Clay Sees 20 Percent Turnout in Governor Election
Precinct workers Betty Smith Meredith and Beverly Robinson saw only 108 voters turnout from East Manchester Tuesday.
Republican Governor Candidate David Williams and Lt. Candidate Richie Farmer carried Clay County with 1,602 votes to Democratic Governor Candidates Steve Beshear and Jerry Abramson’s 1,010 votes.
Despite the heavy pull for Williams-Farmer in Clay and Eastern Kentucky, it was not enough to pull out a win statewide.
After meeting with the Elk Hill Regional Development Board, Greer Brothers, and the state, Judge Asher says plans for an exit ramp off of Elk Hill.
KSP Trooper Landry Collett and Medusa, a Kanine Drug Unit dog, searched for drugs in a vehicle on the four-lane Monday evening. No drugs were found as a result of the search.
Kentucky State Police Trooper Jeff Senters arrested Robert Snow, 32, Linda Buttery 39, and Estil Smith, 43, all of Manchester, after he discovered the drugs and paraphernalia in their possession.
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