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Kentucky State Police Post 15 to Conduct Traffic Safety Checkpoints

COLUMBIA, Ky. (February 1, 2023)  Kentucky State Police Post 15 will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 15 area, which includes Green, Taylor, Marion, Washington, Russell, Casey, Adair, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton, and Cumberland counties.  These checkpoints will be conducted as part of Post 15’s highway safety efforts.  Troopers will be checking for violations…

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Maxine Bledsoe, 101, Jamestown

Maxine Bledsoe, of Jamestown, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2023, at Fair Oaks Health and Rehabilitation, in Jamestown. She was 101 years of age. Born on November 14, 1921, in Creelsboro, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Trixie Flatt Back. Maxine was a retired factory worker and a faithful servant of…

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John Alan Osborne, 64, Russell Springs

John Alan Osborne, 64, of Russell Springs, passed away Monday, January 30th, at his home. John was born in Russell Springs, KY on December 29, 1958, a son of Brenda (Wesley) Wilson, of Jamestown, KY and the late John W. Osborne. He served in the U.S. Army, he was a retired pastry chef better known…

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Timothy Neil Miniard, 63, Russell Springs

Timothy Neil Miniard, of Russell Springs, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2023, at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center in Somerset.  He was 63 years of age. Timothy was born in Harlan on February 3, 1959, son of the late Disney and Verla Smith Miniard.  He married Sandra Burton on August 15, 1981.  Timothy…

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10 Percent of Voters Now Registered as “Other” than Republicans or Democrats

10 Percent of Voters Now Registered as “Other” than Republicans or Democrats   Frankfort, Ky. (January 27, 2023) – Secretary of State Michael Adams announced that, in December and for the first time, Kentucky voter registration under “other” political affiliations has broken the 10 percent mark.   In December, Kentucky saw 6,103 new voters register,…

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Gov. Beshear, Kentucky State Police Announce Telecommunications Academy Class 21 Graduates

Providing a lifeline to Kentuckians and law enforcement officers FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 27, 2023) — Today, Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) announced 14 telecommunicators, representing eight posts across the commonwealth, have graduated from the KSP Telecommunications Academy and are ready to begin answering the call for assistance to both citizens and…

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Eddie Elkins, 68, Jamestown

Eddie Elkins, 68, of Jamestown, passed away Wednesday, January 25th, at University of Kentucky Hospital. Eddie was born in Pikeville, KY on January 21, 1955, a son of the late Betty (Francis) and Sterling  Elkins. He was a security officer. Eddie is survived by a daughter, Mindy Burnett, of Cincinnati, OH; a son, Ruben Smith,…

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Francis Curtis “Curt” Wethington, 75, Russell Springs

Francis Curtis “Curt” Wethington, of Russell Springs, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Liberty Care Center, in Liberty.  He was 75 years of age. Curt was born July 9, 1947, in Lebanon, son of the late Joseph Cecil and Rose Bernice Wethington.  He was proud to be a United States Army veteran who turned…

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Donald Paul Smith II, 47, Lawrenceville, GA

Donald Paul Smith II, age 47, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Tuesday, January 24 2023 at his residence. He was born on Wednesday, October 22 1975, in Gainesville, GA. He was the son of: Mother – Bettie Auterson Smith, of Russell Springs, Kentucky Father – Donald Paul Smith, who has preceded him in death He…

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