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Stories from Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Largest Meth Bust in Sharp County history yields half pound, Assistant Fire Chief charged. (01/04/12)
In what has been declared the largest methamphetamine bust in Sharp County history, Mickel Neal Couch, 59. the assistant fire chief of Nine Mile Ridge Fire Department was arrested Dec. 30, along with Theresa A. Griffin, 43. The arrests come after a lengthy investigation headed by Sharp County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy David Huffmaster in collaboration with the Third Judicial District Drug Task Force...
Redistricting shifts Rep. Cookson to east (01/04/12)
After Dec. 31, 2012, Rep. Steve Cookson, R-Fairdealing, will no longer represent Oregon County, a move that he says does not entirely please him. "I hate to lose Oregon County," Cookson said in a telephone interview Dec. 22. "I made a lot of friends there."...