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Stories from Thursday, October 9, 2008

Back home (10/09/08)
Fun and Friends Senior Center reopens
Recycling program recognized (10/09/08)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Recycling Program was highlighted at an International meeting in New Orleans, La. The American Public Works Association (APWA) recently asked for recycling programs in the rural United States to submit their programs for examination...
Ballfield nears completion (10/09/08)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- By next spring, the Mammoth Spring Little League will have a nice baseball field thanks to the help of many donations and volunteer work. The ballfield is located just south of the city on Highway 9. It will have a concession stand and storage building with one ballfield...
Boyer named new Kosh superintendent (10/09/08)
KOSHKONONG -- The Koshkonong School District has a new superintendent this school year, Luke Boyer. Boyer is a 1996 graduate of Hartville High School. He did his undergraduate work at MSU and received his master's in education and administration from Williams Wood University. Boyer is working on his last year of course work for his doctorate from Missouri State University...
Prewitt receives national scholarship (10/09/08)
THAYER -- John Prewitt is a senior at Thayer High School and a National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist and possibly a National Merit scholarship finalist. He is the son of 37th District Associate Circuit Judge Jo Beth Prewitt and the late Gary Prewitt...
Three injured in accident (10/09/08)
THAYER -- A two-vehicle accident one mile north of Thayer on Highway 63 Oct. 3, resulted in minor injuries to three Thayer residents. According to a news release from Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, a 1990 Buick driven by Amy Rosseau, 42, of Thayer, was stopped in the northbound lane of the highway, attempting to make a left hand turn when she was struck from behind by a 2001 Ford driven by Charles Barnett, 22, of Thayer...
Barnett charged with harassment (10/09/08)
From the editor: Letters referred to in this article are printed exactly as they were written. A local man who has been charged with harassing a couple in West Plains, Mo., is believed to be the same man who recently sent demanding letters to several banks in the same area demanding money and a new vehicle. Gaston R. Barnett, 72, of Salem, Ark., has been charged with harassing the couple and threatening to kill them...
Salem man charged with harassment (10/09/08)
From the editor: Letters referred to in this article are printed exactly as they were written. A local man who has been charged with harassing a couple in West Plains, Mo., is believed to be the same man who recently sent demanding letters to several banks in the same area demanding money and a new vehicle. Gaston R. Barnett, 72, of Salem, Ark., has been charged with harassing the couple and threatening to kill them...
I Think I Can (10/09/08)
Oct. 4 at the Salem Fairgrounds Arena people enjoyed seeing antique tractors. At 3 p.m., local youngsters got their try at tractor pulling, and afterwards, the big tractors had their turn in the arena. Photo by Emily McIntosh
New play equipment at Viola Elementary (10/09/08)
Walking outside on the playground at Viola the children are laughing, screaming and acting more like monkeys than usual. The reason for this joyful change, is that the Viola Elementary School has gotten new playground equipment to keep the children active and playful when they have recess...
It's walnut pickin' time (10/09/08)
It's time to grab the family and kids, a truck and some good five-gallon buckets and fill them with this year's black walnut harvest. According to Hammons Products Company of Stockton, Mo., the tennis-ball-sized nuts are going for $13 per hundred pounds after hulling. The opening day for hulling was Oct. 1...
Schools ranked for college readiness (10/09/08)
The Arkansas Policy Foundation released on Oct. 5 the 2007 college remediation rates for Arkansas high schools. The college remediation rate is the percentage of high school graduates who had to take remediation courses in college. The average remediation rate for Arkansas was 48.1 percent. According to the report, Fulton, Izard and Sharp County school districts did well in their ratings...
State lottery placed on ballot (10/09/08)
The general election is creeping closer and closer and a good way for Arkansas voters to get a heads up on the topics that will be on the ballot is to go to http://ballotpedia.org. Among the issues on the ballot are proposed Amendment No. 1, which hands over the election of voting officials to the legislature. ...
National 4-H week celebrated (10/09/08)
National 4-H Week started Oct. 5 and will run through Oct. 11. The theme for this year is "Keeping it Green." Today, with the world trying to stem its need and dependence on oil, area 4-H clubs are trying to keep the world healthy and green by combining old-world with new-world technologies...
Have you paid your taxes yet? (10/09/08)
It's that time of year again. Property taxes are due by Oct. 10 to avoid late penalties. The Sharp County Collectors Office will have extended hours on Oct. 10, from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. "We understand people work and things come up during the day," Charlotte Ratliff, Sharp County Collector, said...
Homemakers club honored (10/09/08)
The chilly autumn weather is here and the 11 members of the Franklin Extension Homemakers Club in Melbourne had the right idea of donating denim quilted throws to Safe Passage. The group has yet to determine how to raise money with the throws. According to Safe Passage, they are considering raffling or auctioning them off...
Students learn fire safety (10/09/08)
The week of Oct. 5-11 is Fire Prevention Week with the theme being "Prevent Home Fires." Area fire stations are doing what they can during this week to educate children about fire safety. Oct. 6, the Viola Fire Department held an awareness day for the Viola Head Start children with a firetruck. The rest of the week the fire department will have a smokehouse at the school to simulate to children what it would be like in a house that is on fire...
Motorcycle Wreck (10/09/08)
Oct. 2 at 4:30 p.m., Stephen MaGuffee, 53, of Salem, was injured when he wrecked his motorcycle on Highway 395 North. MaGuffee was traveling south and lost control of the motorcycle running off the roadway into the western ditch striking several mailboxes before coming to a stop. MaGuffee was transported to the Fulton County Hospital for treatment of his injuries. Photo by Emily McIntosh...
Ballfield nears completion (10/09/08)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- By next spring, the Mammoth Spring Little League will have a nice baseball field thanks to the help of many donations and volunteer work. The ballfield is located just south of the city on Highway 9. It will have a concession stand and storage building with one ballfield...
One more try (10/09/08)
SERT members file appeal
Cave City Fall Royalty (10/09/08)
Cave City High School announced their Fall Royalty to kick off their homecoming game Oct. 3. Pictured by row, from left, are: Freshman princesses, Bree Cook and Dawn Mathewson; Sophomore princesses, Rachel Roebuck and C'aira Norris; Junior princesses, Amanda McCullough and Kendra Demster; Senior princesses, Rebekah Roebuck and Brittany Landers. Photo by Amanda Powers...
Deer hunt underway (10/09/08)
With very few complaints and several deer removed from the city limits, Cherokee Village officials report the deer hunt is going well. The citizens of Cherokee Village voted to have a deer hunt inside city limits this year to help thin out the deer population. The hunt began Sept. 15 and will continue until the end of October...
Have you paid your taxes yet? (10/09/08)
It's that time of year again. Property taxes are due by Oct. 10 to avoid late penalties. The Sharp County Collectors Office will have extended hours on Oct. 10, from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. "We understand people work and things come up during the day," Charlotte Ratliff, Sharp County Collector, said...
Happy Anniversary Highland (10/09/08)
The city of Highland is gearing up for their 10th Anniversary Celebration. The celebration will be held at the Highland High School football field starting at noon on Oct. 11. "We told the churches to pray for good weather," Richard Smith, an anniversary celebration chairmen, said...
Jury deadlocked (10/09/08)
After five days of deliberation, the jury in the Guillermo Zarabozo trial in Florida, found themselves deadlocked on 12 out of 16 charges. The jury found Zarabozo guilty of four counts of causing death through the use of a firearm. U.S. District Judge Paul Huck accepted the guilty charges...
It's walnut picking time (10/09/08)
It's time to grab the family and kids, a truck and some good five-gallon buckets and fill them with this year's black walnut harvest. According to Hammons Products Company of Stockton, Mo., the tennis-ball-sized nuts are going for $13 per hundred pounds after hulling. The opening day for hulling was Oct. 1...
Arson suspected in house fire (10/09/08)
A house fire that occurred in Cherokee Village on Sept. 28, is raising suspicions of arson. Cherokee Village Fire Department responded to a house fire on 1 Kawa Drive, Sept. 28 around 11:13 p.m. According to the report, three on-duty firemen responded and five off-duty firemen responded...
State lottery placed on ballot (10/09/08)
The general election is creeping closer and closer and a good way for Arkansas voters to get a heads up on the topics that will be on the ballot is to go to http://ballotpedia.org. Among the issues on the ballot are proposed Amendment No. 1, which hands over the election of voting officials to the legislature. ...
Bears main course on homecoming (10/09/08)
THAYER 52, WILLOW SPRINGS 20
Lady Cougs third in state (10/09/08)
The Izard County Lady Cougars finished third at the Class 2A State Golf Tournament Sept. 30 at Belvedere Country Club in Hot Springs, while Salem came in fourth and Melbourne finished ninth in the team standings. Last year's state champions, the Shirley Lady Blue Devils, came in second, with Katie Webb carding an 84 for medalist honors for Shirley...
Bobcats follow plan (10/09/08)
The blueprint that Salem followed to its first win of the 2008 season went something like this: get a quick lead, hang onto the football and play lights out defense while scoring at will. And while this plan worked to perfection against Cedar Ridge in week four, it was completely absent from the Greyhounds' mode of operation in Salem's week five 3-2A clash with Walnut Ridge...
Lady Rebs runners-up in Class 4A (10/09/08)
The Highland Lady Rebels, defending Class 4A state golf champions, came five strokes from earning back-to-back titles Sept. 30 at the Russellville Country Club. Highland shot a team score of 297 in this year's state tournament, good for second place, five strokes behind Pottsville's 292...
Highland rolls Westside (10/09/08)
It's amazing what a little confidence will do for a team. The Highland junior Rebels followed up their come-from-behind win at Trumann with a dominating 44-30 win over Westside at home on Oct. 2. Highland (3-2, 2-1) got contributions from quarterback Garrett Sublett, three-of-seven for 24 yards, 45 yards on six carries and one touchdown, and from fullback Michael Moore on six carries for 73 yards and two touchdowns...
A work in progress (10/09/08)
HIGHLAND 7, TRUMANN 35
Smith clutch for Corning (10/09/08)
CAVE CITY 21, CORNING 22
Hunter Education class on tap in Salem (10/09/08)
A Hunter Education course is scheduled for Oct. 13, 14 and 15 at the Salem High School Cafeteria from 5:30 to 9 p.m. each night. Those participating must attend all class sessions to complete the course. The course includes such topics as firearms safety, conservation, wildlife management, sportsmanship, archery, muzzleloading, first aid and survival and other hunting information...
Hunter Education class on tap (10/09/08)
A Hunter Education course is scheduled for Oct. 13, 14 and 15 at the Salem High School Cafeteria from 5:30 to 9 p.m. each night. Those participating must attend all class sessions to complete the course. The course includes such topics as firearms safety, conservation, wildlife management, sportsmanship, archery, muzzleloading, first aid and survival and other hunting information...
Hunter Education class scheduled (10/09/08)
A Hunter Education course is scheduled for Oct. 13, 14 and 15 at the Salem High School Cafeteria from 5:30 to 9 p.m. each night. Those participating must attend all class sessions to complete the course. The course includes such topics as firearms safety, conservation, wildlife management, sportsmanship, archery, muzzleloading, first aid and survival and other hunting information...
View MDC on YouTube (10/09/08)
The Missouri Department of Conservation has more than 400 videos circulating on YouTube. But none has garnered attention quite like the video of an alligator snapping turtle biting a researcher. Despite the obvious pain, the researcher kept his cool and the animal was not harmed, and the researcher emerged with relatively minor injuries...
NWTF teams up with Arkansas' disabled veterans (10/09/08)
The National Wild Turkey Federation's Wheelin' Sportsmen program and the Arkansas State Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further help disabled veterans. Through the partnership, the Arkansas DAV and Wheelin' Sportsmen NWTF have agreed to help enrich the lives of America's disabled men and women by informing veterans about local outreach events and providing free copies of the NWTF's Wheelin' Sportsmen magazine to local DAV chapters and Veterans Affairs hospitals.. ...
Spring River second at Duck Days (10/09/08)
The Spring River Senior Softballers traveled to Trumann and took part in the Duck Days Tournament last week. Their first opponent was Little Rock. Spring River wondered what happened when the final score on the scoreboard read Little Rock 28, Spring River 8...
Kynslee Marie Vandiver (10/09/08)
Joey and Keena Vandiver of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Kynslee Marie. She was born at 3:45 p.m., Sept. 30, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her sibling is Jasmyn, 5. Grandparents are Barbara Reynolds of West Plains, Doug Collins of Dora and Bobby and Margie Vandiver of Koshkonong...
Jimmy W. Rogers (10/09/08)
Jimmy W. Rogers, 53, of Marquette Heights, Ill., died Sept. 26, 2008, at Methodist Medical Center. He was born May 14, 1966, in Detroit, Mich., to Coy and Vera Rogers Rogers. He married Kimberly Rogers on Sept. 9, 1989, in Sharp County Arkansas. He graduated from art school and worked as a job coordinator for H&H Track works...
Doris E. Brown (10/09/08)
Doris E. Brown of Peoria, Ariz., formerly of Hollister, Mo., was born June 26, 1917, in Jobe, Mo., the daughter of the late William and Grace (Jenkins) Clark. She died Sept. 25, 2008, in Peoria. She was married to George Brown Oct. 27, 1938, in Thayer, Mo...
George Taylor (10/09/08)
George Lee Taylor was born July 28, 1934, in Wirth, Ark., the son of Charlie Taylor and Velda Louthan Taylor. He died Sept. 28, 2008, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 74. He was a farmer and enjoyed working with his horses and mules. George was employed by the City of Thayer, working for the street department for many years...
Edith Emma Hopper (10/09/08)
Edith Emma Hopper, 92, of Thayer, Mo., was born Nov. 25, 1915, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Sept. 29, 2008, at the National Healthcare Center in West Plains, Mo. She is survived by: six children, Norma Johnson and husband James of West Plains, Mo., Mary Combs of West Plains, Dorris Hopper of Gatewood, Mo., Howard Hopper and wife Faye of Springfield, Mo., Harold Hopper and wife Betty of Barnett, Mo., and Ronnie Hopper of St. ...
Myrtle Virginia Collins (10/09/08)
Myrtle Virginia Collins was born the daughter of William Richard Housdan and Liza Brown Housdan on November 23, 1922, in Walnut Ridge, Ark., and died Oct. 3, 2008, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 85. She was united in marriage in 1945, at St. Louis, Mo., to Stanley Lee, who preceded her in death. She was united in marriage in 1971, at St. Louis, Mo. to Ritchie Collins, who preceded her in death Aug. 18, 2007...
Vesta Marie Mills (10/09/08)
Vesta Marie Mills, daughter of the late Emery Allison and Martha Howell Mitchell, was born Dec. 19, 1910, at Thayer, Mo., and died Oct. 3, 2008, at West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 97. She was united in marriage Sept. 21, 1927, at Salem, Ark., to Hade Mills, who preceded her in death June 27, 1986...
Hosea Carl Cates (10/09/08)
Hosea Carl Cates, 71, of Alton, Mo., was born July 13, 1937, in Oregon County Missouri and died Sept. 29, 2008, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He is survived by: his wife, Nancy, of the home; one daughter, Regina Barton and husband Greg; one son, Jeff Cates and wife Sondra; his mother, Lois Cates; one sister, Helen Holmes; four grandchildren, Erin Melby and husband Heath, Whitney Chadwick and husband Chase, Jon Barton, Alyssa Cates; one great-grandchild, Jadeyn Melby; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Sue (Thompson) Bates (10/09/08)
Sue (Thompson) Bates, 64, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Sept. 10, 2008, at Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. She was the daughter of the late Thad Thompson and the late Hazel Sanford. Bates was the former owner of Sue Bates Advertising. She is survived by: her husband, Roger C. ...
Samantha Diane Pierce (10/09/08)
James and Karen Pierce of Sandy, Utah, announce the birth of their daughter, Samantha Diane Pierce. Samantha was born Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at 7:56 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19-1/4 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Kermit and Virgie Cotter of Viola, Ark. Paternal grandparents are James and Mary Pierce of Somerdale, N..J...
Emma Ione Bates (10/09/08)
Emma Ione Bates was born Sept. 8, 2008, at 12:40 p.m., at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big sister Katlyn Elizabeth Bates and her parents Amy Gayle Truitt Bates and Stephen Adam Bates of Ash Flat...
Kara Elizabeth Britton (10/09/08)
Greg and Trudy Britton of Thayer, Mo., announce the birth of a baby girl, Kara Elizabeth. She was born Aug. 26, 2008, at 7:30 p.m., at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Grandparents are Elmer and Kathy Russell of Thayer and Truman and Jessie Britton of Sedgewick, Ark...
Gracey Kay Lingenfelter (10/09/08)
Justin and Lacey Lingenfelter of Mammoth Spring, Ark. are the parents of a baby girl, Gracey Kay. She was born at 7:50 a.m., Oct. 1, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 13-1/2 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Daniel, 4. ...
Myrtle Virginia Collins (10/09/08)
Myrtle Virginia Collins was born the daughter of William Richard Housdan and Liza Brown Housdan on November 23, 1922, in Walnut Ridge, Ark., and died Oct. 3, 2008, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 85. She was united in marriage in 1945, at St. Louis, Mo., to Stanley Lee, who preceded her in death. She was united in marriage in 1971, at St. Louis, Mo. to Ritchie Collins, who preceded her in death Aug. 18, 2007...
Vesta Marie Mills (10/09/08)
Vesta Marie Mills, daughter of the late Emery Allison and Martha Howell Mitchell, was born Dec. 19, 1910, at Thayer, Mo., and died Oct. 3, 2008, at West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 97. She was united in marriage Sept. 21, 1927, at Salem, Ark., to Hade Mills, who preceded her in death June 27, 1986...
Edith Emma Hopper (10/09/08)
Edith Emma Hopper, 92, of Thayer, Mo., was born Nov. 25, 1915, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Sept. 29, 2008, at the National Healthcare Center in West Plains, Mo. She is survived by: six children, Norma Johnson and husband James of West Plains, Mo., Mary Combs of West Plains, Dorris Hopper of Gatewood, Mo., Howard Hopper and wife Faye of Springfield, Mo., Harold Hopper and wife Betty of Barnett, Mo., and Ronnie Hopper of St. ...
George Taylor (10/09/08)
George Lee Taylor was born July 28, 1934, in Wirth, Ark., the son of Charlie Taylor and Velda Louthan Taylor. He died Sept. 28, 2008, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 74. He was a farmer and enjoyed working with his horses and mules. George was employed by the City of Thayer, working for the street department for many years...
Jimmy W. Rogers (10/09/08)
Jimmy W. Rogers, 53, of Marquette Heights, Ill., died Sept. 26, 2008, at Methodist Medical Center. He was born May 14, 1966, in Detroit, Mich., to Coy and Vera Rogers Rogers. He married Kimberly Rogers on Sept. 9, 1989, in Sharp County Arkansas. He graduated from art school and worked as a job coordinator for H&H Track works...
Doris E. Brown (10/09/08)
Doris E. Brown of Peoria, Ariz., formerly of Hollister, Mo., was born June 26, 1917, in Jobe, Mo., the daughter of the late William and Grace (Jenkins) Clark. She died Sept. 25, 2008, in Peoria. She was married to George Brown Oct. 27, 1938, in Thayer, Mo...
Hosea Carl Cates (10/09/08)
Hosea Carl Cates, 71, of Alton, Mo., was born July 13, 1937, in Oregon County Missouri and died Sept. 29, 2008, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He is survived by: his wife, Nancy, of the home; one daughter, Regina Barton and husband Greg; one son, Jeff Cates and wife Sondra; his mother, Lois Cates; one sister, Helen Holmes; four grandchildren, Erin Melby and husband Heath, Whitney Chadwick and husband Chase, Jon Barton, Alyssa Cates; one great-grandchild, Jadeyn Melby; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Sue (Thompson) Bates (10/09/08)
Sue (Thompson) Bates, 64, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Sept. 10, 2008, at Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. She was the daughter of the late Thad Thompson and the late Hazel Sanford. Bates was the former owner of Sue Bates Advertising. She is survived by: her husband, Roger C. ...
Jimmy W. Rogers (10/09/08)
Jimmy W. Rogers, 53, of Marquette Heights, Ill., died Sept. 26, 2008, at Methodist Medical Center. He was born May 14, 1966, in Detroit, Mich., to Coy and Vera Rogers Rogers. He married Kimberly Rogers on Sept. 9, 1989, in Sharp County Arkansas. He graduated from art school and worked as a job coordinator for H&H Track works...
Gracey Kay Lingenfelter (10/09/08)
Justin and Lacey Lingenfelter of Mammoth Spring, Ark. are the parents of a baby girl, Gracey Kay. She was born at 7:50 a.m., Oct. 1, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 13-1/2 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Daniel, 4. ...
Kara Elizabeth Britton (10/09/08)
Greg and Trudy Britton of Thayer, Mo., announce the birth of a baby girl, Kara Elizabeth. She was born Aug. 26, 2008, at 7:30 p.m., at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Grandparents are Elmer and Kathy Russell of Thayer and Truman and Jessie Britton of Sedgewick, Ark...
Emma Ione Bates (10/09/08)
Emma Ione Bates was born Sept. 8, 2008, at 12:40 p.m., at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big sister Katlyn Elizabeth Bates and her parents Amy Gayle Truitt Bates and Stephen Adam Bates of Ash Flat...
Samantha Diane Pierce (10/09/08)
James and Karen Pierce of Sandy, Utah, announce the birth of their daughter, Samantha Diane Pierce. Samantha was born Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at 7:56 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19-1/4 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Kermit and Virgie Cotter of Viola, Ark. Paternal grandparents are James and Mary Pierce of Somerdale, N..J...
Kynslee Marie Vandiver (10/09/08)
Joey and Keena Vandiver of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Kynslee Marie. She was born at 3:45 p.m., Sept. 30, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her sibling is Jasmyn, 5. Grandparents are Barbara Reynolds of West Plains, Doug Collins of Dora and Bobby and Margie Vandiver of Koshkonong...
Emma Ione Bates (10/09/08)
Emma Ione Bates was born Sept. 8, 2008, at 12:40 p.m., at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big sister Katlyn Elizabeth Bates and her parents Amy Gayle Truitt Bates and Stephen Adam Bates of Ash Flat...
Gracey Kay Lingenfelter (10/09/08)
Justin and Lacey Lingenfelter of Mammoth Spring, Ark. are the parents of a baby girl, Gracey Kay. She was born at 7:50 a.m., Oct. 1, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 13-1/2 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Daniel, 4. ...
Malakai Elijah Charles Milton (10/09/08)
Brooklyn Sellers would like to announce the birth of her baby brother, Malakai Elijah Charles Milton. Malakai is the son of Marshall and Teresa Milton of Cherokee Village. Malakai weighed 7 pounds, 8.5 ounces and was 21 inches long. He was born Sept. 13, 2008, in Batesville at the White River Medical Center...
French -- Crawford (10/09/08)
John and Terri French announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Morgan Brittani, to Kyle Collins Crawford, son of Susan Crawford and the late Judge Harold Crawford on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. at the Hardy First Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the Creekside Loft in Hardy...
Reppert -- Johnson (10/09/08)
Jerry and Dianne Reppert of Anna, Ill., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Tyra Dianne Reppert of Cape Girardeau, Mo., to Bryan Scott Johnson, of Cape Girardeau, Mo. He is the son of Mackie and Naomi Johnson of Thayer, Mo...
Quadrizius -- Franz (10/09/08)
Gus and Hilde Quadrizius of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sharon Marie Quadrizius, to William Ryan Franz, son of Bill and Donna Franz and the grandson of Betty Franz of Thayer, Mo., and Iona Cameron of Springfield, Mo...
French -- Crawford (10/09/08)
John and Terri French announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Morgan Brittani, to Kyle Collins Crawford, son of Susan Crawford and the late Judge Harold Crawford on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. at the Hardy First Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the Creekside Loft in Hardy...
French -- Crawford (10/09/08)
John and Terri French announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Morgan Brittani, to Kyle Collins Crawford, son of Susan Crawford and the late Judge Harold Crawford on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. at the Hardy First Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the Creekside Loft in Hardy...
Reppert -- Johnson (10/09/08)
Jerry and Dianne Reppert of Anna, Ill., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Tyra Dianne Reppert of Cape Girardeau, Mo., to Bryan Scott Johnson, of Cape Girardeau, Mo. He is the son of Mackie and Naomi Johnson of Thayer, Mo...
Quadrizius -- Franz (10/09/08)
Gus and Hilde Quadrizius of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sharon Marie Quadrizius, to William Ryan Franz, son of Bill and Donna Franz and the grandson of Betty Franz of Thayer, Mo., and Iona Cameron of Springfield, Mo...
Martin -- Earls (10/09/08)
Ken and DeLisa Martin of Elizabeth, Ark., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Ashton Martin, to Michael Joseph Earls, son of Nicky and Susie Earls of Mammoth Spring, Ark. The couple plan to be married in a 3 p.m. ceremony on Oct. 18 at the First Baptist Church of Viola...
Moser -- Lawrence (10/09/08)
Danny and Connie Moser of Calico Rock announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kasey Moser to Brandon Lawrence of Melbourne, son of Larry Lawrence and Janice Griffin. The wedding will be held Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at Cooper's Hawk Golf Course in Melbourne...
Martin -- Earls (10/09/08)
Ken and DeLisa Martin of Elizabeth, Ark., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Ashton Martin, to Michael Joseph Earls, son of Nicky and Susie Earls of Mammoth Spring, Ark. The couple plan to be married in a 3 p.m. ceremony on Oct. 18 at the First Baptist Church of Viola...
Moser -- Lawrence (10/09/08)
Danny and Connie Moser of Calico Rock announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kasey Moser to Brandon Lawrence of Melbourne, son of Larry Lawrence and Janice Griffin. The wedding will be held Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at Cooper's Hawk Golf Course in Melbourne...
French -- Crawford (10/09/08)
John and Terri French announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Morgan Brittani, to Kyle Collins Crawford, son of Susan Crawford and the late Judge Harold Crawford on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. at the Hardy First Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the Creekside Loft in Hardy...
Hills celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (10/09/08)
Jacques and Joanne Hill will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 11. They have four sons, 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. They now enjoy their retirement in Cherokee Village, Ark. The Hills have family in Illinois, Indiana and Colorado...
Hills celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (10/09/08)
Jacques and Joanne Hill will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 11. They have four sons, 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. They now enjoy their retirement in Cherokee Village, Ark. The Hills have family in Illinois, Indiana and Colorado...
Hills celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (10/09/08)
Jacques and Joanne Hill will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 11. They have four sons, 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. They now enjoy their retirement in Cherokee Village, Ark. The Hills have family in Illinois, Indiana and Colorado...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (10/09/08)
James Roach, 58, of Viola, was arrested Oct. 3 on a warrant for failure to pay fines for DWI. Roach was released on a $580 bond Oct. 5. Leonard Lee, 35, of Geep, was arrested for DWI, failure to register a vehicle and no Arkansas drivers license on Oct. 4. Lee was release on a $770 bond and given a court date of Nov. 12...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (10/09/08)
A Dolph woman was arrested Friday night at a sobriety checkpoint on the charge of possessing an instrument of crime. Bobbie Jeanette Pool, 36, was found to possess a smoking device, located inside her handbag and she was taken to the Izard County Detention Facility. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that Pool has a previous drug related felony conviction and remains in the Izard County Detention Facility on an Arkansas Department of Correction hold...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (10/09/08)
Brandon S. Holbrook, 23, of Hardy, was arrested Sept. 25, on a warrant for failure to appear on disorderly conduct charges. Preston Tyler French, 19, of Cherokee Village, was arrested Sept. 25, on a warrant for assault in the third degree and battery in the third degree...
Cherokee Village Police Report (10/09/08)
Vernon Herring, 28, of Cherokee Village, was arrested Sept. 29 on a warrant for failure to pay fines. Wayne Houghton, 39, of Cherokee Village, was cited Sept. 29 for unlawful storage on property. Peggy Saxton, 69, of Cherokee Village, was cited Sept. 29, for maintenance of premises...
Horseshoe Bend Police Report (10/09/08)
Sherman Horner, 46, of Horseshoe Bend, was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance and use or possession with the intent to use drug paraphernalia Oct. 3. Both charges are class "C" felonies. A search warrant was executed at the Horner residence Oct. ...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (10/09/08)
Gigi Haley, 47, of Cordova, Tenn., was arrested Oct. 5 on a felony narcotics warrant, a probation violation and felony possession of cocaine.
Alton Police Report (10/09/08)
Kevin S. Bradley Jr., 19, was arrested Oct. 4 for two warrants from Wright County, failure to appear, speeding and no license. Bond was set at $200.
Thayer Police Report (10/09/08)
Tracy D. Nickels, 37, of Mammoth Spring, was charged Oct. 4 with first degree trespassing. Bond was set at $125. Jennifer Bowles, 37, of Thayer, was charged Sept. 27 with no insurance and failure to register a vehicle. Sandra G. Taylor, 50, of Thayer, was arrested Sept. 28 for shoplifting. Bond was set at $325...
Thayer Police Report (10/09/08)
Ray C. Victorino, 25, Thayer was held for domestic assault Sept. 21. No bond was set. Charges were dropped by the victim after a 12-hour hold in the Thayer City Jail. David G. Lawson, 59, Isabella, Mo., was charged with speeding Sept. 24. Tracy D. Nickels, 36, Thayer was charged with property damage Sept. 26, She was held in the Thayer City Jail for eight-hours and released...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (10/09/08)
Ricky M. Gibson, 22, Thayer was sent to state prison Sept. 24 on a probation violation and possession of a controlled substance. Wesley V. Garza, 31, of Pocahontas, Ark., was issued a speeding citation Sept. 26. He paid the fine and was released. Joseph A, Curtis, 28, of Alton was charged Sept. 27 with misdemeanor stealing. He posted a $1,000 bond and was released...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (10/09/08)
Janice Thompson, 52, of Salem, was arrested Sept. 26 for driving while intoxicated and careless driving. Thompson was transported to Izard County Jail where she posted $965 bond and was released Sept. 27 and given a court date of Oct. 8. Jeremy Goodwin, 29, of Hardy, was arrested on a warrant for failure to pay child support on Sept. 27. Goodwin is being held in Fulton County Jail in lieu of a $1025.49 cash only bond...
Cherokee Village Police Report (10/09/08)
Vernon Herring, 28, of Cherokee Village, was arrested Sept. 29 on a warrant for failure to pay fines. Wayne Houghton, 39, of Cherokee Village, was cited Sept. 29 for unlawful storage on property. Peggy Saxton, 69, of Cherokee Village, was cited Sept. 29, for maintenance of premises...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (10/09/08)
Brandon S. Holbrook, 23, of Hardy, was arrested Sept. 25, on a warrant for failure to appear on disorderly conduct charges. Preston Tyler French, 19, of Cherokee Village, was arrested Sept. 25, on a warrant for assault in the third degree and battery in the third degree...
Please give blood (10/09/08)
As a Red Cross volunteer and Chairman of the Greater Ozarks-Arkansas Blood Region, I would like your readers to be aware of the effect that the recent hurricanes and severe weather here have had on our blood supply. With incredible devastation and power outages widespread in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike and Hurricane Hanna, blood supplies that were already low in many parts of the country continued to drop. ...