Over 45 years ago, B. Ray Thompson started Shamrock Coal Company from a little mine on Ulysse’s Creek near the Clay/Leslie Co. line. His coal company was a big part of the history of Clay County.
Back when Coal was King most people considered B. Ray Thompson, Jr. the King of Coal in Eastern Kentucky and Western Virginia.
Walters faces auto theft, wanton endangerment charges following Fox Hollow police chase
A Manchester woman is facing several charges including auto theft and wanton endangerment following a run from police Sunday.
Manchester Police Sargent Jeff Collett observed a red Chevrolet S-10 truck that had been reported to officers as stolen a couple weeks earlier.
Bank will be remodeling the Manchester Square branch; new drive-thru lanes, parking lot coming
Both physical and personnel changes are occurring at First National Bank of Manchester. Rex Greer has taken over the role of President and CEO upon the retirement of Linda Gilbert.
County court clerk Mike Baker says the turnout was relatively low across the county Tuesday for the statewide election.
Tigers trail 15-7 at halftime; lose 43-7 as Cardinals romp in season finale
Trailing only 15-7, it looked like the Clay County Tigers were in a good position to mount a second half comeback against the South Laurel Cardinals Friday night. The exact opposite occurred though and it looked like something from a horror movie.
Come meet the Tigers, Lady Tigers in Black-Gold scrimmage, silent auction
Clay County High School will host a Black-Gold scrimmage Saturday night on November 7th at 6 p.m.
Clay will simply have their hands full Friday night when they travel to Mercer County to open the state playoffs.
Lady Bears hold off Lady Tigers; Hacker slips past Goose Rock
The Memorial Hospital preseason tournament kicked off with a bang Saturday as several games went to the wire.
D&K Racing held their fall field event last weekend with hundreds of trail riders in attendance.
Three charged by sheriff’s department
Three southern Clay County residents have been jailed after an attempt to search a warrant and a welfare check, according to a press release by Clay County Sheriff Kevin Johnson. Deputy Taye Napier and Chief Deputy Chris Curry arrested Kimberly Ann Marcum age 40, Jody Sevier age 33, and also John Holland age 33.