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Sater Honored as 2013 Defender of Prosperity

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Senator David Sater of Cassville graciously accepted his Americans for Prosperity – Missouri 2013 Defender of Prosperity award Jan. 14 at the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City. Americans for Prosperity were at the Capitol to unveil their 2014 legislative policy document called the “Path to Prosperity,” aimed at advancing legislation in …

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Mountain Home Residence Destroyed in Fire

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – A brush fire caused a structure fire which destroyed a Mountain Home residence Thursday morning. Captain Eddie White of the Mountain Home Fire Department: Firefighters were on the scene by 11:30 a.m. The owners of the residence, Gene and Joyce Marchbanks, were reported with no injuries but the home was destroyed.

Boil Water Order Extended for Venice on the Lake

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A  boil water order issued Jan. 7 for a Taney County water system remains in effect until water samples show that disinfectant levels are restored, the Department of Natural Resources announced Friday. The boil water order was issued to Taney County Water LLC-Venice, 111 S. Thurman, near Rockaway Beach in Taney County, in connection with a drop in …

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Melbourne Woman Arrested for Selling Fake Meth

MELBOURNE, Ark. – A woman is arrested after trying to sell an undercover officer fake methamphetamine. According toIzard County,ArkansasSheriff Tate Lawrence, 41-year-old Latina Kurtly offered the officer what she described as 2 grams of meth for 2-hundred dollars. A field test later showed the substance was not meth but rock salt. Kurtly was taken into …

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Salesville Man Sentenced to Life After Killing Girlfriend

SALESVILLE, Ark. – A Salesville man entered a guilty plea to first-degree murder of his live-in girlfriend. A Baxter County Deputy responded to a call of a domestic disturbance around 10:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve of 2012.  The deputy saw a woman covered in blood on the living room floor.  Lisa Smith was unconscious …

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