News Center 22 9/29/17

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The Harlan Daily Enterprise reports
A Cumberland woman has been indicted on charges including possession of methamphetamine and tampering with evidence.

Betty D. Addington, 32, was arrested on a pair of indictment warrants by Harlan County Sheriff’s Deputy Philip Ely on Wednesday.

The indictment handed down by the grand jury on July 19, stems from Addington’s arrest in April by Cumberland City Police Chief Cody Williamson.

The three-count indictment states Addington was in possession of methamphetamine on April 25, as well as being in possession of drug paraphernalia. The indictment also states Addington operated a motor vehicle on a highway without an operator’s license.


WYMT News reports

Knox County deputies responded to a burglary early Wednesday morning at the S&M Market in Girdler.

According to a release, a dispenser containing Kentucky Lotto scratch-off tickets was taken. Deputies learned some of the stolen tickets were cashed in at several locations throughout Laurel County.

Wesley Hubbard, 27, was later arrested on Sept. 28 and was taken to the Knox County Detention Center. He was charged with burglary-3rd degree.

Officials say other arrests are expected as the investigation continues.


Also from WJHL news

Lee County Public Schools will provide harassment training for teachers, administrators, and students in order to resolve a civil rights investigation, according to federal documents.

The training is part of the terms of an agreement between the school district and U.S. Department of Education linked to the district’s handling of an assault case involving a child with a disability.

As part of the agreement, Lee County Public Schools does not admit any wrongdoing, but does pledge to do more in the way of prevention.

In addition, Lee County Public Schools has to provide age-appropriate training to students on bullying and peer harassment, including disability harassment by October 30.


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Updated: September 28, 2017 — 9:30 PM
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