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Stories from Wednesday, May 18, 2011

New storms bring even more damage to Fulton County; FEMA assistance expected (05/18/11)
About 10 p.m. on May 12, Richard Thomas knew a bad thunderstorm was in progress, when he heard that freight train sound. That's when the storm went from bad to worse, as he felt his house rocking and heard the wind causing damage. "I'll bet it was a tornado," said Thomas, who lives on Highway 62, at the Fulton-Sharp County line. Others in the area have the same opinion...
No solution to CV budget  (05/18/11)
Budget shortfalls still not solved for city of Cherokee Village...employees frustrated
Bold thief steals wallet (05/18/11)
Husband and wife pair napped after theft with camera rolling
Alton fire trucks left out in the rain (05/18/11)
City leaders seek ways to build new fire station
MDC offers safety tips on Mountain Lions (05/18/11)
Since the most recent confirmation of a mountain lion in the state, the Missouri Department of Conservation has provided hints if a lion is encountered. Though sightings are extremely rare, Missourians who travel to states with thriving cougar populations can benefit from these hints...
Troubled inmate judged unfit to face charges (05/18/11)
A Salem man, who faces charges of attacking his girlfriend and a Sheriff's Deputy, has been ruled mentally unfit, for now, to stand trial on the charges against him. Mark Ford, 23, was arrested in October of 2010, after he allegedly critically injured his girlfriend, by stabbing her numerous times...
Moore powers Viola to regional title (05/18/11)
When the Class 1A Region 2 All-Tournament team was announced, it was no shock that Viola's Kiersten Moore was selected as the tourney MVP. Especially after her performance on the mound in the championship game against the homestanding Izard County Lady Cougars...
Viola hangs in, Salem falls at District (05/18/11)
Richard Irby Staff Writer On Monday, May 16, the Viola Boys Baseball team won its regional tournament game and, at press time Tuesday, was still alive in the state tournament. On Monday, Salem, Viola and Calico Rock Girls Softball teams all ended great seasons with defeats in the state tournament...
Dover High School students win state fishing championship (05/18/11)
Kendall Goates and Cody Chessher were the top anglers in the Student Angler Federation Arkansas State High School Bass Fishing Championship May 7 on Lake Maumelle. The duo pulled in a total of five fish weighing 12.25 pounds. The tournament was originally scheduled for the Arkansas River, but high water forced the tournament to be moved to Lake Maumelle...
Spring turkey harvest down 9.3 percent (05/18/11)
A 9.3-percent dip in the 2011 spring turkey harvest confirms what Missourians already knew -- it has been a stormy three weeks in the Show-Me State. Resource Scientist Jason Isabelle, the Conservation Department's turkey specialist, announced last week that hunters checked 38,328 turkeys during the regular spring turkey season, April 18 through May 8...
Death Notices for Week of May 18 (05/18/11)
Denny Clayton, 67, of Saffell, Ark., died May 7, 2011, in Little Rock, Ark. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City. Eddith Mae Bailey Thomas, 92, of Evening Shade, Ark., died May 8, 2011, in Hot Springs, Ark. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City...
Addison Kensley Jens (05/18/11)
David and Amanda Jens of Pomona, Mo., are the parents of a baby girl, Addison Kensley, born at 9:31 p.m., May 1, 2011, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 14-1/2 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches long. Her siblings are Brooke, 13; Tessa, 10; and Lorrin, 9. Grandparents are Steve and Ronda Hall of Thayer, and Jim and Janet Jens of Pomona...
Jeremiah James Bunting (05/18/11)
Michael and Jacqueline Bunting of Thayer, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Jeremiah James, born at 3:53 p.m., April 24, 2011, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. His siblings are Alexandria, 4, and Christopher, 2. Grandparents are Susan Watts of Alton, and Maryann Bentley of Thayer...
Ashton Chase Jenkins (05/18/11)
Benjamin Jenkins and Cicily Smithee, West Plains, are the parents of a baby boy, Ashton Chase Jenkins, born at 5:52 p.m. May 4 at OMC. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Herb and Melodi Orahood, Thayer; Mike and Gina Biffle, Alton; and Kevin and Vicki Jenkins, West Plains...
Katelin Redus (05/18/11)
Les Redus and Karla Ray, Alton, are the parents of a baby girl, Katelin Redus, born at 12:23 a.m. May 4 at OMC. She weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long. Her siblings are Dylan, Georgia, Zackery and Nathan. Grandparents are Carolyn Chapman, Gatewood, and Billy Redus, Maynard, Arkansas...
Jessa Jo DuBois (05/18/11)
Geoff and Tami DuBois, Thayer, are the parents of a baby girl, Jessa Jo, born at 3:12 a.m. May 3 at OMC. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her siblings are Hayden, 10; Jatnan, 6; and Zeb, 3. Grandparents are Junior and Donna Roberts, Couch, and Mike and Linda DuBois, Thayer...
Rhett Allen Huddleston (05/18/11)
Seth and Suzanne Huddleston, West Plains, are the parents of a baby boy, Rhett Allen, born at 2:18 p.m. May 2 at OMC. He weighed 9 pounds, 10 1/2 ounces and was 23 1/2 inches long. His sibling is Charlie, 1. Grandparents are Steve and Gayle Crask, West Plains; Roger and Kathy Huddleston, Alton; and Rick and Geri Scull, St. Paul...
Abraham Elijah Jones (05/18/11)
Cody and Andrea Jones of Jonesboro, Ark., announce the arrival of their son, Abraham Elijah Jones on April 15, 2011. Grandparents are Kim and Jamie Brown of Jonesboro, Steve and Christie Chism of Cherokee Village, Charlene Farr of Jonesboro and Doug Blackwell of Paragould...
Natalie Claire Nicholson (05/18/11)
Alma Sanchez and Wesley Nicholson are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Natalie Claire Nicholson, on May 14, 2011. She weighed 7 pounds and 9 ounces. Grandparents are Kathy Sanchez, Chris Brooks, and Ernie and Kathy Nicholson.
Sublett -- Arnold (05/18/11)
Dennis and Leigh Ann Sublett of Hardy, Ark., are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney Leigh Sublett, to Andrew Franklin Arnold, son of Yvonne Arnold and the late Mike Arnold of Cabot, Ark. The wedding will take place at Highland Assembly of God on Saturday, May 28 at 2 p.m...
Cox - Bates (05/18/11)
Robb and Trina Cox and Marty and Jody Bates are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Hollie Elizabeth Cox and Jesse James Bates. Hollie is a childcare provider for Lambs of the Lord Daycare in Willow Springs. Jesse is a teller at U.S. Bank in Willow Springs. The couple plan to make their home in Willow Springs. Hollie and Jesse will be united in marriage at 3 p.m. on June 11, 2011, at Spring Creek Community Church in West Plains, Mo...
Lamb -- Richmond (05/18/11)
Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Lamb of Black Rock announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Gail Lamb, to Daniel Paul Richmond, son of Joey and Brenda Richmond of Powhatan. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Davis of Williford and the late Gracon and Nancy Lamb of Sedgewick...
Williams' celebrate 50th (05/18/11)
The daughters of Charles and Bonnie Williams invite you to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of their parents. A reception will be held on Saturday, May 21st, 2011 beginning at 2 p.m. at the Rover Fire Station. The couple's daughters and their spouses are Michelle Holman and husband, Jeff, of Alton, MO, Janella Thompson and husband, Kevin, of Princetown, KS and Stefanie Clark and husband, Chris, of Rover, MO...
Birthday card shower for Hirsch's 90th (05/18/11)
Pearly Hirsch will celebrate a milestone on May 25 -- her 90th birthday. While it is known that many of her family members, friends, former co-workers, church family and neighbors are unable to travel to help her celebrate, the community is invited to join in the celebration by participating in a "Birthday Card Shower."...
Circuit Court (05/18/11)
Larry Donald Smith, of Fulton County, was charged on May 4 for Sexual Assault in the Second Degree. Smith allegedly "did unlawfully engage in sexual contact with another person (a family member) by forcible compulsion." Randy Cloninger, of Fulton County, was charged on May 4 with Terroristic Threatening in the First Degree and Aggravated Assault. ...
Fulton County Sheriff's Department (05/18/11)
Kelly Hancock, 32, of Flippin was arrested on May 10 for DWI, No Seat Belt and Driving Left of Center. Hancock was released from the Fulton County Jail on May 11 on $1,065 bond. Garry Tucker, 29, of Viola was arrested on May 11 for Battery in the Third Degree. Tucker was released from the Fulton County Jail on May 11 on $435 bond...
Oregon County Sheriff's Department (05/18/11)
David L. Whitehead, 30, of Alton was transported to Bonne Terre Correctional Facility on May 17 for three years as a convicted persistent driving while intoxicated offender.