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Stories from Thursday, September 7, 2006

Rape charges filed (09/07/06)
Following the arrest Aug. 26 of Jerry Lee Kerr, 40, of Franklin, for allegedly making inappropriate sexual contact with children he has been formally charged with three counts of rape, each a class Y felony. Kerr remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of a cash bond in the amount of $500,000. ...
Argument results in shooting (09/07/06)
A Fulton County man was charged with battery Aug. 30 after he allegedly shot his mother's boyfriend in the shoulder. William Burton Leckelt, 43, has been charged with battery in the first degree, a class B felony; and possession of firearms by a certain person, a class D felony...
Officials say flu pandemic is inevitable (09/07/06)
It's not a question of if, it's a matter of when, pandemic flu will hit the United States, according to Sharp County Health Unit Administrator James Tanner. "Flu is inevitable. It will happen," he said. "It's just a matter of time. It's due."...
Officials urge emergency preparedness (09/07/06)
As the nation recognizes September as National Preparedness Month, the Department of Public Safety along with the Office of Homeland Security and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) urge businesses and families to prepare for a disaster before it occurs...
Tax sale set (09/07/06)
A public auction for the sale of tax delinquent land in Sharp County will be held at the courthouse in Ash Flat on Sept. 13 at 10 a.m., according to Mark Wilcox, Arkansas Commissioner of state lands. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. A public auction for sale of tax delinquent land in Fulton County will be held at the courthouse in Salem on Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. according to Wilcox. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m...
Hay foundation names Hall of Fame inductees (09/07/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The George D. Hay Foundation will present their 10th annual Country Music Induction and Awards Show Sept. 17 at the Mammoth Spring Country Music Hall, located just south of Mammoth Spring on Highway 63 south. According to George D. Hay Vice President Bob Ross, for the first time ever the induction and show will be dedicated to the memory of Dusty Rhodes, who died earlier this year...
Auxiliary seeks vendors (09/07/06)
Junior Auxiliary of Mountain Home is seeking vendors for their 4th annual Frosty Festival, a Christmas shopping extravaganza, that will be held Nov. 10 and 11 at the Baxter County Fairgrounds. Junior Auxiliary provides booth drapes and tables as well as meals and support services for vendors participating in Frosty Festival...
Python on the loose? (09/07/06)
Arkansas Wildlife Officer Steve Taylor said he thinks the skin of a Burmese python found in Riverbend Park near Hardy was just that -- skin. "I don't believe there is one out there," Lt. Taylor said. Taylor said he was called to the camper park several weeks ago after someone found a 12-foot python skin near the park's guard shack on Bluffs Road...
VFW to honor 9-11 anniversary (09/07/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Post 7831 will hold a fifth anniversary commemoration program to mark the fifth year of the deadly terror attacks. The program will take place Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at Mammoth Spring City Park. Local community leaders, ministers, law enforcement officers, ambulance service personnel and Mammoth Spring school students and officials have been invited to the ceremony...
Storm cleanup finished at Thayer (09/07/06)
DEBRIS REMOVAL: The Thayer city street crew hauled nearly 400 loads of trees and limbs and other debris to the old city dump since the July 21 storm that passed through Thayer. Street department members, from left, are; Darrell Phipps (in back hoe), Don Smith, Donnie Callahan and Kenny Hedden...
Police raid marijuana operation near Oxford (09/07/06)
Federal and state drug charges are pending against two men after Izard County authorities raided property near Oxford Sept. 4. A sophisticated marijuana growing operation, which included automatic watering systems and environmental controls, was discovered inside a building by law officers, said Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Heritage Day set at Kosh (09/07/06)
KOSHKONONG -- The annual veterans' salute will start Heritage Day activities at 10 a.m. Sept. 9 at the Koshkonong City Park. The salute will be followed by political speeches by Koshkonong Mayor Bud Adams and state Rep. Mike Dethrow. Starting at 11 a.m., the Howell Family, Carl Trantham, Dean VonAllmen and Friends and the school children from Koshkonong School will perform. The Civil War artillery firing will begin at 2 p.m. followed by Rhonda Spreutels singing...
Drug bust nets charges for Mammoth Spring man (09/07/06)
DRUG BUST: Officers with the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force, the Fulton County Sheriff's Department and the Mammoth Spring Police Department found several items consistent with manufacturing methamphetamine Aug. 16 when they executed a search warrant at the Russ Neal McMurtrey residence in Mammoth Spring. ...
In concert ... (09/07/06)
LITTLE BIG TOWN: Ozarka College plans to bring in extra seating for the Little Big Town concert Sept. 7, increasing the capacity of the John E. Miller Auditorium to 1,000 seats. Despite the additional seats, tickets to the concert sold out within three days after sales opened Aug. ...
Police raid marijuana operation near Oxford (09/07/06)
Federal and state drug charges are pending against two men after Izard County authorities raided property near Oxford Sept. 4. A sophisticated marijuana growing operation, which included automatic watering systems and environmental controls, was discovered inside a building by law officers, said Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Officials say flu pandemic is inevitable (09/07/06)
It's not a question of if, it's a matter of when, pandemic flu will hit the United States, according to Sharp County Health Unit Administrator James Tanner. "Flu is inevitable. It will happen," he said. "It's just a matter of time. It's due."...
Officials urge emergency preparedness (09/07/06)
As the nation recognizes September as National Preparedness Month, the Department of Public Safety along with the Office of Homeland Security and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) urge businesses and families to prepare for a disaster before it occurs...
Tax sale set (09/07/06)
A public auction for the sale of tax delinquent land in Sharp County will be held at the courthouse in Ash Flat on Sept. 13 at 10 a.m., according to Mark Wilcox, Arkansas Commissioner of state lands. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. A public auction for sale of tax delinquent land in Fulton County will be held at the courthouse in Salem on Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. according to Wilcox. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m...
Heritage Day set at Kosh (09/07/06)
KOSHKONONG -- The annual veterans' salute will start Heritage Day activities at 10 a.m. Sept. 9 at the Koshkonong City Park. The salute will be followed by political speeches by Koshkonong Mayor Bud Adams and state Rep. Mike Dethrow. Starting at 11 a.m., the Howell Family, Carl Trantham, Dean VonAllmen and Friends and the school children from Koshkonong School will perform. The Civil War artillery firing will begin at 2 p.m. followed by Rhonda Spreutels singing...
Rape charges filed (09/07/06)
Following the arrest Aug. 26 of Jerry Lee Kerr, 40, of Franklin, for allegedly making inappropriate sexual contact with children he has been formally charged with three counts of rape, each a class Y felony. Kerr remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of a cash bond in the amount of $500,000. ...
In concert ... (09/07/06)
LITTLE BIG TOWN: Ozarka College plans to bring in extra seating for the Little Big Town concert Sept. 7, increasing the capacity of the John E. Miller Auditorium to 1,000 seats. Despite the additional seats, tickets to the concert sold out within three days after sales opened Aug. ...
Argument results in shooting (09/07/06)
A Fulton County man was charged with battery Aug. 30 after he allegedly shot his mother's boyfriend in the shoulder. William Burton Leckelt, 43, has been charged with battery in the first degree, a class B felony; and possession of firearms by a certain person, a class D felony...
Drug bust nets charges for Mammoth Spring man (09/07/06)
DRUG BUST: Officers with the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force, the Fulton County Sheriff's Department and the Mammoth Spring Police Department found several items consistent with manufacturing methamphetamine Aug. 16 when they executed a search warrant at the Russ Neal McMurtrey residence in Mammoth Spring. ...
Hay foundation names Hall of Fame inductees (09/07/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The George D. Hay Foundation will present their 10th annual Country Music Induction and Awards Show Sept. 17 at the Mammoth Spring Country Music Hall, located just south of Mammoth Spring on Highway 63 south. According to George D. Hay Vice President Bob Ross, for the first time ever the induction and show will be dedicated to the memory of Dusty Rhodes, who died earlier this year...
Python on the loose? (09/07/06)
Arkansas Wildlife Officer Steve Taylor said he thinks the skin of a Burmese python found in Riverbend Park near Hardy was just that -- skin. "I don't believe there is one out there," Lt. Taylor said. Taylor said he was called to the camper park several weeks ago after someone found a 12-foot python skin near the park's guard shack on Bluffs Road...
VFW to honor 9-11 anniversary (09/07/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Post 7831 will hold a fifth anniversary commemoration program to mark the fifth year of the deadly terror attacks. The program will take place Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at Mammoth Spring City Park. Local community leaders, ministers, law enforcement officers, ambulance service personnel and Mammoth Spring school students and officials have been invited to the ceremony...
Auxiliary seeks vendors (09/07/06)
Junior Auxiliary of Mountain Home is seeking vendors for their 4th annual Frosty Festival, a Christmas shopping extravaganza, that will be held Nov. 10 and 11 at the Baxter County Fairgrounds. Junior Auxiliary provides booth drapes and tables as well as meals and support services for vendors participating in Frosty Festival...
Storm cleanup finished at Thayer (09/07/06)
DEBRIS REMOVAL: The Thayer city street crew hauled nearly 400 loads of trees and limbs and other debris to the old city dump since the July 21 storm that passed through Thayer. Street department members, from left, are; Darrell Phipps (in back hoe), Don Smith, Donnie Callahan and Kenny Hedden...
Clemons completes basic (09/07/06)
Air Force Airman Brandi L. Clemons has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of John and Tina Clemons of Couch. Clemons is a 2006 graduate of Couch High School. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches; and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.. ...
Bennett to perform homecoming concert with Legacy Five (09/07/06)
Citizens Bank has announced the homecoming of Roger Bennett. Bennett, a well known musician and native of Strawberry, said he is excited and looking forward to the upcoming event. This will be the first time during his over 30 years of professional gospel music he has performed in Batesville. Former Cathedral Quartet members Roger and Scott Fowler are coming with their new southern gospel quartet, Legacy Five, for a musical event on Oct. 6 at Independence Hall on the campus of UACCB...
Bicycle ride will benefit youth ranches (09/07/06)
On Oct. 14 the White River Medical Center Cycling Club, a bike riding enthusiasts club, will host a bicycle ride to raise funds for the Arkansas Sheriffs' Youth Ranches. The distance for the ride is determined by the personal interest of the participant. The ride can be a distance of several miles for the novice, or the entire route of 104 miles for the more seasoned rider...
Palace Drug holds ribbon cutting ceremony (09/07/06)
Palace Drug in Mammoth Spring recently celebrated their opening under new owners Larry and Angela Burns. Larry and Angela, both originally from Mammoth Spring, said they are happy to own and operate Palace Drug, to become re-acquainted with old friends and to be able to help everyone with their pharmacy needs...
Kersey spends semester studying in Greece (09/07/06)
Few students of ancient history can claim to have gazed at the cloud-obscured top of Mt. Olympus, eaten olives in the cradle of democracy, or peered into the face of a 3,000-year-old mummy. But when thinking back on such history lessons at the end of this fall, Katylyn Kersey of Mammoth Spring may have quite a story to tell...
Bicycle ride will benefit youth ranches (09/07/06)
On Oct. 14 the White River Medical Center Cycling Club, a bike riding enthusiasts club, will host a bicycle ride to raise funds for the Arkansas Sheriffs' Youth Ranches. The distance for the ride is determined by the personal interest of the participant. The ride can be a distance of several miles for the novice, or the entire route of 104 miles for the more seasoned rider...
Kersey spends semester studying in Greece (09/07/06)
Few students of ancient history can claim to have gazed at the cloud-obscured top of Mt. Olympus, eaten olives in the cradle of democracy, or peered into the face of a 3,000-year-old mummy. But when thinking back on such history lessons at the end of this fall, Katylyn Kersey of Mammoth Spring may have quite a story to tell...
Clemons completes basic (09/07/06)
Air Force Airman Brandi L. Clemons has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of John and Tina Clemons of Couch. Clemons is a 2006 graduate of Couch High School. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches; and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.. ...
Palace Drug holds ribbon cutting ceremony (09/07/06)
Palace Drug in Mammoth Spring recently celebrated their opening under new owners Larry and Angela Burns. Larry and Angela, both originally from Mammoth Spring, said they are happy to own and operate Palace Drug, to become re-acquainted with old friends and to be able to help everyone with their pharmacy needs...
Bennett to perform homecoming concert with Legacy Five (09/07/06)
Citizens Bank has announced the homecoming of Roger Bennett. Bennett, a well known musician and native of Strawberry, said he is excited and looking forward to the upcoming event. This will be the first time during his over 30 years of professional gospel music he has performed in Batesville. Former Cathedral Quartet members Roger and Scott Fowler are coming with their new southern gospel quartet, Legacy Five, for a musical event on Oct. 6 at Independence Hall on the campus of UACCB...
Hunter ed classes slated (09/07/06)
The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville's Center for Workforce and Community Education will offer hunter education courses beginning Sept. 9. A second session of the hunter education course will be offered on Sept. 16. Both courses will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with an hour break for lunch. Meals are not available on campus. The exam will be given at the end of the class...
Oh, what a show! (09/07/06)
Talking with Thayer Head Football Coach Billy Webber during the first week of school, it was hard not to notice the way he lit up when discussing his group of offensive linemen. Although Webber acknowleged that his group of Cats manning the trenches this year was not as quick as some of his linemen in the past, they were a bigger bunch than in recent years. And there's nothing like a big, bulky offensive line to get a coach fired up about starting the season...
Cougs split golf outings (09/07/06)
The Walnut Ridge Bobcats successfully defended their home course at the Walnut Ridge Country Club Aug. 28, topping the Izard County Consolidated Cougars 110-136. Jeremy Burns paced ICC with a 44, while Brett Haney followed with a 45, and Steven McCormack 47...
Cougs split golf outings (09/07/06)
The Walnut Ridge Bobcats successfully defended their home course at the Walnut Ridge Country Club Aug. 28, topping the Izard County Consolidated Cougars 110-136. Jeremy Burns paced ICC with a 44, while Brett Haney followed with a 45, and Steven McCormack 47...
Oh, what a show! (09/07/06)
Talking with Thayer Head Football Coach Billy Webber during the first week of school, it was hard not to notice the way he lit up when discussing his group of offensive linemen. Although Webber acknowleged that his group of Cats manning the trenches this year was not as quick as some of his linemen in the past, they were a bigger bunch than in recent years. And there's nothing like a big, bulky offensive line to get a coach fired up about starting the season...
Hunter ed classes slated (09/07/06)
The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville's Center for Workforce and Community Education will offer hunter education courses beginning Sept. 9. A second session of the hunter education course will be offered on Sept. 16. Both courses will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with an hour break for lunch. Meals are not available on campus. The exam will be given at the end of the class...
Tawnya Kay Gatewood (09/07/06)
Tawnya Kay Gatewood, 40, of Ada, Okla., died Aug. 28, 2006, at her home. She was born Oct. 26, 1965, in Salem, Ark., the daughter of Donald Lee " Don" and Shirley Y. Welty Gatewood. She graduated from Thayer High School in Thayer, Mo., in 1984. She lived in the Ada area for 21 years...
Ella Mae Scheschi (09/07/06)
Ella Mae Scheschi, 88, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 26, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was born June 20, 1918, in Green Bay, Wis., the daughter of the late Nels and Anna McKeague Hendrickson. She served as a professor at St. ...
Cleburn Hastings (09/07/06)
Cleburn Hastings, 65, of Sandtown died Aug. 27, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 16, 1941, at Sandtown, to Laman Alvis and Margaret Juanita (Lesley) Hastings. He was retired from White Rodgers in Batesville and was a member of the Pool's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church at Sandtown...
Roy Corp Jr. (09/07/06)
A memorial service for Roy Corp Jr. will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 9 at the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer. Corp died Aug. 23, 2006. He was 22. He was previously from Mammoth Spring and at the time of his death was living in Memphis, Tenn.
Martha McIntyre (09/07/06)
Martha Elizabeth McIntyre, age 97 of Highland died Aug. 29, 2006 in Salem. She was born May 28, 1909, at Dows, Iowa to Emil and Kristiane Henrikson. She was a graduate of North Central Bible College, Minneapolis, Minn. She was united in marriage to William Kenneth McIntyre Oct. 3, 1934, in Geneva, Minn. She was a retired missionary who had served 34 years with the Division of Foreign Missions of the Assemblies of God...
George E. Colles (09/07/06)
George E. Colles, 88, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 25, 2006, at the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born Sept. 5, 1917, at Schewaing, Mich., the son of Thomas and Mary Ann (Leoffler) Colles. He was a petroleum engineer for Phillips Oil Company for 47 years, a talented golfer and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Lillie Marie Hoyt (09/07/06)
Lillie Marie Hoyt, a retired cosmetologist, died Aug. 28. 2006, in Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Mo. She was born Aug. 17, 1923, in Alton, Mo., to Arthur Nickless and Pearl Hays Nickless. She was united in marriage May 27, 1939, in Salem, Ark., to David Hoyt who preceded her in death Jan. 1, 1967...
Richard Dale Tucker (09/07/06)
Richard Dale Tucker, 47, of Thayer died at his home Aug. 28, 2006. He was born Jan. 2, 1959, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Olon and Nevia Honeycutt Tucker. Tucker was a graduate of Thayer High School with the class of 1977. He was employed by the Sheltered Workshop in Alton since the beginning and truly enjoyed going to work each day and cherished the many friends he worked with. He will be missed by his family and many friends...
Andrew Walter Hogan (09/07/06)
Andrew Walter Hogan, 82, of Hardy, died Aug. 29, 2006, at his home. Hogan was born Dec. 22, 1923, in Cherry Valley, Ark., the son of Irvin Hogan and Ester (Anderson) Hogan. He worked many years for the Del Monte Corporation and retired as a head line mechanic...
Ella Mae Scheschi (09/07/06)
Ella Mae Scheschi, 88, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 26, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was born June 20, 1918, in Green Bay, Wis., the daughter of the late Nels and Anna McKeague Hendrickson. She served as a professor at St. ...
Richard Dale Tucker (09/07/06)
Richard Dale Tucker, 47, of Thayer died at his home Aug. 28, 2006. He was born Jan. 2, 1959, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Olon and Nevia Honeycutt Tucker. Tucker was a graduate of Thayer High School with the class of 1977. He was employed by the Sheltered Workshop in Alton since the beginning and truly enjoyed going to work each day and cherished the many friends he worked with. He will be missed by his family and many friends...
Tawnya Kay Gatewood (09/07/06)
Tawnya Kay Gatewood, 40, of Ada, Okla., died Aug. 28, 2006, at her home. She was born Oct. 26, 1965, in Salem, Ark., the daughter of Donald Lee " Don" and Shirley Y. Welty Gatewood. She graduated from Thayer High School in Thayer, Mo., in 1984. She lived in the Ada area for 21 years...
Lillie Marie Hoyt (09/07/06)
Lillie Marie Hoyt, a retired cosmetologist, died Aug. 28. 2006, in Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Mo. She was born Aug. 17, 1923, in Alton, Mo., to Arthur Nickless and Pearl Hays Nickless. She was united in marriage May 27, 1939, in Salem, Ark., to David Hoyt who preceded her in death Jan. 1, 1967...
George E. Colles (09/07/06)
George E. Colles, 88, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 25, 2006, at the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born Sept. 5, 1917, at Schewaing, Mich., the son of Thomas and Mary Ann (Leoffler) Colles. He was a petroleum engineer for Phillips Oil Company for 47 years, a talented golfer and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Cleburn Hastings (09/07/06)
Cleburn Hastings, 65, of Sandtown died Aug. 27, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 16, 1941, at Sandtown, to Laman Alvis and Margaret Juanita (Lesley) Hastings. He was retired from White Rodgers in Batesville and was a member of the Pool's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church at Sandtown...
Roy Corp Jr. (09/07/06)
A memorial service for Roy Corp Jr. will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 9 at the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer. Corp died Aug. 23, 2006. He was 22. He was previously from Mammoth Spring and at the time of his death was living in Memphis, Tenn.
Martha McIntyre (09/07/06)
Martha Elizabeth McIntyre, age 97 of Highland died Aug. 29, 2006 in Salem. She was born May 28, 1909, at Dows, Iowa to Emil and Kristiane Henrikson. She was a graduate of North Central Bible College, Minneapolis, Minn. She was united in marriage to William Kenneth McIntyre Oct. 3, 1934, in Geneva, Minn. She was a retired missionary who had served 34 years with the Division of Foreign Missions of the Assemblies of God...
Andrew Walter Hogan (09/07/06)
Andrew Walter Hogan, 82, of Hardy, died Aug. 29, 2006, at his home. Hogan was born Dec. 22, 1923, in Cherry Valley, Ark., the son of Irvin Hogan and Ester (Anderson) Hogan. He worked many years for the Del Monte Corporation and retired as a head line mechanic...
Braden Scott Langle (09/07/06)
Braden Scott Langle was born Aug. 24, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces. His parents are Jerry and Stormi Langle of Jonesboro. Braden was welcomed by siblings, Greg, 9, Kaylea, 7, and Grace, 7...
Karson Thomas Kemper (09/07/06)
Jonathan and Jessica Kemper of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Karson Thomas. He was born at 11:13 a.m. Aug. 28, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. His sibling is Kaylee, 3. Grandparents are Jeff and Mary Sue Hollis of Alton and George and Grace Sofianek of Alton...
Braden Scott Langle (09/07/06)
Braden Scott Langle was born Aug. 24, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces. His parents are Jerry and Stormi Langle of Jonesboro. Braden was welcomed by siblings, Greg, 9, Kaylea, 7, and Grace, 7...
Karson Thomas Kemper (09/07/06)
Jonathan and Jessica Kemper of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Karson Thomas. He was born at 11:13 a.m. Aug. 28, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. His sibling is Kaylee, 3. Grandparents are Jeff and Mary Sue Hollis of Alton and George and Grace Sofianek of Alton...
Couple weds in private ceremony (09/07/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Downum of Viola and Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Ash of Gassville announce the marriage of their children, Holly Dale and Matthew Jordan Ash. The couple were married in a private ceremony in Conway on May 15. The Ashes reside in Conway. Holly is a 2002 graduate of Viola High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas. Jordan is a 2001 graduate of Cotter High School...
Couple weds in private ceremony (09/07/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Downum of Viola and Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Ash of Gassville announce the marriage of their children, Holly Dale and Matthew Jordan Ash. The couple were married in a private ceremony in Conway on May 15. The Ashes reside in Conway. Holly is a 2002 graduate of Viola High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas. Jordan is a 2001 graduate of Cotter High School...
Our View Highland School District: vote yes on activity center (09/07/06)
It's probably past time for the Highland School District to have a larger indoor sports arena. It's definitely past time for Quad Cities to have a larger entertainment venue. The Highland School District's proposed activity center meets both needs. The district's request for a modest millage increase (1.7 mills) to pay for it deserves support...
Boldly Going Nowhere (09/07/06)
My NFL football predictions, much like my so-called life, run hot and cold. In 2001 and 2002, they bordered on mysticism, but ever since then they were so bad that putting them on the bottom of a birdcage would be an insult to whatever accumulates at the bottom of the cage. Nevertheless, my 2006 NFL divisional forecast is as follows:...
Boldly Going Nowhere (09/07/06)
My NFL football predictions, much like my so-called life, run hot and cold. In 2001 and 2002, they bordered on mysticism, but ever since then they were so bad that putting them on the bottom of a birdcage would be an insult to whatever accumulates at the bottom of the cage. Nevertheless, my 2006 NFL divisional forecast is as follows:...
Our View Highland School District: vote yes on activity center (09/07/06)
It's probably past time for the Highland School District to have a larger indoor sports arena. It's definitely past time for Quad Cities to have a larger entertainment venue. The Highland School District's proposed activity center meets both needs. The district's request for a modest millage increase (1.7 mills) to pay for it deserves support...