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Man accused of threatening shooting at Ky. university

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - A man is accused of making a threat against the University of the Cumberlands. According to the Williamsburg Police Department, they received a call Tuesday evening from the university about a threat made toward the school. Police say 35-year-old Dustin Burchett, of Somerset, indicated he was...
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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.
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Clinton Co. teacher semifinalist for ‘teacher of the year’

Semifinalists for the Kentucky Teacher of the Year award have been announced and includes a teacher from Clinton County Middle School in nearby Albany. Danielle Hicks, an 8th grade ELA teacher at CCMS, joins 10 others contending in the elementary, middle and high school categories. One of the teachers will be selected as Teacher of the Year in a ceremony scheduled for September 20th.
CLINTON COUNTY, KY
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Adair Man Arrested On Felony Drug And Firearm Charges

On 8-6-22 at 11:57 pm the Adair County Sheriffs Office initiated a traffic stop on Pelly Lane north of Columbia. After roadside investigation a search of the vehicle resulted in the location of a large amount of methamphetamine, suspected cocaine, drug paraphernalia, along with a handgun. Arrested was James Burris,...
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City gets a clean audit

The Edmonton City Council met on Monday, August 1st for the regular August meeting. All were in attendance except City Attorney Brian Pack. Taylor Polson & Company, PSC representative CPA `Jeff Carter was in attendance to present the results of the 2021-2021 audit. The audit states on page 6:. In...
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Monticello Police Achieve Accredidation

Tuesday, August 9, 2022- The Monticello Police Department was among some two dozen law enforcement agencies recognized for achieving accreditation through the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police during that group’s annual conference being held this week in nearby Somerset. KACP Executive Director Shawn Butler said “the Kentucky Association...
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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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Indians host Green County in final preseason scrimmage

The Adair County High School Indians will have their final scrimmage of the preseason Aug. 11, when Green County visits Columbia. Kickoff is slated for 6:30 p.m. Also, remember season football tickets are on sale now. Call 270-384-2751 for more information.
COLUMBIA, KY
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CHS & CMS Students Athletic Season Passes Available

Student passes are now available to download for Campbellsville High School Students and Campbellsville Middle School Students for the 22-23 school year. Download with the Hometown Fan App (Best Way) Open the Hometown Fan App on their mobile device (or download if they don’t have the app) Search for...
CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY
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LC Tourist Commission to meet Thursday

There will be a special-called meeting of the Lake Cumberland Tourist Commission tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. in the board room at the Russell County Tourist Office. The meeting takes the place of this month’s regular meeting as Tourist Director Danielle Wilson will be out of town, working at the Kentucky State Fair during that time.
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