September 20, 2007
Friday's games Blazer vs. Montgomery County Ballard Memorial vs. Fulton City Bardstown vs. Washington County Bath County vs. Shelby Valley Beechwood vs. Ludlow Bellevue vs. Bishop Brossart Betsy Layne vs. Paintsville Bowling Green vs. Warren Central Boyle County vs. Lexington Catholic Breathitt County vs. Cawood Breckinridge County vs. Valley Butler vs. Pleasure Ridge Park Butler County...
August 3, 2006
A Casey County gate hauler has been identified as the truck driver killed in a fiery crash Monday on a West Virginia interstate. William Bauer, 50, of 1148 Parton Road, Liberty, died when the truck's compartment burst into flames as one of the diesel tanks exploded, said a spokeswoman for the Jackson County Sheriff's Department. Bauer was a driver for Neat and Roberts Inc. of Dunnville. He left early Monday morning with a load of farm gates from Casey County, according to a company spokesman.
October 11, 2010
Mike Marsee has been with The Advocate since 1990, first working as a news and sports reporter and exclusively as a sports writer since 1992. He previously worked as sports editor of the Times-Tribune of Corbin after graduating from Eastern Kentucky University, where he worked on the student newspaper as sports editor for two years and editor-in-chief for one year. He grew up in Annville and first wrote sports as a stringer for The Jackson County Sun while still in high school. Email marsee@amnews.
April 10, 2012
Two Winchester residents are in the Jackson County, Ind. jail after a high speed chase early this morning. According to an Indiana State Police report, Ernest L. Christopher Jr., 39 and Sheena L. Gladson, 28, both of Winchester, and another passenger in the vehicle, Anthony L. Watts, 33, of Richmond, were arrested by Indiana State Police shortly after midnight following the chase on southbound Interstate 65 near Uniontown in southeastern Indiana....
October 22, 2008
Kaley Jackson, Boyle County, volleyball: She had three aces, 17 digs and five kills in Boyle County's win over Lincoln County in the 43rd District finals. Will Upton, Boyle County,soccer: He scored two goals in 29th District championship game win over Danville.
April 11, 2012
Two Winchester residents are in the Jackson County, Ind., jail after a high-speed chase early Tuesday morning. According to an Indiana State Police report, Ernest L. Christopher Jr., 39, and Sheena L. Gladson, 28, both of Winchester, and another passenger in the vehicle, Anthony L. Watts, 33, of Richmond, were arrested by Indiana State Police shortly after midnight following the chase on southbound Interstate 65 near Uniontown in southeastern Indiana....
July 12, 2012
RICHMOND - The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, welcomes six new troopers from cadet class 90 that began April 15. Trooper Jeff Stith, 42, is a native of Danville, and the son of David and Lela Stith of Danville. He is a graduate of Lincoln County High School. Stith was an officer with the Boyle County Sheriff's Department and will be assigned to the West Squad, which is responsible for Boyle, Lincoln, Mercer, Jessamine and Garrard counties. Trooper Bobby Edwards, 33, is a native of Annville, and the son of Doug and Kathy Edwards of Annville. Edwards is a graduate of Jackson County High School and formerly an officer with the Berea Police Department.
September 4, 2008
Viola Overstreet, 56, of Bradfordsville, died Saturday, Aug. 30. A native of Jackson County, she was born June 28, 1952 to the late Bill and Gladys Vaughn. She was a homemaker and a Pentecostal. Survivors include her husband, Charlie Overstreet; two sons, Larry Vaughn and Billy Ross, both of Gravel Switch; two brothers, Gene Pendleton of Stanford and Carter Vaughn of Gravel Switch; two sisters, Doris Johnson of Junction City and Linda Densen of Crab Orchard; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
August 1, 2012
Wesley Stanley Sparks, 69, of Lancaster, died Wednesday, July 25, at his residence. Born Friday, Dec. 18, 1942, in Jackson County, Wesley was a son of the late Herman and Allie Marcum Sparks. He was a construction worker, farmer, member of New Antioch Christian Church and the widower of Dora Fay Flannery Spark. Survivors include sons, Tony (Marsha) and Randall (Josie) Sparks; daughters, Joyce (Jeff) Walton and Jo Ann Mattingly; brothers, Lester, Homer, Roy and Lloyd Sparks; sisters, Carolyn (Hershel)
February 12, 2004
Seven local teams head the field for the 33rd annual Knights of Columbus Middle School Tournament beginning Friday at Boyle County High School. Sixteen boys teams will compete for the championship of the tournament, the proceeds from which are used by the local Knights of Columbus chapter to support a variety of youth activities in the area. Play begins with two first-round games Friday night and six more on Saturday. The title game will be played next Thursday. The Knights of Columbus free-throw contest, held in conjunction with the tournament, will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.