Top Stories This Week
Local Men Arrested in Clay County for Theft
According to Sheriff Paul Hays, on Monday, May 11th, the Manchester Police Department received a complaint of a pull behind trailer being stolen in East Manchester. Officers Jason Combs and Assistant Chief Patrick Robinson responded. During this time Officers were notified that items had been taken from the Salt Works Village also. With the help of Officer Logan Wolfe the Manchester Police Department determined that both thefts were linked and identified the individuals who took the items. Anthony Haas 39, and Jeremy Haas 25, both of Jackson County and Jerome Noble 43, from Owsley County were arrested and placed in the Clay County Detention Center. According to the Manchester Police Department press release, due to this case crossing county lines, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and Jared Smith with the KSP helped tremendously.
Local Residents Honored for Volunteering
Wednesday May 13 2015; Two Local residents were honored at London Community Center for their work as Save the Children AmeriCorps VISTAs. Virgie Moore of McKee and Cassie Pennington of Tyner as well as seven other STC VISTA’s received The Presidents Volunteer Service Gold Award for completing more than 400 hours of service. Moore and Pennington received a pin, a certificate, and letter from the President of The United States of America. The Save the Children VISTAs focus is in Family Engagement. Moore volunteers at McKee Elementary and Jackson County Middle school and Pennington is at Tyner Elementary and Jackson County High School, They both help out at Sand Gap Elementary. In conjunction with Promise Neighborhood and other community agencies, Moore and Pennington help organize and promote events to encourage parent involvement in a child’s education as well as events that promote Family togetherness.