Laurel County, KYSentinel-Echo

Former SE sports editors Liesenhoff, McAlister pass away

Two men who defined Laurel County sports coverage in the past passed away one day apart. Tom Liesenhoff, 88, passed away on Monday, June 14. On Tuesday, June 15, Jim McAlister, 67, passed away after a long illness. Liesenhoff was a staple in Laurel County sports, working for The Sentinel...
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Arizona Wildcats offer scholarships to guards Kylan Boswell (2023) and Collin Chandler (2022)

Arizona was among several schools offering Corona (Calif.) Centennial class of 2023 guard Kylan Boswell a scholarship after the Section 7 event in Glendale over the weekend. Farmington, Utah, guard Collin Chandler also tweeted that he received an offer from Arizona, though his team did not play in Section 7. Chandler took a visit to Stanford earlier this month and he's previously taken unofficials to BYU and Utah. He drew two predictions saying he would play for Utah before the Utes' coaching change.
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Stanford blows out Arizona, eliminating Wildcats from College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. — This wasn’t how any of them expected this run to end. The Arizona Wildcats came to the College World Series with bold ambitions. They had the best offense in the field. They hadn’t lost consecutive games since mid-April. They believed they could compete with anyone, and they had the record to prove it.
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Madison County, KYRichmond Register

Madison County celebrates first Juneteenth event

In the early nineteenth century in Madison County, an industrious woman set out to do something that was nearly unheard of for her time. She was going to purchase her own freedom from slavery. Mammy Lou, a slave of Richmond founder John Miller, asked to set up a cornmeal booth...
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KP Werner Commits to Eastern Kentucky

Seward’s center fielder has committed to play baseball at NCAA Division 1 Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. Werner played three years for the Saints. He was named a first team all Jayhawk West player as a sophomore. Werner was named a second team all Region 6 player for the 26-25 Saints who went 20-12 and were second in the Jayhawk West. Werner hit .405 with eight homers and 51 RBI’s. Werner had 16 doubles and two triples and swiped 10 bases. Werner hit .342 with five homers and 18 RBI’s with four doubles and a triple in a Covid shortened 2020 season. Werner hit .295 with a homer and 13 RBI’s to go along with seven doubles and two triples in his freshman year of 2019. He stole 11 bases that season. Werner is from Greeley, Colorado’s Northridge High School.
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Flooding, water rescue keep Laurel County crews busy

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – First responders had a busy day and night Friday because. One of the most serious was at about 10 p.m. near the Old Way Road intersection on Johnson Road, according to the Laurel County Fire Department and London-Laurel Rescue Squad. An SUV was off the...
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Police: Missing woman found dead in a creek in Laurel County

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A woman who was missing has been found dead in a creek in Laurel County. A homeowner checking her mail on Wednesday found the woman dead in the creek off Laurel River Church Road, which is five miles from London, Kentucky, the Laurel County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post.
Laurel County, KYWTVQ

UPDATE: Missing 48-year-old woman found dead in Laurel County

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 48-year-old woman reported missing earlier this week has been found dead in Laurel County and detectives are investigating the cause of death. According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, Det. Taylor McDaniel is investigating the discovery of the body of Deanne Barrett on Laurel River Church Road approximately five miles southeast of London at about 12:35 p.m. Wednesday.
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Here’s the cheapest gas in Berea Saturday

(BEREA, KY) Gas prices vary across in the Berea area, but if you’re willing to head for the cheapest station, you could be saving up to $0.04 per gallon. Circle K at 300 Richmond Rd Nw was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $2.95 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at BP at 100 Mckinney Dr, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.99.
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Jump on Berea’s rainy forecast today

(BEREA, KY) A rainy grey blanket is set to settle over Berea Saturday, but that doesn’t have to put a damper on getting things done. Make the most of it with one of these ideas — or use them as inspiration to come up with your own plan to beat the grey.
Laurel County, KYwymt.com

Traveling Vietnam Wall returns to Laurel County

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - The American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall is back in Laurel County. Presented by the City Of London Tourism, the wall was brought in once again by Wildcat Harley Davidson, giving people in the area a chance to see the names of those who fought during the war, without having to travel to Washington D.C.
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Lineup announced for Stringbean Bluegrass Festival

TYNER, KY — The artist lineup has been announced for the 24th Annual Stringbean Memorial Bluegrass Festival to be held Thursday, June 17 to Saturday, June 19 at Stringbean Memorial Park at 1410 Oak Grove Church Road in Tyner. Headliners for 2021 include Hall of Famer Larry Sparks & the...
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