DUSTY HICKS RECEIVES LIFE SENTENCE FOR MURDERS

On Thursday, February 19, 2015, DUSTY RAY HICKS, d/o/b 5-27-1987, was sentenced to two (2) concurrent life sentences for his role in the 2011 kidnapping and murder of Russell and Rebecca Porter, of Willard, Missouri. Judge Calvin Holden, of Greene County, handed-down Hicks’ sentences while acting as the judge assigned to the Taney County Circuit…

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ROBBERY EARNS TURNBOUGH TEN (10) YEARS IN PRISON

ADAM M. TURNBOUGH, d/o/b 7-28-1985, of Notch, Missouri, was sentenced on Monday, February 2, 2015, by Senior Circuit Court Judge Carr Woods to ten (10) years in the Missouri Department of Corrections for the class B felony of robbery in the second degree. Defendant’s request for probation was denied. The range of punishment for robbery…

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RANDALL LYDA SENTENCED TO TEN (10) YEARS FOR DOMESTIC ASSAULT

RANDALL W. LYDA, d/o/b 5-05-1969, of Branson, was sentenced on Monday, February 2, 2015, to ten (10) years in prison for the felonies of domestic assault in the second degree and burglary in the first degree. Senior Circuit Court Judge Carr Woods had accepted Lyda’s guilty plea on December 11, 2014, and sentencing arguments were…

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