High Five: Holt Middle School Gardening Club Gets Active With Warm Weather

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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The Holt Middle School Gardening Club is getting active thanks to warmer weather.

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Body found in Mississippi River identified as boater missing since November


The body pulled from the Mississippi River in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, has been identified as a boater who went missing along the border with Minnesota more than four months ago.

The LaCrosse Police Department confirmed in a press release that the body of 27-year-old Joshua Xiong, of Onalaska, Wisconsin, was found floating on the river just after 8 a.m. Friday.

According to police, Xiong was reported missing on Nov. 9 after he went fishing alone in his boat at Lock and Dam 7 near Dresbach, Minnesota.

Police told News 8 that it’s too early to determine whether there was any sign of foul play relating to Xiong’s death.

The discovery will give a sense of closure to Xiong’s family, as shown by the following posting on a memorial page on Facebook on Friday.

“Josh has been found! Thank god we can now put our sweet angel to rest,” it says. “Thank you for…

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Nashville Man Charged with Abuse of an Impaired Adult


NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has resulted in the indictment of a Davidson County man charged with abusing an impaired adult.

On August 13, 2014, at the request of the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, TBI Agents began investigating a report of abuse of an impaired adult at the New Horizons Day Services Program on Harding Place. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that on July 28, 2014, an impaired adult male patient at the facility had a behavioral episode. Willis Rutledge was an employee at the facility at that time, and the investigation shows Rutledge put the patient in a choke hold and threw him to the floor. The incident was captured on video from inside the facility. Willis Rutledge has since been suspended from his position with New Horizons Day Services.

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