Former Therapeutic Boarding School in Arkansas Faces Lawsuit for Alleged Sexual and Physical Abuse Amidst Troubled History

ARKANSAS – A former Arkansas religious boarding school is facing another lawsuit for allegations of sexual and physical abuse. The Lord’s Ranch, located in Warm Springs near the Missouri border, operated as a therapeutic facility from 1976 to 2016. The school’s owners, Ted and Shirley Suhl, along with counselor Emmet Alden Presley, are named as defendants in the lawsuit. The Lord’s Ranch claimed to provide services to students with emotional and behavioral issues. However, according to victims, the facility instead became a site of sexual abuse. Individual therapy sessions with Emmet Alden Presley allegedly turned … Read more