Supreme Court Traveling to Somerset

Supreme Court Traveling to Somerset The Kentucky Supreme Court will travel to Somerset for death penalty arguments later this month. The session will be held Sept. 19 at the Center for Rural Development. The session is open to the public, and after the arguments, justices will take questions that aren’t related to pending cases.…

Teacher Fired Over Abuse

Teacher Fired Over Abuse A special needs classroom teacher’s aide in Kentucky is accused of injuring a disabled student by dragging her across a playground. Apparently Brenda Stamper dragged the child by her hands when the student refused to return to class after recess. The warrant says the dragging left visible injuries on the…

Kentucky Lawmaker Resigns

Kentucky Lawmaker Resigns A Kentucky lawmaker known for his opposition to abortion and his advocacy for military issues resigned his House seat Tuesday, citing his belief in term limits.State Rep. Tim Moore, R-Elizabethtown, submitted his resignation in a letter to Gov. Matt Bevin. The governor and Moore share socially conservative views, and Moore wielded…

New Victim Advocacy Program

New Victim Advocacy Program Officials with Kentucky State Police say a new Victim Advocacy Program will provide needed support for crime victims.A statement from the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet says details of the statewide initiative are being announced Thursday at the Kentucky State Police post in Elizabethtown.Officials say 16 advocates are being hired…

Persistent Priest Catches Thief

Persistent Priest Catches Thief A priest chased after a man accused of stealing a woman’s purse at a gathering at Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church in Owensboro.Police say 56-year-old Jeffrey Woods slipped into the parish hall and stole a parishioner’s purse.Father Jean Rene Kalombo says he saw it happen and decided to chase…

Pharmacist Operating In KY Found Guilty

Pharmacist Operating In KY Found Guilty A pharmacist operating Buffalo Drug Inc. in Buffalo, W. Va. was found guilty on Tuesday of conspiring to dispense and distribute oxycodone and oxymorphone.Officials say Jackson Noel dispensed the pills from the pharmacy to out-of-state customers including people from Kentucky. Noel sold the pills on a cash-only basis.According…