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Stories from Thursday, April 2, 2009

Catch Me If You Can (04/02/09)
The Oregon County Youth Summit was held March 18 at the Thayer Church of Christ. This is the 10th year for the summit. All four schools in Oregon County -- Alton, Couch, Koshkonong and Thayer -- participated in the event. The students were paired into four different teams mixing students from each of the schools. University Extension and Ozark Action hosted the summit...
Oregon County to receive federal funds (04/02/09)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County has been awarded $11,728 in federal funds for the county's emergency food and shelter national board program. A local FEMA Board made up of county residents will determine how the funds are distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service organizations in the area. The local board is responsible for recommending agencies to receive these funds and any additional funds available under this phase of the program...
Thayer Road District Commissioner will be selected (04/02/09)
THAYER SPECIAL ROAD DISTRICT -- There are three candidates running for the one three-year position that is up for election as commissioner on the Thayer Road District. Those candidates are Dr. Howard Maniprize, Stoney Cypret and Daniel Myers. Current commissioners are Dorothy Ellis, Otis Butler and Dr. Maniprize. Ellis has served on the board since the 1970s, Butler is a long time board member and Dr. Maniprize is completing his ninth year on the board...
Voters will head to polls April 7 (04/02/09)
OREGON COUNTY -- The General Municipal Election will be April 7 in Oregon County. County Clerk Gary Hensley said the polls will open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Several races have developed across the county including three tax proposals in the city of Thayer...
Tobacco prices increase to record highs (04/02/09)
THAYER -- As of April 1 the largest federal tobacco tax increase ever in history is about to go into effect. There is already an $8 to $10 difference in the price of a carton of cigarettes between Arkansas and Missouri. The major cigarette companies raised prices several weeks ago for many reasons. One was to off-set the drop in profits once the per-pack tax goes from 39 cents to $1.01...
WIC program provides nutrition services to families (04/02/09)
Tough economic times have affected the lives of nearly everyone, and it shows in the number of families receiving help from local health departments. The number of Missouri women, infants and children receiving information and food assistance through the Womens, Infants, Childrens (WIC) program grew nearly 10 percent in the last year...
Judge will determine Shockley's sentence (04/02/09)
HOWELL COUNTY -- A Carter County jury was unable March 28 to reach a decision on the punishment for Lance Shockley of Van Buren after he was found guilty of first degree murder by the same jury the day before. Their choices were either the death penalty or life in prison...
Richmond resigns as hospital administrator (04/02/09)
Emily McIntosh Staff Writer Fulton County Hospital CEO Angela Richmond submitted her 30-day notice to the hospital board and chairman Dr. Griffin Arnold at the board meeting March 30. The board accepted her resignation. In her letter of resignation, Richmond wrote, "Health resources are scarce, particularly in small, rural hospitals. ...
Debris cleanup continues (04/02/09)
Crews have been busy this week picking up debris in the Thayer area. After the Monday night rain, some piles near the Recycling Center were set on fire Tuesday morning.Photos by Steven Looney
Youth Summit brings students together for learning experience (04/02/09)
Then 10th annual Oregon County Youth Summit was held March 18 at the Thayer Church of Christ. Coordinators for the event were Paula Miller from Ozark Action; Jenny Flatt from the University of Missouri Extension; Becky Bassett from the University of Missouri Extension in Oregon County; and Toby Atkinson, from Ozark Action in Howell County...
Three injured in wreck (04/02/09)
OREGON COUNTY -- Three Alton residents, two of them teenagers, were injured in a one-vehicle accident March 29. According to Trooper D.A. Huffman with Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred eight miles east of Alton on County Road 104 at 9:10 p.m...
Go Green Festival (04/02/09)
The first ever Go Green Festival was held at Thayer March 27 and 28. Janet Underwood had a booth at the festival spinning wool. Photo by Jan Thompson
Man claims he was trying to find the BB shooter (04/02/09)
OREGON COUNTY -- An Alton man, Bobby H. Johnson, is in the Thayer Jail because the Oregon County Jail at Alton is full. Johnson is facing several charges including careless driving, driving while revoked, leaving the scene of an accident and driving while intoxicated...
Richmond resigns as hospital administrator (04/02/09)
Emily McIntosh Staff Writer Fulton County Hospital CEO Angela Richmond submitted her 30-day notice to the hospital board and chairman Dr. Griffin Arnold at the board meeting March 30. The board accepted her resignation. In her letter of resignation, Richmond wrote, "Health resources are scarce, particularly in small, rural hospitals. ...
Too Far Gone To Save (04/02/09)
A barn that was storing hay and farming equipment on the Hardin residence on Highway 9 south caught fire March 27. Dispatch received the call around noon. The Salem Fire Department arrived on scene to try to contain it. However, as one firefighter commented, there was not enough water in the county to extinguish the flames. ...
Bargains Go Fast (04/02/09)
Plants sold fast at the Master Gardeners' plant sale at the square in Salem March 27. According to Master Gardener Ralph Moore, the sale was supposed to begin at 9 a.m., but there were people waiting to buy about an hour before the sale opened. Photo by Emily McIntosh...
Cleanup continues; expenses are steep (04/02/09)
The Fulton County Quorum Court held a special meeting March 26 at 6 p.m. to discuss finances for cleanup from the ice storm. "We met today with a gentleman from FEMA and a gentleman from ADEM. They're working on our first PW, our project worksheet," Fulton County Judge Charles Willett said...
Dirt work to begin at Viola School (04/02/09)
The building of the new high school was the issue discussed at the Viola School District's board meeting March 23 at 9 a.m. Mike Caine from GAG Construction put together the lowest bids from construction companies and presented them to the school board for approval. Caine will be the work site supervisor at the school when construction begins...
Salem Fire Department has active month (04/02/09)
Emily McIntosh Staff Writer The Salem City Council met March 26 at 7 p.m. Salem Police Chief Albert Roork said the two new deputies are ready and willing to work. In the Salem Police report Roork said there was a total of six automobile accidents, 71 complaints, 29 dog complaints, one vehicle theft, four thefts of property, five domestic disputes, 12 motorist assists and 27 vehicles unlocked. ...
Lottery tickets may be available by this fall (04/02/09)
The Arkansas lottery is getting closer to becoming a reality. Soon, people in Arkansas will be able to go into convenience stores and gas stations and buy lottery tickets in their own state rather than heading to one of the boardering states to get their chance at the big money...
Marx tells Chamber, businesses can survive (04/02/09)
Randy Zook, president of the State Chamber of Commerce, was supposed to be the guest speaker at the Salem Chamber of Commerce meeting March 25. However, Susie Marx, senior vice president of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, took his place as guest speaker and presented some ideas to the Salem Chamber of Commerce...
Cavemen win over Greyhounds (04/02/09)
GOOD LEATHER: Cave City's Kyle Satterwhite tries to steal second base in the first inning of the junior varsity Cavemen's 12-6 victory over the junior varsity Salem Greyhounds March 21 in the Sharp County Invitational Tournament.
Fire chief gives tips on how to burn brush (04/02/09)
Ice storm debris has been a nightmare for many area residents to deal with. But, it's not as much of a hassle as it is for firefighters who have had to extinguish flames that have gotten out of control due to people burning debris. Though recent rains have helped contain many fires, that doesn't mean residents have free reign when it comes to burning brush. There is always the issue of safety to consider...
Felton has license revoked (04/02/09)
Brock M. Felton's teachers license has been permanently revoked by the Arkansas State Board of Education, according to the minutes of the March 16 meeting. Felton, a former Izard County Consolidated High School band and choir instructor and 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...
Recreation Complex moving forward after ice storm (04/02/09)
Birds are happily chirping in the trees and frogs can be heard croaking in ponds as the sun goes down. These are sure signs that spring is here, and with warmer weather on its way where are the humans going to play? According to both Karen Coffman, with the Salem Little League Association, and Fulton County Judge Charles Willett, construction on the Fulton County Recreation Complex has slowed down due to the ice storm...
Likes the grant but not the number: CV Police Chief asks for five additional officers (04/02/09)
Several things have changed in the Cherokee Village Police Department since Jason French took over as police chief, and the council has been receptive of the change, so far. But, French requested a possible change at the March 19 council meeting that some of the council was not so receptive to...
Man threatens officers with chainsaw (04/02/09)
A Sharp County man put a whole new meaning to "Chain Saw Massacre." At approximately 9 p.m. March 18, a resident called dispatch to report a suspicious person on his property. The resident reported that when he got out of the shower his dogs were barking. He looked outside and there was a man dressed in black waving a gun around...
Gearing up for Spring hunting season (04/02/09)
A gun and knife show was held at the Old Hardy Gym March 28 and 29. This gave hunters a chance to purchase what they needed just before the start of Spring Turkey Season. The gym was packed with vendors from all over selling rifles, hand guns, knives and various other items. Photo/Amanda Powers...
Hardy City Hall open house (04/02/09)
After Hardy City Council met in regular session March 24 they invited all in attendance to join them in an open house for their newly remodeled city hall. Those who were able to stay enjoyed a variety of pie, cake, candy and yogurt along with tea and coffee, as they discussed how great the building looks. Photo/Amanda Powers...
Problems emerge as recycling grows (04/02/09)
"We have outgrown our recycling," Hardy Mayor Nina Thornton told the council at the March 24 meeting. Thornton sent each of the alderman a picture of the condition of the recycling pro-tainer, which was overly full. Not only was the pro-tainer full, but there was recyclables piled around it on all sides...
Groceries to cost a little less (04/02/09)
While a penny can't buy much anymore, they can still add up and that is exactly what Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe is hoping they'll do. One of the big promises Beebe made while campaigning was to do away with the state's grocery tax. In 2007 he and the 86th General Assembly started to act on that promise by cutting the grocery tax from 6 cents to 3 cents...
Smokers' habit will cost more -- a whole lot more (04/02/09)
While President Barack Obama struggles with his own smoking addiction he had no problems signing a new federal cigarette tax that will affect everyone. The federal tax will increase the price of cigarettes by 62 cents per pack, making it the single largest federal tobacco tax increase ever...
Watch out for stimulus scams (04/02/09)
Congratulations, you are prequalified for government grant money! Money for home, medical, business and school. Apply and get your money, get your free grant C.D., get funding to change your life. "And, because it is grant money -- it never has to be paid back." Just search the Internet for government grants or stimulus money and look at all of the Web sites dedicated to "helping you get some of the billions of dollars that go unclaimed each year."...
Bobcats and Lady Cats basketball honors (04/02/09)
HONORED: The Thayer Bobcats and Lady Cats had several basketball players rewarded for their play this year. From left are: Lance Schneider, first team All-Conference, All-State and All-District; Kristen Earls, honorable-mention All-Conference; Samantha Oakes, second team All-Conference; Kaley Hebert, first team All-Conference and All-District; Micah Stevens, first team Al-Conference, All-State, Conference MVP and All-District; Jacob Eckman, honorable-mention All-Conference; Justin Shipp, second team All-Conference and All-District.. ...
Bailey named to All-District squad (04/02/09)
The Class 3 District 10 All-District squads were announced recently and Alton Lady Comet Jessica Bailey played her way to a spot on the girls' first team. Bailey averaged 10.7 points per game this season, while shooting 48 percent from the field. Bailey hooked up on 57 3-pointers this year, many coming at critical points in the game...
Combs, Mills rack up post-season awards (04/02/09)
Couch Lady Indians Tara Combs and Whitney Mills were named to the Class 2, District 2 All-District team recently. Mills also earned a spot on the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association's All-State team. Other All-District selections include: Boys Billy Cross of Summersville; Lance Schneider of Thayer; Justin Shipp of Thayer; Landon Jarrett of Mansfield; Jaxson Taylor of Gainesville...
Lady Rebs meet Westside .. again (04/02/09)
Meeting for the fourth time in a 72-hour period, the Highland Lady Rebels and Westside Lady Warriors split a pair of 3-4A softball games March 23 at Ash Flat Ball Park. Highland had beat Westside twice two days before en route to capturing the Rumble-N-Raiderville Tournament title in Jonesboro...
Highland takes care of Gosnell (04/02/09)
It took the Highland Rebels a few innings to figure out Gosnell starting pitcher Joe Johnson. But when the Rebs finally did get a handle on the stuff Johnson was serving, they teed off on him in a big way. Sending 14 batters to the plate in the bottom of the fifth inning, Highland exploded for seven runs on its way to a 7-1 rout of Gosnell March 17 at Ash Flat Ball Park...
JV Cavemen win in County Tournament (04/02/09)
After playing a game that ended late the night before, the Buffalo Island Central Mustangs elected not to return to Cave City the next morning, vacating their spot in the consolation round of the Sharp County Invitational Tournament. So with an opening for another team, the Cave City junior varsity Cavemen took BIC's spot opposite the Salem junior varsity Greyhounds March 21...
Stanfill weekend makes for incredible racing at WPMS (04/02/09)
While fishing in the cold wasn't too good this past weekend, the racing was incredible. The first three-day event at the West Plains Motor Speedway this season had the Don Gibson signature surface and typical early spring Ozark weather. While you can't do anything about the weather, some of the racing fans that made the long trip from Minnesota thought it was quite pleasant...
3-on-3 tourney slated (04/02/09)
A 3-on-3 basketball tournament is on tap for April 11, starting at 9 a.m., in the Thayer High School Gymnasium. Concessions will be provided by the Thayer/Mammoth Spring Rotary Club, with all proceeds going to the purchase of malaria nets for children of third-world countries...
Stanfill weekend makes for incredible racing at WPMS (04/02/09)
While fishing in the cold wasn't too good this past weekend, the racing was incredible. The first three-day event at the West Plains Motor Speedway this season had the Don Gibson signature surface and typical early spring Ozark weather. While you can't do anything about the weather, some of the racing fans that made the long trip from Minnesota thought it was quite pleasant...
Stanfill weekend makes for incredible racing at WPMS (04/02/09)
While fishing in the cold wasn't too good this past weekend, the racing was incredible. The first three-day event at the West Plains Motor Speedway this season had the Don Gibson signature surface and typical early spring Ozark weather. While you can't do anything about the weather, some of the racing fans that made the long trip from Minnesota thought it was quite pleasant...
Stanfill weekend makes for incredible racing at WPMS (04/02/09)
While fishing in the cold wasn't too good this past weekend, the racing was incredible. The first three-day event at the West Plains Motor Speedway this season had the Don Gibson signature surface and typical early spring Ozark weather. While you can't do anything about the weather, some of the racing fans that made the long trip from Minnesota thought it was quite pleasant...
Wildlife in state may benefit from ice-damaged trees (04/02/09)
Extensive damage was suffered by forests of north Arkansas in the February ice storm. But that cloud has a potential silver lining. Workers with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, the Ozark National Forest and other agencies are busy cleaning up broken limbs, downed trees and clearing blocked roads all over the northern third of the state...
Fore ... golf season set to tee in Cherokee Village (04/02/09)
Hey Cherokee Village golfers ... don't forget that the 2009 season starts April 2 for the Cherokee Village Men's Golf Association and on April 15 for the Cherokee Village Women's 9- and 18-Hole Golf Associations. So get those clubs ready to go and we'll see you soon out on the greens...
Wildlife may benefit from ice-damaged trees (04/02/09)
Extensive damage was suffered by forests of north Arkansas in the February ice storm. But that cloud has a potential silver lining. Workers with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, the Ozark National Forest and other agencies are busy cleaning up broken limbs, downed trees and clearing blocked roads all over the northern third of the state...
Laura Minnie Freeman (04/02/09)
Laura Minnie Freeman, 81, of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Jonathan Maddock and Lilly Mae (Anderson) Harlow, was born Sept. 16, 1927, in Steprock, Ark. She died March 29, 2009, at her home in Mountain Home. Laura was united in marriage to Norman Thomas Freeman on July 30, 1947, at Lawrence, Mich., and to this union six children were born. ...
Norma Asbury (04/02/09)
Norma Asbury, 87, of Brookland, Ark., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died March 21, 2009, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born January 11, 1922, in Canton, Ill. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Asbury, in 1963...
Adrain Walter Hall (04/02/09)
Adrain Walter Hall, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 25, 2009, at Privacy Health Care. He was retired after 43 years as a train director with Burlington Northern Railroad. He was a member of the Hardy United Methodist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Bernard Quinton Bell (04/02/09)
Bernard Quinton Bell, 90, of Salem, Ark., son of the late William Louis and Francis Arilla (Lynch) was born Feb. 9, 1919, at Morriston, Ark. He died March 16, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Atha Lucille Coggin on March 19, 1946, at Morriston, Ark...
Albert Matheson Trowbridge (04/02/09)
Albert Matheson Trowbridge, 71, of Cave City, Ark., died March 23, 2009, at his home. He was born Aug. 12, 1937, at Grand Rapids, Mich., the son of Albert and Margaret Matheson Trowbridge. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and owner of Matheson Company South, a recruiting company...
Nancy Christina Riley (04/02/09)
Nancy Christina Riley, 94, of Hardy, Ark., died March 22, 2009, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born March 15, 1915, at Ravenden, Ark., the daughter of James and Pansie Wrenfrow Smith. She was a homemaker and attended Spring Lake Baptist Church at Ozark Acres...
Thomas Johnson (04/02/09)
Thomas Dexter Johnson, of Mount Pleasant, Ark., son of the late George Arnett Johnson and Vernie Caraway Johnson, was born April 29, 1957 in Batesville, Ark. He died March 24, 2009, in Melbourne, Ark. at the age of 51. He was united in marriage to Imogene Jones on August 28, 1997 in Jonesboro, Ark. At the time of his death, he was a self-employed truck driver and of the Baptist faith...
Laura Minnie Freeman (04/02/09)
Laura Minnie Freeman, 81, of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Jonathan Maddock and Lilly Mae (Anderson) Harlow, was born Sept. 16, 1927, in Steprock, Ark. She died March 29, 2009, at her home in Mountain Home. Laura was united in marriage to Norman Thomas Freeman on July 30, 1947, at Lawrence, Mich., and to this union six children were born. ...
Norma Asbury (04/02/09)
Norma Asbury, 87, of Brookland, Ark., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died March 21, 2009, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born January 11, 1922, in Canton, Ill. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Asbury, in 1963...
Adrain Walter Hall (04/02/09)
Adrain Walter Hall, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 25, 2009, at Privacy Health Care. He was retired after 43 years as a train director with Burlington Northern Railroad. He was a member of the Hardy United Methodist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Bernard Quinton Bell (04/02/09)
Bernard Quinton Bell, 90, of Salem, Ark., son of the late William Louis and Francis Arilla (Lynch) was born Feb. 9, 1919, at Morriston, Ark. He died March 16, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Atha Lucille Coggin on March 19, 1946, at Morriston, Ark...
Albert Matheson Trowbridge (04/02/09)
Albert Matheson Trowbridge, 71, of Cave City, Ark., died March 23, 2009, at his home. He was born Aug. 12, 1937, at Grand Rapids, Mich., the son of Albert and Margaret Matheson Trowbridge. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and owner of Matheson Company South, a recruiting company...
Nancy Christina Riley (04/02/09)
Nancy Christina Riley, 94, of Hardy, Ark., died March 22, 2009, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born March 15, 1915, at Ravenden, Ark., the daughter of James and Pansie Wrenfrow Smith. She was a homemaker and attended Spring Lake Baptist Church at Ozark Acres...
Thomas Johnson (04/02/09)
Thomas Dexter Johnson, of Mount Pleasant, Ark., son of the late George Arnett Johnson and Vernie Caraway Johnson, was born April 29, 1957 in Batesville, Ark. He died March 24, 2009, in Melbourne, Ark. at the age of 51. He was united in marriage to Imogene Jones on August 28, 1997 in Jonesboro, Ark. At the time of his death, he was a self-employed truck driver and of the Baptist faith...
Nancy Christina Riley (04/02/09)
Nancy Christina Riley, 94, of Hardy, Ark., died March 22, 2009, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born March 15, 1915, at Ravenden, Ark., the daughter of James and Pansie Wrenfrow Smith. She was a homemaker and attended Spring Lake Baptist Church at Ozark Acres...
Albert Matheson Trowbridge (04/02/09)
Albert Matheson Trowbridge, 71, of Cave City, Ark., died March 23, 2009, at his home. He was born Aug. 12, 1937, at Grand Rapids, Mich., the son of Albert and Margaret Matheson Trowbridge. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and owner of Matheson Company South, a recruiting company...
Adrain Walter Hall (04/02/09)
Adrain Walter Hall, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 25, 2009, at Privacy Health Care. He was retired after 43 years as a train director with Burlington Northern Railroad. He was a member of the Hardy United Methodist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Norma Asbury (04/02/09)
Norma Asbury, 87, of Brookland, Ark., formerly of Mammoth Spring, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Jan. 11, 1922, in Canton, Ill. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Asbury, in 1963...
Thomas Dexter Johnson (04/02/09)
Thomas Dexter Johnson, son of the late George Arnett Johnson and Vernie Caraway Johnson, was born April 29, 1957, in Batesville, Ark. He died March 24, 2009, in Melbourne, Ark., at the age of 51. He was united in marriage to Imogene Scott on Aug. 28, 1987, in Jonesboro, Ark. At the time of his death, he was a self-employed truck driver. He was of the Baptist faith...
Ruker Day Freeman (04/02/09)
Andrew and Jenifer Freeman are the proud parents of a baby boy. Ruker Daye Freeman was born Oct. 10, 2008, at 5:31 a.m. at Womack Army Medical Hospital in Fort Bragg, NC. He weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Pete Howell and the late Cynitha Howell of Salem, Ark. Paternal grandparents are Scott and Colleen Freeman of Oxford, Ark...
Anniston Rae Cline (04/02/09)
Jeremy and Ryann Cline of Bentonville, Ark., announce the birth of their daughter, Anniston Rae. She was born Feb. 19, 2009, and weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces. Her local grandparents are Ray and Terry Wineland and her great-grandfather is J.R. Cotter, all from Viola...
Lauren Amber Tyler (04/02/09)
John and Sarah Tyler of Jonesboro, Ark., announce the birth of a daughter, Lauren Amber Tyler on March 24, 2009, at 10:18 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was welcomed by her sister, Kristen Tyler. Grandparents are Roger and Katheryn Osborne and Sharon Shepherd...
Mackenzie Michelle Roy (04/02/09)
Tony and Belinda Roy of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Mackenzie Michelle. She was born at 8:02 a.m., March 28, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her siblings are Dylan, 4, and Kimberly, 2...
Lilly Beth Collins (04/02/09)
Cody and Shayna Collins of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Lilly Beth. She was born at 8:15 a.m., March 19, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, MO. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21-1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Dodie Ballard, Moberly; James Traver, Moberly; Gary Collins, West Plains; the late Shane Slycord and the late Marthanna Lundry...
Jeremiah Henry Foster (04/02/09)
Douglas and Jennifer Foster of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Jeremiah Henry. He was born at 9:54 p.m. March 21, 2009 at Ozarks Regional Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 1/2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Dave and Debra O'Dell, Eminence, and Ray and Linda Foster, Salem, Ark...
Ruker Day Freeman (04/02/09)
Andrew and Jenifer Freeman are the proud parents of a baby boy. Ruker Daye Freeman was born Oct. 10, 2008, at 5:31 a.m. at Womack Army Medical Hospital in Fort Bragg, NC. He weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Pete Howell and the late Cynitha Howell of Salem, Ark. Paternal grandparents are Scott and Colleen Freeman of Oxford, Ark...
Anniston Rae Cline (04/02/09)
Jeremy and Ryann Cline of Bentonville, Ark., announce the birth of their daughter, Anniston Rae. She was born Feb. 19, 2009, and weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces. Her local grandparents are Ray and Terry Wineland and her great-grandfather is J.R. Cotter, all from Viola...
Lauren Amber Tyler (04/02/09)
John and Sarah Tyler of Jonesboro, Ark., announce the birth of a daughter, Lauren Amber Tyler on March 24, 2009, at 10:18 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was welcomed by her sister, Kristen Tyler. Grandparents are Roger and Katheryn Osborne and Sharon Shepherd...
Mackenzie Michelle Roy (04/02/09)
Tony and Belinda Roy of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Mackenzie Michelle. She was born at 8:02 a.m., March 28, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her siblings are Dylan, 4, and Kimberly, 2...
Lilly Beth Collins (04/02/09)
Cody and Shayna Collins of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby girl, Lilly Beth. She was born at 8:15 a.m., March 19, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, MO. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21-1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Dodie Ballard, Moberly; James Traver, Moberly; Gary Collins, West Plains; the late Shane Slycord and the late Marthanna Lundry...
Jeremiah Henry Foster (04/02/09)
Douglas and Jennifer Foster of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Jeremiah Henry. He was born at 9:54 p.m. March 21, 2009 at Ozarks Regional Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 1/2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Dave and Debra O'Dell, Eminence, and Ray and Linda Foster, Salem, Ark...
Lauren Amber Tyler (04/02/09)
John and Sarah Tyler of Jonesboro, Ark., announce the birth of a daughter, Lauren Amber Tyler on March 24, 2009, at 10:18 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was welcomed by her sister, Kristen Tyler. Grandparents are Roger and Katheryn Osborne and Sharon Shepherd...
Woods exchange wedding vows (04/02/09)
Amber Buchanan and Adam Wood were married on March 21 in Norfolk, Va. A reception in their honor is planned for Saturday, April 4 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, six miles east of Ash Flat on Highway 62/412. Amber is a graduate of Izard County Consolidated High School and is the daughter of Jerry and Chandra Buchanan of Salem, Ark...
Woods exchange wedding vows (04/02/09)
Amber Buchanan and Adam Wood were married on March 21 in Norfolk, Va. A reception in their honor is planned for Saturday, April 4 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, six miles east of Ash Flat on Highway 62/412. Amber is a graduate of Izard County Consolidated High School and is the daughter of Jerry and Chandra Buchanan of Salem, Ark...
Buchanan, Wood exchange vows (04/02/09)
Amber Buchanan and Adam Wood were married on March 21 in Norfolk, Va. A reception in their honor is planned for Saturday, April 4 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, six miles east of Ash Flat on Highway 62/412. Amber is a graduate of Izard County Consolidated High School and is the daughter of Jerry and Chandra Buchanan of Salem, Ark...
Sapp -- Phelps (04/02/09)
Ken and Debbie Sapp and Lynn and Terry Phelps announce the upcoming wedding of their children, Scott Allen Phelps and Charnan Elizabeth Sapp on Saturday, April 4 at 2 p.m. at the Hardy United Methodist Church, 4th and Spring Streets, Hardy, Ark.
Sapp -- Phelps (04/02/09)
Ken and Debbie Sapp and Lynn and Terry Phelps announce the upcoming wedding of their children, Scott Allen Phelps and Charnan Elizabeth Sapp on Saturday, April 4 at 2 p.m. at the Hardy United Methodist Church, 4th and Spring Streets, Hardy, Ark.
Sapp -- Phelps (04/02/09)
Ken and Debbie Sapp and Lynn and Terry Phelps announce the upcoming wedding of their children, Scott Allen Phelps and Charnan Elizabeth Sapp on Saturday, April 4 at 2 p.m. at the Hardy United Methodist Church, 4th and Spring Streets, Hardy, Ark.
Welches to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (04/02/09)
A 50th wedding anniversary celebration, including a potluck dinner, will be held for Howard and Frances Welch Saturday, April 4 at noon a the Evening Shade School Cafeteria. All family and friends are invited.
Welches to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (04/02/09)
A 50th wedding anniversary celebration, including a potluck dinner, will be held for Howard and Frances Welch Saturday, April 4 at noon a the Evening Shade School Cafeteria. All family and friends are invited.
Welches to celebrate 50th anniversary (04/02/09)
A 50th wedding anniversary celebration, including a potluck dinner, will be held for Howard and Frances Welch Saturday, April 4 at noon at the Evening Shade School Cafeteria. All family and friends are invited.
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (04/02/09)
Daniel Lewis Collins, 35, of Pocahontas was arrested March 18, charges are pending. John David Collins, 64, of Hardy was arrested March 18 for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Brandon Lejeune, 36, of Batesville was arrested March 20 for harassing communications...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (04/02/09)
Robert M. Padgett, 46, was arrested by officers with the Oregon County Sheriff's Department March 26 on Phelps county warrants for failure to have vehicle insurance, failure to secure a child and failure to wear a seat belt. He posted a $2,000 bond.
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (04/02/09)
The following individuals are being held in the Fulton County Jail awaiting bond, extradition or transfer to the Arkansas Department of Correction: James Parrish, held in lieu of $4,070.69 bond. Eddy Fletcher, awaiting transfer to the Arkansas Department of Correction...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (04/02/09)
An early morning traffic stop on March 29 resulted in multiple charges against the driver. At approximately 1 a.m. Dominic Nelson, 35, of Mountain View, was observed near the intersection of Highways 5 and 56 driving in a suspicious manner and was later charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a vehicle without insurance and driving on a suspended license. ...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (04/02/09)
An early morning traffic stop on March 29 resulted in multiple charges against the driver. At approximately 1 a.m. Dominic Nelson, 35, of Mountain View, was observed near the intersection of Highways 5 and 56 driving in a suspicious manner and was later charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a vehicle without insurance and driving on a suspended license. ...
Cherokee Village District Court (04/02/09)
Nicole L. Anthony, failure to pay fines and costs, nol prossed. Misty D. Baldridge, animal at large-ordinance, bond forfeit. Richard J. Burdick, rabies tag violation-ordinance, nol prossed. Justin E. Clark, driving on suspended or revoked DL, guilty, operating with faulty equipment, nol prossed...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (04/02/09)
Daniel Lewis Collins, 35, of Pocahontas was arrested March 18, charges are pending. John David Collins, 64, of Hardy was arrested March 18 for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Brandon Lejeune, 36, of Batesville was arrested March 20 for harassing communications...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (04/02/09)
The following individuals are being held in the Fulton County Jail awaiting bond, extradition or transfer to the Arkansas Department of Correction: James Parrish, held in lieu of $4,070.69 bond. Eddy Fletcher, awaiting transfer to the Arkansas Department of Correction...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (04/02/09)
An early morning traffic stop on March 29 resulted in multiple charges against the driver. At approximately 1 a.m. Dominic Nelson, 35, of Mountain View, was observed near the intersection of Highways 5 and 56 driving in a suspicious manner and was later charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a vehicle without insurance and driving on a suspended license. ...
Arkansas State Police (04/02/09)
Mason Seay, 22, of Calico Rock, was injured in a one-vehicle accident March 25 at 12:55 a.m. Seay was driving a 2004 Toyota 4-Runner south on State Highway 177 when he ran off the right side of the roadway and struck two trees. Seay is charged with careless driving, DWI, suspended drivers license and not wearing a seat belt. He was transported to Baxter Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injuries...
Cherokee Village District Court (04/02/09)
Nicole L. Anthony, failure to pay fines and costs, nol prossed. Misty D. Baldridge, animal at large-ordinance, bond forfeit. Richard J. Burdick, rabies tag violation-ordinance, nol prossed. Justin E. Clark, driving on suspended or revoked DL, guilty, operating with faulty equipment, nol prossed...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (04/02/09)
Brian Shackleford, 38, of Hardy, was arrested March 11 on a warrant for possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, use or possession with the intent to use drug paraphernalia and habitual offender. Shackelford was transferred to Sobriety Living...