New Manchester City Council and Mayor were sworn in by City Clerk Mamie Smith Monday night. (left to right) Betty S. Meredith, Penny Robinson, Darnell Hipster, Jamey Mills, Esther Thompson, Dr. James Rice, James Ed Garrison (Mayor) and Fred Rogers. Claude Davis was out of town.
Two Manchester residents were jailed following a high-speed pursuit that began as a result of a busted windshield. Ralph Hoskins and Amelia N. Copeland….
A Manchester man remains in jail after Clay County Sheriff Deputy Jeremy Gabbard confiscated a large supply of methamphetamine following an investigation.
Danville Little has agreed to a plea deal that describes Little as part of a pipeline of Lexington (KY) cocaine to Eugene Slone.
Two Clay County men have been arrested on additional charges while being served for outstanding warrants. Clay County Sheriff Deputy Taye Napier arrested Dennis Earl Jones and Michael Couch over the weekend.
Robert Lee Hibbard and Audrey Hall have reached agreements in a federal indictment related to the Eli Marcum murder case.
Two Clay County residents have been arrested in connection with a shooting at Manchester Wal-Mart. Police arrested Ashley Cecile Bray on a warrant that claims Bray assisted in keeping Richard Lawson confined while her boyfriend, Michael Landon Edwards went to get a gun to shoot Lawson.
UPDATE: Thursday Morning:
A second person has been arrested. Ashley Cecile Bray age 27 of Manchester has been charged with assault (first degree). A warrant was served on her by Clay County Sheriff’s Detective Trent Baker Wednesday afternoon. More arrests are expected.
Manchester Police Detective Raleigh Benge (right) and officer Jeff Collett interview Delmer Edwards following a shooting incident at Wal-Mart Monday morning. Benge is in charge of the investigation.
A long standing family feud that had escalated to the point it led to District Court dates boiled over into violence leaving one man in critical condition from two gunshot wounds and another in Clay County Detention Center facing assault charges. Both men have been neighbors for several years in the Little Sextons Creek area of Clay County.
Commonwealth Attorney Gary Gregory has removed himself and his office as the prosecutor in the murder case against Dwight Douglas Hughes. The Kentucky Attorney General’s office will appoint a special prosecutor.