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The 1861 Civil War battle at Camp Wildcat was one of the first US Civil War battles in the country.

Kentucky is synonymous with the name wildcat. In fact, many wild cats are in abundance and indigenous to Kentucky. The University of Kentucky adopted the name "Wildcats" in 1909, after a 6-2 football victory over Illinois, according to the University of Kentucky. At the beginning of U.S. Civil War (1861-1865), the Battle of Camp Wildcat occurred near London, Ky., in 1861.

Man Arrested Following Short Foot Chase With Officers

A Madison County man was arrested on Monday morning following a foot chase with Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputies. 35-year-old Jeffrey Wayne Farmer, of Berea, was pulled over around 10 miles north of London, near KY-909 at around 2:00 AM. He is said to have been in possession of suspected meth and heroin.

U.S. Sen. Paul, Booker cruise to victory in Kentucky primary races

(The Center Square) – As expected, Kentucky’s Republican incumbents in the U.S. House and Senate easily fended off their primary opponents in Tuesday’s primary election. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul received more than 315,000 votes, with 91.5 percent of the precincts reporting Tuesday night. He won more than 86% of the vote, and none of his five challengers topped 4%.

A church plant success story: ‘The Lord’s hand is all over Boo’

MANCHESTER, Ky. (KT) - Tucked into the community of Manchester in Clay County is Cross Mountain Fellowship, a Kentucky Baptist Convention assisted church plant led by Pastor John “Boo” Smith. Boo, as he is affectionately called, formerly pastored Gray Fork Baptist Church in Manchester. While he was pastoring,...

RCMS girls soccer claims first conference championship

After falling to Wayne County in the district championship, the Russell County Middle School Lady Laker soccer team got its revenge by defeating Wayne County 2-0 for the conference championship last night in London. The Lady Lakers celebrated with a parade after arriving back into town. The RCMS Lady Lakers...

The 2021 FNU President’s Annual Report: Return to Campus Highlights a Busy Year at Frontier

After nearly two years of being shut down by the pandemic, Frontier Nursing University’s (FNU) new Versailles, Ky. campus welcomed its first students last fall. Other than Commencement, which is the signature event every year, the resumption of student activities on campus was the highlight of 2021. Fittingly, the return to campus is featured prominently in the 2021 President’s Annual Report, which once again reviews the past year at Frontier through the lens of the 2021 strategic plan objectives. The efforts to achieve those strategic objectives resulted in many successes and lessons learned for the members of the Frontier community.

Madison County man arrested on drug charges after chase

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A man from Madison County was arrested Monday morning after leading Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies on a foot chase. According to Laurel County Deputies, 35-year-old Jeffrey Wayne Farmer of Berea was stopped just off of Interstate 75 near KY-909 10 miles north of London around 2:00 a.m. Monday morning. He was in possession of suspected meth and heroin.

Two Dead Following Three-Vehicle Collision

Kentucky State Police Officials in Harlan received a 911 call concerning a three-vehicle collision on US-25-E, in the Bimble Community of Knox county. The crash is said to have happened close to 12:00 AM on Sunday. Troopers found that 23-year-old Fredrick Cody Carnes, of Pineville, was operating a 2001 green...

Two People Killed In Knox County Crash

Kentucky State Police report troopers responded to a 911 call of a car crash involving three cars on US 25-E in the Bimble community Sunday. Troopers arrived to find one person dead as KSP reconstructionists began an investigation. Investigators say apparently 23-year-old Fredrick Cody Carnes of Pineville was driving a pickup and ended up traveling north in the south bound lanes. A head on collision happened with a car driven by a 16-year-old from Girdler. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene by the Knox County Coroner. Troopers say a passenger in the car, a 17-year-old girl, was flown out to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. The status of her injuries was unknown at last report. Troopers also discovered that a third car, driven by 41-year-old Steven Cox, was also traveling south and was struck by the other car, trying to avoid the crash. Cox did not receive any injuries from the crash. The crash remains under investigation by detective Jake Middleton. KSP does not suspect drugs or alcohol to be involved at this time.

Laurel County Police Arrest Man On Meth And Heroin Charges

Laurel County Sheriff John Root reports Deputies Justin Taylor and Landry Collett with the department’s Drug Interdiction Unit arrested a man for possession of meth and heroin. During an investigation off I-75 and KY 909 north of London deputies found 35-year-old Jeffrey Wayne Farmer of Berea in possession of suspected methamphetamine and suspected heroin. During the investigation Farmer took off running and following a short foot chase was taken into custody. Farmer was charged with public intoxication – controlled substances, fleeing or evading police, resisting arrest and possession. He was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Livingston Moves Back to District Softball Title Game

Last year, Livingston Central needed 10 innings to beat Crittenden County and advance to the district championship game. On Monday, they only needed half that as they rolled Trigg County 10-0 to get a return match with the Lady Rockets, who ousted top-seed Lyon County 20-2 in the other semifinal.