Budget cuts won’t slow down county court service projects
Despite massive state budget cuts, Monroe County Court Judge Jason Yoss said the county probation department will continue its community service plans.
In an attempt to collect money owed to the county, Yoss has allowed individuals with unpaid court costs and fines to complete community service in lieu of payments or jail time.
Work has been ongoing at the Hannibal Locks and Dams and a new project started Saturday, Aug. 5, as county probation officers took a pair of individuals to Moose Ridge Cemetery to help clean up the site.
Yoss said he found out the cemetery was in poor shape after speaking with some visitors to the county.
The visitors went to Moose Ridge Cemetery, which is off Moose Ridge Road southwest of Woodsfield, because some of their