July 10, 2008
Before the fireworks caused a noisy stir in the sky, there was a stir on the Thunder Valley Track and other sports venues as athletes and gamers with a competitive streak put their talents to the test at the 2008 Lincoln County Fair. Whether revving their engines, flexing their muscles or getting the best shot, the competition was on at the Fair. Each night of the six-day run, there were titles up for grabs from the best cornhole player to the arm wrestling kings, and queens, to the mightiest diesel trucks.
March 3, 2006
STANFORD - Stanford can expect a small outbreak of businesses soon. A Knoxville, Tenn., wood production company, which Planing and Zoning approved for a business license last month, could begin hiring employees in the next few weeks. A demolition company, it will produce mainly wood flooring and trim products from recycled raw materials, which will be taken from old buildings the company purchases and tears down. The company has purchased parts of an old distillery in Frankfort.
June 24, 2010
LANCASTER — A Garrard County grand jury has indicted a man for allegedly having child pornography on his computer. Dean Pingleton, no age or address available, was indicted on 29 counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor in April 2009 in Garrard County. Bond was set at $20,000. Trooper Chris Damron testified before the grand jury. Others indicted were: Charles Sharpe , 44, of Eubank, trafficking in Percocet and marijuana, and being a persistent felony offender on April 16. Bond was set at $25,000.
April 11, 2013
Door broken at business HARRODSBURG - Police were called to the Turpin Masonry on Marimon Avenue on April 3 when it was discovered that someone had broken a glass door and removed property. Willie Turpin reported to police that a non-functional 2000 Yamaha YZ80 dirt bike, blue and white in color and valued at about $1,500, had been removed. The door will cost an estimated $750 to replace. Man leads police on chase SALVISA - A man attempted to flee from police at about 2 p.m. Wednesday, resulting in a pursuit ending in Anderson County.
July 11, 2012
Kenny Creech, 17, of McKinney, died Thursday, July 5, at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington. Born Nov. 7, 1994, in Danville, Kenny was the son of Glenda Staton of McKinney and Luther Creech of Lancaster. He had finished his junior year and was getting ready for his senior year at Fort Logan High School. Kenny enjoyed riding his dirt bike and skateboarding. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Victor Staton; and two uncles, Larry and Ryan Staton.
February 24, 2009
WINCHESTER POLICE Charged - Tonya D. Sloan, 41, of 1907 Iron Works Road, was charged Monday with reckless driving and driving under the influence of intoxicants. - Enrique D. Dean, 22, of 250 Oxford Drive Apt. 29, was charged Monday with leaving the scene of an accident and no insurance. Reports - At 3:39 p.m. Sunday, Doug Havrilesko of 319 S. Maple St. reported that someone entered his vehicle and took a Dell laptop computer and a Fuji camera. CLARK COUNTY SHERIFF Charged - Joshua N. Ison, 21, of Mount Sterling, was charged Monday with failure to appear.
August 22, 2011
William Whitt Goff, 9, of Clark County, passed away on Friday, Aug. 19. He was born in Lexington on Oct. 3, 2001, to Kelly Crouch Goff and Stephen Goff of Clark County. Whitt was a fourth grade honor roll student at Providence Elementary School. He was actively involved in the Civitan Football Program, the YMCA, Clark County Little League baseball, the Winchester Country Club Swim and Dive Team, dirt bike racing, and he was an avid hunter and fisherman. In addition to his parents, he is survived by two brothers and a sister, Tucker Goff, Claire Goff and Strauder Goff; maternal grandparents, Jack and Margaret Crouch of Clark County; paternal grandparents, Ben and Cindy Goff and Marcy Goff; great-grandmother, Nettie Crouch; three uncles, Jake Goff, Ben Goff and Anthony Crouch (Sara)
July 25, 2007
Tyler Bowling will find himself paired with some elite company during his next trek on the dirt bike circuit. Bowling, 6, will be competing in the AMA/Air Nautiques Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn's Dude Ranch in Hurricane Hills, Tenn. The five-day event begins Monday and will conclude on Aug. 4. Bowling will be one of 1,386 racers competing in the prestigious event. More than 20,000 racers from across the nation competed to earn a spot in the event.
March 2, 2005
Lily man charged with DUI HARRODSBURG - City police arrested a Lily man after allegedly observing him driving 27 mph in a 55-mph zone. Earl W. Henson, 44, was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, driving too slow for conditions and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was taken to the Boyle County Detention Center and later released on a bond of 10 percent of $4,000. Police learned about his driving from a complaint called in about 6 p.m. Tuesday.