Police in Clay County, Kentucky Respond to Complaints of Wrecked Vehicle Blocking Roadway

MANCHESTER, KY - The Clay County Sheriffs Office is reporting that on Monday May 17, 2021 at approximately 1:00 PM Clay County Chief Deputy Clifton Jones along with Sheriff Patrick Robinson and CSO Supervisor Dewey Grubb arrested Heather Riley, 40 of Locust Street.

Op-Ed: Opioid Scourge no Laughing Matter in Appalachia

By Representative Derek Lewis

Opioid Money

As coal declined and hopelessness took its place, Appalachia became the perfect target for pill-peddling profiteers

“Emails to and from an AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. executive presented Thursday at Huntington and Cabell County’s trial against opioid distributors revealed jokes, flippant remarks and mockery of Appalachians that continued within the company for years. The emails contained parody songs that used words like “pillbillies” and “Oxycotinville” to describe West Virginians.”

-The Herald Dispatch, May 13, 2021

Monticello Man Nearly Hits Patrol Car at a High Rate of Speed in Clay County, Kentucky

MANCHESTER, KY (May 18, 2021) - Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson is reporting that on May 15, 2021 at approximately 1:00 AM Clay County Sheriff Deputy Wes Brumley along with Deputy Kendric Smith arrested Hunter Bell, 25 of Monticello.

An Adult Man and a Female Teenager Charged with Methamphetamine Trafficking in Laurel County, Kentucky

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LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Hobie Daugherty along with Deputy James Fox arrested one adult male and took a 17-year-old female juvenile into custody early Sunday morning May 16, 2021 at approximately 1:15 AM.

German Shepherd in Kentucky found enduring Xtreme Living Conditions may have to be Euthanized

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PINEVILLE, KY (May 16, 2021) - The Bell County Sheriff's Department is reporting that at approximately 1:22 PM on Sunday, May 16, 2021 Bell County K-9 Deputy Adam Southern responded to a Rae May Road residence in reference to a landlord issue with a tenant.


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