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Vigil held for Christina Bussell on anniversary of disappearance

Vigil held for Christina Bussell on anniversary of disappearance

On the one-year anniversary of her disappearance, family and friends held a vigil Friday praying and hoping to bring home Christina Bussell.

They gathered at General Winfield Scott Memorial Park in Winfield, praying for the 26-year-old's safe return. She was last seen walking in Kentucky a year ago.

At the time of her disappearance, Bussell had long, brown hair and weighed 100 pounds.

After a year, family and friends say they aren't giving up hope.

Morgan Co. parents call for principal's termination

Morgan Co. parents call for principal's termination

We're learning more about a Morgan County principal suspended for excessively spanking a student with a paddle.

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office says Penny Elizabeth Boyd turned herself in to authorities Monday to answer the charge of child abuse. She was booked into the jail and posted her $5,000 bond and is out of custody.

She is set to appear in general sessions court in Morgan County on December 20.

Clinton Fed Ex driver was delivering drugs along with packages

Clinton Fed Ex driver was delivering drugs along with packages

The Campbell County Sheriff said the arrest of a Fed Ex delivery man came after accusations that Dabney peddling narcotics as well as packages.

Sheriff Robbie Goins said undercover investigators arranged to meet with Chris Cole Dabney, 47, of Clinton, to buy drugs.

Officers arrested Dabney on the spot.  He admitted to being in possession of narcotics and distributing them while on his FedEx route, twice a week for an undetermined amount of time.

In the delivery van, police found cash and what they think are morphine pills.

Petros man charged with raping a child

Petros man charged with raping a child

A Morgan County man faces charges of raping a toddler.

On Monday evening, a Morgan County Sheriff's sergeant went to investigate a report of sexual assault at a Petros home.

Michael Bolden, 35, was arrested and charged with aggravated rape of a child.

The 2-year-old child involved in the incident was the same child hit by a pickup truck in Petros last Thursday.

Authorities are holding Bolden in the Morgan County Jail on a $100-thousand dollar bond.

His arraignment is set for Thursday.

Three horses shot and killed in Scott County

Three horses shot and killed in Scott County

Horse slayings have owners in Scott County on the look out.

"I moved them closer to the house so we can keep a better eye on them," said Jesse Stephens.

Stephens owned one of the horses.

The farmer said several horses have been fatally shot in Oneida since mid-August.

Scott County Sheriff Mike Cross confirms three of the deaths.

Police reports show two horses were fatally shot on Williams Creek Road.

Another horse was shot on nearby Marcumtown Road.

Those two cases were reported to the Sheriff's Department on August 17.

Lake City Police investigate shooting

Lake City Police investigate shooting

Lake City Police are investigating a shooting, and they're working with very few leads about a possible suspect.

The call came Thursday afternoon at the intersection of US 441 and Railroad Avenue.

Authorities say Scotty Tackett, 29, was shot once by the suspect.

He was able to drive to Campbell County before calling for help.
A helicopter flew him to UT Medical Center.

There's no word on Tackett's condition.

Authorities say they're working on a description of the suspect.

Vandals strike Big South Fork again

Vandals strike Big South Fork again

For the third time this year, vandals have struck the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, causing thousands of dollars in damage.

Park officials say someone smashed toilets and sinks inside bathrooms at the Yahoo Falls parking lot of the Kentucky side of the park. They say they don't know when they'll be able to re-open the bathroom and may have to use port-o-potties instead.