Wednesday, 24 November 2010 14:34
Angela Metcalf, 32, of Mill Pond, was found dead in her home Saturday.
Metcalf, according to police, was found by a neighbor.
“A neighbor went to check on her because they hadn’t seen or heard from her in a while,” said Goins.
The calls came in at around 11:43 AM that morning, after the neighbor found her.
Goins says Clay County EMS responded to the scene, but Metcalf was deceased when they arrived.
Goins, who is in charge of the investigation, says there is a death investigation open, and Metcalf’s body has been sent to Frankfort for an autopsy.
“At this time we do not suspect foul play,” says Goins.
Metcalf is survived by her daughter, Kayla Elizabeth Stewart, her mother, Ann May and step father, Harper Corder, her father, Stephen Metcalf of Sextons Creek, and her maternal grandparents, Kitty and Harold Sizemore, of Manchester.
She is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Meddel and Opal Metcalf.
Funeral arrangements for Angela Renee Metcalf will be held Wednesday, November 24th at the Britton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Manchester Memorial Gardens.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 November 2010 14:35
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 14:29
Save-A-Lot in Clay County and the Manchester Elementary Resource Center have joined together to provide food for the holidays.
Local Save-A-Lot managers Mike Csaszar, Jimmy Goins, and Jim Howard, along with the help from the community, are working to created 285 meal kits, to donate to needy families during the holidays.
“This is the third year we’ve done this and is only made possible in part by the efforts of our Save-A-Lot customers who help by donating,” said Howard.
Four truck loads of canned and boxed food were provided by Save-A-Lot to create the 285 meal kits that were loaded and stored with help from several inmates at the Clay County Detention Center.
Perkins says the food will be distributed by local resource centers, and that anyone who may need a meal kit during the holidays is welcome to call their local resource center at any of the schools in the Clay School District.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 November 2010 14:40
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 14:24
A traffic stop led to a methamphetamine trafficking arrest late Sunday night.
Sheriff’s Deputies Chris Curry and Raleigh Benge noticed Darlene M. Smith, 32, of Clay County, sitting in her vehicle along side South Highway 421.
Deputy Curry stated the two stopped to see if she needed any help, and observed Smith exhibited intoxicated behavior.
Deputies Curry and Benge searched Smith’s vehicle and discovered four bags of methamphetamine in her possession, along with other narcotics.
Smith was arrested and charged with public intoxication, trafficking a controlled substance in the first degree, possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, possession of a controlled substance in the second degree, and drug paraphernalia advertisement.
Smith was taken to the Clay County Detention Center where she is being held on those charges.
No bond has been set as of press time.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 November 2010 14:42
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 14:14
Equal parts suspense, deception, and romance, former Clay resident Joel Howard’s new book, “Bloodline and Betrayal,” will keep readers guessing with more twists and turns than a winding country road.
The book follows novelist Debra Benson as she experiences severe writer’s block after the tragic death of her mother. While seeking solace in the Adirondack Mountains, Debra meets David Kimble, an undercover FBI agent posing as a forest ranger, who has been sent to keep an eye on her. The two begin spending time together, and soon the couple can no longer deny their growing attraction for each other and realize they are in love.
But when Debra finds out that the father she never knew is the probable next president of the United States and he wants her killed to protect his reputation, she and David find themselves on a perilous journey of life and death, a journey that stretches from New York to the political jungle of Washington DC.
According to Sharon Crovetto, BS, Education, “‘Bloodline and Betrayal’ is a captivating and fast-paced adventure filled with betrayal and deceit. Its tapestry of characters is brilliantly interconnected in unforeseen and fascinating ways. The dramatic twists and turns of the plot heighten the excitement and intrigue.”
Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore, or by visiting barnesandnoble.com or amazon.com.
Howard has always been a storyteller, and his family and friends have been entertained by his stories for years. He and his wife, Sheila, now live in Hebron, Kentucky. They have one son, Michael, who is an accomplished gospel musician.
Joel will be signing “Bloodline and Betrayal” at the Clay County Public Library on Saturday, December 4, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Bloodline and Betrayal, the new book by Clay author, Joel Howard.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 November 2010 14:23
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 14:08
Clay County student Ashley Lewis presents SPC William Mitchell's family with a "Blue Service Flag" to display in their home until his safe return.
Family members of enlisted Clay County men and their families were honored at the Clay County Middle School Friday, along with SPC William Mitchell.
Mitchell, along with his mother, the wife and mother of SPC Jacob Stevens, and Leslie Sizemore, wife of Colonel Jimmy Sizemore, were given blue star service flags.
SPC William Mitchell, 20, of Clay County, accepted the flag along with his mother. Mitchell, a First Battalion Airborne solider, is set to return to Fort Campbell on Wednesday and will then be transferred for a tour of duty in Iraq.
"Because these Clay County men server country, we want to say thank you and know that many of us are praying for you," said Karen Grubb, FCCLA Leader and teacher at the Clay County Middle School.
The blue service flags were made by Ashley Lewis, an eighth grade student there.
"A service flag in the United States is an official banner. Family members of those in active duty are the only ones that can display them," explains Grubb.
The flags are hung in their families window until all are home safe.
CCMS Principal Wayne Napier presented the Blue Service Flags to the family members.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 November 2010 14:49
Page 309 of 313