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Milling & Paving along US 60 in Southwest HENDERSON County starting THIS WEEK

Milling & Paving along US 60 in Southwest HENDERSON County starting THIS WEEK

Bill Stephens

October 10th, 2016

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans milling and paving along US 60 in southwestern HENDERSON County starting THIS WEEK.

Sturgis woman charged with trafficking heroin and drug possession

Sturgis woman charged with trafficking heroin and drug possession

Bill Stephens

October 7th, 2016

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Local authorities arrested a Union County woman at her residence last night for trafficking and possession of drugs.

One injured in two-vehicle rollover wreck in Union Co.

One injured in two-vehicle rollover wreck in Union Co.

Bill Stephens

October 7th, 2016

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According to Morganfield Police Officer Chance Whitfield, officers and emergency personnel responded to the two-vehicle wreck around 1:40 p.m. at the intersection of Crutcher and Airline Road where one vehicle had rolled over.

October 2016 Union County Grand Jury Indictments

October 2016 Union County Grand Jury Indictments

Bill Stephens

October 5th, 2016

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During the October 2016 session, the Union County Grand Jury indicted 5 individuals, remanded charges against two people to district court, and returned a no true bill.

Union County Public School District Achieves Proficient Status

Union County Public School District Achieves Proficient Status

Bill Stephens

September 30th, 2016

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Union County Public School district has increased overall to reach Proficient status in the state’s Unbridled Learning Accountability System.

Taylor Gumz to compete in Congress Queen Contest at All-American Quarter Horse Congress

Taylor Gumz to compete in Congress Queen Contest at All-American Quarter Horse Congress

Bill Stephens

September 30th, 2016

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In October, a local young lady will be competing in the Congress Queen Contest at the All-American Quarter Horse Congress.

Traffic Advisory: 200 Mile Yard Sale Along US 60; Motorists Use Caution

Traffic Advisory: 200 Mile Yard Sale Along US 60; Motorists Use Caution

Bill Stephens

September 29th, 2016

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Motorists who plan to travel along US 60 between Paducah and the Louisville area should be aware the US 60 200 Mile Yard Sale is today (Thursday) through Sunday and runs through Union and seven other counties, as WMSK News reported Wednesday.

Coroner releases name of man who died in Uniontown mobile home fire

Coroner releases name of man who died in Uniontown mobile home fire

Bill Stephens

September 28th, 2016

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The Union County coroner has released the name and cause of death of the man who died in a mobile home fire in Uniontown last night.

Union Co. Road Supervisor Hired; Fiscal Court Approves Dispatch System Bid

Union Co. Road Supervisor Hired; Fiscal Court Approves Dispatch System Bid

Bill Stephens

September 28th, 2016

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Union County has a new road supervisor.

MPD: Four injured when vehicle hits trailer

MPD: Four injured when vehicle hits trailer

Bill Stephens

September 23rd, 2016

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Four local residents were injured in a vehicle accident in Morganfield Thursday night.

Morganfield City Council Approves Trick or Treat Hours, Hears Update on Water Plant Projects and Raw Water Line

Morganfield City Council Approves Trick or Treat Hours, Hears Update on Water Plant Projects and Raw Water Line

Bill Stephens

September 23rd, 2016

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During Thursday night’s meeting, Morganfield City Council heard an update regarding the water plant projects and raw water line, and set start and stop times for Trick or Treat within the city.

Jobless Rates Fell Between August 2015 and August 2016 in Union and Henderson Counties

Jobless Rates Fell Between August 2015 and August 2016 in Union and Henderson Counties

Bill Stephens

September 23rd, 2016

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Unemployment rates fell in 82 Kentucky counties, including Union and Henderson, between August 2015 and August 2016, rose in 36 counties and stayed the same in two counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.

Despite Periods of Rain, Annual Morganfield Corn Festival Deemed a Success

Despite Periods of Rain, Annual Morganfield Corn Festival Deemed a Success

Bill Stephens

September 20th, 2016

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The annual Morganfield Lions Club Corn Festival was deemed a success again this year, despite periods of rain over the three day event.

Preparations Underway for the 2016 Morganfield Lions Club Corn Festival

Preparations Underway for the 2016 Morganfield Lions Club Corn Festival

Bill Stephens

September 14th, 2016

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Preparations are underway in downtown Morganfield for the 43rd Annual Morganfield Lions Club Corn Festival.

‘Senior Day Out’ at Towne Square Mall set for September 22

‘Senior Day Out’ at Towne Square Mall set for September 22

Bill Stephens

September 14th, 2016

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Hundreds of area senior citizens are expected to fill Owensboro’s Towne Square Mall on Thursday, September 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., for the 17th annual “Senior Day Out” event.