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Suit Claims Registered Voters in Ky. Outnumber its Adult Population

June 22, 2018
KENTUCKY (6/22/18) — An Agreed Order has been reached in a Nov. 14, 2017 lawsuit against Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes by Judicial Watch, a conservative, non-partisan, non-profit group in Washington, D.C. The lawsuit charges Secretary…

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Muhlenberg County-Dubois County Game to be Made Up July 6

June 23, 2018 Steve LeMaster
GREENVILLE, Ky. (6/23/18) — The Muhlenberg County-Dubois County game slated for Friday, June 22 has been rescheduled for Friday, July 6. The upcoming Muhlenberg County-Dubois…
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42 New KSP Troopers Sworn In

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/23/18) — The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 42 new troopers at ceremonies held in Frankfort today. Their addition to the force brings the agency’s strength to a total of 874 troopers serving the citizens of the Commonwealth. Lt. Gov Jenean Hampton told the new troopers that they were coming on board during a time when the need for them was greater than ever.…
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Broccoli Casserole Easily Transported…

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KENTUCKY (6/23/18) — Casseroles are not only great winter recipes, but also handy crockpot meals to avoid heating up the oven when summer temperatures soar. Another advantage to these types of meals is they can easily be expanded to serve extended family. Also, when prepared using a slow cooker, these meals can be easily transported to a friends’ potluck or relative’s home. Beloved for their…
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Kentucky's 1st District Joins TVC…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (6/23/18) — Following the request of U.S. Rep. Comer, Kentucky’s First District officially joined the Tennessee Valley Corridor, an award-winning, non-profit, regional economic development organization. The TVC seeks to leverage existing federal missions in its service area to support economic development and private sector job growth by connecting people, ideas and…
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Tips Offered on Making Homemade Ice…

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KENTUCKY (6/23/18) — Ice cream is a favorite dessert across the globe. The average American consumes more than 23 pounds of ice cream per year, says the International Dairy Foods Association. Even though a trip to the local ice cream parlor can yield many different opportunities to indulge, making ice cream at home is easier than one may believe. Also, creating homemade ice cream can be a fun way…

Farm-to-Table Foods Provide Multiple…

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KENTUCKY (6/23/18) — Few things are more satisfying than biting into a fresh tomato right from the garden or seasoning a meal with herbs picked from a windowsill greenhouse. Restaurants recognize the value of such experiences, and more and more are relying on locally sourced products in their kitchens. The farm-to-table movement is not new, but it has gained momentum as consumers become…
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State Releases State May Unemployment…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/21/18) - Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between May 2017 and May 2018, rose in Owen and Spencer counties and remained the same in Oldham County, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 2.9 percent. It was…

Rand Paul's Neighbor Receives 30-Day…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (6/22/18) — A Bowling Green man was sentenced to 30 days imprisonment and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine for assaulting a member of Congress last year, the U.S. Attorney for for the Southern District of Indiana reported. Rene A. Bourcher, 60, was sentenced last week. U.S. Attorney Josh J. Minkler said, “Assaulting a member of Congress is an offense we take very seriously.”…

W. Ky. Areas under Severe Thunderstorm…

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WESTERN Ky. (6/21/18) — The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a severe thunderstorm watch through 9 p.m. for Christian, Hopkins McLean, Muhlenberg, Todd and Webster counties. A watch means conditions are favorable for the development of a severe thunderstorm that could include damaging winds, hail, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall. SurfKY News

Sen. Ridley: U.S. Supreme Court…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/21/18) — Sen. Dorsey Ridley, a Henderson Democrat, reports the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court will allow states to require online retailers to collect tax revenue owed to them. Ridley reported he has been working through the Kentucky General Assembly, its leaders and past governors to get to this stage, which will result in added revenue for the commonwealth. “This is a big…

JIM WATERS: Judge Hides Behind Black…

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KENTUCKY (6/21/18) — Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd’s ruling that pension-reform legislation passed on the 57th day of this year’s 60-day General Assembly session is unconstitutional because it allegedly didn’t get three readings in both the state House and Senate is wobbly and less than courageous. Senate Bill 151 received three readings in the Senate and two in the House in its…

GLENN MOLLETTE: Border Pain and Our…

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KENTUCKY (6/21/18) — Lots of outrage has been seen and heard around America over the treatment of families illegally entering the United States. President Trump has signed an executive order to keep the families together. I'm not sure where Americans want to keep these families who took a great risk to enter our country hoping to gain entrance quickly and illegally. It did not work out for them.…
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BILL ADCOCK'S BLOG: Atheists Targeted…

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KENTUCKY (6/19/18) — The atheists wanting freedom from religion are trying to lasso America’s military as well as the public schools. The U.S. Navy has stood up and rejected their demand to remove the Bible from a respected custom among the military ranks .. the Missing Man Table. This is a long-held tradition honoring the MIA, POW or KIA in America’s military service. This custom was on display…

New Ag Certification Added to High…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/18/18) — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles today announced a state partnership that will open a new career path for Kentucky high school students. The Kentucky Department of Education has added Agricultural Pesticide Applicator Certification to the list of qualified KDE industry certifications in a partnership with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. The certification…
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2018 Summer Scrub Commonwealth Cleanup…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/18/18) — Throughout the Commonwealth, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Adopt-a-Highway volunteers will participate in the scheduled 2018 Summer Scrub cleanup between now and Sunday, June 24. Volunteer groups are eligible to submit their Adopt-a-Highway projects for entry in Gov. Matt Bevin’s Beautify the Bluegrass contest, sponsored by Kentucky Living. Summer Scrub is an annual…
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KENTUCKY (6/18/18) — Deal or no deal? Last week opened with heightened trade tensions between the United States and its allies. It closed with the United States imposing new tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods. The Chinese declared it was the start of a trade war, reported Financial Times. U.S. markets largely ignored the potential impact of trade wars on multiple fronts. Barron’s reported…



Daniel Ray Dockery of Hartford

June 22, 2018
HARTFORD, Ky. (6/22/2018) — It is with great sadness that the family of Daniel Ray Dockery, announces that after 4 ½ years, his long fought battle with cancer has ended at 12:03 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19. A graveside service was held in honor of Daniel at…

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