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Daviess County Detention Center awarded grant for substance abuse treatment of inmates

Daviess County Detention Center awarded grant for substance abuse treatment of inmates

Bill Stephens

November 12th, 2015

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The Daviess County Detention Center is among eleven programs across the Commonwealth awarded a portion of $3 million in grants to provide substance abuse treatment for both county and state inmates in jails, and for injectable extended-release treatment for offenders as they are released from custody.

Louisville man arrested on multiple charges after attempting to enter a residence.

Louisville man arrested on multiple charges after attempting to enter a residence.

Bill Stephens

November 12th, 2015

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The homeowners were able to subdue the white male 36 year old Tre Robeck of Louisville, Kentucky until law enforcement arrived on scene.

Authorities say man shot, killed in restaurant parking lot

Authorities say man shot, killed in restaurant parking lot

Bill Stephens

November 12th, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant in Louisville.

Biblical ark rising in Kentucky, open date to be announced

Biblical ark rising in Kentucky, open date to be announced

Bill Stephens

November 12th, 2015

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Construction on a Noah's Ark attraction in northern Kentucky is sailing along, and the builders say they're ready to announce an opening date.

Scenes from ‘A Christmas Carol’ being performed at Waveland

Scenes from ‘A Christmas Carol’ being performed at Waveland

Bill Stephens

November 12th, 2015

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Scenes from Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" will be performed in rooms of the antebellum mansion at Waveland State Historic Site, and Santa Claus will recite "The Night Before Christmas" during two weekends next month.

Union County Fiscal Court approves tasers for jail supervisors, and pay raise for election workers

Union County Fiscal Court approves tasers for jail supervisors, and pay raise for election workers

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2015

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Union County Fiscal Court magistrates unanimously approved two jail updates where jail supervisors can carry tasers as well as an amendment of jailer classifications for pay raises, and approved a pay raise for election precinct workers.

Security Seed and Chemical, Inc. Opens New Facility in Henderson

Security Seed and Chemical, Inc. Opens New Facility in Henderson

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2015

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Kyndle announced Tuesday that Security Seed and Chemical has opened a new nitrogen fertilizer loading and distribution center in Henderson.

KSP arrests Morganfield woman for possessing meth and other offenses

KSP arrests Morganfield woman for possessing meth and other offenses

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2015

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A Morganfield woman arrested earlier this year and indicted by the grand jury in July for several counts of trafficking meth is back behind bars facing additional drug possession charges.

Gov.-elect Bevin starts website to take job applications

Gov.-elect Bevin starts website to take job applications

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov.-elect Matt Bevin has started a website to take applications for people who want to work in his administration.

36 charged in fraud scheme involving staged automobile crashes in the tri-state area

36 charged in fraud scheme involving staged automobile crashes in the tri-state area

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2015

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Defendants alleged to have staged car crashes and filed false insurance claims totaling more than $600,000

KSP Charges 2 Calloway County Residents with Numerous Drug Charges

KSP Charges 2 Calloway County Residents with Numerous Drug Charges

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2015

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During the investigation, KSP reports trooper’s were given consent to search a residence they were at and found 4 marijuana plants in an indoor marijuana grow operation, along with numerous firearms and various prescription medications

KSP Post 2 is investigating death of Morganfield man killed in Hopkins County

KSP Post 2 is investigating death of Morganfield man killed in Hopkins County

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2015

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An autopsy is scheduled today on the body of a Morganfield man who was killed in Hopkins County Tuesday afternoon.

Columbia Named As Official Kentucky Trail Town

Columbia Named As Official Kentucky Trail Town

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2015

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COLUMBIA, Ky. – Columbia today became the 12th official “Trail Town” thanks to its bicycle routes and paddling opportunities, Tourism, Arts and Heritage Secretary Bob Stewart announced yesterday.

Berea Named As Official Kentucky Trail Town

Berea Named As Official Kentucky Trail Town

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2015

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BEREA, Ky. – -- Berea is an official “Trail Town” thanks to its bicycle routes, trails and other recreational assets that tie in to the community known for arts and crafts, Tourism, Arts and Heritage Secretary Bob Stewart announced yesterday.

IRS warns Kentucky residents about scam callers

IRS warns Kentucky residents about scam callers

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service says a scam involving taxpayers has focused on Kentucky recently.