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Rockcastle County Newswire

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  1. Wendy's 2015 Countdown to Kickoff: Russell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    ... The second half of the season they open district play at home against Knox Central. They are then at Rockcastle County, against Wayne County and at Clay County. They end their season at home against Hart County. 8-21 @ Green County 8-28 vs. LaRue ...


  2. Deputies looking for vehicle involved in chain reaction crash in Rockcastle CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | WKYT

    Deputies are looking for a vehicle they believe is responsible for causing a chain reaction crash on Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County. Deputies tell WKYT that they believe an elderly couple driving a white Cadillac with a tan roof hit a slow-moving truck and then left the scene.


  3. Confederate heritage supporters rally at Capitol protesting Jefferson Davis statue removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | State Journal

    From as far as Rockcastle County and Jeremiah in eastern Kentucky, members of the Kentucky Sons of Confederate Veterans, Civil War reenactors young and old proudly waved their Confederate flags on the Capitol steps Friday declaring for the sake of history, heritage, and not hate, that the Jefferson Davis statue should stay in the state's Capitol. Almost 100 supporters assembled and lined up to sign forms petitioning Kentucky Division of Historic Properties Director and State Curator David Buchta to not remove the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis.


  4. Weather Update, July 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... so I tried some manual stimulation, Horton says. Rubbed its back, touched its feet to see if it ... In Rockcastle County, several storms rolled through, taking down dozens of trees. One of the areas hit the hardest was Brodhead.I thought it was a ...


  5. Thursday storms sweep through Rockcastle CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | WKYT

    ... broken tree limbs and debris scattering yards. "It's probably the most widespread damage I've seen in Rockcastle County in a long time," Jordan Smith said. Smith is a designated WKYT Weather Watcher for Rockcastle County. The sun came out for a ...


  6. Storms Topple Rockcastle County TreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    In Rockcastle County on Thursday, several storms rolled through, taking down dozens of trees. One of the areas hit the hardest was Brodhead.


  7. 'Makings of a Master' exhibit goes to Burkesville, KY, 4 Jul 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Columbia Magazine

    Click on headline for story with photo By Tom Musgrave News from Kentucky Arts Council FRANKFORT, KY - Storyteller Octavia Sexton of Rockcastle County and gospel musician John Edmonds of Warren County will usher in the Kentucky Arts Council's "Makings of a Master" exhibit when it arrives in Burkesville for the Independence Day weekend. Sexton, who is among the artists listed in the arts council's Performing Arts Directory, will perform at 2pmCT and Edmonds, who has retired from the directory, at 3pmCT, July 4, 2015 at the Burkesville Community and Veterans Center, 214 Upper River Street, in Burkesville.


  8. Murder Suspect Claims To Be Haunted By Ghost Of VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... of 86-year-old Barbara Howe. The audio is from a 40-minute-interview with French after he was captured in Rockcastle County in December 2014. French is accused of killing Howe more than two years earlier in Ohio. Howe's body was found in the trunk ...


  9. Travel: NB 1-75 in Rockcastle Co., KY will be reduced to 1 laneRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | Columbia Magazine

    Travel: NB 1-75 in Rockcastle Co., KY will be reduced to 1 lane Northbound I-75 in Rockcastle County to be reduced to one lane starting Sunday, June 28th Pavement improvements should be complete by August 1, 2015


  10. Golden Alert Issued For Rockcastle County ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Missing is 77-year-old Gerald M. Chandler of Livington, Ky. He was last seen walking from his residence.


  11. Police: Television set used to kill elderly Rockcastle County womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WKYT

    Police had said that Mary Hinton, 86, died of blunt force trauma to the head but before Monday's preliminary hearing, it wasn't known what the murder weapon was. The detective revealed, actually during a cross examination question from a defense attorney, that it was a television set.


  12. KSP testifying in Rockcastle County murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WKYT

    WKYT"S Phil Pendleton is at Monday's preliminary hearing for Howard and Slusher and he is tweeting updates from the court room. State police detective says suspects in Mary Hinton murder may have burned Hinton's belongings.


  13. Police: Television Was Used As Weapon In Elderly Rockcastle Woman's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    State Police have released new details in the murder of an elderly Rockcastle County woman while the two women accused in her death faced a judge. Two KSP detectives were interviewed as witnesses during Monday's hearing for Tabitha Howard and Kimberly Slusher.


  14. Bears headed to AAU tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... when the Bears lost 46-40 at Hazard. The Bears split two scrimmages Monday in Whitley County, defeating Rockcastle County 59-46 and falling to Whitley County 65-63 in overtime. Junior guards Cameron Carmical and Treyce Spurlock, both three-year ...


  15. 2 Plead Not Guilty in Slaying of 86-Year-Old WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    Two women have pleaded not guilty to charges including murder and robbery in the slaying of an 86-year-old woman in Rockcastle County. A public defender entered the plea on Monday for Tabitha Howard and Kimberly Slusher.


  16. UNITE Service Corps celebrates successful yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    ... to so many excellent members." The event was also an opportunity to introduce Melinda Kincer, a retired Rockcastle County educator, as the new UNITE Service Corps co-program director. Two second-year AmeriCorps members - Cary Hughes (Valley ...


  17. Women accused of murdering elderly Rockcastle woman plea not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | WKYT

    "The whole county has been just taken back. This happens somewhere else. It doesn't happen in Rockcastle County," said Rockcastle County Attorney Billy Reynolds.


  18. **Update** Murder Investigation in Rockcastle CountyRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    ... Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at approximately 11:16 PM Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by the Rockcastle County Sheriff's Office of a deceased female inside of a residence on Red Hill Road in the Livingston community of Rockcastle ... 5 comments

  19. Women Plead Not Guilty In Death Of Rockcastle WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The two women accused of murdering an elderly Rockcastle County woman appeared before a judge Monday to enter their pleas in the case. Kimberly Slusher and Tabitha Howard pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, robbery and burglary in a Rockcastle County courtroom.


  20. Geneva AbneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Palladium-Item

    Rockcastle County, Kentucky, to Riley and Pearl Abrams Jones, Geneva lived most of her life in this community. She was a loving wife and mother. Geneva retired from Rose Hamilton School as a cook after 28 years. She loved cooking, homemaking, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, sitting on the front porch with her husband, and taking care of the yard. Survivors include her husband of 68 years, William Abney; daughters, Yvonne Tucker of Centerville, Indiana, and Linda Abney of Houston, Texas; sons, Rick (Sandy) Abney of Centerville, Indiana, and Bill (Amanda) Abney of Richmond; grandchildren, Kristi Tucker, Lesley Teeguarden, Michele Warner, Bill Abney III, and Cheryl Abney-Brotz; great-grandchildren, Scott Shurte, Brian Teeguarden, John Teeguarden, Shelbie Warner, Nicholas Warner, Garrett Abney-Booker, and Chole Abney-Brotz; brothers, Lloyd Jones, Herbert Jones, James Jones and Basil Jones; sisters, Ruby Clark and Edna Willis; nieces; nephews; and cousins. She was preceded in death by her son, Clifford Abney; parents; brother, Dick Jones; and sister, Bonnie Eden. The family would like to thank Reid Hospital, Arbor Trace Exceptional Senior Living, Dr. William Rheuble, and Centerville Fire and Rescue for taking excellent care of Geneva. Visitation for Geneva Abney will be from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at Mills Funeral Home, 405 East Main Street, Centerville. Funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at Mills Funeral Home with Dr. William David Rheuble officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to: Reid Hospital Foundation, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at