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Stories from Monday, April 25, 2011

Natural gas system back on the table (04/25/11)
Following a unanimous vote by justices at the April 11 meeting of the Sharp County Quorum Court, the county will move forward with a new plan for a natural gas system. After several weeks of meetings and attempts to identify the cost of the proposed natural gas system the county has been working on for nearly three years, a decision has been made to move forward with surveys...
Thayer owed nearly $107,000 in unpaid utilities (04/25/11)
Former Thayer residents, mostly renters, have left town without paying a total of $106,193 in city utility bills since 1999. "They're running off a leaving us with big bills," Mayor Earl "Buddy" Rogers said at the Tuesday, April 12, city council meeting...
Suspect arrested in connection with fire, burglary in Camp (04/25/11)
An April 12 fire, which destroyed a home in Camp, is under investigation as a possible arson fire and a Salem man, David Christopher Youngblood, has been arrested in connection with a break-in before the fire. About 4:30 p.m., 911 Dispatch notified the Camp Volunteer Fire Department of the fire on North Camp Creek Road. Salem firefighters were called as backup and were first to arrive on the scene, followed closely by the Camp Fire Department...
Celebrating Earth Day -- April 22, 2011: After 20 years, Tri-County Recycling still collecting (04/25/11)
Friday, April 22 is Earth Day in America and organizations and communities all across the country are planning special events, to recognize the need to recycle and conserve to stretch dwindling natural resources and protect our planet. In our area, many regularly observe Earth Day by quietly supporting Tri-County Recycling...
Senor Carlos reopens in Salem (04/25/11)
Nearly six months after the murder of an employee led to its closing, Salem's Senior Carlos Restaurant reopened on Thursday, April 14. "I have missed it and I'm hungry," said a woman who came in by herself and excitedly waited for her food. She declined to give her name saying "some of her friends may not approve" of her eating at the restaurant...
Fulton County Quorum Court addresses deputy salaries, vacated county roads (04/25/11)
The Fulton County Quorum Court met in regular session on Monday, April 11 and deputy salaries and vacated roads were the hot topics of the evening. Fulton County Sheriff Buck Foley presented the Quorum Court members with a proposal to raise the deputy's starting salaries from $18,500 to $21,000...
Valach to rent clinic from hospital (04/25/11)
The Fulton County Hospital Board of Governors held a special meeting on Monday, April 11 to discuss the financing for the hospital's new electronic records system. CEO Joe Hammond told board members that the total investment by the hospital to bring it's electronic medical records system up to standard by the federally mandated deadline of 2015 would be $617,890, with American recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds covering 94.2 percent of that cost, or $582,052. ...
Three Thayer workers not re-hired (04/25/11)
During the Thayer City Council's annual contract renewal session Tuesday, April 12, three of 38 city workers were immediately dismissed, two from the police department. The board discussed the matter in closed session, and then returned to the packed board room to vote...
Sharp County police graduate at top of class (04/25/11)
Two police officers from Sharp County graduated from the Police Academy at Black River Technical College in Pocahontas, April 15. Shane Russell, with the Sharp County Sheriff's Department and Chris Spurlock, with the Cherokee Village Police Department, received their certificates in an emotional graduation ceremony, which paid tribute to Trumann Police Officer Jonathan Schmidt, who was killed during a traffic stop last week...
Roebuck ready for Russellville (04/25/11)
Cave City's 3-sport standout inks with Golden Suns
Death Notices for the week of April 21, 2011 (04/25/11)
Reverend James U. Foster, 84, died April 11, 2011. Arrangements under the direction of Park Lawn Funeral Home, Kansas City, Mo. Traci D. Rains Tabor, 40, of Russellville, Ark., died March 28, 2011, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. Arrangements under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville...
Eli Logan Crow and Eric Levi Crow (04/25/11)
Madelyn Grace Crowe is proud to announce the birth of her twin brothers, Eli Logan and Eric Levi, on Jan. 25, 2011, at Mountain Home, Ark. Parents are James and Karen Crowe of Camp, Ark. Eli weighed 3 pounds and was 15 3/4 inches long and Eric weighed 3 pounds 5 ounces and was 16 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Barbara Elliott of Camp and James and Anna Crowe of Salem, Ark., and Robert Godwin of Salem, Ark...
Kylie Jayne Cook (04/25/11)
Matt and Suzy Cook of Jonesboro, Ark., are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Kylie Jayne Cook, on April 9, 2011. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Kelvin and Jayne (Romine) McCord of Glencoe, David and Tammy Cook of Jonesboro, Phillip and Liz Thompson of Wynne...
Adalynn Paige Gill (04/25/11)
Brent Gill of Ash Flat and Jennifer Oakes of Highland are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Adalynn Paige Gill, born March 18, 2011, at 5:22 p.m., at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long...