Department monitoring water conditions at Lake Cumberland

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Biologists with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources are closely monitoring water conditions at Lake Cumberland with fish starting to show signs of stress due to elevated water temperatures and depleted oxygen levels.

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Panel studies future of lawmakers' pensions / Frankfort

FRANKFORT, KY – A proposed bill to phase out the Legislators' Retirement Plan was given its first public hearing this week.


Independence Man Convicted of Distributing Child Pornography

Ft. Mitchell, Ky. (Sept.13, 2019) – An Independence man was convicted late Thursday, by a federal jury sitting in Covington, of distributing child pornography.

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Criminal Trespassing arrest / Laurel County

Laurel County, (Sept. 13, 2019) - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Joey Robinson along with Deputy Gary Mehler and Sgt. John Inman arrested Todd McWhorter age 43 of East Bernstadt early Wednesday morning September 11, 2019 at approximately 12:30 AM.

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Sheriff John Root selected as 2019 "Sheriff of the Year"

LONDON, KY (Sept. 13, 2019) - The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce that Sheriff John Root has been named “2019 Sheriff of the Year” by the Kentucky Sheriff's Association.

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