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Former Owsley County High School teacher indicted for sexual abuse

A jury indicted James Cornett on sexual abuse, indecent exposure and bribery.

Owsley County store owner facing $2.1 million in food-stamp fraud

A store owner and his son have been indicted on fraud for allegedly accepting food stamps in exchange for cash.

Tip leads to woman’s arrest, recovery of stolen four-wheeler

An anonymous tip led to the arrest of a woman Tuesday in Clay County in connection to a stolen four-wheeler and numerous outstanding warrants, according to the Clay County sheriff.

Man accused of stealing from his grandfather

A man accused of stealing from his grandfather was arrested in Clay County.

KSP: Man arrested on multiple drug and weapon charges in Owsley Co.

Kentucky State Police has arrested an Owsley County man on multiple drug and weapon charges after responding to a shots fired call off of Chestnut Gap Road in Owsley County Sunday.

Family sues Owsley County Sheriff, says he ordered killing of man

A family in Owsley County is suing the county, the sheriff and a deputy for the wrongful death of a man they say the sheriff's department killed without reason.

Booneville man arrested following stabbing

A Booneville man is in jail accused of stabbing another man in Owsley County, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Two people found dead in Owsley County

A death investigation is underway after two people were found dead in a home in Owsley County, according to State Police.

KSP asks for public’s help in fire investigation

Investigators are asking for the public's help in an ongoing house fire investigation in Owsley County, according to State Police.

Man sentenced to 35-years for killing 911 dispatcher

A man was sentenced to 35-years in prison for killing a Madison County 911 dispatcher, according to a report in the Richmond Register.

Grant will place new water storage tanks in Owsley County

The Appalachian Regional Commission has approved a grant for $600,000 to the city of Booneville to replace two aging water storage tanks.

UPDATE: Woman charged in parent’s murder released from custody

A Booneville woman, charged in the murder of her parents, was released from custody Friday morning.

UPDATE: Robbery arrest made in fatal Owsley Co. shooting

An arrest has been made in connection to a shooting in Owsley Co. just before 5:00 a.m. Tuesday morning that left one man dead and sent a woman to the hospital.

5-year-old killed in Owsley Co. fire identified

The Owsley Co. Corner says that a 5-year-old girl has died after a fire at a home on KY HWY 11.

KSP: Madison County dispatcher stabbed to death in Owsley County

State police in Richmond say a man stabbed to death in Owsley County, Friday night was a dispatcher in Madison County.

Traffic Alert: KY 399 in Owsley County closed Saturday

In order to replace a drainage pipe, the Kentucky Department of Highways plans to close KY 399 in Owsley County on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Boil water advisory lifted in Owsley County

The City of Booneville Water and Sewage District says it has lifted a boil water advisory.

UPDATE: Adjustments made to Booneville boil water advisory

A boil water advisory was lifted around 1:00 a.m. Saturday, July 18, in Owsley County for customers along Levi/Foxhunters Knob to the Lee County line. An advisory remained in effect for the Travelers rest Vincent area, according to water officials.

Study: KY county worst in nation for severe vision loss

Health officials say bad eyesight in the U.S. is most common in the South. A new report found the South was home to three-quarters of the U.S. counties with the highest prevalence of severe vision loss.

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Some Owsley Co. Residents

A boil water advisory was issued Thursday for some residents in Owsley County. It affected some customers in the area of Highway 1411.

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