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Wells Named 2022 DUO Broadband Scholar at LWC

By: Venus Popplewell LWC Director of Public Relations COLUMBIA, KY — A Russell County resident has been named a DUO Broadband Scholar at Lindsey Wilson College.   Caroline Wells of Russell Springs, Kentucky, has received the Lindsey Wilson DUO Broadband Scholarship. She will attend the liberal arts college in the fall.   The $3,000 tuition…

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Intermittent Ramp Closures Scheduled for Tomorrow on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Expressway in Pulaski County

SOMERSET, Ky. (June 7, 2022) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 8 Office advises motorists that intermittent ramp closures will occur at Exit 78 (Nancy) on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Expressway in Pulaski County, tomorrow, June 8. The ramp closures are necessary as crews perform paving operations. Work will be performed both east…

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Kentucky State Police Post 15 to conduct safety traffic checkpoints

Columbia, KY (June 1, 2022)  Kentucky State Police Post 15 will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 15 area, which includes Washington, Marion, Taylor, Green, Casey, Russell, 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…

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Kentucky State Police Investigates Officer-Involved Shooting in Marshall County

BENTON, Ky. (May 16, 2022) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Monday, May 16, 2022, at approximately 2:10 p.m. CST in Marshall County. KSP Post 1 Troopers and Detectives along with the KSP CIRT have responded to the scene, and the investigation into the incident remains ongoing. A subject was transported to the hospital and has since been pronounced…

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