Ben Hillyer, Author at Bluegrass Live


Kentucky dentist whose patient died of overdose among 14 health care officials across country charged with illegally distributing 5 million pain pills

Health care professionals across the eastern half of the United States, including doctors, a dentist, a nurse and medical clinic operators, have been charged with ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 1:55 pm


Jury finds Kentucky man not guilty of murder of man gunned down at Labor Day cookout

For three days two families sat on opposite sides of a Franklin Circuit Courtroom listening to testimony in the shooting death case of Anthony Hendrix ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Saturday, February 26, 2022 7:12 am


Avian flu detected in Kentucky near Tennessee border

A case of avian influenza has been detected in a flock of commercial broiler chickens in Kentucky near the Tennessee border, according to a joint ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Tuesday, February 15, 2022 6:30 am


Arrest made in connection with bomb threats to two Kentucky high schools Monday

An arrest has been made in connection with bomb threats to two Kentucky high school Monday afternoon. Franklin County and Western Hills high schools both ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Tuesday, February 1, 2022 5:59 am


Despite protective order, Kentucky man reportedly forces way into woman’s apartment, steals her gun

A Kentucky man who forced his way into a Frankfort residence through a window, pushed the female resident to the ground and stole her gun ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Thursday, January 27, 2022 5:32 am


Kentucky shelter working to locate pet owners post-tornado

A Kentucky animal shelter has been doing its part to help with recovery from last month’s tornadoes by reuniting pets lost in the storm with ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Sunday, January 2, 2022 6:49 am


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

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