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Supervisor out on bond, faces kickback charges

GREENE COUNTY — Greene County Supervisor Earnest Holder is out on $20,000 bond after a week in the Stone County Regional Correctional Facility. The 69-year-old supervisor was convicted Aug. 20 on one federal tax evasion count in an alleged kickback scheme for a debris removal contract. Prosecutors argued last Friday that he should be held as a flight risk, because ...

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Nowlin petitioning for new trial

ECRU — Insurance agent Ken Nowlin claims in court documents that he was given faulty advice by his attorney in a government kickback case and wants a new trial. In documents filed this month in U.S. District Court in Oxford, Nowlin alleges his attorney, Tony Farese of Ashland, forced him to plead guilty to a federal insurance scam, and that ...

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