A Clinton Co. jail escapee has been located by Ky. State Police.
33-year-old Bobby Pillar of Albany, Ky. escaped from the Clinton County Jail on Monday, Nov. 2nd, at 9:00 p.m. CST. He was being treated for a cut in the front of the jail when he assaulted a Deputy Jailer and fled on foot. Pillar was serving time for Flagrant Non Support. The Deputy Jailer sustained minor injuries. Pillar surrendered himself to Tpr. Jason Warriner on Saturday, December 7 at 9:25 a.m. CST. He was arrested and charged with Escape 1st Degree and Assault 3rd Degree.
The Lake Cumberland Area Development District is holding a public hearing this evening (Tuesday, December 10, 2013) at 6:00 p.m. in courthouse annex regarding the grants to create a satellite campus of the Lake Cumberland Area Technology Center at Adair County High School.
Community support from business, education, community leaders and general public is an important piece for the satellite vocational/technical school campus.
This construction project at ACHS falls between $1.1 and $1.2 million dollars, with all but around $300K coming from two federal grants going through LCADD and county and city governments.
Student surveys indicate over 500 students interested in either the welding/metal fabrication program or the health sciences program. All students are expected to be both college and/or career ready at ACHS and final approval of this project would be a big boost for student achievement and for the local economy of Columbia/Adair County.
Preliminary statistics indicate that seven people died in six separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
One double fatality motor vehicle crash occurred in Barren County. One of the victims was not wearing a seat belt.
Two single-fatality motor vehicle crashes occurred in Jefferson County.
One single fatality motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Estill, Marion and Russell. The victims in all three crashes were not wearing seat belts.
Through Dec. 8th, 598 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 107 fewer than reported for this time period in 2012.
Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555. Callers will remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible.