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Two inmates released

The Kentucky Department of Corrections announced the release from prison this week of a 37-year-old Letcher County man being held on sex-related charges.

Clabe Edward Tackett of Deane is scheduled to be released from prison on Oct. 1. Tackett has been serving a fiveyear sentence since May 23, 2007, when he was convicted on charges of using a minor under 18 in a sexual performance, thirddegree sodomy, unlawful transaction with a minor and illegal sexual act with a minor under 18 years of age. Tackett will be living at 326 Coon Hollow in Deane, authorities said.

Corrections officials also announced the release of a 28-yearold Letcher County woman who had been serving a nine-year sentence for drug-related crimes.

Tia Dawn Gibson was paroled on Sept. 24. She was serving a nineyear sentence for forgery of a prescription for a controlled substance (first offense), theft of a controlled substance (first offense) and theft by failure to make required deposition of property. She had been in prison since Feb. 13, 2008.

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