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Stories from Thursday, April 24, 2008

Thayer preschool registration slated (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer THAYER -- The Thayer Elementary Preschool is now registering preschool students for next school year. According to preschool teacher Debbie Hyde, a child must be 4-years-old before Aug. 1. She said the screenings will be held May 5 and 6 and appointments need to be made by calling the elementary school at 264-3911, ext. 140...
Loyalty Day Parade on tap (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer MAMMOTH SPRING -- This year's Loyalty Day Parade will be held April 26 starting at 1 p.m. The parade is sponsored every year by the Mammoth Spring VFW Post 7831 and Ladies Auxiliary. Wayne Haney is the post commander and Dorothy Parks is the auxiliary president...
Unregistered sex offender charged (04/24/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer Jeffrey Alan McGovern, 22, was charged April 2 with failure to register as a sex offender in Fulton County stemming from a 2005 incident. He was sentenced by Fulton County Circuit Judge Tim Weaver to 30 days in the Fulton County Jail and 12 months probation. McGovern was also ordered to pay $750 in court cost and fees...
More flood gauges coming soon (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer While touring tornado damage in Sharp County in late March, U.S. State Rep. Marion Berry informed Hardy Mayor Nina Thornton that her request for additional flood warning systems has been approved. Currently there are only two such systems in the area, at Hardy and at Mammoth Spring State Park...
Tax relief available (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer Missouri's 35 counties, including Oregon County, approved for federal disaster assistance due to recent flooding have until May 19 to file and pay most federal and state taxes. According to Missouri Department of Revenue officials, those who did not file their taxes by April 15 will see their federal rebate checks delayed...
Federal funds awarded to Oregon County (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County has been awarded federal funds in the amount of $7,659 under the emergency food and shelter national board program. According to local FEMA board member Kathy Loth, a local board made up of residents across the county will determine how the funds awarded will be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies. ...
Deputies busy with arrests (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer THAYER -- On April 11 the Grim Reaper made an appearance at Thayer High School. Thankfully, this was not one of his typical visits requiring a life to cease, although it did cause some alarm. According to Thayer High School Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) sponsor Charla Shrable, "Every 31 minutes of each day, a life is lost as a result of an impaired driving crash."...
Izard County's 9-1-1 system gets upgraded (04/24/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer Izard County has approved the adoption of wireless 9-1-1 enhancements to be operational within four to six months, at no cost to the taxpayers. In the implementation of an enhanced 9-1-1 system, the wireless portion is the first phase, according to Izard County authorities...
Large-scale drug bust at Batesville (04/24/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer The seizure of over 100 pounds of methamphetamine, street priced at over $11 million, led to the arrest of 52 individuals in a large-scale Batesville based drug consortium. In an action labeled Operation Tienda Hielo, or Ice Storm, multi-agency cooperation has severed the head of the snake after the three-year trafficking investigation...
Fishing should be good, despite the floods (04/24/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer The Jim Hinkle Spring River State Fish Hatchery in Mammoth Spring developed major problems as a result of the recent flooding which left 100,000 fish dead, 10 percent of their current yield. Also with the flooding came changes in the geology of the entire river system, leaving anglers guessing...
Rabies confirmed in Howell County (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer OREGON COUNTY -- Pet owners in Oregon County need to be aware that this is the time of year to make sure their animals are vaccinated against rabies. Oregon County Health Department Administrator Shiela Russell said two weeks ago a suspected rabied skunk was sent off from the Thomasville area but test results came back negative...
Fulton County welcomes new deputy (04/24/08)
Fulton County has a new addition to the certified deputies' roster. Lance Gray was one of 48 officers who successfully completed Basic Police Training Course 2008-A at the Black River Technical College Law Enforcement Training Academy in Pocahontas April 11...
Dillinger asks for drug money (04/24/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer Fulton County Sheriff Walter Dillinger requested money to buy drugs April 14 at the Fulton County Quorum Court meeting. Dillinger submitted a request to the Fulton County Quorum Court for $5,000 to be given to the the Fulton County Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force for special operations, $2,000 of which had already been set aside for the sheriff's department...
... and bears, oh my (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer OREGON COUNTY -- Yes, there are bears in them there woods, or in this case on Highway 63 north of Koshkonong. Oregon County Conservation Agent Paul Veatch reports that on April 20 at 9:30 p.m., he received a call from Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol saying that a bear had either hit a vehicle or a vehicle had struck a bear about one-mile north of Koshkonong on High 63...
Keeping tradition (04/24/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer Ken Felts and family are keeping a longstanding tradition of grinding corn, alive and well in Viola with a mill thought to be nearly 100-years old. The mill passed from person to person until Ken's father, Dick Felts, received it from the Sherman Family...
Earthquake hits home (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer Two Thayer, Mo., women had an experience they will never forget last week. They were awakened by an earthquake. Teah Barton and Melissa Thornton were awakened at 4:37 a.m. April 18 by an earthquake in Maryland Heights, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. Barton, Thornton and Barton's 3-year-old son, Austin, were on their way to Illinois to watch some late model dirt track races April 19...
Izard County's 9-1-1 system gets upgraded (04/24/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer Izard County has approved the adoption of wireless 9-1-1 enhancements to be operational within four to six months, at no cost to the taxpayers. In the implementation of an enhanced 9-1-1 system, the wireless portion is the first phase, according to Izard County authorities...
Deputies busy with arrests (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer THAYER -- On April 11 the Grim Reaper made an appearance at Thayer High School. Thankfully, this was not one of his typical visits requiring a life to cease, although it did cause some alarm. According to Thayer High School Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) sponsor Charla Shrable, "Every 31 minutes of each day, a life is lost as a result of an impaired driving crash."...
Thayer preschool registration slated (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer THAYER -- The Thayer Elementary Preschool is now registering preschool students for next school year. According to preschool teacher Debbie Hyde, a child must be 4-years-old before Aug. 1. She said the screenings will be held May 5 and 6 and appointments need to be made by calling the elementary school at 264-3911, ext. 140...
Tax relief available (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer Missouri's 35 counties, including Oregon County, approved for federal disaster assistance due to recent flooding have until May 19 to file and pay most federal and state taxes. According to Missouri Department of Revenue officials, those who did not file their taxes by April 15 will see their federal rebate checks delayed...
Rabies confirmed in Howell County (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer OREGON COUNTY -- Pet owners in Oregon County need to be aware that this is the time of year to make sure their animals are vaccinated against rabies. Oregon County Health Department Administrator Shiela Russell said two weeks ago a suspected rabied skunk was sent off from the Thomasville area but test results came back negative...
Unregistered sex offender charged (04/24/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer Jeffrey Alan McGovern, 22, was charged April 2 with failure to register as a sex offender in Fulton County stemming from a 2005 incident. He was sentenced by Fulton County Circuit Judge Tim Weaver to 30 days in the Fulton County Jail and 12 months probation. McGovern was also ordered to pay $750 in court cost and fees...
More flood gauges coming soon (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer While touring tornado damage in Sharp County in late March, U.S. State Rep. Marion Berry informed Hardy Mayor Nina Thornton that her request for additional flood warning systems has been approved. Currently there are only two such systems in the area, at Hardy and at Mammoth Spring State Park...
Federal funds awarded to Oregon County (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County has been awarded federal funds in the amount of $7,659 under the emergency food and shelter national board program. According to local FEMA board member Kathy Loth, a local board made up of residents across the county will determine how the funds awarded will be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies. ...
Large-scale drug bust at Batesville (04/24/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer The seizure of over 100 pounds of methamphetamine, street priced at over $11 million, led to the arrest of 52 individuals in a large-scale Batesville based drug consortium. In an action labeled Operation Tienda Hielo, or Ice Storm, multi-agency cooperation has severed the head of the snake after the three-year trafficking investigation...
Loyalty Day Parade on tap (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer MAMMOTH SPRING -- This year's Loyalty Day Parade will be held April 26 starting at 1 p.m. The parade is sponsored every year by the Mammoth Spring VFW Post 7831 and Ladies Auxiliary. Wayne Haney is the post commander and Dorothy Parks is the auxiliary president...
Earthquake hits home (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer Two Thayer, Mo., women had an experience they will never forget last week. They were awakened by an earthquake. Teah Barton and Melissa Thornton were awakened at 4:37 a.m. April 18 by an earthquake in Maryland Heights, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. Barton, Thornton and Barton's 3-year-old son, Austin, were on their way to Illinois to watch some late model dirt track races April 19...
Dillinger asks for drug money (04/24/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer Fulton County Sheriff Walter Dillinger requested money to buy drugs April 14 at the Fulton County Quorum Court meeting. Dillinger submitted a request to the Fulton County Quorum Court for $5,000 to be given to the the Fulton County Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force for special operations, $2,000 of which had already been set aside for the sheriff's department...
... and bears, oh my (04/24/08)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer OREGON COUNTY -- Yes, there are bears in them there woods, or in this case on Highway 63 north of Koshkonong. Oregon County Conservation Agent Paul Veatch reports that on April 20 at 9:30 p.m., he received a call from Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol saying that a bear had either hit a vehicle or a vehicle had struck a bear about one-mile north of Koshkonong on High 63...
Keeping tradition (04/24/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer Ken Felts and family are keeping a longstanding tradition of grinding corn, alive and well in Viola with a mill thought to be nearly 100-years old. The mill passed from person to person until Ken's father, Dick Felts, received it from the Sherman Family...
Fulton County welcomes new deputy (04/24/08)
Fulton County has a new addition to the certified deputies' roster. Lance Gray was one of 48 officers who successfully completed Basic Police Training Course 2008-A at the Black River Technical College Law Enforcement Training Academy in Pocahontas April 11...
Fishing should be good, despite the floods (04/24/08)
Jody Shackelford Staff Writer The Jim Hinkle Spring River State Fish Hatchery in Mammoth Spring developed major problems as a result of the recent flooding which left 100,000 fish dead, 10 percent of their current yield. Also with the flooding came changes in the geology of the entire river system, leaving anglers guessing...
Moderate forecast for turkey season (04/24/08)
Missouri's top turkey expert says hunters can expect another good spring turkey season. While the 2008 spring turkey harvest is not likely to set any records, Show-Me State hunters' success rate still will inspire envy in hunters from most other states...
Lady Hounds fall to Highland (04/24/08)
The Highland Lady Rebels put together a big third inning and then used a stout performance on the mound from ace Karisa Hendrix to shutout the homestanding Salem Lady Greyhounds 5-0 April 17 in non-conference softball action. Hendrix had another fantastic stint on the hill for Highland, as she gave up just two hits and one walk while striking out 16 Lady Greyhounds. Hendrix was well on her way to a no-hitter before Salem touched her for a pair of base hits in the home half of the seventh frame...
Moderate forecast for turkey season (04/24/08)
Missouri's top turkey expert says hunters can expect another good spring turkey season. While the 2008 spring turkey harvest is not likely to set any records, Show-Me State hunters' success rate still will inspire envy in hunters from most other states...
Claude Ancel Walker (04/24/08)
Claude Ancel Walker died March 31, 2008, in Yuba City, Calif. He was 99. He was born Sept. 19, 1908, in Scotts Mills, Ore., the son of the late Joseph Walker and Susan Pickens. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was married to Catherine Walker on Aug. 6, 1932, in Waterloo, Ill...
Charlene E. George (04/24/08)
Charlene E. George, 88, of Locust Grove, Ark., died April 16, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 28, 1919, at Locust Grove, Ark., the daughter of Charles Franklin and Lucindy (Lovell) Elms. She was a school teacher and also retired from International Shoe Factory in Batesville. She was a member of the Extension Homemakers Club at Jamestown and was a member of the Locust Grove Landmark Missionary Baptist Church...
Nora Shelley (04/24/08)
Nora Shelley of Ash Flat, daughter of the late James Thomas Shelley and Mary Ann McConnell Shelley, was born May 3, 1928, in Ballard (Peace Valley), Ark. She died April 13, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 79. She was a homemaker and a member of Peace Valley Pentecostal Church...
Charles Ray Owens (04/24/08)
Charles Ray Owens, of Union, Ark., son of the late C.L. (Spikey) Owens and Ollie Jennings Owens, was born Jan. 21, 1949, in Union. He died April 12, 2008, at his home at the age of 59. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a fiber optic cable splicer and worked with a construction crew laying line for telephone companies. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church at Union...
Dale Shoemate (04/24/08)
Dale Shoemate, of Salem, Ark., son of the late William Rufus Shoemate and Eula Owens Shoemate, was born Sept. 20, 1934, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died April 18, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 73. He was united in marriage to Cathy Mask on March 20, 1970, at Salem. To this union two children were born. He was a lineman with North Arkansas Electric Cooperative in Salem for many years. He was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Jean Huff (04/24/08)
Jean Huff, 71, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died April 16, 2008, at a Searcy hospital. She was born Feb. 11, 1937, at Allen Ky., to John and Virgie (Burchett) Fannin. She was a homemaker, worked for General Industries in Bald Knob and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Roger Baldridge II (04/24/08)
Roger Emmet Baldridge II, 27, of Foreny, Texas, died Friday, April 11, 2008, in North Dakota. He was born Nov. 12, 1980, in Salem, Ark., the son of Roger Emmet Baldridge and Patricia Porter. He graduated from Highland High School in 1999. He was also a graduate of Tulsa Welding School...
Johnny Loyd Cooper (04/24/08)
Johnny Loyd Cooper, 67, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Joseph Delbert and Jo Isaphine (Wells) Cooper, was born on Oct. 2, 1940, at Glencoe, Ark., He died April 18, 2008, at his home. He was united in marriage to Linda Ann Horton on June 9, 1962, at Hardy, Ark. He worked as a heavy equipment operator and county road foreman for the Fulton County Road Department. He was of the church of Christ faith...
Janet Bennett (04/24/08)
Memorial services for Janet Marie Bennet, 57, West Plains, Mo., will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at Spring Creek Community Church west of Bypass 63 on K Highway. She was born June 25, 1950, in Couch, Mo., to Gilbert and Irene Combs Harris. She died April 15, 2008, at her home...
Vincent Johnson (04/24/08)
Vincent Wayne Johnson, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Eric John Johnson and Ruth Madge King Johnson, was born on March 6, 1930, in Blythe, Calif. He died April 18, 2008, at his home in Salem at the age of 78. He was united in marrige to Grace Elizabeth Simington on Dec. 8, 1968, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was a self-employed farmer...
Joann H. Rolen (04/24/08)
Joann H. Rolen, 66, of Kansas City, Kan., died April 11, 2008, at Providence Medical Center. She was born Sept. 6, 1941, in Thayer, Mo. She is survived by: four daughters, Sharon Richards, Karen Yanez, Sarah Rolen, all of Kansas City, Kan., and Kathy McConnell of Lawson, Mo.; two sons, Kenneth and Michael Rolen both of Kansas City, Kan.; two sisters, Ruth Combs and Louise Atchisson of St. ...
John Noordhoek (04/24/08)
John Noordhoek, 76, of Desha, Ark., died April 15, 2008, in a Batesville hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was born June 4, 1931, in Sandborne, Minn., the son of Arie Noordhoek and Lena Olencamp Noordhoek. He served his country in the armed forces during the Korean War...
Rosezetta (Weber) Holding (04/24/08)
Rosezetta (Weber) Holding, 78, of Camp, Ark., died April 17, 2008. She was born Oct. 27, 1929, in Parsons, Kan., the daughter of the late James and Ada Bell (Daniel) Weber. She was a former Council Bluffs resident for 40 years and had resided at Camp, Ark., for the past 17 years. She returned to Council Bluffs six months ago for medical treatment...
Mildred Marie Boroff (04/24/08)
Mildred Marie Boroff, 92, of Alton, Mo., died April 13, 2008, at Brooke Haven Health Care in West Plains, Mo. She was born April 12, 1916, in Joplin, Mo., the daughter of Benjamin Shiloh and Eunice Davee Hursman Johnston. On March 4, 1960, she was married in San Diego County, Calif., to Joseph Walter Boroff who preceded her in death on March 3, 1998. She was of the Assembly of God faith...
Rosezetta (Weber) Holding (04/24/08)
Rosezetta (Weber) Holding, 78, of Camp, Ark., died April 17, 2008. She was born Oct. 27, 1929, in Parsons, Kan., the daughter of the late James and Ada Bell (Daniel) Weber. She was a former Council Bluffs resident for 40 years and had resided at Camp, Ark., for the past 17 years. She returned to Council Bluffs six months ago for medical treatment...
Roger Baldridge II (04/24/08)
Roger Emmet Baldridge II, 27, of Foreny, Texas, died Friday, April 11, 2008, in North Dakota. He was born Nov. 12, 1980, in Salem, Ark., the son of Roger Emmet Baldridge and Patricia Porter. He graduated from Highland High School in 1999. He was also a graduate of Tulsa Welding School...
Johnny Loyd Cooper (04/24/08)
Johnny Loyd Cooper, 67, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Joseph Delbert and Jo Isaphine (Wells) Cooper, was born on Oct. 2, 1940, at Glencoe, Ark., He died April 18, 2008, at his home. He was united in marriage to Linda Ann Horton on June 9, 1962, at Hardy, Ark. He worked as a heavy equipment operator and county road foreman for the Fulton County Road Department. He was of the church of Christ faith...
Charlene E. George (04/24/08)
Charlene E. George, 88, of Locust Grove, Ark., died April 16, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 28, 1919, at Locust Grove, Ark., the daughter of Charles Franklin and Lucindy (Lovell) Elms. She was a school teacher and also retired from International Shoe Factory in Batesville. She was a member of the Extension Homemakers Club at Jamestown and was a member of the Locust Grove Landmark Missionary Baptist Church...
Janet Bennett (04/24/08)
Memorial services for Janet Marie Bennet, 57, West Plains, Mo., will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at Spring Creek Community Church west of Bypass 63 on K Highway. She was born June 25, 1950, in Couch, Mo., to Gilbert and Irene Combs Harris. She died April 15, 2008, at her home...
Vincent Johnson (04/24/08)
Vincent Wayne Johnson, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Eric John Johnson and Ruth Madge King Johnson, was born on March 6, 1930, in Blythe, Calif. He died April 18, 2008, at his home in Salem at the age of 78. He was united in marrige to Grace Elizabeth Simington on Dec. 8, 1968, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was a self-employed farmer...
Joann H. Rolen (04/24/08)
Joann H. Rolen, 66, of Kansas City, Kan., died April 11, 2008, at Providence Medical Center. She was born Sept. 6, 1941, in Thayer, Mo. She is survived by: four daughters, Sharon Richards, Karen Yanez, Sarah Rolen, all of Kansas City, Kan., and Kathy McConnell of Lawson, Mo.; two sons, Kenneth and Michael Rolen both of Kansas City, Kan.; two sisters, Ruth Combs and Louise Atchisson of St. ...
Nora Shelley (04/24/08)
Nora Shelley of Ash Flat, daughter of the late James Thomas Shelley and Mary Ann McConnell Shelley, was born May 3, 1928, in Ballard (Peace Valley), Ark. She died April 13, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 79. She was a homemaker and a member of Peace Valley Pentecostal Church...
Mildred Marie Boroff (04/24/08)
Mildred Marie Boroff, 92, of Alton, Mo., died April 13, 2008, at Brooke Haven Health Care in West Plains, Mo. She was born April 12, 1916, in Joplin, Mo., the daughter of Benjamin Shiloh and Eunice Davee Hursman Johnston. On March 4, 1960, she was married in San Diego County, Calif., to Joseph Walter Boroff who preceded her in death on March 3, 1998. She was of the Assembly of God faith...
Claude Ancel Walker (04/24/08)
Claude Ancel Walker died March 31, 2008, in Yuba City, Calif. He was 99. He was born Sept. 19, 1908, in Scotts Mills, Ore., the son of the late Joseph Walker and Susan Pickens. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was married to Catherine Walker on Aug. 6, 1932, in Waterloo, Ill...
Jean Huff (04/24/08)
Jean Huff, 71, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died April 16, 2008, at a Searcy hospital. She was born Feb. 11, 1937, at Allen Ky., to John and Virgie (Burchett) Fannin. She was a homemaker, worked for General Industries in Bald Knob and was of the Pentecostal faith...
John Noordhoek (04/24/08)
John Noordhoek, 76, of Desha, Ark., died April 15, 2008, in a Batesville hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was born June 4, 1931, in Sandborne, Minn., the son of Arie Noordhoek and Lena Olencamp Noordhoek. He served his country in the armed forces during the Korean War...
Dale Shoemate (04/24/08)
Dale Shoemate, of Salem, Ark., son of the late William Rufus Shoemate and Eula Owens Shoemate, was born Sept. 20, 1934, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died April 18, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 73. He was united in marriage to Cathy Mask on March 20, 1970, at Salem. To this union two children were born. He was a lineman with North Arkansas Electric Cooperative in Salem for many years. He was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Charles Ray Owens (04/24/08)
Charles Ray Owens, of Union, Ark., son of the late C.L. (Spikey) Owens and Ollie Jennings Owens, was born Jan. 21, 1949, in Union. He died April 12, 2008, at his home at the age of 59. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a fiber optic cable splicer and worked with a construction crew laying line for telephone companies. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church at Union...
Nora Shelley (04/24/08)
Nora Shelley of Ash Flat, daughter of the late James Thomas Shelley and Mary Ann McConnell Shelley, was born May 3, 1928, in Ballard (Peace Valley), Ark. She died April 13, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 79. She was a homemaker and a member of Peace Valley Pentecostal Church. ...
John Noordhoek (04/24/08)
John Noordhoek, 76, of Desha, Ark., died April 15, 2008, in a Batesville hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was born June 4, 1931, in Sandborne, Minn., the son of Arie Noordhoek and Lena Olencamp Noordhoek. He served his country in the armed forces during the Korean War. ...
Jean Huff (04/24/08)
Jean Huff, 71, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died April 16, 2008, at a Searcy hospital. She was born Feb. 11, 1937, at Allen Ky., to John and Virgie (Burchett) Fannin. She was a homemaker, worked for General Industries in Bald Knob and was of the Pentecostal faith. ...
Charlene E. George (04/24/08)
Charlene E. George, 88, of Locust Grove, Ark., died April 16, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 28, 1919, at Locust Grove, Ark., the daughter of Charles Franklin and Lucindy (Lovell) Elms. She was a school teacher and also retired from International Shoe Factory in Batesville. ...
Bernice Tipton (04/24/08)
Bernice Tipton, 82, of Hardy, Ark., died Thursday, April 17, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker. She is survived by: one son, Teddy Tipton and his wife, Janetta, of Hardy; two grandsons, Jeff Tipton and wife, Cheryl, of Nixa Mo., and Teddy E. ...
Betty Jo Pickens (04/24/08)
Betty Jo Pickens of Cherokee Village died Wednesday, April 16, 2008, in her home. She was born June 5, 1933, in Birmingham, Ala., to Henry Wilson and Dosia Marie Pickens. She received a bachelor's degree in business education from Arkansas Tech University and a master's degree in education from Arkansas State University. ...
Kenra Sue Martin (04/24/08)
Marcus and Heather Martin of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Kendra Sue. She was born at 11:20 a.m., April 12, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her siblings are Trent, Ashley and Marcus. Grandparents are Elaine Martin and Tom Martin, both of Thayer...
Keely Jo Stevens (04/24/08)
Roger and Maudie Jo Stevens of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Keely Jo. She was born at 10:43 a.m., April 10, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long. Her sibling is Hadley. Grandparents are Larry and Joyce Smith of Bakersfield and Wendall and Roberta Stevens of Thayer...
Keely Jo Stevens (04/24/08)
Roger and Maudie Jo Stevens of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Keely Jo. She was born at 10:43 a.m., April 10, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long. Her sibling is Hadley. Grandparents are Larry and Joyce Smith of Bakersfield and Wendall and Roberta Stevens of Thayer...
Kenra Sue Martin (04/24/08)
Marcus and Heather Martin of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Kendra Sue. She was born at 11:20 a.m., April 12, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her siblings are Trent, Ashley and Marcus. Grandparents are Elaine Martin and Tom Martin, both of Thayer...
Your View (04/24/08)
Writer responds to advertisement, says the Bible has the answers I feel compelled to write a rebuttal to the advertisement "Mother God" that has been printed in Areawide Media publications in recent weeks. The Hebrew word, Elohim, is the word for God in Gen. 1:1 and 2,700 other places in the Old Testament. Elohim is plural form meaning God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost and is always masculine gender. The only feminine deities in scripture are pagan deities...
Your View (04/24/08)
Writer responds to advertisement, says the Bible has the answers I feel compelled to write a rebuttal to the advertisement "Mother God" that has been printed in Areawide Media publications in recent weeks. The Hebrew word, Elohim, is the word for God in Gen. 1:1 and 2,700 other places in the Old Testament. Elohim is plural form meaning God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost and is always masculine gender. The only feminine deities in scripture are pagan deities...