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LETCHER — Eileen Linke, Letcher, celebrated her 90th birthday during the Linke Family Reunion and Smith Family Thanksgiving on Nov. 23 in Letcher. There were more than 80 family members present.
A Mitchell woman has been indicted on drug charges for using methamphetamine. Tiffany Loyd, 26, is charged with unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance, meth, for taking the drug between Oct. 20 and 23 in Davison County. The charge carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
A Mitchell man is accused of assault, causing injuries, and pointing a pistol at someone. Brian Behrens, 27, entered the victim's home by knocking on the door then pushing his way through when the victim opened the door, court documents state. When in the kitchen, Behrens assaulted the victim, causing a cut on the victim's head and blood on his face, according to court documents.
The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell: • Keith Allstot, 54, of Wenatchee, Wash., pleaded guilty to unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; Judge Tim Bjorkman ordered a presentence investigation and scheduled sentencing for January. • Phillip Hull, 41, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to and was sentenced for possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; Judge Tim Bjorkman ordered a 21-month prison sentence to run concurrent with a previously served 21-month senten
An open house will be held tonight for Davison County residents to give feedback regarding the county's road system and its future. The event is from 5:30 to 7 p.m., with a short, informal presentation at 6 p.m. It will be held at the Davison County Fairgrounds in the meeting hall. The county and South Dakota Department of Transportation are partnering on a transportation study, which will look at trends and needs in the county.
For hundreds of years, Santa has sent elves to see if children have been naughty or nice. Now, he has decided to send scouts into businesses. Poppy, the Corn Cob Scout, arrived Thanksgiving Day, according to a press release from the Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce. "You never know where he might pop up, so you'll have to keep a lookout," the release, written in rhyme, states. Every few days, Poppy will make his appearance on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
A Mitchell woman was arrested in late October for possession of a controlled substance after someone called in her erratic driving. Marie Brinker, 33, was driving a 1998 Ford Contour and allegedly speeding through residential areas and at one point, in a school zone, according to court documents. Law enforcement caught up with Brinker at her residence.
A Mitchell woman was arrested in late October for third-offense drunken driving. Venessa Lucas, 22, was driving on Sanborn Boulevard on Oct. 30 and law enforcement pulled her over. According to court documents, the arresting officer knew Lucas from previous encounters and knew her driver's license was not valid. The officer checked with dispatch on her license and confirmed it was not valid. It also showed she had a warrant for her arrest in Yankton County. When an officer pulled Lucas over, the officer says he smelled alcohol coming from Lucas' breath and Lucas had slurred speech.
Five area schools recently participated in an inaugural building event sponsored by Trail King and toured the company's Mitchell plant to learn more about manufacturing. Participating schools included Montrose, Mitchell Career and Technical Education Academy, Hanson, Armour and Avon, according to a press release from Trail King. On Oct.
AVON — The Avon Fire Department responded to a trailer fire Monday morning at 40386 311 St. in rural Avon, but no one was injured. The home, located about 10 miles south of Avon, sustained minimal damage as the fire was contained to one room in the back of the trailer, according to Kevin Tjeerdsma of the Avon Fire Department. He said the fire was put out within an hour.