Laurel County Newswire

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  1. Bennett scores high marks in yearly evaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Sentinel-Echo

    Doug Bennett has been the superintendent of Laurel County Schools for two years and in that time he has been able to make a positive impression with the board of education members as is shown on his annual superintendent's evaluation.

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  2. Sheltowee Extreme 6 Adventure Race coming to LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Sentinel-Echo

    ... there will be a limited number of kayaks and canoes available for rent. The race is a major tourism draw for Laurel County, as all but one of the competitors from last year's race were from out of town. The event is a regional qualifier for the ...

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  3. Meeting focuses on dangers of underage drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Sentinel-Echo

    A Thursday night town hall meeting designed to educate the community on the current state of underage drinking pointed out the many physiological dangers for those under the age of 21. The Laurel County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy and the Regional Prevention Center hosted a town hall meeting at the Laurel County Courthouse community room.

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  4. Prewitt's love of farming is a family thingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Sentinel-Echo

    ... is spent tending to barns, fences, hay fields, tractors and, most importantly, a herd of cattle. Prewitt, a Laurel County native, is a beef farmer. His time not spent in the classrooms and hallways of Eastern Kentucky University are spent checking, ...

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  5. Police Roundup: 6 juveniles charged for vandalism of delivery trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | TheTimesTribune.com

    ... several Flav-O-Rich delivery trucks early Monday morning - and the six culprits were all allegedly juveniles. Laurel County Sheriff John Root said Detective Josh Scott charged six male juveniles, ranging in age from 8 to 15, following an ...

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  6. Restaurants not paying new taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | TheTimesTribune.com

    ... look over the request. - Chelsea Philpot and Emily Sharp spoke before the commission about their love for the Laurel County Homecoming. "I want the homecoming to be the best it has ever been," Sharp said. Philpot said she would like the commission ...

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  7. Six boys ages 8 to 15 accused of vandalizing milk trucks in Laurel CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Six boys ranging in age from 8 to 15 were taken into custody early Monday after causing thousands of dollars in damage to 10 milk delivery trucks, according to the Laurel County sheriff's office.

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  8. Rice performs at the public libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Sentinel-Echo

    Louisville based singer/songwriter Butch Rice performed his brand of 'acoustic pop and coffeehouse folk music' for a crowd of over 40 people at the Laurel County Public Library on Tuesday afternoon.

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  9. Firefighters honor 2 who gave ultimate sacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Sentinel-Echo

    ... was Ronnie Bales, who served as chief of the Keavy Volunteer Fire Department for 20 years and president of the Laurel County Fire Alliance for 40 years. Bales died last year after battling cancer. Among those speaking was State Fire Rescue Training ...

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  10. Deputies remove three children from 'unfit' home in LondonRead the original story

    Monday | The Sentinel-Echo

    Three Laurel County children were removed from a filthy East Bernstadt home that Laurel County Sheriff's deputies described as the worst home they had ever been in.

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  11. Laurel County hosts flower showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | TheTimesTribune.com

    Photo by Kristina Smith The Laurel County Extension Office was the site of a flower show Saturday.

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  12. Part of Ky. 80 to be closed for bridge repairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | TheTimesTribune.com

    This friendly reminder for the weekend - part of Hwy. 80 east of London in Laurel County will be closed beginning Monday as crews from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's District 11 office repair a bridge.

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  13. Traffic stop starts chain of six meth-related arrests in Laurel CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Arrested in Laurel County on meth charges on July 19, 2014, clockwise from top left: Reynier Ruiz-Pena, Sherry Brown, Bradley Moore, Nora Bowman, Michelle Savage and Michael Bruner.

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  14. Six people behind bars after drug busts in Laurel CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | WKYT

    ... er finding 5.7 grams of meth and three EBT cards, with the pin numbers on them. All subjects are lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. They are all charged with possession of a controlled substance, among other charges.

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  15. Guilty plea in 2012 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | TheTimesTribune.com

    A Danville man charged in the 2012 shooting of an East Bernstadt man pleaded guilty Thursday in Laurel County Circuit Court.

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  16. Laurel County school board recognizes summer graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The Sentinel-Echo

    Four Laurel County summer school students walked past smiling friends, family and loved ones to the front of the crowded board of education meeting room to be honored as high school graduates during Monday night's Laurel County Board of Education meeting.

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  17. Triathlete collapses during eventRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | The Sentinel-Echo

    ... Hale quickly had Hart moved under a canopy and orchestrated contact with Bald Rock Volunteer Fire Department, Laurel County EMS and Water Rescue. Hale could be heard shouting to Hart while other volunteers took turns performing CPR. Hart could be ...

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  18. Police Roundup: Flies, roaches, feces in home with three childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | TheTimesTribune.com

    Three children were found in a home filled with trash, animal feces, flies and roaches, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

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  19. Today's Headlines - July 17, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | TheTimesTribune.com

    ... children Three children were found in a home filled with trash, animal feces, flies and roaches, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root. Pick up a copy of the Times-Tribune in newsstands across the Tri-County. Today's webpage will be updated ...

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  20. London-Laurel Tourism discusses future eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | TheTimesTribune.com

    ... Co-Director Kim Collier. Collier began by giving the commission updates on the Heritage Hills Banquet Hall and Laurel County History Museum & Genealogy Center. "The Heritage Hills landscaping is to start next week," Collier said. Business at the ...

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