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  1. Rita Harvey, 51, Adair Co., KYRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 8 | Columbia Magazine

    Rita Harvey, 51, Adair Co., KY She was a member of the New Life for the Nations, factory worker and a homemaker. She was a native of McCreary County, KY, and a resident of Adair County, KY, at the time of her death.

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  2. Three killed in house fire in McCreary CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WKYT

    Kentucky State Police said they were notified of the deadly house fire on Sycamore Trail on Sunday around 5:45 a.m. and sent an arson investigator to the scene. Investigators found the bodies of David Perkins, 52, of Whitley City, Lisa Perkins, 48, of Whitley City, and Shanlen Crabtree, 3, of Whitley City in a bedroom of the home.

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  3. McCreary County House Fire Kills 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    The WBKO viewing area is currently under a threat for severe weather. We will activate our LIVEstream only when severe weather coverage warrants.

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  4. Death Investigation in McCreary CountyRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    On Sunday, October 12, 2014, at approximately 5:42 AM the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified of a residential structure fire with fatalities on Sycamore Trail in McCreary County. KSP Arson Investigator Detective Brian Lewis along with Detective Billy Correll arrived on the scene and determined through an investigation that all three victims: David D. Perkins, 52, of Whitley City, Lisa Y. Perkins, 48, of Whitley City and Shanlen Crabtree, 3, of Whitley City were located in the bedroom of the residence.

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  5. News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... ballot box." WHITLEY CITY, Ky. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire at a residence in McCreary County, Kentucky, that killed three people. Kentucky State Police received a call about a fire at the Whitley City residence around ...

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  6. Fatal Traffic Crash in McCreary CountyRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    On Tuesday, October 07, 2014 at approximately 9:45 PM, the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a fatal two vehicle traffic crash on US HWY 27 at the intersection of JobCorp Hill RD in McCreary County. Upon arrival Accident Reconstructionist Trooper Delzie Kelly determined that a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer operated by Shea A. Coffey, 29, of Stearns was traveling northbound on US 27 when he crossed over the center-line and struck a 2002 Buick Le Sabre that was traveling southbound operated by Palace O. Anderson, 68, of Strunk.

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  7. Pedestrian Fatality in McCreary CountyRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    On Thursday, September 11, 2014 at approximately 9:57 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a pedestrian struck by a train on George Jones Road in McCreary County. Upon arrival Traffic Crash Reconstructionist Trooper Craig Reed determined that a northbound Norfolk Southern train struck Edward Murphy, 75, of Marshes Siding, KY as he was attempting to cross the tracks at the George Jones Road crossing.

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  8. Eastern Kentucky man dies after being hit by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An eastern Kentucky man has died after being hit by a train as he tried to walk across railroad tracks. Kentucky State Police say 75-year-old Edward Murphy of Marshes Siding in McCreary County was hit by a northbound Norfolk Southern train around 10 a.m. EDT Thursday in Whitley City.

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  9. One dead after train hits pedestrian in McCreary Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | WKYT

    It happened Thursday morning at a small railroad crossing in McCreary County. The scene is off Kentucky 1651, just south of Kentucky 700.

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  10. Flash Flood Warning SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A flash flood warning is in effect for northern McCreary county through 4:00 PM Friday.

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  11. Investigates: Parents' concern over McCreary County teacher's pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | WKYT

    Joyce Kidd has lived in McCreary County her whole life. She was a school board member in the county for eleven years.

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  12. County rethinking 911 Dispatch relocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | McCreary County Record

    Thursday's meeting of McCreary County Fiscal Court was noteworthy in that several votes were delayed and it ended with an executive session involving personnel.

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  13. Congressman comes to countyRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | McCreary County Record

    ... groundbreaking of a sewer extension project for nearly 90 homes in Revelo and Stearns. Participating were McCreary County PVA Bruce Lominac, Judge-Executive Doug Stephens, Water Commissioner Maynard New, Water Superintendent Steve Owens, Water ...

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  14. CapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | McCreary County Record

    ... Police received a tip that James Ray Creekmore Jr., 32, and Michael Anthony Jones, 20, had made their way to McCreary County. Troopers Shaler Jones and Willie Cowan - along with McCreary County Sheriff Gus Skinner, Deputy Jerry Meadows, US Forest ...

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  15. Timber sale proposed for Daniel Boone forestRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... Forest has caused controversy for years. The massive forest covers more than 708,000 acres in 21 counties. McCreary County Judge-Executive Doug Stephens says some local residents would oppose logging due to environmental concerns while others would ...

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  16. Forest Service proposes biggest Daniel Boone forest timber sale in yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... as workers drag logs out of the forest. One particular concern is the 4,800-acre Beaver Creek Wilderness in McCreary County, a deep, thickly-wooded valley crossed by clear streams and ringed by sandstone cliffs. It is one of only two wilderness ...

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  17. Three injured in Revelo collisionRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | McCreary County Record

    ... collision that occurred in Revelo just after 8 a.m. Thursday morning. According to investigating officer McCreary County Deputy Sheriff Jerry Meadows, Ann Six, 73, of Whitley City was southbound on US 27 in a 2012 Dodge Van when she proceeded ...

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  18. Web Special: TN woman charged with Escape in prison walk-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | McCreary County Record

    ... of Marijuana after she was detained by prison officers along with inmate Delman Davis on Clear Creek Road. McCreary County Sheriff Gus Skinner reported Tuesday that Deputy Jerry Meadows arrested Phillips at 6:51 a.m. on August 10 for the violation ...

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  19. Sheltowee Trace on hunt for volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | McCreary County Record

    ... placed at Exits 11 and 25 in anticipation for a "dry run" which has been scheduled for October according to McCreary County Economic and Community Development Director Susan Stephens. The Sheltowee Trace was officially dedicated as part of the ...

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  20. United Cumberland Bank donates $5K toward MCHSa Sbatting cagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | McCreary County Record

    ... with a $5,000 donation. The financial struggles of our local sports teams came to light in May when the McCreary County Board of Education was presented with a comparison of the district with others in the 12th Region. The following month, board ...

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