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Stories from Thursday, March 8, 2007

Drive Through Mail Service? (03/08/07)
Drive Through Mail Service? Melbourne postal workers survey the damage that resulted after Earlene McCollum of Melbourne drove her vehicle through the entrance of the city's post office March 1. During the incident Ellen Neeley, 76, also of Melbourne became pinned under McCollum's vehicle. ...
High winds, hail cause little damage (03/08/07)
High winds and large hail ripped through Oregon County during the early morning hours Feb. 28. The Oregon County Sheriff's Department reports there were no injuries due to the storm that traveled through the county between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Oregon County Sheriff Tim Ward said he knew of only one fallen tree in the county due to high winds. That was just south of Alton on County Road 206 at the Mark Newman home...
New look, equipment for Thayer Police (03/08/07)
Officers with the Thayer Police Department have been busy the past few months doing more than arresting criminals and keeping the peace. They have been upgrading equipment and uniforms. Thayer Police Chief Frank Bernard took over the duties of police chief the first of the year after the retirement of Chief Gene Hatman. Hatman served as police chief for 17 years...
After 39 years (03/08/07)
Imagine. You volunteer to go to a place where constant violence is a way of life. In this place everyone hates you -- and you know it. You are always cautious, always anticipating an attack. Then, one day you sacrifice yourself, stepping into the line of enemy fire to shield fellow comrades...
Medical Assistance Program may end (03/08/07)
After a year of helping 127 local residents save $648,260 in prescription medications, the Fulton County Medical Assistance Program (MAP) is in trouble.The program's coordinator, Mary Worthen, said there are no grant proposals, and funds are running low. ...
Schools prepared (03/08/07)
The Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the National Weather Service, local emergency preparedness directors and all four school districts in Oregon County will be participating in a statewide severe weather drill this month. The date set by the state for the drill is March 13, but due to some of the school districts being out of school that week for spring break, their drills have been scheduled for either before or after March 13...
Viola mother charged (03/08/07)
A 4-year-old child has been taken into protective custody after a Baxter County resident saw him roaming along state Highway 201 North, unsupervised, during the early morning hours March 1. His mother, Jessica S. Sanders, 26, of Viola has been charged with endangering the welfare of a minor...
Statewide weather drill set (03/08/07)
According to the National Weather Service (NWS) Missouri experienced a record year with 102 tornadoes in 2006. To help Missouri's citizens prepare for the spring severe weather season, the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the NWS, and local emergency management directors will conduct a statewide severe weather tornado drill at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 13...
Statewide weather drill set (03/08/07)
According to the National Weather Service (NWS) Missouri experienced a record year with 102 tornadoes in 2006. To help Missouri's citizens prepare for the spring severe weather season, the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the NWS, and local emergency management directors will conduct a statewide severe weather tornado drill at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 13...
Viola mother charged (03/08/07)
A 4-year-old child has been taken into protective custody after a Baxter County resident saw him roaming along state Highway 201 North, unsupervised, during the early morning hours March 1. His mother, Jessica S. Sanders, 26, of Viola has been charged with endangering the welfare of a minor...
Schools prepared (03/08/07)
The Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the National Weather Service, local emergency preparedness directors and all four school districts in Oregon County will be participating in a statewide severe weather drill this month. The date set by the state for the drill is March 13, but due to some of the school districts being out of school that week for spring break, their drills have been scheduled for either before or after March 13...
After 39 years (03/08/07)
Imagine. You volunteer to go to a place where constant violence is a way of life. In this place everyone hates you -- and you know it. You are always cautious, always anticipating an attack. Then, one day you sacrifice yourself, stepping into the line of enemy fire to shield fellow comrades...
Medical Assistance Program may end (03/08/07)
After a year of helping 127 local residents save $648,260 in prescription medications, the Fulton County Medical Assistance Program (MAP) is in trouble.The program's coordinator, Mary Worthen, said there are no grant proposals, and funds are running low. ...
New look, equipment for Thayer Police (03/08/07)
Officers with the Thayer Police Department have been busy the past few months doing more than arresting criminals and keeping the peace. They have been upgrading equipment and uniforms. Thayer Police Chief Frank Bernard took over the duties of police chief the first of the year after the retirement of Chief Gene Hatman. Hatman served as police chief for 17 years...
High winds, hail cause little damage (03/08/07)
High winds and large hail ripped through Oregon County during the early morning hours Feb. 28. The Oregon County Sheriff's Department reports there were no injuries due to the storm that traveled through the county between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Oregon County Sheriff Tim Ward said he knew of only one fallen tree in the county due to high winds. That was just south of Alton on County Road 206 at the Mark Newman home...
Drive Through Mail Service? (03/08/07)
Drive Through Mail Service? Melbourne postal workers survey the damage that resulted after Earlene McCollum of Melbourne drove her vehicle through the entrance of the city's post office March 1. During the incident Ellen Neeley, 76, also of Melbourne became pinned under McCollum's vehicle. ...
Coleman named to BRMC board (03/08/07)
Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation has announced that Mel Coleman, John Dyess and Norene Prososki have been named to its board of directors. Coleman is CEO of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative and lives in Salem. He joined NAEC in 1988 as manager of member services and in 1998 was promoted to assistant general manager. He became CEO in January 2001...
Student received national honor (03/08/07)
The United States Achievement Academy has announced that John Guffey from Gepp, Ark., has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student Award winner. Guffey, who attends Viola Schools, will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's official yearbook which is published nationally...
League to hold meeting (03/08/07)
The South Central Chapter of the Missouri League of the South will hold its monthly meeting March 15 at 6 p.m. at Shoney's in West Plains. The topic of this month's meeting will be Institute on the Constitution -- Session 1. The Institute on the Constitution is an educational effort consisting of 12 sessions with a different session every three or four months. This is the first session and will provide insight into the foundational principles of America and the difficulties it faces....
Coleman named to BRMC board (03/08/07)
Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation has announced that Mel Coleman, John Dyess and Norene Prososki have been named to its board of directors. Coleman is CEO of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative and lives in Salem. He joined NAEC in 1988 as manager of member services and in 1998 was promoted to assistant general manager. He became CEO in January 2001...
Student received national honor (03/08/07)
The United States Achievement Academy has announced that John Guffey from Gepp, Ark., has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student Award winner. Guffey, who attends Viola Schools, will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's official yearbook which is published nationally...
League to hold meeting (03/08/07)
The South Central Chapter of the Missouri League of the South will hold its monthly meeting March 15 at 6 p.m. at Shoney's in West Plains. The topic of this month's meeting will be Institute on the Constitution -- Session 1. The Institute on the Constitution is an educational effort consisting of 12 sessions with a different session every three or four months. This is the first session and will provide insight into the foundational principles of America and the difficulties it faces....
Oh, so close (03/08/07)
Sometimes the difference between a good team and a great team can be razor thin. Great teams can certainly dominate the action, but they can also find a way to get things done when the going is tighter. Such is the case with the Doniphan Donettes and the Alton Lady Comets...
Wicked Wickes stops Calico Rock (03/08/07)
As a three-time member of the Class 1A All-State Basketball Tournament team, including her 2004 MVP performance as a freshman, its safe to say Wicke's Lakyn Garrison loves to get her hands on the competition come early March. And Garrison's fingerprints were all over her Lady Warriors' 66-48 win over Calico Rock in the Class 1A Final Four March 3 at Yellowjacket Arena in Clinton...
Couch plundered by Lady Pirates (03/08/07)
Quicker and slicker than a band of pickpockets. That might be a good way to describe the Norwood Lady Pirates. Moving up and down the court in free-wheeling style, the second-seeded Lady Pirates topped the third-seeded Couch Lady Indians (23-5) 55-29 in the semi-final round of the Class 2 District 9 Tournament Feb. 28 at Mansfield High School...
Eagles outrun ICC (03/08/07)
Spending even just a few minutes in the stands at any one of the Izard County Consolidated Cougars' 30 wins this year would tell you that the Cougars are an exceptionally dangerous team when they get into the open court. The same could probably be said about the Fayetteville Christian Eagles...
Couch plundered by Lady Pirates (03/08/07)
Quicker and slicker than a band of pickpockets. That might be a good way to describe the Norwood Lady Pirates. Moving up and down the court in free-wheeling style, the second-seeded Lady Pirates topped the third-seeded Couch Lady Indians (23-5) 55-29 in the semi-final round of the Class 2 District 9 Tournament Feb. 28 at Mansfield High School...
Wicked Wickes stops Calico Rock (03/08/07)
As a three-time member of the Class 1A All-State Basketball Tournament team, including her 2004 MVP performance as a freshman, its safe to say Wicke's Lakyn Garrison loves to get her hands on the competition come early March. And Garrison's fingerprints were all over her Lady Warriors' 66-48 win over Calico Rock in the Class 1A Final Four March 3 at Yellowjacket Arena in Clinton...
Eagles outrun ICC (03/08/07)
Spending even just a few minutes in the stands at any one of the Izard County Consolidated Cougars' 30 wins this year would tell you that the Cougars are an exceptionally dangerous team when they get into the open court. The same could probably be said about the Fayetteville Christian Eagles...
Oh, so close (03/08/07)
Sometimes the difference between a good team and a great team can be razor thin. Great teams can certainly dominate the action, but they can also find a way to get things done when the going is tighter. Such is the case with the Doniphan Donettes and the Alton Lady Comets...
Beverly "Bev" Wray (03/08/07)
Beverly J. "Bev" Wray, 80, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Feb. 12, 2007. He was born June 11, 1926, in Wild Cherry, Ark., the son of David and Stella Baker Wray. He was a heating and air-conditioning technician for 37 years for Peerless, Space Conditioning and Butler-Mutz, retiring in 1991. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served in World War II...
Joan L. Mason Perkins (03/08/07)
Joan L. Mason Perkins, of Horseshoe Bend, 75, died Feb. 27, 2007, at her home in Horseshoe Bend. She was born Jan. 12, 1932, in San Francisco, Calif., the daughter of the late Walter F. Mason and Helen (Leazer) Mason. She retired after 28 years employed as an independent insurance agent. She was a member of the International Ministerial Association (IMA) and was of the Apostolic faith. She was a graduate of the Bethany Bible School...
Nina Williams (03/08/07)
Nina Williams died Feb. 21, 2007, at the age of 102. She was born Dec. 17, 1904, and was raised in Mammoth Spring, where she met her late husband John T. Williams. One of her greatest joys was raising her only daughter, Betty Jeane Dasbach, who preceded her in death...
Thomas Charles Steele (03/08/07)
Thomas Charles Steele, 56, of Cherokee Village, died March 2, 2007, at his residence. He was born June 15, 1950 in Le Mars, Iowa, the son of Claire Steele and Jane (Peters) Steele. He worked for many years as an auto dealer in his own dealership before retiring. He was a member of the American Legion, the Masonic Lodge (Floyd Lodge), the Knights Templar and the Abu Beke Shrine Temple. He moved to Cherokee Village four years ago from Kimball, Neb...
Helen Rose Denton (03/08/07)
Helen Rose Jenkins Hall Denton, 98, was born Nov. 12, 1908, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bailey Jenkins at Couch, Mo. She was married to Larry Hall in 1922, and they had one child, Damon, born in 1924. She worked as a housewife and homemaker for most of her life and then became chief cook for an Oklahoma School District. She was known for her fishing prowess, desserts and famous for her sugar cookies. She married George Denton in Oklahoma after the death of her first husband...
Gertrude L. (Boots) Boehmler (03/08/07)
Gertrude L. (Boots) Boehmler died March 1, 2007. She was born Jan. 18, 1922, in Amesbury, Mass., the third daughter of Ivory and Edith Scribner. She grew up and graduated from high school in Amesbury, Mass. She then attended and graduated in 1943 from Antioch College with a bachelor's of arts degree. ...
Charles W. King (03/08/07)
Charles W. King, 89, was known throughout Northwest-ern Arkansas as the Jewelry Man. A true Rockhound he polished stones and made earrings, rings, necklaces and bracelets sold for over 30 years in Hardy's Craft Mall, the Ozark Folk Center and Dulcimer Shop, Mammoth Spring State Park, and at craft fairs in malls and towns all around. At one time he and his wife ran the White Horse Gift Shop by the bridge outside of Hardy...
Dorotha Leone Hogan (03/08/07)
Dorotha Leone Hogan, 94, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Feb. 25, 2007, at her residence. She was born June 28, 1912, in Foster, Ind., the daughter of Ernest and Iva Gouty Moundy. She was a homemaker and a member of the Catlin Church of Christ in Catlin, Ill...
Betty Darlene Martin (03/08/07)
Betty Darlene Martin, of Salem, daughter of the late Carl Jackson and Amanda Lorraine (McElmurry) Wallace, was born Dec. 21 1943, in Shafter, Calif. She died March 3, 2007, at the Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 63. She was united in marriage to Paul Gene Martin on July 22, 1960, at Salem, and to this union three children were born. ...
Kenneth Robert Larson (03/08/07)
Kenneth Robert Larson, was born the son of Ollie Larson and Sophia Sanders Larson on May 22, 1926, in Curlew, Iowa. He died Feb. 26, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 80. He was united in marriage on Jan. 2, 1947, in Emmetsburg, Iowa, to Ann Slattery...
Bernice Hutchinson (03/08/07)
Bernice Tressie Hutchinson, 91, of West Plains, Mo., died Feb. 24, 2007, at her home. She was born April 12, 1915, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of John Edward Soloman Shoemaker and Vesta Leora Soloman Shoemaker. She received her education in the schools of Kansas City, Kan. and on Aug. 29, 1937, was married at Thayer, Mo., to Oren Hutchinson...
Ruth E. Crain (03/08/07)
Ruth E. Crain, of Salem, daughter of the late Taylor Wood Stuart and Mary Elizabeth Franks Stuart, was born on Aug. 19, 1909, in Oxford, Ark. She died Feb. 28, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 97. She was a homemaker and a faithful member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church at Union...
Faye Kuykendall (03/08/07)
Faye Kuykendall, of Violet Hill, Ark., daughter of the late James and Minnie (Yancey) Adams, was born March 9, 1916, in Lodi, Okla. She died Feb. 25, 2007, at the Pioneer Nursing and Rehab Center in Melbourne at the age of 90. She was united in marriage to Ethan Lee Kuykendall on June 4, 1932, at Lodi, Okla., and to this union, three sons were born...
Dorman Steelman (03/08/07)
Dorman Lloyd Steelman, 81, died March 1, 2007, at the Salem Memorial District Hospital in Salem, Mo. He was born Feb. 17, 1926, in Cedar Grove, Mo. Steelman was the oldest of 10 children born to Reamy and Erma Steelman. His first eight years of education were in a one-room schoolhouse on the banks of the Current River and he graduated from Eminence High School in 1944...
Mabel Groskreutz (03/08/07)
Mabel Louise Groskreutz, 86, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Madison, Wis., died Feb. 20, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born March 11, 1920, in Wall, S.D., the daughter of Anthony and Phoebe Pearl (Pixler) Sawvell. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jack and Sue Soden of Cherokee Village; a granddaughter, Michelle Harper of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a grandson and wife, Brian and Jolynne Soden of Miami, Fla.; and five great-grandchildren...
James "Jim" Henley (03/08/07)
James "Jim" Stephen Henley, of Salem, son of Marvelee Joyce (Crabtree) Henley and the late James Ellsworth Henley was born Oct. 15, 1965, in McAlester, Okla. He died Feb. 27, 2007, at his home in Salem, at the age of 41. He was a loving father and grandfather. He worked as a clinical coordinator and Nursing IT project manager for the Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Bernice Walker Smith (03/08/07)
Bernice Walker Smith, 87, of Glencoe died Feb. 20, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 12, 1919, in Wiseman, the daughter of Alex Hull Walker and Ruth Elizabeth (Morton) Walker. She married Lowell Dean Smith, Nov. 23, 1940. She was a homemaker, dairy farmer and a lifetime member of the Assembly of God Church...
Mabel Groskreutz (03/08/07)
Mabel Louise Groskreutz, 86, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Madison, Wis., died Feb. 20, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born March 11, 1920, in Wall, S.D., the daughter of Anthony and Phoebe Pearl (Pixler) Sawvell. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jack and Sue Soden of Cherokee Village; a granddaughter, Michelle Harper of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a grandson and wife, Brian and Jolynne Soden of Miami, Fla.; and five great-grandchildren...
Bernice Hutchinson (03/08/07)
Bernice Tressie Hutchinson, 91, of West Plains, Mo., died Feb. 24, 2007, at her home. She was born April 12, 1915, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of John Edward Soloman Shoemaker and Vesta Leora Soloman Shoemaker. She received her education in the schools of Kansas City, Kan. and on Aug. 29, 1937, was married at Thayer, Mo., to Oren Hutchinson...
Nina Williams (03/08/07)
Nina Williams died Feb. 21, 2007, at the age of 102. She was born Dec. 17, 1904, and was raised in Mammoth Spring, where she met her late husband John T. Williams. One of her greatest joys was raising her only daughter, Betty Jeane Dasbach, who preceded her in death...
Faye Kuykendall (03/08/07)
Faye Kuykendall, of Violet Hill, Ark., daughter of the late James and Minnie (Yancey) Adams, was born March 9, 1916, in Lodi, Okla. She died Feb. 25, 2007, at the Pioneer Nursing and Rehab Center in Melbourne at the age of 90. She was united in marriage to Ethan Lee Kuykendall on June 4, 1932, at Lodi, Okla., and to this union, three sons were born...
Joan L. Mason Perkins (03/08/07)
Joan L. Mason Perkins, of Horseshoe Bend, 75, died Feb. 27, 2007, at her home in Horseshoe Bend. She was born Jan. 12, 1932, in San Francisco, Calif., the daughter of the late Walter F. Mason and Helen (Leazer) Mason. She retired after 28 years employed as an independent insurance agent. She was a member of the International Ministerial Association (IMA) and was of the Apostolic faith. She was a graduate of the Bethany Bible School...
Ruth E. Crain (03/08/07)
Ruth E. Crain, of Salem, daughter of the late Taylor Wood Stuart and Mary Elizabeth Franks Stuart, was born on Aug. 19, 1909, in Oxford, Ark. She died Feb. 28, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 97. She was a homemaker and a faithful member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church at Union...
Kenneth Robert Larson (03/08/07)
Kenneth Robert Larson, was born the son of Ollie Larson and Sophia Sanders Larson on May 22, 1926, in Curlew, Iowa. He died Feb. 26, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 80. He was united in marriage on Jan. 2, 1947, in Emmetsburg, Iowa, to Ann Slattery...
James "Jim" Henley (03/08/07)
James "Jim" Stephen Henley, of Salem, son of Marvelee Joyce (Crabtree) Henley and the late James Ellsworth Henley was born Oct. 15, 1965, in McAlester, Okla. He died Feb. 27, 2007, at his home in Salem, at the age of 41. He was a loving father and grandfather. He worked as a clinical coordinator and Nursing IT project manager for the Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Bernice Walker Smith (03/08/07)
Bernice Walker Smith, 87, of Glencoe died Feb. 20, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 12, 1919, in Wiseman, the daughter of Alex Hull Walker and Ruth Elizabeth (Morton) Walker. She married Lowell Dean Smith, Nov. 23, 1940. She was a homemaker, dairy farmer and a lifetime member of the Assembly of God Church...
Charles W. King (03/08/07)
Charles W. King, 89, was known throughout Northwest-ern Arkansas as the Jewelry Man. A true Rockhound he polished stones and made earrings, rings, necklaces and bracelets sold for over 30 years in Hardy's Craft Mall, the Ozark Folk Center and Dulcimer Shop, Mammoth Spring State Park, and at craft fairs in malls and towns all around. At one time he and his wife ran the White Horse Gift Shop by the bridge outside of Hardy...
Beverly "Bev" Wray (03/08/07)
Beverly J. "Bev" Wray, 80, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Feb. 12, 2007. He was born June 11, 1926, in Wild Cherry, Ark., the son of David and Stella Baker Wray. He was a heating and air-conditioning technician for 37 years for Peerless, Space Conditioning and Butler-Mutz, retiring in 1991. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served in World War II...
Gertrude L. (Boots) Boehmler (03/08/07)
Gertrude L. (Boots) Boehmler died March 1, 2007. She was born Jan. 18, 1922, in Amesbury, Mass., the third daughter of Ivory and Edith Scribner. She grew up and graduated from high school in Amesbury, Mass. She then attended and graduated in 1943 from Antioch College with a bachelor's of arts degree. ...
Dorman Steelman (03/08/07)
Dorman Lloyd Steelman, 81, died March 1, 2007, at the Salem Memorial District Hospital in Salem, Mo. He was born Feb. 17, 1926, in Cedar Grove, Mo. Steelman was the oldest of 10 children born to Reamy and Erma Steelman. His first eight years of education were in a one-room schoolhouse on the banks of the Current River and he graduated from Eminence High School in 1944...
Betty Darlene Martin (03/08/07)
Betty Darlene Martin, of Salem, daughter of the late Carl Jackson and Amanda Lorraine (McElmurry) Wallace, was born Dec. 21 1943, in Shafter, Calif. She died March 3, 2007, at the Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 63. She was united in marriage to Paul Gene Martin on July 22, 1960, at Salem, and to this union three children were born. ...
Thomas Charles Steele (03/08/07)
Thomas Charles Steele, 56, of Cherokee Village, died March 2, 2007, at his residence. He was born June 15, 1950 in Le Mars, Iowa, the son of Claire Steele and Jane (Peters) Steele. He worked for many years as an auto dealer in his own dealership before retiring. He was a member of the American Legion, the Masonic Lodge (Floyd Lodge), the Knights Templar and the Abu Beke Shrine Temple. He moved to Cherokee Village four years ago from Kimball, Neb...
Helen Rose Denton (03/08/07)
Helen Rose Jenkins Hall Denton, 98, was born Nov. 12, 1908, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bailey Jenkins at Couch, Mo. She was married to Larry Hall in 1922, and they had one child, Damon, born in 1924. She worked as a housewife and homemaker for most of her life and then became chief cook for an Oklahoma School District. She was known for her fishing prowess, desserts and famous for her sugar cookies. She married George Denton in Oklahoma after the death of her first husband...
Dorotha Leone Hogan (03/08/07)
Dorotha Leone Hogan, 94, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Feb. 25, 2007, at her residence. She was born June 28, 1912, in Foster, Ind., the daughter of Ernest and Iva Gouty Moundy. She was a homemaker and a member of the Catlin Church of Christ in Catlin, Ill...
Robert James Wrenfrow (03/08/07)
Travis and Jennifer Wrenfrow of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Robert James. He was born at 8:58 a.m. Feb. 17, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 1/2 ounces. and was 21 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Robert and Ramona (no last name given) of Thayer; Lieanna Wilkerson of Whitehouse, Texas, and Travis E. and Jackie Wrenfrow of Thayer...
Adeline Lynn-Louise Cypret (03/08/07)
Johnny and Amy Cypret of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Adeline Lynn-Louise, born Feb. 22, 2007, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 7 pounds, 13.5 ounces and was welcomed by her brother, Lance. Maternal grandparents are Van and Diane Garrison of Thayer. Paternal grandparents are Janet and Steve Alford of Thayer. Great-grandparents are Ruby and Jerome Armour; Nadine and Charlie Goodwin, Neva Tucker, and Asa Garrison Jr...
Katie Lynn Padgett (03/08/07)
Robert Padgett and Elizabeth Knopfel of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Katie Lynn Padgett. She was born at 9:56 a.m. Feb. 18, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 22 1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Paton, 2. Grandparents are Herman and Donna Knopfel of Murray, Ky.; and Robert and Pam Padgett of Alton...
Haylee Jane Drexler (03/08/07)
Brandon Drexler and Samantha Miley of Birch Tree are the parents of a baby girl, Haylee Jane Drexler. She was born at 12:34 p.m. Feb. 22, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo.. She weighed 7 pounds and was 20 1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Jayden, 3. Grandparents are Kevin and Tammy Miley; Wendy Miley and Tom Freeman; Kenny Drexler, Jennifer McAfee, all of Birch Tree; and Nina Drexler of Clinton, Okla...
Colton James Lamb (03/08/07)
Tyler Lamb and Amie Smiedala of Myrtle are the parents of a baby boy, Colton James Lamb. He was born at 7:59 p.m. Feb. 20, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 9 pounds, 7 1/2 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Ted and Zina Smiedala of Myrtle and Tom and Joan Lamb of Alton...
Robert James Wrenfrow (03/08/07)
Travis and Jennifer Wrenfrow of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Robert James. He was born at 8:58 a.m. Feb. 17, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 1/2 ounces. and was 21 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Robert and Ramona (no last name given) of Thayer; Lieanna Wilkerson of Whitehouse, Texas, and Travis E. and Jackie Wrenfrow of Thayer...
Adeline Lynn-Louise Cypret (03/08/07)
Johnny and Amy Cypret of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Adeline Lynn-Louise, born Feb. 22, 2007, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 7 pounds, 13.5 ounces and was welcomed by her brother, Lance. Maternal grandparents are Van and Diane Garrison of Thayer. Paternal grandparents are Janet and Steve Alford of Thayer. Great-grandparents are Ruby and Jerome Armour; Nadine and Charlie Goodwin, Neva Tucker, and Asa Garrison Jr...
Katie Lynn Padgett (03/08/07)
Robert Padgett and Elizabeth Knopfel of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Katie Lynn Padgett. She was born at 9:56 a.m. Feb. 18, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 22 1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Paton, 2. Grandparents are Herman and Donna Knopfel of Murray, Ky.; and Robert and Pam Padgett of Alton...
Colton James Lamb (03/08/07)
Tyler Lamb and Amie Smiedala of Myrtle are the parents of a baby boy, Colton James Lamb. He was born at 7:59 p.m. Feb. 20, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 9 pounds, 7 1/2 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Ted and Zina Smiedala of Myrtle and Tom and Joan Lamb of Alton...
Haylee Jane Drexler (03/08/07)
Brandon Drexler and Samantha Miley of Birch Tree are the parents of a baby girl, Haylee Jane Drexler. She was born at 12:34 p.m. Feb. 22, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo.. She weighed 7 pounds and was 20 1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Jayden, 3. Grandparents are Kevin and Tammy Miley; Wendy Miley and Tom Freeman; Kenny Drexler, Jennifer McAfee, all of Birch Tree; and Nina Drexler of Clinton, Okla...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/08/07)
Milton Friedman was born in New York City in 1912. His parents were immigrants from Austria. He received a B.A. from Rutgers University, an M.A. from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He lived through the turmoil of World War I, Prohibition, the Great Depression and the rise of fascism...
It's time to engage the asteroid Don Flood King Features writer (03/08/07)
This week's bad news: An asteroid will destroy the Earth and all its inhabitants, except for Cher, in 2036. The good news: The U.N. is being urged to meet this threat (really). This preceding disaster scenario is not wholly true, in that the asteroid is believed to have less than a 1 in 45,000 chance of hitting the Earth, but imagine it did -- just as the latest season of "American Idol" was beginning...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/08/07)
Milton Friedman was born in New York City in 1912. His parents were immigrants from Austria. He received a B.A. from Rutgers University, an M.A. from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He lived through the turmoil of World War I, Prohibition, the Great Depression and the rise of fascism...
It's time to engage the asteroid Don Flood King Features writer (03/08/07)
This week's bad news: An asteroid will destroy the Earth and all its inhabitants, except for Cher, in 2036. The good news: The U.N. is being urged to meet this threat (really). This preceding disaster scenario is not wholly true, in that the asteroid is believed to have less than a 1 in 45,000 chance of hitting the Earth, but imagine it did -- just as the latest season of "American Idol" was beginning...