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Stories from Friday, March 16, 2007

Worthen receives special honor (03/16/07)
Good news keeps coming for Mary Worthen. December 2006 Worthen signed an options contract with screenwriters Mary Biller and Chris Hawthorne to make a movie based on her novel Journey Not Chosen, Destination Not Known that relates the struggles Worthen and her daughter, Kristy, faced while struggling to understand Kristy's disease that was later diagnosed as bi-polar disorder...
Cleanup week set at Thayer (03/16/07)
THAYER -- The Thayer City Council voted during their February council meeting to set Clean-Up, Paint-Up, Fix-Up or Pride Week for April 2-6 in the city. Trash will be picked up on regular trash days during the week. Trash haulers remind residents that a roll-off container will be placed beside the police station starting March 30. It will remain there all week for large items such as furniture. Motor oil can be taken to the Oregon County Recycling Center...
City earns national recognition (03/16/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring has been named a Tree City USA community by The National Arbor Day Foundation. This is the second year the city has received national recognition. Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace said the city is also the recipient of a Tree City USA Growth Award. ...
GRANT (03/16/07)
Members of the Agnos/Glencoe/Heart Volunteer Fire Department look over documents as they finalize a grant with Lynn Haas from the White River Planning and Development District March 8. The money will be used to build a new 70-foot by 75-foot facility for the department. Pictured are Captain Ron Watson, Assistant Fire Chief Mark Miller, Fire Chief Jerry Holloway, Lynn Hass and Ronnie Perkins. Photo/Ninemire...
Football field improvements under way (03/16/07)
THAYER -- The first phase of a two-phase project is currently underway to construct a new concession stand, restrooms, press box and locker rooms at the Thayer High School football field. The Thayer Athletic Improvement Organization (TAIO) is working with the Thayer School Board to lease the property the land is on from the school board. The present facility has been in place since 1964...
Three arrested on drug charges (03/16/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Thayer man and a Mammoth Spring man and woman were arrested last week on felony possession of drug charges. Mammoth Spring Police Chief Michael Davis said Samuel R. Noakes, 26, of Mammoth Spring has been charged with felony possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, felony intent to manufacture methamphetamine, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, and felony possession of several ingredients used in the manufacture of methamphetamine...
Beauty contest showcases 'raw' beauties (03/16/07)
Ladies, grab your men, pouf that hair and slap on some lipstick -- on your men, that is. The Fulton County Rockers Relay for Life team will sponsor their third annual Womanless Beauty Contest March 30 at 7 p.m. in the Salem High School Gymnasium. In addition to the pageant, this year's festivities will include door prizes and a round of Deal or No Deal -- complete with brief cases and 12 local ladies to reveal their contents...
City earns national recognition (03/16/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring has been named a Tree City USA community by The National Arbor Day Foundation. This is the second year the city has received national recognition. Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace said the city is also the recipient of a Tree City USA Growth Award. ...
Worthen receives special honor (03/16/07)
Good news keeps coming for Mary Worthen. December 2006 Worthen signed an options contract with screenwriters Mary Biller and Chris Hawthorne to make a movie based on her novel Journey Not Chosen, Destination Not Known that relates the struggles Worthen and her daughter, Kristy, faced while struggling to understand Kristy's disease that was later diagnosed as bi-polar disorder...
Cleanup week set at Thayer (03/16/07)
THAYER -- The Thayer City Council voted during their February council meeting to set Clean-Up, Paint-Up, Fix-Up or Pride Week for April 2-6 in the city. Trash will be picked up on regular trash days during the week. Trash haulers remind residents that a roll-off container will be placed beside the police station starting March 30. It will remain there all week for large items such as furniture. Motor oil can be taken to the Oregon County Recycling Center...
GRANT (03/16/07)
Members of the Agnos/Glencoe/Heart Volunteer Fire Department look over documents as they finalize a grant with Lynn Haas from the White River Planning and Development District March 8. The money will be used to build a new 70-foot by 75-foot facility for the department. Pictured are Captain Ron Watson, Assistant Fire Chief Mark Miller, Fire Chief Jerry Holloway, Lynn Hass and Ronnie Perkins. Photo/Ninemire...
Beauty contest showcases 'raw' beauties (03/16/07)
Ladies, grab your men, pouf that hair and slap on some lipstick -- on your men, that is. The Fulton County Rockers Relay for Life team will sponsor their third annual Womanless Beauty Contest March 30 at 7 p.m. in the Salem High School Gymnasium. In addition to the pageant, this year's festivities will include door prizes and a round of Deal or No Deal -- complete with brief cases and 12 local ladies to reveal their contents...
Football field improvements under way (03/16/07)
THAYER -- The first phase of a two-phase project is currently underway to construct a new concession stand, restrooms, press box and locker rooms at the Thayer High School football field. The Thayer Athletic Improvement Organization (TAIO) is working with the Thayer School Board to lease the property the land is on from the school board. The present facility has been in place since 1964...
Three arrested on drug charges (03/16/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Thayer man and a Mammoth Spring man and woman were arrested last week on felony possession of drug charges. Mammoth Spring Police Chief Michael Davis said Samuel R. Noakes, 26, of Mammoth Spring has been charged with felony possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, felony intent to manufacture methamphetamine, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, and felony possession of several ingredients used in the manufacture of methamphetamine...
Retirement party to be held (03/16/07)
A drop in retirement party honoring Sharon Carter, Fulton County Librarian, will be held Friday, March 23 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. upstairs in the courtroom of the Fulton County Courthouse. Everyone is welcome to attend the drop in retirement party.
England to celebrate 90th birthday (03/16/07)
Gordon England will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday, March 17. There will be a drop-in birthday celebration from 2-4 p.m. at the Myrtle Senior Citizens Center in Myrtle, Mo. All friends and relatives are invited to help him celebrate. The omission of gifts is requested...
Underwood named to dean's list (03/16/07)
Ralph Jared Underwood was named to the dean's list at Missouri Southern State University. Underwood is a senior working toward a degree in criminal justice administration. Underwood is a 1999 graduate of Thayer High School. He is the son of Jed and Sandy Underwood of Thayer...
Collins awarded scholarship (03/16/07)
Anthony D. Collins of Alton has been awarded the freshman Board of Governors Scholarship from Missouri State University-West Plains. Collins, a 2006 graduate of Alton High School, plans to pursue a degree in computer science. He is the son of James and Charlotte Collins of Alton...
Students named to Who's Who (03/16/07)
Twenty-two students at Missouri State University-West Plains recently were named to the 2007 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges. Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory included the students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success...
Williams to run for mayor (03/16/07)
Merle Williams has announced he is a candidate for mayor of Thayer. Williams and his wife, Clara, have lived in Thayer for 19 years. He retired from the Thayer School District where he served as a teacher, high school principal and superintendent of schools for 21 years...
Martin receives training (03/16/07)
Army Pvt. David M. Martin Jr. has graduated from the Water Treatment Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Va. Martin is the grandson of Carol S. Wilcox of Alton, Mo and a 2006 graduate of Alton High School. The course is designed to train students to perform installation and operation of water purification equipment, and water storage and distribution operations and activities...
Parents announce adoption (03/16/07)
Brian and Brenda McBride announce that Brian McBride adopted Evan McBride on Feb. 14, 2007. Evan McBride is a 6th grade student at Koshkonong Elementary School. He has a proud sister, Melissa, of West Plains. Grandparents are Linda and Ronnie Andrews of Koshkonong...
Underwood named to dean's list (03/16/07)
Ralph Jared Underwood was named to the dean's list at Missouri Southern State University. Underwood is a senior working toward a degree in criminal justice administration. Underwood is a 1999 graduate of Thayer High School. He is the son of Jed and Sandy Underwood of Thayer...
Parents announce adoption (03/16/07)
Brian and Brenda McBride announce that Brian McBride adopted Evan McBride on Feb. 14, 2007. Evan McBride is a 6th grade student at Koshkonong Elementary School. He has a proud sister, Melissa, of West Plains. Grandparents are Linda and Ronnie Andrews of Koshkonong...
Williams to run for mayor (03/16/07)
Merle Williams has announced he is a candidate for mayor of Thayer. Williams and his wife, Clara, have lived in Thayer for 19 years. He retired from the Thayer School District where he served as a teacher, high school principal and superintendent of schools for 21 years...
Students named to Who's Who (03/16/07)
Twenty-two students at Missouri State University-West Plains recently were named to the 2007 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges. Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory included the students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success...
Collins awarded scholarship (03/16/07)
Anthony D. Collins of Alton has been awarded the freshman Board of Governors Scholarship from Missouri State University-West Plains. Collins, a 2006 graduate of Alton High School, plans to pursue a degree in computer science. He is the son of James and Charlotte Collins of Alton...
England to celebrate 90th birthday (03/16/07)
Gordon England will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday, March 17. There will be a drop-in birthday celebration from 2-4 p.m. at the Myrtle Senior Citizens Center in Myrtle, Mo. All friends and relatives are invited to help him celebrate. The omission of gifts is requested...
Retirement party to be held (03/16/07)
A drop in retirement party honoring Sharon Carter, Fulton County Librarian, will be held Friday, March 23 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. upstairs in the courtroom of the Fulton County Courthouse. Everyone is welcome to attend the drop in retirement party.
Martin receives training (03/16/07)
Army Pvt. David M. Martin Jr. has graduated from the Water Treatment Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Va. Martin is the grandson of Carol S. Wilcox of Alton, Mo and a 2006 graduate of Alton High School. The course is designed to train students to perform installation and operation of water purification equipment, and water storage and distribution operations and activities...
Greyhounds fall to Rebels (03/16/07)
The Highland Rebels topped the Salem Greyhounds 8-1 in non-conference baseball action March 5 at the Ash Flat Ball Park. Chase Duggins picked up the complete-game win for the Rebels by fanning nine, walking one and hitting one, while giving up five hits...
All-Conference honors announced in 1A-2 North (03/16/07)
All-Conference honors were handed out in the 1A-2 North recently, with four players earning spots on the All-State team to go along with All-Conference honors. Mount Pleasant's Erica Biard earned All-State honors, along with Viola's Micah Thompson, Kasy Humphries and Lucas Rains...
Mammoth Spring hoopsters play way to All-Conference (03/16/07)
All-Conference honors for the 1A-2 North were handed out recently, with the following hoopsters from Mammoth Spring earning spots on the team. Junior High Jessy Jo Vest, Alex Hower, Sierra Smoot, Cody Parks, Garret Massey and Houston Cooper. Junior Lady Bear Head Coach Crystal Martin was named District Tournament Outstanding Coach for guiding her squad to the district tourney championship...
McLawhorn tabbed as All-Region (03/16/07)
Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball standout Johnnie McLawhorn was recently named to the National Junior College Athletic Association's (NJCAA) Region 16 All-Region Team. The 6-4, 185-pound sophomore wing from Greenville, N.C., was the Grizzlies' only selection to the 10-member team...
Greyhounds fall to Rebels (03/16/07)
The Highland Rebels topped the Salem Greyhounds 8-1 in non-conference baseball action March 5 at the Ash Flat Ball Park. Chase Duggins picked up the complete-game win for the Rebels by fanning nine, walking one and hitting one, while giving up five hits...
McLawhorn tabbed as All-Region (03/16/07)
Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball standout Johnnie McLawhorn was recently named to the National Junior College Athletic Association's (NJCAA) Region 16 All-Region Team. The 6-4, 185-pound sophomore wing from Greenville, N.C., was the Grizzlies' only selection to the 10-member team...
Mammoth Spring hoopsters play way to All-Conference (03/16/07)
All-Conference honors for the 1A-2 North were handed out recently, with the following hoopsters from Mammoth Spring earning spots on the team. Junior High Jessy Jo Vest, Alex Hower, Sierra Smoot, Cody Parks, Garret Massey and Houston Cooper. Junior Lady Bear Head Coach Crystal Martin was named District Tournament Outstanding Coach for guiding her squad to the district tourney championship...
All-Conference honors announced in 1A-2 North (03/16/07)
All-Conference honors were handed out in the 1A-2 North recently, with four players earning spots on the All-State team to go along with All-Conference honors. Mount Pleasant's Erica Biard earned All-State honors, along with Viola's Micah Thompson, Kasy Humphries and Lucas Rains...
Ida A. Hall (03/16/07)
Ida A. Hall of Gepp, Ark., daughter of the late Allen Arnett and Gurtie Parton Arnett, was born Sept. 8, 1915, in Custer, Ark. She died March 8, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem, at the age of 91. She was united in marriage to to Tom Hall on Oct. 29, 1932, in Gainesville, Mo. To this union five children were born...
Warren Wesley Wise (03/16/07)
Warren Wesley Wise, was born Oct. 16, 1964, in Decatur, Ill. He died March 4, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 42. He is survived by: his parents, Larry and Linda Wise of Koshkonong, Mo.; one brother, Larry Edward Wise Jr., of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; two sisters, Cheryl Caldwell of Thayer, Mo., and Linda Elaine Pirtle of Moweaque, Ill.; five nieces; two nephews; and other relatives and friends...
Martha A. Bates (03/16/07)
Martha A. Bates, of Mexico, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., died March 3, 2007, at the age of 72. She is survived by: three sons, Billy Dean Bates and wife Kay of Auxvasse, Mo., Bobby Gene Bates and wife Jill of Steedman, Mo., and Tim-othy Jo Bates of Mexico, Mo...
Drexel Eulis Bell (03/16/07)
Drexel Eulis Bell of Salem, Ark., son of the late Elmer Dawson Bell and Joe Cleva Langston Bell, was born Jan. 5, 1931, at Morriston, Ark. He died March 7, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 76. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Ford on Feb. 5, 1955, at Independence, Mo., to this union five children were born. He was a 1949 graduate of Salem High School...
Lloyd "Bud" Hunt (03/16/07)
Lloyd "Bud" Hunt, 80, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 9, 2007, in Missouri. He was born on Oct. 5, 1926, the son of Claud Hunt and Mary Hager Hunt. He was united in marriage to Lucille Hoffman Hunt on Valentine's Day of 1987. He accomplished many things in his life. ...
James Lowell Mullin (03/16/07)
James Lowell Mullin, 81, of Oxford, son of the late Samuel Mullin and Martha Graham Mullin was born June 21, 1925, in Wideman, Ark. He died March 10, 2007, at Calico Rock Health Care Center. He entered the Calico Rock Healthcare Center in January of 1985 to be with "Aunt Amanda." She had entered the home in December of 1984. Lowell came to live with Uncle Jim and Aunt Amanda in 1948 after the death of his parents. He became a Christian at an early age at the Liberty Church near his home...
Evelyn Maurer (03/16/07)
Evelyn Christine Maurer, 78, was born the daughter of Walter Weatherby and Dahlia Nolan Weatherby on July 6, 1928 in Grand Rapids, Mich. She died March 5, 2007, in Springdale, Ark. She is survived by: one son, Richard Weatherby and wife, Mary of Rogers, Ark.; one brother David Weatherby of Wellsboro, Pa.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends...
Bobby Cunningham (03/16/07)
Bobby Cunningham, 73, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late Robert Cunningham and Vernie Romine Cunningham, was born July 18, 1933 at Camp, Ark. He died March 6, 2007, at Community Medical Center of Izard County, in Calico Rock Ark. He was united in marriage to Shirley Wood on March 17, 1953, at Salem. To this union three children were born...
Ralph Edward Burrow (03/16/07)
Ralph Edward Burrow died Feb. 22, 2007, in San Jose, Calif. Burrow was born in Mission, Kan., Dec. 21, 1921; and was raised in the foothills of the Ozarks, Mammoth Spring. He was the oldest son of John Lee and Florence Ellen (Stevenin) Burrow. Like many country boys who wanted to see the world, Ralph joined the Navy in 1939. ...
Roger E. McGee (03/16/07)
Roger E. McGee, 83, of Cherokee Village died March 9, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Dec. 16, 1923, in Mahaska, County, Iowa, the son of Louis McGee and Cora Harrison McGee. He was a a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He worked for many years for Disney Land before retiring from the maintenance department. He moved to Cherokee Village with his wife, Mabel 17 years ago from Iowa. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion...
Jackie McCausland (03/16/07)
Jackie McCausland, 68, of Cherokee Village died at WRMC in Batesville on March 7, 2007. She was born Jacqueline Lee Zook on May 26, 1938, in Washington, Pa., to the late William C. and Ethel Riggle Zook. She was a graduate of Washington High School Class of 1953...
Stephen Jerzylo (03/16/07)
Stephen Anthony Jerzylo, age 53, of Sidney, Ark., formerly of Boston, Mass., died March 2, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born April 1, 1953, at Boston, Mass, the son of Anthony Bronslaw and Francis (Galliff) Jerzylo. He was a retired Boston fire fighter, a U.S. Navy veteran having served in the Vietnam War and was of the Catholic faith...
Robert Neuzil (03/16/07)
Robert Neuzil, 55, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 6, 2007 in Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born July 12, 1951, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Robert and Carol Roehl Neuzil. He was united in marriage to Clara Thomas on Feb. 7, 1992, in El Gonklin Ill...
Warren Wesley Wise (03/16/07)
Warren Wesley Wise, was born Oct. 16, 1964, in Decatur, Ill. He died March 4, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 42. He is survived by: his parents, Larry and Linda Wise of Koshkonong, Mo.; one brother, Larry Edward Wise Jr., of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; two sisters, Cheryl Caldwell of Thayer, Mo., and Linda Elaine Pirtle of Moweaque, Ill.; five nieces; two nephews; and other relatives and friends...
Robert Neuzil (03/16/07)
Robert Neuzil, 55, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 6, 2007 in Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born July 12, 1951, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Robert and Carol Roehl Neuzil. He was united in marriage to Clara Thomas on Feb. 7, 1992, in El Gonklin Ill...
Ida A. Hall (03/16/07)
Ida A. Hall of Gepp, Ark., daughter of the late Allen Arnett and Gurtie Parton Arnett, was born Sept. 8, 1915, in Custer, Ark. She died March 8, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem, at the age of 91. She was united in marriage to to Tom Hall on Oct. 29, 1932, in Gainesville, Mo. To this union five children were born...
Roger E. McGee (03/16/07)
Roger E. McGee, 83, of Cherokee Village died March 9, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Dec. 16, 1923, in Mahaska, County, Iowa, the son of Louis McGee and Cora Harrison McGee. He was a a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He worked for many years for Disney Land before retiring from the maintenance department. He moved to Cherokee Village with his wife, Mabel 17 years ago from Iowa. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion...
Martha A. Bates (03/16/07)
Martha A. Bates, of Mexico, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., died March 3, 2007, at the age of 72. She is survived by: three sons, Billy Dean Bates and wife Kay of Auxvasse, Mo., Bobby Gene Bates and wife Jill of Steedman, Mo., and Tim-othy Jo Bates of Mexico, Mo...
James Lowell Mullin (03/16/07)
James Lowell Mullin, 81, of Oxford, son of the late Samuel Mullin and Martha Graham Mullin was born June 21, 1925, in Wideman, Ark. He died March 10, 2007, at Calico Rock Health Care Center. He entered the Calico Rock Healthcare Center in January of 1985 to be with "Aunt Amanda." She had entered the home in December of 1984. Lowell came to live with Uncle Jim and Aunt Amanda in 1948 after the death of his parents. He became a Christian at an early age at the Liberty Church near his home...
Evelyn Maurer (03/16/07)
Evelyn Christine Maurer, 78, was born the daughter of Walter Weatherby and Dahlia Nolan Weatherby on July 6, 1928 in Grand Rapids, Mich. She died March 5, 2007, in Springdale, Ark. She is survived by: one son, Richard Weatherby and wife, Mary of Rogers, Ark.; one brother David Weatherby of Wellsboro, Pa.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends...
Lloyd "Bud" Hunt (03/16/07)
Lloyd "Bud" Hunt, 80, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 9, 2007, in Missouri. He was born on Oct. 5, 1926, the son of Claud Hunt and Mary Hager Hunt. He was united in marriage to Lucille Hoffman Hunt on Valentine's Day of 1987. He accomplished many things in his life. ...
Bobby Cunningham (03/16/07)
Bobby Cunningham, 73, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late Robert Cunningham and Vernie Romine Cunningham, was born July 18, 1933 at Camp, Ark. He died March 6, 2007, at Community Medical Center of Izard County, in Calico Rock Ark. He was united in marriage to Shirley Wood on March 17, 1953, at Salem. To this union three children were born...
Drexel Eulis Bell (03/16/07)
Drexel Eulis Bell of Salem, Ark., son of the late Elmer Dawson Bell and Joe Cleva Langston Bell, was born Jan. 5, 1931, at Morriston, Ark. He died March 7, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 76. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Ford on Feb. 5, 1955, at Independence, Mo., to this union five children were born. He was a 1949 graduate of Salem High School...
Stephen Jerzylo (03/16/07)
Stephen Anthony Jerzylo, age 53, of Sidney, Ark., formerly of Boston, Mass., died March 2, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born April 1, 1953, at Boston, Mass, the son of Anthony Bronslaw and Francis (Galliff) Jerzylo. He was a retired Boston fire fighter, a U.S. Navy veteran having served in the Vietnam War and was of the Catholic faith...
Ralph Edward Burrow (03/16/07)
Ralph Edward Burrow died Feb. 22, 2007, in San Jose, Calif. Burrow was born in Mission, Kan., Dec. 21, 1921; and was raised in the foothills of the Ozarks, Mammoth Spring. He was the oldest son of John Lee and Florence Ellen (Stevenin) Burrow. Like many country boys who wanted to see the world, Ralph joined the Navy in 1939. ...
Jackie McCausland (03/16/07)
Jackie McCausland, 68, of Cherokee Village died at WRMC in Batesville on March 7, 2007. She was born Jacqueline Lee Zook on May 26, 1938, in Washington, Pa., to the late William C. and Ethel Riggle Zook. She was a graduate of Washington High School Class of 1953...
Nathan Michael Snelgroes (03/16/07)
John Snelgroes and Regina Twilley announce the birth of their son, Nathan Michael Snelgroes, on Feb. 18, 2007. He weighed 7 pounds, 9.5 ounces and was 21 inches long. He was born at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He is welcomed home by Matthew and Ashlyn...
Kyler Michael Jones (03/16/07)
Kevin and Amber Jones of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Kyler Michael. He was born at 9:11 a.m. March 4, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long. His sibling is Andrew, 20 months. Grandparents are Catherine Kelly and Jerry Veloria, both of West Plains and Sue Ward of Mammoth Spring...
Lakelon Pheonix Clemons (03/16/07)
John Clemons Jr. and Jennifer Dravenstott of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Lakelon Pheonix Clemons. He was born at 10:16 p.m. March 6, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18 3/4 inches long...
Nathan Michael Snelgroes (03/16/07)
John Snelgroes and Regina Twilley announce the birth of their son, Nathan Michael Snelgroes, on Feb. 18, 2007. He weighed 7 pounds, 9.5 ounces and was 21 inches long. He was born at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He is welcomed home by Matthew and Ashlyn...
Lakelon Pheonix Clemons (03/16/07)
John Clemons Jr. and Jennifer Dravenstott of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Lakelon Pheonix Clemons. He was born at 10:16 p.m. March 6, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18 3/4 inches long...
Kyler Michael Jones (03/16/07)
Kevin and Amber Jones of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Kyler Michael. He was born at 9:11 a.m. March 4, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long. His sibling is Andrew, 20 months. Grandparents are Catherine Kelly and Jerry Veloria, both of West Plains and Sue Ward of Mammoth Spring...
Couple to wed (03/16/07)
Little Caliana Romano wishes to announce the engagement and marriage of her mother, Jennifer Lee Romano to B.J. Willbanks. The couple will be married March 17 at 2 p.m. at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens in Norfolk, Va. B.J. is the son of Noval Willbanks of Koshkonong and Kathy Stirewalt of West Plains, Mo...
Couple to exchange vows (03/16/07)
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cates and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Harper, of Thayer, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Jessica Louise and Bradley Aaron. They are both 2005 graduates of Thayer High School. Jessica is employed at the Bank of Thayer and Bradley is employed by the BNSF Railway. The couple plans to reside in Thayer...
Couple to exchange vows (03/16/07)
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cates and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Harper, of Thayer, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Jessica Louise and Bradley Aaron. They are both 2005 graduates of Thayer High School. Jessica is employed at the Bank of Thayer and Bradley is employed by the BNSF Railway. The couple plans to reside in Thayer...
Couple to wed (03/16/07)
Little Caliana Romano wishes to announce the engagement and marriage of her mother, Jennifer Lee Romano to B.J. Willbanks. The couple will be married March 17 at 2 p.m. at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens in Norfolk, Va. B.J. is the son of Noval Willbanks of Koshkonong and Kathy Stirewalt of West Plains, Mo...
Just for fun ... (03/16/07)
I didn't know 50 was old. It use to be back when I was younger, and especially old when both of my older sisters, Brenda and Nancy, reached 50. But when I finally reached that milestone I realized it wasn't any big deal. At least it wasn't until lately...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/16/07)
Several years ago, two optimists in south Chicago thought it would be a good idea to hold up a working-man's tavern on the North Side. In fact, they were so optimistic they only brought knives instead of guns. All went well for the first 10 seconds until the meeting broke up in the adjacent banquet room where scores of cops had been holding a retirement celebration for one of their fellow SWAT team members. ...
Office of the Governor (03/16/07)
This week I received an extremely moving letter from an Arkansas National Guardsman stationed in Iraq. First Lieutenant Josh Owens of DeValls Bluff presented me with a flag that had flown more than four hours in combat during one of his medevac missions in the skies above Iraq, where, on a daily basis, he and his fellow soldiers risk their lives so that others may be saved. ...
Office of the Governor (03/16/07)
This week I received an extremely moving letter from an Arkansas National Guardsman stationed in Iraq. First Lieutenant Josh Owens of DeValls Bluff presented me with a flag that had flown more than four hours in combat during one of his medevac missions in the skies above Iraq, where, on a daily basis, he and his fellow soldiers risk their lives so that others may be saved. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/16/07)
Several years ago, two optimists in south Chicago thought it would be a good idea to hold up a working-man's tavern on the North Side. In fact, they were so optimistic they only brought knives instead of guns. All went well for the first 10 seconds until the meeting broke up in the adjacent banquet room where scores of cops had been holding a retirement celebration for one of their fellow SWAT team members. ...
Just for fun ... (03/16/07)
I didn't know 50 was old. It use to be back when I was younger, and especially old when both of my older sisters, Brenda and Nancy, reached 50. But when I finally reached that milestone I realized it wasn't any big deal. At least it wasn't until lately...