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Detention chapel nears completion (01/10/08)
The Izard County Detention Center will have a new chapel soon. The idea for the chapel at the jail started four years ago and will soon come to fruition thanks to the generosity of the community, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Small fundraisers and donations by many individuals and churches in Izard County provided the money to construct the almost 800-square-foot facility, which sets adjacent to and on the grounds of the Izard County Detention Facility...
Izard County deputies busy with arrests (01/10/08)
Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence announces the following arrests: Elizabeth Deanette Young, 44, of Wideman was arrested Dec. 26 on a felony warrant charging her with financial identify fraud, a class C felony, and fraudulent use of a credit card (four counts), all class C felonies...
Woman victimized by internet scam (01/10/08)
The man authorities say is responsible for an internet scam that victimized a Melbourne woman is behind bars. Selcuk Altintas, 38, was arrested recently in New York City following an Izard County investigation in coordination with the New York City Police Department...
Mail scams reported to police (01/10/08)
THAYER -- Thayer Police Chief Frank Bernard reminds area residents that this is the time of year when scam artists of all types try to rip people off. A local man, who asked not to be identified, notified the Thayer Police Department Dec. 24 that he had received a letter by mail telling him he was the winner of the North American Sweepstakes Lottery...
Extension Board of Directors to be elected (01/10/08)
OREGON COUNTY -- The University of Missouri Extension Board of Directors election will be held in the county Jan. 19 through Jan. 26. According to Extension Council chairman Jim Heiskell, the Extension Council is divided into two districts, the northern district and the southern district...
Collecting the county's money (01/10/08)
Reporter's note: This is the second article in a series focusing on the elected offices in the Oregon County Courthouse. ALTON -- The office of collector is a county-wide, elected position with a four year term. The Oregon County Collector's position is currently held by Jerry Richardson...
2008 election rundown (01/10/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer 2008 not only is a leap year but it's also an election year. The first election of 2008 in Arkansas is the Presidential Preferential Primary Election to be held Feb. 5 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Fulton County Clerk Vickie Bishop said absentee ballots can be picked up now and early voting for the primary begins Jan. 29 at the Fulton County Courthouse...
Late for work? (01/10/08)
A Franklin man led police in a high speed pursuit across county lines at speeds exceeding 110 miles-per-hour before trying to evade on foot, according to authorities. Lieutenant Carl Boles of the Horseshoe Bend Police Department attempted to stop a 1994 black Toyota Camry being driven by Michael Kelley, 18, of Franklin around noon on Jan. 2...
Hydrant (01/10/08)
Photo courtesy of the Oregon County Sheriff's Department Alton Fire Chief Sam Barton said this truck from Mountain View Oil Company, driven by Roy L. Renegar, was backing into the driveway at a residence on Andrews Street in Alton Jan. 2, when the front bumper of the truck caught a city fire hydrant plug and pulled it open causing a large amount of cold water to spill into the street. ...
Fire Destroys Home (01/10/08)
Photo by Jan Thompson The home of Howard Youngblood on Highway 9 north of Salem was completely destroyed by fire in the early morning hours of Jan 3. The Salem Fire Department, assisted by the Camp and Byron fire departments, were on the scene approximately three hours unloading 8,000 gallons of water onto the flames. The fire is thought to have been started by a wood heater. No injuries were reported...
K-95 ... a new beginning (01/10/08)
THAYER -- Lynn Hobbs answered the phone, "Ozark Advertising Network," at the K-Kountry 95 studio Jan. 4, just like she had done for many years. Her face showed that she immediately knew she had made a mistake. "It hard to change old ways," Hobbs said...
Managing the county's money (01/10/08)
Reporter's note: This is the first article in a series focusing on elected offices in Fulton County. The Fulton County Treasurer is an elected official responsible for receipting, distributing and investing all funds for the county. "The treasurer is the chief financial officer for the county. All the monies that come in, we receipt them to all the various accounts and we sign all the paychecks," said Fulton County Treasurer Larry Humphries...
Fire survivor arrested again (01/10/08)
ALTON -- One of the three men who survived the fire in the jail at the Oregon County Courthouse last September has been arrested once again. According to a probable cause statement from the Oregon County Sheriff's Office, Cody Davis, 19, Alton, is in the Thayer City Jail charged with felony resisting arrest, interfering with an arrest and a probation violation...
Golden Apple Award (01/10/08)
Submitted Photo Viola School students and faculty, Mary Guffey, John Guffey, Mandy Adams, Kaye Spivey, Robin Middleton, Samantha Craven, Stephanie Dillinger, Helen Collins, Beth Waltrip, Justine Johnson, Andy Burden, Stephanie Leslie, Judy Newton and superintendent John May attended the Golden Apple award ceremony recently hosted by the THV television station in Little Rock, the University of Central Arkansas and the Arkansas Department of Education on behalf of the Viola School District...
Schools receive bronze award (01/10/08)
Two area schools received the meritorious bronze award in a list of America's Best Schools for their academic performance recently. Salem High School and Izard County Consolidated were recognized by U.S. News and World Report magazine for this award...
2008 Primary (01/10/08)
OREGON COUNTY -- Missouri will join 19 other states across the country Feb. 5 when they participate in the 2008 Presidential Primary. This is the second presidential election where Missouri has had a voice on Super Tuesday. In 2000, the Missouri Legislature passed a law moving the primary from the first Tuesday in March to the first Tuesday in February in the state...
Late for work? (01/10/08)
A Franklin man led police in a high speed pursuit across county lines at speeds exceeding 110 miles-per-hour before trying to evade on foot, according to authorities. Lieutenant Carl Boles of the Horseshoe Bend Police Department attempted to stop a 1994 black Toyota Camry being driven by Michael Kelley, 18, of Franklin around noon on Jan. 2...
2008 election rundown (01/10/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer 2008 not only is a leap year but it's also an election year. The first election of 2008 in Arkansas is the Presidential Preferential Primary Election to be held Feb. 5 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Fulton County Clerk Vickie Bishop said absentee ballots can be picked up now and early voting for the primary begins Jan. 29 at the Fulton County Courthouse...
Izard County deputies busy with arrests (01/10/08)
Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence announces the following arrests: Elizabeth Deanette Young, 44, of Wideman was arrested Dec. 26 on a felony warrant charging her with financial identify fraud, a class C felony, and fraudulent use of a credit card (four counts), all class C felonies...
Detention chapel nears completion (01/10/08)
The Izard County Detention Center will have a new chapel soon. The idea for the chapel at the jail started four years ago and will soon come to fruition thanks to the generosity of the community, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Small fundraisers and donations by many individuals and churches in Izard County provided the money to construct the almost 800-square-foot facility, which sets adjacent to and on the grounds of the Izard County Detention Facility...
Woman victimized by internet scam (01/10/08)
The man authorities say is responsible for an internet scam that victimized a Melbourne woman is behind bars. Selcuk Altintas, 38, was arrested recently in New York City following an Izard County investigation in coordination with the New York City Police Department...
Mail scams reported to police (01/10/08)
THAYER -- Thayer Police Chief Frank Bernard reminds area residents that this is the time of year when scam artists of all types try to rip people off. A local man, who asked not to be identified, notified the Thayer Police Department Dec. 24 that he had received a letter by mail telling him he was the winner of the North American Sweepstakes Lottery...
Extension Board of Directors to be elected (01/10/08)
OREGON COUNTY -- The University of Missouri Extension Board of Directors election will be held in the county Jan. 19 through Jan. 26. According to Extension Council chairman Jim Heiskell, the Extension Council is divided into two districts, the northern district and the southern district...
Collecting the county's money (01/10/08)
Reporter's note: This is the second article in a series focusing on the elected offices in the Oregon County Courthouse. ALTON -- The office of collector is a county-wide, elected position with a four year term. The Oregon County Collector's position is currently held by Jerry Richardson...
Managing the county's money (01/10/08)
Reporter's note: This is the first article in a series focusing on elected offices in Fulton County. The Fulton County Treasurer is an elected official responsible for receipting, distributing and investing all funds for the county. "The treasurer is the chief financial officer for the county. All the monies that come in, we receipt them to all the various accounts and we sign all the paychecks," said Fulton County Treasurer Larry Humphries...
Fire survivor arrested again (01/10/08)
ALTON -- One of the three men who survived the fire in the jail at the Oregon County Courthouse last September has been arrested once again. According to a probable cause statement from the Oregon County Sheriff's Office, Cody Davis, 19, Alton, is in the Thayer City Jail charged with felony resisting arrest, interfering with an arrest and a probation violation...
Hydrant (01/10/08)
Photo courtesy of the Oregon County Sheriff's Department Alton Fire Chief Sam Barton said this truck from Mountain View Oil Company, driven by Roy L. Renegar, was backing into the driveway at a residence on Andrews Street in Alton Jan. 2, when the front bumper of the truck caught a city fire hydrant plug and pulled it open causing a large amount of cold water to spill into the street. ...
Golden Apple Award (01/10/08)
Submitted Photo Viola School students and faculty, Mary Guffey, John Guffey, Mandy Adams, Kaye Spivey, Robin Middleton, Samantha Craven, Stephanie Dillinger, Helen Collins, Beth Waltrip, Justine Johnson, Andy Burden, Stephanie Leslie, Judy Newton and superintendent John May attended the Golden Apple award ceremony recently hosted by the THV television station in Little Rock, the University of Central Arkansas and the Arkansas Department of Education on behalf of the Viola School District...
Fire Destroys Home (01/10/08)
Photo by Jan Thompson The home of Howard Youngblood on Highway 9 north of Salem was completely destroyed by fire in the early morning hours of Jan 3. The Salem Fire Department, assisted by the Camp and Byron fire departments, were on the scene approximately three hours unloading 8,000 gallons of water onto the flames. The fire is thought to have been started by a wood heater. No injuries were reported...
2008 Primary (01/10/08)
OREGON COUNTY -- Missouri will join 19 other states across the country Feb. 5 when they participate in the 2008 Presidential Primary. This is the second presidential election where Missouri has had a voice on Super Tuesday. In 2000, the Missouri Legislature passed a law moving the primary from the first Tuesday in March to the first Tuesday in February in the state...
Schools receive bronze award (01/10/08)
Two area schools received the meritorious bronze award in a list of America's Best Schools for their academic performance recently. Salem High School and Izard County Consolidated were recognized by U.S. News and World Report magazine for this award...
K-95 ... a new beginning (01/10/08)
THAYER -- Lynn Hobbs answered the phone, "Ozark Advertising Network," at the K-Kountry 95 studio Jan. 4, just like she had done for many years. Her face showed that she immediately knew she had made a mistake. "It hard to change old ways," Hobbs said...
GED testing slated (01/10/08)
The GED Test will be given at Ozarka College in Melbourne, Ark., on Jan. 15 and 23 at 8:30 a.m. in Room 516 of the Wyth Duke Adult Education Building. The test will also be given at the following locations in January: Jan. 14 and 28 in Mammoth Spring at the Simmons First National Bank beginning at 9 a.m.; Jan. ...
Sanders -- Hughes (01/10/08)
Jackie and Opal Sanders of Salem, and Michael and Mary Hughes of Sherwood, announce the marriage of their children Mary Ann Sanders to Jason Michael Hughes. The couple was married Dec. 20, 2007, in Las Vegas, Nev., in a private ceremony. Jason is the Viola High School girls basketball and softball coach and Mary is the marketing director at the Bank of Salem...
GED testing slated (01/10/08)
The GED Test will be given at Ozarka College in Melbourne, Ark., on Jan. 15 and 23 at 8:30 a.m. in Room 516 of the Wyth Duke Adult Education Building. The test will also be given at the following locations in January: Jan. 14 and 28 in Mammoth Spring at the Simmons First National Bank beginning at 9 a.m.; Jan. ...
Sanders -- Hughes (01/10/08)
Jackie and Opal Sanders of Salem, and Michael and Mary Hughes of Sherwood, announce the marriage of their children Mary Ann Sanders to Jason Michael Hughes. The couple was married Dec. 20, 2007, in Las Vegas, Nev., in a private ceremony. Jason is the Viola High School girls basketball and softball coach and Mary is the marketing director at the Bank of Salem...
Bobcats notch Cabool title (01/10/08)
The Thayer Bobcats found themselves in a familiar spot Dec. 29 -- the finals of the Cabool Holiday Basketball Tournament. Just like clockwork, the Cats once again had little trouble reaching the championship game of the week-long tourney, something they have done since the inception of the annual event...
Cougars edged in NEA thriller (01/10/08)
You don't open the basketball season with 22 straight wins without having an abundance of talent on your side. You also don't go 22-0 without having a healthy dose of luck on your side, as well. In the semi-finals of the boys' A-AA brackets at the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament, the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves certainly had both elements on their side -- talent and luck...
Cougars edged in NEA thriller (01/10/08)
You don't open the basketball season with 22 straight wins without having an abundance of talent on your side. You also don't go 22-0 without having a healthy dose of luck on your side, as well. In the semi-finals of the boys' A-AA brackets at the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament, the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves certainly had both elements on their side -- talent and luck...
Bobcats notch Cabool title (01/10/08)
The Thayer Bobcats found themselves in a familiar spot Dec. 29 -- the finals of the Cabool Holiday Basketball Tournament. Just like clockwork, the Cats once again had little trouble reaching the championship game of the week-long tourney, something they have done since the inception of the annual event...
Velma Rhea Webb (01/10/08)
Velma Rhea Webb, 81, of Oxford, daughter of the late Gordie Isaac Taylor and Beulah Green Taylor, was born Aug. 27, 1926, in Oxford (New Hope), Ark. She died Jan. 1, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was united in marriage to Keith Harris Webb on Dec. 1, 1945. To this union two daughters were born...
Audrey Edna Porter (01/10/08)
Audrey Edna Porter. 74, was born the daughter of Archie S. Case and Eula C. Martin Case on Nov. 11, 1933, in Culp, Ark., and died Dec. 31, 2007, in Springfield, Mo. She was united in marriage April 13, 1954, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to William Gene Porter who preceded her in death March 8, 1984. She was a member of the Welcome Hill Church of Christ...
Charles Kim Rogers (01/10/08)
Charles Kim Rogers was born the son of Milburn W. Rogers and Shirley Holloway Rogers on Aug. 25, 1951, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Dec. 29, 2007, in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 56. He was united in marriage on September of 1971 at Mammoth Spring to Darlene Finley...
Dorothy Alma Stogsdill (01/10/08)
Dorothy Alma Stogsdill, 97, of Alton, Mo., was born June 10, 1910, near Alton,, and died Dec. 23, 2007, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include: three children, Icie Morgan and Wayne Stogsdill, both of Alton, Phyllis Simpson of Gatewood, Mo.; one grandson,?Lonnie Morgan of Alton; three great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
William E. Combs (01/10/08)
William E. Combs, 69, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 20, 2007, in Benton. He was born Dec. 1, 1938, in Kalispell, Mont., the son of the late Cecil and Vesta (Dale)?Combs. He was of the Baptist faith, a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, and a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Larry John Mahaffey (01/10/08)
Larry John ?Mahaffey, 54, of Hardy, Ark., died at his home on Dec. 16, 2007. He was born Dec. 23, 1952, the son of Louis A. Mahaffey and Bernece Rogers Mahaffey. He attended school at Hardy Elementary, graduated from Highland High School in 1970, and attended Southern Baptist College. He worked for Mechling Barge Lines...
Melvin Verble (01/10/08)
Melvin Eugene Verble was born Aug. 16, 1921, in Pollard, Ark., the son of Thomas Jefferson Verble and Ella Brown Verble. He died Dec. 22, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 86. He was united in marriage Feb. 14, 1998, at Franklin, Ark., to Jannie Elliott, who preceded him in death on Aug. 3, 2002...
Edward J. Halicki (01/10/08)
Edward J. Halicki, 93, died Dec. 27, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark., after a lengthy illness. He was a longtime resident of Prospect Heights, Ill., and had been a resident of Cherokee Village, Ark., for the last 40 years. He was employed by the Chicago Transit Authority early in his career and later owned and operated several business ventures...
Gilbert Louis Norman (01/10/08)
Gilbert Louis Norman, 70, of Sturkie, Ark., died Jan. 5, 2008, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark. He was born in Sweet Springs, Mo., on July 15, 1937, the son of the late James Louis and Alma Marie (Steele)?Norman. He worked as a truckdriver and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kan...
Laura Maynard (01/10/08)
Laura Powell Maynard, 96, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007, at her home at Fountain Place. She was born Dec. 6, 1911, in Des Moines, Iowa. After graduating high school in Des Moines, Mrs. Maynard moved to Salt Lake City, UT, where she worked as a secretary, then moved to Bremerton, WA where she worked for the Navy during WWII...
Donald Garske Sr. (01/10/08)
Donald Joseph Garske Sr., 72, of Lena, Ill., formerly of West ?Plains, Mo., was born July 4, 1935, in Farmington, Wis., and died Nov. 27, 2007, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Donald was married to Barbara Williams Dec. 4, 1954, and they had three children to-gether. He then married Patricia Campell on Sept. 3, 2003, and they resided in Lena, Ill...
Narene Ann Parker (01/10/08)
Narene Ann Parker was born the daughter of Robert Clarence Powell and Bertha Rebecca Rader Powell on Oct. 1, 1923, in Williford, Ark., and died Dec. 27, 2007, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 84. She was united in marriage to Curtis Smith and to this union two children were born, Joann Smith Boler and Derrel Smith. She was later united in marriage on April 20, 1950, in Hardy, Ark., to Vershel Parker who preceded her in death Sept. 22, 2001...
Dorothy M. Paulik (01/10/08)
Dorothy M. Paulik, 85, died Dec. 23, 2007, at the Crown Point Rehab in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. She was born June 12, 1922, in Staunton, Ill., the daughter of the late Charles and Clara (Schumacher) Paulik. She was a member of the St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church of Horseshoe Bend and was member of the Ladies Guild...
Nora D. Lohr (01/10/08)
Nora D. Lohr, 66, of Ulysses, Kan., died Dec. 29, 2007, at Western Prairie Care Home in Ulysses. She was born March 9, 1941, at Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Cleo and Ida (McKell)?Lohr. She grew up and attended school in Missouri and Kansas. Her early years were spent in Great Bend, Kan. She was very active in church work and belonged to the Baptist Church. She had been a resident of Ulysses since 1977...
John H. Hartwig (01/10/08)
John H. Hartwig, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Michigan City, Ind., died Dec. 28, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Oct. 3, 1921, in Michigan City, the son of John and Josephine Dundajewski Hartwig. He retired from Pullam Standard Car Manufacturing Company in Michigan City, Ind., and moved to Cherokee Village...
Free obituary policy and guidelines (01/10/08)
Free obituary policy and guidelines For all Areawide Media publications Villager-Journal, The News, The South Missourian News Can include: One photo, name, age, city where deceased lived, date and location of birth, parents names, date and location of death...
Alice Newsom Potter (01/10/08)
Alice Newsom Potter was born March 30, 1910, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of the late Everett Mark Whitman and Daisy Shride Whitman and died Dec. 14, 2007, at the age of 97. She was united in marriage Dec. 19, 1928, to Howard Newsom, who preceded her in death on July 27, 1968. To this union two children were born, Gerald Newsom, who preceded her in death Dec. 29, 1966, and Vanetta Newsom...
Marget Tomlinson (01/10/08)
Marget Adell Tomlinson, 77, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late David Edward and Marget (Lewis) Taylor, was born June 22, 1930, at Salem, Ark. She died Jan. 1, 2008, at Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to Max Tomlinson on Aug. 26, 1949, at Bald Knob, Ark. She was a homemaker and member of the Salem First Baptist Church...
Doreen C. Hadaway (01/10/08)
Doreen C. Hadaway, 80, of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 3, 2008, at her home. She was born July 9, 1927, in Wood-ville, Ga., daughter of William Welby Collins and Nancy Elizabeth (Wages) Collins. She was married to William R. Hadaway in Atlanta, Ga., in 1952. ...
Anna McComb (01/10/08)
Anna McComb, 78, of Crown Point, Ind., formerly of Thayer, Mo., died Dec. 29, 2007. She was a retired supervisor from LACR's sewing department. She is survived by: two children, Karen Gotch and husband, Dale of Gary, Ind., and Fred McComb and wife, Sherri of Crown Point, Ind.; three grandchildren, Melissa Ireton and husband, Todd, William McComb and Sarah McComb; two great-grandchildren, James Ireton and Noah Ireton; two brothers, Alfred Lohr and Bill ?Lohr and wife, Goldie, both of Thayer, Mo.; many nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.. ...
Ronnie Jackman (01/10/08)
Ronnie Wayne Jackman, 55, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 9, 1952, in Alton, Mo., and died Dec. 30, 2007, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include: three sisters, Laura Warren and husband Clifford of Alton, Fonda Repp and husband Clarence of O‚Fallon, Mo., Shirley Jackman of Alton; two brothers, Fred Jackman and wife Flossie of Alton, Ray Gene Jackman and wife of Vandouser, Mo.; one sister-in-law, Carmelee (Risenhoover) Lewallen of Martinsburg, Mo.; numerous nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Velma Rhea Webb (01/10/08)
Velma Rhea Webb, 81, of Oxford, daughter of the late Gordie Isaac Taylor and Beulah Green Taylor, was born Aug. 27, 1926, in Oxford (New Hope), Ark. She died Jan. 1, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was united in marriage to Keith Harris Webb on Dec. 1, 1945. To this union two daughters were born...
Laura Maynard (01/10/08)
Laura Powell Maynard, 96, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007, at her home at Fountain Place. She was born Dec. 6, 1911, in Des Moines, Iowa. After graduating high school in Des Moines, Mrs. Maynard moved to Salt Lake City, UT, where she worked as a secretary, then moved to Bremerton, WA where she worked for the Navy during WWII...
Anna McComb (01/10/08)
Anna McComb, 78, of Crown Point, Ind., formerly of Thayer, Mo., died Dec. 29, 2007. She was a retired supervisor from LACR's sewing department. She is survived by: two children, Karen Gotch and husband, Dale of Gary, Ind., and Fred McComb and wife, Sherri of Crown Point, Ind.; three grandchildren, Melissa Ireton and husband, Todd, William McComb and Sarah McComb; two great-grandchildren, James Ireton and Noah Ireton; two brothers, Alfred Lohr and Bill ?Lohr and wife, Goldie, both of Thayer, Mo.; many nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.. ...
Doreen C. Hadaway (01/10/08)
Doreen C. Hadaway, 80, of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 3, 2008, at her home. She was born July 9, 1927, in Wood-ville, Ga., daughter of William Welby Collins and Nancy Elizabeth (Wages) Collins. She was married to William R. Hadaway in Atlanta, Ga., in 1952. ...
Marget Tomlinson (01/10/08)
Marget Adell Tomlinson, 77, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late David Edward and Marget (Lewis) Taylor, was born June 22, 1930, at Salem, Ark. She died Jan. 1, 2008, at Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to Max Tomlinson on Aug. 26, 1949, at Bald Knob, Ark. She was a homemaker and member of the Salem First Baptist Church...
Larry John Mahaffey (01/10/08)
Larry John ?Mahaffey, 54, of Hardy, Ark., died at his home on Dec. 16, 2007. He was born Dec. 23, 1952, the son of Louis A. Mahaffey and Bernece Rogers Mahaffey. He attended school at Hardy Elementary, graduated from Highland High School in 1970, and attended Southern Baptist College. He worked for Mechling Barge Lines...
William E. Combs (01/10/08)
William E. Combs, 69, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 20, 2007, in Benton. He was born Dec. 1, 1938, in Kalispell, Mont., the son of the late Cecil and Vesta (Dale)?Combs. He was of the Baptist faith, a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, and a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Melvin Verble (01/10/08)
Melvin Eugene Verble was born Aug. 16, 1921, in Pollard, Ark., the son of Thomas Jefferson Verble and Ella Brown Verble. He died Dec. 22, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 86. He was united in marriage Feb. 14, 1998, at Franklin, Ark., to Jannie Elliott, who preceded him in death on Aug. 3, 2002...
Alice Newsom Potter (01/10/08)
Alice Newsom Potter was born March 30, 1910, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of the late Everett Mark Whitman and Daisy Shride Whitman and died Dec. 14, 2007, at the age of 97. She was united in marriage Dec. 19, 1928, to Howard Newsom, who preceded her in death on July 27, 1968. To this union two children were born, Gerald Newsom, who preceded her in death Dec. 29, 1966, and Vanetta Newsom...
Nora D. Lohr (01/10/08)
Nora D. Lohr, 66, of Ulysses, Kan., died Dec. 29, 2007, at Western Prairie Care Home in Ulysses. She was born March 9, 1941, at Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Cleo and Ida (McKell)?Lohr. She grew up and attended school in Missouri and Kansas. Her early years were spent in Great Bend, Kan. She was very active in church work and belonged to the Baptist Church. She had been a resident of Ulysses since 1977...
Donald Garske Sr. (01/10/08)
Donald Joseph Garske Sr., 72, of Lena, Ill., formerly of West ?Plains, Mo., was born July 4, 1935, in Farmington, Wis., and died Nov. 27, 2007, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Donald was married to Barbara Williams Dec. 4, 1954, and they had three children to-gether. He then married Patricia Campell on Sept. 3, 2003, and they resided in Lena, Ill...
Narene Ann Parker (01/10/08)
Narene Ann Parker was born the daughter of Robert Clarence Powell and Bertha Rebecca Rader Powell on Oct. 1, 1923, in Williford, Ark., and died Dec. 27, 2007, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 84. She was united in marriage to Curtis Smith and to this union two children were born, Joann Smith Boler and Derrel Smith. She was later united in marriage on April 20, 1950, in Hardy, Ark., to Vershel Parker who preceded her in death Sept. 22, 2001...
Gilbert Louis Norman (01/10/08)
Gilbert Louis Norman, 70, of Sturkie, Ark., died Jan. 5, 2008, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark. He was born in Sweet Springs, Mo., on July 15, 1937, the son of the late James Louis and Alma Marie (Steele)?Norman. He worked as a truckdriver and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kan...
Ronnie Jackman (01/10/08)
Ronnie Wayne Jackman, 55, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 9, 1952, in Alton, Mo., and died Dec. 30, 2007, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include: three sisters, Laura Warren and husband Clifford of Alton, Fonda Repp and husband Clarence of O‚Fallon, Mo., Shirley Jackman of Alton; two brothers, Fred Jackman and wife Flossie of Alton, Ray Gene Jackman and wife of Vandouser, Mo.; one sister-in-law, Carmelee (Risenhoover) Lewallen of Martinsburg, Mo.; numerous nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Dorothy Alma Stogsdill (01/10/08)
Dorothy Alma Stogsdill, 97, of Alton, Mo., was born June 10, 1910, near Alton,, and died Dec. 23, 2007, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include: three children, Icie Morgan and Wayne Stogsdill, both of Alton, Phyllis Simpson of Gatewood, Mo.; one grandson,?Lonnie Morgan of Alton; three great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Dorothy M. Paulik (01/10/08)
Dorothy M. Paulik, 85, died Dec. 23, 2007, at the Crown Point Rehab in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. She was born June 12, 1922, in Staunton, Ill., the daughter of the late Charles and Clara (Schumacher) Paulik. She was a member of the St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church of Horseshoe Bend and was member of the Ladies Guild...
Free obituary policy and guidelines (01/10/08)
Free obituary policy and guidelines For all Areawide Media publications Villager-Journal, The News, The South Missourian News Can include: One photo, name, age, city where deceased lived, date and location of birth, parents names, date and location of death...
Charles Kim Rogers (01/10/08)
Charles Kim Rogers was born the son of Milburn W. Rogers and Shirley Holloway Rogers on Aug. 25, 1951, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Dec. 29, 2007, in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 56. He was united in marriage on September of 1971 at Mammoth Spring to Darlene Finley...
Audrey Edna Porter (01/10/08)
Audrey Edna Porter. 74, was born the daughter of Archie S. Case and Eula C. Martin Case on Nov. 11, 1933, in Culp, Ark., and died Dec. 31, 2007, in Springfield, Mo. She was united in marriage April 13, 1954, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to William Gene Porter who preceded her in death March 8, 1984. She was a member of the Welcome Hill Church of Christ...
John H. Hartwig (01/10/08)
John H. Hartwig, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Michigan City, Ind., died Dec. 28, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Oct. 3, 1921, in Michigan City, the son of John and Josephine Dundajewski Hartwig. He retired from Pullam Standard Car Manufacturing Company in Michigan City, Ind., and moved to Cherokee Village...
Edward J. Halicki (01/10/08)
Edward J. Halicki, 93, died Dec. 27, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark., after a lengthy illness. He was a longtime resident of Prospect Heights, Ill., and had been a resident of Cherokee Village, Ark., for the last 40 years. He was employed by the Chicago Transit Authority early in his career and later owned and operated several business ventures...
Narene Ann Parker (01/10/08)
Narene Ann Parker was born the daughter of Robert Clarence Powell and Bertha Rebecca Rader Powell on Oct. 1, 1923, in Williford, Ark., and died Dec. 27, 2007, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 84. She was united in marriage to Curtis Smith and to this union two children were born, Joann Smith Boler and Derrel Smith. She was later united in marriage on April 20, 1950, in Hardy, Ark., to Vershel Parker who preceded her in death Sept. 22, 2001...
Laura Powell Maynard (01/10/08)
Laura Powell Maynard, 96, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007, at her home at Fountain Place. She was born Dec. 6, 1911, in Des Moines, Iowa. After graduating high school in Des Moines, she moved to Salt Lake City, Utah., where she worked as a secretary, then moved to Bremerton, Wash., where she worked for the Navy during WWII. ...
John H. Hartwig (01/10/08)
John H. Hartwig, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Michigan City, Ind., died Dec. 28, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Oct. 3, 1921, in Michigan City, the son of John and Josephine Dundajewski Hartwig. He retired from Pullam Standard Car Manufacturing Company in Michigan City, Ind., and moved to Cherokee Village. ...
Edward J. Halicki (01/10/08)
Edward J. Halicki, 93, died Dec. 27, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark., after a lengthy illness. He was a longtime resident of Prospect Heights, Ill., and had been a resident of Cherokee Village, Ark., for the last 40 years. He was employed by the Chicago Transit Authority early in his career and later owned and operated several business ventures. ...
Dorothy M. Paulik (01/10/08)
Dorothy M. Paulik, 85, died Dec. 23, 2007, at the Crown Point Rehab in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. She was born June 12, 1922, in Staunton, Ill., the daughter of the late Charles and Clara (Schumacher) Paulik. She was a member of the St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church of Horseshoe Bend and was member of the Ladies Guild. ...
Doreen C. Hadaway (01/10/08)
Doreen C. Hadaway, 80, of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 3, 2008, at her home. She was born July 9, 1927, in Woodville, Ga., the daughter of William Welby Collins and Nancy Elizabeth (Wages) Collins. She was married to William R. Hadaway in Atlanta, Ga., in 1952...
Audrey Edna Porter (01/10/08)
Audrey Edna Porter was born the daughter of Archie S. Case and Eula C. Martin Case on Nov. 11, 1933, in Culp, Ark., and died Dec. 31, 2007, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 74. She was united in marriage on April 13, 1954, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to William Gene Porter who preceded her in death March 8, 1984. ...
Trevin Ryder (01/10/08)
Marshall Smith and Rochelle Cockrum of West Plains, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Trevin Ryder. He was born at 8:13 p.m., Dec. 23, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Trent and Teresa Cockrum of West Plains and Dennis and Felecia Smith of Alton...
Averie Grace Martin (01/10/08)
Brent and Kim Martin of West Plains, Mo., are the parents of a baby girl, Averie Grace. She was born at 3:45 p.m. Dec. 18, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her sibling is Logan, 11. Grandparents are Gary and Freda McClanahan of Alton and Gary and Rhonda Martin of West Plains...
Landyn "B" Duane Carter (01/10/08)
Christopher "B" Carter and Jennifer Neidermann of West Plains, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Landyn "B" Duane Carter. He was born at 2:44 a.m., Dec. 20, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 5 pounds, 9-1/2 ounces, and was 17-1/2 inches long. His sibling is Karissa, 2. Grandparents are Duane and Luann Robison of Koshkonong and George and Janice Hansen of West Plains...
Kelsey Lee Hillis Michaels (01/10/08)
Junior and Leah Michaels of Lake City, Ark., are the parents of Kelsey Lee Hillis Michaels born Dec. 28, 2007, at The Women's Center of NEA?Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 10 pounds, 2 ounces and was born at 7:36 p.m. Grandparents are T.J. McKay of West Memphis, Linda Fletcher McKay of Jonesboro, and Wayne Michaels and Marcia Michaels of Mammoth Spring...
Brock David Richardson, Bryce Thomas Richardson (01/10/08)
Greg and Mandy Richardson of Alton are the parents of twin baby boys, Brock David and Bryce Thomas. Brock was born at 6:40 p.m., Dec. 29, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 11-1/2 ounces and was 19-3/4 inches long. Bryce was born at 7:07 p.m., Dec. 29, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 15-1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long...
Emma Linn Brickell (01/10/08)
Owen and Jennifer Brickell of Calico Rock announce the birth of a daughter on Dec. 17, 2007, at 3:48 p.m. at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. The baby has been named Emma Linn Brickell and weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long...
Brock David Richardson, Bryce Thomas Richardson (01/10/08)
Greg and Mandy Richardson of Alton are the parents of twin baby boys, Brock David and Bryce Thomas. Brock was born at 6:40 p.m., Dec. 29, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 11-1/2 ounces and was 19-3/4 inches long. Bryce was born at 7:07 p.m., Dec. 29, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 15-1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long...
Trevin Ryder (01/10/08)
Marshall Smith and Rochelle Cockrum of West Plains, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Trevin Ryder. He was born at 8:13 p.m., Dec. 23, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Trent and Teresa Cockrum of West Plains and Dennis and Felecia Smith of Alton...
Averie Grace Martin (01/10/08)
Brent and Kim Martin of West Plains, Mo., are the parents of a baby girl, Averie Grace. She was born at 3:45 p.m. Dec. 18, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her sibling is Logan, 11. Grandparents are Gary and Freda McClanahan of Alton and Gary and Rhonda Martin of West Plains...
Kelsey Lee Hillis Michaels (01/10/08)
Junior and Leah Michaels of Lake City, Ark., are the parents of Kelsey Lee Hillis Michaels born Dec. 28, 2007, at The Women's Center of NEA?Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 10 pounds, 2 ounces and was born at 7:36 p.m. Grandparents are T.J. McKay of West Memphis, Linda Fletcher McKay of Jonesboro, and Wayne Michaels and Marcia Michaels of Mammoth Spring...
Landyn "B" Duane Carter (01/10/08)
Christopher "B" Carter and Jennifer Neidermann of West Plains, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Landyn "B" Duane Carter. He was born at 2:44 a.m., Dec. 20, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 5 pounds, 9-1/2 ounces, and was 17-1/2 inches long. His sibling is Karissa, 2. Grandparents are Duane and Luann Robison of Koshkonong and George and Janice Hansen of West Plains...