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Wayne man files suit against Pulaski Circuit Court
A Wayne County man arrested in Pulaski has filed a federal lawsuit against Pulaski County Circuit Court and the Pulaski County Detention Center claiming he is being held on an excessive bail amount and is being denied both medication and access to legal materials that he needs to defend himself.
Bybee named new police chief
Joe Bybee has been named the next Chief of Police for Monticello. Mayor-elect Tracie Sexton made the announcement last week, after interviews were conducted to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of long-time Police Chief Ralph Miniard.
Charges against Gregory waived to grand jury
The case against a Wayne County man arrested earlier this month on drug related charges has been waived to the grand jury. Joshua T. Gregory, 40, was in Wayne District Court on Monday,
Wayne Co. Board of Education met for monthly meeting
Several business items regarding the construction of the new Area. Technology and Career Center were approved during the Tuesday,. December 11 monthly meeting of the Wayne County Board of Education.
Kentucky Man Sentenced to Prison for Bank Robbery
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Kentucky man who robbed over $32,000 from a bank in Wayne County was sentenced to 63 months in prison, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Steve Ray Meeks, 62, of Louisa, Kentucky, previously pled guilty to bank robbery. U.S. Attorney Stuart commended the investigativ
Motion to dismiss filed in federal case of Lee's Ford vs. boat
A boat - or rather, the boat's owner and his attorney - has filed a motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit in which Lee's Ford Marina is seeking payment for alleged rental fees accumulated and not paid by the owner.
Courthouse closings for Christmas holiday
All offices in the Wayne County Courthouse will be closed December 24 and 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, December 26.
Pulaski clips Cardinals in overtime 83-78
The Wayne County Cardinals hosted 12th Region rival Pulaski County. last Tuesday night at the Rodney C. Woods Gymnasium, in a matchup of. two of the top teams in the region. Wayne County entered the contest.
Kentucky man sentenced for W.Va. bank robbery
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been sentenced to five years and three months in federal prison for robbing a West Virginia bank. Prosecutors say in a news release 62-year-old Steve Ray Meeks of Louisa, Kentucky, was sentenced in federal court in Huntington. Meeks previously admitted the
Early deadlines set for December 26 newspaper
The Wayne County Outlook will be closed Monday, December 24 and. Tuesday, December 25 for Christmas. Early deadlines will be observed. for the December 26 edition of the newspaper.
Court Hearing for former Miss Kentucky has been moved to next month
A court hearing in West Virginia for Former Miss Kentucky Ramsey Bearse has been moved to next month. Clerks at Kanawha County Magistrate Court say Bearse’s is scheduled to appear in court on January 29, 2019.
Lady Cards top West Jessamine 45-29 to improve to 3-3 on the season
The Wayne County Lady Cardinals hosted West Jessamine last Saturday. afternoon at the Rodney C. Woods Gymnasium in a matchup of 12th. Region teams looking to take the next step this season, after both.
Eighteen Shopville Elementary students gifted bikes for Christmasgifted bikes for Christmas
Christmas came early for 18 Shopville Elementary students when a few of Santa's honorary elves stopped by the school Monday morning to deliver brand new bicycles to the lucky kids.
Somerset downs Perry Co. to start win streak
After starting the season on a losing streak, the Somerset High School girls basketball team has righted the ship and now find themselves on a winning streak. On Monday night at the Briar Patch, the Lady Jumpers downed Perry County Central 55-38, to start a two-game win streak.
Budgets for sheriff's office, county clerk were approved
Projected budgets for the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and the. County Clerk's office for the next year have been approved by fiscal. Magistrates met on Tuesday, December 11 and heard budget figures, as.
5 Small-town Holiday Vacation Spots in Kentucky
Embrace the holiday spirit in the beautiful state of Kentucky. It’s a great time of year to spend those un-used vacation days. Plan a quick winter weekend getaway before the end of 2018. Discover one (or all) of these five charming Kentucky small-towns!
UPDATE: One dead, one charged in crash
A Cumberland County man has been charged in the traffic that killed a local woman and critically injured her husband in a head-on crash on Peavine Rd. Saturday. The Tennessee Highway Patrol identified the victim as Bessie L. Huxoll, 85, whose address was listed by the state as Crossville. Her husban
Pulaski County knocks off Wayne County, 83-78, in overtime
MONTICELLO - After trailing 22-11 after the first period, the Pulaski County High School boys basketball team came back to pull off the dramatic 83-78 overtime win over Wayne County High School.
Ogle recently welcomed to SCV
At the November meeting of Myers-Zollicoffer Camp 1990, Harlan Ogle of Monticello, KY, was welcomed into the bonds of fraternal brotherhood by Commander Michael Boles and Chaplain Bobby Smith. Harlan was elected a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans upon the service record of his great-grandf
Upchurch reappointed Chairman of House Transportation Committee
State Representative Ken Upchurch, of Monticello, has been chosen. by House Leadership to chair the Transportation Committee for his. upcoming term in the Kentucky General Assembly.