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Kentucky Man Accused of Killing Daughter of Former State Legislator Tries to Plead Guilty but Mentally Ill and Is Denied by the Court

A Kentucky man who tried to legally accept culpability for killing the daughter of a former state legislator was not allowed to do so during a hearing on Monday—at least not in the exact way he wanted. That effort led to a dispute between the state and the defense. Ultimately, the judge had to step in for clarity’s sake.
LEXINGTON, KY
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Clarence Allen “Big Al” Clifton

Clarence Allen “Big Al” Clifton age 73 of Flat Gap Kentucky, formerly of Van Lear, Kentucky, passed away May 14, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Allen was born on December 31, 1948 in Johnson County Kentucky, to the late George and Clestina Ward Clifton.
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Berea College constructing a second hydroelectric generating plant

— Berea College is building on the success of the Matilda Hamilton Fee Hydroelectric Station at Lock 12 on the Kentucky River by partnering with Appalachian Hydro Associates to build a second hydropower plant 35 miles upstream at Lock and Dam 14 near Heidelberg in Lee County. In 2021, Berea...
BEREA, KY
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EKU responds to concerns over safety issues at its graduation ceremonies Friday

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – Eastern Kentucky University is responding to growing concerns from people who attended its Graduation ceremonies on Friday. Many people expressing concerns over the way it was conducted, some saying multiple students were escorted out of Roy Kidd Stadium because of how hot it was outside, suffering heat related medical issues.
RICHMOND, KY
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Bizzack Construction wins $97M contract for Mountain Parkway segment

– A critical infrastructure project for Eastern Kentucky and a priority for Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration is advancing to construction six months ahead of schedule. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet awarded a contract to widen 11 miles of the Mountain Parkway in Wolfe County to Bizzack Construction Co. This project is...
WOLFE COUNTY, KY
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No. 7 Louisville defeats EKU, 10-3

No. 7 Louisville began its final week of the regular season with a dominating performance against Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday evening. The Cardinals pounded out 13 hits, including home runs by Ben Metzinger and Dalton Rushing, in a 10-3 win. UofL improved to 36-15-1 overall, while EKU dropped to 33-18.
LOUISVILLE, KY
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Troopers investigate death of elderly Rowan County, Ky. man

MOREHEAD, Ky. (WCHS) — Troopers in Kentucky report they are investigating the death of an elderly Rowan County man. Eddie Thomas, 80, of Morehead was attempting to cross high water in a utility vehicle along Bullfork Road Saturday and was overcome by the current, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.
ROWAN COUNTY, KY
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Winchester firefighters rescue two dogs from house roof

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – You’ve heard plenty of stories of firefighters getting kittens and cats down from trees, but it’s not every day you hear about rescuing large dogs from a house roof. It happened Sunday in Winchester. According to a Facebook post on the Winchester Professional...
WINCHESTER, KY
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Judge enters plea for Shannon Gilday

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - A judge has entered a not guilty plea for a man accused of fatally shooting the daughter of a former Kentucky lawmaker during a home invasion. News outlets report 23-year-old Shannon Gilday appeared in Madison Circuit Court on Monday for a continued arraignment on charges that include murder and attempted murder. His attorney tried to enter a plea of guilty but mentally ill on his behalf last week, but the prosecution argued against it and the judge continued the hearing.
RICHMOND, KY
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Berea College constructing 2nd hydroelectric plant in Beattyville

BEREA, Ky. (KT) – Berea College is building on the success of the Matilda Hamilton Fee hydroelectric station at Lock 12 on the Kentucky River, by partnering with Appalachian Hydro Associates to build a second plant 35 miles upstream at Lock and Dam 14 near Heidelberg in Lee County.
BEREA, KY
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2022 EKU Volleyball ASUN Schedule Released

RICHMOND, Ky. – The 2022 Eastern Kentucky University volleyball ASUN Conference schedule was recently released by the league office. The Colonels' first ASUN match of the season will be at home against Lipscomb on Friday, Sept. 23. One day later EKU will host ASUN newcomer Austin Peay. Eastern Kentucky...
RICHMOND, KY
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6-year-old boy drowned in Red Lick Creek Sunday

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ/PRESS RELEASE) – Conservation officers with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources are investigating the apparent drowning of a Madison County boy who had been fishing with his family on Sunday. Officers responded after a call was received shortly after 8 p.m. (EDT) by Kentucky...
BEREA, KY
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MSU Sigma Phi Epsilon chapter celebrates 50th anniversary

Members of the Kentucky Zeta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon (Sig Ep) fraternity at Morehead State University came together to celebrate their 50th anniversary on April 22 and 23. During this special celebration, a group of more than 175 Sig Ep alumni and active students dedicated the newly named Sigma...
MOREHEAD, KY
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