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Stories from Thursday, February 22, 2007

Spiffed-up for a great cause (02/22/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Students at Mammoth Spring Elementary School worked together for a good cause last week by raising over $1,200 for the kids at St. Jude. "We didn't think our school did enough last year to help the patients at St. Jude, so our club came up with the idea of a fundraiser that would involve all the students at the school," said Bears Against Drugs (BAD) advisor Kim Ragsdale...
Classic airplanes to make stop at Horseshoe Bend (02/22/07)
SNAG -- Southern Navion Air Group -- will be gathering at Horseshoe Bend Airport for one of the group's annual fly-ins March 16, according to Mayor Bob Barnes. Barnes said he expects 15 to 25 of the vintage Navion aircraft to arrive in the city and participate in flying displays, plane rides and activities for the entire community. The group will continue with their tour March 18...
Disaster program set (02/22/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The community is invited to a disaster preparedness program Feb. 27. The meeting is sponsored by the Mammoth Spring VFW and Ladies Auxiliary. VFW Auxiliary President Dorthy Parks said the meeting will be held at the VFW building located on Highway 9 south of Salem and will start at 6:30 p.m...
Daily increase for Mammoth Spring schools (02/22/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring School Superintendent Ron Taylor gave the school board an update on daily average attendance at the Feb. 15 Mammoth Spring School Board meeting. The meeting was re-scheduled from Feb. 13 due to the district basketball tournament held at the school...
STRUCTURE FIRE (02/22/07)
Koshkonong and Thayer fire departments responded to a structure fire Feb. 19 on County Road 377 west of Thayer.
HIGH WATER (02/22/07)
Three to four inches of rain recently caused MoDOT to close the bridge on Highway 142 East over the Eleven Point River. Photo/ Thompson
Pharmacist catches fake prescription (02/22/07)
A questionable prescription led to the arrest of a Midway man at Leslie's Drug in Salem Feb. 12. Salem Police Chief Albert Roork said he was contacted by Pharmacist Tim Leslie after Leslie discovered 23-year-old Eric D. Turner had presented him with a fake narcotics prescription...
Trucks stolen (02/22/07)
Three different vehicles were stolen from three different Fulton County businesses in the early morning hours Feb. 17. Hill's Auto Sales, Cowart & Sons Used Cars and Equipment, and Leon's Cabinet Shop, all Salem-based businesses, were victims in a spree of destruction and theft, according to authorities...
Out it goes (02/22/07)
The first big food scare of 2007 is upon us -- the culprit is peanut butter. Feb. 15, one day after lovers around the nation consumed pounds of peanut butter confections, ConAgra Foods announced a "precautionary recall" of all Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butters whose lids are printed with product code 2111...
Salem woman killed in wreck ... (02/22/07)
WRECK: Fulton County emergency personnel work to remove a 2006 Toyota Corolla from a wooded area along state Highway 395 in Salem Feb. 19. The driver, 57-year-old Juanita Sue Calloway of Salem, died in the one-vehicle collision after she lost control of her vehicle, ran off the side of the road and traveled 214 feet before striking a tree. Photo/Jared...
Disaster program set (02/22/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The community is invited to a disaster preparedness program Feb. 27. The meeting is sponsored by the Mammoth Spring VFW and Ladies Auxiliary. VFW Auxiliary President Dorthy Parks said the meeting will be held at the VFW building located on Highway 9 south of Salem and will start at 6:30 p.m...
Classic airplanes to make stop at Horseshoe Bend (02/22/07)
SNAG -- Southern Navion Air Group -- will be gathering at Horseshoe Bend Airport for one of the group's annual fly-ins March 16, according to Mayor Bob Barnes. Barnes said he expects 15 to 25 of the vintage Navion aircraft to arrive in the city and participate in flying displays, plane rides and activities for the entire community. The group will continue with their tour March 18...
Pharmacist catches fake prescription (02/22/07)
A questionable prescription led to the arrest of a Midway man at Leslie's Drug in Salem Feb. 12. Salem Police Chief Albert Roork said he was contacted by Pharmacist Tim Leslie after Leslie discovered 23-year-old Eric D. Turner had presented him with a fake narcotics prescription...
Trucks stolen (02/22/07)
Three different vehicles were stolen from three different Fulton County businesses in the early morning hours Feb. 17. Hill's Auto Sales, Cowart & Sons Used Cars and Equipment, and Leon's Cabinet Shop, all Salem-based businesses, were victims in a spree of destruction and theft, according to authorities...
HIGH WATER (02/22/07)
Three to four inches of rain recently caused MoDOT to close the bridge on Highway 142 East over the Eleven Point River. Photo/ Thompson
Daily increase for Mammoth Spring schools (02/22/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring School Superintendent Ron Taylor gave the school board an update on daily average attendance at the Feb. 15 Mammoth Spring School Board meeting. The meeting was re-scheduled from Feb. 13 due to the district basketball tournament held at the school...
STRUCTURE FIRE (02/22/07)
Koshkonong and Thayer fire departments responded to a structure fire Feb. 19 on County Road 377 west of Thayer.
Spiffed-up for a great cause (02/22/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Students at Mammoth Spring Elementary School worked together for a good cause last week by raising over $1,200 for the kids at St. Jude. "We didn't think our school did enough last year to help the patients at St. Jude, so our club came up with the idea of a fundraiser that would involve all the students at the school," said Bears Against Drugs (BAD) advisor Kim Ragsdale...
Out it goes (02/22/07)
The first big food scare of 2007 is upon us -- the culprit is peanut butter. Feb. 15, one day after lovers around the nation consumed pounds of peanut butter confections, ConAgra Foods announced a "precautionary recall" of all Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butters whose lids are printed with product code 2111...
Salem woman killed in wreck ... (02/22/07)
WRECK: Fulton County emergency personnel work to remove a 2006 Toyota Corolla from a wooded area along state Highway 395 in Salem Feb. 19. The driver, 57-year-old Juanita Sue Calloway of Salem, died in the one-vehicle collision after she lost control of her vehicle, ran off the side of the road and traveled 214 feet before striking a tree. Photo/Jared...
RIDING IN PINK (02/22/07)
Bikers United members raised $718 for its first Pink Ribbon Ride to benefit the Ozarks Medical Center Cancer Treatment Center's Patient Emergency Fund. Members, from left, include: Lin and Sharon Jewell, Bobby Pankey, Dave Burleson; board members present: Rhonda Singletary, committee chair of the Pink Ribbon Ride, sitting on her pink and white Honda; Roy Peter president and Kristina Peter. ...
Park to present bluebird day (02/22/07)
Persons interested in eastern bluebirds are invited to Mammoth Spring State Park to learn about bluebirds and how to build a house for them. Bluebird Day will be March 17 at 10 a.m. Materials for bluebird boxes will be supplied by the Spring River Sportsman Club. Members will also be on hand to help everyone build a bluebird box...
Local artist's work to be featured (02/22/07)
The work of Mammoth Spring artist Shana Cochran will be featured at the Imperial Dinner Theatre in Pocahontas during the theater's production of "Noises Off." Cochran's art will be on display and available for sale in the lobby from Feb 24 to March 31...
Viola man takes position (02/22/07)
Sean Richmond of Viola, has taken a position in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, working as a meteorologist for The Weather Network. Richmond completed his degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia, but credits his love for science to his uncle, Bill Hilmes, and his high school science teacher, Joe Smith...
Park to present bluebird day (02/22/07)
Persons interested in eastern bluebirds are invited to Mammoth Spring State Park to learn about bluebirds and how to build a house for them. Bluebird Day will be March 17 at 10 a.m. Materials for bluebird boxes will be supplied by the Spring River Sportsman Club. Members will also be on hand to help everyone build a bluebird box...
Viola man takes position (02/22/07)
Sean Richmond of Viola, has taken a position in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, working as a meteorologist for The Weather Network. Richmond completed his degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia, but credits his love for science to his uncle, Bill Hilmes, and his high school science teacher, Joe Smith...
RIDING IN PINK (02/22/07)
Bikers United members raised $718 for its first Pink Ribbon Ride to benefit the Ozarks Medical Center Cancer Treatment Center's Patient Emergency Fund. Members, from left, include: Lin and Sharon Jewell, Bobby Pankey, Dave Burleson; board members present: Rhonda Singletary, committee chair of the Pink Ribbon Ride, sitting on her pink and white Honda; Roy Peter president and Kristina Peter. ...
Local artist's work to be featured (02/22/07)
The work of Mammoth Spring artist Shana Cochran will be featured at the Imperial Dinner Theatre in Pocahontas during the theater's production of "Noises Off." Cochran's art will be on display and available for sale in the lobby from Feb 24 to March 31...
Lady Bears close out Evening Shade hoops (02/22/07)
The last game in the long history of Evening Shade basketball took place Feb. 12 in the first round of the 1A-2 North District Tournament in Mammoth Spring. That last game turned out to be 54-29 loss for the Lady Tigers courtesy of the homestanding Lady Bears of Mammoth Spring...
Cougars cut through Pirates (02/22/07)
Based on their performance in the championship game of the 1A-2 South District Tournament Feb. 17 at Harold Ray Jeffery Gymnasium in Calico Rock, the Izard County Consolidated Cougars, should they be found in the tool aisle at the local hardware store, would most definitely be a buzz saw...
Tollenaar earns Player of Week honors at Drury (02/22/07)
Former Thayer Bobcat three-sport standout John Tollenaar was a big part of history Feb. 11 as the Drury University baseball team took the field for the first time in 35 years. Disbanding its baseball program after the 1972 season, the Panthers' 2007 squad announced it was back in a big way by sweeping a doubleheader from Truman State at Meadors Park in Springfield...
Bears seconds short in district (02/22/07)
It sure looked like 32 minutes would not be enough time to decide which team would take home the 1A-2 North District Tournament championship trophy Feb. 16. After all, the top-seeded Mammoth Spring Bears and second-seeded Viola Longhorns had split their two meetings during the regular season, and as suspected, the two squads battled to a virtual standstill through four periods of play in the district title game at Mammoth Spring Gymnasium...
Lady Cats crunch Cabool (02/22/07)
It was all Thayer from the get-go Feb. 12, as the Lady Bobcats blasted Cabool 58-12 in South Central Association play. The Lady Cats jumped in front 22-0 after the first period and hardly slowed on their way to a 46-point rout of Cabool. The Bobcats, too, passed by Cabool, although their Feb. 13 enter at The Pit was closer than that of their girl counterparts...
Cougars cut through Pirates (02/22/07)
Based on their performance in the championship game of the 1A-2 South District Tournament Feb. 17 at Harold Ray Jeffery Gymnasium in Calico Rock, the Izard County Consolidated Cougars, should they be found in the tool aisle at the local hardware store, would most definitely be a buzz saw...
Bears seconds short in district (02/22/07)
It sure looked like 32 minutes would not be enough time to decide which team would take home the 1A-2 North District Tournament championship trophy Feb. 16. After all, the top-seeded Mammoth Spring Bears and second-seeded Viola Longhorns had split their two meetings during the regular season, and as suspected, the two squads battled to a virtual standstill through four periods of play in the district title game at Mammoth Spring Gymnasium...
Tollenaar earns Player of Week honors at Drury (02/22/07)
Former Thayer Bobcat three-sport standout John Tollenaar was a big part of history Feb. 11 as the Drury University baseball team took the field for the first time in 35 years. Disbanding its baseball program after the 1972 season, the Panthers' 2007 squad announced it was back in a big way by sweeping a doubleheader from Truman State at Meadors Park in Springfield...
Lady Cats crunch Cabool (02/22/07)
It was all Thayer from the get-go Feb. 12, as the Lady Bobcats blasted Cabool 58-12 in South Central Association play. The Lady Cats jumped in front 22-0 after the first period and hardly slowed on their way to a 46-point rout of Cabool. The Bobcats, too, passed by Cabool, although their Feb. 13 enter at The Pit was closer than that of their girl counterparts...
Lady Bears close out Evening Shade hoops (02/22/07)
The last game in the long history of Evening Shade basketball took place Feb. 12 in the first round of the 1A-2 North District Tournament in Mammoth Spring. That last game turned out to be 54-29 loss for the Lady Tigers courtesy of the homestanding Lady Bears of Mammoth Spring...
Mary Louise Smith (02/22/07)
Mary Louise (Willie) Smith, age 80, of Cave City, died Feb. 12, 2007, at her home. She was born Dec. 17, 1926, at Union City Tenn., the daughter of Bernie and Lily (Jackson) Willie. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was precede in death by her parents; one son, Jimmie Ray Smith Jr.; and one brother, Jay Willie...
Opal Dillinger (02/22/07)
Opal Ione Moore Dillinger, 85, daughter of the late James Moore and Mary Lou Gaither Moore, was born Aug. 21, 1921, at Byron, Ark. She died Feb. 12, 2007, at Hospice House in the Ozarks in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Hayden Gerald Dillinger on Dec. 27, 1941...
Obie Taunton (02/22/07)
Obie Taunton, age 94, of Ash Flat died Feb. 16, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born March 31, 1912, in West Bay, Fla. He was united in marriage to Pauline Glenn on Sept. 3, 1965, in Lynn Haven, Fla. She preceded him in death on Jan. 14, 2007. He was a retired Pentecostal minister...
Lowell Roscoe Kinder (02/22/07)
Lowell Roscoe Kinder, 71, of Centerton, Ark., died Feb.16, 2007, at Regency Hospital in Springdale, Ark. He was born June 29, 1935. in Sturkie, Ark., the son of Thomas Roscoe and Leona Grace (Ball) Kinder. He was united in marriage to Berta Jean (Hammond) Kinder on July 9, 1953. To this union five children were born: Ronald Gale Kinder, Debra Jean Kinder, Steven Royce Kinder, Richard Dean Kinder and Linda Carol (Kinder) Rohrbach...
Carl David Godwin (02/22/07)
Carl David Godwin, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Ransom Elijah and Martila (Horton) Godwin, was born April 8, 1925, at Ash Flat, Ark., He died Feb. 13, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 81. He was united in marriage to Trellis Lorene Blankenship on Feb. 5, 1945, at Evening Shade, Ark., and to this union three children were born. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather...
Mary Ellen Reed (02/22/07)
Mary Ellen Reed, was born the daughter of John I. Sloan and Dessa Switzer Sloan on Jan. 30, 1931, in Thayer, Mo., and died Feb. 13, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 76 years. She was united in marriage April 1, 1949, in Mammoth Spring to Charles Reed who preceded her in death Jan. 13, 1998...
Arlie Mae Copeland (02/22/07)
Arlie Mae Copeland, daughter of William L. and Cora E. Bedwell Montgomery, was born on Oct. 31, 1910, in Mitchell, Ark. She died Feb. 11, 2007, at Camdenton, Windsor Estates in Camdenton, Mo. On Nov. 1, 1931, she was united in marriage to William E. Copeland, in Fulton County, Ark., and to this union one son, Donald, was born, who died at birth. Her husband also preceded her in death Aug. 7, 1967...
Betty Jane Hughes (02/22/07)
Betty Jane Hughes, 75, of Cherokee Village, died Feb. 12, 2007, at her residence. She was born Jan. 23, 1932, in Alexandria, Ind., the daughter of Jesse Phillips Hall and Sarah Jane (Jenkins) Hall. She was united in marriage to Richard Hughes on Feb. 10, 1951, in Alexandria, Ind...
Clayton I. Dissinger (02/22/07)
Clayton I. Dissinger, 86, of Williford, died Feb. 15, 2007 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. Dissinger was born March 18, 1920, in Bouton, Iowa, the son of John I. Dissinger and Alice (Kraus) Dissinger. He was a graduate of the Iowa State College with a degree in electrical engineering. He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during World War II. He moved to Cherokee Village in 1998 from Iowa...
Kitty Joe Harry (02/22/07)
Kitty Joe Harry, daughter of the late Luther Walker and Irene Butler Walker, was born, Feb. 7, 1923, at Armorel, Ark. She died Feb. 16, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 84 years. She was united in marriage to Harold Reginald Harry In March, 1937, at Armorel, Ark. To this union, four children were born. She was a homemaker and she was of the Baptist faith...
Glen Garrison (02/22/07)
Glen Garrison, age 64, of Hardy, formerly of Cabot, died Feb. 17, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Dec. 12, 1942, at Memphis, Tenn., the son of James and Pearl Barrett Garrison. He was united in marriage to Mary Rice on Nov. 26, 1964, in Helena, Ark...
Lowell Roscoe Kinder (02/22/07)
Lowell Roscoe Kinder, 71, of Centerton, Ark., died Feb.16, 2007, at Regency Hospital in Springdale, Ark. He was born June 29, 1935. in Sturkie, Ark., the son of Thomas Roscoe and Leona Grace (Ball) Kinder. He was united in marriage to Berta Jean (Hammond) Kinder on July 9, 1953. To this union five children were born: Ronald Gale Kinder, Debra Jean Kinder, Steven Royce Kinder, Richard Dean Kinder and Linda Carol (Kinder) Rohrbach...
Obie Taunton (02/22/07)
Obie Taunton, age 94, of Ash Flat died Feb. 16, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born March 31, 1912, in West Bay, Fla. He was united in marriage to Pauline Glenn on Sept. 3, 1965, in Lynn Haven, Fla. She preceded him in death on Jan. 14, 2007. He was a retired Pentecostal minister...
Carl David Godwin (02/22/07)
Carl David Godwin, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Ransom Elijah and Martila (Horton) Godwin, was born April 8, 1925, at Ash Flat, Ark., He died Feb. 13, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 81. He was united in marriage to Trellis Lorene Blankenship on Feb. 5, 1945, at Evening Shade, Ark., and to this union three children were born. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather...
Arlie Mae Copeland (02/22/07)
Arlie Mae Copeland, daughter of William L. and Cora E. Bedwell Montgomery, was born on Oct. 31, 1910, in Mitchell, Ark. She died Feb. 11, 2007, at Camdenton, Windsor Estates in Camdenton, Mo. On Nov. 1, 1931, she was united in marriage to William E. Copeland, in Fulton County, Ark., and to this union one son, Donald, was born, who died at birth. Her husband also preceded her in death Aug. 7, 1967...
Clayton I. Dissinger (02/22/07)
Clayton I. Dissinger, 86, of Williford, died Feb. 15, 2007 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. Dissinger was born March 18, 1920, in Bouton, Iowa, the son of John I. Dissinger and Alice (Kraus) Dissinger. He was a graduate of the Iowa State College with a degree in electrical engineering. He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during World War II. He moved to Cherokee Village in 1998 from Iowa...
Opal Dillinger (02/22/07)
Opal Ione Moore Dillinger, 85, daughter of the late James Moore and Mary Lou Gaither Moore, was born Aug. 21, 1921, at Byron, Ark. She died Feb. 12, 2007, at Hospice House in the Ozarks in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Hayden Gerald Dillinger on Dec. 27, 1941...
Kitty Joe Harry (02/22/07)
Kitty Joe Harry, daughter of the late Luther Walker and Irene Butler Walker, was born, Feb. 7, 1923, at Armorel, Ark. She died Feb. 16, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 84 years. She was united in marriage to Harold Reginald Harry In March, 1937, at Armorel, Ark. To this union, four children were born. She was a homemaker and she was of the Baptist faith...
Glen Garrison (02/22/07)
Glen Garrison, age 64, of Hardy, formerly of Cabot, died Feb. 17, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Dec. 12, 1942, at Memphis, Tenn., the son of James and Pearl Barrett Garrison. He was united in marriage to Mary Rice on Nov. 26, 1964, in Helena, Ark...
Betty Jane Hughes (02/22/07)
Betty Jane Hughes, 75, of Cherokee Village, died Feb. 12, 2007, at her residence. She was born Jan. 23, 1932, in Alexandria, Ind., the daughter of Jesse Phillips Hall and Sarah Jane (Jenkins) Hall. She was united in marriage to Richard Hughes on Feb. 10, 1951, in Alexandria, Ind...
Mary Louise Smith (02/22/07)
Mary Louise (Willie) Smith, age 80, of Cave City, died Feb. 12, 2007, at her home. She was born Dec. 17, 1926, at Union City Tenn., the daughter of Bernie and Lily (Jackson) Willie. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was precede in death by her parents; one son, Jimmie Ray Smith Jr.; and one brother, Jay Willie...
Mary Ellen Reed (02/22/07)
Mary Ellen Reed, was born the daughter of John I. Sloan and Dessa Switzer Sloan on Jan. 30, 1931, in Thayer, Mo., and died Feb. 13, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 76 years. She was united in marriage April 1, 1949, in Mammoth Spring to Charles Reed who preceded her in death Jan. 13, 1998...
Mia Claire-Elizabeth Duggins (02/22/07)
Shaun and Andrea Duggins are the parents of a baby girl, Mia Claire-Elizabeth. She was born at 8:58 p.m., Feb. 11, 2007, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 and 1/2 inches long. Her siblings are Taylor, 12; Tyler, 10, and Macie, 5. Grandparents are Buddy and Marilyn Langston and Johnnie and Beverly Duggins, all of West Plains...
Mathew James DuCharme (02/22/07)
Dwain and Jackie DuCharme of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Mathew James. He was born at 11:22 a.m., Feb. 12, 2007, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. His siblings are Madelyn, 11; Ciera, 6; Garrett, 4; Logan and Mickenzie, 2; and Skye, 10 months. His grandparent is Lindle Tarlton of Winona...
Dana Marie Garrison (02/22/07)
Steven and Becky Garrison announce the birth of their daughter, Dana Marie Garrison, born at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home on Dec. 19, 2006. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20-3/4 inches long. Dana is also welcomed by her big sister, Kerrby Taylor, of Jonesboro; grandparents Steve and Rochelle Garrison of Salem and Gale and Diane Plumlee of Mountain Home; great-grandparents are Joe and Shirley Barker of Lakeview, Ark., and Lucille Garrison of Myrtle, Mo...
Logan Cole Brock (02/22/07)
Brian Brock and Jamie Ruth of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Logan Cole Brock. He was born at 1:20 p.m., Feb. 11, 2007, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. His siblings are Nathan and Gina. Grandparents are Sherri L. Carson of Mountain Home, Ark., and Lester and Kathy Brock of Alton...
Sierra Elizabeth Bradford (02/22/07)
Shannon Bradford of West Plains is the mother of a baby girl, Sierra Elizabeth Bradford. She was born at 8:08 a.m., Feb. 11, 2007, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo.. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long. Her siblings are Hayden Lynn, 8, and Kenndey Dawn, 2. Grandparents are Mike Bradford and Regina Bradford of Morrilton, Ark...
Mia Claire-Elizabeth Duggins (02/22/07)
Shaun and Andrea Duggins are the parents of a baby girl, Mia Claire-Elizabeth. She was born at 8:58 p.m., Feb. 11, 2007, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 and 1/2 inches long. Her siblings are Taylor, 12; Tyler, 10, and Macie, 5. Grandparents are Buddy and Marilyn Langston and Johnnie and Beverly Duggins, all of West Plains...
Dana Marie Garrison (02/22/07)
Steven and Becky Garrison announce the birth of their daughter, Dana Marie Garrison, born at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home on Dec. 19, 2006. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20-3/4 inches long. Dana is also welcomed by her big sister, Kerrby Taylor, of Jonesboro; grandparents Steve and Rochelle Garrison of Salem and Gale and Diane Plumlee of Mountain Home; great-grandparents are Joe and Shirley Barker of Lakeview, Ark., and Lucille Garrison of Myrtle, Mo...
Logan Cole Brock (02/22/07)
Brian Brock and Jamie Ruth of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Logan Cole Brock. He was born at 1:20 p.m., Feb. 11, 2007, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. His siblings are Nathan and Gina. Grandparents are Sherri L. Carson of Mountain Home, Ark., and Lester and Kathy Brock of Alton...
Sierra Elizabeth Bradford (02/22/07)
Shannon Bradford of West Plains is the mother of a baby girl, Sierra Elizabeth Bradford. She was born at 8:08 a.m., Feb. 11, 2007, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo.. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long. Her siblings are Hayden Lynn, 8, and Kenndey Dawn, 2. Grandparents are Mike Bradford and Regina Bradford of Morrilton, Ark...
Mathew James DuCharme (02/22/07)
Dwain and Jackie DuCharme of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Mathew James. He was born at 11:22 a.m., Feb. 12, 2007, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. His siblings are Madelyn, 11; Ciera, 6; Garrett, 4; Logan and Mickenzie, 2; and Skye, 10 months. His grandparent is Lindle Tarlton of Winona...
Couple to exchange vows (02/22/07)
Angela Berry and Trent Kinder of West Plains will be united in marriage on March 17 at 2 p.m. at Township Line Church, South Highway 17 in West Plains. Kinder is the son of the late Bobby Kinder and Diane and Darryl Etheridge of West Plains. Friends and family are invited to attend...
Couple to exchange vows (02/22/07)
Angela Berry and Trent Kinder of West Plains will be united in marriage on March 17 at 2 p.m. at Township Line Church, South Highway 17 in West Plains. Kinder is the son of the late Bobby Kinder and Diane and Darryl Etheridge of West Plains. Friends and family are invited to attend...
Buntings to celebrate 50th anniversary (02/22/07)
Arvil Lee Bunting and Bonnie June Lee Bunting will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 23. The couple will celebrate by renewing their wedding vows Feb. 24 at the Myron Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Rev. Clower officiating. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall. Family and friends are invited. No gifts please...
Buntings to celebrate 50th anniversary (02/22/07)
Arvil Lee Bunting and Bonnie June Lee Bunting will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 23. The couple will celebrate by renewing their wedding vows Feb. 24 at the Myron Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Rev. Clower officiating. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall. Family and friends are invited. No gifts please...
Boldly Going Nowhere (02/22/07)
Lao Tzu Proverb: "The journey of a thousand miles starts with one step." Around 500 BC, Socrates developed a political and ethical philosophy in Greece, Pythagoras founded a mathematical, astronomical and philosophical society in Greece, Buddha expounded about Dharma and Nirvana in India, and Lao Tzu wrote the Tao Te Ching in China. It was an epoch of great intellectual and mystical evolution...
Got picture? We want it. (02/22/07)
You may be familiar with a couple of publications we've put together recently -- the salute to veterans and the Fulton County Newcomers' Guide you received with your newspaper last week. These magazines, with full color formats are very popular with our readers and advertisers. They're the type of publication you save as a keepsake after it's read -- instead of pitching it in the recycle bin...
Strain a gnat (02/22/07)
There is an old Biblical saying abut straining a gnat and swallowing a camel. It means that people will ignore the grossest miscarriage of justice while bringing down the hammer of justice to punish the smallest of infractions. It happened not long ago when a little boy of early elementary age was charged with sexual harassment for kissing a classmate on the cheek. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (02/22/07)
Lao Tzu Proverb: "The journey of a thousand miles starts with one step." Around 500 BC, Socrates developed a political and ethical philosophy in Greece, Pythagoras founded a mathematical, astronomical and philosophical society in Greece, Buddha expounded about Dharma and Nirvana in India, and Lao Tzu wrote the Tao Te Ching in China. It was an epoch of great intellectual and mystical evolution...
Strain a gnat (02/22/07)
There is an old Biblical saying abut straining a gnat and swallowing a camel. It means that people will ignore the grossest miscarriage of justice while bringing down the hammer of justice to punish the smallest of infractions. It happened not long ago when a little boy of early elementary age was charged with sexual harassment for kissing a classmate on the cheek. ...
Got picture? We want it. (02/22/07)
You may be familiar with a couple of publications we've put together recently -- the salute to veterans and the Fulton County Newcomers' Guide you received with your newspaper last week. These magazines, with full color formats are very popular with our readers and advertisers. They're the type of publication you save as a keepsake after it's read -- instead of pitching it in the recycle bin...