Court session sees pretrial conferences in attempted murder cases

Posted March 14, 2017 at 12:51 pm

A monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court was held Thursday, March 2 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over several cases, with some defendants receiving formal sentences, others reaching plea agreements and several trial dates being set.

Pretrial conferences were held in some cases involving attempted murder and other charges.

Ricky Lee York, who is charged with first degree arson, three counts of attempted murder and four counts of second degree persistent felony offender, had a new trial date scheduled for July 18 and 19. He was originally scheduled to stand trial in mid-February but the trial was postponed during another pretrial conference last month.

York is charged in connection with a home fire on Old Kentucky Road last spring in which three family members were home at the time.

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    Clinton earns ‘Work Ready Community in Progress’ status

    Posted March 8, 2017 at 9:38 am

    Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner announced on February 16 that Clinton County has been certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community in Progress.

    The Kentucky Work Ready Community certification program from the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (KWIB) and

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    Don’t forget to ‘Spring forward’

    Posted March 8, 2017 at 9:36 am

    Days are already getting longer with the near arrival of spring, and soon there will be a lot more daylight hours for the next several months as Central Daylight Saving Time (CDST) officially returns to the region this Sunday, March 12.

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    Arrival of storm season prompts safety reminders

    Posted March 8, 2017 at 9:35 am

    The month of March is here once again, and although it usually brings a little warmer temperatures and extra daylight to this region of the country, including Kentucky and Clinton County, it also signals the start of the peak severe weather storm season throughout the region.

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