Kent Barlow

Society
7:11 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Barlow Attorneys File Motion for Shock Probation

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Former South Marshall Middle School principal Kent Barlow's Attorneys have filed a motion seeking shock probation in lieu of his 10-year prison sentence.

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Government
3:32 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Former Middle School Principal Sentenced

A judge today sentenced former South Marshall Middle School principal Kent Barlow to serve 10 years in prison. Barlow pled guilty earlier this month to three charges stemming from an attack on his former girlfriend. Marshall County Circuit Judge Dennis Foust gave Barlow five years for both first degree wanton endangerment and unlawful imprisonment.

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Society
3:04 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

Barlow Accepts Plea Deal, Awaits Sentencing

A former South Marshall Middle School Principal could serve up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to three charges stemming from an attack on a former girlfriend. Kent Barlow pled guilty to wanton endangerment, assault and unlawful imprisonment yesterday  in a Marshall County Court.  Barlow will be eligible for parole after two years. Circuit Judge Dennis Foust has set the sentencing hearing for August 31st. 

Crime and Law
10:29 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Principal Resigns Amidst Rape Charges

FormerSouth Marshall Middle Schoolprincipal Kent Barlow has resigned in the midst of an investigation into charges of rape and unlawful imprisonment.  Barlow appeared in Marshall District Court Wednesday and waived his right to a preliminary hearing. The Paducah Sun reports Superintendent Trent Lovett confirms Barlow’s resignation.  The district begins a search for his replacement today and will fill the position before July 1.  Kentucky State Police arrested Barlow following allegations of rape by a female acquaintance.  The case now goes before the grand jury.