KY Murray State U On Lockdown Tuesday Morning ‘Shelter In Place’

CALLOWAY COUNTY, KY. (THECOUNT) — Murray State University has issued a shelter in place order for students and staff members in the Calloway County area school.

A Racer Alert from the school says there’s been an incident next to the Murray campus.


There has been an incident reported next to campus. Residential colleges need to shelter in place at this time. All others avoid the area of Chestnut and the foot bridge.”

The University is asking students to stay in their residence halls until further notice and asking people to avoid the Chestnut area and foot bridge on the campus.


Geo quick facts: Calloway County is a county located in the U.S. Commonwealth of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,191. Its county seat is Murray. The county was founded in November 1822 and named for Colonel Richard Callaway, one of the founders of Boonesborough – Wikipedia.

Body Of Missing KY Teen Jacob Stover Found Monday In Ohio River

JEFFERSON COUNTY, KY. (THECOUNT) — The body of missing Louisville teen, Jacob Stover, has been recovered Monday.

Stover, 16, went missing while kayaking Jan. 10 in the area of Cox Park.

Stover’s body was recovered on the Indiana side of the Ohio River near the Newburgh Dam by Reed on Monday.

An autopsy will be conducted on the teen on Wednesday.

Stover’s family posted, in part, the following message to the Facebook:

“We are overcome with the grief of losing our son. We are grateful to have resolution in this search made possible by the tremendous support from the community and heroic volunteer efforts during the past two agonizing months.

“While hope remained in our hearts that we might find Jake alive, as the days continued, our prayers and efforts turned to recovering our son. While the sadness is overwhelming, we are profoundly grateful for the support of our extended family and friends, our co-workers and the strangers we never had the chance to meet.”


Geo quick facts: Jefferson County is a county located in the north central portion of the U.S. Commonwealth of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 741,096. It is the most populous county in the commonwealth – Wikipedia.

KY Teen Kevin Brummett ID’d As Victim In Thursday Night London Fatal ATV Crash

LAUREL COUNTY, KY. (THECOUNT) — Kevin Brummett, of London, Kentucky, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday night fatal ATV crash in Laurel County.

Brummett, 19, was killed in a four-wheeler crash near London Thursday night.

According to reports, Brummett was operating an ATV on Joe Hooker Lane in London, when for unknown reasons, the rider lost control and wrecked into a substantial tree Thursday night.

Brummett, who was ejected during the crash, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Laurel County is a county located in the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 58,849. Its county seat is London. Laurel County is included in the London, KY Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

Son Of Seattle Slew ‘A.P. Indy’ Of KY Lane’s End Farm Dies At 31! ‘One Of World’s Greatest’

VERSAILLES, KY. (THECOUNT) — A.P. Indy, known as one of the world’s greatest stallions, passed away Friday near Versailles, Kentucky.

Indy died at his longtime home at Lane’s End Farm near Versailles at the ripe old age of 31.

The son of Seattle Slew was unable to race in the Derby and Preakness at age three because of an injury, but went on to win the Belmont Stakes and the Breeders Cup. He was also “Horse of the Year.”

Indy went on to have a legendary stallion career with a $300,000 stud fee, producing Horses like Bernardini, Mineshaft, and Rags to Riches, reports Wave3.

31 years old is an uncommonly old for a thoroughbred.


Geo quick facts: Versailles is a home rule-class city in Woodford County, Kentucky, United States and is located near Lexington. It is part of the Lexington-Fayette Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 8,568 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Woodford County – Wikipedia.

Fort Campbell Soldier Dearius Faulk ID’d As Victim Shot To Death In Oak Grove Sunday Morning

OAK GROVE, KY. (THECOUNT) — Dearius Faulk, of Clarksville, TN, has been identified as the victim fatally shot Sunday morning in Oak Grove, Kentucky.

Faulk was found shot in the shoulder at a home on Tree Line Drive after police responded to a call of shots fired Sunday morning.

The shooting was reported around 3:45 a.m. Sunday.

Faulk was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

Police say multiple shots were fired and a car was also hit, reports WKDZ.

A suspect has not been identified and Oak Grove Police Department is investigating.

No further information was provided by officials.

Anyone with information on the deadly incident should contact Oak Grove police at 270-439-4602.


Geo quick facts: Oak Grove is a home rule-class city adjacent to the Fort Campbell army base in Christian County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 7,489 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. It is part of the Clarksville, Tennessee metropolitan area – Wikipedia.

IL Man Tyran Bolling ID’d As Victim In Friday Morning Fatal Hammond Shooting

HAMMOND, IL. (THECOUNT) — Tyran Bolling has been identified as the victim in a Friday shooting in Hammond, Illinois, according to multiple reports.

Bolling, 25, was found suffering from at least one gunshot injury early Friday on Henry Ave., according to police.

Hammond Lt. Steven Kellogg said officers responded to the 4400 block of Henry Ave., about 12:15 a.m. and found an injured Tyran Bolling, who was laying on the ground in front of a home there.

Kellogg said Bolling, of Evergreen Park, Illinois, had been shot several times, but was still awake and talking with police.

Bolling was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

“The investigation is ongoing, and more information will be released when available,” Kellogg said in a release Friday.

Anyone with information on the deadly incident should to call Detective Sgt. Steve Guernsey at 219-852-2978.


Geo quick facts: Hammond is a village in Piatt County, Illinois, United States. The population was 518 at the 2000 census – Wikipedia.

KY Man Drew Brandt ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Fatal Rineyville Crash Involving Dump Truck

RINEYVILLE, KY. (THECOUNT) — Drew Brandt, of Vine Grove, Kentucky, has been identified as the victim killed in a multi-vehicle crash involving a dump truck Rineyville on Wednesday, according to reports.

Brandt, 73, died after he was involved in the crash at KY 220 and Deckard School Road around 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.

According to Hardin County Sheriff John Ward, a woman driving a second vehicle involved in the crash was flown to UofL Hospital after being taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown for treatment to stabilize her condition, reports WAVE3.

A third vehicle involved in the crash was a dump truck. That driver was not injured.

An accident reconstruction team from the Kentucky State Police was called in to assist with the investigation into the crash.

Brandt was recently retired contractor with the U.S. Army.


Geo quick facts: Rineyville is an unincorporated community and census-designated in Hardin County, Kentucky, United States. It is located 7 miles northwest of Elizabethtown. The Paducah and Louisville Railway runs north and south through the community – Wikipedia.

KY Man Justin Adamson ID’d As Victim In Sunday Louisville Fatal Single-Vehicle Ejection Crash

LOUISVILLE, KY. (THECOUNT) — Justin Adamson, of Louisville, KY, has been identified as the victim in fatal Sunday night car crash in Louisville.

Adamson, 28, died following a vehicle wreck while traveling on I-265, near Billtown Road, Sunday night before 8 p.m., according to LMPD.

Reports say, Adamson was operating a vehicle on I-265, when he swerved to avoid a tire that was laying in the road. His vehicle then over-corrected and exited the roadway.

A violent crash ensued and Adamson was ejected from the vehicle.

Alicia Smiley, a spokeswoman for the Louisville Metro Police Department, said police believe Adamson was driving a Toyota 4Runner in a northbound lane of the Gene Snyder Freeway when he swerved to avoid a tire in the road. Police say Adamson then lost control of the vehicle and drove off the road, where he was ejected from the vehicle, reports WDRB.

Adamson was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash and no one else was hurt.

Geo quick facts: Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city, sits on the Ohio River along the Indiana border. Every May, its race course Churchill Downs hosts the Kentucky Derby, a renowned horse race whose long history is explored at the Kentucky Derby Museum. Baseball is celebrated at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, where Major League bats are produced and a giant baseball “slugger” marks the entrance – wikipedia.

KY Woman April Arnett ID’d As Body Found Madison County Kentucky River ‘Foul Play’

MADISON COUNTY, KY. (THECOUNT) — April Arnett, of Lexington, Kentucky, has been identified as the body found near the Kentucky River in Madison County.

Arnett, 39, was found dead after the Madison County coroner responded to reports of a body discovered in the Kentucky River on Saturday.

Arnett’s body was transported to Frankfort for a medical examination.

The Madison County coroner suspects foul play in the case of Arnett’s death, but troopers haven’t revealed a cause of death, reports WKYT.

If you have information on the case, you are asked to call the Kentucky State Police Richmond Post at (859) 623-2404.


Geo quick facts: Madison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 82,916. Its county seat is Richmond. The county is named for Virginia statesman James Madison, who later became the fourth President of the United States – Wikipedia.

KY Couple Larry & Donna Hollen ID’d As Victims Found Shot Dead Wednesday In Frankfort Home

FRANKFORT, KY. (THECOUNT) — Larry Hollen and his wife, Donna Hollen, have been identified as the victims in a double-fatal shooting in Frankfort, Kentucky Wednesday evening

Larry Hollen, 51, and Donna Hollen, 54, both died from gunshot injuries following a shooting at a residence on Green Wilson Road, in Frankfort Wednesday after 5:30 p.m.

Franklin County Sheriff Deputies responded to Green Wilson Road on a report of a domestic violent compliant, according to Kentucky State Police.

Upon arrival, Larry Hollen was discovered deceased inside a home from an apparent gunshot wound.

Donna Hollen was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival of gunshot injuries.

Their 18-year-old daughter was also taken to an area hospital and suffered minor injuries, reports WAVE3.

Officials did not provide a motive for the shooting and did not indicate there was an outstanding threat to the community.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the case should contact police at 911.


Geo quick facts: Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the seat of Franklin County. It is a home rule-class city in Kentucky; the population was 27,679 at the time of the 2018 population estimate, making it the fifteenth most populous city in the state – Wikipedia.