August 23, 2013
Garrard County Attorney Mark Metcalf was named Kentucky's outstanding county attorney Thursday by state Attorney General Jack Conway. Metcalf, who is in his third term, and Jenny Oldham, Hardin county attorney since January 2011, each received the honor. Of Metcalf, Conway said, “Not only does Mark have one of the highest DUI conviction rates in the commonwealth, his attention to detail and thorough review of special prosecution cases have made him an exemplary special prosecutor.
November 2, 2011
Gerald E. Wells, 63, of Winchester, passed away Tuesday at the Clark Regional Medical Center. A native of Johnson County, he was born June 29, 1948, to the late George E. and Juanita Hyden Wells. He retired from the Blue Grass Army Depot in Lexington and was a member of the Christian faith. Survivors include one sister, Bernice (Robert) Booth of Winchester; nephew, Michael (Melanie) Booth of Lexington; great-nephew, Ryan Michael Booth; great-niece, Rachel Ann Booth; aunts, Christine Huff of Winchester and Barbara Sturgill of Louisville; and uncles, Cecil Hyden of Floyd County, Randall Hyden of Floyd County and Billy Hyden of Warsaw, Ind. Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St. Visitation will be from noon until the hour of service on Thursday.
July 13, 2011
Louise Belle Hall, 45, died Saturday, July 9. She was born Feb. 17, 1966, in Smyrna, Tenn. to Molly Avo Goble Hall of Salvisa and the late George Allen Hall. Additional survivors are two brothers, George Alvis and wife Cathy Hall and Richard Clayton and wife Allyson Hall; three nieces, Jessica, Jennifer and Catelyn Hall; one nephew, Nathan Hall, all of Nicholasville. Visitation was Monday from 4-8 p.m. at Betts & West Funeral Home. Funeral services were Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Floyd County, Ky. Burial followed in Morris Family Cemetery.
December 11, 2012
Delcie Holbrooks Taylor, 92, of Virginia, formerly of Waynesburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Heritage Hall Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Big Stone Gap, Va. Born Thursday, Dec. 25, 1919, in Floyd County, Delcie was a daughter of the late Cleveland and Mary Adams Holbrooks. She was a member of Little Pilgrims Rock Old Regular Baptist Church and the widow of Clyde Taylor. She also loved to sew and quilt. Survivors include a brother, Grover Holbrook; a special niece, Alice Triplett; and other nieces and nephews. Funeral services were Dec. 7 at Little Pilgrims Rock Old Regular Baptist Church.
May 22, 2013
Junior Adams, age 68, of Mount Sterling, originally from Floyd County, passed away suddenly May 19, 2013, from a long-term illness. He was born to Johnie and Anna Hamilton Adams on November 23, 1944, in Galveston, Ky. A loving son, husband, father, grandfather and brother, he was also a Vietnam veteran (1966-1967), he resided in the Chicago area for 30 years and worked in the construction trade until he retired and has resided in Kentucky for the past 15 years. We will truly miss him; he was a good man. Funeral service will be conducted Thursday, May 23, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel.
February 1, 2012
Raymond “Ray” Gregory Webb, 58, of Nicholasville died unexpectedly in his home on Thursday, Dec. 8. He was born March 31, 1953, in Floyd County. He was the son of the late Thomas Jackson Webb and of the late Elsie Mae Simpson Webb. He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth “Beth” Francis Rogers Webb; their son, Seth Thomas Webb, 11; her son, Matthew Bowman Brewer; and his son, Ryan Gregory Webb. His son Robyn Lee Webb and a sister, Linda Webb, preceded him in death. Additional survivors include brothers Tom Webb, Chuck and wife Carol Webb, David “Red” and wife Kathy Webb; sisters Penny Webb Hassfurther, Dawn and husband David Harrison, Jeannie and husband Roy Labheart; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and close friends.
September 5, 2006
A Floyd County woman was killed on Interstate 64 Sunday after she reportedly fell asleep behind the wheel and flipped her vehicle just west of Clintonville Road. Connie H. King, 54, of Banner, suffered fatal injuries and was partially ejected from the 2001 model Ford Ranger after the vehicle overturned several times and landed on its roof on Rockwell Road, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office. She was traveling west around 5:30 a.m., when according to a passenger, she fell asleep, swerved off the north side of the interstate, woke and attempted to regain control.
July 12, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Robert F. Kennedy, counsel to the Senate Rackets Committee, said today the underworld is milking at least a million dollars a year out of labor management rackets. HAZARD (AP) - Proposed low-cost housing units for Floyd County's Jenny Wiley State Park drew criticism from the Eastern Kentucky Regional Planning Commission Friday. Forty-seven swimmers enrolled for swimming lessons at the Winchester Country Club under the instruction of Eleanor Fox are scheduled to complete the course Friday, July 18.
May 1, 2008
Benjamin Kenis and Shannon Clark of Lexington announce the birth of a daughter, Raeleigh Rose Clark on Feb. 21 at St. Joseph East in Lexington. She weighed 6 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Art and Donna Haney of Lexington. Maternal great grandparents are Joyce and Robert Hamilton of Lexington. Paternal grandparents are Ronnie and Sandy Clark of Kings Mountain. Paternal great grandparents are Aldena Owens Caudill and the late Ted Owens of Pike County, and Martha Clark and the late Kenis Clark of Floyd County.
July 29, 2009
Opal Clark 79, widow of Charles Clark died July 27, after a lengthy illness. She was the daughter of the late Matt and Liza Elswick Johnson. Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Newsome, three sons, Larry Clark, Steve Clark, and Charles Clark Jr., seven grandchildren, three sisters, Lillie Ray, Frieda Owens and Irene Johnson, five brothers, Estill, Bertie, Charles, Harry and Freddie Wayne Johnson. She was preceded in death by two children, Patrick and Patricia Clark, and a brother, Virgil Johnson.