Mccreary County, KY

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Name released of woman killed in deadly US-27 crash Monday

MCCREARY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A McCreary County woman is dead following a crash that left US-27 closed for much of the day on Monday. Kentucky State Police Post 11 in London responded to a call about a crash just after 8:50 Monday morning near the US-27 intersection with Louie Tucker Road.
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Bruce Allen Roberts

Bruce Allen Roberts, 73, of Belfry, KY, passed away Monday June 21, 2021, at his residence. Bruce was born October 19, 1947, in McCreary County, KY, the son the late Noble Roberts and Christine Winchester Roberts. Visitation will be held Thursday, June 24, 2021, from 6 – 9 PM in...
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Fatal crash in McCreary County

He Kentucky State Police Post 11 London responded to a fatal crash that occurred just after 08:50 am today. The accident happened on US27 near the Tucker Road intersection of McCreary County, Kentucky. Upon arrival and through investigation, officers found 32 year old Tiffany J. Renfro, of Parkers Lake traveling...
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Woman killed in collision in McCreary County

PARKERS LAKE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A woman was killed Monday morning in a collision on US 27 near the Tucker Road intersection in McCreary County, according to Kentucky State Police. Investigators say 32-year old Tiffany Renfro, of Parkers Lake, was driving a 2015 KIA Optima north on US 27 just...
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1 killed in McCreary accident involving Somerset trucker

A Somerset truck driver escaped injury in a two-vehicle collision that killed the other driver Monday morning in northern McCreary County. The accident, which is being investigated by Kentucky State Police Post 11, occurred around 8:50 a.m. on US 27 just north of its intersection with Tucker Town Road in the Parkers Lake community.
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Yamacraw Trail 20k run drew 147 runners in McCreary County

The Yamacraw Trail 20K race traverses the Daniel Boone National Forest and Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area in McCreary County, Kentucky. This year’s race took place on May 22nd when 147 total runners were treated to some of the most beautiful trails in southeast Kentucky offering scenic landmarks that include gorge overlooks, stunning rock overhangs, natural arches, and waterfalls.
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Emergency Conservation Program sign-ups for farmland damaged by flooding

Flooding on February 28 and March 1, 2021, caused severe damage in areas of Pulaski and McCreary County. Farms in Pulaski and McCreary Co., Kentucky suffering severe damage from the flood event may be eligible for assistance under the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) administered by the Pulaski/McCreary Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Office if the damage:
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Hailey Richardson awarded Mavis F. Broome Memorial Scholarship

Hailey Richardson, a senior at University of the Cumberlands, has received the Mavis F. Broome Memorial Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Scholarship was established in 2017 by the family of the late Mavis Broome, a beloved wife, mother, and teacher. She taught elementary and special education in McCreary County for 27 years and taught evening special education courses at University of the Cumberlands (then Cumberland College) for approximately 10 of those years, sometimes teaching on weekends. Her husband, Dr. John Broome, taught at Cumberlands from 1966 – 1999 and continues to live in Williamsburg. Their three daughters, who all work at the University, graduated from Cumberlands and married fellow Cumberlands alumni.
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Hailey Richardson awarded Mavis F. Broome Memorial Scholarship

Hailey Richardson, a senior at University of the Cumberlands, has received the Mavis F. Broome Memorial Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Scholarship was established in 2017 by the family of the late Mavis Broome, a beloved wife, mother, and teacher. She taught elementary and special education in McCreary County for 27 years and taught evening special education courses at University of the Cumberlands (then Cumberland College) for approximately 10 of those years, sometimes teaching on weekends. Her husband, Dr. John Broome, taught at Cumberlands from 1966 – 1999 and continues to live in Williamsburg. Their three daughters, who all work at the University, graduated from Cumberlands and married fellow Cumberlands alumni.
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Big South Fork grows by 500 acres through Nature Conservancy, National Park Service partnership

The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area has grown by nearly 500 acres thanks to a new partnership between The Nature Conservancy and the National Park Service. The McCreary County land represented the largest private inholding on the Kentucky side of the park, and its addition to the park will enhance public recreation opportunities as well as streamline land management for the Park Service.
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McCreary man sentenced for abuse of vulnerable adult

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – A McCreary County man has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to wanton abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult, after an investigation by Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s Medicaid Fraud Unit, it was announced on Friday. The AG’s office says In May...
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Area farm owners can apply for funds to help with flood damage

Flooding on February 28 and March 1, 2021, caused severe damage in areas of Pulaski and McCreary County. Farms in Pulaski and McCreary Co., Kentucky suffering severe damage from the flood event may be eligible for assistance under the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) administered by the Pulaski/McCreary Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Office if the damage:
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Project seeking signups for new McCreary food pantry assistance

MCCREARY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A new food bank has opened in southern Kentucky. Christian Appalachian Project is accepting sign-ups for a new food pantry in Parkers Lake in McCreary County along the Tennessee state line starting April 26 through May 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Eligible...
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Nearly 500 Acres Added to Big South Fork: Acreage represents new partnership between TNC and National Park Service

The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area has grown by nearly 500 acres thanks to a new partnership between The Nature Conservancy and the National Park Service. The McCreary County land represented the largest private inholding on the Kentucky side of the park, and its addition to the park will enhance public recreation opportunities as well as streamline land management for the Park Service.