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HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS: Lady Indians fall on Senior Night; Lady Eagles win at Garrard County

The Lady Indians wrapped up the regular season with a 62-38 loss to 11th Region rival Dunbar Friday at home on Senior Night. Madison Central (9-21) fell behind 9-2 in the opening minutes and never led.


18-year-old charged with sexually abusing child

• • • Kentucky State Police arrested Tristan Sallee, 21, Armitage Drive, Richmond, on a Madison County warrant Friday morning that charges him with first-degree assault (domestic violence).


Garden blitz planning hits snag

Planning for the 5th annual Berea Victory Garden Blitz has hit a snag this year which has organizers concerned and working to make an alternative plan — just in case. Lumber for the Blitz comes from Lancaster and the saw mill has no lumber on hand, according to organizers. The soil comes from Lexing


Kentucky State Police searching for missing teen

LIBERTY, Kent. (WTHR) — Kentucky State Police is asking for the public's help to find a 17-year-old girl. Hailey Brown from Liberty, Kentucky was last seen on February 10 around 3 p.m. EST.


Kentucky plans to give away another historic site, this time to EKU

The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents is expected to vote Friday on taking ownership of Madison County’s White Hall State Historic Site from the state. The move is part of an attempt by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration to cut costs. It recently handed over Boone Station State Historic Sit


40 dead in Kentucky Hepatitis A outbreak

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - While the ongoing Hepatitis A outbreak has hit Ohio hard since it was declared by state health officials last June, Kentucky has been ravaged by the disease over the last two years.


Garrard Co. McDonald’s worker diagnosed with Hep A

GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Garrard County Health Department says an employee at McDonald’s has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A. The department says anyone who ate there from December 5 to January 9 should get a Hepatitis A shot. The department says outbreaks from food or water are not common.


Bedford man dies in Kentucky crash

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A Bedford man died in a crash near Frankfort, Kentucky, Monday. Allen Robey, 64, and a woman from Berea, Kentucky, were killed in the multi-vehicle crash, according to multiple news agencies. The crash occurred at about 9:30 a.m. on Interstate 64.


Mysterious attack leaves 6 llamas dead near Kentucky zoo

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Authorities believe a “large animal” is responsible for an attack that killed six llamas on a farm near a zoo in Kentucky. Louisville Llama Farm owner Caroline Willette tells the Courier Journal she awoke Monday morning to blood and tufts of wool spread around her property. F


Kentucky man charged with trafficking marijuana, illegally taking turkeys

MT. EDEN, Ky. (WDKY) - Conservation officers say they arrested a man accused of trafficking marijuana who was also illegally taking turkeys. In a Facebook post, conservation officers said they responded to a Spencer County home Jan. 30 after receiving a tip about a man shooting turkeys and red-taile


Body found in creek in Knox County, Kentucky

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WVLT) -- Kentucky State Police received a call Monday morning of a body found in a creek in Knox County, Kentucky. KSP identified the body of 43-year-old Shannon Harkins of Flat Lick, Kentucky. Harkins was reported missing to the Knox County Sheriff's Department on February 12 by


Sports betting bill advances in Kentucky legislature

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky took the first step to legalizing sports betting on Wednesday as a legislative committee strongly endorsed a bill that one estimate says would bring in at least $20 million a year in new taxes.


PHOTOS: Flooding across Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Widespread rain showers and isolated thunderstorms across the state of Kentucky Wednesday morning have led to localized flooding. In Lexington, High Street and Broadway was blocked off due to high water.


Kentucky bill could allow third-graders not proficient in math, reading to be held back

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKRC) - Third-graders in Kentucky could be held back if their reading and math skills aren't up to par. A bill in the Kentucky House would require students not proficient in the subjects at the end of the school year to complete an intense remedial program. If not, they having to rep


Southern Kentucky couple describes close call with rockslide

RUSSELL COUNTY, KY. (WYMT) - A rockslide closed part of a busy Southern Kentucky highway near the dam that holds back Lake Cumberland. State transportation officials said the saturated ground caused part of the rock wall to give way just above US 127, south of Wolf Creek Dam, near Jamestown.


Kentucky couple still shaken up after rockslide fell just feet from where they stood

A Kentucky couple is still shaken up after experiencing a rockslide. Linda Shepherd and her husband were near Lake Cumberland Dam when large rocks fell onto the road in front of them.


One arrested in Liberty Road armed robbery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police have arrested one of two people they say committed an armed robbery last Friday in Lexington. According to police, 38-year-old Jessica Angolano waited outside the Liberty Heights apartments on Liberty Road with a man also involved in the robbery.


Southwestern spoils regular season finale

For the first time since early February of 2016, the Southwestern Warriors (20-5) defeated the Mercer County Lady Titans (18-10) by a final score of 61-45 on Friday, Feb. 15, in the final regular season game for both teams.


Kentucky representative: We want immigrant wokers

Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., reacts to remarks made by Sen. Lindsey Graham that a border wall is a higher priority than Kentucky middle school construction.


Ohio group heads home after Savannah Spurlock search

GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (WDKY) — The sun set on another search for Savannah Spurlock. A search group from Ohio is headed back home Saturday night after spending the day in Garrard County searching for the missing Richmond mother. There was no sign of her.