McCreary County Newswire

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

    Thursday Sep 11 | 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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  2. Eastern Kentucky Man Dies after Being Hit by TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

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

    Thursday Sep 11 | 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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  4. Flash Flood Warning SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | WLEX-TV Lexington

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

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

    Thursday Aug 28 | 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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  6. County rethinking 911 Dispatch relocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | 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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  7. Congressman comes to countyRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | 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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  8. CapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. McCreary County crash kills 17-year-old driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Trooper Wendell Higginbotham determined that a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Strunk was traveling north on North Bee Rock Road when Strunk failed to negotiate a curve.

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  16. Morrow launches new petition driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | McCreary County Record

    Scottie Morrow, two-time candidate for McCreary County Judge-Executive, may not have made it through the May Primary but that isn't stopping him from jump-starting a relatively quiet election season. 15 comments

  17. Laura (King) Wilson, 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | The Star Press

    ... King Sr. and Rose Marie (Reed) King on November 10, 1945. Laura spent her childhood between family farms in McCreary County Kentucky, Springport, Indiana, and Muncie. Laura graduated from Muncie Southside High School then married the love of her ...

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  18. What A RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | TheTimesTribune.com

    ... Corbin dropped a 13-5 decision to Clay County. From that point Corbin knocked off North Laurel (6-5), McCreary County (26-1), Knox County (12-10), Wayne County (15-0), Clay County (15-4) and Hazard/Perry (10-0 and 8-2) to wrap up district play. ...

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  19. Call for aid leads to marijuana discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | McCreary County Record

    ... to the arrest of three individuals and the discovery of nearly two dozen marijuana plants Saturday evening. McCreary County Deputy Sheriff Jerry Meadows reports that the incident began at approximately 5:11 p.m. when officers were dispatched to ...

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  20. County facing new federal lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | McCreary County Record

    ... of the estate, filed suit in the United States District Court at London in May. Named as defendants are McCreary County, McCreary County Sheriff's Department, Sheriff Gus Skinner and Deputy Sheriff Joe Horne individually, Wayne County, Wayne County ...

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