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Stories from Friday, November 25, 2011

MDC celebrating 75 years of conservation in Missouri (11/25/11)
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is celebrating its 75th anniversary through October 2012. Throughout the next year, the MDC-produced magazine, Missouri Conservationist, will highlight the Show-Me-State's unique, citizen-led conservation story, successful conservation partnerships and programs and future challenges. ...
Holiday events abound in area (11/25/11)
Despite an economic recession, many free events are planned in the area for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Thanksgiving Mammoth Spring Mammoth Spring First Baptist Church will have a community Thanksgiving dinner at the Mammoth Spring Fire Station from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Nov. 24. The menu includes turkey, ham, dressing, vegetables, rolls and dessert. Meals can be eaten there, taken out or delivered. For a ride or delivery, call 870-625-3273 or 870-371-0878...
City of Thayer buys lot for $10,000 (11/25/11)
In closed session Nov. 8, Thayer aldermen unanimously approved buying a vacant lot next to the police department for $10,000. The property at 101 Front St., formerly occupied by a Dillard Insurance office, has been empty for several months and is owned by Bank of Salem. Last month, the city offered $5,000 for the lot, which was rejected...
New jail, expenditures, top Quorum Court agenda (11/25/11)
When county officials hold meetings regarding construction of a new jail, Fulton County Quorum Court members are going to try to attend, in case a decision needs to be made that would require a vote by Justices of the Peace. That decision was made as the Quorum Court held its monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 14...
Murder defendants both plead guilty, get 45-year jail sentences (11/25/11)
Two men charged with the Oct. 25, 2010 murder of a co-worker have accepted plea agreements that will spare them possible death penalty sentences. Jorge Pablo Gonzalez, 42, and Diego Handelin Villonueva, 20, faced capital murder charges in the shooting death of Jesus Cisnero Meza, who they worked with at the Seņor Carlos Restaurant in Salem...
Natural gas update (11/25/11)
Sharp County Judge Larry Brown and Evening Shade Mayor Richard Huff were the guest speakers at the monthly meeting of the Spring River Area Chamber of Commerce Nov. 15 at Words and Afterwords in Hardy. Nancy Orr, Chamber spokesperson, introduced the guest speakers whose topic was the planned Sharp County Natural Gas System. ...
Sharp County Quorum Court hears grievance hearing (11/25/11)
For the first time in five years, the Sharp County Quorum Court heard a grievance hearing Nov. 14, regarding three complaints by Mike Baldwin, former Highland School resource officer. Baldwin was hired as resource officer under the administration of former sheriff Dale Weaver. Through a partnership with the school, the county was reimbursed for Baldwin's wages and his paychecks were received through the sheriff's department...
Custody hearing ends with felony arrest (11/25/11)
Misconduct during a child custody hearing on Nov. 9 landed a Ravenden Springs man in jail, and felony residential burglary and theft of property charges were filed the following day. Doug Claude, 28, was in family court Nov. 9 when he caused a disturbance and was arrested for disorderly conduct...
Cave City School mourns student killed in weekend hunting accident (11/25/11)
A hunting outing ended in tragedy for a Cave City family on Nov. 20, as 14-year old Brandt Matthews was killed near his home in Sidney. According to the Sharp County Sheriff's Department, Matthews was hunting with two other juvenile males near Sidney Road when the accident occurred...
Death Notices for the week of Nov. 24, 2011 (11/25/11)
Anna Beth McGinnis, 89, of Cherokee Village died on Nov. 15, 2011 at the Baxter Regional Medical Center. Arrangements by the Tri-County Funeral Home in Hardy. Wayne C. Liles, 88, of Cave City died on Nov. 17, 2011 at Batesville. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City...