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Stories from Thursday, April 6, 2006

Nelson captured near Ash Flat (04/06/06)
Sharp County authorities captured a man March 28 who had escaped from the Arkansas Department of Correction in Camden just two days earlier. Deputy Tim McComas and Sgt. Stan Haney arrested George A. Nelson Jr. at a home belonging to Gary Poston on Drybone Road near Ash Flat. They were searching the home for drugs and firearms, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said. The officers found Nelson inside a bedroom of the mobile home...
Out-sourcing on a new level (04/06/06)
While many successful people reject their small town roots, Kathy Brittain White, a native of Oxford, has created a business by embracing hers. Rural Sourcing is White's current venture into the business world and it has been making ripples through the American business community, gaining attention from both companies and the business press...
Political races develop (04/06/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The filing deadline for county and state offices have ended. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said all the incumbents eligible for re-election filed. Three first time office seekers have also filed for county positions. Dan Fraley of Alton has filed as a Republican for the position of Oregon County presiding commissioner. He will face incumbent Democrat Leo Warren of Thayer...
No felon policy brings arrest (04/06/06)
A Salem man has been charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver after a March 22 arrest. Salem Police Chief Albert Roork said authorities responded to a call at the Meadows Apartments in Salem after being informed that a convicted felon was on the premises. The Meadows has a no-convicted-felons policy...
Youth show set at Thayer art gallery (04/06/06)
NATIVE AMERICAN ART: Valerie Goetz, left, guest Native American artist, instructs Mammoth Spring Elementary School art students Lee Noa and Cody Weaver in how to throw a piece of pottery on the art department's new pottery wheels. THAYER -- April is the highlighted month for youth art at the Chestnut Hill Art Gallery in downtown Thayer...
Child endangerment charges follow tip (04/06/06)
A drug arrest in Mountain Home March 30 led to the dismantling of a methamphetamine laboratory approximately 24 hours later in Izard County. The events began with Scott Pennington, 29, of Calico Rock being arrested by Jeff Stone of the Arkansas State Police at the Mountain Home Wal-Mart March 30, just after midnight, said Cpl. Kevin Blucher of the Baxter County Sheriff's Office. Pennington was taken to Baxter County Jail afterwards...
Cox attends National Newspaper Conference (04/06/06)
South Missourian manager editor David Cox attended the National Newspaper Association's 45th annual Government Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., March 8-11. The highlight of the conference was an address from President George W. Bush who spoke on issues related to the conference theme, "Fighting for Democracy: A Free Society at War."...
Alton cleanup dates set (04/06/06)
ALTON -- The city of Alton will hold a cleanup April 10-14. Items that will not be picked up include electronics (old computers, TVs and microwaves), old tires, steel, concrete or any construction or old material. City officials are asking that residents separate tree limbs and yard waste from other items...
The Great Chocolate Escape planned in Salem (04/06/06)
The Great Chocolate Escape will be held April 12. This event is to benefit the Fulton County Relay for Life. All teams join together and go together and offer these delicacies of chocolate to the public. It will be held at the Salem Senior Center from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Each team will bring chocolate desserts. You can buy a plate and fill it with any of the chocolate items it will hold...
Preschool, kindergarten registration under way (04/06/06)
Thayer Elementary School is now registering students for the next school year. To be eligible for preschool, a child must be 3 years old before Aug. 1 of this year. To be eligible for kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old before Aug. 1. Preschool screenings will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 1. Kindergarten screenings will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 3...
McLaughlin probation revoked (04/06/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Gregory S. McLaughlin, 32, of Thayer was transported to state prison in Bonne Terre March 24. McGaughlin was in Oregon County Associate Circuit Court March 22 where Oregon County Associate Circuit Judge Jo Beth Prewitt revoked his probation...
No tolerance enforced (04/06/06)
ALTON -- Drugs of any kind, including over-the-counter drugs will not be permitted in the Alton School District. Alton School Superintendent Shiela Wheeler said students and parents in her school district need to know the school policy on all drugs after a high school student was taken to the hospital last week after taking the over-the-counter drug No Doze at school...
Crase not guilty (04/06/06)
THAYER -- Municipal Judge Jack O. Edwards found Thayer businessman Bob Crase not guilty of assault April 3 in Thayer Municipal Court. Thayer Municipal Clerk Missy Webber announced the ruling after her office received word from the judge's office Monday morning...
Health center now open in Thayer (04/06/06)
THAYER -- A new health center opened in Thayer April 3. The Oregon County Community Health Center is sharing space with the Oregon County Health Department at Second and Market Streets. The building the offices are located in belongs to the Oregon County Library...
Cox in jail (04/06/06)
Joshua Cox, the man accused of trying to burn down his girlfriend's home with her son asleep inside, returned to Fulton County April 1. Cox, 27, of Mammoth was brought to Fulton County Jail by Fulton County deputies Bruce Green and Terry Walker after waiving his right of extradition in Illinois...
NEW SIGN: (04/06/06)
NEW SIGN: Dave Dugan from West Plains Sign Company puts the finishing touches on the new sign at the home of the Oregon County Community Health Center. The health center is located in the same building as the Oregon County Health Department at Second and Market Street in Thayer...
Caught in the Path: (04/06/06)
Caught in the Path: Stiles' Grocery, approximately five miles southeast of Salem, was hit hard by the unusually large hail during the April 2 storms. Patty Stiles said hail broke out a window on the east side of the building, ruined outside air conditioning units, damaged the scrolling sign in the front and damaged three trucks. She also said a hail stone came through the roof. Photo/Claudia Harris...
Golf stones ... (04/06/06)
Fore? Golf ball sized and larger hail hit Fulton County during April 2 storms. Fulton County Judge Charles Willett said there had been several reports of homes around the area receiving extensive damage, including a rental trailer he owns, which he said had damage to its vinyl siding. Photo/Claudia Harris...
No felon policy brings arrest (04/06/06)
A Salem man has been charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver after a March 22 arrest. Salem Police Chief Albert Roork said authorities responded to a call at the Meadows Apartments in Salem after being informed that a convicted felon was on the premises. The Meadows has a no-convicted-felons policy...
Youth show set at Thayer art gallery (04/06/06)
NATIVE AMERICAN ART: Valerie Goetz, left, guest Native American artist, instructs Mammoth Spring Elementary School art students Lee Noa and Cody Weaver in how to throw a piece of pottery on the art department's new pottery wheels. THAYER -- April is the highlighted month for youth art at the Chestnut Hill Art Gallery in downtown Thayer...
Child endangerment charges follow tip (04/06/06)
A drug arrest in Mountain Home March 30 led to the dismantling of a methamphetamine laboratory approximately 24 hours later in Izard County. The events began with Scott Pennington, 29, of Calico Rock being arrested by Jeff Stone of the Arkansas State Police at the Mountain Home Wal-Mart March 30, just after midnight, said Cpl. Kevin Blucher of the Baxter County Sheriff's Office. Pennington was taken to Baxter County Jail afterwards...
Cox attends National Newspaper Conference (04/06/06)
South Missourian manager editor David Cox attended the National Newspaper Association's 45th annual Government Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., March 8-11. The highlight of the conference was an address from President George W. Bush who spoke on issues related to the conference theme, "Fighting for Democracy: A Free Society at War."...
Alton cleanup dates set (04/06/06)
ALTON -- The city of Alton will hold a cleanup April 10-14. Items that will not be picked up include electronics (old computers, TVs and microwaves), old tires, steel, concrete or any construction or old material. City officials are asking that residents separate tree limbs and yard waste from other items...
Preschool, kindergarten registration under way (04/06/06)
Thayer Elementary School is now registering students for the next school year. To be eligible for preschool, a child must be 3 years old before Aug. 1 of this year. To be eligible for kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old before Aug. 1. Preschool screenings will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 1. Kindergarten screenings will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 3...
Nelson captured near Ash Flat (04/06/06)
Sharp County authorities captured a man March 28 who had escaped from the Arkansas Department of Correction in Camden just two days earlier. Deputy Tim McComas and Sgt. Stan Haney arrested George A. Nelson Jr. at a home belonging to Gary Poston on Drybone Road near Ash Flat. They were searching the home for drugs and firearms, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said. The officers found Nelson inside a bedroom of the mobile home...
McLaughlin probation revoked (04/06/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Gregory S. McLaughlin, 32, of Thayer was transported to state prison in Bonne Terre March 24. McGaughlin was in Oregon County Associate Circuit Court March 22 where Oregon County Associate Circuit Judge Jo Beth Prewitt revoked his probation...
Political races develop (04/06/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The filing deadline for county and state offices have ended. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said all the incumbents eligible for re-election filed. Three first time office seekers have also filed for county positions. Dan Fraley of Alton has filed as a Republican for the position of Oregon County presiding commissioner. He will face incumbent Democrat Leo Warren of Thayer...
Out-sourcing on a new level (04/06/06)
While many successful people reject their small town roots, Kathy Brittain White, a native of Oxford, has created a business by embracing hers. Rural Sourcing is White's current venture into the business world and it has been making ripples through the American business community, gaining attention from both companies and the business press...
Crase not guilty (04/06/06)
THAYER -- Municipal Judge Jack O. Edwards found Thayer businessman Bob Crase not guilty of assault April 3 in Thayer Municipal Court. Thayer Municipal Clerk Missy Webber announced the ruling after her office received word from the judge's office Monday morning...
Health center now open in Thayer (04/06/06)
THAYER -- A new health center opened in Thayer April 3. The Oregon County Community Health Center is sharing space with the Oregon County Health Department at Second and Market Streets. The building the offices are located in belongs to the Oregon County Library...
No tolerance enforced (04/06/06)
ALTON -- Drugs of any kind, including over-the-counter drugs will not be permitted in the Alton School District. Alton School Superintendent Shiela Wheeler said students and parents in her school district need to know the school policy on all drugs after a high school student was taken to the hospital last week after taking the over-the-counter drug No Doze at school...
Cox in jail (04/06/06)
Joshua Cox, the man accused of trying to burn down his girlfriend's home with her son asleep inside, returned to Fulton County April 1. Cox, 27, of Mammoth was brought to Fulton County Jail by Fulton County deputies Bruce Green and Terry Walker after waiving his right of extradition in Illinois...
Caught in the Path: (04/06/06)
Caught in the Path: Stiles' Grocery, approximately five miles southeast of Salem, was hit hard by the unusually large hail during the April 2 storms. Patty Stiles said hail broke out a window on the east side of the building, ruined outside air conditioning units, damaged the scrolling sign in the front and damaged three trucks. She also said a hail stone came through the roof. Photo/Claudia Harris...
The Great Chocolate Escape planned in Salem (04/06/06)
The Great Chocolate Escape will be held April 12. This event is to benefit the Fulton County Relay for Life. All teams join together and go together and offer these delicacies of chocolate to the public. It will be held at the Salem Senior Center from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Each team will bring chocolate desserts. You can buy a plate and fill it with any of the chocolate items it will hold...
Golf stones ... (04/06/06)
Fore? Golf ball sized and larger hail hit Fulton County during April 2 storms. Fulton County Judge Charles Willett said there had been several reports of homes around the area receiving extensive damage, including a rental trailer he owns, which he said had damage to its vinyl siding. Photo/Claudia Harris...
NEW SIGN: (04/06/06)
NEW SIGN: Dave Dugan from West Plains Sign Company puts the finishing touches on the new sign at the home of the Oregon County Community Health Center. The health center is located in the same building as the Oregon County Health Department at Second and Market Street in Thayer...
Moore to celebrate 80th birthday (04/06/06)
The children of Lossie (Evans) Moore invite everyone to celebrate her 80th birthday April 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Myrtle Senior Citizens Center.The family requests no gifts.
Memorial Fund established for Dale Benton family (04/06/06)
A memorial fund has been established for the family of Dale Benton at First National Banking Company. The money donated will assist the family with medical and funeral expenses. Donations may be deposited at any FNBC location. Benton was a loved and respected member of the community...
GENERATIONS: (04/06/06)
GENERATIONS: Geneva Ruth Smith holds her namesake great-great-granddaughter, Abigail Ruth Purcell. Halie Jo Sacra, age 3, welcomes her baby sister, Abigail Ruth, born March 21, 2006 to Hilary Dawn Purcell at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. ...
Easter egg hunt set at Horseshoe (04/06/06)
There will be an Easter Egg hunt at the Faith Presbyterian Church playground in Horseshoe Bend on April 16 at 9 a.m. for sixth graders and under. There will also be surprises in the eggs for all and those planning the egg hunt are expecting to see an Easter bunny at the egg hunt...
Easter egg hunt set at Horseshoe (04/06/06)
There will be an Easter Egg hunt at the Faith Presbyterian Church playground in Horseshoe Bend on April 16 at 9 a.m. for sixth graders and under. There will also be surprises in the eggs for all and those planning the egg hunt are expecting to see an Easter bunny at the egg hunt...
GENERATIONS: (04/06/06)
GENERATIONS: Geneva Ruth Smith holds her namesake great-great-granddaughter, Abigail Ruth Purcell. Halie Jo Sacra, age 3, welcomes her baby sister, Abigail Ruth, born March 21, 2006 to Hilary Dawn Purcell at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. ...
Memorial Fund established for Dale Benton family (04/06/06)
A memorial fund has been established for the family of Dale Benton at First National Banking Company. The money donated will assist the family with medical and funeral expenses. Donations may be deposited at any FNBC location. Benton was a loved and respected member of the community...
Moore to celebrate 80th birthday (04/06/06)
The children of Lossie (Evans) Moore invite everyone to celebrate her 80th birthday April 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Myrtle Senior Citizens Center.The family requests no gifts.
ICC tops Melbourne on diamond (04/06/06)
The Izard County Consolidated Cougars wasted little time in taking care of Melbourne in 2AA-North baseball action March 28. The Cougars scored seven runs through the first two innings of play, en route to a 13-0 win over the Bearkatz. ICC added five more runs in the fourth and fifth innings to keep Melbourne at bay...
Second annual Kilted Golf Tournament set to tee off (04/06/06)
Players don't have to wear a kilt at the Arkansas Scottish Festival's second annual Kilted Golf Tournament, but they'll get a free mulligan if they do. The festival will open with the Kilted Golf Tournament on April 21 at the Course at Eagle Mountain in Batesville...
Bobcats walk past Redwings (04/06/06)
Patience is a virtue. It can also be a game-winner. Thayer's Andrew Brown drew a seventh-inning walk with the bases full of Bobcats March 30, bringing in the winning run to help the Cats hold off the pesky Eminence Redwings by a count of 9-8. The game saw a couple of big offensive explosions, as Eminence put together a six-run frame, while Thayer countered with a five-run inning...
Taylor fans 13, Lady Hounds win (04/06/06)
Fueled by a 13-strikeout performance from starter Leslie Taylor, the Salem Lady Greyhounds topped the Valley View Lady Blazers 5-2 March 30 in Salem. In addition to her 13 Ks on the afternoon on the mound, Taylor also rapped out three hits and logged an RBI for the Lady Greyhounds in the non-conference contest (7-3)...
Taylor fans 13, Lady Hounds win (04/06/06)
Fueled by a 13-strikeout performance from starter Leslie Taylor, the Salem Lady Greyhounds topped the Valley View Lady Blazers 5-2 March 30 in Salem. In addition to her 13 Ks on the afternoon on the mound, Taylor also rapped out three hits and logged an RBI for the Lady Greyhounds in the non-conference contest (7-3)...
Second annual Kilted Golf Tournament set to tee off (04/06/06)
Players don't have to wear a kilt at the Arkansas Scottish Festival's second annual Kilted Golf Tournament, but they'll get a free mulligan if they do. The festival will open with the Kilted Golf Tournament on April 21 at the Course at Eagle Mountain in Batesville...
ICC tops Melbourne on diamond (04/06/06)
The Izard County Consolidated Cougars wasted little time in taking care of Melbourne in 2AA-North baseball action March 28. The Cougars scored seven runs through the first two innings of play, en route to a 13-0 win over the Bearkatz. ICC added five more runs in the fourth and fifth innings to keep Melbourne at bay...
Bobcats walk past Redwings (04/06/06)
Patience is a virtue. It can also be a game-winner. Thayer's Andrew Brown drew a seventh-inning walk with the bases full of Bobcats March 30, bringing in the winning run to help the Cats hold off the pesky Eminence Redwings by a count of 9-8. The game saw a couple of big offensive explosions, as Eminence put together a six-run frame, while Thayer countered with a five-run inning...
Clifford Junior Henry (04/06/06)
Clifford Junior Henry, 63, of Hardy, died March 29, 2006, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Sept. 5, 1942, in Hardy, the son of the late Floyd Clifford Henry and Josephine Bell Glapenshke. He was a construction supervisor for the Amis Construction Company of Oklahoma City, Okla., for more than 20 years...
Wilma June Burch (04/06/06)
Wilma June Burch, 89, of Cherokee Village died March 23, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Burch was born June 30, 1916, in Danville, Ill., the daughter of the late Henry and Emma Smith. She retired after 20 years with the Hiram Walker Distillery...
Lola C. Morris (04/06/06)
Lola C. Morris, 69, of Kansas City, Mo. died March 20, 2006. Funeral services were held March 24, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel. Burial followed in the Floral Hills Memorial Gardens with arrangements under the direction of D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel in Kansas City, Mo...
Olney Allen Dillinger (04/06/06)
Olney Allen Dillinger, son of Eliga and Bessie Sears Dillinger was born in 1920 and raised on their farm in Bexar, Ark. He excelled in sports with baseball being his favorite. He married his sweetheart who became his devoted wife, Rheacene Jewell Bray in 1942...
Muriel Hamilton (04/06/06)
Muriel Charlotte Hamilton of Salem, daughter of the late Henry Edwin Hamilton and Mattie Oliver Hamilton was born Aug. 2, 1917, in Viola. She died March 31, 2006, at Fulton County Nursing Center in Salem at the age of 88. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Salem...
Linda Gail Kincade (04/06/06)
Memorial services for Linda Gail Kincade, 54, of Cherokee Village, who died March 8 are scheduled for April 8 at 2 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church in Cherokee Village. Funeral arrangements are being made under the direction of the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland...
Daisy Viola White (04/06/06)
Daisy Viola White, 83, of Salem, was born May 22, 1922, in Centerville, Iowa. She died March 24, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Survivors include numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Preceding her in death were her parents, William and Clara Abbott-Vaughn; her husband, Lawrence White; three brothers; and one sister...
Cora F. Hamm (04/06/06)
Cora F. Hamm, 81, of Grove City, Ill., died March 19, 2006, at her residence. She was born Jan. 23, 1925, in Mechanics-burg, Ill., the daughter of the late David and Nancy Jane Montgomery Harter. On Feb. 1, 1944, she married Emmett M. Hamm in Petersburg...
Elwood A. Snowden (04/06/06)
Elwood A. Snowden, 92, of Ash Flat died April 1, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born on Feb. 10, 1914, to Bink and Alice Hoagland Snowden at LeMoore, Calif. He was an oil field machinist for many years. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge and Elks Club in Taft, Calif...
Micah Ann Burns (04/06/06)
Baby Micah Ann Burns was born and died March 31, 2006, at Springfield, Mo. She is survived by her parents, Kevin and Nikki Burns of Salem; two sisters, Katelyn and Kara Burns of Dundee, Mich.; maternal grandparents, Larry and Joann Barker of Salem; paternal grandparents, Jack and Lorraine Burns of Mountain Home; great-grandma Nola Barker of Salem; three aunts, Jackie Johnson of Las Vegas, Nevada; Vickie Harley of Edmond, Okla.; and Rebecca Weber and husband, Markus of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and many other family and friends.. ...
Pauline Cotton Brewer (04/06/06)
Pauline Cotton Brewer died March 28, 2006, at Northeast Christian Hospital in Florissant, Mo., at the age of 89. She was born Sept. 26, 1916, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Fred E. and Georgia J. (Barton) Cotton. She was united in marriage April 18, 1959, in Alton, Mo., to Carl Brewer who preceded her in death Sept. 10, 1974...
Minnie "Bernice" Rudd (04/06/06)
~Born 8-21-1960 -- Died 3-18-2006 Minnie "Bernice" Rudd's, obituary which ran in The News March 30 contained an incorrect spelling. It should have read Minnie Bernice Rudd.
Alli Lenae Dillinger (04/06/06)
Alli Lenae Dillinger, infant daughter of Brandon Lee Dillinger and Elizabeth Ann Hubbs of Batesville, died March 29, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 29, 2006, in Batesville.. Survivors include her parents; paternal grandparents, Clayton and Jessie Dillinger, of Batesville; maternal grandfather, Charles Hubbs of Drasco; maternal grandmother, Gretta Lynn Jordan of Fayetteville; great-grandmothers Lorine Boozer of Batesville, Imogene Dillinger of Poughkeepsie and Alice Norton of Drasco; great-grandfather Sonny Bennett of Searcy; several aunts and uncles, and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Walter H. Huth (04/06/06)
Walter H. Huth, 51, of Hardy, Ark., died March 29, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born on May 14, 1954, in Bloomington, Ill., the son of Kenneth and Alma Fishel Huth. He was united in marriage to Yvonne Cordial in 1986, in Cherokee Village...
Edith Viola Arnold (04/06/06)
Edith Viola Arnold, of Salem, daughter of the late Henry Clark Boothe and Mattie Viola Walker Boothe, was born Oct. 13, 1908, in Lindsey, Okla. She died March 29, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 97. She was united in marriage to Floyd Arnold in the 1930s. They moved to Arkansas in the 1940s at the end of World War II. She was a homemaker...
Lena M. Fairbee (04/06/06)
Lena M. Fairbee, age 101, of De Leon, Texas, died March 29, 2006, at the De Leon Nursing and Rehab in De Leon, Texas. She was born on Feb. 15, 1905, in Doddridge County, West Va., the daughter of the late Anderson and Hannah Jane Evans Benedum. She was united in marriage on Nov. 7, 1925, to Edgar E. Fairbee in West Union, W. Va., She was a homemaker and a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Batesville...
Gloria H. Lange (04/06/06)
Gloria H. Lange (nee Stager) of Mequon, Wis., formerly of Cherokee Village, died March 28, 2006, at the age of 88. She was the beloved wife of the late Gordon W. Loving, mother of Mike (Barb), Jeanette (Robert) Fischer, William (Jeannie), Gordon F. (Jan), Darlene (Emil) Scherf, Robert (Helga), Cherry and Ken Lange. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a sister; two brothers; nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends...
Cora F. Hamm (04/06/06)
Cora F. Hamm, 81, of Grove City, Ill., died March 19, 2006, at her residence. She was born Jan. 23, 1925, in Mechanics-burg, Ill., the daughter of the late David and Nancy Jane Montgomery Harter. On Feb. 1, 1944, she married Emmett M. Hamm in Petersburg...
Elwood A. Snowden (04/06/06)
Elwood A. Snowden, 92, of Ash Flat died April 1, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born on Feb. 10, 1914, to Bink and Alice Hoagland Snowden at LeMoore, Calif. He was an oil field machinist for many years. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge and Elks Club in Taft, Calif...
Pauline Cotton Brewer (04/06/06)
Pauline Cotton Brewer died March 28, 2006, at Northeast Christian Hospital in Florissant, Mo., at the age of 89. She was born Sept. 26, 1916, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Fred E. and Georgia J. (Barton) Cotton. She was united in marriage April 18, 1959, in Alton, Mo., to Carl Brewer who preceded her in death Sept. 10, 1974...
Clifford Junior Henry (04/06/06)
Clifford Junior Henry, 63, of Hardy, died March 29, 2006, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Sept. 5, 1942, in Hardy, the son of the late Floyd Clifford Henry and Josephine Bell Glapenshke. He was a construction supervisor for the Amis Construction Company of Oklahoma City, Okla., for more than 20 years...
Wilma June Burch (04/06/06)
Wilma June Burch, 89, of Cherokee Village died March 23, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Burch was born June 30, 1916, in Danville, Ill., the daughter of the late Henry and Emma Smith. She retired after 20 years with the Hiram Walker Distillery...
Lola C. Morris (04/06/06)
Lola C. Morris, 69, of Kansas City, Mo. died March 20, 2006. Funeral services were held March 24, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel. Burial followed in the Floral Hills Memorial Gardens with arrangements under the direction of D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel in Kansas City, Mo...
Micah Ann Burns (04/06/06)
Baby Micah Ann Burns was born and died March 31, 2006, at Springfield, Mo. She is survived by her parents, Kevin and Nikki Burns of Salem; two sisters, Katelyn and Kara Burns of Dundee, Mich.; maternal grandparents, Larry and Joann Barker of Salem; paternal grandparents, Jack and Lorraine Burns of Mountain Home; great-grandma Nola Barker of Salem; three aunts, Jackie Johnson of Las Vegas, Nevada; Vickie Harley of Edmond, Okla.; and Rebecca Weber and husband, Markus of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and many other family and friends.. ...
Olney Allen Dillinger (04/06/06)
Olney Allen Dillinger, son of Eliga and Bessie Sears Dillinger was born in 1920 and raised on their farm in Bexar, Ark. He excelled in sports with baseball being his favorite. He married his sweetheart who became his devoted wife, Rheacene Jewell Bray in 1942...
Minnie "Bernice" Rudd (04/06/06)
~Born 8-21-1960 -- Died 3-18-2006 Minnie "Bernice" Rudd's, obituary which ran in The News March 30 contained an incorrect spelling. It should have read Minnie Bernice Rudd.
Linda Gail Kincade (04/06/06)
Memorial services for Linda Gail Kincade, 54, of Cherokee Village, who died March 8 are scheduled for April 8 at 2 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church in Cherokee Village. Funeral arrangements are being made under the direction of the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland...
Muriel Hamilton (04/06/06)
Muriel Charlotte Hamilton of Salem, daughter of the late Henry Edwin Hamilton and Mattie Oliver Hamilton was born Aug. 2, 1917, in Viola. She died March 31, 2006, at Fulton County Nursing Center in Salem at the age of 88. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Salem...
Daisy Viola White (04/06/06)
Daisy Viola White, 83, of Salem, was born May 22, 1922, in Centerville, Iowa. She died March 24, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Survivors include numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Preceding her in death were her parents, William and Clara Abbott-Vaughn; her husband, Lawrence White; three brothers; and one sister...
Lena M. Fairbee (04/06/06)
Lena M. Fairbee, age 101, of De Leon, Texas, died March 29, 2006, at the De Leon Nursing and Rehab in De Leon, Texas. She was born on Feb. 15, 1905, in Doddridge County, West Va., the daughter of the late Anderson and Hannah Jane Evans Benedum. She was united in marriage on Nov. 7, 1925, to Edgar E. Fairbee in West Union, W. Va., She was a homemaker and a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Batesville...
Alli Lenae Dillinger (04/06/06)
Alli Lenae Dillinger, infant daughter of Brandon Lee Dillinger and Elizabeth Ann Hubbs of Batesville, died March 29, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 29, 2006, in Batesville.. Survivors include her parents; paternal grandparents, Clayton and Jessie Dillinger, of Batesville; maternal grandfather, Charles Hubbs of Drasco; maternal grandmother, Gretta Lynn Jordan of Fayetteville; great-grandmothers Lorine Boozer of Batesville, Imogene Dillinger of Poughkeepsie and Alice Norton of Drasco; great-grandfather Sonny Bennett of Searcy; several aunts and uncles, and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Walter H. Huth (04/06/06)
Walter H. Huth, 51, of Hardy, Ark., died March 29, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born on May 14, 1954, in Bloomington, Ill., the son of Kenneth and Alma Fishel Huth. He was united in marriage to Yvonne Cordial in 1986, in Cherokee Village...
Gloria H. Lange (04/06/06)
Gloria H. Lange (nee Stager) of Mequon, Wis., formerly of Cherokee Village, died March 28, 2006, at the age of 88. She was the beloved wife of the late Gordon W. Loving, mother of Mike (Barb), Jeanette (Robert) Fischer, William (Jeannie), Gordon F. (Jan), Darlene (Emil) Scherf, Robert (Helga), Cherry and Ken Lange. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a sister; two brothers; nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends...
Edith Viola Arnold (04/06/06)
Edith Viola Arnold, of Salem, daughter of the late Henry Clark Boothe and Mattie Viola Walker Boothe, was born Oct. 13, 1908, in Lindsey, Okla. She died March 29, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 97. She was united in marriage to Floyd Arnold in the 1930s. They moved to Arkansas in the 1940s at the end of World War II. She was a homemaker...
Tristan Allen Mitchell (04/06/06)
Allen and Tamara Mitchell of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Tristan Allen. He was born at 7:45 a.m. March 25, 2006 at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19 inches long. His siblings are Shelby, Cody and ReAnna. Grandparents are Ronnie and Dorthey Massey of Gatewood and Darrell and Nell Mitchell of Thayer...
Nathan James Ray Brock (04/06/06)
Brian Brock and Jamie Roth of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Nathan James Ray Brock. He was born at 12:42 p.m. March 27, 2006 at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Sherri Carson of Mountain Home; Lester Brock and Kathy Brock both of Alton...
Stuarts married 70 years (04/06/06)
Cecil T. Stuart and Mayzell C. Payne were married on April 4, 1936. Seventy years ago, they simply walked across the field to Tollie Cochran's (he was the justice of the peace) and got married.The Stuarts invite all friends and family to celebrate a milestone in their life, their 70th wedding anniversary, April 8 from 2 to 5 p.m. ...
Rusty Lee Rex Buckner (04/06/06)
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.Paternal grandparents are Herbert and Arreda Buckner of Licking...
Rusty Lee Rex Buckner (04/06/06)
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.Paternal grandparents are Herbert and Arreda Buckner of Licking...
Nathan James Ray Brock (04/06/06)
Brian Brock and Jamie Roth of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Nathan James Ray Brock. He was born at 12:42 p.m. March 27, 2006 at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Sherri Carson of Mountain Home; Lester Brock and Kathy Brock both of Alton...
Stuarts married 70 years (04/06/06)
Cecil T. Stuart and Mayzell C. Payne were married on April 4, 1936. Seventy years ago, they simply walked across the field to Tollie Cochran's (he was the justice of the peace) and got married.The Stuarts invite all friends and family to celebrate a milestone in their life, their 70th wedding anniversary, April 8 from 2 to 5 p.m. ...
Tristan Allen Mitchell (04/06/06)
Allen and Tamara Mitchell of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Tristan Allen. He was born at 7:45 a.m. March 25, 2006 at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19 inches long. His siblings are Shelby, Cody and ReAnna. Grandparents are Ronnie and Dorthey Massey of Gatewood and Darrell and Nell Mitchell of Thayer...
Smiths to celebrate 70th anniversay (04/06/06)
James H. (Jim) and Theresa Smith will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary April 8 with a reception hosted by their children and grandchildren. The event will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. in the fellowship room of New Hope Baptist Church on Highway 175. All relatives and friends are invited to attend...
Normans celebrate 50 years of marriage (04/06/06)
Gil and Sophie Norman of Sturkie, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Sturkie Fire Department. All friends and family are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.They were married April 7, 1956.
Smiths to celebrate 70th anniversay (04/06/06)
James H. (Jim) and Theresa Smith will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary April 8 with a reception hosted by their children and grandchildren. The event will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. in the fellowship room of New Hope Baptist Church on Highway 175. All relatives and friends are invited to attend...
Normans celebrate 50 years of marriage (04/06/06)
Gil and Sophie Norman of Sturkie, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Sturkie Fire Department. All friends and family are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.They were married April 7, 1956.
Boldly Going Nowhere (04/06/06)
There are approximately 1,000 tornadoes in the United States each year. The 10 deadliest were: 1) March 18, 1925, in Murphysboro, Mo. and Gorham, Ill. -- 695 dead, 2,027 injured. 2) May 7, 1840, in Nachez, Miss. -- 317 dead, 109 injured. 3) May 27, 1896, in St Louis, Mo., and East St. Louis, Ill. -- 255 dead, 1,000 injured...
Boldly Going Nowhere (04/06/06)
There are approximately 1,000 tornadoes in the United States each year. The 10 deadliest were: 1) March 18, 1925, in Murphysboro, Mo. and Gorham, Ill. -- 695 dead, 2,027 injured. 2) May 7, 1840, in Nachez, Miss. -- 317 dead, 109 injured. 3) May 27, 1896, in St Louis, Mo., and East St. Louis, Ill. -- 255 dead, 1,000 injured...