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Sturgis City Council approves stoplight removal, discusses lack of funds for 6th Street sidewalks

Sturgis City Council approves stoplight removal, discusses lack of funds for 6th Street sidewalks

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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Sturgis City Council last night briefly discussed a stoplight removal within the city and the lack of funds to install sidewalks along 6th Street.

Juvenile arrested at the Fall Festival for allegedly threatening to kill officers

Juvenile arrested at the Fall Festival for allegedly threatening to kill officers

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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Evansville Police arrested a 16 year old on multiple charges after he allegedly threatened to kill several officer who were assigned to the Fall Festival public safety detail on Monday night.

Uniontown woman injured in 2-vehicle wreck

Uniontown woman injured in 2-vehicle wreck

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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A local woman was injured in a two-vehicle wreck in Union County Monday night.

Funding available for child abuse/neglect prevention

Funding available for child abuse/neglect prevention

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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Funding is now available for Henderson, Union, Webster and four other counties for child abuse/child neglect prevention.

2 Elementary Students in the Webster Co. School District Among Winners of Public Service Recognition Week poster contest

2 Elementary Students in the Webster Co. School District Among Winners of Public Service Recognition Week poster contest

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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Two elementary students in Webster County are among winners that took part in creating posters to show their appreciation to public employees during the annual Public Service Recognition Week poster contest.

Henderson man arrested for Felony Warrants

Henderson man arrested for Felony Warrants

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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A Henderson man was arrested late Monday night on felony warrants, while authorities say another Henderson man was taken into custody for hindering apprehension.

2 Tri-county area residents appointed by Governor Beshear to state boards and commissions

2 Tri-county area residents appointed by Governor Beshear to state boards and commissions

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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Two tri-county residents are among recent appoints by Governor Steve Beshear to state boards and commissions.

Daviess Co. family among 2015 Outstanding Young Farm Family finalists

Daviess Co. family among 2015 Outstanding Young Farm Family finalists

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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Louisville, KY (October 5, 2015) – Preliminary judging for the 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Outstanding Young Farm Family” competition is complete and three finalists have been named for this prestigious honor: Brad and Karen Hines of Hart County, Scott and Shea Lowe of Calloway County, and Wesley and Jennifer Poole of Daviess County.

West Central KY Gas Prices Remains Steady

West Central KY Gas Prices Remains Steady

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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(October 5, 2015) -- West Central Kentucky gas prices rose only one cent, according to AAA East Central’s Fuel Gauge report. The national average is $2.290.

Kentucky Board of Education considers commissioner contract

Kentucky Board of Education considers commissioner contract

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Board of Education is meeting Tuesday to ratify a contract with the new state education commissioner, Stephen Pruitt.

Kentucky Teacher of the Year semifinalists named

Kentucky Teacher of the Year semifinalists named

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Nine semifinalists for the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award have been named.

LG&E and KU retire Green River Station

LG&E and KU retire Green River Station

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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Company closes its oldest operating coal-fired facility after more than six decades

MSHA initiative to combat ‘deadliest month’ for miners

MSHA initiative to combat ‘deadliest month’ for miners

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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Safety alert addresses seasonal preparation incidents

Jamestown Becomes Newest Kentucky Trail Town

Jamestown Becomes Newest Kentucky Trail Town

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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JAMESTOWN, Ky. – The community of Jamestown is an official “Trail Town” thanks to its connections to water and land recreation, Tourism, Arts and Heritage Secretary Bob Stewart announced yesterday.

Section of KY 492 in Union County will be CLOSED on TUESDAY

Section of KY 492 in Union County will be CLOSED on TUESDAY

Bill Stephens

October 5th, 2015

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Motorists traveling KY 492 in Union County need to be aware a section of the road will be closed Tuesday.