• Veteran officer turns to quilting for stress reduction, chance at grant
By: Lori Dunn - Texarkana Gazette
Staff photo by Curt Youngblood• Detective Shawna Yonts began quilting as a hobby to take her mind away from her work as a crime scene investigator, but soon realized she could make money at it. Yonts is competing for up to a $25,000 grant in the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest.
In her 13 years with the Texarkana, Ark., Police Department, Detective Shawna Yonts has seen some of the worst of human nature.
She has spent 10 of those years as a crime scene investiga...