benhillyer, Author at Bluegrass Live


Kentucky man thought he could make run it, but left behind ID and drugs which led to his arrest

A Frankfort man who reportedly led Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies on a short pursuit late Monday night was arrested on drug possession and fleeing police ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Sunday, November 21, 2021 5:49 am


Kentucky man arrested after nearly hitting officer’s vehicle head-on

A Georgetown man who had a suspended license and multiple warrants was arrested Sunday night on numerous charges. According to his arrest report, Thomas West, ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Tuesday, November 2, 2021 5:43 am


New Tyson Foods to create 450 jobs at Kentucky facility

Tyson Foods is moving ahead with plans for a $355 million manufacturing operation that will create 450 full-time jobs in Bowling Green, Kentucky Gov. Andy ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Friday, October 29, 2021 6:10 am


Kentucky posts lowest number of new COVID cases in months

Kentucky last week reported its lowest number of new COVID-19 cases in 11 weeks as many key benchmarks continued dropping in the fight against the ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 5:11 am


Turkey Shoot raises funds for Kentucky veteran museum

No fowl play was involved in the Kentucky Veteran and Patriot Museum’s Turkey Shoot on Saturday, although sharpshooters with the best aim could win frozen ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:42 am


Trial begins for former University of Kentucky student charged in death of 4-year-old

A trial is beginning this week for a former University of Kentucky student charged in the death of a 4-year-old child killed in a DUI ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Monday, October 11, 2021 2:14 pm


Once given 6 months to live, veteran will compete in pageant

Practicing her walk has a whole different meaning for Arlena Johnson. Just two years ago, she couldn’t put weight on her feet, let alone move ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Sunday, October 3, 2021 7:09 am


Kentucky company ‘clones’ people’s pets as stuffed animals

Hershey had been dead for more than 12 years when the small, plush likeness of her finally arrived at the Wardrip home. As Amber Wardrip ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Sunday, September 26, 2021 6:16 am


Kentucky couple charged with endangering welfare of minor after meth found in baby’s room, other places in apartment

A Frankfort pair is behind bars after Frankfort Police officers discovered suspected crystal methamphetamine and Xanax in an apartment on Louisville Road Saturday. City firefighters ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Tuesday, August 17, 2021 6:08 am


New Kentucky State Police program to focus on sex crimes

Kentucky State Police plan to use $1.5 million in federal funding to start a new program dedicated to investigating adult sex crimes, officials said. The ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Thursday, July 8, 2021 6:13 am

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