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Teen Faces Marijuana Trafficking Charge after Vehicle Incident

December 25, 2017
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/25/17) — A Christmas Eve vehicle accident resulted in the arrest of one teenage passenger. Madisonville Police Department reported Marbin Bentis, 30 of Madisonville was driving east along Broadway Street, when he failed to yield right of…

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Third Region Basketball Records

December 25, 2017 Steve LeMaster
THIRD REGION (12/25/17) — Both Breckrinridge County and Owensboro Catholic boast a 9-2 record and share the co-lead for wins among Third Region boys' basketball teams. Owensboro…
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DPH: Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain,…

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KENTUCKY (12/25/17) — As part of the 52 Weeks of Public Health campaign, the Kentucky Department for Public Health within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services is sharing tips on how to Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain, Don’t Gain this holiday season. Eating healthy and sticking to your diet can be especially challenging around the holidays. The Kentucky Department for Public Health is…
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Registration Open for Adventure Quest…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/25/17) — The Kentucky State Parks Family Adventure Quest is ready for its lucky 13th year after record-breaking participation in 2017. The digital photo scavenger hunt for families or friends had 438 teams out snapping photos in parks while tracking down objects, buildings, and facts to fill up their challenge booklets. Registration for 2018 is now open online or registration…
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UK Grad Finds Home, Purpose at UK…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (12/24/17) — Martha Tillson made several attempts to attend college post-high school but never felt like she had a home or purpose at either of the schools she attended. After deciding to leave higher education and her home in New England behind, she spent the better part of the next eight years of her life hitchhiking across the United States. Taking to the road with a backpack,…
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BVI, Johnston-Hanson Contribute to LBLA…

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LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, Ky. (12/24/17) — The Bicentennial Volunteers Inc., a group of TVA retirees organized in 1975; and the Johnston-Hanson Foundation,a Spokane, Washington, group which supports educational efforts, have recently contributed $3,000 and $2,000, respectively, to the Land Between the Lakes Association’s School Trip Grant Fund, a program which provides financial support for schools to…
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DAVE SAYS: Partners in LLC May Not Be…

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KENTUCKY (12/24/17) — In this week’s Dave Says, Dave discusses the possibility of being liable for debts in an LLC and encourages couple that just lost their jobs. Dear Dave, My father-in-law started a business as an LLC few years ago. He named all his daughters owners, with him owning the majority share. The business failed, and now he is being sued by creditors. He told the family these…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: God Has Perfect Timing

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KENTUCKY (12/24/17) — Timing is everything. Have you ever just felt like you were out of sync with what was going on in the woods or on the water? Sometimes it seems that on the days you can go fishing, the weather is terrible or the fish are uncooperative. And on the days you can’t go or just decide not to go, those are the days limits are caught in the first hour. It’s the same with hunting. It…
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World's Largest CBD Extraction Plant to…

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KENTUCKY (12/22/17) — The first cannabidiol (CBD) isolate commercial processing plant in the U.S. is planned to be built in western Kentucky. Kentucky Department of Agriculture permits were issued yesterday. Kings Royal Biotech of Kentucky has partnered with an industrial hemp development company from China, which produces the only commercially produced pharmaceutical grade (99 percent) CBD…
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/19/17) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following report today: Cody Wright of Providence was charged Dec. 20 with failure to pay (Webster County). SurfKY NewsInformation provided by HCSO
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KLC: Ky. Businesses Set Record Low…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/22/17) — Officials from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet have hailed recent reports by the federal government that show continued improvement in workplace safety in Kentucky, including the lowest rate of nonfatal incidents recorded in the Commonwealth’s history. According to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Kentucky’s rate of recordable nonfatal occupational…
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Hopkins Democratic Party Workshop Jan. 6

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/22/17) — Hopkins County Democratic Party is hosting a Candidate Workshop on campaign basics Jan. 6 at the Hopkins County-Madisonville Library meeting room A, 425 E. Center St., Madisonville. The workshop beings at noon for anyone interested in running for political office or has questions about the May 22 Democratic Primary or Nov. 6 General Election. The Primary Election…
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Pilot Program to Allow Utilities to…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/22/17) - The Kentucky Infrastructure Authority board approved a pilot program to finance equipment from Kentucky’s Federal Surplus Property program. The financing makes low interest loans available for Kentucky drinking and wastewater utilities to purchase from a select-list of equipment. This pilot program will present new opportunities to obtain necessary infrastructure…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/21/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Barry W. Barnes of Madisonville was charged Dec. 20 with possession of synthetic drugs (second or subsequent offense) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Terrence L. Campbell of Madisonville was charged Dec. 20 with convicted felon in possession of a handgun. Blair J. Brown of Madisonville was…
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/21/17) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Allen W. Moore of Cadiz was charged Dec. 20 with third-degree burglary and possession of burglary tools. Monica P. Gunn of Dawson Springs was charged Dec. 20 with DUI (aggravated), rear license not illuminated, failure to maintain required insurance and no registration plates. Cheryl Horton of…
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Revised State Unemployment Report for…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/21/17) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary November unemployment rate was 4.7 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for November 2017 was down from the revised 5.0 percent reported for October 2017. The preliminary November 2017…
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Flu Now Considered 'Widespread' in…

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KENTUCKY (12/21/17) — Department for Public Health officials, within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, now report “widespread” flu for the first time this flu season. Widespread activity is the highest level of flu activity, which indicates increased flu-like activity or flu outbreaks in at least half of the regions in the state. The traditional flu season lasts from October through…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/20/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Alexander Andrew Nesterowich of Madisonville was charged Dec. 19 with falsely reporting an incident and first-degree possession of a controlled substance. Julia M. Mackey of Madisonville was charged Dec. 19 with DUI and illegal possession of a legend drug. Raymond H. Dunlap of Madisonville was…

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Barbara Jean Green, 66 of Clarksville

December 22, 2017
CLARKSVILLE, Tn. (12/22/17) — Barbara Jean Green, 66 passed Dec. 17, in Clarksville. Services are at 1 p.m. Saturday Dec. 23, at Oak Grove Baptist Church with visitation from 10 a.m. until service time. Mason & Sons Funeral Home is entrusted with…

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