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Parole officer arrested on sex abuse charge

The Kentucky State Police arrested a parole officer after receiving a complaint from a parolee in Cumberland County. The state police received the complaint on Feb. 12 and after a three-day, covert investigation, Tyler Young, 33, of Albany was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree sex abuse


Kentucky's Concealed Carry Bill Allows People To Carry Weapons Without Training Or Permits

On the one year anniversary of one of America's deadliest school shooting, state lawmakers in Kentucky advanced a bill that would legalize permitless carry. The bill, which passed the Kentucky state Senate 29-8 on Thursday, would allow those legally able to possess a gun to carry a concealed weapon


PHOTOS: Trojanettes top Clinton County; Trojans fall to Bulldogs

In their final game of the regular season, the Trojanettes defeated Clinton County 71-27 on Thursday night at Barren County High School. The Trojans fell to the Bulldogs 63-32.


Governor: Flags to be at half-staff Monday for Kentucky soldier killed in Syria

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Gov. Bevin orders flags to half-staff Monday in honor of KY soldier. Governor Matt Bevin ordered flags to be at half-staff on Monday in honor of a Kentucky soldier who died in Syria.


Kentucky man credited for saving Black Bear Cub

HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man from Kentucky is getting credit for helping rescue a black bear cub. The 13 year old bear cub weighing in at 10 pounds. The Appalachian Bear Rescue says the bear was found by a group of people in Black Mountain in south eastern Kentucky.


Lady Jumpers blow past Clinton County

SHS 9 16 15 16 - 56 CLINTON COUNTY - Mann 12, Stockton 9, Young 4, Roberts 2, Cope 2, Moons 2. SOMERSET - Presley 15, Garland 15, G. Bruner 12, Acey 4, Bowling 3, K. Bruner 2, Foutch 2, Holt 2, Moore 1.


Families say goodbye as Kentucky National Guardsmen deploy overseas

FRANKFORT, Ky (WKYT) - Families gathered in Frankfort on Saturday to tell their loved ones goodbye as they were headed overseas. WKYT reports nearly 60 Kentucky Guard Aviation Soldiers were headed to the Middle East.


Wayne County Lady Cards win at Clinton County 69-50 to improve to 14-9 on season

The Wayne County Lady Cardinals traveled to border-rival Clinton County, last Monday night, in what would be the teams third matchup in a month. Wayne County entered with a 13-9 record on the season and was coming off an impressive 49-40 win over Marion County in their previous outing, while the Lad


FERRIER FILES: 'Unbearable' Family still searching for woman last seen at Monterey market

OVERTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) — Henry and Kristie Wilson went out for cigarettes on May 9. The Cookeville couple was last seen at Tom's Market in Monterey that night. They drove off and simply disappeared.


Hornets, Lady Hornets hoping to advance in District 16 tourney

The District 18 tournament begins Monday night in Edmonton at Metcalfe County High School. The Metcalfe County Hornets(9-19, 3-4) are looking to advance to the 4th Region tournament for the first time since 2011. To do so, they will have to beat Russell County in the first round of the district tour


Tansi shooting case sent to grand jury

Doneal Marie Clark wanted revenge because the elderly woman who was selling her opioids had cut her off for not paying. Her husband quoted her in a statement to investigators as saying, “I want to teach her a lesson.”


Pulaski County facing a marriage boom nearly 50 years ago

The telephone rang at the home of your humble reporter this morning at 20 minutes until 1 o'clock?. "Are you asleep?" a bright voice asked. "I was until the phone rung seconds ago," I answered, trying to clear the cobwebs out of my head.


Lady Maroons turn up the heat in the second half

After a disappointing come-from-behind loss to Wayne County just 24 hours prior, the Pulaski County High School girls basketball team was looking for something to inspire them going into post-season play next week. On Friday night, the Lady Maroons got that inspiration they needed in their own come-


Man charged with homicide in fatal Clinton Highway crash

A Clinton man was charged with two counts of homicide and one count of driving under the influence after a fatal two-vehicle crash on Clinton Highway on Friday, authorities said.


Danville basketball player breaks backboard before game

RUSSELL SPRINGS, Ky. (WKYT) - A Danville High School basketball player was warming up for his game Tuesday night when he unexpectedly broke the backboard. Ethan Wood, who is a multi-sport athlete committed to play for Louisville in baseball, tweeted photos of the aftermath of his glass-shattering wa


Gregory arrested on drug and other charges

A Wayne County man has been arrested on a district warrant on. numerous drug related charges. According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron, Joshua T. Gregory, of. Monticello, was arrested on a complaint warrant of arrest for four.


Overton County couple pleads to child abuse in settlement

An Overton County couple pleaded guilty to one count attempted aggravated child abuse as a part of a settlement in the Putnam County Criminal Court last month. Both Travis and Traci Puckett received four years of supervised probation in the settlement agreement.


Yellow Jacket boys defeat Pickett County, Westmoreland

Trousdale County concluded its basketball regular season last week with two nights of action on the hardwood. The Jackets earned two victories but the Lady Jackets were saddled with a pair of losses.


Pulaski relinquish lead late in the game

The Pulaski County High School girls basketball team led for the entire second half up until the 1:19-mark in the final quarter before the visiting Wayne County Lady Cardinals took control of the game to pull off the 43-41 come-from-behind win over the Lady Maroons on Thursday night.


KIA Board approves $6.7M in loans to the cities of Bardstown, Burkesville and La Center

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Infrastructure Authority Board has approved over $6.7 million in loans to help upgrade water treatment facilities throughout the state. The City of Bardstown received the bulk of the funds, $5,4 million, which will contribute to upgrades of the Rowan Creek sewer and Tow