Sheriff Faces Assault Allegations
BELLE - An Osage County judge postponed a hearing until August 16 for Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon. The hearing was originally scheduled for Wednesday.
Dixon is accused of harassment of police officer, Courtney Duncan Mahaney. She claims Dixon stalked and abused her. The allegations were first brought to officals' attention on June 26. Dixon is under an order of protection for Mahaney's charges.
The case has divided the small town of Belle, where many people know one or both of the people involved.
The investigation is ongoing and the next hearing is scheduled in Vienna.