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Man charged with two counts of murder after Lawrence County shooting

LOUISA The Kentucky State Police have arrested and charged a Martin County resident with two counts of murder after a shooting in Lawrence County. Elden Shannon Muncy, age 21, of 4701 Buffalo Horn in Martin County is lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center, according to police. In a news

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK

Fuel leak closes Ky. 80

A fuel leak shut down part of West Ky. 80 in Nancy on Tuesday evening, diverting traffic and forcing a major cleanup operation with several agencies involved. No injuries were reported in the incident. Special Response Team (SRT) Chief Doug Baker said it took the coordinated effort of local and stat

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 12:45:00

Latham, McKinney selected to All-Star Team

Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' middle school football team players Keaton Latham and Tae McKinney were selected as members of the Kentucky All-Stars 7th Grade Team. Both players were selected in the running back position. They traveled to Campbellsville University to try out and became two out of 90 pla

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Art Series continues with Tuesday show

The second show of the Central Kentucky Arts Series is quickly coming up, and CKAS board member Lisa Gupton is very excited about next Tuesday's show. "We are very excited about this show, and for all the shows that we have coming up this year," Gupton said. The show will be a concert involving t

CENTRAL KENTUCKY NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 20:30:00

Blevins credits students for successes

While Casey County High School has posted gains in test scores, many of the schools' successes have been completely student driven, school board members were told Nov. 13. The school, which hosted the board's monthly meeting, continues raising the bar for students and accomplishing goals, Principa

CASEYNEWS.NET - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Taylor County earns Work Ready certification

It has been years in the making, but the announcement was made public last week that Taylor County was named a "Kentucky Work Ready Community." A news release from Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner announced that Taylor and Barren counties have been certifie

CENTRAL KENTUCKY NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 22:42:00

Tornado touches down in Taylor County

Local farmer Rod Phillips and his wife were in an equipment building on their property on Cave Road around 6 p.m. Saturday evening when the winds began to pick up outside. Phillips said they were finishing feeding their dogs when they heard the winds begin to gain strength and they began to feel th

CENTRAL KENTUCKY NEWS-JOURNAL

Three female inmates caught shortly after escape

Three female inmates from the Casey County Detention Center didn't get far after an escape Nov. 18. According to Casey County Jailer Tommy Miller, at around 8 p.m. that night, the three decided to run out of unlocked doors in the detention center. He said it was a spur of the moment decision and th

CASEYNEWS.NET - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Seabrook firefighters ready to Stuff the Bus'

SEABROOK In the 25-plus years since Seabrooks firefighters started their holiday toy drive, theyve made sure that thousands of local children have had new toys under the tree on Christmas morning, no matter the familys financial situation. This year is no different, according to drive chairman and S

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-22 20:45:54

Seabrook police seeking attempted school break-in suspect

SEABROOK Police are asking the public to help identify a man they believe broke a window at Seabrook Elementary School and may have tried to gain entry the night of Nov. 16. School resource officer Jim Deshaies arrived at the school Nov. 17 to find a broken window with blood on it on the southern si

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-22 20:45:52

Seabrook tax rate surges 9.9% as nuke plant's value declines

SEABROOK With tax bills due out next week, the owners of the average $282,000 home should see an increase of about $412 in their tax bill when compared to last year, with beach property owners paying about $1,000 more. The reason for the uncharacteristic rise is that the towns 2017 tax rate is going

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-22 17:08:20

Plenty of voices for ICC holiday concert Sunday

NEWBURYPORT - The My Own Voice choir will join the New England Tenors in welcoming the Christmas season at Immaculate Conception Church's annual holiday concert Sunday afternoon. The concert, a fundraiser for the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Newburyport, will mark the fifth year in a row the New E

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 09:30:00

Man indicted for alleged sex assaults of 5 girls

RYE - A 70-year-old man was indicted for 40 crimes alleging he sexually assaulted five girls, the youngest age 9 and the oldest 15, in Rye and North Hampton, where he's also alleged to have threatened them and plied them with alcohol. Accused of the dozens of crimes against minors, Richard Racette h

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 16:41:44

Ellie comes home for two holidays

NEWBURY - In the spirit of being grateful for what you have over the holiday season, one family has an entire community giving thanks to their young daughter. Ellie Bauer, 6, of Byfield, missed Halloween this year because she was a patient at Boston Children's Hospital, being treated for stage four

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Stress management at Goodall Library

SANFORD A stress management seminar will take place at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4 at Goodall Memorial Library. Participants will be engaging in an interactive experience that will not only help them perceive stress in a new way, but to also experience what hypnosis is and learn what it is not. When yo

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:32:12

Young Amesbury filmmaker bringing his movie home

AMESBURY - Family and the responsibilities of being a part of one mean so much to Patrick Hopkins, he made a movie about them. Amesbury native Hopkins recently graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in film and television production. Having written, produced and directed his film thesis, "P

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Woman fatally injured in Columbia County crash

KINDERHOOK, N.y. >> A Columbia County woman was fatally injured Wednesday night in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 9, according to state police. State police at Livingston said in a press release that Alicia M. Fernandez, 41, of Hudson was driving south on Route 9 near Birch Drive around 7:58 p.m

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

Legacy of former Congressman Hinchey, environmental advocate, lives on

Former Rep. Maurice D. Hinchey, who had been battling a terminal neurological disorder, died on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Hinchey was an environmental advocate during his 38 years in Congress and the state Assembly. Abbott Brant/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit A supporter of dredging PCB contamination

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 16:57:31

Thanksgiving 2017: 5 great things to do this weekend; Black Friday shopping, Mark Viera

With shopping, cooking and family in town, the holiday season is a hectic time for most of us. On Thanksgiving weekend, take a break from all the hustle and bustle and head to Levity Live for some laughs courtesy of Mark Viera from the hit tour The NY Kings of Comedy. See performances at 7:30 and 9:

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-23 00:00:02

Dazzling 'Coco' a feast for adults

Surprises are so much harder to find in cinema, with previews and social media and marketing demands - and a willingness to break down elements of a film that no one has seen. The recent "Thor: Ragnorak" movie was built around a surprise appearance by the Hulk, which was spoiled dozens of times per

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