An investigation is underway in the shooting death of a Goose Rock man. Trevor Dykes age 24 was discovered by his fiancée after shots were fired early Monday morning, as the couple was getting ready for work.
Terry R. Smith filed a motion in Federal Court Tuesday to appeal his life sentence. The notice of appeal was presented by his attorney Willis G. Coffey of Mt. Vernon. Smith was given a life sentence last week by Federal Judge Karen K. Caldwell who denied three motions that had been made by Smith of Horse Creek two days before handing down the sentence that is unique for two reasons.
Family and friends of Dewaine Brewster gathered at the New Cotton Cemetery Sunday afternoon to say goodbye to a man who died while helping a neighbor. His wife Jennifer and seven children survive Brewster. He was preceded in death by his parents Jerome and Zola Brewster, and one son Jonathan David Dewaine Brewster.
Quick police work and an anonymous tip led to the discovery of a stolen van with thousands of dollars worth of surveillance equipment.
Clay County Board of Education members approved the revised Athletic Handbooks for Elementary and High School/Middle School programs and voted to have the August meeting at Chad’s Hope during a working session Monday night.
While acting on a lead, Jailer Linda Smallwood, and Wes White were able to stop a drug drop in the making. Lucille Henson, was arrested and charged with 22 counts of promoting contraband (first degree). According to a statement by the Jailer this isn’t the first time that Lucille has tried this.