Over 50 Clay Residents Arrested
Around 150 people were rounded up in Clay and surrounding counties on Tuesday, January 14 for operating meth labs, according to sources. Over 50 people were expected to be arrested in Clay County, almost 100 in surrounding counties, during the ongoing federal operation.
Clay County has a dozen functioning swinging bridges, and local activists want to capitalize on their unique character to draw tourists into the area. Representatives from Stay In Clay and the World Animal Foundation met with the Clay County Fiscal Court on Thursday, January 9 to discuss establishing tourism in the county through the promotion of its swinging bridges.
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.
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