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  1. PHS hosting two tournamentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... days." Teams competing in the Chain Rock Classic include the boys from Pineville, Harlan, Williamsburg and Rockcastle County and the girls from Pineville, Rockcastle County, Red Bird and McCreary Central. This year's Pine Mountain Classic field ...


  2. Rockcastle County man arrested for Ohio murder waives extraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WKYT

    ... was later found in the trunk of her car. Police have not released a cause of death. French appeared before Rockcastle County Judge Scott Lawless Monday morning and agreed to waive his extradition, meaning he has agreed to be picked up by authorities ...


  3. Man Extradited To Ohio In Cold Case MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... he is accused of murdering an elderly woman back in 2012. The 56-year-old was arrested last Wednesday in Rockcastle County, accused of killing 86-year-old Barbara Howe. Police in Ohio say back in October 2012, Howe disappeared after leaving a ...


  4. Fugitive Arrest in Rockcastle CountyRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Kentucky State Police

    On Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at approximately 1:50 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by authorities in Butler County, Ohio about a fugitive that was possibly staying at a residence on Flat Gap Road in Rockcastle County. Butler County authorities advised KSP that Daniel R. French, 56, of Berea had an indictment warrant for Aggravated Murder, Aggravated Burglary, Aggravated Robbery, Tampering With Evidence and Gross Abuse of a Corpse.


  5. DC homeowners leave stinky package for thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... Barbara Howe. Daniel French, 56, was arrested Wednesday by Kentucky State Police at a home in northwestern Rockcastle County at around 1:56 p.m. A Butler County Grand Jury indicted a Berea, Ky man in the 2012 death of Barbara Howe. Daniel French, ...


  6. 18-year-old dies after losing control of car, crashing into treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    An 18-year-old was killed after losing control of his vehicle and hitting a tree in Madison County, according to Kentucky State Police. Richard Tillery, of Berea, was driving a 1997 BMW south on U.S. 25 around 4 p.m. Monday when he lost control, crossed into oncoming traffic and went off the left side of the roadway hitting the tree near the Rockcastle County line.


  7. ACHS National Honor Society holds induction ceremonyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Columbia Magazine

    ACHS National Honor Society holds induction ceremony Riley Grant, current NHS president, made introductions. Joanie Alexander, a new teacher at Adair County High School, spoke on memories as a member of NHS at Rockcastle County High School.


  8. Man pleads guilty to lesser charge in Rockcastle quarry beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | WKYT

    A man accused of trying to kill another man during a violent robbery has plead guilty to a lesser charge. Police say Gambrell stole $700 and beat Kissee in the head before burying him. Derek Kissee, 23, was found in July buried under rocks at the old limestone quarry in Rockcastle County.


  9. More dogs reported stolen in southern, central Kentucky countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | WKYT

    In the past week, several dogs that have been reported stolen in both Garrard and Pulaski Counties. Saturday, a woman in Rockcastle County says four boxers have gone missing just on her street alone.


  10. Hunter rescued after falling from cliff in Rockcastle CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | WKYT

    The sheriff's office says a hunter fell off a cliff. Emergency crews worked for several hours Monday morning to get to him.


  11. Holiday ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... during the annual "Holiday Ideas" event held recently at the Harlan Extension Depot. Hazel Jackson, Rockcastle County FCS Extension Agent, teaches a class on how to construct Christmas ornaments during the recent "Holiday Ideas" workshop held at the ...


  12. Sheriff's office investigating Rockcastle County fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | WKYT

    Mount Vernon Fire Department, Livingston Fire, and sheriff's deputies were called out to a structure fire on Brush Creek Circle. No one was injured.


  13. Lee McCrackenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Palladium-Item

    He was born in Rockcastle County, KY on April 3, 1946, the son of John and Zadie McCracken, and lived most of his life in Wayne County.


  14. COLE, Lottie E.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice COLE, Lottie E. "Nanny" On October 23, 2014, Lottie Cole went to rejoin her husband of over 50 years, Elijah Cole and her youngest son, Larry "Dan" Cole, in Heaven. She was born on June 8, 1925 in Rockcastle County, KY to the late Rollie and Martha Mullins.


  15. Free drug test kits provide new prevention initiative for youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    A new drug prevention initiative designed to provide youth another way to resist peer pressure to experiment with drugs was launched in Rockcastle County on Tuesday. The "Give Me A Reason" program - a collaborative effort by the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area and Operation UNITE - will provide free saliva-based drug test kits to parents through distribution sites located throughout the county.


  16. Bears hope to stay aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... seniors," said Harlan County coach Tom Larkey, who hasn't ended a season with a losing record since his Rockcastle County Rockets finished 4-6 in 1985, his first season in Mount Vernon. "I'm having a rough time, too. It's hard on me as a coach," ...


  17. Drug Testing to Give Kids a Reason to Say NoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | WKJK-AM Louisville

    MT. VERNON, Ky -- A pilot program will put drug testing kits in the hands of parents to give kids a reason to say no to drugs. "Give Me a Reason" gets its start in Rockcastle County in southeast Kentucky.


  18. Harlan County's Engle places 2nd in Mercer meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... with 92. The Harlan County girls finished fourth with perhaps their worst performance of the season. Rockcastle County was the team champion with 33 points, followed by North Laurel with 55, South Laurel with 71, Harlan County with 84 and Whitley ...


  19. Former Kentucky player falls from upper deckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | USA Today

    A University of Kentucky spokesperson said Sunday that the fan who fell from the upper deck Saturday night at Commonwealth Stadium, former offensive lineman Brad Durham, is in serious condition at UK Hospital. The Rockcastle County graduate is an Indianapolis native who played for the Cats from 2007-2010, capping his career with a visit to the BBVA Campass Bowl in January 2011.


  20. Former UK football player hurt in fall at Commonwealth StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | WKYT

    ... identity of the victim or condition, but friends say the man injured is former University of Kentucky and Rockcastle County High School football player Brad Durham.