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Kentucky State Police

Be attentive, share the road with farm equipment

With the weather getting nicer and farm fields becoming dry enough to work, more and more agriculture vehicles and equipment will be taking to the highways and back roads as it moves from acreage to acreage. According to the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, the number one cause of fatalities in agriculture and timber work is…

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Teague case will get attention from national news organization

It has been nearly 27 years since 23-year-old Heather Teague was reportedly abducted from Newburgh Beach in Henderson County. In the decades since, the Madisonville woman’s mother, Sarah Teague, has never stopped fighting to find her daughter and those responsible for her disappearance. “I believe when the full truth comes out about this crazy story,…

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Woman arrested after 4,500 pills discovered in search

A Hawesville woman has been charged for allegedly trafficking in amphetamines after investigators conducted a controlled parcel delivery to a residence on State Route 144 East on Monday. According to a citation from Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations West, Natoma Ellen Huff, 45, of 8476 State Route 114 East, is charged with second-degree trafficking…

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Donavon Elmendorf dies in tragic accident

Last Wednesday afternoon Lewisport resident Donavon Elmendorf died when his east bound 2002 Buick Century crossed the center line on state Route 1389 below Hawesville and slammed head-on into a Hancock County Public Schools’ bus traveling west. At the time five students, a bus monitor and the driver were on the bus. None of the…

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Grand Jury hands down indictments

Comes the grand jury, by the foreman, and reports to the court, they met in session on the 14th day of June 2021 to consider all pending matters at that time. After having heard testimony from various individuals, a total of 12 true bills and zero no true bills were returned. The remainder of cases…

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Prisoners lying about COVID to avoid jail time

Hancock County’s jailer says that COVID-19 has become a sort of get out of jail free card for people arrested in the county, where upon their arrival at jail they simply say they’ve been exposed to the virus or have tested positive, and they’re turned away and allowed to go home. “I can tell you…

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