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Stories from Thursday, August 10, 2006

Coroner requests cooler (08/10/06)
The living aren't the only ones who require public services. The Fulton County Quorum Court, at their July 13 meeting approved the purchase of a cooler at the request of Fulton County Coroner Steven Barker for the storage of bodies. He said he needs the unit to make more room at his place of business, Barker Funeral Home...
Man severs arm in crash (08/10/06)
An Ash Flat man suffered a severed arm in a one-vehicle crash Aug 5. Terry Lee McLain, 41, was driving his 2003 Hummer HH2 southbound on State Highway 289, 4/10-mile north of U.S. Highway 62/412 when he lost control of his vehicle, according to investigating trooper Cpl. Ronnie Stewart. He said McLain crested a hill at a high rate of speed and lost control...
Civic leader dies (08/10/06)
L.R. Jack Cochran, who was general manager of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative for nearly 40 years, died Aug. 7 at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was 82. Cochran had also been part owner of Areawide Media, which publishes The News. Cochran was born Sept. 1, 1923, in Byron to the late Orgel and Eva York Cochran...
Smith to serve 6 years (08/10/06)
The murder case of Stephen Smith has ended in a plea of guilty on one count of manslaughter in the death of 14-year-old Joshua Mullins. Smith was sentenced to six years in the Department of Correction. The 441 days he has already spent in jail will count toward the sentence. Manslaughter is a class C felony...
Bank robbed (08/10/06)
A manhunt for a man who robbed First Community Bank in Hardy at gunpoint Aug. 8 has expanded into neighboring states. The robbery occurred around 9:15 a.m. when a white male entered the bank from the main entrance on Main Street, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said...
Cleanup of storm debris continues (08/10/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- As of Aug. 3 employees of the city of Mammoth Spring had hauled 75 large dump truck loads of storm debris out of the city, and they are only to Sixth Street. The debris in the city was caused from high straight-line winds that traveled through the Mammoth Spring/Thayer area the evening of July 21...
Trees damaged at park (08/10/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring State Park Assistant Superintendent Glenda Pryor said the storm that brought severe damages to Mammoth Spring and Thayer also damaged trees at Mammoth Spring State Park. She said 12 trees were destroyed during the wind storm July 21 and 10 trees were damaged. She said most of the trees destroyed were large oak trees, some 150 to 200 years old...
Fulton County man arrested in Mountain Home (08/10/06)
Mountain Home Police arrested a Fulton County man for allegedly exposing himself to two female children July 21. Roger Billings, 35, of Elizabeth is accused of exposing himself to the girls, ages 6 and 9, as they played outside their residences in Mountain Home...
Forklift accident injures man (08/10/06)
An Aug. 2 accident at an Agnos truss plant has left a Williford man hospitalized for an undetermined amount of time. Charles Cross, 59, suffered four broken ribs and a broken pelvis after the forks of a Clark IT40 forklift fell on him. "He was putting in the cylinders that push the forks up and down," Plant Manager Blake Medlock said. "Before he got in the mast (the cylinders) it shifted, causing the chains holding it up to break and the forks fell on him."...
Sodomy charges filed (08/10/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- A Koshkonong man has been charged with two felony counts of first degree statutory sodomy. Officers with the Alton Police Department said on July 8-10 and again on July 18, Jimmy L. Gatewood, 19, of Koshkonong had deviant sexual intercourse with a child less than 12 years old...
Salem council passes dog ordinance (08/10/06)
The city of Salem now has an ordinance to deal with dog owners who let their pets run free in the city. The council passed the ordinance at the July 27 city council meeting at Salem City Hall. "We need this ordinance," Police Chief Albert Roork said. Mayor Gary Clayton agreed, saying the problem with stray dogs must be dealt with...
Assessing gated properties discussed (08/10/06)
Izard County is taking a new approach to the plans for a heating and cooling system for the first floor of the Izard County Courthouse. The Quorum Court discussed the new plan, which would combine that project with replacing the electrical wiring of the first floor of the courthouse, at its Aug. 1 meeting in the Izard County Courthouse...
Teens thrown from truck (08/10/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Two Alton teenagers were injured when they were thrown from the bed of a pickup truck July 29. The accident occurred at 5:56 p.m. on P Highway, one-half mile west of Alton. Trooper J.C. Howell said a 1978 Chevrolet truck driven by Jeffrey McMaster-Englehardt II, 18, of Ava ran off the road, struck an approach and went airborne. The truck then overturned several times and landed in the middle of the road...
Benefit trail ride set (08/10/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Saddle Up Trail Ride for St. Jude Children's Hospital will be held Sept. 16 at Mammoth Spring. The event will start at the Don Hall residence located at 1145 Broadleaf Road. Registration for the event is from now until the day of the ride at 7:30 a.m...
Deputies find 2-year-old alone outside at 2 a.m. (08/10/06)
A Melbourne woman is facing felony charges after deputies say they found her child outside in the early hours before daylight. Tonya Sanders, 24, of Melbourne was arrested at approximately 2 a.m. July 15 after deputies found her 2-year-old child in the yard of her Jay Street residence, according to authorities...
Sodomy charges filed (08/10/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- A Koshkonong man has been charged with two felony counts of first degree statutory sodomy. Officers with the Alton Police Department said on July 8-10 and again on July 18, Jimmy L. Gatewood, 19, of Koshkonong had deviant sexual intercourse with a child less than 12 years old...
Salem council passes dog ordinance (08/10/06)
The city of Salem now has an ordinance to deal with dog owners who let their pets run free in the city. The council passed the ordinance at the July 27 city council meeting at Salem City Hall. "We need this ordinance," Police Chief Albert Roork said. Mayor Gary Clayton agreed, saying the problem with stray dogs must be dealt with...
Assessing gated properties discussed (08/10/06)
Izard County is taking a new approach to the plans for a heating and cooling system for the first floor of the Izard County Courthouse. The Quorum Court discussed the new plan, which would combine that project with replacing the electrical wiring of the first floor of the courthouse, at its Aug. 1 meeting in the Izard County Courthouse...
Teens thrown from truck (08/10/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Two Alton teenagers were injured when they were thrown from the bed of a pickup truck July 29. The accident occurred at 5:56 p.m. on P Highway, one-half mile west of Alton. Trooper J.C. Howell said a 1978 Chevrolet truck driven by Jeffrey McMaster-Englehardt II, 18, of Ava ran off the road, struck an approach and went airborne. The truck then overturned several times and landed in the middle of the road...
Benefit trail ride set (08/10/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Saddle Up Trail Ride for St. Jude Children's Hospital will be held Sept. 16 at Mammoth Spring. The event will start at the Don Hall residence located at 1145 Broadleaf Road. Registration for the event is from now until the day of the ride at 7:30 a.m...
Deputies find 2-year-old alone outside at 2 a.m. (08/10/06)
A Melbourne woman is facing felony charges after deputies say they found her child outside in the early hours before daylight. Tonya Sanders, 24, of Melbourne was arrested at approximately 2 a.m. July 15 after deputies found her 2-year-old child in the yard of her Jay Street residence, according to authorities...
Forklift accident injures man (08/10/06)
An Aug. 2 accident at an Agnos truss plant has left a Williford man hospitalized for an undetermined amount of time. Charles Cross, 59, suffered four broken ribs and a broken pelvis after the forks of a Clark IT40 forklift fell on him. "He was putting in the cylinders that push the forks up and down," Plant Manager Blake Medlock said. "Before he got in the mast (the cylinders) it shifted, causing the chains holding it up to break and the forks fell on him."...
Fulton County man arrested in Mountain Home (08/10/06)
Mountain Home Police arrested a Fulton County man for allegedly exposing himself to two female children July 21. Roger Billings, 35, of Elizabeth is accused of exposing himself to the girls, ages 6 and 9, as they played outside their residences in Mountain Home...
Bank robbed (08/10/06)
A manhunt for a man who robbed First Community Bank in Hardy at gunpoint Aug. 8 has expanded into neighboring states. The robbery occurred around 9:15 a.m. when a white male entered the bank from the main entrance on Main Street, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said...
Smith to serve 6 years (08/10/06)
The murder case of Stephen Smith has ended in a plea of guilty on one count of manslaughter in the death of 14-year-old Joshua Mullins. Smith was sentenced to six years in the Department of Correction. The 441 days he has already spent in jail will count toward the sentence. Manslaughter is a class C felony...
Civic leader dies (08/10/06)
L.R. Jack Cochran, who was general manager of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative for nearly 40 years, died Aug. 7 at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was 82. Cochran had also been part owner of Areawide Media, which publishes The News. Cochran was born Sept. 1, 1923, in Byron to the late Orgel and Eva York Cochran...
Man severs arm in crash (08/10/06)
An Ash Flat man suffered a severed arm in a one-vehicle crash Aug 5. Terry Lee McLain, 41, was driving his 2003 Hummer HH2 southbound on State Highway 289, 4/10-mile north of U.S. Highway 62/412 when he lost control of his vehicle, according to investigating trooper Cpl. Ronnie Stewart. He said McLain crested a hill at a high rate of speed and lost control...
Coroner requests cooler (08/10/06)
The living aren't the only ones who require public services. The Fulton County Quorum Court, at their July 13 meeting approved the purchase of a cooler at the request of Fulton County Coroner Steven Barker for the storage of bodies. He said he needs the unit to make more room at his place of business, Barker Funeral Home...
Cleanup of storm debris continues (08/10/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- As of Aug. 3 employees of the city of Mammoth Spring had hauled 75 large dump truck loads of storm debris out of the city, and they are only to Sixth Street. The debris in the city was caused from high straight-line winds that traveled through the Mammoth Spring/Thayer area the evening of July 21...
Trees damaged at park (08/10/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring State Park Assistant Superintendent Glenda Pryor said the storm that brought severe damages to Mammoth Spring and Thayer also damaged trees at Mammoth Spring State Park. She said 12 trees were destroyed during the wind storm July 21 and 10 trees were damaged. She said most of the trees destroyed were large oak trees, some 150 to 200 years old...
Solemn Ole Judge Day to feature Pake McEntyre (08/10/06)
The Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce is bringing The Pake McEntyre Show to town for the Solemn Ole Judge Day. The concert will start at 6 p.m. on Sept. 2 and will be held at Wood's Park across from the Mammoth Spring Fire Station. Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the gate. Children age 10 and under are free. Contact Bank of Thayer, FNBC, Mammoth Spring Bank or Simmons First National Bank for tickets...
Artist writes songs with Ozark flavor (08/10/06)
Captain T (Tom Hunnicutt) of Williford is known as a professional martial artist and a former Marine who proved himself in combat in defense of our nation twice. He has recently finished writing the first historic volume of five that concerns Marine Corps special intelligence units...
Solemn Ole Judge Day to feature Pake McEntyre (08/10/06)
The Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce is bringing The Pake McEntyre Show to town for the Solemn Ole Judge Day. The concert will start at 6 p.m. on Sept. 2 and will be held at Wood's Park across from the Mammoth Spring Fire Station. Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the gate. Children age 10 and under are free. Contact Bank of Thayer, FNBC, Mammoth Spring Bank or Simmons First National Bank for tickets...
Artist writes songs with Ozark flavor (08/10/06)
Captain T (Tom Hunnicutt) of Williford is known as a professional martial artist and a former Marine who proved himself in combat in defense of our nation twice. He has recently finished writing the first historic volume of five that concerns Marine Corps special intelligence units...
Handicapped dove hunt offered (08/10/06)
Hunters with mobility impairments will get a special shot at dove hunting at Ten Mile Pond Conservation Area again this year. The Conservation Department and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) are sponsoring a special event for disabled hunters Sept. 3 at the conservation area in Mississippi County...
MDC surplus auction set (08/10/06)
Missourians who can't resist a bargain will want to attend the Missouri Department of Conservation's surplus property auction Aug. 26 in Brookfield. Items ranging from johnboats to air conditioners will go to the highest bidders. A complete list of sale items will be available at the registration desk the day of the sale. Auction items are on display from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. the day before the auction and starting at 8 a.m. the day of the auction...
Melbourne draws bead on Southwestern Zone title (08/10/06)
Devon Melbourne of Hardy was certainly in the "zone" for the Southwestern Zone Trap Shoot recently. The Southwest Zone Shoot consists of trap shooters from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Missouri, Louisiana, Kansas and Colorado and is a part of four zones which break up the United States for trap shooting competition...
Handicapped dove hunt offered (08/10/06)
Hunters with mobility impairments will get a special shot at dove hunting at Ten Mile Pond Conservation Area again this year. The Conservation Department and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) are sponsoring a special event for disabled hunters Sept. 3 at the conservation area in Mississippi County...
Melbourne draws bead on Southwestern Zone title (08/10/06)
Devon Melbourne of Hardy was certainly in the "zone" for the Southwestern Zone Trap Shoot recently. The Southwest Zone Shoot consists of trap shooters from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Missouri, Louisiana, Kansas and Colorado and is a part of four zones which break up the United States for trap shooting competition...
MDC surplus auction set (08/10/06)
Missourians who can't resist a bargain will want to attend the Missouri Department of Conservation's surplus property auction Aug. 26 in Brookfield. Items ranging from johnboats to air conditioners will go to the highest bidders. A complete list of sale items will be available at the registration desk the day of the sale. Auction items are on display from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. the day before the auction and starting at 8 a.m. the day of the auction...
Delbert Wayne Harmon (08/10/06)
Delbert Wayne Harmon, 80, of the Ash Flat Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, formerly of Cherokee Village died July 30, 2006, at the nursing home. He was born March 22, 1926, in Liberty Hill, Ark., the son of the late Russell Harmon and Nora Cunningham...
Ralph B. DePriest (08/10/06)
Ralph B. DePriest, 80, of Hardy died Aug. 3, 2006, at his residence. DePriest was born on Dec. 15, 1925, in Marshall, Ark., the son of Benjamin DePriest and Ruby (Mathis) De Priest. He worked for many years for the Arkansas Forestry Commission. He moved to Sharp County in 1960 from Harrison. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge...
Sarah "Kitty" Gwaltney (08/10/06)
Sarah Catherine "Kitty" Gwaltney, age 81, of Alton, was born Jan. 12, 1925 in Arlington, Texas and died July 26, 2006, at her daughter's home near Alton. Survivors include her daughter, Debbie Cotton and husband Johnny; and one grandson, Ajay Cotton; four sisters, Joann Davidson, Patsy Wilson and husband Lewis, Ginger Green and husband Sammy and Carol Brendle all of Arlington, Texas; one brother, Grover Brendle Jr., of Arlington, Texas; two sisters-in-law, Madge Holmes and husband Dorlas of Alton, and Sue Rowan of Windsor, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Thelma Irene Williams (08/10/06)
Thelma Irene Williams, 91, died July 29, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer. She was born Nov. 13, 1914, in Sheridan, Iowa, the daughter of the late J.O. Denny and Edith Botkins Denny. She was united in marriage in 1932 in Lucas County, Iowa, to James W. Baker, who preceded her in death...
Nell Stuart Bloxton (08/10/06)
Nell Stuart Bloxton, 90, of Cherokee Village died July 28, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Feb. 2, 1916, at Williamsburg, Va., the daughter of the late William Moncure Ashby and Adelaide Lee (Everett) Bloxton. She traveled extensively as a supervisory librarian for the United States Government...
Ella Maye Carroll (08/10/06)
Ella Maye Carroll of West Plains, daughter of the late Lou and Jannie Hunter, was born July 16, 1919, in Lead Hill, Ark. She died Aug. 1, 2006, at her home at the age of 87. She was united in marriage to Erby Carroll on Dec. 24, 1941. She spent a good deal of her life in California. She was a loving wife and a caring person and will be missed by all who knew her. She was a Methodist...
Janet Faye Campbell (08/10/06)
Janet Faye Murchison Campbell was born the daughter of the late Jack and Ethelwyn Murchison on Dec. 24, 1946, in Burbank, Calif., and died July 28, 2006. She was united in marriage to Ralph Duane Campbell on May 28, 1985. Campbell is survived by her husband, Ralph Duane Campbell of Grand Prairie, Texas; five children, Matthew of Lakeside, Texas, Brian of Azle, Texas, Stephanie of West Plains, Mo., Dennis of West Plains, and Trudy of Lake City, Ark.; seven grandchildren; and two brothers, Rodney of Bossier City, La. ...
Norman Niederklopfer (08/10/06)
Norman Lester Niederk-lopfer, 71, of Cherokee Village died at his home July 20, 2006. He was born Dec. 21, 1934, the son of Herman and Anne Niederklopfer. He was a cement mason for 30 years for B.A. Knipfer and son. He also was a Lutheran. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Karen Christina Niederklopfer; two sons, Perry Wayne of Cherokee Village and Lon Allan of Hollandale, Wis.; two daughters, Kim Christina Foster and Kelly Lee Henning of New Glarus, Wis.; a brother, Donavon Niederklopfer of Prairie Pusac, Wis., two sisters, Marie Lee and Joann Kufner of Kingman, Ariz; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
Norman Niederklopfer (08/10/06)
Norman Lester Niederk-lopfer, 71, of Cherokee Village died at his home July 20, 2006. He was born Dec. 21, 1934, the son of Herman and Anne Niederklopfer. He was a cement mason for 30 years for B.A. Knipfer and son. He also was a Lutheran. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Karen Christina Niederklopfer; two sons, Perry Wayne of Cherokee Village and Lon Allan of Hollandale, Wis.; two daughters, Kim Christina Foster and Kelly Lee Henning of New Glarus, Wis.; a brother, Donavon Niederklopfer of Prairie Pusac, Wis., two sisters, Marie Lee and Joann Kufner of Kingman, Ariz; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
John Marvin Bull (08/10/06)
John Marvin Bull, 55, of Seymour, Mo., died July 28, 2006, in his home. He was a retired fire protection sprinkler fitter, a member of the Hazelwood Masonic Lodge 459 AF&AM, and a deacon of the Seymour First Baptist Church. He was united in marriage to Lynne Carol Wann on June 8, 1974, in Ardmore, Okla...
Garl W. Sutherland (08/10/06)
Garl W. Sutherland, 84, of Cherokee Village died July 31, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Nov. 7, 1921, in Ladonda, Texas, the son of Jim Sutherland and Corine (McElhaney) Sutherland. He was united in marriage to Velma Cherry on Aug. 2, 1944, in San Francisco, Calif...
Otis Denver Allen (08/10/06)
Otis Denver Allen, age 78, of Hardy died Aug. 1, 2006, at his home. Allen worked for Alcoa for 35 years. Survivors include his wife Mary of the home; three sons, James of Beaverton, Oregon, Jerry of Illinois, and Terry of Portland, Oregon; three daughers, Cynthia Reimers of Davenport, Iowa, DeEtta and Brenda Stroud of Bartlesville, Okla.; a brother, Sharum Allen of Hammond, Ind.; and a sister, Juanita Birmingham of Nowata, Okla.; and eight grandchildren...
Raymond Dickson (08/10/06)
Raymond Marshall Dickson, 27, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., died July 30, 2006, following a motorcycle accident. Survivors include his wife, Molly; two sons, Austin and Jackson of Murfeesboro; parents, Thomas and Denise Dickson of Aurora, Ill.; grandmother, Louise Dickson, and great-grandmother, Dora Webbe, both of Arkansas; in-laws, Don and Sue Young of Murfreesboro and James McGowan of Illinois; along with other relatives...
Ray Arnold Dykes (08/10/06)
Ray Arnold Dykes, 57, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 3, 2006, at his home. Ray was a Spray Booth Operator with VanLeer Container. Survivors include his wife Pamela Louise Dykes from Cherokee Village two sons, Kenneth Ray Dykes and wife Paula Jean of Cherokee Village and Keith Ray Dykes of Thayer; a daughter Melinda Marie Bratlein and husband, John Leonard; five brothers, Frank, Billy and Martin Dykes from Kentucky and Cleve and Sam from Illinois; four sisters Maxine Fagues and Jewel Pence from Kentucky, Dorothy Hayes from Illinois and Bobbie Peach from Alabama; and 12 grandchildren.. ...
James Reginald Taylor (08/10/06)
James Reginald Taylor, 61, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 2, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born May 18, 1945, at Peoria, Ill., the son of Earl Edwin Taylor and Elizabeth (Bleau) Taylor. He was a house painter and enjoyed fishing...
Janet Campbell (08/10/06)
Janet Faye Murchison Campbell was born the daughter of the late Jack and Ethelwyn Murchison on Dec. 24, 1946, in Burbank, Calif., and died July 28, 2006. She was united in marriage to Ralph Duane Campbell on May 28, 1985. Campbell is survived by her husband, Ralph Duane Campbell of Grand Prairie, Texas; five children, Matthew of Lakeside, Texas, Brian of Azle, Texas, Stephanie of West Plains, Mo., Dennis of West Plains, and Trudy of Lake City, Ark.; seven grandchildren; and two brothers, Rodney of Bossier City, La. ...
Otis Denver Allen (08/10/06)
Otis Denver Allen, age 78, of Hardy died Aug. 1, 2006, at his home. Allen worked for Alcoa for 35 years. Survivors include his wife Mary of the home; three sons, James of Beaverton, Oregon, Jerry of Illinois, and Terry of Portland, Oregon; three daughers, Cynthia Reimers of Davenport, Iowa, DeEtta and Brenda Stroud of Bartlesville, Okla.; a brother, Sharum Allen of Hammond, Ind.; and a sister, Juanita Birmingham of Nowata, Okla.; and eight grandchildren...
Delbert Wayne Harmon (08/10/06)
Delbert Wayne Harmon, 80, of the Ash Flat Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, formerly of Cherokee Village died July 30, 2006, at the nursing home. He was born March 22, 1926, in Liberty Hill, Ark., the son of the late Russell Harmon and Nora Cunningham...
Ella Maye Carroll (08/10/06)
Ella Maye Carroll of West Plains, daughter of the late Lou and Jannie Hunter, was born July 16, 1919, in Lead Hill, Ark. She died Aug. 1, 2006, at her home at the age of 87. She was united in marriage to Erby Carroll on Dec. 24, 1941. She spent a good deal of her life in California. She was a loving wife and a caring person and will be missed by all who knew her. She was a Methodist...
Nell Stuart Bloxton (08/10/06)
Nell Stuart Bloxton, 90, of Cherokee Village died July 28, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Feb. 2, 1916, at Williamsburg, Va., the daughter of the late William Moncure Ashby and Adelaide Lee (Everett) Bloxton. She traveled extensively as a supervisory librarian for the United States Government...
Thelma Irene Williams (08/10/06)
Thelma Irene Williams, 91, died July 29, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer. She was born Nov. 13, 1914, in Sheridan, Iowa, the daughter of the late J.O. Denny and Edith Botkins Denny. She was united in marriage in 1932 in Lucas County, Iowa, to James W. Baker, who preceded her in death...
Janet Faye Campbell (08/10/06)
Janet Faye Murchison Campbell was born the daughter of the late Jack and Ethelwyn Murchison on Dec. 24, 1946, in Burbank, Calif., and died July 28, 2006. She was united in marriage to Ralph Duane Campbell on May 28, 1985. Campbell is survived by her husband, Ralph Duane Campbell of Grand Prairie, Texas; five children, Matthew of Lakeside, Texas, Brian of Azle, Texas, Stephanie of West Plains, Mo., Dennis of West Plains, and Trudy of Lake City, Ark.; seven grandchildren; and two brothers, Rodney of Bossier City, La. ...
John Marvin Bull (08/10/06)
John Marvin Bull, 55, of Seymour, Mo., died July 28, 2006, in his home. He was a retired fire protection sprinkler fitter, a member of the Hazelwood Masonic Lodge 459 AF&AM, and a deacon of the Seymour First Baptist Church. He was united in marriage to Lynne Carol Wann on June 8, 1974, in Ardmore, Okla...
Garl W. Sutherland (08/10/06)
Garl W. Sutherland, 84, of Cherokee Village died July 31, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Nov. 7, 1921, in Ladonda, Texas, the son of Jim Sutherland and Corine (McElhaney) Sutherland. He was united in marriage to Velma Cherry on Aug. 2, 1944, in San Francisco, Calif...
Raymond Dickson (08/10/06)
Raymond Marshall Dickson, 27, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., died July 30, 2006, following a motorcycle accident. Survivors include his wife, Molly; two sons, Austin and Jackson of Murfeesboro; parents, Thomas and Denise Dickson of Aurora, Ill.; grandmother, Louise Dickson, and great-grandmother, Dora Webbe, both of Arkansas; in-laws, Don and Sue Young of Murfreesboro and James McGowan of Illinois; along with other relatives...
Ray Arnold Dykes (08/10/06)
Ray Arnold Dykes, 57, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 3, 2006, at his home. Ray was a Spray Booth Operator with VanLeer Container. Survivors include his wife Pamela Louise Dykes from Cherokee Village two sons, Kenneth Ray Dykes and wife Paula Jean of Cherokee Village and Keith Ray Dykes of Thayer; a daughter Melinda Marie Bratlein and husband, John Leonard; five brothers, Frank, Billy and Martin Dykes from Kentucky and Cleve and Sam from Illinois; four sisters Maxine Fagues and Jewel Pence from Kentucky, Dorothy Hayes from Illinois and Bobbie Peach from Alabama; and 12 grandchildren.. ...
James Reginald Taylor (08/10/06)
James Reginald Taylor, 61, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 2, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born May 18, 1945, at Peoria, Ill., the son of Earl Edwin Taylor and Elizabeth (Bleau) Taylor. He was a house painter and enjoyed fishing...
Janet Campbell (08/10/06)
Janet Faye Murchison Campbell was born the daughter of the late Jack and Ethelwyn Murchison on Dec. 24, 1946, in Burbank, Calif., and died July 28, 2006. She was united in marriage to Ralph Duane Campbell on May 28, 1985. Campbell is survived by her husband, Ralph Duane Campbell of Grand Prairie, Texas; five children, Matthew of Lakeside, Texas, Brian of Azle, Texas, Stephanie of West Plains, Mo., Dennis of West Plains, and Trudy of Lake City, Ark.; seven grandchildren; and two brothers, Rodney of Bossier City, La. ...
Norman Niederklopfer (08/10/06)
Norman Lester Niederk-lopfer, 71, of Cherokee Village died at his home July 20, 2006. He was born Dec. 21, 1934, the son of Herman and Anne Niederklopfer. He was a cement mason for 30 years for B.A. Knipfer and son. He also was a Lutheran. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Karen Christina Niederklopfer; two sons, Perry Wayne of Cherokee Village and Lon Allan of Hollandale, Wis.; two daughters, Kim Christina Foster and Kelly Lee Henning of New Glarus, Wis.; a brother, Donavon Niederklopfer of Prairie Pusac, Wis., two sisters, Marie Lee and Joann Kufner of Kingman, Ariz; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
Norman Niederklopfer (08/10/06)
Norman Lester Niederk-lopfer, 71, of Cherokee Village died at his home July 20, 2006. He was born Dec. 21, 1934, the son of Herman and Anne Niederklopfer. He was a cement mason for 30 years for B.A. Knipfer and son. He also was a Lutheran. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Karen Christina Niederklopfer; two sons, Perry Wayne of Cherokee Village and Lon Allan of Hollandale, Wis.; two daughters, Kim Christina Foster and Kelly Lee Henning of New Glarus, Wis.; a brother, Donavon Niederklopfer of Prairie Pusac, Wis., two sisters, Marie Lee and Joann Kufner of Kingman, Ariz; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
Sarah "Kitty" Gwaltney (08/10/06)
Sarah Catherine "Kitty" Gwaltney, age 81, of Alton, was born Jan. 12, 1925 in Arlington, Texas and died July 26, 2006, at her daughter's home near Alton. Survivors include her daughter, Debbie Cotton and husband Johnny; and one grandson, Ajay Cotton; four sisters, Joann Davidson, Patsy Wilson and husband Lewis, Ginger Green and husband Sammy and Carol Brendle all of Arlington, Texas; one brother, Grover Brendle Jr., of Arlington, Texas; two sisters-in-law, Madge Holmes and husband Dorlas of Alton, and Sue Rowan of Windsor, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Ralph B. DePriest (08/10/06)
Ralph B. DePriest, 80, of Hardy died Aug. 3, 2006, at his residence. DePriest was born on Dec. 15, 1925, in Marshall, Ark., the son of Benjamin DePriest and Ruby (Mathis) De Priest. He worked for many years for the Arkansas Forestry Commission. He moved to Sharp County in 1960 from Harrison. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge...
Blaze Hunter Bishop (08/10/06)
Gary and Jodi Bishop of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Blaze Hunter. He was born at 9:06 p.m. on July 31, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 1/2 ounces, and was 20 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Jack and Vicky Callahan of West Plains and David and Lorie Bishop of Mammoth Spring...
Emily Grace Trivitt (08/10/06)
Dustin and Dawn Trivitt of Ash Flat announce the birth of a daughter on July 30, 2006, at White River Medical Center. The baby has been named Emily Grace Trivitt. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce. Grandparents are Darrell and Laura Williams and Debbie and the late Donald Trivitt...
Jaylen Patrick Warren (08/10/06)
David and Crystal Warren of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Jaylen Patrick. He was born at 1:52 p.m. on July 28, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. His siblings are Dustin, 10, and Makayden, 5...
Austin Jett Anderson (08/10/06)
Joseph and Deborah Anderson of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Austin Jett. He was born at 10:27 a.m. on July 24, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are George and Sarah Blackwell of Alton and Joe and Paula Anderson of Rover. Great grandparents are Shirley Jett of Rover and Rodney and Sue Anderson of Hardy...
Faulkenberry celebrates 99th birthday (08/10/06)
Clarice Faulkenberry celebrated her 99th birthday June 24. After celebrating at the Fulton County Nursing and Rehab Center with a party and cake, a picture was taken to remember this special year. Faulkenberry said she anticipates another good year ahead...
Emily Grace Trivitt (08/10/06)
Dustin and Dawn Trivitt of Ash Flat announce the birth of a daughter on July 30, 2006, at White River Medical Center. The baby has been named Emily Grace Trivitt. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce. Grandparents are Darrell and Laura Williams and Debbie and the late Donald Trivitt...
Blaze Hunter Bishop (08/10/06)
Gary and Jodi Bishop of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Blaze Hunter. He was born at 9:06 p.m. on July 31, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 1/2 ounces, and was 20 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Jack and Vicky Callahan of West Plains and David and Lorie Bishop of Mammoth Spring...
Austin Jett Anderson (08/10/06)
Joseph and Deborah Anderson of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Austin Jett. He was born at 10:27 a.m. on July 24, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are George and Sarah Blackwell of Alton and Joe and Paula Anderson of Rover. Great grandparents are Shirley Jett of Rover and Rodney and Sue Anderson of Hardy...
Jaylen Patrick Warren (08/10/06)
David and Crystal Warren of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Jaylen Patrick. He was born at 1:52 p.m. on July 28, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. His siblings are Dustin, 10, and Makayden, 5...
Faulkenberry celebrates 99th birthday (08/10/06)
Clarice Faulkenberry celebrated her 99th birthday June 24. After celebrating at the Fulton County Nursing and Rehab Center with a party and cake, a picture was taken to remember this special year. Faulkenberry said she anticipates another good year ahead...
Booth, Wrestler exchange wedding vows (08/10/06)
Nicole Booth, daughter of Charlotte Padilla of Thayer, Mo., and Stanley Booth of Moko, Ark., and Dustin Wrestler, son of Nelson and Sharon Wrestler of Salem, Ark., were united in marriage on June 30 by Nancy Lee DuQuette at the Salem Wedding Chapel in Salem...
Booth, Wrestler exchange wedding vows (08/10/06)
Nicole Booth, daughter of Charlotte Padilla of Thayer, Mo., and Stanley Booth of Moko, Ark., and Dustin Wrestler, son of Nelson and Sharon Wrestler of Salem, Ark., were united in marriage on June 30 by Nancy Lee DuQuette at the Salem Wedding Chapel in Salem...
Haleys married 50 years (08/10/06)
Carson E. Haley and Mildred Vanwinkle were united in marriage on Aug. 9, 1956, in Imboden, Ark. Carson and Mildred attribute their joy in life to their faith in God, love for each other and their family. Their children and grandchildren will host a celebration of the couple's 50th anniversary on Aug. 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Mammoth Spring Fire Station...
Haleys married 50 years (08/10/06)
Carson E. Haley and Mildred Vanwinkle were united in marriage on Aug. 9, 1956, in Imboden, Ark. Carson and Mildred attribute their joy in life to their faith in God, love for each other and their family. Their children and grandchildren will host a celebration of the couple's 50th anniversary on Aug. 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Mammoth Spring Fire Station...
An Arkie visits K Street (08/10/06)
The following is a slightly embellished account of one night out during the National Newspaper Association's annual Government Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., earlier this year. The first thing I noticed was the cadaver propped up at the baby grand...
Boldly Going Nowhere (08/10/06)
Franklin Roosevelt, promising it would remain completely voluntary, signed the Social Security Act in 1935. In 1937, the Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) made Social Security mandatory, requiring workers to pay a 1 percent payroll tax on the first $1,400 of annual income and employers to contribute an equal amount...
An Arkie visits K Street (08/10/06)
The following is a slightly embellished account of one night out during the National Newspaper Association's annual Government Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., earlier this year. The first thing I noticed was the cadaver propped up at the baby grand...
Boldly Going Nowhere (08/10/06)
Franklin Roosevelt, promising it would remain completely voluntary, signed the Social Security Act in 1935. In 1937, the Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) made Social Security mandatory, requiring workers to pay a 1 percent payroll tax on the first $1,400 of annual income and employers to contribute an equal amount...