Suspects from multiple counties jailed in Laurel Co. Ky. last week during Sheriff John Root's continuing "War on Drugs"


LONDON, KY - The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is reporting that: Sheriff John Root along with Sheriff's detectives, deputies, and K-9 teams arrested 17 individuals overnight on Wednesday July 22, 2020 following the continuing "War on Drugs" that Sheriff Root pledged that his office would continually conduct.

Red Bird Mission, located in the heart of ‘coal country’ Kentucky is going Solar

Red Bird Solar with logo

Red Bird Mission hosts a pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade accredited school, clinic, community store, craft program, dorms, affordable housing, cabins for volunteers and a variety of other services critical to the community.

Kentucky State Police Hosts 'Cover the Cruiser' to Support Special Olympics

KSP Encourages Public Participation

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KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer with his granddaughter, Addison

FRANKFORT, KY – During the last week of July, Kentucky State Police (KSP) invites the public to 'Cover the Cruiser' in support of Special Olympics Kentucky (SOKY). KSP posts across the state will have cruisers parked at designated locations* (i.e. gas stations, grocery stores, etc.) and will encourage the public to cover their cruisers with custom SOKY stickers. For a minimum donation of $1, which will go directly to SOKY, Kentuckians can purchase those stickers at the designated locations and place them on the Trooper's cruiser.

KSP Charges Perry Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

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HAZARD, KY  On July 23, 2020, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Johnny David Arnold, 38, on charges related to possessing or viewing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor in the 1st degree.


One-day ‘Kentucky Girl Scouts Cookies for a Cause’ Event In Lexington, Erlanger, London & Ashland – For Every Box Purchased, One Box Donated to Kentucky Senior Living Facilities

Cookie Time Girl Scouts

LEXINGTON, KY– Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road (GSKWR) is hosting ‘Kentucky Girl Scouts Cookies for a Cause’ – a last chance cookie sales event on Saturday, July 25 at four locations throughout Kentucky, in Lexington, Erlanger, London and Ashland. After July 25, Girl Scout Cookies will no longer be available until next year’s cookie season begins in January 2021. Due to COVID-19, this year’s cookie sales were greatly impacted, resulting in a significant surplus of cookies. The Council is seeking to sell 1,000 boxes on July 25 when cookies will be available for $4 per box from 1–6PM at the following locations:

Reports reveal Kentucky's child abuse and foster care needs

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Sen. Tom Buford, R-Nicholasville, calling the meeting to order

FRANKFORT, KY – Lawmakers on the Child Welfare Oversight and Advisory Committee asked experts what more could be done to help children in abusive situations during the committee’s meeting Thursday.


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