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Stories from Friday, February 10, 2012

Thayer given Bobcat utility vehicle by Homeland Security (02/10/12)
In case of emergency, it can be fortuitous to have a police chief serving on a regional homeland security team. In February, Thayer Police Department was given a fully-funded Bobcat utility vehicle by the Regional Homeland Security Oversight Committee, for which Thayer Police Chief David Bailey recently served as chairman...
Couch alumnus named as new school superintendent (02/10/12)
Couch Schools Principal Russell Deckard has been with the district as a student, coach, teacher or administrator nearly every year of his life -- a long history he is not yet ready to give up. On Feb. 1, the Couch R-1 School Board offered Deckard a one-year contract at $70,000 to replace retiring Superintendent William "Tom" Bull on July 1...
Spring River Seed Swap on tap Feb. 11 at Words and Afterwords (02/10/12)
For those eager to start a garden, stockpiling seed catalogs and making wish lists should be only part of your winter planning activity. Before ordering a long list of seeds from catalogs, you might want to try acquiring seeds through this fun and easy Seed SWAP, on Saturday, Feb 11 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m...
Sharp County receives funds for 911 equipment (02/10/12)
Sharp County Central Dispatch recently received two new radio consoles through a program which distributes a special fee collected on cellular phone bills. State of the art touch activated screens and an updated software system allows operators a quicker response time when dispatching and responding to emergency calls, law enforcement, fire and other emergency communications...