Flooding is a major concern today across Eastern Kentucky as rivers continue to rise after the heavy rain and snow melt of the last few days. Now as the rain has transitioned to sleet and snow roads will become treacherous and ice covered. Flood Warnings and Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect for most of the day. Keep it locked to WYMT for updates.
COLUMBIA, Ky. (AP) - A judge has entered a not guilty plea for the man charged with assaulting Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reported (http://bit.ly/13e4fst ) that District Judge Michael Loy on Monday set a preliminary hearing for 18-year-old Kanissa'ai Thompson during a brief court hearing in Adair County. Thompson is charged with second-degree assault, a felony.
Police say Thompson injured Meyer seriously enough that Meyer required medical treatment, including staples to close a gash on his head. Thompson denied the allegation, saying it was a woman who hit Meyer during a party in December.
Loy also appointed a public defender to represent Thompson and scheduled a preliminary hearing for him for Jan. 16.
Information from: Lexington Herald-Leader, http://www.kentucky.com
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