Photos of the 2018 Christmas in Columbia parade photos are available on the Community Voice Flickr page at https://www.flickr.com/photos/adairvoice/albums/72157701410832322/with/45419039155/
UPDATE: AT 7:40 A.M. WEDNESDAY IT WAS REPORTED TO US THAT THE BLUEGRASS CELLULAR TOWER THAT PROVIDES SERVICE TO ADAIR COUNTY IS NOW WORKING.
As of 11 p.m. Tuesday night, it has been reported that the Breeding KY Bluegrass Cellular tower is not working. Bluegrass has not provided an estimated time of repair. This tower covers the Breeding and surrounding communities in Adair County, Northern Cumberland County and Eastern Metcalfe County.
Troopers Marvin Blakey and Billy Begley spoke with the victim and she stated that she had been talking to a man on snapchat. He showed up at her residence, she met him outside, they had sexual intercourse and he left. Female stated that the perpetrator was coming back to meet with her on December 8th, 2018. The snapchat messages confirmed that the male subject knew he was meeting with a juvenile and they awaited the subjects arrival.
Kentucky State Police and the Adair County Sheriff’s department located and detained 39 year old Samuel Hicks of Marysville, Tenn. operating a 1999 Toyota Avalon. Hicks was advised of his Miranda rights by Trooper Begley. He confessed to having sexual relations with the juvenile. Hicks was arrested and charged with sodomy 3rd degree, unlawful transaction with a minor 1st , illegal sex act with minor under 16 years of age, and prohibited use of electronic communication system to procure minor/ peace officer: sexual offenses. Hicks was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail. This case remains under investigation by Trooper Billy Begley. Trooper Begley was assisted on the scene by Trooper Marvin Blakey, Trooper Clint Bale and Deputy Joey Keith.
Losses of nearly $1 Million
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Campbellsville, Kentucky, man pleaded guilty before United States District Court Judge Greg N. Stivers on Friday, to five counts of wire fraud as part of a scheme to obtain money from clients of his legal practice, by means of misappropriating funds, in order to pay personal expenses including gambling losses, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.
Danny Butler, 72, was indicted on November 15, 2017. According to the indictment, Butler was an attorney licensed with the Kentucky Bar Association who was authorized to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He operated a legal practice in Greensburg, located in Green County, Kentucky, and provided clients with a broad range of legal services including probate, general civil, and government benefits.
According to the plea agreement before the Court, from August 2009 through October 2016, Butler obtained money by false pretenses from the clients of his legal practice by not performing work for his clients and by stealing funds belonging to estates of his clients.
Butler misappropriated funds from the following clients:
- Approximately $148,106 from the estate of L.A.;
- Approximately $29,987.07 from the estate of L.P.;
- Approximately $401,500 from the representation of B.M.;
- Approximately $50,000 from the representation of D.M.;
- Approximately $50,000 from the estate of D.B.;
- Approximately $90,000 from the representation of J.R.B.;
- Approximately $90,000 from the estate of E.U.;
- Approximately $25,000 from the estate of E.M.;
- Approximately $59,000 from the representation of J.W.S.;
- Approximately $25,000 for the representation of E.S.; and
- Approximately $125,000 from the estate of L.P.M.
Butler could be sentenced to a maximum 100 years in prison, fined $1,250,000, and be required to serve a three year period of supervised release. Sentencing is scheduled for March 4, 2019.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Bryan Calhoun, and was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Kentucky State Police.
The Christmas in Columbia parade scheduled for this evening has been rescheduled until Dec. 15 at 6 p.m.