Sheriff’s Office Arrests Adair County Man On Multiple Charges Stemming From Disturbance
On Thursday, February 29th, 2024, Adair County Sheriff Josh Brockman responded to a disturbance around the 1800 block of Campbellsville Road. While en route to the call it was found that the male at the residence, Derek Otterson, 34, of Columbia, had two active warrants for his arrest out of Adair District Court.
Kentucky State Police Post 15 To Conduct Traffic Safety Checkpoints
COLUMBIA, Ky. (March 1, 2024) – Kentucky State Police Post 15 will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 15 area, which includes Green, Taylor, Marion, Washington, Russell, Casey, Adair, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton, and Cumberland counties. These checkpoints will be conducted as part of Post 15’s highway...
Two People Arrested in Adair County on Meth Charges
Two people were arrested Wednesday in Adair County on Meth Charges. Timothy Loy, 57, of Columbia was arrested by KSP on Wednesday evening. Loy was charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense (greater than 2 grams of Meth). Sarah Ervin, 30, of Columbia was arrested by...
Metcalfe County mother spreads awareness about SHINE Syndrome
EDMONTON, Ky. (WBKO) - Feb. 29 marks a rare occasion on our calendars, a date that appears once every four years. It is fitting that it is celebrated this year as Rare Disease Day. Worldwide, over 300 million people are living with rare diseases. One such person is Charlie Hawkins,...
Wet/Dry issue resurfacing in Clinton County
The issue of alcohol sales in neighboring Clinton County is resurfacing. According to a report in the Clinton County News, a notice to circulate a wet/dry petition was filed in the Clinton County Clerk’s office last month. The petition would need a minimum of 631 signatures to be placed...
Mrs. Brenda (Cary) Neal
Mrs. Brenda (Cary) Neal, of Burkesville, passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at the Cumberland Valley Manor in Burkesville, Kentucky, having attained the age of 75 years, 3 months and 18 days. She was born in Glasgow, Kentucky on Tuesday, November 9, 1948, the daughter of Carson Carry & Inell (Traylor) Gilstrap. She was of the Christian faith, and a member of the Pleasant Hill Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Sarah Hope Guffey.
Mrs. Patty Nell (Lawson) Elliott
Mrs. Patty Nell (Lawson) Elliott, of Burkesville, passed away Monday, February 26, 2024 at the Cumberland Valley Manor in Burkesville, Kentucky, having attained the age of 89 years, 8 months and 22 days. She was born in Bakerton, Kentucky on Monday, June 4, 1934, the daughter of Audrey Lawson. She was of the Christian faith, a member of the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and worked as a teacher for Cumberland County Board of Education for many years. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Keith Elliott, daughters, Akra Wilburn, Audrey Elliott Tooley, and Donna Elliott.
State awards $15M for site development, job growth in 13 counties
More than $15 million in state funding was approved today to support job growth and economic development across 13 counties. The latest round of funding was approved today through the Kentucky Product Development Initiative (KPDI) and including local matching funds more than $35 million is being invested across the commonwealth.
Barren-Metcalfe Emergency Communications center celebrates 30 years
SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY – It’s a milestone celebration for 911 dispatchers in Barren and Metcalfe counties. Thirty years ago, the Barren-Metcalfe Emergency Communications Center took their first emergency call in 1994 for a cow in the road. Current and former dispatchers say over the last 30 years, the...
Russell County Man Taken into Custody on Theft Charges
Shane Bottom, 51, of Russell Springs, KY was arrested by RCSO Deputy Nathan Bradshaw on Thursday afternoon, February 29, 2024 for Theft of Property Mislaid or Delivered by Mistake and Tampering with Physical Evidence. He was lodged in the Russell County Detention Center.
Kentucky Authorities Looking For Escaped Inmate
Kentucky authorities are looking for an inmate who escaped on Monday. 43-year-old James Jackson of Albany Kentucky reportedly walked away from the Bluegrass Career and Development Center. He was noticed missing just before noon. He was serving a sentence for trafficking in meth, and possession of a gun by a...
1991 John Doe ID'ed as Kentucky man
FORT PAYNE — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, in collaboration with various. law enforcement agencies and forensic experts, is pleased to announce the successful. identification of a previously unidentified individual, commonly known as John Doe,. whose skeletal remains were discovered in a wooded area near the intersection of.
Russell Springs Man Arrested Following Traffic Stop
Luiz Morena, 33, of Russell Springs was taken into custody by RSPD Officer Miniard early this morning. Morena was charged with Speeding 15 mph over the limit, No Registration Receipt, No Registration Plates and No Operators-Moped License. He was lodged in the Russell County Detention Center.
Nine indicted by grand jury
Nine individuals were indicted by a Russell County grand jury yesterday. Those indicted included the following individuals:. Troy Doss, age 49 of Jamestown, charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, tampering with physical evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia, no insurance and being a persistent felony offender. Larry Padgett, age 49 of Russell...
Russell Springs, March 01 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Metcalfe County High School basketball team will have a game with Cumberland County High School on March 01, 2024, 19:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Bridge company provides update on work between Russell, Clinton counties
Haydon Bridge Company, a subcontractor working on the US 127 project between Russell County and Clinton County, recently released an update on work on the project. The company said the substructure for the Rock Lick Creek Bridge is progressing quickly and they will soon be preparing to set the beams for this bridge.
Fiscal court to hold special-called meeting this morning
The Russell County Fiscal Court will meet in special session this morning. The court will meet at 10 a.m. to discuss two items: opening bids for the Logan Antle Bridge and appointing a budget committee. The court will meet in the courtroom of the Russell County Courthouse. We’ll have more...
The coldest February in Metcalfe County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Charlie Brown and the Peanuts enchanted the audience
The premiere of ACHS Choir and Theater group's "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" on Thursday night was a real success. Take the chance to see it too on Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2, at 7 p.m., and on Sunday, March 3, at 2 p.m. at Lindsey Wilson College.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Puppies Today in Gradyville, KY
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around gradyville..