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Stories from Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Woman's body found in fire, husband charged (08/04/10)
An Izard County resident has been arrested in connection with a house fire which may have killed his wife. 74-year-old Donald Dickey was arrested on Wednesday, July 28, and charged with arson. Earlier in the day, investigators recovered human remains as they sifted through the burned out house where 67-year-old Mary Dickey lived...
It's Fair Time in Fulton County (08/04/10)
The 2010 Fulton County Fair is all about "Family, Friends and Fun." This year, the fair has expanded to six days, beginning on Monday, Aug. 9 and continuing through Saturday, Aug. 14. The fair will open on Monday with judging of the Creative Arts exhibits and a Beauty Pageant and Talent Contest on Monday night. A new Young Miss and Miss Fulton County will be crowned at 7 p.m. in the Theater Building with the Talent Contest immediately following...
117th Old Soldier's Reunion scheduled at MS Park (08/04/10)
The 117th Old Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Air Force Reunion will be held at the Mammoth Spring State Park Aug. 9-14. The Mammoth Spring VFW Post 7831 and the Ladies Auxillary annually sponsor this event. This year, the Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor a youth and adult talent show. On Monday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. the youth talent show will be held for youth ages infant to 12 years old. Tuesday, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. will be the adult talent show for ages 13 and older...
Alton man charged in shooting death of brother (08/04/10)
The Oregon County Sheriff's Office, working with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Alton City Police Department conducted an investigation over the weekend into the shooting death of Robert Hardwick, 43, of Alton. Hardwick was found shot to death in a remote location off Oregon County Road 201...
First Time Beauty Contestant wins Miss Sharp County (08/04/10)
Tammy Curtis Staff Writer A new Miss Sharp County was crowned July 27 at the Sharp County Fair. Brooke Messer, a first time beauty pageant contestant, walked away with the prestigious title. Messer, 18, is a 2010 graduate of Highland High School who lives in Hardy. She is no stranger to competitions, although she has never competed in beauty pageants...
Two arrested in separate drug busts (08/04/10)
Tammy Curtis Staff Writer Two Sharp County men were arrested July 20 in separate incidents by the Sharp County Sheriff's Department for drug charges. According to an affidavit obtained from the Sharp County Sheriff's Department, a joint task force of Sharp County Sheriff's investigators and Drug Task Force Agents with the Third Judicial District went to the home of Elmer James at 131 Backbone Road in Sharp County...
Salem quarterback competes in national compeition (08/04/10)
Salem's Dillon Turner recently competed in the National Underclassman Football Combine in Little Rock. This event allows some of the best in the state to compete against each other in their position. Turner's ability as a quarterback impressed fellow competitors, coaches and recruits...
Mighty Mite cheerleader camp set at Greyhound Stadium (08/04/10)
For those in grades third through sixth who want to be a Salem Greyhound Mighty Mite cheerleader, there will be a cheerleading camp Aug. 6 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Greyhound Stadium on the Salem High School campus. Anyone interested should come by or call Dayna Traw at 371-1320 for more information...
Show-Me Modifieds hot at WPMS (08/04/10)
The racing surface at the West Plains Speedway was ready for hot laps July 31 at 6:30 p.m., but Mother Nature saw it differently. A flash shower blew through and racing was delayed until 10 p.m. on the final night of the 18th annual Show-Me Modified Championship...
Indian Hills Bowl ready for team sweeper (08/04/10)
A five-game scratch team sweeper is slated Sept. 25 at Indian Hills Bowl in Ash Flat. Start time is 11a.m, with a 10:30 a.m. check-in time. No checks will be accepted for this event. Team entry fee is $200 per four-man team. Lineage: $50; expenses: $10; prize fund: $140...
Big Bass Bash set for Lake of the Ozarks (08/04/10)
It's called the premiere amateur bass fishing tournament. The 2010 Lake of the Ozarks Big Bass Bash, is scheduled for Oct. 2 and 3. Over 160 guaranteed prizes will be paid out, totaling more than $160,000 in cash, including $50,000 to the heaviest bass of the weekend...
NEA duck hunters may access public areas to repair blinds (08/04/10)
Waterfowl hunters who make use of public duck blinds on several northeast Arkansas public hunting areas will soon get their chance to perform maintenance work on these public blinds. Sportsmen may access Big Lake, St. Francis Sunken Lands and Dave Donaldson Black River WMAs from Aug. 6 through Aug. 22, to maintain public duck blinds, waterfowl hunting holes and boat lanes...
Death Notices for the week of Aug. 5, 2010 (08/04/10)
Erin Michel Barnett, 31, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 24, 2010, at Cherokee Village. Arrangements by the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland. Leota Pearl Snowden, 89, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died on July 28, 2010, at Ash Flat, Ark. Arrangements by Barker Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel in Ash Flat...
Ella Marie Lamis (08/04/10)
Gage Lamis and Crystal Burgdoff of Thayer, are the parents of a baby girl, Ella Marie Lamis, born at 8:52 a.m. July 20, 2010 at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 8 pounds, 10-1/2 ounces and was 21-inches long. Grandparents are Cherri Robertson, John McGinnis, Dawn Burgdoff and Roger Burgdoff, all of Thayer...
Arthur Wendell Luster (08/04/10)
Mike and Rachel Luster of Couch, Mo., announce the birth of a son, Arthur Wendell Luster, born July 6, 2010 at St. Bernard's Hospital Birthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. His siblings are Owen, 2, and Lila, 23. Grandparents are Mary Giles of Pyatt, Ark., and Ginger and Norm Dugvette of  Pine Bluff, Ark...
Landon Ryan Mullins (08/04/10)
Lindsey Carroll and Nathan Mullins of Cherokee Village, Ark., announce the birth of their son, Landon Ryan Mullins on May 31, 2010 at Baxter Regional Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18 inches long. His maternal grandparents are Becky and Billy Smith...
Aydyn Brailla Leija (08/04/10)
Benny and Chelsea Leija are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Aydyn Brailla. She weighed 8 pounds and was born July 29, 2010 in Batesville, Ark. Grandparents are Trina Womble and Tammy Westmoreland. Great-grandparents are Paul and Kathy Bauer all of Cherokee Village...
Ryleigh Jo Davis (08/04/10)
Michael and Britney Davis of Thayer, Mo., announce the birth of their daughter, Ryleigh Jo Davis. She was born June 10, 2010, at St. Bernard's Hospital Birthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces. Grandparents are Freeman and Stephanie Davis of Mammoth Spring, and Michelle Jacobs of Paragould...
Dasia Celest Sponer (08/04/10)
Paul and Kathy Bauer of Cherokee Village are proud to announce the birth of a great-great-granddaughter, Dasia Celest, who was born July 3, 2010. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and is the daughter of Jackie Sponer of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Grandparents are Jan and Win Crenshaw also of Fort Lauderdale...
Courtney - Pate (08/04/10)
Kyle, Autumn and June Pate announce the marriage of their parents, Andrea Courtney to Seth Page June 19, 2010, at Riding on Faith Cowboy Church in Salem, Ark. Pastor Stuart Jones officiated.
Cain -- Thielen (08/04/10)
Amanda Sara Cain and Terrence N. Thielen were united in marriage on Saturday, May 29, 2010, at 5:30 in the afternoon in a garden wedding in Fayetteville, Ark. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Cain of Oxford, Ark. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Thielen of Fayetteville...
Phelps - Paul (08/04/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Lynn Phelps announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Cheryl Ann Phelps to Scott Milton Paul, son of Tom Paul and Mrs. Meredith Jean Paul. The ceremony will take place Saturday, Aug. , at 7 p.m., at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Wrenfrow - Beck (08/04/10)
John and Sharon Wrenfrow announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Wrenfrow, to Christopher Michael Beck, son of Carol and Randy Beck and Bobby Severson. Friends and family are invited to attend a reception held in honor of their marriage at the Mammoth Spring Multi Purpose Building at 4 p.m. on Aug. 14, following their private wedding ceremony...
Wilsons to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (08/04/10)
Gary and Dixie Nelson of Salem, Ark., will be holding an open house to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Friends are invited to stop by for cake, punch and conversation on Sunday, Aug. 8 at the Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church at 600 Church Street from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. "Your good wishes are their gift," a spokesperson said...
Izard County Sheriff's Department (08/04/10)
James Edward Burton, Jr., 41, of the Zion community was arrested July 26 and charged with three counts of domestic battering third degree and child endangerment. Burton, according to the reports, and his wife argued and the argument became physical, involving the wife and the wife's sister. ...
Salem Police Department (08/04/10)
Johnny Cash, 36, of Mammoth Spring was arrested July 26 on three warrants. Cash was released from the Fulton County Jail on Judge's Order on July 28. Darrin Griswold, 40, of Ash Flat was arrested July 30 on two warrants out of Salem plus warrants out of Sharp County and Cherokee Village. Griswold was released July 31 on an Own Recognizance Bond and transferred to Sharp County on their charges...
Fulton County Sheriff's Department (08/04/10)
J.D. Comstock, 25, of Viola was arrested July 15 for theft of property and residential burglary. Comstock was transferred from the Fulton County Jail to the Department of Corrections on July 27. Mark Manes, 53, of Salem was arrested July 16 for possession of a controlled substance (3 counts), manufacture of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Manes was transferred from the Fulton County Jail to the Department of Corrections on July 27...
Thayer Police Department (08/04/10)
Joseph Ray Sacra, 30, of Thayer was arrested July 27 for driving on a suspended license, no insurance and failure to register. Sacra was released from the Thayer City Jail after posting a $325 bond. Paula McCain, 39, of Koshkonong was arrested July 28 on a parole violation. McCain is being held in the Thayer City Jail without bond...
Missouri Highway Patrol (08/04/10)
On July 26, a 2008 Ford Fusion driven by Amy J. Borreson, 27, of Thayer was headed westbound on Highway 142 four miles east of Thayer when Borreson allegedly fell asleep at the wheel. The vehicle drove off the left side of the roadway, striking several trees. Borreson was transported to Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains with moderate injuries. The investigating officer was Sgt. R. T. Rees...
Cherokee Village Police Department (08/04/10)
Jonathan McDonald, 17, of Cherokee Village was cited June 3 for careless and inattentive driving. Timothy Lindsey, 31 of Rector was cited June 5 for no seat belt. Flora Johnson, 46, of Cherokee Village on June 5 was taken into emergency custody and cited for carrying a weapon...