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    Two Men Detained By Neighbor

    By Sue Caldwell
    In a report from Jackson County Sheriff Paul Hays, on Friday, July 23, he responded to a location where reportedly a burglary was in progress on Buncomb Road in Jackson County. It was also reported that a neighbor was holding the two suspected individuals at gunpoint. Hays said upon his arrival along with Kentucky State Police Post 7 Richmond Trooper Brandon Scalf, they located Curtis Ray Roberts, 36 years of age of Booneville, and Travis Wayne Roberts, 32 years of age of Booneville, sitting on the ground where the neighbor was holding them.

    McKee One of 360 KY Cities to Get Funding Boost

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    McKee Mayor John Tompkins said he and the council were very excited about the news they received in reference to the American Relief Plan Act funds. The total allotment the City of McKee will be receiving of the funding will be $201,729.06. The first allotment for the City of McKee which they could be receiving as early as this week is $100,864.53. FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) More than $157 million in funding will soon be heading to more than 360 cities in Kentucky from the American Rescue Plan Act, also known as ARPA, to help them with some of the costs they incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.