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Kentucky Sees Sharp Rise in Newborn Hospitalizations Due to Drug Dependency

July 04, 2015 Al Cross
KENTUCKY (7/4/15) — Increasing drug abuse drove up hospitalizations of drug-dependent newborns in Kentucky by 48 percent last year, to 1,409 from 955 in 2013. "The latest numbers represent a 50-fold…

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No Hitter! Team USA Blanks Cuba to Open Series

US (7/2/15) — Tanner Houck (Missouri), A.J. Puk (Florida) and Ryan Hendrix (Texas A&M) combined to hand the Cuban National Team its first ever no-hitter in… Read More...
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Seven Wildcats Named to UK Athletics Hall of Fame

Will be Inducted Sept. 25-26 in Conjunction with Missouri Football Game LEXINGTON, Ky. (6/28/15) – University of Kentucky Athletics will induct seven members… Read More...
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Alex Meyer Earns First Big League Call-up

LEXINGTON, Ky. (6/26/15) — Kentucky great Alex Meyer has been called up to join the Minnesota Twins for the first time in his professional career, the Twins… Read More...
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UK No. 22 in Directors' Cup Standings

LEXINGTON, Ky. (6/26/15) — The University of Kentucky has placed in the top-25 athletics programs for the third consecutive year with a No. 22 finish in the… Read More...

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Tips for a Safe, Healthy Summer…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/4/15) — This holiday weekend, many Kentuckians will flock to one of the many rivers, lakes and creeks across the state to boat, fish, swim,… Read More...
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KDA Marketing Chief Tells Panel…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/4/15) — New program launches, alterations to existing programs, and a stronger emphasis on farm impact are paying off for Kentucky Proud… Read More...
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Kentucky's Drinking Water Annual Report…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/4/15) — Data from Kentucky's 446 public water systems shows they consistently produce excellent quality water and are nearly always in… Read More...
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Pet of the Day

KENTUCKY (7/4/15) — Meet Lillie, she’s a 4 year old Rat/Bull Terrier mix, that was pulled from a local high kill shelter, and was terrified. She is much… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'Safer among the…

KENTUCKY (7/4/15) — The Barna Group is a long-tenured research organization that tracks "spiritual indicators" and the role of faith within American culture.… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/3/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday July 2, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 9 - 3 - 8 Thursday… Read More...
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Pet of the Day

KENTUCKY (7/3/15) — Meet Ivory, she's a 7 month old Mini Aussie Feist mix. Ivory and her sister Cricket were recently found as strays, and never reclaimed. She… Read More...
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States Where Motorcycles Can Run Red…

US (7/3/15) — Ever been stuck at a traffic light that takes an excruciating amount of time - what feels like hours - to turn green? Imagine that as a daily… Read More...
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KMA Reminds Motorists of New Kentucky…

KENTUCKY (7/3/15) — The Kentucky Motorcycle Association would like to publish this notice to inform all road users of a new law effective July 15, 2015, HB… Read More...
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Pet of the Day

KENTUCKY (7/2/15) — Meet Cricket, she's a 7 month old Mini Aussie Feist mix. Cricket and her sister Ivory were recently found as strays, and never reclaimed.… Read More...
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New Medicaid Managed Care Contracts…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/2/15) — The Commonwealth of Kentucky has signed new contracts with five managed care organizations to provide healthcare services to… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/2/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday July 1, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 7 - 24 - 26 - 31 - 41 -… Read More...
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State Property Tax Rate Unchanged for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/1/15) — The Kentucky Department of Revenue has set the 2015 State Real Property Tax Rate at 12.2 cents per $100 of assessed value. Kentucky… Read More...
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Expect Fallout from Supreme Court's…

KENTUCKY (7/1/15) — On Friday, five U.S. Supreme Court Justices mysteriously discovered that the 14th Amendment requires Kentucky and the rest of the country… Read More...
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KSP Charges Montgomery County Man with…

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ky. (7/1/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on June 30, 2015, at approximately 6:47 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic… Read More...
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KSP Post 2 Activity Report - June 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/1/15) — Captain J.W. Gibson, Commander KSP Post 2 Madisonville, reports the following activity for the month of June 2015: Arrested 26… Read More...
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Sparklers Pose a Safety Risk, Too

KENTUCKY (7/1/15) — Fireworks tend to be most prevalent during the summertime. Elaborate pyrotechnic displays may be part of Independence Day celebrations or… Read More...
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Monthly Column from Attorney General…

KENTUCKY (7/1/15) — As your Attorney General, I have always kept my promise to push back on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed policies and plans… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/1/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday June 30, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 11 - 17 - 34 - 43 - 50… Read More...
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KPSC Approves Settlement Reached in…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — Stating that the unanimous settlement agreement reached by the parties to the LG&E and KU rates cases was "fair, just and… Read More...
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PSC Approves Settlement in KU, LG&E…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/30/15) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission has approved a settlement that reduces the base rate increases sought by Louisville Gas and… Read More...
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MCC Advising, Registration Day – July 9

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — The Madisonville Community College Enrollment Center will host a special Advising and Registration Day from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.,… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/30/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday June 29, 2015. Pick 3 Monday Midday 0 - 8 - 3 Monday… Read More...
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Kentucky State Parks Holding Open House…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/30/15) — The Kentucky State Parks are holding an open house July 15 aimed at educators interested in finding out more about the educational… Read More...

Webster County Obituaries

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RC Edwards 90, of Clay

WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. — RC Edwards 90, of Clay, KY died on Saturday July 4th, 2015 to go be home with his wife Helen Marie Hopper Edwards, that died earlier in the week. Funeral services will be held at 11am on Monday July 6, 2015 at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon, KY. Min.…

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Ham Brings World a Little Closer

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/4/15) — Today’s communication methods are nothing new to seasoned ham radio operators, who have… Read More

Heavy Rains Flood Streets Around Town

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/4/15) ― Heavy downpours not only have put a damper on July 4 weekend activities, but caused travel… Read More
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