August session of Clinton Circuit Court held

Posted August 24, 2016 at 6:41 pm

The monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court was held Thursday, August 13 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over several cases. The following are cases in which some resolutions were reached, including sentencing, plea agreements, trial dates scheduled and other cases resolved.

* Sentencing was held in the case of Commonwealth vs. Larry W. Thompson, pursuant to a plea agreement effectuated on January 7.

The defendant pled guilty to theft by unlawful taking over $500 and persistent felony offender second degree, with a 10 year sentence. Also, under a separate indictment, guilty to escape second degree with a 10 year sentence. The two sentences shall run concurrent for 10 years. The Commonwealth opposed probation.

The defendant will receive credit for time served and charges of burglary third degree and two counts of persistent

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    Six persons indicted by Clinton Grand Jury

    Posted August 24, 2016 at 6:42 pm

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened on Thursday, August 11 in regular session. A total of six individuals were named in true bills in open circuit court, with four of those being multi-count indictments.

    The following indictments were handed down:

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    School board has short meeting

    Posted August 17, 2016 at 1:55 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its monthly business meeting Monday evening, August 15. The session was briefer than average, lasting a little less than a half-hour with all members present.

    The board first recognized four recently retired school employees, who combined

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    Ballot positions now set for non-partisan races

    Posted August 17, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    The November general election is now less than three months away and the ballot for local races voters will have to choose from is set, following the passing of the Tuesday, August 9 deadline last week.

    A total of 17 people filed

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    School board addresses student data security

    Posted August 17, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its monthly work session last Thursday afternoon at the Central Office with all members present. The lengthy meeting lasted almost two hours and included two separate presentations on a couple of important issues involving the school district.

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    Candidate filing pace picked up as deadline approached

    Posted August 10, 2016 at 2:04 pm

    As the deadline nears to file for non-partisan races in the upcoming November general election, filing for the handful of local offices that will be on the ballot picked up last week. The deadline to file was Tuesday, August 9 at 4 p.m. (too late for

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