Manchester Enterprise 8-6-15 Edition

Manchester Enterprise 8-6-15 Edition

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The Clay County Little League 14u Softball team has captured the hearts of Kentucky sports fans with a championship in the Junior League Softball Central Regional Tournament at South Holland, Illinois, which is in the suburbs of Chicago. The win put them into the Junior League World Series making them one of the top ten teams in the world!

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WHO KILLED TREVOR DYKES?

Trevor Dykes

Trevor Dykes

The number one question on the minds of the members of the Clay County Sheriff’s office is “Who killed Trevor Dykes?” Sheriff Kevin Johnson and his deputies are working around the clock to find that answer.

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Thirty Sentenced in Federal Drug Cases

Jimmy Benge

Jimmy Benge

Eugene Slone

Eugene Slone

Terry Smith

Terry Smith

When Terry Smith was sentenced in federal court last week it marked the end of three high profile drug cases that were centered in Clay County. Jimmy Benge and Eugene Slone were also charged with being the head of similar drug rings. All three men were also charged with murder, Smith in the overdose death of Pat Smallwood, while Benge and Slone were charged with having drug informants killed. Benge and Smith have appealed their cases.

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Jackson charged with fourth DUI

James Jackson

James Jackson

A Manchester man is facing seven charges including a fourth DUI following a call to Clay 911 of an intoxicated man. James Jackson, age 52 of Couch Road (Manchester) was arrested after he was observed driving drunk by Kentucky State Police trooper Jarrod Smith. Smith checked out the report of an intoxicated male at Relco Plaza on south 421.

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Large Number of Stolen Items Recovered

Quick police work helped to recover a large number of stolen items the day the burglary was reported. Clay County Sheriff Deputy Taye Napier received a call of a complaint of several items being stolen at about 11:30 AM Thursday.

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Head-on Collision on Hal Rogers Parkway

Kentucky State Police, officers with the Clay County Sheriff Office and Manchester Police Department were on hand at the scene of a head-on collision on Hal Rogers Parkway Friday. The driver of the green Pontiac had to be cut out by members of Manchester Fire and Rescue. She was rushed from the scene by Clay County EMS to the Air Evac base at Garrard and flown out. The driver of the other car was taken from the scene by ambulance. The cars were cleared by Allen’s and Bowling’s Tow services.

Kentucky State Police, officers with the Clay County Sheriff Office and Manchester Police Department were on hand at the scene of a head-on collision on Hal Rogers Parkway Friday. The driver of the green Pontiac had to be cut out by members of Manchester Fire and Rescue. She was rushed from the scene by Clay County EMS to the Air Evac base at Garrard and flown out. The driver of the other car was taken from the scene by ambulance. The cars were cleared by Allen’s and Bowling’s Tow services.

Death Investigation Underway

Clay County Sheriff Kevin Jackson (right) and Kentucky State Trooper Josh Wilson were at the crime scene Tuesday during a reconstruction of the shooting that killed Trevor Dykes.

Clay County Sheriff Kevin Jackson (right) and Kentucky State Trooper Josh Wilson were at the crime scene Tuesday during a reconstruction of the shooting that killed Trevor Dykes.

Trevor Dykes

Trevor Dykes

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.

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Smith to Appeal Life Sentence

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.

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Brewster Died While Helping Neighbor

Dewaine Brewster

Dewaine Brewster

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.

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