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Stories from Monday, November 29, 2010

Salem and Calico Rock Schools recognized as Best of the Best (11/29/10)
Salem and Calico Rock schools were called to the stage on Tuesday, Nov. 16, when National Blue Ribbon School awards were handed out in Washington D.C., recognizing the best schools in the United States. "To have two schools in our local co-op recognized as the best of the best, was pretty amazing," said Salem Elementary Principal, Corey Johnson...
Izard County Deputy struck by motorist (11/29/10)
Acy Beebe, 24, of Calico Rock, an Izard County Deputy, was treated and released from Baxter Regional Medical Center Friday after being hit by a car while at the scene of a deer and car accident in Melbourne. The driver of the vehicle that hit Beebe, David Hallowell, 65, of Sage was charged by Arkansas State Trooper Brandon J. ...
Izard Quorum Court spars with spectators (11/29/10)
The November elections are over but, in Washington, Democrats and Republicans are still arguing over the direction Congress will take in 2011. In Izard County, a group of citizens from Izard, Fulton and Sharp Counties, continue to pressure Quorum Court members to take a more conservative approach...
County passes 2011 budget (11/29/10)
The Fulton County Quorum Court met in regular session on Monday, Nov. 8 and the new county jail was the big topic of the evening, followed by the passing of the 2011 county budget and county taxes. "As you know, we received our award letter last month for a $1.7 million USDA loan and a $300,000 grant for the jail project," said Fulton County Judge Charles Willett. ...
Counties named Natural Disaster areas (11/29/10)
The U. S. Department of Agriculture designated 28 Missouri counties as primary agricultural natural disaster areas, making certain farmers and other agricultural producers in the counties eligible for low-interest emergency loans from USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA), in addition to other disaster programs...
Ladder truck gets new home in Ash Flat (11/29/10)
Among the main topics of discussion at the regular monthly session of the Ash Flat City Council, Nov. 15, included Fire Chief Stacy Horton asking the mayor for permission to bid on a ladder truck for the fire department, at a greatly reduced cost. Following roll call and the Pledge of Allegiance, council approved the minutes of the Oct. 18 meeting and moved forward to consider reports from both planning and zoning and the Sharp County Regional Airport Association...
Council discusses the future of Cherokee Village (11/29/10)
It began in 1954 as one of the nation's first recreation and retirement communities. Developer John Cooper's vision has grown into a wooded city of 4,800 residents who receive government services, recreational facilities, and are served by churches, clubs and organizations...
Mountain View slips past Pirates (11/29/10)
Just when it looked like Calico Rock had found an answer to Mountain View's scrambling defense, the Yellowjackets churned out an 8-2 run in the fourth period to hold the Pirates at bay. Pushed into a deep hole in the first two periods of play, Calico Rock made a hard charge at Class 3A Mountain View in the second half of play, but still fell 52-34 Nov. 17 at the Highland Classic...
Katz fall at Highland Classic (11/29/10)
Highland had a successful opening to its 2010 basketball season, going two-for-two with a sweep of Melbourne Nov. 15 at the second annual Highland Classic at the A.L. Hutson Memorial Activity Center. The Lady Rebels got things going by pushing past the Lady Bearkatz 50-38, while the Rebels closed things out with a 37-22 victory over the visiting Bearkatz...
Bears have happy homecoming (11/29/10)
"Through the Years" was the theme of the 2010-2011 Homecoming ceremonies at the Mammoth Spring Gymnasium, Nov. 19. The festivities included remembering Homecoming queens and their courts from 1960-1961 through this year, along with the crowning of Jessy Jo Vest as the 2010-2011 Homecoming Queen...
Mammoth Spring juniors top Salem (11/29/10)
The Mammoth Spring junior Lady Bears got 13 points from Alex Taylor and 11 from Caitlin Vanginhoven in a 46-24 victory over the visiting Salem junior Lady Greyhounds Nov. 18. The junior Bears topped the junior Greyhounds 46-40 later in the evening. Cody Green tossed in 12 points for Mammoth Spring, while Joby Busch added nine...
Highland hoopsters rack up pair of wins (11/29/10)
Highland had a successful opening to its 2010 basketball season, going two-for-two with a sweep of Melbourne Nov. 15 at the second annual Highland Classic at the A.L. Hutson Memorial Activity Center. The Lady Rebels got things going by pushing past the Lady Bearkatz 50-38, while the Rebels closed things out with a 37-22 victory over the visiting Bearkatz...
Hunters, Keep Your Distance (11/29/10)
There is an invisible but legal and required no-hunting safety zone around every occupied house in Arkansas. It's for anyone other than the occupants and their families. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission regulations specify that no one can hunt with firearms within 150 yards of a residence. There is an exception. With written permission, a hunter can be closer than that...
Death Notices Week of Nov. 25, 2010 (11/29/10)
Imogene Marie Burns, 73, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Nov. 21, 2010, at her home in Mammoth Spring. Arrangements by the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. Wanda M. Shands, 80, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Nov. 17, 2010, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab. Arrangements by the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Ark...
Adam Joseph (11/29/10)
Ashley Frillman, of Thayer, Mo., is the mother of a baby boy, Adam Joseph, born at 7:16 a.m. Nov. 12, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 11-1/2 ounces. His siblings are Destinee, 7; Jonathan, 3; and Noah, 1. Grandparents are Robin Kenner of Thayer, and the late Ty Kenner...
Tobias Kameron Ozawa (11/29/10)
Nicole Ozawa, Thayer, Mo., is the mother of a baby boy, Tobias Kameron Ozawa, born at 9:36 p.m. Nov. 11, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparent is Sandy Brewer, Thayer.
Hailie Jolene Bell (11/29/10)
Christopher and Amanda Bell, West Plains, are the parents of a baby girl, Hailie Jolene, born at 3:23 a.m. Nov. 11, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Randy and LaDonna Caraway of West Plains and Robert and Mona Mattes, Lanton, Mo...
Reece Brielle Verplancke (11/29/10)
Nathan and Mandy Verplancke, West Plains, Mo., are the parents of a baby girl, Reece Brielle, born at 5:38 p.m. Nov. 10, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Doug and Rhonda Martin, West Plains and Greg and Carolyn Verplancke, of Mountain Home, Ark...
Chloe Jo Barner (11/29/10)
Matthew and Stephanie Barner, West Plains, Mo., are the parents of a baby girl, Chloe Jo, born at 9:50 p.m. Nov. 9, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds, 6-1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her sibling is Ellie, 1...
Harmoney Marie Moore (11/29/10)
Joseph Moore and Eurainna Walling, of Thayer, Mo., are the parents of a baby girl, Harmoney Marie Moore, born at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long. Her sibling is Remedy...
Madison Grace West (11/29/10)
Lucas and Melissa West, West Plains, Mo., are the parents of a baby girl, Madison Grace, born at 7:37 a.m. Nov. 5, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Paige, 1...
Isabella Dawn Winterfeld (11/29/10)
Donavan and Crystal Winterfeld, Alton, Mo., are the parents of a baby girl, Isabella Dawn, born at 5:57 p.m. Nov. 4, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 6 pounds, 1/2 ounce and was 18-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Wayne and Barbara Deckard and John and Carol Nuwer, Alton, Mo...
Evangeline Shea Bowman (11/29/10)
Eric and Andrea (Hatman) Bowman of Lewisville, Texas, are the parents of a baby girl, Evangeline Shea, born at 7:28 p.m., on Nov. 9, 2010, at Texas Medical Center, Flower Mound, Texas. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Gene and Pat Hatman of Thayer, Mo., and Gary and Alice Bowman of Fort Worth, Texas...
Marines mark 235th Anniversary (11/29/10)
Congratulations United States Marine Corps on celebrating its 235th birthday, on Nov 10. The Lakeview Restaurant in Cherokee Village, was the site where local Marines and other service vets came together to celebrate the occasion. Chris Whelan planned the event this year, which, hopefully, will become an annual celebration and will grow in size. ...
Kunkels celebrate 50th anniversary (11/29/10)
Billy Dean Kunkel and Geraldine Ables were united in marriage on Nov. 26, 1960 in Batesville, Ark. Geraldine is the daughter of the late Will and Marie Ables. Billy Dean is the son of the late Roscoe and Susie Kunkel all of Evening Shade. To this 50-year marriage were born four children, Wanda Girtman of Cave City, Linda Landers of Ash Flat, Betty Kolb of Harrison and Charles Kunkel of Poughkeepsie. They are also the proud grandparents of 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren...