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Stories from Thursday, June 15, 2006

Students learn about their town (06/15/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Third graders at Mammoth Spring Elementary School ended the school year in traditional fashion with a study of the history of the city. Teacher Peggy Rogers said many activities were enjoyed during the study. Dale Rogers brought his 1930 Model A truck to school and gave students a ride around the playground. He explained the manufacturing and features of the truck and how the vehicle met the needs of people during that time period...
Hutchinson visits with residents (06/15/06)
At a brief visit at Cherokee Lodge, Asa Hutchinson, Republican candidate for governor, vowed to keep seniors first. "We're blessed to have our senior citizens," he said to a crowd of 25 to 30. "It is important for our seniors to have dignity and independence as long as they can."...
6-year-old drowns (06/15/06)
The Spring River claimed the life of a 6-year-old boy June 10. Norris McGhee Jr. of Germantown, Tenn., died after getting caught in a crevice in a rock shelf of the river, Police Chief Ernie Rose said. When Rose arrived Norris McGhee Sr. told Rose he found his son "in a hole in the river," Rose said...
Cycling for a cause (06/15/06)
Going Cross Country: Gracie Sorbello pedaled her way through Sharp and Fulton County on her unicycle June 8. Sorbello is going across the country to collect funds and raise awareness for the Leukemia and Lyphoma Society. Photo/Price Residents in Sharp and Fulton County might have noticed an interesting sight June 8, a young woman riding barefoot on a unicycle along the side of the highway...
Stone County teen wins Mustang (06/15/06)
Winner: Lynsey Martin stands with Freedom Ford owners Jack Yancey, right, and David Miller by the 2006 Mustang she won in the Strive to Drive contest. Martin drew the correct key from a bowl full of keys along with 19 other competitors May 27. A Stone County student is the owner of a new 2006 Mustang courtesy of Freedom Ford in Melbourne. Lynsey Martin of Onia, Ark., won the Mustang May 27 by drawing the correct key...
Search continues (06/15/06)
A Mammoth Spring man who led law enforcement officers on a car chase and is alleged to have thrown drugs and drug paraphernalia out of his car window last March is still at large. Shane Shipp, 36, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, felony possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor criminal mischief...
Viola woman has recipe in American Profile (06/15/06)
A Viola woman's holiday recipe is one of the many featured in the new American Profile Hometown Cookbook: A Celebration of America's Table. Kathy Antus, 56, of Viola submitted her recipe, dubbed Mom's Cranberry Bread, last year to American Profile for its recipe contest...
Phipps honored for 40 years of service (06/15/06)
THAYER -- Long time Thayer street department employee Darrell Phipps was honored June 5 for working for the city for 40 years. Cake was served at the street shed in the city and Phipps was presented a new watch and a knife with his name on it. Phipps, 57, is a 1966 graduate of Koshkonong High School. He was hired by former Thayer Mayor Ted Sullivan June 14, 1966...
Drug charges filed against Kansas City man (06/15/06)
ALTON -- John Harrison, 23, of Kansas City was arrested on drug charges May 29 at Boze Mill. Harrison has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, opium; and misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Deputies Randy Vater and Clint Simmons were patrolling near the Eleven Point River at Boze Mill when they encountered Harrison walking toward them on one of the walking trails...
Phipps honored for 40 years of service (06/15/06)
THAYER -- Long time Thayer street department employee Darrell Phipps was honored June 5 for working for the city for 40 years. Cake was served at the street shed in the city and Phipps was presented a new watch and a knife with his name on it. Phipps, 57, is a 1966 graduate of Koshkonong High School. He was hired by former Thayer Mayor Ted Sullivan June 14, 1966...
Pitching in ... (06/15/06)
Recycling: County employee Zack Branscum helps Gail Plumlee of Salem load her newspaper into a recycling bin provided by White River Planning. Fulton County Judge Charles Willett said the bin will be available every Tuesday at the intersection of Highway 63 and 62 B at the old county shop, across the highway from Skyvue in Salem. Photo/Price...
Life was hard during the Depression ...The CCC offered much needed jobs (06/15/06)
CCC CAMP: William Stone of Mammoth Spring spent three years at the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp at Devil's Den State Park when he was young man. Stone, driving a CAT tractor, did much of the road work at the park. A recent trip to Devil's Den State Park in Washington County, Ark., by Mammoth Spring resident William Stone with his wife Thelma and son Michael brought back a lot of memories to Stone...
School may not be best neighbor (06/15/06)
The new Melbourne High School may be an obstacle to attracting prospective employers looking into the former Boeing facility, according to Barbara Merrick with Entergy's office of economic development. Merrick addressed a gathering of business and political leaders as well as members of the Central Ozarks Task Force for Economic Development at the former Boeing plant in Melbourne June 12...
$92,000 grant will buy radio equipment (06/15/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County presiding Commissioner Leo Warren announced last week that the county has received a grant for radio equipment designed for interoperable communications. Oregon County Emergency Preparedness Director Eric King said in the future this should allow offices and agencies such as the sheriff's department, fire department, transportation and conservation departments and utility companies to all be able to communicate in an emergency over their radios...
The News offers special subscription rate (06/15/06)
This is the annual saturation issue of The News, sent to every Fulton and Izard County residence. The special promotion is designed to showcase The News for residents not already familiar with its content, according to Publisher Janie Flynn. The News, which is delivered each Thursday, is the most complete source of Fulton/Izard County news and information...
Alzheimer's -- the slow goodbye (06/15/06)
Clad in a red and navy plaid flannel shirt, a pair of navy Dickie's trousers and a pair of workboots, Samuel Bunch finished tending his garden filled with tomatoes, cucumbers, turnips and cabbage before making his way to the house. Once inside he sat in his large leather recliner and began talking with his granddaughter, Chrissy, about the first few years after he and her grandmother were married...
Spiffin' it up (06/15/06)
FACE LIFT: Jim Pace of Pace Construction of Thayer is doing the renovation on the Beck Theater building and four office buildings on Chestnut Street. The building have been purchased by the Steed Brothers. The project has been in the works for three weeks and Butch Steed said he is hoping to have it complete in approximately three more weeks...
Job well done ... (06/15/06)
HONORED: Darrell Phipps and employee of the Thayer street department was honored by officials from City Hall and fellow workers May 5. He was presented a new watch and a knife with his name on it. Phipps has worked for the city for 40 years. See story back page...
Hutchinson visits with residents (06/15/06)
At a brief visit at Cherokee Lodge, Asa Hutchinson, Republican candidate for governor, vowed to keep seniors first. "We're blessed to have our senior citizens," he said to a crowd of 25 to 30. "It is important for our seniors to have dignity and independence as long as they can."...
Mapping issue tabled (06/15/06)
Izard County has the capability to map itself, according to Izard County Office of Emergency Management Deputy Coordinator Josh Lung. Lung spoke to the quorum court June 6 about numbering houses throughout the county. The purpose of the numbering is to make homes in the county easier to find for law enforcement and emergency personnel in the event of an emergency...
Stone County teen wins Mustang (06/15/06)
Winner: Lynsey Martin stands with Freedom Ford owners Jack Yancey, right, and David Miller by the 2006 Mustang she won in the Strive to Drive contest. Martin drew the correct key from a bowl full of keys along with 19 other competitors May 27. A Stone County student is the owner of a new 2006 Mustang courtesy of Freedom Ford in Melbourne. Lynsey Martin of Onia, Ark., won the Mustang May 27 by drawing the correct key...
Unicycler on a journey for a cause (06/15/06)
Going Cross Country: Gracie Sorbello pedaled her way through Sharp and Fulton County on her unicycle June 8. Sorbello is going across the country to collect funds and raise awareness for the Leukemia and Lyphoma Society. Photo/Price Residents in Sharp and Fulton County might have noticed an interesting sight June 8, a young woman riding barefoot on a unicycle along the side of the highway...
Students learn about their town (06/15/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Third graders at Mammoth Spring Elementary School ended the school year in traditional fashion with a study of the history of the city. Teacher Peggy Rogers said many activities were enjoyed during the study. Dale Rogers brought his 1930 Model A truck to school and gave students a ride around the playground. He explained the manufacturing and features of the truck and how the vehicle met the needs of people during that time period...
Drug charges filed against Kansas City man (06/15/06)
ALTON -- John Harrison, 23, of Kansas City was arrested on drug charges May 29 at Boze Mill. Harrison has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, opium; and misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Deputies Randy Vater and Clint Simmons were patrolling near the Eleven Point River at Boze Mill when they encountered Harrison walking toward them on one of the walking trails...
Search continues (06/15/06)
A Mammoth Spring man who led law enforcement officers on a car chase and is alleged to have thrown drugs and drug paraphernalia out of his car window last March is still at large. Shane Shipp, 36, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, felony possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor criminal mischief...
Viola woman has recipe in American Profile (06/15/06)
A Viola woman's holiday recipe is one of the many featured in the new American Profile Hometown Cookbook: A Celebration of America's Table. Kathy Antus, 56, of Viola submitted her recipe, dubbed Mom's Cranberry Bread, last year to American Profile for its recipe contest...
6-year-old drowns (06/15/06)
The Spring River claimed the life of a 6-year-old boy June 10. Norris McGhee Jr. of Germantown, Tenn., died after getting caught in a crevice in a rock shelf of the river, Police Chief Ernie Rose said. When Rose arrived Norris McGhee Sr. told Rose he found his son "in a hole in the river," Rose said...
Spiffin' it up (06/15/06)
FACE LIFT: Jim Pace of Pace Construction of Thayer is doing the renovation on the Beck Theater building and four office buildings on Chestnut Street. The building have been purchased by the Steed Brothers. The project has been in the works for three weeks and Butch Steed said he is hoping to have it complete in approximately three more weeks...
Mapping issue tabled (06/15/06)
Izard County has the capability to map itself, according to Izard County Office of Emergency Management Deputy Coordinator Josh Lung. Lung spoke to the quorum court June 6 about numbering houses throughout the county. The purpose of the numbering is to make homes in the county easier to find for law enforcement and emergency personnel in the event of an emergency...
School may not be best neighbor (06/15/06)
The new Melbourne High School may be an obstacle to attracting prospective employers looking into the former Boeing facility, according to Barbara Merrick with Entergy's office of economic development. Merrick addressed a gathering of business and political leaders as well as members of the Central Ozarks Task Force for Economic Development at the former Boeing plant in Melbourne June 12...
Life was hard during the Depression ...The CCC offered much needed jobs (06/15/06)
CCC CAMP: William Stone of Mammoth Spring spent three years at the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp at Devil's Den State Park when he was young man. Stone, driving a CAT tractor, did much of the road work at the park. A recent trip to Devil's Den State Park in Washington County, Ark., by Mammoth Spring resident William Stone with his wife Thelma and son Michael brought back a lot of memories to Stone...
Pitching in ... (06/15/06)
Recycling: County employee Zack Branscum helps Gail Plumlee of Salem load her newspaper into a recycling bin provided by White River Planning. Fulton County Judge Charles Willett said the bin will be available every Tuesday at the intersection of Highway 63 and 62 B at the old county shop, across the highway from Skyvue in Salem. Photo/Price...
$92,000 grant will buy radio equipment (06/15/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County presiding Commissioner Leo Warren announced last week that the county has received a grant for radio equipment designed for interoperable communications. Oregon County Emergency Preparedness Director Eric King said in the future this should allow offices and agencies such as the sheriff's department, fire department, transportation and conservation departments and utility companies to all be able to communicate in an emergency over their radios...
The News offers special subscription rate (06/15/06)
This is the annual saturation issue of The News, sent to every Fulton and Izard County residence. The special promotion is designed to showcase The News for residents not already familiar with its content, according to Publisher Janie Flynn. The News, which is delivered each Thursday, is the most complete source of Fulton/Izard County news and information...
Job well done ... (06/15/06)
HONORED: Darrell Phipps and employee of the Thayer street department was honored by officials from City Hall and fellow workers May 5. He was presented a new watch and a knife with his name on it. Phipps has worked for the city for 40 years. See story back page...
Alzheimer's -- the slow goodbye (06/15/06)
Clad in a red and navy plaid flannel shirt, a pair of navy Dickie's trousers and a pair of workboots, Samuel Bunch finished tending his garden filled with tomatoes, cucumbers, turnips and cabbage before making his way to the house. Once inside he sat in his large leather recliner and began talking with his granddaughter, Chrissy, about the first few years after he and her grandmother were married...
Viola woman has recipe in American Profile (06/15/06)
A Viola woman's holiday recipe is one of the many featured in the new American Profile Hometown Cookbook: A Celebration of America's Table. Kathy Antus, 56, of Viola submitted her recipe, dubbed Mom's Cranberry Bread, last year to American Profile for its recipe contest...
Students learn about their town (06/15/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Third graders at Mammoth Spring Elementary School ended the school year in traditional fashion with a study of the history of the city. Teacher Peggy Rogers said many activities were enjoyed during the study. Dale Rogers brought his 1930 Model A truck to school and gave students a ride around the playground. He explained the manufacturing and features of the truck and how the vehicle met the needs of people during that time period...
Search continues (06/15/06)
A Mammoth Spring man who led law enforcement officers on a car chase and is alleged to have thrown drugs and drug paraphernalia out of his car window last March is still at large. Shane Shipp, 36, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, felony possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor criminal mischief...
Drug charges filed against Kansas City man (06/15/06)
ALTON -- John Harrison, 23, of Kansas City was arrested on drug charges May 29 at Boze Mill. Harrison has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, opium; and misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Deputies Randy Vater and Clint Simmons were patrolling near the Eleven Point River at Boze Mill when they encountered Harrison walking toward them on one of the walking trails...
Phipps honored for 40 years of service (06/15/06)
THAYER -- Long time Thayer street department employee Darrell Phipps was honored June 5 for working for the city for 40 years. Cake was served at the street shed in the city and Phipps was presented a new watch and a knife with his name on it. Phipps, 57, is a 1966 graduate of Koshkonong High School. He was hired by former Thayer Mayor Ted Sullivan June 14, 1966...
Hutchinson visits with residents (06/15/06)
At a brief visit at Cherokee Lodge, Asa Hutchinson, Republican candidate for governor, vowed to keep seniors first. "We're blessed to have our senior citizens," he said to a crowd of 25 to 30. "It is important for our seniors to have dignity and independence as long as they can."...
6-year-old drowns (06/15/06)
The Spring River claimed the life of a 6-year-old boy June 10. Norris McGhee Jr. of Germantown, Tenn., died after getting caught in a crevice in a rock shelf of the river, Police Chief Ernie Rose said. When Rose arrived Norris McGhee Sr. told Rose he found his son "in a hole in the river," Rose said...
Cycling for a cause (06/15/06)
Going Cross Country: Gracie Sorbello pedaled her way through Sharp and Fulton County on her unicycle June 8. Sorbello is going across the country to collect funds and raise awareness for the Leukemia and Lyphoma Society. Photo/Price Residents in Sharp and Fulton County might have noticed an interesting sight June 8, a young woman riding barefoot on a unicycle along the side of the highway...
School may not be best neighbor (06/15/06)
The new Melbourne High School may be an obstacle to attracting prospective employers looking into the former Boeing facility, according to Barbara Merrick with Entergy's office of economic development. Merrick addressed a gathering of business and political leaders as well as members of the Central Ozarks Task Force for Economic Development at the former Boeing plant in Melbourne June 12...
Hutchinson visits with residents (06/15/06)
At a brief visit at Cherokee Lodge, Asa Hutchinson, Republican candidate for governor, vowed to keep seniors first. "We're blessed to have our senior citizens," he said to a crowd of 25 to 30. "It is important for our seniors to have dignity and independence as long as they can."...
Viola woman has recipe in American Profile (06/15/06)
A Viola woman's holiday recipe is one of the many featured in the new American Profile Hometown Cookbook: A Celebration of America's Table. Kathy Antus, 56, of Viola submitted her recipe, dubbed Mom's Cranberry Bread, last year to American Profile for its recipe contest...
Search continues (06/15/06)
A Mammoth Spring man who led law enforcement officers on a car chase and is alleged to have thrown drugs and drug paraphernalia out of his car window last March is still at large. Shane Shipp, 36, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, felony possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor criminal mischief...
Drug charges filed against Kansas City man (06/15/06)
ALTON -- John Harrison, 23, of Kansas City was arrested on drug charges May 29 at Boze Mill. Harrison has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, opium; and misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Deputies Randy Vater and Clint Simmons were patrolling near the Eleven Point River at Boze Mill when they encountered Harrison walking toward them on one of the walking trails...
Spiffin' it up (06/15/06)
FACE LIFT: Jim Pace of Pace Construction of Thayer is doing the renovation on the Beck Theater building and four office buildings on Chestnut Street. The building have been purchased by the Steed Brothers. The project has been in the works for three weeks and Butch Steed said he is hoping to have it complete in approximately three more weeks...
Alzheimer's -- the slow goodbye (06/15/06)
Clad in a red and navy plaid flannel shirt, a pair of navy Dickie's trousers and a pair of workboots, Samuel Bunch finished tending his garden filled with tomatoes, cucumbers, turnips and cabbage before making his way to the house. Once inside he sat in his large leather recliner and began talking with his granddaughter, Chrissy, about the first few years after he and her grandmother were married...
The News offers special subscription rate (06/15/06)
This is the annual saturation issue of The News, sent to every Fulton and Izard County residence. The special promotion is designed to showcase The News for residents not already familiar with its content, according to Publisher Janie Flynn. The News, which is delivered each Thursday, is the most complete source of Fulton/Izard County news and information...
Stone County teen wins Mustang (06/15/06)
Winner: Lynsey Martin stands with Freedom Ford owners Jack Yancey, right, and David Miller by the 2006 Mustang she won in the Strive to Drive contest. Martin drew the correct key from a bowl full of keys along with 19 other competitors May 27. A Stone County student is the owner of a new 2006 Mustang courtesy of Freedom Ford in Melbourne. Lynsey Martin of Onia, Ark., won the Mustang May 27 by drawing the correct key...
Job well done ... (06/15/06)
HONORED: Darrell Phipps and employee of the Thayer street department was honored by officials from City Hall and fellow workers May 5. He was presented a new watch and a knife with his name on it. Phipps has worked for the city for 40 years. See story back page...
Pitching in ... (06/15/06)
Recycling: County employee Zack Branscum helps Gail Plumlee of Salem load her newspaper into a recycling bin provided by White River Planning. Fulton County Judge Charles Willett said the bin will be available every Tuesday at the intersection of Highway 63 and 62 B at the old county shop, across the highway from Skyvue in Salem. Photo/Price...
Life was hard during the Depression ...The CCC offered much needed jobs (06/15/06)
CCC CAMP: William Stone of Mammoth Spring spent three years at the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp at Devil's Den State Park when he was young man. Stone, driving a CAT tractor, did much of the road work at the park. A recent trip to Devil's Den State Park in Washington County, Ark., by Mammoth Spring resident William Stone with his wife Thelma and son Michael brought back a lot of memories to Stone...
Unicycler on a journey for a cause (06/15/06)
Going Cross Country: Gracie Sorbello pedaled her way through Sharp and Fulton County on her unicycle June 8. Sorbello is going across the country to collect funds and raise awareness for the Leukemia and Lyphoma Society. Photo/Price Residents in Sharp and Fulton County might have noticed an interesting sight June 8, a young woman riding barefoot on a unicycle along the side of the highway...
Mapping issue tabled (06/15/06)
Izard County has the capability to map itself, according to Izard County Office of Emergency Management Deputy Coordinator Josh Lung. Lung spoke to the quorum court June 6 about numbering houses throughout the county. The purpose of the numbering is to make homes in the county easier to find for law enforcement and emergency personnel in the event of an emergency...
$92,000 grant will buy radio equipment (06/15/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County presiding Commissioner Leo Warren announced last week that the county has received a grant for radio equipment designed for interoperable communications. Oregon County Emergency Preparedness Director Eric King said in the future this should allow offices and agencies such as the sheriff's department, fire department, transportation and conservation departments and utility companies to all be able to communicate in an emergency over their radios...
Pitching in ... (06/15/06)
Recycling: County employee Zack Branscum helps Gail Plumlee of Salem load her newspaper into a recycling bin provided by White River Planning. Fulton County Judge Charles Willett said the bin will be available every Tuesday at the intersection of Highway 63 and 62 B at the old county shop, across the highway from Skyvue in Salem. Photo/Price...
Life was hard during the Depression ...The CCC offered much needed jobs (06/15/06)
CCC CAMP: William Stone of Mammoth Spring spent three years at the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp at Devil's Den State Park when he was young man. Stone, driving a CAT tractor, did much of the road work at the park. A recent trip to Devil's Den State Park in Washington County, Ark., by Mammoth Spring resident William Stone with his wife Thelma and son Michael brought back a lot of memories to Stone...
School may not be best neighbor (06/15/06)
The new Melbourne High School may be an obstacle to attracting prospective employers looking into the former Boeing facility, according to Barbara Merrick with Entergy's office of economic development. Merrick addressed a gathering of business and political leaders as well as members of the Central Ozarks Task Force for Economic Development at the former Boeing plant in Melbourne June 12...
Students learn about their town (06/15/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Third graders at Mammoth Spring Elementary School ended the school year in traditional fashion with a study of the history of the city. Teacher Peggy Rogers said many activities were enjoyed during the study. Dale Rogers brought his 1930 Model A truck to school and gave students a ride around the playground. He explained the manufacturing and features of the truck and how the vehicle met the needs of people during that time period...
Phipps honored for 40 years of service (06/15/06)
THAYER -- Long time Thayer street department employee Darrell Phipps was honored June 5 for working for the city for 40 years. Cake was served at the street shed in the city and Phipps was presented a new watch and a knife with his name on it. Phipps, 57, is a 1966 graduate of Koshkonong High School. He was hired by former Thayer Mayor Ted Sullivan June 14, 1966...
6-year-old drowns (06/15/06)
The Spring River claimed the life of a 6-year-old boy June 10. Norris McGhee Jr. of Germantown, Tenn., died after getting caught in a crevice in a rock shelf of the river, Police Chief Ernie Rose said. When Rose arrived Norris McGhee Sr. told Rose he found his son "in a hole in the river," Rose said...
Mapping issue tabled (06/15/06)
Izard County has the capability to map itself, according to Izard County Office of Emergency Management Deputy Coordinator Josh Lung. Lung spoke to the quorum court June 6 about numbering houses throughout the county. The purpose of the numbering is to make homes in the county easier to find for law enforcement and emergency personnel in the event of an emergency...
Spiffin' it up (06/15/06)
FACE LIFT: Jim Pace of Pace Construction of Thayer is doing the renovation on the Beck Theater building and four office buildings on Chestnut Street. The building have been purchased by the Steed Brothers. The project has been in the works for three weeks and Butch Steed said he is hoping to have it complete in approximately three more weeks...
Alzheimer's -- the slow goodbye (06/15/06)
Clad in a red and navy plaid flannel shirt, a pair of navy Dickie's trousers and a pair of workboots, Samuel Bunch finished tending his garden filled with tomatoes, cucumbers, turnips and cabbage before making his way to the house. Once inside he sat in his large leather recliner and began talking with his granddaughter, Chrissy, about the first few years after he and her grandmother were married...
$92,000 grant will buy radio equipment (06/15/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County presiding Commissioner Leo Warren announced last week that the county has received a grant for radio equipment designed for interoperable communications. Oregon County Emergency Preparedness Director Eric King said in the future this should allow offices and agencies such as the sheriff's department, fire department, transportation and conservation departments and utility companies to all be able to communicate in an emergency over their radios...
The News offers special subscription rate (06/15/06)
This is the annual saturation issue of The News, sent to every Fulton and Izard County residence. The special promotion is designed to showcase The News for residents not already familiar with its content, according to Publisher Janie Flynn. The News, which is delivered each Thursday, is the most complete source of Fulton/Izard County news and information...
Stone County teen wins Mustang (06/15/06)
Winner: Lynsey Martin stands with Freedom Ford owners Jack Yancey, right, and David Miller by the 2006 Mustang she won in the Strive to Drive contest. Martin drew the correct key from a bowl full of keys along with 19 other competitors May 27. A Stone County student is the owner of a new 2006 Mustang courtesy of Freedom Ford in Melbourne. Lynsey Martin of Onia, Ark., won the Mustang May 27 by drawing the correct key...
Job well done ... (06/15/06)
HONORED: Darrell Phipps and employee of the Thayer street department was honored by officials from City Hall and fellow workers May 5. He was presented a new watch and a knife with his name on it. Phipps has worked for the city for 40 years. See story back page...
Savage, Holder to wed (06/15/06)
Phillip and Beth Savage of Mammoth Spring announce the wedding of their daughter, Tasha Savage, to Brandon Holder, son of Stanley and Martha Holder of Mammoth Spring. The couple will be married on June 24 at 5 p.m. at 594 Riverbend Drive in Mammoth Spring. All friends and family are invited to attend...
Case reunion set (06/15/06)
The Case family reunion will be June 17 at Mammoth Spring State Park. All family and friends are invited. Those attending should bring a covered dish and lawn chairs.
Farmers' market set at Mammoth (06/15/06)
The city of Mammoth Spring invites all growers of fresh fruits and vegetables to participate in a farmers' market. It will be held each Friday and Saturday, starting June 23 and 24. The farmers' market will be held between 4th and 5th streets in a shaded area across from the city shed. Vendors will need to bring their own tables and will be responsible for cleaning up the area...
Anderson graduates (06/15/06)
Kyle Rodney Anderson graduated cum laude with a bachelor' of science degree in chemistry with emphasis in polymer and coatings science from the University of Missouri Rolla on May 1. Anderson is the son of Rodney and Becky Anderson of California, Mo., and the grandson of Rodney E. and Mattie Sue Anderson of Hardy, and Herbert "Kak" and Ruth Cooper of California, Mo., formerly of Willow Springs, Mo...
Clayton awarded scholarship (06/15/06)
Tiffany N. Clayton of Hardy has been awarded a Regents Scholarship to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2006-07 academic year. Clayton is a 2006 graduate of Highland High School. She is the daughter of Mike and Wendy Flynn of Hardy...
Ash graduates from UCA (06/15/06)
Holly Ash of Conway graduated May 6 from the University of Central Arkansas at Conway with a bachelor of science in psychology. She has been accepted into the School of Psychology Ph.D. program at the University of Central Arkansas and will begin classes in the fall...
Art classes planned (06/15/06)
The Strawberry River Art Association will hold a watercolor class to be taught by Peggy Taylor of Mountain View. Taylor is a member in good standing in the Mountain View Art Guild and proficient in watercolor. The class will be held June 27 at the organizations art studio located in Diamond B Mall in Horseshoe Bend. Cost of the workshop is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Those who wish to take the workshop but have no watercolor supplies can obtain supplies at the art studio...
Adams graduates from ASU (06/15/06)
Mandy D. Adams of Thayer recently graduated magna cum laude from Arkansas State University-Jonesboro with a bachelor of science in elementary education. Adams is the wife of Matt Adams of Thayer and the daughter of Dennis and Dawnesea Roper of Viola...
Murrill, Evans exchange vows (06/15/06)
Bobby and Rosa Leah Spencer of West Plains, Mo., and Donna Evans of Hardy are pleased to announce the marriage of their children, Jason Evans and Darla Murrill. Friends and family attended the wedding at the Ole Hardy Church of Christ May 20. Preceding the ceremony was a reception. Jason and Darla Evans thank everyone for their gifts and attendance...
Decker, Holmes announce wedding plans (06/15/06)
Charlia Malynne Decker will join in marriage to Thomas Edwin Holmes on June 24 at 3 p.m. at the Thayer Free Will Baptist Church at 4th and Oak in Thayer. All friends and family are welcome to attend this joyous occasion.
Shepherd graduates from UCA (06/15/06)
Lacey Leann Yarnell Shepherd graduated from the University of Central Arkansas on May 6 with a bachelor of science in elementary education. She is the wife of Johnathon Shepherd and the daughter of Burton and Lisa Yarnell of Salem. She is the granddaughter of Paul and Betty Martin and Wanda Yarnell...
Sanders graduates from U of A (06/15/06)
Mysti Hope Sanders of Viola graduated May 12 from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with two bachelor of arts degrees, one in criminal justice and one in sociology. Sanders has been accepted into the master's program in the School of Social Work, specializing in children and families at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, where she will start classes this fall...
Clayton awarded scholarship (06/15/06)
Tiffany N. Clayton of Hardy has been awarded a Regents Scholarship to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2006-07 academic year. Clayton is a 2006 graduate of Highland High School. She is the daughter of Mike and Wendy Flynn of Hardy...
Decker, Holmes announce wedding plans (06/15/06)
Charlia Malynne Decker will join in marriage to Thomas Edwin Holmes on June 24 at 3 p.m. at the Thayer Free Will Baptist Church at 4th and Oak in Thayer. All friends and family are welcome to attend this joyous occasion.
Murrill, Evans exchange vows (06/15/06)
Bobby and Rosa Leah Spencer of West Plains, Mo., and Donna Evans of Hardy are pleased to announce the marriage of their children, Jason Evans and Darla Murrill. Friends and family attended the wedding at the Ole Hardy Church of Christ May 20. Preceding the ceremony was a reception. Jason and Darla Evans thank everyone for their gifts and attendance...
Shepherd graduates from UCA (06/15/06)
Lacey Leann Yarnell Shepherd graduated from the University of Central Arkansas on May 6 with a bachelor of science in elementary education. She is the wife of Johnathon Shepherd and the daughter of Burton and Lisa Yarnell of Salem. She is the granddaughter of Paul and Betty Martin and Wanda Yarnell...
Adams graduates from ASU (06/15/06)
Mandy D. Adams of Thayer recently graduated magna cum laude from Arkansas State University-Jonesboro with a bachelor of science in elementary education. Adams is the wife of Matt Adams of Thayer and the daughter of Dennis and Dawnesea Roper of Viola...
Ash graduates from UCA (06/15/06)
Holly Ash of Conway graduated May 6 from the University of Central Arkansas at Conway with a bachelor of science in psychology. She has been accepted into the School of Psychology Ph.D. program at the University of Central Arkansas and will begin classes in the fall...
Savage, Holder to wed (06/15/06)
Phillip and Beth Savage of Mammoth Spring announce the wedding of their daughter, Tasha Savage, to Brandon Holder, son of Stanley and Martha Holder of Mammoth Spring. The couple will be married on June 24 at 5 p.m. at 594 Riverbend Drive in Mammoth Spring. All friends and family are invited to attend...
Anderson graduates (06/15/06)
Kyle Rodney Anderson graduated cum laude with a bachelor' of science degree in chemistry with emphasis in polymer and coatings science from the University of Missouri Rolla on May 1. Anderson is the son of Rodney and Becky Anderson of California, Mo., and the grandson of Rodney E. and Mattie Sue Anderson of Hardy, and Herbert "Kak" and Ruth Cooper of California, Mo., formerly of Willow Springs, Mo...
Art classes planned (06/15/06)
The Strawberry River Art Association will hold a watercolor class to be taught by Peggy Taylor of Mountain View. Taylor is a member in good standing in the Mountain View Art Guild and proficient in watercolor. The class will be held June 27 at the organizations art studio located in Diamond B Mall in Horseshoe Bend. Cost of the workshop is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Those who wish to take the workshop but have no watercolor supplies can obtain supplies at the art studio...
Case reunion set (06/15/06)
The Case family reunion will be June 17 at Mammoth Spring State Park. All family and friends are invited. Those attending should bring a covered dish and lawn chairs.
Farmers' market set at Mammoth (06/15/06)
The city of Mammoth Spring invites all growers of fresh fruits and vegetables to participate in a farmers' market. It will be held each Friday and Saturday, starting June 23 and 24. The farmers' market will be held between 4th and 5th streets in a shaded area across from the city shed. Vendors will need to bring their own tables and will be responsible for cleaning up the area...
Sanders graduates from U of A (06/15/06)
Mysti Hope Sanders of Viola graduated May 12 from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with two bachelor of arts degrees, one in criminal justice and one in sociology. Sanders has been accepted into the master's program in the School of Social Work, specializing in children and families at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, where she will start classes this fall...
Tri-County baseball, softball championships on tap (06/15/06)
The Tri-County Summer Baseball and Softball Conference championship games are scheduled for June 17 at the Cougar Sports Complex on the campus of Izard County Consolidated High School in Brockwell. The games will match the champions from the Eastern and Western Divisions of the 8-and-under, 10-and-under and 12-and-under baseball and softball teams...
Wray rams way to Derby title (06/15/06)
Ever been in a hurry to pick up a gallon of milk at the local grocery store only to be cut off in traffic by a driver who obviously doesn't know the rules of the road? A driver who probably shouldn't even possess a driver's license? Ever wish you could ram your car into said driver's car? Just as a lesson?...
WPMS to host Kenny Wallace Night (06/15/06)
Kenny Wallace, of NASCAR fame, is scheduled to return to West Plains Motor Speedway on June 15 for the second annual Kenny Wallace Race Night. Wallace will be available for autographs and pictures from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., followed by an open-wheel modified event where he will compete with the local drivers in heats, and a feature event paying $1,000 to win, and $100 to start...
Trout Fest on tap at Bull Shoals (06/15/06)
Trout Fest Weekend is scheduled for June 16-18 at Bull Shoals/White River State Park. A variety of activities and programs will be presented about the river and trout fishing. Activities include fly tying, fly fishing seminar, basic trout fishing classes, fly casting techniques and children's programs...