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  1. Troy PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Cadiz Record

    ... Mr. Polk was a retired correctional officer with twenty-seven and a half years of service at the Kentucky State Penitentiary and was a member of Hebron Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Ray Polk and Doris Rushing Polk. ...

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  2. Ky. high court hears condemned inmate's caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Cincinnati.com

    ... Wilson, who served multiple prison sentences for rape in Ohio, was sent to death row at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville in 1988. Prosecutors say Wilson raped and later strangled Pooley while an accomplice, 60-year-old Brenda Humphrey, ...

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  3. Kentucky man sentenced to death for 1983 killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | WKYT

    Jefferson Circuit Judge James Shake on Friday followed a jury's recommendation and sent Larry Lamont White to death row at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville for death of Pamela Armstrong. Armstrong was a 22-year-old mother of five who was raped and shot twice in the head on June 4, 1983.

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  4. Kentucky officials say starvation prompted changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WHAS11

    Kentucky prison officials say multiple changes have been made in the wake of an inmate's starvation and dehydration death at the Kentucky State Penitentiary earlier this year. Deputy Corrections Commissioner Jim Erwin told lawmakers on Wednesday that two doctors and another medical professional have been dismissed and new policies for dealing with inmates who aren't eating have been put in place.

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  5. Judge orders Kentucky penitentiary to hold powwowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    _ A federal judge has ordered the Kentucky State Penitentiary to allow a group of death row inmates to hold an annual powwow with traditional foods after the prison chaplain tried to stop the ceremony. U.S. District Judge Thomas B. Russell on Tuesday ...

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  6. Death row inmate loses suit over hip surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... News pundits if they spent money on a hip replacement for a man who might soon be executed. Then-Kentucky State Penitentiary warden Phil Parker wrote in an email on Nov. 22, 2010: "I can see this making Fox News on a slow news day, maybe even on a ...

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  7. Documents: Video made of moments before executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... a surveillance camera video exists of Harold McQueen's transfer to the execution chamber at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville on July 1, 1997, but not his actual death. A letter rejecting a public records request for that tape and similar ...

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  8. Records: Prison taped just before 2 executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Cincinnati.com

    Records: Prison taped moments before 2 executions Records: Prison taped moments before 2 executions Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1ov9lOR Kentucky State Police troopers walked towards the main entrance of the Kentucky State Penitentiary Friday afternoon a few hours before the scheduled execution of Marco Allen Chapman in ... (more)

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  9. Records: Prison taped moments before 2 executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... attorneys seeking to take photographs and shoot video inside the chamber at the maximum-security Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville. The effort is part of ongoing litigation over how the state conducts lethal injections. Attorneys for inmates ...

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  10. Death penalty focus of Paducah hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    used for executions is housed in a separate facility at the Kentucky State Penitentiary at Eddyville. Executions in Kentucky have been on hold since 2010. The General Assembly's Interim Committee on Judiciary will meet at Western Kentucky Community ...

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  11. More evidence filed in Dejuan Hammond murder case that defense claims was withheldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... 2011 letter forwarded to then-Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert White from an inmate at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville who claimed he had information on the Sheckles murder. There is also a June 30, 2010 identification by someone of ...

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  12. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Lyon County Herald Ledger Newspaper

    ... in the design of many buildings in the area. He also worked as a drafting instructor at the Kentucky State Penitentiary and then was promoted to the position of principal at the KSP Vocational Center. He was transferred later in his career to the ...

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  13. Kentucky Kairos #1Read the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... Preparations for Kentucky Kairos #1 have begun. It will be held September 25 - 25 at the Kentucky State Penitentiary. AKA The Castle on the Cumberland., This is a maximum and supermax institution ... including individuals on death row. I've been ...

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  14. Jesse BradfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | Marshall County Tribune-Courier

    ... Hospital in Paducah. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles. He was retired from Kentucky State Penitentiary where he worked as a correctional officer. He was born Tuesday, July 7, 1931. He was the son of the late Lee Coll Bradford and ...

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