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Stories from Thursday, February 16, 2012

2 Howell County murder suspects in court (02/16/12)
One case delayed for mental eval, the other for autopsy review
Homeland Security Grant provides equipment (02/16/12)
The Sharp County Sheriff's Department has been notified of approval of a Homeland Security grant, which was applied for in the fall of 2011. Sheriff Mark Counts said his department was able to purchase a Kawasaki Mule MTV with a portion of the $16,000 grant, as well as a self contained trailer...
Suicide intervention plan discussed at Cave City (02/16/12)
There was great concern and response as teachers, students, law enforcement and others turned out in Cave City on Feb.7 for a town hall meeting to discuss ways to address recent suicides and the accidental death of Cave City High School students this...
Sharp County Jail escapee, wife sought (02/16/12)
A Sharp County inmate, Adam Leroy Mathis, working on community service at the Cherokee Village Animal Shelter reportedly walked off from the facility on Feb. 8. Investigators suspect he was picked up in a vehicle driven by his wife Allie Mathis. Sheriff Mark Counts reports Mathis, a 43-year-old white male who is described as being cleanshaven and bald, about 5-feet, 11-inches in height. He has not been seen since the afternoon of Feb. 8...
Love blooms for local couple who faced devastating losses (02/16/12)
As Valentine's Day approaches, many reflect on their own love story. Usually, the stereotypical love story of letterman jacket-wearing girls and their high school hunks marrying and living a long life of happiness in a house with a white picket fence is the exception, rather than a rule...
Will D. Brewer (02/16/12)
Will D. Brewer of Myrtle, Mo., went home to meet the Lord on Feb. 9, 2012, at the age of 81. He was born Nov. 28, 1930, in Elm Store, Ark. Will was the loving husband of Geraldine (Transier) Brewer for 54 years; beloved son of the late Ratha C. Brewer and Alice (Watley) Brewer; loving father of Lynda (Brewer) Armstrong of Myrtle and Darrell Brewer and wife Janet of Couch, Mo.; dear brother of the late Wanda (Brewer) Wheeler; grandfather of Jeremy Armstrong and wife Ashley of Marion, Ark., Lane Brewer and Hannah Brewer of Couch, Mo.; great grandfather of Chase Armstrong and Bella Armstrong of Marion.. ...
Joe Farley (02/16/12)
Joe Farley, 73, of Hardy, Ark., died Feb. 9, 2012, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Aug. 12, 1938, at Green County, Ark., to Stewart and Maxine (Woodson) Farley. Joe loved all things natural, animals and plants. He spent his leisure time fishing and helping people of the community. He spent his early career in Special Operations in the U.S. Army and later as a computer programmer. Joe was a most dedicated father and joyful husband...
Donald Ray Springfield (02/16/12)
Donald Ray Springfield, 76, son of the late Waymon and Una (Crass) Springfield, was born on May 2, 1935, in Colorado City, Texas, and passed away Feb. 6, 2012, at his home in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 76 years. Donnie married the love of his life, Virginia Goodwin Springfield, on December 25, 1957, and they shared 54 years of love and laughter. ...
Clif Martin (02/16/12)
Clif Martin, 89, of Batesville, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at a local hospital. He was born Sunday, July 23, 1922, in Kittle, Ark., and was the son of Frank Martin and Susie Smith Martin. He had a bachelor's degree in engineering. He retired after 33 years of service as a civil engineer with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. ...
James Lemar Sanders (02/16/12)
James Lemar Sanders, 84, of Viola, Ark., was born on Feb. 18, 1927, in Byron, Ark., son of Troy Horace and Buna V. (Cochran) Sanders. He departed this life on Feb. 10, 2012, at Good Samaritan Society in Mountain Home, Ark. Lemar was united in marriage to Juanita Painter on Aug. ...
Death Notices for Week of Feb. 15, 2012 (02/16/12)
Mary Newell Darner, 87, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Arrangements by Heath Funeral Home of Highland, Ark. Louie Edward Kelly Jr., 55, of Salem, Ark., died Feb. 7, 2012, at his home. Arrangements by Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Ark...
Davis - Barnett (02/16/12)
Together with their parents, Hannah Grace Davis of Mammoth Spring, Ark., and John Allen Barnett of Thayer, Mo., announce their marriage at 2 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Christian Tabernacle, 1407 Ark. Highway 175, Hardy, Ar. All friends and family are invited to attend...
Missouri Highway Patrol (02/16/12)
Two people were injured on Feb. 12 in a one vehicle accident in Oregon County. The accident occured on County Road 664, six miles east of Thayer, when a Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Dalton L. Miller, 17, of Paragould, Ark. went out of control and overturned, as Miller tried to turn onto another county road...
Thayer Police Department (02/16/12)
Christopher Lee Nast, 25, of Batesville, Ark. was arrested on Feb. 8 for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Less than 35 grams of Marijuana. Nast is being held in lieu of $5,524 bond. Chad Jeffery Croney, 25, of Thayer was arrested on Feb. 7 on a Howell County warrant for Tampering with a Motor Vehicle. Crowney is being held with no bond...
Fulton County Sheriff's Department (02/16/12)
During the Feb. 1 session of Fulton Circuit Court, Billy James Kiefer, 43, pleaded guilty to Theft of Property. Kiefer was sentenced by Judge Tim Weaver to serve 72 months in the Arkansas Department of Correction. Kiefer was ordered to make $1,500 in restitution to his victim, and pay $520 in court costs and fees...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (02/16/12)
Samuel White, 56, of Mountain View and Penny Lee Price, 33, of Mountain Grove were arrested on Feb. 10 for criminal tresspass. The two were allegedly staying in a Sylamore area rental lodge they were not authorized to use. Price was also charged with obstructing government operations for initially giving police an incorrect name. ...