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Somerset man jailed after threatening to ‘execute a shooting’ at the University of the Cumberlands

A Somerset man has been jailed after allegedly making threats toward the University of the Cumberlands. Police arrested 35-year-old Dustin C. Burchett and charged him with second-degree terroristic threatening after he was accused of calling the university and threatened to “execute a shooting on the campus,” according to the Williamsburg Police Department.
SOMERSET, KY
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Pigskin Previews 2022: Rockcastle County Rockets

MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (WYMT) - The Rockcastle County football team is a family affair once again after over a decade. Head coach Chris Larkey returns to the program where both he and his father have coached after 13 years at North Laurel. “Obviously I want to live up to what...
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Cumberlands program wins Exemplary Course Program Award

Dr. Elizabeth Christopher and the University of the Cumberlands Instructional Design Team recently won a Blackboard and Anthology Exemplary Course Program Award for demonstrating excellence in the "Strategies and Practice for Fitness Profession" course. The honor was awarded based on course design, interaction and collaboration, assessment, and learner support. The full listing of award winners can be found at go.blackboard.com/exemplary-course-program.
WILLIAMSBURG, KY
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Somerset Man Arrested In Connection To Phone Threat At University Of The Cumberlands

The Williamsburg Police Department was called in to investigate a threat this week at the University of the Cumberlands. Just after 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, officers were asked to assist the college after a threat was phoned in. The initial investigation indicated that 35-year-old Dustin Collins Burchett of Somerset called a building at the university and claimed he was going to “shoot up the campus.” This led to extra security measures and a large law enforcement presence across campus for an hour afterward. Burchett was tracked to Somerset where he was arrested by Kentucky State Police and deputies with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department. He was charged with terroristic threatening and was lodged in the Pulaski County Detention Center.
SOMERSET, KY
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North Laurel All Stars handed first loss in LLWS regional

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - In the final game of the winner’s bracket, the North Laurel All Stars took their first loss of the Great Lakes Region tournament. Team Kentucky faced Team Indiana Monday night, playing an inning and a half before the weather postponed the game. When play stopped, Indiana led 3-0.
LONDON, KY
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Workers Strike at Medicare, ACA Call Centers

Federally contracted call center workers who provide customer service for Medicare and Affordable Care Act health plans went on strike on Monday over poor working conditions, including insufficient sick leave and limited bathroom breaks. Employees of Maximus, the nation's largest federal call center contractor, held a two-hour picket and a...
HATTIESBURG, MS
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Maximus workers go on strike

On Monday, call center workers at Maximus, the nation’s largest federal call center contractor, staged a strike at four of Maximus’ largest call centers located in Bogalusa, Hattiesburg, Miss., Chester, Va., and London, Ky. In Bogalusa, the picket took place from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. outside the...
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ARH Mountain Student Achiever: Makenzie Lynn Cox

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Tuesday’s ARH Mountain Student Achiever was Makenzie Lynn Cox. Makenzie was a senior at Williamsburg City School and graduated with a 3.8 GPA. She was a member of the Beta Club, played varsity softball and served on the School’s Advisory Board for Biomedical Sciences.
WILLIAMSBURG, KY
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Pilot debuts in-house Tex-Mex deli among other foodservice upgrades

As part of its New Horizons initiative, convenience-store and truckstop chain Pilot Company has launched its newest foodservice concept, Burrito Junction — a 24/7 Tex-Mex deli located at its travel center in Corbin, Kentucky. Pilot’s chef and food innovation team spent two years testing Burrito Junction’s menu, the company...
CORBIN, KY
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Golden Alert Cancelled For Missing Woman

A golden alert that was previously issued for a Knox County woman has been canceled after officials reported finding her safe. Elaine “Fro” Amburgey, of Flat Lick, who had previously been seen on August 5th, was found and returned safely on Monday evening.
KNOX COUNTY, KY
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Laurel County Sheriff’s Office Resumes School Walk Through Program

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says his department is once again is working in cooperation with Laurel County and East Bernstadt schools to conduct their “School Safety and Security Walk-Through Program.” Sheriff Root says it provides an added level of security to the schools. These random, unscheduled safety checks are conducted routinely throughout the school year to help provide a safe learning environment. Sheriff Root asks parents to keep this in mind as you see patrol cars in the school parking lots and when your children tell you about seeing deputies walking the hallways of their school. The sheriff’s office will continue to provide this service regularly throughout the school year.
LAUREL COUNTY, KY
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