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Stories from Thursday, October 25, 2007

Huff, Wilcox sentenced to prison (10/25/07)
ALTON -- A Thayer man, Robert E. Huff, 23, was sentenced to 42 months in the Missouri Department of Correction last week by Judge David Evans. Huff was charged in May with felony stealing. In a probable cause statement from the Oregon County Prosecuting Attorney's office, Thayer Police Officer Wendell Stevens said on May 9, he was contacted by Brian Tune owner of TNT Mobile Manufacturing in Thayer. ...
4-H is growing in Fulton County (10/25/07)
October is the 4-H organization's 100th year in Arkansas and Fulton County 4-Hers celebrated in a big way. Oct. 7 4-H members of every age, their club leaders and parents, gathered at the Hickinbotham-Miller Building on the Fulton County Fairgrounds for their annual awards banquet...
Growth continues (10/25/07)
Once again, Ozarka College has good news to report -- some major growth is going on. Expanding campuses and enrollment spikes are nothing new to the 2-year institution. In fact, Ozarka surpassed its own record at the beginning of the 2007 fall semester with an enrollment of 1,217 students. "That is about 150 more students than last fall which was a record for the institution," said Ozarka's Vice President of Student Services Ron Helm...
Police offer Halloween safety tips (10/25/07)
AREA -- Although several communities and organizations around the Mammoth Spring -- Oregon County area will be holding independent Halloween activities the weekend before or the evening of Halloween, local law enforcement authorities said trick-or- treating will be observed in all the communities Halloween night, Oct. 31 from 6 to 9 p.m...
No laughing matter (10/25/07)
Little is said as the teacher walks into the classroom. She directs her students to stand up and form a line behind her. After a few minutes of standing, the principal comes over the intercom. "All fifth grade students, follow your teacher outside to the kickball field," he says...
Cafe plans annual fundraiser (10/25/07)
Photo by Jan Thompson Out of the Way Cafe owners Mike Geisenberger and Tina Miano display the afghan made by Miano that will be sold as a fundraiser for the local Shop With a Cop program. They are also accepting food and cash donations to prepare Thanksgiving dinner at the restaurant located on Main Street in Mammoth Spring. All proceeds from the meal, which costs $6, will go to the Shop With a Cop program...
Man killed in wreck (10/25/07)
MYRTLE -- An Alton man died in a one-vehicle accident on County Road 278 six miles southeast of Myrtle. Cpl. Michael Hargus with Troop G of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said Jordan Willard, 23, of Alton was killed Oct. 10 at 12:45 a.m. Willard and Matthew Harrell, 21, of Mammoth Spring were passengers in a 1982 Chevrolet driven by Crystal Doran, 19, of Alton...
Motorcycle wreck claims another life (10/25/07)
A Gamaliel, Ark., man lost his life while traveling along Highway 62 in Fulton County Oct. 21. Hurshel Bentley, 57, was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle two miles west of Sturkie Road, causing a 4-vehicle collision that injured another man in the process, according to the official report filed by Arkansas State Trooper Ronnie Stewart...
After school program shines (10/25/07)
Photo by Jan Thompson Thayer Elementary students from left: Dylan Tillman, Ellie Burrell, Adam Brown, Laken Hollis, Holly Grimes and Molly King gather around Thayer Mayor Merle Williams as he signed a proclamation last week designating Oct. 18 as "Lights On After the School Day." All the students are fifth and sixth graders and serve on the After School Advisory Board...
Budget approved after lengthy meeting (10/25/07)
Money was the talk of the regular meeting of the Fulton County Quorum Court Oct. 15. Fulton County JPs gathered for an early 6 p.m. meeting with Fulton County Judge Charles Willett to discuss the county's 2008 budget. After much deliberation the 2008 county budget was settled at $1,866,780...
Breast Cancer Awareness Day (10/25/07)
With all of the medical research dedicated to solving cancer, one thing is certain -- for those struggling with breast cancer, early detection is the key to beating the disease. In an attempt to educate area women about breast cancer, the Fulton County Health Unit sponsored Breast Cancer Awareness Day Oct. 22...
Wreck (10/25/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire Emergency personnel assist Melissa K. Stewart, 18, of Salem after she was involved in a collision with Rodney D. Cope, 31, of Jonesboro at the intersections of highways 9 and 62 Oct. 18. Stewart and Cope were traveling in opposite lanes along Highway 62 when the wreck occurred, according to authorities. ...
ASU petting zoo honors local couple (10/25/07)
Bill and Alice Nix received some very special recognition recently at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro -- a petting zoo with their name on it. "It was really an honor," Alice Nix said. "We were grateful. They (their children) made a wise choice. We have always worked with animals and young people and have enjoyed the farm life."...
Trick or Treat (10/25/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce will be holding its fourth annual Spooktacular Oct. 27 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Main Street in the city. Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce President Jennifer Crow said there is an evening of fun and games planned...
Photo show opens (10/25/07)
Photo by Jan Thompson Chestnut Hill Gallery owner Judith Cornelius hangs one of the photographs that will be featured at the gallery, located at 107 Chestnut Street Oct. 26 through the first week of November. The photography show is entitled "The Ozarks and Beyond" and will feature four local photographers. The show will be open on Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m...
Man killed in wreck (10/25/07)
MYRTLE -- An Alton man died in a one-vehicle accident on County Road 278 six miles southeast of Myrtle. Cpl. Michael Hargus with Troop G of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said Jordan Willard, 23, of Alton was killed Oct. 10 at 12:45 a.m. Willard and Matthew Harrell, 21, of Mammoth Spring were passengers in a 1982 Chevrolet driven by Crystal Doran, 19, of Alton...
4-H is growing in Fulton County (10/25/07)
October is the 4-H organization's 100th year in Arkansas and Fulton County 4-Hers celebrated in a big way. Oct. 7 4-H members of every age, their club leaders and parents, gathered at the Hickinbotham-Miller Building on the Fulton County Fairgrounds for their annual awards banquet...
After school program shines (10/25/07)
Photo by Jan Thompson Thayer Elementary students from left: Dylan Tillman, Ellie Burrell, Adam Brown, Laken Hollis, Holly Grimes and Molly King gather around Thayer Mayor Merle Williams as he signed a proclamation last week designating Oct. 18 as "Lights On After the School Day." All the students are fifth and sixth graders and serve on the After School Advisory Board...
No laughing matter (10/25/07)
Little is said as the teacher walks into the classroom. She directs her students to stand up and form a line behind her. After a few minutes of standing, the principal comes over the intercom. "All fifth grade students, follow your teacher outside to the kickball field," he says...
Motorcycle wreck claims another life (10/25/07)
A Gamaliel, Ark., man lost his life while traveling along Highway 62 in Fulton County Oct. 21. Hurshel Bentley, 57, was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle two miles west of Sturkie Road, causing a 4-vehicle collision that injured another man in the process, according to the official report filed by Arkansas State Trooper Ronnie Stewart...
Police offer Halloween safety tips (10/25/07)
AREA -- Although several communities and organizations around the Mammoth Spring -- Oregon County area will be holding independent Halloween activities the weekend before or the evening of Halloween, local law enforcement authorities said trick-or- treating will be observed in all the communities Halloween night, Oct. 31 from 6 to 9 p.m...
Growth continues (10/25/07)
Once again, Ozarka College has good news to report -- some major growth is going on. Expanding campuses and enrollment spikes are nothing new to the 2-year institution. In fact, Ozarka surpassed its own record at the beginning of the 2007 fall semester with an enrollment of 1,217 students. "That is about 150 more students than last fall which was a record for the institution," said Ozarka's Vice President of Student Services Ron Helm...
Huff, Wilcox sentenced to prison (10/25/07)
ALTON -- A Thayer man, Robert E. Huff, 23, was sentenced to 42 months in the Missouri Department of Correction last week by Judge David Evans. Huff was charged in May with felony stealing. In a probable cause statement from the Oregon County Prosecuting Attorney's office, Thayer Police Officer Wendell Stevens said on May 9, he was contacted by Brian Tune owner of TNT Mobile Manufacturing in Thayer. ...
Cafe plans annual fundraiser (10/25/07)
Photo by Jan Thompson Out of the Way Cafe owners Mike Geisenberger and Tina Miano display the afghan made by Miano that will be sold as a fundraiser for the local Shop With a Cop program. They are also accepting food and cash donations to prepare Thanksgiving dinner at the restaurant located on Main Street in Mammoth Spring. All proceeds from the meal, which costs $6, will go to the Shop With a Cop program...
Budget approved after lengthy meeting (10/25/07)
Money was the talk of the regular meeting of the Fulton County Quorum Court Oct. 15. Fulton County JPs gathered for an early 6 p.m. meeting with Fulton County Judge Charles Willett to discuss the county's 2008 budget. After much deliberation the 2008 county budget was settled at $1,866,780...
ASU petting zoo honors local couple (10/25/07)
Bill and Alice Nix received some very special recognition recently at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro -- a petting zoo with their name on it. "It was really an honor," Alice Nix said. "We were grateful. They (their children) made a wise choice. We have always worked with animals and young people and have enjoyed the farm life."...
Wreck (10/25/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire Emergency personnel assist Melissa K. Stewart, 18, of Salem after she was involved in a collision with Rodney D. Cope, 31, of Jonesboro at the intersections of highways 9 and 62 Oct. 18. Stewart and Cope were traveling in opposite lanes along Highway 62 when the wreck occurred, according to authorities. ...
Breast Cancer Awareness Day (10/25/07)
With all of the medical research dedicated to solving cancer, one thing is certain -- for those struggling with breast cancer, early detection is the key to beating the disease. In an attempt to educate area women about breast cancer, the Fulton County Health Unit sponsored Breast Cancer Awareness Day Oct. 22...
Trick or Treat (10/25/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce will be holding its fourth annual Spooktacular Oct. 27 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Main Street in the city. Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce President Jennifer Crow said there is an evening of fun and games planned...
Photo show opens (10/25/07)
Photo by Jan Thompson Chestnut Hill Gallery owner Judith Cornelius hangs one of the photographs that will be featured at the gallery, located at 107 Chestnut Street Oct. 26 through the first week of November. The photography show is entitled "The Ozarks and Beyond" and will feature four local photographers. The show will be open on Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m...
Blanton completes training (10/25/07)
Army Pfc. Matthew O. Blanton has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Knox, Ky. He is the son of Michelle Dill of Alton, Mo., and a 2003 graduate of Alton High School. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid and Army history, traditions, and core values.. ...
Reunions (10/25/07)
Spurlock, Brashears reunion The Spurlock, Brashears reunion was held Oct. 6 at the Melinda "Spurlock" Deatherage home in Viola. There were 85 people in attendance from as far away as Kansas, Missouri and Tennessee. The oldest to attend was Bobby "Spurlock"?Bechtel, the daughter of George Mack Spurlock and LeVice "Chadwick" Spurlock...
Birthday Party (10/25/07)
The family of Thelma Stroud invites everyone to join them in celebrating Thelma's 90th birthday Saturday,?Oct. 27 from 2-4 p.m. at the Salem Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. No gifts please.
Sanders -- Smith (10/25/07)
Allen Sanders of Alton, along with Linda Sanders of West Plains, announce the wedding of their daughter, Courtney ReShea, to Kaleb Wesley Smith, son of Therman and Melissa Smith of Mammoth Spring on Oct. 28. The wedding will be a small private ceremony with a large drop-in reception following at the pavilion at Mammoth Spring State Park in Mammoth Spring. The reception will be held from 3-5 p.m. and all family and friends are welcome...
Blanton completes training (10/25/07)
Army Pfc. Matthew O. Blanton has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Knox, Ky. He is the son of Michelle Dill of Alton, Mo., and a 2003 graduate of Alton High School. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid and Army history, traditions, and core values.. ...
Reunions (10/25/07)
Spurlock, Brashears reunion The Spurlock, Brashears reunion was held Oct. 6 at the Melinda "Spurlock" Deatherage home in Viola. There were 85 people in attendance from as far away as Kansas, Missouri and Tennessee. The oldest to attend was Bobby "Spurlock"?Bechtel, the daughter of George Mack Spurlock and LeVice "Chadwick" Spurlock...
Birthday Party (10/25/07)
The family of Thelma Stroud invites everyone to join them in celebrating Thelma's 90th birthday Saturday,?Oct. 27 from 2-4 p.m. at the Salem Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. No gifts please.
Sanders -- Smith (10/25/07)
Allen Sanders of Alton, along with Linda Sanders of West Plains, announce the wedding of their daughter, Courtney ReShea, to Kaleb Wesley Smith, son of Therman and Melissa Smith of Mammoth Spring on Oct. 28. The wedding will be a small private ceremony with a large drop-in reception following at the pavilion at Mammoth Spring State Park in Mammoth Spring. The reception will be held from 3-5 p.m. and all family and friends are welcome...
New season, same result (10/25/07)
The order of things were reversed this year, but the result was the same. Last year, the Thayer Bobcats opened Class 1 District 3 play by traveling to Greenfield, to scrap with the Wildcats. At the time, Greenfield was a perfect 7-0 and ranked number four in Class 1, while Thayer came into the game hungry and unranked...
Missed shot (10/25/07)
The terms were fairly basic and easy to understand as the Salem Greyhounds traveled to Cave City Oct. 19 to tangle with the Cavemen in 2-3A Conference play. Win and have a shot at grabbing one of the conference's five spots in the Class 3A state playoffs...
Missed shot (10/25/07)
The terms were fairly basic and easy to understand as the Salem Greyhounds traveled to Cave City Oct. 19 to tangle with the Cavemen in 2-3A Conference play. Win and have a shot at grabbing one of the conference's five spots in the Class 3A state playoffs...
New season, same result (10/25/07)
The order of things were reversed this year, but the result was the same. Last year, the Thayer Bobcats opened Class 1 District 3 play by traveling to Greenfield, to scrap with the Wildcats. At the time, Greenfield was a perfect 7-0 and ranked number four in Class 1, while Thayer came into the game hungry and unranked...
Elsie May Lingelbach (10/25/07)
Elsie May Lingelbach, 87, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 17, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born May 13, 1920, the daughter of Ellwood James and Winifred Tarpe Bonsall in Darby, Pa. She was a homemaker, loved to play bridge and was a member of the Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church...
Neal John Williams (10/25/07)
Neal John Williams of Elizabeth, Ark., son of the late Samuel Williams and Louisa Taylor Williams, was born March 11, 1920, in Mitchell, Ark. He died Oct. 17, 2007, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico, Mo., at the age of 87. He was united in marriage to Wilma Evelyn Holland in the early 1950s in Fulton County, Ark. To this union, three children were born. He later married Edith Blair...
Herbert "Mack" Wilson (10/25/07)
Herbert "Mack"?Wilson, 84, of Dowagiac, Mich., formerly of Williford, Ark., died Oct. 15, 2007, at the VA?Hospital in Battle Creek, Mich. He was born Oct. 19, 1922, in Williford, the son of the late George and Ethel McKinney Wilson. He married Velma Marie French who preceded him in death in 1959...
Velma Hensley Emmons (10/25/07)
Velma Hensley Emmons, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 16, 2007, at Cave ?City Nursing Home; She was born Dec. 24, 1915, at Coeburn, Va., the daughter of Frank and Victoria Bond Hensley. She was a cook at a junior high school in California. She was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Cave City...
Rev. Lee Hutchinson (10/25/07)
Rev. Lee Arnold Hutchin-son, 82, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Nov. 26, 1924, in Sheridan, Iowa, and died Oct. 16, 2007, at his home. Survivors include: one daughter, Sheryl Lute and husband Tivis of Great Falls, Mont.; four sons, Rodney Hutchinson and wife Patty of St. ...
Neoma Burge Parker (10/25/07)
Neoma Burge Parker, 85, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 17, 2007, at his home. She was born Dec. 6, 1921, at Cave City, the daughter of William Rufus and Nancy Ann (Porterfield) Burge. She graduated from Cave City High School in 1940, graduated from Drury College in Springfield, Mo., in 1963, was a retired elementary school teacher and a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City where she was a member of Lydia Circle...
E.R. (Eliga) Trivitt (10/25/07)
E.R. (Eliga) Trivitt, of Salem, son of the late Robert Trivitt and Cora Lawhorn Trivitt, was born Oct. 20, 1920, in Mountain Home, Ark. He died Oct. 14, 2007, at his home, at the age of 86. He was united in marriage to Velma Clinton on Sept. 1, 1940, in Salem. ...
Kathleen Sue Davis (10/25/07)
Kathleen Sue Davis, 54, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 20, 2007, at her home in Horseshoe ?Bend. She was born Oct. 4, 1953, the daughter of Charles Raymond and Marjorie Elizabeth Strube Mowder in Pekin, Ill. She was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Eagles, was a homemaker and was of the Catholic faith...
Eric Henry Logan (10/25/07)
Eric Henry Logan, of Viola, Ark., son of the late Odist H. and Flora (Daum) Logan, was born Oct. 8, 1942, in Batesville, Ark. He died Oct. 17, 2007, in Batesville, at the age of 65. He was united in marriage to Doris Ratliff on July 22, 1970, at North Little Rock, Ark. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather...
Rosa Hunter McKee (10/25/07)
Rosa Murl Hunter McKee was born Sept. 23, 1910, at Brandsville, Mo., the daughter of the late John Houston and Rosalie Wall Hunter. She died Oct. 19, 2007, at the age of 97. She was a graduate of Arkansas State University and a retired school teacher. She retired from Fairacres Elemen-tary School, Las Cruces, N.M...
Dr. Billy Edward Lane (10/25/07)
Dr. Billy Edward Lane, age 74, of Ash Flat, died Wednesday, October 17, 2007, in Salem, Ark. Dr. Lane attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He worked in his practice for 45 years. He is survived by: his wife, Glenda of the home; four sons, Charles Dalton Lane of Jonesboro, Monte Lane of Ash Flat, Curtis Lane of Paragould and Wendell Lane of Cherokee Village; two daughters, Sherry Cook of Jacksonville and Melissa Jenkins of Ash Flat; one brother, Albert Lane of Horseshoe Bend; one sister, Betty Jones of Ash Flat; 12 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.. ...
Jayden Wesley Wray (10/25/07)
Jayden Wesley Wray, son of Jeremy Wray and Donna Keast Wray, was born Nov. 19, 2003, in Calico Rock, Ark. He died Oct. 13, 2007 at his home in Mountain View. He is survived by: his father, Jeremy Wray of Calico Rock; his mother and stepfather, Donna Wray and Richard Venaas of the home; his paternal grandparents, Jan and Brian Jackson of Glenco and James and Cathy Wray of Calico Rock; his maternal grandparents, Nancy and Donald Barnard of Horseshoe Bend; his paternal great grandparents, Erman and Ruby Wray of Calico Rock; aunts and uncles, Kirk and Amelia Barnard of Michigan, Jeff Barnard of Michigan, Vicki and Darrell King of Horseshoe Bend, Cody and Misty Jackson of Melbourne, Jessica and Justin Teague of Calico Rock, Dusty Wray of Idaho, Kevin and Marcel Wray of Bakersfield, Mo.; one step sister, Missy Venaas of California; step-grandparents, Carole and Skip Haggstrom of California; his godfather, Christoper King; numerous nieces and nephews; a host of other relatives; and many friends.. ...
Vergie Collins Morris (10/25/07)
Vergie Collins Morris, 88, of Hot Springs, Ark., formerly of Williford, died Oct. 19, 2007, in Hot Springs. She was born Feb. 6, 1919 in Randolph County, Ark., daughter of James Andy Collins and Mandy Elizabeth (Jones) Collins. She was united in marriage to King E. Morris on Oct. 29, 1938, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 7, 1994...
Velma Hensley Emmons (10/25/07)
Velma Hensley Emmons, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 16, 2007, at Cave ?City Nursing Home; She was born Dec. 24, 1915, at Coeburn, Va., the daughter of Frank and Victoria Bond Hensley. She was a cook at a junior high school in California. She was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Cave City...
Rev. Lee Hutchinson (10/25/07)
Rev. Lee Arnold Hutchin-son, 82, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Nov. 26, 1924, in Sheridan, Iowa, and died Oct. 16, 2007, at his home. Survivors include: one daughter, Sheryl Lute and husband Tivis of Great Falls, Mont.; four sons, Rodney Hutchinson and wife Patty of St. ...
Herbert "Mack" Wilson (10/25/07)
Herbert "Mack"?Wilson, 84, of Dowagiac, Mich., formerly of Williford, Ark., died Oct. 15, 2007, at the VA?Hospital in Battle Creek, Mich. He was born Oct. 19, 1922, in Williford, the son of the late George and Ethel McKinney Wilson. He married Velma Marie French who preceded him in death in 1959...
Kathleen Sue Davis (10/25/07)
Kathleen Sue Davis, 54, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 20, 2007, at her home in Horseshoe ?Bend. She was born Oct. 4, 1953, the daughter of Charles Raymond and Marjorie Elizabeth Strube Mowder in Pekin, Ill. She was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Eagles, was a homemaker and was of the Catholic faith...
Elsie May Lingelbach (10/25/07)
Elsie May Lingelbach, 87, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 17, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born May 13, 1920, the daughter of Ellwood James and Winifred Tarpe Bonsall in Darby, Pa. She was a homemaker, loved to play bridge and was a member of the Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church...
Jayden Wesley Wray (10/25/07)
Jayden Wesley Wray, son of Jeremy Wray and Donna Keast Wray, was born Nov. 19, 2003, in Calico Rock, Ark. He died Oct. 13, 2007 at his home in Mountain View. He is survived by: his father, Jeremy Wray of Calico Rock; his mother and stepfather, Donna Wray and Richard Venaas of the home; his paternal grandparents, Jan and Brian Jackson of Glenco and James and Cathy Wray of Calico Rock; his maternal grandparents, Nancy and Donald Barnard of Horseshoe Bend; his paternal great grandparents, Erman and Ruby Wray of Calico Rock; aunts and uncles, Kirk and Amelia Barnard of Michigan, Jeff Barnard of Michigan, Vicki and Darrell King of Horseshoe Bend, Cody and Misty Jackson of Melbourne, Jessica and Justin Teague of Calico Rock, Dusty Wray of Idaho, Kevin and Marcel Wray of Bakersfield, Mo.; one step sister, Missy Venaas of California; step-grandparents, Carole and Skip Haggstrom of California; his godfather, Christoper King; numerous nieces and nephews; a host of other relatives; and many friends.. ...
Dr. Billy Edward Lane (10/25/07)
Dr. Billy Edward Lane, age 74, of Ash Flat, died Wednesday, October 17, 2007, in Salem, Ark. Dr. Lane attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He worked in his practice for 45 years. He is survived by: his wife, Glenda of the home; four sons, Charles Dalton Lane of Jonesboro, Monte Lane of Ash Flat, Curtis Lane of Paragould and Wendell Lane of Cherokee Village; two daughters, Sherry Cook of Jacksonville and Melissa Jenkins of Ash Flat; one brother, Albert Lane of Horseshoe Bend; one sister, Betty Jones of Ash Flat; 12 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.. ...
Vergie Collins Morris (10/25/07)
Vergie Collins Morris, 88, of Hot Springs, Ark., formerly of Williford, died Oct. 19, 2007, in Hot Springs. She was born Feb. 6, 1919 in Randolph County, Ark., daughter of James Andy Collins and Mandy Elizabeth (Jones) Collins. She was united in marriage to King E. Morris on Oct. 29, 1938, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 7, 1994...
Eric Henry Logan (10/25/07)
Eric Henry Logan, of Viola, Ark., son of the late Odist H. and Flora (Daum) Logan, was born Oct. 8, 1942, in Batesville, Ark. He died Oct. 17, 2007, in Batesville, at the age of 65. He was united in marriage to Doris Ratliff on July 22, 1970, at North Little Rock, Ark. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather...
E.R. (Eliga) Trivitt (10/25/07)
E.R. (Eliga) Trivitt, of Salem, son of the late Robert Trivitt and Cora Lawhorn Trivitt, was born Oct. 20, 1920, in Mountain Home, Ark. He died Oct. 14, 2007, at his home, at the age of 86. He was united in marriage to Velma Clinton on Sept. 1, 1940, in Salem. ...
Neoma Burge Parker (10/25/07)
Neoma Burge Parker, 85, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 17, 2007, at his home. She was born Dec. 6, 1921, at Cave City, the daughter of William Rufus and Nancy Ann (Porterfield) Burge. She graduated from Cave City High School in 1940, graduated from Drury College in Springfield, Mo., in 1963, was a retired elementary school teacher and a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City where she was a member of Lydia Circle...
Neal John Williams (10/25/07)
Neal John Williams of Elizabeth, Ark., son of the late Samuel Williams and Louisa Taylor Williams, was born March 11, 1920, in Mitchell, Ark. He died Oct. 17, 2007, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico, Mo., at the age of 87. He was united in marriage to Wilma Evelyn Holland in the early 1950s in Fulton County, Ark. To this union, three children were born. He later married Edith Blair...
Rosa Hunter McKee (10/25/07)
Rosa Murl Hunter McKee was born Sept. 23, 1910, at Brandsville, Mo., the daughter of the late John Houston and Rosalie Wall Hunter. She died Oct. 19, 2007, at the age of 97. She was a graduate of Arkansas State University and a retired school teacher. She retired from Fairacres Elemen-tary School, Las Cruces, N.M...
Velma Hensley Emmons (10/25/07)
Velma Hensley Emmons, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 16, 2007, at Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 24, 1915, at Coeburn, Va., the daughter of Frank and Victoria Bond Hensley. She was a cook at a junior high school in California. She was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Cave City...
Vergie Collins Morris (10/25/07)
Vergie Collins Morris, 88, of Hot Springs, Ark., formerly of Williford, died Oct. 19, 2007, in Hot Springs. She was born Feb. 6, 1919 in Randolph County, Ark., the daughter of James Andy Collins and Mandy Elizabeth (Jones) Collins. She was united in marriage to King E. ...
Neoma Burge Parker (10/25/07)
Neoma Burge Parker, 85, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 17, 2007, at his home. She was born Dec. 6, 1921, at Cave City, the daughter of William Rufus and Nancy Ann (Porterfield) Burge. She graduated from Cave City High School in 1940, graduated from Drury College in Springfield, Mo., in 1963, was a retired elementary school teacher and a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City where she was a member of Lydia Circle.Survivors include: two sisters-in-law, Eunice Burge and Nellie Goodwin both of Cave City; five nephews, Ron Burge of Cave City, Justin Burge of Batesville, Paul D. ...
Jayden Wesley Wray (10/25/07)
Jayden Wesley Wray, son of Jeremy Wray and Donna Keast Wray, was born Nov. 19, 2003, in Calico Rock, Arkansas. He died Oct. 13, 2007 at his home in Mountain View. He is survived by: his father, Jeremy Wray of Calico Rock; his mother and stepfather, Donna Wray and Richard Venaas of the home; his paternal grandparents, Jan and Brian Jackson of Glencoe and James and Cathy Wray of Calico Rock; his maternal grandparents, Nancy and Donald Barnard of Horseshoe Bend; his paternal great grandparents, Erman and Ruby Wray of Calico Rock; aunts and uncles, Kirk and Amelia Barnard of Michigan, Jeff Barnard of Michigan, Vicki and Darrell King of Horseshoe Bend, Cody and Misty Jackson of Melbourne, Jessica and Justin Teague of Calico Rock, Dusty Wray of Idaho, Kevin and Marcel Wray of Bakersfield, Mo.; one step sister, Missy Venaas of California; step-grandparents, Carole and Skip Haggstrom of California; his godfather, Christoper King; numerous nieces and nephews; a host of other relatives; and many friends.Funeral service were held Oct. ...
Herbert "Mack" Wilson (10/25/07)
Herbert "Mack" Wilson, 84, of Dowagiac, Mich., formerly of Williford, Ark., died Oct. 15, 2007, at the VA Hospital in Battle Creek, Mich. He was born Oct. 19, 1922, in Williford, the son of the late George and Ethel McKinney Wilson. He married Velma Marie French who preceded him in death in 1959. ...
E.R. (Eliga) Trivitt (10/25/07)
E.R. (Eliga) Trivitt, of Salem, son of the late Robert Trivitt and Cora Lawhorn Trivitt, was born Oct. 20, 1920, in Mountain Home, Ark. He died Oct. 14, 2007, at his home at the age of 86. He was united in marriage to Velma Clinton on Sept. 1, 1940, in Salem. ...
Elsie May Lingelbach (10/25/07)
Elsie May Lingelbach, 87, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 17, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born May 13, 1920, the daughter of Ellwood James and Winifred Tarpe Bonsall in Darby, Pa. She was a homemaker, loved to play bridge and was a member of the Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church.Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Woody (Ralph) and Lisa Lingelbach of Fox River Grove, Ill.; eight grandchildren, Marissa Chartrand, Shannon Chartrand, Richelle Bovey, Rebecca Szaukellis, Christopher Bovey, Jasmine Bovey, Katelyn Bovey and Monica Shannon; three great-grandchildren, Glen, Conner and Kaylee; several nieces; nephews; and host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by: her parents; one daughter, Barbara Lingelbach; one brother, Sam Bonsall; and one sister, Winifred Bash.A memorial service was held Oct. ...
Dr. Billy Edward Lane (10/25/07)
Dr. Billy Edward Lane, age 74, of Ash Flat, died Wednesday, October 17, 2007, in Salem, Ark. Dr. Lane attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He worked in his practice for 45 years.He is survived by: his wife, Glenda of the home; four sons, Charles Dalton Lane of Jonesboro, Monte Lane of Ash Flat, Curtis Lane of Paragould and Wendell Lane of Cherokee Village; two daughters, Sherry Cook of Jacksonville and Melissa Jenkins of Ash Flat; one brother, Albert Lane of Horseshoe Bend; one sister, Betty Jones of Ash Flat; 12 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.He was preceded in death by: his parents, Rothel and Edna (Thomas) Lane; one brother, Herbert Lane; and one sister, Bobby Green.Funeral services were held Oct. ...
Emma Ann Trantham (10/25/07)
Andy and Amy Trantham of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Emma Ann. She was born at 3:24 p.m. Oct. 11, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 21 and 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Lyndell and Nancy Huddleston of Rover; and Charles and Carolyn Trantham of Alton...
Jacelyn Marie Donahue (10/25/07)
Brett and Crystal Donahue of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Jacelyn Marie. She was born at 9:44 a.m. Oct. 16, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Her sibling is Madalyn, 2. Grandparents are Herschel and Rosie Dunkin of Koshkonong; and Wyndy Donahue and the late Jerry Donahue of Thayer...
Gavin Thomas Hunter Branscum (10/25/07)
Amber Franklin of Alton is the mother of a baby boy, Gavin Thomas Hunter Branscum. He was born at 2:45 a.m. Oct. 15, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 1/2 ounces and was 22 and 1/2 inches long. His sibling is Matti, 3. Grandparents are Janice Branscum and Geneva Tillman of Alton, and Harol Branscum of Salem, Ark...
Izaac Victor Dean Hilton (10/25/07)
Michael and Deanna Hilton of Salem are the parents of a baby boy, Izaac Victor Dean Hilton born Aug. 14, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his sisters, Lacy, Abbigayle and Grayce...
Joseph Dean Martin Garcia (10/25/07)
Sasha and Joseph Garcia of Ozark Acres announce the birth of their son, Joseph Dean Martin Garcia. He was born Oct. 4, 2007, at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock, at 3:55 p.m. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 and 1/2 inches long. He has blue eyes and black hair...
John Elvis Wheeler (10/25/07)
John Elvis Wheeler, 83, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 5, 1924, in Success, Ark., and died Oct. 14, 2007, at his home. He was united in marriage to Shirley on May 29, 1952, and was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include: his wife, Shirley, of the home; two daughters, Lela Eschmann of Alton, and Freda Williams and husband James of Alton; three sons, John Wheeler and wife Rita of Alton, Joe Wheeler and wife Patty of Alton and?Jerry Wheeler and wife Jeanette of Alton; four sisters, Betty Crabtree, Joyce Barton, Lois Cates and Jettie Sisco, all of Alton; one special sister-in-law, Geneva Tillman of Alton; one special niece, Janice Brunsum of Alton; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Jason Adam Mayberry (10/25/07)
Travis and Lanetta Mayberry of Couch are the parents of a baby boy, Jason Adam. He was born at 10:59 p.m. Oct. 15, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 3 pounds, 11 ounces and was 17 inches long. Grandparents are Lana and James (Tony) Harrison of Summersville; and Rita and Ron Schneider of Couch...
Joseph Dean Martin Garcia (10/25/07)
Sasha and Joseph Garcia of Ozark Acres announce the birth of their son, Joseph Dean Martin Garcia. He was born Oct. 4, 2007, at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock, at 3:55 p.m. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 and 1/2 inches long. He has blue eyes and black hair...
John Elvis Wheeler (10/25/07)
John Elvis Wheeler, 83, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 5, 1924, in Success, Ark., and died Oct. 14, 2007, at his home. He was united in marriage to Shirley on May 29, 1952, and was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include: his wife, Shirley, of the home; two daughters, Lela Eschmann of Alton, and Freda Williams and husband James of Alton; three sons, John Wheeler and wife Rita of Alton, Joe Wheeler and wife Patty of Alton and?Jerry Wheeler and wife Jeanette of Alton; four sisters, Betty Crabtree, Joyce Barton, Lois Cates and Jettie Sisco, all of Alton; one special sister-in-law, Geneva Tillman of Alton; one special niece, Janice Brunsum of Alton; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Izaac Victor Dean Hilton (10/25/07)
Michael and Deanna Hilton of Salem are the parents of a baby boy, Izaac Victor Dean Hilton born Aug. 14, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his sisters, Lacy, Abbigayle and Grayce...
Gavin Thomas Hunter Branscum (10/25/07)
Amber Franklin of Alton is the mother of a baby boy, Gavin Thomas Hunter Branscum. He was born at 2:45 a.m. Oct. 15, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 1/2 ounces and was 22 and 1/2 inches long. His sibling is Matti, 3. Grandparents are Janice Branscum and Geneva Tillman of Alton, and Harol Branscum of Salem, Ark...
Jason Adam Mayberry (10/25/07)
Travis and Lanetta Mayberry of Couch are the parents of a baby boy, Jason Adam. He was born at 10:59 p.m. Oct. 15, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 3 pounds, 11 ounces and was 17 inches long. Grandparents are Lana and James (Tony) Harrison of Summersville; and Rita and Ron Schneider of Couch...
Emma Ann Trantham (10/25/07)
Andy and Amy Trantham of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Emma Ann. She was born at 3:24 p.m. Oct. 11, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 21 and 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Lyndell and Nancy Huddleston of Rover; and Charles and Carolyn Trantham of Alton...
Jacelyn Marie Donahue (10/25/07)
Brett and Crystal Donahue of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Jacelyn Marie. She was born at 9:44 a.m. Oct. 16, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Her sibling is Madalyn, 2. Grandparents are Herschel and Rosie Dunkin of Koshkonong; and Wyndy Donahue and the late Jerry Donahue of Thayer...
Watson -- Powell (10/25/07)
Heather Watson and Chris Powell would like to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Keven and Donell Russell of Mammoth Spring and the late Mark Watson. She is the granddaughter of Carole Howell of Mammoth Spring...
Watson -- Powell (10/25/07)
Heather Watson and Chris Powell would like to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Keven and Donell Russell of Mammoth Spring and the late Mark Watson. She is the granddaughter of Carole Howell of Mammoth Spring...
Horton's to celebrate golden anniversary (10/25/07)
Friends and family are invited to drop by the Agnos Church of Christ Thursday, Nov. 1, to celebrate Jim and Billie Sue Manry Horton's golden wedding anniversary from 6-8 p.m. for refreshments. Jim and Billie Sue Manry Horton were married in Derby, Kan., on Nov. 1, 1957...
Horton's to celebrate golden anniversary (10/25/07)
Friends and family are invited to drop by the Agnos Church of Christ Thursday, Nov. 1, to celebrate Jim and Billie Sue Manry Horton's golden wedding anniversary from 6-8 p.m. for refreshments. Jim and Billie Sue Manry Horton were married in Derby, Kan., on Nov. 1, 1957...
She Said ... He Said (10/25/07)
She Said ... He Said I think I would have totally rocked the mall bangs if I had been a teenager in the 80s. ... I think ... you weren't a teenager in the 80s? I think there are some songs in this world that are mandatory for me to sing along with whenever they are played -- "The Joker," "Livin' On a Prayer," "Shameless," "I'm the One Who Wants to be With You," "Rodeo," "Part of Your World" (from the "Little Mermaid") and a fine little song by the Divinyls. ...
She Said ... He Said (10/25/07)
She Said ... He Said I think I would have totally rocked the mall bangs if I had been a teenager in the 80s. ... I think ... you weren't a teenager in the 80s? I think there are some songs in this world that are mandatory for me to sing along with whenever they are played -- "The Joker," "Livin' On a Prayer," "Shameless," "I'm the One Who Wants to be With You," "Rodeo," "Part of Your World" (from the "Little Mermaid") and a fine little song by the Divinyls. ...