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Two kids found living in underground cave in packing crate; mom released on recognizance., charged with child endangerment

Brittany Mugrauer

Brittany Mugrauer

UPDATE–The mother has been released on her own recognizance and is set for a preliminary hearing before Judge Twila K. Rigby 9 a. m. Wednesday Oct. 7. Her children are reported to be with their father. Kansas City, Mo. — A 24-year-old mother is being held at the Jackson County Detention Center on $75,000 10 per cent cash bond today after her two children ages 4 and 6 were found by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department in an underground cave located inside the Kansas City, Missouri, city limits.
According to information from Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies the two children were found alone in a packing crate and were reported to be living there with their mother. The packing crate is said to have two car seats in it with two small blankets. The children were said to be shoeless and dirty.
The mother, Brittany Mugrauer, was taken into custody Saturday, and the children were removed from the cave and taken to a hospital for care. The Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney’s office has charged Mugrauer with two counts of child endangerment. She is to appear in court Tuesday.
To view the criminal complaint and probable cause statement, click Criminal complaint & Probable Cause – Brittany Mugrauer. According to the court, Mugrauer is to have no contact with the children unless approved by the Juvenile court.

GD Hay Music TheaterTommy Cash, brother of Johnny Cash, to appear for induction into the George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame in Mammoth Spring, Ark., Sept. 20

Tommy Cash (Hill 'n Holler staff photo)

Tommy Cash (Hill ‘n Holler staff photo)

Mammoth Spring, Ark. — Tommy Cash, country singer, songwriter and brother of the late Johnny Cash, is expected to appear and perform at his induction into the George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20.
Other inductees are Lefty Frizzell and his brother David Frizzell, Johnny Rodriguez, and Little Big Town. All have made contributions to the country music field.
The Hoedown Award inductees are: J.W. and Elizabeth Hurtt, James and Rebecca Hurtt, and Keith Bradshaw. These are local country performers. All inductees are scheduled to perform along with Wilford Ray and his Nashville Band.
Admission to the event is free, and refreshments will be provided.
To view the full announcement, click GD Hay awards promo 2015
The George D. Hay theater is located on Highway 63 just south of Mammoth Spring State Park

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