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Stories from Friday, November 4, 2011

New public defender faces large backlog of court cases (11/04/11)
A new public defender, who made his first appearance during the Oct. 25 session of Fulton Circuit Court, faced a log jam of cases. John Russo, a Mountain Home defense attorney, was chosen by the Arkansas Public Defenders Office to represent clients in Fulton and Izard County...
Thayer native part of Antarctica science team (11/04/11)
Craig Herbold was a Thayer fourth grader when he became intrigued with dirt -- soil, actually. Herbold's main influence was Mary Jane Pounders, who retired in 2008 after teaching science in Thayer for 27 years. She died in August 2010. "Craig always credited Miss Pounders with getting him interested in science," Herbold's mother, Clyda Herbold, said Tuesday, Nov. 1. "She is the one who made it fascinating for him. That's how important teachers are."...
Flippen Group to assist Highland Schools (11/04/11)
Representatives from the internationally renowned Flippen Group recently presented their Flippen Education Solutions to community leaders at Highland Oct. 20. The Flippen Group provides a very comprehensive, systematic proven approach to building high performing schools. ...
Elizabeth man dies following rollover accident (11/04/11)
A 22-year-old man from Elizabeth was injured Sunday evening and later died of his injuries in a one-vehicle accident near Viola. A report from Sgt. David Small with Troop I of the Arkansas State Police said Shaun Esposito was given emergency treatment at the scene and then transferred to Baxter Regional Medical Center...