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Stories from Thursday, May 10, 2007

Awards (05/10/07)
The advertising staff at Areawide Media recently won several advertising awards at the 2007 Missouri Advertising Manager's Association annual conference at the Lake of the Ozarks. The staff earned a second place award for the 2006 Escape edition in the best regularly scheduled section category. ...
Koshkonong teen dies (05/10/07)
KOSHKONONG -- A Koshkonong teenager has died as a result of injuries he suffered in an accident May 1 on PP Highway. Missouri State Trooper J.C. Howell reported that Richard Gatewood, 17, was driving a 2004 Dodge Neon when he ran off the left side of the road, over corrected and re-entered the road striking a northbound 1994 Oldsmobile driven by Chad Horton, 33, of Thayer...
Rhonda Long ... Fulton County's first female deputy (05/10/07)
April 13 Rhonda Long of Salem successfully completed Basic Police Training course 2007-A at the Black River Technical College Law Enforcement Training Academy in Pocahontas, making her Fulton County's first female deputy. "This is something I've been interested in doing for a long time," Long said. "I just always kept it in the back of my head."...
Tourism week in Arkansas (05/10/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING The Welcome Center at Mammoth Spring State Park will be participating in See Arkansas Week/National Tourism Week, May 12-20 at the Welcome Center. The event is hosted by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and locally will be called Arkansas Tourist Appreciation Day...
Project aimed at preserving stories from World War II vets (05/10/07)
AREA -- Thomasville resident Carl Williams has spent countless hours trying to save stories from veterans of World War II. He has organized a meeting where all area veterans, not just from Oregon County, but also from Mammoth Spring and any other area, can meet May 13 at 2 p.m. at the Alton Methodist Church (across from Clary Funeral Home) at Alton...
Judge confines Mitchell to home (05/10/07)
Former Melbourne Assistant Principal Steven Mitchell was incarcerated for six nights before a judge ruled he could be placed in his wife's custody April 2. A week prior to Mitchell's release, U.S. Magistrate Judge John F. Forester ordered the 32-year-old, level three sex offender to be taken into custody for the first time since facing the initial sexual assault charges in 2004, on the grounds that he was a danger to the community...
Science Fair (05/10/07)
Photo/ ThompsonThe team of Ryan Veatch, Lance Schneider, Seth Hebert and John Prewitt placed second in the 10th grade team test at the SCA Math/Science Relays held March 8 at Liberty High School. Sierra Hay, pictured in front, placed second in chemistry at the contest...
Special week at Mammoth Spring State Park (05/10/07)
Mammoth Spring State Park Welcome Center Manager Adam Davis invites everyone to the Welcome Center at the park May 14. He said the day will feature Pappy from the Spring Dipper, live music, Mayor Jean Pace, and free helium balloons and many door prizes will be given away during the day...
Barton warns of property deed scam (05/10/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County Recorder Dorothy Barton urges county residents to be wary of mail offers to provide copies of legal documents. Barton said at their annual recorders training conference two weeks ago in St. Charles, the Recorders Association of Missouri notified the recorders in attendance about a private company's offer to obtain copies of property deeds that charges home owners an excessive fee...
House cleaner faces felony stealing charges (05/10/07)
A Cherokee Village house cleaner is accused of stealing a wallet from a client's home and then using two of the client's debit cards to purchase more than $750 of merchandise. Alice Warden, 37, is charged with fraudulent use of a credit card and theft of property, both class C felonies. Warden was arrested May 2...
Sex offender alert (05/10/07)
Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence is alerting area residents that level three sex offender Calvin E. McDonald, 41, is currently residing near the Fourty Four community along Highway 56. McDonald was convicted of first degree sexual abuse Jan. 11, 1996, after engaging in sexual activity with an intoxicated 14-year-old female. Currently McDonald is not wanted by law enforcement...
Pow Wow schedule released (05/10/07)
After months of preparation it is almost time -- May 19-20 Salem will host American Indian tribes from across the nation in the third annual Circle of Hope Intertribal Powwow at the Fulton County fairgrounds on Highway 62/412. During the upcoming event, organized by the Amonsoquath Tribe of Cherokee and Circle of Hope Cultural Community Center, tribes will compete for a $25,000 prize...
You can't keep a good man down (05/10/07)
THAYER -- If you're going to have to be involved in an armed robbery and shot, Philip Berkley said Thayer is a good place to have that happen. Berkley was in the wrong place at the wrong time April 1 when he entered the Bullseye Convenience Store in Thayer for a cup of hot coffee...
Way to go ... (05/10/07)
The Salem Senior High QuizBowl team was named the Class 3A runner-up at the state championship held at Conway April 21. The team competed against Episcopal Collegiate in a match that was aired live on AETN. Team members include Ed Crews, Whitney Maguffee, Tera Zeigler, Stephanie McCullough (front), Emily Foster, Tyler Casey, Clay Rucker and Katina McNeace...
A trip back in time ... (05/10/07)
Photo courtesy of Marc Newman Members of the West Plains Trail Ride Association held a trail ride the first weekend of May in the Myrtle community. Members of the Myrtle Wagon Train and Trail Ride group joined the other riders. They stopped for a breather at the Byrd Baptist Church...
Special week at Mammoth Spring State Park (05/10/07)
Mammoth Spring State Park Welcome Center Manager Adam Davis invites everyone to the Welcome Center at the park May 14. He said the day will feature Pappy from the Spring Dipper, live music, Mayor Jean Pace, and free helium balloons and many door prizes will be given away during the day...
Awards (05/10/07)
The advertising staff at Areawide Media recently won several advertising awards at the 2007 Missouri Advertising Manager's Association annual conference at the Lake of the Ozarks. The staff earned a second place award for the 2006 Escape edition in the best regularly scheduled section category. ...
Project aimed at preserving stories from World War II vets (05/10/07)
AREA -- Thomasville resident Carl Williams has spent countless hours trying to save stories from veterans of World War II. He has organized a meeting where all area veterans, not just from Oregon County, but also from Mammoth Spring and any other area, can meet May 13 at 2 p.m. at the Alton Methodist Church (across from Clary Funeral Home) at Alton...
Judge confines Mitchell to home (05/10/07)
Former Melbourne Assistant Principal Steven Mitchell was incarcerated for six nights before a judge ruled he could be placed in his wife's custody April 2. A week prior to Mitchell's release, U.S. Magistrate Judge John F. Forester ordered the 32-year-old, level three sex offender to be taken into custody for the first time since facing the initial sexual assault charges in 2004, on the grounds that he was a danger to the community...
Barton warns of property deed scam (05/10/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County Recorder Dorothy Barton urges county residents to be wary of mail offers to provide copies of legal documents. Barton said at their annual recorders training conference two weeks ago in St. Charles, the Recorders Association of Missouri notified the recorders in attendance about a private company's offer to obtain copies of property deeds that charges home owners an excessive fee...
Sex offender alert (05/10/07)
Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence is alerting area residents that level three sex offender Calvin E. McDonald, 41, is currently residing near the Fourty Four community along Highway 56. McDonald was convicted of first degree sexual abuse Jan. 11, 1996, after engaging in sexual activity with an intoxicated 14-year-old female. Currently McDonald is not wanted by law enforcement...
House cleaner faces felony stealing charges (05/10/07)
A Cherokee Village house cleaner is accused of stealing a wallet from a client's home and then using two of the client's debit cards to purchase more than $750 of merchandise. Alice Warden, 37, is charged with fraudulent use of a credit card and theft of property, both class C felonies. Warden was arrested May 2...
Science Fair (05/10/07)
Photo/ ThompsonThe team of Ryan Veatch, Lance Schneider, Seth Hebert and John Prewitt placed second in the 10th grade team test at the SCA Math/Science Relays held March 8 at Liberty High School. Sierra Hay, pictured in front, placed second in chemistry at the contest...
Tourism week in Arkansas (05/10/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING The Welcome Center at Mammoth Spring State Park will be participating in See Arkansas Week/National Tourism Week, May 12-20 at the Welcome Center. The event is hosted by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and locally will be called Arkansas Tourist Appreciation Day...
Way to go ... (05/10/07)
The Salem Senior High QuizBowl team was named the Class 3A runner-up at the state championship held at Conway April 21. The team competed against Episcopal Collegiate in a match that was aired live on AETN. Team members include Ed Crews, Whitney Maguffee, Tera Zeigler, Stephanie McCullough (front), Emily Foster, Tyler Casey, Clay Rucker and Katina McNeace...
Rhonda Long ... Fulton County's first female deputy (05/10/07)
April 13 Rhonda Long of Salem successfully completed Basic Police Training course 2007-A at the Black River Technical College Law Enforcement Training Academy in Pocahontas, making her Fulton County's first female deputy. "This is something I've been interested in doing for a long time," Long said. "I just always kept it in the back of my head."...
Koshkonong teen dies (05/10/07)
KOSHKONONG -- A Koshkonong teenager has died as a result of injuries he suffered in an accident May 1 on PP Highway. Missouri State Trooper J.C. Howell reported that Richard Gatewood, 17, was driving a 2004 Dodge Neon when he ran off the left side of the road, over corrected and re-entered the road striking a northbound 1994 Oldsmobile driven by Chad Horton, 33, of Thayer...
Pow Wow schedule released (05/10/07)
After months of preparation it is almost time -- May 19-20 Salem will host American Indian tribes from across the nation in the third annual Circle of Hope Intertribal Powwow at the Fulton County fairgrounds on Highway 62/412. During the upcoming event, organized by the Amonsoquath Tribe of Cherokee and Circle of Hope Cultural Community Center, tribes will compete for a $25,000 prize...
A trip back in time ... (05/10/07)
Photo courtesy of Marc Newman Members of the West Plains Trail Ride Association held a trail ride the first weekend of May in the Myrtle community. Members of the Myrtle Wagon Train and Trail Ride group joined the other riders. They stopped for a breather at the Byrd Baptist Church...
You can't keep a good man down (05/10/07)
THAYER -- If you're going to have to be involved in an armed robbery and shot, Philip Berkley said Thayer is a good place to have that happen. Berkley was in the wrong place at the wrong time April 1 when he entered the Bullseye Convenience Store in Thayer for a cup of hot coffee...
Barton completes combat training (05/10/07)
Army Pvt. Jeremy H. Barton has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Cynthia and Gary Barton of Thayer. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.. ...
Scholarship available (05/10/07)
The scholarship committee of the Spring River Presbyterian Church is accepting applications for the Harrie and Millie Day Scholarship. Applications may be obtained by contacting Barbara Lyerly at 870-994-2936, by mail at 555 Ark. Highway 354, Ash Flat, AR 72513 or by e-mail at lyerlyec@centurytel.net...
SOS Winner (05/10/07)
Melissa Killian, an 8th grade student at ICC Middle School, placed 3rd in the "Your SOS Celebrity" essay contest. All students in Mrs. Herron's language arts classes wrote essays concerning someone they admired for not smoking. The Arkansas Health Department of Health and Human Services' Stamp Out Smoking campaign received over 1500 entries in three age categories. ...
Smith inducted into Alpha Chi (05/10/07)
Ashley Smith of Salem, has been inducted into Alpha Chi, the National College Honor Scholarship Society, at Williams Baptist College. The induction was held April 12 at Williams Baptist College's Academic Awards Banquet. Alpha Chi admits members from all academic disciplines who are in the top 10 percent of their junior and senior classes. The honor society has local chapters at over 300 colleges and universities around the United States...
Stauffer contest winners announced (05/10/07)
To honor the memory of Shane Stauffer, a 2004 Cave City graduate, and gifted and committed student of language and literature, the Cave City Scholarship Club held an essay and poetry contest. The 2007 award topic was "Life in Metaphor" inspired by an original poem of Stauffer's...
4 Generations (05/10/07)
A four generation family gathering: Eunice Besson of Viola visits with her daughter, Loetta Bratcher of Viola; granddaughter, JuDene Stroud of Siloam Springs; and great-granddaughter, Jayme Little of Batesville.
Carver receives award (05/10/07)
Carlota Carver of Pocahontas, a sales associate with Coldwell Banker Ozark Real Estate Company, has earned membership in the company's International Diamond Society, a level achieved by only the top nine percent of the more than 127,700 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker system...
Hall -- Reynolds (05/10/07)
Dennis Reynolds and Bridget Hall of Salem, would like to invite all friends and family to their upcoming wedding on Saturday,?May 12, at 3 p.m. at the?Salem First Baptist Church. A reception will follow the ceremony.
Powell receives scholarship (05/10/07)
Lance Powell, a 2007 Salem ?High School graduate, has been accepted for admission to Lyon College and has been awarded a President's 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 Lance has been awarded scholarships valued at $8,000 per year...
Adams inducted (05/10/07)
Travis Adams of Salem has been inducted into Theta Alpha Kappa, the National Honor Society for Religious Studies/Theology. Adams was also inducted into the Alpha Delta Omicron chapter of the society at Williams Baptist College during the Christian Ministries Banquet held April 24...
Steele receives recognition (05/10/07)
Kayla Nichole Steele of Fifty Six, Ark., has been recognized for academic achievement by the United States Achievement Academy as a United States National Honor Student award winner. She will appear in the USAA's official yearbook, which is published nationally. She also received a national English honors award and was named to Who's Who Among American High School Students...
Smith presents study (05/10/07)
Ashley Smith of Salem, recently presented a psychological study at the annual conference of the Southwest Psychological Association. The organization is comprised of psychology professionals and students from a seven-state area. Smith conducted a study entitled Hope: Academically Successful Schools Versus Academically Unsuccessful Schools, and presented her findings at the conference held April 5-7 in Ft. ...
Wrenfrow to graduate (05/10/07)
Jessica Wrenfrow, daughter of John and Sharon Wrenfrow of Myrtle, will graduate May 12 from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark. Jessica will receive her master's degree in human environmental sciences with an emphasis in hospitality.
Ribbon Cutting (05/10/07)
The Spring River Area Chamber of Commerce held a blue-ribbon welcome for Golden Care Adult Day Health Care Center in Highland recently. Chamber board members joined Golden Care staff, friends and family to celebrate the grand opening of the new center, located on Highway 62/412 across from the Cherokee Village entrance...
Powell receives scholarship (05/10/07)
Lance Powell, a 2007 Salem ?High School graduate, has been accepted for admission to Lyon College and has been awarded a President's 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 Lance has been awarded scholarships valued at $8,000 per year...
Smith inducted into Alpha Chi (05/10/07)
Ashley Smith of Salem, has been inducted into Alpha Chi, the National College Honor Scholarship Society, at Williams Baptist College. The induction was held April 12 at Williams Baptist College's Academic Awards Banquet. Alpha Chi admits members from all academic disciplines who are in the top 10 percent of their junior and senior classes. The honor society has local chapters at over 300 colleges and universities around the United States...
SOS Winner (05/10/07)
Melissa Killian, an 8th grade student at ICC Middle School, placed 3rd in the "Your SOS Celebrity" essay contest. All students in Mrs. Herron's language arts classes wrote essays concerning someone they admired for not smoking. The Arkansas Health Department of Health and Human Services' Stamp Out Smoking campaign received over 1500 entries in three age categories. ...
Scholarship available (05/10/07)
The scholarship committee of the Spring River Presbyterian Church is accepting applications for the Harrie and Millie Day Scholarship. Applications may be obtained by contacting Barbara Lyerly at 870-994-2936, by mail at 555 Ark. Highway 354, Ash Flat, AR 72513 or by e-mail at lyerlyec@centurytel.net...
Steele receives recognition (05/10/07)
Kayla Nichole Steele of Fifty Six, Ark., has been recognized for academic achievement by the United States Achievement Academy as a United States National Honor Student award winner. She will appear in the USAA's official yearbook, which is published nationally. She also received a national English honors award and was named to Who's Who Among American High School Students...
Adams inducted (05/10/07)
Travis Adams of Salem has been inducted into Theta Alpha Kappa, the National Honor Society for Religious Studies/Theology. Adams was also inducted into the Alpha Delta Omicron chapter of the society at Williams Baptist College during the Christian Ministries Banquet held April 24...
Wrenfrow to graduate (05/10/07)
Jessica Wrenfrow, daughter of John and Sharon Wrenfrow of Myrtle, will graduate May 12 from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark. Jessica will receive her master's degree in human environmental sciences with an emphasis in hospitality.
Carver receives award (05/10/07)
Carlota Carver of Pocahontas, a sales associate with Coldwell Banker Ozark Real Estate Company, has earned membership in the company's International Diamond Society, a level achieved by only the top nine percent of the more than 127,700 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker system...
Ribbon Cutting (05/10/07)
The Spring River Area Chamber of Commerce held a blue-ribbon welcome for Golden Care Adult Day Health Care Center in Highland recently. Chamber board members joined Golden Care staff, friends and family to celebrate the grand opening of the new center, located on Highway 62/412 across from the Cherokee Village entrance...
Smith presents study (05/10/07)
Ashley Smith of Salem, recently presented a psychological study at the annual conference of the Southwest Psychological Association. The organization is comprised of psychology professionals and students from a seven-state area. Smith conducted a study entitled Hope: Academically Successful Schools Versus Academically Unsuccessful Schools, and presented her findings at the conference held April 5-7 in Ft. ...
4 Generations (05/10/07)
A four generation family gathering: Eunice Besson of Viola visits with her daughter, Loetta Bratcher of Viola; granddaughter, JuDene Stroud of Siloam Springs; and great-granddaughter, Jayme Little of Batesville.
Barton completes combat training (05/10/07)
Army Pvt. Jeremy H. Barton has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Cynthia and Gary Barton of Thayer. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.. ...
Hall -- Reynolds (05/10/07)
Dennis Reynolds and Bridget Hall of Salem, would like to invite all friends and family to their upcoming wedding on Saturday,?May 12, at 3 p.m. at the?Salem First Baptist Church. A reception will follow the ceremony.
Stauffer contest winners announced (05/10/07)
To honor the memory of Shane Stauffer, a 2004 Cave City graduate, and gifted and committed student of language and literature, the Cave City Scholarship Club held an essay and poetry contest. The 2007 award topic was "Life in Metaphor" inspired by an original poem of Stauffer's...
Lady Hounds regional champs (05/10/07)
Sometimes the hardest thing to see is that which is right in front of you. Clichés aside, that was certainly the case as a pair of old 3A-1 East foes, Salem and Cave City battled for a ticket to the finals of the 3A Region 3 Softball Tournament April 30 at Community First Bank Sports Complex in Harrison...
Regency Inn race program draws spirited crowd (05/10/07)
Regency Inn & Suites of West Plains sponsored the full weekly race program at West Plains Motor Speedway April 28, and to the delight of the crowd, it was another exciting night of high powered racing under clear skies with a warm, gentle evening breeze...
County neighbors crash Final Four (05/10/07)
How do you beat a team on the softball diamond? The easy answer is, score more runs than your opponent. While that answer may be simple, when the Izard County Consolidated Lady Cougars are thrown into the mix, that easy answer becomes one heck of a hard chore...
County neighbors crash Final Four (05/10/07)
How do you beat a team on the softball diamond? The easy answer is, score more runs than your opponent. While that answer may be simple, when the Izard County Consolidated Lady Cougars are thrown into the mix, that easy answer becomes one heck of a hard chore...
Regency Inn race program draws spirited crowd (05/10/07)
Regency Inn & Suites of West Plains sponsored the full weekly race program at West Plains Motor Speedway April 28, and to the delight of the crowd, it was another exciting night of high powered racing under clear skies with a warm, gentle evening breeze...
Lady Hounds regional champs (05/10/07)
Sometimes the hardest thing to see is that which is right in front of you. Clichés aside, that was certainly the case as a pair of old 3A-1 East foes, Salem and Cave City battled for a ticket to the finals of the 3A Region 3 Softball Tournament April 30 at Community First Bank Sports Complex in Harrison...
Samuel Clinton Leu (05/10/07)
Samuel Clinton Leu, was born May 20, 1934, in Thayer, ?Mo., the son of Albert B. Leu and Lucy Grooms Leu of May 20, 1934, in Thayer, Mo., and died May 2, 2007, in West Plans, Mo., at the age of 72. He was united in marriage Dec. 22, 1957, at Alton,?Mo., to Secretha Sullivan. He was of the Methodist faith...
Elmer Shilvock (05/10/07)
A graveside love and remembrance tribute was held April 27, at 11 a.m. at the Jeff Cemetery in Thayer, for Louis Elmer Shilvock, with family and friends present. Louis was born June 13, 1925 at Elmwood Park, Illinois, the son of Louis Elmer Shilvock and Ella Bertha Iwan Shilvock...
Saundra Lee Kirk (05/10/07)
Saundra Lee Kirk, of Salem, daughter of Pete and Nova Lee (Perry) Adams, was born July 11, 1941, in West Palm Beach, Fla. She died May 3, 2007, at her home, at the age of 65 years. She was united in marriage to Daniel Webster Kirk on May 27, 1965, at Immokalle, Fla. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Saundra was a homemaker and was of the Southern Baptist faith...
Vida C. Smith (05/10/07)
Vida C. Smith, 92, of Sidney, died May 1, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Feb. 5, 1915, at Guion, Ark., the daughter of John Henry and Hattie (Davis) Stubbs. She was a homemaker. She had been a member of Sidney Baptist Church longer than anyone living...
Vincent "Pat" Lowrie (05/10/07)
Vincent "Pat" Roosevelt Lowrie, of Salem, son of the late Richard Lafette and Elsie Fern (Miller) Lowrie, was born March 17, 1934, in Omaha Neb. He died April 29, 2007, at the Fulton County ?Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 73. He was a professional painter. He retired and moved to Arkansas in 1993. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was of the Catholic faith...
Bly Story (05/10/07)
Bly Story, age 88, of Tuckerman, Ark., died April 25, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1918, at Cave City, Ark., the son of the late King W. and Leona "Lee"?(Ford) Story. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, a farmer, coached basketball and baseball for eight plus years at Tuckerman High School where he had multiple District Championships, was All-State Basketball Coach for two years, served on the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Board of Directors from 1999 to 2002 and served on the Riceland Food Board of Directors from 1957 to 2005.. ...
Larry David Lawyer (05/10/07)
Larry David Lawyer, 55, of Salem, son of the late Leslie Hugh Lawyer and Mary Lou Young Lawyer, was born May 12, 1951, in Salem, Ark. He died May 2, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was a 1968 graduate of Salem High School and he also graduated from a technical college. He was employed for many years in various shirt factories as a machine mechanic and electrician...
Norman Lehmann (05/10/07)
Norman Victor Lehmann, 80, of Cave City, Ark., died May 4, 2007. He was a construction superintendent and enjoyed his hobby of woodworking; he was of the Lutheran faith. He is survived by: his wife Mary (Smith) Lehmann of the home; a son Thomas Lehmann (Cheryl) of Port Allen,?La.; five daughters, Anita Grimes (Mel) of Dumas, Ark., Pat Baughman of Pine Bluff, Ark., Becky Geihsler (Mike) of Marietta, Ga., Debbie Epperson (Jim) of West Lake Hills, Texas and Lori Bryan of Kingwood, Texas; one brother, Don Lehmann (Liz) of Dayton, Texas; one sister, Arleen Parsley (Charlie) of Pine Bluff, Ark.; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.. ...
Dorothy Arlene Collins (05/10/07)
Dorothy Arlene Collins, 78, of Demopolis, Ala., died April 27, 2007. She was born Aug. 27, 1928, in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of the late Arnold and Thelma Major of Mammoth Spring, Ark. She was united in marriage to Clifford Collins on July 11, 1978...
Rathelee McGhee (05/10/07)
Rathelee McGhee was born the son of Waymon McGhee and Effie Rogers McGhee on Nov. 21, 1925, in Myrtle, Mo., and died April 25, 2007, in Couch, Mo., at the age of 81. He was united in marriage Aug. 2, 1945, in Pocahontas, Ark., to Rachel Cypret. He was a member of the Centerpont Church of God of Prophecy for over 50 years, serving as trustee for 30 years. Besides being a farmer and carpenter, he was a school bus driver for the Couch School District for 34 years...
Etta Mae Chaudoin (05/10/07)
Etta Mae (Laman) Chaudoin, age 84, of Cave City, Ark., died May 2, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Feb. 9, 1923, at Cave City, the daughter of the late William Nelson and Elizabeth (Stewart) Laman. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Missionary Baptist Church...
Reta Doris Crase (05/10/07)
Reta Doris Roberts Crase, was born Dec. 22, 1937, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of Lovel A. Roberts and ?Hattie M. Roy Roberts. She died April 30, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 69. She was united in marriage Oct. 25, 1957, at Couch, Mo., to Raymon Lawrence and to this union two daughters were born, Shana and Shelley...
Joan Essenpreis (05/10/07)
Joan Essenpreis, 85, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 25, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born on Jan. 26, 1922, in Kankakee, Ill., the daughter of Earle Walters and Martha (Hillier) Walters. She moved to Cherokee Village 24 years ago from Dayton,?Ohio. She was a member of the Eastern Ozarks Hospital Auxiliary for many years and was active in other organizations. While living in Cherokee Village she enjoyed golfing, needlepoint and reading...
Bly Story (05/10/07)
Bly Story, age 88, of Tuckerman, Ark., died April 25, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1918, at Cave City, Ark., the son of the late King W. and Leona "Lee"?(Ford) Story. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, a farmer, coached basketball and baseball for eight plus years at Tuckerman High School where he had multiple District Championships, was All-State Basketball Coach for two years, served on the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Board of Directors from 1999 to 2002 and served on the Riceland Food Board of Directors from 1957 to 2005.. ...
Vincent "Pat" Lowrie (05/10/07)
Vincent "Pat" Roosevelt Lowrie, of Salem, son of the late Richard Lafette and Elsie Fern (Miller) Lowrie, was born March 17, 1934, in Omaha Neb. He died April 29, 2007, at the Fulton County ?Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 73. He was a professional painter. He retired and moved to Arkansas in 1993. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was of the Catholic faith...
Vida C. Smith (05/10/07)
Vida C. Smith, 92, of Sidney, died May 1, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Feb. 5, 1915, at Guion, Ark., the daughter of John Henry and Hattie (Davis) Stubbs. She was a homemaker. She had been a member of Sidney Baptist Church longer than anyone living...
Rathelee McGhee (05/10/07)
Rathelee McGhee was born the son of Waymon McGhee and Effie Rogers McGhee on Nov. 21, 1925, in Myrtle, Mo., and died April 25, 2007, in Couch, Mo., at the age of 81. He was united in marriage Aug. 2, 1945, in Pocahontas, Ark., to Rachel Cypret. He was a member of the Centerpont Church of God of Prophecy for over 50 years, serving as trustee for 30 years. Besides being a farmer and carpenter, he was a school bus driver for the Couch School District for 34 years...
Etta Mae Chaudoin (05/10/07)
Etta Mae (Laman) Chaudoin, age 84, of Cave City, Ark., died May 2, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Feb. 9, 1923, at Cave City, the daughter of the late William Nelson and Elizabeth (Stewart) Laman. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Missionary Baptist Church...
Dorothy Arlene Collins (05/10/07)
Dorothy Arlene Collins, 78, of Demopolis, Ala., died April 27, 2007. She was born Aug. 27, 1928, in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of the late Arnold and Thelma Major of Mammoth Spring, Ark. She was united in marriage to Clifford Collins on July 11, 1978...
Norman Lehmann (05/10/07)
Norman Victor Lehmann, 80, of Cave City, Ark., died May 4, 2007. He was a construction superintendent and enjoyed his hobby of woodworking; he was of the Lutheran faith. He is survived by: his wife Mary (Smith) Lehmann of the home; a son Thomas Lehmann (Cheryl) of Port Allen,?La.; five daughters, Anita Grimes (Mel) of Dumas, Ark., Pat Baughman of Pine Bluff, Ark., Becky Geihsler (Mike) of Marietta, Ga., Debbie Epperson (Jim) of West Lake Hills, Texas and Lori Bryan of Kingwood, Texas; one brother, Don Lehmann (Liz) of Dayton, Texas; one sister, Arleen Parsley (Charlie) of Pine Bluff, Ark.; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.. ...
Saundra Lee Kirk (05/10/07)
Saundra Lee Kirk, of Salem, daughter of Pete and Nova Lee (Perry) Adams, was born July 11, 1941, in West Palm Beach, Fla. She died May 3, 2007, at her home, at the age of 65 years. She was united in marriage to Daniel Webster Kirk on May 27, 1965, at Immokalle, Fla. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Saundra was a homemaker and was of the Southern Baptist faith...
Larry David Lawyer (05/10/07)
Larry David Lawyer, 55, of Salem, son of the late Leslie Hugh Lawyer and Mary Lou Young Lawyer, was born May 12, 1951, in Salem, Ark. He died May 2, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was a 1968 graduate of Salem High School and he also graduated from a technical college. He was employed for many years in various shirt factories as a machine mechanic and electrician...
Elmer Shilvock (05/10/07)
A graveside love and remembrance tribute was held April 27, at 11 a.m. at the Jeff Cemetery in Thayer, for Louis Elmer Shilvock, with family and friends present. Louis was born June 13, 1925 at Elmwood Park, Illinois, the son of Louis Elmer Shilvock and Ella Bertha Iwan Shilvock...
Reta Doris Crase (05/10/07)
Reta Doris Roberts Crase, was born Dec. 22, 1937, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of Lovel A. Roberts and ?Hattie M. Roy Roberts. She died April 30, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 69. She was united in marriage Oct. 25, 1957, at Couch, Mo., to Raymon Lawrence and to this union two daughters were born, Shana and Shelley...
Samuel Clinton Leu (05/10/07)
Samuel Clinton Leu, was born May 20, 1934, in Thayer, ?Mo., the son of Albert B. Leu and Lucy Grooms Leu of May 20, 1934, in Thayer, Mo., and died May 2, 2007, in West Plans, Mo., at the age of 72. He was united in marriage Dec. 22, 1957, at Alton,?Mo., to Secretha Sullivan. He was of the Methodist faith...
Joan Essenpreis (05/10/07)
Joan Essenpreis, 85, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 25, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born on Jan. 26, 1922, in Kankakee, Ill., the daughter of Earle Walters and Martha (Hillier) Walters. She moved to Cherokee Village 24 years ago from Dayton,?Ohio. She was a member of the Eastern Ozarks Hospital Auxiliary for many years and was active in other organizations. While living in Cherokee Village she enjoyed golfing, needlepoint and reading...
Johna Michelle Engelhardt (05/10/07)
John Allen and Jodi Engelhardt of Melbourne are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Johna Michelle, born March 19, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 8 pounds 8 ounces, and was 19 1/4 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big brothers, Jordan Cooper and Matthew Engelhardt...
Johna Michelle Engelhardt (05/10/07)
John Allen and Jodi Engelhardt of Melbourne are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Johna Michelle, born March 19, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 8 pounds 8 ounces, and was 19 1/4 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big brothers, Jordan Cooper and Matthew Engelhardt...
Rupe -- Garner (05/10/07)
Doyle and Ruby Garner of Gepp announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son,?James Ray Garner to Lacey Hanes Rupe, daughter of Joel and Carolyn Rupe of Johnson City, Tenn. The wedding will be held at 7 p.m. May 12 at Concord Road Church of Christ in Brentwood, Tenn...
Martin -- Eckman (05/10/07)
Mr. and Mrs. Rick Martin announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristen Rene' to Andrew Eckman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eckman of Thayer, Mo. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Thayer High School and will graduate from Southwest Baptist School of Nursing on May 17. The groom is a 2005 graduate of Thayer High School and is employed by Lowe's in Springfield, Mo. He is currently enrolled at Missouri Sate University in Springfield, Mo...
Warren -- Poe (05/10/07)
Mr. and Mrs. Randy Warren of Rover, and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Poe of Alton, have announced the upcoming marriage of their children, Tiffany Warren and Jacob Poe. Wedding vows will be exchanged in Eureka Springs, Ark., on May 12. A reception will be held on?May 19 at 1 p.m. at the Alton multi-purpose building...
Rogers -- Baldridge (05/10/07)
Mike and Kathy Rogers of Mammoth Spring announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Michelle Rogers, to Dennis Wayne Baldridge, son of John and Freda Hraidl and Rhonda and the late Paul Baldridge and grandson of Elvern and Rachel Baldridge...
Wulff -- Murphy (05/10/07)
Linda Wulff of Cherokee Village and Richard Wulff of Maryville, Ill., announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Christina Anne, to Chad Anthony Murphy, son of Chuck and Sandy Murphy of Hardy. Christina and Chad will be married May 11 in a private ceremony in the La Plata Mountains near Hesperus, Colo...
Barker -- Miller (05/10/07)
Tyler, Damion, and Logan, along with their grandparents, Eugene and Janice Huddle of Salem and Harlen and Pat Bastion of Conway, Ark., announce the upcoming marriage of their mother and daughter, Christy Barker to Danny Miller Jr., son of Barry and Pam Miller of Salem, and father of Mackaela Miller of Norwood, Mo...
Rogers -- Baldridge (05/10/07)
Mike and Kathy Rogers of Mammoth Spring announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Michelle Rogers, to Dennis Wayne Baldridge, son of John and Freda Hraidl and Rhonda and the late Paul Baldridge and grandson of Elvern and Rachel Baldridge...
Warren -- Poe (05/10/07)
Mr. and Mrs. Randy Warren of Rover, and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Poe of Alton, have announced the upcoming marriage of their children, Tiffany Warren and Jacob Poe. Wedding vows will be exchanged in Eureka Springs, Ark., on May 12. A reception will be held on?May 19 at 1 p.m. at the Alton multi-purpose building...