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Union County EMA issues Golden Alert for missing Morganfield man

Union County Emergency Management Agency has issued a Golden Alert for a Morganfield senior with dementia. Authorities are looking for 76-year-old James “Jim” Nicholson of Morganfield. He was reportedly last seen at his residence on Shiloh Road in Morganfield between 5-7 p.m. Thursday. He was possibly wearing a brown Carhart jacket and brown sock cap. …

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Asteroid coming exceedingly close to Earth, but will miss

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An asteroid the size of a delivery truck will whip past Earth on Thursday night, one of the closest such encounters ever recorded. NASA insists it will be a near miss with no chance of the asteroid hitting Earth. NASA said Wednesday that this newly discovered asteroid will zoom 2,200 …

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Central City man dies in wreck in Henderson; Two Morganfield men injured

The Henderson County Coroner’s Office pronounced a Central City man dead at the scene of a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Kentucky 425 on Tuesday. The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office said a passenger car reportedly traveled across the center line and into the path of a semi-truck near the 5800 block of Kentucky 425 at …

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Kentucky high school students encouraged to apply for 2023-2024 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

(FRANKFORT, KY) – Applications are now available for positions on the 2023-2024 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (CSAC), a group that provides input to Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass. The group meets monthly with Glass and Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) staff to discuss how decisions made at the state level are affecting students throughout …

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Ky. gov touts program to strengthen drug epidemic fight

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky communities can apply for certification through a program that evaluates the services being offered to residents seeking help for drug or alcohol addiction, Gov. Andy Beshear said. The governor announced the creation of the Recovery Ready Communities program last year. Since then, the Office of Drug Control Policy, the Advisory …

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Vendor double charges more than 7,000 Kentucky tax accounts

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A vendor collecting taxes for the state of Kentucky accidentally collected twice from more than 7,000 accounts on Wednesday. Kentucky Department of Revenue spokesperson Jill Midkiff called the problem a “technical glitch.” The department has instructed private vendor Kentucky Interactive to identify the source of the glitch so it does not …

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Kentucky GOP seeks school closure records from governor

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Still fuming over pandemic-era shutdowns, Kentucky Republicans are pushing to obtain behind-the-scenes correspondence that Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear and his inner circle had about school closures at the height of the COVID-19 outbreak. Their sweeping request comes as Beshear ramps up his bid for a second term this year in a …

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Gov. Beshear, Kentucky State Police recognize January as Human Trafficking Prevention Month

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2023) – Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) are joining the nation in recognizing January as Human Trafficking Prevention Month, a time to educate citizens about identifying and preventing the crime. “It is important that we all recognize the signs of human trafficking to prevent this crime from happening,” said Gov. Beshear. …

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Attorney General Cameron Announces H.O.P.E. Initiative to Combat Human Trafficking

FRANKFORT, Ky. (January 18, 2023) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced today that his Office of Trafficking and Abuse Prevention and Prosecution (TAPP) has launched the H.O.P.E. Initiative to combat human trafficking in Kentucky. The initiative pushes back against human trafficking by mobilizing communities and landlords to identify and shutter illicit massage businesses (IMBs) that may be …

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Applications open for student and teacher non-voting KBE members

(FRANKFORT, KY) – Applications are open for nonvoting student and teacher members of the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE). To be considered, teacher applicants must: be employed on a full-time basis by a Kentucky public school district; in a position for which Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) certification is required; not be employed in an …

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UPDATE: Morganfield Police Locate escaped Webster County inmate

UPDATE: Morganfield Police Department have located and arrested an inmate who escaped Webster County Detention Center Sunday. Police said that 45-year-old Richard Louis Harper escaped from the jail at around 3:15 Sunday afternoon. He was last seen wearing a tan jacket that says “Webster Co Jail”, blue jeans, and white shoes.  Harper’s direction of travel …

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McConnell: Funding to support school safety, mental health

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal agency will provide more than $2.3 million to two Kentucky organizations to support school safety and mental health, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell said. The Department of Health and Human Services is awarding more than $2 million to the Kentucky Educational Development Finance Corporation in Ashland and $250,000 to Seven …

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Kentucky releases 2023 visitor’s guide featuring art

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The 2023 Kentucky Visitor’s Guide has been released by the Kentucky Department of Tourism. The theme of this year’s guide is Beauty in the Bluegrass. It encourages visitors to enjoy Kentucky’s artistic talents including handcrafted quilts, handblown glass, live music, art and southern cuisine, the Tourism Department said Tuesday in a …

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Kentucky to retire jersey for Wildcats Hall of Famer Pratt

Kentucky will retire a jersey to honor the late Mike Pratt, a Wildcats Hall of Fame men’s basketball player and radio broadcaster. Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart announced the honor Monday night during coach John Calipari’s weekly radio show. The retirement ceremony will be held Feb. 4, during a home game against Florida. Pratt, who …

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Kenergy Board of Directors Announce New President and CEO

The Kenergy Board of Directors has named Timothy Lindahl as its next President and CEO. Lindahl succeeds Jeff Hohn who has been President and CEO at the cooperative since 2015. Hohn will be retiring in March. Lindahl will begin his new role on March 13th. “Tim has more than 28 years of experience in executive …

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