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  • Boyle County Alligator: Fact or Hoax? Play Video

    July 30, 2014 5:48 PM

    Many people in Junction City say they have heard about an alligator lurking in an area creek, but haven't seen it for themselves. An LEX 18 viewer sent in a photo of the animal. An LEX 18 reporter ran the photo through several websites designed to match photos with... more »
  • Is There An Alligator Lurking In A Boyle County Creek? Play Video

    July 30, 2014 11:57 AM

    Many people in Junction City say they have heard about an alligator lurking in an area creek, but haven't seen it for themselves. But now it seems some solid evidence exists. An LEX 18 viewer sent in a photo that appears to show a rather large alligator under... more »
  • Active Meth Labs Found In Boyle County Play Video

    July 17, 2014 5:50 PM

    While doing a welfare check, Adult Protective Services along with the sheriff's department in Boyle County found concerning materials inside the home of an 81-year-old woman. Upon arrival at the home on Third Street in Junction City, they could smell chemicals and found two active meth labs. Police... more »
  • Chase Ends In Crash In Boyle County

    July 11, 2014 5:33 PM

    A car chase ended in a crash in Boyle County. Police say the driver of a car took off when they tried to pull the driver over on U.S. 150 and Old Stanford Road. They say the driver tried to ram a state trooper and deputy cruisers. Eventually, spike... more »
  • Boyle County Escapee Captured In Indiana

    July 1, 2014 5:40 PM

    Police have arrested a Boyle County inmate who they say escaped from work released in May. Joshua Thompson, 32, was arrested Monday afternoon in Fulton, Ind., along with his wife, Stephanie Sobleski, 31, who had an arrest warrant for aiding and assisting in Thompson's escape. Thompson allegedly did not... more »
  • Teen Killed In Boyle County Crash Identified; Alcohol And Speed A Factor Play Video

    June 30, 2014 9:56 AM

    The Boyle County coroner has identified a teenager who died in a single-vehicle crash in Boyle County Sunday night. The coroner says the victim is 16-year-old Emily Snow of Junction City. Deputies say alcohol and speed were factors in the deadly accident along Scrubgrass Road around 11:30 p.m.... more »
  • Teen Killed In Boyle County Crash Play Video

    June 30, 2014 4:54 AM

    A teenager died in a single-vehicle crash in Boyle County Sunday night. Deputies say alcohol and speed were likely factors in the deadly accident along Scrubgrass Road around 11:30 p.m. Investigators say the pavement was wet, and the driver lost control in a curve and slammed into a tree.... more »
  • KSP Investigates Death Of Boyle County Toddler Play Video

    June 24, 2014 10:13 AM

    Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a Boyle County toddler who they believe died as a result of being assaulted. Police says the 3-year-old girl was unresponsive when she arrived at the Ephraim McDowell Hospital around 8:30 p.m. Monday. She was air lifted to the University of... more »
  • Police: Boyle County Man Allegedly Recording Neighbor For Months Play Video

    June 20, 2014 11:36 AM

    Police say a man in Boyle County recorded his neighbor naked for months without her knowing. Timothy Payne was arrested Tuesday at his home on West Secretariat. Investigators say back in November, a neighbor found a wireless camera in the vent of her bathroom and they were able to... more »
  • Power Restored To All Customers In Garrard, Boyle And Mercer Counties

    June 18, 2014 12:59 PM

    Inter-County Energy says power has been restored to all customers as of Wednesday shortly after noon. According to a post on the company's Facebook page, power has been restored to all 5,000 customers who had lost power in Garrard, Boyle and Mercer counties. The outage was reported around... more »
  • Bridge Collapses In Boyle County Play Video

    June 13, 2014 11:51 AM

    A Boyle County bridge buckled when a truck tried to cross it Thursday night. Boyle County officials say two tiles will go under the bridge on the south end of Gose Pike after the old bridge collapsed Thursday night when a tandem dump truck crossed over it with a... more »
  • Danville Approves Gay Rights Ordinance

    June 10, 2014 8:11 AM

    DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Danville City Commission has approved a gay rights ordinance, though it includes an exemption for religious organizations. Media report officials voted 4-1 on Monday in favor of the ordinance that makes it illegal to discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity. It was the... more »
  • Lawsuit Filed Against Pastor Accused In Triple Murder Play Video

    June 4, 2014 12:18 PM

    The mother of a man killed inside his pawnshop along with his wife and a client last year in Danville has filed a lawsuit against her son's alleged killer. Barbara Lewis, the mother of Michael Hockensmith, says she has filed a lawsuit against pastor Kenneth Allen Keith, the man... more »
  • Boyle County House Fire Investigated As Arson

    June 2, 2014 6:17 PM

    Investigators are calling a fire that destroyed a Boyle County home earlier Monday suspicious. The heavy smoke and the flames were visible for a distance as they devoured a Parksville home in a matter of minutes. In that time, decades of Brenda Cook's memories were suddenly gone. "My... more »
  • School Bus Crashes In Boyle County, No One Hurt

    June 2, 2014 4:51 PM

    A bus transporting children on a school field trip crashed into a car Monday morning. It happened on Highway 150 near Perryville in Boyle County. Police say some Bardstown middle school students were on their way to Danville when the bus slammed into a car trying to turn... more »
  • Controversy Emerges After Raccoon Mauled At Boyle County Fair Play Video

    June 2, 2014 1:17 PM

    Controversy erupted after an animal was killed at the Boyle County Fair. A representative from "People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals" says when they heard three men let their coon dogs maul a raccoon to near death in front of spectators, they were appalled. A video was... more »
  • Mystery Boyle County High School Tweeter Spreading Positive Vibes

    May 26, 2014 9:22 AM

    DANVILLE (AP) - It seems all one hears out of American schools these days is bad news, and even worse news about the kids. However, at Boyle County High School there is a mystery angel who is making it a point to focus on the good rather than the bad,... more »
  • Police Search For Boyle County Escapee

    May 20, 2014 3:40 PM

    Kentucky State Police is investigating the escape of an inmate from the Bole County Detention Center. Police say Joshua N. Thompson, 32, walked away from the Boyle County Recycling Center Tuesday around 12:00 p.m. while out on work release. Thompson was in jail serving time for possession of... more »
  • Boyle County High Football Player Injured In Crash Play Video

    May 2, 2014 12:17 PM

    A Boyle County High School student is in a community's thoughts and prayers after he was involved in a serious car crash. "You know just prayers to Justin; you know he's a fighter just like anybody we got in this building," Boyle County High School Principal Will Begley said.... more »
  • Boyle County Teen Hurt In Crash

    May 2, 2014 9:23 AM

    A teenager suffered injuries in a Lincoln County crash Thursday night. According to the Interior Journal, the 17-year-old Boyle County High School student was driving east along KY-150 when he went off the shoulder and hit something in the median. The paper reports that it took firefighters about 20... more »
  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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 »