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Stories from Thursday, August 16, 2007

Escapee caught while hitchhiking (08/16/07)
A 22-year-old Sharp County Jail trustee who walked off while working outside the jail Aug. 6 was found in Batesville Aug. 10. Independence County Sgt. John Furgason noticed Brandon Larson trying to hitchhike south on Highway 167 by the White River bridge just before noon Friday, said Captain Bill Lindsey of the Independence County Sheriff's Office. Furgason, who was in an unmarked police car, stopped and offered Larson a ride...
Police looking for Arsonist (08/16/07)
Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said he is on the lookout for a man thought to have deliberately set fire to his own vehicle. Seth Johnson, 30, allegedly conspired with Larry Joe Herring, who has been arrested on similar charges, to burn his Chevrolet truck, Lawrence said. Since the warrant was issued for his arrest, Johnson has been running from authorities...
Teaching our children how to be safe (08/16/07)
It's a tough subject -- but it's a subject parents must talk with their children about. Education and awareness are the main factors in preventing child sexual abuse. Most parents teach their children about strangers -- don't talk to a stranger, don't get in a car with a stranger, and don't go anywhere with a stranger. Teaching a child what to do if a stranger tries to harm them -- scream, yell, run to safety -- are things children absolutely have to know...
County bridges not on check list (08/16/07)
JMISSOURI -- As requested by Gov. Matt Blunt, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is inspecting a number of state bridges similar in design to the deck arch truss bridge that collapsed two weeks ago in Minnesota. None of the bridges due to be inspected are in the southern region of the state...
Tanker spill stops traffic for hours (08/16/07)
The Environmental Protection Agency cleaned up a chemical spill on Highway 63 in Hardy Aug. 10. A 2003 Peterbilt tractor was traveling north pulling a tanker full of diesel when the load shifted while merging onto Highway 63 north from the Hardy bypass north of McDonald's, said Trooper Seth Higginbottom of the Arkansas State Police...
Budget too small for bridge repair (08/16/07)
In the wake of the tragic bridge collapse in Minnesota Aug. 1, local officials are working to ensure individuals of the safety of our county bridges. According to an article published by the Associated Press, approximately eight percent of the 12,398 bridges in Arkansas -- 963 -- are deemed structurally deficient by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. Of those structures 629 are county bridges...
Tickets issued during checkpoint (08/16/07)
THAYER -- Thayer Police Chief Frank Bernard said the sobriety checkpoint held Aug. 3 and 4 was a success. This was a widespread effort that included Phelps, Texas and Howell Counties and U.S. 63 that runs through the city of Thayer. The police chief said in all, 86 vehicles were stopped and several arrests were made...
Council hires new police officer (08/16/07)
THAYER -- The Thayer City Council met in a work/study session Aug. 9 at Thayer City Hall. All council members, Joe Barbee, Steve Alford, Mike Harber and Junior Brewer were present as well as Mayor Merle Williams. The council voted unanimously to hire Darren Sorrell as a new Thayer City Police officer...
Schools get ready for students (08/16/07)
The heat soars into triple digits as two-a-days begin. A 150-sheet pack of loose leaf paper is purchased for 35 cents. Families go on last minute weekend getaways -- one last hurrah to commemorate the waning summer. It's all a sign of the times; school is here...
Wreck (08/16/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire Viola First Responders help Myrtle Still, 67, of Mountain Home out of her vehicle after it overturned around 3:15 p.m. Aug. 8. Still was westbound on Highway 62 in Viola when she lost control of her 1996 Ford 350 pickup that ran off the north side of the highway and traveled a 150 feet before striking a tree and coming to rest on its side, according to Arkansas Trooper Ronnie Stewart. ...
Taming the blaze ... (08/16/07)
Photo by Jessica Goff A Salem firefighter readies himself to tame the blaze as smoke billows from the window of a Salem residence owned by Laura Hancock Aug. 9. An electrical short in the attic fan is believed to be the cause of the fire.
Commission to discuss reopening the Narrows (08/16/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- In the near future the Oregon County Commission will meet with Mark Twain National Forest Ranger Tim Bond and District Ranger Ronnie Raum to discuss re-opening the Narrows for the public. The Narrows is a river access located north of Myrtle just off Highway 142 East on the Eleven Point River...
Weather siren grants issued (08/16/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Two communities in the county have received grants to purchase early-warning weather siren systems. U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced last week that Alton will receive $18,175 and Koshkonong will receive $10, 875. Alton has a population of 620 and Koshkonong's population is just over 200...
Alton Fire Department ... Working together for the community (08/16/07)
ALTON -- Samuel Barton has served as Alton city and rural fire chief since January 2006. The Alton City Council governs both fire departments. Barton said the rural fire department covers a fairly wide area around the Alton city limits. "We travel north on Highway 19 about eight miles past Greer. We go six or seven miles out P highway and to the south we go out E Highway and A highway nine or 10 miles. To the west our coverage area goes almost to Thomasville," Barton said...
Finding a simpler way of life (08/16/07)
She never really intended to write the news; it just kind of fell in her lap, said Linda Pool, the Morriston community correspondent. "But there was no one to do it, and I?love messing around on the computer. So it just happened," she said. In 1990 after living in California for 32 years where Pool raised goats, and her husband Albert worked with sheet metal, Pool said they retired and decided they needed a simpler way of life. ...
Escapee caught while hitchhiking (08/16/07)
A 22-year-old Sharp County Jail trustee who walked off while working outside the jail Aug. 6 was found in Batesville Aug. 10. Independence County Sgt. John Furgason noticed Brandon Larson trying to hitchhike south on Highway 167 by the White River bridge just before noon Friday, said Captain Bill Lindsey of the Independence County Sheriff's Office. Furgason, who was in an unmarked police car, stopped and offered Larson a ride...
Police looking for Arsonist (08/16/07)
Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said he is on the lookout for a man thought to have deliberately set fire to his own vehicle. Seth Johnson, 30, allegedly conspired with Larry Joe Herring, who has been arrested on similar charges, to burn his Chevrolet truck, Lawrence said. Since the warrant was issued for his arrest, Johnson has been running from authorities...
Teaching our children how to be safe (08/16/07)
It's a tough subject -- but it's a subject parents must talk with their children about. Education and awareness are the main factors in preventing child sexual abuse. Most parents teach their children about strangers -- don't talk to a stranger, don't get in a car with a stranger, and don't go anywhere with a stranger. Teaching a child what to do if a stranger tries to harm them -- scream, yell, run to safety -- are things children absolutely have to know...
Tanker spill stops traffic for hours (08/16/07)
The Environmental Protection Agency cleaned up a chemical spill on Highway 63 in Hardy Aug. 10. A 2003 Peterbilt tractor was traveling north pulling a tanker full of diesel when the load shifted while merging onto Highway 63 north from the Hardy bypass north of McDonald's, said Trooper Seth Higginbottom of the Arkansas State Police...
County bridges not on check list (08/16/07)
JMISSOURI -- As requested by Gov. Matt Blunt, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is inspecting a number of state bridges similar in design to the deck arch truss bridge that collapsed two weeks ago in Minnesota. None of the bridges due to be inspected are in the southern region of the state...
Council hires new police officer (08/16/07)
THAYER -- The Thayer City Council met in a work/study session Aug. 9 at Thayer City Hall. All council members, Joe Barbee, Steve Alford, Mike Harber and Junior Brewer were present as well as Mayor Merle Williams. The council voted unanimously to hire Darren Sorrell as a new Thayer City Police officer...
Wreck (08/16/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire Viola First Responders help Myrtle Still, 67, of Mountain Home out of her vehicle after it overturned around 3:15 p.m. Aug. 8. Still was westbound on Highway 62 in Viola when she lost control of her 1996 Ford 350 pickup that ran off the north side of the highway and traveled a 150 feet before striking a tree and coming to rest on its side, according to Arkansas Trooper Ronnie Stewart. ...
Taming the blaze ... (08/16/07)
Photo by Jessica Goff A Salem firefighter readies himself to tame the blaze as smoke billows from the window of a Salem residence owned by Laura Hancock Aug. 9. An electrical short in the attic fan is believed to be the cause of the fire.
Commission to discuss reopening the Narrows (08/16/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- In the near future the Oregon County Commission will meet with Mark Twain National Forest Ranger Tim Bond and District Ranger Ronnie Raum to discuss re-opening the Narrows for the public. The Narrows is a river access located north of Myrtle just off Highway 142 East on the Eleven Point River...
Tickets issued during checkpoint (08/16/07)
THAYER -- Thayer Police Chief Frank Bernard said the sobriety checkpoint held Aug. 3 and 4 was a success. This was a widespread effort that included Phelps, Texas and Howell Counties and U.S. 63 that runs through the city of Thayer. The police chief said in all, 86 vehicles were stopped and several arrests were made...
Weather siren grants issued (08/16/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- Two communities in the county have received grants to purchase early-warning weather siren systems. U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced last week that Alton will receive $18,175 and Koshkonong will receive $10, 875. Alton has a population of 620 and Koshkonong's population is just over 200...
Schools get ready for students (08/16/07)
The heat soars into triple digits as two-a-days begin. A 150-sheet pack of loose leaf paper is purchased for 35 cents. Families go on last minute weekend getaways -- one last hurrah to commemorate the waning summer. It's all a sign of the times; school is here...
Alton Fire Department ... Working together for the community (08/16/07)
ALTON -- Samuel Barton has served as Alton city and rural fire chief since January 2006. The Alton City Council governs both fire departments. Barton said the rural fire department covers a fairly wide area around the Alton city limits. "We travel north on Highway 19 about eight miles past Greer. We go six or seven miles out P highway and to the south we go out E Highway and A highway nine or 10 miles. To the west our coverage area goes almost to Thomasville," Barton said...
Finding a simpler way of life (08/16/07)
She never really intended to write the news; it just kind of fell in her lap, said Linda Pool, the Morriston community correspondent. "But there was no one to do it, and I?love messing around on the computer. So it just happened," she said. In 1990 after living in California for 32 years where Pool raised goats, and her husband Albert worked with sheet metal, Pool said they retired and decided they needed a simpler way of life. ...
Budget too small for bridge repair (08/16/07)
In the wake of the tragic bridge collapse in Minnesota Aug. 1, local officials are working to ensure individuals of the safety of our county bridges. According to an article published by the Associated Press, approximately eight percent of the 12,398 bridges in Arkansas -- 963 -- are deemed structurally deficient by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. Of those structures 629 are county bridges...
Reunion to be held (08/16/07)
The Mammoth Spring High School Alumni Class of 1987 will hold a 20 year reunion breakfast at Riverbend Restaurant located at 80 Main Street in Mammoth Spring, Ark., Saturday, Sept. 1 at 9 a.m. Alumni are asked to RSVP to one of the following: Joy Taylor Underwood at 870-625-7219, Jennifer Todd Sims at 417-280-6162 or Michelle Jones Simms 417-280-6300...
Reunion to be held (08/16/07)
The Mammoth Spring High School Alumni Class of 1987 will hold a 20 year reunion breakfast at Riverbend Restaurant located at 80 Main Street in Mammoth Spring, Ark., Saturday, Sept. 1 at 9 a.m. Alumni are asked to RSVP to one of the following: Joy Taylor Underwood at 870-625-7219, Jennifer Todd Sims at 417-280-6162 or Michelle Jones Simms 417-280-6300...
Apply Sept. 1 for waterfowl hunting reservations (08/16/07)
Hunters who hope to pursue ducks or geese on wetland areas managed by the Missouri Department of Conservation should mark Sept. 1 on their calendars. That is when applications open for the lottery to assign hunting reservations at 15 conservation areas...
Cooper helps Lady Katz open strong (08/16/07)
Melbourne freshman Maggie Cooper made her way onto the high-school golfing scene in a big way, winning medalist honors twice as the Lady Bearkatz pushed past the Izard County Consolidated Lady Cougars in a pair of season-opening matches last week. Cooper carded a 9-over 46 Aug. 7 at Turkey Mountain Golf Course in Horseshoe Bend to tie for medalist honors with ICC's Rachel Harmon...
Winners of 2007 Greyhound Classic announced (08/16/07)
The 2007 Greyhound Classic Golf Tournament was held Aug. 4 at Turkey Mountain Golf Course in Horseshoe Bend. The annual event is a fundraiser for athletics and cheerleading at Salem High School. Results are as follows: Championship Flight 1. Rick Fowler and Mark Holley; 60...
Quail restoration garners national acclaim (08/16/07)
Calling the Missouri Department of Conservation "a strong leader in natural resource management," Quail Unlimited (QU) and the Southeast Quail Study Group recently honored the agency's multi-faceted, long-term effort to restore bobwhite quail populations...
Quail restoration garners national acclaim (08/16/07)
Calling the Missouri Department of Conservation "a strong leader in natural resource management," Quail Unlimited (QU) and the Southeast Quail Study Group recently honored the agency's multi-faceted, long-term effort to restore bobwhite quail populations...
Quail restoration garners national acclaim (08/16/07)
Calling the Missouri Department of Conservation "a strong leader in natural resource management," Quail Unlimited (QU) and the Southeast Quail Study Group recently honored the agency's multi-faceted, long-term effort to restore bobwhite quail populations...
Apply Sept. 1 for waterfowl hunting reservations (08/16/07)
Hunters who hope to pursue ducks or geese on wetland areas managed by the Missouri Department of Conservation should mark Sept. 1 on their calendars. That is when applications open for the lottery to assign hunting reservations at 15 conservation areas...
Cooper helps Lady Katz open strong (08/16/07)
Melbourne freshman Maggie Cooper made her way onto the high-school golfing scene in a big way, winning medalist honors twice as the Lady Bearkatz pushed past the Izard County Consolidated Lady Cougars in a pair of season-opening matches last week. Cooper carded a 9-over 46 Aug. 7 at Turkey Mountain Golf Course in Horseshoe Bend to tie for medalist honors with ICC's Rachel Harmon...
Quail restoration garners national acclaim (08/16/07)
Calling the Missouri Department of Conservation "a strong leader in natural resource management," Quail Unlimited (QU) and the Southeast Quail Study Group recently honored the agency's multi-faceted, long-term effort to restore bobwhite quail populations...
Winners of 2007 Greyhound Classic announced (08/16/07)
The 2007 Greyhound Classic Golf Tournament was held Aug. 4 at Turkey Mountain Golf Course in Horseshoe Bend. The annual event is a fundraiser for athletics and cheerleading at Salem High School. Results are as follows: Championship Flight 1. Rick Fowler and Mark Holley; 60...
Ernest Nicholson (08/16/07)
Ernest Theodore Nicholson, 90, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Oct. 17, 1916, in Saddle ?Ark. and died Aug. 5, 2007, at Siloam Springs, Ark. Ernest was a lifelong resident of Fulton County, Ark., until he joined the CES and helped build bridges and fight forest fires in Idaho and worked in the wheat harvest in Iowa...
Mary Louise Ferguson (08/16/07)
Mary Louise Ferguson, of Oxford, Ark., daughter of the late O.A. Fulbright and Mary Ernestine Saffell Fulbright was born on June 7, 1929, in Barren Fork, Ark. She died Aug. 10, 2007, at her home in Oxford, at the age of 78. She was united in marriage to Coy Derrell Ferguson on Oct. 31, 1947, in Dover, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Maye E. Gilbert (08/16/07)
Maye E. Gilbert, of Mountain Home, Ark., daughter of the late Isaac Dawson and Nancy Crowder Dawson, was born Feb. 17, 1915, at Lanton, Mo. She died Aug. 10, 2007, at the Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Ralph ?Horn in 1939 at West Plains, Mo. He preceded her in death and she married Ira Gilbert in 1984 at Mammoth Spring...
Dale Warren Toot (08/16/07)
Dale Warren Toot was born Sept. 7, 1921, the son of Claude Toot and Edna Ingraham Toot in Laredo, Mo. He died Aug. 3, 2007, in Texarkana, Texas, at the age of 85. He was united in marriage in 1941, at Trenton, Mo., to Florence Losey, who preceded him in death. He was united in marriage Aug. 5, 1950 at Salem,?Ark., to Clyda Faye Tyree, who preceded him in death Dec. 27, 2006...
Misty Dawn Kelley (08/16/07)
Misty Dawn Kelley, age 34, of Lebanon, Mo., was born March 23, 1973, in Rockford, Ill. She died Aug. 10, 2007, at her home. Survivors include: her husband, Ronald Kelley; two children, Jessica Kelley and ?Ronald Kelley Jr., all of the home in Lebanon, Mo.; her adoptive mother, Donna Cook of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; three brothers, Phillip Ward and Jim West, both of Ashland,?Mo., and Danny Cook of Indiana; one sister, Cheryl Brown of Lebanon, Mo., and numerous other relatives and friends...
Michael Pickett (08/16/07)
A memorial service was held for Michael Pickett Aug. 11 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Horse-shoe Bend, Ark., with Father Wayne Pelkey officiating. Inurnment followed at the Columnbarium at St. Stephen's. Arrangements were by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel...
Robert Paul Suffling (08/16/07)
Robert Paul Suffling, 58, of Hardy, Ark., died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at the VA?Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. He was born Dec. 30, 1948, in Tennessee, the son of Ernest and Dorothy Suffling. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He owned and operated his own business, "The Cleanup Guys," He was a member of the Lucy Baptist Church in Millington, Tenn., and was also a member of the local American Legion. ...
Ruth A. Zeigler (08/16/07)
Ruth A. Zeigler, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Vester and Anna (Moore)?Williams, was born on May 11, 1924, at Agnos, Ark. She died Aug. 9, 2007, at the UAMS?Hospital in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 83. She was united in marriage to Lowell Edward Zeigler on Aug. 1, 1942, at Agnos, Ark., and to this union two children were born...
Payton Dewayne Lovell (08/16/07)
Payton Dewayne Lovell, of Harrisburg, Ark., died Sunday, July 29, 2007, at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 33. He was born June 30, 1974, in Wynne, Ark., the son of Don Lovell and Linda Peifer Lovell. Payton worked in the Facilities Management Department for ASU for the past 12 years...
Joanna Adams (08/16/07)
Jimmie ?Joanna Pruett Adams, 75, of West Plains, Mo., died at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, in West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains. She was born Sept. 2, 1931, in Hocomo, Mo., the daughter of the late John Vernon and Nannie May Fare Pruett. She graduated from the Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield, Mo., with the class of 1948...
Mary Lou Hicks (08/16/07)
Mary Lou Hicks, 86, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Samuel Walter and Nora Eletha (Harrison) Harrison, was born Oct. 17, 1920, in Kedron, Ark. She died Aug. 6, 2007, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark. Mary Lou was married to Charles B. Hicks on Jan. 13, 1941, at Little Rock, Ark. She worked as a supervisor for Battelstein's Department Store and was a member of the St. James United Methodist Church in Little Rock...
Dale Warren Toot (08/16/07)
Dale Warren Toot was born Sept. 7, 1921, the son of Claude Toot and Edna Ingraham Toot in Laredo, Mo. He died Aug. 3, 2007, in Texarkana, Texas, at the age of 85. He was united in marriage in 1941, at Trenton, Mo., to Florence Losey, who preceded him in death. He was united in marriage Aug. 5, 1950 at Salem,?Ark., to Clyda Faye Tyree, who preceded him in death Dec. 27, 2006...
Mary Lou Hicks (08/16/07)
Mary Lou Hicks, 86, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Samuel Walter and Nora Eletha (Harrison) Harrison, was born Oct. 17, 1920, in Kedron, Ark. She died Aug. 6, 2007, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark. Mary Lou was married to Charles B. Hicks on Jan. 13, 1941, at Little Rock, Ark. She worked as a supervisor for Battelstein's Department Store and was a member of the St. James United Methodist Church in Little Rock...
Mary Louise Ferguson (08/16/07)
Mary Louise Ferguson, of Oxford, Ark., daughter of the late O.A. Fulbright and Mary Ernestine Saffell Fulbright was born on June 7, 1929, in Barren Fork, Ark. She died Aug. 10, 2007, at her home in Oxford, at the age of 78. She was united in marriage to Coy Derrell Ferguson on Oct. 31, 1947, in Dover, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Joanna Adams (08/16/07)
Jimmie ?Joanna Pruett Adams, 75, of West Plains, Mo., died at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, in West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains. She was born Sept. 2, 1931, in Hocomo, Mo., the daughter of the late John Vernon and Nannie May Fare Pruett. She graduated from the Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield, Mo., with the class of 1948...
Maye E. Gilbert (08/16/07)
Maye E. Gilbert, of Mountain Home, Ark., daughter of the late Isaac Dawson and Nancy Crowder Dawson, was born Feb. 17, 1915, at Lanton, Mo. She died Aug. 10, 2007, at the Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Ralph ?Horn in 1939 at West Plains, Mo. He preceded her in death and she married Ira Gilbert in 1984 at Mammoth Spring...
Misty Dawn Kelley (08/16/07)
Misty Dawn Kelley, age 34, of Lebanon, Mo., was born March 23, 1973, in Rockford, Ill. She died Aug. 10, 2007, at her home. Survivors include: her husband, Ronald Kelley; two children, Jessica Kelley and ?Ronald Kelley Jr., all of the home in Lebanon, Mo.; her adoptive mother, Donna Cook of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; three brothers, Phillip Ward and Jim West, both of Ashland,?Mo., and Danny Cook of Indiana; one sister, Cheryl Brown of Lebanon, Mo., and numerous other relatives and friends...
Michael Pickett (08/16/07)
A memorial service was held for Michael Pickett Aug. 11 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Horse-shoe Bend, Ark., with Father Wayne Pelkey officiating. Inurnment followed at the Columnbarium at St. Stephen's. Arrangements were by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel...
Robert Paul Suffling (08/16/07)
Robert Paul Suffling, 58, of Hardy, Ark., died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at the VA?Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. He was born Dec. 30, 1948, in Tennessee, the son of Ernest and Dorothy Suffling. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He owned and operated his own business, "The Cleanup Guys," He was a member of the Lucy Baptist Church in Millington, Tenn., and was also a member of the local American Legion. ...
Ernest Nicholson (08/16/07)
Ernest Theodore Nicholson, 90, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Oct. 17, 1916, in Saddle ?Ark. and died Aug. 5, 2007, at Siloam Springs, Ark. Ernest was a lifelong resident of Fulton County, Ark., until he joined the CES and helped build bridges and fight forest fires in Idaho and worked in the wheat harvest in Iowa...
Payton Dewayne Lovell (08/16/07)
Payton Dewayne Lovell, of Harrisburg, Ark., died Sunday, July 29, 2007, at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 33. He was born June 30, 1974, in Wynne, Ark., the son of Don Lovell and Linda Peifer Lovell. Payton worked in the Facilities Management Department for ASU for the past 12 years...
Ruth A. Zeigler (08/16/07)
Ruth A. Zeigler, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Vester and Anna (Moore)?Williams, was born on May 11, 1924, at Agnos, Ark. She died Aug. 9, 2007, at the UAMS?Hospital in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 83. She was united in marriage to Lowell Edward Zeigler on Aug. 1, 1942, at Agnos, Ark., and to this union two children were born...
Robert Paul Suffling (08/16/07)
Robert Paul Suffling, 58, of Hardy, Ark., died Aug. 11, 2007, at the VA Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. He was born Dec. 30, 1948, in Tennessee, the son of Ernest and Dorothy Suffling. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He owned and operated his own business, "The Cleanup Guys," He was a member of the Lucy Baptist Church in Millington, Tenn., and was also a member of the local American Legion. ...
Patsy Pinkston Hannum (08/16/07)
Patsy Pinkston Hannum of Fort Wayne, Ind., died Aug. 9, 2007. She was born in Cave City and was a 1953 graduate of Cave City High School. She is survived by: her sisters, Grace Sade and Evelyn Brincefield, both of Indiana.She was preceded in death by: a sister, Virginia Ballard; and a brother, Jerry Pinkston. Arrangements are under the direction of D.O. McComb and Sons Foster Park Funeral Home...
Mary Lou Hicks (08/16/07)
Mary Lou Hicks, 86, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Samuel Walter and Nora Eletha (Harrison) Harrison, was born Oct. 17, 1920, in Kedron, Ark. She died Aug. 6, 2007, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark. Mary Lou was married to Charles B. ...
Betti J. MacElroy (08/16/07)
Bettie J. MacElroy nee Gorham, 87, of Belleville, Ill., died Aug. 8, 2007, at Kenneth Hall Regional Hospital in E. St. Louis, Ill. She was born Oct. 24, 1919, in Caldwell, New Jersey. She was preceded in death by: her Husband, William R. MacElroy; her parents, Clarence F. ...
Aubrie Paige Eubank (08/16/07)
Jason and Breanna Eubank of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Aubrie Paige. She was born at 8:59 p.m. Aug. 3, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Rocky and Brenda Good of Alton and Linda Seymour and Clarence Seymour, both of Thayer...
Aubrie Paige Eubank (08/16/07)
Jason and Breanna Eubank of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Aubrie Paige. She was born at 8:59 p.m. Aug. 3, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Rocky and Brenda Good of Alton and Linda Seymour and Clarence Seymour, both of Thayer...
Washam -- Van Winkle (08/16/07)
Edwin Washam of Mammoth Spring, Ark. and Stannie and Scott Kimble of Keller, Texas announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittani Washam to Larmon VanWinkle, Jr. of Conway, Ark. Washam is the granddaughter of Edd and Rosemary Washam of Mammoth Spring and the late Luke Haney and Odessa Haney of Mammoth Spring...
Evans -- Hobbs (08/16/07)
Kurt and Nancy Evans of Hardy, Ark., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Myranda Lynn Evans to James Michael Hobbs, son of Jerry and Sharon Hobbs of Puxico, Mo., and Donna James of Cherokee Village, Ark. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Otho and Dorothy Evans of Hardy and the late Hubert and Margaret Cypret. The prospective groom is the grandson of Dean and Hasseltine Hobbs of Horseshoe Bend and Ola James of Pocahontas and the late Dewell James...
Sisco -- Solimine (08/16/07)
Matt Billingsley, Melissa Sisco and Brian Shackelford of Cherokee Village, Ark., would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shawna RayAnn Sisco to Ross Evan Solimine. Ross is the son of James Karr and Shorlynn Morris of Agnos and Richard Solimine of Mountain Home...
Washam -- Van Winkle (08/16/07)
Edwin Washam of Mammoth Spring, Ark. and Stannie and Scott Kimble of Keller, Texas announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittani Washam to Larmon VanWinkle, Jr. of Conway, Ark. Washam is the granddaughter of Edd and Rosemary Washam of Mammoth Spring and the late Luke Haney and Odessa Haney of Mammoth Spring...
Evans -- Hobbs (08/16/07)
Kurt and Nancy Evans of Hardy, Ark., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Myranda Lynn Evans to James Michael Hobbs, son of Jerry and Sharon Hobbs of Puxico, Mo., and Donna James of Cherokee Village, Ark. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Otho and Dorothy Evans of Hardy and the late Hubert and Margaret Cypret. The prospective groom is the grandson of Dean and Hasseltine Hobbs of Horseshoe Bend and Ola James of Pocahontas and the late Dewell James...
Sisco -- Solimine (08/16/07)
Matt Billingsley, Melissa Sisco and Brian Shackelford of Cherokee Village, Ark., would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shawna RayAnn Sisco to Ross Evan Solimine. Ross is the son of James Karr and Shorlynn Morris of Agnos and Richard Solimine of Mountain Home...
Strausers married 50 years (08/16/07)
The children of Leroy and Lillian (Abney) Strauser, James Romine, Brenda Cherry and Patricia Gicla, will honor their parents as they celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 8, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Camp Volunteer Fire Department in Camp, Ark. They were married on Sept. 5, 1957 at Mammoth Spring, Ark. by Charles Wooldridge...
Strausers married 50 years (08/16/07)
The children of Leroy and Lillian (Abney) Strauser, James Romine, Brenda Cherry and Patricia Gicla, will honor their parents as they celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 8, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Camp Volunteer Fire Department in Camp, Ark. They were married on Sept. 5, 1957 at Mammoth Spring, Ark. by Charles Wooldridge...
She Said ... He Said (08/16/07)
She Said ... He said I think 80s hair bands produced some of the best music ever. ... I think the 80s produced the worst hair styles ever. I think my wallet screams at me every time I open it. ... I think if you had me stuffed in a purse all day I'd scream too...
Bret Burquest MY VIEW (08/16/07)
Mystical Numbers In 1982, when I was living in Los Angeles, I went to bed several hours early one night, at about 9 p.m. I was sleeping soundly when all of a sudden I awoke and sat upright as if lifted by an invisible giant hand. My head turned to the left, as if it were compelled by some unknown force, until I was staring at my digital clock...
Bret Burquest MY VIEW (08/16/07)
Mystical Numbers In 1982, when I was living in Los Angeles, I went to bed several hours early one night, at about 9 p.m. I was sleeping soundly when all of a sudden I awoke and sat upright as if lifted by an invisible giant hand. My head turned to the left, as if it were compelled by some unknown force, until I was staring at my digital clock...
She Said ... He Said (08/16/07)
She Said ... He said I think 80s hair bands produced some of the best music ever. ... I think the 80s produced the worst hair styles ever. I think my wallet screams at me every time I open it. ... I think if you had me stuffed in a purse all day I'd scream too...