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Stories from Thursday, June 29, 2006

Long trip ends where it all began (06/29/06)
MEMORY LANE: Jay and Nita Stephens of Dallas, Texas, took a trip down memory lane last month when they rode their Harley Road King to Myrtle. Jay is a 1966 graduate of Couch High School and grew up in the Myrtle area. OREGON COUNTY -- For the past five years Jay and Nita Stephens have owned a Harley Davidson Road King and have traveled over 65,000 miles on the motorcycle...
Fulton County authorities busy with drug arrests (06/29/06)
Allegedly stealing a small safe full of prescription drugs from Agnos residence led to the arrest of a Mountain Home man May 8. The Fulton County Sheriff's Department received a phone call from an Agnos resident who said there had been a theft at his residence. The resident gave a description of the vehicle and a possible direction of travel...
Calico Rock woman faces drug charges (06/29/06)
A Calico Rock woman is facing drug-related charges after authorities said they found marijuana during a search of her residence. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence, investigator James Humphries, deputies Michael Darr and Kristy Robbins, along with two agents from the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force searched the home of Connie Sue Davis, 40, of Calico Rock on June 13. ...
Grants could benefit workers in area (06/29/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has grant funds to be awarded to businesses in their 12-county region in south-central Missouri, including Oregon County. Michelle Mestas, training resource coordinator with WIB, said, "It has repeatedly been brought to our attention by businesses owners, managers and human resource departments that a large number of employees could benefit from soft skills training."...
Cherokee Village man arrested on rape charges (06/29/06)
Cherokee Village police arrested a man wanted for rape in St. Francis County June 15. Sgt. K.C. Shultz arrested Randall Lipe at a home in Cherokee Village and transported him to the Sharp County Jail before he was extradited to St. Francis County. According to the arrest affidavit, Lipe raped a mentally challenged 19-year-old boy who lived with his mother in St. Francis County on Nov. 6, 1999, while the mother was gone from the home...
Thayer man gives stumps a cutting edge makeover (06/29/06)
THAYER -- Samuel Edwards got tired of looking at the jagged stump in his front yard and decided to do something about it. He carved a dinosaur out of the stump with a chain saw. Edwards and his family moved to the home on Vine Street in Thayer in February. He said he figures the large red oak tree was probably hit by lightning and removed. The stump was left in Edward's yard...
High level sex offender moves into Izard County (06/29/06)
A convicted sex offender has just moved into Izard County, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Lawrence said the new resident is a high level and sexually violent offender, which is why the Izard County Sheriff's Department is releasing information to the public before his assessment is finished...
Water prevents man from building on his own land (06/29/06)
Water, not city codes, is preventing an Ash Flat man from building on his own property. The city Planning Commission denied the request Jason Hale made to construct a 40- by 50-foot building on property he owns behind Red Willow Day Spa at the corner of Sharp Street and Highway 167 in downtown Ash Flat...
Cattle rustler off to jail (06/29/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Officers with the Oregon County Sheriff's Office transported a Koshkonong man to the Missouri Department of Corrections June 21 for probation violations. Andy Roark, 23, was first arrested for burglary and stealing, a class C felony, in November of 2001...
FRED'S FISH HOUSE: (06/29/06)
FRED'S FISH HOUSE: Paula Smith, center, is presented a plaque of appreciation by Thayer Elementary School Science Fair and Art Show coordinators Donnie Thornton, left, and Connie McFann. Smith provided the science fair and art show judges with a free meal at Fred's Fish House in Mammoth Spring...
Just a coincidence (06/29/06)
Waiting for Fall: Salem School's football field is empty for the summer, but in the fall it will be full of new players and coaches. Salem's three football coaches' resignations were accepted at the June 19 school board meeting, but the school plans to fill the positions before football season begins. Photo/Price...
Patriotic celebrations (06/29/06)
INDEPENDENCE QUILT: The volunteers at Thayer Fun and Friends Senior Citizen Center will be selling chances on this patriotic quilt at Independence Day activities July 4 at the Thayer football field. Fun and Friends volunteer Cindy Hughes made the quilt to be sold as a fundraiser for the center...
HEALTH FAIR: (06/29/06)
HEALTH FAIR: Ladies Only L.L.C. was one of the new businesses at the Health Fair at Shady Oaks Health Center in Thayer June 16. Business owners from left, Janie Flynn and Sheila Smith, as well as employees Megan Underwood, Jessica Langley and Sabrina Harralston, manned the booth that provided information about Ladies Only...
Cool game, hot day ... (06/29/06)
Iceberg: Salem 3rd graders Brooke York, 9, and Nicholas Taylor, 10, play the Eskimo relay. The children played the game by having one lay pieces of foam down while another skipped on the pieces, trying to avoid touching the ground. Photo/Price
Cherokee Village man arrested on rape charges (06/29/06)
Cherokee Village police arrested a man wanted for rape in St. Francis County June 15. Sgt. K.C. Shultz arrested Randall Lipe at a home in Cherokee Village and transported him to the Sharp County Jail before he was extradited to St. Francis County. According to the arrest affidavit, Lipe raped a mentally challenged 19-year-old boy who lived with his mother in St. Francis County on Nov. 6, 1999, while the mother was gone from the home...
Calico Rock woman faces drug charges (06/29/06)
A Calico Rock woman is facing drug-related charges after authorities said they found marijuana during a search of her residence. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence, investigator James Humphries, deputies Michael Darr and Kristy Robbins, along with two agents from the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force searched the home of Connie Sue Davis, 40, of Calico Rock on June 13. ...
Fulton County authorities busy with drug arrests (06/29/06)
Allegedly stealing a small safe full of prescription drugs from Agnos residence led to the arrest of a Mountain Home man May 8. The Fulton County Sheriff's Department received a phone call from an Agnos resident who said there had been a theft at his residence. The resident gave a description of the vehicle and a possible direction of travel...
Grants could benefit workers in area (06/29/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has grant funds to be awarded to businesses in their 12-county region in south-central Missouri, including Oregon County. Michelle Mestas, training resource coordinator with WIB, said, "It has repeatedly been brought to our attention by businesses owners, managers and human resource departments that a large number of employees could benefit from soft skills training."...
Long trip ends where it all began (06/29/06)
MEMORY LANE: Jay and Nita Stephens of Dallas, Texas, took a trip down memory lane last month when they rode their Harley Road King to Myrtle. Jay is a 1966 graduate of Couch High School and grew up in the Myrtle area. OREGON COUNTY -- For the past five years Jay and Nita Stephens have owned a Harley Davidson Road King and have traveled over 65,000 miles on the motorcycle...
High level sex offender moves into Izard County (06/29/06)
A convicted sex offender has just moved into Izard County, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Lawrence said the new resident is a high level and sexually violent offender, which is why the Izard County Sheriff's Department is releasing information to the public before his assessment is finished...
Thayer man gives stumps a cutting edge makeover (06/29/06)
THAYER -- Samuel Edwards got tired of looking at the jagged stump in his front yard and decided to do something about it. He carved a dinosaur out of the stump with a chain saw. Edwards and his family moved to the home on Vine Street in Thayer in February. He said he figures the large red oak tree was probably hit by lightning and removed. The stump was left in Edward's yard...
Water prevents man from building on his own land (06/29/06)
Water, not city codes, is preventing an Ash Flat man from building on his own property. The city Planning Commission denied the request Jason Hale made to construct a 40- by 50-foot building on property he owns behind Red Willow Day Spa at the corner of Sharp Street and Highway 167 in downtown Ash Flat...
Cattle rustler off to jail (06/29/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Officers with the Oregon County Sheriff's Office transported a Koshkonong man to the Missouri Department of Corrections June 21 for probation violations. Andy Roark, 23, was first arrested for burglary and stealing, a class C felony, in November of 2001...
Just a coincidence (06/29/06)
Waiting for Fall: Salem School's football field is empty for the summer, but in the fall it will be full of new players and coaches. Salem's three football coaches' resignations were accepted at the June 19 school board meeting, but the school plans to fill the positions before football season begins. Photo/Price...
Patriotic celebrations (06/29/06)
INDEPENDENCE QUILT: The volunteers at Thayer Fun and Friends Senior Citizen Center will be selling chances on this patriotic quilt at Independence Day activities July 4 at the Thayer football field. Fun and Friends volunteer Cindy Hughes made the quilt to be sold as a fundraiser for the center...
HEALTH FAIR: (06/29/06)
HEALTH FAIR: Ladies Only L.L.C. was one of the new businesses at the Health Fair at Shady Oaks Health Center in Thayer June 16. Business owners from left, Janie Flynn and Sheila Smith, as well as employees Megan Underwood, Jessica Langley and Sabrina Harralston, manned the booth that provided information about Ladies Only...
Cool game, hot day ... (06/29/06)
Iceberg: Salem 3rd graders Brooke York, 9, and Nicholas Taylor, 10, play the Eskimo relay. The children played the game by having one lay pieces of foam down while another skipped on the pieces, trying to avoid touching the ground. Photo/Price
FRED'S FISH HOUSE: (06/29/06)
FRED'S FISH HOUSE: Paula Smith, center, is presented a plaque of appreciation by Thayer Elementary School Science Fair and Art Show coordinators Donnie Thornton, left, and Connie McFann. Smith provided the science fair and art show judges with a free meal at Fred's Fish House in Mammoth Spring...
"Cats" musical at WhistleStop Theater (06/29/06)
Repertory Theatre of the Ozarks (RTO) will present the famed Broadway musical "Cats" based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot, with music by Andrew Lloyd Weber, at WhistleStop Theater on Highway 63 South in Mammoth Spring. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. ...
Special patriotic service set at Thayer church (06/29/06)
A patriotic service featuring the Calvary Echoes from Wichita, Kan., will be held July 2 at 10:45 a.m. at the Thayer Free Will Baptist Church. "This southern gospel quartet is sure to be a blessing to all who attend," said Pastor Richard Robinson. "Everyone is invited to attend this special service and listen as this group honors God and pays tribute to America through song."...
Densford graduates from basic training (06/29/06)
Air Force Airman Patrick L. Densford has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Densford is the son of Ted and Joyce Densford of Horseshoe Bend. He is a 2001 graduate of Izard County Consolidated High School, Brockwell...
Hyde graduates from MSU (06/29/06)
Jennifer Hyde graduated summa cum laude in the Honors College at Missouri State University, Springfield, Mo., May 19. She received a bachelor of science in English education. Mary Hass Shield, vice president of the body of governors at MSU, presented Hyde with her undergraduate diploma...
Hyde graduates from MSU (06/29/06)
Jennifer Hyde graduated summa cum laude in the Honors College at Missouri State University, Springfield, Mo., May 19. She received a bachelor of science in English education. Mary Hass Shield, vice president of the body of governors at MSU, presented Hyde with her undergraduate diploma...
Special patriotic service set at Thayer church (06/29/06)
A patriotic service featuring the Calvary Echoes from Wichita, Kan., will be held July 2 at 10:45 a.m. at the Thayer Free Will Baptist Church. "This southern gospel quartet is sure to be a blessing to all who attend," said Pastor Richard Robinson. "Everyone is invited to attend this special service and listen as this group honors God and pays tribute to America through song."...
Densford graduates from basic training (06/29/06)
Air Force Airman Patrick L. Densford has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Densford is the son of Ted and Joyce Densford of Horseshoe Bend. He is a 2001 graduate of Izard County Consolidated High School, Brockwell...
"Cats" musical at WhistleStop Theater (06/29/06)
Repertory Theatre of the Ozarks (RTO) will present the famed Broadway musical "Cats" based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot, with music by Andrew Lloyd Weber, at WhistleStop Theater on Highway 63 South in Mammoth Spring. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. ...
Roper tops in roping (06/29/06)
Chance Roper, a recent graduate of Viola High School, took top honors in the calf roping division of the Wrangler High School Rodeo finals June 15-18 in Columbia, Mo. With his win in Columbia, Roper earned a spot on the Missouri State Rodeo team that will be traveling to Springfield, Ill., to compete in the 58th annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR), scheduled for July 24-30...
Easley sinks rare double-eagle (06/29/06)
There are few, if any, things rarer on the golf course than a hole-in-one. According to Golf Digest, the odds of an amateur duffer hitting a hole-in-one on any given hole is somewhere in the neighborhood of a one in 12,750 chance. However, the one thing seen less times on the golf course than an ace is the all-elusive double-eagle. A double-eagle is recorded when a golfer shoots three-under par on any given hole. A feat that is extremely rare, indeed...
From Little Town to the Big Time (06/29/06)
If the 1,032 miles between Cherokee Village and Turtle River, Minn., seems like a big distance, it's really nothing at all compared to the miles that singer/songwriter Phillip Sweet has traveled since graduating from Highland High School in 1992. Sweet and his bandmates in Little Big Town (Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Roads and Jimi Westbrook) rolled into Turtle River, a couple of hours north of Minneapolis, June 23 to play yet another date on what seems like an endless tour to support the group's second album, The Road To Here.. ...
Taylor, Chambers stand out in LadyBack Yard (06/29/06)
Salem's Chelsea Taylor may have walked away with the East's Most Outstanding Player award during the 51st annual Tyson/Wal-Mart All-Star Softball Classic, but her head coach, Eric Chambers, no doubt walked away with the Most Outstanding Celebration award after his East squad swept a doubleheader from the West June 21 at the LadyBack Yard in Fayetteville...
Easley sinks rare double-eagle (06/29/06)
There are few, if any, things rarer on the golf course than a hole-in-one. According to Golf Digest, the odds of an amateur duffer hitting a hole-in-one on any given hole is somewhere in the neighborhood of a one in 12,750 chance. However, the one thing seen less times on the golf course than an ace is the all-elusive double-eagle. A double-eagle is recorded when a golfer shoots three-under par on any given hole. A feat that is extremely rare, indeed...
Roper tops in roping (06/29/06)
Chance Roper, a recent graduate of Viola High School, took top honors in the calf roping division of the Wrangler High School Rodeo finals June 15-18 in Columbia, Mo. With his win in Columbia, Roper earned a spot on the Missouri State Rodeo team that will be traveling to Springfield, Ill., to compete in the 58th annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR), scheduled for July 24-30...
Taylor, Chambers stand out in LadyBack Yard (06/29/06)
Salem's Chelsea Taylor may have walked away with the East's Most Outstanding Player award during the 51st annual Tyson/Wal-Mart All-Star Softball Classic, but her head coach, Eric Chambers, no doubt walked away with the Most Outstanding Celebration award after his East squad swept a doubleheader from the West June 21 at the LadyBack Yard in Fayetteville...
From Little Town to the Big Time (06/29/06)
If the 1,032 miles between Cherokee Village and Turtle River, Minn., seems like a big distance, it's really nothing at all compared to the miles that singer/songwriter Phillip Sweet has traveled since graduating from Highland High School in 1992. Sweet and his bandmates in Little Big Town (Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Roads and Jimi Westbrook) rolled into Turtle River, a couple of hours north of Minneapolis, June 23 to play yet another date on what seems like an endless tour to support the group's second album, The Road To Here.. ...
Sherman Aften Carroll (06/29/06)
Sherman Aften Carroll, died June 18, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 71. He was born Sept. 21, 1934, in Myrtle, Mo., son of the late Earl Thomas and Gola (Ary) Carroll. He was united in marriage Oct. 20, 1957, in Thayer, Mo., to Vanetta Newsom...
Roxie Tennessee Houston (06/29/06)
Roxie Tennessee Houston, died June 19, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 82. She was born Feb. 3, 1924. in Sharp County, Ark., the daughter of the late George Baldridge and Orphie (Jones) Baldridge. She was united in marriage Aug. 17, 1947, in Sharp County, Ark., to Claudie Houston who preceded her in death Feb. 14, 2006...
Mary Eulrich (06/29/06)
Mary Eulrich, 88, of Cherokee Village died June 24, 2006, at Hospice House in Mountain Home. She was born Feb. 19, 1918, the daughter of the late Edward and Erma McRann in Newell, S.D. Survivors include her husband, Harold Eulrich; a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Conrad Reedy; a son, Harold H. Eulrich Jr.; a sister, Nellie Starcheskh; a brother, James McRann; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends...
Connie Dickerson (06/29/06)
Connie Dickerson, 52, of Evening Shade, Ark., died June 22, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born June 10, 1954, at Batesville, the daughter of Jay L. and Faye (Qualls) Kurtley She worked 22 years for the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center...
Izora Berry (06/29/06)
Izora Berry, died June 22, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 91. She was born Aug. 20, 1914, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of the late Hoid Kerby and Effie Mae (Cherry) Kerby. She was united in marriage June 10, 1934, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. to Harry Earle Berry who preceded her in death Nov. 13, 2001...
Beverly Ann Rone (06/29/06)
Beverly Ann Rone, age 58 of Horseshoe Bend died June 21, 2006, at her home in Horseshoe Bend. She was born on Nov. 25, 1947, the daughter of Aimee and Helen Lucia Crochetierre in Stafford, Conn. She owned her own business BC Landscaping, was a member of the Master Gardeners and Friends of the Library...
Junior Dean Robinson (06/29/06)
Junior Dean Robinson, 57, of Cornell, Ill., died June 24, 2006, at his home in Cornell. He was born Sept. 11, 1948, in Many Islands, Ark., the son of Jack and Mary Hurst Robinson. He married Christine Wiles Jan. 15, 1994 in Pontiac, Ill. She survives in Cornell...
Louise Ratliff (06/29/06)
Louise Ratliff, 67, died June 24, 2006, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. She was a lifetime resident of Williford, where she was a beautician. She was united in marriage to Bill Ratliff in January of 1958. He preceded her in death in March of 1999...
Wanda Lavern Risner (06/29/06)
Wanda Lavern Risner died June 21, 2006, at her home in Thayer at the age of 61. She was born Sept. 10, 1944, in Memphis, Tenn., the daughter of the late Archie Wallace Lawson and Alma Lucille (Ward) Lawson. She was united in marriage March 30, 1961, to W.C. Risner Jr...
Opal Crabtree Crow (06/29/06)
Opal Crabtree Crow, 89, of Batesville, died June 21, 2006, in Batesville. She was born Oct. 3, 1916, in Cave City, the daughter of the late Charles Luther Crabtree and Roxie Brewer Crabtree. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith. She enjoyed sewing and making clothes for her children. She went to singing school as a young lady and taught her children to sing...
Eleanor "Granny" Davis (06/29/06)
Eleanor "Granny" Davis, died June 22, 2006, at Ash Flat Nursing Center in Ash Flat at the age of 96. She was born June 30, 1909, in Burnham, Mo., the daughter of the late Coon Wait Williamson and Mary Jane (Wood) Williamson. She was united in marriage Dec. 22, 1923, in Hardy to Carmel Gilbert Davis who preceded her in death March 29, 1968...
Faye Day Lewis (06/29/06)
Faye Day Lewis, 70, of Ash Flat died June 19, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 7, 1936, at Batesville the daughter of the late Elmer and Clara (Hightower) Shaver. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son, Jerry Kenneth Montgomery of Silva, Mo.; one daughter, Jenny Faye Koch of Cave City; two granddaughters, Audra Baker and Cassidi Roberts, both of Hot Springs; three great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends...
Shirley Combs Cantrell (06/29/06)
Shirley Temple Combs Cantrell, died June 19, 2006, at her home in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 69. She was born Sept. 12, 1936, in Couch, Mo., daughter of the late Robert Combs and Virginia V. (Hackworth) Combs. She was united in marriage May 29, 1953, in Salem, Ark. to Herbert Lee Cantrell who preceded her in death May 20, 1962...
Glenna Evelyn Hollaway (06/29/06)
Glenna Evelyn Hollaway, 83, of Hardy died June 19, 2006, in Ash Flat. She was born on Dec. 11, 1922, in Williford, the daughter of the late Willie Define Lowe and Sara Lavada (Davis) Lowe. She was member of the Hardy United Methodist Church and a homemaker...
Shirley Combs Cantrell (06/29/06)
Shirley Temple Combs Cantrell, died June 19, 2006, at her home in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 69. She was born Sept. 12, 1936, in Couch, Mo., daughter of the late Robert Combs and Virginia V. (Hackworth) Combs. She was united in marriage May 29, 1953, in Salem, Ark. to Herbert Lee Cantrell who preceded her in death May 20, 1962...
Izora Berry (06/29/06)
Izora Berry, died June 22, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 91. She was born Aug. 20, 1914, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of the late Hoid Kerby and Effie Mae (Cherry) Kerby. She was united in marriage June 10, 1934, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. to Harry Earle Berry who preceded her in death Nov. 13, 2001...
Glenna Evelyn Hollaway (06/29/06)
Glenna Evelyn Hollaway, 83, of Hardy died June 19, 2006, in Ash Flat. She was born on Dec. 11, 1922, in Williford, the daughter of the late Willie Define Lowe and Sara Lavada (Davis) Lowe. She was member of the Hardy United Methodist Church and a homemaker...
Mary Eulrich (06/29/06)
Mary Eulrich, 88, of Cherokee Village died June 24, 2006, at Hospice House in Mountain Home. She was born Feb. 19, 1918, the daughter of the late Edward and Erma McRann in Newell, S.D. Survivors include her husband, Harold Eulrich; a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Conrad Reedy; a son, Harold H. Eulrich Jr.; a sister, Nellie Starcheskh; a brother, James McRann; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends...
Connie Dickerson (06/29/06)
Connie Dickerson, 52, of Evening Shade, Ark., died June 22, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born June 10, 1954, at Batesville, the daughter of Jay L. and Faye (Qualls) Kurtley She worked 22 years for the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center...
Roxie Tennessee Houston (06/29/06)
Roxie Tennessee Houston, died June 19, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 82. She was born Feb. 3, 1924. in Sharp County, Ark., the daughter of the late George Baldridge and Orphie (Jones) Baldridge. She was united in marriage Aug. 17, 1947, in Sharp County, Ark., to Claudie Houston who preceded her in death Feb. 14, 2006...
Sherman Aften Carroll (06/29/06)
Sherman Aften Carroll, died June 18, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 71. He was born Sept. 21, 1934, in Myrtle, Mo., son of the late Earl Thomas and Gola (Ary) Carroll. He was united in marriage Oct. 20, 1957, in Thayer, Mo., to Vanetta Newsom...
Louise Ratliff (06/29/06)
Louise Ratliff, 67, died June 24, 2006, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. She was a lifetime resident of Williford, where she was a beautician. She was united in marriage to Bill Ratliff in January of 1958. He preceded her in death in March of 1999...
Junior Dean Robinson (06/29/06)
Junior Dean Robinson, 57, of Cornell, Ill., died June 24, 2006, at his home in Cornell. He was born Sept. 11, 1948, in Many Islands, Ark., the son of Jack and Mary Hurst Robinson. He married Christine Wiles Jan. 15, 1994 in Pontiac, Ill. She survives in Cornell...
Wanda Lavern Risner (06/29/06)
Wanda Lavern Risner died June 21, 2006, at her home in Thayer at the age of 61. She was born Sept. 10, 1944, in Memphis, Tenn., the daughter of the late Archie Wallace Lawson and Alma Lucille (Ward) Lawson. She was united in marriage March 30, 1961, to W.C. Risner Jr...
Opal Crabtree Crow (06/29/06)
Opal Crabtree Crow, 89, of Batesville, died June 21, 2006, in Batesville. She was born Oct. 3, 1916, in Cave City, the daughter of the late Charles Luther Crabtree and Roxie Brewer Crabtree. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith. She enjoyed sewing and making clothes for her children. She went to singing school as a young lady and taught her children to sing...
Eleanor "Granny" Davis (06/29/06)
Eleanor "Granny" Davis, died June 22, 2006, at Ash Flat Nursing Center in Ash Flat at the age of 96. She was born June 30, 1909, in Burnham, Mo., the daughter of the late Coon Wait Williamson and Mary Jane (Wood) Williamson. She was united in marriage Dec. 22, 1923, in Hardy to Carmel Gilbert Davis who preceded her in death March 29, 1968...
Faye Day Lewis (06/29/06)
Faye Day Lewis, 70, of Ash Flat died June 19, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 7, 1936, at Batesville the daughter of the late Elmer and Clara (Hightower) Shaver. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son, Jerry Kenneth Montgomery of Silva, Mo.; one daughter, Jenny Faye Koch of Cave City; two granddaughters, Audra Baker and Cassidi Roberts, both of Hot Springs; three great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends...
Beverly Ann Rone (06/29/06)
Beverly Ann Rone, age 58 of Horseshoe Bend died June 21, 2006, at her home in Horseshoe Bend. She was born on Nov. 25, 1947, the daughter of Aimee and Helen Lucia Crochetierre in Stafford, Conn. She owned her own business BC Landscaping, was a member of the Master Gardeners and Friends of the Library...
Kaylee Elizabeth Higginbottom (06/29/06)
Bobby and Cindy Higginbottom of Hardy announce the birth of their granddaughter, Kaylee Elizabeth Higginbottom. She was born May 12, 2006, at 1:58 p.m. at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19-1/4 inches long. She is welcomed by her mother, Mary Beth Higginbottom...
Jeffrey Smith (06/29/06)
Roy and Jill Smith of Springfield, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy born June 12, 2006, at St. John's Health System in Springfield. The baby has been named Jeffrey. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches. His sibling is Robert.
Chance Douglas Harber (06/29/06)
Suzonne Harber announces the birth of her brother, Chance Douglas Harber. He was born at 8:07 a.m. on June 9, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He weighed 8 pounds, 11.9 ounces and was 20 inches long. Parents are Doug and Kim Harber of Wiseman...
Jeffrey Smith (06/29/06)
Roy and Jill Smith of Springfield, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy born June 12, 2006, at St. John's Health System in Springfield. The baby has been named Jeffrey. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches. His sibling is Robert.
Chance Douglas Harber (06/29/06)
Suzonne Harber announces the birth of her brother, Chance Douglas Harber. He was born at 8:07 a.m. on June 9, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He weighed 8 pounds, 11.9 ounces and was 20 inches long. Parents are Doug and Kim Harber of Wiseman...
Kaylee Elizabeth Higginbottom (06/29/06)
Bobby and Cindy Higginbottom of Hardy announce the birth of their granddaughter, Kaylee Elizabeth Higginbottom. She was born May 12, 2006, at 1:58 p.m. at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19-1/4 inches long. She is welcomed by her mother, Mary Beth Higginbottom...
Combs, Dahlke plan July wedding (06/29/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Combs announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Alyssa Brittney Combs, to Ezekiel Zaccheus Dahlke. The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Thayer High School and is enrolled at Butler College in Wichita, Kan. The prospective groom is a 2005 graduate of Couch High School and a member of the United States Air Force currently stationed in Wichita, Kan. The couple will exchange vows July 8 at 4 p.m. at the Thayer Free Will Baptist Church...
Turner, Rains announce wedding plans (06/29/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Keith Turner of West Plains and Mr. and Mrs. Randy Rains of Farmington announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Ashley Jacqueline Turner and Andrew Ryan Rains. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of West Plains High School and is in her third year of college, pursuing a degree in business. She is an employee of C and K Clothing, West Plains...
Combs, Dahlke plan July wedding (06/29/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Combs announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Alyssa Brittney Combs, to Ezekiel Zaccheus Dahlke. The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Thayer High School and is enrolled at Butler College in Wichita, Kan. The prospective groom is a 2005 graduate of Couch High School and a member of the United States Air Force currently stationed in Wichita, Kan. The couple will exchange vows July 8 at 4 p.m. at the Thayer Free Will Baptist Church...
Turner, Rains announce wedding plans (06/29/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Keith Turner of West Plains and Mr. and Mrs. Randy Rains of Farmington announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Ashley Jacqueline Turner and Andrew Ryan Rains. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of West Plains High School and is in her third year of college, pursuing a degree in business. She is an employee of C and K Clothing, West Plains...
Boldly Going Nowhere (06/29/06)
Fifty years ago, in 1956, I was 12 years old -- too old for childish things and too young for wayward women. It was a year when a former truck driver named Elvis Presley burst upon the American scene and helped to create a new musical movement called "rock-n-roll." And the world has been rocking and rolling ever since...
Boldly Going Nowhere (06/29/06)
Fifty years ago, in 1956, I was 12 years old -- too old for childish things and too young for wayward women. It was a year when a former truck driver named Elvis Presley burst upon the American scene and helped to create a new musical movement called "rock-n-roll." And the world has been rocking and rolling ever since...