Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Poitra due back in court for prelim hearing April 13

Nicholas Poitra, the man accused of murdering 30-year-old Troyal Thumb at Rindy's Bar in Sheyenne, is scheduled to be at the Eddy County Courthouse for his preliminary hearing on April 13.

Poitra allegedly shot and killed Troyal Thumb of Sheyenne with a short-barreled shotgun on Feb. 19, before breaking into more than one area farmstead as he led law enforcement on a 65-hour-long manhunt in the da...

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