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Stories from Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Ready to Work (12/30/08)
Photo by Jan Thompson Elected officials were sworn-in Dec. 29 by Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley. From left are: Assessor Charles Alford; Surveyor Scott Simers; Public Administrator Mike Crawford; Sheriff George Underwood; Southern Commissioner John Wrenfrow; and Northern Commissioner Edward Casey. All elected officials will take or resume office Jan. 2...
Honored (12/30/08)
Mammoth Spring Fire Chief Kenny Haney is being recognized for exceptional community service this holiday season as part of the Michelin Driving America's Safety program. According to Michelin representative Carolyn Hamamchain, individuals in the Mammoth Spring community nominated Chief Haney to receive a special gift, a full set of Michelin light truck tires for their emergency response vehicle to ensure the community's first responders are outfitted with the safest, most reliable tire...
2008: A look back (12/30/08)
2008 was a busy year in the Oregon County, Mammoth Spring area with a fire and death at the county jail, local residents receiving achievements and awards and much more. Here is brief review of the news from January through June. JANUARY: One of the three men that survived the fire in the Oregon County Jail in September 2007 was arrested once again on a felony resisting arrest charge, interfering with an arrest and a probation violation...
Wood may join FCH staff (12/30/08)
The possibility of a new physician at the hospital was on the agenda of the Fulton County Hospital Board meeting held Dec. 22. CEO Angela Richmond said the hospital is considering hiring Dr. Evan Wood, OB/GYN, who has a clinic in West Plains, Mo. Dr. ...
Winter can be tough on finances (12/30/08)
Though the price of gas seems to be going down little by little, the cost of everything else is still high. Groceries and common necessities are expensive and the high costs are forcing some families to either shrink their belts or their wallets. Some people might even consider putting off their monthly electric bill payments in order to pay their other bills...
Two charged with felonies (12/30/08)
THAYER -- Officers with the Thayer Police Department have arrested two Thayer residents, Dustin J. Frillman, 17, and Michele R. Lindley, 40. Both have been charged with felony conspiracy to commit burglary and felony conspiracy to commit stealing. In a probable cause statement from the Oregon County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Thayer Police Chief David Bailey said his office received a call Dec. ...
Taking a look back at 2008 (12/30/08)
Making that long list of New Year's resolutions is a time consuming task, which almost always has the grueling command of, "You must lose weight," on it. But rather than thinking of your own weight, at the moment, here's a review of the weight we gained in news over the past year...
New doctor considered (12/30/08)
The possibility of a new physician at the hospital was on the agenda of the Fulton County Hospital Board meeting held Dec. 22. CEO Angela Richmond said the hospital is considering hiring Dr. Evan Wood, OB/GYN, who has a clinic in West Plains, Mo. Dr. ...
Winter freezes people's finances (12/30/08)
When one is able to stick their tongue out to taste the first snowflakes of winter and be able to play in the snow, it's a wonderful and exciting feeling. But when the winter weather is being a bit too frightful, it's nice to have a warm place to go. However, that warmth is costly especially with the way the economy is looking...
Aldermen thanked during meeting (12/30/08)
The last Horseshoe Bend City Council meeting of the year was held Dec. 18 at city hall. Mayor Bob Barnes expressed his appreciation to the aldermen and the recorder/treasurer who will no longer be on the board by Jan. 1, 2009. "Lloyd, thank you sir for the time you spent with us. We're gonna miss you. I've enjoyed you. The city council has lost a great employee but the city has gained a great citizen," Mayor Barnes said to Alderman Lloyd Ryan who is being replaced by Chris Miller in January...
A Christmas Hero (12/30/08)
Most people can say they have met at least one person in their lifetime who touched their hearts in a special way. Rick Sims, a Vietnam Veteran, is definitely one of those people. Some people in Sims' condition might sit around and feel sorry for themselves, but not Sims. In 1972, Sims was a soldier in Vietnam when a bomb exploded burning his retinas...
Helping those in need (12/30/08)
February, March and April were turbulent months in Fulton County with the heavy downpours and floods. Yet, there was a group that came and helped with some relief efforts here during that time. They are known as AmeriCorps and they help people not only in bad times, but in good times as well...
It's a long goodbye for victims and families (12/30/08)
Many people have experienced some sort of lapse in memory. Forgetting the keys in the car or where the car is parked in a crowded parking lot are some common things to forget. Other times it's forgetting where one has placed things. Most of the time, people blame their forgetfulness on old age or being distracted, but when people forget special memories, what they said two or three minutes ago, or even close family members and friends, that's when those around them start wondering if something is wrong.. ...
Quilt donation (12/30/08)
President Mary Rucker and Vice-President Dorthea Herbold of the Mammoth Spring Homemakers Extension Club gave 40 quilted lap robes to the residents of the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem on Dec. 18.Photo by Emily McIntosh
Schools recognized (12/30/08)
Salem and Viola high schools have been nationally recognized as bronze schools by the U.S. News & World Report. The report rated 21,069 public high schools in 48 states using information gathered from the 2006-2007 school year. The schools were rated as either gold, silver, bronze or honorable mention...
SERT raises gas concerns (12/30/08)
Charges filed in area post office break-ins (12/30/08)
Jimmy Hooper, 29, and his wife Christa Hooper, 23, of Batesville are facing federal charges after police investigations led to their arrest for breaking into several area post offices. Among the post offices the two are believed to have broken into are Ash Flat, Evening Shade and Glencoe. Postal Inspector Daniel Medrano said the investigation led to the couple through a stolen credit card...
Winter can be tough on finances (12/30/08)
Taking a look back at 2008 (12/30/08)
While 2008 will be remembered in Sharp County for the devastation many endured throughout the February tornado and the floods of March, there are many good things that happened as well. Here are some highlights of the news from the year we are leaving behind, 2008...
Carpenter trial slated (12/30/08)
Elderly affected by recession (12/30/08)
It's a long goodbye for victims and families (12/30/08)
Emily McIntosh Staff Writer Many people have experienced some sort of lapse in memory. Forgetting the keys in the car or where the car is parked in a crowded parking lot are some common things to forget. Other times it's forgetting where one has placed things...
Recession woes (12/30/08)
When times are good, the job is secure, there may be a pay raise on the horizon, or that new vehicle catching your eye on the dealer's lot, the kid's education fund, and your retirement CD is drawing interest, then Blam! The bottom falls out of the economy, gas prices skyrocket, the stock market, (where your retirement fund is invested) takes a major dive, and all of a sudden, the media and government officials are announcing a recession...
Lady Bobcats start SCA play with victory (12/30/08)
The Thayer Lady Bobcats opened South Central Association play on a positive note, winning 42-35 at Mountain Grove Dec. 22. Thayer opened up a 10-point lead early, but the Lady Panthers kept churning and pulled within four points of the Lady Bobcats in the fourth period. However, the Lady Cats went on a late 6-3 run to stave off Mountain Grove...
Turrell tops Cougars in NEA (12/30/08)
It looks like the Turrell Rockets are built for a long ride through the 1A-2A-3A boys' brackets of the annual Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament. The sixth-seeded Rockets are longå, lean and lightning quick. And they also have senior shooting guard Terrance Selvy...
Lady Rebels rout Pokey in NEA (12/30/08)
The Highland Lady Rebels knocked their 3-4A Conference rivals, the Pocahontas Lady Redskins, into the consolation brackets of the girls' 4A-5A-6A division of the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament with a 64-46 rout Dec. 22. Kaitlin Scribner tossed in a game-high 16 points for the Lady Rebels, while Kristina Langston added 11 and Alex Isaacs had 10 points for fifth-seeded Highland...
Weiner no threat to Cavewomen (12/30/08)
The Weiner Lady Cardinals had plenty of trouble getting shots to fall at the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament Dec. 26 and the Cave City Cavewomen sure took advantage of those troubles. Jumping out to a big lead in the first half, the top-seeded Cavewomen cruised to a 61-30 rout of 16th-seeded Weiner in the girls' 1A-2A-3A brackets at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
Kissiar-Knight headed to Texas Tech (12/30/08)
Since its beginnings 16 years ago, she has been the guiding force behind the Missouri State University-West Plains Lady Grizzly volleyball program. But on Dec. 31, Lady Grizzly Head Coach Trish Kissiar-Knight will hang up her Grizzly blue for the colors of a new school...
Elks Hoop Shoot set (12/30/08)
The Highland Elks Lodge 37th annual Hoop Shoot, the national free throw shooting contest for youngsters ages 8 through 13, will be held at Highland Middle School Jan. 17, starting at 9 a.m. Each contestant has 25 shots at the hoop. Highland Elks Lodge winners will compete against other contestants in the state event at Hot Springs on Feb. 7...
Elks Hoop Shoot set (12/30/08)
The Highland Elks Lodge 37th annual Hoop Shoot, the national free throw shooting contest for youngsters ages 8 through 13, will be held at Highland Middle School Jan. 17, starting at 9 a.m. Each contestant has 25 shots at the hoop. Highland Elks Lodge winners will compete against other contestants in the state event at Hot Springs on Feb. 7...
Winter is the perfect time to visit champion trees (12/30/08)
Missourians looking for an interesting weekend outing should think about visiting state-champion trees now, while their full size is clearly visible. The Missouri Department of Conservation has certified 116 trees as being the biggest known examples of their species in the Show-Me State...
Johnson/Goodwin second in bass tourney (12/30/08)
Ash Flat's Jeff Johnson teamed with pat Goodwin of Cherokee Village to take second place in the Mid-Central Buddy Winter Bass Tournament Dec. 20 on Norfork Lake. The duo caught 11 keepers on crankbaits in the mid-lake area. Their best five fish weighed 16.12 pounds, earning them a check for $610...
New coyote regulations provide opportunities for taking feral hogs (12/30/08)
As the modern gun deer season winds down, sportsmen may want to consider taking advantage of increased opportunities available for coyote hunting on Wildlife Management Areas owned by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. This year, the coyote hunting season has been expanded on most Commission-owned WMAs and is open during daylight hours from July 1 through Feb. 28, and reopening the first day of spring turkey season and running through June 14 with no bag limit...
Henry Harvey McKee (12/30/08)
Henry Harvey McKee was born Feb. 13, 1916, and died Dec. 26, 2008, at the home of his daughter in Las Cruces, N.M. He was born in Jeff, Oregon County, Mo., to John H. and Gola Williams McKee. He served his country in World War II in the Philippines as a member of the Army Signal Corp. ...
Jake Roath (12/30/08)
Jake Roath, 63, of Batesville, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2008, at his home. He was born May 12, 1945, at Neveda, Mo., the son of Jake and Bertie Mae Roath. He was a United States Marine veteran having served during the Vietnam war. He worked several years in the lumber business and was a salesman for Tri-County Electric in Desha...
Clara Opperman (12/30/08)
Clara Eugenia Opperman, 72, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born March 4, 1936, in Kansas, and died Dec. 22, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She is survived by: her husband, Robert Opperman, of Mammoth Spring; two sons, Michael Mullinix and Douglas Mullinix; one daughter, Sue Hughes; several grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
George W. Norris (12/30/08)
George W. Norris, 84, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 20, 2008, at his residence. He was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Poughkeepsie, Ark., the son of the late Jeff and Nora (Gay) Norris. George was born in Arkansas but moved to Kansas City, Mo., and lived there for 43 years before moving back to Arkansas...
Elmer Hughes (12/30/08)
Elmer Hughes, 77, of Salem, Ark., son of the late John T. and Vernie (Owens) Hughes, was born Oct. 26, 1931, in Oklahoma. He died Dec. 9, 2008, at his home. He spent his working years as a cook in the food service industry. He is survived by: best friend, Margaret Crecelius of Salem; four grandsons, Glen Robertson, David Robertson, Jeremy Robertson and Andrew Robertson; one brother, Homer Hughes of Pleasanton, Calif.; and many other relatives and friends...
Clara Opperman (12/30/08)
Clara Eugenia Opperman, 72, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born March 4, 1936, in Kansas, and died Dec. 22, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She is survived by: her husband, Robert Opperman, of Mammoth Spring; two sons, Michael Mullinix and Douglas Mullinix; one daughter, Sue Hughes; several grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Maggie Herron (12/30/08)
Maggie Lorena (Tootsie) Bristow Herron, 92, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born Nov. 3, 1916, at Williford, the daughter of the late John and Luetta Davis Bristow. She was married to Frank Herron Oct. 31, 1929, in Sharp County, Ark. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of God in Peace Valley...
Jason Farris (12/30/08)
Jason Farris, 27, of Paris, Texas, formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Dec. 19, 2008, at a Paris, Texas, hospital. He was born April 16, 1981, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Marty and Ruby Farris. He was a member of the Haven of Rest Ministries in Paris, Texas...
Elbert "Ace" White (12/30/08)
Elbert "Ace" White, 76, of Highland, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, Ark. He was the son of the late Don White and the late Nellie (Linville) White. He served in the Army and worked for the Veterans Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, for over 20 years...
Ruth Loretta Kellett (12/30/08)
Ruth Loretta Kellett was born March 5, 1934, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Homer Tyree and Iva Cantrell Tyree. She died Dec. 21, 2008, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 74. She was united in marriage to George Baker who preceded her in death. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Kenneth Amiel Cooper (12/30/08)
Kenneth Amiel Cooper, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Amiel Cooper and Annie Linderman Cooper was born Aug. 25, 1931, in Viola, Ark. He died Dec. 25, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 77. He was united in marriage to Phyllis Moss on Jan. 31, 1957, in Jonesboro, Ark. To this union four children were born...
Sean Alan Baldridge (12/30/08)
Sean Alan Baldridge, 19, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Feb. 24, 1989, in West Plains, Mo., and died Dec. 21, 2008. He is survived by: his parents, Phillip and Deborah Baldridge; one brother, Dustin Baldridge; one sister, Samantha Baldridge; one niece, Candyce Baldridge; his paternal grandparents, Willard and Maxcine Baldridge, all of Mammoth Spring; his maternal grandparents, George and Sue Reeves of Hardy, Ark., Linda Pope of McAlester, Okla.; his fiancée, Brianna Lindner of Hardy; two god-children; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Henry Harvey McKee (12/30/08)
Henry Harvey McKee was born Feb. 13, 1916, and died Dec. 26, 2008, at the home of his daughter in Las Cruces, N.M. He was born in Jeff, Oregon County, Mo., to John H. and Gola Williams McKee. He served his country in World War II in the Philippines as a member of the Army Signal Corp. ...
Jake Roath (12/30/08)
Jake Roath, 63, of Batesville, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2008, at his home. He was born May 12, 1945, at Neveda, Mo., the son of Jake and Bertie Mae Roath. He was a United States Marine veteran having served during the Vietnam war. He worked several years in the lumber business and was a salesman for Tri-County Electric in Desha...
George W. Norris (12/30/08)
George W. Norris, 84, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 20, 2008, at his residence. He was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Poughkeepsie, Ark., the son of the late Jeff and Nora (Gay) Norris. George was born in Arkansas but moved to Kansas City, Mo., and lived there for 43 years before moving back to Arkansas...
Elmer Hughes (12/30/08)
Elmer Hughes, 77, of Salem, Ark., son of the late John T. and Vernie (Owens) Hughes, was born Oct. 26, 1931, in Oklahoma. He died Dec. 9, 2008, at his home. He spent his working years as a cook in the food service industry. He is survived by: best friend, Margaret Crecelius of Salem; four grandsons, Glen Robertson, David Robertson, Jeremy Robertson and Andrew Robertson; one brother, Homer Hughes of Pleasanton, Calif.; and many other relatives and friends...
Clara Opperman (12/30/08)
Clara Eugenia Opperman, 72, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born March 4, 1936, in Kansas, and died Dec. 22, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She is survived by: her husband, Robert Opperman, of Mammoth Spring; two sons, Michael Mullinix and Douglas Mullinix; one daughter, Sue Hughes; several grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Maggie Herron (12/30/08)
Maggie Lorena (Tootsie) Bristow Herron, 92, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born Nov. 3, 1916, at Williford, the daughter of the late John and Luetta Davis Bristow. She was married to Frank Herron Oct. 31, 1929, in Sharp County, Ark. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of God in Peace Valley...
Jason Farris (12/30/08)
Jason Farris, 27, of Paris, Texas, formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Dec. 19, 2008, at a Paris, Texas, hospital. He was born April 16, 1981, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Marty and Ruby Farris. He was a member of the Haven of Rest Ministries in Paris, Texas...
Elbert "Ace" White (12/30/08)
Elbert "Ace" White, 76, of Highland, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, Ark. He was the son of the late Don White and the late Nellie (Linville) White. He served in the Army and worked for the Veterans Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, for over 20 years...
Ruth Loretta Kellett (12/30/08)
Ruth Loretta Kellett was born March 5, 1934, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Homer Tyree and Iva Cantrell Tyree. She died Dec. 21, 2008, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 74. She was united in marriage to George Baker who preceded her in death. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Kenneth Amiel Cooper (12/30/08)
Kenneth Amiel Cooper, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Amiel Cooper and Annie Linderman Cooper was born Aug. 25, 1931, in Viola, Ark. He died Dec. 25, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 77. He was united in marriage to Phyllis Moss on Jan. 31, 1957, in Jonesboro, Ark. To this union four children were born...
Sean Alan Baldridge (12/30/08)
Sean Alan Baldridge, 19, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Feb. 24, 1989, in West Plains, Mo., and died Dec. 21, 2008. He is survived by: his parents, Phillip and Deborah Baldridge; one brother, Dustin Baldridge; one sister, Samantha Baldridge; one niece, Candyce Baldridge; his paternal grandparents, Willard and Maxcine Baldridge, all of Mammoth Spring; his maternal grandparents, George and Sue Reeves of Hardy, Ark., Linda Pope of McAlester, Okla.; his fiancée, Brianna Lindner of Hardy; two god-children; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Elbert "Ace" White (12/30/08)
Elbert "Ace" White, 76, of Highland, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, Ark. He was the son of the late Don White and the late Nellie (Linville) White. He served in the Army and worked for the Veterans Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, for over 20 years...
Henry Harvey McKee (12/30/08)
Henry Harvey McKee was born Feb. 13, 1916, and died Dec. 26, 2008, at the home of his daughter in Las Cruces, N.M. He was born in Jeff, Oregon County, Mo., to John H. and Gola Williams McKee. He served his country in World War II in the Philippines as a member of the Army Signal Corp. ...
Sean Alan Baldridge (12/30/08)
Sean Alan Baldridge, 19, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Feb. 24, 1989, in West Plains, Mo., and died Dec. 21, 2008. He is survived by: his parents, Phillip and Deborah Baldridge; one brother, Dustin Baldridge; one sister, Samantha Baldridge; one niece, Candyce Baldridge; his paternal grandparents, Willard and Maxcine Baldridge, all of Mammoth Spring; his maternal grandparents, George and Sue Reeves of Hardy, Ark., Linda Pope of McAlester, Okla.; his fiancée, Brianna Lindner of Hardy; two god-children; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
George W. Norris (12/30/08)
George W. Norris, 84, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 20, 2008, at his residence. He was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Poughkeepsie, Ark., the son of the late Jeff and Nora (Gay) Norris. George was born in Arkansas but moved to Kansas City, Mo., and lived there for 43 years before moving back to Arkansas...
Jason Farris (12/30/08)
Jason Farris, 27, of Paris, Texas, formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Dec. 19, 2008, at a Paris, Texas, hospital. He was born April 16, 1981, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Marty and Ruby Farris. He was a member of the Haven of Rest Ministries in Paris, Texas...
Maggie Herron (12/30/08)
Maggie Lorena (Tootsie) Bristow Herron, 92, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born Nov. 3, 1916, at Williford, the daughter of the late John and Luetta Davis Bristow. She was united in marriage to Frank Herron on Oct. 31, 1929, in Sharp County, Ark. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of God in Peace Valley...
Trenton Lance Johnston (12/30/08)
Daryl and Amber Johnston of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Trenton Lance. He was born at 2:55 p.m., Dec. 19, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 8-1/2 ounces and was 19 inches long. His siblings are Tyler, 7, and Miley, 11 months. Grandparents are Gary Nickels, Mammoth Spring, Ark.; Ron and Darlene Combs, Thayer; and the late Iona Nickels...
Ashton Michael Lay (12/30/08)
Bryan and Susan Lay of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Ashton Michael. He was born at 5:28 p.m., Dec. 18, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 5 pounds, 4- 1/2 ounces and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Jan Martin, Tim Martin and Brenda Good, all of Alton...
Trenton Lance Johnston (12/30/08)
Daryl and Amber Johnston of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Trenton Lance. He was born at 2:55 p.m., Dec. 19, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 8-1/2 ounces and was 19 inches long. His siblings are Tyler, 7, and Miley, 11 months. Grandparents are Gary Nickels, Mammoth Spring, Ark.; Ron and Darlene Combs, Thayer; and the late Iona Nickels...
Ashton Michael Lay (12/30/08)
Bryan and Susan Lay of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Ashton Michael. He was born at 5:28 p.m., Dec. 18, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 5 pounds, 4- 1/2 ounces and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Jan Martin, Tim Martin and Brenda Good, all of Alton...
Thayer Police Report (12/30/08)
Stefanie Krusen, 33, of West Plains, was arrested Dec. 24, for failure to register her vehicle and failure to appear on a warrant. She posted a $200 bond. William Henery Drake, 49, of Gautier, Miss., was given a citation for speeding Dec. 25. Lynnzy Renee Gillespie, 31, of Cordova, Tenn., was given a citation Dec. 25, for failure to wear a seatbelt...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (12/30/08)
Gaylon Wyatt, 40, of Pineville, was arrested Dec. 22 for domestic battery. Wyatt was released from the Fulton County Jail Dec. 23. Shawn Esposito, 18, of Viola, was arrested Dec. 23 for bond revocation. Esposito is being held in the Fulton County Jail...
Missouri Highway Patrol (12/30/08)
On Dec. 19 at 6:13 p.m. officers with Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol arrested Terry Ward, 56, of Alton. Ward was charged with driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident, careless and imprudent driving and failure to register a motor vehicle...
Arkansas State Police (12/30/08)
Robert J. Pratt, 56, of Calico Rock, was injured Dec. 23, when his 1996 Subaru Legacy rolled on State Highway 5 and Forest Park. Pratt was traveling north on Highway 5 when his vehicle traveled off the west shoulder and the front of the vehicle struck a ditch then overturned landing on its top facing southwest. Pratt was taken to Baxter Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. The investigating trooper was Britt Clements...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (12/30/08)
Gregory Girtman, 45, of Cave City was arrested Dec. 19 for time sentence of 60 days to be served on weekends. William A. Holliman, 28, of Hardy was arrested Dec. 19 on a warrant for failure to appear, Cherokee Village and Sharp County warrants. Stephen Mark Helton, 42, of Viola was arrested Dec. 20 on a warrant for failure to pay...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (12/30/08)
The sheriff's department reported that Joseph Allen Wolford, 32, was taken into protective custody Dec. 15 after an incident in Calico Rock. He was later transported to the Wilbur D. Mills Center in Searcy for a court ordered rehabilitation commitment...
Arkansas State Police (12/30/08)
Robert J. Pratt, 56, of Calico Rock, was injured Dec. 23, when his 1996 Subaru Legacy rolled on State Highway 5 and Forest Park. Pratt was traveling north on Highway 5 when his vehicle traveled off the west shoulder and the front of the vehicle struck a ditch then overturned landing on its top facing southwest. Pratt was taken to Baxter Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. The investigating trooper was Britt Clements...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (12/30/08)
Gaylon Wyatt, 40, of Pineville, was arrested Dec. 22 for domestic battery. Wyatt was released from the Fulton County Jail Dec. 23. Shawn Esposito, 18, of Viola, was arrested Dec. 23 for bond revocation. Esposito is being held in the Fulton County Jail...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (12/30/08)
Gregory Girtman, 45, of Cave City was arrested Dec. 19 for time sentence of 60 days to be served on weekends. William A. Holliman, 28, of Hardy was arrested Dec. 19 on a warrant for failure to appear, Cherokee Village and Sharp County warrants. Stephen Mark Helton, 42, of Viola was arrested Dec. 20 on a warrant for failure to pay...