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Former Knox Central Panther and 13th Region Player of the Year, Markelle Turner has committed to Motlow State and will soon live out his dream of playing college basketball. Turner graduated last year from Knox Central High School and was courted by several Division I schools, including; Eas…

Darlene Howard had a demonstration at the Artisan Center last Saturday and showed visitors how to make flowers using corn shucks. 

Larry Collins, age 29, of Add Hollow Road (Manchester) was arrested on Paces Creek Road when Deputy Tommy Houston was investigating a complaint March 14 and Collins pulled into the residence. Collins showed signs of impairment and failed field sobriety tests according to Clay County Sheriff …

Deputies and detectives conducted an investigation and found suspected methamphetamine, suspected cocaine, gabapentin, Xanax, hydrocodone, prescription drugs in bottles that had labels removed, needles, digital scales, and a marijuana pipe.

Unemployment rates in the Cumberland Valley District 5.6% between January 2018 and January 2019, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Harlan County recorded the highest rate at 7.3% and Laurel County…

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James Alex Jackson, age 55, of Jacks Branch Road (Manchester) was arrested when Deputy Tommy Houston observed a pickup traveling North on 421 operating with one headlight March 11 at 1 AM according to Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson. Houston initiated a traffic stop and Jackson accelera…

Manchester and Lockards Creek Fire Units were dispatched by Clay 911 to heavy smoke and fire on Smith Road off of Ham Hollow road. Upon arrival units discovered that an unattended brush pile was what had spread into the mountain causing heavy smoke and fire March 12 at 3 PM. Units made fire …

Manchester and Lockards Creek Fire Units were dispatched to a single vehicle accident with injury on KY-638 around 2 miles out at 9:45 AM on March 12. Upon arrival units discovered that one vehicle had ran through a fence causing substantial damage to the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle s…

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John Dixon, age 38, of Pilgrims Rest (McKee), Timothy Davidson, age 59, of Crane Creek Road (Manchester) and Teresa Taylor, age 41. Of HWY 1482 (Oneida) were arrested March 11 after Chief Deputy Clifton Jones, CSO Supervisor Dewey Grubb and CSO Coty Arnold responded to a complaint of a maroo…

Dillis Blevins, age 40, of South Highway 421 (Manchester) was arrested March 12 at the Tmart convenience store at the junction of South Highway 66 and South Highway 421 when Sheriff Patrick Robinson received a complaint of a man refusing to leave the store. Robinson and CSO Dewey Grubb made …