Judge Andrew Krohn
Joyce M. Hayes, 55, 1010 Avalon St., pleaded not guilty to forgery, conspiracy to commit forgery and tampering with physical evidence in a felony prosecution. She is scheduled to appear in court Dec. 14.
John I. Blackburn, 37, Excelsior Springs, pleaded not guilty to stealing and had his case set for Dec. 14. His request for release on an O.R. bond was denied.