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Stories from Friday, March 24, 2006

Two Cherokee Village residents die in one-car crash (03/24/06)
Two Cherokee Village residents were killed in a one-car wreck on Highway 175 in Fulton County March 18. Kevin John Lamb, 39, was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer west on Highway 175 around 2:10 a.m. with Minnie Bernice Rudd, 45, in the passenger side of the vehicle, said Cpl. Kenneth Foley of the Arkansas State Police...
Sex offenders disappear (03/24/06)
Fulton County deputies are looking for two sex offenders who have failed to register with Fulton County. Kenneth James Hamilton, 28, of Viola and Jonathan J. Sims, 34, of Mammoth Spring are accused of failing to register, a class D felony. Hamilton, a level 3 sex offender, has not reported to the Fulton County Sheriff's Office to verify his address to local law enforcement since Sept. ...
Bones identified (03/24/06)
After almost three years, the missing person case of Bridgett Sellers has come to an end. The skeleton found in the septic tank on the property of Jerry Stevens belongs to Sellers, according to the Arkansas medical examiner. The skeleton of Sellers was identified through deformities of the pinky fingers, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said...
Summer school dates set during Couch School Board meeting (03/24/06)
MYRTLE -- The Couch School Board met March 14 and voted to set this year's summer school in the Couch School District for May 30 through June 26. A request from the Couch Christian Organization to use the school on May 14 for a baccalaureate service was given approval by the school board. The board also voted to set graduation this year for May 15...
MS man wanted by police (03/24/06)
A Mammoth Spring man is wanted by Cherokee Village police for fleeing after a traffic stop March 13. William M. Tibbits Jr., 21, has charges pending for fleeing on foot, speeding and no driver's license. He also has an active warrant for parole violation, Cherokee Village Officer Ric Morris said...
Wreck leads to arrest (03/24/06)
A Cherokee Village man is charged with disorderly conduct, refusal to submit, careless driving and driving while intoxicated following a wreck on Liberty Hill Road March 12. Highland Officer Andrea Harrelson arrested Jordan B. Sample, 23, at the scene of the wreck near Liberty Hill Lane...
Alton students take Jeff City trip (03/24/06)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Fourth grade students from the Alton School District made a trip to Jefferson City March 15 to visit the Missouri State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State's office. Alton fourth grade teacher Anne Oesch said the trip was made to learn about Missouri history through a theatrical performance known as Archives Alive...
MS School Board hopes to hire basketball coach before April (03/24/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring School Board reviewed applications for the position of boys high school basketball coach at their March 13 school board meeting. Superintendent Ron Taylor told the board that many applications for the position have been received and he is hoping to interview applicants in the near future...
Fulton County man says he's married ... to Chelsea Clinton (03/24/06)
Shawn Cox, the Mammoth Spring man who jumped the White House fence in December, made a brief appearance at the Fulton County Courthouse March 1. Salem Police Chief Albert Roork said Cox, 29, showed up at the Fulton County Clerk's Office demanding a marriage certificate for him and Chelsea Clinton. ...
FIRST PLACE: (03/24/06)
FIRST PLACE: Thayer High School junior Eric Veatch was the first place overall winner at the Thayer High School Science Fair March 10. Veatch's project was "The Effects of Grape Seed and Caffeine on the Life of Meal Worms." He will now compete at the Regional Ozarks Science and Engineering Fair in Springfield April 4. Veatch is the son of Paul and Peggy Veath of Thayer...
Home health and hospice agency closes its doors (03/24/06)
After serving the area for over a decade Spring River Home Health and Hospice has closed its doors. "As of right now we don't have a staff or patients," Kitty Ashcraft, director of Spring River Home Health and Hospice said. She said they received the news the agency, which is located on Highway 62/412 in Highland, would close March 15. The administrative staff worked their last day March 17...
Man charged in Oregon County Jail in assault of 5-week-old son (03/24/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- A Peace Valley man, Randel Lee Ledbetter, was arrested last week on an Oregon County warrant charging him with assault with serious physical injury to his 5-week-old son. Ledbetter, 20, is in the Oregon County Jail with a bond set at $200,000...
Authorities search for man wanted for arson (03/24/06)
Joshua Cox, brother of the man who jumped the fence at the White House is wanted by authorities in Fulton County for arson and attempted murder. Denise Pawloski of Salem, who had been dating Cox, 27, of Mammoth Spring called the Fulton County Sheriff's Office and asked for an officer to come to her home and remove Cox on March 17 at 12:20 a.m., according to authorities...
Oregon County land part of proposed national forest sale (03/24/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The National Forest Service is accepting public comments on the proposed sale of Mark Twain National Forest land through March 30. The plan, announced last month as part of President Bush's fiscal 2007 budget proposals, would require the sale of about 21,500 acres of National Forest Service land in Missouri if approved by Congress...
Brrrr ... Spring? (03/24/06)
SpringTime?: Spring arrived March 20, but the warm weather didn't follow. A man walking through downtown Salem wore a thick coat to start off the season. Low temperatures in the region have been near freezing and look to stay that way for the near future. Photo/Price...
Reading is fun ... (03/24/06)
BOOKS: A trip to the library is always a treat for students at Mammoth Spring Elementary School.Fifth graders checking out books with the help of librarian Sandy Russell early in the school day March 21 are, from left: Russell, Jordan Smith and Josh Parker...
Two Cherokee Village residents die in one-car crash (03/24/06)
Two Cherokee Village residents were killed in a one-car wreck on Highway 175 in Fulton County March 18. Kevin John Lamb, 39, was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer west on Highway 175 around 2:10 a.m. with Minnie Bernice Rudd, 45, in the passenger side of the vehicle, said Cpl. Kenneth Foley of the Arkansas State Police...
Sex offenders disappear (03/24/06)
Fulton County deputies are looking for two sex offenders who have failed to register with Fulton County. Kenneth James Hamilton, 28, of Viola and Jonathan J. Sims, 34, of Mammoth Spring are accused of failing to register, a class D felony. Hamilton, a level 3 sex offender, has not reported to the Fulton County Sheriff's Office to verify his address to local law enforcement since Sept. ...
Wreck leads to arrest (03/24/06)
A Cherokee Village man is charged with disorderly conduct, refusal to submit, careless driving and driving while intoxicated following a wreck on Liberty Hill Road March 12. Highland Officer Andrea Harrelson arrested Jordan B. Sample, 23, at the scene of the wreck near Liberty Hill Lane...
Bones identified (03/24/06)
After almost three years, the missing person case of Bridgett Sellers has come to an end. The skeleton found in the septic tank on the property of Jerry Stevens belongs to Sellers, according to the Arkansas medical examiner. The skeleton of Sellers was identified through deformities of the pinky fingers, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said...
Summer school dates set during Couch School Board meeting (03/24/06)
MYRTLE -- The Couch School Board met March 14 and voted to set this year's summer school in the Couch School District for May 30 through June 26. A request from the Couch Christian Organization to use the school on May 14 for a baccalaureate service was given approval by the school board. The board also voted to set graduation this year for May 15...
MS School Board hopes to hire basketball coach before April (03/24/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring School Board reviewed applications for the position of boys high school basketball coach at their March 13 school board meeting. Superintendent Ron Taylor told the board that many applications for the position have been received and he is hoping to interview applicants in the near future...
Oregon County land part of proposed national forest sale (03/24/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The National Forest Service is accepting public comments on the proposed sale of Mark Twain National Forest land through March 30. The plan, announced last month as part of President Bush's fiscal 2007 budget proposals, would require the sale of about 21,500 acres of National Forest Service land in Missouri if approved by Congress...
Brrrr ... Spring? (03/24/06)
SpringTime?: Spring arrived March 20, but the warm weather didn't follow. A man walking through downtown Salem wore a thick coat to start off the season. Low temperatures in the region have been near freezing and look to stay that way for the near future. Photo/Price...
Reading is fun ... (03/24/06)
BOOKS: A trip to the library is always a treat for students at Mammoth Spring Elementary School.Fifth graders checking out books with the help of librarian Sandy Russell early in the school day March 21 are, from left: Russell, Jordan Smith and Josh Parker...
FIRST PLACE: (03/24/06)
FIRST PLACE: Thayer High School junior Eric Veatch was the first place overall winner at the Thayer High School Science Fair March 10. Veatch's project was "The Effects of Grape Seed and Caffeine on the Life of Meal Worms." He will now compete at the Regional Ozarks Science and Engineering Fair in Springfield April 4. Veatch is the son of Paul and Peggy Veath of Thayer...
Fulton County man says he's married ... to Chelsea Clinton (03/24/06)
Shawn Cox, the Mammoth Spring man who jumped the White House fence in December, made a brief appearance at the Fulton County Courthouse March 1. Salem Police Chief Albert Roork said Cox, 29, showed up at the Fulton County Clerk's Office demanding a marriage certificate for him and Chelsea Clinton. ...
Authorities search for man wanted for arson (03/24/06)
Joshua Cox, brother of the man who jumped the fence at the White House is wanted by authorities in Fulton County for arson and attempted murder. Denise Pawloski of Salem, who had been dating Cox, 27, of Mammoth Spring called the Fulton County Sheriff's Office and asked for an officer to come to her home and remove Cox on March 17 at 12:20 a.m., according to authorities...
Man charged in Oregon County Jail in assault of 5-week-old son (03/24/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- A Peace Valley man, Randel Lee Ledbetter, was arrested last week on an Oregon County warrant charging him with assault with serious physical injury to his 5-week-old son. Ledbetter, 20, is in the Oregon County Jail with a bond set at $200,000...
Home health and hospice agency closes its doors (03/24/06)
After serving the area for over a decade Spring River Home Health and Hospice has closed its doors. "As of right now we don't have a staff or patients," Kitty Ashcraft, director of Spring River Home Health and Hospice said. She said they received the news the agency, which is located on Highway 62/412 in Highland, would close March 15. The administrative staff worked their last day March 17...
Alton students take Jeff City trip (03/24/06)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Fourth grade students from the Alton School District made a trip to Jefferson City March 15 to visit the Missouri State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State's office. Alton fourth grade teacher Anne Oesch said the trip was made to learn about Missouri history through a theatrical performance known as Archives Alive...
MS man wanted by police (03/24/06)
A Mammoth Spring man is wanted by Cherokee Village police for fleeing after a traffic stop March 13. William M. Tibbits Jr., 21, has charges pending for fleeing on foot, speeding and no driver's license. He also has an active warrant for parole violation, Cherokee Village Officer Ric Morris said...
Bike-A-Thon to benefit St. Judes Hospital (03/24/06)
The Mammoth Spring "Wheels For Life" Bike-A-Thon will be held April 8, announced St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Coordinator for this year's event is Mary McNeese, VFW Auxiliary sponsor, who encourages all residents and businesses to support this community effort...
Miss Sensational Pageant to showcase "beauties" (03/24/06)
The fourth annual Miss Sensational Pageant will be held in the Thayer High School gym at 7 p.m. on April 1. The event is sponsored by the THS Peptonian newspaper. A spring theme will be used for the pageant. It will feature 12 young men from most grade levels. Those contestants will compete in evening dress, sportswear and talent categories...
50th celebration planned (03/24/06)
J.R. and Nellie Wiles will celebrate 50 years of marriage at a reception in their honor on April 1 at 2 p.m. at the Roseland Inn Bed & Breakfast located at 270 Bethel Street in Mammoth Spring. "Your love is a treasured gift. We request no other," they said...
Miss Sensational Pageant to showcase "beauties" (03/24/06)
The fourth annual Miss Sensational Pageant will be held in the Thayer High School gym at 7 p.m. on April 1. The event is sponsored by the THS Peptonian newspaper. A spring theme will be used for the pageant. It will feature 12 young men from most grade levels. Those contestants will compete in evening dress, sportswear and talent categories...
Bike-A-Thon to benefit St. Judes Hospital (03/24/06)
The Mammoth Spring "Wheels For Life" Bike-A-Thon will be held April 8, announced St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Coordinator for this year's event is Mary McNeese, VFW Auxiliary sponsor, who encourages all residents and businesses to support this community effort...
50th celebration planned (03/24/06)
J.R. and Nellie Wiles will celebrate 50 years of marriage at a reception in their honor on April 1 at 2 p.m. at the Roseland Inn Bed & Breakfast located at 270 Bethel Street in Mammoth Spring. "Your love is a treasured gift. We request no other," they said...
Invitations sent for Grizzly All-Star games (03/24/06)
Area cagers will want to check in with their coaches in the coming days, as invitations to the first ever Grizzly All-Star games were recently mailed to area coaches. Brian Ostermann, head coach of the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly men's basketball team, said scouts have evaluated the area's top high school basketball talents and made their final decisions about which players they want to see compete in the April 22 event at the West Plains Civic Center arena...
Rebels outpace Cougars (03/24/06)
A cold, driving wind with gusts near 40 miles per hour did little to cool off the bats of the Highland Rebels, nor those of the Izard County Consolidated Cougars at Ash Flat City Park March 13. The Rebs pounded out 10 hits on the afternoon, while the Cougars countered with eight, including a pair of round-trippers...
Brazelton selected for first-ever NJCAA All-Star game (03/24/06)
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) will host its first ever All-Star game for men's basketball the weekend of April 22, and Missouri State University-West Plains will be represented in that inaugural event by Grizzly basketball standout Tyrone Brazelton...
Rebels outpace Cougars (03/24/06)
A cold, driving wind with gusts near 40 miles per hour did little to cool off the bats of the Highland Rebels, nor those of the Izard County Consolidated Cougars at Ash Flat City Park March 13. The Rebs pounded out 10 hits on the afternoon, while the Cougars countered with eight, including a pair of round-trippers...
Invitations sent for Grizzly All-Star games (03/24/06)
Area cagers will want to check in with their coaches in the coming days, as invitations to the first ever Grizzly All-Star games were recently mailed to area coaches. Brian Ostermann, head coach of the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly men's basketball team, said scouts have evaluated the area's top high school basketball talents and made their final decisions about which players they want to see compete in the April 22 event at the West Plains Civic Center arena...
Brazelton selected for first-ever NJCAA All-Star game (03/24/06)
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) will host its first ever All-Star game for men's basketball the weekend of April 22, and Missouri State University-West Plains will be represented in that inaugural event by Grizzly basketball standout Tyrone Brazelton...
Jessie Houch-Moore (03/24/06)
Jessie May Houch Moore, 88, of Joplin, Mo., formerly of Southwest City, Mo., died March 12, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., following an illness. She was born May 1, 1917, in Carrizo Springs, Texas, one of seven children, born to the late Marion Thomas and Emma Alberta Bolton Brown...
Cathy Dee Telford (03/24/06)
Cathy Dee Gamblin Telford, 47, of Hardy, died March 16, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was employed as an RN. Survivors include her mother, Fredamae Holden Gamblin, of Hardy; two sons, Joshua Telford of the U.S. Army and Jon Telford of Hardy...
Junior Gene Henry (03/24/06)
Junior Gene Henry, died March 13, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Health Center in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 78. He was born Sept. 28, 1927, in Mountain View, Mo., the son of the late Roland and Mary Matilda Green Henry. He was well known in the field of law enforcement. He served as a deputy in Texas County for several years and also served as chief of police for the city of Thayer for 12 years...
Odis Gordon Combs (03/24/06)
Odis Gordon Combs, 72, of Myrtle, Mo., was born Jan. 17, 1934, in Myrtle, and died March 11, 2006, at his home. Survivors include one brother, Harold Combs of Brynn, Texas; one sister, Genevieve Crase of Salem, Ark.; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends...
George W. Glenn (03/24/06)
George W. Glenn, 89, formally of Cherokee Village, died March 6, 2006, at Lakeview Landing in Waterloo, Iowa. He was born May 15, 1916, in Norway, Iowa, son of J.C. and Viola James Glenn. He married Virginia A. Becker May 5, 1941 in Cascade, Iowa. George graduated from Norway High School...
Tommy Joe Bates (03/24/06)
Tommy Joe Bates, of Mexico, Mo., was born June 8, 1928, in Couch, Mo., the son of Edward and Emmer Bennett Bates. He died March 3, 2006, at the age of 77. Survivors include his wife, Martha Ann Bates of the home; three sons, Billy Dean Bates of Auxvasse, Mo., Bobby Gene Bates of Mokane, Mo., and Timothy Joe Bates of Mexico, Mo.; five sisters, Virginia Woods of Thayer, Edith Robinson of Thayer, Verbal Miller of Mexico, Mo., Edna Cloven of Mexico, Mo., and Oni Williams of Alton, Mo.; two brothers, Dallas Bates of Thayer and Clint Bates of Paris, Mo.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
D.C. "Doc" Hensley (03/24/06)
D.C. "Doc" Hensley, 85, of Carlsbad, N.M., died Feb. 22, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center. A memorial service was held Feb. 25 at Denton-Funchess Funeral Home Chapel with Anthony Bryant of Fox and Lake Church of Christ officiating. Hensley was born Aug. ...
Dr. Louis Campos (03/24/06)
Dr. Louis Campos, son of the late Luis Del Toro and Frances Geraci Campos was born Feb. 9, 1942, in New Orleans, La. He died March 16, 2006, at his home in Agnos, Ark., at the age of 64. He was a family physician at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock for over 20 years...
Norma Jane Hilton (03/24/06)
Norma Jane Hilton of Traskwood, Ark., formerly of Salem, was born Jan. 22, 1968, in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of Fay Lewllyn and Barbara Jean Hand Haskell. She died March 14, 2006, at Hot Springs, Ark., at the age of 38. She was a loving daughter and sister and spent her working years as a nurse...
Marjorie E. Nicely (03/24/06)
Marjorie E. Nicely, 88, of Cherokee Village died at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center on March 16, 2006. She was born Sept. 13, 1917, in St. Joseph, Mo. She was a former resident of Hannibal, Mo., for 35 years and taught 25 years in their public school system...
Bobby Arnold Reef (03/24/06)
Bobby Arnold Reef, died March 17, 2006, at his home in Mt. Vernon, Ill., at the age of 77. He was born July 10, 1928, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Claremont and Flora Emma Guy Reef. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving his country during the Korean Conflict...
Kevin Lamb (03/24/06)
Kevin Lamb, 39, died March 18, 2006. He was employed as a carpenter. He was the son of Jimmy Lamb and Tommie McGuirt Lamb of Cherokee Village. He is also survived by his daughters, Lindsey Lamb of Palestine, Ark., and Kylie Lamb of Stuttgart, Ark.; and a brother, Jimmy Lamb of Cherokee Village ...
Neoma Abbott Gann (03/24/06)
Neoma Abbot Gann, of Walnut Ridge, Ark., was born June 4, 1918, in Oregon County, Mo., and died March 17, 2006, at the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital at the age of 87. Survivors include one son, Carl Ray Abbott of Arkansas; four granddaughters; seven grandsons; several nieces and nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Olen Pennington (03/24/06)
Olen Nathan Pennington, 87, of Thayer, died March 8, 2006, in Thayer. Pennington was born Jan. 2, 1919, in Arkansas. He was married to Marie and from this union three children, Carl, Gene and Mary were born. He later married Linda Frost in Idaho on Aug. 22, 1972. This union was blessed with one son, Paul...
Felix Anthony Uilkie (03/24/06)
Felix Anthony Uilkie, 64, of Cherokee Village died March 13, 2006, at his residence. He was born June 5, 1941, in Roans Prairie, Texas, the son of John Paul Uilkie and Josephine Walkoviak Uilkie. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Vietnam War. He moved to Cherokee Village 22 years ago from Phoenix, Ariz. He was of the Catholic faith...
Joann F. (Joni) Ryan (03/24/06)
~Born 1-2-1919 -- Died 3-8-2006 A memorial service for Joann F. (Joni) Ryan of Cherokee Village is scheduled to be held at the Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy on April 7 at 1 p.m. Rev. Stan Jagow will officiate.
Brett Douglas Kellett (03/24/06)
Brett Douglas Kellett, died March 13, 2006, in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 38. He was born Aug. 15, 1967, in Fredericktown, Mo., to Larry D. and Joan O. Williams Kellett. He was a talented musician and enjoyed theater and theatrical performances. He was married to Melissa Barringer...
Howard Gene Sisco (03/24/06)
Howard Gene Sisco, of Cherokee Village, was born June 30, 1934, in Alton, Mo., the son of Boone and Artie Bridges Sisco. He died March 7, 2006, at the age of 71. Survivors include one daughter, Debbie Eppes of Cherokee Village; three sons, Dennis Sisco and wife, Debbie, of Hardy; Clinton Sisco and wife Kathy, of Hardy; and Howard Sisco of Cherokee Village; one brother, Clifford Sisco of Alton, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and numerous other friends and relatives...
James S. LaFollette (03/24/06)
James S. LaFollette, 82, of Cherokee Village, died March 17, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Aug. 10, 1923, in College Springs, Iowa, the son of O.N. LaFollette and Zora Williby LaFollette. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served during World War II. He was a retired educator, having served as an elementary school principal in Iowa before retiring and moving to Cherokee Village in 1979...
Cathy Dee Telford (03/24/06)
Cathy Dee Gamblin Telford, 47, of Hardy, died March 16, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was employed as an RN. Survivors include her mother, Fredamae Holden Gamblin, of Hardy; two sons, Joshua Telford of the U.S. Army and Jon Telford of Hardy...
George W. Glenn (03/24/06)
George W. Glenn, 89, formally of Cherokee Village, died March 6, 2006, at Lakeview Landing in Waterloo, Iowa. He was born May 15, 1916, in Norway, Iowa, son of J.C. and Viola James Glenn. He married Virginia A. Becker May 5, 1941 in Cascade, Iowa. George graduated from Norway High School...
Tommy Joe Bates (03/24/06)
Tommy Joe Bates, of Mexico, Mo., was born June 8, 1928, in Couch, Mo., the son of Edward and Emmer Bennett Bates. He died March 3, 2006, at the age of 77. Survivors include his wife, Martha Ann Bates of the home; three sons, Billy Dean Bates of Auxvasse, Mo., Bobby Gene Bates of Mokane, Mo., and Timothy Joe Bates of Mexico, Mo.; five sisters, Virginia Woods of Thayer, Edith Robinson of Thayer, Verbal Miller of Mexico, Mo., Edna Cloven of Mexico, Mo., and Oni Williams of Alton, Mo.; two brothers, Dallas Bates of Thayer and Clint Bates of Paris, Mo.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
D.C. "Doc" Hensley (03/24/06)
D.C. "Doc" Hensley, 85, of Carlsbad, N.M., died Feb. 22, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center. A memorial service was held Feb. 25 at Denton-Funchess Funeral Home Chapel with Anthony Bryant of Fox and Lake Church of Christ officiating. Hensley was born Aug. ...
Brett Douglas Kellett (03/24/06)
Brett Douglas Kellett, died March 13, 2006, in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 38. He was born Aug. 15, 1967, in Fredericktown, Mo., to Larry D. and Joan O. Williams Kellett. He was a talented musician and enjoyed theater and theatrical performances. He was married to Melissa Barringer...
James S. LaFollette (03/24/06)
James S. LaFollette, 82, of Cherokee Village, died March 17, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Aug. 10, 1923, in College Springs, Iowa, the son of O.N. LaFollette and Zora Williby LaFollette. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served during World War II. He was a retired educator, having served as an elementary school principal in Iowa before retiring and moving to Cherokee Village in 1979...
Felix Anthony Uilkie (03/24/06)
Felix Anthony Uilkie, 64, of Cherokee Village died March 13, 2006, at his residence. He was born June 5, 1941, in Roans Prairie, Texas, the son of John Paul Uilkie and Josephine Walkoviak Uilkie. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Vietnam War. He moved to Cherokee Village 22 years ago from Phoenix, Ariz. He was of the Catholic faith...
Marjorie E. Nicely (03/24/06)
Marjorie E. Nicely, 88, of Cherokee Village died at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center on March 16, 2006. She was born Sept. 13, 1917, in St. Joseph, Mo. She was a former resident of Hannibal, Mo., for 35 years and taught 25 years in their public school system...
Jessie Houch-Moore (03/24/06)
Jessie May Houch Moore, 88, of Joplin, Mo., formerly of Southwest City, Mo., died March 12, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., following an illness. She was born May 1, 1917, in Carrizo Springs, Texas, one of seven children, born to the late Marion Thomas and Emma Alberta Bolton Brown...
Junior Gene Henry (03/24/06)
Junior Gene Henry, died March 13, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Health Center in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 78. He was born Sept. 28, 1927, in Mountain View, Mo., the son of the late Roland and Mary Matilda Green Henry. He was well known in the field of law enforcement. He served as a deputy in Texas County for several years and also served as chief of police for the city of Thayer for 12 years...
Odis Gordon Combs (03/24/06)
Odis Gordon Combs, 72, of Myrtle, Mo., was born Jan. 17, 1934, in Myrtle, and died March 11, 2006, at his home. Survivors include one brother, Harold Combs of Brynn, Texas; one sister, Genevieve Crase of Salem, Ark.; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends...
Howard Gene Sisco (03/24/06)
Howard Gene Sisco, of Cherokee Village, was born June 30, 1934, in Alton, Mo., the son of Boone and Artie Bridges Sisco. He died March 7, 2006, at the age of 71. Survivors include one daughter, Debbie Eppes of Cherokee Village; three sons, Dennis Sisco and wife, Debbie, of Hardy; Clinton Sisco and wife Kathy, of Hardy; and Howard Sisco of Cherokee Village; one brother, Clifford Sisco of Alton, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and numerous other friends and relatives...
Dr. Louis Campos (03/24/06)
Dr. Louis Campos, son of the late Luis Del Toro and Frances Geraci Campos was born Feb. 9, 1942, in New Orleans, La. He died March 16, 2006, at his home in Agnos, Ark., at the age of 64. He was a family physician at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock for over 20 years...
Joann F. (Joni) Ryan (03/24/06)
~Born 1-2-1919 -- Died 3-8-2006 A memorial service for Joann F. (Joni) Ryan of Cherokee Village is scheduled to be held at the Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy on April 7 at 1 p.m. Rev. Stan Jagow will officiate.
Norma Jane Hilton (03/24/06)
Norma Jane Hilton of Traskwood, Ark., formerly of Salem, was born Jan. 22, 1968, in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of Fay Lewllyn and Barbara Jean Hand Haskell. She died March 14, 2006, at Hot Springs, Ark., at the age of 38. She was a loving daughter and sister and spent her working years as a nurse...
Bobby Arnold Reef (03/24/06)
Bobby Arnold Reef, died March 17, 2006, at his home in Mt. Vernon, Ill., at the age of 77. He was born July 10, 1928, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Claremont and Flora Emma Guy Reef. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving his country during the Korean Conflict...
Kevin Lamb (03/24/06)
Kevin Lamb, 39, died March 18, 2006. He was employed as a carpenter. He was the son of Jimmy Lamb and Tommie McGuirt Lamb of Cherokee Village. He is also survived by his daughters, Lindsey Lamb of Palestine, Ark., and Kylie Lamb of Stuttgart, Ark.; and a brother, Jimmy Lamb of Cherokee Village ...
Neoma Abbott Gann (03/24/06)
Neoma Abbot Gann, of Walnut Ridge, Ark., was born June 4, 1918, in Oregon County, Mo., and died March 17, 2006, at the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital at the age of 87. Survivors include one son, Carl Ray Abbott of Arkansas; four granddaughters; seven grandsons; several nieces and nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Olen Pennington (03/24/06)
Olen Nathan Pennington, 87, of Thayer, died March 8, 2006, in Thayer. Pennington was born Jan. 2, 1919, in Arkansas. He was married to Marie and from this union three children, Carl, Gene and Mary were born. He later married Linda Frost in Idaho on Aug. 22, 1972. This union was blessed with one son, Paul...
Rusty Lee Rex Buckner (03/24/06)
Dustin and Michele Buckner of Licking announce the birth of their son, Rusty Lee Rex Buckner. He was born Jan. 15, 2006, at 9:46 p.m. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Rex and Ruth Stevens of Thayer...
Kylie Madison Wycoff (03/24/06)
Michael Wycoff and Courtney Davis of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Kylie Madison Wycoff. She was born at 6:56 p.m. March 9 at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 11 1/2 ounces, and was 21 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Jack Davis of Koshkonong, Tammy Evetts, and Larry and Peggy Wycoff, all of West Plains...
Kamyron Colton James Whittenburg (03/24/06)
Kenneth Whittenburg and Melinda Marcak of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Kamyron Colton James Whittenburg. He was born at 5:03 p.m. March 12 at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 21 inches long. His sibling is Skyler, 35 months...
Reeves honored on 93rd birthday (03/24/06)
March 11 was a happy day for Ruby Reeves of Mammoth Spring, where she and her sister, Thelma, have lived for 13 years. It was her 93rd birthday. Reeves was born in Vernon, Texas, to Mr. and Mrs. L.L. McLeod. She was raised in Liberty Heights where she and her girlfriend Gladys were referred to as the "Liberty Heights Girls."...
Kylie Madison Wycoff (03/24/06)
Michael Wycoff and Courtney Davis of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Kylie Madison Wycoff. She was born at 6:56 p.m. March 9 at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 11 1/2 ounces, and was 21 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Jack Davis of Koshkonong, Tammy Evetts, and Larry and Peggy Wycoff, all of West Plains...
Kamyron Colton James Whittenburg (03/24/06)
Kenneth Whittenburg and Melinda Marcak of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Kamyron Colton James Whittenburg. He was born at 5:03 p.m. March 12 at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 21 inches long. His sibling is Skyler, 35 months...
Reeves honored on 93rd birthday (03/24/06)
March 11 was a happy day for Ruby Reeves of Mammoth Spring, where she and her sister, Thelma, have lived for 13 years. It was her 93rd birthday. Reeves was born in Vernon, Texas, to Mr. and Mrs. L.L. McLeod. She was raised in Liberty Heights where she and her girlfriend Gladys were referred to as the "Liberty Heights Girls."...
Rusty Lee Rex Buckner (03/24/06)
Dustin and Michele Buckner of Licking announce the birth of their son, Rusty Lee Rex Buckner. He was born Jan. 15, 2006, at 9:46 p.m. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Rex and Ruth Stevens of Thayer...
Yarnell, Shepherd to wed (03/24/06)
Lacey Yarnell, daughter of Burton and Lisa Yarnell of Salem, and granddaughter of Wanda Yarnell and Paul and Betty Martin, will be united in marriage to Johnathon Shepherd, son of Laura and Robert Morgan of Russelville, Ark. The couple will exchange vows on March 25 at 2 p.m. at Salem First Baptist Church. Everyone is invited to attend...
Yarnell, Shepherd to wed (03/24/06)
Lacey Yarnell, daughter of Burton and Lisa Yarnell of Salem, and granddaughter of Wanda Yarnell and Paul and Betty Martin, will be united in marriage to Johnathon Shepherd, son of Laura and Robert Morgan of Russelville, Ark. The couple will exchange vows on March 25 at 2 p.m. at Salem First Baptist Church. Everyone is invited to attend...
Open house will celebrate Wyatts' 50th anniversary (03/24/06)
Cleo and Hazel Wyatt of Mountain Home will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 8 with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. in Building B at Mountain Home College and North Church of Christ. Family and friends are welcome. No gifts are requested...
Flynns to celebrate 50 years of marriage (03/24/06)
The 50th wedding anniversary of Gene Flynn and Ester May Pulley Flynn of Mammoth Spring will be celebrated at a reception April 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Mammoth Spring Fire Station on 2nd Street. The couple married April 7, 1956, in Mammoth Spring. They have two sons, Duane and Marcus Flynn, both of Mammoth Spring...
Open house will celebrate Wyatts' 50th anniversary (03/24/06)
Cleo and Hazel Wyatt of Mountain Home will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 8 with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. in Building B at Mountain Home College and North Church of Christ. Family and friends are welcome. No gifts are requested...
Flynns to celebrate 50 years of marriage (03/24/06)
The 50th wedding anniversary of Gene Flynn and Ester May Pulley Flynn of Mammoth Spring will be celebrated at a reception April 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Mammoth Spring Fire Station on 2nd Street. The couple married April 7, 1956, in Mammoth Spring. They have two sons, Duane and Marcus Flynn, both of Mammoth Spring...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/24/06)
Eastern religions (Hinduism, Sikhism, etc.) believe the material world is an illusion. They call this illusion Maya. Unlike true reality, which is changeless and eternal, Maya (illusion) is all that has a beginning and an end. The path of spiritual enlightenment requires understanding of the Seven Pillars of Ancient Wisdom...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/24/06)
Eastern religions (Hinduism, Sikhism, etc.) believe the material world is an illusion. They call this illusion Maya. Unlike true reality, which is changeless and eternal, Maya (illusion) is all that has a beginning and an end. The path of spiritual enlightenment requires understanding of the Seven Pillars of Ancient Wisdom...