Two inmates disappeared Tuesday night from Lexington's Blackburn Correctional Complex and are being sought
Kelly Conway, 46, and James Dennis, 32, walked away from the minimum-security prison about 9:30 p.m., according to Kentucky Department of Corrections officials.
Conway was serving a 17-year sentence for second-degree robbery in McCracken County, officials said. He would have been eligible for parole in January 2018.
Dennis was serving 13 years for manufacturing meth and flagrant non-support convictions in Daviess and Union counties, according to state prison officials. He would have been up for parole in November.
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Dennis is 5 foot 10 and 230 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.
Conway is 5 foot 11 and 175 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.
Inmates regularly escape the prison.
Timothy Day, who disappeared from Blackburn on March 25, is still at large, prison spokeswoman Tiffany Taylor said. She couldn't provide numbers on how many escapes have occurred this year.
Anyone with information as to the inmates' whereabouts is asked to contact Kentucky State Police at (502) 227-2221 or Lexington police at (859) 258-3600.