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Stories from Thursday, July 26, 2007

Judge denies motion to deploy felon (07/26/07)
ALTON - A motion was filed July 5 in Oregon County Circuit Court by the U.S. Army National Guard regarding a Thayer man, Donald Ashford, who had been sentenced to 120 days "shock time" in the Missouri Department of Corrections following a conviction on a felony explosive and tampering charge...
Sentenced to death (07/26/07)
History has been made in Sharp County. A local jury sentenced Steven Victor Wertz to death by lethal injection for killing Terry and Kathy Watts in their Ash Flat home in December 1986. It marks the first death sentence handed down in Sharp County. The jury of seven men and five women convicted Wertz, 57, of two counts of capital murder July 18 after just 40 minutes of deliberations. Sentencing began the next morning and the jury took just an hour to reach the decision -- death...
Mother charged with intimidation (07/26/07)
The mother of one of the two male juveniles involved in the May 18 fire at the Blue Bird Cafe, reported in the May 31 issue of The News, is facing charges related to the incident. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said Shelly Moser, 37, of Mt. Pleasant was arrested and charged with intimidating a witness, a class C felony and tampering by attempting to persuade someone to provide false information, a class A misdemeanor. ...
Area schools announce first day of classes (07/26/07)
ALTON -- Classes at the Alton R-IV School District will begin Aug. 15. Classes at the elementary school will begin at 8:20 a.m. and dismiss at 3:05 p.m. Classes at the high school will begin at 8:25 a.m. and dismiss at 3:10 p.m. Registration for students new to the district will be Aug. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the counseling offices. Parents should bring their child's immunization records, birth certificate, and social security number when enrolling the student...
Izard County deputies busy with thefts (07/26/07)
An Izard County man is being held in the Izard County Detention Facility after allegedly burglarizing a Melbourne residence and a Melbourne business and church the following night. Kerr Anthony Mejia, 19, of Melbourne is facing two counts of residential burglary, a class B felony; one felony count of commercial burglary, a class C felony; and three theft of property charges, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Disaster loans available for freeze victims (07/26/07)
Missouri's record breaking cold and severe spring freeze have prompted federal funding for emergency loans and disaster assistance. Tim Kelly, executive director of Missouri's Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced last week that Oregon County is among the counties in the state where FSA loans will be available for the freezes that occurred March 30 through April 21...
Check points to take place (07/26/07)
THAYER -- "You Drink & Drive. You Lose." This is not only the slogan but the attitude law enforcement agencies in four counties in southern Missouri have adopted and will be enforcing the first weekend in August. Thayer Police Chief Frank Bernard said officers with the Thayer Police Department will join law enforcement officers from Phelps, Texas and Howell counties in an impaired driving enforcement effort...
BB Road Fire Department ... Neighbors helping neighbors (07/26/07)
The BB Road Volunteer Fire Department is one of the volunteer fire departments in Oregon County. The fire department is located 10 miles east of Alton just off Highway 160 at the intersection of county roads 225 and 222. Edgar Wilson serves as fire chief at BB Road and has for the past five years. Dale Johnson is the assistant fire chief...
Police continue investigation (07/26/07)
AREA -- The Howell County Sheriff's Department is continuing investigation of two alleged attacks near West Plains by a man posing as a law enforcement officer. A former West Plains man, Steven Harsch, 37, was arrested July 22 and charged in Fort Worth, Texas, with impersonating an officer...
Keeping with tradition ... Granddaughter continues community writing (07/26/07)
Brooke Ninemire Staff Writer A tradition of love for the small, country community is what keeps the Lunenberg community news going. Jennifer Grimes, who has served as The News' Lunenberg community correspondent since 2002, is proud to say she grew up in Lunenberg. "I love it dearly. It's so quiet and peaceful, and I knew I wanted to keep the news going," she said...
Let the moving begin ... (07/26/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire The group of employees who, according to nursing home administrator Jennie Dawson, have each served over 10 years of dedicated service to Fulton County Nursing and Rehabilitation, make the opening of Southfork River Therapy and Living Center official as they cut the ribbon on July 22...
Izard County deputies busy with thefts (07/26/07)
An Izard County man is being held in the Izard County Detention Facility after allegedly burglarizing a Melbourne residence and a Melbourne business and church the following night. Kerr Anthony Mejia, 19, of Melbourne is facing two counts of residential burglary, a class B felony; one felony count of commercial burglary, a class C felony; and three theft of property charges, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Mother charged with intimidation (07/26/07)
The mother of one of the two male juveniles involved in the May 18 fire at the Blue Bird Cafe, reported in the May 31 issue of The News, is facing charges related to the incident. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said Shelly Moser, 37, of Mt. Pleasant was arrested and charged with intimidating a witness, a class C felony and tampering by attempting to persuade someone to provide false information, a class A misdemeanor. ...
Disaster loans available for freeze victims (07/26/07)
Missouri's record breaking cold and severe spring freeze have prompted federal funding for emergency loans and disaster assistance. Tim Kelly, executive director of Missouri's Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced last week that Oregon County is among the counties in the state where FSA loans will be available for the freezes that occurred March 30 through April 21...
Check points to take place (07/26/07)
THAYER -- "You Drink & Drive. You Lose." This is not only the slogan but the attitude law enforcement agencies in four counties in southern Missouri have adopted and will be enforcing the first weekend in August. Thayer Police Chief Frank Bernard said officers with the Thayer Police Department will join law enforcement officers from Phelps, Texas and Howell counties in an impaired driving enforcement effort...
Police continue investigation (07/26/07)
AREA -- The Howell County Sheriff's Department is continuing investigation of two alleged attacks near West Plains by a man posing as a law enforcement officer. A former West Plains man, Steven Harsch, 37, was arrested July 22 and charged in Fort Worth, Texas, with impersonating an officer...
Area schools announce first day of classes (07/26/07)
ALTON -- Classes at the Alton R-IV School District will begin Aug. 15. Classes at the elementary school will begin at 8:20 a.m. and dismiss at 3:05 p.m. Classes at the high school will begin at 8:25 a.m. and dismiss at 3:10 p.m. Registration for students new to the district will be Aug. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the counseling offices. Parents should bring their child's immunization records, birth certificate, and social security number when enrolling the student...
Keeping with tradition ... Granddaughter continues community writing (07/26/07)
Brooke Ninemire Staff Writer A tradition of love for the small, country community is what keeps the Lunenberg community news going. Jennifer Grimes, who has served as The News' Lunenberg community correspondent since 2002, is proud to say she grew up in Lunenberg. "I love it dearly. It's so quiet and peaceful, and I knew I wanted to keep the news going," she said...
Sentenced to death (07/26/07)
History has been made in Sharp County. A local jury sentenced Steven Victor Wertz to death by lethal injection for killing Terry and Kathy Watts in their Ash Flat home in December 1986. It marks the first death sentence handed down in Sharp County. The jury of seven men and five women convicted Wertz, 57, of two counts of capital murder July 18 after just 40 minutes of deliberations. Sentencing began the next morning and the jury took just an hour to reach the decision -- death...
BB Road Fire Department ... Neighbors helping neighbors (07/26/07)
The BB Road Volunteer Fire Department is one of the volunteer fire departments in Oregon County. The fire department is located 10 miles east of Alton just off Highway 160 at the intersection of county roads 225 and 222. Edgar Wilson serves as fire chief at BB Road and has for the past five years. Dale Johnson is the assistant fire chief...
Judge denies motion to deploy felon (07/26/07)
ALTON - A motion was filed July 5 in Oregon County Circuit Court by the U.S. Army National Guard regarding a Thayer man, Donald Ashford, who had been sentenced to 120 days "shock time" in the Missouri Department of Corrections following a conviction on a felony explosive and tampering charge...
Let the moving begin ... (07/26/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire The group of employees who, according to nursing home administrator Jennie Dawson, have each served over 10 years of dedicated service to Fulton County Nursing and Rehabilitation, make the opening of Southfork River Therapy and Living Center official as they cut the ribbon on July 22...
Kemp graduates from basic (07/26/07)
Army National Guard Pvt. Herman J. Kemp has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son of Douglas and Leona Kemp of Violet Hill and a 2006 graduate of Izard County Consolidated High School. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. ...
Criss -- Barnett (07/26/07)
Jenah Barnett of Salem and Nathan Criss of Salem plan to marry at 2 p.m. on Aug. 11 at the Salem Church of Christ. Barnett is the daughter of Michael Barnett and Ruth Ann Barnett, both of Salem. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Barnett of Salem, Gay Williams of Heart and the late Glenn Williams. She is the great-granddaughter of Artie Clayton of Salem...
Kemp graduates from basic (07/26/07)
Army National Guard Pvt. Herman J. Kemp has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son of Douglas and Leona Kemp of Violet Hill and a 2006 graduate of Izard County Consolidated High School. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. ...
Criss -- Barnett (07/26/07)
Jenah Barnett of Salem and Nathan Criss of Salem plan to marry at 2 p.m. on Aug. 11 at the Salem Church of Christ. Barnett is the daughter of Michael Barnett and Ruth Ann Barnett, both of Salem. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Barnett of Salem, Gay Williams of Heart and the late Glenn Williams. She is the great-granddaughter of Artie Clayton of Salem...
Missouri contributes to bald eagle's recovery (07/26/07)
With the removal of the bald eagle from the federal endangered species list, Missourians might wonder how the nation's living symbol is doing in their home state. The answer, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation, is "fantastic." Conservation Department Ornithologist Andy Forbes conducts regular counts of bald eagle nests to track the once-troubled species' progress...
Waterfowl dates proposed (07/26/07)
Waterfowl may not be on the mind of many duck hunters, but the latest meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission mainly focused on that sport. Specifically, the Commission announced the proposed duck season dates. The Commission also heard a proposal to ban any electronic device used as a wildlife decoy for the 2008-2009 migratory bird seasons...
Show-Me Championship ready to roll (07/26/07)
The 15th annual Dirt Works Race Car Sponsored Modified Show-Me Championship is set to begin on Aug. 2 with the first round of qualifying action for the annual event hosted at West Plains Motor Speedway. The winner of this event will pocket a hefty $6,500, while the start money is $650...
Waterfowl dates proposed (07/26/07)
Waterfowl may not be on the mind of many duck hunters, but the latest meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission mainly focused on that sport. Specifically, the Commission announced the proposed duck season dates. The Commission also heard a proposal to ban any electronic device used as a wildlife decoy for the 2008-2009 migratory bird seasons...
Show-Me Championship ready to roll (07/26/07)
The 15th annual Dirt Works Race Car Sponsored Modified Show-Me Championship is set to begin on Aug. 2 with the first round of qualifying action for the annual event hosted at West Plains Motor Speedway. The winner of this event will pocket a hefty $6,500, while the start money is $650...
Missouri contributes to bald eagle's recovery (07/26/07)
With the removal of the bald eagle from the federal endangered species list, Missourians might wonder how the nation's living symbol is doing in their home state. The answer, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation, is "fantastic." Conservation Department Ornithologist Andy Forbes conducts regular counts of bald eagle nests to track the once-troubled species' progress...
Janet Jean Fletcher (07/26/07)
Janet Jean (Brown) Fletcher, 47, of Flint, ?Mich., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 11, 1959, in West Plains, Mo. and died at her home July 13, 2007. Survivors include: her husband, R.D. Fletcher of Flint, Mich.; her mother, Inez Brown of Alton; four sisters, Margaret Blanton and husband Ray of Douglass, Kan., Jackie Bull and husband Ed of Gatewood, Mo., Tricia Carter and husband Don of Crossville, Tenn.; and Brenda Brooks and husband Melvin of Mountain View, Mo.; four brothers, Charles Brown and wife Mary of Kansas City, Mo., James Brown and wife Kathleen of Alton,?Mo., Junior Brown and wife Sheila of Alton, Mo., and David Brown of Alton, Mo.; her in-laws Rubin and Gail Fletcher of Swartz Creek, Mich., Don and Priscilla Boal of Port Colbourne of Canada and Terry and ?Mike Fletcher of Swartz Creek, Mich.; eight nieces; six nephews; six great-nieces; six great-nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Earl Greenwood (07/26/07)
Earl Watson Greenwood, 54, was born in South Kingston, R.I. and died at his home in Cherokee Village, Ark., July 19, 2007. He was a laborer and was last employed in the fishing industry. He is survived by: a sister, Dawn Lee Andrews of Cherokee Village; and niece, Juanita Powell, N.J...
Ruth Freda Cockman (07/26/07)
Ruth Freda Cockman 84, was born Oct. 9, 1922, in Alton, Mo., the daughter of the late Sam Williams and Edith E. Darr Williams. She died July 17, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage June 7, 1941, in Alton to Ralph L. Cockman, who preceded her in death March 25, 2001...
Allia Mae Milligan (07/26/07)
Allia Mae Milligan, 67, of Cave City, Ark., was born May 10, 1940, in Cave City, Ark., the daughter of the late Webster and Nona Rawlings Cordell. She died July 17, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was a daycare provider for many years, an active member, deacon's wife and Sunday School teacher at First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City for several years. She was currently a member of the Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Alvan "Mike"?Holmes (07/26/07)
Alvan "Mike" Holmes, age 86 of Viola, died at his daughter's home in Princeton, Minn., July 16, 2007. He was born March 5, 1921, in LeCenter, Minn. to Errol and Alice (Gambold) Holmes. Mike enlisted into the United States Army on January 21, 1941. ...
Georgia Maxine Brewer (07/26/07)
Georgia Maxine Brewer, 81, was born Nov. 6, 1925, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Willis Thompson and Velia Combs Thompson. She died July 14, 2007, in Mt. Vernon, Mo. She was married on Aug. 31, 1952, at Salem, Ark., to Bobby Ryan. She was married Aug. 8, 1959 at Thayer, Mo., to Marshall Golden Brewer, who preceded her in death...
Phillip Elmore Hynson (07/26/07)
Phillip Elmore Hynson, 87, of Winter Haven, Fla., died April 23, 2007, of heart failure at the Winter Haven Hospital. Born in Mammoth Spring, Ark., in 1920, he was of the Episcopal faith. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a bomber pilot of B-24s. He completed 53 missions over Germany and was awarded three Bronze Stars. In 1960, he and his family moved to Winter Haven where he became a civilian flight instructor at Bartow Air Force Base until it closed...
Helen Fern Davis (07/26/07)
Helen Fern Davis, 74, of Tulare, Calif., was born Nov. 4, 1932 in Arkansas, and died July 13, 2007, in Reef City, Calif. She retired from Rudolph and Sletten. Survivors are: a daughter, Brenda Torano of Tulare, Calif., one sister, Verma Dean of Dinuba, Calif.; one brother,? Jack ?Holland of Visalia, Calif.; one grandchild, Daina Scott and one great-grandchild, Kiyle Trez Hodgins...
Jackie Lee Cordray Jr. (07/26/07)
Jackie Lee Cordray Jr., of Salem, Ark., formerly of Kansas City, Mo., son of Mary Ann (Troya)?Cordray and the late Jackie Lee Cordray Sr., was born Feb. 8, 1954, in Topeka, Kan. He died July 21, 2007, at his home in Salem, at the age of 53. He was united in marriage to Kathryn Sue Skidmore on July 12, 1974, at Kansas City, Mo. ...
Burnell "Burt" Rogers (07/26/07)
Joy Burnell "Burt" Rogers, the son of John and Mabel Bass Corp, was born on May 3, 1941, in Springdale, Ark., and departed this life July 13, 2007, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 66 years. He was united in marriage June 18, 1960, at Myrtle, Mo., to Wanda Combs, who preceded him in death April 20, 2007...
Georgia Maxine Brewer (07/26/07)
Georgia Maxine Brewer, 81, was born Nov. 6, 1925, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Willis Thompson and Velia Combs Thompson. She died July 14, 2007, in Mt. Vernon, Mo. She was married on Aug. 31, 1952, at Salem, Ark., to Bobby Ryan. She was married Aug. 8, 1959 at Thayer, Mo., to Marshall Golden Brewer, who preceded her in death...
Joshua Lee Smith (07/26/07)
Joshua Lee Smith, 25, of Richmond, Texas, son of Michael Lee and Brenda Darlene (Brewer) Smith, was born May 25, 1982, in Houston, Texas. He died July 18, 2007, at Alpine, Texas, from injures sustained in a vehicle accident He worked as project administrator in pipeline construction...
Janice Bowers Todd (07/26/07)
Janice Sue Bowers Todd, 58, was born April 16, 1949, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of George Bowers and Empo Childers Bowers. She died July 19, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage at Koshkonong, Mo., to Jerry Todd. She was a homemaker and a licensed practical nurse. She was employed by Shady Oaks ?Health Care in Thayer for several years and was currently employed by Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo...
Phillip Elmore Hynson (07/26/07)
Phillip Elmore Hynson, 87, of Winter Haven, Fla., died April 23, 2007, of heart failure at the Winter Haven Hospital. Born in Mammoth Spring, Ark., in 1920, he was of the Episcopal faith. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a bomber pilot of B-24s. He completed 53 missions over Germany and was awarded three Bronze Stars. In 1960, he and his family moved to Winter Haven where he became a civilian flight instructor at Bartow Air Force Base until it closed...
Georgia Maxine Brewer (07/26/07)
Georgia Maxine Brewer, 81, was born Nov. 6, 1925, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Willis Thompson and Velia Combs Thompson. She died July 14, 2007, in Mt. Vernon, Mo. She was married on Aug. 31, 1952, at Salem, Ark., to Bobby Ryan. She was married Aug. 8, 1959 at Thayer, Mo., to Marshall Golden Brewer, who preceded her in death...
Georgia Maxine Brewer (07/26/07)
Georgia Maxine Brewer, 81, was born Nov. 6, 1925, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Willis Thompson and Velia Combs Thompson. She died July 14, 2007, in Mt. Vernon, Mo. She was married on Aug. 31, 1952, at Salem, Ark., to Bobby Ryan. She was married Aug. 8, 1959 at Thayer, Mo., to Marshall Golden Brewer, who preceded her in death...
Helen Fern Davis (07/26/07)
Helen Fern Davis, 74, of Tulare, Calif., was born Nov. 4, 1932 in Arkansas, and died July 13, 2007, in Reef City, Calif. She retired from Rudolph and Sletten. Survivors are: a daughter, Brenda Torano of Tulare, Calif., one sister, Verma Dean of Dinuba, Calif.; one brother,? Jack ?Holland of Visalia, Calif.; one grandchild, Daina Scott and one great-grandchild, Kiyle Trez Hodgins...
Jackie Lee Cordray Jr. (07/26/07)
Jackie Lee Cordray Jr., of Salem, Ark., formerly of Kansas City, Mo., son of Mary Ann (Troya)?Cordray and the late Jackie Lee Cordray Sr., was born Feb. 8, 1954, in Topeka, Kan. He died July 21, 2007, at his home in Salem, at the age of 53. He was united in marriage to Kathryn Sue Skidmore on July 12, 1974, at Kansas City, Mo. ...
Joshua Lee Smith (07/26/07)
Joshua Lee Smith, 25, of Richmond, Texas, son of Michael Lee and Brenda Darlene (Brewer) Smith, was born May 25, 1982, in Houston, Texas. He died July 18, 2007, at Alpine, Texas, from injures sustained in a vehicle accident He worked as project administrator in pipeline construction...
Janice Bowers Todd (07/26/07)
Janice Sue Bowers Todd, 58, was born April 16, 1949, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of George Bowers and Empo Childers Bowers. She died July 19, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage at Koshkonong, Mo., to Jerry Todd. She was a homemaker and a licensed practical nurse. She was employed by Shady Oaks ?Health Care in Thayer for several years and was currently employed by Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo...
Burnell "Burt" Rogers (07/26/07)
Joy Burnell "Burt" Rogers, the son of John and Mabel Bass Corp, was born on May 3, 1941, in Springdale, Ark., and departed this life July 13, 2007, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 66 years. He was united in marriage June 18, 1960, at Myrtle, Mo., to Wanda Combs, who preceded him in death April 20, 2007...
Alvan "Mike"?Holmes (07/26/07)
Alvan "Mike" Holmes, age 86 of Viola, died at his daughter's home in Princeton, Minn., July 16, 2007. He was born March 5, 1921, in LeCenter, Minn. to Errol and Alice (Gambold) Holmes. Mike enlisted into the United States Army on January 21, 1941. ...
Janet Jean Fletcher (07/26/07)
Janet Jean (Brown) Fletcher, 47, of Flint, ?Mich., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 11, 1959, in West Plains, Mo. and died at her home July 13, 2007. Survivors include: her husband, R.D. Fletcher of Flint, Mich.; her mother, Inez Brown of Alton; four sisters, Margaret Blanton and husband Ray of Douglass, Kan., Jackie Bull and husband Ed of Gatewood, Mo., Tricia Carter and husband Don of Crossville, Tenn.; and Brenda Brooks and husband Melvin of Mountain View, Mo.; four brothers, Charles Brown and wife Mary of Kansas City, Mo., James Brown and wife Kathleen of Alton,?Mo., Junior Brown and wife Sheila of Alton, Mo., and David Brown of Alton, Mo.; her in-laws Rubin and Gail Fletcher of Swartz Creek, Mich., Don and Priscilla Boal of Port Colbourne of Canada and Terry and ?Mike Fletcher of Swartz Creek, Mich.; eight nieces; six nephews; six great-nieces; six great-nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Earl Greenwood (07/26/07)
Earl Watson Greenwood, 54, was born in South Kingston, R.I. and died at his home in Cherokee Village, Ark., July 19, 2007. He was a laborer and was last employed in the fishing industry. He is survived by: a sister, Dawn Lee Andrews of Cherokee Village; and niece, Juanita Powell, N.J...
Ruth Freda Cockman (07/26/07)
Ruth Freda Cockman 84, was born Oct. 9, 1922, in Alton, Mo., the daughter of the late Sam Williams and Edith E. Darr Williams. She died July 17, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage June 7, 1941, in Alton to Ralph L. Cockman, who preceded her in death March 25, 2001...
Allia Mae Milligan (07/26/07)
Allia Mae Milligan, 67, of Cave City, Ark., was born May 10, 1940, in Cave City, Ark., the daughter of the late Webster and Nona Rawlings Cordell. She died July 17, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was a daycare provider for many years, an active member, deacon's wife and Sunday School teacher at First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City for several years. She was currently a member of the Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Patricia (Pat) Thone (07/26/07)
Patricia (Pat) Thone, 67, of Cherokee Village died July 4, 2007, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Nov. 17, 1939, in East Chicago, Ill. She was a retired registered nurse, licensed cosmetologist, talented seamstress, and an avid gardener.She is survived by: her husband, tTom, who cherishes their 47 years of marriage; sons Jeffery and Mathew Tone; one daughter, Pamela Cosby; five grandchildren; a sister, Sharon Stutler of Crown Point, Ind.; and a brother, Norbert Marcinek of Chino Valley, Ariz.A memorial service honoring her life will be held at the Ash Flat Church of Christ on July 30 at 11 a.m., Keith Gregson conducting the service.The family asks that in lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Arkansas Respiratory Health Association, Little Rock, Ark. ...
Allia Mae Milligan (07/26/07)
Allia Mae Milligan, 67, of Cave City, Ark., was born May 10, 1940, in Cave City, Ark., the daughter of the late Webster and Nona Rawlings Cordell. She died July 17, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was a daycare provider for many years, an active member, deacon's wife and Sunday School teacher at First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City for several years. ...
Heath River Combs (07/26/07)
Matthew and Traci Combs of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Heath River. He was born at 11:05 p.m. July 16, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long. His sibling is Hunter, 2. Grandparents are Junior and Donna Roberts of Billmore and Keith and Shirley Combs of Alton...
Cash Andrew Fowler (07/26/07)
Frank and Ellie Fowler of Melbourne announce the birth of their second son, Cash Andrew. Cash was born June 7, 2007. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19-3/4 inches long. Cash is the grandson of Jim and Charlotte Fowler of Myron and Dan and Sue Clark of Prairie Grove. He has an older brother, Wyatt...
Heath River Combs (07/26/07)
Matthew and Traci Combs of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Heath River. He was born at 11:05 p.m. July 16, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long. His sibling is Hunter, 2. Grandparents are Junior and Donna Roberts of Billmore and Keith and Shirley Combs of Alton...
Cash Andrew Fowler (07/26/07)
Frank and Ellie Fowler of Melbourne announce the birth of their second son, Cash Andrew. Cash was born June 7, 2007. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19-3/4 inches long. Cash is the grandson of Jim and Charlotte Fowler of Myron and Dan and Sue Clark of Prairie Grove. He has an older brother, Wyatt...
Risner -- Felton (07/26/07)
Sheri Felton and Joe Newton of West Plains announce the marriage of their son Derek Stephen Felton to Courtney Lea Risner daughter of Terry and Janette Frey, and the late Brad Risner of Mammoth Spring. The couple was united in marriage May 25 at the Thayer Church of Christ with Joe Slater officiating...
Risner -- Felton (07/26/07)
Sheri Felton and Joe Newton of West Plains announce the marriage of their son Derek Stephen Felton to Courtney Lea Risner daughter of Terry and Janette Frey, and the late Brad Risner of Mammoth Spring. The couple was united in marriage May 25 at the Thayer Church of Christ with Joe Slater officiating...
Roswell 60 years later (07/26/07)
On June 21, 1947, an airplane pilot named Kenneth Arnold was flying near Mt. Rainier in Washington when he spotted nine shiny metallic objects traveling in formation at approximately 1,600 miles per hour, three times faster than any jet aircraft at the time. He declared they looked "like a saucer would if skipping across the water."...
My View (07/26/07)
This week Sharp County's Level 3 sex offenders' pictures and addresses have been printed in the Villager Journal. In the next few weeks we will be printing Izard County sex offenders in The News and Oregon County offenders in The South Missourian News. ...
Roswell 60 years later (07/26/07)
On June 21, 1947, an airplane pilot named Kenneth Arnold was flying near Mt. Rainier in Washington when he spotted nine shiny metallic objects traveling in formation at approximately 1,600 miles per hour, three times faster than any jet aircraft at the time. He declared they looked "like a saucer would if skipping across the water."...
My View (07/26/07)
This week Sharp County's Level 3 sex offenders' pictures and addresses have been printed in the Villager Journal. In the next few weeks we will be printing Izard County sex offenders in The News and Oregon County offenders in The South Missourian News. ...