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Murder suspect pleads guilty to all 13 counts
The suspect in a 2017 quadruple murder pleaded guilty to all 13 charges and accompanying specifications against him on the first day of his trial. Arron Lawson, 24, of Pedro, made the guilty plea Thursday in front of a three-judge panel in the courtroom of Lawrence County Common Pleas Judge Andy Bal
NKY school district closed due to widespread illness
AUGUSTA, KY. (FOX19) - Augusta Independent Schools will be shutdown for a second day due to low attendance caused by sick students. The superintendent said students are reporting symptoms of the flu, strep throat and stomach virus.
Kentucky woman arrested after allegedly faking cancer diagnosis, raising $10G in donations: report
A woman in Northern Kentucky is facing felony charges after she allegedly faked a cancer diagnosis and ultimately swindled thousands of dollars from coworkers and other sympathizers in donations.
Many Kentucky houseboat owners aren’t paying their taxes. This would make them.
Many people who own houseboats on Kentucky lakes are shirking local and state property taxes, but a bill pending before state lawmakers would change that, according to supporters of the measure.
East End PD to open next month
Work is progressing on Maysville’s Police substation along Forest Avenue. It was originally built as a bank. - A police station located in Maysville’s East End is expected to open in March, officials said Wednesday.
Carpenter's legacy gift to MSU supports theatre students
As a theatre major, Nelson Maurice Carpenter (54) did not know what life had in store for him after leaving Morehead State University, then known as Morehead State College. He did know one thing for certain, which was that he loved theatre.
Police: Kentucky principal charged after failure to report sex abuse
A Kentucky high school principal is facing charges after police say he didn’t report a student’s allegations of sex abuse to police. The McCracken County Sheriff announced the charges Wednesday, saying deputies investigated only after the student complained directly to his office.
Kentucky lawmakers advance bill to require national motto in schools
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Four words caused a spirited discussion Wednesday as Kentucky lawmakers started advancing a bill to require public schools to display the national motto, "In God We Trust."
Multiple west Kentucky counties declare states of emergency
Kentucky Emergency Management Area 1 Manager Jeremy Blansett says multiple west Kentucky counties have declared states of emergency in anticipation of flooding from rain in the forecast.
Lady Royals claim 5th straight district title
With their offense struggling, Mason County turned to their defense once again as they were able to claim their fifth straight 39th District title. The Lady Royals forced St. Patrick into 18 first half turnovers and ended up running away from the Lady Saints with a 59-29 victory.
Plans for new ATC awaiting approval
Renovation plans for the new Mason County Area Technology Center, or Career Magnet School as it will soon be called, are complete and awaiting approval. The school will be located in the former Honda Heritage building on Tucker Drive in Maysville.
Henry talks service at Maysville Rotary
Former Miss America Heather French Henry discussed the importance of providing service to others during the Maysville Rotary Club meeting meeting Tuesday. Henry formerly served as commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs. She is currently running for the office of Kentucky secret
Kentucky River continues to rise despite break from the rain
ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - The Kentucky River is still rising, despite a break from the rain Thursday. Sister station WKYT reports the river is now more than 24 feet, rising about eight feet in the last two days. And it's probably not done yet.
Murder charge after man found dead in his Kentucky home
WADDY, Ky. (WDKY) - A man is charged with murder following a homicide in Shelby County. Kentucky State Police were called to a home on Bardstown Trail in Waddy around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday for a reported shooting.
Kentucky Senate unanimously passes that would ban bestiality
The Kentucky State Senate has unanimously passed Senate Bill 67. The legislation would ban bestiality in Kentucky, which is one of the last five states where it remains legal. If the measure becomes law, it will start to turn around policy in the state.
‘Top Chef’ Kentucky’s Graham Elliot is in town and you’ll never guess where he ate.
If you see someone wandering around Lexington Thursday wearing white glasses and think, ‘was that chef Graham Elliot?’ the answer is probably yes. Elliot, who is a judge on “Top Chef” Kentucky, is in town for a private viewing party for the last episode filmed in Kentucky.
EDC; alcohol sales discussed in Augusta
AUGUSTA — City officials are considering adding an entertainment destination center and expanding Sunday alcohol sales. Augusta City Council Member Todd Kelsch said he and Augusta West Magistrate Craig Miller recently met with Maysville City Manager Matt Wallingford in order to find out more informa
Republican Candidate at Center of Fraud Inquiry Calls for New Congressional Election in North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. — Mark Harris, the Republican candidate for Congress in North Carolina whose campaign funded an illegal voter-turnout operation, on Thursday called for a new election.
Fleming man indicted for sexual abuse
FLEMINGSBURG — A Wallingford man was recently indicted by a Fleming County grand jury for alleged sexual contact with a minor. Jonathan Wade Gulley was charged with three counts of first-degree sexual abuse. According to the indictment, Gulley allegedly subjected a 13-year-old to sexual contact with
Health departments offering Hep A vaccinated certificates
With an outbreak of hepatitis A in Kentucky, some local health departments are providing certificates to businesses who have 100 percent of employees vaccinated. According to nkyhealth.org, more than 2,800 cases have been reported in Kentucky since November 2017, when the Department for Public Healt