The murder case against Dwight Douglas Hughes, age 61 of Fogertown has been moved to Whitley County. A hearing was held before Judge Paul Winchester Monday (December 1) in Williamsburg.
Clay County School Board announced the “nickel” tax had been rescinded, KYA students were given special recognition, an annual audit was presented and Cookie Henson and Norman Cornett were presented awards for their service as board members during the December board meeting. Board members voted to name a proposed Technology Center after Cornett.
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.
Terry Smith and his wife Gerry are scheduled to face a jury trial Monday (December 1). They are charged with paying several people to travel to out of state pain clinics to obtain pills to be resold.
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.
Gary Daniels, Brandon Garrison, Randy Shane Jones and Joshua Wayne Smith are scheduled to appear in Clay Circuit Court for arraignment in cases that range from bail jumping, animal torture, drugs and burglary.
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.