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Stories from Thursday, March 17, 2011

Oregon County schools discussing shorter 2011-12 calendar (03/17/11)
Thayer sets 174-day calendar; Alton and Couch undecided
Fish hatchery to celebrate groundbreaking on Wednesday, March 23 (03/17/11)
Public is invited to attend groundbreaking ceremonies at 10 a.m.
Residents discouraged about Gepp Post Office's future (03/17/11)
Despite pouring rain, more than 60 Gepp area residents made their way to the Gepp Volunteer Fire Department on March 8, for a meeting with U.S. Postal Service representatives. In addition, more than 300 residents have signed petitions, urging the Postal Service to keep the Gepp Post Office open...
Flood of motions filed in Seņor Carlos murder case (03/17/11)
On Monday, March 7, Fulton County Prosecuting Attorney Dwayne Plumlee came out of Circuit Judge Tim Weaver's chambers carrying a thick book. The book, tossed on his courtroom desk, is full of laws and procedures used in death penalty cases, an indication that Plumlee has a challenging task ahead...
MS Quiz Bowl team takes third at State (03/17/11)
Calling it a sort of "Team Jeopardy" event, Mammoth Spring High School history teacher Adam Henslee said the recent state quiz bowl challenged his students to remain focused. "They start out nervous, but then they settle down," Henslee said Monday, March 7, of his students' ability to "outsmart" their opponents...
Community mourns friend and leader (03/17/11)
With a smile that could melt your heart and a voice like an angel, heaven was certainly enriched as the community lost a fixture and friend March 7. Lillian Newburn, 88, of Cherokee Village, the self-proclaimed "shortest woman in Sharp County," died after complications related to an automobile accident. Without a doubt, she has made an impact on the community and has a permanent place in the hearts of all who were privileged to know her...
Former C.V. council member sentenced (03/17/11)
A former Cherokee Village City Council member was sentenced to seven years in the Department of Corrections on March 7 for second degree sexual assault. The charge originated from Shelton's April 14, 2010 arrest on a class Y felony charge of rape. Through a negotiated plea with the Fulton County Prosecutor's office, Shelton pled to the lesser charge of second degree sexual assault, a Class B felony...
Bernie bounces Bobcats (03/17/11)
BERNIE 57, THAYER 41
Hower power leads Tribe to Columbia (03/17/11)
Lady Indians get knocked down, get right back, up to win thriller in Dexter
Defense does the trick (03/17/11)
Lady Pirates win first state title in 35 years; Johnson named MVP
Faces and Places -- Community garden takes root (03/17/11)
Just starting its second growing season, the Thayer-Mammoth Spring Rotary Club Community Garden project is flourishing. By February, all 50 of the garden plots alongside Highway 63 South between the two cities had been leased to area gardeners. Rotarian Robert Cicigoi was honored last year as the group's Citizen of the Year for his proposal to create the garden, although he credits many others for their contributions...
Death Notices for the week of March 17, 2011 (03/17/11)
Doris Gladin, 84, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Thayer, Mo., died March 11, 2011, in St. Louis. Services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home in Thayer. Pauline Smith, 81, of Quincy, Ill., formerly of Thayer, Mo., died March 13, 2011, in Good Smaritan Nursing Home in Quincy. Services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home in Thayer...
Steeds to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (03/17/11)
Charles and Ruby Steed will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary, Saturday, March 26 from 2-4 p.m., at a drop in reception at the First Christian Church fellowship hall. The church is at 7th and Archer Streets in Mammoth Spring. All friends and relatives are cordially invited to attend...
Fulton County Sheriff's Report (03/17/11)
Louis Morris, 46, of Salem was arrested on March 3 for Rape. Morris is being held in the Fulton County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond. Daniel Keller, 40, of Salem was arrested on March 3 for DWI (#3) and Driving on a Suspended License. Keller was released from the Fulton County Jail on March 4 on $2,450 bond. At the time of his arrest, Keller was free on an Own Recognizance Bond after being arrested on Feb. 25 for Bond Revocation...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (03/17/11)
Morgan Lee Miller, 23, of Alton was arrested March 7 for no valid driver's license. Bond was set at $351.50. Teodolo Benito Hernandez, 27, of Alton was arrested March 7 on an Alton city ordinance violation. Bond was set at $1,000. Gregory Rackley, 31, of Myrtle was arrested March 9 for felony non-support. He posted $2,500 bond and has a court date of March 30...
Thayer Police Report (03/17/11)
The Thayer Police Department is searching for the following suspects. Call the department at 417-264-3819 if you have any information on their whereabouts. Benny K. Hunter, 55, of 28 Ecofine, Cherokee Village. Russell Shipp, 31, of Rt. 2, Box 2160 County Road 219, Thayer...