Clay County EMS and Manchester Fire and Rescue removed 46 year-old, Dane Earls from his Higgs Hollow home near Lyttleton after he was found dead by friends last week.
Incumbent Judge, Joe Asher came out on top in yesterdays election finishing just ahead of former magistrate Tommy Harmon by a total of 735 votes.
James Ed Garrison surprised a few people in last night’s election by being the top vote getter in a very tight mayor’s race. James Ed Garrison grabbed 271 or 41.8% of the votes.
Incumbent Sheriff Kevin Johnson becomes the county’s top vote getter in the May primary with a total number of 3,431 votes. First time candidate Larry “Red” Smith ran a great campaign finishing second in the sheriff’s race with 1,708 votes. Finishing up was Wendell Keen grabbing 448 votes and Clarence Sizemore with 190.
Long time Clay County Jail employee, Linda Smallwood defeated Manchester City Police Officer, Jason Combs by the narrowest margin in voter memory.
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