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Stories from Thursday, April 19, 2007

Hedden honored for service to Thayer (04/19/07)
THAYER -- A reception was held April 5 at the Thayer Street Shed for longtime city street superintendent Kenny Hedden. This year Hedden has worked for the city's street department, for 40 years. He has served as street commissioner for the city for 17 years...
WRMC complex in final phase (04/19/07)
Construction is finishing up on the White River Medical Center North Complex in Cherokee Village. "It's going to be a terrific addition to Sharp County and the entire area," said Joe Walls, clinic administrator. "It's really going to be something. There is nothing that compares to it in the area."...
Fulton County welcomes new librarian (04/19/07)
Fulton County's newest employee Valeria Bassham said she is enjoying her opportunity to meet new people. "Being here, I enjoy working with people from town," she said. In March, Bassham was hired to replace former Fulton County Librarian Sharon Carter. She began training March 19 and officially took over the position April 2...
Man arrested on drug charges (04/19/07)
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...
Fulton County man arrested (04/19/07)
A Fulton County man is facing multiple felony charges after he was caught fleeing from authorities who suspected he was in possession of illegal substances April 8. Harold Wayne Crosland, 50, of Salem was arrested in connection with possessing cocaine, marijuana and an unprescribed narcotic...
Rotary auction set April 23-27 (04/19/07)
THAYER -- MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Thayer-Mammoth Spring Rotary Auction will be held April 23-27. The auction has been a fundraiser for the club for many years. When asked how many years the auction has been held, Thayer-Mammoth Spring Rotary Vice President elect, and this year's Rotary Auction Chairman, Ruth Stevens searched back in her mind and in her records. "My records say about 35 years," she said...
Information center opens at Thayer (04/19/07)
THAYER -- Local folks had the opportunity to tour the Thayer Chamber of Commerce Tourist Information Center and Railroad Museum April 15. The re-opening of the tourist information center to the public was April 16. Caroline Sutherland is the coordinator for the center. She said the center is open seven days a week, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. "We are still accepting volunteers to help man the center during the warm weather or tourist months," she said...
Visiting (04/19/07)
Thayer Mayor-elect Merle Williams and his wife Clara escorted Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson and her aide Darren Lingle around Thayer April 10. One of their stops was at the business, Currier and Reeves, located on Front Street in Thayer. The business owned by Sam Currier and Bill Reeves makes wood planks for grilling and has been in business about a year. ...
Mitchell faces federal charges (04/19/07)
Though it's been over a year since Steven Mitchell pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault, new charges against the former Melbourne assistant principal surfaced April 4. Mitchell, 32, of Pineville was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to the interstate transportation of minors with the intent to engage in illegal sexual conduct, according to U.S. Attorney Tim Griffin...
Begin work (04/19/07)
Former Thayer Municipal Clerk Rosie Simpson swore in newly elected Thayer Mayor Merle Williams at the April 9 Thayer City Council meeting. Also sworn in were from left: City Tax Collector Janice Tolar, Williams, newly elected Aldermen Joe Barbee and Junior Brewer...
Helping hand ... (04/19/07)
A Viola firefighter helps Head Start students practice escaping from a simulated fire during the recent safety fair organized by the Viola Volunteer Fire Department. For more on this story see page seven.
Hedden honored for service to Thayer (04/19/07)
THAYER -- A reception was held April 5 at the Thayer Street Shed for longtime city street superintendent Kenny Hedden. This year Hedden has worked for the city's street department, for 40 years. He has served as street commissioner for the city for 17 years...
Man arrested on drug charges (04/19/07)
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...
Fulton County man arrested (04/19/07)
A Fulton County man is facing multiple felony charges after he was caught fleeing from authorities who suspected he was in possession of illegal substances April 8. Harold Wayne Crosland, 50, of Salem was arrested in connection with possessing cocaine, marijuana and an unprescribed narcotic...
Rotary auction set April 23-27 (04/19/07)
THAYER -- MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Thayer-Mammoth Spring Rotary Auction will be held April 23-27. The auction has been a fundraiser for the club for many years. When asked how many years the auction has been held, Thayer-Mammoth Spring Rotary Vice President elect, and this year's Rotary Auction Chairman, Ruth Stevens searched back in her mind and in her records. "My records say about 35 years," she said...
Information center opens at Thayer (04/19/07)
THAYER -- Local folks had the opportunity to tour the Thayer Chamber of Commerce Tourist Information Center and Railroad Museum April 15. The re-opening of the tourist information center to the public was April 16. Caroline Sutherland is the coordinator for the center. She said the center is open seven days a week, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. "We are still accepting volunteers to help man the center during the warm weather or tourist months," she said...
Fulton County welcomes new librarian (04/19/07)
Fulton County's newest employee Valeria Bassham said she is enjoying her opportunity to meet new people. "Being here, I enjoy working with people from town," she said. In March, Bassham was hired to replace former Fulton County Librarian Sharon Carter. She began training March 19 and officially took over the position April 2...
WRMC complex in final phase (04/19/07)
Construction is finishing up on the White River Medical Center North Complex in Cherokee Village. "It's going to be a terrific addition to Sharp County and the entire area," said Joe Walls, clinic administrator. "It's really going to be something. There is nothing that compares to it in the area."...
Visiting (04/19/07)
Thayer Mayor-elect Merle Williams and his wife Clara escorted Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson and her aide Darren Lingle around Thayer April 10. One of their stops was at the business, Currier and Reeves, located on Front Street in Thayer. The business owned by Sam Currier and Bill Reeves makes wood planks for grilling and has been in business about a year. ...
Begin work (04/19/07)
Former Thayer Municipal Clerk Rosie Simpson swore in newly elected Thayer Mayor Merle Williams at the April 9 Thayer City Council meeting. Also sworn in were from left: City Tax Collector Janice Tolar, Williams, newly elected Aldermen Joe Barbee and Junior Brewer...
Mitchell faces federal charges (04/19/07)
Though it's been over a year since Steven Mitchell pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault, new charges against the former Melbourne assistant principal surfaced April 4. Mitchell, 32, of Pineville was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to the interstate transportation of minors with the intent to engage in illegal sexual conduct, according to U.S. Attorney Tim Griffin...
Helping hand ... (04/19/07)
A Viola firefighter helps Head Start students practice escaping from a simulated fire during the recent safety fair organized by the Viola Volunteer Fire Department. For more on this story see page seven.
Redmon to retire (04/19/07)
Dennis Redmon, Bank of Thayer's President and CEO will retire April 27. Dennis has served the bank, his community and his church for almost 20 years. Redmon came to the bank in July of 1987 with 21 years of banking experience. He graduated from Missouri State University in 1968 with a bachelor's of science degree, specializing in management and from Stonier Graduate School of Banking in 1984...
Hoyt receives degree (04/19/07)
Heather ?Hoyt has received her master's degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Ark. An open house will be held in her honor on Sunday,?May 6 at the Spring River Presbyterian Church from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and congratulate her on this achievement. Hoyt is the daughter of Richard and Avis Hoyt of Evening Shade. Her grandparents are Edgar and Rosalie Plagg of Cherokee Village...
Redmon to retire (04/19/07)
Dennis Redmon, Bank of Thayer's President and CEO will retire April 27. Dennis has served the bank, his community and his church for almost 20 years. Redmon came to the bank in July of 1987 with 21 years of banking experience. He graduated from Missouri State University in 1968 with a bachelor's of science degree, specializing in management and from Stonier Graduate School of Banking in 1984...
Birthday celebration (04/19/07)
Bethel Owens will celebrate her 79th birthday at the Oxford City Park in Oxford, on April 22 at 2 p.m. Family and friends are invited to attend.
Retirement party to be held (04/19/07)
There will be a retirement party for Evelyn Willett April 24 from 1-3 p.m. in the Fulton County Hospital conference room in Salem. Willett has been employed by the hospital for 45 years.
Steed receives scholarship (04/19/07)
Charli Elizabeth Steed, a 2007 Thayer High School graduate, has been accepted for admission to Lyon College and has been awarded a Trustees and an Athletic Scholarship. Each year Lyon College awards scholarships to outstanding applicants who show special promise as productive members of the college community and valuable contributors in the field of their choice. Based upon a demonstrated record of academic success and leadership Charlie has been awarded scholarships valued at $2,500 per year...
Redmon to retire (04/19/07)
Dennis Redmon, Bank of Thayer's President and CEO will retire April 27. Dennis has served the bank, his community and his church for almost 20 years. Redmon came to the bank in July of 1987 with 21 years of banking experience. He graduated from Missouri State University in 1968 with a bachelor's of science degree, specializing in management and from Stonier Graduate School of Banking in 1984...
Retirement party to be held (04/19/07)
There will be a retirement party for Evelyn Willett April 24 from 1-3 p.m. in the Fulton County Hospital conference room in Salem. Willett has been employed by the hospital for 45 years.
Hoyt receives degree (04/19/07)
Heather ?Hoyt has received her master's degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Ark. An open house will be held in her honor on Sunday,?May 6 at the Spring River Presbyterian Church from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and congratulate her on this achievement. Hoyt is the daughter of Richard and Avis Hoyt of Evening Shade. Her grandparents are Edgar and Rosalie Plagg of Cherokee Village...
Birthday celebration (04/19/07)
Bethel Owens will celebrate her 79th birthday at the Oxford City Park in Oxford, on April 22 at 2 p.m. Family and friends are invited to attend.
Redmon to retire (04/19/07)
Dennis Redmon, Bank of Thayer's President and CEO will retire April 27. Dennis has served the bank, his community and his church for almost 20 years. Redmon came to the bank in July of 1987 with 21 years of banking experience. He graduated from Missouri State University in 1968 with a bachelor's of science degree, specializing in management and from Stonier Graduate School of Banking in 1984...
Steed receives scholarship (04/19/07)
Charli Elizabeth Steed, a 2007 Thayer High School graduate, has been accepted for admission to Lyon College and has been awarded a Trustees and an Athletic Scholarship. Each year Lyon College awards scholarships to outstanding applicants who show special promise as productive members of the college community and valuable contributors in the field of their choice. Based upon a demonstrated record of academic success and leadership Charlie has been awarded scholarships valued at $2,500 per year...
Kayak races slated (04/19/07)
The Calico Rock Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its first Calico Rock Kayak Race on the White River. The race is scheduled for June 23. Beginning point for the race is Red's Landing, located between Calico Rock and Norfork. The race will cover 11 miles, and there will be two divisions; one-person kayaks with an age limit starting at 18, and two-person kayaks with an age limit starting at 12 if an adult is the second occupant...
Essary wins Show-Me Racin (04/19/07)
When weather predictions for opening night showed temperatures to be in the teens, officials at West Plains Motor Speedway opted to change the scheduled evening event into an afternoon race event. That decision proved to be for the best, and over 100 anxious drivers and fans arrived in weather-appropriate clothing and were treated to an exciting afternoon of high-speed entertainment...
Smoked fish puts zing into tasty eating (04/19/07)
Smoked fish in Arkansas likely will never replace the state's signature cuisine item -- fried fish. But smoked fish has a core of competent practitioners and a growing number of enthusiasts. Properly done, smoked catfish is a delicacy, a tasty treat for gatherings for family dinners and for office or shop pass-arounds...
Kayak races slated (04/19/07)
The Calico Rock Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its first Calico Rock Kayak Race on the White River. The race is scheduled for June 23. Beginning point for the race is Red's Landing, located between Calico Rock and Norfork. The race will cover 11 miles, and there will be two divisions; one-person kayaks with an age limit starting at 18, and two-person kayaks with an age limit starting at 12 if an adult is the second occupant...
Essary wins Show-Me Racin (04/19/07)
When weather predictions for opening night showed temperatures to be in the teens, officials at West Plains Motor Speedway opted to change the scheduled evening event into an afternoon race event. That decision proved to be for the best, and over 100 anxious drivers and fans arrived in weather-appropriate clothing and were treated to an exciting afternoon of high-speed entertainment...
Smoked fish puts zing into tasty eating (04/19/07)
Smoked fish in Arkansas likely will never replace the state's signature cuisine item -- fried fish. But smoked fish has a core of competent practitioners and a growing number of enthusiasts. Properly done, smoked catfish is a delicacy, a tasty treat for gatherings for family dinners and for office or shop pass-arounds...
Vivian Busenbarrick (04/19/07)
Vivian Busenbarrick, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Salem, died April 15, 2007, in St. Louis, Mo. She was born on November 21, 1944, in Leota, Mo. Visitation will be Friday, April 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m. at the Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains...
Linda Mae Boyd (04/19/07)
Linda Mae Boyd, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Donald F. and Helen Flora (Wilcox) Bartholomew, was born on May 12, 1947, in Madisonville, Ky. She departed this life on April 6, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 59. She was a loving mother and grandmother...
Linda Mae Boyd (04/19/07)
Linda Mae Boyd, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Donald F. and Helen Flora (Wilcox) Bartholomew, was born on May 12, 1947, in Madisonville, Ky. She departed this life on April 6, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 59. She was a loving mother and grandmother...
Wilma Blankenship (04/19/07)
Wilma Darlene Blanken-ship, age 60, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 29, 1946, in Mtn. Grove, Mo., and died April 5, 2007, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains,?Mo. Survivors include two daughters, April Blankenship of Alton, Mo., and Venita Johnson and husband Eddie of Alton, four grandchildren, Marissa, Victoria, Misty and Jordan; two sisters, Mary Lee Greer of Cleveland, Ohio, and Janet Sue Dethrow and husband Ray of Koshkonong, Mo.; two aunts, Blanche West and Maxine Smallwood; three uncles, Rusty Thompson, Andy Olsen and?O.B. ...
Oran Dwight Estes (04/19/07)
Oran Dwight Estes, 82, of Holts Summit, Mo., son of the late Guy Estes and Aubrey Godwin Estes, was born July 29, 1924, in Agnos, Ark. He died April 9, 2007, at his home. He was united in marriage to Juanita McCullough on July 18, 1942, in Thayer, Mo. To this union, six children were born...
Lawrence Razinha Sr. (04/19/07)
Lawrence J. Razinha Sr., age 71, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born June 11, 1935, in Falmouth, Mass., and died April 5, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Survivors include: his wife Patsy of the home; one daughter, Ann Melton of California; one son, Lawrence J. ...
Linda Brakebill (04/19/07)
Linda Brakebill, age 61, of Cherokee Village died Friday, April 13, 2007, in Benton, Ky. She is survived by: her husband Thomas Brakebill; three sons, Butch Brakebill of Pekin, Ill., Rich Rodgers of Hatties-burg, Miss., and Thomas Brakebill of Cherokee Village; two sisters, Shirley Wilson of Hopkinsville, Ky. and Dorothy Tennis of East Peoria, Ill. and seven grandchildren...
Mavis Ordell McNairn (04/19/07)
Mavis Ordell McNairn of Melbourne, daughter of the late Zeff Rochester McNairn and Julie Esther Chadwick McNairn, was born Jan. 22, 1923, in Franklin, Ark. She died April 9, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, at the age of 84. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Raymond J. Grigutis (04/19/07)
Raymond J. Grigutis, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 6, 2007, at his residence. Mr. Grigutis was born Oct. 1, 1922, in Waukegan, Ill., the son of John Grigutis and Agnos (Seeder) Grigutis. He worked many years for Johnson Motors. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during world War II. He moved to Cherokee Village 35 years ago from Waukegan, Ill. He was a member of the VFW and was of the Catholic faith...
Dorlas A. Holmes (04/19/07)
Dorlas A. ?Holmes, age 88, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 5, 1918, in Oregon County,?Mo., and died April 11, 2007, at his home. He was united in marriage to Ola Margaret "Madge" Gwaltney on Oct. 12, 1946, who survives. Other survivors include: a daughter Jan Chapman and husband John of Kimberling City, Mo.; a granddaughter, Rona Downs and husband, Sam of Humansville, Mo.; a great-granddaughter, Sydney Downs; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Leonard Wesley Lohr (04/19/07)
Leonard Wesley Lohr, 94, was born Oct. 16, 1912, the son of the late Ernest Lohr and Nora Harrod Lohr in Billmore, Mo. He died April 10, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. He was united in marriage Aug. 17, 1967, at Alton, Mo. to Joyce Holloway. In earlier years he worked in a gold and silver refinery in Kellogg, Idaho. He was a farmer and enjoyed gardening, fishing and quilting. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Rickey Dale Hollis (04/19/07)
Rickey Dale Hollis, age 54, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 17, 1952, in Alton, Mo. and died April 6, 2007, at his home. He was an employee of the Missouri State Highway Depart- ment for 24 years. He was an avid hunter and dog trader. He is survived by: his wife of 22 years, Sherri; their son, Chase and daughter Chelsea, both of the home; his two sons, Travis Hollis and Jon Hollis and wife Shelly; two grandchildren, Madyson and Owen Hollis; three brothers, Lonnie and wife Katherine, Gary and wife Dorothy, and Mitt and wife Diane; two sisters, Joan Frost and husband Floyd, all of Alton, Mo., Donnie Robinson of Independence, Mo., and other relatives and friends.. ...
Nellie Zelma Bohrisch (04/19/07)
Nellie Zelma Bohrisch, was born June 25, 1914, in Mildred, Mont., the daughter of Arthur Lewis Phillips and Bertha Riettierodt Phillips. She died April 4, 2007, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 92. She was united in marriage on Dec. 22, 1934, at Haverhill, Iowa, to Walter Bohrisch who preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 1983...
Mary Jo Kester (04/19/07)
Mary Jo Kester, of Nashville, Tenn., died April 12, 2007, at the age of 69. She was born Sept. 3, 1937, in Williford, Ark., the daughter of the late Dan and Marie Crues Bettis. Survivors are: one daughter, Laurie Kester of Nashville, Tenn.; two sons, Tracy Marositesy of Horseshoe Bend and Greg Erwin of Pa.; one brother, Dan Bettis of Bono, Ark...
Eilena Hutson (04/19/07)
Eilena Hutson, of Salem, daughter of the late Addie D. and Alamo (Lynch) Saul, was born Jan. 16, 1925, in Salem. She died April 8, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 82. She was united in marriage to Verdell ?Hutson on Jan. 9, 1949, at Salem, and to this union two sons were born. ...
Donald Elijah Self Sr. (04/19/07)
Donald Elijah Self Sr., 73, of Horseshoe Bend, died Tuesday, April 10, 2007, in Little Rock, Ark., at UAMS. He was born Nov. 9, 1933, in Brady, Texas, the son of the late Richard Warren and ?Pearl (Garner) Self. He served his country with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, worked as a property manager at several hotels and condominiums and was a member of the boating and fishing club of Horseshoe Bend...
Carol Jean Orr (04/19/07)
Carol Jean Orr, age 66, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 6, 1940, in Doniphan, Mo., and died April 4, 2007, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include:?her husband Richard Orr of the home; three children, Dena Applegate and husband, Chuck of Springfield, Mo., Debbie Eschrich and husband, Brian of Wilmore, Ky., Dennis Orr and wife Kelley of Thomasville, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Jamie Harvill, Josiah and Jaclyn Applegate, Chase and Cody Eshrich, Blake and Megan Orr; three great-grandchildren, Taylor Clary, Mason and Austin Harvill; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
James Christenberry (04/19/07)
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...
Vivian Busenbarrick (04/19/07)
Vivian Busenbarrick, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Salem, died April 15, 2007, in St. Louis, Mo. She was born on November 21, 1944, in Leota, Mo. Visitation will be Friday, April 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m. at the Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains...
Linda Mae Boyd (04/19/07)
Linda Mae Boyd, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Donald F. and Helen Flora (Wilcox) Bartholomew, was born on May 12, 1947, in Madisonville, Ky. She departed this life on April 6, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 59. She was a loving mother and grandmother...
Linda Mae Boyd (04/19/07)
Linda Mae Boyd, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Donald F. and Helen Flora (Wilcox) Bartholomew, was born on May 12, 1947, in Madisonville, Ky. She departed this life on April 6, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 59. She was a loving mother and grandmother...
Wilma Blankenship (04/19/07)
Wilma Darlene Blanken-ship, age 60, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 29, 1946, in Mtn. Grove, Mo., and died April 5, 2007, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains,?Mo. Survivors include two daughters, April Blankenship of Alton, Mo., and Venita Johnson and husband Eddie of Alton, four grandchildren, Marissa, Victoria, Misty and Jordan; two sisters, Mary Lee Greer of Cleveland, Ohio, and Janet Sue Dethrow and husband Ray of Koshkonong, Mo.; two aunts, Blanche West and Maxine Smallwood; three uncles, Rusty Thompson, Andy Olsen and?O.B. ...
Eilena Hutson (04/19/07)
Eilena Hutson, of Salem, daughter of the late Addie D. and Alamo (Lynch) Saul, was born Jan. 16, 1925, in Salem. She died April 8, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 82. She was united in marriage to Verdell ?Hutson on Jan. 9, 1949, at Salem, and to this union two sons were born. ...
Carol Jean Orr (04/19/07)
Carol Jean Orr, age 66, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 6, 1940, in Doniphan, Mo., and died April 4, 2007, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include:?her husband Richard Orr of the home; three children, Dena Applegate and husband, Chuck of Springfield, Mo., Debbie Eschrich and husband, Brian of Wilmore, Ky., Dennis Orr and wife Kelley of Thomasville, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Jamie Harvill, Josiah and Jaclyn Applegate, Chase and Cody Eshrich, Blake and Megan Orr; three great-grandchildren, Taylor Clary, Mason and Austin Harvill; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Donald Elijah Self Sr. (04/19/07)
Donald Elijah Self Sr., 73, of Horseshoe Bend, died Tuesday, April 10, 2007, in Little Rock, Ark., at UAMS. He was born Nov. 9, 1933, in Brady, Texas, the son of the late Richard Warren and ?Pearl (Garner) Self. He served his country with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, worked as a property manager at several hotels and condominiums and was a member of the boating and fishing club of Horseshoe Bend...
Dorlas A. Holmes (04/19/07)
Dorlas A. ?Holmes, age 88, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 5, 1918, in Oregon County,?Mo., and died April 11, 2007, at his home. He was united in marriage to Ola Margaret "Madge" Gwaltney on Oct. 12, 1946, who survives. Other survivors include: a daughter Jan Chapman and husband John of Kimberling City, Mo.; a granddaughter, Rona Downs and husband, Sam of Humansville, Mo.; a great-granddaughter, Sydney Downs; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Lawrence Razinha Sr. (04/19/07)
Lawrence J. Razinha Sr., age 71, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born June 11, 1935, in Falmouth, Mass., and died April 5, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Survivors include: his wife Patsy of the home; one daughter, Ann Melton of California; one son, Lawrence J. ...
Mavis Ordell McNairn (04/19/07)
Mavis Ordell McNairn of Melbourne, daughter of the late Zeff Rochester McNairn and Julie Esther Chadwick McNairn, was born Jan. 22, 1923, in Franklin, Ark. She died April 9, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, at the age of 84. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Linda Brakebill (04/19/07)
Linda Brakebill, age 61, of Cherokee Village died Friday, April 13, 2007, in Benton, Ky. She is survived by: her husband Thomas Brakebill; three sons, Butch Brakebill of Pekin, Ill., Rich Rodgers of Hatties-burg, Miss., and Thomas Brakebill of Cherokee Village; two sisters, Shirley Wilson of Hopkinsville, Ky. and Dorothy Tennis of East Peoria, Ill. and seven grandchildren...
James Christenberry (04/19/07)
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...
Mary Jo Kester (04/19/07)
Mary Jo Kester, of Nashville, Tenn., died April 12, 2007, at the age of 69. She was born Sept. 3, 1937, in Williford, Ark., the daughter of the late Dan and Marie Crues Bettis. Survivors are: one daughter, Laurie Kester of Nashville, Tenn.; two sons, Tracy Marositesy of Horseshoe Bend and Greg Erwin of Pa.; one brother, Dan Bettis of Bono, Ark...
Rickey Dale Hollis (04/19/07)
Rickey Dale Hollis, age 54, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 17, 1952, in Alton, Mo. and died April 6, 2007, at his home. He was an employee of the Missouri State Highway Depart- ment for 24 years. He was an avid hunter and dog trader. He is survived by: his wife of 22 years, Sherri; their son, Chase and daughter Chelsea, both of the home; his two sons, Travis Hollis and Jon Hollis and wife Shelly; two grandchildren, Madyson and Owen Hollis; three brothers, Lonnie and wife Katherine, Gary and wife Dorothy, and Mitt and wife Diane; two sisters, Joan Frost and husband Floyd, all of Alton, Mo., Donnie Robinson of Independence, Mo., and other relatives and friends.. ...
Raymond J. Grigutis (04/19/07)
Raymond J. Grigutis, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 6, 2007, at his residence. Mr. Grigutis was born Oct. 1, 1922, in Waukegan, Ill., the son of John Grigutis and Agnos (Seeder) Grigutis. He worked many years for Johnson Motors. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during world War II. He moved to Cherokee Village 35 years ago from Waukegan, Ill. He was a member of the VFW and was of the Catholic faith...
Nellie Zelma Bohrisch (04/19/07)
Nellie Zelma Bohrisch, was born June 25, 1914, in Mildred, Mont., the daughter of Arthur Lewis Phillips and Bertha Riettierodt Phillips. She died April 4, 2007, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 92. She was united in marriage on Dec. 22, 1934, at Haverhill, Iowa, to Walter Bohrisch who preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 1983...
Oran Dwight Estes (04/19/07)
Oran Dwight Estes, 82, of Holts Summit, Mo., son of the late Guy Estes and Aubrey Godwin Estes, was born July 29, 1924, in Agnos, Ark. He died April 9, 2007, at his home. He was united in marriage to Juanita McCullough on July 18, 1942, in Thayer, Mo. To this union, six children were born...
Leonard Wesley Lohr (04/19/07)
Leonard Wesley Lohr, 94, was born Oct. 16, 1912, the son of the late Ernest Lohr and Nora Harrod Lohr in Billmore, Mo. He died April 10, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. He was united in marriage Aug. 17, 1967, at Alton, Mo. to Joyce Holloway. In earlier years he worked in a gold and silver refinery in Kellogg, Idaho. He was a farmer and enjoyed gardening, fishing and quilting. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Raymond J. Grigutis (04/19/07)
Raymond J. Grigutis, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 6, 2007, at his residence. Mr. Grigutis was born Oct. 1, 1922, in Waukegan, Ill., the son of John Grigutis and Agnos (Seeder) Grigutis. He worked many years for Johnson Motors. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II. ...
Oran Dwight Estes (04/19/07)
Oran Dwight Estes, of Holts Summit, Mo., son of the late Guy Estes and Aubrey Godwin Estes, was born July 29, 1924, in Agnos, Ark. He died April 9, 2007, at his home, at the age of 82. He was united in marriage to Juanita McCullough on July 18, 1942, in Thayer, Mo. ...
Mary Jo Kester (04/19/07)
Mary Jo Kester, of Nashville, Tenn., died April 12, 2007, at the age of 69. She was born Sept. 3, 1937, in Williford, Ark., the daughter of the late Dan and Marie Crues Bettis. Survivors are: one daughter, Laurie Kester of Nashville, Tenn.; two sons, Tracy Marositesy of Horseshoe Bend and Greg Erwin of Pa.; one brother, Dan Bettis of Bono, Ark. Funeral services were held April 18 at the Williford Cemetery. The services were under the direction of the Higginbotham Funeral Service of Hardy...
Linda Brakebill (04/19/07)
Linda Brakebill, age 61, of Cherokee Village died Friday, April 13, 2007, in Benton, Ky. She is survived by: her husband Thomas Brakebill; three sons, Butch Brakebill of Pekin, Ill., Rich Rodgers of Hattiesburg, Miss., and Thomas Brakebill of Cherokee Village; two sisters, Shirley Wilson of Hopkinsville, Ky. ...
Donald Elijah Self Sr. (04/19/07)
Donald Elijah Self Sr., 73, of Horseshoe Bend, died Tuesday, April 10, 2007, in Little Rock, Ark., at UAMS. He was born Nov. 9, 1933, in Brady, Texas, the son of the late Richard Warren and Pearl (Garner) Self. He served his country with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, worked as a property manager at several hotels and condominiums and was a member of the boating and fishing club of Horseshoe Bend. ...
Christian Clint Whiteside (04/19/07)
Devin and Samantha Whiteside announce the birth of their son, Christian Clint Whiteside. Maternal grandparents are Cindy and Elton Botard of Thayer, Mo., and Sam Rhoades of Lake Ozark, Mo. Paternal grandparents are Don and Brenda Whiteside of Thayer, Mo...
Zachary David Paul (04/19/07)
Zachary David Paul, son of David and Karla Paul of Mountain?Home, was born April 9, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center at 12:43 a.m. He weighed 9 pounds and was 20 3/4 inches long. He was welcomed home by his big sisters, Katie, 12, and Kodie, 9...
Taci Leigh Humphries (04/19/07)
Taci Leigh Humphries was welcomed into the world on March 27, 2007, at 8:25 p.m. by many family members. She weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. Taci is the daughter of Lance and Mandy Humphries of Ash Flat. Her maternal grandparents are Daphine Rogers of Cherokee Village and Gary and Ruth Rogers of Ash Flat. Her paternal grandparents are Max and Arlene Humphries of Salem...
Christian Clint Whiteside (04/19/07)
Devin and Samantha Whiteside announce the birth of their son, Christian Clint Whiteside. Maternal grandparents are Cindy and Elton Botard of Thayer, Mo., and Sam Rhoades of Lake Ozark, Mo. Paternal grandparents are Don and Brenda Whiteside of Thayer, Mo...
Zachary David Paul (04/19/07)
Zachary David Paul, son of David and Karla Paul of Mountain?Home, was born April 9, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center at 12:43 a.m. He weighed 9 pounds and was 20 3/4 inches long. He was welcomed home by his big sisters, Katie, 12, and Kodie, 9...
Taci Leigh Humphries (04/19/07)
Taci Leigh Humphries was welcomed into the world on March 27, 2007, at 8:25 p.m. by many family members. She weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. Taci is the daughter of Lance and Mandy Humphries of Ash Flat. Her maternal grandparents are Daphine Rogers of Cherokee Village and Gary and Ruth Rogers of Ash Flat. Her paternal grandparents are Max and Arlene Humphries of Salem...
Tucker -- Hickam (04/19/07)
Julie Elise Tucker of Salem, and William Andrew Hickam of Batesville, plan to be married at 9 a.m., July 10, 2007, at Makena Cove, Maui, Hawaii. The bride-elect is the daughter of Julian E. Tucker of Salem and Jennifer Tucker of Hot Springs Village, Ark. She is the granddaughter of Esmee B. Penn of Eunice, La., the late Caffery A. Penn, Lola Dee Tucker of Salem and the late Clarence Tucker...
Robe -- Starkey (04/19/07)
Carole Robe of Ash Flat announces the engagement of her daughter, Jennifer Robe, to Richard Starkey. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Highland High School, class of 2000. She attended the ?University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and graduated in 2004 with a bachelor's of science in microbiology. She is currently working at the Tyson Corporate Laboratories in Springdale, Ark., as a microbiologist in research...
Robe -- Starkey (04/19/07)
Carole Robe of Ash Flat announces the engagement of her daughter, Jennifer Robe, to Richard Starkey. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Highland High School, class of 2000. She attended the ?University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and graduated in 2004 with a bachelor's of science in microbiology. She is currently working at the Tyson Corporate Laboratories in Springdale, Ark., as a microbiologist in research...
Tucker -- Hickam (04/19/07)
Julie Elise Tucker of Salem, and William Andrew Hickam of Batesville, plan to be married at 9 a.m., July 10, 2007, at Makena Cove, Maui, Hawaii. The bride-elect is the daughter of Julian E. Tucker of Salem and Jennifer Tucker of Hot Springs Village, Ark. She is the granddaughter of Esmee B. Penn of Eunice, La., the late Caffery A. Penn, Lola Dee Tucker of Salem and the late Clarence Tucker...
Boldly Going Nowhere (04/19/07)
Some people believe that the struggle between good and evil is nothing more than a struggle between knowledge and ignorance, and that good will always prevail because everyone is basically decent and all it takes to overcome the wickedness within them is to somehow educate them about the wrongness of their ways...
Boldly Going Nowhere (04/19/07)
Some people believe that the struggle between good and evil is nothing more than a struggle between knowledge and ignorance, and that good will always prevail because everyone is basically decent and all it takes to overcome the wickedness within them is to somehow educate them about the wrongness of their ways...