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Stories from Thursday, November 3, 2011

The King Press' last run is here after 28 years in service (11/03/11)
After 28-years on the job, a faithful Areawide Media employee is heading for retirement. When The Villager Journal, The News and South Missourian newspapers are delivered on Nov. 9 and 10, they will, for the first time, feature color photographs, graphics and advertisements...
OMC begins day to day operations at Fulton County Hospital (11/03/11)
On Monday, Oct. 24, Ozarks Medical Center began the first day of what should develop into a long term relationship managing the Fulton County Hospital. Kim Thompson, an OMC financial executive, was on the job, beginning a 60-day stint as interim administrator. During the 60-day period, OMC and county government will work to finalize a three year lease agreement, and OMC will search for a permanent administrator...
Notice to Readers: Colorful Times Ahead (11/03/11)
Big changes are coming to the look of your favorite newspapers: The News, Villager Journal and The South Missourian. Beginning with the Nov. 9 and 10 editions, the newspapers will feature color photographs, graphics and advertisements. Rust Communications, which owns Areawide Media, has entered into a partnership with Community Publishers of Harrison, Arkansas...
Highland Park location undetermined (11/03/11)
Tammy Curtis Staff Writer The city of Highland met Oct. 26 in a special meeting to attempt to attain land belonging to Pete Reilly for the completion of a park in Hidden Valley. Highland received a grant to fund the park but after the plans were in place the city realized they needed to obtain more property...
Gettin' their groove back (11/03/11)
Hounds bounce back from first loss of season by laying 67 points on Augusta
Mosley, defense too much for junior Bears (11/03/11)
Behind the hot long-range shooting of Clay Mosley and some tougher-than-nails full-court defense, the Izard County junior Cougars knocked off Mammoth Spring 56-24 in the championship game of the Bill McCurley Junior High Invitational Tournament Oct. 29 at Sloan-Hendrix High School...
Fantastic five! (11/03/11)
Cats crush Cabool; roll to fifth straight district title and playoff berth
Perfect ending to perfect season (11/03/11)
Junior Rebs blow away Trumann, run record to untouched 9-0
This one really counts (11/03/11)
Rebs rough up Redskins, move into 3-4A driver's seat
Death Notices for Week of Nov. 3 (11/03/11)
Dallas Delaus Spencer, 78, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Oct. 18, 2011 at his home. Arrangements by Clary Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. Ruth Johnson, 89, of Thayer, Mo., died Oct. 25, 2011, at West Vue Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in West Plains, Mo. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer...
Butlers celebrate 25th anniversary (11/03/11)
James and Joyce Butler, owners of Heavenly Manna, a local clothing pantry for the needy, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Nov. 5, 2011, by renewing their vows. A reception will follow with family and close friends.
Battertons celebrate 50th anniversary (11/03/11)
Gary and Charlene (DeShazo) Batterton, of Wheatland, Mo., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 15, 2011. They were married Oct. 15, 1961, at the family home in Viola, Ark., by the Rev. Lester Bradford. Gary retired from Ford Motor Company in Claycomo, Mo., and Charlene retired from Firstar Bank in Independence, Mo. ...
Thayer Police Department (11/03/11)
Joshua Ryan Buchanan, 30, of Hardy, Ark., was arrested Oct. 30 on four Oregon County warrants for insufficient funds and a Dunklin County warrant for passing bad checks. Bond was set at $4,250 cash or surety...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (11/03/11)
Steven Wayne Marshall, of Dolph, who was earlier arrested on drug related charges, faces new charges after a search of his residence. Marshall was charged Oct. 27, while incarcerated, with two class "d" felonies: possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia with the intent to use. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that Marshall remains in the Izard County Detention Facility on a parole/probation hold...
Salem Police Department (11/03/11)
Joshua Sutherland, 28, of Salem was arrested on Oct. 23 for Resisting Arrest, Driving Left of Center, DWI and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Sutherland was released from the Fulton County Jail on Oct. 24 on Own Recognizance Bond.
Fulton County Sheriff's Department (11/03/11)
Chris YoungBlood, 27, of Salem, arrested April 14 for Theft of Property, was released from the Fulton County Jail on Oct. 24 on $75,000 bond. Randal Mathis, 28, of Salem, arrested on Drug Task Force Charges on June 3, was transferred to Izard County on Oct. 26...
Missouri Highway Patrol (11/03/11)
Brandy N. Crouch, 25, and her passenger, Mathias Jackson, 7, both of Grandin, were injured at 8:13 p.m. Oct. 21 when the 1994 Chrysler Crouch was driving hit a 2008 Chevrolet that was stopped in traffic on Route 21 five miles west of Ellsinore in Carter County. Dustin J. Frazier, 21, of Ellsinore, the driver of the Chevrolet, was not injured, according to the patrol. All were wearing seatbelts. Crouch and Jackson were taken to Poplar Bluff Regional Hospital with minor injuries...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (11/03/11)
Brenda Jean Dissenger, 59, of Williford was arrested Oct. 8 for disorderly conduct. Ricky Dual Qualls, 47, of Evening Shade was arrested Oct. 8 for third degree domestic battery. Susan Mae Gustke, 44, of Hardy was arrested Oct. 9 for violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law...
Technology: A Verbal Communication Breaker (11/03/11)
Technology is something that reaches almost everyone in one way or another, from the Internet and cell phones, to digital satellite television, navigation systems and other items that make our lives easier, but when one examines this, can the cost be weighed in loss of human interaction?...
To build or not to build...That is the question (11/03/11)
Residents of Fulton County will be going to the polls this week to decide if Fulton County needs and can afford (or not afford) to build a new jail. I, for one, am for the proposed jail, not only because it will keep much needed jobs in Fulton County, and might even increase revenue into the county by housing state and federal inmates, but because the county CANNOT afford not to build a jail...