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Stories from Friday, December 23, 2011

River bridge installed to bring Amish community together (12/23/11)
The growing Amish community in Sturkie will now find it easier to complete day-to-day activities, after installing a 92-foot long steel bridge across the South Fork River. "If we'd known what we were getting into, we may not have done it," Moses, "Mose," Borntrager admitted, as he looked at the old bridge which has found new life on the South Fork. "It took a lot of figuring and labor, but it worked out. It looks like the good Lord was helping us as we went."...
Thayer to consider more liquor licenses (12/23/11)
Thayer aldermen heard requests from two residents Dec. 15 regarding ordinance revisions -- one to allow more dogs and another for more liquor licenses. Both issues were tabled until the January 2012 meeting to allow the board time for research. Dogs...
Burglar tied to local break-ins caught (12/23/11)
A Rogers, Ark., man with ties to Cherokee Village has been arrested in connection with two Dec. 11 break-ins. Cherokee Village Police were sent to the Elks Lodge about 11 p.m., because a security alarm was going off. A white Dodge truck was found parked near an open rear door, which appeared to have been pried open...