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Stories from Wednesday, November 26, 2008

How 'bout them Bobcats! (11/26/08)
Thayer 36, Tipton 12
Johnson faces charges over water payments (11/26/08)
Johnson, manager of the Biggers Bluff water system, was arrested Nov. 20. Sharp County bench warrants were issued for the arrest of Johnson on Nov. 20; he was arrested the same day. The charges against Johnson are theft of property and theft of services, both class B felonies...
Zeiger resigns (11/26/08)
"I have enjoyed working for the citizens of Ash Flat since June 1, 2004, and will miss them as well as my fellow employees." These are the words written in the resignation letter from Ash Flat Chief of Police Mike Zeiger. During the Ash Flat City Council meeting Nov. 17, the council announced the resignation of Zeiger. Zeiger said in his letter of resignation that he had been offered a position as an investigator for the Drug Task Force (DTF) and had accepted...
Cherokee Village Police seeking information (11/26/08)
YouTube video shows area vandalism
Budget discussed (11/26/08)
Sharp County justices extended a thank you to all Sharp County officials for coming together and getting the 2009 budget complete at the Quorum Court meeting Nov. 17. The court noted that taxes in Sharp County were lowered about six years ago and have not been raised since. Sharp County Judge Larry Brown told the justices that he feels everything runs smoothly because everyone gets along and pulls together...
Citizen voices concerns to council (11/26/08)
"I suggest that you look over the budget (2009) with a fine tooth comb," Pat Just, a Cherokee Village citizen, told the Cherokee Village City Council during their regular meeting Nov. 20. Just told the council she has several concerns. "I know some of the things going on in the economy affect things going on with the levy," Just told the council. During the October council meeting the council voted to assess a one millage tax on Cherokee Village property owners...
Hardy ready to lease park (11/26/08)
For the first time since the flood earlier this year, Hardy is ready to lease the camper park again. A lease agreement was drawn up before the flood but the park was never leased due to the damage the flood caused. The Hardy Camper Park is located on Spring River. In March when Spring River flooded there was severe damage to the park and many camper trailers parked there...
Ash Flat Christmas parade slated (11/26/08)
The Ash Flat Christmas Parade is slated for Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. Line up for the parade begins at 12:30. The parade route will begin at Forshler's and continue through Main Street. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given away on Main Street. Santa will be handing out goody bags...
Underage alcohol use rises (11/26/08)
"If you sit around with your buddies every weekend with a beer in your hand what do you expect your children to do?" Salem Chief of Police Albert Roork asked. Underage drinking is a problem regardless of where a person lives. How big a problem? The answer could surprise parents, especially the age when a child begins drinking alcohol...
Angels sought for Christmas wishes (11/26/08)
What do you imagine an angel to be like? Typically, people imagine angels as celestial beings with halos and wings, spreading care and love, but one doesn't have to have a halo and a set of wings to give back to others in loving and caring ways. However, to those who receive that love and care, those ordinary people who give and do so much good are angels...
Santa Claus is coming to Salem (11/26/08)
"Oh, you better not shout, you better not cry. You better not pout, I'm telling you why. Santa Claus is coming to town." Santa Claus is coming to Salem all the way from the North Pole for the Salem Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade on Dec. 1. All are invited to visit the jolly old man, but the good little boys and girls will have to wait until the end of the parade to sit and talk with Santa about what they want for Christmas, according to Sandra McFarren, the parade coordinator...
PT department is asset to hospital (11/26/08)
Physical therapy is perhaps one of the most important outpatient programs to take part in after a major surgery to help get a patient's life back to normal and his or her body back in good physical shape. The Fulton County Hospital has a physical therapy department and is working on expanding it to better suit the needs of its patients...
Chamber gets tour of growing FCH (11/26/08)
Apparently, the Fulton County Hospital is growing much faster than what many people know. The Salem Chamber of Commerce held their monthly meeting Nov. 19 at the hospital so they could be updated on some of the hospital's new additions. "We have a lot of strong outpatient (programs) that local people may not be aware of," Angela Richmond, Fulton County Hospital's chief executive officer said...
Murder suspects arraigned at West Plains (11/26/08)
THAYER -- Two West Plains brothers, Jonnathan D. Graven, 31, and Jared D. "Skip" Graven, 23, were arraigned Nov. 21 in Howell County Associate Circuit Court before Judge Don Henry. The charges of first-degree murder, second-degree arson, tampering with a motor vehicle and abandonment of a corpse were read to each man and they said "yes" they understood the charges. Both of the men were defended by Public Defender Andrew Zleit...
Cherokee Village Police seeking information (11/26/08)
YouTube video shows area vandalism
Murder suspects apprehended in Thayer (11/26/08)
THAYER -- Two West Plains brothers, Jonnathan D. Graven, 31, and Jared D. "Skip" Graven, 23, were arraigned Nov. 21 in Howell County Associate Circuit Court before Judge Don Henry. The charges of first-degree murder, second-degree arson, tampering with a motor vehicle and abandonment of a corpse were read to each man and they said "yes" they understood the charges. Both of the men were defended by Public Defender Andrew Zleit...
MoDot holds meeting on bridge (11/26/08)
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) held a meeting at the Oregon County Courthouse Nov. 18 to answer questions about the upcoming work on the Louse Creek Bridge on E Highway. MoDOT officials conducting the meeting were District Nine Bridge Engineer Ed Hess and District Nine Design Engineer Mike Wake...
Alton, Thayer hold Christmas celebrations (11/26/08)
Two area Christmas activities and parades will be held Dec. 6. The Alton Culture Club will host their holiday activities in the Alton High School Gym. The past 40 winners of the Little Mr. and Miss Merry Christmas Pageant winners will be recognized as well as the past 40 past years of Culture Club Presidents...
Mitten Tree leads a helping hand (11/26/08)
Two programs that have helped collect toys for Oregon County children for many years have joined together and become one program. Many people in the area have donated to the Mitten Tree or the Ozark Action Angel Tree. According to Diana Clary, these two programs have combined and are now going by the Mitten Tree name...
Bailey appointed building inspector (11/26/08)
THAYER -- Thayer Police Chief David Bailey was appointed as the building inspector by Thayer Mayor Merle Williams at the Nov. 18 Thayer City Council meeting. This action was taken after a local resident, Marge Shipp, addressed the council concerning building violations...
Postal Service affected by economy (11/26/08)
AREA -- One area of economics that most people would never think would be affected by the economy is the U.S. Postal Service. According to Koshkonong Postmaster Donna Steed, the Postal Service ended the 2008 fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2007-Sept. 30, 2008) with a net loss of $2.8 billion...
Oregon County welcomes new livestock specialist (11/26/08)
OREGON COUNTY -- A new Livestock Specialist has recently started working for University Extension and will cover Oregon County as well as five other counties in the area. Bill Doig will be based out of the Howell County Extension office. He comes to MU Extension from the Ohio State Extension and the Ohio Cattleman's Association where he served as the Beef Program specialist for the state of Ohio for the past 2-1/2 years. ...
Rebels face loaded Southside squads (11/26/08)
They say if you want to be the best you have to play the best. Or at least someone better than you. This season the Highland boys' and girls' basketball teams have taken that to heart. On Nov. 21, both teams traveled to Batesville to take on the Southside Southerners. The gentleman Southerners return a team that made it to the state tournament last year...
Edmondson inks with WBC (11/26/08)
Oh, what a difference a couple of years can make. Looking at Payton Edmondson toe the pitching rubber for the Highland Rebels his freshman and sophomore years probably didn't strike a whole lot of fear into the hearts of opposing batters. While he did have good command of his pitches, Edmondson's physical presence was a tad bit on the less-than-imposing side...
Cavewomen roll past Cedar Ridge (11/26/08)
Jumping in front 12-8 after the first period and extending that to a 32-15 advantage at the half, the Cave City Cavewomen steamrolled Cedar Ridge 55-35 Nov. 18 at Newark. Amelia Bray led Cave City with 14 points, with Brooklyn Brinkley adding 12 and Cheyenne Childers six. Lindsey Wooldridge finished with five, while Haley Bell, Jessica Hall, Megan Graddy, Rachel Roebuck and Bioanca Cook finishing with two points apiece...
Cotter sweeps Salem (11/26/08)
Hounds turn up heat in third period, Warriors regroup in fourth for 2-2A victory on homecoming
Lady Panthers no trouble for Calico Rock (11/26/08)
The Calico Rock Lady Pirates hammered Norfork 62-22 Nov. 18 at the Panther Pavilion. Calico Rock sped in front 25-5 after the first period and never slowed down. Brittany Fountain paced the Lady Pirates with 17, while Miranda Jones added 12 and Hannah Wright seven. Taylor Cox, Courtney Lester and Naomi Wright logged six points each, while Emily Jenkins posted five and Kori Lamb three...
Melbourne defense too much for Flippin (11/26/08)
Holding the homestanding Flippin Lady Bobcats to just six points in the second half, the Melbourne Lady Bearkatz hammered the home squad 62-30 Nov. 18. Flippin posted two points in the third and four in the fourth, as Melbourne poured it on. Kaylee Ables tossed in 14 points to lead the Lady Katz, while Maggie Caraway and Tori Rush tallied 10 points each. ...
Bears split with Viola (11/26/08)
The Mammoth Spring Bears used a 17-9 push in the fourth period to top Viola 39-27 Nov. 18 at the Longhorn Corral. Mammoth Spring led 5-4 after a low-scoring first period and 14-12 at the half. Seth Godwin (14 points, five assists) and Jonathan Marler both made four out of five free throws late in the game to seal the deal for the Bears. Caleb Brown logged nine points for the Bears, while Trevor Vincent had eight...
Izard County falls to Redskins in battle at Cougars' Den (11/26/08)
Izard County dropped a 59-30 non-conference decision to the Pocahontas Redskins Nov. 18 at the Cougars' Den. The Cougars led 14-11 after one, but Pocahontas rallied to take a 51-24 lead into the final frame. Ethan Porter paced Izard County with 11 points. Ryan Walker added five points for the Cougars...
Just like home, sweet home (11/26/08)
THAYER 36, TIPTON 12
Orrick not afraid to run the football (11/26/08)
CLASS 1 SEMIFINALS
Bozman Field fitting tribute to great coach (11/26/08)
I noticed at a Homecoming game I attended some years ago that the Thayer High School football field had been fittingly named "Bozman Field." Coming to Thayer straight out of Westminster College in Fulton to teach science and coach athletics in 1929, Louis Bozman coached the first football team at THS in the fall of 1932. (note: It has been said that teams existed before that, but no records are available)...
Bears split with Viola (11/26/08)
The Mammoth Spring Bears used a 17-9 push in the fourth period to top Viola 39-27 Nov. 18 at the Longhorn Corral. Mammoth Spring led 5-4 after a low-scoring first period and 14-12 at the half. Seth Godwin (14 points, five assists) and Jonathan Marler both made four out of five free throws late in the game to seal the deal for the Bears. Caleb Brown logged nine points for the Bears, while Trevor Vincent had eight...
Fred W. Jurgensen (11/26/08)
Fred W. Jurgensen, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 21, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Feb. 4, 1933, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Fred W. Jurgensen and Virginia (Quinn) Jurgensen. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Chicago. He was Catholic by faith and attended St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Bernard Alex Kalvelage (11/26/08)
Bernard Alex Kalvelage, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 17, 2008, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. Bernard was a retired welding engineer. He served in the Army during WWII. He was the son of the late Francis Kalvelage and the late Anna (Paquette) Kalvelage...
James Taylor (11/26/08)
James Taylor, 65, of Alicia, Ark., died, Nov. 13, 2008. He is survived by: his wife, Muriel Taylor of the home; two daughters, Susan Griffin and husband Dewayne of Walnut Ridge and Melissa McQuay and husband Darrell of Alicia; eight grandchildren, Keysah Augustine (Josh), Heather McQuay, Hali McQuay, Kaleb and Katun Dodd, Jessica and Hunter McQuay and Hannah Griffin; a great-grandson; a sister, Sandra Downs of Michigan...
Samuel Niles Decker (11/26/08)
Samuel Niles Decker, 84, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Leroy and Lowena (Sheldon) Decker, was born May 3, 1924, in Star City, Ind. He died Nov. 22, 2008, at his home in Horseshoe Bend. He was united in marriage to Martha Ann Sims on Aug. ...
David C. Glass (11/26/08)
David C. Glass, 61, of Violet Hill, Ark., died at home on Nov. 23, 2008. He was born Sept. 9, 1947, in Waterloo, Iowa. David was married to Margo Heggen on Nov. 19, 1976, at Charleston, Ill. He was in the hotel business. He was founder and president of Paladin and Associates, a hotel construction and renovation company. His illness forced an early retirement in 1997, when he and his wife Margo moved to their farm in Violet Hill...
James Taylor (11/26/08)
James Taylor, 65, of Alicia, Ark., died, Nov. 13, 2008. He is survived by: his wife, Muriel Taylor of the home; two daughters, Susan Griffin and husband Dewayne of Walnut Ridge and Melissa McQuay and husband Darrell of Alicia; eight grandchildren, Keysah Augustine (Josh), Heather McQuay, Hali McQuay, Kaleb and Katun Dodd, Jessica and Hunter McQuay and Hannah Griffin; a great-grandson; a sister, Sandra Downs of Michigan...
Ralph "Gene" Peden (11/26/08)
Ralph Eugene (Gene) Peden, 83, son of the late Harry and Minerva Peden, was born March 20, 1925, in Canton, Ohio. He died Nov. 15, 2008, at Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Gene was united in marriage to Helen Elizabeth Swonger on March 26, 1946, at Magnolia, Ohio...
Doris Emery (11/26/08)
Doris Westhead Emery, 92, of Tulsa, Okla., daughter of the late Ben and Maggie Westhead, was born in Coppull, Lancashire, England on Aug. 6, 1916. She died Nov. 22, 2008, at the Ambassador Manor Nursing Center in Tulsa, Okla. Doris met and married Russel Emery when he was stationed at Whitehall, England during World War II and moved to America in 1946. She was a homemaker...
Joe Humphrey Jr. (11/26/08)
Joe Humphrey Jr., 72, son of the late, Joseph Edward and Jessie Mae Dickson Humphrey was born April 23, 1936, in Hazel Green, Ala., and died Nov. 13, 2008. He was a retired employee of Burroughs-Ross-Colville and a member of Charles Creek The Baptist Church...
Betty Norma Buckner (11/26/08)
Betty Norma Jean Buckner, 61, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 19, 1947, in Winona, Mo., and died Nov. 15, 2008, at her home. She is survived by: three sisters, Ann Conner and Wanda Baney of Alton, Mo., Carol Tinker of Pacific, Mo.; two brothers, Gene Buckner and Bobby Buckner, both of Alton, Mo.; roommate, Carol Sue Thomason; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Bernard Alex Kalvelage (11/26/08)
Bernard Alex Kalvelage, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 17, 2008, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. Bernard was a retired welding engineer. He served in the Army during WWII. He was the son of the late Francis Kalvelage and the late Anna (Paquette) Kalvelage...
Fred W. Jurgensen (11/26/08)
Fred W. Jurgensen, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 21, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Feb. 4, 1933, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Fred W. Jurgensen and Virginia (Quinn) Jurgensen. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Chicago...
Arthur Bettis Jr. (11/26/08)
Arthur Bettis Jr., 59, of Alton, Mo., was born April 26, 1949, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Nov. 15, 2008. He is survived by: one son, Brian Bettis; two grandchildren, Troy Cole Bettis and Thomas Wade Bettis, all of West Plains, Mo.; four brothers, Freddie, Phil, Ed and Robert Bettis; five sisters, Tresa Bettis, May Owings, Jane Bettis, Martha Buckner and Ann Brawley; and numerous other relatives and friends...
James Taylor (11/26/08)
James Taylor, 65, of Alicia, Ark., died, Nov. 13, 2008. He is survived by: his wife, Muriel Taylor of the home; two daughters, Susan Griffin and husband Dewayne of Walnut Ridge and Melissa McQuay and husband Darrell of Alicia; eight grandchildren, Keysah Augustine (Josh), Heather McQuay, Hali McQuay, Kaleb and Katun Dodd, Jessica and Hunter McQuay and Hannah Griffin; a great-grandson; a sister, Sandra Downs of Michigan...
David C. Glass (11/26/08)
David C. Glass, 61, of Violet Hill, Ark., died at home on Nov. 23, 2008. He was born Sept. 9, 1947, in Waterloo, Iowa. David was married to Margo Heggen on Nov. 19, 1976, at Charleston, Ill. He was in the hotel business. He was founder and president of Paladin and Associates, a hotel construction and renovation company. His illness forced an early retirement in 1997, when he and his wife Margo moved to their farm in Violet Hill...
Samuel Niles Decker (11/26/08)
Samuel Niles Decker, 84, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Leroy and Lowena (Sheldon) Decker, was born May 3, 1924, in Star City, Ind. He died Nov. 22, 2008, at his home in Horseshoe Bend. He was united in marriage to Martha Ann Sims on Aug. ...
Joe Humphrey Jr. (11/26/08)
Joe Humphrey Jr., 72, son of the late, Joseph Edward and Jessie Mae Dickson Humphrey was born April 23, 1936, in Hazel Green, Ala., and died Nov. 13, 2008. He was a retired employee of Burroughs-Ross-Colville and a member of Charles Creek The Baptist Church...
Doris Emery (11/26/08)
Doris Westhead Emery, 92, of Tulsa, Okla., daughter of the late Ben and Maggie Westhead, was born in Coppull, Lancashire, England on Aug. 6, 1916. She died Nov. 22, 2008, at the Ambassador Manor Nursing Center in Tulsa, Okla. Doris met and married Russel Emery when he was stationed at Whitehall, England during World War II and moved to America in 1946. She was a homemaker...
Ralph "Gene" Peden (11/26/08)
Ralph Eugene (Gene) Peden, 83, son of the late Harry and Minerva Peden, was born March 20, 1925, in Canton, Ohio. He died Nov. 15, 2008, at Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Gene was united in marriage to Helen Elizabeth Swonger on March 26, 1946, at Magnolia, Ohio...
Betty Norma Buckner (11/26/08)
Betty Norma Jean Buckner, 61, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 19, 1947, in Winona, Mo., and died Nov. 15, 2008, at her home. She is survived by: three sisters, Ann Conner and Wanda Baney of Alton, Mo., Carol Tinker of Pacific, Mo.; two brothers, Gene Buckner and Bobby Buckner, both of Alton, Mo.; roommate, Carol Sue Thomason; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Bernard Alex Kalvelage (11/26/08)
Bernard Alex Kalvelage, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 17, 2008, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. Bernard was a retired welding engineer. He served in the Army during WWII. He was the son of the late Francis Kalvelage and the late Anna (Paquette) Kalvelage...
Fred W. Jurgensen (11/26/08)
Fred W. Jurgensen, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 21, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Feb. 4, 1933, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Fred W. Jurgensen and Virginia (Quinn) Jurgensen. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Chicago...
Arthur Bettis Jr. (11/26/08)
Arthur Bettis Jr., 59, of Alton, Mo., was born April 26, 1949, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Nov. 15, 2008. He is survived by: one son, Brian Bettis; two grandchildren, Troy Cole Bettis and Thomas Wade Bettis, all of West Plains, Mo.; four brothers, Freddie, Phil, Ed and Robert Bettis; five sisters, Tresa Bettis, May Owings, Jane Bettis, Martha Buckner and Ann Brawley; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Kathryn Elizabeth Shields (11/26/08)
Brenda and John Shields Sr. of Hardy announce the birth of their granddaughter, Kathryn Elizabeth Shields. She was born Nov. 5, 2008, at 12:14 p.m., at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long...
Kathryn Elizabeth Shields (11/26/08)
Brenda and John Shields Sr. of Hardy announce the birth of their granddaughter, Kathryn Elizabeth Shields. She was born Nov. 5, 2008, at 12:14 p.m., at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long...
Drake Dean Busch (11/26/08)
Madison Busch of Salem would like to announce the birth of her baby brother. Drake Dean Busch was born Oct. 21, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Proud parents are Daniel and Heather Busch...
Kanyon Lanae Isabelle Vandiver (11/26/08)
Billy and Raelyn Vandiver of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Kanyon Lanae Isabelle. She was born at 10:57 a.m., Nov. 14, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds and was 20-1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Gavin, 1. Grandparents are Deann and Dewayne Phipps of Thayer; Tommy Pritchett of Thayer; Rose Vandiver of Koshkonong; and Johnnie Vandiver of Brandsville...
Kanyon Lanae Isabelle Vandiver (11/26/08)
Billy and Raelyn Vandiver of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Kanyon Lanae Isabelle. She was born at 10:57 a.m., Nov. 14, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds and was 20-1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Gavin, 1. Grandparents are Deann and Dewayne Phipps of Thayer; Tommy Pritchett of Thayer; Rose Vandiver of Koshkonong; and Johnnie Vandiver of Brandsville...
Drake Dean Busch (11/26/08)
Madison Busch of Salem would like to announce the birth of her baby brother. Drake Dean Busch was born Oct. 21, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Proud parents are Daniel and Heather Busch...
Kathryn Elizabeth Shields (11/26/08)
Brenda and John Shields Sr. of Hardy announce the birth of their granddaughter, Kathryn Elizabeth Shields. She was born Nov. 5, 2008, at 12:14 p.m., at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long...
Wess --Lawrence (11/26/08)
Billy Lawrence and Jessica Wess will be married on Saturday, Nov. 29 at 2 p.m. at the Bettis Town Church of Christ near Poughkeepsie. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
Williams -- Hubbell (11/26/08)
Marc Hubbell of Paragould, Ark., and Melody Williams of Little Rock, Ark., announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The prospective groom is the son of Chuck and Margaret Hubble of West Plains, Mo. Marc is a 2002 graduate of Couch High School, Couch, Mo., and a 2004 graduate of Crowley's Ridge College (CRC), Paragould, where he earned his associates of arts degree in general studies. He is currently a recruiter at CRC...
Williams -- Hubbell (11/26/08)
Marc Hubbell of Paragould, Ark., and Melody Williams of Little Rock, Ark., announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The prospective groom is the son of Chuck and Margaret Hubble of West Plains, Mo. Marc is a 2002 graduate of Couch High School, Couch, Mo., and a 2004 graduate of Crowley's Ridge College (CRC), Paragould, where he earned his associates of arts degree in general studies. He is currently a recruiter at CRC...
Bucks to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (11/26/08)
Gene and Norma Buck will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving Day Nov. 27 with a family dinner. The Buck's have five children, Susan and Lance Miller of Salem, John and Karen Buck of Brodhead, Wis., Jim and Cynthia Buck of Violet Hill, Paul and Bobette Buck of Ash Flat and Mary and Rocky Smith of Melbourne. They also have many grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
Howells to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (11/26/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Howell of Thayer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, Saturday, Dec. 6, from 1-3 p.m., with a reception at the Multipurpose Building of the Koshkonong Elementary School. An audiovisual presentation will be shown at 2 p.m. with highlights of their lives together. The event is being hosted by their children...
Bucks to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (11/26/08)
Gene and Norma Buck will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving Day Nov. 27 with a family dinner. The Buck's have five children, Susan and Lance Miller of Salem, John and Karen Buck of Brodhead, Wis., Jim and Cynthia Buck of Violet Hill, Paul and Bobette Buck of Ash Flat and Mary and Rocky Smith of Melbourne. They also have many grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
Howells to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (11/26/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Howell of Thayer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, Saturday, Dec. 6, from 1-3 p.m., with a reception at the Multipurpose Building of the Koshkonong Elementary School. An audiovisual presentation will be shown at 2 p.m. with highlights of their lives together. The event is being hosted by their children...
Bucks to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (11/26/08)
Gene and Norma Buck will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving Day Nov. 27 with a family dinner. The Buck's have five children, Susan and Lance Miller of Salem, John and Karen Buck of Brodhead, Wis., Jim and Cynthia Buck of Violet Hill, Paul and Bobette Buck of Ash Flat and Mary and Rocky Smith of Melbourne. They also have many grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (11/26/08)
Joseph Templin, 29, of Imboden, was arrested Nov. 14 on a hold for Izard County. Casey D. Clouse, 27, of Hardy, was arrested Nov. 14 on four contempt for failure to pay charges, two counts of public intoxication and endangering the welfare of a minor...
Cherokee Village Police Report (11/26/08)
Cory Butler, 32, of Cherokee Village was arrested Nov. 13 for public intoxication. Billy Griggs, 36, of Pangburn was arrested Nov. 13 on a Cherokee Village warrant for failure to appear. Lacey Collins, 19, of Cherokee Village was arrested Nov. 15 on an Izard County warrant for hot checks...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (11/26/08)
Casey Clouse, 27, of Hardy, was arrested Nov. 10 for possession of a controlled substance and possession of an instrument of crime. Clouse was released on a $2,086 bond Nov. 10 and given a court date of Nov. 14. Jimmie Lamb, (no age given), of Cherokee Village, was arrested Nov. 10 for possession of a controlled substance and possession of an instrument of crime. Lamb was released on a $640 bond Nov. 11...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (11/26/08)
Kelly Johnson, 40, of Melbourne was arrested on the charge of domestic battering, third degree. At the time of Johnson's arrest she tested positive for meth. Johnson has been admitted to a rehabilitation facility in Hot Springs. Paula Gail Davidson, 36, of Mammoth Spring was arrested Nov. 3 on charges of theft of property and criminal mischief, second degree. Davidson posted bond the same day in the amount of $1,500 and was released...
Thayer Police Report (11/26/08)
Gary Emmert, 28, of Mammoth Spring was arrested Nov. 14 for stealing. Louis A. Meyer, 52, of Sun City, Kan., was issued a citation for speeding Nov. 13. Cody N. Collins, 19, of Moberly, Mo., was charged with passing bad checks in an amount of over $500 on an account with insufficient funds. On Nov. 12 he was transported to the Moberly County's Sheriff Office...
Mammoth Spring Police Report (11/26/08)
On Nov. 16 at 7 a.m. Mammoth Spring Chief of Police Michael Davis was notified of a self-inflicted burn victim at a residence in the city. The man had poured gasoline on himself and set himself on fire. Davis said the man was severly burned and smelled like gasoline. The police chief said the burned man has a history of emotional issues...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (11/26/08)
Mark Sanders, 42, of Salem, was arrested Nov. 18 for failure to appear. Sanders was released on a $790 bond and given a court date of Jan. 14. Wayne Seeley, 41, of Thayer, Mo., was arrested Nov. 19 for domestic battery. Seeley was released by the judge Nov. 21...
Horseshoe Bend City Court (11/26/08)
Bergman, Charles, harassment, warrant, $575, guilty/timepay; criminal trespass, warrant, $580, guilty/timepay. Carroll, Steven Jr., possession controlled sub, Officer Roberts, $1,080, guilty/timepay; possession instrument of crime, Officer Roberts, $580, guilty/timepay; carrying a weapon, Officer Roberts, $1,080, nolle pros; obstructing gov opns, Officer Roberts, $580, guilty/timepay...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (11/26/08)
Joseph Templin, 29, of Imboden, was arrested Nov. 14 on a hold for Izard County. Casey D. Clouse, 27, of Hardy, was arrested Nov. 14 on four contempt for failure to pay charges, two counts of public intoxication and endangering the welfare of a minor...
Cherokee Village Police Report (11/26/08)
Cory Butler, 32, of Cherokee Village was arrested Nov. 13 for public intoxication. Billy Griggs, 36, of Pangburn was arrested Nov. 13 on a Cherokee Village warrant for failure to appear. Lacey Collins, 19, of Cherokee Village was arrested Nov. 15 on an Izard County warrant for hot checks...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (11/26/08)
Paul R. Arpan, 54, of Alton was arrested Nov. 22 on a bench warrant as a fugitive from out of state. Robert E. Davis, 32, of Alton was arrested Nov. 22 on a tampering with a vehicle charge from Texas County.
Thayer Police Report (11/26/08)
Rodney S. Sullivan, 25, of Winona, Mo., was given a citation for speeding Nov. 18. He was going 71 mph in a 45 mph speed zone. Wesley A. Simpson, 31, of Thayer, was charged Nov. 18 with driving while suspended and no insurance. He posted a $324 bond...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (11/26/08)
Mark Sanders, 42, of Salem, was arrested Nov. 18 for failure to appear. Sanders was released on a $790 bond and given a court date of Jan. 14. Wayne Seeley, 41, of Thayer, Mo., was arrested Nov. 19 for domestic battery. Seeley was released by the judge Nov. 21...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (11/26/08)
Joseph Templin, 29, of Imboden, was arrested Nov. 14 on a hold for Izard County. Casey D. Clouse, 27, of Hardy, was arrested Nov. 14 on four contempt for failure to pay charges, two counts of public intoxication and endangering the welfare of a minor...
Horseshoe Bend City Court (11/26/08)
Bergman, Charles, harassment, warrant, $575, guilty/timepay; criminal trespass, warrant, $580, guilty/timepay. Carroll, Steven Jr., possession controlled sub, Officer Roberts, $1,080, guilty/timepay; possession instrument of crime, Officer Roberts, $580, guilty/timepay; carrying a weapon, Officer Roberts, $1,080, nolle pros; obstructing gov opns, Officer Roberts, $580, guilty/timepay...
Cherokee Village Police Report (11/26/08)
Cory Butler, 32, of Cherokee Village was arrested Nov. 13 for public intoxication. Billy Griggs, 36, of Pangburn was arrested Nov. 13 on a Cherokee Village warrant for failure to appear. Lacey Collins, 19, of Cherokee Village was arrested Nov. 15 on an Izard County warrant for hot checks...
Thank You (11/26/08)
The Christmas season starts so early these days, it sometimes seems as if Thanksgiving gets pushed aside. Most of us still get together with family and friends and eat until we're miserable, but do we actually pause and give our personal thanks for what we have been blessed with this year?...
Thank You (11/26/08)
The Christmas season starts so early these days, it sometimes seems as if Thanksgiving gets pushed aside. Most of us still get together with family and friends and eat until we're miserable, but do we actually pause and give our personal thanks for what we have been blessed with this year?...
It's time for a personal 'Thank You' (11/26/08)
The Christmas season starts so early these days, it sometimes seems as if Thanksgiving gets pushed aside. Most of us still get together with family and friends and eat until we're miserable, but do we actually pause and give our personal thanks for what we have been blessed with this year?...
Praise for Dr. Scott Smith and his healing methods (11/26/08)
On Oct. 23, Lane Chiropractic held an open house to welcome Dr. Scott Smith who is new to the practice. Now, this may not seem like important news to most people, but this man has dramatically changed my life. I met him and his nurse, Judy, at their booth at the Highland Anniversary celebration. I was given a coupon for a free evaluation and I decided to try it...
Renovated Fulton County Hospital is a great facility (11/26/08)
I would like to take this opportunity to praise the staff, doctors and administration of the newly renovated Fulton County Hospital. In 2007, I had an opportunity to have a relative as a patient in this facility. The hospital staff at that time was nor professional. The facility was not as clean as it should have been...
Why compressed natural gas is needed now (11/26/08)
Please, do not get comfortable with the low gas prices you are paying now. Our enemies are just waiting for the day when our new president will have to make a special trip to the Mid-East and beg them to supply us with more oil. These are the same people that are using our money to buy our weapons so that they can shoot us. Just wait until it costs $100 every time to fill up your car...
Why compressed natural gas is needed now (11/26/08)
Please, do not get comfortable with the low gas prices you are paying now. Our enemies are just waiting for the day when our new president will have to make a special trip to the Mid-East and beg them to supply us with more oil. These are the same people that are using our money to buy our weapons so that they can shoot us. Just wait until it costs $100 every time to fill up your car...
Renovated Fulton County Hospital is a great facility (11/26/08)
I would like to take this opportunity to praise the staff, doctors and administration of the newly renovated Fulton County Hospital. In 2007, I had an opportunity to have a relative as a patient in this facility. The hospital staff at that time was nor professional. The facility was not as clean as it should have been...
Renovated Fulton County Hospital is a great facility (11/26/08)
I would like to take this opportunity to praise the staff, doctors and administration of the newly renovated Fulton County Hospital. In 2007, I had an opportunity to have a relative as a patient in this facility. The hospital staff at that time was nor professional. The facility was not as clean as it should have been...
Why compressed natural gas is needed now (11/26/08)
Please, do not get comfortable with the low gas prices you are paying now. Our enemies are just waiting for the day when our new president will have to make a special trip to the Mid-East and beg them to supply us with more oil. These are the same people that are using our money to buy our weapons so that they can shoot us. Just wait until it costs $100 every time to fill up your car...