April session of Clinton Circuit Court sees another heavy docket

Posted May 4, 2016 at 2:03 pm

The monthly session of Clinton Circuit Court was held on Thursday, April 14 with several cases on the docket, and presided over by Circuit Judge David L. Williams.

The following are cases in which some type of resolution were made, either through sentencing, plea agreements, court dates being set, among others.

* During a pretrial conference, a plea agreement was reached in the case of Commonwealth vs. Contessa M. Gore.

The Commonwealth recommended dismissing the following charges: operating a motor vehicle under the influence, driving on a suspended license, reckless driving, failure to signal, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia. Upon a plea of guilty to receiving stolen property more than $500, the defendant would receive a five-year sentence, upon a plea of guilty to possession of a controlled substance, the defendant would

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    Single indictment handed down by local grand jury

    Posted May 4, 2016 at 2:03 pm

    The Clinton County Grand Jury had a light session on Thursday, April 14 handing down only one true bill.

    The grand jury charged Mitchell Comstock with the alleged offense of flagrant nonsupport by failing to provide support for his minor child or

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    The boys – and girls – of summer

    Posted April 27, 2016 at 1:44 pm

    Warmer weather, and the approaching end of another school year, signals time for the beginning of outdoor activity, including the start of youth baseball and softball league play. A good crowd was on hand for all of the festivities that were featured

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    Other items addressed by fiscal court also

    Posted April 27, 2016 at 1:41 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held an almost two-hour regular meeting last Thursday evening, April 21 with all court members present and several issues discussed or voted on. Over half of the meeting dealt with an issue involving a gate erected on a county road and a

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    Relay for Life is Friday night

    Posted April 20, 2016 at 2:08 pm

    The Clinton County Relay For Life, the annual event highlighting the local fight against cancer and promoting cancer research, will be held this Friday, April 22 at Clinton County High School with events beginning at 4 p.m. and running through approximately 10 p.m.

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    Absentee ballot request must be made by May 17

    Posted April 20, 2016 at 2:08 pm

    With the May 17 primary election less than a full month away in Kentucky, the deadline to register in order to cast a ballot next month has already passed, with that date having been this past Monday, April 18. However, for those people who are registered

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