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Stories from Thursday, July 27, 2006

Copper thefts go up with price (07/27/06)
With the rise in prices for copper, Arkansas, as well as the rest of the country, has experienced a rash of copper thefts. Even rural areas of Arkansas are not immune as Izard County has seen a string of copper thefts recently. So far three suspects have been arrested and one remains at large in connection to separate thefts...
Mammoth Spring Schools in good financial shape (07/27/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- When the Mammoth Spring School Board met for their board meeting July 10, they were informed their school district is in good financial condition by Superintendent Ron Taylor. The board approved the end of the year financial report that showed the school's year ending (June 30, 2006) balance was $733,768...
Voters will vote in primary election (07/27/06)
MISSOURI -- Voters in Missouri will have the opportunity to vote either Democratic or Republican in the Aug. 8 Primary Election. In addition to voting for a favorite candidate, voters will have the opportunity to vote yes or no on proposed Missouri Constitutional Amendment 1...
113th Reunion under way this weekend (07/27/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The 113th Old Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Air Force Reunion will be held at Mammoth Spring State Park July 31 through Aug. 5. Mammoth Spring VFW Post 7831 annually sponsors the event. This year the VFW Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor a kids talent show Monday evening for children 14 and younger and an adult talent show Tuesday evening. ...
Salem finds coaches to fill slots (07/27/06)
Salem has resolved its football coaching situation for the 2006-07 school year with another appointment from within the school. The school board appointed head girls' basketball coach Eric Chambers to assistant football coach for the Greyhounds at the July 17 school board meeting at the superintendent's office...
Two teens injured in wrecks (07/27/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- An Alton teenager was injured July 19 in a one-vehicle accident near Alton. Lauren Treptow, 19, was driving a 2001 Volkswagon Beetle when it ran off the road, struck a tree, overturned and burned. Trooper Darren Wheeler said the accident occurred at 12:28 a.m. on U.S. 160...
BLUES BAND: (07/27/06)
BLUES BAND: The Sunny Side Up Blues Band entertained last week at Shady Oaks Healthcare. Band members, from left, are: Sonya Sheets, Dean Vonallmen and Dr. Ed McKinny.
Take your butts outside (07/27/06)
Arkansans looking for relief from cigarette smoke won't have to step outside any longer. The Arkansas Clean Indoor Air Act went into effect July 21 to a mixed reaction from Arkansans across the state. The act's intent is to make workplaces and public areas throughout the state smoke free, thereby protecting workers in nearly all public and private workplaces from secondhand smoke and ensuring that children, senior citizens and the general public can breathe smoke-free air in the public places they visit.. ...
High winds wreak havoc (07/27/06)
HIGH WIND: Thayer resident Rosie Freeman stands beside what used to be the master bedroom in her home at 301 Spruce Street in Thayer. Freeman said she was home when the storm hit but she suffered no injuries. More storm related pictures are on page 4...
Summer breeze ... (07/27/06)
WIND: Storms blew through the area July 21 causing damage to buildings and property. This boat and RV storage business located on Highway 62 near Wilderness Point entrance sustained extensive damage. Photo/ T. Harris
Storms blow through area (07/27/06)
Short but intense storms ripped through the area July 21 tearing the limbs from trees and damaging several residences. "The worst of the damage was from Sturkie to Mammoth Spring," said Fulton County Judge Charles Willett. "There were hundreds of trees down throughout the county."...
Jury finds Cave City woman Guilty (07/27/06)
A Cave City woman will spend the rest of her life in jail after she was convicted of murdering a Cave City man in his home Jan. 2. A jury of six women and six men found Leslie A. "Williams" Young, 34, guilty of capital murder, aggravated robbery, attempted arson and two counts of theft. The trial began July 18 and ended July 21 before Circuit Judge Harold S. Erwin in the Sharp County Courthouse...
Take your butts outside (07/27/06)
Arkansans looking for relief from cigarette smoke won't have to step outside any longer. The Arkansas Clean Indoor Air Act went into effect July 21 to a mixed reaction from Arkansans across the state. The act's intent is to make workplaces and public areas throughout the state smoke free, thereby protecting workers in nearly all public and private workplaces from secondhand smoke and ensuring that children, senior citizens and the general public can breathe smoke-free air in the public places they visit.. ...
Storms blow through area (07/27/06)
Short but intense storms ripped through the area July 21 tearing the limbs from trees and damaging several residences. "The worst of the damage was from Sturkie to Mammoth Spring," said Fulton County Judge Charles Willett. "There were hundreds of trees down throughout the county."...
113th Reunion under way this weekend (07/27/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The 113th Old Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Air Force Reunion will be held at Mammoth Spring State Park July 31 through Aug. 5. Mammoth Spring VFW Post 7831 annually sponsors the event. This year the VFW Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor a kids talent show Monday evening for children 14 and younger and an adult talent show Tuesday evening. ...
Two teens injured in wrecks (07/27/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- An Alton teenager was injured July 19 in a one-vehicle accident near Alton. Lauren Treptow, 19, was driving a 2001 Volkswagon Beetle when it ran off the road, struck a tree, overturned and burned. Trooper Darren Wheeler said the accident occurred at 12:28 a.m. on U.S. 160...
Salem finds coaches to fill slots (07/27/06)
Salem has resolved its football coaching situation for the 2006-07 school year with another appointment from within the school. The school board appointed head girls' basketball coach Eric Chambers to assistant football coach for the Greyhounds at the July 17 school board meeting at the superintendent's office...
Voters will vote in primary election (07/27/06)
MISSOURI -- Voters in Missouri will have the opportunity to vote either Democratic or Republican in the Aug. 8 Primary Election. In addition to voting for a favorite candidate, voters will have the opportunity to vote yes or no on proposed Missouri Constitutional Amendment 1...
Jury finds Cave City woman Guilty (07/27/06)
A Cave City woman will spend the rest of her life in jail after she was convicted of murdering a Cave City man in his home Jan. 2. A jury of six women and six men found Leslie A. "Williams" Young, 34, guilty of capital murder, aggravated robbery, attempted arson and two counts of theft. The trial began July 18 and ended July 21 before Circuit Judge Harold S. Erwin in the Sharp County Courthouse...
BLUES BAND: (07/27/06)
BLUES BAND: The Sunny Side Up Blues Band entertained last week at Shady Oaks Healthcare. Band members, from left, are: Sonya Sheets, Dean Vonallmen and Dr. Ed McKinny.
Summer breeze ... (07/27/06)
WIND: Storms blew through the area July 21 causing damage to buildings and property. This boat and RV storage business located on Highway 62 near Wilderness Point entrance sustained extensive damage. Photo/ T. Harris
High winds wreak havoc (07/27/06)
HIGH WIND: Thayer resident Rosie Freeman stands beside what used to be the master bedroom in her home at 301 Spruce Street in Thayer. Freeman said she was home when the storm hit but she suffered no injuries. More storm related pictures are on page 4...
Copper thefts go up with price (07/27/06)
With the rise in prices for copper, Arkansas, as well as the rest of the country, has experienced a rash of copper thefts. Even rural areas of Arkansas are not immune as Izard County has seen a string of copper thefts recently. So far three suspects have been arrested and one remains at large in connection to separate thefts...
Mammoth Spring Schools in good financial shape (07/27/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- When the Mammoth Spring School Board met for their board meeting July 10, they were informed their school district is in good financial condition by Superintendent Ron Taylor. The board approved the end of the year financial report that showed the school's year ending (June 30, 2006) balance was $733,768...
Counts deployed overseas (07/27/06)
Army National Guard 1st Lt. Erika D. Counts has been mobilized and activated for a future deployment to an undisclosed overseas location in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Counts is an executive officer normally assigned to the 114th Aviation, North Little Rock, Ark...
Wilkening, Dykes, Ellison, Phillips reunion set (07/27/06)
The Wilkening/Dykes and Ellison/Phillips families reunion will be held July 29 at the Hickinbotham-Miller building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds on Civic Center Road in Salem. A potluck dinner will be served at noon. Drinks, plates and eating utensils will be furnished...
FIVE GENERATIONS: (07/27/06)
FIVE GENERATIONS: Wyatt Ryan Buchanan, son of Josh Buchanan and Ashley Butler, was welcomed to make five generations. From left are: Penny Butler of Ash Flat, Roberta Rose of Cherokee Village, Ashley Butler and Wyatt Buchanan of Ash Flat, and Christene Jackson of Ash Flat...
Hoover, Welch announce engagement (07/27/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hoover of Fort Smith and Mr. and Mrs. John Ed Welch of Salem announce the approaching marriage of their children, Kacy Annette Hoover and Jeffery Daniel Welch. The bride-elect is employed at Stevens Group LLC in Little Rock. The prospective groom is employed as a CPA at Hudson, Cisne and Co. and is presently attending William H. Bowen School of Law in Little Rock...
UACCB to hold fall registration (07/27/06)
Fall registration at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will be set up a little different than it has been in the past, said college officials. To better serve its students, UACCB will have one day set aside for returning students and a second day set aside for new students. ...
Hoover, Welch announce engagement (07/27/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hoover of Fort Smith and Mr. and Mrs. John Ed Welch of Salem announce the approaching marriage of their children, Kacy Annette Hoover and Jeffery Daniel Welch. The bride-elect is employed at Stevens Group LLC in Little Rock. The prospective groom is employed as a CPA at Hudson, Cisne and Co. and is presently attending William H. Bowen School of Law in Little Rock...
UACCB to hold fall registration (07/27/06)
Fall registration at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will be set up a little different than it has been in the past, said college officials. To better serve its students, UACCB will have one day set aside for returning students and a second day set aside for new students. ...
FIVE GENERATIONS: (07/27/06)
FIVE GENERATIONS: Wyatt Ryan Buchanan, son of Josh Buchanan and Ashley Butler, was welcomed to make five generations. From left are: Penny Butler of Ash Flat, Roberta Rose of Cherokee Village, Ashley Butler and Wyatt Buchanan of Ash Flat, and Christene Jackson of Ash Flat...
Wilkening, Dykes, Ellison, Phillips reunion set (07/27/06)
The Wilkening/Dykes and Ellison/Phillips families reunion will be held July 29 at the Hickinbotham-Miller building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds on Civic Center Road in Salem. A potluck dinner will be served at noon. Drinks, plates and eating utensils will be furnished...
Counts deployed overseas (07/27/06)
Army National Guard 1st Lt. Erika D. Counts has been mobilized and activated for a future deployment to an undisclosed overseas location in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Counts is an executive officer normally assigned to the 114th Aviation, North Little Rock, Ark...
Commission's August meeting scheduled in Sedalia (07/27/06)
The Missouri Conservation Commission will hold its next meeting Aug. 16 and 17 at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. The Commission will meet in closed session Aug. 16. It will meet in open session at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 17 in the Conservation Discovery Room at the south end of the fairgrounds...
Young guns can win lifetime hunting permits (07/27/06)
Five young conservationists will receive the gift of a lifetime for a passionate hunter -- a Missouri Lifetime Hunting Permit. Pheasants Forever (PF) and Quail Forever (QF) received a grant for the permits from the Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation...
Applications being accepted for managed deer hunts (07/27/06)
Hunters who have ever wished they could hunt deer in a state park, a national wildlife refuge or a nature preserve, now is their chance. They can pick up a phone or go online and apply for a spot in one of the 86 managed deer hunts administered by the Missouri Department of Conservation this fall...
Annual Canoe Race to stop in Calico Rock (07/27/06)
This year's 40th Annual Boy Scouts White River Canoe Race is scheduled to make a crew switch at the Highway 5 Bridge in Calico Rock on July 28 between 10 and 10:30 a.m. Canoes will be put in at the boat landing, and members of the Chamber of Commerce and the 20/20 Group will welcome the racers with cold drinks and other refreshments, according to event organizers...
Annual Canoe Race to stop in Calico Rock (07/27/06)
This year's 40th Annual Boy Scouts White River Canoe Race is scheduled to make a crew switch at the Highway 5 Bridge in Calico Rock on July 28 between 10 and 10:30 a.m. Canoes will be put in at the boat landing, and members of the Chamber of Commerce and the 20/20 Group will welcome the racers with cold drinks and other refreshments, according to event organizers...
Applications being accepted for managed deer hunts (07/27/06)
Hunters who have ever wished they could hunt deer in a state park, a national wildlife refuge or a nature preserve, now is their chance. They can pick up a phone or go online and apply for a spot in one of the 86 managed deer hunts administered by the Missouri Department of Conservation this fall...
Young guns can win lifetime hunting permits (07/27/06)
Five young conservationists will receive the gift of a lifetime for a passionate hunter -- a Missouri Lifetime Hunting Permit. Pheasants Forever (PF) and Quail Forever (QF) received a grant for the permits from the Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation...
Commission's August meeting scheduled in Sedalia (07/27/06)
The Missouri Conservation Commission will hold its next meeting Aug. 16 and 17 at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. The Commission will meet in closed session Aug. 16. It will meet in open session at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 17 in the Conservation Discovery Room at the south end of the fairgrounds...
Glenn O. Cranmer (07/27/06)
Glenn O. Cranmer, 77, of Rogers, Ark., died July 9, 2006, at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville. He was born Nov. 28, 1928, in Clyde, Kan., the son of the late Oscar and Mary (Fuller) Cranmer. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force...
Glenn O. Cranmer (07/27/06)
Glenn O. Cranmer, 77, of Rogers, Ark., died July 9, 2006, at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville. He was born Nov. 28, 1928, in Clyde, Kan., the son of the late Oscar and Mary (Fuller) Cranmer. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force...
Norma "Jane" Schaus (07/27/06)
Norma "Jane" Pell Schaus, age 78, of St. Peter, Mo., formerly of Horseshoe Bend, died July 2, 2006, after a long battle with cancer. She was born April 10, 1928, the daughter of Walton and Pearl Pell. She married Milton James Schaus on Aug. 27, 1946...
Clifford O. Clanton (07/27/06)
Clifford O. Clanton, son of the late Charles Thelbert Clanton and Ana Elizabeth Crouch Clanton, was born Sept. 4, 1938, in Grandview, Texas. He died July 19, 2006, at his home near Wiseman, Ark., at the age of 67. Clanton was a heavy equipment operator, a butcher, a photographer and a stock farmer. He spent 12 years in the National Guard and the Army Reserve. He was a member of the Wiseman Baptist Church...
Lana Anderson (07/27/06)
Lana Anderson, age 65, of Evening Shade died July 17, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born June 4, 1941, in Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Thomas Marlin and Zelma (Scribner) Marlin. She retired from White Rodgers after 34 years as a machine operator and then worked at Pro-Dentec for eight years after her retirement...
Zelma (Baxter) Roach (07/27/06)
Zelma Flolene (Baxter) Roach, 93, of Sandtown died July 20, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 25, 1912, at Pine Hill, Ark., to Ervin and Ella (McTigue) Baxter. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of Pools Chapel Free Will Baptist Church at Sandtown...
Ona Billingsley (07/27/06)
Ona Marie Anderson Billingsley age 71, of Glencoe died July 16, 2006, at Mountain Home. She was born Aug. 24, 1934, at Franklin, Ark., the daughter of the late Monroe Albert and Leota Edith Troxler Anderson. She was a beautician and a member of the Franklin Baptist Church...
Sharon Anne Williams (07/27/06)
Sharon Anne Williams of Mammoth Spring, daughter of the late Joseph Clyde and Sylvia Marie Hill, was born on April 30, 1942, in Reno, Nev. She died July 21, 2006, at her home at the age of 64. She was united in marriage to Vernon B. Williams on Feb. 1, 1964, at Mammoth Spring and to this union five children were born. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother...
Case Lee Whitten (07/27/06)
Case Lee Whitten, infant son of Cody Lee and Amy Michelle Hall Whitten, was born July 12, 2006, in Batesville. He died July 17, 2006, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock at the age of 5 days. Survivors are his parents, Cody and Amy Whitten of Ash Flat; maternal grandmother, Cindy Hall of Agnos; paternal grandparents, James and Kim Whitten of Ash Flat; and Beth Whitten of Little Rock; two uncles, Cline Hall of Agnos and Clay Hall of Morehead, Ky.; two aunts, Alex Whitten of Ash Flat, and Brooke Whitten of Orlando, Fla.; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Blanche Vanderoff Lawrence (07/27/06)
Blanche Vanderoff Lawrence, age 82, of Horseshoe Bend died July 13, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. She was born March 13, 1924, in Spencer, Wis., the daughter of the late Benjamin and Myra Cole Vanderoff. She was a homemaker...
James Carles Croney Sr. (07/27/06)
James Carles Croney Sr., 63, of Cave City, died July 17, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 27, 1943 at Luxora, Ark., the son of Claude Carles and Allie Mae (Dixon) Croney. He was a retired truck driver, a U.S. Air Force veteran and of the Baptist faith...
Herman Nelson Cates (07/27/06)
Herman Nelson Cates, 74, of Alton, was born Oct. 10, 1931, in Alton, the son of Corwin Cates and Lois Cates. He died July 17, 2006, at his home. He graduated from Alton High School in 1949 and served in the U.S. Army from 1952-1954. He was united in marriage to Joyce Pickney on April 16, 1955. After retiring he loved to spend time fishing with family and friends. In 1961, he was converted and was baptized by his father-in-law, Rev. Richard Pickney in Buffalo, Mo...
Allegra Lucille "Lee" Hower (07/27/06)
Allegra Lucille "Lee" Hower, 86, of Alton, was born Oct. 9, 1919, near Peach Orchard, Ark., the daughter of the late Dave and Nettie Bearinger-Ricker. She died July 15, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include one son, James J. ...
Norma "Jane" Schaus (07/27/06)
Norma "Jane" Pell Schaus, age 78, of St. Peter, Mo., formerly of Horseshoe Bend, died July 2, 2006, after a long battle with cancer. She was born April 10, 1928, the daughter of Walton and Pearl Pell. She married Milton James Schaus on Aug. 27, 1946...
Sharon Anne Williams (07/27/06)
Sharon Anne Williams of Mammoth Spring, daughter of the late Joseph Clyde and Sylvia Marie Hill, was born on April 30, 1942, in Reno, Nev. She died July 21, 2006, at her home at the age of 64. She was united in marriage to Vernon B. Williams on Feb. 1, 1964, at Mammoth Spring and to this union five children were born. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother...
Case Lee Whitten (07/27/06)
Case Lee Whitten, infant son of Cody Lee and Amy Michelle Hall Whitten, was born July 12, 2006, in Batesville. He died July 17, 2006, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock at the age of 5 days. Survivors are his parents, Cody and Amy Whitten of Ash Flat; maternal grandmother, Cindy Hall of Agnos; paternal grandparents, James and Kim Whitten of Ash Flat; and Beth Whitten of Little Rock; two uncles, Cline Hall of Agnos and Clay Hall of Morehead, Ky.; two aunts, Alex Whitten of Ash Flat, and Brooke Whitten of Orlando, Fla.; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Blanche Vanderoff Lawrence (07/27/06)
Blanche Vanderoff Lawrence, age 82, of Horseshoe Bend died July 13, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. She was born March 13, 1924, in Spencer, Wis., the daughter of the late Benjamin and Myra Cole Vanderoff. She was a homemaker...
Herman Nelson Cates (07/27/06)
Herman Nelson Cates, 74, of Alton, was born Oct. 10, 1931, in Alton, the son of Corwin Cates and Lois Cates. He died July 17, 2006, at his home. He graduated from Alton High School in 1949 and served in the U.S. Army from 1952-1954. He was united in marriage to Joyce Pickney on April 16, 1955. After retiring he loved to spend time fishing with family and friends. In 1961, he was converted and was baptized by his father-in-law, Rev. Richard Pickney in Buffalo, Mo...
Allegra Lucille "Lee" Hower (07/27/06)
Allegra Lucille "Lee" Hower, 86, of Alton, was born Oct. 9, 1919, near Peach Orchard, Ark., the daughter of the late Dave and Nettie Bearinger-Ricker. She died July 15, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include one son, James J. ...
Ona Billingsley (07/27/06)
Ona Marie Anderson Billingsley age 71, of Glencoe died July 16, 2006, at Mountain Home. She was born Aug. 24, 1934, at Franklin, Ark., the daughter of the late Monroe Albert and Leota Edith Troxler Anderson. She was a beautician and a member of the Franklin Baptist Church...
Clifford O. Clanton (07/27/06)
Clifford O. Clanton, son of the late Charles Thelbert Clanton and Ana Elizabeth Crouch Clanton, was born Sept. 4, 1938, in Grandview, Texas. He died July 19, 2006, at his home near Wiseman, Ark., at the age of 67. Clanton was a heavy equipment operator, a butcher, a photographer and a stock farmer. He spent 12 years in the National Guard and the Army Reserve. He was a member of the Wiseman Baptist Church...
James Carles Croney Sr. (07/27/06)
James Carles Croney Sr., 63, of Cave City, died July 17, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 27, 1943 at Luxora, Ark., the son of Claude Carles and Allie Mae (Dixon) Croney. He was a retired truck driver, a U.S. Air Force veteran and of the Baptist faith...
Zelma (Baxter) Roach (07/27/06)
Zelma Flolene (Baxter) Roach, 93, of Sandtown died July 20, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 25, 1912, at Pine Hill, Ark., to Ervin and Ella (McTigue) Baxter. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of Pools Chapel Free Will Baptist Church at Sandtown...
Lana Anderson (07/27/06)
Lana Anderson, age 65, of Evening Shade died July 17, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born June 4, 1941, in Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Thomas Marlin and Zelma (Scribner) Marlin. She retired from White Rodgers after 34 years as a machine operator and then worked at Pro-Dentec for eight years after her retirement...
Wyatt Ryan Buchanan (07/27/06)
Wyatt Ryan Buchanan was born Jan. 16, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home to Josh Buchanan and Ashley Butler of Ash Flat. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Wyatt was welcomed home by many friends and family...
Trever Del Arnold (07/27/06)
Robert Arnold and Dana Greer of Ash Flat are the parents of a baby boy, Trever Del Arnold. He was born at 3:53 p.m. July 20, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. His siblings are John, 19, and Kevin, 14. Grandparents are Wilma Borman of Fort Myers, Fla., and Delbert and Anna Arnold of Ash Flat...
Abbagail Grace Bettis (07/27/06)
Anthony and Emily Bettis of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Abbagail Grace. She was born at 8:06 a.m. on July 13, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her siblings are Aden, 4, and Keyleigh, 20 months. Grandparents are Billy and Dianna Bird of Mammoth Spring and Ed and Brenda Bettis of Alton...
Nichole JoLynn Hartson (07/27/06)
George and Crystal Hartson of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Nichole JoLynn. She was born at 1:21 p.m. on July 17, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 5 pounds, 5 1/2 ounces and was 17 1/2 inches long. Her siblings are Jennifer, Amber, Kathlene and Kianna...
Khylen Iris Springer (07/27/06)
Tina Springer of Alton is the mother of a baby girl, Khylen Iris Springer. She was born at 2:50 a.m. on July 17, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her sibling is Jesse, 6. Grandparent is Christina Springer of Alton...
Melody Raine Kent-Stacel (07/27/06)
Kevin Stacel and Celeste Kent of Missouri are the parents of a baby girl, Melody Raine Kent-Stacel. She was born at 12:32 p.m. July 20, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long. Her sibling is Bridgette, 7. Grandparents are Don and Cheryl Kent of Mammoth Spring and Curtis and Michele Rodgers of West Plains...
Abbagail Grace Bettis (07/27/06)
Anthony and Emily Bettis of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Abbagail Grace. She was born at 8:06 a.m. on July 13, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her siblings are Aden, 4, and Keyleigh, 20 months. Grandparents are Billy and Dianna Bird of Mammoth Spring and Ed and Brenda Bettis of Alton...
Nichole JoLynn Hartson (07/27/06)
George and Crystal Hartson of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Nichole JoLynn. She was born at 1:21 p.m. on July 17, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 5 pounds, 5 1/2 ounces and was 17 1/2 inches long. Her siblings are Jennifer, Amber, Kathlene and Kianna...
Wyatt Ryan Buchanan (07/27/06)
Wyatt Ryan Buchanan was born Jan. 16, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home to Josh Buchanan and Ashley Butler of Ash Flat. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Wyatt was welcomed home by many friends and family...
Trever Del Arnold (07/27/06)
Robert Arnold and Dana Greer of Ash Flat are the parents of a baby boy, Trever Del Arnold. He was born at 3:53 p.m. July 20, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. His siblings are John, 19, and Kevin, 14. Grandparents are Wilma Borman of Fort Myers, Fla., and Delbert and Anna Arnold of Ash Flat...
Melody Raine Kent-Stacel (07/27/06)
Kevin Stacel and Celeste Kent of Missouri are the parents of a baby girl, Melody Raine Kent-Stacel. She was born at 12:32 p.m. July 20, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long. Her sibling is Bridgette, 7. Grandparents are Don and Cheryl Kent of Mammoth Spring and Curtis and Michele Rodgers of West Plains...
Khylen Iris Springer (07/27/06)
Tina Springer of Alton is the mother of a baby girl, Khylen Iris Springer. She was born at 2:50 a.m. on July 17, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her sibling is Jesse, 6. Grandparent is Christina Springer of Alton...
Miller, Jackson united in marriage (07/27/06)
Dana Raeshae Miller and Kenneth Lee Jackson were united in marriage on June 10, 2006, at the Thayer Freewill Baptist Church. Dana is the daughter of Bob and Paula Miller of Koshkonong, the granddaughter of Robert G. Miller of Koshkonong, Bernice Cantrell of Thayer and the late Elizabeth Miller and Virgil Cantrell...
Garrett, Ellis marry (07/27/06)
Lacy Jean Garrett, daughter of Kurt and Bilynda Garrett of Salem, and Jeb Stuart Ellis, son of Freddie and Pam Ellis of Heart, were united in marriage on July 7, 2006, by Rev. Bill Barnett at Living Word Tabernacle in Glencoe.
Garrett, Ellis marry (07/27/06)
Lacy Jean Garrett, daughter of Kurt and Bilynda Garrett of Salem, and Jeb Stuart Ellis, son of Freddie and Pam Ellis of Heart, were united in marriage on July 7, 2006, by Rev. Bill Barnett at Living Word Tabernacle in Glencoe.
Miller, Jackson united in marriage (07/27/06)
Dana Raeshae Miller and Kenneth Lee Jackson were united in marriage on June 10, 2006, at the Thayer Freewill Baptist Church. Dana is the daughter of Bob and Paula Miller of Koshkonong, the granddaughter of Robert G. Miller of Koshkonong, Bernice Cantrell of Thayer and the late Elizabeth Miller and Virgil Cantrell...
McClintock, Romine announce engagement (07/27/06)
Brenda Brewer of Thayer and Bill McClintock of Jonesboro announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristina McClintock, to Jason Romine, son of Jack and Jennie Romine of Thayer. Wedding vows will be exchanged Aug. 5 at 1 p.m. at First Assembly of God Church on Highway 63 in Thayer...
Ward, Pratt to marry (07/27/06)
Jerry and Cynthia Ward of Melbourne announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kodi Jo Ward, to James David Pratt II, son of David and Nancy Pratt, also of Melbourne. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jeffie and Marietta Gillihan and Orbra and Evelyn Ward, all of Melbourne. She is currently attending college at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and will graduate next spring with a degree in architectural studies with a minor in business...
Gatewood, Perkins set wedding plans (07/27/06)
Ashley Gwen Gatewood and Jacob Jon Perkins, along with their families and daughter, Kaydance Alexie Perkins, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Ashley is the daughter of Quinton Ross Gatewood of Salem and Jaquelyn Langley Cowens of Springfield, Mo. She is the granddaughter of Lola Gatewood and the late Jesse Gatewood of Brandsville, Mo., Lorene Langley and the late Jack Langley, formerly of Thayer, Mo...
McClintock, Romine announce engagement (07/27/06)
Brenda Brewer of Thayer and Bill McClintock of Jonesboro announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristina McClintock, to Jason Romine, son of Jack and Jennie Romine of Thayer. Wedding vows will be exchanged Aug. 5 at 1 p.m. at First Assembly of God Church on Highway 63 in Thayer...
Ward, Pratt to marry (07/27/06)
Jerry and Cynthia Ward of Melbourne announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kodi Jo Ward, to James David Pratt II, son of David and Nancy Pratt, also of Melbourne. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jeffie and Marietta Gillihan and Orbra and Evelyn Ward, all of Melbourne. She is currently attending college at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and will graduate next spring with a degree in architectural studies with a minor in business...
Gatewood, Perkins set wedding plans (07/27/06)
Ashley Gwen Gatewood and Jacob Jon Perkins, along with their families and daughter, Kaydance Alexie Perkins, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Ashley is the daughter of Quinton Ross Gatewood of Salem and Jaquelyn Langley Cowens of Springfield, Mo. She is the granddaughter of Lola Gatewood and the late Jesse Gatewood of Brandsville, Mo., Lorene Langley and the late Jack Langley, formerly of Thayer, Mo...
Baldridges to celebrate 50th anniversary (07/27/06)
Lenard and Erma Baldridge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2-4 p.m. on Aug. 13 at their home at 887 Wirth Road in Mammoth Spring. All family, friends and neighbors are welcome to attend. Omission of gifts is requested. The couple married Aug. 25, 1956, in Sharp County. They bought a farm and built their present home on Wirth Road in 1960. They raised cattle and Lenard worked in timber. Erma worked alongside Lenard and provided a home for their children...
Baldridges to celebrate 50th anniversary (07/27/06)
Lenard and Erma Baldridge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2-4 p.m. on Aug. 13 at their home at 887 Wirth Road in Mammoth Spring. All family, friends and neighbors are welcome to attend. Omission of gifts is requested. The couple married Aug. 25, 1956, in Sharp County. They bought a farm and built their present home on Wirth Road in 1960. They raised cattle and Lenard worked in timber. Erma worked alongside Lenard and provided a home for their children...
Boldly Going Nowhere (07/27/06)
On July 17, 1996, Flight 800 took off from Kennedy Airport in New York, with 230 people aboard, heading for Paris, France. At 8:31 p.m., 10 minutes into the flight, the TWA 747 was climbing at about 400 miles per hour, eight miles off the coast of Long Island. At 13,800 feet, the airplane exploded in midair. There were no survivors...
Boldly Going Nowhere (07/27/06)
On July 17, 1996, Flight 800 took off from Kennedy Airport in New York, with 230 people aboard, heading for Paris, France. At 8:31 p.m., 10 minutes into the flight, the TWA 747 was climbing at about 400 miles per hour, eight miles off the coast of Long Island. At 13,800 feet, the airplane exploded in midair. There were no survivors...