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Stories from Friday, January 20, 2012

New witnesses come forward in West Memphis Three case (01/20/12)
Terry Hobbs' nephew, Michael Hobbs Jr., allegedly told his friends "my uncle Terry murdered those three little boys," according to declarations under penalty of perjury recently given to Damien Echols' defense team. The three new witnesses were polygraphed about what they stated Michael Hobbs, Jr. told them...
JP Bicker will not seek re-election (01/20/12)
In the season when people announce they are running for offices in the May Primary, a veteran Fulton County Quorum Court member has decided not to seek re-election. "I have given it a lot of thought over the last six months, and have decided not to run again," Jim Bicker told The News, after a Jan. 11 special meeting of Quorum Court. "I'll be 64 when my term ends (in December of 2012), and I think I've served long enough."...
Bond set at $2.5 million for murder suspects (01/20/12)
Bond was set at $2.5 million each for two suspects who have accused each other of killing Joy Dishneau on Jan. 2 at her Caulfield home-based business, Naturally Enchanted. Elisabeth Gunter, 43, and her boyfriend, Dennis Woodward, 45, both of Norwood, are set for a preliminary hearing on Feb. 10 in Howell County Circuit Court...
Budget cuts discussed at Cave City City Council (01/20/12)
The Cave City City Council met in a working session Jan. 10 to discuss budget cuts for 2012. Mayor Daniel Wilson opened the floor with discussion about cuts to the fire department's budget, to save the city money in tough economic times. The department received the majority of budget cuts...