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

    Thursday Feb 26 | 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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  2. Dixon will get more specific sales tax revenue from stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | 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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  3. Lee County Animal Control wants to move to Dixon industrial parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | 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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  4. City will get more specific sales tax revenue from stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | 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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  5. Harlan Council adds memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | 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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  6. Beattyville man charged with impersonating officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | WKYT

    ... he said that's showing people that you're not no cop," he said. According to Ratliff's arrest citation, the Lee County Sheriff's Office and a constable got complaints about the car stopping people here along Shoemaker Road. Ratliff says he never did ... 11 comments

  7. Louis Aldridge pleads guilty to embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the plea was entered Wednesday in Lee County Circuit Court before Judge James L. Roberts. Aldridge was accused of taking money from the account of his sister-in-law, Florence Aldridge, without her consent.

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  8. Whose wall is it, anyway?Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    Nearly 2 years after a section of the retaining wall outside the old Lee County Courthouse in Dixon collapsed, as shown here in this photo from spring 2013, the debris is gone, but repairs have yet to be made. Why? Because there's a dispute over who's responsible: the county, the city or the Illinois Department of Transportation, which built the wall.

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  9. Brack D. Gentry Jr.Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Salem News

    ... of Grant Street, died Nov. 20 at his home with his children by his side. Born Oct. 12, 1931, in Sullivan's Creek, Lee County, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Brack D. and Mattie (Oldham) Gentry Sr. Survivors include eight sons, Darrell (Lynn) ...

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  10. Brack GentryRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Morning Journal

    Brack D. Gentry, Jr., 83, of Grant Street, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at his home, with his children by his side. Brack was born October 12, 1931 in Sullivan's Creek, Lee County, Kentucky, a son of the late Brack D. and Mattie Gentry, Sr., and was a resident of Lisbon for more than 30 years.

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  11. Coroner: Heart problem caused Ashton chief's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    ASHTON – A heart problem caused the Ashton chief of police to lose control of his car and crash into a field north of Amboy last month, the Lee County coroner's office said Monday. Sheriff's deputies found Darrell Farringer, 52, unresponsive in his car north of Amboy in the area of U.S. Routes 52 and 30. He was taken to KSB Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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  12. Lee County Board of Appeals cancels for DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    DIXON – The Lee County Zoning Board of Appeals has canceled its Dec. 4 meeting.

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  13. Medal of Honor recipient recognized at Lee County Commission meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... received the Medal of Honor from President Obama on September 15, a flag flew in his honor back home, above the Lee County Courthouse. "The deputies that hung this flag and took it down were all prior military and were honored to do it for you," ...

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  14. KSP Conducts Murder Investigation in Lee CountyRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is currently investigating the death of a Lee County woman that happened at approximately 6:30 pm, on Monday, November 10, 2014. The Kentucky State Police responded to 8501 HWY 2016 after a neighbor heard a gunshot, and found the female victim laying in the roadway with an apparent gunshot wound.

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  15. KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Lee CountyRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that happened just after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 3, 2014 in Lee County. The initial investigation has revealed that Douglas M. Olinger, 23 years old of Beattyville, KY was driving a 1994 Ford Truck on KY-498 near KY-11. 2 comments

  16. Exclusive: Clinton makes ad debut for GrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WHAS11

    ... to a Beattyville newspaper story in which McConnell was quoted as saying it was not his job to bring jobs to Lee County. "Economic development is a Frankfort issue. That is not my job," McConnell was quoted by the Beattyville Enterprise. In a speech ...

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  17. Tupelo Ward 3 to choose leader todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... or a community activist will speak on their behalf in local government. Both Ward 3 voting precincts - the Lee County Courthouse and Lawndale Presbyterian Church - will remain open for 12 hours, beginning at 7 a.m. Lee County voter records show ...

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  18. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... in Harlan. The class is limited to 35 people and you must pre-register by calling the office at 606-573-1260. The Lee County REPUBLICAN PARTY will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday in the Circuit Courtroom in the Lee County Courthouse. REVIVAL at ...

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  19. McConnell, Grimes argue over debatesRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | State Journal

    ... of the state, noting Beattyville Enterprise Editor Edmund Shelby, who quoted McConnell saying bringing jobs to Lee County was not his job, offered to host a debate in Beattyville. McConnell's campaign said his comments were taken out of context. ...

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  20. Lee County braces for opening day trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    Lee County schools will open on Friday and local law enforcement officials are expecting major traffic delays in downtown Leesburg.

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