The former publisher of the defunct “Chilton Times Journal” newspaper has been accused of writing worthless payroll checks to several former employees. On March 21st, Calumet Press, Incorporated announced that they would be shutting down, and a week later, a former employee reported to police that she had received a check from the company that bounced. She also stated that several other employees had also received bad checks. Bank records and records supplied by six employees who spoke with police revealed nearly 50 bad payroll checks between Jan. 1, 2016 and March 21,2017. The officer manager told police that James H. Moran’s (a former publicist) personal mortgage was paid from the income of the business. Moran has been charged with eight counts of issuing worthless checks and one count of theft in a business setting