The Manchester Enterprise: Community News

Two injured at Burning Springs


A Burning Springs woman, 79-year-old Marina Marcum, was transported to Manchester Memorial Hospital Monday for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries she received in a two-vehicle accident on KY 421 at Burning Springs.  She is shown here just after being pulled from her car.  According to Kentucky Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Randy Rader, Marcum pulled her Dodge Neon out from North Manchester Water into the path of a Nissan Altima driven by Jonathan Wagers, 28 of Manchester.  Wagers was also taken to the hospital.  Rhonda Frost, 28 of Manchester, and two small children, Emily Wagers and Jonathan Wagers, were passengers in the Wagers vehicle.  They were not transported.  The accident occurred at 9:10 a. m.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 January 2012 15:27


Memorial Hospital Welcomes Two New OB/GYN Physicians

Ian Sink, DO, OB/GYN and Sandra Murphy, MD, OB/GYN recently joined the medical team at Willowbrook Women’s Center.   Dr. Sink and Dr. Murphy began work on January 2 and are looking forward to working with the women of this community.  With the departure of Dr. Boborodea, these doctors will step in to provide medical services for both new and current patients.
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 January 2012 15:26

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Beauty and the Beast


Monday’s snow left a scene of pastoral beauty at Big Hickory Golf Course.  Clay County’s schools closed early as some roads became slick.  Sunshine and near whiteout conditions alternated through the day, and led to 14 automobile accidents in the county.  According to Manchester Dispatch, there were 10 accidents reported to them.  None had injuries.  Kentucky State Police in London had reports of four accidents in Clay County.  One injury was reported.  Two of the mishaps involved vehicles sliding off the roadway.  “The first snow incident was yesterday here in the county,” reported John Dobson, public information officer with the Kentucky Department of Highways.  “The state is well stocked (with salt) and we do not anticipate any shortages for the remainder of the season.”

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 January 2012 15:13


Clay Students to Get Leg Up

Clay County students will soon be seeing the benefits of a federal program that is designed to improve educational achievement and healthy development.

Clay County’s Federal Program Coordinator Susan Burgan told the members of the school board Monday night that Clay, Jackson and Owsley counties are to receive assistance through Berea College for a $30 million Promise Neighborhood Grant.

Burgan said that an academic specialist will be in each of the elementary schools, and a college coach will be in the high school.

Superintendent Reecia Samples said that the positions would soon be posted.  The jobs will be in the schools, but the people will be employees of Berea.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 January 2012 14:47



2012 New Year's Baby

Makisha Howard holds her new daughter, the first child born in Clay County in 2012.  The baby, named Whitney Larae Sumner, was born at 6:16 p. m. Monday at Manchester Memorial Hospital.  Makisha and her husband Alexander Ray Sumner live at Beech Creek with their two other children, Josh and Caitlin.  Whitney weighed seven pounds and 10 ounces at birth.  She was 20 inches long. Because Whitney was the first baby of the New Year, the Manchester Memorial Hospital gave her a Pack ‘N Play, Travel System (Car Seat/Stroller Combo), Car Seat Cover, Bibs, Fleece Blankets, 2 Packs of Thermal Blankets, Baby Monitor, Grooming Kit, Diapers, Diaper Kit, Bottle Wash/Drying Rack Set, Bottles, Diaper Bag, Shampoo/Lotion Set, 2 Gowns, 3 Caps, 3-Pack Bodysuit, 2 Sleepers Pacifiers, Booties, and Socks.
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 January 2012 14:43


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