Franklin County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. 'Bogus beggar' indicted for rape by a Franklin County grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | State Journal

    It was a faked mental handicap that earned Gary Thompson the nickname "bogus beggar" in Central Kentucky and got him in trouble with Franklin District Judge Kathy Mangeot last year after she almost fell for his stunt. Now he's been indicted by a Franklin County grand jury, accused of having sex with a woman with an actual mental disability.

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  2. Temporary closure of KY 1211 in Franklin County tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | State Journal

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 Office announces temporary closure this evening of KY 1211 in Franklin County. KYTC maintenance crews will be trimming tree limbs through the use of a rail mowing machine.

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  3. "Bogus Beggar" Accused Of Rape In Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A man who gained notoriety for being a "bogus beggar" by faking a handicap has allegedly added a more serious charge to his repertoire. Gary Thompson has been in and out of jails across Kentucky since 2000, according to his arrest record, but his latest charge stems from an incident with a woman in Frankfort.

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  4. "Bogus beggar" indicted for rape chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | State Journal

    Gary Thompson, who became known in Central Kentucky as the "bogus beggar" after boasting about faking a mental disability while panhandling, has been indicted in Franklin County on a rape charge.

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  5. Gunfire, robbery and probation violation send men to Franklin County Regional JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | State Journal

    After allegedly shooting a shotgun in the air by a Frankfort apartment complex Monday, one man was taken to jail. And a third man is back behind bars for a probation violation after he pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct last year.

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  6. Coming Monday: Franklin County team honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | State Journal

    Twenty years ago Franklin County's boys basketball team captured the 11th Region championship and a berth in the state tournament.

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  7. Frankfort Man Arrested For Distribution Of Child PornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    FRANKFORT, Ky.- The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch have arrested a Franklin County man for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. Scott A. Haynes was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation.

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  8. Lawmaker who fired state worker added to harassment lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | WKYT

    One of the top-ranking Democrats in the Kentucky House of Representatives has been added to an ongoing sexual harassment lawsuit in Franklin County. Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate on Wednesday added state Rep. Johnny Bell of Glasgow as a defendant in a case brought by a former state worker against the Legislative Research Commission and former Democratic lawmaker John Arnold.

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  9. Franklin County caretaker arrested for sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | State Journal

    Suffering from intellectual disabilities, two adults sought care from Community Choices Unlimited - instead, investigators say that's where they met their abuser. Damon Heath, 23, a caretaker for the group service provider, allegedly admitted to engaging in sexual conduct with both victims several times in Franklin County for nearly two years.

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  10. Employer Of Caregiver Accused Of Sexual Abuse Releases StatementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Unit to engaging in sexual conduct with the two victims on multiple occasions at various locations in Franklin County from April 2013 until January 2015. In a written statement from Community Choices Unlimited, officials with the company said, ...

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  11. Program gets students through high school in 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2012 | State Journal

    A group of Franklin County freshmen are hard at work this year seeking a unique reward: the chance to graduate high school in half the time it will take their peers. About 50 teens from Franklin County and Western Hills High schools have joined a national pilot program called Excellence for All in hopes of earning a diploma in just two years.

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  12. Former Franklin County caregiver accused of sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WKYT

    Attorney General Jack Conway and his Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Unit have announced the arrest of a former caregiver in Franklin County on charges of sexual abuse. Investigators say Damon Health, 23, sexually abused two intellectually disabled adults in his care.

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  13. Former Caregiver Arrested, Charged With Sexual AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Unit to engaging in sexual conduct with the two victims on multiple occasions at various locations in Franklin County from April 2013 until January 2015. "My investigators moved swiftly to investigate these abuse allegations immediately after ...

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  14. Stopher Elementary teacher Lauren Eason wins JCPS award for exemplary teachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... a master's degree at Georgetown College. She began her teaching career in 1992 at Bondurant Middle School in Franklin County. She began teaching in JCPS in 2000 at Price Elementary School before arriving at Stopher in 2008 as a fourth grade teacher. ...

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  15. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass needed to help program succeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | State Journal

    ... if it is going to become a permanent chapter in the capital city. "Upon hearing about the re-opening of the Franklin County BBBS program we received many calls from families looking to enroll children, but very few calls from adults looking to ...

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  16. Attorney wants senator's DUI charge dismissed, says his client is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | State Journal

    ... field sobriety tests and said Smith blew a .088 on a preliminary breath test. Once he was taken to the Franklin County Regional Jail, the citation states he refused to take an official breath test. State law requires that a defendant's license be ...

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  17. Marriage licenses issued in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> The following marriage licenses, as of Jan. 27, 2015, are part of the public record at Franklin County Courthouse. They are published by Public Opinion as a service to readers.

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  18. Rain turns to black ice in Franklin County, causes car accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WKYT

    As of midday, the sun was out with mid-40 temperatures in Franklin County, but Thursday morning several roads had spots with black ice, which made for a slick commute to work. "The rural parts of the county appeared to be a little worse than other places," said Sheriff Pat Melton, Franklin County Sheriff's Office.

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  19. Lexington man arrested in connection with string of car break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WKYT

    A Lexington man is behind bars, facing charges from several counties in connection with a rash of car break-ins. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says on Wednesday morning Lexington Police and an officer from a U.S. Marshal task force arrested Frank J. Combs, 33, of Lexington.

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  20. Police search for two men responsible for dozens of thefts in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    ... their purses in their vehicles. They bust em and they're gone. 10 seconds and it's over and they're gone," FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF PAT MELTON SAYS HIS DEPUTIES INVESTIGATED A THEFT AT THE FRANKFORT YMCA ON C MICHAEL DAVENPORT BOULEVARD ON JANUARY ...

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