LEWISTON — Officials say a computer glitch kept some of the 444 employees from Lewiston from receiving their paychecks on time.

Lewiston Finance Director Heather Hunter said only employees using the Lewiston Municipal Credit Union received their direct deposit checks as scheduled at midnight Tuesday.

The computer problem was fixed by 10 a.m. Wednesday and employees with accounts at large banks had received their pay by 11 a.m. Accounts at smaller banks and credit unions took longer.

Hunter tells the Sun Journal she began getting calls from concerned employees at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

She says the $244,000 payroll itself was never in doubt.