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KY TAX REFUNDS
03/27/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SAYS THEY HAVE RETURNED  MORE THAN  302-MILLION DOLLARS IN REFUNDS TO
KENTUCKY  TAX PAYERS….

THE DEPARTMENT HAS RECEIVED OVER   ONE-POINT-ONE MILLION TAX RETURNS….. WITH OVER ONE MILLION OF THOSE
RETURNS HAVING BEEN PROCESSED….. NEARLY  98-PERCENT OF THE RETURNS WERE FILED ELECTRONICALLY…..AND KEEP
IN MIND THE DEADLINE TO FILE TAX RETUNS IS APRIL 18TH…..

THIS YEAR….THE DEPARTMENT REQUIRED SOME TAXPAYERS TO TAKE A THREE-QUESTION ON-LINE QUIZ…..BEFORE FILING
THEIR RETURN……
THE QUIZ IS DESIGNED TO VERITY TAXPAYERS’ IDENTITY AND COMBAT SCAMS….. ANYONE WHO FAILS  THE QUIZ…..MUST SUBMIT
ADDITIONAL IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS…….



TRAUGHBER MECHANICAL EXPANDING
03/27/17

TRAUGHBER MECHANICAL SERVICES….A CUSTOM  STEEL FABRICATION AND MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR IN FRANKLIN……IS
EXPANDING….

THEY WILL ADD SIX-THOUSAND SQUARE FEET TO THEIR CURRENT LOCATION…. INCREASING THE SIZE OF THE BUILDING TO
ALMOST 19-THOUSAND SQUARE FEET…. AND THE EXPANSION WILL CREATE  10 NEW JOBS……

TRAUGHBER LOCATED IN FRANKLIN IN 1992…..



DIRT BIKE ACCIDENT
03/27/17

AN EIGHT  YEAR OLD WAS FLOWN TO NASVHILLE   FOLLOWING A DIRT BIKE ACCIDENT YESTERDAY…..ON SOUTH  MCELWAIN  
ROAD…..

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIF’S DEPARTMENT SAYS THE EIGHT YEAR OLD TOLD THEM  THE  SUN WAS IN  HIS EYES….AS HE
TRIED TO TURN AROUND….WHEN HE WAS STRUCK BY A VEHICLE…..

THE EIGHT YEAR OLD’S INJURES AREN’T LIFE THREATEHING AND T HE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE WASN’T INJURED…………



FATAL-ADAIR
03/27/17

AN ACCIDENT IN ADAIR COUNTY CLAIMED A LIFE….

STATE POLICE SAY  TWO-THOUSAND-THREE FORD TRUCK  STRUCK  A GUARDRAIL AT THE INTER-SECTION OF KENTUCKY  55
AND KENTUCKY  FIVE-51…..AND CAUGHT FIRE…

THE REMAINS  OF THE OPERATOR WER DISCOVERED IN THE VEHICLE AFTER THE FIRE  WAS EXTINGUISHED…..

NO OTHER INFORMATION ON THE ACCIDENT HAS BEEN RELEASED…..



SPORTS
027/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT RUSSELLVILLE THIS AFTERNOON….
AND THE PATRIOT  VARSITY  AND JUNIOR VARSITY  BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON LOGAN COUNTY…..







ANDERSON
3/25/17

69 YEAR OLD LINDA ANDERSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY… FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT 3 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WALKER’S CHAPEL CEMETERY…
VISITATION BEGINS AT 4 MONDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME… EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS TO HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…

SHE IS SURVIVED BY 1 SON AND DAUGHTER IN LAW… DANNY RAY AND SHELLEY CHEATHAM OF SCOTTSVILLE…. 2 DAUGHTERS
AND SONS IN LAW… PAULA AND ERIC TINDLE OF SHEPARDSVILLE… AND MICHELLE AND ROBERT OSBORNE OF
TAYLORSVILLE… 1 BROTHER AND SISTER IN LAW… MIKE AND VIRGINIA GAW OF FOUNTAIN RUN… 1 SISTER… NANCY DOYLE OF
FLORIDA….8 GRANDCHILDREN AND 4 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…


KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS
03/24/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR FEBRUARY  WAS  
FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT….WHICH WAS  ONE-TENTH  OF A PERCENT LOWER THAN  JANUARY’S FIVE-PERCENT…..

THE FEBRUAY TWENTY-17 JOBLESS WAS  ALSO  THREE-TENTHS OF PERCENT LOWER THAN THE  FIVE-POINT-TWO PERCENT
RECORDED IN FEBRUARY  OF LAST YEAR….
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AND THE  FEBRUARY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS ALSO THREE-TENTHS OF A PERCENT LOWER THAT THE FIVE-POINT TWO-
PERCENT  RECORDED IN FEBRUARY OF LAST YEAR…………



GOUPOL
03/24/17

43 YEAR OLD RONALD DAVID GOUPIL OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..AND
A  MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LADONNA GOUPIL…..TWO SONS; PAYTON AND TAYLOR….AND HIS MOTHER; BONNIE GOUPIL  ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER; RENE GOUPIL OF TENNESSEE…..A HALF-BROTHER; BRETT GOUPIL…..AND A HALF SISTER;
MARISSA GOUPIL BOTH OF CALIFORNIA……



SPORTS
03/24/17

THE LADY PATRIOT VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAM BEGINS PLAY IN THE RIVERDALE TOURNAMENT   IN MUFREESBORO, TENNESSEE…..
AND THE PATRIOT VARSITY  AND JUNIOR VARSITY  BASEBALL TEAMS ARE  AT HOME TO TAKE ON SOUTH WARREN…..







KY FEDERALLY DEPENDENT
03/22/17

THE PERSONAL FINANCE WEB-SITE…..WALLET-HUB….HAS RELEASED A NEW STUDY COMPARING  THE  50 STATES ON HOW
DEPENDENT THEY ARE ON FEDERAL SUPPORT…..AND THEY FOUND THAT  KENTUCKY  DEPENDS ON FEDERAL SUPPORT MORE
THAN ANY OTHER STATE….

THE  STUDY USED THREE  KEY METRICS FOR THE STUDY…..RETURN ON TAXES PAID TO THE FEDERAL
GOVERNMENT……FEDERAL FUNDING AS A SHARE OF STATE REVENUE…..AND SHARE  OF FEDERAL  JOBS…..

AND THE COMMONWEALH  PLACED  FIFTH   IN THE RETUNN OF TAXES PAID TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND FEDERAL
FUNDING AS A SHARE OF STATE REVENUE….. AND 22ND   IN THE SHARE OF FEDERAL JOBS…..



MED CENTER INFO COMPROMISED
03/22/17

THE MEDICAL CENTER SAYS CERTAIN PATIENT BILLING INFORMAION MAY HAVE BEEN COMPROMISED…..

IN AUGUST TWENTY-14 AND FEBRUARY TWENTY-15…..A FORMER EMPLOYEE OBTAINED THE ENCRYPTED DATA BY IMPLYING
THEY NEEDED IT FOR THEIR JOB DUTIES…..

THE INFORMATION INCLUDED…..NAME….ADDRESS…..SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER…. HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION…..
DIAGNOSIS AND PROCEDURE CODES….AND CHARGES FOR MEDICAL SERVICE….. HOWEVER….PATIENT MEDICAL RECORDS
WERE NOT OBTAINED…..AFFECTED INDIVIDUALS WERE PATIENTS BETWEEN TWENTY-11 AND TWENTY-14 AT THE  MEDICAL
CENTERS  AT SCOTTSVILLE, BOWLING GREEN AND FRANKLIN…. COMMONWEALTH SPECIALITY HOSPITAL….CAL TURNER REHAB
AND SPECIALITY CARE…..AND   MEDICAL CENTER  E-M-S ……

THE MEDICAL CENTER SAYS THEY ARE NOT AWARE OF ANY EVIDENCE INDICTING THE BILLING RECORDS WERE BEING USED TO
CAUSE HARM TO THE INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED..…



ACCIDENT-WARREN
03/22/17

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED AN ACCIDENT AT THE  INTER-SECTION OF NATCHER PARKWAY AND SCOTTSVILLE ROAD THAT
INJURED ONE PERSON….

56 YEAR OLD JAMES JOY OF UTAH WAS APPROACHING THE INTER-SECTION IN HIS TWENTY-14 KENWORTH…..AND DUE TO
BEING INTOXICATED AS-WELL-AS DRIVING DISTRACTED……FAILED TO TURN AND CROSSED SCOTTSVILLE ROAD….STRIKING AN
EARTH EMBANKMENT…..

JOY….WHO WAS NOT WEARING A SEATBELT…WAS TAKEN TO GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL  AND THEN FLOWN TO  SKYLINE
MEDICAL CENTER….
HE WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH DRIVING   UNDER THE INFLUENCE……



SPORTS
03/22/17

THE PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS  HOST BOWLING GREEN……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM BEAT MONROE COUNTY EIGHT TO TWO…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM DOWNED LOGAN COUNTY SEVEN TO TWO…..







SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT
03/21/17

THERE WAS AN ACCIDENT ON BROWNSFORD ROAD YESTERDAY, INVOLVING AN ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL BUS AND
TRACTOR/TRAILER.  THE BUS DRIVER  RECEIVED  A BROKEN NOSE AND CUTS, BUT NO STUDENTS WERE INJURED.



ARREST
03/21/17

THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED  TO SIX-ZERO-FOUR BROWSFORD  ROAD….TO REPORTS OF  29 YEAR
OLD NICHOLAS KING OF TWO-13 SOUTH DIXON….PULLING A FIREARM FROM A HOLSTER AND TELLING TOWING COMPANY
EMPLOYEES WHO WERE TRYING TO REPOSSESS  A SMALL BUILDING ON THE PROPERTY…….THEY HAD 10-MINUTES TO
LEAVE…..OFFICER JULIE ROBINSON LOCATED THE WEAPON…..WHICH WAS A B-B GUN THAT LOOKED LIKE A SMALL BLACK
PISTOL……IN A VEHICLE…...KING WAS CHARGED  WITH MENACING……..

FOLLOWING A TRAFFIC STOP…..OFFICER TREVER THOMPSON CHARGED 36 YEAR OLD MICHAEL  J.  HAMILTON  OF SEVEN-18  
NORTH SEVENTH WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUNCE   AND ONE HEAD LIGHT…..
ON THE SQUARE…..OFFICER  ROBINSON   CHARGED  43 YEAR OLD GREGORY CHAVIS OF THREE-42 SOUTH COURT  WITH
PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE……
AND OFFICER ROBERTSON   SERVED A WARREN COUNTY WARRANT CHARGING WANTON ENDANGERMENT   ON 37 YEAR OLD
JANET PERRY OF SEVEN-15 EAST LOCUST…….



PURSIT
03/21/17

AN ATTEMPTED TRAFFIC  STOP  BY THE ALLEN COUNT YSHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESULTS IN A PURSUIT….

DEPUTY DANNY WILSON  OBSERVED  A VEHICLE  WITH NO TAIL-LIGHTS  TURN ONTO DRY RIDGE ROAD   FROM  VETERANS
MEMORIAL HIGHWAY…..BUT THE VEHICLE….. DRIVEN BY  29 YEAR OLD ROBERT PEDIGO  OF BROWNSVILLE REFUSED TO
STOP…. AN HEADED  SOUTHBOUND ON BOWLING GREEN ROAD WITH  SPEEDS REACHING      90 MILES-PER-HOUR…..
AT THE INTER-SECTION  OF BOWLING GREEN ROAD AND VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY…..THE VEHICLE RAN OFF THE  
ROADWAY AND BACK ON…..THE PURSUIT ENDED ON OLIVER STREET……WHERE THE DRIVER FLED ON FOOT….THE
SCOTTSVILLE  K-NINE UNIT JOINED THE SEARCH AND PEDIGO  WAS LOCATED UNDER AN APARTMENT ON HOLT DRIVE……THE
17 YEAR OLD FEMALE PASSENGER TOLD OFFIERS SHE HAD ASKED NUMBEROUS TIME TO BE LET OUT OF THE VEHICLE…..
PEDIGO WAS CHARGED  WITH TWO COUNTS OF FLEEING OR EVADING  AND TWO COUNTS OF WANTON ENDANGERMENT…..
DEPUTY  WILSON ALSO SERVE A WARREN COUNTY WARRANT CHARGING RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AND A PAROLE
VIOLATION WARRANT ON PEDIGO…..



FLOWER REMOVAL
03/21/17

THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE REQUESTS THAT ALL GROUND FLOWERS BE REMOVED FROM CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..BY
APRILS FIRST….AS MOWING SEASON IS READY TO BEGIN……



BARREN DOCTOR SENTENCED
03/21/17

A CAVE CITY DENTIST AND FORMER BARREN COUNTY MAGISTRATE  HAS BEEN SENTENCED….IN FEDERAL COURT….TO 18
MONTHS IN PRISON FOR OBTAINING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES BY FRAUD……FOR KNOWINGLY AND INTENTIONALLY
DISTRIBUTING AND DISPENSING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OUTSIE THE COURSE OF HIS PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL PRACTIVE….
AND   MEDICAID FRAUD….

DR. CHRIS STEWARD…..WHO IS ALSO A NURSE PRACTITIONER……HAD PLED GUILTY…..
AT SENTENCING……FEDERAL PROSECUTORS MOVED FOR DISMISSAL OF A CHARGE OF IDENTITY THEFT……



SCHOOL BOARD
03/21/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING…..FIRST APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO  A NEW POLICY
REGARDING KINDERGARTERN REIGISTRATION…..SINCE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAVE MOVED THE DATE STUDENTS ARE
ELIBILE TO START KINDERGARTEN….
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THE BOARD ALSO AMENDED THE CURRENT SCHOOL CALENDAR TO MAKE-UP THE ONE DAY THAT HAS BEEN MISSED BECAUSE
OF THE WEATHER…..THE LAST  DAY FOR STUDENTS WAS TO HAVE  BE MAY 18TH……IT WILL NOW BE MAY 19TH…..AND CLOSING
DAY FOR TEACHERS WILL BE MAY 22ND…….



PLANNING AND ZONING
03/21/2017

THE SCOTTSVILLE-ALLEN COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…..

DON RUTHERFORD ANNOUNCED  RESIGNATION AS CHAIRMAN AND FROM THE COMMISSION  EFFECTIVE APRIL 30TH……ROGER
TOWE WAS ELECTED AS THE NEW CHAIR AND   JOHN HALL WAS ELECTED VICE-CHAIR.
A PLAT APROVAL WAS GIVEN TO  LUC GRAVES  FOR THE GRAYSTONE SUBDIVSION… LOCATED ON VETERANS MEMORIAL  
HIGHWAY…..WITH A RECOMMENDATION OF AN INCREASE TO LOT-FOUR TO ACCOUNT FOR A DRAINAGE EASEMENT AREA.  
AMENDMENTS TO  THE SIGN AND BILLBOARD ORDINANCE WERE APPROVED….THESE  INCLUDE POLITICAL SIGNS TO BE NO
LARGER THAN 32 SQUARE FEET…… AND ELECTRONIC MESSAGE SIGNS TO BE NO BRIGHTER THAN 10-THOUSAND  KNITS
DURING THE DAY AND NO BRIGHTER THAN ONE-TOUSAND AT NIGHT…...  



FREEMAN
03/21/17

23 YEAR OLD JARED ELI FREEMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (WED)
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS; ED AND TAMMY FREEMAN…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; LUCAS AND MEGAN
FREEMAN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….THREE COUSINS ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/21/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM PLAYS AT MONROE COUNTY…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL YEAM TRAVELS TO LOGAN COUNTY….
THE TENNIS TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO  SOUTH WARREN….
AND THE TRACK TEAM  GOES TO WARREN EAST…….



THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM TOOK ON  SOUTH WARREN LAST NIGHT….AND DROPPED A 10 TO THREE DECISION TO
SOUTH WARREN

AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..

LOUSIVLE DEFEATED TENNESSEE 75 TO 64…….







WILLOUGHBY
03/24/17

75 YEAR OLD ODEAN WILLOUGHBY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….
FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY
MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JOANN AND BLON WELCH…. AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW;
EVERETT AND FAYE AND CARROL  AND NORMA…..AND HIS CAREGIVER; CONNIE EMMITT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



FATAL-ALLEN
03/20/17

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO A SINGLE VEHICLE  ACCIDENT…..IN THE TWO-THOUSAND  BOCK OF  CEMETERY ROAD
YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….THAT CLAIMED THE LIFE OF AN ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENT…..

A 1997 FORD PICK-UP……OPERATED BY 23 YEAR OLD JARED FREEMAN OF SCOTSVILLE….WAS SOUTHBOUND  WHEN IT LEFT
THE ROADWATY…..STRUCK SEVERAL TREES  AND THEN OVERTURNED….…..EJECTING FREEMAN WHO WAS NOT WEARING A
SEATBELT…..AND HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE BY THE ALLEN COUNTY CORONER’S  OFFICE……



SHOOTING-EDMONSON
03/20/17

STATE POLICE ASSISTED THE EDMONSON COUNTY  SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…. EARLY  YESERDAY MORNING …..IN
CONNECTION WITH A SHOOTING IN BROWNSVILLE….

REPORTEDLY…..TWO ADULT  MALE SUBJECTS  WENT TO A RESIDENCE ON ROCKY HILL ROAD TO CONFRONT A JUVENILE
MALE……THEY UNLAWFULLY GAINED ENTERY TO RHE RESIDENCE  AND HAD A CONFRONTATION WITH THE  17 YEAR OLD…..AT
THAT POINT…..THE JUVENILE RETRIEVED A SHOTGUN  .AND FIRED AT ONE THE SUBJECTS…..STRIKING HIM IN THE ABDOMEN…..

THEY PAIR HAD LEFT BY THE TIME AUTHORITIES ARRIVED….BUT WERE LOCATED AT THE MEDICAL CENTER  AT BOWLING
GREEN…THE INDIVIDUAL WHO WAS SHOT WAS ADMITTED IN CRITICAL…..BUT  STABLE CONDITION….
AND THE OTHER SUBJECT…..28 YEAR OLD AARON MILLER OF BROWNSVILLE WAS CHARGED WITH BURGLARY AND LODGED  
HART COUNTY JAIL…..



SENIOR SCAMS
03/20/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL  ANDY BESHEAR HAS ANNOUNCED  SIX ADDITIONAL MEMBERS OF THE FAITH-BASED COMMUNITY  
AREPARTNERING  WITH HIS OFFICE TO PROTECT LOCAL CONGREGATIONS AND THE COMMUNITIES THEY SERVE….FROM CON
ARTISTS AND THE LATEST SCAMS……

CONGREGATIONS  IN FRANKFORT….HENDERSON…..LOUISVILLE…..AND FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN BOWLIN GREEN….HAVE
JOING THE INTERFAITH TRAVEL SERIES SCAM ALERTS…..THAT ARE CURRENTLY HELD AT 30 DIFFERENT LOCATIONS AROUIND
KENTUCKY…..AND MORE THAN 100 NONPROFIT AND RETAIL ORGANIZATIONS  HAVE ALSO JOINED THE INITIATIVE…..
SCAM ALERTS…..IS THE COMMONWEALTH’S  FIRST DIRECT MESSAGING SERVICE THAT NOTIFIES KENTUCKIASN OF FINANCIAL
SCAMS…..

IN TWENTY-15…..MORE THAN THREE-MILLION CONSUMERS  WERE CONNED OUT OF 765-MILLLION DOLLARS  ACROSS THE
COUTRY,…AND SENIORS NATIONWIDE….LOSE NEARLY  37-BILLION DOLALRS A YEAR TO ELDER FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION……



ROBBERY-HOMICIDE
03/20/17

THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT  IS INVESTIGATING A ROBBERY….FRIDAY AFTERNOON… THAT TURNED
HOMICIDE…..

JUST AFTER THREE….OFFICERS RESPONDED TO    LA PLACITA  MARKET ON MORGANTOWN ROAD….WHERE   31 YEAR OLD JOSE
CRUZ OF BOWLINGREEN WAS FOUND OUTSIDE WITH A GUNSHOT WOUND…..HE WAS TAKEN TO AN  AREA HOSPITAL WHERE  HE
WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD….ONE WOMAN WAS ALSO INJURED…..BUT HER NAME IS BEING WITHHELD….
WITNESSES TOLD OFFICER TWO MEN ENTERED THE STORE…..DISPLAYED A GUN….AND DEMANDED MONEY…..
AUTHORITIES  ARE LOOKING FOR THREE SUSPECTS…..TWO SHORT HISPANIC MEN IN THEIER LATE 20s TO EARLY 30s….AND
ANOTHER HISPAIC MEN WHO DROVE THE DARK COLORED SEDAN…ONE  OF THE MEN WHO ENTERED THE STORE WAS
WEARING A CAMOUFLAGE HOODED JACKET….AND ONE MAN HAS A LOGO ON HIS HAT AND THE BACK OF HIS HOODED
SWEATSHIRT….

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THIS INDICENT IS ASKED TO CONTACT BOWLING GREEN POLICE AT THREE-NINE-THREE-
FOUR-THOUSAND……



MEETINGS
03/20/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION  AND THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOTH MEET TONIGHT  AT 6 AND THE PLANNING AND
ZONING COMMISSION AND GRAHAM LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7…..

THURSDAY NIGHT THE JAYCEES MEET AT 7…….



LIVESAY
03/20/17

82 YEAROLD CHARLES WESLEY LIVESAY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN DOVER CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
11 THIS MORNING (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; CLINT AND DORINDA OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A SISTER; CORENE COUNTS OF
BOWLING GREEN….TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/20/17

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY  BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME THIS AFTERNOON TO PLAY GREENWOOD…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON SOUTH WARREN….
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE  THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME……ON  99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-
FM……WVLE……STARTING  AROUND  FIVE -30 THIS AFTERNOON……



AND AT THE BOY’S STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT…..BOWLING GREEN WON THEIR FIRST EVER TITLE WITH A 67 TO 56 WIN
OVER COOPER…..


AT A PRESS CONFERENCE LAST FRIDAY…..SARAH FISHER WAS INTRODUCED AT THE NEW HEAD VOLLEYBALL COACH L AT
ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…..

FISHER……AN EIGHTH GRADE MATH TEACHER AT JAMES E. BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL…..WAS AN ASSISTANT COACH LAST
SEASON….

AND SHE INHERITS A PROGRAM LOOKING TO BUILD ON LAST SEASONS 14-AND-12 RECORD……







BOIL WATER ADVISORY
03/17/17

THE BOIL WATER ADVISOTY…..ISSUED BY THE SCOTTSVILLE WATER DEPARTMENT… FOR CITY CUSTOMERS ON HOLLAND
ROAD…..FROM DOSS/KENNEDY ROAD TO THE END OF THE LINE ON PITCHFORD RIDGE ROAD….INCLUDING DRY CREEK  
ROAD…. HAS BEEN LIFTED……



SITE SELECTION
03/17/17

KENTUCKY PLACED SECOND  IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS LAST YEAR….. AND FIRST IN THE SOUTH-CENTRAL
REGION…..ACCORDING TO SITE SELECTION MAGAZINE…..

THE RANKINGS…..PART OF SITE SELECTION’S ANNUAL  GOVEROR’S CUP AWARDS….. MAKE  TWENTY-16 THE THIRD
CONSECUTIVE YEAR THE COMMONWEALTH HAS PLACED FIRST OR SECOND IN THE PER-CAPITA COMPETITION……

FIVE COMMONITIES WERE NAMED AMONG THE TOP 10 METRO AREAS….INCLUDING BOWLING GREEN WHICH PLACE SECOND
AMONG METROPOLITIAN AREAS WITH FEWER THAN 200-THOUSAND RESIDENTS…..KENTUCKY ALSO RANKED FORU IN TOTAL
PROJECTS IN MICROPOLITAN  AREA…WITH 11 COMMUNITIES  MAKING THE LIST……INCLUDING GLASGOW WHICH TIED FOR
78TH……

LAST YEAR….THE COMMONWEALTH ANNOUNCED OVER 310 NEW LOCATION AND EXPANSION PROJECTS WHICH ARE EXPECTD
TO CREATE 16-THOUSAND JOBS AND MOVER THREE-BILLION DOLLARS IN INVESTMENT…..



HEALTH CARE
03/17/17

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION SAYS IT WILL NOT CALCULATE  HOW THE PROPOSED   G-O-P HEALTH CARE PLAN WOULD IMPACT  
COMMONWEALTH…..WHERE MORE  THAN 400-THOSAUND PEOPLE GOT HEALTH INSURANCE THROUGH AN EXPANDED
MEDICAID PROGRAM…..UNDER FORMER GOVERNOR  STEVE BESHEAR…

A SPOKESPERSON FOF THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES  SAID AN ESTIMATE FOR KENTUCKY  COULD NOT BE
COMPLETED WITH ANY DEGREE OF CERTAINTY….……



SPORTS
03/17/17

IT’S QUARTER FINAL ACTION AT THE  BOY’S SWEET 16…..

IN TODAY’S SESSION…..
BOWLING GREEN PLAYS SCOTT COUNTY…..
AND PERRY COUNTY CENTRAL  TANGLES  SCOTT…..

THEN TONIGHT…..
COLLINS  GOES AGAINST COOPER…..
AND BALLARD   PLAYS  FERN CREEK…..

AND YOU CAN HEAR THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……. WLCK……. STARTING AT 10-45 THIS MORNING……



AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..

KENTUCKY TAKES ON BELMONT…..
AND THE LADY TOPPERS PLAY OHIO STATE…..


AND AT THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
CINCINNATI GOES AGAINST KANSAS STATE……
KENTUCUKY BATTLES  NORTHERN KENTUCKY…..
AND LOUISVILLE TAKES ON JACKSONVILLE…..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RISES
03/16/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE FROM  
THREE-POINT-SIX  PERCEN IN DECEMBER TWENY-16…..O FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN JANUERY…..HOWEVER… THIS
JANUARY’S JOBLESS RATE IS WELL BELOW THE  FIVE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT RECORDED  IN  JANUARY  OF LAST YEAR…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..UNEMPL;OYMENT RATES RANGED FROM FOUR-POINT-SIX PERCENT IN
WARREN COUNTY TO SEVEN-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

STATEWIDE…..JOBLESS RATES FELL IN 90-COUNTIES….ROSE IN 23….AND REMAINED THE SAME IN SEVEN…..
WOODFORD COUNTY  HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT AT THREE-POINT-SIX PERCEN….
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE AT 17-POINT-NINE PERCENT…..




ARREST
03/16/17

FOLLOWING A HIT ON A VEHICLE BY THE ALLEN COUTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT….   K-NINE OFFICER   UMO…….
DEPUTY BRANDON LOVETT CHARGED  30 YEAR OLD DANIEL J. SPEARS OF TWO-47 TRAVIS ROAD WITH POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED, TRAFFICKING IN A CONRROLLED
SUBSTANACE-METH AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA……



ARREST
03/16/17

A NUMBER OF ARRESTS BY THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT…..

OFFICER CHRIS JOHNS CHARGED 64 YEAR OLD BRENDA C. NEWNUM OF ONE-ZERO-THREE NORTH FIRST….APARTMENT ONE….
WITH ASSAULT FOURTH DEGREE-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE……

27 YEAR OLD DANIEL A. TURNER OF ONE-31 EAST CEDER WAS CHARGED BY OFFICER JULIE ROBINSON WITH VIOLATION OF A
KENTUCKY E-P-O/D-V-O…OFFICER ROBINSON ALSO  SERVED A WARRAN COUNTY WARRANT CHARGING FAILURE TO APPEAR ON
TURNER……

AND OFFICER ROBINSON ALSO SERVED A WARRANT CHARGING  FAILURE  TO APPEAR  ON 22 YEAR OLD CODY SHRUM OF TWO-
ZERO-ZERO-TWO JEFFERSON SCHOOL ROAD……



PURSUIT
03/16/17

TWO  LOUISVILLE TEENS  WERE  ARRESTED BY STATE POLICE E FOLLOWING A HIGH SPEED PURSUIT IN BOWLING GREEN….

TROOPERS ATTEMPTED TO STOP THE STOLEN  VEHICLE ON THE NATCHER PARKWAY…..BUT THE DRIVER TURNED ONTO
RUSSELLVILLE ROAD WHERE  SPEEDS REACHED 80 MILES-PER-HOUR…….A TIRE DEFLATION DEVICE WAS USED ON ADAMS
STREET….BUT THE DRIVER CONTINUED ON TO LOUISVILLE ROAD….AND ONTO I-65 NORTHBOUD…..WHERE SPEEDS REACHED
100 MILES-PER-HOUR….BEFORE L A TIRE WENT FLAT AND THE CAR RAN INTO A DITCH…..

18 YEAR OLD TASHAWN FELDMAN WAS CHARGED WITH A NUMBER OF OFFENSES INCLUDING  FLEEING  OR EVADING….WANTON
ENDANGERMENT….AND RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY…..

HIS 16 YEAR OLD PASSENGER IS ALSO FACING CHARGES…..………



CIVICS TEST
03/16/17

UNDER A BILL APPROVED BY THE KENTUCKY LEGISLATURE….HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH WOULD HAVE
TO PASS A CIVICS TEST IN ORDER TO GRADUATE…..

THE TEST…..WHICH WOULD HAVE 100 QUESTIONS…..WOULD BE BASED ON THE SAME TEST IMMIGRANTS MUST PASS TO
BECOME U-S CITIZENS….

STUDENTS WOULD NEED TO ANSWER  AT LEAST 60-QUESTIONS CORRECTLY TO PASS…...AND ANY STUDENT  WHO HAD  
PASSED A SIMILAR TEST IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS…..WOULD BE  EXEMPT…..



FLEMING
03/16/17

75 YEAR OLD JOHN T. FLEMING OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT HARDWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……AND
MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO MT. UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SHIRLEY FLEMING…..A DAUGHTER; WENDY FLEMING OF BOWLING GREEN….AND A SON AND
DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DR. JOHN AND PEYTON OF GEORGIA…..A GRAND CHILD ALSO SURVIVES……



SPORTS
03/16/17

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON BUTLER COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT  VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS GO TO EDMONSON  COUNTY……


AT THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
VANDY TAKES ON NORTHWESTERN…..
AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE BATTLES MINNESOTA……


OPENING ROUND ACTION AT THE BOY’S SWEET 16  CONTINUES  AT RUPP ARENA…..

IN TODAY’S SESISON…..
FERN CREEK TAKES ON HOPKINSVILLE…..
AND BALLARD  TANGLES WITH TAYLOR COUNTY…..

THEN TONIGHT…..
ELLIOTT COUNTY GOES AGAINST COLLINS…..
AND COOPER  PLAYS  MEADE  COUNTY…..

AND YOU CAN HEAR THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL          12-50……. WLCK…….







ARREST-ALLEN
03/15/17

YESTERDAY…..DETECTIVES WITH THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED A REPORT OF AN ALLEN
COUNTY RESIDENT RECEIVING AND DISTRIBUTING MULTIPLE SEXUALLY EXPLICIT IMAGES OF MINORS…..

AND THE INVESTIGATION LED TO THE ARREST  OF 32 YEAR OLD MICHAEL R.WEAVER OF SCOTTSVILLE WHOS WAS CHARGED
WITH DISTRIBUTION OF MATTER PORTRAYING SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR……

THE INVESTIGATION IS CONTINUING AND NO OTHER DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED…..



MURDER ARREST
03/15/17

AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF 27 YEAR OLD JENNIER HEDRICKS OF UPTON….THAT OCCURRED IN
HART COUNTY  LAST NIGHT…..

TROOPERS  LOCATED  47 YEAR OLD  DAVID “RANDY” FINLEY  HIDING  IN A RESIDENCE IN RADCLIFF…..WHERE  HE BECAME
COMBATIVE AND RESISTED ARREST….
PRIOR  TO HIS ARREST…..IT HAD BEEN DETERMINED HE HAD SEVERAL OUTSTANDING WARRANTS AND SHOULD BE
CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS…..

FINLEY WAS CHARGED WITH MURDER  IN THE DEATH OF HENDSRICKS…..
IN  CONNECTION WITH HIS ARREST…..HE WAS ALSO CHARGED WANTON ENDANGERMENT, ASSAULT, POSSESSION OF A
HANDGUN BY A CONVICTED FELON, RESISTING ARREST AND OTHER CHARGES….
AND WARRANTS CHARGING PAROLE VIOLATION, ASSAULT, UNLAWFUL IMPRISONMENT, POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN BY A
CONVICTED FELON AND VARIOUS THEFT CHARGES WERE SERVED ON FINLEY……



ARREST
03/15/17

SOME ARRESTS BY SCOTTSVILLE POLICE…..

OFFICER DAVID CLARK SERVED A WARREN COUNTY WARRANT FOR PAROLE VIOLATION ON 41 YEAR OLD CHADRICK BERRY OF
SEVEN-15 EAST LOCUST…..

AND 23 YEAR OLD MATTHEW SNOW  OF EIGHT-96  BROWSFORD ROAD WAS ARRESTD BY OFFICER JEREMY CENTERS ON A
WARRANT CHARGING  FAILURE TO APPEAR……



WIZARD OF OZ
03/15/17

NEXT WEEK…..STUDENTS  FROM EACH OF THE SCHOOLS IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT L BE PRESENTING….THE
WIZARD OF OZ…..AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL….

SLATED FOR   MARCH 24TH THRU THE 26TH…..50-STUDENTS FROM KINDERGARTIN THRU HIGH SCHOOL  HAVE BEEN
REHEARSING  SINCE JANUARY……THE PRODUCITON ALSO INCLUDES  12-VISITING MUSICIANS THAT WILL PROVIDE THE
ACCOMPANIMENT…..

SHOWTIMES ARE   FRIDAY, MARCH 24TH AND SATURDAY, MARCH 25TH AT SEVEN EACH NIGHT….AND SUNDAY, MARCH  26TH AT
THREE….IN THE HIGH SCHOOL AUDITIOURM…… SCHOOL DAY PERFORMANCES OF PARTS OF THE SHOW….FOR OTHER
STUDENTS IN THE DISTRICT….WILL BE HELD THE WEEK OF MARCH 27TH…..




WEED TREATMENT
03/15/17

KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET CREWS WILL BEGIN TREATING  FOR NOXIOUS AND NUISANCE WEEDS THIS MONTH….
WHICH AIDS IN CONTROLLING THE SPREAD OF UNDESIRABLE PLANTS  ALONG STATE HIGHWAY RIGHTS-OF-WAY……

LEFT UNTREATED…..THE NOXIOUS WEEDS CAN GROW SO  TALL THEY INTERFERE WITH  A DRIVER’S LIE OF VISION ON
HIGHWAYS…..AND CAN ALSO DAMAGE PAVEMENT AND EMBANKMENTS……AND CLOG DITCHES…..CAUSING DRAINAGE
PROBLEMS……

MOTORISTS ARE REMINDED  TO USE CAUTION  WHEN CREWS….SPRAYING FOR WEEDS….ARE ON THE ROADWAYS……



EMAIL SCAM
03/15/17

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED A SCAM ALERT… WARNING GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS AND
SMALL BUSINESSES TO BE CAUTIOUS OF A “BUSINESS E-MAIL COMPROMISE” SCAM…..

THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL REPORTS OF THE SCAM IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN KENTUCKY…...WITH LOSSES TOTALING MORE
THAN  EIGHT-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..

THE SCAM IS CARRIED OUT WHEN  A CON ARTIST CREATES A SPOOF EMPLOYEE ACCOUT……OR HACKS INTO A LEGITIMATE
ACCOUNT……AND SENDS AN E-MAIL TO ANOTHER EMPLOYEE ASKING THEM TO INITIATE  AN EMERGENCY  WIRE FUND
TRANSFER….



SHOOTING-HART
03/15/17

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO AT RESIDENCE ON WALUT GROVE SHOLL ROAN…. JUST NORTH OF BONNIEVILLE IN HART
COJTY…..WHERE THEY FOUND A FEMALE….IN THE FRONT YARD THAT HAD BEEN SHORT….

THE VICTIM….. 27 YEAR OLD JENNIFER HENDRICKS OF UPTON….DIED AT THE SCENE…..

THE INVESTIGATION IS BEING CONDUCTED AS A MURDER…..AND NO OTHER DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED…..AS THE
INVESTIGATION CONTINUES…..



SPORTS
03/15/17

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….


THE FIRST ALL-STAR FOOTBALL GAME…..PITTING SENIOR PLAYERS  FROM  THE SOUTHERN KENTUCKY ATHLETIC
CONFERENCE  AND THE WESTERN KENTUCKY ATHLETIC CONFERENCE…..WILL BE PLAYED  JUNE 10TH AT WARREN EAST HIGH
SCHOOL…..
PATRIOT SENIORS  JACOB KINSLOW…..LOGAN STEWART…..WILL CALVERT…..AND JACK WARD HAVE RECEIVED INVITATIONS  TO
PLAY IN THE GAME…..

AND PATRIOT HEAD COACH…..BRAD HOOD…..WITH LEAD THE  “SKY” CONFERENCE TEAM……







CITY COUNCIL
03/14/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING…..CITY SUPERINTENDENT WILLIAM THOMASON INFORMED THE
COUNCIL THAT THE CHEROKEE DRIVE SEWER LINE PROJECT HAD BEEN COMPLETED IN 12-DAYS……
    
ON A THREE  TO ONE VOTE……WITH TWO COUNCIL MEMBERS ABSENT….APPROVAL WAS GIVE TO INCREASEING THE
INSURANCE LICENSE FEE FROM SIX TO  SEVEN PERCENT…..AND A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO SIGN
DOCUMENTS TO REINSATE HAZARDOUS DUT RETIRMENT FOR POLICE OFFICERS…..EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER FIRST….WAS ALSO
APPROVED……

COUNCIL MEMBER MICHAEL MCGUIRE EXPRESSED HIS CONCERNS WITH INCREASING  THE INSURANCE  FEE TO PAY FOR THE
RETIREMENT…..



FERRY PARKING
03/14/17

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY PARKING LOT…..IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK…. WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW  THRU  
FRIDAY…..AND AGAIN  MARCH  20TH THRU 24TH FOR PLANNED IMPROVMENTS….HOWEVER….THE LOT WILL BE OPEN THIS
WEEK-END  TO ACCOMDATE RIVER USE….

THE ECHO RIVE SPRING RIVER TRAIL WILL ALSO BE CLOSED TOMORROW THRU THE 24TH….AS CREWS WILL BE CUTTING
DOWN TREES TO PREPARE FOR EXPANSION OF THE PARKING LOT AND PLANNED ACCESSIBILITY IMPROVEMENTS TO THE ECHO
RIVER SRING TRAIL AREA…..WHICH WILL INCLUDE  AN EXPANDED ACCESSIBLE PARKING LOT…..AND ACCESIBLE TRAIL…..
PICNIC TABLES…..AND RESTROOMS….

THE IMPROVEMENTS ARE SCHEDULED FOR THE COMING MONTHS……BUT THE TREES MUST BE TAKEN DOWN
NOW……BECAUSE SOME SPECIES OF BATS BEGIN ROOSTING  IN TREES IN APRIL…..



ACCIDENT-HART
03/14/17

AN ACCIDNET ON I-65 IN HART COUNTY….YESTERDAY…..INJURED ONE PERSON….

STATE POLICE  SAY 32 YEAR OLD  ADALBERTO QUEZADA OF FLORIDA WAS NORTHBOUND IN HIS TWO-THHOSAN-EIGHT VOLVO  
TRACTOR/TRAILER  AND CAME UP ON A  TWO-THOUSAND-FOUR DODGE VAN….OPERATED  BY 39 YEAR OLD GEORGE MEYER OF
FLORIDA….THAT WAS TRAVELING BELOW THE SPEED LIMIT DUE TO A MECHANICAL PROBLEM….

QUEZADA  STEERED TO THE LEFT TO AVOID A COLLISION….BUT HIS BUMPER STRUCK THE BUMPER OF THE VAN….THE SEMI
LEFT THE ROADWAY….HIT THE GUARDRIAL….AND WENT OVER AN EMBANKMENT AND TURNED ON ITS SIDE….

QUEZADA WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT CAVERNA  AND NO ONE IN THE VAN WAS INJURED…..



SPORTS
03/14/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO WARREN EAST….
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT BOWLING GREEN…..
THE TENNIS TEAM TRAVELS TO  WARREN EAST…..
AND THE TRACK TEAM IS AT GREENWOOD…..


THE FIELD IS SET FOR THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT AS…..
TENNESSEE PLAYS DAYTON….LOUISVILLE TAKES ON CHATTANOOGA…..KENTUCKY TANGLES WITH BELMONT…..AND THE LADY
TOPPERS GO AGAINST  OHIO STATE……







BOIL WATER ADVISORY
03/13/17

THE SCOTTSVILLE WATER DEPARTMENT HAS ISSUED A BOIL WATER ADVISORY FOR CITY CUSTOMERS ON HOLLAND ROAD…..
FROM DOSS/KENNEDY ROAD TO THE END OF THE LINE ON PITCHFORD RIDGE ROAD….INCLUDING DRY CREEK  ROAD….



TELEPHONE HELP
03/13/17

THE KENTUCKY PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION  WILL BE MAKING SOME CHANGES TO THE STATE PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES
ASSISTANCE TO LOW-INCOME TELEPHONE CUSTOMERS……AS IT WILL CHANGE ITS FOCUS TO MEETING THE NEEDS OF THE
ELDELY AND RURAL CUSTOMERS WHO RELY ONE LANDLINE PHONES……

BEGINNING  MAY FIRST…..KENTUCKY WILL NO LONGER PROVIDE A  THREE-DOLLAR AND 50-CENT MONTHLY PAYMENT TO
CARRIERS THAT PROVIDE WIRELESS PHONE SERVICE FOR ELIGIBLE LOW-INCOME CUSTOMERS…..THE
PROGRAM…HOWEVER…. WILL CONTINUE  TO SUBSIDIZE LANDLINE SERVICE  FOR LOW-INCOME CUSTOMERS….UNTIL
DECEMBER TWENTY-21 WHEN IT WILL BE ELIMINATED….
ELIGIBLE WIRELESS PROVIDERS WILL CONTINUS TO RECEIVE THE NINE-DOLLAR AND 25-CENT PER MONTH…..FEDERAL
SUBSIDY FOR EACH CUSTOMER THAT RECEIVES LIFELINE SERVICE….

THE  P-S-C NOTE THAT  56-PERCENT OF KENTUCKY  LIFELINE CUSTOMERS….WHO RECEIVE LANDLINE SERVE…..  ARE OVER
THE AGE OF 65…....AND ANOTHER 36-PERCENT ARE NETWEEN THE AGES OF 45 AND 65…….



MURDER-SUICIDE
03/13/17

YESTERDAY MORNING…..STATE POLICE RESPONDED  WITH THE WARREN COUNTY SHEIRIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..TO A DOMESTIC
CALL AT A RESIDENCE  ON WAYNE WATT ROAD WHERE SHOTS  HAD BEEN FIRED…..…

WHEN ENTRY WAS MADE….THEY LOCATED 33 YEAR OLD TABITHA NEIGHBORS  IN A BEDROOM WITH AN APPARENT GUNSHOT
WOUD….AND ALSO  38 YEAR OLD JOSEPH NEIGHBORS IN AN ADJACENT BATHROOM….WITH AN APPARENT SELF-INFLECTED
GUNSHOT WOUND…..

THE COUPLE DIED AT THE SCENE…..AND NO OTHER INFORMATION HAS BEEN RELEASED AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES….



FATAL-WARREN
03/13/17

AN ACCIDENT  ON THE ON-RAMP  FROM INTER-STATE DRIVE  TO NORTHBOUND  I-65 YESTERDAY…..CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE  SAY A TWO-THOUSAND-NINE  DODGE PICK-UP…..OPERATED  BY 50 YEAR OLD BRENT GOODIN OF BOWLING
GREEN…..LEFT THE ROADWAY AND OVERTURNED…..

GOODDIN…..WHO WASN’T WEARING A SEATBELT….DIED AT THE SCENE…..




FIREFIGHTERS TO OKLAHOMA
03/13/17

DOZENS OF KENTUCKY FIREFIGHTERS WILL SPEND THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS IN OKLAHOMA  HELPING  FIGHT WILDFIRES…..
THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY SAYS THE FIRES  HAVE BURNED ABOUT 50-THOUSAND ACRES…..DESTROYED
HOMES….. AND KILLED LIVESTOCK…..



MEETINGS
03/13/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..
CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE BEEKEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW MORNING AT 9 ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS AND THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER AND HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED
COUNCILS BOTH MEET TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4…..

THURSDAY MORNING AT 7-30 THE CHAMBER BREAKFAST CLUB MEETS, THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE ALZEHEIMER’S
SUPPORT GROUP MEETS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 4 AND THE  V-F-W MEETS THUSDAY NIGHT AT 6……



CITY COUNCIL
03/13/17

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT…..ITEMS ON THE AGENDA INCLUDE HEARING THE REGULAR REPORTS…..AND
TONIGHT’S CITY COUNCIL MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHER GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND SIX….



SPORTS
03/13/17

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GREENWOOD…..


THE FIELD IS SET FOR THIS YEAR’S MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT….

IN OPENING ROUND ACTION…..VANBERBILT PLAYS NORTHWESTERN…..MIDDLE TENNESSEE TAKES ON MINNESOTA…..
CINCINNATI PLAYS EITHER  K-STATE OR WAKE FOREST….KENTUCKY TANGLEW WITH NORTHERN KENTUCKY…..AND LOUISVILLE
PLAYS  JACKSONVILLE STATE…..….

PLAY-IN GAMES BEGIN TOMORROW AS…..
MOUNT ST. MARY’ S GOES AGAINST NEW ORLEANS…..….
AND KANSAS STATE TANGLES  WITH WAKE FOREST…..








CLIBURN
3/12/17

67 YEAR OLD NANCY LYNN FOSTER CLIBURN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SAT) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALTY
CARE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT T.W. CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL
IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY… VISITATION BEGINS AFTER SIX TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND… DAVID CLIBURN OF OWENSBORO… A DAUGHTER AND SON IN LAW… WHITNEY AND
DANIEL MOTLEY OF WASHINGTON…FOUR SONS AND THREE DAUGHTERS IN LAW… JOHN DAVID AND CATHERINE CLIBURN OF
CLOVERPORT… MATTHEW AND GRETCHEN CLIBURN OF NICHOLASVILLE…. PAUL CLIBURN OF SCOTTSVILLE…. AND MARK AND
LAURA CLIBURN OF VIRGINIA….SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…



BILBREY
3/12/17

86 YEAR OLD MELVIN CLAYPOOL BILBREY OF ADOLPHUS DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TUESDAYAT THE HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN THE GLASGOW CEMETERY… VISITATION BEGINS AT 2
THIS (SUN) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME… MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO THE AMERICAN HEART
ASSOCIATION…

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE…. MAGGIE MARIE CRUMPTON BILBREY OF ADOLPHUS… FOUR DAUGHTERS AND 2 SONS IN LAW…
BARBARA ANN RENFROW… DEBBIE AND RUSSELL BILBREY ALL OF GLASGOW… RENEE IREY OF BOWLING GREEN…. AND
DEBRA AND MIKE RICH OF TENNESSEE… TWO BROTHERS… STERLING BILBREY AND PAUL BILBREY BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…
THREE SISTERS…KATHLEEN GREGORY OF BOWLING GREEN… LOREE MOODY AND FRANKIE KIRBY BOTH OF FRANKLIN…. 8
GRANCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT GRANCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…



TURNER
3/11/17

76 YEAR OLD LILLIE B. SIMMONS TURNER OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED THURSDAY IN TOMKINSVILLE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL  BE
TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT 2 AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 3 THIS (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…. AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO
FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER SISTER… MILLIE BURGESS OF FOUNTAIN RUN… AND SEVERAL NEICES AND NEPHEWS ALSO
SURVIVE…



SAFETY REPORT
03/10/17

THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET IS BEGINNING A…..”MONTHLY WORKPLACE SAFETY REPORT”……TO HIGHLIGHT THE TOTAL
AMOUNT OF ON-SITE SURVEYS  CONDUCTED BY THE CABINET ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH IN THE PREVIOUS MONTH……

THE CABINET PROVIDES FREE……ON-SITE VISITS…….TO EMPLOYEERS IN AN EFFROT TO INCREASE WORKPLACE SAFETY BY
IMPROVING INJURY AND ILLNESS RATES…..

IN FEBRUARY…..THE CABINET CONDUCTED  15-SURVRYS…..IDENTIFYING  68-SERIOUS  HAZARDS…..SAVING COMPANIES UP TO
476-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN POTENTIAL PENALTIES……

LAST YEAR……334 SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED WHICH IDENTIFIED 32-HUNDRED SERIOUS HAZARDS…..AFFECTING UP TO  
108-THOUSAND EMPLOYEES…. RESULTING IN SAVINGS OF 27-MILLON DOLLARS IN POTENTIAL PENALTIES OR FINES……



MONROE METH LAB
03/10/17

ACTING ON A TIP…..TROOPERS FROM THE COLUMBIA POST AND MEMBERS OF THE TOMPKINSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT WENT
TO A RESIDENCE ON LES WILLIAMS ROAD…..SEVEN MILES WEST OF TOMPKINSVILLE…..WERE A METH LAB WAS LOCATED….

UPON ARRIVAL…..FOUR INDIVIDUALS WERE EXITING  A BUILDING FROM BEHIND  THE RESIDENCE…….
ONE MAN RAN….BUT WAS QUICKLY APPREHENDED….

31 YEAR OLD TIFFANY EVANS OF BURKSVILLE, 33 YEAR OLD JAMES SMITH OF MT. HERMAN AND 21 YEAR OLD SANDRA WILLIAMS
AND 59 YEAR OLD ROBERT COX BOTH OF TOMPKINSVILLE WERE CHARGED WITH MANUFACTURING METH AND POSSESSION OF
A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE….
EVANS, SMITH AND COX WERE ADDITONALLY CHARGED WITH POSSESSION  OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..
AND SMITH WAS ALSO CHARGED  WITH FLEEING OR EVADING……




PENCE IN LOUISVILLE
03/10/17

VICE-PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE WILL BE IN LOUISVILLE TOMORROW TO MAKE  THE CASE FOR REPEALING AND REPLACING  
FORMER PRESIDENT  BARACK OBAMA’S HEALTH CARE LAW….
PENCE IS SET TO APPEAR WITH GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN…….



SPORTS
03/10/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM TAKES ON DAVIESS COUNTY AT SOUTH WARREN


THE GIRL’S SWEET 16   CONTINUES TODAY AT NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….
TODAY’S SESSION FINDS…..
BUTLER  COUNTY TAKING ON MURRAY….
THEN GEORGE ROGERS CLARK PLAYS  MERCER…..

TONIGHT’S SESSION HAS…..
SIMON KENTON  GOING AGAINST  FRANKLIN COUNTY….
AND HOLMES TANGLES  WITH  HENDERSON   COUNTY…..

AND THE TOURNAMENT CAN  BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50….. WLCK…..STARTING  AT 10-45 THIS MORNING……







FAMILY ADVENTURE QUEST
03/09/17

THE KENTUCKY STATE PARKS’….TWENTY-17  “FAMILY ADVENTURE QUEST”  IS NOW UNDERWAY…..AND FOR THE FIRST LINE ON-
LINE REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE…

“FAMILY ADVENTURE QUEST”…..IS A DIGITAL PHOTO SCAVENGER  HUNTS THAT FEATUES  “QUESTS” AT STATE PARKS ACROSS
THE COMMONWEALTH….BY CORRECTLY ANSWERING THESE “QUESTS”…..YOUR TEAM CAN QUALIFY FORE RIZES WHILE
EXPERIENCING GREAT ADVENTURES……

A 15-DOLLAR REGISTRATION FEE GETS YOU THE QUEST  BOOKLET…. COMMEMORATIVE FISHING HAT…..A FLYING DISC TO BE
USED FOR A QUEST…..ONUS COUPONS FOR SOME DESTINATONA……AND INFORMATIONAL MATERIALS……

MORE DETAILS AND INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT…..PARKS-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……



MURDER ARREST
03/09/17

BOWLING GREEN POLICE HAVE MADE AN ARREST IN CONNECTON WITH A HOMICIDE THAT OCCURRED LAST WEEK….….

35 YEAR OLD OMER AHMETOVIC OF BOWLING GREEN  HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN THE SHOOTING DEATH  59 YEAR
OLD DOCTOR JUAN GONZALEZ  ALSO OF BOWLING GREEN….

LAST FRIDAY…...OFFICERS WERE CALLED TO GONZALEZ’S OFFICE  IN THE ONE-THOUSAND BLOCK OF THE 31-W BYPASS….TO
CHECK ON HIS WELFARE….WHERE THEY FOUND HIM  DECEASED…..



BESHEAR TO INTERVENE IN WKU SUIT
03/09/17

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE WILL SEEK TO INTERVENE IN THE LAWSUITS  FILED BY WESTERN KENTUCKY
UNIVERSITY AND KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY…….AGAINST STUDENT NEWSPAPERS…..

AT ISSUE IS THE UNIVERSITIES’ ATTACKS ON THE ATTORNY GENERAL’S STATUTORY RIGHT TO CONFIDENTIALLY  REVIEW
RECORDS TO DETERMINE IF THEY WERE PROPERLY WITHHELD….THE A-G’s OFFICE CURRENTLY HAS A  CASE IN FAYETTE
CIRCUIT COURT CONCERNING THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY’S DENIAL OF RECORDS…..

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  SAID THE AUTHORITY OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW WITHHELD  RECORDS IS
CRITICAL TO ENFORCE THE OPERN RECORDS LAW…..



SPORTS
03/09/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM WAS TO HAVE OPENED THE SEASON TOMORROW… BUT DUE TO IMPENDING WEATHER ON
SATURDAY….THEIR GAME WITH SOUTH WARREN WILL BE PLAYED TODAY…..



THE GIRL’S SWEET 16 BEGINS  CONTINUES TODAY AT NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….
TODAY’S SESSION FINDS…..
HENDERSON COUNTY TAKING ON KNOTT COUNTY CENTRAL….
THEN FOURTH REGION CHAMPS…RUSSELL COUNTY  PLAYS  FRANKLIN  COUNTY…..

AND TONIGHT’S SESSION HAS…..
SIMON KENTON  GOING AGAINST  PAINTSVILLE….
AND HOLMES TANGLES  WITH  GRAYSON  COUNTY…..

AND THE TOURNAMENT CAN  BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50….. WLCK…..STARTING  AT 10-45 THIS MORNING……







MEAL APP
03/08/17

PARENTS OF STUDENTS IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ARE REMINDED OF A WAY TO CHECK WHAT’S FOR
BREAKFAST AND LUNCH AT EACH SCHOOL IN THE DISTRICT….

THE “MEAL VIEWER APP”   IS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD  ONTO SMART PHONES AND TABLETS…..PROVIDING  INSTANT ACCESS
TO DAILY MENUES…..

THE “MEAL VIEWER APP” CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE “APP” STORE OR GOOGLE PLAY……THE USER WILL BE ASKED TO
ENTER THE NAME OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT…..SPECIFIC SCHOOL….OR CITY IN WHICH THE SCHOOL IS LOCATED…. USERS
MAY ALSO SELECT….“FAVORITE SCHOOLS”…..WHICH WILL ALLOW THE “APP” TO OPEN TO THAT SCHOOL……

ONCE A SCHOOL IS SELECTED….THE “MEAL APP VIEWER” ALLOWS USERS TO SEE THE COMPLETE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH
MENUS FOR THAT DAY….AND USERS CAN VIEW MENUS FOR UP TO 30-DAYS AT A TIME…..



HEALTH INSURANCE
03/08/17

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM THE FOUNDATION FOR A HEALTHY KENTUCKY….RESIDENTS IN 59 COUNTIES  WHO WERE
LOOKING FOR COVERAGE THRU THE HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPALCE DURING THE RECENT OPEN ENROLLMENT PEROD….
COULD CHOOSE PLANS FROM JUST ONE COMPANEY…..ONLY TWO COPANES OFFER PLANS  IN ANOTHERY 53 COUNTIES…..
LEAVING JUST NINE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S   120 COUNTIES WITH THREE  COMPANIES’ PLANS TO CHOOSE FROM…..
ALL OF THE COUNTIES IN SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY HAD JUST ONE COMPLANY TO CHOOSE FROM….
THE MO NTHLY PREMIUMS FOR PLANS OFFERED THRU KENTUCKY’S MARKETPLACE THIS YEAR…..AND THE CORRESPONDING  
PREMIUM  TAX CREDITS AVAILE TO MODERATE-INCOME KENTUCKIAMS TO MAKE THAT COVERATE  MORE AFFORDABLE…ARE
BOTH LOSER THAN THE U-S AVERAGE AND FIVE OF EIGHT NEIGHBORING STATES….
FOR TWENTY-17….THE SECOOND-LOWEST PRICED SILVER-LEVEL PLAN FOR A FAMILY OF FOUR AND AN INCOME OF 60-
THOUSAND DOLLARS….WOULD COST 405-DOLLARS A MONTH…THE PREMIUM FOR THAT PLAN IS 939-DOLLARS AND THE TAX
CREDIT IS 534-DOLALRS……THE U-S AVERAGE PREMIUM FOR THAT PLAN IS  ONE-THOUSAND-90 DOLLARS  WITH A 686 DOLLAR
TAX CREDIT…..



REAL ID
03/08/17

UNDER A BILL APPROVED BY THE KENTUCKY HOUSE…..RESIDENTS  COULD REPLACE THEIR DRIVERS’ LICENSE  WITH  A
“VOLUNTARY TRAVEL I-D”…..IN ORDER TO BOARD A DOMESTIC FLIGHT  OR ENTER A MILITARY  BASE….

THE NEW IDs WOULD BE OPTIONAL AND COST FIVE-DOLLARS MORE THAN A STANDARD DRIVERS LICENSE…..
INDIVIDUALS WOULD HAVE TO BRING COPIES OF THEIR BIRTH CERTIFICALE AND SOCIAL SECURIATY CARDS….AND THE
LICENSE  WOULD HAVE TO  BE RENEWED EVERY EIGHT YEARS…..



NEW GLASGOW HIGH PRINCIPAL
03/08/17

AT A PRESS CONFERENCE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..DR. AMY ALLEN WAS NAMED THE NEW PRINCIPAL OF GLASGOW  HIGH
SCHOOL…..
ALLEN IS CURRENTLY PRINCIPAL  AT HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY  SCHOOL…...



VEHICLE-PEDESTRIAN FATAL
03/08/17

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING  A VEHICLE/PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT THAT CLAIMED A LIFE….
41 YEAR OLD  SHAWN STERRITT WAS WALKING NEAR THE INTER-SECTION OF LEWIS AND POWER STREETS…..WHEN HE WAS
SRUCK BY A VEHCILE DRIVEN  BY 34 YEAR OLD  GEORGE ROLLENHAGEN…..

NO OTHER INFORMATION  ON THE ACCIDENT HAS BEEN RELEASED…..AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES……



SPORTS
03/08/17

THE GIRL’S SWEET 16 BEGINS TODAY AT NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….
TODAY’S SESSION FINDS…..
SACRED HART TAKING ON BUTLER….
AND THEN MURRAY PLAYS  NELSON COUNTY…..

AND TONIGHT’S SESSION HAS…..
GEORGE ROGERS CLARK GOING AGAINST  HARLAN….
AND BOYD COUNTY TANGLES  WITH MERCER COUNTY…..

AND THE TOURNAMENT CAN  BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50….. WLCK…..STARTING  AT 10-45 THIS MORNING……







PURSUIT
03/07/17

AN ATTEMPTED TRAFFIC STOP BY THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT… RESULTED IN A ONE-AND-A HALF HOUR
PURSUIT  THAT COVERED  81 MILES…..

DEPUTIES TIM ROBINSON AND  BRANDON LOVETT  ATTEMPTED TO STOP A VEHICLE…..OPERATED BY 28 YEAR OLD RANDY
WILLIAMS-JUNOR OF 26-98 WALKERS CHAPEL ROAD….ON EAST LOCUST….
THE VEHICLE FAILED TO STOP AND CONTINUED OUT HOLLAND ROAD…..AS WILLIAMS PASSED SEVERAL VEHICLES ON THE
WRONG SIDE OF THE ROADWAY…..
THE PURSUIT CONTINUED FROM ALLEN COUNTY INTO MONROE, MACON AND SUMNER COUNTIES…..AND THEN WENT INTO  
SIMPSON COUNTY WHERE THE VEHICLE WRECKED…..WILLIAMS WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN WHERE HE WAS MEDICALLY CLEARED….AND  THEN LODGED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER CHARGED  
WITH WANTON ENDANGERMENT-POLICE OFFICER, FLEEING OR EVADING, POSSESSION  OF MARIJUANA, POSSESSION OF A
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, RECKLESS
DRIVING, DISREGARDING A STOP SIGN AND IMPROPER LANE USAGE….THREE ALLEN COUNTY WARRANTS AND A SIMPSON
COUNTY WARRANT ALL CHARGING FAILURE TO APPEAR WERE ALSO SERVED ON WILLIAMS…..



KY 2016 JOBLESS RATE DROPS
03/07/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING….KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE DROPPED TO FIVE-
PERCENT LAST YEAR…WHICH WAS DOWN FROM FIVE-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN TWENTY-15….

LAST YEAR’S  FIVE-PERCNT WAS THE LOWEST  JOBLESS RATE IN THE COMMONWEALTH  SINCE  TWO-THOUSAND….AS TOTAL
NON-FARM EMPLOYMENT REACHED A HISTORICAL HIGH OF ONE-POINT-NINE MILLION….
AND THE NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED KENUCKIANS WAS  98-THOUSAND LAST YEAR….. WHICH WAS DOWN FROM  ONE-POINT-
EIGHT MILLION   IN TWENTY-15……

THE U-S JOBELES RATE ALSO DECLINED LAST YEAR  FROM FIVE-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN TWENTY-15……TO FOUR-POINT-
NINE PERCENT LAST YEAR……AS UNEMPLOYMENT RATES DROPPED IN  39 STATES……



KY SAFEST CITIIES
03/07/17

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR HOME SAFETY AND SECURITY HAS RELEASED THEIR TWENTY-17……”50 SAFEST CITIES IN
KENTUCKY…….

AND FORT THOMAS  TOPS THE LIST…..WITH INDEPENDENCE SECOND…..AND LAWRENCEBURG THIRD…..
IN  SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY…..GLASGOW WAS 40TH  AND RUSSELLVILLE 42ND….

THE LIST WAS COMPILED BY USING THE MOST RECENT    “F-B-I UNIFORM CRIME REPORT STATISTICS”…..ALONG WITH
POPULATION DATA AND INTERNAL RESEARCH…..ANY CITY THAT FAILED TO SUBMIT A COMPLETE CRIME REPORT TO THE F-B-I
AND THOSE WITH POPULATIONS UNDER FIVE-THOUSAND WERE ELIMINATED…..

THE REMAINING CITIES WERE RANKED ON THE NUMBER OF REPORTED VIOLENT CRIMES AND PROPERTY CRIMES….PER 100-
THOUSAND PEOPLE……



CONSUMER PROTECTION WEEK
03/07/17

THIS IS “NATIONAL CONSUMER PROTECTION WEEK”….AND  KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IS ENCOURAGING
KENTUCKIANS TO GUARD THEMSELVES AND THEIR FAMILIES FROM SCAMS….BY SIGNING UP  FOR “SCAM ALERTS”….

RESSIDENTS CAN SIGN UP FOR THE ALERTS BY TEXTING  “ K-Y-O-A-G-SCAM” TO       G-O-V-THREE-ONE-ONE”….OR GO ON-LINE
TO  “A-G-DOT-KY-DOT GOV-FORWARD SLASH-SCAM”….

OVER THE  LAST NINE MONTHS…..THE A-G’s OFFICE HAS RECEIVED  RE[PORTS  OF SCAMS  IN 85 COUNTIES…..COSTING AT
LEAST 70-KENTUCKIANS  OVER 430-THOUSAND  DOLLARS……



SPORTS
03/07/17

AT THE BOY’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
TONIGHT’S CHAMPIONSIP GAME FINDS BOWLING GREEN TAKING ON RUSSELLVILLE……





DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
03/06/17

GET READY TO LOOSE AN HOURS SLEEP THIS WEEK-END……AS DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME RETURNS  THIS SUNDAY MORNING AT
TWO….

BE SURE TO SIT YOUR CLOCK AHEAD ONE HOUR….WHICH MEANS IT WILL BE DARK LONGER IN THE MORNING…..BUT LIGHT
WILL LAST LONGER IN THE EVENING…..AS SUNSET WILL BE AN HOUR LATER…..

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME WILL END SUNDAY MORNING…..NOVEMEBNR FIFTH…..AT TWO…..WHEN WE SET OUR CLOCKS BACK AN
HOUR AND YOU’LL GET YOUR HOUR OF SLEEP YOU’LL LOOSE THIS WEEK END…..



JAPAN TRADE MISSION
03/06/17

A GROUP OF KENTUCKY LEADERS  ARE IN JAPSN ON AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND  TRADE MISSION……AS  THEY WILL BE
MEETING WITH LEADERS OF JAPANESE MANUFACTURING AND TECHNOLOGY CORPORATIONS…..

JAPANESE-OWNED COMPANIES OPERATE MORE THAN 180 FACILITIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH……MAKING JAPAN KENTUCKY’S  
TOP INTERNATIONAL INVESTOR…..THE FACILITIES DIRECTLY EMPLOY ALMOST 45- THOUSAND FULL-TIME…..AND OVER 130  ARE
IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY…..

IN TRADE DOLLARS.….JAPAN WAS THE COMMONWEALTH’S NUMBER SEVEN EXPORTOR….PURCHASING JUST OVER ONE-
BILLION DOLLARS IN GOODS AND SERVICES LAST YEAR….

WHILE KENTUCKY IMPORTED OVER FIVE-BILLION  DOLLARS IN GOODS AND SERVICES FROM JAPAN…..MAKING THEM  THE
COMMONWEALTH’S NUMBER THREE IMPORT PARTNER…..BEHIND CHINA AND MEXICO…..



FATAL HIT AND RUN
03/06/17

STATE POLICE FROM THE COLUMBIA POST ARE SEEKING INFORMATION ON A FATAL HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT  IN WASHINGTON
COUNTY….….

THE BODY OF 32 YEAR OLD LATOYA NORRIS OF LEBANON WAS FOUND LYING OFF THE NORTHBOUND SHOULDER OF KENTUCKY-
55….AS THE INTER-SECTION OF AIRPORT ROAD…..

IT WAS DETERMINED SHE HAD BEEN WALKING ALONG THE ROADWAY WHEN SHE WAS STRUCK BY A VEHICLE THAT LEFT THE
SCENE…..

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THIS ACCIDENT  IS ASKED TO CONTACT POST 15 AT 800-TWO-TWO-TWO-55-55……




OPEN MIC
03/06/17

TONIGHT….FARM-OUT RECORDS IN SCOTTSVILLE…WILL BE CELEBRATING THEIR THIRD YEAR OF “OPEN-MIC”  AT THE
WASHINGTON CENTER….AS NEW MATERIAL AND PERFORMERS….ALONG WITH REGULAR  ARTISTS WILL TAKE THE STAGE…..

REGISTRATION BEGINS  AT SIX-30…WITH PERFORMANCES STARTING AT SEVEN….

ADMISISON IS THREE-DOLLARS…..AND ALL PERFORMACES WILL BE RECORDED…..



MEETINGS
03/06/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..
THE ALLEN COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEETS TONIGHT AT 6-30 AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE
CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW AFTERNOON   THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONSERS AND THE SCOTTSVILLE ART
GUILD BOTH MEET AT 5 AND THE UP-ALL-NIGHT COMMITTEE MEETS TOMORROW NIGHT AT 6…..

THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6-30 THE LIONS CLUB MEETS AND THE JAYCEES AND FISH AND GAME CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7……



BOWLES
03/06/17

89 YEAROLD MARSHALL BOWLES OF TOMPKINSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT SIGNATURE HEALTH CARE OF MONROE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT STRODE FUNERAL HOME TOMPKINSVILLE CHAPEL
WITH BURIAL IN MILL CREEK CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; LINDA AND FRANKIE HUNT OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..AND A BROTHER; REX OF
FRANKLIN…..A GRANDCHILD AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……



ANDERSON
03/06/17

67 YEAR OLD ROGER DALE ANDERSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEW BETHEL
METHODIST CEMETERY WITH MILITARY HONORS….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME….AND EXPRESIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE TO FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SUE KINGREY ANDERSON…..AND SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS……..




SPORTS
03/06/17

THE BOY’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT CONTINUES WITH SEMI-FINAL GAMES….
AS BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND RUSSELLVILLE PLAYS CLINTON COUNTY……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RISES
03/03/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING….KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ROSE FROM  FOUR-POINT-
EIGHT PERCENT IN DECEMBER TO FIVE PERCENT IN JANUARY….

HOWEVER…..THIS JANUARY’S JOBLESS  RAE  WAS THREE-TENTHS OF A PERCENTAGE POINT LOWER   THAN THE  FIVE-POINT-
THREE PERCENT  IN JANAURY TWENTY-16…..

OVER THE LAST YEAR…..THE COMMONWEALTH   HAS SEEN GROWTH  IN BOTH THE LABOR FORCE AND THE NUMBER OF
EMPLOYED…...WITH THE LABOR FORCE GROWING BY  TWO-POINT-TWO  PERCENT….AND EMPLOYMENT INCREASING BY TWO-
POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..



SPECIAL SESSION
03/03/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAID YESTERDAY THAT A PROPOSAL  TO RESTORE FINANCIAL SOLVENCY TO KENTUCKY’S  
UNDERFUNDED PENSIONS PLANS….FOR GOVERNMENT RETIREES…...WILL BE CONSIDERED  IN A SPEICAL  SESSION LATER
THIS YEAR…..

BEVIN SAID WAITING FOR A SPECIAL SESSION  WILL GIVE LAWMAKERS TIME TO STUDY ACTUARIAL DATA FOR FOR AUDITORS TO
COMPLETE REVIEWS…..

EVERY PUBLIC PENSION PLAN IS SEVERELY UNDERFUNDED…..AND REQUIRED CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH
HAVE UAUALLY NOT MATERIALIZED IN RECENT YEARS……



ARREST
03/03/17

A TWO MONTH INVESTIGATION BY THE BOWLING GREEN/WARREN COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE  HAS LED TO THE ARREST OF
TWO BOWLING GREEN RESIDENTS…..

OFFICERS WENT TO TWO-92 AUDLEY AVENUE WERE 35 YEAR OLD BILLY MITHCHELL WAS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF
TRAFFICKING IN A CONTOLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND COCAINE AND POSSESSION OF A FIREARM AND A HANDGUN BY A
CONVICTED FELON…..….
AND 35 YEAR OLD ARIANA MITCHELL WAS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT EACH OF TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-
METH AND  COCAINE….

SEIZED WERE A QUARTER POUND OF METH AND COCAINE…VARIOUS MARIJUANA EATABLES…TWO HANDGUNS….TWO SAWED
OFF SHOTGUNS…..THREE VEHICLES…. AND OVER 12-HUNDRED DOLLARS CASH……



SPORTS
03/03/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM SCRIMMAGES EDMONSON COUNTY……


THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT CONTINUES TONIGHT AS…..
MONROE COUNTY BATTLES METCALVE COUNTY…..
AND RUSSELL COUNTY TAKES ON SOUTH WARREN…..







WORK ZONE INPUT
03/02/17

NATIONAL WORK ZONE SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK BEGINS APRIL THIRD…..AND THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET IS
SEEKING IMPUT FROM THE PUBLIC….WHO WOULD LIKE TO SHARE  A WORK  ZONE EXPERIENCE  THAT EMPHASIZES THE
IMPORTANCE OF WORK ZONE SAFETY…..

INDIVIDUALS MAY COMPLETE A BRIEF QUESTIONAIRE AND SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE AT….. K-Y-T-C-DOT-TYPE-FORM-DOT-
COM…..

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION  IS  MARCH 17TH……



MURDER ARREST
03/02/17

BOWLING GREEN POLICE HAVE MADE AN ARREST IN THE DEATH OF TIMOTHY MASSEY….

A WARRANT CHARGING   MUDER WAS OBTAINED  FOR 45 YEAR OLD VINCENT FICKLIN OF FRANKLIN……WHO IS CURRENTLY
LODGED IN THE SIMPSON COUNTY JAIL ON UNRELATED CHARGES……



HUMANA CUTTING JOBS
03/02/17

A FEW WEEKS AGO…..HUMAN’S PROPOSED  37-BILLION DOLLAR  SALE TO AETNA FELL THROUGH….AND HOW….HUMANA  SAYS  
IT’S CUTTING AN UNSPECIFIED NUMBER  OF JOBS…..

EMPLOYEES WHOSE JOBS AR ELIMINATED  WILL HAVE  UP TO  60-DAYS TO OBTAIN ANOTHER POSISION IN THE COMPANY……AND
SEVERANCE AND OUTPLACEMENT JOB ASSISTANCE IF ANOTHER POSITION IS NOT AVAILABLE…..

AS OF DECEMBER  31ST…..HUMANA HAD ABOUT 52-THOUSAND EMPLOYEES NATIONWIDE…..



NEW DUI LAW
03/02/17

THE KENTUCKY HOUSE HAS PASSED A MEASURE  THA LIMITS AN INDIVIDUAL  TO JUST ONE… FIRST-TIME  OFFENSE  FOR A D-U-I
CONVICTION  IN THEIR LIFETIME….

LAST YEAR….LEGISLATION WAS SIGNED INTO LAW THAT EXTENDED THE LOOK-BACK PERIOD  FOR D-U-I CASES  FROM FIVE TO
10 YEARS….

AND IF THIS MEASURE PASSES…...ANY D-U-I  CONVICTION AFTER THE 10-YEAR SUNSET PERIOD…..WOULD BE CLASSIFIED AS A
SECOND OFFENSE…..



BROWN
03/02/17

82 YEAR OLD BOBBY GENE BROWN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WALKER’S CHAPEL CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER SIX TONIGHT (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; RANDY OF TENNESSEE AND MIKE AND TERESA OF ADOLPHUS…..A
DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JOANN AND ROGER SIMMONS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SISTERS; LETA GROVES OF TEXAS AND
THELMA SCRUGGS OF INDIANA…..A SISTER-IN-LAW; BECKY BROWN OF SCOTTSVILLE…AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; BOBBY BRILEY
OF TENNESSEE…..10 GRANDCHILDREN AND 17 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..  



SPORTS
03/02/17

AT THE O-V-C TOURNAMENT…..
IN THE WOMEN’S BRACKET….UT-MARTIN PLAYS AUSTIN PEAY AND S-I-U EDWARDSVILLE TAKES ON TENNESSEE TECH….
THE MEN’S BRACKET FINDS…SOUTHEAST MISSOURI GOING AGAINST  JACKSONVILLE AND MURRAY TANGLES WITH
MOREHEAD…..

AT THE WOMEN’S S-E-C TOURNAMENT….
AUBURN GOES AGAINST GEORGIA,  ALABAMA PLAYS TENNESSEE, OLE MISS TAKES ON L-S-U AND FLORIDA TANGLES WITH TEXAS  
“A AND M”…..

AND AT THE WOMEN’S A-C-C TOURNAMENT…..
VIRGINAI PLAYS WAKE FOREST, MIAMI GOES AGAINST GEORGIA TECH, SYRACUSE PLAYS NORTH CAROLINA AND LOUISVILLE
TAKES ON VIRGINIA TECH…..l







SEVERE WEATHER
03/01/17

SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED IN SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY  TODAY….AS THERE IS A TORNADO WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10
THIS MORNING…..
AND IF YOU WOULD NEED TO TAKE SHELTER…..KEEP IN MIND THAT STORM SHELTERS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT THE COUNTY
FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND SCOTTSVILLE FIRE STATION NUMBER TWO…..

AND IF YOU’VE NEVER SIGNED UP FOR “CODE RED”……THE SEVERE WEATHER TELEPHONE WARNING SYSTEM….
YOU CAN DO SO ON-LINE AT ALLEN-COUNTY-KENTUCKY-DOT-COM….OR STOP BY OR CALL THE JUDGE EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE   AT
TWO-THREE-SEVEN-36-31……



FISCAL COURT
03/01/17

THERE WAS A GOOD CROWD ON HAND LAST NIGHT AS ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE RESCUE SQUAD BUILDING TO
HOLD THEIR MEETING…FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO A  NEW “POULTRY” ORDINANCE AND THERE WERE COMMENTS PRO AND
CON….SOME SAID THE NEW SET BACKS WERE TOO STRICT….OTHERS WERE CONCERNED ABOUT THE LARGE TRUCKS THAT
WOULD BE TRAVLEING ON COUNTY ROADS….. SOME WERE CONCERNED  ABOUT AIR QUALITY….WHILE ANOTH INDIVIDUAL SAID
HE CURRENTLY LIVES WITHIN A THOUSAND FEET OF A CHICKEN HOUSE  AND THERE’S NO ODOR…..

AND ON A FOUR-TO-TWO VOTE….THE ORDINANCE WAS APPROVED ON FRIST READING….AND THE SECOND AND FINAL
READING  WIL COME AT THE MARCH 28TH MEETING….
THE COURT ALSO APPROVED  RENEWING THE EMPLOYEES VISION INSURANCE AT SIX-DOLLARS AND 74-CENTS A MONTH….
WHICH IS THE CURRENT RATE….
AND JUDGE HOBDY  REPORTED THAT   “CODE RED”…THE SEVERE WEATHER TELEPHONE  WARING SYSTEM  HAS  46-HUNDRED  
26-REGISTRATIONS IN ALLEN COUNTY……



FACE BOOK SCAM
03/01/17

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE IS WARNING KENTUCKIANS THAT A POPULAR SEARCH COULD RESULT IN THEM
BECOMING A VICTIM OF A SCAM…

A SEARCH FOR A FACBOOK CUSTOMER SERVICE PHONE NUMBER WILL CONNECT YOU WITH A SCAMMER…..AS FACBOOK
DOESN’T OFFER ACCOUNT CUSTOMER SERVICE OVER THE PHONE….

A CALL TO THE PHONEY CUSTOMER SERVICE NUMBER WILL CONNECT YOU WITH AN INDIVIDUAL PRETENDING TO BE A
FACEBNOOK CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE….. THEY WILL ACT AS IF THE CAN HELP…..FOR A FEE….AND WILL ASK THE
CALLER TO  PURCHASE  A GIFT CARD…..AND THEN CALL THEM BACK  IN ORDER TO PROVIDE  THE ACTIVATION CODE…….
OVER THE LAST NINE MONTHS IN TH ECOMMONWEALTH…..THERE HAVE BEEN 15 REPORTS  OF SCAMS RELATED TO FACE
BOOK….AND EIGHT INDIVIDUALS HAVE LOST OVER 35-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..



UNITED WAY FOOD DRIVE
03/01/17

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN  KENTUCKY’S    NINTH ANNUAL “FEED THE NEED’  FOOD DRIVE IS UNDER WAY…..AND RUNS THRU
MARCH 17TH….

THIS IS THE TIME OF YEAR……FOLLOWING THE HOLIDAYS…..THAT FOOD PANTRIES TEND TO HAVE TROUBLE KEEPING THEIR
SHELVES STOCKED….

AND THE GOAL OF  “FEED THE NEED”…. IS TO HELP LOCAL FOOD PANTRIES……HELP THE INDIVIDUALS THAT RELY ON THEM……



MISSING TEEN
03/01/17

STATE POLCIE ARE LOOKING FOR A MISSING SMITHS GROVE TEEN…..

17 YEAR OLD JADE SIERRA CHAPMAN WAS LAST SEEN FEBRUARY 23RD….

SHE’S FIVE-FEET THREE-INCHES TALL….WEIGHS 120 POUNDS WITH MEDIUM LENGTH BROWN HAIR   AND BROWN EYES……AND
WAS LAST SEEN WEARING  BLUE JEANS AND A RED SHIRT…..

ANYONE WITH  INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF SIERRA CHAPMAN IS ASK TO CALL POST THREE AND SEVEN-EIGHT-
TWO-20-10…….



SPORTS
03/01/17

THE J-R-O-T-C AIR RIFLE TEAM AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…HAS WON THE DISTRICT AIR RIFLE  
CHAMPIONSHIP….

THE TEAM POSTED A COMBINED  SCORE OF 34-HUNDRED-77….TO  OUT-SHOOT BARREN COUNTY…WHO WAS SECOND…WITH A
SCORE OF  33-HUNDRED-23…

LOGAN COUNTY WAS THIRD AND BOWLING GREEN FOURTH……


AT THE BOY’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT TONIGHT…..

MONROE COUNTY GOES AGAISNT RUSSELLVILLE….
AND CLINTON COUNTY TAKES ON GREENWOOD…..



FISHING TOURNAMENT SPONSORS……WHO LAUNCH FROM A RAMP OR MARINA AT A KENTUCKY STATE PARK…..MUST REGISTER
THE TOURNAMENT AND OBTAIN A PERMIT IF MORE THAN  25 BOATS PARTICIPATE….

THESE LARGER TOURNAMENT MUST REGISTER THROUGH  THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE RESOURCES’
…..ON-LINE TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE SITE…….AND OBTAIN A PERMIT FROM THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS…..WITHIN
15 DAYS…..OF REGISTERING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE…..

USERS OF THE STATE PARK RAMPS…..FOR TOURNAMENTS LARGER THAN 25 BOARS…..MUST FOLLOW PROCEDURES SPECIFIC
TO STATE PARK RAMPS……







CITY COUNCIL
02/28/17

CITY COUNCIL MET IN SPECIAL SESSION LAST NIGHT TO DISCUSS “HAZARDOUS DUTY RETIREMENT BENEFITS” FOR THE POLICE
DEPARTMENT AND HOW  TO FUND THEM….
THE POLICE DEPARTMENT WAS UNDER “HAZARDOUS DUTY RETIREMENT” UNTIL TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT WHEN IT OPTED OUT
OF THE PROGRAM…..POLICE CHIEF JEFF PEARSON TOLD THE COUNCIL THAT BASIC TRAINING FOR A NEW OFFICER COST THE
CITY  JUST OVER 54-THOUSAND DOLLARS   AND NEW OFFICERS SIGN A THREE YEAR CONTRACT….TWO OFFICERS THAT HAVE
LEFT THE DEPARTMENT  CITED THE LACK OF “HAZARDOUS DUTY RETIREMENT” AS THEIR  REASON FOR LEAVING…..AND A
NUMBER OF OTHER OFFICERS  ARE REACHING THE END OF THEIR THREE YEAR CONTRACT…..

A DISCUSSION WAS THEN HELD  ON AMENDING THE INSURANCE  TAX RATE….FROM SIX TO SEVEN-PERCENT  FOR
FUNDING…WHICH WOULD BRING IN AN ADDITIONAL 65-THOUSAND  DOLLARS…..FOLLOWING A LENGTHY DISCUSSION THE
AMENDMENT PASSED ON A FIVE   TO ONE VOTE…..WITH THE STIPULATION   THE FUNDS GO TO THE “HAZARDOUS DUTY
RETIREMENT BENEFITS”……



ONLINE NOTARY APPLICATION
02/28/17

THE APPLICATION TO BECOME A KENTUCKY NOTARY  PUBLIC IS NOW AVAILABLE ON LINE AT…..S-O-S-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……AND
NEARLY  500 ON-LINE APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED….

A  NOTARY  IS APPOINTED BY STATE GOVERNMENT  TO WITNESS THE SIGNING OF DOCUMENTS AND TO ADMINISTER OATHS…..
AND CURENTLY THERE ARE OVER        80-THOUSAND NOTARYS  IN THE COMMONWEALTH….

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS CONSIDERING LEGISLATION  THAT WOULD ALLOW THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE TO INITIAGE
A PILOT PROGRAM…..IN CERTAIN COUNTIES……FOR ELECTRONIC NOTARY ACTS……
NEARLY HALF OF THE STATES NOW ALLOW FOR ELECTRONIC NOTARIZATIONS…..



INMATE
02/28/17

A WALK AWAY FROM A CHRISTIAN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER WORK DETAIL HAS TURNED HIMSELF IN….

21 YEAR OLD  GIOVANNIA HASKINS  WALKED AWAY WHILE ON WORK RELEASE AT RUFF PARK IN HOPKINSILLE….….
HASKINS WAS INCARCEERATED ON TWO COUNTS OF PAROLE VIOLATION……



SPORTS
02/28/17

AT THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT….
RUSSELL COUNTY BEAT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON 58 TO 30……
AND SOUTH WARREN DOWEND BARREN COUNTY 51 TO 38…..



THE BOY’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT BEGINS AT DIDDLE ARENA AS….

BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY…..
AND FRANKLIN/SIMPSON PLAYS RUSSELL COUNTY…..







SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS
02/27/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS PROCLAIMED  MARCH  FIRST THRU SEVEN  AS “SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS  WEEK” IN THE
COMMONWEALTH…..AND AS PART OF SEVERE WEATHER WEEK ACTIVITIES…..A STATEWIDE TORNADO  DRILL WAS SCHEDULED
TO BE CONDUCTED TOMORROW MORNING…..HOWEVER…..BECAUSE OF THE THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER
TOMORROW……THE DRILL HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING…….




USDA OFFICE CLOSED
02/27/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY U-S-D-A OFFICE……LOCATED AT 77 WOODLAWN CIRCLE…WILL BE CLOED TOMORROW FOR THE STAFF TO
ATTEND TRAINING……



ELDER ABUSE
02/27/17

SINCE TAKING THE COMMONWEALTH’S  “ELDER ABUSE TIP LINE”  24-HOURS A DAY…..SEVEN DAYS  A WEEK…THE KENTUCKY
ATTORNEY  GENERAL’S  MEDICAID AND ABUSE OFFICE HAS SEEN AN INCREASE IN CALLS FROM KENTUCKIANS NEEDING TO
REPORT ABUSE…..NEGLECT…..OR EXPLOITATION OF A PATIENT OR RESIDENT IN A STATE CARE FACILITY……

PREVIOUSLY  THE TIP LINE  AT….EIGHT-SEVEN-SEVEN-ABUSE-TIP…..RECORDED MESSAGES FROM CALLERS AT NIGHT OR ON
WEEK-ENDS…..AND THEY WERE RETRIVED BY STAFF THE NEXT WORKING DAY…..

HOWEVER……SINCE GOING  24/SEVEN…..THE TIP LINE RECEIVED  57 CALLS….WHICH IS A NEARLY 55-PERCENT INCREASE
FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR…..

KENTUCKY LAW REQUIRES THAT ANY PERSON WHO SUSPECTS THAT AN ADULT HAS SUFFERED  ABUSE…..NEGLECT….OR  
EXPLOITATION……REPORT IT TO AUTHORITIES……



ARREST
02/27/17

A TRAFFIC STOP BY THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESULTS IN DEPUTY BRANDON LOVETT CHARGING 31 YEAR
OLD NICHOLAS W. MANSFIELD OF THREE-57 JENNY LANE WITH NO  REGISTRATION  PLATE, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE-
SECOND OFFENSE  AND DRIVING ON A  D-U-I  SUSPENDED LICENSE-SECOND OFFENSE…..

AND AT ANOTHER  TRAFFIC STOP….. 26 YEAR OLD JAMES R. POWELL OF 16-85 BOWLING GREN ROAD  WAS CHARGED BY
DEPUTY JAKE COSTELLO WITH DISREGARDING   A STOP SIGN, FAILURE TO OR IMPROPER SIGNAL, RECKLESS DRIVING, FLEEING
OR EVADING  AND WANTON ENDANGERMENT…….



SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS
02/27/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS PROCLAIMED  MARCH  FIRST THRU SEVEN  AS “SEVERE WEATHEE AWARENESS  WEEK” IN THE
COMMONWEALTH…..AND AS PART OF SEVERE WEATHER WEEK ACTIVITIES…..A STATEWIDE TORNADO  DRILL WILL BE
CONDUCTED TOMORROW MORNING…..

AT APPROXIMATELY NINE-ON-SEVEN CENTRAL TIME…….THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH KENTUCKY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT…..THE KENTUCKY PREPARENESS COMMITTEE…..AND KENTUCKY BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION
WILL ISSUE A TEST TORNADO WARNING MESSAGE……
OUTDOOR WARNING SIRENS MAY SOUND…..WEATHER ALERT RADIOS WILL ACTIVATE…….AND RADIO AND TELEVISION
STATIONS WILL BROADCAST THE ALERT…..ALLOWING RESIDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO PRACTICE TORNADO SAFETY……

AND AS NEWSWATCH REMINDED LISTENERS LAST WEEK…..THIS WOULD   BE A GOOD TIME TO SIGN UP FOR  “CODE RED”…..
THE  FREE TELEPHONE WEATHER  WARNING SYSTEM…..YOU CAN SIGN-UP  ON-LINE   AT ALLEN-COUNTY-KENTUKCY-DOT-
COM….OR STOP BY OR CALL THE JUDDE EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE   AT TWO-THREE-SEVEN-36-31……



MEDICAL CARE COSTS
02/27/17

THE LATEST “KENTUCKY HEALTH ISSUES POLL”….FROM THE FOUNDATION FOR A HEALTHY KENTUKCY….SHOWS THAT THE
COSTOF HEALTH CARE REMAINS A BARRIER FOR SOME KENTUKCY ADULTS…..

ACCORDING TO THE POLL…..LAST YEAR TWO IN 10 ADULST…..OR 22-PERCNT…..REPORTED THAT A PERSON IN THEIR
HOUSEHOLD DELAYED OR MISSED GETTING NEEDED MEDIACL CARE DO TO THE COST…..IN TWENTY-15 THAT FIGUE WAS 20-
PERCENT….

KENTUCKY ADULTS WHO REMAINED UNINSURED…..THOSE WHO HAD HOUSEHOLD INCOMES  BELOW 200-PECENT OF THE
FEDERAL POVERTY GUIDELINES…..AND ADULTS WHO REPORTED FAIR TO POOR HEALTH STATUS WERE MORE LIKELY TO
REPORT FORGOING CARE DUE TO COST….

ADDITIONALLY…ADULTS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18 AND 64 WERE MORE LIKELY TO DELAY HEALTH CARE DUE TO
COST……THAN THOSE 65 AND OLDER….AS THE MAJORITY OF THE LATER ARE COVERED BY MEDICARE…..



KY FARM BUREAM TO WASHINGTON
02/27/17

NEARLY 300 MEMBERS OF THE KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU  WILL BE IN WASINGTON TODAY AND TOMORROW WITH THEIR LIST OF
TWENTY-17 NATIONAL ISSUES…..

REPRESENTING MORE THAN 60-COUNTIES….THE GROUP WILL MEET WITH THE KENTUKCY CONGRESSIONAL TO DISCUSS
ISSUES FACING AGRICULTURE AND RURAL COMMUNITIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH……



FOOD CHECK OUT DAY
02/27/17

FOOD CHECK OUT DAY…..THE DAY THAT MARKS THE DAY OF THE YEAR  THE AVERAGE FAMILY HAAS EARNED ENOHG INCOME TO
PAY FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR’S GROCERIES…..WAS CELEBRATED  FEBRUARY    19TH THRU THE 26TH….

WHILE MOST HOUSEHOLDS ONLY WORK TO FEBRUARY 26TH TO PAY THE FULL YEAR FOOD BILL…..MOST MUST WORK UNTIL
APRIL NINTH TO  EARN ENOUGH INCOME TO PAY THEIR TAX BILL…..

TO RECOGNIZE  “FOOD CHECK  OUT DAY”……THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU PRESENTED A 500-DOLLAR GIFT TO THE
ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL’S “BACK PACK” PROGRAM…..WHICH HELPS PROVIDE FOOD TO STUDENTS WHO MAY NOT HAVE
ACCESS TO PROPER MEALS DURING WEEK-ENDS….WHEN SCHOOL ISN’T IN SESSION……



MEETING CALENDAR
02/27/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAT THIS WEEK….

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEET TONIGHT AT 6….

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4 THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS AND FISCAL COURT MEETS TOMORROW
NIGHT AT 7…..

THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 5 THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE DIABATES EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUP MEETS AND
THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP AND THE JUNIOR JAYCEES BOTH MEET THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6……



SPORTS
02/27/17

THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT CONTINUES AT DIDDLE ARENA AS…..

FRANKLIN/SIMPSON PLAYS RUSSELL COUNTY…..
AND SOUTH WARREN  TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY….


AT THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..MONROE COUNTY DOWNED BOWLING GREEN 62 TO 46 AND METCALFE
COUNTY BEAT RUSSELLVILLE 54 TO 33……







GRAND JURY
02/24/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY GRAND JURY HAS HANDED DOWN INDICTMENTS ON EIGHT INDIVIDUALS…..
46 YEAR OLD CLAYTON APLEY IS CHARGED IN A 13 COUNT INDICTMENT WITH SPEEDING, IMPROPER REGISTRATION  PLATE,
OPERATING  WITH AN EXPIRED OPERATOR’S LICENSE, DISREGARDING  A STOP SIGN, IMPROPERLY ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE
ROAD, RECKLESS DRIVING,  DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, TAMPERING WITH
PHYSICAL EVIDENCE, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AND CARRYING A CONCEALED
DEADLY WEAPON……
A FOUR COUNT INDICTMENT  CHARGING   TWO-COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, POSSESSION OF
DRUG PARAPHERNALIA  AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA WAS RETURNED AGAINST   37 YEAR OLD MATTHEW BLANKENSHIP……
33 YEAR OLD JUSTIN TURNER IS CHARGED IN A THREE COUNT INDICTMENT  WITH FAILRUE TO REGISTER OR TRANSFER  A
MOTOR VEHICLE, THEF OF MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION PLATE/RENEWAL DECAL AND FAILURE TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED
INSURANCE……
TWO COUNT INDICTMENTS CHARGING  BUGLERY AND ASSAULT WERE RETUEND AGAINST  43 YEAR OLD JERRY D. ROWN AND
33 YEAR OLD SARAH M. JANSON……


35 YEAR OLD DYLAN L. CLINE IS CHARGED IN A TWO COUNT INDICTMENT  WITH RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AND
PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER…..
A TWO COUNT MISDEMEANOR INDICTMENT CHARGING  THEFT BY DECEPTION  AND CRIMINAL TRESPASS WAS RETURNED
AGAINST  21 YEAR OLD  MARSHALL R. TOWNS….THIS CASE WAS REMANDED TO ALLEN DISTRICT COURT…..
AND 21 YEAR OLD WILLIAM B. BURTON IS CHARGED IN A SINGLE COUNT MISDEMENAOR INDICTMENT WITH UNAUTHORIZED USE
OF A MOTOR VEHICLE…..THIS CASE WAS ALSO RERMANDED TO ALLEN FISCAL  COURT……

AND WE REMIND LISTENERS  THAN AN INDICTMENT  IS A FORMAL CHANGE AN NOT PROOF OF GUILT…….



MED CENTER ACCREDDITATION
02/24/17

THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN HAS RECEIVED FULL CHEST PAIN CENTER…..WITH PRIMARY  P-C-I
ACCREDITATION.....FROM THE SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR PATIENT CARE……

THIS IS THE FIFTH ACCREDIAIOTN CYCLE FOR THE MEDICAL CENTER….WHICH IS THE ONLY CHEST PAIN CENTER IN
SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY…..ACCREDITED WITH        P-C-I……

AN ACCREDITED CHEST PAIN CENTER ALLOW CLINICIANS TO REDUCE TIME TO TREATMENT DURIG THE CRITICAL EARLY
STAGES OF A HEART ATTACK….AND ALLOW PATIENT TO BE MONITORED…..WHEN ITS NOT INITIALLY CLEAR IF THEY’RE HAVING A
CORONORY EVENT…

SUCH MONITORING ENSURES   PATIENTS ARE NOT SENT HOME TOO EARLY…..OR NEEDLESSLY ADMITTED TO THE HOSPITAL…..



HIGHWAY MAP
02/24/17

THE TWENTY-17  KENTUCKY…..OFFICIAL WIGHWAY MAP  IS NOW AVAILABLE AT  REST AREAS…..WELCOME CENTERS…..LOCAL
CONVENTION  AND TOURISM OFFICES….. AND AT ALL KENTUCKY STATE PARKS….

THIS  YEAR’S MAP HIGHLIGHTS THE WEALTH OF RECREATION AND RELAXATION OPPORTUNITIES IN THE
COMMONWEALTH……AND ALSO CELEBRATES THE 225TH ANNIVERSARY OF KENTUCKY’S STATEHOOD…..

NEWS TO THE MAP THIS YEAR  IS A LOGO PROMOTING THE COMMONWEALTH’S UPDATED PORTAL FOR ONLINE TRAFFIC AND
ROADWAY INFORMATION AT….           GO-DOT- K-Y-DOT-GOV…..

AN  ELECTRONIC VERSION OF THE NEW HIGHWAY CAN BE DOWNLOADED ON LINE AT TRANSPORTATION-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……



LAURE COUNTY INDIVIDUAL SENTENCED
02/124/17

A FORMER BOOKKEEPER  OF AN ELIZABETHTOWN MEDICAL PROVIDER  HAS BEEN SENTENCES……IN FEDERAL COURT…..TO 12-
MONTHS AND ONE-DAY IN PRISON…. AND ORDERED TO PAY 541-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN RESTITUTION ….FOR EMBEZZLING
FUNDS THROUGH WIRE FRAUD….

JEANNE GOODSELL OF HODGENVILLE HAD PLEAD GUILTY TO SEVEN COUNTS OF CRIMINAL INFORMATION……



ACCIDENT
02/24/17

AN ACCIDENT  IN SIMPSON COUNTY INJURED A BARERN COUNTY MAN….

AUTHORITES SAY 72 YEAR OLD JAMES DAY OF GLASGOW WAS EXITING  I-65….AT EXIT TWO….WHEN HE LOST CONTROL OF HIS
VEHICLE AND IT CROSSED THE INTER-SECTION…..HIT THE MEDIAN…..WENT AIRBORNE…..
AND THEN HIT THE DRIVER’S SIDE OF A TRUCK OPERATED BY  38 YEAR OLD STEVEN CHARLESWORTH OF TENNESSEE……
DAY WAS FLOWN  TO SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER……



MISSING PERSON FOUND
02/24/17

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO THE 61 MILE MARKER ON I-65…..YESTERDAY…..IN REFERNECE TO A DECEASED INDIVIDUAL….…..

77 YEAR OLD HUGH GOSSETT OF HORSE CAVE WAS LOCATED NEAR THE GREEN RIVER BRIDGE IN AN OPEN FIELD….AND HIS
VEHICLE WAS LOCATED IN A NEARBY RIVER BOTTOM…..

THE HORSE POLICE DEPARTMENT HAD REPORTED GOSSETT MISSING ON FEBRUARY  16TH……



ARREST
02/24/17

ACTING ON A TIP…..THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE WENT TO  ONE-ZERO-THREE LEECH STREET IN GLASGOW…..
CONSENT TO SEARCH WAS OBTIANED  AND TWO BOTTLES OF HYDROCODONE WERE FOUND HIDDEN IN A LAUNDRY BASKET…..

61 YEAR OLD EDWARD GREEN,  33 YER OLD VICTORIA BOLINGER AND 49 YEAR OLD JOHN BOLINGER OF EDMONTON  WERE
ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE  AND TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE…….
VICTORIA BOLINGER  WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH PRESCRIPTON DRUGS NOT IN PROPER CONTAINER….
AND JOHN BOLINGER WAS CHARGED WITH  OPERATING ON A SUSPECTED OR REVOKED OPERATIOR’S LICENSE…..AND
PROMOTING CONTRABAND AFTER 15 ADDITIONAL HYDROCODONE PILLS WERE FOUND IN HIS SOCKS AT THE BARREN COUNTY
JAIL……



SPORTS
02/24/17

BOY’S DISTRICT BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED TONGIGHT….

AT THE 13TH…..FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TANGLES WITH RUSSELLVILLE….
AT THE 14TH…..GREENWOOD TAKES ON BOWLING GREEN…..
AT THE 16TH….CLINTON COUNTY TANGLES WITH RUSSELL COUNTY…..

AND AT THE 15TH…..BARREN COUNTY PLAYS MONROE COUNTY……







NEWS DG DISTRIBUTION CENTER
02/23/17

DOLLAR GENERAL HAS ANNOUNCED PLANS TO BUILD THE COMPANY’S 16TH DISTRIBUTION CENER   IN AMSTERDAM….NEW
YOUK…..

WHEN COMPLETED…..THE FACILITY IS EXPECTED TO CREATE  430 NEW JOBS…..    AS-WELL-AS  UP TO 200 ADDITIONAL
TEMPORARY  CONSTRUCTION JOBS……WORK ON THE NEW FACILITY IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE THIS SPRING…..WITH A
PLANNED COMPLETION DATE IN THE FALL OF TWENTY-18…..

WHEN FULLY OPERATIONAL…..THE FACILITY WILL SUPPLY PRODUCTS TO 800 DOLLAR GENERAL STORES IN NEW  YORK AND
THE NORTHEASTERN STATES……

DOLLAR GENERAL MOST RECENLY OPENED ITS 14TH DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN JANESVILLE-WISCONSIN……AND IS  
CURRENLTY UNDER CONSTRUCITON ON ITS 15TH CENTER IN  JACKSON-GEORGIA……



NEW BRIDGE
02/23/17

CONSTRUCTION ON A NEW BRIDGE ON CEMETERY ROAD…..OVER DRAKES CREEK IN WARREN COUNTY….HAS STARTED…..

MOTORISTS  CAN EXPECT MINIMUM TRAFFIC IMPACT AS THE CURRENT BRIDGE WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL TRAFFIC IS SWITCHED
TO THE NEW BRIDGE…..HOWEVER….THE SPEED LIMIT  HAS BEEN LOWERED TO  35 MILES-PER-HOUR IN THE CONSTRUCTION
ZONE……

THE NEW BRIDGE   WILL BE 46-FEET WIDE  WITH A TWO-WAY….MIDDLE TURN LONE….ALONG WITH FIVE-FOOT SHOULDERS…..
THERE WILL  ALSO BE LEFT AND RIGHT TURN LANES  INTO ROGER PORTER ROAD…..



CLIBURN
02/23/17

72 YEAR OLD WILLIAM DANIEL “BILLY” CLIBURN DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL
SERVICES FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME
WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON SATURDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JOHN OF INDIANA AND JAMES AND NANCY OF SCOTTSVILLE…….FIVE
NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE……



LEE
02/23/17

70 YEAR OLD GEORGE MICHAEL LEE OF GLASGOW DIED YESTERDAY (WED)…. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI)
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN UNION CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10
TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JERRY OF LUCAS AND TERRY AND STACY OF AUSTIN……HIS PARENTS;
ELTON AND LANELLE LEE OF FOUNTAIN RUN……THREE SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; ANN AND CHARLIE STEENBURGEN OF
SCOTTSVILLE, JAN SIDES OF ILLINOIS AND MARIETTA LEE OF FOUNTAIN RUN…. AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW;
ALLEN  OF ARIZONA AND ERIC AND DONNA OF GLASGOSW…….FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND A STEP-GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/23/17

AT THE GIRL’S 13TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT…..FRANKLIN/SIMPSON PLAYS RUSSELLVILLE FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIIP….
AT THE 14TH…..BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON SOUTH WARREN IN  THE TITLE GAME….
THE 16TH DISTRICT CHAMPOISHIP GAME MATCHES  RUSSELL COUNTY AGAINST METCALFE COUNTY…..

AND AT THE GIRL’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT……MONREO COUNTY TANGLES  WITH BARREN COUNTY FOR THE TITLE…..







SCHOOL BOARD
02/22/17

AS LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING…..THE CALANDER FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR WAS APPROVED .
AND IT HAS STUDENTS STARTING A WEEK LATER…..WITH THE FIRST DAY FOR STUDENTS BEING  AUGUST 10TH  AND THE FINAL
DAY FOR STUDENTS…..NEXT SCHOOL YEAR….WILL BE MAY 20TH….TWENTY-18…
A NEW  SPORT IS COMING TO THE ALLEN COUITY SCHOOL DISTRICT AS THE  BOARD APPROVED A MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCCER
PROGRAM  AND HEAD COAHING POSITION…

AND ATTENDANCE  FOR THE SIXTH MONTH OF THE SCHOOL YEAR   WAS 92-POINT-61 PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN FROM  93-
POINT-80 PERCENT LAST YEAR…. HOWEVER…..ATTENDANCE  WAS  BACK UP YESTERDAY TO 93-POINT-29 PERCENT…..



ELECTION TURN OUT
02/22/17

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY SECRATARY OF STATE’S OFFICE…..NEARLY   60-PERCENT OF KENTUCKY VOTERS CAST
BALLOTS  IN LAST NOVEMBER’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION…..

ONE-POINT-NINE MILLION VOTED IN THE TWENTY-16  ELECTION……AND SECRETARY OF STATE…..ALISON LUNDERGEN  
GRIMES…..CREDITS THE NEW ON-LINE VOTER REGISTRATION FOR THE TURN OUT ……

THE TWENTY-16  TURN OUT WAS 59-POINT-ONE PERCENT OF THE ELECTORATE…. WHICH  WAS .A SMALL DECLINE FROM
TWENTY-12’s   59-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT TURN OUT……AND 64-PERCENT  IN THE TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT  ELECTION……..

ABOUT  63-PERCENT OF REPUBLICANS VOTER …..COMPARED TO  59-PERCENT OF DEMOCRATS….AND 45-PERCENT OF VOTERS
IDENTIFYING AS INDEPENDENT OR AFFILIATED WITH ANOTHER PARTY……



CLINE
02/22/17

17 YEAR OLD CHASE CLINE OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED SATURDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS)
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN UNION CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS
AFTERNOON (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS;  JERRY AND SHAWANNA CLINE…..AND A BROTHER; GERALD ALL OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..
MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; JEANIE WALLACE AND HUSBAND CHRIS OF WEST VIRGINIA…..MATERNAL GRANDFATHER; ROBERT
MORGAN OF VIRGINIA….PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; RHONDA TRENT AND HUSBAND JIMMY… AND  PATERNAL GREAT-
GRANDMOTHER; JUNA SIMPSON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….. THREE AUNTS AND SEVEN COUSINS ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
02/22/17

AT THE BOY’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT…..THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE PATRIOTS AS THEY LOST TO
MONROE COUNTY 59 TO 47……

IN LAST NIGHT’S OTHER GAME…..BARREN COUNTY RANAWAY FROM GLASGOW 65 TO 39…….



IF YOU WILL BE ATTENDING THE S-E-C TOURNAMENT IN NASHVILLE….YOU WILL SEE “ENHANCE SECURITY”…..….

FANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ARRIVE EARLY…….AS THE GATES WILL OPEN 75-MINUTES PRIOR TO THE FIRST GAME EACH DAY……
UNNECESSATY ITEMS SHOULD BE LEFT AT HOME OR IN THE VEHICLE……
FANS ARE ENCOURAGED NOT TO BRING ANY TYPE OF BAG TO THE TOURNAMENT….. AND FOR THOSE WHO DO BRING A BAG…..IT
MUST BE CLEAR OR A SMALL CLUTCH BAG …….

AND CONFERENCE OFFICIALS  SAY  FANS WILL SEE A LAW ENFORCEMENT PRESENCE IN AND AROUND   BRIDGESTONE  
ARENA…..







FATAL
02/21/17

THE BARREN COUINTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  HAS RELEASED THE REPORT ON AN ACCIDENT LAST SATURDAY THAT CLAIMED
THE LIFE OF A FOUNTAIN RUN RESIDENT…..

17 YEAR OLD CHASE CLINE  OF 18 WOODCOVE LANE….WAS TRAVELING WEST ON HIGHWY 87 IN BARREN COUNTY…..IN  HIS
TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE COLORADO         PICK-UP…..WHEN HE LOST CONTROL  OF THE VEHICLE  DUE TO THE WET ROAD WAY  
AND IT DROPPED OFF THE SHOULDER…CLINE THEN OVER CORRECTED…..WHICH LED TO THE VEHICLE OVERTURNING…..
EJECTING CLINE…....



LABOR POSTERS
02/21/17

THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET  IS REMINDING EMPLOYERS  THAT IT PROVIDES….. AT NO  COST…..POSTERS SUMMARIZING THE
COMMONWEALTH’S  WAGE AND HOUR…..WAGE DISCRIMINATION…..CHILD LABOR…..AND OCCUPATIONAL  SAFETY AND HEALTH
LAWS…..

EMPLOYERS ARE REQUIRED .BY LAW…TO DISPLAY POSTERS OF THESE LAWS IN A CONSPICUOUS AND ACCESSIBLE PLACE
WHERE ANY PERSON IS EMPLOYEED….
AND A NOTICE ABOUT THE EMPLOYERS WORKER’S COMPENSATION INSURANCE AND CERTAIN INFORMATION  ABOUT THE
EMPLOYEE’S RIGHTS UNDER WORKER’S COMPENSATION  LAW MUST ALSO BE POSTED……

THE POSTERS MAY BE PRINTED FROM THE CABINET’S WEBSITE…..OR BY CALLING FIVE-ZERO-TWO-FIVE-SIX-FOUR-30-70……



UOFL BUDGET
02/21/17

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE INTERIM PRESIDENT……GREG POSTEL…..HAS TOLD THE BOARD OF TRUSTREES DRASTIC BELT
TIGHTNE STEPS WILL HAVE TO BE TAKEN TO DEAL WITH A 48-MILLION DOLLAR  BUDGET SHORT FALL…

POSTEL SAY HE HOPES THERE WILL BE NO MAJOR LAYOFFS AND CHANGES TO PROGRAMS…..

HE WENT ON TO SAY THAT NO MORE THAN 25-PERCENT  OF OPEN POSITIONS WILL BE FILLE….RENOVANTION  AND DEFERRED
MAINTENANCE PROJECTS WILL BE PUT ONHOLD…..SALARIES  WILL REMAIN FLAT…..AND ADMINISTRATIVE AND EXPENSE
REDUCTIONS WILL BE INCREASED……



ARREST
02/21/17

A BOWLING GREEN WOMAN IS FACING CHARGES AFTER ATTACKING HER BOYFRIEND WITH A MACHETE….

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPONDED  TO  A RESIDENCE  ON  WEST 14TH AVENUE EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING…WHERE
DONALD RODDY SAID  HE WAS ATTACKED BY HIS GIRLFRIEND……MARY  ETHERIDGE WITH A  MACHETE FOLLOWING AN
ARGUMENT…..

ETHRIDGE WAS CHARGED WITH ASSAULT…..DOMESTIC VIOLENCE…..CRIMINAL MISCHIEF…..AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT……



SPORTS
02/21/17

THE BOY’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT GETS UNDERWAY TONIGHT  AT BARREN COUNTY  HIGH SCHOOL…..
AS  BARREN COUNTY TAKES ON GLASGOW AT SIX……THEN THE PATRIOTS  PLAY MONROE  COUNTY…..


IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK……AND 99-
POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE…. STARTING AT SEVEN-20 TONIGHT……



IN OPENING ROUND ACTION AT THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT….THE LADY PATRIOTS LOST TO MONROE COUNTY  84 TO 49…
IN LAST NIGHT’S OTHER GAME…..BARREN COUNTY BEAT GLASGOW 43 TO 39…..







NEW BARREN RIVER STATE PARK MANAGER
02/20/17

KENTUCKY STATE PARKS COMMISSIONER DONNIE HOLLAND HAS ANNOUNCED THAT LOGAN “DANNY” SALLEE  IS THE NEW
MANAGER AT BARREN RIVER STATE PARK…..

SALLEE…..A NATIVE OF  CAMPBELLSVILLE……HAS 16-YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN HOTEL MANAGEMENT……

AS HE MOST RECENTLY WORKED WITH  T-M-I  HOSPITALITY  AND ITS FAIRFIELD INN IN ASHLAND…….HE ALSO WORKED FOR
REGIONAL FOOD DISTRIBUTOR  KEHE FOODS……



ARREST
02/20/17

AN ARREST BY SCOTTSVILLE POLICE…..

OFFICER GARTH BRAGG  CHARGED 24 YEAR OLD RAINEY B. BURTON OF SEVEN-67 EAST MAPLE WITH VIOLATION OF A KENTUCKY
E-P-O/D-V-O…….



MURLEY
02/20/17

24  YEAR OLD  JASON MURLEY  OF SCOTTSVILLE  DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL  SERVICES  WILL BE
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME… VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON
AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO SPECIAL OLYMPICS……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS MOTHER; GLENDA  MURLEY…..HIS FATHER; KEITH MURLEY OF TOMPKINSVILLE…..A BROTHEER;  JOSHUA
SMITH  OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER; JESSICA AUSTIN OF FLORIDA…..HIS MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS; JACKIE  AND MURL TRACY
AND CHARLES SHOCKLEY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND PATERNAL GRANDMOTHERS; ANNIE MURLERY OF SCOTTSVILLE AND
BERNCIE KEYS OF GLASGOW……



ARREST
02/20/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO AN ACCIDENT ON WHITNEY ROAD WHERE DEPUTY BRANDON
LOVETT CHARGED 29 YEAR OLD JON MICHAEL CLEMENT OF 65-11 OLD GLASGOW ROAD WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE,
NO REGISTRATION PLATE  AND FAILURE TO PRODUCE AN INSURANCE….

AT ANOTHER TRAFFIC STOP…..DEPUTY LOVETT CHARGED 44 YEAR OLD SAMUEL W. WIX OF WESTMORELAND WITH REAR
LICENSE NOT ILLUMINATED AND POSSESSION OF  A FIREARM BY A CONVECTED FELON…….

DEPUTY LOVETT STOPPED A VEHICLE OPERATED  BY MICHAEL RUPE OF HEBRON AND CHARGED HIM WITH NO BRAKE LIGHT,
OPERATING ON A SUSPENDED OR VEROKED OPERATOR’S LICENSE  AND DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE…..

AND 47 YEAR OLD DANIEL MILLER OF WESTMORELAND WAS CHARGED BY DEPUTY LOVETT WITH DRIVING UNDER THE
INFLUENCE……



MEDICAID COVERAGE
02/20/17

ACCORDING TO THE FOUNDATION FOR A HEALTHY  KENTUCKY…..MORE THAN   THREE-QUARTERS OF THE ADULE
KENTUCKIANS COVERED BY MEDICAID….IN THE THIRD-QUARTER OF LAST YEAR…..WERE ELIGIBLE ONLY BECAUSE THE
COMMONWEALTH HAD EXPANDED ITS MEDICAID PROGRAM…..

MEDICAID COVERED 651-THOUSAND ADULT KENTUCKIANS IN THE THIRD-QUARTER OF TWENTY-16…….WITH 78-PERCENT
BEING MEDICAID EXPANSION ENROLLEES……

AUDULTS AGES 26-TO-34 WERE THE LARGEST GROUP OF EXPANSION ENROLLEES AT 25-PERCENT…..AND ADULTS AGES  19-TO-
25  MAKE  UP ANOTHER 22-PERCENT OF EXPANSION ENROLLEES….….

31-PERCENT OF THOSE COVERED BY MEDICAID LIVE IN EASTERN KENTUCKY…. WHICH IS HOME TO 22-PERCENT OF THE
COMMONWEALTH’S  POPULATION…..



CORVETTE MUSEUM CURATOR
02/20/17

A NEW CURATOR HAS BEEN NAMED FOR THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM…..

DEREK MOORE OF GARRETTSVILLE, OHIO…..HAD BEEN SERVING AS CURATOR OF TRANSPORTATION HISTORY……AT THE
WESTERN RESERVE HISTOCIAL SOCIETY IN CHEVELAND…..

AS CURATOR FOR THE CORVETTE MUSEUM…..MOORE WILL BE RESPONSBILE FOR RESEARCHING…..DEVELOPING AND
PRODUCING  EXHIBITS……
AS-WELL-AS THE PLANNING….ACQUISION AND/OR LOAN……SAFEKEEPING AND CATALOGING OF COLLECTION OBJECTS AND
VEHICLES RELATED TO THE CORVETTE’S HISTORY……



VEHICLE IDLE LAW
02/20/17

THE KENTUCKY HOUSE  HAS APPROVED  SOME EXCEPTIONS  TO THE STATE LAW THAT FORBIDS LEAVING UNATTENDED
VEHICLES FROM IDLING….

THE BILLS SPONSOR…..REPRESENTATIVE JIM DECESARE OF BOWLING GREEN……SAID THE BILL ALLOWS SOMEONE WHO HAS
AN AUTOMATIC IGNATION…. TO START THEIR CAR WITH THE DOORS LOCKED…..FOR UP TO 15-MINUTES….

THE BILL WOULD ALSO EXEMPT FIRE TRUCKS…..POLICE AND OTHER FIRST RESPONDERS……ALONG WITH TOW TRUCKS AND
UTILITY VEHICLES FROM THE 15-MINUTE RULE……



EXPERIMENT
02/20/17

AN EXPERIMENT DEVELOPED BY TWO KENTUCKY STUDENTS  HAS BEEN SENT INTO SPACE….…

ACCORDING TO THE  HEARALD-LEADER…..TWO STUDENTS AT THE CRAFT ACEDEMY FOR EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE AND
MATHEMATICS .AT MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY……DEVELOPED THE CELL CULTURING BIOLOGY EXPERIMENT THAT WAS
ABOARD A SPACE-X  ROCKET THAT WAS LAUNCHED YESTERDAY FROM THE KENNEDY SPACE CENTER…..

THE EXPERMENT WILL REMAIN ABOARD THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION FOR A MINIMUM OF SIX WEEKS…..



MEETINGS
02/20/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..
THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETS TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISISON AND GRAHAM LODGE BOTH
MEET AT 7,,,,,

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 5 THE BOARD OF EDUCATION  MEETS….

THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 THE JAYCEES MEET…..



SPORTS
02/20/17

THE GIRL’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT AT BARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..
AS THE LADY PATRIOTS TANGLE WITH MONROE COUNTY AT SIX…..
THEN GLASGOW TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY…..

IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-
POINT-THREE….LOVE-FM…. WVLE……STARTING AT FIVE-40 THIS AFTERNOON……







PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GAME
2-18-17

THE LADY PATRIOTS FALL TO 14 TO 15 ON THE YEAR AS THEY LOSE TO THE LADY LAKERS TONIGHT AT PATRIOT GYM WITH A
SCORE OF 45 TO 40.

THE BOYS GAME WAS A BARN BURNER BUT THE PATRIOT FELL SHORT AS WELL…THE SCORE WAS 53 TO 52

THE PATRIOTS WILL BE IN ACTION AGAIN TUESDAY NIGHT IN DISTRICT TOURNAMENT ACTION AS THEY TAKE ON THE MONROE
COUNTY FALCONS…




SENIOR NIGHT
2-17-17
IT WAS SENIOR NIGHT TONIGHT IN BETWEEN THE LADY PATRIOT AND PATRIOT GAMES….
HONORED WERE SENIOR LADY PATRIOT RAEANN STAFFORD
PATRIOT SENIORS KERBY CARVER
JACK WARD
WESLEY FISHER
RYAN CONNER
WILL CALVERT
AND DILLION REID
SENIORS FROM OTHER WINTER SPORTS WERE ALSO HONORED LAST NIGHT.



VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED
2-18-17

37 COUNTIES IN KENTUCKY ARE IN NEED OF FOSTER CARE VOLUNTEERS
TRAINING SESSIONS START SOON FOR CITIZEN FOSTER CARE REVIEW BOARD MEMBERS, AND VOLUNTEERS.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO REVIEW CASES OF CHILDREN PLACED IN CARE BECAUSE OF DEPENDENCY, NEGLECT OR
ABUSE. THE PANELS WORK TO ENSURE THE CHILDREN ARE PLACED IN SAFE, PERMANENT HOMES AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.
SOME OF THE COUNTIES WHERE VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED ARE BARREN,  BUTLER, EDMONSON, LOGAN, MONROE,
MUHLENBERG, OLDHAM, RUSSELL, SIMPSON, TAYLOR, TODD, TRIGG, TRIMBLE AND WARREN….
VOLUNTEERS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO LIVE IN THESE COUNTIES.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT THE CITIZEN FOSTER CARE REVIEW BOARDS WEBSITE AT COURTS DOT KY GOVE BACK SLASH
COURT PROGRAMS…..


SHIPPED GOOD UP IN KENTUCKY
2-18-17

OFFICIALS SAY KENTUCKY SHIPPED $29.2 BILLION IN GOODS AND SERVICES ABROAD LAST YEAR, AN AMOUNT THAT IS UP
NEARLY 6 PERCENT FROM 2015.

AEROSPACE PRODUCTS AND PARTS WERE THE NO. 1 ITEM EXPORTED BY THE STATE, ACCOUNTING FOR $10.8 BILLION IN
EXPORTS. OTHER TOP EXPORTS INCLUDE MOTOR VEHICLES AND PHARMACEUTICALS. THE STATEMENT SAYS EXPORTS
INCREASED BY A TOTAL OF $1.6 BILLION IN 2016 OVER THE PREVIOUS YEAR.

KENTUCKY'S TOP TRADE PARTNERS WERE CANADA, THE UNITED KINGDOM, FRANCE, MEXICO AND BRAZIL.




GLASGOW PHARMASIST TO SERVE ON BOARD
2-18-17

GOV. MATT BEVIN MADE SEVERAL APPOINTMENTS TO KENTUCKY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
LOCALLY, CHARLES ROBER OLIVER A PHARMACIST WAS ELECTED TO SERVE ON THE  KENTUCKY BOARD OF PHARMAC.

THE BOARD SERVES THE COMMONWEALTH TO PROMOTE, PROTECT AND PRESERVE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE
THROUGH EFFECTIVE REGULATION OF THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY. THE BOARD IS CHARGED WITH EVALUATING AND
APPROVING THE QUALIFICATIONS OF APPLICANTS FOR LICENSURE AS CERTIFIED PHARMACISTS WITHIN THE COMMONWEALTH.
OLIVER WILL SERVE FOR A TERM EXPIRING NOVEMBER 15, 2019 AND WILL REPRESENT PHARMACISTS.



KSP ELECTRONIC CRIME BRANCH MAKES ANOTHER ARREST
2-18-17
THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE ELECTRONIC CRIME BRANCH ARRESTED 28 YEAR OLF JOSEPH KOGER THURSDAY NIGHT ON
CHARGES RELATED TO DISTRIBUTION AND POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEX PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR.
THE ARREST WAS MADE AS THE RESULT OF AN UNDERCOVER INTERNET CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN INVESTIGATION. THE
ELECTRONIC CRIME BRANCH BEGAN THE INVESTIGATION AFTER DISCOVERING THE SUSPECT UPLOADING IMAGES OF CHILD
SEXUAL EXPLOITATION ONLINE.  
A SEARCH OF HIS HOME RESULTED IN  EQUIPMENT USED TO FACILITATE THE CRIME WHICH WAS SEIZED AND TAKEN TO KSP’S
FORENSIC LABORATORY FOR EXAMINATION.
HE IS CURRENTLY CHARGED WITH 20 COUNTS OF DISTRIBUTION AND 99 COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A
SEX PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR. EACH CHARGE IS A CLASS-D FELONY PUNISHABLE BY ONE TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON.
HE WAS LODGED IN THE PULASKI COUNTY DETENTION CENTER.



KSP TROOPER ISLAND APPS BEING TAKEN
2-18-17
KSP IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CHILDREN TO ATTEND TROOPER ISLAND CAMP THIS SUMMER. TROOPER ISLAND IS A
FREE SUMMER CAMP FOR UNDERPRIVILEGED BOYS AND GIRLS AGE 10-12 OPERATED BY THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE ON
DALE HOLLOW LAKE IN CLINTON COUNTY.
EACH YEAR, THE CAMP HOSTS APPROXIMATELY 700 CHILDREN, PROVIDING GOOD FOOD, FRESH AIR, RECREATION, GUIDANCE
AND STRUCTURED, ESTEEM-BUILDING ACTIVITIES DESIGNED TO BUILD GOOD CITIZENSHIP AND POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH
LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MAY 1st  AND ARE AVAILABLE ON THE KSP WEBSITE AT HTTP://KENTUCKYSTATEPOLICE.
ORG/ISLAND/PDF/CAMPFORMS2017.PDF  
ONCE THE APPLICATION IS COMPLETED IT SHOULD BE MAILED TO THE NEAREST KSP POST IN PROXIMITY TO THE CAMPER’S
RESIDENCE.



ARREST
02/17/17

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE  RESPONDED  TO A  POSSIBLE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSAULT  AT  FOUR-13-AND-A-HALF  NORTH
SEVENTH….
WHERE OFFICER JEWELIE  WRIGHT CHARGED 28 YEAR OLD AMANDA L. JOHNSON WITH ASSAULT-FOURTH DEGREE-CHILD
ABUSE…..

AND ASSISTANT  CHIEF DARRIN TABOR CHARGED  37 YEAR OLD WILLIAM T. JOHNSON OF FOUR-ZERO-NINE WEST MAPLE   WITH
ASSAULT FOURTH DEGREE-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE  AND DISORDERLY  CONDUCT….
JOHNSON WAS ALSO SERVE A PAROLE VIOLALTION WARRANT FROM  THE KENTUCKY PAROLE BOARD   AND AN ALLEN COUNTY
WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR……..



BOIL WATER ADVISORY
02/17/17

THE BOIL WATER ADVISORY….ISSUED BY THE SCOTTSVILLE WATER DEPARTMENT…….FOR  CITY CUSTOMERS   ON  OLD
GALLATIN ROAD SOUTH OF EAST LANE…..INCLUDING    SUNSET HILL DRIVE AND CARTERTOWN ROAD…..
HAS BEEN LIFTED….



ACCIDENT
02/17/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED AN ACCIDENT THAT INJURED ONE PEFSON…..

ACCORDING TO DEPUTY DWIGHT KEEN….43 YEAR OLD BILLY J. YATES OF THREE-15 ANDERSON LANE WAS ATTEMPTING  TO
TURN LEFT ONTO CARTER CHURCH ROAD…. AND PULLED HIS TWO-THOUSAND-TWO   IMPALA  IN FRONT OF A TWO-THOUSAND
NINE INTERNATIONAL TRACTOR/TRAILER  OPERATED  BY42 YEAR OLD TASHEA ARCHIE  OF GEORGIA…..
THE IMPACT CAUSED THE BIG RIG TO LOOSE ITS STEERING AND IT RAN OFF THE ROADWA INTO THE GUARDRAIL…..
AND THE YATES VEHICLE CAME TO REST BETWEEN THE TRACTOR/TRAILER  AND THE GUARDRAIL……..



MANDRELL
02/17/17

82 YEAROLD ROBERT LEE MANDRELL OF LEBANON, TENNESSEE DIED MONDAY AT SIGNATURE HEALTH CARE IN LEBANON…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL  I N ALLEN COUNTY
MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORRW (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL  HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; GREGORY….AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; PAM AND JIM SWINFORD, RITA BOOKER
AND SHERRY AND STEVE PATRICK ALL OF INDIANA…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; NORA  AND DENNIS MILLER OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN, 10 GREAT-GRAHDCHILDREN  AND TWO GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



BLOOD MOBILE
02/17/17

THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE WILL BE AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH THIS AFTERNOON…..FROM ONE TO FIVE……..

TO DONATE…..YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 17 YEARS OF AGE…..WEIGHT AT LEAST 110 POUNDS…..BE IN GOOD HEALTH…….AND NOT
HAVE DONATED IN THE PAST 56-DAYS…..

DONORS SHOULD ALSO BRING THEIR DONOR I-D CARD OR A PHOTO I-D……



DISABLED PARKIGN DECALS
02/17/17

SAYING IT IS TIME TO CRACK DOWN ON THE ABSUE OF DISBALED PARKING DECALS…..THE KENTUCKY SENATE HAS PASSED A
BILL THAT WOULD CREATE  A MORE STRIGENT PROCESS TO OBTAIN  DISABLED PARKING PLACARDS….
IT  WOULD ALSO LIMIT APPLICANTS TO ONE PLACARDS…..AND ESTABLISH A 10-DOLALR FEE FOR INITIAL OR RENEWAL
PLACARDS…..

ACCORDING TO THE BILLS SPONSOR…..SENATOR .ERNIE HARRIS….IN TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT….32-THOUSAND-629 PLACARDS
WERE ISSUED…..AND BY LAST YEAR  THAT NUMBER HAD GROWN TO 294-THOUSAND…..



SPORTS
02/17/17

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TONIGHT….TO CELEBRATE SENIOR  NIGHT…..AND TAKE ON RUSSELL
COUNTY…..

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM….K YLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  
ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…. WLCK….AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE….STARTING AT FIVE-40 THIS
AFTERNOON……



LADY PATRIOTS SARAH SUTTON AND MASON TOWERY HAVE BEEN  NAME TO ALL-REGION TEAMS….

THE FOURTH REGION GIRL’S BASKETBALL COACHES MADE THE SELECTIONS…..

AND SUTTON…..WHO AVERAGES  18-POINTS…..EIGHT-REBOUNDS…..AND THREE-ASSISTS PER GAME  WAS NAMED TO THE
SECOND  TEAM….

AND TOWERY….WHO AVERAGES  14-POINTS….SIX-REBOUNDS…..AND THREE ASSSITSS PER GAME WAS NAMED TO THE THRID
TEAM……

MACKENZIE COLEMAN FROM METCALFE COUNTY WAS CHOSEN PLAYER OF THE YEAR…..
AND MONROE COUNTY COACH…..DWAYNE MURRAY…..WAS SELECTED AS REGION FOUR COACH OF THE YEAR……







PASSPORT FAIR
02/16/17

POST OFFICES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH ARE URGING RESIDENTS TO AVOID  THE SUMMER RUSH…..AND APPLY FOR
THEIR PASSPORT…..DURING THE PASSPORT FAIR TO BE HELD THIS SATURDAY…..
NO APPOINTMENT WILL BE NECESSARY….AND APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ON A FIRST COME…..FIRST SERVED BASIS…..
CUSTOMERS MAY APPLY FOR A PASSPORT BOOK….WHICH IS GOOD FOR ALL INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL…..OR A PASSPORT
CARD…WHICH IS ONLY GOOD FOR LAND AND SEA TRAVEL BETWEEN THE U-S AND CANADA….MEXICO…..THE CARIBBEAN……
AND BERMUDA……
REMEMBER….IT TAKES ABOUT SIX WEEKS FOR AN APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED……AND MANY COUNTRIES REQUIRE YOUR
PASSPORT HAVE AS-MUCH- AS SIX MONTHS’ VALIDITY REMAINING FOR ENTRY…..

THE GLASGOW POST OFFICE WILL HOLD THEIR PASSPORT FAIR FROM  NINE-30 TO 12NOON SATURDAY….AND KEEP IN MIND
THAT BOTH PARENTS MUST BE PRESENT WHEN APPLYING FOR A PASSPORT FOR A CHILD…..



CIRT
02/16/17

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE E HAS ANNOUNCED THE FORMATION OF  A NEW UNIT DEVOTED TO INVESTIGATING OFFICER
INVOLVED INCIDENTS……

THE CRITICAL INCIDENT RESPONSE TEAM…..OR CIRT….WAS FORMED AT THE BEGINNIGN OF THE YEAR AND HAS ALREADY
BEGUN FIVE INVESTIGATIONS…..

THE NEW TEAM WILL INVESTIGATE ALL SHOOTINGS INVOLVING K-S-P OFFICERS……AND LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS AND
SHEERIFF’S OFFICES CAN ALSO ASK THE CIRT TEAM TO HANDLE SHOOTIGN INVOLVING THEIR OFFICERS……

SINCE  TWENTY-15……K-S-P  HAS INVESTIGATED 29 OF ITS OWN OFFICERS WHO WERE INVOLVED IN SHOOTING INCIDENTS….
AND LAST YEAR…..THE AGENCY INVESTIGATED 19 SHOOTING INCIDENTS INVOLVING OFFICERS FROM OTHER AGENCIES  IN THE
COMMONWEALTH…..



CIRT
02/16/17

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE E HAS ANNOUNCED THE FORMATION OF  A NEW UNIT DEVOTED TO INVESTIGATING OFFICER
INVOLVED INCIDENTS……

THE CRITICAL INCIDENT RESPONSE TEAM…..OR CIRT….WAS FORMED AT THE BEGINNIGN OF THE YEAR AND HAS ALREADY
BEGUN FIVE INVESTIGATIONS…..

THE NEW TEAM WILL INVESTIGATE ALL SHOOTINGS INVOLVING K-S-P OFFICERS……AND LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS AND
SHEERIFF’S OFFICES CAN ALSO ASK THE CIRT TEAM TO HANDLE SHOOTIGN INVOLVING THEIR OFFICERS……

SINCE  TWENTY-15……K-S-P  HAS INVESTIGATED 29 OF ITS OWN OFFICERS WHO WERE INVOLVED IN SHOOTING INCIDENTS….
AND LAST YEAR…..THE AGENCY INVESTIGATED 19 SHOOTING INCIDENTS INVOLVING OFFICERS FROM OTHER AGENCIES  IN THE
COMMONWEALTH…..



SPORTS
02/16/17

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY….

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
VANDY GOES TO SOUTH CAROLINA, KENTUCKY TRAVELS TO ARKANSAS, TENNESSEE IS ON THE ROAD TO ALABAMA  AND  THE
LADY TOPPERS PLAY AT MIDDLE TENNESSEE…..

MEN’S GAMES HAVE…..
VANDERBILT AT HOME TO PLAY TEXAS “A AND M” AND THE TOPPERS HOST MIDDLE TENNESSEE……


IN GIRLS’S HIGH SCHOOL GAMES…..
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW, TODD COUNTY CENTRAL IS ON THE ROAD TO CALDWELL COUNTY AND
WARREN CENTRAL ENTERTAINS DAVIESS COUNTYU……

BOY’S GAME HAVE…..
GREENWOOD AT HOME TO PLAY LOGAN COUNTY AND SOUTH WARREN PLAYS AT DAVIESS COUNTY……

IN BOY/GIRL DOUBLEHEADERS…..
BARREN COUNTY HOSTS CLINTON COUNTY AND CAVERNA GOES TO METCALFE COUNTY……





BOIL WATER ADVISORY
02/15/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT HAS ISSUED A BOIL WATER ADVISORY..... FOR  CITY CUSTOMERS ONLY……ON  OLD
GALLATIN ROAD SOUTH OF EAST LANE…..
AND THIS INCLUDES  SUNSET HILL DRIVE AND CARTERTOWN ROAD…..



VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
02/15/17

CITIZEN FOSTER CARE REVIEW  BOARDS…..IN 37 COUNTIES….ARE SEEKING VOLUNTEERS  TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE
LIVES  OF LOCAL CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE  AND OTHER  OUT-OF-HOME CARE…..

THE BOARDS REVIEWS CASES OF CHILDREN PLACED IN CARE BECAUSE OF DEENDENCY…..NEGLECT…..OR ABUSE……TO
ENSURE THEY’RE PLACE IN SAFE…. PERMANENT HOMES AS-QUICKLY-AS POSSIBLE…..

VOLUNTEERS MUST COMPLETE AN INITIAL SIX HOUR TRAINING….AND THEY’RRE NOT REQUIRED TO LIVE IN THE COUNTY…..

THE COUNTIES IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS INCLUDE…..BARREN…..EDMONSON….. HART….. LOGAN….MONROE…..RUSSELL…..
SIMPSON…..TODD……AND WARREN……



TWO FATALS
02/15/17

MONDAY…..BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATED  TWO FATAL ACCIDENTS….

IN THE 900 BLOCK OF LOVERS  LANE…..A VEHICLE OPERATED BY  67 YEAR OLD  LOIS HANCODK OF BOWLINGREENE….
CROSSED THE CENTER AND HIT TWO OTHER VEICLE……
HANCODK WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN….AND LATER FLOWEN TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL
CENTER……WHERE SHE LATER DIED….
THE OCCUPANTS OF THE OTHER VEHICLES WERE TREATED FOR MINOR INJURIES….

THE SECOND ACCIDENT WAS IN THE  700 BLOCK OF PLM SPRINGS LOOP…..WHERE A VEHICLE DRIVEN BY  59 YEAR OLD
GEOFFREY BIGGER OF BOWLING GREEN….STRUCK A RAILROAD BRIDGE AND UTILITY POLE….BIGGERS WAS TRANSPORTED TO
THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN WHERE HE LATER DIED…..



HUMANA LEAVING
02/15/17

HUMANA HEALTH INSURANCE  IS LEAVING THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT’S PUBLIC INSURANCE EXCHANGE NEXT YEAR……

THE MOVE COMES AFTER AETNA ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THEY WERE CALLING OF THEIR 34-BILLION DOLLAR ACQUISITION OF
HUMANA…..THE DEAL HAD ALREADY BEEN REJECTED BY A FEDERAL JUDGE….CONCERNED ABOUT ITS IMPACE ON
COMPETITION…..

HUMANA COVERS ABOUT  150-THOUSAND PEOPLE ON THE EXCHANGE…..IN 11 STATES….INCLUDING KENTUCKY…….



BOWER
02/15/17

64 YEAR OLD JOYCE ANN BOWER OF ADOLPHUS DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE……AND A MEMORIAL
SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; LARRY BOWER…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; ANGELA AND WADE SLONE OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND AMY AND JOE JONES OF VIRTIE…..TWO STEP-SONS AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOE AND JEANIE BOWER
AND ANTHONY BOWER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A STEP-DAUGHTER; ANNA BOWER OF ADOLPHUS…..AND TWO BROTHERS AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; JOE HOOVER OF INDIANA AND JEFF AND RONI  HOOVER OF UTAH…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN, 10 STEP-
GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  SURVIVE…..



JOHNSON
02/15/17

82 YEAR OLD HARLON “JACK” JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN DURHAM SPRINGS
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; FLORENE JOHNSON…..AND A DAUGHTER; MICHELLE AUSBROOKS BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…..
THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/15/16

LASTNIGHT THE LADY PATRIOTS FACED OFF AGAINST THE LADY DRAGONS AND CAME OUT VICTORIOUS 37 TO 34....

THEN THE PATRIOTS FACED OFF AGAINST THE DRAGONS AND WERE DEFEATED 45 TO 64.....



THE 15TH DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN  MONDAY NIGHT AT BARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL….

MONDAY…..THE LADY PATROTS TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY AT SIX….THEN GLASOW TANGLES WITH BARREN COUNTY…..
AND THE GIRL’S CHAPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE PLAYED THURSDAY NIGHT…..

TUESDAY NIGHT…..BARREN COUNTY TAKES ON GLASGOW  AT SIX…..THEN THE PATRIOTS PLAY  MONROE COUNTY…..
THE BOY’S CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE PLAYED FRIDAY  NIGHT…..

ADMISSION TO THE TOURNAMENT WILL BE FIVE-DOLLARS PER PERSON……







GENERAL ASSEMBLY COST
02/14/17
08:05AM

THE TWENTY-17  GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION  COST KENTUCKY TAXPAYERS JUST UNDER FOUR-MILLION DOLALRS…...WITH
MOST OF THE TOTAL BEING PAY FOR LEGISLATORS….

ACCORDING TO THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION…..THE SESSION’S DAILTY COST IS JUST UNDER 68-THOUSAND
DOLLARS…..

WHEN THE GENERAL IS IN SESSION……MEMBERS RECEIVE  188-DOLLARS  PER DAY IN PAY…..AND 156-DOLALRS A DAY FOR
EXPENSES THAT COVER LODGING AND MEALS…..
LAWMAKERS ALSO RECEIVE A STATIONARY ALLOWENCE AT THE START OF EACH SESSION……SENATORS GET  500-DOLLARS….
AND REPRESENTATIVE RECEIVE  250-DOLLARS……

WHEN LAWMAKERS ARE NOT IN SESSION…..THEY RECEIVE  17-HUNDRED-88 DOLLARS A MONTH FOR HOME OFFICE
EXPENSES…..



DEATH INVESTIGAION
02/13/17

THE DEATH INVESTIGON THAT THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT IS CONDUCTING  HAS BEEN RULED A HOMICIDE….

SUNDAY…...OFFICERS FOUND 41 YEAR OLD TIMOTHY MASSEY  DEAD IN A HOME ON WEST 15TH AVENUE…..

NO OTHER DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED…..AND ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THIS INCIDENT IS ASKED TO CONTACT
BOWLING GREEN POLICE AT  THREE-NINE-THREE-42-44……



CITY COUNCIL
02/14/17

A LARGE PORTION OF LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING WAS SPENT DISCUSSING SOLICITING AND NURSING
HOME PATIENTS WANDERING IN THE CITY….JOHN EMERY TALKED WITH THE COUNCIL ABOUT AN INDIVIDUAL WHO SOLICITS AT
THE INTER-SECTION OF VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY AND BURNLEY ROAD…..HE’S  BEEN THERE BEFORE AND HE
APPARENTLY IS NOT “IN NEED”….. VAROUIS ORDINANCES AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH HAVE BEEN FOUND
UNCONSTITUTIONAL AND ACCORDING TO POLICE CHIEF JEFF PEARSON AND CITY ATTORNEY  KELLY POWELL….THERE’S NOT A
LOT THAT CAN BE DONE…..

A RESIDENT OF WATER STREET PRESENTED THE COUNCIL  WITH A PETITION  ASKING SOMETHING BE DONE ABOUT THE
RESIDENTS OF THE PERSONAL CARE HOME   HARRASSING ELDERY RESIDENTS IN THE AREA…..AND AGAIN…..NOT A GREAT
DEAL CAN BE DONE…..

THE COUNCIL AUTHORIZED  THE MAYOR  TO SIGN  THE DOCUMENTS  TO APPLYU FOR A FEDERAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
GRANT…..

THE COUNCIL AWARDED THE BID…..IN THE AMOUTN OF 25-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..FOR THE CHEROKEE DRIVE SEWER LINE
PROJECT….. TO CUMBERLAND PIPELINE  FROM RUSSELL SPRINGS…..



SPORTS
02/14/17

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS GO TO WARREN CENTRAL TONIGHT….

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON
SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND    99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM……WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-40 THIS
AFTERNOON……







ARREST
02/13/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESPONDED  TO REPORTS  OF A CAR IN A DITCH…..AND DEPUTY CHRIS BARTON
CHARGED 52 YEAR OLD DAVID CANLER OF BOWLING GREEN WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, NO REGISTRATION
PLATES, FAILTURE TO PRODUCE AN INSURCNE CARD  AND NO OPERATOR’S LICENSE…..

AND 48 YEAR OLD TONY L. THURMAN OF 46-79 LAFAYETTE ROAD WAS CHARGED WITH ASSAULT  FOURTH DEGREE-DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE BY DEPUTY TIM ROBINSON……




ARREST
02/13/17

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE WERE CALLED TO A REPORTED BURGLARY IN PROGRESS AT FOUR-ZERO-SIX EAST LOCUST….CLIFFORD
PHILLIPS ADVISED OFFICERS THAT AS HE ARRIVED HOME…..SOMEONE RAN FROM THE RESIDENCE….HE GAVE CHASE AND
CAUGHT THE SUSPECT IN AN OPEN LOT ACROSS FROM  THE I-M-I  CONCRETE PLANT…..SERGEANT JAMES TALBOTT CHARGED
31 YEAR OLD FRANK JACQUET OF SCOTTSIVLLE WITH BURGALRY, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA……

OFFICERS RESPONDED  TO JIM SECREST-SENIOR WAY WHERE  A VEHICLE  WAS STOPPED  IN THE ROAD WAY WHILE THE
DRIVER GOT OUT TO FGHT  WITH HIS BROTHER……AND OFFICER DAVID  CLARK  CHARGED 23 YEAR OLD JASEN L. GREGORY OF
FOUR-43 HILBURN SPRINGS ROAD WITH NO REGISTRATION PLATES, NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, FAILURE TO PRODUCE AN
INSURANCE CARD  AND IMPROPER  PARKING  VIOLATIONS…..

OFFICER JEWELIE ROBINSON ARRESTED  36 YEAROLD DAVID RUPE OF 48-40 OLD GALLATIN ROAD ON A WARRANT CHARGING
TERRORISTIC THREATENING…….

36 YEAR OLD DEVIN LUPINA OF BOWLING GREEN WAS ARRESTED BY OFFICER CHRIS JOHNS  FOR VIOLATION OF A FLORIDA  E-P-
O/D-V-O…..LUPINA HAD  AN A-R-15 RIFLE AND A NINE MILI-METER HAND GUN IN HIS POSSESSION…..WHICH WAS IN VIOLATION OF
THE PROTECTIVE ORDER…….

AT TWO-10 NORTH  SIXTH….OFFICER  JOHNS CHARGED  52 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER WALKER  WITH ASSAULT  FOURTH  
DEGREE-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE….

SERGERANT TALBOTT ARRESTED 43 YEAR OLD JANOS BRISCOE OF FRANKLIN ON A PAROLE  VIOLATION  WARRANT AND A
WARREN COUNTY WARRNT CHARGING FAILURE TO APPEAR…..

26 YEAR OLD JOSHUA TAMAYO OF FOUR-ZERO-EIGHT EAST LOCUST  WAS SERVED A WARRANT CHARGING FAILURE TO APPEAR  
BY OFFICER JOHNS…..

AND OFFICER WRIGHT ARRESED 51 YEAROLD LIZABETH HUFFRED OF ONE-ZERO-FIVE NORTH FIRST-APARTMENT TWO ON TWO
WARRANTS CHARGING  FAILURE  TO APPEAR…….



BROADY
02/13/17

99 YEAR OLD EDDIE JEWELL BROADY OF GLASGOW DIED SATURDAY AT N-H-C HEALTHCARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) MORNING AT 11 AT A-F-CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME IN GLASGOW  WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION
METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY IN ALLEN COUNTY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SISTER; LORINE SMITH OF GLASGOW…AND LOCALLY  DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; SANDRA BROADY…..TWO
GRANDCHILDREN; ERNIE AND MARK BROADY ALL OF ADOLPHUS……THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



KY TAX REFUNDS
02/13/17

KENTUCKY TAXPAYERS……EXPECTING A REFUND……WON’T HAVE TO WAIT MUCH LONGER……

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SAYS TAX RETURN TESTING AND PROCESSING WAS COMPLETED EARLIER THAN
PLANNED…..AND REFUND CHECKS ARE NOW BEING PROCESSED…..

PART OF THE REASON FOR THE EARLY COMPLETION IS THE NUMBER OF TAXPAYERS WHO FILED ELECTRONICALLY……

E-FILED RETURNS ARE TYPICALLY PROCESSED WITHIN TWO TO THREE WEEKS…FOR TAXPAYERS WHO CHOOSE THE DIRECT
DEPOSIT  OPTION…..WHILE PAPER FILED RETURNS  CAN TAKE EIGHT TO 12-WEEKS TO PROCESS……



LAFAYETTE DOUBLE HOMOCIDE
02/13/17

TENNESSEE AUTHORITIES ARE INVESTIGATING A DOUBLE HOMOCIDE IN LAFAYETTE…

OFFICERS RESPONDED  TO THE 51-HUNDRED BLOCK  OF NEW HARMONY ROAD EARLY SATURDAY MORNING…..WERE 44 YEAR
OLD JAMES TURNER AND 32 YEAR OLD ALISHA MONDONI WERE KILLED IN THE SHOOTING….







SHOOTING ARREST
02/13/17
06:05AM

AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN THE SHOOTING OF FORMER CAVE CITY MAYOR CHRIS HOLDER ON NOVEMBER 23RD OF LAST
YEAR…..…

53 YEAR OLD ALBERT STEPHENS OF GLASGOW IS CHARGED IN A HART COUNTY INDICTMENT WARRANT WITH ASSAULT…..

HOLDER REMAINS IN VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..



DEATH INVESTIGATION
02/13/17

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARE CONDUCTING A DEATH INVESTIGAION….OFFICERS WERE CALLED TO  ONE-25 WEST 15TH
AVENUE WHERE A DECEASED MALE  WAS INSIDE…..

NO OTHER INFORMATION  HAS BEEN RELEASED AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES…..



FIRE AND ARREST
02/13/17

AUTHORITIES RESPONDED  TO A STRUCTURE  FIRE ON BILL DEDMAND ROAD AND  ARRESTED A BOWLING GREEN MAN….

THE PROPERTY OWNER……JOHN DANIEL……SAW SMOKE COMING FROM THE HOUSE AND HE ENTERED  TO MAKE SURE NO
ONE WAS INSIDE……THAT’S WHERE HE FOUND 22 YEAR OLD CONNEW DWYER  LAYING ON A COUCH….HERE  HAD REMOVED
HIS CLOTHING……PLACED THEM IN THE OVER…..AND  THEN URNED THE OVER ON…. CATCHING THE HOUSE ON FIRE….

DWYER  TOOK DANIEL’S TRUCK AND CRASHED INTO ANOTHER RESIDENCE…. CATCHING IT AND THE TRUCK ON FIRE…..HE
THEN ATTEMPTED TO FLEE AGAIN…BUT WAS DETAINED BY WITNESSES BEFORE FLEEING AGAIN……HE WAS FINALLY LOCATED
BY DEPUTIES……



MEETINGS
02/13/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….
CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE BEEKEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW MORNING AT 9 ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS….AND THE INTERMDEIDATE CENTER AND HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED
COUNCILS BOTH MEET TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4…..

THURSDAY MORNING AT SEVEN-30 THE CHAMBER BREAKFAST CLUB MEETS, THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE
ALZEHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 4 AND THE V-F-W MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT  AT 6…..



DOLLAR GENERAL EXPANSION
02/13/17

DOLLAR GENERAL HAS EXPANDED  INTO ITS 44TH STATE…..AS IT HAS OPENED A NEW STORE IN HANKINSON, NORTH DAKOTA….
THE COPANY IS ALSO PLANNING ON OPENING SIX MORE STORES IN NORTH DAKOTA THRU THIS SPRING….

DOLLAR GENERAL MOST RECENTLY EXTANDED FROM STORES IN 40 STATES TO 43….WITH THE OPENING OF NEW STORES IN
OREGON…..MAINE….AND RHODE ISLAND IN MARCH OF TWENTY-15…..

CURRENTLY…..DOLLAR GENERAL  HAS  13-THOUSAND-200 RETAIL LOCATIONS AND 120-THOUSAND EMPLOYEES…..



SPORTS
02/13/17

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..
IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL….
LOUISVILLE IS ON THE ROAD TO SYRACUSE…..


GIRL’S HIGH SCHOOL GAMES HAVE…..
RUSSELL COUNTY ENTERTAINING MERCER COUNTY AND TODD COUNTY CENTRAL IS AT HOME TO PLAY TRIGG COUNTY……

IN BOY’S GAMES……
CLINTON COUNTY IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON SOUTH WARREN, CUMBERLAND COUNTY ENTERTAINS  CLAY COUNTY-TENNESSEE,
GLASGOW PLAYS AT BUTLER COUNTY AND HART COUNTY IS AT HOME TO PLAY WASHINGTON COUNTY……







BURGLARY
02/10/17

STATE POLICE FROM THE COLUMBIA POST ARE INVESTIGATING A BURGLAY AND THEFT IN ADAIR COUNTY….

FORCED ENTRY WAS MADE INTO A  RESIDENCE ON WEED/SPARKSVILLE ROAD… WHERE A WHIRLPOOL WASHER AND DRYER…..
1982  HONDA  C-X-500-C MOTORCYCLE…AND OTHER ASSORTED AUTOMOTIVE  AND CARPENTRY  TOOLS WERE TAKEN….

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION  ON THHIS INDICENT IS  ASKED TO CONTACT STATE POLICE   AT  800-TWO-TWO-TWO-55-55……



TORNADO
02/10/17

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CONFIRMED THAT A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN TRIGG COUNTY TUESDAY NIGHT…..

THE E-F-ZERO TORNADO  HAD WIND PEAKS OF 80 MILES-PER-HOUR…..WAS 50-YARDS WIDE….AND WAS ON THE GROUND
ABOUT TWO-MIIES….

THE STORM WAS ABOUT SIX MILES NORTHWEST OF CADIZ…..NEAR LAKE BARKLEY…..



SPORTS
02/10/17

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETUEN HOME TONIGHT TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX…….BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT GYM……KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION
ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…… WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM……WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-40 THIS
AFTERNOON…….-



THE PATROTS AND  LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO METCALFE COUNTY LAST NIGHT……AND THE LADY PATRIOTS LOST
TO THE LADY HORNETS  65 TO 54…

AND THE  PATRIOTS CAME OUT WITH A BIG WIN AS THEY BEAT METCALFE  COUNTY 63 TO 39... HERE’S KYLE HARWOOD WITH
YOUR US BANK GAME WRAP UP…







VISITORS GUIDE
02/09/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM HAS RELEASED THE  TWENTY-17….. ”OFFICIAL VISITOR’S GUIDE…..WHICH
FEATURES  A STATE MAP WITH THE PATH OF THE UPCOMING “GRAT AMERICN SOLAR ECLIPSE” HIGHLIGHTED……

THE 147 PAGE GUIDE HAS COMPREHENVISE INFORMATION ABOUT ATTRACTIONS…. LODGING….DINING…. SHOPPING….AND
ENTERTAINMEN AND RECREATION OPTIONS IN THE NINE REGIONS OF THE COMMONWEALTH……

THE  “VISITORS GUIDE” IS AVAILABEL IN PRINTED VERSION AT THE COMMONWEALTH’S SEVEN STAFFED WELCOME
CENTERS……AND AT THE KENTUCKY ARTISAN CENTER IN BEREA…..OR BY CALLING 800-TWO-TWO-FIVE-87-47….
AND AN ON-LINE VERSION IS AVAILABLE AT…..KENTUCKY-TOURISM-DOT-COM…….



CAMPBELLSVILLE FIELD HOUSE BURNS
02/09/17

AN EXPLOSION   AT  CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY YESTERDAY  BADLY DAMAGED THE FIELD HOUSE….….

FIRE OFFICIALS SAY A WATER HEATER EXPLOWED  IN  THE  “H-AND-W” FIELD HOUSE…..WHICH HOUSES THE UNVIERITY’S
SOFTBALL AND SOCCER PROGRAMS…..

THERE WERE THREE PEOPLE IN THE FIELD HOUSE AT THE TIME…..AND ALL MADE IT OUT UNINJURED……



STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH
02/09/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN DELIVERED HIS STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH ADDRESSS TO A JOINT SESSION OF THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY LAST NIGHT…..AND SAID SOME WILL HAVE TO PAY MORE  UNDER A PROPOSAL TO OVER-HAUL KENTUCKY’S TAX
CODE…..
BEVIN SAID HE WILL CALL A SPECIAL SESSION LATER THIS  YEAR TO DEAL WITH THE TAX CODE……AND THE PROPOSAL WILL
NOT BE ‘TAX NEUTRAL”……

THE GOVERNOR ALSO SAID HE WILL BRING CHARTER SCHOOL TO KENTUCKY….. REWARD PUBLICLY FUNDED COLLEGES AND
UNIVERSITIES THAT TURN OUT MORE GRADUCATES FOR ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING JOBS…..AND APOINT  A “CZAR”
TO OVERSEE THE COMMONWEALTH’S FOSTER CARE AND ADOPTION SYSTEM…..



HOLLAND
02/09/17

45 YEAR OLD BILLY HOLLAND OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE  TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; TRACY HOLLAND…..TWO SONS; CODY AND COOPER…..TWO DAUGHTERS; RAILEY HOLLAND AND
KATELYN BOLES…..HIS MOTHER; NELL HOLLAND…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; LEE AND AMANDA….. AND HIS FATHER-IN-
LAW AND MOTHER-IN-LAW;  JOHN READ AND ZELDA FOSTER ALL OF SCOTTSIVLLE…..AND TWO AUNTS; ROYCE FAYE ADAMSON
OF BOWLING GREEN AND JUDY AND MICHAEL PATRICK OF SCOTTSVILLE…..



SPORTS
02/09/17

THE PATRIOTS AND LDAY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT TO METCALFE COUNTY….

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON
SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND   99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM……WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-40 THIS
AFTERNOON……






GUTIERREZ
02/08/17

87 YEAR OLD JOSE TREVINO  “JOE”  GUTIERREZ OF EAST ENTERPRISE, INDIANA DIED MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNDAIN RUN
CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS   AFTER ONE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DOROTHY STAGGS GUTIERREZ……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CINDY AND BARRY LITTLE OF
GEORGIA….FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; ARTHUR,  JOSE AND SYDNEY, ANTHONY AND ANDY AND MARIA….TWO STEP-
DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; RINDA AND BOB REED AND GLENNA AND DAN NICHOLAS…..A STEP-SON; JEFF STAGGS….AND A
BROTHER; JOHNNY  ALL OF INDIANA…..AND FOUR SISTERS; PETRA LOPEZ OF COLORADO AND MARY GUTIERREZ, FRANCES
GUTIERREZ AND ELVA SEQUNVO  ALL OF TEXAS……SIX GRANDCHILDREN, A STEP-GRANDCHILD, SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
AND A STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



HEALTH INSURANCE
02/08/17

THE FOUNDATION FOR A HEALTHY KENTUCKY  SAYS MORE THAN 70-PERCENT OF THE NEARLY 234-THOUSNAD KENTUCKY
ADULTS……WHO STILL DON’T HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE…..WERE WORKING EITHER  PART-OR-FULL-TIME….AND NEARLY  HALF
HAD INCOMES LOW ENOUGH TO QUALIFY FOR MEDICAID……

NEARLY  45-PERCENT OF UNINSURED ADULTS HAD COMPLETED HIGH SCHOOL….AND ANOTHER  37-PERCENT HAD TAKE SOME
COLLEGE COURSES OR EARNED A COLLEGE  DEGREE……

THE TWENTY-16  REPORT SHOWED  NO STATISTICAL CHANGE IN THE RATE OF UNSURED FROM THE TWENTY-15 REPORT….

MORE THAN A QUARTER OF THE UNINSURED WERE CHILDREN…..AND ANOTHER 34-PERCENT WERE YOUNG ADULTS…..AGES
19-TO-34….…..



YUM CENTER
02/07/17

“POLLSTAR MAGAZINE”  HAS RELEASED  ITS ANNUAL  “TOP 200 YEAR-END RANKINGS”…..
AND THE K-F-C YUM CENTER IN LOUISVILLE…..IS RANKED 30TH IN THE NATION AND 59TH  IN THE WORLD   FOR TICKET SALES
BY A VENUE…..HAVING SOLD NEARLY 300-THOUSAND TICKETS FOR CONCERTS AND FAMILY SHOWS…..HOWEVER…..THAT
TOTAL DOES NOT INCLDUE SPORTING EVENTS……PRIVATE MEETINGS….OR TRADE SHOWS….….

LAST YEAR  THE YUM CENTER  HOSTED 130 EVENTS…..INCLUDING   FOUR OF THE TOP 10 TOURS IN THE WORLD…...AND NINE
SOLD OUT SHOWS……



CHILD ABUSE UP
02/08/17

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  FOR COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES…..THE NUMBER OF SUBSTANTIATED  
FINDINGS OF CHILD ABUSE  AND NEGLECT IN THE COMMONWEALTH  ROSE  55-PERCENT  OVER A FOUR YEAR PERIOD….

THERE WERE 15-THOUSAND-378   FINDING OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT IN FISCAH YEAR TWENTY-16…..WHICH WAS UP
FROM   99-HUNDRED-34  IN TWENTY-12…..

THE INCREASES HAVE OCCURRED SINCE THEN GOVERNOR STEVE BESHEAR ESTABLISHED AN INDEPENDENT PANEL…..IN
TWENY-12……TO REVIEW SUCH CASES……



SPORTS
02/08/17

THE PATRIOTS  AND LADY PATRIOTS  WERE ON THE ROAD  TO GREENWOOD LAST NIGHT…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOTS  DEFEATED THE LADY GATORS  57 TO 41…..

WHILE THE PATRIOTS DROPPPED   A 46 TO 43 DECISION  TO THE GATORS…..

THE NEXT GAMES FOR BOTH TEAMS  WILL BE THURSDAY  WHENTHEY PLAY AT METCALFE COUNTY…….


THREE BASKETBALL GOALS…..THAT HAVE BEEN USED IN RUPP ARENA FOR YEARS…. ARE NOW FOR SALE TO THE HIGHEST
BIDDER…..

THE LEXINGTON CENTER SAYS  BIDDING IS OPEN UNTIL FEBRUARY 27TH….

BESIDES BEING USED FOR  U-K MEN’S GAMES…..THE GOALS HAVE BEEN USED FOR  FOUR   N-C-A-A  MEN’S AND WOMEN’S
TOURNAMENT  GAMES…..FOUR  N-B-A  PRE-SEASON GAMES…...AND 16  K-H-S-DOUBLE-A  SWEET 16 TOURNAMENTS……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE INCREASES
01/27/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT  AND TRAINING…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  ROSE FROM
THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN NOVEMBER TO THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT IN DECEMBER…… HOWEER….THE   DECEMBER
TWENTY-16   JOBLESS WAS WELL BELOW THE FIVE- PERCENT RECORDED  IN DECEMBER OF TWENTY-15……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED FROM  THREE-POINT-THREE
PERCENT IN WARREN COUNTY TO FIVE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN EDMONSON  COUNTY…………

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..OLDHAM COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE  AT TWO-POINT-NINE  PERCENT….
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY  HAD THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  LE AT 13-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…………



FISCAL COURT
01/27/17

THERE WAS A LARGE CROWD ON HAND LAST NIGHT…..IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING…..AS ALLEN FISCASL COURT MET TO
CONSIDER A NEW POULTRY ORDINACE…..
ONE OF THOSE IN ATTENDANCE WAS WARRRN BEALER….WITH THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE  OF AG POLICY…..WHO TALKED
ABOUT THE   BENEFITS  OF THE POULTRY INDUSTRY……WHICH NOW MAKES UP 23-PERCNET OF AGRICULTURE INCOME…..

SOME RESIDENTS EXPRESSED CONCERN ABOUT ODER AND OTPROBLEMS WITH THE POULTRY BARNS…..IT WAS NOTED THAT
BACK IN THE LATE 90s……WHEN THE CURRENT POULTRY HOUSES IN ALLEN COUNTY WERE BUILT…..THERE WERE NO LOCAL
OR STATE STANDARDS……AND TONY PESKATORI WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY DISCUSSSED THE CHANGES THAT HAVE
BEEN MADE SINCE THEN…..

AND ON A FIVE TO ONE  VOTE…….FISCAL COURT APPROVED FIRST READING OF A NEW POULTRY ORDINANCE FOR ALLEN
COUNTY……..



ECONOMIC NEWS
01/27/17

IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT  BUILDERS FIRST-SOURCE…..A MANUFACTURER  OF TRUSSES…. WALL PANELS….PER-
HUNG DOORS…..AND OTHER COMPONENTS WILL LOCATE IN BOWLING GREEN…. THE SIX-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLARS
INVESTMENT IS EXPECTED TO CREATED 79 FULL-TIME JOBS……

AND STARK TRUSS COMPANY IS RELOCATING ITS FACILTY FROM AUBURN TO FRANKLIN……THE NEARLY TWO-MILLION DOLLAR
INVESTMENT IS EXPECTED TO CREATE  22 FULL-TIME JOBS……



AMISH LAWSUIT
01/27/17

IN LOGAN COUNTY…..TWO MEMBERS OF  THE AMISH COMMUNITY’S LAW SUIT,  AGAINST AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING HORSES
WEAT EXCREMENT-CATCHING BAGS….HAS BEEN MOVED TO FEDERAL COURT…..

THE SUIT….WHICH NAMES THE AUBURN MAYOR AND POLICE CHIEF AS DEFENDANTS….. CLAIMS THE ORDINANCE TARGETS THE
AMISH…..DISCRIMINATES AGAINST THEM…....AND INFRINGES ON THEIR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS……



WANTED PERSON
01/27/17

STATE POLCIE IS ATTEMPTING  TO LOCATE A SMITHS GROVE MAN…..WHO’S BEEN INDICTED BY THE EDMONSON COUNTY GRAND
JURY.....ON MULTIPLE COUNTS OF RAPE….SODOMY…..AND SEXUAL ABOUSE ON A MALE SUBJECT…..

31 YEAR OLD DUSTIN RAY RUSSELL  IS A WHITE MALE…….SIX FEET TALL….WEIGHS 170 POUNDS….AND HAS BROWN HAIR  AND
BLUE EYEES….

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF DUSTIN RUSSELL  IS  ASKED TO CALL POST THREE  AT SEVEN-EIGHT-
TWO-20-10…….



SAFFELL
01/27/17

75 YEAR OLD BARBARA ANN SAFFELL OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT GLENVIEW HEALTH CARE IN GLASGOW…..
THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OF SERVICVES……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JEFFERY AND CANDY OF MISSOURI…..A DAUGHTER; ELIZABETH SAFFELL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; JERRY STANFILL OF MISSOURI AND RICHARD AND BESSIE STANFILL
AND TOMMY AND TOMMY KAYE STANFILL ALL OF TENNESSEE….. AND A SITER; BOBBIE SAFFELL OF MISSOURI…..FOUR
GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/27/17

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO CLINTON COUNTY TONIGHT……


AT THE GIRLS ALL “A” STATE TOURNAMENT……MONROE COUNTY TAKES ON MURRAY….
AND IN THE BOYS TOURNAMENT…..RUSSELLVILLE BATTLES MAYFIELD……







FISCAL COURT POULTRY PRODUCTION
01/26/17

TONIGHT AT SIX……ALLEN FISCAL COURT WILL MEET IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING….TO HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON
PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE COUNTY’S POULTRY ORDINANCE….CONCERNING LARGE-SCALE POULTRY PRODUCTION
BARNS…….

THE MAIN CHANGE PRODUCERS ARE ASKING FOR IS TO RAISE THE LIMIT OF BIRDS IN EACH HOUSE FROM THE CURRENT LIMIT
OF EIGHT-THOUSAND TO ABOUT 20-THOUSANE…..TO MAKE POULTRY PRODUCTION  A VABLE LOCAL FARMING OPERATION…….



KINDERGARTEN AGE CUTOFF
01/26/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION  HAS CHANGED THE AGE CUTOFF DATE FOR CHILDREN ENTERING
KINDERGARTEN IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..

FOR YEARS…..THE CUTOFF DATE HAD BEEN OCTOBER FIRST…..HOWEVER…. STARTING WITH  THE TWENTY-17-18 SCHOOL
YEAR…..CHILDREN  MUST BE FIVE YEAS OLD ON OR BEFORE  AUGUST FIRST TO BE ABLE TO ENTER KINDERGARTWN……

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS APPROVED THE CHANGE FIVE YEARS AGO…..BUT IT WASN’T IMPLEMENTED  UNTIL NOW…..HOWEVER…..
PARENTS CAN R EQUEST AN  EARLY ENROLLMENT OPTION FO CHILDREN BORN AFTER AUGUST  FIRST…….



WKU SUMMER PROGRAM
01/26/17

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  IS OFFERING A NEW SUMMER PROGRAM….AIMED AT EASING STUDENTS’ TRANSITION INTO
COLLEGE…..….

“SUMMER START”…..WHICH IS HELD  ON THE BOWLING GREEN CAMPUS….. OFFERS AN INTRODUCTIION TO COLLEGE FOR FIRST
YEAR STUDENTS…..CONNECTING THEM TO CAMPUS LIFE…..WHILE LIVING IN RESIDENCE HALLS….

STUDENTS CAN COMPLETE SIX CREDIT HOURS….TAKE ADVANTAGE OF TUITION SAVING…..AND GET TO KNOW OTHER
STUDENTS AND STAFF THROUGH SOCIAL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES……



RICHARDS
01/26/17

81 YEAR OLD NATHAN CARLINE RICHARDS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN
COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 SATURDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; CARRIE B. RICHARDS….AND TWO SONS; NATHAN AND JOSEPH ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER
AND SISTER-IN-LAW; RONDAL AND CAROL OF FLORIDA…..A SISTER-IN-LAW; WANDA RICHARDS….AND A BROTEHR-IN-LAW; MAXIE  
“BUBBY” BROWN AND WIFE ANN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….TWO GRANDCHILDREN, TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, A NEPHEW AND
TWO NIECES ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/26/17

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS HOST SOUTH WARREN….







CORVETTE ATTENDANCE UP
01/25/17
08:05AM

LAST YEAR…..THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM RECORDED  ITS SECOND-HIGHEST ATTENDNANCE…..AS  228-THOUSAND-363  
VISITED THE MUSEUM…..WHICH WAS UP THREE-POINT-FIVE  PERCENT FROM  TWENTY-15….

MUSEUM OFFICIALS SAY THE ONLY YEAR WHEN THE MUSEUM DREW MORE VISITORS WAS IN TWENTY-14…..WHEN A MASSIVE
SINKHOLD SWALLOWED EIGHT CARS…..

THE GIANT HOLE WAS EVENTUALLY PLUGGED……AND THE MUSEUM NOW HAS AN INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT ABOUT THE
SINKHOLE…..AND THE CORVETTES SWALOWED BY THE SINKHOLE ARE STILL ON DISPLAY…..

ATTENDANCE AT THE NEARBY MOTORSPORTS PARK WAS ALSO UP…..AS                  57-THOUSAND  VISITED THE
FACILITY……WHICH  OPENED  IN TWENTY-14……



NEW WKU PRESIDENT
01/25/17
06:05AM

DURING THEIR MEETING ON FRIDAY….THE WESTEN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY BOARD OF REGENTS…..WILL CONSIDER HIRING A
NEW PRESIDENT….

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS  VICE-CHANCELLOR FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS…..TIMOTHY CABONI  WHO IS THE “PREFERRED CANDIDATE”….
WILL BE ON THE WESTERN CAMPUS TODAY AND TOMORROW TO ATTEND CAMPUS FORUMS…...







PURSUIT
01/25/17
06:05AM

A PURSUIT BY STATE POLCIE……ON THE NATCHER PARKWAY…..LEADS TO THE RECOVERY OF A STOLEM VEHICLE  AND TWO
ARRESTS…

31 YEAR OLD JOHN MOODY OF NASHVILLE HIT A CONCRETE BARRIER AT THE BOAT RAMP ON   “OLD RIVER ROAD”  IN
MORGANTOWN…..AND THE STOLEN S-U-V HE WAS DRIVING ENDED UP IN THE GREEN RIVER WHERE MOODY FLED ON FOOT….

HE WAS LOCATED BY A K-NINE UNIT……BUT DURING THAT TIME…. 28 YEAR OLD JENNY HOLLIMAN  FOR MSISISSE CALLED   NINE-
ONE-ONE THREE TIMES TO REPORT A CRIME….IN AN EFFORT TO KEEP OFFICER FROM LOCATING MOODY…..
MOODY WAS CHARGED WITH A NUMBER OF TRAFFIC OFFENSES AND ALSO HAD WARANTS FROM  MISSISSIPPI SERVED ON HIM….

AND HOLLIMAN WAS CHARGED WITH RECEIVING STOLEN PROPEERTY  AND FALSELY REORTING AN INCIDENT….





LOCAL OPTION ELECTON
01/25/17

THE FIRST COUNTY WIDE  LOCAL OPTION ELECTION  WAS HELD IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY…..WITH ONE QUESTION ON THE
BALLOTT…..

ARE YOU IN FAVOR OF THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

36-PERCENT OF ELIGIBLE VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS…..AND THE PROPOSAL WAS DEFEATED WITH THE NO’s  CASTING  TWO-
THOUSAND-908 VOTES…..AND THE YES VOTES WERE TWO-THOUSAND-296…..

THE LAST  WET/DRY  ELECTION WAS HELD IN SCOTTSVILLE IN 1968…..



THERE WERE OTHER WET/DRY ELECTIONS YESTERDAY…..
CLINTON COUNTY AND TODD COUNTY BOTH VOTED TO REMAIN DRY…..
WHILE HARTFORD, IN OHIO COUINTY, APPROVED MAKING THE CITY WET….

AND  RESIDENT OF SMITHS GROVE  APPROVED THE BLUEGRASS VINEYARD  SELLING WINE AT ITS LOCATION…….



SPORTS
01/25/17

THE LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT…..AND WERE DEFEATED BY BOWLING GREEN  75 TO 56....
HERE’S KYLE HARWOOD WITH YOUR US BANK GAME WRAP UP…
NEWS-5………………..:26…Q- LADY PATRIOTS 56
FOLLOWING THE GAME…..LADY PATRIOT HEAD COACH BRAD BONDS TALKED ABOUT BOWLING GREEN’S PRESSURE
DEFENSE…..….
NEWS-6……………….:16……………Q-PRESSURE BEFORE
THE NEXT GAME FOR THE LADY PATRIOTS WILL BE FRIDAY NITH WHEN THE TRAVEL TO CLINTON COUNTY……


THE AMERICAN CORNHOLE ORGANIZATION WILL BE HOLDING ITS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN OWENSBORO  AT THE END OF
JULY…AS CONTESTANTS WILL BE COMPETING FOR  30-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN PRIZE MONEY….