Laurel County, KYSentinel-Echo

Grand jury indicts 34 on drug-related charges

Despite all efforts of police, illicit drugs coming into the county remains a daily challenge. But 34 persons involved in the use and distribution of those illegal substances are now facing legal charges for their actions, having been indicted by a Laurel grand jury on Friday. Those indicted were:. •...
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Junction City, KYAdvocate Messenger

Fire destroys home in Junction City

This story was updated at 3:53 p.m. Wednesday, June 23. A structure fire was reported at a house at 431 Yates Road in Junction City at around 11:45 a.m. Wednesday. The Boyle County Fire Department responded. No injuries were reported. Assistant Fire Chief Tony Broyles said there was a “total...
Floyd County,

Bonnie (Lawson) Moore

Bonnie L. Moore, age 78, of Richmond, KY, formerly of Floyd County, wife of Lloyd Moore, passed away Saturday. June 19, 2021 at Madison Health and Rehabilitation, Richmond, KY. She was born August 8, 1942 in Garrett, KY a daughter of the late Tom and Ada Moore Lawson. She was a member of the United Baptist Church, North Judson, IN.
Pulaski County,

Coleman Road in Pulaski County to be Temporarily Closed Today

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that a portion of Coleman Road at the intersection of KY 39 (mile point 5.8) in Pulaski County will be temporarily closed starting today, June 23. The closure is part of the KY 39 paving project. Crews will close west Coleman Road beginning...

Demolition on building underway at Berea College

BEREA, Ky. (WTVQ) – Demolition is underway on a building on Berea College campus. It’s on the dome of the telescope of the Hall Science building. According to a post by the college on social media, Dr. Ronald B. Rosen shared photos of the initial phase of the demolition. Dr. Rosen explained that, “the dome of the telescope is being transported up to Pennsylvania where it will be refurbished by the new owner and eventually transported to New Mexico where it will cover a different telescope which the owner will be able to access remotely. The telescope itself (not visible in these images) and its mounts (which are visible) are headed up to a new owner in British Columbia.”
Boyle County, KYAdvocate Messenger

Boyle County property transfers, June 23

Deeds filed recently in the office of Boyle County Clerk Trille Bottom include:. • Christopher L. and Paula M. Davis to Michael Leroy and Cheryl A. Hardin, property on Airport Road, Junction City, $120,000. • Premier Property Solutions LLC to Zachary A. and Dusty J. Koon, property in Hartland subdivision,...
London, KYSentinel-Echo

Fairgrounds project tops city tourism meeting

The fairground property dominated the discussion of the London City Tourist Commission meeting on Monday night, with several areas of its present and future addressed by commissioners. First was a discussion regarding the organizational meeting of a board to oversee operations and renovations at the property. That meeting was wrongly...
London, KYSentinel-Echo

Weddle hosts campaign event

That has been the theme of political campaigns over the years, and is one that London mayoral candidate Randall Weddle stresses as he launches his platform. Weddle hosted a campaign event on Saturday at the London Community Center, telling those in attendance that change can only come if people vote for the person who can best do the job.
Somerset, KYCommonwealth Journal

County accepts inter-local compromise

It appears the working relationship between Pulaski County and the City of Somerset will continue into the next decade, given a compromise over extending three inter-local cooperation agreements between the governments. Following a 30-minute executive session Tuesday, Pulaski County Fiscal Court voted to rescind the three drafts they had previously...
London, KYPosted by
The Times-Tribune

Two-day vendor event set for this weekend in London

LONDON — Celebrate Independence Day with this weekend’s Let Freedom Ring vendor event, a two-day, family-friendly event supporting small, local business owners. “I am so excited to bring this huge vendor event, ‘Let Freedom Ring,’ to London,” said Rosie Ebertshauser, event coordinator and local business owner. The Let Freedom Ring...
Richmond, KYPosted by
Richmond Register

Man allegedly assaults wife after domestic dispute

Daniel Hale, 48, Richmond, was arrested by Richmond Police Department on Friday and charged with fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) with a minor injury. According to a citation, the officer responded to Brandy Lane in reference to a domestic violence call. The officer spoke with the victim who allegedly told the officer her husband, Hale, came home and started having a psychotic episode.