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The open line: New video, plus a meth bust in Van Buren County and sentence for fake nurse

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Here's your midweek open line, the video roundup for the day and other news. Imagine. Some people were dealing meths in the hills and hollows of Van Buren County.

* DRUG BUST: The U.S. attorney and state prosecutor Cody Hiland of Conway announced today a bust of 34 defendants in a meth trafficking ring in Van Buren County. Defendants are charged with possessing or distributing more than 300 pounds of methamphetamine. The indictments included firearms charges and 52 weapons were seized.

Here's the summary. (Link corrected.)

* FAKE NURSE: Susan Elaine Boyce, 60, formerly of Pleasant Plains, got a four-year federal prison sentence today for a scheme in which she managed to be hired as a school nurse in the Searcy School District for five years though she was not a nurse.She was ordered to repay $175,000 in ill-gotten pay.

The news release.


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