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Stories from Monday, January 16, 2012

Emergency preparedness topic of weekend classes sponsored by Ozarks Sustainable Living University (01/16/12)
When Hurricane Agnes made its way up the East Coast in 1973, dumping torrential rain in neighboring Wheeling, W.Va., some people were more prepared than others. "My mother fed 22 people at our dinner table for a week," Ozarks Sustainable Living University founder Deb Slack of rural Thayer said at a survival preparedness class...
Quorum Court discusses possible Izard County Assessors Office improvement (01/16/12)
Izard County Assessor Tammy Sanders needs $36,000 for a project to improve her office, but promises to give most of the money back before the end of the year. "I've got a deal for y'all," Sanders told Justices of the Peace during the Jan. 3 Quorum Court meeting. "I don't know where else you could get a 90 percent return, guaranteed, in nine months."...
Library board to hire new librarian (01/16/12)
The Sharp County Library Board met in regular session on Jan. 4 at the First National Banking Company in Ash Flat. Members were presented with a budget for the 2012 year and reviewed requests from the county's libraries. Hardy Librarian Cecilia Mullins presented a proposal to the board to consider hiring a cleaning company for the library's cleaning needs...