UPDATE: KSP Arrests Owsley County High School Teacher for Sexual Offenses


MCKEE, KY. (November 24, 2019) – The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is continuing their investigation of an Owsley County High School teacher, who was arrested earlier this month for sexual offenses.

21 arrests during "Operation Another November to Remember" Drug Roundup in Laurel County

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Laurel County, Ky. (November 22, 2019) -  Sheriff John Root, detectives and deputies, along with the Sheriff's Office Special Response Team (SRT), and K-9 teams conducted a county wide drug roundup "Operation Another November to Remember" early Friday morning November 22, 2019 seeking 19 individuals on drug trafficking and possession charges throughout Laurel County. 

Secretary Bernhardt Unveils New National Wildlife Refuge in Kentucky

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U.S. Department of the Interior establishes Green River National Wildlife Refuge in Henderson, Kentucky (photo credit, DOI Photographer Tami Heilemann)

Henderson, Kentucky – Friday, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, along with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials, and their counterparts from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, announced the establishment of the Green River National Wildlife Refuge near the confluence of the Ohio and Green rivers in Henderson, Kentucky.

Attorney General-Elect Daniel Cameron Appoints Clay County Attorney To Transition Team

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Clay County Attorney Joseph C. White

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 20, 2019) — Attorney General-Elect Daniel Cameron has selected Joe White, the Clay County Attorney, to his transition team.

Complaint of theft suspect being held at gunpoint / Laurel County

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Laurel County, Ky. (November 20, 2019) - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's K-9 Deputy Gary Mehler arrested Jeffrey S. Dixon age 31 of Blackey, Kentucky on Tuesday night November 19, 2019 at approximately 10:02 PM.

Guilty plea in fatal DUI traffic crash / London

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LONDON, KY (November 20, 2019) - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Chris Lee Francis age 37 of Little County Road, East Bernstadt pled guilty in Laurel Circuit Court on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 regarding a traffic crash investigated by Laurel Sheriff's Detective Sgt. Chris Edwards.


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