Crab Orchard, KY

Somerset applying for $1 million in sports tourism funds

SOMERSET, Ky. (WYMT) - Somerset is applying for one million dollars in sports tourism funds. ”We were trying to look for opportunities that would be a blessing for our locals but also maybe that we could capture extra tourism dollars,” Alan Keck, Somerset Mayor said. The city is looking...
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Golden Alert Issued For Missing Woman

A Golden Alert has been issued by Police in Southern Kentucky for a woman who went missing on Thursday evening. The Somerset Police Department issued the alert for 42-year-old Kelli J. Whelan, who was reported missing at around 6:30 PM. Whelan was last seen outside of her residence at Somerwoods...
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He Learned a Valuable Lesson About Tithing and Faith

Yet another door slammed in my face. My shoulders slumped in defeat. I hadn’t expected door-to-door sales to be easy, but I certainly hadn’t expected it to be this hard. Monday, my first day on the job, was a bust, and if my luck didn’t improve before the end of the week, I was in trouble.

Man Accused Of Shooting Woman In The Head

A man out of Berea now stands accused of shooting a woman in the head. Aaron Clark is said to have surrendered to police on Tuesday night, following the shooting. According to a citation, officers discovered the woman with a gunshot wound inside of a home. Crews rushed the woman to the hospital; her current condition is unknown.

Main Street Project Set to Begin

The Contractor for the Main Street Streetscape project will mobilize the week of June 27th. The initial schedule has been provided to the City by the Contractor with important milestones shown below. 6/27-7/1: Mobilization and Tree Removal. 7/5-8/2: Sidewalk Replacement on the south side of Main Street between 3rd and...

Madison Co. man accused of shooting his wife in the head

A Madison County man has been arrested after allegedly shooting his wife in the head. The Berea Police Department responded Tuesday night at approximately 6:30 to a report of a shooting at a residence in Logston Heights, according to the Herald-Leader. Upon arriving, police discovered that 38-year-old Aaron Clark, of Berea, had shot his wife in the head during an argument after the victim told Clark she was going to take out an emergency protective order against him.
Centre College News & Events

Staff members with more than 200 years combined service retire

As the 2021-22 academic year comes to a close Centre is proud to recognize the following staff who are retiring after years of dedicated service to the campus community. Yvonne Morley retired on Sept. 30, 2021, after nearly three decades in the President’s Office. As the executive assistant to the president and assistant secretary of the board of trustees, she worked with four presidents —Michael Adams, Milton Reigelman, John Roush, and Milton Moreland. She received the annual Presidential Award for Excellence in 2020.

Warren Co. Coroner’s Office trying to track down woman’s family members

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - The Warren County’s Coroner Office is trying to track down family members of a woman who recently died at the Medical Center. According to officials, 50-year-old Vickie Pearcy of Somerset died at the Bowling Green Medical Center on June 18. She was born on November 3, 1971. The coroner’s office says she has a brother.
EKU Sports

Colonels Add Jackson Holt To Historic Recruiting Class

RICHMOND, Ky. – Jackson Holt, a 1,500-point scorer at Moravian Prep in Hudson, N.C., has signed a valid National Letter of Intent to play basketball at EKU, head coach A.W. Hamilton announced Friday. "Jackson Holt is one of the best pure shooters in the country," said Hamilton. "He has...

Identity Of Motorcyclist Killed In Laurel County Crash Released

Laurel County Sheriff John Root reports his office has released the identity of a man killed in a crash Tuesday morning. The initial investigation by crash reconstructionists Deputy Brad Mink and Lt. Chris Edwards showed a motorcycle traveling southbound on U.S. 25 and a tractor-trailer collided in the southbound lane as the tractor trailer pulled onto U.S. 25 going south from a business parking. The motorcyclist, 55-year-old Edward Markham of East Bernstadt, was pronounced dead at the scene by Laurel County Coroner Doug Bowling. The truck driver, 63-year-old John Davis of London, was uninjured. Laurel Sheriff’s deputies assisting at the scene included: Shift Sgt. Brett Reeves, Deputy Brent France, Deputy Allen Turner, Deputy Tommy Houston, Deputy Marcus Stigall, Deputy Bobby Jones, and Deputy Josh Velasco. Other agencies assisting included: Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County, East Bernstadt Fire and Rescue, London Laurel Rescue Squad, Laurel County Coroner’s office, and Kentucky State Police KVE. The investigation is continuing by the case officer Deputy Brad Mink.

Former WKYT anchor Sam Dick teams up with WEKU radio

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Our very own Sam Dick is still working in the industry, now with a part time position at the WEKU radio station. He is doing stories for the station that cover a variety of topics. This is not Sam’s first stint in radio, as he said...