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Stories from Thursday, January 8, 2009

Revised maps available (01/08/09)
THAYER -- Thayer Alderman Joe Barbee announced last week that the revised Flood Plain Maps for the city of Thayer are now at Thayer City Hall. He said the maps became official Dec. 16. "Anyone that would like to look at the new maps may do so at city hall during normal business hours," Barbee said...
Springfield man dies in accident (01/08/09)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Springfield, Mo., man, Jeffrey Hughey, 45, died as the result of injuries he suffered in a one-vehicle accident Dec. 30 south of Mammoth Spring. According to a report from Troop I of the Arkansas State Police, the accident occurred at 11:45 p.m., 10 miles south of Mammoth Spring on U.S. Highway 63...
Talking a look back at 2008 (01/08/09)
Sheltered Workshop on the move (01/08/09)
ALTON -- In the near future, the Oregon County Sheltered Workshop will be moving from their present location on Main Street in Alton to the former John Deere building on Highway 160 about one-mile from Alton. The workshop was started when a tax levy was passed in 1986. They have been at their present building since the early 1990s...
An upclose view of David vs. Goliath (01/08/09)
Terry Mullins Sports Editor Don't get me wrong. We love our high school basketball in these parts. But with all apologies to both the Natural and Show-Me States, our love for the sport can't hold a candle to the real hotbed of passionate high school basketball fans -- the Hoosier State...
Older drivers face challenges (01/08/09)
Emily McIntosh Staff Writer People normally feel helpless without their own means of transportation. Those who have ever had their car break down and at the shop for a few days, know how it feels to be striped of their independence. For many people a car is a source of income to get to and from work or a source of freedom. However, for quite a few elderly adults, their ability to drive is their last bit of independence left...
Couch claims second Walnut Grove title (01/08/09)
It had all the ingredients for a tasty pre-New Year's Eve holiday treat. A pair of undefeated teams, the top two teams in the brackets, going head-to-head for a tournament championship. And when the smoke cleared from this one, it was the Couch Lady Indians who remained unbeaten on the year, thanks to a hard-earned 43-38 victory over the Exeter Lady Tigers in the finals of the Walnut Grove Holiday Tournament on Dec. 30...
Weather dominates 2008 news (01/08/09)
2008 was a year of extremes for wild Missouri and those who love the outdoors. High points included fishing records and record rains, while lows included weather-related woes for ground-nesting wildlife, such as quail and turkeys. The Missouri Conservation Commission started the conservation year in January by inducting Nadia Navarrete-Tindall, of Columbia, into the Conservation Hall of Fame for her efforts on behalf of environmental education. ...
Fire prevention tips offered (01/08/09)
This time of year, fire-related injuries and scaldings are common as people reach for alternative ways to heat their homes. Oregon County Emergency Preparedness Director Eric King said there are many fire related hazards. "People use fireplaces that have not been maintained or cleaned in a year or more, resulting in flue fires. Others use dangerous flame accelerants to get quick results, or use electric heaters too close to flammable materials," he said...
4-H registration event nears (01/08/09)
OREGON COUNTY -- The University of Missouri Extension has announced a unique opportunity for youth and their families on Jan. 24 beginning at 10 a.m. This event will be open to both 4-H and non 4-H families in Oregon, Howell, Ozark, Shannon and Texas counties...
Local business burns (01/08/09)
Both Salem and Camp Fire Departments fought to contain a fire that occurred in the early morning hours of Jan. 3 at Body Works in Salem. Salem Fire Chief Heath Everett said the fire department received the call at 5:59 a.m. and were at the scene by 6:03 a.m. with three trucks. The Camp Fire Department was also called to assist in putting out the flames...
Year in Review Part 2 (01/08/09)
Well, the new year is finally here. It's time to make new memories and remember the ones from the past year. The year 2008 was a busy 365 days for the area. July A Melbourne man, Joseph Carl Mitchell, 45, was arrested July 15 on a Grant County warrant for sexual indecency with a 14-year-old girl in an Internet chat room. ...
Drivers face challenges (01/08/09)
People normally feel helpless without their own means of transportation. Those who have ever had their car break down and at the shop for a few days, know how it feels to be striped of their independence. For many people a car is a source of income to get to and from work or a source of freedom. However, for quite a few elderly adults, their ability to drive is their last bit of independence left...
An upclose view of David vs. Goliath (01/08/09)
Don't get me wrong. We love our high school basketball in these parts. But with all apologies to both the Natural and Show-Me States, our love for the sport can't hold a candle to the real hotbed of passionate high school basketball fans -- the Hoosier State...
An upclose view of David vs. Goliath (01/08/09)
Don't get me wrong. We love our high school basketball in these parts. But with all apologies to both the Natural and Show-Me States, our love for the sport can't hold a candle to the real hotbed of passionate high school basketball fans -- the Hoosier State...
2008:Year in Review (01/08/09)
August: Alonzo Foster Jr., 22, of Ash Flat was killed July 20. Foster was shot at Lick Creek in Ozark County Missouri while on a picnic with his family. Foster and his family were at a place where his family said they had been thousands of times when Alicia Sanders, a resident of Mammoth Spring showed up and protested to the visitors that they were trespassing on her land...
Older drivers face challenges (01/08/09)
People normally feel helpless without their own means of transportation. Those who have ever had their car break down and at the shop for a few days, know how it feels to be striped of their independence. For many people a car is a source of income to get to and from work or a source of freedom. However, for quite a few elderly adults, their ability to drive is their last bit of independence left...
Bears blitz Bruno-Pyatt Patriots in Harrison (01/08/09)
The Mammoth Spring Bears wasted little time, or for that matter, little effort, in dispatching the Bruno-Pyatt Patriots 66-32 in the opening round of the 35th annual North Arkansas College Senior Boys Tournament Jan. 3 at Pioneer Pavilion in Harrison...
Hot-shooting Redwings down Cats (01/08/09)
Though they were missing one of the prime movers on their squad, the Eminence Redwings sure didn't look the part of a team with any deficiencies in the finals of the Cabool Holiday Basketball Tournament. The top-seeded Redwings had just four players score in the championship game, but all four of those players reached double digits and Eminence held off second-seeded Thayer 59-49 Dec. 30 to take top honors in the annual tournament...
Unfortunate incident mars Bobcats/Zizzers clash (01/08/09)
Fifty-five years ago, on Jan. 16, 1953, the Thayer Bobcat basketball team was involved in an unfortunate "incident" in the championship game of the West Plains Invitational Tournament. The tourney was held annually in the Armory building in Peoples Park in West Plains. The Bobcats were the defending tournament champs,having won the previous year led by All-State player Bud Edwards...
Eagles' fast start dooms Indians (01/08/09)
The Couch Indians faced a tall order in the third-place game of the annual Cabool Holiday Basketball Tournament Dec. 30. Namely, Fair Grove's 6-4 Matt Loyd and 6-7 Justin Cleeton. Loyd and Cleeton combined to score 28 points and the sixth-seeded Eagles knocked off the fourth-seeded Indians 63-39 to take home the third-place trophy...
Horns open NAC with win (01/08/09)
The Western Grove Warriors made things interesting, but the Viola Longhorns still managed to advance to the second round of the 35th annual North Arkansas College Senior Boys Tournament Jan. 3 at Pioneer Pavilion in Harrison. The 10th-seeded Longhorns put together a nice finish to the third period and then hit enough free throws in the fourth to push past Western Grove 42-31...
Bears blitz Bruno-Pyatt Patriots in Harrison (01/08/09)
The Mammoth Spring Bears wasted little time, or for that matter, little effort, in dispatching the Bruno-Pyatt Patriots 66-32 in the opening round of the 35th annual North Arkansas College Senior Boys Tournament Jan. 3 at Pioneer Pavilion in Harrison...
Third time a charm for Cave City (01/08/09)
Midnight finally struck for Cinderella and when it did, the Cave City Cavewomen were the ones left wearing the golden tiara. Playing in their third straight Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament finals in the last three years, Cave City managed to outlast upset-minded Rivercrest and win the girls' 1A-2A-3A title with a hard-fought 46-40 victory Dec. 30 at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
Lady Rebs denied title (01/08/09)
After the Westside game, Highland Head Coach Harlan Davis acknowledged that although the Lady Rebels have been successful in the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament, none of his teams have won it all. Even relegated to the fifth seed, Highland looked like the team to beat after dismantling Pocahontas 64-46 in the opening round on Dec. 22...
Wildcats still have Rebs' number (01/08/09)
Well, the third time wasn't a charm, but Highland is catching up to the Wildcats. Meeting for the third time this season at the Kell Classic in Swifton on Jan. 3, the Highland Rebels held their own against Trumann, but still exited the tournament early, losing 58-51...
Sports Scores & Stats (01/08/09)
Cherokee Village Seniors Bowling League Dec. 19 Women Diana Campfield........210; 527 Betty Anders..............186; 484 Jeanne Thomas..........177; 476 Joyce Brewer.............186; 462 Barbara Duke.............157; 445 Judy Harvey...............164; 416...
Commission renames Richland Valley property after former commissioner (01/08/09)
In a short meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission recently, commissioners renamed a newly purchased section of Searcy County land after former commissioner Sonny Varnell of St. Paul. The Richland Valley property is part of the Gene Rush Wildlife Management Area...
New coyote regulations provide opportunities for taking feral hogs (01/08/09)
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...
Veda Elizabeth (Upton) LaFevers (01/08/09)
Veda Elizabeth (Upton) LaFevers of Chatsworth, Calif., a former resident of the Kansas City area, died Dec. 30, 2008. Veda was the daughter of the late Elmer and Myrtle Faulkenberry Upton of Viola, Ark. She was born Aug. 18, 1918, at Salem, Ark., and was married to Edmond J. LaFevers on May 1, 1937...
William A. Van Dyk (01/08/09)
William A. "Bill" Van Dyk, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2008, at his residence. He was born Feb. 3, 1933, in Grand Rapids, Mich., the son of Adrian Van Dyk and Mildred (Jones) Van Dyk. He worked for many years for the railroad while living in Michigan. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He served during the Korean War as a paratrooper. He moved to Cherokee Village four years ago from California. He was a member of the VFW and a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church...
Jessie P. Crider (01/08/09)
Jessie P. Crider, 76, of Melbourne, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2008 in Calico Rock, Ark. He was born Oct. 27, 1932, to James and Nellie Crider of Arkansas Pass, Texas. He was married to Sharon Harmon Aug. 6, 1956, in Sequin, Texas. To this union seven children were born...
Gene H. McNeight (01/08/09)
Gene H. McNeight, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., Dec. 30, 2008. He was born Dec. 5, 1925, in Fredonia, N.Y. and attended grade school through high school in Cassadaga, N.Y. In 1944, Gene served in the U.S. Merchant Marines and was stationed at Sheeps Head, N.Y., where he was honorably discharged after a bout with rheumatic fever. On Nov. 21, 1947, he was united in marriage to Geraldine Irene Proper from Dunkirk, N.Y...
Betty Sue Mueller (01/08/09)
A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Nazareth Church in Roanoke, Va., Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. for Betty Sue Mueller, who died Dec. 27, 2008. Betty was born on Aug. 13, 1936, in Greene County, Ark., to Earl and Iva Bailey. She lived most of her life in Bakersfield, Calif., and enjoyed a few years in Cherokee Village, Ark., before moving to Roanoke, Va...
Marie Elizabeth Zisk (01/08/09)
Marie Elizabeth (Prusinski) Zisk, 90, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, at Craighead Nursing Center. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village. She is survived by: three daughters, Josephine Beatty (Joe) of Jonesboro, Florence Kozub (Jack) of Parma, Ohio, and Rose Skurla (John) of Danville, Ind.; nine grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren...
Flo K. Mills (01/08/09)
Flo K. Mills, 90, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, in the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born Feb. 19, 1918, in Linneous, Mo. She was active in the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church. She was not only a member of the Lions Club but she was also the past president. She lived here for 27 years with her husband Melvin...
Lura M. Langenback (01/08/09)
Lura M. Langenback, 61, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born April 30, 1947, at Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of Raymond Millard and Nancy Pauline (Bennison) Taylor. She was a writer and preacher and of the Christian faith...
Robert Porter Romine (01/08/09)
Robert Porter Romine, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born June 12, 1926, in Alabama, the son of the late Porter Romine and Rena (Ezell) Romine. Robert was a member of the Masonic Lodge and also sang in the Barber Shop Quartet. He was a master plumber and a licensed hearing aid specialist. He moved to Arkansas in 1944...
Mildred Grace Moeller (01/08/09)
Mildred Grace Moeller, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born in Chicago, Ill., on June 29, 1932, to the late Kenneth and Fabiola (Pipen) Faber. Mildred worked for AT&T before retiring to Cherokee Village...
Laura Alice Cavert (01/08/09)
Laura Alice Cavert, 95, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Clyde Fredrick and Marie Elena (Isberg) Cavert, was born on July 5, 1913, in Appleton, Wis. She died Dec. 25, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Alice worked for 38 years as a Registered Medical Technologist for the St. ...
Herbert "Mark" Stover (01/08/09)
Herbert Gwinn Stover IV, known to friends and family as "Mark" or "Smokey Jr." was born March 10, 1955, the son of Herbert G. Stover III and the late Doris June Buebel in Baltimore, Md., and died on Dec. 22, 2008, at his home in Koshkonong, Mo., at the age of 53...
Clyde B. Simmons (01/08/09)
Clyde B. Simmons, 90, of Smithville, Ark., died Dec. 29, 2008, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City, Ark. He was born May 13, 1918, at Cave City, the son of Charlie and Lizzie Girtman Simmons. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II, a retired farmer and retired from White Rodgers in Batesville. He was a member of the Ring's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church...
Lura M. Langenback (01/08/09)
Lura M. Langenback, 61, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born April 30, 1947, at Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of Raymond Millard and Nancy Pauline (Bennison) Taylor. She was a writer and preacher and of the Christian faith...
William A. Van Dyk (01/08/09)
William A. "Bill" Van Dyk, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2008, at his residence. He was born Feb. 3, 1933, in Grand Rapids, Mich., the son of Adrian Van Dyk and Mildred (Jones) Van Dyk. He worked for many years for the railroad while living in Michigan. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He served during the Korean War as a paratrooper. He moved to Cherokee Village four years ago from California. He was a member of the VFW and a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church...
Mildred Grace Moeller (01/08/09)
Mildred Grace Moeller, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born in Chicago, Ill., on June 29, 1932, to the late Kenneth and Fabiola (Pipen) Faber. Mildred worked for AT&T before retiring to Cherokee Village...
Marie Elizabeth Zisk (01/08/09)
Marie Elizabeth (Prusinski) Zisk, 90, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, at Craighead Nursing Center. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village. She is survived by: three daughters, Josephine Beatty (Joe) of Jonesboro, Florence Kozub (Jack) of Parma, Ohio, and Rose Skurla (John) of Danville, Ind.; nine grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren...
Gene H. McNeight (01/08/09)
Gene H. McNeight, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., Dec. 30, 2008. He was born Dec. 5, 1925, in Fredonia, N.Y. and attended grade school through high school in Cassadaga, N.Y. In 1944, Gene served in the U.S. Merchant Marines and was stationed at Sheeps Head, N.Y., where he was honorably discharged after a bout with rheumatic fever. On Nov. 21, 1947, he was united in marriage to Geraldine Irene Proper from Dunkirk, N.Y...
Betty Sue Mueller (01/08/09)
A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Nazareth Church in Roanoke, Va., Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. for Betty Sue Mueller, who died Dec. 27, 2008. Betty was born on Aug. 13, 1936, in Greene County, Ark., to Earl and Iva Bailey. She lived most of her life in Bakersfield, Calif., and enjoyed a few years in Cherokee Village, Ark., before moving to Roanoke, Va...
Robert Porter Romine (01/08/09)
Robert Porter Romine, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born June 12, 1926, in Alabama, the son of the late Porter Romine and Rena (Ezell) Romine. Robert was a member of the Masonic Lodge and also sang in the Barber Shop Quartet. He was a master plumber and a licensed hearing aid specialist. He moved to Arkansas in 1944...
Flo K. Mills (01/08/09)
Flo K. Mills, 90, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, in the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born Feb. 19, 1918, in Linneous, Mo. She was active in the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church. She was not only a member of the Lions Club but she was also the past president. She lived here for 27 years with her husband Melvin...
Clyde B. Simmons (01/08/09)
Clyde B. Simmons, 90, of Smithville, Ark., died Dec. 29, 2008, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City, Ark. He was born May 13, 1918, at Cave City, the son of Charlie and Lizzie Girtman Simmons. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II, a retired farmer and retired from White Rodgers in Batesville. He was a member of the Ring's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church...
Jake Roath (01/08/09)
Jake Roath, 63, of Batesville, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2008, at his home. He was born May 12, at Nevada, Mo., the son of Jake and Bertie Mae Roath. He was a United States Marine veteran having served during Vietnam. He worked several years in the lumber business and was a salesman for Tri-County Electric in Desha...
Laura Faith Miller (01/08/09)
The first baby born in 2009 at White River Medical Center in Batesville was born at 5 a.m., Jan. 1, 2009. Laura Faith Miller, daughter of Rebecca and Matthew Miller of Salem weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long. The Miller's are also parents to 6-year-old Grace...
Haley Marie Perkins (01/08/09)
Bennie and Michele Perkins of Willow Springs are the parents of a baby girl, Haley Marie. She was born at 7:52 p.m., Dec. 24, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 5ounces and was 20 inches long. Her siblings are Kaitlyn, 8, and Madisyn, 4. Grandparents are Larry and Donna Woten, West Plains, and Bob and Helen Perkins, Koshkonong...
Alexis Helen Bates (01/08/09)
Jeff and Naomi Bates of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Alexis Helen. She was born at 1:16 p.m., Dec. 22, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her siblings are Joshua, 3, and Levi, 1. Grandparents are Peter and Margaret Grandia, Kamloops of B.C., Canada, and Danny and Judy Bates of Alton...
Austin Gregory Howell (01/08/09)
Greg and Kay Howell of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby boy, Austin Gregory. He was born at 1:33 p.m., Dec. 31, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 8-1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. His sibling is Lorna, 6. Grandparents are Bob and Helen Perkins of Koshkonong and Jim and Virginia Howell of Koshkonong...
MaKinsey Marie Mitchell (01/08/09)
Joseph Mitchell and Stevie Hunnicutt of Hardy, are the parents of a daughter, born Dec. 8, 2008, at UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock. She weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 inches long. She has been named MaKinsey Marie Mitchell. Grandparents are Kent and Amy Gustin of Idaho; Steve and Ronda Schilling of Orofino, Idaho; Linda Kinsey, Randy Mitchell, Tom and Joan Hunnicutt and Mary Taylor all of Williford...
Cameron Allen Miller (01/08/09)
Cameron Allen Miller was born Dec 11, 2008, at 8:23 a.m. at Cox South in Springfield, Mo. His parents are Jared and Tiffany Miller of Republic, Mo. Cameron weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 23 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Maurice and Beth Wiggs of Alton...
Laura Faith Miller (01/08/09)
The first baby born in 2009 at White River Medical Center in Batesville was born at 5 a.m., Jan. 1, 2009. Laura Faith Miller, daughter of Rebecca and Matthew Miller of Salem weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long. The Miller's are also parents to 6-year-old Grace...
Alexis Helen Bates (01/08/09)
Jeff and Naomi Bates of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Alexis Helen. She was born at 1:16 p.m., Dec. 22, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her siblings are Joshua, 3, and Levi, 1. Grandparents are Peter and Margaret Grandia, Kamloops of B.C., Canada, and Danny and Judy Bates of Alton...
Austin Gregory Howell (01/08/09)
Greg and Kay Howell of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby boy, Austin Gregory. He was born at 1:33 p.m., Dec. 31, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 8-1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. His sibling is Lorna, 6. Grandparents are Bob and Helen Perkins of Koshkonong and Jim and Virginia Howell of Koshkonong...
MaKinsey Marie Mitchell (01/08/09)
Joseph Mitchell and Stevie Hunnicutt of Hardy, are the parents of a daughter, born Dec. 8, 2008, at UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock. She weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 inches long. She has been named MaKinsey Marie Mitchell. Grandparents are Kent and Amy Gustin of Idaho; Steve and Ronda Schilling of Orofino, Idaho; Linda Kinsey, Randy Mitchell, Tom and Joan Hunnicutt and Mary Taylor all of Williford...
Cameron Allen Miller (01/08/09)
Cameron Allen Miller was born Dec 11, 2008, at 8:23 a.m. at Cox South in Springfield, Mo. His parents are Jared and Tiffany Miller of Republic, Mo. Cameron weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 23 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Maurice and Beth Wiggs of Alton...
MaKinsey Marie Mitchell (01/08/09)
Joseph Mitchell and Stevie Hunnicutt of Hardy, are the parents of a daughter, born Dec. 8, 2008, at UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock. She weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 inches long. She has been named MaKinsey Marie Mitchell. Grandparents are Kent and Amy Gustin of Idaho; Steve and Ronda Schilling of Orofino, Idaho; Linda Kinsey, Randy Mitchell, Tom and Joan Hunnicutt and Mary Taylor all of Williford...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (01/08/09)
The Izard County Sheriff's Department conducted several sobriety checkpoints on the roadways during this past holiday season. Safe and sober drivers were given a "thanks for being safe and sober" key chain in cooperation with the Izard County Hometown Health Coalition's drug and alcohol program. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that others not meeting the safe and sober challenge, were arrested and taken to jail...
Thayer Police Report (01/08/09)
Tyler Q. Sims, 23, of Springfield, Mo., was given a citation for speeding Jan. 2. Blake E. Horton, 18, of Thayer was charged Jan. 2 on an Oregon County warrant of failure to obey judges orders and a West Plains Police Department warrant for failure to display current state license plate. He posted a $341.50 bond...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (01/08/09)
Vickie D. Needels, 48, of Thayer was arrested by officers with the Oregon County Sheriff's Department Jan. 2 on two misdemeanor bad check warrants. She posted a $2,000 bond and is scheduled to be in court Jan. 21.
Izard County Sheriff's Report (01/08/09)
The Izard County Sheriff's Department conducted several sobriety checkpoints on the roadways during this past holiday season. Safe and sober drivers were given a "thanks for being safe and sober" key chain in cooperation with the Izard County Hometown Health Coalition's drug and alcohol program. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that others not meeting the safe and sober challenge, were arrested and taken to jail...
Arkansas State Police (01/08/09)
Jeffrey L. Hughey, 45, of Springfield, Mo., was killed Dec. 30 in a car accident on U.S. Highway 63 about 10.2 miles south of Mammoth Spring. Hughey was driving his 1993 Chevy Blazer south on Highway 63 when his vehicle exited the east side of the highway and traveled down an embankment and struck a tree. Hughey was pronounced dead at 1:05 a.m. Dec. 31 at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. The investigating trooper was Coty Williams...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (01/08/09)
Mark Johnson, 31, of Henderson, was arrested Dec. 30 for driving while intoxicated and theft of property. Johnson was released from the Fulton County Jail Dec. 30 after posting a $1,090 bond. William McCullough, 29, of Salem, was arrested Jan. 1 for driving while intoxicated. McCullough was released from the Fulton County Jail Jan. 1 on an $881 bond...
Arkansas State Police (01/08/09)
Jeffrey L. Hughey, 45, of Springfield, Mo., was killed Dec. 30 in a car accident on U.S. Highway 63 about 10.2 miles south of Mammoth Spring. Hughey was driving his 1993 Chevy Blazer south on Highway 63 when his vehicle exited the east side of the highway and traveled down an embankment and struck a tree. Hughey was pronounced dead at 1:05 a.m. Dec. 31 at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. The investigating trooper was Coty Williams...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (01/08/09)
Mark Johnson, 31, of Henderson, was arrested Dec. 30 for driving while intoxicated and theft of property. Johnson was released from the Fulton County Jail Dec. 30 after posting a $1,090 bond. William McCullough, 29, of Salem, was arrested Jan. 1 for driving while intoxicated. McCullough was released from the Fulton County Jail Jan. 1 on an $881 bond...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (01/08/09)
The Izard County Sheriff's Department conducted several sobriety checkpoints on the roadways during this past holiday season. Safe and sober drivers were given a "thanks for being safe and sober" key chain in cooperation with the Izard County Hometown Health Coalition's drug and alcohol program. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that others not meeting the safe and sober challenge, were arrested and taken to jail...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (01/08/09)
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...
Thayer Police Report (01/08/09)
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...
Missouri Highway Patrol (01/08/09)
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 (01/08/09)
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 (01/08/09)
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 (01/08/09)
Brian Scott Fletcher, 36, of Jonesboro was arrested Dec. 30 for no insurance. John Adam Colvin, 28, of Evening Shade was arrested Dec. 30 for DWI, fleeing and speeding. Christopher Williams, 18, of Cherokee Village was arrested Dec. 31 for failure to appear...