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Police seeking missing 'critical adult' in Owensboro

January 02, 2020
OWENSBORO, Ky. (1/2/20) — Owensboro Police Department is seeking information to find a missing adult. OPD reported this evening that Tyler Todd, 52, went missing from the Owensboro area today. Todd is described as a white male at 6-feet and 185 pounds, with…
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Sports

West Kentucky Archery Complex to host indoor state tournament

January 02, 2020 Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/2/20) — West Kentucky Archery Complex will host the Kentucky State Archery Association Indoor State Tournament February 29-March 1. For more information on…
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Madisonville Police Department reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/2/20) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Jennifer Lynn Adamski of Evansville, Indiana was charged Jan. 2 with fugitive from another state (Warrick County, Indiana). Dalton T. Weaver of Madisonville was charged Jan. 1 with failure to appear in court. Reece C. Cotton of Nortonville was charged Jan. 1 with failure to appear. Billy R. Virge of…

Mather named Ky. CHFS Inspector General

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/2/20) — Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Acting Secretary Eric Friedlander has announced that Adam Mather has been appointed the agency’s Inspector General. Friedlander said Mather is an excellent choice to serve in the job. “Adam brings leadership and attention to detail to the position of Inspector General, and he will ensure accountability and integrity…

Ky. AG requests FBI investigation of…

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KENTUCKY (1/2/20) — Earlier today, Kentucky Senate Minority Leader Morgan McGarvey and Rep. Chris Harris received confirmation that Attorney General Daniel Cameron has made a formal request for an investigation of former Gov. Matt Bevin’s pardons by the FBI. The following is a joint statement from McGarvey and Harris: "We want to thank Attorney General Cameron for formally requesting that the FBI…

Donald 'Donnie' Ray Stevens, 68 of…

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HANSON, Ky., — Donald 'Donnie' Ray Stevens, 68 of Hanson passed away Monday December 30 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday January 3 at Barnett Strother Funeral Home in Madisonville with Rev. William Bruce officiating. Burial will follow at Olive Branch Cemetery in Hanson. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday and after 11:00 a.m. Friday until…

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Jan.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/2/20) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Randy L. Payne of Providence was charged Dec. 21 with third-degree criminal trespassing. William Whitsell of Mortons Gap was charged Dec. 23 with failure to appear in court. Connie Love of Mortons Gap was charged Dec. 23 with public intoxication (excludes alcohol). Garrison Simpson of Lagrange was…

KSP Post 2 reports traffic safety…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/2/20) — Kentucky State Police offers periodic reminders to drivers who travel highways. KSP says the agency strives daily to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Some of these proactive measures include various traffic safety checkpoints and saturating known problematic areas in the district through general patrol tactics. Troopers utilize traffic safety checkpoints to…

Early morning fire claims life in…

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EDMONSON COUNTY, Ky. (1/1/20) — Kentucky State Police Post 3 in Bowling Green was contacted by Edmonson County Dispatch regarding a possible fatal residential fire at 2916 William Simmons Road in Edmonson County early this morning. Multiple fire departments responded to the scene and extinguished the residential fire, KSP reported. Warren Kessinger, 66 of Bowling Green, was found deceased in the…

AAA: Kentucky gas prices end 2019 on a…

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KENTUCKY (1/1/20) — Gas prices in West Central Kentucky are five cents cheaper this week at $2.349, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. On the week, the majority of Great Lakes and Central states have more expensive averages, with Michigan (+12 cents), Ohio (+9 cents), Indiana (+8 cents) and Illinois (+7 cents) seeing the largest jumps, which land these states on the 10 top list of…

KSP Post 16 reports traffic safety…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (1/1/20) — Kentucky State Police Post 16 reports troopers are conducting traffic safety checkpoints in Henderson, Daviess, Union, McLean, Ohio and Hancock counties. The purpose of the checkpoints is to focus on public safety through general patrol tactics. Troopers report they will be watching for impaired drivers, vehicle equipment deficiencies, registration and valid licensing.…

Social Security Matters column — Jan.…

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KENTUCKY (1/1/20) — Ask Rusty: Should I Claim Social Security At 63? Dear Rusty: I’m 63 years old. What are the benefits or negatives of retiring now? How do I begin the process? Signed: Tired of Working Dear Tired: Your first question is quite open-ended, but I can give you the basics. Your Social Security benefit is based upon something called your “primary insurance amount” (PIA), which is the…

Madisonville Police Department reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/31/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Lisa A. Smalley of Clay was charged Dec. 31 with two counts of failure to appear in court (Webster County). Courtney L. Dukes of Earlington was charged Dec. 26 with failure to appear. Patrick T. Bean of Nortonville was charged Dec. 30 with two counts of failure to appear. SurfKY News

BILL ADCOCK BLOG: Religion in the news

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KENTUCKY (12/31/19) — Newsmax’s online Dec. 30, 2019 edition reported: “Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said he would nominate Barack Obama to the Supreme Court if he won the White House next year — and if the 44th president wanted the job.” The New York Times wrote “Biden told (this to) a voter at a campaign stop in Iowa.” Now, add to the mixture just what a new Gallop Poll reported.…
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Madisonville Police Department reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/30/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Roger Floyd Hemmer of Beech Creek was charged Dec. 29 with driving on a suspended or revoked license and failure to appear in Muhlenberg County court. Benjamin Donald Gunn of Madisonville was charged Dec. 29 with failure to appear, first-degree possession of a controlled substance…

GLENN MOLLETTE: 'The trial of Trump and…

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KENTUCKY (12/30/19) — Everything Jesus said and did was twisted by the religious elite of his day to bring charges against him. Charges that amounted to nothing, but they pushed the charges until he was brought to trial where he was found guilty of nothing. The mean, wicked, sadly religious people who hated Jesus were willing to say and twist anything to eliminate him and so they did - they…

JAMES COMER: 'Reflecting on a busy 2019'

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KENTUCKY (12/30/19) — As we move into the new year, I’ve been reflecting on what we have accomplished in 2019 on behalf of the 1st Congressional District. Every time I returned to Kentucky throughout 2019, I heard loud and clear the priorities of my constituents, which have been to enact policies that put working Americans first. While this year has offered unique challenges in a time of rising…

DAVE SAYS: 'Starting off on the right…

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KENTUCKY (12/29/19) — In this week's "Dave Says" column, he provides tips for a successful marriage: Dear Dave, I’m getting married next summer. My fiancé and I are in agreement about how to handle money, and we both follow your plan. Do you recommend pre-marital counseling? If so, what do you feel are some of the important areas of agreement for couples before they get married? Allison Dear…

Obituaries

Shirley Ross Brown, Vietnam War vet, 72 of Clay

January 02, 2020
WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (1/2/20) — Shirley Ross Brown, 72 of Clay, died Wednesday at Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran, serving as military police. Brown recently retired after 15 years of service at Webster County…
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    Jan 02, 2020
  • Paul L. Gager, 52 of Henderson

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  • William ‘Bruce’ Miller, 62 of Belton

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    Jan 02, 2020
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    Jan 02, 2020
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  • Hazel Irene Hunt Knight, 91 of Drakesboro

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    Dec 31, 2019
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    Dec 31, 2019
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    Dec 31, 2019
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    Dec 31, 2019
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