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  • Family Of Hit-And-Run Victim Suing Driver

    April 21, 2014 12:38 PM

    The family of a woman hit and killed in Boyle County last year is suing the driver of that car. The Advocate Messenger reports Anne Duncan's husband, Ron Duncan, has filed suit against Tyler Williams seeking damages for loss of companionship and future earnings. Police say Tyler Williams,... more »
  • One Hurt In 4-Vehicle Accident At Danville Intersection

    March 11, 2014 10:42 AM

    Photo: City of Danville FD One person was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after a 4-vehicle accident in Danville. It happened at the intersection of Ky. 2168 and Ky. 34. shortly before 8 a.m. The Advocate Messenger reports a truck was heading East on Ky. 2168 when... more »
  • Boil Water Advisory Issued In Perryville

    March 10, 2014 5:15 PM

    A boil water advisory has been issued for an area in Boyle County as of Monday, Mach 10, at 5 p.m. City officials say South Buell Street In Perryville from 5th Street to the end of the line are impacted by the advisory. Officials say two hydrants on... more »
  • Company To Move Forward With Plans To Restore Danville's Old Palm Beach Factory

    February 19, 2014 2:39 PM

    DANVILLE - Oracle Consulting Services, LLC will begin moving forward with plans to rehabilitate the old Palm Beach factory on Stanford Road into affordable housing, the company said Wednesday. Oracle Consulting received $555,178 in tax credits from the Kentucky Housing Corporation for the Goodall Apartments project that will provide 32... more »
  • Three People Hurt In Danville Crash

    February 2, 2014 10:56 PM

    Three people were taken to the hospital Sunday evening after a collision at the intersection of US 127 and 2168 in Danville. Officials said Stanetta Doss, 61, of Danville, was traveling westbound on 2168 around 6:00 p.m. when she was struck by another car that was traveling northbound on... more »
  • KYTC District 7 Crews And Contractors Remain On Duty Play Video

    January 21, 2014 10:31 AM

    State forces in Central Kentucky, along with contractors, will work past normal scheduled hours Thuesday afternoon and evening. The affected areas will continue to be plowed and treated. A second shift of District 7 State crews will report at 12:00 a.m. (midnight). District 7 crews treat roads in... more »
  • Boyle County Boy Receives Hero Award

    January 14, 2014 12:43 PM

    A Boyle County 12-year-old boy who saved his family form a fire the day after Christmas at their home has received a huge reward. The Advocate Messenger reports Jaxxyn Wood has been awarded a Hero's plaque by the Danville Fire Chief. Jaxxyn woke up his family when a... more »
  • Facebook: Photo On Boyle County Info Pages Do Not Violate Standards Play Video

    January 14, 2014 12:28 PM

    The Boyle County Sheriff's Office tried to have a graphic image removed from two Facebook pages associated with the county, but Facebok says there is nothing wrong with the picture. Both the Boyle County Courthouse and Boyle County Schools informational page currently have an image of a decomposed body... more »
  • Boyle County Mother Found Unconscious With Toddler At Home Play Video

    December 30, 2013 12:00 PM

    A Boyle County mom is charged with putting her child in danger while she was drunk and passed out. Police say they found 20-year-old Dezarae Doss in the kitchen floor, unconscious, when they had gone to the home for a welfare check. Doss's one-year-old daughter was found crying... more »
  • Traffic Stop Leads to Crystal Meth Arrest

    December 23, 2013 4:51 PM

    A man has been arrested on meth charges after a traffic stop in Boyle County. Police say a K-9 found about two grams of crystal meth in James Wilson, Jr.'s car after a traffic stop on U.S. 127 in Junction City. Further investigation led deputies to Wilson's home, where... more »
  • Man Arrested In Boyle County Robbery

    December 23, 2013 11:58 AM

    Danville Police have arrested a man in connection to a Boyle County robbery from last week. 21-year-old Cameron Cloyd has been arrested and charged with robbery and burglary first degree. A victim told police he gave two men a ride to the Shakerpoint Apartments and wen inside with... more »
  • Boyle County Charity Closing Due To Lack Of Funds

    December 16, 2013 5:14 PM

    By the end of the week, more than 1,000 people in need will no longer be able to get food from a Boyle County food bank. The clock started ticking in October when Danville's Harvesting Hope food pantry and soup kitchen lost 95 percent of their funding. Now, time... more »
  • Junction City Home Destroyed By Fire Play Video

    December 4, 2013 6:06 AM

    Fire destroyed a Boyle County home early Wednesday morning. Firefighters got the call around 4:30 a.m. Neighbors reported hearing a loud boom, then seeing smoke pouring from the house. Firefighters say the home on West Shelby Street in Junction City was a complete loss. Neighbors say the homeowner... more »
  • Last Auction To Be Held At Danville Pawn Shop Where Three Killed Play Video

    November 20, 2013 8:48 PM

    As Steve Divine looks through the things that are leftover at the Gold Games and More Shop, he sees something different than what meets the eye... "I come in and see items, it brings back the memories," he said. After his friends and former co-owners, Mike and Angela... more »
  • Boil Water Advisory Issued In Boyle County

    November 20, 2013 8:14 PM

    A boil water advisory has been issued for the Dry Fork Road area in Boyle County. They estimate about 15 customers will be affected. Officials say although no contamination has been confirmed, it is recommended that residents bring all water to a rolling boil, let it boil for... more »
  • Police Search For Suspects In Boyle County Theft

    November 11, 2013 8:32 PM

    A large theft was reported from a Boyle County business. Danville Police are looking for the person who stole several large items sometime over the weekend from Industrial Park Distributors on Lebanon Road. The thieves removed the brackets on a gate and took several riding mowers, push mowers,... more »
  • Woman Sentenced In Connection To Choking Death Of Boyle County Man

    November 5, 2013 9:00 PM

    The woman who entered a guilty plea in connection with the 2011 death of a Boyle County man heard her sentence in court Tuesday. Gina Priest was given 5 years of pre-trial diversion in connection with the death of Michael Begley, Junior. His choked body was found along... more »
  • One Arrested After Shots Fired In Danville

    November 5, 2013 8:52 PM

    Danville Police have arrested a man they say was involved in a shooting Tuesday afternoon. Charles E. Hampton of Stanford was arrested in connection to a report of shots fired on Caldwell Street and Proctor Street near Danville High School Tuesday around 5:00 p.m. Witnesses told police two... more »
  • Heightened Security At Court For Pastor Accused In Danville Triple Murder Play Video

    November 5, 2013 6:59 PM

    Security was tight as a southern Kentucky pastor wearing a bullet-proof vest to court answered to charges he murdered three people. Kenneth "Allen" Keith appeared in court for the first time Tuesday since his indictment in the September shooting deaths of three people inside a Boyle County business. ... more »
  • Pastor Pleads Not Guilty In Triple Murder

    November 5, 2013 9:32 AM

    The pastor charged in a Boyle County triple murder has pleaded not guilty. Kenneth A. Keith entered the plea in an arraignment Tuesday morning. Danville Police arrested Keith last month and charged the Baptist preacher with the Sept. 20 murders of Mike and Angela Hockensmith, and their business... more »
  • Danville Store To Close For Good After Three Murdered Inside Play Video

    November 1, 2013 8:23 PM

    It was the scene of much heartbreak, and much compassion in a Boyle County town. Friday was the final day of business at the Danville store where three people lost their lives. A month after ABC Gold, Games and More was a murder scene, it reopened, but just for... more »
  • Pastor Pleads Not Guilty In Triple Murder Case Play Video

    October 16, 2013 9:07 AM

    The pastor charged in a triple murder in Danville pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning. Kenneth Allen Keith, 48, entered his plea during a video hearing in Boyle County. Police say Keith was the man who gunned down Mike and Angela Hockensmith, as well as their client, Daniel Smith,... more »
  • Man Charged In Danville Triple Murder Headed To Court Play Video

    October 15, 2013 10:02 PM

    Nearly a month after three people were shot to death in a Danville pawn shop, the man who police say is responsible for the murders will head to court. Kenneth Allen Keith is expected in court Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. Court documents released earlier this week revealed new... more »
  • More Details Emerge In Danville Murder Arrest Play Video

    October 14, 2013 6:51 PM

    Newly released court documents shine more light on the investigation of last month's triple murder and armed robbery in Danville. Danville Police arrested Kenneth Keith last week and charged the Baptist preacher with the September 20th murders of Mike and Angela Hockensmith and Daniel Smith. Officials say an... more »
  • Attorney: Pastor Wrongly Accused In Slayings

    October 11, 2013 6:40 PM

    LOUISVILLE (AP) - A small-town pastor charged with gunning down three people at a central Kentucky pawn shop wasn't at the store on the day of the slayings, his attorney said Friday. Kenneth Allen Keith, who is facing three counts of murder and one count of robbery, was in... more »
  • Pastor Charged In Danville Slayings Had Attended Funeral

    October 10, 2013 6:24 PM

    LOUISVILLE(AP) - A pastor charged in a triple slaying at a Kentucky pawn shop had attended the funeral of two of the victims, offering condolences to relatives who say they're sickened by the arrest of the man who seemed to be a sympathetic mourner. Kenneth Allen Keith, pastor of... more »
  • Minister Arrested In Danville Triple Murder Investigaton Play Video

    October 9, 2013 5:26 PM

    Danville Police have arrested a man they say is in involved in the triple murder at a Danville business last month. The suspect is 48-year-old Kenneth Allen Keith, a pastor at Main Street Baptist Church in Burnside, Ky. Police say on Wednesday, they searched the church and the parsonage... more »
  • Charges Dropped In Boyle County Apartment Shooting

    October 9, 2013 4:57 PM

    Charges against two of three men involved in an apartment shooting in Boyle County have been dropped. Patrick Brand, Quinterious Collins and Cedric Thompson were charged with three counts of attempted murder for the Aug. 4 shooting at Patrician Place in Danville. Charges against Brand and Collins were... more »
  • Boyle County Man Arrested After Attacking Children In Home Invasion Play Video

    October 8, 2013 1:30 PM

    A Boyle County man faces charges after police say he attacked a 15-year-old and 12-year-old girl during a home invasion. Deputies say two children were home alone Monday on Phillips Lane when a man came to their door saying he would stab them if they didn't open up. ... more »
  • Man Charged With Assaulting Kids During Break-In

    October 8, 2013 7:20 AM

    Boyle County deputies arrested a man accused of assaulting a 12-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy during a break-in Monday. Deputies say John W. Hall, 56, pulled a knife and threatened to stab the kids if they didn't open up the door. The boy and girl ran out the back... more »
  • Boyle County Home Burns For Second Time This Week Play Video

    October 8, 2013 4:56 AM

    Fire destroyed a Boyle County home early Tuesday morning. It was the second blaze inside the Junction City house in just a few days. Firefighters responded to a 911 call reporting the burning home on South Lucas Street around 1:30 a.m. On Sunday, residents managed to put out... more »
  • Family Has Hope As Danville Murder Investigation Continues

    September 27, 2013 9:51 PM

    It's been a grief filled week for Tony Hockensmith whose brother and sister-in-law were found murdered inside their Danville pawn shop last Friday. Police continue to search for who shot Michael and Angie Hockensmith, along with business client Daniel Smith. While police continue to search for clues, family... more »
  • Why Some People Didn't Get A 'Code Red' Alert After Triple Murder In Danville Play Video

    September 23, 2013 7:19 PM

    Thanks to technology, thousands of people were alerted first-hand about the shooter who killed three people Friday in Danville. With an armed and dangerous suspect on the run in their city, emergency alerts from the city told people early on to stay safe and lock their doors, but not... more »
  • Church Members Mourn Couple Killed In Boyle County Robbery

    September 20, 2013 9:40 PM

    As investigators continue to try to piece together exactly what happened Friday morning when three people were shot to death at a Danville business, church members who knew two of the victims are still shocked and in disbelief with what unfolded. Michael and Angela Hockensmith were two of the... more »
  • Boyle County Drug Investigation Leads To Five Arrests

    September 17, 2013 9:25 AM

    Boyle County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested five people after a traffic stop sparked a drug investigation Sunday. Officials say deputies made a traffic stop in Junction City and found marijuana inside the car. Deputies arrested Patrick Sisco, 28, and Summer Dismuke, 30, and charged them with trafficking marijuana. ... more »
  • Making A Difference: Doing Good With Dirt Play Video

    September 11, 2013 5:30 PM

    Four counties.. 500 volunteers.. and more than 50 service projects. They are all part of the United Way's 20th Annual Day of Action. They're not farmers or even your average gardeners, they're volunteers and they're out to make a difference. "I figured that if big city folks can... more »
  • Neighbors Worried After String Of Burglaries In Boyle County Play Video

    September 6, 2013 6:53 PM

    Neighbors are reacting to a spike in criminal activity in their Boyle County neighborhood after multiple burglaries and one home invasion, even targeting an elderly woman. "We knew something was going on early this morning when our mailbox alert went off, and that's highly unusual," said Reed Sandler, whose... more »
  • KSP To Conduct Traffic Safety Checkpoints

    September 3, 2013 11:15 AM

    Richmond - The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, which provides coverage for Madison, Clark, Estill, Lee, Owsley, Jackson, Mercer, Boyle, Lincoln, Garrard and Jessamine counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. These checkpoints will be conducted... more »
  • Boyle County Arson Suspect Indicted

    September 2, 2013 1:39 PM

    A Boyle county grand jury has indicted a man accused of trying to set a nursing home on fire. The Advocate Messenger reported that Daniel Souleyrette will go to trial for felony arson charges, burglary and criminal mischief. Souleyrette is accused of trying to burn down the Charleston Healthcare... more »
  • Infant Hurt In Boyle County Accident

    August 30, 2013 5:13 AM

    A 3-month-old suffered injuries in a Boyle County crash Thursday morning. Police say the brakes on a box truck failed along the Danville bypass near Brent Avenue, and the truck slammed into two vehicles. The infant was taken to UK Children's Hospital for treatment. Officials did not release... more »
  • Two Arrested In Mercer County

    August 21, 2013 3:52 PM

    Two men have been arrested in Harrodsburg after police received reports of drug trafficking and a possible meth lab. Police arrested Earl Treadway of Crab Orchard and George Vaughn or Harrodsburg, who live at the home on Forsythe Street where they were investigating. Treadway tried to run away... more »
  • Boyle County Deputies Make Arrests In Burglary Case

    August 2, 2013 5:39 AM

    Deputies in Boyle County have arrested three men and charged them in connection with a recent business break-in. Investigators say they identified suspects after the July 23 burglary of a business on Bluegrass Pike using surveillance video. Deputies arrested Tiarra Bradshaw, 25, Jamie Hatfield, 33, and Shannon Lawhorn, 36.... more »
  • Man Hurt In Danville Accident

    July 31, 2013 6:34 AM

    A man suffered injuries in a Danville crash Tuesday night. Police say Richard Worthington, 38, lost control of his car along Stanford Road, near the Pioneer Marathon, around 9:30 p.m. The vehicle crossed the opposing traffic lane and went into a parking lot, slamming into a parked trailer. ... more »
  • Services Resume After Fires Breaks Out At Boyle County Church

    July 21, 2013 11:11 AM

    Despite last week's fire, members of a Boyle County church are gathering for their usual Sunday service. Sunday service at Southern Heights Baptist Church was set up at a shelter in the church parking lot this weekend. On Tuesday, emergency crews were on the scene after a small... more »
  • Boyle County Home Destroyed By Fire Play Video

    July 17, 2013 10:35 PM

    When Boyle County fire crews got out to the house on Wells Landing around 8:30 p.m., it was already destroyed from the fire, and flames were shooting into the air. Neighbors say a family used to live in the house, but the owner says it's been vacant for the... more »
  • Mystery Monday: Forkland Community Center Play Video

    July 8, 2013 8:03 PM

    Paranormal investigators have confirmed what many people in Boyle County suspected. That the old Forkland Community Center is haunted. It has been standing since 1927, but the community center isn't rumored to have become haunted until decades later. Investigators believe the former school is home to at least... more »
  • Shots Fired Into Boyle County Duplex Play Video

    July 5, 2013 8:24 PM

    In Nancy Spark's family room you'll find a sign that reads "Home is where your story begins." And Spark's latest story begins, more specifically, in the room next door, where there is a hole made by a bullet. Danville police were called to Fox Harbor Drive about shots... more »
  • Boyle County Police Have Person Of Interest In Fatal Hit And Run Play Video

    July 2, 2013 10:40 AM

    Police say they have a person of interest in a deadly hit and run incident in Boyle County. Officials say Anne Duncan of Michigan was hit and killed while she was walking down Gose Pike Saturday night. The coroner says the 33-year old died of blunt force trauma. ... more »
  • Boyle County Home Blasted With Marbles Play Video

    June 11, 2013 5:58 AM

    Police charged two teens after a Boyle County home was blasted with marbles over the weekend. Neighbors along Lucas Street in Junction City heard shots just after midnight Saturday. Witnesses say it sounded like real guns, but police say the shooters fired glass marbles from a paintball gun. The... more »
  • Burglary Suspect Arrested In Boyle County

    April 26, 2013 6:15 AM

    Deputies in Boyle County arrested a burglary suspect Thursday afternoon. Deputies responded to a home along Craintown Road outside Perryville after a man discovered somebody broke into his outbuilding. Dispatchers were told a maroon car was seen leaving the area. Officials say a responding deputy spotted a similar car... more »
  • Boyle County Man Pinned Under Tree Play Video

    April 26, 2013 5:23 AM

    A logging accident left a man pinned under a large tree in Boyle County Thursday. Bobby Wilson Sr. said he and his son, Bobby Wilson Jr., were cutting on their Junction City property when one falling tree struck another, bringing the second tree crashing down on his son. Before... more »
  • Firefighters Search For Possible Victim After Boyle Co. House Fire Play Video

    April 24, 2013 5:35 AM

    Firefighters continue to search the remains of a home in Boyle County after a fire burned through it early Wednesday morning. Fire officials say somebody may have been inside. "We've been told there is somebody in there. I can't confirm or deny that at this time." Firefighters... more »
  • Three Arrested, Charged With Abuse And Neglect Of Children

    April 1, 2013 5:24 AM

    Deputies arrested three people after customers at a Boyle County grocery store noticed two children apparently suffering from neglect and abuse. Officials say Vince Peyton, 47 and Joyce Wofford, 32, showed up at Peckerwood Grocery Store in Junction City last Thursday with a 6-month-old and a 2-year-old child. Customers... more »
  • Police Name Person Of Interest In String Of Burglaries

    February 25, 2013 6:49 AM

    Police have named a person of interest in a string of overnight burglaries in Lincoln and Boyle Counties. Three burglars hit at least four businesses Sunday night and early Monday morning. Police found an SUV near Stanford they say was connected to the break-ins. The people inside bailed out... more »
  • Fire Damages Boyle County Home

    December 19, 2012 9:24 AM

    A fire caused extensive damage to a Boyle County home Wednesday morning. A passing volunteer firefighter spotted smoke coming from the house along Lebanon Road around 7:30 a.m. Because of her quick action, firefighters managed to save the home, but a back bedroom sustained significant damage and there was... more »
  • Woman And Infant Seriously Injured In Boyle County Crash

    August 17, 2012 5:08 AM

    A woman and child suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle crash in Boyle County Thursday night. Deputies say a woman lost control of her car along HWY-34 at Taylor Road, just three miles outside Danville, around 8:30 p.m. The vehicle went through a guard rail, over an embankment and... more »
  • New Charges For Mercer County Burglary Suspect

    August 8, 2012 12:18 PM

    Deputies in Mercer County say they have charged a man already behind bars for one burglary with two more break-ins. Deputies arrested Jason Myers on July 30 for breaking into a home on Ashley Camp Road. Deputies say the homeowner found Myers in his bedroom, holding his gun. Investigators... more »
  • Registered Sex Offender Caught With 16-Year-Old In Boyle County

    August 3, 2012 6:45 AM

    Deputies in Boyle County say they caught a recently released sex-offender alone with a 16-year-old girl earlier this week. Deputies say David Farmer, 28, was recently released from prison after serving time for raping a 15-year-old. Authorities located him sitting side-by-side with the 16-year-old girl along Knob Lick Road... more »
  • Motorcyclist Plays Chicken With Deputies

    July 12, 2012 7:12 AM

    Boyle County Sheriff's deputies say a motorcyclist played chicken with cruisers and reached speeds of 120 mph before officers arrested him in Lincoln County. Deputies say they tried to stop the motorcyclist after spotting him operating the bike in a careless manner along the US-150 bypass. The motorcyclist took... more »
  • Three Arrested After Boyle County Armed Robbery

    June 19, 2012 8:31 AM

    Police in Danville arrested three people after an armed robbery early Tuesday morning. Police say officers responded to Bluegrass Truck Stop on Stewarts Lane around 1:30 a.m. Witnesses told police the suspects, armed with handguns, fled the area in a black SUV. A Boyle County Sheriff's deputy located the... more »
  • Man Charged In Boyle County Double Murder Pleads Not Guilty

    May 23, 2012 9:32 AM

    A man charged in a Boyle County double murder pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning. Investigators say Thomas Hager Jr., 39, opened fire inside a home on High Street Monday, killing 21-year-old Mark Snyder of Waynesburg and 54-year-old Ted Sparks of Danville. Philip White was also shot as he escaped... more »
  • Shots Fired In Danville Neighborhood

    May 23, 2012 6:40 AM

    Police in Danville are looking for a person who fired shots toward two people leaving for work early Wednesday morning. Police say officers responded to Duncan Hill around midnight after reports of shots fired in the area. Investigators say somebody fired multiple shots toward a home as two residents... more »
  • Teen Leads Danville Police On High Speed Chase

    May 2, 2012 6:11 AM

    A teenager led police in Danville on a high-speed chase along city streets before crashing his car Tuesday night. Police say an officer attempted to stop a 2003 Mitsubishi for speeding and possible DUI along Hustonville Road around 11:30 p.m. The driver refused to stop and continued onto North... more »
  • Danville Wants Votes In 'Best Small Town' Contest

    May 1, 2012 8:19 AM

    DANVILLE (AP) - Danville is seeking votes as it attempts to be recognized as the most beautiful small town in the country. The central Kentucky city received a nomination as one of the "Best Small Towns in America" for 2012 in Rand McNally's Best of the Road Competition. Voting ends... more »
  • Three Hurt In Boyle Co. Four Car Crash

    April 16, 2012 6:09 AM

    Three people suffered injuries in a four car chain reaction crash in Danville Sunday evening. Police say Tabitha Schmiers, 29, was driving a pickup truck along the Danville bypass when she rear-ended another pickup driven by Ernest Arnett Jr., 74, as he was sitting at a red light at... more »
  • Danville Police Investigate Armed Robbery

    April 13, 2012 8:45 AM

    Police in Danville are investigating an early morning robbery. Police say a man armed with a handgun walked up to two employees near the front door Chill's Quick Mart on East Lexington Avenue just after midnight Friday. The suspect forced the two employees inside. Police say the man caused... more »
  • Boyle County Drug Bust

    April 9, 2012 6:09 AM

    Boyle County Sheriff's deputies arrested two drug suspects after a long-term investigation. Officials say they executed a search warrant at the Super 8 Motel in Danville Sunday. Deputies say they found a large number of pills, money and other evidence of a drug deal. Deputies arrested Linda Price, 28,... more »
  • Police Chief Says Burglary Suspect Tried To Run Him Over

    March 21, 2012 5:53 AM

    The Burgin Police Department chief says a burglary suspect tried to run him over with a car Tuesday. Jim Caldwell says dispatch got a report of a burglary around 3 p.m. A neighbor gave the description of a vehicle leaving the scene, and Caldwell spotted the car a short... more »
  • Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Liquor Sales

    March 16, 2012 12:01 PM

    DANVILLE (AP) - A judge in central Kentucky has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to stop the sale of alcohol in Junction City. Boyle Circuit Judge Darren Peckler order says the state legislature acted within its constitutional authority in March 2011 when it upgraded Junction City from a fifth-class city to... more »
  • Boyle County Takes Over State Park

    March 9, 2012 10:11 AM

    DANVILLE (AP) - A central Kentucky county has taken over a state park with plans to revitalize an area that hadn't been staffed full-time for months. Boyle County Judge-Executive Harold McKinney expressed confidence that the county will be able to maintain the Constitution Square State Historic Site while increasing its... more »
  • Boyle Co. Family Loses Everything In Fire

    February 29, 2012 5:25 AM

    A Boyle County family of six made it out of their burning home safely, but lost everything in the fire early Wednesday morning. The blaze started around midnight in a bedroom of a home on Douglas Lane, just west of Junction City. All six people inside made it out,... more »
  • Long Underwear Saves Man

    January 25, 2012 6:55 AM

    Kentucky State Police continue the search for two suspects who set a man on fire in Boyle County over the weekend. Police say Billy Joe Hays, 28, told them he was just outside a home in the Forkland community when two masked men came out of a nearby barn,... more »
  • Power Back On In Boyle Co.

    January 23, 2012 6:50 AM

    According to Kentucky Utilities, crews have restored power knocked out by a storm early Monday morning. At one point, more than 1,000 customers in Boyle and Garrard County were without electricity. A strong line of thunderstorms packing gusty winds, lightning and heavy rain moved through the area around... more »
  • Weather Possibly Factor In Boyle Co. Accident

    January 17, 2012 9:32 AM

    Boyle County Sheriff's Department deputies say wet roads and high winds may have contributed to an accident Tuesday morning. Deputies say a woman lost control of her car along HWY-52 near the Garrard County line around 7:30 a.m. The car flipped up on its side and came to rest... more »
  • Three Injured In Boyle Co. Accident

    January 6, 2012 9:20 AM

    Three people suffered injuries in a three car accident in Boyle County Friday morning. Boyle County Sheriff's Department deputies say an SUV heading toward Danville along HWY-34 crossed the center line and slammed head on into an oncoming Mazda around 7 a.m. A Toyota Camry was also sideswiped in... more »
  • Three Vehicle Crash In Boyle Co.

    January 6, 2012 8:14 AM

    Crews are on the scene of an injury accident along Old Bridge Road in Boyle County. The accident happened around 7 a.m. Dispatchers confirm three vehicles were involved and police have the road shut down. LEX 18 has a crew en route. Stay tuned for more information as... more »
  • Former Rebel Dawson Makes Impact At USC

    January 3, 2012 10:48 AM

    Former Boyle County football standout Lamar Dawson made an impact at the University of Southern California during his freshman season. Dawson saw action at middle linebacker in eight games for the Trojans, eventually taking the starting job from senior Chris Galippo. Dawson finished the season with 15 solo tackles... more »
  • Three Charged In Boyle Co. Homicide Investigation

    December 29, 2011 6:19 AM

    Police in Boyle County arrested three people in connection with the death of a Richmond man. Jordan White, 24, Gina Priest, 41, and Melissa Luna, 28, were booked into the Boyle County Jail Wednesday. A grand jury indicted all three in the death of Michael Begley Jr., 27. ... more »
  • Man Arrested After Firing At Deputies

    December 13, 2011 7:00 AM

    Boyle County Sheriff's Department officials say deputies deployed a Taser to subdue a suicidal man who fired shots at them early Tuesday morning. Deputies say Jeffery C. Graham, 37, was barricaded in an outbuilding and had already fired off a shot when they arrived at the scene. Officials say... more »
  • Buzzer Beater Doesn't - East Jessamine Tops Boyle Co.

    December 7, 2011 11:33 AM

    There was no home cooking for Boyle County Tuesday night. The boys' basketball game between the host Rebels and East Jessamine ended in controversy. The game goes down in the record books as a 57-55 victory for Jaguars, but many of the Boyle County faithful in attendance likely disagree.... more »
  • Inmate Charged In Boyle Riot Set For Trial

    November 28, 2011 6:13 AM

    One of five inmates charged in a fiery Boyle County prison riot will go on trial Monday. Stacy Newell faces a first degree rioting charge after allegedly taking part in a 2009 riot that damaged Northpoint Training Center. The Aug. 21 riot destroyed six buildings. Eight guards and... more »
  • Mother Looking For Answers In Son's Death

    November 28, 2011 6:01 AM

    Anna Begley's son never showed up for Thanksgiving. And he never called. She says at that point, she knew something was wrong. "If I didn't get 50 phone calls from him a day, that was unusual." Wednesday was the last time Anna talked with Michael Begley Jr., 27,... more »
  • Lexington Catholic Knocks Off Boyle Co.

    November 21, 2011 1:01 PM

    Lexington Catholic prevailed in the latest chapter of the Boyle County - Lexington Catholic football saga, winning a gritty defensive affair in Lexington Friday night. The Rebels have dominated the rivalry in recent years, winning the last four playoff meetings between the two teams. But this time around, the... more »
  • Stage Set For Lexington Catholic - Boyle Co. Rematch

    November 14, 2011 1:00 PM

    Lexington Catholic and Boyle County both won Friday night, setting up an intriguing class 4A match-up for next weekend. Last year in the playoffs, Catholic came back and played the Rebels tough after getting shellacked in during the regular season, but Boyle County came away with a 45-35 victory... more »
  • Woman Found With Meth Labs And Children

    November 4, 2011 8:18 AM

    Boyle County Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman on drug charges after officers found her unconscious in a home with meth labs and children. Deputies say neighbors called when a child came into their home with a flashlight saying he couldn't wake up his mother. Officers went to a house... more »
  • West Jessamine Advances To Girls' Soccer Final 4

    October 28, 2011 10:57 AM

    Championship teams need some lucky bounces and a few unlikely heroes. The West Jessamine Lady Colts got both Thursday night, upsetting No. 6 Boyle County 1-0 in overtime to advance to the Girls Soccer State Tournament final four. Freshman Sarah Wiggins took the field in the second overtime... more »
  • Car Used As Battering Ram In Smash And Grab Burglary

    September 9, 2011 6:21 AM

    Burglars used a car to break into a Boyle County business late Thursday night. Employees at the Hardee's/BP Station off US-127 in Junction City say three people in a car used the bumper to break a window just before midnight. Surveillance pictures show a woman in a hoodie with... more »
  • Two Arrested After Boyle Co. Stabbing

    September 8, 2011 5:34 AM

    Police in Boyle County arrested two men after a stabbing late Wednesday night. Police say two men stabbed Jason Naylor in the upper torso multiple times after an argument along Wells Landing Road. The victim suffered wounds to his head, neck, face and back. He was taken to UK... more »