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McLean County Sheriff's Reports Released - Sept. 25

September 25, 2017
MCLEAN COUNTY, Ky. (9/25/17) — The McLean County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today. Nicholas M. Nation, 23 of Henderson was charged Sept. 23 with DUI and open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle. Dillon M. Browning, 20 of…

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Henderson County Remains First in 2nd Region Volleyball Poll

September 25, 2017 Steve LeMaster
HENDERSON, Ky. (9/25/17) — Henderson County remains ranked first in the latest 2nd Region Poll released by the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association (KVCA). Top-ranked Henderson…
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Paul Holds Press Conference on Health…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (9/25/17) — U.S. Senator and physician Rand Paul held a press conference today to discuss the Graham/Cassidy health care legislation and his vision for health care reform including expanding the availability of group insurance. The following press conference can be viewed on the YouTube video below: SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Dr. Rand Paul
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Lourdes and Mercy Health to Offer Free…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (9/25/17) — Lourdes and Mercy Health along with McCracken County Library are hosting a Free Flu Shot Clinic 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 7 from at McCracken County Library. Vaccinations will be provided by Lourdes nurses. No insurance is required. Vaccinations will be administered through the influenza shot to anyone six months of age or older. Minors will need to be accompanied by…
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Geopolitics, What is It Good For?…

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KENTUCKY (9/25/17) — In January, Robert Kahn of the Council on Foreign Relations wrote in Global Economics Monthly: “Markets showed impressive resilience in the face of a range of geopolitical shocks in 2016, but recent market moves suggest this year could be different…It should be the year that global geopolitical risks provide the volatility in markets that I, and many other economists, have…
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October Bullying Prevention Month

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KENTUCKY (9/25/17) — October is Bullying Prevention Month and the Kentucky Center for School Safety is proud to announce this year's Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 15-21, 2017. Together we can "Get Involved and Get it Solved, STOP the Bullying!" KCSS stands on the belief that everybody should enjoy school equally and be treated with respect. Community members, educators, students and…
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UK Researchers Explore Archaic Greek…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/25/17) — This summer, a team of University of Kentucky archeologists explored two previously unknown archaic Greek sites in Calabria, Italy’s southernmost region, one of which may be the largest Greek mountain fort yet uncovered in that area of the country. The findings deepen scholarly understanding of Greek territorial organization in the toe of Italy, and of the interstate…
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Lt. Gov. Completes Tour of 25 Counties…

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KENTUCKY (9/25/17) — Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton completed a tour of 25 counties across Kentucky last week to meet with high school students and promote the 2018 Lt. Gov.’s Entrepreneurship Challenge. The LGEC is a pitch competition for all Kentucky high school students grades 9-12. Its goal is to introduce students to a realistic business environment, highlight entrepreneurial values, promote…
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Attention Photographers: State…

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KENTUCKY (9/25/17) — The Kentucky Department of Tourism and the Kentucky Department of Parks is launching the 32nd year of the state’s ColorFall program. The ColorFall website, kentuckytourism.com/seasons/, highlights peak foliage viewing areas and exciting autumn events across Kentucky. Kentuckians and visitors are also encouraged to use the hashtag, #kycolorfall to upload any fall photographs…
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Pet of the day is Brodie

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KENTUCKY (9/25/2017) Pet of the day Brodie. Oh my! Isn't Brodie the most handsome guy you've seen?! Brodie is around 2 years old and LOVES to smile! Even in the shelter Brodie is the happiest guy and lets nothing get him down. Brodie wants nothing more than someone to curl up on the couch with and cuddle, I mean seriously, this guy gives the best cuddles ever. With proper introduction Brodie…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Excitement Over…

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KENTUCKY (9/24/17) — I’m trying to pace myself. I know the deer season can get long and tiresome. It can also really mess with work and family… and life. So, right now, it’s better for me to hold off just a little longer before I make the turn from regular human to deer hunter. If my trail cameras would have shown me pictures of nicer bucks, I would do my work now. But smaller bucks will not get…
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DAVE SAYS: Helping Parents Financially…

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KENTUCKY (9/24/17) — This week, Dave counsels a young man about helping parents with financial problem. Dear Dave, I graduated from college two years ago, and I have a good job making $60,000. I have about $10,000 in student loan debt, but my mom and dad have a real issue with their roof. It’s leaking in places to the point they have to set buckets around to catch the water, and I’ve gotten…
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DOCJT Announces 28 Officers Graduate…

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RICHMOND, Ky. (9/23/17) – Twenty-eight law enforcement officers from agencies across the state graduated Friday from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training. The graduates of Class 485 completed 23 weeks of training, which consisted of 923 hours of recruit-level instruction. Major training areas included homeland security, law offenses and procedures, vehicle…
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UK Markey Physicians 1st to Perform…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/23/17 ­– Physicians at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center are the first to perform a unique procedure to treat a rare and persistent type of ovarian cancer. Surgical oncologist Dr. Lauren Baldwin and radiation oncologist Dr. Jonathan Feddock collaborated on the procedure, which involved resecting the tumor and installing a special internal radiation device known as…
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Pet of the day is Neicie

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KENTUCKY (9/22/17) — Pet of the day is Neicie. Meet Neicie!! Neicie is a 5 month domestic short hair girl that is as sweet as the day is long. Neicie loves to run and play. Neicie would do very well in just about any home, she does not mind other cats and loves to play with them. Neicie also loves squeaky toys and anything that rolls! If you are interested in meeting Neicie, come by the shelter…
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Frenchburg Man Charged with Internet…

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FRENCHBURG, Ky. (9/22/17) — Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Ryan A. Yarber, 19, yesterday on charges related to a sexual performance by a minor. Yarber was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after receiving a complaint that Yarber was having an inappropriate…
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CSX Work Schedule Update: Webster,…

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WESTERN Ky. (9/22/17) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced CSX Railroad is continuing highway, road and street closures for rail crossing upgrades at several locations through parts of Webster, Hopkins and Christian counties on the following schedule. OpenSlaughters-Elmwood Road near Slaughters in Webster CountyBreton Road near Slaughters in Webster CountyKY 1581/Pride Ave in…
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KSP Post 1 Looking to Hire…

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MAYFIELD, Ky. (9/22/17) – The Kentucky State Police is accepting applications for the position of Telecommunicator I for Post 1 in Mayfield. Post 1 currently has three telecommunicator positions vacant. Post 1 serves Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken and Trigg Counties. The position is responsible for dispatching police, fire and EMS…

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Wilda Adcox, 98 of Island

September 25, 2017
ISLAND, Ky. (9/25/17) — Wilda Adcox, 98, of Island, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 24 in Owensboro. Wilda Ghee Penrod was born Aug. 8, 1919 in Island to the late Edwin Marion and Etha Hanna Eaton Penrod. Wilda was married to Robert Eastwood,…

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