Sheriff’s Office: Man uses skillet to hit girlfriend in head

Ricky Don Hayworth, 42, of Tolar, was arrested Friday, Nov. 9 after hitting his girlfriend in the head with a cooking skillet and choking her with his hands and a robe sash, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose. The victim, also 42, had marks on her face, neck and chest area but refused treatment, Rose added. Hayworth was released from jail after posting a $9,000 bond.