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Leslie County, Kentucky, sheriff's deputy shot during traffic stop

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 2:43 PM EST Jan 11, 2020

































A deputy with the Leslie County Sheriff's Office in Eastern Kentucky underwent surgery after he was shot Saturday morning during a traffic stop, according to authorities.Saturday in the Middle Fork area of Leslie County, according to the sheriff's office. ...

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KSP needs help finding escaped Christian County inmate

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 4:56 PM EST Jan 11, 2020

























HOPKINSVILLE, Ky.According to a news release, police received a call Friday night from the Christian County Detention Center saying that 38-year-old Wayne Eldridge Weeks escaped from his work release assignment at the Senior Citizens Center in Hopkinsville. ...

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Kenton County passes Second Amendment sanctuary resolution

Cincinnati Enquirer



Published 7:09 PM EST Jan 9, 2020










































Kenton County passed a Second Amendment sanctuary resolution Thursday night, something many counties in Kentucky are beginning to do.The language in Kenton County's resolution is largely symbolic. ...

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Kenton County Judge Dawn Gentry temporarily suspended

– Kenton County Family Court Judge Dawn Gentry won’t be in court Monday, or the near future.The commission's attorneys, Bryan Beauman and Donald Morgan from Lexington, went over the accusations, which Gentry continued to deny. ...

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Kentucky launching hybrid youth detention center in Jefferson County

The Department of Juvenile Justice is launching a “hybrid” detention facility at its existing Audubon Campus on LaGrange Road on Jan.The Jefferson Regional Juvenile Detention Center will have 16 beds, and will share the campus with the day treatment program already on site. ...

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Graphic video: Vance County, North Carolina middle school officer is seen slamming student to ground, twice

Henderson, North Carolina — Surveillance video from a North Carolina middle school shows a school resource officer walking a student down a hallway then suddenly stopping, slamming him to the ground twice, then dragging him, reports CBS Raleigh affiliate WNCN-TV.It was recorded Thursday in Vance County Middle School. ...

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Kenton County judge could face impeachment

Cincinnati Enquirer



Published 10:40 AM EST Dec 10, 2019


























A Northern Kentucky judge could face impeachment in Frankfort - an extraordinarily rare occurrence.Adam Koenig of Kenton County, because waiting for the judge's disciplinary hearing would take too long. ...

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Kentucky Class 3A football state final: Belfry beats Bell County

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 10:00 PM EST Dec 6, 2019






Isaac Dixon carried 15 times for 228 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Belfry High School football team to a 30-20 victory over Bell County on Friday in the Class 3A state championship game at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky.A crowd of 8,275 saw Belfry complete an 11-3 season and win its fifth state title in seven years. ...

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Boyle County football bounces Central from Class 4A playoffs

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 11:03 PM EST Nov 29, 2019

























Will McDaniel carried 23 times for 176 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Boyle County High School football team to a 31-14 victory over visiting Central on Friday in a Class 4A state semifinal.After a scoreless first quarter, Central (8-6) got on the board first with Vernon Duncan’s 1-yard touchdown run that made it 6-0 on the first play of the second quarter. ...

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Bullitt County Public Schools to sue Juul, maker of e-cigarettes

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 5:20 PM EST Nov 27, 2019

































The Bullitt County Board of Education announced Wednesday it intends to file a lawsuit against Juul and other e-cigarette manufacturers, distributers and retailers.The resolution to pursue legal action against e-cigarette and vaping enablers passed unanimously and says more students than ever at Bullitt County Public Schools are vaping. ...

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Aniah Blanchard: Remains found believed to be stepdaughter of UFC star Walt Harris in Macon County, Alabama today

The remains were discovered near the New Hope Baptist Church in Macon County.A judge issued a gag order in the case, preventing authorities from discussing it. ...

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Kentucky high school football playoffs: Trinity beats Oldham County

West carried four times for 77 yards and scored two touchdowns (one rushing, one receiving).Trinity will travel to North Hardin (13-0) next week for a state semifinal. ...

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Kentucky State Police identify dead suspect in LaRue County case

Michael Murray is from Louisville, according to a statement from the Kentucky State Police Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.In July, police were called to the home to investigate reports of a shooting. ...

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Kentucky state cross country championships: Oldham County, Trinity win

Madison Central senior Conner O'Shea won the 299-runner boys individual title in 15 minutes, 50.6 seconds less than an hour after his younger sister, Madison Central freshman Ciara O'Shea, won the 287-runner girls individual title in 18:29. ...

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Jefferson County clerk may have replacement serve on Election Day

Sue Toole has served in Holsclaw's role since early September, records obtained through an open records request show.The elected county clerk, among other duties, serves as chair of the Board of Elections and "plays a key role in the conduct of elections," Holsclaw's website says. ...

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Oldham County football suffers loss to George Rogers Clark

The junior tallied 199 yards and all three of his scores in the second half to lead the rally.His final run was a 59-yard score, also from the outside, that made it 28-20, with 3:28 remaining. ...

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Kentucky high school football: Franklin County beats Central

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 10:24 PM EDT Oct 25, 2019






Franklin County Flyers beat Central 14-12 on Saturday night to extend its undefeated season.“It was a clean, hard-hitting, physical game, man,” Franklin County head coach Eddie James said. ...

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Matt Bevin clashes with protesters at event in Boyd County, Kentucky

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 2:40 PM EDT Oct 9, 2019





























As protesters chanted "Eastern Kentucky is not for sale," Gov.Matt Bevin on Saturday told teachers to set a better example for children in the crowd at a speaking event in Ashland. ...

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Kentucky man stole a septic truck in Laurel County

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 4:08 PM EDT Oct 5, 2019






A Kentucky was arrested Friday after he allegedly stole a septic truck, according to authorities.The truck was located Friday by a barn off of Ruben Ridge Road in East Bernstadt, which is about 30 miles north of Barbourville, according the sheriff's department. ...

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Noise investigated in Adair County

The Adair County Emergency Management agency said in a news release Thursday the county sheriff was notified Sept.24 of a noise coming from the Columbia Gulf Transmission Pipeline in the area of Knifley Road and Robinson Ridge Road. ...

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