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September 7, 2012

TODAY'S HEADLINES - SEPT. 7, 2012

CORBIN — Biofuel energy plant coming

A Kentucky-based biofuel company delivered a letter of intent to build an integrated energy facility in Whitley County during a press conference held at the Whitley County Judicial Center Thursday morning.

Patients sue hospital, allege needless procedures

LONDON, Ky. (AP) — More than 300 former patients have filed lawsuits against a southern Kentucky hospital and associated agencies alleging they underwent unnecessary heart procedures carrying high risks.

KY 1064 in Whitley County to be closed

KY 1064 (Whetstone Road) in Whitley County will be closed to all traffic at mile point 5.6 (near the KY 92 junction) on Monday from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Former Ky. State Trooper receives 74-month sentence

A former Kentucky State Police Trooper who tried to trade a London woman drugs in exchange for sex was sentenced Thursday to 74 months in prison for drug trafficking and carrying a firearm while trafficking prescription narcotics.

New Christmas tree dons London streets

Workers of the London Public Works department tied down a fresh new Christmas tree on the corner of Main and Dixie streets in the Farmer’s Market.

Man wanted for theft of barn items

Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell is asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted in connection with the theft of about $10,000 worth of items from a Williamsburg barn.

Daycare center owner to be back in court

The owner-operator of a Barbourville daycare center will be back in court today, two weeks after being indicted on five counts of first-degree criminal abuse.

Knox schools sign energy savings contract

Looking ahead to increased energy savings for years to come, the Knox County Board of Education approved a contract Thursday which officials say will bring guaranteed savings of nearly $300,000 a year to the district.

* Read more on these stories in Friday's edition of the Times-Tribune.

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