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LETTER TO EDITOR: London resident concerned about mayor's priorities

The second council meeting I attended, I wanted to see what the Levi Jackson park issue was about. Again I, like a lot, feel this isn’t a good idea because of the money they have lost.

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-10-19 04:22:30

Lane closures on U.S. 25 in Laurel Co. scheduled to begin Friday - ABC 36 News

MANCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says that lane closures are scheduled to begin Friday, Oct 19.This will take place on eastbound U.S. 25E (Cumberland Gap Parkway) from the Knox-Laurel county line to Exit 29 of Interstate 75 (milepoint 2).- Advertisement -

WTVQ - 2018-10-19 00:27:56

Former London doctor facing child pornography charges

A criminal complaint has been filed in U.S. District Court in St. Louis against a former London doctor for production of child pornography.Court documents allege Dr. Ashu Joshi, 47, directed a 16-year-old girl from Kentucky to take and send sexually explicit photos and videos of herself to Joshi. Th


Body found on Long Street identified

The decomposed body discovered near a wooded area last week on Long Street has been identified.Laurel County Coroner Doug Bowling said on Thursday that an autopsy had revealed the body was that of 58-year-old Mark Wagers of 405 West 7th Street in Corbin. The cause of death is still unknown, although

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-10-18 18:00:00

Trial date set for woman accused of murdering her family

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) -On October 30th, jury selection is set to begin in a high profile Whitley County murder case.

WYMT.COM - 2018-10-19 18:44:00

Laurel County 10-year-old wins singing competition in Owensboro

Sherri Wells, Gabby’s mother, grew up singing in her school choir and said Gabby has picked up that same musical talent — although Gabby’s musical talent wasn’t realized until a year ago when Sherri overheard her daughter singing.

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-10-18 16:00:00

Bell County man charged after threatening two different woman

BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) -Bell County Sheriff's Department arrested 48-year-old Johnny Rutherford on Thursday.Rutherford was arrested in connection to two separate incidents.On Sept. 6, a woman identified Rutherford as the man who pointed a gun at her while she was picking her granddaughter up at a b

WYMT.COM - 2018-10-19 09:44:00

Parent: Laurel Co. BOE discriminates against male athletes

A federal lawsuit filed last week against the Laurel County Board of Education claims that the school district has discriminated against male student-athletes wishing to participate in basketball at more than one grade level, though female student-athletes are permitted to do so.The lawsuit was brou

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-10-19 13:00:00

London Elementary students learn about local careers

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT)-London Elementary School hosted several professionals from their area, hoping to inspire students' career paths.


Police: Woman caught shoplifting in Dollar General

BRODHEAD, Ky. (WYMT) -A woman is facing several charges after a shoplifting incident in Rockcastle County.Police in Brodhead said someone at the Dollar General called in the complaint Thursday.They found Angelia Cox with the stolen items. They did not say what those items were.Police also said she h

WYMT.COM - 2018-10-18 17:20:00

Madison County confirms reconstruction of I-75 and KY 627 - ABC 36 News

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – Madison County Judge Executive has announced that the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has finalized arrangements to bid the Exit 95 Interstate Exchange project in January 2019.At the invite of the Shiloh Pointe and Shiloh Crest Homeowner’s Association, the Transportation annou

WTVQ - 2018-10-18 18:39:23

Sheriff's office needs help identifying cemetery theft suspect

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) -The Laurel County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help in identifying a theft suspect.Deputies have a picture of someone stealing items from the Pine Creek Cemetery off Bridge Rock Road.Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call Sgt. Robbie Grimes at 606-


Two-headed copperhead snake on display at Frankfort wildlife center

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) -A two-headed copperhead snake found in eastern Kentucky is now on display for visitors in Frankfort.A Leslie County couple discovered the snake, and they donated it to the Salato Wildlife Education Center for educational purposes.“I may encounter a two-headed snake in the wild

WKYT 27 - 2018-10-18 12:42:00

$1 million dollar lottery ticket sold in Kentucky; Mega Millions jackpot increases

One lucky player, although, did match all the white ball winning numbers but not the Mega Ball to win the game’s second prize of $1 million.


Hunter found dead in Clay County

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) -A hunter is dead in Clay County.Clay County Sheriff Angela Johnson said a hunter was found dead in the Sandhill community.Sheriff Johnson said it is believed the man fell from a tree stand while hunting.She said the coroner was called to the scene and it is not clear how lon


Released from Knox County Detention Center

EDITOR PICKSUnion students asking for community’s helpOctober 4, 2018Happy 75th Birthday!September 25, 2018Welcome, Baby Townsley!September 25, 2018

MOUNTAINADVOCATE.COM - 2018-10-18 11:40:54

Jackson man arrested in Kentucky with missing girl in truck

LONDON, Kentucky (WSYM) - A Jackson man was arrested in Kentucky Monday after police found a missing girl inside of his semi truck.Robert Phillips is charged with the unlawful transaction of a minor and possession of marijuana.According to WKYT, Kentucky State Police say they were contacted by auth


5 arrested after vehicle seen weaving

A black vehicle that weaved across the centerline of Ky. 30 on Friday afternoon not only resulted in a traffic stop by Laurel Sheriff's officials, it landed five people in jail for drug possession and paraphernalia.The traffic stop was initiated around 12:28 p.m., two miles northeast of London, afte


Runaway, 14, tells Kentucky authorities Michigan truck driver gave her marijuana

LONDON, Ky. (WDKY) - A judge has set bond for a Michigan man who is behind bars in Kentucky after authorities found a teenage girl in his tractor-trailer.57-year-old Robert Phillips remains in the Laurel County Detention Center on a $25,000 cash bond. He is facing charges of unlawful transaction wit


Shortage in Clay Co. Sheriff Deputies - ABC 36 News

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) — State Police will now be working third shift in Clay County from midnight to eight 8 a.m. taking over the Clay County Sheriff’s Department’s patrols.State Police say this is starting after the department will lose two deputies in the weeks to come.- Advertisement -This will