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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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Sandeep Dhaliwal​ killed: Houston mourns "senseless" death of Harris County Deputy

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Updated Sep 28, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

A suspect has been charged with what police call the "cold-blooded murder" of an officer in Houston.Authorities said the suspect shot Harris County Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal in the back of the head as he walked back to his patrol car during a routine traffic stop. ...

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Nelson County lieutenant arrested in theft case

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 5:27 PM EDT Sep 28, 2019

























A Nelson County sheriff's lieutenant was arrested Friday by police in Elizabethtown in connection with a shoplifting case, according to officials.Nelson County Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa said in a news release he was made aware Friday evening of the arrest of Lt. ...

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Bullitt County constructions denied natural gas access over pipeline

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 9:16 PM EDT Sep 24, 2019





























In a statement released Tuesday, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities said more than 60 new homes and businesses in Bullitt County won't have access to natural gas because of delays surrounding a controversial pipeline.Construction on the 12-inch-wide pipeline — which would start in eastern Bullitt County and end near Interstate 65 — could take six to nine months to complete, officials have said. ...

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Meade County, Kentucky deputy dies in line of duty, sheriff says

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 1:10 PM EDT Sep 22, 2019






Meade County Sheriff Phillip Wimpee announced on Facebook Sunday that one of his deputies died Saturday in the line of duty.Chris Hulsey, Wimpee wrote, "wore many hats in our town - Deputy, EMT and Firefighter. ...

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Real ID Kentucky county-by-county rollout halted before 2020 deadline

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 6:50 PM EDT Sep 18, 2019





























As a federal deadline looms for domestic air travelers to have Real IDs, Kentucky is abruptly halting its rollout of the identification.What's a Real ID? ...

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Jefferson County judge delays release of JCPS' PTA spending records

But the Kentucky PTA intervened, suing to stop JCPS from releasing balance sheets for the district's more than 100 associations.The Kentucky PTA, a private nonprofit organization, has argued the records contained proprietary information and are not subject to public records laws. ...

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Mississippi school bus crash: School bus driver killed, 8 students injured in crash off Mississippi highway in Benton County today

A Mississippi school bus driver died when his bus went off a highway Tuesday morning and rolled into a ditch, officials said.The bus went off Highway 72 and rolled over several times, Mississippi Highway Patrol Captain Johnny Poulos told CBS News. ...

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JCPS considers raising Jefferson County property tax

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 11:52 AM EDT Sep 3, 2019

























Jefferson County Public Schools is considering raising property taxes, with homeowners potentially seeing higher tax bills this October.If passed, Jefferson County homeowners would pay about $11 more a year for a house worth $100,000. ...

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Jefferson County marijuana possession policy: What to know

Here's what to know about the new marijuana possession policy:



What cases fall under the new policy?The county attorney cited statistics showing that African Americans are disproportionately arrested for marijuana possession compared to white people. ...

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Kentucky 2-year-old dies after man assaults her in McCreary County

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 10:27 AM EDT Aug 28, 2019






























A 2-year-old girl in Kentucky died Tuesday evening after police said a man assaulted her.Two days earlier, she was reportedly taken about 7:30 p. ...

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Kentucky county makes $400K deal with coal company tied to Jim Justice

(AP) — A Kentucky county has worked out a deal to settle delinquent property taxes owed by a company once controlled by West Virginia Gov.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Floyd County is to receive $400,000 under the deal. ...

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Nelson County, Kentucky man charged with child abuse on 2 month old

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 11:50 AM EDT Aug 18, 2019






The sheriff's office in Nelson County, Kentucky, announced on Facebook Friday that  it arrested a man in connection with a child abuse case.The child was treated at Norton's Hospital for near-fatal injuries, the sheriff's office said in its post. ...

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Jerri Kelly - Arkansas woman - held four black boots fundraising for high school football at gunpoint in Wynne County

Two of the four kids were wearing their football jerseys, according to the police report.She gestured to the boys' skin and then her own, and said, "It ain't about that," according to the police report. ...

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