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Stories from Thursday, October 18, 2012

Inmate wanted for escaping for work release sought (10/18/12)
ON OCTOBER 18TH, 2012, SHARP COUNTY INMATE CHRISTY LEE VISSERING AGE 34, WALKED AWAY FROM COMMUNITY SERVICE AT THE SHARP COUNTY COURTHOUSE. CHRISTY HAS BEEN IN THE SHARP COUNTY JAIL SINCE AUGUST 31ST, 2012, ON CHARGES OF CRIMINAL IMPERSONATION AND A FELONY WARRANT OUT OF TITUS COUNTY TEXAS FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR ON THE OFFENSE OF CREDIT CARD ABUSE. ...
Bendedict and Baltz Vie for District 61 Seat (10/18/12)
When Scott Baltz decided to run for the District 61 State Representative seat, his previous campaign experience had been in Randolph County, where he has served five terms as a Justice of the Peace. "It's a huge difference. Instead of covering a small JP district, it's a two hour drive from Randolph County to areas of Fulton and Baxter County," Baltz said...
Greyhound thump McCrory 40-6 (10/18/12)
The 7-0 Salem Greyhounds have done it again; this time taking what looked like a competitive game and turning it into a 40-6 blowout against the McCrory Jaguars. The Jaguars came into the game with a record of 3-2-1 and received the opening kickoff. ...
Rebels remain unbeaten after rout of Pirates (10/18/12)
Both Highland and Gosnell came into their Oct. 13 game with undefeated 3-4A conference records. Gosnell jumped on the scoreboard first, but Highland's depth was too much for the Pirates to overcome, as the Rebels secured first place in the standings with a 58-22 Homecoming victory at Rebel Memorial Field...
Mammoth Spring prepares for state title defense (10/18/12)
The defending class 1A state champion Mammoth Spring Bears are warming up for a title defense, and new head coach Matt Ragsdale expects the team to do big things this season. "This is a completely different team, they graduated four or five seniors, a couple all-staters, and that was the nucleus of last year's team. ...
Bobcats keep winning streak alive (10/18/12)
Thayer's varsity Bobcats headed up Highway 63 on Friday, Oct. 12, to Polanski Field in Willow Springs, home of SCA foe's the Bears. Thayer won the defensive battle, 7-0. The Bobcat's first series was a three-and-out, and Willow's first offensive series was a four and out. So went the entire first quarter. More defense than offense, and lots of punts kept the game between the twenty yard lines for all of the first frame...
Junior Rebels bounce back against Cave City (10/18/12)
Starting field position and turnovers were the key to the Junior Rebels' 34-12 victory over Cave City at Highland on Oct. 11. The Rebels first two scores came on drives of 12 and 10 yards, with the first touchdown set up by a Cygh Hale interception of a Joseph Patterson pass...
Walker paces Izard County runners at meet (10/18/12)
Andrew Walker of Izard County won the Salem Greyhound Invitational Junior Boys Cross Country Meet at Salem on Oct. 2 and three other ICC cross country athletes placed in the top 15 in the junior boys and junior girls meets. Walker won the junior boys meet in a time of 8:59 and ICC's Ian Brewer placed 11th...
Govenor Jay Nixon helps promote the Share the Harvest program (10/18/12)
Gov. Jay Nixon was at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Springfield on Oct. 4, to encourage Missouri deer hunters to help reach the goal of contributing 10,000 deer to families in need through the Share the Harvest program this year. Share the Harvest is a partnership between the Conservation Federation of Missouri, the Missouri Department of Conservation, regional food banks, local food pantries and meat processors to provide venison donated by hunters and processors to Missouri families in need...
Dora ends Thayer's softball season (10/18/12)
The Thayer Lady Bobcats jumped into District play with a convincing first-round win over Bakersfield, then stepped to the plate vs. the Lady Falcons from Dora, falling, 10-0. The Lady Cats were pumped up to be playing in a District title game and started off the first inning with a couple of base hits but were not able to produce any score...
Stinky classrooms and standing desks (10/18/12)
I watched one of those cable shows recently where bargain hunters search for antiques that someone, somewhere will pay top dollar just to eventually shove it into the depths of their barn. On this particular show, the hunters found a school desk, one which looked similar to the one I had placed my derriere in for several years as I learned many of life's basics...