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Former Army Energy Program Manager At Fort Knox Guilty Of Violating Conflict Of Interest Laws

Former Army Energy Program Manager At Fort Knox Guilty Of Violating Conflict Of Interest Laws

Bill Stephens

December 7th, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gary Thomas Meredith, age 68, of Leitchfield, Kentucky, has pleaded guilty in Federal District Court in Louisville, Kentucky, to violating conflict of interest laws.

Union County Farm Bureau receives 2015 Women’s Gold Star Award of Excellence

Union County Farm Bureau receives 2015 Women’s Gold Star Award of Excellence

Bill Stephens

December 7th, 2015

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Union County Farm Bureau was recognized last week for the achievements of its women’s program this year and received the 2015 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

Lane & Load Width Restriction on I-69/Former Pennyrile Parkway in WEBSTER County

Lane & Load Width Restriction on I-69/Former Pennyrile Parkway in WEBSTER County

Bill Stephens

December 7th, 2015

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Motorists traveling in Webster County on Interstate 69, formerly the Pennyrile Parkway, need to be aware of a lane and load width restriction for both northbound and southbound traffic.

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-staff for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-staff for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Bill Stephens

December 7th, 2015

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Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff today in observance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Deputies: Stolen cheesecake leads to high-speed chase

Deputies: Stolen cheesecake leads to high-speed chase

Bill Stephens

December 7th, 2015

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PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — McCracken County deputies say a man led them through a high-speed chase after he was attempting to shoplift several items, including cheesecake, from a convenience store.

Science Hill police chief suspended following indictment

Science Hill police chief suspended following indictment

Bill Stephens

December 7th, 2015

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SCIENCE HILL, Ky. (AP) — Science Hill Police Chief Robbie Gossett has been suspended from his position following a state indictment against him.

Post 16 Trooper Honored For DUI Enforcement Efforts

Post 16 Trooper Honored For DUI Enforcement Efforts

Bill Stephens

December 7th, 2015

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Trooper Zack Jones, from KSP Post 16 Henderson, was recognized at this ceremony for his outstanding job performance to remove impaired drivers from our roads.

Post 2 Trooper Honored For DUI Enforcement Efforts

Post 2 Trooper Honored For DUI Enforcement Efforts

Bill Stephens

December 7th, 2015

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Trooper Cody Kromer, from KSP Post 2 Madisonville, was recognized at this ceremony for his outstanding job performance to remove impaired drivers from our roads.

Traffic stop leads to foot pursuit and arrest of Princeton man on gun and dealing charges

Traffic stop leads to foot pursuit and arrest of Princeton man on gun and dealing charges

Bill Stephens

December 7th, 2015

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On December 5, 2015, at 1:26 p.m. Deputy U.B. Smith initiated a traffic stop on a Gold 2006 Ford passenger car on Ford Street near Brumfield Ave for failing to stop at a stop sign. Upon approaching the vehicle Deputy Smith smelled the odor of Marijuana coming from the vehicle.

3 Webster County residents charged in connection to armed robberies in Corydon and Madisonville

3 Webster County residents charged in connection to armed robberies in Corydon and Madisonville

Bill Stephens

December 4th, 2015

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Three Webster County residents have been charged in connection to armed robberies at convenience stores in Corydon and Madisonville.

Union Co. Farm Bureau receives 2015 Safety Challenge Award

Union Co. Farm Bureau receives 2015 Safety Challenge Award

Bill Stephens

December 4th, 2015

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Union County Farm Bureau was recognized with top honors for its region of the state in the 2015 Safety Challenge Awards competition during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

kynect Community Event scheduled at Morganfield Senior Center on December 16, 2015

kynect Community Event scheduled at Morganfield Senior Center on December 16, 2015

Bill Stephens

December 4th, 2015

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Green River District Health Department and Audubon Area Community Services, Incorporated will be offering a health coverage information event for Union County residents.

Business in Sturgis is sponsoring Christmas Toy Drive

Business in Sturgis is sponsoring Christmas Toy Drive

Bill Stephens

December 4th, 2015

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A local business is asking for your help in bringing the Christmas spirit to the less fortunate children in Sturgis and Union County who may otherwise face a bleak Christmas.

Bevin appoints Hal Heiner as education, workforce secretary

Bevin appoints Hal Heiner as education, workforce secretary

Bill Stephens

December 4th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov.-elect Matt Bevin has appointed one of his former rivals to work in his administration.

Gov. Beshear Strengthens Quality of Child Care by Increasing Provider Rates

Gov. Beshear Strengthens Quality of Child Care by Increasing Provider Rates

Bill Stephens

December 4th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. – In an effort to increase the quality and access of child care for Kentucky families, Gov. Steve Beshear is increasing reimbursement rates by 5 percent for child care providers participating in the Kentucky’s Child Care Assistance Program or CCAP.