House Destroyed By Fire

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An early morning fire has destroyed a Lincoln County home. It started at around 4 a.m.

This morning at a house located on Highway 698 at Sims Road. Firefighters say the home was fully engulfed when the arrived. The Lincoln County Fire Chief says it appears the fire was electrical in nature. The homeowner was [...]

12 Arrested In Drug Bust

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It started at about 5 a.m. yesterday morning when Nicholas County Deputies along with Carlisle Police started a drug roundup that netted 12 of 14 people within an hour and a half.

Officer Gary Kinder says three of the people caught have been previously arrested on drug charges. The suspects caught in the drug sting [...]

Stolen Car Found

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A car reported stolen yesterday in Richmond has been found.

A Madison County family found the vehicle partially submerged in their backyard pond on Cherry Trace.

Madison County Sheriff deputies say the car was only in the water a few hours before it was discovered.

McConnell Pulls Ahead

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With the election only days away it looks as though republican Senator Mitch McConnell has pulled ahead of democratic challenger Allison Lundergran Grimes.

In the latest Bluegrass poll, McConnell is now leading 48 percent to Grimes 43 percent with 6 percent undecided.

Election is Tuesday and for full election results tune to Wallingford Broadcasting’s WCYO [...]

New Look For Madison School District

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The Madison County school district has a new logo and a new five year plan. The logo is simply a large “M” with a torch flame atop of the symbol.

Superintendent Elmer Thomas says it stands for hope, learning and enlightenment.

The five year plan used ideas and input from teachers, law enforcement, district staff, [...]

Elderly Man Drowns

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Authorities in Lincoln County Have recovered the body of 75 year old Carl Lynn. He along with his daughter were fishing at Cedar Creek lake when the canoe they were in capsized.

The two were in the water for about thirty minutes before a boater got to them.. As the two were trying to get [...]

Jessamine Inmate Indicted

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Last August Jessamine Jail Officials blamed the death of inmate Corey McQueary on methadone soaked underwear.

The man accused of smuggling the underwear into jail identified as Michael Jones has been indicted. Jones now faces multiple charges including manslaughter, promoting contraband, and drug trafficking. He had originally been charged with murder.

Police say Jones soaked [...]

Berea Shooting

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A Berea shooting last night has sent one man to the hospital and another to jail.

It happened about 11 p.m. last night at a home on Dogwood Drive. Police say the victim was transported to UK hospital.

Arrested at the scene was 67 year old Johnny Durham. He is being held at the Madison [...]

Absentee Voting Up

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If you judge by absentee voting there’s a lot of interest in this upcoming election.

The State Board of Elections reports 22,390 people have voted absentee at their county clerk’s office as of Monday morning. That’s about 4,500 more people than at this time in 2010, the last time a U.S. Senate seat was on [...]

Softball Field Controversy

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The Richmond Parks and Recreation master plan along with several members of the Richmond City Commission are under fire.

The master plan calls for the eventual moving of the girl’s softball fields from Irvine McDowell Park to the Lake Reba Recreation Complex.

During last night’s City Commission meeing, parents questioned the need to spend money [...]

Rain And Snow Mix For Halloween

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A new cold front that’s moving in will mean the arrival of Old Man Winter just in time for Halloween.

Today and Thursday the highs will range mainly in the 50’s with frost in the forecast Thursday morning. The real change occurs Friday when a cold font brings in rain and very cold temperatures.

For [...]

Couple Injured In Motorcycle-Car Crash

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In Laurel County a crash between a motorcycle and an SUV has left two people seriously injured.

It happened at around 2:00 p.m. Monday when the driver of the SUV pulled into the path of the motorcycle along Middleground Way.

The motorcycle driver and his passenger were airlifted from the scene reportedly in critical condition. [...]

“Baby Wipes” Are Recalled

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Nutek Disposables the company that manufactures “baby wipes” that are sold in many retail outlets are calling for a voluntary recall because of contamination.

Company officials investigating consumer complaints of a foul odor or discoloring found the contamination knows as Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the bacteria is normally [...]

Psychiatric Testing Ordered For Madison County Man

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Trial proceedings against a Richmond man jailed after he allegedly threatened U.S. Representative Andy Barr were put on hold yesterday.

U.S. District Judge Joseph M. Hood canceled all the deadlines in the case of 40 year old Russell Little pending psychiatric testing. U.S. Marshals reported that a federal medical center in Butner, North Carolina, won’t [...]

Couple Accused Of Child Abuse Waives Preliminary Trial

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A Madison couple charged with first degree criminal abuse of child 12 or under in the punishment of his child for bedwetting was in court yesterday. Linda Richmond and Julio Valladares waived their preliminary hearing.

The two are accused of restraining Valladares daughter to a chair for hours and limit the amount of food the [...]

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