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

    Friday Mar 27 | 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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  2. KSP Investigates Escaped Inmates in Lee CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 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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  3. Neighbors On High Alert As Inmate Search ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 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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  4. KSP Investigates Identity Theft Case in Lee CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | 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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  5. Puppy Stolen From Humane Society And Needs His MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | 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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  6. Weather UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | 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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  7. Midweek Showers And StormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | 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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  8. Watch Third Season Of Mother Nature's Reality Show At Mill CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Roach said.He said that he learned how near death experiences, out of body e... 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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  9. Ex-Coal Boss Pleads Not Guilty Again In Mine Safety CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Roach said.He said that he learned how near death experiences, out of body e... 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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  10. Wednesday ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | 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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  11. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    - 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 initial investigation alleges that Marsha Cook, 51 years old of Beattyville, stole the ...

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  12. Wolfe County Robbery ArrestRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Kentucky State Police

    ... and John D. Trent were charged with Robbery 1st Degree and lodged at Three Forks Regional Detention Center in Lee County. Master Trooper Joe Veeneman Public Affairs Officer Kentucky State Police Post 8, Morehead (606) 784-4127 Click here to e-mail ...

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  13. Kentucky National GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Turret

    ... County during Winter Storm Thor. SOLDIERS WITH THE 201ST ENGINEER BATTALION WORK TO REMOVE SNOW from a road in Lee County, Kentucky, Feb. 19. The unit cleared more than 70 miles of snow following the winter storm that impacted much of Kentucky. SGT. ...

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  14. Lee County Road Closed Indefinitely For Flood DamageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    KY 52 in Lee County is closed indefinitely at mile marker 17.2, approximately five miles east of Beattyville near St. Helens, due to damage caused by recent flooding. This impacts travel between Beattyville and Jackson.

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  15. Road Shut Down In Lee County Due To Damage From High WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The closure is at mile marker 17.2 near St. Helens, about five miles east of Beattyville. Motorists should follow the posted detour using KY-11 and KY-30 through Boonesville.

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  16. Man Charged With Assault Of Elderly FriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A Lee County man is recovering at UK Hospital after he was beaten by another man Friday morning in Beattyville. Authorities have charged Jesse Paul Thacker, 33, with first degree assault in the beating of LeRoy Shuler, 75. According to Shuler's family, he was staying at the house of Thacker when he beat Shuler early Friday morning.

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  17. Dixon will get more specific sales tax revenue from stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... who can request or view the information. The council also approved a memorandum of understanding with the Lee County Health Department, agreeing that if a public health crisis is declared the airport can be used for the following reasons: Josie ...

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  18. Lee County Animal Control wants to move to Dixon industrial parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... but the estimated cost – $366,000 to $460,000 – was deemed too high by the county. At Tuesday's Lee County Board Meeting, Zinke brought the issue before the board again. Buying a site in the Dixon Industrial Park, 280 E. Progress ...

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  19. City will get more specific sales tax revenue from stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... who can request or view the information. The council also approved a memorandum of understanding with the Lee County Health Department, agreeing that if a public health crisis is declared the airport can be used for the following reasons: Josie ...

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  20. Harlan Council adds memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... a Harlan PD cruiser was on the evening news, but it wasn't our cruiser," said Thomas. "A man was arrested in Lee County for impersonating a police officer. If you look closely on that news report, it's our old cruiser." Thomas said it was a 2008 ...

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