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Stories from Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Oregon County sheriff apologizes for deputies' indiscretions (10/19/11)
For the second time in less than a year, an Oregon County Sheriff's Department deputy has been arrested and charged with a felony. The latest incident involves deputy Darrin G. Sorrell, 32, of rural Thayer, who was charged Oct. 12 in Oregon County Circuit Court with felony stealing by coercion...
OMC to begin managing Fulton County Hospital (10/19/11)
Nine weeks after terminating its CEO and voting to seek a partner, it appears the Fulton County Hospital Board of Governors has finally found one. Ozarks Medical Center CEO David Zechman was a surprise visitor to an Oct. 12 special meeting of the board...
Benefit raises $11,000 for Beth Bess (10/19/11)
The Slaying The Dragon: Leukemia benefit for Beth McEntire Bess was held Oct. 16 at the A.L. Hudson Activity Center and raised nearly $11,000 for Bess' medical and living expenses. The event was well attended with a silent auction and various bands performing. ...
Cherokee Village Water Association follows legal advice (10/19/11)
Cherokee Village Alderman Jerry Adams spoke at the Oct. 12 Cherokee Water Association board meeting regarding the department's refusal to collect the franchise fee imposed by the city council. The council recently passed an ordinance to levy a franchise fee on water customers in Cherokee Village. To date, the department has not collected the fee...
Highland fire chief resigns (10/19/11)
The main topics of the Highland City Council's Oct. 11 meeting were the resignation of Fire Chief Johnny Rickman, and the city's continuing attempt to obtain property to make a proposed city park a reality. A Police grant and an ordinance levying Advalorem taxes were among the other topics...
Another one bites the dust (10/19/11)
Even though the 2011 football season is quickly wining down, here's a memo to all the teams in the 3-2A Conference: Please don't think that all you have to do in order to beat the Salem Greyhounds is simply show up, flex your muscles, then push, shove and bully your way to victory...
Long trip doesn't faze junior Rebels (10/19/11)
Junior Rebel Head Coach Adam Carter's concerns over a long trip to face Osceola was typical, but his team;s attitude was "No worries." They scoring every time they possessed the ball, to stay undefeated with a 44-6 victory over the Seminoles in Mississippi County on Oct. 13...
Tripped up in Gosnell (10/19/11)
Miscues doom Rebs, lead to first loss of season
Harmon 10th in Overall Golf Tourney (10/19/11)
Izard County's Preston Harmon, the Class 1A boys' medalist, finished in 10th place at the Overall Golf Tournament Oct. 13 at Pleasant Valley County Club in Little Rock. Harmon shot an 81 for the day. Wesley Harris of Hot Springs Lakeside was the top finisher, shooting a 1-over-par 73. El Dorado's Wess Webb finished second, two strokes back...
Death Notices for Week of Oct. 20 (10/19/11)
Claude Dale Rogers, 73, of Thayer, Mo., died Oct. 13, 2011, at his home. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. Erma Kauffman, 76, of Strawberry, Ark., died Oct. 9, 2011, at Strawberry. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City, Ark...
Claude Dale Rogers (10/19/11)
Claude Dale Rogers, son of Jesse and Berniece Williams Rogers, was born Feb. 23, 1938, at Mammoth Spring, Ark. He is survived by his wife, Peggy of Thayer, Mo.; son, Trent and his wife, Michelle and grandchildren, Emma and Grayson of Walla Walla, Wash.; his mother, Berniece of Thayer, Mo...
October 2011 births (10/19/11)
Dacee Rae Jones Seth Jones and Denise Clifton-Jones of Viola, Ark., are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Dacee Rae Jones. Dacee was born June 20, 2011, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. She is the little sister of Jenkins Clifton of Viola, Ark., the granddaughter of Mike and Laura Jones of Jonesboro, Ark., Mitzi Yancy, Dennis and Donna Brown of Viola, Ark. ...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (10/19/11)
William Roy Bennett Jr, 59, of Franklin was arrested on Oct. 10 for manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, use or possession of drug paraphernalia for the purpose to manufacture a controlled substance and felon in possession of a firearm. ...
Cherokee Village property values questioned (10/19/11)
Dear Editor, It has come to the attention of many people that our property values have not gone up; but have declined. Why is this happening? Property on the lakes or golf courses has always been "prime" -- until now. What has caused this to take place?...
Cherokee Village trash unsightly (10/19/11)
Dear Editor, My husband and I love to walk, enjoying the beauty of nature as we put 4-6 miles a day on our walking shoes. When we first moved to Cherokee Village, we were dismayed by the amount of litter we saw on our walking route. Our dismay led us to take action. Each week (on garbage day) we take plastic shopping bags along and pick up the trash we see...