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Stories from Thursday, April 27, 2006

Horses die in barn fire (04/27/06)
Four horses perished in a fire that destroyed a barn near a home on Highway 354 near Ash Flat April 22, said Center Fire Chief Brad Davis. Firefighters were dispatched to the fire at Robin Brewer's home at 797 Highway 354 around 3 p.m. Five volunteer firemen from Center and six firemen from Ash Flat responded...
Allen sentenced to 2 years (04/27/06)
Michael Ray Allen Jr., 37, of Salem will be spending two years in prison after being sentenced on felony charges April 18 in Fulton County Circuit Court. Circuit Judge Tim Weaver sentenced Allen to six years, four suspended, after Allen pleaded guilty to manufacture of marijuana, a class B felony; felon in possession of a firearm, a class D felony; and possession of Xanax without a prescription, a class C felony. He will also have to pay a fine of $2,500...
Mammoth Spring qualifies as Tree City USA (04/27/06)
Ozarka College, along with the city of Mammoth Spring, hosted a Tree City USA Reception April 12 in the meeting room of the fire station at Mammoth Spring. Tree City USA is a community improvement program sponsored by the National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters, USDA Forest Service, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors and National League of Cities...
Loyalty Day Parade set at Mammoth Spring (04/27/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7831 and ladies Auxiliary invite the community to participate in the Loyalty Day Parade and program. Loyalty Day activities will be April 29. The theme for this year's parade is "Remembering Our Heroes." There will be cash prizes. Any entry wanting to be judged must have an entry number...
Information fair will feature over 30 organizations (04/27/06)
LTON -- The first ever city of Alton Information Fair has been set for May 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wallace and Owens parking lot. Dinah Slaughter from Alton City Hall said the rain date for the event will be June 3 at the same time. Slaughter said over 30 organizations, most of them non-profit, will be at the fair with handouts and other information free to the citizens of the area...
Names to honor citizens (04/27/06)
The Ash Flat City Council approved naming the ball fields under construction at the Ash Flat City Park on College Drive in honor of some local citizens who have contributed to the educational, athletic and economic development of the area. The fields will be named Estes Carpenter in honor of Hayden Estes and Boyd Carpenter, Roe Clay in honor of Preacher Roe and Robert Clay, Orr Nix in honor of Roy Orr and Billy Nix and Garner King in honor of Linn Garner and Kenneth King. ...
City joins Tree City USA (04/27/06)
PLAQUE: Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace, center, is presented a plaque from Dan Johns, right, of the Arkansas Department of Forestry at a Tree City USA Reception April 12. Mammoth Spring Alderman and Tree City USA board member Bill Tibbits, left, also attended the reception...
EASTER ART: (04/27/06)
EASTER ART: The residents of Shady Oaks colored Easter eggs Good Friday before Easter Sunday.
BIG TOP: (04/27/06)
BIG TOP: The Kelly Miller Circus came to Thayer April 17. Raising the big top early that morning was part of the fun.
Man killed by car near Alton (04/27/06)
A Cherokee Village, Ark., man was killed when he was run over by a vehicle April 22 south of Alton. Dead is Nathan Rhoads, 28. According to Sgt. D.D. Finley with Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, Rhoads was seated in the middle of Route E, six miles east of Alton, at 8:35 p.m. when he was struck by a 1993 Mercury Cougar driven by Sabrina Lopez, 18, of Hardy...
Motorcyclist suffers head injuries in crash (04/27/06)
A motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries in an April 19 wreck on Highway 62/412 near Agnos after striking the side of a turning truck. Robert Hadley, 35, of Cotter struck a Chevrolet Silverado driven by James Langle, 58, of Ash Flat with his 2002 Kawasaki motorcycle...
Officially open (04/27/06)
THAYER -- The official opening and ribbon cutting for the Thayer Chamber of Commerce Tourist Information Center and Railroad Museum was held April 17. The Thayer Chamber of Commerce and city officials along with interested residents from around the area attended the event...
Two arrested on burglary, stealing charges (04/27/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Two Oregon County men have been charged with burglary and stealing in connection with a string of break-ins and thefts that occurred around Oregon County earlier this month. David Atchison, 21, of Couch and Aaron McIntire, 22, of Alton were arraigned in Oregon County Associate Court last week on the charges. They remain in the Oregon County Jail...
Supercenter rumors may be just that --rumors (04/27/06)
THAYER -- For years rumors have drifted around the Mammoth Spring/Thayer state line that a Wal-Mart super center is going to be built in one of the communities. For years nothing has become of the rumors. The rumors have surfaced again and still seem to be nothing but rumors...
More fights at prison (04/27/06)
Fighting: Three fights have broken out in the North Central Unit of the Arkansas Department of Correction in Calico Rock since March 21. Authorities hope new staff and new locks for personal boxes will curb fighting. Photo/submitted A dispute over coffee March 21 escalated into three fights at the Arkansas Department of Correction's North Central Unit in Calico Rock...
Residents voice concerns (04/27/06)
Town Hall: Rep. Marion Berry speaks to voters at Viola City Hall. Berry took questions from members of the audience and spoke on a variety of subjects including the National Animal Identification System and biofuel. Photo/Price Rep. Marion Berry (D-Ark.) paid a visit to Viola City Hall April 18 for a town hall meeting where he answered questions from area residents on a variety of subjects...
Mammoth Spring qualifies as Tree City USA (04/27/06)
Ozarka College, along with the city of Mammoth Spring, hosted a Tree City USA Reception April 12 in the meeting room of the fire station at Mammoth Spring. Tree City USA is a community improvement program sponsored by the National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters, USDA Forest Service, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors and National League of Cities...
Horses die in barn fire (04/27/06)
Four horses perished in a fire that destroyed a barn near a home on Highway 354 near Ash Flat April 22, said Center Fire Chief Brad Davis. Firefighters were dispatched to the fire at Robin Brewer's home at 797 Highway 354 around 3 p.m. Five volunteer firemen from Center and six firemen from Ash Flat responded...
Loyalty Day Parade set at Mammoth Spring (04/27/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7831 and ladies Auxiliary invite the community to participate in the Loyalty Day Parade and program. Loyalty Day activities will be April 29. The theme for this year's parade is "Remembering Our Heroes." There will be cash prizes. Any entry wanting to be judged must have an entry number...
Information fair will feature over 30 organizations (04/27/06)
LTON -- The first ever city of Alton Information Fair has been set for May 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wallace and Owens parking lot. Dinah Slaughter from Alton City Hall said the rain date for the event will be June 3 at the same time. Slaughter said over 30 organizations, most of them non-profit, will be at the fair with handouts and other information free to the citizens of the area...
Names to honor citizens (04/27/06)
The Ash Flat City Council approved naming the ball fields under construction at the Ash Flat City Park on College Drive in honor of some local citizens who have contributed to the educational, athletic and economic development of the area. The fields will be named Estes Carpenter in honor of Hayden Estes and Boyd Carpenter, Roe Clay in honor of Preacher Roe and Robert Clay, Orr Nix in honor of Roy Orr and Billy Nix and Garner King in honor of Linn Garner and Kenneth King. ...
Motorcyclist suffers head injuries in crash (04/27/06)
A motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries in an April 19 wreck on Highway 62/412 near Agnos after striking the side of a turning truck. Robert Hadley, 35, of Cotter struck a Chevrolet Silverado driven by James Langle, 58, of Ash Flat with his 2002 Kawasaki motorcycle...
Officially open (04/27/06)
THAYER -- The official opening and ribbon cutting for the Thayer Chamber of Commerce Tourist Information Center and Railroad Museum was held April 17. The Thayer Chamber of Commerce and city officials along with interested residents from around the area attended the event...
Two arrested on burglary, stealing charges (04/27/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Two Oregon County men have been charged with burglary and stealing in connection with a string of break-ins and thefts that occurred around Oregon County earlier this month. David Atchison, 21, of Couch and Aaron McIntire, 22, of Alton were arraigned in Oregon County Associate Court last week on the charges. They remain in the Oregon County Jail...
Supercenter rumors may be just that --rumors (04/27/06)
THAYER -- For years rumors have drifted around the Mammoth Spring/Thayer state line that a Wal-Mart super center is going to be built in one of the communities. For years nothing has become of the rumors. The rumors have surfaced again and still seem to be nothing but rumors...
City joins Tree City USA (04/27/06)
PLAQUE: Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace, center, is presented a plaque from Dan Johns, right, of the Arkansas Department of Forestry at a Tree City USA Reception April 12. Mammoth Spring Alderman and Tree City USA board member Bill Tibbits, left, also attended the reception...
Allen sentenced to 2 years (04/27/06)
Michael Ray Allen Jr., 37, of Salem will be spending two years in prison after being sentenced on felony charges April 18 in Fulton County Circuit Court. Circuit Judge Tim Weaver sentenced Allen to six years, four suspended, after Allen pleaded guilty to manufacture of marijuana, a class B felony; felon in possession of a firearm, a class D felony; and possession of Xanax without a prescription, a class C felony. He will also have to pay a fine of $2,500...
More fights at prison (04/27/06)
Fighting: Three fights have broken out in the North Central Unit of the Arkansas Department of Correction in Calico Rock since March 21. Authorities hope new staff and new locks for personal boxes will curb fighting. Photo/submitted A dispute over coffee March 21 escalated into three fights at the Arkansas Department of Correction's North Central Unit in Calico Rock...
BIG TOP: (04/27/06)
BIG TOP: The Kelly Miller Circus came to Thayer April 17. Raising the big top early that morning was part of the fun.
Man killed by car near Alton (04/27/06)
A Cherokee Village, Ark., man was killed when he was run over by a vehicle April 22 south of Alton. Dead is Nathan Rhoads, 28. According to Sgt. D.D. Finley with Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, Rhoads was seated in the middle of Route E, six miles east of Alton, at 8:35 p.m. when he was struck by a 1993 Mercury Cougar driven by Sabrina Lopez, 18, of Hardy...
EASTER ART: (04/27/06)
EASTER ART: The residents of Shady Oaks colored Easter eggs Good Friday before Easter Sunday.
Residents voice concerns (04/27/06)
Town Hall: Rep. Marion Berry speaks to voters at Viola City Hall. Berry took questions from members of the audience and spoke on a variety of subjects including the National Animal Identification System and biofuel. Photo/Price Rep. Marion Berry (D-Ark.) paid a visit to Viola City Hall April 18 for a town hall meeting where he answered questions from area residents on a variety of subjects...
Cooper family plans reunion (04/27/06)
The gathering of Cooper kin is planned for May 7 at the city park in downtown Melbourne. Activities at the park for all ages will include games, volleyball, horseshoes and basketball. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. A short business meeting will be held before a potluck lunch at noon. There will be prizes for the youngest, the most elderly, the one who traveled the greatest distance and the longest married couple...
Jeffery qualifies for National Business Competition (04/27/06)
Matt Jeffery of Franklin, Ark., has qualified to compete at the National Leadership Conference for Phi Beta Lambda, a society for college students in business related fields. The competition will take place in Nashville, Tenn., June 24-27. Jeffery won the right to compete at the national level by placing second in two categories, business communications and marketing concepts, during the state competition held in Little Rock April 10 and 11. ...
40th anniversary celebration planned (04/27/06)
Junior and Janice Andrews will celebrate 40 years of marriage at a drop-in celebration in their honor May 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Assembly of God Church on the corner of Marriage and Vine Street in Alton. The event will be hosted by Jason Andrews and Gentry Andrews and their families...
Fulton County Fair Association has Web site (04/27/06)
The Fulton County Fair Association announces that they now have a Web site to assist exhibitors in preparing for the county fair and to make information on other fair activities more accessible to interested persons. The Web site was launched in December and can be viewed at www.fultoncountyfair.org...
46th anniversary celebrated (04/27/06)
Albert and Rosie Smith of Melbourne celebrated 46 years of wedded bliss recently. Friends and suppliers from across the nation joined their extended family in wishing them continued success in their business, Newburg Equipment Company.
Miller attends advisory panel (04/27/06)
Marcus D. Miller of Melbourne, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, participated in a three-day advisory panel event at Modern Woodmen's home Office in Rock Island, Ill. A select group of Modern Woodmen representatives were invited to the fraternal financial services organization's headquarters to discuss ideas and share feedback about improving the organization...
Scarborough joins Army (04/27/06)
Gerald D. Scarborough has joined the United States Army under the Delayed Entry Program. The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year. The enlistment gives the new soldier the option to learn a new skill, travel and become eligible to receive as much as $50,000 toward a college education. ...
90th birthday party planned (04/27/06)
A 90th birthday party will be held for Mae Frazier of Mammoth Spring from 2-4 p.m. April 29 at the Saddle Community Building. Organizers request cards only. These can be mailed to Mae Frazier at 3407 French Town Road, Mammoth Spring, AR 72554.
Miller attends advisory panel (04/27/06)
Marcus D. Miller of Melbourne, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, participated in a three-day advisory panel event at Modern Woodmen's home Office in Rock Island, Ill. A select group of Modern Woodmen representatives were invited to the fraternal financial services organization's headquarters to discuss ideas and share feedback about improving the organization...
Fulton County Fair Association has Web site (04/27/06)
The Fulton County Fair Association announces that they now have a Web site to assist exhibitors in preparing for the county fair and to make information on other fair activities more accessible to interested persons. The Web site was launched in December and can be viewed at www.fultoncountyfair.org...
Cooper family plans reunion (04/27/06)
The gathering of Cooper kin is planned for May 7 at the city park in downtown Melbourne. Activities at the park for all ages will include games, volleyball, horseshoes and basketball. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. A short business meeting will be held before a potluck lunch at noon. There will be prizes for the youngest, the most elderly, the one who traveled the greatest distance and the longest married couple...
Scarborough joins Army (04/27/06)
Gerald D. Scarborough has joined the United States Army under the Delayed Entry Program. The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year. The enlistment gives the new soldier the option to learn a new skill, travel and become eligible to receive as much as $50,000 toward a college education. ...
90th birthday party planned (04/27/06)
A 90th birthday party will be held for Mae Frazier of Mammoth Spring from 2-4 p.m. April 29 at the Saddle Community Building. Organizers request cards only. These can be mailed to Mae Frazier at 3407 French Town Road, Mammoth Spring, AR 72554.
46th anniversary celebrated (04/27/06)
Albert and Rosie Smith of Melbourne celebrated 46 years of wedded bliss recently. Friends and suppliers from across the nation joined their extended family in wishing them continued success in their business, Newburg Equipment Company.
40th anniversary celebration planned (04/27/06)
Junior and Janice Andrews will celebrate 40 years of marriage at a drop-in celebration in their honor May 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Assembly of God Church on the corner of Marriage and Vine Street in Alton. The event will be hosted by Jason Andrews and Gentry Andrews and their families...
Jeffery qualifies for National Business Competition (04/27/06)
Matt Jeffery of Franklin, Ark., has qualified to compete at the National Leadership Conference for Phi Beta Lambda, a society for college students in business related fields. The competition will take place in Nashville, Tenn., June 24-27. Jeffery won the right to compete at the national level by placing second in two categories, business communications and marketing concepts, during the state competition held in Little Rock April 10 and 11. ...
Four in a row for Lady Hounds (04/27/06)
The Salem Lady Greyhounds wrapped up their fourth straight 2AA-North softball championship in style with a 10-0 shutout of the Melbourne Lady Bearkatz April 18 at Melbourne. The victory over the Lady Katz gave Salem (15-5) a perfect conference mark of 12-0...
OMC slates Fun Run (04/27/06)
Ozarks Medical Center is hosting a training camp for those interested in participating in the 2006 Fun Run on May 23. "Those wanting to run, but not used to it, are encouraged to participate in a number of activities leading up to the May 23 event," said Fun Run event coordinator Jessica Brown...
Cats top Jays (04/27/06)
The Thayer Bobcats had little trouble in handling the Koshkonong Bluejays 16-1 in non-conference baseball action April 21. Bobcat starter Garrett Smith was sharp on the hill for Thayer, tossing a one-hitter. The Jays' Robert Gatewood recorded Koshkonong's lone hit of the afternoon...
Cougars bag first-ever 2AA-North championship on diamond (04/27/06)
The Izard County Consolidated Cougars put the caps on the 2AA-North baseball championship by edging past the Sloan-Hendrix Greyhounds 7-4 April 18. The conference championship is the Cougars' first 2AA-North baseball title in school history. ICC's (13-7) only conference setback came at the hands of Salem, as the Cougs finished with a mark of 11-1...
Cats top Jays (04/27/06)
The Thayer Bobcats had little trouble in handling the Koshkonong Bluejays 16-1 in non-conference baseball action April 21. Bobcat starter Garrett Smith was sharp on the hill for Thayer, tossing a one-hitter. The Jays' Robert Gatewood recorded Koshkonong's lone hit of the afternoon...
Cougars bag first-ever 2AA-North championship on diamond (04/27/06)
The Izard County Consolidated Cougars put the caps on the 2AA-North baseball championship by edging past the Sloan-Hendrix Greyhounds 7-4 April 18. The conference championship is the Cougars' first 2AA-North baseball title in school history. ICC's (13-7) only conference setback came at the hands of Salem, as the Cougs finished with a mark of 11-1...
Four in a row for Lady Hounds (04/27/06)
The Salem Lady Greyhounds wrapped up their fourth straight 2AA-North softball championship in style with a 10-0 shutout of the Melbourne Lady Bearkatz April 18 at Melbourne. The victory over the Lady Katz gave Salem (15-5) a perfect conference mark of 12-0...
OMC slates Fun Run (04/27/06)
Ozarks Medical Center is hosting a training camp for those interested in participating in the 2006 Fun Run on May 23. "Those wanting to run, but not used to it, are encouraged to participate in a number of activities leading up to the May 23 event," said Fun Run event coordinator Jessica Brown...
Florence Rose Gardner (04/27/06)
Florence Rose Gardner, 90, Ponchatoula, La., formerly of Cave City, died April 21, 2006, at the North Oaks Medical Center in Ponchatoula. She was born Sept. 29, 1915, at Mobley, Ark., to J.P. and Sarah James Rose. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Richard Lee Theis Sr. (04/27/06)
Richard Lee Theis Sr., 68, of West Plains, Mo., son of the late Chester Lee and Myrtle Emma Simpson Theis, was born Jan. 28, 1938, in Kankakee, Ill. He died April 16, 2006, at his home in West Plains. He was a preacher. He served his country in the United States Navy and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Kelly Victor Graves (04/27/06)
Kelly Victor Graves, of Beaumont, Texas, son of Kelly Corneal and Jo Ann Cawvey Graves, was born on April 26, 1955, in Caraway, Ark. He died April 16, 2006, in Beaumont, at the age of 50. Graves was marred to Charlotte Wilt on June 5, 1999, at Salem. He worked as a radio disc jockey...
Edith Mae Cox (04/27/06)
Edith Mae Cox, 86, of Cherokee Village died April 20, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Cox was born on March 20, 1920, in Granite City, Ill. She worked many years in the automotive and aircraft industries. She was of the Baptist faith...
Leroy Burch (04/27/06)
Leroy Burch of Wiseman, Ark., son of the late Arch M. and Bertha Hall Burch, was born Jan. 28, 1932, in Salem. He died April 16, 2006, at his home in Wiseman at the age of 74. Burch as united in marriage to Lena Fay Ray on Sept. 17, 1991, at Wiseman. He worked as an auto mechanic...
Louis Wendell Bias (04/27/06)
Louis Wendell Bias, 73, of Thayer was born Aug. 20, 1932, in Oklahoma, the son of the late Hersel Bias and Elvis Morgan-Bias. He died April 9, 2006, in Eureka Springs, Ark. He was a retired roofer, and was also a member of the Kinsmen Motorcycle Club...
Claude Alan Thayer (04/27/06)
Claude Alan Thayer, 65, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Northwood, Iowa, died April 10, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Jan. 11, 1941, the son of Oscar and Lila Thayer in Belmond, Iowa. He was a mechanic and was of the Methodist faith...
Marlyn John Agenten (04/27/06)
Marlyn John Agenten, 70, died April 15, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. He was the son of the late Fernen and the late Edna (White) Agenten. He served 23 years in the U.S. Army and later was employed as a truck driver for Shneider Trucking...
Joseph Craig Mask (04/27/06)
Joseph Craig Mask, of Ash Flat, son of Jeffrey Craig and Rebecca Jane Bailey Mask, was born on Oct. 24, 1983, in Salem, Ark. He died April 15, 2006, at his home near Ash Flat at the age of 22. He was a loving son, father and brother. He worked as a lawn caretaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Joddie Ray Pendarvis (04/27/06)
Joddie Ray Pendarvis died April 22, 2006, at his home in Mammoth Spring at the age of 81. He was born Oct. 24, 1924, in Fulton County, Ark., the son of the late William Allen "Jinks" and Bessie Gladis Collins Pendarvis. He was united in marriage Oct. 23, 1943, in Dell, Ark., to Trecie Eva Robinson. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Harold Dean Rogers (04/27/06)
Harold Dean Rogers, 65, of Evening Shade died April 20, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 27, 1940, at Cave City the son of Herbert Conley and Ruby Audrey Boles Rogers. He was the owner of The Rogers Shop at Evening Shade and was of the Baptist faith...
Billy S. Pickett (04/27/06)
Billy S. Pickett, 55, of Ravenden, died April 16, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 26, 1951, at Smithville, Ark., the son of Ernest Stavison and Dorthy Virginia (Bell) Pickett. He served in the United States Army, was a farmer, logger and of the Baptist faith...
Neta Ruth Schremmer (04/27/06)
Neta Ruth Schremmer, died April 18, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She was 79. She was born Feb. 15, 1927, in Saddle, Ark., the daughter of the late William and Ader Henry Earls. She was united in marriage to Frank Schremmer on May 5, 1990, in Mammoth Spring...
Marlyn John Agenten (04/27/06)
Marlyn John Agenten, 70, died April 15, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. He was the son of the late Fernen and the late Edna (White) Agenten. He served 23 years in the U.S. Army and later was employed as a truck driver for Shneider Trucking...
Claude Alan Thayer (04/27/06)
Claude Alan Thayer, 65, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Northwood, Iowa, died April 10, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Jan. 11, 1941, the son of Oscar and Lila Thayer in Belmond, Iowa. He was a mechanic and was of the Methodist faith...
Neta Ruth Schremmer (04/27/06)
Neta Ruth Schremmer, died April 18, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She was 79. She was born Feb. 15, 1927, in Saddle, Ark., the daughter of the late William and Ader Henry Earls. She was united in marriage to Frank Schremmer on May 5, 1990, in Mammoth Spring...
Joseph Craig Mask (04/27/06)
Joseph Craig Mask, of Ash Flat, son of Jeffrey Craig and Rebecca Jane Bailey Mask, was born on Oct. 24, 1983, in Salem, Ark. He died April 15, 2006, at his home near Ash Flat at the age of 22. He was a loving son, father and brother. He worked as a lawn caretaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Joddie Ray Pendarvis (04/27/06)
Joddie Ray Pendarvis died April 22, 2006, at his home in Mammoth Spring at the age of 81. He was born Oct. 24, 1924, in Fulton County, Ark., the son of the late William Allen "Jinks" and Bessie Gladis Collins Pendarvis. He was united in marriage Oct. 23, 1943, in Dell, Ark., to Trecie Eva Robinson. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Harold Dean Rogers (04/27/06)
Harold Dean Rogers, 65, of Evening Shade died April 20, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 27, 1940, at Cave City the son of Herbert Conley and Ruby Audrey Boles Rogers. He was the owner of The Rogers Shop at Evening Shade and was of the Baptist faith...
Richard Lee Theis Sr. (04/27/06)
Richard Lee Theis Sr., 68, of West Plains, Mo., son of the late Chester Lee and Myrtle Emma Simpson Theis, was born Jan. 28, 1938, in Kankakee, Ill. He died April 16, 2006, at his home in West Plains. He was a preacher. He served his country in the United States Navy and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Billy S. Pickett (04/27/06)
Billy S. Pickett, 55, of Ravenden, died April 16, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 26, 1951, at Smithville, Ark., the son of Ernest Stavison and Dorthy Virginia (Bell) Pickett. He served in the United States Army, was a farmer, logger and of the Baptist faith...
Louis Wendell Bias (04/27/06)
Louis Wendell Bias, 73, of Thayer was born Aug. 20, 1932, in Oklahoma, the son of the late Hersel Bias and Elvis Morgan-Bias. He died April 9, 2006, in Eureka Springs, Ark. He was a retired roofer, and was also a member of the Kinsmen Motorcycle Club...
Leroy Burch (04/27/06)
Leroy Burch of Wiseman, Ark., son of the late Arch M. and Bertha Hall Burch, was born Jan. 28, 1932, in Salem. He died April 16, 2006, at his home in Wiseman at the age of 74. Burch as united in marriage to Lena Fay Ray on Sept. 17, 1991, at Wiseman. He worked as an auto mechanic...
Florence Rose Gardner (04/27/06)
Florence Rose Gardner, 90, Ponchatoula, La., formerly of Cave City, died April 21, 2006, at the North Oaks Medical Center in Ponchatoula. She was born Sept. 29, 1915, at Mobley, Ark., to J.P. and Sarah James Rose. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Kelly Victor Graves (04/27/06)
Kelly Victor Graves, of Beaumont, Texas, son of Kelly Corneal and Jo Ann Cawvey Graves, was born on April 26, 1955, in Caraway, Ark. He died April 16, 2006, in Beaumont, at the age of 50. Graves was marred to Charlotte Wilt on June 5, 1999, at Salem. He worked as a radio disc jockey...
Edith Mae Cox (04/27/06)
Edith Mae Cox, 86, of Cherokee Village died April 20, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Cox was born on March 20, 1920, in Granite City, Ill. She worked many years in the automotive and aircraft industries. She was of the Baptist faith...
Cole Lane McNaughton (04/27/06)
Sandra McNaughton of Hardy and Jason Baldridge of Rockford, Ill., announced the birth of their son on April 19, 2006, at 7:30 p.m. at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Cole Lane McNaughton. He weighed 7 pounds, 5.5 ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long...
Hayden Paul Summers (04/27/06)
Stephen and Heather Summers of Willow Springs, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Hayden Paul. He was born at 7:53 a.m. April 17, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. His siblings are Bryson, 5, and Maylee, 2. Grandparents are Richard and Lois Bryson of Hardy and Vicki Summers of West Plains...
Hayden Paul Summers (04/27/06)
Stephen and Heather Summers of Willow Springs, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Hayden Paul. He was born at 7:53 a.m. April 17, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. His siblings are Bryson, 5, and Maylee, 2. Grandparents are Richard and Lois Bryson of Hardy and Vicki Summers of West Plains...
Cole Lane McNaughton (04/27/06)
Sandra McNaughton of Hardy and Jason Baldridge of Rockford, Ill., announced the birth of their son on April 19, 2006, at 7:30 p.m. at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Cole Lane McNaughton. He weighed 7 pounds, 5.5 ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long...
Buffet, Weatherford plan June wedding (04/27/06)
Dennis and Linda Weatherford of West Plains, Mo., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Lynn Weatherford, to Johnathan Wayne Buffett, son of Anthony and Beverly Buffett of Bucyrus, Mo. The bride's maternal grandparents are Rayburn and Wanda Holloway of Moko...
Hendon, Briggs to be married (04/27/06)
Tina Hendon and Curtis Briggs will exchange wedding vows at 11 a.m. May 6 at Mammoth Spring State Park. Tina Hendon is the daughter of Danny Hendon of Little Elm, Texas, and Diann (Redus) and Bruce Pickett of Myrtle. Curtis Briggs is the son of Denford and Mary Smith of Alton and Barb and Rodger Beauchamp of West Plains...
Buffet, Weatherford plan June wedding (04/27/06)
Dennis and Linda Weatherford of West Plains, Mo., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Lynn Weatherford, to Johnathan Wayne Buffett, son of Anthony and Beverly Buffett of Bucyrus, Mo. The bride's maternal grandparents are Rayburn and Wanda Holloway of Moko...
Hendon, Briggs to be married (04/27/06)
Tina Hendon and Curtis Briggs will exchange wedding vows at 11 a.m. May 6 at Mammoth Spring State Park. Tina Hendon is the daughter of Danny Hendon of Little Elm, Texas, and Diann (Redus) and Bruce Pickett of Myrtle. Curtis Briggs is the son of Denford and Mary Smith of Alton and Barb and Rodger Beauchamp of West Plains...
Boldly Going Nowhere (04/27/06)
The 1982 book Holy Blood, Holy Grail, by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln, speculates that Jesus Christ was married to Mary Magdalene and they had a female child. Mary Magdalene and the child fled to southern France after the crucifixion where the descendants of Jesus eventually established the Merovingian Dynasty (447-751) in France and were protected by a secret society called the Priory of Sion. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (04/27/06)
The 1982 book Holy Blood, Holy Grail, by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln, speculates that Jesus Christ was married to Mary Magdalene and they had a female child. Mary Magdalene and the child fled to southern France after the crucifixion where the descendants of Jesus eventually established the Merovingian Dynasty (447-751) in France and were protected by a secret society called the Priory of Sion. ...