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Stories from Thursday, August 17, 2006

Lincoln visits Boeing facility (08/17/06)
Sen. Blanche Lincoln made a stop in Melbourne Aug. 10 to rally local business and political leaders to find a replacement for Boeing. Lincoln spoke to the gathering Aug. 10 at the former Boeing plant. Lincoln spoke as part of the 21st Century Vision Regional Economic Development Summit. North Arkansas Regional Economic Development put together the networking event along with the Central Ozarks Task Force for Economic Development...
County receives LifeScan machine (08/17/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Sheriff's Department was one of the law enforcement agencies in the state to recently receive a LifeScan fingerprinting machine. On Aug. 11 Missouri Director of Public Safety Mark James announced that Missouri used Department of Homeland Security 2005 Law Enforcement Terrorism Protection Program funds to purchase 125 LiveScan fingerprinting systems for Missouri police and sheriffs' departments...
Search continues for bank robber (08/17/06)
Police are following up on more than 100 tips in hopes of locating the man who robbed First Community Bank in Hardy at gunpoint Aug. 8. "We've had calls constantly coming in," Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said. "We looked at some possible suspects in eastern Arkansas and even had two to three calls about a suspect in Independence County. We're getting a lot of response through the public. We're taking the time to check them out and rule them out and then moving on."...
Wildlife officers punished for hunting without license (08/17/06)
Two area wildlife officers have been punished for ethics violations after admitting to taking part in an illegal Tennessee turkey hunt. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Officers Wade Spence and Maj. Jerry (Chuck) Woodson have been punished for the violations which were brought to the attention of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission July 12 by an anonymous tip, AFGC Assistant Chief of Communications Keith Stephens said...
West Nile virus reported in Howell County (08/17/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The first reported case of the west Nile virus this year was in northern Missouri and the second case was reported last week in neighboring Howell County. They are the only cases of west Nile virus to have been reported in humans this year in Missouri. Oregon County Health Department Administrator Sheila Russell said Oregon County has not reported a case in humans but a horse in the county has been infected...
Races develop for municipal offices (08/17/06)
Before the general elections this fall residents of Fulton and County will vote in municipal elections. The municipal elections are non-partisan and will be held Nov. 7. The filings ended Aug. 9. Fulton County has two incumbents facing challengers and they are both in Mammoth Spring races...
Search continues for bank robber (08/17/06)
Police are following up on more than 100 tips in hopes of locating the man who robbed First Community Bank in Hardy at gunpoint Aug. 8. "We've had calls constantly coming in," Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said. "We looked at some possible suspects in eastern Arkansas and even had two to three calls about a suspect in Independence County. We're getting a lot of response through the public. We're taking the time to check them out and rule them out and then moving on."...
Thayer man leads police on long chase (08/17/06)
A Thayer, Mo., parollee turned himself in to Fulton County authorities after leading Sharp County law enforcement on a chase for about 45 minutes Aug. 12. Lee Smith is charged with eight misdemeanors, including fleeing, speeding, careless and prohibited driving and driving left of center, Ash Flat Police Chief Mike Zeiger said...
Fuel tanker overturns (08/17/06)
A tanker truck overturning two miles north of Hardy Aug. 7 led to Highway 63 being closed for over an hour as HAZMAT teams dealt with a diesel spill. Stephon LeMay, 34, of Wynne was driving the 2000 Freightliner north on U.S. Highway 63 when he ran off the side of the roadway, authorities said. The truck, which belonged to MFA Oil of Columbia, Mo., carried 7,200 gallons of diesel fuel, Salem Fire Chief Heath Everett said...
Plans continue for new Salem nursing home (08/17/06)
New Home: Richard Mabes, maintenance supervisor at Fulton County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, shows plans for the new facility which operations will move into in 2007. From left are Diana Bird, The Fulton County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will be moving to a new location next year. A new home for the center is being built on Highway 62, Cooper Management President Jim Cooper said...
A blast from the past ... (08/17/06)
CIVIL WAR: The 45th Arkansas Calvary was at Mammoth Spring State Park Aug. 5 to reenact the Civil War during the 113th Old Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Air Force Reunion. Photo/Sisk Lawrence
BACK TO SCHOOL: (08/17/06)
BACK TO SCHOOL: The Bank of Thayer held its annual Back to School Open House Aug. 11. Employees dressed in the team colors of area schools and celebrated the day with a group photo.
Races develop for municipal offices (08/17/06)
Before the general elections this fall residents of Izard, Fulton and Sharp counties will vote in municipal elections. The municipal elections are non-partisan and will be held Nov. 7. The filings ended Aug. 9. Several mayors throughout the three counties are facing challengers this fall, and two mayors are stepping down...
Voters approve levy increase (08/17/06)
KOSHKONONG -- Voters in the Oregon-Howell School District approved a 78-cent increase in the current assessed property tax levy at the school in the Aug. 8 primary election. The vote was 142 to 109. The current tax levy in the district is $2.75 per $100 assessed evaluation...
Fuel tanker overturns (08/17/06)
A tanker truck overturning two miles north of Hardy Aug. 7 led to Highway 63 being closed for over an hour as HAZMAT teams dealt with a diesel spill. Stephon LeMay, 34, of Wynne was driving the 2000 Freightliner north on U.S. Highway 63 when he ran off the side of the roadway, authorities said. The truck, which belonged to MFA Oil of Columbia, Mo., carried 7,200 gallons of diesel fuel, Salem Fire Chief Heath Everett said...
Lincoln visits Boeing facility (08/17/06)
Sen. Blanche Lincoln made a stop in Melbourne Aug. 10 to rally local business and political leaders to find a replacement for Boeing. Lincoln spoke to the gathering Aug. 10 at the former Boeing plant. Lincoln spoke as part of the 21st Century Vision Regional Economic Development Summit. North Arkansas Regional Economic Development put together the networking event along with the Central Ozarks Task Force for Economic Development...
Races develop for municipal offices (08/17/06)
Before the general elections this fall residents of Fulton and County will vote in municipal elections. The municipal elections are non-partisan and will be held Nov. 7. The filings ended Aug. 9. Fulton County has two incumbents facing challengers and they are both in Mammoth Spring races...
Search continues for bank robber (08/17/06)
Police are following up on more than 100 tips in hopes of locating the man who robbed First Community Bank in Hardy at gunpoint Aug. 8. "We've had calls constantly coming in," Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said. "We looked at some possible suspects in eastern Arkansas and even had two to three calls about a suspect in Independence County. We're getting a lot of response through the public. We're taking the time to check them out and rule them out and then moving on."...
Thayer man leads police on long chase (08/17/06)
A Thayer, Mo., parollee turned himself in to Fulton County authorities after leading Sharp County law enforcement on a chase for about 45 minutes Aug. 12. Lee Smith is charged with eight misdemeanors, including fleeing, speeding, careless and prohibited driving and driving left of center, Ash Flat Police Chief Mike Zeiger said...
BACK TO SCHOOL: (08/17/06)
BACK TO SCHOOL: The Bank of Thayer held its annual Back to School Open House Aug. 11. Employees dressed in the team colors of area schools and celebrated the day with a group photo.
County receives LifeScan machine (08/17/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Sheriff's Department was one of the law enforcement agencies in the state to recently receive a LifeScan fingerprinting machine. On Aug. 11 Missouri Director of Public Safety Mark James announced that Missouri used Department of Homeland Security 2005 Law Enforcement Terrorism Protection Program funds to purchase 125 LiveScan fingerprinting systems for Missouri police and sheriffs' departments...
Wildlife officers punished for hunting without license (08/17/06)
Two area wildlife officers have been punished for ethics violations after admitting to taking part in an illegal Tennessee turkey hunt. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Officers Wade Spence and Maj. Jerry (Chuck) Woodson have been punished for the violations which were brought to the attention of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission July 12 by an anonymous tip, AFGC Assistant Chief of Communications Keith Stephens said...
A blast from the past ... (08/17/06)
CIVIL WAR: The 45th Arkansas Calvary was at Mammoth Spring State Park Aug. 5 to reenact the Civil War during the 113th Old Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Air Force Reunion. Photo/Sisk Lawrence
Races develop for municipal offices (08/17/06)
Before the general elections this fall residents of Izard, Fulton and Sharp counties will vote in municipal elections. The municipal elections are non-partisan and will be held Nov. 7. The filings ended Aug. 9. Several mayors throughout the three counties are facing challengers this fall, and two mayors are stepping down...
Voters approve levy increase (08/17/06)
KOSHKONONG -- Voters in the Oregon-Howell School District approved a 78-cent increase in the current assessed property tax levy at the school in the Aug. 8 primary election. The vote was 142 to 109. The current tax levy in the district is $2.75 per $100 assessed evaluation...
Plans continue for new Salem nursing home (08/17/06)
New Home: Richard Mabes, maintenance supervisor at Fulton County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, shows plans for the new facility which operations will move into in 2007. From left are Diana Bird, The Fulton County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will be moving to a new location next year. A new home for the center is being built on Highway 62, Cooper Management President Jim Cooper said...
Search continues for bank robber (08/17/06)
Police are following up on more than 100 tips in hopes of locating the man who robbed First Community Bank in Hardy at gunpoint Aug. 8. "We've had calls constantly coming in," Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said. "We looked at some possible suspects in eastern Arkansas and even had two to three calls about a suspect in Independence County. We're getting a lot of response through the public. We're taking the time to check them out and rule them out and then moving on."...
West Nile virus reported in Howell County (08/17/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The first reported case of the west Nile virus this year was in northern Missouri and the second case was reported last week in neighboring Howell County. They are the only cases of west Nile virus to have been reported in humans this year in Missouri. Oregon County Health Department Administrator Sheila Russell said Oregon County has not reported a case in humans but a horse in the county has been infected...
Cox completes Marine Boot Camp (08/17/06)
PFC Ryan A. Cox has completed Marine Corps Depot Boot Camp in San Diego, Calif. The graduation took place on June 16. Those attending the graduation were his wife Lori Cox and son Cameron of Ozark, Mo.; his parents, Joe and Kim Cox, Stacy and Tamala Ary; sister Molly Cox and son, Braxton, all of Thayer, Mo...
Taylor to perform at Omaha Center (08/17/06)
Spring River Performing Arts opens its 2006-2007 season Sept. 3 with the gifted guitar artist and pop singer Livingston Taylor. Taylor boasts a 35-year career playing to sellout crowds wherever he performs. A professor at the Berklee College of Music, he teaches a performance course and is also an artist-in-residence at Harvard University. ...
Cox completes Marine Boot Camp (08/17/06)
PFC Ryan A. Cox has completed Marine Corps Depot Boot Camp in San Diego, Calif. The graduation took place on June 16. Those attending the graduation were his wife Lori Cox and son Cameron of Ozark, Mo.; his parents, Joe and Kim Cox, Stacy and Tamala Ary; sister Molly Cox and son, Braxton, all of Thayer, Mo...
Taylor to perform at Omaha Center (08/17/06)
Spring River Performing Arts opens its 2006-2007 season Sept. 3 with the gifted guitar artist and pop singer Livingston Taylor. Taylor boasts a 35-year career playing to sellout crowds wherever he performs. A professor at the Berklee College of Music, he teaches a performance course and is also an artist-in-residence at Harvard University. ...
Plans made for OMC Golf Tourney (08/17/06)
The Ozarks Medical Center Foundation will host a golf tournament Sept. 9 at the West Plains Country Club. The event is an 18-hole, four-person scramble with a shotgun start scheduled for 9 a.m., said Robin Morgan, OMC Foundation director. "For a $175 registration fee, participants will receive a $50 Callaway gift card, continental breakfast, lunch and admissions to a pairings party," said Morgan...
Taylor tops in Dirt Works Show-Me Championship (08/17/06)
Peyton Taylor of Batesville took his #01 modified to Victory Lane at the 14th annual Show-Me Championship, sponsored by Dirt Works Race Cars, Aug. 5 at West Plains Motor Speedway. Driving like a man on a mission, Taylor qualified into the main event through round two on Aug. 4 when he finished second in that nightly feature event...
ICC, Salem top teams in Turkey Mountain match (08/17/06)
Izard County Consolidated's Brett Haney fired a four-over 41 to take Medalist honors while leading the Cougars past the Salem Greyhounds in season-opening golf action Aug. 1 at Turkey Mountain Golf Course in Horseshoe Bend. ICC edged past the Hounds 131-133 in the nine-hole match...
ICC, Salem top teams in Turkey Mountain match (08/17/06)
Izard County Consolidated's Brett Haney fired a four-over 41 to take Medalist honors while leading the Cougars past the Salem Greyhounds in season-opening golf action Aug. 1 at Turkey Mountain Golf Course in Horseshoe Bend. ICC edged past the Hounds 131-133 in the nine-hole match...
Taylor tops in Dirt Works Show-Me Championship (08/17/06)
Peyton Taylor of Batesville took his #01 modified to Victory Lane at the 14th annual Show-Me Championship, sponsored by Dirt Works Race Cars, Aug. 5 at West Plains Motor Speedway. Driving like a man on a mission, Taylor qualified into the main event through round two on Aug. 4 when he finished second in that nightly feature event...
Plans made for OMC Golf Tourney (08/17/06)
The Ozarks Medical Center Foundation will host a golf tournament Sept. 9 at the West Plains Country Club. The event is an 18-hole, four-person scramble with a shotgun start scheduled for 9 a.m., said Robin Morgan, OMC Foundation director. "For a $175 registration fee, participants will receive a $50 Callaway gift card, continental breakfast, lunch and admissions to a pairings party," said Morgan...
Thomas Williams (08/17/06)
Thomas W. "Tooter" Williams, 85, of Ash Flat died Aug. 4, 2006 in Melbourne. He was born June 28, 1921, in Franklin, Ark., son of the late Nancy T. (Beaver) Williams and Richard Williams. He was a retired ginner and maintenance supervisor at Gilstar Marylee Corp. ...
Gary Thomas Shallish (08/17/06)
Gary Thomas Shallish, 62, of Olive Branch, Miss., died July 29, 2006, at Methodist Hospital in Germantown, Tenn. He was a custom cabinet maker and wood craftsman and was employed for many years at Ken-Rich Millwork in Memphis where he will be greatly missed...
Rubert J. Ray (08/17/06)
Rubert J. Ray, 91, of South Bend, Ind., died in his daughter's residence at 2:30 a.m. July 3, 2006. He was born in Hardy on Dec. 4, 1914, the son of the late Lemuel "Jack" and Ruthie (Vaughn) Ray. He was married to Dorothy P. Russell on June 28, 1941, in Hardy...
L.R. "Jack" Cochran (08/17/06)
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 son of the late Orgel and Eva York Cochran...
Frances Whiteside (08/17/06)
Frances Marie Whiteside, 74, died Aug. 12, 2006, at her home near Koshkonong, Mo. She was born April 11, 1932, in Bardwell, Texas, the daughter of John Junkin and Velma (Sills) Junkin. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, Louis of the home near Koshkonong; one daughter, Bonni Stovall and husband, Floyd of Fort Worth, Texas; two sons, Richard Whiteside and wife Charla of Great Falls Mont., and Kyle Whiteside and wife Becky of Koshkonong; five grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Spoor and wife LaDon of Koshkonong and Joe Spoor and wife Helen of Alton; seven sisters, Wilma Spoor of Springfield, Mo., Alice Guilliams and husband Bob of West Plains, Shirley Burns and husband Darrell of Kenosha, Wis., Ruby Francis and husband Dewayne of Independence, Mo., Lillian Weiss of Kenosha, Ellen Frances and husband Frank of Independence, Mo., and Evelyn Wiggs and husband Clifford of Kansas City, Kan.; her mother-in-law, Anna Whiteside of Koshkonong; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Herbert Bernard Neander (08/17/06)
Herbert Bernard Neander, 87, of Cherokee Village died July 27, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Feb. 17, 1919, the son of the late Olaf and Anna (Green) Neander. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during World War II. He worked as an accountant for many years before retiring. He was a member of the American Legion, the VFW, and of the Lions Club and in Illinois on the library board. He was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village...
Evelyn (Collins) Gann (08/17/06)
Mrs. Evelyn (Collins) Gann, 69, of Black Rock, Ark., died Aug. 11, 2006, at her residence. She is survived by her four daughters, Marsha Manson, Martha Smatko, Brenda Rae and Sandy Flemming, all of Arizona; one son, Steven Gann of Arizona; three sisters, Ruth Clements of Williford, Thelma Benson of Imboden, and Betty Nations of Davenport, Iowa; three brothers, Benny Collins of Black Rock, Wayne Collins of Williford and Mark Collins of Myrtle, Mo.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Moses H. Krisell, Jr. (08/17/06)
Moses H. Krisell Jr., 79, of Benton, Kan., formerly of Wichita, Kan. died Aug. 5, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 4, 1927, at England, Ark., the son of the late Moses H. and Jesse Edna (Matthews) Krisell. He was a retired Cessna Aircraft enployee and a United States Army veteran...
Jessie Irene (Davis) West (08/17/06)
Jessie Irene (Davis) West, formerly of Williford, died Aug. 10, 2006, at her home in Kalamazoo, Mich. She was born Feb. 5, 1918, in Williford, Ark., the daughter of the late Richard and Margaret Maude (Riddle) Davis. On April 17, 1943, she was united in marriage to the late Admiral Dewey West Jr. in Arkansas...
Hazel McLain (08/17/06)
~Died 8-5-2006 Hazel Euvelda McLain, 85, of Mammoth Spring died August 5, 2006, in Salem. She was a homemaker. Services were Aug. 11 at Heath Oak Hill Chapel. Burial was in Wiles Cemetery.
Monroe Cates (08/17/06)
Monroe Cates, 80, died Aug. 14, 2006, at his home in Ash Flat. Survivors include his wife, Ruth; 14 children; a brother, Charley Cates of Doniphan, a sister, Ida Purl of Texas; 42 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and special friends, Robert and Dorothy Pruitt of Pocahontas...
Evelyn (Collins) Gann (08/17/06)
Mrs. Evelyn (Collins) Gann, 69, of Black Rock, Ark., died Aug. 11, 2006, at her residence. She is survived by her four daughters, Marsha Manson, Martha Smatko, Brenda Rae and Sandy Flemming, all of Arizona; one son, Steven Gann of Arizona; three sisters, Ruth Clements of Williford, Thelma Benson of Imboden, and Betty Nations of Davenport, Iowa; three brothers, Benny Collins of Black Rock, Wayne Collins of Williford and Mark Collins of Myrtle, Mo.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.. ...
L.R. "Jack" Cochran (08/17/06)
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 son of the late Orgel and Eva York Cochran...
Frances Whiteside (08/17/06)
Frances Marie Whiteside, 74, died Aug. 12, 2006, at her home near Koshkonong, Mo. She was born April 11, 1932, in Bardwell, Texas, the daughter of John Junkin and Velma (Sills) Junkin. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, Louis of the home near Koshkonong; one daughter, Bonni Stovall and husband, Floyd of Fort Worth, Texas; two sons, Richard Whiteside and wife Charla of Great Falls Mont., and Kyle Whiteside and wife Becky of Koshkonong; five grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Spoor and wife LaDon of Koshkonong and Joe Spoor and wife Helen of Alton; seven sisters, Wilma Spoor of Springfield, Mo., Alice Guilliams and husband Bob of West Plains, Shirley Burns and husband Darrell of Kenosha, Wis., Ruby Francis and husband Dewayne of Independence, Mo., Lillian Weiss of Kenosha, Ellen Frances and husband Frank of Independence, Mo., and Evelyn Wiggs and husband Clifford of Kansas City, Kan.; her mother-in-law, Anna Whiteside of Koshkonong; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Moses H. Krisell, Jr. (08/17/06)
Moses H. Krisell Jr., 79, of Benton, Kan., formerly of Wichita, Kan. died Aug. 5, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 4, 1927, at England, Ark., the son of the late Moses H. and Jesse Edna (Matthews) Krisell. He was a retired Cessna Aircraft enployee and a United States Army veteran...
Thomas Williams (08/17/06)
Thomas W. "Tooter" Williams, 85, of Ash Flat died Aug. 4, 2006 in Melbourne. He was born June 28, 1921, in Franklin, Ark., son of the late Nancy T. (Beaver) Williams and Richard Williams. He was a retired ginner and maintenance supervisor at Gilstar Marylee Corp. ...
Rubert J. Ray (08/17/06)
Rubert J. Ray, 91, of South Bend, Ind., died in his daughter's residence at 2:30 a.m. July 3, 2006. He was born in Hardy on Dec. 4, 1914, the son of the late Lemuel "Jack" and Ruthie (Vaughn) Ray. He was married to Dorothy P. Russell on June 28, 1941, in Hardy...
Herbert Bernard Neander (08/17/06)
Herbert Bernard Neander, 87, of Cherokee Village died July 27, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Feb. 17, 1919, the son of the late Olaf and Anna (Green) Neander. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during World War II. He worked as an accountant for many years before retiring. He was a member of the American Legion, the VFW, and of the Lions Club and in Illinois on the library board. He was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village...
Gary Thomas Shallish (08/17/06)
Gary Thomas Shallish, 62, of Olive Branch, Miss., died July 29, 2006, at Methodist Hospital in Germantown, Tenn. He was a custom cabinet maker and wood craftsman and was employed for many years at Ken-Rich Millwork in Memphis where he will be greatly missed...
Monroe Cates (08/17/06)
Monroe Cates, 80, died Aug. 14, 2006, at his home in Ash Flat. Survivors include his wife, Ruth; 14 children; a brother, Charley Cates of Doniphan, a sister, Ida Purl of Texas; 42 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and special friends, Robert and Dorothy Pruitt of Pocahontas...
Hazel McLain (08/17/06)
~Died 8-5-2006 Hazel Euvelda McLain, 85, of Mammoth Spring died August 5, 2006, in Salem. She was a homemaker. Services were Aug. 11 at Heath Oak Hill Chapel. Burial was in Wiles Cemetery.
Jessie Irene (Davis) West (08/17/06)
Jessie Irene (Davis) West, formerly of Williford, died Aug. 10, 2006, at her home in Kalamazoo, Mich. She was born Feb. 5, 1918, in Williford, Ark., the daughter of the late Richard and Margaret Maude (Riddle) Davis. On April 17, 1943, she was united in marriage to the late Admiral Dewey West Jr. in Arkansas...
Katie Elizabeth Smith (08/17/06)
Eric and Melissa Smith of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Katie Elizabeth. She was born at 2:31 p.m. on Aug. 5, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. Her siblings are Gregory, 7, and Jacob, 2. Grandparents are Bill and Mary Williams of Alton and Freddie and Sharon Smith of Rover...
Erma Ione Broad (08/17/06)
Erma Ione Broad, 85, of New Castle, Ind. died Aug. 7, 2006 at Americare Living Center following an extended illness. She was born Dec. 6, 1920, in Aline, Okla., the daughter of the late Phillip H. and Effie Agnes States Rose. She attended Miltonvale Wesleyan College in Milton-vale, Kan., and was a founding member of the First Wesleyan Church in Omaha, Neb., where she served on the board, was active in missions, and worked in the children's department...
Lacey Nicole Clements (08/17/06)
Chris and Stephanie Clements of Greenbrier, Ark., are the parents of a baby girl born July 31, 2006, at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Ark. She weighed 2 pounds, 8 ounces and was 16 inches long. She has been named Lacey Nicole Clements...
Wade Daniel Munroe (08/17/06)
Dan and Angela Munroe of Ash Flat announce the birth of a son Aug. 7, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Wade Daniel Munroe. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. His sibling is Hunter. His grandparents are Gary and Linda Pospisil, and Jeff and Becki Munroe. Great-grandparents are Joyce Hemby, Lousie Carlton, Joan Ewaldsen and Rosemary Bryan...
Kynlee French Titus (08/17/06)
Baby girl Kynlee French Titus was born Aug. 1, 2006, at 5:17 p.m. in Mountain Home at Baxter Regional Hospital. Kynlee weighed 7 pounds, 12.7 ounces and was 19 inches long. She is the daughter of Kaci French and Mark Titus of Highland. Her grandparents are Mark and Raegan French of Ash Flat and James and Shelia Titus of Ash Flat. ...
Carley Erin Rich (08/17/06)
Jaden and Halle Rich announce the birth of their sister, Carley Erin Rich. She was born July 11, 2006, at Saint Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Her parents are Larry and Julie Rich of Jonesboro. Carley Erin weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long...
Chloe Jade Gaskins-Taylor (08/17/06)
Phillip Taylor and Erin Gaskins of Glencoe announce the birth of a baby girl, Chloe Jade Gaskins-Taylor. She was born July 8, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She arrived at 12:18 p.m. and weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long...
Elijah Ian Lucero (08/17/06)
Elijah Ian Lucero was born at White County Memorial Hospital in Searcy, Ark., on Dec. 19, 2005. His parents are Filiberto and Jennifer of Beebe, Ark. Elijah weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. Elijah was also welcomed by a brother, Dakota Julian Lucero, age 3...
Carley Erin Rich (08/17/06)
Jaden and Halle Rich announce the birth of their sister, Carley Erin Rich. She was born July 11, 2006, at Saint Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Her parents are Larry and Julie Rich of Jonesboro. Carley Erin weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long...
Kynlee French Titus (08/17/06)
Baby girl Kynlee French Titus was born Aug. 1, 2006, at 5:17 p.m. in Mountain Home at Baxter Regional Hospital. Kynlee weighed 7 pounds, 12.7 ounces and was 19 inches long. She is the daughter of Kaci French and Mark Titus of Highland. Her grandparents are Mark and Raegan French of Ash Flat and James and Shelia Titus of Ash Flat. ...
Elijah Ian Lucero (08/17/06)
Elijah Ian Lucero was born at White County Memorial Hospital in Searcy, Ark., on Dec. 19, 2005. His parents are Filiberto and Jennifer of Beebe, Ark. Elijah weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. Elijah was also welcomed by a brother, Dakota Julian Lucero, age 3...
Erma Ione Broad (08/17/06)
Erma Ione Broad, 85, of New Castle, Ind. died Aug. 7, 2006 at Americare Living Center following an extended illness. She was born Dec. 6, 1920, in Aline, Okla., the daughter of the late Phillip H. and Effie Agnes States Rose. She attended Miltonvale Wesleyan College in Milton-vale, Kan., and was a founding member of the First Wesleyan Church in Omaha, Neb., where she served on the board, was active in missions, and worked in the children's department...
Wade Daniel Munroe (08/17/06)
Dan and Angela Munroe of Ash Flat announce the birth of a son Aug. 7, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Wade Daniel Munroe. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. His sibling is Hunter. His grandparents are Gary and Linda Pospisil, and Jeff and Becki Munroe. Great-grandparents are Joyce Hemby, Lousie Carlton, Joan Ewaldsen and Rosemary Bryan...
Lacey Nicole Clements (08/17/06)
Chris and Stephanie Clements of Greenbrier, Ark., are the parents of a baby girl born July 31, 2006, at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Ark. She weighed 2 pounds, 8 ounces and was 16 inches long. She has been named Lacey Nicole Clements...
Chloe Jade Gaskins-Taylor (08/17/06)
Phillip Taylor and Erin Gaskins of Glencoe announce the birth of a baby girl, Chloe Jade Gaskins-Taylor. She was born July 8, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She arrived at 12:18 p.m. and weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long...
Katie Elizabeth Smith (08/17/06)
Eric and Melissa Smith of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Katie Elizabeth. She was born at 2:31 p.m. on Aug. 5, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. Her siblings are Gregory, 7, and Jacob, 2. Grandparents are Bill and Mary Williams of Alton and Freddie and Sharon Smith of Rover...
Harrell, Walters announce August wedding plans (08/17/06)
Harvey and P.J. Harrell of Mammoth Spring announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Maggie Leigh Harrell, to Dustin Gene Walters, son of Charlie and Janie Walters of Thayer. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School and is employed at Simmons First National Bank of Mammoth Spring...
Hirsch, Luebbering to wed (08/17/06)
Beth Hirsch of Verona, Mo., and Tony Luebbering of Cole Camp, Mo., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. She is the daughter of Herb and Kathleen Hirsch of Thayer. He is the son of Paul and Lillie Luebbering of Cole Camp. The Bride-to-be is a 1996 graduate of Thayer High School, 1998 graduate of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M and received her bachelor of science degree from Oklahoma State University in 2006. She is currently the hatchery manager for Tyson Foods, Monett Complex...
Harrell, Walters announce August wedding plans (08/17/06)
Harvey and P.J. Harrell of Mammoth Spring announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Maggie Leigh Harrell, to Dustin Gene Walters, son of Charlie and Janie Walters of Thayer. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School and is employed at Simmons First National Bank of Mammoth Spring...
Hirsch, Luebbering to wed (08/17/06)
Beth Hirsch of Verona, Mo., and Tony Luebbering of Cole Camp, Mo., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. She is the daughter of Herb and Kathleen Hirsch of Thayer. He is the son of Paul and Lillie Luebbering of Cole Camp. The Bride-to-be is a 1996 graduate of Thayer High School, 1998 graduate of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M and received her bachelor of science degree from Oklahoma State University in 2006. She is currently the hatchery manager for Tyson Foods, Monett Complex...
Crawfords to celebrate 50th anniversary with reception (08/17/06)
Jim and Sis Crawford of Thayer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 19 at Thayer Freewill Baptist Church located at Fourth and Oak streets. All family, friends and neighbors are invited to this celebration which is hosted by their children, grandchildren and great-grandchild...
Crawfords to celebrate 50th anniversary with reception (08/17/06)
Jim and Sis Crawford of Thayer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 19 at Thayer Freewill Baptist Church located at Fourth and Oak streets. All family, friends and neighbors are invited to this celebration which is hosted by their children, grandchildren and great-grandchild...
Boldly Going Nowhere (08/17/06)
Author Andrea Lankford has written a book titled Haunted Hikes: Spine-tingling Tales and Trails from North America's National Park System describing various National Parks that have a reputation for being haunted. Yosemite National Park -- The Miwok Indians claim an evil wind called "Po-ho-no" has the power to entice people to Yosemite's towering waterfall and push them over the side. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (08/17/06)
Author Andrea Lankford has written a book titled Haunted Hikes: Spine-tingling Tales and Trails from North America's National Park System describing various National Parks that have a reputation for being haunted. Yosemite National Park -- The Miwok Indians claim an evil wind called "Po-ho-no" has the power to entice people to Yosemite's towering waterfall and push them over the side. ...