The Clay County school board will be conducting interviews May 15 with three unnamed candidates recommended by the screening committee. If the board can reach an agreement, the selected candidate will be named that day and officially start work on July 1.
Sentences have been handed down in three major federal cases involving Clay County residents. Gerald Sizemore, Roy Gibson and four codefendants of Eugene were officially sentenced. The sentencing of Terry R. Smith and his wife Gerry has been continued until June 16. Terry Smith is in the process of appealing his conviction.
A Manchester man is facing assault of a police officer following his arrest for public intoxication. Clay County Sheriff Detective Chris Curry was called to Saplin Fork Road after a complaint of a drunken man trying to fight.
Clarence Henson age 40 of Dan Henson Road (Manchester) was arrested Saturday just off Laurel River Church road (approximately six miles east of London) according to a press release from Laurel County Sheriff John Root.
Three people were sentenced in Clay Circuit Court.
Quintin Metcalf, age 27 who has a Dayton (Ohio) address was sentenced to two years (conditionally discharged) and five years of state probation.
A Daniel Boone Transit van went airborne, hit two parked cars and narrowly missed going head-on in the large pole that holds up the Golden Arches sign in front of the Manchester McDonalds Monday morning.
Five defendants are scheduled to face a trial by jury Tuesday May 12 in Clay Circuit Court.
Brock Bowling was charged with murder and tampering with physical evidence in the death of Jimmy Mills. Mills body was found in 2003 wrapped in a tablecloth, covered in a garbage bag and dumped in Big Double Creek Park. Evidence showed he was shot three times with a pistol at close range.
Former Clay County Tiger golfer Tyler ‘Chip’ McDaniel is only the second Kentucky men’s golfer to earn All-Southeastern Conference Freshman team honors. Chase Parker was tabbed to the team in 2010.
Four Clay County residents are scheduled for a pre-trial hearing Tuesday May 12 on criminal syndicate charges.
Harvey Gibbs age 53 Paw Paw Road, Karen Smith age 41 of Memorial Drive, Joseph G. Smith age 54 of Memorial Drive and Charlie “Pete” Roberts age 58 of Curry Branch Road were four of fourteen Clay County residents charged by a Clay County Grand Jury for engaging in organized crime (criminal syndicate).