Flemingsburg, KY. (November 29, 2020) – Kentucky State Police, Post 8, Morehead received a call for assistance with a domestic dispute. Prior to Kentucky State Police Troopers arriving at the residence, Fleming County deputy had made contact with Jessie Pollitt, 28 years of age, of Maysville, Ky. Mr. Pollitt fired a weapon at the deputy as well as other individuals in the area. No individuals were struck by Jessie Pollitt. Jessie Pollitt was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder of a Police Officer, Assault 4th Degree (Domestic Violence) No Visible Injury, Terroristic Threatening (8 Counts), Wanton Endangerment (8 Counts), and Resisting Arrest. He is lodged in the Mason County Detention Center. This incident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police, Post 8, Morehead.
HCTC Offers Pathway to Enrollment
Hazard Community and Technical College is holding an extended Registration event on Monday, July 27 through Friday, July 31 at the Hazard Campus and Lees College Campus, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Staff members and faculty advisors will be available to make enrolling as easy as possible. Financial aid office staff also will be on […]
Father and daughter graduate together from HCTC
Clifford Taylor, age 85, and his daughter, Lydia Morgan, age 55, both graduated together on Saturday, Oct. 3 from Hazard Community and Technical College. Taylor was presented with the Distinguished Scholar award for having a perfect 4.0 in the Associate in Applied Science Program – Professional Studio Artist: Bluegrass and Traditional Music. Father and daughter […]
Middlesboro Man Sentenced to 188 Months for Attempted Production of Child Pornography
LONDON, Ky.— Jordan Ryan Turner, 32, of Middlesboro, Kentucky, was sentenced to 188 months in federal prison on Tuesday, by United States District Judge Claria Horn Boom, after pleading guilty to using the internet to attempt to persuade, induce, or entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. According to Turner’s plea agreement, he admitted to […]