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Stories from Thursday, May 28, 2009

We Remember (05/28/09)
On a day to remember, On a day that we are free. Let's all take a moment to Thank them, For liberty, for you and me. The ones that gave their life, The ones who gave their all. Fathers sons and daughters, Mothers, brothers be. No matter where they came from,...
Prescription drug use increases (05/28/09)
Many people who watch TV have probably noticed public service announcements regarding the abuse of prescription medicines. One announcement shows a teenage boy in a school lunchroom showing off his stash of prescription pills and listing what every one of them is actually used for. Another announcement shows a drug dealer who is basically claiming that parents shouldn't blame him anymore for their kids' problems. Blame the medicine cabinet, instead...
Counterfeit bills circulating (05/28/09)
A business in Thayer reported to the Thayer Police Department that they had found a counterfeit $5 bill in their cash register, according to Thayer Police Chief David Bailey. Bailey said he is wanting to alert area businesses of the discovery so they might be able to watch for any suspicious bills. He said this has been the only counterfeit bill that has shown up...
Local dealerships remain open (05/28/09)
The sight of a letter being delivered by a Fed-Ex truck meant the end for 789 Chrysler dealerships nationwide last week. Two local dealerships, Paul Miller Motors in Melbourne and Earl's Dodge-Jeep in West Plains, Mo., were not among those 789 dealerships and will remain open to serve customers in the area...
Improvements made to online registration system (05/28/09)
The Missouri Department of Revenue has made its online license plate registration system more user-friendly, and the improvements will allow many Missourians a longer period in which to renew their license plates. The department implemented the redesign of the Missouri Online Registration Exchange (MORE) earlier this month, and it may be accessed directly at http://plates.mo.gov. ...
Deputy Lee Simmons ... Following in his dad's footsteps (05/28/09)
The Oregon County Sheriff's Department has plenty of loyal men and women working for it and laying down the law. Deputy Lee Simmons is one of them. Simmons acts as the head jailer and as the court bailiff. He said when he first started working at the sheriff's department in 2002 he was a dispatcher, and in 2006 he graduated from the academy and became a deputy...
Volunteering can be a fun job (05/28/09)
I was on the road again with Meals on Wheels traveling with Densel McGee and Don Thurman, also known as Joker, this time on what's commonly called the Myrtle route. It's a bit longer than the normal routes but that doesn't mean it's any less interesting, especially with Densel driving and Joker telling jokes and running meals out to people...
Swine flu claims another life (05/28/09)
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (MDHSS) announced May 19 that Missouri has had its first death due to complications from a severe case of swine flu. "The man (from St. Louis County), age 44, is the first Missouri resident and the eighth person in the United States to die after becoming ill with the 2009 H1N1 flu virus, commonly known as the swine flu. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine a definitive cause of death," according to MDHSS...
Job program designed to help young adults (05/28/09)
EIt's graduation time and high school and college graduates are having to struggle more than ever to compete for good jobs. In April 2009, Gov. Jay Nixon announced the launching of the Next-Generation Jobs program that is designed to help young entrepreneurs, ages 16 to 24, find summer internships across the state so they can develop work experience...
We Remember (05/28/09)
On a day to remember, On a day that we are free. Let's all take a moment to Thank them, For liberty, for you and me. The ones that gave their life, The ones who gave their all. Fathers sons and daughters, Mothers, brothers be. No matter where they came from,...
Hwy. 9 project set to begin (05/28/09)
Improvements could result in traffic tie-ups
Two charged with rape (05/28/09)
Two men are being held for Fulton County officials in the jail at Melbourne, after being charged with rape in unrelated cases. George Wayne Yeager Jr., 33, of Hayti, Mo., formerly of Salem, has been charged with four counts of rape, a class A felony...
Local dealerships remain open (05/28/09)
The sight of a letter being delivered by a Fed-Ex truck meant the end for 789 Chrysler dealerships nationwide last week. Two local dealerships, Paul Miller Motors in Melbourne and Earl's Dodge-Jeep in West Plains, Mo., were not among those 789 dealerships and will remain open to serve customers in the area...
Mother charged in infant overdose (05/28/09)
The recent overdose of a Sharp County infant has led to the arrest of 22-year-old Crystal Williams of Cherokee Village on three felony counts. On May 4, Sharp County Detective Mark Counts was contacted by Fulton County Police Chief Albert Roork about an infant who had been brought to the Fulton County Hospital as a result of a morphine overdose. Because the parent lived in Sharp County, Counts began the investigation into the incident...
Man drowns on river (05/28/09)
A day of swimming and fun ended in tragedy Wednesday, May 20 on the South Fork River. Clayton Heath Lesley. 38, of Ash Flat drowned at Slick Rock Bridge in rural Cherokee Village. Lesley was swimming upriver from the bridge and was swept into a large tile under the bridge. A witness said that Lesley was able to hold on for a while before being pulled into the tile...
Gas conversion topic of Sharp County meeting (05/28/09)
The prospect of a county- wide natural gas system coming to Sharp County leaves some residents with questions about the ease of converting their current propane appliances, if they choose to switch to natural gas. Stewart Noland, a representative from Crist Engineers, the company that conducted the natural gas feasibility study for Sharp County, made presentations last month to all area city councils regarding the system. ...
Relay for Life set for May 29 at Salem (05/28/09)
The 2009 Fulton County Relay For Life is Friday, May 29 at Greyhound Stadium. "Relay For Life is a family event with food, fun and games; it's a time for us to celebrate, remember and to fight back. This year's theme is Rooting For A Cure," so come help us be a winning team!" a spokesperson said...
Taylor ready to light up diamond in Harrison (05/28/09)
There's an old saying in sports that goes something like this: It's not how you start, but rather how you finish, that really matters. Take for example the Izard County Lady Cougars' softball team this past spring. The Lady Cougars got off to a shaky start and went just 4-6 during the season's opening month of March...
Death Notices published week of May 28, 2009 (05/28/09)
Verl Wootton, 93, Glencoe, Ark., died May 20, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Tri-County Funeral Home, Highland, Ark. Doris Selfors, 66, Thayer, Mo., died May 17, 2009, in St. John's Regional Health Center at Springfield, Mo. Carter Funeral Home, Thayer, Mo...
Hmm, Hmm Good! (05/28/09)
Lauren and Mason Simmons enjoy a sweet treat at Sonic in Cave City May 21 with their grandparents. Mason enjoyed his milkshake so much he didn't want to put it down to pose for a picture. Photo/Tammy Curtis
Preparing the county for a medical crisis (05/28/09)
Being proactive in the event of a medical crisis such as a flu pandemic, natural disaster, anthrax threat or bioterrorism is a collaborative effort, one which requires in depth planning not only at national and state levels, but also at the county level. May 21 the Arkansas Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control presented a Sharp County Preparedness Summit at the Sharp County Courthouse in Ash Flat...
Gas conversion topic of meeting (05/28/09)
The prospect of a county- wide natural gas system coming to Sharp County leaves some residents with questions about the ease of converting their current propane appliances, if they choose to switch to natural gas. Stewart Noland, a representative from Crist Engineers, the company that conducted the natural gas feasibility study for Sharp County, made presentations last month to all area city councils regarding the system. ...
Mother charged in infant overdose (05/28/09)
The recent overdose of a Sharp County infant has led to the arrest of 22-year-old Crystal Williams of Cherokee Village on three felony counts. On May 4, Sharp County Detective Mark Counts was contacted by Fulton County Police Chief Albert Roork about an infant who had been brought to the Fulton County Hospital as a result of a morphine overdose. Because the parent lived in Sharp County, Counts began the investigation into the incident...
Community development discussed (05/28/09)
The Spring River Chamber of Commerce met in their regular monthly meeting May 19 at Words and Afterwords in Hardy. The guest speaker for the event was Jerry Smith, the director of the Center for Regional and Community Development at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. His program serves as the Delta's "University Center," which is a project of the U.S. Economic Development Administration...
Man drowns on river (05/28/09)
A day of swimming and fun ended in tragedy Wednesday, May 20 on the South Fork River. Clayton Heath Lesley. 38, of Ash Flat drowned at Slick Rock Bridge in rural Cherokee Village. Lesley was swimming upriver from the bridge and was swept into a large tile under the bridge. A witness said that Lesley was able to hold on for a while before being pulled into the tile...
Community development discussed (05/28/09)
Hardy City Council met May 12 at Hardy City Hall. The proposed natural gas system, the upcoming Census and a request from Police Chief Ernie Rose for a replacement of the current search and rescue vehicle were the topics of the meeting. Stewart Noland, with Crist Engineers out of Little Rock, told the council about specifics of the proposed natural gas system that may soon become a reality for residents of Sharp County...
Pine Creek bridge construction to begin (05/28/09)
The Arkansas State Highway Commission has opened bids for improvements to a roadway in Sharp County, according to Commissioner Cliff Hoofman of North Little Rock and Sharp County Judge Larry Brown. The purpose of the project is to construct two bridges on County Road 38 over Pine Creek. Thompson Construction of Pocahontas, Ark., was awarded the contract at $1,231,698.50...
Committee votes on improvements (05/28/09)
The Hardy Advertising and Promotions Committee met May 19 at Hardy City Hall in a continuance of a previous special meeting. The meeting was held to vote on issues that couldn't be voted on at the previous meeting due to a lack of a quorum. During the meeting, members voted to beautify Hardy's downtown and tourist area. ...
Council applies for park and sewer grant (05/28/09)
A new patrol car, a potential grant for expansion of the city's sewer system, a city park with a soccer field and walking track and a hazard mitigation plan were all topics at Highland City Council's regular monthly meeting May 12. Resolutions 09-11 and 09-12 were accepted by Highland City Council. ...
Local dealerships remain open (05/28/09)
The sight of a letter being delivered by a Fed-Ex truck meant the end for 789 Chrysler dealerships nationwide last week. Two local dealerships, Paul Miller Motors in Melbourne and Earl's Dodge-Jeep in West Plains, Mo., were not among those 789 dealerships and will remain open to serve customers in the area...
Bears earn honors (05/28/09)
Mammoth Spring High School wrapped up another successful year of athletics by announcing the individual awards that its student/athletes earned over the course of the 2008-09 school year. They include: All-Conference basketball Junior girls: Honorable Mention: Jamie Bellows and Kaitlyn Haney...
MSU-WP signs two hoopsters (05/28/09)
Two more players have been added to the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball roster for the 2009-10 season. They are Gage Wooten, a 6-4 wing/forward from Centennial, Colo., and Ternell Davis, a 6-1 combo guard from Ashburn, Ga. "Gage and Ternell certainly solidify our guard and wing positions," said Grizzly Head Coach Yancey Walker. ...
Thayer pair added to Grizzly golf squad (05/28/09)
Two Thayer High School golfers, Blake Allen and Lance Schneider, will join the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly club golf team for the 2009-10 season. Both recently signed university documents indicating their intentions to attend Missouri State-West Plains and play for the team, Grizzly Head Coach Phil Wade said...
Local All-Stars ready for trip to U of A's Bogle Park (05/28/09)
The local area will be well represented on the softball diamond at the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star game in Fayetteville June 24. Suiting up for the East All-Stars will be Highland's Karisa Hendrix, Viola's Chasidy Hutson, Salem's Laci Long, Melbourne's Tori Rush and Izard County's Sarah Taylor...
Bears earn honors (05/28/09)
Mammoth Spring High School wrapped up another successful year of athletics by announcing the individual awards that its student/athletes earned over the course of the 2008-09 school year. They include: All-Conference basketball Junior girls: Honorable Mention: Jamie Bellows and Kaitlyn Haney...
Local All-Stars ready for trip to U of A's Bogle Park (05/28/09)
The local area will be well represented on the softball diamond at the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star game in Fayetteville June 24. Suiting up for the East All-Stars will be Highland's Karisa Hendrix, Viola's Chasidy Hutson, Salem's Laci Long, Melbourne's Tori Rush and Izard County's Sarah Taylor...
'Trash fish' valuable to anglers (05/28/09)
They're nicknamed needlenose gar, billfish or billy gar. Their scientific name is Lepisosteus osseus. These long-nosed, tough-skinned, toothy fish are found in most of this area's lakes and larger streams. Though some anglers bow-fish for longnose gar (which are classified as a non-game species in Missouri's Wildlife Code), many people consider these unusual-looking creatures to be little more than "trash fish" which prey on popular sportfish species...
Scramble results announced (05/28/09)
The annual Spring River Open three-person scramble, sponsored by the Spring River Area Chamber of Commerce and TriCounty Rotary was held May 16-17 at Cherokee Village's South Golf Course. Winners were: Championship Flight: first place: Willie Little, Jeremy Moore, Blake Rogers: 61-60, 121; second place: Aaron Chastain, Jessie Lane, Tyler Thompson: 60-65, 125; third place: Jeremy Adams, Jeremy Murray, Mike Turley: 64-62, 126...
Circle helps Arkansas to 3rd straight Governor's Cup (05/28/09)
Nathan Circle of Hardy was selected once again to play in the prestigious Arkansas State Golf Association's 2009 Governor's Cup. This annual event was held at Chenal Country Club's Bear Den Course in Little Rock on May 14-16. The competition pits the best amateur golfers in the state of Arkansas against the best the state of Mississippi has to offer...
Death Notices published week of May 28, 2009 (05/28/09)
Verl Wootton, 93, Glencoe, Ark., died May 20, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Tri-County Funeral Home, Highland, Ark. Doris Selfors, 66, Thayer, Mo., died May 17, 2009, in St. John's Regional Health Center at Springfield, Mo. Carter Funeral Home, Thayer, Mo...
Death Notices published week of May 27, 2009 (05/28/09)
Alean Truda Higginbottom, 79, Highland, Ark., died on May 18, 2009, Highland, Ark. Barker Funeral Home, Salem, Ark. Verl Wootton, 92, Glencoe Ark., died May 20, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Tri-County Funeral Home, Highland, Ark...
Payton Justin Matthew Weyland (05/28/09)
Daniel and Leslie Weyland of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Payton Justin Matthew. He was born at 12:08 a.m., May 15, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. His sibling is Dillon, 3. Grandparents are Grover and Darlene Crews, Lila Weyland, and Phillip Bettis, all of Alton. Great-grandparents are Norman and Christine Sloan and Ann Callendar, all of Alton...
Esther Naomi Pruitt (05/28/09)
Benjamin and Brittany Pruitt of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Esther Naomi. She was born at 8:06 a.m., May 13, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Peter, 2. Grandparents are Dickie Bowles of Alton; Paige Standard of Alton; John and Sharon Pruitt of Sheldon...
Brodderick Jett Patrick Willbanks (05/28/09)
Little Miss Cali wishes to announce the arrival of her new baby brother Brodderick Jett Patrick Willbanks. He arrived at 11:41 a.m., April 15, 2009, weighing in at 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches in length. He was born in Navy Hospital, Jacksonville, N.C...
Addylynn Grace Shuping (05/28/09)
David and Martha Shuping of Mammoth Spring, Ark., are the parents of a baby girl, Addylynn Grace. She was born at 3:33 a.m., May 9, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20-3/4 inches long. Her siblings are Whitney, 14; Destinee, 12; and Cody, 10. Grandparents are Lois Helms, West Plains; the late Roger Helms; and the late Billy Joe and Judson Adina Shuping...
Peyton Riley Holder (05/28/09)
Brandon and Tasha Holder of Mammoth Spring, announce the birth of their baby boy, Peyton Riley Holder. He was born at 6:10 a.m. April 28, 2009, at Baxter Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Grandparents are Phillip and Beth Savage and Stanley and Martha Holder...
Peyton Riley Holder (05/28/09)
Brandon and Tasha Holder of Mammoth Spring, announce the birth of their baby boy, Peyton Riley Holder. He was born at 6:10 a.m. April 28, 2009, at Baxter Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Grandparents are Phillip and Beth Savage and Stanley and Martha Holder...
Addylynn Grace Shuping (05/28/09)
David and Martha Shuping of Mammoth Spring, Ark., are the parents of a baby girl, Addylynn Grace. She was born at 3:33 a.m., May 9, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20-3/4 inches long. Her siblings are Whitney, 14; Destinee, 12; and Cody, 10. Grandparents are Lois Helms, West Plains; the late Roger Helms; and the late Billy Joe and Judson Adina Shuping...
Brodderick Jett Patrick Willbanks (05/28/09)
Little Miss Cali wishes to announce the arrival of her new baby brother Brodderick Jett Patrick Willbanks. He arrived at 11:41 a.m., April 15, 2009, weighing in at 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches in length. He was born in Navy Hospital, Jacksonville, N.C...
Esther Naomi Pruitt (05/28/09)
Benjamin and Brittany Pruitt of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Esther Naomi. She was born at 8:06 a.m., May 13, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Peter, 2. Grandparents are Dickie Bowles of Alton; Paige Standard of Alton; John and Sharon Pruitt of Sheldon...
Payton Justin Matthew Weyland (05/28/09)
Daniel and Leslie Weyland of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Payton Justin Matthew. He was born at 12:08 a.m., May 15, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. His sibling is Dillon, 3. Grandparents are Grover and Darlene Crews, Lila Weyland, and Phillip Bettis, all of Alton. Great-grandparents are Norman and Christine Sloan and Ann Callendar, all of Alton...
Lucas James Thompson (05/28/09)
Michael and Elizabeth Thompson of Cherokee Village announce the birth of a son May 19, 2009, at White River Medical Center. The baby has been named Lucas James Thompson. He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce. Siblings are Jessa Lynn and Austin Michael. Grandparents are Susan and Lawrence Winchcester, Trina Thompson, Roger Smith and Michael and Paula Thompson,...
Lee -- Moore (05/28/09)
Kimberly Denise Lee and Garey Randall Moore exchanged wedding vows Saturday, April 25, 2009, at Salem, Ark. Kimberly is the daughter of Ann Thomas of Salem and the late Rudy Read of McDougal, Ark. She is the granddaughter of the late Raymond Thomas and the late Viola Walker of Evening Shade and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Read of McDougal, Ark...
Lee -- Moore (05/28/09)
Kimberly Denise Lee and Garey Randall Moore exchanged wedding vows Saturday, April 25, 2009, at Salem, Ark. Kimberly is the daughter of Ann Thomas of Salem and the late Rudy Read of McDougal, Ark. She is the granddaughter of the late Raymond Thomas and the late Viola Walker of Evening Shade and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Read of McDougal, Ark...
Lee -- Moore (05/28/09)
Kimberly Denise Lee and Garey Randall Moore exchanged wedding vows Saturday, April 25, 2009, at Salem, Ark. Kimberly is the daughter of Ann Thomas of Salem and the late Rudy Read of McDougal, Ark. She is the grandaughter of the late Raymond Thomas and the late Viola Walker of Evening Shade and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Read of McDougal, Ark...
Anderson -- Denton (05/28/09)
Gayle Anderson of Cave City and Bill Anderson of Cave City announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Veronda Anderson to Dustin DuWayne Denton, the son of Daniel and Etha Denton of Poughkeepsie. The bride-elect's grandparents are the late Owen and Erma Crafton of Cave City and the late Grandel and Monterie Anderson of Cave City...
Anderson -- Denton (05/28/09)
Gayle Anderson of Cave City and Bill Anderson of Cave City announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Veronda Anderson to Dustin DuWayne Denton, the son of Daniel and Etha Denton of Poughkeepsie. The bride-elect's grandparents are the late Owen and Erma Crafton of Cave City and the late Grandel and Monterie Anderson of Cave City...
Anderson -- Denton (05/28/09)
Gayle Anderson of Cave City and Bill Anderson of Cave City announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Veronda Anderson to Dustin DuWayne Denton, the son of Daniel and Etha Denton of Poughkeepsie. The bride-elect's grandparents are the late Owen and Erma Crafton of Cave City and the late Grandel and Monterie Anderson of Cave City...
Huett to celebrate 90th birthday (05/28/09)
Ethel Huett of Elizabeth will celebrate her 90th birthday on May 29. She is a lifetime resident of Fulton County and was married to the late Harlin Huett for 68 years. Ethel Huett is the mother of Lawrence Huett of Forrest City, Ark., and the late Carolyn Huett Montgomery. She has three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She plans to celebrate with her family...
Halls to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (05/28/09)
Roy and Colette Hall of Burton, Mich., are celebrating 50 years of marriage. Roy Hall was born in Salem, Ark., the son of the late Vertis and Berneice Hall. Roy and Colette were married June 9, 1959. They have two children, Cheryl (Cleadous) Lanter and Roy (Cindy) Hall; five grandchildren, Curtis (Mary) Lanter, Craig (Rebecca) Lanter, Corey Lanter. Vince Hall and Sophia Hall; and three great-grandchildren, Autumn, Hayley and Jacob Lanter...
Huett to celebrate 90th birthday (05/28/09)
Ethel Huett of Elizabeth will celebrate her 90th birthday on May 29. She is a lifetime resident of Fulton County and was married to the late Harlin Huett for 68 years. Ethel Huett is the mother of Lawrence Huett of Forrest City, Ark., and the late Carolyn Huett Montgomery. She has three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She plans to celebrate with her family...
Halls to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (05/28/09)
Roy and Colette Hall of Burton, Mich., are celebrating 50 years of marriage. Roy Hall was born in Salem, Ark., the son of the late Vertis and Berneice Hall. Roy and Colette were married June 9, 1959. They have two children, Cheryl (Cleadous) Lanter and Roy (Cindy) Hall; five grandchildren, Curtis (Mary) Lanter, Craig (Rebecca) Lanter, Corey Lanter. Vince Hall and Sophia Hall; and three great-grandchildren, Autumn, Hayley and Jacob Lanter...
Thayer Police Report (05/28/09)
Marla R. Green, 20, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was charged with failure to register May 18. No bond was set. Rebecca D. Rustin, 25, of Carthage, was charged with speeding May 20.
Izard County Sheriff's Report (05/28/09)
Report issued Monday, May 25 Burglars gained entrance to three Calico Rock businesses the night of May 18 and attempted to gain entrance to a fourth business whose alarm system apparently scared them away. Jenkins Fishing Service, Bill Terry's Boat Dock, and Benji's Diner were forcefully entered and items taken. ...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (05/28/09)
Gregory Girtman, 45, of Cave City spent the weekend in jail. Joni Culbreath, 28, of Sulphur Rock was arrested May 15 for commercial burglary and theft of property. Don England, 29, was arrested May 15 and must pay fines to be released. Adam Heiser, 30, of Cherokee Village was sentenced to 90 days in jail May 15...
Cherokee Village Police Report (05/28/09)
Pete Demma, 72, of Cherokee Village was arrested on May 15 for public intoxication, criminal trespass, disorderly conduct, terroristic threatening 2nd degree and assault 2nd degree. Todd Schwarting, 49, of Cherokee Village was cited on May 17 for driving on a suspended license...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (05/28/09)
Report issued Monday, May 25 Burglars gained entrance to three Calico Rock businesses the night of May 18 and attempted to gain entrance to a fourth business whose alarm system apparently scared them away. Jenkins Fishing Service, Bill Terry's Boat Dock, and Benji's Diner were forcefully entered and items taken. ...
Thayer Police Report (05/28/09)
Marla R. Green, 20, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was charged with failure to register May 18. No bond was set. Rebecca D. Rustin, 25, of Carthage, was charged with speeding May 20.
Cherokee Village Police Report (05/28/09)
Pete Demma, 72, of Cherokee Village was arrested on May 15 for public intoxication, criminal trespass, disorderly conduct, terroristic threatening 2nd degree and assault 2nd degree. Todd Schwarting, 49, of Cherokee Village was cited on May 17 for driving on a suspended license...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (05/28/09)
Gregory Girtman, 45, of Cave City spent the weekend in jail. Joni Culbreath, 28, of Sulphur Rock was arrested May 15 for commercial burglary and theft of property. Don England, 29, was arrested May 15 and must pay fines to be released. Adam Heiser, 30, of Cherokee Village was sentenced to 90 days in jail May 15...
Cherokee Village Police Report (05/28/09)
Pete Demma, 72, of Cherokee Village was arrested on May 15 for public intoxication, criminal trespass, disorderly conduct, terroristic threatening 2nd degree and assault 2nd degree. Todd Schwarting, 49, of Cherokee Village was cited on May 17 for driving on a suspended license...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (05/28/09)
Gregory Girtman, 45, of Cave City spent the weekend in jail. Joni Culbreath, 28, of Sulphur Rock was arrested May 15 for commercial burglary and theft of property. Don England, 29, was arrested May 15 and must pay fines to be released. Adam Heiser, 30, of Cherokee Village was sentenced to 90 days in jail May 15...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (05/28/09)
Report issued Monday, May 25 The Izard County Sheriff's Department has made two arrests in connection with the burglary of the White River Café in Calico Rock. The business was entered sometime after closing the night of May 9 and opening time the following day. The owner of the café said a cash register, safe and computer hard drive were taken and that the safe contained an undisclosed amount of money. The items minus the money were recovered early in the week...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (05/28/09)
Adam James Kerwin, 23, of Thayer, was transported to the Department of Corrections in Conne Terre this week for felony burglary and felony stealing. Ryan Joseph Palmer, 27, of Thayer, was also transported to a Department of Corrections this week for a probation violation...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (05/28/09)
Otis Litchford, 46, of Moorehouse, Mo., was arrested May 15 for public intoxication. Litchford was released on OR bond May 16 after spending the night in the Fulton County Jail. Clayton Freeman, 21, of Salem, was arrested May 16 for DWI. Freeman was released on $915 bond May 16 after spending the night in the Fulton County Jail...
Thayer Police Report (05/28/09)
Kimberly A. Million-Gipson, 41, of Piedmont, was charged with speeding May 17. Adam Systo, 22, of Thayer, was charged with domestic assault and disorderly conduct May 16. No bond has been set. Samantha Martin, 18, of Thayer, was arrested May 16 for domestic assault. Her bond was set at $524...