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Stories from Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Cops build drug case one buy at a time (10/22/08)
An investigation headed by Investigators James Humphrey and Jimmy Carter with the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force has led to the arrest of Wesley Blake Fisk, 52, of Mammoth Spring, for three counts of delivery of a controlled substance to sell...
Huffman challenges Wrenfrow (10/22/08)
OREGON COUNTY -- There will be two candidates on the November ballot for Southern District Commissioner in Oregon County. Incumbent John Wrenfrow will face write-in candidate Max Huffman. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said as a write-in candidate Huffman does not have to declare a party affiliation. Wrenfrow is running as a Democrat...
Absentee voting begins in county (10/22/08)
OREGON COUNTY -- Besides there being several candidates on the November General Election ballot, Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said there will be nine other issues voters across the state and in Oregon County will be voting on. "It is very important voters allow themselves enough time to cast their ballot. For the next two weeks, sample ballots will be printed in the The South Missourian News. I advise all voters to look over the ballots before entering the polling booths," Hensley said...
Roadside memorial established for flagman (10/22/08)
THAYER -- A Thayer man is dealing with the harsh realities of life after seeing the death of a worker in a roadway construction zone. Jacob Steed, 19, was on his way to classes at MSU in West Plains Sept. 25. "It was exactly 5 p.m. The accident happened four miles north of Thayer on Highway 63," he said...
Airport construction discussed (10/22/08)
THAYER -- A long discussion was held about the situation at the airport at the Thayer City Council meeting Oct. 14. Bishop Construction from Marionville, Mo., will be filling in cracks and doing some sealing work at the airport. The council authorized the mayor to sign a contract for the work to begin. He said the crack work may be done this fall but when cold weather sets in some of the work will end. The company has until May 1 to finish the airport improvements...
Basketball teams invited to play at Fed EX Forum (10/22/08)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring School Board reorganized their officers at the Oct. 13 board meeting. Mark Cooper was elected president; Devon Smoot, vice president; and Donell Russell, secretary. The high school basketball team has been invited to play at the Fed Ex Forum in Memphis on Feb. ...
City receives FEMA funds (10/22/08)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace informed city council members that the city has received FEMA funds in the amount of $26,000. The council met Oct. 6. "This will allow us to start construction of the bridge on Third Street that was destroyed in the spring floods," she said...
Senior Center seeking volunteers (10/22/08)
ALTON -- The Alton Senior Citizen Center is in desperate need of meal route delivery drivers. "We are always low on drivers. Currently we have four routes that do not have volunteer drivers," said Pam Simpson, Alton Senior Citizen Center Administrator. ...
Alliance providing meals (10/22/08)
THAYER -- The local Ministerial Alliance has been serving meals for the Thayer Bobcat Football players and coaches this year before home games. Ministerial Alliance President Abel Perez, pastor of the First Assembly of God Church in Thayer, said this Friday, Oct. 24 will be the last meal served, because it will be the last home game. The meal will be at the First Assembly of God Church located on Highway 63. The meal will start between 3:15 and 3:30 p.m...
Award winning pie (10/22/08)
OREGON COUNTY -- Louise Watkins of Thayer learned to cook early. She was the second oldest child of a family of 17 children in Wisconsin. "There were 11 girls and six boys in our family," she said. Watkins and her husband Cliff returned to Wisconsin in September and Louise and Cliff attended the Cranberry Festival Sept. 26-28. "I entered the cranberry recipe contest at the festival and won first prize with my White Chocolate Cranberry Pie," she said...
WIC program available to many (10/22/08)
OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Health Department is reminding women that most families in the county qualify for the Womens, Infants and Childrens Nutritional Program (WIC). "It has been our experience, most families in the area don't realize they qualify for WIC," said Oregon County Health Department Administrator Shiela Russell...
County to replace bridge (10/22/08)
The Fulton County Quorum Court held their monthly meeting Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. During the meeting the court discussed replacing an old bridge. Fulton County Judge Charles Willett announced that he has been meeting with state representatives to replace a bridge in the Fulton County side of Hardy known as the Humphrey-Ford Bridge. ...
It's a game ... Really! (10/22/08)
Viola School held their Fall Festival Oct. 17 in the elementary building. There were many exciting games and prizes to choose from. Stephanie Leslie and Denise Browning, second grade teachers, hosted a toilet paper toss with toilets donated by Viola Hardware. Photo by Emily McIntosh...
Cops build drug case one buy at a time (10/22/08)
An investigation headed by Investigators James Humphrey and Jimmy Carter with the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force has led to the arrest of Wesley Blake Fisk, 52, of Mammoth Spring, for three counts of delivery of a controlled substance to sell...
Early voting begins (10/22/08)
Early voting started Oct. 20 in both Izard and Fulton counties for those who already know who and what to vote for in the general election Nov. 4 or who won't have time to vote that day. Other than the presidential elections on the ballot, voters in both counties will have to decide who will be their next county judge, and voters will decide which sheriff's candidate they prefer in Izard County...
Flu shots available (10/22/08)
Excellent health means quite a bit to most people and they can get a small portion of it for free at the Fulton County Health Unit Nov. 7. Ordinarily, an influenza shot costs $20, but with flu season coming and colder weather creeping in it's important for children and adults to stay healthy and not pass viruses to others. ...
Two vehicle accident (10/22/08)
Oct. 14 at 12:30 p.m., a two-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Byron Road and Church Street in Salem. Ethel Brown, 78, of Salem, was traveling east on church Street when Thelma Carter, 88, of Salem, traveling west on the same street, turned in front of Brown to go down Byron Road. Neither party was injured. Photo by Emily McIntosh...
House Fire (10/22/08)
Oct. 19 at 12:53 a.m. the Smith family's house on Highway 9 near Preacher Roe Park was destroyed by fire. According to Salem Fire Chief Heath Everett, the Salem Fire Department responded within six minutes of the call but the house was totally engulfed by flames when they arrived on the scene. ...
Council discusses emergency issues (10/22/08)
The Salem City Council met Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. in the City Hall. Many of the council members had heard about the three vehicle accident on Oct. 9 five miles west of Viola. Salem Fire Chief Heath Everett gave his report on what technical difficulties they had at the scene...
Fowler arrested on drug charges (10/22/08)
Oct. 7 Cpls. Kenneth Foley and Ronnie Stewart were conducting a sobriety check on State Highway 395, about three miles north of Salem, when they pulled over Barry Louis Fowler, 43, of Salem, who they discovered was in possession of controlled substances, which were not his own prescription medications...
Clothesline promotes awareness (10/22/08)
The colors black and blue mean very little to ordinary people who lead ordinary lives, but to women who are beaten black and blue by their spouses or boyfriends the colors mean domestic abuse. These women feel alone and scared. They often believe no one is there to help them fight back against those who have hurt them, but the Clothesline Project is trying to change all of that fear into hope, friendship and understanding...
Cherokee Village woman outwits scammer (10/22/08)
A Cherokee Village woman returned home to find a surprising message on her answering machine. "This is Publishers Clearing House and you are the winner of $250,750,000," the man leaving the message said. "I looked at my husband and said, 'this is a scam, I'm going to call,'" she said. "I called the number they left on my machine and asked for Frank Brown, like the message told me to."...
Kirby Archer sentenced in Joe Cool killings (10/22/08)
Kirby Archer, formerly of Strawberry, Ark., was sentenced Oct. 14 to five consecutive life terms in prison for the murder of four innocent people. Jake Branam and his wife Kelley, Scott Gamble, Branam's half-brother and Samuel Kairy, were the victims whose lives Kirby Archer admitted to taking during this tragic event...
Confusion continues (10/22/08)
Cherokee Village Police Chief says he will not resign
Rebel Royalty (10/22/08)
Highland High School Homecoming was held Oct. 17. To kick-off the festivities, the homecoming royalty was announced. Ginny Long, a senior, escorted by Justin Bryant, was crowned the 2008 Highland High School Homecoming Queen. Photo by Mitch Sparks
Appeal denied (10/22/08)
The battle may be over but the fight has just begun. The Arkansas Supreme Court made its ruling Oct. 16 on the wet/dry issue in Sharp County. The Supreme Court ruled against the wet/dry issue being on the November ballot. The next time this issue can be raised is the 2010 election year...
Have you had your flu shot? (10/22/08)
With flu season nearing, Sharp County Health Unit has arranged a "drive by shooting" for Nov. 7. Sharp County Health Unit is one of 81 health units statewide participating in a one-day mass flu vaccination clinic. The clinic will be held Nov. 7 starting at 9 a.m. at the Highland Assembly of God Church, located off Highway 62/412. Vaccinations will be given as long as supplies last or until 5 p.m...
Highland Schools release annual report (10/22/08)
Administrators of the Highland School District gave their annual report to the public Sept. 9, with information concerning the start of the new school year and programs that are offered in grades K-12. Highland School District is working to close "gaps in academic achievement" through a task force group which is charged with developing a collaborative plan for achieving that goal...
County to explore natural gas (10/22/08)
Highland Mayor Jerome Norwood announced at the Oct. 14 City Council meeting, that Sharp County is looking into natural gas. Norwood told the council he and the other Spring River Area mayors met with Judge Larry Brown and Crist Engineering representatives, Stewart Noland and Jack Castin, Oct. 7. The group discussed the possibility of bringing natural gas to Sharp County...
County to explore natural gas (10/22/08)
Highland Mayor Jerome Norwood announced at the Oct. 14 City Council meeting, that Sharp County is looking into natural gas. Norwood told the council he and the other Spring River Area mayors met with Judge Larry Brown and Crist Engineering representatives, Stewart Noland and Jack Castin, Oct. 7. The group discussed the possibility of bringing natural gas to Sharp County...
Early voting underway (10/22/08)
'Tis the season to vote. Sharp County residents are gearing up and settling in on their decisions as voting nears. Early voting started Oct. 20 and will be held Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Sharp County Clerk's Office. Deputy Clerk Tonya Powell said there has been several new voters register this year. "We see more and more register every year," Powell said. As of June 1, 1,070 voters had registered this year...
Archer sentenced (10/22/08)
Kirby Archer, formerly of Strawberry, Ark., was sentenced Oct. 14 to five consecutive life terms in prison for the murder of four innocent people. Jake Branam and his wife Kelley, Scott Gamble, Branam's half-brother and Samuel Kairy, were the victims whose lives Kirby Archer admitted to taking during this tragic event...
Quorum court Quorum court (10/22/08)
Harold Hirsch and Bob Murphy, of the Soil Conservation Service, asked the court to approve a budget of $5,000 for their use. The request was made during the October meeting of the Sharp County Quorum Court. The money will be used for matching grants in 2009...
Woman outwits scammer (10/22/08)
A Cherokee Village woman returned home to find a surprising message on her answering machine. "This is Publishers Clearing House and you are the winner of $250,750,000," the man leaving the message said. "I looked at my husband and said, 'this is a scam, I'm going to call,'" she said. "I called the number they left on my machine and asked for Frank Brown, like the message told me to."...
Misery for Miller (10/22/08)
THAYER 43, MILLER 7
Central Methodist tops Avila (10/22/08)
The Central Methodist University football team earned its second win of the season Oct. 18 in a 23-7 victory at Avila University. After falling behind 7-0 in the first quarter, CMU scored 23 unanswered points to defeat Avila. The CMU offense overcame four turnovers in the first half and made the score 7-all before halftime when junior quarterback Brock Brockmeier (Kansas City) connected with junior wide receiver Reggie Hatton (Columbia) on a 2-yard pass to cap a 10-play, 60-yard drive...
Indians start fast, finish strong (10/22/08)
SALEM 6, MARKED TREE 49
Mighty Mite Hounds host fundraiser dinner (10/22/08)
The Salem Greyhound Mighty Mite football association will host a fundraiser dinner Oct. 25, in addition to playing host to the Melbourne Mighty Mites for a full slate of football action. The dinner and games get underway at 10 a.m. at Greyhound Stadium. Dinner is served until 4 pm., and includes pork tenderloin, sides and a drink for $8. Tickets for the dinner will be available at the game...
Hangin' for a half (10/22/08)
For a half, Highland resembled the Rebels of old. They moved the ball pretty well with a couple of long runs and a few passes. They punted a few times, with no turnovers, and the defense limited the opponent's points. By the end of the first half, they were only down 7-6...
Highland nets titles at district tourney (10/22/08)
A championship in boys' doubles and girls' singles highlighted the Highland Rebels' appearance at the 3-4A District Tennis Tournament Oct. 13 at Allen Park in Jonesboro. The Rebels' duo of Garrett Johnson/Bryce Johnson took top honors in the boys' doubles, while Alison Price earned the girls' singles championship in the tournament...
SCA champs for the second time (10/22/08)
After winning the South Central Association (SCA) Conference football title in 1942 for the first time, all sports at Thayer High School were greatly curtailed during World War II, or "dubya, dubya two," as Archie Bunker called it. Many young men left school to serve in the military and gasoline was rationed, so most sports had to take a back seat to world events, with the exception of Major League Baseball, which President Roosevelt encouraged as a morale booster...
AGFC monitors dissolved oxygen levels in lakes (10/22/08)
Spring rains provided many benefits for the state's fisheries. The abundant rainfall provided additional water to local fisheries, improved the survival rates of young bass within the lakes and provided sufficient amounts of cold water to support the trout fisheries below Bull Shoals, Norfork and Greers Ferry Dams...
It just takes phone call to buy buy hunting/fishing license (10/22/08)
Are you pressed for time with hunting seasons due to open soon? Buy your licenses with a free phone call. Licenses can be charged to Discover, MasterCard or Visa and can be bought by phoning 800-364-GAME. In the Little Rock telephone area, call 501-223-6349...
Jimmie Buckner (10/22/08)
Jimmie Buckner, 71, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 15 at her residence. She was born Feb. 7, 1937, in Harland County, Ky., the daughter of Fred Clayton Shoupe and Nancy (Middleton) Shoupe. She was united in marriage to Roland Buckner on Feb. 2, 1984, in Michigan. She worked for many years as a nurse...
Leon C. Carlson (10/22/08)
Leon C. Carlson, 86, of Coon Rapids, Minn., died Oct. 16, 2008. He is survived by: his wife of 63 years, Sophia; his children, Marlene (Jerry) Nalepka, Barbara Soka, Bruce (Ellen) Carlson, Mark Carlson; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren...
Joy Darline Tyree (10/22/08)
Joy Darline Tyree, 81, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Oct. 16, 2008, at Good Samaritan Village. Joy Tyree was born Jan. 13, 1927, in Brandsville, Mo., to George and Dovie (Garner) Bartley. She married O.G. Tyree on May 18, 1947, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. Mrs. Tyree worked for the Victor Valley Public Schools in Victorville, Calif., for nearly 30 years as a junior high school secretary...
Calvin Roy Sheets (10/22/08)
Calvin Roy Sheets, 72, of Thomasville, Mo., was born Jan. 3, 1936, in Koshkonong, Mo., and died Oct. 11, 2008, at his home. On March 15, 1957, he was united in marriage to Susan Jane Boyd in Mammoth Spring, Ark. They raised their daughters in Thayer, Mo., and after retirement moved to Thomasville, Mo...
Garland D. Mobley Jr. (10/22/08)
Garland D. Mobley Jr., 47, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 14, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born April 28, 1961, at Baytown, Texas, the son of Garland Delbert Mobley Sr. and Nina Jo Andrews Mobley. He was a commercial contractor, an insurance agent for White River Insurance in Cave City and a member of  Maxville Church of Christ where he served as a song leader...
Raymond Stroud (10/22/08)
Raymond Edward Stroud, of Heart, Ark., son of the late John Allen Stroud and Elizabeth Mooney Stroud, was born Nov. 2, 1928, in Heart. He died Oct. 12, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 79. He was united in marriage to Pauline Cochran on  June 3, 1966, in Williford, Ark. He was employed by Cooper Communities in Cherokee Village for many years as a caretaker...
Randall Glover (10/22/08)
Randall Evans Glover, 50, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Joseph Harold and Anna Matilda Glover, was born Feb. 14, 1958, in Jacksonville, Ill. He died Oct.19, 2008, at Springfield, Mo. Randall was united in marriage to Patricia Ann West on July 18, 1986, at Jacksonville, Ill...
Curtis Ray Young (10/22/08)
Curtis Ray Young was born Jan. 5, 1958, in Pocahontas, Ark., the son of Clifton James Young and Opal Macklay Young. He died Oct. 13, 2008, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 50. Through the years, Curt built an extensive automobile retail and wholesale business in Arkansas, Missouri and Illinois...
Larry Lee Calbert (10/22/08)
Larry Lee Calbert, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died Sept. 24, 2008, at his home in Hardy, Ark. He was born Sept. 11, 1934, in  Hutchinson, Kan., to Sid and Charlotte (Moss) Calbert. He attended Newton High School in Newton, Kan. He served in the U.S. ...
Victoria Whited (10/22/08)
Victoria Shamrock Whited, 39, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 13, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 19, 1969, at San Diego, Calif., the daughter of Dennis D. Shamrock Sr. and Linda Pries Shamrock. She was a homemaker, a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Evening Shade and a member of First Baptist Church in Evening Shade...
Leon C. Carlson (10/22/08)
Leon C. Carlson, 86, of Coon Rapids, Minn., died Oct. 16, 2008. He is survived by: his wife of 63 years, Sophia; his children, Marlene (Jerry) Nalepka, Barbara Soka, Bruce (Ellen) Carlson, Mark Carlson; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren...
Joy Darline Tyree (10/22/08)
Joy Darline Tyree, 81, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Oct. 16, 2008, at Good Samaritan Village. Joy Tyree was born Jan. 13, 1927, in Brandsville, Mo., to George and Dovie (Garner) Bartley. She married O.G. Tyree on May 18, 1947, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. Mrs. Tyree worked for the Victor Valley Public Schools in Victorville, Calif., for nearly 30 years as a junior high school secretary...
Calvin Roy Sheets (10/22/08)
Calvin Roy Sheets, 72, of Thomasville, Mo., was born Jan. 3, 1936, in Koshkonong, Mo., and died Oct. 11, 2008, at his home. On March 15, 1957, he was united in marriage to Susan Jane Boyd in Mammoth Spring, Ark. They raised their daughters in Thayer, Mo., and after retirement moved to Thomasville, Mo...
Jimmie Buckner (10/22/08)
Jimmie Buckner, 71, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 15 at her residence. She was born Feb. 7, 1937, in Harland County, Ky., the daughter of Fred Clayton Shoupe and Nancy (Middleton) Shoupe. She was united in marriage to Roland Buckner on Feb. 2, 1984, in Michigan. She worked for many years as a nurse...
Garland D. Mobley Jr. (10/22/08)
Garland D. Mobley Jr., 47, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 14, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born April 28, 1961, at Baytown, Texas, the son of Garland Delbert Mobley Sr. and Nina Jo Andrews Mobley. He was a commercial contractor, an insurance agent for White River Insurance in Cave City and a member of  Maxville Church of Christ where he served as a song leader...
Raymond Stroud (10/22/08)
Raymond Edward Stroud, of Heart, Ark., son of the late John Allen Stroud and Elizabeth Mooney Stroud, was born Nov. 2, 1928, in Heart. He died Oct. 12, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 79. He was united in marriage to Pauline Cochran on  June 3, 1966, in Williford, Ark. He was employed by Cooper Communities in Cherokee Village for many years as a caretaker...
Randall Glover (10/22/08)
Randall Evans Glover, 50, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Joseph Harold and Anna Matilda Glover, was born Feb. 14, 1958, in Jacksonville, Ill. He died Oct.19, 2008, at Springfield, Mo. Randall was united in marriage to Patricia Ann West on July 18, 1986, at Jacksonville, Ill...
Curtis Ray Young (10/22/08)
Curtis Ray Young was born Jan. 5, 1958, in Pocahontas, Ark., the son of Clifton James Young and Opal Macklay Young. He died Oct. 13, 2008, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 50. Through the years, Curt built an extensive automobile retail and wholesale business in Arkansas, Missouri and Illinois...
Larry Lee Calbert (10/22/08)
Larry Lee Calbert, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died Sept. 24, 2008, at his home in Hardy, Ark. He was born Sept. 11, 1934, in  Hutchinson, Kan., to Sid and Charlotte (Moss) Calbert. He attended Newton High School in Newton, Kan. He served in the U.S. ...
Victoria Whited (10/22/08)
Victoria Shamrock Whited, 39, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 13, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 19, 1969, at San Diego, Calif., the daughter of Dennis D. Shamrock Sr. and Linda Pries Shamrock. She was a homemaker, a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Evening Shade and a member of First Baptist Church in Evening Shade...
Larry Lee Calbert (10/22/08)
Larry Lee Calbert, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died Sept. 24, 2008, at his home in Hardy, Ark. He was born Sept. 11, 1934, in  Hutchinson, Kan., to Sid and Charlotte (Moss) Calbert. He attended Newton High School in Newton, Kan. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After discharge he returned to Kansas and worked for Beech Aircraft before going into construction work...
Jimmie Buckner (10/22/08)
Jimmie Buckner, 71, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 15 at her residence. She was born Feb. 7, 1937, in Harland County, Ky., the daughter of Fred Clayton Shoupe and Nancy (Middleton) Shoupe. She was united in marriage to Roland Buckner on Feb. 2, 1984, in Michigan. She worked for many years as a nurse...
Garland D. Mobley Jr. (10/22/08)
Garland D. Mobley Jr., 47, of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 14, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born April 28, 1961, at Baytown, Texas, the son of Garland Delbert Mobley Sr. and Nina Jo Andrews Mobley. He was a commercial contractor, an insurance agent for White River Insurance in Cave City and a member of  Maxville Church of Christ where he served as a song leader...
Victoria Whited (10/22/08)
Victoria Shamrock Whited, 39, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 13, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 19, 1969, at San Diego, Calif., the daughter of Dennis D. Shamrock Sr. and Linda Pries Shamrock. She was a homemaker, a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Evening Shade and a member of First Baptist Church in Evening Shade...
Leon C. Carlson (10/22/08)
Leon C. Carlson, 86, of Coon Rapids, Minn., died Oct. 16, 2008. He is survived by: his wife of 63 years, Sophia; his children, Marlene (Jerry) Nalepka, Barbara Soka, Bruce (Ellen) Carlson, Mark Carlson; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren...
Shayden Beth Waltrip (10/22/08)
Alex and Sayde Waltrip announce the birth of their baby sister, Shayden Beth Waltrip. Proud parents are Chris and Beth Waltrip of Elizabeth, Ark. Shayden was born at 10:02 a.m., Sept. 11, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long...
Miley Jewel Clay Circle (10/22/08)
Miley Jewel Clay Circle was born Oct. 5, 2008, at 5:18 p.m., at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big sisters Amy and Katie Clay-Thomas and big brother, Austin Circle along with her proud parents, Renee Clay-Circle and Nathan Circle of Hardy...
Tinsley Elizabeth Leslie (10/22/08)
Ben and Sarah Leslie of Salem, Ark., announce the birth of their daughter born Sept. 27, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Dr. Thomas Leslie of Harrison, Ark., Jay and Rena McCall of Conway, Dee Patterson of Harrison and Debbie Wilson of Harrison...
Kaylynn Jo Marie Fuller (10/22/08)
Danny Fuller and Cheyenne Stephens of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Kaylynn Jo Marie Fuller. She was born at 2:49 a.m. Oct. 9, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds and was 19-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Shirley Fuller of Thayer; Steve Stephens of Roswell, N.M.; Diana Fuller of Thayer and Lymon Fuller of Thayer...
Shayden Beth Waltrip (10/22/08)
Alex and Sayde Waltrip announce the birth of their baby sister, Shayden Beth Waltrip. Proud parents are Chris and Beth Waltrip of Elizabeth, Ark. Shayden was born at 10:02 a.m., Sept. 11, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long...
Miley Jewel Clay Circle (10/22/08)
Miley Jewel Clay Circle was born Oct. 5, 2008, at 5:18 p.m., at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big sisters Amy and Katie Clay-Thomas and big brother, Austin Circle along with her proud parents, Renee Clay-Circle and Nathan Circle of Hardy...
Tinsley Elizabeth Leslie (10/22/08)
Ben and Sarah Leslie of Salem, Ark., announce the birth of their daughter born Sept. 27, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Dr. Thomas Leslie of Harrison, Ark., Jay and Rena McCall of Conway, Dee Patterson of Harrison and Debbie Wilson of Harrison...
Kaylynn Jo Marie Fuller (10/22/08)
Danny Fuller and Cheyenne Stephens of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Kaylynn Jo Marie Fuller. She was born at 2:49 a.m. Oct. 9, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds and was 19-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Shirley Fuller of Thayer; Steve Stephens of Roswell, N.M.; Diana Fuller of Thayer and Lymon Fuller of Thayer...
Miley Jewel Clay Circle (10/22/08)
Miley Jewel Clay Circle was born Oct. 5, 2008, at 5:18 p.m., at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big sisters Amy and Katie Clay-Thomas and big brother, Austin Circle along with her proud parents, Renee Clay-Circle and Nathan Circle of Hardy...
Mitchener -- Smith (10/22/08)
Jessica Whitney Mitchener and Kevin Ray Smith were united in marriage Aug. 9, in an outdoor ceremony at Alton City Park, Alton, Mo. The Rev. Harold Smith, of Willow Springs, grandfather of the groom, officiated at the 6 p.m. double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Mitchener of Alton, Mo. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Melton, Mrs. Charlotte Mitchener and the late Robert Mitchener of Couch, Mo...
Mitchener -- Smith (10/22/08)
Jessica Whitney Mitchener and Kevin Ray Smith were united in marriage Aug. 9, in an outdoor ceremony at Alton City Park, Alton, Mo. The Rev. Harold Smith, of Willow Springs, grandfather of the groom, officiated at the 6 p.m. double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Mitchener of Alton, Mo. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Melton, Mrs. Charlotte Mitchener and the late Robert Mitchener of Couch, Mo...
Grissoms to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (10/22/08)
Orland and Georgia Grissom will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 25 from 2-4 p.m. at the Ash Flat Community Center, located across from the Ash Flat Fire Station. The couple request no gifts please. All family and friends are invited to attend...
Grissoms to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (10/22/08)
Orland and Georgia Grissom will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 25 from 2-4 p.m. at the Ash Flat Community Center, located across from the Ash Flat Fire Station. The couple request no gifts please. All family and friends are invited to attend...
Grissoms to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (10/22/08)
Orland and Georgia Grissom will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 25 from 2-4 p.m. at the Ash Flat Community Center, located across from the Ash Flat Fire Station. The couple request no gifts please. All family and friends are invited to attend...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (10/22/08)
Shannon K. Allison, 29, of Myrtle was charged Oct. 18 with a parole violation out of Arkansas. Edward Lafleur, 57, of Indianapolis, Ind., was brought by a transport company Oct. 20 to the Oregon County Jail to face felony involuntary manslaughter charges and felony assault charges. Bond was set at $1,000...
Thayer Police Report (10/22/08)
Ethan W. Gaines, 18, of Thayer was charged Oct. 16 with stealing. Kevin Hollibough, 37, of Thayer, on Oct. 14, was placed on a 72-hour court ordered hold on a probation violation. Ryan Palmer, 26, of Thayer was charged Oct. 14 with possession of a controlled substance...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (10/22/08)
Charles Holloway, 64, of Ash Flat, was arrested at his residence on a domestic dispute Oct. 13. Holloway was released from the Fulton County Jail Oct. 14 after charges were dropped. Anthony Dickerson, 53, of Salem, was arrested for driving while intoxicated, careless driving and implied consent Oct. 16. Dickerson was released on a $1,985 bond Oct. 17 and given a court date of Nov. 12...
Fulton County Circuit Court (10/22/08)
Donald G. Farmer, 64, pled guilty in the Fulton County Circuit Court to the charges of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a certain person, criminal mischief in the 1st degree, commercial burglary and failure to appear. The offense date was July 6, 2007. ...
Arkansas State Police (10/22/08)
Richard Gallegos, 23, of Calico Rock, was killed Oct. 20 in a one vehicle accident at 8:10 a.m. Gallegos was traveling in a 2001 Dodge pick-up south-bound on State Highway 5 in Baxter County. Gallegos crossed the center line and exited the east side of the highway. ...
Horseshoe Bend Police Department (10/22/08)
Charles Bergman, 41, of Horseshoe Bend, was arrested on a warrant for harassment and criminal trespass Oct. 15. Ben Kittrell was the investigating officer. Jonathan Williams, 27, of Franklin, was arrested and charged with DWI, refusal to submit to a breathalyzer test and failure to dim headlights Oct. 18. Tamara Roberts was the arresting officer...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (10/22/08)
Nicole Hardesty, 26, of Hardy was arrested Oct. 10 on third degree domestic battery charges. Patricio Esparza III, 35, of Hardy was arrested Oct. 10 on third degree domestic battery charges. Brandon Holbrook, 23, of Hardy was arrested Oct. 10 for a 73 hour hold...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (10/22/08)
Charles Holloway, 64, of Ash Flat, was arrested at his residence on a domestic dispute Oct. 13. Holloway was released from the Fulton County Jail Oct. 14 after charges were dropped. Anthony Dickerson, 53, of Salem, was arrested for driving while intoxicated, careless driving and implied consent Oct. 16. Dickerson was released on a $1,985 bond Oct. 17 and given a court date of Nov. 12...
Fulton County Circuit Court (10/22/08)
Donald G. Farmer, 64, pled guilty in the Fulton County Circuit Court to the charges of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a certain person, criminal mischief in the 1st degree, commercial burglary and failure to appear. The offense date was July 6, 2007. ...
Arkansas State Police (10/22/08)
Richard Gallegos, 23, of Calico Rock, was killed Oct. 20 in a one vehicle accident at 8:10 a.m. Gallegos was traveling in a 2001 Dodge pick-up south-bound on State Highway 5 in Baxter County. Gallegos crossed the center line and exited the east side of the highway. ...
Horseshoe Bend Police Department (10/22/08)
Charles Bergman, 41, of Horseshoe Bend, was arrested on a warrant for harassment and criminal trespass Oct. 15. Ben Kittrell was the investigating officer. Jonathan Williams, 27, of Franklin, was arrested and charged with DWI, refusal to submit to a breathalyzer test and failure to dim headlights Oct. 18. Tamara Roberts was the arresting officer...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (10/22/08)
Nicole Hardesty, 26, of Hardy was arrested Oct. 10 on third degree domestic battery charges. Patricio Esparza III, 35, of Hardy was arrested Oct. 10 on third degree domestic battery charges. Brandon Holbrook, 23, of Hardy was arrested Oct. 10 for a 73 hour hold...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (10/22/08)
Shannon K. Allison, 29, of Myrtle was charged Oct. 18 with a parole violation out of Arkansas. Edward Lafleur, 57, of Indianapolis, Ind., was brought by a transport company Oct. 20 to the Oregon County Jail to face felony involuntary manslaughter charges and felony assault charges. Bond was set at $1,000...
Thayer Police Report (10/22/08)
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (10/22/08)
Nicole Hardesty, 26, of Hardy was arrested Oct. 10 on third degree domestic battery charges. Patricio Esparza III, 35, of Hardy was arrested Oct. 10 on third degree domestic battery charges. Brandon Holbrook, 23, of Hardy was arrested Oct. 10 for a 73 hour hold...
Fee increase on ballot for south Sharp County residents (10/22/08)
By Ed Ericson A measure to increase the ambulance fee will be on the November ballot for residents of south Sharp County. The actual question is: Will south Sharp County be able to keep an ambulance service located within its district? Since its start in 1988, the ambulance fee has been $20 per year. ...
What kind of change? (10/22/08)
Some of the most radical stands on abortion belong to Barack Obama. He voted four times in the Illinois State Senate against legislation that would provide care and protection for babies who are born alive after an abortion. Obama co-sponsored legislation (Senate #1173) which would make partial-birth abortion legal, require taxpayer funding of abortion, and it would also go against state laws limiting abortion, such as parental notification laws...
What kind of change? (10/22/08)
Some of the most radical stands on abortion belong to Barack Obama. He voted four times in the Illinois State Senate against legislation that would provide care and protection for babies who are born alive after an abortion. Obama co-sponsored legislation (Senate #1173) which would make partial-birth abortion legal, require taxpayer funding of abortion, and it would also go against state laws limiting abortion, such as parental notification laws...