Monthly Archives: July 2013

Inspections and maintenance ensure safety at Carr Creek Lake

July 12, 2013
Park Manager Willie Whitaker (foreground, right) observes as officials pump water from the lake’s stilling basin in preparation for inspection. (Photo by Karen Cody)

By KAREN JONES CODY Guests at the tail waters of Carr Creek Lake on Monday couldn’t help but notice a loud pump and a group of official-looking men and women crowded around the base of the dam. Anyone who saw them should not be alarmed. Corps of Engineers employees were conducting a routine inspection...

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Inmate death reported at Ky. River Regional Jail

July 12, 2013

On Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at approximately 11:03 a.m., Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard was contacted by the Kentucky River Regional Jail, advising that they had an inmate who had been found unresponsive. KSP units, along with Perry County EMS, were dispatched to the detention center.  The inmate, Larry J. Trent, age...

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