KSP – Murder Investigation

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On Monday, January 15, 2018 at approximately 2:39 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by the Whitley County 911 of a stabbing that had taken place at a residence on Jordan Hollow Road in Whitley County.

Upon arrival, KSP Detectives discovered Curtis Lawson, 55, of Siler, KY deceased of an apparent stab wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by the Whitley County Coroner’s Office. Continue reading KSP – Murder Investigation

Charles Moles

Charles Moles

Charles Moles

Charles Aubrey Moles, age 83, widower of Bernetta Lunsford Moles died Friday, January 12, 2017 at The Terrace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born July 22, 1934 in Weeksbury, KY to the late James Matthew and Minnie Akers Moles.

Mr. Moles was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, he was of the Christian faith and was retired from Environmental Services. Continue reading Charles Moles

UP-COMING ALZHEIMER EVENTS

One Size Does Not Fit All: Understanding Dementia Signs & Symptoms
Join us for an educational session focused on the warning signs of dementia and a discussion of different causes of dementia, including vascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and Lewy Body Dementia. Please bring your questions about dementia detection, brain changes including behaviors and cognitive changes of various forms of dementia. This program is offered through an interactive telemedicine system to connect with persons who are impacted by Alzheimer’s and related memory disorders, providing education and supportive services across the state of Kentucky. This event is FREE and open to the public. Registration is required. Contact Hardin Stevens at the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging at 859-323-2997 or [email protected] to register. Deadline to register is January 18th. Program provided by the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Date: January 25, 2018
Time: 6:30-8pm EST
Location: Rockcastle Regional Hospital & Respiratory Care Center
145 Newcomb Avenue
Mt. Vernon, KY 40456
Large Conference Room

Contact W. Anne Harris for directions at (606)256-7835.

Death from rabies

Jadon Gibson

“From the time I first heard he had been bitten by the wolf, I anticipated the consequence with horror,” Joseph Doddridge wrote. “I was even more concerned because he relied on a physician who had the reputation of curing the bite of a mad animal with a single pill and offered no other medical aid.”

On the Thursday, Friday and Saturday before his death he had the appearance of a person with a fever. On Sunday the hydrophobia set in. Continue reading Death from rabies

OBITUARIES JAN. 7-14, 2018

Charles Moles

Charles Moles

Charles Aubrey Moles, age 83, widower of Bernetta Lunsford Moles died Friday, January 12, 2017 at The Terrace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born July 22, 1934 in Weeksbury, KY to the late James Matthew and Minnie Akers Moles.

Mr. Moles was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, he was of the Christian faith and was retired from Environmental Services. Continue reading OBITUARIES JAN. 7-14, 2018

KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

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On January 9, 2018, troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown, with the assistance of the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, arrested Jeffrey D. Elmore, 49, on charges related to promoting a sexual performance by a minor under 16 and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

Mr. Elmore was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Post 4 began the Continue reading KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Labor Cabinet Collects $121,746.83 in Unpaid Wages in December

Last month, the Labor Cabinet recouped $121,746.83 in unpaid wages for Kentucky workers.

Unpaid overtime, withheld final paychecks, illegal deductions of pay and lower pay than the legal minimum wage requirement are among the types of wage and hour violations that the Cabinet prosecutes. Other examples include unpaid breaks, time-clock shaving, mandatory tip-pooling and prevailing wage violations.

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Gov. Matt Bevin Announces Approval of Kentucky HEALTH

Matt Bevin

Gov. Matt Bevin today announced that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the Commonwealth’s Section 1115 Medicaid waiver known as Kentucky HEALTH. The acronym HEALTH stands for “Helping to Engage and Achieve Long Term Health.” Kentucky’s new program will improve the health of its participants, strengthen Medicaid’s long-term fiscal sustainability, and promote personal responsibility for health and well-being. Kentucky HEALTH introduces innovative delivery system reforms for the treatment of substance abuse, and a first-ever community engagement initiative for Kentucky HEALTH members designed to improve their health and strengthen Kentucky’s workforce.

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Church Leaders to Gather at the Capitol for Weekly Prayer in Action

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January 11, 2018.  The Kentucky Council of Churches is hosting Prayer in Action Days at the State Capitol each Tuesday during the General Assembly to pray for government officials and act on behalf of Kentucky’s most vulnerable citizens. A kick-off event was held Tuesday, January 9th in the Capitol Rotunda. Subsequent gatherings, listed below, will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Capitol Annex.

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William Suters Jr

William Suters Jr

William Suters Jr

William Henry Suters, Jr. “Bill”, age 79, died January 11, 2018. Bill was born in Utica, NY, and grew up in Waterville, NY.

He served 3 years as a percussionist in the West Point Military Academy Band, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. After graduating from Utica College Bill moved to Berea and worked as a Health Educator for the Council of the Southern Mountains. Later he served as director of the Mountain Maternal Heath League. Continuing his interest in the people of the Appalachian area, he then worked as an Assistant to the Continue reading William Suters Jr

Beshear: New Website Offers Greater Transparency

Andy Beshear
Attorney General Andy Beshear announced today the launch of his office’s new website. The site enhances transparency for Kentuckians seeking information and services from the Office of the Attorney General. The revised ag.ky.gov helps Kentuckians quickly interact with the office on critically important matters like finding workable solutions to the state’s drug epidemic; preventing and prosecuting child abuse; protecting seniors from scams and abuse; and seeking justice for victims of sexual assault. Continue reading Beshear: New Website Offers Greater Transparency

Civil Rights Trail Links 130 Landmarks

Visitors can literally walk in the footsteps of Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Medgar Evers, John Lewis and other African American activists, thanks to the U.S. Civil Rights Trail that launches on King’s birthday.

For the first time, Southern tourism departments have worked together to link the country’s most important civil rights sitesmore than 130 landmarks, including museums, churches, courthouses and memorials that were pivotal to the advancement of social equality during the volatile 1950s and 1960s. Continue reading Civil Rights Trail Links 130 Landmarks

Kentucky Reports its First Pediatric Flu Deaths for the Season as Flu Activity Remains Widespread

The Department for Public Health, within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), reports the state’s first pediatric deaths for the 2017-18 flu season.

“Of the thirty-six flu-related deaths reported so far this season, two of those were children,” said the Acting Department for Public Health Commissioner Dr. Jeffrey D. Howard. “The average age of death of the other thirty-four people who died as a result of flu is 75 years of age,” continued Dr. Howard. To protect the family’s privacy, the children’s hometown, county and gender are not being released.

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Valentine’s Weekend Events Offered at Kentucky State Parks

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at a Kentucky State Park this year with your special someone! Many parks are offering events and weekend packages in February to help celebrate Valentine’s Day.

The packages include overnight stays, meals and entertainment. Kentucky State Resort Parks have lodges, restaurants and recreational opportunities.

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