Commonwealth Attorney Gary Gregory has removed himself and his office as the prosecutor in the murder case against Dwight Douglas Hughes. The Kentucky Attorney General’s office will appoint a special prosecutor.
The arrest was made by Manchester Assistant Police Chief Patrick Robinson about a quarter-mile from the scene.
According to eyewitnesses at the scene shots were fired after an altercation in the parking lot. The victim was taken to Manchester Memorial Hospital and was flown out by helicopter.
A mixture of moonshine and a gun has led to the arrest of a Clay County teenager on four separate charges. Brooklyn L. Hicks age 18 of Park Avenue was charged with:
Three Clay County men have been charged by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife with poaching according to officer Chris Meadows. Paul Hubbard and Shelby Sizemore were arrested for: illegal taking/pursue deer/wild turkey and spotlighting (use of artificial light).
Manchester Police Department arrested several Clay County residents during the opening week of Christmas Shopping.
Coroners, funeral home personnel, physicians and others responsible for the registration of death certificates will soon be required to electronically file information needed to complete death certificates, using the Kentucky Electronic Death Registration System (KY-EDRS).
The murder case against Dwight Douglas Hughes, age 61 of Fogertown has been moved to Whitley County. A hearing was held before Judge Paul Winchester Monday (December 1) in Williamsburg.