A woman already serving a prison sentence in the theft of rodeo horses from Southern Arkansas University is to be tried in a separate cattle theft case.
Trial is to begin Monday in Little River County for Wendi Cox. She is accused of stealing 15 heifers worth more than $10,000 from an East Ogden Ranch.
Prosecutors say the animals were sold at an Idabel, Okla., stockyard. The Texarkana Gazette reports Prosecutor Bryan Chesshir offered Cox a plea bargain but she rejected the deal and asked for a bench trial.