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Whitfield Announces Nearly $90K Grant for Madisonville Community College

Whitfield Announces Nearly $90K Grant for Madisonville Community College

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), is pleased to announce an $89,479 grant to support community food projects at Madisonville Community College in Madisonville, Kentucky.

Kentucky’s jobless rate drops to 5 percent in September 2015

Kentucky’s jobless rate drops to 5 percent in September 2015

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 15, 2015) — Kentucky’s preliminary September 2015 unemployment rate fell to 5 percent from a seasonally adjusted 5.2 percent in August 2015, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

River Metals Recycling Paducah Facility Earns SHARP Award

River Metals Recycling Paducah Facility Earns SHARP Award

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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Paducah is RMR’s third recycling facility in Kentucky to receive this award

Lord of the Fork Race Set For Oct. 24 on Russell Fork

Lord of the Fork Race Set For Oct. 24 on Russell Fork

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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ELKHORN CITY, Ky. – The Lord of the Fork whitewater race – which attracts paddlers from around the world — will be Oct. 24 on the Russell Fork River. This competition features Class 5 rapids that require experienced paddlers to maneuver through whitewater. The Russell […]

The Kentucky Horse Park Celebrates Breeders’ Cup Week

The Kentucky Horse Park Celebrates Breeders’ Cup Week

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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Park to Offer Off-Site Wagering, Parking, Additional Activities Leading up to Event Races

Shift to Permanent Traffic Configuration Started at New I-69 Interchange with Pennyrile Pkwy & WK Pkwy in HOPKINS County

Shift to Permanent Traffic Configuration Started at New I-69 Interchange with Pennyrile Pkwy & WK Pkwy in HOPKINS County

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has started transitioning traffic to the permanent alignment in the new in the New I-69 Interchange with the Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway and Wendell Ford-Western Kentucky Parkway near Nortonville in HOPKINS County.

MPD: Accidental text to a police officer nets arrest of Morganfield teen for trafficking drugs

MPD: Accidental text to a police officer nets arrest of Morganfield teen for trafficking drugs

Bill Stephens

October 15th, 2015

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A drug sting operation in Union County led to the arrest of an 18 year old Morganfield male for trafficking drugs after police say he accidentally sent a text to a local officer wanting to buy a large quantity of drugs.

Owensboro man charged in connection to burglaries at 2 businesses

Owensboro man charged in connection to burglaries at 2 businesses

Bill Stephens

October 15th, 2015

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A 25 year old man has been charged in connection to two recent burglaries at businesses in Owensboro.

4 Henderson residents injured in 2-vehicle wreck

4 Henderson residents injured in 2-vehicle wreck

Bill Stephens

October 15th, 2015

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Four Henderson residents were injured in a two-vehicle wreck in Robards Wednesday.

Treasurer Hollenbach Warns of Another Phone-y Scam

Treasurer Hollenbach Warns of Another Phone-y Scam

Bill Stephens

October 15th, 2015

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The latest phone scam warning comes from Kentucky Treasurer Todd Hollenback who says scam artists are at it again, this time calling Kentuckians and identifying themselves as a “pre-trial intervention” organization leaving behind a vague and mysterious message.

Gibson County, IN Community: Fall Dumpster Day Saturday 8 AM – 2 PM at Fairgrounds

Gibson County, IN Community: Fall Dumpster Day Saturday 8 AM – 2 PM at Fairgrounds

Bill Stephens

October 15th, 2015

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Gibson County's Fall Dumpster Day is this Saturday, October 17th from 8 AM - 2 PM at the Gibson County Fairgrounds.

Escaped prisoner arrested after appearing in Facebook video

Escaped prisoner arrested after appearing in Facebook video

Bill Stephens

October 15th, 2015

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BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (AP) — A prisoner who escaped a Breathitt County jail has been arrested again after a video of him surfaced on Facebook.

Todd County Resident Guilty Of Possession And Distribution Of Methamphetamine And Possession Of A Firearm During A Drug Trafficking Crime

Todd County Resident Guilty Of Possession And Distribution Of Methamphetamine And Possession Of A Firearm During A Drug Trafficking Crime

Bill Stephens

October 15th, 2015

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Todd County, Kentucky resident pleaded guilty this week in U.S. District Court before District Judge Greg Stivers to multiple charges associated with possession and distribution of methamphetamine announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

Owensboro Police Department Launches Buckle Up Owensboro: Seat Belts Save Lives! Campaign

Owensboro Police Department Launches Buckle Up Owensboro: Seat Belts Save Lives! Campaign

Bill Stephens

October 15th, 2015

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Owensboro, KY., October 15, 2015 – Today the Owensboro Police Department (OPD) is launching its new community-wide traffic safety campaign “Buckle Up Owensboro: Seat Belts Save Lives!”

Kentucky Adventure Games 3D Archery at London

Kentucky Adventure Games 3D Archery at London

Bill Stephens

October 15th, 2015

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LONDON, Ky. – The Kentucky Adventure Games 3D Archery Tournament will be Oct. 17 at the Laurel County Fairgrounds in London.