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Stories from Friday, November 19, 2010

Oldenberg wins first round of appeal (11/19/10)
NCARED launches new effort to create jobs (11/19/10)
An organization dedicated to bringing new jobs to Fulton County and surrounding counties has given itself a job review, and it is not pleased with its performance. For decades, individual cities and counties in the Ozarks have readied sites for new industry and offered incentives to try to bring new jobs to the area, but progress has been slow...
Audit finds Sheriff mishandled funds (11/19/10)
A special prosecutor has been appointed to investigate Izard County Sheriff's Department banking practices. A state audit concluded that Sheriff Tate Lawrence has illegally maintained three bank accounts outside the authority of the county treasurer...
Mammoth Spring H.S. celebrates 50 years of Homecoming (11/19/10)
There is big excitement at Mammoth Spring High School as it prepares to celebrate its 50th Homecoming. "Through The Years" festivities will begin Friday, Nov. 19, at 5:30 p.m. in the gym with the introduction of all Mammoth Spring basketball players and cheerleaders...
Council gets update on Waste Water Treatment Plant (11/19/10)
The Thayer City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, Nov. 9, and began the meeting with an update on the The $4,250,000 Waste Water Treatment Plant project from Charles Ray, the project engineer, from Missouri Engineering in Rolla. Ray began by discussing the timetable for completing the project, which was begun in February to replace the outdated plant. ...
Remains located in National Forest may be Alton woman (11/19/10)
Unidentified human remains were discovered Saturday, Nov. 6, in the Mark Twain National Forest in Oregon County. The Oregon County Sheriff's office said they could be those of Debra Jeanette Walton, 36, who was reported missing by her father on Oct. 7...
Come and explore the Irish Wilderness in Oregon County (11/19/10)
Located in the heart of the Mark Twain National Forest is an area of over 16,000 acres called the Irish Wilderness, so called to this day for the group of Irish immigrants who called it home and who vanished from the area following the Civil War. In the mid 1800s, a Catholic priest, Father John Hogan of St. ...
Honoring those who serve (11/19/10)
A large crowd of residents from Sharp County and the surrounding area, including veterans with service ranging from World War II to the Gulf War, gathered on Thursday, Nov. 11, to celebrate Veterans Day at the American Veterans Memorial in Ash Flat...
Heating safety top priority as winter sets in (11/19/10)
Fulton County Fire Departments along with the Fulton County Office of Emergency Management want to keep you safe and warm this winter. As the temperature outside drops, Fulton County families take to the indoors to keep cozy and warm. What they may not realize is, turning up the heat can increase the risk of home heating fires...
Highland Mayor addresses rumors (11/19/10)
The Highland City Council met in regular monthly session, Nov. 9, with a busy agenda. Besides normal reports, there was quite a bit of new business, along with a session with the city's new fire chief. Highland Mayor Jerome Norwood also addressed council regarding a letter sent to registered voters in the city from mayoral candidate Clyde Fisher, that contained numerous items the mayor said were untrue...
All-SCA squads announced (11/19/10)
Thayer's Bryan Tate was recently named the South Central Association (SCA) Lineman of the Year for his outstanding play on the gridiron this past football season. Tate also earned first team All-Conference honors as an offensive lineman. Joining Tate as an All-Conference lineman was Cody Ollar. Cameron Carey, who racked up almost 2,000 rushing yards on the season, was also named to the All-Conference first team...
Bulldogs the real deal (11/19/10)
After a couple of down years, only five Rebels made it to their senior season. Will Edmondson, Colt Johnson, Lucas Gibson, Jake Horton and Scott Gatewood were rewarded for their persistence with a winning season, 6-4, and a berth in the 4A playoffs...
Make your camp firewise (11/19/10)
With the fire danger still unusually high for fall 2010, hunters and campers are asked to follow a few easy precautions to protect lives, property and our precious forests. Getting to camp Wildfires can start when fine, dry fuel, such a grass, comes in contact with catalytic converters. Think twice before driving into and across a grassy field...
Toll free number vital to hunters (11/19/10)
A new number is impacting the lives of Arkansas deer and turkey hunters. They will get to know it -- at least the ones who are successful in taking a buck or a doe. The number is 1-866-305-0808 and a live voice answers. Yes, it is toll-free. Call it from anywhere when you are ready to check your deer. That is the current system of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, replacing the check stations that were used for decades...
Death Notices for the week of Nov. 18, 2010 (11/19/10)
Mike Woodle, 49, of Highland, Ark., died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010. Arrangements by the Roller-Daniel Funeral Home of Searcy, Ark. Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com Bertha Qualls, 90, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Nov. 7, 2010, at Little Rock, Ark. Arrangements by the Qualls Funeral Home...
Silers to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (11/19/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Jelbert F. Siler of Mammoth Spring, Ark., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 27. A reception will be held from 2-4 p.m. at Camp Hosanna, located 1.5 miles south on Highway 63, near Cold Springs Curve. All friends and relatives are invited to attend...
Hannons to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary (11/19/10)
Floyd and Ileen Hannon, Cherokee Village, will celebrate their 70th Wedding Anniversary on Nov. 28, 2010. They were married at Floyd's grandparents' home in Wichita, Kan., on Thanksgiving Day, 1940. They resided in Wichita until Floyd retired as chief of police in 1976. At that time, they relocated to Cherokee Village where they have enjoyed many years of retirement...