By Jeff Noble
Lisa Gilliam, the Laurel County woman accused of murdering her husband, London attorney Larry Gilliam in January 2011, was acquitted Friday afternoon at a pre-trial conference in Laurel Circuit Court.
The case will not be retried.
Special Judge Robert McGinnis, who was the judge in Gilliam's murder trial in September, said there was not enough evidence for another trial.
"The judge said, 'they could try her ten times, and I don't think that a jury will find her guilty," according to bench clerk Brandy Sprinkles.
The murder trial began September 17 and ran for three days, before the trial ended in a hung jury on Sept. 19.
By Jeff Noble
Spring into a good book
It’s time to spring into a good book. The Laurel County Public Library’s annual spring book sale opens to the public today (Thursday).
- Spring into a good book
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Corbin senior Hannah Hart is this week's Player of the Week after giving up just six earned runs in 22 1/3 innings over the team's spring break trip to Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
Season taking shape
After seeing some impressive baseball, and softball games this past week, this I know — they’re only a handful of teams that will make a run for both the 13th Region baseball and softball titles.
Ready for Action
Seventy-five years is a long time, but in baseball years it seems like days.
- Season taking shape
Keith Decker accepts his award for Kentucky Missionary of the Year.
Keith Decker named Ky. Missionary of the Year for Cedaridge work
Kentucky Missionary of the Year Keith Decker takes no credit for the success of the work he oversees in the foothills of Appalachia. The credit, he says, goes to the Lord.
- Keith Decker named Ky. Missionary of the Year for Cedaridge work
Vote for a better sheriff in Whitley County
I have been listening to Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell lecturing on the radio lately. He is advertising what an excellent sheriff he has been. He states that he has made more than 12,000 calls in three years and has made many arrests.
- Adam Edelen’s Leadership by Example
- Vote for a better sheriff in Whitley County
Floss, Pyatt to perform at Corbin High
Promising “An Evening of Fun and Entertainment,” humorist, comedian and storyteller Howard Floss will join multi-award winning singer and songwriter Dale Pyatt on stage in Corbin on Saturday, May 17.
- Floss, Pyatt to perform at Corbin High