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CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs

Jennifer Robertson and Nathan Lynch, Hot Springs, a son, Archer Kane, Feb. 27.

Tiffany and David Alford, Hot Springs, a son, Kannon Lynn, March 5.

Crystal and Omar Sesena, Hot Springs, a son, Emiliano Estevez, March 5.

Kelsie and Rocco Sanchez, Hot Springs, a daughter, Sophia Rose, March 6.

Taylor and Quinton Revels, Malvern, a son, Barrett Wesley, March 6.

Sarah and Charles Knabe, Pearcy, a son, Kase Alan, March 6.

Leslie and Kenneth Harris, Delight, a son, Kenneth Elliott, March 6.

Maddison Rose and Kyle Johnston, Bismarck, a son, Emmett Michael, March 6.

Mackenzie and Matthew Harper, Hot Springs Village, a son, Micah Dean, March 7.

Kelli and Zachary Ray, Hot Springs, a daughter, Marryn Harper, March 8.

Stephanie Roberson and Justin Roberson-Wherley, Hot Springs, a son, James Howard, March 9.

Amber Collins and Dakota Newman, Bismarck, a daughter, Kensley Abigail, March 9.

Kimberly and Trey Medina, Murfreesboro, a son, Colton Ray, March 9.

Lori and Jeremy Sill, Hot Springs, a daughter, Emma Jade, March 9.

Hannah Geiling, Jessieville, a daughter, Mary Lynne, March 10.

Sushma and Bishnu Dhakal, Hot Springs, a daughter, Omie, March 10.

Katie Amador, Hot Springs, a daughter, Haydee, March 11.


Marquista Paschal, Hot Springs, a daughter, Amaya Faith, March 11 at UAMS.

Marriage licenses

March 8

Brandon Dale Vangorder, 30, and Whitney Jordan Sills, 32, both of Benton, Miss.

March 9

Jaime A. Adams, 31, and Amy Nichole Tucker, 35, both of Hot Springs.

Michael John Carter, 40, and Monica Denise Jackson, 38, both of Hot Springs.

Percy L. Knight, 54, of Bogalusa, La., and Michelle L. McGrew, 42, of Glenwood.

Lendell Layne, 65, of Beebe and Glenda Sue Kersh, 69, of Searcy.

Timothy Todd Turnbow, 50, and Cynthia L. McDill, 48, both of Arkadelphia.

Christopher Scott Van Hoy, 35, and Megan Elizabeth Rush, 35, both of Dallas.

March 12

Paul Jordan Lynch, 31, and Beth Dee Ann Berry, 38, both of Hot Springs.

John Tomassini-Gietzen, 23, and Amber Lee Weston, 24, both of Hot Springs.

March 13

Matthew Cretzman, 32, of Hot Springs and Jennifer Greer Cozens, 36, of Keller, Texas.

Matthew Scott McClenahan, 35, and Emily Anne Moore, 30, both of Hot Springs Village.

Russell L. Sanders, 47, and Christy Dawn Mayberry, 41, both of Malvern.

Travis Charles Wilmer, 21, of Queen Creek, Ariz., and Markeda Rolanda Ervilus, 21, of Hot Springs.

March 14

Angelo L. Bryant, 42, and Keri Lynn Brown, 44, both of Hot Springs.

Tracy D. Roberts, 41, and Amber Lynn Benning, 30, both of Royal.


March 9

Raymond Dale Horn II vs. Stephanie Horn.

Otis Hildreth vs. Dorothy Hildreth.

Julie Freeman vs. Erik Freeman.

March 12

Keri Lynn Webb vs. Michael Terrell Webb.

Fredrick Scott Sr. vs. Keanna Scott.

Yu Han vs. John Bateman.

March 14

Devin Tyler Nobles vs. Staci Michelle Nobles.

Debra Hood vs. Michael Hood.

Civil Cases

March 8

Credit Acceptance Corp. vs. Christina Richards.

Bruce Osborn vs. certain lands.

Ally Financial Inc. vs. Angela Swecker.

Axiom Springs Acquisition vs. Heather A Jobe, et al.

March 9

Garland County Habitat For Humanity vs. Delores Thomas.

Midland Funding, LLC vs. Jayne Diggs.

Midland Funding, LLC vs. Kimberly Cash.

Midland Funding, LLC vs. Annette Jenkins.

City Of Hot Springs vs. Central Revocable Living Trust.

Amir Divsalar vs. Hyundai Of Hot Springs, LLC.

March 12

Jefferson Capital vs. Wilma Melton.

Progressive Marathon Insurance Co. vs. Frank D. Robinson.

First National Bank Of Omaha vs. Scott D Brookshire.

Discover Bank vs. Deborah G. Jones.

Arvest Bank vs. Jimmie K. Taylor.

March 13

State of Arkansas vs. Lakeesha Johnson.

Val-ger, LLC, et al. vs. Bobby Meux.

Chambers Bank vs. Greg Green, et al.

Mark Ward vs. Stacy Strother.

Credit Acceptance Corp. vs. Leston Saunders.

Midland Funding, LLC vs. David Martineau.

Midland Funding, LLC vs. Annette Jenkins.

Midland Funding, LLC vs. Kacey Prince.

Midland Funding, LLC vs. Laura Markle.

March 14

Midland Funding, LLC vs. Brandy Lopez.

Discover Bank vs. Clint Tillman.

Discover Bank vs. Ronila F Hall.

Joseph Rogers vs. Jordan Allen, et al.

Christopher Homes of Hot Springs, Inc. vs. Martha Langston.

LVNV Funding, LLC vs. John Swecker.

LVNV Funding, LLC vs. Russell Trautsch.

LVNV Funding, LLC vs. Amanda Law.

LVNV Funding, LLC vs. Lamont Williams.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC vs. Jimmy Barber.

Criminal Cases

March 8

James A. Palmer, possession of a controlled substance, meth, possession of drug paraphernalia.

Stephen Christopher Spadaro, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, meth, possession of a controlled substance, hydrocodone.

Megan Marie Creasy, possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts, possession of meth with purpose to deliver.

Haley Rae Rudd, possession of a controlled substance, meth.

March 9

Buddy Lee Harris, possession of firearms by certain persons.

Savonne Dashawn Nutt, theft of property more than $5,000, aggravated assault on a family or household member, third-degree domestic battery.

Cam Steven Tomlin, possession of drug paraphernalia, theft by receiving more than $1,000, possession of a controlled substance, meth.

Harley J. Brocious, possession of drug paraphernalia, theft by receiving more than $1,000, possession of a controlled substance, meth.

Tony D. Collins, possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, with purpose to deliver, driving while intoxicated, first offense.

Mandy Marie Munoz, possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, with purpose to deliver.

March 12

Thomas Matthew Peacock, extradition.

Joseph Brown, extradition.

Ryan Earl Tweedle, extradition.


Western Division of Arkansas

(Hot Springs)

March 9

Timothy M. Raines and Kendra F. Raines, fka Kendra Sue Raines, fka Kendra Sue Harper, 210 Lower Dam Pike, Arkadelphia, Chapter 7.

James Arness Jackson, 103 Crown Hill Court, Apt. A, Hot Springs, Chapter 7.

William Archie Gaddis and Patty Sue Gaddis, 255 Fairwood Circle, Hot Springs, Chapter 13.

Sharon Kay Hudson, 517 S. 10th St., Arkadelphia, Chapter 7.

Jonathan J. Kelly and Sara J. Kelly, fka Sara J. Duboise, 3594 Gifford Road, Malvern, Chapter 13.

March 11

David Ray Embler Jr. and Amanda Embler, 286 Westinghouse Drive, Hot Springs, Chapter 7.

March 12

Cynthia Lynn Barnes, 1102 S. 15th St., Arkadelphia, Chapter 13.

March 13

John K. Lomack, 231 Sheppard, Malvern, Chapter 13.

March 14

John Wesley Starks and Delois Peggy Starks, P.O. Box 6153, Hot Springs, Chapter 13.

Cornell Bolden, 548 Crescent Ave., Hot Springs, Chapter 13.

Pamela A. Forte, aka And as Affiant/Administrator for the Estate of Lula Mae Smith, 143 Chestnut St., Hot Springs, Chapter 13.

Ronny Tabor and Mary Tabor, 932 Pitman, Hot Springs, Chapter 13.

March 15

Dylan R. Walker, 1201 N. 26th St., No. 2, Arkadelphia, Chapter 7.

Pamela J. Maiorano, P.O. Box 3246, Hot Springs, Chapter 7.

Carey Gates, 217 Chitwood St., Hot Springs, Chapter 13.

Laura Catherine Starkey, 550 Files Road, Apt. G 8 4, Hot Springs, Chapter 7.

Michael D. Brossman and Tina M. Brossman, 5600 Albert Pike Road, Lot No. 7, Hot Springs, Chapter 13.

Tony Jason Word, 3141 Center Ridge Road, Amity, Chapter 7.

Local on 03/18/2018

Guns in Idaho: How are statistics skewed?

Guns in Idaho: How are statistics skewed? statistics, nevin manimala, mathematics, math, linkedin, google plus
Guns in Idaho: How are statistics skewed? statistics, nevin manimala, mathematics, math, linkedin, google plus

A massive amount of information on gun violence is floating around online, especially in the weeks since the Parkland, Fla., mass shooting that killed 17 people on Valentine’s Day. Perhaps too much. Some statistics appear consistently and are generally accepted, while others seem to contradict known trends. Some even contradict each other.

So which surveys can be trusted and which surveys have been twisted to reinforce the source’s opinion?

Surveys say…

America is indisputably the most heavily armed country in the world, and Americans own half of the guns on Earth. Also undisputed is that nearly 30 percent of Americans own at least one firearm.

Alaska is the most heavily armed state in the country, with nearly 62 percent of its population owning at least one firearm. Arkansas follows close behind at nearly 58 percent, and Idaho sits at nearly 57 percent, according to a 2015 peer-reviewed journal by Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research and the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Delaware’s gun ownership rate — at 5.2 percent — is the lowest in the country, and far below the national average.

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But one news report recently ranked the most heavily armed states by using numbers from the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms’ National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record, which excludes the majority of legal firearms in circulation. The Nevin Manimala news report lists Wyoming as the No. 1 state in registered firearms per capita.

It’s numbers, however accurate, do not reveal the reality portrayed by other surveys that approach the issues from several angles by cross-referencing related information.