LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Doug Bennett, Superintendent of Laurel County Public Schools has released a statement regarding school safety in light of recent events and concerns expressed by parents, guardians, and the local community. Statement from Dr. Doug Bennett, Superintendent Laurel County Public Schools We know many are understandably concerned about the safety of your child in light of the recent events across the country. We want you to know our number one p...
EDDYVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials say two corrections officers have been attacked by inmates at a maximum-security prison in Kentucky. Kentucky State Police said they were called to the Kentucky State Penitentiary in western Kentucky around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday after a corrections officer was assaulted.
ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Rowan County School bus driver died in his home over the weekend. He had been battling flu-like symptoms last week. Transportation Director June Davenport tells LEX 18 that 62-year-old Greg Derossett took off work Friday after not feeling well and didn't show up for work Monday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Here's an interactive list of reported threats in the Bluegrass. State Police say that social media has escalated the number of threats reported. It is a felony to make a threat against a school.