Today's News

  • Cellmate: Rigdon bragged about murder, other crimes

    By Justin Story
    Bowling Green Daily News

    While jailed in Casey County, William “Bobby” Rigdon told another inmate that he shot Wendell Gleason Pyles three times and divulged other details about the crime, according to that inmate’s testimony Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Rigdon’s murder trial.
    Rigdon, 30, is on trial in Warren Circuit Court for the shooting death of Pyles, 50, of Columbia.

  • KU warning customers about bill-payment scam

    Kentucky Utilities wants its customers to be aware of a scam in which businesses are being asked to pay their bills over the phone.

    In this scam, the caller claims to represent the utility company and requests immediate payment by credit card or prepaid money card. The caller may be using technology that makes it appear he or she is calling from the utility. If the customer does not cooperate, the call threatens to disconnect the electric or natural gas service.

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  • Suspect in Danville triple murder seeks to suppress evidence

    By Todd Kleffman
    The Advocate-Messenger

    For nearly three weeks in the fall of 2013, Danville detectives struggled to make headway toward solving the triple murder at ABC Gold Games and More. Then a man from Michigan called and put police on the trail of Kenneth Allen Keith.
    Now Keith's attorneys are hoping to bring that man, Tracy Herald, to Boyle Circuit Court and ultimately keep his testimony from Keith's murder trail.

  • Lebanon man arrested for assault, unlawful imprisonment and wanton endangerment

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office arrested Thomas Bryan Mellow, 47, of Lebanon at 11:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 4, and charged him with fourth-degree assault, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and first-degree wanton endangerment.

  • Lebanon man facing firearm, theft charges

    Marion L. Price, 38, of 119 College Street in Lebanon was indicted in three separate indictments in Marion Circuit Court recently for two counts of theft by unlawful taking or disposition (firearm), theft by unlawful taking under $500, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and three counts first-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Bardstown man ejected from vehicle during accident

    A Bardstown man was taken to University Hospital in Louisville after he was ejected from a vehicle during a Monday afternoon accident. He was no longer listed as a patient as of Tuesday morning.

    Quintrey Cochran, 24, of Bardstown was a passenger in a vehicle that collided with two trees on Hwy. 49 at 5:37 p.m. Sept. 7, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

  • Hwy. 49 Yard Sale is Sept. 11-13

    For the third year, bargain hunters will have a chance to travel Hwy. 49 for a good deal. The Hwy. 49 Yard Sale, which was initiated by Bradfordsville in 2013, is scheduled for Sept. 11 to 13.
    “It is similar to the 68 Yard Sale. It runs from Bardstown to Liberty on Hwy. 49,” said Nena Olivier, executive director of the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission. “There are hundreds of yard sales and sidewalk sales along the route.”

  • Free violin and flute concert at Centre Square Sept. 12

    There will be a violin and flute concert at 7 p.m., Sept. 12, at Centre Square in Lebanon. Bruce and Lisa Wethey, who have played Carnegie Hall and La Scala Opera House, will play in Angelic Hall in Lebanon.

  • Sisters of Loretto host family fun day Sept. 13

    The Sisters of Loretto will be hosting their seventh annual Family Fun Day from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary, 515 Nerinx Road in Nerinx.
    The public is invited to participate in activities in the front lawn of the premises and will include a bouncy slide for kids, hayrides, live music, cornhole, and fishing (for those who bring their own supplies). The Loretto Heritage Center Museum will be open from 1-3:30 p.m. that afternoon along with the History Mobile.