Reba McEntire #1 on the Billboard Country Chart

March 29: On This Day

1909 – Country and western singer Moon Mullican is born in Polk County, Texas. Mullican was also a songwriter and played the piano.

1963Texas Ruby is killed in a trailer fire. Ruby was a part of the Curly Fox & Texas Ruby duo. The singer had fallen asleep smoking in a mobile home and died as a result of the fire that was caused. Click here to hear Blue Love by Curly Fox & Texas Ruby via YouTube.

1970Johnny Cash is #1 on the Country Album Charts with Hello, I’m Johnny Cash.

1980Conway Twitty is #1 on the Billboard Country Singles Chart with I’d Love To Lay You Down.

1997Reba McEntire is #1 on the Billboard Country Chart with How Was I To Know.

Pleasant Hill Woman Charged with Fraud

(Des Moines, Iowa) – Cora Lea Harrington, age 42, of Pleasant Hill was charged with Fraudulent Submissions (Class D Felony) and Theft in the 2nd Degree (Class D Felony) following an insurance fraud investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau.

The charges against Harrington, a former insurance claims representative, stem from an investigation that began in March 2017. It is alleged that Harrington engaged in altering financial documents related to insurance claims in order to redirect insurance claim proceeds to herself for personal use.

On January 30, 2018, a State of Iowa warrant was issued for the arrest of Harrington. On February 9th, 2018, Harrington was arrested by the Pleasant Hill Police Department and booked into the Polk County Jail.

Iowans with information about insurance fraud are encouraged to contact the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau at 515-242-5304. No additional information has been provided at this time.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Booking photo courtesy of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office


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