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Stories from Thursday, October 12, 2006

For the kids ... (10/12/06)
Backyard bash: Justin Tune is presented the first place trophy for custom chopper at the third annual Backyard Bash motorcyle rally at Riverside Campground and Resort. Organizer Sunny Chaffin said the participants from all over the country raised over $10,000 for St. Judes Children's Hospital...
PATCHING PIPE: (10/12/06)
PATCHING PIPE: Mammoth Spring city workers Greg Kirkpatrick, Brad Guy and Stephen White patch a water pipe in the city last week. Photo/Sisk Lawrence
Dillinger violates ethics code (10/12/06)
Fulton County Sheriff Walter Dillinger said he did not know he was doing anything wrong when he violated state campaign laws. On Aug. 18 the Arkansas Ethics Commission held a probable cause hearing after his opponent in the 2006 primary sheriff's race, Terry Dailey, and his write-in opponent for the November election, Charles Dabbs, filed multiple complaints against Dillinger for campaign ethics violations committed during the primary election...
It's time to come home (10/12/06)
HOMECOMING COURT: One of the Thayer High School seniors seated will be crowned 2006 Bobcat Homecoming queen Friday night. Senior candidates are, from left: Rebecca Madden, daughter of Billy Joe and Ann Madden; Sabrina Harralston, daughter of Jeff and Kim Harralston; and Cecily Cotham daughter of Ken (class of 1982) and Teresa (class of 1984) Cotham. ...
What not to do when paying fines (10/12/06)
Peter "Rade" Vasilijevich, 53, of Cherokee Village was arrested and charged with his fifth DWI within the past three years on Sept. 30. According to Michael Davis, the Mammoth Spring officer who made the arrest, the circumstances surrounding Vasilijevich's most recent run-in with the law were "pretty entertaining," adding, "I know Rade pretty well through past encounters."...
Festival time ... (10/12/06)
PUMPKINS: When it's time for the Ozark Black Gold Walnut Festival at Alton, always the first Saturday in October, it is also pumpkin time in the Ozarks. See Walnut Festival pictures on page 5. Photo/Sisk Lawrence
Man seriously injured when motorcycle and deer collide (10/12/06)
Steven Herron, 54, of Horseshoe Bend was seriously injured in a motorcycle wreck Oct. 3. According to investigating officer James Davis, Herron was traveling west on East Church Street in Horseshoe Bend when the accident occurred. Davis said Herron struck a deer and lost control of his motorcycle. He was thrown from the motorcycle and the bike landed in the gravel along the left side of the road...
Art show is new homecoming event (10/12/06)
THAYER -- This year in conjunction with alumni homecoming activities, the Thayer Area Arts Council will hold an art show and sale Oct. 12-15 at the Oregon County Country Music Theater. The show and sale will be held in conjunction with Thayer Alumni Homecoming...
Candidate forum set (10/12/06)
A Meet The Candidate Open Public Forum will be held in Cherokee Village Oct. 13 at the North Golf Course Recreation Center from 5-6 p.m. Candidates for Sharp County judge and all candidates for election in Cherokee Village who are running with opposition have been invited to participate in this open forum...
Truck v. train -- no contest (10/12/06)
A Paragould man and his stepson are counting their blessings after they safely escaped from their vehicle before a train plowed into it Oct. 7 near Williford. Donnie Mendenhall Jr., 20, and his stepson Michael Lindsey, 6, were driving along the right of way of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad tracks near the Spring River bridge in Williford when Mendenhall attempted to cross the tracks to get to the river for an afternoon fishing trip, Mendenhall said. ...
Fall Festival great success (10/12/06)
THAYER -- Thayer Chamber of Commerce Vice President Ron Cornelius said last week the recent Fall Festival held in downtown Thayer was a huge success. "We had more people attend this year's Fall Festival than any other year. We (the chamber) were pleased," he said...
Employee admits to taking money (10/12/06)
Rose Lee Rye, 56, of Calico Rock was arrested and charged with theft of property Oct. 3 following complaints made by the owners of the Calico Rock Snappy Mart convenience store where she was employed. In interviews with Izard County Deputy Jeff Shehan and Arkansas State Police Special Agent Dennis Simmons, Rye admitted to taking amounts ranging from $100 to $250 from the store each week since May. ...
Absentee voting under way (10/12/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Absentee voting is now under way for the Nov. 7 general election at Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley's first floor office in the Oregon County Courthouse at Alton. Voters can vote absentee in person during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays in the clerk's office...
A bad day just got worse (10/12/06)
Peter "Rade" Vasilijevich, 53, of Cherokee Village was arrested and charged with his fifth DWI within the past three years on Sept. 30. According to Michael Davis, the Mammoth Spring officer who made the arrest, the circumstances surrounding Vasilijevich's most recent run-in with the law were "pretty entertaining," adding, "I know Rade pretty well through past encounters."...
Missing man found dead near Sylamore (10/12/06)
The body of a missing Independence County man was found in Sylamore on Arkansas State Highway 9 South, approximately two miles past the Stone County line on Oct. 5. Hayden J. Cooper, 62, of Concord was reported missing by his family the Wednesday evening before his body was found...
Doctor keeps promise (10/12/06)
Dr. Brad Bibb didn't have to honor his promise, but he did anyway. Bibb signed a community match program with the now-defunct Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System when he started medical school. Under the agreement, the hospital paid for his medical school in exchange for his agreeing to practice in Cherokee Village...
Abandoned property on council's agenda (10/12/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring City Council addressed the problem of abandoned property in the city at their Oct. 2 city council meeting. Mayor Jean Pace told the council there are several properties in the city where people no longer live and the property is not being maintained...
Shannon County confirms west Nile virus in bird (10/12/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- A Shannon County Health Department official confirmed last week that a robin from the Eminence area tested positive for the west Nile virus. Shannon County borders Oregon County to the north. In mid-August, the Howell County Health Department reported only the second case of the deadly disease in the state infecting a human. The first case was reported in early summer in northern Missouri...
Missing man found dead near Sylamore (10/12/06)
The body of a missing Independence County man was found in Sylamore on Arkansas State Highway 9 South, approximately two miles past the Stone County line on Oct. 5. Hayden J. Cooper, 62, of Concord was reported missing by his family the Wednesday evening before his body was found...
Truck v. train -- no contest (10/12/06)
A Paragould man and his stepson are counting their blessings after they safely escaped from their vehicle before a train plowed into it Oct. 7 near Williford. Donnie Mendenhall Jr., 20, and his stepson Michael Lindsey, 6, were driving along the right of way of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad tracks near the Spring River bridge in Williford when Mendenhall attempted to cross the tracks to get to the river for an afternoon fishing trip, Mendenhall said. ...
Fall Festival great success (10/12/06)
THAYER -- Thayer Chamber of Commerce Vice President Ron Cornelius said last week the recent Fall Festival held in downtown Thayer was a huge success. "We had more people attend this year's Fall Festival than any other year. We (the chamber) were pleased," he said...
Abandoned property on council's agenda (10/12/06)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring City Council addressed the problem of abandoned property in the city at their Oct. 2 city council meeting. Mayor Jean Pace told the council there are several properties in the city where people no longer live and the property is not being maintained...
It's time to come home (10/12/06)
HOMECOMING COURT: One of the Thayer High School seniors seated will be crowned 2006 Bobcat Homecoming queen Friday night. Senior candidates are, from left: Rebecca Madden, daughter of Billy Joe and Ann Madden; Sabrina Harralston, daughter of Jeff and Kim Harralston; and Cecily Cotham daughter of Ken (class of 1982) and Teresa (class of 1984) Cotham. ...
Employee admits to taking money (10/12/06)
Rose Lee Rye, 56, of Calico Rock was arrested and charged with theft of property Oct. 3 following complaints made by the owners of the Calico Rock Snappy Mart convenience store where she was employed. In interviews with Izard County Deputy Jeff Shehan and Arkansas State Police Special Agent Dennis Simmons, Rye admitted to taking amounts ranging from $100 to $250 from the store each week since May. ...
Art show is new homecoming event (10/12/06)
THAYER -- This year in conjunction with alumni homecoming activities, the Thayer Area Arts Council will hold an art show and sale Oct. 12-15 at the Oregon County Country Music Theater. The show and sale will be held in conjunction with Thayer Alumni Homecoming...
Man seriously injured when motorcycle and deer collide (10/12/06)
Steven Herron, 54, of Horseshoe Bend was seriously injured in a motorcycle wreck Oct. 3. According to investigating officer James Davis, Herron was traveling west on East Church Street in Horseshoe Bend when the accident occurred. Davis said Herron struck a deer and lost control of his motorcycle. He was thrown from the motorcycle and the bike landed in the gravel along the left side of the road...
Candidate forum set (10/12/06)
A Meet The Candidate Open Public Forum will be held in Cherokee Village Oct. 13 at the North Golf Course Recreation Center from 5-6 p.m. Candidates for Sharp County judge and all candidates for election in Cherokee Village who are running with opposition have been invited to participate in this open forum...
Absentee voting under way (10/12/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Absentee voting is now under way for the Nov. 7 general election at Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley's first floor office in the Oregon County Courthouse at Alton. Voters can vote absentee in person during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays in the clerk's office...
A bad day just got worse (10/12/06)
Peter "Rade" Vasilijevich, 53, of Cherokee Village was arrested and charged with his fifth DWI within the past three years on Sept. 30. According to Michael Davis, the Mammoth Spring officer who made the arrest, the circumstances surrounding Vasilijevich's most recent run-in with the law were "pretty entertaining," adding, "I know Rade pretty well through past encounters."...
Shannon County confirms west Nile virus in bird (10/12/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- A Shannon County Health Department official confirmed last week that a robin from the Eminence area tested positive for the west Nile virus. Shannon County borders Oregon County to the north. In mid-August, the Howell County Health Department reported only the second case of the deadly disease in the state infecting a human. The first case was reported in early summer in northern Missouri...
What not to do when paying fines (10/12/06)
Peter "Rade" Vasilijevich, 53, of Cherokee Village was arrested and charged with his fifth DWI within the past three years on Sept. 30. According to Michael Davis, the Mammoth Spring officer who made the arrest, the circumstances surrounding Vasilijevich's most recent run-in with the law were "pretty entertaining," adding, "I know Rade pretty well through past encounters."...
Doctor keeps promise (10/12/06)
Dr. Brad Bibb didn't have to honor his promise, but he did anyway. Bibb signed a community match program with the now-defunct Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System when he started medical school. Under the agreement, the hospital paid for his medical school in exchange for his agreeing to practice in Cherokee Village...
Festival time ... (10/12/06)
PUMPKINS: When it's time for the Ozark Black Gold Walnut Festival at Alton, always the first Saturday in October, it is also pumpkin time in the Ozarks. See Walnut Festival pictures on page 5. Photo/Sisk Lawrence
Dillinger violates ethics code (10/12/06)
Fulton County Sheriff Walter Dillinger said he did not know he was doing anything wrong when he violated state campaign laws. On Aug. 18 the Arkansas Ethics Commission held a probable cause hearing after his opponent in the 2006 primary sheriff's race, Terry Dailey, and his write-in opponent for the November election, Charles Dabbs, filed multiple complaints against Dillinger for campaign ethics violations committed during the primary election...
PATCHING PIPE: (10/12/06)
PATCHING PIPE: Mammoth Spring city workers Greg Kirkpatrick, Brad Guy and Stephen White patch a water pipe in the city last week. Photo/Sisk Lawrence
For the kids ... (10/12/06)
Backyard bash: Justin Tune is presented the first place trophy for custom chopper at the third annual Backyard Bash motorcyle rally at Riverside Campground and Resort. Organizer Sunny Chaffin said the participants from all over the country raised over $10,000 for St. Judes Children's Hospital...
FIVE GENERATIONS: (10/12/06)
FIVE GENERATIONS: From left are great-grandson Eric Thompson of Natchitaches, La.; (seated) Florence Sellers formerly of Mammoth Spring, holding great-great-grandson Wyatt Thompson of Natchitaches, La.; daughter Barbara Sellers Russell of Thayer; and granddaughter Kim Russell Thompson of Corpus Christi, Texas...
LOVE: (10/12/06)
LOVE: Danielle Thomas, age 7, donated her hair for Locks of Love. Gera from Its All About You Hair Salon in Ash Flat gave her the haircut.
FIVE GENERATIONS: (10/12/06)
FIVE GENERATIONS: Five generations of Zara Jones' family helped her celebrate her 93rd birthday Sept. 24. Gathering in West Plains were, from left: daughter Doris Brown of Thayer, Zara Jones (Sutherland) of Thayer holding her great-great-granddaughter Gabriella Alleaha Ashworth (2 months), great-grandson Zach Ashworth of Springfield, Mo., and granddaughter Kathy Chastain of Springfield...
Holiday Craft Sale to be held at Batesville (10/12/06)
The 22nd annual Holiday Craft Sale sponsored by the Extension Homemaker Clubs of Independence County will be held at the Independence County Fairgrounds in Batesville Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. "We are staying open later on Friday night to give workers a chance to shop," a spokesman said...
94th BIRTHDAY: (10/12/06)
94th BIRTHDAY: The only living student from the picture taken at the Piney School will turn 94 this October. All are invited to come and celebrate with Lovel Roberts on Oct. 14 from 1-4 p.m. at the BB Fire Station on County Road 225; 1/4 mile off Highway 160. The celebration will be given by his large family. They request no gifts, but cards will be enjoyed. Roberts still lives on his farm at Couch. He has been there over 65 years...
FIVE GENERATIONS: (10/12/06)
FIVE GENERATIONS: From left are great-grandson Eric Thompson of Natchitaches, La.; (seated) Florence Sellers formerly of Mammoth Spring, holding great-great-grandson Wyatt Thompson of Natchitaches, La.; daughter Barbara Sellers Russell of Thayer; and granddaughter Kim Russell Thompson of Corpus Christi, Texas...
94th BIRTHDAY: (10/12/06)
94th BIRTHDAY: The only living student from the picture taken at the Piney School will turn 94 this October. All are invited to come and celebrate with Lovel Roberts on Oct. 14 from 1-4 p.m. at the BB Fire Station on County Road 225; 1/4 mile off Highway 160. The celebration will be given by his large family. They request no gifts, but cards will be enjoyed. Roberts still lives on his farm at Couch. He has been there over 65 years...
LOVE: (10/12/06)
LOVE: Danielle Thomas, age 7, donated her hair for Locks of Love. Gera from Its All About You Hair Salon in Ash Flat gave her the haircut.
FIVE GENERATIONS: (10/12/06)
FIVE GENERATIONS: Five generations of Zara Jones' family helped her celebrate her 93rd birthday Sept. 24. Gathering in West Plains were, from left: daughter Doris Brown of Thayer, Zara Jones (Sutherland) of Thayer holding her great-great-granddaughter Gabriella Alleaha Ashworth (2 months), great-grandson Zach Ashworth of Springfield, Mo., and granddaughter Kathy Chastain of Springfield...
Holiday Craft Sale to be held at Batesville (10/12/06)
The 22nd annual Holiday Craft Sale sponsored by the Extension Homemaker Clubs of Independence County will be held at the Independence County Fairgrounds in Batesville Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. "We are staying open later on Friday night to give workers a chance to shop," a spokesman said...
Annual Docs vs. Jocks game slated (10/12/06)
Twelve-year-old Terry Hammond, a sixth-grader at West Plains Middle School, will be this year's recipient of funds raised during the 2006 Docs vs. Jocks physical therapy basketball challenge, sponsored by Ozarks Medical Center Rehabilitation Services and the West Plains Civic Center...
Highway not Fair to Cats (10/12/06)
The long and winding road continues to twist and turn its way through the heart of the Thayer Bobcats' 2006 football schedule. After opening the new season with a pair of impressive home victories, the Cats hit the road for a month away from the friendly confines of their home turf...
Nippin' it in the Bud (10/12/06)
Say this much for the Salem Greyhound offense -- when it gets rolling, it really gets rolling. And when it doesn't, it really doesn't. Through the first six weeks of the season, there's been no happy medium on the offensive side of the pigskin for the Hounds...
Annual Docs vs. Jocks game slated (10/12/06)
Twelve-year-old Terry Hammond, a sixth-grader at West Plains Middle School, will be this year's recipient of funds raised during the 2006 Docs vs. Jocks physical therapy basketball challenge, sponsored by Ozarks Medical Center Rehabilitation Services and the West Plains Civic Center...
Nippin' it in the Bud (10/12/06)
Say this much for the Salem Greyhound offense -- when it gets rolling, it really gets rolling. And when it doesn't, it really doesn't. Through the first six weeks of the season, there's been no happy medium on the offensive side of the pigskin for the Hounds...
Highway not Fair to Cats (10/12/06)
The long and winding road continues to twist and turn its way through the heart of the Thayer Bobcats' 2006 football schedule. After opening the new season with a pair of impressive home victories, the Cats hit the road for a month away from the friendly confines of their home turf...
Betty Jean Niemeyer (10/12/06)
Betty Jean Niemeyer, 74, of Cave City died Sept. 30, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 22, 1931, at Prescott, Ark., to Oscar and Grace Stivers. She was employed by Riverside Graphics in Batesville and was of the Protestant faith...
Joshua C. Swallow (10/12/06)
Joshua C. Swallow of Cherokee Village died Aug. 19, 2006, at the Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa. Services were held at Caldwell Raddatz Funeral Chapel in Urbandale, Iowa. His ashes are intombed at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Cherokee Village...
Gregory Meskimen (10/12/06)
Gregory Lee Meskimen, 50, of Olive Branch, Miss., died Sept. 29, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1956, in Clarinda, Iowa, to Leland and Yvonne Meskimen. He attended schools in Clarinda, Iowa, and Batesville, Ark., graduating from Batesville High School in 1975...
Dolores Pendarvis (10/12/06)
Dolores Jan Pendarvis was born the daughter of Ralph and Lurene Diles McGhee, Jan. 5, 1947 in Thayer, Mo. She died Oct. 5, 2006, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 59. She was united in marriage to Joey Pendarvis on Feb. 16, 1969. She was a graduate of Crowley's Ridge Junior College in Paragould, Ark., and a graduate of Harding University College in Searcy, Ark. ...
Duane Melvin Speas (10/12/06)
Duane Melvin Speas, 80, of Salem, son of the late Walter and Gladys Emma (Wede-meyer) Speas, was born June 20, 1926, in Audubon County, Iowa. He died Sept. 28, 2006, at the Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. Speas was united in marriage to Evelyn Edwards on April 20, 1953, in Irwin, Iowa...
Jeffrey Allan Jones (10/12/06)
Jeffrey Allan Jones, age 53, of Evening Shade died Sept. 22, 2006, at his home. He was born April 27, 1953, at Sacramento, Calif., to Richard and Clara Jones. He served 22 years of combined service in the U.S. Army and U.S. Airforce, served in the Vietnam War and was employed by the Arkansas State Police working with concealed weapons...
Roberta McCormick (10/12/06)
Roberta Pearl McCor-mick, 84, former resident of Cherokee Village, died Aug. 5, 2006, at Alterra Sterling House in Columbia, Tenn. Private memorial graveside services will be held later at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Pegram. Notes of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.oakesandnichols.com...
William "Matt" Varner (10/12/06)
William "Matt" Varner, 98, of Cave City died Oct. 3, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born May 23, 1908, at Denver, Ark., to James Marshall and Susie Belle (Boyd) Varner. He was a retired farmer and a member of the First Church UPC in Batesville...
Joshua C. Swallow (10/12/06)
Joshua C. Swallow of Cherokee Village died Aug. 19, 2006, at the Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa. Services were held at Caldwell Raddatz Funeral Chapel in Urbandale, Iowa. His ashes are intombed at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Cherokee Village...
Gregory Meskimen (10/12/06)
Gregory Lee Meskimen, 50, of Olive Branch, Miss., died Sept. 29, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1956, in Clarinda, Iowa, to Leland and Yvonne Meskimen. He attended schools in Clarinda, Iowa, and Batesville, Ark., graduating from Batesville High School in 1975...
Roberta McCormick (10/12/06)
Roberta Pearl McCor-mick, 84, former resident of Cherokee Village, died Aug. 5, 2006, at Alterra Sterling House in Columbia, Tenn. Private memorial graveside services will be held later at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Pegram. Notes of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.oakesandnichols.com...
William "Matt" Varner (10/12/06)
William "Matt" Varner, 98, of Cave City died Oct. 3, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born May 23, 1908, at Denver, Ark., to James Marshall and Susie Belle (Boyd) Varner. He was a retired farmer and a member of the First Church UPC in Batesville...
Jeffrey Allan Jones (10/12/06)
Jeffrey Allan Jones, age 53, of Evening Shade died Sept. 22, 2006, at his home. He was born April 27, 1953, at Sacramento, Calif., to Richard and Clara Jones. He served 22 years of combined service in the U.S. Army and U.S. Airforce, served in the Vietnam War and was employed by the Arkansas State Police working with concealed weapons...
Duane Melvin Speas (10/12/06)
Duane Melvin Speas, 80, of Salem, son of the late Walter and Gladys Emma (Wede-meyer) Speas, was born June 20, 1926, in Audubon County, Iowa. He died Sept. 28, 2006, at the Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. Speas was united in marriage to Evelyn Edwards on April 20, 1953, in Irwin, Iowa...
Dolores Pendarvis (10/12/06)
Dolores Jan Pendarvis was born the daughter of Ralph and Lurene Diles McGhee, Jan. 5, 1947 in Thayer, Mo. She died Oct. 5, 2006, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 59. She was united in marriage to Joey Pendarvis on Feb. 16, 1969. She was a graduate of Crowley's Ridge Junior College in Paragould, Ark., and a graduate of Harding University College in Searcy, Ark. ...
Betty Jean Niemeyer (10/12/06)
Betty Jean Niemeyer, 74, of Cave City died Sept. 30, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 22, 1931, at Prescott, Ark., to Oscar and Grace Stivers. She was employed by Riverside Graphics in Batesville and was of the Protestant faith...
Gavin Michael Andersen (10/12/06)
D.J. Andersen and Ashlie Williams of Willow Springs are the parents of a baby boy, Gavin Michael Andersen. He was born at 10:25 p.m. Sept. 20, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Dana Andersen Sr. and Roxy Andersen, both of Mountain View, and Stoney and Dana Cypret of Thayer...
Brian Matthew Pawloski (10/12/06)
Charles Pawloski and Tiffany Jewell of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Brian Matthew Pawloski. He was born at 8:05 a.m. Sept. 19, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 1/2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. His siblings are Xavier, 3, and Makaila, 2. Grandparents are Walter and Frances Pawloski of Thayer, and Joyce Jewell of Mammoth Spring...
Charlie Dale Daniels (10/12/06)
Merle Daniels Jr. and Valerie Barton of Alton, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Charlie Dale Daniels. He was born at 4:52 p.m. Sept. 30, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
Dahmon Michael Apel (10/12/06)
Warren Apel and Maria May of Thayer, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Dahmon Michael Apel. He was born at 10:11 a.m. Oct. 1, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 2 pounds, 1 1/2 ounces and was 14 inches long. His sibling is Liberty Alicia, 6. Grandparents are Margaret Zuchowski and Kevin Collins, both of West Plains, Mary Aul and Don Aul both of Cherokee Village, and Charles May and Lenore May, both of Thayer...
Gregory Kendall Rhodes (10/12/06)
Gregory Kendall Rhodes was born Sept. 28, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces. His parents are Jason and Jamie Rhodes of Cherokee Village. Grandparents are Jim and Judy Shehorn of Jonesboro and Ron and Brenda Rhodes of Cherokee Village. Great-grandparents are Walter Lee Sanders of Cherokee Village and Jim and Wanda Gregory of Walnut Hill, Ill...
Chloe Isabel Hester (10/12/06)
Chloe Isabel Hester was born Sept. 29, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 6 pounds, 15.3 ounces. Her parents are Alex and Sarah Hester of Hardy. Grandparents are Clyde and Donna Collins of Hardy and Barbara Murphy of Hardy. Great-grandparents are Iva Billingsley of Mammoth Spring and Alex Wade of Ash Flat...
Tunnicliffs to celebrate 50th anniversary (10/12/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Odis Tunnicliff invite all family and friends to join them in celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2-4 p.m. at the Salem Senior Center on Church Street. The couple were married Oct. 26, 1956, at Newport, Ark...
Zaylea McKenzie Jewell (10/12/06)
Scottie Jewell and Kathlene Hartson of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Zaylea McKenzie Jewell. She was born at 2:47 p.m. Sept. 23, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 1/2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. His sibling is Daymeon Scott Jewell. Grandparents are Joyce Jewell of Mammoth Spring and George Hartson of Thayer...
Katlin Elizabeth Bates (10/12/06)
Katlin Elizabeth Bates was born Sept. 19, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and 19.5 inches in length. Her parents are Stephen Adam Bates and Amy Bates of Ash Flat. Her grandparents are Steve and Patsy Bates of Myron, and Russell and Brenda Truitt of Highland. ...
Chloe Isabel Hester (10/12/06)
Chloe Isabel Hester was born Sept. 29, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 6 pounds, 15.3 ounces. Her parents are Alex and Sarah Hester of Hardy. Grandparents are Clyde and Donna Collins of Hardy and Barbara Murphy of Hardy. Great-grandparents are Iva Billingsley of Mammoth Spring and Alex Wade of Ash Flat...
Katlin Elizabeth Bates (10/12/06)
Katlin Elizabeth Bates was born Sept. 19, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and 19.5 inches in length. Her parents are Stephen Adam Bates and Amy Bates of Ash Flat. Her grandparents are Steve and Patsy Bates of Myron, and Russell and Brenda Truitt of Highland. ...
Tunnicliffs to celebrate 50th anniversary (10/12/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Odis Tunnicliff invite all family and friends to join them in celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2-4 p.m. at the Salem Senior Center on Church Street. The couple were married Oct. 26, 1956, at Newport, Ark...
Zaylea McKenzie Jewell (10/12/06)
Scottie Jewell and Kathlene Hartson of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Zaylea McKenzie Jewell. She was born at 2:47 p.m. Sept. 23, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 1/2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. His sibling is Daymeon Scott Jewell. Grandparents are Joyce Jewell of Mammoth Spring and George Hartson of Thayer...
Gavin Michael Andersen (10/12/06)
D.J. Andersen and Ashlie Williams of Willow Springs are the parents of a baby boy, Gavin Michael Andersen. He was born at 10:25 p.m. Sept. 20, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Dana Andersen Sr. and Roxy Andersen, both of Mountain View, and Stoney and Dana Cypret of Thayer...
Brian Matthew Pawloski (10/12/06)
Charles Pawloski and Tiffany Jewell of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Brian Matthew Pawloski. He was born at 8:05 a.m. Sept. 19, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 1/2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. His siblings are Xavier, 3, and Makaila, 2. Grandparents are Walter and Frances Pawloski of Thayer, and Joyce Jewell of Mammoth Spring...
Dahmon Michael Apel (10/12/06)
Warren Apel and Maria May of Thayer, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Dahmon Michael Apel. He was born at 10:11 a.m. Oct. 1, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 2 pounds, 1 1/2 ounces and was 14 inches long. His sibling is Liberty Alicia, 6. Grandparents are Margaret Zuchowski and Kevin Collins, both of West Plains, Mary Aul and Don Aul both of Cherokee Village, and Charles May and Lenore May, both of Thayer...
Charlie Dale Daniels (10/12/06)
Merle Daniels Jr. and Valerie Barton of Alton, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Charlie Dale Daniels. He was born at 4:52 p.m. Sept. 30, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
Gregory Kendall Rhodes (10/12/06)
Gregory Kendall Rhodes was born Sept. 28, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces. His parents are Jason and Jamie Rhodes of Cherokee Village. Grandparents are Jim and Judy Shehorn of Jonesboro and Ron and Brenda Rhodes of Cherokee Village. Great-grandparents are Walter Lee Sanders of Cherokee Village and Jim and Wanda Gregory of Walnut Hill, Ill...
Wrenfrows to celebrate 50 years of marriage (10/12/06)
The children of Clifford and Emma Wrenfrow invite all family and friends to celebrate their parents' 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. at the Thayer Free Will Baptist Church located at 4th and Oak streets. Omission of gifts is requested.
Wrenfrows to celebrate 50 years of marriage (10/12/06)
The children of Clifford and Emma Wrenfrow invite all family and friends to celebrate their parents' 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. at the Thayer Free Will Baptist Church located at 4th and Oak streets. Omission of gifts is requested.
Boldly Going Nowhere (10/12/06)
In 1980, when I was married and living in Los Angeles, my wife and I took a trip to Club Med in Playa Blanca, Mexico. We boarded a 707 passenger jet, chartered by a travel agency, on a Friday night bound for Manzanillo. To my surprise, the plane landed in La Paz on the Baja Peninsula where each passenger was given a card by the stewardess and told to fill it out. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (10/12/06)
In 1980, when I was married and living in Los Angeles, my wife and I took a trip to Club Med in Playa Blanca, Mexico. We boarded a 707 passenger jet, chartered by a travel agency, on a Friday night bound for Manzanillo. To my surprise, the plane landed in La Paz on the Baja Peninsula where each passenger was given a card by the stewardess and told to fill it out. ...