Trial date set in Greenwood murder-for-hire case

November 30, 2012 in News, Statewide News

A Greenwood doctor and one other man are set to stand trial April 22 in a murder-for-hire plot that prosecutors say unsuccessfully targeted a local attorney.

The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that the trial date was set this month in Leflore County during a preliminary hearing for Dr. Arnold Smith and Cordarious Robinson.

Greenwood nurse charged with illegally obtaining drugs on duty

October 3, 2012 in News, Statewide News

A Greenwood nurse is facing charges that she illegally obtained drugs while she was on duty.

Stephanie Ray Barton, 46, formerly a licensed practical nurse (LPN) at Golden Age Nursing Home in Greenwood turned herself in to investigators with the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit following indictment by the Leflore County Grand Jury on seven counts of “obtaining a controlled substance by means of fraud…”