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Stories from Thursday, April 12, 2007

Three days -- 2 arrests (04/12/07)
After finding a man in possession of 139 pounds of marijuana with a street value of more than $266,800, authorities have James Walton behind bars. "It's huge," Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said. "When you can confiscate 130 pounds of marijuana it's big."...
Carroll arrested on drug charges (04/12/07)
A tip from the Bald Knob Police Department landed a Mammoth Spring man in the Fulton County Jail March 27. Earl G. Carroll Jr., 40, is facing multiple drug charges after authorities found various illegal substances and drug paraphernalia in his residence, according to Officer Jimmy Carter with the Arkansas Drug Task Force...
Teen uses her experiences to help others (04/12/07)
THAYER -- A 13-year old Thayer girl is on a mission and she needs the community to help her make the mission a success. Tammy Komm, a seventh grader at Thayer Middle School is working with a class from Missouri State University in West Plains to collect non-perishable food and toiletries to benefit the Samaritan Out Reach Center and Christos House,...
The saga of ...The traveling toliet (04/12/07)
BLUE TOILET: Bob Cicigoi a member of the St. Paul United Methodist Church American Cancer Society Relay for Life team adjusts the ribbon on the blue toilet that has been making the rounds across Oregon County the past few weeks. Back in the good old days an outhouse, with a Sears and Roebuck catalog inside, was just part of the landscape of the typical Ozark homeplace. Most of the time, the outhouse was a modest little building located not too far from, and not too close to, the main house...
Off the streets (04/12/07)
After finding a man in possession of 139 pounds of marijuana with a street value of more than $266,800, authorities have James Walton behind bars. "It's huge," Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said. "When you can confiscate 130 pounds of marijuana it's big."...
New mayor takes the helm (04/12/07)
THAYER -- A new mayor and two new city aldermen were sworn in at the April 10 Thayer City Council meeting. Long time educator Merle Williams defeated incumbent Allen Deckard in the April 3 election 312 votes to 129 votes. Williams has been retired the last seven years after serving as Thayer superintendent of schools since 1992...
A legend on, off the hardwood (04/12/07)
Don't let the white hair and the soft smile fool you. That's what I told a young gentleman sitting to the left of me at the state basketball tournament in Guy-Perkins a few years ago. That was in reference to his question about who the older gentleman sitting to the right of me was...
Safe Passage may expand into Fulton County (04/12/07)
From 2005 to 2006, over 900,000 women in the United States were victims of domestic and intimate partner violence. Approximately 18 percent of those women were 15 to 24 years old. That same year, approximately one million calls were made to the National Domestic Violence Hotline...
Charges (04/12/07)
THAYER -- Additional charges have been filed against a Mammoth Spring man after he confessed to robbing the Flash Market convenience store in Thayer. Charged with first degree robbery and armed criminal action is Jesse Johnson, 17, of Mammoth Spring...
Sports complex moving ahead (04/12/07)
Plans for the upcoming Fulton County Recreational Complex are on track, according to Fulton County Judge Charles Willett. Willett said the appraisal and survey of the building site are in progress; the land purchase will close in May; and construction on the first phase of the complex should begin in June...
Donations still needed (04/12/07)
Bank of Salem, First National Banking Company, Salem Clinic -- Dr. Griffin Arnold, and Mike and Sharon Carpenter have donated funds to sponsor a ballfield at the new Fulton County Sports Complex. Additional field sponsorships are available as well as bronze, silver or gold bricks, that will be on permanent display, can be purchased as a memorial. The bricks cost $250, $500 and $1,000, respectively...
Carroll arrested on drug charges (04/12/07)
A tip from the Bald Knob Police Department landed a Mammoth Spring man in the Fulton County Jail March 27. Earl G. Carroll Jr., 40, is facing multiple drug charges after authorities found various illegal substances and drug paraphernalia in his residence, according to Officer Jimmy Carter with the Arkansas Drug Task Force...
Off the streets (04/12/07)
After finding a man in possession of 139 pounds of marijuana with a street value of more than $266,800, authorities have James Walton behind bars. "It's huge," Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said. "When you can confiscate 130 pounds of marijuana it's big."...
Teen uses her experiences to help others (04/12/07)
THAYER -- A 13-year old Thayer girl is on a mission and she needs the community to help her make the mission a success. Tammy Komm, a seventh grader at Thayer Middle School is working with a class from Missouri State University in West Plains to collect non-perishable food and toiletries to benefit the Samaritan Out Reach Center and Christos House,...
A legend on, off the hardwood (04/12/07)
Don't let the white hair and the soft smile fool you. That's what I told a young gentleman sitting to the left of me at the state basketball tournament in Guy-Perkins a few years ago. That was in reference to his question about who the older gentleman sitting to the right of me was...
Three days -- 2 arrests (04/12/07)
After finding a man in possession of 139 pounds of marijuana with a street value of more than $266,800, authorities have James Walton behind bars. "It's huge," Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said. "When you can confiscate 130 pounds of marijuana it's big."...
New mayor takes the helm (04/12/07)
THAYER -- A new mayor and two new city aldermen were sworn in at the April 10 Thayer City Council meeting. Long time educator Merle Williams defeated incumbent Allen Deckard in the April 3 election 312 votes to 129 votes. Williams has been retired the last seven years after serving as Thayer superintendent of schools since 1992...
Donations still needed (04/12/07)
Bank of Salem, First National Banking Company, Salem Clinic -- Dr. Griffin Arnold, and Mike and Sharon Carpenter have donated funds to sponsor a ballfield at the new Fulton County Sports Complex. Additional field sponsorships are available as well as bronze, silver or gold bricks, that will be on permanent display, can be purchased as a memorial. The bricks cost $250, $500 and $1,000, respectively...
The saga of ...The traveling toliet (04/12/07)
BLUE TOILET: Bob Cicigoi a member of the St. Paul United Methodist Church American Cancer Society Relay for Life team adjusts the ribbon on the blue toilet that has been making the rounds across Oregon County the past few weeks. Back in the good old days an outhouse, with a Sears and Roebuck catalog inside, was just part of the landscape of the typical Ozark homeplace. Most of the time, the outhouse was a modest little building located not too far from, and not too close to, the main house...
Safe Passage may expand into Fulton County (04/12/07)
From 2005 to 2006, over 900,000 women in the United States were victims of domestic and intimate partner violence. Approximately 18 percent of those women were 15 to 24 years old. That same year, approximately one million calls were made to the National Domestic Violence Hotline...
Charges (04/12/07)
THAYER -- Additional charges have been filed against a Mammoth Spring man after he confessed to robbing the Flash Market convenience store in Thayer. Charged with first degree robbery and armed criminal action is Jesse Johnson, 17, of Mammoth Spring...
Sports complex moving ahead (04/12/07)
Plans for the upcoming Fulton County Recreational Complex are on track, according to Fulton County Judge Charles Willett. Willett said the appraisal and survey of the building site are in progress; the land purchase will close in May; and construction on the first phase of the complex should begin in June...
Macry joins Grapevine staff (04/12/07)
The Grapevine Interior Design Service has announced that Phyllis Macry, former owner of From House to Home, has joined the design staff. Macry has a master's degree in interior design from the University of Memphis and has lived in Cherokee Village since 2000...
Concert to benefit family (04/12/07)
A benefit concert will be held at the Williford High School Gym April 14 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The benefit will help Theresa and Scott Skinner who lost their home in a fire on March 18. Barbecue plates, chili hotdogs and hamburgers, will be available from 5:30-8 p.m...
Taylor selected as partner (04/12/07)
Matthew A. Taylor, Aud, Doctor of Audiology and owner of Triplet Hearing and Balance Centers has been selected as a partner in the new strategic alliance with Audibel Hearing systems. Audibel, a hearing health care network with hundreds of healthcare professionals throughout the United States, with over 1,000 locations, offers the hearing technology and patient care. ...
CONFERENCE: (04/12/07)
CONFERENCE: Sue Billiot of Smithville, member of the State Women's Committee, attended the statewide Arkansas Farm Bureau Women's Conference March 27-28 in Little Rock. Steve Ford, son of the late President Gerald R. Ford, opened the meeting with, "From the White House to Hollywood getting to the top with character." Matt Damarco, director of leadership development for the American Farm Bureau spoke about misconceptions in agriculture. ...
ANNIVERSARY: (04/12/07)
ANNIVERSARY: Jack and Betty Clark of Mammoth Spring celebrated 57 years of marriage on April 1. They were honored by their family attending church service with them. A?fish fry and cake followed.
DONATION: (04/12/07)
DONATION: The Thayer Alumni Association has donated $1,000 to the Thayer athletic improvement organization to be used in the construction of the new football field house for Thayer High School. Alumni board members who were present were Brenda Smith, president; Regina Caldwell, treasurer; Kevin Steed, TAIO representative; Betty Morris, vice-president; Gary King, board member; and Billie Rae Mooney, secretary. Doyle Fink also serves on the Alumni Association. board...
ANNIVERSARY: (04/12/07)
ANNIVERSARY: Jack and Betty Clark of Mammoth Spring celebrated 57 years of marriage on April 1. They were honored by their family attending church service with them. A?fish fry and cake followed.
Macry joins Grapevine staff (04/12/07)
The Grapevine Interior Design Service has announced that Phyllis Macry, former owner of From House to Home, has joined the design staff. Macry has a master's degree in interior design from the University of Memphis and has lived in Cherokee Village since 2000...
Concert to benefit family (04/12/07)
A benefit concert will be held at the Williford High School Gym April 14 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The benefit will help Theresa and Scott Skinner who lost their home in a fire on March 18. Barbecue plates, chili hotdogs and hamburgers, will be available from 5:30-8 p.m...
Taylor selected as partner (04/12/07)
Matthew A. Taylor, Aud, Doctor of Audiology and owner of Triplet Hearing and Balance Centers has been selected as a partner in the new strategic alliance with Audibel Hearing systems. Audibel, a hearing health care network with hundreds of healthcare professionals throughout the United States, with over 1,000 locations, offers the hearing technology and patient care. ...
DONATION: (04/12/07)
DONATION: The Thayer Alumni Association has donated $1,000 to the Thayer athletic improvement organization to be used in the construction of the new football field house for Thayer High School. Alumni board members who were present were Brenda Smith, president; Regina Caldwell, treasurer; Kevin Steed, TAIO representative; Betty Morris, vice-president; Gary King, board member; and Billie Rae Mooney, secretary. Doyle Fink also serves on the Alumni Association. board...
CONFERENCE: (04/12/07)
CONFERENCE: Sue Billiot of Smithville, member of the State Women's Committee, attended the statewide Arkansas Farm Bureau Women's Conference March 27-28 in Little Rock. Steve Ford, son of the late President Gerald R. Ford, opened the meeting with, "From the White House to Hollywood getting to the top with character." Matt Damarco, director of leadership development for the American Farm Bureau spoke about misconceptions in agriculture. ...
Good news, bad news for spring turkey season (04/12/07)
Spring turkey season 2007 should have some "good news" mixed in with more "bad news." The good news is that reproduction in 2006 was better than it was during 2005, which was a record low for the number of poults per hen in our brood survey. According to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission turkey program coordinator Mike Widner, the bad news is that this better level of reproduction was only evident, for the most part, in two areas -- the central and eastern Ozarks and along the lower White and Mississippi rivers.. ...
Warriors roll to big finish; rack up 16-5 record with lop-sided wins (04/12/07)
The Mountain View fifth-grade Warriors wrapped up their hardwood season recently with an impressive record of 16-5. Included on the Warriors' roster is Tyler Hedden, grandson son of Kenny and Connie Hedden and Mike and Joye Sanders, all of Thayer. Hedden is the great-grandson of Clark and Lucille Sanders, also of Thayer...
Wind can't blow Hounds off course (04/12/07)
With the wind whipping across the baseball diamond in Thayer, with bursts of dusty gusto April 3, one thing was sure -- get a ball past the infield and anything was possible. Like extra-base hits. The visiting Salem Greyhounds took advantage of the windy weather to rack up two triples and a double on the afternoon, while the homestanding Bobcats countered by ripping a triple and double...
Wind can't blow Hounds off course (04/12/07)
With the wind whipping across the baseball diamond in Thayer, with bursts of dusty gusto April 3, one thing was sure -- get a ball past the infield and anything was possible. Like extra-base hits. The visiting Salem Greyhounds took advantage of the windy weather to rack up two triples and a double on the afternoon, while the homestanding Bobcats countered by ripping a triple and double...
Good news, bad news for spring turkey season (04/12/07)
Spring turkey season 2007 should have some "good news" mixed in with more "bad news." The good news is that reproduction in 2006 was better than it was during 2005, which was a record low for the number of poults per hen in our brood survey. According to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission turkey program coordinator Mike Widner, the bad news is that this better level of reproduction was only evident, for the most part, in two areas -- the central and eastern Ozarks and along the lower White and Mississippi rivers.. ...
Warriors roll to big finish; rack up 16-5 record with lop-sided wins (04/12/07)
The Mountain View fifth-grade Warriors wrapped up their hardwood season recently with an impressive record of 16-5. Included on the Warriors' roster is Tyler Hedden, grandson son of Kenny and Connie Hedden and Mike and Joye Sanders, all of Thayer. Hedden is the great-grandson of Clark and Lucille Sanders, also of Thayer...
Albert S. Konter (04/12/07)
Albert S. Konter, 72, of Viola, son of the late Roman Konter and Rose Konsala Konter, was born June 15, 1934, in Montana, Wis. He died April 7, 2007, at Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home. He was united in marriage to Kathleen Napientek on May 23, 1970, at Milwaukee, Wis. ...
Betty Sue Holmes (04/12/07)
Betty Sue Holmes, age 66, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 18, 1941, in Alton, Mo., the daughter of the late Riley and Dortha Blankenship. She died April 2, 2007, at her home. She was united in marriage to Ben Holmes on Aug. 18, 1957. She attended the Alton High School and worked within the community, retiring from the University of Missouri Extension office as a nutritionist assistant...
Shirley Jean Beavers (04/12/07)
Shirley Jean Shelton Beavers, 77, of Mason City, Ill., died April 5, 2007, in Beason, Ill. She was born Nov. 6 1929, in Beardstown,?Ill., the daughter of Claude and Edith May Blair Shelton. She was married to Harry L. Beavers on Oct. 29, 1949 in Morris, Ill. He preceded her in death January of 1999...
Ralf Leo Klosky (04/12/07)
Ralf Leo Klosky, age 79, of Escanaba, Mich., formerly of Cherokee Village, died March 30, 2007, at his home with his family by his side. His wife, Diane is among many who survive him. The Klosky family is being assisted by the Skradski-Boyce Funeral Home of Escanaba, ?Mich., and the Prasser-Kleczka Funeral Home of Milwaukee...
Edith Robinson (04/12/07)
Edith Joanne Robinson, 90 died April 3, 2007, at her residence in Mogadore, Ohio. She was born on June 2, 1916, on the family farm on Spring River near Hardy, in the Afton Community Township, the daughter of the late Spencer Edgar and Elva Flora Daugerty Taylor...
Lucille Chronister (04/12/07)
Funeral services for Lucille Chronister, 83, of West Plains, were held April 4, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Mrs. Chronister died April 1, 2007, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. She was born Feb. 3, 1924, in Cardwell, Mo., to William Bryan and Hattie Goodwin Muse Crask. On July 11, 1942, she was married in Oregon County, Mo., to Dorlas Edward Chronister...
James Garrett (04/12/07)
James Edward Leon Garrett, 67, of Banner, Ark., died April 7, 2007, while at the University Hospital in Little Rock fighting lung cancer. Born Sept. 17, 1939, in Banner, Leon was the son of the late Everett Garrett and Verlie (Arnold)?Garrett. He was raised at Banner by his mother and step-dad, the late Ed Garrett. ...
Vera Richards (04/12/07)
Vera Ruth Richards, age 83, of Cherokee Village, died April 7, 2007 at her residence. She is survived by: one daughter, Pat Bratcher of Cherokee Village; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. No service is scheduled at this time. Arrangements are being handled by Heath Funeral Home of Highland...
Simon Norris (04/12/07)
Simon Lepreston Norris, age 85, of Kokomo, Ind. formerly of Williford, died April 6, 2007. He is survived by: two sons, Larrell Norris and spouse Charlene, and Ronald Norris, of Kokomo; one daughter, Carolyn and spouse Robert Cardwell of Kokomo. Funeral services were held at the Heath Oak Hill Chapel with W. E. Norris officiating, interment followed at Baker Cemetery in Ozark Acres...
Shirley Mejia (04/12/07)
Shirley Delores Nager Mejia, of Salem, daughter of Della Belcher Lenz and the late Aubrey Jennings Wall, was born April 23, 1951, in Harvy, Ill. She died April 3, 2007, at her home in Salem. She was united in marriage to Steven Nager in 1968. She later married Genario Mejia. She was a beauty operator and a member of the Pentecostal Church...
Sterling Avery Rogers (04/12/07)
Sterling Avery Rogers, age 72, of Alton, Mo., was born July 5, 1934, in Henderson County, Texas, the son of the late Albert Henry Rogers and Lena Attaline Price Rogers. He died March 28. 2007, at his home in Alton. On Feb. 14, 1961, he married Darlene Roland Rogers in Lima, Ohio. He and Darlene have two daughters: Suzanne (Rogers) Dennis and Steve Dennis of Colona, Ill., and Nanette Rogers Thornton and Fred H. Thornton III?of Sikeston, Mo.; and his son, Harold Rogers, who resides in Texas...
Amy Cook (04/12/07)
Funeral services for Amy Lynn Cook, 20, of West Plains, Mo., were held April 5, 2007, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral?Home in West Plains. Burial followed at the State Line Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home of West Plains...
John W. Sharp (04/12/07)
John W. Sharp, age 86, of Melbourne, formerly of Evening Shade, died April 5, 2007, at the Hospice House in Mountain Home. He was born on March 13, 1921, at Love, Ark., the son of Frank A. and Francis (Roberts) Sharp. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a retired farmer, on the boards of ASCS?in Izard County and Soil Conservation Board. He was a member of Southern Baptist Church in Searcy...
Vernon McKinney (04/12/07)
Vernon E. McKinney, 66, of Hardy, formerly of Greenfield and Indian-apolis, died April 5, 2007, in Springfield, Mo. He was born June 21, 1940, in Indianapolis to the late James A. and Evelyn V. (Broadstone) McKinney. He served in the U.S. Army, retired from Chrysler of Kokomo and worked at Wal-Mart of Ash Flat. ...
Bert E. Whitt (04/12/07)
Bert E. Whitt, 70, of Williford, Ark., died April 6, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He is survived by: his wife Gale Sowers of Williford, and one brother, David Lee Whitt of Felton, Del. Graveside services were held April 10 at the McCullough Cemetery with Floyd Rikard officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland...
Atha Garner Heflin (04/12/07)
Atha Claudine Garner Heflin, 88, of Ash Flat, died April 6, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Jan. 27, 1919, in Ash Flat, the first child of Thomas W. Garner and Isa (Godwin) Garner. During World War II she served in the Women's Army Corp (WAC) serving most of her time in?Presque Isle, Maine...
Ralf Leo Klosky (04/12/07)
Ralf Leo Klosky, age 79, of Escanaba, Mich., formerly of Cherokee Village, died March 30, 2007, at his home with his family by his side. His wife, Diane is among many who survive him. The Klosky family is being assisted by the Skradski-Boyce Funeral Home of Escanaba, ?Mich., and the Prasser-Kleczka Funeral Home of Milwaukee...
Simon Norris (04/12/07)
Simon Lepreston Norris, age 85, of Kokomo, Ind. formerly of Williford, died April 6, 2007. He is survived by: two sons, Larrell Norris and spouse Charlene, and Ronald Norris, of Kokomo; one daughter, Carolyn and spouse Robert Cardwell of Kokomo. Funeral services were held at the Heath Oak Hill Chapel with W. E. Norris officiating, interment followed at Baker Cemetery in Ozark Acres...
Atha Garner Heflin (04/12/07)
Atha Claudine Garner Heflin, 88, of Ash Flat, died April 6, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Jan. 27, 1919, in Ash Flat, the first child of Thomas W. Garner and Isa (Godwin) Garner. During World War II she served in the Women's Army Corp (WAC) serving most of her time in?Presque Isle, Maine...
Bert E. Whitt (04/12/07)
Bert E. Whitt, 70, of Williford, Ark., died April 6, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He is survived by: his wife Gale Sowers of Williford, and one brother, David Lee Whitt of Felton, Del. Graveside services were held April 10 at the McCullough Cemetery with Floyd Rikard officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland...
Amy Cook (04/12/07)
Funeral services for Amy Lynn Cook, 20, of West Plains, Mo., were held April 5, 2007, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral?Home in West Plains. Burial followed at the State Line Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home of West Plains...
John W. Sharp (04/12/07)
John W. Sharp, age 86, of Melbourne, formerly of Evening Shade, died April 5, 2007, at the Hospice House in Mountain Home. He was born on March 13, 1921, at Love, Ark., the son of Frank A. and Francis (Roberts) Sharp. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a retired farmer, on the boards of ASCS?in Izard County and Soil Conservation Board. He was a member of Southern Baptist Church in Searcy...
Vernon McKinney (04/12/07)
Vernon E. McKinney, 66, of Hardy, formerly of Greenfield and Indian-apolis, died April 5, 2007, in Springfield, Mo. He was born June 21, 1940, in Indianapolis to the late James A. and Evelyn V. (Broadstone) McKinney. He served in the U.S. Army, retired from Chrysler of Kokomo and worked at Wal-Mart of Ash Flat. ...
Betty Sue Holmes (04/12/07)
Betty Sue Holmes, age 66, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 18, 1941, in Alton, Mo., the daughter of the late Riley and Dortha Blankenship. She died April 2, 2007, at her home. She was united in marriage to Ben Holmes on Aug. 18, 1957. She attended the Alton High School and worked within the community, retiring from the University of Missouri Extension office as a nutritionist assistant...
Shirley Jean Beavers (04/12/07)
Shirley Jean Shelton Beavers, 77, of Mason City, Ill., died April 5, 2007, in Beason, Ill. She was born Nov. 6 1929, in Beardstown,?Ill., the daughter of Claude and Edith May Blair Shelton. She was married to Harry L. Beavers on Oct. 29, 1949 in Morris, Ill. He preceded her in death January of 1999...
Shirley Mejia (04/12/07)
Shirley Delores Nager Mejia, of Salem, daughter of Della Belcher Lenz and the late Aubrey Jennings Wall, was born April 23, 1951, in Harvy, Ill. She died April 3, 2007, at her home in Salem. She was united in marriage to Steven Nager in 1968. She later married Genario Mejia. She was a beauty operator and a member of the Pentecostal Church...
Vera Richards (04/12/07)
Vera Ruth Richards, age 83, of Cherokee Village, died April 7, 2007 at her residence. She is survived by: one daughter, Pat Bratcher of Cherokee Village; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. No service is scheduled at this time. Arrangements are being handled by Heath Funeral Home of Highland...
James Garrett (04/12/07)
James Edward Leon Garrett, 67, of Banner, Ark., died April 7, 2007, while at the University Hospital in Little Rock fighting lung cancer. Born Sept. 17, 1939, in Banner, Leon was the son of the late Everett Garrett and Verlie (Arnold)?Garrett. He was raised at Banner by his mother and step-dad, the late Ed Garrett. ...
Lucille Chronister (04/12/07)
Funeral services for Lucille Chronister, 83, of West Plains, were held April 4, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Mrs. Chronister died April 1, 2007, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. She was born Feb. 3, 1924, in Cardwell, Mo., to William Bryan and Hattie Goodwin Muse Crask. On July 11, 1942, she was married in Oregon County, Mo., to Dorlas Edward Chronister...
Sterling Avery Rogers (04/12/07)
Sterling Avery Rogers, age 72, of Alton, Mo., was born July 5, 1934, in Henderson County, Texas, the son of the late Albert Henry Rogers and Lena Attaline Price Rogers. He died March 28. 2007, at his home in Alton. On Feb. 14, 1961, he married Darlene Roland Rogers in Lima, Ohio. He and Darlene have two daughters: Suzanne (Rogers) Dennis and Steve Dennis of Colona, Ill., and Nanette Rogers Thornton and Fred H. Thornton III?of Sikeston, Mo.; and his son, Harold Rogers, who resides in Texas...
Edith Robinson (04/12/07)
Edith Joanne Robinson, 90 died April 3, 2007, at her residence in Mogadore, Ohio. She was born on June 2, 1916, on the family farm on Spring River near Hardy, in the Afton Community Township, the daughter of the late Spencer Edgar and Elva Flora Daugerty Taylor...
Albert S. Konter (04/12/07)
Albert S. Konter, 72, of Viola, son of the late Roman Konter and Rose Konsala Konter, was born June 15, 1934, in Montana, Wis. He died April 7, 2007, at Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home. He was united in marriage to Kathleen Napientek on May 23, 1970, at Milwaukee, Wis. ...
Vera Ruth Richards (04/12/07)
Vera Ruth Richards, age 83, of Cherokee Village, died April 7, 2007, at her residence. She is survived by: one daughter, Pat Bratcher of Cherokee Village; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. No service is scheduled at this time. Arrangements were handled by Heath Funeral Home of Highland...
Vernon E. McKinney (04/12/07)
Vernon E. McKinney, 66, of Hardy, formerly of Greenfield and Indianapolis, died April 5, 2007, in Springfield, Mo. He was born June 21, 1940, in Indianapolis to the late James A. and Evelyn V. (Broadstone) McKinney. He served in the U.S. Army, retired from Chrysler of Kokomo and worked at Wal-mart of Ash Flat. ...
Simon Lepreston Norris (04/12/07)
Simon Lepreston Norris, age 85, of Kokomo, Ind., formerly of Williford, died April 6, 2007. He is survived by: two sons, Larrell Norris and spouse Charlene, and Ronald Norris, of Kokomo; one daughter, Carolyn and spouse Robert Cardwell of Kokomo.eral services were held at the Heath Oak Hill Chapel with W. E. Norris officiating, interment followed at Baker Cemetery in Ozark Acres. Arrangements were handled by Heath Funeral Home of Highland...
Shirley Mejia (04/12/07)
Shirley Delores Nager Mejia, of Salem, daughter of Della Belcher Lenz and the late Aubrey Jennings Wall, was born April 23, 1951, in Harvy, Ill. She died April 3, 2007, at her home in Salem. She was united in marriage to Steven Nager in 1968. She later married Genario Mejia. ...
Ralf Leo Klosky (04/12/07)
Ralf Leo Klosky, age 79, of Escanaba, Mich., formerly of Cherokee Village, died March 30, 2007, at his home with his family by his side. His wife, Diane is among many who survive him. The Klosky family is being assisted by the Skradski-Boyce Funeral Home of Escanaba, Mich., and the Prasser-Kleczka Funeral Home of Milwaukee.For additional information or to leave the Klosky family a message of condolence go to www.skradski-boycefuneralhomes.com...
Melvin George John Dujardin (04/12/07)
Melvin George John Dujardin, 70, of Evening Shade, Ark., died March 31, 2007, at his home in Evening Shade. He was born Aug. 2, 1936, to George William Harry and Vida Mae Hughes Dujardin in Black Hawk, S.D. He was a carpenter in the construction business for many years and was of the Protestant Faith. ...
John W. Sharp (04/12/07)
John W. Sharp, age 86, of Melbourne, formerly of Evening Shade, died April 5, 2007, at the Hospice House in Mountain Home. He was born on March 13, 1921, at Love, Ark., the son of Frank A. and Francis (Roberts) Sharp. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, a retired farmer, on the board of the ASCS office in Izard County and the Soil Conservation Board and a member of the Southern Baptist Church in Searcy. ...
James Garrett (04/12/07)
James Edward Leon Garrett, 67, of Banner, Ark., died April 7, 2007, while at the University Hospital in Little Rock fighting lung cancer. Born Sept. 17, 1939, in Banner, Leon was the son of the late Everett Garrett and Verlie (Arnold) Garrett. He was raised at Banner by his mother and step-dad, the late Ed Garrett. ...
James Christenberry (04/12/07)
James Jewell Christenberry, age 90, of Smithville, Ark., died April 7, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. He was born Oct. 11, 1916, in Sharp County, Ark., the son of the late Clee and Naomi (Powell) Christenberry. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist faith. ...
Bert E. Whitt (04/12/07)
Bert E. Whitt, 70, of Williford, Ark., died April 6, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He is survived by: his wife Gale Sowers of Williford, and one brother, David Lee Whitt of Felton, Del. Graveside services were held April 10 at the McCullough Cemetery with Floyd Rikard officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland...
Atha Garner Heflin (04/12/07)
Atha Claudine Garner Heflin, 88, of Ash Flat, died April 6, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. he was born Jan. 27, 1919, in Ash Flat, Ark., the first child of Thomas W. Garner and Isa (Godwin) Garner. During World War II she served in the Women's Army Corp (WAC) serving most of her time in Presque Isle, Maine. ...
Edith Robinson (04/12/07)
Edith Joanne Robinson, 90 died April 3, 2007, at her residence in Mogadore, Ohio. She was born on June 3, 1916, on the family farm on Spring River near Hardy, in the Afton Community Township, the daughter of the late Spencer Edgar and Elva Flora Daugerty Taylor...
Mia Bella Hendrix (04/12/07)
Jon and Bridgette Hendrix Jr. of West Plains, Mo., are the parents of a baby girl, Mia Bella. She was born at 10:50 p.m. March 31, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces. and was 22 inches long. Her sibling is Magen, 17 months. Grandparents are Darrel and Sue Taylor of Hardy; and Jon and Lena Hendrix of Evening Shade...
Olivia Ellen-Marie Hale (04/12/07)
Olivia Ellen-Marie Hale, daughter of Christian and Rusty Hale of Ravenden Springs was born March 30, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 9 pounds, 4.6 ounces. Her siblings are Zoey Hale, 7, Riley ?Hale, 6, and Cooper Hale, 21 months...
Felicity Summers Kimbrough (04/12/07)
Jordan and Leanda Kimbrough of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Felicity Summers. She was born at 9:44 a.m. March 27, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, 7 1/2 ounces, and was 22 inches long. Her sibling is Wyatt, 16 months. Grandparents are Bucky and Shirley Russell of Birch Tree and Duke and Paulette Kimbrough of Koshkonong...
Olivia Ellen-Marie Hale (04/12/07)
Olivia Ellen-Marie Hale, daughter of Christian and Rusty Hale of Ravenden Springs was born March 30, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 9 pounds, 4.6 ounces. Her siblings are Zoey Hale, 7, Riley ?Hale, 6, and Cooper Hale, 21 months...
Felicity Summers Kimbrough (04/12/07)
Jordan and Leanda Kimbrough of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Felicity Summers. She was born at 9:44 a.m. March 27, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, 7 1/2 ounces, and was 22 inches long. Her sibling is Wyatt, 16 months. Grandparents are Bucky and Shirley Russell of Birch Tree and Duke and Paulette Kimbrough of Koshkonong...
Mia Bella Hendrix (04/12/07)
Jon and Bridgette Hendrix Jr. of West Plains, Mo., are the parents of a baby girl, Mia Bella. She was born at 10:50 p.m. March 31, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces. and was 22 inches long. Her sibling is Magen, 17 months. Grandparents are Darrel and Sue Taylor of Hardy; and Jon and Lena Hendrix of Evening Shade...
Couple to exchange vows (04/12/07)
Joey Korver and Matthew Robertson announce the engagement and marriage of their parents, Heidi Korver and Robert Robertson. Their wedding will be held in Alton at the Victory Freewill Baptist Church on April 21. All friends and family are invited.
Couple to exchange vows (04/12/07)
Joey Korver and Matthew Robertson announce the engagement and marriage of their parents, Heidi Korver and Robert Robertson. Their wedding will be held in Alton at the Victory Freewill Baptist Church on April 21. All friends and family are invited.
History repeats itself (04/12/07)
The lead story on the front page of last week's The News was about the groundbreaking for the expansion of the Fulton County Hospital. It was a great story detailing a progressive plan that will benefit the entire area -- Fulton, Izard and Sharp counties in Arkansas and Oregon County in Missouri...
Boldly Going Nowhere (04/12/07)
Marilyn Monroe -- The Sequel "Our present life is only one of many such lives which we enter from the other more real life." Leo Tolstoy Dr. Adrian Finkelstein has taught psychiatry at UCLA and enjoys physician privileges at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He specializes in past-life regression therapy, the process of regressing a patient (under hypnosis) into a past life as a way to deal with current problems, and has worked on over 4,000 cases...
Boldly Going Nowhere (04/12/07)
Marilyn Monroe -- The Sequel "Our present life is only one of many such lives which we enter from the other more real life." Leo Tolstoy Dr. Adrian Finkelstein has taught psychiatry at UCLA and enjoys physician privileges at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He specializes in past-life regression therapy, the process of regressing a patient (under hypnosis) into a past life as a way to deal with current problems, and has worked on over 4,000 cases...
History repeats itself (04/12/07)
The lead story on the front page of last week's The News was about the groundbreaking for the expansion of the Fulton County Hospital. It was a great story detailing a progressive plan that will benefit the entire area -- Fulton, Izard and Sharp counties in Arkansas and Oregon County in Missouri...