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Stories from Wednesday, October 17, 2007

A different kind (10/17/07)
One of the things I've learned in my 18 years as a hospice volunteer is that simple pleasures can be the best way for people to close the chapters of their lives. It's amazing to watch how a warm smile on the face of someone in their last days of life can help others understand their life had value. I've been a witness to this many times in my exposure to hospice patients, but it was never more evident than last week...
Thief on horseback charged (10/17/07)
A 25-year-old man riding through the area on horseback has now been formally charged with residential burglary and theft of property. Everett Glyn Baird of Morrow, Ohio, has been incarcerated in the Sharp County Jail since Sept. 29 for allegedly stealing a variety of items from a home near Williford...
Izard County deputies make arrests (10/17/07)
A routine traffic stop by an Izard County deputy led to the arrest of a Calico Rock man Oct. 12. Jesse C. "J.J." Carroll, 24, is awaiting formal felony charges after being caught in possession of drugs, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Hospitals participate in drill (10/17/07)
Area residents can rest assured in knowing that local hospitals are ready in the face of danger. Oct. 9, 86 hospitals statewide, including Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home and White River Medical Center in Batesville, participated in a drill that exercised how the facilities would respond in the face of a terrorist attack involving anthrax. ...
One student's idea (10/17/07)
Photo by Jan Thompson Former Mammoth Spring agriculture teacher Charles French presents agriculture instructor Denny Young and Dorothy Ashbrook with a plaque honoring her late son, Steven Vaughn, Oct. 11. Vaughn died last year while fishing in the Spring River. The death was ruled accidental. From left are, Ashbrook, French and Young...
Prison bound (10/17/07)
After a busy meeting of the Fulton County District Court on Columbus Day, three men will soon be heading to the Arkansas Department of Correction. Oct. 8 Samuel Noakes, Ronald Schumaker and Prentis Rupert were sentenced to serve time at the state prison in Calico Rock...
Juveniles charged (10/17/07)
It happened again -- but this time with a much better outcome. For the second time this year, Steve Perryman's taxidermy shop located along Highway 223 near Perryman's residence in Viola was broken into. This time though, the perpetrators have been caught. Oct. 6 officers with the Fulton County Police Department arrested two Viola juveniles who admitted to the theft...
School board puts FEMA project on temporary hold (10/17/07)
MYRTLE -- The Couch School Board met in regular session Oct. 8, at the school. A discussion was held about the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) building project. The board discussed the project specifications, costs and feasibility of the project. The FEMA project was put on hold for the time being...
Judge Evans says no to probation request (10/17/07)
ALTON -- Donald Ashford was in Oregon County Circuit Court Oct. 15 to appear before Judge David Evans. He was there to hear Judge Evans ruling regarding a request from the Missouri Department of Correction (MDC) asking that he be released on probation...
Hardwick to court in November on prostitution charges (10/17/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Mammoth Spring woman charged with three counts of prostitution pleaded not guilty in Mammoth Spring City Court Oct. 10. Mary F. Hardwick, 24, appeared before Mammoth Spring Municipal Judge William T. Hass. After reading the charges against her, Judge Hass asked the woman if she understood the charges and she said she did. She had also been charged with public intoxication and pleaded guilty to that charge also...
New alderman at Thayer (10/17/07)
At a special meeting of the Thayer City Council at 2 p.m. Oct. 8, Thayer Alderman Junior Brewer announced he would be resigning his position on the Thayer City Council. Mayor Merle Williams said Brewer had resigned due to health reasons. Williams said former Thayer Mayor Al Clark has been appointed to fill Brewer's position until the spring election in April...
Newspaper In Education (10/17/07)
Photo submitted Viola students in Justine Johnson's fifth grade class enjoy reading The News in their classroom Oct. 25. Reece Walker and Corby May catch up on the local goings on after finishing their 'familiar face' lesson featured in the newspaper...
Judge Evans says no to probation request (10/17/07)
ALTON -- Donald Ashford was in Oregon County Circuit Court Oct. 15 to appear before Judge David Evans. He was there to hear Judge Evans ruling regarding a request from the Missouri Department of Correction (MDC) asking that he be released on probation...
Hardwick to court in November on prostitution charges (10/17/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Mammoth Spring woman charged with three counts of prostitution pleaded not guilty in Mammoth Spring City Court Oct. 10. Mary F. Hardwick, 24, appeared before Mammoth Spring Municipal Judge William T. Hass. After reading the charges against her, Judge Hass asked the woman if she understood the charges and she said she did. She had also been charged with public intoxication and pleaded guilty to that charge also...
A different kind (10/17/07)
One of the things I've learned in my 18 years as a hospice volunteer is that simple pleasures can be the best way for people to close the chapters of their lives. It's amazing to watch how a warm smile on the face of someone in their last days of life can help others understand their life had value. I've been a witness to this many times in my exposure to hospice patients, but it was never more evident than last week...
One student's idea (10/17/07)
Photo by Jan Thompson Former Mammoth Spring agriculture teacher Charles French presents agriculture instructor Denny Young and Dorothy Ashbrook with a plaque honoring her late son, Steven Vaughn, Oct. 11. Vaughn died last year while fishing in the Spring River. The death was ruled accidental. From left are, Ashbrook, French and Young...
Hospitals participate in drill (10/17/07)
Area residents can rest assured in knowing that local hospitals are ready in the face of danger. Oct. 9, 86 hospitals statewide, including Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home and White River Medical Center in Batesville, participated in a drill that exercised how the facilities would respond in the face of a terrorist attack involving anthrax. ...
Izard County deputies make arrests (10/17/07)
A routine traffic stop by an Izard County deputy led to the arrest of a Calico Rock man Oct. 12. Jesse C. "J.J." Carroll, 24, is awaiting formal felony charges after being caught in possession of drugs, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Prison bound (10/17/07)
After a busy meeting of the Fulton County District Court on Columbus Day, three men will soon be heading to the Arkansas Department of Correction. Oct. 8 Samuel Noakes, Ronald Schumaker and Prentis Rupert were sentenced to serve time at the state prison in Calico Rock...
Thief on horseback charged (10/17/07)
A 25-year-old man riding through the area on horseback has now been formally charged with residential burglary and theft of property. Everett Glyn Baird of Morrow, Ohio, has been incarcerated in the Sharp County Jail since Sept. 29 for allegedly stealing a variety of items from a home near Williford...
School board puts FEMA project on temporary hold (10/17/07)
MYRTLE -- The Couch School Board met in regular session Oct. 8, at the school. A discussion was held about the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) building project. The board discussed the project specifications, costs and feasibility of the project. The FEMA project was put on hold for the time being...
Juveniles charged (10/17/07)
It happened again -- but this time with a much better outcome. For the second time this year, Steve Perryman's taxidermy shop located along Highway 223 near Perryman's residence in Viola was broken into. This time though, the perpetrators have been caught. Oct. 6 officers with the Fulton County Police Department arrested two Viola juveniles who admitted to the theft...
New alderman at Thayer (10/17/07)
At a special meeting of the Thayer City Council at 2 p.m. Oct. 8, Thayer Alderman Junior Brewer announced he would be resigning his position on the Thayer City Council. Mayor Merle Williams said Brewer had resigned due to health reasons. Williams said former Thayer Mayor Al Clark has been appointed to fill Brewer's position until the spring election in April...
Newspaper In Education (10/17/07)
Photo submitted Viola students in Justine Johnson's fifth grade class enjoy reading The News in their classroom Oct. 25. Reece Walker and Corby May catch up on the local goings on after finishing their 'familiar face' lesson featured in the newspaper...
Boddie completes training (10/17/07)
Army Spec. James A. Boddie has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Travis Boddie of Thayer, Mo. Boddie graduated in 2007 from Williams Baptist College, Walnut Ridge, Ark. During the nine weeks of training at Fort Jackson, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.. ...
Oktoberfest to be held (10/17/07)
The 11th annual Cherokee Village Oktoberfest will be held Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10-3 p.m. at the Town Center. Entertainment, German, music, contests, crafters, booths and food will be available throughout the day. Contestants are needed for the children's Halloween costume contest that will be held at 2 p.m. Contestants must be registered by 1:30 p.m...
Reunions (10/17/07)
The annual reunion of descendants of Ransom and Carrie (Birdsong) Moore and related families was held Saturday, Sept. 29 in the Orange Room of North Arkansas Electric Coop at Salem. There were 88 people in attendance. A potluck lunch was followed by introduction of those attending, picture-taking of all the families and much visiting. ...
Williams receives Wally Pittman scholarship (10/17/07)
During the first annual scholarship reception held this fall, Mary Lou Pittman, widow of the late Dr. Dan "Wally" Pittman, awarded the first scholarship in Pittman's honor to Tommy "Lynn" Williams of Hardy. Williams, who is a non-traditional student in his second year at Ozarka with a 4.0 grade point average, has plans to become a teacher...
Johnson to celebrate birthday (10/17/07)
The family of Tommy Johnson invites everyone to join him for his 80th birthday celebration on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 1-4 p.m. at the Mammoth Spring Fire Station. Refreshments will be served. Omission of gifts is requested.
Reunions (10/17/07)
The annual reunion of descendants of Ransom and Carrie (Birdsong) Moore and related families was held Saturday, Sept. 29 in the Orange Room of North Arkansas Electric Coop at Salem. There were 88 people in attendance. A potluck lunch was followed by introduction of those attending, picture-taking of all the families and much visiting. ...
Boddie completes training (10/17/07)
Army Spec. James A. Boddie has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Travis Boddie of Thayer, Mo. Boddie graduated in 2007 from Williams Baptist College, Walnut Ridge, Ark. During the nine weeks of training at Fort Jackson, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.. ...
Oktoberfest to be held (10/17/07)
The 11th annual Cherokee Village Oktoberfest will be held Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10-3 p.m. at the Town Center. Entertainment, German, music, contests, crafters, booths and food will be available throughout the day. Contestants are needed for the children's Halloween costume contest that will be held at 2 p.m. Contestants must be registered by 1:30 p.m...
Williams receives Wally Pittman scholarship (10/17/07)
During the first annual scholarship reception held this fall, Mary Lou Pittman, widow of the late Dr. Dan "Wally" Pittman, awarded the first scholarship in Pittman's honor to Tommy "Lynn" Williams of Hardy. Williams, who is a non-traditional student in his second year at Ozarka with a 4.0 grade point average, has plans to become a teacher...
Johnson to celebrate birthday (10/17/07)
The family of Tommy Johnson invites everyone to join him for his 80th birthday celebration on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 1-4 p.m. at the Mammoth Spring Fire Station. Refreshments will be served. Omission of gifts is requested.
Wildcats growlin' again (10/17/07)
You might say the Harding Academy Wildcats were a bit unhappy. And why wouldn't they be? After all, the Class 3A state finalists from a year ago had just absorbed a 52-15 thrashing at the hands of the Marshall Bobcats, a loss that was so lopsided that the Wildcats, who are the ones used to racking up such huge wins, actually felt what it was like to have the sportsmanship rule (a continually running clock in the second half when trailing by 35 or more points) invoked on themselves, for the first time in school history.. ...
Seven the hard way (10/17/07)
It may sound really old and really tired, but it's also really true. You don't know how good a football team is until it's faced with a serious dose of adversity. That being the case, it looks like the Thayer Bobcats are a good football team. The Cats got all the adversity they wanted and still managed to keep their season's mark perfect at 7-0 with a hard-fought 14-6 win over Willow Springs Oct. 12 on homecoming night at Palenski Field...
Wildcats growlin' again (10/17/07)
You might say the Harding Academy Wildcats were a bit unhappy. And why wouldn't they be? After all, the Class 3A state finalists from a year ago had just absorbed a 52-15 thrashing at the hands of the Marshall Bobcats, a loss that was so lopsided that the Wildcats, who are the ones used to racking up such huge wins, actually felt what it was like to have the sportsmanship rule (a continually running clock in the second half when trailing by 35 or more points) invoked on themselves, for the first time in school history.. ...
Seven the hard way (10/17/07)
It may sound really old and really tired, but it's also really true. You don't know how good a football team is until it's faced with a serious dose of adversity. That being the case, it looks like the Thayer Bobcats are a good football team. The Cats got all the adversity they wanted and still managed to keep their season's mark perfect at 7-0 with a hard-fought 14-6 win over Willow Springs Oct. 12 on homecoming night at Palenski Field...
John Mitchell Blaine (10/17/07)
John Mitchell Blaine, renowned local recording engineer, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007 due to heart disease. He was 60 years old. For over 30 years, Blaine retained a career in the St. Louis area working with numerous local and visiting classical music artists...
Millie Lorena Sams (10/17/07)
Millie Lorena Sams, daughter of the late Lee Oren Crowder and Lela Short Crowder, was born Nov. 29, 1923, in San Pedro, Calif. She died Sept. 23, 2007, at her home in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. at the age of 83. She was united in marriage to Dalton Clifford Sams. Millie spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She was of the Pentecostal faith...
Carrie Isabel Kerley (10/17/07)
Carrie Isabel Kerley, 88, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Bakersfield, Mo., she lived much of her life in the Bakersfield area before moving to Jonesboro 15 years ago. She was an elementary school teacher for several years and taught in Viola, Mammoth Spring and Bakersfield...
Gary Dewayne and Charlotte Ann Arnold (10/17/07)
Gary Dewayne Arnold of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born Feb. 12, 1956, in Lepanto, Ark. He died Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 51. Charlotte Ann (Bailey)?Arnold of Cherokee Village was born Sept. 29, 1956, in Marked Tree, Ark. She died Oct. 8, 2007, in Salem,?Ark., at the age of 51...
Delbert Eugene Withrow (10/17/07)
Delbert Eugene Withrow, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Otis and Iva Viola (Jackson) Withrow, was born Sept. 26, 1933, in Wayne County, Ill. He died Oct. 9, 2007, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem at the age of 74. He was united in marriage to Venita June Fenton on Aug. 9, 1998, at Wayne City, Ill. Delbert was a member of the Immanuel Southern Baptist Church and the American Legion...
Harold Justin Barnes (10/17/07)
Harold Justin Barnes, 78, of ?Highland, died Oct. 12, 2007, at his residence. He was born Oct. 11, 1929, in Omaha, Neb., the son of Harold Snowden Barnes and Irene Evelyn (Applegate) Barnes. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp and also of the United States Coast Guard. While in the U.S. Coast Guard he had worked as a lighthouse keeper. He worked many years as a carpenter before retiring...
Dorothy M. Hoyt (10/17/07)
Dorothy M. Hoyt, 90, of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, died July 18, 2007, at a local hospital after a brief illness. She was born Dec. 23, 1916, in Lake Geneva, Wis., the daughter of the late George and May (Stewart)?Mathison. She married Frank Hoyt on June 18, 1938, in Lake Geneva. He preceded her in death on Oct. 1, 2002, in Cherokee Village...
Murel Albert Morgan (10/17/07)
Murel Albert Morgan of Salem, Ark., son of the late Pearl Eagleton and Leola (Hurst) Morgan, was born Jan. 2, 1945, in Holly Grove, Ark. He died Oct. 9, 2007, at the St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 62. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was of the Baptist faith...
Raymond Vanderveen (10/17/07)
Raymond J. Vanderveen, the son of the late Neil and Erna (Moehring) Vanderveen, was born Feb. 3, 1921, in Melrose, Wis., and died Oct. 9, 2007, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 86. Survivors include: his wife, Marilyn of the home; one son, Rick Vanderveen of Wisconsin; one sister, Harriet Palkarin of Mexico; one step-son, Randy Denton of Thayer, Mo.; one step-daughter, Tiffany Baker of Thayer, Mo.; a niece, Linda Vanderveen of Florida; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
JoAnna Tetterton (10/17/07)
JoAnna Williams Tetterton, 76, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 5, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 5, 1931, in Lewistown, Penn., the daughter of George Henry and Eleanor Foster Williams. She considered herself a patriot of her country before being patriotic was the thing to be, because her husband and children all served in the armed services...
Nancy Jane Claxton (10/17/07)
Nancy Jane Claxton, 58, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 7, 2007, at Mountain?Home. She was born Dec. 4, 1948, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Wiley Tex and Rachel Eva (Lawson) Hix. She was a homemaker and a member of the Vine Street Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville...
Charles Edson (10/17/07)
Charles William Edson, 75, of Tacoma, Wash., (formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark.), was born Sept. 26, 1931, in Ravenden, Ark., and died June 15, 2007, in University Place, Wash. A graveside memorial service was held Oct. 16 at the Riverside Cemetery in Mammoth Spring...
Johnny?Baldridge (10/17/07)
Johnny Lamuel "Lem"?Baldridge, 73, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 11, 2007, at his residence. He was born Nov. 28, 1933, in Hardy, Ark., the son of Van Baldridge and Elizabeth "Elsie"?(Oaks) Baldridge. He was united in marriage to Mary Pilkinton on?Oct. 27, 1969, in Aurora, Ill. He worked many years in the timber industry before retiring. He loved to hunt and fish and loved his dogs. He was of the Baptist faith...
Barbara "Bea"?Frey (10/17/07)
Barbara Beatrice "Bea"?Frey, of Alton, Mo., was born July 21, 1919, in Myrtle, Mo. and died on Oct. 3, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West?Plains, Mo., at the age of 88. Survivors include: one son, Bob Frey and wife Donna, of West Plains; one brother, Lee "Red"?Crass and wife LouAnn of Loon Lake, Wash.; one niece, Debbie Crass of Richland, Wash.; one nephew, Dennis Crass and wife Lori of Kennewick, Wash.; a great-niece, Andrea Crass; a great nephew, Tanner Crass; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Artie Irene Rucker (10/17/07)
Artie Irene Rucker of Mammoth Spring, Ark., 77, daugher of the late John Bradford and Minnie Catheryn (Shands) Burrus was born Jan. 20, 1930, in Ash Flat, Ark. She died Oct. 7, 2007, at the Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton, Ark. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Guy Robert Mock (10/17/07)
Guy Robert Mock, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 16, 1955, in New Hampton, Iowa, and died Sept. 17, 2007, in Florida at the age of 52. He is survived by: two sons, Travis Mock and wife, Jolene of West Plains, Mo., and Dustin Mock of Alton, Mo.; one sister, Linda Zanatta of Bolivar, Mo.; one granddaughter, Jayden K. Mock; his step-mother, Imogene Mock of Alton, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Randall S. Adams (10/17/07)
Randall S. Adams, 45, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 11, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark., after a 15-month battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 2, 1961, in Rochester, N.Y., to Virginia Adams and the late Robert W. Adams. He was a semi-truck driver and a handyman. ...
Murel Albert Morgan (10/17/07)
Murel Albert Morgan of Salem, Ark., son of the late Pearl Eagleton and Leola (Hurst) Morgan, was born Jan. 2, 1945, in Holly Grove, Ark. He died Oct. 9, 2007, at the St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 62. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was of the Baptist faith...
Carrie Isabel Kerley (10/17/07)
Carrie Isabel Kerley, 88, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Bakersfield, Mo., she lived much of her life in the Bakersfield area before moving to Jonesboro 15 years ago. She was an elementary school teacher for several years and taught in Viola, Mammoth Spring and Bakersfield...
Randall S. Adams (10/17/07)
Randall S. Adams, 45, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 11, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark., after a 15-month battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 2, 1961, in Rochester, N.Y., to Virginia Adams and the late Robert W. Adams. He was a semi-truck driver and a handyman. ...
Millie Lorena Sams (10/17/07)
Millie Lorena Sams, daughter of the late Lee Oren Crowder and Lela Short Crowder, was born Nov. 29, 1923, in San Pedro, Calif. She died Sept. 23, 2007, at her home in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. at the age of 83. She was united in marriage to Dalton Clifford Sams. Millie spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She was of the Pentecostal faith...
Gary Dewayne and Charlotte Ann Arnold (10/17/07)
Gary Dewayne Arnold of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born Feb. 12, 1956, in Lepanto, Ark. He died Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 51. Charlotte Ann (Bailey)?Arnold of Cherokee Village was born Sept. 29, 1956, in Marked Tree, Ark. She died Oct. 8, 2007, in Salem,?Ark., at the age of 51...
JoAnna Tetterton (10/17/07)
JoAnna Williams Tetterton, 76, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 5, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 5, 1931, in Lewistown, Penn., the daughter of George Henry and Eleanor Foster Williams. She considered herself a patriot of her country before being patriotic was the thing to be, because her husband and children all served in the armed services...
Nancy Jane Claxton (10/17/07)
Nancy Jane Claxton, 58, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 7, 2007, at Mountain?Home. She was born Dec. 4, 1948, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Wiley Tex and Rachel Eva (Lawson) Hix. She was a homemaker and a member of the Vine Street Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville...
Dorothy M. Hoyt (10/17/07)
Dorothy M. Hoyt, 90, of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, died July 18, 2007, at a local hospital after a brief illness. She was born Dec. 23, 1916, in Lake Geneva, Wis., the daughter of the late George and May (Stewart)?Mathison. She married Frank Hoyt on June 18, 1938, in Lake Geneva. He preceded her in death on Oct. 1, 2002, in Cherokee Village...
Raymond Vanderveen (10/17/07)
Raymond J. Vanderveen, the son of the late Neil and Erna (Moehring) Vanderveen, was born Feb. 3, 1921, in Melrose, Wis., and died Oct. 9, 2007, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 86. Survivors include: his wife, Marilyn of the home; one son, Rick Vanderveen of Wisconsin; one sister, Harriet Palkarin of Mexico; one step-son, Randy Denton of Thayer, Mo.; one step-daughter, Tiffany Baker of Thayer, Mo.; a niece, Linda Vanderveen of Florida; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
John Mitchell Blaine (10/17/07)
John Mitchell Blaine, renowned local recording engineer, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007 due to heart disease. He was 60 years old. For over 30 years, Blaine retained a career in the St. Louis area working with numerous local and visiting classical music artists...
Charles Edson (10/17/07)
Charles William Edson, 75, of Tacoma, Wash., (formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark.), was born Sept. 26, 1931, in Ravenden, Ark., and died June 15, 2007, in University Place, Wash. A graveside memorial service was held Oct. 16 at the Riverside Cemetery in Mammoth Spring...
Johnny?Baldridge (10/17/07)
Johnny Lamuel "Lem"?Baldridge, 73, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 11, 2007, at his residence. He was born Nov. 28, 1933, in Hardy, Ark., the son of Van Baldridge and Elizabeth "Elsie"?(Oaks) Baldridge. He was united in marriage to Mary Pilkinton on?Oct. 27, 1969, in Aurora, Ill. He worked many years in the timber industry before retiring. He loved to hunt and fish and loved his dogs. He was of the Baptist faith...
Barbara "Bea"?Frey (10/17/07)
Barbara Beatrice "Bea"?Frey, of Alton, Mo., was born July 21, 1919, in Myrtle, Mo. and died on Oct. 3, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West?Plains, Mo., at the age of 88. Survivors include: one son, Bob Frey and wife Donna, of West Plains; one brother, Lee "Red"?Crass and wife LouAnn of Loon Lake, Wash.; one niece, Debbie Crass of Richland, Wash.; one nephew, Dennis Crass and wife Lori of Kennewick, Wash.; a great-niece, Andrea Crass; a great nephew, Tanner Crass; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Artie Irene Rucker (10/17/07)
Artie Irene Rucker of Mammoth Spring, Ark., 77, daugher of the late John Bradford and Minnie Catheryn (Shands) Burrus was born Jan. 20, 1930, in Ash Flat, Ark. She died Oct. 7, 2007, at the Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton, Ark. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Guy Robert Mock (10/17/07)
Guy Robert Mock, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 16, 1955, in New Hampton, Iowa, and died Sept. 17, 2007, in Florida at the age of 52. He is survived by: two sons, Travis Mock and wife, Jolene of West Plains, Mo., and Dustin Mock of Alton, Mo.; one sister, Linda Zanatta of Bolivar, Mo.; one granddaughter, Jayden K. Mock; his step-mother, Imogene Mock of Alton, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Harold Justin Barnes (10/17/07)
Harold Justin Barnes, 78, of ?Highland, died Oct. 12, 2007, at his residence. He was born Oct. 11, 1929, in Omaha, Neb., the son of Harold Snowden Barnes and Irene Evelyn (Applegate) Barnes. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp and also of the United States Coast Guard. While in the U.S. Coast Guard he had worked as a lighthouse keeper. He worked many years as a carpenter before retiring...
Delbert Eugene Withrow (10/17/07)
Delbert Eugene Withrow, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Otis and Iva Viola (Jackson) Withrow, was born Sept. 26, 1933, in Wayne County, Ill. He died Oct. 9, 2007, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem at the age of 74. He was united in marriage to Venita June Fenton on Aug. 9, 1998, at Wayne City, Ill. Delbert was a member of the Immanuel Southern Baptist Church and the American Legion...
Millie Lorena Sams (10/17/07)
Millie Lorena Sams, daughter of the late Lee Oren Crowder and Lela Short Crowder, was born Nov. 29, 1923, in San Pedro, Calif. She died Sept. 23, 2007, at her home in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. at the age of 83. She was united in marriage to Dalton Clifford Sams. ...
Gary Dewayne and
Charlotte Ann Arnold
(10/17/07)
Gary Dewayne Arnold of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born Feb. 12, 1956, in Lepanto, Ark. He died Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 51. Charlotte Ann (Bailey) Arnold of Cherokee Village was born Sept. 29, 1956, in Marked Tree, Ark. ...
Dorothy M. Hoyt (10/17/07)
Dorothy M. Hoyt, 90, of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, died July 18, 2007, at a local hospital after a brief illness. She was born Dec. 23, 1916, in Lake Geneva, Wis., the daughter of the late George and May (Stewart) MathisonShe married Frank Hoyt on June 18, 1938, in Lake Geneva. ...
Delbert Eugene Withrow (10/17/07)
Delbert Eugene Withrow, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Otis and Iva Viola (Jackson) Withrow, was born Sept. 26, 1933, in Wayne County, Ill. He died Oct. 9, 2007, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem at the age of 74. He was united in marriage to Venita June Fenton on Aug. ...
Charles Edson (10/17/07)
Charles William Edson, 75, of Tacoma, Wash., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Sept. 26, 1931, in Ravenden, Ark., and died June 15, 2007, in University Place, Wash. A graveside memorial service was held Oct. 16 at the Riverside Cemetery in Mammoth Spring...
Artie Irene Rucker (10/17/07)
Artie Irene Rucker of Mammoth Spring, Ark., 77, daughter of the late John Bradford and Minnie Catheryn (Shands) Burrus was born Jan. 20, 1930, in Ash Flat, Ark. She died Oct. 7, 2007, at the Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton, Ark. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. ...
JoAnna Tetterton (10/17/07)
JoAnna Williams Tetterton, 76, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 5, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 5, 1931, in Lewistown, Penn., the daughter of George Henry and Eleanor Foster Williams. She considered herself a patriot of her country before being patriotic was the thing to be because her husband and children all served in the armed services. ...
Johnny "Lem" Baldridge (10/17/07)
Johnny Lauel "Lem" Baldridge, 73, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 11, 2007, at his residence. He was born Nov. 28, 1933, in Hardy, Ark., the son of van Baldridge and Elizabeth "Elsie" (Oaks) Baldridge. He was united in marriage to Mary Pilkinton on Oct. ...
Randall S. Adams (10/17/07)
Randall S. Adams, 45, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 11, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark., after a 15-month battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 2, 1961, in Rochester, N.Y., to Virginia Adams and the late Robert W. Adams. He was a semi-truck driver and a handyman. ...
Harold Justin Barnes (10/17/07)
Harold Justin Barnes, 78, of Highland, died Oct. 12, 2007, at his residence. He was born Oct. 11, 1929, in Omaha, Neb., the son of Harold Snowden Barnes and Irene Evelyn (Applegate) Barnes. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and also of the United States Coast Guard. ...
Alexis Victoria Haggins (10/17/07)
Lenny and Sarah Haggins of Mammoth Spring announce the birth of a daughter on Sept. 18, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. The baby has been named Alexis Victoria Haggins and weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her sibling is LeighAnn Michelle Haggins...
Camden Craig Roberts (10/17/07)
Bobby and Allison Roberts of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Camden Craig. He was born at 4:07 p.m. Oct. 5, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 22 inches long. His siblings are Cassie, 7; Corey, 5; and Carter, 1. Grandparents are Craig and Kathy Johnson of Alton; Max and Doris Gwaltney of Thayer and Bob Roberts of Brandsville...
Camden Craig Roberts (10/17/07)
Bobby and Allison Roberts of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Camden Craig. He was born at 4:07 p.m. Oct. 5, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 22 inches long. His siblings are Cassie, 7; Corey, 5; and Carter, 1. Grandparents are Craig and Kathy Johnson of Alton; Max and Doris Gwaltney of Thayer and Bob Roberts of Brandsville...
Alexis Victoria Haggins (10/17/07)
Lenny and Sarah Haggins of Mammoth Spring announce the birth of a daughter on Sept. 18, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. The baby has been named Alexis Victoria Haggins and weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her sibling is LeighAnn Michelle Haggins...
Huff -- May (10/17/07)
Randy May and Karen Huff were married Aug. 25 at Mammoth Spring. The couple exchanged vows in the groom's backyard with a John Deere wedding theme. David Cunningham performed the ceremony. The bride was given away by her father, Jack Privett of Mammoth Spring. The matrons of honor were Farrah McFarland of Harrison, Ark., and Brooke Floyd of Grapevine, Texas, daughters of the groom...
Huff -- May (10/17/07)
Randy May and Karen Huff were married Aug. 25 at Mammoth Spring. The couple exchanged vows in the groom's backyard with a John Deere wedding theme. David Cunningham performed the ceremony. The bride was given away by her father, Jack Privett of Mammoth Spring. The matrons of honor were Farrah McFarland of Harrison, Ark., and Brooke Floyd of Grapevine, Texas, daughters of the groom...
Are you living with domestic abuse? There is help (10/17/07)
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Across the country communities will honor victims of domestic violence and educate the public about this very real problem. In Fulton and Izard counties last weekend, a Candlelight Vigil and a viewing of the Clothesline Project were held to honor victims and raise awareness about the problem in these communities...
My View (10/17/07)
Wow, so I'm afraid that any day now I might walk outside and get stoned to death by angry Dr. Kauffman supporters. First, let me say that Dr. Kauffman has treated me at the Fulton County ER. He is not my doctor, nor do I know him personally. But yes, I received excellent care under him...
Your View (10/17/07)
Everyone, even Dr. Kauffman, needs a little R&R on "off days" I met Dr. Kauffman when I?had to go to Fulton County Hospital because I had a high blood glucose that wasn't coming down. I have seen specialists in Little Rock, Jonesboro, Memphis and Batesville, and none of them have been successful in finding the right combination of insulin to control my blood sugar. ...
He Said ... She Said (10/17/07)
He Said ... She Said I think it is odd that athletes make millions, but teachers make jack (where are our priorities?) ... I think it's odd that there's a HUGE discrepancy between incomes of teachers and school administrators. I think Peter Piper couldn't have picked a peck of pickled peppers, because peppers are pickled after they are picked. ... I think you've spent too much time dwelling over tongue twisters...
My View (10/17/07)
Wow, so I'm afraid that any day now I might walk outside and get stoned to death by angry Dr. Kauffman supporters. First, let me say that Dr. Kauffman has treated me at the Fulton County ER. He is not my doctor, nor do I know him personally. But yes, I received excellent care under him...
Your View (10/17/07)
Everyone, even Dr. Kauffman, needs a little R&R on "off days" I met Dr. Kauffman when I?had to go to Fulton County Hospital because I had a high blood glucose that wasn't coming down. I have seen specialists in Little Rock, Jonesboro, Memphis and Batesville, and none of them have been successful in finding the right combination of insulin to control my blood sugar. ...
Are you living with domestic abuse? There is help (10/17/07)
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Across the country communities will honor victims of domestic violence and educate the public about this very real problem. In Fulton and Izard counties last weekend, a Candlelight Vigil and a viewing of the Clothesline Project were held to honor victims and raise awareness about the problem in these communities...
He Said ... She Said (10/17/07)
He Said ... She Said I think it is odd that athletes make millions, but teachers make jack (where are our priorities?) ... I think it's odd that there's a HUGE discrepancy between incomes of teachers and school administrators. I think Peter Piper couldn't have picked a peck of pickled peppers, because peppers are pickled after they are picked. ... I think you've spent too much time dwelling over tongue twisters...