November 22 Edition on News Stands Wednesday!

November 22 Edition on News Stands Wednesday!

11-22-17

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BACK NINE NIGHTMARE

Bailey Hubbard struggles on back nine at girl’s state golf tournament, finishes 27th

Bailey Hubbard kept a smile even after two holes kept her out of a possible top 10 finish. Photo by Donna Gray.

Bailey Hubbard kept a smile even after two holes kept her out of a possible top 10 finish. Photo by Donna Gray.

The third trip to the girl’s state golf tournament was hard on Bailey Hubbard during the second day.

Hubbard, a sophomore, was excited before she stepped up to tee off. She was 15th in the field with a legitimate shot at finishing top 10.

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CCMS READY FOR STATE PLAYOFFS

Tigers host opening round Saturday at Tiger Stadium

It will be a rematch for the Tigers Saturday as they host Bell County at 1 p.m. in their opening game of the middle school state tournament.

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SPIDER THURMAN BOWL SET FOR SATURDAY

Burning Springs favored to win championship

The field will be set for Saturday’s championship of the Spider Thurman Bowl following the 5/6th grade semi-finals Tuesday night.

Burning Springs is favored to win the 5/6th grade championship as they steam rolled their opponents all season going undefeated.

The question now is, who will be their opponent?

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TWO FATALITIES ON CLAY ROADS

Mills dies in ATV accident; Whitesburg man killed on parkway

BENNIE MILLS was killed Sunday afternoon as his ATV went over an embankment on Buzzard Road pinning him against a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

BENNIE MILLS was killed Sunday afternoon as his ATV went over an embankment on Buzzard Road pinning him against a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Tragedy struck families in Clay and Letcher counties Sunday as two people died in separate accidents.

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TRAIL TOWN OFFICIAL!

Manchester Trail Town Committee Chair BETTY JO MORRIS (left) and committee member LORI GRUBB were all smiles during the ceremony to celebrate Manchester as the ninth Kentucky official Trail Town. Photo by Jim Wilson.

Manchester Trail Town Committee Chair BETTY JO MORRIS (left) and committee member LORI GRUBB were all smiles during the ceremony to celebrate Manchester as the ninth Kentucky official Trail Town. Photo by Jim Wilson.

Hard work, determination pays off for committee

The community of Manchester is an official “Trail Town” thanks to its connections to local streams, forests and natural landmarks, Secretary Bob Stewart of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage announced Tuesday.

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DISTRICT SHOWS OVERALL GAINS

Manchester Elementary ranks 19th in state

The 2014-15 Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) results have been released from The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the district seen an increase for overall scoring.

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TWO CHARGED IN ABUSING CHILD

Manchester Police Department officers (MPD) made two arrests in the case of assault of a six-year-old.

BOBBY BARGER ran from police before being captured last week on abuse charges. He and the child’s are accused of abusing a six-year-old girl.

BOBBY BARGER ran from police before being captured last week on abuse charges. He and the child’s are accused of abusing a six-year-old girl.

Bobby Barger tried to escape the charges by fleeing from police. The MPD posted his photo on Facebook and several tips led to him being arrested at a residence on Cole Hollow Road in the Beech Creek area of Manchester according to a their press release.

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HUBBARD GOING BACK TO STATE

Lady Tiger golf team finishes fourth in region, best showing in school history at event

Bailey Hubbard will be going to the girl’s state golf tournament for the third year in a row. She finished fourth overall in the region tournament. Photo by Donna Gray.

Bailey Hubbard will be going to the girl’s state golf tournament for the third year in a row. She finished fourth overall in the region tournament. Photo by Donna Gray.

Lady Tiger golf reached a new plateau last week as for the first-time ever the team finished in the top 5 during the regional tournament at Burnside.

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Seniors lead Clay to comeback over Knox

Tigers use aggressive net play to down Lady Panthers

Shay Cotton reaches back to make a play at the net over powering this Knox Central defender in the Tigers win Thursday night. Photo by Mark Hoskins.

Shay Cotton reaches back to make a play at the net over powering this Knox Central defender in the Tigers win Thursday night. Photo by Mark Hoskins.

Amanda Bretz has never been a head coach, in any sport. The Tiger volleyball assistant got her chance Thursday night and came away with a victory over Knox Central.

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Knox crushes Tigers 50-8

Clay enters bye week trying to regroup; will travel to Rockcastle Co. October 16

Clay had a rough go of it Friday night at Union College as Knox Central handed them their sixth defeat on the season, 50-8. Photo by Mark Hoskins

Clay had a rough go of it Friday night at Union College as Knox Central handed them their sixth defeat on the season, 50-8. Photo by Mark Hoskins

The combination of a stingy defense, and a ground and pound running game led to an easy Knox Central win Friday, as the Panthers improved to 4-3 overall, but most importantly, 2-0 in district play, by knocking off struggling Clay County, 50-8.

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