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    Judge Grants Continuance in Sallee Trial

    By Sue Caldwell, Reporter
    A motion to continue sentencing for Jackson County's former Treasurer Beth Sallee was granted on June 10th by United States District Court Judge Claria Horn Boom after Sallee's attorney had filed the motion to continue the sentencing on Friday, June 7th. Sallee, who was scheduled for sentencing on Tuesday, June 18, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, July 23, 2019. The motion filed for Sallee by her attorney, David S. Hoskins, reads: Comes now the Defendant, Beth Sallee, by counsel, and moves the Court to continue her sentencing, now scheduled for June 18, 2019, for thirty (30) days and to extend the deadline for her sentencing briefing accordingly.

    Jackson County Fiscal Court awarded $681,553 for Resurfacing

    MANCHESTER, Ky. (June 18, 2019) – During Monday’s Jackson County Fiscal Court meeting, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Rural and Municipal Aid Commissioner Gray Tomblyn II announced $681,553 in discretionary funds for vital resurfacing work on two county roads. Resurfacing repairs address existing surface cracks, potholes, raveling, and base failures. The more than half a million dollar investment supports Governor Matt Bevin’s commitment to prioritize transportation infrastructure projects and increase economic opportunity across the Commonwealth.