Clinton Grand Jury indicts four last week

Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:31 pm

The Clinton County Grand Jury convened last Thursday, August 14 and handed down five indictments naming four individuals. The following true bills will returned:

* William Cook, aka Preston Cook, the alleged offenses of trafficking in marijuana and cultivation of marijuana, when on or about July 10 and 14, defendant trafficked marijuana over eight ounces and cultivated more than five plants.

* David Harding, the alleged offense of flagrant non-support, when on or about September 1, 2010 through August 14, 2014, defendant failed to provide support for his minor child or children, said failure having resulted in an arrearage of $11,964 as of August 14.

* Marcus M. Booher, the alleged offense of persistent felony offender, second degree and assault, third degree, when on or about June 21, defendant committed the offenses after having

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    Buses back on the road . . .

    Posted August 13, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    Morning traffic was busier this week than it had been for awhile, with the start of the 2014-15 school year. Local drivers are reminded to be aware of the school traffic, including the presence of school buses

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    School board holds first meeting in new school year

    Posted August 13, 2014 at 12:52 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its first meeting on the first day of school, Monday evening, August 11 with all members present.

    The board first made an amendment to the agenda to include a medical leave of absence, discussion of the

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    City council votes to keep tax rates unchanged for 2015

    Posted August 13, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    Tax rates for city residents will remain unchanged following action taken last Tuesday evening, August 5 during the regular meeting of Albany City Council. All members were present for the brief meeting.

    Without discussion, the council, on a motion by James “Smitty”

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    Edelen releases audit of Clinton Clerk’s fee account

    Posted August 13, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    State Auditor Adam Edelen has released the audit of the 2013 financial statement of Clinton County Clerk Sheila 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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