A Clay County grand jury returned indictments on fourteen people last week on a variety of charges ranging from fraud to burglary.
Members argue over process to replace Fox
Tempers flared at the city council meeting Monday night. After the dust had cleared, former State Representative Barbara Jo Colter was appointed to the city council Monday night, following the resignation of council member Bret Fox. Fox left the council to pursue a job opportunity in Florida.
The trial for a former Manchester City Police Officer is scheduled for trial Thursday, September 19 in Clay Circuit Court.
The highway layout of Garrard as we know it is about to change drastically.
Former Agriculture Commissioner Admits Misappropriating Department Funds
FRANKFORT — Former Kentucky Department of Agriculture Commissioner,
Richard Dwight Farmer, Jr., admitted in federal court today that he misappropriated
public resources during his tenure in office.
Farmer pleaded guilty to two counts of theft from a program receiving federal
funds. Farmer entered into an agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s office which, if
approved by the Court, will require him to serve a prison sentence of 21 to 27 months.
Additionally, Farmer agreed to pay $120,500 in restitution to the Commonwealth of
Kentucky. Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove released Farmer on his own recognizance
until his sentencing hearing on January 14, 2014.
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