Sheriff's Deputy Assaulted in Clay County, Kentucky during Traffic Stop

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Jonathon Jackson/Clay County Detention Center

MANCHESTER, KY (June 23, 2020) - The Clay County Sheriff's Department is reporting that: On Monday, June 22, 2020 at approximately 2:00 PM Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson along with Chief Deputy Clifton Jones and Deputy Shawn Curry arrested Jonathon Jackson, 40 of Jackson Road.

Meth Trafficking arrest at a motel in southern Laurel County, Kentucky

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LONDON, KY (June 22, 2020) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Justin Taylor along with Detective James Sizemore, Deputy Landry Collett, Deputy James Fox, and Deputy Tommy Houston arrested Roger Dale Sevier age 51 of Hopkins Hill Rd., Corbin early Monday morning June 22, 2020 at approximately 3:19 AM.

KSP Internet Crimes Against Children investigation results in arrest of a Christian Co., Ky. man

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Hopkinsville, Ky. (June 21, 2020)  On June 20, 2020, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Dennis Cline, 55, on charges related to promoting a minor in a sex performance, prohibited use of electronic communication device to procure a minor and unlawful distribution and possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

Local couple publishes book: Rural Education in America

WILLIAMSBURG, KY – June 21, 2020 - Geoff and Sky Marietta, local business owners and employees at University of the Cumberlands, have written a book entitled Rural Education in America: What Works for Our Students, Teachers, and Communities. The book is under production with Harvard Ed Press and should be available for pre-order in July.

Former Salyersville, Ky. Resident Sentenced to 252 Months for Engaging in Illicit Sexual Conduct While Traveling and Residing in Cambodia


Micky Rife/Franklin County Regional Jail 

FRANKFORT, KY — A former resident of Salyersville, Kentucky, Micky Rife, 37, was sentenced in federal court on Thursday, to 252 months in prison, by U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove, after pleading guilty on January 16, 2020, that he, a U.S. citizen, engaged and attempted to engage in illicit sexual conduct with two minor females while he traveled and resided in Cambodia.

Coroner releases name of victim found burned in vehicle on Poss Roberts Road in rural Clay County, Ky.

coroner badge cc 125MANCHESTER, KY (June 19, 2020) - Clay County Coroner Jarrod Becknell is reporting that: Identification has been made on the body found burned in a vehicle on Poss Roberts Road off KY 149 in Clay County.


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