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Stories from Thursday, July 26, 2012

Sharp County welcomes new 9-1-1 coordinator (07/26/12)
Sharp County Sheriff Mark  Counts announced July 9 the county's new 9-1-1 coordinator is Sonia Griffin. She replaces Deborah Baker, who resigned in June. Griffin has worked as a dispatcher with the county's central dispatch office since April 2010, when she moved to the area from Florida...
Sharp County K9 aids in drug arrest (07/26/12)
A man and woman were arrested on drug charges after telling conflicting stories to police about a theft that allegedly occurred near Highland on July 4. According to an incident report from the Highland Police Department, Officer David Bushey was approached by a female identified as Kimberly Jean Morley, 31, of Cherokee Village, while he was at the Red Mule in Highland...
Bank robbery suspect caught red-handed (07/26/12)
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department received some help when the Citizen's Bank at Imboden reported a robbery on Friday, July 20. The bank teller was able to identify the suspect as Randall Morris of Ravenden. The teller was also able to give a good description of the subject's clothes, and that he had fled in a small white car. A Lawrence County deputy just happened to be close to the bank, and was able to locate the white car in just a few minutes...
Drainage issues,flood plain solutions top CV agenda (07/26/12)
Issues with a drain blockage near city hall, and a proposal to remove homes near lakes in Cherokee Village near the flood plain, were among the topics at the July 19 meeting of the Cherokee Village City Council. Glenn Harris, the city's code enforcement inspector, received council's approval to spend $953.17 to add an intersecting culvert near city hall, in an attempt to locate a large blockage in a 10 inch pipe that runs from behind the building to the creek near Santee Drive...
Highland council decides against increase in business license fees (07/26/12)
Voting on improvements to the city, and deciding against an increase on business license fees, were among the topics at the July 10 meeting of the Highland City Council. In regard to the Highland Fire Department, Mayor Richard Smith asked council for approval to spend up to $5,300 to repair concrete near the building for safety purposes...
Former Cave City Fire Chief inducted into Hall of Fame (07/26/12)
After 37 years of service to the Cave City Fire Department, former Chief Norman Sensabaugh was recently inducted into the Arkansas Firefighters Hall of Fame at the State Firefighters Convention. His induction was the result of a letter of recommendation from current fire chief Ronny Milligan, who served with Sensabaugh for many years...
News Briefs - Villager Journal - July 26, 2012 (07/26/12)
B, B, Believers to sing at Village Mission Church of God on July 29 Come and enjoy sining with the B, B, Believers on Sunday, July 29 at 2 p.m. at the Village Mission Church of God in Ash Flat. The church is located at 124 Arnhart Street, behind the court house. Pastor Billy Hattenhauer and the congregation welcome everyone to come and join in...
Death Notices for the week of July 26, 2012 (07/26/12)
Trudy Carol Eldred, 48, of Thayer, Mo., died Thursday, July 5, 2012 at her home. Arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Thayer. Lucy Ellen (Johnson) Rackley, 93, of Thayer, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., died Thursday, July 12, 2012, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. Arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Thayer...
Letters to the Editor - Week of July 26, 2012 (07/26/12)
Dear Editor: I have noticed that somehow over the past years the church has come to misunderstand the law of church and state being separate. This law was put in the Constitution so that the people could worship whoever they wanted to, but, the law does not mean that the church should ignore what is going on around us...
Quorum Court - Can You Hear Us? (07/26/12)
After 41 years of being a news reporter, it is a no-brainer that I find the Fulton County Quorum Court's 'no video recording allowed at our meetings' stupid and absurd -- expecially when you consider I was a television news reporter for 35 of those years. In television news, it was hard to do a story without video of what I was covering...