After nearly a month of searches, investigations and CSI type tests local officials are closing in on the identification of the person whose skull was found near Ephram Creek. During a search Saturday Clay County Corner Danny Finley and members of the Clay County Sheriffs Office discovered a boot covered in moss and two additional legs bones, apparently a tibia and a sliver of another long bone.
Clay County School Superintendent Amon Couch has accepted the position of principal of Williamsburg City Schools. Couch will assume the new position on July 1. He began his teaching career at Williamsburg 23 years ago after graduation from the University of the Cumberlands.
Couch will remain at the head of Clay County schools until his contract runs out June 30. The school board hopes to name his replacement by May 15.
A motion hearing has been scheduled in the murder case against Dwight Douglas Hughes on Friday May 15 in Clay Circuit Court before Special Judge Paul Winchester.
Circuit Court Judge Oscar House sentenced four people in Clay Circuit Court in April.
A Laurel County Woman and a Manchester man were arrested Sunday after shoplifting in two different Manchester stores according to a press release from Manchester Police Department.
“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” When the Apostle Paul penned those words over 2000 years ago he could have been describing the last day of “Preacher” Carl Henson who died shortly after making his last bus run to Paces Creek School.
Turkey hunters discovered the body of a London man in southern Clay County Friday evening.
Clay County Fiscal Court passed a resolution for a $75.000 matching grant that would put $150,000 into a fund to put a RV Park on Elk Mountain.