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Stories from Thursday, January 15, 2009

Fire (01/15/09)
A controlled burn of leaves got out-of-hand due to high winds Jan. 7, in the Sherwood Park section of Thayer near the Thayer swimming pool. The property is owned by Fred Barnett but is in the process of being sold. An out-building was burned and a large portion of the backyard, but no injuries were reported. The fire was put out quickly by the Thayer Fire Department. Photo by Jan Thompson...
New sales tax? (01/15/09)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer THAYER -- A one-half cent sales tax will be on the April 7 Municipal Election ballot in the city of Thayer. Thayer Police Chief David Bailey was at a meeting of the Thayer City Council Jan. 7, and asked the council and mayor to place what he called a Designated Law Enforcement Tax on the ballot...
Missouri conservation changes nixed (01/15/09)
MISSOURI -- Many Oregon County residents have been concerned about the proposed changes the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has talked about for the future. Worry no more. The MDC has apparently changed its mind on some of the changes they proposed after hearing from residents across the state during its public comment period that ended Dec. 16...
Countdown to analog sign off (01/15/09)
Steven W. Looney Staff Writer Traveling the highways and backroads of this rural area, it is quite common to see television antennas on rooftops, sticking up next to a house or attached to the barnyard light pole. For those residents who have relied on the free airwaves as a source of information and entertainment their entire life, the transition to digital TV may be an economic strain and a technical nightmare...
Mammoth Spring city council members sworn in (01/15/09)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring City Council members and the city's recorder treasurer were sworn-in at the Jan. 5 Mammoth Spring City Council meeting. Councilmen sworn-in were, Jim Mills, Daniel Busch, Peggy Smith and Larry Burns. Joan Baker was sworn-in as the recorder treasurer...
Thayer Police Department introduces chaplin (01/15/09)
Jan Thompson Staff Writer THAYER -- There is a job in the city of Thayer many local residents do not even know exist. It's a job that takes a special kind of person that does not mind giving the extra effort to help someone in a time of trouble or need...
ICC teacher found guilty (01/15/09)
Brock M. Felton, 33, of Sage, a former Izard County Consolidated School band and choir teacher and a school bus driver, was convicted of a total of 16 counts of sexual crimes on Jan. 9. Four of those crimes are sexual assault in the second degree and 12 are sexual indecency convictions. The trial began Jan. 5 and lasted until Jan. 10...
Where does e-waste come from? (01/15/09)
It is estimated that Americans own more than 500 million TVs (working and non-working) in the U.S. The CRT (cathode ray tube) in a TV monitor can contain up to four pounds of lead. Source: Basel Action Network as posted on www.ecyclemo.org...
What to do with that old television (01/15/09)
New, light-weight, high definition, flat screen televisions have been a hot-selling item for many months as Americans prepare for the change to digital broadcasting. Consumers now face the problem of what to do with their old televisions. Millions of these bulky, heavy, oversized devices have been replaced by consumers and many are still in good working condition...
School recognizes Poverty Awareness (01/15/09)
Steven W. Looney Staff Writer The Salem High School Beta Club and the Zeta Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi have joined forces to help those in need this January in recognition of Poverty Awareness Month. This is a national program held during the month of January, and is designed to create national awareness of poverty, and canvas local communities for donations...
School recognizes Poverty Awareness (01/15/09)
Steven W. Looney Staff Writer The Salem High School Beta Club and the Zeta Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi have joined forces to help those in need this January in recognition of Poverty Awareness Month. This is a national program held during the month of January, and is designed to create national awareness of poverty, and canvas local communities for donations...
School recognizes Poverty Awareness (01/15/09)
Steven W. Looney Staff Writer The Salem High School Beta Club and the Zeta Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi have joined forces to help those in need this January in recognition of Poverty Awareness Month. This is a national program held during the month of January, and is designed to create national awareness of poverty, and canvas local communities for donations...
Air Evac paramedic completes 1,000 flights (01/15/09)
Emily McIntosh Staff Writer The whirr of the propeller and the hum of the helicopter's engine is enough to raise anyone's adrenaline levels. But having a critical patient on board and having to do all you can to keep that patient alive raises the stress level even more...
2008 brings decrease in Missouri traffic fatalities (01/15/09)
MISSOURI -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol has announced the state experienced a 27 percent decrease in fatalities over the past three years. Troop G, which Oregon County is part of, along with eight other counties in south central Missouri, shows the same statistics. The eight other counties included in the Troop G coverage area are: Carter, Douglas, Howell, Ozark, Shannon, Texas and Wright...
It's a long goodbye for victims and families (01/15/09)
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.. ...
Sentenced to prison (01/15/09)
Felton to serve six-months and pay $180,000 fine
New system to assist doctors (01/15/09)
Hospitals know how important it is for information to get from one place to another fast when it comes to a patient's emergency situation. Fulton County Hospital, in its ever evolving quest to better serve its community, is trying to do just that by implementing a new digital dictation system on Dec. 16...
Where does e-waste come from? (01/15/09)
Source: Basel Action Network as posted on www.ecyclemo.org...
What to do with that old television (01/15/09)
New, light-weight, high definition, flat screen televisions have been a hot-selling item for many months as Americans prepare for the change to digital broadcasting. Consumers now face the problem of what to do with their old televisions. Millions of these bulky, heavy, oversized devices have been replaced by consumers and many are still in good working condition...
Few days left until analog signs off (01/15/09)
Traveling the highways and backroads of this rural area, it is quite common to see television antennas on rooftops, sticking up next to a house or attached to the barnyard light pole. For those residents who have relied on the free airwaves as a source of information and entertainment their entire life, the transition to digital TV may be an economic strain and a technical nightmare...
School recognizes (01/15/09)
The Salem High School Beta Club and the Zeta Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi have joined forces to help those in need this January in recognition of Poverty Awareness Month. This is a national program held during the month of January, and is designed to create national awareness of poverty, and canvas local communities for donations...
Air Evac paramedic completes 1,000 flights (01/15/09)
It's a First (01/15/09)
Betty Holliger and Pat Sasfai of the Cherokee Village Directory Committee and Ron Rhodes present Harold Hirsch with the first copy of the Cherokee Village Directory 2009 Dec. 19. Hirsch's sketch is featured on the cover. He is the first individual to be featured on the cover of a Cherokee Village Directory. The sketch was drawn by local artist, Pat Dunlap...
Meth lab For Sale? (01/15/09)
Meth lab found in house listed for sale by real estate company
Trauma system meetings slated (01/15/09)
State health officials say a system for treating victims of traumatic injury would save the lives of between 200 and 600 people each year. A $200,000 grant from Gov. Mike Beebe's Emergency Fund in 2008 helped the development of the software that provides hospitals with accurate and up-to-date information on hospitals in Arkansas. This system is called a "dashboard."...
New law protects home buyers (01/15/09)
It has been proven that for every pound of methamphetamine produced, five to seven pounds of hazardous waste are left behind, which is why as of May 1, 2008, a law went into affect requiring the decontamination of a home where meth has been manufactured...
Hardy man (01/15/09)
An accident that occurred 4.6 miles south of Mammoth Spring Jan. 7 resulted in the death of 78-year-old Gerald Miller of Hardy. According to the Arkansas State Police accident report, Miller was driving a 1997 Dodge Intrepid southbound on U.S. Highway 63 when he crossed the center line on a curve traveling into the northbound lane. Alton Hart, 58, of Florence, S.C., was traveling south on the same road when Miller collided with him in his Kenworth semi-truck...
ICC teacher found guilty (01/15/09)
Brock M. Felton, 33, of Sage, a former Izard County Consolidated School band and choir teacher and a school bus driver, was convicted of a total of 16 counts of sexual crimes on Jan. 9. Four of those crimes are sexual assault in the second degree and 12 are sexual indecency convictions. The trial began Jan. 5 and lasted until Jan. 10...
Where does e-waste come from? (01/15/09)
Source: Basel Action Network as posted on www.ecyclemo.org...
What to do with that old television (01/15/09)
New, light-weight, high definition, flat screen televisions have been a hot-selling item for many months as Americans prepare for the change to digital broadcasting. Consumers now face the problem of what to do with their old televisions. Millions of these bulky, heavy, oversized devices have been replaced by consumers and many are still in good working condition...
Few days left until analog signs off (01/15/09)
Traveling the highways and backroads of this rural area, it is quite common to see television antennas on rooftops, sticking up next to a house or attached to the barnyard light pole. For those residents who have relied on the free airwaves as a source of information and entertainment their entire life, the transition to digital TV may be an economic strain and a technical nightmare...
Tax preparer charged (01/15/09)
"Individuals who prepare (tax) returns for others have a responsibility to file accurate tax returns for their clients," Christopher R. Pikelis, special agent in charge of the Nashville Field Office of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Criminal Investigation Division said...
Historical event takes place Jan. 20 (01/15/09)
Sharp County voters voted against Barack Obama in the November election by 56 percent which followed the trend of the state. Arkansas remains the only state from the former Confederacy never to elect an African-American to Congress or any statewide office...
Jays pass Fordland (01/15/09)
The Koshkonong Bluejays overcame a halftime deficit to fly past Fordland 56-48 Jan. 8. Down 26-19 at intermission, the Jays outscored Fordland 37-22 over the course of the second half to emerge with an eight-point victory. Leading the way for Koshkonong was Shane Davis with 17 points...
Bobcats earn All-Academic honors (01/15/09)
The accolades continue to roll in for the Thayer Bobcats' outstanding 2008 football season. Last week, the Missouri Football Coaches Association (MFBCA) selected four Bobcats to its Academic All-State team. Nick Allen, Lance Schneider, Ryan Veatch and Jacob Eckman were all named to the squad for the Class 1 runners-up from Thayer...
Lady Indians turn up heat on Alton (01/15/09)
The two things the Couch Lady Indians have been able to hang their hats on through an undefeated run of games to start the 2008 season has been an unwavering defense and a big performance from junior Whitney Mills on a nightly basis. And both of those things were front and center in the Lady Indians' 61-26 victory over the visiting Alton Lady Comets Jan. 8 in Couch...
Youth deer harvest third-largest on record (01/15/09)
Young hunters checked 1,772 deer during the final youth portion of Missouri's firearms deer season, bringing the year's youth harvest to 12,172 and the total firearms deer harvest to 238,319. The 2008-2009 firearms deer hunting season was the first to offer two youth hunting segments of two days each. This year's youth harvest fell 95 short of last year's number, a decrease of less than 1 percent...
Mammoth Spring sweeps Izard County (01/15/09)
Mammoth Spring traveled to the Cougars' Den in Brockwell Jan. 6 and when the evening ended, left for home with a pair of 1A-2 North wins to its credit. The Lady Bears started things off with a 43-38 victory over Izard County. The Lady Cougars took a 19-17 led to the half, but Mammoth Spring came out with guns blazing in the third to outscore Izard County 18-6, giving the visitors a 35-25 lead after three periods of play...
Bears ousted by Panthers (01/15/09)
Mammoth Spring's run through the North Arkansas College Senior Boys' Basketball Tournament ended with a tough 36-32 loss to the Norfork Panthers Jan. 5 at Pioneer Pavilion in Harrison. Norfork led 5-3 after a low-scoring first period that saw both squads struggle to find a rhythm...
Junior Bears keep churnin' (01/15/09)
The Mammoth Spring junior Bears improved to 18-0 on the season, 7-0 in conference play, with a 50-22 win over Viola at the Longhorn Corral Jan. 8. The junior Bears held a narrow 7-5 lead after the first period, but outscored the junior Longhorns 23-7 in the second and 20-4 in the third to take control...
Mammoth Spring sweeps Izard County (01/15/09)
Mammoth Spring traveled to the Cougars' Den in Brockwell Jan. 6 and when the evening ended, left for home with a pair of 1A-2 North wins to its credit. The Lady Bears started things off with a 43-38 victory over Izard County. The Lady Cougars took a 19-17 led to the half, but Mammoth Spring came out with guns blazing in the third to outscore Izard County 18-6, giving the visitors a 35-25 lead after three periods of play...
Alpena knocks Horns out of NAC (01/15/09)
The Alpena Leopards managed to overcome an early deficit to slide past the Viola Longhorns 49-40 in the second round of the 33rd annual North Arkansas College Senior Boys' Tournament Jan. 7 at Pioneer Pavilion in Harrison. The 10-seeded Longhorns ripped off the first seven points of the game and led 14-3 in the first period...
Long night for Sloan-Hendrix (01/15/09)
You really can't blame Sloan-Hendrix if it never wants to visit Melbourne again. Especially after the way both the Greyhounds and Lady Greyhounds were roughed up Jan. 6 at the sparkling new Bearkatz' Den.. Overpowered from the start by a pair of talented and deep squads from Melbourne, Sloan-Hendrix absorbed a pair of 2-2A beatings, the Lady Greyhounds falling to Melbourne 51-37 and the boys not faring any better, with the Bearkartz hammering the Greyhounds 76-26...
Bears ousted by Panthers (01/15/09)
Mammoth Spring's run through the North Arkansas College Senior Boys' Basketball Tournament ended with a tough 36-32 loss to the Norfork Panthers Jan. 5 at Pioneer Pavilion in Harrison. Norfork led 5-3 after a low-scoring first period that saw both squads struggle to find a rhythm...
Lady Hounds repel Cedar Ridge (01/15/09)
Cedar Ridge kept hanging around, but Salem managed to do just enough to hold the Lady Timberwolves at bay, giving the Lady Greyhounds a 50-42 2-2A Conference victory Jan. 9 at the Dawg Pound in Salem. Later in the evening, the Timberwolves overcame a big game from Salem's Shane Smith to knock off the homestanding Greyhounds by 10 points, 67-57...
Calico Rock splits with Izard County (01/15/09)
Izard County split a pair of junior high games with Calico Rock in 1A-2 North action Jan. 8 at the Cougars' Den in Brockwell. The junior Cougars topped the junior Pirates 58-27, using a big second half to do so. Izard County led 10-7 after one and 22-21 at intermission. ...
Valley Springs edges by Katz (01/15/09)
The Melbourne Bearkatz fell behind early, rallied late and then ultimately fell to the Valley Springs Tigers in the quarterfinals of the 33rd annual North Arkansas College Senior Boys' Tournament Jan. 8 at Pioneer Pavilion in Harrison. The fifth-seeded Tigers took a 32-30 lead into the fourth period, but Melbourne, the tourney's fourth seed, kept chipping away...
Viola upends Lady Pirates (01/15/09)
After losing their first two meetings of the season with the Calico Rock Lady Pirates, Viola managed to turn the tables and win round number three Jan. 6 at the Longhorn Corral. With the clock winding toward double zeros in overtime, Taylor Griggs dropped in a shot that found the bottom of the net, giving the Lady Longhorns a 45-44 1A-2 North victory. Griggs paced Viola with 16 points...
Unusual week leads to tourney finals (01/15/09)
Lady Rebs whip Valley View twice; play way into Kell Classic finals
Cavewomen rout Flippin; stay perfect in 3A-1 East (01/15/09)
The Cave City Cavewomen ran their record to a perfect 4-0 in 3A-1 East play with a 56-25 rout of Flippin Jan. 6. And this one was over early. The Cavewomen jumped in front 24-5 after the first period and took a 35-13 lead at intermission. Cheyenne Childers paced Cave City with 13 points, while Amelia Bray and Katie Stout logged eight points each. ...
Valley View slips by patient Rebels (01/15/09)
Over the course of the last few games, and especially against Valley View on Jan. 6, the Highland Rebels have shown if they can take care of the ball and be patient on offense, they can play competitively. Highland led the Blazers in Jonesboro 14-8 and held on for a 16-14 first quarter lead, before the game started to slip away, giving Valley View a 60-33 conference victory...
Junior Bears keep churnin' (01/15/09)
The Mammoth Spring junior Bears improved to 18-0 on the season, 7-0 in conference play, with a 50-22 win over Viola at the Longhorn Corral Jan. 8. The junior Bears held a narrow 7-5 lead after the first period, but outscored the junior Longhorns 23-7 in the second and 20-4 in the third to take control...
Winter fishing reports available online (01/15/09)
With the chance of ice on the trees and the temperature hovering around the freezing mark, fishing may be the last thing on Arkansas angler's minds. But, many clever anglers know that winter produces some of the best fishing -- and lunker-size catches of several species -- in Arkansas...
Snow goose conservation season set to open (01/15/09)
Waterfowl hunting is traditionally a winter sport, but goose hunters in Arkansas will have an extra three months to hunt "light geese" (snow geese, blue geese and Ross's geese). A special snow goose conservation season will open on Feb. 2 and extend through April 25...
Calvin Dale McLeod (01/15/09)
Calvin Dale McLeod, 63, of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 9, 2008, at his home. He was born July 26, 1945, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Homer Aldie and Eunar Lucille (Hill) McLeod. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a retired truck driver. Survivors include: his wife, Lety McLeod of the home; three daughters, Charlene McLeod of the home; Tammi Ivy and husband John of Grubbs and Patty Riley and husband Rory of Las Vegas, Nev.; three step-daughters, Vicki Moore of Des Moines, Iowa, Michele Alvarez of Norwalk, Calif., and Kelli Campbell of Newport; three brothers, Ray McLeod and Paul McLeod both of Cave City and Bill McLeod of Batesville; one sister, June Duvall of Cave City; three grandchildren, Brenna Ivy of Grubbs, Mickey Riley of Las Vegas, Nev., and Amanda Riley of Portland, Ore.; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Roderick A. Porter (01/15/09)
Roderick A. Porter, 98, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died on Jan. 7, 2009. He was the son of Arthur Amasa and Mary (Rhinesmith) Porter (deceased), husband of the late Kathryn Porter, brother of the late Gladys Porter and the late Hazel Porter Gay, father of sons, Ray of Cary, Ill., and Robert Porter of Lakewood, Ohio, and grandfather of Joel and Glenn Porter...
Larry Allen Snodgrass (01/15/09)
Larry Allen Snodgrass, 56, of Viola, Ark., son of Tommy Allen Snodgrass and the late Norma Jean (Jackson) Snodgrass, was born March 7, 1952, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He died Jan. 6, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Larry was united in marriage to Denise Ray Carr on March 29, 2002, at Wellington, Kan...
Elaine Margaret Hansen (01/15/09)
Elaine Margaret Hansen, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 7, 2009, at her home after a long illness. She was born in 1928 in Chicago, Ill., the only child of the late Fulmar Hansen and Margit Kristine Nilsen both of Norway. Miss Hansen returned to Norway in 1939 with her parents and was unable to return to the United States until 1946 due to the Nazi occupation of Norway during World War II. She attended school in Norway and spoke Norwegian fluently...
Wilma Marie Shrable (01/15/09)
Wilma Marie Shrable, 89, of Gepp, Ark., daughter of the late Thomas Zachariah and Bernice Veronica (Stockard) Clay, was born July 3, 1919, in Bexar, Ark. She died Dec. 20, 2008, at Gepp, Ark. Marie was united in marriage to Paul Patrick Shrable on Feb. 17, 1940, at Elizabeth, Ark. She spent her working years as a seamstress for a shirt factory. She was a member of the Crossroads Church of Christ...
Annie Mae Scott (01/15/09)
Annie Mae Scott, 83, of Williford, Ark., formerly of Dearborn, Mich, died Jan. 9, 2009, at her residence. She was born May 1, 1925, in Pineville, Ky., the daughter of the late James and Betty  Hatfield Gambrell. She married William Scott in 1946. He preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 2000. She was a nurses aide at Garden City Osteopathic Hospital in Garden City, Mich., for 38 years, and was a Baptist...
Robert G. Patterson (01/15/09)
Robert G. Patterson, 88, of Wisconsin, died Dec. 28, 2008, at Vista Medical Center East in Wankegan. Born in Chenoa, Ill., he lived in Lockport and Bolingbrook before retiring in Arkansas. He retired in 1985 from Argonne National Laboratory after 23 years of service...
Jordyn (Jordy) Leigh Heldstab (01/15/09)
Jordyn (Jordy) Leigh Heldstab, 7 weeks, of Thayer, Mo., died Dec. 21, 2008, at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Nov. 3, 2008, in West Plains, Mo., the daughter of Gary and Amanda Heldstab. She is survived by: three siblings, Grace, Hannah, and Isaiah Heldstab; her grandparents, Richard and Jena Price of Oklahoma and Terry and Mary Blankinship of Missouri; and many other relatives including aunts; uncles; cousins; and friends...
Alma Agnes Newberry (01/15/09)
Alma Agnes Newberry, 90, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Herbert Howard and Dorothy Alena (Hall) Isom, was born April 12, 1918, in El Moro, Colo. She died Jan. 3, 2009, in St. Louis. Alma was united in marriage to William Henry Newberry on Feb. 14, 1937, at Littleton, Colo. She was a homemaker and a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Bonnie Clayton (01/15/09)
Bonnie Clayton, 65, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Dec. 26, 2008, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Jan. 23, 1943. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Lonnie and Gracie Snider; husband, Pat Clayton; and three brothers, Leonard, Lloyd and Doyle Snider...
James Andrew Hansen (01/15/09)
James Andrew Hansen was born Feb. 12, 1926. He died Dec. 25, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 82. James spent his working years in housing construction. He served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. He is survived by: his wife, Rebecca Myrtle (Merryman) Hansen of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Marvin Herum (01/15/09)
Marvin Jennings Herum was born April 5, 1926, the son of Joseph and Maggie (Amdahl) Herum in Highlake Township near Wallingford, Iowa, in the family farm that his father was born in also. He quit school to join the Army Air Force and traveled to Germany and Switzerland. When he left the service, he traveled the country running heavy equipment and driving trucks. He married Dorothy Rasmussen Oct. 3, 1964. From this marriage two sons, Gary and Tracy, were born...
Emma Hulsey (01/15/09)
Emma Emilie Herbold Hulsey was born Oct. 30, 1907, at Thayer, Mo., the 12th child of August Herbold and Henriette (Hattie) Zelmore Hebold and died Jan. 2, 2009, in Norwich, N.Y., at the age of 101. She was married June 14, 1929, to Noble Hulsey, and to this union one son, Kenneth Hulsey, was born...
Kenneth Throckmorton (01/15/09)
Kenneth Lavern Throckmorton, 78, of Viola, Ark., son of the late William Emory and Mary Elizabeth (Breit) Throckmorton Sr., was born Jan. 23, 1930, in Bernard, Mo. He died Jan. 3, 2009, at Hospice of the Ozarks in Mountain Home, Ark. Kenneth was united in marriage to Alice Marie Baker on Oct. 11, 1951, at Bowling Green, Mo. He spent his working years in the U. S. Army, from which he retired as a Staff Sergeant in 1969. He served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars...
Robert H. Thompson (01/15/09)
Robert H. Thompson, 92, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 28, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home. The son of Charles Foster Thompson and Alice Mae (Hamblin) Thompson, he was born Jan. 24, 1916, in Sioux City, Iowa. He was a 50 year Mason, and a member of the Lions Club. Robert was an elder at Spring River Presbyterian...
Bernard L. Aronoff (01/15/09)
Bernard L. Aronoff, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 5, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born May 23, 1933, in San Bernadino, Calif., the son of Morton and Freida Aronoff. After attending school in San Bernadino he served in the U.S. Navy. After moving to Cherokee Village, Bernard opened his own business, Custom Fitt Upholstery...
Glenn Wade (01/15/09)
Glenn Wade died Jan. 10, 2009, in Paragould, Ark. He was born Feb. 2, 1943, in Oak Park, Ill. He was a retired real estate investor and pilot for Eastern Airlines. He is survived by: his sister, Debbie Bratton; two nieces; three great-nieces; one great-nephew; his wife, Diana Wade; two step-children, Alisa Long, Lance Greer; five step-grandchildren, Shayla Cooper, Briana Long, Cody Greer, Zaida Greer and Zane Greer; and numerous friends...
Mazell Morehead Melton (01/15/09)
Mazell Morehead Melton, daughter of the late Wes Morehead and Allie Rush Morehead was born Nov. 14, 1919, in Gorby Ark. She died Jan. 7, 2009, in Melbourne, Ark., at the age of 89. Mazell was united in marriage to Marvin Melton on Feb. 23, 1935, and to this union five children were born. She was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Missionary Baptist Church at Oxford...
Thurman Lee Sorrell (01/15/09)
Thurman Lee Sorrell was born the son of Alsia James Sorrell and Bessie Mable Reynolds Sorrell on June 1, 1937, in Myrtle, Mo., and died Jan. 5, 2009, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 71. He was united in marriage on Dec. 25, 1955, in Myrtle, Mo., to Carol Allen...
Luie Roberts (01/15/09)
Luie Newman Roberts, 71, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 19, 1937, in Alton, Mo., and died Jan. 10, 2009, in Springfield, Mo. Luie grew up in the Riverton community and graduated from Alton High School. He was married to Anna Marie German on June 29, 1956, and worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture before retiring on March 1, 2003. He then worked part-time as a meat inspector for the state of Missouri...
Roderick A. Porter (01/15/09)
Roderick A. Porter, 98, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died on Jan. 7, 2009. He was the son of Arthur Amasa and Mary (Rhinesmith) Porter (deceased), husband of the late Kathryn Porter, brother of the late Gladys Porter and the late Hazel Porter Gay, father of sons, Ray of Cary, Ill., and Robert Porter of Lakewood, Ohio, and grandfather of Joel and Glenn Porter...
Larry Allen Snodgrass (01/15/09)
Larry Allen Snodgrass, 56, of Viola, Ark., son of Tommy Allen Snodgrass and the late Norma Jean (Jackson) Snodgrass, was born March 7, 1952, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He died Jan. 6, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Larry was united in marriage to Denise Ray Carr on March 29, 2002, at Wellington, Kan...
Elaine Margaret Hansen (01/15/09)
Elaine Margaret Hansen, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 7, 2009, at her home after a long illness. She was born in 1928 in Chicago, Ill., the only child of the late Fulmar Hansen and Margit Kristine Nilsen both of Norway. Miss Hansen returned to Norway in 1939 with her parents and was unable to return to the United States until 1946 due to the Nazi occupation of Norway during World War II. She attended school in Norway and spoke Norwegian fluently...
Wilma Marie Shrable (01/15/09)
Calvin Dale McLeod (01/15/09)
Calvin Dale McLeod, 63, of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 9, 2008, at his home. He was born July 26, 1945, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Homer Aldie and Eunar Lucille (Hill) McLeod. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a retired truck driver. Survivors include: his wife, Lety McLeod of the home; three daughters, Charlene McLeod of the home; Tammi Ivy and husband John of Grubbs and Patty Riley and husband Rory of Las Vegas, Nev.; three step-daughters, Vicki Moore of Des Moines, Iowa, Michele Alvarez of Norwalk, Calif., and Kelli Campbell of Newport; three brothers, Ray McLeod and Paul McLeod both of Cave City and Bill McLeod of Batesville; one sister, June Duvall of Cave City; three grandchildren, Brenna Ivy of Grubbs, Mickey Riley of Las Vegas, Nev., and Amanda Riley of Portland, Ore.; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Annie Mae Scott (01/15/09)
Annie Mae Scott, 83, of Williford, Ark., formerly of Dearborn, Mich, died Jan. 9, 2009, at her residence. She was born May 1, 1925, in Pineville, Ky., the daughter of the late James and Betty  Hatfield Gambrell. She married William Scott in 1946. He preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 2000. She was a nurses aide at Garden City Osteopathic Hospital in Garden City, Mich., for 38 years, and was a Baptist...
Robert G. Patterson (01/15/09)
Robert G. Patterson, 88, of Wisconsin, died Dec. 28, 2008, at Vista Medical Center East in Wankegan. Born in Chenoa, Ill., he lived in Lockport and Bolingbrook before retiring in Arkansas. He retired in 1985 from Argonne National Laboratory after 23 years of service...
Bonnie Clayton (01/15/09)
Bonnie Clayton, 65, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Dec. 26, 2008, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Jan. 23, 1943. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Lonnie and Gracie Snider; husband, Pat Clayton; and three brothers, Leonard, Lloyd and Doyle Snider...
James Andrew Hansen (01/15/09)
James Andrew Hansen was born Feb. 12, 1926. He died Dec. 25, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 82. James spent his working years in housing construction. He served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. He is survived by: his wife, Rebecca Myrtle (Merryman) Hansen of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Jordyn (Jordy) Leigh Heldstab (01/15/09)
Jordyn (Jordy) Leigh Heldstab, 7 weeks, of Thayer, Mo., died Dec. 21, 2008, at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Nov. 3, 2008, in West Plains, Mo., the daughter of Gary and Amanda Heldstab. She is survived by: three siblings, Grace, Hannah, and Isaiah Heldstab; her grandparents, Richard and Jena Price of Oklahoma and Terry and Mary Blankinship of Missouri; and many other relatives including aunts; uncles; cousins; and friends...
Alma Agnes Newberry (01/15/09)
Marvin Herum (01/15/09)
Marvin Jennings Herum was born April 5, 1926, the son of Joseph and Maggie (Amdahl) Herum in Highlake Township near Wallingford, Iowa, in the family farm that his father was born in also. He quit school to join the Army Air Force and traveled to Germany and Switzerland. When he left the service, he traveled the country running heavy equipment and driving trucks. He married Dorothy Rasmussen Oct. 3, 1964. From this marriage two sons, Gary and Tracy, were born...
Emma Hulsey (01/15/09)
Emma Emilie Herbold Hulsey was born Oct. 30, 1907, at Thayer, Mo., the 12th child of August Herbold and Henriette (Hattie) Zelmore Hebold and died Jan. 2, 2009, in Norwich, N.Y., at the age of 101. She was married June 14, 1929, to Noble Hulsey, and to this union one son, Kenneth Hulsey, was born...
Bernard L. Aronoff (01/15/09)
Bernard L. Aronoff, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 5, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born May 23, 1933, in San Bernadino, Calif., the son of Morton and Freida Aronoff. After attending school in San Bernadino he served in the U.S. Navy. After moving to Cherokee Village, Bernard opened his own business, Custom Fitt Upholstery...
Robert H. Thompson (01/15/09)
Robert H. Thompson, 92, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 28, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home. The son of Charles Foster Thompson and Alice Mae (Hamblin) Thompson, he was born Jan. 24, 1916, in Sioux City, Iowa. He was a 50 year Mason, and a member of the Lions Club. Robert was an elder at Spring River Presbyterian...
Kenneth Throckmorton (01/15/09)
Kenneth Lavern Throckmorton, 78, of Viola, Ark., son of the late William Emory and Mary Elizabeth (Breit) Throckmorton Sr., was born Jan. 23, 1930, in Bernard, Mo. He died Jan. 3, 2009, at Hospice of the Ozarks in Mountain Home, Ark. Kenneth was united in marriage to Alice Marie Baker on Oct. 11, 1951, at Bowling Green, Mo. He spent his working years in the U. S. Army, from which he retired as a Staff Sergeant in 1969. He served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars...
Glen Wade (01/15/09)
Glenn Wade died Jan. 10, 2009, in Paragould, Ark. He was born Feb. 2, 1943, in Oak Park, Ill. He was a retired real estate investor and pilot for Eastern Airlines. He is survived by: his sister, Debbie Bratton; two nieces; three great-nieces; one great-nephew; his wife, Diana Wade; two step-children, Alisa Long, Lance Greer; five step-grandchildren, Shayla Cooper, Briana Long, Cody Greer, Zaida Greer and Zane Greer; and numerous friends...
Calvin Dale McLeod (01/15/09)
Calvin Dale McLeod, 63, of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 9, 2008, at his home. He was born July 26, 1945, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Homer Aldie and Eunar Lucille (Hill) McLeod. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a retired truck driver. Survivors include: his wife, Lety McLeod of the home; three daughters, Charlene McLeod of the home; Tammi Ivy and husband John of Grubbs and Patty Riley and husband Rory of Las Vegas, Nev.; three step-daughters, Vicki Moore of Des Moines, Iowa, Michele Alvarez of Norwalk, Calif., and Kelli Campbell of Newport; three brothers, Ray McLeod and Paul McLeod both of Cave City and Bill McLeod of Batesville; one sister, June Duvall of Cave City; three grandchildren, Brenna Ivy of Grubbs, Mickey Riley of Las Vegas, Nev., and Amanda Riley of Portland, Ore.; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Elaine Margaret Hansen (01/15/09)
Elaine Margaret Hansen, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 7, 2009, at her home after a long illness. She was born in 1928 in Chicago, Ill., the only child of the late Fulmar Hansen and Margit Kristine Nilsen both of Norway. Miss Hansen returned to Norway in 1939 with her parents and was unable to return to the United States until 1946 due to the Nazi occupation of Norway during World War II. She attended school in Norway and spoke Norwegian fluently...
Robert G. Patterson (01/15/09)
Robert G. Patterson, 88, of Wisconsin, died Dec. 28, 2008, at Vista Medical Center East in Wankegan. Born in Chenoa, Ill., he lived in Lockport and Bolingbrook before retiring in Arkansas. He retired in 1985 from Argonne National Laboratory after 23 years of service...
Bonnie Clayton (01/15/09)
Bonnie Clayton, 65, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Dec. 26, 2008, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Jan. 23, 1943. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Lonnie and Gracie Snider; husband, Pat Clayton; and three brothers, Leonard, Lloyd and Doyle Snider...
Annie Mae Scott (01/15/09)
Annie Mae Scott, 83, of Williford, Ark., formerly of Dearborn, Mich, died Jan. 9, 2009, at her residence. She was born May 1, 1925, in Pineville, Ky., the daughter of the late James and Betty  Hatfield Gambrell. She married William Scott in 1946. He preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 2000. She was a nurses aide at Garden City Osteopathic Hospital in Garden City, Mich., for 38 years, and was a Baptist...
Robert H. Thompson (01/15/09)
Robert H. Thompson, 92, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 28, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home. The son of Charles Foster Thompson and Alice Mae (Hamblin) Thompson, he was born Jan. 24, 1916, in Sioux City, Iowa. He was a 50 year Mason, and a member of the Lions Club. Robert was an elder at Spring River Presbyterian...
Roderick A. Porter (01/15/09)
Roderick A. Porter, 98, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died on Jan. 7, 2009. He was the son of Arthur Amasa and Mary (Rhinesmith) Porter (deceased), husband of the late Kathryn Porter, brother of the late Gladys Porter and the late Hazel Porter Gay, father of sons, Ray of Cary, Ill., and Robert Porter of Lakewood, Ohio, and grandfather of Joel and Glenn Porter...
Marvin Herum (01/15/09)
Marvin Jennings Herum was born April 5, 1926, the son of Joseph and Maggie (Amdahl) Herum in Highlake Township near Wallingford, Iowa, in the family farm that his father was born in also. He quit school to join the Army Air Force and traveled to Germany and Switzerland. When he left the service, he traveled the country running heavy equipment and driving trucks. He married Dorothy Rasmussen Oct. 3, 1964. From this marriage two sons, Gary and Tracy, were born...
Bernard L. Aronoff (01/15/09)
Bernard L. Aronoff, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 5, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born May 23, 1933, in San Bernadino, Calif., the son of Morton and Freida Aronoff. After attending school in San Bernadino he served in the U.S. Navy. After moving to Cherokee Village, Bernard opened his own business, Custom Fitt Upholstery...