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Are defendants in Boyle and Mercer counties kept locked up for being poor? - The Advocate-Messenger

When Tonia Stinnett was charged with a felony, she went to jail. That much isn’t surprising to the 45-year-old central Kentucky woman now, looking back on her April 14 arrest in Mercer County. She says there may have even been value to being in jail — but “not for as long a period as I was.”

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-06-23 10:47:33

Man accused of exposing himself at a McDonald's indicted - ABC 36 News

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man police say exposed himself at a Berea McDonald’s play area is indicted by a grand jury.Berea police arrested 52-year-old Ty Embry, of Paint Lick, back in April.- Advertisement -

WTVQ - 2018-06-22 16:12:52

Franklin County Circuit Court indictments (June 19) - The State Journal

Donald G. Lawrence, 73, of Shelbyville, five counts of unlawful use of electronic means originating or received within the Commonwealth of Kentucky to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities, Class D felonies.Heather Gilkison, 24, of Lawrenceburg, first-degree possession of

THE STATE-JOURNAL - 2018-06-22 20:19:56

EDP approves ‘bare bones’ budget for 2018-19 - The Advocate-Messenger

Funding from the public side of the EDP partnership has held fairly steady. The EDP expects to get about as much this coming fiscal year from Boyle County and Danville as it did this fiscal year. Danville gave the EDP an additional one-time infusion of $40,000 this year, which isn’t being repeated f

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-06-21 11:55:44

From our files, June 23 - The Advocate-Messenger

Deputy Sheriff Polk Critchfieldhad quite an exciting experience last night in arresting Clarence Lewis in Parksville. Lewis was released from jail in Danville a few weeks since on bond furnished by his father, and for the past few days the officers have been looking for him because they thought he h

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-06-23 10:26:47

Just peachy - The Advocate-Messenger

The Peach Truck Co. brought a refrigerated semi truck loaded with 1/2 bushel cartons of fresh Georgia peaches to Danville Friday morning. The truck parked in front of Ace Hardware, which hosts the semi-annual event, and by 8 a.m. people were lined up past four other businesses to make their purchase

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-06-23 10:50:31

Herrington Lake restocked - The Advocate-Messenger

The release of 10,000 small mouth bass into Herrington Lake in May 1930 was enough to stock several states, according to an announcement in The Advocate-Messenger.

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-06-23 10:27:58

Coroner at scene of dump truck fire in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -The Fayette County Coroner's Office is at the scene of a fire involving a dump truck in Lexington.The dump truck is located near the intersection of Squires Road and Easthills Drive.WKYT is at the scene of the fire. Our crew at the scene says they believe power lines came into

WKYT 27 - 2018-06-22 16:02:00

INDICTMENTS: Former Richmond fire fighter indicted on 30 sex crime charges

A former Richmond firefighter, who resigned just after his arrest in April, has been indicted on a total of 30 sex crime charges against a minor.

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-06-21 22:55:00

Danville school employees getting 1-percent pay raise - The Advocate-Messenger

The Danville Board of Education voted Thursday in a special called meeting to give the across-the-board raises, which will have a total cost of about $115,000 annually.

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-06-22 10:54:25

Full STEAM ahead - The Advocate-Messenger

The Danville Independent Schools’ STEAM camp (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) ended its two-week session on Thursday.

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-06-22 10:47:10

Perryville to research before appointing new council member - The Advocate-Messenger

The council heard from five residents who said they would like to be appointed to the seat, which was vacated by council member Jerry Houck June 7. Then, they voted to enter closed session to discuss the matter.

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-06-22 10:44:03

5 years later: Still no sign of Brookelyn Farthing as family seeks answers

"You're just constantly wondering what happened to her," Brookelyn's mother Shelby Tillery said, "Is she still going through some kind of living hades right now?"

WKYT 27 - 2018-06-22 16:49:00

Sunrise Children’s Services fifth annual Ride & Shine charity event set for June 23 in Danville - KyForward.com

On Saturday, June 23, motorcycle enthusiasts with a passion for helping children in need will take part in the fifth annualSunrise Children’s ServicesRide & Shine event. Bikers, members of Central Kentucky churches, and Sunrise staff will gather that morning atnear Danville, Ky., to kick off the day

KYFORWARD.COM - 2018-06-22 04:59:17

Two arrested after child found naked, wandering streets

After finding the child's residence, deputies contacted the Cabinet for Health and Family Services due to the deplorable living conditions in the home. Recommendations from social services had deputies remove the child, along with six additional children, from the home.

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-06-21 23:58:00

2 arrested after naked boy running nearly hit by vehicle in Madison County

The deputy was able to find the child's mother, 30-year-old Krystyn Lawson, at her home, and he found that the family was living in "deplorable living conditions." Social services removed a total of seven children inside the apartment unit they lived in.

WKYT 27 - 2018-06-21 14:36:00

Police working injury accident involving pedestrian in Lexington - ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – An accident involving three vehicles and a pedestrian has shut down a Lexington road.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the accident happened just before 12 p.m. Thursday on Georgetown Road between Berea Road and Iron Works Pike.- Advertisement -The roadway is shutdown

WTVQ - 2018-06-21 16:08:24

Berea woman charged with animal cruelty after malnourished, injured dog found at home

An arrest citation says the dog was found to have multiple sores all over his body, and fut was missing on most of his hind quarter. The German Shepherd also showed signs of malnourishment, and they could not find food and water in the area.


Grand Jury Indicts 21, Including Northpoint Escapee

Kenneth Bolin, 44, of 945 Minerva Avenue, Louisville, was charged with four class D felonies: 1st-degree fleeing/evading police and 1st-degree wanton endangerment (three counts).


Couple arrested after cops found their daughter locked up in a cage

Tito and Shannon Felix, 50 and 51, were arrested at their home in Richmond, Kentucky on FridayCops were called to the home to conduct a welfare check and found the couple's adult daughter, 18, locked up in a cage in the basementThe cage had latches on the outside that were locked with a combination