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Stories from Thursday, December 15, 2005

RIVER MEETING: (12/15/05)
RIVER MEETING: River quality was discussed by the board of directors of the Scenic Rivers Watershed Partnership, officials with the National Park Service, Missouri Department of Natural Resources officials and others who attended the quarterly meeting of the Scenic Rivers Watershed Partnership meeting Dec. ...
TRUCK WRECK (12/15/05)
TRUCK WRECK: No one received serious injuries when this 1999 International tractor trailer rig crossed the center line of Highway 142 Nov. 30 and met an oncoming log truck. The tractor trailer swerved and overturned but came to rest on its wheels. The driver of the truck was Billy D. Price from Corning, Ark. Trooper Ray Rees investigated the accident and reported Price was wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident. No citations were issued...
Vandalized business offers reward (12/15/05)
VANDALIZED: Brandon Hill, co-owner of Hill's Auto Sales in Salem, examines the windshield of a 2003 Jeep Cherokee. The windshields of three vehicles at the business, as well as the business itself, received gunshot damage sometime during the weekend of Dec. 10-11. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
Mammoth man apprehended at White House (12/15/05)
WASHINGTON -- A Mammoth Spring man was arrested by the U.S. Secret Service Dec. 4 for scaling and jumping over a fence on the north lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C. Shawn Cox, 29, was arrested for unlawful entry. Cox appeared briefly Dec. 6 in District of Columbia Superior Court where he was ordered to be hospitalized. He was sent to St. Elizabeth Hospital, a Washington mental institution, for 30 days of evaluation...
Izard man faces drug charges (12/15/05)
Bobby Grayden Connor, 18, a student at Melbourne School, was arrested Dec. 6 and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of an instrument of crime. Connor tested positive for having cocaine in his system, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Man arrested on meth charges (12/15/05)
An Ash Flat man has been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine after he admitted he was inside a cabin full of components used to make meth, according to authorities. Paul F. Dobson, 41, was arrested Dec. 9 after a local property owner contacted Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver after encountering a man in his relatives' cabin...
Cherokee man charged with rape (12/15/05)
A Cherokee Village man was charged with rape after he allegedly lured a 19-year-old woman to his home with the help of his daughter, drugged her and had sex with her while his daughter watched. Cherokee Village police arrested Dewey Glendon Johnson, 58, Dec. 7...
Mammoth fire (12/15/05)
HOUSE FIRE: The Rexine Stewart residence, located just south of Mammoth Spring at 2200 Main Street, burned to the ground Dec. 6. Mammoth Spring Fire Chief Frank McComas said the fire department received a call about 8:15 p.m. The fire department was at a meeting at the fire house. ...
River partnership meets (12/15/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- The quarterly meeting of the Scenic Rivers Watershed Partnership was held Dec. 7 at the Warm Fork Restaurant in Thayer. Oregon County Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren served as host for the meeting. He is also chairman of the watershed partnership board of directors. ...
Viola teen to make broadcast premiere (12/15/05)
Ethan Houghtaling has a story. The Viola School District eighth grader was the subject of a KTHV Channel 11 (Little Rock) story recently in its series "Everyone Has a Story," hosted by news anchor Liz Massey. The segment told of the 14-year-old's music -- he plays drums in a band -- and his dream -- to train dogs for the military...
Stolen truck found near Ash Flat (12/15/05)
Police are investigating the theft of a damaged truck from a home in Cave City Dec. 8. The truck was found the next day in Izard County near Ash Flat. Sheriff Dale Weaver found Michael Proctor's truck abandoned on Dry Bone Road, approximately one mile inside Izard County, said Chief Deputy Rickey Crook...
Couch students attend national meeting (12/15/05)
MYRTLE -- More than 5,200 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members, advisors, alumni and guests from across the country gathered in San Diego, Calif., recently for the 2005 FCCLA National Leadership meeting. Three Couch High School FCCLA members attended the conference. ...
Residents encouraged to adopt a family (12/15/05)
A Mammoth Spring woman is trying to help families in need this Christmas. "During the holidays, even the most thrifty are guilty of stretching their budget to the limit. Many families, though, are simply in crisis, with more difficult circumstances than most of us as holiday shoppers can imagine," an organizer said. She said she and others in the community are afraid children are going to wake up without a "Christmas morning."...
Wirth man arrested (12/15/05)
A Wirth man, Darren L. Break, has been charged with possession of firearms by a certain person and is in the Fulton County jail at Salem. On Nov. 24 the Fulton County Sheriff's Office received a complaint that a man had passed out in his vehicle from intoxicants on Fire Tower Road near Hardy...
Child porn lands Couch man one year sentence (12/15/05)
SPRINGFIELD -- A Couch man, John Wayne Roy, was sentenced Dec. 5 to one year and one day in federal prison without parole for possessing child pornography. The sentence was handed down by U.S. Chief District Judge Dean Whipple in federal court in Springfield. Judge Whipple also ordered Roy to forfeit to the government a Hewlett Packard Pavilion computer processing unit, which was used to commit the offense...
Horseshoe woman song contest finalist (12/15/05)
Glenna O'Neil of Horseshoe Bend and Oren Pruett of Banndon, Ore., were winners in the Song of the Year Contest recently. O'Neil and Pruett were finalists in the competition that involves people from all over the world, from Luxembourg to Singapore...
Viola teen to make broadcast premiere (12/15/05)
Ethan Houghtaling has a story. The Viola School District eighth grader was the subject of a KTHV Channel 11 (Little Rock) story recently in its series "Everyone Has a Story," hosted by news anchor Liz Massey. The segment told of the 14-year-old's music -- he plays drums in a band -- and his dream -- to train dogs for the military...
Couch students attend national meeting (12/15/05)
MYRTLE -- More than 5,200 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members, advisors, alumni and guests from across the country gathered in San Diego, Calif., recently for the 2005 FCCLA National Leadership meeting. Three Couch High School FCCLA members attended the conference. ...
River partnership meets (12/15/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- The quarterly meeting of the Scenic Rivers Watershed Partnership was held Dec. 7 at the Warm Fork Restaurant in Thayer. Oregon County Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren served as host for the meeting. He is also chairman of the watershed partnership board of directors. ...
Horseshoe woman song contest finalist (12/15/05)
Glenna O'Neil of Horseshoe Bend and Oren Pruett of Banndon, Ore., were winners in the Song of the Year Contest recently. O'Neil and Pruett were finalists in the competition that involves people from all over the world, from Luxembourg to Singapore...
Man arrested on meth charges (12/15/05)
An Ash Flat man has been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine after he admitted he was inside a cabin full of components used to make meth, according to authorities. Paul F. Dobson, 41, was arrested Dec. 9 after a local property owner contacted Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver after encountering a man in his relatives' cabin...
Izard man faces drug charges (12/15/05)
Bobby Grayden Connor, 18, a student at Melbourne School, was arrested Dec. 6 and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of an instrument of crime. Connor tested positive for having cocaine in his system, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Child porn lands Couch man one year sentence (12/15/05)
SPRINGFIELD -- A Couch man, John Wayne Roy, was sentenced Dec. 5 to one year and one day in federal prison without parole for possessing child pornography. The sentence was handed down by U.S. Chief District Judge Dean Whipple in federal court in Springfield. Judge Whipple also ordered Roy to forfeit to the government a Hewlett Packard Pavilion computer processing unit, which was used to commit the offense...
Wirth man arrested (12/15/05)
A Wirth man, Darren L. Break, has been charged with possession of firearms by a certain person and is in the Fulton County jail at Salem. On Nov. 24 the Fulton County Sheriff's Office received a complaint that a man had passed out in his vehicle from intoxicants on Fire Tower Road near Hardy...
Residents encouraged to adopt a family (12/15/05)
A Mammoth Spring woman is trying to help families in need this Christmas. "During the holidays, even the most thrifty are guilty of stretching their budget to the limit. Many families, though, are simply in crisis, with more difficult circumstances than most of us as holiday shoppers can imagine," an organizer said. She said she and others in the community are afraid children are going to wake up without a "Christmas morning."...
Cherokee man charged with rape (12/15/05)
A Cherokee Village man was charged with rape after he allegedly lured a 19-year-old woman to his home with the help of his daughter, drugged her and had sex with her while his daughter watched. Cherokee Village police arrested Dewey Glendon Johnson, 58, Dec. 7...
Stolen truck found near Ash Flat (12/15/05)
Police are investigating the theft of a damaged truck from a home in Cave City Dec. 8. The truck was found the next day in Izard County near Ash Flat. Sheriff Dale Weaver found Michael Proctor's truck abandoned on Dry Bone Road, approximately one mile inside Izard County, said Chief Deputy Rickey Crook...
TRUCK WRECK (12/15/05)
TRUCK WRECK: No one received serious injuries when this 1999 International tractor trailer rig crossed the center line of Highway 142 Nov. 30 and met an oncoming log truck. The tractor trailer swerved and overturned but came to rest on its wheels. The driver of the truck was Billy D. Price from Corning, Ark. Trooper Ray Rees investigated the accident and reported Price was wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident. No citations were issued...
Mammoth man apprehended at White House (12/15/05)
WASHINGTON -- A Mammoth Spring man was arrested by the U.S. Secret Service Dec. 4 for scaling and jumping over a fence on the north lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C. Shawn Cox, 29, was arrested for unlawful entry. Cox appeared briefly Dec. 6 in District of Columbia Superior Court where he was ordered to be hospitalized. He was sent to St. Elizabeth Hospital, a Washington mental institution, for 30 days of evaluation...
Vandalized business offers reward (12/15/05)
VANDALIZED: Brandon Hill, co-owner of Hill's Auto Sales in Salem, examines the windshield of a 2003 Jeep Cherokee. The windshields of three vehicles at the business, as well as the business itself, received gunshot damage sometime during the weekend of Dec. 10-11. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
RIVER MEETING: (12/15/05)
RIVER MEETING: River quality was discussed by the board of directors of the Scenic Rivers Watershed Partnership, officials with the National Park Service, Missouri Department of Natural Resources officials and others who attended the quarterly meeting of the Scenic Rivers Watershed Partnership meeting Dec. ...
Mammoth fire (12/15/05)
HOUSE FIRE: The Rexine Stewart residence, located just south of Mammoth Spring at 2200 Main Street, burned to the ground Dec. 6. Mammoth Spring Fire Chief Frank McComas said the fire department received a call about 8:15 p.m. The fire department was at a meeting at the fire house. ...
Ingram, Youngblood to wed (12/15/05)
Dr. George K. Ingram and Brenda Gale Youngblood of Salem invite all friends and family to their wedding Dec. 18 at 2 p.m. at Forrest Chapel on Highway 56 between Brockwell and Violet Hill. A small reception will follow at the church.
Houser completes basic (12/15/05)
Army Pvt. John J. Houser has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Houser is the son of John Houser of Camp and brother of Amanda Barker of California, Mo. He is a 2005 graduate of Thayer High School. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.. ...
Newman selected (12/15/05)
Brandon Newman from Salem High School has been selected to receive the Academic Excellence Scholarship to attend Ozarka College in the upcoming spring semester. Academic Excellence scholars are selected based on their grade point average overall in high school and/or their ACT composite score...
Piney Creek Ranch joins Angus association (12/15/05)
Piney Creek Ranch in Evening Shade is a new member of the American Angus Association, according to John Crouch, executive vice president of the national breed registry organization in Saint Joseph, Mo. The American Angus Association, with more than 34,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef cattle registry association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on more than 14 million registered Angus...
Hill completes doctorate (12/15/05)
The family of Alton native Myleea Hill will hold an open reception to honor her completion of requirements for the doctorate of educational leadership. Hill, a 1988 honor graduate of Alton High School, is graduating from Arkansas State University in December. She successfully defended her dissertation, A Case-Study of Strategic Planning at a Four-Year Public University in October...
Ingram, Youngblood to wed (12/15/05)
Dr. George K. Ingram and Brenda Gale Youngblood of Salem invite all friends and family to their wedding Dec. 18 at 2 p.m. at Forrest Chapel on Highway 56 between Brockwell and Violet Hill. A small reception will follow at the church.
Piney Creek Ranch joins Angus association (12/15/05)
Piney Creek Ranch in Evening Shade is a new member of the American Angus Association, according to John Crouch, executive vice president of the national breed registry organization in Saint Joseph, Mo. The American Angus Association, with more than 34,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef cattle registry association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on more than 14 million registered Angus...
Newman selected (12/15/05)
Brandon Newman from Salem High School has been selected to receive the Academic Excellence Scholarship to attend Ozarka College in the upcoming spring semester. Academic Excellence scholars are selected based on their grade point average overall in high school and/or their ACT composite score...
Hill completes doctorate (12/15/05)
The family of Alton native Myleea Hill will hold an open reception to honor her completion of requirements for the doctorate of educational leadership. Hill, a 1988 honor graduate of Alton High School, is graduating from Arkansas State University in December. She successfully defended her dissertation, A Case-Study of Strategic Planning at a Four-Year Public University in October...
Houser completes basic (12/15/05)
Army Pvt. John J. Houser has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Houser is the son of John Houser of Camp and brother of Amanda Barker of California, Mo. He is a 2005 graduate of Thayer High School. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.. ...
Thayer Basketball 2005/06 (12/15/05)
The Thayer Lady Bobcats' three-year chokehold on the title of Class 2 District 9 champions loosened up last year, with the Lady Cats falling to eventual champion Gainesville in the district tournament, a loss that kept Thayer out of the state sectionals...
Thayer Basketball 2005/06 (12/15/05)
The Thayer Bobcats got about as close to the Mizzou Sports Arena as they could last season without actually setting foot in Columbia. A last-second, buzzer-beating layup by eventual champ Marionville in the state quarterfinals derailed the Bobcats' hopes of advancing to the Class 2 Final Four on the University of Missouri campus for the second time in three years...
No Lyon, Lady Horns take first-ever Invitational title (12/15/05)
If there were a textbook on how to beat the Cave City Cavewomen, the first two chapters would probably go something like this: 1. Don't allow Cave City to turn the game into a full-court, run-and-gun affair. 2. Don't allow Cave City to get hot beyond the 3-point line and play bombs away...
Thayer Basketball 2005/06 (12/15/05)
The Thayer Bobcats got about as close to the Mizzou Sports Arena as they could last season without actually setting foot in Columbia. A last-second, buzzer-beating layup by eventual champ Marionville in the state quarterfinals derailed the Bobcats' hopes of advancing to the Class 2 Final Four on the University of Missouri campus for the second time in three years...
Thayer Basketball 2005/06 (12/15/05)
The Thayer Lady Bobcats' three-year chokehold on the title of Class 2 District 9 champions loosened up last year, with the Lady Cats falling to eventual champion Gainesville in the district tournament, a loss that kept Thayer out of the state sectionals...
No Lyon, Lady Horns take first-ever Invitational title (12/15/05)
If there were a textbook on how to beat the Cave City Cavewomen, the first two chapters would probably go something like this: 1. Don't allow Cave City to turn the game into a full-court, run-and-gun affair. 2. Don't allow Cave City to get hot beyond the 3-point line and play bombs away...
Evelyn Theressa Boud (12/15/05)
Evelyn Theressa Boud, homemaker, died Dec. 5, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age of 94 years. She was born March 9, 1911, in Akron, Ohio, to William T. and Theressa Maude Wolfe Reese. She maried on April 26, 1954, in Reno, Nev., to Norman Boud who preceded her in death on Feb. 8, 1964...
Zachery Heath Watkins (12/15/05)
Zachery Heath Watkins, 23, of Conway, Ark., formerly of Cave City, died Dec. 3, 2005, at North Little Rock, Ark. He was born Aug. 12, 1982, at Batesville, Ark., to Boyce and Becky Marlin Watkins. He was a student at UCA and a member of the Antioch Church of Christ...
Maurice L. Hardin (12/15/05)
Maurice L. Hardin, 88, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Dec. 4, 2005, at Ridgecrest Health and Rehab. Born in Hardy, Ark., he was a member of the 447th Bomb Wing Flight crew in World War II that flew missions over Europe. He was a member of the Nettleton Church of Christ...
Doris H. Schaffert (12/15/05)
Doris H. Schaffert, 93, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 4, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born on March 4, 1912 in Texarkana, Ark. She was married to William Charles Schaffert Sr. in LaGrange, Ill., in 1934. The Schafferts moved to Cherokee Village in 1971...
John Fielding Manuel (12/15/05)
John Fielding Manuel, 49, of Cave City, Ark., was born March 15, 1956, at Paragould, Ark., to Thomas O. and Gracie Grimes Manuel. He died Dec. 21, 2005 at Tucson, Ariz. He was a truck driver, painter and was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include his mother, Grace Grimes Kankelfitz of Cave City; one son, John F. ...
Agnes Johnson (12/15/05)
Agnes Lee Johnson, 88, of Koshkonong, Mo., died Dec. 3, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center. She was born July 16, 1917, in Howell County, Mo., to Lee and Mae Heckart Morrison. She graduated from Drury College and on May 27, 1939, was marred at Leota, Mo. to Carl L. Johnson who preceded her in death on May 27, 1976...
Vernon Graham (12/15/05)
Vernon Graham, son of the late James Fielding Graham and Eva Amanda Mullin Graham, was born Dec. 20, 1931, in Wideman, Ark. He died Nov. 28, 2005, in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 73 years. He was married to Lola Fern Dillard on Aug. 10, 1951, in Melbourne and to this union three children were born...
Irene V. Glenn (12/15/05)
Irene V. Glenn, 95, of Cave City, Ark., formerly of Fisher, died Dec. 8, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born May 1, 1910, at Cherry Valley. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Fisher. Survivors include two sons, Burl Glenn of Cave City and Gerald Glenn of Wynne; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Paul Franklin Morphis (12/15/05)
Paul Franklin Morphis, of Horseshoe Bend, son of the late Ottis Egbert Morphis and Lessie Leola Yancey Morphis, was born Nov. 12, 1933, in Searcy County, Ark. He died Dec. 4, 2005, at Southwestern Regional Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla., at the age of 72 years...
Osie Marie Duke (12/15/05)
Osie Marie Duke, 93, of Sidney, Ark., died Dec. 6, 2005, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. She was born Oct. 12, 1912, in Stuttgart, Ark., the daughter of John Bailey and Della Murphy Bailey. She was a homemaker and a member of the Evening Shade First Baptist Church...
Robert Eldon Adams (12/15/05)
Robert Eldon Adams, of Viola, Ark., son of Jesse Ralph Adams and the late Fern Berdella Klaugs Adams, was born April 7, 1940 in Carlinville, Ill. He died Dec. 6, 2005, at his home at the age of 65 years. He was married to Joanna Pruett on Aug. 6, 1990, at Gainesville, Mo...
Louise Williams (12/15/05)
Louise Barnesteen Wright Williams, homemaker, died Dec. 2, 2005, in Thayer, Mo. She was born June 26, 1915 at Thayer, the daughter of Albert C. and Viola "Ola" Jane Ryan Green. She was married to Elmer Holesapple and to this union three children were born. She married in 1942 at Salem, Ark., to Marvin Wright and to this union two children were born. She married in 1989 in Ash Flat to George Williams...
Elsie Louise Wilson (12/15/05)
Elsie Louise Wilson, nee Seibold, 89, of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 8, 2005. She was born Dec. 26, 1915, in St. Louis, Mo., daughter of Wilhelmina and Reinhold Seibold. She was sister to five brothers, Reinhold, Charles, William Edwin, and Robert; and mother of Marian Henderson, Linda Racette and William Henley; grandmother of four; great-grandmother of five; and wife of David L.Wilson...
Thomas "Win" Jeffery (12/15/05)
Thomas Edwin "Win" Jeffery, of Horseshoe Bend, son of the late Thomas Mason Jeffery and Ada Wiles Jeffery was born Aug. 20, 1915, in Mt. Olive, Ark. He died Dec. 4, 2005, at his home in Horseshoe Bend at the age of 90. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Hopkins Oct. 1, 1967, in Mammoth Spring...
Louise Williams (12/15/05)
Louise Barnesteen Wright Williams, homemaker, died Dec. 2, 2005, in Thayer, Mo. She was born June 26, 1915 at Thayer, the daughter of Albert C. and Viola "Ola" Jane Ryan Green. She was married to Elmer Holesapple and to this union three children were born. She married in 1942 at Salem, Ark., to Marvin Wright and to this union two children were born. She married in 1989 in Ash Flat to George Williams...
Evelyn Theressa Boud (12/15/05)
Evelyn Theressa Boud, homemaker, died Dec. 5, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age of 94 years. She was born March 9, 1911, in Akron, Ohio, to William T. and Theressa Maude Wolfe Reese. She maried on April 26, 1954, in Reno, Nev., to Norman Boud who preceded her in death on Feb. 8, 1964...
Zachery Heath Watkins (12/15/05)
Zachery Heath Watkins, 23, of Conway, Ark., formerly of Cave City, died Dec. 3, 2005, at North Little Rock, Ark. He was born Aug. 12, 1982, at Batesville, Ark., to Boyce and Becky Marlin Watkins. He was a student at UCA and a member of the Antioch Church of Christ...
Maurice L. Hardin (12/15/05)
Maurice L. Hardin, 88, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Dec. 4, 2005, at Ridgecrest Health and Rehab. Born in Hardy, Ark., he was a member of the 447th Bomb Wing Flight crew in World War II that flew missions over Europe. He was a member of the Nettleton Church of Christ...
Doris H. Schaffert (12/15/05)
Doris H. Schaffert, 93, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 4, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born on March 4, 1912 in Texarkana, Ark. She was married to William Charles Schaffert Sr. in LaGrange, Ill., in 1934. The Schafferts moved to Cherokee Village in 1971...
Robert Eldon Adams (12/15/05)
Robert Eldon Adams, of Viola, Ark., son of Jesse Ralph Adams and the late Fern Berdella Klaugs Adams, was born April 7, 1940 in Carlinville, Ill. He died Dec. 6, 2005, at his home at the age of 65 years. He was married to Joanna Pruett on Aug. 6, 1990, at Gainesville, Mo...
Paul Franklin Morphis (12/15/05)
Paul Franklin Morphis, of Horseshoe Bend, son of the late Ottis Egbert Morphis and Lessie Leola Yancey Morphis, was born Nov. 12, 1933, in Searcy County, Ark. He died Dec. 4, 2005, at Southwestern Regional Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla., at the age of 72 years...
Elsie Louise Wilson (12/15/05)
Elsie Louise Wilson, nee Seibold, 89, of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 8, 2005. She was born Dec. 26, 1915, in St. Louis, Mo., daughter of Wilhelmina and Reinhold Seibold. She was sister to five brothers, Reinhold, Charles, William Edwin, and Robert; and mother of Marian Henderson, Linda Racette and William Henley; grandmother of four; great-grandmother of five; and wife of David L.Wilson...
Thomas "Win" Jeffery (12/15/05)
Thomas Edwin "Win" Jeffery, of Horseshoe Bend, son of the late Thomas Mason Jeffery and Ada Wiles Jeffery was born Aug. 20, 1915, in Mt. Olive, Ark. He died Dec. 4, 2005, at his home in Horseshoe Bend at the age of 90. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Hopkins Oct. 1, 1967, in Mammoth Spring...
Irene V. Glenn (12/15/05)
Irene V. Glenn, 95, of Cave City, Ark., formerly of Fisher, died Dec. 8, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born May 1, 1910, at Cherry Valley. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Fisher. Survivors include two sons, Burl Glenn of Cave City and Gerald Glenn of Wynne; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Osie Marie Duke (12/15/05)
Osie Marie Duke, 93, of Sidney, Ark., died Dec. 6, 2005, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. She was born Oct. 12, 1912, in Stuttgart, Ark., the daughter of John Bailey and Della Murphy Bailey. She was a homemaker and a member of the Evening Shade First Baptist Church...
John Fielding Manuel (12/15/05)
John Fielding Manuel, 49, of Cave City, Ark., was born March 15, 1956, at Paragould, Ark., to Thomas O. and Gracie Grimes Manuel. He died Dec. 21, 2005 at Tucson, Ariz. He was a truck driver, painter and was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include his mother, Grace Grimes Kankelfitz of Cave City; one son, John F. ...
Agnes Johnson (12/15/05)
Agnes Lee Johnson, 88, of Koshkonong, Mo., died Dec. 3, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center. She was born July 16, 1917, in Howell County, Mo., to Lee and Mae Heckart Morrison. She graduated from Drury College and on May 27, 1939, was marred at Leota, Mo. to Carl L. Johnson who preceded her in death on May 27, 1976...
Vernon Graham (12/15/05)
Vernon Graham, son of the late James Fielding Graham and Eva Amanda Mullin Graham, was born Dec. 20, 1931, in Wideman, Ark. He died Nov. 28, 2005, in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 73 years. He was married to Lola Fern Dillard on Aug. 10, 1951, in Melbourne and to this union three children were born...
Irene Glenn (12/15/05)
Irene V. Glenn, 95, of Cave City died Dec. 8, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born May 1, 1910, at Cherry Valley. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Fisher. Survivors include two sons, Burl Glenn of Cave City, and Gerald Glenn of Wynne; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Doris H. Schaffert (12/15/05)
Doris H. Schaffert, 93, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 4, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born on March 4, 1912, in Texarkana, Ark. She married William Charles Schaffert Sr. in LaGrange, Ill., in 1934. The Schafferts moved to Cherokee Village in 1971...
Thomas Wade Bettis (12/15/05)
Brian and Leslie Bettis of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Thomas Wade. He was born at 8:27 a.m. Dec. 8. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. His sibling is Troy, 11. Grandparents are Wade and Pam Davis, and Junior Bettis, all of Alton, and Tom and Joyce Mooney of West Plains...
Aubrey Nicole Webers (12/15/05)
Bryan and Andrea Webers of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Aubrey Nicole. She was born at 10:11 a.m. Dec. 1. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 1/2 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Alexis, 3. Grandparents are Wanda Brown of Alton, Aleeta Eberle of West Plains and Stuart Webers of Mountain Home, Ark...
Taylor Charbauski (12/15/05)
Jeremy and Pamela Charbauski of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Taylor Nicole Ann. She was born at 8:48 p.m. Dec. 2. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her sibling is Megan, 5. Grandparents are Gerald Andrews and Linda Andrews of Koshkonong, Kelly Johnson and Brenda Charbauski, both of Alton...
Logan Hice (12/15/05)
Granvil and Jessica Hice of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby boy, Logan. He was born at 12:09 a.m. Dec. 9. He weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. His siblings are Hailey, 2, and Brooke, 16 months. Grandparents are Leroy and Susan Russell and Delbert and Toni Hice, all of Koshkonong...
Trenton and Trevor Cunningham (12/15/05)
Kevin and Sandra Cunningham of Alton are the parents of twin baby boys, Trenton Brice and Trevor Bryson. Trenton was born at 7:46 a.m. Dec. 5. He weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. Trevor was born at 7:47 a.m. Dec. 5. He weighed 5 pounds, 8 1/2 ounces and was 19 inches long. Their sibling is Kelsey, 20 months. Grandparents are Robert and Janet Cunningham of Mammoth Spring and Ed and Brenda Bettis of Alton...
Jonah Patric Savell (12/15/05)
Lawrence and Helen Savell of Oxford announce the birth of their son, Jonah Patric Savell. He was born on Nov. 14, 2005, at 8:53 a.m. at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 10.7 ounces and was 19 inches long. He is the maternal grandson of the late Robert Wolverton of Michigan and the late Emmaline Hinds of Oxford. He is the paternal grandson of Maxine and Mike Richter of Franklin and the late Lawrence Savell Sr. of Melbourne...
Aubrey Nicole Webers (12/15/05)
Bryan and Andrea Webers of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Aubrey Nicole. She was born at 10:11 a.m. Dec. 1. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 1/2 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Alexis, 3. Grandparents are Wanda Brown of Alton, Aleeta Eberle of West Plains and Stuart Webers of Mountain Home, Ark...
Trenton and Trevor Cunningham (12/15/05)
Kevin and Sandra Cunningham of Alton are the parents of twin baby boys, Trenton Brice and Trevor Bryson. Trenton was born at 7:46 a.m. Dec. 5. He weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. Trevor was born at 7:47 a.m. Dec. 5. He weighed 5 pounds, 8 1/2 ounces and was 19 inches long. Their sibling is Kelsey, 20 months. Grandparents are Robert and Janet Cunningham of Mammoth Spring and Ed and Brenda Bettis of Alton...
Logan Hice (12/15/05)
Granvil and Jessica Hice of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby boy, Logan. He was born at 12:09 a.m. Dec. 9. He weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. His siblings are Hailey, 2, and Brooke, 16 months. Grandparents are Leroy and Susan Russell and Delbert and Toni Hice, all of Koshkonong...
Taylor Charbauski (12/15/05)
Jeremy and Pamela Charbauski of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Taylor Nicole Ann. She was born at 8:48 p.m. Dec. 2. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her sibling is Megan, 5. Grandparents are Gerald Andrews and Linda Andrews of Koshkonong, Kelly Johnson and Brenda Charbauski, both of Alton...
Jonah Patric Savell (12/15/05)
Lawrence and Helen Savell of Oxford announce the birth of their son, Jonah Patric Savell. He was born on Nov. 14, 2005, at 8:53 a.m. at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 10.7 ounces and was 19 inches long. He is the maternal grandson of the late Robert Wolverton of Michigan and the late Emmaline Hinds of Oxford. He is the paternal grandson of Maxine and Mike Richter of Franklin and the late Lawrence Savell Sr. of Melbourne...
Thomas Wade Bettis (12/15/05)
Brian and Leslie Bettis of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Thomas Wade. He was born at 8:27 a.m. Dec. 8. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. His sibling is Troy, 11. Grandparents are Wade and Pam Davis, and Junior Bettis, all of Alton, and Tom and Joyce Mooney of West Plains...
Schultzes to celebrate 25 years of marriage (12/15/05)
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Schultz will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a reception at the multi-plex building next to Immanuel Baptist Church on Highway 9 South in Salem on Dec. 26 from 2-5 p.m. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Schultzes to celebrate 25 years of marriage (12/15/05)
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Schultz will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a reception at the multi-plex building next to Immanuel Baptist Church on Highway 9 South in Salem on Dec. 26 from 2-5 p.m. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Boldly Going Nowhere (12/15/05)
In the fourth century, the Romans celebrated the birthday of their sun god, Mithras, during the last week of December. The Catholic Church felt this celebration by a rival pagan religion threatened the existence of Christianity so they decided to conduct a festival of their own which would honor the birth of Jesus Christ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (12/15/05)
In the fourth century, the Romans celebrated the birthday of their sun god, Mithras, during the last week of December. The Catholic Church felt this celebration by a rival pagan religion threatened the existence of Christianity so they decided to conduct a festival of their own which would honor the birth of Jesus Christ...