Sandra Flynn Fisher

It was August 3, 1978, and the Russell County Jaycees Fair was alive with excitement. The fair was one of the highlights of the year for those who lived in Russell County, and probably for many that lived in the surrounding counties as well. So of course, this wasn’t the first time 31-year-old, Sandra Flynn Fisher…

Dixie Barker

On February 8, 1983, Eddie Barker saw him mother Dixie Barker, before he reported in for work that morning. They had been sharing the same residence in the area of 3400 Block South 29th Street in Ashland, Kentucky. At the time there were around 60 or so trailers in the trailer park, and no one…

Knox County Jane Doe

NCIC U151003575. ME 85-04-077. Numbers and no name. That’s the identifiers used by agencies to give the unidentified woman found in Gray, Ky a ‘name’. She is also known as the ‘redheaded’ Knox County Jane Doe. On August 1, 1995, her body was discovered hidden inside a discarded refrigerator in a rural dump site off…

Tonetta Y. Carlisle

“We just keep praying, hoping that something breaks, I don’t want to leave this world knowing that this case is not solved.”  March 15, 1989, was for all intents and purposes like any other school day. As classes were dismissed, 15-year-old Tonetta Yvette Carlisle began walking home from school. She was a freshman at Chattanooga…

Ora Aylene Lawrence-Barrick

Post by my dear friend Crimeblogger1983: “We just want to give our mother a proper burial and to really know that she’s at peace,” said Barrick’s daughter, Kaye Biggers. “That’s what has bothered me the most all these years, thinking about how she died and just wondering if her spirit is at peace.” DATE OF…

Ruvil Hale

“I’d love to know what happened to him,  but I don’t think we’ll ever know.” When we hear or talk about Paintsville, Ky, it normally calls to mind Butcher Hollow and Loretta Lynn. However, I doubt the majority of folks have never heard the name, Ruvil Hale. Ruvil Hale was 43 years old, and being cared…