The Adair County Fiscal Court will have a Special Called Fiscal Court meeting Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. CT in the basement of the Adair County Courthouse Annex Building located at 424 Public Square, Ste. 1, Columbia, KY 42728. The public is invited to attend.
On Monday, Casey County Sheriff Chad Weddle, along with Deputy Jayson Grider, arrested Jerry L. Watson, 71, of Russell Springs. Watson was taken into custody on an indictment warrant for bail jumping 1st degree. Watson was also arrested on two Casey County bench warrants for failure to appear on charges of possession of a controlled substance 1st degree 3rd or > offense (methamphetamine) and failure to pay court costs, fees, or fines on charges of failure to wear seat belts, failure to produce insurance card, failure to notify address change to dept of transportation, and prescription controlled substance not in proper container 1st offense. Watson was also served a Jessamine County bench warrant for failure to produce insurance card, no registration receipt, and speeding 10 mph over limit.
Also on Monday, Casey County Sheriff Chad Weddle, along with Deputy Jayson Grider, arrested Patricia A. Reid, 50, of Russell Springs. Reid was arrested on an indictment warrant for possession of a controlled substance 1st degree 3rd of > offense (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia – buy/possess. Reid was also arrested on a bench warrant for a probation violation for charges of public intoxication – controlled substance (excludes alcohol), drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, possession of a controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense (methamphetamine), tampering with physical evidence, and probation violation (for felony offense).
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The International Center for Leadership in Education has named Glasgow High School a 2019 Model School for its Dramatic Improvements in Student Learning and Achievement.
In a press release from ICLE it is noted that Glasgow High School recognized the need for change, collectively established a vision, and systematically worked together to create a learning environment that enables students of all abilities to thrive. Glasgow High School is one of six high schools from across the United States to receive the Model School designation.
“Model Schools are focused on what matters most: the students,” Dr. Bill Daggett, Founder and Chairman, ICLE. “We commend the 2019 Model Schools for prioritizing the creation of a supportive, system wide culture of high expectations that that is felt by teachers, leaders, students, parents, and the greater community.”
GHS will share its transformation journey and best practices at ICLE’s 27th Annual Model Schools Conference this June in Washington, D.C.
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A Russell County man has been arrested and charged with allegedly seeking sex with a minor.
According to KY Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office, 30-year-old Michael John Davidson of Russell Springs, KY traveled from Russell County to Frankfort last Friday, February 22, 2019 attempting to meet a minor for sex as part of the AG’s cyber unit’s undercover operation. During the cyber investigation, Davidson sent sexual images of himself over the internet and discussed meeting the “minor” to perform sex acts.
Davidson was immediately arrested by AG cyber investigators with the assistance of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Secret Service. He was charged with one count of the prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor for sex and a related drug charge.
Davidson is currently lodged in the Franklin County Detention Center on a $25,000 cash bond.
Beshear’s Cyber Crimes Unit focuses on arresting predators who seek to harm children in Kentucky communities and on the internet. According to the AG’s office, over the past three years, the number of arrests, indictments and convictions by Beshear’s cyber investigators has reached historic levels, totaling more than 150.
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A Taylor County man has been arrested in connection with multiple break-ins in Taylor County. According to the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, 28 year old James L. Malone of Campbellsville was arrested late Tuesday night, February 26th, and charged with 3 counts of burglary in the 1st degree. The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office says Malone was discovered to be a suspect in connection with one burglary during an investigation in which a firearm that had been stolen was recovered. Malone was then brought in for questioning and admitted to committing multiple burglaries within Taylor County. The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office says Malone then assisted in the recovery of 5 other firearms that had been stolen. He was lodged in the Taylor County Jail. The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office says this investigation is ongoing and that more suspects are being sought in connection with these investigations.
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PRIMARY—MAY 21, 2019
Absentee ballots may be requested at any time. The application has to be in house by the close of the business day, which is 4:00 p.m. on MAY 14, 2019 to receive your ballot. Therefore, please request your absentee in time to have the application returned before the deadline.
The following voters may apply to cast their votes by MAIL-IN absentee ballot if the application is received no later than the close of business hours seven (7) days before the elections of May 21, 2019
Once an absentee ballot is requested, you will then be mailed an Application that has to be filled out and mailed to the Clerk’s Office as soon as possible to meet the deadline for the ballot. Once the application is returned, you will receive the ballot by mail. Please follow instructions completely when filling out your ballot
Lindsey Wilson football head coach Chris Oliver announced the 2019 Blue Raider schedule on Monday.
The 10-game schedule features five home and five away games. With the revamped Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division, Lindsey Wilson plays seven divisional games and three crossover MSC games during the regular season.
The Mid-South Conference shuffled the divisions for the upcoming season while adding two new football members. Cumberlands (Ky.) and Pikeville (Ky.) moves into the Bluegrass Division while Cincinnati Christian and Kentucky Christian goes from the Bluegrass to the Appalachian Division. Thomas More (Ky.) joins the Mid-South Conference as a full member and will play in the Bluegrass while St. Thomas (Fla.) joins the conference as an affiliate member and will play in the Sun Division.
Lindsey Wilson opens its season under the lights at Blue Raider Stadium as Campbellsville (Ky.) comes to town in the annual Battle of Highway 55. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. CT on Thursday, Aug. 29.
The Campbellsville game is the first of three straight home games for the Blue Raiders.
Lindsey Wilson hosts Point (Ga.) on Saturday, Sept. 7. The meeting will be the first-ever game between the two schools on the gridiron. The Blue Raiders host Faulkner (Ala.) at 1:30 p.m. CT on Saturday, Sept. 14, as part of homecoming weekend.
Lindsey Wilson hits the road for the first time in 2019 on Sept. 21. The Blue Raiders travel to Lake Wales, Florida, to face Warner (Fla.) to close out its non-divisional schedule.
Following a week off, Lindsey Wilson travels to Bethel (Tenn.) in McKenzie, Tennessee, on Thursday, Oct. 3. Kickoff is slated for 6 p.m. CT. The Blue Raiders return home on Oct. 12 to host Cumberland (Tenn.) before hitting the road again at MSC newcomer Thomas More on Oct. 19 and Pikeville on Oct. 26.
Lindsey Wilson hosts Georgetown (Ky.) on Senior Day on Nov. 9 in the Blue Raiders’ regular-season home finale. Lindsey Wilson closes out the regular season on Nov. 16 against Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.
Lindsey Wilson finished 2018 with 7-3 record.
Columbia, Ky. (February 25, 2019) – Hailey Brown was located Friday and released to her guardian.
Friday Night at 10:25p.m. a call was received at Adair E911 Dispatch of a male on a roof of his vehicle in the water at the flooded Taylor Ford Road Bridge.
Adair EMS, Breeding Technical Rescue Team, Adair Search and Rescue, Columbia Adair Fire Department, Adair EM and Adair Sheriff Office responded.
The victim was removed from the vehicle and moved to safety without incident...
TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN !!!
A Green County resident has been arrested on sex abuse charges. According to Kentucky State Police working out of the Elizabethtown Post, 46 year old Joseph Hash of Greensburg was arrested Wednesday, February 20th, and charged with two counts of first degree sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12. It’s being alleged that these offenses took place in Hardin County in 2013 when Hash lived in the same house with the alleged victim. Hash was lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center under a 10,000 dollar full cash bond. He is scheduled to appear in Hardin District Court Friday, March 1st.
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