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Pair Arrested on Drug Related Charges During Pulaski County Traffic Stop
Pulaski County Sheriff Bobby Jones reports Deputy Logan Crabtree and Deputy Preston Pitman arrested a Burnside woman and London man on several drug-related charges during a traffic stop. The driver, 52-year-old Iris Thompson, reportedly gave officers a false ID during the stop. Thompson was later found to have a parole violation warrant from a 2018 conviction. Her passenger, 61-year-old Sean Maggard, who deputies said owned the car, consented to a search which turned up a bottle of alcohol on the passenger side floorboard, as well as marijuana, methamphetamine, and several other items of drug paraphernalia. Deputies said both Thompson and Maggard denied owning the drugs or paraphernalia. Both were lodged in the Pulaski County Detention Center.
Kentucky teen goes missing on birthday
By Jennifer McDaniels Contributing Writer A Middlesboro woman has made her fervent search for her missing daughter public in hopes of finding out if she is safe. Faye Ray filed a missing person report with the Bell County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 9 after her 18-year-old daughter, Arabella Roy, who has her biological father’s last […] The post Kentucky teen goes missing on birthday appeared first on Claiborne Progress.
Veteran officer heads home
By Jan Runions firstname.lastname@example.org As a veteran law enforcement officer, Steve Murphy spent most of his adult life in careers that meant putting your life on the line every moment of every workday. ‘Murph’ as his friends called him, appeared to be a rough-and-tumble sort of guy. Underneath that muscular armor though was a gentle […] The post Veteran officer heads home appeared first on Middlesboro News.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.79 and $2.89 in Barbourville as of 2023-12-07. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
The Ripple Effect of Bench Warrants on Society and Justice
On the evening of December 4, 2023, a routine enforcement action highlighted a broader societal issue. Dorothy M. Lambert, aged 42, was apprehended by Deputy Nate Bishop from the Laurel County Sheriff's Department, just two miles north of London, Kentucky. The detention was the result of a bench warrant issued by the Laurel District Court after Lambert failed to appear in court, leading to her confinement at the Laurel County Correctional Center. This incident serves as a stark reminder of the legal ramifications of ignoring court orders.
Drunk Driving Tragedy in Kentucky: A Call for Stronger Prevention Measures
A recent tragic event in Laurel County, Kentucky, casts a stark light on the persistent issue of drunk driving. Wesley Neil Allen, a 39-year-old man from London, Kentucky, was involved in a DUI crash that had fatal consequences for 64-year-old Fred Johnson. Allen, who had been drinking beer throughout the day, exhibited a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .197, significantly above Kentucky's legal limit. The incident occurred when Allen's truck crossed the center line and collided head-on with Johnson's vehicle. This heartbreaking case underscores not only the dangers of impaired driving but also the broader societal challenge it poses.
Clerk announces vehicle registration functions to be offline in early Jan.
A short disruption is coming to the Knox County Clerk’s office for those people who have business with vehicle or boat registrations and titles. In an effort to modernize, computer systems will be updated statewide beginning January 1 that will leave County Clerk offices statewide unable to process anything vehicle or boat-related for up to a couple of weeks. Affected services include vehicle and boat registration renewals, vehicle and boat titling and transfers, disabled parking permit issuance and license plate issuance.
First Baptist Church music program praised
In a time when choir lofts are being removed and in their place are drums, base guitars and keyboards, I had the privilege of listening to one of the best choirs in the state of Kentucky at First Baptist Church of Barbourville. The choir is made up of many music...
Claiborne County public records
Compiled by Jan Runions The following public records are the only public records that have been made available to the Claiborne Progress. If you feel that there has been an omission or other error, please contact the appropriate agency. As addresses are not always included in these reports, some misidentification can occur with individuals having […] The post Claiborne County public records appeared first on Claiborne Progress.
The Disappearance of Arabella Roy: A Window into Adolescent Mental Health and Social Media's Impact
The quiet town of Middlesboro has been thrust into unease following the disappearance of Arabella Roy, an 18-year-old senior at Bell County High School. Arabella, celebrated for her academic achievements and extracurricular activities, such as soccer and choir, went missing on her birthday, November 9. Her mother, Faye Ray, reported her absence amid fears for Arabella’s well-being, given her history of depression, anxiety, and the fact that she left without her necessary medication.
Trial delayed in federal kidnapping case
The trial for two men accused of kidnapping and intimidating a federal witness has been delayed. Kenneth Ray Grubb, 33, and Landon Wagers, 18, were set to answer charges on December 12th in federal court at London. The trial has now been rescheduled for January 30th. Grubb and Landon Wagers,...
Kentucky High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Knox County Today - December 5
High school basketball action in Knox County, Kentucky is happening today, and information on these matchups is available in this article, if you're searching for how to watch them. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of corbin, KY Need You!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near corbin.
Bell County: A Community Facing Adversity and Striving for Unity
Bell County, Kentucky has recently been thrust into the spotlight due to a cascade of distressing events that have both shocked and rallied its tight-knit community. On November 26, a severe house fire ravaged a residence in the Arjay community, leaving homeowner Ray Lankford without his home and treasured possessions. The conflagration required a coordinated response from ten firefighters who battled the blaze for hours.
Harlan Independent makes the grade
The Harlan Independent School District, along with the rest of the state’s school districts, recently received their report card, with the district’s elementary and high schools receiving well above average rankings. The Kentucky Department of Education website at www.education.ky.gov explains the Kentucky Summative Assessments (KSA), which are yearly...
Wilder leads Lady Cats to victory at Clay County
With three Lady Cats in double figures, visiting Bell County coasted to a 71-37 win Tuesday at Clay County. Senior forward Gracie Jo Wilder scored 22 points to lead the Lady Cats. Kairi Lamb and Lauren McGeorge added 17 and 12 points, respectively. “We came out a little flat, but...
Suspect consumed beer ‘throughout the day’ before deadly Laurel Co. crash, deputy testifies
LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) - New details in a southern Kentucky DUI murder case were unveiled Tuesday. Wesley Neil Allen is accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that Fred Johnson died in. It happened just after 10 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28. Deputy Brad Mink with the Laurel County...
2 face drug, gun charges
A pair of men are facing multiple charges, including possession of methamphetamine and a possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, after allegedly being found in possession of those items. Steve Shephard, 53, of Loyall, and James Brock, of Loyall, were arrested on Nov. 20. According to a news release, the two men were […] The post 2 face drug, gun charges appeared first on Harlan Enterprise.
Barbourville Independent School Pioneers Electric School Bus Initiative
Barbourville Independent School has recently demonstrated its commitment to sustainability and forward-thinking by introducing its first electric school bus. This event marks a significant milestone in the district's journey towards eco-friendly transportation. Superintendent Dennis Messer, with the unwavering support of the school administration, including Principal Brian Carey, successfully secured a grant that greatly offset the bus's initial cost of $390,000, reducing the school's financial burden to just over $50,000.
Head On Collision Still Under Investigation
Minor injuries were the result of a Monday night crash on Interstate 77. The Ohio State Highway Patrol New Philadelphia Post responded shortly after 7pm at Schneider’s Crossing. In the preliminary investigation, the two-vehicle crash occurred when a southbound pickup truck went left of center and crossed the median....