Nicholas County judge-executive passes away

Just over two weeks after Woodford County Judge-Executive John Coyle passed away, on Monday morning the Nicholas County judge-executive died.

Mike Pryor, 61, died at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center after a short illness, according to media reports.

Pryor was appointed judge-executive by former Gov Steve Beshear in 2013. He ran unopposed for the office earlier this year.

By Ken Howlett, News Director

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