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  1. Lee County Animal Control moves into new spaceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Daily Gazette

    Lee County Animal Control supervisor Teri Zinke greets the county's lone ward – a black-and-white pit bull – at its new facility at 280 E. Progress Drive in Dixon. Lee County Animal Control moved into the former Granite Works building in the industrial park, on the south side of Dixon, on Wednesday.


  2. Search For Missing Owsley County ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... searched until dark on Thursday. On Friday crews started back up at 6 a.m. with canines and backup from the Lee County Search and Rescue Squad. Rescuers scoured around 20 miles of land near Baker's home. "There's a lot of things dangerous about that ...


  3. Auburn man accused of fatally beating stepdaughter with belt appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Alabama Live

    An Auburn man accused of beating his 5-year-old stepdaughter with a belt multiples and causing fatal injuries appeared in Lee County District Court for the first time on Wednesday. Lee County District Attorney Robbie Treese told WTVM-TV that he doesn't know yet if the state will seek the death penalty in the death of Caley Presley.


  4. Lee County Drug Court graduates 15th class in 10 yearsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Daily Gazette

    Staci Stewart of the Lee County Probation, talks with alumni of the drug court Wednesday after the program's 15th graduation. Staci Stewart of the Lee County Probation, right, watches over the drug court graduation Wednesday at the Lee County Courthouse.


  5. Rest-stop killer a no-show at sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    The man who pleaded guilty to killing a Monticello mother of two last summer was a no-show at his sentencing Monday morning in Lee County Circuit Court. Bob Redmond, supervisor of the Winnebago County Jail, testified that Terence P. Doddy, 37, told him earlier in this morning that he felt he already did his part be pleading guilty, wasn't sure what his emotional state would be and didn't want to face the victim's family.


  6. KSP Investigates Collision in Lee CountyRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, is investigating a collision involving a school bus that happened around 3:48 p.m. this afternoon, on HWY 52, in Lee County. The initial investigation has revealed that Timothy W. Osborne, 50 years old of Beattyville, was driving a school bus on Blaines Branch road.


  7. School Bus Involved In Accident In Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    LEX 18 has learned that the crash happened on Ky 52 at the intersection of Blaine's Branch Road east of Beattyville. Lee County Superintendent Jim Evans says that 20 students were on the bus.


  8. Lee County state's attorney presents drug court reportRead the original story

    May 19, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    Tom Lilyman, at the lectern, talks about his experience in Lee County's drug court program during Tuesday night's Lee County Board meeting. DIXON – In front of a crowd of about 50 people at the Lee County Board meeting Tuesday night, Tom Lilyman talked about the best 9 months of his life.


  9. Share Lee County Courthouse memories as part of celebrationRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The historic Lee County Courthouse will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its opening in December and planning is under way for a special reception in honor of the occasion. However, the courthouse wasn't built in a day the cornerstone was placed in April 1915 and one day isn't enough to recognize how important the building has been for generations of Lee County residents.


  10. Lee County officials take first step toward repairing courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | The Albany Herald

    Commissioners voted to pay Masonry Restoration Technologies & Services of Lima, Ohio, $24,535 to conduct an exterior assessment of the Lee County Courthouse and make recommendations on needed repairs.


  11. Contract Awarded For Permanent Repairs To Flood-Damaged Section Of KY 52 In Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded a contract for permanent repairs to a flood-damaged section of KY 52 in Lee County. Frederick & May Construction Co.


  12. Lee County commissioners, Gilchrist interest groups to meet on April 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Boca Beacon

    It has been confirmed that Lee County Commissioners will review, listen to public input and make a determination regarding parking on Gilchrist Avenue at their meeting on Tuesday, April 21 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lee County Courthouse. In a meeting held on Thursday, April 9, The Gasparilla Island Conservation and Improvement Association looked over two plans presented by two island factions - one being the Gilchrist Neighborhood Association and the other by the Churches and Gasparilla Inn Group.


  13. Lee County Board approves new gambling ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    DIXON – As far as a new building goes, Lee County Animal Control is home free, Lee County Board member John Nicholson said during the board meeting Tuesday night. With Monday night's approval by the Dixon City Council to rezone the land in the Dixon Industrial Park from industrial to special use for operation of a government animal facility, Animal Control can move ahead with plans for a new home.


  14. Former fire chief wants to unseat Lee County commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... Hospital with traumatic injuries. The 2016 election is still almost two years away, but the political race for a Lee County Commission seat is already springing into life. Frank Mann says the election is 20 months away and while he confirms he's ...


  15. Update (Arrests Made) - KSP Investigates Escaped Inmates in Lee CountyRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    ... Richmond Post was notified that two inmates escaped from the custody of the Wolfe County Jailer, on HWY-498 in Lee County today. The initial investigation alleges that cousins, Dallas Trent, 19 years old of Campton, and John Trent, 23 years old of ...


  16. Funeral To Be Held For Woman Who Died In Flood WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Lee County woman killed last week when her car was swept away by flood water will be laid to rest Monday. Witnesses told LEX 18 that they saw 63-year-old Lois McGovern in a dark colored Saturn try to drive in high water on Highway 52 near Beattyville.


  17. Woman's Body Recovered From Flooded CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Search crews have found the car and body of a Lee County woman who witnesses said was swept away after attempting to drive in high waters around 9 a.m. Friday morning. Witnesses told LEX 18 that they saw a woman in a dark colored Saturn with Lee County plates try to drive in high water on Highway 52 near Beattyville.


  18. Mother and Child Swept Away in Kentucky Flood, Still MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Robert Purdy said the woman and child were stranded in their vehicle in high water around 9:30 a.m. Friday on a rural highway in Lee County. Buddy Rogers, spokesman for the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management, said Lee County authorities requested a state police helicopter to help try to find them, but the weather was too bad for an aerial search.


  19. Recovery Underway In Lee County For Car Swept Away By Flood WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Search crews are trying to find a woman who witnesses say was swept away in her car after attempting to drive in high waters. Witnesses tell LEX 18 that they saw a woman in a dark colored Saturn with Lee County plates try to drive in high water on Highway 52 near Beattyville.


  20. Mike Hubbard's lawyers accuse prosecutors of misconduct in ethics caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... filed a new motion to dismiss the case, alleging prosecutors have tainted the investigation. The motion, filed in Lee County Circuit Court, is based partly on allegations by former Deputy Attorney General Sonny Reagan. Reagan, who handled gambling ...