Barry County

County’s bailiffs honored for service

Employees of multiple offices at the Barry County Judicial Center gathered Friday to recognize the men who serve as the face of the building and the protection in the courtroom. The Center’s three bailiffs — Dave Ruark, Michael Morris and Mike Bailey — were treated to a surprise luncheon honoring their service at the facility.
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Nude man breaks into home

A Cassville man is facing seven felony charges after allegedly breaking into a Barry County home and assaulting two people while in the nude. Kory Hilburn, 19, of Cassville, is charged with first-degree assault (attempted murder), first-degree burglary, abuse of a child, two counts of armed criminal action and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
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News briefs, March 20

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will host an informational meeting from 10 a.m. to noon on April 11, pertaining to permits the department proposes to issue for the land-application of human and meat-processing sludge in Barry and McDonald Counties.
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