Georgia suspects in credit card case among those indicted

Posted April 14, 2015 at 7:02 pm

Three Georgia residents who face multiple counts in Kentucky and other states, were among individuals indicted last Thursday, April 9 by a Clinton County Grand Jury.

Star A. Brown, 25, Sarr T. Babacar, 31, and Belane G. Makonnen, 24, were all charged with 20 counts each of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree for allegedly “possessing or uttering 20 debit/gift cards, with the knowledge they were forged, with the intent to defraud.” The offenses occurred on or about March 19, according to the true bills handed down by the grand jury.

It was on that aforementioned date that Clinton County Sheriff Jim Guffey and Constable Rick Stearns, after responding to a BOLO (be on the lookout) and request for assistance from Pickett County, Tennessee authorities that they had apprehended the suspects at Hunley’s Marathon

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    Spring Sports Preview

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 7:39 pm

    There is likely to be more jacket and toboggin wearing afternoons in the next few weeks, but after the long, hard and seemingly never ending winter we have just endured, make no mistake about it –

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    Bid awarded for park playground project

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 7:36 pm

    A project that has been ongoing to further improve Mountain View Park is all but final after a bid for new playground equipment was awarded to a playground equipment supply company from Ohio last Wednesday afternoon, March 25.

    The Healthy Hometown Coalition

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    May primary fast approaching

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 7:33 pm

    With 2014 having been a local election with a lot of talk and a full ballot and 2016 still a year away, but a year in which a new President will be elected, many citizens, even voters, tend to overlook the “odd year” election that comes

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    Court makes transfer at another special meeting

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 6:31 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held another special call meeting last Friday morning, March 27 with four of six members present.

    Only one item of business was on the agenda. Magistrate Hershell Key made a motion to approve a cash transfer of $50,000

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    Clinton Grand jury returns indictments March 16

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 6:30 pm

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened on Monday, March 16 and returned the following indictments:

    * Dwight J. Guffey, the alleged offenses of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance first degree (methamphetamine), promoting contraband by introducing two glass pipes

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