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Courts

  • Public record for 10/26/11 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, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    District Court

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

  • Davis to serve 28 years for rape

     

  • Public record for 10/19/11 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.

    Marriages

    These marriage licenses were recorded July 2-Aug. 18 in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:
    Matthew Ryan Shaffer, 21, Independence, and Kayla Marie Blevins, 20, Mouth of Wilson.

  • Bond to serve 96 months for meth charge

     

  • Public record for 10/12/11 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 June in the Galax General District Court Office, Galax. Sentences may be appealed:
    Harry William Pfund III of Galax, guilty of public swearing/intoxication; pay $25 fine and $91 costs.

  • Public record for 10/5/11 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 July in the Carroll County General District Court Office, Hillsville. Sentences may be appealed:

  • Caudill will serve 3 years for dealing drugs near school

    HILLSVILLE — A 54-year-old man will serve three years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to dealing large amounts of drugs across the street from Woodlawn School.
    Charles Terry Caudill pleaded guilty to five of seven illegal drug-related charges that arose after Carroll County deputies searched his home at 604 Woodlawn Road in February 2009, according to court records.
    Authorities seized nearly six pounds of marijuana, 28 guns and $12,800 in cash after serving a search warrant there.

  • Public record for 9/28/11 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.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded July 22-Aug. 31 in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:

  • Carroll grand jury issues 91 indictments

    HILLSVILLE — The Carroll grand jury issued 91 indictments after meeting Monday. Of those, nine were sealed by the court.
    An indictment is a formal charge, not a finding of guilt.
    • Lorna Jean Adams — obtaining property by false pretenses (nine counts); bad check (four counts)
    • Rudolph Sankey Barker — abuse and neglect of a child, possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony, eluding a law enforcement officer, violation of the habitual offender statute

  • Galax drug suspect faces deportation