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Stories from Wednesday, August 31, 2011

3 more arrested in Cherokee Village burglary ring (08/31/11)
Three more arrests have been made in the investigation of a Cherokee Village burglary ring. So far, four have been charged, with over $40,000 in merchandise recovered. There have been additional charges filed against the alleged ring leader, Jason Evans, who remains in the Sharp County Jail on a $30,000 bond...
Main Street Hardy Singer Search finals Sept. 3 (08/31/11)
The final four finalists for the Main Street Hardy Singer Search were selected on Thursday, Aug. 25. They are: Walter Nelson, Heather Green, Kristen Gill and Justin Welch.
Chemical spill near Hardy quickly contained (08/31/11)
What could have become a dangerous chemical spill Aug. 22, near the Spring River at Hardy, was narrowly avoided thanks to the keen senses and training of employees of Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railroad (BNSF). A hydrochloric acid leak was detected as an Eastbound train was in a siding area awaiting a second train's passing. ...
Downed power pole causes outage, damage (08/31/11)
Electricity was knocked out to Cherokee Elementary School and two local day care centers on Thursday, Aug. 25, after a delivery truck knocked a power pole and transformer down at the school, sending wires to the ground and on top fences surrounding the playground...