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Several people arrested on drug possession charges
IRONTON — The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff's Office reports:BURGLARY: A 26-year-old Kitts Hill area woman reported earlier this month that someone stole a .25 caliber weapon valued at $200 from her residence.DRUG POSSESSION: After receiving a call about a man who k
Sweet Potato Casserole by Paula Henderson from the Olive Hill Church of the Nazarene Cookbook
As a child, there were always foods that I considered to be a “grown-up” choice.These were the types of items that just didn’t appeal to me in my youth. Obviously, vegetables would top that sort of list, nonetheless there were foods that I wouldn’t even give the time of day.I couldn’t help but remin
Ky. Department Of Corrections Settles Sexual Harassment Suit For $1.5M
An Elliott County jury agreed, awarding the women $1.6 million, plus attorneys’ fees, last year. The state appealed the decision, but recently approached the plaintiffs’ lawyers with the settlement offer.
Three jailed on felony charges
Alvin Antonio Nevels, 39, was jailed at 4 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and the single counts of strangulation, domestic battery and possession of a controlled substance. Bond was not set.
Rolling mill revival in Boyd County
SWVA Kentucky confirmed in a statement to The Daily Independent that they plan to re-open the mill, with about 40 employees back to work sometime next week. The plant on South Big Run Road in Boyd County was previously known as Kentucky Electric Steel, and some workers have already been observed wor
Controlling feral cats: Grayson spays and neuters over 50 cats with new program
Grayson's new feral cat program is a success so far, Mayor George Steele told council during their Tuesday, Oct. 9, meeting.While discussing old business Steele was asked about the program that council approved during a previous meeting. Steele told council that since the program was started the cit
Ex-Kentucky teacher sentenced to 2 years in jail - ABC 36 News
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) – A former Kentucky teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has been sentenced to two years in jail.Boyd County prosecutor Rhonda Copley told The Daily Independent that a judge handed down the sentence last week for 53-year-old Michael Sammons, who plead
Putnam County Schools employee arrested on drug charges
Virginia Priestley, 50, of Hurricane, is charged with obstructing an officer, possession of a controlled substance, and felony methamphetamine possession.
‘For years I tried to get out.’ Now this Appalachian town is hosting a gay pride event.
Kyle May always thought he would have to leave Eastern Kentucky to find a place he belonged.“For years I tried to get out,” said May, who is gay. “I tried to move. I tried to get jobs elsewhere. I tried interviewing relentlessly.”But the chance to leave never came for the Pikeville native who gradua
2 arrested following stabbing in Fort Gay
By LUKE CREASYStaff writerFORT GAY - Two suspects were arrested Monday, Oct. 15, in connection with a violent armed robbery after an investigation conducted by the Wayne County Sheriff's Department.
Inmates Dig Hole in Wall at Big Sandy Regional Detention Center
PAINTSVILLE, KY (WOWK) - Multiple inmates dug a hole in a wall at Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in an attempted escape.Around 2 PM on October 15th, 2018 Correctional Officers at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center discovered a hole that had been knocked through a cinder block wall by inmat
Logan County Sheriff Identifies Body Found in Guyandotte River
CHAPMANVILLE, WV (WOWK) - The Logan County Sheriff’s Department has identified the body found in the Guyandotte River at Sawmill Road near Chapmanville on October 8th, 2018.
Former teacher sent to jail
Boyd's Commonwealth Attorney Rhonda Copley said Michael Sammons, 53, of South Shore, previously pleaded guilty to one count of prohibited use of an electronic communications system to procure a minor. The sentence was handed out on Friday by Circuit Judge George W. Davis III.
Dog leads to late night dispute between three men - Portsmouth Daily Times
The incident took place at just before 3:30 a.m. Oct. 7. The reporting officer stated upon arrival at the scene, he immediately identified resident Brandon Mullins as an injured person, who told police two males jumped him outside his home because his dog was using the bathroom in the apartment comp
Huntington man indicted on charges of sexually assaulting teen
HUNTINGTON - A Huntington man has been indicted after he was accused last month of sexually attacking a 15-year-old boy in a Jefferson Avenue back yard in West Huntington, which left the victim hospitalized.Christopher Cody Haynes, 26, was indicted by a grand jury in September on counts alleging sec
Kentucky female prison guards settle harassment suit: $1.5M
The four women had sued Sgt. Stephen Harper and won a $1.6 million jury verdict, but the Department of Corrections appealed the verdict. A settlement was reached that ended the appeal, Lexington attorney Joe Childers told theLexington Herald-Leaderon Tuesday.
Police blotter: Woman arrested after overdosing with children home
HUNTINGTON - The following information is provided by criminal complaints from the Cabell County Magistrate Court:CHILD NEGLECT: A Huntington woman was arrested recently after she overdosed, endangering two children who were in her care.Sheila Burlile, 57, overdosed on what is believed to be heroin
Kentucky female prison guards settle harassment lawsuit
SANDY HOOK, Ky. (AP) — The state of Kentucky will pay $1.5 million to four women who accused their supervisor at an Elliott County prison of sexually harassing them while they worked there.The four women had sued Sgt. Stephen Harper and won a $1.6 million jury verdict, but the Department of Correcti
Police: One person found shot inside vehicle outside Platinum Dolls - ABC 36 News
shooting gunLEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – One person was shot outside a strip club in Lexington, according to police.Authorities say they responded to Platinum Dolls off New Circle Road around 7:20 Monday morning for a possible shooting.- Advertisement -
Portsmouth body ID'd as that of missing man
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — A body found in Portsmouth has been identified as Nathan S. Fowler, 34, of Portsmouth, who had been missing since earlier this month, according to a release from the Portsmouth Police Department.The police department was notified last week about a body being found in a wooded area