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31 min ago | The Sentinel-Echo

Casino open only one day

While the county is focused on bringing in new businesses, one business was shut down just one day after its grand opening.

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Related Topix: Lily, KY, Games, Poker

4 hrs ago | WKYT

Three arrested in London after child found sleeping near drug paraphernalia

Three are behind bars in Laurel County after drug paraphernalia, uncapped syringes were found laying within arm's reach of a sleeping 7-year-old.

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6 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

2 men hospitalized after car hits tree head-on in Laurel County

One man is in critical condition and another is listed as fair at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital after a car hit a tree in Laurel County Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky, London, KY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

2 charged after 90-mph chase on Laurel County roads, ATV trail sparks fire

Two people face multiple charges after a 90-mph chase over public roads and an all-terrain vehicle trail in Laurel County, police said.

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Related Topix: Fire, East Bernstadt, KY, London, KY

The Sentinel-Echo

Wetlands will be used for recreation and education

A new piece of green space was unfurled on Thursday in honor of London and Laurel County's observation of Arbor Day.

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Related Topix: London, KY, Bush, KY

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Sentinel-Echo

Woman falsely reports being hit by husband in pickup

It began with the call that a man had hit his wife with his pickup truck on Boggs Lane in the Lily community around 5 a.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Lily, KY, London, KY

The Sentinel-Echo

Kentucky teachers to see raises

Teachers and administrative staff throughout the Commonwealth, including those in Laurel County, can expect to see a pay raise in each of the next two years, according to a two-year spending plan approved last week by the Kentucky General Assembly.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., East Bernstadt, KY

The Sentinel-Echo

First United Methodist hosts Open House for Celebrate Recovery

To a lot of people Celebrate Recovery is thought of as a court-ordered place for recovering drug addicts and alcoholics to meet, but according to Stew Taylor, one of the founders of the program at First United Methodist Church, it's about so much more.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Alcoholism, Medicine, Health

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Sentinel-Echo

Shots fired at Levi pond

A disagreement over a sold vehicle led to shots being fired Friday at the duck pond in Levi Jackson State Park and ended with the arrest of a Laurel County man and woman on multiple charges, including attempted murder.

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Related Topix: London, KY, Whitley County, KY

The Sentinel-Echo

Man burned in house fire

Kenneth Wooton gingerly covered his right hand with a cloth, grimacing with pain as he stood outside a mobile home on Hardin Road on Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Fire, Drugs, London, KY

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Sentinel-Echo

Judge to decide on Phelps' release

After nearly six months in jail, a former school administrator awaits a judge's decision on whether he will be released on shock probation.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Sentinel-Echo

Former UofL exec faces 55 years in prison

The former Laurel County resident and University of Louisville executive was arraigned Wednesday on a seven-count federal indictment charging him with theft, bribery, money laundering, mail fraud and tax fraud.

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Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

The Sentinel-Echo

Close call on Ky. 192

Five people narrowly escaped serious injury when a white Dodge Dakota pickup truck overturned in a ditch line along Ky.

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Related Topix: London, KY

Mon Apr 07, 2014

TheTimesTribune.com

Today's Headlines - April 7, 2014

Saturday was "E-Cycle Saturday" at the Corbin Recycling Center and from the look of things, the event was an E-Success.

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Related Topix: Corbin, KY, Whitley County, KY

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Sentinel-Echo

Driveway repair scammer captured

Wells Drive in Corbin was a hubbub of activity on Wednesday afternoon as a man involved in a driveway repair scam was taken into custody.

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Related Topix: Corbin, KY, London, KY

The Sentinel-Echo

Lily man hit, killed by train

Miki Strunk arrived at the train tracks on Robinson Creek Road Wednesday in a state of disbelief, panic and confusion.

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Related Topix: Lily, KY, London, KY

TheTimesTribune.com

Today's Headlines - April 4, 2014

No new trial date has been set in the case against former nurse Angela Jaynes, 40, of Walker, who faces one murder charge in the 2012 shooting death of 35-year-old James Cox.

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Related Topix: Walker, KY, Violent Crime

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Sentinel-Echo

No Burn Season: Firefighters battle multiple brush fires Monday

London residents on Old Way Road started a fire on Monday afternoon that nearly burned down three houses and one tool shed.

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Related Topix: London, KY, Fire, Bush, KY, East Bernstadt, KY, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

The Sentinel-Echo

Burglar had syringe in toothbrush holder

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. - Searching for something in a wide area is sometimes referred to a "looking for a needle in a haystack."

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Related Topix: London, KY

The Sentinel-Echo

Man charged with bigamy

A London man was arrested Friday evening for two warrants from other counties as well as a fugitive warrant from another state.

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Related Topix: London, KY, Madison County, KY, Berea, KY

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