.J." McFarlin is lucky to be alive. The 20-year-old newlywed is in the Elvis Presley Trauma Center while a bullet remains lodged in his back. "God has just blessed him," said Karen Nicholson, McFarlin's mother-in-law. "There's really no other explanation for him to still be alive. Most people don't survive being shot with a .45."...
Melbourne man faces theft charges (11/10/05)
Michael Meaders has been arrested with another theft charge, following a conviction of a similar Izard County charge in May of this year. The current charges against Meaders, 20, of Melbourne allege Meaders took a blank check of another, making the check out to himself and signing the check as the account holder...
Shady Oaks gets new administrator (11/10/05)
THAYER -- The residents and employees of Shady Oaks Healthcare and Rehab in Thayer will have a new administrator as of Nov. 15. David Medley, who has been the administrator at the facility the past 15 months, has resigned, taking a position with another company...
Salem places 3rd in state in test scores (11/10/05)
If students from small schools suffer academically, someone forgot to tell Salem and Melbourne. For the second year in a row, the Salem and Melbourne school districts each received a Golden Apple Award for being among the top 10 school districts in the state, based on student performance on state-mandated tests...
Thayer art show deemed success (11/10/05)
THAYER -- The third annual Art Show and Sale at Thayer was another success this year. The exhibit is always planned in conjunction with homecoming alumni activities and is held in the lower level of the Country Music Theater at Thayer. According to Thayer Arts Council member Judith Cornelius, there were 78 entries this year. "The entries were mostly two-dimensional works from 26 local and area artists," she said...
Tutor workshop slated (11/10/05)
Sharp County Literacy Council announces a tutor training workshop. The workshop will train participants to help adults in our community learn to read. The council provides literacy training to adults in Sharp, Fulton, and Izard counties at no cost to the student...
State gets tough on graduating (11/10/05)
THAYER -- The State Board of Education on Oct. 6 approved new and tougher minimum requirements for high school graduation that apply to all of Missouri's pubic schools. The new policy will apply to the Thayer High School class of 2010. Students who are now in the eighth grade must plan their schedules for next year and the remainder of their high school careers based on the new standards...
Trial date set for DeJesus (11/10/05)
Jury trial has been set for May 9-12, 2006, for a Salem man charged with multiple counts of rape of a minor female. Daniel DeJesus, 49, of Glencoe was charged Oct. 27 with 14 counts of rape involving a female under the age of 14, a class Y felony. He was released on a $50,000 bond after turning himself in...
Tornados strike area (11/10/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- Residents in the small community of Myrtle were shocked late last Saturday night when two tornados moved through the area leaving destruction in their path. Oregon County Sheriff Tim Ward said the sheriff's office first received information that strong winds were in the southeastern portion of the county around 10:10 p.m. "It was 10:59 when we first received word of any damage," the sheriff said...
Tornados rip through area (11/10/05)
Officials from the National Weather Service in Fulton County Nov. 8 determined the Nov. 5 storm that caused isolated damage in the Camp community was an F1 tornado. One man suffered injuries in the storm. John Robinson, warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service, surveyed the damage in Fulton County Nov. 8 with Renee Fair, meteorologist in charge...
Alton student wins writing contest (11/10/05)
ALTON -- An Alton Elementary School fifth grader, Frank Alford, received word recently that he won the literary "Let's Write" contest. The contest is sponsored by Studies Weekly, Inc. Missouri Studies Weekly printed Alfords story and he has been sent a cash award and recognition certificate for his work Alford wrote the story in Jennifer Barr's communication arts class at the school...
Drought may effect taxable income gain (11/10/05)
OREGON COUNTY _ Oregon County Extension ag business specialist Stacy Hambelton said last week that due to severe drought in Oregon County, livestock producers in the county may be able to postpone certain income gains that might affect their income tax...
Rush sues Ozarka (11/10/05)
Douglas W. Rush, former president of Ozarka College who was fired July 7, has filed a lawsuit against the college, board members and the vice president of finance. The suit, filed Oct. 28 by Rush's attorney, Denise Reid Hoggard of Little Rock, contends that the board injustly fired Rush from the position he had held since 1993. ...
Bess, Sutton unite in matrimony (11/10/05)
The patio of the Newton White Mansion in Mitchellville, Md., was the setting for the double ring ceremony uniting Rebecca Bess and Anthony Sutton in marriage Sept. 23. The bride is the daughter of Greg and JaNoel Bess of Hardy. Mr. and Mrs. Willard Bess of Blytheville, Ark., and Mr. ...
Bess, Sutton unite in matrimony (11/10/05)
The patio of the Newton White Mansion in Mitchellville, Md., was the setting for the double ring ceremony uniting Rebecca Bess and Anthony Sutton in marriage Sept. 23. The bride is the daughter of Greg and JaNoel Bess of Hardy. Mr. and Mrs. Willard Bess of Blytheville, Ark., and Mr. ...
Hounds blanked in season finale (11/10/05)
In order to have a shot to dethrone the reigning conference champions, a team not only needs all its weapons firing at full strength, it also needs a healthy dose of good luck mixed with a few fortunate bounces of the ball. Unfortunately, as the Salem Greyhounds made the long trip to Lepanto to scrap with the East Poinsett County Warriors Nov. 3, they had none of the above, resulting in a 39-0 season-ending loss to the Warriors...
Points aplenty for Bobcats (11/10/05)
When it rains, it pours. And it wasn't precipitation from the skies that washed down on Louis Bozman Stadium Nov. 4 as the Thayer Bobcats wrapped up the 2005 football campaign by playing host to the Miller Cardinals. Rather, it was as if the heavens opened up and rained down a river's worth of touchdowns to go along with several washtubs of good vibes, as the Cats recorded one of the most lop-sided victories in their school history by pounding the Cardinals 74-22...
Fourth-, fifth-grade Hounds go unbeaten on year (11/10/05)
The Salem Greyhound Mighty Mite football squads traveled to Mountain View Nov. 5 to wrap up the 2005 season with an afternoon of action with the Yellowjackets. At the end of they day, the teams ended up splitting wins, and the fourth- and fith-grade Hounds put the caps on a pair of unbeaten seasons with wins over Mountain View...
Fourth-, fifth-grade Hounds go unbeaten on year (11/10/05)
The Salem Greyhound Mighty Mite football squads traveled to Mountain View Nov. 5 to wrap up the 2005 season with an afternoon of action with the Yellowjackets. At the end of they day, the teams ended up splitting wins, and the fourth- and fith-grade Hounds put the caps on a pair of unbeaten seasons with wins over Mountain View...
Hounds blanked in season finale (11/10/05)
In order to have a shot to dethrone the reigning conference champions, a team not only needs all its weapons firing at full strength, it also needs a healthy dose of good luck mixed with a few fortunate bounces of the ball. Unfortunately, as the Salem Greyhounds made the long trip to Lepanto to scrap with the East Poinsett County Warriors Nov. 3, they had none of the above, resulting in a 39-0 season-ending loss to the Warriors...
Points aplenty for Bobcats (11/10/05)
When it rains, it pours. And it wasn't precipitation from the skies that washed down on Louis Bozman Stadium Nov. 4 as the Thayer Bobcats wrapped up the 2005 football campaign by playing host to the Miller Cardinals. Rather, it was as if the heavens opened up and rained down a river's worth of touchdowns to go along with several washtubs of good vibes, as the Cats recorded one of the most lop-sided victories in their school history by pounding the Cardinals 74-22...
Curtis Guthrie Perkins (11/10/05)
Curtis Guthrie Perkins, 75, of Franklin, Ark., formerly of Smithville, died Oct. 27, 2005, at Franklin. He was born Feb. 1, 1930, at Smithville the son of Cifford Jackson and Mable Brown Perkins. He attended Sloan-Hendrix High School at Imboden where he graduated in 1949...
Jesse "Willard" Hudson (11/10/05)
Jesse "Willard" Hudson, 65, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 5, 2005, at his residence in Cherokee Village. He was owner and operator of Vending Company for over forty-years in Greenwood, Miss., and the southern states and was a member of Cherokee Village United Methodist Church...
Henrietta Hornbeck Braun (11/10/05)
~Born 1925 -- Died 4-12-2005 Henrietta Hornbeck Braun was born in 1925, and died at Kalamazoo, Mich., on April 12, 2005. Survivors include five children. Burial was in Walnut Ridge, Ark.
Roberta Hornbeck Kollar (11/10/05)
Roberta Hornbeck Kollar Kenny was born in 1928 and died at West Allis, Wis., Oct. 12, 2005. Survivors include seven children. To carry their light is Sister Delores Gross of Flint, Mich., and sister Joan Bogart of Flint, Mich. She was preceded in death by a brother, William (Bill) Hornbeck and her parents, Bob and Esther Hornbeck of Morriston, Ark...
Loyd Jesse Hamm (11/10/05)
Loyd Jesse Hamm, of Williford, Ark., son of the late Johnie Wesley and Effie Ann Rawls Hamm was born June 19, 1931, in Marthaville, La. He died Oct. 28, 2005, at Salem, Ark., at the age of 74. He was united in marriage to Dorothy Lou Sibley on Aug. 27 1955, at Marshall, Texas. He spent his working years as a welder in the Pineline Construction. He was a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and was of the Baptist faith...
Dorothy Fay Cramer (11/10/05)
Dorothy Fay Simington Cramer, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Daniel Simington and Helen Elizabeth McLennan Simington, was born Nov. 25, 1916, in San Jon, N.M. She died Nov. 2, 2005, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem at the age of 88 years...
Maye Hoggard (11/10/05)
Maye Hoggard, 77, of Strawberry, Ark., died Oct. 31, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 3, 1928, at Strawberry the daughter of Cleo and Rosa Green Mullen. She was a homemaker and a member of Saffell Missionary Baptist Church...
Hugh Otis Wells (11/10/05)
Hugh Otis Wells, 81, of Princeton, Ind., died Oct. 8, 2005. He was born Sept. 21, 1924, in Topeka, Kan., the son of Frank and Pearl Pouppirt Wells. He spent his boyhood years in Kansas before his family moved to Ash Flat where he graduated from high school and married his "sweetheart" Maymie Gibbins in 1943...
Otha Allen (11/10/05)
Otha Allen, 92, of Lynn, Ark., died Oct. 28, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Dec. 22, 1912, in Sharp County, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Hyslip. She was a homemaker and a member of Lynn Church of Christ. Survivors include one son, George Allen of Versailles, Ky.; one sister, Mary Thom of Rockford, Ill.; four grandchildren, Jonathan Allen of Lynn, Christine Allen of Birdsboro, Pa.; Anthony Allen and Nancy LaDec Allen, both of Landon, Ky.; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Anice Lorraine Manes (11/10/05)
Anice Lorraine Manes, homemaker, died Oct. 31, 2005, at Cox Medical Center South of Springfield, Mo., at the age of 62. She was born June 25, 1943, in Thayer, the daughter of Raymond and Louise Simms Goetting. She was married in Thayer on April 1, 1961, to Ezra E. Manes Jr...
Luanne Marie Mock (11/10/05)
Luanne Marie Mock, a certified medical technician, died Oct. 28, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 33 years. She was born July 6, 1972, in Jonesboro, daughter of Joseph and Kathryn Posten Brown. She was united in marriage in Thayer, Mo. on Aug. 2, 1992, to Paul Ulrich. She was a member of the First Church of God...
Mary Ellen Wainscott (11/10/05)
Mary Ellen Wainscott, 76, a retired meat processor, died Oct. 30, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She was born Sept. 22, 1929, in Alton, Mo., the daughter of Ocea E. and Nancy Almeda Johnson Simmons. She was married in Alton in 1968 to Charles Wainscott who preceded her in death...
Faye Sallis Sargent (11/10/05)
Fay Sallis Sargent, 95, of Jacksonville, Ark., died Oct. 28, 2005. She was born Jan. 3, 1910, in Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Rufus I. Cunningham and Nymtha Ginn Cunningham. She was a member of North Jacksonville Church of Christ. Survivors include daughters, Norma (Alvin) Freeman of Jacksoville, Mary Toler of Benton; grandchildren, Norrita (Rick) Fisher, Annette (Mark) Graham and Bonny Free; great-grandchildren, Norrisa (Jeff) Cagle, Zachary Graham, J.J and Anajayne Free; two great-great-grandchildren, Haley Marie Cagle and Savanna Free.. ...
Robert E. Luchene (11/10/05)
Robert E. Luchene, 70, of Horseshoe Bend died Nov. 2, 2005 in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. He was born Oct. 4, 1935, in Blue Island, Ill., the son of Paul and Agnes Luchene. While in high school he was hired by Geo. J. Rolland and sons as a bookkeeper. He has remained as a purchasing agent and salesman with the company until his death...
Eulene Courtwright (11/10/05)
Eulene Courtwright, 70, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 29, 2005, in St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Feb. 13, 1935, she was the daughter of Frank Herron and Lorena "Tootsie" Herron of Ash Flat. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church of Ash Flat...
Nev Eugene Autrey (11/10/05)
Nev Eugene Autrey, 56, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 31, 2005, at his residence. He was born Oct. 22, 1949, in Indiana. He was a veteran of the United States military. He spent many years as a flute maker. He was united in marriage to Nancy Yonda in Tucson, Ariz. in 1988...
Ruth Carol Maki (11/10/05)
Ruth Carol Maki, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 1, 2005, at her residence. She was born May 13, 1929, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Charles and Florence Latimer Johnson. She was a volunteer for the Meals on Wheels program and also for the local food pantry. She also volunteered as a transporter for her friends that needed help...
Curtis Guthrie Perkins (11/10/05)
Curtis Guthrie Perkins, 75, of Franklin, Ark., formerly of Smithville, died Oct. 27, 2005, at Franklin. He was born Feb. 1, 1930, at Smithville the son of Cifford Jackson and Mable Brown Perkins. He attended Sloan-Hendrix High School at Imboden where he graduated in 1949...
Dorothy Fay Cramer (11/10/05)
Dorothy Fay Simington Cramer, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Daniel Simington and Helen Elizabeth McLennan Simington, was born Nov. 25, 1916, in San Jon, N.M. She died Nov. 2, 2005, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem at the age of 88 years...
Eulene Courtwright (11/10/05)
Eulene Courtwright, 70, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 29, 2005, in St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Feb. 13, 1935, she was the daughter of Frank Herron and Lorena "Tootsie" Herron of Ash Flat. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church of Ash Flat...
Robert E. Luchene (11/10/05)
Robert E. Luchene, 70, of Horseshoe Bend died Nov. 2, 2005 in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. He was born Oct. 4, 1935, in Blue Island, Ill., the son of Paul and Agnes Luchene. While in high school he was hired by Geo. J. Rolland and sons as a bookkeeper. He has remained as a purchasing agent and salesman with the company until his death...
Luanne Marie Mock (11/10/05)
Luanne Marie Mock, a certified medical technician, died Oct. 28, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 33 years. She was born July 6, 1972, in Jonesboro, daughter of Joseph and Kathryn Posten Brown. She was united in marriage in Thayer, Mo. on Aug. 2, 1992, to Paul Ulrich. She was a member of the First Church of God...
Mary Ellen Wainscott (11/10/05)
Mary Ellen Wainscott, 76, a retired meat processor, died Oct. 30, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She was born Sept. 22, 1929, in Alton, Mo., the daughter of Ocea E. and Nancy Almeda Johnson Simmons. She was married in Alton in 1968 to Charles Wainscott who preceded her in death...
Loyd Jesse Hamm (11/10/05)
Loyd Jesse Hamm, of Williford, Ark., son of the late Johnie Wesley and Effie Ann Rawls Hamm was born June 19, 1931, in Marthaville, La. He died Oct. 28, 2005, at Salem, Ark., at the age of 74. He was united in marriage to Dorothy Lou Sibley on Aug. 27 1955, at Marshall, Texas. He spent his working years as a welder in the Pineline Construction. He was a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and was of the Baptist faith...
Maye Hoggard (11/10/05)
Maye Hoggard, 77, of Strawberry, Ark., died Oct. 31, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 3, 1928, at Strawberry the daughter of Cleo and Rosa Green Mullen. She was a homemaker and a member of Saffell Missionary Baptist Church...
Hugh Otis Wells (11/10/05)
Hugh Otis Wells, 81, of Princeton, Ind., died Oct. 8, 2005. He was born Sept. 21, 1924, in Topeka, Kan., the son of Frank and Pearl Pouppirt Wells. He spent his boyhood years in Kansas before his family moved to Ash Flat where he graduated from high school and married his "sweetheart" Maymie Gibbins in 1943...
Otha Allen (11/10/05)
Otha Allen, 92, of Lynn, Ark., died Oct. 28, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Dec. 22, 1912, in Sharp County, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Hyslip. She was a homemaker and a member of Lynn Church of Christ. Survivors include one son, George Allen of Versailles, Ky.; one sister, Mary Thom of Rockford, Ill.; four grandchildren, Jonathan Allen of Lynn, Christine Allen of Birdsboro, Pa.; Anthony Allen and Nancy LaDec Allen, both of Landon, Ky.; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Anice Lorraine Manes (11/10/05)
Anice Lorraine Manes, homemaker, died Oct. 31, 2005, at Cox Medical Center South of Springfield, Mo., at the age of 62. She was born June 25, 1943, in Thayer, the daughter of Raymond and Louise Simms Goetting. She was married in Thayer on April 1, 1961, to Ezra E. Manes Jr...
Ruth Carol Maki (11/10/05)
Ruth Carol Maki, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 1, 2005, at her residence. She was born May 13, 1929, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Charles and Florence Latimer Johnson. She was a volunteer for the Meals on Wheels program and also for the local food pantry. She also volunteered as a transporter for her friends that needed help...
Nev Eugene Autrey (11/10/05)
Nev Eugene Autrey, 56, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 31, 2005, at his residence. He was born Oct. 22, 1949, in Indiana. He was a veteran of the United States military. He spent many years as a flute maker. He was united in marriage to Nancy Yonda in Tucson, Ariz. in 1988...
Faye Sallis Sargent (11/10/05)
Fay Sallis Sargent, 95, of Jacksonville, Ark., died Oct. 28, 2005. She was born Jan. 3, 1910, in Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Rufus I. Cunningham and Nymtha Ginn Cunningham. She was a member of North Jacksonville Church of Christ. Survivors include daughters, Norma (Alvin) Freeman of Jacksoville, Mary Toler of Benton; grandchildren, Norrita (Rick) Fisher, Annette (Mark) Graham and Bonny Free; great-grandchildren, Norrisa (Jeff) Cagle, Zachary Graham, J.J and Anajayne Free; two great-great-grandchildren, Haley Marie Cagle and Savanna Free.. ...
Jesse "Willard" Hudson (11/10/05)
Jesse "Willard" Hudson, 65, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 5, 2005, at his residence in Cherokee Village. He was owner and operator of Vending Company for over forty-years in Greenwood, Miss., and the southern states and was a member of Cherokee Village United Methodist Church...
Henrietta Hornbeck Braun (11/10/05)
~Born 1925 -- Died 4-12-2005 Henrietta Hornbeck Braun was born in 1925, and died at Kalamazoo, Mich., on April 12, 2005. Survivors include five children. Burial was in Walnut Ridge, Ark.
Roberta Hornbeck Kollar (11/10/05)
Roberta Hornbeck Kollar Kenny was born in 1928 and died at West Allis, Wis., Oct. 12, 2005. Survivors include seven children. To carry their light is Sister Delores Gross of Flint, Mich., and sister Joan Bogart of Flint, Mich. She was preceded in death by a brother, William (Bill) Hornbeck and her parents, Bob and Esther Hornbeck of Morriston, Ark...
Brianna Lashay Caldwell (11/10/05)
Nick Caldwell and Andrea Mero of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Brianna Lashay Caldwell. She was born at 7:35 a.m. Nov. 4 at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Carolyn Shelby of Pocahontas, Ark., and Quinn and Thelma Caldwell of Koshkonong and the late Sandy Mero...
Alison Leigh Bridges (11/10/05)
Jason and Brandi Bridges of Dora are the parents of a baby girl, Alison Leigh. She was born at 2:38 p.m. Nov. 1 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Her siblings are Brandon, 10, and Matthew, 4. Grandparents are David and Bonnie Doria of Drury and Kenneth and Gloria Bridges of Alton...
Kenneth Mitchell (11/10/05)
Jason Shepherd of Salem and Leona Reed of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Kenneth Mitchell. He was born at 2:01 p.m. Oct. 25 at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Robert and Marie Croney of West Plains...
Justin Lane Hicks (11/10/05)
Justin and Jennifer Hicks of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Justin Lane. He was born at 4:20 a.m. Nov. 2 at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. His sibling is Cameron, 7. Grandparents are Margie Griffin, Brenda Dunn and Fred Hicks, all of West Plains; and Otis Butler of Koshkonong...
Kenneth Mitchell (11/10/05)
Jason Shepherd of Salem and Leona Reed of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Kenneth Mitchell. He was born at 2:01 p.m. Oct. 25 at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Robert and Marie Croney of West Plains...
Alison Leigh Bridges (11/10/05)
Jason and Brandi Bridges of Dora are the parents of a baby girl, Alison Leigh. She was born at 2:38 p.m. Nov. 1 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Her siblings are Brandon, 10, and Matthew, 4. Grandparents are David and Bonnie Doria of Drury and Kenneth and Gloria Bridges of Alton...
Justin Lane Hicks (11/10/05)
Justin and Jennifer Hicks of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Justin Lane. He was born at 4:20 a.m. Nov. 2 at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. His sibling is Cameron, 7. Grandparents are Margie Griffin, Brenda Dunn and Fred Hicks, all of West Plains; and Otis Butler of Koshkonong...
Brianna Lashay Caldwell (11/10/05)
Nick Caldwell and Andrea Mero of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Brianna Lashay Caldwell. She was born at 7:35 a.m. Nov. 4 at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Carolyn Shelby of Pocahontas, Ark., and Quinn and Thelma Caldwell of Koshkonong and the late Sandy Mero...
Wrenfrow, Sikora exchange vows (11/10/05)
Brandi Wrenfrow and Jason Sikora were united in marriage on Sept. 3 in Friendship Chapel at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Travis Wrenfrow. Lieanna Wilkerson, her mother, was her matron of honor. Joseph Sikora, father of the groom, was the best man...
Wrenfrow, Sikora exchange vows (11/10/05)
Brandi Wrenfrow and Jason Sikora were united in marriage on Sept. 3 in Friendship Chapel at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Travis Wrenfrow. Lieanna Wilkerson, her mother, was her matron of honor. Joseph Sikora, father of the groom, was the best man...
Willetts celebrate golden anniversary (11/10/05)
The children of "Bill" Pete and Barbara Willett invite all family and friends to their 50th wedding anniversary celebration. Pete and Barbara Willett were married on Nov. 23, 1955, in Kansas City, Mo. A drop-in reception will be held at the Moko Church of Christ on Nov. 19 from 3 to 6 p.m...
Custers celebrate 50 years (11/10/05)
Jim and Nell Custer of Alton, Mo., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 18. They were married in Detroit, Mich., and now have three children, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A special dinner celebration is planned with their family to celebrate the occasion...
Willetts celebrate golden anniversary (11/10/05)
The children of "Bill" Pete and Barbara Willett invite all family and friends to their 50th wedding anniversary celebration. Pete and Barbara Willett were married on Nov. 23, 1955, in Kansas City, Mo. A drop-in reception will be held at the Moko Church of Christ on Nov. 19 from 3 to 6 p.m...
Custers celebrate 50 years (11/10/05)
Jim and Nell Custer of Alton, Mo., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 18. They were married in Detroit, Mich., and now have three children, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A special dinner celebration is planned with their family to celebrate the occasion...
Boldly Going Nowhere (11/10/05)
Time Traveler On Nov. 2, 2000, a person named John Titor began a series of postings on a public Internet forum by declaring that he was a time traveler from the year 2036. On March 21, 2001, he announced he was returning to the year 2036 and was never heard from again. What transpired in between was remarkably strange...
Sacrifices for freedom (11/10/05)
This newspaper joins the nation in honoring all American veterans with a special section inserted in this issue. But Veterans Day is not a uniquely American observance. In fact, Veterans Day was not always Veterans Day. Although the first observances, starting in 1919, did honor the soldiers who sacrificed for the cause of peace, it was the peace itself that took center stage -- hence the original title, "Armistice Day." Armistice Day commemorated the "11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month," the moment in 1918 at which the armistice (truce) took effect, just hours after it was signed by leaders of the Allied and German forces in France, signaling the end of World War I.. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (11/10/05)
Time Traveler On Nov. 2, 2000, a person named John Titor began a series of postings on a public Internet forum by declaring that he was a time traveler from the year 2036. On March 21, 2001, he announced he was returning to the year 2036 and was never heard from again. What transpired in between was remarkably strange...
Sacrifices for freedom (11/10/05)
This newspaper joins the nation in honoring all American veterans with a special section inserted in this issue. But Veterans Day is not a uniquely American observance. In fact, Veterans Day was not always Veterans Day. Although the first observances, starting in 1919, did honor the soldiers who sacrificed for the cause of peace, it was the peace itself that took center stage -- hence the original title, "Armistice Day." Armistice Day commemorated the "11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month," the moment in 1918 at which the armistice (truce) took effect, just hours after it was signed by leaders of the Allied and German forces in France, signaling the end of World War I.. ...