former mayor of Clinchco pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges related to
a scheme to use city funds for personal expenses. 50-year-old Peggy Sue Stanley
Mickens appeared in U.S. District Court in Abingdon, where she
entered guilty pleas to charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and theft of federal
funds. Mickens was accused of using federal grant funds to renovate her home
and using a city credit card to buy items for her home. She will be back in
court Sept. 22 for sentencing.