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Hopkinsville Police Sergeant Graduates From Supervisor’s Academy

Hopkinsville Police Sgt. Samantha Rodriguez was one of 24 police officers who graduated from the Department of Criminal Justice Training’s Academy of Police Supervision in Richmond. The three-week course consists of 122 hours of training targeted for newly promoted sergeants or officers who are on their agency’s promotion list...
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Eastern Kentucky adds Robert Morris to 2024 football schedule

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels have added the Robert Morris Colonials to their 2024 football schedule, has learned. A copy of the football game contract with Robert Morris University was obtained from Eastern Kentucky University via a state open records request. Eastern Kentucky will host Robert Morris at Roy Kidd...

Suspect in Richmond bank robbery arrested

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Police have arrested the suspect in a bank robbery in Richmond. On April 29, police say a man walked into the People’s Bank & Trust on Brandy Lane off on Brandy Lane, near I-75 exit 90, and demanded money from an employee. He then left the bank with cash.

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.

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...

Murray police officer graduates from state academy

Murray Police Seargent Angel Clere graduated from the Department of Criminal Justice Training's Academy of Police Supervision last week. The academy held in Richmond lasted three weeks and taught officers new supervisor techniques. Chief Jeff Liles said the department is proud of Sgt. Clere and glad to have her as...

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.

Roy Kidd To Receive 2023 Amos Alonzo Stagg Award

WACO, Texas — Former EKU head coach Roy Kidd has been named the 2023 recipient of the AFCA’s Amos Alonzo Stagg Award. The award, which honors those “whose services have been outstanding in the advancement of the best interests of football,” will be presented to Kidd at the AFCA Awards Luncheon on January 9 during the 2023 AFCA Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
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Will Brian Earns Third All-America Selection

RICHMOND, Ky. – — EKU closerWill Brian earned his third All-America honor when he was recently selected to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings NCAA Division I All-America Third Team. The Brandenburg, Kentucky native was one of only five relief pitchers to be chosen to the three ABCA...