Richie must pay more than $120k
Former Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Richard Dwight Farmer, Jr., was sentenced on Tuesday to 27 months in federal prison and one year supervised release for misappropriating public resources during his tenure in office.
Manchester Memorial Hospital has a new skin. The outer walls of the hospital have been redone to match the surface of the building addition that was completed in the spring.
The manager of the Manchester Heights Apartments, said to have left 54 senior citizens in the 5-story complex for six hours with no electric or heat during one of the coldest nights in decades, has been arrested. James Oberly, of Manchester, is charged with wanton endangerment second degree.
The first winter storms of the year wreaked havoc in Clay County when icy road conditions and record breaking low temperatures resulted in dozens of emergencies throughout the county.
Fifty-four senior citizens were evacuated from their apartments on one of the coldest nights in Clay County in decades. Authorities are investigating what happened, and who should be held accountable.
All residents of the Manchester Heights Apartments, an elderly housing complex, were evacuated Monday night after losing electricity and heat. Fifty-four residents were transported by local police, public transport and ambulance services to a nearby church and motel for warm shelter.
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