The following indictments were returned by the Grand Jury of the Carter Circuit Court on November 3, 2023. An indictment is not a determination of guilt or innocence. It is simply a charge that an offense has been committed and indicates that a case is pending on the charges listed. All defendants have the presumption of innocence until found guilty in a court of law.
Tragedy strikes Lawrence County: Teenager found dead in pond
LAWRENCE COUNTY, KY — (TNS) A teenager in Lawrence County, Ohio, was found dead at the bottom of a pond after a party got busted by local police. Shannon Chase Sizemore, 18, a student at Rock Hill High School, and about 24 other individuals gathered for a "party" Saturday night at the Strip Mines out State Route 650, Jeff Lawless, Lawrence County Sheriff said. He said a call was received Sunday around 1 a.m. informing police of a "large gathering" of underaged teenagers consuming alcohol.
LAWRENCE, MARTIN COUNTY ARRESTS FOR FEB. 18, 2024 — FEB. 24, 2024
Arrests for the week of February 18, 2024 through February 24, 2024 that were booked and detained at Big Sandy Regional Detention Center. Arrests were from Lawrence County, Johnson County, Martin County, and Magoffin County. Arrests for Lawrence Co. Robert A Woods. Date: 02/20/2024. Charges:. Criminal Trespass 1st degree. Jeffrey...
Olive Hill discusses water issues
The Olive Hill City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on February 20 to conduct city business, including hearing reports on current projects as well as plans for future projects. Ongoing water projects were discussed, including an inlet pump, a test of filter mechanisms, and testing water chemicals. Water levels are steadily improving and testing should be possible within two weeks, depending upon the schedules of the required inspectors and technicians.
Super Region Girls Pairings (Play-in Games)
15th Region Girls Super-Region Draw was held Tuesday morning with the 6 Teams that lost their 1st Rd. District Tournament Games. 3-seeds for Super Regional: East Ridge, Lawrence County, Paintsville and Phelps. 4-seeds for Super Regional: Betsy Layne and Magoffin County. Paintsville and East Ridge drew the Bye’s and will...
Paul Patton speaking at Lawrence County Library on March 30
Former Kentucky Governor and Lawrence County native, Paul Patton, will be speaking about his new book during the Lawrence County Kentucky Genealogical and Historical Society meeting at the Lawrence County Library on March 30, 2024 at 10 a.m. Lawrence County natives and descendants interested in history and genealogy will be meeting to hear Patton speak and recount details of his earliest history and his time as a two-term Kentucky governor.
Highschool Basketball | 26 February Elliott County Girls Game Notice
The Elliott County Girls Basketball team will have a Conference tournament game with East Carter(Grayson, KY) on 26 February, 2024, 7:45 PM. As of now, Lions has won 2 games and lost 7 games, and the winning rate is 0.222.
Johnson County, KY High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 27
Searching for how to watch high school basketball matchups in Johnson County, Kentucky today? We've got what you need. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Johnson County, Kentucky High School Boys Basketball Games Today. Johnson...
A Culinary Journey: Unveiling the 4 Must-Try Pizzas in Grayson
This article presents four exceptional pizzas found in Grayson. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we encourage you to share your thoughts in the comments section below:
ISP: Homicide suspect arrested after barricading himself in his vehicle at a gas station
Officials state no officers or members of the public were injured during the incident, and the name of the suspect will be released by the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office.
"Mountain Roosters" available now
A resident of Olive Hill debuted his latest project. Matthew Parsons released a book of poetry at Coffee Tree Books with an introduction from Silas House on Friday. Parsons’ book “Mountain Roosters” is a collection of poems that explore finding one’s identity growing up in Appalachia and the relationship between him and his roots.
Addiction Recovery Care clients find outlet in roasting their own coffee
LOUISA, Ky. (WSAZ) - Addiction Recovery Care based in Kentucky is adding a new opportunity for clients, and it’s not one you see every day. Clients at ARC are learning to roast their own coffee. “They’re learning a skill and a trade that’s not really offered in many, in...
Officials say Morehead’s new $38,000 artificial ice rink had a successful first season
Morehead’s new artificial ice-skating rink has officially closed for the 2023-2024 season. Officials said the rink was purchased by the city of Morehead in partnership with Rowan County Tourism through secure funding and sponsorships. Matt Hamilton is the Director of Parks and Recreation for the city of Morehead. He...
County officials talk changes to Rowan’s landfill
Officials said they hope changes will soon be made to Rowan County’s landfill. The dump has been in operation since the early 1980s under several different owners but is now owned and operated by Waste Management. Judge Executive Harry Clark said the county isn’t satisfied with the work being...
Kentucky college student donating kidney to a stranger on spring break
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A college student in Kentucky will donate her kidney to a stranger during spring break, WKYT reported Sunday. Danny Firch, a coal miner from Johnson County, who is well-known in his community, has been living with Type 1 diabetes for nearly his entire life. And he's...
MUPB officials give update on 2023 water service and ongoing projects
Morehead Utility Plant Board officials recently gave city council an update on their ongoing projects. MUPB General Manager Holly McGrath-Rosas said the utility had a good year in 2023 in terms of water treatment, with last year having been the second highest production year in history. She also mentioned the new water treatment plant currently under construction is progressing nicely, with around 60% of the work completed.
Women’s Golf Wraps Up Rivertowne Intercollegiate in 7th Place
RESULTS MOREHEAD, Ky. — Morehead State women’s golf wrapped up play at the Rivertowne Intercollegiate in Charleston, S.C. Tuesday, finishing in a tie for seventh place among the 15 teams. The event was played at Rivertowne Country Club. MSU had team totals of 291-302-303 — 896. MacKenzie Moore again led the way individually, carding a 14th place showing. She fashioned a three-round effort of 71-72-77-220. Olivia Hensley was next in the lineup, totaling 74-76-76–226 for 31st place. Tuva Marie Isebakke was 40th with a 73-79-76–228. Amelia Greenlee finished in 45th at 73-76-81–230. MacKenzie Neal rounded out the lineup in 48th…
KCU Appoints Dr. Leslie Hardin to Faculty of Keeran School of Bible and Ministry
Grayson, Ky– 2024 – Kentucky Christian University (KCU) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Leslie Hardin to the distinguished faculty of the Keeran School of Bible and Ministry. Dr. Hardin’s extensive experience and expertise will significantly enrich the academic and scholarly endeavors within the School, aligning seamlessly with KCU’s Strategic Path Forward.
Morehead's Mexican Cuisine: 4 Restaurants for an Authentic Experience
This article presents a guide to four Mexican restaurants located in Morehead. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below!
Hometown Hero | Granny Chicken Bok Bok
ELLIOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - Wilma Fraley of Olive Hill, Kentucky, got the nickname from her grandson -- Granny Chicken Bok Bok. Spending a few minutes with her, it’s not hard to figure out why. Her singing and dancing routines have become a big hit with children in the...