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Born Oct. He was a clinical psychotherapist serving patients at St. Luke's and in private practice. He also taught graduate courses in psychology at Columbia University for the last 18 years. He graduated from St. He earned a master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh. While a senior in college and during graduate school, he taught classes at the Menninger Foundation in Topeka, KS, and in human growth and development at St. Catharine College and at Nazareth College in Bardstown.

He later studied psychoanalytics at the Psycho-Therapy Institute. He was accepted into the Institute of Living, a psychiatric hospital and adult outpatient clinic in Hartford, CT, as a psychiatric social work staff member in Along with his work at the Institute, he taught abnormal psychology for graduate students at Central Connecticut State College and psychoanalysis at the University of Connecticut's graduate school of social work.

In , he was made director of the psychiatric social work education at the Institute. In , he took a similar position at St. He also gave lectures and taught at several colleges, including Columbia University. Montgomery had been visiting Harrodsburg regularly for the past 39 years and loved its historic assets and its hospitable citizens, according to his sister, Sallie Clarke Survivors include: two sisters, Mrs.

Phillip Flaget M. Clarke, and four great-nephews, including Dax Alexander Carmickle. A funeral mass celebrating his life will be offered at a. Saturday, May 2, at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Springfield. The Rev. Leon Spalding will be the celebrant. Hale and Polin Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church. Robert DeFoor and Bro. Pallbearers were J. She was a retired Louisville Store and Lay's O. Tire clerk. Survivors include: her husband, J. Lay, Harrodsburg; two daughters, Mrs. Barry Wanda Hahn, Brandenburg, and Mrs. Donnie Janet Sims, Harrodsburg; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Irvin J. Larry Redding and Rev. Don Reed officiating. Tammy Jenkins, Mercer County; one sister, Mrs. Virginia Reeder, Galion, OH; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leslie and Donley Baker. Lester Tirey officiating. Burial was in Cob Hill Cemetery, Irvine. Unger Cemetery. He was a retired production supervisor at Corning, Inc. Andrew Catholic Church. He was a World War II army veteran. Myers, FL; 10 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, May 8, at St. Andrew Catholic Church with Fr. Joseph Muench and Rev. Gary Story officiating. Nicholas Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Heritage Hospice or St. Andrew Catholic Church Building Fund. Lester, Frankfort and Duane N. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Lester. Kevin Hash and Rev. Rob Jackson officiating. She was a retired payroll clerk for the Federal Narcotic Farm and a substitute teacher. She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Henrietta Watts. Funeral services were Wednesday, May 13, at the W.

Milward Mortuary-Southland with Dr. Gerard Howell officiating. He was a retired sanitation worker in Boyle County. Roysdon, Burgin; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. John Cato officiating. Burial was in Goodwater Cemetery, Pulaski County. Pallbearers were G. Thu May 21, V. Watts, 84, died Wednesday, May 13, at James B. He was the widower of Mary Will White Watts. Survivors include: one son, Varner Wayne Watts Jr. Haggin Memorial Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of the Berea Christian Church.

Survivors include: one son, Richard Jenkins, Nicholasville; one grandson, Richard Jenkins, Nicholasville and several nieces and nephews. Three sisters and four brothers preceded her in death. Garry T. Allen, Sr. Burial was in New Providence Cemetery. He was the widower of Frances Evelyn Weldon Jenkins. Carolyn Stephens, Mrs. Ruby Coslow, Mrs. Lizzie Rae Beasley, Mrs. Nellie Ward and Mrs. Marie Jenkins, all of Harrodsburg; ten grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

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Huffman, 89, of W. She was the widow of William Rue "Buck" Huffman. Survivors include: two daughters, Beatrice Woods and Mrs. Garnett Valoice Ross, both of Harrodsburg; one son, Marvin Hassel Huffman, Harrodsburg; six grandchildren, four great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by five sisters. Services for Mrs. Paul Readnour and Daryl Cattlett officiating. Burial was in the Cornishville Christian Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Cornishville Christian Church Cemetery.

David Julie Cubert, Lawrenceburg; one step daughter, Mrs. Jeff Eaton. Bob C. Jones, and Bobby Montgomery officiating. Burial was in Murphy Cemetery, Anderson County. Ripy, John R. Gash Memorial Chapel, Lawrenceburg was in charge of arrangements. She was a member of the St. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 19, at St. Philip's Episcopal Church with Rev Dr. William Faupel and Rev.

John Burkhart officiating. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Short St. Born March 17, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late James T. He and his two brothers, owned and operated the Ingram Buick Co. He served as president of the Mercer County National Bank from Tom Whayne of Lexington; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at a. Nick G. Memorials are suggested to the Haggin Memorial Hospital Foundation or your favorite charity.

A native of Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late William M. She was the widow of James Edward Phillips. Survivors include: two sons, William H. Harry Joyce Morris, Lawrenceburg; four grandchildren. Jeff Eaton and Bro. Burial will be in Lawrenceburg Cemetery. She received her masters degree in accounting from Purdue University and was an accountant with Trim Masters International, and a member of the Protestant church. Funeral services will be held at 6 p. Thursday at the W. Milward Mortuary-Southland, Lexington.

Visitation from p. Wednesday, and after 3 p. She was the widow of Jess Lingerfelt. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Christian Church. Paul Readnour officiating. Burial was in Burgin Memorial Gardens. Sanders and Roy Blevins. Dean, 77, of Robb Rd. She was the widow of Miller B. Dean, Jr. She was a deputy sheriff and bookkeeper for the Mercer County Sheriff for 41 years and a member of the Ebenezer Church of Christ. Survivors include: two daughters, Mrs. Derrel Cone, and Bro. Kie Fallis, Jr. She was a teacher at Stewart Home School for a number of years.

Rick Snyder officiating.

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Donations are suggested to one's favorite charity. Ransdell Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Evans, died Thursday, May 21, at her residence. Born March 10, , she was the daughter of the late John R. She was a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church. Evans, Danville; one daughter, Jewell Ballard, Harrodsburg; five grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren. Three sisters and nine brothers preceded her in death.

Ernest Martin and Rev. Logue, Robert Larmour and Todd Gilkison. Robert Schockley officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Foundation. Haggin Memorial Hospital on Friday, May 22, He was born on January 3, in Danville. Survivors, besides his parents; include: maternal grandparents, Mr.

Bill Childers officiating. Magnolia St. He had been an equipment operator for over 40 years for the James Lewis Company. Buddy Burkhead and Charles Burkhead Jr. Bill Mary L. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 28 at p. Webb and Rev. Terry Burkhead officiating. Burial will be in the Brush Grove Cemetery. Visitation from to p. Wednesday, and from to a. Wilse Burkhart. Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Robert Chappell, Sr. Thursday, at Johnson's Funeral Home. She was the widow of Roy Edward Wilham.

Funeral services will be May 29, at a. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. Thursday, May Joe White officiating. Burial was in Grapevine Cemetery. He was a retired farmer, and member of Ellisburg Baptist Church. Russell, Danville, Ricky S. Russell, Hustonville; two brothers, Clay G. Russell and Elmer T. Russell, both of Hustonville; four sisters, Velma J.

Douglas, Harrodsburg, Vivian J. Funeral services were held Wednesday at W. Pruitt Funeral Home, Moreland, by Rev. Smith Jr. Burial was in the Hustonville Cemetery. Sammis, 88, of Canaan Land Rd. She was the widow of Theodore A. Sammis, Jr. Survivors include: one daughter, Theo S. Bee, Harrodsburg, five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Mark Girard officiating. Memorials are suggested to Heritage Hospice, Danville. She was a retired presser at Cricketeer Co. She was a member of the Mitchellsburg Baptist Church.

Survivors include: a granddaughter, Jamie Hocker of Lancaster and a grandson, Scott Bates of Danville; one great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a son, Michael Bowman. Wayne Malone officiating. Burial was in the Parksville Cemetery. Army and U. Steele Jr. He was preceded in death by a brother, Garnett "Tinker" Steele. Don Releford. Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery, Salvisa. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bluegrass Baptist Church in Lexington.

Ken Tina Whitehouse, Harrodsburg and Mrs. Billy J. Two daughters, Wanda Sanders and Della Edwards, three brothers and three sisters preceded her in death. Lester Tirey, Rev. John T. Thompson and Rev. Ken Whitehouse officiating. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church. Survivors include: one son, Benjamin Jackson Jasper McGrath, Harrodsburg; one step son, Stanley Green, Harrodsburg; three grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

John Watts and Edwin Freeman officiating. Grandchildren and great grandchildren served as pallbearers. She was an accounting department employee for the KY Dept. Jerry Summers and Rev. Bill Mounts officiating. Moore, and Howard Fallis. Survivors include: two sons, Samuel T. Bess Jr. Short III and Rev. Ballew officiating. Parks Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. She was a housewife and a member of the Burgin Christian Church. Survivors include: two sons, Gilbert Hayslett, Harrodsburg and Clyde Hayslett, Burgin; one sister, Junie Hostetter, Lexington, VA; 14 grandchildren; two step grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 12 step great grandchildren and seven step great great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Wednesday, June 3, at a. Burial was in the Burgin Memorial Gardens. Grandsons served as pallbearers. Memorials are suggested to the Burgin Christian Church, W. Main Street, Burgin, KY She was a retired switchboard operator at the University of Kentucky and was an active member of the Wilderness Trace Art League. She was preceded in death by one grandson , James Lowery. Art Bristol officiating. Honorary bearers were Jeff Underwood and Gary Curry. Second St. She was the widow of Henry Taylor Sanford.

Ransdell, Jr. She was a homemaker and a member of the Benton Baptist Church. Catlett, Mercer County; eight grandchildren. Funeral services were held June 7,. Ernest Martin officiating. Burial was in Patterson Cemetery. She was a native of Harrodsburg and a graduate of Harrodsburg High School. She had lived and worked in Cincinnati most of her adult life and after retiring moved back to Harrodsburg for a few years before returning to Cincinnati two years ago. He was preceded in death by a brother, Nello Dreon.

Tim Mathis officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery with military rites. Survivors include: his wife of 63 years, Fannie J. Hatchell Tyler; one son, John H. Washington; five grandchildren, three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Shelby B. Funeral services will be held at p.

Scott Young. Honorary bearers will be R. Services were held in Pensacola on Wednesday, June 3. Born September 28, in Washington county, she was the daughter of the late William and Retta Long. Thursday, June 11, and after a. Harold Goodlett was an honorary bearer. She was the widow of Powell Goebel Goodlett.

She was a homemaker and Member of Kirkwood Baptist Church. Survivors include: two sons, Lloyd S. Linda Goodlett, Lexington, and Robert F. Rose Goodlett, Springfield; six grandchildren. Ray Coates and Ada Bruce Gash officiating. Burial will be in the Kirkwood Cemetery. Goodlett, Jr. Memorials are suggested to Taylor Manor, Berry Ave. Thursday, June 11, and Friday morning prior to the hour of service. Survivors include: one son, James F. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Judith Thompson.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 16, a. Stith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Navy and Naval Reserve for 18 years. He was an industrial hygienist for Shell Oil Company for 16 years, prior to his retirement. He previously worked as a industrial hygienist for the Kentucky State Health Department and as a chemist for Kentucky Utilities. Jones, Carlisle; seven grandchildren.

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Ted Burke and Dr. Terry Swan officiating. Born Nov. He was a long-time printer at the Harrodsburg Herald, a life long member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church, where he served as deacon and choir member, and was a former assistant scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop He was a graduate of Harrodsburg High School, where he played on the school baseball and football teams. Reed and William H.

Reed, both of Versailles, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. David Hartman with burial in Spring Hill Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to be given to James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital, Harrodsburg. Born May 27, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late T.

She was the widow of Wayne Allen Murphy. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg. David Julie Cubert, Lawrenceburg and Mrs. Jeff Eaton officiating. He was born in Muhlenberg County March 31, and was a descendant of Michael Lovell, one of the early pioneers of Muhlenberg County. He was a retired district manager for the Kentucky Revenue Department, having served 31 years, a member of the Greenville Volunteer Fire Department and drove the first motorized fire truck. He was a professional baseball player in in the Indianapolis League. Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Pruitt Lovell, January 22, Elizabeth Hartsfield. Gary's Funeral Home in Greenville was in charge of arrangements. Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements. Main Street, Greenville, KY George Reed Phillips, Jr. He was a retired carpenter and formerly attended the Benton Baptist Church. He had served in the U. Army during the Korean Conflict. Survivors include: two brothers, I. Donald Barbara Sanders of Harrodsburg. Factory Street, died Friday, June 26, at her residence. Juanita Harley, Frankfort; two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Curtis Broce. Born August 24, in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late James J. She was retired from Graves Jewelry, a business established by her family in She was preceded in death by one brother, Thomas E. Main St. She was a homemaker and a member of the Harrodsburg Christian Church. Survivors include: her husband, Charles Glenmore Hughes Sr. Grugin, Lexington; one brother, C. Memorials are suggested to one's favorite charity.

He was a heavy equipment operator and a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Darland. John Baughman, Dr. Bacon Moore, and Joe Burgin. Wednesday, and after a. She was the widow of Marion Hanks. Survivors include: one daughter, Mrs.

Ralph Selena H. Terhune, Lexington; three grandchildren, two step grandchildren, two great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Georgia Smith and a brother, William Terhune. Mike Hamrick officiating. Burial was in Sand Spring Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Arthritis Foundation, W. Chestnut St. Lauderdale, FL. Marine Corps and an automobile auctioneer with Adesa Auctions in Florida. Jerel Coffey officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the James B.

Haggin Memorial Hospital, Linden Ave. Ransdell Funeral Chapel was in charge of local arrangements. She was the widow of George Haddix. Haddix and daughter-in-law Sharon Haddix, Harrodsburg; 13 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday, July 6 at the W. Milward Mortuary-Broadway, Lexington, by Rev. Gary Powell and Rev. Ralph Sallee. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Roy M. Haddix Jr. He was the widower of Margaret Ostrom Handley. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Glenn H.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a. Garry Allen officiating. She was a housewife. Funeral services were held at Conkle Speedway Chapel, Indianapolis, at p. Burial was at Floral Park Cemetery. Pollard, 80, of Berea, died June 30, at her residence. She was the widow of Robert W. She had been employed by the Council of the southern Mountains and Students for Appalachia. A memorial service may be held at a later date.

Williams Funeral Home in Berea was in charge of arrangements. A retired insurance salesman for American General Life Insurance Company, he was also a longtime employee of Cunningham's. He was a 59 year member of the Springfield United Methodist Church where he served as a trustee and on various church boards throughout the years. Sam Clark, officiating, assisted by Rev. Josh Loudermilk. Burial was on Cemetery Hill in Springfield. David Collier officiating. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel. He was a retired farmer, and had worked a number of years for the Boyle County Stockyard in Danville and the Bluegrass Stockyard in Lexington.

He was a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School for several years and was the first clerk for the Mercer Baptist Association. Dan Vandivier, Louisville; one daughter, Mrs. Wallace Carrier and Rev. Eddie Russell officiating.

Hurst Dennis. Dennis, Lexington; two sisters, Beatrice L. Walters, Burgin and Mary E. Yates, Harrodsburg; four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a husband, Dr. George F. Norman Hagley. Memorials are suggested to First Christian Church building fund or a favorite charity. She was a Kentucky Revenue Department employee. Gary Bennett officiating. Burial was in Lexington Cemetery. Burial was in the Patrick-Mann Cemetery in Salyersville. She was a homemaker and a member of the Ellers Memorial Baptist Church.

Gilpin, 66, of Cummins Ferry Rd. He was a member of the Ebenezer Church of Christ. Visitation after p. Survivors other than his parents, include: two brothers, Paul R. Paul H. William McKee officiating. Lake, 77, of Mt. Washington, died Friday, July 24, at Southwest Hospital. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mt. Survivors include: one sister, Lavon Graham, Harrodsburg; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one sister, Madie Arnold, and one brother, Freddie Lake. Washington, with Dr.

Puckett and Dr. Travis Collins officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Willisburg. Washington was in charge of arrangments. Ernest Delbert Brim Jr. Robert Logue officiating. Burial will be in Shawnee Run Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 29, at the funeral home, from to p. She was a member of Park United Methodist Church. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Neale R. Entombment was in Lexington Cemetery.

Greenville St. She was the widow of Charles Walker Graves, Sr. Survivors include: one son, Charles W. Graves Jr. Funeral Services were held at am. Burial was in the Brookside Cemetery, Campbellsville. Memorials are suggested to the Harrodsburg Baptist Church elevator fund. George Thomas Lester Jr. He was the widower of Aileen Barrick Lester. He was a bookkeeper for Burley Tobacco Warehouse and a farmer. Robert F. Kirkpatrick officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery, Perryville.

Honorary bearers were members of the Perryville Lions Club. A memorial service will be held at a later date. She was the widow of Gilbert Flannery. Survivors include three cousins, Carolyn L. She was a retired nurse, having worked for several years at the Red Cross Hospital in Louisville. She was a member of the former Unity Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a brother, Sherman Vandyke. Edith M. She was the widow of Donald B. Joyce A. Wilcoxson, Louisville, Mrs. Gayle H. Judge Rutherford says these residents could have water by the holidays, and couldn't be receiving a better Christmas present.

Judge Rutherford says he hopes these residents can also expect safe, clean water in the near future. Hazard Couple Charged With Burglary. Police believe they may be responsible for other robberies in the area. The case will go before a grand jury on September 9th. Alred is accused of abusing his office for political and personal gain. Alred initially faced 20 charges of ethical breaches, but the state Judicial Conduct Commission has dismissed some of the charges.

Alred says the case against him is untrue, and the grand jury he appointed was at the request of a prosecutor, not because of politics. The hearing is expected to last through Wednesday. The judicial commission is charged with investigating complaints against judges and is the only panel with authorization to discipline a sitting judge. On September 1st, Paintsville city employees will face layoffs and reduced hours due to budget problems. Paintsville City Council finally adopted a budget for the fiscal year, but Mayor Bob Porter says, with no new revenue, expenses must be cut.

Two street employees are laid off and hours are reduced to part-time for employees at City Hall and the Recreation Center. The Recreaction Center will be closed on Mondays. The ambulance service is the only thing being spared after ambulance officials say they can make changes and make money. Mayor Porter says they will re-evaluate the ambulance service in a six months and see if they need to make any changes. The mayor says the pharmacy school opening next year is expected to bring in more revenue.

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If so, they will reduce the cutbacks. Thirty-five year old Tommy D. Feltner was reported missing in early July, and his body was found at an abandoned strip mine later in the month. According to Trooper Shaun Little, people registered for the ride. In addition to the yearly motorcycle "poker run," there is also a golf tournament fundraiser for "Trooper Island," a 35 acre camp for boys and girls in the middle of Dale Hollow Lake in Southern Kentucky.

Each summer, kids from all 16 KSP posts across the commonwealth attend the week-long camp.

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Post 9 in Pikeville takes 16 girls and 16 boys each year to the camp that has been a much needed escape for children since But Trooper Little explained that the fundraisers and donations are the only things that keep Trooper Island going from year to year. Anyone interested in learning more about the camp or in making a tax deductible donation can visit www.

Charles Andrew Mitchell, a former Sebastian Middle School teacher in Breathitt County charged with several counts of sexual misconduct with a minor, entered a not guilty plea in circuit court Friday. Mitchell, who was an 8th grade social studies teacher at the time of the incident, resigned in May.

Mitchell's attorney, Ned Pillersdorf, says allegations against Mitchell have been grossly blown out of proportion. Mitchell will be back in court on August 30th for a bond reduction hearing. Rutherford says a Fortune energy company wants to locate on the Scott Fork property on U. Brad Hall with the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce says more people with good paying jobs can attract new retailers. State police are investigating the death, which happened Tuesday.

According to the Web site webmd. Cowpen Road To Close. KSP Troopers responded to the location, and determined that the van was the same vehicle used in the escape of a Perry County prisoner in Letcher County on Wednesday, August The van was recovered and released to the Perry County Sheriff's Office. Authorities continue to search for the escapee, Stevie Wynn, who has yet to be located. Under the program, first through fifth graders at selected schools will have their teeth painted with two fluoride treatments over a four- to six-month period. The UK Dental School will perform examinations before and after the treatments to gauge their effectiveness.

Beshear announced the program as part of his Healthy Smiles Kentucky imitative, which was launched in to improve dental health in children, with an emphasis on Appalachia. Perry County Sheriff Les Burgett says Wynn was not handcuffed while being returned to the Letcher jail from a court appearance on shoplifting charges in Hazard, but he should have been. Burgett says the driver was slowing down or stopping when Wynn came through the security screen, overpowered the officer, pushing him out of the van, stole the van and fled.

Wynn had less than a month to serve in the Letcher jail, but Burgett says, once he's caught, he will face charges of assaulting a police officer, theft of the van and escape. The sentencing of former Whitley County Sheriff Lawrence Hodge has been indefinitely postponed, and the reason has been placed under seal. Hodge had been scheduled for sentencing Thursday in U. District Court in London after pleading guilty in May to using his office to take kickbacks, distribute drugs and pay for personal expenses.

The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday against death row inmate Benny Lee Hodge's challenge to his sentence, saying testimony about a rough childhood did not explain "pre-meditated, cold-blooded murder.

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Acker survived a strangulation attempt, but Tammy Acker was fatally stabbed more than a dozen times with a large kitchen knife. Hodge had been paroled after eight years in prison at the time of Tammy Acker's death. Hodge claimed his trial attorney was ineffective because he didn't present evidence of an abusive childhood to the jury. Roger Dale Epperson was also convicted and sent to death row. Donald Terry Bartley pleaded guilty and testified against Hodge and Epperson.

Bartley is serving a life sentence. Her husband, 45 year old Walter Roark, has been charged with murder and abuse of a corpse. Stephanie Roark had been reported missing on July 6th by family members. During an interview with police Wednesday, Roark admitted to hiding her body and led police to his home, where they found Mrs. Pikeville Fire Department in the Trenches.

Pikeville, Ky - Several members of the Pikeville Fire Department spent much of the day Thursday in "Trench Rescue Training," which is one of the most potentially dangerous rescue scenarios rescue personnel face.

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When responding to a cave-in or trapped victim, rescuers need to know how to respond in order to design a plan that is safe for both the victim and the rescuer. And, that's exactly what the Pikeville Fire Department was training for. Robert Lindsay, Battalion Chief for the PFD explained that most people don't realize that a trench is considered any ditch or hole that is more than four feet deep, but less than 15 feet deep. Every year, the firemen must complete eight hours of in-ground training.

The prosecution rested its case Wednesday, and officials say the defense will begin calling witnesses when the trial resumes Monday. Hardin County Accident Kills Driver. Kentucky State Police say April L. Wednesday afternoon when she apparently failed to notice a tractor-trailer truck slowing because of road construction and struck the rear of the truck. Crain was pronounced at the scene.

The driver of the truck, Larry Harris, 56, of Nashville, Tennessee was not injured. Johnson County Sheriff Dwayne Price said Wednesday that when he took office on January 1st, there were a lot of missing records, accident reports, investigative files, even personnel documents. Questions have raised about whether former Sheriff Bill Witten might know where the records are, but Witten's attorney, Stephen "Nick" Frazier, a former circuit court judge, says tampering with public records is a felony, and, in his long experience, people commit felonies because they're crazy or have something to gain, and Witten's not crazy, and there's no gain for him to take files from the office he held for 12 years.

Frazier says there might be an attempt to discredit Witten to discourage him from running again, but Price says politics has nothing to do with his attempt to find the records. Escapee In Perry County. He was able to climb through a security screen inside the. He assaulted and overpowered the jail security officer and escaped in the transport van.

Whitesburg, Ky - Letcher county officials will decide soon if they are going to embrace a new method of disposing of their trash The innovative idea is sparking controversy within the county, though. Many residents are concerned that "it won't smell good," but county officials believe cooking their trash could be a more economical and environmentally friendly way to take care of their garbage. Cooking trash is an innovative technology that is only in the early stages of use in the United States. If Letcher County moves forward with this plan, set-up could behin as early as January.

No Pre-Game Prayer. Bell County, Ky - Many people across the region are talking about how much different the beginning of an eastern Kentucky high school football game last week. Before anyone takes the field in Bell County, there is usually a pre-game prayer, but not anymore.

Bell County schools received a letter from the "Freedom From Religion Foundation" instructing them to stop the pre-game prayer, calling it, "a flagrant violation of the law". School officials sent the letter to Frankfort, and last week, state attorneys confirmed that the school prayer is, in fact, against the law. Bell County schools officials are looking into alternative options, including a moment of silence. Earthquake Shakes Our Region. Pikeville, Ky - A magnitude 5. The U.

Geological Survey said the earthquake was actually felt all across the east coast. Parts of the Pentagon, White House and the Capitol were evacuated, as were most buildings in the city of Pikeville. There were no reports of injuries related to the earthquake. Paul Maynard, Public Service Director for the city of Pikeville said that members of the Pikeville Fire Department conducted inspections of the downtown buildings, and didn't find any major structural issues.

He did confirm that a few small cracks were discovered in a stairwell of the Pike County Courthouse, but that structural engineers would be looking at them to make sure they didn't compromise the structural integrity of the building. Because of those small cracks found, the Pike County Courthouse was closed for the remainder of the day Tuesday, but reopened Wednesday morning. East Coast earthquakes are far less common than in the west, but tend to be felt over a much broader area. Tuesday's earthquake of a magnitude 5. But, to put things into perspective, Tuesday's quake was 60, times less powerful than the one that devestated Japan earlier this year.

Chesapeake Appalachia laid an foot-long section of pipeline in across property near Carr Creek Lake jointly owned by several family members, including brothers Will and Sam Collins of Letcher County. Chesapeake Appalachia is a division of Chesapeake Energy Corp. Lexington attorney Joe F.

Childers represented the family. Hodge pleaded guilty in May to using his office to take kickbacks, distribute drugs and pay for personal expenses. He is scheduled for sentencing Thursday in U. District Court in London. McAllister went missing after the towboat he was on sank March 14, , about to feet off the Kentucky shoreline. The limb washed ashore in Taylorsport in Boone County on July 16, Aquarius Marine owned the foot towboat Ceredo. Stith says no other remains have been recovered.

The cause of death will be listed as accidental drowning. Foundation Halts Pre-Game Prayer. The letter cites a number of Supreme Court cases where school-sponsored and even student-led prayers have been found to be unconstitutional. Those with the school district are looking into other alternatives, such as a moment of silence to be held before games.

Perry County Fatality. Trooper Brandon Thomas is assisting Deputy Morgan with the reconstruction. The order also barred former administrator James Tackett or any board members of Golden Years from interfering with the home. Linda Bell, who was appointed receiver of the home on the recommendation of Conway's office, told Wright during an August 12th hearing that the home's debts exceeded its income and recommended that a Paintsville for-profit corporation headed by William Shackleford take over operations of Golden Years on a month lease. Friday, Tackett's attorney, James Asher of Whitesburg, filed a motion with the court of appeals asking it to issue a temporary order "directing the circuit court to cease the liquidation and involuntary dissolution of Golden Years and to prohibit the actions by the receiver" pending a court of appeals hearing.

Meth Bust In Whitley County. Police in Hardin County have arrested Angela K. Christensen on a bigamy charge, saying she was married last month even though she was already married to two other men. Police say there's no evidence Christensen divorced Romanczak or Soarling or that she had reason to believe she was divorced. Christensen was also married to Jerry D.

Jackson of Pasadena, Texas, who was reported deceased as of March 7th. Tammy Rummell, the owner of Purrfect Pets in Middlesboro and London, will be in court September 8th to face 57 counts of cruelty to animals charges. Purrfect Pets in Middlesboro was closed earlier in the summer after authorities found a variety of animals in the store without air conditioning and water.

Animal control officials determined the shop was without electricity for more than a week. More than one-hundred people participated in the first annual Paint Pikeville Pink 5K in downtown Pikeville Saturday morning in an effort to raise money to find a cure for breast cancer. Kelli Thompson, breast cancer survivor and an event organizer, says it was overwhelming and so heart touching to see so many people come out to support other survivors. Organizers say the event didn't cost them a dime because everything was donated by the community.

Sandra May, an event organizer, says everybody knows someone who has suffered from breast cancer, and it truly showed with all the support they had from Pikeville. Participants received awards and raffle prizes after the race. All proceeds go to the Susan G. Komen For the Cure Foundation. Boyd County Sheriff Terry Keelin says officers found a chop shop while investigating an Ashland shooting in Eight defendants have been indicted for money laundering and other charges for their alleged involvement in the ring that operated from to They each face a maximum sentence of 20 years.

The indictments were unsealed last week. Well-Known Hazard Buisnesswoman Dies. Linda Sparkman, 55, the lead designer and part-owner of Silk Purse Furniture and Interiors in Hazard for 21 years, died Saturday after a long battle with breast cancer. Well-known for her custom window treatments, she had clients throughout eastern and central Kentucky but was often hired to do business and vacation properties in Florida, Tennessee and North Carolina.

Visitation will be at A. Services will be at P. Tuesday at the church. VanHoose will assume his new duties on Sept. VanHoose began his career with the Department of Corrections as a probation and parole officer in VanHoose is a graduate of Alice Lloyd College where he earned a degree in secondary education in history and German. While attending college he also played four years of varsity baseball. Fraley Mountain Music Gatherin'. The festival that began as a family reunion honors old-time music and eastern Kentucky traditions as well as master fiddler J. Fraley, who died earlier this year.

Musicians will be jamming in parking lots and sharing music around the campfires of Carter Caves State Resort Park. Musical instruments such as dulcimer, fiddle and guitar are used to tell stories about life long ago in the eastern Kentucky foothills. On Wednesday, Sept. On Thursday, Sept. There will also be a dedication ceremony at the beginning of the concert to honor the late J. Starting Saturday morning, Sept.

Paid admission is required for concerts and jam sessions Friday afternoon through Saturday night. The Friends of Carter Caves will be providing refreshments during the event. The lodge restaurant offers a variety of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. The park is located in northeastern Kentucky , 4 miles off Interstate 64 between Grayson and Olive Hill exit Friday, Lt. Pineville Community Hospital has installed a patented pure air system that kills or deactivates infectious pathogens in the air and on interior surfaces creating cleaner air quality.

The technology was created by Purgenix Inc. Senator Rand Paul told a crowd of community and business leaders that government needs to get out of the way to help the marketplace. He says while President Obama is talking about creating jobs, the best thing would be to help existing businesses by relaxing government regulation. Dozens of Bell and Harlan County miners were told Wednesday afternoon they have no jobs, after Pineville-based Manalapan Mining Company idled its mines.

Many of the underground miners who lost their jobs say the company was unable to get new permits to mine from the government. The office of the U. District Court Judge David Bunning late Wednesday for conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and money laundering. Shephard was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for leading a drug conspiracy that distributed at least 40, prescription pills in Eastern Kentucky. According to evidence at a trial last November, Shephard directed others to distribute thousands of mg Oxycodone pills in Perry, Fayette, Breathitt and Scott counties from May to May Shephard was the last of 21 people involved in the drug ring to be convicted.

No charges will be filed after a child pulled the pin on a Vietnam War-era grenade on August 1st in the Lynch area of Harlan County, sending about 20 people to hospitals. The grenade was found in an outbuilding by two men who were cleaning it up after a friend died, and the widow told them they could keep anything that interested them. Three children found it on a shelf in the home where they were playing and one of them pulled the pin. Pike County, Ky - Word is definitely getting out about the methane-filled water well in Pike County that has been burning continuously since the first of May.

Thursday, a tractor trailer load of 30, bottles of drinking water was delivered to Calvin and Denise Howard on Big Branch Road. The donation was organized by Appalachian Voices and Kentuckians for the Commonwealth. Even though these environmental groups are not known to be friends of coal producing counties, Denise Howard says she is thankful for their help.

Howard explained that representatives from these groups have told her that they are NOT against coal mining. In fact, she says they told her they are only against the negative effects from mining on the residents. The Howards say they began feeling what they believe are explosions from underground mines in January. Then, on May first, their well housing exploded and has been burning continuously since. The Howards are suing Excel Mining, and want them to fix the problem as soon as possible. The lawsuit also asks the mining company to relocate the couple until the case is settled due to the potentially dangerous situation.

Wednesday, August 17, Corbin Man Arrested. Peace is charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun, possession of equipment used to manufacture meth and posession of explosive devices. Pike County Road Repairs. House Speaker Greg Stumbo has called on the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure to do a much better job of policing doctors who over-prescribe pain medication. Stumbo says, in , he and other legislators were told by KBML that it would be able to identify those doctors who are abusing their power to prescribe controlled substances and then act to stop this from happening.

Stumbo said, to date, he has seen no proof that has taken place, while the problem gets worse and more people die from prescription drug overdoses now than in car accidents. Attorney Ned Pillersdorf has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Calvin and Denise Howard, a Big Branch Road couple in Pike County, asking Excel Mining coal company to pay to relocate them as soon as possible because they don't have the means to relocate themselves. The Howards allege the company has left their wells with unsuitable drinking water and caused them to explode into flames. The lawsuit calls for action to be taken to fix the wells by the end of this month.

Pillersdorf is waiting on a report from an expert to see if an injunction will be filed to move the Howards out immediately. He says it will then be up to the circuit judge to order the coal company to relocate the family. Pillersdorf says he has retained the resources of national mining expert Jack Spadaro who indicated the couple needs to move out.

The state medical examiner has officially ruled 19 year old Justin Cole, a teenager found dead near the bridge at Pool Point in the Elkhorn City area of Pike County in July, died from drowning. Friends told police he went under the water at Ratliff Hole and never came back up. Cole's body was found three days later. Testimony continued in the trial of Tracy Lynn Napier, a Perry County man charged with attempted murder. Napier was indicted in October. Holbrook was airlifted to a West Virginia hospital where he recovered from his injuries.

Testimony will resume next Monday. The case of Marcos Lopez and Gustabo Salinas, two men who allegedly kidnapped and raped a Harlan County teen, has been sent to a grand jury. Lopez and Salinas were charged with the crime two weeks ago. A juvenile, who was also charged, was later released from the Harlan County Detention Center.