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JANUARY 1, 2018

LABAN YOUNG: WORLD TRAVELS...

'COLDER TODAY IN LOUISA THAN IT IS IN ICELAND'

LABAN SAYS IT'S WARMER HERE (Qaqortoq, Greenland) THAN IN LOUISA TODAY!LABAN SAYS IT'S WARMER HERE (Qaqortoq, Greenland) THAN IN LOUISA TODAY!

Old Travel Pix: Last summer we sailed to Iceland and Greenland. With this cold snap I was laughing when I saw that it is warmer there this week than here in the tri-state!

This is a picture of Qaqortoq Greenland. The cruise stopped here and another little town. Population 3,000, the fourth largest town on the island.

THE TEMPERATURE IN LOUISA THIS MORNING (NEW YEAR'S DAY 2018) WAS 9 AT 8 AM...

 

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Date: 01-01-2018

Extreme cold, dangerous conditions will persist across Kentucky all week

Kentucky Press News Service

Wind chill factors below zero were reported across Kentucky early New Year’s Day, and National Weather Service stations throughout the state warned residents should brace for bitter-cold conditions that will persist through Saturday.

Wind chill advisories and warnings were issued for all regions of the state through mid-day Tuesday. An advisory means wind chill factors are low enough to cause frost bite and hypothermia. A warning means wind chill factors are dangerously low and can lead to death if precautions are not taken to protect against exposure.

“Sub-zero wind chills are likely each night and morning through Friday morning. The coldest wind chills will be Tuesday morning and again Thursday morning when (negative) 5 to (negative) 10 values are likely,” the NWS stated.

Signs of hypothermia include shivering, confusion, difficulty speaking, sleepiness and stiff muscles.

Anyone who must be outdoors should wear at least two layers of clothing, in addition to an overcoat, hat, face mask, gloves and waterproof boots.

In Western and Central Kentucky, most communities reported temperatures in the single digits Monday morning, and wind chill readings were in the negative teens from Hickman to Lexington.

At 9:30 a.m. (EST), the temperature had dipped to 4 degrees in Lexington, 3 degrees in Henderson and 1 degree in Burlington. Some areas in Eastern Kentucky were warmer, including Whitesburg and Boonesville, which reported 13 degrees, according to Kentucky Mesonet, which has weather recording devices across the state.

Anyone planning to travel during the week should pack a kit for protection in the event they become stranded on the road, the NWS recommended. A travel kit should include blankets, water and protein-rich food, such as energy bars. Cellular phones should be fully charged, and extra power sources could be needed.

The first break in the weather is expected Sunday, when most areas of the state could see temperatures edge above the freezing mark. Highs will hover between 35 and 40 degrees for many areas of the state Sunday.

 

DECEMBER 28, 2017 (5:00 PM)

3 ESCAPEES STILL AT LARGE

Escaped armed robber, heroin dealer both from Louisa may be headed home: 

T.J. Bentley (newer photo) of Louisa is still at large and police say to not confront him but call their offices.T.J. Bentley (newer photo) of Louisa is still at large and police say to not confront him but call their offices.One of the four Boyd County Detention Center escapees has been caught in Greenup County according to Boyd County Sheriff Bobby Jack Woods.

Isiah Bare was captured without incident.

Bare, along with three fellow inmates, appeared to have gotten out through an air conditioning unit around 1:30 Thursday morning, Woods said.

The Catlettsburg police chief says the men followed the air conditioning duct to the roof and then jumped off.

Authorities say if anyone sees the inmates, don't approach them but try to get as best of a description as possible and call 911.

Bentley and Childers, both from Louisa, could possibly be in or headed to Lawrence County where both have strong ties.

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JAIL BREAK!

ASHLAND, Ky. -- Two of four inmates who escaped from the Boyd County Detention Center early this morning are from Louisa.

BCDC escapees top row, Austin Childers of Louisa, Ky. left, (Photo taken earlier this year. He may have short haircut now) and Thomas J. Bentley, Louisa, ky. right. Bottom row Joseph Salyers and Isiah Bare.BCDC escapees top row, Austin Childers of Louisa, Ky. left, (Photo taken earlier this year. He may have short haircut now) and Thomas J. Bentley, Louisa, ky. right. Bottom row Joseph Salyers and Isiah Bare.

Austin Childers, 21, of Louisa, Thomas "T.J." Bentley, 33, from Louisa, Isiah Bare, 21, of Ashland and Joseph Salyers (age and address not given) escaped sometime between 12:40 a.m. to 9 am., BCDC reports.  A spokesperson said there are no cameras outside of the facility and many of the cameras inside the facility are not working properly.

There were no further details of how the men escaped given by the BCDC staff or administration today.

According to official reports, Childers and Salyers were incarcerated on armed robbery charges while Bentley was incarcerated on possession of heroin and other drug charges along with possession of a concealed deadly weapon.

This isn't the first escape for Isiah Bare, he was charged with counterfeiting along with his previous Escape.

The two Louisa men were expected to make their way back to Lawrence County.

 

DECEMBER 27, 2017 - written by WADE QUEEN

22 INDIVIDUALS WERE ARRESTED IN LAWRENCE IN A SIX DAY PERIOD BETWEEN 12:01 A.M. DECEMBER 19 THRU UP TO 11:59 P.M. DECEMBER 24. NO ARRESTS IN THE COUNTY SINCE CHRISTMAS EVE. ANOTHER 2 LAWRENCE COUNTY RESIDENTS WERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN NEIGHBORING COUNTIES ( ONE IN BOYD COUNTY, AND ONE IN JOHNSON COUNTY).

THERE WERE MULTIPLE MISDEMEANOR SHOPLIFTING ARRESTS. ALSO, THE WERE SEVERAL ARRESTS BY KSP TROOPERS DUE TO A HEAVIER THAN NORMAL STATE POLICE PRESENCE IN LAWRENCE COUNTY IN THE LEAD UP THRU THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PERIOD.

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS MADE UP 22 OF THE AT LEAST 95 ARRESTED INDIVIDUALS BROUGHT TO THE BIG SANDY REGIONAL DETENTION CENTER IN PAINTSVILLE. THERE WERE EXACTLY 300 INMATES BEING HOUSED AT THE BSRDC AT THE MORNING SUNRISE WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 27, 2017; IN WHICH THE DESIGNATED MAXIMUM INMATE CAPACITY FOR THE JAIL IS 225 INMATES.

THE NAMES AND CRIMINAL CHARGES OF THOSE 22 INDIVIDUALS ARRESTED IN LAWRENCE COUNTY (2 OUTSIDE THE COUNTY ) SINCE DECEMBER 19 ARE THE FOLLOWING:

 

James JacksonJames JacksonJames Jackson, 35, of Clinton, Tennessee was arrested on December 19, 2017, at 6:24 A.M., by a deputy of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS /ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE.

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Nicole R. McComasNicole R. McComasNicole R. McComas, 34, of Prichard, West Virginia; was arrested on December 19, 2017, at 6:10 P.M., by an officer of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.



 

 

 

 

 

Clifford Lee SmithClifford Lee SmithClifford Lee Smith, 33, of Prichard, West Virginia; was arrested on December 19, 2017, at 6:15 P.M., by an officer of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.



 

 

 

 


Dakota ShortridgeDakota ShortridgeDakota Shortridge, 19, of Louisa, was arrested on December 20, 2017, at 1:31 A.M., by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • MENACING, • HARASSMENT ( NO PHYSICAL CONTACT), • WANTON ENDANGERMENT-2ND DEGREE-POLICE OFFICER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Austin DotsonAustin DotsonAustin Dotson, 19, of Louisa, was arrested on December 20, 2017, at 1:35 A.M., by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • MENACING, • HARASSMENT ( NO PHYSICAL CONTACT), • WANTON ENDANGERMENT-2ND DEGREE-POLICE OFFICER.



 

 

 

 

 

Pacey HowellPacey HowellPacey Howell, 18, of Louisa, was arrested on December 20, 2017, at 1:42 A.M., by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • MENACING, • HARASSMENT ( NO PHYSICAL CONTACT), • WANTON ENDANGERMENT-2ND DEGREE-POLICE OFFICER.



 

 

 

 


Jason ConstantinouJason ConstantinouJason Constantinou, 20, of Paintsville, Kentucky; was arrested on December 20, 2017, at 5:46 A.M., by a trooper of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL < 21 YEARS OF AGE .02-.07, • FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD, • NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, • IMPROPER PARKING FIRE LANE/BLOCK TRAVELED PORTION OF HIGHWAY.

 

 

 

 

 

Adam PerryAdam PerryAdam Perry, 39, of Louisa, was arrested on December 20, 2017 at 4:03 P.M., by officer Billy C. Slone of the Kentucky Department of Corrections Division of Probation and Parole, and was charged with: • PAROLE VIOLATION (FOR TECHNICAL VIOLATION).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheridan J. FrazierSheridan J. FrazierSheridan J. Frazier, 25, of Louisa, was arrested on December 20, 2017, at 8:55 P.M., by patrolman officer Julius Musick of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500, • RESISTING ARREST, • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 3RD DEGREE - DRUG UNSPECIFIED.

...Just 2 days earlier, Sheridan J. Frazier was arrested in Boyd County on December 18, 2017, at 12:42 P.M., by trooper Craig Morella of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • SPEEDING 11 MPH OVER LIMIT, • ONE HEADLIGHT, • POSSESSION OF OPEN ALCOHOL BEVERAGE CONTAINER IN MOTOR VEHICLE PROHIBITED, • FAILURE TO NOTIFY ADDRESS CHANGE TO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brian A. RoopBrian A. RoopBrian A. Roop, 31 of Louisa, was arrested on December 21, 2017, at 1:44 P.M., by trooper Billy Layne of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • NON PAYMENT OF FINES, • ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIME, • PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER II.



 

 

 

 

 

Kaitlin DanielsKaitlin DanielsKaitlin Daniels, 24, of Louisa, was arrested on December 21, 2017, at 1:48 P.M., by trooper Craig Morella of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIME, • PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER II.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Francis David Diamond Francis David DiamondFrancis David Diamond, 45, of Louisa, was arrested on December 21, 2017, at 6:51 P.M., by sergeant deputy Chuck Jackson of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE (METHAMPHETAMINE), • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Kendra SpaudlingKendra SpaudlingKendra Spaudling, 18, of Louisa, was arrested on December 22, 2017, at 3:18 A.M., by a deputy of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • RECKLESS DRIVING.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donnie K. HarrisDonnie K. HarrisDonnie K. Harris, 36, of Ulysses, Kentucky; was arrested on December 22, 2017, at 3:32 A.M., by trooper Daniel G. Vossmer of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER, • FAILURE TO APPEAR, • NON PAYMENT OF FINES, • BURGLARY, 2ND DEGREE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clem Marcum, Jr.Clem Marcum, Jr.Clem Marcum Jr., 40, of Louisa, was arrested on December 22, 2017, at 7:24 P.M., by an officer of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gloria C. WilksGloria C. WilksGloria C. Wilks, 59, of Louisa, was arrested on December 23, 2017, at 2:38 P.M., by sergeant Ed Cordle of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christopher RyanChristopher RyanChristopher Ryan, 56, of Lexington, Kentucky; was arrested on December 23, 2017, at 3:44 P.M., by trooper Billy Layne of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • ALCOHOL INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE (1ST & 2ND OFFENSE).

 

 

 

 

 

 


David W. FlemingDavid W. FlemingDavid W. Fleming, 55, of Lexington, Kentucky; was arrested on December 23, 2017, at 3:54 P.M., by trooper Billy Layne of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/ DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE.



 

 

 

 

 


 James D. Mills James D. MillsJames D. Mills, 21, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on December 23, 2017, at 8:15 P.M., by an officer of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

 

 

 


David Michael Coffey Jr.David Michael Coffey Jr.David Michael Coffey Jr., 31, of Asheville, Ohio; was arrested on December 24, 2017, at 3:51 A.M., by deputy Mack Wilhite of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATORS LICENSE.

 

 

 

 

 


Lee AdamsLee AdamsLee Adams, 39, of Genoa, West Virginia; was arrested on December 24, 2017, at 12:58 P.M., by a deputy of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.



 

 

 

 


Russell Maynard IIIRussell Maynard IIIRussell Maynard III, 59, of Louisa, was arrested on December 24, 2017, at 5:44 P.M., by sergeant Ed Cordle of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joe E. GilliamJoe E. GilliamJoe E. Gilliam, 53, of Martha, Kentucky; was taken into custody and booked in Johnson County on December 22, 2017, at 5:34 P.M., by a deputy of the Johnson County Sheriff Department, to served a guiltily plea sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 

 

 

Ashley Renee AmesAshley Renee AmesAshley Renee Ames, 19, of Louisa, was arrested in Boyd County on December 23, 2017, at 12:42 P.M., by officer Joshua C. Finley of the Ashland Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.