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Jason Gibson faces four counts of murder in parkway crash; was found with ‘meth’

JASON GIBSON, 40, of Big Creek, faces multiple charges including four counts of murder and one count of fetal homicide. Police say they found methaphetamine in his possession.

JASON GIBSON, 40, of Big Creek, faces multiple charges including four counts of murder and one count of fetal homicide. Police say they found methaphetamine in his possession.

A Big Creek man will appear in Clay District Court Monday for a preliminary hearing in a case in which he is charged in the death of five people and possession of Meth.

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Hearing set in ‘04 murder

Clayton Jackson allegedly killed family of five with bow, arrow

CLAYTON JACKSON will appear in court Monday.

CLAYTON JACKSON will appear in court Monday.

The man accused of killing a Red Bird family will be back in court soon.

Clayton Dewayne Jackson is scheduled for a motion hearing before Circuit Judge Oscar Gayle House in Clay County Circuit Court Monday January 4.

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Sizemore really lived

Col. T.C. Sizemore passes at 94; wore many different hats in his career, former newspaper editor, teacher, sheriff of Clay County

By Mark Hoskins
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Col. T.C. Sizemore passes at 94; wore many different hats in his career, former newspaper editor, teacher, sheriff of Clay County

Col. T.C. Sizemore passes at 94; wore many different hats in his career, former newspaper editor, teacher, sheriff of Clay County

Revolutionary William Wallace once said, “Every man dies. Not every man lives.”

Not many get to actually live their life, most just go through the motions.

T.C. Sizemore really lived and his life was an inspiration to many over the years. He passed away Saturday at the age of 94.

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‘Boots’ will be missed by many

GERALDINE ‘BOOTS’ SMITH is shown being sworn in as a member of the Clay County School Board.

GERALDINE ‘BOOTS’ SMITH is shown being sworn in as a member of the Clay County School Board.

“Boots will surely be missed here in our county.” says Clay Lawson, talking about his good friend and fellow Sunday School teacher Geraldine “Boots” Smith who passed away Saturday. Most people who knew “Boots” share that same sentiment. That is especially true of her New Home Baptist Church family.

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TIGERS GOING AFTER 10th TITLE

Rematch with Knott County Central to open WYMT Mountain Classic on Wednesday, January 6th at 8:30 p.m.

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Clay County will be seeking their 10th WYMT Mountain Classic title as they open tournament play with the homestanding Knott County Central Patriots, Wednesday, January 6th at 8:30 p.m. at Knott County High School.

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TIGERS SLIP PAST WHITLEY

Wolfe, Sexton lead Clay to 53-41 win

Blake Smith (left) and Tyler Gray put the defensive squeeze on this Whitley County player during the Tigers 53-41 win Monday night. Photo by Les Nicholson.

Blake Smith (left) and Tyler Gray put the defensive squeeze on this Whitley County player during the Tigers 53-41 win Monday night. Photo by Les Nicholson.

Whitley County had the size advantage, but the talent of Clay County was just too much for the Colonels as the Tigers won their semi-final matchup, 53-41 Monday night in the Cumberland Falls Invitational.

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WOLFE NAMED TOP RECEIVER

Three others named to ALL-SEKC team

Wes Wolfe was named the Receiver of the Year in SEKC 3A/5A.

Wes Wolfe was named the Receiver of the Year in SEKC 3A/5A.

Several Tiger football players received SEKC honors recently.

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Shop with the Sheriff

Several local police were on hand for the “Shop with the Sheriff”. The program started at the County Community Center were over 100 kids were fed pizza before they were loaded onto a bus and taken to Walmart to shop. (photos by Jim Wilson)

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