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Stories from Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Rogers dies from boating accident injuries (07/18/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Mammoth Spring man has died as the result of injuries suffered in a boating accident on Bull Shoals Lake July 7. Douglas Rogers, 63, died at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield at 6:40 a.m. July 11. Rogers was injured when his 2005 Champion Bass Boat struck a 1993 Supra Sprit Pleasure Boat. His son, Wesley Rogers, 26, also of Mammoth Spring was thrown from the boat and injured in the accident...
School board accepts bids during meeting (07/18/07)
MYRTLE -- Acceptance of bids highlighted the July 9 Couch School Board meeting. The board accepted Highland Dairy's bid to supply dairy products, Sara Lee Bakery's bid to supply bakery products MFA's bid to supply propane and Stateline Propane and Petroleum's bid to provide bus fuel for the upcoming school year. The board also voted to purchase a new school bus through a five year lease purchase with the Alton Bank...
Fire departments receive grants (07/18/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- During the months of July and August the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Forestry Division distributes grant checks across the state. Two rural fire departments in Oregon County were recipients of the matching grants. The BB Road Volunteer Fire Department received a grant of $750...
Arkansas Girls State ... Helping teen girls learn about government (07/18/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- This summer, Mammoth Spring senior Melanie Maguffee was chosen to take part in an event few young ladies in the area have the opportunity to experience. She applied for and was accepted to Arkansas Girls State. Girls State was held June 3-8 at Harding University at Searcy. Darla York from the Salem Drug Company at Salem was Maguffee's sponsor...
Driver charged with DWI, brings traffic to a stop (07/18/07)
An afternoon drinking binge led to miles of backed-up traffic along U.S. Highway 62/412 July 10. David Bell of Salem, who was found to be intoxicated, was responsible for causing a collision that brought many travelers to a stand still for over 30 minutes...
Sign thieves learn punishment (07/18/07)
District Court Judge Jim Short handed down punishments to the two men involved in the May 30 destruction of multiple 9-1-1 county road signs and mailboxes along Young Road in Salem. Derek Batterton, 18, and Kevin Fowler, 18, both of Salem were fined $3,000 restitution, one year probation, 20 days of community service and random drug testing, during Fulton County District Court July 11, according to District Clerk Cathy Burke...
Asks for clemency (07/18/07)
In November of 1994, a Fulton County jury found a Heber Springs man guilty of capital murder and recommended his sentence be life in prison without parole. He has now submitted a plea for executive clemency and will present his case to an Arkansas Parole Board in August. In a legal announcement of the event, the Board is asking for input from the public whether or not they should recommend clemency to Governor Beebe...
Administrator fired (07/18/07)
Not only are changes being made to the Fulton County Hospital's physical appearance; the internal structure is getting a facelift as well. July 11 the Fulton County Hospital Board met in executive session and voted to relieve long-time hospital administrator Frank Wise of his duties, according to hospital board member Barry Aldridge...
Churches could be easy target for sexual predators (07/18/07)
He who walks with integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will become known. -- Proverbs 10:9 Sunday school, church camp, vacation Bible school -- all a part of a child's growing up years. Each of these events can have a positive influence on a child's character. Most times, the teachers and leaders of these events are people you know and see on a weekly basis -- they are people you and your children trust...
Woman killed in accident at Many Islands (07/18/07)
A West Plains woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident south of Mammoth Spring July 10. According to a report from Troop I of the Arkansas State Police, killed was Nancy C. Bailey, 61 of West Plains. Also injured in the accident was John W. Liverman, 51, of Sylacuga, Ala...
Protecting our children (07/18/07)
Level 3 and Level 4 Sex offender list and pictures can be found on Page 3 of this weeks The News. Level 3 and Level 4 Sex offender list and pictures of those in Mammoth Spring can be found on page 3 of the South Missourian News. There are 45 registered sex offenders living in Fulton County. Of the 45, 22 are Level 3 sex offenders and two are Level 4...
Ready to work ... (07/18/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire Tammy Reynolds checks over the information on the application for employment with Bay Creek Manufacturing at Salem City Hall July 13. The company which is looking to set up a satellite operation in conjunction with its other two factories in Missouri, looks to begin operations once a proper facility is found. ...
Updates given by school board (07/18/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring School Board approved bids at their July 9 meeting. Propane, gas and diesel will be purchased from Stateline Propane of Mammoth Spring. Highland Dairy will be providing milk products to the school. The bid for bread went to Interstate Bakery from Springfield...
Asks for clemency (07/18/07)
In November of 1994, a Fulton County jury found a Heber Springs man guilty of capital murder and recommended his sentence be life in prison without parole. He has now submitted a plea for executive clemency and will present his case to an Arkansas Parole Board in August. In a legal announcement of the event, the Board is asking for input from the public whether or not they should recommend clemency to Governor Beebe...
Sign thieves learn punishment (07/18/07)
District Court Judge Jim Short handed down punishments to the two men involved in the May 30 destruction of multiple 9-1-1 county road signs and mailboxes along Young Road in Salem. Derek Batterton, 18, and Kevin Fowler, 18, both of Salem were fined $3,000 restitution, one year probation, 20 days of community service and random drug testing, during Fulton County District Court July 11, according to District Clerk Cathy Burke...
Driver charged with DWI, brings traffic to a stop (07/18/07)
An afternoon drinking binge led to miles of backed-up traffic along U.S. Highway 62/412 July 10. David Bell of Salem, who was found to be intoxicated, was responsible for causing a collision that brought many travelers to a stand still for over 30 minutes...
Updates given by school board (07/18/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring School Board approved bids at their July 9 meeting. Propane, gas and diesel will be purchased from Stateline Propane of Mammoth Spring. Highland Dairy will be providing milk products to the school. The bid for bread went to Interstate Bakery from Springfield...
Rogers dies from boating accident injuries (07/18/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Mammoth Spring man has died as the result of injuries suffered in a boating accident on Bull Shoals Lake July 7. Douglas Rogers, 63, died at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield at 6:40 a.m. July 11. Rogers was injured when his 2005 Champion Bass Boat struck a 1993 Supra Sprit Pleasure Boat. His son, Wesley Rogers, 26, also of Mammoth Spring was thrown from the boat and injured in the accident...
Arkansas Girls State ... Helping teen girls learn about government (07/18/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- This summer, Mammoth Spring senior Melanie Maguffee was chosen to take part in an event few young ladies in the area have the opportunity to experience. She applied for and was accepted to Arkansas Girls State. Girls State was held June 3-8 at Harding University at Searcy. Darla York from the Salem Drug Company at Salem was Maguffee's sponsor...
Administrator fired (07/18/07)
Not only are changes being made to the Fulton County Hospital's physical appearance; the internal structure is getting a facelift as well. July 11 the Fulton County Hospital Board met in executive session and voted to relieve long-time hospital administrator Frank Wise of his duties, according to hospital board member Barry Aldridge...
School board accepts bids during meeting (07/18/07)
MYRTLE -- Acceptance of bids highlighted the July 9 Couch School Board meeting. The board accepted Highland Dairy's bid to supply dairy products, Sara Lee Bakery's bid to supply bakery products MFA's bid to supply propane and Stateline Propane and Petroleum's bid to provide bus fuel for the upcoming school year. The board also voted to purchase a new school bus through a five year lease purchase with the Alton Bank...
Fire departments receive grants (07/18/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- During the months of July and August the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Forestry Division distributes grant checks across the state. Two rural fire departments in Oregon County were recipients of the matching grants. The BB Road Volunteer Fire Department received a grant of $750...
Churches could be easy target for sexual predators (07/18/07)
He who walks with integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will become known. -- Proverbs 10:9 Sunday school, church camp, vacation Bible school -- all a part of a child's growing up years. Each of these events can have a positive influence on a child's character. Most times, the teachers and leaders of these events are people you know and see on a weekly basis -- they are people you and your children trust...
Woman killed in accident at Many Islands (07/18/07)
A West Plains woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident south of Mammoth Spring July 10. According to a report from Troop I of the Arkansas State Police, killed was Nancy C. Bailey, 61 of West Plains. Also injured in the accident was John W. Liverman, 51, of Sylacuga, Ala...
Protecting our children (07/18/07)
Level 3 and Level 4 Sex offender list and pictures can be found on Page 3 of this weeks The News. Level 3 and Level 4 Sex offender list and pictures of those in Mammoth Spring can be found on page 3 of the South Missourian News. There are 45 registered sex offenders living in Fulton County. Of the 45, 22 are Level 3 sex offenders and two are Level 4...
Ready to work ... (07/18/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire Tammy Reynolds checks over the information on the application for employment with Bay Creek Manufacturing at Salem City Hall July 13. The company which is looking to set up a satellite operation in conjunction with its other two factories in Missouri, looks to begin operations once a proper facility is found. ...
Solemn Ole Judge Day to be held (07/18/07)
The Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Solemn Ole Judge Day on Sept. 1 in Mammoth Spring. This year's events include the 24th annual car show at the Mammoth Spring State Park starting at 9 a.m. The Main Street activities will begin at 5 p.m. and include a rib eating contest, scavenger hunt, horseshoe pitching games, lollipop lick and biggest bubble contest for the kids, wheel barrow races, coconut bowling, and a basketball obstacle course...
Blackburn accepted to SPAC Fellowship at UofA (07/18/07)
David Garrison Blackburn has been awarded a full SPAC assistantship, tuition and the Doctoral Academy Fellowship to the Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences at the University of Arkansas. Blackburn is the son of James and Phyllis Blackburn of Cave City...
Blackburn accepted to SPAC Fellowship at UofA (07/18/07)
David Garrison Blackburn has been awarded a full SPAC assistantship, tuition and the Doctoral Academy Fellowship to the Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences at the University of Arkansas. Blackburn is the son of James and Phyllis Blackburn of Cave City...
Solemn Ole Judge Day to be held (07/18/07)
The Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Solemn Ole Judge Day on Sept. 1 in Mammoth Spring. This year's events include the 24th annual car show at the Mammoth Spring State Park starting at 9 a.m. The Main Street activities will begin at 5 p.m. and include a rib eating contest, scavenger hunt, horseshoe pitching games, lollipop lick and biggest bubble contest for the kids, wheel barrow races, coconut bowling, and a basketball obstacle course...
New rules drafted for lakeside boat houses, piers (07/18/07)
Significant changes are in the works for privately owned boat houses and piers on many Arkansas Game and Fish Commission lakes. A new land use policy has been drafted by the Fisheries Division of the AGFC. It will be presented to the agency's commissioners at their July meeting, and if approved, the new rules will go into effect Jan. 1. Persons holding permits to structures on AGFC land around the lakes have been notified by mail of the proposed new rules...
Some summer fish kills are unavoidable (07/18/07)
Pond owners who want to maintain good fishing should be alert for conditions that could lead to summer fish kills, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation. Vigilance and timely action could save fish's lives. Conservation Department fisheries biologists say three conditions can cause fish die-offs in ponds: shallow water, excessive aquatic vegetation and too many fish...
Event for hunters with mobility impairment set (07/18/07)
Missourians who want to hunt doves but hesitate because of mobility impairments can put aside their reservations and pick up their shotguns. The Conservation Department and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) are sponsoring a special event for disabled hunters Sept. 2 at Ten Mile Pond Conservation Area in Mississippi County...
New rules drafted for lakeside boat houses, piers (07/18/07)
Significant changes are in the works for privately owned boat houses and piers on many Arkansas Game and Fish Commission lakes. A new land use policy has been drafted by the Fisheries Division of the AGFC. It will be presented to the agency's commissioners at their July meeting, and if approved, the new rules will go into effect Jan. 1. Persons holding permits to structures on AGFC land around the lakes have been notified by mail of the proposed new rules...
Some summer fish kills are unavoidable (07/18/07)
Pond owners who want to maintain good fishing should be alert for conditions that could lead to summer fish kills, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation. Vigilance and timely action could save fish's lives. Conservation Department fisheries biologists say three conditions can cause fish die-offs in ponds: shallow water, excessive aquatic vegetation and too many fish...
Event for hunters with mobility impairment set (07/18/07)
Missourians who want to hunt doves but hesitate because of mobility impairments can put aside their reservations and pick up their shotguns. The Conservation Department and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) are sponsoring a special event for disabled hunters Sept. 2 at Ten Mile Pond Conservation Area in Mississippi County...
Beverly Schillinger (07/18/07)
~Memorial Service A memorial service for Beverly Schillinger will be held Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Church in Horseshoe Bend. Bro. Brian Hall will be officiating.
Marvis W. Conyers (07/18/07)
Marvis W. Conyers, 75, of Cave City died July 14, 2007, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born July 13, 1931, at Melbourne, the son of Eunice Edgar "Shorty" and Virgie Mae King Conyers. Marvis was raised in the Melbourne area. He worked at the family saw mill at Melbourne and for the Cox Pipeline Company. He retired from the U.S. Force in the (POL) refueling section...
Shirley Meadows (07/18/07)
Shirley Marilyn (Cozort) Meadows, 70, of Wichita, Kan., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died July 10, 2007, after suffering complications from colon cancer and a 25 year battle with Lupus. Shirley was born Aug. 9, 1936, at Many Islands, Ark., the only child of Hubert T. and Imogene Benton Cozort, who preceded her in death...
Patricia (Pat) Thone (07/18/07)
Patricia (Pat) Thone, 67, of Cherokee Village died July 4, 2007, at NEA?Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Nov. 17, 1939, in East Chicago, Ill. She was a retired registered nurse, licensed cosmetologist, talented seamstress, and avid gardener...
"Chet" O. Collins (07/18/07)
"Chet" O. Collins, 91, died July 9, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Aug. 11, 1915, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of the late Joseph Aaron and Vergie Mae Horton Collins. On June 15, 1940, he was married at Gainesville, Mo., to Helen Adell Colvin. Before his retirement, Mr. Collins was employed for 45 years with Coca Cola. He loved to read and was a collector of Coca-Cola memorabilia. He was a member of the Curry Street Church of Christ for 57 years...
Paul Dean Wiseman (07/18/07)
Paul Dean Wiseman, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Robert Lee and Totsy Lou (Pogue) Wiseman, was born Feb. 23, 1935, at Wiseman, Ark. He died July 8, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. at the age of 72. He was united in marriage to Wanda Lee Kirk on?Oct. 9, 1957, at Charleston, Mo., and to this union two children were born. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He worked as a carpenter and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Frances Irene Dolphus (07/18/07)
Frances Irene Dolphus, 90, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., formerly of Maplewood, Mo., was born June 26, 1917, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died June 30, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing Center in Salem. Survivors include : one son, Warren Dolphus of Mammoth Spring; four grandchildren, Katie Alonci and husband Sal of Rochester, N.Y., Dan Dolphus of Huntington Beach, Calif., Andrew and Patrick Dolphus of St. ...
Marion Padgett (07/18/07)
Marion Padgett, 78, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 8, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Mrs. Padgett was born April 18, 1928, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late Frank Gray and Ethel (Turley)?Gray. She moved to Cherokee Village 11 years ago from Illinois. She was a member of the Swimming Club and was a Caller. She also loved reading and rug hooking. She attended the Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy, Ark...
Howard Wayne Range (07/18/07)
Howard Wayne Range, son of the late Frank R. and Marion Capshaw Range was born July 6, 1919, in Willow Springs, Mo., and died July 12, 2007, at his home in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 88. He was united in marriage on July 11, 1946, in West Plains, Mo., to Virginia Vee "Toots" Pitchford...
John David Russell (07/18/07)
John David Russell, 61, of Benton; died July 5, 2007. He was born on December 11, 1945 in Calico Rock, Ark. Hw was a field representative and a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Herbert Joe and Maxine Guthrie Russell; a brother, Neal Russell; and a sister, Geri Talbert...
Douglas Ray Cline (07/18/07)
Douglas Ray Cline, was born Feb. 10, 1962, in Bethesda, Md., the son of Donald Cline and Geneva Faye Owen Cline. He died July 9, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 45. Doug was a Christian and attended Stateline Pentecostal Church. He was welder, iron and sawmill worker...
Douglas Neil Rogers (07/18/07)
Douglas Neil Rogers was born Aug. 31, 1943, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the son of the late Ralph Neil Rogers and Helen Daisy Vincent Rogers. He died on July 11, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 63 years. He was married June 3, 1964, at Salem, to Wilma Jean Janes...
Ralph Hamilton Clements (07/18/07)
Ralph Hamilton Clements, 67, of Moun-tain Home, Ark., son of the late Doctor Lorn and Frances (Franklin) Clements, was born June 10, 1940, in West Memphis, Ark. He died July 11, 2007, at his home. He was united in marriage to Penee Lea Lamb on May 7, 1988, at Mountain?Home. He worked for 29 years with Centurytel Telephone Company. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1961...
Mary Bailey Hines (07/18/07)
Mary Orene Bailey Hines, 76, died July 8, 2007, at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison, Ark. She was born May 29, 1931, in Fitzhugh, Ark., the daughter of the late Elmer Alexander and ?Nora Cordelia (Kemp) Bell. She was a prior resident of Mountain Home, Ark., and Fairbury, Ill...
Veda Mae Langston (07/18/07)
Veda Mae Langston, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William Noel and Elzeffie (Mooney) Pendergrass, was born Dec. 14, 1931, in Ballard, Ark. She died July 9, 2007, at the Strafford Care Center in Strafford, Mo., at the age of 75. She was united in marriage to Harold Norman "Cotton" Langston on Oct. ...
Mary Gladys Eldridge (07/18/07)
Mary Gladys Eldridge, 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 7, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 1, 1920, in Brookland, the daughter of the late Ott and Mary Sammons Jones. She was united in marriage to Arvel Eldridge in 1936; he preceded her in death in 1997. She was a Full Gospel minister for over 40 years...
Fay Frazier (07/18/07)
Fay Frazier of Evening Shade, Ark., died July 11, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 8, 1920, in Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Earl Brown and Maud Ferguson Brown. She was retired from Banquet Foods, a homemaker and a member of Antioch Baptist Church at Zion, Ark...
"Chet" O. Collins (07/18/07)
"Chet" O. Collins, 91, died July 9, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Aug. 11, 1915, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of the late Joseph Aaron and Vergie Mae Horton Collins. On June 15, 1940, he was married at Gainesville, Mo., to Helen Adell Colvin. Before his retirement, Mr. Collins was employed for 45 years with Coca Cola. He loved to read and was a collector of Coca-Cola memorabilia. He was a member of the Curry Street Church of Christ for 57 years...
Howard Wayne Range (07/18/07)
Howard Wayne Range, son of the late Frank R. and Marion Capshaw Range was born July 6, 1919, in Willow Springs, Mo., and died July 12, 2007, at his home in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 88. He was united in marriage on July 11, 1946, in West Plains, Mo., to Virginia Vee "Toots" Pitchford...
Frances Irene Dolphus (07/18/07)
Frances Irene Dolphus, 90, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., formerly of Maplewood, Mo., was born June 26, 1917, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died June 30, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing Center in Salem. Survivors include : one son, Warren Dolphus of Mammoth Spring; four grandchildren, Katie Alonci and husband Sal of Rochester, N.Y., Dan Dolphus of Huntington Beach, Calif., Andrew and Patrick Dolphus of St. ...
John David Russell (07/18/07)
John David Russell, 61, of Benton; died July 5, 2007. He was born on December 11, 1945 in Calico Rock, Ark. Hw was a field representative and a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Herbert Joe and Maxine Guthrie Russell; a brother, Neal Russell; and a sister, Geri Talbert...
Douglas Ray Cline (07/18/07)
Douglas Ray Cline, was born Feb. 10, 1962, in Bethesda, Md., the son of Donald Cline and Geneva Faye Owen Cline. He died July 9, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 45. Doug was a Christian and attended Stateline Pentecostal Church. He was welder, iron and sawmill worker...
Veda Mae Langston (07/18/07)
Veda Mae Langston, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William Noel and Elzeffie (Mooney) Pendergrass, was born Dec. 14, 1931, in Ballard, Ark. She died July 9, 2007, at the Strafford Care Center in Strafford, Mo., at the age of 75. She was united in marriage to Harold Norman "Cotton" Langston on Oct. ...
Douglas Neil Rogers (07/18/07)
Douglas Neil Rogers was born Aug. 31, 1943, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the son of the late Ralph Neil Rogers and Helen Daisy Vincent Rogers. He died on July 11, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 63 years. He was married June 3, 1964, at Salem, to Wilma Jean Janes...
Fay Frazier (07/18/07)
Fay Frazier of Evening Shade, Ark., died July 11, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 8, 1920, in Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Earl Brown and Maud Ferguson Brown. She was retired from Banquet Foods, a homemaker and a member of Antioch Baptist Church at Zion, Ark...
Mary Gladys Eldridge (07/18/07)
Mary Gladys Eldridge, 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 7, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 1, 1920, in Brookland, the daughter of the late Ott and Mary Sammons Jones. She was united in marriage to Arvel Eldridge in 1936; he preceded her in death in 1997. She was a Full Gospel minister for over 40 years...
Marvis W. Conyers (07/18/07)
Marvis W. Conyers, 75, of Cave City died July 14, 2007, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born July 13, 1931, at Melbourne, the son of Eunice Edgar "Shorty" and Virgie Mae King Conyers. Marvis was raised in the Melbourne area. He worked at the family saw mill at Melbourne and for the Cox Pipeline Company. He retired from the U.S. Force in the (POL) refueling section...
Shirley Meadows (07/18/07)
Shirley Marilyn (Cozort) Meadows, 70, of Wichita, Kan., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died July 10, 2007, after suffering complications from colon cancer and a 25 year battle with Lupus. Shirley was born Aug. 9, 1936, at Many Islands, Ark., the only child of Hubert T. and Imogene Benton Cozort, who preceded her in death...
Marion Padgett (07/18/07)
Marion Padgett, 78, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 8, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Mrs. Padgett was born April 18, 1928, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late Frank Gray and Ethel (Turley)?Gray. She moved to Cherokee Village 11 years ago from Illinois. She was a member of the Swimming Club and was a Caller. She also loved reading and rug hooking. She attended the Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy, Ark...
Mary Bailey Hines (07/18/07)
Mary Orene Bailey Hines, 76, died July 8, 2007, at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison, Ark. She was born May 29, 1931, in Fitzhugh, Ark., the daughter of the late Elmer Alexander and ?Nora Cordelia (Kemp) Bell. She was a prior resident of Mountain Home, Ark., and Fairbury, Ill...
Patricia (Pat) Thone (07/18/07)
Patricia (Pat) Thone, 67, of Cherokee Village died July 4, 2007, at NEA?Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Nov. 17, 1939, in East Chicago, Ill. She was a retired registered nurse, licensed cosmetologist, talented seamstress, and avid gardener...
Beverly Schillinger (07/18/07)
~Memorial Service A memorial service for Beverly Schillinger will be held Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Church in Horseshoe Bend. Bro. Brian Hall will be officiating.
Ralph Hamilton Clements (07/18/07)
Ralph Hamilton Clements, 67, of Moun-tain Home, Ark., son of the late Doctor Lorn and Frances (Franklin) Clements, was born June 10, 1940, in West Memphis, Ark. He died July 11, 2007, at his home. He was united in marriage to Penee Lea Lamb on May 7, 1988, at Mountain?Home. He worked for 29 years with Centurytel Telephone Company. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1961...
Paul Dean Wiseman (07/18/07)
Paul Dean Wiseman, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Robert Lee and Totsy Lou (Pogue) Wiseman, was born Feb. 23, 1935, at Wiseman, Ark. He died July 8, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. at the age of 72. He was united in marriage to Wanda Lee Kirk on?Oct. 9, 1957, at Charleston, Mo., and to this union two children were born. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He worked as a carpenter and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Marion Padgett (07/18/07)
Marion Padgett, 78, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 8, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Mrs. Padgett was born April 18, 1928, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late Frank Gray and Ethel (Turley) Gray. She moved to Cherokee Village 11 years ago from Illinois. ...
Mary Gladys Eldridge (07/18/07)
Mary Gladys Eldridge, 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 7, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 1, 1920, in Brookland, the daughter of the late Ott and Mary Sammons Jones. She was united in marriage to Arvel Eldridge in 1936; he preceded her in death in 1997. ...
Lorraine "Miki" Ness (07/18/07)
Lorraine "Miki" Ness, 83, Sun City Center, Fla. died July 7, 2007. Lorraine was born to Conrad and Clara (Bollinger) Winkelmann in Chicago, Ill. on November 9, 1923.Lorraine became a homemaker upon the birth of her children. She enjoyed working part-time in sales at a local department store, introducing the latest styles of clothing to her girls. ...
Fay Frazier (07/18/07)
Fay Frazier, 86, of Evening Shade, Ark., died July 11, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 8, 1920, in Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Earl Brown and Maud Ferguson Brown. She was retired from Banquet Foods, a homemaker and a member of Antioch Baptist Church at Zion, Ark. ...
Douglas Ray Cline (07/18/07)
Douglas Ray Cline, was born Feb. 10, 1962, in Bethesda, Md., the son of Donald Cline and Geneva Faye Owen Cline. He died July 9, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 45. Doug was a Christian and attended Stateline Pentecostal Church. He was welder, iron and sawmill worker.His favorite pastime was spending time with his grandchildren and he enjoyed the sport of fishing.He is survived by: three daughters, Brandy Renee Ragan of Thayer, Mo., Heather Dawn Cline of Joplin, Mo. ...
"Chet" O. Collins (07/18/07)
"Chet" O. Collins, 91, died July 9, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Aug. 11, 1915, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of the late Joseph Aaron and Vergie Mae Horton Collins. On June 15, 1940, he was married at Gainesville, Mo., to Helen Adell Colvin. ...
Beverly Schillinger (07/18/07)
A memorial service for Beverly Schillinger will be held Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Church in Horseshoe Bend. Bro. Brian Hall will be officiating.
Lindermans married 65 years (07/18/07)
The children of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Eugene Linderman, honored their parents recently as they celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Clifton Linderman was born in Salem, Ark. in 1918 and enlisted in the US Army in 1941, serving in WWII. While stationed in California, he met Myrtle Marguerite McClaran, who was born in Joy Coy, Colo., in 1923. ...
Braigon Ryan King (07/18/07)
Braigon Ryan King was born June 27, 2007, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces. His parents are Michael and Molly King. His sibling is Joe Braxton, age 1. Maternal grandparents are Tamala and Stacy Ary and Joe and Kim Cox of Thayer...
William "Ryder" Scribner (07/18/07)
Brayden Scribner announces the birth of his baby brother, William "Ryder"?Scribner. He was born July 3, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He weighed 8 pounds, 1.8 ounce and was 20-1/2 inches long. He is the son of Casey and Whitney Scribner of Salem...
Lincoln James Hickman and Rhett Michael Hickman (07/18/07)
Wyatt Hickman announces the birth of his brothers, Lincoln James and Rhett Michael. Michael and Kristina Hickman welcomed twin boys at 1:36 p.m. and 1:38 p.m. on May 16, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Lincoln weighed 5 pounds, 0.9 ounces and was 17-7/8 inches long. Rhett weighed 5 pounds, .9 ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long...
Alexis Nicole Huber (07/18/07)
Brandon and Jacqueline Huber of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Alexis Nicole. She was born at 7:21 a.m. July 5, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 1/2 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. Her sibling is Jaden Grace, 2...
Lincoln James Hickman and Rhett Michael Hickman (07/18/07)
Wyatt Hickman announces the birth of his brothers, Lincoln James and Rhett Michael. Michael and Kristina Hickman welcomed twin boys at 1:36 p.m. and 1:38 p.m. on May 16, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Lincoln weighed 5 pounds, 0.9 ounces and was 17-7/8 inches long. Rhett weighed 5 pounds, .9 ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long...
Lindermans married 65 years (07/18/07)
The children of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Eugene Linderman, honored their parents recently as they celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Clifton Linderman was born in Salem, Ark. in 1918 and enlisted in the US Army in 1941, serving in WWII. While stationed in California, he met Myrtle Marguerite McClaran, who was born in Joy Coy, Colo., in 1923. ...
William "Ryder" Scribner (07/18/07)
Brayden Scribner announces the birth of his baby brother, William "Ryder"?Scribner. He was born July 3, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He weighed 8 pounds, 1.8 ounce and was 20-1/2 inches long. He is the son of Casey and Whitney Scribner of Salem...
Alexis Nicole Huber (07/18/07)
Brandon and Jacqueline Huber of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Alexis Nicole. She was born at 7:21 a.m. July 5, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 1/2 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. Her sibling is Jaden Grace, 2...
Braigon Ryan King (07/18/07)
Braigon Ryan King was born June 27, 2007, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces. His parents are Michael and Molly King. His sibling is Joe Braxton, age 1. Maternal grandparents are Tamala and Stacy Ary and Joe and Kim Cox of Thayer...
Colliver -- Hall (07/18/07)
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Colliver of Alpena, Ark., announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie Elizabeth Colliver to Tray Gene Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hall of Alton. The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Alpena High School and a 2007 graduate of College of the Ozark, Point Lookout, Mo...
Colliver -- Hall (07/18/07)
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Colliver of Alpena, Ark., announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie Elizabeth Colliver to Tray Gene Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hall of Alton. The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Alpena High School and a 2007 graduate of College of the Ozark, Point Lookout, Mo...
Powells to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (07/18/07)
Elmer and Gladys Powell of Mammoth Spring will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, July 22, from 2-4 p.m. at the home of Danny and Sandy Johnson, 1790 Cochran Avenue in Mammoth Spring. All friends and family are invited to drop by and celebrate with them...
Powells to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (07/18/07)
Elmer and Gladys Powell of Mammoth Spring will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, July 22, from 2-4 p.m. at the home of Danny and Sandy Johnson, 1790 Cochran Avenue in Mammoth Spring. All friends and family are invited to drop by and celebrate with them...
I Might Have oxophobia! (07/18/07)
Doxophobia is a fear of receiving praise. This isn't just any fear. Phobias are crippling fears that profoundly affect your life. Some people, though, are able to avoid their fears. A more common known phobia is arachnophobia, fear of spiders. The simple solution is to avoid spiders, right?...
Our View (07/18/07)
Tonight, (Monday, July 2) as a member of the Mount Pleasant Fire Department, I was paged to a one-vehicle motorcycle accident. Unknown to me, the injured was a friend and fellow firefighter. I quickly jumped into my vehicle and headed toward the scene. When I arrived I saw no skid marks, only a trail through the ditch toward a crumpled culvert and a bundled up motorcycle with my friend on the other side. He was wearing no helmet and no protective gear...
This has been a trying week. (07/18/07)
This has been a trying week. I seem to have taken on the worst of the worst -- storywise. It began with a story about a man convicted of murdering a 23-month-old child. He is in jail, but is going before a parole board in September to state his case and ask for executive clemency. ...
Islamic Radicalism (07/18/07)
In the year 610 AD, the prophet Muhammed received a divine message from Allah. He was commanded, by Allah, to start a new religion that believed in a single God. Thus, the religion of Islam came into being. Monotheism is the doctrine or belief that there is only one God. Eventually, Islam would become the third major monotheistic religion in the world, along with Christianity and Judaism. A Muslim is an adherent to Islam...
I Might Have oxophobia! (07/18/07)
Doxophobia is a fear of receiving praise. This isn't just any fear. Phobias are crippling fears that profoundly affect your life. Some people, though, are able to avoid their fears. A more common known phobia is arachnophobia, fear of spiders. The simple solution is to avoid spiders, right?...
This has been a trying week. (07/18/07)
This has been a trying week. I seem to have taken on the worst of the worst -- storywise. It began with a story about a man convicted of murdering a 23-month-old child. He is in jail, but is going before a parole board in September to state his case and ask for executive clemency. ...
Islamic Radicalism (07/18/07)
In the year 610 AD, the prophet Muhammed received a divine message from Allah. He was commanded, by Allah, to start a new religion that believed in a single God. Thus, the religion of Islam came into being. Monotheism is the doctrine or belief that there is only one God. Eventually, Islam would become the third major monotheistic religion in the world, along with Christianity and Judaism. A Muslim is an adherent to Islam...
Our View (07/18/07)
Tonight, (Monday, July 2) as a member of the Mount Pleasant Fire Department, I was paged to a one-vehicle motorcycle accident. Unknown to me, the injured was a friend and fellow firefighter. I quickly jumped into my vehicle and headed toward the scene. When I arrived I saw no skid marks, only a trail through the ditch toward a crumpled culvert and a bundled up motorcycle with my friend on the other side. He was wearing no helmet and no protective gear...