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Ohio County District Court Fines - Aug. 17

August 17, 2018
OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (8/1/18) — The following fines were recently handed down in Ohio County District Court: Jerrod Davidson, no motorcycle operator’s license and no/expired registration plates, $168. Steven F. Richards, speeding over limited access, $168.…

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Daviess County Downs Owensboro Catholic, 49-26

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/18/18) — Host Daviess County shook a slow start to pull away to defeat rival Owensboro Catholic 49-26 in a high school football season opener at Reid Stadium on…
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Bevin Directs Flags Lowered to Half…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/18/18) — Gov. Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half staff today, Aug. 18 in honor of a Kentucky serviceman, who was killed in action during the Korean War but whose remains were only recently identified. PFC Joe Stanton Elmore, 20, died on Dec. 2, 1950 in Changjim County, Hamgyeong Province, North Korea. A member of Company A, 1st…
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Neuroscience Coodinator Named for…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (8/17/18) — Chapman Offutt, RN, has been named Neuroscience Coordinator for Baptist Health Paducah. Offutt’s duties include managing the hospital’s stroke program as a Primary Stroke Center and providing education to EMS partners and the community. Offutt has worked at Baptist since 2009, most recently as an Emergency department nurse. He previously worked at Mercy Regional EMS and…
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KSP Reminds Motorists to 'Drive Sober…

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KENTUCKY (8/17/18) — As the Labor Day weekend approaches, families and friends are making plans to celebrate the end of the summer. Sadly, this festive time has also become a dangerous time for motorists, as many impaired drivers get behind the wheel. For this reason, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Office of Highway Safety, the Kentucky State Police and local law enforcement agencies are…
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Baptist Health Paducah September Events…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (8/16/18) — Baptist Health Paducah has announced the following events scheduled in September: Parkinson’s Support Group9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 and Sept. 19, Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah. Phone 270.575.2721 for more information. Multiple Myeloma Support Group6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, Radiation therapy conference room, Ray & Kay…
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JIM WATERS: Welfare-to-Work Programs…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
KENTUCKY (8/16/18) — First, the good news: Kentucky’s unemployment rate is among the lowest ever. Then, bad news: Kentucky’s unemployment rate is among the lowest ever. How can historically low unemployment rates be bad news? While more job opportunities than ever exist across the commonwealth with 10s of thousands of positions unfilled in the commonwealth, more Kentuckians fail to take advantage…
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Paper Products Manufacturer to Create…

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WESTERN KENTUCKY (8/16/18) — Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Global Win Wickliffe, a Chinese-owned paper products manufacturer, will reopen the former Verso Corp. mill in western Kentucky’s Ballard County with a $150 million investment expected to create 500 full-time jobs. “Global Win Wickliffe will be a tremendous addition to West Kentucky, and the 500 jobs associated with the reopening of this…
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Man Charged with Raping Child in the…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MORGANFIELD, Ky. (8/16/18) — A nine-month investigation that stemmed from alleged sex crimes dating back to the early 1980s has resulted in the indictment of a 66-year-old Gibson County, Indiana man. A Union County grand jury returned the indictment Aug. 7 against Roger D. Dailey of Owensville on the charges of first-degree rape and first-degree sexual abuse (victim younger than 12). Kentucky…
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USDA Purchases $50 Million in Milk to…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/15/18) — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles applauded the announcement that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will purchase 11-13 million gallons of milk from dairy farmers for $50 million and distribute it to food banks across the nation. “This announcement is a much-needed shot in the arm for the dairy industry,” Commissioner Quarles said. “I was honored to appeal to the…
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MARKET COMMENTARY: Talking Turkey

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KENTUCKY (8/15/18) — Let’s talk Turkey. So, how did a country that represents just about 1.4 percent of the world’s economy spark a global selloff? Turkey was once a rising star. The country’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan took office in 2003 and his “conservative, pro-business policies helped pull the country back from an economic crisis,” reported Financial Times. As Turkey’s economy…
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Princeton Police Reports - Aug. 14

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PRINCETON, Ky. (8/14/18) — The Princeton Police Department recently released the following reports: Vannessa S. Harris, 60 of Mechanic Street was cited to court Aug. 9 on the charge of theft by unlawful taking less than $500. Officers responded at 1:35 p.m. Aug. 11 to a report of a vehicle leading a horse on West Market Street. When police located the vehicle and stopped it at the Ideal Market on…
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Social Security Matters: Reader…

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KENTUCKY (8/14/18) — In this week’s Ask Rusty column, a reader offers elaborated advice on a recent question answered by Rusty. Ask Rusty – File Early and Invest vs Wait to File Dear Rusty: I read your article entitled “Doing a Breakdown Analysis” and noted that the article was in response to a reader question about when to take Social Security Benefits. The writer commented “I’m in pretty good…
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Ag Commissioner Reports Voluntary Ag…

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KENTUCKY (8/14/18) — Kentucky farmers made $612,106.42 in voluntary donations to the Ag Tag Program in the 2018 fiscal year ended June 30, the second-highest total in the history of the program, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced. “Once again, Kentucky farmers have stepped up to the plate for the future of Kentucky’s agriculture industry,” Commissioner Quarles said. “I am grateful to…
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2 Baptist Health Hospitals Rank in Top…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (8/14/18) — Baptist Health has two of Kentucky’s top three hospitals -- Baptist Health Lexington, ranked second, and Baptist Health Louisville, ranked third -- in the 2018-19 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Baptist Health Louisville was also named No. 1 in Metro Louisville – the sixth time in seven years that it has been either No. 1 or tied for No. 1. Both…
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Ky. Lawmakers Review VA Suicide…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/14/18) — An average of 20 veterans kill themselves every day. That was a statistic federal and state veteran affairs officials kept coming back to while testifying about suicide prevention programs available to Kentucky’s 300,000 veterans at yesterday’s meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection. “Within our veterans’ community,…
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Violence Against Women Grants Open for…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/14/18) — Kentucky Justice Secretary John Tilley announced today that $1.9 million in funding is available through the STOP Violence Against Women Act Grant Program. The application period officially opens Aug. 14. VAWA funds may be used to develop and strengthen law enforcement, prosecution, judicial strategies and victim services in cases throughout Kentucky that involve…
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Legislator's Column by Melinda Gibbons…

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KENTUCKY (8/13/18) — STATE PENSION UPDATE. As many of you may already know, on June 20 Judge Philip Shepherd ruled that the “way” or the “process” by which SB 151 was passed was unconstitutional. The Governor requested that Judge Shepherd rule on the content and whether or not what was contained in the bill was unconstitutional; did it violate the inviolable contract? Judge Shepherd declined to…

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Brenda Sue 'Susie' Hudspeth, 67 of Hartford

August 18, 2018
HARTFORD, Ky. (8/18/2018) — Brenda Sue “Susie” Hudspeth, 67 of Hartford passed away Thursday Aug. 16, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Susie was born in Louisville to the late Bessie Hicks and William Earl Bishop. She is survived by her 6 children:…

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