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All school construction projects progressing on schedule
All school construction projects are progressing with little complication, according to representatives of Clotfelter-Samokar. A construction report was given by Clotfelter-Samokar architects shortly after the regularly scheduled Scott County Board of Education meeting was called to order on Thursda
Sheriff: Uncle cut 3-year-old Kentucky girl’s throat
ALBANY, Ky. (AP) — A 3-year-old girl whose uncle authorities say cut her throat has died in a Kentucky hospital. Citing a Fayette County Coroner's Office release, news outlets report Josephine Bulubenchi died Sunday evening, more than a day after she was attacked.
Police, fire blotter (Dec. 6)
The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department and Frankfort Fire and EMS on Thursday:. • A stolen vehicle was reported on Pinnacle Court at 9:35 a.m. • A theft was reported on East Georgetown Road at 10:12 a.m.
Owensboro’s ‘dancing man’ works on future plan
Tayvis Alphan, Owensboro’s “dancing man,” was spotted near a coffee shop on Frederica Street Saturday. As he stood in line to order, he was approached by several people telling him how much they enjoyed his dancing. As he exited the store into the parking lot, people continued to shower him with com
Winter weather system hits central and eastern Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) — A weekend winter storm hit several parts of central and eastern Kentucky. Whitley, Laurel, Pulaski, Letcher, and Harlan Counties saw significant amounts of snow.
NAIA basketball: Both GC teams noted in new poll
One, slim, two-point loss on the road last week cost Georgetown College men’s basketball five spots in the first regular-season NAIA coaches’ poll, for whatever any of that speculation at this young stage of the season is worth.
Kentucky Firefighters Work To Rescue Cow That Was Swallowed up by Giant Sinkhole
Emergency services in Kentucky have pulled together to help rescue a cow who became trapped after falling down a sinkhole. The Lexington Fire Department was called to Lincoln County, along with Jessamine County firefighters, to help rescue the animal discovered to be around 15-20 feet below the grou
Archery: Local teams on target in GMS Shootout
Local archers cranked up their winter schedule Saturday, Dec. 1, with the Stampede Shootout at Georgetown Middle School. It was a triumphant day for Scott County High School and Scott County Middle School. Each team notched an impressive win in its division, combined with numerous individual honors.
Finding a path to recovery: Get to know Debra Graner, organizer behind upcoming substance abuse seminar at First Corinthian Baptist Church
For the past two years, Debra Graner has been working to maintain her sobriety, and now, she’s working to help other people find their own path to sobriety. Graner, a native of Pennsylvania, moved to Frankfort in 2008, with her husband, Fred Mozenter.
Crews come together to rescue cow from sinkhole
STANFORD, Ky. (WDKY) — Firefighters and rescue personnel from multiple agencies worked together Saturday to rescue a cow that fell into a sinkhole. The cow was discovered nearly 20-feet below ground in a sinkhole located off of Moore's Lane in Lincoln County.
Abandoned train depot becomes a restaurant, bourbon bar
PARIS, Ky. (AP) - More than 200 people came out in a steady rain to welcome back an old friend: the Louisville & Nashville Railroad depot, which had mostly stood abandoned and crumbling since passenger train service ended 50 years ago.
Kentucky lawmaker restored after sexual harassment settlement, reaction falls along party lines
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Reaction to a Republican lawmaker in Kentucky regaining his leadership position after signing a sexual harassment settlement has fallen along party lines.
Kentucky man once charged with murder gets lighter sentence
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been sentenced to five years in a 2014 shooting death of an 18-year-old who wasn't the intended target. The case against 25-year-old Allen Charles William Burgess began as a murder charge but prosecutors agreed to a reduced charge because some witnesses were
Kentucky man accused of misspending $332,000 of mom's money
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky man has been charged with spending more than $332,000 intended for his mother’s nursing home care. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports a federal grand jury Friday indicted John Jerome O’Hara of Lexington on bank fraud, wire fraud and access device fraud charges.
Police: Walmart employee was stealing gift cards
• • • Kentucky State Police arrested a Tonya Golden, 33, McKee, on a Madison County warrant that charges her with theft by failure to make required disposition of property ($500 or more, but less than $10,000).
Chris Johnson's Forecast | Winter Storm takes aim at parts of the Commonwealth
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - It's a system we've been watching for a week now, and it starts moving into parts of the state tonight while lasting through Sunday. The northward trend has been a hot topic since yesterday afternoon, and this will give more folks in central and eastern Kentucky some action.
Abducted Harrison child found safe, parents arrested
HARRISON, Ohio — A baby believed to be in danger after being abducted by his troubled biological parents has been located and is safe, officials said Friday. The endangered missing child advisory was canceled. The child's biological parents and two others were arrested.
Former Fayette educator sentenced in second county in student rape case
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- According to the Herald-Leader, former Fayette County educator Lindsey Banta Jarvis was sentenced Friday to one year in jail for third-degree rape of a male student younger than 16.
Hepatitis A: Barbecue restaurant closed permanently. Here's why.
Dec. 07--A popular barbecue restaurant has permanently closed its Cynthiana location after a former employee tested positive for hepatitis A. David Carroll, owner of Red State BBQ, announced on Facebook that the Cynthiana location has been closed permanently. "We have made the ultimate decision to s
Rape, sodomy charges against UK student dropped by grand jury
Rape and sodomy charges against UK student Patrick Melton Jr. have been dismissed by a Fayette County grand jury, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader. Melton, 22, was accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his Lexington residence on University Avenue in July 2018.