Tough opponents await Tigers in stretch run of season

Clay travels to Oneida Thursday; Catholic on Saturday then returns home to host Perry Cent

With the 49th District Tournament set to start the week of February 22nd, the Tigers are entering their final stretch of regular season games. Two of their three opponents will provide more than stiff competition.

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Middle school cheer places 7th at Nationals

Coaches very pleased with the effort in first trip to nationals

The Clay County Middle School Cheer Team was all smiles while they posed for a photo during their trip to the UCA Nationals at Disney World. It was the first time the middle school has performed in the nationals. They earned 7th place.

The Clay County Middle School Cheer Team was all smiles while they posed for a photo during their trip to the UCA Nationals at Disney World. It was the first time the middle school has performed in the nationals. They earned 7th place.

Clay County Middle School cheer coaches Elisha Sester and Cameron Gregory both felt like they had a good competitive cheer squad this year. As the season progressed and the team started winning some competitions, they soon figured out they had a team worthy of competing for a national title.

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Back on Track

Tigers smash Jackson County 74-42; Shelby County 87-62 back-to-back

After a tough January, the Tigers have kicked the month of February off right with two wins by large margins.

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Lady Tigers pick up two more wins

Clay falls to Rockcastle on the road; beats Owsley County, Jackson County

Shelby Phillips launches a half-court shot just as time expired at the end of the second quarter. She made the shot to give her team the lead. Photo by James Phillips.

Shelby Phillips launches a half-court shot just as time expired at the end of the second quarter. She made the shot to give her team the lead. Photo by James Phillips.

The Lady Tigers are starting to find a ‘high’ gear as post season play looms upon us.

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Griffin murder trial delayed

Dwight Hughes to stand trial March 14 over 2014 shooting death of Brian Griffin, assault of shooting victim Jason Roberts

The trial date has been postponed until March 14 in the murder case against Dwight Douglas Hughes, age 61, of Fogertown, according to kycourts.net. The trial had been scheduled for Friday (February 5) in Jackson County.

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Judge vents frustration over DNA testing results

Accused appear in court for bond reduction hearing

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ASHLEY LAWSON (LEFT) and THOMAS MIRACLE appeared in Clay Circuit Court Monday for a bond reduction hearing.

“We don’t want to wait four or five years to get this case going” said Circuit Judge Oscar House Monday afternoon in describing his frustration over the period of time it is taking to get DNA and other forensic test results in the case of four defendants charged in the murder of Trevor Dykes.

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Former magistrate passes

CLINTON JOHNSON former magistrate in the Burning Springs community, died after a valiant fight against cancer.

CLINTON JOHNSON former magistrate in the Burning Springs community, died after a valiant fight against cancer.

A former Clay County magistrate has died after a valiant fight with cancer. Clinton Johnson, age 77, served Burning Springs, Fogertown, and Pin Hook communities as a Magistrate.

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‘THE CHAMPS’

FIRST NATIONAL BANK ELEMENTARY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Burning Springs caps off undefeated season with 41-31 victory over the Hacker Wildcats

Burning Springs’ Damien Duff attempts to get off a shot while Hacker’s Luke Nicholson applies the defensive pressure in the championship game. Photo by Tanner Hoskins.

Burning Springs’ Damien Duff attempts to get off a shot while Hacker’s Luke Nicholson applies the defensive pressure in the championship game. Photo by Tanner Hoskins.

It’s been over 20 years since Burning Springs had captured a boy’s basketball championship. They put that streak to an end Saturday night with a 41-31 win in the First National Bank Tournament championship.

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