Laurel County Newswire

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  1. Lance Corporal Matthew Jackson's mother sits by his grave.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... a headstone marking his grave. Family members of Jackson visit him as often as they can in Wells Cemetery in Laurel County, but they say, this fallen hero is missing something very important. His mother tried to describe the emptiness she feels at ...

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  2. Sanderford headlines Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame classRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    ... of Kentucky, having earned a spot in the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame in 2013. Garland helped Laurel County win three state championships, leading the team in scoring in all three championship games. No other player in girls' state ...

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  3. Vehicle Pursuit and Fugitive Arrest in Laurel CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday | Kentucky State Police

    ... the scene by Trooper Mike King, Trooper Chris Saunders, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Rob Mitchell, Laurel County Sheriff's Office and the Corbin Police Department. TPR Lloyd Cochran Public Affairs Officer Kentucky State Police Post 11, ...

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  4. Prison escapee captured in Laurel CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WKYT

    ... y prison, on April 26 at approximately 9:17 p.m. Blanton was serving a 16-year sentence for convictions out of Laurel County, including Manufacturing Methamphetamine. He would have been eligible for parole in December 2015.

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  5. Electrical inspection fees proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... of March; *Opened sealed bid for the purchase of a used city owned fire truck. One bid was received from the Laurel County Fire Department in the amount of $52,000. Council agreed to accept the bid; *A motion was made and approved that council ...

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  6. Troopers arrest man who found remains in Rockcastle Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WKYT

    He's accused of trying to steal part of a crime scene. A Laurel County man is in jail, charged with tampering with physical evidence.

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  7. Three arrested in high speed chase through Pulaski, Laurel countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WKYT

    ... said Captain Shannon Smith with Somerset Police. Police say the chase finally came to an end three miles into Laurel County when the car suddenly just stopped. The three surrendered peacefully. Police arrested the driver, 30-year old Chris Holbrook, ...

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  8. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... to track him down.46-year-old inmate Charles Blanton was serving a 16-year sentence for convictions out of Laurel County, including manufacturing meth. He would have been eligible for parole in December 2015.He is described as a white male, 6 feet ...

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  9. Blackburn inmate walks away from facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | KFVS12

    A statement from the facility says 45-year-old Charles Blanton, who was serving a 16-year sentence on charges out of Laurel County including manufacturing methamphetamine, went missing Sunday evening. He would have been eligible for parole in December.

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  10. Blackburn Inmate EscapedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    A statement from the facility says 45-year-old Charles Blanton, who was serving a 16-year sentence on charges out of Laurel County including manufacturing methamphetamine, went missing Sunday evening. He would have been eligible for parole in December.

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  11. April 25 StormsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 26 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... to track him down.46-year-old inmate Charles Blanton was serving a 16-year sentence for convictions out of Laurel County, including manufacturing meth. He would have been eligible for parole in December 2015.He is described as a white male, 6 feet ...

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  12. Tracking A Quiet Stretch Of WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... for the Run for the Roses coming up on LEX 18 News at 6. A Golden Alert has been issued for a man missing from Laurel County.George Peace, 51, originally from Harlan but staying in London was reported missing Saturday night. He was last seen on ...

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  13. 3 Young Women Jailed In Russia For Twerking Next To MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) A Golden Alert has been issued for a man missing from Laurel County.George Peace, 51, originally from Harlan but staying in London was reported missing Saturday night. He was last seen on South ...

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  14. Blackburn Officials Looking For Escaped InmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... to track him down. 46-year-old inmate Charles Blanton was serving a 16-year sentence for convictions out of Laurel County, including manufacturing meth. He would have been eligible for parole in December 2015. He is described as a white male, 6 feet ...

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  15. Madison County Man Indicted On Child PornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... another man was shot after he showed up at UK Hos... A Golden Alert has been issued for a man missing from Laurel County.George Peace, 51, originally from Harlan but staying in London was reported missing Saturday night. He was last seen on South ...

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  16. Golden Alert Issued For Laurel County ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... last seen wearing a black jacket with a white stripe down the sleeve, black shirt, jeans and tennis shoes. The Laurel County Sheriff's office is asking anyone with information to call 606-864-6600 or 606-878-7000. A fugitive from Wyoming now sits in ...

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  17. Northbound I-75 in Laurel County closed because of crash involving boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WKYT

    Northbound Interstate 75 is currently closed just north of Corbin because of a crash involving a pickup hauling a boat. Kentucky State Police say a pickup truck hauling a boat jackknifed, and the boat overturned onto the road.

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  18. Dog Tied To Truck, Dragged 4 Miles Before Being Thrown In DitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Switched

    The founder of an animal rescue center said she is suffering "sleepless hours" after dealing with the tragic case of a dog horrifically injured and left to die in a ditch. Stephanie Fields, director of Homeward Bound Canine Rescue and Rehabilitation in Kentucky , got a phone call Tuesday morning from a woman who found a dog barely clinging to life along a highway in Laurel County.

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  19. Burglary convict paroled after 14 months arrested again in Laurel Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WKYT

    ... on state law, he could receive parole after 20% of that. That was in September. And Wednesday a constable in Laurel County said he got a complaint of Lopez back to his old tricks of looking into homes. In 2013, police say that's would he would do ...

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  20. Lane Closure Along I-64 In Carter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... third alcohol-related incident. Warning: The details of this story are disturbing.An animal rescue group in Laurel County says the driver of a vehicle dragged a dog, causing him extensive injuries, then left the animal on the side of a busy road to ...

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