(LONDON, KY.) – On Monday, May 13, 2013 at 8:35 a.m. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, Trooper Robert Massie and three (3) Laurel County Deputies responded to a residence on Tom Cat Trail in Laurel County after receiving a tip that a fugitive from another state was at the residence.
(Richmond, KY.) - On October 1, 1962, U.S. President John F. Kennedy signed into public law a joint resolution of the 87th Congress designating May 15 as Police Officer’s Memorial Day in honor of federal, state, and municipal peace officers who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty. Each year, the calendar week in which May 15 falls is called "Police Week." The 2013 National Peace Officer’s Memorial Week has been designated May 12-18, 2013.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 10, 2013) – The remains of 178 individuals will be re-interred at the Eastern State Hospital Cemetery on Tuesday, May 14 after a short ceremony beginning at 11 a.m.
Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy Larry Parrott is investigating a one vehicle serious injury traffic crash which occurred on Ky 472, at the intersection of Mcknight Road, 9 miles east of London,on Sunday afternoon (5-12-13 ) at approx. 1:42 P.M.
Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy Robbie Grimes along with Senior Sgt. Greg Poynter and Deputy Larry Parrott are investigating the attempted abduction of a 15 year old girl from her residence on Friday afternoon (5-10-13) at approx. 4 P.M. in southern Laurel County off American Greeting Card Road.
(Irvine, KY)—On Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 9:58 pm EDT Kentucky State Police and deputies from the Estill County Sheriff’s Department arrived at a residence on JR Furniture Road to serve arrest warrants on Timothy Snowden for Assault First Degree, Unlawful Imprisonment First Degree and Violation of KY EPO/DVO.
19 students to receive $1,500 awards
MT. VERNON – Operation UNITE formally unveiled its new “I Am UNITE” scholarship program Friday morning in Rockcastle County.
Left: Congressman Hal Rogers presents Samantha Smoker desktop award to commemorate her receiving a $1,500 "I Am UNITE" scholarship. Right: Congressman Hal Rogers congratulates Hannah Eaton on receiving a $1,500 "I Am UNITE" scholarship.
Students, parents, civic leaders, elected officials and business leaders packed the Rockcastle County High School gymnasium for the ceremony – one of many to be conducted in the next few weeks to award scholarships to 19 graduating seniors across southern and eastern Kentucky.
SOMERSET, KY - Tammie Wilson now leads the effort to clean up the environment and promote good stewardship across more than one-third of Kentucky counties.
The Board of Directors of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., selected Tammie Wilson to serve as the President/Chief Executive Officer of the nonprofit organization, which promotes environmental cleanup and education in 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky.
(LONDON, KY.) – Sunday, May 12th through Saturday May 18th has been designated as National Peace Officer's Memorial Week for 2013.
Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that a London man was found guilty of Manufacturing Methamphetamine in Laurel Circuit Court on Wednesday (5-8-13) following a jury trial.