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Stories from Wednesday, August 8, 2007

William Hughart ... Following and preaching the word of God (08/08/07)
He's packing up and moving to Searcy -- and no matter what he says, he will be missed. When first meeting William Haggart, it's easy to believe that this man has devoted his life to God; he is the definition of humility -- a true servant. William Haggart said, shortly after becoming a Christian at age 11, he knew he wanted to work in evangelism...
Hubbub at the hub of it all (08/08/07)
An Alton, Mo., man ran his truck through a Hardy business while traveling on Highway 63 July 31. William Cunningham, 40, was driving a 1994 Chevrolet Silverado north on Highway 63 about 3 miles north of Hardy when he lost control of his pickup, traveled across the center line and into the opposite lane of traffic, said Arkansas State Trooper Daniel Busch. ...
Serving the Thayer community (08/08/07)
THAYER -- This week two volunteer fire departments are being featured, the City of Thayer VFD and the Thayer Rural VFD. The Thayer VFD covers the city limits of Thayer while the Thayer Rural VFD covers a seven mile radius around the city. The city VFD is supported through taxes paid by the residents of the city. ...
Play (08/08/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire The Cowardly Lion hunkers down as the Wicked Witch of the West shows him who's boss during the Aug. 6 dress rehearsal for the Izard County Family Community Theater's production of "The Wizard of Oz." Sponsored by the Izard County Optimist Club, the "Wizard of Oz" is the Izard County Family Community Theater's third production, according to Optimist Club President Tommy Hancock. ...
New vaccine protects women (08/08/07)
There is a cancer vaccine that many have not taken advantage of. In May 2007 a medical study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine that touted the effectiveness of a vaccine called Gardasil. Shortly after these studies, commercials for the vaccine popped up on TV screens across the nation saying that Gardasil could was not only effective in preventing contraction of the sexually transmitted disease the human papillomavirus, but that the vaccine had proven itself in protecting vaccinated individuals from cancer.. ...
Koshkonong girl to undergo bone marrow transplant (08/08/07)
For the second time in four years, a Koshkonong girl will undergo cancer treatments for leukemia. Amber Dern, 16, the daughter of John Dern and Laura Wallace is in need of a bone marrow transplant and a donor has been found. A family friend said the transplant is scheduled for the end of September...
Passing lanes approved (08/08/07)
The Oregon County Commission has announced that Highway 63 from Thayer to West Plains has been approved for passing lanes. The commission consists of presiding commissioner Leo Warren, northern district commissioner Buddy Wright and southern district commissioner John Wrenfrow...
Thayer man dies in logging accident (08/08/07)
A Thayer Man died as the result of injuries suffered when a tree fell on him while he was working last week. According to officials from the Lawrence County Arkansas Sheriff's Department, Leslie Brian Woods, 28, died at 8:22 a.m. Aug. 1 on the Carl Phillips estate at Hoxie, Ark...
Izard County deputies busy with arrests (08/08/07)
An Izard county man is facing multiple felony charges in connection with drugs and battery. Robert Reed, 26, of Melbourne was charged with second degree battery, possession of a controlled substance and several counts of possessing an instrument of crime, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Haskells make donation to hospital (08/08/07)
There's a lot of negative in today's world. So, sometimes it's hard to imagine that anyone might give without expecting something in return. However, there are some good Samaritans left in this world -- Fay and Barbara Haskell are living proof. Despite hardships in their life, this couple continually gives of themselves. ...
Protecting our children (08/08/07)
Sex offender list and pictures inside Page 3 of The South Missourian News According to the Missouri Highway Patrol Sex Offender Registry there are 26 sex offenders living in Oregon County. These 26 people are required to register because of offenses that include rape, child sexual abuse and possessing child pornography. These are people who are considered a high risk to repeat these offenses against a child...
Marshall charged with sexual crimes (08/08/07)
It seems that some people think they are above the law. Just weeks after The News published the names, photographs and addresses of sex offenders in Fulton County, a new one might soon be added to the list. Jerry Dale Marshall, 20, of Salem was charged with multiple sexual crimes involving a minor in Fulton County District Court Aug. 3...
Ready for the bells (08/08/07)
THAYER -- "I had rather see a parent call or come to my office too much than not come at all," said new Thayer Elementary School Principal Gaylon Justus. "Parents and schools need to work together. Parents need to be involved in their child's school life," Justus said...
Hot work ... (08/08/07)
Photo by Erma Harris Local firefighters were called to a fire at a mobile home located along Squirrel Hill Road around 2 p.m. Aug. 3. Firefighters and first responders were able to contain the blaze at the residence that belonged to James Tharp before it was destroyed, according to Fulton County Sheriff Walter Dillinger. ...
Areawide Media offers (08/08/07)
This is the annual saturation issue of The South Missourian News, sent to every Mammoth Spring, Ark., and Oregon County, Mo., resident. The special promotion is designed to showcase The South Missourian News for residents not already familiar with its content, according to Publisher Janie Flynn...
Play (08/08/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire The Cowardly Lion hunkers down as the Wicked Witch of the West shows him who's boss during the Aug. 6 dress rehearsal for the Izard County Family Community Theater's production of "The Wizard of Oz." Sponsored by the Izard County Optimist Club, the "Wizard of Oz" is the Izard County Family Community Theater's third production, according to Optimist Club President Tommy Hancock. ...
Hubbub at the hub of it all (08/08/07)
An Alton, Mo., man ran his truck through a Hardy business while traveling on Highway 63 July 31. William Cunningham, 40, was driving a 1994 Chevrolet Silverado north on Highway 63 about 3 miles north of Hardy when he lost control of his pickup, traveled across the center line and into the opposite lane of traffic, said Arkansas State Trooper Daniel Busch. ...
Izard County deputies busy with arrests (08/08/07)
An Izard county man is facing multiple felony charges in connection with drugs and battery. Robert Reed, 26, of Melbourne was charged with second degree battery, possession of a controlled substance and several counts of possessing an instrument of crime, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Serving the Thayer community (08/08/07)
THAYER -- This week two volunteer fire departments are being featured, the City of Thayer VFD and the Thayer Rural VFD. The Thayer VFD covers the city limits of Thayer while the Thayer Rural VFD covers a seven mile radius around the city. The city VFD is supported through taxes paid by the residents of the city. ...
William Hughart ... Following and preaching the word of God (08/08/07)
He's packing up and moving to Searcy -- and no matter what he says, he will be missed. When first meeting William Haggart, it's easy to believe that this man has devoted his life to God; he is the definition of humility -- a true servant. William Haggart said, shortly after becoming a Christian at age 11, he knew he wanted to work in evangelism...
New vaccine protects women (08/08/07)
There is a cancer vaccine that many have not taken advantage of. In May 2007 a medical study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine that touted the effectiveness of a vaccine called Gardasil. Shortly after these studies, commercials for the vaccine popped up on TV screens across the nation saying that Gardasil could was not only effective in preventing contraction of the sexually transmitted disease the human papillomavirus, but that the vaccine had proven itself in protecting vaccinated individuals from cancer.. ...
Thayer man dies in logging accident (08/08/07)
A Thayer Man died as the result of injuries suffered when a tree fell on him while he was working last week. According to officials from the Lawrence County Arkansas Sheriff's Department, Leslie Brian Woods, 28, died at 8:22 a.m. Aug. 1 on the Carl Phillips estate at Hoxie, Ark...
Ready for the bells (08/08/07)
THAYER -- "I had rather see a parent call or come to my office too much than not come at all," said new Thayer Elementary School Principal Gaylon Justus. "Parents and schools need to work together. Parents need to be involved in their child's school life," Justus said...
Koshkonong girl to undergo bone marrow transplant (08/08/07)
For the second time in four years, a Koshkonong girl will undergo cancer treatments for leukemia. Amber Dern, 16, the daughter of John Dern and Laura Wallace is in need of a bone marrow transplant and a donor has been found. A family friend said the transplant is scheduled for the end of September...
Passing lanes approved (08/08/07)
The Oregon County Commission has announced that Highway 63 from Thayer to West Plains has been approved for passing lanes. The commission consists of presiding commissioner Leo Warren, northern district commissioner Buddy Wright and southern district commissioner John Wrenfrow...
Protecting our children (08/08/07)
Sex offender list and pictures inside Page 3 of The South Missourian News According to the Missouri Highway Patrol Sex Offender Registry there are 26 sex offenders living in Oregon County. These 26 people are required to register because of offenses that include rape, child sexual abuse and possessing child pornography. These are people who are considered a high risk to repeat these offenses against a child...
Haskells make donation to hospital (08/08/07)
There's a lot of negative in today's world. So, sometimes it's hard to imagine that anyone might give without expecting something in return. However, there are some good Samaritans left in this world -- Fay and Barbara Haskell are living proof. Despite hardships in their life, this couple continually gives of themselves. ...
Marshall charged with sexual crimes (08/08/07)
It seems that some people think they are above the law. Just weeks after The News published the names, photographs and addresses of sex offenders in Fulton County, a new one might soon be added to the list. Jerry Dale Marshall, 20, of Salem was charged with multiple sexual crimes involving a minor in Fulton County District Court Aug. 3...
Hot work ... (08/08/07)
Photo by Erma Harris Local firefighters were called to a fire at a mobile home located along Squirrel Hill Road around 2 p.m. Aug. 3. Firefighters and first responders were able to contain the blaze at the residence that belonged to James Tharp before it was destroyed, according to Fulton County Sheriff Walter Dillinger. ...
Areawide Media offers (08/08/07)
This is the annual saturation issue of The South Missourian News, sent to every Mammoth Spring, Ark., and Oregon County, Mo., resident. The special promotion is designed to showcase The South Missourian News for residents not already familiar with its content, according to Publisher Janie Flynn...
Cowart graduates from basic training (08/08/07)
Air Force Airman 1st Class James R. Cowart Jr. recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base at San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Sandra Layne of Salem and Ricky Cowart also of Salem. ?He is the grandson of Manard and Helene Amason of Lineville, Ala., and Ralph and Rilla Cowart of Salem, Ark...
Cowart graduates from basic training (08/08/07)
Air Force Airman 1st Class James R. Cowart Jr. recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base at San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Sandra Layne of Salem and Ricky Cowart also of Salem. ?He is the grandson of Manard and Helene Amason of Lineville, Ala., and Ralph and Rilla Cowart of Salem, Ark...
Spring River Soccer League ready for 2007 fall season (08/08/07)
The Spring River Soccer League is gearing up for the fall season, its seventh year in a row. The league will be independent and will play under the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO). Registration day for the 2007 fall season is scheduled for Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Loberg Park in Hardy...
Brandon Smith tops in Show-Me Championship (08/08/07)
Brandon Smith of Floral, Ark., may have started in seventh position for the 15th annual Dirt Works' sponsored Show-Me Championship, but he worked his way to the lead by lap 10, en route to the checkered flag Aug. 4 at West Plains Motor Speedway. Only two cautions marred the 40-lap feature event, as drivers drove from top to bottom on the smooth 3/8 mile red clay circuit before a large crowd...
100,000 watts of blues power (08/08/07)
"Good Sunday morning and welcome to the Q94 Back Alley Blues Show. Yeah, I'm your host Robert Lynn ... and I'm going to give you the bluezzzz ..." The first time those words were beamed from the Ozark Radio Network's studios in West Plains to local radios was over a decade ago, on Nov. 5, 1995...
MTB ready for The Next Adventure (08/08/07)
When Phil Walden launched Capricorn Records in Macon, Ga., back in 1969, his primary mission at the time was to give the Allman Brothers Band an outlet to spread their music to the world. While he certainly accomplished that goal, he should also be credited with shaping the playlists of most country music radio stations these days. Turn your radio dial to a country music station in 2007 and its a safe bet you'll hear something that would have been classified as "southern rock" back in 1977...
Knights of Columbus tourney set to tee (08/08/07)
It's August and that means it's time to get your entry in for the Knights of Columbus annual Chuck Dennis Golf Tournament to be held Aug. 18 in Horsehoe Bend with an 8 a.m. shot gun start. Free coffee and doughnuts will be available. The event will pay $900 total in cash for every flight, with the format being a four-person, men or women team contest...
Spring River Soccer League ready for 2007 fall season (08/08/07)
The Spring River Soccer League is gearing up for the fall season, its seventh year in a row. The league will be independent and will play under the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO). Registration day for the 2007 fall season is scheduled for Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Loberg Park in Hardy...
Brandon Smith tops in Show-Me Championship (08/08/07)
Brandon Smith of Floral, Ark., may have started in seventh position for the 15th annual Dirt Works' sponsored Show-Me Championship, but he worked his way to the lead by lap 10, en route to the checkered flag Aug. 4 at West Plains Motor Speedway. Only two cautions marred the 40-lap feature event, as drivers drove from top to bottom on the smooth 3/8 mile red clay circuit before a large crowd...
Knights of Columbus tourney set to tee (08/08/07)
It's August and that means it's time to get your entry in for the Knights of Columbus annual Chuck Dennis Golf Tournament to be held Aug. 18 in Horsehoe Bend with an 8 a.m. shot gun start. Free coffee and doughnuts will be available. The event will pay $900 total in cash for every flight, with the format being a four-person, men or women team contest...
MTB ready for The Next Adventure (08/08/07)
When Phil Walden launched Capricorn Records in Macon, Ga., back in 1969, his primary mission at the time was to give the Allman Brothers Band an outlet to spread their music to the world. While he certainly accomplished that goal, he should also be credited with shaping the playlists of most country music radio stations these days. Turn your radio dial to a country music station in 2007 and its a safe bet you'll hear something that would have been classified as "southern rock" back in 1977...
100,000 watts of blues power (08/08/07)
"Good Sunday morning and welcome to the Q94 Back Alley Blues Show. Yeah, I'm your host Robert Lynn ... and I'm going to give you the bluezzzz ..." The first time those words were beamed from the Ozark Radio Network's studios in West Plains to local radios was over a decade ago, on Nov. 5, 1995...
Wanda Williams (08/08/07)
Wanda Williams, 83, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, in Cave City. She was born July 4, 1924, at Lafe, Ark., the daughter of Jonathan Riley Mann and Sarah Either Mann. She was employd at American Greeting Card Corporation and retired after 27 years of service...
Lottie Mae Koenig (08/08/07)
Lottie Mae Koenig was born the daughter of Edward Clark and Vinnie Cody Clark on May 19, 1927, in Thayer, Mo., and died July 31, 2007, in Trenton, Mo., at the age of 80. She was united in marriage in January of 1952, to George Koenig, who preceded her in death...
Leslie Brian Woods (08/08/07)
Leslie Brian Woods, 28, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 31, 1979, in Salem,?Ark., and died Aug. 1, 2007, near Ravenden Springs, Ark. Survivors include: his wife, Tonya Woods; two daughters, Kailia and Melany, all of the home; his parents, Charles and Victoria Woods of Many Springs, Mo.; one brother, Christopher Woods of Thayer, Mo.; one sister, Kyle Campitti of Pittsburg, Kan.; two grandmothers, Erma Woods of ?Many Springs, Mo. ...
Michael W. Hoffmann (08/08/07)
Michael W. Hoffmann, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 1, 2007, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 18, 1930, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of Emil Hoffmann Sr. and Catherine (Pfeiffer) Hoffmann. He was married to Margaret "Marge" (Kalkbrenner) Hoff-mann. ...
Alvie "A.C." McClaran (08/08/07)
Alvie Cecil "A.C." McClaran, 74, of Wirth, Ark., died Aug. 4, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Dec. 20, 1932, in Franklin, Tenn., son of Robert Mitchell McClaran and Lottie Mae (Sherrill) McClaran. He was united in marriage to Holly Fiaschetti on April 9, 1956, in Vancouver, Wash. ...
Neva Blanche Arnold (08/08/07)
Neva Blanche Arnold, 91, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 4, 1915, on a homestead in Union County, New Mexico to Johnathan Earl Perigo and Annaliza Urton-Perrigo and died Aug. 1, 2007, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage to Clentis Glee Arnold on Aug. 7, 1935, and to this union three daughters were born...
Ralph King Jackson (08/08/07)
Ralph King Jackson was born June 13, 1923, in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Benjamin F. Jackson and Emma Matilda Vogan Jackson. He died July 29, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 84. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II. While serving his country, he earned the rank of Technician Fourth Grade and received numerous awards and citations for service rendered...
Jailee Michelle Tyson (08/08/07)
Jailee Michelle Tyson was born July 25, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain?Home. She weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces. She was welcomed home by her parents Lacee Roper and Jr. Jyson of Mammoth Spring. Maternal grandparents are Cindy and Terry Beeson and Stan James...
Nina Maxine Secrease (08/08/07)
Nina Maxine Secrease, of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Royal Douglas and Flora Ida (Hays)?Nash, was born Dec. 9, 1922, in Oil Trough, Ark. She died July 30, 2007, at her home in Camp, Ark., at the age of 84. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She worked in housekeeping at the Fulton County Hospital for 33 years. Maxine was a member of the Salem Pentecostal Church of God...
Jewell M. Hutchison (08/08/07)
Jewell M. Hutchison, 99, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 3, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 11, 1908, at Cave City, the daughter of the late Ben and Jessie Flora Hutchinson. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church...
Keagan Thomas Sanderson (08/08/07)
Brian and Brandi Sanderson of Melbourne announce the birth of a son on July 10, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Keagan Thomas Sanderson and weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Tim and Nikki Hurst of Salem...
Michael Lloyd Pickett (08/08/07)
Michael Lloyd Pickett, 53, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., formerly of West Memphis, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Dec. 1, 1953, in Dallas, Texas, the son of Russell and Eleanor (Smith)?Pickett. He was a member of the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Horseshoe Bend...
Delbert Wayne Hughes (08/08/07)
Delbert Wayne ?Hughes died at his home in Koshkonong, Mo., on July 24, 2007, at 80 years of age. He was born Aug. 6, 1926, in Grape Creek, Ill., as the seventh of eight children. Mr. Hughes was married to Virginia Iola Eckel on June 24, 1944, in Danville, Ill. The couple had five daughters. He was a veteran of World War II and served honorably in the U.S. Navy as Seaman First Class aboard the U.S.S. Benjamin Franklin in the North Atlantic, prior to transfer to the U.S.S. Charles Schribner...
Presley Ruth Adams (08/08/07)
Presley Ann Ruth Adams, age 5 weeks and 4 days, died July 28, 2007. Survivors include: her parents, Beau Adams and Sherry Jones; her brother, Tristan Adams; her grandparents, Anita and Gary Cox of Wilson, Ariz., Sherri and Jody Adams of Hardy, and Morgan Jones of Millington, Tenn.; her great-grandparents, Bill and Nadeane Vaughn of Wilson, Ark., Geoff and Barbara Honeybun of Mathiston, Miss., Morgan James Sr., of Cookeville, Tenn., Bobby James of Hardy and Pat Adams of ?Midwest City, Okla.; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Keagan Thomas Sanderson (08/08/07)
Brian and Brandi Sanderson of Melbourne announce the birth of a son on July 10, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Keagan Thomas Sanderson and weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Tim and Nikki Hurst of Salem...
Presley Ruth Adams (08/08/07)
Presley Ann Ruth Adams, age 5 weeks and 4 days, died July 28, 2007. Survivors include: her parents, Beau Adams and Sherry Jones; her brother, Tristan Adams; her grandparents, Anita and Gary Cox of Wilson, Ariz., Sherri and Jody Adams of Hardy, and Morgan Jones of Millington, Tenn.; her great-grandparents, Bill and Nadeane Vaughn of Wilson, Ark., Geoff and Barbara Honeybun of Mathiston, Miss., Morgan James Sr., of Cookeville, Tenn., Bobby James of Hardy and Pat Adams of ?Midwest City, Okla.; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Jailee Michelle Tyson (08/08/07)
Jailee Michelle Tyson was born July 25, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain?Home. She weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces. She was welcomed home by her parents Lacee Roper and Jr. Jyson of Mammoth Spring. Maternal grandparents are Cindy and Terry Beeson and Stan James...
Jewell M. Hutchison (08/08/07)
Jewell M. Hutchison, 99, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 3, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 11, 1908, at Cave City, the daughter of the late Ben and Jessie Flora Hutchinson. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church...
Wanda Williams (08/08/07)
Wanda Williams, 83, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, in Cave City. She was born July 4, 1924, at Lafe, Ark., the daughter of Jonathan Riley Mann and Sarah Either Mann. She was employd at American Greeting Card Corporation and retired after 27 years of service...
Ralph King Jackson (08/08/07)
Ralph King Jackson was born June 13, 1923, in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Benjamin F. Jackson and Emma Matilda Vogan Jackson. He died July 29, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 84. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II. While serving his country, he earned the rank of Technician Fourth Grade and received numerous awards and citations for service rendered...
Leslie Brian Woods (08/08/07)
Leslie Brian Woods, 28, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 31, 1979, in Salem,?Ark., and died Aug. 1, 2007, near Ravenden Springs, Ark. Survivors include: his wife, Tonya Woods; two daughters, Kailia and Melany, all of the home; his parents, Charles and Victoria Woods of Many Springs, Mo.; one brother, Christopher Woods of Thayer, Mo.; one sister, Kyle Campitti of Pittsburg, Kan.; two grandmothers, Erma Woods of ?Many Springs, Mo. ...
Delbert Wayne Hughes (08/08/07)
Delbert Wayne ?Hughes died at his home in Koshkonong, Mo., on July 24, 2007, at 80 years of age. He was born Aug. 6, 1926, in Grape Creek, Ill., as the seventh of eight children. Mr. Hughes was married to Virginia Iola Eckel on June 24, 1944, in Danville, Ill. The couple had five daughters. He was a veteran of World War II and served honorably in the U.S. Navy as Seaman First Class aboard the U.S.S. Benjamin Franklin in the North Atlantic, prior to transfer to the U.S.S. Charles Schribner...
Michael W. Hoffmann (08/08/07)
Michael W. Hoffmann, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 1, 2007, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 18, 1930, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of Emil Hoffmann Sr. and Catherine (Pfeiffer) Hoffmann. He was married to Margaret "Marge" (Kalkbrenner) Hoff-mann. ...
Alvie "A.C." McClaran (08/08/07)
Alvie Cecil "A.C." McClaran, 74, of Wirth, Ark., died Aug. 4, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Dec. 20, 1932, in Franklin, Tenn., son of Robert Mitchell McClaran and Lottie Mae (Sherrill) McClaran. He was united in marriage to Holly Fiaschetti on April 9, 1956, in Vancouver, Wash. ...
Neva Blanche Arnold (08/08/07)
Neva Blanche Arnold, 91, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 4, 1915, on a homestead in Union County, New Mexico to Johnathan Earl Perigo and Annaliza Urton-Perrigo and died Aug. 1, 2007, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage to Clentis Glee Arnold on Aug. 7, 1935, and to this union three daughters were born...
Nina Maxine Secrease (08/08/07)
Nina Maxine Secrease, of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Royal Douglas and Flora Ida (Hays)?Nash, was born Dec. 9, 1922, in Oil Trough, Ark. She died July 30, 2007, at her home in Camp, Ark., at the age of 84. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She worked in housekeeping at the Fulton County Hospital for 33 years. Maxine was a member of the Salem Pentecostal Church of God...
Lottie Mae Koenig (08/08/07)
Lottie Mae Koenig was born the daughter of Edward Clark and Vinnie Cody Clark on May 19, 1927, in Thayer, Mo., and died July 31, 2007, in Trenton, Mo., at the age of 80. She was united in marriage in January of 1952, to George Koenig, who preceded her in death...
Michael Lloyd Pickett (08/08/07)
Michael Lloyd Pickett, 53, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., formerly of West Memphis, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Dec. 1, 1953, in Dallas, Texas, the son of Russell and Eleanor (Smith)?Pickett. He was a member of the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Horseshoe Bend...
Wanda Williams (08/08/07)
Wanda Williams, 83, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, in Cave City, Ark. She was born July 4, 1924, at Lafe, Ark., the son of Jonathan Riley Mann and Sarah Either Mann. She was employed at American Greeting Card Corporation and retired after 27 years of service. ...
Presley Ann Ruth Adams (08/08/07)
Presley Ann Ruth Adams, age 5 weeks and 4 days, died July 28, 2007. Survivors include: her parents, Beau Adams and Sherry Jones; her brother, Tristan Adams; her grandparents, Anita and Gary Cox of Wilson, Ariz., Sherri and Jody Adams of Hardy, and Morgan Jones of Millington, Tenn.; her great-grandparents, Bill and Nadeane Vaughn of Wilson, Ark., Geoff and Barbara Honeybun of Mathiston, Miss., Morgan James Sr., of Cookeville, Tenn., Bobby James of Hardy and Pat Adams of Midwest City, Okla.; and many other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by: her great-grandparents, Betty Jones, Perry James and Joe Adams.Funeral services were held Aug. ...
Michael W. Hoffmann (08/08/07)
Michael W. Hoffmann, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 18, 1930, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of Emil Hoffmann Sr. and Catherine (Pfeiffer) Hoffmann.He was married to Margaret "Marge" (Kalkbrenner) Hoffmann. ...
Michael Lloyd Pickett (08/08/07)
Mitchell Lloyd Pickett, 53, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., formerly of West Memphis, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Dec. 1, 1953, in Dallas, Texas, the son of Russell and Eleanor (Smith) Pickett. He was a member of the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Horseshoe Bend. ...
Jewell M. Hutchison (08/08/07)
Jewell M. Hutchison, 99, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 3, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 11, 1908, at Cave City, the daughter of the late Walter Ben and Jessie Flora Hutchinson. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church.Survivors include: one son, Raymond Hutchison of Cave City; three daughters, Della Perkey and Oretha Perkey both of Cave City and Ruthel Shirley of St. ...
Alvie "A.C." McClaran (08/08/07)
Alvie Cecil "A.C." McClaran, 74, of Wirth, Ark., died Aug. 4, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Dec. 20, 1932, in Franklin, Tenn., the son of Robert Mitchell McClaran and Lottie Mae (Sherrill) McClaran.He was united in marriage to Holly Fiaschetti on April 9, 1956, in Vancouver, Wash. ...
John-Paul Weldin (08/08/07)
John Weldin and Ashley Hood of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, John-Paul Weldin. He was born at 2:02 a.m. July 28, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches long. His sibling is Seirria, 3. Grandparents are John and Sandra Weldin of Alton...
Jadyen Sage Allen (08/08/07)
Jadyen Sage Allen was born July 26, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She is the daughter of Mike and Sharlet Allen of Thayer. Her siblings are Jordan Seth, 12, and Mikayla Shae, 7. Maternal grandparents are Vernon and Jane Putman of Mammoth Spring, Ark...
Kiley Jordyn Moss (08/08/07)
Kyle and Kanesha Moss announce the birth of their daughter, Kiley Jordyn Moss, born July 11, 2007, at 6:33 p.m., at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, Ark. She weighed 10 pounds and 5 ounces. Her grandparents are Steve and Ronda Moss of Glencoe and Diana and Adel Ibraham of Fort Smith, Ark...
Janie Suzanne Davis (08/08/07)
Mark and Beth Ann Davis of Mountain View are the parents of a baby girl, Janie Suzanne. She was born at 8:27 a.m. Aug. 1, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. Her sibling is Robert, age 3...
Taelor Linn McKenzie Parsley (08/08/07)
Jamie Parsley of Thayer is the mother of a baby girl, Taelor Linn McKenzie Parsley. She was born at 10:34 a.m. July 25, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Her siblings are Hunter Cole Parsley, 4, Arieonnia Skylar Marciel Heavin, 19 months...
Janie Suzanne Davis (08/08/07)
Mark and Beth Ann Davis of Mountain View are the parents of a baby girl, Janie Suzanne. She was born at 8:27 a.m. Aug. 1, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. Her sibling is Robert, age 3...
Kiley Jordyn Moss (08/08/07)
Kyle and Kanesha Moss announce the birth of their daughter, Kiley Jordyn Moss, born July 11, 2007, at 6:33 p.m., at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, Ark. She weighed 10 pounds and 5 ounces. Her grandparents are Steve and Ronda Moss of Glencoe and Diana and Adel Ibraham of Fort Smith, Ark...
Jadyen Sage Allen (08/08/07)
Jadyen Sage Allen was born July 26, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She is the daughter of Mike and Sharlet Allen of Thayer. Her siblings are Jordan Seth, 12, and Mikayla Shae, 7. Maternal grandparents are Vernon and Jane Putman of Mammoth Spring, Ark...
Taelor Linn McKenzie Parsley (08/08/07)
Jamie Parsley of Thayer is the mother of a baby girl, Taelor Linn McKenzie Parsley. She was born at 10:34 a.m. July 25, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Her siblings are Hunter Cole Parsley, 4, Arieonnia Skylar Marciel Heavin, 19 months...
John-Paul Weldin (08/08/07)
John Weldin and Ashley Hood of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, John-Paul Weldin. He was born at 2:02 a.m. July 28, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches long. His sibling is Seirria, 3. Grandparents are John and Sandra Weldin of Alton...
Bowles married 50 years (08/08/07)
Mary Anne Stratton and Walter Bowles were high school sweethearts. They met after a Veterans' Day Parade in 1955 in Indianapolis, Ind. Walt was Thomas Carr Howe High Schools' first ROTC?Battalion Commander in 1955 and 1956. Mary Anne Stratton was on the girls' drill team. When they arrived back at the school, Mary Anne had missed her ride home. The commandant of the ROTC unit requested that Walt should escort Mary Anne to her home and as the old saying goes "that's all she wrote."...
Bowles married 50 years (08/08/07)
Mary Anne Stratton and Walter Bowles were high school sweethearts. They met after a Veterans' Day Parade in 1955 in Indianapolis, Ind. Walt was Thomas Carr Howe High Schools' first ROTC?Battalion Commander in 1955 and 1956. Mary Anne Stratton was on the girls' drill team. When they arrived back at the school, Mary Anne had missed her ride home. The commandant of the ROTC unit requested that Walt should escort Mary Anne to her home and as the old saying goes "that's all she wrote."...
Murdock -- Bennett (08/08/07)
Tricia Gayle Murdock of Gatewood, Mo., and Derrick James Bennett of Myrtle announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Tricia graduated from Couch High school in 2004 and is currently attending Three Rivers Community College for a degree in nursing. She is currently employed at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center...
Johnson -- Young (08/08/07)
Don and Lorraine Johnson and Chuck and Donna Young announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Kimberley Johnson and Charles Young Jr. The wedding will take place Aug. 17 at Salem Church of Christ at 7 p.m. All family and friend are invited to attend...
Francis -- Hale (08/08/07)
Rick Francis of Marshfield, Mo., and Mrs. Tara Glenn of Ash Grove, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kindra Lanae Francis, to Charles Douglas Hale. Charles Hale is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Hale of West Plains, Mo. Kindra, the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Belongy of Thayer, Mo., and Mrs. Ruth Francis of West Plains, is a graduate of Missouri State University School of Nursing in West ?Plains. She is employed as an RN?with St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo...
Murdock -- Bennett (08/08/07)
Tricia Gayle Murdock of Gatewood, Mo., and Derrick James Bennett of Myrtle announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Tricia graduated from Couch High school in 2004 and is currently attending Three Rivers Community College for a degree in nursing. She is currently employed at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center...
Johnson -- Young (08/08/07)
Don and Lorraine Johnson and Chuck and Donna Young announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Kimberley Johnson and Charles Young Jr. The wedding will take place Aug. 17 at Salem Church of Christ at 7 p.m. All family and friend are invited to attend...
Francis -- Hale (08/08/07)
Rick Francis of Marshfield, Mo., and Mrs. Tara Glenn of Ash Grove, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kindra Lanae Francis, to Charles Douglas Hale. Charles Hale is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Hale of West Plains, Mo. Kindra, the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Belongy of Thayer, Mo., and Mrs. Ruth Francis of West Plains, is a graduate of Missouri State University School of Nursing in West ?Plains. She is employed as an RN?with St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo...
Honeycutts to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (08/08/07)
Eddie and Mary Jane Honeycutt of Thayer, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Alton Assembly of God Church, Alton. The event will be hosted by their children Randy and Debbie Honeycutt of Warrenton, Mo., Jeff and Terrie Honeycutt of Thayer, Mo., and Kevin and Julie Honeycutt of Siloam Springs, Ark...
Honeycutts to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (08/08/07)
Eddie and Mary Jane Honeycutt of Thayer, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Alton Assembly of God Church, Alton. The event will be hosted by their children Randy and Debbie Honeycutt of Warrenton, Mo., Jeff and Terrie Honeycutt of Thayer, Mo., and Kevin and Julie Honeycutt of Siloam Springs, Ark...
She said ... He said (08/08/07)
She Said ... He said I think mooches need to get a life. ... I think they have a life, it just consists of mooching. I think it's odd that the term "boob" refers to a stupid guy as well as a breast. ... I think it's odd that the term "b***h" refers to a stupid girl as well as a female dog...
My View (08/08/07)
We have had a lot of reaction about the sex offender articles and pictures. This week in our sister publication, The South Missourian News, we have printed the last of the sex offenders - for a while. I've learned that these offenders change their addresses often. Each time they do our law enforcement in Fulton, Sharp and Izard County as well as Oregon County, Mo., have an open invitation to publize that information in Areawide Media's publications...
August 10 (08/08/07)
Anyone born between July 23 and August 22 is a Leo. Leos are proud, masterful, dramatic, generous, warm, tireless workers and natural leaders. High on confidence and low on humility. Your best friend or worst enemy. August 10 is my birthday. The following incidents took place on August 10 in the corresponding year...
Boss-B-Gone (08/08/07)
Boss-B-Gone Hey you! Yeah you, the one reading the newspaper when you should be working. Has the boss been too hard on you lately? Been blaming you for things that weren't your fault? Maybe gave you that extra work because they are too lazy to do it themselves? You know, it sure would be nice if they appreciated you every once in a while! You slave away at your job day-in and day-out, and for what? A pay check? A pay check that's a little light for the work you have been doing! Well, guess what -- Now your problems are over with Boss-B-Gone! A new, inventive way to handle that measly boss once and for all and it is as simple as one easy step -- Quit! "But how will I live?" you ask. ...