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Williamsburg woman killed in Interstate 75 pile-up
Traffic was backed up from an earlier crash at mile marker 42, in which a black Toyota pickup truck lost control on the wet roadway, striking the metal guardrail and traveling for a short distance before coming to rest across the left lane of traffic and protruding into the right hand lane. That acc
Gray motorcycle crash kills London man – The News Journal
The preliminary investigation revealed that Robert Eads, 37, was riding a blue Kawasaki motorcycle east on Ky. 1232 when he crossed the centerline into the westbound lane and struck a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck head on, KSP Trooper Shane Jacobs said in a release.
Victim in Laurel County pile-up on I-75 identified
LONDON, Ky. (WDKY) - The Laurel County coroner confirmed the woman who died in Monday night's crash was Jennine Petrey, from Williamsburg.
Four arrested on numerous drug charges
A traffic stop on Friday ended up with four individuals being arrested on drug charges.At approximately 9:38 p.m., Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Allen Turner observed a green Jeep Grand Cherokee that failed to signal a turn off the Hal Rogers Parkway near North Laurel High School. Turner attempted to pull
Police: Manager at McDonald's dealt drugs in front of officers
Officials say the two officers were at the second window at McDonald's when Fields, the manager, walked out the door in front of them and handed what appeared to them to be a pill to Chadwell, who was on a bicycle.
Kentucky vs. Mississippi State: Everything to know
The Bulldogs are probably going to be the second-best team Kentucky faces this year, as they sport a wealth of offensive firepower and plenty of NFL talent on defense. They’re led by dual-threat passerNick Fitzgerald, who’s easily one of the best mobile quarterbacks in college football.
Courtney Taylor case remains on track for trial this year
Courtney Taylor, 42, appeared in Whitley County Circuit Court for a pretrial conference Tuesday, where the court was updated on the status of some potentially vital pieces of evidence that had previously not been available. Cell phone records and computer data from devices belonging to Taylor and he
Jail officials: Pulaski County inmate escapes work detail, steals city vehicle
PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) -An inmate escaped from work detail in Pulaski County Tuesday afternoon, jail officials say.
Master Commissioner Sales 9-19-18 – The News Journal
Earnel Rice and Patricia Rice, a married couple; and Epp Obsorne, Plaintiffs, VS. Michael Wayne Tompkins; Unknown Spouse of Michael Wayne Tompkins; and Whitley County, Kentucky, Defendants.
'hillbilly' explores stereotype of Appalachia
Ashley York, along with Sally Rubin, created the film “hillbilly” that debuted this past May at the Nashville Film Festival, and was most recently shown at Union College to a packed Rector Theater.
Vols Offer Dynamic Running Back from Kentucky | Rocky Top Insider
The Vols currently don’t have any running backs committed in the 2020 signing class (or in their 2019 class), but they have offered a handful of prospects at that position. And they just extended an offer Tuesday to an under-the-radar back from Kentucky.Landen Bartleson is a three-star running back
KSP: Fatal crash in Laurel Co. shuts down I-75 - ABC 36 News
LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky State Police say I-75 is shut down at exit 41 due to a fatal crash.They say they are currently trying to re-route traffic.
Kentucky has the fifth best Strength of Record | Kentucky Sports Radio
The Cats rank fifth overall in that category, behind only LSU, Clemson, Notre Dame and Duke, and ahead of Alabama, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State.
London man sentenced to a little more than 10 years for attempt at hitting trooper
William Barnhill, 32, appeared in Whitley County Circuit Court for formal sentencing Monday concerning multiple charges, including two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, which he had previously entered a guilty plea to as part of an agreement with prosecutors. Before Judge Paul Winchester c
Williamsburg comes close, just falls 19-13 to Paintsville
"I felt like we played really well defensively tonight, offensively we didn't play as well. We will get back to work and fix our mistakes and get better," coach Jerry Herron said.
Livingston woman arrested for assaulting deputy
What should have been a normal arrest was anything but for deputies when they arrived at aLiberty Avenueresidence. After gaining permission from the homeowner to enter the residence to arrest Amanda Peters, 26, they were met with resistance as Peters locked herself in the bathroom, according to a ci
Whitley County man accused of leaving stolen cars on another man's property
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) -A Whitley County man was arrested Friday, facing charges in connection with a case of stolen cars.
Two arrested for 28 1/2 ounces of crystal meth
The illegal drug trade took a serious hit early Saturday morning when two people were arrested with over a pound and a half of crystal methamphetamine.The arrests of Tammy M. Vest, 42, of Mink Run Road in Frankfort and James Woods, 55, of American Greeting Card Road in Corbin came as the culmination
Yellowstone® Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon 2018 Launches this Month
Limestone Branch Distillery introduces the 2018 variety of Yellowstone® Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon, the third and final barrel finishing experiment by Limestone Branch Distillery, set to hit the market in October. This year’s final limited edition combines hand-selected, Kentucky Stra
Kentucky ranked No. 1 in Blue Ribbon CBB Preseason Top 25 | Kentucky Sports Radio
The Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook released its 38th edition of its Preseason Top 25 on Tuesday and your University of Kentucky Wildcats landed the top overall spot in the poll. Trailing the Wildcats in the college basketball bible’s 2018 rankings, you’ll find Kansas (on UK’s schedule), Gon