With the recent discovery of body parts near a cemetery on Ephram Creek speculation has surrounded the disappearance of Roy Glenn (Minton) Griffin of Add Hollow. He went missing on September 19 of 1996 two weeks before his 34th birthday.
Several defendants are scheduled to appear in Clay Circuit Court Monday May 4 for Pre-Trial Hearings. Four are charged with arson and being part of a criminal syndicate. They are charged with arson and burglary of a mobile home owned by Virginia and Stoddard Allen.
An accused Clay County drug dealer who pleaded guilty in federal court has asked to rescind his plea. Jimmy D. Benge had agreed to a 20-year sentence for selling pain pills.
Five defendants will be in Clay Circuit Court Monday May 4 for a pre-trial hearing on burglary charges.
Christopher Dale Collins age 41, of Collins Gibson Road (Manchester) is scheduled to be in Clay Circuit Court Monday May 4 for a motion hearing on five separate indictments handed down by Clay County Grand Juries.
Five defendants are scheduled to appear in Clay Circuit Court for a review of their case Monday May 4. According to usleagal.com a review is a judicial reconsideration for purposes of correction.
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.