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Food survey shows slight increase in 2019 Kentucky prices

Food survey shows slight increase in 2019 Kentucky prices

Bill Stephens

January 15th, 2020

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The Kentucky Farm Bureau says the cost of a variety of foods showed a slight increase over the past year, with most items fluctuating during the fourth quarter. The Farm Bureau’s Marketbasket Survey showed an increase in the average overall cost of food during three […]

New school safety bill requires armed officers at schools

New school safety bill requires armed officers at schools

Bill Stephens

January 14th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky lawmaker has introduced a bill requiring any police officer assigned to schools to be armed. The measure introduced Monday is a follow-up to last year’s school safety law that stemmed from a deadly school shooting. The new measure was […]

League of Women Voters urges redistricting advisory group

League of Women Voters urges redistricting advisory group

Bill Stephens

January 14th, 2020

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The League of Women Voters of Kentucky has urged state lawmakers to create a citizen-led commission to recommend new state and federal legislative maps. The Kentucky League spoke out Monday in a preemptive push well ahead of the next round of legislative redistricting after the […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

Bill Stephens

January 13th, 2020

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Henderson County KY 812 is closed at the 2 to 5 mm – signs are posted KY 2247 is closed at the 0 to 2 mm – signs are posted KY 1557 is closed at the 2 to 3 mm – signs are posted KY […]

Cave-in-Rock Ferry closed due to mechanical issue on Monday, Jan 13

Cave-in-Rock Ferry closed due to mechanical issue on Monday, Jan 13

Bill Stephens

January 13th, 2020

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PADUCAH, Ky. (Jan 13, 2020) — The Cave-in-Rock Ferry will be closed due to a mechanical issue on Monday, January 13, 2020. The Motor Vessell Lonnie Jo that powers the Cave-in-Rock Ferry has a cracked engine manifold.  Ferry operator Lonnie Lewis says the closest one available is in St. Louis. […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

Bill Stephens

January 11th, 2020

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Henderson County KY 812 is closed at the 2 to 5 mm – signs are posted KY 2247 is closed at the 0 to 2 mm – signs are posted KY 1557 is closed at the 2 to 3 mm – signs are posted KY […]

WMSK Listening Area Now Under Flash Flood Warning

WMSK Listening Area Now Under Flash Flood Warning

Bill Stephens

January 11th, 2020

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The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Warrick County in southwestern Indiana… Vanderburgh County in southwestern Indiana… Pike County in southwestern Indiana… Henderson County in northwestern Kentucky… Hopkins County in northwestern Kentucky… Webster County in northwestern Kentucky… * […]

Teacher pleads guilty to filming students in school bathroom

Teacher pleads guilty to filming students in school bathroom

Bill Stephens

January 8th, 2020

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A former Kentucky teacher has admitted to filming students in a high school bathroom. The Murray Ledger & Times reported that 54-year-old Mark Allen Boggess pleaded guilty Tuesday in Calloway Circuit Court to eight counts of possessing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor […]

Photo ID bill wins support from top election official

Photo ID bill wins support from top election official

Bill Stephens

January 8th, 2020

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A bill aimed at requiring Kentuckians to present photo identification to vote has won a quick endorsement from the state’s chief election official. Secretary of State Michael Adams said Wednesday that the bill reflects his agenda of ensuring election security and enhancing public confidence in […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE MINOR LEAGUE FIELD STAFFS AND PLAYER DEVELOPMENT ASSIGNMENTS FOR 2020

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE MINOR LEAGUE FIELD STAFFS AND PLAYER DEVELOPMENT ASSIGNMENTS FOR 2020

Bill Stephens

January 6th, 2020

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ST. LOUIS, MO., January 6, 2020 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today their 2020 minor league coaching staffs for their affiliate teams in addition to their player development and medical personnel for the upcoming season.  The Cardinals announced that seven of their minor league […]

Kentucky Constitutional Officers Sworn Into Office

Kentucky Constitutional Officers Sworn Into Office

Bill Stephens

January 6th, 2020

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Secretary of State Adams, Auditor Harmon, Treasurer Ball, Commissioner of Agriculture Quarles, and Attorney General Cameron pictured on the day of their swearing in. (Kentucky Department of Agriculture photo) FRANKFORT, Ky. (January 6, 2020) – Kentucky’s constitutional officers were sworn into their positions in an […]

Attorney General Daniel Cameron Shares His Prepared Remarks Presented at Today’s Inauguration of Constitutional Officers

Attorney General Daniel Cameron Shares His Prepared Remarks Presented at Today’s Inauguration of Constitutional Officers

Bill Stephens

January 6th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 6, 2020) – It is an honor to be here today, standing among this esteemed group of constitutional officers, who share a collective vision for a stronger Kentucky. I look forward to working with all of them in the coming years. It is […]

Kentucky AG asks FBI to probe former Gov. Bevin’s pardons

Kentucky AG asks FBI to probe former Gov. Bevin’s pardons

Bill Stephens

January 3rd, 2020

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Kentucky’s new Republican Attorney General is asking the FBI to investigate a flurry of pardons by former governor Matt Bevin.  The pardons have drawn criticism from both sides of the political aisle. Media reports have spotlighted some pardons that went to convicts who had wealthy […]

Kentucky governor pulls ‘concerning’ $8.5M no-bid contract

Kentucky governor pulls ‘concerning’ $8.5M no-bid contract

Bill Stephens

January 2nd, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration has canceled an $8.5 million no-bid contract with a nonprofit created and overseen by officials in former Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration. WDRB-TV reports the same officials who signed the contract also controlled the company. Despite concerns, […]

New Year Starts with House Fire Fatal – KSP

New Year Starts with House Fire Fatal – KSP

Bill Stephens

January 2nd, 2020

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Bowling Green, KY.  –  At approximately 3:30 AM, Wednesday January 1st, Kentucky State Police at Post 3 in Bowling Green was contacted by Edmonson County Dispatch in regards to a possible fatal residential fire at 2916 William Simmons Road in Edmonson County. Multiple fire departments […]