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Courts

  • Grayson court unseals more indictments

    INDEPENDENCE — Several more indictments have been unsealed by Grayson County Circuit Court, revealing the names of suspects indicted by a grand jury on April 28.
    An indictment indicates that the grand jury found sufficient evidence for a case to go to trial, and does not indicate guilt.
    All of those indicted are innocent until proven guilty.
    The most recent charges unsealed include:
    • David Lee Anthony, Galax – possession of a schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine).

  • Public record for 5/16/12 edition

    Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record.  The listings are complete. The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing.  
    For information on this column or questions, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded Feb. 23-March 12 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Teacher on leave after indictment

    INDEPENDENCE — A Grayson County High School teacher is among four people named in indictments unsealed recently, after formal charges were placed April 27 by a Grayson County Circuit Court grand jury.
    Mark Allen Osborne, 33, of Independence, was indicted on a charge of using a communications system to solicit a child for illegal acts.
    According to the indictment, the charge involved a minor child at least 15 years old and less than 18 years old.
    Osborne is an agriculture teacher at GCHS. He is free after posting a $10,000 bond.

  • Public record for 5/9/12 edition

    Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record. The listings are complete. The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing.  
    For information on this column or questions, 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded Feb. 2-Feb 22 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Public record for 5/2/12 edition

    Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record. The listings are complete. The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing. 
    For information on this column or questions, 236-5178, ext. 213.

    District Court

    These sentences were recorded in February in the Carroll County General District Court Office. Sentences may be appealed:

  • Grayson grand jury indicts 21

    INDEPENDENCE — A Grayson County Circuit Court grand jury indicted 21 people on a variety of charges last Friday.
    Christopher Douglas Cecil was indicted on one count of malicious wounding. He is accused of wounding John Terry Kelly. He was also indicted on a statutory burglary charge for allegedly entering Kelly’s home.
    Other indictments included:
    • Sherry Ponce – grand larceny.
    • Roger Lynn Boyer II – grand larceny.
    • Richard Dusty Hash – credit cart theft.

  • Public record for 4/25/11 edition

    Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record. The listings are complete. The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing.  
    For information on this column or questions, 236-5178, ext. 213.

    District Court

    These sentences were recorded in January in the Grayson County General District Court office, Independence. Sentences may be appealed:

  • Competency evaluation ordered for Garrett

     

  • Public record for 4/18/12 edition

    Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record.  The listings are complete. The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing.  
    For information on this column or questions, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded Feb. 2-Feb 29 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Publi record for 4/11/12 edition

    Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record.  The listings are complete. The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing. 
    For information on this column or questions, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    District Court

    These sentences were recorded in January in the Galax General District Court office, Independence. Sentences may be appealed:
    Michael S. Campbell of Galax, guilty of public swearing/intoxication; pay $25 fine and $116 costs.