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Stories from Monday, March 12, 2012

New management believes Fulton County Hospital is "moving in the right direction" (03/12/12)
Richard Irby Staff Writer At a recent board meeting and a community meeting, officials of the Ozarks Medical Center discussed progress the Fulton County Hospital has made since it took over management of the hospital four months ago, and the outlook for the future...
New law cracks down on copper thefts (03/12/12)
Thefts of various scrap metals have increased dramatically in the area, and local law enforcement is working overtime to solve the crimes. Local scrap yards are cracking down on the sale of stolen metal by enforcing stringent guidelines on sellers. A new law, House Bill 2119, was a result of a compromise between scrap metal recyclers and law enforcement officials to address cooper theft problems. These changes went into effect last July...
Deputy uncovers drugs during routine traffic stops (03/12/12)
Oregon County sheriff's deputy J. Cruse arrested Justin Herpst for drug possession on Feb. 28 after a traffic stop on Highway P near County Road 315. According to reports, Cruse noticed drug paraphernalia on Herpst and found a bag of methamphetamine and $2,900 cash in Herpst's vehicle...