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  1. Obituaries for Jan. 26 – Feb. 5

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    February 9, 2012 by wcobserver

    Brighton Thadd Polach — Prairie Grove Brighton Thadd Polach, infant son of Brendan and Theresa Faulk Polach of Prairie Grove, passed away Jan. 26. Survivors include his parents; one brother, Brandon T. Nodier and one sis- ter, Briell S. Nodier both of Prairie Grove; grandparents, Gary and Betty LaTaxes of Prairie Grove and Charles and Tammy Po- lach of Fayetteville, and the late Russell Faulk; God parents, Dalton M. Faulk and Brianna Polach. Arrangements are under the direction of the Luginbuel Funeral Home of Prairie Grove. To sign the online guest book, visit www.luginbuel.com. Bobby Gene Watson — Winslow Bobby Gene Watson, of Winslow, died Sunday, Feb. 5, at the Fayetteville Vet- eran’s Hospital. Bob was born June 11, 1937, in Boomer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Lillie Watson, his son Raymond Keith Watson, and two brothers, Elmer Raymond Wat- son and Danny Joe Watson. Bob is sur- vived by his wife of 54 years, Katie Ann Watson, one son, Bobby Joe Watson of Fayetteville; three daughters, Vicky Lynn Daylie of Hot Springs, Mary Katherine Young of Kalamazoo, Mich., and Susan Ann Watson of Winslow; two grandsons, two great granddaughters, one brother and four sisters. …

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  2. Washington County Divorces Filed Jan. 25 — Feb. 3

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    February 9, 2012 by wcobserver

    • Donald and Judy Mitchell, represented by Vicki Vasser • Steven and Ashley McAlpin, represented by BoyceDavis • Darrick and Amandad Phillips, represented by Pro se • Ralph and Patricia Holingsworth, represented by Steven Zega • Stanley Jackson, represented by Greg Clark and Jo L Jackson, represented by Victoria Bruton • Rhonda and Jimmy Meeks, represented by Tim Snively • Anthony and Joyce Scott, represented by Pro se • Austin and Andrea Zornes, represented by Charles Harwell • Joanna and Daryl Patton, represented by David Hogue • Alena and Dustin Barnes, represented by Kristo- pher Ramsfield • Tina and Bobby Yates, represented by Johnnie Rhoads • Steve and Terri Nations, represented by John Baureis • Kristopher and Ryanne Strait, represented by Pro se • Robert and Charlotte Brgnac, represented by Eric Backstrom • James and Mary Crump, represented by Larry Douglas • Kenneth and Patricia Whisenhunt, represented by Jim Burnett • Carmen and Christopher Curlee, represented by Mary Green • Jeremy Struble and Lena Gordy, represented by Kris Cassat • Irene and Ronald Estes, represented by Rita Hempen • Smiley and Leslie Bandy, represented by Vicki Vasser • Jeffery and Tonya Kissinger, reperesented by Charles Harwell • Jamie and Jaime …

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  3. Washington County Bankruptcies Filed Jan. 25 — Feb. 3

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    February 9, 2012 by wcobserver

    U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Berry • Shawn Redmond, Ch. 13, no representation disclosed • Marvin and Tracey Griggs, Ch. 13, represented by Michael Chase • Brandi and James Boliver, Ch. 13, represted by Jennifer DuCharme • Benjamin and Diana Huss, Ch. 7, represented by Todd Hertzberg • Trisha Parker, Ch.7, represented by Robert Conner • Richard and Ann Womack, Ch. 7, represented by Stanley Bond • Conchita Wertens, Ch. 7, represented by Stacy Alexander • Robert Tomlinson Jr., Ch. 7, represented by James Dowden • JoJo Poole, Ch. 7, represented by Robert Conner • Richard and Deborah Faust, Ch. 13, repre- sented by Jennifer DuCharme • Margaret Alsbrook, Ch. 7, represented by Robert Conner • Tony McDonald, Ch.7 , represented by Hugh Jacoway • Bobby Lynch, Ch. 7, represented by Cindy Hawkins • Gregory Stewart, Ch. 7, represented by Cindy Hawkins • Kerry Hargan, Ch. 13, represented by Michael Chase • Juan Acosta, Ch. 13, represented by Michael Chase • Kevin and Candace Barnes, Ch. 7, represented by Pro se • Lawrence Merck, Ch. 7, represented by Stacy Alexander • James and Alana Adkins, Ch. 7, represented by John Lee • Bradley and Gena Smith, Ch. 7, represented by Jennifer DuCharme …

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  4. Obituaries for Jan. 9 – Jan. 24

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    February 2, 2012 by wcobserver

    ​Jessie Mae Hunton, Prairie Grove Jessie Mae Hunton, 89, a resident of Prairie Grove, died Tuesday, Jan. 10. She was born Oct. 5, 1922, to the late Lonnie and Alma Smith Dickenson and was raised in the Johnson Community near Shawnee, OK. During WWII, Jessie worked as a welder in the shipyards in Richmond, California building Liberty ships when she met her husband, Floyd. After moving to Prairie Grove in 1945 the couple became successful poultry and cattle farmers. Jessie loved her work and always said that her vacation was her work. She was interested in politics and was a life-long Democrat. She and her husband were also members of the Primitive Baptist Church.Jessie is survived by three children, daughter and son-in-law Janie and Dwayne Webb of Dutch Mills; son and daughter-in-law Jerry and Karen Hunton of Prairie Grove; and daughter and son-in-law Judy and Ron Moore of Prairie Grove. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Other survivors of Jessie include three sisters, Myrtle Hood of Shawnee, OK, Frankie Bland of Shawnee, OK, and Alene Vasquez of Sand Springs, OK. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Hunton. She was also preceded in death …

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  5. Law and Order for Jan. 9 – Jan. 20

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    February 2, 2012 by wcobserver

    Washington County Calls for Service Prairie Grove 1/9 10:50 a.m. Animal complaint; Battlefield Park Rd. 1:15 p.m. Burglary; Hogeye/ WC 28 3:12 p.m. Traffic complaint; Cove Creek North 5:51 p.m. Shots fired; Rocky Hill Rd. 1/10 7:54 a.m. Trespassing; South Hwy 265 10:50 a.m. Animal complaint; Hogeye/ WC 28 1/11 9:56 a.m. Roadway hazard; Cove Creek North 1/13 12:13 p.m. Breaking and entering; Prairie View/ WC 655 1/17 3:02 p.m. Roadway hazard; Stonewall/ WC 64 5:12 p.m. 911 hangup; W. Ervan Beeks 5:16 p.m. Burglary; Cove Creek South 1/21 12:36 p.m. Disturbance; South Hwy 265 5:47 p.m. Domestic disturbance; Parker Branch Rd. 1/22 10:35 a.m. Drunk driver; S Baggett St. 12:53 p.m. Animal complaint; Hubbard/ WC 214 Winlsow 1/9 4:56 p.m. Animal complaint; Winslow Blvd. 1/10 1:49 p.m. Threat; N. Railroad St. 4:03 p.m. Welfare concern; Bunyard Rd. 1/11 9:24 a.m. Welfare concern; Ramey Rd. 3:09 p.m. Suspicious activity; Millers Chapel Rd. 4:54 p.m. Criminal mischief; Kyle/ WC 3278 1/12 4:22 p.m. 911 hangup; Brentwood Mnt. Rd. 10:06 a.m. Animal bite; Hwy 71 1/13 10:06 a.m. Animal bite; Hwy 71 1/17 12:12 p.m. Burglary; Bethlehem/ WC 237 1/18 9:13 a.m. Welfare concern; Hughs/ WC 4172 5:08 p.m. Forgery/fraud; Morning Shade …

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  6. Recipes for the Cabin Fever Soul

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    January 20, 2012 by Terry Ropp

    Snow days are a joy to kids and some- times an annoyance to parents, especially if the containment lasts more than a day. One solution to bored, restless kids is cooking together. In today’s world, where both parents or the single parent works long hours with home responsibilities being squeezed in wherever possible, the joy of cooking and sharing home-cooked foods often becomes lost in the bustle to survive. Snow days can provide a refuge from the bustle and a chance to reconnect as a family. Cooking projects need not be detailed and compli- cated. Many children know only heat-and- eat dishes from the microwave, so some- thing as simple as making a hot chocolate mix can be fun and rewarding, especially if some homemade cookies accompany the steamy beverage. The trick to a successful cooking ven- ture with children is to plan ahead so you know what to pick up at the store before the much-awaited winter storm occurs. Obviously, kid-favorite foods make sense. The kids, and perhaps, you will be amazed at how simple and fast some homemade foods can be. Here are three starters. Hot chocolate mix: Simply blend togeth- er 4 cups Nestle Quick, 5 1/3 …

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  7. Public Service Announcements for Week of Jan. 23

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    January 20, 2012 by wcobserver

    MARCH  On Friday, Jan. 20, “Occupy NWA” locally along with “Move to Amend” nationally will demonstrate to Occupy the Courts. Meet on the Square in Fayetteville at noon for a short march to the Fed. Bldg. at 35 E. Mountain St. Our action from 12 noon to 2p.m. will include speakers, musicians, and signs to express our demands: End corporate rule, legalize democracy, corporations are not people and money is not speech. MEETING   The Washington County Tea Party resumes its bimonthly Lunch and Learn series regarding America’s Christian Heritage 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. January 17 & 31, at Western Sizzlin’, 3942 West Sunset in Springdale.  With lunch, video, and discussion, the sessions in the Western Sizzlin’ Trail Blazer Room feature the “Wallbuilders” series by David Barton.  For more information contact 479-361-2611. TAX HELP  There will be no AARP Taxaide Site in West Fork this year. You will be able to get help, at no charge, at The Fayetteville Boys and Girls Club, 560 N Rupple Rd. They are open 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri. Appointment Required. Phone 479-442-9242. APPLY   The City of Greenland is currently taking applications for two positions on the City’s Planning Commission. Applications may be picked up at City Hall from …

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