More than 1,000 customers showed up Saturday morning for a vote on whether to fire Tri-County Electric Cooperative's board. Records showed the board members had spent thousands on committee meetings and bonuses.
After the Tri-County Electric board was caught enriching themselves while customers paid high rates, more than 1,500 co-op members successfully voted to oust the board in a historic meeting August 18, 2018.
A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identified more than 1,000 child victims. The grand jury report released August 14 says that number comes from records in six Roman Catholic dioceses.
Around 200 people showed up for a last-second Tri-County Electric Co-op board meeting on August 17. The board wouldn't appear so customers, workers, media and the Calhoun County sheriff found them in a separate room.
Tri-County Electric Cooperative CEO Chad Lowder explains the process for customer-owners to vote for the future of the board of directors and for new bylaws. The vote will take place Saturday with the polls opening from 11am-5pm.
During a pre-trial hearing where Jim Harrison's attorney, Reggie Lloyd, had hoped to argue to have the charges against Harrison dismissed, special prosecutor David Pascoe produced evidence in the case against Harrison.