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Stories from Thursday, July 16, 2009

Spring River Superette and Smoke Shop fire (07/16/09)
The Mammoth Spring Fire Department was called to a fire at the Spring River Superette and Smoke Shop, across from the Mammoth Spring State Park on highway 63 north Friday morning. Smoke, heat and water damage destroyed the interior of the establishment and its contents. The store is owned by Jerry Grooms. Photos by Steven Looney...
New patrol car on the streets (07/16/09)
The Mammoth Spring Police Department has a new patrol vehicle paid for by a grant which was discussed during the July 6 regular meeting of the Mammoth Spring City Council. "The police car has been funded and I'm going to close that grant out this week," Mayor Jean Pace said. "We've bought everything we had to that goes on it." The vehicle is a silver Dodge Durango equiped with all the necessary police equipment...
Giving away cans of need (07/16/09)
"We know there are people out there needing help," Jennifer Crowe of Simmons First National Bank and organizer of the Mammoth Spring, Ark., Food Pantry said. The food pantry offers food to anyone who is in need. However, the pantry has had some difficulty attracting people to the pantry who need food...
Hospital looking for some helping hands (07/16/09)
The Fulton County Hospital is looking for a few good volunteers to come and get involved. "Being a volunteer is very rewarding, said Volunteer Coordinator Pam Johnson. Johnson says volunteers are needed to assist with phone calls, visit with patients, greet hospital visitors, do some transportation and help file medical records...
Local hospitals want in on trauma system (07/16/09)
Hospitals in and around the state of Arkansas met a July 1 deadline to request they be a part of the state's new trauma care system. Among them were Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock and Fulton County Hospital in Salem. In the trauma care system, hospitals will be designated as level one, two, three and four trauma centers, with level one being the highest care of trauma services available...
Teens injured in 4-wheeler accident (07/16/09)
Two 16-year-old girls were injured in a four-wheeler accident July 10 near Wirth. According to Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver, a call came into central dispatch about the accident at 245 Banks Road at 10:47 p.m. Sharp County Deputies Jeff Adam and Jesse Wells responded to the scene, as did Spring River Ambulance Service...
MS schools better off than projected (07/16/09)
Superintendent Ronald Taylor had a bit of good news for the Mammoth Spring School District. Taylor said the state was off on the projected balance for the school, which put the school on the financial distress list. The Arkansas Department of Education had projected Mammoth Spring School District's end of the year balance to be about $100,000...
Chamber discusses Solemn Old Judge play (07/16/09)
The Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce met July 9 at Hog Wild Pizza and were entertained with the singing of Sunny Aaron who has opened a new business in town in the old Whistle Stop Theater. Aaron said he performs oldies from the '50s and '60s as well as some gospel. The name of the theater will be Bogart's Variety Theater and the grand opening and ribbon cutting was July 11...
George Underwood ... The man on top (07/16/09)
A sheriff's duties seem to never be done. Organizing deputies and dispatchers, getting together training classes, answering calls, leading investigations and, yes, helping a fellow neighbor in need, are all things Oregon County Sheriff George Underwood and his team do on a daily, and sometimes nightly basis, and then some...
Like a record, Bob Ross keeps turning out music (07/16/09)
Nashville, Tenn., is where many music legends, like Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash, went to record music and maybe hit it rich and get to the big top full of lights and movie stars. George D. Hay got his inspiration from the hills of the Ozarks in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and formed the Grand Ol' Opry in Nashville where many of the legends performed before they became household names. ...
Pushing Along (07/16/09)
Fulton County Judge Charles Willett mans the dump truck as county employees work to clear the ground for new ball fields at the county's future Recreation Center. This two year project will bring ball fields, basketball courts and more for the citizens of Salem to enjoy. Photo by Niki de Soto...
Statewide trauma system includes FCH (07/16/09)
Hospitals in and around the state of Arkansas met a July 1 deadline to request they be a part of the state's new trauma care system. Among them were Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock and Fulton County Hospital in Salem. In the trauma care system, hospitals will be designated as level one, two, three and four trauma centers, with level one being the highest care of trauma services available...
C.A.L.L. groups organize in area (07/16/09)
Churches across the state are hearing the C.A.L.L. Children of Arkansas Loved for a Lifetime (C.A.L.L.) is a Christian foster care initiative looking to recruit foster families for the hundreds of Arkansas children who need a home. The initiative works closely with the Arkansas Department of Human Services, Division of Children and Family Services to provide options for the hundreds of children currently in the state's foster care system...
A street for Cherry (07/16/09)
Cherokee Village's Industrial Drive has a new name in honor of a man who spent over 41 years working with the road department. Cherokee Village Mayor Lloyd Hefley, Street Superintendent David Crayne and members of the Cherokee Village Street Department were present July 10 at the dedication ceremony for Jimmie Cherry Drive in Cherokee Village...
Teens injured in 4-wheeler accident (07/16/09)
Two 16-year-old girls were injured in a four-wheeler accident July 10 near Wirth. According to Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver, a call came into central dispatch about the accident at 245 Banks Road at 10:47 p.m. Sharp County Deputies Jeff Adam and Jesse Wells responded to the scene, as did Spring River Ambulance Service...
Local Business Spotlight ... Miller's Pharmacy (07/16/09)
Situated alongside Salem 1st Care on Highway 62/412 East is Miller's Pharmacy, a 36-year tradition in Salem, Ark. Charlie and Joanne Miller first opened their Pharmacy in the Sky Vue Shopping Center, next to Dr. Ducker's medical offices, but they met in Memphis Tenn., at of course, a drug store...
T-Bucket Bash coming to Hardy (07/16/09)
The Hardy Advertising and Promotions Committee met in a special meeting July 8 to discuss the upcoming T-Bucket Bash and the possibility of providing participants with vouchers to redeem at downtown area restaurants for desserts. Hardy Mayor Nina Thornton said that since some of the restaurants do not offer dessert, the committee agreed on a compromise so all businesses could participate...
Highway bids opened for improvements to Highway 62 (07/16/09)
The Arkansas State Highway Commission has opened bids for improvements to a roadway in Fulton County, according to Commissioner Cliff Hoofman of North Little Rock. The purpose of the project is to resurface approximately five miles of Highway 62, near Salem. Atlas Asphalt of Jonesboro, Ark., was awarded the contract at $912,450.77...
Hospital looking for some helping hands (07/16/09)
The Fulton County Hospital is looking for a few good volunteers to come and get involved. "Being a volunteer is very rewarding, said Volunteer Coordinator Pam Johnson. Johnson says volunteers are needed to assist with phone calls, visit with patients, greet hospital visitors, do some transportation and help file medical records...
Gymnasium construction right on schedule (07/16/09)
Highland High School's new A.L. Hutson Center is getting closer to becoming a reality for the school system as the ultra modern gymnasium is nearing completion. Highland School's Superintendent Ronnie Brogdon said the estimated completion date is in September, "Way ahead of the basketball season," he said. The large amount of spring rains put the facility slightly behind schedule, but Brogdon says, "Things are progressing nicely."...
Adult smoking drops in Arkansas (07/16/09)
New survey information shows there are nearly 10,000 fewer smokers in Arkansas since the beginning of the Arkansas Department of Health's (ADH) Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program in 2002. When the program started in 2002, 25.1 percent adults smoked in the state; more current data show that those numbers have decreased to approximately 20.7 percent...
Camp native raising funds for African school (07/16/09)
Myra and Bobby Smith are on a mission, to bring churches to the people of Africa. After a recent month-long visit, they added a secondary project -- rehabilitating a three-year Bible College in Zimbabwe. "I've been to South Africa, Uganda, Botswana, Ethiopia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. ...
A.L. Hutson Gymnasium (07/16/09)
New gymnasium scheduled to be completed in September
A street for Cherry (07/16/09)
Cherokee Village's Industrial Drive has a new name in honor of a man who spent over 41 years working with the road department. Cherokee Village Mayor Lloyd Hefley, Street Superintendent David Crayne and members of the Cherokee Village Street Department were present July 10 at the dedication ceremony for Jimmie Cherry Drive in Cherokee Village...
Local hospitals want in on trauma system (07/16/09)
Hospitals in and around the state of Arkansas met a July 1 deadline to request they be a part of the state's new trauma care system. Among them were Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock and Fulton County Hospital in Salem. In the trauma care system, hospitals will be designated as level one, two, three and four trauma centers, with level one being the highest care of trauma services available...
Teens injured in 4-wheeler accident (07/16/09)
=Two 16-year-old girls were injured in a four-wheeler accident July 10 near Wirth. According to Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver, a call came into central dispatch about the accident at 245 Banks Road at 10:47 p.m. Sharp County Deputies Jeff Adam and Jesse Wells responded to the scene, as did Spring River Ambulance Service...
C.A.L.L. groups organize in area (07/16/09)
Churches across the state are hearing the C.A.L.L. Children of Arkansas Loved for a Lifetime (C.A.L.L.) is a Christian foster care initiative looking to recruit foster families for the hundreds of Arkansas children who need a home. The initiative works closely with the Arkansas Department of Human Services, Division of Children and Family Services to provide options for the hundreds of children currently in the state's foster care system...
Storm Damage (07/16/09)
This damage to a barn at Donna Collins' home in Ozark Acres Saturday night, July 12, was a result of a severe thunderstorm that swept through Sharp County late in the night. The storm demolished the hay barn. Other damage could be seen in the Ozark Acres area including the roof being torn off a building at the SID office. Numerous trees and limbs were downed in the area. Photo/Tammy Curtis...
Grant to Main Street Hardy (07/16/09)
Kim Wilson, executive director of the Main Street Hardy organization has announced they have received an $8,000 grant from the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. The Revitalization Grant will be used for event fees and a mini-grant program to benefit downtown businesses...
Would you like to fly in the sky? (07/16/09)
The Sharp County Regional Airport is seeking volunteers for an air show to be held in September 2010. Larry Kyral, treasury committee member of the Sharp County Regional Airport Authority, says volunteers are needed for parking, helping with aircraft safety and other things at the show...
T-Bucket Bash coming to area (07/16/09)
The Hardy Advertising and Promotions Committee met in a special meeting July 8 to discuss the upcoming T-Bucket Bash and the possibility of providing participants with vouchers to redeem at downtown area restaurants for desserts. Hardy Mayor Nina Thornton said that since some of the restaurants do not offer dessert, the committee agreed on a compromise so all businesses could participate...
Wahpeton Inn: The little inn that could (07/16/09)
The history of tourism in the Spring River area goes back to the turn of the century when the first resort was established in Hardy by a Memphis physician who fell in love with the area. The city of Hardy itself was spawned in Sharp County due mostly to the growth of the railroads during the early 1900s, but the tourism industry was also largely responsible for substantial growth at the turn of the century. ...
Godwin ready to fly with Eagles (07/16/09)
Mammoth Spring baseball standout Seth Godwin is headed to Williams Baptist College to continue his career on the diamond. Godwin, a 2009 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School, recently signed his commitment to play with the Eagles at WBC. He is the son of Steve and Sheila Godwin, and the grandson of David and Nilene Ivey and Roberta Godwin and the late Martin Godwin, all of Mammoth Spring...
National Junior Golf Tourney set (07/16/09)
The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) is set to host the third-annual Bass Pro Shops/Payne Stewart Junior Championship July 27-30 at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield. The 54-hole tournament will feature 99 of the nation's top boy and girl junior golfers, ages 12-18...
Godwin ready to fly with Eagles (07/16/09)
Mammoth Spring baseball standout Seth Godwin is headed to Williams Baptist College to continue his career on the diamond. Godwin, a 2009 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School, recently signed his commitment to play with the Eagles at WBC. He is the son of Steve and Sheila Godwin, and the grandson of David and Nilene Ivey and Roberta Godwin and the late Martin Godwin, all of Mammoth Spring...
Harmon finishes fifth in junior girls' stroke play at Chenal Country Club (07/16/09)
Izard County High School's Rachel Harmon finished fifth at the Arkansas Women's Golf Association's (AWGA) Junior Girls' Stroke Play Championship at Chenal Country Club in Little Rock on July 7-8. The event was held in conjunction with the Arkansas State Golf Association...
Spring River softballers hit the road, win two from Jonesboro, Trumann (07/16/09)
July 2, the senior softballers from Spring River country took a road trip and tangled with Jonesboro and Trumann. In the first game with Jonesboro, both offenses sputtered in the early innings, but in the later innings, Spring River cranked things up and coasted to a 17-5 victory...
Harmon finishes fifth in junior girls' stroke play at Chenal Country Club (07/16/09)
Izard County High School's Rachel Harmon finished fifth at the Arkansas Women's Golf Association's (AWGA) Junior Girls' Stroke Play Championship at Chenal Country Club in Little Rock on July 7-8. The event was held in conjunction with the Arkansas State Golf Association...
7-on-7 fun in the sun ... (07/16/09)
PLAYIN' CATCH: The Highland Rebels tuned up for the upcoming fall football season by taking part in 7-on-7 competition in Pocahontas July 6th and 9th. Above left: Ben Markway duels with a Pocahontas Redskin for a pass; above right: Will Edmondson drops back to deliver a pass for the Rebs. Photos/Sparks...
Chuck Dennis Memorial Tourney set for Turkey Mountain (07/16/09)
The Horseshoe Bend Knights of Columbus will host its sixth-annual Chuck Dennis Memorial Golf Tournament at Turkey Mountain Golf Course in Horseshoe Bend on Aug. 1. Format will be a four-person men and women's scramble, with a maximum of 36 teams. Entry is $180 per team. ...
Chuck Dennis Memorial Tourney set for Turkey Mountain (07/16/09)
The Horseshoe Bend Knights of Columbus will host its sixth-annual Chuck Dennis Memorial Golf Tournament at Turkey Mountain Golf Course in Horseshoe Bend on Aug. 1. Format will be a four-person men and women's scramble, with a maximum of 36 teams. Entry is $180 per team. Proceeds help the Knights support charities in this area and the state of Arkansas...
Meeting scheduled to address Bull Shoals tailwater (07/16/09)
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have entered into a cooperative agreement to place habitat improvement structures in a one mile section of the Bull Shoals tailwater immediately below Bull Shoals Dam. The primary purpose of this project is to provide cover for young trout during periods of high flow...
Death Notices published week of July 16, 2009 (07/16/09)
Edna Marie Vaughn, 90, of Thayer, Mo., died Tuesday, July 7, 2009. Arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer. Ina Faye Presser, 86, of Cave City, Ark., died Monday, July 6, 2009, at Batesvlle. Arrangement under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home...
Death Notices published week of July 16, 2009 (07/16/09)
Edna Marie Vaughn, 90, of Thayer, Mo., died Tuesday, July 7, 2009. Arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer. Ina Faye Presser, 86, of Cave City, Ark., died Monday, July 6, 2009, at Batesvlle. Arrangement under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home...
Death Notices published week of July 16, 2009 (07/16/09)
Edna Marie Vaughn, 90, of Thayer, Mo., died Tuesday, July 7, 2009. Arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer. Ina Faye Presser, 86, of Cave City, Ark., died Monday, July 6, 2009, at Batesvlle. Arrangement under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home...
Death Notices published week of July 15, 2009 (07/16/09)
Ina Faye Presser, 86, of Cave City, Ark., died Monday, July 6, 2009, at Batesville. Arrangements under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home., Nelson George Drummond, 69, Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died on July 6, 2009, at his home. Arrangements under the direction of Barker Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel, Horseshoe Bend, Ark...
Curtis Matthew Cottengim (07/16/09)
David and Lacy Cottengim of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby boy, Curtis Matthew. He was born at 7:23 a.m., July 4, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 15-1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. His siblings are Jacob, 1, and William, 3. Grandparents are Jennifer Davis, Koshkonong; Mark Lindsey, Riverside, Calif.; Davalynn Jolly, Doniphan; and the late Jay Jolly...
Kiyah Michele Rains (07/16/09)
Kyler and Kimberly Rains of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Kiyah Michele. She was born at 11:47 a.m., June 30, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, 1/2 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long. Her siblings are Lucius, 6, and Addison, 4. Grandparents are Michael Wall, Cameron, N.C.; Brenda Black, Cameron, N.C.; Grace Rains, Thayer; and Winfred Rains, Thayer...
Emilia Ruth Leija (07/16/09)
Inocencio and Julie Leija of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Emilia Ruth. She was born at 8:17 a.m., June 30, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 11-1/2 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Her siblings are Martin, 7, and Liliana, 4. Grandparents are Glen and Ruth Booker, Alton, and Ignacio and Esperanza Leija, San Luis Potosi, Mexico...
Nichole Marie Miller (07/16/09)
Nichole Marie Miller was born April 12, 2009, at 9:12 p.m. at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was 3 pounds and 16-1/4 inches long. She is the daughter of John Miller and Megan Carl of West Plains, Mo. Maternal grandparents are Jeff Carl, Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Tena Hart, Viola, Ark...
Nichole Marie Miller (07/16/09)
Nichole Marie Miller was born April 12, 2009, at 9:12 p.m. at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was 3 pounds and 16-1/4 inches long. She is the daughter of John Miller and Megan Carl of West Plains, Mo. Maternal grandparents are Jeff Carl, Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Tena Hart, Viola, Ark...
Curtis Matthew Cottengim (07/16/09)
David and Lacy Cottengim of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby boy, Curtis Matthew. He was born at 7:23 a.m., July 4, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 15-1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. His siblings are Jacob, 1, and William, 3. Grandparents are Jennifer Davis, Koshkonong; Mark Lindsey, Riverside, Calif.; Davalynn Jolly, Doniphan; and the late Jay Jolly...
Kiyah Michele Rains (07/16/09)
Kyler and Kimberly Rains of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Kiyah Michele. She was born at 11:47 a.m., June 30, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, 1/2 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long. Her siblings are Lucius, 6, and Addison, 4. Grandparents are Michael Wall, Cameron, N.C.; Brenda Black, Cameron, N.C.; Grace Rains, Thayer; and Winfred Rains, Thayer...
Emilia Ruth Leija (07/16/09)
Inocencio and Julie Leija of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Emilia Ruth. She was born at 8:17 a.m., June 30, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 11-1/2 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Her siblings are Martin, 7, and Liliana, 4. Grandparents are Glen and Ruth Booker, Alton, and Ignacio and Esperanza Leija, San Luis Potosi, Mexico...
Savage -- Carney (07/16/09)
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Savage of Mammoth Spring are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Alicia Savage, to Charles Nicholas Carney. Nick is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Carney of Thayer. The ceremony will be held at the First Christian Church in Mammoth Spring at 1 p.m. on July 25. A reception will be held at the Thayer Christian Activity Center immediately following the ceremony...
Bray -- Ralph (07/16/09)
Roger and Kathy Huddleston of Alton announce the wedding of their daughter Kimberly Yvette Bray to Robert Hunter Ralph. Hunter is the son of Bobby and Darline Ralph of Gatewood, Mo. Kim is the daughter of the late Ernie Bray and is a 2003 graduate of Couch High School and a 2007 graduate of Williams Baptist College. She is currently employed with the Couch R-1 School district...
Bray -- Ralph (07/16/09)
Roger and Kathy Huddleston of Alton announce the wedding of their daughter Kimberly Yvette Bray to Robert Hunter Ralph. Hunter is the son of Bobby and Darline Ralph of Gatewood, Mo. Kim is the daughter of the late Ernie Bray and is a 2003 graduate of Couch High School and a 2007 graduate of Williams Baptist College. She is currently employed with the Couch R-1 School district...
Savage -- Carney (07/16/09)
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Savage of Mammoth Spring are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Alicia Savage, to Charles Nicholas Carney. Nick is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Carney of Thayer. The ceremony will be held at the First Christian Church in Mammoth Spring at 1 p.m. on July 25. A reception will be held at the Thayer Christian Activity Center immediately following the ceremony...
Strains to celebrate 50 years together (07/16/09)
The children of Darrell and Esther Strain are hosting a celebration of 50 years of marriage for their parents at the Alton Elementary School Multipurpose building on July 25, beginning at 2 p.m. Darrell Strain and Esther Garrett were united in marriage on July 25, 1959, at the Garfield Freewill Baptist Church. Brother Davie N. Combs, uncle of the groom, performed the wedding ceremony...
Strains to celebrate 50 years together (07/16/09)
The children of Darrell and Esther Strain are hosting a celebration of 50 years of marriage for their parents at the Alton Elementary School Multipurpose building on July 25, beginning at 2 p.m. Darrell Strain and Esther Garrett were united in marriage on July 25, 1959, at the Garfield Freewill Baptist Church. Brother Davie N. Combs, uncle of the groom, performed the wedding ceremony...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (07/16/09)
The following were given summons to appear in court Aug. 26 after being cited for violations on the Eleven Point River July 11 at 9 a.m. All but one are from Blue Springs. Austin C. McAtee, 18, for littering and minor in possession of intoxicants. Christopher T. Redmond, 18, minor in possession of intoxicants...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (07/16/09)
John Wayne Morgan, 26, of Calico Rock was returned Friday to the Izard County Detention Facility from a prison in northern Minnesota to answer charges this week in Izard County Circuit Court. Morgan is accused of commercial breaking and entering along with theft of property involving three businesses in Calico Rock last year. ...
Thayer Police Report (07/16/09)
William Hutson, 28, of Thayer, was arrested July 8 for disorderly conduct. His bond was set at $175. David G. Mills, 28, of Thayer, was arrested July 10 for driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $325. Frank K. Hentz Jr., 37, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was charged with careless and reckless driving July 10...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (07/16/09)
Scott White, 26, of Salem was arrested July 3 for fourth degree sexual assault. White was released from the Fulton County Jail on July 6 on a $10,000 bond. Jason Schulte, 28, of Harnando, Miss., was arrested July 4 for DWI, implied consent and no driver's license. Schulte was released from the Fulton County Jail on July 6 on a $1,160 bond...
Horseshoe Bend Police Department (07/16/09)
The Horseshoe Bend Police Department is currently investigating the theft of a 1994 Ford Bronco from the parking lot of the Hillhigh Hotel. The vehicle was reported stolen on Tuesday, July 7. On Friday, July 10, Heath Hypes, 38, of Horseshoe Bend, was arrested on a warrant out of Baxter County for violation of Arkansas Hot Check Law. Sgt. Sonny Gerringer and Lt. Carl Boles were the arresting officers...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (07/16/09)
Scott White, 26, of Salem was arrested July 3 for fourth degree sexual assault. White was released from the Fulton County Jail on July 6 on a $10,000 bond. Jason Schulte, 28, of Harnando, Miss., was arrested July 4 for DWI, implied consent and no driver's license. Schulte was released from the Fulton County Jail on July 6 on a $1,160 bond...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (07/16/09)
John Wayne Morgan, 26, of Calico Rock was returned Friday to the Izard County Detention Facility from a prison in northern Minnesota to answer charges this week in Izard County Circuit Court. Morgan is accused of commercial breaking and entering along with theft of property involving three businesses in Calico Rock last year. ...
Horseshoe Bend Police Department (07/16/09)
The Horseshoe Bend Police Department is currently investigating the theft of a 1994 Ford Bronco from the parking lot of the Hillhigh Hotel. The vehicle was reported stolen on Tuesday, July 7. On Friday, July 10, Heath Hypes, 38, of Horseshoe Bend, was arrested on a warrant out of Baxter County for violation of Arkansas Hot Check Law. Sgt. Sonny Gerringer and Lt. Carl Boles were the arresting officers...
Five sentenced to prison (07/16/09)
Third Judicial Judge Harold Erwin sentenced five people to prison July 6 during Sharp County Circuit Court. Don E. England, 25, was sentenced to 72 months in the Department of Correction for second degree sexual assault. He was also fined $1,500 and ordered to pay $670 in fees...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (07/16/09)
Joseph Beasley, 20, of Highland was arrested July 2 for residential burglary and possession of an instrument of crime. Logan Riggs, 53, of Poughkeepsie was arrested July 2 for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Wendell S. Parrish, 39, of Hoxie was arrested July 3 for public intoxication...
Cherokee Village Police Report (07/16/09)
Debra Westcott, 56, of Cherokee Village was arrested June 30 on a Sharp County warrant for hot checks. Joshua Brink, 24, of Cherokee Village was arrested July 2 for theft of property. Kelly Klingensmith, 39, of Jonesboro was cited on July 8 for no seat belt and no child safety restraint...