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Dr. Talley honored
|Citing his contributions to genealogical research,
the Kentucky Genealogical Society honored Dr. William Talley August 5 in Frankfort for his
outstanding contributions in historical and genealogical research in Eastern Kentucky and
his numerous publications in journals, The Lewis County Herald, and three books.
Talley was presented the actual award at a banquet Friday for outstanding performance
writing a weekly history feature for The Lewis County Herald and was recognized for the
accomplishment during an annual seminar at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort. He
represented Eastern Kentucky. Four other awards were presented to persons from other parts
of the state.
As an added accolade, Dr. Talley will have a brick, inscribed with is name,
placed on the walkway at the floral gardens at the State Capital.
Talley was nominated for the award by Nancy Amstel of Louisville and Marilyn P.
Steber of San Diego, Calif.
"I'm very honored to have been nominated and for being presented this
prestigious award," Dr. Talley said.
Dr. Talley has been associated with The Lewis County Herald for several years,
writing a genealogical research column in the 1970s and, in recent years, for creating
extensively researched weekly columns on tidbits of Lewis County history.
Jim Shelton/Lewis County Herald
Among the award winners and officials last week at the Kentucky Genealogical Society
awards banquet were, front row, left to right, Kandi Adkinson, Central Kentucky winner;
Roberta Padgett, seminar co-chair; Irmadel Dun, seminar co-chair; and Curt Witcher, guest
speaker. Second row, Bill Utterback, Western Kentucky winner; Dr. William Talley, Eastern
Kentucky winner; Tom Fugate, Editor's Award winner; and Armond Alfaro, Kentucky
Genealogical Society President.
At this point, he has published more than 90 full articles, some
of which appear serialized weekly on the Herald's website.
Vist Dr. Talley's page at the Herald
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Escapee Apprehended near Concord
|A former inmate at the Lewis County Detention Center,
who allegedly walked away from a drug rehabilitation facility in Dayton, Kentucky, was
apprehended early Monday following a call from a CSX train engineer.
Bill Lewis said Deputy Byron Walker received a call about 1:00 a.m. August 7 that a person
had been spotted lying along the railroad tracks about a half-mile west of Concord.
Walker discovered Scott Harlow, 20, lying near the tracks. Walker said he had
transported Harlow to the drug rehablition facility in Dayton on August 2.
Harlow apparently had walked away from the facility and was also apparently
attempting to return to his home in Carter County.
|Harlow was charged with third degree criminal
trespassing and lodged in the Lewis County Detention Center. Lewis said other charges are
A spokesman at the detention center said Harlow was being held
in the Lewis County Detention Center on parole violation charges. He had been on probation
and was charged in Carter County for alcohol intoxication, possession of marijuana,
carrying a deadly concealed weapon, and possession of drug paraphernalia and had been sent
back to the Lewis County Detention Center by Carter County District Court for violating
the conditions of his probation.
Lewis also said that deputies are investigating the possibility that Harlow may
have been involved in the theft of a truck from a construction company located near the
railroad tracks in Maysville.
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|Cedar Hill Road burglary
juveniles will be charged this week in connection with incidents of burglary and vandalism
Friday, August 4, at Cedar Hill Road, said Sheriff Bill Lewis.
Lewis said Deputy Tom Polley responded to the call at the home of Ronnie Clark
after Clark had discovered his home had been burglarized and discovered extensive damage
to his mobile home, barn and tractor.
Lewis credited Polley's investigative skills for helping to solve the case
within three days. Polley had taken fingerprints and a plaster cast of a footprint at the
scene, helping to lead investigators to suspect the juveniles.
Lewis said charges against the juveniles, expected to be filed this week,
include second degree burglary and first degree criminal mischief.
|Three charged in prescription
Two adults and a juvenile have been charged in
connection with an incident at Noble's Pharmacy in Garrison last week.
Sheriff Bill Lewis said the pharmacy contacted his office after someone
identifying themselves as a nurse in a Portsmouth, Ohio, doctor's office called in a
prescription. After calling the office back to confirm the prescription, the pharmacy
learned that the first call had not originated from that office.
Lewis and Deputy Sam Richmond immediately went to stake out the pharmacy.
Chad W. Spears. 32, and Deborah L. Hamilton, 41, both of Portsmouth, were
arrested and charged with attempting to obtain a false prescription and were lodged in the
Lewis County Detention Center. The 17 year old juvenile was also charged but not lodged.
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Dennis Brown/Lewis County
FRANKFORT HONORS . . . Jim Bob McGlone, driver training instructor and mechanic for the
Lewis County Board of Education, was honored recently by the State Board of Education's
training and safety branch for his service within the division of pupil transportation.
Paula Franke/Lewis County
STANDING ROOM ONLY . . . This group of cows near Ribolt try to share a small scrap of
shade during the recent hot, muggy weather.
Franke/Lewis County Herald
In this week's Agricultural Cooperative Extension column, County Agent Richard Bowling
offered advice on how to deal with yellow jackets, wasps and hornets. This nest (at left)
is a typical hornets' nest construction. How unfortunate that something so wonderfully
artistic in nature is a bane to both farmers and homeowners! This particular nest, located
under an eave of a Lewis County home, is significantly larger than the average football.
At this point in time, the homeowners and the hornets are peacefully co-existing.
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