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Stories from Thursday, January 25, 2007

Changes may be in store for seat belt law (01/25/07)
MISSOURI -- The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is waging a campaign to change the seat belt law in the state. Currently, Missouri's seat belt law allows only for secondary enforcement. This means motorists must be pulled over for some other type of traffic violation before they can be cited for not wearing a seat belt...
Cooperative sends help (01/25/07)
AREA -- Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative crews have been sent to help restore power in areas that have been devastated by the ice storm that have left thousands of residents in the dark over a widespread area of Missouri. Ten men and five trucks have been sent to help Gascosage Electric in Dixon, Mo. ...
Money received for breast cancer screening (01/25/07)
Missouri First Lady Melanie Blunt presented a $20,000 check recently to Bruce Jenkins, manager of the state health department's Show-Me Healthy Women program, as part of the Missouri Women's Council's effort to provide funds for early breast cancer detection services for uninsured or underinsured women...
No arrests in break-in (01/25/07)
No arrests have been made in the Jan. 5 break-in of the Family Dollar in Hardy. Hardy Police Chief Ernie Rose said he does have suspects in the case. It remains under investigation. Police were called to the store the morning of Jan. 5 in regards to a break-in, Rose said. When officers arrived they found someone had pulled layers of tin off the back of the building, torn out insulation and kicked out sheetrock to gain entry to the store, he said...
Dr. Pittman remembered by many (01/25/07)
Ozarka College lost a valuable member of its faculty on Jan. 5. Dr. Wally Pittman, known affectionately by his students as "Uncle Wally," taught social science classes at Ozarka for 10 years after he and his wife, Mary Lou, moved to Horseshoe Bend from Prescott in south Arkansas in 1996...
Earth shakes unnoticed (01/25/07)
Local residents weren't shaken up during a small earthquake Jan. 17 centered near Ash Flat. According to a United States Geological Survey Web site, the quake began at 5:06 a.m two miles northwest of Ash Flat and five miles southwest of Cherokee Village. The quake lasted just a few short moments, but measured 2.5 on the Richter scale in magnitude, according to the site...
Ozark Food Harvest offers helping hand (01/25/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Shannon and Oregon County are the only two counties in the state that the Ozark Food Harvest Mobile Food Pantry visits. The concept is simple; a large beverage truck is loaded with food and toiletries in Springfield at the Ozarks Food Harvest warehouse and driven to an available parking lot, in this case the old elementary school at Thayer. People in need are invited to the food give-away by the host organization...
Sewer system permits may be needed (01/25/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Officials with the Oregon County Health Department said recently they have had many questions regarding the construction and operation of sewage systems. Julie Crowell, environmental specialist with the health department, said many area residents do not know their sewer system is regulated by state law...
Izard County man faces felony charges (01/25/07)
An Izard County man is facing multiple felony charges after intentionally causing a vehicle collision that caused approximately $4,000 worth of damage Jan. 15, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Larry J. Herring, 28, of Horseshoe Bend was arrested after authorities determined he had purposely rammed his vehicle into another car and then fled the scene of the incident, Lawrence said...
Race develops for mayor's position at Thayer (01/25/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Filing for municipal and school board positions for the April 3 election ended in Oregon County Jan. 16. There are two 3-year positions open on the Alton School Board. Those filing for those positions are incumbents Dennis Smith and Mike McElmurry...
Students suspended (01/25/07)
Melbourne school officials have expelled three students involved in the burglaries of multiple Melbourne homes. Three weeks ago The News reported that Jeffery Chase Moser, 18, and two male juveniles were arrested and charged with attempted residential burglary for trying to break into a house on Lacey Street Dec. 29...
Fulton County man charged with rape (01/25/07)
A Fulton County man was arrested and charged with rape after he provided authorities with a written confession Jan. 12. In his statement 41-year-old Ronald Schumaker of Camp admitted to engaging in sexual activities with a minor female at the child's residence while she was left in his care Nov. 28...
Share a Heart Campaign helps fund Ronald McDonald House (01/25/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Fifty-nine McDonald's Restaurants and 34 Great Southern Banks in the Ozarks, including Thayer McDonald's, have begun placing red paper hearts on their walls and windows. For 20 days, citizens will be asked to adopt a heart by donating $1 to the Ronald McDonald House of the Ozarks...
Husband charged with assault (01/25/07)
A Mammoth Spring man is facing multiple charges for allegedly assaulting his wife Jan. 14. Angela Deaton, 35, told authorities her husband, Bryan Deaton, 37, physically abused her and made numerous fatal threats throughout a four-day period starting Jan. 14...
Dollar General reports break-in (01/25/07)
Following in the pattern of recent break-ins was an attempted burglary of the Dollar General Store in Salem Jan. 21. Salem authorities were called to the business Monday morning after employees discovered someone had broken into the business. After authorities spoke with employees and inspected the scene, they determined the burglars had successfully broken into the business through a bathroom area on a side entrance but did not take any money or merchandise, according to Dollar General assistant manager Naomi Clingan.. ...
Highland schools receive warning letter from ACLU (01/25/07)
The American Civil Liberties Union has sent a warning to Arkansas school districts -- think before soliciting religious materials. "The ACLU is not anti-religious," said Rita Sklar, executive director of ACLU of Arkansas. "We are opposed to the United States government promoting religion. The reason the founders established such a program was to promote religious liberties. That's what we're working to do."...
Something Special for someone special (01/25/07)
TASTE TEST: The Something Special Bakery in Thayer held a taste testing for new diabetic goodies at he bakery Jan. 12. Something Special owner Ann Beatty, right, said the new sweets are now available at the bakery. THAYER -- A local bakery, Something Special, began offering the community something a little different earlier this month...
Additional charges: (01/25/07)
Additional charges: Jerry L. Kerr, 40, of Franklin was recently charged with the rape of an 11-year-old male that stems from a 1997 incident, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Kerr, who has been incarcerated in the Izard County Detention Facility since August 2006 for similar crimes, now faces four rape charges of minors. Kerr remains incarcerated in lieu of bond that has been increased to $600,000, Lawrence said...
CRAFTY WOMEN:: (01/25/07)
crafty women: Members of the Fulton County Extension Homemakers share ideas for arts and crafts at their Teaching -- Learning -- Creating Day in the Hickinbotham-Miller Building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds Jan. 11. Photo/Ninemire
Fire claims life (01/25/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Mammoth Spring woman died in a house fire early Jan. 19. Mammoth Spring Police Chief Michael Davis received a call at 3:37 a.m. Jan. 19 that a house was on fire at 415 South 10th Street in the city. Davis said he and officer Jamie Turnbough, as well as the Mammoth Spring Fire Department, responded to the call...
Cooperative sends help (01/25/07)
AREA -- Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative crews have been sent to help restore power in areas that have been devastated by the ice storm that have left thousands of residents in the dark over a widespread area of Missouri. Ten men and five trucks have been sent to help Gascosage Electric in Dixon, Mo. ...
Changes may be in store for seat belt law (01/25/07)
MISSOURI -- The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is waging a campaign to change the seat belt law in the state. Currently, Missouri's seat belt law allows only for secondary enforcement. This means motorists must be pulled over for some other type of traffic violation before they can be cited for not wearing a seat belt...
Money received for breast cancer screening (01/25/07)
Missouri First Lady Melanie Blunt presented a $20,000 check recently to Bruce Jenkins, manager of the state health department's Show-Me Healthy Women program, as part of the Missouri Women's Council's effort to provide funds for early breast cancer detection services for uninsured or underinsured women...
No arrests in break-in (01/25/07)
No arrests have been made in the Jan. 5 break-in of the Family Dollar in Hardy. Hardy Police Chief Ernie Rose said he does have suspects in the case. It remains under investigation. Police were called to the store the morning of Jan. 5 in regards to a break-in, Rose said. When officers arrived they found someone had pulled layers of tin off the back of the building, torn out insulation and kicked out sheetrock to gain entry to the store, he said...
Dr. Pittman remembered by many (01/25/07)
Ozarka College lost a valuable member of its faculty on Jan. 5. Dr. Wally Pittman, known affectionately by his students as "Uncle Wally," taught social science classes at Ozarka for 10 years after he and his wife, Mary Lou, moved to Horseshoe Bend from Prescott in south Arkansas in 1996...
Earth shakes unnoticed (01/25/07)
Local residents weren't shaken up during a small earthquake Jan. 17 centered near Ash Flat. According to a United States Geological Survey Web site, the quake began at 5:06 a.m two miles northwest of Ash Flat and five miles southwest of Cherokee Village. The quake lasted just a few short moments, but measured 2.5 on the Richter scale in magnitude, according to the site...
Sewer system permits may be needed (01/25/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Officials with the Oregon County Health Department said recently they have had many questions regarding the construction and operation of sewage systems. Julie Crowell, environmental specialist with the health department, said many area residents do not know their sewer system is regulated by state law...
Highland schools receive warning letter from ACLU (01/25/07)
The American Civil Liberties Union has sent a warning to Arkansas school districts -- think before soliciting religious materials. "The ACLU is not anti-religious," said Rita Sklar, executive director of ACLU of Arkansas. "We are opposed to the United States government promoting religion. The reason the founders established such a program was to promote religious liberties. That's what we're working to do."...
Ozark Food Harvest offers helping hand (01/25/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Shannon and Oregon County are the only two counties in the state that the Ozark Food Harvest Mobile Food Pantry visits. The concept is simple; a large beverage truck is loaded with food and toiletries in Springfield at the Ozarks Food Harvest warehouse and driven to an available parking lot, in this case the old elementary school at Thayer. People in need are invited to the food give-away by the host organization...
Students suspended (01/25/07)
Melbourne school officials have expelled three students involved in the burglaries of multiple Melbourne homes. Three weeks ago The News reported that Jeffery Chase Moser, 18, and two male juveniles were arrested and charged with attempted residential burglary for trying to break into a house on Lacey Street Dec. 29...
Dollar General reports break-in (01/25/07)
Following in the pattern of recent break-ins was an attempted burglary of the Dollar General Store in Salem Jan. 21. Salem authorities were called to the business Monday morning after employees discovered someone had broken into the business. After authorities spoke with employees and inspected the scene, they determined the burglars had successfully broken into the business through a bathroom area on a side entrance but did not take any money or merchandise, according to Dollar General assistant manager Naomi Clingan.. ...
CRAFTY WOMEN:: (01/25/07)
crafty women: Members of the Fulton County Extension Homemakers share ideas for arts and crafts at their Teaching -- Learning -- Creating Day in the Hickinbotham-Miller Building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds Jan. 11. Photo/Ninemire
Additional charges: (01/25/07)
Additional charges: Jerry L. Kerr, 40, of Franklin was recently charged with the rape of an 11-year-old male that stems from a 1997 incident, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Kerr, who has been incarcerated in the Izard County Detention Facility since August 2006 for similar crimes, now faces four rape charges of minors. Kerr remains incarcerated in lieu of bond that has been increased to $600,000, Lawrence said...
Race develops for mayor's position at Thayer (01/25/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Filing for municipal and school board positions for the April 3 election ended in Oregon County Jan. 16. There are two 3-year positions open on the Alton School Board. Those filing for those positions are incumbents Dennis Smith and Mike McElmurry...
Share a Heart Campaign helps fund Ronald McDonald House (01/25/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Fifty-nine McDonald's Restaurants and 34 Great Southern Banks in the Ozarks, including Thayer McDonald's, have begun placing red paper hearts on their walls and windows. For 20 days, citizens will be asked to adopt a heart by donating $1 to the Ronald McDonald House of the Ozarks...
Izard County man faces felony charges (01/25/07)
An Izard County man is facing multiple felony charges after intentionally causing a vehicle collision that caused approximately $4,000 worth of damage Jan. 15, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Larry J. Herring, 28, of Horseshoe Bend was arrested after authorities determined he had purposely rammed his vehicle into another car and then fled the scene of the incident, Lawrence said...
Fulton County man charged with rape (01/25/07)
A Fulton County man was arrested and charged with rape after he provided authorities with a written confession Jan. 12. In his statement 41-year-old Ronald Schumaker of Camp admitted to engaging in sexual activities with a minor female at the child's residence while she was left in his care Nov. 28...
Fire claims life (01/25/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Mammoth Spring woman died in a house fire early Jan. 19. Mammoth Spring Police Chief Michael Davis received a call at 3:37 a.m. Jan. 19 that a house was on fire at 415 South 10th Street in the city. Davis said he and officer Jamie Turnbough, as well as the Mammoth Spring Fire Department, responded to the call...
Something Special for someone special (01/25/07)
TASTE TEST: The Something Special Bakery in Thayer held a taste testing for new diabetic goodies at he bakery Jan. 12. Something Special owner Ann Beatty, right, said the new sweets are now available at the bakery. THAYER -- A local bakery, Something Special, began offering the community something a little different earlier this month...
Husband charged with assault (01/25/07)
A Mammoth Spring man is facing multiple charges for allegedly assaulting his wife Jan. 14. Angela Deaton, 35, told authorities her husband, Bryan Deaton, 37, physically abused her and made numerous fatal threats throughout a four-day period starting Jan. 14...
WINNERS: (01/25/07)
WINNERS: Salem High School Mr. and Mrs. Valentine contest winners were announced recently. The winners were, from left: 2nd runner-up, 8th grade -- Summer Moss, daughter of Bob and Anita Moss, and Rocky Smith, son of Rocky Smith and Christina Smith; winner, 10th grade -- Amber Taylor, daughter of Vickie Taylor, and Kyle Berry, son of David and Becky Berry; 1st runner-up 7th grade -- Abby Blevins, daughter of James and Leah Blevins, and Colby Harber, son of Rhonda Harber and Doug Harber...
WINNERS: (01/25/07)
WINNERS: Salem Elementary School Little Miss and Little Mister Valentine Pageant contest winners where chosen recently. The winners were, from left: 2nd runner-up from Mrs. Manes' 3rd grade -- Dallas Lund, daughter of Dayna Lund, and Cody Thomas, son of Stacey and Ninnie Thomas; winner from Mrs. ...
Special Valentine dinner slated at Ozarka College (01/25/07)
The Ozarka College Culinary Arts Department will hold a restaurant night in honor of Valentine's Day, on Feb. 9. This dinner will be reserved seating only between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the main administration building in the dining room. The menu selection for this dinner will be ala carte with prices based on the entrée selected. The feature entrée is a chateaubriand platter for two. There will be other entrées and menu selections available including a seafood choice...
Birthday celebrated in special way (01/25/07)
Savannah Youngblood celebrated her ninth birthday on Jan. 6. Instead of personal gifts for her birthday party she asked her guests to bring toys and food for dogs and cats. Her friends brought food, collars, leashes, shampoo, toys and treats to the party. She then donated it all to ICARE...
WINNERS: (01/25/07)
WINNERS: Salem Elementary School Little Miss and Little Mister Valentine Pageant contest winners where chosen recently. The winners were, from left: 2nd runner-up from Mrs. Manes' 3rd grade -- Dallas Lund, daughter of Dayna Lund, and Cody Thomas, son of Stacey and Ninnie Thomas; winner from Mrs. ...
Birthday celebrated in special way (01/25/07)
Savannah Youngblood celebrated her ninth birthday on Jan. 6. Instead of personal gifts for her birthday party she asked her guests to bring toys and food for dogs and cats. Her friends brought food, collars, leashes, shampoo, toys and treats to the party. She then donated it all to ICARE...
WINNERS: (01/25/07)
WINNERS: Salem High School Mr. and Mrs. Valentine contest winners were announced recently. The winners were, from left: 2nd runner-up, 8th grade -- Summer Moss, daughter of Bob and Anita Moss, and Rocky Smith, son of Rocky Smith and Christina Smith; winner, 10th grade -- Amber Taylor, daughter of Vickie Taylor, and Kyle Berry, son of David and Becky Berry; 1st runner-up 7th grade -- Abby Blevins, daughter of James and Leah Blevins, and Colby Harber, son of Rhonda Harber and Doug Harber...
Special Valentine dinner slated at Ozarka College (01/25/07)
The Ozarka College Culinary Arts Department will hold a restaurant night in honor of Valentine's Day, on Feb. 9. This dinner will be reserved seating only between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the main administration building in the dining room. The menu selection for this dinner will be ala carte with prices based on the entrée selected. The feature entrée is a chateaubriand platter for two. There will be other entrées and menu selections available including a seafood choice...
Late blast pushes Bears past Mount Pleasant (01/25/07)
In a game in which separation room between the two squads was rarer than a precious jewel during the first three periods of play, the Mammoth Spring Bears finally struck gold with a mother lode of points late, as they pushed past the homestanding Mount Pleasant Bluebirds 60-46 Jan. 16 in 1A-2 North play...
Couch hits cruise control, breezes to Winter Classic crown (01/25/07)
It really wasn't supposed to be this easy. But easy it was. Heading into their matchup with Ellington in the finals of the 33rd annual Thayer Winter Classic Jan. 19, an easy victory was probably the last thing on the minds of the Couch Lady Indians...
Lady Comets dig deep, top Thayer (01/25/07)
Talk about a tough turnaround. Just 24 hours after going toe-to-toe for six draining periods against the Ellington Lady Whippets in a hard-fought semi-final loss, the Alton Lady Comets were rewarded with a clash with the homestanding Lady Bobcats of Thayer for third place in the 33rd annual Thayer Winter Classic...
Couch hits cruise control, breezes to Winter Classic crown (01/25/07)
It really wasn't supposed to be this easy. But easy it was. Heading into their matchup with Ellington in the finals of the 33rd annual Thayer Winter Classic Jan. 19, an easy victory was probably the last thing on the minds of the Couch Lady Indians...
Late blast pushes Bears past Mount Pleasant (01/25/07)
In a game in which separation room between the two squads was rarer than a precious jewel during the first three periods of play, the Mammoth Spring Bears finally struck gold with a mother lode of points late, as they pushed past the homestanding Mount Pleasant Bluebirds 60-46 Jan. 16 in 1A-2 North play...
Lady Comets dig deep, top Thayer (01/25/07)
Talk about a tough turnaround. Just 24 hours after going toe-to-toe for six draining periods against the Ellington Lady Whippets in a hard-fought semi-final loss, the Alton Lady Comets were rewarded with a clash with the homestanding Lady Bobcats of Thayer for third place in the 33rd annual Thayer Winter Classic...
Clifton James Young (01/25/07)
Clifton James Young, was born the son of James Young and Anna Best Young on Oct. 29, 1922, in Myrtle, Mo. He died Jan. 20, 2007, in Myrtle at the age of 84. He was united in marriage Aug. 30, 1947, in Mammoth Spring, to Opal Macklay, who preceded him in death Sept. 7, 1986...
Zettie Bell Wade (01/25/07)
Zettie Bell Clayton Wade, 91, of Blytheville, Ark., died at her home on Jan. 21, 2007. She was born in Newcastle, Texas on March 18, 1915, the daughter of the late Clarence and Vernie Winfrey Clayton, formerly of Salem. In 1934, she married Lowell Dee Wade and relocated to Blytheville to be a homemaker and mother for the remainder of her life. ...
James Earl Wooten (01/25/07)
James Earl Wooten, age 77, of Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, died Jan. 18, 2007. He was born in Cardwell, Mo., the son of the late Jim Wooten and Erva Wooten. He was a store owner. Survivors include sons, Eddie Wooten of Hardy, and Kenny Wooten of Lynn, Ark.; a daughter, Darlene Parker of Jessup, Ga., and two sisters, Lucille Hartness of Heber Springs and Janey Hope of Heber Springs...
Homer Edward Foreman (01/25/07)
Homer Edward Foreman, 92, of Cave City, was born Jan. 31, 1914, at Sidney, Ark., the son of the late Wesley and Florence (Layne) Foreman. He died Jan. 16, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was a farmer and a member of the United Methodist Church at Sidney...
Haman Durham (01/25/07)
Haman Durham, 74, of Lawson, Mo., was born Feb. 5, 1932, in Moody, Mo. the son of the late Tommy H. and Maye Marie Taylor Durham. He died Jan. 11, 2007 at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, Mo. He was married to Doris Shrable on May 16, 1951. Before retirement, he worked at Fort Motor Company. He loved working on tractors. He was a member of the UAW Local 249 and the West Tracy Church of Christ...
Ann McKeever (01/25/07)
Ann Hovater McKeever, daughter of Fletcher and William Clifft Moss, was born Jan. 30, 1924, at Oxford, Ark. She died Jan. 18, 2007, at her home in Oxford at the age of 82. She was married to Shelby McKeever on Sept. 30, 1989, in Houston, Texas. She was a member of the Oxford Methodist Church...
John Ray Howard (01/25/07)
John Ray Howard, son of the late George Washington Howard and Blanche Edna McCarrol Howard, was born July 10, 1929, in Stella, Ark. He died Jan. 16, 2007, in Piggott, Ark., at the age of 77. He was united in marriage to Betty Sue Finley on April 19, 1951, in Batesville. To this union six children were born...
Fern Maxine Taylor (01/25/07)
Fern Maxine Taylor, 84, of Hardy, was born May 29, 1922, in Munden, Kan., the daughter of Morrill Glen Adams and Mary Ina (Hess) Adams. She died Jan. 15, 2007 at her home. She worked as a cook in many restaurant in the Hardy area and was a loving and devoted housewife for many years...
Cora Mae Warden (01/25/07)
Cora Mae Warden, age 94, of Mammoth Spring was born Aug. 30, 1912, in Sharp County, Ark. She died Dec. 31, 2006, at the home of her grandson in Cherokee Village. Survivors include three grandchildren, Veronica Cardone of Memphis, Tenn., David Warden of Cherokee Village and Hope Warden of Atlanta, Ga.; four great-grandchildren, Robert and Hope Warden of Cherokee Village, Joey and Natalie Cardone of Memphis; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Shane Michael Stauffer (01/25/07)
Shane Michael Stauffer, age 20, of Cave City, died Jan. 14, 2007. He is the son of Steve and Paula Stauffer and brother of Whitney Staffer, all of Cave City. He is the grandson of Bobby and Patsy Barr of Cave City and Murray and Barbara Stauffer of Adding, Penn., and Joan Stauffer of North Carolina. He was a young man with great ambition and a tender heart. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was rarely without a hunting expedition to tell about...
Janet Lovrekovic (01/25/07)
Janet Eleanor Lovrekovic, was born Sept. 5, 1939 in Pittsburgh, Pa., the daughter of Francis Joseph Brunner and Gloria Marie Summers Brunner. She died Jan. 12, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 67. She was united in marriage Oct. 10, 1984, in Winchester, Va., to George Lovrekovic. She was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving her country from 1957 to 1959...
Daisy Thompson (01/25/07)
Daisy Lucille Thompson was born the daughter of A.F. Woten and Lilly Shupp Woten on Feb. 25 1917, at Ash Flat. She died Jan. 19, 2007, in Mammoth Spring at the age of 89. She was united in marriage Dec. 10, 1934 at Hardy to Vernie Thompson, who preceded her in death on Sept. 7, 1984...
Louise Goetting (01/25/07)
Louise Goetting, was born June 25, 1918 in Harrisburg, Ark., the daughter of Homer Lee Simms and Anna Mina Franke Simms. She died Jan. 16, 2007, in West Plains, at the age of 88. She was united in marriage July 18, 1941, in Salem to Raymond Goetting who preceded her in death Sept. 13, 2000...
Louise Goetting (01/25/07)
Louise Goetting, was born June 25, 1918 in Harrisburg, Ark., the daughter of Homer Lee Simms and Anna Mina Franke Simms. She died Jan. 16, 2007, in West Plains, at the age of 88. She was united in marriage July 18, 1941, in Salem to Raymond Goetting who preceded her in death Sept. 13, 2000...
Homer Edward Foreman (01/25/07)
Homer Edward Foreman, 92, of Cave City, was born Jan. 31, 1914, at Sidney, Ark., the son of the late Wesley and Florence (Layne) Foreman. He died Jan. 16, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was a farmer and a member of the United Methodist Church at Sidney...
Zettie Bell Wade (01/25/07)
Zettie Bell Clayton Wade, 91, of Blytheville, Ark., died at her home on Jan. 21, 2007. She was born in Newcastle, Texas on March 18, 1915, the daughter of the late Clarence and Vernie Winfrey Clayton, formerly of Salem. In 1934, she married Lowell Dee Wade and relocated to Blytheville to be a homemaker and mother for the remainder of her life. ...
James Earl Wooten (01/25/07)
James Earl Wooten, age 77, of Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, died Jan. 18, 2007. He was born in Cardwell, Mo., the son of the late Jim Wooten and Erva Wooten. He was a store owner. Survivors include sons, Eddie Wooten of Hardy, and Kenny Wooten of Lynn, Ark.; a daughter, Darlene Parker of Jessup, Ga., and two sisters, Lucille Hartness of Heber Springs and Janey Hope of Heber Springs...
Daisy Thompson (01/25/07)
Daisy Lucille Thompson was born the daughter of A.F. Woten and Lilly Shupp Woten on Feb. 25 1917, at Ash Flat. She died Jan. 19, 2007, in Mammoth Spring at the age of 89. She was united in marriage Dec. 10, 1934 at Hardy to Vernie Thompson, who preceded her in death on Sept. 7, 1984...
Clifton James Young (01/25/07)
Clifton James Young, was born the son of James Young and Anna Best Young on Oct. 29, 1922, in Myrtle, Mo. He died Jan. 20, 2007, in Myrtle at the age of 84. He was united in marriage Aug. 30, 1947, in Mammoth Spring, to Opal Macklay, who preceded him in death Sept. 7, 1986...
Ann McKeever (01/25/07)
Ann Hovater McKeever, daughter of Fletcher and William Clifft Moss, was born Jan. 30, 1924, at Oxford, Ark. She died Jan. 18, 2007, at her home in Oxford at the age of 82. She was married to Shelby McKeever on Sept. 30, 1989, in Houston, Texas. She was a member of the Oxford Methodist Church...
Janet Lovrekovic (01/25/07)
Janet Eleanor Lovrekovic, was born Sept. 5, 1939 in Pittsburgh, Pa., the daughter of Francis Joseph Brunner and Gloria Marie Summers Brunner. She died Jan. 12, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 67. She was united in marriage Oct. 10, 1984, in Winchester, Va., to George Lovrekovic. She was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving her country from 1957 to 1959...
John Ray Howard (01/25/07)
John Ray Howard, son of the late George Washington Howard and Blanche Edna McCarrol Howard, was born July 10, 1929, in Stella, Ark. He died Jan. 16, 2007, in Piggott, Ark., at the age of 77. He was united in marriage to Betty Sue Finley on April 19, 1951, in Batesville. To this union six children were born...
Fern Maxine Taylor (01/25/07)
Fern Maxine Taylor, 84, of Hardy, was born May 29, 1922, in Munden, Kan., the daughter of Morrill Glen Adams and Mary Ina (Hess) Adams. She died Jan. 15, 2007 at her home. She worked as a cook in many restaurant in the Hardy area and was a loving and devoted housewife for many years...
Cora Mae Warden (01/25/07)
Cora Mae Warden, age 94, of Mammoth Spring was born Aug. 30, 1912, in Sharp County, Ark. She died Dec. 31, 2006, at the home of her grandson in Cherokee Village. Survivors include three grandchildren, Veronica Cardone of Memphis, Tenn., David Warden of Cherokee Village and Hope Warden of Atlanta, Ga.; four great-grandchildren, Robert and Hope Warden of Cherokee Village, Joey and Natalie Cardone of Memphis; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Shane Michael Stauffer (01/25/07)
Shane Michael Stauffer, age 20, of Cave City, died Jan. 14, 2007. He is the son of Steve and Paula Stauffer and brother of Whitney Staffer, all of Cave City. He is the grandson of Bobby and Patsy Barr of Cave City and Murray and Barbara Stauffer of Adding, Penn., and Joan Stauffer of North Carolina. He was a young man with great ambition and a tender heart. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was rarely without a hunting expedition to tell about...
Haman Durham (01/25/07)
Haman Durham, 74, of Lawson, Mo., was born Feb. 5, 1932, in Moody, Mo. the son of the late Tommy H. and Maye Marie Taylor Durham. He died Jan. 11, 2007 at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, Mo. He was married to Doris Shrable on May 16, 1951. Before retirement, he worked at Fort Motor Company. He loved working on tractors. He was a member of the UAW Local 249 and the West Tracy Church of Christ...
Skylar Rayne McDaniel (01/25/07)
Josh and April McDaniel of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Skylar Rayne. She was born at 8:40 a.m. on Jan. 17, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 1/2 ounce, and was 19 3/4 inches long. Her siblings are Whitney, 9, Dylan, 7, and Ashton, 4. Grandparents are Steve and Patricia Martin of Koshkonong, Mary Clark and James and Norma McDaniel, all of West Plains...
Christopher Brandon Dunn (01/25/07)
Christopher Brandon Dunn, son of Brandon J. Dunn and Echoe Breeze Dunn of Jonesboro was born Jan. 11, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 6 pounds, 15.4 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Johnny D. Young of Charlotte and Michael and Carolyn Keck of Cord;...
Kealand Ryan Black (01/25/07)
Kealand Ryan Black was born Jan. 11, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and is the son of Shaun and Brittany Black of Hardy. Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Michelle Smith of Jonesboro. Paternal grandparents are Eddie and Alisa Black of Hardy...
Greens to celebrate 40th anniversary (01/25/07)
Norvin and Jean (Morrow) Green of Ash Flat will be celebrating their 40th anniversary. They were married Jan. 26, 1967, by Rev. Roy Wilson at the Assembly of God Church in Seneca, Ill. Their attendants were Jim and Jean (Virgo) Johnson. The couple was married on the day of the Illinois big snow...
Skylar Rayne McDaniel (01/25/07)
Josh and April McDaniel of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Skylar Rayne. She was born at 8:40 a.m. on Jan. 17, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 1/2 ounce, and was 19 3/4 inches long. Her siblings are Whitney, 9, Dylan, 7, and Ashton, 4. Grandparents are Steve and Patricia Martin of Koshkonong, Mary Clark and James and Norma McDaniel, all of West Plains...
Greens to celebrate 40th anniversary (01/25/07)
Norvin and Jean (Morrow) Green of Ash Flat will be celebrating their 40th anniversary. They were married Jan. 26, 1967, by Rev. Roy Wilson at the Assembly of God Church in Seneca, Ill. Their attendants were Jim and Jean (Virgo) Johnson. The couple was married on the day of the Illinois big snow...
Christopher Brandon Dunn (01/25/07)
Christopher Brandon Dunn, son of Brandon J. Dunn and Echoe Breeze Dunn of Jonesboro was born Jan. 11, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 6 pounds, 15.4 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Johnny D. Young of Charlotte and Michael and Carolyn Keck of Cord;...
Kealand Ryan Black (01/25/07)
Kealand Ryan Black was born Jan. 11, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and is the son of Shaun and Brittany Black of Hardy. Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Michelle Smith of Jonesboro. Paternal grandparents are Eddie and Alisa Black of Hardy...
ENGAGED: (01/25/07)
ENGAGED: Jeff and Kay Goings of Hardy announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kari LeAnn Prince, to Chris Webster, son of Mike and Letha Webster of West Plains, Mo. The bride-to-be and her fiance' are residents of West Plains and plan an April wedding...
ENGAGED: (01/25/07)
ENGAGED: Jeff and Kay Goings of Hardy announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kari LeAnn Prince, to Chris Webster, son of Mike and Letha Webster of West Plains, Mo. The bride-to-be and her fiance' are residents of West Plains and plan an April wedding...
Coopers to celebrate 50th anniversary (01/25/07)
Kenneth and Phyllis Cooper of Salem will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 27 at the VFW Hall in Salem from 2-5 p.m. Kenneth and Phyllis were married in Jonesboro on Jan. 31, 1957. They spent most of their married years in Kansas City, Mo., before moving to Salem after Kenneth's retirement from the U.S. Postal Service...
Coopers to celebrate 50th anniversary (01/25/07)
Kenneth and Phyllis Cooper of Salem will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 27 at the VFW Hall in Salem from 2-5 p.m. Kenneth and Phyllis were married in Jonesboro on Jan. 31, 1957. They spent most of their married years in Kansas City, Mo., before moving to Salem after Kenneth's retirement from the U.S. Postal Service...
Boldly Going Nowhere (01/25/07)
The small town of Elberton in northeast Georgia is known as the granite capital of the world. In June of 1979, a well-dressed, articulate man who identified himself as R.C. Christian walked into the Elberton Granite Finishing Company and ordered a monument to "transmit a message to mankind." The man claimed to represent a small group from outside Georgia and wished to remain anonymous...
Boldly Going Nowhere (01/25/07)
The small town of Elberton in northeast Georgia is known as the granite capital of the world. In June of 1979, a well-dressed, articulate man who identified himself as R.C. Christian walked into the Elberton Granite Finishing Company and ordered a monument to "transmit a message to mankind." The man claimed to represent a small group from outside Georgia and wished to remain anonymous...