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Stories from Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Sharp County Quorum Court fields questions from public (08/16/11)
The Sharp County Quorum Court meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 by Judge Brown. All nine justices and Sheriff Mark Counts were present. Judge Brown led the Pledge, the minutes were accepted as presented. Judge Brown stated that the county is still ahead of the Treasurer's budget projections. ...
Spring River Shrine Club hosts successful backpack extravaganza (08/16/11)
For the second year, the Spring River Shrine Club held an orthopedic screening clinic as part of the Back Pack Extravaganza, sponsored by the local Ministerial Alliance at the Highland Assembly of God Church on Aug. 6. The purpose of the clinic was to identify children who might benefit from the services of the Shriner's hospitals...
Quad Cities Rotary gathers backpacks (08/16/11)
Mon, Aug 8, the Quad Cities Rotary Club had District Gov. Paul Roberts present the program. Roberts outlined his goals for the district this year, focusing on membership and serving the community. The meeting was well attended with members and guests. ...
Beatles tribute to be unveiled in Walnut Ridge (08/16/11)
The Beatles electrified a small Arkansas town when they made a surprise visit in 1964. Now, they're coming back. Walnut Ridge, Ark., will unveil a life-sized sculpture of the Beatles on Sept. 18, culminating a festival and concert that will take place that day. ...
Do you know us? (08/16/11)
These photos and several others were found in the old Golden Nugget Store near Koshkonong before it was razed. If you recognize any of the subjects, call Areawide Media at 800-995-3209. The only clues to identification written on the pictures are "Robert," "Bud and Sis," "Eldon Lee and Velma Elaine" and "Our wedding day, Jan. 15, 1967."...
Heat, blister beetles, perilla mint threat to horses during heatwave (08/16/11)
Electrolytes and a lightened work schedule are among the tactics Arkansas' horse owners and barn managers are using to keep their charges healthy during a deadly heat wave. Excessive heat warnings were in effect until Wednesday evening, with a heat advisory to continue until Saturday night, the National Weather Service said...
Different set of nets installed at A.L. Hutson Memorial Center (08/16/11)
Looks like the still brand-new A.L. Hutson Memorial Center on the campus of Highland High School will soon have a shiny new sport to go along with its sparkling inside decor. Volleyball After years of discussions, the sport is officially scheduled to begin next fall at Highland High School...
Ash Flat High School class of 1959 (08/16/11)
After the official Ash Flat High School alumni reunion, many individual classes had their own meetings. The Ash Flat High School class of 1959 enjoyed spending social time at the Beach Bar-B-Q in Hardy where members posed for this group photo.
Patricia Carol Ainley (08/16/11)
Patricia Carol Ainley, 60, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at her home in Jonesboro after a battle with cancer. Born Jan. 31, 1951, at Rockford, Ill., she was the daughter of Robert and Arlene McMaster Gates. She was a homemaker and caregiver...
Tyler Phillip Coil (08/16/11)
Tyler Phillip Coil, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of Brent Phillip Coil and Ginny Lee Costin Evans, was born July 31, 1995, in Papilion, Neb. He died Aug. 14, 2011, in Horseshoe Bend at the age of 16 years and 14 days. He was a student at Izard County Consolidated Schools and would have entered the 11th grade this fall. He loved to fish and hunt. He was a member of the ICC Shooting Sports Club, a past member of the FCCLA and he was a member of the Franklin Church of Christ...
James Ronnie Ward (08/16/11)
James Ronnie Ward, 63, of Batesville died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at the White River Medical center in Batesville. He was born Aug. 27, 1947, in Batesville, Ark., to James Henry and Betty Jo Martin Ward. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard Reserve, retired from Con-Agra in Batesville, where he worked for 30 years, and was a past member of the Mount Zion Masonic Lodge at Southside...
Death notices for the week of Aug. 18 (08/16/11)
Burt Volkening, 87, of Thayer, Mo., died Aug. 12, 2011, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Thayer. Tyler Phillip Coil, 16, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Aug. 14, 2011, in Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements by Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem, Ark...
Hannah Rose Marshall (08/16/11)
Dawn and Robin Marshall of Cherokee Village announce the birth of their daughter, Hannah Rose Marshall, on Aug. 1, 2011. Hannah weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and joins siblings Shelby Buchler, 7, and Elizabeth Marshall, 3. Grandparents are Pam and Brian Stevens of Cherokee Village and Bill and Francis Marshall of Crossett, Ark. Great-grandparents are Betty Thatcher of Bourbonnais, Ill., and Jeanette Stevens of West Kankakee, Ill...
Niederbrach -- Bartz (08/16/11)
Virginia Arthur of St. Louis, Mo., and Reed McMinn of Paragould announce the marriage of their daughter, Heather Lynn Niederbrach to Nicholas Joseph Bartz, son of Jim and Becci Bartz of Salem on July 16, 2011 in Salem, Ark. at the Bartz residence. Heather and Nicholas shared this day with their children: Cloie B., Jordan A. and Levi E. Bartz. The maid of honor was Lacey Smith and the best man was Keith Chappaler. The wedding officiant was Cecelia Wagner...
Bozes celebrate 60th anniversary Aug. 27 (08/16/11)
Charles Polk and Betty Jo Boze will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 27, 2011, with a reception from 1-3 p.m. at Victor Baptist Church fellowship hall in Anutt, Mo. Please join their family and friends in their celebration. No gifts please; your presence is gift enough...
Plumlee's 50th (08/16/11)
The children and grandchildren of Ron and Gail Plumlee will host a celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, September 3, 2011 from 1-3 pm at the Salem church of Christ, Hwy 62 in Salem, Arkansas. Ron is the retired CEO of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative and Gail is a retired Salem Elementary School teacher. ...