Garland County Newswire (Page 5)

Garland County Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Woman pleads guilty to using county funds to buy tuxedo for dog, game ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | WPXI

    ... 20 years in prison, and the other four each carry a penalty of up to 10 years in prison. Goss, who worked for Garland County since 2004, was fired in June 2016 after the fraud allegations surfaced, the Sentinel-Record reported . She was arrested ...

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  2. Official pleads guilty to buying tux for pet pug using gov't cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | New York Daily News

    ... trial this week but pleaded guilty Monday. Authorities accused Goss of fraudulently charging $200,000 to a Garland County credit card on purchases including the dog tuxedo, a diamond bracelet, tickets to Arkansas Razorbacks sporting events, sequined ...

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  3. Woman pleads guilty to using county funds to buy tuxedo for pug,aRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... 20 years in prison, and the other four each carry a penalty of up to 10 years in prison. Goss, who worked for Garland County since 2004, was fired in June 2016 after the fraud allegations surfaced, the Sentinel-Record reported . She was arrested ...

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  4. Arkansas woman admits using county cash to buy dog tuxedo newRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | WTOV9

    ... trial this week but pleaded guilty Monday. Authorities accused Goss of fraudulently charging $200,000 to a Garland County credit card on purchases including the dog tuxedo, a diamond bracelet, tickets to Arkansas Razorbacks sporting events, sequined ... 1 comment

  5. This woman's pet pug needed a tuxedo, so she used public money to pay for itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Mashable

    Using public money to buy your own personal items is a serious crime but that didn't stop this dog-owner from using a public credit card to buy her pet pug a brand-new tuxedo. Kristi Goss, a former administrative assistant to Garland County judge Rick Davis, was due to go on trial this week.

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  6. Woman uses county cash to buy dog tuxedoRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    A former administrative assistant to an Arkansas county official has pleaded guilty to fraudulent use of a credit card after prosecutors accused her of using public money to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her pet pug. Authorities accused Goss of fraudulently charging $200,000 to a Garland County credit card on purchases including the dog tuxedo, a diamond bracelet, tickets to Arkansas Razorbacks sporting events, sequined throw pillows and pet insurance.

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  7. Ex- Garland County Clerk Used Funds To Buy Dog Tuxedo, Hogs TicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A former Garland County employee pleaded guilty to six felony counts of fraudulent use of a credit card Monday , our CBS affiliate THV11 reports. Kristi Lyn Goss, 44, was arrested in October of 2016 after prosecutors accused her of using a county credit card to buy personal items including a tuxedo for her dog.

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  8. News 25 mins ago 8:34 p.m.Ex-Arkansas clerk used funds to buy dog tuxedo, Hogs ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    A former Garland County employee pleaded guilty to six felony counties of fraudulent use of a credit card on Monday. Kristi Lyn Goss, 44, withdrew her previously entered not guilty pleas.

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  9. This Woman Used Public Money to Buy Her Dog a Tiny Tuxedo. No One's Even Mad.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Time

    An Arkansas woman has pleaded guilty to using public funds for her personal benefit, purchasing, among other things, tickets to sporting events, household goods, a diamond bracelet, and a tiny tuxedo for , Kristi Goss, formerly an administrative assistant for the Garland County judge in Hot Springs, Arkansas, pleaded guilty after authorities accused her of illegally charging $200,000 to a credit card for the county. While the law isn't looking kindly on Goss' misuse of the credit card, the Internet has found immense joy in her decision to use the funds to invest in formalwear for her pooch.

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  10. Arkansas woman admits to spending public money on pug tuxedo, pet insurance and moreRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | Fox News

    ... items - including a tuxedo for her pet pug. Authorities accused Goss of fraudulently charging $200,000 to a Garland County credit card on purchases including the dog tuxedo, a diamond bracelet, car payments, tickets to Arkansas Razorbacks sporting ...

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  11. Arkansas woman, former county worker pleads guilty to fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | NWAonline

    A former administrative assistant to the county judge of Garland County pleaded guilty Monday in Garland County Circuit Court to six felony counts of fraudulent use of the county's credit card. Kristi Lyn Goss, 44, was set to stand trial Tuesday on six counts of fraudulent use of a credit card, including two counts involving amounts more than $25,000, punishable by up to 20 years in prison, and four counts involving amounts more than $5,000, punishable by up to 10 years, but opted to plead guilty at a pretrial hearing Monday.

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  12. Former county worker pleads guilty to fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    A former administrative assistant to the county judge of Garland County pleaded guilty Monday in Garland County Circuit Court to six felony counts of fraudulent use of the county's credit card.

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  13. Community Events in the Tri-Lakes AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    Sept. 11 Fair Horticulture Competitions HOT SPRINGS - Residents of Garland County can compete in many categories at the Garland County Fair, including vegetables, fruits, eggs, flower arrangements, single flowers, seeds, herbs, hanging baskets, succulents and container plants.

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  14. Rock blasts to close section of U.S. 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    Rock blasting operations will require a series of 10-minute closures on a section of U.S. 70 in Garland County for two weeks beginning Monday, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said.

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  15. Arlington owners protest threat of closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    ... to close the property. The jurisdiction for imposition of any penalties lies with the District Court of Garland County and not with any single city official. The appeal also reads that Sky Capital Group LP is being denied the appropriate audience ...

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  16. Merging lanes set for U.S. 70 projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | NWAonline

    Work on a $78.5 million project to widen U.S. 70 in Garland and Saline counties will require lane closings on Arkansas 128 for four days beginning today, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews installing a concrete pipe will require the northbound and southbound lanes to alternately be closed for a quarter-mile north from the U.S. 70/Arkansas 128 intersection from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Friday.

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  17. Arkansas authorities arrest woman wanted in train passenger's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | NWAonline

    A Tennessee woman wanted as an accessory in the death of an Arkansas man who was thrown off a freight train in Wyoming earlier this month was arrested Thursday by Hot Springs police. Ashley Nicole Chandler, 29, whose address was listed as "city streets" in Cookeville, Tenn., was arrested by detectives and booked into the Garland County jail shortly before 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

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  18. State attorneys ask judge to dismiss suit over loitering lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... statute's application." The ACLU's lawsuit, filed on behalf of Michael Andrew Rodgers, a disabled veteran in Garland County who was cited in 2015 for violating the previous version of the law, and Glynn Dilbeck, a homeless man who was cited in 2015 ...

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  19. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | NWAonline

    Robert L. Williams, aged 68 years, who for the greater part of 22 years served as mayor or sheriff of Garland county, tonight while lying on a couch in his room in the Williams residence on Grand Avenue, sent a bullet through his head. Death was instantaneous.

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  20. Police charge man in gas station deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | NWAonline

    Police have arrested a man on a capital murder charge in the death earlier this month of a 29-year-old in Hot Springs. Lindaniel West was taken into custody Wednesday and was expected to be booked into the Garland County jail with no bail, according to a news release.

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