Kentucky Press News Service

Plane crash-lands at Frankfort airport; official says no one injured

July 31, 2018 - 9:14am
A minor crash involving a single-engine aircraft occurred Monday afternoon at Frankfort's Capital City Airport, though airport officials said no one was seriously hurt. The small aircraft crash-landed onto a hill several feet from the airport’s runway at approximately 2:45 p.m., airport Assistant Director Scott Shannon said. Following the crash, the pilot told officials that he had experienced a problem with the landing gear, Shannon said. 2018-07-31T08:26:42-04:00

Three murder trials on court docket

July 31, 2018 - 9:14am
A rash of homicides in Hardin County this year — six in a 153-day stretch — might have pulled some of the attention from other high-profile cases in the county. However, three of the 10 active murder cases in Hardin County are set to go to trial in the next 11 weeks. All of the accused could face life in prison, if convicted. 2018-07-31T08:23:28-04:00

Search continues for missing Lincoln County man

July 31, 2018 - 9:14am
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for more tips in the search for a missing man. Frankie Hurt, 40, was last seen on or around June 20. He was reported missing by his aunt and no one is exactly sure when he was seen last. He’s described as a white male, 5-foot-8 and 150 pounds, with red hair and green eyes. 2018-07-31T08:19:25-04:00

What pairs perfectly with Kentucky cuisine? Chris Stapleton’s voice, apparently.

July 30, 2018 - 3:13pm
The voice you hear in new commercials promoting Kentucky tourism should be a familiar one. You’re probably just used to hearing it sing. Grammy Award-winning native Kentuckian Chris Stapleton is narrating a series of 30-second spots for the Kentucky Department of Tourism highlighting the culinary side of Kentucky for its “Better in the Bluegrass” campaign. In the spots, Stapleton can be heard talking about “recipes that come from the land and the heart,” “a kiss of bourbon,” and “a blend of past and present, tradition and creation” over mouthwatering images of food and fellowship. 2018-07-30T13:15:42-04:00

Whitley County woman suffers burns to 40 percent of her body

July 30, 2018 - 3:13pm
A 19-year-old Whitley County woman and a Campbell County, Tennessee man are recovering after suffering burns to a significant portion of their bodies when an ATV they were in struck a gas well late Wednesday evening in northern Tennessee. Anna Anderson, who is from eastern Whitley County in the Highway 904 area, is currently being treated at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. She suffered burns to 40 percent of her body, including her face, both arms and one leg, according to her mother, Stephanie Anderson. 2018-07-30T12:57:59-04:00

Corbin woman accused of assault with broomhandle

July 30, 2018 - 3:13pm
A Corbin woman was arrested Wednesday for allegedly beating a man severely enough that he had to be airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Holly A. Mills, 34, is facing one count of second-degree assault stemming from the July 8 incident during which Danny Perry stated that he was punch, kicked scratched and then pushed to the ground and then beat with the broom handle as he laid on the floor. 2018-07-30T12:53:09-04:00

Sub sandwiches sold here recalled for Listeria contamination

July 30, 2018 - 3:13pm
Grab and go sandwiches sold in the Tristate area of Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana have been recalled due to possible listeria contamination. Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of Premo Brand and Fresh Grab turkey and Swiss sub sandwiches for possible Listeria monocytogenesis, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. The products were produced on July 17 and distributed to food service and retail stores throughout Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin and West Virginia. 2018-07-30T12:44:09-04:00

Woman accused of carrying $800K in forged checks

July 30, 2018 - 3:13pm
A Florida woman accused of attempting to cash a fraudulent check in Glasgow was found to have more than $800,000 in forged checks in her possession, according to authorities. Anitra Brown, 40, was scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Barren Circuit Court on 24 counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, receiving stolen property valued at $10,000 or more and misrepresenting military status. The Glasgow Police Department arrested Brown on June 2 after officers responded to a call regarding a woman who tried to cash a fraudulent check at a U.S. Bank. 2018-07-30T12:31:52-04:00

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