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Two Simpson relatives to have court date in shooting

FRANKLIN - A Simpson County man and his stepson are accused of attempting to kill a distant relative who had been involved in an ongoing argument with the stepson. Johnnie Alfred Bell, 74, and Christopher A. Yarbrough, 48, both of Franklin, have been indicted on charges of attempted murder and tampe

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 13:30:00

Two Munfordville men arrested on Hart County warrants

The Hart County Sheriff's Office executed warrants on two people Tuesday. David J. Rice, 36, of Munfordville was arrested at the Hart County Judicial Center on a warrant for flagrant nonsupport and persistent felony offender. He was lodged in the Hart County Jail on a $5,000 bond. Nathan A. Horn,

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-21 18:31:00

Report says ex-Mormon official asked woman to expose herself

This July 26, 2017, photo shows the outside of a new Missionary Training Center building during the media day tour seen through a window of one of the MTC buildings in Provo, Utah. The Mormon church is investigating a former missionary training center president who is accused of sexually assaulting

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 18:30:35

Two people arrested after fleeing SPD

A pair of arrests by the Somerset Police Department over the weekend serve as a reminder that suspects who run still get caught. The first was a Friday evening arrest where Bobby Inman, 27, of Somerset allegedly led police on a brief vehicle chase before being taken into custody. Inman was arrested


Horse Cave mayor fires one officer, suspends two others, names interim chief

Horse Cave Mayor Randall Curry has fired Officer Larry Dale Martin and suspended police Chief Sean Henry and rookie police Officer Chris Trulock without pay. Officer David Graves was appointed interim police chief. "All the termination and suspensions started as of Friday," Curry said referring to t


Unsolved Bardstown murders and missing persons cases addressed at state capitol

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- For the first time Wednesday, Bardstown's unsolved crimes were brought to the state capitol. Sherry Ballard and her family members were introduced in Frankfort on both the House and Senate floors hoping to raise awareness for the unsolved missing and murdered persons cases i

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-22 03:57:00

Construction underway for shopping center at Oakwood site

Somerset has a new shopping center in its future. Construction has started on a 24-acre site at Oakwood the state declared surplus last summer and sold by sealed bids to Somerset developer Brook Ping and partners. Makena Development LLC, a Somerset-based corporation owned by Ping, Cory Ikerd and Sh

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 11:45:00

Woman indicted for shooting husband in hip

A woman charged with shooting her husband was indicted last week for first-degree assault. Linda K. Belew, 54, also known as Linda Johnson, Linda Helton and Linda Brock, of 251 Hanes Baker Road in Corbin, was named in a single count indictment for first-degree assault. The incident that sent Belew's


Kentucky wrongly rejecting families for foster care payments despite ruling, critics say

Paula Grant, a disabled grandmother raising three children removed from a meth home, was excited to learn she might be eligible for foster care payments under a federal court ruling that became final in October. But Grant said she was crushed when Kentucky recently rejected her request for payments

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 15:54:35

Hardin County Sheriff's Office using new tool to dispose of dangerous drugs

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Hardin County Sheriff's office has a new in disposing of dangerous drugs. On Tuesday, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear dropped off 250 Deterra Drug Deactivation pouches, which are part of a statewide push by Beshear to make drug disposal safer, allowing for dep

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-22 01:29:00

Brock gives Wildlife Center update

The long-in-the-making Appalachian Wildlife Center (AWC) has some updates on its progress. During the March 22 Soup and Sandwich event held at the Middlesboro Sagebrush, Judge-Executive Albey Brock spoke about many of the happenings in Bell County - one of the primary topics being the ongoing AWC. F

DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:11:00

UPDATE: Horse Cave Police officer terminated; the Chief and another officer suspended without pay

HORSE CAVE, Ky. (WBKO) - An officer with the Horse Cave Police Department has been terminated and the Chief of Police and another officer are suspended without pay. City attorney Patrick Ross says Larry Dale Martin's termination on Thursday is unrelated to the FBI investigation into the police depa


Local woman arrested after foot chase with deputies

A Somerset woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after engaging in a short foot chase with a Pulaski County Sheriff's deputy. Amy N. Meece, 35, of Sulphur Springs Hollow Road, was arrested after officers located her at her residence. As a result of the incident, Meece was charged with first-degree Pos


Metcalfe County grand jury returns indictments

A Metcalfe County grand jury recently returned the following indictments: Christopher D. Hollingsworth, 42, of Edmonton was indicted on one count of flagrant nonsupport, a Class D felony, for crimes that allegedly occurred on or about April 1, 2012 through Feb. 28. Travis W. Decker, 30, of Burkesv


Edmonton man arrested on drug charges

CAVE CITY, Ky. (WBKO) - An Edmonton man was arrested on multiple charges Monday night after a traffic stop. An officer pulled over a car on South Dixie Highway around 10:30 p.m. with one headlight, a cracked windshield and excessive window tint. According to the officer the driver, Jessee Guthrie,


Accused murderer indicted on drug charges

A southern Laurel man accused of the shooting death of his wife earlier this month was indicted by a Laurel grand jury on Friday - but for drug charges from a December arrest rather than for the March 7 murder. Joshua Tate Davenport, 38, of 35 North Florence Road in Corbin, was named in a seven-coun


Residents show support for medical cannabis at Elizabethtown City Hall

Car horns could be heard inside council chambers Monday at Elizabethtown City Hall, as supporters of medical cannabis rallied outside the building. Julie Cantwell of Rin-ey-ville, who spoke with Hardin Fiscal Court on the matter last month, said supporters were told they were not allowed to speak ab


Several arrested on drug charges over the weekend in Glasgow

GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) - Several traffic stops over the last three days lead to drug arrests in Glasgow. During one of two stops on Saturday, an AR-15 and handgun were seen inside a car on East Main Street. A bottle of Gabapentin and a small amount of marijuana was found inside as well. The handgun wa


Glasgow woman arrested on drug charges

A Glasgow woman is facing drug charges after being arrested Sunday. According to a Glasgow Police Department news release, a vehicle driven by Tabatha M. Blakley, 33, was stopped for not having a rear license plate light. It was determined that Blakley was under the influence of drugs after GPD of


Fox arrested, charged with rape

When officers from the Laurel County Sheriff's Office located a missing juvenile unresponsive at the residence of a Keavy man on April 12, 2017, the search was on to find Teddy Lynn Fox. That search ended Friday morning with his arrest off Slate Ridge Road, approximately six miles south of London. A