Today's News

  • Ten die on Kentucky roadways

    Preliminary statistics indicate that 10 people died in 10 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Feb. 7, through Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011.
    Seven of the crashes involved motor vehicles and five of the victims were not wearing seat belts. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Boyd, Jefferson, Madison, Marion, Menifee, Owen and Shelby counties. The crash in Owen County involved the suspected use of alcohol.
    Three pedestrian involved crashes occurred in Gallatin, Jefferson and Oldham counties.

  • Early Files 2-16-11

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    Cheap excursion
    The Louisville and Nashville Railroad will sell Round-Trip Excursion Tickets from Lebanon to New Orleans, commencing February 19 and continuing until February 27, at the extremely low rate of $422.50. Now is your opportunity to witness the great “Mardi Gras Carnival,” on which New Orleans will this year expend a fabulous amount of money.

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  • KSP releases meth lab totals for 2010

    Kentucky State Police released the 2010 methamphetamine lab statistics today and the number indicates an all-time high in the Commonwealth. KSP reports that there were 1,080 meth labs found during 2010, exceeding all previous year totals.
    The top five counties with the highest incidents of meth lab occurrences were Jefferson (154 labs), Laurel (113 labs), Warren (70 labs), Barren (57 labs) and Hardin (53).

  • Rape charge dismissed pending DNA test

    McQuinn O. Johnson, 36, of 206 Candace Street in Campbellsville has had charges of first-degree rape, intimidating a participant in the legal process and first-degree persistent felony offender dismissed with leave to reinstate. According to the dismissal order, the DNA evidence submitted to the lab will take up to six months to obtain results. Based on those results, this case may be reinstated. As a condition of the dismissal, Johnson must agree to have no contact with the victim and the victim’s mother.

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  • 4-H Club Reports

    The Hall’s Angels 4-H Club was organized in Mrs. Hall’s fourth-grade class at Lebanon Elementary School on Sept. 14, 2010.
    The following officers were elected: Trevor Douglas, president; Laura Hardin, vice-president; Destiny Mattingly, secretary and Taylor Webb, reporter.
    The first meeting of the Hall’s Angels 4-H Club was held Oct. 19. 2010.

    The Explosives 4-H Club was organized in Mrs. Pierce’s fifth-grade class at Lebanon Elementary School on Sept. 14, 2010.

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  • Mid-Kentucky Bass Anglers, Puddle Jumpers are combined