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Stories from Thursday, July 8, 2010

OMC CEO speaks to board (07/08/10)
Niki de Soto Staff Writer The Fulton County Hospital Board of Governors met in regular session on Monday, June 28 and welcomed the CEO of Ozarks Medical Center, Dave Zechman. "I wanted to introduce myself to you and give you a quick update of what we're doing at OMC and our relationship with Fulton County Hospital, which we're very pleased about and excited to be working with you on," said Zechman. ...
Free medications available (07/08/10)
Sadly, it happens every day. Many times a day. Doctors tell patients medications are available to make them feel better. But many of the patients know there is no way they can afford the prescriptions. The good news is, a little known program: the Medication Assistance Program, MAP for short, is available to low income individuals in our area...
Help a cancer patient on the Road to Recovery (07/08/10)
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is currently looking for drivers for their Road to Recovery program. Road to Recovery is a program of volunteers who drive patients to treatment centers and home again. More volunteers are needed in Oregon County to ensure that all patients have transportation when they need it...
Hospital awarded grant (07/08/10)
$400,000 grant to make hospital more energy efficient
Leaving your pet in a parked car can be a deadly mistake (07/08/10)
The temperature inside a car can skyrocket after just a few minutes
Three die in separate accidents (07/08/10)
Motorcycle crash claims one; deer causes crash that claims two
Vincent wins at WPMS (07/08/10)
After a delay caused by stormy weather a few weeks prior, the Memorial Weekend Super Stock feature was finally a reality for 24 drivers and hundreds of fan on July 1 at the West Plains Speedway. That reality settled in about 10 p.m. for Carmon Vincent of Moody, when he received a check for his $5,000 win...
Berry wins $5,000 in Firecracker (07/08/10)
When the evening began, he had qualified well and actually was on the front row of the Firecracker Weekend July 3rd Special for $5,000 to win at West Plains Speedway. But did anybody think that at the end he would win? His young and over-the-edge style of driving seemed OK for heats and 20-lap features, but 40 laps with the field stacked with Super Stock drivers like Tony Anglin, Richie Tosh, Jared Wagster and about a dozen other very likely winners in the lineup?...
Heat can't stop Bolt Memorial (07/08/10)
Ninety-six players competed on 24 teams to celebrate the 7th annual Tommy Bolt Memorial on June 26 at the Cherokee Village South Golf Course. This year, financial support included 12 major sponsors, 25 "tee-hole" sponsors and the 96 participants playing on the 24 teams...
Circle qualifies for USGA Public Links Championship (07/08/10)
Hardy's Nathan Circle fired rounds of 65 and 70 for a nine-under par total of 135 to win the only qualifying position for Arkansas for the USGA Arkansas Public Links Championship held at Stonelinks Golf Course in North Little Rock. In 100-degree temperatures, Circle parred the first 12 holes, then recorded three birdies and a bogie to close the first round...
Death Notices published the week of July 8, 2010 (07/08/10)
Linwood Davis, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died uly 2, 2010, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, Ark. Arrangements by Heath Funeral Home of Highland, Ark. Ionda Lee Hetrick, 34, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died June 24, 2010, at Batesville, Ark. Arrangements by the Qualls Funeral Home, Ark...
William Cooper Cox (07/08/10)
Matt and Lindsey Cox of Viola, Ark., announce the birth of their son, William Cooper Cox. He was born at 11:15 p.m. on May 1, 2010, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Ray and Neesha Barker of Viola, Jim and Teresa Earley of Pocahontas and Gregg and Taftnee Cox of Pocahontas...
Lorinda Jane Swartzentruber (07/08/10)
Iris Swartzentruber and Lyndal Swartzentruber of Viola, Ark., announce the birth of a daughter on June 28, 2010, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Lorinda Jane and weighed 8 pounds, 3/4 ounces. Her sibling is Lyndsey Sue, age 1...
Phoebe Katherine Scribner (07/08/10)
Dr. John and Leslie Scribner of Salem, Ark., announce the birth of a daughter on May 28, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. The new arrival weighed 7 pounds 6 ounces and has been named Phoebe Katherine Scribner. She is welcomed by her big brother, Glendon Cole Scribner...
Missouri State Highway Patrol (07/08/10)
On July 4, one mile west of Alton on County Road 100, a 2008 Yamaha all terrain vehicle driven by 11-year-old Mashayla Guidry of Thayer overturned, ejecting Guidry and her passenger, 17-year-old Shelby M. Davis of Chesterfield. Both girls suffered moderate injuries and were taken by family members to Ozarks medical Center in West Plains...
Thayer Police Report (07/08/10)
Ashley A. Nickels, 25, of Mammoth Spring was cited July 2 for failure to wear a seatbelt. David M. Sharrett, 46, of Bethel Springs, Tenn., was cited on July 3 for exceeding the posted speed limit. Todd R. Hogue, 51, of Williford was cited July 3 for driving while suspended and driving a vehicle off its designated portion of roadway. Hogue was released from the Thayer City Jail after posting a $325 bond...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (07/08/10)
David Wayne LaPradd, 48, of Williford was arrested June 25 for 3rd degree battery, disorderly conduct, drinking in public and resisting arrest. Steven Chadwyck Gengo, 31, of Cave City was arrested June 25 on a felony bench warrant for failure to appear...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (07/08/10)
Darren B. Friend, 45, of Alton was arrested June 30 for felony possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Friend is being held in the Oregon County jail in lieu of a $10,000 bond. Pamela Padgett of Alton was arrested June 30 and cited with careless and impudent driving...
Salem Police Department (07/08/10)
James Parrish, 27, of Salem was arrested on June 30 on a Cleburne County warrant for failure to appear. Parrish was transferred from the Fulton County Jail to Cleburne County on July 1. Kevin Quinton, 40, of Salem was arrested on June 30 for DWI (2), refusal, possession of a controlled substance, possession of an instrument of crime, driving on a suspended license and expired tags. ...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (07/08/10)
Shane Honeycutt, 19, of Lake City was arrested on June 26 for public intoxication, disorderly conduct and unknowingly furnishing alcohol to a minor. Honeycutt was released from the Fulton County Jail on June 28 after posting a $1,150 bond. Jeffrey Turner, 37, of Camp was arrested on June 28 for aggravated assault. Turner was released from the Fulton County Jail on June 29 after posting a $435 bond...