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Traffic Work Planned for Ky. 1543

September 22, 2017
OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (9/22/17) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of Kentucky 1543 in Ohio County on Monday, Sept. 25. KY 1543 will be closed at mile point 3.17 to allow erosion control and backfill work around the North Fork of Muddy…

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10th District Boys' Soccer: Ohio County 9, Muhlenberg County 1

September 22, 2017 Steve LeMaster
HARTFORD, Ky. (9/22/17) — Host Ohio County moved ahead early and eventually pulled away to defeat rival Muhlenberg County 9-1 in a 10th District boys' soccer game on Thursday.…
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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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94-Year-Old Kentuckian Wins Gold…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (9/22/17) — At 94, Charles Riley’s nearly daily routine includes two hours in the gym – 2 miles on the treadmill, 2 miles on the bicycle and a workout in the weight room - and socializing with friends. His ability to continue living life to the fullest is why the Army veteran and former FBI special agent was presented with a Gold Standard Award for Optimal Aging by the University…
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KDAQ Engineers Design Award-Winning…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/22/17) - The Division of Air Quality announced today that it had won national recognition for developing a labor-saving tool for anticipating potential industrial air emissions. Dubbed the Pollutants of Concern or “POC” Table, the new process won a Best Practices Award from the Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies. It has attracted attention from air agencies across the…
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CHFS Unveils New Quality Measures for…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/22/17) – The Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services is collaborating with healthcare associations, advocates, and employers to align quality improvement measures and streamline reporting procedures for healthcare providers across the state. This project will reduce administrative burdens for physicians and provide more uniform data for comparisons. “Quality measures are…
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State Pension Debacle — Taxpayers…

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KENTUCY (9/21/17) — Maybe it’s because I’ve been speaking to Rotarians recently, but I’m thinking stakeholders in Kentucky’s pension fiasco could do a lot worse than adapting and applying Rotary’s Four-Way Test to this crisis — “Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build goodwill and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?” While perusing a copy of the…
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Uniform Headquarters, Baptist Health…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (9/21/17) —The nation’s largest reveal party of a new line of Vera Bradley healthcare apparel will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the Larry Barton Atrium, Baptist Health Paducah . The public is invited to the free event co-hosted by Uniform Headquarters and the hospital. Employees from Baptist Health and other healthcare facilities will model the new apparel during a fashion…
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OPINION: Pre-Existing Medical…

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UNITED STATES (9/21/17) — Ask your Congressman to not penalize Americans who have pre-existing medical conditions. The idea floating around now in Congress that insurance companies will be able to charge higher amounts to Americans who are sick is a bad idea. This is an idea from the medical insurance lobbyists who continue to buy Congress. They hand out millions of dollars in money to the…
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State, Area Unemployment Figures…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/21/17) — Unemployment rates fell in 32 Kentucky counties, stayed the same in three and rose in 85 counties between August 2016 and August 2017, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.5 percent. It was…
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Pet of the day is Sophie

Pet of the day
KENTUCKY (9/21/17) — Pet of the day is Sophie. Meet Sophie! Sophie is a 9 year old domestic short hair who loves attention and her people. Sophie had a home for a long time but due to some changes she had to be returned at no fault of her own. Sophie is looking for a relaxed home where she can live out her golden years with the people she loves, warming their hearts and their laps. Sophie's…
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OPINION: ‘The 401(k) Option You Should…

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KENTUCKY (9/20/17) — There’s a trend among 401(k) participants that keeps me up at night. I hesitate to mention it because if you don’t know about it, that’s one less person who’s losing money. Chances are you’ve heard about it, though. It’s the 401(k) loan. There, I said it. You know about it. Now, let me tell you why it’s such a bad idea. In theory, taking out money from your 401(k) sounds like…
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Reps Pre-File Gaming Bill to Raise…

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KENTUCKY (9/2017) — Taking a step towards addressing the pension shortfall, state representatives Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) and Rick Rand (D-Bedford) have pre-filed legislation today they believe will bring hundreds of millions of dollars into Kentucky through expanded gaming. To be overseen by an expanded Kentucky Lottery Board, the gaming legislation calls for a constitutional amendment to be…

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J.T. Boling SR., 90 of Hartford

September 19, 2017
HARTFORD, Ky. (9/19/17) — J.T. Boling, SR, 90, of Hartford entered into rest on Monday, Sept. 18 at his residence. He was born Nov. 11, 1926 in Ohio County to the late Homer Genius and Blanche Shrader Boling. J.T. retired from Midwestern Gas in Paris, IL and…

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