Newscope/Monday, Jan. 29

Monday, January 29, 2007

Rummage sale scheduled to benefit cancer center

There will be a rummage sale at the high-rise building at 275 S. Redman in Marshall Thursday, Feb. 1, and Friday, Feb. 2, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 3, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

There will be a lot of miscellaneous items and lunch will be served. Lunch consists of chili, vegetable soup, hot dogs, chili dogs, dessert and drinks.

The auction proceeds will go to the Fitzgibbon Hospital proposed cancer center.

Book Fair Beach coming to Santa Fe Elementary School

Book Fair Beach will be at Santa Fe Elementary School in Waverly.

The book fair will be open to the public from 3 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 31 to Thursday, Feb. 8. On Saturday, Feb. 3, there will be a special community day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Parents as Teachers is holding a reading celebration in conjunction with the book fair from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, in the kindergarten rooms. Santa Fe patrons will receive a free book for their preschool children when attending, organizers said.

Three nabbed in drug sweep

Saline County sheriff's deputies arrested three Marshall residents on suspicion of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, after serving a search warrant at a residence in Marshall on Friday, Jan. 26.

Deputies, assisted by members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, served the warrant at a residence in the 500 block of South Benton Street, police said.

Inside the residence police found marijuana as well as drug paraphernalia.

Police arrested the occupants of the residence: Robert R. Cox, 37, of Marshall; Tammy D. Zinn, 29, of Lebanon; and Christina M. King, 24, of Marshall.

Due to his medical condition, Cox was booked and released. King and Zinn were processed and posted bond.

Charges are currently pending from the Saline County prosecuting attorney.

Sweet Springs residents are injured

Two Sweet Springs residents sustained minor injuries in a traffic accident that occurred in Saline County on Thursday, Jan. 25.

According to police, Meghan M. Hamline, 18, of Sweet Springs, attempted to make a left turn onto Highway 127 near Interstate 70, causing her 1998 Chevrolet to enter the path of a 2004 Pontiac being driven by Elizabeth A. Box, 51, of Sweet Springs, police said.

Box's vehicle struck the front of Hamline's vehicle.

Both women were wearing seatbelts at he time of the accident and both sustained minor injuries.

Hamline was cited for failure to yield, no insurance and minor visibly intoxicated with alcohol, police said.

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