Trial For Circle of Hope Couple Postponed

A trial for a couple accused of abusing students at the Circle of Hope Girls Ranch in Cedar County has been postponed until the fall of 2024.

Boyd and Stephanie Householder were scheduled to go on trial later this month, but a judge has asked the attorneys to provide dates for a trial to begin after September 30th, 2024.

The Householders were arrested in 2021and are facing over 100 felonies between them.