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Stories from Tuesday, October 2, 2007

It's a long way from Vietnam (10/02/07)
For a teenage girl who hales from a city of nine million, places as small as Viola, Ark., weren't even on her radar. That changed Aug. 9 when Quynh Phueng "Polly" Nguyen, 17, of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was greeted by her surrogate parents for the next 10 months, Bob and Helen Rogers...
Columbia Flooring changes hands, adds workers (10/02/07)
At a time when plant closings and layoffs are an everyday occurance, a local manufacturing plant is expanding its workforce, proving that good management and a quality product leads to success. Columbia Flooring in Melbourne has a new cooperate owner, a new plant manager and a new third shift which has created 75 additional jobs for the area...
Drug dog tips off authorities at prison checkpoint (10/02/07)
An Ozark, Ark., man was arrested when he was found in possession of marijuana and methamphetamine near the Arkansas Department of Correction in Calico Rock Sept. 30. James K. Fisher, 43, was arrested after Izard County Deputy Gabe Sanders was tipped off by a drug dog at a prison checkpoint, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Court proceedings at Alton (10/02/07)
ALTON -- A Dec. 5 preliminary hearing date was given to a West Plains woman charged with felony stealing and burglary last week. Rebecca L. Davies, 38, appeared in Oregon County Associate Court before Judge David Dunlap. In a probable cause statement from the Oregon County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Alton Police Chief Rusty Warren said Davies is accused of breaking into the home of Tosha Hollis at 801 P Highway near Alton and stealing a gold ring and other jewelry, shirts, CDs a stereo and other items.. ...
Council approves liquor license (10/02/07)
THAYER -- The Thayer City Council met in regular session Sept. 18 at Thayer City Hall. The council approved a request from Bullseye Convenience Store for a liquor license for Cox Oil Company. They also approved a request from Thayer resident Jim Hart to set off fireworks at Thayer High School Homecoming activities...
Health department eligible for grant (10/02/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Health Department is among 84 health departments in the state eligible for a share of $13 million in grants. According to a news release from the Missouri Foundation for Health, the money will be available by the end of the year although the exact amount the department will receive is not known. Grants can range between $58,000 and $2 million...
National VP visits Alton FFA (10/02/07)
ALTON -- The Alton Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter had a special guest visit their chapter Sept. 26. Jennifer Himburg, FFA Southern Region national vice president, was in Alton for the Area 16 Leadership Conference and took time out to address the Alton FFA Chapter...
Drug money seized (10/02/07)
The routine traffic stop of a Baxter County man by Izard County authorities led to the discovery of methamphetamine and the confiscation of over $6,000 in drug money Sept. 24. Jimmy Pyle, 58, of Gassville was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, a class Y felony, said Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Cave City teen dies in wreck at Batesville (10/02/07)
The Cave City community is mourning the loss of 18-year-old Steven Lionel Lopez. Lopez, a senior at Cave City High School, died Sept. 21 in a three-vehicle wreck in Batesville. "He was a great kid," said Cave City Superintendent Steve Green. "He was really quiet and really reserved. Lionel was a kind person and just a good friend."...
Bates charged in burglary (10/02/07)
ALTON -- An Alton man has been arrested and charged with felony burglary and felony stealing. Officers with the Oregon County Sheriff's Department arrested Travis H. Bates, 22, Sept. 27. He posted a $4,900 bond and is scheduled to be in Oregon County Court Oct. 10...
Thayer announces homecoming court (10/02/07)
THAYER -- Thayer High School Homecoming and Thayer Alumni activities will be held a little earlier this year. The homecoming parade will start the activities with the parade down Chestnut Street. Parade line-up will be at 1:30. Anyone wishing to participate in the parade should call Valerie Pitts or Rhonda Simpson at the high school at 264-7261...
Brown sentenced (10/02/07)
ALTON -- An Alton woman who tried to hire someone to kill her husband was sentenced Sept. 25 to seven years and three months in federal prison. According to a press release issued by the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Kari J. Brown, 37, will not be eligible for parole under the sentence...
Whoa! buddy (10/02/07)
A man who claimed to be riding to Colorado on horseback is now having his room and board paid for courtesy of the Sharp County Jail. Everett Baird is being held pending theft of property charges from Sharp County. Sharp County Deputy Jermey Qualls was notified Sept. 29 that a man on horseback stole a computer and jewelry from a home on Highway 63 where he had stayed the night...
Daze Gone By (10/02/07)
Photo by Jan Thompson Janet Underwood spins wool every year at Yester Daze. More photos from Yester Daze can be found on page 6A.
This is Great (10/02/07)
Photo by Jessica Goff Carson Osborne, 3, son of Kim Baldwin of Salem, Braden Himschoot, 3, son of Michael and Amanda Himschoot of Ash Flat and Jaron Burrow, 3, son of Troy and Jessica Burrow of Glencoe, enjoy a beautiful day outside, Sept. 28. All three boys attend Early Horizons Child Development Center...
No bingo at VFW (10/02/07)
Bingo! won't be yelled in Salem anytime soon -- at least not at the VFW building. VFW Vice Commander Charles Nelson says the new regulations require a lot more than the local organization wants to get into. "We're just a little organization," Nelson said. "In order for us to hold weekly bingo we'd need a lot more help. Everything has to be done by volunteers and the record keeping the state requires is a little overwhelming."...
Kosh man dies in wreck (10/02/07)
KOSHKONONG -- A Koshkonong man was killed in a two vehicle accident near Alton Sept. 27 at 5:45 p.m. According to a report from Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, dead is Gerald Andrews. Trooper J.C. Howell said Andrews, 77, was driving a 900 Kubota Mule east on Route P, six miles west of Alton, when he was struck in the rear by a 2004 Dodge pickup truck driven by Frank Hentz, 35, of Mammoth Spring...
Salem Woman Dies (10/02/07)
Photo by Salem Fire Chief Heath Everett These decimated remains are all that is left after a one-vehicle wreck that occurred about three miles east of Salem along Highway 62 Sept. 29. Icapheen Martin, 73, of Salem was pronounced dead after police and emergency personnel found her 1988 Chevrolet crumpled against a tree around 1:10 p.m. ...
Drug dog tips off authorities at prison checkpoint (10/02/07)
An Ozark, Ark., man was arrested when he was found in possession of marijuana and methamphetamine near the Arkansas Department of Correction in Calico Rock Sept. 30. James K. Fisher, 43, was arrested after Izard County Deputy Gabe Sanders was tipped off by a drug dog at a prison checkpoint, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Council approves liquor license (10/02/07)
THAYER -- The Thayer City Council met in regular session Sept. 18 at Thayer City Hall. The council approved a request from Bullseye Convenience Store for a liquor license for Cox Oil Company. They also approved a request from Thayer resident Jim Hart to set off fireworks at Thayer High School Homecoming activities...
Health department eligible for grant (10/02/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Health Department is among 84 health departments in the state eligible for a share of $13 million in grants. According to a news release from the Missouri Foundation for Health, the money will be available by the end of the year although the exact amount the department will receive is not known. Grants can range between $58,000 and $2 million...
National VP visits Alton FFA (10/02/07)
ALTON -- The Alton Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter had a special guest visit their chapter Sept. 26. Jennifer Himburg, FFA Southern Region national vice president, was in Alton for the Area 16 Leadership Conference and took time out to address the Alton FFA Chapter...
Cave City teen dies in wreck at Batesville (10/02/07)
The Cave City community is mourning the loss of 18-year-old Steven Lionel Lopez. Lopez, a senior at Cave City High School, died Sept. 21 in a three-vehicle wreck in Batesville. "He was a great kid," said Cave City Superintendent Steve Green. "He was really quiet and really reserved. Lionel was a kind person and just a good friend."...
Drug money seized (10/02/07)
The routine traffic stop of a Baxter County man by Izard County authorities led to the discovery of methamphetamine and the confiscation of over $6,000 in drug money Sept. 24. Jimmy Pyle, 58, of Gassville was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, a class Y felony, said Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Columbia Flooring changes hands, adds workers (10/02/07)
At a time when plant closings and layoffs are an everyday occurance, a local manufacturing plant is expanding its workforce, proving that good management and a quality product leads to success. Columbia Flooring in Melbourne has a new cooperate owner, a new plant manager and a new third shift which has created 75 additional jobs for the area...
Court proceedings at Alton (10/02/07)
ALTON -- A Dec. 5 preliminary hearing date was given to a West Plains woman charged with felony stealing and burglary last week. Rebecca L. Davies, 38, appeared in Oregon County Associate Court before Judge David Dunlap. In a probable cause statement from the Oregon County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Alton Police Chief Rusty Warren said Davies is accused of breaking into the home of Tosha Hollis at 801 P Highway near Alton and stealing a gold ring and other jewelry, shirts, CDs a stereo and other items.. ...
This is Great (10/02/07)
Photo by Jessica Goff Carson Osborne, 3, son of Kim Baldwin of Salem, Braden Himschoot, 3, son of Michael and Amanda Himschoot of Ash Flat and Jaron Burrow, 3, son of Troy and Jessica Burrow of Glencoe, enjoy a beautiful day outside, Sept. 28. All three boys attend Early Horizons Child Development Center...
Thayer announces homecoming court (10/02/07)
THAYER -- Thayer High School Homecoming and Thayer Alumni activities will be held a little earlier this year. The homecoming parade will start the activities with the parade down Chestnut Street. Parade line-up will be at 1:30. Anyone wishing to participate in the parade should call Valerie Pitts or Rhonda Simpson at the high school at 264-7261...
Whoa! buddy (10/02/07)
A man who claimed to be riding to Colorado on horseback is now having his room and board paid for courtesy of the Sharp County Jail. Everett Baird is being held pending theft of property charges from Sharp County. Sharp County Deputy Jermey Qualls was notified Sept. 29 that a man on horseback stole a computer and jewelry from a home on Highway 63 where he had stayed the night...
Brown sentenced (10/02/07)
ALTON -- An Alton woman who tried to hire someone to kill her husband was sentenced Sept. 25 to seven years and three months in federal prison. According to a press release issued by the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Kari J. Brown, 37, will not be eligible for parole under the sentence...
It's a long way from Vietnam (10/02/07)
For a teenage girl who hales from a city of nine million, places as small as Viola, Ark., weren't even on her radar. That changed Aug. 9 when Quynh Phueng "Polly" Nguyen, 17, of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was greeted by her surrogate parents for the next 10 months, Bob and Helen Rogers...
Daze Gone By (10/02/07)
Photo by Jan Thompson Janet Underwood spins wool every year at Yester Daze. More photos from Yester Daze can be found on page 6A.
Bates charged in burglary (10/02/07)
ALTON -- An Alton man has been arrested and charged with felony burglary and felony stealing. Officers with the Oregon County Sheriff's Department arrested Travis H. Bates, 22, Sept. 27. He posted a $4,900 bond and is scheduled to be in Oregon County Court Oct. 10...
No bingo at VFW (10/02/07)
Bingo! won't be yelled in Salem anytime soon -- at least not at the VFW building. VFW Vice Commander Charles Nelson says the new regulations require a lot more than the local organization wants to get into. "We're just a little organization," Nelson said. "In order for us to hold weekly bingo we'd need a lot more help. Everything has to be done by volunteers and the record keeping the state requires is a little overwhelming."...
Kosh man dies in wreck (10/02/07)
KOSHKONONG -- A Koshkonong man was killed in a two vehicle accident near Alton Sept. 27 at 5:45 p.m. According to a report from Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, dead is Gerald Andrews. Trooper J.C. Howell said Andrews, 77, was driving a 900 Kubota Mule east on Route P, six miles west of Alton, when he was struck in the rear by a 2004 Dodge pickup truck driven by Frank Hentz, 35, of Mammoth Spring...
Salem Woman Dies (10/02/07)
Photo by Salem Fire Chief Heath Everett These decimated remains are all that is left after a one-vehicle wreck that occurred about three miles east of Salem along Highway 62 Sept. 29. Icapheen Martin, 73, of Salem was pronounced dead after police and emergency personnel found her 1988 Chevrolet crumpled against a tree around 1:10 p.m. ...
Missouri Mother of the year nominations being accepted (10/02/07)
Residents of Oregon County or neighboring states that have a mother that lives in Missouri now have the opportunity to honor their mother in a special way. The Missouri Mothers Association of American Mothers is conducting a search for a mother who will be selected as the Missouri Mother of the Year 2008. ...
Salem First Assembly welcomes new pastor (10/02/07)
Pastors Kenn and Elizabeth DeShane recently accepted the position of pastor of First Assembly of God Church in Salem. "We as a church family would like to say how happy we are to have them. They are truly dedicated to the church and to the community in spreading the gospel and sharing God's love," a spokesman said...
Party slated for Ellison (10/02/07)
The family of Albert (Bud) Ellison invite family and friends to help celebrate his 85th birthday, Sunday, Oct. 14, with a drop in party from 2-4 p.m. at the Mammoth Spring State Park Pavilion. No gifts are requested. If unable to attend, cards may be sent to: Albert (Bud) Ellison, 68 N. Fairview Rd., Mammoth Spring, AR 72554...
Reunions (10/02/07)
Thayer Class of 1977 The Thayer Class of 1977 will hold their 30-year reunion Oct. 5 and 6. Classmates will gather at 2 p.m. in front of Harvey Allen's Law Office for the homecoming parade. Later that evening the class will attend the homecoming game and crowning at Louis Bozman Field...
Roberts to celebrate 95th birthday (10/02/07)
A 95th birthday celebration will be held for Lovel Roberts on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 2-5 p.m. at the BB Fire Station on county road 225, one-fourth of a mile off of Highway 160. The celebration will be given by his large family. No gifts please, but cards will be enjoyed...
Businger makes donation to Legacy Hospice (10/02/07)
Ted Businger of Salem recently made a $3,500 donation to Legacy Hospice of North Arkansas. Businger, 87, has been receiving hospice services from legacy since March of this year. "Legacy came into my life at a time when I needed them the most because of my terminal illness," Businger said. ...
Businger makes donation to Legacy Hospice (10/02/07)
Ted Businger of Salem recently made a $3,500 donation to Legacy Hospice of North Arkansas. Businger, 87, has been receiving hospice services from legacy since March of this year. "Legacy came into my life at a time when I needed them the most because of my terminal illness," Businger said. ...
Party slated for Ellison (10/02/07)
The family of Albert (Bud) Ellison invite family and friends to help celebrate his 85th birthday, Sunday, Oct. 14, with a drop in party from 2-4 p.m. at the Mammoth Spring State Park Pavilion. No gifts are requested. If unable to attend, cards may be sent to: Albert (Bud) Ellison, 68 N. Fairview Rd., Mammoth Spring, AR 72554...
Roberts to celebrate 95th birthday (10/02/07)
A 95th birthday celebration will be held for Lovel Roberts on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 2-5 p.m. at the BB Fire Station on county road 225, one-fourth of a mile off of Highway 160. The celebration will be given by his large family. No gifts please, but cards will be enjoyed...
Salem First Assembly welcomes new pastor (10/02/07)
Pastors Kenn and Elizabeth DeShane recently accepted the position of pastor of First Assembly of God Church in Salem. "We as a church family would like to say how happy we are to have them. They are truly dedicated to the church and to the community in spreading the gospel and sharing God's love," a spokesman said...
Missouri Mother of the year nominations being accepted (10/02/07)
Residents of Oregon County or neighboring states that have a mother that lives in Missouri now have the opportunity to honor their mother in a special way. The Missouri Mothers Association of American Mothers is conducting a search for a mother who will be selected as the Missouri Mother of the Year 2008. ...
Reunions (10/02/07)
Thayer Class of 1977 The Thayer Class of 1977 will hold their 30-year reunion Oct. 5 and 6. Classmates will gather at 2 p.m. in front of Harvey Allen's Law Office for the homecoming parade. Later that evening the class will attend the homecoming game and crowning at Louis Bozman Field...
Ka-blooey! (10/02/07)
It wasn't going to happen again. No way, no how. Not this year. One year ago, the Thayer Bobcats were looking to snap a two-game losing streak when they traveled to The Pit to take on the Cabool Bulldogs in week five. By all rights, the Cats probably should have won that game, but Thayer missed all three of its extra-point trys, falling to Cabool 23-20 in heartbreakingly-close fashion, part of a four-game road losing streak for the Bobcats...
Lady Greyhounds third in state (10/02/07)
The Salem Lady Greyhounds wrapped up an outstanding 2007 golf season by finishing third in the Class 3A State Tournament Sept. 24 at Conway Country Club. This after the Lady Hounds had captured the district and regional tournament titles earlier in the month...
Panthers first to the W (10/02/07)
The difference between the Salem Greyhounds and Yellville-Summit Panthers was paper-thin on Sept. 28. Both football squads are fairly young, with a number of sophomores playing key roles on both sides of the pigskin for both squads. Heading into their 2-3A clash at Panther Stadium in week five, both teams had given up a touch over 35 points a game during the first four weeks of the season, while on offense, each team had been putting up about eight points per game during that same stretch...
Ka-blooey! (10/02/07)
It wasn't going to happen again. No way, no how. Not this year. One year ago, the Thayer Bobcats were looking to snap a two-game losing streak when they traveled to The Pit to take on the Cabool Bulldogs in week five. By all rights, the Cats probably should have won that game, but Thayer missed all three of its extra-point trys, falling to Cabool 23-20 in heartbreakingly-close fashion, part of a four-game road losing streak for the Bobcats...
Lady Greyhounds third in state (10/02/07)
The Salem Lady Greyhounds wrapped up an outstanding 2007 golf season by finishing third in the Class 3A State Tournament Sept. 24 at Conway Country Club. This after the Lady Hounds had captured the district and regional tournament titles earlier in the month...
Panthers first to the W (10/02/07)
The difference between the Salem Greyhounds and Yellville-Summit Panthers was paper-thin on Sept. 28. Both football squads are fairly young, with a number of sophomores playing key roles on both sides of the pigskin for both squads. Heading into their 2-3A clash at Panther Stadium in week five, both teams had given up a touch over 35 points a game during the first four weeks of the season, while on offense, each team had been putting up about eight points per game during that same stretch...
Rodney Gene Johnson (10/02/07)
Rodney Gene Johnson, 36, of Mount Vernon, Mo., was born June 17, 1971, in Tulsa, Okla., the son of Frank Johnson and Loviena Johnson. He died Sept. 21, 2007, at his home. Johnson was a 1990 graduate of the Alton High School and was employed by Drury University where he was named employee of the month in 2006. He also had his own custodial business, which he took great pride in...
Icapheen Martin (10/02/07)
Icapheen Martin, of Salem, daughter of the late Marion Gilbreath and Eliza Martin Gilbreath, was born Dec. 2, 1933, in Pease Valley, Ark. She died Sept. 29, 2007, at Salem at the age of 73. She was united in marriage to Arnold Martin on Feb. 21, 1953, in Salem. To this union three children were born...
Jeffie Ray Gillihan (10/02/07)
Jeffie Ray Gillihan, 80, of Melbourne, Ark., died Sept. 27, 2007, at his home. He was born Jan. 2, 1927, the son of Arkas Eler Zar and Alice Janie Neel Gillihan in Lunenburg. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II; was a former member of the Melbourne School Board, Melbourne City Council, Ozark Mountain Music Makers and was a vice chairman of the Melbourne Housing Authority Board of Commis-sioners. ...
Edna McCandlis (10/02/07)
Edna McCandlis, 93, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Edward Ezekiel Marchant and Lucy Lavenia Rand Marchant, was born Dec. 24, 1913, in Calico Rock, Ark. She died Sept. 25, 2007, at the Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain?Home. She was united in marriage to Floyd John McCandlis on Feb. 25, 1936, at Wild Cherry Ark. To this union three children were born...
Roscoe Simmons (10/02/07)
Roscoe Lawrence Simmons was born the son of Ocea Simmons and Almeda Johnson Simmons on July 6, 1934, in Alton, Mo., and died Sept. 28, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 73. He was united in marriage Sept. 15, 1962, at Alton to Joan ?Howell. He was a graduate of Alton High School with the class of 1952 and remained in close contact with his classmates throughout the years...
Harry A. England (10/02/07)
Harry A. England was born July 15, 1913, in Many Islands, Ark., and died Sept. 22, 2007, at his home near Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 94. He was a life-long livestock farmer and will be remembered as an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring...
Brooklyn Faith Cerutti (10/02/07)
Brooklyn Faith Cerutti, the daughter of Stephen D. Cerutti and Grace D. Kellett Cerutti was stillborn Sept. 23, 2007, in Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She is survived by: her parents, Stephen and Grace Cerutti of the home in Thayer, Mo.; her maternal grandparents, Woody and Sue Kellett; her paternal grandparents, Zack and Carolyn Cerutti; other relatives and a host of her parents' friends...
Douglas Roy Hahn (10/02/07)
Douglas Roy Hahn, 51, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 4, 1955, in Santa Barbara, Calif. He died Sept. 25, 2007, at his home. Survivors include: his wife, Darbi Hahn; his mother, Arley Miller; six children, Zachary Hahn, Andrea Mathis, Jason Hahn, Steven Hahn, Randall Mathis Jr., and Rachell ?Mathis all of Mammoth Spring; two grandchildren of Mammoth Spring; two brothers, Less and Jeff Hahn; and one sister, Kelly...
Thomas Leon Goetting (10/02/07)
Thomas Leon Goetting, of Rocky Mount, Mo., a former St. Charles County resident, was born July 28, 1933, at Wild Cherry, Ark. He died Sept. 25, 2007. He worked as a cost estimator for McDonnell Douglas for 34 years in St. Louis, Mo. He enjoyed scuba diving when he was younger as well as traveling and boating...
Marie Thomas (10/02/07)
~Born 8-6-1924 -- Died 9-12-2007 A memorial service for Marie Thomas will be held Thursday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. at Fountain Place in Cherokee Village.
Roscoe Simmons (10/02/07)
Roscoe Lawrence Simmons was born the son of Ocea Simmons and Almeda Johnson Simmons on July 6, 1934, in Alton, Mo., and died Sept. 28, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 73. He was united in marriage Sept. 15, 1962, at Alton to Joan ?Howell. He was a graduate of Alton High School with the class of 1952 and remained in close contact with his classmates throughout the years...
Edna McCandlis (10/02/07)
Edna McCandlis, 93, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Edward Ezekiel Marchant and Lucy Lavenia Rand Marchant, was born Dec. 24, 1913, in Calico Rock, Ark. She died Sept. 25, 2007, at the Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain?Home. She was united in marriage to Floyd John McCandlis on Feb. 25, 1936, at Wild Cherry Ark. To this union three children were born...
Douglas Roy Hahn (10/02/07)
Douglas Roy Hahn, 51, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 4, 1955, in Santa Barbara, Calif. He died Sept. 25, 2007, at his home. Survivors include: his wife, Darbi Hahn; his mother, Arley Miller; six children, Zachary Hahn, Andrea Mathis, Jason Hahn, Steven Hahn, Randall Mathis Jr., and Rachell ?Mathis all of Mammoth Spring; two grandchildren of Mammoth Spring; two brothers, Less and Jeff Hahn; and one sister, Kelly...
Jeffie Ray Gillihan (10/02/07)
Jeffie Ray Gillihan, 80, of Melbourne, Ark., died Sept. 27, 2007, at his home. He was born Jan. 2, 1927, the son of Arkas Eler Zar and Alice Janie Neel Gillihan in Lunenburg. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II; was a former member of the Melbourne School Board, Melbourne City Council, Ozark Mountain Music Makers and was a vice chairman of the Melbourne Housing Authority Board of Commis-sioners. ...
Marie Thomas (10/02/07)
~Born 8-6-1924 -- Died 9-12-2007 A memorial service for Marie Thomas will be held Thursday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. at Fountain Place in Cherokee Village.
Icapheen Martin (10/02/07)
Icapheen Martin, of Salem, daughter of the late Marion Gilbreath and Eliza Martin Gilbreath, was born Dec. 2, 1933, in Pease Valley, Ark. She died Sept. 29, 2007, at Salem at the age of 73. She was united in marriage to Arnold Martin on Feb. 21, 1953, in Salem. To this union three children were born...
Brooklyn Faith Cerutti (10/02/07)
Brooklyn Faith Cerutti, the daughter of Stephen D. Cerutti and Grace D. Kellett Cerutti was stillborn Sept. 23, 2007, in Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She is survived by: her parents, Stephen and Grace Cerutti of the home in Thayer, Mo.; her maternal grandparents, Woody and Sue Kellett; her paternal grandparents, Zack and Carolyn Cerutti; other relatives and a host of her parents' friends...
Thomas Leon Goetting (10/02/07)
Thomas Leon Goetting, of Rocky Mount, Mo., a former St. Charles County resident, was born July 28, 1933, at Wild Cherry, Ark. He died Sept. 25, 2007. He worked as a cost estimator for McDonnell Douglas for 34 years in St. Louis, Mo. He enjoyed scuba diving when he was younger as well as traveling and boating...
Harry A. England (10/02/07)
Harry A. England was born July 15, 1913, in Many Islands, Ark., and died Sept. 22, 2007, at his home near Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 94. He was a life-long livestock farmer and will be remembered as an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring...
Rodney Gene Johnson (10/02/07)
Rodney Gene Johnson, 36, of Mount Vernon, Mo., was born June 17, 1971, in Tulsa, Okla., the son of Frank Johnson and Loviena Johnson. He died Sept. 21, 2007, at his home. Johnson was a 1990 graduate of the Alton High School and was employed by Drury University where he was named employee of the month in 2006. He also had his own custodial business, which he took great pride in...
Marie Thomas (10/02/07)
A memorial service for Marie Thomas will be held Thursday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. at Fountain Place in Cherokee Village.
Joseph S. Mitchell (10/02/07)
Joseph S. Mitchell, 90, of Pensacola, Fla., died Friday, Sept. 21, 2007. Mitchell was a native of Thayer, Mo., but had been a resident of Pensacola for the past 50 years. He was of the Assembly of God Faith.Mitchell joined the Navy in 1936 and served during World War II and the Korean conflict retiring in 1959 after 23 years service. ...
Jeffie Ray Gillihan (10/02/07)
Jeffie Ray Gillihan, 80, of Melbourne, Ark., died Sept. 27, 2007, at his home. He was born Jan. 2, 1927, the son of Arkas Eler Zar and Alice Janie Neel Gillihan in Lunenburg. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II; was former member of the Melbourne School Board and the Melbourne City Council; was a member of the Ozark Mountain Music Makers and was a vice chairman of the Melbourne Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. ...
Icaphene Martin (10/02/07)
Icaphene Martin, of Salem, daughter of the late Marion Gilbreath and Eliza Martin Gilbreath, was born Dec. 2, 1933, in Pease Valley, Ark. She died Sept. 29, 2007, at Salem at the age of 73. She was united in marriage to Arnold Martin on Feb. 21, 1953, in Salem. ...
Harry A. England (10/02/07)
Harry A. England was born July 15, 1913, in Many Islands, Ark., and died Sept. 22, 2007, at his home near Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 94 years. He was a life-long livestock farmer and will be remembered as an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring, Ark.He is survived by: his wife, Alberta of the family home; three daughters, Larein Young and husband, Louis, Laverne Risner and husband, James, and Lajune Romans, all of Mammoth Spring; four grandsons, Harry Young and wife Shelia, Marty Young and wife Janet, Bryan Risner and wife, Niki, all of Mammoth Spring and Brent Risner amd wife Tina, of Myrtle, Mo.; two granddaughters, Lanae Young and Lanette Romans, both of Mammoth Spring; one step-granddaughter; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Orphis England and wife, Beulah of Hardy, Ark.; one sister, Carrie Minor of Louisville, Texas; one sister-in-law, Eula Mae England of Salem, Ark.; several nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by: his parents; one grandson, Bradley Allen Risner; one son-in-law, Glen Dale Romans; one brother, Ira T. ...
MaryElla Ruth Polston (10/02/07)
Jeff and Lisa Polston of Ash Flat are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, MaryElla Ruth Polston. She was born Sept. 1, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20.75 inches long. She was born at 5:10 p.m. Grandparents are Gene and Liz Neal of Salem and Gary and the late Doris Polston of Agnos...
Landon Wyatt Harper (10/02/07)
Jeremy and Terrah Harper of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Landon Wyatt. He was born at 7:13 p.m., Sept. 24, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Ernest and Kathleen Niermann and Jerry and Anita Harper, all of Thayer...
Emmalee Summer Baldridge (10/02/07)
Dennis and Jennifer Baldridge of Mammoth Spring are the parents of a baby girl, Emmalee Summer. She was born at 3:39 a.m. Sept. 24, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Mike and Kathy Rogers of Mammoth Spring; Frieda Hrodil of Pennsylvania and the late Paul Baldridge...
MaryElla Ruth Polston (10/02/07)
Jeff and Lisa Polston of Ash Flat are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, MaryElla Ruth Polston. She was born Sept. 1, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20.75 inches long. She was born at 5:10 p.m. Grandparents are Gene and Liz Neal of Salem and Gary and the late Doris Polston of Agnos...
Landon Wyatt Harper (10/02/07)
Jeremy and Terrah Harper of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Landon Wyatt. He was born at 7:13 p.m., Sept. 24, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Ernest and Kathleen Niermann and Jerry and Anita Harper, all of Thayer...
Emmalee Summer Baldridge (10/02/07)
Dennis and Jennifer Baldridge of Mammoth Spring are the parents of a baby girl, Emmalee Summer. She was born at 3:39 a.m. Sept. 24, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Mike and Kathy Rogers of Mammoth Spring; Frieda Hrodil of Pennsylvania and the late Paul Baldridge...
Your View (10/02/07)
The following are a few of the e-mails received at newsopinion@yahoo.com or posted on the comment portion of our Web site. E-mail information is on file at the Salem office. Physician's license suspended Dr. Kauffman is a brilliant physician. Without him I would not have been diagnosed with a condition that had me extremely isolated and without hope for a normal life...
Physician, Heal thyself (10/02/07)
Physician, Heal thyself Of all the stories we have published, the sex offender articles and pictures have received the most reader comment. We still receive e-mails and phone calls asking for copies of this paper. It was an article that made many realize how serious a problem that we, and every other rural area in America, have with sex offenders living in our neighborhoods...
He Said ... She Said (10/02/07)
He Said ... She Said I think that pink is still the old pink and black is still the old black. ... I think that pink is no longer a color but is instead a line of Victoria's Secret bras and panties, and black is better because the old black was a bit too grey...
Your View (10/02/07)
The following are a few of the e-mails received at newsopinion@yahoo.com or posted on the comment portion of our Web site. E-mail information is on file at the Salem office. Physician's license suspended Dr. Kauffman is a brilliant physician. Without him I would not have been diagnosed with a condition that had me extremely isolated and without hope for a normal life...
He Said ... She Said (10/02/07)
He Said ... She Said I think that pink is still the old pink and black is still the old black. ... I think that pink is no longer a color but is instead a line of Victoria's Secret bras and panties, and black is better because the old black was a bit too grey...
Physician, Heal thyself (10/02/07)
Physician, Heal thyself Of all the stories we have published, the sex offender articles and pictures have received the most reader comment. We still receive e-mails and phone calls asking for copies of this paper. It was an article that made many realize how serious a problem that we, and every other rural area in America, have with sex offenders living in our neighborhoods...