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MONTICELLO, Ky. — The first week of virtual at Wayne County Schools has accounted for 3,046 students taking part in the digital learning process. The school system continues to observe NTI (non traditional instruction) days and all students at least through September 25 will continue to be c…

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MONTICELLO, KY. — A Monticello man was arrested Tuesday evening and charged with attempting to pass bogus money at a Wayne County gas station.

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Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron reports the following arrests.

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A Wayne County man was airlifted for treatment of a gunshot wound late Saturday night and another man was jailed early Sunday morning in connection with the shooting incident.Monticello Police received a call to respond to 72 Victory Drive at 11:22 Saturday night in regards to a male with a …

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Defensive Action Against Drugs will meet Thursday, June 25th at 5pm at the ASPIRE Center.

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Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron reports the following arrests:Miles Sutton of Monticello, Ky. was arrested on a Wayne County Circuit Court Indictment Warrant of Arrest for trafficking in a controlled substance-1st degree (greater than or equal to 2 grams of methamphetamine), engaging in orga…

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A Wayne County man was arrested on Friday and charged with destroying over $20,000 in medical equipment and assaulting a sheriff's deputy after being transported home from Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.

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The financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has forced us to reorganize the Wayne County Outlook’s distribution of local news, features and sports.

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    Following a directive from the State Transpor-tation Cabinet, the county has closed the Lonesome Bridge. Wayne County Judge-Executive Mike Anderson said that the bridge was closed on Monday, May 18 due to safety concerns.

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    Libraries will be allowed to open across Kentucky on June 8, but it will take some extra time for the Wayne County Public Library to prepare for the changes that will be mandated for reopening.

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    The number of active COVID-19 cases in Wayne County remains at zero, according to information released by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department on Thursday, May 21.

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This fawn found the perfect spot to enjoy the spring sunshine in a hay field on the Orr farm at Burnett Hollow.

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    The latest report from the Lake Cumberland Health Department, released Sunday, May 17, contained some good news for Wayne County. For the first time since Wednesday, March 25 there are no active cases of COVID-19.

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    County officials spent several hours on the telephone last week, dealing with issues related to the Lonesome Bridge replacement program. The decade-long effort to build a new bridge in that area prompted an email from the state informing the county they had five days to shut down the bri…

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    No classes, social distancing and a pandemic have meant a very different senior experience for the Wayne County High School Class of 2020. There was no traditional graduation ceremony, no senior prom or other gatherings to celebrate the milestone.

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    It was good news to report early this week, as the Lake Cumberland District Health Department released its new update that showed no new cases of the coronovirus in this area. There were also no new deaths to report.

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    Health Department officials discussed the possibility of the novel coronavirus being in the local community before the first official cases, as well as how local marinas are handling the possible influx of tourists, during the department's weekly information update which was held on Wedn…

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    Monticello City Council declared an emergency during their meeting Monday evening and approved the electric franchise ordinance. The council had been in the process of renewing the franchise agreement with South Kentucky RECC earlier this year.

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    The relocation of water lines for the widening of KY 90 in the Zollicoffer area has begun, according to a report from Monticello Utility Com-missioner Manager Scott Upchurch.

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    Monticello City Council declared an emergency during their meeting Monday evening and approved the electric franchise ordinance. The council had been in the process of renewing the franchise agreement with South Kentucky RECC earlier this year.

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As the sun prepared to set on Sunday, local residents had the chance 

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    Staff at the Wayne County Public Library are beginning to look at what options and services will be available at the facility once it reopens to the public.

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    The latest information provided by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department contains some good news in regard to COVID-19.

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This past weekend was a great opportunity to spend some time outside enjoying nature and the beauty of the new season. A colorful cardinal was captured recently by Outlook staff member Brittany Decker, as it paused to rest in a tree near her home.

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Long lines were seen for just over three hours as local volunteers were busy last Thursday distributing food to local residents. Feeding America, in conjunction with Mt. Pleasant Fellowship Church, the City of Monticello and Wayne County Fiscal Court handed out boxes of non-perishable items,…

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Parent Bruce Wright picked up meals for his five children at the pick 

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    District health officials aren't sure when the COVID-19 virus will reach its peak in this area, but if state trends are any indication it could be soon.

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