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  • Jail lawsuit alleges ‘misuse of public funds’

    Steve Skinner, a captain at the Grant County Detention Center, filed a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and abuse of power against Grant County Jailer Terry Peeples last week.
    Skinner claims that Peeples falsified business records, misappropriated funds and installed hidden recording devices to spy on employees.
    “I deny the allegations because they are false,” Peeples said.


    Name: Teresa Cunningham
    Address: Florence
    Spouse: single
    Members of immediate family: Anna and Harold Cunningham
    Education: University of Cincinnati: B.A. English; University of Dayton: J.D.; Georgetown University Law Center: ll.M. Labor.
    Present occupation: Attorney at Law.
    Previous work experience and/or political experience: Former law clerk for a U.S. District judge. Private practice for previous 26 years focusing on employment and workers’ compensation.

  • Court of Appeals 6th District, 1st Division

    Name:  Allison Jones
    Home Address:  Prospect, KY  
    Spouse:  Lawrence L. Jones II
    Members of Immediate Family (Children):  I have two children, a daughter, Riley (9) who is in the Fourth Grade , and a son, Reed, who will be 7 in November 2014 and is in the First Grade.  

  • Williamstown City Council forms

    NAME:    Greg Middleton
    ADDRESS:    Williamstown, Kentucky
    SPOUSE:   Misty Middleton            
    MEMBERS OF IMMEDIATE FAMILY (CHILDREN):   Carly Middleton  Haley Middleton
    EDUCATION:  High School Graduate from Grant County High School (1991); Bachelor’s Degree from NKU – Accounting Major (1995), Finance Minor
    OFFICE FILED FOR:    City Council member for Williamstown  

  • Magistrates District 3

    NAME:    Bobby C. Newman     

    ADDRESS:   Crittenden, Kentucky

    SPOUSE:    Margie (Landrum) Newman – 43 years

    MEMBERS OF IMMEDIATE FAMILY (CHILDREN):   Michelle Newman Stull – Bobby Keith Newman – six grandkids and two great grandkids

    EDUCATION:   Eastern Kentucky University Dept. Criminal Justice

    OFFICE FILED FOR:   Magistrate 3rd District

  • Magistrates District 2

    NAME:    Shawna Coldiron     

    ADDRESS:   Crittenden, Kentucky

    SPOUSE:    Steven Coldiron

    MEMBERS OF IMMEDIATE FAMILY (CHILDREN):   Amanda Naranjo and Zebulin (Zeb) Coldiron

  • Magistrates District 1

    Name: Jacqalynn M. Ammer Riley
    Address: Williamstown, KY
    Spouse: Stanley Riley -Husband of nine years, self-employed, Master Barber in Dry Ridge, KY.
    Members of immediate family (children): God has not blessed Stanley and me with children of our own yet.  At the present time, we proudly raise our 2 and a half yr old American Bulldog – Bota and a vast array of livestock.  
    2002- Graduated Top 10 of my class from Grant County High School- 4.02 GPA, Kentucky Work Ethic Diploma and Class President


    NAME:    R. Leslie Knight
    ADDRESS:   Dry Ridge
    MEMBERS OF IMMEDIATE FAMILY (CHILDREN):  Kasey Q. Griffin (Jimmie); Samuel Q. Griffin - grandchild
    EDUCATION:  BA – Psychology; BA – History; JD
    PRESENT OCCUPATION:   Attorney-At-Law
    PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:  Private practice since 1996; Special Domestic Relations Commissioner since April 2010; Trial Commissioner for Kentucky Bar Association January 2009 – January 2014


    Name: Tabatha Clemons
    Address:   Williamstown
    Spouse: Joseph Webb Clemons
    Members of Immediate Family: son, Jeffrey Thomas Clemons
    Education: Bachelor Degree from Northern Kentucky University; graduate of Grant County High School
    Present Occupation: Director of Grant County Parks & Recreation, Grant County Fiscal Court
    Previous Work Experience and/or Political Experience: I have over 15 years of customer service experience.
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