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Stories from Thursday, May 14, 2009

Mother nature strikes again (05/14/09)
Cities report storm damage
New flu cases in Missouri (05/14/09)
The H1N1 virus still appears to be on the move in Missouri. The virus, also known as swine flu, has infected about 2,218 people in 43 states. May 5, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced four new cases of confirmed swine flu in Missouri. Another four confirmed cases in the state were announced May 11...
Development discusses old factory building (05/14/09)
The Thayer Development Company Board of Directors met May 4 to present their findings from their contacts about the factory building. Many contacts, it seems, had the same answer as to how the board of directors could attract a business to the building that could offer the city more jobs...
Tourism to be celebrated at state park (05/14/09)
In association with National Tourism Week in Arkansas, the Mammoth Spring State Park will hold Arkansas Tourism Day, Saturday, May 16 at the park. A family day of fun is planned with lots of free giveaways including balloons, snacks, punch, live music, ice cream vendor, snow cone vendor, door prizes and giveaway drawings...
60th Annual FC Homecoming set for May 22-23 (05/14/09)
Plans are being finalized for the 60th Annual Fulton County Homecoming Festival set for May 22-23 in Salem. This popular two-day event includes everything from a street dance, craft booths, to a terrapin race. Plenty of food will be available beginning on Friday with the annual fish fry at the Salem Senior Center from 5-7 p.m. No Buns BBQ will also be set-up on the court square from 5-7 p.m...
Hospital welcomes new CEO (05/14/09)
The Fulton County Hospital Board met in special session May 7 to discuss the hiring of a new chief executive officer. The board members approved the appointment of Joseph T. Hammond to the position. He spent many years working in Mississippi. Hammond's last position was the associate director of Greenwood Laflore Hospital in Greenwood, Miss. ...
Ridin' along route two (05/14/09)
Reporters note: This is the fourth story in a series featuring Meals on Wheels. Those at Fun and Friends Senior Center who volunteer and work with Meals on Wheels try to make work seem like fun. From those who work in the kitchen preparing hot and frozen meals to those who drive the routes, there is always a smile on everyone's faces...
Banks debunk lending myths (05/14/09)
Talk around office water coolers and in places where people gather to discuss the fate of the economy inevitably returns to the question of what to do to make the "situation" better. The misconceptions regarding the availability of housing loans in the area is something that area banks hope to resolve. ...
Dogwood Daze events kicks off with golf tournament (05/14/09)
The annual Chamber of Commerce Dogwood Daze celebration kicked off with a pancake and sausage breakfast at the Thayer High School Cafeteria, Saturday morning May 2. Chamber member Harvey Allen did a good job of flipping the light and fluffy, golden brown pancakes while Chamber President Faith Holt supervised her husband Ray, who was serving the sausage patties...
60th Annual FC Homecoming set for May 22-23 (05/14/09)
Plans are being finalized for the 60th Annual Fulton County Homecoming Festival set for May 22-23 in Salem. This popular two-day event includes everything from a street dance, craft booths, to a terrapin race. Plenty of food will be available beginning on Friday with the annual fish fry at the Salem Senior Center from 5-7 p.m. No Buns BBQ will also be set-up on the court square from 5-7 p.m...
Fulton County Hospital welcomes new CEO (05/14/09)
The Fulton County Hospital Board met in special session May 7 to discuss the hiring of a new chief executive officer. The board members approved the appointment of Joseph T. Hammond to the position. He spent many years working in Mississippi. Hammond's last position was the associate director of Greenwood Laflore Hospital in Greenwood, Miss. ...
Tourism to be celebrated at state park (05/14/09)
In association with National Tourism Week in Arkansas, the Mammoth Spring State Park will hold Arkansas Tourism Day, Saturday, May 16 at the park. A family day of fun is planned with lots of free giveaways including balloons, snacks, punch, live music, ice cream vendor, snow cone vendor, door prizes and giveaway drawings...
Fuzzy friends arrive at sheriff's office (05/14/09)
Some fuzzy friends arrived at the Salem Police and Fulton County Sheriff's Department offices last week. Local resident Aemi Thompson said, "I am donating these stuffed animals for three reasons. I like to see good news in The News, I know the comfort I got from stuffed animals as a child, and I'm trying to generate more interest in the community to do the same."...
Swine Flu makes its way to Arkansas (05/14/09)
Paul Halverson, State Health Officer and Director of the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), announced May 8 that the state's first five cases of the novel H1N1 influenza A virus (swine flu) have been confirmed -- four cases in Pulaski County and one case in Lawrence County. The samples were tested and confirmed by the public health laboratory at ADH...
Web based business created by area residents (05/14/09)
As a small business, it is difficult enough to make ends meet and find enough hours in the day to get everything done. Finding the time to follow up on unpaid accounts sometimes falls through the cracks. Shane Green and Bruce Brandolino have developed a Web based computer program which becomes an automatic reminder to delinquent accounts for you...
Cattle stolen (05/14/09)
The Fulton County Sheriff's Department arrested two suspects on May 7 on felony theft charges stemming from the theft and sale of five head of Charolais cross bred cattle from Dennis Richardson's farm near Elizabeth. Richardson filed a report with the Fulton County Sheriff's Department May 6 in regard to the incident. The Sheriff's Department then notified area sale barns about the missing cattle which were both ear tagged and numbered...
Debris mulch available (05/14/09)
Effective Thursday, May 14, the city of Salem will be making mulch from the residue of the recent ice storm available to area residents, according to Salem Mayor Gary Clayton. All brush and limbs collected during the city's cleanup have been mulched and will be available at the city's composting operation located on Veterans Way, off Highway 395 North. The site is located just North of the of the Tri-County Shirt Company plant and just West of the Salem VFW...
Bluegrass festival slated in Horseshoe Bend (05/14/09)
The North Central Arkansas Tourism Council will sponsor a Country and Bluegrass Music Festival in Horseshoe Bend to benefit the Children's Hospital in Little Rock Saturday May 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Hillhigh Resort and Spa in Horseshoe Bend...
Senator's mobile office to visit area (05/14/09)
Senator Mark Pryor today announced that members of his staff will travel in his Mobile Office to Faulkner, Van Buren, Cleburne, Searcy, Stone, Izard, Fulton and Sharp counties, in an effort to reach and help constituents in the region. Mobile Office staffers are trained to assist constituents who may be having problems with the Veterans Administration, Medicare, Social Security and other services involving the federal government...
Cobb arrested on attempted murder charge (05/14/09)
Following an early morning 9-1-1 call on May 7, Cave City Police Chief Aaron Presser responded to a residence at 407 Stout Street in Cave City in regard to a shooting incident that ended with 30-year-old Bobby Joe Cobb being arrested for attempted first degree murder...
Infant overdosed (05/14/09)
A five week old infant has been released from Children's Hospital in Little Rock after being treated for a morphine overdose that occurred on May 4. The drug was administered by the child's parent. May 4, the infant was treated at Fulton County Hospital at Salem and then transported to Children's...
Banks debunk lending myths (05/14/09)
Talk around office water coolers and in places where people gather to discuss the fate of the economy inevitably returns to the question of what to do to make the "situation" better. The misconceptions regarding the availability of housing loans in the area is something that area banks hope to resolve. ...
For more photos from the State Tournament visit our photo galleries (05/14/09)
How Does Your Garden Grow? (05/14/09)
Fourth grade students at Cherokee Elementary School harvested their vegetable garden May 8. The garden was made possible through the assistance of Joe Moore, Sharp County Extension agent and Denise Moore, Sharp County 4-H program assistant. Photo/Tammy Curtis...
French resigns as Village Police Chief (05/14/09)
Cherokee Village Police Chief Jason French formally announced his resignation to member's of the Cherokee Village City Council May 7. French will be leaving the city after helping with the transition to the new police chief. French announced he will be taking a position working with State Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's office and told the council of his appointment of Ricky Crook as the new police chief...
Swine Flu makes it to Arkansas (05/14/09)
Paul Halverson, State Health Officer and Director of the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), announced May 8 that the state's first five cases of the novel H1N1 influenza A virus (swine flu) have been confirmed -- four cases in Pulaski County and one case in Lawrence County. The samples were tested and confirmed by the public health laboratory at ADH...
Cobb arrested on attempted murder charge (05/14/09)
Following an early morning 9-1-1 call on May 7, Cave City Police Chief Aaron Presser responded to a residence at 407 Stout Street in Cave City in regard to a shooting incident that ended with 30-year-old Bobby Joe Cobb being arrested for attempted first degree murder...
Anthony Wiles ... Ash Flat's new Chief of Police (05/14/09)
Ash Flat welcomes a new Chief of Police. Anthony Wiles was recently appointed to the position following former Chief Mike Zeiger's transfer to the Drug Task Force last November. Wiles has served as senior officer since the vacancy. Wiles is a lifelong Sharp County resident and 1989 graduate of Highland High School. He and his wife Shirla have five children and live in Sharp County...
Infant overdosed (05/14/09)
A five week old infant has been released from Children's Hospital in Little Rock after being treated for a morphine overdose that occurred on May 4. The drug was administered by the child's parent. May 4, the infant was treated at Fulton County Hospital at Salem and then transported to Children's...
City council discusses shelter (05/14/09)
Banks debunk lending myths (05/14/09)
Talk around office water coolers and in places where people gather to discuss the fate of the economy inevitably returns to the question of what to do to make the "situation" better. The misconceptions regarding the availability of housing loans in the area is something that area banks hope to resolve. ...
Fulton County Hospital welcomes new CEO (05/14/09)
The Fulton County Hospital Board met in special session May 7 to discuss the hiring of a new chief executive officer. The board members approved the appointment of Joseph T. Hammond to the position. He spent many years working in Mississippi. Hammond's last position was the associate director of Greenwood Laflore Hospital in Greenwood, Miss. ...
Teaching children about germs (05/14/09)
May 5 Sharp County Family and Consumer Science Extension Agent Millie Collins and Denise Frame, Sharp County 4-H program assistant, presented Germ City to Highland Middle School fifth and sixth graders. In light of the recent flu outbreak, this presentation came at a most opportune time. It was, Collins and Counselor Kim Sample said, pure coincidence, as the program had been scheduled for nearly a year...
Teachers honored during appreciation week (05/14/09)
The week of May 4-8 has been set aside as National Teacher Appreciation Week. During this week, teachers and staff from Cherokee Elementary school were pampered and treated like royalty by principal Tracy Webb. During the week, Webb hosted a special breakfast and lunch, provided door prizes and even brought Sonic drinks as a way to show her appreciation to the teachers and to commend them on the job they do on a daily basis. Webb also pampered the teachers with 10 minute mini massages...
Offering skills that will last a life time (05/14/09)
For many of Pamela St. John's developmentally challenged students, Cave City High Schools Life Skills Center feels like home. In this equipped kitchen-type classroom St. John and paraprofessional Tammy Felts work with the students to teach them the skills necessary to someday be able to live on their own or with little or no assistance...
Lady Horns edged by state champs (05/14/09)
The Viola Lady Longhorns fell to the Scranton Lady Rockets 3-2 in the quarterfinals of the 1A State Softball Tournament at Regional Park in Pine Bluff May 4. The contest started two days earlier, but was postponed until May 4 when lightning and heavy rains swept through the state...
Melbourne, Salem fall in Rogers (05/14/09)
The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz and Salem Lady Greyhounds both fell in the quarterfinals of the 2A State Softball Tournament May 4 at Veterans Park in Rogers. The tourney was scheduled to get underway May 1, but heavy rains and un-cooperative weather pushed back the start of the event three days...
Blevins' approach leads to next level (05/14/09)
Salem's All-State golfer inks to play for MSU-WP Grizzlies next fall
Tiebreaker not kind to Lady Rebs (05/14/09)
They had both been there before. Recently, too. Highland was making its second straight appearance in the 4A state championship game, while Dardanelle was looking to win its second state softball title in a three-year stretch. And although the Lady Sand Lizards only notched three hits against Lady Rebel Karisa Hendrix, turns out that was all Dardanelle needed to squeak past Highland 1-0 in eight innings May 9 at Bogle Park on the University of Arkansas campus...
Highland at home in Farmington (05/14/09)
The sign on the scoreboard in straight-away centerfield at Farmington High School's beautiful softball stadium reads "Lady Cardinal Field." But with the way Highland made itself at home in Farmington in the first two rounds of the 4A State Tournament, it would have been more appropriate if that sign read "Lady Rebel Field."...
Free night of racing action at WPMS (05/14/09)
The grand stand gates will be open free on May 21 at West Plains Motor Speedway for the practice night of the Show-Me 100 event. The Super Stars of Dirt will be practicing as well as the Outlaw Modifieds, as they test and tune for their share of the $135,000 purse...
Kid's Fishing Derby on tap (05/14/09)
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a Kid's Fishing Derby for youngsters 12-years-old and younger, at the Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery on June 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery is located 2.5 miles south of Mammoth Spring at the end of State Highway 342...
Dip continues into second week of turkey season (05/14/09)
Hunters checked 10,890 turkeys during the second week of Missouri's spring turkey season, trailing the number of birds taken during the same period last year by 14 percent. The second-week harvest brought the number of turkeys taken during the first two weeks of the season to 32,607. That is 7 percent fewer than last year...
Fulton County Fishing Adventure ready to cast off (05/14/09)
The Fulton County Conservation District and the Fulton County Farm Bureau, in cooperation with the City of Salem and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will hold its eighth annual Fulton County Fishing Adventure May 16 at the City Park in Salem. Fulton County Conservation District will be providing special prizes of bonds of $500; $400; $300; $200 and $100...
Kid's Fishing Derby on tap (05/14/09)
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a Kid's Fishing Derby for youngsters 12-years-old and younger, at the Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery on June 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery is located 2.5 miles south of Mammoth Spring at the end of State Highway 342...
Free night of racing action at WPMS (05/14/09)
The grand stand gates will be open free on May 21 at West Plains Motor Speedway for the practice night of the Show-Me 100 event. The Super Stars of Dirt will be practicing as well as the Outlaw Modifieds, as they test and tune for their share of the $135,000 purse...
Free night of racing action at WPMS (05/14/09)
The grand stand gates will be open free on May 21 at West Plains Motor Speedway for the practice night of the Show-Me 100 event. The Super Stars of Dirt will be practicing as well as the Outlaw Modifieds, as they test and tune for their share of the $135,000 purse...
Death Notices published week of May 14, 2009 (05/14/09)
Mary Emma Hurtt Riggs, 89, Thayer, Mo., died May 3, 2009. Carter Funeral Home, Thayer, Mo. Gertrude Raye Schuster, 79, Thayer, Mo., died May 4, 2009. Carter Funeral Home, Thayer, Mo. Dolores J. Doemland, 103, Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 6, 2009, at Ash Flat, Ark. Tri-County Funeral Home, Highland, Ark...
Death Notices published week of May 14, 2009 (05/14/09)
Mary Emma Hurtt Riggs, 89, Thayer, Mo., died May 3, 2009. Carter Funeral Home, Thayer, Mo. Gertrude Raye Schuster, 79, Thayer, Mo., died May 4, 2009. Carter Funeral Home, Thayer, Mo. Dolores J. Doemland, 103, Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 6, 2009, at Ash Flat, Ark. Tri-County Funeral Home, Highland, Ark...
Death Notices published week of May 13, 2009 (05/14/09)
Franklin "Frank" Roland Harrass, 91, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 4, 2009, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. AHeath Funeral Home of Highland, Ark. Almo Smith, 85, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at his residence in Cherokee Village, Ark. Heath Funeral Home, Oak Hill Chapel, Highland, Ark...
Payton Dawn Flynn (05/14/09)
Zackery Flynn is proud to announce the birth of his baby sister, Payton Dawn Flynn. She was born May 5, 2009, at 7:49 a.m. She was 20-1/2 inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 2.5 ounces. Parents are Joe and Tiffany Flynn of Mammoth Spring. Grandparents are Janie and the late Jackie Flynn of Mammoth Spring, Linda Massey of Salem and the late Bill Brown of Batesville...
Zoie Lashea Cauble (05/14/09)
Deanna Smith and Aaron Cauble of Thayer announce the birth of a daughter on March 25, 2009, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. The baby has been named Zoie Lashea Cauble and weighed 4 pounds, 10 ounces and was 17 inches long...
Gabriel Giles Hoffman (05/14/09)
Joshua and Jenifer Hoffman of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Gabriel Giles. He was born at 1:31 p.m., May 3, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 9 pounds and was 21 inches long. His siblings are Paige, 7; Ryan, 5; Emily, 3; and Isabelle, 2. Grandparents are Kevin Joe and Vicky Powell of Thayer and Kevin and Kathy Hoffman of Galt...
Lilly Robin Owen (05/14/09)
David and Melissa Owen of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Lilly Robin. She was born at 9:55 a.m., May 3, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 9-1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her siblings are Micheal and Cheyenne. Grandparents are Lena Dyrendahl of Alton; James Rutledge of Alton; Tammy Helwig of Gamaliel, Ark.; and Brian Webb of Gamaliel, Ark...
Brooklyn Reese Webers (05/14/09)
Bryan and Andrea Webers of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Brooklyn Reese. She was born at 1:30 p.m., April 29, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long. Her siblings are Alexis, 6, and Aubrey, 3. Grandparents are Wanda Brown of Alton and Kevin and Aleeta Eberle of West Plains...
Payton Dawn Flynn (05/14/09)
Zackery Flynn is proud to announce the birth of his baby sister, Payton Dawn Flynn. She was born May 5, 2009, at 7:49 a.m. She was 20-1/2 inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 2.5 ounces. Parents are Joe and Tiffany Flynn of Mammoth Spring. Grandparents are Janie and the late Jackie Flynn of Mammoth Spring, Linda Massey of Salem and the late Bill Brown of Batesville...
Zoie Lashea Cauble (05/14/09)
Deanna Smith and Aaron Cauble of Thayer announce the birth of a daughter on March 25, 2009, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. The baby has been named Zoie Lashea Cauble and weighed 4 pounds, 10 ounces and was 17 inches long...
Gabriel Giles Hoffman (05/14/09)
Joshua and Jenifer Hoffman of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Gabriel Giles. He was born at 1:31 p.m., May 3, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 9 pounds and was 21 inches long. His siblings are Paige, 7; Ryan, 5; Emily, 3; and Isabelle, 2. Grandparents are Kevin Joe and Vicky Powell of Thayer and Kevin and Kathy Hoffman of Galt...
Lilly Robin Owen (05/14/09)
David and Melissa Owen of Alton are the parents of a baby girl, Lilly Robin. She was born at 9:55 a.m., May 3, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 9-1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her siblings are Micheal and Cheyenne. Grandparents are Lena Dyrendahl of Alton; James Rutledge of Alton; Tammy Helwig of Gamaliel, Ark.; and Brian Webb of Gamaliel, Ark...
Brooklyn Reese Webers (05/14/09)
Bryan and Andrea Webers of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Brooklyn Reese. She was born at 1:30 p.m., April 29, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long. Her siblings are Alexis, 6, and Aubrey, 3. Grandparents are Wanda Brown of Alton and Kevin and Aleeta Eberle of West Plains...
Brandon -- Morehead (05/14/09)
Sarah Johnson Brandon and Eric Keith Morehead along with Austin, Kaitlyn, Jared and Hollie are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. A joining ceremony will be held May 16 at 2 p.m., at the Ash Flat United Methodist Church in Ash Flat...
Grice -- Ford (05/14/09)
Ross Ford Jr. and Jessica Lea Grice, will exchange wedding vows May 23 at 2 p.m. at Oxford Baptist Church in Oxford, Ark. Jessica Lea is the daughter of Alfred and Jill Grice of Oxford and the owner of Humphries Insurance Agency in Salem. Ross E. Ford Jr., is the son of Sara Turnipseed of Avon, Miss., and Ross Ford Sr., of Paragould, Ark. Ross has two daughters, Lauren and Sarah Ford, both of Jonesboro...
Hensley -- Stuart (05/14/09)
Donald and Fairy Hensley of West Plains, announce the engagement and forthcoming mariage of their granddaughter, Jessica Dawn Hensley to Brandon Stuart. The bride-elect is the daughter of Sonya and Allen Duncan of West Plains and the future groom is the son of Max and Ladell Stuart of Koshkonong, Mo...
Cochran -- Walker (05/14/09)
Ryan Scott Walker of Elizabeth, Ark., and Kandie Elaine Cochran of Gepp, Ark., along with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The prospective groom is the son of Scott and Teresa Walker of Elizabeth, and Rhonda and Chris Atkins of Clarksville, Tenn. He is the grandson of the late Joe and Velma Walker of Elizabeth and the late Grady and Faye Sherrill of Oxford, Ark...
Harvey -- Bettis (05/14/09)
Tommy Harvey and Aundra Harvey of Thayer, Mo., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tomi Jensun Harvey to Kevin Wayne Bettis, son of Lynn and Barb Bettis of Marshall, Mo., and John and Mollie Cooper of Camp, Ark. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Harold and Norma Robertson of Thayer. The prospective groom is the grandson of Geneva Kelley of Thayer...
Cochran -- Walker (05/14/09)
Ryan Scott Walker of Elizabeth, Ark., and Kandie Elaine Cochran of Gepp, Ark., along with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The prospective groom is the son of Scott and Teresa Walker of Elizabeth, and Rhonda and Chris Atkins of Clarksville, Tenn. He is the grandson of the late Joe and Velma Walker of Elizabeth and the late Grady and Faye Sherrill of Oxford, Ark...
Harvey -- Bettis (05/14/09)
Tommy Harvey and Aundra Harvey of Thayer, Mo., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tomi Jensun Harvey to Kevin Wayne Bettis, son of Lynn and Barb Bettis of Marshall, Mo., and John and Mollie Cooper of Camp, Ark. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Harold and Norma Robertson of Thayer. The prospective groom is the grandson of Geneva Kelley of Thayer...
Hensley -- Stuart (05/14/09)
Donald and Fairy Hensley of West Plains, announce the engagement and forthcoming mariage of their granddaughter, Jessica Dawn Hensley to Brandon Stuart. The bride-elect is the daughter of Sonya and Allen Duncan of West Plains and the future groom is the son of Max and Ladell Stuart of Koshkonong, Mo...
Grice -- Ford (05/14/09)
Ross Ford Jr. and Jessica Lea Grice, will exchange wedding vows May 23 at 2 p.m. at Oxford Baptist Church in Oxford, Ark. Jessica Lea is the daughter of Alfred and Jill Grice of Oxford and the owner of Humphries Insurance Agency in Salem. Ross E. Ford Jr., is the son of Sara Turnipseed of Avon, Miss., and Ross Ford Sr., of Paragould, Ark. Ross has two daughters, Lauren and Sarah Ford, both of Jonesboro...
Brandon -- Morehead (05/14/09)
Sarah Johnson Brandon and Eric Keith Morehead along with Austin, Kaitlyn, Jared and Hollie are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. A joining ceremony will be held May 16 at 2 p.m., at the Ash Flat United Methodist Church in Ash Flat...
Brandon -- Morehead (05/14/09)
Sarah Johnson Brandon and Eric Keith Morehead along with Austin, Kaitlyn, Jared and Hollie are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. A joining ceremony will be held May 16 at 2 p.m., at the Ash Flat United Methodist Church in Ash Flat...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (05/14/09)
Ray E. Ebert, 41, of Alton, was arrested May 11 on a warrant from Douglas County for felony possession of a controlled substance. No bond has been set.
Thayer Police Report (05/14/09)
Barbara A. Smith, 49, of Thayer, was arrested May 1 for possession of marijuana. Bond was set at $524. Tommy Dewayne Hollis, 35, of Koshkonong, was charged May 1 with possession of a controlled substance (35 grams or less of marijuana). Whitney Sharee Levy, 21, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was charged May 6 with failure to wear a seat belt...
Missouri Highway Patrol (05/14/09)
Kim F. Loomis, 53, of Alton, was in a one-vehicle accident May 3 and sustained moderate injuries. Loomis, driving a 1995 Ford Ranger, was traveling south on Highway 19 when his vehicle went off the roadway, down an embankment and struck a ditch about four miles north of Thayer. Loomis was transported to Ozarks Medical Center. The investigating trooper was D.B. Pounds...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (05/14/09)
In custody prior to week of report with no change of status: William Chilcutt, Zach Walters, Lee Sisco, Darren Burch, Jerry Butler and Anthony Mejia. Stacey Wright, 42, of Camp, was arrested May 1 for possession of a controlled substance and criminal attempt to manufacture a controlled substance. Wright was released from the Fulton County Jail May 4 on $10,000 bond...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (05/14/09)
Izard County deputies were kept busy May 9 as family members of Kayla Lenee Sartin received numerous calls from a cell phone stating that Sartin's life was in danger and that she would never be seen again. The cell phone thought to be that of Kelly McClellan of Dolph led deputies to various areas of the Dolph community and to an address in Baxter County...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (05/14/09)
In custody prior to week of report with no change of status: William Chilcutt, Zach Walters, Lee Sisco, Darren Burch, Jerry Butler and Anthony Mejia. Stacey Wright, 42, of Camp, was arrested May 1 for possession of a controlled substance and criminal attempt to manufacture a controlled substance. Wright was released from the Fulton County Jail May 4 on $10,000 bond...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (05/14/09)
Izard County deputies were kept busy May 9 as family members of Kayla Lenee Sartin received numerous calls from a cell phone stating that Sartin's life was in danger and that she would never be seen again. The cell phone thought to be that of Kelly McClellan of Dolph led deputies to various areas of the Dolph community and to an address in Baxter County...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (05/14/09)
Ray E. Ebert, 41, of Alton, was arrested May 11 on a warrant from Douglas County for felony possession of a controlled substance. No bond has been set.
Thayer Police Report (05/14/09)
Barbara A. Smith, 49, of Thayer, was arrested May 1 for possession of marijuana. Bond was set at $524. Tommy Dewayne Hollis, 35, of Koshkonong, was charged May 1 with possession of a controlled substance (35 grams or less of marijuana). Whitney Sharee Levy, 21, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was charged May 6 with failure to wear a seat belt...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (05/14/09)
Gregory Girtman, 45, of Cave City was in the Sharp County Jail May 1 for serving time sentence. Tevis Virginia Jones, 25, of Cherokee Village was arrested May 1 for Probation Revocation: Failed Drug Test. Kimberly Kay Short, 45, of Salem was arrested May 1 for Warrant: Violation Arkansas Hot Check Law...
Cherokee Village Police Report (05/14/09)
Eric Wax, 27, of Mt. Pleasant was charged May 1 with public intoxication. Matthew Matty, 28, of Cherokee Village was cited on May 1 for failure to pay registration. James Sneed, 38, of Cherokee Village was cited on May 4 for discharging a firearm in city limits...
Health Department inspections (05/14/09)
The following are the results of inspections conducted through March 27 by the Arkansas Health Department. The Ash Flat office conducts inspections in Sharp, Fulton and Izard counties. Sonic of Mammoth: Hwy. 63 and Hill Street, Mammoth Spring. Date of inspection March 19, 10:10 a.m. Corrective action needed: Clean above ice cream machine. Clean shelves above three comp. sink. Clean vent hoods above fryers and grill. Clean bins that hold fry boxes, etc...
Praise for local businesses (05/14/09)
I would like to commend all of the people who work for Progressive Home Care and Therapy Works on the good job they do. I had left knee replacement surgery in Mountain Home on Feb. 18. The surgeon I had, recommended home health therapy for about three weeks after I got home. I received excellent care from Progressive during that time. The nurses and therapists were very good and very professional...
Praise for Ash Flat Nursing Home (05/14/09)
Do you have a loved one who is fortunate enough to be a patient at Ash Flat Nursing Home? If so, never worry about their care while there. This facility has nothing but the best when it comes to professionalism, compassionate care, and also respect for the families of these patients...