Daily Archive: March 20, 2012

Mar 20

Police Chief Almost Run Down After Laptop Theft

 Police in Burgin said someone stole a laptop computer from a home, tried to run down the police chief, then left the laptop along the side of a road. The chief said after the theft, police began checking pawn shops. He said the suspect, Michael Devine, spotted him in one of the pawn shops and tried to …

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Mar 20

Funeral Arrangements Set for Lexington Mayor’s Mother

Funeral arrangements have been set for Lois Howard Gray, mother of Lexington Mayor Jim Gray.  She passed away Monday at the age of 91. A public reception for family and friends is scheduled from 4-7pm on Wednesday, March 21, on the lawn behind Old Morrison at Transylvania University in Lexington. A second reception is scheduled …

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Mar 20

Senate passes bill to allow parents school choice

A bill that would allow parents to send their children to the schools nearest their homes has passed the Senate. Terry Allison

Mar 20

House committee hears Senate bill on debt ceiling

A Senate proposal to set a statutory limit on the state’s General Fund debt got a hearing before the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee, but the chairman said its passage is uncertain. Terry Allison

Mar 20

Bill would require seat belts in 15-passenger vans

Vans that carry 15 or fewer passengers would be required to have seat belts under a Senate measure that has passed the Kentucky House. Terry Allison

Mar 20

Burglary suspect nearly runs over police chief

The search for a burglary suspect turned dangerous for a Mercer County police chief. The Burgin chief of police tells WKYT he confronted the suspect, Michael Devine outside a pawn shop Tuesday, but he says Devine nearly ran him over with a car and took off. Terry Allison

Mar 20

Police investigating possible dognapping spree

A warning for dog owners in one county: Keep a close eye on your pets. Terry Allison

Mar 20

Pool tables save six lives in wall collapse

Six people dive under tables at a West Liberty pool hall as the walls collapse around them, and rumors swirled around town that a well known person died… Twice. Terry Allison

Mar 20

Lawmakers want teens out of tanning beds

A bill that would keep some Kentucky teenagers out of tanning beds, took a step forward Tuesday. Terry Allison

Mar 20

City of Williamsburg goes moist

Fourteen votes was all that separated those for and against restaurant-only alcohol sales in Williamsburg, KY. Terry Allison

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