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National Weather Service Reports Barn Fire in Adair County
This evening (12/18/2018) the US National Weather Service Louisville Kentucky notified the Adair County 911 Center of a hot spot showing on their satellite imagery. The Knifley Fire Department responded to investigate and found a barn fire on Mt Tussle Road.
Tennessee man traveled to Kentucky to have sex with teen, police say
COLUMBIA, Ky. (AP) - A Tennessee man is accused of traveling to Kentucky to have sex with a 14-year-old girl he communicated with using Snapchat. Citing a Kentucky State Police release, news outlets report 39-year-old Samuel Hicks was arrested Dec. 8 when he returned to meet the girl.
Tennessee man charged with unlawful transaction with a minor in Columbia
Adair County, KY (December 10, 2018) – On December1, 2018 KSP, Post 15 received a complaint of an adult male having sexual relations with a 14 year old juvenile in Columbia. Troopers Marvin Blakey and Billy Begley spoke with the victim and she stated that she had been talking to a man on snapchat. H
[ACCIDENT] Driver Flees After Crashing a 2009 Corvette into a Gas Main in Kentucky
The driver of a yellow 2009 Corvette convertible is in trouble with the law after hitting a natural gas main in Graves County, Ky., last week. Authorities say the man lost control of his Corvette in a curve at 6:24 p.m. last Monday, Dec. 10th in the 600 block of Kentucky 348 in Symsonia and caused a
Bluegrass Cellular Tower that Covers Adair County is Not Working
As of 11 p.m. Tuesday night, it has been reported that the Breeding KY Bluegrass Cellular tower is not working. Bluegrass has not provided an estimated time of repair. This tower covers the Breeding and surrounding communities in Adair County, Northern Cumberland County and Eastern Metcalfe County.
Driver license checkpoints to be held
Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct driver license roadside checkpoints at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21 on Highway 164. Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who violate the driver license laws
KSP: Altercation leads to arrest of man and woman
COLUMBIA, Ky. (WTVQ)- State Police say a search warrant lead to an arrest of a man and a woman on multiple charges. KSP says they were attempting to locate a possible endangered juvenile at a home on Slick Rock West Road. The homeowner, 34-year-old William Corbin refused to let troopers in, resultin
Kentucky State Police search for inmate escapee in Greenup County
GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. (WCHS/WVAH) — Kentucky State Police are searching for an inmate that escaped custody as he was being transferred to another county. Law enforcement is searching for Allen Lewis, 31, who escaped custody about 1: 35 p.m. Tuesday. Troopers said he was being transferred to Morgan Cou
UPDATE: One dead, one charged in crash
A Cumberland County man has been charged in the traffic that killed a local woman and critically injured her husband in a head-on crash on Peavine Rd. Saturday. The Tennessee Highway Patrol identified the victim as Bessie L. Huxoll, 85, whose address was listed by the state as Crossville. Her husban
Juvenile arrested day after deadly shooting
Police made an arrest Monday in the case of a juvenile who was killed in a weekend shooting. The suspect, also a juvenile, was booked into Warren County Juvenile Detention Center on charges of second-degree manslaughter and tampering with physical evidence, according to Off. Ronnie Ward, spokesman f
Leo Club visits local healthcare facility
Caverna students from the Cave Country Leo Club spent Thursday morning spreading joyful Christmas cheer. The students enjoyed singing Christmas carols to residents at Signature HealthCARE of Hart County Rehab & Wellness Center. Leo Club members then walked the halls delivering homemade Christmas car
Accounts-receivable management firm Frost-Arnett to relocate, expand Campbellsville operation
Frost-Arnett Co., an accounts-receivable management company operating in Campbellsville for nearly two decades, will create 135 full-time jobs and invest $2.84 million as it relocates to a new office within the community.
Radcliff to host Christmas dinner for community
The city of Radcliff will once again be giving love and spreading holiday cheer through its third annual community Christmas dinner. A free dinner for the public will be at Colvin Community Center on Christmas Day.
Former Kentucky high school basketball star denied bond reduction following rape charge
BURLINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - A Kentucky judge has denied a request for a rape suspect to have his bond lowered, as his case is being sent to a grand jury. WKRC reports former Covington Catholic basketball star Jacob Walter, 18, of Burlington will remain in the Boone County Detention Center on a $250,000
Police investigate death of Kentucky jail inmate
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say they are investigating the death of a McCracken County jail inmate. A statement from police says jail staff called troopers on Friday to report an inmate had attempted to hang himself. Jail staff told police they found 35-year-old Ronald G. Ledbetter in
Kentucky CBD retailers adapt to changing market as Farm Bill awaits signature
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The sounds of string band jamming are just as vibrant as the sights of the colorful crafts lining rack at the Flea Off Market Holiday Bazaar. “A blue one and there’s a yellow one,” Tracy Murray said, as she showed customers her booth called Recyclo Craftz.
Man gets 7 ½ years in machete attack at Kentucky college
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Cincinnati man charged in a 2017 machete attack on the campus of Kentucky's Transylvania University has been sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports 21-year-old Mitchell William Adkins apologized for his actions when he was sentenced in the Fayet
This Beautiful Hike In Kentucky Has A Mouthwatering Restaurant Right Along The Trail
Kentucky is great for doing many things, but two of the best are hiking and eating. Our state has countless trails to experience and just as many delicious restaurants to try, and there is one spot in the Bluegrass where you can do both, and practically at the same time. Halls on the River is a well
Kentucky road to be closed for repairs
FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. - A portion of Ky. 3294 between Catlettsburg and Cannonsburg Road will be temporarily closed beginning Monday for roadway and drainage repairs, according to a news release from the Kentucky Department of Highways.
Frost-Arnett to relocate within Campbellsville with $2.84M investment, creating 135 jobs
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Frost-Arnett Co., an accounts-receivable management company operating in Campbellsville for nearly two decades, will create 135 full-time jobs and invest $2.84 million as it relocates to a new office within the community.