Monthly Archives: June 2013

Coal severance funds given to Rupp Arena renovation project

June 13, 2013

Editor’s note: The following article is reprinted from the June 12 edition of the Lexington Herald-Leader, with their permission. By JOHN CHEVES Gov. Steve Beshear’s administration is taking $2.5 million from shrinking coal severance tax funds and giving it to Lexington to help pay for the planning and design of Rupp Arena’s renovation. The...

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Carrie man injured in ATV crash

June 13, 2013
Carrie man injured in ATV crash

  An ATV accident Friday sent a Carrie man to the hospital with a serious leg injury. The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. on Hwy. 550 W near Carrie Loop. According to Knott County Sheriff Deputy Robby Slone, A.B. Patrick, 71, of Lick Branch was traveling eastbound toward Carrie Loop when he veered off...

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Former East Ky. doctor sentenced in drug case

June 13, 2013

(AP) — A former eastern Kentucky doctor has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for dispensing thousands of prescription painkillers. U.S. District Judge Amul Thapar sentenced 66-year-old Richard Albert of Paintsville on Wednesday in court in Lexington to 75 months in prison to be followed by three years’ supervised release. The...

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