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  1. Lee County state's attorney presents drug court reportRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | The Daily Gazette

    Tom Lilyman, at the lectern, talks about his experience in Lee County's drug court program during Tuesday night's Lee County Board meeting. DIXON – In front of a crowd of about 50 people at the Lee County Board meeting Tuesday night, Tom Lilyman talked about the best 9 months of his life.

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  2. Share Lee County Courthouse memories as part of celebrationRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The historic Lee County Courthouse will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its opening in December and planning is under way for a special reception in honor of the occasion. However, the courthouse wasn't built in a day the cornerstone was placed in April 1915 and one day isn't enough to recognize how important the building has been for generations of Lee County residents.

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  3. Lee County officials take first step toward repairing courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Albany Herald

    Commissioners voted to pay Masonry Restoration Technologies & Services of Lima, Ohio, $24,535 to conduct an exterior assessment of the Lee County Courthouse and make recommendations on needed repairs.

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  4. Contract Awarded For Permanent Repairs To Flood-Damaged Section Of KY 52 In Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded a contract for permanent repairs to a flood-damaged section of KY 52 in Lee County. Frederick & May Construction Co.

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  5. Lee County commissioners, Gilchrist interest groups to meet on April 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Boca Beacon

    It has been confirmed that Lee County Commissioners will review, listen to public input and make a determination regarding parking on Gilchrist Avenue at their meeting on Tuesday, April 21 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lee County Courthouse. In a meeting held on Thursday, April 9, The Gasparilla Island Conservation and Improvement Association looked over two plans presented by two island factions - one being the Gilchrist Neighborhood Association and the other by the Churches and Gasparilla Inn Group.

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  6. Lee County Board approves new gambling ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    DIXON – As far as a new building goes, Lee County Animal Control is home free, Lee County Board member John Nicholson said during the board meeting Tuesday night. With Monday night's approval by the Dixon City Council to rezone the land in the Dixon Industrial Park from industrial to special use for operation of a government animal facility, Animal Control can move ahead with plans for a new home.

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  7. Former fire chief wants to unseat Lee County commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... Hospital with traumatic injuries. The 2016 election is still almost two years away, but the political race for a Lee County Commission seat is already springing into life. Frank Mann says the election is 20 months away and while he confirms he's ...

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  8. Update (Arrests Made) - KSP Investigates Escaped Inmates in Lee CountyRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    ... Richmond Post was notified that two inmates escaped from the custody of the Wolfe County Jailer, on HWY-498 in Lee County today. The initial investigation alleges that cousins, Dallas Trent, 19 years old of Campton, and John Trent, 23 years old of ...

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  9. Funeral To Be Held For Woman Who Died In Flood WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Lee County woman killed last week when her car was swept away by flood water will be laid to rest Monday. Witnesses told LEX 18 that they saw 63-year-old Lois McGovern in a dark colored Saturn try to drive in high water on Highway 52 near Beattyville.

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  10. Woman's Body Recovered From Flooded CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Search crews have found the car and body of a Lee County woman who witnesses said was swept away after attempting to drive in high waters around 9 a.m. Friday morning. Witnesses told LEX 18 that they saw a woman in a dark colored Saturn with Lee County plates try to drive in high water on Highway 52 near Beattyville.

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  11. Mother and Child Swept Away in Kentucky Flood, Still MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Robert Purdy said the woman and child were stranded in their vehicle in high water around 9:30 a.m. Friday on a rural highway in Lee County. Buddy Rogers, spokesman for the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management, said Lee County authorities requested a state police helicopter to help try to find them, but the weather was too bad for an aerial search.

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  12. Recovery Underway In Lee County For Car Swept Away By Flood WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Search crews are trying to find a woman who witnesses say was swept away in her car after attempting to drive in high waters. Witnesses tell LEX 18 that they saw a woman in a dark colored Saturn with Lee County plates try to drive in high water on Highway 52 near Beattyville.

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  13. Mike Hubbard's lawyers accuse prosecutors of misconduct in ethics caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... filed a new motion to dismiss the case, alleging prosecutors have tainted the investigation. The motion, filed in Lee County Circuit Court, is based partly on allegations by former Deputy Attorney General Sonny Reagan. Reagan, who handled gambling ...

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  14. Flood-Damaged Section Of KY 52 In Lee County Temporarily Reopened To TrafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    One lane of the road at milepoint 17.2 near St. Helens is now open. Traffic will be controlled by temporary signals.

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  15. KSP Investigates Escaped Inmates in Lee CountyRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was notified that two inmates escaped from the custody of the Wolfe County Jailer, on HWY-498 in Lee County today. The initial investigation alleges that cousins, Dallas Trent, 19 years old of Campton, and John Trent, 23 years old of Campton, escaped this afternoon at approximately 12:30 pm.

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  16. Neighbors On High Alert As Inmate Search ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    With helicopters flying high and State Police on the ground, it was a manhunt for two inmates that went on for much of the day in Lee county even causing state Highway 498 to shut down. This left some neighbors, like Nancy Wethington, unable to go back to their homes for several hours, "we just came home and checked everything here we have a niece living over there and we checked on her and we went to my sister's house and checked everything there."

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  17. KSP Investigates Identity Theft Case in Lee CountyRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    On Friday, March 13, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff's Office served an arrest warrant on a Lee County woman, following an investigation by the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post. The initial investigation alleges that Marsha Cook, 51 years old of Beattyville, stole the identities of two elderly females and received student loans totaling more than $50,000.

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  18. Puppy Stolen From Humane Society And Needs His MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... of a 10-year-old student in an accident involving a school bus Monday afternoon. BEATTYVILLE, Ky.- On Friday, the Lee County Sheriff's Office served an arrest warrant on a Lee County woman, following an investigation by the Kentucky State Police.The ...

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  19. Weather UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... of a 10-year-old student in an accident involving a school bus Monday afternoon. BEATTYVILLE, Ky.- On Friday, the Lee County Sheriff's Office served an arrest warrant on a Lee County woman, following an investigation by the Kentucky State Police.The ...

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  20. Midweek Showers And StormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... of a 10-year-old student in an accident involving a school bus Monday afternoon. BEATTYVILLE, Ky.- On Friday, the Lee County Sheriff's Office served an arrest warrant on a Lee County woman, following an investigation by the Kentucky State Police.The ...

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