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Stories from Thursday, October 26, 2006

Flooding concerns addressed (10/26/06)
The storms that swept through the area Sept. 22 and 23 brought to light that flooding is an issue not only in Hardy but in Ash Flat as well. At the Oct. 16 council meeting Patsy Inman addressed the council regarding drainage ditches in J&M Estates. Inman, who resides on Diane Avenue, said the ditches are full and water rushes into her yard and the yards of her neighbors during substantial storms. During the September storms water came within 2 feet of her home, she said...
Two hurt (10/26/06)
THAYER -- Two Thayer residents were injured, one seriously, Oct. 22 in a one-vehicle accident on Route W, one-half mile west of Thayer. Trooper E.W. Mann of Troop G of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said a 2005 Nissan pickup truck driven by Bradley Harper, 19, of Thayer ran off the right side of the road and overturned...
Chamber to present honors (10/26/06)
The Salem Chamber of Commerce will honor the Community Service Persons of the Year, the Business Person of the Year and the Fulton County Farm Family of the Year at the Annual Awards Banquet Nov. 2. The banquet will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Hickinbotham-Miller Building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds...
Halloween safety tips (10/26/06)
AREA -- Cooler temperatures and falling leaves bring one of the most anticipated days of the year for youngsters, Halloween. Area law enforcement agencies want to make sure children in all areas of the coverage area are safe. "This year Halloween falls on a school day (Tuesday) and daylight-saving time ends just two days earlier," said Alton Police Chief Rusty Warren. ...
Bend mayoral candidates debate (10/26/06)
It was not until the candidates' closing statements that the relatively calm scene at the Oct. 17 Horseshoe Bend mayoral debates at St. Mary's Catholic Church became at little tense. In his closing speech, candidate George Williamson singled out Robert H. "Bob" Barnes from his other opponent, George Florea...
Art show winners told (10/26/06)
THAYER -- The Thayer Arts Council reports their annual art show and sale was again a huge success. "The show highlighted two- and three-dimensional work from artists locally and around the area," said Judith Cornelius, an arts council representative...
Guns found in wooded area (10/26/06)
Jason T. Woods, 36, of Melbourne was arrested and charged with residential burglary and theft of property Oct. 17 as a result of an investigation conducted by Izard County authorities, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. The investigation began the morning of Oct. 16 after Deputy Charley Melton was called to the home of Melbourne residents Terry and Susan Smith for a possible burglary...
Thayer revenue office to close (10/26/06)
THAYER -- The Missouri Department of Revenue announced last week that the motor vehicle and driver's license contract office in Thayer, located at the junction of OO and Highway 63 will close indefinitely Oct. 31, pending relocation. Gletta Clark, who has served as the license fee agent at the office since May 2005, said she and her husband Ron have sold Clarks Auto Salvage where the office is located and will be retiring...
Grant to provide vests for law enforcement (10/26/06)
U.S. Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor, along with Reps. Marion Berry, Vic Snyder, John Boozman and Mike Ross, announced Oct. 17 that $168,465 has been secured for specified Arkansas police departments, including the Izard County Sheriff's Department and Cherokee Village Police Department, to purchase 590 bulletproof vests...
Man charged with terroristic threatening (10/26/06)
A Fulton County resident was charged with first degree terroristic threatening on Oct. 13. Alice Shrable filed an affidavit with the Fulton County Sheriff's Department alleging that her ex-husband, Steven D. Shrable, 36, of Gepp had threaten to kill her...
Improvements should warm things up (10/26/06)
NEW WINDOWS: Terry Cline of Cline Construction of Alton demonstrates to Oregon County Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren and Oregon County Treasurer Jerry Richardson some of the features of the new windows installed in the Oregon County Courthouse. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
Nurse arrested in theft of narcotics (10/26/06)
THOMASVILLE -- A Thomasville woman, Kim Rowe, was arrested Oct. 13 at Ripley County Health Care in Doniphan on two counts of stealing a controlled substance. Rowe, 48, posted a $30,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Howell County Associate Circuit Court Oct. 30 for a plea hearing...
Dabbs vs. Dillinger (10/26/06)
Sheriff Walter Dillinger is Fulton County's only official facing opposition in the Nov. 7 election. Dillinger, who will be running as the Democratic candidate, will face write-in candidate Chuck Dabbs, who is running as an independent. The News asked the two candidates to answer three questions regarding the position. Their answers follow:...
Learning early ... (10/26/06)
FIRE PREVENTION WEEK: Students and teachers at Alton Elementary School had some fun and learned something too when firefighters visited the school recently during National Fire Prevention Week. First grade teacher Amy Janes dressed in turnout gear as the students cheered her on. ...
Sunny smile ... (10/26/06)
Playin' Hard: Kylea Rucker, the 4-year-old granddaughter of Janet Yancey of Melbourne, takes a quick break from her recent soccer game to smile for the crowd. Photo/Ninemire
Flooding concerns addressed (10/26/06)
The storms that swept through the area Sept. 22 and 23 brought to light that flooding is an issue not only in Hardy but in Ash Flat as well. At the Oct. 16 council meeting Patsy Inman addressed the council regarding drainage ditches in J&M Estates. Inman, who resides on Diane Avenue, said the ditches are full and water rushes into her yard and the yards of her neighbors during substantial storms. During the September storms water came within 2 feet of her home, she said...
Chamber to present honors (10/26/06)
The Salem Chamber of Commerce will honor the Community Service Persons of the Year, the Business Person of the Year and the Fulton County Farm Family of the Year at the Annual Awards Banquet Nov. 2. The banquet will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Hickinbotham-Miller Building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds...
Halloween safety tips (10/26/06)
AREA -- Cooler temperatures and falling leaves bring one of the most anticipated days of the year for youngsters, Halloween. Area law enforcement agencies want to make sure children in all areas of the coverage area are safe. "This year Halloween falls on a school day (Tuesday) and daylight-saving time ends just two days earlier," said Alton Police Chief Rusty Warren. ...
Bend mayoral candidates debate (10/26/06)
It was not until the candidates' closing statements that the relatively calm scene at the Oct. 17 Horseshoe Bend mayoral debates at St. Mary's Catholic Church became at little tense. In his closing speech, candidate George Williamson singled out Robert H. "Bob" Barnes from his other opponent, George Florea...
Art show winners told (10/26/06)
THAYER -- The Thayer Arts Council reports their annual art show and sale was again a huge success. "The show highlighted two- and three-dimensional work from artists locally and around the area," said Judith Cornelius, an arts council representative...
Guns found in wooded area (10/26/06)
Jason T. Woods, 36, of Melbourne was arrested and charged with residential burglary and theft of property Oct. 17 as a result of an investigation conducted by Izard County authorities, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. The investigation began the morning of Oct. 16 after Deputy Charley Melton was called to the home of Melbourne residents Terry and Susan Smith for a possible burglary...
Grant to provide vests for law enforcement (10/26/06)
U.S. Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor, along with Reps. Marion Berry, Vic Snyder, John Boozman and Mike Ross, announced Oct. 17 that $168,465 has been secured for specified Arkansas police departments, including the Izard County Sheriff's Department and Cherokee Village Police Department, to purchase 590 bulletproof vests...
Two hurt (10/26/06)
THAYER -- Two Thayer residents were injured, one seriously, Oct. 22 in a one-vehicle accident on Route W, one-half mile west of Thayer. Trooper E.W. Mann of Troop G of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said a 2005 Nissan pickup truck driven by Bradley Harper, 19, of Thayer ran off the right side of the road and overturned...
Man charged with terroristic threatening (10/26/06)
A Fulton County resident was charged with first degree terroristic threatening on Oct. 13. Alice Shrable filed an affidavit with the Fulton County Sheriff's Department alleging that her ex-husband, Steven D. Shrable, 36, of Gepp had threaten to kill her...
Nurse arrested in theft of narcotics (10/26/06)
THOMASVILLE -- A Thomasville woman, Kim Rowe, was arrested Oct. 13 at Ripley County Health Care in Doniphan on two counts of stealing a controlled substance. Rowe, 48, posted a $30,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Howell County Associate Circuit Court Oct. 30 for a plea hearing...
Improvements should warm things up (10/26/06)
NEW WINDOWS: Terry Cline of Cline Construction of Alton demonstrates to Oregon County Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren and Oregon County Treasurer Jerry Richardson some of the features of the new windows installed in the Oregon County Courthouse. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
Sunny smile ... (10/26/06)
Playin' Hard: Kylea Rucker, the 4-year-old granddaughter of Janet Yancey of Melbourne, takes a quick break from her recent soccer game to smile for the crowd. Photo/Ninemire
Learning early ... (10/26/06)
FIRE PREVENTION WEEK: Students and teachers at Alton Elementary School had some fun and learned something too when firefighters visited the school recently during National Fire Prevention Week. First grade teacher Amy Janes dressed in turnout gear as the students cheered her on. ...
Dabbs vs. Dillinger (10/26/06)
Sheriff Walter Dillinger is Fulton County's only official facing opposition in the Nov. 7 election. Dillinger, who will be running as the Democratic candidate, will face write-in candidate Chuck Dabbs, who is running as an independent. The News asked the two candidates to answer three questions regarding the position. Their answers follow:...
Thayer revenue office to close (10/26/06)
THAYER -- The Missouri Department of Revenue announced last week that the motor vehicle and driver's license contract office in Thayer, located at the junction of OO and Highway 63 will close indefinitely Oct. 31, pending relocation. Gletta Clark, who has served as the license fee agent at the office since May 2005, said she and her husband Ron have sold Clarks Auto Salvage where the office is located and will be retiring...
Ozarka presents outstanding awards (10/26/06)
Ozarka College is a member of the Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges (AATYC), which is comprised of two-year colleges across the state. The AATYC holds an annual conference every October with each college selecting an outstanding student, staff member, faculty and alumnus to be recognized at the conference...
Kiefer completes speciality training (10/26/06)
Pfc. Alex Kiefer recently completed training as a small arms repair technician at the U.S. Marine Ordinance Center in Aberdeen, Md. Kiefer was the only honor graduate in his class, having the highest average, highest PFT score, and highest wall locker inspect score. His final average was 94 percent, which was 1 percent below what he needed for a meritorious promotion to lance corporate...
MILITARY: (10/26/06)
MILITARY: Jesse Hurst, son of Frank Hurst and Michelle Hale of Mammoth Spring, joined the Army in April of 2005. He left Fort Hood, Texas, on Oct. 11 for duty in Kuwait. While there he will be driving tanker trucks. Hurst is a 2004 graduate of Koshkonong High school. He is serving in the First Infantry Division...
FIVE GENERATIONS: (10/26/06)
FIVE GENERATIONS: Five generations of the Minnie Roberts family gathered recently. They are are, from left: Minnie Roberts of Salem, Boyd Roberts of Camp, Angie Ferguson of Salem, Mindy Guffey of Vilonia and Owen Guffey of Vilonia.
FIVE GENERATIONS: (10/26/06)
FIVE GENERATIONS: Five generations of the Minnie Roberts family gathered recently. They are are, from left: Minnie Roberts of Salem, Boyd Roberts of Camp, Angie Ferguson of Salem, Mindy Guffey of Vilonia and Owen Guffey of Vilonia.
MILITARY: (10/26/06)
MILITARY: Jesse Hurst, son of Frank Hurst and Michelle Hale of Mammoth Spring, joined the Army in April of 2005. He left Fort Hood, Texas, on Oct. 11 for duty in Kuwait. While there he will be driving tanker trucks. Hurst is a 2004 graduate of Koshkonong High school. He is serving in the First Infantry Division...
Kiefer completes speciality training (10/26/06)
Pfc. Alex Kiefer recently completed training as a small arms repair technician at the U.S. Marine Ordinance Center in Aberdeen, Md. Kiefer was the only honor graduate in his class, having the highest average, highest PFT score, and highest wall locker inspect score. His final average was 94 percent, which was 1 percent below what he needed for a meritorious promotion to lance corporate...
Ozarka presents outstanding awards (10/26/06)
Ozarka College is a member of the Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges (AATYC), which is comprised of two-year colleges across the state. The AATYC holds an annual conference every October with each college selecting an outstanding student, staff member, faculty and alumnus to be recognized at the conference...
Rollin', rollin', rollin'! (10/26/06)
The Thayer Bobcats and Greenfield Wildcats traveled down two different paths to arrive at a common meeting place, Greenfield, for the opening round of district play. The Bobcats had just broken a four-game road losing streak the previous week by outpacing the Willow Spring Bears in Thayer. During Thayer's four winless road games, the Cats had given up an average of 33 points an outing while scoring just 17 per game...
MSU-WP golfers fourth in tourney (10/26/06)
The Missouri State University-West Plains club golf team placed fourth in the Blue Devil Fall Classic Golf Tournament held Oct. 16-17 at Dub's Dread Golf Club in Bonner Springs, Kan. The event, which featured 15 teams from Missouri, Iowa and Kansas, was hosted by Kansas City (Kan.) Community College...
Third-quarter T.K.O. (10/26/06)
Cave City and Salem were two evenly matched football teams the night of Oct. 20. For the first, second and fourth quarters anyway. But it was the Greyhounds that owned the all-important third quarter and ultimately the game, as Salem pushed past the visiting Cavemen 49-29 in 2-3A play at Greyhound Stadium on Homecoming 2006...
Cougars find success as hoops season tips off (10/26/06)
Joey Stefka tossed in 17 points to help the Izard County Consolidated Cougars open the 2006 season with a win, as his squad topped Greers Ferry-West Side 54-39 Oct. 17 in the Mount Pleasant Classic. The Cougars jumped out to a 19-11 lead after one and never looked back...
Cougars find success as hoops season tips off (10/26/06)
Joey Stefka tossed in 17 points to help the Izard County Consolidated Cougars open the 2006 season with a win, as his squad topped Greers Ferry-West Side 54-39 Oct. 17 in the Mount Pleasant Classic. The Cougars jumped out to a 19-11 lead after one and never looked back...
Third-quarter T.K.O. (10/26/06)
Cave City and Salem were two evenly matched football teams the night of Oct. 20. For the first, second and fourth quarters anyway. But it was the Greyhounds that owned the all-important third quarter and ultimately the game, as Salem pushed past the visiting Cavemen 49-29 in 2-3A play at Greyhound Stadium on Homecoming 2006...
Rollin', rollin', rollin'! (10/26/06)
The Thayer Bobcats and Greenfield Wildcats traveled down two different paths to arrive at a common meeting place, Greenfield, for the opening round of district play. The Bobcats had just broken a four-game road losing streak the previous week by outpacing the Willow Spring Bears in Thayer. During Thayer's four winless road games, the Cats had given up an average of 33 points an outing while scoring just 17 per game...
MSU-WP golfers fourth in tourney (10/26/06)
The Missouri State University-West Plains club golf team placed fourth in the Blue Devil Fall Classic Golf Tournament held Oct. 16-17 at Dub's Dread Golf Club in Bonner Springs, Kan. The event, which featured 15 teams from Missouri, Iowa and Kansas, was hosted by Kansas City (Kan.) Community College...
Francis Lee Knapp (10/26/06)
Francis Lee Knapp of Camp, Ark., son of the late William Floyd and Willa Mae (Stevens) Knapp, was born July 16, 1929, at Little Rock, Ark. He died Oct. 12, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 77. Knapp was united in marriage to Betty Shore on Dec. ...
Viva Edealee Simpson (10/26/06)
Viva Edealee (Gay) Simpson, 80, of Poughkeepsie, died Oct. 19, 2006, at the Stone County Medical Center in Mountain View. She was born July 18, 1926, at Poughkeepsie, the daughter of Xephon and Eula (Norris) Gay. She was a homemaker, a member of the Eastern Star and active in community activities...
Edward Shaw Jr. (10/26/06)
Edward Jerome Shaw Jr., 82, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 17, 2006, at his home in Horseshoe Bend. He was born on March 25, 1924, the son of Edward Jerome Sr. and Viola H. Susralski Shaw in Chicago, Ill. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps where he served during World War II and also during the Korean Conflict...
Mollie Faye Robins (10/26/06)
Mollie Faye Robins, 91, of Cave City, died Oct. 18, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Dec. 28, 1914, near Strawberry the daughter of the late Edward Byron and Mollie (Childers) Andrews. She married James L. Robins of Jesup on Oct. 9, 1935, and they recently celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary...
Ana Elizabeth Clanton (10/26/06)
Ana Elizabeth Crouch Clanton, daughter of the late Arthur Ernest Crouch and Clara Langle Crouch, was born July 12, 1908 in Elizabeth, Ark. She died Oct. 18, 2006, in Wiseman, Ark., at the age of 98. She was united in marriage to Charles Clanton. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Wiseman Baptist Church...
Frank L. Riley (10/26/06)
Frank L. Riley, 94, of Evening Shade, died Oct. 19, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 4, 1912, at Alabama to Frank Leslie and Alpha Omega (Haddon) Riley. He was retired from Bell Aero-space in Buffalo, N.Y., was a United States Army veteran, having served during World War II...
Winford "Bill" Caldwell (10/26/06)
Winford "Bill" Caldwell of Pleasant Grove, Ark., son of the late Eugene and Ann Bella (Piggott) Caldwell was born on Oct. 6, 1923, at Parsons, W. Va., He died Oct. 16, 2006, at his home at the age of 83. Caldwell was united in marriage to Naoma Lavern Smith on Oct. 6, 1962, in South Mills, N.C. He later married Johnie Floyd on March 15, 2004, at Salem, Ark...
Bill Susal (10/26/06)
Bill Susal, age 85, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 20, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born on Aug. 28, 1921, the son of Alexander and Margaret Lammers Susal in Chicago, Ill. He was a lineman for the telephone company during his working years, a Mason when he lived in Illinois, and a member of the Horseshoe Bend Eagles...
Frieda Bell Lucas (10/26/06)
Frieda Bell Lucas, age 78, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 22, 1928, in Crystal City, Mo., and died Oct. 13, 2006, at her home. Survivors include three children, Laura Hower and Edward Lucas, both of Alton and Clyde Lucas of Los Angeles, Calif.; her stepfather, E.H. ...
Maxine Lewis King (10/26/06)
Maxine Lewis King, 89, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 16, 2006, in Ash Flat. She was born Jan. 14, 1917, in Buffalo County, Neb., daughter of the late Levi Lewis and Almeda (Remington) Lewis. She was married to Charles King in February of 1947. She held a master's degree in education and taught for several years. ...
James W. Mattox Sr. (10/26/06)
James W. Mattox Sr. 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 15, 2006, in Ash Flat. He was born on Jan. 12, 1919, in Hoxie, Ark., the son of W.T. and Lessie L. Mattox. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He worked as a farmer for most of his life before retiring. He was a Christian...
James "Buddy" Bailey (10/26/06)
James Earl "Buddy" Bailey, 87, of Hardy, formerly of Steele, Mo., died Oct. 16, 2006, in his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1919, near Jackson in Madison County, Tenn. He was the son of the late John Elisha and Emma Lee Hamlett Bailey. He was married to Lee Ilace Funderburk on Nov. 22, 1946, in Blytheville, Ark...
Billie J. Russell (10/26/06)
Billie J. Russell, 82, of Hardy, died Oct. 15, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was born in Piggott, Ark., daughter of John H. Bess and Sarah Bess. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Theron E. Russell of Hardy; two daughters, Linda Kay LittleCalf of Flint, Mich. ...
Winford "Bill" Caldwell (10/26/06)
Winford "Bill" Caldwell of Pleasant Grove, Ark., son of the late Eugene and Ann Bella (Piggott) Caldwell was born on Oct. 6, 1923, at Parsons, W. Va., He died Oct. 16, 2006, at his home at the age of 83. Caldwell was united in marriage to Naoma Lavern Smith on Oct. 6, 1962, in South Mills, N.C. He later married Johnie Floyd on March 15, 2004, at Salem, Ark...
Ana Elizabeth Clanton (10/26/06)
Ana Elizabeth Crouch Clanton, daughter of the late Arthur Ernest Crouch and Clara Langle Crouch, was born July 12, 1908 in Elizabeth, Ark. She died Oct. 18, 2006, in Wiseman, Ark., at the age of 98. She was united in marriage to Charles Clanton. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Wiseman Baptist Church...
Frank L. Riley (10/26/06)
Frank L. Riley, 94, of Evening Shade, died Oct. 19, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 4, 1912, at Alabama to Frank Leslie and Alpha Omega (Haddon) Riley. He was retired from Bell Aero-space in Buffalo, N.Y., was a United States Army veteran, having served during World War II...
Bill Susal (10/26/06)
Bill Susal, age 85, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 20, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born on Aug. 28, 1921, the son of Alexander and Margaret Lammers Susal in Chicago, Ill. He was a lineman for the telephone company during his working years, a Mason when he lived in Illinois, and a member of the Horseshoe Bend Eagles...
Viva Edealee Simpson (10/26/06)
Viva Edealee (Gay) Simpson, 80, of Poughkeepsie, died Oct. 19, 2006, at the Stone County Medical Center in Mountain View. She was born July 18, 1926, at Poughkeepsie, the daughter of Xephon and Eula (Norris) Gay. She was a homemaker, a member of the Eastern Star and active in community activities...
Edward Shaw Jr. (10/26/06)
Edward Jerome Shaw Jr., 82, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 17, 2006, at his home in Horseshoe Bend. He was born on March 25, 1924, the son of Edward Jerome Sr. and Viola H. Susralski Shaw in Chicago, Ill. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps where he served during World War II and also during the Korean Conflict...
Billie J. Russell (10/26/06)
Billie J. Russell, 82, of Hardy, died Oct. 15, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was born in Piggott, Ark., daughter of John H. Bess and Sarah Bess. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Theron E. Russell of Hardy; two daughters, Linda Kay LittleCalf of Flint, Mich. ...
Frieda Bell Lucas (10/26/06)
Frieda Bell Lucas, age 78, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 22, 1928, in Crystal City, Mo., and died Oct. 13, 2006, at her home. Survivors include three children, Laura Hower and Edward Lucas, both of Alton and Clyde Lucas of Los Angeles, Calif.; her stepfather, E.H. ...
James "Buddy" Bailey (10/26/06)
James Earl "Buddy" Bailey, 87, of Hardy, formerly of Steele, Mo., died Oct. 16, 2006, in his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1919, near Jackson in Madison County, Tenn. He was the son of the late John Elisha and Emma Lee Hamlett Bailey. He was married to Lee Ilace Funderburk on Nov. 22, 1946, in Blytheville, Ark...
Maxine Lewis King (10/26/06)
Maxine Lewis King, 89, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 16, 2006, in Ash Flat. She was born Jan. 14, 1917, in Buffalo County, Neb., daughter of the late Levi Lewis and Almeda (Remington) Lewis. She was married to Charles King in February of 1947. She held a master's degree in education and taught for several years. ...
Mollie Faye Robins (10/26/06)
Mollie Faye Robins, 91, of Cave City, died Oct. 18, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Dec. 28, 1914, near Strawberry the daughter of the late Edward Byron and Mollie (Childers) Andrews. She married James L. Robins of Jesup on Oct. 9, 1935, and they recently celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary...
James W. Mattox Sr. (10/26/06)
James W. Mattox Sr. 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 15, 2006, in Ash Flat. He was born on Jan. 12, 1919, in Hoxie, Ark., the son of W.T. and Lessie L. Mattox. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He worked as a farmer for most of his life before retiring. He was a Christian...
Francis Lee Knapp (10/26/06)
Francis Lee Knapp of Camp, Ark., son of the late William Floyd and Willa Mae (Stevens) Knapp, was born July 16, 1929, at Little Rock, Ark. He died Oct. 12, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 77. Knapp was united in marriage to Betty Shore on Dec. ...
Viva (Gay) Simpson (10/26/06)
Viva Edealee (Gay) Simpson, 80, of Poughkeepsie died Oct. 19, 2006, at the Stone County Medical Center in Mountain View. She was born July 18, 1926, at Poughkeepsie, the daughter of Xephon and Eula (Norris) Gay. She was a homemaker, a member of the Eastern Star and active in community activities...
Winford "Bill" Caldwell (10/26/06)
Winford "Bill" Caldwell of Pleasant Grove, Ark., son of the late Eugene and Ann Bella (Piggott) Caldwell, was born on Oct. 6, 1923, at Parsons, W.Va. He died Oct. 16, 2006, at his home at the age of 83. Caldwell was united in marriage to Naoma Lavern Smith on Oct. 6, 1962, in South Mills, N.C. He later married Johnie Fly on March 15, 2004, at Salem, Ark...
Maxine Lewis King (10/26/06)
Maxine Lewis King, 89, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 16, 2006, in Ash Flat. She was born Jan. 14, 1917, in Buffalo County, Neb., daughter of the late Levi Lewis and Almeda (Remington) Lewis. She married Charles King in February of 1947. She held a master's degree in education and taught for several years. ...
Mollie Faye Robins (10/26/06)
Mollie Faye Robins, 91, of Cave City died Oct. 18, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Dec. 28, 1914, near Strawberry, the daughter of the late Edward Byron and Mollie (Childers) Andrews. She married James L. Robins of Jesup on Oct. 9, 1935, and they recently celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary...
James Mattox Sr. (10/26/06)
James W. Mattox Sr., 87, of Ash Flat died Oct. 15, 2006, in Ash Flat. He was born on Jan. 12, 1919, in Hoxie, Ark., the son of W.T. and Lessie L. Mattox. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He worked as a farmer for most of his life before retiring. He was a Christian...
James "Buddy" Bailey (10/26/06)
James Earl "Buddy" Bailey, 87, of Hardy, formerly of Steele, Mo., died Oct. 16, 2006, in his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1919, near Jackson in Madison County, Tenn. He was the son of the late John Elisha and Emma Lee Hamlett Bailey. He was married to Lee Ilace Funderburk on Nov. 22, 1964, in Blytheville, Ark...
Frank Riley (10/26/06)
Frank L. Riley, 94, of Evening Shade, died Oct. 19, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 4, 1912, at Alabama to Frank Lelsie and Alpha Omega (Haddon) Riley. He was retired from Bell Aero-space in Buffalo, N.Y., a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II and a long time member of the Main Street Church of Christ in Evening Shade...
Bill Susal (10/26/06)
Bill Susal, age 85, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 20, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born on Aug. 28, 1921, the son of Alexander and Margaret Lammers Susal in Chicago, Ill. He was a lineman for the telephone company during his working years, a Mason when he lived in Illinois, and a member of the Horseshoe Bend Eagles...
Billie Russell (10/26/06)
Billie J. Russell, 82, of Hardy died Oct. 15, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was born in Piggott, Ark., the daughter of the late John H. Bess and Sarah Bess. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Theron E. ...
Ana Crouch Clanton (10/26/06)
Ana Elizabeth Crouch Clanton, daughter of the late Arthur Ernest Crouch and Clara Langle Crouch, was born July 12, 1908, in Elizabeth, Ark. She died Oct. 18, 2006, in Wiseman, Ark., at the age of 98. She was united in marriage to Charles Clanton. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Wideman Baptist Church...
Blake Allen Cook (10/26/06)
Justin Cook and Robien James of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Blake Allen Cook. He was born at 2:29 a.m. Oct. 15, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long. His siblings are A.J., 5, and Ashlynn, 1. Grandparents are Paul and Diana Wiley and DeWayne and Sally Sisco, all of West Plains; Bob James of Koshkonong and Roger Cook of Alton...
Blake Allen Cook (10/26/06)
Justin Cook and Robien James of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Blake Allen Cook. He was born at 2:29 a.m. Oct. 15, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long. His siblings are A.J., 5, and Ashlynn, 1. Grandparents are Paul and Diana Wiley and DeWayne and Sally Sisco, all of West Plains; Bob James of Koshkonong and Roger Cook of Alton...
Winberry, Pendergist to exchange vows (10/26/06)
Dr. and Mrs. Alan Winberry of Salem announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Lynn, to Mr. Bill Pendergist Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Pendergist of Little Rock. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Salem High School. She is currently attending the University of Arkansas School of Interior Design. ...
Winberry, Pendergist to exchange vows (10/26/06)
Dr. and Mrs. Alan Winberry of Salem announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Lynn, to Mr. Bill Pendergist Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Pendergist of Little Rock. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Salem High School. She is currently attending the University of Arkansas School of Interior Design. ...
Caldwells to celebrate 50th anniversary (10/26/06)
The children and grandchildren of Bob and Shirley Caldwell invite all family and friends to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 4 at the Thayer Freewill Baptist Church at 4th and Oak from 2 to 4 p.m. They request no gifts.
Caldwells to celebrate 50th anniversary (10/26/06)
The children and grandchildren of Bob and Shirley Caldwell invite all family and friends to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 4 at the Thayer Freewill Baptist Church at 4th and Oak from 2 to 4 p.m. They request no gifts.
Boldly Going Nowhere (10/26/06)
In 1784, Benjamin Franklin wrote a whimsical essay titled "Turkey versus Eagle, McCauley is my Beagle" in which he advocated what is today referred to as daylight-saving time. Over the ensuing years, the notion of saving daylight slowly began to catch on with those who would apparently score low on a whimsy-o-meter...
Boldly Going Nowhere (10/26/06)
In 1784, Benjamin Franklin wrote a whimsical essay titled "Turkey versus Eagle, McCauley is my Beagle" in which he advocated what is today referred to as daylight-saving time. Over the ensuing years, the notion of saving daylight slowly began to catch on with those who would apparently score low on a whimsy-o-meter...