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Stories from Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Area to participate in National Prescription Takeback (09/14/10)
It is no secret that one of the largest issues facing citizens of our area is the ever increasing abuse of prescription drugs and crimes that are related to either obtaining these drugs or selling them. For the first time, various locations in Missouri and Arkansas will take part in National Prescription Takeback Day...
Faces & Places - Don't be a Square - Dance! (09/14/10)
by Niki de Soto Staff Writer In squares of eight across the country, Americans of all ages are linking arms, sashaying and do-si-do-ing themselves to happier, healthier and longer lives. In Alton, all are welcome to come and experience the fun and excitement of square dancing with fellow Missourians (and a few Arkansans) at the Alton Schools Multi-Purpose Building on Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m...
Myrtle's Yester-Daze chocked full of family fun (09/14/10)
"Huntin' for Myrtle Yester-Daze" is the theme of this year's festival in Myrtle, Mo., which is loaded with fun activities for the whole family from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25. Events start with the flag raising at 7 a.m., followed by the pancake and sausage fundraiser at the Myrtle Fire Department from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m...
Weekend shooting over drugs sends two to hospital (09/14/10)
Tammy Curtis Staff Writer A shooting incident at a Sharp County deer camp left two men injured, one seriously, after an argument Sept. 11. According to an affidavit provided by the Sharp County Sheriff's office, Kevin Lee Dancer, 30, of Bono was charged with first degree battery, a Class B Felony following an argument that led to the shooting...
Manhunt ends with arrest (09/14/10)
Richard Irby Staff Writer A 19-year-old Salem man, Thomas Junior Smith, was arrested in the early morning hours of Friday, Sept. 10, following a manhunt, which lasted more than 24 hours. Smith was first apprehended by Trooper Buck Foley on Wednesday, Sept. 8, after Izard County filed a Probation Revocation warrant...
Area police departments busy with drug arrests (09/14/10)
September ushered in a big start to the month for law enforcement in Sharp and Lawrence counties. Seven Sharp County residents were arrested in separate incidences for drug and alcohol offenses from Sept. 2-4 by officials from the Sharp County Sheriff's Department, Third Judicial Drug Task Force, Arkansas State Police and Ravenden Police Department...
Drug court becoming a reality (09/14/10)
It took years of planning but, thanks to two area legislators who fought for funding, a drug court to serve Izard and Fulton counties is finally becoming reality. In August, defense attorneys began seeking approval for clients facing felony drug charges to be accepted into the drug court program...
Bounce-back good for Cats, bad for Bears (09/14/10)
Wow. Talk about a turnaround. With the early-evening sun still delivering unrelenting waves of heat, the Willow Spring Bears came into Louis Bozman Stadium at Thayer to face the Bobcats under the Friday night lights Sept. 10. The Bears were stocked full of confidence after starting the season 2-0, while the Cats surely still had to be hurting after getting beaten by Liberty the previous week...
Round one belongs to Rebels (09/14/10)
It was a beautiful night to open a season and start a new rivalry. There was a chill in the air at the brand new stadium as everyone got a look at the new travelling trophy that would be awarded to the night's winner. The fans were treated to some offensive fireworks as more than 20 plays gained 10 yards or better...
Just like old times (09/14/10)
One of Highland's old 3A foes, the Corning Bobcats, are still tall and large, but they are not the playoff team they were a few years ago and the quicker Rebel team was able to run past the Bobcats on their way to a 55-7 non-conference victory on Sept. 10 at Highland...
FCH Foundation to host golf scramble (09/14/10)
The Fulton County Hospital Foundation is hosting a three-man scramble golf tournament on Oct. 9 at Turkey Mountain Golf Course in Horseshoe Bend. The Fulton County Hospital Foundation is a recognized not for profit organization whose goal is to provide such community services as financial assistance to uninsured patients at Fulton County Hospital, purchase equipment for the hospital and provide scholarships to area students entering the medical field...
Here come the Legends! (09/14/10)
The waiting is over. Once again, the Legends of the LPGA are ascending upon the The Golf Course at Turkey Mountain for an incredible event to benefit the Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation. The fun starts Sept. 18. This event will feature a golf clinic for kids, as taught by Legends Tour golfers and will also feature the Pro-Am that will showcase some of the greatest names in the history of the LPGA...
New toll-free number a must for deer hunters (09/14/10)
Deer hunters will want to keep one number handy as they head into the woods this fall. It's a number required for taking a buck or a doe. The toll-free number is different from last year's. The number is 866-305-0808. Call it from anywhere when you are ready to check your deer...
Death Notices for the week of Sept. 16, 2010 (09/14/10)
Kenneth Brown, 73, of Mountain View, Ark., formerly of Evening Shade, Ark., died Sept. 5, 2010, in Batesville, Ark. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home. John Alford Boyles, 61, of Thayer, Mo., died Sept. 3, 2010, at his home in Thayer. Arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home in Thayer...
Makenzi Dawn Bowers (09/14/10)
Gary Bowers and Felicia Fuller, Thayer, Mo., are the parents of a baby girl, Makenzi Dawn Bowers, born at 4:42 p.m. Aug. 30, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18-1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Larry and Marci Fuller and Jim and Penny Gibson, all of Thayer...
Zander Lee Bradwell (09/14/10)
Lonnie Bradwell and Leah Jones, Couch, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Zander Lee Bradwell, born at 1:44 a.m. Sept. 9, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West  Plains, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 1-1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Larry and Sherri Cross and Kevin and Brenda Chapman, all of Alton...
Makayla Abagail Bettis (09/14/10)
Kevin and Tomi Bettis of Thayer, Mo., announce the birth of a daughter, Makayla Abagail Bettis on Aug. 31, 2010, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 6 pounds, 15.7 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are John and  Mollie Cooper of Salem, Ark., Lynn and Barbara Bettis of Marshall, Mo. and Tommy and Aundra Harvey of Thayer, Mo...
Hudson -- Shrable (09/14/10)
The parents of Micheal Wayne Shrable and Ashley Jordan Hudson would like to announce their upcoming wedding on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at 6:30 p.m. at the Boy Scout Campground in Viola, Ark. Micheal is the son of Danny and Ellen Shrable, grandson of Lizzie Rhine and the late Jack Rhine and the late Buell and Lorene Shrable...
Risner celebrates 90th birthday (09/14/10)
A card shower is planned for Minnie Risner, wife of the late Henry Risner, for her 90th birthday on Sept. 24. She would be so pleased to receive well wishes from old friends and family. Please send cards and letters to Minnie Risner, 600 16th Street, Belle Plaine, Iowa 52208...
100th birthday celebration for Reynolds (09/14/10)
On Sept. 5, Ada Lee Reynolds, celebrated her 100th birthday at Table Rock Healthcare in Kimberling City, Mo., with her son David, his wife Ruthann, and her granddaughter Traci of New York. Ada was a long time resident of Myrtle and Thayer, Mo., and the wife of now deceased Lehman Reynolds, local farmer and auctioneer...
Hoyts to celebrate 50th anniversary (09/14/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Garry Hoyt of Paducah, Ky., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 19, at the Broadway Church of Christ in Paducah. All friends and relatives are invited. The couple requests no gifts. Mr. Hoyt and the former Barbara Deaton were married Sept. 17, 1960, at Thayer Church of Christ in Thayer, Mo., by Brother Lonnie Smith. Their attendants were Eddie Honeycutt and Ruth Hoyt Stevens...
Cherokee Village Police Report (09/14/10)
Kenneth Dykes, 39, of Cherokee Village was cited Aug. 26 for speeding. Brittany Dunkel, 23, of Salem was cited Aug. 27 for fraudulent Use of Credit/Debit Card. Billy Young. 46, of Cherokee Village was arrested Aug. 29 for DWI. Randy Sneed Jr, 27, of Cherokee Village was cited Aug. 31 for speeding...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (09/14/10)
Additional Izard County charges have been filed on a pair of young males who have been on a thieving spree in Izard and Sharp counties. The most recent charges involve the theft of property from a residence in Melbourne. Chase A. Hussung, 18, of Hardy and Joshua Spangler, 17, who currently has an Ash Flat address and previously lived in Melbourne, have been charged as adults with residential burglary and theft of property, both class "B" felonies. ...
Salem Police Department (09/14/10)
James Beard, 22, of Camp was arrested on Sept. 10 for DWI (#3), driving on a suspended license, no seat belt and defective equipment. Beard was transported to the Izard County Detention Facility and was released on Sept. 11 after posting a $2,635 bond...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (09/14/10)
Jeff Bennett, 46, of Hardy was arrested Aug. 31 for domestic battery. Bennett was released on Sept. 7 after posting a $5,000 bond. William Irvin, 58, of Paragould was arrested Sept. 4 for DWI (drugs). Irvin was released on Sept. 6 on a $2,235 bond. George Brewer, 39, of Cord was arrested Sept. 5 for public intoxication, resisting arrest and no seat belt. Brewer is also facing additional felony drug charges. He was released on Sept. 9 after posting a $25,985 bond...