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Man whose daughter was injured in crash back in jail
Questions over drug test results have landed a local man who is facing charges stemming from a March accident that left him and his daughter injured back in jail.But an attorney for 56-year-old James F. “Jimmy” Jasper said he’s hopeful it was a technicality that can be resolved.“Right now we are looking closely at the allegations in the record,” said local attorney Scott Foster. “We hope this is nothing more than an error in the testing process or lab work.“We hope to have Mr. Jasper reunited with his wife and daughter, who need him, as soon as possible,” added Foster.
Study for ‘unified’ government is now underway
The next step toward a potential merged city-county government is now in progress, as work has begun on the key feasibility study that will determine whether or not citizens could benefit from such a development.
Robinson: Higher lake levels hide dangers
Twenty feet makes a big difference.Visitors to Lake Cumberland have by now grown accustomed to a lake level of about 680 feet about sea level, about 40 feet less than what was normal before repairs started on the ailing Wolf Creek Dam.
Local relief drive for Oklahoma storm victims underway
If you’ve been watching coverage of the Oklahoma tornado devastation and wondering how you could make a difference, you’ll have your chance in the coming days.
Sewell, 103, was well-known Pulaski preacher
Pulaski County and its many churches have lost an old-time preacher man. The Rev. Lloyd “Jerd” Sewell went to rest about 7 o’clock Wednesday night at a nursing and rehabilitation center in Maysville where he has stayed for the past several years. Sewell was 103; he would have been 104 on November 4.
Despite bill, signs are in place to prohibit fishing
Signs and buoys are already in place at Wolf Creek Dam that restrict fishermen’s access within 500 feet above and below the structure.Tom Hale, operations manager for Lake Cumberland, said already existing buoys and signs warning of hazardous waters have been replaced with new signage restricting entrance into prohibited areas. He said enforcement of the restrictions has not begun because the Corps is still in the implementation stage.
Legendary 'Big Daddy' Garlits to visit Cruise
Go, Big Daddy! Go!Or, you can go to Somernites Cruise this weekend in downtown Somerset to see “Big Daddy” yourself — that is, Don “Big Daddy” Garlits, a living legend on the drag racing circuit.Considered by many to be the “father” of the drag racing sport, the 81-year-old 17-time world champion Garlits was the first to set numerous speed marks in the quarter-mile, and is an internationally-known name.
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