KSP Post 11, London announces huge success at the 2016 Trooper Jason Vanhook Memorial Bass Tournament

From left to right: Carter Hicks, Trooper Lloyd Cochran and James Reeves.
From left to right: Carter Hicks, Trooper Lloyd Cochran and James Reeves.

Kentucky State Police Post 11, London is pleased to announce that the 2016 Trooper Jason Vanhook Memorial Bass Tournament was a huge success. It was held Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the General Burnside Island State Park Boat Ramp located at 8801 South HWY Continue reading KSP Post 11, London announces huge success at the 2016 Trooper Jason Vanhook Memorial Bass Tournament

Fatal Traffic Crash

Fatal Crash
Fatal Crash

On Saturday, April 23, 2016 at approximately 4:00 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of fatal traffic crash on the Hal Rogers Parkway near the 30 mile marker in Clay County.

Upon arrival, Trooper Michael Howell determined that a 2007 Volkswagon passenger car, operated by Lizzie Sawyers, 77, of Hyden, was traveling eastbound when she crossed the center line and struck a 2010 Chrysler van head-on being operated by Charles Sweeney, 74, Continue reading Fatal Traffic Crash

Love blossoms

Jadon Gibson
Jadon Gibson

My story ‘Love blossoms’ has an unhappy ending so I want to preface this story with the following remarks.

Everyone has ups and downs in life. I learned long ago not to get too far up when things are going good, nor get too far down when they’re not. When things seem to be going bad for you, simply tell yourself to bide your time and they will go better. The worm will turn, as the ancient proverb says, and you’ll soon have the world going your way. Often the pendulum of happiness shifts quickly… it can change as quickly as a smile or an unexpected greeting or kind word. Continue reading Love blossoms

Richmond Raceway Winners for Saturday April 23, 2016

The following photographs are winners from Richmond Raceway on Saturday April 23. Photos courtesy of Jimmy Pittman with Half Fast Photos.

#119 Eddie Stewart of Manchester, KY in victory lane with crew after winning the AR Bodies KDRA Super Stock feature at Richmond Raceway .
#119 Eddie Stewart of Manchester, KY in victory lane with crew after winning the AR Bodies KDRA Super Stock feature at Richmond Raceway .

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OBITUARIES APR. 17-24, 2016

John Sherman Patrick III
John Sherman Patrick III

John S. Patrick III

John S. Patrick III, age 68, died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. He was the son of the late John S. Patrick Jr. and Minnie Ruth Lovely Patrick.

John served his country in the United States Air Force during the Viet Nam War.

John is survived by his cousins Ken Griffith (Gwynne) and their daughters, Sharon Sapienza, Linda Carrington, and Susan Gadd, John Continue reading OBITUARIES APR. 17-24, 2016

Wheeler, Brown, Stewart, Burke, and Dickerson Winners at Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway presented its Family Meal Deal Night racing program on Saturday evening and race fans enjoyed special discounts at the concession areas and were treated to great racing action. Feature winners for the evening included Johnny Wheeler of Campbellsville, KY in Late Models, Blake Brown of Corbin, KY in Phantom Racing Gear Modifieds, Eddie Stewart of Manchester, KY in AR Bodies KDRA Continue reading Wheeler, Brown, Stewart, Burke, and Dickerson Winners at Richmond Raceway