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Stories from Wednesday, July 11, 2007

WytcheHaven retreat located near Salem (07/11/07)
Despite being a small Arkansas county tucked in the midst of the Bible Belt, Fulton County is also home to the state's largest gathering of pagan believers and interfaith worshippers. Located along Highway 9 south about 10 miles passed the Salem city limits is a piece of property owned by the I.S.I.S Foundation -- the instructional society for interfaith studies...
WytcheHaven retreat located near Salem (07/11/07)
Despite being a small Arkansas county tucked in the midst of the Bible Belt, Fulton County is also home to the state's largest gathering of pagan believers and interfaith worshippers. Located along Highway 9 south about 10 miles passed the Salem city limits is a piece of property owned by the I.S.I.S Foundation -- the instructional society for interfaith studies...
Wreck (07/11/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire This is what remained of the 2003 Chevrolet Astro Van driven by Lillie Malady, 68, of Pevely, Mo., after losing control of the vehicle Monday afternoon. According to Arkansas State Trooper Ronnie Stewart, Malady was traveling east on Highway 62, approximately four miles east of Salem when she failed to negotiate a curve. ...
Two men sentenced to prison (07/11/07)
ALTON -- Two area men have been sentenced to serve time in the Missouri Department of Corrections. Judge David Evans sentenced Donald Ashford, 18, of Thayer to four years in prison on a charge of knowingly burning or exploding a device and seven years for tampering with a motor vehicle in the first degree in Oregon County Circuit Court July 2...
A golden sense of humor (07/11/07)
Approaching 73 doesn't bother Janet Golden -- in fact, not much does. And that, combined with humor, is her secret, she said. At 72, Janet -- The News' Viola community correspondent -- is more active than many young adults. "Well I'm proof it pays to stay single all your life," she laughed. "Really, it's humor that has a lot to do with getting through."...
Fantastic! (07/11/07)
With an armful of tomatoes and a basketful of grapes, Glen Swigert makes his way into his produce stand hoping his fruits will make someone's day and his signs will change someone's life. Swigert is the owner of Fantastic Farms on Highway 62/412 near Ash Flat. ...
Farmers urged to comment (07/11/07)
MISSOURI -- Missouri Farm Bureau is encouraging livestock producers across the state to participate in comment periods for two proposed federal programs affecting agriculture. According to a Farm Bureau press release issued last week, the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) and County of Origin Labeling (COOL) are two "very different" proposals with the Animal Inspection Service overseeing NAIS and the Agriculture Market Service responsible for COOL. ...
City receives solid waste grant (07/11/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING _ Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace announced last week the city has received a grant of $2,250 from the White River Solid Waste District. She said the grant would be used to construct a carport to house the city's recycling protainer. It will cover 75 percent of the project with the city kicking in $750...
Boats collide on lake (07/11/07)
AREA -- At 11 p.m. July 7, two boats collided on Bull Shoals Lake in Marion County, Ark. Marion County Sheriff Carl McBee reported that one boat, a 2005 Champion Bass Boat was occupied by two fishermen, Wesley Rogers, 25, and his father Douglas Rogers, 66, both of Mammoth Spring. The Rogers were on the lake participating in a fishing tournament...
Applications available Friday (07/11/07)
Many area business people were excited after leaving a meeting at the NAEC Orange Room Tuesday afternoon. They learned a business with a successful track record and strong financial history will be moving to Salem. Mark Odom with Bay Creek Productions said he is looking to establish a satellite operation to work in conjunction with his company's two other factories in Mountain View, Mo., and Summersville, Mo...
Kosh Elementary School comes down (07/11/07)
KOSHKONONG -- It was a building with almost 80 years of memories inside. And, last week, it all came down as the old Koshkonong Elementary School was demolished. Six years ago when the new Elementary School building was constructed bond money for the new structure did not cover the cost of demolition. Since that time, the school district has used the building for storage. Because of the building's age, it became unsafe to use and officials determined it had to come down...
Newton retires; spot in record book remains (07/11/07)
Forty-six years is a long time to spend in the field of public education. Fifty years is an even longer time to spend in the state record books. However, Marvin Newton can lay claim to both feats of longevity. Mention Newton's name to just about any school-aged kid in Viola and it's likely you'll hear, "great superintendent."...
Sex offenders used Myspace (07/11/07)
MISSOURI -- On June 26, Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon provided the Missouri State Highway Patrol with the names and other information of 98 additional convicted sex offenders identified as having pages on the popular social networking Web site MySpace.com...
Campers assault campers (07/11/07)
A June 23 trip to the Spring River has resulted in an arrest warrant being issued against a Mountain Home man. Perry Fuller, 19, is facing aggravated assault, a class D felony and third degree battery, a class A misdemeanor, after assaulting John Goodson and Gene W. Martin, whose injuries required medical attention, according to a report filed by the Fulton County Sheriff's Office July 9...
Warrant issued for Mtn. Home man (07/11/07)
A June 23 trip to the Spring River has resulted in an arrest warrant being issued against a Mountain Home man. Perry Fuller, 19, is facing aggravated assault, a class D felony and third degree battery, a class A misdemeanor, after assaulting John Goodson and Gene W. Martin, whose injuries required medical attention, according to a report filed by the Fulton County Sheriff's Office July 9...
Salem Wreck (07/11/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire Salem Police Chief Al Roork directs traffic after a two-vehicle collision along Highway 62 on July 6. According to Roork, the incident occurred when Zona Buchanan, 18, rear-ended Christal Herron, 29, both of Salem, as Herron was waiting to turn left off the highway onto Pinto Place. No injuries were reported in the incident...
Rural fire departments ... Essential to small communities (07/11/07)
MYRTLE -- The Myrtle Volunteer Fire department has about a dozen active volunteers and operates through the donations of the community. Carroll Garrison has served as the fire chief for the fire department the last 10 years. The Myrtle VFD Board of Directors includes Jerry Smith, J.A. Smith, David Sorrell, Donald Agnew, Richard Morgan and Paul Larsen is president...
Farmers urged to comment (07/11/07)
MISSOURI -- Missouri Farm Bureau is encouraging livestock producers across the state to participate in comment periods for two proposed federal programs affecting agriculture. According to a Farm Bureau press release issued last week, the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) and County of Origin Labeling (COOL) are two "very different" proposals with the Animal Inspection Service overseeing NAIS and the Agriculture Market Service responsible for COOL. ...
Two men sentenced to prison (07/11/07)
ALTON -- Two area men have been sentenced to serve time in the Missouri Department of Corrections. Judge David Evans sentenced Donald Ashford, 18, of Thayer to four years in prison on a charge of knowingly burning or exploding a device and seven years for tampering with a motor vehicle in the first degree in Oregon County Circuit Court July 2...
Sex offenders used Myspace (07/11/07)
MISSOURI -- On June 26, Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon provided the Missouri State Highway Patrol with the names and other information of 98 additional convicted sex offenders identified as having pages on the popular social networking Web site MySpace.com...
Campers assault campers (07/11/07)
A June 23 trip to the Spring River has resulted in an arrest warrant being issued against a Mountain Home man. Perry Fuller, 19, is facing aggravated assault, a class D felony and third degree battery, a class A misdemeanor, after assaulting John Goodson and Gene W. Martin, whose injuries required medical attention, according to a report filed by the Fulton County Sheriff's Office July 9...
Warrant issued for Mtn. Home man (07/11/07)
A June 23 trip to the Spring River has resulted in an arrest warrant being issued against a Mountain Home man. Perry Fuller, 19, is facing aggravated assault, a class D felony and third degree battery, a class A misdemeanor, after assaulting John Goodson and Gene W. Martin, whose injuries required medical attention, according to a report filed by the Fulton County Sheriff's Office July 9...
Newton retires; spot in record book remains (07/11/07)
Forty-six years is a long time to spend in the field of public education. Fifty years is an even longer time to spend in the state record books. However, Marvin Newton can lay claim to both feats of longevity. Mention Newton's name to just about any school-aged kid in Viola and it's likely you'll hear, "great superintendent."...
A golden sense of humor (07/11/07)
Approaching 73 doesn't bother Janet Golden -- in fact, not much does. And that, combined with humor, is her secret, she said. At 72, Janet -- The News' Viola community correspondent -- is more active than many young adults. "Well I'm proof it pays to stay single all your life," she laughed. "Really, it's humor that has a lot to do with getting through."...
Fantastic! (07/11/07)
With an armful of tomatoes and a basketful of grapes, Glen Swigert makes his way into his produce stand hoping his fruits will make someone's day and his signs will change someone's life. Swigert is the owner of Fantastic Farms on Highway 62/412 near Ash Flat. ...
Rural fire departments ... Essential to small communities (07/11/07)
MYRTLE -- The Myrtle Volunteer Fire department has about a dozen active volunteers and operates through the donations of the community. Carroll Garrison has served as the fire chief for the fire department the last 10 years. The Myrtle VFD Board of Directors includes Jerry Smith, J.A. Smith, David Sorrell, Donald Agnew, Richard Morgan and Paul Larsen is president...
City receives solid waste grant (07/11/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING _ Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace announced last week the city has received a grant of $2,250 from the White River Solid Waste District. She said the grant would be used to construct a carport to house the city's recycling protainer. It will cover 75 percent of the project with the city kicking in $750...
Boats collide on lake (07/11/07)
AREA -- At 11 p.m. July 7, two boats collided on Bull Shoals Lake in Marion County, Ark. Marion County Sheriff Carl McBee reported that one boat, a 2005 Champion Bass Boat was occupied by two fishermen, Wesley Rogers, 25, and his father Douglas Rogers, 66, both of Mammoth Spring. The Rogers were on the lake participating in a fishing tournament...
Kosh Elementary School comes down (07/11/07)
KOSHKONONG -- It was a building with almost 80 years of memories inside. And, last week, it all came down as the old Koshkonong Elementary School was demolished. Six years ago when the new Elementary School building was constructed bond money for the new structure did not cover the cost of demolition. Since that time, the school district has used the building for storage. Because of the building's age, it became unsafe to use and officials determined it had to come down...
Applications available Friday (07/11/07)
Many area business people were excited after leaving a meeting at the NAEC Orange Room Tuesday afternoon. They learned a business with a successful track record and strong financial history will be moving to Salem. Mark Odom with Bay Creek Productions said he is looking to establish a satellite operation to work in conjunction with his company's two other factories in Mountain View, Mo., and Summersville, Mo...
Wreck (07/11/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire This is what remained of the 2003 Chevrolet Astro Van driven by Lillie Malady, 68, of Pevely, Mo., after losing control of the vehicle Monday afternoon. According to Arkansas State Trooper Ronnie Stewart, Malady was traveling east on Highway 62, approximately four miles east of Salem when she failed to negotiate a curve. ...
Salem Wreck (07/11/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire Salem Police Chief Al Roork directs traffic after a two-vehicle collision along Highway 62 on July 6. According to Roork, the incident occurred when Zona Buchanan, 18, rear-ended Christal Herron, 29, both of Salem, as Herron was waiting to turn left off the highway onto Pinto Place. No injuries were reported in the incident...
Anglers invited to public meetings on catfish management in state (07/11/07)
If you are a Missouri River angler and like chasing monster blue cats or enjoy a meal of fresh flathead catfish, the Missouri Department of Conservation wants to know your thoughts on the statewide catfish management plan's proposed management strategy for these catfish...
Basketball camps set in Salem (07/11/07)
The annual Southfork Junior and Elementary Basketball Camps for boys and girls is set to tip off at the Salem High School Gymnasium. The Junior High Camp is scheduled for July 30-Aug. 2 for boys and girls entering the seventh, eighth or ninth grades, while the Elementary Camp is slated for Aug. 6-9 for boys and girls entering third, fourth or fifth grade...
Local hunters draw elk permits (07/11/07)
As it is every year, the highlight of the 10th annual Buffalo River Elk Festival is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission drawing for elk hunting permits. The two-segment season will be held Sept. 24-28 and Dec. 3-7. An added attraction for this year's hunt was an on-site registration and drawing for one of the coveted permits. John Unwer of Huntsville was the lucky winner of that permit...
Anglers invited to public meetings on catfish management in state (07/11/07)
If you are a Missouri River angler and like chasing monster blue cats or enjoy a meal of fresh flathead catfish, the Missouri Department of Conservation wants to know your thoughts on the statewide catfish management plan's proposed management strategy for these catfish...
Basketball camps set in Salem (07/11/07)
The annual Southfork Junior and Elementary Basketball Camps for boys and girls is set to tip off at the Salem High School Gymnasium. The Junior High Camp is scheduled for July 30-Aug. 2 for boys and girls entering the seventh, eighth or ninth grades, while the Elementary Camp is slated for Aug. 6-9 for boys and girls entering third, fourth or fifth grade...
Local hunters draw elk permits (07/11/07)
As it is every year, the highlight of the 10th annual Buffalo River Elk Festival is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission drawing for elk hunting permits. The two-segment season will be held Sept. 24-28 and Dec. 3-7. An added attraction for this year's hunt was an on-site registration and drawing for one of the coveted permits. John Unwer of Huntsville was the lucky winner of that permit...
Carl Vawter (07/11/07)
Carl Vawter, 81, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 5, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born July 11, 1925, in King Mills, Ark., the son of the late James Monroe Vawter and Georgianna (Miller) Vawter. He was a veteran of the ?United States Army having served during World War II...
Irene Livingston (07/11/07)
Irene Martin Livingston, a native of Alton, Mo., died July 2, 2007, at the Reynolds Hospice Home, Winston-Salem, N.C. She is survived by: her children, Jan Johnson, Brenda Poe, Nancy Cramer and Paul Taylor; her grandchildren, Jeremy Poe, Amber Robison, Angela Sowder and Leslie Robison...
Galina Montana Henry (07/11/07)
Galina Montana Henry, the daughter of Donna J. Henry was born Sept. 10, 1995, in Galina, Bulgaria and died July 3, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 11. Galina was a student, attending the Thayer Elementary School, where she would have been in the fifth grade...
Donald Alonzo Smith (07/11/07)
Donald Alonzo Smith was born the son of Ransome A. Smith. and Treva Mae Hall Smith on Oct. 5, 1939, in Bossier City, La., and died July 3, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 67. He was united in marriage June 10, 1967, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Judy Turner...
Mary G. Eldridge (07/11/07)
Mary G. Eldridge, 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born Jan. 1, 1920, at Trumann, Ark., the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Lou Jones and died July 7, 2007, after a long illness. She was married to the late Arvel J. Eldridge for 61 years and was an ordained minister of the Full Gospel Church for 43 years...
Edwin "Etto"?Bassham (07/11/07)
L. Edwin "Etto"?Bassham, of West Plains, Mo., son of the late Jay Felix and ?Mary Elizabeth (Holloway) Bassham was born Aug. 14, 1921, at Moko, Ark., the fifth of nine children. He died July 4, 2007, at his home at the age of 85. Etto was united in marriage to Tommy Jean Lemmons on June 2, 1951, at Sturkie, Ark., They celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary earlier this year...
Marguaret ?Ethel Nichols (07/11/07)
Marguaret Ethel Villneff Nichols, 87, of Dolph, Ark., died July 1, 2007, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County. She was born Dec. 13, 1919, the daughter of George Orris and Hilda Deborah Andrews Villneff in New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada. She served in the Canadian Women's Army Corp during World War II...
Gerald Donald Ary (07/11/07)
Gerald Donald Ary was born Oct. 13, 1941, in Walden, Colo., the son of Floyd Ary and Zelma Burr Ary. He died June 30, 2007, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 65. He was a veteran of the United States Amy, receiving a medical discharge shortly after entering the service. He was a retired carpenter with much of his workmanship shown throughout the Thayer and surrounding areas, passing his trade to others in his family...
Ruby Monnie Warmoth (07/11/07)
Ruby Monnie Warmoth, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Luther Melton and Monnie Louise (Melton)?Peek, was born July 4, 1932, in Bono, Ark. She died July 2, 2007, in Salem at the age of 74 years. She was united in marriage to Harold Robert Warmoth on Feb. 11, 1967, at Rockford, Ill., and to this union, a son was born...
Richard Cooper Jr. (07/11/07)
Richard Gordon Cooper Jr., of Henderson, Ark., son of the late Richard Gordon and Cecile Agatha (Raymond) Cooper was born March 18, 1932, in Chicago, Ill. He died July 2, 2007, at his home at the age of 75. He was united in marriage to Marlene Mary Meckes on June 26, 1992, at Markham, Ill. ?He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He worked as a pipefitter for various construction companies...
Zackery Cooper (07/11/07)
Zackery Franklin Cooper, 31, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 24, 2007, in Cherokee Village. He was born Aug. 1, 1975, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Douglas Cooper and Marilee Morland. He worked in the construction industry. He moved to Arkansas 13 years ago from Kansas...
Zackery Cooper (07/11/07)
Zackery Franklin Cooper, 31, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 24, 2007, in Cherokee Village. He was born Aug. 1, 1975, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Douglas Cooper and Marilee Morland. He worked in the construction industry. He moved to Arkansas 13 years ago from Kansas...
Carl Vawter (07/11/07)
Carl Vawter, 81, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 5, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born July 11, 1925, in King Mills, Ark., the son of the late James Monroe Vawter and Georgianna (Miller) Vawter. He was a veteran of the ?United States Army having served during World War II...
Irene Livingston (07/11/07)
Irene Martin Livingston, a native of Alton, Mo., died July 2, 2007, at the Reynolds Hospice Home, Winston-Salem, N.C. She is survived by: her children, Jan Johnson, Brenda Poe, Nancy Cramer and Paul Taylor; her grandchildren, Jeremy Poe, Amber Robison, Angela Sowder and Leslie Robison...
Marguaret ?Ethel Nichols (07/11/07)
Marguaret Ethel Villneff Nichols, 87, of Dolph, Ark., died July 1, 2007, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County. She was born Dec. 13, 1919, the daughter of George Orris and Hilda Deborah Andrews Villneff in New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada. She served in the Canadian Women's Army Corp during World War II...
Richard Cooper Jr. (07/11/07)
Richard Gordon Cooper Jr., of Henderson, Ark., son of the late Richard Gordon and Cecile Agatha (Raymond) Cooper was born March 18, 1932, in Chicago, Ill. He died July 2, 2007, at his home at the age of 75. He was united in marriage to Marlene Mary Meckes on June 26, 1992, at Markham, Ill. ?He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He worked as a pipefitter for various construction companies...
Ruby Monnie Warmoth (07/11/07)
Ruby Monnie Warmoth, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Luther Melton and Monnie Louise (Melton)?Peek, was born July 4, 1932, in Bono, Ark. She died July 2, 2007, in Salem at the age of 74 years. She was united in marriage to Harold Robert Warmoth on Feb. 11, 1967, at Rockford, Ill., and to this union, a son was born...
Gerald Donald Ary (07/11/07)
Gerald Donald Ary was born Oct. 13, 1941, in Walden, Colo., the son of Floyd Ary and Zelma Burr Ary. He died June 30, 2007, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 65. He was a veteran of the United States Amy, receiving a medical discharge shortly after entering the service. He was a retired carpenter with much of his workmanship shown throughout the Thayer and surrounding areas, passing his trade to others in his family...
Edwin "Etto"?Bassham (07/11/07)
L. Edwin "Etto"?Bassham, of West Plains, Mo., son of the late Jay Felix and ?Mary Elizabeth (Holloway) Bassham was born Aug. 14, 1921, at Moko, Ark., the fifth of nine children. He died July 4, 2007, at his home at the age of 85. Etto was united in marriage to Tommy Jean Lemmons on June 2, 1951, at Sturkie, Ark., They celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary earlier this year...
Mary G. Eldridge (07/11/07)
Mary G. Eldridge, 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born Jan. 1, 1920, at Trumann, Ark., the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Lou Jones and died July 7, 2007, after a long illness. She was married to the late Arvel J. Eldridge for 61 years and was an ordained minister of the Full Gospel Church for 43 years...
Donald Alonzo Smith (07/11/07)
Donald Alonzo Smith was born the son of Ransome A. Smith. and Treva Mae Hall Smith on Oct. 5, 1939, in Bossier City, La., and died July 3, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 67. He was united in marriage June 10, 1967, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Judy Turner...
Galina Montana Henry (07/11/07)
Galina Montana Henry, the daughter of Donna J. Henry was born Sept. 10, 1995, in Galina, Bulgaria and died July 3, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 11. Galina was a student, attending the Thayer Elementary School, where she would have been in the fifth grade...
Zackery Cooper (07/11/07)
Zackery Franklin Cooper, 31, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 24, 2007, in Cherokee Village. He was born Aug. 1, 1975, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Douglas Cooper and Marilee Morland. He worked in the construction industry. He moved to Arkansas 13 years ago from Kansas. ...
Mary G. Eldridge (07/11/07)
Mary G. Eldridge, 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born Jan. 1, 1920, at Trumann, Ark., the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Lou Jones, and died July 7, 2007, after a long illness. She was married to the late Arvel J. Eldridge for 61 years and was an ordained minister of the Full Gospel Church for 43 years.Survivors include: two sons, Arvel E. ...
Ida Mae Brewer (07/11/07)
Ida Mae Brewer, 61, of Cave City died June 29, 2007, at her home. She was born May 18, 1946, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of R.A. and Opal (Rawlings) Crabtree. She worked for many years at the International Shoe Factory in Batesville and also worked for Unifirst Corporation in Cave City and Nancy's Embroidery in Batesville. ...
Carl Vawter (07/11/07)
Carl Vawter, 81, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 5, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born July 11, 1925, in King Mills, Ark., the son of the late James Monroe Vawter and Georgianna (Miller) Vawter.He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. ...
Young to celebrate birthday (07/11/07)
The family of Dorothy Young invites family and friends to help celebrate her 80th birthday, Sunday, July 15, from noon to 2 p.m. at the orange room at North Arkansas Electric Coop at Salem. Dorothy Dewberry was born July 14, 1927, in Johnson County, Ark. She married Adrian M. Young on Oct. 19, 1946, in Lake City, Ark. She raised nine children:?Jane, Chuck, Glenna, Jay (deceased), Mark, Wayne, Anna, Joe and Randy. She has 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren...
Clara Isabelle Waits (07/11/07)
Dwayne and Rebecca Waits of Salem announce the birth of a daughter on July 1, 2007, at Baxter Regional in Mountain Home. The baby has been named Clara Isabelle Waits and weighed 6 pounds, 15.5 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Foye and Gerda Peterson of Salem...
Lexus Don Dawson (07/11/07)
Donald Patrick Dawson and Kristin Nichole Dawson of Salem are the parents of a daughter born July 3, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Lexus Don Dawson. She weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces. Her sibling is Rainey Lynn Dawson, 5...
Kagen Dean Hollis (07/11/07)
Greg Hollis and Ashley Gatewood of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Kagen Dean Hollis. He was born at 8:31 p.m. June 26, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Tammy and Cecil Jackson, Jim and Ginger Gatewood and Jeff and Mary Sue Hollis, all of Alton...
Zayden Garrett Cooper Lamb (07/11/07)
Amy Lamb of Alton is the mother of a baby boy, Zayden Garrett Cooper Lamb. He was born at 12:13 p.m. June 24, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 5 pounds, 15 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. His siblings are Kyle, 4, and KaShyla, 2...
Emma LeeAnn Simmons (07/11/07)
Isaac Simmons and Shandon McClanahan of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Emma LeeAnn Simmons. She was born at 11:33 p.m. July 3, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. Her siblings are Gracie, 5; Logan, 3, and Chloie, 2...
Jacksons married 50 years (07/11/07)
Robert and Joyce Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 5. They were surprised with a celebration given in their honor by their families at the Myron Community Church. Robert and Joyce were married in Rockford, Ill., on July 5, 1957...
Jacksons married 50 years (07/11/07)
Robert and Joyce Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 5. They were surprised with a celebration given in their honor by their families at the Myron Community Church. Robert and Joyce were married in Rockford, Ill., on July 5, 1957...
Young to celebrate birthday (07/11/07)
The family of Dorothy Young invites family and friends to help celebrate her 80th birthday, Sunday, July 15, from noon to 2 p.m. at the orange room at North Arkansas Electric Coop at Salem. Dorothy Dewberry was born July 14, 1927, in Johnson County, Ark. She married Adrian M. Young on Oct. 19, 1946, in Lake City, Ark. She raised nine children:?Jane, Chuck, Glenna, Jay (deceased), Mark, Wayne, Anna, Joe and Randy. She has 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren...
Emma LeeAnn Simmons (07/11/07)
Isaac Simmons and Shandon McClanahan of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Emma LeeAnn Simmons. She was born at 11:33 p.m. July 3, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. Her siblings are Gracie, 5; Logan, 3, and Chloie, 2...
Zayden Garrett Cooper Lamb (07/11/07)
Amy Lamb of Alton is the mother of a baby boy, Zayden Garrett Cooper Lamb. He was born at 12:13 p.m. June 24, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 5 pounds, 15 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. His siblings are Kyle, 4, and KaShyla, 2...
Clara Isabelle Waits (07/11/07)
Dwayne and Rebecca Waits of Salem announce the birth of a daughter on July 1, 2007, at Baxter Regional in Mountain Home. The baby has been named Clara Isabelle Waits and weighed 6 pounds, 15.5 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Foye and Gerda Peterson of Salem...
Kagen Dean Hollis (07/11/07)
Greg Hollis and Ashley Gatewood of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Kagen Dean Hollis. He was born at 8:31 p.m. June 26, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Tammy and Cecil Jackson, Jim and Ginger Gatewood and Jeff and Mary Sue Hollis, all of Alton...
Lexus Don Dawson (07/11/07)
Donald Patrick Dawson and Kristin Nichole Dawson of Salem are the parents of a daughter born July 3, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Lexus Don Dawson. She weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces. Her sibling is Rainey Lynn Dawson, 5...
McNeace -- Shelton (07/11/07)
Sharon McNeace and Jerry Shelton exchanged vows June 23 at Salem First Baptist Church with Bro. John Hodges officiating. Patricia Smith was the matron of honor. Katrina and Mona McNeace, daughters of the bride were the bridesmaids. The best man was Scott Brown, Jacob Smith was the usher and the groomsmen were Shane and Kapoleon McNeace, sons of the bride...
Morgans to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (07/11/07)
Charles "Ronnie" Morgan and Charleen Ruth Taylor Morgan will celebrate 50 years of marriage, June 13. Charleen and Chuck were married in Anderson, Ind., and lived the majority of their married life in California, where they raised two sons and a daughter. They also lived a brief time in the Philippine's while Chuck worked for the government...
Morgans to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (07/11/07)
Charles "Ronnie" Morgan and Charleen Ruth Taylor Morgan will celebrate 50 years of marriage, June 13. Charleen and Chuck were married in Anderson, Ind., and lived the majority of their married life in California, where they raised two sons and a daughter. They also lived a brief time in the Philippine's while Chuck worked for the government...
McNeace -- Shelton (07/11/07)
Sharon McNeace and Jerry Shelton exchanged vows June 23 at Salem First Baptist Church with Bro. John Hodges officiating. Patricia Smith was the matron of honor. Katrina and Mona McNeace, daughters of the bride were the bridesmaids. The best man was Scott Brown, Jacob Smith was the usher and the groomsmen were Shane and Kapoleon McNeace, sons of the bride...
Gaskins -- Taylor (07/11/07)
Jeff and Joni Gaskins of Glencoe announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter Erin Elizabeth Gaskins to Phillip Michael Taylor, son of the late David Taylor and JoMarie Taylor of Moko. The wedding ceremony will be directed by Bill Barnett and will take place July 14 at 6 p.m. at Glencoe...
Hale -- Price (07/11/07)
Lois Price of Thayer and Doug Price of Thayer and Mr. and Mrs. Brian Hinton of Gatewood, Mo., announce the upcoming marriage of their children Ashley Lynn Hale to Kevin Ray Price. The ceremony will be held Saturday, July 14, at 4 p.m. at the Thayer Freewill Baptist Church...
Hale -- Price (07/11/07)
Lois Price of Thayer and Doug Price of Thayer and Mr. and Mrs. Brian Hinton of Gatewood, Mo., announce the upcoming marriage of their children Ashley Lynn Hale to Kevin Ray Price. The ceremony will be held Saturday, July 14, at 4 p.m. at the Thayer Freewill Baptist Church...
Gaskins -- Taylor (07/11/07)
Jeff and Joni Gaskins of Glencoe announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter Erin Elizabeth Gaskins to Phillip Michael Taylor, son of the late David Taylor and JoMarie Taylor of Moko. The wedding ceremony will be directed by Bill Barnett and will take place July 14 at 6 p.m. at Glencoe...
Salman Rushdie knighthood stirs Islamic hate (07/11/07)
It is a sad but true fact that all of earth's population is dismally divided along religious lines. While there is not a single Christian nation on earth where Muslims are persecuted, in 83 percent of nations with a Muslim majority, there is systematic government persecution of Christians. ...
Are you Freegan kidding? (07/11/07)
"--people who employ alternative strategies for living based on limited participation in the conventional economy and minimal consumption of resources." (www.freegan.info) Some call them environmentalists, anarchists, socialists, or my personal favorite -- hippies. But, the new age technical term is "Freegan." No, I'm not making this up...
My View (07/11/07)
I'm not the smartest person when it comes to computers. I can usually wade through a new program until I reach the area I need. At that point, I really don't care to learn the many bells and whistles that go with the program, supposedly designed to make my life easier. I'll wait until someone else accidently comes across something I could use and then let them show me where it's at and how to use it...
Into the Mystic (07/11/07)
Somewhere around 2,500 years ago, a fellow named Plato wrote "The Myth of Er." Er was slain in battle. His body was laid to rest on a funeral pyre; a pile of material to later be burned. Twelve days later, he came back to life. Upon revival, Er spoke of his experience in the afterlife. His soul had left his body and was greeted by a group of other souls. Then he traveled with the group through a series of passageways into another realm...
Salman Rushdie knighthood stirs Islamic hate (07/11/07)
It is a sad but true fact that all of earth's population is dismally divided along religious lines. While there is not a single Christian nation on earth where Muslims are persecuted, in 83 percent of nations with a Muslim majority, there is systematic government persecution of Christians. ...
Are you Freegan kidding? (07/11/07)
"--people who employ alternative strategies for living based on limited participation in the conventional economy and minimal consumption of resources." (www.freegan.info) Some call them environmentalists, anarchists, socialists, or my personal favorite -- hippies. But, the new age technical term is "Freegan." No, I'm not making this up...
My View (07/11/07)
I'm not the smartest person when it comes to computers. I can usually wade through a new program until I reach the area I need. At that point, I really don't care to learn the many bells and whistles that go with the program, supposedly designed to make my life easier. I'll wait until someone else accidently comes across something I could use and then let them show me where it's at and how to use it...
Into the Mystic (07/11/07)
Somewhere around 2,500 years ago, a fellow named Plato wrote "The Myth of Er." Er was slain in battle. His body was laid to rest on a funeral pyre; a pile of material to later be burned. Twelve days later, he came back to life. Upon revival, Er spoke of his experience in the afterlife. His soul had left his body and was greeted by a group of other souls. Then he traveled with the group through a series of passageways into another realm...