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Stories from Thursday, March 2, 2006

White House jumper convicted (03/02/06)
The Mammoth Spring man who jumped over a fence at the White House in Washington, D.C., was convicted of unlawful entry Feb. 17. Judge John H. Bayley of Superior District Court of the District of Columbia sentenced Shawn Cox, 29, to 18 months probation and ordered him to stay away from the White House and adjoining streets...
Woman dies in one-vehicle accident (03/02/06)
A Gepp woman was killed Feb. 11 in a one-vehicle accident less than a mile from Highway 201 North in Mountain Home. According to police, a green 1997 GMC SUV had been traveling east and struck a tree after running off a curve on County Road 792 in a sharp right turn...
Explosions in house fire ignite woods (03/02/06)
Salem firemen were greeted by a massive explosion when they arrived at the scene of a fire Feb. 25. Salem Fire Chief Heath Everett said John Markcum was working on a personal vehicle in a garage belonging to Derry Reed of 124 Bow Lane when gasoline from a detached engine was ignited by the pilot light of a propane heater...
Residence number requirement likely (03/02/06)
Salem residents will likely have to put numbers on their residences soon. Mayor Gary Clayton brought an ordinance to the Salem City Council at their Feb. 23 meeting that would require Salem residences to display house numbers. He said the council would be given time to think about the ordinance until the next meeting...
Policy for political ads, announcements (03/02/06)
The South Missourian News reminds candidates for political office in Arkansas and Missouri about the policy for political announcements and political advertising for the upcoming elections. Each candidate for office will be allowed one news article with a one-column photo at no charge. A candidate can bring in a photo or have a staff photographer take the photo at the newspaper office...
Two arrested in Franklin auto theft (03/02/06)
A Concord man and a juvenile from Pleasant Plains were arrested in Franklin after a manhunt involving dogs. A 1999 Chevrolet Suburban which was parked outside of Franklin Baptist Church was stolen Feb. 23 during the church's midweek services. It was reported stolen after Pastor Robert Norton and his family returned to the parking lot after services were through...
FLAG EDUCATION: (03/02/06)
FLAG EDUCATION: Mammoth Spring VFW Post 7831 and Auxiliary presented a short program on the United States flag for students at Mammoth Spring Head Start Feb. 22. Presenting the program are, back row from left: VFW Sr. Vice President Jack Parks, VFW Auxiliary District President Sue Vanderpool and local Ladies Auxiliary President Dorothy Parks...
COOKBOOKS: (03/02/06)
COOKBOOKS: The Cooking with Friend Cookbooks compiled by volunteers at the Fun and Friends Senior Citizen Center in Thayer is now on sale. The cookbooks sell for $10 each and all proceeds go to the senior center. Those working on the book are, back row from left: Sheila Smith, Sue Scott, Virginia Buttocovolo, Dawn Taylor, Pat Langston, Pat Goetz and Rosie Main prize; front row: Jessie Mae Burkhead, Mildred Cornelius, Viola Scallions, Rita Hall and Betty Bamber, cookbook chairman. ...
New paint ... (03/02/06)
Fixing it up: Kohn Battleton of Reilly Painting helps with the new drywall being put up in the courtroom at the Fulton County Courthouse Feb. 27. Regularly scheduled court took place in Salem City Hall that day. Photo/Price
Men charged with break-in and theft (03/02/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Two West Plains men are in custody, one in the Howell County Jail and the other in the Oregon County Jail after charges were filed against them in connection with a break-in and theft at Couch School in December. Mark A. Vaughn, 20, and David R. Bates, 20, were charged Feb. 22 by the Oregon County Sheriff's Department with felony stealing, felony burglary and felony assault of a law enforcement officer...
Man struck, killed (03/02/06)
A Mammoth Spring man is dead and an Alton man is in a Springfield hospital following what police suspect was a hit-and-run accident followed by a suicide attempt in southeastern Oregon County, Mo., during the early morning hours Feb. 26. Oregon County Sheriff Tim Ward said he and a deputy and officers D.D. Finley and J.D. Wheeler with Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol answered a call at 1:44 a.m. Sunday saying a man was lying in the road on Route V near Myrtle...
Oregon County accepting applications (03/02/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Filing for county offices and state offices in Missouri up for election in 2006 starts Feb. 28 at 8 a.m. Local filings are at the county clerk's office in the courthouse at Alton. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said the filings will run through the end of the business day (5 p.m.) March 28...
Delta Regional Authority announces grant program (03/02/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Delta Regional Authority has announced their 2006 grant funding program and timeline for this year. South Central Ozark Council of Governments (SCOCOG) Director Jim Dancy said all program applications must be returned to his office no later than March 29...
Grooms resignation accepted by Thayer School Board (03/02/06)
THAYER -- The resignation of long-time Thayer School Board Secretary Janet Grooms was presented and accepted by the school board at their Feb. 9 board meeting. Grooms has worked as school board secretary since 1978, 28 years. She said she will be moving near the Ozark, Mo., area where her daughter and two granddaughters live. She said she might be going back to work at another time when she moves...
Task force to seek Boeing replacement (03/02/06)
Melbourne Mayor Mike Cone and the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce have appointed a task force to deal with the fallout of the planned closing of the Boeing plant in Melbourne. The first meeting of the Central Ozarks Task Force for Economic Development was held Feb. ...
SNOW MONSTER: (03/02/06)
SNOW MONSTER: Missing school last week because of snow was worthwhile for Thayer eighth grade student Grant Martin who sculpted this Loch Ness monster out of snow. Grant is the son of Mark and Monica Martin of Thayer.
Delta Regional Authority announces grant program (03/02/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Delta Regional Authority has announced their 2006 grant funding program and timeline for this year. South Central Ozark Council of Governments (SCOCOG) Director Jim Dancy said all program applications must be returned to his office no later than March 29...
Residence number requirement likely (03/02/06)
Salem residents will likely have to put numbers on their residences soon. Mayor Gary Clayton brought an ordinance to the Salem City Council at their Feb. 23 meeting that would require Salem residences to display house numbers. He said the council would be given time to think about the ordinance until the next meeting...
Policy for political ads, announcements (03/02/06)
The South Missourian News reminds candidates for political office in Arkansas and Missouri about the policy for political announcements and political advertising for the upcoming elections. Each candidate for office will be allowed one news article with a one-column photo at no charge. A candidate can bring in a photo or have a staff photographer take the photo at the newspaper office...
Men charged with break-in and theft (03/02/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Two West Plains men are in custody, one in the Howell County Jail and the other in the Oregon County Jail after charges were filed against them in connection with a break-in and theft at Couch School in December. Mark A. Vaughn, 20, and David R. Bates, 20, were charged Feb. 22 by the Oregon County Sheriff's Department with felony stealing, felony burglary and felony assault of a law enforcement officer...
Two arrested in Franklin auto theft (03/02/06)
A Concord man and a juvenile from Pleasant Plains were arrested in Franklin after a manhunt involving dogs. A 1999 Chevrolet Suburban which was parked outside of Franklin Baptist Church was stolen Feb. 23 during the church's midweek services. It was reported stolen after Pastor Robert Norton and his family returned to the parking lot after services were through...
Oregon County accepting applications (03/02/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Filing for county offices and state offices in Missouri up for election in 2006 starts Feb. 28 at 8 a.m. Local filings are at the county clerk's office in the courthouse at Alton. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said the filings will run through the end of the business day (5 p.m.) March 28...
White House jumper convicted (03/02/06)
The Mammoth Spring man who jumped over a fence at the White House in Washington, D.C., was convicted of unlawful entry Feb. 17. Judge John H. Bayley of Superior District Court of the District of Columbia sentenced Shawn Cox, 29, to 18 months probation and ordered him to stay away from the White House and adjoining streets...
Task force to seek Boeing replacement (03/02/06)
Melbourne Mayor Mike Cone and the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce have appointed a task force to deal with the fallout of the planned closing of the Boeing plant in Melbourne. The first meeting of the Central Ozarks Task Force for Economic Development was held Feb. ...
SNOW MONSTER: (03/02/06)
SNOW MONSTER: Missing school last week because of snow was worthwhile for Thayer eighth grade student Grant Martin who sculpted this Loch Ness monster out of snow. Grant is the son of Mark and Monica Martin of Thayer.
Explosions in house fire ignite woods (03/02/06)
Salem firemen were greeted by a massive explosion when they arrived at the scene of a fire Feb. 25. Salem Fire Chief Heath Everett said John Markcum was working on a personal vehicle in a garage belonging to Derry Reed of 124 Bow Lane when gasoline from a detached engine was ignited by the pilot light of a propane heater...
Grooms resignation accepted by Thayer School Board (03/02/06)
THAYER -- The resignation of long-time Thayer School Board Secretary Janet Grooms was presented and accepted by the school board at their Feb. 9 board meeting. Grooms has worked as school board secretary since 1978, 28 years. She said she will be moving near the Ozark, Mo., area where her daughter and two granddaughters live. She said she might be going back to work at another time when she moves...
Woman dies in one-vehicle accident (03/02/06)
A Gepp woman was killed Feb. 11 in a one-vehicle accident less than a mile from Highway 201 North in Mountain Home. According to police, a green 1997 GMC SUV had been traveling east and struck a tree after running off a curve on County Road 792 in a sharp right turn...
Man struck, killed (03/02/06)
A Mammoth Spring man is dead and an Alton man is in a Springfield hospital following what police suspect was a hit-and-run accident followed by a suicide attempt in southeastern Oregon County, Mo., during the early morning hours Feb. 26. Oregon County Sheriff Tim Ward said he and a deputy and officers D.D. Finley and J.D. Wheeler with Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol answered a call at 1:44 a.m. Sunday saying a man was lying in the road on Route V near Myrtle...
New paint ... (03/02/06)
Fixing it up: Kohn Battleton of Reilly Painting helps with the new drywall being put up in the courtroom at the Fulton County Courthouse Feb. 27. Regularly scheduled court took place in Salem City Hall that day. Photo/Price
COOKBOOKS: (03/02/06)
COOKBOOKS: The Cooking with Friend Cookbooks compiled by volunteers at the Fun and Friends Senior Citizen Center in Thayer is now on sale. The cookbooks sell for $10 each and all proceeds go to the senior center. Those working on the book are, back row from left: Sheila Smith, Sue Scott, Virginia Buttocovolo, Dawn Taylor, Pat Langston, Pat Goetz and Rosie Main prize; front row: Jessie Mae Burkhead, Mildred Cornelius, Viola Scallions, Rita Hall and Betty Bamber, cookbook chairman. ...
FLAG EDUCATION: (03/02/06)
FLAG EDUCATION: Mammoth Spring VFW Post 7831 and Auxiliary presented a short program on the United States flag for students at Mammoth Spring Head Start Feb. 22. Presenting the program are, back row from left: VFW Sr. Vice President Jack Parks, VFW Auxiliary District President Sue Vanderpool and local Ladies Auxiliary President Dorothy Parks...
Evans wins award (03/02/06)
Local American Cancer Society staff member Paige Evans was recognized recently in Birmingham, Ala., as a top-performing member of the Society's Mid-South Division. The Mid-South Division of the American Cancer Society is comprised of Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee...
Miller attends leadership institute (03/02/06)
Marcus D. Miller of Melbourne, a Modern Woodmen of America district manager, recently attended the first Modern Woodmen Leadership Career Institute at Modern Woodmen's Home office in Rock Island, Ill. Agency and district managers were invited to attend the institute, which is designed to motivate attendees as leaders, help them learn from elite industry speakers and exchange management best practices with peers. The event will be held at Modern Woodmen's home office every other year...
Girl Scout cookies have arrived (03/02/06)
Girl Scout cookies are here so those who ordered should be on the lookout. Anyone who has ordered cookies and has not received them by March 9 or who needs cookies, can call 257-3142.
McIntosh makes Dean's List (03/02/06)
Emily J. McIntosh, daughter of Ernest and Carrie McIntosh, was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2005 semester at College of the Ozarks. McIntosh is a 2004 graduate of Viola High School. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must maintain a minimum of 3.5 grade average during the semester and carry at least 15 credit hours...
Girl Scout cookies have arrived (03/02/06)
Girl Scout cookies are here so those who ordered should be on the lookout. Anyone who has ordered cookies and has not received them by March 9 or who needs cookies, can call 257-3142.
McIntosh makes Dean's List (03/02/06)
Emily J. McIntosh, daughter of Ernest and Carrie McIntosh, was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2005 semester at College of the Ozarks. McIntosh is a 2004 graduate of Viola High School. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must maintain a minimum of 3.5 grade average during the semester and carry at least 15 credit hours...
Miller attends leadership institute (03/02/06)
Marcus D. Miller of Melbourne, a Modern Woodmen of America district manager, recently attended the first Modern Woodmen Leadership Career Institute at Modern Woodmen's Home office in Rock Island, Ill. Agency and district managers were invited to attend the institute, which is designed to motivate attendees as leaders, help them learn from elite industry speakers and exchange management best practices with peers. The event will be held at Modern Woodmen's home office every other year...
Evans wins award (03/02/06)
Local American Cancer Society staff member Paige Evans was recognized recently in Birmingham, Ala., as a top-performing member of the Society's Mid-South Division. The Mid-South Division of the American Cancer Society is comprised of Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee...
Headed to state! (03/02/06)
The past four years the Mammoth Spring Lady Bears have edged closer and closer to the door that leads to the state basketball tournament. Step by step the Lady Bears have found the path and confidence needed to gain entry to the field of competition for a state title...
Cougars leave it all on floor, fall to Cavemen (03/02/06)
While the Izard County Consolidated Cougars may not have earned a trip to the Class AA State Tournament in Jessieville, it certainly wasn't because of a lack of effort. Or for that matter, a lack of blood, sweat and tears. After battling the Cave City Cavemen tooth-and-nail for four periods in the semifinals of the Class AA Region 3 Tournament on their home court in Brockwell Feb. ...
Calico Rock dropped in semifinals (03/02/06)
The Calico Rock Lady Pirates used a gritty effort on the backboards to hang tough with the Cave City Cavewomen in the semifinals of the Class AA Region 3 Tournament at the Cougars' Den in Brockwell Feb. 24. By keeping the Cavewomen boxed out of the lane on both ends of the court while taking advantage of a cold-shooting performance from beyond the 3-point arc on Cave City's part during the first two periods, the Lady Pirates were in great shape, down just one point at the half...
Thayer whips Mansfield (03/02/06)
A person would be hard pressed to find two teams going in any more of a different direction than the Thayer Lady Bobcats and the Mansfield Lady Lions. Heading into their matchup in the Class 2 District 9 Tournament at Norwood High School Feb. 25, the Lady Cats (21-5) had racked up 20 wins on the season, while the Lady Lions (3-20) had racked up 20 losses on the season...
Calico Rock dropped in semifinals (03/02/06)
The Calico Rock Lady Pirates used a gritty effort on the backboards to hang tough with the Cave City Cavewomen in the semifinals of the Class AA Region 3 Tournament at the Cougars' Den in Brockwell Feb. 24. By keeping the Cavewomen boxed out of the lane on both ends of the court while taking advantage of a cold-shooting performance from beyond the 3-point arc on Cave City's part during the first two periods, the Lady Pirates were in great shape, down just one point at the half...
Headed to state! (03/02/06)
The past four years the Mammoth Spring Lady Bears have edged closer and closer to the door that leads to the state basketball tournament. Step by step the Lady Bears have found the path and confidence needed to gain entry to the field of competition for a state title...
Cougars leave it all on floor, fall to Cavemen (03/02/06)
While the Izard County Consolidated Cougars may not have earned a trip to the Class AA State Tournament in Jessieville, it certainly wasn't because of a lack of effort. Or for that matter, a lack of blood, sweat and tears. After battling the Cave City Cavemen tooth-and-nail for four periods in the semifinals of the Class AA Region 3 Tournament on their home court in Brockwell Feb. ...
Thayer whips Mansfield (03/02/06)
A person would be hard pressed to find two teams going in any more of a different direction than the Thayer Lady Bobcats and the Mansfield Lady Lions. Heading into their matchup in the Class 2 District 9 Tournament at Norwood High School Feb. 25, the Lady Cats (21-5) had racked up 20 wins on the season, while the Lady Lions (3-20) had racked up 20 losses on the season...
Rev. Ellis Ray Martin (03/02/06)
Rev. Ellis Ray Martin, age 54, of Bartow, Fla., died Feb. 18, 2006, at Lakeland, Fla. He was born Dec. 7, 1951, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Clay Alva and Evelyn Morgan Martin. He was the pastor at the Bartow Church of God, was a Church of God minister for over 30 years and a former Church of God district overseer of the Wooster, Ohio, District...
Joe Bill Tucker (03/02/06)
Joe Bill Tucker, 86, of Manila died Feb. 22, 2006, at his residence. Born in the Sandy Ridge Community, he was the son of the late Tony and Emily Grace Hoover Tucker and had been a long time Manila area resident where he owned and operated Tucker's Pool Room, a popular recreation center that was known for its food, most notably their chili cheeseburgers...
Maudie Edwards Sharp (03/02/06)
Maudie Edwards Sharp, 96, of Evening Shade died Feb. 19, 2006, at a Batesville hospital. She was born Sept. 11, 1909, near Evening Shade, the daughter of the late Jefferson Davis Edwards and Emily Huckabee Edwards. She was a homemaker and farmer. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Evening Shade and the Women's Mission- ary Union. She was a Sunday school teacher for many years and lived in the Evening Shade area her entire life. She enjoyed cooking and liked to pick cotton...
George Herman Coble (03/02/06)
George Herman Coble of Viola, son of the late William George Coble and Sallie Ann Carroll Coble, was born June 21, 1925, in Union, Ark. He died Feb. 18, 2006, at his home at the age of 80. He was united in marriage to Lillie Mae Montgomery on July 20, 1947, at Viola. To this union, five children were born...
Juanita J. Campbell (03/02/06)
Juanita J. Campbell, 67, of Highland died Feb. 17, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born Feb. 2, 1939, in Elk City, Kan., the daughter of Emma Trotter Hodge and the late Victor B. Hodge. She worked many years as a secretary. She moved to Sharp County 14 years ago from California. She loved to travel and go to flea markets and she loved horses and the outdoors...
Shirley Armstead (03/02/06)
Shirley Armstead, daughter of Zara Sutherland and the late Homer Blevins, was born Oct. 25, 1935, in Saddle, Ark. She was raised by her mother and the late Vick Jones. She died Feb. 24, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville at the age of 70...
Alvin Joshua Murphy (03/02/06)
Alvin Joshua Murphy died Feb. 22, 2006, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 87. He was born May 18, 1918, in Fulton County, Ark., the son of the late Joseph Aaron and Bertha Mae Pendarvis Murphy. He was united in marriage May 3, 1938, in Oregon County, Mo. to Thelma Dickey...
Florence P. Cundiff (03/02/06)
Florence P. Cundiff, 86, a resident of the Ash Flat Nursing Center died Feb. 7, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born on Dec. 12, 1919, in Cable, Ill., the daughter of the late Timothy and Rachel Merrill McMahan. She was married to George R. Cundiff on April 2, 1939, in Peoria, Ill. He preceded her in death Sept. 5, 1990...
Sherman Lee Ables (03/02/06)
Sherman Lee Ables, age 59, of Ash Flat, died Feb. 19, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born April 6, 1946, at Evening Shade the son of the late Will Evans and Mary Marie Johnson Ables. He was the district superintendent for the Ash Flat district of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative, a reserve deputy for Sharp County for 16 years, a member of the Sharp County Mounted Search and Rescue, a member of Gee and Haw Saddle Club of Fulton County. ...
Lehman Manes Jr. (03/02/06)
Lehman Bruce Manes Jr., of Salem, son of the late Lehman Bruce and Nancy Carol (Albright) Manes, was born Jan. 26, 1923, in Camp, Ark. He died Feb. 18, 2006, in Salem at the age of 83. Lehman was united in marriage to Margaret Porter on Nov. 17, 1948, at Mammoth Spring, and to this union two sons were born...
Hetty Elizabeth Wells (03/02/06)
Hetty Elizabeth Wells, 89, of Hardy died Feb. 21, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was the widow of the late Franklin Ray Wells, and was a member of the Full Gospel Church of Ozark Acres. Survivors include three sons, Floyd Green of Rushville, Ill., Wilson Hall and William Hall, both of Hardy; a half sister, Audrey Smith and a half brother, Dewey Ellis, both of Rogers, Ark.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren...
Julia Marilyn West (03/02/06)
Julia Marilyn West, 74, of Salem, daughter of the late Samuel and Clesta (Clanin) D'Camp, was born on July 30, 1931, in Brooklyn, Ill. She died Feb. 20, 2006, in Salem. She was united in marriage to James William West on Feb. 3, 1952, at Rushville, Ill. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Don Edward McVey (03/02/06)
Don Edward McVey of Salem, son of the late Aaron and Jane Foust McVey, was born on May 19, 1932, in Oxford, Ark. He died Feb. 19, 2006, at Salem, at the age of 73. McVey was united in marriage to Jo Beams in September 1955, in Austin, Texas. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War and was a past member of the Masonic Lodge. He was of the Methodist faith...
William L. Miller Jr. (03/02/06)
A memorial celebration for the life of William Lee Miller Jr., will be held at Country Club Christian Church in Kansas City, Mo. March 10 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. George Gordon and Rev. Paul Diehl officiating. He was born in Mammoth Spring Dec. 27, 1926, and died Feb. 11, 2006, at Foxwood Springs Living Center in Raymore, Mo...
Charles Mike Taylor (03/02/06)
Charles Michael Taylor was born May 7, 1954, in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Jack C. Taylor and Julia Phelps Taylor. He died Feb. 20, 2006, in Springfield, Mo., at the of of 51. He was united in marriage July 20, 2002, in Fulton County to Donna Louise Johnson...
Thelma Mildred Armstrong (03/02/06)
Thelma Mildred Armstrong, 84, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 27, 1921, in Rock Springs, Wyo. She died Feb. 22, 2006, at her home. Survivors include two daughters, Vickie Bingham of Thayer and Amelia Gean McTee and husband, Ron, of Ogden, Utah; three sisters, Amelia Hnemia and husband, John, Claris Nellen and Hazel Overy all of Rock Springs, Wyo.; one brother-in-law, Steve Radosivich of Thayne, Wyo.; seven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Florence P. Cundiff (03/02/06)
Florence P. Cundiff, 86, a resident of the Ash Flat Nursing Center died Feb. 7, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born on Dec. 12, 1919, in Cable, Ill., the daughter of the late Timothy and Rachel Merrill McMahan. She was married to George R. Cundiff on April 2, 1939, in Peoria, Ill. He preceded her in death Sept. 5, 1990...
Lehman Manes Jr. (03/02/06)
Lehman Bruce Manes Jr., of Salem, son of the late Lehman Bruce and Nancy Carol (Albright) Manes, was born Jan. 26, 1923, in Camp, Ark. He died Feb. 18, 2006, in Salem at the age of 83. Lehman was united in marriage to Margaret Porter on Nov. 17, 1948, at Mammoth Spring, and to this union two sons were born...
Sherman Lee Ables (03/02/06)
Sherman Lee Ables, age 59, of Ash Flat, died Feb. 19, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born April 6, 1946, at Evening Shade the son of the late Will Evans and Mary Marie Johnson Ables. He was the district superintendent for the Ash Flat district of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative, a reserve deputy for Sharp County for 16 years, a member of the Sharp County Mounted Search and Rescue, a member of Gee and Haw Saddle Club of Fulton County. ...
Joe Bill Tucker (03/02/06)
Joe Bill Tucker, 86, of Manila died Feb. 22, 2006, at his residence. Born in the Sandy Ridge Community, he was the son of the late Tony and Emily Grace Hoover Tucker and had been a long time Manila area resident where he owned and operated Tucker's Pool Room, a popular recreation center that was known for its food, most notably their chili cheeseburgers...
William L. Miller Jr. (03/02/06)
A memorial celebration for the life of William Lee Miller Jr., will be held at Country Club Christian Church in Kansas City, Mo. March 10 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. George Gordon and Rev. Paul Diehl officiating. He was born in Mammoth Spring Dec. 27, 1926, and died Feb. 11, 2006, at Foxwood Springs Living Center in Raymore, Mo...
Alvin Joshua Murphy (03/02/06)
Alvin Joshua Murphy died Feb. 22, 2006, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 87. He was born May 18, 1918, in Fulton County, Ark., the son of the late Joseph Aaron and Bertha Mae Pendarvis Murphy. He was united in marriage May 3, 1938, in Oregon County, Mo. to Thelma Dickey...
Thelma Mildred Armstrong (03/02/06)
Thelma Mildred Armstrong, 84, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 27, 1921, in Rock Springs, Wyo. She died Feb. 22, 2006, at her home. Survivors include two daughters, Vickie Bingham of Thayer and Amelia Gean McTee and husband, Ron, of Ogden, Utah; three sisters, Amelia Hnemia and husband, John, Claris Nellen and Hazel Overy all of Rock Springs, Wyo.; one brother-in-law, Steve Radosivich of Thayne, Wyo.; seven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Maudie Edwards Sharp (03/02/06)
Maudie Edwards Sharp, 96, of Evening Shade died Feb. 19, 2006, at a Batesville hospital. She was born Sept. 11, 1909, near Evening Shade, the daughter of the late Jefferson Davis Edwards and Emily Huckabee Edwards. She was a homemaker and farmer. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Evening Shade and the Women's Mission- ary Union. She was a Sunday school teacher for many years and lived in the Evening Shade area her entire life. She enjoyed cooking and liked to pick cotton...
George Herman Coble (03/02/06)
George Herman Coble of Viola, son of the late William George Coble and Sallie Ann Carroll Coble, was born June 21, 1925, in Union, Ark. He died Feb. 18, 2006, at his home at the age of 80. He was united in marriage to Lillie Mae Montgomery on July 20, 1947, at Viola. To this union, five children were born...
Shirley Armstead (03/02/06)
Shirley Armstead, daughter of Zara Sutherland and the late Homer Blevins, was born Oct. 25, 1935, in Saddle, Ark. She was raised by her mother and the late Vick Jones. She died Feb. 24, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville at the age of 70...
Rev. Ellis Ray Martin (03/02/06)
Rev. Ellis Ray Martin, age 54, of Bartow, Fla., died Feb. 18, 2006, at Lakeland, Fla. He was born Dec. 7, 1951, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Clay Alva and Evelyn Morgan Martin. He was the pastor at the Bartow Church of God, was a Church of God minister for over 30 years and a former Church of God district overseer of the Wooster, Ohio, District...
Charles Mike Taylor (03/02/06)
Charles Michael Taylor was born May 7, 1954, in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Jack C. Taylor and Julia Phelps Taylor. He died Feb. 20, 2006, in Springfield, Mo., at the of of 51. He was united in marriage July 20, 2002, in Fulton County to Donna Louise Johnson...
Julia Marilyn West (03/02/06)
Julia Marilyn West, 74, of Salem, daughter of the late Samuel and Clesta (Clanin) D'Camp, was born on July 30, 1931, in Brooklyn, Ill. She died Feb. 20, 2006, in Salem. She was united in marriage to James William West on Feb. 3, 1952, at Rushville, Ill. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Don Edward McVey (03/02/06)
Don Edward McVey of Salem, son of the late Aaron and Jane Foust McVey, was born on May 19, 1932, in Oxford, Ark. He died Feb. 19, 2006, at Salem, at the age of 73. McVey was united in marriage to Jo Beams in September 1955, in Austin, Texas. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War and was a past member of the Masonic Lodge. He was of the Methodist faith...
Juanita J. Campbell (03/02/06)
Juanita J. Campbell, 67, of Highland died Feb. 17, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born Feb. 2, 1939, in Elk City, Kan., the daughter of Emma Trotter Hodge and the late Victor B. Hodge. She worked many years as a secretary. She moved to Sharp County 14 years ago from California. She loved to travel and go to flea markets and she loved horses and the outdoors...
Hetty Elizabeth Wells (03/02/06)
Hetty Elizabeth Wells, 89, of Hardy died Feb. 21, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was the widow of the late Franklin Ray Wells, and was a member of the Full Gospel Church of Ozark Acres. Survivors include three sons, Floyd Green of Rushville, Ill., Wilson Hall and William Hall, both of Hardy; a half sister, Audrey Smith and a half brother, Dewey Ellis, both of Rogers, Ark.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren...
Ethan Jacob Stogsdill (03/02/06)
James and Christy Stogsdill of Harrisburg announce the birth of a son, Ethan Jacob Stogsdill, on Feb. 18, 2006, at 9:57 p.m. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. Grandparents are Ron and Darlene Combs of Thayer, Paula Stogsdill of Columbia and Dan Stogsdill of Nashville...
Natalie Kay Lester (03/02/06)
Zac and Annie Lester of Mammoth Spring announce the birth of a daughter on Feb. 25, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Natalie Kay Lester and weighed 8 pounds, 5.7 ounces. Grandparents are Darrell and Judy Byers, Calvin and Angie Pickett and Wayne Lester...
Ethan Jacob Stogsdill (03/02/06)
James and Christy Stogsdill of Harrisburg announce the birth of a son, Ethan Jacob Stogsdill, on Feb. 18, 2006, at 9:57 p.m. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. Grandparents are Ron and Darlene Combs of Thayer, Paula Stogsdill of Columbia and Dan Stogsdill of Nashville...
Natalie Kay Lester (03/02/06)
Zac and Annie Lester of Mammoth Spring announce the birth of a daughter on Feb. 25, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Natalie Kay Lester and weighed 8 pounds, 5.7 ounces. Grandparents are Darrell and Judy Byers, Calvin and Angie Pickett and Wayne Lester...
Thompson, Deckard to exchange vows (03/02/06)
Richard and Mary Deckard of Alton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lindsay Nicole Deckard, to John Michael Thompson. Lindsay is a 2003 graduate of Alton High School and lives in Ozark, Mo. She has been attending classes at OTC in Springfield...
Thompson, Deckard to exchange vows (03/02/06)
Richard and Mary Deckard of Alton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lindsay Nicole Deckard, to John Michael Thompson. Lindsay is a 2003 graduate of Alton High School and lives in Ozark, Mo. She has been attending classes at OTC in Springfield...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/02/06)
Alexander Hamilton was the first secretary of the Treasury of the United States (1789-1795), in the cabinet of George Washington. Politically, he was a Federalist. His portrait appears on the $10 bill. Aaron Burr was a U.S. senator from New York (1791-1797) and vice president of the United States (1801-1805) under Thomas Jefferson. Politically, he was a Republican. His portrait appears mostly in museums...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/02/06)
Alexander Hamilton was the first secretary of the Treasury of the United States (1789-1795), in the cabinet of George Washington. Politically, he was a Federalist. His portrait appears on the $10 bill. Aaron Burr was a U.S. senator from New York (1791-1797) and vice president of the United States (1801-1805) under Thomas Jefferson. Politically, he was a Republican. His portrait appears mostly in museums...