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Former Hamilton School Board member August Dion Gregory, 44, has been found guilty of sexually abusing a minor. His sentencing is scheduled for Friday, May 18th at the Hancock County Courthouse in Carthage.
Gregory was arrested in December and charged with multiple felonies involving a minor: criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse and criminal sexual abuse. He was scheduled to go on trial this week.
Monmouth residents often see a bright flare in the north part of town. It's a burner that keeps excess methane from building up at the city's waste water pre-treatment facility. Someday, it might produce electricity.
City Administrator Eric Hanson said the 15 year-old burner had to be replaced recently. He said the city has installed one that could be part of an energy-generating system.