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Stories from Thursday, November 6, 2008

2008 Election Results (11/06/08)
Nov. 4 Election Results: Edward Casey with 1,094votes Brad Vest with 1,044votes John Wrenfrow with 2,019votes Max Huffman with 166votes Yes with 3,425votes No with 1,030votes For more election results, pick up a copy of the Nov. 13 issue of The South Missourian News...
2008 Election Results (11/06/08)
Local results from Tuesdays election will be published in the Nov. 13 issue of the "The News." To view the results now visit http://www.arelections.org/.
Ready, set, wait (11/06/08)
Voters began lining up early to vote at the Mammoth Spring Fire Station Nov. 4. As of 11 a.m. there was still a line out to the street of voters waiting their turn to cast their ballot. Election results will be posted on The South Missourian News Web site at www.southmissouriannews.com. Photo by Jan Thompson...
Honoring those who serve (11/06/08)
THAYER -- Thayer American Legion Post 344 will be holding a dedication ceremony for the new Veterans Memorial, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. The memorial is at the corner of Front and Walnut Street. According to American Legion Post member Doyle Fink, several dignitaries including Thayer Mayor Merle Williams, State Rep. Mike Dethrow, Christy Ferrel a representative from Sen. Claire McCaskill's office and State Rep. Chuck Purgason have been invited and agreed to attend the dedication...
More room needed for PT (11/06/08)
The Fulton County Hospital Board held their monthly meeting Oct. 27. During the meeting, the board discussed hospital improvements and better ways to serve patients. Angela Richmond, chief executive officer, asked the board for permission to fill out paperwork for the possibility of the hospital getting a rural health clinic. ...
Lafleur, Pacheco hearings held (11/06/08)
ALTON -- An attorney hearing for Edward L. Lafleur was held Oct. 29 in Oregon County Associate Circuit Court before 37th Associate Circuit Judge Jo Beth Prewitt. Lafleur, 57, of Indianapolis, Ind., was arraigned before Judge Prewitt Oct. 22. At that arraignment Lafleur was told by the judge that he would reappear Oct. 29 and should at that time have an attorney...
A century of farming (11/06/08)
OREGON COUNTY -- This month three new farms have been added to the Century Farm program in Oregon County. They are the Fred and Dionne Komm farm at Thayer, the Joe and Laverne Cockman farm at Alton and the Herb and Curtis Poulette and Kenneth Smith farm at Thayer...
County seeking council nominations (11/06/08)
JOREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County is now accepting nominations for the 2009 public election of Oregon County Extension Council members. According to Jim Heiskell, chairman of the local Extension Council, the election will be conducted the second or third week of January. He said the actual date will be announced later...
Tomorrow's Leaders to be featured in The South Missourian News (11/06/08)
The South Missourian News, along with Thompson Photographics, will again sponsor Tomorrow's Leaders. The free photo feature will be published in a future edition of the paper. An appointment is necessary to have your children or grandchildren included in this special section...
Council meeting rescheduled (11/06/08)
Due to Veterans Day, the regular Thayer City Council meeting scheduled for Nov. 11 has been rescheduled for Nov. 18 at 7 p.m.
When you say 'Coach Pitts' you see two heads turn (11/06/08)
Sometimes, it's difficult to get along with other family members. Whether it is differences of opinion, or differences in career paths, brothers grow apart, which is definitely not the case here. These brothers, who excelled in different athletic fields in high school, went to different colleges, but still share a common passion for sports and have chosen the same career path...
Mammoth Spring Schools celebrates Red Ribbon Week (11/06/08)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Red Ribbon Week was celebrated across the country and the area last week with most schools and a lot of community clubs and organizations trying to get the word out that younger people, especially students, stay away from drugs. Mammoth Spring School in conjuction with Red Ribbon Week had an assembly for the elementary students and the senior high students Oct. 30...
Honoring those who serve (11/06/08)
Our nation's colors will soon be seen flying near the headstones of veterans' graves in honor of their service to their country. No doubt the U.S. flag will also be flying at events on Nov. 11 to honor those who have served in the Armed Forces in the past and those who are currently serving...
A trail of memories (11/06/08)
A clear autumn morning with a fresh cool breeze is all that's needed for an early run or brisk walk. That is the type of morning David Floyd of Mountain Home, lived for. He loved to breath the crisp air and go jogging with his friends, his widow Cindi Floyd said at Panther Bay Day-Use Park in Baxter County on Oct. 30. "David loved this time of year," Floyd said. "He advised everybody that it's better to go to bed and rise early. Today, we're ready to pay tribute to David."...
Hospital board discusses PT (11/06/08)
The Fulton County Hospital Board held their monthly meeting Oct. 27. During the meeting, the board discussed hospital improvements and better ways to serve patients. Angela Richmond, chief executive officer, asked the board for permission to fill out paperwork for the possibility of the hospital getting a rural health clinic. ...
Schools prepared if tragedy happens (11/06/08)
The sound of tornado sirens going off or the firing of gun shots on the sidewalk of a school campus as students are going to their classes is something no one wants to hear. Unfortunately, this does happen, as the University of Central Arkansas in Conway has learned twice this year. The same goes for the tragedy at Virginia Tech and some schools in Louisiana that were closed down by Hurricane Katrina...
Tomorrow's Leaders to be featured in The News (11/06/08)
"The News", along with Thompson Photographics, will again sponsor Tomorrow's Leaders. The free photo feature will be published in a future edition of the paper. An appointment is necessary to have your children or grandchildren included in this special section...
FC Hospital offers scope procedure (11/06/08)
The Fulton County Hospital has made great advancements not only to keep up with bigger hospitals but also to serve the community better. Now, instead of traveling to a medical center in another town to get a colonoscopy or an endoscopy, patients can have the procedure done closer to home at the Fulton County Hospital. The hospital now has a state-of-the-art Olympus scope with a small camera attached to the end...
Viola holds conferences (11/06/08)
Viola School held a parent/teacher conference Oct. 24. The school passed out copies of the annual report to parents as they picked up their child's report cards. Superintendent John May gave an update on the building project. Phase one of the project has yet to get underway. "We had hoped to have started the dirt work by now, but dealing with bureaucracy to get things approved can take time. We hope to be taking bids on dirt work in the next several weeks," May said...
Council ends road closure discussion (11/06/08)
The Viola City Council held their monthly meeting Oct. 30 to discuss several issues concerning the town. The council resumed discussion on closing part of Longhorn Drive during school hours. During last month's meeting, John May, superintendent of Viola School, met with the council to ask them to close part of the road for the students' safety when they are walking across the street to the band building and to keep illegal activities from happening near the rock wall that partially surrounds the school. ...
IC Sheriff investigates shooting (11/06/08)
The Izard County Sheriff's Department and the Arkansas State Police are investigating a shooting that happened Oct. 30 at around 5 p.m. at a residence in Iuka about .3 miles south of the Baxter-Izard County line, Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said...
New Cherokee Village Police Chief sworn in (11/06/08)
"I believe and feel that the mayor wrongfully, arbitrarily and capriciously decided to terminate me against department policy and without due process," Former Cherokee Village Police Chief Scott Goodwin told the Cherokee Village City Council Oct. 28...
2008 Election Results (11/06/08)
Local results from Tuesdays election will be published in the Nov. 12 issue of the "Villager Journal." To view the results now visit http://www.arelections.org/.
A new beginning (11/06/08)
New Cherokee Village Police Chief sworn in
Residents take action (11/06/08)
After two weeks without water the residents of Biggers Bluff have started to take action. Biggers Steakhouse owner, David Bathrick, said he has seen well drilling trucks up and down the road all week. Bathrick had to have a chlorinator put on his existing well to bring it up to health department standards, which he said was done at the beginning of the week...
More room needed for PT (11/06/08)
The Fulton County Hospital Board held their monthly meeting Oct. 27. During the meeting, the board discussed hospital improvements and better ways to serve patients. Angela Richmond, chief executive officer, asked the board for permission to fill out paperwork for the possibility of the hospital getting a rural health clinic. ...
Tomorrow's Leaders to be featured in the Villager Journal (11/06/08)
The Villager Journal, along with Thompson Photographics, will again sponsor Tomorrow's Leaders. The free photo feature will be published in a future edition of the paper. An appointment is necessary to have your children or grandchildren included in this special section...
Wal-Mart makes donations (11/06/08)
Cave City Fire Department recently accepted a $1,000 donation from Ash Flat Wal-Mart which Fireman Justin Wilson said will be put to good use. Wilson said $500 of the money was donated to the Cave City Watermelon Festival Committee but the other $500 will be used to help with the new mobile command trailer the fire department has been working on since the spring...
Veterans Day activities set (11/06/08)
Veterans of Foreign Wars (V.F.W) Post 4772 have announced that State Representatives David Cook and Curren Everett will be special guests at the Veterans Day Memorial this year. Rep. Cook attended the American Veterans Memorial Benefit Oct. 19 where V.F.W. Post 4772 earned enough funds to have the M-47 Army Tank painted as required by the Military Donations Department...
Schools prepared if tragedy happens (11/06/08)
Being a parent is not an easy task but the last thing any parent wants to worry about is their child's safety at school. In the past several years there have been school shootings throughout the United States. After the most recent shooting Oct. 27 at University of Central Arkansas (UCA) in Conway most parents can't help but wonder what local schools are doing to improve the quality of our children's protection...
David's Trail opens at Panther Bay (11/06/08)
A clear autumn morning with a fresh cool breeze is all that's needed for an early run or brisk walk. That is the type of morning David Floyd of Mountain Home, lived for. He loved to breath the crisp air and go jogging with his friends, his widow Cindi Floyd said at Panther Bay Day-Use Park in Baxter County on Oct. 30. "David loved this time of year," Floyd said. "He advised everybody that it's better to go to bed and rise early. Today, we're ready to pay tribute to David."...
FC Hospital offers scope procedure (11/06/08)
The Fulton County Hospital has made great advancements not only to keep up with bigger hospitals but also to serve the community better. Now, instead of traveling to a medical center in another town to get a colonoscopy or an endoscopy, patients can have the procedure done closer to home at the Fulton County Hospital. The hospital now has a state-of-the-art Olympus scope with a small camera attached to the end...
Sweet repeat! (11/06/08)
THAYER 48, CABOOL 7
Hounds find no treats in Augusta (11/06/08)
SALEM 14, AUGUSTA 47
Katz clean up in Joe V. Jones (11/06/08)
Melbourne had a productive weekend in Monette Oct. 24-25, posting a 4-0 record at the Joe V. Jones Classic at Buffalo Island Central High School. The Bearkatz edged past the Turrell Rockets 61-60 Oct. 24, fueled by a 26-point, six-rebound, four-assist effort from Lee Lewis...
Lady Cougars win pair (11/06/08)
The Izard County Lady Cougars had little trouble in dispatching the Sloan-Hendrix Lady Greyhounds on the road Oct. 28. Jumping in front 15-3 after the first period of play, Izard County knocked off Sloan-Hendrix 58-31. The Lady Cougars led 33-11 at halftime and 50-21 after three...
Bears tame Tigers behind Godwin's 34 (11/06/08)
With Seth Godwin burning the nets for a game-high 34 points, the Mammoth Spring Bears dispatched the Maynard Tigers 69-46 Oct. 31. Godwin also handed out five assists and logged five steals in the game. Trevor Vincent posted a 14-point, 10-rebound double-double for the Bears, with Caleb Brown pulling down 10 boards for Mammoth Spring...
Viola sweeps Twin Rivers Panthers (11/06/08)
Viola swept a pair of basketball games from the visiting Twin Rivers Panthers Oct. 28 at the Longhorn Corral. In the girls' game, Viola (3-0) remained unbeaten on the season with a 55-25 lashing of Twin Rivers. The Lady Horns led 19-4 after one and after holding Twin Rivers scoreless in the second period, 31-4 at the half...
Lady Pirates' D too much for Concord (11/06/08)
Overwhelming their guests with defense like they had probably never seen before, the Calico Rock Lady Pirates routed the visiting Concord Lady Pirates 65-30 Oct. 28 at Harold Ray Jeffery Gymnasium. Later in the night, the visitors from Concord evened the score with a 61-50 victory over their hosts from Calico Rock in senior boys' action...
Viola edged by tourney hosts (11/06/08)
The Viola junior Lady Longhorns opened play in the annual Bergman Junior Invitational Tournament with a tight 30-26 win over Norfork Oct. 27. The game was locked at 14-all at the half, but Viola used an 8-2 run in the third to pull in front 22-16. Michaela Thompson led the junior Lady Horns with a game-high 19 points in the game...
Finishing on a high note (11/06/08)
What a way to finish an up-and-down season. The Highland junior Rebels scored on all but two drives on their way to a 44-12 victory over Gosnell at home on Oct. 30. The junior Pirates fumbled the opening kickoff and eighth-grader Sterling Stowers made them pay with a 19-yard sweep for a score on first down...
Still fighting hard (11/06/08)
HIGHLAND 7, OSCEOLA 44
No break on schedule for Cavemen (11/06/08)
There's only one way to find out what kind of a football team you've got -- take on the best teams in your conference and see how you stack up against them. However, it's best if you don't try to do that all at once. But thanks to the way the schedule worked out in 2008, Cave City has been wading through the top teams in the 3-3A all in a row, all in the last three weeks of the season...
Attention deer hunters (11/06/08)
Have a successful deer hunt? Want to share you trophy with the rest of the local area? No problem. Just e-mail or bring in your picture to any of our Areawide Media offices (Highland, Salem and Thayer) and we'll be glad to share your conquest with our readers...
Attention deer hunters (11/06/08)
Have a successful deer hunt? Want to share you trophy with the rest of the local area? No problem. Just e-mail or bring in your picture to any of our Areawide Media offices (Highland, Salem and Thayer) and we'll be glad to share your conquest with our readers...
Attention deer hunters (11/06/08)
Have a successful deer hunt? Want to share you trophy with the rest of the local area? No problem. Just e-mail or bring in your picture to any of our Areawide Media offices (Highland, Salem and Thayer) and we'll be glad to share your conquest with our readers...
A bargain at any price (11/06/08)
Back in the 1930s when a patron balked at paying the 75 cents for a season ticket to the Thayer High School football games, the player-salesman remarked that it was a "bargain at any price." The school had set a goal of selling 200 tickets in the fall of 1938 at 75 cents for the four home games, meaning that at the regular price of 25 cents each, one game was free with the purchase of the season ticket...
Eagles roll past Culver-Stockton (11/06/08)
The Central Methodist University football team racked up more than 450 yards of total offense as the Eagles beat Culver-Stockton College 38-6 Nov. 1. CMU gained 165 yards on the ground, but finished 18-of-35 passing for 298 yards to give the Eagles 463 yards of offense in the game...
Speedway banquet on tap (11/06/08)
West Plains Motor Speedway will officially conclude the 2008 season with its 16th annual Awards Banquet and Recognition Night, scheduled for Nov. 23, at the Ozark Action Building number two. Festivities will get underway at 5 p.m. The 2009 race schedule is being drafted, along with plans for the upcoming season. This information will be presented at the event and plans will be explained and discussed at that time...
Bull riding finals set (11/06/08)
The bull riding championship finals are set for Nov. 7-8 at Bar D Arena in Ash Flat. For more information, call 417-252-0055.
Speedway banquet on tap (11/06/08)
West Plains Motor Speedway will officially conclude the 2008 season with its 16th annual Awards Banquet and Recognition Night, scheduled for Nov. 23, at the Ozark Action Building number two. Festivities will get underway at 5 p.m. The 2009 race schedule is being drafted, along with plans for the upcoming season. This information will be presented at the event and plans will be explained and discussed at that time...
Speedway banquet on tap (11/06/08)
West Plains Motor Speedway will officially conclude the 2008 season with its 16th annual Awards Banquet and Recognition Night, scheduled for Nov. 23, at the Ozark Action Building number two. Festivities will get underway at 5 p.m. The 2009 race schedule is being drafted, along with plans for the upcoming season. This information will be presented at the event and plans will be explained and discussed at that time...
Oscar "Bill" Griffin (11/06/08)
Oscar "Bill" Griffin, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He is survived by: his wife, Hope Griffin of the home; son, William "Bill" Griffin; grandson, Travis Griffin; and granddaughter, Wendy Boudreaux; and four great-grandchildren...
Nettie Hall Bennett (11/06/08)
Nettie Elizabeth Hall Bennett, daughter of the late Jeff and Mattie Goins Hall was born Aug. 12, 1921, in Elm Store, Ark., and died Oct. 27, 2008, in Thayer, MO., at the age of 87. She was united in marriage Oct. 3, 1936, in Pocahontas, Ark., to Johnny Washington Bennett, who preceded her in death  May 11, 1987...
Garnie Andrew Bean (11/06/08)
Garnie Andrew Bean, 66, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 27, 2008, at his residence. He was the co-owner of G&J Meat Processing. He is survived by: his wife, Janelle Bean; daughters, Carla Honey and Chelsea Bean of Ash Flat; a son, Tony Bean of Branson, Mo.; brothers, Bill Bean and Bob Bean of Kokomo, Ind., Lloyd Bean of Russiaville, Ind., and Danny Bean of Auburn, Ind.; and four grandchildren...
Ruby Nadine Arnold (11/06/08)
Ruby Nadine Arnold, 63, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at her residence. She was born Sept. 8, 1945, in Hardy, Ark., the daughter of George Henry and Fern (Harmon) Henry. She spent her years as a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by: her son, James Ray Arnold; two daughters, Vera Nadine Zortman and husband Harold Wayne Zortman and Cythia Ann Goodin and husband, Wally Goodin; six brothers, Carl Wayne Henry, Derral Wad Henry, Jerry Waburn Henry, Hilburn Ray Henry, Francis Eugene Henry and George O'Dell Henry; five sisters, Patsy Ann Powell, Donna Quinette Landers, Debra Kay Chastain, Stella Eloise Vaughn and Francis Fern Moyer; eight grandchildren, William Harold Zortman, James Robert Zortman, Lea Ann Whited, Anthony Martin Whited, Ryan William Whited, Zachary Cole Arnold, Winter Nadine Zortman and Stephanie Summer VanAntwerp; three great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Thelma Clayton Tucker (11/06/08)
Thelma Lee Elliott Clayton Tucker died Oct. 27, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital. She was born on Sept. 8, 1922, the daughter of the late Charles and Musgrove Williamson Elliott. She married W.E. Clayton on July 4, 1942, and to this union three children were born, all surviving her: Rebeccah (Mike) Harber of West Palm Beach, Fla., Gary Clayton of Salem and Vicki (Karrol) Fowlkes of Salem...
Clark Mobley (11/06/08)
Clark Mobley, 93, of Chatham, Miss., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 24, 2008, at the Mississippi Care Center in Greenville, Miss. He was born July 15, 1915, at Mobley, Ark., the son of the late Henry and Ethel Clark Mobley. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II. He was a self-employed piano technician, musician, avid outdoorsman, carpenter and a professional fisherman. He was of the Methodist faith...
Paul Eve Cash (11/06/08)
Paul Eve Cash, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 24, 1923, in Cardwell, Mo., and died Oct. 29, 2008, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. He served in the Army during World War II, and was later a mechanic and a carpenter. He spent several years building apart-ments in North Little Rock, Ark...
Wanda Marie Anderson (11/06/08)
Wanda Marie Anderson, 39, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Walter James Backes and Susan Darlene (Backes) Castro, was born on Jan. 25, 1969, in Oakland, Calif. She died Oct. 22, 2008, at her home in Salem. She was a self-employed carpenter. She is survived by: her mother, Susan Castro of Evening Shade, Ark.; stepfather, Art Pena' of Evening Shade; three brothers, David Welch of Salem, Zzyxy Hall of Hardy, Ark., and Chance Hall of Hardy; two sisters, Bobbie Pyle of Ozark Acres, Ark., and Mya Hall of New York, N.Y.; sister-in-law, Ruby Thomas of Salem,; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Miles Grant Dotson (11/06/08)
Miles Grant Dotson, stillborn infant son of Zachary Grant Dotson and Megan Marie Dunham, died Oct. 31, 2008. He is survived by: his parents, Zach and Megan; grandparents, Kelly and Alesia Dotson of Thomasville, Jerry and Becky Granger of Alton; uncles, Ely Dotson of Thomas-ville, Ethan Granger of Alton; great-grandparents, Harold and Marilyn Dunham of Alton, Eva Fern and Bob Morris of Willow Springs; great-grandmother, Au- dena Granger of Koshkonong; and many great-aunts; great-uncles; and cousins.. ...
Karen Sue Graham (11/06/08)
Karen Sue Graham, 56, of Alton, Mo., was born March 15, 1952, in Kansas City, Kan., and died Oct. 27, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She was united in marriage to Joe Graham on Feb. 28, 1970. They moved to the Alton area in 1982, where they attended and were members of the Oak Forest Church of Christ...
Loretta Ann Linson (11/06/08)
Loretta Ann Linson was born the daughter of Frank Slover and Martha Nelson on Oct. 14, 1942, in Thayer, Mo., and died Oct. 24, 2008, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 66. She was united in marriage Nov. 5, 1960, at Thayer, to Donald Linson. She was employed by Thatcher Glass Company in Streator, Ill., for many years. She was a Christian and a member of Chapel Hill Baptist Church...
Roy "Bill" Rummel (11/06/08)
Roy William "Bill" Rummel, 81, of Huntingburg, Ind., a former resident of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Ind. He was born April 27, 1927, in Dubois County, Ind., to Karl and Theresa (Weisheit) Rummel. He was united in marriage to Geraldine "Gerry" M. Hoffman on June 17, 1977, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ireland, Ind...
DeWayne Nickless (11/06/08)
DeWayne Nickless was born Nov. 7, 1931, in Alton, Mo., the son of the late Lewis Nickless and Clara Mable Shouse Nickless. He died Oct. 23, 2008, at his home in Mountain Grove, Mo., at the age of 76. He was united in marriage Jan. 16, 1951, to Mary Dale...
Rheita (Powell) Pratt (11/06/08)
Rheita (Powell) Pratt, 73, of Williford, Ark., died Oct 25, 2008, at her daughter's home in Pocahontas, Ark., after a long battle with cancer. She was a hairdresser for 47 years, 35 of which were in the Hardy area. She was involved in the Williford community and was instrumental in starting the Hilltop Crime Watch Program...
Jeanie Ann Gray (11/06/08)
Jeanie Ann Gray of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Joseph Easton and Clara Robertson Easton, was born Aug. 22, 1957, in Van Buren, Ark. She died Oct. 15, 2008, at her home in Horseshoe Bend, Ark., at the age of 51. She is survived by: one son and daughter-in-law, James and Emily Gray of Eugene, Mo.; one daughter, Brandy Gray of Pryor, Okla.; one brother, Joe Easton of Nebraska; two sisters, Linda Bearden of Cushing, Okla., and Donna Arnold of Claremore, Okla.; six grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and many friends.. ...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (11/06/08)
Robert Huff, 23, of Thayer was transfered to the Missouri Department of Corrections last week on a probation violation. His original charge was stealing. Larry Dean Sisco, 44, of Alton was arrested Oct. 28 on an Oregon County warrant charging him with felony possession of a controlled substance. He posted a $4,900 bond and is to be in court Nov. 5...
Clark Mobley (11/06/08)
Clark Mobley, 93, of Chatham, Miss., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 24, 2008, at the Mississippi Care Center in Greenville, Miss. He was born July 15, 1915, at Mobley, Ark., the son of the late Henry and Ethel Clark Mobley. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II. He was a self-employed piano technician, musician, avid outdoorsman, carpenter and a professional fisherman. He was of the Methodist faith...
Nettie Hall Bennett (11/06/08)
Nettie Elizabeth Hall Bennett, daughter of the late Jeff and Mattie Goins Hall was born Aug. 12, 1921, in Elm Store, Ark., and died Oct. 27, 2008, in Thayer, MO., at the age of 87. She was united in marriage Oct. 3, 1936, in Pocahontas, Ark., to Johnny Washington Bennett, who preceded her in death  May 11, 1987...
Garnie Andrew Bean (11/06/08)
Garnie Andrew Bean, 66, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 27, 2008, at his residence. He was the co-owner of G&J Meat Processing. He is survived by: his wife, Janelle Bean; daughters, Carla Honey and Chelsea Bean of Ash Flat; a son, Tony Bean of Branson, Mo.; brothers, Bill Bean and Bob Bean of Kokomo, Ind., Lloyd Bean of Russiaville, Ind., and Danny Bean of Auburn, Ind.; and four grandchildren...
Oscar "Bill" Griffin (11/06/08)
Oscar "Bill" Griffin, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He is survived by: his wife, Hope Griffin of the home; son, William "Bill" Griffin; grandson, Travis Griffin; and granddaughter, Wendy Boudreaux; and four great-grandchildren...
Ruby Nadine Arnold (11/06/08)
Ruby Nadine Arnold, 63, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at her residence. She was born Sept. 8, 1945, in Hardy, Ark., the daughter of George Henry and Fern (Harmon) Henry. She spent her years as a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by: her son, James Ray Arnold; two daughters, Vera Nadine Zortman and husband Harold Wayne Zortman and Cythia Ann Goodin and husband, Wally Goodin; six brothers, Carl Wayne Henry, Derral Wad Henry, Jerry Waburn Henry, Hilburn Ray Henry, Francis Eugene Henry and George O'Dell Henry; five sisters, Patsy Ann Powell, Donna Quinette Landers, Debra Kay Chastain, Stella Eloise Vaughn and Francis Fern Moyer; eight grandchildren, William Harold Zortman, James Robert Zortman, Lea Ann Whited, Anthony Martin Whited, Ryan William Whited, Zachary Cole Arnold, Winter Nadine Zortman and Stephanie Summer VanAntwerp; three great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Thelma Clayton Tucker (11/06/08)
Thelma Lee Elliott Clayton Tucker died Oct. 27, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital. She was born on Sept. 8, 1922, the daughter of the late Charles and Musgrove Williamson Elliott. She married W.E. Clayton on July 4, 1942, and to this union three children were born, all surviving her: Rebeccah (Mike) Harber of West Palm Beach, Fla., Gary Clayton of Salem and Vicki (Karrol) Fowlkes of Salem...
Paul Eve Cash (11/06/08)
Paul Eve Cash, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 24, 1923, in Cardwell, Mo., and died Oct. 29, 2008, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. He served in the Army during World War II, and was later a mechanic and a carpenter. He spent several years building apart-ments in North Little Rock, Ark...
Wanda Marie Anderson (11/06/08)
Wanda Marie Anderson, 39, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Walter James Backes and Susan Darlene (Backes) Castro, was born on Jan. 25, 1969, in Oakland, Calif. She died Oct. 22, 2008, at her home in Salem. She was a self-employed carpenter. She is survived by: her mother, Susan Castro of Evening Shade, Ark.; stepfather, Art Pena' of Evening Shade; three brothers, David Welch of Salem, Zzyxy Hall of Hardy, Ark., and Chance Hall of Hardy; two sisters, Bobbie Pyle of Ozark Acres, Ark., and Mya Hall of New York, N.Y.; sister-in-law, Ruby Thomas of Salem,; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Miles Grant Dotson (11/06/08)
Miles Grant Dotson, stillborn infant son of Zachary Grant Dotson and Megan Marie Dunham, died Oct. 31, 2008. He is survived by: his parents, Zach and Megan; grandparents, Kelly and Alesia Dotson of Thomasville, Jerry and Becky Granger of Alton; uncles, Ely Dotson of Thomas-ville, Ethan Granger of Alton; great-grandparents, Harold and Marilyn Dunham of Alton, Eva Fern and Bob Morris of Willow Springs; great-grandmother, Au- dena Granger of Koshkonong; and many great-aunts; great-uncles; and cousins.. ...
Karen Sue Graham (11/06/08)
Karen Sue Graham, 56, of Alton, Mo., was born March 15, 1952, in Kansas City, Kan., and died Oct. 27, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She was united in marriage to Joe Graham on Feb. 28, 1970. They moved to the Alton area in 1982, where they attended and were members of the Oak Forest Church of Christ...
Loretta Ann Linson (11/06/08)
Loretta Ann Linson was born the daughter of Frank Slover and Martha Nelson on Oct. 14, 1942, in Thayer, Mo., and died Oct. 24, 2008, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 66. She was united in marriage Nov. 5, 1960, at Thayer, to Donald Linson. She was employed by Thatcher Glass Company in Streator, Ill., for many years. She was a Christian and a member of Chapel Hill Baptist Church...
Roy "Bill" Rummel (11/06/08)
Roy William "Bill" Rummel, 81, of Huntingburg, Ind., a former resident of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Ind. He was born April 27, 1927, in Dubois County, Ind., to Karl and Theresa (Weisheit) Rummel. He was united in marriage to Geraldine "Gerry" M. Hoffman on June 17, 1977, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ireland, Ind...
DeWayne Nickless (11/06/08)
DeWayne Nickless was born Nov. 7, 1931, in Alton, Mo., the son of the late Lewis Nickless and Clara Mable Shouse Nickless. He died Oct. 23, 2008, at his home in Mountain Grove, Mo., at the age of 76. He was united in marriage Jan. 16, 1951, to Mary Dale...
Rheita (Powell) Pratt (11/06/08)
Rheita (Powell) Pratt, 73, of Williford, Ark., died Oct 25, 2008, at her daughter's home in Pocahontas, Ark., after a long battle with cancer. She was a hairdresser for 47 years, 35 of which were in the Hardy area. She was involved in the Williford community and was instrumental in starting the Hilltop Crime Watch Program...
Jeanie Ann Gray (11/06/08)
Jeanie Ann Gray of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Joseph Easton and Clara Robertson Easton, was born Aug. 22, 1957, in Van Buren, Ark. She died Oct. 15, 2008, at her home in Horseshoe Bend, Ark., at the age of 51. She is survived by: one son and daughter-in-law, James and Emily Gray of Eugene, Mo.; one daughter, Brandy Gray of Pryor, Okla.; one brother, Joe Easton of Nebraska; two sisters, Linda Bearden of Cushing, Okla., and Donna Arnold of Claremore, Okla.; six grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and many friends.. ...
Roy William "Bill" Rummel (11/06/08)
Roy William "Bill" Rummel, 81, of Huntingburg, Ind., a former resident of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Ind. He was born April 27, 1927, in Dubois County, Ind., to Karl and Theresa (Weisheit) Rummel. He was united in marriage to Geraldine "Gerry" M. Hoffman on June 17, 1977, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ireland, Ind...
Garnie Andrew Bean (11/06/08)
Garnie Andrew Bean, 66, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 27, 2008, at his residence. He was the co-owner of G&J Meat Processing. He is survived by: his wife, Janelle Bean; daughters, Carla Honey and Chelsea Bean of Ash Flat; a son, Tony Bean of Branson, Mo.; brothers, Bill Bean and Bob Bean of Kokomo, Ind., Lloyd Bean of Russiaville, Ind., and Danny Bean of Auburn, Ind.; and four grandchildren...
Rheita (Powell) Pratt (11/06/08)
Rheita (Powell) Pratt, 73, of Williford, Ark., died Oct 25, 2008, at her daughter's home in Pocahontas, Ark., after a long battle with cancer. She was a hairdresser for 47 years, 35 of which were in the Hardy area. She was involved in the Williford community and was instrumental in starting the Hilltop Crime Watch Program. ...
Ruby Nadine Arnold (11/06/08)
Ruby Nadine Arnold, 63, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at her residence. She was born Sept. 8, 1945, in Hardy, Ark., the daughter of George Henry and Fern (Harmon) Henry. She spent her years as a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by: her son, James Ray Arnold; two daughters, Vera Nadine Zortman and husband Harold Wayne Zortman and Cythia Ann Goodin and husband, Wally Goodin; six brothers, Carl Wayne Henry, Derral Wad Henry, Jerry Waburn Henry, Hilburn Ray Henry, Francis Eugene Henry and George O'Dell Henry; five sisters, Patsy Ann Powell, Donna Quinette Landers, Debra Kay Chastain, Stella Eloise Vaughn and Francis Fern Moyer; eight grandchildren, William Harold Zortman, James Robert Zortman, Lea Ann Whited, Anthony Martin Whited, Ryan William Whited, Zachary Cole Arnold, Winter Nadine Zortman and Stephanie Summer VanAntwerp; three great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Wanda Marie Anderson (11/06/08)
Wanda Marie Anderson, 39, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Walter James Backes and Susan Darlene (Backes) Castro, was born on Jan. 25, 1969, in Oakland, Calif. She died Oct. 22, 2008, at her home in Salem. Wanda was as a self-employed carpenter. She is survived by: her mother, Susan Castro of Evening Shade, Ark.; stepfather, Art Pena' of Evening Shade; three brothers, David Welch of Salem, Zzyxy Hall of Hardy, Ark., and Chance Hall of Hardy; two sisters, Bobbie Pyle of Ozark Acres, Ark., and Mya Hall of New York, N.Y.; sister-in-law, Ruby Thomas of Salem,; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Jeanie Ann Gray (11/06/08)
Jeanie Ann Gray of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Joseph Easton and Clara Robertson Easton, was born Aug. 22, 1957, in Van Buren, Ark. She died Oct. 15, 2008, at her home in Horseshoe Bend, Ark., at the age of 51. She is survived by: one son and daughter-in-law, James and Emily Gray of Eugene, Mo.; one daughter, Brandy Gray of Pryor, Okla.; one brother, Joe Easton of Nebraska; two sisters, Linda Bearden of Cushing, Okla., and Donna Arnold of Claremore, Okla.; six grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and many friends.. ...
Clark Mobley (11/06/08)
Clark Mobley, 93, of Chatham, Miss., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 24, 2008, at the Mississippi Care Center in Greenville, Miss. He was born July 15, 1915, at Mobley, Ark., the son of the late Henry and Ethel Clark Mobley. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II. He was a self-employed piano technician, musician, avid outdoorsman, carpenter and a professional fisherman. He was of the Methodist faith...
Oscar "Bill" Griffin (11/06/08)
Oscar "Bill" Griffin, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He is survived by: his wife, Hope Griffin of the home; son, William "Bill" Griffin; grandson, Travis Griffin; and granddaughter, Wendy Boudreaux; and four great-grandchildren...
Landon Scott Nelson (11/06/08)
Mary Nelson is proud to announce the birth of her son, Landon Scott Nelson. He was born at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., Sept. 11, 2008. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Donnie and Maryellen Henry...
Emma Reece Butler (11/06/08)
Rylee Kaylin Butler, along with her parents, Gary and Angie Butler would like to announce the newest addition to their family. Emma Reece was born Oct. 10, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Emma weighed 6 pounds, 10.4 ounces and was 18-inches long...
Landon Scott Nelson (11/06/08)
Mary Nelson is proud to announce the birth of her son, Landon Scott Nelson. He was born at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., Sept. 11, 2008. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Donnie and Maryellen Henry...
Emma Reece Butler (11/06/08)
Rylee Kaylin Butler, along with her parents, Gary and Angie Butler would like to announce the newest addition to their family. Emma Reece was born Oct. 10, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Emma weighed 6 pounds, 10.4 ounces and was 18-inches long...
Ritters to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (11/06/08)
Lowell and Lindy Ritter of Cherokee Village will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Nov. 3. They met in Fresno, Calif., and were married on  Nov. 3, 1948. They were blessed with five children and have many grandchildren and great-grandchildren spread throughout the states...
Repps celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (11/06/08)
Fonda and Clarence Repp celebrated their 50th anniversary Aug. 23 at Spiro's restaurant in St. Charles, Mo., with family and friends in attendance. Fonda and Clarence were married Aug. 23, 1958, in Dittmer, Mo. Fonda is formerly of Alton, Mo. Both Fonda and Clarence have many friends and family in the Alton and Mammoth Spring areas...
Ritters to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (11/06/08)
Lowell and Lindy Ritter of Cherokee Village will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Nov. 3. They met in Fresno, Calif., and were married on  Nov. 3, 1948. They were blessed with five children and have many grandchildren and great-grandchildren spread throughout the states...
Repps celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (11/06/08)
Fonda and Clarence Repp celebrated their 50th anniversary Aug. 23 at Spiro's restaurant in St. Charles, Mo., with family and friends in attendance. Fonda and Clarence were married Aug. 23, 1958, in Dittmer, Mo. Fonda is formerly of Alton, Mo. Both Fonda and Clarence have many friends and family in the Alton and Mammoth Spring areas...
Ritters to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (11/06/08)
Lowell and Lindy Ritter of Cherokee Village will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Nov. 3. They met in Fresno, Calif., and were married on  Nov. 3, 1948. They were blessed with five children and have many grandchildren and great-grandchildren spread throughout the states...