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Stories from Thursday, March 29, 2007

Cave City girl dies in 4-wheeler wreck (03/29/07)
A 13-year-old Cave City girl died in a 4-wheeler wreck in Independence County March 25. Gary Dewayne Simpson told Independence County Deputy Colby Markum that his daughter, Elizabeth A. Simpson, had left the house on East Center Street on a 4-wheeler to check on a calf in a field near their home. When she didn't return, he went to look for her and found the 4-wheeler laying upside down on top of her in the field, Markum said...
Base pay for new teachers set at MS (03/29/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring School Board met in regular session March 12. Mammoth Spring Superintendent of Schools Ron Taylor presented the board members with a schedule for a school board members workshop that will be held at the school June 7...
Easter services planned in area (03/29/07)
AREA -- The Thayer/Mammoth Spring Ministerial Alliance will hold a Community Easter Service April 4 at 7 p.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Thayer. Featured pastors will be: Ron Richardson, Hospice representative and chaplin director for Ozarks Medical Center; David Scott, St. ...
Escapee back in prison (03/29/07)
Izard County authorities found 21-year-old Joshua James Langston, who recently escaped from the Missouri Department of Correction, hiding in a residence in a Calico Rock apartment complex March 23. On March 21 a female who was later identified as 20-year-old Alyssa Kirby, contacted Izard County authorities, claiming that a prison escapee was holding her and threatening to kill her, said Izard County Chief Deputy Earnie Blackley...
Recalled Pet Food List (03/29/07)
Recalled Cat Product InformationRecall Information 1-866-895-2708 American Choice, Preferred Pets, Authority, Best Choice, Companion, Compliments, Demoulas Market Basket, Eukanuba, Fine FelineCat, Foot Lion, Foodtown, GiantCompanion, Hannaford, Hill Country Fare, Hy-Vee, Iams, Laura Lynn, Li'l Red, Loving Meals, Meijer's Main Choice, Nutriplan, Nutro Max Gourmet Classics, Nutro Natural Choice, Paws, Pet Pride, Presidents Choice, Price Chopper, Priority US, Save-A-Lot Special Blend, Schnucks, Science Diet Feline Savory Cuts Cans, Sophistacat, Special Kitty Canada, Special Kitty US, Springfield Prize, Sprout, Stop & Shop Companion, Tops Companion, Wegmans, Weis Total Pet, Western Family US, White Rose and Winn Dixie. ...
Recall affects area pet owners (03/29/07)
Though there are some suspected cases, there has not been any verified animal deaths resulting from the recently recalled pet food produced by Menu Foods, say local veterinarians. March 17 the Canada-based company announced a precautionary recall of the "cuts and gravy" variety of pet food sold in cans and pouches that was manufactured between Dec. 3, 2006, and March 6...
Rabies clinic planned (03/29/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- On April 7 the Langley Animal Clinic in collaboration with the Oregon County Health Department will hold a rabies vaccination clinic. The clinic will be set up at the Thayer Police Station from 8 to 11 a.m. A second clinic will be held that same day (April 7) at Alton at the old Alton Fair Grounds from noon to 2 p.m...
New law from dog attack (03/29/07)
Despite the trauma she suffered, at least some good resulted from an 81-year-old Calico Rock woman's December 2006 dog attack. March 5 a law allowing dog owners to be held criminally responsible for vicious dogs unanimously passed through the Senate 35-0...
Clean-up set at Horseshoe Bend (03/29/07)
Discussions regarding Horseshoe Bend's participation in the Great American Clean-Up was the focus of the city council's March 19 meeting. Mayor Bob Barnes encouraged all Horseshoe Bend residents to "do their part" to beautify the town during the May 12 event and said refreshments and hot dogs would be provided to all participants...
Salem man arrested (03/29/07)
For one Salem man, it appears his need for a nicotine fix was worth the risk of being arrested March 7. On the day of his 20th birthday, Anthony Mejia was arrested in connection with burglary, breaking and entering, theft and sexual assault. Patricia McCarary said, at approximately 1 a.m. ...
Election day is April 3 (03/29/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- General and Municipal Elections will be held across Missouri April 3. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said polls will open in Oregon County at 6 a.m. and will close at 7 p.m. Hensley said absentee voting will be available in his office until 5 p.m. the day before the election. "Our office will also be open for absentee voting the Saturday before the election, March 29 from 8 a.m. to noon," he said...
ROOF WORK: (03/29/07)
ROOF WORK: Workers with Tri-State Roofing of Mammoth Spring put the finishing touches on some soffit work March 22 at the Mammoth Spring administrative building at Mammoth Spring School. Photo/Thompson
Hall of Fame Coach dies (03/29/07)
Grief struck the hearts of many March 26 when they learned their former coach, mentor, co-worker and friend had died. William Thednal Hill, of Viola died March 26 at Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home. He was 82. Throughout 35 years as a coach, Hill ended his career in 1986 with a record of 1,023 victories and only 162 losses. He is the winningest girls' basketball coach in Arkansas history and is ranked third nationally...
Someday I can ... (03/29/07)
Future Quilter: Nancy Fleece with the Country Quilters Quilt Guild, shows 2-year-old Katelyn Perryman pictures of some of her creations at the organization's meeting March 21. Photo/Ninemire
Tree City stars ... (03/29/07)
TREE PLANTING -- Mammoth Spring Tree City board members Charlie Vaughn and Bill Tibbits help Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace and city workers Beryl DuBoise and Bradley Guy plant 20 Star magnolia trees at the Riverside Cemetery March 22. Photo/Thompson...
STUDENTS COMPETE: (03/29/07)
STUDENTS COMPETE: Students from Thayer Elementary School recently competed in the 22nd Annual Missouri Elementary Student Mathematics Regional Contest. The contest was held at Richards R-V School in West Plains and was sponsored by the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics.The two events were problem solving and math concepts. ...
Rabies clinic planned (03/29/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- On April 7 the Langley Animal Clinic in collaboration with the Oregon County Health Department will hold a rabies vaccination clinic. The clinic will be set up at the Thayer Police Station from 8 to 11 a.m. A second clinic will be held that same day (April 7) at Alton at the old Alton Fair Grounds from noon to 2 p.m...
New law from dog attack (03/29/07)
Despite the trauma she suffered, at least some good resulted from an 81-year-old Calico Rock woman's December 2006 dog attack. March 5 a law allowing dog owners to be held criminally responsible for vicious dogs unanimously passed through the Senate 35-0...
Clean-up set at Horseshoe Bend (03/29/07)
Discussions regarding Horseshoe Bend's participation in the Great American Clean-Up was the focus of the city council's March 19 meeting. Mayor Bob Barnes encouraged all Horseshoe Bend residents to "do their part" to beautify the town during the May 12 event and said refreshments and hot dogs would be provided to all participants...
Easter services planned in area (03/29/07)
AREA -- The Thayer/Mammoth Spring Ministerial Alliance will hold a Community Easter Service April 4 at 7 p.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Thayer. Featured pastors will be: Ron Richardson, Hospice representative and chaplin director for Ozarks Medical Center; David Scott, St. ...
Salem man arrested (03/29/07)
For one Salem man, it appears his need for a nicotine fix was worth the risk of being arrested March 7. On the day of his 20th birthday, Anthony Mejia was arrested in connection with burglary, breaking and entering, theft and sexual assault. Patricia McCarary said, at approximately 1 a.m. ...
Recalled Pet Food List (03/29/07)
Recalled Cat Product InformationRecall Information 1-866-895-2708 American Choice, Preferred Pets, Authority, Best Choice, Companion, Compliments, Demoulas Market Basket, Eukanuba, Fine FelineCat, Foot Lion, Foodtown, GiantCompanion, Hannaford, Hill Country Fare, Hy-Vee, Iams, Laura Lynn, Li'l Red, Loving Meals, Meijer's Main Choice, Nutriplan, Nutro Max Gourmet Classics, Nutro Natural Choice, Paws, Pet Pride, Presidents Choice, Price Chopper, Priority US, Save-A-Lot Special Blend, Schnucks, Science Diet Feline Savory Cuts Cans, Sophistacat, Special Kitty Canada, Special Kitty US, Springfield Prize, Sprout, Stop & Shop Companion, Tops Companion, Wegmans, Weis Total Pet, Western Family US, White Rose and Winn Dixie. ...
Tree City stars ... (03/29/07)
TREE PLANTING -- Mammoth Spring Tree City board members Charlie Vaughn and Bill Tibbits help Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace and city workers Beryl DuBoise and Bradley Guy plant 20 Star magnolia trees at the Riverside Cemetery March 22. Photo/Thompson...
STUDENTS COMPETE: (03/29/07)
STUDENTS COMPETE: Students from Thayer Elementary School recently competed in the 22nd Annual Missouri Elementary Student Mathematics Regional Contest. The contest was held at Richards R-V School in West Plains and was sponsored by the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics.The two events were problem solving and math concepts. ...
Someday I can ... (03/29/07)
Future Quilter: Nancy Fleece with the Country Quilters Quilt Guild, shows 2-year-old Katelyn Perryman pictures of some of her creations at the organization's meeting March 21. Photo/Ninemire
Cave City girl dies in 4-wheeler wreck (03/29/07)
A 13-year-old Cave City girl died in a 4-wheeler wreck in Independence County March 25. Gary Dewayne Simpson told Independence County Deputy Colby Markum that his daughter, Elizabeth A. Simpson, had left the house on East Center Street on a 4-wheeler to check on a calf in a field near their home. When she didn't return, he went to look for her and found the 4-wheeler laying upside down on top of her in the field, Markum said...
ROOF WORK: (03/29/07)
ROOF WORK: Workers with Tri-State Roofing of Mammoth Spring put the finishing touches on some soffit work March 22 at the Mammoth Spring administrative building at Mammoth Spring School. Photo/Thompson
Hall of Fame Coach dies (03/29/07)
Grief struck the hearts of many March 26 when they learned their former coach, mentor, co-worker and friend had died. William Thednal Hill, of Viola died March 26 at Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home. He was 82. Throughout 35 years as a coach, Hill ended his career in 1986 with a record of 1,023 victories and only 162 losses. He is the winningest girls' basketball coach in Arkansas history and is ranked third nationally...
Election day is April 3 (03/29/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- General and Municipal Elections will be held across Missouri April 3. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said polls will open in Oregon County at 6 a.m. and will close at 7 p.m. Hensley said absentee voting will be available in his office until 5 p.m. the day before the election. "Our office will also be open for absentee voting the Saturday before the election, March 29 from 8 a.m. to noon," he said...
Recall affects area pet owners (03/29/07)
Though there are some suspected cases, there has not been any verified animal deaths resulting from the recently recalled pet food produced by Menu Foods, say local veterinarians. March 17 the Canada-based company announced a precautionary recall of the "cuts and gravy" variety of pet food sold in cans and pouches that was manufactured between Dec. 3, 2006, and March 6...
Base pay for new teachers set at MS (03/29/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring School Board met in regular session March 12. Mammoth Spring Superintendent of Schools Ron Taylor presented the board members with a schedule for a school board members workshop that will be held at the school June 7...
Escapee back in prison (03/29/07)
Izard County authorities found 21-year-old Joshua James Langston, who recently escaped from the Missouri Department of Correction, hiding in a residence in a Calico Rock apartment complex March 23. On March 21 a female who was later identified as 20-year-old Alyssa Kirby, contacted Izard County authorities, claiming that a prison escapee was holding her and threatening to kill her, said Izard County Chief Deputy Earnie Blackley...
Eads named to honor society (03/29/07)
The United States Achievement Academy has announced that Faith Evelyn Eads of Mammoth Spring has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student award winner. Eads, who attends Mammoth Spring High School, will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's official yearbook which is published nationally...
Afternoon tea held (03/29/07)
The formal dining room of Ozarka College was the setting for and "Afternoon Tea" for teen girls from Cornerstone Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant. Hosted by Joyce Goff, the tea gave the girls an opportunity to learn the history and etiquette of afternoon tea...
Scholarship available (03/29/07)
The Salem Chamber of Commerce scholarship applications are now available. Applications can be picked up at the Bank of Salem or North Arkansas Electric. The scholarship is for $500. Any student attending high school or home schooled in Fulton County, who is a graduating senior, planning on attending college, trade school or higher education in the state of Arkansas, or a student planning to start a business enterprise in Fulton County immediately after graduation may apply. ...
Cowart receives award (03/29/07)
Kayla Elizabeth Cowart was recently awarded an academic scholarship to attend Central Baptist College in Conway, Ark. Academic scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis according to grade point average and ACT scores. Cowart will be a freshman pursuing an associate's of arts degree in general education. She is the daughter of Ralph and Vicky Cowart of Salem, a 2007 graduate of Salem?High School and a member of Salem First Baptist Church in Salem...
WINNER: (03/29/07)
WINNER: Lesli Griffin, daughter of Janice Griffin and Greg Griffin of Waldenburg, is the current reigning Miss NEA. She is the granddaughter of Mae Blevins of Oxford, Joyce Griffin of Highland, and Virgil Griffin of Hardy. She is a senior at Weiner High School and is an all-region basketball player. She is also the reigning Young Ms. Jonesboro and the Trumann Duck Festival Queen...
NEW OWNER: (03/29/07)
NEW OWNER: Jessica Gilbreath is the new owner and independent agent of Humphries Insurance located on the west side of the Salem Court Square. Most recently an agent for Horseshoe Bend Insurance, Gilbreath said she has dealt with a number of companies and clients from all across Arkansas. ...
O.C. Community Health Center plans open house (03/29/07)
Oregon County Community Health Center in Thayer will hold an open house on March 29 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to visit the clinic located at 2nd and Market Street and meet Dr. Gregory L. Rakestraw and staff. Refreshments will be served...
Benefit for Croney family set (03/29/07)
A benefit gospel concert will be held at the West Plains Civic Center auditorium on Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m. for the Jay Croney Family. The concert features outstanding gospel performers both locally and from Nashville. They include: Jeff Sullivan, southern gospel favorites the ?Howell Family, Bev Kirby, Steven James, a bluegrass gospel group, New Highway, country and traditional gospel artists like Bob Ellis, Dan Duncan, Delinda Campbell and Larry Petro...
O.C. Community Health Center plans open house (03/29/07)
Oregon County Community Health Center in Thayer will hold an open house on March 29 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to visit the clinic located at 2nd and Market Street and meet Dr. Gregory L. Rakestraw and staff. Refreshments will be served...
Cowart receives award (03/29/07)
Kayla Elizabeth Cowart was recently awarded an academic scholarship to attend Central Baptist College in Conway, Ark. Academic scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis according to grade point average and ACT scores. Cowart will be a freshman pursuing an associate's of arts degree in general education. She is the daughter of Ralph and Vicky Cowart of Salem, a 2007 graduate of Salem?High School and a member of Salem First Baptist Church in Salem...
Eads named to honor society (03/29/07)
The United States Achievement Academy has announced that Faith Evelyn Eads of Mammoth Spring has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student award winner. Eads, who attends Mammoth Spring High School, will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's official yearbook which is published nationally...
Afternoon tea held (03/29/07)
The formal dining room of Ozarka College was the setting for and "Afternoon Tea" for teen girls from Cornerstone Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant. Hosted by Joyce Goff, the tea gave the girls an opportunity to learn the history and etiquette of afternoon tea...
Scholarship available (03/29/07)
The Salem Chamber of Commerce scholarship applications are now available. Applications can be picked up at the Bank of Salem or North Arkansas Electric. The scholarship is for $500. Any student attending high school or home schooled in Fulton County, who is a graduating senior, planning on attending college, trade school or higher education in the state of Arkansas, or a student planning to start a business enterprise in Fulton County immediately after graduation may apply. ...
WINNER: (03/29/07)
WINNER: Lesli Griffin, daughter of Janice Griffin and Greg Griffin of Waldenburg, is the current reigning Miss NEA. She is the granddaughter of Mae Blevins of Oxford, Joyce Griffin of Highland, and Virgil Griffin of Hardy. She is a senior at Weiner High School and is an all-region basketball player. She is also the reigning Young Ms. Jonesboro and the Trumann Duck Festival Queen...
NEW OWNER: (03/29/07)
NEW OWNER: Jessica Gilbreath is the new owner and independent agent of Humphries Insurance located on the west side of the Salem Court Square. Most recently an agent for Horseshoe Bend Insurance, Gilbreath said she has dealt with a number of companies and clients from all across Arkansas. ...
Benefit for Croney family set (03/29/07)
A benefit gospel concert will be held at the West Plains Civic Center auditorium on Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m. for the Jay Croney Family. The concert features outstanding gospel performers both locally and from Nashville. They include: Jeff Sullivan, southern gospel favorites the ?Howell Family, Bev Kirby, Steven James, a bluegrass gospel group, New Highway, country and traditional gospel artists like Bob Ellis, Dan Duncan, Delinda Campbell and Larry Petro...
Vanover throws gem, Comets win (03/29/07)
Taking the mound for Alton in the Comets' first baseball game of the year, hurler David Vanover naturally didn't look like he was in mid-season form. However, after getting some first-inning jitters out of his system, Vanover settled down and took control, tossing a one-hitter in Alton's season-opening 12-7 win over the Mammoth Spring Bears March 23...
First fish program for young anglers (03/29/07)
A child's life is a series of firsts -- the first tooth, the first step, the first word and the first birthday. The Missouri Department of Conservation has a program to commemorate one of those signal events -- a young angler's first fish. "I suspect that a lot of people can remember their first fish," said Randy Noyes, who started the Conservation Department's First Fish Program (FFP). ...
Viola second at Lady Rebel Rumble (03/29/07)
What do you get after spending 15 hours in the hot, un-Spring-like 80-degree heat of a March Saturday on the softball diamond? Other than a huge collection of empty water bottles, half-empty containers of sun tan lotion and an assortment of bumps and bruises, that is?...
Viola second at Lady Rebel Rumble (03/29/07)
What do you get after spending 15 hours in the hot, un-Spring-like 80-degree heat of a March Saturday on the softball diamond? Other than a huge collection of empty water bottles, half-empty containers of sun tan lotion and an assortment of bumps and bruises, that is?...
First fish program for young anglers (03/29/07)
A child's life is a series of firsts -- the first tooth, the first step, the first word and the first birthday. The Missouri Department of Conservation has a program to commemorate one of those signal events -- a young angler's first fish. "I suspect that a lot of people can remember their first fish," said Randy Noyes, who started the Conservation Department's First Fish Program (FFP). ...
Vanover throws gem, Comets win (03/29/07)
Taking the mound for Alton in the Comets' first baseball game of the year, hurler David Vanover naturally didn't look like he was in mid-season form. However, after getting some first-inning jitters out of his system, Vanover settled down and took control, tossing a one-hitter in Alton's season-opening 12-7 win over the Mammoth Spring Bears March 23...
Delmos Curtis Perkey (03/29/07)
Delmos Curtis Perkey, age 87, of Cave City died March 24, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 10, 1920, at Cave City, Ark., the son of James Arden and Ella (Sharp)?Perkey. He was a retired welder for St. Louis Ship Building and Steel, served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a member of the VFW?Post 8042 at Evening Shade and a member of the Church of Christ in Cave City...
Onie Seal (03/29/07)
Onie Seal, age 80, of Hardy, died March 22, 2007, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was born on Aug. 3, 1926, in Tremble, Tenn., the daughter of the late Harrison and Lessie Rainey Goff. She was united in marriage to James Seal in 1941 in Caruthersville, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1994...
Mrs. Dona Smith (03/29/07)
Mrs. Dona Breneda Smith, 83, of Pocahontas, Ark., died March 16, 2007, at Randolph Home in Pocahontas, Ark. She was a member of Shannon Baptist Church and a former long time member of the Hardy Baptist Church. She was very active in the Southern Baptist Women's Missionary Union...
Doris Niederbrach (03/29/07)
Doris Evelyn Niederbrach, of Salem, formerly of Batesville area, daughter of the late Rev. Valmon and Eva Mae (Burns) Holloway, was born on Sept. 28, 1940, in Cushman, Ark. She died March 19, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville at the age of 66...
Nathan "Junior" Boles (03/29/07)
Nathan N. "Junior" Boles, age 77, of Cave City died March 25, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. He was born Oct. 22, 1929, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Nathan N. Boles Sr. and Atha Mae (Brashers) Boles. He was a farmer and owned a laundromat in Cave City for several years...
Jan Knapp (03/29/07)
Jan Knapp, of Pineville, daughter of the late Bluford Layfatte Stewart and Edna Venable Stewart, was born April 3, 1947, in England, Ark. She died March 24, 2007, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County at the age of 59. She was united in marriage to Roy Knapp on May 19, 1979, at South Fork, Mo...
Ethel May Caldwell (03/29/07)
Ethel May Caldwell, 88, of Maynard, Ark., died March 20, 2007, at the Randolph Home. She was born May 28, 1918, at Middlebrook, Ark., the daughter of Cora Ellen (Harrison)?White and Glover C. White. She was a homemaker. Survivors include: a son, Scottie Caldwell of Myrtle, Mo.; a daughter, Scheryl Helms, of Maynard, Ark; four grandchildren: Wesley Ray Caldwell of Maynard, Melba Croney of Moberly; Scottie Caldwell Jr. of Pocahontas, Ark., and Andy Caldwell of Myrtle; and six great-grandchildren...
Goldie Alice Mahan (03/29/07)
Goldie Alice Mahan, age 72, of Cave City, died March 23, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 6, 1934, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of the late Robert Olza and Clara (Pinkston) Mahan. She was of the Baptist faith...
Thomas Hayes Milner (03/29/07)
Thomas Hayes Milner, of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Salem, Ark., son of the late Denver and Noma Lee (Wright)?Milner, was born Sept. 4, 1934, in Gonzales, Texas. He died March 21, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain?Home, Ark., at the age of 72 years...
Loyd Junior Hancock (03/29/07)
Loyd Junior Hancock, of Salem, son of the late Buford Hancock and Lottie Pearl Hancock was born Nov. 21, 1931, at Wheeling, Ark. He died March 19, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 75. He was united in marriage to Jeannette Denny on Aug. 3, 1958, at Salem. To this union three children were born...
Herbert Peck Jr. (03/29/07)
Herbert Charles Peck Jr., 78, of Cherokee Village, died March 21, 2007, in Ash Flat, Ark. He was born on May 13, 1928, in Detroit, Mich., the son of Herbert Charles Peck Sr. and Mary (Garvey)?Peck. He served in the United States Naval Reserve for nine years. He worked as an electrical engineer with Giffels and Associates for 25 years in Detroit, Mich...
Everette A. Croslow (03/29/07)
Everette A. Croslow, 87, of Duluth, Ga., died March 24, 2007. He is survived by: his wife, Peggy Croslow; son: Michael Croslow; and daughters Meg Barnes and Lori Reineke; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Peachtree Christian Hospice, Duluth, Ga. Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory were in charge of the arrangements...
Ralph G. Sanders (03/29/07)
Ralph G. "Sandy" Sanders, 81, longtime resident of Virginia Beach, Va., and a denizen of Pungo, died March 17, 2007, in a Norfolk, Va., hospital. He was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Alton, Mo., the son of the late Nova Williams Sanders and Andrew Jacob Sanders. He was the widow of Lola Drummond Sanders...
Charles "Floyd"?Fuller (03/29/07)
Charles "Floyd"?Fuller, 78, of Hardy, Ark., died March 18, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Feb. 28, 1929, near the Many Islands community in Fulton County. He was the son of Lyon Fuller and Bessy (Robinson) Fuller. He worked many years for the Arkansas Highway Depart-ment. He was married to Billie Yates Fuller for 49 years and nine months...
Jack Bartlett (03/29/07)
Jack Bartlett, age 64, of Hardy, Ark., died on March 3, 2007, in Rialto, Calif. He was born June 27, 1942, in Bozeman, Mont., the son of Betty and John Bartlett. He grew up in southern Calif., and lived in Hardy since 1984. He was in the trucking business for over 35 years...
Jack Bartlett (03/29/07)
Jack Bartlett, age 64, of Hardy, Ark., died on March 3, 2007, in Rialto, Calif. He was born June 27, 1942, in Bozeman, Mont., the son of Betty and John Bartlett. He grew up in southern Calif., and lived in Hardy since 1984. He was in the trucking business for over 35 years...
Ethel May Caldwell (03/29/07)
Ethel May Caldwell, 88, of Maynard, Ark., died March 20, 2007, at the Randolph Home. She was born May 28, 1918, at Middlebrook, Ark., the daughter of Cora Ellen (Harrison)?White and Glover C. White. She was a homemaker. Survivors include: a son, Scottie Caldwell of Myrtle, Mo.; a daughter, Scheryl Helms, of Maynard, Ark; four grandchildren: Wesley Ray Caldwell of Maynard, Melba Croney of Moberly; Scottie Caldwell Jr. of Pocahontas, Ark., and Andy Caldwell of Myrtle; and six great-grandchildren...
Jan Knapp (03/29/07)
Jan Knapp, of Pineville, daughter of the late Bluford Layfatte Stewart and Edna Venable Stewart, was born April 3, 1947, in England, Ark. She died March 24, 2007, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County at the age of 59. She was united in marriage to Roy Knapp on May 19, 1979, at South Fork, Mo...
Nathan "Junior" Boles (03/29/07)
Nathan N. "Junior" Boles, age 77, of Cave City died March 25, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. He was born Oct. 22, 1929, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Nathan N. Boles Sr. and Atha Mae (Brashers) Boles. He was a farmer and owned a laundromat in Cave City for several years...
Doris Niederbrach (03/29/07)
Doris Evelyn Niederbrach, of Salem, formerly of Batesville area, daughter of the late Rev. Valmon and Eva Mae (Burns) Holloway, was born on Sept. 28, 1940, in Cushman, Ark. She died March 19, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville at the age of 66...
Charles "Floyd"?Fuller (03/29/07)
Charles "Floyd"?Fuller, 78, of Hardy, Ark., died March 18, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Feb. 28, 1929, near the Many Islands community in Fulton County. He was the son of Lyon Fuller and Bessy (Robinson) Fuller. He worked many years for the Arkansas Highway Depart-ment. He was married to Billie Yates Fuller for 49 years and nine months...
Loyd Junior Hancock (03/29/07)
Loyd Junior Hancock, of Salem, son of the late Buford Hancock and Lottie Pearl Hancock was born Nov. 21, 1931, at Wheeling, Ark. He died March 19, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 75. He was united in marriage to Jeannette Denny on Aug. 3, 1958, at Salem. To this union three children were born...
Mrs. Dona Smith (03/29/07)
Mrs. Dona Breneda Smith, 83, of Pocahontas, Ark., died March 16, 2007, at Randolph Home in Pocahontas, Ark. She was a member of Shannon Baptist Church and a former long time member of the Hardy Baptist Church. She was very active in the Southern Baptist Women's Missionary Union...
Herbert Peck Jr. (03/29/07)
Herbert Charles Peck Jr., 78, of Cherokee Village, died March 21, 2007, in Ash Flat, Ark. He was born on May 13, 1928, in Detroit, Mich., the son of Herbert Charles Peck Sr. and Mary (Garvey)?Peck. He served in the United States Naval Reserve for nine years. He worked as an electrical engineer with Giffels and Associates for 25 years in Detroit, Mich...
Thomas Hayes Milner (03/29/07)
Thomas Hayes Milner, of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Salem, Ark., son of the late Denver and Noma Lee (Wright)?Milner, was born Sept. 4, 1934, in Gonzales, Texas. He died March 21, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain?Home, Ark., at the age of 72 years...
Everette A. Croslow (03/29/07)
Everette A. Croslow, 87, of Duluth, Ga., died March 24, 2007. He is survived by: his wife, Peggy Croslow; son: Michael Croslow; and daughters Meg Barnes and Lori Reineke; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Peachtree Christian Hospice, Duluth, Ga. Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory were in charge of the arrangements...
Ralph G. Sanders (03/29/07)
Ralph G. "Sandy" Sanders, 81, longtime resident of Virginia Beach, Va., and a denizen of Pungo, died March 17, 2007, in a Norfolk, Va., hospital. He was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Alton, Mo., the son of the late Nova Williams Sanders and Andrew Jacob Sanders. He was the widow of Lola Drummond Sanders...
Delmos Curtis Perkey (03/29/07)
Delmos Curtis Perkey, age 87, of Cave City died March 24, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 10, 1920, at Cave City, Ark., the son of James Arden and Ella (Sharp)?Perkey. He was a retired welder for St. Louis Ship Building and Steel, served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a member of the VFW?Post 8042 at Evening Shade and a member of the Church of Christ in Cave City...
Onie Seal (03/29/07)
Onie Seal, age 80, of Hardy, died March 22, 2007, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was born on Aug. 3, 1926, in Tremble, Tenn., the daughter of the late Harrison and Lessie Rainey Goff. She was united in marriage to James Seal in 1941 in Caruthersville, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1994...
Goldie Alice Mahan (03/29/07)
Goldie Alice Mahan, age 72, of Cave City, died March 23, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 6, 1934, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of the late Robert Olza and Clara (Pinkston) Mahan. She was of the Baptist faith...
Wyatt James Owens (03/29/07)
Joey Owens and Jessica Bates of Alton, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Wyatt James Owens. He was born at 10 p.m. March 23, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. and was 22 inches long.
Matthew Allyn Boltz Jr. (03/29/07)
Matthew and Misty Botz of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Matthew Allyn Jr. He was born at 1:39 p.m. March 20, 2007 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. His sibling is Zoe, 22 months. Grandparents are Alfred and Tracy Bingham of Thayer and Angela Botz of Big Piney, Wyo...
Grant Joseph Thomas (03/29/07)
Michael and Kara Thomas of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Grant Joseph. He was born at 9:50 a.m. March 23, 2007 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 1/2 ounces. and was 20 1/4 inches long. His siblings are Emily, 6; Bethanie, 16 and Steven, 17. Grandparents are Jr. and Kathy Zehr of Salem; Bill and Gwen Battice of Pontiac, Ill., and Larry and Dana Thomas of West Plains...
Slade Monroe Ray (03/29/07)
Stephen Ray and Sunshine Wallace of Mammoth?Spring announce the birth of their son, Slade Monroe Ray, born on March 19, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed by a sister, Savannah Ray...
Carter David Hicks (03/29/07)
Brian and Autumn Hicks of Paragould are the parents of a baby boy, Carter David ?Hicks, born March 13, 2007, at St. Barnard's in Jonesboro. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces. Grandparents are Marvin and Janet Gander and Winford and Rita Stanfill of Paragould, Allan and Andrea Hicks of Jonesboro, and Ruth Kimbrough of Paragould...
Matthew Allyn Boltz Jr. (03/29/07)
Matthew and Misty Botz of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Matthew Allyn Jr. He was born at 1:39 p.m. March 20, 2007 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. His sibling is Zoe, 22 months. Grandparents are Alfred and Tracy Bingham of Thayer and Angela Botz of Big Piney, Wyo...
Grant Joseph Thomas (03/29/07)
Michael and Kara Thomas of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Grant Joseph. He was born at 9:50 a.m. March 23, 2007 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 1/2 ounces. and was 20 1/4 inches long. His siblings are Emily, 6; Bethanie, 16 and Steven, 17. Grandparents are Jr. and Kathy Zehr of Salem; Bill and Gwen Battice of Pontiac, Ill., and Larry and Dana Thomas of West Plains...
Slade Monroe Ray (03/29/07)
Stephen Ray and Sunshine Wallace of Mammoth?Spring announce the birth of their son, Slade Monroe Ray, born on March 19, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed by a sister, Savannah Ray...
Carter David Hicks (03/29/07)
Brian and Autumn Hicks of Paragould are the parents of a baby boy, Carter David ?Hicks, born March 13, 2007, at St. Barnard's in Jonesboro. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces. Grandparents are Marvin and Janet Gander and Winford and Rita Stanfill of Paragould, Allan and Andrea Hicks of Jonesboro, and Ruth Kimbrough of Paragould...
Wyatt James Owens (03/29/07)
Joey Owens and Jessica Bates of Alton, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Wyatt James Owens. He was born at 10 p.m. March 23, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. and was 22 inches long.
ANNIVERSARY: (03/29/07)
ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary March 31. There will be an open house for their friends from 1 to 3 p.m. at 95 Sara Circle, Ash Flat. "We treasure your gift of friendship. We request no other," the Johnsons said...
ANNIVERSARY: (03/29/07)
ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary March 31. There will be an open house for their friends from 1 to 3 p.m. at 95 Sara Circle, Ash Flat. "We treasure your gift of friendship. We request no other," the Johnsons said...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/29/07)
Forty Years Ago -- 1967 Forty years ago, I was a member (as in Selective Service) of the Third U.S. Army Data Processing Company at Ft. McPherson in Atlanta, Ga. I was issued a pencil and assigned to a desk where I analyzed documents and reduced information to codes for computer processing. ...
Boldly Going Nowhere (03/29/07)
Forty Years Ago -- 1967 Forty years ago, I was a member (as in Selective Service) of the Third U.S. Army Data Processing Company at Ft. McPherson in Atlanta, Ga. I was issued a pencil and assigned to a desk where I analyzed documents and reduced information to codes for computer processing. ...