James Lawrence “Jim” Rose, age 73, died in Lexington, KY, on December 19, 2011, of complications from a recent heart attack.
Rose was a well known businessman and philanthropist from Clay County.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Judy Sizemore Rose, and by his son, James F. “Jamie” Rose (and his wife, Kris) and by his daughter, Sonya Rose Hiler (and her husband, Ken), all of Lexington, KY.
Johnson says while there could be some legitimate companies who use door-to-door as a sales technique, homeowners should be wary of whom they let inside.
“Some criminals do pretend to represent a company in order to gain access to people’s homes. We’ve had several complaints about individuals who have been described as appearing to be dressed unprofessional but having an ADT card, asking homeowners questions about their alarm systems. One home owner reported that the person has approached their home more than twice,” says the Sheriff.
An inmate at the Clay County Detention Center has been busted for smuggling drugs into the jail through the work release program.
A two-week investigation led to charges being brought against Joshua Lawson, 27, of Manchester, according to Manchester City Police Chief Chris Fultz.
The Clay County Sheriff’s Department and the Manchester City Police Department joined forces this year to take 80 kids shopping at Walmart in Manchester Friday.
The annual “Shop with a Sheriff” Program allowed for 84 kids to go on $100 shopping sprees with Sheriff’s Deputies, City Police Officers, and Kentucky State Police Officers.
The Clay County Sheriff’s Office and the city have hosted fundraisers through out the year to fund the program, along with gathering donations from local people and businesses.
“We would like to thank all the businesses and individuals that have donated to Shop with a Sheriff Program. We appreciate their generosity, as we know they get hit up all year long, and we know that without the businesses that help us, we couldn’t make this happen,” said Sheriff Kevin Johnson. “They always come through for us at the end of the year.”
In lieu of pleas from both rural and urban communities across Kentucky, recently appointed professionals gathered early this month to discuss curbing suspicious drug prescribing habits by doctors.
The KASPER Advisory Council, appointed by Governor Steve Beshear, is focusing on KASPER (the Kentucky All Schedule Electronic Reporting system) and how to utilize it for review of records that could be submitted to medical licensure board for review or criminal investigation.
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