"David & Goliath" style Dispute between Friends of the Hoskins Cemetery in Manchester, Kentucky and a School Board (CCBOE) that's Attempting to Relocate the Historical Burial Ground has Landed in Federal Court

  Among those buried at this location are seven United States Military Veterans, two of whom are veterans from the Civil War

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The Historical Hoskins Cemetery on Island Creek Hill off U.S. 421 in Clay County, Kentucky

LONDON, KY (August 12, 2021) - According to Stella B. House, Attorney-at-Law, PSC of Manchester, Kentucky, she has on behalf of over 40 friends of the Hoskins Cemetery from various counties in Kentucky and several other states (the "Plaintiffs") filed a civil action in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, London Division (the “Court”).

Stella B House Attorney 200Attorney House (right) said "This civil action seeks a permanent injunction from the Court against the relocation of the 70+ marked graves and an unknown number of unmarked graves in the Hoskins Cemetery by the Clay County Board of Education (“CCBOE”), as approved by the Clay County Fiscal Court (“CCFC”).

Once legal counsel for the CCBOE and the CCFC entered an appearance in the civil action, the Federal Judge quickly entered an Order setting a briefing schedule and maintaining the status quo pending her decision on the motion for a temporary Injunction by the Plaintiffs.

The response briefs of the CCBOE and the CCFC to the motion for injunctive relief must be filed with the Court on August 13, 2021.

The reply brief of the Plaintiffs must be filed with the Court on or before August 20, 2021. At that point, the Federal Judge will take the matter under submission and make a decision regarding the motion for temporary injunction."

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