KSP Investigates Fatal Fire


Kentucky State Police have started an investigation after firefighters discovered two bodies while fighting a fire in Harrodsburg.

It happened Saturday when firefighters were called to a building that once housed Chubby’s Auto Sales. Investigators also found an active meth lab in the building.

The victims were identified as Douglas Carter, 50, and Carol Anderson, […]

Inmate Walks Away From Blackburn Facility

Charles Blanton

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An inmate has escaped from the Blackburn Correctional Complex in Lexington.

The Department of Corrections says Charles Blanton walked away from the minimum security prison around 9:15 Sunday evening.

Blanton was serving a 16-year sentence for meth convictions out of Laurel County. The D.O.C. says […]

KSP Investigates Human Remains Found In Rockcastle County


Kentucky State Police are investigating a scene in rural Rokcastle County where human remains were found.

At about 11pm Thursday night Troopers say a caller told them they made a “suspicious” discovery at Calloway Branch Creek. of the location.

Troopers report the skeletal remains of at least one person were found near a creek bed […]


Hummel Planetarium

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Hummel Planetarium at Eastern Kentucky University will resume public programs on Saturdays, beginning April 25.

Every Saturday, the Planetarium will present “Perfect Little Planet” for children and families at Noon. Then at 1:30 p.m., the main feature, “Stars: […]

Police Make A Drug Arrest Thanks To Concerned Citizens

Kimberly Lucas

Tuesday alert citizens notified police of an alleged drug sale they witnessed at the Redi Mart on Richmond Road and described the vehicle.

Richmond Police located the vehicle and pulled over Kimberly Lucas, 30, of Berea. A search of the vehicle turned up several used needles and syringes, burned spoons and clear baggies containing what […]

It Shroom Time in Irvine


The 25th Annual Mountain Mushroom Festival is officially underway in Irvine, Ky.

The family oriented festival actually got underway Tuesday morning with an Agate Hunt each morning. “Our Agate Hunts have really gone over well, we’ve had people here from 13 states plus Japan,” said Francine Bonny Festival Director. “We had another big group leave […]

Senator Rand Paul Son Cited For DUI

William Paul

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A son of Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has been cited for driving under the influence of alcohol in Kentucky.

Police in Lexington say William H. Paul was driving a 2006 Honda Ridgeline at 11:24 a.m. on Sunday when he crashed into the back of […]

Rolex 3 Day Event Starts Thursday

Horse Event

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Horse fans will get more than their fill of equine events as the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event kicks off Thursday, April 23.

The event, being held at the Kentucky Horse Park is one of only 6 three-day events in the world ranked at a […]

Additional Charge Filed Against Accused Child Abuser


A Madison County man already charged with child abuse now faces an additional charge.

Authorities say John Wood, 23, has been charged with fraudulent use of a credit card. Investigators say he bought several thousand dollars worth of electronics and car equipment using his grandfather’s credit card.

Wood was arrested on April 11 and charged […]



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Calling all Eastern Kentucky University alumni: you’re invited to a celebration of “all things EKU” during the University’s annual Alumni Weekend April 24-25.

“We have designed a more robust experience, a weekend that appeals to alumni of all ages, and […]

Fire Damages Richmond Business

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An early morning fire Tuesday has damaged Dales Hog Dog Stand and Bar on Big Hill Avenue.

According to firefighters they had difficulty locating the fire due to smoke that filled the 10,000 square foot building that once was a bowling alley. Once the fire was located crews quickly extinguished the blaze, however the building […]

Richmond Man Jailed For Video Voyeurism

Jason Humphreys

A Richmond man is in jail for video voyeurism after he was caught sneaking a camera in a bathroom.

Richmond Police say Jason F. Humphreys, 22, of N. Keeneland Ave. reportedly made a recording of a female as she was exiting the shower.

Police report their investigation revealed that the recording was made from under […]

Clark County Crash Victim Identified


The victim of yesterday’s Clark County head-on crash has been identified as Tina Rappley.

She was transporting her daughter to school when she was hit by a driver that reportedly fell asleep behind the wheel.

The accident happened on Route 60 near the Montgomery County line.

Rappley’s daughter was taken to Kentucky Children’s Hospital with […]

Richmond Man Beats Wife While She Was Driving

Gary Rodgers

A Richmond man was arrested after police say he beat his wife while she was driving.

Police report Gary Rogers, 49, was riding in the car with his wife when he became angry and started hitting her repeatedly. Police say his wife nearly blacked out and almost lost control of the car. She did manage […]

Lt. Gov. “Crit” Luallen To Address EKU Graduates


Lt. Gov. “Crit” Luallen will address 2,764 degree candidates at Eastern Kentucky University’s Spring Commencement on Friday, May 15.

The University is returning this year to a University-wide, outdoors ceremony. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at Roy Kidd Stadium. In addition, each academic college will hold its own “convocation” on either May 15 […]