Clinton Circuit Court, Grand Jury have sessions last Thursday

Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:47 pm

The Clinton County Grand Jury convened and the monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court was held last Thursday, October 9 with Judge David L. Williams presiding over a heavy court calendar. The true bills handed down by the grand jury were also heard in open circuit court during the session.

– Grand Jury: The grand jury returned the following indictments last week:

* The alleged offenses of rape first degree; unlawful transaction with a minor; and two counts of persistent felony offender against Robert Waid, when on or about August 6, the defendant, being over 21 years of age, engaged in sexual intercourse with a minor less than age 16, and engaged in sexual activity with a minor under 16 and committed the offenses after having been found guilty of a prior felony offense within the last five

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    Foothills XXXV – Stage is set

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    “Rain, rain, go away”

    That’s the cry that most Clinton County residents are shouting this week after five straight days of cloudy skies, heavy rains and strong

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    Murder trial for Byler, Thompson set for April

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Another trial date has been scheduled for two Clinton County residents charged with murder in the death of Jimmy Sidwell, Jr., 19, also of Albany that occurred a year ago.

    During motion hour last Thursday, October 9 in Clinton Circuit Court, Judge

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    Pyles murder case waived to Pickett Grand Jury

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    The man accused of a double-homicide in neighboring Pickett County, Tennessee in late July will apparently have his case heard by a Pickett County Grand Jury.

    Joshua Pyles, 34, of Monticello, appeared in court in Overton County last Wednesday, October 8 for

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