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Stories from Friday, February 11, 2011

Store Manager of Ash Flat Dollar General jailed on drug charges (02/11/11)
According to a Sharp County Sheriff's Department, press release, Mark D. Tapp, 51, of Williford was charged Feb. 3 with three counts of delivery of a controlled substance, ecstasy. After a year long investigation by the Arkansas State Police, Third Judicial Drug Task Force and the Sharp County Sheriff's Department, Tapp, the store manager at the Ash Flat Dollar General Store, was arrested after he sold ecstasy on three different occasions, both inside and outside the store, to undercover agents...
MoDOT presents turn lane proposal for Highway 142 (02/11/11)
Although at least two years into the future, state transportation officials presented a proposal Monday, Feb. 7, at Thayer City Hall that they said would ease Highway 142 congestion near city schools. Local public officials, business owners and residents filled the council chambers for the afternoon meeting, led by Missouri Department of Transportation District Engineer Tom Stehn and two assistants...
New pumper truck arrives in Highland (02/11/11)
It is no secret, the Highland Fire Department has endured more than itsfair share of ups and downs over the last three years. From the destruction of the department building in the tornado of 2008 to the construction of the new department, once again they are making the news, this time with a new pumper truck...
Rebs battle weather, Westside, Brookland (02/11/11)
Weather cancellations wreaked havoc with the Highland basketball schedule, as the Rebels need to make up a game with Brookland and the Lady Rebels have to find another day to play Westside. The Lady Rebs (11-11, 7-5) were able to pick up two conference wins last week at home, beating Brookland 51-39, on Jan. 31, and a 56-46 victory over Osceola on Feb. 3...
Comets blast visiting Lions (02/11/11)
If a team was ever clicking on all cylinders, it was the Alton Comets Feb. 3. Jumping out to a huge first-period lead, the homestanding Comets (7-9) rolled past the visiting Bakersfield Lions 69-34 in non-conference hoops action. The Comets came out smoking on their home court and set the tone for the following three quarters of play...
Hunters urged to report swans (02/11/11)
Hunters and wildlife watchers are urged to help count and identify Arkansas' wintering swan populations. Karen Rowe, nongame migratory bird program leader with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, said "Numbers of both trumpeter and tundra swans wintering in Arkansas appear to be on the increase. ...
Death Notices for Feb. 9, 2011 (02/11/11)
Kenneth "Kenny" Carlton, 73, of Cave City, Ark., died Feb. 5, 2011 in Batesville, Ark. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City. Lotus Thomas, 82, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Jan. 28 in Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements under the direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home...
Baby Counterman (02/11/11)
Jenniffer Counterman of Mountain View, is the mother of a baby boy, no name given, born at 10:08 a.m., Jan. 28, 2011, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 5-1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. His sibling is Eryn, 2. Grandparents are Joe Counterman of Mountain View, and Louise Brim of Alton...
Emery Xya Walters (02/11/11)
David Walters and Ciji Clentimack of Thayer, are the parents of a baby girl, Emery Xya Walters, born at 2:15 p.m., Jan. 25, 2011 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She weighed 8 pounds, 4-1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her sibling is Teagan, 7. Grandparents are Keith and Alicia Moyer and Charles and Janie Walters, all of Thayer...
Ryan Lee Busbey (02/11/11)
Charles and Jenny Busbey of Alton, are the parents of a baby boy, Ryan Lee, born at 7:52 a.m., Jan. 25, 2011, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 1-1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. His sibling is Charles, 2. Grandparents are Cealena Busbey of Alton, and Bill Barger of Licking...
Carter Oneal Langston (02/11/11)
Adam and Leah Langston of Mount Pleasant, Ark., are the parents of a baby boy, Carter Oneal, born at 4:54 p.m., Jan. 28, 2011, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Harold and Susan Payne of Mount Pleasant and Danny and Linda Langston of Bradford, Ark...
Tilton -- Baker (02/11/11)
Don Tilton of Little Rock and Lynn Lacy of Jonesboro announce the marriage of their daughter, Lacy Tilton, to Randy Baker on Jan. 8, 2011. Baker's parents are Jim and Bonnie Baker of Williford. The bride and groom were married at Sandals Grande Antiqua Resort in St. Thomas, Antiqua, West Indies. Lacy is a Principal at Fox Meadow Elementary School in Jonesboro. Randy is a UPS driver. The couple resides in Jonesboro...