Monday Dec 9
At OTC, two students take different paths to developmental classes
Sheyann Ward, 19, a May graduate of Marshfield High School, says it was her old bugaboo -- difficulty with reading -- that landed her in developmental classes at Ozarks Technical Community College.
2 charged in Aurora shooting at grocery store lot
<![CDATA[AURORA, Mo. (AP) -- Two southwest Missouri residents have pleaded not guilty in a shooting that injured two people in a grocery store parking lot. Eighteen-year-old Luke Scammell and 30-year-old Raven Thornton, both of Aurora, were each charged Monday in Lawrence County Court with two counts of first-degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon. After pleading not guilty, the two were ordered held in the county jail in lieu of $500,000 bond each. Their next court hearing was scheduled for Dec. 9. According to a probable cause statement, Scammell and Thornton shot Johnny Ferguson and Kelsey Gunter on Friday. The Monett Times reports the victims were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.
Two arrested in shooting in Aurora
Luke Scammell, 18, and Raven Thornton, 30, both of Aurora were arrested after the shooting at 6:10 p.m. in the parking lot of the Price Cutter store at 708 S. Elliott Ave., according to the arrest warrant affidavit.
Roses & Thorns
He did many hours of manual work from start to finish. Kenneth deserves more than a rose for making this happen.
Miller resident hurt in traffic accident south of Aurora
A Miller resident suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 2:50 p.m. Friday on Missouri Highway 39, a mile south of Aurora in Lawrence County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.