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Stories from Monday, February 14, 2011

Medication Assistance program now available (02/14/11)
Fulton County residents, who do not always take medications prescribed for them, because they cannot afford them, have a new advocate in town. Mary Worthen, who works for the Medication Assistance Program, has opened an office at the Fulton County Hospital and at Ozarka College in Ash Flat, to help low income residents obtain medications for free or at a greatly reduced cost...
Thayer Board to consider lunch policy (02/14/11)
The Thayer R-2 School Board will consider Thursday, Feb. 10, whether to begin banning students from extracurricular activities if they owe more than $25 for cafeteria meals. Last month, the board authorized Superintendent Dan Chappell to draft a letter to inform parents of the proposed policy change...
Five Generations Celebrate (02/14/11)
Five Generations: Everett Evans celebrates five generations with his daughter, Hazel Evans Tucker; granddaughter Vickie Tucker Bishop; great granddaughter Tesa Bishop Nelson; and great-great granddaughter, Reece Nelson; all of Salem, Ark.
2011 Salem city budget passed (02/14/11)
Salem city government is going to begin its new fiscal year with money in the bank. Mayor Gary Clayton presented a proposed 2011 budget at the Jan. 27 meeting of the Salem City Council. "I think this is a good budget," Mayor Clayton told council members, adding one of his priorities in recent years has been to build up the amount on hand in the city's main accounts: the General Fund, Street Fund and Water and Sewer Fund...
MS residents may soon pay utility bills online (02/14/11)
Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace sent aldermen home with a rate sheet to study Monday, Feb. 7, highlighting costs for online banking options. If approved, city utility customers would be able to pay their water bills over the Internet rather than mailing or bringing payments into city hall...
Cats fall to Bears (02/14/11)
With snowflakes the size of quarters falling outside, the Willow Springs Bears dropped in to compete with the Thayer Bobcats in South Central Association play Feb. 4. While they may or may not have brought the snow with them, the Bears did take back with them a 63-45 victory at the end of the evening...
Grizzlies no. 1 in nation (02/14/11)
For the first time in its history, the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzlies basketball team is the number one team in the nation. The Grizzlies (22-2) received that honor Feb. 1 when the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) released its weekly rankings for Division I men's basketball ,showing the team at the top of the 25-team list. (See www.njcaa.org for the complete poll listing.)...
Death Notices for the week of February 10, 2011 (02/14/11)
John L. Busch, 82, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Feb. 1, 2011, in Salem, Ark. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home in Thayer. Dorothy Louise Tosi, 80, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Feb. 2, 2011, in Mountain Home, Ark. Arrangements by Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Ark...
Tilton -- Baker (02/14/11)
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...