11, Oct 2014 - Russell, KY Ritual to proceed: Federal judge orders penitentiary to honor inmatesâ€™ powwow request
A federal judge has ordered the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville to allow a group of death row inmates to hold an annual powwow with traditional foods after the prison chaplain tried to stop t
03, Apr 2014 - Russell, KY Kentucky Oil Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Fraud
The owner of bankrupt Young Oil Company pleaded guilty today, in United States District Court, to fraud, among other charges.
03, Apr 2014 - Russell, KY Appeals court to hear case over prison visits
EDDYVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A federal appeals court is set to hear a case brought by Kentucky death row inmates challenging the rules governing how and when pastors may visit them at the Kentucky State Penitentiary.
03, Apr 2014 - Russell, KY Young pleads guilty in federal court to numerous charges
GLASGOW â€” A Metcalfe County man who owns a bankrupt oil company pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Louisville to charges ranging from failure to file an income tax return to possession of a firearm by a person addicted to controlled substances, according to a news release from David J. Hale, U.S. attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.
01, Apr 2014 - 4:56 AFTERNOON UPDATE: Court news happening out of Bowling Green
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. â€“ A Russell Springs, Kentucky company pleaded guilty today, before Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., to a single charge of conspiracy to engage in contraband cigarette trafficking; and the company has agreed to pay $750,000 in restitution and forfeitures; announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.