Robert C. Young, Jr., Angela K. Guth, Timothy L. Hoskins, James Jackson, Johnny Jewell and Randy Shane Jones are scheduled to appear before Circuit Judge Oscar Gayle House to be sentenced in Clay County Circuit Court Monday (August 31).
Two murder cases rocked the Clay County community this week as residents discovered police believe Trevor Dykes was killed in a murder for hire scheme, while Sherry Collins was shot during a violent confrontation with her boyfriend.
A Manchester man has died as a result of yellow jacket stings according to Clay County Coroner Danny Finley. Nelson “Corky” Kirby, 56 of Elbert Reid Road was hunting black root (Black Cohosh) in a remote area of the woods with his son.
Manchester City Council expressed concern with the growing debt the city is enduring while funds to pay various debts are insufficient to cover the cost during their August meeting.
A man who was jogging down the middle of a busy highway barefooted was captured when he went head first into a creek while running from police.
A fugitive has been arrested after being on the run since July. Chase Prilaman, age 32 of Manchester was jailed by Clay County Sheriff Deputy Taye Napier just before midnight Friday.
Six defendants were sentenced in Clay Circuit Court including Zakery R. Burritt and Gary Daniels who were given ten years each.
Police are currently investigating two murders and a car accident that occurred in July. The Clay County Sheriffs Office is in charge of the investigation into the death of Trevor Dykes and the Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of Lawrence Sizemore, Jr. and a head on collision that occurred on the Hal Rogers Parkway.
Sizemore who was better known as Larry was discovered in his burned out Sexton’s Creek home (July 13). Kentucky State Police are now considering his death a murder according to Public Affairs Officer Lloyd Cochran.
Four Clay County residents have been arrested following investigations by Kentucky State Police Troopers. Tony Sizemore, Dorothy Mullins, Susie Grubb and David Revis were placed in the Clay County Detention Center after being charged on outstanding warrants.