Harvey Updyke Alabama http://apr.org en Auburn Plans Commemorative Items from Oaks http://apr.org/post/auburn-plans-commemorative-items-oaks <P>Auburn University plans to turn portions of the poisoned oaks at Toomer's Corner into commemorative items.</P> <P>The vice president of Auburn Alumni Affairs, Debbie Shaw, told al.com the items will be at numerous price points.</P> <P>Fans can roll the trees for the final time at an A-Day ceremony on April 20. Shaw said the trees will be removed April 23. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 12:52:53 +0000 The Associated Press 27308 at http://apr.org Auburn Plans Commemorative Items from Oaks Updyke Due in Court for Auburn Tree Case http://apr.org/post/updyke-due-court-auburn-tree-case <P>University of Alabama fan Harvey Updyke is due in court for a hearing leading up to his trial on charges of poisoning Auburn University's landmark oak trees.</P> <P>Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob A. Walker III scheduled a hearing for Wednesday.</P> <P>Walker is set to consider several motions filed by lawyers in the case, possibly including a defense request to move the trial outside of Lee County.</P> <P>Prosecutors also have asked the court to revoke Updyke's bond.</P> <P>Updyke is set for trial April 8 on charges of poisoning Auburn's oak trees at Toomer's Corner. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 12:26:45 +0000 The Associated Press 24870 at http://apr.org Updyke Due in Court for Auburn Tree Case Toomer's Oaks to be Removed After April Game http://apr.org/post/toomers-oaks-be-removed-after-april-game <DIV> <P>An Auburn University official says the iconic Toomer's Corner oak trees will likely be removed a few days after an April 20 football game.</P> <P>Auburn University students and the public will get one final chance to roll the dying Toomer's Oaks before they are removed after the A-Day football game.</P> <P>Dan King, Auburn's assistant vice president of facilities, says tells the Opelika-Auburn News (http://bit.ly/XO3wsy) that trees will likely be removed within a week or two following the game.</P> <P>Earlier this month, Auburn announced the trees would be removed but didn't say w Mon, 04 Feb 2013 13:28:59 +0000 The Associated Press 24297 at http://apr.org Toomer's Oaks to be Removed After April Game Wednesday Hearing in Auburn Tree Poisoning Case http://apr.org/post/wednesday-hearing-auburn-tree-poisoning-case <p>A Lee County judge handling the Toomer's Oaks poisoning case will consider a request from prosecutors Wednesday to revoke the bond for 64-year-old Harvey Updyke.</p><div><p>The Opelika-Auburn News(<a href="http://bit.ly/UPLpoC"><u><font color="#0000ff">http://bit.ly/UPLpoC</font></u></a> ) reports that the district attorney's office based its request on Updyke being arrested in Hammond, La., where he was accused of threatening an employee at a home improvement store.</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:33:14 +0000 The Associated Press 22880 at http://apr.org Wednesday Hearing in Auburn Tree Poisoning Case Mental Evaluation Done, Updyke Free from Custody http://apr.org/post/mental-evaluation-done-updyke-free-custody <DIV> <P>The Alabama football fan charged with poisoning Auburn University's landmark oak trees is free from custody following the completion of a mental evaluation.</P> <P>A Lee County judge has released Harvey Updyke into the supervision of his daughter in Louisiana now that the psychiatric testing is done.</P> <P>The Opelika-Auburn News (<A href="http://bit.ly/QtiQwJ"><U><FONT color=#0000ff>http://bit.ly/QtiQwJ</FONT></U></A> ) reported Friday that the judge scheduled a competency hearing for Updyke for Dec. 10 in Opelika. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 14:27:02 +0000 The Associated Press 21392 at http://apr.org Mental Evaluation Done, Updyke Free from Custody Hearing Set in Auburn Tree-Poisoning Case http://apr.org/post/hearing-set-auburn-tree-poisoning-case <P>Court officials in Lee County say a University of Alabama fan is due in court for a hearing on charges that he poisoned Auburn University's landmark oak trees at Toomer's Corner.</P> <DIV> <P>Circuit Judge Jacob A. Walker III scheduled a hearing for Thursday for Harvey Updyke.</P> <P>Officials won't reveal what the hearing is about, citing a judge's gag order to limit publicity about the case.</P> <P>Updyke is currently set for trial next month on charges of poisoning the trees. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 13:26:20 +0000 The Associated Press 18475 at http://apr.org Hearing Set in Auburn Tree-Poisoning Case