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CARTER COUNTY MAN CONVICTED IN ATTACK

A Carter County Man, Accused In A Beating That Occurred At The Haywood Tire Store In Valley Forge Last Year, Has Been Convicted Of The Crime. A Jury Found 46 Year Old Ronnie Curd Guilty Of Reckless Aggravated Assault. Tim Mains Was Working In The Shop When Curd Struck Him In The Face With His Fist. Curd Then Picked Up A Tire Rim And Charged Mains Before Getting In His Truck And Leaving. He Was Arrested A Short Time Later. Mains Had A Broken Upper Palate And Underwent Reconstructive Surgery. The Jury Also Fined Curd Five Thousand Dollars. A Sentencing Hearing Is Set For February 2nd.