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Stories from Thursday, February 2, 2006

Salem 2006 budget climbs $35K (02/02/06)
Salem Mayor Gary Clayton said that the city is starting the year with $170,000, which is $55,000 more than the city started with in 2005. Clayton said one of the reasons is that the property taxes which were collected for the city are $35,000 more than in the previous year. He said he thinks this is because the county tax collector's office finished its filing earlier in the year and there might not be similar results next year...
Brockwell men arrested (02/02/06)
Two Brockwell men were arrested Jan. 29 on charges in Izard County of possessing marijuana and instruments of crime. According to authorities, Larron McClure, 20, of Brockwell and Jefferson Morgan, 20, of Brockwell had the items confiscated from them at a residence off Highway 9 between Brockwell and Oxford...
Ash Flat mayor: no facts, no deal (02/02/06)
Ash Flat Mayor Brien Nix Hall said he will not sign an agreement with Sharp County for Central Dispatch services until he has some questions answered. Hall said he plans to be included on the Feb. 13 agenda for the Sharp County Quorum Court meeting...
Mammoth man subdued by taser (02/02/06)
THAYER -- Thayer Police officers say they were forced to use their recently purchased taser gun to subdue a drug suspect Jan. 21. Officers said in a probable cause statement received from the Oregon County Prosecuting Attorneys Office that John Stewart of Mammoth Spring resisted arrest several times after he was stopped for not having a headlight...
Leaders needed for new Thayer 4-H clubs (02/02/06)
THAYER -- Students at Thayer High School and Thayer Elementary School recently expressed interest in starting 4-H clubs, and the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Youth Development Program assistant Nancy Reed said adult leaders are needed. 4-H is the youth development program of the University of Missouri Extension, the United States Department of Agriculture and local governments. ...
JOB SHADOWING: (02/02/06)
JOB SHADOWING: Students from Couch High School spent the day job shadowing at several businesses around the area Jan. 25. From left are Dr. Greg Langley and students Natalie Lowery and Randy Clawson. The students spent the day with Langley learning how a veterinarian's office operates. Langley said the dog in the photo is up for adoption if anyone is interested. To find out more information about the dog call Langley Animal Clinic at 417-264-2206. Photo/James Cobb...
A HELPING HAND: (02/02/06)
A HELPING HAND: Loren Barton, manager of Curt's Cars in Thayer, donated $500 this winter fo Thayer Elementary School to buy new coats for students at the school in need. School nurse Lois Taylor and principal Rod Priest accept the donation.
NAEC: adjustment not increase (02/02/06)
Not Changing Rates: North Arkansas Electric Cooperative customers have been paying a little more on their bills lately. According to CEO Mel Coleman, this should be a temporary situation. Photo/Price Area residents will be paying more for electricity, though it is not a rate increase, according to North Arkansas Electric Cooperative...
Good grades may mean free Mustang (02/02/06)
Area high school seniors have a new motivation to make the best grades they can this semester. "Strive to Drive" is the name of the contest in which Freedom Ford in Melbourne is giving away a new 2006 Ford Mustang to an area high school senior through a drawing...
Thayer mayor proclaims Ronald McDonald House Week (02/02/06)
PROCLAMATION: Thayer Mayor Allen Deckard signs a proclamation Jan. 26 proclaiming Feb. 6 through Feb. 12 as Ronald McDonald week in Thayer. Municipal Tax Collector Janice Tolar, Municipal Clerk Rosie Simpson and city employee Gary Barton look on. THAYER -- On Jan. 27 Thayer McDonalds joined more than 58 McDonalds's Restaurants and 25 Great Southern Banks in the Ozarks as they began their Share a Heart Campaign...
Arrests made in burglaries (02/02/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Officers with the Oregon County Sheriff's Department have made three arrests in connection with the break-in and theft at a Thomasville business. Oregon Country Sheriff Tim Ward said The Little Shopper, located at Highway 99 in Thomasville, was broken into and burglarized Dec. 1. The store is owned and operated by Evelyn Lane, also of Thomasville...
Fun and Friends designated as test food center (02/02/06)
CENTER OF CHOICE: Thayer Fun and Friends Senior Citizen Center will be a test food center for the region during the month of February. The center has a new hot vegetable bar and people eating at the center will now be able to choose what vegetables they want to eat in order to cut back on waste. From left, center volunteers Dawn Taylor and Mary Ann Davis make their vegetable selections Jan. 27...
Cochran resigns (02/02/06)
Fulton County Agricultural Extension Agent Clay Cochran resigned Jan. 24. Hamilton said the details of Cochran's resignation were confidential. Cochran had no comment for the media. Mike Hamilton, University of Arkansas Extension agent for the Ozarks District, said the position will be advertised for 30 days on the Arkansas' Extension Service's Web site at www.uaex.edu...
Ash Flat mayor: no facts, no deal (02/02/06)
Ash Flat Mayor Brien Nix Hall said he will not sign an agreement with Sharp County for Central Dispatch services until he has some questions answered. Hall said he plans to be included on the Feb. 13 agenda for the Sharp County Quorum Court meeting...
Leaders needed for new Thayer 4-H clubs (02/02/06)
THAYER -- Students at Thayer High School and Thayer Elementary School recently expressed interest in starting 4-H clubs, and the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Youth Development Program assistant Nancy Reed said adult leaders are needed. 4-H is the youth development program of the University of Missouri Extension, the United States Department of Agriculture and local governments. ...
Mammoth man subdued by taser (02/02/06)
THAYER -- Thayer Police officers say they were forced to use their recently purchased taser gun to subdue a drug suspect Jan. 21. Officers said in a probable cause statement received from the Oregon County Prosecuting Attorneys Office that John Stewart of Mammoth Spring resisted arrest several times after he was stopped for not having a headlight...
Good grades may mean free Mustang (02/02/06)
Area high school seniors have a new motivation to make the best grades they can this semester. "Strive to Drive" is the name of the contest in which Freedom Ford in Melbourne is giving away a new 2006 Ford Mustang to an area high school senior through a drawing...
Fun and Friends designated as test food center (02/02/06)
CENTER OF CHOICE: Thayer Fun and Friends Senior Citizen Center will be a test food center for the region during the month of February. The center has a new hot vegetable bar and people eating at the center will now be able to choose what vegetables they want to eat in order to cut back on waste. From left, center volunteers Dawn Taylor and Mary Ann Davis make their vegetable selections Jan. 27...
Cochran resigns (02/02/06)
Fulton County Agricultural Extension Agent Clay Cochran resigned Jan. 24. Hamilton said the details of Cochran's resignation were confidential. Cochran had no comment for the media. Mike Hamilton, University of Arkansas Extension agent for the Ozarks District, said the position will be advertised for 30 days on the Arkansas' Extension Service's Web site at www.uaex.edu...
Arrests made in burglaries (02/02/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Officers with the Oregon County Sheriff's Department have made three arrests in connection with the break-in and theft at a Thomasville business. Oregon Country Sheriff Tim Ward said The Little Shopper, located at Highway 99 in Thomasville, was broken into and burglarized Dec. 1. The store is owned and operated by Evelyn Lane, also of Thomasville...
Thayer mayor proclaims Ronald McDonald House Week (02/02/06)
PROCLAMATION: Thayer Mayor Allen Deckard signs a proclamation Jan. 26 proclaiming Feb. 6 through Feb. 12 as Ronald McDonald week in Thayer. Municipal Tax Collector Janice Tolar, Municipal Clerk Rosie Simpson and city employee Gary Barton look on. THAYER -- On Jan. 27 Thayer McDonalds joined more than 58 McDonalds's Restaurants and 25 Great Southern Banks in the Ozarks as they began their Share a Heart Campaign...
Brockwell men arrested (02/02/06)
Two Brockwell men were arrested Jan. 29 on charges in Izard County of possessing marijuana and instruments of crime. According to authorities, Larron McClure, 20, of Brockwell and Jefferson Morgan, 20, of Brockwell had the items confiscated from them at a residence off Highway 9 between Brockwell and Oxford...
Salem 2006 budget climbs $35K (02/02/06)
Salem Mayor Gary Clayton said that the city is starting the year with $170,000, which is $55,000 more than the city started with in 2005. Clayton said one of the reasons is that the property taxes which were collected for the city are $35,000 more than in the previous year. He said he thinks this is because the county tax collector's office finished its filing earlier in the year and there might not be similar results next year...
NAEC: adjustment not increase (02/02/06)
Not Changing Rates: North Arkansas Electric Cooperative customers have been paying a little more on their bills lately. According to CEO Mel Coleman, this should be a temporary situation. Photo/Price Area residents will be paying more for electricity, though it is not a rate increase, according to North Arkansas Electric Cooperative...
A HELPING HAND: (02/02/06)
A HELPING HAND: Loren Barton, manager of Curt's Cars in Thayer, donated $500 this winter fo Thayer Elementary School to buy new coats for students at the school in need. School nurse Lois Taylor and principal Rod Priest accept the donation.
JOB SHADOWING: (02/02/06)
JOB SHADOWING: Students from Couch High School spent the day job shadowing at several businesses around the area Jan. 25. From left are Dr. Greg Langley and students Natalie Lowery and Randy Clawson. The students spent the day with Langley learning how a veterinarian's office operates. Langley said the dog in the photo is up for adoption if anyone is interested. To find out more information about the dog call Langley Animal Clinic at 417-264-2206. Photo/James Cobb...
Sanders named to Chancellor's List (02/02/06)
Mysti Hope Sanders of Viola has been named to the Chancellor's List at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. This recognition is awarded to full-time students who maintain a 4.00 grade point average. Sanders is the daughter of Donald and Patti Sanders of Viola and a graduate of Viola High School...
Couch homecoming candidates named (02/02/06)
Couch 2005-06 Homecoming festivities will take place Feb. 3 at 5:30 p.m. The recognition of athletes and attendants and the coronation of the queen will start before the varsity boys' basketball game with Mammoth Spring which will be the first game of the evening. Varsity girls will play during the second game. Junior varsity teams will not be playing on Homecoming night...
Sanders named to Chancellor's List (02/02/06)
Mysti Hope Sanders of Viola has been named to the Chancellor's List at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. This recognition is awarded to full-time students who maintain a 4.00 grade point average. Sanders is the daughter of Donald and Patti Sanders of Viola and a graduate of Viola High School...
Couch homecoming candidates named (02/02/06)
Couch 2005-06 Homecoming festivities will take place Feb. 3 at 5:30 p.m. The recognition of athletes and attendants and the coronation of the queen will start before the varsity boys' basketball game with Mammoth Spring which will be the first game of the evening. Varsity girls will play during the second game. Junior varsity teams will not be playing on Homecoming night...
Bobcats dealt first loss of season in Panther Classic (02/02/06)
Not only was it a showdown of South Central Association rivals, the championship game of the 13th annual McDonald Panther Classic at Mountain Grove Jan. 28, a clash that pitted Thayer against Mountain Grove, also featured a battle of two state-ranked teams that have been on a hot streak as of late...
Cougars hit stride, blast way to Izard County Tourney title (02/02/06)
Sometimes even a high-powered machine needs a jump start to get it going. A jump start is just exactly what the Izard County Consolidated Cougars used to get their high octane offense going in the third period of the championship game of the 2006 Izard County Invitational Tournament Jan. 28 at the Bluebirds' Nest in Mount Pleasant...
Couch flies past Lady Jays in Big Spring Tourney (02/02/06)
The Couch Lady Indians used offensive rebounding to stay in the game early, while relying on defensive pressure late to post a 49-36 win over the Koshkonong Lady Bluejays in the first round of the Big Spring Conference Tournament Jan. 24 at Eminence High School...
Calico Rock tops Melbourne for senior girls' championship (02/02/06)
The road to the 2006 Izard County Invitational Tournament's championship round was certainly not one of leisure for the Calico Rock Lady Pirates, nor for the Melbourne Lady Bearkatz. The fourth-seeded Lady Pirates got past fifth-seeded Mount Pleasant in the first round before pulling the shocker of the tourney by upsetting the top-seeded Izard County Consolidated Lady Cougars 50-42 in the semi-final round...
Cougars hit stride, blast way to Izard County Tourney title (02/02/06)
Sometimes even a high-powered machine needs a jump start to get it going. A jump start is just exactly what the Izard County Consolidated Cougars used to get their high octane offense going in the third period of the championship game of the 2006 Izard County Invitational Tournament Jan. 28 at the Bluebirds' Nest in Mount Pleasant...
Calico Rock tops Melbourne for senior girls' championship (02/02/06)
The road to the 2006 Izard County Invitational Tournament's championship round was certainly not one of leisure for the Calico Rock Lady Pirates, nor for the Melbourne Lady Bearkatz. The fourth-seeded Lady Pirates got past fifth-seeded Mount Pleasant in the first round before pulling the shocker of the tourney by upsetting the top-seeded Izard County Consolidated Lady Cougars 50-42 in the semi-final round...
Bobcats dealt first loss of season in Panther Classic (02/02/06)
Not only was it a showdown of South Central Association rivals, the championship game of the 13th annual McDonald Panther Classic at Mountain Grove Jan. 28, a clash that pitted Thayer against Mountain Grove, also featured a battle of two state-ranked teams that have been on a hot streak as of late...
Couch flies past Lady Jays in Big Spring Tourney (02/02/06)
The Couch Lady Indians used offensive rebounding to stay in the game early, while relying on defensive pressure late to post a 49-36 win over the Koshkonong Lady Bluejays in the first round of the Big Spring Conference Tournament Jan. 24 at Eminence High School...
Carolyn Sue Barton (02/02/06)
Carolyn Sue Barton, wife of Garland G. Barton and mother of Michael Taylor Barton was born Aug. 23, 1952, in Lawrence, Kan. and died Jan. 18, 2006, at the family home in Alton, Mo. Barton spent the greatest part of her life helping others. She has served beside her husband helping six churches since their marriage. ...
Armilda (Millie) Bell (02/02/06)
Armilda Faye (Millie) Bell, 83, of Salem, daughter of the late Arch Gleghorn and Della Johnson Gleghorn, was born Nov. 27, 1922, in Wiseman, Ark. She died Jan. 23, 2006, at Fayetteville Nursing and Rehab in Fayetteville, Ark. She was united in marriage to Eugene Harding Bell in 1946. To this union two sons were born...
Rev. Allen Snearly (02/02/06)
Rev. Allen Snearly, 82, of Highland died Jan. 28, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born May 17, 1923, at Deer, Ark., the son of the late Alvin Olen and Alpha Nichols Snearly. He was united in marriage on July 12, 1940, to Claudine Brown. He was an ordained minister of the Assemblies of God...
Johnie Ray Nix (02/02/06)
Johnie Ray Nix, 97, was born March 4, 1908, and died Jan. 29, 2006. He lived all his life in the area of Ash Flat. He was a Christian, the oldest member of the Ash Flat United Methodist Church and a lifelong farmer. "Poppa" Nix is survived by two grandchildren, Ella Van Thompson and her husband, Mack, along with Johnie Ray Hyslip and his wife, Barbara; three great-grandchildren, Amy Trivitt and her husband Tommy, Jason Hyslip and his wife, Brooke, and Grant Hyslip; three great-great-grandchildren, Rachel and Rylie Trivitt and Emma Hyslip, all of Ash Flat.. ...
Bobby N. Hurst (02/02/06)
Bobby N. Hurst died Jan. 24, 2006, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 65 years. He was born Dec. 24, 1940, in Fort Sumner, N.M., son of the late Jim and Mattie Walker Hurst. He was united in marriage July 7, 1962, in Thayer, Mo., to Beverly Linson. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving for three years, with two years of that time being spent overseas. He was an engineer equipment repairman and received the expert carbine rifleman award...
Zilphia Wright (02/02/06)
Zilphia Catherine Norman Wright, 96, of Cave City, formerly of Strawberry died Jan. 22, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 20, 1909, at Strawberry, Ark., the daughter of the late Ephraim and Nettie Doyle Norman. She was united in marriage to William Lones Wright on Nov. 8, 1930...
Devone Northcutt (02/02/06)
Devone Northcutt, age 79, of Strawberry died Jan. 29, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Oct. 29, 1926, at Saffell, Ark., to James Henry and Donia Richmond Huskey. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Harmoy Free Will Baptist Church in Safell...
Corbett W. Lawrence (02/02/06)
Corbett W. Lawrence, 70, of Ravenden, died Jan. 27, 2006, at is home. He was born Oct. 16, 1935, at Ravenden, the son of the late Leonard Lawrence, Opal Watts Lawrence Swetnam and "Babe Swetnam. He was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ, a veteran and a real estate broker...
Myra Mae White (02/02/06)
Myra Mae White of Salem, daughter of the late Oscar Freeman Austin and Mildred Evelyn Sterling Austin, was born Nov. 28, 1929, in Olean, Pa. She died Jan. 28, 2006, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem at the age of 76. She was united in marriage to Claude White in 1977 in Salem. She was a homemaker and many years ago worked in a canning factory. She was a member of Viola Baptist Church...
George William Powell (02/02/06)
George William Powell, 74, of Yakima, Wash., formerly of Oxford, Ark., died Dec. 28, 2005 at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Powell was born Nov. 20, 1931, in Arkansas, the son of the late Bryan and Audie Dockins Powell. He received his education in Arkansas...
Clarence Kitchen (02/02/06)
Clarence Edwin Kitchen, 84, of St. Charles, Mo., died Jan. 24, 2006, after a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 29, 1921, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of the late John and Charlotte Louise Tiemann Kitchen. He served in the Navy aboard the USS Saratoga during World War II. He married Ramona Kersey in Greencastle, Ind., on June 19, 1965, and she preceded him in death Aug. 29, 2003...
Roger Lyman Sauer (02/02/06)
Roger Lyman Sauer, 67, of Hardy died Jan. 24, 2006, at the Veteran's Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Sauer was born Nov. 30, 1938, in Farson, Iowa, the son of the late Layman Cullen Sauer and Gladys Yahnke Sauer. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was an avid bowler and loved to dance...
Velma Pauline Taylor (02/02/06)
Velma Pauline Taylor of Salem, daughter of the late A.B. (Addie) Saul and Alamo Lynch Saul, was born Nov. 7, 1917, in Salem. She died Jan. 27, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 88. She was united in marriage to William J. Taylor on Sept. 7, 1940, at Cave City, Ark. She was employed by Town and Country Stores for many years and was a member of the Methodist Church...
Angelo E. Darcangelo (02/02/06)
Angelo E. Darcangelo, 78, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 28, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born on Dec. 22, 1927, in Washington, D.C., the son of Guiseppe D'arcangelo and Fiarina (Marino) D'arcangelo. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II and the Korean War...
Devone Northcutt (02/02/06)
Devone Northcutt, age 79, of Strawberry died Jan. 29, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Oct. 29, 1926, at Saffell, Ark., to James Henry and Donia Richmond Huskey. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Harmoy Free Will Baptist Church in Safell...
Corbett W. Lawrence (02/02/06)
Corbett W. Lawrence, 70, of Ravenden, died Jan. 27, 2006, at is home. He was born Oct. 16, 1935, at Ravenden, the son of the late Leonard Lawrence, Opal Watts Lawrence Swetnam and "Babe Swetnam. He was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ, a veteran and a real estate broker...
Rev. Allen Snearly (02/02/06)
Rev. Allen Snearly, 82, of Highland died Jan. 28, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born May 17, 1923, at Deer, Ark., the son of the late Alvin Olen and Alpha Nichols Snearly. He was united in marriage on July 12, 1940, to Claudine Brown. He was an ordained minister of the Assemblies of God...
Armilda (Millie) Bell (02/02/06)
Armilda Faye (Millie) Bell, 83, of Salem, daughter of the late Arch Gleghorn and Della Johnson Gleghorn, was born Nov. 27, 1922, in Wiseman, Ark. She died Jan. 23, 2006, at Fayetteville Nursing and Rehab in Fayetteville, Ark. She was united in marriage to Eugene Harding Bell in 1946. To this union two sons were born...
Johnie Ray Nix (02/02/06)
Johnie Ray Nix, 97, was born March 4, 1908, and died Jan. 29, 2006. He lived all his life in the area of Ash Flat. He was a Christian, the oldest member of the Ash Flat United Methodist Church and a lifelong farmer. "Poppa" Nix is survived by two grandchildren, Ella Van Thompson and her husband, Mack, along with Johnie Ray Hyslip and his wife, Barbara; three great-grandchildren, Amy Trivitt and her husband Tommy, Jason Hyslip and his wife, Brooke, and Grant Hyslip; three great-great-grandchildren, Rachel and Rylie Trivitt and Emma Hyslip, all of Ash Flat.. ...
Bobby N. Hurst (02/02/06)
Bobby N. Hurst died Jan. 24, 2006, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 65 years. He was born Dec. 24, 1940, in Fort Sumner, N.M., son of the late Jim and Mattie Walker Hurst. He was united in marriage July 7, 1962, in Thayer, Mo., to Beverly Linson. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving for three years, with two years of that time being spent overseas. He was an engineer equipment repairman and received the expert carbine rifleman award...
Carolyn Sue Barton (02/02/06)
Carolyn Sue Barton, wife of Garland G. Barton and mother of Michael Taylor Barton was born Aug. 23, 1952, in Lawrence, Kan. and died Jan. 18, 2006, at the family home in Alton, Mo. Barton spent the greatest part of her life helping others. She has served beside her husband helping six churches since their marriage. ...
Zilphia Wright (02/02/06)
Zilphia Catherine Norman Wright, 96, of Cave City, formerly of Strawberry died Jan. 22, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 20, 1909, at Strawberry, Ark., the daughter of the late Ephraim and Nettie Doyle Norman. She was united in marriage to William Lones Wright on Nov. 8, 1930...
Myra Mae White (02/02/06)
Myra Mae White of Salem, daughter of the late Oscar Freeman Austin and Mildred Evelyn Sterling Austin, was born Nov. 28, 1929, in Olean, Pa. She died Jan. 28, 2006, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem at the age of 76. She was united in marriage to Claude White in 1977 in Salem. She was a homemaker and many years ago worked in a canning factory. She was a member of Viola Baptist Church...
George William Powell (02/02/06)
George William Powell, 74, of Yakima, Wash., formerly of Oxford, Ark., died Dec. 28, 2005 at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Powell was born Nov. 20, 1931, in Arkansas, the son of the late Bryan and Audie Dockins Powell. He received his education in Arkansas...
Clarence Kitchen (02/02/06)
Clarence Edwin Kitchen, 84, of St. Charles, Mo., died Jan. 24, 2006, after a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 29, 1921, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of the late John and Charlotte Louise Tiemann Kitchen. He served in the Navy aboard the USS Saratoga during World War II. He married Ramona Kersey in Greencastle, Ind., on June 19, 1965, and she preceded him in death Aug. 29, 2003...
Roger Lyman Sauer (02/02/06)
Roger Lyman Sauer, 67, of Hardy died Jan. 24, 2006, at the Veteran's Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Sauer was born Nov. 30, 1938, in Farson, Iowa, the son of the late Layman Cullen Sauer and Gladys Yahnke Sauer. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was an avid bowler and loved to dance...
Velma Pauline Taylor (02/02/06)
Velma Pauline Taylor of Salem, daughter of the late A.B. (Addie) Saul and Alamo Lynch Saul, was born Nov. 7, 1917, in Salem. She died Jan. 27, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 88. She was united in marriage to William J. Taylor on Sept. 7, 1940, at Cave City, Ark. She was employed by Town and Country Stores for many years and was a member of the Methodist Church...
Angelo E. Darcangelo (02/02/06)
Angelo E. Darcangelo, 78, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 28, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born on Dec. 22, 1927, in Washington, D.C., the son of Guiseppe D'arcangelo and Fiarina (Marino) D'arcangelo. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II and the Korean War...
Kasey Howard-Conley (02/02/06)
Amanda and Amber Elliott announce the birth of their cousin, Kasey Lee Howard-Conley. Kasey was born to Crissie Conley on Jan. 13, 2006, at 9:15 a.m. at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 5 pounds and was 18 inches long. He was welcomed by his family, including papa and nana Jim and Meda Conley, Joey and Kathy Elliott, Donna Ivey and Pam Dees...
Brooklyn Faith Qualls (02/02/06)
Macy Grace Qualls of Salem announces the birth of her baby sister, Brooklyn Faith Qualls. Brooklyn was born Dec. 14, 2005, at 10:56 a.m. at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was19.75 inches long. Macy and Brooklyn are the daughters of Chris and Amber Qualls of Salem...
Stephenses to celebrate 69th anniversary (02/02/06)
Raymond and Alma Stephens of Brockwell, formerly of Elizabeth, will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary together on Feb. 10. They were united in marriage on Feb. 10, 1937. The Stephenses are the parents of seven children and have 23 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. "This is the true definition of true love," said a family member...
Brooklyn Faith Qualls (02/02/06)
Macy Grace Qualls of Salem announces the birth of her baby sister, Brooklyn Faith Qualls. Brooklyn was born Dec. 14, 2005, at 10:56 a.m. at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was19.75 inches long. Macy and Brooklyn are the daughters of Chris and Amber Qualls of Salem...
Stephenses to celebrate 69th anniversary (02/02/06)
Raymond and Alma Stephens of Brockwell, formerly of Elizabeth, will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary together on Feb. 10. They were united in marriage on Feb. 10, 1937. The Stephenses are the parents of seven children and have 23 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. "This is the true definition of true love," said a family member...
Kasey Howard-Conley (02/02/06)
Amanda and Amber Elliott announce the birth of their cousin, Kasey Lee Howard-Conley. Kasey was born to Crissie Conley on Jan. 13, 2006, at 9:15 a.m. at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 5 pounds and was 18 inches long. He was welcomed by his family, including papa and nana Jim and Meda Conley, Joey and Kathy Elliott, Donna Ivey and Pam Dees...
Boldly Going Nowhere (02/02/06)
Terrorists (Islamic militants) have attacked the USA on numerous occasions over the last dozen years: It doesn't take a genius to notice a pattern. Islamic militants apparently don't like America and are attempting to exterminate us. Even our fearless leaders in Washington figured it out and have vowed to put a stop to it...
Our View (02/02/06)
A reader once complained, with no sense of irony, that the letters to the editor are too opinionated. To complain that letters are too opinionated is akin to complaining that news stories are too factual. Yet it does raise an important question: should we publish only letters that are noncontroversial -- that is, light on opinion? It would certainly save editors a lot of headaches...
Our View (02/02/06)
A reader once complained, with no sense of irony, that the letters to the editor are too opinionated. To complain that letters are too opinionated is akin to complaining that news stories are too factual. Yet it does raise an important question: should we publish only letters that are noncontroversial -- that is, light on opinion? It would certainly save editors a lot of headaches...
Boldly Going Nowhere (02/02/06)
Terrorists (Islamic militants) have attacked the USA on numerous occasions over the last dozen years: It doesn't take a genius to notice a pattern. Islamic militants apparently don't like America and are attempting to exterminate us. Even our fearless leaders in Washington figured it out and have vowed to put a stop to it...