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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FRANKFORT, KY (Sept. 12, 2019) - Kentucky State Police will once again join Ohio State Highway Patrol, Indiana State Police, Michigan State Police, Pennsylvania State Police and the West Virginia State Police for the “6-State Trooper Project” enforcement campaign.

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'September 11th Changed Our Way of Life'

Today, may the memory of the nearly 3,000 victims who lost their lives on this day in 2001 serve as a lasting reminder of what's at stake in the fight against terrorism, to steel our resolve to continue the hard, necessary work of defending our homeland. And may we always keep foremost in our thoughts all the U.S. servicemembers, intelligence officers, diplomats, and first responders who have given their lives in pursuit of our nation's security.'

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the 18th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks:

KY Main Street Program Fall Conference this week in Eastern KY will focus on embracing cultural heritage

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 10, 2019) – “Outlaws, Moonshine, and a Country Song: Embracing Your Cultural Heritage” will be the theme of the Kentucky Main Street Program (KYMS) fall conference Sept. 10-12, which will showcase the eastern Kentucky communities of Beattyville, Paintsville, Pikeville and Salyersville.



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