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Stories from Thursday, July 29, 2010

Mayor updates council on grant applications (07/29/10)
The Salem City Council met in regular session on Thursday, July 22. Mayor Gary Clayton gave the council an update on all of the current grant applications made by the city, including the sewer rehabilitation project discussed at June's meeting. "We submitted an application for $486,210 to do a sewer and manhole rehab program," said Clayton. ...
Remembering Paul Henley (07/29/10)
A Salem man was killed on Tuesday, July 20, in a one vehicle accident two miles west of Viola. 40-year-old Paul Henley was eastbound on Highway 62/412 about 7:50 p.m. when his Chrysler mini-van failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle traveled off the roadway into a ditch, overturning and ejecting Henley...
Chamber visits Vada Sheid Center (07/29/10)
The July meeting of the Salem Chamber of Commerce involved a road trip. On July 21, 12 Chamber members became some of the first citizens to tour the long awaited Vada Sheid Community Development Center at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home. The Sheid Center is named for northern Arkansas' legendary female legislator. ...
Memories of Thayer (07/29/10)
Clyda Herbold of Creative Memories created this wall of memories at the Thayer City Hall. The photos pictured feature an old time July 4th parade through downtown on the right and a photograph of Chestnut Street on the left. In the center is a drawing created by Rosie Freeman...
Local farmers spend time at Grazing School (07/29/10)
Niki de Soto Staff Writer Several Oregon County farmers found themselves back in a classroom last week, attending Grazing school. Grazing school is a 2-1/2 day course which teaches landowners basic information on developing a management intensive grazing system...
Mammoth Spring student wins UALR's Robot Race (07/29/10)
Shelby Paschal of Mammoth Spring and Jacob Spence of Morrilton won the robot race on Tuesday, June 29, at the Engineering Scholars Program Summer Camp at UALR's Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Science. The two were among the 21 high school scholars interested in pursuing engineering majors in college who are participating in the two-week residential camp EIT has offered for the last three years. ...
Out of patience and out of time (07/29/10)
The Hardy City Council is out of patience and a Sharp County woman is out of time. At its July 20 meeting, the council voted to authorize city government to tear down a privately owned building in a downtown neighborhood. Kay Roland began building a house at 108 East Third Street about four years ago. Neighbors and city officials are frustrated that the building has never been completed, the property is littered with construction material and is often overgrown...
Hospital tax possible on fall ballot (07/29/10)
A hospital, or at least a full-time emergency room, is recognized by many as one of Sharp County's most urgent needs. But the latest attempt to address the county's medical problem may be a hard pill for citizens to swallow. At the July 19 Ash Flat City Council meeting, Mayor Danny Traw informed council members of a proposal the Sharp County Hospital Foundation hopes to get on the fall ballot for citizen approval...
Viola athletes honored at banquet (07/29/10)
The following students were honored at the recently-held Viola basketball banquet: Junior high girls won the District Tournament. All Conference 1st team -- Kierstin Moore, Hannah DuVall; Honorable mention -- Karlee Dockins. Sr. High Basketball girls were: Arvest Tournament Champs, Williams's Baptist Champs, Final Four at Lyon College, Conference Runner-Up, District Runner-Up, Regional Runner-Up State Tournament; 1st Team All Conference -- Michaela Thompson, Leslie Barker...
Salem Mighty Mites to host "Beat the Heat" football camps (07/29/10)
The Salem Mighty Mite Association will be hosting its annual football camp Aug. 6 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Salem Greyhound Stadium. This camp is free for players in the 2nd through 6th grades. Campers will need to wear cleats, shorts, T-shirts and should bring anything they would like to drink. The association will have refreshments and there will be hot dogs after camp is over...
Cougar Classic ready for second year (07/29/10)
The second annual Cougar Classic High School Invitational Golf Tournament will be on Tuesday, Aug. 3 at Coopers Hawk Golf Course in Melbourne and conclude on Wednesday, Aug. 4 at The Course on Turkey Mountain in Horseshoe Bend. The tournament will be a 36-hole stroke play competition with awards given to the champions of the girls' and boys' divisions, along with medals for individual champions and runner-ups...
Seventh annual Chuck Dennis Memorial Tourney scheduled for Turkey Mountain (07/29/10)
The Horseshoe Bend Knights of Columbus will hold their seventh annual Chuck Dennis Memorial Golf Classic at Turkey Mountain Golf Course on Aug. 21. The four-person scramble will have a maximum of 36 teams. Entry fee is $45 per person or $180 per team...
Death Notices for the week of July 29, 2010 (07/29/10)
Clinton "Johnny" Johns, 80, of Cave City, Ark., died July 18, 2010 at Cave City. Arrangements by the Qualls Funeral Home. Glenn Henry (Sonny) Reinmuth, 68, of Rover, Mo., died Sunday, July 18, 2010 at his home. Arrangements under direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home...
Taylor Isaac Mendenhall (07/29/10)
Ryan and Ashlie Mendenhall, Alton, are the parents of a baby boy, Taylor Isaac, born at 2:43 p.m. July 10, 2010 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Tonya Ray, Glen Cavitt, and Denny and Jennifer Mendenhall, all of Alton...
Brady Parker Stover (07/29/10)
Terry and Amy Stover, Bakersfield, are the parents of a baby boy, Brady Parker, born at 8:03 p.m. July 9, 2010 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 22 inches long. His siblings are Avery, 8; Riley, 3; and Corbin, 2...
Karsyn Brylee Willbanks (07/29/10)
Brian and Regina Willbanks, Koshkonong, are the parents of a baby girl, Karsyn Brylee, born at 7:55 a.m. July 7, 2010 at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 4 pounds, 13-1/2 ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Blake, 6...
Lathon Kyler Herron (07/29/10)
Christal Herron of Salem, Ark., and Justin Brown of Camp, Ark., announce the birth of their son, Lathon Kyler Herron. Lathon was born  May 26, 2010 at 12:53 p.m., at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long...
Hudson Cole Sharp (07/29/10)
Scott and Elizabeth Sharp of Hardy, Ark., announce the birth of their son, Hudson Cole Sharp. He was born June 29, 2010, at 2:32 p.m. at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Henry and Ruth Jewell of Thayer, Mo...
Anderson -- Burnside (07/29/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Anderson of Salem, Ark., would like to announce the marriage of their daughter, Hannah Grace, to Mr. John William Burnside. The couple exchanged their vows on July 10, 2010 at the Bible Baptist Fellowship in Reynolds, Ind. After a honeymoon trip to Glacier National Park, the couple will be making their home in Jackson, Wyo. John is the Administrator of Jackson Hole Christian Academy, and Hannah will be teaching there...
Grissoms united in marriage (07/29/10)
Kevin Grissom and Cathy Cline were united in marriage July 1. A private ceremony was held at the bride's parents home in Jonesboro, Ark. Kevin is a teacher at Highland Middle School. Cathy is employed by Liberty Bank. Their home will be in Ash Flat, Ark...
Arkansas State Police (07/29/10)
On July 14, Wayne Koonce, 69, of Horseshoe Bend was traveling west on Highway 56 when he failed to negotiate a curve, losing control of his 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 and running off the side off the road, striking a culvert and coming to rest in the west bound lane facing east. Koonce was taken to Calico Rock Medical Center with moderate injuries. Koonce was charged with DWI, reckless driving and no seat belt. The investigating officer was Trooper Brandon J. Cook #279...
Fulton County Sex Offender Updates (07/29/10)
A Fulton County registered sex offender has moved to a new address in the county. Christopher Patrick Baker has informed the Sheriff's Department that his new address is 529 Timber Creek Trail. A Department of Corrections evaluation determined that Baker is a Level 3 offender, meaning he is considered a risk to reoffend. Baker was convicted of sexual assault involving a minor...
Salem Police Department (07/29/10)
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 Department (07/29/10)
Daniel Dwight, 21, of Calico Rock was arrested July 17 for disorderly conduct and leaving the scene of an accident. Dwight was released from the Fulton County Jail on July 19 after posting a $545 bond. Charles Bullock, 39, of Mammoth Spring was arrested July 14 for back child support. Bullock was released from the Fulton County Jail on July 21 on Judge's Order...
Missouri Highway Patrol (07/29/10)
Jeremy S. Mitchener, 17, of Alton was not wearing a seatbelt when he suffered minor injuries in a crash July 13 on U. S. Highway 160, just six miles east of Alton. Mitchener lost control of his eastbound 2004 Ford 150 pick up, ran off the road and overturned. He was taken to Ozarks Medical Center, where he was treated and released. Cpl. J. C. Howell was the investigating officer...
Oregon County Sheriff's Department (07/29/10)
Thad M. Nuelle, 18, of Higginsville, Mo., was arrested July 17 for possession of a glass container in a prohibited zone. Nuelle was given a summons and has a court date of Aug. 18. Seth Michael Boddie, 22, of Branson was transported to the Department of Corrections on July 20 for a probation violation from original charges of knowingly burning or exploding and tampering with a motor vehicle...
Thayer Police Department (07/29/10)
Timothy I. Kendrick, 51, of Cherokee Village was cited July 13 for exceeding the posted speed. Philip M. Shine, 43, of Dallas, Texas, was cited July 13 for exceeding the posted speed. Justin J. Carter, 20, of Thayer was cited July 14 for failure to stop at a stop sign...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (07/29/10)
Chase A. Hussung, 18, of Hardy was ordered by the court July 2 to spend weekends in jail. Jeanie L. Biby, 29, of Hardy was ordered to jail July 2 by court. Carrie L. Meiburger, 22, of Evening Shade was arrested July 2 on a bench warrant for three counts of delivery of a controlled substance-marijuana...