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Joaquin man arrested for allegedly directing a sexual performance by a child

Shelby County Sheriff Willis Blackwell announces the arrest of Dakota Ray Smith, 21 of Joaquin on December 5, 2015.

Investigators with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) discovered on or about November 10, 2015, Smith created a fictitious account through social media where he portrayed himself as a female. Smith contacted underage children in an attempt to obtain inappropriate photographs.

Ramah News 12/10/15

   Our attendance was down for Sunday School  on Sunday morning, guess they waited for the preaching. The church was pretty full for the morning service. We did have visitors.
We decorated our sanctuary Christmas tree which is pretty easy. Everyone puts an ornament on the tree, so it goes pretty fast.
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Christmas Parade Committee announces the Winners of the 16th annual Santa’s Christmas Parade

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade Committee announces the Winners of the 16th annual 
Santa’s Christmas Parade, sponsored by Shelby Savings Bank, which was held on Saturday, December 5. The theme for 
the parade was “Christmas Movies and Songs”.
Winners by Category are:
$100 -- 1st Place – Ashley Whiteside


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