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Ky. community looking for answers after flag stolen from veteran’s memorial

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Questions are being raised after an important part of a roadside makeshift veteran’s memorial in southern Kentucky was taken. Sgt. Glenn Stanfill was killed in 2004 when he was in a crash. The memorial was put up alongside the Hal Rogers Parkway in Manchester in his honor and memory, and now just recently they have had to replace the flag, not once, but twice.
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FDA advisors recommend updated COVID booster shots for Fall

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - Some U.S. adults may get updated COVID-19 shots this fall, as government advisors voted Tuesday it is time to tweak booster doses to better match the most recent virus variants. ”There hasn’t been a huge uptake on that yet and I think it’s because the numbers...
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Farmers Markets Help Local Economy Grow

Local farmers markets are a major resource in communities across our region. The London Laurel County Farmers Market sets up every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the corner of South Main Street and Dixie Street. Local farmers set up to sell their clean and healthy fresh produce as well as locally made arts and crafts. Farmers markets help the local economy as well as healthy eating. For more information visit their Facebook page.

Obituary for Ruby Hazel Parrott Graybeal (1924-2022)

Barbourville, Ky. – Ruby Hazel Parrott Graybeal, 98, of Gray, Kentucky, passed away June 26, 2022. Ruby was the daughter of Jim Tom Parrott and Lucy Etta Woolum Parrott born to them on March 4, 1924, in Bailey Switch, Knox County, Kentucky. Ruby will forever be remembered as a...

Knox County Police Looking For Two Stolen Vehicles

The Knox County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help finding two stolen vehicles. The first is a green Honda 420 Rancher ATV, stolen in the Gray area off Route 6 on Wednesday, June 22. The second is a 2016 Harley Davidson, stolen from Standard Avenue on Thursday, June 23. Anyone with information on either of these vehicles can call Knox County Dispatch at (606) 546-3510. Officials say all calls will be kept confidential.

Teen reported missing in Laurel County

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A teenager has been reported missing out of Laurel County. According to the sheriff’s office, Maddison Schumaker was last seen Monday around 5 a.m. off Slate Lick Church Road, about two miles north of London. Deputies say the 13-year-old is about 5’6″ and...

Laurel County Police Arrest Two Men On Alcohol And Endangering The Welfare Of A Minor Charges During Traffic Stop

Laurel County Sheriff John Root reports Deputy Tommy Houston and Deputy Bobby Jones pulled over a car on KY 770 near Corbin. During the stop deputies noticed an open alcoholic beverage container in the console of the vehicle and a strong odor of alcohol from the driver, 19-year-old Houston Stidham of London and a passenger, 23-year-old Tanner Cannon of Corbin. Also in the vehicle was an underage girl. Both men were determined to be under the influence and arrested. Stidham was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, open alcoholic beverage container and unlawful transaction with a minor. Cannon was charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place and unlawful transaction with a minor. Both were lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center. The underage girl was released to other responsible adults.

Police Searching For Stolen Vehicles In Knox County

Officials with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department are currently asking for the public’s assistance in finding two stolen vehicles. The first is a green Honda 420 Rancher ATV, which was stolen off of RT 6 in the Gray area on June 22nd. The second vehicle, a 2016 Harley Davidson, was stolen on Standard Avenue on Thursday, June 23rd.

Henry Turner

Henry Turner of Booneville, died Sunday, June 19, 2022, at the Marcum Wallace Medical Center in Irvine after a long illness. Born Sept. 16, 1932, in Breathitt County, he was the son of the late Dave and Evalee Raleigh Turner. He and his wife, Barbara Sue Mayes Turner, would have celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 26, 2022. He was a member of the Fish Creek Bible Church. A military veteran, he served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. He was a graduate of Owsley County High School, Lee’s Junior College and Eastern Kentucky University. He was a retired history and social studies teacher, beginning his career at Wolfe County and Owsley County high schools and finishing at Breathitt County High School, where he taught for approximately 20 years. He was an avid gardener, who shared his bounty with family, friends, neighbors and anyone else who wanted or needed it. He also farmed and helped his brothers farm. He loved to sit on the porch and watch the birds. He was a sports fan, especially of University of Kentucky basketball and the Cincinnati Reds baseball teams and Owsley County Owls basketball, particularly watching his son Michael and granddaughter Mika play. In his younger years, he loved fishing. He loved children, most especially his granddaughters, who were the light of his life. He was a 40 plus-year member of the Owsley County Lions Club, where he served in many positions including president; a former member of the Owsley County Board of Education; a member of the Middle Kentucky Community Action Agency board of directors; and the Owsley County Retired Teachers. In addition to his wife, survivors include: two daughters, Rosalind Turner of Harrodsburg and Michele Turner of Booneville; one son, Michael David Turner of Booneville, an honorary daughter and sister-in-law, Bessie Mayes Turner of Springboro, Ohio; two brothers, James William Turner and Cale Turner, both of Booneville; four sisters, Rachel Turner Stamper of Beattyville; Molly Turner, Mary Elizabeth Turner and Martha Ruth Turner, all of Booneville; two granddaughters, Mika Turner and Shania Turner, both of Lexington; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brothers Elliott, Sigel, Raleigh and Leonard Turner and a sister Wanda Noel. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 22, at 12 p.m., at Searcy and Strong Funeral Home wiht Daniel McIntosh, pastor of Fish Creek School Church, with assistance from Terry Mathis, former Fish Creek pastor officiating. Pallbearers were David Thomas Noel and Patrick Noel, both of Tennessee; Christopher Noel of Lexington; David Wayne Turner of Springboro, OH; Bob (Brother Bob) Mayes of Booneville; Joe (Little Joe) McIntosh of Beattyville; Mika Turner of Lexington; and James Shouse and Charlie Shouse, both of Booneville. Honorary pallbearers were Howard and Daphne Mayes, of Booneville; Bob and Carolyn Mayes of Booneville; Eugene Turner of Richmond; Silas Turner of Jackson; Mose Turner of Jackson; Clint Turner of Newport, Ed Raleigh (double first cousin) of Jackson; Deron Mays of Booneville; Kaylee Turner of Booneville; Bob Smith of Booneville; and Larry Mayes of Winchester. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Owsley County Lion’s Club Scholarship Fund, c/o President Cale Turner, Box 514, Booneville, KY 41314 or to the Fish Creek Bible Church, c/o Treasurer Mary E. Turner, 2308 Fish Creek Scholar Road, Booneville, KY 41314. Paid Obit.