Barren County

Regional
1:27 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Not Guilty Pleas Entered in Case Against Barren County Sheriff, Deputies

Barren County Sheriff Chris Eaton and three deputies have entered not guilty pleas Wednesday in U.S District Court. The four are accused of civil rights violations and obstruction of justice. The Glasgow Daily Times reports Sheriff Eaton and deputies Adam Minor, Eric Guffey, and Aaron Bennett were arraigned in federal court in Bowling Green. The charges against them stem from an incident on February 22, 2011. 

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Regional
2:06 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

More Evidence Released from Steve Nunn Murder Case

Lexington police are allowing access to the murder weapon used by former Barren County lawmaker Steve Nunn, who is serving a life sentence in prison for shooting to death his ex-fiance, Amanda Ross.

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Federal Suit Against Barren Co. Sheriff
1:55 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Five Barren County Teens Alleged They Saw Sheriff Beating Suspect

More details are emerging in the federal indictment against Barren County Sheriff Chris Eaton. He’s accused of beating a suspect in custody, filing false reports, and making false statements as part of a cover-up.

According to the indictment, a 13-year old girl was at a Glasgow church on the night of February 22, 2011, when she looked out the window and saw suspect Billy Randall Stinnett struggling with the local sheriff and several deputies.

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Federal Suit Against Barren Co. Sheriff
10:57 am
Thu February 16, 2012

Barren County Sheriff Denies He Violated Suspect's Civil Rights

The attorney for Barren County Sheriff Chris Eaton says a federal indictment is "unjustified" and no one used physical force on 30 year old Billy Stinnett after deputies handcuffed him.

Lawyer Guthrie True of Frankfort is representing Eaton. True told the Associated Press Thursday that the US Justice Department appeared to be "headstrong" about charging his client with a crime related to Stinnett's arrest on February 24, 2010.

Agriculture
3:08 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

For one Barren County Couple, Their Home is Where the Buffalo Roam

Glasgow, Ky – Shoppers at a Glasgow farmer's market have an unusual meat option: locally raised buffalo. Kim and Bev Braun run Buffalo Nickel Ranch, their 20 acre farm in Glasgow. Currently home to 26 bison, the ranch provides several cuts of buffalo meat, which is popular with some consumers because it's much healthier than beef. Kevin Willis visited the Barren County buffalo ranch, and brings us this report.

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