McCreary County

8:49 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Three Kentuckians Killed by Trains Over Weekend

Two young men were struck and killed by a train in McCreary County just a day after a 14-year-old was killed by a train in Madison County. Sheriff Gus Skinner told the Lexington Herald-Leader the 20 year olds, whom he did not identify, were walking on the tracks at Whitley City at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday when they were struck from behind by a Norfolk Southern train.

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8:08 am
Tue August 21, 2012

Some Say Campaign over Alcohol Votes in Southeastern Kentucky Turning Negative

Some southeastern Kentucky residents say campaigns on a vote that could allow alcohol sales in the community have taken a negative turn. McCreary County voters head to the polls next Tuesday to decide the controversial issue.

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