News Center 22 9/27/17

This News Center 22 report is sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau

Police told WYMT News they have confirmed a skull found in August belongs to a person.

Around 10:30 a.m. August 2nd, Kentucky State Police received a call from someone working for Phillips Tree Service about finding a possible human skull off Philpot lane in the Shields community Harlan County.

The remains will be sent from State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort to Texas in hopes of identifying the person.

————

The Claiborne Progress reports

The man who led law enforcement on a three-state chase earlier this year pleaded guilty in Claiborne Criminal Court to two counts of attempted second-degree murder – a reduction in charges that initially totaled 19 counts, which included attempted second-degree murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony and aggravated assault.

David DeWayne Evans, 32, was sentenced by Judge Shayne Sexton last week to an effective 20 years confinement. Evans was given credit for 101 days of jail time already served.

His accomplice, Dean Franklin Clark, 26, was sentenced to a split confinement of eight years TDOC supervised probation with 110 days confinement. He was given credit for 110 days of jail time already served.

———–

The Daily News reports

Fall is the time of year many look forward to with the heat from summer dying off and the change in the leaves signifying the end of the year, where a wide range of season-based activities and events are usually held.

Fall is also the marker for the season of seasons. Once the leaves start to change, and the sweaters and pull-overs come out, the holidays are always right around the corner.

To mark this occasion, the annual Cumberland Mountain Fall Festival is set to kick off in Middlesboro.

From Sept. 29 through Oct. 1, the community will be able to enjoy a wide array of fun events and activities provided by the festival.

The big headliner for this year’s entertainment is Craig Campbell, a rising star in the world of country music who hit the scene in 2011. According to his official website, Campbell has had five charting hits to date and sits at over half a million downloads.

————-

for an archive of recent news stories go to mctv22.com and breaking news on facebook.com/mctv22….like the page and select notifications to receive stories in your news feed.

Updated: September 26, 2017 — 8:38 PM
© 2016 MCTV 22