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Stories from Thursday, January 4, 2007

Burglary: (01/04/07)
Burglary: Jeffery C. Moser, 18, of Melbourne was arrested and charged with attempted residential burglary after he and two male juveniles were caught trying to break into a residence on Lacey Street in Melbourne Dec. 26. He is in the Izard County Detention Center on an investigative hold for related burglaries, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Storms sweep area in 2006 (01/04/07)
January: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) gave White River Housing Development Corp. in Melbourne a $1,546,800 grant to build or rehabilitate rental housing with supportive services for the elderly. The News Managing Editor David Cox, was elected president of the Arkansas Press Association Jan. 5...
Swetnam to serve 18-month prison term (01/04/07)
A Highland man will be behind bars soon after he was convicted of bank fraud. Larry Swetnam, 59, pleaded guilty to bank fraud, a class B felony. The indictment was waived and Swetnam pleaded guilty to an information, a charging document brought by the U.S. attorney...
Storms, murders in 2006 (01/04/07)
Over the past year Sharp County has been a flurry of activity with murders, convictions and storms. Here is a look back at the first six months of the year. JANUARY: William and Leslie Young were arrested Jan. 3 for the stabbing death of 38-year-old Stephen Furr at Furr's home near Poughkeepsie Jan. 2. Leslie Young was convicted July 21 and sentenced to life in prison without parole. William Young is awaiting trial...
Storm assistance available (01/04/07)
U.S. Rep. Marion Berry recently announced that the United States Department of Agriculture has stepped in to assist those who were affected by the Sept. 22 storms that swept through portions of northeast Arkansas and southern Missouri. The USDA issued a formal disaster declaration, making residents and business owners in Fulton, Izard, Sharp, Jackson, Lawrence, Poinsett, Randolph, Independence, Stone, Clay, Craighead, Greene and Mississippi counties eligible for Farm Service Agency low-interest loans.. ...
New year, new mayor ... (01/04/07)
ON the job: Horseshoe Bend Mayor Bob Barnes gets right to work after being sworn into office Jan. 1. Barnes discussed his plans at a special session city council meeting. Photo/Ninemire
Tall job ... (01/04/07)
NEW ROOF: Employees of Tri-State Roofing of Mammoth Spring, Phil Simpson and Brian Brock, work on the new rubber roof on Country Antiques on Main Street in Mammoth Spring.
On my honor ... (01/04/07)
New Officials: Fulton County Clerk Vickie Bishop swears in Fulton County Constables Leonard Pickle with the Afton Township, Scott Holloway with the Strawberry Township and Butch Blair with the Benton/Union Township Jan. 2. Photo/Ninemire
OFFICIALS: (01/04/07)
OFFICIALS: Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley, right, swore in newly elected county officials Dec. 27. From left are: Prosecuting Attorney Fred O'Neill, Treasurer, Kim Hollis, Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren, Collector Jerry Richardson, Circuit Clerk and Recorder Dorothy Barton and Associate Circuit Judge Jo Beth Prewitt...
SWORN IN: (01/04/07)
SWORN IN: Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley swore in Kim Hollis as Oregon County treasurer Dec. 27. Hollis served as deputy county clerk before being elected county treasurer. Hensley was sworn in as county clerk by Associate Circuit Judge Jo Beth Prewitt before he could administer the oath to other elected officials...
2006 in review (01/04/07)
July: Approximately 25 acres of a wooded area near Squirrel Hill Road in Glencoe was damaged in a fire July 2. Firefighters suspected fireworks were the cause of the incident. The Fulton County Sheriff's Department received complaints about a property owner at Saddler Falls on the Spring River who organized sexually explicit shows performed on a stage during the 4th of July weekend. No arrests were made...
Excessive, aggressive behavior? (01/04/07)
A Viola woman attacked a Salem officer who arrested her for DWI Dec. 22, according to authorities. Officer Mark Long said Martha Grootonk, 50, attempted to choke him as he was transporting her to the Izard County Detention Center. Long said the incident began when he was called to a residence on Young Road at approximately 4:16 a.m...
County fair may be back (01/04/07)
ALTON -- The Oregon County Fair may return. A meeting to discuss the fair will be held Jan. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Alton Elementary School Multipurpose Building. The fair was last held in Oregon County in 1996. Recently, Oregon County Extension Community Development Specialist Gary Cross, Extension Council Chairman Jim Hieskell and vocational agriculture leaders Janet Brewer and Nancy Alford toured the fair facilities and discussed the fair and activities related to the fair...
Funds approved for Ozark Action (01/04/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Missouri Housing Development Commission announced last week that it has approved the allocation of $2 million for not-for-profit agencies. Ozark Action, which serves Oregon, Howell, Douglas, Ozark, Texas and Wright counties in southern Missouri, was allocated $150,000...
Hospital on hold for funds (01/04/07)
Though the work for the Fulton County Hospital's 18,397-square-foot expansion did not begin in December as anticipated, plans are still on, according to hospital administrator Frank Wise. In September Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor and Congressman Marion Berry announced that the hospital had received approval for a $3.4 million USDA community facility loan...
Jobs open at campgrounds (01/04/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Mark Twain National Forest is looking for private concessionaires to operate seven National Forest Service campgrounds, including Greer Campground north of Alton. Mark Twain National Forest Supervisor Ronnie Raum said most of the the sites are located along rivers or streams. Greer Campground is located on the Eleven Point River...
2006 in review (01/04/07)
JULY -- An Alton woman, Beverly A. Simmons, 35, was killed in a one-car accident July 4 north of Alton. Thayer Community Betterment Association board member Dennis Redmon addressed the Thayer City Council July 11 concerning placing a half-cent sales tax to fund economic development on the fall election ballot. The council did not vote on Redmon's request...
Storms, murders in 2006 (01/04/07)
Over the past year Sharp County has been a flurry of activity with murders, convictions and storms. Here is a look back at the first six months of the year. JANUARY: William and Leslie Young were arrested Jan. 3 for the stabbing death of 38-year-old Stephen Furr at Furr's home near Poughkeepsie Jan. 2. Leslie Young was convicted July 21 and sentenced to life in prison without parole. William Young is awaiting trial...
Storms sweep area in 2006 (01/04/07)
January: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) gave White River Housing Development Corp. in Melbourne a $1,546,800 grant to build or rehabilitate rental housing with supportive services for the elderly. The News Managing Editor David Cox, was elected president of the Arkansas Press Association Jan. 5...
Swetnam to serve 18-month prison term (01/04/07)
A Highland man will be behind bars soon after he was convicted of bank fraud. Larry Swetnam, 59, pleaded guilty to bank fraud, a class B felony. The indictment was waived and Swetnam pleaded guilty to an information, a charging document brought by the U.S. attorney...
Storm assistance available (01/04/07)
U.S. Rep. Marion Berry recently announced that the United States Department of Agriculture has stepped in to assist those who were affected by the Sept. 22 storms that swept through portions of northeast Arkansas and southern Missouri. The USDA issued a formal disaster declaration, making residents and business owners in Fulton, Izard, Sharp, Jackson, Lawrence, Poinsett, Randolph, Independence, Stone, Clay, Craighead, Greene and Mississippi counties eligible for Farm Service Agency low-interest loans.. ...
OFFICIALS: (01/04/07)
OFFICIALS: Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley, right, swore in newly elected county officials Dec. 27. From left are: Prosecuting Attorney Fred O'Neill, Treasurer, Kim Hollis, Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren, Collector Jerry Richardson, Circuit Clerk and Recorder Dorothy Barton and Associate Circuit Judge Jo Beth Prewitt...
Burglary: (01/04/07)
Burglary: Jeffery C. Moser, 18, of Melbourne was arrested and charged with attempted residential burglary after he and two male juveniles were caught trying to break into a residence on Lacey Street in Melbourne Dec. 26. He is in the Izard County Detention Center on an investigative hold for related burglaries, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
2006 in review (01/04/07)
JULY -- An Alton woman, Beverly A. Simmons, 35, was killed in a one-car accident July 4 north of Alton. Thayer Community Betterment Association board member Dennis Redmon addressed the Thayer City Council July 11 concerning placing a half-cent sales tax to fund economic development on the fall election ballot. The council did not vote on Redmon's request...
New year, new mayor ... (01/04/07)
ON the job: Horseshoe Bend Mayor Bob Barnes gets right to work after being sworn into office Jan. 1. Barnes discussed his plans at a special session city council meeting. Photo/Ninemire
Tall job ... (01/04/07)
NEW ROOF: Employees of Tri-State Roofing of Mammoth Spring, Phil Simpson and Brian Brock, work on the new rubber roof on Country Antiques on Main Street in Mammoth Spring.
On my honor ... (01/04/07)
New Officials: Fulton County Clerk Vickie Bishop swears in Fulton County Constables Leonard Pickle with the Afton Township, Scott Holloway with the Strawberry Township and Butch Blair with the Benton/Union Township Jan. 2. Photo/Ninemire
Funds approved for Ozark Action (01/04/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Missouri Housing Development Commission announced last week that it has approved the allocation of $2 million for not-for-profit agencies. Ozark Action, which serves Oregon, Howell, Douglas, Ozark, Texas and Wright counties in southern Missouri, was allocated $150,000...
SWORN IN: (01/04/07)
SWORN IN: Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley swore in Kim Hollis as Oregon County treasurer Dec. 27. Hollis served as deputy county clerk before being elected county treasurer. Hensley was sworn in as county clerk by Associate Circuit Judge Jo Beth Prewitt before he could administer the oath to other elected officials...
Excessive, aggressive behavior? (01/04/07)
A Viola woman attacked a Salem officer who arrested her for DWI Dec. 22, according to authorities. Officer Mark Long said Martha Grootonk, 50, attempted to choke him as he was transporting her to the Izard County Detention Center. Long said the incident began when he was called to a residence on Young Road at approximately 4:16 a.m...
County fair may be back (01/04/07)
ALTON -- The Oregon County Fair may return. A meeting to discuss the fair will be held Jan. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Alton Elementary School Multipurpose Building. The fair was last held in Oregon County in 1996. Recently, Oregon County Extension Community Development Specialist Gary Cross, Extension Council Chairman Jim Hieskell and vocational agriculture leaders Janet Brewer and Nancy Alford toured the fair facilities and discussed the fair and activities related to the fair...
2006 in review (01/04/07)
July: Approximately 25 acres of a wooded area near Squirrel Hill Road in Glencoe was damaged in a fire July 2. Firefighters suspected fireworks were the cause of the incident. The Fulton County Sheriff's Department received complaints about a property owner at Saddler Falls on the Spring River who organized sexually explicit shows performed on a stage during the 4th of July weekend. No arrests were made...
Jobs open at campgrounds (01/04/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Mark Twain National Forest is looking for private concessionaires to operate seven National Forest Service campgrounds, including Greer Campground north of Alton. Mark Twain National Forest Supervisor Ronnie Raum said most of the the sites are located along rivers or streams. Greer Campground is located on the Eleven Point River...
Hospital on hold for funds (01/04/07)
Though the work for the Fulton County Hospital's 18,397-square-foot expansion did not begin in December as anticipated, plans are still on, according to hospital administrator Frank Wise. In September Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor and Congressman Marion Berry announced that the hospital had received approval for a $3.4 million USDA community facility loan...
Dillard-Fowlkes adds Chevrolet, Buick (01/04/07)
The closing of Pap Beardsley Chevrolet Buick in Ash Flat may have left customers and future buyers concerned about their GM purchasing opportunities. "There is no need for anyone to look outside or away from our area," said co-owner Terry Dillard of Dillard Fowlkes Motor Company in Ash Flat. The transfer of the Chevrolet and Buick franchise became official Dec. 6 and the new trucks and car lines are on the way, according to Dillard...
Wood completes Army basic training (01/04/07)
Army National Guard Pfc. Joshua D. Wood has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Bussy Wood of Salem and stepson of Connie Littleford of Mountain Home. The private is a 2006 graduate of a high school program at Arkansas State University, Mountain Home...
Retirement reception planned (01/04/07)
Baxter Regional Medical Center Ash Flat Clinic will hold a retirement reception for Dr. Charles Tucker from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Ash Flat Church of Christ. The community is invited to attend and refreshments will be served. No gifts, please. Dr. Tucker retired after more than 40 years in family practice at Ash Flat. For more information, call the clinic at 870-994-7301...
Ashley graduates from basic combat training (01/04/07)
Army Pvt. Robyn L. Ashley has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Martha Washam of Salem and granddaughter of Mary Rucker of Mammoth Spring. She is a 2003 graduate of Salem High School. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.. ...
AARP safe driving course set at Horseshoe (01/04/07)
An AARP safe driving course will be taught in Horseshoe Bend Jan. 15. The class will start at 8:30 a.m. and last until 12:30 p.m. at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, on Third Street, across from Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. Parking and entrance to the classroom is down the hill behind the church...
EMT class offered at Cherokee Village (01/04/07)
Spring River Paramedic Ambulance Service will conduct an emergency medical technician-basic class beginning Jan. 16. Classes will be held in the classroom located at the SRPAS main office at the intersection of Iroquois and Allegheny in Cherokee Village...
HOLIDAY VISITS: (01/04/07)
HOLIDAY VISITS: Students in the Thayer Elementary After School Program visited the Thayer Fun and Friends Center and the Shady Oaks Nursing Center twice this semester to distribute Thanksgiving and Christmas cards.
ENDOWMENT: (01/04/07)
ENDOWMENT: State Sen. Paul and Treva Miller (center) with President Dusty Johnston, and Suellen Davidson from Ozarka College, recently donated $10,000 to establish an endowed scholarship at Ozarka College. The Millers are long-time supporters of education in north-central Arkansas, and during his time as senator Miller has provided consistent legislative support to Ozarka College, Johnston said. ...
History book meeting reset (01/04/07)
The meeting of the Fulton County History Book Committee scheduled for Jan. 2 was postponed until Jan. 9. The committee will meet at 1 p.m. at Old Main on North Street in Salem.
AARP safe driving course set at Horseshoe (01/04/07)
An AARP safe driving course will be taught in Horseshoe Bend Jan. 15. The class will start at 8:30 a.m. and last until 12:30 p.m. at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, on Third Street, across from Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. Parking and entrance to the classroom is down the hill behind the church...
History book meeting reset (01/04/07)
The meeting of the Fulton County History Book Committee scheduled for Jan. 2 was postponed until Jan. 9. The committee will meet at 1 p.m. at Old Main on North Street in Salem.
EMT class offered at Cherokee Village (01/04/07)
Spring River Paramedic Ambulance Service will conduct an emergency medical technician-basic class beginning Jan. 16. Classes will be held in the classroom located at the SRPAS main office at the intersection of Iroquois and Allegheny in Cherokee Village...
Retirement reception planned (01/04/07)
Baxter Regional Medical Center Ash Flat Clinic will hold a retirement reception for Dr. Charles Tucker from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Ash Flat Church of Christ. The community is invited to attend and refreshments will be served. No gifts, please. Dr. Tucker retired after more than 40 years in family practice at Ash Flat. For more information, call the clinic at 870-994-7301...
Ashley graduates from basic combat training (01/04/07)
Army Pvt. Robyn L. Ashley has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Martha Washam of Salem and granddaughter of Mary Rucker of Mammoth Spring. She is a 2003 graduate of Salem High School. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.. ...
HOLIDAY VISITS: (01/04/07)
HOLIDAY VISITS: Students in the Thayer Elementary After School Program visited the Thayer Fun and Friends Center and the Shady Oaks Nursing Center twice this semester to distribute Thanksgiving and Christmas cards.
Dillard-Fowlkes adds Chevrolet, Buick (01/04/07)
The closing of Pap Beardsley Chevrolet Buick in Ash Flat may have left customers and future buyers concerned about their GM purchasing opportunities. "There is no need for anyone to look outside or away from our area," said co-owner Terry Dillard of Dillard Fowlkes Motor Company in Ash Flat. The transfer of the Chevrolet and Buick franchise became official Dec. 6 and the new trucks and car lines are on the way, according to Dillard...
Wood completes Army basic training (01/04/07)
Army National Guard Pfc. Joshua D. Wood has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Bussy Wood of Salem and stepson of Connie Littleford of Mountain Home. The private is a 2006 graduate of a high school program at Arkansas State University, Mountain Home...
ENDOWMENT: (01/04/07)
ENDOWMENT: State Sen. Paul and Treva Miller (center) with President Dusty Johnston, and Suellen Davidson from Ozarka College, recently donated $10,000 to establish an endowed scholarship at Ozarka College. The Millers are long-time supporters of education in north-central Arkansas, and during his time as senator Miller has provided consistent legislative support to Ozarka College, Johnston said. ...
Cougs look at home on big stage (01/04/07)
The Izard County Consolidated Cougars sure didn't look the part of a young team battling for their first Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament championship. Confident, determined and hungry was how ICC looked in the early going. By contrast, the Riverside Rebels sure looked the part of a veteran team battling for their second straight NEA championship. Confident, determined and hungry was how Riverside looked in the late going...
Eminence pulls fast one on Cats (01/04/07)
If the Thayer Bobcats' clash with the Eminence Redwings in the semifinals of the Cabool High School/Missouri Eye Institute Holiday Tournament was set to the tune of one of Aesop's Fables, the moral to this story would be easy to understand. Good things happen to those who don't give up...
Cougs look at home on big stage (01/04/07)
The Izard County Consolidated Cougars sure didn't look the part of a young team battling for their first Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament championship. Confident, determined and hungry was how ICC looked in the early going. By contrast, the Riverside Rebels sure looked the part of a veteran team battling for their second straight NEA championship. Confident, determined and hungry was how Riverside looked in the late going...
Eminence pulls fast one on Cats (01/04/07)
If the Thayer Bobcats' clash with the Eminence Redwings in the semifinals of the Cabool High School/Missouri Eye Institute Holiday Tournament was set to the tune of one of Aesop's Fables, the moral to this story would be easy to understand. Good things happen to those who don't give up...
Carolyn Kay Hall (01/04/07)
Carolyn Kay Hall was born June 25, 1925, in Salem, Ark. She died Dec. 6, 2006, in Lemoore, Calif. She was the third daughter of Claude and Vista Kay. She is survived by: one son, Randall of Old Mexico; two daughters, Mary of New Jersey, and Donna of California; and one sister, Helen Boler of Indiana...
William C. Shilvock (01/04/07)
William C. Shilvock, age 79, of Myrtle was born Jan. 15, 1927, in Chicago, Ill. He died on Dec. 24, 2006, at his home. Shilvock was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Army. He was a carpenter by trade and enjoyed fishing and squirrel hunting...
Alice B. Sullivan (01/04/07)
Alice B. Sullivan, 73, wife of Andrew J. Sullivan of Ash Flat, died Dec. 21, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center after a long illness. She was born in Nashua, N.H. She worked as a switchboard operator at Sanders Associates. She later was employed by Bank of New Hampshire as a safety deposit officer and the Nashua Police Department as a dispatcher...
Edna May Gooley (01/04/07)
Edna Mae Gooley, age 94, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 21, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. She is survived by one daughter, Betty Jo Gooley of Tucson, Ariz. The funeral services were held at Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village Dec. 27. Arrangements were under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Highland...
Harry William Mueller (01/04/07)
Harry William Mueller, age 73, of Horseshoe Bend, formerly of Greenfield, Wis., died Dec. 23, 2006, at his home in Horeshoe Bend. He was born Nov. 18, 1933, to Bruno and Alma Hintz Mueller in Wauwatosa, Wis. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict...
Lois Gertrude German (01/04/07)
Lois Gertrude German, 94, was born on Dec. 4, 1912, in Rayal Oak community outside of Alton, Mo., and died on Dec. 25, 2006, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Survivors include one daughter-in-law, June German of Paragould; two sisters, Mary Ellen Wright of Tampa, Fla. and Mildred Breeden; two brothers, Arthur Lewis of Bonneville, Wash. and Ted Lewis of Casper, Wyo., and numerous other relatives and friends...
Luther Maguffee (01/04/07)
Luther Henry Maguffee of Salem, son of the late James Franklin and Mary Elizabeth (Moss) Maguffee, was born on Dec. 20, 1910, in Salem. He died Dec. 31, 2006, at the Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem at the age of 96. He was married to Lois Elizabeth Skaggs on July 13, 1940, at Moko, Ark. He worked as a farmer and was a member of the Salem Assembly of God Church...
Alice B. Sullivan (01/04/07)
Alice B. Sullivan, 73, wife of Andrew J. Sullivan of Ash Flat, died Dec. 21, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center after a long illness. She was born in Nashua, N.H. She worked as a switchboard operator at Sanders Associates. She later was employed by Bank of New Hampshire as a safety deposit officer and the Nashua Police Department as a dispatcher...
Luther Maguffee (01/04/07)
Luther Henry Maguffee of Salem, son of the late James Franklin and Mary Elizabeth (Moss) Maguffee, was born on Dec. 20, 1910, in Salem. He died Dec. 31, 2006, at the Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem at the age of 96. He was married to Lois Elizabeth Skaggs on July 13, 1940, at Moko, Ark. He worked as a farmer and was a member of the Salem Assembly of God Church...
William C. Shilvock (01/04/07)
William C. Shilvock, age 79, of Myrtle was born Jan. 15, 1927, in Chicago, Ill. He died on Dec. 24, 2006, at his home. Shilvock was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Army. He was a carpenter by trade and enjoyed fishing and squirrel hunting...
Lois Gertrude German (01/04/07)
Lois Gertrude German, 94, was born on Dec. 4, 1912, in Rayal Oak community outside of Alton, Mo., and died on Dec. 25, 2006, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Survivors include one daughter-in-law, June German of Paragould; two sisters, Mary Ellen Wright of Tampa, Fla. and Mildred Breeden; two brothers, Arthur Lewis of Bonneville, Wash. and Ted Lewis of Casper, Wyo., and numerous other relatives and friends...
Edna May Gooley (01/04/07)
Edna Mae Gooley, age 94, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 21, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. She is survived by one daughter, Betty Jo Gooley of Tucson, Ariz. The funeral services were held at Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village Dec. 27. Arrangements were under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Highland...
Harry William Mueller (01/04/07)
Harry William Mueller, age 73, of Horseshoe Bend, formerly of Greenfield, Wis., died Dec. 23, 2006, at his home in Horeshoe Bend. He was born Nov. 18, 1933, to Bruno and Alma Hintz Mueller in Wauwatosa, Wis. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict...
Carolyn Kay Hall (01/04/07)
Carolyn Kay Hall was born June 25, 1925, in Salem, Ark. She died Dec. 6, 2006, in Lemoore, Calif. She was the third daughter of Claude and Vista Kay. She is survived by: one son, Randall of Old Mexico; two daughters, Mary of New Jersey, and Donna of California; and one sister, Helen Boler of Indiana...
Trey Harrison Ramsey (01/04/07)
Arnold J. and Kimberly Bradshaw Ramsey of Cary, N.C, announce the birth of a son, Trey Harrison Ramsey, born Dec. 13, 2006, at the University of North Carolina Memorial Women's Hospital in Chapel Hill, N.C. He weighed 9 pounds and was 21.5 inches long...
Andrew Martin Murphy (01/04/07)
Kevin Murphy and Robin White of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Andrew Martin Murphy. He was born at 4:34 p.m. Dec. 26, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long. His siblings are Ashleigh, 6, and Auston, 2. Grandparents are Robert and Jackie Murphy of Thayer and Carl and Chris White of Couch...
Trey Harrison Ramsey (01/04/07)
Arnold J. and Kimberly Bradshaw Ramsey of Cary, N.C, announce the birth of a son, Trey Harrison Ramsey, born Dec. 13, 2006, at the University of North Carolina Memorial Women's Hospital in Chapel Hill, N.C. He weighed 9 pounds and was 21.5 inches long...
Andrew Martin Murphy (01/04/07)
Kevin Murphy and Robin White of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Andrew Martin Murphy. He was born at 4:34 p.m. Dec. 26, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long. His siblings are Ashleigh, 6, and Auston, 2. Grandparents are Robert and Jackie Murphy of Thayer and Carl and Chris White of Couch...
Boldly Going Nowhere (01/04/07)
Since the dawn of man, annoying people have populated Planet Earth. They basically serve mankind as role models to avoid, as well as existing for entertainment purposes. This past year was no exception. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad -- In November, the Iranian president wrote a five-page open letter addressed to "Noble Americans" imploring the American People to follow his example of "unity, monotheism, morality and spirituality." In closing, he added, "We should all heed the Divine Word of the Holy Quran" and prayed to bless America. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (01/04/07)
Since the dawn of man, annoying people have populated Planet Earth. They basically serve mankind as role models to avoid, as well as existing for entertainment purposes. This past year was no exception. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad -- In November, the Iranian president wrote a five-page open letter addressed to "Noble Americans" imploring the American People to follow his example of "unity, monotheism, morality and spirituality." In closing, he added, "We should all heed the Divine Word of the Holy Quran" and prayed to bless America. ...