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Stories from Friday, July 16, 2010

New industry hiring in Salem (07/16/10)
Applications and job descriptions can be picked up at City Hall
Making a difference in their hometown (07/16/10)
Youth group spends summer helping others
Mammoth Spring Chamber hears from the AEDC (07/16/10)
The Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce met for their July meeting on Thursday, July 8 at the Simmons First National Bank's Community Room. Guest speaker for the meeting was Renee Doty, a community development consultant with the Arkansas Economic Development Corporation. Doty covers a 20 county area in Arkansas, including Fulton County...
Missouri bans K2 (07/16/10)
Missouri has become the fifth state in the country to criminalize possession of K2 as Governor Jay Nixon signed a bill on July 6 making it a controlled substance. K2 is a synthetic substance similar to marijuana. Beginning Aug. 28, possession of 35 grams or less of K2 will be a Class A misdemeanor and possession of more than 35 grams will be a Class C felony. ...
Park put on hold (07/16/10)
By popular demand or, rather, a lack of it, talk of a city park for Cherokee Village is being put on hold, at least for now. Residents and city council members who attended a July 1 public hearing to discuss seeking a state grant to help pay for developing a park had, generally, negative reactions to the idea...
KAIT visits Highland (07/16/10)
The KAIT8 News and weather crew visited Highland July 1. The team broadcast their 6 p.m. news and weather from the Highland Square Shopping Center. Crowds welcomed KAIT and showed up for the ice cream social before the newscast. The broadcast was part of the Road to Recovery series being hosted by the Jonesboro based television station. ...
Abney Logging Ladies are Tournament Champs (07/16/10)
TOURNEY CHAMPS: The ladies of Abney Logging won the Tri-County 10-and-under Softball tournament held at June 28-July 1. Members of the team include, front row, from left: Alexis Casey, Bailey McBryde, Katelynn Miller and Sierra Homod; back row: Kaylee Bagwell, Brooke Henry, Briannna Himschoot, Kelsey Abney, Emily Bagwell and Ivy Bathrick. Coaches are Dean Abney and Chris Himschoot. (Not pictured: Sydnee Hill and Coach David Jett.)...
Conservation Hall of Fame inducts legendary wetland biologist (07/16/10)
Duck hunters and birdwatchers owe a debt of gratitude to the newest member of Missouri's Conservation Hall of Fame. The Missouri Conservation Commission inducted the late Charles E. "Ted" Shanks into the hall of fame at a ceremony May 28 at Runge Conservation Nature Center in Jefferson City. His children, Suzi, David and Rick, attended the ceremony...
Fulton County tops in state during spring turkey harvest (07/16/10)
Recently, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard a presentation about the 2010 spring turkey harvest by AGFC turkey biologist Mike Widner. Widner told the Commission that 10,111 turkeys were checked during the season. The harvest was down about 9 percent from the 2009 season...
Deer hunting opening dates set for 2010 (07/16/10)
Many Arkansas deer hunters like to plan in advance -- scheduling vacations, making reservations, arranging other details of their favorite outdoor activity. With that in mind, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission recently set deer season openings for 2010...
Area regulations and antlerless tag availability change for 2010 deer season (07/16/10)
Missouri's 2010 fall deer and turkey hunting seasons and regulations are mostly the same as last year. However, unlimited antlerless permits will be available in two additional counties, and regulations at one conservation area have changed to help in surveillance for chronic wasting disease (CWD)...
Deer hunting opening dates set for 2010 (07/16/10)
Many Arkansas deer hunters like to plan in advance -- scheduling vacations, making reservations, arranging other details of their favorite outdoor activity. With that in mind, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission recently set deer season openings for 2010...
Death Notices published the week of July 15, 2010 (07/16/10)
James Russel Johnson, 78 of Alton, Mo., died July 7, 2010, at his son's home in Scott City, Mo. Arrangements by the Clary Funeral Home in Alton, Mo. Roy H. Bailey, 76, died July 10, 2010, at Evening Shade, Ark. Arrangements by the Qualls Funeral Home of Highland, Ark...
Keafer Lee Jackson (07/16/10)
Ken and Dana Jackson are proud to announce the birth of their son, Keafer Lee, born at 6:47 p.m. at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Bob and Paula Miller of Koshkonong, and Harry and Judy Jackson of Pomona...
Keadan Alan Wilson (07/16/10)
Cody and Christina Wilson, West Plains, are the parents of a baby boy, Keaden Alan, born at 3:17 a.m. June 26, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 6-1/2 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. His sibling is Wyatt, 1. Grandparents are Debbie Wilson, Koshkonong; Christina Burkepile, West Plains; and Jeremy Burkepile, West Plains...
Adrienne Craig (07/16/10)
Keith and Michelle Craig, West Plains, are the parents of a baby girl, Adrienne, born at 7:43 a.m. June 29, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 8 pounds, 10-1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. Her siblings are Aubrey, 9, and Ethan, 6...
Bryson Gabriel Roy Vanwinkle (07/16/10)
Jason Vanwinkle and Sherry Bunton of Alton, are the parents of a baby boy, Bryson Gabriel Roy, born at 2:11 p.m. June 30, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. His siblings are Logan, 5, and Micheal, 9...
Madison Ann Weyland (07/16/10)
Daniel and Leslie Weyland, Alton, are the parents of a baby girl, Madison Ann, born at 10:34 a.m. July 2, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 14-1/2 ounces and was 22 inches long. Her siblings are Dillon, 4, and Payton, 1...
Barton --Masterson (07/16/10)
Jeff and Edith Barton of Thayer, would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Cortney Dawn Barton to David L. Masterson, son of Eileen and The Late Thomas "T.J." Reed of Thayer. The ceremony will be held on July 31 at 4 p.m. at Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church on FF Highway off of U.S. 160 east of Alton, Mo...
Whisenands to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (07/16/10)
Joe and Valerie Whisenand of Glencoe/Heart, AR, are pictured celebrating their 50th anniversary with a trip to Norway. There were married July 16, 1960. They are the parents of two children, Gary Whisenand (Franci) and Karen Jones, and have seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Joe is a retired fire chief and Valerie writes Christian fiction using her maiden name, Valerie Hansen...
Taylors to celebrate 25th anniversary (07/16/10)
Billy and Cecilia Taylor of Salem, Ark., will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on July 13, 2010. They were united in marriage at the home of Cecil and Ethel Morris in Gepp, Ark. Billy works as a service rep for North Arkansas Electric Cooperative and Cecilia works at the Fulton County Extension Office. They have two daughters, Chelsea Taylor of Viola and Leslie and Wesley James of Jonesboro, Ark...
Nadler to celebrate 80th birthday (07/16/10)
Marian Nadler will be celebrating her 80th birthday on Saturday, July 24, at the Cherokee Village Lutheran Church from 2-4 p.m. Her family invites all of her friends to come and join the fun, helping her celebrate her birthday.
Level 4 sex offender arrested for assault (07/16/10)
A Glencoe neighborhood is on edge following the arrest last week of a registered sex offender who was later released from jail. Leslie Leon Newman, 41, who lives on Doe Run Circle, was arrested about 4 a.m., July 5, after a woman asked a neighbor for help saying Newman had beaten her with a flashlight...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (07/16/10)
An arrest was made July 1 in connection with the November commercial burglary and criminal mischief at Mitchell's Park Street Pharmacy in Calico Rock. Immediately following the incident, an in-store security video recorder showed that a white male with a jacket and hood entered the store. ...
Horseshoe Bend Police Department (07/16/10)
The Horseshoe Bend Police Department is investigating a vandalism complaint that occured at the Snappy Mart on June 26, in which someone intentionally knocked over a gas pump. Information is being filed with the prosecutor and an arrest is expected in this incident...
Salem Police Department (07/16/10)
Jason Post, 30, of Salem was arrested July 9 for DWI, driving left of center, driving on a suspended license, no seat belt, ficticious tags and no proof of insurance. Post was released from the Fulton County Jail on July 10 after posting a $2,995 bond...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (07/16/10)
David Halfacre, 40, of Williford was arrested on July 4 by the Drug Task Force. Halfacre has been charged with two felony counts, one for possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and one for possession of a controlled substance (marijuana). Halfacre is being held in the Fulton County Jail without bond...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (07/16/10)
Donald Joe Ashford, 22, was transported to the Department of Corrections at Bonne Terre for felony probation violation. Ashford was originally charged with burglary in the second degree and two counts of tampering with a motor vehicle in the first degree related to an incident of vandalism at the Thayer Golf Course on February 27, 2010...
Thayer Police Report (07/16/10)
Alexander D. Jones, 20, of Theodore, Ala., was cited July 7 for speeding (55/45). Douglas D. Armstrong, 41, of Mammoth Spring was cited July 8 for failure to register a motor vehicle. William John Allen Hutson, 29, of Thayer was arrested July 10 for DWI and failure to drive on the right half of the roadway. Hutson was released from the Thayer City Jail after posting a $524 bond...
Missouri State Highway Patrol (07/16/10)
On July 11 at around 3 p.m., Andy L. Buske, 49, of West Plains was riding his 1996 Suzuki motorcycle northbound on state highway 19 north of Thayer when he lost control of the vehicle while braking for a curve. Buske suffered moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Ozarks Medical Center...
Cherokee Village Police Report (07/16/10)
Darrell Rushing, 31 of Cherokee Village was cited June 26 for careless and inattentive driving. Tammie Pine, 45, of Cherokee Village was cited June 28 for speeding and driver's license suspended for DWI. Samuel Cooper, 18, of Melbourne, was cited June 28 for speeding...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (07/16/10)
David Wayne LaPradd, 48, of Williford was arrested June 25 for third degree battery, drinking in public, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Steven Chadwyck Gengo, 31, of Cave City was arrested June 25 on a felony bench warrant and a warrant for failure to appear...