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The 110th anniversary of the Carnegie Library Building and the 25th anniversary of the Mitchell Area Historical Society will be celebrated beginning at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 16, at the Carnegie Resource Center, MItchell. There will be an open house at 2 p.m. with a 2:30 p.m. ribbon cutting to honor the dedication of the building. A special postal cancellation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Cake and refreshments will be served during the open house.
Charlie Cochran, a storyteller and expert in Native American history, culture and lore, will be at the Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Sept. 21. Cochran, a resident of Florida, will also spend time at local nursing homes and assisted living facilities. For more information, contact Cindy Gregg at 605-996-5473.
A Mitchell woman is charged with forgery for allegedly cashing her ex-boyfriend's paycheck. Hollie Gramling, 29, picked up a paycheck from Ruby Tuesday for her ex-boyfriend, Jesse Whitebull, and was to mail it to him, according to court documents. It never arrived and Whitebull later discovered through bank records it was cashed in Mitchell. Gramling told police she signed the check, gave it to a friend to cash and received the full amount of the check. She said she used the money to take care of the son she and Whitebull have together.
Construction began Wednesday on the west side of the Mitchell Public LIbrary. The parking lot and access to the west entrance will be unavailable to the public. Access into the library will be on the east side of the building. The library will keep the public informed with regular updates during the renovation and expansion project. They can be viewed on the library's web site at http://mitlib.sdln.net .
A Mitchell man is accused of assaulting his girlfriend Saturday at their apartment and violating his probation. Jeremy Mackey, 31, was arrested for aggravated assault, which has a maximum punishment of 15 years in prison, a $30,000 fine or both. According to court documents, police responded to calls at Mackey's residence Saturday morning. When police arrived, Mackey was not home. His girlfriend said Mackey sat on top of her on the bed while he held a knife over her head with the blade open and asked her "if she wanted a third eye."
KAYLOR -- An evening of music will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Kaylor Germans from Russia Heritage Hall by musician Pam Monfore and company, playing Appalachian Old Time Music. The concert will be free, but there will be an opportunity to donate to help offset expenses.
Don't pick fights with a guy who buys ink by the barrel -- at least according to an old saying we've heard countless times. Although we don't think we pick too many fights (well, maybe a few), we also aren't ones to back down, either.
An 18-year-old man was found dead Wednesday in a Mitchell apartment. Though the name of the man was not released by police, The Daily Republic, acting on a tip, confirmed with a Mitchell Technical Institute official that the man was Paul Jackson, an MTI student and graduate of Brandon Valley High School. Jackson was a student in MTI's power line construction and maintenance program.
A Mitchell man is charged with possession of a controlled substance after police allegedly found methamphetamine residue in his home. Michael Wilson, 27, was arrested Aug. 25 after police searched his home and reported finding several baggies and a broken glass pipe in his living room. The baggies had residue that allegedly tested positive for meth. The pipe allegedly contained burnt residue, but was not tested.
EMERY -- A Wednesday afternoon fire at the Cargill elevator in Emery resulted in no injuries and little damage, according to a company representative.