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News in Boone County, Kentucky

N.Ky. road projects receive state funding
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:16:30 -0700

Here's a summary of local road projects that were included in the 2-year road plan the Kentucky General Assembly approved Monday.

Kentucky Junior All-Star team announced
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:17:01 -0700

The Kentucky Boys and Girls All-Stars teams are being announced this week.

Boone County sheriff's office searching for escaped inmate
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 05:17:17 -0700

The Boone County Sheriff's office asking for your help to locate an escaped inmate

Ky. Releases County Unemployment Rates; Magoffin Co. Among Highest
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:43:55 -0700

Leslie County recorded the state’s highest annual unemployment rate in 2013 — 17.7 percent. It was followed by Harlan and Magoffin counties, 17.6 percent each.

State grant to help Boone County preserve records
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 05:17:16 -0700

Boone County will be getting a grant for more than $44,000 to preserve and manage local government records.

2013 unemployment up or same in half Kentucky counties
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:17:16 -0700

While the annual unemployment rates were lower in 51 Kentucky counties in 2013 than in 2012, the rates went up or stayed the same in more than half of the state's counties.

Man charged in rape of passed-out woman
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:54:16 -0700

An Ohio man was arrested in Kentucky on charges he raped a woman while visiting Daytona Beach last year and was brought back to Volusia County, authorities said.

49 dead horses found on Kentucky man's farm
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:46:04 -0700

Officials have charged a Kentucky farmer after 49 dead horses and 15 others that appeared emaciated were recovered Monday from his Pendleton County farm. "In nine years, this is the worst case of animal cruelty I've seen," Scott Pracht, the county's equine investigator, told the Cincinnati Enquirer. The ...

Police seeking man wanted on molestation charge
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:51:41 -0700

FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) — Investigators in northern Kentucky are seeking a man wanted on charges he sexually molested the daughter of a friend. Boone county Sheriff's spokesman Tom Scheben says deputies obtained an arrest warrant on Tuesday for 29-year-old Eulogio Constantion Martinez, who remained at large. Martinez is wanted on two counts of first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sexual ...

Strong Storms Moving Through Right Now...
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 05:36:55 -0700

A Flood Warning for the Kentucky counties of Floyd, Johnson, Magoffin, Martin, Morgan and Pike is in effect until today at 1:00pm...