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More Shepherd’s House graduates looking to the future
Seven more young men and women recently graduated from the Boyle County Shepherd’s House, a non-residential addiction recovery program for former inmates in Danville. They are now looking forward to a brighter future.
Timing is wrong for raises at Boyle jail, officials say
Employees at the Boyle County Detention Center are overdue for a substantial raise — and there’s savings within the current budget that could cover the cost for the remainder of the year, according to jail employees and a Boyle County magistrate. But Boyle-Mercer Joint Jail Committee members said Fr
Resident Questions City’s $1-Million Campbellsville Commitment
A local man is asking the Harrodsburg City Commission to reconsider their commitment to spend $1-million to build a road for Campbellsville University. At the commission’s last meeting in November, the City of Harrodsburg entered a tentative agreement with Campbellsville to invest $1 million in cash
Time to enact jail reforms is now
No more the ‘’’shame at Fourth and Main,” and that includes the same shame at South Main in Mercer. The jail report said it all. YOU, the voters in Boyle County, said it at the polls. They remain under the microscope. A change is demanded.
Dad beats son as discipline, rupturing his spleen & leaving him with ’50-50 chance’ of survival: Police
A Kentucky man reportedly claimed he “disciplined” his minor son following a verbal dispute. The child is now fighting for his life after he lost consciousness and was rushed to the hospital, according to police.
Sometimes It’s Tough Separating The Scrooges From The Santas
The Harrodsburg Police Department wants the public to know that a couple asking for donations for Shop With A Cop are on the up and up. HPD Chief Dispatcher Gail Napier said Douglas Garrison and his wife Gloria have already raised $400 for Shop With A Cop, also known as Shop With A Hero. The initiat
Officer Ladd, Lt. Caldwell retire after 40 years of combined service to police, fire
Two longtime public servants gave moving goodbyes to the city Monday night during the Danville City Commission meeting. Officer Robert Ladd was honored for retiring after a 20-year police career, with 14 of those years being served in Danville. Lt. Scotty Caldwell has fought fires for 26 years, 20 i
Man arrested for trafficking cocaine
• • • Kentucky State Police arrested Tovon McFarland, 21, Lexington, on nine charges after trying to pull him over for not wearing his seat belt on North Third Street Saturday afternoon.
Kentucky restricts transport of deer killed in Tennessee
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Wildlife officials have placed restrictions on the transport of deer from Tennessee into Kentucky in response to the detection of chronic wasting disease.
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
Car Wreck Kills One and Injures Two
A young man is dead after a car wreck on Man O’ War Boulevard and Rapid Run Drive. Police aren’t sure how the crash happened, but they know it involved two cars. Officers say 20 year old Seth Lance was the man driving the car described as the one “at fault”. He died on scene.
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.
Kentucky's hepatitis A outbreak surpasses 3,000 cases
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky health officials say more than 3,000 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in an outbreak that has entered its second year. WKYT-TV reports Kentucky Department for Public Health statistics show 19 people have died in the outbreak. Patients have been hospitalized in
Kentucky Artisan Center café employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A
BEREA, Ky. (WDKY) — The Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea has issued a statement after an employee at the center’s Café and Grill tested positive for Hepatitis A. According to the center, the employee informed management that they felt sick on Tuesday, and was sent home. The employee went to see a do
Johnson scores 24 points to lead No. 19 Kentucky past Utah
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Freshman Keldon Johnson scored 24 points, including five 3-pointers in the first half, and No. 19 Kentucky beat Utah 88-61 on Saturday. Johnson made a career-high six shots from long range on seven attempts as Kentucky made a season-high 12 3-pointers.
Danville officials want people to hear good news about the city
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories highlighting goals and objectives discussed during a recent Danville City Commission/management team retreat held. Danville residents could be made more aware of positive news about the city, according to comments during the city commission’s
Kentucky State Police looking for “dangerous person”
HICKORY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police are asking for assistance in locating a person they say is considered armed and dangerous. They say 31-year-old Kenneth Brian Fitzgerald, of Marion, is wanted for theft and parole violation.
Kentucky parents charged after cocaine found in can of baby formula
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Police have arrested two parents after cocaine was found inside a can of their baby's formula. Lexington police arrested Lemon Allen and Jamarra Burnside on Wednesday. News outlets report they're charged with wanton endangerment and possession of a controlled substance.
John Calipari after Quade Green transfer: 'I'm not panicked'
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky coach John Calipari is not worried that Quade Green’s decision to transfer is part of a greater problem affecting his program. Yes, his current team is inexperienced and there’s a decent chance his next one will lack a returning scholarship upperclassman for the third seaso
Kentucky man now charged with 3 murders, shooting at lawman
A man accused of shooting at a state police trooper rushing to the scene of a triple slaying has been charged in the murders of an eastern Kentucky couple and their adult son, police said Thursday.