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Inmates Start Jail Fire

Douglas County inmates were lined up in the alley outside the jail Saturday morning after prisoners started a fire in the ventillation system. No one was hurt and little damage was done to the jail, but the thick smoke made ...

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Aborn Charged

On July 17, James Lee Aborn age 66, of Ava, was arrested on charges of Felony Murder 2nd Degree, Felony Armed Criminal Action x 2, and Felony Assault 1st Degree or Attempt. James Aborn’s bond has been set at $250,000 ...

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Texas County Escapee Is Back In Custody

A Texas County prisoner who escaped from a transport officer in June was located and apprehended last week in Kentucky. On June 26, Christopher A. Hunt, 33, escaped from a Texas County transport officer while being returned to the Texas ...

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Two Sentenced To Jail Time In Court Here

During Judge Elizabeth Bock’s Associate Court Day on June 22, there were 184 cases on the docket. There were 58 misdemeanor cases, nine felony cases and 17 infractions. There were 14 misdemeanor pleas and 20 failure to appear warrants issued. ...

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