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Elementary school teacher arrested for selling drugs

Posted on April 17, 2015 at 1:46 pm

By Charlie Reed Staff Writer St. Cloud police arrested a Central Avenue Elementary School teacher Wednesday for allegedly selling narcotics. Cheryl Lynn Heineman, 45, was taken into custody at the school after students had been dismissed for the day, according to St. Cloud police. Police also arrested 20-year-old Jack Lindsey in the parking lot of the school Wednesday. Heineman was accused of selling pharmaceutical and psychedelic drugs to undercover officers

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  • Elementary school teacher arrested by St. Cloud police for selling drugs

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 5:05 pm


    An elementary school teacher was arrested by St. Cloud police on Wednesday after allegedly selling drugs to undercover officers. The St. Cloud Police Department Investigative Services Division obtained arrest warrants for Central Avenue Elementary School Teacher Cheryl Lynn Heineman, 45. She was charged with several counts of sale and delivery of scheduled IV narcotics, sale and delivery of a controlled substance, conspiracy and possession of drug paraphernalia after selling drugs

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  • St. Cloud to discuss proposed fire fee, look for new city manager

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 1:30 pm

    By Charlie Reed Staff Writer The St. Cloud City Council is meeting Thursday to discuss a controversial proposed fire fee that one council member said prompted the last week’s abrupt termination of City Manager Tom Hurt. “As the council started engaging in discussion about the need for the fees it became apparent that this might not be the best answer. Hurt’s approach was backward from where the majority of staff

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  • St. Cloud city manager Hurt ousted at Council meeting

    Posted on April 10, 2015 at 12:25 pm


    By Charlie Reed Staff Writer In a 3-2 vote, the St. Cloud City Council Thursday fired City Manager Tom Hurt, just months after approving a $37,000 raise for him. Council Member Jeff Rinehart — who last week lauded Hurt and defended his salary increase  — made the motion at Thursday’s council meeting. He called for removing Hurt immediately and looking for a replacement. Council members Dave Askew and Donald Shroyer

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  • St. Cloud city manager gets $37,000 raise, now one of highest paid in region

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 1:25 pm

    Tom Hurt

    By Charlie Reed Staff Writer The St. Cloud City Council in January approved a $37,000 raise for City Manager Tom Hurt, making him one of the highest paid managers in the region. The hefty increase had gone mostly unnoticed until it was reported by a local TV news station this week. It’s more than the average annual income in St. Cloud, a city of about 66,000, according to U.S. Census

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  • First responders that saved life recognized by City Council at meeting

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 12:37 pm

    St. Cloud Fire Rescue Chief William Sturgeon presented Fire Rescue and St. Cloud Police Department personnel with certificates of appreciation March 12 during a regular council meeting at City Hall. They were recognized for their exceptional and professional joint effort in saving the life of Donald Shuart. Shuart’s sister called 911 during a medical emergency and proceeded to assist him (he was unresponsive). She administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with the

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  • Anderson-Billings Wedding

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 12:26 pm


    Dr. Gordon S. Anderson Jr. and Julie Billings  were married  Feb. 21, 2015,  at the Ida Carson Chapel at Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Ga. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Billings of Des Moines, Iowa. She graduated from Columbus State University with her masters in counseling. She is manager for The Shepherds Little Family. The groom  is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Gordon Anderson of

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