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Stories from Friday, August 19, 2011

Horseshoe Bend teen killed in crash (08/19/11)
A 16-year-old Horseshoe Bend resident was killed late Saturday, Aug. 13, in a one-vehicle accident. Tyler Coil was a passenger in a vehicle driven by David Yancey, 18, also of Horseshoe Bend. According to Horseshoe Bend Police, Yancey lost control of his 1990 Chevrolet pickup truck while driving on Ben's Creek Drive, near South Pine Ridge, in Horseshoe Bend...
Thayer scraps caboose; raises utility rates, deposits (08/19/11)
Unable to absorb the latest electricity cost increase from its provider, the city of Thayer last week passed along a 15-percent rate hike to customers. Before the council voted on the issue in a special noontime meeting Aug. 12, Thayer Mayor Earl Buddy Rogers said the city could not afford not to do so...
Hurricanes blow through Wichita (08/19/11)
Area hoopsters finish an impressive eighth at national tourney
Fulton County Sheriff's Department (08/19/11)
Gregory Smoot, 24, of Gepp was arrested on Aug. 5 for Possession of Firearms by a Certain Person. Smoot was released from the Fulton County Jail on Aug. 9 on $15,000 bond. John Boyer, 57, of Hardy was arrested on Aug. 9 for Possession of a Defaced Firearm and Possession of a Firearm by a Certain Person. Boyer is being held without bond and faces a hold from Missouri...
Izard County Sheriff's Report (08/19/11)
Haley Leanne Crotts, 20, of Franklin was arrested on Aug. 11, accused of engaging in sexual activity with a fifteen year old male. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said the investigation was initiated after a compliant was filed by the mother of the young male. Crotts was released from the Izard County Detention Facility after receiving a court date...
A Voice of Support for the 1% Sales Tax (08/19/11)
Dear Editor: On September 13, 2011, the City of Cherokee Village will hold a special election on a proposed one percent sales tax. We are writing to voice our support for the tax and to urge others to vote yes. In the last few years, Cherokee Village has lost shared revenues from the Suburban Improvement District (SID), due to property owners defaulting on payments to SID. This is likely due to the economy...