News Center 22 10/25/17

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The Daily News reports

Members of a new Code Enforcement Board have been appointed and approved by the Middlesboro City Council.

During its monthly meeting, the council unanimously approved a motion that Kevin Bisceglia, Scott Branscome, Jack Lewis, Patricia Stanley, Ben Hoe, Sally Smith and Teresa Williams be appointed to the board. The board was created in order to give it the “authority to issue remedial orders and impose fines in order to provide an equitable, expeditious, effective and inexpensive method of ensuring compliance with the ordinances in force within the city,”.


Also from the Daily News

An alleged homeless couple were arrested on Monday night by Kentucky State Police Det. Josh Howard after Post 10 received a call requesting a a trooper for a referral through social services. The call was in reference to a couple living in a tent on a mountainside outside of Pineville just off of KY 66. Once there, the police said they found a fetus in a box.

The citations, prepared by Howard, states that KSP Trooper Joey Brigmon responded to assist at the scene. Upon arrival at the site they learned of a possible miscarriage at the site a day prior. The couple, identified as Mary Rachel Brock, 33, of Pathfork and her husband, Tinsely Brock, 41, of Pineville, had been living in a tent for about five months.

I was dispatched to investigate the possible remains of the miscarriage,” Howard stated in the citation. “Deputy Coroner Jason Steele and I located a white box with what appeared to be remains of a miscarriage at the tent site. The deputy coroner took possession of the remains.

Howard said the Brocks were transported to Pineville Police Department for interviews. A 2-year-old at the site was placed into custody of family members.

Bell County Coroner Jay Steele said in an interview Tuesday that the miscarriage was natural and that there was no foul play involved.


The Harlan Daily Enterprise reports

A one-vehicle crash sent a man and a woman to the hospital on Tuesday. According to Kentucky State Police Trooper Jimmy Halcomb, a 1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass was traveling west on KY 38 when the driver lost control on the wet road and struck the embankment on the opposite side of the road. The male driver and a female passenger were transported to Harlan ARH Hospital. Trans Star Ambulance assisted at the scene.


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Updated: October 24, 2017 — 8:09 PM
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