ages 4 and 6, alone, appearance, Brittany Mugrauer, brother, car seats, child endangerment, David Frizzell, deputies, free, George D. Hay, Hoedown Award, hospital, Hwy. 63, in custody, J.W. Hurtt, Jackson County MO, jail, James Hurtt, Johnny Cash, Johnny Rodriguez, Kansas City MO, Keith Bradshaw, Left Frizzell, Little Big Town, Mammoth Spring AR, mother, Music Hall of Fame, Nashville Band, packing crate, preliminary hearing set, prosecuting attorney, Rebecca Hurtt, released on recognizance, Sept. 20, sheriff, singer, theater, Tommy Cash, two children, underground cave, Wilford Ray
Two kids found living in underground cave in packing crate; mom released on recognizance., charged with child endangerment
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. 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