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Road closed after wreck causes downed utility poles in downtown Morehead
MOREHEAD, Ky. (WKYT) -A wreck in Morehead has caused a state highway to close.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says all lanes of Ky. 32 in downtown Morehead are closed because of the collision.Motorists are being detoured to Old Flemingsburg Road to and from downtown Morehead.The wreck happened n
Eastern Kentucky music festival honors mountain music
The musical range includes folk, old-time, western, western swing and early country. The festival runs from Sept. 5 to 8.
$1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Kelly Dummitt - Portsmouth Daily Times
A reward for information leading to the extradition/arrest of 20 year old Kelly Faye Dummitt, formally of Portsmouth, has been posted three weeks after absconding her probation.
Blazer grad lands on the farm
Kaden Martin harvests corn at the Morehead State University farm on Monday August 6, 2018 in Morehead, Ky. Photo by Julianna Leach/ FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENTJohn Flavell
Rush man pleads guilty to reckless homicide in deadly crash
Gilbert Carr, 29, of Rush accepted an offer from the Commonwealth and pleaded guilty to reckless homicide and first degree wanton endangerment.
Another water main break reported in Ashland
ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) –Crews are dealing with another water main break in Ashland, the city says.
Rowan Co. barn completely destroyed in Friday morning fire
MOREHEAD, Ky. (WKYT) –A barn with an upstairs apartment is a total loss after a Friday morning fire in Rowan County.Firefighters say they were called to the scene on Bluebank Road at about 6:3o a.m. By the time they arrived, firefighters say the second floor of the structure was already burning.A po
Seniors push back on center move
Pruitt was here at the podium, on this particular morning at the old Boyd County Courthouse, to put words to a strongly held conviction. But he wasn’t just speaking on his own behalf. He was speaking on behalf of a lot of seniors in the Catlettsburg area who are vehemently opposed to moving the Boyd
$3.5 million Central Kentucky home engulfed in flames
A 16,000 square-foot home in Prospect is a total loss after it engulfed in flames Monday afternoon, according to media reports.
Three more defendants in heroin ring bust plead guilty
The Herald-DispatchHUNTINGTON – Three men indicted for their roles in a major, multi-state heroin and fentanyl distribution network pleaded guilty Monday to a federal drug conspiracy charge, according to U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart.The federal indictment also charged nine other individuals involved in
Day 10 — Emerson Power Transmission announces reductions | Ledger Independent – Maysville Online
Working to confirm the reports, The Ledger Independent placed calls to Emerson Electric’s facility in Florence, and then to the Emerson world headquarters in St. Louis.
Nicole Kidman donates $100k to Australia's struggling farmers
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban have donated $100,000 to help struggling farmers in Australia.The 51-year-old actress - who grew up in Sydney, New South Wales - and her husband have begged their fans to dig deep and donate as much as possible to Nine's Fighting For Our Farmers Drought Relief Appeal, w
Kentucky High School Football: East Carter outruns Magoffin in Week 1
The Raiders starts the season with a mark in the win column, beating the Hornets, 47-12.
Braidy Industries names suppliers to Kentucky complex - Recycling Today
Kentucky-based aluminum producerBraidy Industries Inc.has selected Omaha, Nebraska-basedKiewit Corp.as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for Braidy Atlas, its greenfield aluminum mill being built near Ashland, Kentucky. Germany-basedSMS Groupand Austria-basedEbner Indust
Teen killed, two sent to hospital after Fleming Co. collision
The driver of the pickup truck was uninjured, though a passenger in the truck was airlifted to University of Kentucky Hospital, along with the driver of the Altima. No word on their conditions. An 18-year-old passenger in the Altima, Raymond H. Jones, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Fentanyl, heroin and marijuana seized in bust
When detectives with the F.A.D.E task force, Carter County Sheriff's Office and the Olive Hill Police Department executed a search warrant last Wednesday, they seized enough fentanyl to kill every man, woman and child in Carter County with drugs left over."It was 65 grams of fentanyl," Sheriff Jeff
Carter man arrested after police chase in Boyd
Chase Tackett, 21, was on a motorcycle eastbound on U.S. 60, allegedly traveling at 73 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone and ran a red light, a deputy alleged in a uniform citation.
'Portsmouth Plant' campaign sets a Guinness World Record
This effort is called Plant Portsmouth and the goal is to make the city better and safer by replacing street headlights, cleaning, painting, and placing plants all around the city.
Plant Portsmouth is in the book - Portsmouth Daily Times
With a representative from Guinness Book of World Records on site to officiate, the record for most people plants potted simultaneously was broken with 1,405 participants, knocking out the previous record of 500. The attempt was just one part of the Plant Portsmouth event, organized by The Friends o
Greenup means go: Lewis finds no answer for Musketeers' offense
“Just backing him up,” the Greenup County junior running back said of the Musketeers’ stud senior, Dalton Halstead, “and when he gets tired, I’ll go in and I’ll do work.”