Barbara Colter was elected as president of the Clay County/Manchester Chamber of Commerce during their November meeting. She will assume her new office after the chamber Christmas dinner which will be held Thursday December 11 at Noon.
Danny Finley was elected vice-president, Karen Lawson will remain as treasurer and Cheyenne Lyttle Cornett will take over as Secretary.
The executive committee will be Manchester Mayor, James Ed Garrison; County Judge Executive, Joe Asher; Past President, Colbert Hensley; and Manchester CEO, Erika Skula.
The board of directors are: Betty S. Meredith, Clara Benge, Haley McCoy, Clyde Phillips, John Ed Pennington, George Saylor, Randy Craft, Penny Robinson, Mary Nicholson and Kelly Hacker.
Area residents are invited to be life-savers at the upcoming Kentucky Blood Center blood drive to be held at Clay County Public Library on Tuesday November 25 from 1:30 till 6 PM in the Community Room.
To schedule a donation or for more details, visit kybloodcenten.org or call 800-775-2522.
Blood donors must have a photo ID, be 17 years old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health and meet additional requirements.
Sixteen—year—old donors must have a signed parental permission slip, which can be found at kybloodcentelc.org.
Robert Lee Hibbard has filed a motion for a sentencing hearing and has a court status conference scheduled for today (Thursday). He was indicted in the Jimmy Benge drug case.
During the November meeting of the Clay County Fiscal Court a process was started to close one county road and the possibility of opening two new county roads was discussed.
A Big Creek woman was arrested and charged with shoplifting Tuesday while her companion was being interviewed for a job.
Manchester City Council met for the first time after the November election and had a long and productive meeting Monday night, including action on delinquent taxes.
A two-car accident on Highway 638 Monday sent two people to the hospital and totaled both vehicles. Joanne Sizemore age 27 of Beech Creek Road was traveling east in a 2007 Pontiac G6 when she apparently loss control of her car striking a 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Ricky Neal, age 44 of Upper Rader Road.
Kentucky Senate Leader Robert Stivers introduced the new US Senate Leader during a Support Coal Rally held at B&W Resources.
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