Lincoln County Newswire

Lincoln County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lincoln County, KY.

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  1. Investigation Underway After Fire Burns Through Vacant Lincoln County HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A neighbor spotted the home on Maxwell Street in Stanford burning around 10 p.m. and called 911. Firefighters say flames were roaring through the doors and windows when they arrived.

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  2. Man Arrested For Digging Up His Dead DadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | TheDailyBeast.com

    A rural Kentucky man was arrested Monday night for allegedly attempting to dig up his dad's grave -apparently so the two could settle a father-son argument, cops say. Michael D. May was at the Pilot Baptist churchyard in Eubank around 10:30 p.m. when authorities say a Lincoln County sheriff's constable spotted his pickup truck.

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  3. Scholastic sports begin todayRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... while junior varsity football teams can play their first game on Thursday and varsity football on Friday. Lincoln County was home to several successful teams in all fall sports last year. Lincolnton's boys soccer team reached the third round of the ...

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  4. 1 Year Later, Lincoln Co. Schools To Rebuild Building Destroyed In FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    After hearing a recommendation from Trace Creek Construction, the Lincoln County School Board has decided to build a new facility to replace what was lost in a fire at the beginning the school year last year. The Interior Journal says that Sam Howard, owner and CEO of Trace Creek Construction, reported to the board during the Aug. 13 meeting followed by the company's recommendation to move forward.

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  5. Man Charged In Dog Mauling Faces New ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Pope was arrested for charges related to the brutal attack on Loretta Stevens by a pack of his dogs in Lincoln County. According to a search warrant filed at the Boyle County Courthouse, Danville Police seized guns, drugs and ammunition from a home ...

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  6. Recipients named for animal shelter assistance programRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Floyd County Times

    ... Shelter, Winchester - $1,500 will be used to repair older kennels to make a safer environment for the dogs. Lincoln County Animal Shelter, Stanford - $1,000 will be used to purchase pet crates along with other items to keep areas of the shelter ...

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  7. Animal Activists Try To Save 11 Dogs Belonging To Animal Abuse SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Pope is the man who owned the dogs accused in a vicious attack in Lincoln County. Those dogs have already been euthanized.

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  8. Man accused in dog attack now facing animal neglect charges in Boyle CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WKYT

    The Boyle County Sheriff's office has filed more charges against a man already facing criminal charges after a vicious dog attack in Lincoln County. Christoper Pope is now charged with owning and maintaining dogs in inhumane conditions.

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  9. Girl Fights Off Kidnapping Attempt; Suspect ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Authorities say a girl fought off a kidnapping attempt in Lincoln County when her mom's ex-boyfriend tired to abduct her over the weekend. Deputies say Otha Wesley, 42, used to live with his girlfriend, but they split up.

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  10. Another Line Of StormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... on charges of complicity to commit kidnapping, complicity... Christopher Pope was supposed to appear in a Lincoln County courtroom on charges of harboring a vicious animal and cruelty to animals Monday. Instead, he was taken into custody on charges ...

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  11. Pope Arrested In Boyle County Before Appearing In Lincoln Co. CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Christopher Pope was supposed to appear in a Lincoln County courtroom on charges of harboring a vicious animal and cruelty to animals Monday. Instead, he was taken into custody on charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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  12. Storms Now...Great LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... belonging to Chris Pope caused controversy across the nation. The dogs were captured after the mauling of a Lincoln County woman.One of the dogs, Fiona, was pregnant and not involved in the mauling. She recently had puppies.It was unclear if the ...

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  13. The puppy is recovering.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... belonging to Chris Pope caused controversy across the nation. The dogs were captured after the mauling of a Lincoln County woman.One of the dogs, Fiona, was pregnant and not involved in the mauling. She recently had puppies.It was unclear if the ...

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  14. Blasting Begins On New Circle RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... belonging to Chris Pope caused controversy across the nation. The dogs were captured after the mauling of a Lincoln County woman.One of the dogs, Fiona, was pregnant and not involved in the mauling. She recently had puppies.It was unclear if the ...

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  15. Fark.com Operator Files Petition To Run In Gubernatorial RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... belonging to Chris Pope caused controversy across the nation. The dogs were captured after the mauling of a Lincoln County woman.One of the dogs, Fiona, was pregnant and not involved in the mauling. She recently had puppies.It was unclear if the ...

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  16. Dogs Connected To Lincoln County Mauling DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The decision to euthanize the dogs belonging to Chris Pope caused controversy across the nation. The dogs were captured after the mauling of a Lincoln County woman.

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  17. Boyle Co. Dog Owner Facing More ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Danville Police have issued an arrest warrant for dog owner Chris Pope, unrelated to the pending case of his dogs mauling a Lincoln County woman. According to a press release he is being charged with 4 counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon .

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  18. Owner Of Dogs That Mauled Lincoln Co Woman Faces JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The owner of several dogs who viciously attacked a woman in Lincoln County was back in court Wednesday on charges unrelated to the mauling. The cases against Christopher Pope are far from over, but animal rights supporters tell LEX 18 that today's ruling in Boyle County District Court comes as a big relief.

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  19. Lincoln County Attorney proposes change to dog ordinance after attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WKYT

    As it currently stands, the Lincoln County dog ordinance essentially requires all citizens to keep their pets under control, but County Attorney Daryl Day says he is working on drafting some changes he hopes can be made to the current law. "We're going to require stronger kennels, hopefully the fiscal court will pass that we will have inspection powers over those kennels," Day said.

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  20. KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Lincoln CountyRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, is investigating a fatal collision that happened just after 9:00 p.m. last night on Highway 127 in Lincoln County. The initial investigation indicates that Billy Luster of Hustonville was driving a 2009 Nissan Murano south on US 127 just north of Jefferies lane.

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