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Doctor says Kentucky murder suspect not mentally capable of standing trial

“I’m very frustrated because there is no justice in this case for my sister.”. Those were the words that Lisa Green, sister of Robin Jones, told the Franklin Circuit Court on June 22 after a psychiatrist at the Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center (KCPC) in LaGrange who evaluated Clifton Sapp, the man charged with the murder of Jones, the ACCESS Soup Kitchen & Men’s Shelter kitchen manager, in November 2020, testified that he does not deem Sapp mentally competent to stand trial.
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Springs Park splash pad, pavilion opens in downtown La Grange

LA GRANGE, Ky. — La Grange celebrated the opening of Springs Park on Friday night. WLKY Chopper HD flew over the new park along Main Street. Springs Park has a splash pad and a pavilion that will house the La Grange Farmer's Market and other outdoor events. Friday night's...

Madison Regatta wraps up after final day of races on Ohio River

MADISON, Ind. (WDRB) -- Boats glided on the water as thousands celebrated an annual tradition in southern Indiana. The Madison Regatta wrapped up on Sunday after three days of hydroplane boat races on the Ohio River. Jimmy Shane, the hometown favorite, drove Miss HomeStreet for Miss Madison Racing. He won...

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Seymour police arrest shoplifter

SEYMOUR, Ind. – The Seymour Walmart Supercenter contacted the Seymour Police Department (SPD) on Thursday and requested assistance in identifying an individual that had supposedly taken some items from the location. SPD investigators watched video footage and recognized the suspect obtaining a set of keys and a security removal device from a drawer and unlocking a cabinet that contained Apple and Garmin brand products.

Two-year-old becomes youngest member of Mensa: ‘Hopefully it will lead to a scholarship’

A two-year-old girl has officially become the youngest member of high-IQ society Mensa.Isla McNabb, a two-year-old from Crestwood, Kentucky, recently joined the organisation after scoring in the 99th percentile of intelligence for her age, according to Spectrum News.Amanda McNabb, the child’s mother, told the outlet that the toddler’s intelligence first began to present itself through an “affinity for the alphabet”.“She has always had an affinity for the alphabet, so we got her all kinds of blocks and magnets - multiple copies of the alphabet - and I would notice that the cat would have the letter C next to...

Corey Peabody drives Lynx Healthcare to victory at Madison Showdown

MADISON, Ind. — Corey Peabody was the winner of today’s semi-feature event at the Madison Regatta, the first running of a match-race format introduced to the H1 Unlimited Racing Series this season. Peabody, 43, of Kent, Washington, drove Lynx Healthcare across the finish line in second place in the event’s final heat, but earned the victory when Jimmy Shane and Miss HomeStreet were disqualified for going too slow before the start.
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Mrs. Mary Ann (Gullion) Leap

Mrs. Mary Ann (Gullion) Leap, age 69, of Madison, Indiana, formerly of Switzerland County, Indiana, entered this life on May 15, 1953 in Bennington, Indiana. She was the loving daughter of the late, Verle and Mary Barbara (Chandler) Gullion. She was raised in Switzerland County and attended Pleasant Elementary School. Mary Ann graduated from the Switzerland County High School, class of 1971. Mary Ann was united in marriage to Mike Madison in 1972 in Vevay, Indiana. This happy union was blessed with a son James. She was later united in marriage on January 2, 1981 to Michael J. “Mike” Leap in Springfield, Tennessee. Mary Ann and Mike shared 18 years of marriage together until he passed away on January 21, 1999. Mary Ann was employed for Cole Bakes Insurance in Vevay, Indiana for several years. She later owned and operated McKay Lumber with her husband, Mike in Vevay, Indiana for several years. Mary Ann was later employed as a secretary for Waller’s Meter in Madison, Indiana. Mary Ann loved cats and enjoyed traveling, spending time with her friends and family and bowling, as well as, going to the beach with her best friends. Mary Ann passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at her residence in Madison, Indiana.

In Madison, five boats are ready for racing, but one hydro is done for the weekend

MADISON, Ind. — The fastest race boats in the world were running on the Ohio River in Madison, Indiana, today in preparation for this weekend’s Madison Regatta, the season’s second stop on the H1 Unlimited Racing Series. Six boats saw action, but the Miss Beacon Plumbing suffered damage in a test run that will eliminate it from the remainder of the event.