Guilty Plea

Trenton woman pleads guilty to stealing

In Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court, a Trenton woman, Ellen Stevenson, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of misdemeanor stealing. Imposition of her sentence was suspended and she was placed on probation for two years. Among conditions, Ms. Stevenson is to complete 20-hours of community service, pay restitution of $10,165.71, donate $300 to […]

Court News

Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court

Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, Shoemaker was sentenced to ten years with the Department […]

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Laredo Board of Aldermen approve ordinances

The Laredo Board of Aldermen approved two ordinances at its meeting Tuesday. One ordinance called for an election on a revenue bond question for the April 2nd election regarding if Laredo should issue combined waterworks and sewerage system revenue bonds for $500,000 to extend and improve the city’s combined waterworks and sewerage system. City Clerk […]

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Former teacher facing child sex charges appears in court

A former teacher at Cameron High School charged with felonies allegedly involving children appeared in the Associate Division of Clinton County Circuit Court Friday. The state filed an amended complaint, and 39-year-old William Derek Williams waived an arraignment and a preliminary hearing. He has been charged with three counts each of possession of child pornography […]