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McCreary Co. residents warned of person posing as social worker

State officials are asking McCreary County residents to be cautious if they have an unexpected visit from someone claiming to be a social worker after reports have been made of impersonators contacting several local families.

Judges tell lawmakers to hire more social workers

A group of family court judges and adoption attorneys says the best way for Kentucky to improve its struggling child welfare system is to hire more social workers.

UPDATE: Ex-social worker found guilty of filing false abuse claims

A former Kentucky state social worker has been convicted of filing false child abuse complaints against two people in Grayson County.

Kentucky man sentenced in 1998 slaying of estranged wife

A southern Kentucky man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in the 1998 slaying of his estranged wife.

Social worker sues state over mistreatment, case problems

A state social worker has filed a lawsuit claiming he was mistreated by supervisors after reporting problems with dozens of cases.

Local teens and adults take GED test

According to the GED Testing Service, 540,000 people passed the GED Test in 2014. The latest numbers showed 2015 with a 90 percent drop, at just 55,000 passing nationally. Still, some people in Kentucky are making personal progress.

Police: Social Worker Uses Child As ‘Bargaining Tool’ For Drugs

A social worker with the Kentucky Cabinet for Families is accused of using a child as "a bargaining tool for visits and other acts relating to his office."

Laurel County Deputies Say Social Worker’s Visit Turned Violent

Deputies say a social worker's visit to a Laurel County home turned violent Wednesday afternoon.

Former KY Social Worker Sentenced To Prison For Falsifying Abuse Reports

A former social worker is headed to prison for falsifying child abuse and neglect records in Anderson County.

Former State Social Worker Accused Of Falsifying Records Indicted

A Christian County grand jury returned an indictment against Donna Currey, 41.

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