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Stories from Thursday, December 21, 2006

Law enforcement grants awarded (12/21/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt announced last week that three law enforcement agencies in the county have received state law enforcement grants. Statewide, over $760,000 in funds were awarded to county and city law enforcement departments. A total of 123 agencies received grants...
TOP SELLERS: (12/21/06)
TOP SELLERS: The top cookie dough sellers this year at the Alton Elementary School are, from left: Shelby Cooper, Brady Howell, Alex Mills and Mary Alice Oesch. Students raised a total of $10,698. The PTO will use the money to buy library books, technology for the computer lab and classroom and attendance incentives. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
Judge: Brown is competent for trial (12/21/06)
ALTON -- A pretrial conference has been scheduled for Dec. 21 for an Alton woman accused of attempting to hire an undercover law enforcement officer to kill her husband. Kari J. Brown was indicted on two counts by a federal grand jury in April. She was found competent last week by U.S. District Judge Richard E. Door to face the charges. No trial date has yet been set...
'07 looks great for county (12/21/06)
Fulton County Judge Charles Willett at the Dec. 11 Quorum Court meeting announced some exciting changes coming to the county in the new year. Willett said he and 9-1-1 coordinator David Keck have organized a plan that will allow the county to receive enhanced 9-1-1 computer equipment for free...
Dillinger makes more changes (12/21/06)
Changes continue in the Fulton County Sheriff's Department. Johnny Byler, 24, of Ash Flat began working as a new deputy Dec. 14. Byler, who is a 2001 graduate of Highland High School, has previous experience working with law enforcement; he served as a guard at the Izard County Department of Corrections in Calico Rock for over two years...
SilverSneakers program keeps seniors active (12/21/06)
Bodyworks fitness center, located in the Shaver Complex in Salem, is offering a new program to seniors enrolled in Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare or Humana Medicare. This health and exercise program, called SilverSneakers, allows eligible seniors to participate in activities and classes for no charge, said Bodyworks owner Drenda Sutton...
License office will open again (12/21/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Thayer License Bureau office will reopen sometime during the week of Dec. 18. Ranetta Ray has been hired as the license fee agent for the Thayer area. "We do not have a definite opening date yet," Ray said Dec. 14. The office is located at 151 East Walnut Street in Thayer where the TEK Shop was located...
History book will be cherished keepsake (12/21/06)
"Studying this local genealogy is addictive," said Fulton County Heritage Foundation Book Chairman Ron Plumlee. Since the middle of 2005 Plumlee, along with 22 other Fulton County residents on the committee, has been working to put together the Fulton County Family History Book...
My buddy ... (12/21/06)
WANNA SHAKE?: Olivia Dockins, 14-month-old daughter of Joe and Julie Dockins of Salem, takes advantage of the unseasonal weather as she plays outside with her puppy Dec. 15. Photo/Ninemire
Santa's helpers ... (12/21/06)
HOLIDAY CHEER: Third and fourth grade music students from Thayer Elementary School entertained the volunteers and guests at Thayer Fun and Friends Senior Citizen Center last week. The music students are under the direction of Charity Simers. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
Building will be replaced at Thayer (12/21/06)
THAYER -- The city of Thayer will have a new electrical department building. The Thayer City Council voted at their Dec. 12 meeting to accept a bid from Bobby Ryan for $3,800 to construct the building that will be located in the Thayer Industrial Park...
Filing period begins in Oregon County (12/21/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Filing for school board and municipal positions in Oregon County began Dec. 12 for the April 3 election. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said those wishing to file will have through Jan. 16, 2007, to file for a school board or municipal seat in Alton, Couch, Koshkonong or Thayer...
NEW HAIRSTYLIST: (12/21/06)
NEW HAIRSTYLIST: Allison Wrenfrow has joined the staff at Unique Hair Design. The beauty shop is located at 131 East Walnut Street in the Town and Country Plaza. Wrenfrow is a graduate of Parkway Beauty Academy in West Plains. She specializes in cuts, shampoos, sets, colors and perms as well as pedicures and manicures. ...
'07 looks great for county (12/21/06)
Fulton County Judge Charles Willett at the Dec. 11 Quorum Court meeting announced some exciting changes coming to the county in the new year. Willett said he and 9-1-1 coordinator David Keck have organized a plan that will allow the county to receive enhanced 9-1-1 computer equipment for free...
Law enforcement grants awarded (12/21/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt announced last week that three law enforcement agencies in the county have received state law enforcement grants. Statewide, over $760,000 in funds were awarded to county and city law enforcement departments. A total of 123 agencies received grants...
SilverSneakers program keeps seniors active (12/21/06)
Bodyworks fitness center, located in the Shaver Complex in Salem, is offering a new program to seniors enrolled in Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare or Humana Medicare. This health and exercise program, called SilverSneakers, allows eligible seniors to participate in activities and classes for no charge, said Bodyworks owner Drenda Sutton...
License office will open again (12/21/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Thayer License Bureau office will reopen sometime during the week of Dec. 18. Ranetta Ray has been hired as the license fee agent for the Thayer area. "We do not have a definite opening date yet," Ray said Dec. 14. The office is located at 151 East Walnut Street in Thayer where the TEK Shop was located...
Filing period begins in Oregon County (12/21/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Filing for school board and municipal positions in Oregon County began Dec. 12 for the April 3 election. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said those wishing to file will have through Jan. 16, 2007, to file for a school board or municipal seat in Alton, Couch, Koshkonong or Thayer...
History book will be cherished keepsake (12/21/06)
"Studying this local genealogy is addictive," said Fulton County Heritage Foundation Book Chairman Ron Plumlee. Since the middle of 2005 Plumlee, along with 22 other Fulton County residents on the committee, has been working to put together the Fulton County Family History Book...
Judge: Brown is competent for trial (12/21/06)
ALTON -- A pretrial conference has been scheduled for Dec. 21 for an Alton woman accused of attempting to hire an undercover law enforcement officer to kill her husband. Kari J. Brown was indicted on two counts by a federal grand jury in April. She was found competent last week by U.S. District Judge Richard E. Door to face the charges. No trial date has yet been set...
My buddy ... (12/21/06)
WANNA SHAKE?: Olivia Dockins, 14-month-old daughter of Joe and Julie Dockins of Salem, takes advantage of the unseasonal weather as she plays outside with her puppy Dec. 15. Photo/Ninemire
Santa's helpers ... (12/21/06)
HOLIDAY CHEER: Third and fourth grade music students from Thayer Elementary School entertained the volunteers and guests at Thayer Fun and Friends Senior Citizen Center last week. The music students are under the direction of Charity Simers. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
NEW HAIRSTYLIST: (12/21/06)
NEW HAIRSTYLIST: Allison Wrenfrow has joined the staff at Unique Hair Design. The beauty shop is located at 131 East Walnut Street in the Town and Country Plaza. Wrenfrow is a graduate of Parkway Beauty Academy in West Plains. She specializes in cuts, shampoos, sets, colors and perms as well as pedicures and manicures. ...
TOP SELLERS: (12/21/06)
TOP SELLERS: The top cookie dough sellers this year at the Alton Elementary School are, from left: Shelby Cooper, Brady Howell, Alex Mills and Mary Alice Oesch. Students raised a total of $10,698. The PTO will use the money to buy library books, technology for the computer lab and classroom and attendance incentives. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
Building will be replaced at Thayer (12/21/06)
THAYER -- The city of Thayer will have a new electrical department building. The Thayer City Council voted at their Dec. 12 meeting to accept a bid from Bobby Ryan for $3,800 to construct the building that will be located in the Thayer Industrial Park...
Dillinger makes more changes (12/21/06)
Changes continue in the Fulton County Sheriff's Department. Johnny Byler, 24, of Ash Flat began working as a new deputy Dec. 14. Byler, who is a 2001 graduate of Highland High School, has previous experience working with law enforcement; he served as a guard at the Izard County Department of Corrections in Calico Rock for over two years...
Santa's helpers ... (12/21/06)
HOLIDAY CHEER: Third and fourth grade music students from Thayer Elementary School entertained the volunteers and guests at Thayer Fun and Friends Senior Citizen Center last week. The music students are under the direction of Charity Simers. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
SilverSneakers program keeps seniors active (12/21/06)
Bodyworks fitness center, located in the Shaver Complex in Salem, is offering a new program to seniors enrolled in Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare or Humana Medicare. This health and exercise program, called SilverSneakers, allows eligible seniors to participate in activities and classes for no charge, said Bodyworks owner Drenda Sutton...
My buddy ... (12/21/06)
WANNA SHAKE?: Olivia Dockins, 14-month-old daughter of Joe and Julie Dockins of Salem, takes advantage of the unseasonal weather as she plays outside with her puppy Dec. 15. Photo/Ninemire
History book will be cherished keepsake (12/21/06)
"Studying this local genealogy is addictive," said Fulton County Heritage Foundation Book Chairman Ron Plumlee. Since the middle of 2005 Plumlee, along with 22 other Fulton County residents on the committee, has been working to put together the Fulton County Family History Book...
Filing period begins in Oregon County (12/21/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Filing for school board and municipal positions in Oregon County began Dec. 12 for the April 3 election. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said those wishing to file will have through Jan. 16, 2007, to file for a school board or municipal seat in Alton, Couch, Koshkonong or Thayer...
Judge: Brown is competent for trial (12/21/06)
ALTON -- A pretrial conference has been scheduled for Dec. 21 for an Alton woman accused of attempting to hire an undercover law enforcement officer to kill her husband. Kari J. Brown was indicted on two counts by a federal grand jury in April. She was found competent last week by U.S. District Judge Richard E. Door to face the charges. No trial date has yet been set...
Dillinger makes more changes (12/21/06)
Changes continue in the Fulton County Sheriff's Department. Johnny Byler, 24, of Ash Flat began working as a new deputy Dec. 14. Byler, who is a 2001 graduate of Highland High School, has previous experience working with law enforcement; he served as a guard at the Izard County Department of Corrections in Calico Rock for over two years...
Building will be replaced at Thayer (12/21/06)
THAYER -- The city of Thayer will have a new electrical department building. The Thayer City Council voted at their Dec. 12 meeting to accept a bid from Bobby Ryan for $3,800 to construct the building that will be located in the Thayer Industrial Park...
'07 looks great for county (12/21/06)
Fulton County Judge Charles Willett at the Dec. 11 Quorum Court meeting announced some exciting changes coming to the county in the new year. Willett said he and 9-1-1 coordinator David Keck have organized a plan that will allow the county to receive enhanced 9-1-1 computer equipment for free...
Law enforcement grants awarded (12/21/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt announced last week that three law enforcement agencies in the county have received state law enforcement grants. Statewide, over $760,000 in funds were awarded to county and city law enforcement departments. A total of 123 agencies received grants...
License office will open again (12/21/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Thayer License Bureau office will reopen sometime during the week of Dec. 18. Ranetta Ray has been hired as the license fee agent for the Thayer area. "We do not have a definite opening date yet," Ray said Dec. 14. The office is located at 151 East Walnut Street in Thayer where the TEK Shop was located...
TOP SELLERS: (12/21/06)
TOP SELLERS: The top cookie dough sellers this year at the Alton Elementary School are, from left: Shelby Cooper, Brady Howell, Alex Mills and Mary Alice Oesch. Students raised a total of $10,698. The PTO will use the money to buy library books, technology for the computer lab and classroom and attendance incentives. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
NEW HAIRSTYLIST: (12/21/06)
NEW HAIRSTYLIST: Allison Wrenfrow has joined the staff at Unique Hair Design. The beauty shop is located at 131 East Walnut Street in the Town and Country Plaza. Wrenfrow is a graduate of Parkway Beauty Academy in West Plains. She specializes in cuts, shampoos, sets, colors and perms as well as pedicures and manicures. ...
Judge: Brown is competent for trial (12/21/06)
ALTON -- A pretrial conference has been scheduled for Dec. 21 for an Alton woman accused of attempting to hire an undercover law enforcement officer to kill her husband. Kari J. Brown was indicted on two counts by a federal grand jury in April. She was found competent last week by U.S. District Judge Richard E. Door to face the charges. No trial date has yet been set...
TOP SELLERS: (12/21/06)
TOP SELLERS: The top cookie dough sellers this year at the Alton Elementary School are, from left: Shelby Cooper, Brady Howell, Alex Mills and Mary Alice Oesch. Students raised a total of $10,698. The PTO will use the money to buy library books, technology for the computer lab and classroom and attendance incentives. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
License office will open again (12/21/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Thayer License Bureau office will reopen sometime during the week of Dec. 18. Ranetta Ray has been hired as the license fee agent for the Thayer area. "We do not have a definite opening date yet," Ray said Dec. 14. The office is located at 151 East Walnut Street in Thayer where the TEK Shop was located...
SilverSneakers program keeps seniors active (12/21/06)
Bodyworks fitness center, located in the Shaver Complex in Salem, is offering a new program to seniors enrolled in Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare or Humana Medicare. This health and exercise program, called SilverSneakers, allows eligible seniors to participate in activities and classes for no charge, said Bodyworks owner Drenda Sutton...
Law enforcement grants awarded (12/21/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt announced last week that three law enforcement agencies in the county have received state law enforcement grants. Statewide, over $760,000 in funds were awarded to county and city law enforcement departments. A total of 123 agencies received grants...
'07 looks great for county (12/21/06)
Fulton County Judge Charles Willett at the Dec. 11 Quorum Court meeting announced some exciting changes coming to the county in the new year. Willett said he and 9-1-1 coordinator David Keck have organized a plan that will allow the county to receive enhanced 9-1-1 computer equipment for free...
Building will be replaced at Thayer (12/21/06)
THAYER -- The city of Thayer will have a new electrical department building. The Thayer City Council voted at their Dec. 12 meeting to accept a bid from Bobby Ryan for $3,800 to construct the building that will be located in the Thayer Industrial Park...
Dillinger makes more changes (12/21/06)
Changes continue in the Fulton County Sheriff's Department. Johnny Byler, 24, of Ash Flat began working as a new deputy Dec. 14. Byler, who is a 2001 graduate of Highland High School, has previous experience working with law enforcement; he served as a guard at the Izard County Department of Corrections in Calico Rock for over two years...
NEW HAIRSTYLIST: (12/21/06)
NEW HAIRSTYLIST: Allison Wrenfrow has joined the staff at Unique Hair Design. The beauty shop is located at 131 East Walnut Street in the Town and Country Plaza. Wrenfrow is a graduate of Parkway Beauty Academy in West Plains. She specializes in cuts, shampoos, sets, colors and perms as well as pedicures and manicures. ...
Santa's helpers ... (12/21/06)
HOLIDAY CHEER: Third and fourth grade music students from Thayer Elementary School entertained the volunteers and guests at Thayer Fun and Friends Senior Citizen Center last week. The music students are under the direction of Charity Simers. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
My buddy ... (12/21/06)
WANNA SHAKE?: Olivia Dockins, 14-month-old daughter of Joe and Julie Dockins of Salem, takes advantage of the unseasonal weather as she plays outside with her puppy Dec. 15. Photo/Ninemire
Filing period begins in Oregon County (12/21/06)
OREGON COUNTY -- Filing for school board and municipal positions in Oregon County began Dec. 12 for the April 3 election. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said those wishing to file will have through Jan. 16, 2007, to file for a school board or municipal seat in Alton, Couch, Koshkonong or Thayer...
History book will be cherished keepsake (12/21/06)
"Studying this local genealogy is addictive," said Fulton County Heritage Foundation Book Chairman Ron Plumlee. Since the middle of 2005 Plumlee, along with 22 other Fulton County residents on the committee, has been working to put together the Fulton County Family History Book...
WINNER: (12/21/06)
WINNER: Kristin Montgomery of Elizabeth won the Youth Division Sweepstakes of Arkansas Farm Bureau's Sew with Cotton contest during the organization's 72nd annual convention Nov. 30 in Hot Springs. Gene Martin, cotton division coordinator, presented Montgomery with a Bernina serger for her efforts. ...
WINNERS: (12/21/06)
WINNERS: Three Viola students represented Fulton County in the Sew With Cotton contest Nov. 30 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Casey Akins, a senior, placed second in the sportswear division and earned a $250 prize; Makenzie Crow, a senior, placed first in the suit division and earned a $400 prize; and Kristin Montgomery, a sophomore, placed first in the dress division with a $400 prize. ...
NEW PRACTICE: (12/21/06)
NEW PRACTICE: Urologist Dr. Jason Lindsay is now in practice at the newly opened Baxter Regional Urology Clinic. The clinic is located at 310 Buttercup Drive, Suite B, in Mountain Home. The clinic's phone number is 508-6020.
Rose named to Who's Who (12/21/06)
Aimee Rose of Mammoth Spring, a senior at Arkansas State University, has been named to the 2007 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Rose is majoring in English education in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at ASU...
WINNERS: (12/21/06)
WINNERS: Three Viola students represented Fulton County in the Sew With Cotton contest Nov. 30 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Casey Akins, a senior, placed second in the sportswear division and earned a $250 prize; Makenzie Crow, a senior, placed first in the suit division and earned a $400 prize; and Kristin Montgomery, a sophomore, placed first in the dress division with a $400 prize. ...
NEW PRACTICE: (12/21/06)
NEW PRACTICE: Urologist Dr. Jason Lindsay is now in practice at the newly opened Baxter Regional Urology Clinic. The clinic is located at 310 Buttercup Drive, Suite B, in Mountain Home. The clinic's phone number is 508-6020.
WINNER: (12/21/06)
WINNER: Kristin Montgomery of Elizabeth won the Youth Division Sweepstakes of Arkansas Farm Bureau's Sew with Cotton contest during the organization's 72nd annual convention Nov. 30 in Hot Springs. Gene Martin, cotton division coordinator, presented Montgomery with a Bernina serger for her efforts. ...
Rose named to Who's Who (12/21/06)
Aimee Rose of Mammoth Spring, a senior at Arkansas State University, has been named to the 2007 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Rose is majoring in English education in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at ASU...
WINNERS: (12/21/06)
WINNERS: Three Viola students represented Fulton County in the Sew With Cotton contest Nov. 30 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Casey Akins, a senior, placed second in the sportswear division and earned a $250 prize; Makenzie Crow, a senior, placed first in the suit division and earned a $400 prize; and Kristin Montgomery, a sophomore, placed first in the dress division with a $400 prize. ...
WINNER: (12/21/06)
WINNER: Kristin Montgomery of Elizabeth won the Youth Division Sweepstakes of Arkansas Farm Bureau's Sew with Cotton contest during the organization's 72nd annual convention Nov. 30 in Hot Springs. Gene Martin, cotton division coordinator, presented Montgomery with a Bernina serger for her efforts. ...
NEW PRACTICE: (12/21/06)
NEW PRACTICE: Urologist Dr. Jason Lindsay is now in practice at the newly opened Baxter Regional Urology Clinic. The clinic is located at 310 Buttercup Drive, Suite B, in Mountain Home. The clinic's phone number is 508-6020.
Rose named to Who's Who (12/21/06)
Aimee Rose of Mammoth Spring, a senior at Arkansas State University, has been named to the 2007 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Rose is majoring in English education in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at ASU...
Rose named to Who's Who (12/21/06)
Aimee Rose of Mammoth Spring, a senior at Arkansas State University, has been named to the 2007 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Rose is majoring in English education in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at ASU...
WINNER: (12/21/06)
WINNER: Kristin Montgomery of Elizabeth won the Youth Division Sweepstakes of Arkansas Farm Bureau's Sew with Cotton contest during the organization's 72nd annual convention Nov. 30 in Hot Springs. Gene Martin, cotton division coordinator, presented Montgomery with a Bernina serger for her efforts. ...
NEW PRACTICE: (12/21/06)
NEW PRACTICE: Urologist Dr. Jason Lindsay is now in practice at the newly opened Baxter Regional Urology Clinic. The clinic is located at 310 Buttercup Drive, Suite B, in Mountain Home. The clinic's phone number is 508-6020.
WINNERS: (12/21/06)
WINNERS: Three Viola students represented Fulton County in the Sew With Cotton contest Nov. 30 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Casey Akins, a senior, placed second in the sportswear division and earned a $250 prize; Makenzie Crow, a senior, placed first in the suit division and earned a $400 prize; and Kristin Montgomery, a sophomore, placed first in the dress division with a $400 prize. ...
Cougars' bench sparks ICC to win (12/21/06)
It sure wasn't the start they wanted, but it was the finish they have grown accustomed to. The Izard County Consolidated Cougars were a bit sluggish out of the starting blocks, but finally found their footing and raced to a 73-42 win over the Calico Rock Pirates Dec. 12 at the Cougars' Den in Brockwell. The victory over Calico Rock keeps the Cougars 1A-2 South Conference mark spotless at 6-0. ICC sports an overall mark of 13-5 after the win over Calico Rock...
Stars shine for Tribe (12/21/06)
In a night of big-time performances by big-time players, it was hard to tell just whose star shone the brightest. Maybe it was the way Couch's Cody Roberts hit three big free throws in the last 47 seconds of the game. Or maybe it was the way that Roberts' teammate, Doug Melton, grabbed a missed shot and stuck it back with 10 ticks left on the clock...
Cats too much for Bluejays (12/21/06)
The Thayer Bobcats opened their home season Dec. 15 by hosting the high-flying Koshkonong Bluejays. However, on this night it was the Cats who did most of the flying, knocking the Jays out of the sky 71-37. Thayer got off to a bit of a tight start, thanks to some good defense from the Bluejays...
Cats too much for Bluejays (12/21/06)
The Thayer Bobcats opened their home season Dec. 15 by hosting the high-flying Koshkonong Bluejays. However, on this night it was the Cats who did most of the flying, knocking the Jays out of the sky 71-37. Thayer got off to a bit of a tight start, thanks to some good defense from the Bluejays...
Stars shine for Tribe (12/21/06)
In a night of big-time performances by big-time players, it was hard to tell just whose star shone the brightest. Maybe it was the way Couch's Cody Roberts hit three big free throws in the last 47 seconds of the game. Or maybe it was the way that Roberts' teammate, Doug Melton, grabbed a missed shot and stuck it back with 10 ticks left on the clock...
Cougars' bench sparks ICC to win (12/21/06)
It sure wasn't the start they wanted, but it was the finish they have grown accustomed to. The Izard County Consolidated Cougars were a bit sluggish out of the starting blocks, but finally found their footing and raced to a 73-42 win over the Calico Rock Pirates Dec. 12 at the Cougars' Den in Brockwell. The victory over Calico Rock keeps the Cougars 1A-2 South Conference mark spotless at 6-0. ICC sports an overall mark of 13-5 after the win over Calico Rock...
Cougars' bench sparks ICC to win (12/21/06)
It sure wasn't the start they wanted, but it was the finish they have grown accustomed to. The Izard County Consolidated Cougars were a bit sluggish out of the starting blocks, but finally found their footing and raced to a 73-42 win over the Calico Rock Pirates Dec. 12 at the Cougars' Den in Brockwell. The victory over Calico Rock keeps the Cougars 1A-2 South Conference mark spotless at 6-0. ICC sports an overall mark of 13-5 after the win over Calico Rock...
Cats too much for Bluejays (12/21/06)
The Thayer Bobcats opened their home season Dec. 15 by hosting the high-flying Koshkonong Bluejays. However, on this night it was the Cats who did most of the flying, knocking the Jays out of the sky 71-37. Thayer got off to a bit of a tight start, thanks to some good defense from the Bluejays...
Stars shine for Tribe (12/21/06)
In a night of big-time performances by big-time players, it was hard to tell just whose star shone the brightest. Maybe it was the way Couch's Cody Roberts hit three big free throws in the last 47 seconds of the game. Or maybe it was the way that Roberts' teammate, Doug Melton, grabbed a missed shot and stuck it back with 10 ticks left on the clock...
Cats too much for Bluejays (12/21/06)
The Thayer Bobcats opened their home season Dec. 15 by hosting the high-flying Koshkonong Bluejays. However, on this night it was the Cats who did most of the flying, knocking the Jays out of the sky 71-37. Thayer got off to a bit of a tight start, thanks to some good defense from the Bluejays...
Cougars' bench sparks ICC to win (12/21/06)
It sure wasn't the start they wanted, but it was the finish they have grown accustomed to. The Izard County Consolidated Cougars were a bit sluggish out of the starting blocks, but finally found their footing and raced to a 73-42 win over the Calico Rock Pirates Dec. 12 at the Cougars' Den in Brockwell. The victory over Calico Rock keeps the Cougars 1A-2 South Conference mark spotless at 6-0. ICC sports an overall mark of 13-5 after the win over Calico Rock...
Stars shine for Tribe (12/21/06)
In a night of big-time performances by big-time players, it was hard to tell just whose star shone the brightest. Maybe it was the way Couch's Cody Roberts hit three big free throws in the last 47 seconds of the game. Or maybe it was the way that Roberts' teammate, Doug Melton, grabbed a missed shot and stuck it back with 10 ticks left on the clock...
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young (12/21/06)
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young of Salem, daughter of the late Harry Nathaniel and Martha Louella (Funk) Hunt, was born Feb. 12, 1934, in Carthage, Mo. She died Dec. 8, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 72. Young was united in marriage to Ray Young on Dec. 17, 1956, in Platte County, Mo. She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Crystal (Bruyette) Broyles (12/21/06)
Crystal (Bruyette) Broyles, 55, of Salem, daughter of the late Frank Louis and Shirley (Mortensen) Bruyette Jr. was born May 31, 1951, in Hartford, Conn. She died Dec. 15, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to James R. (Jim) Broyles on May 15, 1999, at Salem, Ark. She was a member of the Mensa Society and was of the Catholic faith...
Bennard McDonald (12/21/06)
Bennard (Bennie) DeEle McDonald, 83, of Ash Flat died Dec. 6, 2006, at Baxter Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. She was born in Hoxie, Ark., the daughter of the late Fred and Martha Baehl. McDonald was a member of the Agnos Church of Christ and was a homemaker...
Don H. Goins (12/21/06)
Don H. Goins was born the son of Levi Goins and Nancy Jane Young Goins on April 8, 1917, in Myrtle, Mo. He died Dec. 13, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 89. He was united in marriage Nov. 26, 1938, in Alton to Margaret James...
Don H. Goins (12/21/06)
Don H. Goins was born the son of Levi Goins and Nancy Jane Young Goins on April 8, 1917, in Myrtle, Mo. He died Dec. 13, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 89. He was united in marriage Nov. 26, 1938, in Alton to Margaret James...
Albert Wayne Diggs (12/21/06)
Albert Wayne Diggs, age 79, of Thomasville, Mo., was born April 1, 1927, in Wadesboro, N.C., the son of the late George Margreat and Pressely-Diggs. He died Dec. 4, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include: his wife, Adley of Mountain View, Mo.; two daughters, Annette Withers of Michigan and Bonnie Cornelius of North Carolina; two sons, Ralph Diggs of North Carolina and David Diggs of Colorado; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends...
Hollis Harding Defoe (12/21/06)
Hollis Harding Defoe, 85, of Hardy died Dec. 16, 2006, in Mountain Home. He was born on Jan. 30, 1921, in Greenbrier, Ark., the son of John Noah and Elizabeth Defoe. He was united in marriage to Myrtle Sims on Oct. 8, 1939, in Pemiscott, Mo. He worked many years as a carpenter and an auto body repairman. He attended the Christian Tabernacle near Hardy...
Bennard McDonald (12/21/06)
Bennard (Bennie) DeEle McDonald, 83, of Ash Flat died Dec. 6, 2006, at Baxter Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. She was born in Hoxie, Ark., the daughter of the late Fred and Martha Baehl. McDonald was a member of the Agnos Church of Christ and was a homemaker...
Emma Agnes Shetron (12/21/06)
Emma Agnes Shetron, 90, of Clio, Mich., died Dec. 7, 2006, at her home. She was born Sept. 1, 1916, in Salado, Ark., the daughter of the late William and Essie (Trammel) Pratt. She married John William Shetron on Feb. 26, 1936. Shetron was a member of the Gold Star Mothers and East Flint Church of the Nazarene. She devoted her life to her family, enjoyed gardening, flowers and growing herbs. She also loved to read and sew. Shetron was a Republican...
William "Pete" Roach (12/21/06)
William Henry "Pete" Roach, 83, of Cave City, died Dec. 11, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 10, 1923, at Sandtown, Ark., son of Edwin and Eva (Carter) Roach. He retired from Caterpillar Inc. in Morton, Ill., served in the United States Army from February of 1943 to November 1945 and was of the Baptist faith...
Emma Agnes Shetron (12/21/06)
Emma Agnes Shetron, 90, of Clio, Mich., died Dec. 7, 2006, at her home. She was born Sept. 1, 1916, in Salado, Ark., the daughter of the late William and Essie (Trammel) Pratt. She married John William Shetron on Feb. 26, 1936. Shetron was a member of the Gold Star Mothers and East Flint Church of the Nazarene. She devoted her life to her family, enjoyed gardening, flowers and growing herbs. She also loved to read and sew. Shetron was a Republican...
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young (12/21/06)
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young of Salem, daughter of the late Harry Nathaniel and Martha Louella (Funk) Hunt, was born Feb. 12, 1934, in Carthage, Mo. She died Dec. 8, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 72. Young was united in marriage to Ray Young on Dec. 17, 1956, in Platte County, Mo. She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Crystal (Bruyette) Broyles (12/21/06)
Crystal (Bruyette) Broyles, 55, of Salem, daughter of the late Frank Louis and Shirley (Mortensen) Bruyette Jr. was born May 31, 1951, in Hartford, Conn. She died Dec. 15, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to James R. (Jim) Broyles on May 15, 1999, at Salem, Ark. She was a member of the Mensa Society and was of the Catholic faith...
Ola Lavena Harper (12/21/06)
Ola Lavena Hightower Harper, daughter of the late Alvin Hightower and Grace Campbell Hightower, was born Dec. 9, 1928, in Love, Ark. She died Dec. 16, 2006, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 77 years. She was united in marriage to John Harper and to this union three children were born...
Ola Lavena Harper (12/21/06)
Ola Lavena Hightower Harper, daughter of the late Alvin Hightower and Grace Campbell Hightower, was born Dec. 9, 1928, in Love, Ark. She died Dec. 16, 2006, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 77 years. She was united in marriage to John Harper and to this union three children were born...
Tommy G. Owens Jr. (12/21/06)
Tommy G. Owens Jr. of Hardy, died Dec. 10, 2006 at home after a long illness. He was born April 28, 1939. He served in the United States Air Force. Survivors include his wife Joy (Smith) Owens of Hardy, Ark.; one daughter, Tammy Owens Lindsley of Indiantown, Fla.; two sons, Keith Owens and Brian Owens both of Hardy; two loving grandchildren, Krystyn "Teddy Bear," Lindsley and Robert J. ...
Joseph Gilbert Davis (12/21/06)
Joseph Gilbert Davis, 82, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 11, 2006, in the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born in Union County, Ark., the son of Jesse and Dixie Britt Davis. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving 30 years, and was the chief interior communications electrician. He was awarded the Purple Heart for injures during World War II...
Tommy G. Owens Jr. (12/21/06)
Tommy G. Owens Jr. of Hardy, died Dec. 10, 2006 at home after a long illness. He was born April 28, 1939. He served in the United States Air Force. Survivors include his wife Joy (Smith) Owens of Hardy, Ark.; one daughter, Tammy Owens Lindsley of Indiantown, Fla.; two sons, Keith Owens and Brian Owens both of Hardy; two loving grandchildren, Krystyn "Teddy Bear," Lindsley and Robert J. ...
Joseph Gilbert Davis (12/21/06)
Joseph Gilbert Davis, 82, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 11, 2006, in the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born in Union County, Ark., the son of Jesse and Dixie Britt Davis. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving 30 years, and was the chief interior communications electrician. He was awarded the Purple Heart for injures during World War II...
William "Pete" Roach (12/21/06)
William Henry "Pete" Roach, 83, of Cave City, died Dec. 11, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 10, 1923, at Sandtown, Ark., son of Edwin and Eva (Carter) Roach. He retired from Caterpillar Inc. in Morton, Ill., served in the United States Army from February of 1943 to November 1945 and was of the Baptist faith...