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Stories from Thursday, March 22, 2007

If elected, Jewell won't be able to serve (03/22/07)
THAYER -- Thayer businessman Johnny Jewell announced last week he will not be seeking the south side alderman, or second ward alderman, position in the city of Thayer in the April 3 General Municipal Election. Thayer Municipal Clerk Rosie Simpson said Jewell called her March 15 and wanted to know what he needed to do to remove his name from the election ballot...
Robberies reported at Viola (03/22/07)
Two Viola properties, owned by the same family, were robbed sometime during the weekend of Feb. 24-26. Rita Foster said she walked into her salon, Country Cuts, located along state Highway 263 North in Viola and realized her business' tax papers were scattered on the floor...
Fire safety tips could save a life (03/22/07)
Prevention and preparation are the basic principals for surviving a house fire, according to Jennifer Victory, Farm Bureau safety coordinator. Victory recently presented a fire prevention program to Farm Bureau's Young Farmers and Ranchers in Sharp County...
Mammoth Spring earns award (03/22/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Two members of the Mammoth Spring Tree City USA Board of Directors will be traveling to Little Rock later this month to receive an Outstanding Community 2006 award. Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace said the award will be presented March 27 by the Arkansas Urban Forestry Council at an awards luncheon. ...
Thayer teen injured ... (03/22/07)
ACCIDENT: A Thayer teenager received serious injuries Sunday afternoon when he hit a bridge west of Alton. Josh Whittington, 19, was air-lifted to a Springfield Hospital after his 1999 Dodge car hit the Barren Fork Bridge at 4:12 p.m. on Highway 160 approximately nine miles west of Alton. ...
Open soon at Salem (03/22/07)
The wait for the new Fulton County Nursing and Rehab Center is almost over, according to administrator Stephen Daugherty. "The new facility will open some time in early spring -- our projected date is within 60 to 90 days," Daugherty said. The new 36,000 square feet facility will include three dinning rooms, three lounge/day rooms, an activity room, a concrete walking trail for outside exercise, 84 bedrooms that each have a bathroom, and a state of the art therapy center equipped for physical, occupational, speech and outpatient therapy, he said.. ...
Voters to decide (03/22/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- April 3 is General Municipal Election day in Missouri. The Oregon County Ambulance District is asking voters to authorize an increase up to 30 cents per $100 assessed valuation starting this year. The current operating revenue is based on the original collection rate set in 1974 at 14.06 cents per $100 valuation generating an annual income of approximately $97,000 for the past five years...
Death at park ruled suicide (03/22/07)
GRAND GULF -- Apparent suicide is what Oregon County Sheriff Tim Ward is calling the death of a Willow Springs woman found dead at the bottom of Grand Gulf State Park. Ward said Dixie Diane Hill, 48, was apparently alone when she slid down a 45-foot slope breaking her neck...
Oregon County awarded $7,868 (03/22/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County has been awarded federal funds for $7,868 under the emergency food and shelter national board program. According to local Federal Emergency Management board member Kathy Loth, the award selection was made by a national board that consists of several national agencies including the American Red Cross, The Salvation Army and The National Council of Churches...
Fire destroys seven buildings (03/22/07)
An attempt to burn leaves led to the total destruction of an unoccupied home, a mobile home and five sheds March 16. At approximately 1:48 p.m. Tom Newman of 506 Bexar Road near Salem, called Fulton County 9-1-1 saying there was a fire on his property...
Caught again (03/22/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- For the second time in as many weeks a Mammoth Spring man is being held pending drug related charges. Officers with the Mammoth Spring Police Department, the Fulton County Sheriff's Department and the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the Samuel Noakes residence at 704 River Bend Road in Mammoth Spring, March 19, at approximately 5:30 p.m...
Fire destroys seven buildings (03/22/07)
An attempt to burn leaves led to the total destruction of an unoccupied home, a mobile home and five sheds March 16. At approximately 1:48 p.m. Tom Newman of 506 Bexar Road near Salem, called Fulton County 9-1-1 saying there was a fire on his property...
Voters to decide (03/22/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- April 3 is General Municipal Election day in Missouri. The Oregon County Ambulance District is asking voters to authorize an increase up to 30 cents per $100 assessed valuation starting this year. The current operating revenue is based on the original collection rate set in 1974 at 14.06 cents per $100 valuation generating an annual income of approximately $97,000 for the past five years...
Mammoth Spring earns award (03/22/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Two members of the Mammoth Spring Tree City USA Board of Directors will be traveling to Little Rock later this month to receive an Outstanding Community 2006 award. Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace said the award will be presented March 27 by the Arkansas Urban Forestry Council at an awards luncheon. ...
If elected, Jewell won't be able to serve (03/22/07)
THAYER -- Thayer businessman Johnny Jewell announced last week he will not be seeking the south side alderman, or second ward alderman, position in the city of Thayer in the April 3 General Municipal Election. Thayer Municipal Clerk Rosie Simpson said Jewell called her March 15 and wanted to know what he needed to do to remove his name from the election ballot...
Oregon County awarded $7,868 (03/22/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County has been awarded federal funds for $7,868 under the emergency food and shelter national board program. According to local Federal Emergency Management board member Kathy Loth, the award selection was made by a national board that consists of several national agencies including the American Red Cross, The Salvation Army and The National Council of Churches...
Robberies reported at Viola (03/22/07)
Two Viola properties, owned by the same family, were robbed sometime during the weekend of Feb. 24-26. Rita Foster said she walked into her salon, Country Cuts, located along state Highway 263 North in Viola and realized her business' tax papers were scattered on the floor...
Fire safety tips could save a life (03/22/07)
Prevention and preparation are the basic principals for surviving a house fire, according to Jennifer Victory, Farm Bureau safety coordinator. Victory recently presented a fire prevention program to Farm Bureau's Young Farmers and Ranchers in Sharp County...
Thayer teen injured ... (03/22/07)
ACCIDENT: A Thayer teenager received serious injuries Sunday afternoon when he hit a bridge west of Alton. Josh Whittington, 19, was air-lifted to a Springfield Hospital after his 1999 Dodge car hit the Barren Fork Bridge at 4:12 p.m. on Highway 160 approximately nine miles west of Alton. ...
Open soon at Salem (03/22/07)
The wait for the new Fulton County Nursing and Rehab Center is almost over, according to administrator Stephen Daugherty. "The new facility will open some time in early spring -- our projected date is within 60 to 90 days," Daugherty said. The new 36,000 square feet facility will include three dinning rooms, three lounge/day rooms, an activity room, a concrete walking trail for outside exercise, 84 bedrooms that each have a bathroom, and a state of the art therapy center equipped for physical, occupational, speech and outpatient therapy, he said.. ...
Caught again (03/22/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- For the second time in as many weeks a Mammoth Spring man is being held pending drug related charges. Officers with the Mammoth Spring Police Department, the Fulton County Sheriff's Department and the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the Samuel Noakes residence at 704 River Bend Road in Mammoth Spring, March 19, at approximately 5:30 p.m...
Death at park ruled suicide (03/22/07)
GRAND GULF -- Apparent suicide is what Oregon County Sheriff Tim Ward is calling the death of a Willow Springs woman found dead at the bottom of Grand Gulf State Park. Ward said Dixie Diane Hill, 48, was apparently alone when she slid down a 45-foot slope breaking her neck...
FAMILY: (03/22/07)
Five generations of the Barker family were together recently. They are: Rodney Barker, Steve Barker, Stephanie Smith, Nola Barker and Allison Smith. Allison is Grandma Nola Barker's 17th great-grandchild.
Wright inducted into honor society (03/22/07)
Melissa Wright of Couch, has been inducted into Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society. Wright was inducted into the Alpha Delta Pi chapter of the society at Williams Baptist College during a ceremony on March 7. Students selected for membership in Sigma Tau Delta must be of high academic standing. The society requires that inductees rank in the top 35 percent of their class and carry an overall grade point average of at least 3.0...
GOLDEN ROAD QUARTET: (03/22/07)
The Golden Road Quartet will present a musical program March 24 at the Couch Community Worship Center beginning at 7 p.m. The center is located 5 miles north of Thayer on Highway 19. Turn right on "A' Highway, then 5 miles. This southern gospel quartet is based in Doniphan, Mo. The Golden Road Quartet includes Brad Davis, Dwayne Watkins, Tim Tesreau, David Watkins and Lance Hamann. Everyone is invited to attend...
BIRTHDAY: (03/22/07)
The family of Helen Hanggee invite her friends to share in the celebration of her 95th birthday Saturday, March 31 from 2 -4 p.m. at the Cherokee Village Lutheran Church. The family requests no gifts please, but lots of cards.
BIRTHDAY: (03/22/07)
The family of Helen Hanggee invite her friends to share in the celebration of her 95th birthday Saturday, March 31 from 2 -4 p.m. at the Cherokee Village Lutheran Church. The family requests no gifts please, but lots of cards.
GOLDEN ROAD QUARTET: (03/22/07)
The Golden Road Quartet will present a musical program March 24 at the Couch Community Worship Center beginning at 7 p.m. The center is located 5 miles north of Thayer on Highway 19. Turn right on "A' Highway, then 5 miles. This southern gospel quartet is based in Doniphan, Mo. The Golden Road Quartet includes Brad Davis, Dwayne Watkins, Tim Tesreau, David Watkins and Lance Hamann. Everyone is invited to attend...
FAMILY: (03/22/07)
Five generations of the Barker family were together recently. They are: Rodney Barker, Steve Barker, Stephanie Smith, Nola Barker and Allison Smith. Allison is Grandma Nola Barker's 17th great-grandchild.
Wright inducted into honor society (03/22/07)
Melissa Wright of Couch, has been inducted into Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society. Wright was inducted into the Alpha Delta Pi chapter of the society at Williams Baptist College during a ceremony on March 7. Students selected for membership in Sigma Tau Delta must be of high academic standing. The society requires that inductees rank in the top 35 percent of their class and carry an overall grade point average of at least 3.0...
Longhorns down ICC (03/22/07)
While at times not pretty, the Viola Longhorns still managed to pick up a 6-2 win over the Izard County Consolidated Cougars March 13 at Viola City Park. A batch of mistakes on ICC's part led to a big five-run third inning for Viola, while a parcel of miscues on the Horns' part in the sixth and seventh innings gave the Cougars hope at stealing a late come-from-behind win...
Taylor racks up 13 Ks, Lady Hounds win (03/22/07)
Leslie Taylor was sharp as a tack for the Salem Lady Greyhounds March 13, as she helped her squad open 3A-1 East play with a 4-1 victory at Cave City. Taylor fanned 13 Cavewomen while giving up just three hits and issuing two walks in Salem's (3-0, 1-0) three-run win...
Invitations sent for second Grizzly All-Star games (03/22/07)
Area cagers will want to check in with their coaches in the coming days, as invitations to the second annual Grizzly All-Star Games were recently mailed to area coaches. Brian Ostermann, head coach of the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly men's basketball team, said scouts have evaluated the area's top high school basketball talents and made their final decisions about which players they want to see compete in the April 14 event at the West Plains Civic Center arena...
MDC changing feral-hog strategy (03/22/07)
With numbers of feral hogs on the rise, the Missouri Department of Conservation is gearing up to eradicate the destructive pests on its areas. Agency officials say they hope to lead the way in developing policies and techniques to reduce threats to human and veterinary health and to the state's economic and ecological well-being...
Invitations sent for second Grizzly All-Star games (03/22/07)
Area cagers will want to check in with their coaches in the coming days, as invitations to the second annual Grizzly All-Star Games were recently mailed to area coaches. Brian Ostermann, head coach of the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly men's basketball team, said scouts have evaluated the area's top high school basketball talents and made their final decisions about which players they want to see compete in the April 14 event at the West Plains Civic Center arena...
Taylor racks up 13 Ks, Lady Hounds win (03/22/07)
Leslie Taylor was sharp as a tack for the Salem Lady Greyhounds March 13, as she helped her squad open 3A-1 East play with a 4-1 victory at Cave City. Taylor fanned 13 Cavewomen while giving up just three hits and issuing two walks in Salem's (3-0, 1-0) three-run win...
Longhorns down ICC (03/22/07)
While at times not pretty, the Viola Longhorns still managed to pick up a 6-2 win over the Izard County Consolidated Cougars March 13 at Viola City Park. A batch of mistakes on ICC's part led to a big five-run third inning for Viola, while a parcel of miscues on the Horns' part in the sixth and seventh innings gave the Cougars hope at stealing a late come-from-behind win...
MDC changing feral-hog strategy (03/22/07)
With numbers of feral hogs on the rise, the Missouri Department of Conservation is gearing up to eradicate the destructive pests on its areas. Agency officials say they hope to lead the way in developing policies and techniques to reduce threats to human and veterinary health and to the state's economic and ecological well-being...
Cora C. Bryant (03/22/07)
Cora C. Bryant, daughter of the late Dick and Mary (Tennison) Ellis, was born on May 4, 1907, in Ballard, Ark. She died March 13, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing and Rehab Center in Salem at the age of 99. She was united in marriage to Adolfus Bryant in 1928, at Hardy. She was a loving wife and aunt. She was member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Clayta Ballard (03/22/07)
Clayta Maureen (Rogers) Ballard, age 66, of Ash Flat died March 16, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was born on Nov. 10, 1940, at Ash Flat, Ark., the daughter of Curtis and Glenda (Hamilton) Rogers. She retired after 32 years as a teacher and principal of the Highland School District. She was a CASA volunteer and a member of the Highland First Assembly of God...
Linda Kay Hamilton (03/22/07)
Linda Kay Hamilton, daughter of the late Tom and Rhea Dorothy (Brown) Upton, was born Jan. 21, 1943, in Burlington, Iowa. She died March 15, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 64. She was married to Merlin George Hamilton on Jan. 7, 1967, at Burlingon, Iowa. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and was a member of the Salem First Baptist Church...
Gracie Agness Felts (03/22/07)
Gracie Agness Felts, 85, died March 14, 2007, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. She was born Sept. 6, 1921, at Dallas, Texas, the daughter of the late Dewitt and Exie (Arther) Williams. She lived her entire adult life in Cave City, Ark. She was united in marriage to Drewie Felts on Dec. 26, 1943...
Zola Marie Bosserman (03/22/07)
Zola Marie (McKinney) Bosserman, 85, died March 6, 2007, in Northport, Fla., after a long illness. She was born July 17, 1921, the daughter of the late Leander and Ona Mae (Sowders) McKinney near Mt. Vernon, Ky. She retired in 1980 from Stark and Wetzel in Indianapo-lis, Ind., before moving to Cherokee Village in 1990 and Florida in 2004...
Betty Ann Mills (03/22/07)
Betty Ann Mills, of Agnos, daughter of the late Kenneth Brewster and Helen Randolph Brewster, was born July 15, 1936, in Borger, Texas. She died March 11, 2007, at Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home at the age of 70. She was united in marriage to Vernal Mills on July 25, 1952, in Salem. To this union, six children were born. She was a homemaker and member of the Agnos Church of Christ...
Genevieve Beatty (03/22/07)
Genevieve Beatty was born in St. James, Ark., June 12, 1916. She was the first born of seven children of Finis Ford and Mary Hix Ford. All of her siblings are still alive: Imogene, Joyce, Kell, Nell, Walter and Merlynn. She had four children: Dennis (1946), Dan (1949), and twins Bruce and Vicki (1955)...
Anne Northcutt (03/22/07)
Anne Myrtle (Ideker) Northcutt, 94, widow of Herrn A. Northcutt Sr., died March 10, 2007, at Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock. She was born Aug. 30, 1912 in Stuttgart, Ark., the daughter of the late Arthur and Malinda (Rabeneck) Ideker who preceded her in death...
Joanna Belle Brown (03/22/07)
Joanna Belle Brown, was born on Jan. 27, 1913, in Coeta, Okla., the daugher of the late William J. Warren and Dora Young Warren. She died March 14, 2007, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 94 years. She was united in marriage on Dec. 3, 1934, in West Plains, Mo., to Lawrence Brown who preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 2003...
William Vondal Romine (03/22/07)
William Vondal Romine, of Viola, Ark., son of the late John Earl Romine and Alma Roxie Tucker Romine, was born June 5, 1929, in Agnos, Ark. He died March 14, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 77 years. He was married to Elsie Vanderpool on April 22, 1950. To this union three children were born. She preceded him in death in 2001 and he later married Ella White Townsend...
Austin B. Crotts (03/22/07)
Austin B. Crotts, 75, of Pleasant Hill, was born Sept. 30, 1931, in Ardasty, Ark., the son of Lester and Gilley Ettermarie (Roberts) Crotts. He died March 2, 2007, at the Pleasant Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center. On May 16, 1958, Austin was united in marriage to Pearley Estes in Salem, Ark. He was a heavy equipment operator for the Missouri Department of Transportation. He loved working in his garden and caring for his many pets...
Christian Starr (03/22/07)
Christian Jensen Starr, age 20, of Warrenville, Ill., died March 7, 2007, in Hilo, Hawaii. He was stationed with the U.S. Coast Guard aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter KISKA. He was born April 26, 1986 in Glendale Heights, Ill. Christian attended Bower Elementary, Warrenville, Hubble Middle School, Wheaton, Ill. ...
Douglas Brewer (03/22/07)
Douglas Brewer, 47, of Pocahontas, died March 10, 2007, at his home. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Hubert and Virginia Payne Brewer. He is survived by: his wife, Karen of the home; two daughter's Courtney and Kristina of the home; one brother Charles Brewster of Billmore, Mo.; one sister, Joy King of Pocahontas; and many nieces and nephews...
Kaden James Floyd (03/22/07)
Kaden James Floyd, 21-month-old son of Mason and Ada Floyd of Oklahoma City, Okla., died March 12, 2007, in Oklahoma City. He is survived by his parents; one brother, Jacob of the home; maternal grandparents, Henry and Carolyn Earp of Paris, Texas; paternal grandparents, Eddie and Patti Floyd of Fort Smith; and his maternal great-great-grandmother Mildred Cornelius of Thayer...
Christian Starr (03/22/07)
Christian Jensen Starr, age 20, of Warrenville, Ill., died March 7, 2007, in Hilo, Hawaii. He was stationed with the U.S. Coast Guard aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter KISKA. He was born April 26, 1986 in Glendale Heights, Ill. Christian attended Bower Elementary, Warrenville, Hubble Middle School, Wheaton, Ill. ...
Linda Kay Hamilton (03/22/07)
Linda Kay Hamilton, daughter of the late Tom and Rhea Dorothy (Brown) Upton, was born Jan. 21, 1943, in Burlington, Iowa. She died March 15, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 64. She was married to Merlin George Hamilton on Jan. 7, 1967, at Burlingon, Iowa. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and was a member of the Salem First Baptist Church...
Clayta Ballard (03/22/07)
Clayta Maureen (Rogers) Ballard, age 66, of Ash Flat died March 16, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was born on Nov. 10, 1940, at Ash Flat, Ark., the daughter of Curtis and Glenda (Hamilton) Rogers. She retired after 32 years as a teacher and principal of the Highland School District. She was a CASA volunteer and a member of the Highland First Assembly of God...
Cora C. Bryant (03/22/07)
Cora C. Bryant, daughter of the late Dick and Mary (Tennison) Ellis, was born on May 4, 1907, in Ballard, Ark. She died March 13, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing and Rehab Center in Salem at the age of 99. She was united in marriage to Adolfus Bryant in 1928, at Hardy. She was a loving wife and aunt. She was member of the Salem Church of Christ...
William Vondal Romine (03/22/07)
William Vondal Romine, of Viola, Ark., son of the late John Earl Romine and Alma Roxie Tucker Romine, was born June 5, 1929, in Agnos, Ark. He died March 14, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 77 years. He was married to Elsie Vanderpool on April 22, 1950. To this union three children were born. She preceded him in death in 2001 and he later married Ella White Townsend...
Austin B. Crotts (03/22/07)
Austin B. Crotts, 75, of Pleasant Hill, was born Sept. 30, 1931, in Ardasty, Ark., the son of Lester and Gilley Ettermarie (Roberts) Crotts. He died March 2, 2007, at the Pleasant Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center. On May 16, 1958, Austin was united in marriage to Pearley Estes in Salem, Ark. He was a heavy equipment operator for the Missouri Department of Transportation. He loved working in his garden and caring for his many pets...
Kaden James Floyd (03/22/07)
Kaden James Floyd, 21-month-old son of Mason and Ada Floyd of Oklahoma City, Okla., died March 12, 2007, in Oklahoma City. He is survived by his parents; one brother, Jacob of the home; maternal grandparents, Henry and Carolyn Earp of Paris, Texas; paternal grandparents, Eddie and Patti Floyd of Fort Smith; and his maternal great-great-grandmother Mildred Cornelius of Thayer...
Douglas Brewer (03/22/07)
Douglas Brewer, 47, of Pocahontas, died March 10, 2007, at his home. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Hubert and Virginia Payne Brewer. He is survived by: his wife, Karen of the home; two daughter's Courtney and Kristina of the home; one brother Charles Brewster of Billmore, Mo.; one sister, Joy King of Pocahontas; and many nieces and nephews...
Gracie Agness Felts (03/22/07)
Gracie Agness Felts, 85, died March 14, 2007, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. She was born Sept. 6, 1921, at Dallas, Texas, the daughter of the late Dewitt and Exie (Arther) Williams. She lived her entire adult life in Cave City, Ark. She was united in marriage to Drewie Felts on Dec. 26, 1943...
Zola Marie Bosserman (03/22/07)
Zola Marie (McKinney) Bosserman, 85, died March 6, 2007, in Northport, Fla., after a long illness. She was born July 17, 1921, the daughter of the late Leander and Ona Mae (Sowders) McKinney near Mt. Vernon, Ky. She retired in 1980 from Stark and Wetzel in Indianapo-lis, Ind., before moving to Cherokee Village in 1990 and Florida in 2004...
Betty Ann Mills (03/22/07)
Betty Ann Mills, of Agnos, daughter of the late Kenneth Brewster and Helen Randolph Brewster, was born July 15, 1936, in Borger, Texas. She died March 11, 2007, at Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home at the age of 70. She was united in marriage to Vernal Mills on July 25, 1952, in Salem. To this union, six children were born. She was a homemaker and member of the Agnos Church of Christ...
Genevieve Beatty (03/22/07)
Genevieve Beatty was born in St. James, Ark., June 12, 1916. She was the first born of seven children of Finis Ford and Mary Hix Ford. All of her siblings are still alive: Imogene, Joyce, Kell, Nell, Walter and Merlynn. She had four children: Dennis (1946), Dan (1949), and twins Bruce and Vicki (1955)...
Anne Northcutt (03/22/07)
Anne Myrtle (Ideker) Northcutt, 94, widow of Herrn A. Northcutt Sr., died March 10, 2007, at Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock. She was born Aug. 30, 1912 in Stuttgart, Ark., the daughter of the late Arthur and Malinda (Rabeneck) Ideker who preceded her in death...
Joanna Belle Brown (03/22/07)
Joanna Belle Brown, was born on Jan. 27, 1913, in Coeta, Okla., the daugher of the late William J. Warren and Dora Young Warren. She died March 14, 2007, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 94 years. She was united in marriage on Dec. 3, 1934, in West Plains, Mo., to Lawrence Brown who preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 2003...
Kaiden Aaron Porter (03/22/07)
Kathryn (Katie) Porter of Alton is the parent of a baby boy, Kaiden Aaron Porter. He was born at 9:18 p.m., March 8, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparent is Tammy Porter of Alton...
Cash Ray Perryman (03/22/07)
Jason and Jamie Perryman of Gepp announce the birth of their son, Cash Ray Perryman, born Jan. 9, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Eddie and Tammy Combs of Myrtle, Mo...
Allison Nicole Smith (03/22/07)
Jake and Stephanie Smith are the parents of a baby girl, Allison Nicole Smith. She was born Feb. 21, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 9 pounds and was 20-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Mike and Brenda Smith of Heart; and Steve Barker and Rhonda Koelling of Salem...
Allison Nicole Smith (03/22/07)
Jake and Stephanie Smith are the parents of a baby girl, Allison Nicole Smith. She was born Feb. 21, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 9 pounds and was 20-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Mike and Brenda Smith of Heart; and Steve Barker and Rhonda Koelling of Salem...
Cash Ray Perryman (03/22/07)
Jason and Jamie Perryman of Gepp announce the birth of their son, Cash Ray Perryman, born Jan. 9, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Eddie and Tammy Combs of Myrtle, Mo...
Kaiden Aaron Porter (03/22/07)
Kathryn (Katie) Porter of Alton is the parent of a baby boy, Kaiden Aaron Porter. He was born at 9:18 p.m., March 8, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparent is Tammy Porter of Alton...
Couple to exchange vows (03/22/07)
John and Susie Kenslow, West Plains, along with Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Russell of Thayer, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney LaShaya to Seth Allen Risner, son of the late Brad Risner and Jeanette and Terry Frey, of Mammoth Spring...
Couple to exchange vows (03/22/07)
John and Susie Kenslow, West Plains, along with Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Russell of Thayer, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney LaShaya to Seth Allen Risner, son of the late Brad Risner and Jeanette and Terry Frey, of Mammoth Spring...
Couple celebrates 50th anniversary (03/22/07)
Joseph and Barbara Smith of Gepp celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner March 10, 1957, at Holy Rosary Church in Stutgart. He is a retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant and Viola Boy Scout Camp ranger. She is a retired licensed practical nurse...
Holligers celebrate 50th anniversary (03/22/07)
Louie and Betty Holliger of Cherokee Village will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise. Their sons, Louis Jr. (Terri) and Larry (Lynn) will join them on this celebration trip. Betty Ann Moser and Louie Holliger were married March 29, 1957, at the United Methodist Church in Bartonville, Ill...
Holligers celebrate 50th anniversary (03/22/07)
Louie and Betty Holliger of Cherokee Village will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise. Their sons, Louis Jr. (Terri) and Larry (Lynn) will join them on this celebration trip. Betty Ann Moser and Louie Holliger were married March 29, 1957, at the United Methodist Church in Bartonville, Ill...
Couple celebrates 50th anniversary (03/22/07)
Joseph and Barbara Smith of Gepp celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner March 10, 1957, at Holy Rosary Church in Stutgart. He is a retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant and Viola Boy Scout Camp ranger. She is a retired licensed practical nurse...
Just for fun ... (03/22/07)
So, I turned 23 March 15. WooHoo ... I wasn't really looking forward to the big 2-3, but I wasn't dreading it or anything, either. That is, until two nights before my birthday. Since I have grad classes every Monday and Wednesday morning, I usually stay in Jonesboro Sunday and Tuesday nights...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/22/07)
On Feb. 3, 1959, a small airplane crashed in a field near Clear Lake, Iowa. The pilot and his passengers, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, all perished. It was the day the music died. "I can't remember if I cried ... When I read about his widowed bride ... But something touched me deep inside ... The day the music died." From "American Pie" by Don McLean...
Office of the Governor (03/22/07)
I have always believed that Missourians should keep more of their hard earned income. The more money the government takes from Missouri taxpayers the worse off they and our economy will be. Unfortunately, some who believe we need higher taxes believe the government should tax Social Security. In fact, Missouri is one of only 15 states that tax these benefits...
Office of the Governor (03/22/07)
I have always believed that Missourians should keep more of their hard earned income. The more money the government takes from Missouri taxpayers the worse off they and our economy will be. Unfortunately, some who believe we need higher taxes believe the government should tax Social Security. In fact, Missouri is one of only 15 states that tax these benefits...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/22/07)
On Feb. 3, 1959, a small airplane crashed in a field near Clear Lake, Iowa. The pilot and his passengers, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, all perished. It was the day the music died. "I can't remember if I cried ... When I read about his widowed bride ... But something touched me deep inside ... The day the music died." From "American Pie" by Don McLean...
Just for fun ... (03/22/07)
So, I turned 23 March 15. WooHoo ... I wasn't really looking forward to the big 2-3, but I wasn't dreading it or anything, either. That is, until two nights before my birthday. Since I have grad classes every Monday and Wednesday morning, I usually stay in Jonesboro Sunday and Tuesday nights...