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

    10 hrs ago | 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 ...

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

    17 hrs ago | 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 ...

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  3. 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.

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  4. 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

  5. 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) - ...

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

    Thursday Jul 17 | 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, ...

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

    Thursday Jul 17 | 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

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

    Tuesday Jul 15 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Jul 15 | 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 ...

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

    Tuesday Jul 15 | WKYT

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

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

    Monday Jul 14 | 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 ...

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

    Monday Jul 14 | 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 ...

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  13. 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.

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  14. 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.

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  15. Laurel County receives almost $100,000 in Pride Grant MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Sentinel-Echo

    ... steel and are easy to load and unload. The trailers will be taken to the fire departments. $7,246 goes to Rockcastle County, which the grant also covers. This money will be spent on a custom built drop off trailer to use at the county's desire. In ...

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  16. Boil Water Advisory Issued In Rockcastle CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    FIFA says it rejected about 50 fake tickets for Thursday's opening World Cup match in Sao Paulo... FRANKFORT, Ky.

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  17. A second Rockcastle County woman is charged in Jackson County bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Kentucky State Police at Richmond said Mary A. Reed, 46, has been charged in the case, along with Sabrina N. Hensley, 29. She was being held in the Jackson County jail after being indicted last week by a Jackson county grand jury, according to police.

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  18. Kentucky Inmate Caught After 17 Days On The RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    A former Rockcastle County Detention Center inmate helped her cellmate escape from jail and avoid capture for 17 days, according to jail officials.

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  19. Escaped Rockcastle County inmate caught after 17 days on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | WKYT

    A former Rockcastle County Detention Center inmate helped her cellmate escape from jail and avoid capture for 17 days, according to jail officials.

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  20. Drug Arrest and Investigation in Rockcastle CountyRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    On Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at approximately 5:17 PM the Kentucky State Police Post 11 Criminal Interdiction Team stopped a 1997 Dodge Minivan for a minor traffic violation on US 25 in Rockcastle County.

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