Tax Issues Shut Down El Cazador

El Cazador was closed by the Kentucky Department of Revenue Friday. Aaron Asher is shown looking over the close order Monday.

El Cazador was closed by the Kentucky Department of Revenue Friday. Aaron Asher is shown looking over the close order Monday.

El Cazador Mexican Restaurant located in Manchester Square Shopping Center was closed by the Kentucky Department of Revenue.
Revenue officials were in Manchester Friday and placed a red poster on the door of the popular restaurant just before the start of one of the busiest nights of the week.

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New Company Contracted to Clean up Caudill Gap

A Louisville company that had the state contract to clean up the tires at Caudill Gap has been shut down due to a fire, which appears to have been caused in part because the company was not in compliance with state laws, according to a report at WLKY.com.

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Clay/Manchester Trail Town Committee to have a Float in Christmas Parade

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Betty Jo Morris makes a point during the recent Clay County/Trail Town Committee meeting. A first annual River Festival is planned for June.

Clay County/Manchester Trail Town Committee announced plans to have a Float in the Christmas Parade Saturday December 6. They are also in the planning stages of a first annual Clay County River Fest in June.

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Four facing drug charges

Christopher Sams, Nicholas Forbes, Jones Jerel and Israel Miller are scheduled to appear in Clay Circuit Court Monday (December 1) for pretrial hearings in drug cases

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HOLIDAY CLOSINGS

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Most local government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday and will reopen Monday so their employees can enjoy Thanksgiving with their families.

Those include: County Clerk’s Office, Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. County Attorney’s Office/Division of Child Support, Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Manchester City Hall.

There will be no garbage pickup in Manchester Thursday and Friday.

The Manchester Enterprise will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Clay County Public Schools will close Wednesday and will resume Monday.

The Post Office will be closed Thursday.

Clay Drivers are asked to “Finish Strong”

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Clay County drivers are part of a Kentucky State Police (KSP) effort to reduce highway fatalities.

KSP is asking Kentuckian’s to ‘Finish Strong’ in 2014 by adhering to safe driving procedures including wearing seat belts, reducing speed, refraining from distractions and never driving impaired.  Kentucky is currently at its lowest highway fatality rate in nearly fifty years.

Preliminary statistics indicate that ten people died on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Nov. 3 through Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. During the same reporting period, KSP accounted for 411 seat belt citations, 116 aggressive driving citations, 49 distracted driving citations and 118 DUI arrests.

The #FinishStrongKY project began November 1, 2014 with a data driven strategy that places enforcement details in high crash zones where fatalities have occurred. The effort will remain in effect through the holidays.

KSP is partnering with the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and the Federal Highway Administration to roll out the #FinishStrongKY media blitz.  The agencies will utilize social media platforms to blast out uniform traffic safety messaging with the hash tag FinishStrongKY.

Clay County citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555. Callers will remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible.

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