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Stories from Thursday, February 8, 2007

Five injured in wreck (02/08/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Five Oregon County residents were injured in a one-vehicle accident south of West Plains Jan. 26. Trooper D.A. Huffman said the accident occurred at 9:40 p.m. on PP Highway, nine miles south of West Plains. Huffman reported a 2003 Ford Focus driven by Orville D. Doran, 16, of Couch ran off the road. Doran was injured in the accident and was taken to Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was issued a ticket for failing to drive on the right half of the road...
Oxford man faces Missouri charges (02/08/07)
An Oxford man faces multiple charges after he assaulted a Howell County, Mo., Deputy Jan. 27. Jesses James Smith, 36, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and second degree assault of a law enforcement officer, a class C felony, after attacking Howell County Deputy Jared Peterman...
Party on the square: (02/08/07)
Party on the square: Despite the snow and cold weather, the Salem Court Square was rockin' Feb. 3. Here, the Spring River Moose Lodge's Mardi Gras King, Rick Roberts, tosses beads and candy to children that lined the street at Salem's first annual Mardi Gras Parade. The Moose Lodge received the first place prize in the business float category, and the New Orleans-based group Krewe Lejuene was named first place in the personal float category. Photo/Ninemire...
Men charged with setting fires (02/08/07)
THAYER -- A Thayer man and a West Plains man are in the Oregon County Jail at Alton after they admitted setting a fire at Cover Lumber Company in Thayer. Oregon County Sheriff Tim Ward said Donald J. Ashford, 18, of Thayer and Michael S. Boddie, 19, of West Plains were arrested and charged with felony arson Feb. 1 after the pair admitted starting a fire using railroad ties that damaged a pole building and lumber at Cover Lumber Company...
Drug Court strives to help addicts heal (02/08/07)
When compared to other substance abuse recovery methods, drug courts are a relatively new concept, but they are effective, according to Judge John Dan Kemp, who presides over the Independence County Drug Court. He knows -- he has seen his drug court help drug-addicted men and women with families overcome their addiction and avoid jail time...
Fallen soldiers honored (02/08/07)
Arkansas's lost soldiers are being remembered at the Dean B. Ellis Library on the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro. The exhibit titled "Fallen Heroes from Arkansas" features photographs of the 41 Arkansas men and women who have given their lives in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom from 2003 to the present, according to Tom Moore, Director of ASU Communications...
Court discusses NAIS (02/08/07)
Discussing the potential impact of Fulton County's participation in the National Animal Identification System was the focus of the county's Feb. 5 quorum court meeting. Mary Rivera, who has been active in past quorum court meetings campaigning against ERW (extraordinary resource water) designations, presented the NAIS information to the court in hope of generating opposition against the program...
Mammoth Spring native is new museum attendant (02/08/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Rose Pierce has been hired as the museum attendant at the 1886 Frisco Depot Museum at Mammoth Spring State Park. Pierce is a 1965 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School and graduated with a degree in social studies from Arkansas State University in 1969. She taught school for 32 years and now resides in Mammoth Spring...
Bank robbed (02/08/07)
ROBBERY: Arkansas State Trooper Kenneth "Buckey" Foley stands outside FNBC, south of Mammoth Spring, Feb. 5 after the bank was robbed of $12,809. Michael Brill, 46, of Cherokee Village was apprehended by Hardy Police officers near the Hardy city limits a short time later. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
Winter finally arrives (02/08/07)
SLICK WRECK: This propane truck owned by Home Town Energy hit a slick spot near Eminence Jan. 31. Hazmat officials from Oregon County -- Eric King, Mark Arnold and Sam Barton -- helped transfer the propane from the overturned truck to another truck. The truck driver was not seriously injured...
Winter arrives (02/08/07)
For the past couple of years, winters have been considerably mild, with little or no winter precipitation throughout northeast Arkansas. However, mother nature jogged our memory Jan. 31. Snow began falling shortly after 1 p.m. and accumulated quickly, continuing into the evening hours...
Heaven sent ... (02/08/07)
COLD TREAT: Three-year-old Dalaney Harris, daughter of Ted and Claudia Harris of Ash Flat, tastes the wintery surprise falling from the sky while visiting her grandparent's home in Fulton County Jan. 31. Photo/Harris
Five injured in wreck (02/08/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Five Oregon County residents were injured in a one-vehicle accident south of West Plains Jan. 26. Trooper D.A. Huffman said the accident occurred at 9:40 p.m. on PP Highway, nine miles south of West Plains. Huffman reported a 2003 Ford Focus driven by Orville D. Doran, 16, of Couch ran off the road. Doran was injured in the accident and was taken to Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was issued a ticket for failing to drive on the right half of the road...
Oxford man faces Missouri charges (02/08/07)
An Oxford man faces multiple charges after he assaulted a Howell County, Mo., Deputy Jan. 27. Jesses James Smith, 36, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and second degree assault of a law enforcement officer, a class C felony, after attacking Howell County Deputy Jared Peterman...
Party on the square: (02/08/07)
Party on the square: Despite the snow and cold weather, the Salem Court Square was rockin' Feb. 3. Here, the Spring River Moose Lodge's Mardi Gras King, Rick Roberts, tosses beads and candy to children that lined the street at Salem's first annual Mardi Gras Parade. The Moose Lodge received the first place prize in the business float category, and the New Orleans-based group Krewe Lejuene was named first place in the personal float category. Photo/Ninemire...
Men charged with setting fires (02/08/07)
THAYER -- A Thayer man and a West Plains man are in the Oregon County Jail at Alton after they admitted setting a fire at Cover Lumber Company in Thayer. Oregon County Sheriff Tim Ward said Donald J. Ashford, 18, of Thayer and Michael S. Boddie, 19, of West Plains were arrested and charged with felony arson Feb. 1 after the pair admitted starting a fire using railroad ties that damaged a pole building and lumber at Cover Lumber Company...
Fallen soldiers honored (02/08/07)
Arkansas's lost soldiers are being remembered at the Dean B. Ellis Library on the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro. The exhibit titled "Fallen Heroes from Arkansas" features photographs of the 41 Arkansas men and women who have given their lives in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom from 2003 to the present, according to Tom Moore, Director of ASU Communications...
Court discusses NAIS (02/08/07)
Discussing the potential impact of Fulton County's participation in the National Animal Identification System was the focus of the county's Feb. 5 quorum court meeting. Mary Rivera, who has been active in past quorum court meetings campaigning against ERW (extraordinary resource water) designations, presented the NAIS information to the court in hope of generating opposition against the program...
Mammoth Spring native is new museum attendant (02/08/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Rose Pierce has been hired as the museum attendant at the 1886 Frisco Depot Museum at Mammoth Spring State Park. Pierce is a 1965 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School and graduated with a degree in social studies from Arkansas State University in 1969. She taught school for 32 years and now resides in Mammoth Spring...
Drug Court strives to help addicts heal (02/08/07)
When compared to other substance abuse recovery methods, drug courts are a relatively new concept, but they are effective, according to Judge John Dan Kemp, who presides over the Independence County Drug Court. He knows -- he has seen his drug court help drug-addicted men and women with families overcome their addiction and avoid jail time...
Heaven sent ... (02/08/07)
COLD TREAT: Three-year-old Dalaney Harris, daughter of Ted and Claudia Harris of Ash Flat, tastes the wintery surprise falling from the sky while visiting her grandparent's home in Fulton County Jan. 31. Photo/Harris
Winter finally arrives (02/08/07)
SLICK WRECK: This propane truck owned by Home Town Energy hit a slick spot near Eminence Jan. 31. Hazmat officials from Oregon County -- Eric King, Mark Arnold and Sam Barton -- helped transfer the propane from the overturned truck to another truck. The truck driver was not seriously injured...
Winter arrives (02/08/07)
For the past couple of years, winters have been considerably mild, with little or no winter precipitation throughout northeast Arkansas. However, mother nature jogged our memory Jan. 31. Snow began falling shortly after 1 p.m. and accumulated quickly, continuing into the evening hours...
Bank robbed (02/08/07)
ROBBERY: Arkansas State Trooper Kenneth "Buckey" Foley stands outside FNBC, south of Mammoth Spring, Feb. 5 after the bank was robbed of $12,809. Michael Brill, 46, of Cherokee Village was apprehended by Hardy Police officers near the Hardy city limits a short time later. Photo/Sisk Lawrence...
Roark awarded MSU-WP scholarship (02/08/07)
Levi Roark of Koshkonong has been awarded the Thayer Plant Food/Myrtle Fertilizer Restricted Current Scholarship from Missouri State University-West Plains. Roark, a 2006 graduate of Koshkonong High School, is a freshman at MSU-WP and plans to pursue the associate of arts degree in general studies. He is the son of Jim and Lisa Roark of Koshkonong...
Local students named to MSU-WP honors list (02/08/07)
Officials at Missouri State University-West Plains have announced their fall 2006 chancellor's list honorees. To qualify for the MSU-WP chancellor's list, students must have earned a 4.0 grade point average for 12 or more credit hours taken during the session. Students who maintained a 3.5 to 3.99 grade point average for 12 or more hours are recognized in the dean's list...
Sneed completes basic (02/08/07)
Army Spec. Rori J. Sneed has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Sneed is the granddaughter of Sue Chrisco of Sage. She received a bachelor's degree in 2005 from Baylor University, Waco, Texas. 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.. ...
McIntosh named to dean's list (02/08/07)
Emily McIntosh, daughter of Ernest and Carrie McIntosh of Elizabeth, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2006 semester at College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Mo. McIntosh is a 2002 graduate of Viola High School. To qualify for the dean's list, students must maintain a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average during the semester and carry at least 15 credit hours...
Hutson named to president's list (02/08/07)
Following the fall semester at Southern Arkansas University at Magnolia, 184 students were named to the SAU president's list for making all As. Students who were academically recognized included Cody Douglas Hutson of Salem, a sophomore biological science major...
McIntosh named to dean's list (02/08/07)
Emily McIntosh, daughter of Ernest and Carrie McIntosh of Elizabeth, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2006 semester at College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Mo. McIntosh is a 2002 graduate of Viola High School. To qualify for the dean's list, students must maintain a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average during the semester and carry at least 15 credit hours...
Hutson named to president's list (02/08/07)
Following the fall semester at Southern Arkansas University at Magnolia, 184 students were named to the SAU president's list for making all As. Students who were academically recognized included Cody Douglas Hutson of Salem, a sophomore biological science major...
Local students named to MSU-WP honors list (02/08/07)
Officials at Missouri State University-West Plains have announced their fall 2006 chancellor's list honorees. To qualify for the MSU-WP chancellor's list, students must have earned a 4.0 grade point average for 12 or more credit hours taken during the session. Students who maintained a 3.5 to 3.99 grade point average for 12 or more hours are recognized in the dean's list...
Sneed completes basic (02/08/07)
Army Spec. Rori J. Sneed has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Sneed is the granddaughter of Sue Chrisco of Sage. She received a bachelor's degree in 2005 from Baylor University, Waco, Texas. 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.. ...
Roark awarded MSU-WP scholarship (02/08/07)
Levi Roark of Koshkonong has been awarded the Thayer Plant Food/Myrtle Fertilizer Restricted Current Scholarship from Missouri State University-West Plains. Roark, a 2006 graduate of Koshkonong High School, is a freshman at MSU-WP and plans to pursue the associate of arts degree in general studies. He is the son of Jim and Lisa Roark of Koshkonong...
Mary Dean Puryear (02/08/07)
Mary Dean Puryear, 75, of Jonesboro died Jan. 29, 2007, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Little Rock she lived most of her life in Jonesboro and Cherokee Village. She was of the Methodist faith and was a retired realtor with White Realty in Jonesboro...
Dixie Faye Allen (02/08/07)
Dixie Faye Allen of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Cleveland Theodore and Simmie Mae (Sullivant) Sutherland, was born Jan. 20, 1924, at Camp. She died Jan. 30, 2007, at the Regency Hospital in Springdale, Ark., at the age of 83. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Franklin Allen on June 21, 1944, in Salem, and to this union three children were born. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother...
Dorothy Vivian Franks (02/08/07)
Dorothy Vivian Franks, daughter of the late David Ray and Edith (Simpson) Cunningham, was born on Nov. 29, 1921, at Camp, Ark. She departed this life on Feb. 2, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 85. She was united in marriage to Troy Eugene Franks on Feb. 5, 1949, at Salem and to this union, five children were born...
Nels E. Faught (02/08/07)
Nels E. Faught, 62, of Ash Flat, died Jan. 26, 2007, at the Ash Flat Healthcare Center. He was born on July 18, 1944, in Birmingham, Ala., the son of Nels Albert Faught and Mavia (McConnel) Faught. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked in sales for many years for Snap-On Tools before retiring...
Pamela (Foster) Morris (02/08/07)
Pamela K. (Foster) Morris of Paragould, was born Oct. 8, 1959, at the Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Md., the daughter of David D. and Shirley M. Foster of Highland. She died Jan. 29, 2007, at the Methodist Hospital in Paragould at the age of 47...
Gladys Hudspeth (02/08/07)
Gladys Eillene Hudspeth, age 72, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Jan. 31, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born June 21, 1934, at Thomaston, Ga., the daughter of the late Thomas Joseph and Nannie Catherine (Gerald) Clark. She was a homemaker and a charter member of the Sovereign Grace Baptist Church at Bono...
Dessie J. Vogel (02/08/07)
Dessie J. Vogel, daughter of Oba W. Johnson and Elva Taylor Johnson, was born Sept. 8, 1933, at Many Springs Community near Alton, Mo., and died Jan. 17, 2007, in Higginsville, Mo. She graduated from Alton High School, class of 1951. After graduation she lived in Kansas City, Mo., where she was employed with AT&T for 33 years, also serving as supervisor...
Remi Nichole Ellis (02/08/07)
Remi Nichole Ellis, 5 months of Salem, died Jan. 25, 2007, in Salem. She was born Aug. 8, 2006, in Batesville, the daughter of Jamie Winsett and Justin Ellis. She is survived by her parents; one brother, Landon Cooper Winsett Ellis; maternal grandmother, Tess South of Salem; paternal grandmother, Sherie Ellis of Paragould; paternal grandfather Curtis Ellis of Ash Flat; paternal great-grandmother, Ruby Baldridge of Paragold; paternal great-grandparents, J.V. ...
Eunice Johnson (02/08/07)
Eunice Laverne Johnson, 67, of Alton, Mo., was born July 27, 1939, in Alton, Mo., and died Jan. 27, 2007. She was united in marriage to Noel Gene Johnson on Aug. 9, 1956. She enjoyed southern gospel and blue grass gospel music, was a very talented piano player, a very good seamstress and wonderful cook who enjoyed making special things for her family and friends...
Velma Spickler (02/08/07)
Velma Spickler, 94, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born June 25, 1912, in Virden, Ill. the daughter of the late John and Lela (Frantz) Flory. She died Jan. 29, 2007, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Horseshoe Bend, the Lions Auxiliary and the United Methodist Women...
Billy Wayne Ivey (02/08/07)
Billy Wayne Ivey, age 45, of Ozark Acres died Jan. 29, 2007, at his residence. Survivors include two brothers, Carl "Butch" Ivey of Mountain View, Joe Ivey of Blytheville; three sisters, Donna Mitchem of DeFuniah Springs, Fla., Diann Broom of Blytheville, and Betty Read of North Vernon, Ind...
Helen Sylvia Johnson (02/08/07)
Helen Sylvia Johnson, 85, a longtime Aberdeen, Wash., resident, died on Dec. 28, 2006. She was born in Ponder, Mo., March 20, 1921, the daughter of the late Grover and Winnie Snodgrass of Bardley, Mo., and into a family of five brothers and five sisters...
Denny Horton (02/08/07)
Denny Horton was born Oct. 1, 1915, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of the late Alton and Crystal Horton. He died Jan. 16, 2007 at Central Washington Hospital. One of 11 children, he grew up in the Great Depression and left his home for Washington state in 1936. There he met Dorothy James of Monitor; they married Oct. 4, 1941, at the home of her uncle and aunt, Clarence and Betty James...
Jackie Romine (02/08/07)
Jackie Dean Romine, 55, was born May 22, 1951, in Salem, Ark., the son of Everett Romine and Deloris Frisbee Romine. He died Jan. 21, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. He was united in marriage Sept. 14, 1969, in Thayer to Jennie Thornton. He was a heavy equipment operator and was employed by Garnett Wood Products before becoming disabled...
Alice Lorean Frealy (02/08/07)
Alice Lorean Frealy was born July 2, 1921, at Smithton, Ark., the daughter of Eugene Stanley Frealy and Maggie Fay Tyner Frealy, the fourth of 10 children. She died peacefully on Jan. 15, 2007 at the age of 85. She graduated from Doniphan High School in 1942. She joined the U.S. Navy in August 1943, and was a "code breaker" during World War II receiving a unit citation medal for the work they did. She left the Navy in April 1946...
Lillian K. Niles (02/08/07)
Lillian K. Niles, 81, of Cherokee Village, was born Jan. 8, 1926, in Memphis, Tenn., the daughter of Edward Roy Niles and Gertrude (Borum) Niles. She died Jan. 30 2007 at the Ash Flat Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was a retired school teacher and taught in the Shelby County School System in Memphis for many years...
James L. Wilson (02/08/07)
James L. Wilson, 61, of Cave City died Jan. 29, 2007, at his home. He was born July 11, 1945, at Calamine, Ark., the son of James Albert and Nannie Josephine (Clem) Wilson. He was a timber worker and a member of the Mount View Missionary Baptist Church...
William E. Cowden (02/08/07)
William E. Cowden, 79, of Alton, formerly of Hardy, died Feb. 2, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was born on May 4, 1927, in Gillespie, Ill., the son of John and Mary (Hanley) Cowden. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He worked many years in the trucking industry and in construction. He moved to Hardy in 1976, and lived there until moving to Alton three years ago. He attended services at the Shekinah Tabernacle in Wirth, Ark...
Margery Huddle (02/08/07)
Margery Weeden Huddle, was born Jan. 17, 1916, in St. Joseph, Mo., the daughter of William Eugene Collins and Carrie May Larrabee Collins. She died on Jan. 28, 2007, in Cambridge, Minn., at the age of 91. She was united in marriage Jan. 2, 1934, in David City, Neb., to John W. Henson who preceded her in death...
Samuel E. Cochran (02/08/07)
Samuel E. Cochran, 67, was born Sept. 26, 1939, in Camp, Ark., the son of Arch Cochran and Lora Martin Cochran. He died Jan. 26, 2007, in Springfield, Mo. He was a retired garment worker and photographer. He enjoyed the outdoors, both planting and harvesting...
Gladys Hudspeth (02/08/07)
Gladys Eillene Hudspeth, age 72, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Jan. 31, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born June 21, 1934, at Thomaston, Ga., the daughter of the late Thomas Joseph and Nannie Catherine (Gerald) Clark. She was a homemaker and a charter member of the Sovereign Grace Baptist Church at Bono...
Dessie J. Vogel (02/08/07)
Dessie J. Vogel, daughter of Oba W. Johnson and Elva Taylor Johnson, was born Sept. 8, 1933, at Many Springs Community near Alton, Mo., and died Jan. 17, 2007, in Higginsville, Mo. She graduated from Alton High School, class of 1951. After graduation she lived in Kansas City, Mo., where she was employed with AT&T for 33 years, also serving as supervisor...
Mary Dean Puryear (02/08/07)
Mary Dean Puryear, 75, of Jonesboro died Jan. 29, 2007, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Little Rock she lived most of her life in Jonesboro and Cherokee Village. She was of the Methodist faith and was a retired realtor with White Realty in Jonesboro...
Pamela (Foster) Morris (02/08/07)
Pamela K. (Foster) Morris of Paragould, was born Oct. 8, 1959, at the Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Md., the daughter of David D. and Shirley M. Foster of Highland. She died Jan. 29, 2007, at the Methodist Hospital in Paragould at the age of 47...
Dixie Faye Allen (02/08/07)
Dixie Faye Allen of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Cleveland Theodore and Simmie Mae (Sullivant) Sutherland, was born Jan. 20, 1924, at Camp. She died Jan. 30, 2007, at the Regency Hospital in Springdale, Ark., at the age of 83. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Franklin Allen on June 21, 1944, in Salem, and to this union three children were born. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother...
Dorothy Vivian Franks (02/08/07)
Dorothy Vivian Franks, daughter of the late David Ray and Edith (Simpson) Cunningham, was born on Nov. 29, 1921, at Camp, Ark. She departed this life on Feb. 2, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 85. She was united in marriage to Troy Eugene Franks on Feb. 5, 1949, at Salem and to this union, five children were born...
Jackie Romine (02/08/07)
Jackie Dean Romine, 55, was born May 22, 1951, in Salem, Ark., the son of Everett Romine and Deloris Frisbee Romine. He died Jan. 21, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. He was united in marriage Sept. 14, 1969, in Thayer to Jennie Thornton. He was a heavy equipment operator and was employed by Garnett Wood Products before becoming disabled...
Denny Horton (02/08/07)
Denny Horton was born Oct. 1, 1915, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of the late Alton and Crystal Horton. He died Jan. 16, 2007 at Central Washington Hospital. One of 11 children, he grew up in the Great Depression and left his home for Washington state in 1936. There he met Dorothy James of Monitor; they married Oct. 4, 1941, at the home of her uncle and aunt, Clarence and Betty James...
Alice Lorean Frealy (02/08/07)
Alice Lorean Frealy was born July 2, 1921, at Smithton, Ark., the daughter of Eugene Stanley Frealy and Maggie Fay Tyner Frealy, the fourth of 10 children. She died peacefully on Jan. 15, 2007 at the age of 85. She graduated from Doniphan High School in 1942. She joined the U.S. Navy in August 1943, and was a "code breaker" during World War II receiving a unit citation medal for the work they did. She left the Navy in April 1946...
Billy Wayne Ivey (02/08/07)
Billy Wayne Ivey, age 45, of Ozark Acres died Jan. 29, 2007, at his residence. Survivors include two brothers, Carl "Butch" Ivey of Mountain View, Joe Ivey of Blytheville; three sisters, Donna Mitchem of DeFuniah Springs, Fla., Diann Broom of Blytheville, and Betty Read of North Vernon, Ind...
Helen Sylvia Johnson (02/08/07)
Helen Sylvia Johnson, 85, a longtime Aberdeen, Wash., resident, died on Dec. 28, 2006. She was born in Ponder, Mo., March 20, 1921, the daughter of the late Grover and Winnie Snodgrass of Bardley, Mo., and into a family of five brothers and five sisters...
Nels E. Faught (02/08/07)
Nels E. Faught, 62, of Ash Flat, died Jan. 26, 2007, at the Ash Flat Healthcare Center. He was born on July 18, 1944, in Birmingham, Ala., the son of Nels Albert Faught and Mavia (McConnel) Faught. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked in sales for many years for Snap-On Tools before retiring...
Velma Spickler (02/08/07)
Velma Spickler, 94, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born June 25, 1912, in Virden, Ill. the daughter of the late John and Lela (Frantz) Flory. She died Jan. 29, 2007, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Horseshoe Bend, the Lions Auxiliary and the United Methodist Women...
Remi Nichole Ellis (02/08/07)
Remi Nichole Ellis, 5 months of Salem, died Jan. 25, 2007, in Salem. She was born Aug. 8, 2006, in Batesville, the daughter of Jamie Winsett and Justin Ellis. She is survived by her parents; one brother, Landon Cooper Winsett Ellis; maternal grandmother, Tess South of Salem; paternal grandmother, Sherie Ellis of Paragould; paternal grandfather Curtis Ellis of Ash Flat; paternal great-grandmother, Ruby Baldridge of Paragold; paternal great-grandparents, J.V. ...
James L. Wilson (02/08/07)
James L. Wilson, 61, of Cave City died Jan. 29, 2007, at his home. He was born July 11, 1945, at Calamine, Ark., the son of James Albert and Nannie Josephine (Clem) Wilson. He was a timber worker and a member of the Mount View Missionary Baptist Church...
Lillian K. Niles (02/08/07)
Lillian K. Niles, 81, of Cherokee Village, was born Jan. 8, 1926, in Memphis, Tenn., the daughter of Edward Roy Niles and Gertrude (Borum) Niles. She died Jan. 30 2007 at the Ash Flat Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was a retired school teacher and taught in the Shelby County School System in Memphis for many years...
Eunice Johnson (02/08/07)
Eunice Laverne Johnson, 67, of Alton, Mo., was born July 27, 1939, in Alton, Mo., and died Jan. 27, 2007. She was united in marriage to Noel Gene Johnson on Aug. 9, 1956. She enjoyed southern gospel and blue grass gospel music, was a very talented piano player, a very good seamstress and wonderful cook who enjoyed making special things for her family and friends...
Margery Huddle (02/08/07)
Margery Weeden Huddle, was born Jan. 17, 1916, in St. Joseph, Mo., the daughter of William Eugene Collins and Carrie May Larrabee Collins. She died on Jan. 28, 2007, in Cambridge, Minn., at the age of 91. She was united in marriage Jan. 2, 1934, in David City, Neb., to John W. Henson who preceded her in death...
William E. Cowden (02/08/07)
William E. Cowden, 79, of Alton, formerly of Hardy, died Feb. 2, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was born on May 4, 1927, in Gillespie, Ill., the son of John and Mary (Hanley) Cowden. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He worked many years in the trucking industry and in construction. He moved to Hardy in 1976, and lived there until moving to Alton three years ago. He attended services at the Shekinah Tabernacle in Wirth, Ark...
Samuel E. Cochran (02/08/07)
Samuel E. Cochran, 67, was born Sept. 26, 1939, in Camp, Ark., the son of Arch Cochran and Lora Martin Cochran. He died Jan. 26, 2007, in Springfield, Mo. He was a retired garment worker and photographer. He enjoyed the outdoors, both planting and harvesting...
Willow Anne Wentling (02/08/07)
Joe and Teri Wentling of Scottsdale, Ariz., announce the birth of their daughter, Willow Anne, born Dec. 21, 2006. She weighed 7 pounds, 15-1/2 ounces and was 21-3/4 inches long. She has a 2-year-old sister, Grace. Grandparents are Charles and Deloris Ward of Sturkie and Joe and Doris Wentling of Reading, Pa...
Hawlee Aleese Morris (02/08/07)
Todd and Amy Morris are the parents of a baby girl, Hawlee Aleese Morris, born Jan. 26, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 9 pounds, 2.8 ounces. She has one sibling, Daylee Morris. Maternal grandparents are James and Dean Casalman of Harrisburg, Ark., and Lynn and Vicky Pounders of Hardy...
Brody Allen Brogdon (02/08/07)
Allen and Ashley Brogdon of Hardy, are the parents of a baby boy. Brody Allen Brogdon was born at 7:47 p.m. on Dec. 29, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 9 pounds, 15.4 ounces and was 22 inches long. His sibling is Jessica, 15...
Stephens to celebrate 70th anniversary (02/08/07)
Raymond and Alma Stephens will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Feb. 10. They were married Feb. 10, 1937, at Elizabeth Ark.. Raymond was born in Oklahoma City and Alma was born in Severy, Kan. Raymond and Alma are the parents of seven children -- Lanetta Taylor of Viola, Junior Stephens of Seattle, Wash., Joyce Russell of Haskell, Ark., Rick Stephens of Cave City, Janet Cole of Benton, Ark., Jim Stephens of Brockwell and the late David Stephens...
Willow Anne Wentling (02/08/07)
Joe and Teri Wentling of Scottsdale, Ariz., announce the birth of their daughter, Willow Anne, born Dec. 21, 2006. She weighed 7 pounds, 15-1/2 ounces and was 21-3/4 inches long. She has a 2-year-old sister, Grace. Grandparents are Charles and Deloris Ward of Sturkie and Joe and Doris Wentling of Reading, Pa...
Stephens to celebrate 70th anniversary (02/08/07)
Raymond and Alma Stephens will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Feb. 10. They were married Feb. 10, 1937, at Elizabeth Ark.. Raymond was born in Oklahoma City and Alma was born in Severy, Kan. Raymond and Alma are the parents of seven children -- Lanetta Taylor of Viola, Junior Stephens of Seattle, Wash., Joyce Russell of Haskell, Ark., Rick Stephens of Cave City, Janet Cole of Benton, Ark., Jim Stephens of Brockwell and the late David Stephens...
Hawlee Aleese Morris (02/08/07)
Todd and Amy Morris are the parents of a baby girl, Hawlee Aleese Morris, born Jan. 26, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 9 pounds, 2.8 ounces. She has one sibling, Daylee Morris. Maternal grandparents are James and Dean Casalman of Harrisburg, Ark., and Lynn and Vicky Pounders of Hardy...
Brody Allen Brogdon (02/08/07)
Allen and Ashley Brogdon of Hardy, are the parents of a baby boy. Brody Allen Brogdon was born at 7:47 p.m. on Dec. 29, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 9 pounds, 15.4 ounces and was 22 inches long. His sibling is Jessica, 15...
Russell, Young exchange vows (02/08/07)
Joey and Shiela Russell, along with Harry and Sheila Young, announce the recent marriage of their children, Candace Russell and Clint Young, who were united in marriage Jan. 27. A reception to celebrate their marriage will be held at the Thayer Fun and Friends Center on Feb. 10 at 2 p.m...
Russell, Young exchange vows (02/08/07)
Joey and Shiela Russell, along with Harry and Sheila Young, announce the recent marriage of their children, Candace Russell and Clint Young, who were united in marriage Jan. 27. A reception to celebrate their marriage will be held at the Thayer Fun and Friends Center on Feb. 10 at 2 p.m...
Boldly Going Nowhere (02/08/07)
Politics is the art of looking for problems, finding them everywhere and coming up with nonsensical solutions. Every four years, we elect a new President who will spend two years as the leader of the free world, followed by two years of stalemate whereby politicians with big dreams and bigger egos wallow in a tug-of-war campaign to become one of the two ordained options to become the next leader of the free world...
Changes (02/08/07)
"The very key to our success has been our ability, foremost among nations, to preserve our lasting values by making change work for us rather than against us." - Ronald Reagan David Cox, our managing editor since 2001, accepted a job with the Paducah Sun in Paducah, Ky., and said goodbye to us on Jan. 31...
Changes (02/08/07)
"The very key to our success has been our ability, foremost among nations, to preserve our lasting values by making change work for us rather than against us." - Ronald Reagan David Cox, our managing editor since 2001, accepted a job with the Paducah Sun in Paducah, Ky., and said goodbye to us on Jan. 31...
Boldly Going Nowhere (02/08/07)
Politics is the art of looking for problems, finding them everywhere and coming up with nonsensical solutions. Every four years, we elect a new President who will spend two years as the leader of the free world, followed by two years of stalemate whereby politicians with big dreams and bigger egos wallow in a tug-of-war campaign to become one of the two ordained options to become the next leader of the free world...