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Stories from Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Second fake prescription caught at Salem (05/02/07)
A Gassville woman, married to a man who was recently charged with falsely obtaining narcotics, is facing the same charges after she used a fake prescription at Baker's Pharmacy in Salem April 11. Elyssa K. Turner, 22, of Gassville was arrested in connection with illegally possessing a narcotic, an unclassified felony, April 23, according to Salem Police Chief Albert Roork...
Thayer City Council reviews needs at working meeting (05/02/07)
THAYER -- The Thayer City Council met in a called meeting April 25 at Thayer City Hall. Mayor Merle Williams said the meeting was a working meeting and was called to discuss general business. He said in the future he may have the working meetings every week and that Wednesday seems to be the best day of the week for all the councilmen...
Students' work reminds community to buckle-up (05/02/07)
THAYER -- High School students in some clubs and organizations at Thayer High School will grab their paint and stencils May 9 in an effort to make the community safer. Thayer High School Principal Kevin Hedden said members of the Future Business Leaders of America, (FBLA) and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members have teamed up with the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety (MCRS)...
Three generations of service (05/02/07)
Countless countries around the world. A combined 75 years of active duty. Service under nine different presidents. Five different uniform changes. Four men -- three generations -- one family. As you sit and watch them talk, it's clear that this group is close. They are a happy bunch. They are proud of each other and passionate about what they do -- clearly, for them serving their country is an honored family tradition...
Graduations set (05/02/07)
AREA -- Graduation exercises will be held starting the first week in May in the Oregon County/Mammoth Spring area. The Couch Christian Association will host Baccalaureate services for the seniors at Couch High School, May 6 in the new gym. The service will start at 2 p.m...
Festivals slated (05/02/07)
AREA -- The communities of Mammoth Spring and Thayer will hold festivals this weekend. The Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce will hold Trout Fest May 5 at the Mammoth Spring State Park. The event will include a fishing derby for children 12 and under. Registration will start at 8:30 a.m...
One-vehicle wreck injures 17-year-old (05/02/07)
A 17-year-old Highland High School student was seriously injured in a one-vehicle wreck on Highway 62/412 in Highland April 29. Courtney D. Fry of Ash Flat was driving a 1997 4-door Chrysler west on Highway 62/412 in the outside lane when the vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and into the ditch, said Highland Officer Jeremy Stevens. ...
Retirement Party (05/02/07)
Photo/Ninemire Evelyn Willett greets fellow co-workers as they stop by her retirement party hosted by the staff at the Fulton County Hospital in honor of her 45 years of dedicated service.
Storm Damage (05/02/07)
Caution tape ropes off Oxford's Cougar One Stop & Garage as part of its roof hangs from the nearby tree April 25. The damage was a result of the high winds and torrential rains from the previous night.
Scalies and Slimies ... (05/02/07)
Photo/Thompson Logan Thrasher, and his dad Michael Thrasher, of Salem were some of the many participants at the Scalies and Slimies of the Ozarks program April 28 at Mammoth Spring State Park. Ben Wheeler from ASU presented the program that featured different types of frogs and snakes...
What happens next? (05/02/07)
In light of the recent freeze there are many questions being asked about what this freeze will do to the trees and wildlife. This is a question that can't be answered from experience since it has been over 100 years since an event of this nature has occurred here in north Arkansas and extreme southern Missouri. So we will take an educated guess on what to expect...
One-vehicle wreck injures 17-year-old (05/02/07)
A 17-year-old Highland High School student was seriously injured in a one-vehicle wreck on Highway 62/412 in Highland April 29. Courtney D. Fry of Ash Flat was driving a 1997 4-door Chrysler west on Highway 62/412 in the outside lane when the vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and into the ditch, said Highland Officer Jeremy Stevens. ...
Festivals slated (05/02/07)
AREA -- The communities of Mammoth Spring and Thayer will hold festivals this weekend. The Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce will hold Trout Fest May 5 at the Mammoth Spring State Park. The event will include a fishing derby for children 12 and under. Registration will start at 8:30 a.m...
Second fake prescription caught at Salem (05/02/07)
A Gassville woman, married to a man who was recently charged with falsely obtaining narcotics, is facing the same charges after she used a fake prescription at Baker's Pharmacy in Salem April 11. Elyssa K. Turner, 22, of Gassville was arrested in connection with illegally possessing a narcotic, an unclassified felony, April 23, according to Salem Police Chief Albert Roork...
Graduations set (05/02/07)
AREA -- Graduation exercises will be held starting the first week in May in the Oregon County/Mammoth Spring area. The Couch Christian Association will host Baccalaureate services for the seniors at Couch High School, May 6 in the new gym. The service will start at 2 p.m...
Three generations of service (05/02/07)
Countless countries around the world. A combined 75 years of active duty. Service under nine different presidents. Five different uniform changes. Four men -- three generations -- one family. As you sit and watch them talk, it's clear that this group is close. They are a happy bunch. They are proud of each other and passionate about what they do -- clearly, for them serving their country is an honored family tradition...
Students' work reminds community to buckle-up (05/02/07)
THAYER -- High School students in some clubs and organizations at Thayer High School will grab their paint and stencils May 9 in an effort to make the community safer. Thayer High School Principal Kevin Hedden said members of the Future Business Leaders of America, (FBLA) and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members have teamed up with the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety (MCRS)...
Thayer City Council reviews needs at working meeting (05/02/07)
THAYER -- The Thayer City Council met in a called meeting April 25 at Thayer City Hall. Mayor Merle Williams said the meeting was a working meeting and was called to discuss general business. He said in the future he may have the working meetings every week and that Wednesday seems to be the best day of the week for all the councilmen...
Retirement Party (05/02/07)
Photo/Ninemire Evelyn Willett greets fellow co-workers as they stop by her retirement party hosted by the staff at the Fulton County Hospital in honor of her 45 years of dedicated service.
Storm Damage (05/02/07)
Caution tape ropes off Oxford's Cougar One Stop & Garage as part of its roof hangs from the nearby tree April 25. The damage was a result of the high winds and torrential rains from the previous night.
Scalies and Slimies ... (05/02/07)
Photo/Thompson Logan Thrasher, and his dad Michael Thrasher, of Salem were some of the many participants at the Scalies and Slimies of the Ozarks program April 28 at Mammoth Spring State Park. Ben Wheeler from ASU presented the program that featured different types of frogs and snakes...
What happens next? (05/02/07)
In light of the recent freeze there are many questions being asked about what this freeze will do to the trees and wildlife. This is a question that can't be answered from experience since it has been over 100 years since an event of this nature has occurred here in north Arkansas and extreme southern Missouri. So we will take an educated guess on what to expect...
Romine -- Clark (05/02/07)
Wendell and Nancy Romine of Salem, would like to announce the marriage of their daughter, Andrea to Johnny Clark, son of Rick and Tracy Clark of Mammoth Spring. The ceremony will take place Saturday, May 12 at 11 a.m., at the Salem Church of Christ. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. There will be a reception immediately following in the fellowship hall...
Romine -- Clark (05/02/07)
Wendell and Nancy Romine of Salem, would like to announce the marriage of their daughter, Andrea to Johnny Clark, son of Rick and Tracy Clark of Mammoth Spring. The ceremony will take place Saturday, May 12 at 11 a.m., at the Salem Church of Christ. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. There will be a reception immediately following in the fellowship hall...
Air Evac night blows warm temps into WPMS (05/02/07)
After a difficult start to the racing season, fans and drivers alike were delighted with a great night of racing during the Air Evac Life Team sponsored events at West Plains Motor Speedway on April 21. Eighty-degree temperatures enabled the traditional evening schedule to resume...
Grizzly basketball camps on tap (05/02/07)
Summer vacation is just around the corner for area school children, and many will be looking for activities to do. The Grizzly basketball program at Missouri State University-West Plains has one fun option to consider -- Grizzly Basketball Camps. The fun begins on May 22 with the Little Dribblers Camp for boys and girls age 3 through 6 (preschool through kindergarten) and the Elementary Skills Camp for boys and girls in first through sixth grades...
Lady Hounds tops in 3A-1 East Tourney, open regional with win (05/02/07)
Not letting up any after notching their fifth straight conference title, the Salem Lady Greyhounds once again claimed top honors in the district tournament, winning the championship with a 3-1 victory over Flippin April 23 at Millbrook Sports Complex in Harrison...
Lady Hounds tops in 3A-1 East Tourney, open regional with win (05/02/07)
Not letting up any after notching their fifth straight conference title, the Salem Lady Greyhounds once again claimed top honors in the district tournament, winning the championship with a 3-1 victory over Flippin April 23 at Millbrook Sports Complex in Harrison...
Air Evac night blows warm temps into WPMS (05/02/07)
After a difficult start to the racing season, fans and drivers alike were delighted with a great night of racing during the Air Evac Life Team sponsored events at West Plains Motor Speedway on April 21. Eighty-degree temperatures enabled the traditional evening schedule to resume...
Grizzly basketball camps on tap (05/02/07)
Summer vacation is just around the corner for area school children, and many will be looking for activities to do. The Grizzly basketball program at Missouri State University-West Plains has one fun option to consider -- Grizzly Basketball Camps. The fun begins on May 22 with the Little Dribblers Camp for boys and girls age 3 through 6 (preschool through kindergarten) and the Elementary Skills Camp for boys and girls in first through sixth grades...
Jerry Bogle (05/02/07)
Jerry Bogle, 72, of Cherokee Village, Ark. died April 21, 2007. He was born Nov. 28, 1934, in Lyons, Kan., the son of Eugene Leroy Bogle and Wynona Mae (Blough) Bogle. He was a carpenter by trade. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Jerry was a Navy SeeBee. ...
Vernon Tyree (05/02/07)
Vernon Tyree, 87, died April 24, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend. He was born March 5, 1920 in Pueblo, Colo. Vernon married Dee Doss on Dec. 7, 1997. He leaves three step children; nine step grandchildren; and one step great grandson. Several nieces, nephews and many friends...
Betty Jo Mattox (05/02/07)
Betty Jo Mattox, 71, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., the daughter of the late Thomas Dowden and Freda Cottrell Dowden, was born May 2, 1935, in Ingalls, Ind. She died April 23, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was united in marriage to Vernon Mattox in 1965. He preceded her in death in 2006. She was a homemaker...
Herbert (Herb) Roberts (05/02/07)
Herbert Haskel (Herb) Roberts, 88, of Jonesboro, Ark., died April 24, 2007, at St. Elizabeth's Place in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Ash Flat, he lived in Caraway before moving to the Jonesboro area in 1958. He was a retired electrican with 55 years of membership in the International Brotherhood of electrical workers. For 15 years, Roberts served as the electrical inspector for the city of Jonesboro...
Archie Richard Vest (05/02/07)
Archie Richard Vest, age 91, of Madison, Ill., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born May 31, 1915, near Greer, Mo. and died April 25, 2007, in the Caseyville Nursing Center in Caseyville, Ill. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the United States Army in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater...
Wanda Lou Rogers (05/02/07)
Wanda Lou Rogers, 64, of Galena, Mo., was born June 9, 1942, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Fred and Velma Janes Combs and died April 20, 2007, in Cox Hospital South in Springfield, Mo. She had been a resident of the area for the past nine years coming from Crosses, Ark. She had attended the Church of God in Springfield, Wanda loved taking care of her husband and family, telling stories and having everyone laugh. She liked to work with her flowers and clean her house...
Virginia Simpkins (05/02/07)
Virginia Simpkins, 65, of Gravette, Ark., died ?on April 23, 2007, at her home. She was born Sept. 3, 1941, at Hardy, Ark., the daughter of John Anderson Rogers and Julia Kathryn Davis Rogers. She moved to this area in 1964 from Hardy to make her home. She was a waitress and a stocker at Wal-Mart. She attended Maysville Baptist Church...
William Noel Honeycutt (05/02/07)
William Noel ?Honeycutt, 80, was born Feb. 28, 1927, in Farewell, Mo., the son of the late Hiram Honeycutt and Gertrude Ann?Jones Honeycutt. He died April 22, 2007, in Salem, Ark. He was of the Baptist Faith and attended Chapel Hill Baptist Church. He is survived by: two brothers, Robert Lesley Honeycutt and wife, Violet of Ash Flat, Ark., and Hiram Honeycutt and wife, Shirley of Ravenden, Ark.; one sister-in-law, Erma Honeycutt of ?Myrtle, Mo.; many nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Lafie Jones (05/02/07)
Lafie Jones, 84, of Hardy, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007, in his home. He is survived by his wife Esther Jones of the home; two step daughters, Margie Markum of Paragould, and Juanita Pogue of Ravenden. He is survived by: a sister, Annabell Spies of Lapeer, Mich.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren...
Leslie Wayne Miller (05/02/07)
Leslie Wayne Miller, age 46, of Thomasville, Mo, was born Feb. 6, 1961, in St. Louis, Mo., and died April 23, 2007. Survivors include: his parents, Charley and Deloris Miller, of Thomasville, Mo.; two sisters, Margaret Figge of Ellis Grove, Ill. and Pamela Bean of Ste. Genevieve, Mo.; a daughter, Laura Miller of Pevely, Mo.; a grandson, Braden Miller of Pevely, Mo.; five nieces; one nephew; three great-nieces; three great-nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Arthur Elmer Sexton (05/02/07)
Arthur Elmer Sexton died April 25, 2007. He was born May 10, 1914 in Oxford the son of Marvin E. and Martha Langston (Dollie) Sexton. He grew up on a farm and at an early age started farming himself. He was united in marriage to Eunice Audry Elliott December 23, 1939 in Wild Cherry, Ark. To this union four children were born...
Lorene Parvin (05/02/07)
Lorene Parvin, age 90, of Cave City, formerly of Evening Shade, died April 28, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born July 4, 1916, at Viola, Ark., daughter of James and Lillian (Franks) Ellis. She was retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville, and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Milton V. Simmons (05/02/07)
Milton V. Simmons, age 60, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 19, 1946, and died April 24, 2007, at his home. He is survived by: his wife, Bernie of the home; his mother, Edna Ruth Simmons of Alton, Mo.; four daughters, Michelle Moore and husband Clay of East Point, Fla., Melonie Simmons of Carrabelle, Fla., Eve Jones and husband Steve of Springfield, Mo., Shelly Amerson of Pomona, Mo.; three sons, Van Simmons of Carrabelle, Fla., Nick and Freedom Ceresini both of Alton; six brothers, Charles Simmons of Santo, Texas, Luke, Jerry, Elevin Sammy and Calvin Simmons all of Alton; four sisters,?Jenesce Shepard of Chico, Texas, Jenell York of Koshkonong, Mo., Jenene Hall of Doniphan, Mo., Jenette Kirkpatrick of Alton, Mo.; 11 grandchildren, Ciara Moore, Ray Kimbrough, Zach Kimbrough, Grayson Wooldridge, Courtney Jones, Russell Simmons, Vanessa Simmons, Emily Range, Dayton Wright, Jade Bounds, Zoe Bounds; and numeorus other relatives and friends.. ...
Betty Jo Mattox (05/02/07)
Betty Jo Mattox, 71, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., the daughter of the late Thomas Dowden and Freda Cottrell Dowden, was born May 2, 1935, in Ingalls, Ind. She died April 23, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was united in marriage to Vernon Mattox in 1965. He preceded her in death in 2006. She was a homemaker...
Wanda Lou Rogers (05/02/07)
Wanda Lou Rogers, 64, of Galena, Mo., was born June 9, 1942, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Fred and Velma Janes Combs and died April 20, 2007, in Cox Hospital South in Springfield, Mo. She had been a resident of the area for the past nine years coming from Crosses, Ark. She had attended the Church of God in Springfield, Wanda loved taking care of her husband and family, telling stories and having everyone laugh. She liked to work with her flowers and clean her house...
Virginia Simpkins (05/02/07)
Virginia Simpkins, 65, of Gravette, Ark., died ?on April 23, 2007, at her home. She was born Sept. 3, 1941, at Hardy, Ark., the daughter of John Anderson Rogers and Julia Kathryn Davis Rogers. She moved to this area in 1964 from Hardy to make her home. She was a waitress and a stocker at Wal-Mart. She attended Maysville Baptist Church...
William Noel Honeycutt (05/02/07)
William Noel ?Honeycutt, 80, was born Feb. 28, 1927, in Farewell, Mo., the son of the late Hiram Honeycutt and Gertrude Ann?Jones Honeycutt. He died April 22, 2007, in Salem, Ark. He was of the Baptist Faith and attended Chapel Hill Baptist Church. He is survived by: two brothers, Robert Lesley Honeycutt and wife, Violet of Ash Flat, Ark., and Hiram Honeycutt and wife, Shirley of Ravenden, Ark.; one sister-in-law, Erma Honeycutt of ?Myrtle, Mo.; many nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Archie Richard Vest (05/02/07)
Archie Richard Vest, age 91, of Madison, Ill., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born May 31, 1915, near Greer, Mo. and died April 25, 2007, in the Caseyville Nursing Center in Caseyville, Ill. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the United States Army in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater...
Herbert (Herb) Roberts (05/02/07)
Herbert Haskel (Herb) Roberts, 88, of Jonesboro, Ark., died April 24, 2007, at St. Elizabeth's Place in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Ash Flat, he lived in Caraway before moving to the Jonesboro area in 1958. He was a retired electrican with 55 years of membership in the International Brotherhood of electrical workers. For 15 years, Roberts served as the electrical inspector for the city of Jonesboro...
Lafie Jones (05/02/07)
Lafie Jones, 84, of Hardy, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007, in his home. He is survived by his wife Esther Jones of the home; two step daughters, Margie Markum of Paragould, and Juanita Pogue of Ravenden. He is survived by: a sister, Annabell Spies of Lapeer, Mich.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren...
Vernon Tyree (05/02/07)
Vernon Tyree, 87, died April 24, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend. He was born March 5, 1920 in Pueblo, Colo. Vernon married Dee Doss on Dec. 7, 1997. He leaves three step children; nine step grandchildren; and one step great grandson. Several nieces, nephews and many friends...
Jerry Bogle (05/02/07)
Jerry Bogle, 72, of Cherokee Village, Ark. died April 21, 2007. He was born Nov. 28, 1934, in Lyons, Kan., the son of Eugene Leroy Bogle and Wynona Mae (Blough) Bogle. He was a carpenter by trade. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Jerry was a Navy SeeBee. ...
Milton V. Simmons (05/02/07)
Milton V. Simmons, age 60, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 19, 1946, and died April 24, 2007, at his home. He is survived by: his wife, Bernie of the home; his mother, Edna Ruth Simmons of Alton, Mo.; four daughters, Michelle Moore and husband Clay of East Point, Fla., Melonie Simmons of Carrabelle, Fla., Eve Jones and husband Steve of Springfield, Mo., Shelly Amerson of Pomona, Mo.; three sons, Van Simmons of Carrabelle, Fla., Nick and Freedom Ceresini both of Alton; six brothers, Charles Simmons of Santo, Texas, Luke, Jerry, Elevin Sammy and Calvin Simmons all of Alton; four sisters,?Jenesce Shepard of Chico, Texas, Jenell York of Koshkonong, Mo., Jenene Hall of Doniphan, Mo., Jenette Kirkpatrick of Alton, Mo.; 11 grandchildren, Ciara Moore, Ray Kimbrough, Zach Kimbrough, Grayson Wooldridge, Courtney Jones, Russell Simmons, Vanessa Simmons, Emily Range, Dayton Wright, Jade Bounds, Zoe Bounds; and numeorus other relatives and friends.. ...
Lorene Parvin (05/02/07)
Lorene Parvin, age 90, of Cave City, formerly of Evening Shade, died April 28, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born July 4, 1916, at Viola, Ark., daughter of James and Lillian (Franks) Ellis. She was retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville, and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Arthur Elmer Sexton (05/02/07)
Arthur Elmer Sexton died April 25, 2007. He was born May 10, 1914 in Oxford the son of Marvin E. and Martha Langston (Dollie) Sexton. He grew up on a farm and at an early age started farming himself. He was united in marriage to Eunice Audry Elliott December 23, 1939 in Wild Cherry, Ark. To this union four children were born...
Leslie Wayne Miller (05/02/07)
Leslie Wayne Miller, age 46, of Thomasville, Mo, was born Feb. 6, 1961, in St. Louis, Mo., and died April 23, 2007. Survivors include: his parents, Charley and Deloris Miller, of Thomasville, Mo.; two sisters, Margaret Figge of Ellis Grove, Ill. and Pamela Bean of Ste. Genevieve, Mo.; a daughter, Laura Miller of Pevely, Mo.; a grandson, Braden Miller of Pevely, Mo.; five nieces; one nephew; three great-nieces; three great-nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Staires celebrate 60th anniversary (05/02/07)
Drs. E. Harlin and Mary K. "Kit" Staires celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary April 5. Harlin Staires graduated from Alton High school in 1943. After serving two and one-half years in the U.S. Navy as a pharmacist's mate in the Pacific area, he returned home to Alton to attend the University of Missouri. ...
Hayden Lee Jennings (05/02/07)
Jason and Courtney Jennings of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Hayden Lee. He was born at 6:57 a.m. April 23, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 1/2 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Carl and Linda Parker of Couch and Don and Barb Jennings of Thayer...
Candence Jane Coltrane (05/02/07)
Jeremy Boisvert and Sarah Coltrane of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Cadence Jane Coltrane. She was born at 5:40 p.m. April 22, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Gary and Sissy Magnuson of Koshkonong and Paul and Dolores Boisvert of Grovespring...
Lane Curtis Wheeler (05/02/07)
Bobby Wheeler and Shelia Bates of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Lane Curtis Wheeler. He was born at 4:19 a.m. April 18, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Mac and Tina Bates and Sue Bates Chronister and Joe and Patty Wheeler, all of Alton...
Dylan Lyle Hardester (05/02/07)
Mark and Tammy Hardester of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Dylan Lyle. He was born at 8:23 a.m. April 17, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. His sibling is Noah, 20 months. Grandparents are Mac and Tina Bates, Lisa Reeves, all of Alton and Danny and Jo Ellen Hardester of Alton, Ill...
Alexandria Elyse Bunting (05/02/07)
Michael and Jacqueline Bunting of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Alexandria Elyse. She was born at 5:46 a.m. April 22 at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 1/2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Cierra, 15. Grandparents are Mary Ann Beatey of Thayer and Susan Watts of Alton...
Abbygail Grace Bowers (05/02/07)
Daniel and Monica Bowers of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Abbygail Grace. She was born at 12:08 a.m. April 25, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. Her siblings are Austin, 7, and Madison, 4. Grandparents are Clarence and Linda Seymour and Jim and Sharon Bowers, all of Thayer...
Brayden Ponder Webb (05/02/07)
Brayden Ponder Webb was born Dec. 12, 2006, at 8:15 a.m. at UAMS in Little Rock. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Brayden is the son of Jeff and Shawna (Walling) Webb of Fayetteville. Maternal grandparents are George and Kathaleen Walling of Salem.?Paternal grandparents are David and Janelle Webb of Fort Smith, Ark. Great-grandparents are the late Luther and Lois Maguffee and the late Ponder and Ruby Walling all of Salem...
Alexandria Elyse Bunting (05/02/07)
Michael and Jacqueline Bunting of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Alexandria Elyse. She was born at 5:46 a.m. April 22 at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 1/2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Cierra, 15. Grandparents are Mary Ann Beatey of Thayer and Susan Watts of Alton...
Abbygail Grace Bowers (05/02/07)
Daniel and Monica Bowers of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Abbygail Grace. She was born at 12:08 a.m. April 25, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. Her siblings are Austin, 7, and Madison, 4. Grandparents are Clarence and Linda Seymour and Jim and Sharon Bowers, all of Thayer...
Brayden Ponder Webb (05/02/07)
Brayden Ponder Webb was born Dec. 12, 2006, at 8:15 a.m. at UAMS in Little Rock. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Brayden is the son of Jeff and Shawna (Walling) Webb of Fayetteville. Maternal grandparents are George and Kathaleen Walling of Salem.?Paternal grandparents are David and Janelle Webb of Fort Smith, Ark. Great-grandparents are the late Luther and Lois Maguffee and the late Ponder and Ruby Walling all of Salem...
Hayden Lee Jennings (05/02/07)
Jason and Courtney Jennings of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Hayden Lee. He was born at 6:57 a.m. April 23, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 1/2 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Carl and Linda Parker of Couch and Don and Barb Jennings of Thayer...
Staires celebrate 60th anniversary (05/02/07)
Drs. E. Harlin and Mary K. "Kit" Staires celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary April 5. Harlin Staires graduated from Alton High school in 1943. After serving two and one-half years in the U.S. Navy as a pharmacist's mate in the Pacific area, he returned home to Alton to attend the University of Missouri. ...
Candence Jane Coltrane (05/02/07)
Jeremy Boisvert and Sarah Coltrane of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Cadence Jane Coltrane. She was born at 5:40 p.m. April 22, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Gary and Sissy Magnuson of Koshkonong and Paul and Dolores Boisvert of Grovespring...
Lane Curtis Wheeler (05/02/07)
Bobby Wheeler and Shelia Bates of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Lane Curtis Wheeler. He was born at 4:19 a.m. April 18, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Mac and Tina Bates and Sue Bates Chronister and Joe and Patty Wheeler, all of Alton...
Dylan Lyle Hardester (05/02/07)
Mark and Tammy Hardester of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Dylan Lyle. He was born at 8:23 a.m. April 17, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. His sibling is Noah, 20 months. Grandparents are Mac and Tina Bates, Lisa Reeves, all of Alton and Danny and Jo Ellen Hardester of Alton, Ill...
Young -- Hyslip (05/02/07)
Joe and Carol Young of Ash Flat announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristen Jo, to Grant Hyslip, son of Johnny Ray and Barbara Hyslip of Ash Flat. The couple will wed in a beach ceremony in Destin, Fla., June 12. Grant is employed by North Arkansas Electric in Ash Flat as a lineman. ...
Shrable -- Lowrie (05/02/07)
Robert and Lonna Shrable and Donald and JoAnn Lowrie would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Augusta Shrable and Robert Lowrie on June 23, at 4 p.m. at the Viola Assembly of God in Viola. A reception will immediately follow. All friends and family are invited to attend...
Shrable -- Lowrie (05/02/07)
Robert and Lonna Shrable and Donald and JoAnn Lowrie would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Augusta Shrable and Robert Lowrie on June 23, at 4 p.m. at the Viola Assembly of God in Viola. A reception will immediately follow. All friends and family are invited to attend...
Young -- Hyslip (05/02/07)
Joe and Carol Young of Ash Flat announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristen Jo, to Grant Hyslip, son of Johnny Ray and Barbara Hyslip of Ash Flat. The couple will wed in a beach ceremony in Destin, Fla., June 12. Grant is employed by North Arkansas Electric in Ash Flat as a lineman. ...
Stones to celebrate 65th anniversary (05/02/07)
Bill and Thelma Stone of Mammoth Spring will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on May 9. They were married at the courthouse in Walnut Ridge on May 9, 1942, by a justice of the peace.
Stones to celebrate 65th anniversary (05/02/07)
Bill and Thelma Stone of Mammoth Spring will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on May 9. They were married at the courthouse in Walnut Ridge on May 9, 1942, by a justice of the peace.
Boldly Going Nowhere (05/02/07)
Papua New Guinea was first colonized in the 1870s. Germany ruled the northern portion and the British ruled the south. Soon thereafter, Australia took over. During World War II, it was occupied by the Japanese. After the war, Australia regained control. And so it goes with small island nations in a world of struggle for supremacy...
Tornadoes, floods, hail and wind of 2006 (05/02/07)
I've been reading a copy of "Severe Weather in Arkansas 2007" published by the National Weather Service in Little Rock. It's interesting reading. What amazed me was how many times our area -- Fulton, Sharp or Izard County -- was listed in the pamphlet for major weather events of 2006. So, here's some facts you might find interesting...
Boldly Going Nowhere (05/02/07)
Papua New Guinea was first colonized in the 1870s. Germany ruled the northern portion and the British ruled the south. Soon thereafter, Australia took over. During World War II, it was occupied by the Japanese. After the war, Australia regained control. And so it goes with small island nations in a world of struggle for supremacy...
Tornadoes, floods, hail and wind of 2006 (05/02/07)
I've been reading a copy of "Severe Weather in Arkansas 2007" published by the National Weather Service in Little Rock. It's interesting reading. What amazed me was how many times our area -- Fulton, Sharp or Izard County -- was listed in the pamphlet for major weather events of 2006. So, here's some facts you might find interesting...