Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

St. George Police Department vehicle, St. George, Utah, undated | File photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News

ST. GEORGE— In case you missed it, here is your weekend recap of the top five most viewed stories published on St. George News from Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 19-20.

See the related stories at the bottom of this page for the five honorable mention stories.


Man charged after allegedly robbing 2 men at gunpoint in St. George

St. George Police Department vehicle, St. George, Utah, undated | File photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Police charged 20-year-old Jakob Grogan, of St. George, with aggravated robbery Thursday after authorities say he lured two men from a bar on the ruse of a party but then instead robbed them at gunpoint earlier this month.

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Daughter of Roy Rogers, Dale Evans receives award for memoirs

Cheryl Rogers-Barnett with her book, “Cowboy Princess Rides Again,” Washington City, Utah, Nov. 26, 2018 | Photo by Mikayla Shoup, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Cheryl Rogers-Barnett, local author and daughter of Western stars Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, recently received a Will Rogers Medallion Award for her book, “Cowboy Princess Rides Again,” sharing both personal stories and those of her parents.

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Utah’s 3.2 beer market could chill as other states enact more lenient laws

Beer in a supermarket, Salt Lake City, Utah, undated. | File photo courtesy of Ben Winslow, Fox13now.com, St. George News

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the industry in Utah and one other state, the only remaining markets where such regulations remain.

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Police: Meth baggies found in possession of woman trying to fake prescription

2016 File photo of Washington City Police vehicles on Red Hills Parkway, Washington City, Utah, November, 2016 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Authorities in Washington City say a woman who was trying to fraudulently acquire prescription medication was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine that appeared to be prepared for sale.

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Despite momentous accomplishments for women, St. George Women’s March participants say ‘we can do better’

Participants hold up signs at the St. George Women’s March at Vernon Worthen Park, Jan. 19, 2019 | Photo by Markee Heckenliable, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — With the mindset of educating, advocating, elevating and celebrating women, Southern Utah residents gathered with their signs and pink accessories to participate in this year’s “St. George Women’s March.”

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The top 5 honorable mention stories can be found below in the related stories.

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