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Stories from Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Woman murdered, dismembered; Friends say victim begged for help (03/07/12)
Oregon County Sheriff calls allegations "campaign mudslinging"
Woman found severely beaten, husband's bond set at $500,000 (03/07/12)
David Herron, 44, of Williford was arrested on Feb. 27 for critically injuring his wife, and is being held on $500,000 bond. April Herron, 32, was found severely beaten in a Sharp County ditch by a passing volunteer fire fighter in the Ozark Acres area...
Damages sought in wrongful death lawsuit against Richard Gordon (03/07/12)
Richard Gordon, who is serving a life sentence for the murder of his neighbor, may soon return to Fulton County Circuit Court on another matter -- a request that he pay damages for taking Joseph Clifton's life. On Feb. 17, attorney Sach Oliver filed a Complaint for Damages -- a lawsuit seeking "damages for wrongful death, arising out of the injuries sustained by gunshot wounds inflicted by Richard Gordon on or about Sept. 3, 2009 in Fulton County, Arkansas."...
Self-Reliant Living Classes (03/07/12)
Kim Douglas, owner of Douglas Honeybees of Thayer, discusses beekeeping Saturday, Feb. 25, at Thayer Assembly of God Church. Douglas was the featured speaker at the monthly Ozarks Self-Reliant Living University class. In March, Hickory Ridge Heirloom Seeds owners Jack and Nancy Cole of Viola, Ark., will speak about saving seeds and starting plants. For information about the classes, call organizer Deb Slack at 417-264-2435...
Kingston sports deadly sting (03/07/12)
Lady Yellowjackets knock Viola out of state tourney with quick start
Lady Pirates denied repeat (03/07/12)
Junior guard comes up big for Nevada; Lady Blue Jays top defending champs
Lady Tigers drop Couch (03/07/12)
It is that time of the season, where the winner moves on and the second team's season is over. The senior members of the Couch Lady Indians will, this year, hang up their basketball jerseys, but will carry the memories with them for the rest of their lives...
Cats outlast Winona (03/07/12)
Thayer captures district title for 12th time in 17 years; advances to playoffs
Bears bound for Hot Springs! (03/07/12)
Mammoth Spring to battle Sacred Heart for Class 1A title
Death Notices for Week of March 8, 2012 (03/07/12)
Jackie Lonita Marlin, 64, of Cave City, Ark., died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City. Charles Curtis Royal, 79, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012 at his home. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City...
New Arrivals the week of March 8, 2012 (03/07/12)
Prezleigh Anngail Looney Keith and Whitney Looney, of Alton, are the parents of baby girl, Prezleigh Anngail, born at 5:07 a.m. on February 20 at OMC. She weighed 4 pounds and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are James and Jennifer Roe, Alton; and Mike Looney and Becky Barnes, Bay, Arkansas...
Peeler -- Botard (03/07/12)
Burney Ray Peeler and Debbie Gale Botard were united in marriage on Dec. 26, 2011 at their new home. The private ceremony was performed by Bro. Pete Watts. The bride is the daughter of Dale and Beth Roberts of Couch, Mo. The groom is the son of Stanley and Elsie Peeler of Harrisburg, Ark...
Hill's celebrate 65th wedding anniversary (03/07/12)
On March 25, 2012, the children of Wayne and Gena Hill of Highland will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with an open house at their residence, 71 Wanda Circle, Highland. All of their friends and family are invited to attend and congratulate them...
Langstons celebrate 50 years together (03/07/12)
Keith and Bette Langston of Mammoth Spring will celebrate 50 years of marriage from 2-4 p.m. March 17 at the Mammoth Spring multi-purpose room. They were married March 2, 1962 in Salem, and are the parents of Randal and Julia. The event is given by their children and families...
Alton Police Department (03/07/12)
Bruce Burgess, 50, of Alton was arrested at 5:45 p.m. Feb. 22 for felony driving while intoxicated. He posted $2,500 bond and has a March 14 court date.
Izard County Sheriff's Report (03/07/12)
Brandy N. Sanders, 36, of Calico Rock was arrested on Feb. 27 for Arson, a Class A Felony, and Reckless Burning, a Class D Felony. Jennifer Ann Bettencourt, 29, was arrested Feb. 29, and also charged with Arson and Reckless Burning. According to Sheriff Tate Lawrence, the charges stem from Sanders contracting with Bettencourt to burn Sanders' home, located on Bonnie Street in Calico Rock. ...
Cherokee Village Police Report (03/07/12)
Charles Stovall, 51, of Hardy was arrested Feb. 11 for DWI, refusing breathalyzer test and driving left of center. Jeremy Goodwin, 32, of Hardy was cited Feb. 12 for speeding. Brent Campbell, 24, of Williford was arrested Feb. 14 for obstructing governmental operations...
Sharp County Sheriff's Report (03/07/12)
Jerry Daniel Taylor, 45, of Hardy was arrested Feb. 3 for DWI and driving left of center. James Marvin Hobbs, Jr., 19, of Hardy was arrested Feb. 4 for theft of property. Derrick Franklin Moses, 22, of Cherokee Village was arrested Feb. 4 on a hold for Conway County...
Fulton County Circuit Court (03/07/12)
John E. Shaffer, 25, of Hardy was charged with Theft of Property, Criminal Mischief in the First Degree and Breaking or Entering in a Feb. 23 Circuit Court filing. Shaffer was charged in connection with an Oct. 14, 2011 incident in which a shed was broken into on Pine Crest Road, and a camper on the property was ripped nearly in two as someone attempted to remove it. ...
Fulton County Sheriff's Department (03/07/12)
Zachary Myrick, 19, of Thayer, Mo. was arrested on March 2 for DWI (Drugs), Operating Unsafe Vehicle, No Proof of Insurance and No Seat Belt. Myrick has an additional felony charge pending. Myrick was released from the Fulton County Jail on March 2 on $6,845 bond...
Oregon County Sheriff's Department (03/07/12)
Steven Z. Oberbeck, 26, of Hardy, Ark., was transported to Bonne Terre Correctional Facility on Feb. 23 for a parole violation.
Thayer Police Department (03/07/12)
Cole A. Jordan, 18, of Cherokee Village, Ark., was cited Feb. 24 for failing to stop at a traffic light. Linda G. Marcotte, 54,, of Thayer was arrested Feb. 25 for driving while intoxicated and failing to signal. Bond was set at $524. Jacob S. Birmingham, 26, of Alton was arrested Feb. 28 on Oregon County warrants for driving while revoked (two counts) and possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $7,400...