The McCreary County Record


April 5, 2011

Losses to the community

Ross, Sellers well known in McCreary County

WHITLEY CITY —  McCreary County lost two well-known citizens on Saturday.

    Esau Ross, 75, passed away at the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin following a long illness.

    The Stearns man is remembered for operating Esau Ross and Sons Market on KY 1651 as well as the neighboring apartments.

    Ross was also a member of the Orie S. Ware Masonic Lodge.

    Funeral services were to be held today at 1 p.m. at the McCreary County Funeral Home with burial following in the Angel Cemetery

    Rev. Thomas R. Sellers Sr., 73, of Whitley City, passed away in Somerset at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Sellers was a member of the Beulah Heights Church of God and also served his community as a former chief of the North McCreary Volunteer Fire Department.

    Sellers’ visitation is scheduled for tonight after 6 p.m. at the McCreary County Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. with burial following in the Wiborg Cemetery.

    See next week’s edition for complete obituary information for both Ross and Sellers.

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Hatfield Lane 22 marijuana plants

The McCreary County Sheriff’s Office seized a total of 22 marijuana plants Saturday evening from a residence on Hatfield Lane in Whitley City. That case will be presented to the grand jury, but three individuals encountered during the investigation were arrested on unrelated charges.

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