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Crews come together to rescue cow from sinkhole
STANFORD, Ky. (WDKY) — Firefighters and rescue personnel from multiple agencies worked together Saturday to rescue a cow that fell into a sinkhole. The cow was discovered nearly 20-feet below ground in a sinkhole located off of Moore's Lane in Lincoln County.
Lincoln County Property transfers recorded
Property transfers recently recorded in the office of Lincoln County Clerk George O. “Sonny” Spoonamore IV. Linda Cochran Rhinehart to Robert Elliott, 1.40 acres on Middleburg Road (KY 518), $75,000.
Deputies arrest man for trafficking heroin
• • • LaRue County deputies arrested Adam Pursifull, 34, Lexington, on a Madison County warrant Aug. 17 that charges him with first-degree sodomy. According to the warrant, between Aug. 8 and Aug. 12, while in Madison County, Pursifull inserted an object into someone else looking for drugs.
Kentucky needs stronger funding for roads
You won’t find elected officials publicly supporting the idea of higher taxes very often. But in the case of Kentucky’s gas tax, the Boyle County Fiscal Court is doing just that. And we think that’s the right position to take.
George T. Reid, Jr., 89
George T. Reid, Jr., 89, of Stanford, passed away Monday, November 26, 2018 at Stanford Care & Rehabilitation. George was born January 19, 1929, in Lincoln County to the late Virginia Owsley Reid and George Thomas Reid, Sr. He was a graduate of Lincoln High School. George retired from E. W. Brown Po
Memories put to words: Local authors recall their pasts in new book
Paul Stansbury says the idea behind offering a recent writing workshop was simple: Write about a life experience — a memory worth remembering. So in October and November, the group met, shared stories from their past and worked on putting together a book highlighting their work.
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Pirates top Barbourville
The last time the Lady Pirates were on their home court, they were handed their first loss of the season by Danville. In the second quarter of that game, the Lady Admirals exploded on a 14-0 run to pull away from Berea.
Burnside fugitive located in Eubank storage unit
A Burnside man reportedly on the run for several months was arrested Thursday after hiding out in a Eubank storage unit. John Thomas Hargis Jr., 36, of Blue John Road, is facing charges of first-degree Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (2nd offense, meth), two counts of Convicted Felon in Posses
Register so you can vote in 2019 primary
I want to thank all who voted on Nov. 6 and to encourage anyone who is not yet registered to do so BEFORE NEXT APRIL 22. The deadline for those CHANGING THEIR PARTY AND wishing to vote in next year’s May Primary is Dec. 31.
Richmond restaurant employee diagnosed with hepatitis A
RICHMOND, Ky. (WDKY) - The Madison County Health Department is reporting a case of hepatitis A in a food handler. The person worked at the Sonny's BBQ on Center Drive in Richmond while sick from November 18 through December 1.
Danville residents honor lost loved ones in annual vigil
DANVILLE, Ky. (WDKY) — The Danville chapter of the Compassionate Friends organization hosted its annual Worldwide Candle Lighting vigil on Sunday to help parents, siblings, and grandparents dealing with the loss of a loved one.
Health department investigating Hep A case in a food handler
The Madison County Health Department is investigating a single case of hepatitis A in a food handler who worked while infectious at the Sonny’s BBQ on Center Drive in Richmond between Nov. 18-Dec. 1, according to a health department press release.
Seton Hall stuns ninth-ranked Kentucky 84-83 in overtime at MSG
Myles Cale hit a 3-pointer with eight seconds remaining to send Seton Hall to an 84-83 victory over ninth-ranked Kentucky Saturday at Madison Square Garden. The Pirates (6-3) led 70-67 with two seconds remaining in regulation but Kentucky’s Keldon Johnson sank a half-court heave at the buzzer to sen
Boyle officials support push for higher gas tax
The Boyle County Fiscal Court recently approved a resolution urging the Kentucky General Assembly to “act as soon as possible to address all of Kentucky’s transportation funding needs to avoid further erosion of the transportation network.”
Top House Dems raise prospect of impeachment, jail for Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Democrats on Sunday raised the prospect of impeachment or almost-certain prison time for President Donald Trump if it's proved that he directed illegal hush-money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia investigation and other scan
North Laurel finds way to win in Kentucky National Guard Heroes Classic over Sayre
RICHMOND--The North Laurel Jaguars came back home Saturday with a win from the Kentucky National Guard Heroes Classic at Model. North Laurel won over the Sayre Spartans 49-45. "I thought our kids were playing really hard, and it was a good win," coach Brad Sizemore said. "To play Leslie County on th
GIRLS’ PREP HOOPS: E’town knocks off Mercer
HARRODSBURG – Wins are not always pretty and this was one of them for Elizabethtown. “I told them, ‘I’m just as proud of that win, if not moreso, than Thursday night because this is a tough environment,” Lady Panthers coach Donnie Swiney said. “We didn’t get a break and I thought we had to fight thr
David Meade elected Speaker Pro-Tempore by house republicans
FRANKFORT — Representative David Meade of Stanford has been elected by his colleagues in the majority party to serve as Speaker Pro Tempore of the Kentucky House of Representatives.
Traffic stop leads to drug charges for three individuals
An early morning traffic stop on Monday morning led to felony drug possession charges for three individuals, according to the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office. Keith Hoskins, 42, of London; Robert D. Martin, 51, of Eubank; and Melinda B. Hoppin, 36, of London, were all charged with two counts of firs
Breaking down the first-year Power Five coaches in 2018
Scott Frost wasn’t the only coach working for a turnaround in his first year. Many of the same words that became common around the new Nebraska leader — culture, right direction, process, etc. — were also hashed and rehashed at other programs. The Huskers were among 13 Power Five teams and 21 FBS sc