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Today's News

  • 100 DAYS
  • Propes faces 15 years for attempted murder

    A 23-year-old Crittenden man faces 15 years in prison for attempting to murder a police officer during a June 15, 2015 shootout in his Indian Hills Drive neighborhood.

    Shane Propes agreed to a plea deal Jan. 28 with the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office in exchange for pleading guilty to multiple charges in connection with the shootout.
    Propes was allegedly walking down Indian Hills Drive June 15, 2015 carrying a gun when police were called to the scene.

  • RULER FOODS OPENS IN WILLIAMSTOWN
  • Helton Pointe Apartments opens doors

    With the smell of fresh paint still lingering, local officials got their first look at Williamstown’s newest apartment complex on Monday.

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for Helton Pointe Apartments, the city’s newest three-story apartments built at the end of Helton Heights.
    “This is so nice,” said Kathy Faulkner, former director of the Williamstown Housing Authority, as she and others peeked inside bedrooms, closets and bathrooms.

  • Kiwanis auction needs bidders

    Are you in the market for a brass cash register, a kayak or maybe tickets to a University of Kentucky men’s basketball game?
    Then the 20th annual Kiwanis auction is where you want to be or at least be watching on TV on Friday, Feb. 5 and Saturday, Feb. 6.
    The annual auction is the group’s main fundraising activity for the year.

  • Judge rules in favor of Ark

    A federal judge ruled earlier this week that the Ark Encounter should be eligible for tax rebate incentives through a Kentucky Tourism Development Program.
    Judge Greg Van Tatenhove of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky issued a preliminary injunction against the state of Kentucky for blocking the theme park’s developer, Answers in Genesis (AiG) from participating in the program.

  • Inmate walks away from drug center

    The Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate that walked away from a Covington treatment center on Jan. 24.

    Joseph Edwin Smith was last seen at the Transitions Treatment Center around 4:43 p.m. on Sunday. He was wearing a grey and red shirt, grey sweatpants and a black hoodie.

  • SNOW GO
  • Russ murder trial cancelled in Fleming Co.

    FLEMINGSBURG — The trial for two men accused of murdering Dry Ridge resident and University of Cincinnati professor Randall Russ has been cancelled.
    Kevin Howard and Charles Black were scheduled for trial Feb. 8.

  • GUILTY: Hiles receives life sentence

    Testimony lasted two days, but it took only two hours for a Grant County jury to find Shaun Hiles guilty of murdering his estranged wife, Nicole Hiles and her friend, Larry Whiteker.
    Hiles was charged with two counts each of intentional murder and first-degree wanton endangerment in the July 28, 2014 shooting deaths at Vallandingham and Mulligan roads in Dry Ridge.