Senator McConnell Advances Kentucky Hemp Priorities

'Hemp farmers, processors and manufacturers are exploring the crop's great potential, and I'm proud to work with them every step of the way'

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced several important provisions in the Senate Agriculture Appropriations bill that will benefit Kentucky's growing hemp industry.

Subject arrested at traffic crash assaults Laurel deputies

Laurel County, Ky. (Sept, 29, 2019) -  Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Allen Turner along with Deputy Joey Robinson arrested John Alfred Schell age 28 of Gunnison, Colorado on Saturday night September 28, 2019 at approximately 9:40 PM.

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Laurel Deputies to showcase newest vehicles at World Chicken Festival

LONDON, KY (Sept. 28, 2019) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: The Laurel County Sheriff's office has an informational booth in front of the Laurel County Courthouse at the annual World Chicken Festival in downtown London this weekend September 26 through September 29.

Chicken Fest 2019

Pictured is Hunter visiting with K-9 Deputy Gary Mehler and his K-9 “Edge” and Jaylynn, Tommy, and Emily
visiting with Deputy Gilbert Acciardo at the Laurel County Sheriff's office informational booth

Knox County Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Distributing Prescription Pills

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LONDON, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2019 - A Flat Lick, Kentucky man, Jerry “Rabbit” Cox, 70, admitted to drug trafficking in federal court on Monday.

Burglary Tools arrests in Laurel County

Laurel County, Ky. (Sept. 26, 2019) -  Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Tommy Houston Along with Deputy Josh Morgan, Sgt. John Inman, K-9 Deputy Gary Mehler, and CSO Judy Morgan arrested two individuals early Thursday morning September 26, 2019 at approximately 12:13 AM.



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