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Stories from Thursday, May 18, 2006

Level 4 sex offender jailed (05/18/06)
A level 4 sex offender will spend the next year in jail after being sentenced in Fulton County Circuit Court May 8 on charges of failing to notify authorities of his whereabouts. Fulton County Circuit Court Judge Tim Weaver sentenced John Robert Green, 70, of Viola to one year in the Arkansas Department of Correction for failing to register as a sex offender, a class D felony...
We remember ... (05/18/06)
IN MEMORY: Sharp County officers salute Cave City Police Officer Jeff Richardson who died in the line of duty in 1993 while assisting in a chase. In observance of National Police Officer Week Sharp County officials held their 13th annual Police Officer Memorial Service at the courthouse May 15. Photo/Wulff...
Asking for your vote (05/18/06)
Candidates for the position of Izard County sheriff in the Democratic primary election are challenger Rick Kimble and incumbent Tate Lawrence. Following are their responses to four questions posed by Areawide Media: What do you have to offer that your opponent does not?...
He's a winner (05/18/06)
ALTON -- Alton fifth grader Frank Alford received more than writing and English awards at the fifth grade awards assembly at the school May 8. Frank, mom, dad and younger brother James have been awarded a four- night, five-day all expense paid trip to Branson...
New superintendent for Couch schools (05/18/06)
MYRTLE -- The Couch School District has hired a new superintendent. Tom Bull will take over the duties from Rolla Fraley starting July 1. Fraley will leave the position to become superintendent in another school district. Bull was hired by the school board May 4 with a one-year contract...
McDaniel vies for attorney general (05/18/06)
Attorney General candidate Dustin McDaniel (D-Jonesboro) says he wants to represent rural Arkansas in the Attorney General's Office. He spoke about that and many other issues during a May 10 interview at the Salem offices of The News. "People in rural Arkansas feel like they've been forgotten," McDaniel said. ...
Drug testing approved (05/18/06)
Salem students who want to participate in extracurricular activities or park their cars on campus will be required to submit to random drug testing in the fall. The Salem School Board unanimously passed the new policy at the May 15 Salem School board meeting at the superintendent's office...
Second arrest warrant issued (05/18/06)
Authorities have charged a Glencoe man with battery and have issued an arrest warrant for his girlfriend in connection with the April 30 beating of a Salem man. Authorities said Jacob D. Acord, 26, of Glencoe and his girlfriend, Rachel Higginbotham, 21, of Horseshoe Bend, attacked Rick Roberts, 50, of Salem as he began to leave the Royal Order of the Moose Lodge on Highway 62 East of Salem...
Manslaughter charges dropped (05/18/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- A manslaughter case against a Thayer man has been dropped after he was deemed incompetent to stand trial. Kenneth R. Martin was charged last year with felony manslaughter and felony second degree assault. On Nov. 18, 2005, Oregon County Associate Judge Jo Beth Prewitt ordered Martin, 24, to undergo a mental evaluation by the Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center to see if he was competent to stand trial on the charges brought against him. ...
From fence to fence: (05/18/06)
From fence to fence: Clifford Barringer of North Little Rock speaks to Fulton County Deputy James Cantrell about the May 12 wreck he was in minutes earlier. Barringer told authorities he swerved his 1988 GMC Suburban to avoid a deer on Highway 62 near Agnos and went through a fence and through a field, coming to a stop near another barbed wire fence approximately 100 yards away. Photo/Price...
Floodplain revisions questioned (05/18/06)
THAYER -- A difference of opinion and some finger pointing highlighted the Thayer City Council meeting May 9. Thayer resident Joe Barbee contacted City Hall and asked to be on the May council agenda with concerns related to floodplain revisions in the city. An unexpected family emergency kept Barbee from attending the meeting...
Land use plan draws criticism (05/18/06)
The fate of the Fulton County land use plan is uncertain after the Land Planning Committee and Quorum Court meetings at the Fulton County Courthouse May 8. The Land Use Planning Committee met before and after the Quorum Court meeting to discuss the plan with the public, discussion which became a heated exchange at times...
Asking for your vote (05/18/06)
Candidates for the position of Fulton County sheriff in the Democratic primary election are challenger Terry Dailey and incumbent Walter Dillinger. Following are their responses to four questions posed by Areawide Media: What do you have to offer that your opponent does not?...
A new taste ... (05/18/06)
GRANT: The Missouri Sheep Merchandising Council has awarded the Couch High School Family and Consumer Science department a grant of $200. Teacher Teresa Holder said the grant will be used to purchase American lamb meat. She said the sheep council thinks if consumption of lamb is going to increase the effort needs to start with young people. ...
Floodplain revisions questioned (05/18/06)
THAYER -- A difference of opinion and some finger pointing highlighted the Thayer City Council meeting May 9. Thayer resident Joe Barbee contacted City Hall and asked to be on the May council agenda with concerns related to floodplain revisions in the city. An unexpected family emergency kept Barbee from attending the meeting...
Land use plan draws criticism (05/18/06)
The fate of the Fulton County land use plan is uncertain after the Land Planning Committee and Quorum Court meetings at the Fulton County Courthouse May 8. The Land Use Planning Committee met before and after the Quorum Court meeting to discuss the plan with the public, discussion which became a heated exchange at times...
McDaniel vies for attorney general (05/18/06)
Attorney General candidate Dustin McDaniel (D-Jonesboro) says he wants to represent rural Arkansas in the Attorney General's Office. He spoke about that and many other issues during a May 10 interview at the Salem offices of The News. "People in rural Arkansas feel like they've been forgotten," McDaniel said. ...
He's a winner (05/18/06)
ALTON -- Alton fifth grader Frank Alford received more than writing and English awards at the fifth grade awards assembly at the school May 8. Frank, mom, dad and younger brother James have been awarded a four- night, five-day all expense paid trip to Branson...
Second arrest warrant issued (05/18/06)
Authorities have charged a Glencoe man with battery and have issued an arrest warrant for his girlfriend in connection with the April 30 beating of a Salem man. Authorities said Jacob D. Acord, 26, of Glencoe and his girlfriend, Rachel Higginbotham, 21, of Horseshoe Bend, attacked Rick Roberts, 50, of Salem as he began to leave the Royal Order of the Moose Lodge on Highway 62 East of Salem...
Asking for your vote (05/18/06)
Candidates for the position of Izard County sheriff in the Democratic primary election are challenger Rick Kimble and incumbent Tate Lawrence. Following are their responses to four questions posed by Areawide Media: What do you have to offer that your opponent does not?...
Asking for your vote (05/18/06)
Candidates for the position of Fulton County sheriff in the Democratic primary election are challenger Terry Dailey and incumbent Walter Dillinger. Following are their responses to four questions posed by Areawide Media: What do you have to offer that your opponent does not?...
Level 4 sex offender jailed (05/18/06)
A level 4 sex offender will spend the next year in jail after being sentenced in Fulton County Circuit Court May 8 on charges of failing to notify authorities of his whereabouts. Fulton County Circuit Court Judge Tim Weaver sentenced John Robert Green, 70, of Viola to one year in the Arkansas Department of Correction for failing to register as a sex offender, a class D felony...
New superintendent for Couch schools (05/18/06)
MYRTLE -- The Couch School District has hired a new superintendent. Tom Bull will take over the duties from Rolla Fraley starting July 1. Fraley will leave the position to become superintendent in another school district. Bull was hired by the school board May 4 with a one-year contract...
Drug testing approved (05/18/06)
Salem students who want to participate in extracurricular activities or park their cars on campus will be required to submit to random drug testing in the fall. The Salem School Board unanimously passed the new policy at the May 15 Salem School board meeting at the superintendent's office...
From fence to fence: (05/18/06)
From fence to fence: Clifford Barringer of North Little Rock speaks to Fulton County Deputy James Cantrell about the May 12 wreck he was in minutes earlier. Barringer told authorities he swerved his 1988 GMC Suburban to avoid a deer on Highway 62 near Agnos and went through a fence and through a field, coming to a stop near another barbed wire fence approximately 100 yards away. Photo/Price...
A new taste ... (05/18/06)
GRANT: The Missouri Sheep Merchandising Council has awarded the Couch High School Family and Consumer Science department a grant of $200. Teacher Teresa Holder said the grant will be used to purchase American lamb meat. She said the sheep council thinks if consumption of lamb is going to increase the effort needs to start with young people. ...
Manslaughter charges dropped (05/18/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- A manslaughter case against a Thayer man has been dropped after he was deemed incompetent to stand trial. Kenneth R. Martin was charged last year with felony manslaughter and felony second degree assault. On Nov. 18, 2005, Oregon County Associate Judge Jo Beth Prewitt ordered Martin, 24, to undergo a mental evaluation by the Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center to see if he was competent to stand trial on the charges brought against him. ...
We remember ... (05/18/06)
IN MEMORY: Sharp County officers salute Cave City Police Officer Jeff Richardson who died in the line of duty in 1993 while assisting in a chase. In observance of National Police Officer Week Sharp County officials held their 13th annual Police Officer Memorial Service at the courthouse May 15. Photo/Wulff...
Hensley, Shannon to exchange wedding vows (05/18/06)
Tim Shannon and Jessica Hensley announce their wedding plans for May 27 at 1:30 p.m. at Salem City Park. Tim is the son of Rhonda and the late Mike Shannon. Jessica is the daughter of Gary and Debbie Hensley. No invitations will be sent. All friends and family are invited to attend...
Madden completes basic training (05/18/06)
Air Force Airman Dustin C. Madden has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Madden is the son of Robert and Kelly Madden of Mammoth Spring. He is a 2005 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches; and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.. ...
Donations accepted (05/18/06)
Interested persons are asked to mail their contributions for the upkeep of the Salem Cemetery to the Salem Cemetery Association at P.O. Box 303, Salem, AR 72576.
Bates to celebrate 90th birthday (05/18/06)
The community is invited to attend the 90th birthday celebration for Cleffie Bates. "Come and help our family of five generations honor its oldest member," said a family member. Guests can drop in any time between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. May 21 at the Myron Baptist Church gymnasium. Grandma Cleffie will be 90 years old on May 23...
Madden completes basic training (05/18/06)
Air Force Airman Dustin C. Madden has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Madden is the son of Robert and Kelly Madden of Mammoth Spring. He is a 2005 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches; and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.. ...
Donations accepted (05/18/06)
Interested persons are asked to mail their contributions for the upkeep of the Salem Cemetery to the Salem Cemetery Association at P.O. Box 303, Salem, AR 72576.
Hensley, Shannon to exchange wedding vows (05/18/06)
Tim Shannon and Jessica Hensley announce their wedding plans for May 27 at 1:30 p.m. at Salem City Park. Tim is the son of Rhonda and the late Mike Shannon. Jessica is the daughter of Gary and Debbie Hensley. No invitations will be sent. All friends and family are invited to attend...
Bates to celebrate 90th birthday (05/18/06)
The community is invited to attend the 90th birthday celebration for Cleffie Bates. "Come and help our family of five generations honor its oldest member," said a family member. Guests can drop in any time between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. May 21 at the Myron Baptist Church gymnasium. Grandma Cleffie will be 90 years old on May 23...
Black bass, squirrel season set to open (05/18/06)
For Missourians who enjoy catching hard-fighting smallmouth bass or hunting for the main ingredient of fried squirrel, the Memorial Day weekend is a much-anticipated annual event. For those who fancy both activities it can create a quandary. The best solution is to do both, float-fishing their favorite stream while taking time out along the way to pursue bushytails. Both the black bass and squirrel seasons open May 27...
Monster crappie could be record (05/18/06)
John Horstman had not been pumping iron before he hooked a state-record black crappie, but he got a little workout landing the fish, which broke Missouri's state pole-and-line record and could be an international record, too. Horstman and his son Doug were on a sort of annual trip April 21. ...
Fishing For a Cure slated (05/18/06)
The Izard County Government will hold Fishing For a Cure, a Relay For Life fishing tournament, May 20 at the Lindsey Trout Dock on Chessman Ferry Road in Calico Rock. Registration is at 7 a.m., with fishing starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. The entry fee is $15 per person...
Black bass, squirrel season set to open (05/18/06)
For Missourians who enjoy catching hard-fighting smallmouth bass or hunting for the main ingredient of fried squirrel, the Memorial Day weekend is a much-anticipated annual event. For those who fancy both activities it can create a quandary. The best solution is to do both, float-fishing their favorite stream while taking time out along the way to pursue bushytails. Both the black bass and squirrel seasons open May 27...
Fishing For a Cure slated (05/18/06)
The Izard County Government will hold Fishing For a Cure, a Relay For Life fishing tournament, May 20 at the Lindsey Trout Dock on Chessman Ferry Road in Calico Rock. Registration is at 7 a.m., with fishing starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. The entry fee is $15 per person...
Monster crappie could be record (05/18/06)
John Horstman had not been pumping iron before he hooked a state-record black crappie, but he got a little workout landing the fish, which broke Missouri's state pole-and-line record and could be an international record, too. Horstman and his son Doug were on a sort of annual trip April 21. ...
Richard Ernst Waibel (05/18/06)
Richard Ernst Waibel 88, of Cherokee Village died May 2, 2006, in Batesville. He was a pressman for Cooply Press in San Diego and a tool and die maker. He is survived by his wife, Laura Mae Waibel; a daughter, Diane Wilderson of Bonita, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Jessica and Robert Morrison of Clovis, Calif...
Alvin Richard Ash (05/18/06)
Alvin Richard Ash, 60, of Mammoth Spring was born Jan. 22, 1946, in Blytheville, Ark., and died May 9, 2006, at his home. Survivors include two children, Tina Campbell of Troy, Mo., and Scott Ash of Jacksonville, Ark.; three sisters, Patsy Hopper of Mammoth Spring, Alice Jones of Blytheville, and Glenda Gross of Jacksonville; one brother, Ricky Ash of Blytheville; two grandchildren, Courtney and Kyle Campbell of Troy; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Alice Orr (05/18/06)
Alice Orr of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Sam Hale Williams and Louisa Alice Taylor Williams, was born Nov. 1, 1913, in Mitchell, Ark. She died May 8, 2006, at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Lloyd Hutson in 1928, just before her 15th birthday. To this union, two children were born. He preceded her in death in 1935...
Donald Webster Ellzey (05/18/06)
Donald Webster Ellzey Sr., son of the late Thomas R. Ellzey and Annie Mae Grayson Ellzey, was born Oct. 23, 1950, in Jones County, Miss. He died May 2, 2006, in Mountain Home at the age of 55. He served in the United Sates Army during the Vietnam War. Ellzey was a commercial truck driver...
Beulah Jane Couch (05/18/06)
Beulah Jane Couch died May 5, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age of 97. She was born Feb. 27, 1909, in Cabool, Mo., the daughter of the late John W. and Maude Latham Rackley. She was united in marriage Dec. 24, 1931, in Cabool to John L. Couch, who preceded her in death March 29, 1977...
Wilda Maxine Fiscus (05/18/06)
Wilda Maxine Fiscus, 83, of Williford died May 10, 2006, in Horseshoe Bend. Fiscus was a registered nurse with Baptist Memorial Hospital. She is survived by son Don Fiscus of Ozark Acres; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, John D. and Bessie Crabtree Maynard...
Carl Jay Brand IV (05/18/06)
Carl J. Brand IV, 45, of Evening Shade died May 10, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Sept. 19, 1960, at Newport, Ark., the son of Carl J. Brand III and Barbara Pay-singer Brand. He was a truck driver for Willis Shaw Express, a veteran of the United States Air Force, life member of the National Rifle Association, life member of the North American Hunting Club and a member of the Church of Christ...
Dixie Louise Quillin (05/18/06)
Dixie Louise Quillin, 90, died May 10, 2006. Quillin spent most of her adult life residing in Memphis, Tenn., where she retired from the Kellogg Co. She spent her early retirement years in Cherokee Village. She attended a weekly Bible study at Pleasant Hills Retirement Center in Little Rock, her home for the last 10 years of her life...
Ione E. Myers (05/18/06)
Ione E. Myers, 85, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 24, 1920, and passed away May 7, 2006. Survivors include three children, James Leroy Myers, Geraldeen Lorrain Myers Winfree and Michelle Lynn Myers Bailey; one grandson, Richard Gilbert Walters; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Karen Faye Harris (05/18/06)
Karen Faye Harris, 47, of Marked Tree, Ark., daughter of the late Roy Berlin and Reba Lorene Gray Marrs, was born on Feb. 5, 1959, in Wilson, Ark. She died May 14, 2006, at her home in Marked Tree. She was a loving mother, sister and grandmother. She worked as cashier for a convenience store...
Betty Sue Cate Hall (05/18/06)
Betty Sue Cate Hall, 76, of Cherokee Village died May 11, 2006, at her residence. She was a former resident of West Memphis, Ark. Hall was born in Forrest City, Ark., on May 3, 1930, the daughter of Ottie and Ethel Mahan Cate. She was a homemaker who loved to arrange flowers and was the former Chairman of the Crittenden Republican Party for many years. She was a member of the Timely Club, Hardy Garden Club and Hardy United Methodist Church...
Damon Theo Jones (05/18/06)
Damon Theo Jones, 80, of Cherokee Village died May 11, 2006, at Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis. He was born Sept. 10, 1925, at Melbourne the son of Sim and Francis Elizabeth Jackson Jones. He was retired from Con Agra Foods in Batesville and a member of the Pioneer Free Will Baptist Church at Ash Flat...
Ralph A. Blizard (05/18/06)
Ralph A. Blizard, 99, of Cherokee Village died May 8, 2006, at his residence.He was born June 4, 1906 in Moline, Kan., the son of the late Ed and Orpha Bell (Magee) Blizard. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country during World War II...
Kenneth Clodfelter (05/18/06)
Kenneth Lee Clodfelter, son of Harvey Robert Clodfelter and Mary Louise Wynn Clodfelter, was born March 10, 1959, in Baltimore, Md., He died May 6, 2006, at Regional Medical Center in Tennessee, at the age of 47. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Hamilton in 1983, in Secunda, South Africa. To this union one daughter was born...
Betty Kay Hill (05/18/06)
Betty Kay Hill, of Mammoth Spring, daughter of the late George Arthur and Cecil Gertrude Cole Campbell, was born Jan. 13, 1944, in Denver Colo. She died May 11, 2006, at Mammoth Spring at the age of 62. She was united in marriage to William Robert Hill in Lakewood, Colo., and to this union four children were born. She worked as a seamstress at the Tri-County Shirt Company. She was of the Baptist faith...
Jo Ella Todd (05/18/06)
Jo Ella Todd, 72, of Wiseman, daughter of the late Eural Claude and Nobia Beatrice Sellars Bookout, was born on Aug. 15, 1933, in Violet Hill, Ark. She died on May 12, 2006, at Salem. She was united in marriage to Granville G. Todd on June 6, 1952, at Melbourne, and to this union, two daughters were born...
Alvin Richard Ash (05/18/06)
Alvin Richard Ash, 60, of Mammoth Spring was born Jan. 22, 1946, in Blytheville, Ark., and died May 9, 2006, at his home. Survivors include two children, Tina Campbell of Troy, Mo., and Scott Ash of Jacksonville, Ark.; three sisters, Patsy Hopper of Mammoth Spring, Alice Jones of Blytheville, and Glenda Gross of Jacksonville; one brother, Ricky Ash of Blytheville; two grandchildren, Courtney and Kyle Campbell of Troy; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Jo Ella Todd (05/18/06)
Jo Ella Todd, 72, of Wiseman, daughter of the late Eural Claude and Nobia Beatrice Sellars Bookout, was born on Aug. 15, 1933, in Violet Hill, Ark. She died on May 12, 2006, at Salem. She was united in marriage to Granville G. Todd on June 6, 1952, at Melbourne, and to this union, two daughters were born...
Ralph A. Blizard (05/18/06)
Ralph A. Blizard, 99, of Cherokee Village died May 8, 2006, at his residence.He was born June 4, 1906 in Moline, Kan., the son of the late Ed and Orpha Bell (Magee) Blizard. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country during World War II...
Kenneth Clodfelter (05/18/06)
Kenneth Lee Clodfelter, son of Harvey Robert Clodfelter and Mary Louise Wynn Clodfelter, was born March 10, 1959, in Baltimore, Md., He died May 6, 2006, at Regional Medical Center in Tennessee, at the age of 47. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Hamilton in 1983, in Secunda, South Africa. To this union one daughter was born...
Beulah Jane Couch (05/18/06)
Beulah Jane Couch died May 5, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age of 97. She was born Feb. 27, 1909, in Cabool, Mo., the daughter of the late John W. and Maude Latham Rackley. She was united in marriage Dec. 24, 1931, in Cabool to John L. Couch, who preceded her in death March 29, 1977...
Alice Orr (05/18/06)
Alice Orr of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Sam Hale Williams and Louisa Alice Taylor Williams, was born Nov. 1, 1913, in Mitchell, Ark. She died May 8, 2006, at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Lloyd Hutson in 1928, just before her 15th birthday. To this union, two children were born. He preceded her in death in 1935...
Donald Webster Ellzey (05/18/06)
Donald Webster Ellzey Sr., son of the late Thomas R. Ellzey and Annie Mae Grayson Ellzey, was born Oct. 23, 1950, in Jones County, Miss. He died May 2, 2006, in Mountain Home at the age of 55. He served in the United Sates Army during the Vietnam War. Ellzey was a commercial truck driver...
Richard Ernst Waibel (05/18/06)
Richard Ernst Waibel 88, of Cherokee Village died May 2, 2006, in Batesville. He was a pressman for Cooply Press in San Diego and a tool and die maker. He is survived by his wife, Laura Mae Waibel; a daughter, Diane Wilderson of Bonita, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Jessica and Robert Morrison of Clovis, Calif...
Dixie Louise Quillin (05/18/06)
Dixie Louise Quillin, 90, died May 10, 2006. Quillin spent most of her adult life residing in Memphis, Tenn., where she retired from the Kellogg Co. She spent her early retirement years in Cherokee Village. She attended a weekly Bible study at Pleasant Hills Retirement Center in Little Rock, her home for the last 10 years of her life...
Betty Kay Hill (05/18/06)
Betty Kay Hill, of Mammoth Spring, daughter of the late George Arthur and Cecil Gertrude Cole Campbell, was born Jan. 13, 1944, in Denver Colo. She died May 11, 2006, at Mammoth Spring at the age of 62. She was united in marriage to William Robert Hill in Lakewood, Colo., and to this union four children were born. She worked as a seamstress at the Tri-County Shirt Company. She was of the Baptist faith...
Wilda Maxine Fiscus (05/18/06)
Wilda Maxine Fiscus, 83, of Williford died May 10, 2006, in Horseshoe Bend. Fiscus was a registered nurse with Baptist Memorial Hospital. She is survived by son Don Fiscus of Ozark Acres; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, John D. and Bessie Crabtree Maynard...
Damon Theo Jones (05/18/06)
Damon Theo Jones, 80, of Cherokee Village died May 11, 2006, at Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis. He was born Sept. 10, 1925, at Melbourne the son of Sim and Francis Elizabeth Jackson Jones. He was retired from Con Agra Foods in Batesville and a member of the Pioneer Free Will Baptist Church at Ash Flat...
Carl Jay Brand IV (05/18/06)
Carl J. Brand IV, 45, of Evening Shade died May 10, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Sept. 19, 1960, at Newport, Ark., the son of Carl J. Brand III and Barbara Pay-singer Brand. He was a truck driver for Willis Shaw Express, a veteran of the United States Air Force, life member of the National Rifle Association, life member of the North American Hunting Club and a member of the Church of Christ...
Ione E. Myers (05/18/06)
Ione E. Myers, 85, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 24, 1920, and passed away May 7, 2006. Survivors include three children, James Leroy Myers, Geraldeen Lorrain Myers Winfree and Michelle Lynn Myers Bailey; one grandson, Richard Gilbert Walters; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Karen Faye Harris (05/18/06)
Karen Faye Harris, 47, of Marked Tree, Ark., daughter of the late Roy Berlin and Reba Lorene Gray Marrs, was born on Feb. 5, 1959, in Wilson, Ark. She died May 14, 2006, at her home in Marked Tree. She was a loving mother, sister and grandmother. She worked as cashier for a convenience store...
Betty Sue Cate Hall (05/18/06)
Betty Sue Cate Hall, 76, of Cherokee Village died May 11, 2006, at her residence. She was a former resident of West Memphis, Ark. Hall was born in Forrest City, Ark., on May 3, 1930, the daughter of Ottie and Ethel Mahan Cate. She was a homemaker who loved to arrange flowers and was the former Chairman of the Crittenden Republican Party for many years. She was a member of the Timely Club, Hardy Garden Club and Hardy United Methodist Church...
Alexis LeAnn West (05/18/06)
Jonathan and Canea West of Ash Flat announce the birth of a daughter on May 6, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Alexis LeAnn West. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandparents are Lanny and Val West, Christine and Art Peterson and Eugene and Kelly McCord...
Anthony Edward Hopper (05/18/06)
Anthony Edward Hopper was born April 21, 2006, in the Woodlands, Texas. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Parents are Robert and Lizeth Hopper of Spring, Texas. Grandparents are Rocio and Enrique Tapia of Houston, Texas, and Max and Nancy Hopper of Thayer, Mo...
Kenzley Suzanne Melton (05/18/06)
Jacy Victoria Melton announces the birth of her sister, Kenzley Suzanne Melton. Kenzley was born in Poplar Bluff, Mo., April 4, 2006, at 10:09 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long. Proud parents are Drs. Derek and Kayla Melton...
Cooper Wayne Carter (05/18/06)
Misti and Ross Carter of Glencoe have announced the birth of their son, Cooper Wayne Carter, at 9:1l p.m. Jan. 26, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and measured 19-3/4 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brother, Rhett, and sister, Tressie...
Mathises to celebrate 50 years of marriage (05/18/06)
Jerry and Barbara Mathis of Hardy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 20. Jerry Mathis and the former Barbara Utley were married May 21, 1956, at Southern Baptist College. Mr. Mathis retired from Arkansas State University and Mrs. Mathis retired from Nettleton School in 1988 and they moved to Hardy...
Anthony Edward Hopper (05/18/06)
Anthony Edward Hopper was born April 21, 2006, in the Woodlands, Texas. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Parents are Robert and Lizeth Hopper of Spring, Texas. Grandparents are Rocio and Enrique Tapia of Houston, Texas, and Max and Nancy Hopper of Thayer, Mo...
Kenzley Suzanne Melton (05/18/06)
Jacy Victoria Melton announces the birth of her sister, Kenzley Suzanne Melton. Kenzley was born in Poplar Bluff, Mo., April 4, 2006, at 10:09 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long. Proud parents are Drs. Derek and Kayla Melton...
Cooper Wayne Carter (05/18/06)
Misti and Ross Carter of Glencoe have announced the birth of their son, Cooper Wayne Carter, at 9:1l p.m. Jan. 26, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and measured 19-3/4 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brother, Rhett, and sister, Tressie...
Mathises to celebrate 50 years of marriage (05/18/06)
Jerry and Barbara Mathis of Hardy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 20. Jerry Mathis and the former Barbara Utley were married May 21, 1956, at Southern Baptist College. Mr. Mathis retired from Arkansas State University and Mrs. Mathis retired from Nettleton School in 1988 and they moved to Hardy...
Alexis LeAnn West (05/18/06)
Jonathan and Canea West of Ash Flat announce the birth of a daughter on May 6, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Alexis LeAnn West. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandparents are Lanny and Val West, Christine and Art Peterson and Eugene and Kelly McCord...
Mayenscheins to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary (05/18/06)
Maxene and Daryl Mayenschein will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary June 4. They were married June 4, 1936, in West Lima, Wis. Darryl worked 41 years at Abott Laboratories and Maxene the last 11 years. They both retired in December 1972. They built a home on the lake near Manitorvish Waters, Wis., and lived there 10 years then moved to Cherokee Village...
Andersonscelebrate 50th wedding anniversary (05/18/06)
Bob and Jeanie Anderson, owners of Alton Florist in Alton, Mo., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 26. Bob Anderson and Jeanie Combs were married May 26, 1956, at Marks, Miss. No special event is being planned. However, cards would be appreciated. The address is Route 2, Box 2144, Alton, MO 65606...
Mayenscheins to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary (05/18/06)
Maxene and Daryl Mayenschein will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary June 4. They were married June 4, 1936, in West Lima, Wis. Darryl worked 41 years at Abott Laboratories and Maxene the last 11 years. They both retired in December 1972. They built a home on the lake near Manitorvish Waters, Wis., and lived there 10 years then moved to Cherokee Village...
Andersonscelebrate 50th wedding anniversary (05/18/06)
Bob and Jeanie Anderson, owners of Alton Florist in Alton, Mo., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 26. Bob Anderson and Jeanie Combs were married May 26, 1956, at Marks, Miss. No special event is being planned. However, cards would be appreciated. The address is Route 2, Box 2144, Alton, MO 65606...
Boldly Going Nowhere (05/18/06)
The top 10 ways to live longer, according to Forbes.com, are as follows: 1) Don't oversleep -- A study in the Archives of General Psychology reported that people who sleep between six and seven hours per night live the longest. Personally, I sleep about 10 hours per night. That way, I only need to take two naps during the day, plus I spend so much time in bed that I'm not as likely to be run over by a truck...
Boldly Going Nowhere (05/18/06)
The top 10 ways to live longer, according to Forbes.com, are as follows: 1) Don't oversleep -- A study in the Archives of General Psychology reported that people who sleep between six and seven hours per night live the longest. Personally, I sleep about 10 hours per night. That way, I only need to take two naps during the day, plus I spend so much time in bed that I'm not as likely to be run over by a truck...