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Courts

  • Carjacking suspect's case headed to grand jury

     

  • Public record for 6/6/12 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 March 27-April 20 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Jury finds former teacher not guilty

    INDEPENDENCE — A former Grayson County High School teacher and volunteer football coach was found not guilty in Grayson County Circuit Court last Friday of a felony charge of taking indecent liberties with a child, following a two-day trial.
    Robert Eugene Pope of Elk Creek was charged Aug. 30, 2010. The alleged incident involved a student that was 17 years old at the time.
    A jury of six men and six women deliberated 35 minutes before rendering their verdict of not guilty.
    Pope testified in his own defense that the incident never happened.

  • Ky. man to serve 4 years for stealing guns

     

  • Public record for 5/30/12 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 March 13-26 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Protective order against supervisor dropped

    HILLSVILLE — An emergency protective order requested by Carroll’s assistant administrator against the Pine Creek supervisor expired Tuesday, according to court officials.
    A hearing on the protective order sought by Assistant Administrator Nikki Shank against Supervisor Bob Martin was set in Carroll General District Court on Tuesday before its time limit ran out.
    The protective order and a civil complaint filed by Shank accuse Martin of harassment.

  • Public record for 5/23/12

    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 February in the Galax General District Court Office, Galax. Sentences may be appealed:

  • Former prosecutor named judge

    Former Grayson County Commonwealth’s Attorney Dawn Cox was chosen as a juvenile and domestic relations court judge on Tuesday by the General Assembly.
    She fills the position that has been vacant since the 2008 resignation of Judge Michael Keith Blankenship of Wytheville.

  • 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: