Judge Thomas Russell

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A federal judge sentenced a former Benton pharmacist on Thursday to two years in prison and three years of supervised release for stealing and mislabeling drugs and carrying a firearm while prohibited from doing so. 

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An 80-year-old Kentucky businessman who pleaded guilty in a conspiracy involving jail construction has been sentenced to probation. 


Caldwell County’s former animal shelter is embattled in a federal lawsuit seeking damages for what she claims is a wrongful termination.