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Stories from Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Gordon guilty verdict, complete story (07/19/11)
Minutes after a Stone County jury found Richard Gordon, of Viola, guilty of the murder of his neighbor, Joseph Clifton, 32, Denise Clifton faced jurors to plead that Gordon "spend his life behind bars," before they deliberated on a sentence. But first, Denise, Joseph's wife, turned to speak directly to Gordon. Holding her son, Jenkins, 4, who had been left in the pickup with his father's body after the shooting, Denise released nearly two years of fear, sorrow and frustration...
Sharp County passes contract labor, flood plain ordinances (07/19/11)
Two ordinances were passed at the Sharp County Quorum Court's July meeting. Judge Larry Brown explained the city's need to pass an ordinance to allow county employees to work as contract labor, and to appove a retroactive action by former Sheriff Dale Weaver...
Thunder on Thunderbird makes donation (07/19/11)
Members of the Thunder on Thunderbird Committee and the Highland Elk's Lodge presented Leonard Holden with a $2,000 check on July 15 at the American Veteran's Memorial in Ash Flat. The funds, in addition to $200 set aside by the committee to reimburse the pilot of the helicopters which participated in the fly over, were donated back to the memorial...
Cave City firefighter receives Joe Coker Award (07/19/11)
Firefighters constantly give of themselves and live to help others. On July 14, a Cave City fireman was honored with the Joe Coker Achievement Award at the Three Rivers Firefighters Association meeting at Basehart Station in Cherokee Village. For the second year in a row, a member of the Cave City Department was chosen...
Cherokee Village teen injured in rollover (07/19/11)
A July 14 accident in Cherokee Village sent a local teenager to the hospital with serious injuries after overturning the SUV she was driving in a one vehicle accident in Cherokee Village. According to an accident report, Anna Therese Huscher, 16, of Cherokee Village was driving eastbound in a 1998 Ford Explorer on Cherokee Road near Ossipee Trace, when the right front tire left the roadway causing the vehicle to overturn, coming to a landing on all four wheels...
Highland looks at past due sewer bills (07/19/11)
Past due sewer bills and the status of the fun park topped the agenda at the monthly meeting of the Highland City Council. Specifications for yard and produce sales at the fire station, along with a possible solution to those owing past due sewer bills were also discussed...
Evening Shade sisters to sign book at Words Bookstore in Hardy July 23 (07/19/11)
Words Bookstore and AfterWords Cafe' in Hardy are proud to host authors Diana Lynette Chambers and Janice Corinne Lee for the signing of their book 'Chasing Rainbows' Saturday, July 23, from 1-3 p.m. Sisters, 10 years apart in age, they grew up in a large family in the Ozark Mountains in a tiny little town called Evening Shade. ...
Sorghum making discussed July 24 in Ash Flat (07/19/11)
The Sharp County Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 24, in the First National Bank community room in Ash Flat. Parking and entrance are at the rear of the building. Guest speaker Benson Hardaway will present "Producing Sorghum," from the early days of the sorghum mill in his community to the present process...