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Local sheriff’s office involved in pursuit that ended in Illinois

Local sheriff’s office involved in pursuit that ended in Illinois

Bill Stephens

June 28th, 2016

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A call from local police last night led the sheriff’s office on a vehicle pursuit into Illinois.

UPDATE: Name Released of Man Airlifted to Hospital After Union Co. Wreck on SR 758

UPDATE: Name Released of Man Airlifted to Hospital After Union Co. Wreck on SR 758

Bill Stephens

June 24th, 2016

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UPDATE: Name Released of Man Airlifted to Hospital After Union Co. Wreck on SR 758

UCSO: Morganfield man killed in single-vehicle wreck on KY 56 East

UCSO: Morganfield man killed in single-vehicle wreck on KY 56 East

Bill Stephens

June 23rd, 2016

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Local authorities say a 21 year old Morganfield man was killed this morning in a single vehicle wreck in Union County.

Sturgis man arrested on warrant faces additional charges of possessing meth, promoting contraband

Sturgis man arrested on warrant faces additional charges of possessing meth, promoting contraband

Bill Stephens

June 23rd, 2016

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A Sturgis man arrested Tuesday on a warrant faces was also charged for possessing meth and promoting contraband.

Morganfield Man Charged with Rape and Incest

Morganfield Man Charged with Rape and Incest

Bill Stephens

June 15th, 2016

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An investigation by local authorities led to the arrest of a Morganfield man on charges of third degree rape and incest.

Union Co. Emergency Management Director Retiring, Resident Asks Fiscal Court to Add 2 Roads to County Inventory

Union Co. Emergency Management Director Retiring, Resident Asks Fiscal Court to Add 2 Roads to County Inventory

Bill Stephens

June 15th, 2016

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Union County Emergency Management Director Vernon Martin announced during Tuesday’s fiscal court meeting that he is retiring, effective September 30, 2016.

Union Co. Sheriff’s Office Involved in High Speed Chase of Shawneetown Bank Robbery Suspect

Union Co. Sheriff’s Office Involved in High Speed Chase of Shawneetown Bank Robbery Suspect

Bill Stephens

June 14th, 2016

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A high speed chase involving the Union County Sheriff's Office of a suspect that robbed a bank in Shawneetown, IL ended when the suspect, identified as a Reed, KY man, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the side of a gasoline tanker.

Union County Grand Jury Indictments for June 2016

Union County Grand Jury Indictments for June 2016

Bill Stephens

June 8th, 2016

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The Union County Grand Jury indicted eight individuals Tuesday morning during the June 2016 term session.

Return of Sturgis Trade Days Deemed a Success

Return of Sturgis Trade Days Deemed a Success

Bill Stephens

June 6th, 2016

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Return of Sturgis Trade Days Deemed a Success

KSP: Webster Co. Teen Killed, Morganfield Man Injured in Union Co. Wreck

KSP: Webster Co. Teen Killed, Morganfield Man Injured in Union Co. Wreck

Bill Stephens

June 5th, 2016

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KSP: Webster Co. Teen Killed, Morganfield Man Injured in Union Co. Wreck

Local law enforcement agencies conduct active shooter training at UCMS

Local law enforcement agencies conduct active shooter training at UCMS

Bill Stephens

June 3rd, 2016

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Local law enforcement agencies conduct active shooter training at UCMS

Memorial Day Statement from Rep. Suzanne Miles

Memorial Day Statement from Rep. Suzanne Miles

Bill Stephens

May 28th, 2016

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Memorial Day Statement from Suzanne Miles, KY State Representative, 7th district serving the counties of Union, part of Henderson, and part of Daviess

Morganfield man arriving back in U.S. Thursday after climbing Mt. Everest

Morganfield man arriving back in U.S. Thursday after climbing Mt. Everest

Bill Stephens

May 26th, 2016

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Gary Ervin of Morganfield is scheduled to fly back to the United States today (Thursday) after a life-changing experience of climbing the world’s tallest and most dangerous mountain, Mt. Everest which is 29,029 feet at its peak.

Union Co. Fiscal Court presented 50 letters during open Budget Hearing; Magistrates approve proposed 2016-17 Budget

Union Co. Fiscal Court presented 50 letters during open Budget Hearing; Magistrates approve proposed 2016-17 Budget

Bill Stephens

May 25th, 2016

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During an open budget hearing regarding the proposed use of county road aid and Local Government Economic Assistance Funds at the Union County Fiscal Court meeting Tuesday morning only one local resident addressed magistrates.

Union Co. Sheriff’s Office warns residents of new scam in the area

Union Co. Sheriff’s Office warns residents of new scam in the area

Bill Stephens

May 24th, 2016

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According to Union County Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Dame, this scam initiates on the computer with a Windows 10 update.