Murder trial in 43-year-old case set to begin Thursday
For over 40 years, the family of slain Sheriff J. Matt Sizemore has seen little in the way of justice, until this week.
The trial for his alleged murderer is set to begin Thursday.
Two defendants were welcomed home by friends and family last week after a United States District Judge accepted their plea deal, along with three others.
Sheriff Kevin Johnson was first in line Wednesday to file papers to run for re-election.
Hugh “Bull Dog” Lunsford filed for Magistrate District 3 at approximately the same time, followed by Mayor George Saylor who also filed for re-election.
Burning Springs school locked down as armed suspect flees police on Brushy Branch Road
A manhunt ensued for a man wielding a sawed-off shotgun Tuesday evening, resulting in the lockdown of Burning Springs Elementary School.
Three defendants in the Clay 5 vote-buying case plan to plead guilty in a vote-buying case, entering motions for rearraignment Tuesday.
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