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  1. Nation's top running back has Buckeyes as a finalistNation's top...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Herald

    ... was the state's most dominant player, has high hopes and big goals as it opens play Friday at home against Rockcastle County. "We've made a big turnaround in our program the past four years now," Harris said of the Eagles, who are No. 4 in Class 5-A ...


  2. Renfro Valley Barn Dance Celebrates 75th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Cybergrass

    ... Renfro Valley's heritage as a tourism destination has opened the door for other attractions to come into Rockcastle County including the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and lots of outdoor adventure. Renfro Valley truly deserves to be commended for ...


  3. Investigates: A confidential informant fights to make peace with pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | WKYT

    ... "I slept in my car for two years chasing those dopers. I'd go to the creek to take a bath." She remembered Rockcastle County. "They came at me with a circular saw at my legs. They tried to get me to admit I was the law and I laughed it off." Her ...


  4. Chase ends in man's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | The Sentinel-Echo

    ... After making attempts to stop Little, he allegedly refused and continued travelling northbound into Rockcastle County. Here - more than 30 miles later - troopers were able to force Little's vehicle off the roadway by using a pursuit intervention ...


  5. Pulaski County, Ky. man attempts to bury robbery victim aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 |

    According to reports by the Lexington Herald-Leader , on Wednesday, July 29, 2014, the Rockcastle County Sheriff's Department arrested a Pulaski County man for a crime most people have only seen in the movies.


  6. Rockcastle girl, 5, dies of injury from ATV accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    A 5-year-old Rockcastle County girl has died after being injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident, Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn said in a news release Sunday.


  7. Fundraiser planned for Rockcastle Co. beating victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | WKYT

    ... a man badly injured in an attack. Police say Derek Kissee was found beaten in an old limestone quarry in Rockcastle County earlier this month. Organizers of a yard sale this weekend in Pulaski County say it will benefit Kissee. The yard sale will ...


  8. Man charged with robbing Laurel County gas station where he worked; his brother was on dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... apparently is his brother. Sheriff's officials said Phillip Thomas, 36, of the Livingston community in Rockcastle County, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after turning himself in to Mount Vernon police. Thomas is charged with first-degree robbery ...


  9. Pulaski County man charged with trying to bury robbery victim alive in Rockcastle CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    The Rockcastle County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man who is accused of robbing a man and then trying to bury him alive.


  10. Man charged with attempted murder in Rockcastle Co. beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | WKYT

    ... Two men looking for brass bullet casings found him at the old Hanson mine on Mullin Station Road in Rockcastle County. Police say they have evidence placing Gambrel in close proximity to the victim and the crime scene. The sheriff tells WKYT he's ... 1 comment

  11. I-75 in Rockcastle County reduced to one lane beginning July 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Columbia Magazine

    75 in Rockcastle County reduced to one lane beginning July 27 Pavement improvements should be complete by November 30 By Amber Hale, Public Information Officer Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 8, Somerset, KY SOMERSET, KY (July 25, 2014) - ...


  12. Police accuse man of scamming people in central Kentucky hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | WKYT

    ... home because his mother died. UK police say Goodman went from a hospital in Mt. Sterling to a hospital in Rockcastle County and to UK's Chandler and Good Samaritan hospitals, preying on people while they were most vulnerable. According to police, ...


  13. Man found badly beaten in Rockcastle CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | WKYT

    ... with his grandmother who we are told raised him. But Wednesday night he was in a remote section of Rockcastle County..the victim of an apparent beating. Shotgun shells and other things that are signs of a makeshift shooting range litter the grounds ... 6 comments

  14. Chemical cleanup after truck crash keeps Interstate 75 closed in RockcastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    The removal of chemicals from a crashed truck is delaying the reopening of Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County, an officer on the scene said.


  15. Police searching 3 counties for missing 6-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... kidnapping. According to Saylor's ex-wife Kristen, Saylor held her against her will for days at a home in Rockcastle County. On Monday, she finally escaped, but says Saylor followed her to her Berea home, slammed into her car and took off with their ...


  16. Part of I-75 shut down at Rockcastle/Madison county line due to HAZMAT spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | WKYT

    Both KSP and Rockcastle County officials have confirmed that Interstate 75 is shut down due to an accident with a HAZMAT spill.


  17. Test hemp crop grows with arrival of more seedsRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... clothing and mulch from the fiber; hemp milk and cooking oil from the seeds; and soap and lotions. In Rockcastle County, a 2-acre crop has sprouted to about 8 feet tall, said Michael Lewis, a farmer helping lead that project. Part of that crop will ...


  18. Berea Police looking for man who took off with sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | WKYT

    ... they say, took off with his five-year-old son. Berea Police are looking for Stevie Saylor, 29. He is from Rockcastle County. Investigators say Saylor took off with his son after an incident with the boy's mother in Berea on Monday afternoon. Poll ...


  19. Letha G. McDanielRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | Palladium-Item

    Born March 25, 1921, in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, to W. E. "Boge" and Belle Coffey Laswell, Letha spent most of her life in Wayne County.


  20. Family Loses Home, Pets In FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A family already displaced by storm damage lost their home and their pets to a fire Thursday morning in Rockcastle County.