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01/17/2017 08:15 PM
Former administratora s deal sours Sterling - 6:56 pm updated:

Former Mount Sterling administrator Joe Johnson is escorted to the sheriff's office following his court hearing. Johnson pleaded guilty to racketeering, theft, theft in office and money laundering on Tuesday.

01/11/2017 12:17 PM
Mt. Sterling mayor gavels down council member after fiscal officer resigns -

The Mount Sterling Village Council meeting from Jan. 9. Council member Diane Spradlin and Mayor Lowell Anderson begin to argue at about 4:02 into the video. Spradlin's remarks during the round table discussion and the ensuing spar with the mayor begins at about 41:50.

01/04/2017 07:10 PM
No expert for Johnson: Judge denies request to spend $5,000 on private auditor

Joe Johnson listens as his two defense attorneys, Mike Murray and Dale Frenz, discuss strategy during a pretrial hearing on Wednesday. Mike Murray, one of Johnson's two defense attorneys, defended his request to spend $5,000 on a retainer for an independent forensic accountant to analyze financial records Wednesday in Madison County Common Pleas Court.