Grand jury indicts three

Posted June 23, 2015 at 6:49 pm

After an extremely busy work session in May, the Clinton County Grand Jury convened June 4 and returned only three indictments, as follows:

* David Vitatoe, the alleged offense of persistent felony offender second degree by having committed the offense of manufacturing methamphetamine while having been stood convicted of a prior felony offense within the past five years.

* Rodney Duvall, the alleged offense of persistent felony offender second degree by having committed the offense of trafficking in a controlled substance second degree, after having been stood convicted of a prior felony offense within the last five years.

* Dickie Wallace, the alleged offense of flagrant nonsupport for not providing support for his minor child or children, now being in arrears by $1,775.00.

(Editor’s Note: An indictment is a statement

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    Fiscal court approves budget, split on salaries

    Posted June 23, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court finalized a new budget on a split vote, granted county employees a small cost-of-living increase and verbally debated employee salaries during a two-and-a-half hour special meeting last Tuesday evening with all members present.

    The session was a call

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    In other fiscal court business . . .

    Posted June 23, 2015 at 7:09 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held a marathon special meeting last Tuesday evening in the upstairs courtroom of the courthouse with all members present and a busy agenda on tap.

    The court dealt with the budget, a cost-of-living wage increase for employees and

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    Health board holds special meeting

    Posted June 23, 2015 at 7:06 pm

    The Clinton County Health Board held a short special meeting Monday evening at the health department with 10 members present, along with Shawn Crabtree, Executive Director of the Lake Cumberland District Health Department (LCDHD) out of Somerset.

    Crabtree referred back to the

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    July 4 celebration lineup

    Posted June 16, 2015 at 7:32 pm

    The Clinton County Fair is still underway, but just two weeks after the annual week-long community event comes to a close Saturday night, the second of two summer holidays will take stage at Mountain View Park with the now-annual 4th of July fireworks celebration.

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    IDA votes to help fund fireworks, state fair promotion in August

    Posted June 16, 2015 at 7:32 pm

    The Clinton County Industrial Development Authority, meeting for the first time since February, opted to give its annual support as co-sponsor of the July 4th fireworks event and also supported the Chamber of Commerce’s annual promotion “Pride of the Counties” booth set-up at the Kentucky State

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    Edelen releases audit of Clinton Clerk’s fee account

    Posted June 16, 2015 at 7:18 pm

    State Auditor Adam Edelen has released the audit of the 2014 financial statement of Clinton County Clerk Shelia Booher. State law requires the auditor to conduct annual audits of county clerks and sheriffs.

    Recent changes in auditing standards require the auditor’s letter

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