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Stories from Tuesday, December 14, 2010

National agencies take control of over 100 horses at Kankey farm (12/14/10)
"We are excited. The horses are in better shape and we are making progress toward a positive outcome," said Desiree Bender, the Director of the Humane Society's Regional Office in Little Rock. The Humane Society and the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) have taken drastic action over the past week to save more than 100 hungry, diseased and neglected horses on a Viola farm...
Jury rules in favor of Sharp County (12/14/10)
County not responsible for medical bills incurred by James Naldo Arnold in 2007
Cherokee Village man to turn 100 (12/14/10)
A century of life is a milestone few reach, but for Cherokee Village resident Daryl Mayenschein, the day is quickly approaching and he is excited about the upcoming celebration. His eyes have undoubtedly witnessed history most will only read of on the pages of a book...
Senior Center raises $2,500 (12/14/10)
A successful combination fish fry, auction and musical show Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Thayer Fun and Friends Senior Center is another example of the community's generous support, center director Sheila Smith said. The event raised nearly $2,500 that will be used to maintain center programs, such as home-delivered meals. Last month, volunteers delivered 8,000 meals cooked at the center to recipients across the county...
Izard County chooses new ambulance service (12/14/10)
After months of discussion and some final intensive negotiation, the Izard County EMS Board has chosen a new ambulance company to serve the county. "We have made a decision after a lot of hard nights and days to propose to Quorum Court Vital Link as our ambulance service," said EMS Board Member Mark Harrington, at the Dec. 7 Izard County Quorum Court meeting...
Bozeman found not liable in civil trial (12/14/10)
A Fulton County Circuit Court jury has ruled that Salem physician, Dr. James Bozeman, is not liable for the 2006 death of a 22-year-old Ash Flat man. The Dec. 9 verdict ended a two day civil trial in which the family of Joseph Mask accused Bozeman of malpractice...
Fundraiser and silent auction set to benefit students at Mammoth Spring schools (12/14/10)
The Mammoth Spring High School Baseball team and the Mammoth Spring High School Ag Department have teamed up to offer a smoked pork tenderloin dinner and silent auction to benefit both groups this Friday, Dec. 17, starting at 4 p.m. The meal, featuring smoked pork tenderloin, baked potatoes, baked beans, rolls, drinks and a dessert will be served from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Mammoth Spring Cafeteria...
MoDOT offers traffic options for Thayer school congestion (12/14/10)
A Missouri Department of Transportation representative told area law enforcement, city, business and school leaders about possible solutions Tuesday, Dec. 7, to ease Highway 142 traffic congestion in front of Thayer schools. About a dozen area officials and a few residents attended the afternoon meeting at Thayer City Hall with MoDOT District 9 engineer Tom Stehn. It was the first such meeting...
Lighting the sky for Christmas (12/14/10)
Rural Myrtle woman enjoys decorating for favorite holiday
Barry makes last public appearance as State Representative (12/14/10)
State Representative Marion Barry made his last public appearance on Dec. 6 at the Ash Flat Livestock Auction before his retirement after many years of service to the First Congressional District. Barry presented a Congressional Record to the Nix family in honor of the late Bill Nix, owner and founder of the business...
Lady Yellowjackets no. 1 with a bullet (12/14/10)
Flanery turns in MVP performance; Mountain View takes Lyon title
Undefeated conference champs ... (12/14/10)
WHAT A YEAR: The Salem junior Greyhound football team racked up an impressive 9-0 record to become conference champs this season. Along with the championship, many team members received All-Conference honors. Those include, back row, from left: Austin Perkey (Honorable Mention), Mike Hart (All-Conference), Christian Earl (All-Conference), Nicholas Taylor (All-Conference) and Dillon Turner (All-Conference); front row: Hunter Delargy (All-Conference), Layne Kirkland (Honorable Mention), Derik Kemp (Honorable Mention), Dakota Reynolds (All-Conference) and J.J. ...
Annual 142 battle plays to packed house (12/14/10)
Couch takes two out of three from visiting Bobcats
Big first outburst propels Lady Rebs by Gosnell (12/14/10)
The Lady Rebels used a 21-point first quarter against Gosnell to get a conference victory, 55-48, at home on Dec. 7, but then fell victim to a two-point second quarter to exit the Lyon College Invitational Tournament with a second round loss to Calico Rock, 46-36, on Dec. 8...
Owning property doesn't make you an Arkansas resident (12/14/10)
The question arises. Someone from Memphis or Dallas or another out-of-state point owns a cabin or a lot in Arkansas and wants to hunt as a resident. No, says the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Ownership of Arkansas real estate by a person living outside the state does not qualify the owner as a resident...
Death Notices Week of December 16, 2010 (12/14/10)
Wanda Lee "Blondie" Guffey, 68, of Bakersfield, Mo., died Dec. 6, 2010, at her home. Arrangements by the Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Ark. Alyce Ann Watkins, 79, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died on Dec. 6, 2010, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Arrangements by the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Ark...
Reece Lane Nelson (12/14/10)
Robert and Tesa Nelson of Salem, Ark., announce the birth of their daughter, Reece Lane Nelson. She was born Sept. 25, 2010, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19-1/4 inches long. Her grandparents are Dewayne and Vickie Bishop of Salem, and Donnie and Maryllen Henry of Glencoe...
Alexandra Dianne Johnson (12/14/10)
Bryan and Tyra Johnson, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., announce the birth of a daughter, born Oct. 25, 2010, at 2:39 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Jerry and Dianne Reppert of Anna, Ill., and Mackie and Naomi Johnson of Thayer, Mo...
Winter, Cordell to wed (12/14/10)
Jesse and Donna Cordell of Newport, Ark., are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sheena Lynn Cordell of Newport, to Derek Wayne Winter of Viola, the son of Wayne and Glenna Winter of Viola. The bride-elect, a 2004 graduate of Newport High School, is the granddaughter of Ethelene Cordell of  Newport and Bobbie Cox of Newport. She is currently employed by IBERIA Bank of Tuckermann...
Thayer Police Report (12/14/10)
Michael Boone, 30, of Thayer was cited Dec. 5 for leaving the scene of an accident and careless and reckless driving in an accident. A court date of Jan. 18, 2011, was set. Kyle Salamone, 31, of Thayer was arrested Dec. 6 on a charge of stealing. He posted bond of $1,050...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (12/14/10)
Howard Wesley Hutton, 46, of Alton was arrested Dec. 12 on a misdemeanor assault charge. Hutton posted $1,000 bond. A court date of Jan. 12, 2011, was set.
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (12/14/10)
William Chamberlain, 27, of Cherokee Village was arrested on Nov. 29 for Failure to Appear on Reckless Driving, Improper Passing and No Seat Belt. Carthel Edward Love, 53, of Higginson was arrested on Nov. 29 for Violation of an Order of Protection...
Making a Difference (12/14/10)
When I graduated from college, many moons ago, my father's gift to me was a plaque that I have kept with me ever since, moving it from job to job and desk to desk: "Success is making a difference in the lives of others. Happiness is watching them grow because of it. Make a Difference!"...