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Stories from Thursday, October 4, 2012

Thayer police department hosts takes drugs back (10/04/12)
The Thayer Police Deparment, along with other police agencies across the nation, partnered with the Drug Enforcement Agency to give the public an opportunity to properly dispose of potentially dangerous expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, Sept. 29...
Three drug arrests within a few days time (10/04/12)
The Thayer Police Department had a busy week, making three drug related arrests within three days of each other. While conducting a criminal investigation in partnership with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the department arrested Brent Reeves, 36, of Thayer on Sept. 25. Reeves' was charged with possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. Reeves was transported to the Oregon County Sheriff's Department, where he later bonded out on the charges...
Voter registration nears end (10/04/12)
If you want a say in the Presidential election or local races, but are not a registered voter, you had better act soon. Time is running out to register for the Nov. 6 General Election. Tuesday, Oct. 9, is the last day to register to vote in the fall election. People who want to register can get forms and assistance at any county clerk's office before the close of business on Oct. 9. Online voter registration is available at the website www.voterview.org...
Food Power Adventure makes stop at Couch School (10/04/12)
They didn't leave the school campus, but students from Couch School traveled the path from the farmer's field to the playing field when the University of Missouri, Oregon County Extension Office presented its Food Power Adventure on Sept. 27. Food Power Adventure is an interactive exhibit presented at several stations...
Bank of Thayer tries to help kids learn (10/04/12)
The Bank of Thayer has invested in a program to help area students learn more about financial responsibility. The program allows students to have access to an innovative online platform that uses entertaining approaches to teach them how to make smart financial choices...
Bearkatz return to winning ways (10/04/12)
The Melbourne Bearkatz (3-2) have had an up and down season in the team's first year of varsity football. The Katz started the season 2-0 with wins over Palestine- Wheatley and Cave City before going on a two game skid. The skid ended on Sept. 28 with a 20-14 win over the Green Forest Tigers...
Greyhounds crush Augusta; Salem improves to 5-0 with 41-6 win (10/04/12)
It was The Tale of Two Halves, very different halves, as the Salem Greyhounds soared to a 41-6 victory over the Augusta Red Devils, at Augusta, on Friday, Sept. 28. Augusta took the opening kickoff and picked up a first down, before quarterback L.J. ...
Bobcats give good show to Homecoming crowd (10/04/12)
After a Homecoming parade down Chestnut street in the afternoon, and the crowning of Cortney Hargrove, as the 2012 Homecoming queen, it was time for the Thayer Bobcats put on their helmets on Friday night, Sept. 28 and play some football. The Homecoming spirit continued as the Bobcats came away with a 36 to 6 victory...
Junior Rebels take down Valley View (10/04/12)
A junior high football team doesn't get a post season, so winning the season is the best a team can do, which makes each week an important game. Valley View and Highland came into their Thursday, Sept. 27 game 2-0 in the 3-4A conference, both with the goal of winning it all this season...
Rebels keep on winning (10/04/12)
M.T. Sparks Sports Reporter When a team whips an opponent, 46-12, it might be assumed that all is well. But watching the Highland Rebels play the Brookland Bearcats at Brookland on Friday, Sept. 28, coaches and many Highland fans might be concerned instead. Sure the Reb offense produced about 600 yards of offense and scored seven touchdowns, but much of that was generated through athletic ability and not good execution...