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  1. Corydon site of '49 jail breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Corydon Democrat

    ... cagey Messamore. They discovered he had a lengthy police record and had been sentenced to the Kentucky State Penitentiary at Eddyville for armed robbery 10 years earlier and had been paroled in 1947. News of the Vandivers' disappearance spread ...

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  2. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    A man serving a life sentence for murder and criminal attempt to commit murder out of Boone County stabbed an inmate multiple times at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville, Ky. Officials say Herbert Eades, 58, was stabbed multiple times in a general population dormitory at the prison by Sean Noakes, 46, another inmate in the dormitory.

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  3. Inmate stabbed by other prisoner at Eddyville prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    The Department of Corrections says an inmate at Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville was stabbed at the prison on Thursday. According to a news release, Herbert Eades, 58, was stabbed a number times in a cell house by Sean Noakes, another inmate in the dormitory.

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  4. Kentucky State Penitentiary inmate stabbed multiple timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- An inmate at Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville was stabbed multiple times by another inmate Thursday morning, according to a news release. 1 comment

  5. Herbert Eades, Stabbing VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    An inmate at Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville was stabbed today in a general population dormitory at the prison. The assault occurred shortly before 8 a.m. central time.

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    A man serving a life sentence for murder stabbed another inmate several times at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville, officials said. According to a release from the Kentucky Department of Corrections, Sean Noakes stabbed Herbert Eades, who is serving a life sentence for sodomy and first-degree sexual abuse.

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  7. Troy PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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