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Troopers: Somerset mayor cited for leaving the scene of accident involving juvenile
SOMERSET, Ky. (WKYT) -Kentucky State Police say Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler left the scene of an accident involving a juvenile riding a bicycle.Troopers say Girdler was driving on South Maple Street when his vehicle collided with the juvenile's bicycle.Investigators identified the Somerset mayor as
KSP cites Somerset mayor on hit-and-run
Eddie GirdlerSomerset Mayor Eddie Girdler has has been issued a citation for failing to Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Failure to Render Aid or Assistance after allegedly striking a juvenile on a bicycle.According to the Kentucky State Police, an investigation began after a Sunday evening acci
Kentucky Republican mayor charged with hitting a 15-year-old girl with his car — and fleeing the scene
Trooper Matthew Parmley told theHerald-Leaderthat Girdler was “hanging around” the scene of the accident after the fact, and the report noted that the mayor admitted to running the red light, but claims he was unaware of hitting anyone.
Fatal Crash Closes Highway 76 In Robertson County
WHITE HOUSE, Tenn. - A fatal crash has closed a portion of Highway 76 in Robertson County.The incident happened Tuesday afternoon in the area of Pleasant Grove Road and Union Road.Tennessee Highway Patrol officials confirmed that at least one person was killed in the two-car crash.HAPPENING NOW H
Man found dead on Lake Cumberland
BRONSTON, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) -Our sister stationWKYT reportsa man was identified after he was found dead in Lake Cumberland.The Pulaski County Coroner says Marion Jones, 55, of Nicholasville fell off a boat and hit his head.This happened Sunday afternoon.This story will be updated with more information
Mayor "had no idea" he struck bicyclist
"I chalked it up to a close call and went on," the mayor said. "If I had any inkling the young lady was injured, I certainly would've stopped to assist her. I had no idea."
Travis Harris and the West Coast Turnarounds takes the stage at final Third Thursday concert
Music lovers are in for a treat Thursday night, as they have an opportunity to enjoy a performance by Travis Harris and the West Coast Turnarounds.The popular country group will headline the final concert of the2018 Third Thursday series.The group performs a mix of their own music, as well as some w
Hicks gets a year on drug conviction
Felicia Dawn Hicks (aka Young), 31, of Monticello, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree Possession of a Controlled Substance (first offense, methamphetamine) through Pulaski County's Rocket Docket program, which expedites cases by waiving the grand jury process.
Victim identified in Lake Cumberland accident
BRONSTON, Ky. (WKYT) -Authorities are investigating after a possible drowning on Lake Cumberland in Pulaski County.It happened early Sunday afternoon in the Bronston community, according to Pulaski County Emergency Manager Stacy Holcomb.Holcomb says a man was found dead in the water, but it's unclea
County considers purchase of equipment to alleviate problem at detention center
Wayne County Fiscal Court will consider purchasing a Channel Master to be placed in the lift station at the detention center. The piece of equipment will help alleviate an ongoing problem that has occurred at the lift station for several years, according to Scott Upchurch, who is manager of the Mont
Boma says farewell to aldermen, replaces police cars
Outgoing Alderman Lana Sain hugs Manchester Mayor Lonnie Norman as he thanks for her for service on the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. The three outgoing aldermen were sent off during the Tuesday, Aug. 7 Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.By Casey Watts, Editor
1 Killed In Rutherford County Crash
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Rutherford Count on Halls Hill Pike.According to Rutherford County Fire and Rescue crews, the 7600 area of Halls Hill Pike near Kitrell Road was closed around 3 p.m. Monday.Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers investigated the ser
2018 36 Blitz: Pulaski County - ABC 36 News
SOMERSET, Ky (WTVQ) – Several months ago, it looked like the Pulaski County Maroons football squad would have a new head coach come football season.
KDE offers tasty advice for Somerset cooks
Thanks to the Kentucky Department of Education’s Division of School and Community Nutrition and the Institute of Child Nutrition, Somerset Independent’s cooks received a two-day training course at Meece Middle School in food preparation, scaling up recipes to feed hundreds and enhancing flavor for t
Somerset schools, SPD stressing safety as year begins
Going back to school can be stressful, but getting to and from the building can be dangerous if drivers aren’t paying attention. With the start of the Somerset Independent District set for Wednesday, school officials and the Somerset Police Department are getting the word out about student and drive
British car show coming to East Tennessee
TheHistoric Rugby, a restored Victorian Village, is set to host the event for the eighth year on August 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Farmer’s Market Show site of antique tractors
Smith Vanhook shows off the antique tractor he brought to the Somerset Farmers Market on Saturday. The Sycamore Flats Flywheelers gathered at the market, located next to Somerset Mall, to promote both the tractors and the market, which specializes in Pulaski-grown produce.Carla Slavey
Laurel County man one of two killed in head-on crash
The sheriff's office says Brandon Henry, 21, of Campbellsville, was driving the westbound car. He was transported to a local hospital where he died.
Man runs stop sign, ends up in jail on multiple charges
Failing to stop at a stop sign isn't a smart thing to do, especially in front of a policeman and if you have outstanding bench warrants.But that's exactly what happened last Thursday, and now that subject is lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.
Burnside takes first steps toward making sidewalk project a reality
The City of Burnside announced this week that the long-awaited sidewalk project along the city's Main Street, or South U.S. 27, is finally underway, with the first real steps being taken to make it a reality.