Girl Scouts Ready to Deliver Cookies

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Get your sweet tooth ready. Local Girl Scout troops delivered cookies Tuesday. In Springfield, 17 local troops sorted through 30,000 boxes of cookies, getting them ready for their eager recipients. And there were a lot of orders this year. The Girl Scouts say their local sales were up 47 percent from last … Continue reading »

Girl Scout Troop Leader Accused of Theft

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A former Girl Scout troop leader is facing first-degree theft charges for stealing more than $8,000 from her troop’s bank account.  Investigators say she stole money from cookie sales. Benton County sheriff’s deputies arrested Sheila Cowart on Saturday. “I’m sorry and give me a chance to make it right and I will,” Cowart … Continue reading »