Author: Paula Reeder

Gurney Settlemire Was Not Arrested

Correction to Wednesday 6-14-17 Police report, Gurney Settlemire was not arrested as previously stated. He called in the complaint. We apologize for the trouble that this has caused him. Next week’s issue will have a corrected...

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Pottsville News 6-14-17 by Katherine Ann Teeter

Congratulations to W.A. “Dub” McAnulty and wife Faye on their 60th wedding anniversary. They celebrated with a dinner at Cracker Barrel. Jean Oates and daughter Brenda Harrison attended the retirement reception Sunday afternoon for Van and Ginnie Tyson at the Matthews Center in Atkins. Steve, Kassen and Jace Sears, her parents Kay and Virginia Jamell, Angel and daughter Kentlee Vantine and Clint Reddell enjoyed Sunday lunch at Mulan’s after church. Steve, Kassen and Jace went rafting Saturday on Piney. Connor and Lodan Eoff spent Sunday afternoon and night with grandfather Milton Eoff. The boys left Monday morning to attend the Baptist Church Camp at Lonsdale. Ark. They will return Friday. Katie Bellott and Jaquita Lamb came Friday afternoon to Milton’s and set up the water slide for Nix Belloff and Dallin Webb to enjoy. Katherine Teeter took Briana and Jaylie Teeter and Charley Lewey to a late lunch at LaHuerta Wednesday. Mary Creemer and her sister Martha Traylor went to Little Rock Friday. Martha returned to her Mansfield home that afternoon while Mary stayed in Sherwood with her son Jeff and wife Shonda Creemer. Mary returned home Monday afternoon. The Pottsville Junior and Senior High Cheerleaders left Sunday afternoon for Branson, Mo. to attend a cheerleading camp. They will return Wednesday. Gladys Bunton has been enjoying a visit with her daughter Beverly Jones and husband Ricky and children Matthew...

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Pottsville News 6-7-17 by Katherine Ann Teeter

We were sorry to hear of the death of Don Vick, a longtime Pottsville resident. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Humphrey Funeral Home, followed by burial at Pisgah Cemetery. Sympathy is expressed to the family. Visitation was Tuesday night. Gladys Bunton welcomed her daughter Beverly and husband Ricky Jones and their sons Matthew and “little Chris” Sunday afternoon from Wyoming. They joined Gladys for supper and will be staying for about a week to visit with friends and relatives in the area. Gladys and son David Bunton ate Sunday lunch together. Gladys’ sister Martha and husband Joe Cochran visited Wednesday and then came back Monday afternoon to visit with Beverly and her family. Marie Bunton visited Wednesday morning and Aliene Thompson visited Thursday. Danny and Carless Teeter returned home Friday afternoon from the Dallas, Texas area where they visited with daughter Leanne and husband Carlton Jenke and their three children Connor, Emma and Kara. They helped them move to their new home in a suburb of Dallas. Milton Eoff enjoyed having his grandsons Connor and Logan spend Thursday night and all day Friday with him. Mary Creemer and Katherine Teeter ate at La Huerta Sunday afternoon. Janette Lewis enjoyed a visit from her son Pat and his granddaughter Madison Lewis over the weekend. Katherine Teeter and Devaughn Hale ate supper Tuesday night at Western...

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Tysons Honored by PBA

The People for a Better Atkins hosted a celebration at the Matthews Civic Center to honor Van and Ginnie Tyson for their years of commitment to the community on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Richard Pierce presented the Tysons with a plaque. Guests shared fond memories of their times with Van and Ginnie. When asked who was a student of Dr. Van Tyson at Arkansas Tech University many hands went into the air. Ginnie made a speech stating she never wanted a paper, but she has enjoyed all the people and opportunities it gave her. Memorabilia was on hand to show the level of excellence the Tysons brought to reporting the...

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