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Stories from Friday, August 26, 2011

Oregon County food coop to meet Aug. 27 (08/26/11)
More than a dozen gardeners and artisans attended the first-ever community produce exchange Aug. 11 at Juggbutt's Coffee House in Alton. The participants traded items such as homemade soap, jam, stoneground wheat bread, handcrafted pillows and potholders, vegetables and chocolate pies. ...
Former Oregon County Deputy in court (08/26/11)
Butler County Divison I Judge Michael Pritchett determined Aug. 23 enough evidence exists against former Oregon County sheriff's deputy Dophes "Gene" Barton to proceed with trial. The case was moved to Butler county on a change of venue...
Thayer to consider using police tax funds for payroll (08/26/11)
In April 2009, Thayer voters approved a half-cent city sales tax to help pay for just about anything the police department might need. The money, which was first collected in the fall of 2009, can be used for facility maintenance, training, supplies, vehicles and weapons -- even a new jail, when enough money is generated...