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Traffic stop nets arrest of Morganfield man for drug possession charges

Traffic stop nets arrest of Morganfield man for drug possession charges

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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A traffic stop in Morganfield Monday night led to the arrest of a 23 year old local man for possessing drugs.

Sturgis City Council appoints and approves Alcohol Beverage Control Administrator

Sturgis City Council appoints and approves Alcohol Beverage Control Administrator

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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During last night’s regularly scheduled meeting, Sturgis City Council appointed an ABC Administrator and Deputy, and city council honored Sturgis Elementary School for KPREP 2014-2015.

Spottsville man arrested for 2 assault charges

Spottsville man arrested for 2 assault charges

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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A Spottsville man accused of assaulting two individuals with a gun last week was arrested on a warrant this morning.

50 year old Hopkins County woman killed in single-vehicle wreck

50 year old Hopkins County woman killed in single-vehicle wreck

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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A 50 year old Hopkins County woman was killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle wreck on Isley Road.

Gov. Beshear: Kentucky Business Climate Ranks 3rd Nationally  in Site Selection Magazine Report

Gov. Beshear: Kentucky Business Climate Ranks 3rd Nationally in Site Selection Magazine Report

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 3, 2015) – A succession of expanding businesses, new facility openings, thousands of jobs added and dedicated efforts by economic developers statewide helped Kentucky place third nationally in the 2015 Business Climate Ranking by Site Selection magazine.

Century Aluminum announces lay off at its Sebree smelter

Century Aluminum announces lay off at its Sebree smelter

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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ROBARDS, Ky. (AP) — Century Aluminum has announced it will lay off nearly 30 percent of its workforce at its Sebree smelter by year's end.

Medical examiner: Heroin to blame in crash that killed 4

Medical examiner: Heroin to blame in crash that killed 4

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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FORT WRIGHT, Ky. (AP) — Authorities have announced that the driver responsible for a fatal crash in Fort Wright that killed the driver and three others was under the influence of heroin at the time of the crash.

Broadway St RR crossing in Princeton to close for repairs starting Nov 9

Broadway St RR crossing in Princeton to close for repairs starting Nov 9

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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GIBSON COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a road closure for State Road 64 in Princeton as railroad crews repair a crossing in the area beginning Monday, Nov. 9.

Henderson man and Owensboro man seriously injured in head-on crash

Henderson man and Owensboro man seriously injured in head-on crash

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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Two local men were seriously injured in a two-vehicle head-on collision in Daviess County Monday night.

UPDATE: 2 escapees from the Webster Co. Detention Center CAPTURED in Providence

UPDATE: 2 escapees from the Webster Co. Detention Center CAPTURED in Providence

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from the Webster County Detention Center Monday night.

Kenton County Man Sentenced to 200 Months for Trafficking Heroin

Kenton County Man Sentenced to 200 Months for Trafficking Heroin

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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COVINGTON — A Covington, Ky., man has been sentenced to 200 months for distributing heroin in Kenton County.

Two Former Jailers At The Kentucky River Regional Jail Indicted On Charges Related To The Death Of A Pretrial Detainee

Two Former Jailers At The Kentucky River Regional Jail Indicted On Charges Related To The Death Of A Pretrial Detainee

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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The Justice Department announced today that a federal grand jury in London, Kentucky, has indicted two former deputy jailers at the Kentucky River Regional Jail on charges related to the July 9, 2013, in-custody death of Larry Trent, a pretrial detainee at the jail.

Owner Of Shuttered Louisville Microwave Popcorn Company Guilty Of Bank Fraud

Owner Of Shuttered Louisville Microwave Popcorn Company Guilty Of Bank Fraud

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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Louisville, Ky. – The owner of the shuttered Preston Farms Popcorn, LLC (Preston) pleaded guilty to bank fraud on Monday, before Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., in U.S. District Court, for diverting buyers’ payments toward the operation of his business rather than towards the payment of his loan, announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

‘Owl Prowl’ Planned for Pine Mountain State Resort Park Nov. 28

‘Owl Prowl’ Planned for Pine Mountain State Resort Park Nov. 28

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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PINEVILLE, Ky. – If you’re a night owl, or if you just want to learn more about owls, make plans to visit Pine Mountain State Resort Park for its “Owl Prowl” the evening of Nov. 28.

Owensboro Police Department Sees New Growth In November

Owensboro Police Department Sees New Growth In November

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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That’s because sworn personnel here at OPD who donated $40 for two great causes will be allowed to grow beards (up to one inch in length) throughout the month of November; an obvious divergence from the typical grooming policy.