Phone scams resurface in Clinton County area

Posted July 28, 2015 at 7:16 pm

Identity theft is among the fastest growing “white collar” type crimes in the United States and nationwide, as more and more people, primarily through the telecommunication industry such as Internet and phone, are losing their identity and lots of money in the process, not to mention the hassle they have to go through to get their stolen identities back.

Although some scammers use the U.S. mail as ways to try to entice people into sending money for services or goods that don’t exist, or as a means to gain important information such as Social Security or bank numbers, the favorite con scam artists in this day and time use is primarily online and by fake phone calls, which often times can sound all too real.

Even though most scammers seek out larger cities and high scale neighborhoods, small

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    Clinton jobless rate drops

    Posted July 28, 2015 at 7:21 pm

    Unemployment numbers in Clinton County dropped again last month from the previous month, hitting 5.8 percent for the month of June, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

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    EMS, jail employees will see pay raise in August

    Posted July 22, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court met in regular session last Thursday, July 16 with all members present. About half the meeting dealt with the Veterans Administration assistance officer position which can be found in a separate article in this week’s issue. The court did carry through with

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    VA Officer shown public support

    Posted July 22, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held its regular monthly meeting last Thursday evening, July 16 before a packed house in the upstairs courtroom of the courthouse, with about half of those in attendance having, at one time or another, worn a uniform representing the United States military.

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    School board has busy meeting

    Posted July 22, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    The Clinton County Board of Education, meeting in regular session Monday evening, had a full agenda, including three presentations and a closed session on litigation, to name a few. Four of five members were present for the almost two-hour meeting.

    The board

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