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ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/20/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS REPORTED ANOTHER DEATH IN THE COMMUNITY WITH CONTRIBUTING FACTORS TO COVID-
19……WE HERE AT WVLE AND WLCK SEND OU DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY…..

THE HEALTH  DEPARTMENT REPORTED     19       NEW CASES OF COVID-19 SINCE THREE FRIDAY AFTERNOON……1 SATURDAY…..SIX SUNDAY…..AND
12 YESTERDAY.....………

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    488  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   416  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   60   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 11 DEATHS…..

THERE ARE   23   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF
ALLEN COUNTY……



BLUEGRASS SALE
10/20/20

VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN ASSETS OF BLUEGRASS CELLUAR…..WHICH WENT INTO OPERATION
29 YEARS AGO AND PROVIDES WIRELESS SERVICE TO 210-THOUSAND CUSTOMERS IN 34-COUNTIES……

THE ACQUISTION IS SUBJECT TO F-C-C APPROVAL AND OTHER CONDITIONS…..AND IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE LATE THIS YEAR OR EARLY IN 20-21……




ESCAPEES LOCATED
10/20/20

STATE POLICE LOCATED TO ESCAPEES FROM THE MACON COUNTY JAIL IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY……

25 YEAR OLD JEREMY FULLER AND 22 YEAR OLD JOSEH WHITMORE….BOTH OF LAFAYETTE….WERE FOUND IN AN  ABANDONED RESIDENCE  ON
SOUTH OAK FOREST ROAD…..

A VAN THEY HAD TAKEN FOLLOWING THEIR ESCAPE WAS ALSO RECOVERED…..



TOGETHER FOR CHRISTMAS
10/20/20

SIGN UPS  FOR THE ANNUAL….TOGETHER FOR CHRISTMAS PROGRAM….ARE BEING TAKEN THIS WEEK….THRU FRIDAY…..AT DUGAS PARK……

THE FATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE AND THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL’S YOUTH SERVICE CENTER PARTNER FOR THE PROGRAM WHICH PROVIDES
LOWER INCOME FAMILIES WITH   GIFTS IN DECEMBER…..

THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL DO THE SHOPPING FOR THE FAMILIES…..AND   A    DRIVE-THRU PICK UP OF THE GIFTS  WILL BE DECEMBER 12TH…..
FROM NINE TO NOON…..AT THE HIGH SCHOOL…….



GOSNELL
10/20/20

74 YEAR OLD KATHLEEN GOSNELL DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON;  J-R SUTTON OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO DAUGHTERS  AND SONS-IN-LAW; KATHYAND JAMES GOSNELL OF ADOLPHUS AND
ELIZABETH AND TIMMY WATSON OF SCOTTSVILLE….TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; EUGENE COTTON OF OWENSBORO AND CHARLES AND
MATILDA COTTON OF BEAVER DAM…..A SISTER; ROSE SIMPSON OF ELIZABETHTOWN…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; PATRICIA COTTON OF BEAVER
DAM……SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/20/20

AFTER BEING POSTPONED YESTERDAY…..THE 15TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT  WITH THE  LADY PATRIOTS  SEEKING A
FOURTH CONSECUTIVE DISTRICT 15 TOURNAMENT CHAMPSIONSHIP….

TONIGHT GAMES HAVE BEEN MOVED TO ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE AS THE LADY PATRIOTS  TAKES ON MONROE COUNTY AT FIVE….AND THEN
BARREN COUNTY BATTLES GLASGOW……
THE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH WILL BE TOMORROW……







ESCAPEES
10/19/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS SEARCHING FOR TWO ESCAPEES FROM THE MACON COUNTY JAIL…..

JOSEPH WHITTEMORE AND JEREMY FULLER ESCAPED LAST NIGHT AND THEN STOLE A VAN THAT HAS BEEN LOCATED IN ALLEN COUNTY IN THE
SOUTH OAK FOREST CHURCH/FLEET ROAD AREA OF ADOLPHUS…..

THE TWO SUBJECTS ARE BELIVED TO STILL BE IN THE AREA…..MAKE SURE TO LOCK ALL BUILDINGS AND ESPECIALLY VEHICLES……

IF YOU SEE THESE TWO INDIVIDUALS  OR  ANYTHING SUSPICIOUS…..CONTACT THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AT TWO-THREE-SEVEN-32-
10…..



PEDESTRIAN SAFETY MONTH
10/19/20

THE KENTUCKY OFFICE OF HIGHAY SAFETY IS PARTNERING WITH  THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION THIS MONTH…..FOR
NATIONAL PEDESTRIAN SAFEY MONTH……
APPROXIMATELY  17-PERCENT OF  PEOPLE KILLED IN ROAYWAT-RELATED INCIDENTS ARE PEDESTRIANS…..WHICH EQUATES TO ONE EVERY 84-
MINUTES……WITH A MAJORITY OF THOSE BEING DISTRICTED BY USING THEIR CELL PHONE…..

LAST YEAR IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..THERE WERE  74-PEDETRIAN DEATHS….WITH 60 OCCURING AFTER DARK…..AND SO FAR THIS YEAR…..THERE
HAVE BEEN 58 PEDESTRIAN DEATHS…..40 OF WHICH OCCURRED AFTER DARK….



COVID VACCINE DISTRIBUTION
10/19/20

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH HAS RELEASED A DRAFT PLAN FOR DISTRIBUTING THE  COVID-19  VACINE TO LOCAL HEALTH
DEPARTMENTS AND HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS….

THE DEPARTMENT ANTICIPATES THE FIRST SHIPMENT OF THE VACCINE WOULD BE DELIVED TO THE COMMONWEALTH SOMETIME BETWEEN LATE 20-
20 AND EARLY     20-21…….

THE FIRST PHASE OF THE PLAN WILL HELP INSURE THOSE MOST AT RISK….. INCLUDING CERTAIN HEALTH CARE WORKERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS
HAVE ACCESS TO THE VACCINATION……
PHASE TWO INCLUDE FORD SERVICE EMPLOYEES….TRANSPORTATION WORKERS….AND HIGH EDUCATION OFFICIALS….
THE THIRD PHASE  ARE INDIVIDUALS 60-YEARS OLD AND OLDE…..HIGH RISK CHILDREN….AND PREGNANT WOMEN…..
AND THE REST OF THE COMMONWEALTH CAN BE VACCINATED BY PHASE FOUR……




COVID UPDATE
10/19/20

THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF THE COROAN-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY FELL TO 812 YESTERDAY……116 WERE FROM CHILDREN UP THROUGH AGE 18…..
OF WHICH 28 WERE AGE FIVE AND UNDER…..

THE RAISES THE TOTAL NUMBER OF COVID-19 CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH TO 87-THOUSAND-607…..

FIVE MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..INCREASEING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIUS TO  13-
HUNDRED-17……

DUE TO LIMITED REPORTING ON SUNDAYS…..SOME INFORMATION IS DELAYED UNTIL TODAY…..AND THAT INCLUDES THE TOTAL  NUMBER OF TESTS
PERFORMED….THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS HOSPITALIZED……THOSE WHO HAVE RECOVERED….AND THE POSITIVITY RATE……



ABORTION LAW UPHELD
10/19/20

THE  U-S  SIX CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS HAS RULED  TO UPHOLD  KENTUCKY’S “TRANSFER-AGREEMENT LAW”  AND ITS IMPLEMENTING
REGULATION  THAT REQUIRES ABORTION CLINICE HAVE A TRANSFER AGREEMENT  WITH A HOSPITAL….. AS-WELL-AS  AN AGREEMENT WITH A LOCAL
AMBULANCE PROVIDER…..……

THE TRANSFER AGREEMENT…..WHICH WAS PASSED BY THE  1998 GENERAL ASSEMBLY….ENSURES ABORTION CLINCS CAN TRANSFER PATIENTS TO
LOCAL HOSPITALS IN THE SAFEST AND FASTEST WAY POSSIBLE IN CASE OF A MEDICAL EMERGENCY OR COMPLICATION…….



SPORTS
10/19/20

THE JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM GOES GO GLASGOW…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM WILL BE SEEKING A FOURTH CONSECUTIVE DISTRICT 15 TOURNAMENT CHAMPSIONSHIP….WHEN THE
TOURNAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT AT BARREN COUNTH HIGH SCHOOL…..

AC/S TAKES ON MONROE COUNTY AT FIVE….AND THENN BARREN COUNTY BATTLES GLASGOW……
THE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH WILL BE TOMORROW……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/16/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     FIVE       NEW CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY…..………

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    458  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   406  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   42   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 10 DEATHS…..

THERE ARE   28   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF
ALLEN COUNTY……



KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
10/16/20

WHILE KENTUKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FELL IN SEPTEMBER….COMPARED TO AUGUST…..OFFICIALS ATTRIBUTE IT TO PEOPLE GIVING UP THEIR
JOB SERCH….. DUE TO THE CORONA-VIRUS……

ACCORDING TO THE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET….THE COMMONWEALTH’S SEPTEMBER JOBLESS RATE WAS FIVE-POINT-
SIX PERCENT….. WHICH WAS DOWN ONE-POINT-PERCENT FROM AUGUST….BUT UP ONE-POINT-THREE PERCENT COMPARED TO LAST
SEPTEMBER…..

EVEN WITH THE DROP…..DR. MIKE CLARK WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY’S CENTER FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC RESEARCH…..THE
NUMBER OF PEOPLE WORKING IN THE COMMONWEALTH   WAS STILL DOWN  EIGHT-POINT-NINE PERENT COMPARED TO THE MONTHS JUST BEFORE
THE PANDEMIC…….



TRAVELING WALL
10/16/20

YOU HAVE A OPPORTUNITY THIS WEEK-END TO VISIT THE……. “VIETNAM TRAVELING MEMORIAL WALL”  IN GLASGOW…..WHICH IS SET UP IN THE
BEAVER TRAIL PARK THRU MONDAY……

THE TRAVELING WALL IS A REPLICA OF THE ONE IN WASHINGTON D-C….HONORING THE LIVES LOST DURING THE VIETNAM WAR…….



COFFEE
10/16/20

47 YEAR OLD TERRY COFFEE OF HOLLAND SIDE SEPTEMBER 26TH AT HIS RESIDENCE……MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON
AT TWO AT NINE-72 WALNUT HILL ROAD……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS FATHER; STANLY COFFEE OF HOLLAND…..A BROTHER; DAVID OF TENNESSEE…..AND TWO HALF-SISTERS; AMY BERRY AND
HUSBAND SCOTTY OF TENNESSEE AND JENNIFER MCMILLAN OF FLORIDA……



CECIL
10/16/20

67 YEAR OLD DORIS JUNE MARR CECIL OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WESNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE……THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OR FUNERAL
SERVICE AS CREAMATION WAS CHOSEN…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SISTER; CHARLOTTE LINVILLE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE NIECES AND A NEPHEW ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/16/20

THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TONIGHT…..TO CELEBRATE HOMECOMING……AS THEY TAKE ON WARREN EAST……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..HOMECOMING ACTIVITIES WILL BE AT HALF-TIME….. AND IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT FIELD…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE
THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…….AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE….STARTING AT SIX-40 TONIGHT…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/15/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     SEVEN       NEW CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY…..………

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    463  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   401  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   42   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 10 DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   43   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……



NEW DG STORE
10/15/20

DOLLAR GENERAL  IS  INTRODUCING ITS NEWEST RETAIL STORE CONCEPT…. POPSHELF STORES…..WHICH WILL OPEN LATER THIS FALL  WITH 95-
PERCENT OF THE ITEMS PRICED AT FIVE-DOLLARS OR LESS……

THE NEW……POPSHELF STORES…..WILL BE LOCATED IN DIVERSE SUBURBAN COMMUNITIES  WITH A TOTAL HOUSEHOLD ANNUAL INCOME RANGING
FROM  50 TO 125-THOUSAND DOLALRS…..

THE FIRST TWO……POPSHELF STORES…..WILL OPEN  NEAR NASHVILLE IN THE HENDERSON AND CLARKSVILLE COMMUNITIES…..WITH CURRENT
PLANS TO HAVE 30….POPSHELF STORES….OPEN BY THE END OF FISCAL YEAR  20-21…….



MAMMOTH CAVE SHARKS
10/15/20

SCIENTISTS AT MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HAVE BEEN DIGGING TROUGH FOSSILS…..SINCE NOVEMBER OF LAST YEAR….. AND HAVE IDENTIFIED
AT LEAST 40 DIFFERENT SPECIES  OF SHARKS THAT LIVED IN THE PARK…..

THE FOSSILS…..MOSTLY TEETH AND FIN SPINES…..WERE FOUND IN THE LIMESTONE CEILINGS AND WALLS IN REMOTE LOATIONS DEEP WITHIN THE
CAVE……



SPORTS
10/15/20

THE PATRIOT CROSS COUNTY TEAM IS  SCHEDULED TO RUN IN THE BARREN COUNTY INVITATIONAL…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM TRAVELS  TO OHIO COUNTY……


TONIGHT’S THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL GAME BETWEEN THE CHIEFS AND  BUFFALO HAS BEEN MOVED TO MONDAY…….







SCHOOL REPORT CARD
10/14/20

KENTUCKY’S 172-SCHOOL DISTRICTS CLOSED TO “IN-PERSON” CLASSES IN MARCH TO HELP CONTAIN THE SPREAD OF THE CORONA-VIUS…..AND
DUE TO THE CLOSURE…..THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION APPLIED FOR AND RECEIVD A WAIVER FROM THE  “U-S” DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION FOR ASSESSMENTS…..ACCOUNTABILITY….AND SCHOOL IDENTIFICATION REPORTING REQUIREMENTS…..
SO DUE TO THE WAVIER…..DATA IS LIMITED FOR THE 20-20 SCHOOL REPORT CARD RELEASE….
HOWEVER….. ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL SUPERINDENDENT TRAVIS HAMBY INDICATED THE SCHOOL REPORT CARD DOES HAVE SOME KEY DATA
WORTH NOTING…..
AS STUDENTS DEMONSTRATING KINDERGARTEN READINESS INCREASED FROM 61-POINT-FIVE PERCENT TO 63-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..ENGLISH
LEARNER ACCESS RESULTS SURPASSED THE GOAL OF 23-POINT-SIX PERCENT….ACHIEVING  41-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..
A-P EXAM QUALIFYING SCORES INCREASED FROM  39-PERCENT TO 42-PRCENT…..
DUAL CREDIT ENROLLMENT INCREASED FROM 412 TO 450 STUDENTS….BUT THE PERCENT OF STUDENTS RECEIVING A QUALIFYING GRADE
DROPPED SLIGHTLY FROM  87-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT TO 85-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..
AND THE FOUR AND FIVE YEAR AVERAGE GRADUATION RATE INCREASED FROM      95-POINT-ONE PERCENT TO 95-POINT-THREE PERCENT…….



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/14/20
06:0AM

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     ONE       NEW CASE OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY…..………

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    446  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   396  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   40   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN 10 DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   71   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……





COVID UPDATE
10/14/20

THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS DECLINED IN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY……FROM A EARLIER…..AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR
REPORTED 776 NEW CASES OF COVID-19…….
111 OF THE NEW CASES WERE CHILDREN  18 AND UNDER…..WHILE 22 WERE AGE FIVE AND UNDER……AND THAT BRINGS THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO   
81-THOUSAND-691 CASES……

THERE WRE ALSO 14 MORE DEATHS REPORTED YESTERDAY…..MEANING THERE HAVE NOW BEEN ONE-THOUSAND-269 KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE
VIRUS…..

THE POSITIVITY RATE IS FOUR-POINT-59 PERCENT…..
AND AT LEAST  13-THOUSAND-986 HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



COX
10/14/20

73 YEAR OLD JUDY BARNFIELD COX OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HAYSVILLE CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW
(THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MICHAEL AND LESLIE OF AKERSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KERRI AND JIMMY
SHRUM OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JUSTIN AND CHRISTY BARNFIELD OF TENNESSEE…..AND A SISTER; PATRICIA HOLLAND
OF THE AMOS COMMUNITY….. SIX GRANDCHILDREN. THREE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN, A GREAT-GRANDCHILD AND SEVEN STEP-GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….




MCPEAK
10/14/20

56 YEAR OLD BONNIE LOU TURNER MCPEAK OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERQAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CHESTNUT POINT CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFGER 11 THIS MORNING
(WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; STEVE MCPEAK…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; JESSICA AND KENT STAMPS OF FRANKLIN AND ERICA
AND CHAD WARD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; PHILLIPS TURNER OF TENNESSEE, LARRY AND NATALIE TURNER AND
PAUL “SOCK” TURNER ALL OF GAMALIEL….AND JEFF AND SUSAN TURNER OF TOMPKINSVILLE……AND TWO SISTERS;  PATTY TURNER OF GAMALIEL
AND KATHY CLOUSE OF TENNESSEE……. THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/14/20

DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS CONTINUE…..
AS THE BRAVES TAKE ON THE DODGERS…..WITH ATLANTA LEADING THE SERIES TWO GAME TO NONE…..

AND THE STING RAYS PLAY THE ASTROS…..WITH TAMPA BAY LEADING THE SERIES THREE GAME TO NONE……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/13/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     15       NEW CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY SINCE LAST FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THRREE….
THREE ON SATURDAY…..SIX SUNDAY…..AND SIX YESTERDAY…..………

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    445  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   394  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   41   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN NINE DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   13   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……



DEBATE
10/13/20

IN THEIR FIRST…..AND POTENTIALLY ONLY DEBATE OF THE CAMPAIGN…..SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL AND DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGER AMY
MCGRATH SPARRED OVER THE FEDERAL RESPONSE TO THE PANDEMIC……THE SUPREME COURT NOMINATION FIGHT……AND MCCONNELL’S
DECADES LONG RECORD…..

MCGRATH ACCUSED MCCONNELL OF FAILING THE COUNTY WITH THE LACK OF ANOTHER CORONA-VIRUS RELIEF PACKAGE…..WHILE MCCONNELL
DESCRIBED HIM SELF AS A POWERFUL ADVOCATE FOR KENTUCKY……



CITY COUNCIL
10/13/20

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL HELD THEIR FIRST LIVE MEETING LAST NIGHT…..SINCE MARCH……AND COUDUCTED MOSTLY ROUTINE….

POLICE CHIEF DARRIN TABOR REPORED A NINE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT INCREASE IN CALL FOR SERVIE LAST MONTH…..WHILE DISPATCH
SUPERVIOR MADIE CALVERT SAID THE DISPATCH CENTER RECEIVED 638  NINE-ONE—ONE CALSS ASLE MEINT… WITH 533 BEING FROM CELL
PHHONES…..

A NUMBER OF RESIDENTS IN ATTENDENCE WERE GIVEN AN OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK TO THE COUNCIL……
ONE THANKED MAYOR DAVID BURCH FOR WORKING TO SAVE THE CITY MONEY….AND ASKED ABOUT THE COST OF HEALTH INSURANCE FOR
COUNCIL MEMBERS….
THERE WERE ALSO QUESTIONS CONCERNING SCOTTSVILLE INFRASTRUCTURE….. SPECIFICALLY SEWER LINES……
QUESTIONS ABOUT FUNDING FOR THE NEW GAS LINE TO THE INDUSTRIAL PARK WERE BROUGHT UP……
AND THERE WERE ALSO SUGGESTIONS FOR THE  USE OF “CARES” FUNDING……



SPORTS
10/13/20

THE INAUGURAL L SEASON FOR THE PATRIOT SOCCER TEAM CAME TO AN END LAST NIGHT……AS  THE BARREN COUNTY TROJANS DEFEATED THE
PATRIOTS NINE TO ONE IN THE OPENING ROUND OF THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT…..







BESHEAR QUARANTINED
10/12/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT HE AND HIS FAMILY HAVE GONE INTO QUARATINE AT THE GOVERNOR’S MANSION AFTER A
MEMBER OF HIS SECUARITY DETAIL TESTED POSTIVE FOR THE CORONA-VIRUS….

THE STATE TROOPER DROVE WITH THE FIRST FAMILY ON SATURDAY AND LEARNED OF A POSITIVE TEST LATER THAT DAY…..

THE BESHEAR’S WERE NOT IN CONTACT WITH ANYONE ELSE FOLLOWING THE EXPOSURE…….AND NONE  HAVE TESTED POSITIVE…..



COVID UPDATE
10/12/20

THE COMMONEALTH SET ANOTHER WEEKLY RECORD FOR CORONA-VIRUS CASES LAST WEEK….WITH 852 NEW CASES BEING REPORTED
YESTERDAY…..PUSHING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 80-THOUSAND-292…….

OF THE NEW CASES…..90 WERE FROM CHILDREN 18 AND UNDER AND 23 BEING AGE FIVE AND UDNER…..

THREE MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY……BRINGING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO ONE-THOUSAND 252…..

DUE TO A LIMITED NUMBER OF LABS REPORTING ON SUNDAY……INFORMATION ON THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS HOSPITALIZED….TOTAL
TESTED…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S POSITIVITY RATE….AND HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE RECOVERED WERE NOT AVAILABLE……



ARRESTS
10/12/20

TWO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE IN CONNECTION WITH A DOUBLE MURDER  IN FOUNTAIN RUN…..

29 YEAR OLD EDWARD WHITLEDGE OF BAKERSFIELD-CALIFORNIA AND 28 YEAR OLD KAYLA SPIVEY OF HIHAM-TENNESSEE WERE ARRESTED IN
BAKERSFIELD…..AND WILL BE EXTRADITED BACK TO KENTUCKY…….



SPORTS
10/12/20

THE PATRIOT SOCCER TEAM IS SCHEDULED TO ENTER THEIR FIRST POST-SEASON PLAY TODAY…..AS THEY TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY  TONIGHT AT
SIX IN THE DISTRICT TOURNAMENT…..BEING PLAYED AT THE GLASGOW/BARREN COUNTY SOCER COMPLEX….

THE PATRIOTS MISSED THE FINAL FOUR GAMES OF THE REGUALR SEASON DUE TO COVID-19 RELELATED ISSUES……AS  THEY  DROPPED AN 11-TO-
ONE   DECISION  TO THE TROJANS…A DAY BEFORE THE SUSPENSION OF PLAY……..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
10/02/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     SEVEN       NEW CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY…………

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    378  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   300  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   69   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN NINE DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   44   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……



KANSAS MAN INDICTED
10/02/20

A KANSAS MAN WAS INDICTED YESTERDAY IN THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY…..FOR FEDERAL CHARGES OF SENDING THREATENING
COMMUNICATIONS IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE….

THE INDICTMENT OF 29 YEAR OLD WESLEY CLAY OF  OLATHE-KANSAS FOLLOWS A CRIMINAL COMPLAINT ALLEGING HE CALLED THE KENTUCKY
ATTORNEY GENERALS TELEPHONE LINE IN FRANKFORT…..DEDICATED TO THE BREONNA TAYLOR INVESTIGATION…..ON THE CALL HE GAVE HIS NAME
AND TELEPHONE NUMBER AND THEN  THREATENED ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON……



SPORTS
10/02/20

NASCAR HAS MADE SOME MAJOR REVISIONS TO ITS “CUP SERIES” SCHEDULE FOR NEXT YEAR…..

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 50-YEARS…..THERE WILL BE A DIRT TRACK RACE…..SIX ROAD COURSES ARE ON THE SCHEUDLE….AND THE SERIES WILL
VISIT THREE NEW VENUES INCLUDING NASHVILLE  SUPER SPEEDWAY……..







FOREST FIRE SEASON
10/01/20

KENTUCKY’S FALL WILDFIRE HAZARD SEASON BEGINS TODAY AND RUNS THRU DECEMBER 15TH…..

DURING THIS TIME…..BURNING BETWEEN THE HOURS OF SIX IN THE MORNING TO SIX AT NIGHT WITH 150 FEET OF ANY WOODLAND…..BRUSHLAND….
OR FIELDS CONTAINING DRY GRASS OR OTHER FLAMMABLE MATERIALS IS PROHIBITED….

SO FAR THIS YEAR…..278  WILDLAND FIRES HAVE BURNED MORE THAN 37-HUNDRED ACRES……



SPORTS
10/01/20

ALL PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT ACTIVITIES ARE CANCELED UNTIL OCTOER 12TH  







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/30/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    SEVEN       NEW CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY…………

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    352  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   295  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   48   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN NINE DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   42   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……



WKU TUITION
09/30/20

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY HAS ADDED ANOTHER WAY TO ATTRACT STUDENTS…..SPECIFICALLY THOSE FROM BORDERING STATES….

THE…..BORDER STATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM…..WILL GIVE INCOMING FRESHMAN FROM STATES BORDERING KENTUCKY…..THE CHANCE TO
ATTEN W-K-U  FOR IN-STATE TUITION COSTS….

THE STATES INCLUDE…..ILLINOIS….INDIANA…MISSOURI….OHIO….. TENNESSEE…. VIRGINIA…
AND THE SCHOLARSHIP…..WHICH  WILL LOWER THE TUITION RATE BY NEARLY 60-PERCENT….CAN BE STACKED WITH OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS AN
INCOMING FRESHMAN MAY HAVE……



PITCHFORD
09/30/20

94 YEAR OLD HAROLD  “WOP”  PITCHFORD DIED MONDAY AT CREEKWOOD NURSING AND REHAB IN RUSSELLVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
FRIDAY MORNING AT 11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE
FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATOINS TO SCOTTSVILLE FIRST UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MARK AND FRIEDA OF BOWLING GREEN…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JANET AND TERRY
CLARK OF LEXINGTON…….FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/30/20

THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY HAS LOST IT SPOT ON NASCAR’S SCHEDULE…..
KENTUCKY  HELD ITS FIRST CUP SERIES  RACE IN TWENTY-11…..AND HAS HOSTED A TRIPLEHEADER WEEK-ENDS IN RECENT YEARS WITH RACES IN
THE CUP…..XFINITY… AND TRUCK SERIES…..

OFFICIALS  WITH THE ONE-POINT-FIVE MILE TRACK…..WHICH OPENED IN TWO-THOUSAND…..SAID THEY WOULD LOOK TO HOST OTHER RACING
SERIES…..SPECIAL EVENTS….AND MUSIC FESTIVALS……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/29/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    14       NEW CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY SINCE LAST FRIDAY…………

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    345  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   294  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   42   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN NINE DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   20   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……



ENROLLMENT
09/29/20

DESPITE THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND ITS EFFECT ON THE ECONOMY….. KENTUCKY’S EIGHT PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES ARE SHOWING ONLY A SLIGHT
DECLINE IN FRESHMAN ENROLLMENT…..ACCORDING TO DATA RELEASED BY THE COUNCIL ON POST SECONDARY EDUCATION…..

18-THOUSAND-373 FRESHMAN ARE ENROLLED AT PUBLIC…..FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTIONS FOR THE FALL SEMESTER….DOWN ONLY 44-TUDENTS OR  
POINT-TWO PERCENT FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR…..OVERALL….FOUR OF THE EIGHT PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES ACTUALLY HAS AN INCRESE IN
FRESHMAN ENROLLMENT….

FIRST-YEAR UNDERGRADUATE ENROLLMENT AT PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS IS ALSO TRACKING CLOSELY WITH LAST YEAR…..DECLINING ONE-POINT-SIX
PERCENT….

AND LIKE MOST COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEMS ACROSS THE NATION…..THE KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
EXPERIENCED LARGER DECLINES…..



GRAND JURY TAPES
09/29/20

ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON  SAID LAST NIGHT THAT HIS OFFICE WILL COMPLY WITH A JUDGES ORDER BY RELEASEING A RECORDING OF
GRAND JURY PROCEEDINGS IN THE BREONNA TAYLOR CASE TOMORROW….

CAMERON MAINTAINED HIS OFFICE HAS AN ETHICAL OBLIGATION NOT TO RELEASE THE RECORDINGS BECAUSE THE GRAND JURY IS MEANT TO BE A
SECRETIVE BODY…..AND THE RELEASE COULD COMPROMISE THE ONGOING F-B-I INVESTIGATION…..



SPORTS
09/29/20

AT THE BOYS  THIRD REGION GOLF TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY…..PATRIOT JUNIOR GOLFER  J-C  SIKES FAILED TO QUALIFY FOR THE STATE GOLF
TOURNAMENT BY ONE STROKE….SIKES CARDED A ROUND OF 80 EARING HIM 11TH OVERALL IN THE TOURNAMENT….AND A SPOT IN A FOUR-PLAYER
PLAYOFF FOR THE FINAL STATE TOURNAMENT SPOT….HOWEVER…..BARREN COUNTY’S JAMISON CORBIN ELIMINATED SIKES ON THE SECOND EXTRA
HOLE….

GREENWOOD CAPTURED THE TEAM TITLE….AND FRANKLIN/SIMPSON’S CHASE WILSON TOOK INDIVIDUAL HONORS….


THE PATRIOT CROSS COUNTY TEAM RUNS AT BARREN COUNTY TODAY…..
THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLYBALL TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM PLAYS IN THE REGION THREE TOURNAMENT AT THE FRANKLIN COUNTRY CLUB……







COVID UPDATE
09/28/20

SINCE A NUMBER OF LABS ARE CLOSED ON THE WEEK-END……AND DON’T REPORT TEST RESULTS…..THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF THE
CORONA-VIRUS DROP IN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY….

455 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..WHICH INCLUDED 60 FROM CHILDREN 18 AND YOUNGER….AND 10 OF WHICH WERE AGE FIVE AND
UNDER….. THAT  INCREASES THE TOTAL NUMBER OF COVID-19 CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH TO 66-TOUSAND-491…..

THREE MORE DEATHS WERE  REPORTED YESTERDAY…..BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO  11-HUNDRED-
57…..

DUE TO OTHE LIMITED REPORTING……THERE WAS NO INFORMATION ON THE POSITIVITY RATE…..NUMBER OF TESTS PERFORMED…….THE NUMBER
OF KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE RECOVERED….OR HOSPITALIATION FIGURES REPORTED YESTERDAY……



SIGNS REMOVED
09/28/20

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTAION CABINET CREWS ARE REMOVING ILLEGALLY PLACED ITEMS ALONG STATE MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY AREAS…..

POLITICAL CANDIDATES…..RESIDENTS…..BUSINESS OPERATORS…..AND PROPERTY OWNERS ALONG  “U-S”  AND KENTUCKY ROUTES  ARE
REMINDED NO SIGNS ARE ALLOWED ON THE RIGHT OF WAY…..OTHER THAN OFFICIAL HIGHWAY SIGNS AND ITEMS APPROVED THROUGH A PERMIT
PROCESS……AND RIGHT OF WAY FENCES ARE INCLUDED….AS NO SIGNS MAY BE ATTACHED TO THE FENCE…..

IT IS ALSO ILLEGAL TO ATTACH ITEMS SUCH AS FLYERS…..POSTERS….BALLOONS…. OR STREAMERS TO STOP SIGNS…..HIGHWAY MARKERS…..OR
ANY OTHER ROAD SIGN OR UTILITY POLE……

REMOVED ITEMS WILL BE TAKEN TO EACH COUNTY’S   MAINTENANCE FACILITY AND TEMPORARILY HELD BEFORE BEING TRASHED OR RECYCLED……



AC FARM BUREAU
09/28/20

AT THE RECENT ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU ANNUAL MEETING…..THE ORGANIZATION NAMED  MICAH AND KORI THOMAS “YOUNG FARM FAMILY OF
HE YEAR”  AND AWARDED MARY JO DEWITT THE “EXCELLENCE IN “AG” LITERACY HONOR…..

TORI LANGMAN WAS FIRST RUUNER UP IN THE “OUTSTANDING FARM BUREAU YOUTH CONTEST”……AS  KIERA OWENS WON BOTH THE  VARIETY
CONTEST AND THE OUTSTANDING FARM BUREAU YOUTH CONTEST……

BOARD MEMBERS  ELECTED FOR THE UPCOMING YEAR WERE….TIM GARDNER….. BART JONES….MARLIN MOODY….AND PAUL NAPIER….
JOHN NEWMAN WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT…..BART HONES FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT…..DENNIS ARTERBURN SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT….AND HARAH
HONES SECRETARY/TREASURER…..

AND STATE REPRESENTATIVE WILSON STONE WAS HONORED FOR HIS YEARS OF LEADERSHIP IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY……



SPORTS
09/28/20

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM  PLAYS IN THE REGIONAL TOURNAMENT AT THE CROSSWINDS GOLF COURSE……
THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL GOES TO EDMONSON COUNTY…..
AND THE JUNIOR VARISTY FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON BOWLING GREEN……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT
09/25/20

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY JUMPED FROM FOUR-POINT-THREE
PERCENT IN JULY…..TO SIX-POINT-TWO PERCENT IN AUGUST…..WHICH IS WELL ABOVE THE FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT RECORDED IN AUGUST OF
LAST YEAR…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..JOBLESS RATES RANDED FROM FIVE-POINT-EIGHT PRECENT IN LOGAN COUNTY…..TO
EIGHT-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN BARREN COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ROSE IN ALL 120 COUNTIES……

OLDHAM COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE AT FIVE PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 18-POINT-ONE PERCENT……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/25/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     SIX      NEW CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY SINCE LAST FRIDAY…………

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    323  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   283  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   31   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN NINE DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   67   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……



MURDER WARRANTS
09/25/20

STATE POLICE HAVE OBTAINED MURDER ARREST WARRANT FOR TWO INDIVIDAL INVOLERD IN A DOUBLE-MURDER IN FOUNTAIN RUN SUNDAY…..

29 YEAR OLD EDWARD WHITLEDGE OF CALIFORNIA IS WANTED ON TWO COUNTS OF MURDER…..HE IS SIX-FEET-TWO INCHES TALL….WEIGHT 188
POUNDS….AND HAS HAZEL EYES AND BROWN HAIR….

AND 28 YEAR OLD KAYLA SPIVEY OF TENNESSEE IS WANTED ON COUNTS OF COMPLICITY TO MURDER….SHE’S FIVE-FEET-SIX INCHES TALL….
WEIGHTS 14 POUNDS AND HAS BROWN EYES AND RED HAIR….

WHEN LAST SEEN……THEY WERE DRIVING A BLCK  TWO-THOUSAND-NINE MISSAN ALTIMA……WITH TENNESSEE LICENSE….D-P-SIX-EIGHT-SEVEN-
EIGHT-ONE……

STATE POLIC SAY THE PAIR SHOULD BE CONSIDERD ARMED AND DANGEROUS…AND IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMAION ON THERE WHEREABOUTS CALL
STATE PLOLICE AT 800-TWO-TWO-TWO-55-55…… OR YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY……



SPORTS
09/25/20

THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM IS BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT SIX-40 TONIGHT……







FISCAL COURT
09/23/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE MEADOR FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING….
SHELIA STOVALL WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENTED THEIR TAX RATE…..AS THE LIBRARY DCHOSE THE COMPENSATIN RATE…..
WHICH WILL BE SEVEN-POINT-FIVE CENTS FOR REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY…..WHICH IS DOWN FROM THE CURRENT SEVEN-POINT-NINE
CENTS…..
THE COURT AUTHORIZED JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER TO SIGN THE NECESSARY PAPERWORK WITH THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION FOR  181-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN FLEX FUNDS FOR ROAD PAVING……

21 INMATES REMAIN  IN THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER….AS ALL STATE INMATES WERE MOVED OUT WITH THE COVIDA-19  OUTBRREAK….
INMATES AND STAFF CONTINUE  TO BE TESTED…..AND THE STATE INMATES WILL BE RETURNING AT A FUTURE DATE……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/23/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED     FOUR      NEW CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY SINCE LAST FRIDAY…………

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    310  CASES  SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   281  CASES  HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED
AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   20   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN NINE DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   82   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……



MINIX
09/23/20

83 YEAR OLD BILL MINIX OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT TRISTAR SUMMIT MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED)
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS
AFTERNOON (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..
AND FOR MR. MINIX’S  FUNERAL THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING WILL CLOSE AT 12NOON TOMORROW AND FLAGS WILL BE FLOWN AT HALF-STAFF……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PEGGY MINIX…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-ON-LAW; OWEN AND SHENNA OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A DAUGHTER-ON-LAW;
DIANE MINIX…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/23/20

ACCORDING TO REPORTS….HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL IN KENTUCKY WILL HAVE A DIFFERENT LOOK THIS SEASON  AS THE  K-H-S-DOUBLE-A  IS
PROPOSING A COIN TOSS……INSTEAD OF A JUMP BALL  TO START THE GAME…..AS PART OF IT’S COVID-19 GUIDELINES……

FOLLOWING THE COIN TOSS……THE “POSSESSION  ARROW”  WOULD BE USED FOR THE REST OF THE GAME…….







SCHOOL BOARD
09/22/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MET AT THE HIGH SCHOOL LAST NIGHT….AND APPROVE A CHANGE TO THE “A-B” CLASS ROTATION
SCHEDULE AND ALSO APPROVED THE WORKING BUDGET…..

AND NON-RESIDNET CONTRACTS WITH BARREN COUNTY, BOWLING GREEN INDEPENDENT, GLASGOW INDEPENDENT, MONROE COUNTY, SIMPSON
COUNTY AND WARREN COUNTY WERE ALSO APPROVED……



PLANNING AND ZONING
09/22/20

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANNING AND ZONING MEETING……
A REQUEST MADE BY UNIVERSAL INVESTMENT FOR  A ZONE CHANGE FROM SINGLE FAMILY….TO BUSINESS….WAS APPROVED FOR THREE-11 NORTH
THIRD STREET……
SOUTHERN KENTUCKY SPECIALITY CONTRACTING HAD REQUESTED A ZONE CHANGE FROM AGRICULTURE TO B-TWO BUSINESS WAS APPROVED
FOR SEVEN-32 NEW GALLATIN ROAD…..



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/22/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED    EIGHT      NEW CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY SINCE LAST FRIDAY…………

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    306  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   280  CASES  HAVE FULLY  
RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   17   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN NINE DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   38   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TESTS
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……



UNEMPLOYMENT
09/22/20

KENTUCKY HAS APPLIED FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF HIGHER UNEMPLOYMENT PAYMENTS FOR MANY PEOPLE WHO LOST WORK DURING THE COVID-
19 OUTBREAK…..

THE COMMONWEALTH IS SEEKING FEDERAL APPROVAL TO CONTINUE THE EXTRA  40-DOLLARS  IN WEEKLY BENEFITS  FOR AN ADDITIONAL THREE
WEEKS….

IF APPROVED….QUALIFIED KENTUCKIANS WOULD RECEIVE THE ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR THE WEEKS OF   AUGUST 22ND…..AUGUST 29TH……AND
SEPTEMBER FIFTH……



ARREST
09/22/20

A SCOTTSVILLE MAN WAS ARRESTED AT THE GLASGOW WALMART SATURDAY AFTER TAKING ITEMS FROM THE STORE….

OFFICERS MAN CONTACT WITH 40 YEAR OLD DONALD HARRISON OF SCOTTSVILLE AND ANOTERH MAN….WHO WAS NOT IDENTIFIED…..IN THE
PARKING LOT…
THE UNIDENTIFED SUBJECT FLED ON FOOT AND HARRISON FLED IN A VEHICLE AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED…..BUT WAS APPREHENDED…..

A SYRINGE….DIGITAL SCALES AND METH WERE FOUND INSIDE THE VEHICLE….AND HARRISON WAS CHARGED WITH THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING-
SHOP LIFTING, FLEEING OR EVADING, WANTON ENDANGERMENT, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA……



HARRISON
09/22/20

25 YEAR OLD BRANDON THOMAS HARRISON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SEPTEMBER 12TH…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT
ONE AT GOAD FUNEAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN  FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON FRIDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; KAYLEIGH DANIELLE HARRISON…..A SON; RYLAN…..AND A DAUGHTER; JESSLYN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……HIS MOTHER;
JESSIE SUE MANSFIELD OF FOUNTAIN RUN…MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; JOYCE PAYNE OF SCOTTSVILLE….HIS STEP-FATHER; JESSIE MANSFIELD OF
FOUNTAIN RUN…..HIS FATHER-IN-LAW AND MOTHER-IN-LAW; TERRY AND LYNDIA HIGG OF FRANKLIN…..A BROTHER; ANTHONY OF GLASGOW…..AND
TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; MONICA HARRISON OF FRANKLIN AND EMILY AND STEVEN WHITNEY OF SCOTTSVILLE…AN UNCLE, TWO
BROTHERS-IN-LAW…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
09/22/20

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM PLACED FOURTH YESTERDAY IN THE DISTRICT GOLF TOURNAMENT HELD AT THE   BARREN RIVER STATE PARK GOLF
COURSE….

THE PATRIOTS WERE LED BY SENIOR PAYTON CLINE WHO SHOT A 41….

MONDAY….THE PATRIOTS WILL PLAY IN THE REGIONAL TOURNAMENT…..



THE BAZZELL FOOTBALL TEAM GOES TO CAVERNA…..
AND THE BAZZELL SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY……







COVID UPDATE
09/21/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED A RELATIVELY  LOW NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTCKY YESTERDAY…..COMPARED
TO THE ONE-THOUSAND-TWO CASES REPORTED ON SATURDAY….

439 NEW CASES WE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..68 WERE FROM CHILDREN AGES 18 AND YOUNGER  AND  12  WERE FIVE AND UNDER…..THAT BRINGS
THE TOTAL NUMBER OF COVID-19 CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH TO  61-THOUSAND-42……

THREE MORE DEATHS WERE ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY….RAISING THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO ONE-THOUSAND-111…..

DUE TO LIMITED REPORTING ON SUNDAYS…..SOME INFORMATION SUCH AS POSITIVITY RATE AND THE NUMBER OF THOSE RECOVERED WEREN’T
AVAILABLE YESTERDAY……



ROAD WORK
09/21/20

A PROJECT TO WIDEN THE NATCHER EXPRESSWAY  NORTHBOUND RAMP….TO 31-W NASHVILLE ROAD IN BOWLING GREEN  WITH DUAL LEFT TURN
LANES IS BEGINNING TODAY…..

THE CONSTRUCITON IS EXPECTED TO TAKE APPROXIMATLEY THREE  WEEKS…..AND DURING THIS TIME…..THE RAMP WILL BE MORE NARROW THAT IT
IS CURRENTLY…..



TAYLOR
09/21/20

64 YEAR OLD CHARLES SCOTTY TAYLOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNEAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OLD MACEDONIA CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
FOUR THIS AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS
FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  ANDIE TAYLOR…..A SON; CHARLES…..AND A DAUGHTER; CONSWELLA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HIS MOTHER; GRACIE
HESSON…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; DAVID AND CATHY…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;  LYDIA AND STEVE RICHEY ALL OF
ADOLPHUS……



SPORTS
09/21/20

THE BAZZELL SOFTBALL TEAMS TRAVELS TO BUTLERY COUNTY…..

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM HOSTS GLASGOW…..
THE JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WESTMORELAND…..
AND THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS PLAY IN THE DISTRICT TOURNAMENT…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/17/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED   NO   NEW CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY…………

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    296  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   256  CASES  HAVE FULLY  
RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   31   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN NINE DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   33   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……



WARREN-FATAL
09/17/20

AN ACCIDENT ON I-65 NEAR THE 40-MILE MARKER IN WARREN COUNTY YESTERDAY AFTERNOON CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY A NORTHBOUND…..TWO-THOUSAND-ONE-FORD PICKUP….. DRIVEN BY 67 YEAR OLD JEFFERY MIDLAR OF MAGNOLIA STRUCK THE
CONCRETE DIVIDING WALL……EJECTING MIDLAR WHO WAS UNRESTRAINED AT THE TIME…..AND HE DIED AT THE SCENE……



SPORTS
09/17/20

THE PATRIOT SOCCER TEAM GOES TO RUSSELLVILLE….

AND THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS  ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST……







CARTER
09/16/20

90 YEAR OLD ROGER GRAY CARTER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS
AFTERNOON (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ARTHEMA CARTER…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; ERCI AND MARCIA OF ALVATON…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;
ANGELA AND DON MARR OF BOWLING GREEN…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; DIXIE WOODWARD AND MELBA AND RICHARD PERKINS
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
09/16/20

COMMUNITY TICKETS FOR THE PATRIOTS GAME FRIDAY NIGHT WILL BE ONSALE TOMORROW…..FROM 11 TO TWO…..IN FRONT OF THE HIGH SCHOOL
OFFICE…..
IT’S ASKED THAT YOU HAVE CORRECT CHANGE WHEN YOU MAKE YOUR PURCHASE……







COVID UPDATE
09/14/20

THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS  DROPPED YESTERDAY…..AS IS NORMALLY THE CASE OF SUNDAY…..BUT THREE MORE DEATHS
WERE ALSO REPORTED….

536 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..87 OF WHICH WERE CHILDREN 18 AND YOUNGER…..AND 24 BEING AGE FIVE AND
UNDER…..THAT BRINGS THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 56-THOUSAND-945…..

THE THREE NEW DEATHS RAIED THE TOTAL NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO ONE-THOUSAND-60……

AS OF YESTERDAY…..AT LEAST 10-THOUSAND-905 HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



ALLEN-FATAL
09/14/20

AN ACCIDENT INVOLVING A MOTORCYCLE AND A TRUCK…..SATURDAY MORNING AT THE INTERSECTION OF  TWO-31 AND HALFWAY-HALIFAX
ROAD……CLAIMED A LIFE……

STATE POLICE  77 YEAR OLD CHARLES WAGONER OF SCOTTSVILLE WAS OPERATING A 20-18 G-M-C PICKUP….HAULING A PONTOON BOAT….HE
ATTEMPTED TO MERGE INTO THE SOUTHVBOUND LANE OF TWO-31…..AND PULLED INTO THE PATH OF A TWO-THOUSAND-NINE  KAWASAKI
MOTORCYCLE OPERATED BY 25 YEAR OLD BRANDON HARRISON OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND THE MOTORCYCLE STRUCK THE DRIVER’S SIDE OF THE
PONTOON…..

HARRISON DIED AT THE SCENE…..AND HIS PASSENGER….22  YEAR OLD KAYLEIGH HARRISON  WAS TAKEN  TO  SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER  WHERE
SHE’S REPORTED IN CRITICAL CONDITION……NO OTHER INJURIES WERE REPORTED AS THE INVESTIGATIONCONTINUES……



CITY COUNCIL
09/14/20

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCITY MEETS TONIGHT AT SIX…..USING “ZOOM CONFERENCING”……

THE LOG IN CREDITIONALS TO ATTEND THE  MEETING ARE AVAILABE ON THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE FACE BOOK PAGE….



MISS ALLEN COUNTY
09/14/20

THE MISS ALLEN COUNTY PAGEANT WAS HELD AT THE GLEA YESTERDAY…..WITH 15 CONTESTANTS……AND   21  YEAR OLD COURTNEY SUE CROWE
OF TOMPKINSVILLE WAS CROWNED MISS ALLEN COUNTY 20-20…..

CROWE IS AN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION MAJOR AT W-K-U…….



SPORTS
09/14/20

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY……
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM HOST WARREN EAST……







SCHOOL
09/08/29

IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TODAY…. FOLLOWING THE LONG LABOR DAY WEEK-END…..
FOR THE PAST TWO WEEKS….SCHOOLS HAVE OPERATED ON THE  “PURPLE SCHEDULE”…..IN CLASS AT HOME FOR ALL STUDENTS……

AND TODAY……THE DISTRICT SWITCHES TO THE “RED”  OR  “A-B” SCHEDULE…..

WHEN OPERATING ON THE “RED” SCHEDULE…..A WEEK’S SUPPLY OF FOOD WILL BE SENT HOME WITH STUDENTS ONCE A WEEK….STUDENTS ON
THE “B” ROTATON WILL RECEIVE THEIR MEALS ON TUESDAYS….AND STUDENTS ON “A” ROTATION WILL RECEIVE THEIR MEALS ON WEDNESDAY….
EACH STUDENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR BRINGING THEIR MEALS HOME…..

MEALS FOR STUDENTS IN THE “VIRTUAL ACADEMY”  MUST BE PICKED UP BY A DISIGNATED PERSON…..WITH I-D….AT THE HIGH SCHOOL CAFTERIA
FROM THREE-15 TO 5-15 ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS ONLY…..





CLERK FEE AUDIT
09/08/20

KENTUCKY AUDITOR MIKE HARMON HAS RELEASED THE AUDIT OF THE  20-19 FINANCIAL STATE OF ALLEN COUNTY CLERK ELAINE WILLIAMS…..

ACCORDING TO HARMON……THE CLERK’S FINANCIAL STATEMENT IS FAIRLY PRESENTED IN CONFORMITY WITH THE REGULATORY BASIS OF
CCOUNTING….. WHICH IS AN ACCEPTABLE REPORTING METHODOLOGY…..WHICH IS FOLLOWED FOR ALL 120 CLERK AUDITS IN KENTUCKY……

THE AUDITOR NOTED NO INSTANCES OF NON-COMPLIANCE…..THE AUDITOR ALSO NOTED NO MATTERS INVOLVING INTERNAL CONTROL OVER
FINANCIAL REPORTING AND ITS OPERATION THAT WERE CONSIDERED TO BE  MATERIAL WEAKNESSES…….



DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMAN
09/08/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  “DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMAN PROGRAM”  WAS HELD SATURDAY NIGHT…..AND NAMED  20-21 DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMAN
OF ALLEN COUNTY WAS TAYLOR ELIZABETH HUFF……THE DAUGHTER OF SHAWN AND GINA HUFF…….



GREEN RIVER FERRY
09/08/20

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK IS CLOSED TO COMPLETE THE LAST STEPS OF A VEHICLE RAMP EXTESION PROJECT….

THE WORK WILL REQUIRE A THREE MONTH CLOSURE OF ALL RIVER ACESS POINTS AT GREEN RIVER FERRY AND AT DENNISON FERRY WHICH IS
LOCATED EIGHT MILES UP STREET FROM THE GREEN RIVER FERRY….

RIVER USERS MAY STILL UTILIZE THE GREEN RIVER THROUGH THE PARK…..BUT THE ONLY RIVER ACCESS POINT WILL BE AT HOUCNENS FERRY……



SPORTS
09/08/20

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD….
AND THE SOCCER TEAMS HOSTS BUTLER COUNTY…….


WHEN THE HILLTOPPERS KICK OFF THEIR SEASON AT  HOUCHENS-L-T SMITH STADIUM…..THERE WILL BE A 20-PERCENT CAPACITY WITH LESS THAN
FIVE-THOUSAND FANS…..AND A MINMUM OF ONE-THOUSAND SEATS WILL BE HELD FOR WESTERN STUDENTS….

ALL SEATS WILL BE REASSIGNED TO CREAT SOCIAL DISTANCE….
AND AT THIS TIME…..NO SINGLE GAME TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/04/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED   TWO   NEW CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY……

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    256  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   235  CASES  HAVE FULLY  
RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   12   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME EITHER  AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN NINE DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   22   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……



BARREN-FATAL
09/04/20

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON THE CUMBERLAND PARKWAY EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING…..NEAR THE 14 MILE MARKER…..CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY A  20-17  FORD FIESTA DRIVEN BY 24 YEAR ODL CASSIE HORTON OF GLASGOW CROSSED THE MEDIAN AND ENTERED INTO THE
WEST BOUND LANES WHERE IT WAS STRUCK BY A 20-15 VOLVO SEMI-TRUCK OPERATED BY 60 YEAR OLD STEVIE SURGENER OF EUBANK……

HORTON DIED AT THE SCENE…..AN EIGHT-MONTH OLD PASSENGER WAS FLOWN TO KOSAIR CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL…..AND SURGENER WASN’T
INJURED……



LABOR DAY CLOSINGS
09/04/20

HERE ARE YOUR LABOR DAY CLOSINGS…..

COUNTY CLERKS AND SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND MONDAY……

COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY…..

FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY…..

TRANSFER STATION, ANIMAL SHELTER, HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED MONDAY……

CITY OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND MONDAY’S TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP TUESDAY……

NO SCHOOL IN ALLEN COUNTY MONDAY…..

AND THE CORE WILL BE OPEN MONDAY FROM 5:30 AM TO 4:30PM……



SPORTS
09/04/20

THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM IS SCHEDULED TO OPEN THE SEASON NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT……AND TODAY WE BEGIN OUT PRESEASON LOOK AT THE
TEAM WITH HEAD COACH BRAD HOOD…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/03/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED   ONE   NEW CASE OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY……

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    254  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   235  CASES  HAVE FULLY  
RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   10   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME EITHER  AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN NINE DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   26   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……



MASK EXTENSION
09/03/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SIGNALED YESTERDAY THAT HE EXPECTS TO EXTEND HIS MASK MANDATE…..WHICH EXPIRES ON THE 10TH OF
SEPTEMBE…..SAYING THE FACIAL COVERING REQUIREMENT IS….. “MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER”…….AMID EFFORTS TO REOPEN SCHOOLS AND
PROTECT THE ECONOMY DURING THE PANDEMID…..



COFFEE
09/03/20

83 YEAR OLD BILLY COFFEE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. ZION CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (FRI)
AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; STANLEY OF HOLLAND, RONNIE AND JOHNNY AND JANET ALL OF TENNESSEE AND RICKY
AND DARLENE OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR DAUGHTERS; ROSE COFFEE, TAMMY COFFEE AND ROBBIE MORRIS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE ANDJULIE
SHERRAD OF ADOLPHUS…….A BROTHER; THOMAS OF SMITHS GROVE…….AND SIX SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; SALLY TROUT OF OHIO,
KATHLEEN LLOYD OF ROCKFIELD, JUANITA WEST AND DOROTHY RAY BOTH OF TENNESSEE AND GRACE HALL AND ALTA AND MIKE BROWN ALL OF
BOWLING GREEN…….21 GRANDCHILDREN, 50 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
09/03/20

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO THE WILLOW OAKS COUNTY CLUB TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..
WHILE THE LADY PATROT GOLF TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/02/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED   TWO   NEW CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY……

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    253  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   229  CASES  HAVE FULLY  
RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   15   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASES IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME EITHER  AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN NINE DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   33   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST
PERFORMED OUTSIDE



STUDENT MASKS
09/02/20

KENTUCKY STUDENTS WOULD WEAR MASKS INSIDE SCHOOLS ALL DAY LONG….. EVEN WHEN THEY’RE SIX FEET A APRT…..ACCORDING TO  NEW
RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH…..

PREVIOUSLY…..MASKS DIDN’T HAVE TO BE WORN IF STUDENTS AND SFAFF WERE SIX FEET APART…..

IF STUDENTS ARE OUTSIDE…..AND SIX FEET FROM OTHERS…..MASKS ARE NOT REQUIRED PER THE UDATED GUIDELINE……



WILKERSON STEPPING DOWN
09/03/20

CITING REOCCURRING HEALTH CONDITIONS…..BOWLING GREEN MAYOR BRUCE WILKERSON ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY HE WILL NOT BE SEEKING
REELECTION AND HIS TAKEN HIS NAME OFF THE NOVEMBER BALLOT…..

WILKERSON SAYS HE WILL FINISH OUT HIS TERM……THRU DECEMBER…..HEALTH PERMITTING…….



SPORTS
09/02/20

THE DRAW FOR SATURDAY’S KENTUCKY DERBY WAS HELD YESTERDAY…..AND FAVORITE…..“TIZ THE  LAW”  WILL ATTEMPT TO BECOME THE FIRST
WINNER FROM THE NUMBER 17 POST POSITION….

THE BEST FINISH  IN  41 STARTS FROM THAT SPOT WAS  A SECOND PLACE BY “FORTY NINER” IN 1988 AND THERE  HAVE BEEN TWO THIRDS…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
09/01/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED   ONE  NEW CASE OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY FROM THE WEEK-END……

ALLEN COUNTY HAS NOW  HAD    251  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..CURRENTLY   229  CASES  HAVE FULLY  
RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..WITH THE   13   REMAINING ACTIVE  CASSES IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME EITHER  AT HOME OR
HOSPITALIZED…..AND THERE HAVE BEEN NINE DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY…..THERE ARE   28   PENDING TESTS  WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS….. AND THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY TEST
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY……



MOSER
09/01/20

64 YEAR OLD JEANETTE  SUE MOSER OF DELPHI-INDIANA DIED AUGUST 19TH AT  I-U  ARNETT HOSPITAL IN LAFAYETTE-INDIANA…..GRAVESIDE
SERVICES FOR THE SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AT ONE AT WALKER’S CHAPEL CEMETERY…..VISITATION WILL BE FROM 10 TO
121NOON TOMORROW (WED) AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR DAUGHTERS; TRISTA HILLMAN, AMBER BLANKENSHIP, TANYA TAYLOR AND JACQUELINE CREASY…..AND TWO SONS;  
WILLIAM GARDNER AND BRIAN BAKER ALL OF INDIANA…..THREE BROTHERS; CLIFFORD AND JAMES PEARSON BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE AND LARRY
PEARSON OF MAINE…..AND A SISTER; DELORES EDWARDS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..NINE GRANDCHILDREN AND A STEP GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



KINSLOW
09/01/20

61 YEAR OLD JIMMY T. KNISLOW OF GLASGOW DIED SUNDAY AT GLENVIEW HEALTH AND REHAB…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE
WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFER THREE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAS; RAHEL AND COLBY MILLER AND JENNIFER KINSLOW…..HIS MOTHER; LILLIE KINSLOW…..AND
HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW; MARY RAILEY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD AND TWO STEP-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



BULLINGTON
09/01/20

81 YEAR OLD BETTY JO BULLINGTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE FRIDAY MORNING AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEW BETHEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER FIVE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOM…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SISTERS-IN-LAW; MARY RIGDON OF SMITHS GROVE, ANN RIGDON OF ALABAMA AND MARGIE RIGDON OF ILLINOIS….A
SPECIAL NIECE; BARBARA BLANKENSHIP AND HUSBAND TURK…..AND SPECIAL NEPHEWS; JAMES HARDCASTLE AND WIFE DANA AND ROBERT
HARDCASTLE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….. SEVERAL OTHER NIECES AND NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE…..



BROCK
09/01/20

75 YEAR OLD LUTHER BROCK OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT N-H-C HEALTHCARE IN GLASGOW…..AND THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OF
SERVICES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BONNIE GALE BROCK…..SIX SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; GRANT, DARREN AND RICHIE BROCK, JAMES AND VIDA
MILLER AND LEE AND BECKY MILLER ALL OF INDIANA AND SHANE AND JESSICA MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO DAUGHTERS; TERESA  PITMAN AND
AMANDA YONTZ BOTH OF INDIANA…..AND TWO SISTERS; MOLLY BEST OF INDIANA AND PEGGY BROWN OF TENNESSEE…..SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN
AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIV E……



SPORTS
09/01/20

A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT HAS UPHELD THE DECISION BY CHURCHILL DOWNS STEWARDS THAT MADE  “COUNTRY HOUSE”  THE WINNER OF THE
TWENTY-19 KENTUCKY DERBY…..

THE DECISION DISMISSED A LAWSUIT BY GARY AND MARY WEST…..WHO OWN  MAXIMUM SECURITY……WHO CROSSED THE FINISH LINE FIRST  IN LAST
YEAR’S DERBY……BUT WAS DISQUALIFIED FOR INTERFERENCE…..







DRUG FIGHT FUNDING
08/31/20

THE  “U-S”  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HAS AWARDED THE COMMONWEALTH  35-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS AS PART OF
THE…..STATE OPIOID RESPONSE GRANTS PROGRAM…..

14 AGENCIES IN KENTUCKY……INCLUDING THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY FAITH COALIATION…..WILL BE RECEIVING 125-THOUSAND DOLLARS
EACH FOR THEIR WORK TO EDUCATE AND RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THE DANGERS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES…..

THE FUNDING CAN BE USED FOR A VARITY OF PURPOSES…..INCLUDING ADDICTION INTERVENTION AND RECOVERY PROGRAMS…..



COVID UPDATE
08/31/20

YESTERDAY SAW A HUGE DROP IN NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY…..FROM SATURDAY’S FOURTH HIGHTEST SINGLE  DAY TOTAL
OF 825….. BUT THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES HAS NOW TOPPED 48-THOUSAND AND DEATHS HAVE REACHED 930…..

462 NEW…..POSITIVE CASSES OF COVID19 WERE REPORTED YESERDAY…..MAKING LAST WEEK THE LARGEST FOR NEW CASES OF THE CORNOA-
VIRUS AT FOUR-THOUSAND-503…..
CHILDREN AGE 18 AND UNDER MADE UP 79 OF YESTERDAY’S NEWLY REPORTED CASES…..OF WHICH 13 WERE CHILDRREN  AGES FIVE AND
UNDER…..
AND NINE NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO  REPORTED…..

DUE TO LIMITED REPORTING ON SUNDAYS…..SOME INFORMATION IS UNVAILABLE UNTIL MONDAY INCLUDING THE POSITIVITY RATE….TOTAL NUMBER
TESTED…..HOW MANY KENTUCKIANS ARE HOSPITALIZED…..AND THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE RECOVERED…..



MCCONNELL HIRES SANDMAN
08/31/20

SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL’S CAMPAIGN HAS HIRED A KENTUCKY  TEEN…..KNOWN FOR HIS VIRAL ENCOUNTER WITH A NATIVE AMERICAN MAN AT
THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL LAST YEAR….

NICKOLAS SANDMAN IS THE  “GRASSROOTS” DIRECTOR FOR MCCONNELL’S REELECTION EFFORTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH……



SPORTS
08/31/20

THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF EDUCATION MET FRIDAY AND TOOK NO ACTION ON FALL SPORTS…..INCLUDING FOOTBALL……BUT DID VOTE TO SEND A
LETTER TO THE           K-H-S-DOUBLE-A  ASKING THEM TO CONSIDER……“ADDITIONAL  ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS FOR HIGH-CONTANCT SPORTS”….

LAST WEEK…..THE K-H-S-DOUBLE-A  VOTED TO ALLOW THE FALL SPORTS SEASON TO START ON SEPTEMBER SEVENTH  FOR SOME SPROTS…..AND
SEPTEMBER 11TH  FOR HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/28/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH  DEPARTMENT REPORTED   SIX    NEW   CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY…..…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL  OF  248  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  236  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING   12   ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME…..AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE   35   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……
YOU’RE ALSO ENCOURAGE TO POST A “SELFIE” ON THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE OF YOU WEARING  A  MASK AND COMMENT WHY YOU
DO….



FREE WIFI
08/28/20

KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU IS BRINGING FREE……WIFI……TO EVERY COUNTY IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..AS THEORGSNIZATION IS PROVIDING FREE
INTERNET ACCESS AT ALL THEIR OFFICES….

THE WIFI NETWORK……K-F-B-FREE-WIFI…..IS ACCESSABLE FROM THE PARKING AREAS ARUND EACH BUILDING FROM SEVEN IN THE MORNING TO 10
AT NIGHT FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS TO USE IT……

THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU OFFICE IS LOCATED AT THREE-60 FRANKLIN ROAD…..



KSP RECRUITS
08/28/20

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE IS SEEKING INDIVIDUALS FOR THEIR 101ST CADET CLASS…..

EXPERIENCED OFFICERS…..WITH AT LEAST TWO YEARS OF EXPERIENCE….CAN APPLY FOR THE “LEAP” PPROGRAM…..WHERE THEY WILL COMPET 13-
WEEKS OF TRAINING AT THE ACADEMY BEFORE RE BEING ASSIGNED TO ONE OF KSP”S 16 POSTS FOR FIELD TRAINING……..

TRADITONAL NEW HIRE CANDIDATES WILL COMPLETE 24-WEEKS AT THE ACADEMY BEFORE BEING ASSIGNED TO A POST FOR  FIELD TRAINING……



SPORTS
08/28/20

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SAYS……DESPITE RUMORS….. CANCELING OR POSTPONING THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLL SEASON
AND OTHER FALL SPORTS WILL NOT BE A PART OF THEIR SPECIAL MEETING THIS AFTERNOON…..

THE ADENDA DOES INCLUDE A “REPORT” FROM  K-H-S-DOUBLE-A  COMMISSIONER  JULIAN  TACKETT…..

ACTING EDUCATION COMMISSIONER KEVIN BROWN  SAID THE  K-H-S-DOUBLE-A  IS A DESIGNATED AGENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND
ITS AUTHORITY WILL BE RESPECTED…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/26/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH  DEPARTMENT REPORTED   ONE    NEW   CASE OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY…..…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL  OF  241  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  225  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING   8   ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME…..AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE   33   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..



BURNLEY
08/26/20

65 YEAR OLD SHIRLEY ANN BURNLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; LEWIS BURNLEY…..TWO SONS; JEFFERY WEAVER OF LEXINGTON AND ERIC SCHWARTZ OF MICHIGAN…..TWO
DAUGHTERS; NGELA SCHWARTZ OF INDIANA AND CHRISTY TROYER OF MICHIGAN…..TWO BROTHERS; DANNY CARVER AND BILLY BUNDREN BOTH OF
SCOTTSTILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS; NINA CENTER OF SCOTTSVILLE AND TRINA PUTMAN OF ALABAMA…..11 GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
08/26/20

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/25/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH  DEPARTMENT REPORTED   FOUR   NEW   CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY FROM THE WEEK-END…..…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL  OF  240  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  224  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING   8   ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME…..AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE   33   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……
YOU’RE ALSO ENCOURAGE TO POST A “SELFIE” ON THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE OF YOU WEARING  A  MASK AND COMMENT WHY YOU
DO….



COVID UPDATE
08/25/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 373 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY… WITH 68 BEING FROM CHILDREN AGES 18 AND YOUNGER…..OF
WHICH 14 WERE FIVE AND UNDER…..THAT BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH TO 43-THOUSAND-899…..

HE ALSO REPORTED FOUR NEW DEATHS…..RAISING THE TOTAL TO 885 KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS….

THE  POSITIVITY RATE IS DOWN TO FOUR-POINT-77 PERCENT……
AS AT LEST NINE-THOUSAND-544 HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS…..



PLANNING & ZONING
08/25/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE  PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT TO CONSIDER A REQUEST FROM UNIVERSAL INVESTMENT
A ZONE CHANGE THAT   AT 311 NORTH  3RD STREET….THEY’RE  REQUESTING A SINGLE FAMILY ZONE BE CHANGE  TO A BUSINESS ZONE…..AND THE
COMMISSION TABLED THE REQUEST UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING……



EVICTION
08/25/20

YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SIGNED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER SETTING UP A SYSTEM AIMED A PROTECTIN PEOPLE IN JEOPARDY OF
EVICTION…..WHILE KEEPING MONEY FLOWING TO LANDLORDS……

AND “EVICTION RELIEF FUND” WILL BE ESTABLISHED……USING 15-MILLION DOLLARS FROM “CARES” FUNDS…….





SPORTS
08/25/20

THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS AT  HOME TO TANGLE WITH WARREN EAST…..


LAST WEEK…..THE K-H-S-DOUBLE-A VOTED FOR FALL SPORTS…….INCLUDING FOOTBALL TO CONTINE……AND YESTERDAY GOVERNOR ANDY
BESHEAR SAID HE WAS NOT GOING TO OVERTURN THAT DECISION EVEN THOUGH HE HAS CONCERNS……

THE GOVERNOR DID NOT……HOWEVER……STEPPING IN IF CORONAVIRUS NUMBER ARE OUT OF CONTROL IN OCTOBER……







MARTIN
08/20/20

58 YEAR OLD BILLY MARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT
GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETRY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE
FUNERA HOME….IN LIEU OF FLOWERS EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; TRUCKER PAYNE AND STORM MARTIN BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR DAUGHTERS; ANGELA WALLACE AND CORA
PAYNE BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE, AMANDA AND JUAN BARTOLON OF TENNESSEE AND BRANDY MARTIN AND WIFE JUDY OF OWENSBORO…..HIS MOTHER;
IRENE MARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE….. FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; ROGER AND LISA MARTIN, RANDY MARTIN AND TRACY WHITNEY ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND JEFF AND PENNY MARTIN OF FRANKLIN……AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; EDNA BROWN, VONDA AND CHIP BROWN
AND DIANE WITCHER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND CHARLOTTE SHIELDS OF FRANKLIN…..NINE GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVE……



PERKINS
08/20/20

65 YEAR OLD MARVIN LEE PERKINS OF SCOTTSVIEE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOWE WITH BURIAL IN BETHLEHEM CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 SUNDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS….EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A BROTHER; MELVIN…..AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; IDA AND JERRY EMMITT, CONNIE EMMITT, BETTY AND WILLIAM
EMMITT AND ANGIE PERKINS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPEARS
08/20/20

74 YEAR OLD CARROL SPEARS OF MOSS-TENNESSEE DIED TUESDAY AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERONOON AT ONE AT YOKLEY-TRIBLE FUNERAL HOME IN TOMPKINSVILLE WITH BURIAL IN MONROE COUNTY MEMORIAL LAWN…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL  HOME….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KELLY AND EVERICK LASLEY OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO SONS; SHAWN AND DONIVAN SPEARS
BOTH OF FOUNTAIN RUN……TWO SISTERS; JESSIE HAYS OF INDIANA AND WANDA CARI OF TOMPKINSVILLE…..AND FOUR BROTHERS; SINDEY,AUDIE
AND JAMES ALL OF TOMPKINSVILLE AND ROYCE OF INDIANA…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
08/20/20

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD…..


THE 41ST ANNUAL…..MED CENTER HEALTH 10-K CLASSIC…..WILL NOW BE VIRTUAL BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC…..

PARTICIPANTS CAN RUN THEIR OWN ROUTE OR CHOOSE A COURSE  PROVIDED BY MED CENTER HEALTH…..

A VARIETY OF RACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE…..AND PATRICIPANTS ARE ASKK TO COMPLETE THEIR RUN SOMETIME BETWEEN OCTOBER THIRD AND
OCTOBER 24TH…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/19/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH  DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER   CONFIRMED  POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY…..…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL  OF  234  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  216  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING   10   ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME…..AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE   21   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……
YOU’RE ALSO ENCOURAGE TO POST A “SELFIE” ON THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE OF YOU WEARING  A  MASK AND COMMENT WHY YOU
DO….



SHOOTING
08/19/20

MONDAY NIGHT THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO 76 HIGHLAND CHURCH ROAD TO REPORTS OF A FEMALE WITH A
GUNSHOT WOUND……

UPON ARRIVAL…..DEPUTIES DISCOVERED THAT 38 YEAR OLD DUSTIE BURTON HAD SUFFERED A SINGLE GUNSHOT WOUND TO HER UPPER BODY…..

THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE SHOOTING STEMMED FROM ONGOING DOMESTIC ISSUES INVOLVING HER HUSBAND…..JOHN PAUL BURTON….
WHO WAS ARRESTED ON OUTSTANDING WARRANTS UNRELEATED TO THE SHOOTING……

THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE SHOOTING CONTINUES……



SHERFEY
08/19/20

86 YEAR OLD MARCUS  D.  SHERFEY-JUNIOR DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT MONROE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER….A FORMER PRINCIPAL AT FOUNTAIN
RUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT ANDERSON-BARTLEY FUNERAL HOME IN
TOMPKINSVILLE WITH BURIAL IN MONROE COUNTY MEMORIAL LAWN MAUSOLEUM…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (WED) AT THE
FUNERAL  HOME….

HE’S SURVIVE BY HIS WIFE; NAOMI SHERFEY…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MARK AND LAURIE OF TENNESSEE……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;
SHEILA AND JAMES EMBERGTON OF TOMPKINSVILLE…..AND A SISTER; BERNELL KENDALL OF TOMPKINSVILLE…….NINE GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
08/19/20

CONFERENCE U-S-A IS MOVING FORWARD WITH IT PLAN TO PLAY FOOTBALL THIS FALL…..EVEN THOUGH  OLD DOMINION HAS CANCELLED THEIR
FOOTBALL SEASON……

C-U-S-A  JOINS THE…..SEC….ACC…..BIG 12….AAC…..AND  THE SUN BELT AS THE SIX  F-B-S  CONFERENCES STILL PLANNING   TO PLAY FOOTBALL
THIS FALL……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/17/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH  DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER   TWO CONFIRMED  POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 FRIDAY AND NONE DURING THE
WEEK-END YESTERDAY…..…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL  OF  233  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  212  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING   13   ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME…..AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE   37   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……
YOU’RE ALSO ENCOURAGE TO POST A “SELFIE” ON THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE OF YOU WEARING  A  MASK AND COMMENT WHY YOU
DO….



COMMUNITY FUNDING
08/17/20

23 WESTERN KENTUCKY GOVERNMENTS HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR 14-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS…..IN REIMBURSEMENT…..FROM THE “CARES
ACT”…FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS WITH EXPENSES RELATED TO COVID-19…..

COUNTIES RECEIVING FUNDING INCLUDE….BARREN…..LOGAN….METCALFE…..AND SIMPSON…..
AND CITIES RECEIVING FUNDING INCLUDE…..BOWLING GREEN….BROWNSVILLE….. HORSE CAVE…..GLASGOW…..AND TOMPKINSVILLE…..  



TRAFFIC SIGNAL CHANGE
08/18/20

A TRAFFIC SIGNAL CHANGE IS CONING TO THE INTERSECTION OF THE 31-W  BYPASS AND FAIRVIEW AVENUE IN BOWLING GREEN…..

STARTING TODAY…..CREWS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN WORKING ON CHANGING SIGNAL OPERATION AND STRIPING AT THE INTERSECTION…..

THE TRAFFIC SIGNAL CHANGE AND RESTRIPING IS  AN IMMEDIATE SHORT-TERM SOLUTION TO HELP THE INTERSECTION OPERATE MORE SAFELY  
AND EFFIIENTLY…..
THE LONG TERM SOLUTION……WHICH IS STILL YEARS AWAY…..IS TO WIDEN THE ROADWAY……



SPORTS
08/18/10

THE  PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS  TRAVEL TO THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY…..


THE   S-E-C  RELEASED THE REVISED….10 GAME FOOTBALL SCHEDULE…..THAT HAS ONLY CONFERENCE GAMES….

KENTUCKY OPENS THE SEASON SEPTEMBE 26TH AT AUBURN….
WITH THE HOME OPENER OCTOBE 10TH AGAINST  OLE MISS…..

DUE TO LOCAL AND STATE RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO PUBLIC HEALTH…..CAPACITY AT KROGER FIELD WILL BE GREATLY REDUCED…..







NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION
08//17/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR AND SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS HAVE AGREED TO THE FORMAT OF THE UPCOMING NOVEMBER THIRD
GENERAL ELECTION…..
KENTUCKIANS CONCERNED WITH CONTRACTING OR SPREADING COVID-19 CAN REQUEST A BALLOT BY MAIL….AN ONLINE PORTAL WILL LAUNCH
WITHIN THE WEEK TO REQUEST A BALLOT THRU OCTOBER NINTH……AND THEN BY TRADITIONAL MEANS AFTER THAT…..
EARLY VOTING WILL BEGIN OCTOBER 13…..
COUNTY ELECTION OFFICIALS WILL DECIDE ELECTION SITES ON ELECTION DAY…. AND EACH COUNTY MUST HAVE AT LEAST ONE “SUPER CENTER”
…..WHERE EVERYONE FROM THE COUNTY CAN GO TO VOTE….REGARDLESS OF THEIR PRECINCT…..



FILM PRODUCTION
08/17/20

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY WILL OFFER THE COMMONWEALTH’S FIRST….. BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS IN FILM PRODUCTION…..STARTING THIS
FALL…..THE NEW MAJOR IS A PRE-PROFESSIONAL DEGREE FOR STUDENTS PURSUING A CAREET IN THE FILM AND TELEVISION INDUSOTU…..

THE  NEW…..B-F-A  IN FILM PRODUCTION’S CONSERVATORY-STYLE APPROACH….. WILL GIVE STUDENTS THE OPPORTUNIT TO WRITE AND DIRECT
SEVERAL OF THEIR OWN FILMS…..AS-WELL-AS WORK ON 30-TO-40 OF THEIR PEERS’ FILMS IN THEIR PRODUCTION COURSES……

THE….B-F-A  IN FILM PRODUCITON…..WILL BE OFFERD ALONGSIDE THE  “BACHELOR OF ARTS IN FILM”…..NOW IN ITS 10TH YEAR……



GREEN RIVER FERRY
08/17/20

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY AND GREEN RIVER FERRY ROAD NORTH….IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK……WILL BE CLOSED TO ALL VEHICULAR
TRAFFIC  TODAY THRU  THURSDAY….IN ORDER TO COMPLETE A FRESHWATER MUSSELL RELOCATION PROJECT AND A PAVEMENT PRESERVATION
PROJECT…..

THE RELOCATON WORK IS BEING CONDUCTED IN ADVANCE OF THE NEXT PLASE OF THE GREEN RIVER FERRY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT WHICH WILL
EXTEND THE SOUTH RAMP 30-FEET INTO THE RIVER AND REQUIRE THE INSTALLATION OF A COFFER DAM…..

AND THE PAVING WORK IS PART OF THE ONGOING PROJECT TO RESURFACE PAVED AREAS THROUGHOUT THE PARK…..



OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING
08/17/20

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING….

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPONDED TO A LOCATION ON WEST 10TH AVENUE….IN REFERENCE TO A THEFT COMPLAINT….

UPONN ARRIVAL…..ONE OF THE SUSPECTS GOT IN A CAR AND DROVE IT TOWARD OFFICERS….AT WHICH TIME SHOTS WERE FIRED….THE DRIVER…..
37 YEAR OLD JOSEPH COMPTON OF ROCKFIED CONTINUED ON  AND WAS LOCATED AT GREENVIEW HOSPITAL  WHERE HE WAS SEEKING MEDICAL
TREATMENT…..

AFTER BEING TREATED……COMPTON WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AND CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER OF A POLICE OFFICER AND WANTON
ENDANGERMENT……



SPORTS
08/17/20

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO KENNY PERRY’S  “COUNTRY CREEK” COURSE IN FRANKLIN  TO TAKE ON THE WILDCATS…..


THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE WILL ANNOUNCE IT 10-GAME FOOTBALL SECHEDULE TONIGHT……WHICH WILL BE COMPRISED OF
CONFERENCE GAMES ONLY…..

THE SCHEDULE WILL INCLUDE ONE MID-SEASON OPEN DATE FOR EACH SCHOOL…..AND AN OPEN DATE ON DECEMBER  12TH FOR ALL SCHOOLS….

THE SEASON KICKS OFF SEPTEMBER 26TH…..
AND THE CHAMPIONSHP GAME WILL BE PLAYED DECEMBER  FIFTH…..







SCHOOL BOARD
08/14/20

FOLLOWING A LONG DISCUSSION AT LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING…..THE BOARD GAVE APPROVAL FOR THE
SCHOOL STARTING PLAN FOR  AUGUST 25TH…..

CONCERNING THE 20-21 TAX RATE…..THE BOARD INTENDS TO TAKE THE FOUR-PERCENT INCREASE…..AND SET A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE MATTER
FOR SEPTEMBER 10TH AT FOUR-30……

APPROVAL WAS ALSO GIVEN TO INCREASE ADULT/VISTOR  MEAL PRICES….. BREAKFAST WILL GO FROM TWO-DOLLARS AND 50-CENTS  TO TWO-55…..
AND LUNCH WILL  GO FROM THREE-DOLLARS AND 50-CENTS TO THREE-75…….



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/14/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER   CONFIRMED  POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19…..YESTERDAY…..…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL  OF  230  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  211  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING   11   ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME…..AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE   20   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……
YOU’RE ALSO ENCOURAGE TO POST A “SELFIE” ON THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE OF YOU WEARING  A  MASK AND COMMENT WHY YOU
DO….



LEE APPOINTMENT
08/14/20

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP INTENDS TO NOMINATE…..AND APPOINT….TENNESSEE GOVERNOR BILL LEE TO HIS  “COUNCIL OF GOVERNORS” FOR A
TWO YEAR TERM…..

THE  “COUNCIL”…..WHICH   CONSISTS OF 10 GOVERNORS WITH NO MORE THAN FIVE MEMBERS FROM THE SAME PARTY……PROVIDES INPUT ON
MATTERS REGARDING THE NATIONAL GUARD…..HOMELAND DEFENSE…..AND DEFENSE SUPPORT TO CIVIL AUTHORITIES…..




SPORTS
08/14/20

TONIGHT AT EIGHT…..THE BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS ARE HOSTING MOVIE NIGHT AT THE BALL PARK AS  “JAWS”   WILL BE SHOWN….THERE’S NO
ADMISSION AND THE PUBLIC IS INVITED…..

THE TOMORROW NIGHT AT SEVEN…..THE TEAM WILL HOST A WATCH PARTY FOR…. U-F-C-TWO-52….WHICH WILL BE BROADCAST ON THE BALL PARK’
S VIDEO BOARD….AND THERE WILL BE A 15-DOLLAR ADMISSION CHARGE…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/13/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER   CONFIRMED  POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19…..YESTERDAY…..…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL  OF  229  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  208  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING   13   ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME…..AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE   30   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..



COVID UPDATE
08/13/20

A RECORD NUMBER OF DAILY CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY……WITH MORE THAN ONE-THOUSAND…..ALONG WITH
SEVEN MORE DEATHS….

LOWER NUMBERS WERE REPORTED MONDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR  SAID A TECHNICAL ISSUE WITH THE COMMONWEALTH’S DATA
PROCESSOR CAUSED A DELAY IN SOME REPORTING…..

YESTERDAY…..THOSE NUMBERS WERE UPDATING LEADING TO THE ONE-THOUSAND-163 CASES BEING REPORTED…..39 OF WHICH INVOLVED
CHILDREN FIVE YEARS OF AGE AND YOUNGER…..THAT BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES IN KENTUCKY TO 36-THOUSAND-945……

SEVEN MORE DEATH WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..RAISING THE TOTAL TO 790 KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS…..

ON A POSITIVE NOTE…..EIGHT-THOUSAND-893 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED….



NOVEMBER ELECTION
08/13/20

THERE’S NO AGREEMENT YET BETWEEN GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR AND SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS   ON HOW TO CONDUCT THE
NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION…..BUT BOTH SIDES SAY THEY ARE NOT FAR APART….

THE MAJOR STICKING POINTS ARE HOW LONG THE EARLY VOTING PERIOD WILL BE…. HOW BROAD THE EXCUSES SHOULD BE FOR ABSENTEE…..AND
HOW FAST THE CAN THE VOTES BE CAST AND COUNTED……



WILSON
08/13/20

90 YEAR OLD  J-R WILSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE THIS
AFTERNOON (THURS) AT TWO-30 AT UNION CHAPEL CEMETERY…..
VISITATION WILL BE FROM 12NOON TO TWO TODAY (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……



PEREA
08/13/20

84 YEAR OLD MARGARET PEREA OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE
THIS MONRING (THURS) AT ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIDAL GARDENS…..
VISITATION WILL BE FROM 10 TO 10-45 THIS MORNING (THURS) AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME……



SPORTS
08/13/20

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY……


CHURCHILL DOWNS OFFICIALS SAY LESS THAN 23-THOUSAND FANS WILL BE ABLE TO ATTEND NEXT MONTH’S RESCHEDULED KENTUCKY DERBY….

THE UPDATED PLAN ELIMINATES GENERAL ADMISSION AND STANDING ROOM ONLY AREAS…..WITH TOTAL CAPACITY LIMITED TO LESS THAN 14-
PERCENT OF THE 20-15 RECORD ATTENDANCE OF 170-THOUSAND-513……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/11/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER    TWO  CONFIRMED  POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19…..YESTERDAY…..SINCE
FRIDAY…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL  OF  225  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  205  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING   12  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME…..AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE   45   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……
YOU’RE ALSO ENCOURAGE TO POST A “SELFIE” ON THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE OF YOU WEARING  A  MASK AND COMMENT WHY YOU
DO….



CITY COUNCIL
08/11/20

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEET YESTERDAY…..VIA ZOOM TELECONFERCING…… AND GAVE FIRST READING TO THE AD VALOREM TAX RATE FOR 20-
20…..TO TAKE THE COMPENSATING RATE  WHICH WILL SEE  A TAX  DECREASE……

THE COUNCIL APPROVED APPLYING FOR A 696-THOUSAND-500 DOLLAR LOAN FROM THE STATE REVOLVING LOAN PROGRAM…..

IF APPROVED……50-PERCENT OF THE LOAN WILL BE FORGIVEN WITH REMAINING 50-PERCENT FINANCED AT  POINT-25 PERCENT……
AND FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO AN ORDINANCE  TO ALLOW THE USE OF RED AND BLUE LIGHTS FOR THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT…….




SPORTS
0811/20

THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVEL TO KENNY PERRY’S…..COUNTRY CREEK…..FOR A MATCH WITH FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……..



CONFERENCE  U-S-A WILL CONTINUE WITH ITS ORIGINAL PLAY FOOTBALL THIS FALL….EVEN THOUGHT CONFERENCE MEMBER  “OLD DOMINION” HAS
ANNOUNCED THE CANCELLATION OF ALL FALL SPORTS…..

THE TOPPERS…..WHO WERE TO HOST  O-D-U  FOR THE HOMECOMING GAME ON OCTOBER 31ST….. WILL NOW BE LOOKING FOR AN OPPONENT TO
REPLACE THE MONARCHS……







COVID UPDATE
08/10/20

BOTH THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS AND DEATHS DECLINED SHARPLY  IN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY…..AS GOVERNOR ANDY
BESHEAR REPORTED 525 NEW CASES YESTERDAY…..
COMPARED TO 801 CASES SATURDAY…..AND NINE OF YESTERDAY’S CASE   WERE CHILDREN AGE FIVE AND UNDER…..
THE TOTAL CASES IN THE COMMONWELTH NOW STANDS AT 34-THOUSAND-982…….

ONE NEW DEATH WAS ALSO REPORTED YESERDAY…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 773 KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES…..

DO TO LIMITED REPORTING ON SUNDAYS……KENTUCKY’S  POSITIVITY RATE AND THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE
VIRUS WERE NOT AVAILABLE…..



KEA
08/10/20

THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION…..WHICH REPPRESENTS NEARLY 42-THOUSAND EDUCATOR……WANTS KENTUCKY’S  PUBLIC SCHOOLS
NOT TO RESUME  “IN-PERSON” INSTRUCTION  UNTIL THE  “COVIOD-19”  POSITIVITY RATES IN THE COMMONWEALTH AND COUNTY LEVELS FALL AND
STAY BELOW FOUR-PERCENT FOR 21-CONSECUTIVE DAYS….AS MEASURED BY A SEVEN-DAY ROLLING AVERAGE…..

IN A LENGTHY STATEMENT……K-E-A   SAID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IS WORSE NOW THAN WHEN SCHOOLS CLOSED IN EARLY SPRING…..



WKU COVID CASES
08/10/20

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY REPORTS 187 TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 SINCE JULY FIRST…..OF THE 187 CASES……161 ARE
STUDENTS AND 26 ARE FACULTY….STAFF….OR ON-CAMPUS CONTRACTORS…..

AND ADDITIONAL 45 STUDENTS AND SIX FACULITY…..STAFF…AND ON CAMPUS  CONTRACTORS HAVE TESTED POSITIVE BETWEEN JULY 31ST AND
AUGUST SIXTH…..
13-HUNDRED-30 VIRAL TESTS HAVE BEEN PERFORMED……



PAUL FILING
08/10/20

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS FILED LEGISLATION TO PAY FOR AT LEAST PART OF THE ADDITIONAL DEBT THE COUNTRY IS PILING UP IN CORONA-VIRUS
RELIEF….

THE…..PANDEMIC-PAY-FOR ACT…..WOULD COVER APPROXIMATELY TWO-TRILLION DOLLARS OF THE FEDEAL GOVERNMENT’S EMERGENCY
SPENDING BY FREEZING DISCRETIONARY SPENDING AT FISCAL YEAR  20-21 LEVELS FOR THE NEXT THREE YEARS……



STRIPING
08/10/20

SEALING AND STRIPING OF THE FOUR QUADRANTS OF THE SCOTTSVILLE SQUARE WILL BEGIN THIS FRIDAY……AND WILL BE SPREAD OVER THE NEXT
TWO WEEK-END….

THIS WEEK-END…….THE DOLLAR GENERAL QUADRANT AND THE MCKINNEY AND ASSOCIATES QUADRANT WILL BE STRIPED AND SEALED…..
AND THERE WILL BE NO PARKING IN THE QUARDRANT FOR 48-HOURS WHILE THE WORK IS DONE……



CITY COUNCIL
08/10/20

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL WILL MEET IN SPECIAL SESSION THIS AFTERNOON….. AT ONE-30…..VIA ZOOM TELECONFERENCE…..

THE AGENDA AND INFORMATION TO JOIN THE MEETING ARE AVAILABE ON THE CITY’S FACEBOOK PAGE……



SPORTS
08/10/20

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE BARREN RIVER STATE PARK GOLF COURSE TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY…..







STATE FAIR RESTRICTIONS
08/07/20

THE KENTUCKY STATE FAIR……TAKING PLACE LATER THIS MONTH…..WILL BE GREATLY SCALED BACK WITH ATTENDANCE LIMITED TO
PARTICIPANTS…..DUE TO THE CORONA-VIRUS…..

APPEARING WITH GOVERNOR ANY BESHEAR YESTERDAY…..STATE FAIR BOARD CHAIRMAN STEVE WILSON SAID THE FAIR WOULD REQUIRE MASKS…..
EMPLOYEES HANDLING CASH PAYMENTS WILL WEAR GLOVES…..AND ONLY CREDENTIALED PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ALLOWED IN FREEDOM HLL AND
BROADBENT ARENA……

THERE WILL BE NO MIDWAY…..FOOD VENDORS  WILL BE PROHIBITED…..AND THE FREE CONCERTS HAVE BEEN CANCELEDD…….



SPORTS
08/07/20

THE PREDATORS TAKE ON THE COYOTES IN GAME FOUR OF THEIR BEST OF FIVE SERIES…..WITH ARIZONA LEADING TWO GAMES TO ONE…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/06/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  SIX   CONFIRMED  POSITIVE CASES   OF      COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL  OF  221  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  195  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING   18  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME…..AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE   21   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……
YOU’RE ALSO ENCOURAGE TO POST A “SELFIE” ON THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE OF YOU WEARING  A  MASK AND COMMENT WHY YOU
DO….



CORONA UPDATE
08/06/20

THE NUMBER OF NEW  CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY TOOK ANOTHER SHARP DROP YESTERDAY……AND ONLY ONE NEW DEATH WAS
REPORTED……

AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 546 NEW POSITIVE CASES….WHICH WAS DOWN FROM 700 ON TUESDAY…..HOWEVER…..21 OF THE
CASES INVOLVED KIDS UNDER FIVE…..AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S  TOTAL CASES NOW STANDS AT 32-THOUSAND-741….

THE ONE REPORTED NEW DEATH BRINGS THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS TO 752…..

ON A POSITIVE NOTE……AT LEAST 84-HUNDRED-67 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



DEPP STATUE
08/06/20

A STATUE OF NETTIE DEPP……AN EDUCATION REFORMER AND KENTUCKY NATIVE…..WILL BE ERECTED IN THE KENTUCKY CAPITOL NEXT AUGUST…..

DEPP…..WHO WAS PART OF THE PROGRESSIVE ERA EDUCATION REFORM MOVEMENT  IN THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY…..WAS THE FIRST WOMAN
ELECTED TO PUBLIC OFFICE IN BARREN COUNTY…..AND SHE UNITED TWO BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO CREATE THE FIRST HIGH SCHOOL AVAILABLE
TO LOCAL STUDENTS IN BARREN COUNTY…..

ONCE INSTALLED…..THE LIFESIZE STATUE WILL BE THE FIRST MONUMENT OF A WOMAN IN THE COMMONWEALTH’ CAPITAL……



COMER LEGISLATION
08/06/20

WHILE THERE’S A STANDOFF IN WASHINGTON  OVER EXTENDING THE “CARES ACT”…..A MEMBER OF KENTUCKY’S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATON HAS
FILED TWO PIECES OF LEGISLATION AIMED AT REDUCING REGULATORY BARRIERS TO THE ECONOMY COMING BACK FRO THE PANDEMIC….

FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN JAMES COMER MAINTAINS BURDENSOME FEDERAL REGULATIONS HAVE CREATED A STRONG BARRIER TO
RESPONDING TO THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY……AND THAT MANY OF THE REGULATIONS WILL ONLY SERVE TO THREATEN THE  “U-S”  ECONOMY’S
RECOVERY AND GETTING PEOPLE BACK TO WORK…..



FORD
08/06/20

41 YEAR OLD DUSTIN RAY FORD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT 10 AT HARWOOD
AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIL IN RED HILL GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS
AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS FATHER; TIMMY FORD….AND HIS MOTHER; JUDY DAVENPORT BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE….TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW;
DUSTY AND HUNTER PURSLEY OF BOWLING GREEN AND CYDNEY FORD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; SCOTTY AND
AMANDA OF SCOTTSVILLE….  



SPORTS
08/06/20

THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT IS THE FIRST SCHOOL TO CANCEL THIS FOOTBALL SCHEDULE FOR THIS SEASON…..

AMONG OTHER THINGS…..GOVERNOR NED LAMONT SAID THE HUSKIES WOULD BE SUBJECT TO THE STATE’S   14-DAY QUARANTINE RULE AFTER
RETURNING FROM  AWAY GAMES…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/05/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER CONFIRMED  POSITIVE CASE   OF      COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  215  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 191  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  16  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME…..AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  37  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……
YOU’RE ALSO ENCOURAGE TO POST A “SELFIE” ON THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE OF YOU WEARING  A  MASK AND COMMENT WHY YOU
DO….



CORONA  UPDATE
08/05/20

AFTER  THREE DAYS IN A ROW WITH BIG DROPS IN NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS……AS KENTUCKY   SAW ANOTHER SPIKE YESTERDAY….AS
GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 700 NEW CASES…..BRINGING THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOTAL TO 32-THOUSAND-197…..18 OF THE NEW
CASES WERE CHILDREN AGE FIVE AND UNDER……

SEVEN MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..BRINGING  THE NUMBER TO 751 KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES TO THE
VIRUS….

AND  EIGHT-THOUSAND-406 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



COUNTERFEIT BELTS
08/05/20

NEARLY   HALF-A-MILLION DOLLARS’ WORTH OF COUNTERFEIT  LOUIS VUITTON BELTS HAVE BE SEIZED  BY CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION
OFFICERS IN LOUISVILLE….

THE  PARCEL CONTAINING  216 FAKE BELTS…..WHICH ARRIVED IN LOUISVILLE FROM HONG KONG…..WAS DESTINED FOR ATLANTA……



PURSUIT
08/05/20

A THREE COUNTY PURSUIT THAT BEGAN IN OHIO COUNTY…..ENDED IN BOWLING GREEN WITH THE ARREST OF A MISSOURI MAN….

STATE POLICE CLOCKED THE 20-20  KIA  TRAVELING 114 MILES-PER-HOUR ON  I-65 IN OHIO COUNTY…..WHEN THE PURSUIT REACHED WARREN
COUNTY…..OFFICERS DEPLOYED TIRE DEFLATION DEVICES….ENDING THE PURSUIT NEAR THE EIGHT MILE MARKER….

26 YEAR OLD DAMIAN HOWARD FLED ON FOOT INTO A WOOD LINE….BUT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY  AND LODGED IN THE OHIO DENTENTION
CENTER….FACING A NUMBER OF CHARGES  INCLUDING  DEFACING A FIREARM AND POSSESSION OF A FIRE ARM BY A CONVICTED  FELON……



WKU QUARANTINE AREAS
08/05/20

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY IS COMING UP WITH A NEW WAY TO TACKLE CONCERNS OVER  COVID-19…….AS THEY’RE SETTING UP
QUARANTINING AREAS THROUGHOUT THE CAMPUS TO STOP THE SPREAD….

W-K-U  HOUSING AND RESIDENCE LIFE HAS SET UP DESIGNATED DORM MROOMS THAT WIL ACT AS QUARANTINE ROOMS FOR PEOPLE EXPOSED
TO……OR DIAGNOSED WITH THE VIRUS…..

IN ADDITION…..BARNES CAMPBELL HALL WILL REMAIN EMPTY THROUGHOUT THE SEMESTER TO PROVIDE EXTRA SPACE FOR STUDENTS TO
QUARANTINE IF NEEDED……



SPORTS
08/05/20


THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 IS SET TO BE RUN ON AUGUST 23RD…..AND YESTERDAY SPEEDWAY OWNER ROGER PENSKE REVERSED COURSE  AND SAID
FANS  WILL NOT BE AT THE  104TH RUNNING OF THE INDY 500…..

THIS WILL BE THE FIRST TIME IN HISTOY THE “500” WILL BE HELD WITHOUT SPECTATORS……


THE PREDATORS PLAY THE COYOTOES IN GAME THREE OF THE BEST OF FIVE SERIES…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
08/04/20

SINCE FRIDAY AFTERNOON….. THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER NEW CASE OF      COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  214  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 191  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  15  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME…..AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  20  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……
YOU’RE ALSO ENCOURAGE TO POST A “SELFIE” ON THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE OF YOU WEARING  A  MASK AND COMMENT WHY YOU
DO….



CORONA UPDATE
08/04/20

FOR THE THIRD DAY IN A ROW…..NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY DROPPED BY MORE THAN 100 OVER THE PREVIOUS DAY…..AS
GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR  REPORED 322 NEW CASES…..MAKING THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOTAL 31-THOUSAND-568……YESTERDAY’S NEW CASES
ALSO INCLUDED 12 CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF FIVE…..

TWO MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..RAISING THE TOTAL TO 744 KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS….

ON A POSITIVE NOTE……EIGHT-THOUSAND-335 HAVE RECOVERED…..AND KENTUCKY’S POSITIVITY RATE WAS FIVE-POINT-18 PERCENT
YESTERDAY…….



GILL
08/04/20

47 YEAR OLD ROBBIE NEAL FOLLIS GILL OF FRANKLINN DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE  
WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT LIFE POINT CHURCH IN FRANKLIN….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THURSDAY MORNING AT THE
CHURCH…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JASON GILL…..A SON; BAILEY BULLINGTON…..A DAUGHTER; AZHLEY GILL…..AND HER MOTHER ANNETTE
WATKINS AND HUSBAND LEO ALL OF FRANKLIN……



MEADOR
08/04/20

SEVEN YEAR OLD REVELIN MARIE ELIZABETH MEADOR OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED SATURDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HIGHLAND CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HIS ADOPTED DAD; BOBBY MEADOR…..HER BIOLOGICAL FATHER; FARREN MEADOR OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..HE BIOLOGICAL
MOTHER; CASEY LEVIRS AND TWO BROTHERS BRAXTON AND SKYLER PAYNE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….. TWO SISTERS; CARLY PAYNE OF SCOTTSVILLE
AND ADDIE GRAHAM OF OHIO….. MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS; TIMOTHY BOWMAN OF TENNESSEE AND MYOMI  MEANS AND HUSBAND JOHN OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..PATERNAL GRANMOTHER; LORETT MARTUS OF GAMALIEL…..MATERNAL GREAT-GRANDMOTHER; DOROTHY BOWMAN OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND PATERNAL GREAT-GRANDMOTHER; BETSY LLOYD OF TOMPKINSVILLE……



SPORTS
08/04/20

THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM WILL KICK OFF THE SEASON  SEPTEMBER 11TH AS THEY TAKE ON GLASGOW…..

LAST WEEK…..THE K-H-S-DOUBLE-S  ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TO START SEPTEMBET 11TH….THREE WEEKS AFTER THE
ORIGINAL START DATE OF AUGUST 21ST…..IN ADDITION THE REGULAR SEASON WAS EXTENDED BY ONE WEEK…….







CORVID UPDATE
08/03/20

FOR THE SECOND DAY IN A ROW….THERE WAS A DROP OF MORE THAN 100 NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY…..
SPARKING SOME OPTIMISM THAT WE MAY BE EXPERIENCING THE SECOND PLATEAU IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..

463 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..INCLUDING 11 FROM CHILDREN AGE FIVE AND YOUNGER…..WHICH BRING’S KENTUCKY’S TOTAL
TO 31-THOUSND-185 CASES…..

THERE WERE ALSO TWO NEW DEATHS REPORTED YESTERDAY….RAISING THE TOTAL OF 743 KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS……

AND AT LEAST EIGHT-THOUSND-135 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS…..



FARMERS MARKET WEEK
08/03/20

TODAY THRU SATURDAY IS  “KENTUCKY FARMERS’ MARKET WEEK”….WHICH IS A TIME TO SALUTE THE 167 FARMER’S MARKETS  IN 115 OF THE
COMMONWEALTH 120 COUNTIES….AND IN THOSE 167 MARKETS…..MORE THAT 27-HUNDRED-68 VENDORS ARE OFFERING PRODUCTS FOR SALE…..

WITH REPORTED  SALES  OF NEARLY  13-MILLON DOLLARS  LAST….FARMERS’ MARKETS  ARE AN ECONOMIC ENGINE THAT BRINGS THE FARM TO
KENTUCKY’S CONSUMERS……

THE ALLEN COUNTY FARMERS’  MARKET IS OPEN  THURSDAY AND SATURDAY MORNINGS…..FROM  EIGHT TO 12NOON…..IN THE LIBRARY QUADRANT
OF THE SQUAR…….






LINCOLN BIRTHPLACE
08/03/20

RENOVATIONS AT THE ABRAHAM LINCOLN BIRTHPLACE…..NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK….BEGIN TODAY…..

THE “KNOB CREEK TAVERN”  REHABILITATION PROJECT WILL INCLUDE INSTALLING NEW INTERPRETRIVE EXBITHE IN THE FACILITY…..WHICH WILL
REOPEN AS A VISITORS CENTER…..

THE TAVERN AND BOYHOME WILL BE CLOSED DURING THE RENOVATIONS WHICH WILL TAKE SIX TO 12 MONTHS……



SPORTS
08/03/20

THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM PLAYS IN THE GLASGOW LADY SCOTTIE INVITATIONAL AT THE GLASGOW COUNTRY CLUB….

AND THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TAKES PART IN THE GATOR INVITATIONAL AT THE BOWLING GREEN COUNTY CLUB……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/30/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER   CONFIRMED   POSITIVE   CASE  OF      COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  212  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 177  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  27  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME…..AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  27  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……
YOU’RE ALSO ENCOURAGE TO POST A “SELFIE” ON THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE OF YOU WEARING  A  MASK AND COMMENT WHY YOU
DO….



CORONA UPDATE
07/30/20

THE DAILY TOTAL OF CORONA-VIRUS CASES IN KENTUCKY INCREASED AGAIN YESTERDAY AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 619 NEW
CASES OF      COVID-19…..INCLUDING 17-CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF FIVE…..BRINGING THE TOTAL TO 28-THOUSAND-727….

FIVE MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTL OF 724…….

THE POSITIVITY RATE……BASED ON A SEVEN-DAY FLOATING AVERAGE…..ALSO ROSE T FIVE-POINT-81 PERCENT…..UP FROM FIVE-POINT-ZERO-EIGHT
PERCENT ON TUESDAY……

AND SEVEN-THOUSAND-495 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



NEW HS PRINCIPAL
07/30/20

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH  SCHOOL HAS A NEW PRINCIPAL……

AARON ETHERINGTON  REPLACES  JOSEPH  COSBY WHO IS MOVING TO THE CENTRAL OFFICE TO BECOME H-R AND TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR……

DURING HIS 21-YEAR CAREER…..ETHERINGTON  HAS SERVED AS A HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER….ASSISTAN PRINCIPAL….AND PRINCIPAL…..MOST
RECENTLY AT THE NELSON COUNTY AREA TECHNOLOGY CENTER IN BARDSTOWN……

ETHERINGTON  WILL  BEGIN HIS NEW DUTIES ON AUGUST THIRD……



GREEN
07/30/20

61 YEAR OLD ROBERT JAMES GREEN OF ADOLPHUS DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN……A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE
HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO BROTHERS; ALBERT OF ADOLPHUS AND CARL OF MISSOURI……



SPORTS
07/30/20

THE ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE  HAS  REWORKED ITS FOOTBALL SCHEDULE TO ALLOW EACH TEAM TO PLAY AN 11-GAME SCHEUDLE…..AND TO
INCORPORATE NOTRE DAME…..WHICH IS GIVING UP ITS INDEPENDENCE….

THE 11-GAME SCHEDULE WILL INCLUDE ONE NONCONDERENCE GAME….AND PUSHES BACK THE FIRST WEEK TO SEPTEMBER SEVENTH……

THE A-C-C WILL ELIMINATE ITS TRADITIONAL DIVISIONAL FORMAT THIS SEASON….. AND THE TWO TEAMS WITH THE BEST WINNING PERCENTAGE IN
CONFERENCE PLAY WILL MEET FOR THE LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/29/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER   TWO  CONFIRMED   POSITIVE   OF      COVID-19  IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  211  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 177  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  26  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME…..AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  37  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……
YOU’RE ENCOURAGE TO POST A “SELFIE” ON THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE OF YOU WEARING  A  MASK AND COMMENT WHY YOU DO….
AND USE THE HASHTAG…MASK-UP-ALLEN-C-O-K-Y……..



CORONA UPDATE
07/29/30

THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY ROSE SLIGHTLY YESTEDAY…..AS DID THE NUMBER OF DEATHS….

AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 532 NEW CASES…..BRINGING THE TOTAL TO  28-THOUSAND-126……22 OF THE NEW CASES INVOLVED
CHILDREN AGES FIVE OR YOUNGER…..
10 NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..MAKING IT 719-KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVS TO  COVID-19……

THE COMMONWEALTH’S  POSITIVITY RATE DROPPED SLIGHTLY YESTERDAY TO FIVE-POINT-ZERO-EIGHT PERCENT…..
AND SEVEN-THOUSAND-470 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……




FISCAL COURT
07/29/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE STONY POINT FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING AND CONDUCTED MOSTLY ROUTINE
BUSINESS…..

FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO A BUDGET AMENDMENT TO ADD  “CARES” FUNDS… THE AMENDMENT MUST NOW BE APPROVED BY  “KENTUCKY LOCAL
GOVERNMENT” BEFORE FISCAL COURT GIVES IT SECOND READING……

JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER INFORMED THE COURT HE HAD APPLIED FOR EMERGENY FUDING FOR SNAKE CREEK ROAD……

AND 16-THOUSAND-312 DOLLARS WERE APPROVED FOR THE PURCHASE OF NEW COMPUTERS…..MONITORS….AND SERVICE CONTRACT FOR THE  
NINE-ONE-ONE DISPATCH CENTER…….



SPORTS
07/29/20

THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION VOTED YESTERDAY FOR FOOTBALL PRACTICE TO BEGIN PRACTICE  AUGUST 24TH AND
COMPETITION TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 11TH….

CROSS COUNTY….FIELD HOCKEY…..SOCCER….AND VOLLEYBALL WILL ALSO BEGIN PRACTICE ON AUGUST 24TH…….BUT WILL START COMPETITION
ON SEPTEMBER SEVENTH….

THE BOARD DOES PLAN TO MEET BEFORE  THE AUGUST  24TH  PRACTICE START DATE TO CHECK ON  COVID-19 NUMBERS TO ASSURE IT’S SAFE FOR
PLAYERS TO PLAY……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/28/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER   THREE  CONFIRMED    NEW CASES OF      COVID-19  IN ALLEN COUNTY
YESTERDAY…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  209  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 177  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  24  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  37  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……
YOU’RE ENCOURAGE TO POST ON THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK OF YOU WEARING  A  MASK AND COMMENT WHY YOU DO….AND USE THE
HASHTAG…MASK-UP-ALLEN-C-O-K-Y……..



RESTRICTIONS
07/28/20

TO DEAL WITH THE SPIKE IN CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ORDERED BARS TO CLOSE AND RESTAURANTS TO SCALE
BACK SERVICE BEGINNING TODAY…….

AND THE GOVERNOR ALSO RECOMMEND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS WAIT UNTIL THE THRID WEEK IN AUGUST TO OPEN…..

CLASSES IN ALLEN COUNTY ARE SCHEUDLE TO BEGIN AUGUST 25TH…..

A TOTAL OF 522 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 27-THOUSAND-601…..22 OF THE NEW
CASES INVOLVED CHILDREN UNDER FIVE….NINE NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED MAKING 709 KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS….
THE COMMONWEALTH’S POSITIVITY RATE IS NOW FIVE-POINT-58 PERCENT…..
AND SEVEN-THOUSAND-446 KENTCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



BOUCHER RESENTENCED
07/28/20

SENATOR RAND PAUL’S FORMER NEIGHBOT WAS RESENTENCED YESTERDAY TO AN ADDITIONAL SEVEN MONTHS BEHIND BARS AND SIX-MONTH
HOME DETENTION FOR TACKLING AND INJURING PAUL OVER A LAWN CARE DISPUTE…..

RENE BOUCHER WAS ORIGINALLY GIVEN A 30-DAY SENTENCE AFTER HE PLEAD GUILTY…..BUT FEDERAL PROSECUTORS ARGUED THE SENTENCE
WAS TOO LENIENT FOR WHAY THEY DESCRIBED AS A  “VICIOUS AND UNPROVOKED”  ATTACK…..

PAUL SUFFERED MULTIPLE BROKEN RIBS AND LATER UNDERWENT LUNG AND HERNIA SURGERIES THAT HE LINKED TO THE ATTACK…..



FATAL-HART
07/28/20

A HODGENVILLE MAN DIED IN A FATAL  COLLISION IN HART COUNTY YESTERDAY……

STATE POLICE SAY A SEMI-TRUCK…..DRIVEN BY 41 YEAR OLD NICHOLA SHAVER OF INDIANA…..WAS BACKING INTO A BUSINESS  WHEN  A TWO-
THOUSAND-EIGHT  JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE  OPERATED  BY  90 YEAR OLD  JOHN COX  STRUCK THE DRIVER’S SIDE OF THE TRAILER……

COX DIED AT THE SCENE AND SHAVER WAS UNINJURED……



HOBDY
07/28/20

105 YEAR OLD VIRGINIA  “NYM”  BINNION HOBDY OF SCOTTSVILLE LDIED SUNDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..THERE ILL BE
PRIVATE VISITATION AND SERVICE.…MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW’ HARRIETTE WILSON OF FLORIDA AND NAN AND DAVID WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND A
SISTER-IN-LAW; EFFIE BUCHANON……TWO GRANDCHILDREN, SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……





ISENBERG
07/28/20

64 YEAR OLD ANNA WILLOUGHBY ISENBERG OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN……FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GARDENS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; SAMMY ISENBERG……A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BRIAN AND JILL…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; PATRICIA
AND DEWAYNE PEDIGO…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; RANDALL AND BETTY WILLOUGHBY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN
AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/27/20

STARTING DATES  FOR KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS WILL BE THE MAIN TOPIC FOR THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF CONTROL VIRTUAL MEETING TODAY…..

EARLIER THIS MONTH….GOLF TEAMS WERE GIVEN THE GO-HEAD TO START COMPETITION ON JULY 31ST….WITH STARTING DATES FOR SOCCER,
VOLLEYBALL, CROSS COUNTRY, FIELD HOCKEY AND FOOTBALL BEING IN AUGUST…..

AND TODAY THE BOARD OF CONTROL WILL DECIDE IF THOSE STARTING DATES WILL REMAIN……







CORONA MEETING
07/26/20

DR. DEBORAH BIRX…..RESPONSE COORDINATOR FOR THE WHITE HOUSE CORONA-VIRUS TASK FORCE…..MET WITH GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR
AND OTHER LEADERS IN A CLOSED DOOR SESSION YESTERDAY…..AND RECOMMENDED THAT KENTUCKY CLOSE BARS AND REDUECE RESTAURANT
CAPACITY IN AN EFFORT TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF THE CORONA-VIRUS……

BESHEAR HAS ALREADY INSTITUTED A REQUIREMENT THAT MOST KENTUCKIANS WEAR A MASK WHEN THEY ARE IN PUNLIC AND REDUCED THE
NUMBER OF PEOLD ALLOWED TO ATTEND SOLICAL GATHERINGS FROM 50 TO10…..HE ALSO ISSUED A TRAVEL ADVISORY THAT KENTUCKIANS WHO
TRAVEL TO STATE WITH CORONA-VIRUS OUTBREAKS SELF-QUARANTINE FOR 14-DAYS WHEN THEY RETURN…AND RECOMMENDED RELIGIOUS
ORGANIZATIONS SUSPEND IN-PERSON SERVICES…..

THE GOVERNOR SAY HE WILL ANNOUNCE NEW RESTRICTIONS THIS AFTERNOON……




CORONA UPDATE
07/27/20

THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY REPORTED YESTERDAY…..WAS A FRACTON OF THE NUMBERS SEEN THIS PAST
WEEK….BUT THE NUMBER OF DEATHS HAS NOW REACHED 700…..

316-NEW CASES OF COVID-19 WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY……BRINGING THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOTAL TO 27-THOUSAND-79….EIGHT OF THE
NEW CASES WERE FROM CHILDREN AGES FIVE AND YOUNGER….

THERE WERE ALSO FOUR NEW DEATHS YESTERDAY…..

AND AS OF SATURDAY…..SEVEN-THOUSAND-421 KENTUCKIANS HAD RECOVERD FROM THE VIRUS…..



07/27/20
06:05AM

THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE WILL BE FLUSHING HYDRANTS TODAY THRU FRIDAY….FROM SEVEN TO THREE EACH DAY…..

DURING THIS TIME…..CUSTOMERS MAY EXPERIENCE NO PRESSURE…..LOW PRESSURE……DINGY WATER…..OR MUDDY WATER…..

THESE  CONDITIONS ARE ONLY TEMPORARY WHILE THE FLUSHING IS UNDERWAY……



GAME DESIGN
07/27/20

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY IS LAUNCHING A NEW…..CERTIFICATE IN GAME DESIGN THIS FALL…..

THE  “CERTIFICATE”…..IS AN 18-HOUR INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM…..IN WHICH STUDENTS WILL DEVELOP SKILLS IN COMPUTER ANIMATION AND
INDUSTRY-STANDARD GAME DESIGN ENGINES…….

THE CERTIFICATE CAN BE COMBINED WITH VARIOUS MAJORS  AS A COMPONENT OF A FOUR-YEAR DEGREE…..OR COMPLETED   AS A STAND-ALONE
CREDENTIAL IN AS LITTLE AS ONE YEAR……

FOR MORE INFORMATION  GO ONLINE TO…..W-K-U-DOT-E-D-U-FORWARD SLASH-GAME-FORWARD SLASH……



SPORTS
07/27/20

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE REDS PLAY  THE CUBS…..
AND THE BRAVES TANGLE  WITH THE RAYS……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/24/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  NO NEW CASES OF      COVID-19  IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY…..


ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  202  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 174  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  20  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARANTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  EIGHT    
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  20  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……
TAKE A SELFIE WEARING A MASK….POST ON THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK  AND COMMENT WHY YOU WEAR A MASK….AND USE THE
HASHTAG…MASK-UP-ALLEN-C-O-K-Y……..



CORONA UPDATE
07/24/20

KENTUCKY SAW ITS FOURTH-HIGHEST DAILY NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY….AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REOITU
611 NEW CASES….BRINGING THE TOTAL TO 25-THOUSAND-147…..
21 OF THE NEW CASES  INVOLVED KIDS UNDER FIVE…..AND THE GOVERNOR CALLED ON NKENTUCKIN TO STOP THE ESCALATION BY FOLLOWING
THE GUIDLELINES IN PLACE….

SEVEN MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO  684……

AND AT LEAST  SEVEN-THOUSAND-46 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



RUPP NAME CHANGE
07/23/20

RUPP ARENA HAS BEEN THE HOME OF  KENTUCKY  BASKETBALL SINCE NOVEMBER 1976…..BUT THE FACULITY OF THE AFRICIAN-AMERICAN AND
AFRICANA STUDIES AT  “U-K”  WANTS THE NAME TAKEN DOWN…..

THEIR REASONING…..ADOLPH RUPP WAS A RACIST WITH HIS LANGUAGE AND DIDN’T  DO ENOUGH FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENTS AT  “U-K”….

IN JANUARY…LEXINGTON CENTER CORPORATION   AND  ”U-K”   ANNOUNCED NAMING RIGHTS TO THE CONVENTION CENTER HAD BEEN SOLD TO  
CENTRAL BANK….AND THE HISTORIC VENUE WAS RENAMED…..RUPP ARENA   AT CENTRAL  BANK CENTER……



SPORTS
07/24/20


THE BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS…..SENIOR ALL-STAR SHOWCASE GAME….WILL BE PLAYED TOMORROW NIGHT AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK….
WITH THE FIRST PITCH SLATED FOR SIX-35…..

THE SHOWCASE IS FOR LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO LOST THEIR SENIOR SEASON DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/23/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  NO NEW CASES OF      COVID-19  IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY…..HOWEVER…..THE HEALTH
DEPARTMENT DID REPORT THE DEATH OF ANOTHER ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENT…..AND WE HERE AT WVLE AND WLCK SEND OUT THOUGHTS AND
PRAYERS TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS….….

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  202  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 174  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  20  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  SEVEN   
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  25  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..



CORONA UPDATE
07/23/20

DURING HIS PRESS BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 518 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS…..BRING THE TOTAL TO 24-
THOUSAND-540…. YESTERDAY’S CASES INCLUDED 13-CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF FIVE….AND BRINGS THE COMMONWEALTH’S POSITIVITY RATE
TO FOUR-POINT-92 PERCENT…..

THREE NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 677……

ON THE POSITIVE SIDE……AT LEAST SEVEN-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS…….



WHITE HOUSE RECOMMENDATIONS
07/23/20

A REPORT PREPARED FOR THE WHITE HOUSE CORONA-VIRUS TASK FORCE RECOMMENDS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR  CLOSE BARS IN ALL
COUNTIES WITH RISING PERCENTAGES OF POSITIVE TESTS FOR THE VIRUS…..LIMIT SOCIAL GATHERINGS TO NO MORE THAN 10….DECREASE
INDOOR RESTAURANT CAPACITY TO 25-PERCENT……AND INCREASE OUTDOOR  DINING OPPORTUNITIES…..

IF ADOPTED…..THE RECOMMENDATIONS  WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT ROLLBACK…..





COVER THE CRUISER
07/23/20

NEXT WEEK…..KENTUCKY STATE POLICE INVITES THE PUBLIC TO…..COVER THE CRUISER……IN SUPPORT OF SPECIAL OLYMPICS…..

STATE POLICE POSTS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH WILL HAVE CRUISERS PARKED AT DESIGNATED LOCATIONS…..AND WILL ENOURAGE THE
PUBLIC TO COVER THEM WITH CUSTOM SPECIAL OLYMPICS STICKERS…..WHICH CAN BE PURCHASED FOR ONE-DOLLAR AT DESIGNATED
LOCATIONS…..



SPORTS
07/23/20

THE NASCAR  “CUP” SERIES IS AT THE KANSAS SPEEDWAY TONIGHT FOR THE “SUPER START BATTERIES” 400…….

AND THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON BEGINS TONIGHT  AS THE…..
YANIEES TAKE ON THE NATIONALS…..
AND THE GIANTS PLAY THE DODGERS…..






ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/22/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  TWO   CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES  OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY….

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  202  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 173  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  22  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  SEVEN   
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  32  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……



CORONA UPDATE
07/22/20

ONE AGAIN…..KENTUCKY SAW A HIGH NUMBER OF NEW COVID-19 CASES YESTERDAY…..WITH 674 NEW CASES….WHICH WAS THE SECOND HIGHEST
DAILY TOTAL SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN…..TOTAL CASES NOW STAND AT 24-THOUSAND-60…..
22 OF THE NEW CASES INVOLVED CHILDREN UNDER FIVE…..

THREE MORE DEATH WERE REPORTED….BRINGING THAT NUMBER IN THE COMMONWEALTH TO 674…..

KENTUCKY’S POSITIVITY RATE IS NOW FOUR-POINT-37 PERCENT…..
AND SIX-THOUSAND-927 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



BEST LOOKING CRUISER
07/22/20

THE “BEST LOOKING CRUISER”  CONTEST HAS COME TO A CLOSE….AND GEORGIA’S STATE TROOPER CRUISER  POLLED MORE THAN 50-THOUSAND
VOTES TO EDGE OUT THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE CRUISER….WHICH RECEIVED 48-THOUSAND-500 VOTES…. TO TAKE THE TOP SPOT…..
BUT  AS ONE OF THE TOP 12…..THE K-S-P CRUISER STILL GETS A TOP SPOT IN THE NATIONAL CALENDARE…..

K-S-P TOOK THIRD  LAST YEAR…..AND WON THE CONTEST IN 20-18……



ATWOOD
07/22/20

89 YEAR OLD FLO  “NANNIE”  ATWOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
FRIDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW
(THURS) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JERRY AND NANCE AND TODD AND JENNIFER…..A BROTHER-IN-LAW; DON WELCH…..AND
TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; BARBARA RASCOE AND PATTY RENEAU ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/22/20

THE N-F-L PLAYERS ASSOCIATION HAS AGREED TO THE LEAGUE’S PLAN TO DROP ALL PRESEASON GAMES FOR THE 20-20 SEASON…..

THE UNION HAS ALSO AGREED TO AN 80-PLAYER ROSTER LIMIT FOR TRAINING CAMP….INSTEAD OF THE USUAL 90…….  







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/21/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  FIVE   CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES  OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY….ONE FROM
SATURDAY AND FOUR FROM YESTERDAY…...

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  200  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 173  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  20  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  SEVEN   
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  27  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..



CORONA UPDATE
07/21/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED NEW RESTRICTIONS AND A TRAVEL ADVISORY YESTERDAY DUE TO THE HIGH NUMBER OF COVID-19 CASES
OVER THE PAST WEEK…..

UNDER THE TRAVEL ADVISORY…..KENTUCKIANS WHO TRAVEL TO NINE HOT SPOTS ARE URGED TO UNDERGO A 14-DAY SELF QUARATINE…….AND
NEW STRICTIONS WERE PLACED  ON SOCIAL GATHERINGS……
NEWS-2………..1:08…………….Q-THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS

258 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED  YESTERDAY WHICH BRINGS THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO  23-THOUSAND-414….AND THERE WAS ONE NEW DEATH …..
MAKING 671 SINCE  KENTUCKY’S FIRST CASE WAS REPORTED….

THE COMMONWEALTH’S POSITIVITY RATE IS NOW FOUR-POINT-52 PERCENT….
AND SIX-THOUSND-876 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS…..





SCHOOL BOARD
07/21/20

LAST NIGHT……THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION APPROVED A 23-PAGE….. COLORED CODED….FIVE-STEP  BACK TO SCHOOL PLAN THAT A
GROUP OF 20 HAS BEEN WORKING ON…..

FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR ROBIN HERRINGTON INFORMED THE BOARD THAT THE “SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM” WILL CONTINUE UNTIL SCHOOL
STARTS….
THEN THE DISTRICT WILL GO BACK ON THE….NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM…. AND PLANS ARE BEING FINALIZED  TO GET MEALS TO
STUDENTS USING THE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM…….



ROSS
07/21/20

25 YEAR OLD CONNER DOUGLAS ROSS OF LOUISVILLE…..AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..DIED SATURDAY IN LOUISVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO
TAYLOR CHRISTIAN CAMP…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS; MARK AND DONNA ROSS….AND TWO BROTHERS; CAYDEN AND CHASE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……MATERNAL
GRANDPARENTS; ANN MANTUS AND RANDALL AND ELAINE DAVIDSON OF TENNESSEE…..AND PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS; LARRY AND JUDY ROSS OF
TOMPKINSVILLE……..





SHELTON
07/21/20

69 YEAR OLD NANCY CAROL SHELTON OF ADOLPHUS DIED SUNDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OAK FOREST NUMBER ONE CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; LOUIS SHELTON…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; ERIC AND SHANNON PITCHFORD OF SCOTTSVILLE AND
MARCUS AND MINDY SHELTON OF ADOLPHUS…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; TARA AND BRIAN VARNER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; KEVIN AND TERRY GLAAB OF GLASGOW…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; ANGIE AND GARY RAMSAY OF ILLINOIS…..EIGHT
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
07/21/20

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS HAVE RELEASED THEIR SCHEUDLES…..
THE PATRIOTS WILL TEE OF THE 20-20 SEASON ON JULY 31ST  IN THE FIRST OF 22 EVENTS…. EITHER 18-HOLE TOURNAMENTS OR NINE-HOLE
MATCHES OVER THE NEXT TWO MONTHS….

AND THE LADY PATRIOTS START THEIR SEASON AUGHST FIRST WITH THE FIRST OF 14-EVENTS…..THAT WILL INCLUDE FIVE REGULAR SEASON
TOURNAMENTS….THE REGIONAL TOURNAMENT….AND EIGHT MATCHES…..






CORONA UPDATE
07/20/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR  TYPICALLY DOESN’T RELEASE CORONA-VIRUS CASE NUMBERS ON SUNDAY…..BUT THAT CHANGE YESTERDAY…..AS
NEARLY ONE-THOUSAND NEW CASES WERE REPORTED….

979 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL IN THE COMMONWEALTH  TO AT LEAST 23-THOUSAND-161….AND
30 OF THE NEW CASES WERE  CHILDREN FIVE-YEARS-OLD OR YOUNGER…..
FOUR OF THE FIVE HIGHEST DAILY NUMBER OF NEW CASES IN KENTUCKY HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN THE LAST WEEK…..

THERE WERE ALSO THREE NEW DEATHS REPORTED YESTERDAY…..RAISING THE TOTAL TO 670 KENTUCKIANS  LOST TO THE VIRUS…..



GREEN RIVER FERRY
07/20/20

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL BEGIN CONSTRUCTION ON SEVERAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS PLANNED FOR THE GREEN RIVER FERRY AREA
STARTING TODAY…..

AS THE PARK WILL BEGIN CONSTRUCTION   ON A CANOE AND KAYAK RIVER ACCESS RAMP AND THE INSTALLATION OF A PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE OVER
THE ECHO RIVER…..

RIVER AND FERRY USERS WILL BE BLE TO ACCESS THE GREEN RIVER FERRY  RAMPS…..UNTIL SEPTEMBER  EIGHTH…..WHEN CONSTRUCTION ON
THE GREEN RIVER FERRY RAMP EXTENSION PROJECT WILL RESUME…..



FISHER
07/20/20

79 YEAR OLD JUDY FISHER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME
WITH BURIAL IN BETHLEHEM CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT HE FUNERAL HOME….AND IN LIEU
OF FLOWERS….EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO BETHLEHEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HE HUSBAND  WINDOL FISHER…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JONATHAN AND HOLLY OF ALVATON…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND
SON-IN-LAW; CHETA AND TOMMY PAGE OF WOODBURN AND CHANA FLANDREAU OF SOUTH DAKOTA…..A BROTHER; HAROLD GARDNER-JUNIOR OF
SOUTH CAROLINA…..AND TWO SISTERS; JEAN PENNINGTON OF SOUTH CAROLINA  AND DIANNA PETERS OF SOUTH DAKITA….. THREE
GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/20/A20

THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE HASN’T  RELEASED ITS PLANS FOR FALL SPORTS….. BUT REPORTEDLY THEY’RE CONSIDERING AN EIGHT AND
TWO FOOTBALL SCHEDULE…..WHICH WOULD KEEP EIGHT CONFERENCE GAMES INTACT AND ALLOW MEMBER SCHOOLS TO PLAY TWO NON-
CONFERENCE GAMES…..

LAST TUESDAY…..THE S-E-C POSTPONED THE START OF FALL SPORTS….AS THE LEAGUE CANCELED VOLLEYBALL…..SOCCER….AND CROSS
COUNTRY COMPETITION THROUGH AUGUST 31ST……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/17/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER   NEW   CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASE  OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  194  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 166  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  21  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  SEVEN   
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  21  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……



BALLOT DRAW
07/17/20

THE DRAW FOR BALLOT POSITION FOR THE NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION WAS CONDUCTED BY THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE
YESTERDAY…..

IN THE RACE FOR MAYOR OF SCOTTSVILLE….
JERRY WHITHEY DREW POSITION ONE…..WITH CURRENT MAYOR DAVID BURCH SECOND…..

THE CITY COUNCIL RACE SAW….
MARK NETHERY DRAWING POSITION ONE…..AND HE’S FOLLOWED BY KEN GORFORTH, MICHAEL MCGUIRE, FRANKLIN FOSTER, ROGER LYNN
BRIDDEN, BEVERLY ANDERSON, MARK HUNTSMAN AND JOHNNY BEWLEY…..

AND IN THE SOIL CONSERVATION BOARD RACE…..
RANDY HARSTON IS NUMBER ONE….AND IS FOLLOWED BY DANNY SHIPLEY, DANNY STINSON, TOMMY LONG AND LINDA SMITH……



CAMERON-BESHEAR
07/17/20

ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON  IS ASKING A BOONE CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE TO BLOCK ALL OF GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S  COVID-19
ORDERS…..AND STOP HIM FROM  MAKING OR ENFORCING ANY FUTURE ONES….

HE ACCUSES BESHEAR OF RESPONDING TO THE PANDEMIC  WITH….UNCHECKED, TOTALITAIN USE OF EMERGENCY AUTHORITY….IN VIOLATION OF
THE KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION……

BESHSER RESPONDED BY SAYING WITHOUT ANY RULES TO HOLD OFF HE CIRUS….HE ECONOMY WILL SUFFER…..KIDS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GO
BACK TO SCHOOL…..AND PEOPLE WILL DIE…..

CAMERON RESPONDED SAYING…..THE CONSTITUTION IS NOT POLITICAL…..AND MUST BE FOLLOWED EVEN IN A PANDEMIC……



CORONA UPDATE
06/17/20

DURING HIS PRESS BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOIUNCED 413 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN KENTUCKY…..MOVING THE
COMMONWEALTH’S TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES TO 21-THOUSAND-83…..
FIVE MORE KENTUCKIANS HAVE DIED FROM THE VIRUS RAISING THE DEATH TOTAL OF  650……AND 55-HUNDRED   HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE
VIRUS…..

THE INFECTION RATE IS UP TO FOUR-POINT-38 PERCENT…..ROUGHLY TWO-PERCENT HIGHER THAT IN LATE JUNE…..
ONCE IT GETS TO FIVE-PERCENT…..IT BECOMES A REAL CONCERN……



CARVER
07/17/20

43 YEAR OLD SHERRY LYNN CARVER OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVIES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT)
AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WOOD CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..AND IN  LIEU OF FLOWERS….EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO WOOD CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER PARENTS; AUBREY AND MAE DEAN CARVER OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; CHRISTY AND SEAN
MCPHERSON OF INDIANA…….



SPORTS
07/17/20

A NEW….SIX RACE…..SHORT-TRACK SERIES  IS COMING TO C-B-S TELEVISION ON SATURDAY NIGHTS IN PRIME TIME….

THE  MONTAG GROUP……CREATED BY NASCAR HALL OF FAMERS  TONY STEWART AND RAY EVERHAM AND INVESTOR GEORGE PYNE….HAVE
ENTERED INTO A MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP TO PRODUCE THE SERIES…..

EACH RACE WILL INCLUDE A VARIETY OF DRIVERS AND COURSES…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/16/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER   NEW   CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASE  OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  193  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 163  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  23  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  SEVEN   
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  21  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS



CORONA UPDATE
07/15/20

ANOTHER HIGH NUMBER OF NEW CASSES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS WERE REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY……BUT IT WAS NEARLY
100  LESS THAT TUESDAY’S NEAR-RECORD TOTAL….

YESTERDAY…..477 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 WERE REPORTED….WHCIH WAS DOWN FROM TUESDAY’S 576 CASES…..THERE HAVE NOW BEEN AT
LEAST 20-THOUSAND-677 CORONA-VIRUS CASES IN KENTUCKY……

THERE HAVE BEEN AT LEAST  498-THOUSAND-179 CORONA-VIRUS TESTS PERFORMED IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..
THE  POSITIVITY RATE CURRENTLY STANDS AD FOUR-POINT-62-PERCENT…..
AND AT LEAST  FIVE-THOUSAND-475 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



APPEAL
07/16/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S LEAGAL TEAM HAS FILED PAPERS WITH THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT SEEKING TO OVERTURN LOWER COURT
RULINGS  IN BOONE AND SCOTT COUNTIES THAT HALTED ENFORCEMENT OF HIS EXECUTIVE ORDERS RELATED TO THE CORONA-VIRUS
PANDEMIC…..

THE CASES INVOLVE RESTRICTIONS IN THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN AT A DAYCARE AND FANS AT AN AUTO RACE TRACK….AND THE OTHER CASE
INVOLVED AN “AGRI-TOURISM” BUSINESS….

MONDAY…..KENTUCKY COURT OF APPEALS JUDGE GLENN ACREE DENIED A MOTION BY THE GOVENOR’S ATTORNEYS  TO DISSOLVE THE
RESTRAINING ORDERS…..AND INSTEAD….COMBINED THE TWO CASES INTO ONE AND ASSIGNED IT TO A THREE-JUDGE APPELLATE PANEL…..



STATE  MARCHING CANCELED
07/16/20

THE KENTUCKY MUSIC EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION…..MARCHING BAND COMMITTEE…..HAS VOTED TO CANCEL THE  20-20 STATE MARCHING BAND
CHAMPIONSHIP  TO KEEP   STUDENTS…STAFF…..AND PARENTS SAFE….

IN MAKING THE ANNOUCMENT……K-M-E-A  SAID THEY HOPE MARCHING BANDS CONTINUE TO PERFORM….EVEN  IF THEY DON’T HAVE A COMPETITION
TO ATTEND……



SPORTS
07/16/20


LAST NIGHT…..AT THE BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY…..CHASE ELLIOTT TOOK THE CHECKERED FLAG TO WIN THE  NASCAR ALL-STAR RACE…..

THE ONLY OTHER TIME THE ALL-STAR WASN’T HELD IN CHARLOTTE…..ELLIOTT’S DAD BILL……WAS THE WINNER…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/15/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER   NEW   CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES  OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  192  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 163  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  22  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  SEVEN   
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  24  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED……



CORONA UPDATE
07/15/20

KENTUCKY HAD NEARLY A RECORD NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY……AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 576
NEW CASES…..THE HIGHEST SINGLE DAY TOTAL WAS 625 ON MAY FIFTH…….BUT NEARLY HALF OF THOSE WERE AT THE GREEN RIVER
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY…….

THE COMMONWEALTH’S PANDEMIC TOTAL HAS NOW REACHED 20-THOUSAND-223…..

SIX ADDITIONAL DEATHS WERE ALSO ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY…..MAKING 635 KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVE TO THE CORONA-VIRUS……

AND FIVE-THOUSAND-389 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



STATUE REMOVAL
07/15/20

THE DECISION BY GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S ADMINISTRATION TO AWARD A 225-THOUSAND DOLLAR…..NO BID CONTRACT…..TO REMOVE THE
JEFFERSON DAVIS STATUE FROM THE STATE CAPITAL ROTUNDA WILL BE INVESTIGATED…..AFTER LAWMAKERS ALLEGED THE CONTRACT WENT TO A
COMPANY WITH A FAMILY MEMBER WHO DONATED TO THE GOVERNOR’S EXECTION CAMPAIGN…..

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL……REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS VOTED YESTERDAY TO ASK THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO INVESTIGATE THE
PROCESS….. SAYING THEY WEREN’T QUESTIONING THE DECISION TO REMOVE THE STATUE……. BUT SAID THEY WERE CONCERNED THAT THE
ADMINISTRATION HAD REWARDED A POLITICAL DONOR WITH A CONTRACT……



SCKCTC NEW PROGRAM
07/15/20

SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE IS INTRODUCING A NEW PROGRAM THIS FALL…..

AS THE COLLEGE WILL OFFER A  “DIESEL TECHONOLOGY PROGRAM”  AT THE BARREN COUNTY AREA TECHNOLOGY CENTER IN GLASGOW…..

S-K-Y-C-T-C’s   CLASS WILL BE THE ONLY DIESEL TECHONOLOGY PROGRAM IN THE SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY AREA…..



RICH
07/15/20

88 YEAR OLD FRANK MARRS RICH OF MONROE COUNTY DIED MONDAY AT MONROE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT ANDERSON/BARTLEY FUNERAL HOME  IN TOMPKINSVILLKE WITH  BURIAL IN MT. POLAND CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SUMPATHY CAN BE MADE IN MEMORY OF
FRANK RIC TO THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; MARY BELL RICH…..AND  DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; FRANKIE AND TONY TADE OF SCOTTSVILLE….THREE
GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
07/15/20

ATHLETIC  DIRECTORS FROM THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE HAVE MET….. SOCIAL DISTANCING STYLE……TO DISCUSS THE UPCOMING
SEASON……

NO FORMAL ANNOUNCEMENT WAS MADE CONCERNING FALL SPORTS…..BUT THE AD’s  SAID THAT SHOULD COME BY LATE JULY……AS THE
CONTINUE TO MONITOR DEVELOPMENTS CONCERNING THE CORONA-VIRUS….AND MEET REGULARLY WITH CAMPUS  LEADERS  VIA  VIDEO-
CONFERENCES…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/14/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  THREE   NEW   CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES  OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  191  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 161  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  23  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  SEVEN   
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  34  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..



RULING
07/14/20

A  KENTUCKY APPEALS JUDGE HAS DISMISSED EFFORTS BY GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEER TO OVERTURN TWO LOWER COURT RULING CONCERNING  
COVID-19  EMERGENCY ORDERS….

JUDGE GLEEN ACREE  UPHELD TWO LOWER COURT RULINGS THAT SAID THE GOVERNOR COULD NO LIMIT CROWD SIZES AT  FLORENCE
SPEEDWAY…..CLASS SIZES AT DAY CARE CENTERS…..OR THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE AT  “PICK-YOUR-OWN”  FAMILY FARMS AND EVENT CENTERS…..

THE RULING DOES NOT AFFECT A SEPARATE ORDER BY BESHEAR MANDATING KENTUCKIANS  WEAR FACE MASKS IN PUBLIC PLACES WHERE
PEOPLE GATHER…. ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON HAS CHALLENDED THAT ORDER WHICH WENT INTO EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT
FIVE…..



FISCAL COURT
07/14/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS THIS MORNING…..IN THE FISCAL COURT MEETING ROOM….IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING AT NINE……

FACE MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED AND SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE MAINTAINED…. AND THIS MORNING’S FISCAL COURT MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON
SOUTHER GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND NINE……



SPORTS
07/14/20

THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION…..BOARD OF CONTROL….. HAS VOTED TO POSTPONE THE BEGINNING OF MANDATORY HIGH
SCHOOL SPORTS PRACTICES TO AT LEAST AUGUST FIRST…..EXCEPT FOR GOLF…..WHICH CAN CONTINUE AS PLANNED WITH  FULL PRACTIVES
STARTING TOMORROW AND COMPETITIONS ON JULY 31ST……

THE BOARD ALSO VOTED TO LIMIT ATHLETES  TO SIX HOURS OF PRACTICE PER WEEK THRU AUGUST SECOND….

COMMISSIONER JULIAN TACKETT  SAID THAT IF KENTUCKY CONTINUES TO MAKE PROGRESS IN IT EMERGENCE FROM THE PANDEMIC…..HE DOESN’T
KNOW  WHAT IT WILL LOOK LIKE…..BUT THERE  WILL BE ATHELTICS AND ACTIVITIES THIS FALL…..







CORONA UPDATE
07/13/20

KENTUCKY IS CLOSING IN ON 20-THOUSAND TOTAL CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS…..AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 277 NEW CASES
YESTERDAY….WHICH WAS DOWN FROM THE 453 CASES SATURDAY WHICH WAS THE SECOND HIGHEST DAILY TOTAL…..

THERE HAVE NOW BEEN AT LEAST  19-THOUSAND-389  COVID-19 CASES IN KENTUCKY…. .AS REPORTED NEW CASES HAVE INCREASED 48-POINT-
SEVEN PERCENT FROM JUNE 29TH…….

THE GOVERNOR HAS SAID IN THE PAST THAT SUNDAY AND MONDAY NUMBERS ARE  OFTEN ARTICIALLY LOW AS SOME LABS DON’T  REPORT CASES
OVER THE WEEK-END…….



NEW EDUCATION COMMISSIONER
07/13/20

THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF EDUCATION HAS SELECTED THE SUPERINTENDENT OF COLORADO’S SECOND LARGEST SCHOOL DISTRICT TO BE THE
COMMONWEALTH’S NEXT EDUCATION COMMISSIONER…..

JASON GLASS WILL OVERSEE KENTUCKY’S…..K-THRU-12 SCHOOL SYSTEM AND IT 650-THOUSAND STUDENTS…..

HIS APPOINTMENT COMES SEVERAL MONTHE AFTER GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR MOVED TO DISBAND THE COMMONWEALTH’S SCHOOL BOARD AND
INSTALL 11-NEW MEMBERS ON HIS FIRST DAY IN OFFICE….

A FEDERAL JUDGE DISMISED A LAWSUIT BY THE FORMER BOARD MEMBERS IN JUNE…..



MAMMOTH CAVE ROAD
07/13/20

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL INTERMITTENTLY CLOSE  “FLINT RIDGE ROAD”…..TODAY THRU FRIDAY FOR PAVEMENT PRESERVATION  
WORK…..

THE ROAD WILL BE CLOSED ANYWHERE FROM ONE TO 10 HOURS…..FROM MAMMOTH CAVE ENTRANCE ROAD TO THE PARK RIDGE/MAMMOTH CAVE
PARK ROAD INTERSECTION……



SPORTS
07/13/20


THE NASCAR WEEK-END……AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY CAME TO A CLOSE YESTERDAY  WITH AN UPSET WIN….AS ROOKIE COLE CUSTER BEAT
KEVIN HARVICK AND MARTIN NTRUEX-JUNIOR TO THE FINISH LINE TO TAKE THE CLECKERED FLAG……


ACCORDING TO A NUMBER OF REPORTS….WASHINGTON’S  N-F-L TEAM IS DROPPING THE NICKNAME “REDSKINS” TODAY……

WASHINGTON IS ONE OF THE LEAGUE’S OLDEST FRANCHISES…..AND IT’S UNCLEAR WHEN A NEW NAME WILL BE REVEALED…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/10/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  THREE  NEW   CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES  OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  183  CASES SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 158  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  18  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  SEVEN   
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  44   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THAT   NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE
ANY TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



FACE MASK
07/10/20

FOLLOWING A HUGE SPIKE IN THE NUMBER OF CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS THE PAST FEW DAYS……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED  
YESTERDAY THAT HE HAS SIGNED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER REQUIRING ALL KENTUCKIANS TO WEAR A FACE MASK……

BESHEAR WENT ON TO SAY THAT THERE ARE SOME EXCEPTIONS TO THE REQUIREMENT……

THE NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION AND THE KENTUCKY RETAIL ASSOCIATION HAD ASK HIME TO TAKE THE ACTION….THE FACE MASK REQUIREMENT
GOES INTO EFFECT AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON….. AND WILL BE RE-EVALUATED AFTER 30-DAYS…..

333-NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUSE WERE ANNOUNCED IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY……BRINGING THE TOTAL TO   18-THOUSAND-245….
AND FOUR MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED…..MAKING 612-KENTUCKANS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES TO COVID-19…….



DOLLAR GENERAL CONTRIBUTION
07/10/20

DOLLAR GENERAL AND THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACEY FOUNDATION  HAVE ANNOUNCED A COMBINED  FIVE-MILLION DOLLAR PLEDGE IN
SUPPORT OF RACIAL EQUITY……

THE FUNDS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO NATIONAL AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS FOCUSED ON LITERACY…..EDUCATION…..AND RACIAL AND JUSTICE
JUSTICE……



SPORTS
07/10/20

THE NASCAR WEEK-END  KICKED OFF LAST NIGHT AT THE  KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY AS IT TOOK OVERTIME FOR  AUSTIN CINDRIC TO TAKE THE
CHECKERED FLAG IN THE XFINITY……KENTUCKY 200……

IN A RARE XFINITY DOUBLEHEADER……THEY WILL BE RACING AGAIN TONIGHT IN THE….ALSCO 300……



THE BIG-10 CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT WILL NOT PLAY….NON-CONFERENCE GAMES IN FOOTBALL AND SEVERAL OTHER
SPORTS  THIS FALL…..

THE CONFERENCE CITED MEDICAL ADVICE IN MAKING THE DECISION….AND SAID IT WOULD  BE EASIER TO JUST WORK WITH BIG-10
INSTITUTIONS…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/09/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  NO NEW   CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES  OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  180  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 155  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  18  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  SEVEN   
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  22   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE ANY
TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



COVID UPDATE
07/09/20

THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY CONTINUES TO SPIKE…..REACHING NEARLY 18-THOUSAND….AND PROMPTING
GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR TO PROMISE NEW ACTION WILL BE TAKEN TO HALT THE RECENT TREND….

THERE WERE 402 NEW CASES REPORTED YESTERDAY…..MAKING THE TOTAL AT LEAST 17-THOUSAND-919  SINCE THE START OF THE
PANDEMIC……THERE WERE ALSO SIX NEW DEATHS YESTERDAY…..RAISING THE TOTAL TO 608 KENTUCKIANS LOST TO THE VIRUS……

THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS EVER HOSPITALIZED DUE TO THE VIRUS HAS NOW REACHED TWO-THOUSAND-373…..WHILE THE CURRENT TOTAL IS
453…..

AND AT LEAST  FOUR-THOUSAND-912 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED  FROM THE VIRUS…….



GREEN RIVER FERRY HOURS
07/09/20

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HAS TEMPORARILY ALTERED ITS OPERATING SCHEDULE TO…..SIX IN THE MORNING TO
EIGHT-30 AT NIGHT…..WHILE REPAIRS ARE MADE TO ELECTRICAL LIGHTS LOCATED ALONG THE SHORELINE….

THE LIGHTS ARE POSITIONED TO PROVIDE THE FERRY BOAT OPERATOR WITH AN AFTER DARK VIEW TO WATCH FOR BOATS AND FLOATING
DEBRIS……

THE FERRY WILL RESUME ITS NORMAL  OPERATING  HOURS OF SIX TO NINE-55 ONCE  ISSUES  WITH THE LIGHTS HAS BEEN REPAIRED……



SPORTS
07/09/20

THE  IVY LEAGUE  HAS BECOME THE FIRST  DIVISION-ONE CONFERENCE TO SUSPEND FALL SPORTS…..INCLUDING FOOTBALL…..LEAVING OPEN THE
POSSIBILITY OF MOVING SOME SEASON TO THE SPRING IF THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC IS BETTER CONTROLLED BY THEN…..


THE  NASCAR WEEK-END  GETS UNDERWAY TONIGHT AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY IN SPARTA…..WITHOUT FANS…..WITH THE FIRST OF TWO XFINIFY
SERIES RACES  WITH  TONIGHT’S   “SHADY RAYS 200”……







KING
07/08/20

74 YEAR OLD LINDA CAROL JONES KING OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS)
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON
TODAY (WED) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME….AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO DURHAM SPRINGS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH OR
HOSPARUS HEALTH OF BARREN RIVER…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; PAIGE TABOR AND JULIE AND NICK SHELTON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR
GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
07/08/20

SOUTHEASTERN CONFENENCE COMMISSIONER GREG SANKEY HAS TOLD A  U-S  SENATE COMMITTEE THAT THERE NEEDS TO BE A UNIFORM
FEDERAL LAW TO REGULATE COMPENSATON OF COLLEGE ATHLETES…..INSTEAD OF A SERIES OF STATE-LEVEL VERSIONS WITH DIFFERENT
REQUIREMENTS……

THE HEARING CAME AS THREE STATES HAVE SIGNED ATHLETE- COMPENSATION BILLS INTO WITH…..WITH FLORIDA’S SET TO TAKE EFFECT NEXT
SUMER…..

SANKEY SAID THERE’S A RISK OF STATES…..ONE-UPPING EACH OTHER….WITH THEIR OWN VERSIONS WITHOUT A FEDERAL LAW…..







STATE FAIR CONCERTS
07/07/20

THE KENTUCKY STATE FAIR HAS ANNOUNCED THE THIRD ANNUAL….. TEXAS ROADHOUSE CONCERT SERIES…..WHICH WILL BE HELD ALL 11 DAYS OF
THE KENTUCKY STATE FAIR…..

THIS YEARS FREE CONCERT SERIES INCLUDES A WIDE RANGE OF MUSICAL ARTISTS FOR A TOTAL OF 24 BANDS…..ALL CONCERTS ARE FREE WITH
PAID GATE ADMISSION TO THE STATE FAIR WHICH RUNS  AUGUST 20TH THRU 30TH…..AND THERE WILL BE CHANGES TO THE CONCERT AREA DUE TO
THE CORONA VIRUS….

STATE FAIR TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW AT TICKETMASTER AND IN SELECT KROGER LOCATIONS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……
ADVANCED ADMISSION IS SEVEN DOLLARS…..ADVANCE PARKING FIVE-DOLLARS…. AND RIDE WRISTBANDS ARE 20-DOLLARS……



SPORTS
07/07/20

THE N-B-A  IS OFFERING PLAYERS A  “SMART RING”  TO TRACK THE CORONA-VIRUS AS THEY GET READY TO RESTART THE SEASON….

THE RING’S MAKER SAYS IT CAN TRACK A USSER’S HEALTH DATA AND EVEN PREDICT IF USERS ARE ABOUT TO SHOW SUMPTONS OF THE CORONA-
VIRUS INFECTION…..







RULING
07/06/20

A NORTHERN KENTUCKY JUDGE HAS ISSUED A TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER TO KEEP THE BESHEAR ADMINISTRATION FOR ENFORCING SOME
OF THEIR EXECUTIVE ORDERS ISSUED TO CONTROL THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..

THE SUIT WAS FILED IN BOONE CIRCUIT COURT BY FLORENCE SPEEDWAY…..A HALF-MILE DIRT TRACK…..AND LITTLE LINKS TO LEARING  CHILD CARE
CENTER…..

THE SUIT MAINTAINS THE GOVERNOR HAS NO AUTHORITY TO MAKE  “VALUE JUDGEMENTS” OR “ARBITRARILY INVADE LIBERTY OR PROPERTY RIGHTS
UNDER THE GUISE OF POLCE PROTECTION…..AND THAT STATE LAW PROVIDES NO AUTHORITY FOR  “ANY EMERGENCY POWERS TO EXIST FOR A
PERPETUAL…..POTENTIALLY NEVER-ENDING DISEASE OUTBREAK…..



GREEN RIVER FERRY
07/06/20

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL TEMPORARILY REOPEN  THE GREEN  RIVER FERRY AND GREEN RIVER FERRY ROAD TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC
TODAY…..FOR SERVICE SEVEN DAYS A WEEK……FROM SIX IN THE MORNING TO NINE-55 AT NIGHT….

THE NEWLY RETROFITTED FERRY HAS BEEN  CERTIFIED FOR SERVICE BY THE COAST GUARD…..BUT CONSTRUCTION ON THE SOUTH RAMP OF THE
VEHICLE CROSSING IS STILL NEEDED….AND COMMUTERS SHOULD ANTICIPATE AN ADDITIONAL CLOSURE OF THE FERRY LATER IN THE SUMMER…….



COIN SHORTAGE
07/06/20

YOU’VE SEEN THE SIGNS IN CONVENIENCE STORES AND FAST FOOD RESTAURANTS ASKING YOU TO…….PLEASE PAY WITH CORRECT CHANGE…..
THAT’S BECAUSE A NATIONWIDE COIN SHORTAGE IS IMPACTING PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES DUE TO THE CORONA-VIRUS…..

ACCORDING TO THE FEDERAL RESERVE….ONE OF THE MAIN REASONS FOR THE SHORTAGE IS THE ECONOMIC SHUTDOWNS WHICH SIGNIFICANTLY
SLOWED THE FLOW OF COINS THROUGH HOUSEHOLDS…..BUSINESSES….AND BANKS…….



WATER RESCUE
07/06/20

WARREN COUNTY EMERGNCY PERSONNEL RESPONDED TO A WATER RESCUE AT PHIL MOORE PARK YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….

WHERE THEIR SEARCH LOCATED FOUR ADULTS AND A CHILD…..AND A BOAT…..THAT WAS TAKING ON WATER……..




SPORTS
07/06/20

THE N-F-L PLANS TO CONSIDER THE  N-L-F PLAYERS ASSOCIATION’S RECOMMENDATION TO CANCEL THE PRESEASON…..

THE LEAGUE  ANNOUNCED A PLAN LAST WEEK…..TO CUT THE PRESEASON SCHUDLE IN HALF…..FROM FOUR GAMES TO TWO…..AND PUSH BACK THE
START OF EXHIBITION PLAY…….


KEVIN HARVICK TOOK THE CHECKERED FLAG AT THE INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY YESTERDAY TO WIN THE  “BRICK YARD 400”…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/03/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  ONE   CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  171  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 141  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  23  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  SEVEN   
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  44   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE ANY
TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



DUGAS FIRE WORKS
07/03/20

“FIREWORKS IN THE PARK”  ARE RETURNIN TO  DUMONT HILL TONIGHT….AS THE DUGAS FAMILY PARK….ALLEN FISCAL COURT…..AND THE CITY OF
SCOTTSVILLE ARE HOSTING TONIGHT’S EVENT…..

HOWEVER…..THIS YEAR’S EVENT IS A LITTLE DIFFERENT  DUE TO THE PANDEMIC…. AS THOSE WITH TICKETS WILL BE ADMITTED TO THE PARK
STARTING AT SIX….AND  ATTENDEES WILL BE REQUESTED TO WEAR A MASK AND ADHERE TO SIX-FOOT SOCIAL DISTANCING…..

THE FIREWORKS SHOW WILL START AT DARK……ROUGHLY EIGHT-30…..AND WILL LAST 15-TO-20 MINUTES…….



FATAL-HART
07/03/20

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A FATAL  ACCIDENT ON  I-65…..AT THE 58 MILE MARKER  IN HORSE CAVE…..INVOLVING A PEDESTRIAN….

TROOPERS SAY 57 YEAR OLD LISA SWARM OF MUNFORDVILLE WAS WALKING ON THE INTER-STATE….WHEN SHE WAS STRUCK  BY A VEHCILE DRIVEN
BY 28 YEAR OLD ANTHONY ANDRES OF WISCONSIN…..

SWARM DIED AT THE SCENE…….



SPORTS
07/03/20

BASEBALL SPRING TRAINING STARTS TODAY…..AS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL WILL ATTEMPT  TO START A  SHORTENED  60-GAME SEASON IN THE
WAKE OF THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC….

SPRING TRAINING CAMP WILL BE HELD IN EVERY TEAM’S HOME BALL PARK  INSTEAD OF THEIR TRADITIONAL SPRING-TRAINING FACILITIES IN FLORIDA
AND ARIZONA…..
AND THERE’S A 103 PAGE MANUAL DETAILING THE PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES PLAYERS AND STAFF MEMBER MUST ADHERE TO THIS
SEASON…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
07/01/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  THREE    CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  166  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 137  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  24  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  SEVEN   
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE 51 PENDING TESTS WITH ALLENN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS NUMBE DOESN’T INCLUDE ANY
TESTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



CORONA  UPDATE
07/01/20

DURING HIS PRESS BREIFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 282 NEW CASSES OF COVID-19 AND FIVE MORE DEATHS…..
WHICH BRINGS THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOTAL TO 15-THOUSAND-624 CASES AND 565 DEATHS…..

CURRENTLY……AT LEAST 39-HUNDRED90 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS…..AND 404-THOUSAND-781 TESTS HAVE BEEN
ADMINISTERED…..



UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS
07/01/20

LOOKING TO END A  BACKLOG OF UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FILED THIS SPRING….. THE COMMONWELTH HAS HIRED  ERNEST AND YOUNG   TO SHORE
UP STAFFING TO PROCESS  THE REQUESTS FOR BENEFITS…..

THE CONTRACT WITH THE FIRM   BEGINS TODAY AND RUNS FOR FOUR WEEKS….. AND IT WILL BE PAID FOR WITH JUST OVER SEVEN-MILLION
DOLLARS OF FEDERAL  “CARES”  MONEY…..

THE GOAL IS TO PROCESS A BACKLOG  OF  56-THOUSAND INITIAL CLAIMS FROM MARCH….. APRIL….AND MAY……



SPORTS
07/01/20

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL OFFICIALLY CANCELED THE 20-20 MINOR LEAGUE SEASON YESTERDAY……

IN ANTICIPATION OF THE MOVE……THE HOT RODS HAVE BEEN PROAC TIVE IN TAKING CARE OF TICKET HOLDERS…..ALL INDIVIDUAL TICKETS HAVE
BEEN REFUNDED…..SEASON TICKET AND PARTIAL SEASON TICKETS HOLDERS HAVE BEEN CONTACTED WITH THEIR OPTIONS….AND FAN PACK
HOLDERS WILL BE CONTACTED THIS WEEK…..

AND EVEN THOUGHT THE HOT RODS SEASON HAS BEEN CANCELED…..BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK WILL BE HOSTING A NUMBER OF EVENTS…..
WITH RESTRICTIONS……AND  THE FIRST IS  A 16 AND UNDER BASEBALL TOURNAMENT THIS WEEK-END……







PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS
07/30/20

THE PRIMARY ELECTION WAS JUNE 23RD AND BECAUSE OF THE LARGE NUMBER OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS, THE RESULTS WEREN’T   RELEASED UNTIL
TODAY……

IN THE 22ND DISTRICT-STATE REPRESENTATIVES RACE, TO FILL THE SEAT BEING VACATED BY REPRESENTATIVE WILSON STONE WHO DIDN’T SEEK
REELECTION…..
IN ALLEN COUNTY…..SHAWN MCPHERSON WAS THE WINNER WITH 16-HUNDRED-66 VOTES…..TIGER GANN RECEIVED 798 VOTES…..TIM MILLER 216....
AND NATHAN BRACE 39 VOTES…..
IN SIMPSON COUNTY…..GANN WAS THE WINNER WITH 793 VOTES….MCPHERSON RECEI VED 322 VOTES IN SIMPSON COUNTY…..MILLER 78  AND
BRACE 48….
IN WARREN COUNTY…..GANN WAS THE WINNER WITH 335 AND MCPHERSON RECEIVED 232 VOTES….AND DEFEATS  GANN  BY 294 VOTES…..

IN ALLEN COUNTY IN THE REPUBLICAN RACE FOR PRESIDENT……DONALD TRUMP RECEIVED TWO-THOUSAND-553 VOTES AND UNCOMMITED 221….
SENATOR MITCH MCCONNEL WON THE REPUBLICAN RACE FOR SENATOR WITH 21-HUNDRED 47 VOTES…..WITH C-WESLEY MORGAN COMING IN
SECOND WITH 300 VOTES…..

FORMER VICE-PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN WON THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT IN ALLEN COUNTY WITH 655 VOTES…AND UNCOMMITTED
WAS SECOND WITH 147…..
AMY MCGRATH CLAIMED THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION  FOR SENATOR WITH 564 VOTES….AND CHARLES BOOKER WAS SECOND WITH 273…..
AND IN ALLEN COUNTY….CHRIS MCNEILL WON THE RACE TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM ON THE KENTUCKY COURT OF APPEALS WITH ONE-
THOUSAND-262 VOTES……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/30/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  YESTERDAY THAT THE COMMUNITY LOST ANOTHER CITIZEN THAT WAS A CONFIRMED CASE
OF COVID-19….. WE HERE AT WVLE AND WLCK SEND OUT HEARTFLET SYMPATHY AND PRAYERS TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS……

ALSO…..THERE WERE NO CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS REPORTED YETEERSAY….
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  165   CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 134  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 24  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  SEVEN
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  56  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



COMER
06/30/20

A MEMBER OF KENTUCKY’S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION HAS BEEN NAMED “RANKING MINORITY MEMBER”  OF A HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE…..

FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN JAMES COMER HAS BEEN CHOSEN THE REPUBLICAN LEADER OF THE……HOUSE OVERSIGHT AND REFORM
COMMITTEE……WHICH IS THE PRIMARY INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE IN CONGRESS……



QUARLES SUES GOVERNOR
06/30/20

KENTUCKY’S TOP AGRICULTURAL OFFICIAL IS TAKING THE GOVERNOR TO COURT…..

THE OWNERS OF AN AGRI-TOURISM BUSINESS IN SCOTT COUNTY ARE JOINING  “AG” COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES IN THE SUIT…..WHICH ALLEGES
GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS VIOLATED THE “KENTUCKY ADMINISTRAVITE PRACTICES ACT”  THAT ALLOWS INPUT FROM
CITIZENS AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHEN FORMING PUBLIC POLICY……



SPORTS
06/30/20

THE NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS HAVE REACHED AN AGREEMENT WITH FREE-AGENT QUARTERBACK…..CAM NEWTON…..BRINGING  IN THE 20-15  N-F-L
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER TO HELP THE TEAM MOVE ON FROM  THE LOST OF THREE-TIME M-V-P  TOM BRADY…..

THE ONE YEAR DEAL IS WORTH UP TO SEVEN-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS WITH INCENTIVES……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/29/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED   NO   CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  165  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 129  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 30  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN SIX
DEATHS…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……




NASHVILLE FACE MASKS
06/29/20

NASHVILLE HAS NOW JOINED THE GROWING LIST OF LOCALES REQUIRING THE USE OF MASKS IN PUBLIC….

OFFICIALS ISSUED AN ORDER TO ENFORCE MANDATORY WEARING  OF MASKS  OR FACE COVERINGS….IN NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTIES….
DUE TO THE RECENT RISE OF COV ID-19 CARED INTNE…..

THE ORDER TOOK EFFECT AT MIDNIGHT…..



FARRIS
06/29/20

62 YEAR OLD ERNEST WAYNE FARRIS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED THURSDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN……CREMATION WAS CHOSEN
AND THERE WIL BE NO VISITATION OF FUNERAL SERVICES…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; CASEY FARRIS…..HIS STEP-FATHER; ODUS BROWN….AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW;   HUMPY AND MARY ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER; MELINDA HUSSEY OF BOWLINGGREEN….AND TWO HALF-SISTERS; SANDY KEEN AND CINDY BROWN BOTH OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO DRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/29/20

KENTUCKY’S WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COACH…..MATTHEW MITCHELL…..IS RECOVERING FOLLOWING BRAIN SURGERY….

MITCHELL FELL AND SUFFERED A CONCUSSION NEARLY  FOUR MONTHS AGO AND LATER BLOOD WAS FOUND ON HIS BRAIN…..


AND DENNY HAMLIN TOOK THE CHECKERED FLAG AT THE POCONO SPEEDWAY YESTERDAY…..FOR HIS FOURTH WIN OF THE SEASON…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/25/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  TWO  CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  158   CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 120-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 33  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FIVE
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  25  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



BACK TO SCHOOL
06/25/20

LIEUTENANT GOVERNORT JACQUELINE COLEMAN AND ACTING EDUCATION COMMISSION KEVIN BROWN  UNVEILED THE….HEALTHY AT SCHOOL
INITIATIVE YESTERDAY WHICH  COVERS KINDERGARTEN THRU 12 GRADE…..WILL ALLOW KENTUCKY’S PUBLIC SCHOOL TO OPEN FOR THE 2020-21
SCHOOL YEAR…..

IT INCLUDES SOCIAL  DISTANCING…..WEARING MAEKS…..SANITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS…..SCREENING AND SCHOOL EXCEPTIONS…..
AND CONTACT TRACING…..

COLEMAN SAID THE COMMONWEALTH IS WORKING TO ENSURE WAIVERS WILL BE GRANTED TO SCHOOLS NEEDING TO USE…..NON-TRADITIONAL
INSTRUCTION DAYS…..
SHE ALSO ANNOUNCED THAT THROUGH “EXPANDED CARE”…..SCHOOLS CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF FEDERAL FUERN THAT COVERS MEDICAID-
ELIGIBLE STUDES FOR SERVICES……



DROWNING VICTIM
06/25/20

THE DROWNING VICTIM AT BARREN RIVER LAKE HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AT 21 YEAR OLD SAMIR MANZULOV OF BOWLING GREEN…..

THE BODY WAS RECOVERED ABOUT 300-YARDS  FROM THE BAILERYS POINT BOAT RAMP…..WHERE MANZULOV  HAD BEENING RIDING ON A PONTOON
BOAT WITH FAMILY MEMBERS WHEN HE FELL OFF THE FRON OF THE BOAT……



CARVER
06/25/20

52 YEAR OLD TINA LYNN CARVER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE
HELD SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT UNION CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; HILARY CARVER AND MARIO GRAVES….. HILLARY’S DAD; WILLIAM  “FROG”  CARVER….AND A SISTER; MARY
JOHNSON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



MANSFIELD
06/25/20

54 YEAR OLD PAMELA RENEE MANSFIELD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(FRI) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER 12-30 TOMORROW (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..IN LIEU OF
FLOWERS….EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON;  ARNOLD MANSFIELD AND ASHLEY RODERICK…..AND A DAUGHTER; LENA JORDAN AND JOHN HEARD ALL OF OHIO…..A
SISTER; LENA VENTRESS…..AND DEBBIE BROWN BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
06/25/20

W-K-U  FOOTBALLL HAS ANNOUNCED THAT THE TEAM’S  20-20 SEASON OPENER IS BEING MOVED AHEAD TWO DAYS….ORGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR
SATURDAY…. SEPTEMBER FIFTH…..THE TOPPERS MATCH-UP   WITH  U-T CHATTANOOGA IS BEING MOVED TO THURSDAY…..SEPTEMBER  THIRD…..
WITH A SIX O’CLOCK KICK OFF…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/24/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  TWO  CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  156   CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 119-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 32  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FIVE
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  19  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



ELECTION
06/24/20

YESTERDAY WAS ELECTION DAY IN KENTUCKY…..THE VOTING IS OVER…..BUT THE ELECTION ISN’T AS OFFICIAL RESULT TOTALS WON’T BE KNOWN
UNTIL NEXT WEEK….

THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS SAID THE UNUSUAL PRIMARY WENT SMOOTHLY….. AND THEY SAY THERE COULD BE A RECORD TURN-OUT  WHEN  
FINAL NUMBERS ARE SUBMITTED NEXT WEEK…..



FISCAL COURT
06/24/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MET LAST NIGHT USING “ZOOM”  CONFERENCING…..AND THE COURT APPROVED JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER SIGNING
THE PAPER WORK FOR THE COUNTY TO RECEIVE 725-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN  “CARES” FUNDING…..

THE COURT ALSO GAVE FINAL APPROVAL TO THE  2020-21 BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF NINE-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS……
THE COURT ALSO APPROVED A CONTRACT IN THE AMOUNT OF 98-HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR BRUCH REMOVAL AT THE TRANSFER STATION….WITH
THE CITY PAYING HALF THE AMOUNT…..
AND 17-THOSUAND-794 DOLLARS WERE  APPROVED FOR THE PURCHASE OF NEW COMPUTERS  FOR THE  NINE-ONE-ONE  DISPATCH CENTER……



K-9 TRAINING
06/24/20

YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED POLICE VEHICLES  FROM OTHER AGENCIES IN SCOTTSVILLE AND ALLEN COUNTY THIS WEEK……THAT’S BECAUE  “ON-POINT
K-NINE”  IS HOSTING A POLICE SEMINAR…..COMPETITION……AND CERTIFICATION…..

MOST OF THE DOGS IN ATTENDANCE ARE DUAL PURPOSE DOGS….WHICH MEANS THE TRACK NARCOTICS AND APPREHEND SUSPECTS…..



SPORTS
06/24/20

THE F-B-I ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT THE NOOSE FOUND HANGING  IN BUBBA WALLACE’S GARAGE AT THE TALLADEGA SUPER SPEEDWAY  HAD  
BEEN THERE SINCE LAST OCTOBER AND THERE WILL BE NO CHARGES FILED IN THE INCIDENT….

AND  NO ONE COULD HAVE KNOWN WALLACE WOULD BE ASSIGNED TO GARAGE FOUR LAST WEEK……


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ISSUED A 60-GAME SCHEDULE YESTERDAY THAT WILL START JULY 23RD OR 24TH IN EMPTY BALLPARKS…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/2320

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  TWO  CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..
THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  154  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  118  CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  31  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN  FIVE  
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  4  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



COVID UPDATE
06/23/20

DURING HIS PRESS BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 90  NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN THE COMMONWEALTH AND NO
NEW DEATHS….

THE 90 NEW CASES BRINGS THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 13-THOUSAND-839 AND THE NUMBER OF DEATS REMAINS AT 526…..AND THE NUMBER OF
KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS ARE THREE-THOUSAND-534……

PUBLIC HEALTH COMMISSIONER……DR. STEVEN STACK…..SAID THE NEXT PHASE OF REOPENINGS IN KENTUCKY WILL BE THIS COMING MONDAY-
JUNE 29TH…..WHEN PROFESSIONALLY ORGANIZED  VENUES AND EVENT SPACES…..LIKE HOTELS AND ARENAS CAN OPEN……THERE WILL BE
GUIDANCE FOR GATHERINGS UP TO 50-PEOPLE…..AND RESTAURANTS AND BARS WILL BE ABLE TO MOVE UP TO 50-PERCENT CAPACITY……



SPORTS
06/23/20

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLANS TO  UNILATERALLY ISSUE A 60-GAME SCHEDULE…..FOR ITS SHORTEST SEASON SINCE 1878……FOLLOWING THE
PLAYER’S ASSOCIATION’S  REJECTION  OF A NEGOTIATED DEAL OF THE SAME LENGTH……


IT TOOK OVERTIME YESTERDAY…..AT THE TALLADAGA SUPER SPEEDWAY….FOR RYAN BLANEY TO TAKE THE CHECKERD FLAG AND WIN THE RAIN
DELAYED “GEIGO 500”……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/22/20

YESTERDAY…..THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  THAT THE COMMUNITY HAS LOST ANOTHER CITIZEN THAT WAS A CONFIRMED
CASE OF COVID-19……WE HERE AT WVLE AND WLCK SEND OUR HEARTFELT SYMPATHY AND PRAYERS TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS……

THERE WERE NO  NEW CASE OF CORNA-VIRUS REPORTED BY THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT YESTERDAY……
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  152   CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  113-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  34  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FIVE
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  18  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



BG SCHOOLS MERGE
06/22/20

TWO HISTORIC CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS IN BOWLING GREEN ARE COMBINING TO ESTABLISH….LEGACY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY OF BOWLING GREEN…..

ANCHORED CHRISTIAN SCHOOL WHICH BEGAN IN 1972…..AND BOWLING GREEN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY WHICH WAS FOUNDED  IN 1994 ARE
MERGING……

LEGACY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY WILL HAVE  PRE-K THROUGH   12TH GRADE…..



COVID UPDATE
06/22/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 117 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY AND TWO MORE DEATHS….

THAT BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES REPORTED TO AT LEAST 13-THOUSAND750  SINCE THE FIRST ONE WAS REPORTED ON MARCH SIXTH….

AS OF SATURDAY…..AT LEAST THREE-THOUSAND-530 KENTUCKIANS HAD RECOVERED FROM  THE VIRUS……AND HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THEY
BELIEVE THAT NUMBER IS LOWER THAN THE ACTUAL TOTAL…..SINCE MANY RECOVERIES GO UNREPORTED…..



SPORTS
06/22/20

THUNDERSTORMS YESTERDAY FORCED NASCAR TO POSTPONE THE “CUP SERIES” RACE AT TALLADEGA SUPER SPEEDWAY THAT WAS TO MARK THE
RETURN OF MORE FANS TO THE TRACK….

THE RACE…..WHICH WILL BE RUN THIS AFTERNOON…..IS THE FIRST AMID THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC IN WHICH  NASCAR  OPENED THE GATES  
FOR UP TO FIVE-THOUSAND FANS…..








GRADUATION
06/19/20

GRADUATION CEREMONIES FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 20-20 WILL BE HELD TONIGHT AT PATRIOT FIELD……

GO TO THE DISTRICT’S WEB-PAGE FOR A LINK TO THEIR  “YOU-TUBE CHANNEL”  WHICH WILL SHOW THE CEREMONIES….AND THEY WILL ALSO BE  
“LIVE-STREAMED” ON THE DISTRICT’S PUBLIC RELATIONS FACE-PAGE…..
AND  WVLE AND WLCK WILL ALSO BE BROADCASTING TONIGHT’S GRADUATION CEREMONIES……



ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/19/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED ANOTHER SEVEN CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 YESTERDAY……

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  145  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  113-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 28  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  18  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



BOUCHER RESENTENCING
06/19/20

A NEW SENTENCING DATE HAS BEEN SET FOR THE BOWLING GREEN MAN WHO TACKLED SENATOR RAND PAUL IN HIS YARD…..IN 20-17,…..BREAKING
SEVERAL OF HIS RIBS…..

RENE BOUCHER WILL BE RESENTENCE JULY 27TH ON A COUNT OF ASSAULTING  A MEMBER OF CONGRESS….

BOUCHER SERVED A 30-DAY SENTENCE…..PAID A 10-THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE…..AND  PERFORMED COMMUNITY SERVICES AFTER PLEADING GUILTY
TO ATTACKING PAUL OVER A LAWN MAINTENANCE ISSUE ALONG THEIR PROPERTY LINE……



SPORTS
06/19/20

NASCAR IS GOING TO ALLOW UP TO 30-THOUSAND FANS  AT THE  BRISTOL  MOTOR SPEEDWAY   NEXT MONTH…..WHEN IT MOVES THE  “ALL-STAR
RACE” OUT OF THE CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY FOR JUST THE SECOND TIME IN THE HISTORY OF THE RACE…..

THE RACE WAS ORGINIALLY SCHEDULED FOR MAY 16TH AT CHARLOTE……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/18/20

GOOD NEWS FROM THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT YESTERDAY….AS THEY REPORTED NO NEW CASES OF   COVID-19…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  138  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  110-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 24  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  18  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



CORONA UPDATE
06/18/20

DURING HIS PRESS BRIEFING YESTERDAY……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THERE WERE 170-NEWS CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH….AND SIX MORE DEATHS….

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF COVID-19 CASES NOW STAND AT 12-THOUSAND-995…..WHILE 518 KENTUCKIANS HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES TO THE
DISEASE……

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ANNOUNCED HE WAS REINSTATING A STATE HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE PROGRAM…..LIKE KY-NEXT…...WHICH ALLOWED
SOME 500-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS TO PURCHASE COMMERCIAL HEALTH PLANS OR SIGN UP FOR MEDICAID…..

BESHEAR  SAID HE NOTIFIED FEDERAL OFFICIALS OF HIS PLANS TO REVIVE THE STATE-BASED EXCHANGE IN JANUARY 20-22…..



SPORTS
06/18/20

THE N-C-A-A DIVISION ONE COUNCIL HAS APPROVED A PLAN  TO ALLOW COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYERS TO START WORKING WITH THEIR
COACHES…..FOR THE FIRST TIME…..SINCE THE PANDEMIC WIPED OUT MARCH MADNESS…..
THE SUMMER ACCESS PERIOD FOR MEN’S AND WOMEN’S PLAYES WILL BEGIN JULY 20TH……

THE COUNCIL ALSO APPROVE AN EXTENDED “PRESEASON”  MODEL FOR FOOTBALL TEAMS……

AND A PROPOSAL FOR SCHOOLS TO TRANSITION STRAIGHT FROM DIVISION-THREE TO DIVISION-ONE WAS ALSO APPROVED…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/17/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  TWO  CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  138  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  109-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 25  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  28  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



BARR’S WIFE DIES
06/17/20

CONGRESSMAN ANDY BARR’S OFFICE HAS CONFIRMED THAT HIS WIFE…. CAROL….PASSSED AWAY SUDDENLY AT THEIR HOME IN LEXINGTON
YESTERDAY…..

THE BARR’S HAVE TWO DAUGHTERS……AND HE’S RUNNING FOR REELECTION IN THE SIXTH DISTRICT……



BEWLEY
06/17/20

80 YEAR OLD RAY  “CORKEY”  BEWLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL
HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOHNNY AND BRENDA…..A SON-IN-LAW; ;JOE OLIVER…..AND JUDY COX  ALL FROM SCOTTSVILLE…..
THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
06/17/20

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL COACHING LEGEND…..JIMMY  FEIX….. HAS BEEN LISTED ON THE  20-21 COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF
FAME BALLOTT……HE WAS  PREVIOUSLY ON THE BALLOT IN 20-19 AND 19-97……IS ONE OF ONLY 40 COACHES NAMED THIS YEAR…..

FEIX IS THE ONLY FOOTBALL COACH IN WESTERN’S HISTORY TO ECLIPSE THE 100 WIN MARK….AMASSING A CAREER RECORD OF   106-56-AND-SIX….
FOR A WINNING PERCENTAGE OF  SIX-49……IN HIS 16-YEARS AS THE PROGRAMS HEAD COACH……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/16/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  THREE CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  136  CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY  106-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 26  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  15  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



SCHOOL BOARD
06/16/20

AT LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING….. SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS HAMBY DISCUSSSED A NUMBER OF PLANS FOR THE
OPENING OF SCHOOL THAT ARE BEING DISCUSSED…..AND THE BOARD APPROVED AMENDING THE SCHOOL CALENDAR…..WHICH MOVES THE
OPENING DATE FOR STUDENTS TO AUGUST 25TH……

SPORTS AND OTHER EXTRA ACTIVITIES SUCH AS MARCH BAND CAN ALSO BEGIN….AND THE BOARD APPROVED THE SUPERINTENDENT REVIEWING
OPENING PLANS  FROM VARIOUS TEAMS AND GROUPS…..AND APPROVING THEM IF THEY MEET THE GUIDELINES



MAMMOTH CAVE ROAD
06/16/20

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL TEMPORARILY CLOSE FLINT RIDGE ROAD TODAY FOR PAVEMENT PRESERVATION WORK….

THE ROAD WILL BE CLOSED FROM THE INTERSECTION WITH MAMMOTH CAVE ENTRANCE ROAD TO THE PARK RIDGE/MAMMOTH CAVE PARK ROAD
INTERSECTION……



SPORTS
06/16/20

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL MAY NOT PLAY AT ALL THIS YEAR…..AFTER A BREAKDOWN IN TALKS BETWEEN TEAMS AND THE PLAYERS’  ASSOCIATION ON
HOW TO SPLIT UP MONEY IN THE SEASON DELAYED BY THE CORONA-VIRUS…..

YESTERDAY THE COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE NOTIFIED THE PLAYERS’ ASSOCIAION THAT IT WILL NOT PROCEED WITH A SCHEUDLE UNLESS THE
THREAT OF LEGAL ACTION BY THE UNION IS RESOLVED……







FATAL-TAYLOR
06/15/20

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING  A FATAL ACCIDENT  YESTERDAY MORNING….FOUR MILE NORTH OF CAMPBELLSVILLE….

TROOPERS WERE  ATTEMPTING  TO STOP A RECKLESS DRIVER….WHEN THE TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN CHEVY PICK UP….OPERATED  BY 76 YEAR OLD
THOMAS HUNT OF CAMPBELLSVILLE  LEFT THE ROADWAY MULTIPLE TIMES BEFORE STRICKING A TREE….



ALLEN RESURFACING
06/15/20

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET  SCHEDULED TO BEGIN A PAVING PROJECT ON KENTUCKY 100 IN ALLEN COUNTY…..BETWEEN HUGHES
ROAD AND CELSER ROAD TODAY…..
MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT LAND CLOSURES AND USE CAUTION…..



BOWLING GREEN RESURFACING
06/15/20

A PROJECT TO RESURFACE AND ADD A CENTER TURN LANE ON A SECTION OF SCOTTSVILLE ROAD IN BOWLING GREEN BEGAN LAST NIGHT….

THE SECTION OF TWO-31…..BETWEEN WILKINSON TRCE AND THE 31-W  BYPASS…… WILL BE RESURFACED FROM SIX EACH NIGHT TO SIX THE NEXT
MORNING…..AND THE PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO TAKE APPROXIMATELY TWO WEEK TO COMPLETE…..

AFTER THE ROADWAY IS RESURFACED….THE SECTION BETWEEN  SMALLHOUSE ROAD  AND WILKINSON TRACE WILL BE  RESTRIPED  TO ADD A  
CENTER  TURN LANE…..



SPORTS
06/15/20

DESPITE WEATHER DELAYS….DENNY  HAMLIN TOOK THE CHECKERED FLAG AT THE  HOMESTEAD/MIAMI SPEEDWAY LAST NIGHT…. TO WIN THE  “DIXIE
VODKA-400”……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/12/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  FIVE  CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  123-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 95-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 24  ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  15  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



SCHOOL MEETING
06/12/20

KENTUCKY EDUCATION AND HEALTH OFFICIALS WILL BE MEETING TODAY TO DISCUSS HOW TO SAFELY REOPEN  SCHOOLS ….

OFFICIALS SAY A TIMELINE WILL  BE ESTABLISHED FOR RELEASING SAFETY PROCEDURES…..WHICH WILL INCLUDE MEASURES SUCH AS WEARING
FACE MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING…..

INTERIM EDUCATION COMMISSIONER…..KEVIN BROWN….SAID HE THINKS DISTRICT CAN BEGIN LOOKIN AT AN AUGUST START DATE FOR CLASSES…..



SPORTS
06/12/20

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM HAS A NEW HEAD COACH…..

CAMERON COOK HAS BEEN NAMED AS THE PROGRAM’S SEVEN COACH….. REPLACING  SHELBY KEEGAN WHO STEPPED ASIDE LAST MONTH AFTER
ACCEPTING A TEACHING POSITION WITH THE BOWLING GREEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/11/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED NO NEW  CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  118-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 79-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  35-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  37  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



COVID UPDATE
06/11/20

A TOTAL OF 191 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS WERE ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY DURING GOVERNOR ANDY BESHERS’ DAILY BRIEFING….

THAT BRINGS THE TOTAL TO 11-THOUSAND-883……WITH ROBERTSON COUNTY REMAINING THE ONLY ONE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S 120
COUNTIES WITHOUT A POSITIVE CASE….
BESAHER ALSO REPORTED  SEVEN NEW DEATHS…..WHICH INCLUDED THREE IN LOGAN……

A TOTAL OF 145  LONG-TERM CARE CENTERS…..SUCH AS NURING HOMES….HAVE NOW SEEN POSITIVE CASES……
THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN ARE 14-HUNDRED-38 RESIDENTS AND 694-STAFF……THERE HAVE ALSO BEEN 310
DEATHS AMONG RESIDENTS  AND THREE STAFF MEMBERS……



GLASGOW NEWSPAPER
06/11/20

THE GLASGOW DAILY-TIMES   PUBLISHED ITS LAST ADDITION TUESDAY…..AND HAS NOW CONVERTED TO “ON-LINE”  ONLY DUE TO STEEP LOSSESS IN
REVENUE CAUSED BY THE CORONA-VIRUS EPIDEMIC…..AND THE ALREADY BURDENSOME  PRINT DELIVERY COSTS….

THE PAPER HAD BEEN PUBLISHING FIVE DAYS A WEEK…..TUESDAY THRU SATURDAY…….



SPORTS
06/11/20

NASCAR ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT ITS BANNING THE CONFEDERATE FLAG FROM ITS RACES AND VENUES…..

CONFEDERATE  FLAGS HAVE BEEN A FAMILIAR  SIGHT AT  NASCAR RACES  OVER ITS 72-YEAR HISORY….DOTTING  THE INFIELD ATOP   RVs  OR BEING
WAVED BY FANS  IN THE STANDS…..

THE ISSUED WAS BROUGHT TO THE  FOREFRONT AS BUBBA WALLANCE…..NASCAR’S ONLY BLACK DRIVER…..CALLED  FOR THE BANISHMEN OF THE
FLAG SAYING THERE WAS NO PLACE FOR THEM IN THE SPORT……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/10/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER  TWO  CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  118-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 79-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 33-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  40  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



SUMMER FEEDING
06/103/20

THE SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM WILL BE OPEN AGAIN TODAY AT 12-SITES AROUND THE COUNTY…..EACH WEDNESDAY YOUNGSTER AGES ONE
TO18 CAN RECEIVE FIVE-DAYS WORTH OF MEALS FREE…..HOWEVER YOU NEED TO RESERVE THE MEALS BY CALLING SIX-ONE-EIGHT-31-81 OR GO
ON-LINE TO……ALLEN-DOT-K-Y-SCHOOLS-DOT-U-S AND FILL OUT A FORM…..AND ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS HAMBY TELLS
NEWSWATCH THAT FUNDING HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR THE PROGRAM TO CONTINUE THRU JULY……..

FEEDING SITES AND TIMES ARE……
CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER ONE AND ADOLPHUS FIRE DEPARTMENTS 10-30 TO 11
HIGH SCHOOL  10-30 TO 11-30
COUNTRY PLACE AND GREEN VALLEY APARTMENTS 11 TO 11-25
EAST ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT  11 TO 11-30
ALCO APARTMENTS AND THE CORE  11-45 TO 12-10
HALIFAX AND TRAMMEL FIRE DEPARTMENTS  11-45 TO 12-15……
AND LANDMARK APARTSMENTS AND JIM MCDANIEL PARK  12-30 TO 12-55



ALSTON
06/10/20

84 YEAR OLD CHARLES NATHANIEL ALSTON DIED JUNE FOURTH…..A CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE WILL BE A VIDEO FUNERAL TRIBUTE LED BY HIS
PASTOR AT SCOTTSVILLE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH….THE FUNERAL CAN BE VIEWED AT…..T-W-CROW-FUNERAL-HOME-DOT-COM…..BY
CLICKING THE TRIBUTE VIDEO AT THE BOTTOM OF HIS OBITUARY PAGE…..AND WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SEVERAL MONTHS…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; GWEN ALSTON AND RICHARD HORVATH….AND A BROTHER; JAMES….A GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVES……



SPORTS
06/10/20

NASHVILLE IS MAKING A BID TO HOST THE 20-24 OR 2025 N-F-L DRAFT…..

THIS YEAR’S DRAFT WAS HELD VIRTUALLY DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS…..

CLEVELAND WILL HOST THE 20-21 N-F-L DRAFT…..WITH LAS VEGAL GETTING IT IN 20-22 TO MAKE UP FOR THE MISSED DRAFT THIS YEAR…..
AND KANSAS CITY WILL HOST THE 20-23 DRAFT……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/09/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER FIVE  CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  116-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 66-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 56-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..THERE WERE  32  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



CITY COUNCIL
06/09/20

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET YESTERDAY…..VIA ZOOM CONFERENCING….AND GAVE SECOND AND FINAL APPROVAL TO THE NEW CITY BUDGET
THAT BEGINS JULY FIRST…..
MATTHEW LAMB…..A RESIDENT OF THE NORTH FOURTH STREET AREA…..TALKED WITH THE COUNCIL ABOUT HIS NEIGHBORHOOD……

APPROVAL WAS GIVEN FOR FOUR DILAPIDATD PROPERTIES TO BE RAZED……
AND CITY SUPERINTENDENT GREG CARVER RREPORTED THAT THE  NEWS TWO-31 SEWER LINE PROJECT CONTINUES TO RUN  ONE TO ONE-AND-A-
HALF   MONTHS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE……



SPORTS
06/09/20

NASCAR IS RETURNING TO NASHVILLE…..AS THEY WILL HOLD A  “CUP” RACE FOR THE FIRST TIME…..NEXT SEASON

THE LAST  XFINITY AND TRUCK RACES WERE HELD AT NASHVILLE SUPER SPEEDWAY IN TWENTY-11…..

DOVER MOTORSPORTS…..WHO OWN THE NASHVILLE TRACK….IS GIVING UP ONE OF THE DOVER DATES AND MOVING IT TO MUSIC CITY……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/08/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER TWO  CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  111-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 57-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 50-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY MORNING…..THERE WERE  3  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS GIVEN
OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH AND
SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



KENTUCKY ECONOMY REOPENING
06/07/20

MORE OF THE COMMONWEALTHS ECONOMY IS REOPENING TODAY….
HISTORICAL RRACING  FACILITIES  LIKE KENTUCKY DOWNS CAN REOPEN…..
AQUARIUMS…..OUTDOOR ATTRATIONS….LIBRARIES…..DISTILLARIES CAN REOPEN…..
HORSE SHOWS CAN BE HELD…..
AND MUSEUMS……INCLUDING THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM…..CAN REOPEN TODAY……



REPUBLICAN ONLINE CONVENTION
06/08/20

THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF KENTUCKY HELD ITS FIRST EVER….ON-LINE STATE CONVENTION YESTERDAY…..WITH GOP LEADERS FROM ACROSS THE
COMONWEALTH  ELECTING DELEGATES AND ALTERNATES  TO THE 20-20 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION……AS-WELL-AS  A SLATE OF
ELECTORS FOR THE ELECTORIAL COLLEGE FOLLOWING THIS YEAR’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION……



SPORTS
06/08/20

AT THE ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY……KEVIN HARVICK TOOK THE CHECKERED FLGG…..TO WIN THE  “FOLDS OF HONOR…..QUICK TRIP 500”…..


U-K ATHLETIC DIRECTOR MITCH BARNHART SAYS KENTUCKY’S FIRST PRIORITY WILL BE SAFETY WHEN STUDENT-ATHLETES RETURN TO CAMPUS
TODAY…..

THE PHASED RETURN FOR ATHLETES BEGINS TODAY WITH THE FOOTBALL TEAM…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/07/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ANOTHER ….. CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..AND ANOTHER DEATH…..WE HERE AT WVLE AND WLCK SEND OR DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY….
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE   INDIVIDUAL  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-
ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT 24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  109-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 51-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 54-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN FOUR
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY MORNING…..THERE WERE  15   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



MILLER
06/07/20

60 YEAR OLD JIMMY EUGENE MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (MON) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. ZION CEMETERY…..VISITAITON BEGINS AFTER NINE-30
TOMORROW (MON) MORNING AND THE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE LIVESTREAMED ON THE GOAD FUNERAL HOME FACEBOOK PAGE STARTING AT
TWO……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO BROTHERS; ROY OF BOWLING GREEN AND JERRY OF SOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW;  
FRANCES KINSLOW AND DORIS AND CLESSIE LONAS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND MARY AND JUNIOR BROWN OF FRANKLIN……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/05/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  THREE….. CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS  ARE   UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  103-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 45-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 55-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAVE  BEEN THREE
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY MORNING…..THERE WERE 95   PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



CORONA UPDATE
06/05/20

DURING HIS PRESS BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED ANOTHER BIG SPIKE IN CORONA-VIRUS CASES…..WITH 295
NEW CASES BEING REPORTED…..MAKING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL 10-THOUSAND-705…..
AND EIGHT MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED…..BRINGING THAT OVERALL UMBER TO 458……

CASES HAVE NOW BEEN REPORTED IN 119 OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S 120 COUNTIES…..WITH  ROBERTSON COUNTY BEING THE ONLY ONE
WITHOUT A CONFIRMED CASE…..



NASCAR
06/05/20

NASCAR HAS ANNOUNCED  THAT THE “QUAKER  STATE 400” WILL BE HELD AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY ON JULY 12TH……

RACING AT THE SPEEDWAY WILL BEGIN THURSDAY-JULY NINTH WITH THE XFINITY SERIES RUNNING THE “KENTUCKY 200”……THE NEXT NIGHT THE  
XFINITY SERIES WILL HOLD THE “ALSCO 300”…..
SATURDAY JULY 11TH……THE GANDER  R-V AND OUTDOOR TRUCK SERIES  WILL RUN THE “BUCKLE UP IN YOUR TRUCK TWO-25”……
THEN THE “CUP SERIES” CLOSES OUT THE WEEK END WITH THE “QUAKER STATE 400”  ON SUNDAY  JULY 12TH……

AND ALL  RACES WILL BE HELD WITHOUT FANS……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/04/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  THREE….. CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS  ARE   UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..
ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF  100-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 45-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 52-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……AND THEY’RE HAS BEEN THREE
DEATHS…..
AS OF YESTERDAY MORNING…..THERE WERE 68  PENDING TESTS WITH ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS…..AND THIS TOTAL DOEN’T INCLUDE TESTS
GIVEN OUTSIDE OF ALLEN COUNTY…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE…..WASH
AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



COVID UPDATE
06/04/20

A LARGE SPIKE IN NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS…..AND THE COMMONWEALTH’S YOUNGEST VICTIM TO DIE WERE AMONG THE TOPICE
DISCUSSED BY GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR DURING HIS DAILY BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..

A TOTAL OF EIGHT DEATHS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..INCLUDING A NINE-MONTH OLD INFANT FROM HOPKINS COUNTY….KENTUCKY PUBLIC
HEALTH COMMISSIONR…..DR. ROBERT STACK…..SAID WITHOUT COVID……THE CAUSE OF DEATH PROBBLY WOULD HAVE BEEN “SIDS”……450-
KENTUCKIANS HAVE NOW DIED FROM THE VIRUS……
265 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY……RAISING THAT TOTAL TO 10-THOUSAND-410…….
ROBERTSON COUNTY IS THE ONLY ONE IN KENTUCKY TO NOT REPORT A POSITIVE CASE OF CORONA-VIRUS……



PURSUITS
06/04/20

TWO PURSUITS……IN THE LAST THREE DAYS IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY…..HAVE LEAD TO THE ARREST OF THREE PERSONS….

HORE CAVE POLICE CHARGED THREE LOUISVILLE MEN AFTER A HIGH-SPEED CHASE ON 31-W…..THE TRIO FROM LOUISVILLE  THREATENED A
WOMAN…..HER MOTHER….AND HER CHILD WITH A HAND GUN….TWO OF THE MEN STOLE THE WOMEN’S CAR AND THE OTHER TOOK OFF
RUNNING……THE CHASE WHICH REACHED SPEEDS OF  120 MILES-PER-HOUR ENDED IN CAVE CITY AFTER HITTING SEVERAL VEHICLES….A
TRACTOR….AND ANOTHER CAR WITH TWO OCCUPANTS INSIDE…..

GLASGOW POLCIE ARRESTED A WESTVIEW MAN AFTER HE REFUSED TO STOP….THE F-800 SERIES FORD  TRUCK LED OFFICERS THRU BARREN….
EDMONSON….HART AND METCALFE COUNTIES WHERE  IT DROVE THRU SEVERAL BACK YARDS IN A MOBILE HOME PARK AND STRUCK A DECK
ATTACHED TO ONE OF THE RESIDENCES…..THE PURSUIT ENDED AFTER TIRE DEFLATION DEVISES WERE DEPLOYED AND THE TRUCK ENDED UP IN
A DITCH…….



BASEBALL
06/04/20

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL HAS REJECTED A  PLAYER’S PROPOSAL FOR A 114-GAME REGULAR SEASON WITH NO ADDITIONAL SALARY CUTS…..AND
WILL NOW TURN ITS ATTENTION TO A SHORTENED SLATE OF PERHAPS 50-GAMES FOR FEWER……

LAST WEEK…..OWNERS PROPOSED AN 82-GAME SCHEDULE  STARTING  IN EARLY JULY…….

THERE HASN’T BEEN A SCHEDULE AVERAGING FEWER THAN 82-GAMES PER TEAM SINCE   18-79…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/03/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED  ONE….. CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENS  IS  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT 24-
HOURS……..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 97-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 45-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 49-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARNTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED…….
AS OF YESTERDAY MORNING…..THERE WERE 119 PENDING TESTS…..
THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



COPS GRANTS
06/03/20

THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IS AWARDING NEARLY  400-MILLION DOLLARS IN “COPS” GRANT FUNDING……TO  596-LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
ACROSS THE NATION….TO HIRE 27-HUNDRED-32  FULL-TIME OFFICERS…..

IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY…..THE  ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  IS  RECEIVING 123-THOUSAND138 DOLLARS……
WHILE THE MORGANTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT AND SIMPSON COUNTY SEHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT ARE BOTH RECEIVING 250-THOUSAND
DOLLARS……



SUMMER FEEDING
06/03/20

THE SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM WILL BE OPEN AGAIN TODAY AT 12-SITES AROUND THE COUNTY…..EACH WEDNESDAY YOUNGSTER AGES ONE
TO18 CAN RECEIVE FIVE-DAYS WORTH OF MEALS FREE…..

HOWEVER YOU NEED TO RESERVE THE MEALS BY CALLING SIX-ONE-EIGHT-31-81 OR GO ON-LINE TO……ALLEN-DOT-K-Y-SCHOOLS-DOT-U-S AND FILL
OUT A FORM…..

FEEDING SITES AND TIMES ARE……
CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER ONE AND ADOLPHUS FIRE DEPARTMENTS 10-30 TO 11
HIGH SCHOOL  10-30 TO 11-30
COUNTRY PLACE AND GREEN VALLEY APARTMENTS 11 TO 11-25
EAST ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT  11 TO 11-30
ALCO APARTMENTS AND THE CORE  11-45 TO 12-10
HALIFAX AND TRAMMEL FIRE DEPARTMENTS  11-45 TO 12-15……
AND LANDMARK APARTSMENTS AND JIM MCDANIEL PARK  12-30 TO 12-44



SPORTS
06/03/20

74 YEAR OLD WES UNSELD….WHO WAS CHOSEN ONE OF THE 50-GREATEST PLAYERS IN  N-B-A HISTORY  AND LED WASHINGTON TO ITS ONLY
LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP…..DIED YESTERDAY AFTER A SERIES OF HEALTH ISSUES……

UNSELD…..WHO PLAYED HIS COLLEGE BASKETBALL AT LOUISVILLE….AND WILT CHAMBERLAIN ARE THE ONLY TWO PLAYS TO WIN…N-B-A  ROOKIE OF
THE YEAR AND M-V-P HONORS IN THE SAME SEASON…..







GRADUATION
06/02/20

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HAS  RELEASED  TENTATIVE PLAN FOR GRADUAITON ON JUNE 19TH…..HOWEVER…..KEEP IN MIND THAT
THIS PLAN IS SUBJECT TO     COVID-19 GUIDELINES AND RESTRICTIONS  THAT MANY  BE IN PLACE AALE ON THE SCHEDULED DATE…..AND AS A
RESULT…..THE PLAN MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT A MOMENT'S NOTICE.

GRADUATION ION WILL BE HELD ON THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL FIELD…..WITH AN ALTERNATE LOCATION IN PATRIOT GYM…..IN CASE OF INCLEMENT
WEATHER……

THERE WILL BE TWO CEREMONIES…..THE FIRST AT SIX WILL INCLUDE SENIORS WITH LAST NAMES BEGINNING WITH “A” AND ENDING WITH “L”…..
THEN THE SECOND CEREMEORY WILL BEGIN AT EIGHT AND INCLUDE SENIORS WITH LAST NAME BEGINNNING WITH “M” AND ENDING IN “Z”…..
ONLY THE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS OF THE GRADUATE WILL BEPER TO ATTEND THE CEREMONY…..WHICH WILL BE LIVESTREAMED AND
BROADCAST ON WVLE……

GRADUATES  MUST CALL THE HIGH SCHOOL BY JUNE FIFTH TO CONFIRM THE NUMBER OF TICKETS NEEDED…..AND TO SPECFY IF HANDICAPED
PARKING AND OR SEATING IS NEEDED……





ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/02/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED ANOTHER EIGHT….. CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY
YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 96-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 44-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 49-ACTIVE CASES IN QUAANTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED…….

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



CORONA UPDATE
06/02/20

KENTUCKY HAS NOW ECLIPSED THE 10-THOUSAND MARK IN THE NUMBER OF CASES OF COVID-19…..ACCORDING TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOP
PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIAL….

DR. ROBERT STACK  KENTUCKY HAD 131 NEW CASES SUNDAY WITH NO NEW DEATHS SUNDAY…..AND YESTERDAY THERE WERE 214  NEWS CASE
EIGTH NEWS DEATHS…..

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS TESTED IS NOW  236-THOUSAND-416…..

AND THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT AT LEAST  THREE-THOUSAND-232  KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



LOUISVILLE SHOOTING
06/02/20

KENTUCKY STATE POLICE WILL BE INVESTIGARTING THE SHOOTING….EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING IN LOUISVILLE…..BY POLICE AND KENTUCKY
NATIONAL GUARDS TROOPS  WHICH LEFT ONE PERSON DEAD….
DURING A PRESS CONFERENCE…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR DIDN’T  MINCE WORDS ABOUT OFFICERS  NOT HAVING THEIR   “BODY CAMERAS”  
ON…..

THE TWO OFFICERS WHO FIRED THEIR WEAPONS HAVE BEEN PUT ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE…..AND LOUISVILLE POLICE CHIEF STEVE CONRAD HAS
BEEN FIRED…..



SPORTS
06/02/20

COLLEGE FOOTBALL CONFERENCES AND TELEVISION NETWORKS HAVE AGREED TO HOLD-OFF ON ANNOUNCING START  TIMES  FOR EARLY-SEASON
GAMES…..

NETWORKS GENERALLY ANNOUNCE EARLY GAME TIMES FOR THE FOOTBALL BOWLING SUBDIVISION CONFERENCES ON JUNE FIRST…..

THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN WITH A HANDFUL OF GAMES ON AUGUST 29TH……WITH  A FULL SLATE OF GAMES THE
FOLLOWING WEEK……







ALLEN COUNTY CASES
06/01/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY  HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED ANOTHER SIX…..CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON…..

THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS……..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 80-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..
CURRENTLY 43-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 42-ACTIVE CASES IN QUAANTINE  AT THIS TIME EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED…….

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  URGES EVERYONE TO REMAIN VIGILANT…..MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTTANCE…..WASH AND SANITIZE HANDS FREQUENTLY.....
COVER  COUGHS AND SNEEZES…..AND  A FACE MASK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED IN PUBLIC AREAS……



LOUISVILLE PROTESTS
06/01/20

KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS REMAINED DEPLOYED IN LOUISVILLE FOR A SECOND CONSECUTIVE NIGHT LAST NIIGHT……GOVERNOR ANDY
BESHEAR CALLED OUT THE GUARD SATURDAY…..AS MORE THAN 400-MEMBERS ARE ON DUTY……

LOUISVILLE’S PROTESTS FOLLOWED THE RELEASE OF A NINE-ONE-ONE CALL……BY SHOOTING VICTIM  BREONNA TAYLOR’S BOYFRIEND…..MADE
MOMENTS AFTER THE 26-YEAR-OLD  E-M-T  WAS SHOT BY NARCTICS DETECTIVES   WHO KNOCKED DOWN HEAR FRONT DOOT…..NO DRUGS WERE
FOUND IN HER HOME…..



KY ECONOMY REOPENING
06/01/20

THE FIRST OF JUNE MEANS  MORE OF KENTUCKY’S ECONONY IS REOPENING……
BOWLING ALLEYS AND MOVIE THEATRES REOPEN  TODAY…..
FISHING TOURNAMENTS CAN BEGIN  ALONG WITH  LIVE AUCTIONS…..
AUTO/DIRT TRACKS AND AQUATIC CENTERS ARE ALSO OPENING…..
KENTUCKY STATE RESORT PARKS…..RECREATIONAL PARKS….LODGES AND CABINS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  FOR NORMAL BUSIESS TODAY……..

HOWVER…..BARREN RIVER STATE PARK  IS CLOSED   DUE TO ONGOING RENOVATIONS…….



SPORTS
06/01/20

AT THE BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY YESTERDAY…..BRAD KESELOWSKI WON HIS SECOND RACE IN SEVEN DAYS AS HE TOOK THE CHECKERED FLAG  
IN THE “SUPER MARKET 400”……

THE XFINITY SERIES WILL BE RACING AT BRISTOL TODAY…..


ALSO TODAY…….HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS CAN BEGIN HOLDING TEAM MEETINGS…..OF 10 OR LESS…..THRU JUNE 14TH…….







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 74 THRU 82
05/31/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED ANOTHER NINE CONFIRMED…..POSITIVE…..CASES OF  COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY  
YESTERDAY…..….

THE PATIENTS  ARE  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE  IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 82-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENLY  42-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  37-ACTIVE CASES  IN QUARATINE EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……



CORONA UPDATE
05/31/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THERE WERE 247-NEWLY CONFIRMED CORONA-VIRUS CASES  AND 13-DEATHS IN KENTTUCKY SATURDAY…..

FRIDAY’S CASES WERE ALSO HIGH….WITH 37-PECENT OF YESTERDAY’S CASES FROM LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES…..AND ANOTHER NINE-PERCENT
OF CASES WERE FROM CONGREGATE CARE SETTINGS…..MAINLY THE FEDERAL PRISON IN LEXINGTON……

65-THOUSAND-800 TESTS WERE REPORTED LAST WEEK…..
AND THREE-THOUSAND-232 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 62 THRU 67
05/29/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED ANOTHER FIVE CONFIRMED…..POSITIVE…..CASES OF  COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY  
YESTERDAY…..….

THE PATIENTS  ARE  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE  IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 67-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENLY  38-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING  26-ACTIVE CASES  IN QUARATINE EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……



CORONA UPDATE
05/29/20

THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS CONTINUES TO BE ON THE DECLINE IN KENTUCKY…..HOWEVER…..THE NUMBER OF DEATHS
ROSE YESTERDAY…..

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED  113-NEWS CASES OF COVID-19  YESTERDAY FOR A TOTAL OF NINE-THOUSAND-184 IN THE
COMMONWEALTH……AND THERE WERE ALSO NINE MORE DEATHS…..RAISING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL  TO 409…….



TAYLOR
05/29/20

53 YEAR OLD TONY TAYLOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AT 12NOON
AT FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…..VISITATION WILL BE TOMORROW MORNING FROM  NINE-30 TO 11-30  AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; DEREK…..A  BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; TIM AND CATHY…..AN UNCLE; RAY DESMON AND WIFE JOYCE…..AND AN AUNT;
OPAL HAYES ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES……



SPORTS
05/29/20

THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION BOARD OF CONTROL VOTED YESTERDAY TO ALLOW TEAM MEETINGS OF 10 OR LESS JUNE
FIRST THRU 14TH….

BEGINNING JUNE 15TH….PRACTICES CAN RESUME FOR SOME SPORTS SUCH AS GOLF AND CROSS COUNTY….ON A LIMITED BASIS…..

ALSO ON THE 15TH…..VOLLEYBALL….FOOTBALL….SOCCER…..FIELD HOCKEY AND BASKETBALL CAN START WORKOUTS AND EXERCISE IN A SMALL-
GROUP SETTINGS…..BUT CAN’T  BEGIN  PRACTICES UNTIL JUNE 29TH…….







CORONA UPDATE
05/28/20

KENTUKY HAS NOW  TOPPED NINE-THOUSAND CASES  OF CORONA-VIRUS AND REACHED 400-DEATHS…..

DURING HIS DAILY BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THERE WERE 127-NEW CASES…..MAKING AT LEAST   NINE-THOUSAND-
77 SINCE THE FIRST CASE WAS OE ON MARCH SXITH….

THERE WERE SIX DEATHS…..BRING THAT TOTAL TO 400…..

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES……SUCH AS NURSING HOMES…..ARE STILL SEEING AN INCREASE IN CASES…..BUT YESTERDAY’S TOTAL WAS LESS
THAN IN MANY RECENT DAYS…..AS THER WERE 15-NEW CASES AMONG RESIDENTS  AND 16-INVOLVING STAFF MEMBERS…..



VOTING LAWSUIT
05/28/20

A FEDERAL LAWSUIT HAS BEEN FILED…..SEEKING TO KEEP EXPANDED ABSENTEE VOTING IN PLACE FOR THE NOVERMBER GENERAL ELECTION  AND
TO THROW OUT THE PHOTO I-D REQUIREMENT TO VOTE….

THE SUIT WAS FILE BY SEVERAL GROUPS INCLUDING THE A-C-L-U………

NAMED AS DEFENDANT ARE SECRETARY OF STATE MICHALE ADAMS…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR…..AND BEN CHANDLER WHO CLAIRS THE STATE
BOARD OF ELECTIONS……



ANIMAL SHELTER
05/28/20

ALLEN COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THE ALLEN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL
AT LEAST MONDAY…..JUNE FIRST……



SPORTS
05/28/20

THE KENTUCKY HORSE RACING COMMISSION  “DATES COMMITTEE”……HAS APPROVED KEENELAND’S REQUEST TO CONDUCT A SPECTATOR-FREE….
FIVE-DAY SUMMER MEET…..WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE JULY-EIGHTH THRU 12TH…..

THE TRACK SAYS IT PLANS TO HOST  NINE OR 10 RACES EACH DAY OF THE ABBREVIATED SUMMER MEET……AND WILL FEATUE 10-GRADED STAKES
RACES…… WHICH ARE TRADITIONALLY RUN DURING   KEENELAND’S SPRING MEET…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 54-59
05/27/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED ANOTHER FIVE CASES OF  COVID-19 YESTERDAY…..AS THE PATIENTS ARE UNDERGOING
MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS   WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-
ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 59-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..

CURRENLY 36-CASES HAVE FULLY  RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARATINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 20-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED…..



FISCAL COURT
05/27/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MET LAST NIGHT….USING “ZOOM CONFERENCING”….TO HOLD THEIR MEETING……
THE COURT GAVE FIRST READING TO THE FISAL YEAR 20-21 BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF NINE-POINT FIVE MILLION DOLLARS…..THE BUDGET WILL
NOW BE SENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT FOR APPROVAL BEFORE RECEIVING SECOND READING BY THE COURT…..
JOHN BETNER……WITH BETNER COMMUNICATIONS…..TALKED WITH THE COURT ABOUT THE INSTALLATION OF NEW REPEATERS THAT WILL BE  
TAKING PLACE TODAY……

AND A STANDING ORDER WITH THE COUNTY ATTORNEY WAS APPROVED WHICH WILL HAVE FEES……IN EXCESS OF FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS……
BEING RETURNED TO THE COURT……



ARREST
05/27/20

A SCOTTSVILLE MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED AFTER ALLEGEDLY SLASHING ANOTHER MAN’S NECK…..

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE SAY 31 YEAR OLD ROBERT TOMES SLASHED THE MAN’S NECK AT A RESIDENCE ON EAST WALNUT STREET….A WITNESS TO THE
STABBING GAVE AUHORITIES A DESCRIBTION OF TOMES WHO WAS LOCATED  ON WEST MAIN STREET….

HE’S BEEN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT…..WANTON ENDANGERMENT…..POSSESION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA……



SPORTS
05/27/20

IF PLAY IS RESUMED……THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE WILL ABANDON THE REST OF THE REGULAR SEASON AND GO STRAIGHT  INTO THE PLAY-
OFFS WITH 24-TEAMS INSTEAD OF 16…..

GROUPS OF 12-TEAMS…..REPRESENTING EACH OF THE TWO CONFERENCES….WILL BE LIMITED TO PLAYING IN TWO CITIES….YET TO BE
DETERMINED….

THREE WEEK TRAINING CAMPS WOULD OPEN NO EARLIER THAN JULY FIRST….AND VOLUNTARY WORKOUT COULD BEGIN IN EARLY JUNE……







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 53
05/26/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS  REPORTED  THE DEATH OF ANOTHER  ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENT YESTERDAY  FROM THE COVID-19
OUTBREAK…..WE HERE AT WVLE AND WLCK SEND OUT DEPEST REGRETS AND HEARTFELT SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY…..

ANOTHER CONFIRMED POSTIVE CASE OF  CORONA-VIRUS WAS ALSO REPORTED YESTERDAY……THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT
AND IS IN QUARTINE AT THIS TIME…..
THE HEALT DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS…..CONTACT TRACING….. WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING
THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS A TOTAL OF 53-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..

CURRENLY 35-CASES HAVE FULL RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARATINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 15-ACTIVE CASES IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME  EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED…..



STEWART
05/26/20

63 YEAR OLD DOUG  STEWART OF ADOLPHUS DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY
MORNING AT 11 AT MT. PLEASANT UNITED METHORIDS CHURCH CEMETERY……FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. BUT ASKED TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL
DISTANCING…..VISITATION WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING FROM NINE-30 TO 11-30 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JANICE STEWART…..A STEP-SON; JOSEPH SWAN…..AND A STEP-DAUGHTER; RECECCA GALUNAS BOTH  OF NEW
YORK…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; BEVIN AND LISA OF ADOLPHUS; TERRY AND SHANNON OF SCOTTSIVLLE AND LEON OF CAVE CITY…..
TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; MARGARET VERNON OF NEW JERSEY AND DONNA JAMES OF NEW YORK…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; GORDON VERNON OF
WIFE BARBARA OF MURRAY…….



PRUITT
05/26/20

65 YEAR OLD  DR. RANDY  PRUITT OF LYNCHBURG-VIRGINIA DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..A PRIVE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE WEDNESDAY AT
NEW BETHEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY…..

HE’S SURVIVE DBY HIS WIFE; ROSE PRUITT…..FOUR DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; HANNAH QUEBEDWAUX AND HUSBAND MILES SCHRISTIAN OF
OHIO,  TINA AND BEN JONE OF SCOTTSVILLE, EMILY AND LARRY MEADOR OF BOWLINGG REN AND JENNY DAVIS OF VIRGINIA…..HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW;
LOU WILLIAMS OF BOWLING GREEN….. FOUR BROTHERS ABD SISTERS-IN-LAW; GARY AND KETHY, DOUGLAS AND JEANINE, TIMOTHY AND DIANE AND
JAMES AND MARY BESS…..AND HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW; PATTY MOSS  ALL OS WISCONSIN……SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



KEEN
05/26/20

EIGHT MONTH OLD  NOVALIE “NOVA” KEEN NOF ADOLPHUS DIEDD THURSDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT FOUR AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..IN LIEU OF FLOWERS….EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONAITONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER MOTHER; HEYANNE KEEN…..HER FATHER; CODY PHELPS OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO SISTERS; MADI KEEN OF ADOLPHUS
AND MADISON LOCKHART OF LEWISBURG….A BROTHER; MASON LOCKHART OF LEWISBURG…. MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; K-C PHELPS OF
HUSBAND ANDY OF BOWLING GREEN….. AND MATERNAL GREAT-GRANDPARENTS; ALICE AND MELVIN KIMBLE OF NEW YORK………



SPORTS
05/26/20

THE “MATCH”…..IN WHICH TIGER WOODS AND PEYTON MANNING SCORED A ONE-UP WIN OVER PHIL MICKELSON AND TOM BRADY…..WAS NOT ONLY
THE MOST WATCHED GOLF MATEH IN HISTODY…..IT ALSO RAISED 20-MILLION DOLLARS FOR COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS…….

AND PROFESSIONAL GOLF RETURNS TO THE BLUEGRASS THIS WEEK…..AS THE “UNBRIDLED TOUR”  WILL  BE PLAYING  AT  “THE BULL  AT BOONES
TAVERN”  TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY……







SCHOOL BOARD
05/22/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR MAY MEETING LAST NIGHT…..USING “ZOOM” TELECONFERENCING……AND APPROVED A
REORGANIZATION OF THE CENTRAL OFFICE…..

AND THOSE FOUR DIVISIONS AR LEARNING…..OPERATIONS…..FINANCE….AND HUMAN RESOURCES….
THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED  THE TENTATIVE   2020-2021  BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF 37-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS…..
AND APPROVED THE CURENT CERTIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE  FOR THE   2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR……



ECONOMY REOPENING
05/22/20

MORE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ECONOMY IS SET TO REOPEN TODAY…..

AS RESTAURANT DINING ROOMS CAN REOPEN WITH 33-PERCENT CAPACITY INSIDE AND UNLIMITED OUT DOORS…..
GROUPS OF 10 OR LESS CAN BE TOGETHE TODAY……
THE TRAVEL BAN EXPIES TODAY…..

AND THE  COMMONWEALTH’S ONLINE PORTAL…..TO REQUEST AN ABSENTTE BALLOT FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION GOES INTO OPERATON TODAY……



INFANT DROWNS
05/22/20

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE DROWNING DEATH OF AN EIGHT-MONTH- OLD ALLEN COUNTY INFANT….

STATE POLCIE WERE CALLED…..BY ALLEN COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES…..TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE AROUND ONE-30 YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON……

AN AUTOPSY WILL BE CONDUCTED  TODAY AT THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINERS OFFICE……AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES……



SPORTS
05/22/20

WEDNESDAY THE N-C-A-A  VOTED NOT TO  EXTEND ITS MORATORUM ON SPORTS…. WHICH EXPIRES MAY 31ST……AND YESTERDAY THE UNIVERSITY
OF LOUISVILLE RELEASED IT PHASED IN PLAN FOR ATHLETES TO RETURN TO CAMPUS…..

UOFL  ATHLETES WILL REPORT TO CAMPUS  ON MAY 27TH…..BE QUARANTINED AND UNDERGO  TESTING  FOR 14-DAYS……THEN BEGIN VOLUNTARY
ACTIVITIES ON JUNE EIGHTH……







BRITT
05/21/20

67 YEAR OLD CLOYD LEE BRITT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND AFTER NINE TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..A SPECIAL VISITATION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS WILL BE HELD TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING FROM 7-30 TO NINE AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..
AND FOR MR. BRITT’S FUNERAL……THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING WILL CLOSE AT 11 TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PATRICIA HUGHES BRITT…..FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JONATHAN AND MELISA WOLFE OF FOUNTAIN RUN,
JEREMY AND AMANDA BRITT AND ADAM BRITT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND ANDREW BRITT OF ADOLPHUS…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;
BRENDA AND JAMES ARMSTRONG OF BOWLING GREEN…….THREE GRANDHILDREN, A STEP-GRANDCHILD AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE…..







REOPENING
05/20/20

TODAY…..WILL SEE THE REOPENING OF RETAIL BUSINESSES…..INCLUDING MALLS….. IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. BUT WITH 33-PERCENT
CAPACITY……
CUSTOMERS AND EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN PROPER SOCIAL DISTANCING AND  WEAR MASKS……

FUNERAL AND MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL ALSO BE ALLOWED TO RESUME TODAY….. BUT WITH THE SAME RESTRICTIONS…..



CORONA UPDATE
05/20/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR YESTERDAY ANNOUNCED 20 MORE DEATHS IN KENTUCKY .RELATED TO THE CORONA-VIRUS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S
LARGEST SINGLE-DAY TOTAL SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN…..THE GOVERNOR DID SAY THE HIGHER DEATH COUNT  WAS BASED IN  PART ON THE
TIMING OF SOME REPORTS…..
THE 20-ADDITIONAL DEATHS RAIDED KENTUCKY’S TOTAL TO AT LEAST 366 ……

BESHEAR ALSO REPORTED 164  MORE COVID-19 CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH… RAISING THE TOTAL TO MORE THAN  EIGHT-THOUSAND-60…..

AND ON A POSITIVE NOTE….28-HUNDRED-20 KENTUCKIANS  HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



HART-DEATH INVESTIGATION
05/20/20

STATE POLICE ARE CONDUCTING A DEATH INVESTIGATION IN HART COUNTY IN CONNECTION WITH A FATAL RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE FIRE….

THE ADULT INDIVIDUAL WAS LOCATED IN A DETACHED GARAGE/BARN WHICH HAD BEEN DESTROYED  BY FIRE……THE ADJACENT RESIDENCE  WAS
UNOCCUPIED  AND NOT DAMAGED BY THE BLAZE…..

THE BODY WAS SENT TO THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINER’S OFFICE FOR IDENTIFICATION…..AND TO DETERMINE  THE MANNER AND CAUSE OF
DEATH……



SPORTS
05/20/20

NASCAR’S    “CUP SERIES”   WILL BE BACK IN ACTION TONIGHT  AT THE  DARLINGTON RACEWAY…..


DUE TO THE CORONA PANDEMIC…..HORSE RACING’S TRIPLE CROWN WILL LOOK DIFFERENT THIS YEAR…..AS THE BELMONT STAKES WILL BE RUN
BEFORE THE KENTUCKY DERBY AND PREAKNESS…. AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT A SHORTER……AS IT WILL TAKE PLACE ON JUNE 20TH…..

THE DERBY WAS MOVED TO SEPTEMBER FIFTH AND THE PREAKNESS TO OCTOBER THIRD…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 42 & 43
05/19/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  REPORTED ANOTHER TW CASES OF  COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY  YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..….

THE PATIENTS  ARE  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE  IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 43-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENLY  22-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 19  ACTIVE CASES  IN QUARATINE EITHER AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……



COVID UPDATE
05/19/20

SINCE GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR DIDN’T HAVE A BRIEFING SUNDAY…..HE GAVE A TWO-DAY UPDATE YESTERDAY…..

THERE WERE 122-NEW CASES SUNDAY ALONG WITH THREE-DEATHS  AND  YESTERDAY SAW 138-NEWS CASES AND NINE DEATHS…..THAT BRINGS
THE PANDEMIC  TOTAL TO SEVEN-THOUSAND-935 CASES AND 346 DEATHS……..THE GOVERNOR ALSO REPORTED TWO MORE CHILDREN AFFECTED
BY PEDIATRIC MULTI-SYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME BRINGING THAT TOTAL TO FOUR……

145-THOUSAND-238  INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN TESTED…..AND  27-HUNDRED-85 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



CONE
05/19/20

51 YEAR OLD BRIAN JAMES CONE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..A CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE……

HE’ SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS; MATHEW LADD OF JAPAN, ANDREW LADD OF BOWLING GREEN AND DALTON AND WESLEY CONE……HIS MOTHER;
YOLANDA QUEEN OF TENNESSEE…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; VALERIE AND JOE ARMFIELD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO STEP-BROTHRS; TONY
QUEEN OF TENNESSEE AND ROBERT QUEEN OF MISSOURI…..AND TWO STEP-SISTERS; ROBIN FUNK OF LOUISVILLE AND HOLLY JONES OF
TENNESSEE…….



SPORTS
05/19/20

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH CHOOL SENIOR FOOTBALL LINEMAN…..JORDAN MADDEN……WILL PLAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL AT CAMPBELLSVILLE
UNIVERSITY…..

MADDEN RECENTLY SIGNED WITH THE TIGERS IN  PRIVATE CEREMONY AT HIS HOME…..







KY ECONOMY REOPENING
05/18/20

THE NEXT PHASE IN THE REOPENING OF KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY IS TODAY……AS  GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND OFFICE CAN START TO “RE-OPEN”…..
HOWEVER….NO MORE THAN 50-PERCENT OF THE EMPLOYEES CAN BE IN THE BUILDING AT ONE TIME……AND NO MORE THAN 33-PERCENT
OCCUPATIONAL CAPACITY IN THE FACILITY…….

THE CITY/COUNTY COUNTY BUILDING  WILL BE REOPENING……

HOWEVER….CITY OFFICE WILL NOT “REOPEN” TO IN PERSON SERVICE……
AND THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL AFTER THE JUNE PRIMARY….AND WILL REOPEN TO “IN-SERVICE” BUSINESS JULY
SIXTH……



CORONA UPDATE
05/18/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR CANCELED HIS NORMALLY SCHEUDULED CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE FOR SATURDAY……BUT HE RELEASED A VIDO
ANNOUNCING UPDATED NUMBERS…..

HE SAID THERE WERE 244 NEW CASES…..BRING THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOTAL TO SEVEN-THOUSAND-688…..HE ALSO REPORTED TWO NEW
DEATHS…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 334……AND 27-HUNDRED-68 KENTUCKIANS HAVE RECOVERED……

THE GOVERNOR’S NEXT UPDATE WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON AT FOUR LOCAL TIME………….



CROLEY
05/18/20

52 YEAR OLD ROY KEITH CROLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 10 AT
HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..

A SPECIAL VISITATION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS WILL BE WEDNESDAY MORNING  FROM NINE TO 11….AND VISITATION FOR GENERAL PUBLIC WILL BE
WEDNESDAY FROM 12NOON TO EIGHT……AND THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION PRIOR TO THE FUNERAL SERVVICE……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; CHRISTY PETTY CROLEY…..A SON; JACK…..TWO DAUGHTERS; MACY AND ALEX…..HIS MOTHER; GRETA DEAN BALL
CROLEY….TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; ROBERTA  CROLEY AND CINDY FOSTER…..AND HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW; JUDY PETTY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
05/18/20

FOLLOWING A 10-WEEK  LAY-OFF DUE TO THE CORONIA-VIRUS…..NASCAR RETURNED TO THE TRACK YESTERDAY AT THE DARLINGTON  SPEEDWAY….
WITH EMPTY STANDS….AS   KEVIN HARVICK WON THE  400-MILE RACE……

THE “CUP SERIES”  WILL   RACE AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT DARLINGTON…..WHICH IS  HOSTING THREE EVENTS IN FOUR DAYS BEFORE SHIFTING
TO CHARLOTTE…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 38 & 39
05/15/20

YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS  ANOTHER CONFIRMED  TWO MORE CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN
COUNTY….

THE PATIENTS  ARE  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE  IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 39-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENLY  20-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 18-ACTIVE CASES  IN QUARATINE AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……



CORONA UPDATE
05/15/20

DURING HIS DAILY BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 199-NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS…..MAKING THE TOTAL
IN KENTUCKY SEVEN-THOUSAND-225……AND ONLY TWO DEATHS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC  TOTAL TO 328…..

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES CONTINUE TO SEE A RISE IN CASES…..AS THERE WERE 20-NEW CASES INVOLVING RRESIDENTS AND SIX STAFF……
THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES NOW STANDS AT 941 RESIDENTS…..380-STAFF…..AND 191 DEATHS….WITH ALL BUT TWO INVOLVING RESIDENTS…..
POSITIVE TESTS HAVE NOW BEEN FOUND AT 90-FACILITIES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……





SIKES
05/15/20

75 YEAR OLD LARRY JAY SIKES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AT 12-30
AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETRY….THE FAMILY REQUESTS THAT FAMILY AND FRIENDS ATTENDING THE SERVICE MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING……
A DRIVE-THRU WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) FROM 11 TO 12-30….AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, EXPRESSIONS SOF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS TO YOUTH BASKETBALL…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LINDA JACKSON SIKES…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; TODD AND MISSY, TYLER AND STEPHANIE AND  JAY
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER;  KATIE BAUGHMAN  OF LOUISVILLE……AND A SISTER; MELBA RICHARDSON OF GLASGOW……SIX
GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/15/20

NASCAR RETURNS TO THE TRACK SUNDAY AT THE DARLINGTON RACEWAY….AS A RANDOM DRAW WILL DETERMINE THE STARTING LINE UP FOR
SUNDAY’S CUP RACE…..

THE FIELD WILL ALSO BE FROZEN DURING THE LAP-30 OMPETITION CAUTION AND ALLOWED TO PIT TWO SEPARATE TIMES…….TO GIVE TEAMS TIME
TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS AS THEY WILL NOT HAVE ANY PRACTICE OR QUALIFYING BEFORE THE RACE…….







SITE BASED ELECTION
05/14/20

THE ANNUAL ELECTION FOR PARENT REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE……SCHOOL-BASED DECISION MAKING COUNCILS  OR “SITE BASED COUNCILS”  AT
ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS……ARE BEING CONDUCTED ON-LINE THIS YEAR…..

THE VOTING WINDOW…..FOR THOSE PARENTS AND GUARDIANS WHO REGISTERED TO VOTE……IS NOW OPEN THRU MAY 19TH……

PARENT REPRESENTATIVES WILL   SERVE  A ONE YER TERM  BEGINNING  JULY FIRST AND ENDING  JUNE 30TH  OF 20-21……



CORONA  UPDATE
05/14/20

THE NUMBER  OF POSITIVE CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY  HAS TOPPED SEVEN-THOUSAND…..AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED
227-NEW CASES YESTERDAY….MAKING THE TOTAL AT LEAST SEVEN-THOUSAND-80…..FIVE MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED BRINGING THE
PANDEMI TOTAL TO 326…..

THE BOWLING GREEN AREA HAS BECOME THE NEW HOT SPOT IN THE COMMONWELTH…..AS WARREN COUNTY HAD  72 OF YESTERDAY’S NEW CASES
AND 708 SINCE MARCH…..AND 13 OF WARREN COUNTY’S NEW CASES INCLUDED  CHILDREN  12 AND UNDER…..KENTUCKY PUBLIC HEALTH
COMMISSIONER….

THE GOVERNOR ALSO REPORTED A POSITIVE NUMBER YESTERDAY…..AS  TWO-THOUSAND-649  KENTUCKIANS HAVE NOW RECOVERED AFTER BEING
DIAGNOSED WITH COVIA-19……



WOOD
05/14/20

85 YEAR OLD PAUL LOUIS WOOD-SENIOR OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED WEDNESDAY AT MONREO COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER…..PRIVATE FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE HELD WITH BURIAL IN WHITE OAK CEMETERY…..IN LIEU OF FLOWERS  DONATIONS ARE SUGGESTED TO WHITE OAK RIDGE
CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; PAUL-JUNIOR AND JUNE AND WILLIAM AND CHRIS…..AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-
LAW; MARIA WOOD, SONYA AND TIM GANN AND ANGIE AND RONNIE MORGAN ALL OF TENNESSEE……TWO BROTHERS; BOBBY OF GAMALIEL AND
JACKIE OF TENNESSEE…..AND TWO SISTERS; LVERN CAIN AND ESTELL VEACH BOTH OF TENNESSEE…..12 GRANDCHILDREN AND 24 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN……



DOOLIN
05/14/20

90 YEAR OLD GLADYS CHERRY DOOLIN OF PORTLAND DIED TUESDAY AT OAK HILL ASSISTED LIVING IN PORTLAND……PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) AT RIPPY CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; REGINA AND HOWARD BROWN AND JENNIFER AND MARK JONES ALL OF TENNESSEE…..
THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



BERRY
05/14/20

72 YEAR OLD STELLA LOUISE BERRY OF ADOLPHUS DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE……PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES
WILL BE HELD THIS AFTERNOON…..AND THERE WILL BE A DRIVE-THRU FROM ONE TO ONE-45 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME……EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; CHARLES BERRY…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DEWAYNE AND BRENDA AND JEFF AND REBECCA
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GLEN AND DIANE OF TENNESSEE……THREE DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; CONNIE DUFFER OF TENNESSEE, SHELIA AND
DAVID HARRISON OF BOWLING GREEN AND LILY WARD OF ADOLPHUS……AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; JOYCE FARLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..21
GRANDCHILDREN AND 27 GREAT-GRANDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/14/20

THE N-F-L  IS EXTENDING   ITS VIRTUAL OFF-SEASON WORKOUTS THROUGH THE END OF MAY……

COACHING AND TRAINING STAFFS HAVE WORKED WITH PLAYERS BY CONDUCTING CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION  AND ON-FIELD ACTIVITIES THROUGH
DIGITAL  APPLICATIONS INSTEAD OF AT TEAM FACILITIES…..WHICH HAVE BEEN CLOSED SINCE LATE MARCH……THE VIRTUAL MEETINGS  CAN BE
HELD  FOUR-HOURS PER DAY….FOUR DAYS PER WEEK…….

AND  ALL 32-TEAM MUST SUBMIT PLANS FOR REOPENING THEIR FACILITIES TO THE LEAGUE BY TOMORROW…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 35
05/12/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS  ANOTHER CONFIRMED  THREE CASES  OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY….

THE PATIENTS  ARE  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ARE  IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING
PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUALS  AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT
24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 35-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENLY  12-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 22 ACTIVE CASES  IN QUARATINE AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……



CORONA UPDATE
05/13/20

DURING HIS CORONA VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 191 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN THE
COMMONWEALTH…..INCLUIDNG 71 NEW CASES IN WARREN COUNTY….AS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES HAVE NOW REACHED SIX-THOUSAND-
853……
AND 10-MORE PEOPLE HAVE DIED…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO 321…..
A SECOND…..16 YEAR OLD  KENTUCKY YOUTH HAS BEEN HOSPITALIZED DUE TO AN INFLAMMATORY ILLNESS RELATED TO THE CORONA-VIRUS….. A
10 YEAR OLD WAS REPORTED HOSPITLIZED MONDAY…..

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS TESTED IS 110-THOUSAND-609…..
AND 25-HUNDRED-46 HAVE RECOVERED FROM THE VIRUS……



MED CENTER HEALTH
05/13/20

MED CENER HEALTH HAS CONFIRMED  95-EMPLOYEES HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN IN MARCH…..

NEARLY 38-HUNDRED WORK FOR MED CENTER HEALTH…..AND 38-EMPLOYEES THAT TESTED POSITIVE HAVE RETURNED  TO WORK…..

MED CENTER HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THE NUMBERS ARE NOT SURPRIZING…..GIVEN THE COMMUNITY-LEVEL SPREAD OF THE VIRUS AND THE SIZE
OF THEIR WORKFORCE…..



GM REOPENING
05/13/20

GENERAL MOTORS HAS ANNOUNCED PLANS TO REOPEN SOME OF ITS MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS ON MAY 18TH……BUT THE CORVETTE PLANT
IN BOWLING GREEN WON’T REOPEN UNTIL MAY 26TH….AND WILL DO SO SLOWLY….

DEMAND FOR THE 20-20 CORVETTE WAS EXPECTED TO BE HIGH AS  G-M UNVEILED A REVOLUNTIONARY…..MID-ENGINE DESIGN……
AND THE ADDED A SECOND SHIFT AT THE PLANT WHICH INCREASED EMPLOYMENT FROM 900 TO AROUND 14-HUNDRED……



HEALTH CARE REOPENING
05/13/20

THE THIRD PHASE OF THE REOPENING OF THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY IN THE COMMONWEALTH BEGINS TODAY……
AS IT ALLOWS HOSPITALS AND CARE FACILITIES TO BEGIN PERFORMING NON-EMERGENCY SURGERIES AND PROCEDURES AT 50-PERCENT OF
THEIR  PRE-COVID-19 PATIENT VOLUMNE…..



SPORTS
05/13/20

THE FIELD IS SET FOR THE 20-20……SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC…..TO BE PLAYED AT ALLEN COUINTY HIGH SCHOOL IN LATE
DECEMBER…….

THE EIGHT GIRLS TEAMS IN THIS YEARS TOUNAMENT ARE FRANKLIN COUNTY….. SOUTH OLDHAM…..BARDSTOWN…..CORIN…..CRITTENDEN
COUNTY…..LOGAN COUNTY…..WARREN CENTRAL…..AND THE HOST LADY PATRIOTS….

PLANS ARE UNDER WAY FOR A BOYS TOURNAMENT AS WELL…..BUT THE TEAMS AND FORMAT HAVE YET TO BE ANNOUNCED……







LOTTERY SALES DOWN
05/12/20

LOTTERY TICKET SALES IN THE COMMONWEALTH  HAVE TAKEN A NOSEDIVE DURING THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..

MEGA MILLIONS  AND POWERBALL JACKPOT SALES ARE DOWN NEARLY 50-PERCENT…..OR JUST OVER NINE-MILLION DOLLARS….AND TOTAL SALES
ARE DOWN 11-MILLION WHEN COMPARED TO LAST YEAR…..

LAST YEAR…….THE LOTTERY GAVE 126-THOUSAND KENTUCKY STUDENTS   MORE THAN 250-MILLION DOLLARS FOR THEIR COLLEGE EXPENSES

AND DESITE  SALES BEING DOWN….LOTTERY OFFICIALS SAY THEY WILL STILL HONOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO SEND THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS TO
COLLEGE THROUGH ITS PROCEEDS…..



CORONA UPDATE
05/12/20

DURING HIS CORONA-VIRUS BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID A 10-YEAR-OLD HAS BECOME THE FIRST KENTUCKY CHILD TO
GO ON A VENTILATOR  DUE TO HIS IMMUNE SYSTEM BEING OVERSTRESSED BY THE CORONA-VIRUS….

SUNDAY  SAW 141 NEW CASES OF THE VIRUS AND THREE DEATHS…..AND YESTERDAY 105 NEW CASES WERE REPORTED AND FOUR MORE
DEATHS….. BESHEAR SAID BOTH DAYS NUMBERS WERE BELOW WHAT THEY HAD BEEN SEEING SINCE MAY LABS DON’T REPORT  OVER THE WEEK-
END…..AND THEY EXPECT THE NUMBERS TO CATCH BACK UP TODAY AND TOMORROW…..

104-THOUSAND-ONE KENTUCKANS HAVE BEEN TESTED…..AND 23-HUNDRED-35 HAVE RECOVED FROM THE VIRUS……



CHINA INVESTIGATION
05/12/20

ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT HE HAS JOINED AN 18-STATE COALITION CALLING ON CONGRESS TO
INVESTIGATE THE COMMUNIST CHINESE GOVERNMENT’S ROLE IN THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..

SOUTH CAROLINA ATTORNEY GENERAL ALAN WILSON IS LEADING THE EFFORT……



DEATH INVESTIGATION
05/12/20

THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO THE DEATH OF A MAN WHO JUMPED OVER A FENCE LAST NIGHT   AND INTO THE RIVER THAT FLOWS INTO LOST
RIVER CAVE…..

AN AUTOPSY WILL BE CONDUCTED TODAY……AS AUTHORITIES HAVENT’ RELEASED ANY  FURTHER INFORMATION……



SHORT
05/12/20

27 YEAR OLD KALEB DANIEL SHORT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY IN BOWLING GREEN……THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OR FUNERAL SERVICES
AND A CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE….

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO WARREN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OR SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY
RESCUE SQUAD…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; NATHAN…..AND HIS MOTHER; KERRI SHORT BOTH OF ARIZONA…..HIS FATHER; DANNY SHORT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..
MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; TRILBY BROWN AND HUSBAND CHARLES……AND PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; LINDA SHORT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
05/12/20


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL OWNERS HAVE APPROVED A PLAN…..THAT WILL BE SUBMITTED TO THE PLAYERS UNION TODAY…..THAT WILL OPEN THE 20-
20 SEASON AROUND THE FOURTH OF JULY…..

THE PROPOSAL  WOULD RESRICT THE SCHEDULE TO ABOUT   82-GAMES…..WITH TEAMS PRIMARILY PLAYING REGONAL OPPONENTS…..REGARDLESS
OF THE LEAGUE……
AND TO EVEN THE PLAYING FIELD…..THE NATIONAL LEAGUE IS EXPECTED TO ADOPT THE DESIGNATED HITTER RULE……







ALLEN COUNTY FIRST DEATH
05/08/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT ALLEN COUNTY HAS SEEN ITS FIRST DEATH FROM THE CORONIA-VIRUS
IN THE PAST 24-HOURS…..

AND THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  IS ALSO REPORTING TWO NEW CASES  OF CORONA-VIRUS IN THE COUNTY……

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 31-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE  COVID-19  OUTBREAK…..
NINE CASES ARE FULLY RECOVED…..
WITH THE REMAINING 21  IN QUARANTINE  AT HOME OR HOSPITALIZED……



SCHOOL REOPENING
05/08/20

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IS ASKING  SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO BE FLEXABLE AS THE CONSIDER PLANS FOR THE START OF THE
NEXT SCHOOL YEAR DURING THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY…..

LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE PLANNING FOR MULTIPLE SITUATIONS THAT COULD OCCUR BEFORE AND AFTER THE START OF THE 20-20-21
SCHOOL YEAR…….AS KENTUCKY EDUCATION OFFICIALS WANT DISTRICTS TO CONSIDER THREE POSSIBILITIES  FOR WHEN THE SCHOOL YEAR
MIGHT START…..

PERHAPS AS  EARLY AS LATE  JULY…..
OR A TRADITIONAL START….
OR A LATER START….PERHAPS  AFTER LABOR DAY



REOPENING DATES
05/08/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR RELEASED A TENTATIVE TIMETABLE YESTERDAY FOR MORE SECTIONS OF KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY TO REOPEN…..

TO START “HEALTHY AT WORK PHASE TWO”…….RRESTAURANTS  WILL BE ABLE TO REOPEN  TO LIMTIED INSIDE CAPACITY ON MAY 22ND…THAT WILL
BE 33-PERCENT PLUS THEY CAN DO UNLIMITED OUTDOOR SEATING……THE  GOVERNOR HAD BEEN POINTING TOWARD JUNE FOR REOPENING
RESTAURANTS…..BUT HE SAID MOVING IT TO MAY 22ND WILL ALLOW THEM TO BE OPEN FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND…..

THE NEXT  IS JUNE FIRST AND WILL INCLUDE MOVIE THEATRES AND FITNESS CENTERS…..
ON JUNE 11TH……PUBLIC AND PRIVATE  CAMPGROUNDS WILL BE ABLE TO REOPEN…….
AND JUNE 15TH IS HIS GOAL TO  HAVE A SAFE PLACE  FOR CHILDCARE AND YOUTH SPORTS……



CORONA UPDATE
05/08/20

DURING HIS  DAILY CORONIA-VIRUS BRIEFING YESTERDAY……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED THERE WERE 208-NEW CASES OF COVID-
19…..BRINGING  THE TOTAL TO SIX-THOUSAND-129…..
THERE WERE ALSO 11 MORE DEATHS…..EIGHT OF WHICH OCCURRED AT LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES…..MAKING 294 SINCE THE PANDEMIC
BEGAN…..

BESHEAR  ALSO ANNOUNCED   THE CORONA-VIRUS  TESTING PROGRAM WILL BE GREATLY EXPANDED AS “FIRST CARE CLINICS”  CAN NOW  PROVIDE  
COVID-19 TESTS AT 13-LOCATIONS   ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……SEVEN  DAYS A WEEK….AND AT NO COST TO EMPLOYEES OR THEIR
EMPLOYERS……



KY UNEMPLOYMENT
05/08/20

ABOUT 80-THOUSAND KENTUCKY RESIDENTS APPLIED FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS LAST WEEK…..WHICH WAS DOWN  11-THOUSAND FROM THE
PRIOR WEEK…..

THE NUMBER OF LAID-OFF KENTUCKY WORKERS SEEKING JOBLESS ASSISTANCE IN THE PAST SEVEN WEEKS IS APPROACHING 700-THOUSAND…..
OR ABOUT ONE-THIRD OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S CIVILIAN WORKFORCE……



SPORTS
05/08/20

THE DATE FOR…..TIGER-PHIL TWO….HAS BEEN SET FOR MAY 24TH AT MEDALIST GOLF CLUB IN FLORIDA……

PHIL MICKELSON AND TIGER WOODS FIRST MET IN TWENTY-18 WITH MICKELSON TAKING HOME THE TROPHY……

AND THIS  TIME THEY WILL BE JOINED BY TOM BRADY AND PAYTON MANNING IN THE  “CHAMPIONS FOR CHARITY”  EVENT…..AS WOODS AND MANNING
WILL TAKE ON MICKELSON AND BRADY







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 28-29
05/07/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER  TWO  CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY AS OF THIS MORNING…..….

THE PATIENTS ARE  UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24-
HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 29-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENTLY  NINE-CASES  HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 20 CASES     IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME……



HUNGER INITIATIVE
05/07/20

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER……DR. RYAN QUARLES…..HAS ANNOUNCED THE DONATION  OF MORE THAN  560-THOUSAND EGGS FROM
“CAL-MAINE FOODS” TO FEEDING KENTUCKY……AS PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICT’S  HUNGER INITIATIVE…..

FEEDING KENTUCKY’S  SEVEN MEMBER FOOD BANK SERVE ALL 120- COUNTIES IN WITH COMMONWEALTH IN PARTNERSHIP WITH A NETWORK OF
OVER 800 LOCAN FOOD PANTRIES AND SHELTER…..THAT REACH ONE-IN-SEVEN KENTUCKIANS EACH YEAR…..

IN  20-19…..MEMBERS DISTRIBUTED 86-MILLION POUNDS OF FOOD AND GROCERY PRODUCTS…..WHICH WAS ENOUGH TO SUPPLY 72-MILLION MEALS
FOR THOSE IN NEED……



SPORTS
05/07/20

CHURCHILL DOWNS WILL OPEN STABLES AT THE TRACK AND TRAINING CENTERS IN PHASES BEGINNING MONDAY…..

THE OPENING OF THE STABLES…..WHICH HAVE BEEN CLOSED SINCE THE END OF DECEMBER FOR WINTER RENOVATIONS…..HAS BEEN DELAYED
SEVERAL TIMES…..

RACING WILL BEGIN AFTER TRACK OFFICIALS EVALUATE ITS INCOMING HORSE POPULATON AND LOAD-IN PROCEDURES…..AND WILL BE FREE OF
SPECTATORS UNTIL HEALTH OFFICIALS APPROVE THEIR RETURN……







REOPENING
05/06/20

AS THE COMMONWEALTH PREPARES TO REOPEN THE ECONOMY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC……THE KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS

PARTNERING WITH THE BESHEAR ADMINISTRATION TO MAKE MASKS AND HAND SANITIZER AVAILABLE TO THOSE BUSINESSES THAT NEED THEM…..

MASKS CAN BE ORDERED  ON LINE AT…..K-Y-CHAMBER-DOT-COM-FORWARD SLASH-MASK-ORDER-FORM…..

AND  HAND SANITIZER IS AVAILABLE FROM THE KENTUCKY DISTILLERS ASSOCIATION AT……K-Y-HAND-SANITIZER-DOT-COM……





MEDICAL REOPENING
05/06/20

THE PHASED IN REOPENING OF MEDICAL FACILITIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH CONTINUES TODAY WITH “PHASE TWO”……WHICH WILL ALLOW
OUTPATIENT SURGERY…..AND AMBULATORY  AND INVASIVE PROCEDURES TO RESUME…..

PHASE THREE OF THE REOPEING WILL BE NEXT WEDNEDAY…..MAY 13TH…..AND PHASE FOUR BEGINS  MAY 27TH…..

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE REOPENING……GO ONLINE TO…..
K-Y-COVID-19-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……..



CORONA UPDATE
05/06/20

KENTUCKY REPORTED THE HIGHEST SINGLE DAY TOTAL OF NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY WITH 625…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC
TOTAL TO FIVE-THOUSAND-822…..HOWEVER…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR WENT ON TO SAY 309 OF THOSE CASES WERE FROM THE GREEN RIVER
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY…..
14 NEW DEATHS WERE ALRO REPORTED YESTERDAY…..

LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES CONTINUE TO BE HIT HARD WITH 16 NEW CASES INVOLVING RESIDENTS…..10 STAFF MAMEBRS…..AND 13 MORE
DEATHS…..



TEACHER HONORED
05/06/20

IN  CONJUNCTION WITH TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK…..WESTERN KENTUCKY HAS ANNOUNCED THE INAUGURAL WINNERS OF THE “W-K-U
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION  AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES’   DISTINGUISHED  EDUCATOR AWARDS….WHICH CELEBRATE THE INDIVIDUAL AND
SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS  EDUCATORS  MAKE TO THE TEACHING PROFESSION……

AND RECEIVING THE “SECONDARY AWARD”…..WAS JEREMY BYRN FROM ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…….



HERRINGTON
05/06/20

76 YEAR OLD MARY WEST HERRINGTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE HELD  TOMORROW (THURS) AT UNION CHAPEL CEMETERY…..DRIVE-THRU VISITATION WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS) FROM 12NOON TO ONE-30 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND IT’S ASKED THAT ATENDEES REMAIN IN THEIR VEHICLES…..EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO UNION CHAPEL CEMETERY FUND OR THE CHARITY OF YOUR CHOICE…..
SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; HOWARD HERRINGTON…..FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; CLINT AND SHERRY WEST AND ERIC WEST ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE….TYLER AND KATE WEST OF BOWLING GREEN AND AARON AND REBECCA WEST OF TENNESSEE……TWO STEP-DAUGHTERS AND
STEP-SONS-IN-LAW; TERRI AND BRUCE STANLEY AND CATHY AND GARY BARNES ALL OF FRANKLIN….. FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; WILL
AND BRENDA HUNTSMAN OF ALVATON, EDWARD AND BEVERLY HUNTSMAN OF SMITHS GROVE, HAROLD HUNTSMAN OF WOODBURN AND RICKIE AND
KIM HUNTSMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; MARTHA AND KENNETH MORRISON OF FRANKIFORT, AND BRENDA
AND PHILLIP ARTERBURN AND LENDA AND JACKIE SMITH ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN, THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND
THREE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/06/20

KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION COMMISSIONER JULIAN TACKETT SAYS HE IS PREPARING FOR HIGH SCHOOL CAMPUSES TO BE
SHUT DOWN UNTIL AUGUST FIRST….AND HAVING OR NOT SPORTS THIS FALL IS A TOSS UP RIGHT NOW…..

BECAUSE OF THE CORONA-VIRUS……THERE WAS NO CONCLUSION TO THE GIRLS AND BOYS   SWEET-16   AND ALL SPRING SPORTS   WERE
CANCELLED….







CORONA UPDATE
05/05/20

DURING HIS DAILY BRIEFING YESTEDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 163-NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY…..BRINGING
THE TOTAL TO FIVE-THOUSAND-245….AS-WELL-AS EIGHT ADDITIONAL DEATHS….MAKING 261 KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES SINCE THE
PANDEMIC BEGAN….

LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES HAVE NOW SEEN 812 CASES OF COVID-19 AMONG RRESIDENTS……321-STAFF MEMBERS…..AND 139-DEATHS…..WITH
ALL BUT TWO BEING RRESIDENTS…..

MEDICAL AND NURSING SCHOOL STUDENTS HAE VOLUNTEERED THEIR SERVICES TO HELP STAFF MEMBERS AT LONG-TERM CARE CENTERS  AND
PUBLIC HEALTH COMMISISONER…..DR. ROBERT STACK…..SAYS 40 OR MORE REMAIN DEPLOYED AT DIFFERENT FACILITIES……



TRAVEL BAN UNCONSTITUTIONAL
05/05/20

A FEDERAL JUDGE HAS RULED THAT GOVERNOR ANY BESHEAR’S RESTRICTION ON TRAVEL AMID THE PANDEMIC IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL….BUT
JUDGE WILLIAM BERTELSMAN SIDED WITH THE GOVERNOR ON HIS BAN OF MASS GATHERING  IN A RULING ISSUED YESTERDAY….

BESHEAR SAID LAST NIGHT THAT HE WAS AWARE OF THE RULING AND WAS WILLING TO AMEND THE TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS……AS BERTELSMAN
WROTE IN A FOOTNOTE THAT  “MINOR AMENDMENTS TO THE REGULATIONS MIGHT ALLEVIATE THE PROBLEMS”



GAS LINE EXPLOSION
05/05/20

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS ARE INVESTIGATION A GAS PIPELINE EXPLOSION…..AND RESULTING FIRE…..IN FLEMING COUNTY YESTERDAY  
AFTERNOON…..

THE PIPLE LINE EXPLOSION WAS THREE MILES OUTSIDE HILLSBORO AND NO INJURIES OR DAMAGE WERE REPORTED…..

THE PIPELINE BELONGS TO TEXAS EASTERN……



SPORTS
05/05/20

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL IS EXPLORING VAROUS OPTIONS THAT COULD ALLOW THE SEASON TO START IF THE MEDICAL SITUATION
ALLOWS……INCLUDING A PLAN IN WHICH THE 30-TEAMS MIGHT BE SPLIT INTO THREE REGIONAL DIVISIONS…..WITH TH TEAM BEING RESTRICTED TO
PLAY WITHIN THEIR REGION…..

IF USED…..THE PLAN WOULD BREAK UP THE TRADITIONAL ALIGNMENT OF THE AMERICAN AND NATIONAL LEAGUES……AND WOULD CUT TRAVEL
DURING THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 19
05/01/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY TODAY….

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTCT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 19-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENTLY  SIX-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 13 IN QUARATINE AT HOME……



CORONA UPDATE
05/04/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR RETURNED TO HOLDING HIS DAILY PRESS BREIFING ON THE CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY…..AFTER TAKING THE FIRST
DAY OFF SINCE EARLY MARCH ON SATURDAY……

HE ANNOUNCED  THERE WERE 173-NEW CASES REPORTED ON SATURDAY AND ANOTERH 80-YESERDAY…..BRINGING THE PANDEMIC TOTAL TO  AT
LEAST            FIVE-THOUSAND-130…..THERE WERE FIVE NEW DEATHS  REPORTED ON SATURDAY AND NONE YESTERDAY…..

LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES CONTINUE TO BE HIT HARD…..WITH 43-NEW RESIDENT CASES REPORTED THIS WEEKEND…..NINE STAFF MEMBERS…..
AND FOUR RESIDENT DEATHS…..

BESHEAR SAID HE HAS SEVERAL GOALS FOR THIS WEEK…..WITH THE FIRST BEING TO GET ALL THE GUIDANCE UP FOR BUSINESSES THAT START MAY
11…..
AND PHASE TWO OF RELAXING HEALTHCARE RESTRICTIONS…..



BRADD LOAN PROGRAM
05/04/20

THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT HAS STARTED A MICO-LOAN PROGRAM TO SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY COVID-
10…..

UTILIZING ITS EXISTING ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION REVOLVING LOAN FUND……THE BRADD BOARD OF DIRECTORS  EXECUTIVE
COUNCIL HAS APPROVED THE ALLOCATION OF 100-THOSUAND DOLLARS IN FUNDING TO BE SET ASIDE FOR MICRO-LOANS RANGING   FROM  FIVE-TO
25-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR MEETING SHORT-TEM WORKING CAPITAL NEEDS…..

THE LOAN APPLICATION  CAN BE FOUND ON LINE AT…..BRADD-DOT-ORG……OR CALL TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-23-81……



FEDERAL APPEALS COURT
05/04/20

A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT ON SATURDAY DECLINED TO BLOCK GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S TEMPORARY BAN ON MASS GATHERINGS FROM
APPLYING TO “IN-PERSON” RELIGION SERVICES….

THE RULING CAME SOON AFTER MARYVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH ASKED THE SIXTH  U-S CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS FOR AN EMERGENCY ORDER
STOPPING BESHEAR’S MASS GATHERING BAN FROM BEING ENFORCED AGAINST RELIGIOU SERVICES…..

THE THREE JUDGE PANEL CLEARED  THE WAY FOR THE CHURCH TO HOLD  “DRIVE-IN” WORSHIP SERVICES WHILE ADHERING TO PUBLIC HEALTH
REQUIREMENTS…..

BESHEAR RECENTLY ANNOIUNCED THAT PLACES OF WORSHIP IN THE COMMONWEALTH WILL BE ABLE TO ONCE AGAIN HOLD “IN-PEOSN” SERVICES
STARTING MAY 20TH…….AS PART OF A BROADER PLAN TO GRADUALLY REOPEN KENUCKY’S ECONOMY…..



BARREN RIVER SEARCH
05/04/20

THE SEARCH FOR A MAN WHO JUMPED OFF THE COLLEGE STREET PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE……OVER BARREN  RIVER…..WAS CALLED OFF YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON DUE TO THE WEATHER….

REPORTEDLY TWO PEOPLE  JUMPED OFF THE BRIDGE FRIDAY AFTERNOON….ONE PERSON SWAM TO SHORE…..BUT THE OTHER PERSON NEVER
RESURFACED……



PLANE CRASH
05/04/20

THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION IS INVESTIGATING THE CRASH OF A         DE-HAVILLAND  BI-PLANE  AT THE BOWLING GREEN/WARREN
COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT SATURDAY MORNING…..

THE PILOT WAS UNINJURED IN THE CRASH WHICH HAPPENED AT THE END OF RUNWAY-THREE…..



SPORTS
05/04/20

THE  NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE IS PLANNING TO PLAY A FULL SEASON…. THOUGH IT’S UNCERTAIN RIGHT NOW WHAT IT WILL LOOK LIKE….

AN  N-F-L SPOKESPERSON SAID THAT THE 20-20 SCHEUDLE WAS INTENED FOR RELASE AFTER THE DRAFT…..AND  IT’S PLANNED  FOR RELEASE  BY
THE END OF THIS WEEK….WITH THE KICK-OFF  GAME THURSDAY-SEPTEMBER 10TH AND CONCLUDING WITH THE SUPER BOWL ON  FEBRUARY-
SEVETH  IN TAMPA……

BUT THE LEAGUE IS PLANNING SEVERL CONTINGENCIES BECAUSE OF THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..THAT COULD LEAD TO  EVERYTHING FROM
A DELAYED START TO A  LATE-WINTER SUPER BOWL……







ALLEN COUNTY CASE 18
05/01/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY TODAY….

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTCT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24-HOURS…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF 18-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENLY  SIX-CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING 12 IN QUARATINE AT HOME……



KY BUDGET SHORTFALL
05/01/20

A NEW REPORT FROM THE KENTUCKY BUDGET DIRECTOR’S OFFICE SHOWS A POTENTIAL GENERAL FUND REVENUE  SHORTFALL OF   319-TO-496
MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE 20-20 FISCAL YEAR THAT   ENDS JUNE 30TH….

WHILE GENERAL FUND REVENUE GROWTH WAS  THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT THROUGH THE FIRST  THREE QUARTERS OF THE FISCAL YEAR…..
FOURTH QUARTER GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS ARE ESTIMATED TO RANGE FROM 18-POINT-TWO TO 23-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT LESS THAT FOURTH
QUARTER RECEIPTS IN FISCAL YEAR 20-19…..

GENERAL FUND REVENUES IN THE FIRST HALF OF FISCAL YEAR -21 ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO FALL ANOTHER 10-POINT-FIVE TO 17-POINT-TWO
PERCENT……

THE ROAD FUND REVENUE  SHORTFALL IS PROJECT TO RANGE  FROM   116-TO-195 MILLION DOLLARS…..REFLECTING A  SEVEN-POINT-FIVE TO 12-
POINT-FIVE PERCENT  REVENUE SHORTFALL COMPARED TO THE OFFCIAL ESTIMATE…..AS ROAD FUND RECEIPTS ARE ESTIMATED TO RANGE FROM  
36-POINT-EIGHT TO 55-POINT-TWO PERENT LESS THAN THE PRIOR YEAR……



CORONA UPDATE
05/01/20

DURING HIS DAILY CORONA-VIRUS BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THERE WERE 174 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 AND FIVE
MORE DEATHS IN THE COMMONWEALTH….BRINGING  THE TOTAL CASES TO FOUR-THOUSAND-708 AND 240 DEATHS SINCE THE START OF THE
PANDEMIC……

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES CONTINUE TO BE HIT HARD WITH 74 FACILITIES ACCOUNTING FOR JUST OVER HALF OF THE DEATHS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH….

YESTERDAY…..LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES REPORTED  24-NEW CASES   AMONG RESIDENTS…..FIVE STAFF MEMBERS….AND TWO RESIDENTS  
DIED…..
THAT BRINGS THOSE TOTALS TO 727 RESIDENTS…..307 STAFF….AND 122 DEATHS…. 121 OF WHICH WERE RESIDENTS……



UNEMPLOYMENT
05/01/20

NEARLY 91-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS APPLIED FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS LAST WEEK…..WHICH WAS ACTUALLY DOWN 13-THOUSAND  FROM
THE PRIOR WEEK…..
AS THE RANKS OF LAID-OFF KENTUCKY WORKERS SEEKING JOBLESS ASSISANCE  IN THE PAST SIX-WEEKS HAS SWELLED TO NEARLY  600-
THOUSAND…..WHICH IS ABOUT  30-PERCENT  OF  THE COMMONWEALTH’S CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE……



NEW JUSTICE
05/02/20

J-CHRISTOPHER MCNEILL WILL BE SWORN IN TODAY AS THE NEWEST KENTUCKY COURT OF APPEALS JUDGE…..

MCNEILL WAS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR TO SERVE THE FIRST  APPELLATE DISTRICT…..DIVISION  ONE…..WHICH INCLUDES ALLEN….BUTLER…..
LOGAN…. SIMPSON…..AND TODD COUNTIES…..

MCNEILL SUCCEEDS JUSTICE CHRISTOPHER  NICKELL WHO WAS ELECTED  TO THE SUPREME COURT IN NOVEMBER…………



SOUTH WARREN TESTING
05/02/20

REGISTRATION IS BACK OPEN FOR  DRIVE-THRU…..CORONA VIRUS TESTING AT SOUTH WARREN HIGH SCHOOL NEXT WEEK…..

HOWEVER…..TO BE TESTED….YOU MUST GO ON-LINE TO THE  “KROGER HEALTH WEBSITE” TO REGISTER FOR A TIME SLOT……

ANYONE NEEDING HELP TO PRE-REGISTER ON-LINE  CAN CALL…..EIGHT-EIGHT-EIGHT-EIGHT-FIVE-TWO-25-67…….



SPORTS
05/01/20

THIS YEAR’S LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES HAS BEEN CANCELLED…..AS OFFICIALS SAID IT WOULD  BE IMPOSSIBLE TO HOLD THE EVENT AMID ON-
GOING RESTRICTIONS ON LARGE GATHERINGS  AND TRAVEL…..

THE LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES HAS BEEN HELD EVERY AUGUST SINCE 1947…… AND HAD NEVER BEEN CANCELED BEFORE……







KENTUCKY REOPENING
04/30/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR…..YESTERDAY….. UNVEILED THE MOST SPECIFIC TIMELINE YET FOR REOPENING KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY……
THE FIRST PHASE BEGINS MAY 11TH WITH MANUFACTURING….CONSTRUCTION…. VEHICLE AND BOAT DEALERSHIPS….. PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
WITH 50-PEECENT CAPACITY…..HORSE RACING WITH NO FANS AND PET GROOMING AND BOARDING…..
PHASE ONE CONTINEUS MAY 20TH WITH RETAIL BUSINESSES REOPENING  AND HOUSES  OF WORSHIP  MAY RESUME “IN-PERSON” SERVICES”  WITH
A LIMITED CAPACITY…..
PHASE ONE CONCLUDES ON MAY 25TH BY ALLOWING 10-PERSON SOCIAL GATHERINGS…..BARBERS…..SALONS….COSMETOLOTY BUSINESSES AND
SIMILAR SERVICES TO REOPEN…..
THE GOVERNOR DID SAY ALL ASPECTS OF PHASE ONE ARE “SUBJECT TO PAUSE”…..

RESTAURANTS…..DAYCARES….PUBLIC POOLS….AND SUMMER CAMPS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN PHASE ONE…..ALTHOUGH THE GOVERNOR DID SAY
THEY ARE WORKING TO SEE OF DAYCARES WILL OPEN SOMETIME IN JUNE…..

AND NO TIMETABLE WAS GIVEN AS TO WHEN THE SECOND PHASE WILL BEGIN……



HEALTHY AT HOME
04/30/20

A NEW STUDY RELEASED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY INDICATES GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S…….”HEALTHY AT HOME” SOCIAL DISTANCING
EFFORTS…..HAVE HAS A MAJOR EFFECT ON REDUCING THE NUMBER OF CORONA-VIRUS CASES IN KENTUCKY…..

ACCORDING TO THE STUDY……CONFIRMED    COVID-19 CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH WOULD HAVE REACHED NEARLY  45-THOUSAND  BY APRIL
25TH  WITHOUT ANY  IMPOSED SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES…..RATHER THAN THE  43-HUNDRED-75 AS OF APRIL 28TH……

IN OTHER WORDS…..THE RESTRICTIONS HAVE PREVENTED MORE THAN 90-PERCENT OF CONFIRMED CASES THAT WOULD HAVE OTHERWISE
OCCURRED…….AND HAVE SAVED APPROXIMATELY TWO-THOUSAND LIVES……



CORONA UPDATE
04/30/20

DURING HIS DAILY CORONA VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY….GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED   184-NEW CASES OF  COVID-19 IN THE
COMMONWWELTH….. ALONG WITH 10-MORE DEATHS……

THAT BRINGS THE PANDEMIC TOTLS TO AT LEAST  FOUR-THOUSAND-539 CASES AND 235 DEATHS……

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES…..SUCH AS NURSING HOMES…..CONTINUE TO BE HIT HARD BY THE CORONA-VIRUS…..AS THERE HAVE NOW BEEN  703
CASES INVOLVING RESIDENTS…..302-STAFF CASES…..AND 119 RESIDENT DEATHS….ALONG WITH ONE STAFF MEMBER WHO DIED FROM THE
DISEASE…..



DAVIS
04/30/20

59 YEAR OLD DARLENE KAY DAVIS OF FRANKLIN…..AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..DIED TUESDAY AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON NURSING AND
REHAB….. THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OR SERVICES AS CREMATION WAS CHOSEN……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; BRENDA AND BRADLEY LINDQUIST OF SCOTTSVILLE…….A BROTHER; RANDY MCINTOSH…..A
SISTER; MARSHA  MURPHY…..TWO STEP-SISTERS; DONNA MCCOMICK  AND JEWELL SULLIVAN…..AND AN ADOPTED  SISTER; DEBBIE CHAPMAN ALL OF
INDIANA…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



HURT
04/30/20

95 YEAR OLD REV. CECIL HURT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB…..PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE
HELD TOMORROW (FRI) AT MT. UNION GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONSS TO ST.
JUDE’S…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  DON OF SCOTTSVILLE AND ROGER AND WAYNETTE OF OHIO…..A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; ANN
DURRETT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER; MARIE LAWSON OF WASHINGTON…..TWO HALF-BROTHERS;  DENVER AND DAVID HURT BOTH OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A HALF-SISTER; GLADA HASTINGS AND HUSBAND; ALBERT OF TENNESSEE……SIX GRANDCHILDREN, FIVE GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN  AND A GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/30/20

THE “BASEBALL HALL OF FAME”  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT HAS CANCELED THE  JULY 26TH INDUCTION CEREMONY BECAUSE OF THE
CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC……

INSTEAD  .THE CLASS WILL BE INCLUDED IN NEXT YEAR’S INDUCTION FESTIVIES….. ON  JULY 25TH…..ALONG WITH ANY ADDITIONAL  NEW CHOICES…..







CORONA UPDATE
04/29/20

DURING HIS DAILY CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 29-NEW CASES IN WARREN COUNTY…..PLACING  
BOWLING IN THE TOP-10 LOCATIONS FOR CORONA-VIRUS GROWTH…..

THE GOVERNOR ANNOUNCED A TOTAL OF 230-NEW CASSES YESTERDAY….. BRINGING THE COMMONWEALTH’S  TOTAL TO FOUR-THOUSAND-375
CASES…..        12-MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED MAKING   224 SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN……

METCALFE AND OWEN COUNTIES HAD THEIR FIRST CASES REPORTED……MEANING THE NUMBER OF COUNTIES WITHOUT A CASE   IS NOW EIGHT…..

LONG-TERM CARE  FACILITIES  CONTINUE TO BE HIT HARD WITH 65-NEW CASES AMONG RESIDENTS…….10-STAFF MEMBERS…..AND THREE
DEATHS……  



CHURCH BAN
04/29/20

DURING A PRESS CONFERENCE YESTERDAY…..KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON CALLED UPON GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR TO
REOPEN CHURCHS TO “IN-PERSON” SERVICES OR FACE LEGAL ACTION…..

CAMERON SAID HE SEES THE BAN AS A VIOLATON OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT…..AS IT PERTAINS TO FREEDOM OF RELIGION…..CAMERON WENT ON
THE SAY THAT HE WASN’T ADVOCATING FOR AN IMMEDIATE RESUPMTION OF “IN-PERSON”  SERVICES….AND HE FELT RELIGION LEADERS WOULD
FOLLOW GUIDANCE FROM HEALTH EXPERTS…..

ON MARCH 19TH…..BESHEAR ISSUED AN ORDER BANNING ALL MASS GATHERINGS  IN AN EFFORT TO HALT THE SPREAD OF THE CORONA-VIRUS…..



FISCAL COURT
04/29/30

ALLEN FISCAL COURT  HELD  A…..VIRTUAL “SKYPE” MEETING LAST NIGHT…..AND APPROVED USING AN  88-THOUSAND-500 DOLLAR HOMELAND
SECURITY GRANT TO  PURCHASE NEW REPEATERS FOR THE NINE-ONE-ONE SYSTEM……

THE COURT ALSO APPROVED A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT JUST OVER  ONE-MILLION DOLLARS IN MUNICIPAL ROAD AID FUNDS FROM THE KENTUCKY
TRANSPORTATON CABINET……



MITCHELL
04/29/20
06:05AM

41 YEAR OLD BRIAN MICHAEL MITCHELL OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE
HELD AT ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; HUNTER AND AUSTIN BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO DAUGHTERS; ALLY AND ASHTON MITCHELL BOTH OF
TENNESSEE…..HIS FATHER; MIKE MITCHELL AND WIFE; BLANCA OF SCOTTSVILLE……HIS MOTHER; BOBBIE CALDWELL AND HUSBAND BILLY OF
ADOLPHUS…..AND A SISTER; HEATHER CENTERS OF SCOTTSVILLE………..



STEPHENS
04/29/20

52 YEAR OLD ANGELA LEIGH STEPHENS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT CENTENNIAL MEDICAL CENTER…..PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
HELD AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND IN LIEU OF FLOWER…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATONS TO HOPE LODGE IN
NASHVILLE…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; RICKY STEPHENS…..A SON; CODY OF BOWLING GREEN…..HER FATHER; JAMES COOK AND WIFE SANDY OF
BOWLING GREEN…..HER MOTHER; MARCELLA PERKINS  OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CINDY AND NATHAN FARLEY OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND JENNIFER AND TODD MISENER OF OKLAHOMA…..AND A STEP-BROTHER AND STEP-SISTER-IN-LAW; MICHAEL AND KATHY LYLE OF
BOWLING GREEN….A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…….



SPORTS
04/29/20

THE  20-20 MIDWEST ALL-STAR GAME…..THAT WAS TO HAVE BEEN PLAYED AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK….HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO  COVID-
19…..

BOWLING GEEN WILL HOST THE EVENT IN JUNE OF NEXT YEAR……AND ANY TICKET PURCHASED  FOR  THIS YEAR’S ALL-STAR GAME AND ITS
RELATED EVENTS….WILL BE HONORED IN  20-21….

THE HOT RODS ARE ALSO OFFERING A REFUND OPTION……







ALLEN COUNTY COVID 13TH CASE
04/28/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION RREQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NECT 24-
HOURS……

ALLEN COUNTY NOW  HAS A TOTAL OF 13-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE   START OF THE   COVID-19 OUTBREAK……

CURRENTLY…..FIVE CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE…..
WITH THE REMAINING EIGHT IN QUARANTINE AT HOME……



CORONA UPDATE
04/28/20

DURING HIS CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY……
GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUCNED  87-NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN KENTUCKY…..ALONG WITH FIVE ADDITIONAL DEATHS…..THE
COMMONWALTH HAS NOW SEEN AT LEAST FOUR-THOUSAND-146  CASES AND 213 DEATHS….

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES…..SUCH AS  NURSING HOMES….CONTINUE TO BE DEAVASTATED BY THE VIRUS……NINE NEW CASES INVOLVING
RESIDENTS  WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY…..FOUR TO STAFF MEMBERS…..AND THREE RESIDENT DEATHS…..

BESHEAR ALSO SAID ALL OUTSTANDIG UNEMPLOYMENT  CLAIMS…..FILED  IN MARCH….. WILL BE PROCESSED  BY THE END OF THE WEEK…….



HEALTH CARE REOPENING
04/28/20

SPEAKING AT GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S DAILY CORONA-VIRU BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..PUBLIC HEALTH COMMISSIOER DR. STEVEN STACK
ANNOUNCED THE SCHEDULE FOR PHASED HEALTHCARE REOPENING IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..

PHASE ONE WHICH STARTED YESTERDAY…..ALLOWS  FOR ALL OUTPATIENT SERVICES…..
PHASE TWO WILL BEGIN MAY SIXTH AND WILL ALLOW OUTPATIENT SURGERY……
PHASE THREE BEGINS MAY 13TH…..WITH SOME IN-PATIENT SURGERIES RESUMING……
AND A LARGER NUMBER OF IN-PATIENT SURGERIES WILL BE ALLOWED DURING PHASE FOUR….WHICH STARTS MAY 27TH…..

GOVERNOR BESHEAR ALSO ANNOUNCED THE GRADUAL REOPENING OF BUSINESSES STARTING MAY 11TH…….WHEN IT WILL BE MANDATORY FOR
EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMERS TO WEAR MASKS AT BUSINESSES….
AND THE GOVERNOR SAID  ALL KENTUCKIANS SHOULD BEGINNING WEARING MASKES BEFORE   MAY 11TH…….



US ATTORNEY
04/28/20

THE SECOND FULL-TIME ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY…..ASSIGNED TO THE NEWLY STAFFED BOWLING GREEN OFFICE…..WAS SWORN IN
YESTERDAY…..

WARREN COUNTY NATIVE MARK  YURCHISIN  JOINS BRANCH CHIEF…..MADISON SEWELL……WHO IS THE FIRST EVER…..FULL-TIME ASSISTANT  
UNITED STATED ATTORNEY BASED IN BOWLING GREEN…..



FISCAL COURT
04/28/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT WILL MEET TONIHT…..AT SIX…..WITH A CIRTUAL MEETING ON SKYPE…….

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN THE MEETING……CONTACT THE JUDGE EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE FOR ACCESS SET-UP…….



WEST
04/28/20

74 YEAR OLD WILMA DEE WEST OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT COMMONWEALTH REGIONAL SPECIALITY HOSPITAL……PRIVATE GRAVESIDE
SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..AND A  “DRIVE-THRU”  WILL BE HELD FROM ONE TO TWO THIS AFTERNOON AT
GOAD FUNERAL HOME……AND IT’S ASKED THAT YOU REMAIN IN YOUR VEHICLES….
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO HIGHLAND GENERAL BAPTIST VHUECH…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JUNIOR AND PAT BRAY OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GLEN AND PAM WEST OF BOWLING GREEN…..
A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KIM ND TIMMY DUKE OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO STEP-DAUGHTERS AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW; PAM AND DONALD CARMON
AND LISA AILOR ALL OF TENNESSEE…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; BUCK AND KAREN CORNWELL AND MIKEY CORNWELL…….AND A
SISTER; PANSY POWELL ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….. FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



TILLEY
04/28/20

70 YEAR OLD RALPH EUGENE TILLEY DIED THURSDAY AT SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER……PRIVATE SERVICES AND BURIAL AT CRESCENT
HILL CEMETERY WILL BE HELD….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; KIM TILLEY…..AND STEP-DAUGHTER; TIFFANY WILLIS BOTH OF TENNESSEE…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/28/20

ONE PROFESSIONAL SPORT WAS BACK IN BUSINESS  LAST WEEK-END….AS THE PROFESIONAL  BULL RIDERS TOUR  HELD AN EVENT IN GUTHRIE-
OKLAHOMA…..AS TOP BULL RIDERS FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY COMPETED IN FRONT OF EMPTY STANDS…...BUT FOR A TELEVISION AUDIENCE…..
AND THEY MAY HAVE SET THE TEMPLATE FOR ALL OTHER MAJOR SPORTS TO  FOLLOW….







CORONA UPDATE
04/27/20

KENTUCKY NOW  HAS MORE THAN FOUR-THOUSAND CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS….. GOVENOR ANDY BESHEAR MADE THAT ANNOUNCEMENT DURING
HIS DAILY BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..

THE GOVERNOR  SAID THERE WERE  202 NEW CASES……MAKING THE TOTAL FOUR-THOUSAND-74……THREE MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO
REPORTED…..THE LOWEST NUMBER IN SEVERAL DAYS……BRINGING  THAT TOTAL TO 208……

LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES…..SUCH AS NURSING HOMES….HAD ONE OF THE LOWEST NUMBERS OF NEW CASES FOR SEVERAL DAYS
YESTERDAY….. WITH EIGHT NEW CASES AMONG RESIDENTS…..SEVEN  STAFF MAMBERS….AND ONE NEW DEATH….
BESHEAR DID NOTE PART OF THE REASON FOR LOWER NUMBERS  IS THAT SOME LABS DON’T REPORT ON SUNDAYS……



HEALTH REOPENING
04/27/20

THE COMMONWEALTH IS PARTIALLY LIFTING SOME OF THE CORONA-VIRUS RESTRCTIONS ON HEALTH CARE TODAY……AS REGUALR MEDICAL
SERVICES IN CEATAIN SETTING WILL RESUME TODAY IN HEALTHCARE CLINICS AND MEDICAL OFFICES……

SOME OF THE SERVICES RESUMING ARE OUTPATIENT HOSPITAL SERVICES….. PHYSICAL THERAPPY AND CHIROPRATIC SERVICES…..AND
OPTOMETRISTS AND DENTAL OFFICES……

TRADITIONAL WAITING ROOMS WILL BE ELIMINATED IN FAVOR OF ALTERNATIVES SUCHH AS A PARKING LOT LOBBY WHERE YOU WAIT IN YOUR
VEHICLE FOR A TEXT MESSAGE TELLING YOU TO COME IN…..AND MAINTAINING SOCIAL DISTANCING…..

PROVIDERS AND STAFF WILL HAVE TO WEAT MASKS…..AND ALL OTHERS ENTERING THE FACILITIES WILL ALSO HAVE TO WEAR MASKS…..WHICH
LIKELY HAVE TO BE PROVIDED BY THE OFFICE……



TESTING SITES
04/27/20

11-DRIVE THRU TESTING SITES…..FOR ANY ONE…..WILL BE OPEN IN THE COMMONWEALTH THIS WEEK…..INCLUDING ONE AT SOUTHWARREN HIGH
SCHOL…..


THE SOUTH WARREN SITE WAS TO HAVE PROVIDED TESTS TUESDAY THRU THURSDAY……WITH OFFICIALS HOPING TO TEST 300 PEOPLE A DAY……

THAT TESTING SITE   AT SOUTH WARREN HAS BEEN EXTENDED THRU FRIDAY AND INTO NEXT WEEK……AS ALL TESTING APPOINTMENTS FOR THIS
WEEK ARE FULL……




SPORTS
04/27/20

APPARENTLY THIS WEEK END’S……N-F-L DRAFT  WAS A HIT ON TELEVISION…..AS  IT AVERAGED A RECORD EIGHT-POINT-FOUR MILLION VIEWERS
OVER THE THREE DAYS…..BEATING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF  SIX-POINT-TWO MILLION SET LAST YEAR…..

THE  DRAFT WAS THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT LIVE SPORTING EVENT SINCE THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC GROUND EVERYTHING  TO A HALT……







ALLEN COUNTY NINTH CASE
04/24/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERONS
WHO MAY HAV BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT  24-
HOURS……

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS HAD A TOTAL OF NINE-CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…….
CURRENTLY FOUR CASES HAVE FULLY RECOVERED AND ARE OFF QUARANTINE….. WITH THE REMAINING FIVE IN QUARATINE AT HOME……



ALLEN  MARCH UNEMPLOYMENT
04/24/20

THE CORONA-VIRUS HAD A BIG EFFECT ON ALLEN COUNTY’S  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN MARCH…..ACCORDING TO THE  KENTUCKY CENTER FOR
STATISTICS…...AS THE JOBLESS RATE  ROSE FROM  THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN FEBRUARY…..TO FIVE-POINT-THREE   PERCENT IN
MARCH……AND THIS MARCH’S  UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE WAS ALSO ABOVE THE  FOUR-POINT-FIVE  PERCENT  RECORDED IN MARCH OF LAST YEAR…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…….JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM FIVE-POINT THREE PERCENT   IN ALLEN, LOGAN AND
WARREN COUNTIES…..TO SEVEN-POINT-FOUR PERCENT   IN HART COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH……UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ROSE  IN  117-COUNTIES…..FELL IN ONE…..AND STAYED THE SAME IN TWO…..
OLDHAM COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE AT FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 18-POINT-ONE PERCENT……







TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUNDS
04/23/20

ACCORDING TO ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON…..KENTUCKY HAS RECEIVED ALMOST 113-MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE ANNUAL  
SETTLEMENT PAYMENT FROM THE TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT  AGREEMENT…..

THE FUNDS SUPPORT IMPORTANT PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH……INCLUDING AGRICULTURAL  DIVERSIFICATION INITIATIVES…..
AND HEALTH AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS…..

SINCE BEING SIGNED   IN 1998…..KENTUCKY HAS RECEIVED MORE THAN TWO-POINT-TWO BILLION DOLLARS FROM TOBACCO
MANUFACTURERS……WHO AGREED TO CONTINUING MAKING PAYMENTS AS LONG AS THE PARTICIPATING MANUFACTURERS SELL CIGARETTES….



CRIME STOPPERES
04/23/20

SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY CRIME STOPPERS IS SEEKING YOUR  HELP IN FINDING AN ALLEN COUNTY WOMAN WHOSE BEEN MISSING SINCE  TWO-
TOUSAND….

23 YEAR OLD PEGGY SUE ASHLEY WAS LAST SEEN AT TWO O’CLOCK IN THE MORNING….ON JULY  29TH….TWO-THOUSAND….GETTING INTO A TRUCK
AT THE   A-O SMITH PLANT……

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE AND THE F-B-I HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING LEADS SINCE THEN….. AND DO HAVE A PERSON OF INTEREST…..HOWEVER…..ANY
DETAILS THAT SOMEONE MAY KNOW COULD ASSIST IN A  RESOLUTION OF THE CASE…..

CONTACT  CRIME STOPPERS AT….SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE CLUE…..OR EIGHT-SIX-SIX-EIGHT-FOUR-TWO-CLUE…… OR ONLINE AT SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE-
DOT-COM……  



CITY COUNCIL
04/23/20

THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING……IN CONJUNCTION WITH A SPECIAL CALLED MEETING THIS AFTERNOON AT ONE….FOR
COMMENTS AND DISCUSSION  TO NAME THE NEW BRIDGE IN SCOTTSVILLE OVER BAYS FORK CREEK ON OLD GALLATIN ROAD IN HONOR OF FORMER
MAYOR ROB CLINE…..

ANY PERSON WANTIN TO PARTICPE IN THE MEETING WILL NEED TO LOG-ON TO THE “ZOOM MEETING” I-D….878-624-0890……WITH PASSWORD:  
511362……..



CORONA UPDATE
04/23/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT AN EXPANDED TESTING PROGRAM FOR THE CORONA-VIRUS WILL BE AVAILABLE
STARTING MONDAY……
AND SOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES WILL BEGIN AGAIN AT HOSPITALS AND HEALTH CARE CLINICS…..

BEGINNING MONDAY……IN-PERSON DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY…..NON-URGENT EMERGENT CARE……PRE-ANESTHESIA TESTING…..AND AMBULATORY
VISITS WILL BE ALLOW…..

NEW  DRIVE-THRU TESTING SITES WILL OPEN NEXT WEEK…. INCLUDING ONE AT SOUTH WARREN HIGH SCHOOL……AND THE EXPANDED TESTING
PROGRAM WILL BE AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE….

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ANNOUCNED 196 NEW CASES OF THE VIRUS AND 14-MORE DEATHS…..BRINGING THE TOTALS TO 33-HUNDRED-73  AND 185-
RESPECTIVELY……



VIRUS DRUG
04/23/20

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE RESEARCHERS SAY THEY HAVE DEVELOPED A TECHNOLOGY THAT IS BELIEVED TO BLOCK THE CORONA-VIRUS FROM
INFECTING HUMAN CELLS….

U-OF-L  IS SEEKING TO FAST-TRACK DEVELOPMENT……INCLUDING APPLICATION TO THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION FOR APPROVAL TO
START TREATING PATIENTS SERIOUSLY AFFECTED WITH  COVID-19…….



SPORTS
04/23/20

THE N-F-L  DRAFT BEGINS TODAY AND RUNS THRU SATURDAY…..AND FOR THE FIRST TIME THE DRAFT WILL BE HELD IN A COMPLETELY VIRTUAL
FORMAT DUE TO THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..

THIS YEAR’S EVENT WAS ORIGINALLY SSET TO TAKE PLACE  IN LAS VEGAS….BUT THE LEAGUE WAS FORCED TO SHIFT ITS PLAN……AND ALL   32-
TEAMS WILL BE OPERATING  FROM THEIR HOMES…….







VOTER REGISTRATION
04/22/20

KENTUCKY VOTER REGISTRATON SAW AN INCREASE OF JUST OVER 500 IN MARCH…..AND WITH COUNTY CLERKS OFFICES CLOSED TO  “IN-PERSON”  
VISITS….. SECRETRY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS IS URGING PEOPLE TO REGISTER ONLINE AND HAS EXTENDED THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE TO
MAY 26TH…..

MAY 26TH WAS THE ORIGINAL DATE FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION……BUT GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR  ON THE   RECOMMENDATION  OF ADAMS…..
MOVED THE PRIMARY ELECTION TO   JUNE 23RD  WHICH IS PERMISSIABLE UNDER KENTUCKY LAW…..

AS OF MARCH 31ST …..THERE WERE  THREE-POINT-FOUR MILLION REGISTERED TO VOTE IN THE COMMONWEALTH….WHICH WAS  A  “POINT-ZERO-
ONE”  PERCENT INCREASE FROM  FEBRUARY  29TH……..



NKU FREEZES TUTITION
04/22/20

WHILE SOME UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES IN THE COMMONWEALTH HAVE ANNOUNCED SPENDING CUTS AND LAYOFFS……YESTERDAY…..
NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERISTY SAID THEY WILL HAVE A TUITION FREEZE FOR THE FALL      20-20  AND SPRING 20-21 SEMESTERS…..

UNDERGRADUATE….IN-STATE TUITION….WILL REMAIN  T AT 413-DOLLARS PER CREDIT HOUR…. TOTALING 99-HUNDRED-12 DOLLARS  ANNUALLY
FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS……

IN ADDITION TO FREEZING TUITION…….THE UNIVERSITY WILL ALSO KEEP PARKING FEES ON CAMPUS AT THE SAME RATE…….



ALLEN COUNTY EIGHTH CASE
04/22/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME……THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL…..AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24
HOURS……

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS A TOTAL OF EIGHT CASES REPORTED SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK…..

PATIENTS ONE THRU FOUR ARE  OUT OF QUARANTINE AND DOING WELL…..
ONE PATIENT IS OUT OF THE HOSPITAL  AND IN HOME QUARANTINE….
AND THREE PATIENTS REMAIN IN HOME QUARANTINE…….



CORONA UPDATE
04/22/20

KENTUCKY RECORDED ITS HIGHEST  ONE-DAY DEATH TOLL FROM THE CORONA-VIRUS YESTERDAY……BUT GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID
DESPITE  A SPIKE IN CASES AND DEATHS…..IT LOOKS LIKE THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS “LIKELY PLATEAUED……

BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 177-NEW CASES AND 17-MORE DEATHES…..BRINGING THE TOTALS   TO 31-HUNDRED-92  AND 171-RESPECTIVELY……..

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ANNOUNCED THE LAUCNCH  OF……HEALTHY AT WORK…..A NEW INITIATIVE TO HELP KENUCKY BUSINESSES REOPEN
SAFELY…..

“HEALTHY AT WORK……IS A PHASED APPROACH TO REOPENING THE COMMONWEALTH’S ECONOMY……AND IS BASED ON CRITERIA SET BY PUBLIC
HEALTH EXPERTS AND ADVICE FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS……



BURNETTE
04/22/20

64 YEAR OLD DAVID EARL BURNETTE OF LEBANON DIED SUNDAY AT SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER…..A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICE WILL
BE HELD AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..WITH A CELEBRATION OF LIFE TO BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE
THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE BRIDGE MINISTRY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS; KENNETH AND RACHEL BURNETTE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; DOUG OF LOUISANA…..AND A SISTER AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; SHELLY AND BILLY PHILLIPS OF FLORIDA……



SPORTS
04/22/20

ON THE HEELS OF THE CLOSE OF ALL KENTUCKY SCHOOLS TO  “IN-PERSON” INSTRUCTION FOR THE REST OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR…..

YESTERDAY…..THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION BOARD OF CONTROL APPROVED A RECOMMENDATON FROM COMMISSIONER
JULIAN TACKETT THAT THE  20-20 STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS WILL NOT BE RESUMED…..AND ALL SPRING SPORTS  PRACTICES AND
TOURNAMENTS  BE CANELLED   FOR THE      20-19-20 SCHOOL YEAR……







ALLEN 2019 UNEMPLOYMENT
04/21/20

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…….THE YEARLY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE FROM THREE-POINT-
EIGHT PERCENT IN TWENTY-18……TO FOUR-POINT-TWO  PERCENT IN TWENTY-19……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT LAST YEAR…..JOBLES RATES RANGED  FROM THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT  IN METCALFE AND
WARREN COUNTIES…..TO FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  FELL IN 62 COUNTIES…..ROSE  IN 39….. AND REMAINED THE  SAME IN 19…….
WOODFORD COUNTY HAS THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE   AT THREE-POINT-ONE PERCENT……
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED KENTUCKY’S HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 11-PERCENT.......



CORONA VIRUS
04/21/20

DURING HIS DAILY CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 102  NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN KENTUCKY….
BUT ADDED THAT NUMBER IS “ARTIFICIALLY” LOW SINCE MANY LABS ARE CLOSED ON SUNDAY….. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CONFIRMED CASES IN THE
COMMONWEALTH NOW TOTALS THREE-THOUSNAD-50…..
THE GOVERNOR ALSO ANNOUNCED SIX MORE DEATHS…..BRINGING THAT TOTAL TO 154……AND  ALSO SAID THERE WILL BE A WREATH LAYING
CEREMONY IN THE CAPITAL ROTONDA TODAY……BY TH STATE POLICE HONOR GUARD…..TO HONOR THOSE KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE DIED FROM
THE VIRUS….



SCHOOL BOARD
04/21/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEET ON “ZOOM” LAST NIGHT….AND SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS HAMBY TALKED ABOUT THE
COMMONWEALTH’S DECISION THAT THERE WILL BE NO MONE “IN-PERSON” CLASSROOM INSTRUCITON FOR THIS SCHOOL YEAR……

KENTUCKY REQUIRES 22 CREDITS TO GRADUATION AND ALLEN COUNTY REQUIRES 27…..THE BOARD APPROVED WAIVING GRADUATION
REQUIREMENTS TO REDUCE  THE NUMBER OF CREDITS REQUIRED TO 25…..

THE SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR THIS YEAR WAS AMENDED TO MAKE MAY 12TH THE FINAL DAY OF INSTRUCTION FOR STUDENTS SINCE THE REQUIRED
NUMBER OF HOURS OF INSTRUCTION WILL BE MET ON THAT DATE…..
A CHANGE IN THE PAYROLL SCHEDULE WAS ALSO APPROVED TO MOVE TO  TWO-PAY-PERIODS A MONTH……BEGINNING NEXT SCHOOL YEAR…..
AND THE BOARD WAS INFORMED THAT SINCE THE STUDENTS HAVE BEEN OUT…..THE DISTRICT HAS SERVED 122-THOUSAND-545 MEALS……..



WESTERN GRADUATION
04/21/20

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY HAS ANNOUNCED THAT DEGREE CONFERRAL WILL TAKE PLACE  “VIRTUALLY”  IN MAY TO ALLOW SENIORS TO
GRADUATE ON TIME…..

THE CLASS OFF 20-20 WILL THEN COME BACK TO WESTERN FOR COMMENCEMENT ACTIVITIES TO BE HELD THIS FALL…..WHICH ARE TENTATIVE
PLANNED FOR THE WEEK-END OF SEPTEMBER 19TH……WHICH IS ALSO PARENT AND FAMILY WEEK-END ON THE HILL…..

GRADUATES CAN ALSO CHOOSE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DECEMBER 20-20 AND MAY 20-21 CEREMONIES………..



SPORTS
04/21/20

THERE MAY NOT BE ANY GAMES ON THE FIELD…..BUT THE BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS ARE BRINGING  “BASEBALL”  TO FANS WITH THE HELP OT
“TWITCH”…..WHICH IS A STREAMING SERVICE THAT ALLOWS VIDEO GAME PLAYERS TO LIVE STREAM THEIR GAMEPLAY FOR OTHERS TO VIEW…..  







CORONA UPDATE
04/20/20

KENTUCKY HAD IT HIGHEST SINGLE DAY NUMBER OF CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS REPORTED YESTERDAY  WITH 293……BRINGING THE TOTAL TO
AT LEAST 29-HUNDRED-60…….AND GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ALSO REPORTED FOUR MORE DEATHS……BRINGING THAT TOTAL TO 148……

THE GOVERNOR SAID THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS  EVER HOSPITALIZED DUE TO THE VIRUS IS  ONE-THOUSAND-11….WITH THE CURRENT FIGURE
AT 265…..
THE TOTAL NUMBER OF RECOVERED NOW STANDS AT  11-HUNDRED-22…..

LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES…..SUCH AS NURSING HOMES……CONTINUE TO BE HIT HARD WITH 46  NEW CASES YESTERDAY……



REOPENING
04/20/20

FRIDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR DISCUSSED HIS SEVEN BENCHMARKS THAT THE COMMONWEALTH MUST MEET IN ORDER TO START
REOPENING KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY…..WHILE KEEPING KENTUCKIANS SAFE FROM THE CORONA-VIRUS…..

THE GOVERNOR’S PLAN REFLECTS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE ANNOUNCED BY THE WHITE HOUSE  THURSDAY…..INCLUDING INCREASED
TESTING  AND  A 14-DAY DECREASE IN CASES  OF THE CORONA-VIRUE AS A THRESHOLD TO BEGIN OPENING BUSINESSES BACK UP…..



SUIT DENIED
04/20/20

A FEDERAL JUDGE HAS DENIED A KENTUCKY CHURCH’S BID TO BLOCK ENFORCEMENT OF THE GOVERNOR’S RESTRICTIONS ON FAITH-BASED
GATERINGS DUE TO THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..

DISRICT JUDGE DAVID HALE REJECTED A MOTION FOR A RESTRAINING ORDER  SOUGHT BY MARYVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH NEAR LOUISVILLE…..

THE CHURCH ARGUED THE ORDER INFRINGED ON THE CONGREGATION’S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS…..
BUT HALE RULED  THE GOVERNOR’S ORDER BANS ALL MASS GATHERINGS AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST RELIGION…..HALE ALSO NOTED
THAT OTHER FORMS OF GROUP WORSHIP ARE PERMITTED…..INCLUDING DRIVE-IN AND ONLINE SERVICES……



SCHNEIDER
04/20/20

86 YEAR OLD ALDENE HEIBERT SCHNEIDER OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED FRIDAY AT N-H-C HEALTH CARE IN GLASGOW……THERE WILL BE A PRIVATE
FUNERAL SERVICE WITH BURIAL IN FLORIDA……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; RITA AND GREG EICHER OF FOUNTAIN RUN AND JAN AND RANDY DIRKS OF SOUTH
CAROLINA….A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LA;W JOYCE AND VIRGIL FUNK OF KANSAS….AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; RON AND MARILYN
HEIBERT OF KANSAS…….11 GRANDCHILDREN AND 16 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/20/20

IN A CONFERENCE CALL WITH VICE-PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE…..THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE NATION’S MAJOR FOOTBALL CONFERENCES
STRESSED THAT COLLEGE SPORTS CANNOT RETURN FROM THE CORONA-VIRUS SHUTDOWN  UNTIL CAMPUSES HAVE REOPENED……

THE 10 COMMISSIONERS…..ALONG WITH THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR OF   NOTRE DAME….. COMPRIZE THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF MANAGEMENT
COMMITTEE……







NON-PROFITS  HIT
04/17/20

IT ISN’T JUST BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE STRUGGLING FINANCIALLY RIGHT NOW…..AS NONPROFITS TRYING TO ACCOMPLISH GOOD
THINGS FOR PEOPLE ARE ALSO FARING POORLY…..

THE KENTUCKY NONPROFIT NETWORK SAYS 92-PERCENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S  NONPROFITS ARE ALREADY EXPERIENCING DISRUPTIONS IN
PROGRAMS AND SERVICES DUE TO COVID-19…….



SPORTS
04/17/20

THE P-G-A  TOUR LAID  OUT AN AMBITIOUS PLAN YESTERDAY TO RESUME ITS SEASON IN THE SECOND WEEK OF JUNE……BUT FANS WILL BE KEPT
AWAY FOR AT LEAST A MONTH……

THE TOUR  WILL BEGIN  JUNE EIGHTH THRU 14TH  WITH THE CHARLES SCHWAB CHALLENGE   IN FORTH WORTH-TEXAS……HOWEVER…..THE
RETURN DEPENDS ON GOLF GETTING THE “GREEN LIGHT”  FROM GOVERNMENT AND HEALTH OFFICIALS….

GOLF IS THE FIRST SPORT TO ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR A RESTART……AS IT IS DIFFERENT FROM OTHER SPORTS……AS THEY PLAY OUTSIDE OVER
SOME 400-ACRES……






COMER
04/16/20

JOIN US TOMORROW MORNING....FRIDAY  AT SEVEN-35…..AS FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN JAMES COMER WILL BE JOINING US VIA TELEPHONE….
TO DISCUSS THE CORONA-VIRUS AND OTHER TOPICS…..



CORONA UPDATE
04/16/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S NIGHTLY CORONA BRIEFING WAS NEARLY DROWNED OUT LAST NIGHT BY  PROTESTERS WANTING TO “REOPEN
KENTUCKY” NOW……

THE GOVERNOR REPORTED 88-NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS   AND SEVEN MORE DETHS……WHICH RAISED KENTUCKY’S  DEATH TOLL TO 122……

BESHEAR SAID THE COMMONWEALTH IS MOVING TO A NEW SYSTEM OF TRACKING CASES……SO ALTHOUGH THEY REPORTED 88-NEW
CASES……BRINGING THE TOTAL TO 22-HUNDRED-91…….THERE WILL LIKELY BE ANOTHER 50 ADDED TO THE LIST…….



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
04/16/20

ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION YESTERDAY….. LAWMAKERS OVERRODE  LINE-ITEM VETOS THAT GOVERNOR ANDY
BESHEAR  HAD MADE TO THE ONE-YEAR EXECUTIVE BRANCH BUDGET……AS-WELL-AS TO OTHER BUDGET AND REVENUE BILLS…..

BESHER’S VETOS DIDN’T REMOVE ANY SPECIFIC APPROPRIATIONS……BUT HE SAID THE LANGUAGE WOULD  “LIMIT HIS FLEXIBILITY” TO RESPOND TO
THE CORONA-VIRUS CRISIS OR WOULD “HAMPER THE NORMAL ACTIVITIES” OF STATE GOVERNMENT……



BESHEAR SUED
04/16/20

THREE KENTUCKIANS…..WHO ATTENDED AN EASTER SERVICE IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY  AGAINST THE COMMONWEALTH’S   PROHIBITION  OF MASS
GATHERINGS….. HAVE FIELD A FEDERAL LAWSUIT ALLEGING GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR’S CORONA-VIRUS MEASURES VIOLATE THEIR
CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS…..

STATE POLICE PLACED NOTICES ON CARS IN THE CHURCH PARKING LOT….. ORDERING THE CHURCHGOERS TO SELF-QUARANTINE FOR 14-
DAYS……



MARR
04/16/20

35 YEAR OLD JEREMY SCOTT MARR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..A PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE
HELD AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OAK HILL CEMETERY IN BROWNSVILLE….. AND EXPRESSIONS  OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JOANNA MARR…..TWO SONS; CALEB CANTRELL AND DYLLAN MARR BOTH OF BOWLING GREEN…..FOUR DAUGHTERS;
DESTIN MARR OF BOWLING GREEN AND EMMA  MARR, CHLOE MATHIS AND MAKENZIE MATHIS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER;
EVA MARR OF OAKLAND…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW BROCK AND TARAH OF SMITHS GROVE…..A SISTER; DANA MARR OF GEORGIA……AND A
STEP-BROTHER AND STEP-SISTER-IN-LAW; ZACH AND MCKENZY CHAFFIN OF ROCKFIELD……



ADEN
04/16/20

84 YEAR OLD  ELVIN HAROLD “JOHN” ADEN DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON NURSING AND REHAB CENTER…..A PRIVATE SERVICE
WILL BE HELD…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY FRIENDS; TIMOTHY AND PATTY JOHNSON…….



SPORTS
04/16/20

LOS ANGELES RAMS CENTER BRIAN ALLEN IS THE FIRST KNOWN ACTIVE  “N-F-L” PLAYER TO CONTACT THE CORONA-VIRUS…..

ALLEN WAS UNDERGOING REHABILITATION FOR A KNEE INJURY WHEN HE BEGAN TO FEEL THE SYMPTOMS…..

THE 24 YEAR OLD IS BEING TREATED AND IS RECOVERING WELL……







CORONA UPDATE
04/14/20

YESTERDAY DURING HIS DAILY CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR  SAID  KENTUCKY HAS TOPPED TWO-THOUSAND CASES OF
THE CORONA-VIRUS….WITH MORE THAN 100-DEATHS…..

87-NEW CASES WERE REPORTED BRINGING THE TOTAL TO TWO-THOUSAND-48……AND THE SEVEN DEATHS REPORTED PUSHED THAT TOTAL TO
104…..

THE FIRST DAY OF FREE…..DRIVE-THRU TESTING CONDUCTED BY KROGER…..WAS HELD YESTERDAY IN FRANKFORT WITH 97-PEOPLE BEING
TESTED……
A SECOND KROGER DRIVE-THRU TESTING FACILITY WILL OPEN TOMORROW IN KENTON COUNTY WITH A GOAL OF TESTING  250-INDIVIDUALS  
ADAY……



04/14/20
06:05AM

LAWMAKERS RETURN TO FRANKFORT TODAY TO CONSIDER OVERRIDING VETOS MADE BY GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR……TOMORROW  IS THE FINAL
DAY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CAN MEET FOR THIS SESSION……

THE GOVERNOR HAS VETOED FIVE BILLS AND ALSO USED THE LINE-ITEM VETO ON THE BUDGET……



BISHOP
04/14/20

73 YEAR OLD BILLY BISHOP OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY……A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT BETHANY CHUCH OF CHRIST
CEMETRY…. WITH A CELEBRTION OF LIFE TO BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; STACY AND KIM OF FRANKLIN AND CHRIS……A GRANDCHILD, TWO GREAT-GRANDHILDREN
AND A STEP-GRANCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
04/14/20

THE N-F-L  AND  ITS PLAYERS UNION HAVE AGREED TO CONDUCT…..VIRTUAL   OFFSEASON WORKOUT PROGRAMS  DUE TO THE COVID-19
PANDEMIC…..UNTIL EVERY TEAM IS PERMITTTED TO OPEN ITS FACILITIES…..

THE THREE-WEEK “VIRTUAL OFFSEASON  STARTS APRIL  20TH FOR TEAMS WITH NEW HEAD COACH AND APRIL  27TH FOR THE OTHER…..AND RUNS
THRU MAY 15TH……

TEAMS WITH A NEW HEAD COACH HAVE THE OPTION TO GO FOUR WEEKS…..AND A TEAM CAN’T  BEGIN ITS  VIRTUAL PROGRAM AFTER APRIL 27TH……







CORONA UPDATE
04/13/20

DURING HIS DAILY CORONA-VIRUS UP DATE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY  BESHEAR REPORTED  134-NEW CASES OF THE COVIA-19
VIRUS…ALONG WITH THREE MORE DEATHS….BRINGING  THE TOTAL TO  19-HUNDRED-63 CASES  AND 97-WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES…..THE
GOVERNOR SAID ADAIR COUNTY WAS THE HARDEST HIT WITH 35-NEW CASES….

BESHEAR ALSO SAID A NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH KROGER….TO DO  DRIVE-THRU  CORONA=VIRUS TESTING FOR UP TO 20-THOUSAND INDIVIDUALS…..
WILL BEGIN TODAY   IN FRANKFORT……KROGR HOPES TO HVE ANOTHER TESTING LOCATION OPEN THIS WEEK AND TWO MORE NEXT WEEK…..

THE INITIAL TEST WILL BE LIMITED TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS……FIRST RESPONDERS…..INDIVIDUALS 65 AND OLDER…..AND THOSE WITH A
CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITION……



UOFL FURLOUGHS
04/13/20

THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE WILL FURLOUGH SOME EMPLOYEES….AS-WELL-AS IMPLEMENT  HIRING FREEZES AND PAY CUTS…..BECAUSE OF THE
IMPACT OF THE CORONA-VIRUS…..

THE EMAIL SENT TO STAFF AND STUDENTS   DIDN’T SAY HOW  MANY EMPLOYEES WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE FURLOUGHS  .OR HOW LONW THEY
MIGHT LAST…..

SCHOOL OFFICIALS SAY LOWER TUITION   RATES FOR SUMMER CLASSES….THE CANCELLATION OF  THE N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT….AND A
GOVERNMENT-ORDERED HALT ON OPTIONAL  MEDICAL PROCEDURES ALL  CONTRIBUTED TO A FINANCIAL DRAIN ON THE UNIVERSITY……



MEETINGS
04/13/20

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

SCOTTSIVLLE CITY COUNCIL HAS CANCELED THEIR MEETING FOR TONIGHT….

ALLEN FISCAL COURT WILL MEET TOMORROW MORNING BY “SKYPE”

AND THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BREAKFAST CLUB MEETING SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY MORNING HAS BEEN
CANCELED…..



SPORTS
04/12/20

DALE EARNHARDT-JUNIOR…..JEFF BURTON….AND CARL  EDWARDS ARE AMONG THE NOMINEES FOR   NASCAR’S NEXT HALL OF FAME CLASS UNDER
A REVAMPED VOTING PROCEDURE….

THE NEW PROCESS SPLITS THE NOMINEES INTO TWO BALLOTS…..MODERN CANDIDATES AND PIONEER CANDIDATES……

TWO NOMINEES FROM THE 10-MODERN CANDIDATES WILL BE ELECTED…..ALONG WITH ONE ENTRY FROM THE FIVE-CANDIATE PIONEER
CATEGORY…..







ALLEN COUNTY 5TH CASE
04/10/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER CONFIRMED PRESUMPTIVE POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY……

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARANTINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE NEXT 24-
HOURS……

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS FIVE CASES REPORTED AT THIS TIME……





CORONA UPDATE
04/10/20

DURING HIS CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 134-NEWS CASE OF COVID-19 WITH SIX DEATHS….AND
HE ALSO EXPRESSSED CONCERN OVER RISING NUMBERS IN NURSING CARE FACILITIES…..

BESHEAR SAID THE TOTALS ARE NOW 14-HUNDRED-52 CASES AFTER WEEDING OUT DUPLICATE CASES AND THOSE WHO ACTUALLY LIVE OUT OF
STATE….BUT WERE TESTED HERE……THE PANDEMIC HAS NOW CLAIMED  77-LIVES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…




SPORTS
04/10/20

THE KENTUCKY/INDIANA  SENIOR ALL-STAR BASKETBAL SERIES HAS BEEN CANCELED BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC….

THE SENIOR GAMES WERE SCHEDULE FOR JUNE FIFTH IN GEORGETOWN AND JUNE SIXTH IN INDIANAPOLIS…….THE JUNIOR ALL-STAR GAME
SCHEDULED FOR JUNE FIRST HAS BEEN CANCELED…..

THE MR AND MISS BASKETBALL CEREMONEY HAS ALSO BEEN RESCHEDULED TO JUNE 28TH……





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CORONA UPDATE
04/09/20

DURING HIS DAILY BREIFING YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED 204 NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY…..BRINGING
THE COMMONWEALTH’S OFFICIAL TOTAL TO 13-HUNDRED-46…….AND EIGHT MORE PEOPLE HAVE DIED BRINGING THAT TOTAL TO 73…….…..

BESHEAR SAID WORK CONTINUES ON ESTABLISHING A FIELD HOSPITAL AT THE KENTUCKY  FAIR AND EXPOSITION CENTER  IN LOUISVILLE….WHERE
THEY HOPE TO HAVE  250-ACTIVE  BEDS IN ABOUT TWO WEEKS…..

AND ACCORDING  TO KENTUCKY PUBLIC HEALTH COMMISSIONER  DR. STEVEN STACK…..KENTUCKY DAM VILLAGE STATE PARK IS PREPARING TO
HOUSE HEALTH CARE WORKERS ON A LIMITED SCALE…..







SHOPPING RESTRICTIONS
04/07/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ISSUED  A NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER YESTERDAY TO LIMIT SHOPPING TO ONE PERSON PER HOUSEHOLD…..STEPPING UP
EFFORTS TO ENFORCE SOCIAL DISTANCING….

THE NEW ORDER MOSTLY LIMITS SHOPPING TO ONE PERSON-PER HOUSES HOLD….. IT DOES HOWEVER…..INCLUDE EXCEPTIONS FOR PEOPLE WHO
HAVE CHILDREN OR OTHERS WHO NEED SUPERVISION…..
THE ORDER ALSO CRACKS DOWN ON DOOR-TO-DOOR SALES…..



CORONA UPDATE
04/08/20

DURING HIS CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR REPORTED 147-NEW CASES BRINGING KENTUCKY’S TOTAL TO 11-
HUNDRED-49…… SEVEN MORE DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED….BRINGING THAT TOTAL TO 65…..

YESTERDAY WAS THE HIGHEST DAILY NUMBER OF NEW CASES REPORTED…..BUT THE THREE DAY TOTAL TREND WAS LOWER THAN THE PREVIOUS
THREE DAY TREND…..

THE GOVERNOR SAID HE WAS CONCERNED ABOUT WHERE CASES ARE SHOWING UP……HE SAID THERE  WERE  55-CASES IN 21-NURSING HOME
FACILITIES…..THE GREEN RIVER CORRECTONAL COMPLEX HAS 14 CASES…..AND WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL 13……



ADMISSIONS
04/08/20

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY IS ALLOWING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS TO SELF-REPORT THEIR  G-P-A TO KEEP THE ADMISSIONS PROCESS ON
TRACK…..

THIS WILL ALLOW WESTERN TO GRANT A “CONDITIONAL ADMISSION” TO STUDENTS….WHILE  GIVING THEM FOUR MONTHS TO ATTAIN THEIR OFFICIAL
TRNSCRIPT…….
NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENTS  MAY ALSO SELF REPORT THEIR G-P-A  WHILE SEEKIGN THEIR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT…..

THE STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE OFFICE WILL USE THE INFORMATION TO ISSUE ESTIMATED SCHOLARSUP AWARDS……

STUDENTS WHO PROVIDE THEIR SELF-REPORTED  G-P-A….WILL HAVE UNTIL AUGUST FIRST TO PROVIDE AN OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT AND BE FULLY
ADMITTED TO WESTERN……



PAUL VOLUNTEERING
04/08/20

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS RECOVERED FROM THE CORONA-VIRUS  AND IS NOW VOLUNTEERING AT GREENVIEW  REGIONAL HOSPITAL IN BOWLING
GREEN…..WHILE THE SENATE IS ON A BREAK…..

PAUL…..WHO  IS AN EYE SURGEON……WORKED IN EMERGENCY ROOMS EARLY IN HS CAREER  AS A PHYSICIAN…….



SPORTS
04/08/20

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL HAS CONFIRMED  IT IS CONSIDERING A SCENARIO IN WHICH ALL 30-TEAMS WOULD PLAY GAMES IN ARIZONA…..AT CHASE
FIELD…..AND MULTIPLE SPRING TRAINING SITES…….ONCE THE PUBLIC HEALTH SITUATION HAS IMPROVED TO THE POINT THAT IT’S SAFE TO DO
SO……







CORONA UPDATE
04/07/20

THE NUMBER OF CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY  NOW STANDS AT ONE-THOUSAND-EIGHT….AND 14 MORE DEATHS WERE REPORTED
YESTERDAY FOR A TOTAL OF  59….. AS GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR GAVE HIS DAILY UPDATE ON THE VIRUS….

YESTERDAY’S UPDATE CAME ONE  MONTH SINCE THE COMMONWEALTH’S  FIRST POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19….

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ASKED KENTUCKIANS FOR DONATIONS OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPEMT…..INCLUIDNG MASKS……GOWNS…..AND
GLOVES……
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL…EIGHT-THREE-THREE-FOUR-FOUR-EIGHT-37-73…….



MOSES
04/07/20

58 YEAR OLD BARRY LYNN MOSES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…CREMATION WAS CHOSEN AND A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE
HELD AT A  LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; TINA MOSES…..A SON. STEVEN HAMER….AND A DAUGHTER; DEBRA MOSES ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…….A BROTHER AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; FRANK AND LINDA OF INDIANA…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; BRENDA AND ROGER KILMAN OF ILLINOIS AND SHEILA
AND MIKE METCALFE OF OHIO……



MAHANEY
04/07/20

90 YEAR OLD CLARA MAHANEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICE WILL BE
HELD AT ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; RANDY…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; BRENDA AND NORMAN CARTER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR BROTHERS
AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; MURL WIX, HAROLD AND JOYCE WIX, DANNY AND LINDA WIX AND KENNETH AND SHELIA WIX ALL OF TENNESSEE……AND TWO
SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; CASSIE TURNER OF SCOTTSVILLE AND ANN AND LOUIS WOLFE OF TENNESSEE……. THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND
SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/07/20

N-F-L COMMISSIONER ROGER GOODELL TOLD THE 32-TEAMS YESTERDAY THAT THE DRAFT WILL TAKE PLACE APRIL 23RD THU 25TH……BUT WILL BE
CONDUCTED IN A VIRTUAL FORMAT WITH TEAM PERSONNEL WORKING  FROM THEIR HOMES…..

THE DRAFT WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEUDLED TO BE HELD IN LAS VAGAS…..BUT THE     N-F-L CANCELED ALL PUBLIC  EVENTS   LAST MONTH AS A
SAFEGUARD AGAINST THE CORONA-VIRUS……







CORONA UPDATE
04/06/20

IN HIS DAILY CORONA VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID  THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN KENTUCKY  
FELL…WITH 38 NEW CASES  …..BRINGING THE TOTAL IN THE COMMONWEALTH TO   955……
FIVE NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..MAKING IT 45-DURNG THE PADEMIC….. THE AGES OF THOSE WHO DIED RANGED FROM  54 TO 90…..

BESHEAR ALSO SAID MORE NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS HAD BEEN DEPLOYED ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……THE 334 GUARD MEMBERS ARE
DOING EVERYTHINF FROM HELPING  AT HOSPITALS TO HELPING AT FOOD BANKS……..THE GOVERNOR  WENT ON TO SAY  MORE GUARD MEMBERS
WILL BE ACTIVATED AS THE PANDEMIC CONTINUES…..



UK FIELD HOSPITAL
04/06/20

A 400-BED FIELD HOSPITAL WILL BE SET UP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY AS HEALTH OFFICIALS PREPARE FOR A POTENTIAL SURGE OF  
CORONA-VIRUS…..

THE GOAL IS TO HAVE THE  MAKESHIFT HOSPITAL  READY IN THE NEXT TWO WEEKS AT NUTTER  FIELD HOUSE…..THE FOOTBALL PRACTICE FACILITY
ON THE LEXINGTON CAMPUS…..





FOURTH  ALLEN COUNTY CASE
04/04/20

THIS MORNING, ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR SCOTT WILLIAMS HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAD
CONFIRMED  THE  FOURTH PRESUMPTIVE POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY……

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS…..AND ACCORDING TO NEW
GUIDELINES THE AGE OF GENDER OF THE PATIENT CAN’T BE RELEASED…..





THIRD ALLEN COUNTY CASE
04/04/20

ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR SCOTT WILLIAMS HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAD CONFIRMED
ANOTHER PRESUMPTIVE POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN ALLEN COUNTY……

THE PATIENT IS UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT AND IS IN QUARATINE AT THIS TIME…..THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTING PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND ADVISING THEM OF THE SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS…..AND ACCORDING TO NEW
GUIDELINES THE AGE OF GENDER OF THE PATIENT CAN’T BE RELEASED…..

ALLEN COUNTY NOW HAS THREE CASES REPORTED AT THIS TIME……



MEALS
04/04/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS DELIVERING MEALS TO STUDENTS WHILE SCHOOL IS OUT……

WITH  “SPRING BREAK” BEING NEXT WEEK…..YESTERDAY THE SCHOOOL DELIVERED SIX MEALS TO EACH CHILD FOR A TOTAL OF 36-THOUSAND-656
MEAL BEING DELIVERED……

SINCE MARCH 16TH…….THE DISTRICT HAS DELIVERED 82-THOUSAND-713 MEALS……

THE DELIVERY WILL RESUME FOLLOWING “SPRING BREAK”……..



CARTER
04/04/20

84 YEAR OLD INEZ CARTER OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (FRI) AT HER RESIDENCE…..A PRIVATE SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME
WITH PRIVATE BURIAL IN CARTER’S TABERNACLE CEMETERY…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONAITONS TO CARTER’S
TABERNACLE CEMETERY FUND…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; LEION CARTER…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; CATHY SANDERS OF ADOLPHUS AND SANDI AND TONY
GRAVES OF FRANKLIN……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; DONALD AND BECKY CARTER OF FLORIDA…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;
BONNIE AND BOB LAWSON OF OHIO……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN, SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/04/20

THE W-N-B-A  HAS POSTPONED THE START OF ITS 20-20 SEASON……WHICH WAS SCHEDULED  TO BEGIN MAY 15TH…….AND THERE IS NO TIMELINE
TO START THE SEASON….…..

HOWEVER……THE  W-N-B-A  WILL STILL HOLD A VITUAL DRAFT ON APRI 17TH….WITH THE PROSPECTS PARTICIPATING REMOTELY…….







PRIMARY ELECTION
04/02/20

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS PASSED…..AND SENT TO GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR FOR HIS SIGNATURE….LEGISLATION THAT WOULD GRANT THE
GOVERNOR….. SECREATRY OF STATE…..AND STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS ADDITIONAL FLEXIBILITY IN THE CONDUCT OF THE  20-20  PRIMARY
ELECTION  NOW SET FOR JUNE 23RD…..

CURRENT  KENTUCKY  LAW PERMITS THE GOVERNOR AND SECRETARY OF STATE TO CHANGE THE TIME OR PLACE…..BUT NOT THE “MANNER” OF AN
ELECTION…..

THE NEW LEGISLATION  WOULD ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO DEVELOP A PRIMARY ELECTION PROCEDURE  MORE OPEN TO
ABSENTEE VOTING….. WHICH MAY BE NECESSARY IF THE CURRENT PANDEMIC CONTINUES…..

SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS RULED OUT ANY MOVE TO A UNIVERSIAL “VOTE-BY-MAIL” SYSTEM……BUT ASSURED LAWMAKERS THAT EVEN
WITH EXPANDED ABSENTEE VOTING…..THEY WOULD STILL REQUIRE PEOPLE TO APPLY FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT…..WITH SOME SORT OF
VERIFYING INFORMATION…..BEFORE THEY WOULD BE MAILED A BALLOT……



CORONA UPDATE
04/02/20

93-NEW CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS  AND TWO-DEATHES WERE REPORTED IN KENUCKY YESTERDAY BY GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR DURING HIS
DAILY BREIFING…..BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES TO 680 AND THE COMMONWEALTH’S DEATH TOTAL TO A LEAST 20……
THE DEATHS WERE A 76 YEAR-OLD HOPKINS COUNTY MAN AND A 60 YEAR-OLD DAVIESS COUNTY WOMAN…..

THE GOVERNOR ALSO WARNED OF SCAMS ABOUT TESTING AND TESTING KITS…… THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS  OF  “POP-UP”  DRIVE-THRU  SITES IN
HAZARD AND LOUISVILLE CHARGING 250-DOLLARS  CASH FOR A TEST….

ALSO SAID 70-MEMBERS  OF THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD WILL BE DEPLOYED TO HELP WITH FOOD BANKS IN E’TOWN…..LEXINGTON……AND
LOUISVILLE…..



PRIMARY ELECTION
04/02/20

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS PASSED…..AND SENT TO GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR FOR HIS SIGNATURE….LEGISLATION THAT WOULD GRANT THE
GOVERNOR….. SECREATRY OF STATE…..AND STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS ADDITIONAL FLEXIBILITY IN THE CONDUCT OF THE  20-20  PRIMARY
ELECTION  NOW SET FOR JUNE 23RD…..

CURRENT  KENTUCKY  LAW PERMITS THE GOVERNOR AND SECRETARY OF STATE TO CHANGE THE TIME OR PLACE…..BUT NOT THE “MANNER” OF AN
ELECTION…..

THE NEW LEGISLATION  WOULD ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO DEVELOP A PRIMARY ELECTION PROCEDURE  MORE OPEN TO
ABSENTEE VOTING….. WHICH MAY BE NECESSARY IF THE CURRENT PANDEMIC CONTINUES…..

SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL ADAMS RULED OUT ANY MOVE TO A UNIVERSIAL “VOTE-BY-MAIL” SYSTEM……BUT ASSURED LAWMAKERS THAT EVEN
WITH EXPANDED ABSENTEE VOTING…..THEY WOULD STILL REQUIRE PEOPLE TO APPLY FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT…..WITH SOME SORT OF
VERIFYING INFORMATION…..BEFORE THEY WOULD BE MAILED A BALLOT……



NEW BUDGET
04/02/20

SOCIAL  DISTANCING WAS OBSERVED IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY YESTERDAY…… AS LAWMAKERS PASSED A SLIMMED-DOWN……ONE-YEAR  
BUDGET WITHOUT PAY RAISES FOR TEACHERS OR INCREASED EDUCATION FUNDING…..NORMALLY A TWO-YEAR BUDGET  IS APPROVED…..

THE NEW SPENDING PLAN  REFLECTS KENTUCKY TAX COLECTIONS THAT ARE EXPECTED TO   PLUMMET WITH MANY BUSINESSES ACROSS THE
COMMONWEALTH CLOSED OR SLIMMED DOWN TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF THE CORONA-VIRUS……..

THE NEW BUDGET WILL RUN THRU JUNE 30TH……20-21………



SPORTS
04/02/20

THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME HAS ANNOUNCED ITS 20-20 CLASS OF INDUCTEES…..A GROUP THAT INCLUDES 10-
PLAYERS AND THREE COACHES….

ONE OF THE PLAYERS CHOSEN IS CLARENCE GLOVER…..FROM HORSE CAVE…..WHO PLAYED HIS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL AT CAVERNA……THEN  
WENT ON TO PLAY COLLEGE BALL AT WESTERN AND IN THE AMERICAN NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION……

AN INDUCTION CELEBRATION IS SET  FOR   JULY  11TH  IN ELIZABETHTOWN…….







MEAL DELIVERY
04/01/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS BEEN DELIVERING MEALS TO STUDENTS HOMES EACH DAY……AND WITH NEXT WEEK BEING “SPRING
BREAK”…..THE SCHEDULE IS BEING ADJUSTED…..

STUDENTS WERE DELIVERED TWO MEALS TODAY AS THERE WILL BE NO MEAL DELIVERTY TOMORROW……

THEN FRIDAY…..SIX MEALS WILL BE DELIVERED TO EACH STUDENT FOR THE SPRING BREAK WEEK……



CENSUS
04/01/20

IN THE MIDST OF THE CORONIA-VIRUS PANDEMIC……WE  MAY HAVE FORGOTTON  THAT THE…….20-20 CENSUS IS UNDERWAY…..

YOU SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED YOUR CENSUS FORM  AND AS WE…..“STAY AT HOME TO STAY HEALTHLY…..THIS WOULD BE A GREATED TIME TO
SUBMITT YOUR CENSUS INFORMATION  ON-LINE…….

ACCORDING TO THE  LATEST INFORNATION  FROM  THE CENSUS BURUEAU..... JUST OVER 26-PERCENT OF   ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENTS  HAVE
SUBMITTED THEIR INFORMATION  AND  24-PERCENT OF SCOTTSVILLE RESIDENTS HAVE DONE SO…….

THE RESPONSE RATE FOR KENTUCKY IS 28-POINT-THREE PERCENT…..WHICH IS SLIGHTLY HIGHER THAN THE NATIONAL RATE OF 28-POINT-ONE
PERCENT…..

AND IN THE FIRST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT…….THE RESPONSE RATE IS 30-PERCENT…….



OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING
04/01/20

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN OFFICER INVOLVED…..FATAL SHOOTING…..IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY….

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES ATTEMPTED TO STOP A RECKLESS DRIVER  ON KENTUCKY-90….THE PURSUIT ENDED WHEN THE
DRIVER CRASHED INTO A DITCH…..

THE DRIVER…..WHO WAS ARMED WITH A KNIFE…..THEN CONFRONTED DEPUTIES IN AN AGGRESSIVE MANNER…..AND THAT’S WHEN SHOTS WERE
FIRED AND HE SUSTAINED  FATAL INJURIES…..



CORONOA UPDATE
04/01/20

THE COMMONWEALTH HAD ITS WORSE DAY OF THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC YESTERDAY WITH 114 NEW CASES AND SEVEN DEATHS…..WHICH
BRINGS THE TOTALS TO 591 POSITIVE TESTS AND 17-DEATHS……

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAD THE ANNOUNCEMENT DURING HIS DAILY UPDATE YESTERDAY…….AND SAID ALL OF THOSE WHO DIED WERE
ELDERLY AND HAD UNDERLYING MEDICAL PROBLEMS…..

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ANNOUNCED ADDITIONAL STEP BEING TAKEN…..
CHILD-CARE OPTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN PROVIDED TO FIRST RESPONDERS AND HEALTH CARE WORKERS ARE BEING EXPANDED TO GROCERY
STORE WORKERS……

AND THE GOVERNOR SIGNED  AN EXECUTIVE ORDER ALLOWING LOCAL….. COUNTY….  AND  STATE GOVERNMENTS TO HIRE BACK  POLICE.….
FIREFIGHTERS….. E-M-S AND CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS WHO HAVE RETIRED WITH NO PENALITY TO THEIR RETIREMENT……



KY BUDGET
04/01/20

THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY RETURNS TO FRANKFORT TODAY TO TAKE UP A NEW BUDGET FOR THE COMMONWEALTH……AND IN A RARE
MOVE PROMPTED BY THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC……BUDGET NEGOTIATORS  WILL PRESENT  LAWMAKERS WITH ON A ONE-YEAR SPENDING
PLANT THAT HOLDS THE LINE ON THE MAIN   “K-12”  SCHOOL FUNDING FORMULA……LAWMAKERS TRADITIONALL PASS A TWO-YEAR BUDGET…..BUT
ECONOMIC DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE VIRUS NECESSITATED THE UNPRECEDENTED MOVE TO A ONE YEAR BUDGET…..

THE BUDGET DOESN’T INCLUDE A PAY RAISE FOR TEACHERS WHICH GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAD PUSHED FOR…..

PASSING A ONE YEAR SPENDING PLAN ENABLES LAWMAKERS TO MEET THEIR CONSTITUTIONAL DUTY OF PASSING A BUDGET……AS THEY PREPARE
FOR A SHARP DOWNTURN IN TAX COLLECTIONS AS MANY BUSINESSES HAVE CLOSED OR SCALED BACK OPERATIONS……



SPORTS
04/01/20

THE K-H-S-DOUBLE-A  HAS SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY REGUALR SEASONS AND POSTSEASONS FOR BASEBALL…..SOFTBALL…..TENNIS…..AND
TRACK AND FIELD…..

IN ADDITION…..THE BOYS AND GIRLS  “SWEET 16” REMAINS SUSPENDED…..

ALSO…..NO PRACTICE IS PERMITTED BY ATHLETES ON A CURRENT SEASON ROSTER OR WHO HAS PRACTIVED AT ANY TIME DURING THE 2019-20  
SCHOOL YEAR……
AND NO COACHING IS PERMITTED BY ANY COACH…….PAID OR UNPAID……







CORONA UPDATE
03/31/20

DURING HIS CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THERE WERE 42-NEW CASES…..BRINGING THE
COMMONWEALTH’S TOTAL TO 480……YESTERDAY’S NEW POSITIVES INCLUDED TWO FROM A NURSING HOME IN CAMPBELL COUNTY……A PATIENT
AND STAFF MEMBER….WHICH ARE THE FIRST FROM A LONG-CARE  NURSING  FACILITY  IN KENTUCKY…..
TWO NEW DEATHS WERE ALSO REPORTED…..ONE IN SIMPSON COUNTY AND ONE IN KENTON…..

GOVERNOR BESHEAR ALSO ANNOUNCED HE SIGNED A NEW EXECUTIVER ORDER TO DIRECT KENTUCKIANS TO NOT TRAVEL TO THE STATES….
EXCEPT FOR A FEW EXCEPTIONS  INCLUDING FOR YOUR JOB…..TO GO TO THE GROCERY STORE…..A MEDICAL CARE…..MEDICINE OR OTHER
SUPPLIES AND NECESSITIES…..TO CARE FOR A LOVED ONE….OR A COURT REQUIRES YOU TO TRAVEL…..

IF YOU DO TRAVEL TO ANOTHER STATE FOR ANY OTHER REASON….THE  ORDER REQUIRES YOU TO SELF-QUARANTINE FOR 14-DAYS WHEN YOU
RETURN TO THE COMMONWEALTH…….



DOLLAR GENERAL DISCOUNT
03/31/20

DOLLAR GENERAL IS NOW PROVIDING ALL MEDICAL PERSONNEL……FIRST RESPONDERS…..AND ACTIVATED NATIONAL GUARDSMEN WITH A 10-
DISCOUNT ON QUALIFYING PURCHASES…..

THE  DISCOUNT WILL BE OFFERED THRU APRIL 30TH…….BUT MAY BE EXTENDED BASED ON THE STATUS OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC…..

DOLLAR GENERAL STORES ARE ALSO DEDICATING THE FIRST HOUR EACH  MORNING TO SENIOR SHOPPERS .WITH THE GOAL OF  PROVIDING AT-
RISK SHOPPERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHOP FOR ESSENTIAL ITEMS IN A LESS CROWDED ENVIRONMENT……
STORES ARE ALSO CLOSING  ONE HOUR EARLY TO CLEAN AND RE-STOCK SHELVES……AS-WELL-AS FOR EMPLOYEES’ SAFETY AND WELL-BEING…….



JOHNSON
03/31/20

81 YEAROLD KATHLEEN GARRETT JOHNSON OF GLASGOW DIED YESTERDAY (MON)…..PRIVATE SERVICES WILL BE HELD……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SHERRY AND TIM WHEELER…. AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; GREG AND TORIE ALL OF
FOUNTAIN RUN…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; DAVID AND EVELYN GARRETT OF TEXAS…..FIVE GRANDCHILDRREN ANDA GREAT-
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
03/31/20

THE  N-C-A-A  HAS VOTED TO ALLOW  SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE SPRING-SPORT  STUDENT-ATHLETES AN ADDITIONAL SEASON OF COMPETITION…..AND
AN EXTENSION OF THEIR PERIOD OF ELIGIBILTY……

FINANCIAL AID RULES HAVE ALSO BEEN ADJUSTED TO ALLOW TEAMS TO CARRY MORE MEMBERS ON SCHOLARSHIP TO ACCOUNT FOR INCOMING
RECRUITS AND STUDENT-ATHLETES WHO HAD BEEN IN THEIR LAST YEAR OF ELIGIBILITY WHO DECIDE TO STAY……







CORONA UPDATE
03/30/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR YESTERDAY REPORTED 45 NEWLY  CONFIRMED CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY……BRINING THE TOTAL TO
439……BUT YESTERDAY’S NUMBER OFD NEW CASSES WAS THE LOWEST NUMBER IN FOUR DAYS AND LESS THAN HALF OF THE 92-NEW CASES
REPORTED ON SATURDAY……


THE GOVERNOR ALSO PRESSED KENTUCKIANS TO REMAIN VIGILANT ABOUT SOCIAL DISTANCING AMID REPORTS OF CROWDING AT GOLF
COURSES…..BASKETBALL COURTS…..AND HOME IMPROVEMENT STORES……..

WHILE HE DIDN’T ANNOUCE ANY MORE RESTRICTIONS……HE ONCE AGAIN CAUTION PEOPLE LIVING ALONG THE BORDER WITH TENNESSEE AGAINST
GOING TO BUSINESS TYPES THERE THAT ARE CLOSED IN KENTUCKY……



STATE  BUDGET
03/30/20

AS HOUSE AND SENATE BUDGET NEGOTIATORS  ARE CRFTING A FINAL TWO-YEAR SPENDING PLAN……KENTUCKY HOUSE SPEAKER DAVID OSBORNE
SAYS ECONOMIC DAMAGE FROM THE CORONA-VIRUS E WILL FORCE LAWMAKERS TO SCALE BACK STATE SPENDING PLANS…..

HE’S  FORECASTING AN AUSTORE STATE BUDGET…..AND SAID THAT PROPOSED PAY RAISES  FOR TEACHERS AND STATE EMPLOYEES ARE NOW
UNLIKELY……

HE ALSO SAID INCREASES  IN THE COMMONWEALTH’S MAIN FUNDING FORMULAT FOR…… “K” THRU 12TH GRADE SCHOOLS…..ARE NOW IN
JEOPARDY…….



SUPREME COURT
03/30/20

AS SOCIAL DISTANCING BECOMES EVEN MORE CRITICAL DURING THE PANDEMIC…… THE KENTUCKY JUDICIAL BRANCH CONTINUES TO MAKE
CHANGES THAT WILL ENSURE ACCESS TO THE COURTS…..WHILE PROTECTING THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF COURT PERSONNEL AND THE
PUBLIC…..

AS CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN MINTON-JUNIOR  HAS ANNOUNCED NEW AMENDMENTS TO THE SUPREME COURT ORDER  RESTRICTING IN-PERSON COURT
PROVEEDING……
THE AMENDMENTS EXTEND THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ORDER THRU APRIL 24TH……
TEMPORARY CHILD SUPPORT AND IN-CUSTODY JUVENILE DETENTIONHEARINGS ARE BEING ADDED TO THE LIST OF “EMERGENCY OR TIME-
SENSITIVE MATTERS”….

AND THE NEW AMENDMENTS ALLOWS  JUDGES TO USE TELEPHONIC OR VIDEO TECHNOLOGY TO HEAR SEVERL MATTERS……



SPORTS
03/30/20

THE FINAL DEADLINE TO NOMINATE HORSES  FOR THE “TRIPLE CROWN” SERIES….. WHICH WAS TODAY…… IS BEING EXTENDED INDEFINITELY
BECAUSE OF THE CORONA-VIRUS……

A TOTAL OF 347 HORSES WERE NOMINATED DURING THE EARLY PHASE THAT CLOSED  JANUARY   25TH…..

THE KENTUCKY DERBY HAS BEEN MOVED FROM  MAY SECOND TO SEPTEMBER FIFTH…….WHILE MAYLAND AND NEW YORK RACING OFFICIALS ARE
CONTINUING DISCUSSIONS TO DECIDE WHEN THE PREAKNESS AND BELMONT STAKES WILL BE RUN……







HARTMAN
03/27/20

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORE……LEAH HARTMAN…..HAS BEEN ACCEPTED TO THE GATTON ACADMEY OF MATHEMATICS
AND SCIENCE LOCATED ON THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY CAMPUS…..

HARTMAN WILL START THIS FALL AT GATTON WITH DUAL ENROLLMENT STATUS…..AS A JUNIOR AT  AC/S  AND A STUDENT AT WESTERN……

SHE’S FINISH HIGH SCHOOL WHILE EARNING BETWEEN   60 AND 72 COLLEGE HOURS……



KET SCHEDULE
03/27/20

KENTUCKY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION  IS CHANGING  ITS DAYTIME  LINEUP TO HELP STUDENTS WITH AT-HOME LEARNING……

BEGINNING MONDAY….NORMAL  PROGRAMMING ON WEEK-DAYS…..FROM SEVEN TO FIVE WILL BE REPLACED  WITH A SPECIAL LINEUP SPECIFIC TO
AT-HOME LEARNING FOR CHILDREN FROM PRESCHOOL THROUGH 12TH GRADE……

THE PROGRAM LINEUP WILL CATER TO PRESCHOOL THRU THIRD GRADE FROM SEVEN TO NINE…..FOURTH THRU EIGHTH GRADE FROM NINE TO
THREE…..AND TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FROM THREE TO FIVE……



CORONA
03/27/20

KENTUCKY SAW A ONE-DAY RECORD FOR NEW CASES OF CORONA- VIRUS YESTERDAY WITH 50…..BRINGING THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOTAL  TO AT
LEAST 248…..

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR MADE THAT ANNOUNCEMENT DURING HIS DAILY BRIEFING…..THE GOVERNOR ALSO SAID KENTUCKY  HAD ITS FIRST
CASE OF SOMEONE TESTING POSITIVE IN A NURSING HOME…..A 90-YEAR-OLD MAN IN PERRY COUNTY  WHO WAS REMOVED  FROM THE FACILITY…….
BUT IT WAS LATER REVEALED HE HAD TESTED POSITIVE……

THE COMMONWEALTH  IS ALSO REACTIVATING THE EXPIRED  LICENSES  OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT…….



KY UNEMPLOYMENT
03/27/20

WHILE KENTUCKY IS EXPECTED TO SEE A MASSIVE SPIKE IN UNEMPLOYMENT FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH……FIGURES RELEASED BY THE KENTUCKY
CENTER FOR STATISTICS  THE JOBLESS RATE DROPPED FOR FEBRUARY…….

THE COMMONWEALTH’S  FEBRUARY  20-20  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS  FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN  ONE-TENTH OF A
PERCENTAGE POINT FROM JANUARY……AND WAS UNCHANGED FROM MARCH   20-19…….



HIGDON
03/27/20

60 YEAR OLD TAYLOR HIGDON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  WEDNESDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY……PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE HELD TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT 2-30 WITH PRIVATE BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; SKEETER HIGDON AND SCOOTER HIDGON…..A BROTHER; FRANK…..AND FOUR SISTERS; BETTY HIGDON, RUTH
DOOLIN, LOU PERRY AND SUE MEADOR ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/27/20

THE N-C-A-A  WILL DISTRIBUTE  225-MILLION DOLLARS TO ITS DIVISION-ONE MEMBERS IN JUNE……

HOWEVER…..THAT’S 375-MILLION LESS THAN HAD BEEN BUDGETED THIS YEAR BECAUSE  THE CORONA-VIRUS OUTBREAK  FORCED  THE
CANCELLATION  OF THE MEN’S BASKETBALL  TOURNAMENT…….







COVID-19 TESTING
03/26/20

ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR SCOTT WILLIAMS HAS SHARED SOME  INFORMATION  WITH NEWSWATCH  FOR THOSE INDIVIDUALS
WHO ARE TESTED FOR COVID-19…….

IF YOU ARE TESTED FOR COVID-19….YOU SHOULD SELF-QUARANTINE UNTIL YOU RECEIVE YOUR TEST RESULTS…..UNLESS YOU ARE A HEALTH
CARE WORKER, THEN CONSULT WITH YOUR ORGANIZATION……THE SELF-QUARANTINE WILL PREVENT THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS WHILE YOU’RE
AWATING YOUR TEST RESULTS…..
ALSO WAIT FOR YOUR MEDICAL PROVIDER  TO CALLL YOU WITH THE RESULTS…… AND KEEP IN MIND THIS MAY TAKE A FEW DAYS……
IF YOU ARE POSITIVE FOR COVID-19…..YOUR RESULTS  WILL BE SHARED WITH THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT….WHO WILL CONTACT YOU TO GIVE
DIRECTIONS ON ISOLATIONS PROCEDURES AND THE NEXT STEPS……

AND JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER REMINDS RESIDENTS THAT THERE SHOULD BE NO GATHERINGS OF ANY KIND…..AND DURING THE
COMMONWEALTH’S “STATE OF EMERGENCY”…..GATHERING IS AGAINST THE LAW AND IS A CLASS “A”  MISDEMEANOR……



CORONA UPDATE
03/26/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR…..DURING HIS DAILY BRIEFING YESTERDAY…..SAID THERE WERE 35-NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY…..
HOWEVER….THAT NUMBER WAS DOWN FROM TUESDAY…..

A  FIFTH DEATH FROM THE VIRUS WAS ALSO REPORTED……A 75-YEAR OLD MAN FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY WHO HAD OTHER HEALTH ISSUES……

THE GOVERNOR URGED KENTUCKIANS TO CONTINUE TO STAY AT HOME AND SAID THE NEXT TWO-TO-THREE WEEKS ARE CRITICAL…..

HE ALSO SAID SOME REQUIRMENTS HAVE BEEN RELAXED SO INDIVIDUALS CAN FILE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT…….INDEPENDENT CONTACTORS….SMALL
BUSINESS OWNERS…..SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS……COSMETOLOGISTS…..AND ANYONE WHO HAD TO LEAVE THEIR JOB BECAUSE OF QUARANTINE
AND NO PAID LEAVE NOW QUALIFIES FOR UNEMPLOYMENT…..



INFORMATION SOURCES
03/26/19

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS ESTABLISHED TWO SOURCES FOR RESIDENTS TO OBTAIN  INFORMATION ON THE CORONA-VIRUS AND HAVE THEIR
QUESTIONS  ANSWERED…..

THE  COVID-19 HOTLINE NUMBER IS……800-SEVEN-TWO-TWO-57-25……..

AND YOU CAN ALSO GO ON-LINE TO…..K-Y-DOT-COVID-19-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……

LOCALLY……MAYOR DAVID BURCH AND JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER  HAVE CREATED A NEW FACEBOOK PAGE……A-C-S-U-ALLEN
COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE UNITED…..WHERE YOU’LL FIND LOCAL INFORMATION…..

INFORMATION IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACE BOOK PAGE



SCHOOL MEALS
03/26/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT CONTINUES TO PROVIDE MEALS TO STUDENTS AS THEY REMAIN AT HOME DURING THE COVID-19  
PANDEMIC……

SEVERAL MEAL SITES ARE SET UP AND EACH MORING AT 10……SCHOOL BUSES LOADED  WITH MEALS MAKE DELIVERIES TO HOMES…AS SOME 45-
HUNDRED MEALS  WERE DISTRIBUTED  YESTERDAY……

WHEN THE BUSES RUN TODAY…….STUDENTS WILL BE GIVEN MEALS FOR TWO DAYS AS THERE WILL BE NO MEAL DELIVERY TOMORROW…….

IT TAKES 105 PEOPLE ADAY  TO MAKE THE DELIVERIES……AND IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP…..CALL RICK FISHER  AT….SIX-ONE-EIGHT-32-64……



SPORTS
03/26/20

THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON WAS TO OPEN TODAY……BUT  WITH OPENING DAY DELAYED TO AT LEAST  MID-MAY…..30 GAMES WILL BE
AIRED ACROSS DIGITAL PLATFORMS TODAY……

M-L-B WILL AIR ONE MEMORABLE GAME FOR EACH FRANCHISE ON ITS…..YOU-TUBE….. TWITTER…..AND FACEBOOK PAGES…..

AND ALL GAMES WILL BE STREAMED ON….M-L-B-DOT-COM……..




J-M SMUCKER
03/25/20

THE J-M MUCKER COMPANY HAS ANNOUNCED A SERIES OF MEASURES TO SUPPORT ITS EMPLOYEES AND COMMUNITIES AS THEY DEAL WITH THE
IMPACT OF  “COVID-19”……IN ADDITION TO IMPLEMENTING EXTENSIVE SANITATION  MEASURES AND TEMPERATURE SCREENINGS……THE COMPANY
HAS ESTABLISHED OTHER MESURES INCLUDING:
MAXIMIZING PRODUCTION AT ITS FACILITIES…….
PROVIDING UP TO 12-WEEKS OF FULL PAY AND BENEFITS FOR EMPLOYEES WHOSE MANUFACTURING OR DISTRIBUTION FACILITY IS CLOSED DUE TO
THE “COVID-19” SITUATION…..
PAID SICK LEAVE FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO MUST MISS WORK TO CARE FOR INDEPENDENTS OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS WHO TEST POSITIVE FOR THE
CORNOA-VIRUS…..
AND PAYING 100-PERCENT OF “COVID-19” TESTING……



CORONA UPDATE
03/25/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID DURING HIS CORONA  UPDATE YESTERDAY….THAT THE COMMONWEALTH HAD 39-NEW CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS….
THE LARGEST SINGLE DAY SO FAR…..BRINGING KENTUCKY’S TOTAL TO AT LEAST 163…..

BESHEAR ALSO ANNNOUNCES THAT EFFECT AT EIGHT’O’CLOCK TOMORROW NIGHT…..ALL “NON-LIFE SUSTAINING BUSINESSES” WILL CLOSE TO IN-
PERSON TRAFFIC……

AN EXECUTIVE ORDER….TO BE ISSUED TODAY…..WILL OUTLINE THE DETAILS…. BUT THE GOVERNOR DID SAY BUSINESSES EXEMPTED FROM HIS
ORDER OF A FEW DAYS AGO WILL REMAIN SSO…..
THOSE INCLUDED GROCERY STORES…..PHARMACIES AND DRUG STORES….. BANKS…..GAS STATIONS…..AUTO REPAIR AND PARTS BUSINESSES…..
MEDIA….. AGRICULTURE-RELATED BUSINESSES AND LIQUOR STORES…..



ALLEN CORONA CASE
03/25/20

ALLEN COUNTY STILL HAS ONLY ONE CONFIRMED CASE OF THE CORONA-VIRUS…. INVOLVING A 24-YEAR OLD FEMALE…..WHO IS CURRENTLY
RECOVERING…..

AUTHORITIES SAY ALL OF THE INDIVIDUALS SHE HAD BEEN IN CONTACT WITH HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED…….  



MCDOWELL
03/25/20

60 YEAR OLD MARK ANTHONY MCDOWELL OF JAMESTOWN DIED MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE……AND NO SERVICES ARE SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; ETHAN LAFAVOR OF SCOTTSVILLE…….HIS MOTHER; JANICE BLANFORD…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; RHONDA
AND TIM BRAWNER ALL OF  TENNESSEE…..SEVEN  BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; BOR AND YVONNE BLANDORD OF TEXAS, JIM BLANDFORD OF
INDIANA, DAVID AND HEATHER BLANFORD OF FLORIDA AND KEVIN, JENNY BLANFORD AND SCOTT AND TRISH BLANFORD ALL OF TENNESSEE,
PATRICK ND CARRIE BLANFORD OF KENTUCKY AND DAVID SIMPSON OF INDIANA………..



WILSON
03/25/20

81 YEAR OLD CHARLENE DREW WILSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT CEDAR CROSS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; CHARLOTTE AND STEVE WHITE OF NORTH CAROLINA AND MARILYN DE MATTEO OF
TENNESSEE…….A STEP-SON AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; LARRY AND BECKY WILSON OF CARROLLTON….. TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
03/25/20

THE TOKYO OLYMPICS WERE POSTPONED YESTERDAY UNTIL 20-21…..

THE  “I-O-C”   SAID THE GAMES WILL BE HELD NO LATER THAT THE SUMMER OF 20-21……BUT THEY WILL STILL BE CALLED THE 20-20 TOKYO
OLYMPICS……







FISCAL COURT
03/24/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS TONIGHT……THE MEETING WAS TO HAVE BEEN HELD AT THE SOUTH ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT……BUT IS BEING
MOVED BACK TO THE FISCAL COURT MEETING ROOM  IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING……

BECAUSE OF THE CORONA-VIRUS……THE PUBLIC WILL NOT BE ADMITTED TO THE MEETING…..
BUT IT WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED ON THE ALLEN COUNTY ACTION NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE…..
AND CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…….WLCK…..STARTING AROUND SEVEN……



CORONA UPDATE
03/24/20

DURING HIS AFTERNOON BREIFING YESTERDAY……
GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID KENTUCKY HAS SEEN ITS FOURTH DEATH FROM THE CORONA VIRUS AND THERE ARE NOW AT LEAST 124
CONFIRMED CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..THE LATEST DEATH WAS AN 82 YEAR OLD WOMAN IN LEXINGTON WHO HAD UNDERLYING HEALTH
CONDITIONS……

WITH NATIONAL HEALTH EXPERTS WARNING OF A SPIKE IN THE NUMBER OF POSITIVE  CORONA-VIRUS TESTS…..KENTUCKY IS STEPPING UP
SECURITY AT HEALTH CARE  FACILITIES….WHICH HAS READY BEGUN…..AND INCLUDES LAW ENFORCEMENT AND SOME NATIONAL GUARD TO MAKE
SURE ANY CASES OF PUBLIC CONCERN OR PANIC DON’T GET SERIOUS…..AND TO INSURE THE SAFETY OF PATIENTS AND HEALTH CARE
WORKERS…..



SHOCKLEY
03/24/20

64 YEAR OLD RICKY SHOCKLEY OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN….A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICE
WILL BE HELD FOR FAMILY ONLY…….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPRESSIONS…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE  DAUGHTERS;  MISTY GRAVES AND TERRY JACKSON OF FOUNTAIN RUN AND BEVERLY WARREN OF EDMONTON…..AND
TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; SHORTY AND JULIE SHOCKLEY OF TENNESSEE AND WILLIAM SHOCKLEY OF FLORIDA…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN
AND NINE GREAT-GRANDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



BUCHANON
03/24/70

75 YEAR OLD BETTIE LOU BUCHANON DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE……A PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL
BE HELD FOR FAMILY ONLY……AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE ALLEN OR WARREN COUNTY HUMANE
SOCIETIES OR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; FREDA AND MICHAEL HUBBARD OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A STEP-DAUGHTER AND STEP-SON-IN-
LAW; CONNIE AND JAMES WOODARD OF TENNESSEE…..TWO GRANDCHIDLREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
03/24/20

THERE’S HOPE…..FOR AT LEAST NOW…..THAT THE P-G-A TOUR WILL STILL COME TO THE BLUEGRASS IN JULY…..

THE BARBASOL CHAMPSIONSHIP…..SCHEUDLED FOR JULY 16TH THRU 19TH AT KEENE TRACE GOLF CLUB IN NICHOLASVILLE…..HAS YET TO BE
POSTPONED OR CANCELED……

THE MASTERS  AND P-G-A CHAMPIONSHIP HAVE BEEN POSTPONED…..THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP WAS CANCELED…..AND NO DECISION HAS BEEN
MADE ON THE  U-S OPEN…..AS THE P-G-A TOUR HASN’T MADE ANY DECISIONS ON TOURNAMENTS BEYOND MAY 21ST…..







COVID UPDATE
03/23/20

IN HIS SUNDAY NIGHT COVID-19 BRAFING…..GOVERNOR ANDY BRESHSERA SAID THE COMMONWEALTH NOW HAS 103 POSITIVE CASE OF CORONA
VIRUS…..BESHEAR SAID HE BELIEVED OVER TWO-THOUSAND  TESTS HAD BEEN ADMINISTEREDTO DATE…..AND THE AVERAGE AGE OF POSITIVE
CASES WAS           53-POINT-THREE…..THE COMMONWEALTH ALSO NOW HAS TWO NEW LABS UP AND TESTING PATIENTS…..…..
THE GOVERNER ALSO ANNOUINCED THAT  NON-ESSENTIAL RETAIL BUSINESSES WILL CLOSE TONIGHT AT EIGHT…….BUSINESSES AFFERCT BY  THE
CLOSURE ARE ENTERTAINMENT…..SPORTING GOODS….CLOTHING AND SHOE STORES….BOOK STORES….JEWELRY…..FLORISTS…..FURNITURE AND
AUTO DEALERS….WHILE PEOPLE CAN’T GO INTO THE STORES….THEY CAN ORDER ON LINE FOR CURBSIDE SERVICE OR DELIVERS…..
NOT AFFECTED BY THE CLOSURE ARE GROCERY STORES….PHARMACIES AND DRUG STORES…..GAS STATIONS…..AUTO REPAIR…..PARTS STORES
AND LIQUOR STORES….AND THE GOVERNOR WENT ON TO SAY THAT NO MATTER WHAT RESTRICTIN ARE PUT IN PLACE….RESIDENTS WILL ALWAYS
BE ABLE TO GO TO THE GROCERY STORS…..SO DO NOT HOARD FOOD…..
AND IT’S   NOW  MANDARY  FOR  MEDICAL FACILITIESTO CEASE ELECTIVE OR NON-ESSENTIAL PROCEDURES…..



PAUL TESTS POSITIVE
03/23/20

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE CORONA-VIRUS….

PAUL  SAID HE HAS NOT HAD ANY SYMPTOMS AND WAS TESTED OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION DUE TO HIS EXTENSIVE TRAVEL AND
EVENTS…….

HE  ATTENDED A  FUNDRAISER  IN LOUISVILLE ON MARCH SEVENTH…..WHICH WAS ATTENDED  BY A WOMAN WHO LATER TESTED POSTIVE FOR THE
VIRUS……



ALLEN COUNTY COVID-19
03/23/20

ALLEN  COUNTY HAS RECORDED ITS FIRST CONFIRMED  POSITIVE COVID-19 CASE…..

ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR…..DAVID WILLIAMS…..TELLS NEWSWATCH THE PATIENT IS A 24-YEAR OLD FEMALE…..

WILLIAMS WENT ON TO EMPHASIZE THAT IF ANYONE GETS A CALL FROM THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT……TO ANSWER IT…….THEY’RE IN
THE PROCESS OF NOTIFYING THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE……OR MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE PATIENT……



SPORTS
03/23/20


THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE  IS GOING TO TAKE  UP TO FOUR WEEKS TO CONSIDER POSTPOING THE TOKYO OLYMPICS…..

THE I-O-C  IS PLANNING MEETINGS WITH JAPANESE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES…..GLOBAL SPORTS OFFICIALS…..BROADCASTERS….AND SPONSORS……

THE GAMES ARE SCHEUDLED TO START JULY 24TH…….AND THE  I-O-C SAYS CANCELING THE GAMES IS NOT UNDER CONSIDERATION……







ALLEN COUNTY CORONA CASES
03/22/90

ALLEN COUNTY HAS ITS FIRST CONFRIMED  CASE  OF CORONAVIRUS.  A 24 YEAR OLD FEMALE WHO'S QUARANTENED.







CORONA UPDATE
03/21/20

WARREN COUNTY HAS ITS THIRD CONFIRMED CASE OF THE CORONA VIRUS….THE 73 YEAR OLD MAN IS BEING TREATED AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT
BOWLING GREEN….

DURING HIS AFTERNOON UPDATE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THE COMMONWEALTH NOW HAS 63 POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-
19…..BESIDES WARREN…..OTHER NEW CASES OF THE VIRUS WERE REPORTED IN ANDERSON….. CALLOWAY…..FAYETTE …..HARDIN…..
HENDERSON……AND OLDHAM…..

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ASKED SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS TO CONTINUE THEIR BAN ON “IN-PERSON” CLASSES UNTIL AT LEAST APRIL  20TH……

AND FOLLOWING THE LEAD OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT…..THE COMMONWEALTH HAS EXTENDED THE TAX FILING DEADLINE TO JULY 15TH…….







NCLASS@HOME
03/20/20

IN ACCORDANCE WITH A REQUEST FROM GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR…..ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS HAMBY HAS INFORMED
NEWSWATCH THAT ALLEN COUNTY IS EXTENDING “NCLASS@HOME”  THRU FRIDAY-APRIL 17TH…..

MORE INFORMATION ON CONTINUING  “NCLASS@HOME” WILL BE FORTHCOMING NEXT WEEK…..

ALSO……..TODAY  WAS THE FIRST DAY OF DELIVERING MEALS TO STUDENTS HOMES…..AND THREE-THOUSAND MEALS WERE GIVEN OUT…..ANY
CHILD IN THE COUNTY……AGES ONE TO 18……MAY RECEIVE THE MEALS……

THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IS ALSO SEEKING VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST WITH THIS COMMUNITY PROJECT……..



CORONA UPDATE
03/20/20

IN HIS CORONA VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY……GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THE COMMONWEALTH NOW HAS 47 POSITIVE CORONA VIRUS
CASES…..A SECOND DEATH……AND A SECOND CHILD HAS TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19…..

THE SECOND DEATH WAS A 64 YEAR OLD MAN FROM  JEFFERSON COUNTY WHO HAD A  NUMBER OF OTHER FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTED TO HIS
DEATH……AND THE SECOND CHILD THAT TESTED POSITIVE IS A SIX YEAR  OLD FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY……

THE GOVERNER WENT ON TO SAY THERE HASN’T BEEN ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 19…..WHO TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE DISEASE….ADMITTED
INTO THE I-C-U…….



ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT
03/20/20

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENER FOR STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE FROM FOUR-PERCENT IN
DECEMBER TO FOUR-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT IN JANAURY……WHICH IS ALSO ABOVE THE FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT RECORDED IN JANUARY OF
LAST YEAR……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT….JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM  FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT  IN WARREN COUNTY……TO
SIX-POINT-SIX PERECENT  IN HART COUNTY……

AROUND  THE COMMONWEALTH……UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ROSE  IN 94 COUNTIES…..FELL IN  21……AND STAYED THE SAME IN FIVE…..

OLDHAM COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE AT   THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT…..
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT  14-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT…….



KY FUNERALS
03/20/20

KENTUCKY FUNERAL HOMES ARE STAYING OPEN DURING THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC…..BUT THE WAY BUSINESS IS DONE MUST CHANGE…..
ACCORDING TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCAION OF EKNCY…..

FOLLOWING A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RECOMMENDATIONS……VIEWINGS AND FUNERALS  SHOULD INCLUDE ONLY IMMEDIATE FAMILY…..WITH A
LARGER MEMORIAL SERVICE  DELAYED UNTIL AFTER THE CORONA VIRUS HAS PASSED……



SPORTS
03/20/20

THE OLYMPIC FLAME ARRIVED IN JAPAN FROM GREECE YESTERDAY AND WAS GREETED INN A SCALED-DOWN CEREMONY……

THE GAMES ARE SCHEDULED  TO OPEN JULY 24TH……







MEAL DELIVERY
03/19/20

FOR THE PAST WEEK……ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS HAVE BEEN DELIVERING  MEALS TO VARIOUS FEEDING SITES……AND BEGINNING TOMORROW  
MORNING AROUND 10…..THEY WILL BEGIN DELIVERING MEALS TO STUDENTS HOMES……

IF YOUR CHILD DOESN’T RIDE A BUS IN THE AFTERNOON…..THEN YOU MAY STILL PICK UP FOOD  FROM ONE OF THE SUMMER  FEEDNG SITES OR
FLAG THE BUS DOWN AS IT APPROACHES YOUR HOME…….

ALSO ANY CHILD IN THE COUNTY BETWEEN THE AGES OF ONE TO 18…..REGARDLESS IF THEY ARE A CURRENT STUDENT……..IS ELIGIBLE TO
RECEIVE THE MEALS……



EMERGENCY ORDER
03/19/20

THIS MORNING……IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING……ALLEN COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER AND SCOTTSVILLE MAYOR DAVID BURCH
SIGNED EXECUTIVE ORDERS DECLARING A LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY IN SCOTTSVILLE AND ALLEN COUNTY……

THE EXECUTIVE ORDERS DECLARING A LOCAL STATE O EMERGENCY ARE NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE……



CORONA UPDATE
03/19/20

DURING HIS CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID THERE WERE NINE NEW CASES OF THE VIRUS……INCLUDING
THE FIRST CONFIRMED CASE IN WARREN COUNTY…..BRINGING THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOTAL CASES OF CORONA-VIRUS TO 35……

THE WARREN COUNTY CASE IS A 73 YEAR OLD MAN WHO’S BEING TREATED AT GREENVIEW HOSPTIAL…..

THE OTHER NEW CASES WERE REPORTED IN…..BOURBON….KENTON….. FAYETTE….CLARK….AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES  WITH ONE OF THE
JEFFERSON COUNTY CASES BEING AN  EIGHT-MONTH-OLD…..



MEADOWS
03/19/20

88 YEAR OLD GERTRUDE MEADOWS  OF LOUISVILLE DIED TUESDAY IN LOUISVILLE….. FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE FOUNTAIN RUN NATIVE WILL BE
SATURDAY AT 12NOON AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WHITE OAK CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 SATURDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME….

SHE’S SURVIVED BYA SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; THOMAS AND SHIRLEY…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; ELIZABETH AND GARY REXROAT…..AND
TWO SISTERS; BRENDA  DYER AND SUSIE WHITE……THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRAND-CHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



MEDLEY
03/19/20

75 YEAR OLD MURAL THOMAS MEDLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..PRIVATE GRADESIDE
SERVICES WILL BE HELD TOMORROW (FRI)  ON THE FAMILY FARM IN ALLEN COUNTY…….ONLINE CONDOLENCES CAN BE MADE AT……HARWOOD-
STRODE-FUNERAL-HOME-DOT-COM…..AND MEMORIAL ARE SUGGESTED TO HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; WILLIAM AND VANESSA OF BOWLING GREEN…..AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;
KRISTINE AND JOSHUA JUDGE OF WEST VIRGINIA, CINDY AND ALAN WISELY OF VIRGINIA AND JENNIFER AND RUSS HURD OF BOWLING GREEN…..
FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/19/20

NASCAR HAS SUSPENDED ITS SEASON……UNTIL MAY…..AS PART OF THE C-D-C’s RECOMMENDATIONS TO POSTONE GATHERINGS FOR THE NEXT
EIGHT WEEKS BECAUSE OF THE   COVID-19  PANDEMIC…..

THE SERIES PLANS TO RETURN TO THE TRACK AT MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY…..INN VIRGINIA…….ON MAY NINTH……







DOLLAR GENERAL SHOPPING
03/17/20

DOLLAR GENERAL HAS ANNOUNCED PLANS TO DEDICATE THE FIRST HOUR OF EACH SHOPPING DAY TO SENIOR SHOPPERS…..

DOLLAR GENERAL IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGING THE FIRST OUR OF EACH DAY BE DEDICATED TO  SENIOR SHOPPS…..WHO ARE ONE OF THE MOST
VULNERABLE GROUPS TO THE  CORONIA-VIRUS…..
OTHER SHOPPERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PLAN THEIR SHOPPING TRIPS AROUND THIS WINDOW….

ALSO…..ALL DOLLAR GENERAL STORES PLAN TO CLOSE ONE HOUR EARLIER THAN THE CURRENT CLOSING TIMES TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES TIME TO
CLEAN AND RE-STOCK SHELVES…….



INFORMATION SOURCES
03/17/19

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS ESTABLISHED TWO SOURCES FOR RESIDENTS TO OBTAIN  INFORMATON ON THE CORONA-VIRUS AND HAVE THEIR
QUESTIONS ASKED…..

THE  COVID-19 HOTLINE NUMBER IS……800-SEVEN-TWO-TWO-57-25……..

AND YOU CAN ALSO GO ON-LINE TO…..K-Y-DOT-COVID-19-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……




FOOD SITES
03/17/20


BEGINNING TODAY……THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE DELIVERING BREAKFAST AND LUNCH…..FOR STUDENTS…..TO VARIOUS
SITES……

BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED FROM 7-30 TO 9-30 AT THE HIGH SCHOOL AND FROM 7-30 TO 8-30 AT THE CORE…..

THEN LUNCH WILL BE SERVED AT THE…..
HIGH SCHOOL FROM 10-30 TO 11-30…..COUNTY PLACE APARTMENTS AND THE HOUSING AUTHORITY FROM 11 TO 11-25…..ALCO APARTMENTS FROM
11-35 TO 12NOON…..THE CORE FROM 11-45 TO 121-30…….JIM MCDANIEL PARK FROM 12NOON TO 12-25……AND LANDMARK APARTMENTS FORM 12-
10 TO-12-30….

AGAIN…..IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO ONE OF THE SITES…..CALL  SIX-ONE-EIGHT-32-64 TO HAVE THE MEALS DELIVERED…..



CORONA UPDATE
03/17/20

FOUR NEW  CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS WERE REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY….BRINGING THE TOTAL IN KENTUCKY TO 25…..
ONE DEATH HAS BEEN REPORTED……THE 66 YEAR OLD BOURBON COUNTY  MAN ALSO HAD A NUMBER OF OTHER HEALTH ISSUES…..

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ALSO SAID  CHILD CARE CENTERS WILL CLOSE  AT THE END OF THE BUSINESS DAY ON FRIDAY……

AND THE MAY PRIMARY ELECTION WILL BE POSTPONED FROM MAY 19TH TO JUNE 23RD……



CLOSURES
03/17/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS CLOSED THRU APRIL FIFTH AND THEY PLAN ON REOPENING ON MONDAY….APRIL SIXTH…..
DURING THIS TIME IT’S ASK THAT YOU NOT RETURN ANY LIBRARY MATERIALS  UNTIL THEY REOPEN…..ALSO THERE WILL BE NO CHARGE FOR
OVERDUE MATERIALS AND  ITEMS…..AND THEY WILL AUTOMATICLLY RENEW ANY ITEMS CHECKED OUT……..

THE ALLEN COUNTY DISTRICT OFFICE LOBBY WILL BE CLOSED TODAY THRU APRIL FIRST……BILLS MAY BE PAID AT THE DRIVE THRU WINDOW…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM  IS CLOSED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK……







KROGER HOURS
03/16/20

KROGER HAS ISSUED A STATEMENT CONCERNING A CHANGE IN STORE HOURS IN THEIR BOWLING GREEN AND HOPKINSVILLE STORES…..

EFFECTIVE YESTERDAY…..THESE LOCATIONS HAVE TEMPORARILY SHIFTED THEIR SERVICE HOURS FROM SIX IN THE MORNING TO 10 AT NIGHT……



COURT RESTRICTIONS
03/16/20

THE KNTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS ISSUED RESTRICTIONS TO THE COMMONWELAHT’S COURT SYSTEM IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONA-VIRUS….

THE HIGH COURT ISSUED AN ORDER TO BE IMPLEMENTED FROM TODAY UNTIL APRIL 10TH…..TO POSTPONE AND RESCHEUDLE CIVIL PROCEEDINGS
THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH……..

IN-PERSON HEARINGS WILL  ALSO BE SEVERELY LIMITED FOR CRIMINAL CASES….. WITH THE EXECPTION OF EMERGENCY HEARINGS…..DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE HEARINGS…..AND EVIDENTIARY HEARINGS………

SHOW CAUSE HEARINGS FOR FINES AND COURT COSTS ALREADY SCHEUDULED BETWEEN TODAY AND APRIL 10TH WILL BE PUSHED OUT 60-
DAYS………..

THE ORDER IS ALSO DELAYING JURY DUTY……



KY CORNONA VIRUS UPDATE
03/16/20

GOVERNOR ANY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THREE MORE POSITIVE CASES OF THE CORONA-VIRUS IN KENTUCKY….BRINGING THE TOTAL TO
21….

THE LATEST CASES CONFIRMED WERE TWO MORE IN JEFFERSON COUNTY AND THE FIRST CASE IN CLARK COUNTY……THE CORONA-VIRUS IS NOW
HAD CASES IN SEVEN COUNTIES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH…..WITH SIX IN HARRIOSN COUNTY  BEING THE MOST IN ANY SINGLE AREA….

THE GOVERNOR ALSO SAID HE HAS TESTED NEGATIVE….AFTER COMIN IN CONTACT WITH SOMEONE WHO WAS POSITIVE FOR THE VIRUS WHILE
ATTENDING A LARGE EVENT IN LOUISVILLE EARLIES THIS MONTH……





SPORTS
03/16/20

FORMER LOUISVILLE AND KENTUCKY BASKETBALL COACH….RICK PITINO…..IS THE NEW BASKETBALL COACH AT IONA COLLEGE……PITINO
REPLACES  TIM CLUEES WHO RESIGNED FRIDAY FOR  HEALTH REASONS…..

PITINO HAS AN OVER-ALL COLLEGE RECORD OF   770 AND  271….
AND HE WAS THE FIRST COACH TO TAKE THREE DIFFERENCE SCHOOLS TO THE       N-C-A-A FINAL FOUR…..WINNING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AT
LOUISVILLE AND KENTUCKY…….AND HE ALSO WENT TO THE FINAL FOUR WITH PROVIDENCE……







WKU COVID UPDATE
03/12/20

IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19  PANDEMIC……WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY WILL EXTEND SPRING BREAK AND TRANSITION FROM A
CLASSROOM STYLE SETTING…..

W-K-U WILL EXTEND SPRING BREAK THROUGH MARCH 22ND….AS RESIDENTAL HALLS WILL REMAIN OPEN THRU MARCH 15TH AS PLANNED…..

AND WESTERN WILL TRANSITION FROM FACE-TO-FACE CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION TO ANOTHER FORMAT THRU APRIL FIFTH…..



SPORTS
03/12/20

THE ARENAS PLAYING HOST TO THE S-E-C AND A-C-C CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS WILL BE MOSTLY EMPTY THE REST OF THE WEEK AS THE GAMES
WILL BE LAYED WITH OUT FANS…..

AND THE N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..WHICH STARTS NEXT WEEK…..WILL ALSO BE PLAYED WITHOUT FANS IN ATTENDANCE…..

A PRESS CONFERENCE WAS HELD AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL YESERDAY TO INTRODUCE JOSE RAMIREZ AS THE NEW VARSITY
SOCCER COACH AND WILLIAMD DEL RIO AS THE ASSISTANT COACH







CORONA UPDATE
03/11/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED LAST NIGHT  THAT KENTUCKY’S TOTAL NUMBER OF CORONA VIRUS CASES  HAS GROWN TO EIGHT…..THE
TWO NEW CASES ARE BOTH PEOPLE  FROM HARRISON COUNTY WHERE THE FIRST CASE WAS CONFIRMED….
KENTUCKY HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY  THEY HAVE  RECEIVED  RESULTS OF 54 CASES…..WITH 46 OF THOSE BEING NEGATIVE……18 OF THE 20 RESULTS
RECEIVED YESTERDAY WERE NEGATIVE…..

THE COMMONWEALTH’S NURING HOMES ARE RESTRICTING VISTORS BEGINNING TODAY TO COMBAT THE CORONA VIRUS FROM SPREADING TO A
VULNERABLE POPULATION……

THE BESHEAR ADMINISTRATION HAS ALSO ISSUED…..VERY STRONG GUIDANCE….. FOR PRIVATE RUN FACILITIES……AND CAL TURNER REHAB AND
SPECIALITY CARE IS RESTRICTING VISITATION STARTING TODAY…….



SPORTS
03/11/20

SENIOR PATRIOT BASKETBALL PLAYER CHARLIE CALVERT HAS BEEN NAMED TO THE 22-MEMBER….TOM LEACH ALL RESILIENT TEAM…..

THE RECOGNITION HONORS STUDENT-ATHLETES FROM  KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOLS WHO HAD TO OVERCOME ADVERSITY TO PARTICIPATE….AND OR
EXCELL IN SPORTS IN THE PAST CALENDAR YEAR……


AND THE GIRL’S SWEET 16 BEGINS TODAY AS…..
IN TODAY’S OPENING ROUND….
RYLE PLAYS LETCHER COUNTY AND E’TOWN GOES AGAINST BULLITT EAST…..

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







CORONA VIRUS
03/10/20

AT A PRESS CONFERENCE LAST NIGHT…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAID TWO MORE PEOPLE HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE CORONA-VIRUS IN
KENTUCKY…… BRINGING THE TOTAL TO SIX……

THE LATEST CASES ARE IN FAYETTE AND HARRISON COUNTIES……AS HARRISON COUNTY NOW HAS THRE CASES…..FAYETEE COUNTY HAS TWO
PEOPLE BEING THREATED  AND ONE IN JEFFERSON COUNTY…..
THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN HAS TESTED ONE PERSON FOR THE VIRUS……AND THE TEST RESULT WAS NEGATIVE…..

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH…..STATE OPERATIONS CENTER IS OPERATING AT LEVEL ONE…..WHICH IS THE HIGHEST
CACTIVATION LEVEL…..
AND THERE’S A NEW HOTLINE FOR KENTUCKIANS TO CALL WITH  CONERNS AND QUESTIONS  ABOUT THE  VIRUS…..AND THAT NUMBER IS……ONE-
800-SEVEN-TWO-TWO-57-25



WHITE
03/10/20

67 YEAR OLD JERRY WAYNE WHITE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..GRVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE
AT ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PAM WHITE……FIVE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JOSHUA AND CHRISTINE AND JUSTIN  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE,
ZACHARY AND JENNIFER AND MATTHEW AND JACQUELINE ALL OF BOWLING GREEN AND BRIAN OF ILLINOIS….. THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-
LAW; SHANNON AND NICK WHITE OF BOWLING GREEN AND MEGAN AND KEVEN WHITE AND KELLIE MILLER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….. THREE
BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; TIM AND CHERYL RICE AND TERRY RICE ALL OF MISSOURI AND DENNIS RICE OF KANSAS…..AND A SISTER; TAMMY
RICE OF MISSOURI…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX STEP-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



WILLIAMS
03/10/20

93 YEAR OLD ALMA PHILLIPS WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
12NOON TOMORROW (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; NORMA AND CARROL WILLOUGHBY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER; PAULINE NORBY OF
MINNESOTA……AND TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; MILDRED PHILLIPS AND ARTHEMA CARTER BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/10/20

THE BOY’S FOURTH REGION BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED TONIGHT AS BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON WARREN CENTRAL…..


THE PREDATORS ARE IN MONTREAL TO TAKE ON THE CANADIENS……







TIME OFF
03/06/20

IN THE MIDST OF A BAD FLU SEASON….AND THE GROWING THREAT OF THE CORONAVIRUS…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS CALLED ON
EMPLOYERS TO OFFER PAID SICK LEAVE IF THE DON’T ALREADY…..

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR ECONOMIC POLICY…..THE COMMONWEALTH  IS ONE OF THE WORST STATE’S IN THE NATION WHEN IT
COMES TO OFFERING PAID SICK LEAVE…..IN PART…..BECAUSE IT HAS SO MANY LOW-WAGE JOBS……



ESCAPEE CAPTURED
03/06/20

AN ESCAPEE FROM A HART COUNTY JAIL WORK DETAIL HAS BEEN LOCATED AND TAKEN INTO CUSTODY BY STATE POLICE….

JERRY BRITT WAS CHARGED WITH ESCAPE AND THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING-AUTO……



KY CORONAVIRUS
03/0620

KENTUCKY IS TESTING A HANDFULL OF PATIENTS FOR THE CORONAVIRUS…..BUT THERE ARE NO CONFIRMED CASES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR SAYS OFFICIALS HAVE TESTED SEVEN LOW-RISK INDIVIDUALS FOR THE VIRUS…..FOUR TESTED NEGATIVE AND THREE
RESULTS ARE PENDING……
THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH  NOW  HAS THE CAPABILITY TO TEST FOR THE VIRUS AND CAN GET RESULTS IN THE SAME DAY OR
THE NEXT DAY…..

MEANWHLE….TENNESSEE HAS CONFIRMED ITS FIRST CASE OF THE VIRUS…..THE PATIENT IS AN ADULT MALE LIVING IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY WHO
RECENTLY TRAVELD OUT OF THE STATE…..THE INDIVIDUAL IS ISOLATED AT HOME WITH MILD SYMPTOMS…..



MUTTER NOT GUILTY
03/06/20

AN ALLEN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY…..

JACKIE MUTTER HAD BEEN CHARGED WITH THE JANUARY TWENTY-17 SHOOTING DEATH OF 38 YEAR OLD WENDELL JACKSON….

MUTTER CLAIMED HE SHOT JACKSON IN  SELF-DEFENSE AND THEY JURY AGREED……



RIGSBY
03/06/20

37 YEAR OLD JEFFERY BRYANT  “JEFF”  RIGSBY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FEBRUARY 19TH AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..A CELEBRATION OF LIFE
SERVICE  WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (SAT) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS FATHER; TOM AND WIFE DEBBIE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HIS MOTHER; CINDY RIETKERK AND HUSBAND KIPP OF FLORIDA……A
BROTHER; ZACH OF BOWLING GREEN…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; SAMANTHA AND JOEY SMITH OF GLASGOW……A STEP-BROTHER; SEAN
RIETKERK OF MICHIGAN…..MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; DEANIE VOYLES OF LEWISPORT…..AND PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; EDNA RIGSBY OF
BOWLING GREEN…..



SPORTS
03/06/20

THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION BASKETBALL  TOURNAMENT CONTINUES AT DIDDLE ARENA AS……
RUSSELL COUNTY GOES AGAINST BOWLING GREEN,,,,,
AND LOGAN COUNTY TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY……







CAMPGROUNDS TO OPEN
03/05/20

KENTUCKY STATE PARK CAMPGROUNDS ARE PREPARING TO OPEN LATER THIS MONTH…..

THE CAMPING SEASON OFFICIALY STARTS MARCH 13TH AT ALL 30-KENTUCKY STATE PARK CAMPGOUNDS…..THAT FEATUE ABOUT 23-HUNDRED
CAMPING SITES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH…….

ALL STATE PARK CAMPGROUNDS HAVE WATER AND ELECTRIC  SERVICE  WITH DUMP STATIONS OR SEWER HOOKUPS…..ALONG WITH PICNIC TABLES
AND FIRE RINGS  AT EACH IMPROVED SITE AND BATHHOUSES…..PRIMITIVE SITES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE…..



VOTING RIGHTS
03/05/20

MORE THAN 152-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS NOW HAVE A CONVENIENT WAY TO FIND OUT IF THEIR VOTING RIGHTS HAVE BEEN RESTORED….

YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR  ANDY BESHEAR  UNVEILED A WEBSITE…..CIVIL-RIGHTS-RESTORE-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV…….TO HELP KENTUCKIANS  
DETERMINE IF THEY QUALIFY……

ON HIS THIRD  DAY IN OFFICE……BESHEAR SIGNED AN ORDER RESTORING   THE RIGHTS TO VOTE AND HOLD PUBLIC OFFICE TO KENTUCKIANS WHO
WERE CONVICTED OF MOST  NON-VIOLENT FELONIES AND WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR SENTENCES……



ESCAPEE
03/05/20

STATE POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A SCOTTSVILLE MAN WHO ESCAPED FROM A HART COUNTY JAIL WORK DETAIL YESTERDAY…..

37 YEAR OLD JERRY BRITT TOOK A  TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN….GOLD LINCOLN NAVIGATOR IN THE BLUEGRASS AVENUE AREA IN HART COUNTY…..THE
VEHICLE  WAS LATER LOCATED  IN THE SHANTY HOLLOW AREA OF WARREN COUNTY…..
BRITT IS A WHITE MALE WITH BROWN HAIR AND HAZEL EYES…..HE’S FIVE-FEET 11-INCLES TALL AND WEIGHT 175-POUNDS……AND WAS WEARING  
BLUE JEANS….BLACK HOODIE AND CAMOUFLAGE HAT…..

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION  ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF JERRY BRITT IS ASKED TO CONTACT  STATE POLICE  AT TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-
EIGHT-TWO-20-10….OR BY TEXT A TIP VIA THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE  APP……



SPORTS
03/05/20

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON THE STARS……







UNCLAIMED PROPERTY
03/04/20

DURING THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24TH….THE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY DIVISION OF THE KENTUCKY STATE TREASURER’S OFFICE  RETURNED  ONE-
POINT-TWO MILLION DOLLARS TO KENTUCKIANS…..
THIS IS THE FIRST MILLION DOLLAR PAYMENT OF THE YEAR…..AND SINCE TAKING OFFICE IN TWENTY-16…..TREASURER  ALLISON BALL HAS
RETURNED 93-MILLION DOLLARS IN UNCLAIMED PROPERTY TO KENTUCKIANS…..

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY GENERALLY CONSISTS OF PAYROOL CHECKS….UNCLAIMED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES….OLD LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES…..
STOCKS…..OR VENDOR CHECKS…..

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT UNCLAIMED PROPERTY….GO ONLINE TO…..TREASURY-DOT-K-Y-DOTGOV……



SEVERE WEATHER WEEK
03/04/20

THIS IS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IN KENTUCKY…..AND A STATEWIDE TORNADO SAFETY DRILL IS SCHEUDLED FOR TODAY……

THE DRILL WILL BE AT NINE-OH-SEVEN CENTRAL TIME THIS MORNING…..AS OUTDOOR WARNING SIREN WILL SOUND…..WEATHER ALERT RADIOS
WILL ACTIVATE…..AND TEVEVISION AND RADIO STATIONS WILL BROADCAST THE ALERT…..ALONG WITH MOBILE DEVISES…..

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO PREPARE FOR SEVERE WEATHER….YOU CAN GO TO THE KENTUCKY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WEBSITE
AT…..K-Y-E-M-DOT-K-Y-DOT COM……



PURSUIT-FOUNTAIN RUN
03/04/20

STATE POLICE ATTEMPTED TO STOP A VEHICLE ON MAIN STREET IN FOUNTAIN RUN WHEN IT SPEED AWAY…..

THE PURSUIT CAME INTO ALLEN COUNTY AND TURNED ONTO CELSOR ROAD….. WHERE THE VEHICLE  DROVE THROUGH A CLOSED GATE AND INTO
AN OPEN FIELD….THE CAR THEN WENT THROUGH A FENCE AND DOWN AN EMBANKMENT WHERE IT BECAME STUCK…..

THE DRIVER…..26 YEAR OLD AARON COLES OF FOUNTAIN RUN  WAS FOUND TRYING TO HIDE UNDER  A LOG….HE WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED
WITH  WANTON ENDANGERMENT-POLICE OFFICER, FLEEING OR EVADING, RESISTING ARREST AND A NUMBER OF  TRAFFIC OFFENSES…..



SPORTS
03/04/20

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE PATROTS LAST NIGHT…..AT THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..AS THE DROPPED AT 78 TO 46 DECISION
TO BOWLING GREEN…..


IN LAST NIGHT’S OTHER GAME….
IT WAS LOGAN COUNTY 79 AND CUMBERLAND COUNTY 58……







SCHOOL BREAKFAST WEEK
03/03/20

NATIONAL SCHOOL BREAKFAST WEEK IS BEING OBSERVED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT…..

THE “NATONAL SCHOOL BREAKFAST WEEK CAMPAIGN….A YEARLY PROGRAM LAUNCED IN 1989…..IS CENTERED ON A NATIONAL THEME OF  “OUT OF
THIS WORLD”  TO REMIND THE ENTIRE SCHOOL COMMUNITY THAT SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROVIDES A HEALTHY AND ENERGIZING START TO THE DAY
FOR STUDENTS…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT SERVES   OVER  19-HUNDRED BREAKFAST MEALS DAILY THROUGH THE FEDERALLY FUNDED SCHOOL
BREAKFAST PROGRAM….. WHICH PROVIDES BREAKFAST AND LUNCH IN ALL ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS AT NO COST TO STUDENTS…..



MADISONVILLE REAL I-D OFFICE
03/03/20

A REGIONAL….REAL-I-D OFFICE HAS OPENED IN MADISIONVILLE…..AND THE NEW HOPKINS COUNTY OFFICE CAN SERVE ALL KENTUCKIANS
REGARDLESS OF WHERE THEY LIVE…….

LIKE  MADISONVILLE…..THE “REAL I-D”  OFFICE AT THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET HEADQUARTERS IN FRANKFORT IS A REGIONAL
APPLICATION SITE…..
WHILE THE OFFICES IN PADUCAH…..SOMERSET….AND BOWLING GREEN ARE CURRENTLY SERVING THE COUNTIES WHERE THEY ARE LOCATED…..
BUT WILL SERVE THE REGION ONCE WORKSTATION CAPACITY EXPANDS……



DOLLAR GENERAL AWARD
03/02/20

FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN AROW…..DOLLAR GENERAL HAS EARNED  “TRAINING MAGAZINE’S”  TOP HONOR  FOR  ITS  “20-20  TOP  ONE-HUNDRED-25”

IN ADDITION TO THE COMPANY’S SECOND YEAR OF EARNING THE MAGAZINE’S TOP TRAINING HONOR…..THIS  IS  DOLALR GENERAL’S  THIRD YEAR
AMONG THE PRESTIGIOU LIST’S  TOP FIVE HONOREES AND THE NINTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR TO BE NAMED TO THE  TOP  ONE-25 LIST……

IN ADDITION TO “TRAINING”…..DOLLAR GENERAL WAS RECOGNIZED ON  “FORTUNE”  MAGAZINE’S   20-20 WORLD’S MOST ADMIRED COMPANIES…..AND
NAMED AS “MASS MARKET RETAILERS”   20-20 RETAILER OF THE YEAR…..




LEGAL FOOD FRENZY
03/02/20

THE…..20-20 LEGAL FOOD FRENZY…..KICKED OFF FRIDAY…..

ACCORDING TO ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON……THE FOOD FRENZY  IS A STATEWIDE COMPETITION  THAT CHALLENGES  THE
COMMONWEALTH’S LEGAL COMMUNITY TO RAISE RESOURCES FOR HUNGER RELIEF…..

THE GOAL OF THIS YEAR’S CAMPAIGN IS TO COLLECT  800-THOUSAND POUNDS OF FOOD OR 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS BEFORE MARCH 14TH…..
WITH THE PROCEES GOING TO “FEEDING KENTUCKY”….WHICH IS A STATEWIDE FOOD BANK NETWORK THAT DISTRIBUTES 72-MILLION MEALS
ANNUALLY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH 800-LOCAL CHARITABLE FEEDING ORGANIZATIONS IN ALL 120 COUNTIES…..



MULTI-VEHICLE FATAL
03/02/20

STATE POLICE SAY A MUTI-VEHICLE ACCIDENT FRIDAY AFTERNOON  IN THE AUSTIN COMMUNITY OF BARREN COUNTY…..ON AUSTIN/TRACY ROAD…..
CLAIMED A LIFE…..
A VEHICLE DRIVEN NBY 57 YEAR OLD TAMMY GOSNELL OF AUSTIN…..STRUCK THE REAR OF ANOTHER VEHICLE   OPERATED BY 18 YEAR OLD ZAYNE
BARNHARDT OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..……
GOSNELL THEN  PASSED BARNHARDT….HITTING THE PASSENG SIDE AND CROSSING THE CENTER LINE AND STRIKING A GOOSNECK TRAILER BEING
TOWED BY  62 YEAR OLD DAVID STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE……

GOSELL DIED AT THE SCENE…..AND A PASSENGER IN THE BARNHARDT VEHICLE….37 YEAR OLD CASSANDRA BARNHARDT  WAS TRANSPORTED TO   
T-J SAMSON HOSPITAL…..



SPORTS
03/02/20

THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT CONTINUES…..
AS LOGAN COUNTY TAKES ON METCALFE COUNTY…..
AND BARREN  COUNTY PLAYS WARREN EAST……


THE PREDATORS  ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE OILERS…..







BRIDGE CLOSURE
02/28/20

AS YOU BEGIN TO MAKE YOUR PLANS FOR NEXT WEEK…..KEEP IN MIND THAT A BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECT  WILL CREATE A LONG-TERM ROAD
CLOSURE ON KENTUCKY FIVE-85…..AT MILE POINT EIGHT-POINT-THREE….AT  THE ALLEN/SIMPSON COUNTY LINE…..

THE ROAD WILL BE CLOSED BEGINNING  MONDAY .AND WILL BE CLOSED FOR APPROXIMALTEY 60-DAYS…..AND KEEP IN MIND THAT THE DETOUR WILL
ADD EXTRA TRAVEL TIME TO YOUR DESTINATION……

THE BRIDGE IS BEING  REHABILITATED AND UPGRADED TO ELIMINATE  WEIGHT RETRICTIONS……




NEW TRACK
02/28/20

A NEW TRACK IS COMING TO THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM’S MOTORSPORTS PARK…..

THE NEW….OFF-ROADING OBSTACLE COURSE…..WILL BE FOR OFF-ROAD VEHICLES SUCH AS TRUCKS….JEEPS….AND S-U-Vs…..

AS THE VENUE WILL CATER TO DRIVERS OF DIFFERENT LEVELS…..AND WILL INCLUDE A MUD PIT….LOG CRAWL…..SAND PIT…..AND MORE……



WARREN COUNTY NEW PLANT
02/27/20

126-NEW JOBS WILL BE COMING TO WARREN COUNTY AS CROWN CORK AND SEAL   U-S-A   WILL INVEST 148-MILLION DOLLARS TO   CONSTRUCT A  
327-THOUSAND-SQUARE FOOT FACILITY IN THE KENTUCKY TRANSPARK……

CROWN CORK AND SEAL PRODUCES METAL BEVERAGE CANS…..PROMOTIONAL PACKAGING….AND FOOD AND CONSUMER GOODS ENCLOSURES…..



HORSE  CAVE PLANT EXPANSION
02/28/20

A TOTAL OF 140 NEWS JOBS WILL BE COMING TO HART COUNTY DUE TO AN EXPANSION OF THE  T-MARZETTE COMPANY FACILITY IN HORSE CAVE…..

THE SALAD  DRESSING PRODUCER PLANS TO EXPAND ITS PLANT WITH A 93-MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT……

THE 185-THOUSAND-SQUARE-FOOT EXPANSON WILL  ALLOW FOR ADDITIONAL MANUFACTURING SPACE…..AS-WELL-AS  THE PURCHASE OF NEW
EQUIPMENT FOR INCREADSE  DRESSING AND SAUCE PRODUCTION……



TAXING BILL
02/28/20

A KENTUCKY HOUSE PANEL HAS APPROVED A PROPOSAL AIMED AT GIVING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS MORE LATITUDE IN GENERATING TAX REVENUE TO
KEEP UP WITH DEMANDS FOR SERVICES…..

THE PROPOSED CONSTITUTION AMENDMENT NOW HEADS TO THE FULL HOUSE…..



SPORTS
02/28/20

TONIGHT…..THE BOY’S 15TH DISTRICT CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…..AS THE PATRIOTS TAKE ON
BARREN COUNTY……

TIP OFF IS SIX……AND 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…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……


PATRIOT SENIOR GOLFER BRYSON BONDS WILL CONTINUE HIS PLAYING CAREER FOLLOWING GRADUATION…..
AS YESTERDAY HE SIGNED HIS LETTER OF INTENT TO PLAY COLLEGE GOLF  AT BRESIA UNIVERSITY IN OWENSBORO……







NEW MESONET STATION
02/27/20

THE KENTUCKY MESNONET…..AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..IS GOING TO ADD A NEW STATION IN WAYNE COUNTY…..

THE MESONET WILL PROVIDE HALF OF THE FUNDING TO INSTALL THE STATION….. AND WAYNE COUNTY FISCAL COURT WILL PROVIDE THE OTHER
HALF…..AS-WELL-AS ANNUAL FUNDING FOR SITE MAINTENANCE….

THE MESONET…..WHICH COLLECTS REAL-TIME  WEATHER DATA EVERY FIVE-MINUTES……24-HOURS A DAY….. IS THE COMMONWEALTH’S OFFICIAL
SOUCRCE FOR WEATHER AND CLIMATE DATA…..

THE FIRST STATION WAS  INSTALLED  IN MAY TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN…..AND  BY THE END OF THIS YEAR…..THE MESONET EXPECTS TO HAVE AT
LEAST  75-STATIONS OPERATING…..COVERNING OVER HALF OF KENTUCKY’S COUNTIES…..



PHONE SCAMS
02/27/20

THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS THERE ARE TWO NEW PHONE SCAMS THAT HAVE BEEN REPORTED…

IN ONE….THE SCAMMER SAYS THE INDIVIDUAL LEFT A CREDIT CARD IN THE STORE AND THEY NEED THEM TO VERIFY THE CARD NUMBER…..

IN THE OTHER….THE SCAMMER IMPERSONATES A POLICE OFFICER WHO  SAYS THE INDIVIDUALS INFORMATION  WAS COMPROMISED…..AND THEY
NEED TO TRANSFER THE INDIVIDUAL  TO “HOMELAND SECURITY”….WHERE THEY ARE ASKED FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION….

IF YOU RECEIVE ONE OF THESE CALLS….HANG UP…AND NEVER GIVE OUT PERSONAL INFORMATION  OVER THE PHONE…..



COSBY
02/26/20

73 YEAR OLD BARBARA ANN COSBY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT 11 AT   T-W CROW  AND SON   FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; CHRIS AND INA ELMORE AND JESSE AND BENITA ELMORE…..HER MOTHER; JEAN FROST…..
AND A SISTER; JANET WALLIN…..SIX GRANDCHIDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/27/20

AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…..
BARREN COUNTY PLAYS  GLASGOW IN THE CHAMPIONSHP GAME……

TIP OFF 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…..WVLE……STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…..


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE FLAMES….. .







FISCAL COURT
02/26/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE RESCUE SQUAD BUILDING LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING….
THE COURT APPROVED A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING ONE-POINT-TWO MILLION DOLLARS IN RURAL AND MUNICIPAL ROAD AID FROM THE KENTUCKY
TRANSPORTARION CABINET FOR BLACK TOPPING,…..THE ANNUAL SPRING CLEAN-UP WEEK WAS SET FOR MARCH 21ST  THRU THE 28TH……AND THE
FINAL SATURDAY WILL BE A “COUNTY WIDE CLEAN UP DAY”……

A GRANT HAS BEEN RECEIVED FROM THE COMMONWEALTH FOR THE WIDENING OF JOHNSON ROAD…..FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLARS WAS APPROVED
FOR A NEW COUNTY “LOGO” AND WEB-SITE…..AND JOE CORNWELL WAS REAPPOINTED TO THE FOUNTAIN RUN WATER DISTRICT BOARD…….



REMAINS IDENTIFIED
02/26/20

REMAINS OF A FEMALE…..FOUND IN RURAL PULASKI COUNTY  NEAR NANCY IN 1995….HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS THOSE OF A MISSING ALLEN COUNTY
WOMAN….

CHRISTIE YORK WITCHER WAS LAST SEEN IN JULY 1993……THERE WAS NO IDENTIFYING INFORMATION NEAR THE REMAINS AND DETAILS OF THE
CASE HAD BEEN PLACED INTO THE NATONAL MISSING AND UNIDENTIFIED PERSONS SYSTEM… AND A SAMPLE OF THE FEMALE’S  D-N-A  WAS ALSO
PROVIDED FOR COMPARISON IN THE “COMBINED D-N-A  INDEXED SYSTEM”  RUN BY THE   F-B-I……

THE INVESTIGATION INTO WITCHERS DISAPPEARANCE AND DEATH ARE STILL ACTIVE……AND ONGOING…..BY THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFFS
DEPARTMENT AND PULASKI COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…….







FLU CASES DOWN
02/25/20

THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES IN KENTUCKY IS DOWN….ABOUT 18-HUNDRED NEW CASES WERE REPORTED LAST WEEK…..WHICH WAS DOWN FROM
ABOUT 21-HUNDRED THE WEEK BEFORE….

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF FLU CASES FOR THE SEASON…..IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. IS APPROACHING 20-THOUSAND  WITH 66  DEATHS FROM FLU-
RELATED COMPLICATONS…..

SO FAR THIS YEAR……THERE HAVE BEEN 331 CONFIRMED FLU CASES IN ALLEN COUNTY…..



JURY POOL
02/25/20

SENATE BILL  “ONE-32”……WHICH  WOULD ADD PEOPLE WITH  STATE-ISSUED PERSONAL IDENTIFICAION CARDS……TO A POOL OF POTENTIAL
JURORS…..PASSED THE KENTUCKY SENATE  ON A 35-TO-NOTHING VOTE YESTERDAY……

AND  SENATE BILL TWO WHICH WOULD  PROVIDE A FREE   STATE-ISSUED   “I-D CARD” FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 AND DO NOT HAVE A
VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE……CURRENTLY THE  “I-D”   COSTS  30-DOLLARS….

THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS COMPLIES A LIST OF PROSPECTIVE JURORS DRWAN FROM PEOPLE WITH DRIVER’S LICENSES…..TAX
ROLLS FROM INDIVIDUAL RETURNS……AND VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS……







DISTRICTED DRIVING
02/24/20

ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION….. KENTUCKY RANKS IN THE TOP FIVE IN THE COUNTRY FOR THE MOST
DISTRICTED DRIVES…..

STATE POLICE SAY THEY ARE SEEING MORE AND MORE INSTANCES OF PEOPLE TEXTING…..ANSWERING MESSAGES….AND EVEN WATCHING
PROGRAMS ON I-PADS WHILE DRIVING…..

THEY GO ON TO SAY THAT IF YOU ARE AT FAULT IN A COLLISION…..BECAUSE YOU WERE TEXING AND DRIVING……YOU CAN LEGALLY BE HELD LIABLE
FOR THE ACCIDENT…….



FATAL-BARREN
02/24/20

A THREE- VEHICLE ACCIDENT YESTERDAY MORNING IN BARREN COUNTY…..ON HAPPY VALLEY ROAD NEAR HARRY KING ROAD…..CLAIMED A LIFE….

STATE POLCIE SAY 73 YEAR OLD  MARY JOHNSON HIT A VEHICLE DRIVERN  BY 60 YEAR OLD DEBORAH CUNDARI WHILE SHE WAS ATTEMPTING TO
MAKE A TURN….. JOHNSON’S VEHICLE THEN TRAVELED INTO ONCOMING TRAFFIC WHERE IT WAS HIT BY A THIRD CAR….

JOHNSON DIED AT THE SCENE….WHILE CUNDARI WAS TAKEN TO T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..



REMAINS FOUND
02/24/20

SUSPECTED HUMAN REMAINS WERE LOCATED IN A FIELD NEAR THE 11-HUNDRED BLOCK OF NORTH NELSON ROAD IN HART COUNTY YESTERDAY…..

STATE POLICE SAY THE REMAINS ARE UNIDENTIFIABLE AT THIS TIME  AND WILL BE TAKEN TO THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINERS OFFICE FOR
EXAMINATION…..



SPORTS
02/24/20

THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT BEGINS AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE  HIGH SCHOOL…..

AS THE BARREN COUNTY GIRLS PLAY MONROE COUNTY AT SIX…..
AND THEN THE TROJANS TAKE ON THE HORNETS AT SEVEN-30……

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…..WVLE…. STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……







SULLIVAN
02/20/20

37 YEAR OLD MALISSA SHAWN HOOTEN SULLIVAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION METHODIST CEMETERY….. VISITAION BEGINS AFTER 11 SATURDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…. EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JESSE ALLEN SULLIVAN…..A DAUGHTER; REGAN SULLIVAN….A STEP-DAUGHTER; JESSICA SULLIVAN…..HER  
MOTHER; DONNA BARNES….AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; BRANDI AND JOE SULLIVAN  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; NATHAN AND DEBORA SULLIVAN OF FOUNTAIN RUN……A STEP-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…..



SPORTS
02/20/20

THE PATRIOTS GO TO RUSSELLVILLE FOR A BOYS DOUBLEHEADER…..







HART INMATE
02/19/20

AUTHORITIES ARE SEARCHING  FOR  AN INMATE THAT ESCAPED FROM THE HART COUNTY JAIL…..

THE ESCAPEE IS 30 YEAR OLD DARRON WREN OF CAVE CITY…..WREN IS A WHITE MALE WITH BROWN HAIR AND HAZEL EYES…..HE’S APPROXIMATELY
FIVE-FEET NINE-INCHES TALL AND WEIGHS 135 POUNDS……
WHEN LAST SEEN HE WAS WEARING BLUE JEANS  AND A  WHITE HOODED SWEATSHIRT…..

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF DARRON WREN IS ASKED TO CONTACT STATE POLICE……



ROBBERY-EDMONSON
02/19/20

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN ARMED ROBBERT THAT OCCURRED SATURDAY MORNING AT THE “Z-MART” STORE IN THE SWEEDEN
COMMUNITY IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

JUST BEFOE FIVE….A MALE SUBJECT BRANDISHING A HANDGUN ENGTERED THE STORE AND DEMANDED……

HE’S DESCRIBED AS  FIVE-FEET TO FIVE-FEET-TWO INCHES  TALL….AND WAS WEARING BLACK CLOTHING AND BLACK MASK AND GLOVES…..



COOPER
02/19/20

28 YEAR OLD CORY REED COOPER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY IN LOUISVILLE…. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO-30 AT
GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE HEALING PLACE…. AND FOR MR. COOPER’S FUNERAL CITY
OFFICES WILL CLOSE AT NOON FRIDAY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS MOTHER; JOHANNA HOBDY AND HUSBAND; TIM……AND HIS FATHER; CHAD COOPER AND WIFE VICKI  ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS; GARRETT COOPER OF SCOTTSVILLE AND MATT HOBDY OF GLASGOW….A SISTER; ABIGAIL COOPER OF
SCOTTSVILLE……AND HIS MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS; JOHN AND BEVERLY ADAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE…….



SPORTS
02/19/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT TO TAKE ON WARREN CENTRAL….AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A 50 TO 40
DECISION TO THE LADY DRAGONS…..


AND THE PATRIOTS LOST TO THE DRAGONS 75 TO 41……







CITY COUNCIL
02/17/20

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS IN SPECIAL SESSION THIS MORNING AT 10….. ITEMS ON THE AGENDA INCLUDE APPROVING  THE FLEET
MANAGEMENT PROGRAM…. ACCEPTING PROPOSALS…..AND AWARDING THE CONTRACT TO A VENDOR…..



UK TRUSTREES
02/17/20


KENTUCKY SENATE PRESIDENT ROBERT STIVERS SAID FRIDAY THAT FORMER GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S LAST FOUR APPOINTMENTS TO THE
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY BOARD OF TRUSTEES WERE OUT OF COMPLIANCE WITH STATE LAW….

STIVERS SAID THE SENATE WILL BE UNABLE TO CONFIRM REPUBLICANS  BEVIN APPOINTED LATE LAST YEAR BECAUSE IT WOULD IMPROPERLY
THROW OFF THE POLITICAL MAKEUP OF THE BOARD…..

ACCORDING TO KENTUCKY LAW…..UNIVERSITY BOARD APPOINTMENTS BY THE GOVERNOR MUST REFLECT PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION OF
THE TWO LEADING POLITICAL PARTIES BASED ON THE COMMONWEALTH’S VOTER REGISTRAITON……

DEMOCRATS CURRENTLY OUTNUMBER REPUBLICANS IN KENTUCKY…..AND BEVIN’S APPOINTMENT OF THREE REPUBLICANS AND ONE DEMOCRAT
WOULD MAKE THE POLITICAL BALANCE OF THE BOARD 10 REPUBLICANS AND SEVEN DEMCRATS…..



TUITION DISCOUNT
02/17/20

BEGINNING THIS FALL…..THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE AT CHATTANOOGA WILL OFFER DISCOUNTED TUITION TO STUDENTS FROM KENTUCKY AND
EIGHT OTHER STATES….

UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS SAY THE GOAL OF THE NEW “REGIONAL TUTION PROGRAM IS TO ATRACT AND RETAIN DIVERSE TALENT IN THE AREA…..AS-
WELL-AS REACH ENROLLMENT GOALS….

UNDER THE NEW PROGRAM…..”REGIONAL STUDENTS” WOULD PAY ABOUT 18-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR…..INSTEAD OF ABOUT 26-THOUSAND AS
OUT-OF-STATE STUDENTS…..




SPORTS
02/17/20

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
KENTUCKY DEFEATED MISSISSIPPI STATE  73 TO 62…..
AND LOUISVILLE DOWNED NOTRE DAME 82 TO 49…..

THE PREDATORS BEAT THE BLUES TWO TO ONE……

AND RAIN FORCED POSTPONEMENT OF THE DAYTONA 500 YESTERDAY…..THE GREAT AMERICAN RACE WILL BE RUN TODAY……







BACKPACK PROGRAM
02/14/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY FAMILY RECOURCE AND YOUTH SERVICE CENTERS HAVE RECEIVED  A 500-DOLLAR DONATION FROM THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM
BUREAU FOUNDATION….THAT WILL BE USED TO HELP PURCHASE FOOD ITEMS FOR THE CENTER’S   “BACKPACK PROGRAM”…..

THE “BACKPACK PROGRAM”  FILLS BACKPACKS  WITH FOOD STAPLES FOR STUDENTS FROM LOW-INCOME FAMILIES TO TAKE HOME FOR THE WEEK-
END….. THE STUDENT THEN RETURNS THE BACKPACK ON MONDAY FOR RE-USED THE FOLLOWING WEEK-END…..

THE DONATION WAS MADE IN RECOGNITION OF FOOD CHECK-OUT DAY….WHICH WAS FEBRUARY FIFTH….. WHICH IS THE DAY  IN THE YEAR THAT THE
AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD HAS EARNED ENOUGH INCOME TO PAY A FULL YEAR’S GROCERY BILL…….



FRIENDS GRANT
02/14/20

THE FRIENDS OF MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HAVE RECEIVED A SIX-THOUSAND DOLLAR STATE FARM  “GOOD NEIGHBOR CITIZENSHIP
EDUCATION GRANT”…..

THE FUNDS WILL BE USED TO PARTNER WITH THE MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT….TO PROMOTE
TEACHE DEVELOPMENT THROUGHT A FREE OVER-NIGHT TEACH WORKSHOP IN THE PARK JULY  NINTH AND TENTH…..

THE WORKSHOP  WILL INCLUDE TWO FULL DAYS OF LESSONS….AS-WELL-AS TEACHING METHODS……AS PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN THE
IMPORTANCE OF WATER IN A KARST ECOSYSTEM…..



SMOTHERMAN
02/14/20

76 YEAR OLD FORREST LEE  “SMOKEY”  SMOTHERMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..
MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE MONDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT NEW LIFE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP CHURCH…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11
MONDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH……

HE’S SURVIVED BY BARBARA CHAPMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JEFFERY OF BOWLING GREEN AND TIMMY AND
SHEILA OF HARDINSBURG…..A DAUGHTER; MEGAN GRIFFIN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A STEP-DAUGHTER AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW; DEBBIE AND RONNIE
DONOVAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; TERRY AND CHRISTA OF AUBURN…..TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; SHEILA
ARMSTRONG OF RUSSELLVILLE AND JUDY AND MERVIN PEARSON OF DUNMOR…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; JUNIOR FULLER OF RUSSELLVILLE…….10
GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/14/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT AND PICKED UP TWO WINS OVER METCALFE COUNTY…..AS THE LADY PATROTS BEAT
THE LADY HORNETS 53 TO 49……

AND IT TOOK TWO OVERTIME FOR THE PATRIOTS TO GET PAST THE HORNETS 89 TO 78……







REVENUE UP
02/12/20

THERE’S GOOD NEWS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH’S  FINANCES……AS BOTH THE GENERAL FUND AND ROAD FUND SHOWED HEALTHY INCREASES IN
JANUARY….. WHEN COMPARED TO A YEAR AGO…..

ACCORDING TO BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN HICKS…..GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS  GREW NINE-POINT-TWO PERCENT INJANURY WHEN COMPARED TO A
YEAR AGO……WHILE  THE ROAD FUND INCREASED  FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..

THE OFFICIAL REVENUE ESTIMATE CALLS FROM  ONE-POINT-SIX PERCENT GROWTH IN REVENUES OVER  FISCAL YEAR-19 TOTALS……WHICH MEANS
COLLECTIONS FOR THE REMAINDER O THE YEAR CAN   FALL  ONE-POINT-ONE PERCENT AND STILL MEET THE OFFICIAL ESTIMATE……



FORT KNOX
02/2/20
06:05AM

FORT KNOX HAS BEEN SELECTED TO BE THE  HOME OF THE NEW…..”U-S” ARMY FIFTH CORPS HEADQUARTERS…..

THE “FIFTH” CORP HEADQUARTERS WILL CONSIST OF APPROXIMATLEY 635 SOLDIERS….OF WHICH  200 WILL SUPPORT AN OPERATIONAL COMMAND
POST IN EUROPE ON A ROTATIONAL BASIS……

THE CORPS HEADQUARTERS IS PROJECTED TO BE OPERATIONAL BY THIS FALL……



VETS RIDES
02/12/20

THE FOURTH MONDAY OF THE MONTH……A  “V-F-W”  SERVICE OFFICER IS AT THE HALFREY/DALTON  POST TO ASSIST VETERANS AND THEIR
DEPENDENTS…..AND NOW FREE RIDES ON…..“SCOTTSVILLE TRANSIT”…..ARE AVAILBLE FOR VETERANS THAT DAY……



SPORTS
02/12/20

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL IS CONSIDERING EXPANDING THE PLAYOFFS TO NEARLY HALF THE TEAMS…..AND ALLOWING HIGHER-SEEDED WILD-CARD
TEAMS TO CHOSE THEIR OPPONENTS……

UNDER THE PROPOSAL….THE PLAOFFS WOULD GOT FROM THE CURRENT 10 TEAMS TO 14……WITH FOUR WILD CARD TEAMS IN EACH LEAGE…..UP
FROM TWO…..







FATAL ACCIDENTS
02/10/20

AN  ACCIDENT FRIDAY NIGHT IN ROBERTSON COUNTY-TENNESSEE…..INVOLVING TWO SEMI-TRUCKS AND A NISSAN VERSA…..CLAIMED THE LIVES  OF
THREE SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY RESIDENTS…..
THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS THE VICTIMS WERE 53 YEAR OLD SHIRLEY POSEY AND 53 YEAR OLD ROBIN COFER BOTH OF BOWLING
GREEN AND 58 YEAR OLD MICHAEL POSEY OF RUSSELLVILLE….ALL THREE WERE IN THE NISSAN…..

THEN EARLIER FRIDAY ON SOUTH BOUND I-65…AS EXIT SIX…..A PICK UP DRIVEN  BY 46 YEAR OLD BRIAN LOWE OF BOWLING GREEN WAS HEADED
SOUTH ON I-65 ACROSS THE OVERPASS OF KENTUCKY-100  AT EXIT SIX……WHEN HIS TRUCK LEFT THE ROADWAY…..WENT DOWN THE
EMBANKMENT….FLIPPED ONTO THE ENTRANCE RAMP OF I-5….. AND HIT A PARKED TRACTOR TRAILER…..



SPORTS
02/10/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO GLASGOW….. TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP
KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS ARE IN VANCOUVER TO TAKE ON THE CANUCKS….







TYPHOID FEVER
02/07/20

A STUDENT AT BRIARWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HAS BEEN CONFIRMED AS HAVING A CASSE OF TPOID FEVER….

ACCORDING TO THE C-D-C…..THE STUDENT HAS “SALMONELLA TYPHI”….WHICH IS SPREAD THRU CONTAMINAITON OF FOOD OR WATER….AND
THROUGH PERSON-TO-PERSON CONTACT….AND IS A TREATABLE ILLNESS…..

SCHOOL OFFICIALS ENCOURAGE PARENTS TO STREE THE IMPORTANCE  OF GOOD HAND WASHING TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF THE INFECTION…..

ONLY ABOUT   350 PEOPLE  IN THE  “U-S” ARE DIAGNOSED WITH THE ILLNESS EVERY YEAR…….



GARDNER
02/06/20

73 YEAR OLD PEGGY STAMPS GARDNER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY  AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUUKY…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT)  AFTERNOON AT TWO  AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
11 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; WESLEY AND TANIA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; REX STAMPS
AND PHIL AND ROSE STAMPS ALL OF INDIANA AND RANDY AND KAY STAMPS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD AND GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVE……



RUSH
02/06/20

61 YEAR OLD CONNIE SUE RUSH OF CAPE CORAL-FLORIDA DIED JANUARY 24TH AT GULF COAST HOSPTIAL IN FT. MYERS-FLORIDA….FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT)   AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERLA HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (SAT)  MORNING AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; RALPH “POPS” RUSH…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JEREMY AND SHANNON O’DAY OF INDIANA AND
DANIEL RUSH OF FLORIDA…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; RACHEL AND MICHAEL TURNAGE OF FLORIDA……FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-
LAW; CARL AND MARIE MANUEL, JASON MANUEL, MATHEW AND TRISHA MANUEL AND ROBERT AND BRANDY MANUEL…..AND TWO SISTERS; ROBIN
CHILDS AND MARGARET  FALL ALL  OF INDIAIA……11 GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/07/20

THE PATROT AND LADY P BASKETBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY…..TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T
MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT
FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……..







DOLLAR GENERAL HIRING
02/06/20

DOLLAR GENERAL PLANS TO CREATE MORE THAN EIGHT-THOUSAND POSITIONS IN FISCAL YEAR 20-20 THROUGH ANTICIPATED STORE AND
DISTRIBUTION CENTER GROWTH……

IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS…..DOLLAR GENERAL  HAS ADDED APPROXIMATELY            35-THOUSAND  NEW JOBS…..GROWING FROM  105-THOUSAND
EMPLOYEES IN  TWENTY-15…..TO MORE THAN 143-THOUSAND CURRENT  EMPLOYEES…..

DOLLAR GENERAL WAS RECENTLY NAMES AS  “MASS MARKET RETAILER’S”….. RETAILER OF THE YEAR…..AND IS LISTED AMONG “FORTUNE    
MAGAZINE’S”  20-20 LIST OF THE WORLD’S MOST ADMIRED COMPANY……



PROSECUTORS OFFICE
02/06/20



FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE HISTORY OF KENTUCKY…..THERE IS NOW A FULL-TIME FEDERAL PROSECUTORS’ IN BOWLING GREEN…..

AS UNITED STATE ATTORNEY RUSSELL COLEMEN….LAW ENFORCEMENT…..AND COMMUNITY LEADERS HELD THE RIBBON CUTTING AT THE FEDERAL
COURTHOUSE YESTERDAY…..

THE NEW OFFICE WILL EXPEDITE FEDERAL CASES AND FOSTER A CLOSER WORKING RELATIONSHIP WITH STATE….LOCAL….AND FEDERAL LAW
ENFORCEMENT…..





PROCK
02/06/20

79 YEAR OLD PATRICIA LAW PROCK OF LAFAYETTE  DIED TUESDAY AT SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT ANDERSON AND SON FUNERAL HOME LAFAYETTE CHAPEL WITH BURIAL IN HAYSVILL
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 THIS MORNING (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; CHRIS AND MONESSA AND SHANE AND MONICA  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR
GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDEN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/06/20

THE LADY PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY AND VARSITY TEAMS GO TO BOWLING GREEN……
AND THE PATRIOT  FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS  PLAY AT MONROE COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS ARE IN CALGARY TO TAKE ON THE FLAMES……







LOBBYING EXPENSES
02/05/20

IT WAS A RECORD YEAR FOR LOBBYING EXPENSES….DURING THE 20-19 SHORT SESSION OF THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY……AS JUST OVER
22-MILLION DOLLARS WAS SPENT…..THE PREVIOUS RECORD FOR A SHORT SESSION WAS SET IN  20-17 AT JUST VOER 30-MILLON DOLLARS…..

SPENDING DURING LAST YEARS SHORT SESSION ALMOST MATCHED THE TOTAL FOR THE 20-18 LONG SESSION WHICH TOTALED JUST OVER   23-
MILLION DOLLARS BEING SPENT ON  LOBBYING….

AGAIN THE TOP TWO SPENDING LOBBYING ORGANIZATIONS WERE THE   KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND  “ALTRIA”   WHICH INCLUDES
PHILIP MORRIS AND          “ U-S”   SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY…..



COAL PLANT SHUT DOWN
02/05/20

THE TENNESSEE VALLY AUTHORITY HAS SHUT DOWN ITS LAST COAL-FIRED UNIT AT THE PARADISE PLANT IN WESTERN KENTUCKY….

UNIT-THREE…..WHICH WAS THE LAST UNIT BURNING COAL AT THE MASSIVE POWER PLANT….. BEGAN OPERATING  IN 1970  WITH A GENERATING
CAPACITY OF ONE-THOUAND-80 MEGAWATS……

IN 20-19…..TVA’s BOARD OF DIRECTORS VOTED TO RETIRE THE UNIT……THE OTHER TWO COAL-FIREED UNITS  AT PARADISE WERE RETIRED  IN
TWENTY-17…..



VISITING PROFESSOR
02/04/20

SEAN WARD…..W-K-U INSTRUCTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS…..HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS THE DUGAS FAMILY VISITING PROFESSOR  FOR 2020-2021…….
AS PART OF THE EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSHIP  ASSOCIATED WITH DUGA COMMUNITY PARK…..

WARD WILL INCORPORATE REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE INTO THE EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUM FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS AT WESTERN…..AS
THEY WORK TOWARD DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS PLANS ALONG WITH MARKETING….. PUBLIC RELATIONS…..AND ADVERTISING FOR THE
PARK…..

THE DUGAS  COMMUNITY PARK AND DUGAS FAMILY VISITING PROFESSORSHIP WERE DEVELOPED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH W-K-U FROM A GENEROUS
CONTRIBUTION FROM THE DUGAS FAMILY IN TWENTY-16…..



BASKETBALL
02/05/20


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT….AS THE LADY PATRIOTS DOWNED THE LADY WILDCAST 46 TO 35……


AND THE PATRIOTS DOWNED THE WILDCATS 56 TO 55….







2020 CORVETTE
02/04/20

THE FIRST 20-20 CORVETTE HAS ROLLED OFF THE ASSEMBLY LINE AT THE GENERAL MOTORS PLAY IN BOWLING GREEN….

THE NEW CORVETTE…..THE FIRST OF ITS  KIND WITH A MID-ENGINE…..WILL HAVE A BASE PRICE  OF ABOUT 60-THOUSAND DOLLARS……

THE FIRST SHIPMENT TO DEALERS WILL HAPPEN LATER THIS MONTH OR IN MARCH…….



HEALTH DEPARTMENTS
02/04/20

AS HEALTH DEPARTMENTS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH FACE PENSION CHALLENGE THAT COULD FORCE MANY OF THE TO CUT SERVICES OR
CLOSE THEIR DOORS…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHERS’ TWO-YEAR BUDGET PROPOSAL OFFERS THEM A BIT OF A REPRIEVE…..

BESHEAR’S PROPOSL WOULD GIVE THE DEPARTMENTS ABOUT 16-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS EACH YEAR  AS A WAY TO FREEZE THEIR EMPLOYER
CONTRIBUTION RATE AT 67-POINT-41 PERCENT OF PAYROLL…..

THEIR CURRENT IS  49-POINT-FOUR PERCENT….BUT IS SET TO JUMP  TO 83-POINT-43 PERCENT ON JULY FIRST….

IN A SPECIAL SESSION LAST SUMMER…...LAWMAKERS GAVE HEALTH DEPARTMENTS…..REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES….AND QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL
AGENCIES THE CHOICE OF STAYING IN THE KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND PAYING THE FULL OBLIGATIONS OR LEAVING THE SYSTEM…..
EITHER BY PAYING A LUMP SUM OR BUYING THEIR WAY OUT OVER TIME…..
SO FAR…..NO DEPARTMENT HAS  LEFT THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM….



CARVER
02/04/20

90 YEAR OLD TESSIE MARY D. “TECK’  MEADOR CARVER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AT
12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN BANDY GRAVEYARD…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWOTHIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; ROGER AND KATHY MEADOR, JIMMY MEADOR AND RICHARD AND RACHEL MEADOR ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND ROBERT AND DENISE MEADOR OF GLASGOW…..THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; CLESSIE MEADOR AND DARLENE AND
RICKY COFFEE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND MARGIE AND KENNETH BARNES OF TENNESSEE….TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; CLESSIE AND
DORIS LONAS AND JESSIE LONAS…..AND A SISTER; BESSIE TINSLEY…..24 GRANDCHILDREN, 47 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND 14 GREAT-GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/04/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT  HOME TO PLAY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS 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…..WVLE……STARTING
AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….







INDIANA TECH
01/31/20

OFFICIALS FROM INDIANA TECH CUT THE RIBBON ON THEIR NEW BOWLING GREEN FACILITY YESTERDAY….WHICH IS THE THIRD CAMPUE IN
KENTUCKY AND THE 18TH AROUND THE REGION…...

THE NEW REGIONAL CAMPUS…..LOCATED AT STADIUM PARK PLAZA…..IS A FOUR-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT FACILITY THAT FEATURES OFFICE….
CLASSROOM….AND TUTORING SPACE….
45 CAREER-ORIENTED DEGREE PROGRAMS ARE BEING OFFERED…..AS COURSES LAST SIX-WEEKS…..

INDIANA TECH’S  OTHER  TWO CAMPUSES IN THE COMMONWEALTH ARE LOCATED IN LOUISVILLE AND FORT WRIGHT……



SHOCKLEY
01/31/20

97 YEAR OLD ADELL SHOCKLEY OF KETTERING-OHIO……AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..DIED WEDNESDAY AT MIAMI VALLEY HOSPTIAL SOUTH IN
CENTERVILLE-OHIO…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEW BETHEL BAPTIST
CHURCH CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; CONNIE  ROWE OF OHIO…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; ODIS AND SHERRY OF SHEPHERDSVILLE…..AND A
SISTER-IN-LAW; FRANCES WILSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/31/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON CLINTON COUNTY……

TIP  OFF FOR THE GIRLS 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…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……






ORGAN DONORS
01/30/20

THE KENTUCKY ORGAN DONOR AFFILIATES HAD ITS HIGHEST NUMBER OF ORGAN DONORS LAST YEAR…..AS THEY HAD 137 ORGAN DONORS…..
WHICH  RESULTED IN 416 ORGANS BEING TRANSPLANTED…..

ADDITIONALLY….THERE WERE  A  RECORD-BREAKING 523 TISSUE DONORS…..WHICH WAS A 42-PERCENT INCREASE   OVER 20-18…..

AND THE KENTUCKY LIONS EYE BANK HAD   734 CORNEA DONORS…..WHICH RESULTED  IN 11-HUNDRED-42 CORNAL TRANSPLANTS IN  TWENTY-
19……..



HOUSE BILL ONE
01/30/20

THE KENTUCKY HOUSE IS TAKING UP LEGISLATION AIMED AT SHIFTING MORE PEOPLE OFF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND INTO  THE WORKFORCE….

HOUSE BILL ONE  SEEKS TO RESOLVE SITUATIONS THAT DISCOURAGE SOME PEOPLE FROM WORKING LONGER HOURS……OR GETTING BETTER-
PAYING JOBS……BECAUSE THEY CAN THEN LOSE PUBLIC BENEFITS……



FORSHEE
01/30/20

68 YEAROLD ROGER FORSHEE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE IN BOWLING GREEN…..MEMORIAL  SERVICES WILL BE  
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GILBERT FUNERAL HOME IN FRANKLIN…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON SATURDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME….
AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY BE MADE TO HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…...

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; REGINA FORSHEE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CAYCE AND PHILIP MADISON OF PADUCAH…THREE STEP SONS
AND STEP-DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JAMES AND CHARITIE COOK OF ADOLPHUS, JEFFERY AND BECKY COOK OF ALVATON AND PHILLIP AND JORDAN
HAYES OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER; LINDA GREGORY OF FRANKLIN…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/30/20

THE PAIRINGS FOR THE 15TH DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT….TO BE PLAYED FEBRUARY  EIGHTH AT BARREN COUNT HIGH SCHOOL….HAVE
BEEN ANNOUNCED….

IN THE BOY’S TOURNAMENT….
MONROE COUNTY PLAYS GLASGOW…..THEN THE PATRIOTS  TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY……

AND IN THE GIRL’S TOURNAMENT…..
THE LADY PATRIOTS FACE BARREN COUNTY….AND GLASGOW GOES AGAINST MONROE COUNTY…….







FISCAL COURT
01/29/20

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MET LAST NIGHT…..AND APPROVED A PROPOSAL FROM THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE TO HELP FUND THE NEW SEWER LINE
EXPANSION…..

DUE TO NOT HAVING A VENDOR TO PURCHASE THE ITEMS…..THE COURT VOTED TO SUSPEND THE RECYCLING OF PLASTICS…..WITH NO ONE TO
PURCHASE PLASTICS…. IT’S  BEING TAKEN TO THE GLASGOW LAND FILL…..
THE COURT WENT INTO A BRIEF CLOSED SESSSION TO DISCUSS THE PURCHASE OF LAND WITH NO ACTION BEING TAKEN…..



CITY SPECIAL
01/29/20

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET IN SPECISL SESSION YESTERDAY….AND APPROVED REFINANCING THE LOAN FOR THE HIGHWAY TWO-31 GAS LINE
PROJECT…..WITH EDMONTON STATE BANK……

AFTER HEARING A PRESENTATION FROM “ENTERPRIZE”…..THE COUNCIL APPROVED GOING TO A FLEET MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR CITY VEHICLES AND
AUTHORIZED THE MAYOR TO ADVERTISE FOR  “REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS”……



BESHEAR BUDGET
01/29/20

CALLING IT AN EDUCATION FIRST BUDGET…..GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR PRESENTED HIS SPENDING PLAN FOR THE COMMONWEALTH  FOR THE
NEXT TWO YEARS…..TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY LAST NIGHT…..

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MORE THAN A DECADE…..A  GOVERNOR’S PROPOSED BUDGET CONTAINS NO SPENDING CUTS AND FULLY FUNDS THE
PUBLIC PENSION PLANS….

BESHEAR ANTICIPATES JUST OVER 24-POINT-FIVE BILLON DOLLARS IN TOTAL INCOME…..FROM  ALL SOURCES….FOR THE BIENNIUM THAT RUNS
FROM JJULY FIRST 20-20 TO  JUNE 30TH  20-22……



SPORTS
01/29/20

THE GREENWOOD GATORS PAID A VISIT TO PATRIOT GYM LAST NIGHT AND TOOK TWO WINS……


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE PREDATORS ARE IN WASHINGTON TO TAKE ON THE CAPITALS…..







VA CENTER
01/28/20

A CENTER FOR VETERANS  IN BOWLING GREEN TOOK ANOTHER STEP TOWARD BECOMING A REALITY YESTERDAY…..AS THE KENTUCKY HOUSE  
VOTED  90-TO-NOTHING   TO   APPROPRIATE TWO-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE DESIGN AND PRECONSTRUCTION COSTS OF THE
FACILITY….

IF THE CENTER IS BUILT……IT WILL BE LOCATED IN THE KENTUCKY TRANS-PARK….. AND WILL BE ONLY THE FOURTH VETERANS CENTER IN THE
COMMONWEALTH……



CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING
01/28/20

COLD WEATHER IS PROMPTING THE DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH TO REMIND KENTUCKIANS TO TAKE STEPS IN ORDER TO PREVENT CARBON
MONOXIDE POISONING….

IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING SENDS MORE THAT 200 PEOPLE PER YEAR TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM……AND AN
AVRAGE OF 17-KENTUCKIANS DIE EVERY YEAR FROM ININTENTIONAL CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING…..

SINCE  TWENTY-11…..KENTUCKY LAW HAS REQUIRED  “C-O” DETECTORS IN NEWLY CONSTRUCTED ONE AND TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS…..
TOWNHOMES LESS THAN THREE STORIES…..APARTMENT BUILDINGS…..DORMITORIES…..ADULT/CHILD CARE FACILITIES……AND ASSISTED LIVING
FACILITIES WHICH CONTAIN A FUEL-BURNING-APPLINCE OR AN ATTACHED GARAGE……



SPORTS
01/28/20

THE PATROTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TO TAKE ON GREEWOO….. 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 OF SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE….STARTING AT
FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……







SALES TAX INCREASE
01/24/20

A BILL BEING CONSIDERED BY THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY WOULD RASIE THE COMMONWELTH’S  SALES TAX FROM SIX-PERCENT TO EIGHT-
PERCENT STARTING   IN  JANUARY  20-21…..

IF APPROVED….THIS WOULD BE  THE FIRST SALES TAX INCREASE  SINCE 1990…..

THE BILL WOULD ALSO RAISE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX TO SIX-PERCENT AND MOTOR VEHICLE USAGE TAX UP TO EIGHT-PERCENT…..



COMMISSIONER SURVEY
01/24/20

KENTUCKY EDUCATION OFFICIALS ARE ENCOURAGING RESIDENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS TO PARTICIPATE IN A SURVEY ON THE QUALITIES THAT THE
COMMONWEALTH’S NEXT EDUCATION COMMISSIONER SHOULD POSSESS…..

THE ON-LINE SURVEY OPENED THIS WEEK AND WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH FEBRUARU SIXTH….THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS ALSO
SEEKING AN EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRM TO HELP FIND THE NEXT COMMISSIONER….WHICH THEY HOPE TO NAME BY JULY FIRST……



COACH ARRESTED
01/24/20

AN INVESTIGATION BY THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S….CYBER CRIMES UNIT…..HAS LEAD TO THE ARREST OF THE BOWLING GREEN JUNIOR
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL HEAD COACH…..

28 YEAR OLD LAVANCE ANDERSON WAS ARRESTED YESTERDAY AT PARKER-BENNETT-CURRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  WHERE HE ALSO WORKS AS
AN INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT…. HE’S CHARGED  WITH ONE COUNT OF PROHIBITED USE OF AN ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION SYSTEM TO
PROCURE A MINOR    TO ENGAGE IN SEXUAL OR OTHER PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES…..

THE INVESTIGATION WAS INITIATED AFTER HE CONTACTED AN UNDERCOVER DETECTIVE….ON LINE…..WHO WAS  POSING AS A MINOR…..



SPORTS
01/24/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY….. TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX…..BU IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE
TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND    99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50
THIS AFTERNOON…….







HEMP PRODUCTION
01/22/20

KENTUCKY  COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE…..RYAN QUARLES….SAYS HIS DEPARTMENT WILL USE THIS YEAR TO TRANSITION FROM A HEMP
RESERCH PILOT PROGRAM TO A COMMECIAL HEMP PROGRAM…..

THE TWENTY-18  FARM BILL REMOVED HEMP FROM THE FEDERAL LIST OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES……AND GAVE THE STATES  AN OPTION TO
OPERATE HEMP PROGRAMS UNDER THE STATE  PILOT PROVISIONS  OF THE    TWENTY-14 FARM ILL FOR THE 20-20 GROWING YEAR…….

QUARLES SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH WILL OPERATE  KENTUCKY’S  HEMP PROGRAM FOR ANOTHER YEAR AS A PILOT PROGRAM……AND USE THE
EXTENSION TO CONTINUE DISCUSSIONS WITH KEY STAKEHOLDERS AND THE U-S-D-A…..



BARREN GUN RESOLUTION
01/22/20

BARREN FISCAL COURT HAS UNANIMOUSLY  PASS A RESOLUTION   AFFIRMING ITS SUPPORT FOR THE RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS……

THE RESOLUTION ALSO SAYS THE COUNTY WILL DENOUNCE ANY LAWS BELIEVED TO INFRIGE ON THE SECOND AMENDMENT…..

HOWEVER……THE RESOLUTION DOES NOT MAKE BARREN COUNTY A “SECOND AMENDMENT SANCTUARY”……



HOSPITAL CLOSING
01/22/20

AN EASTERN KENTUCKY HOSPITAL…..AND SEVERAL OF ITS CARE SITES…… WILL BE CLOSING LATER THIS YEAR….

BON SECOURS HEALTH SYSTEM WILL END ACUTE AND OUTPATIENT CARE IN THE ASHLAND AND TRI-STATE COMMUNITIES BY THE END OF
SEPTEMBER…..LEADING TO THE CLOSURE OF “OUR LADY OF BELLEFONTE HOSPITAL……SEVERAL  SYSTEM OWNED CARE SITES AND ITS PHYSICIANS
NETWORK WILL ALSO CLOSE……

CURRENTLY THE HOSPITAL HAS ONE-THOUSANDS  EMPLOYEES……



SPORTS
01/22/20

THE LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT……AND DROPPED A 57 TO 47 DECISION TO EDMONSON COUNTY……


THE GIRL’S  ALL “A” STATE TOURNAMENT BEGINS TODAY AT EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….
AS   GLASGOW PLAYS WILLIAMSBURG…….







DOLLAR GENERAL AWARD
01/21/20

MASS MARKET RETAILER MAGAZINE HAS NAMED DOLLAR GENERAL AS ITS….. 20-19 RETAILER OF THE YEAR…..IN RECONGITION OF THE COMPANY’S
ONGOING SUCCESS IN GROWING ITS STORE BASE….SALES…..AND PROFITS…..

DURING 20-19……DOLLAR GENERAL NOT ONLY CELEBRATED ITS 80TH ANNIVERSARY……BUT ALSO OPENED  ITS 16-THOUSANDTH STORE….

CURRENTLY……DOLLAR GENRNAL HAS 143-THOUSAND EMPLOYEES ACROSS 44-STATES…..IN 16-THOUSAND-100 STORES……17-TRADITIONAL  AND
FOUR D-G FRESH DISTRIUTION CENTERS….AND AT THE STORE SUPPORT CENTER……




WESTMORELAND SHOOTING
01/21/20

THERE WAS AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN WESTMORELAND YESTERDAY….. AS WESTMORELAND POLICE GOT INTO A PURSUIT WITH A VEHICLE
THAT WAS TAKEN IN KENTUCKY…..

WHEN THE OFFICER GOT THE VEHICLE STOPPPED…..THE DRIVER GOT OUT WITH WHAT APPEARED TO BE A HAND-GUN AND THEY EXCHANGED
SHOTS…THE SUSPECT  RAN FROM THE SCENE AND WAS LATER LOCATED  DOWN A CREEK…..

THERE WERE NO INJURIES FROM THE SHOOTING…..BUT THE SUSPSECT WAS TREATED AFTER BEING IN THE COLD WATER…..



SCHOOL BOARD
01/21/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR FIRST MEETING OF THE YEAR LAST NIGHT……AND JUSTIN MARSH WAS ELECTED CHAIRMAN
AND .AL BARMAN WAS REELECTED VICE-CHAIRMAN…..THE BOARD WILL CONTINUE MEETING THE THIRD MONDAY AT SIX WITH A WORKING SESSION AT
FIVE…..

FIRST APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO THE SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR NEXT YEAR WHICH SHOWS THE FIRST DAY FOR STUDENTS BEING AUGUST SIXTH…..
THE FISCAL YEAR 21 “DRAFT BUDGET” WAS APPROVED….WHICH IS A “ROLL OVER” OF THIS YEAR’S BUDGET…..
AND THREE BIDS WERE RECEIVED FOR THE DISTRICT-WIDE SECURITY PROJECT…. BUT ANY ANCTION WAS TABLED AS THE BOARD SEEKS MORE
INFORMATION ON THE BIDS…….



BREAK IN HELP
01/21/20

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A SUSPECT IN CONNECTION WITH MULTIPLE VEHICLE BREAK-INS
THAT HAPPENED  SUNDAY NIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY MORNING….IN THE BOWLING GREEN ROAD/GUY BROWN ROAD AREA….

RESIDENTS  IN THE AREA  ARE BEING ASKED TO  CHECK……IF THEY HAVE THEM….. SECURITY CAMERAS….RING CAMERAS…..OR ANY TYPLE OF
CAMERA THEY MAY HAVE…..

AUTHORITIES SAY THESE BREAK-INS SERVE AS A REMINDER TO ALWAYS LOCK YOUR VEHICLE AND KEEP VALUABLE ELSEWHERE……






BRIDGES
01/21/20

80 YEAR OLD JOYCE FAYE BRIDGES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEW BETHEL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE
THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; P-J AND HEATHER OF WOODBURN……A SISTER; FRANCES WILSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO
SISTERS-IN-LAW; LINDA BRIDGE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND DIANA BRIDGES OF PENNSYLVANIA….. SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……..



SPORTS
01/21/20

THE LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON EDMONSON  COUNTY IN A GIRL’S DOUBLE HEADER…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARISTY GAME ON SOUTERN GOSPLE  12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….WVLE…..
STARTING AT SIX-50 TONIGHT…….







GOVERNOR ELECTIONS
01/20/20

A PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO MOVE KENTUCKY’S ELECTIONS FOR GOVERNOR AND OTHER CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS TO EVEN-
NUMBERED YEARS STARTING IN TWENTY-28….. TO COINCIDE WITH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS……HAS WON APPROVAL  IN THE KENTUCKY  SENATE….

THE BILLS SPONSOR…..SENATOR CHRISTIAN MCDANIEL…..SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH WOULD SAVE THREE-POINT-FIVE MILLION  DOLLARS…..AND
THE COUNTIES WOULD SAVE 13-PIONT-FIVE MILLION  BY MOVING THE ELECTIONS TO EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS…..

THE BILL WOUND NOT EXTEND THE CURRENT TERM OF ANYONE IN OFFICE…..BUT IF THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT IS APPROVED….IT WOULD
PUT THE QUESTION ON THE BALLOT THIS FALL…..AND DURING THE TRANSITION WINNERS OF THE TWENTY-23 ELECTION WOULD GET A FIVE YEAR
TERM……



SCHOOL BOARD SUIT
01/20/20

THE BLUEGRASS INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY SOLUTIONS IS PARTNERING WITH RECENLY OUSTED MEMBERS OF THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF
EDUCATION WHO ARE SUING OVER THEIR REMOVAL….

ATTORNEYS FOR THE BOARD MEMBERS HAVE WITHDRAWN THEIR ORIGINAL CIRCUIT COURT LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST THE GOVERNOR…..AND HAVE
FILED A CASE IN FEDERAL COURT…..

THE FORMER STAFFERS WERE REMOVED FROM OFFICE BY AN EXECUTIVE ORDER ISUED BY GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR ON HIS FIRST DAY IN
OFFICE…..



WILSON
01/20/20

71 YEAR OLD BARBARA LOU WILSON OF ADOLPHUS DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITAITON BEGINS AFTER 12NOON
TODAY (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; DALE WILSON…..A SON; SHAWN OF LIBERTY….. A DAUGHER AND SON-IN-LAW; BRIDGET AND JODY GARRISON OF
TENNESSEE…..FIVE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; LARRY AND LINDA GLOVER, RUEL AND JULIE GLOVER AND JACK AND VINCENT GLOVER ALL OF
RUSSELL SPRINGS AND KENNY AND TAMMY GLOVER OF NANCY……AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; LINDA AND KEN ROBERTS OF DUNNVILLE…..
THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



TAYLOR
01/20/20

54 YEAR OLD FRANK E. TAYLOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; BRANDON AND DEREK  OF SCOTTSVILLE….THEIR MOTHER;  LORINDA TAYLOR ALL OS COTTSVILLE…..THREE
BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; ANDY OF BOWLING GREEN, JERRY OF SCOTTSVILLE AND VERLIN AND TANA OF ADOLPHUS…..AND A SISTER; PAMELA
TAYLOR OF BOWLING GREEN……



SPORTS
01/20/20

THE  LADY PATRIOTS  ARE ON THE ROAD TO BUTLER COUNTY FOR A VARSITY/J-V DOUBLEHEADER…..…..
AND THE PATRIOT FREAHMAN AND JUNIOR VARISTY TEAMS  GO TO LOGAN COUNTY…..







MARKETBASKET
01/17/20

THE KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU  MARKETBASKET  SURVEY…..FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER OF LAST YEAR…..FOUND PRICE FLUCTUATIONS FOR MOST
FOOD ITEMS AND A SLIGHT INCREASE IN THE OVERALL COST OF FOOD FOR THE YEAR….

THE MARKETBASKET SURVEY….WHICH IS TAKEN FOUR TIMES A YEAR….SURVEYS THE COST OF 40-BASIC FOOD ITEMS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH
AND THEN AVERAGES THE NUMBERS……

IN TWENTY-19…..THE AVERAGE OVERALL COST OF FOOD IN KENTUCKY INCREASED THREE OF THE FOUR QUARTERS TO END WITH AN AVERAGE OF
118-DOLLARS AND 74-CENTS……
AND DESPITE SLIGHT OVERALL INCREASES IN RECENT YEARS….THE AVERAGE MARKETBASKET PRICE IS STILL LOWER THAN THE COSTS SEEN FROM
20-14 THRU 20-16……



SELECTIVE SERVICE SCAM
01/17/19

THE  KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD IS ADDRESSING RECENTLY RAISED QUESTIONS AND RUMORS ABOUT  THE MILITARY’S SELECTIVE SERVICE
SYSTEM…..COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS THE DRAFT…..

THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS THAT TEXT MESSAGES ARE BEING SENT CLAIMING THAT   A  DRAFT HAS BEGUN OR IS IMMINENT…..THE KENTUCKY
NATIONAL GUARD ADVISES THAT THESE TEXT MESSAGE ARE NOT BE SENT BY THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM OR ANY OTHER FEDERAL AGENCY…..
AND THERE IS NO MILITARY DRAFT..…..

BY LAW……18-TO-25 YEAR OLD MALES MUST REGISTER WITH THE SELECTIVE SERVICE  SYSTEM…..



FLU CASES
01/17/20

THE NUMBER OF CONFIRMED FLU CASES CONTINUES TO RISE IN KENTUCKY….. LEADING SOME HOSPITALS  TO ISSUE RESTRICTIONS TO VISITORS….

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH….22-HUNDRED-18 NEW CASES WERE REPORTE DURING THE PERIOD   
DECEMBER  29TH THRU JANUARY FOURTH…..WHICH BRINGS THE NUMBER OF CONFIRMED CASES THIS FLU SEAON TO EIGHT-THOUSAND-106….
THERE HAVE ALSO BEEN 14-DEATHS ATTRIBUTED TO THE FLU…..

BARREN COUNTY HAS REPORTED THE FIFTH HIGHEST NUMBER OF FLU CASES WITH 343……
THE C-D-C HAS KENTKCY IN THE…..WIDESPREAD CATEGORY FOR FLU…..WHICH IS THE HIGH EST CATEGORY…..



MLK CLOSINGS
01/17/20

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE MARTIN LUTHER KING-JUNIOR HOLIDAY……

THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE AND SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW  AND MONDAY……
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY…..
FEDERAL OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY…..
TRANSFER STATION, ANIMAL SHELTER, HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED MONDAY……
ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY…..
CITY FFICES CLOSED MONDAY  AND  MONDAY’S TRASH WILL BE PICKED TUESDAY……
NO SCHOOL IN ALLEN COUNTY MONDAY…..
AND THE CORE WILL BE OPEN  MONDAY……



SPORTS
01/17/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WESTMORELAND…. TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..







AC SCHOOLS CLOSED
01/16/20

DUE TO HIGH ABSENTEEISM  BECAUSE OF ILLNESS….ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED TODAY AND TOMORROW….AND THESE DAYS WILL BE  
“N-CLASS AT HOME DAYS ONE AND TWO”…..

SCHOOLS WILL ALSO BE CLOSED MONDAY FOR THE MARTIN LUTHER   KING-JUNIOR  HOLIDAY…SO CLASSES WILL RESUME TUESDAY…..JANUARY
21ST….

ALL HOME BALL GAMES SCHEUDLED FOR TODAY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED TO ALLOW CUSTODIANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO DEEP CLEAN THE
BUILDINGS AND COMMON AREAS…..

THE MEDICAL CENTER CLINIC LOCATED AT THE HIGH SCHOOL WILL REMAIN OPEN TODAY AND TOMORROW FROM  SEVEN-30 TO FOUR-30 EACH
DAY…..IF YOU NEED ACCES TO THOSE SERVICES…..YOU WILL NEED TO ENTER THE BUILDING THRU THE BALLGAME ENTRANCE…..DOOR  NUMBER-
33……



GLASGOW PLANT CLOSING
01/16/20

A COMMERCIAL PRINTING COMPANY THAT IS ONE OF THE LARGEST EMPLOYERS IN BARREN COUNTY HAS CONFIRMED IT’S CLOSING THREE OF ITS
FACILITIES…. INCLUDING ITS PLANT IN GLASGOW….THAT WAS OPERATED AT  R-R DONNELLEY UNTIL TWENTY-16…..

CHICAGO  BASED    L-S-C  COMMUNICAITONS  IS  THE SECOND LARGEST MANUFACTURER IN BARREN COUNTY…..AND AS  R-R DONNELLEY IT WAS
THE LARGEST……

LAYOFFS WILL BE MADE GRADUALLY AHEAD OF ITS COMPLETE CLOSURE THIS SUMMER…..
L-S-C  IS ALSO CLOSING  PLANTS IN ILLINOIS AND VIRGINIA ASPART OF AN EFFORT TO REDUCE COSTS…….



SPORTS
01/16/20

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……
THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE DUCKS….







STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH
01/15/20

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR STRESSED HIS DESIRE TO WORK TOGETHER WITH LAWMAKERS…..TO IMPROVE THE COMMONWEALTH….AS HE
DELIVERED HIS FIRST “STATE OF THE COMMONWLETH” ADDRESS TO A JOINT SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY LAST NIGHT…..

BESHEAR PROMISED TO SUPPORT FULLY FUNDING  KENTUCKY’S PUBLIC PENSION OBLIGATIONS….AND CALLED ON LAWMAKERS TO ENSURE THAT
NO ONE CAN LOSE HEALTH CARE COVERAGE BECAUSE OF A PRE-EXISTING CONDITION…..



SPORTS
01/15/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON AND SPLIT WITH THE WILDCATS…..

AS THE PATRIOTS DROPPED AT 47 TO 41 DECISION…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DEFEATED THE LADY WILDCATS 59 TO 34……

THE NEXT GAMES FOR BOTH TEAMS WILL BE FRIDAY WHEN THEY GO TO WESTMORELAND…….







REVENUE DROPS
01/13/20

ACCORDING TO THE STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR’S OFFICE….THE COMMONWEALTH’S REVENUE DROPPED LAST MONTH…..WHEN COMPARED TO A
YEAR AGO…..BUT REMAINS HIGHER OVERALL FOR THE FISCAL YEAR….

WHEN COMPARED TO DECEMBER TWENTY-18…..THE DECEMBER  20-19  GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS WERE DOWN   FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT…..
HOWEVER…..GENERAL FUND REVENUES ARE UP TWO-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT FOR THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR WHICH ENDS  JUNE
30TH……

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN HICKS SAYS THE DECLINE IN GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS WAS DUE TO THE TIMING OF HE RECEIPT OF INDIVIDUAL
INCOME WITHHOLDING COLLECTIONS…..

THE OFFICIAL  20-20 FISCAL YEAR GENERAL FUND REVENUE FORECAST…..WHICH WAS REVIEND IN DECEMBER…..CALLS FOR A ONE-POINT-SIX
PERCENT GROWN….. WHICH MEANS REVENUES WOULD NEED TO GROW  SIX-TENTHS OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FOR THE LAST SIX MONTHS OF THE
FISCAL YEAR TO MEET THE ESTIMATE……



MEDICAID CONTRACTS
01/13/20

THE BESHEAR ADMINISTRATION HAS ISSUED A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS…..FOR MEDICAID MANAGED CARE CONTRACTS …..AFTER THE GOVERNOR
CANCELED CONTRACTS AWARDED BY FORMER GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN…..

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION DROPPED  “PASSPORT HEALTH”  IN AWARDING EIGHT-BILLON DOLLARS  ANNUALLY IN MEDICAD CONTRACTS  TO
AETNA…..HUMANA….. WELLCARE….UNITED HEALTH CARE….AND MOLINA HEALTH CARE…..

THE ADMINISTRATION HOPES TO AWARD NEW CONTRACTS IN THE SPRING……



VAPING DEATH
01/13/20

FRIDAY…..KENTUCKY HEALTH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED THE COMMONWEALTH’S FIRST PROBABLE VAPING-RELATED DEATH…..INVOLVING A 20-YEAR
OLD MAN…..

A “PROBABLE”  CASE MEANS THE PERSON HAS A LUNG INJURY BELIEVED CASUED BY VAPING…..BUT MAY HAVE OTHER HEALTH ISSUES SUCH AS  
“FLU”  OR  “C-O-P-D”…..

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS HAD 48-REPORTS OF POSSIBLE VAPING-RELATED ILLNESS…..INCLUDING 13-PROBABLE CASES…..SEVEN CONFIRMED….
AND 15-PENDING…..
11-WERE DETERMINED NOT TO BE RELATED  TO VAPING….AND TWO WERE RESIDENTS OF OTHER STATES TREATED IN KENTUCKY……



SPORTS
01/13/20

THE PATRIOT FRESHAM AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND THE SWIM TEAM IS IN GLASGOW FOR A DUAL MEET…..







ELECTION FILING
01/11/20

YESTERDAY WAS THE FILING DEADLING FOR THE 20-20 ELECTIONS…..

CURRENT 22ND DISTRICT STATE REPRSENTATIVE WILSON STONE IS NOT RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION AND FIVE INDIVIDUALS HAVE FILED TO RUN
FOR THE SEAT…..
REPUBLICAN CANDIDATED ARE SHAWN MCPHERSON AND TIM MILLER FROM SCOTTSILLE AND NATHAN BRACE AND BRIAN “TIGER” GANN OF
FRANKLIN…..DAVID YOUNG FROM SCOTTSVILLE IS THE ONLY DEMOCRATIC…….ON THE MAY 19TH PRIMARY ELECTION  THE FOUR REPUBLICAN
CANDIDATES WILL BE ON THE BALLOT……..
IN SCOTTSVILLE CITY RACES…..
MAYOR DAVID BURCH AND JERRY WHITNEY HAVE FILED….
FILING  FOR CITY COUNCIL WERE INCUMBANTS…..
FRANKLIN FOSTER…..MICHAEL MCGUIRE…..KEN GOFORTH…..DR. MARK HUNTAMAN…..BEVERY TRACY ANDERSON….AND ROGERLYNNE BUCHANON
BRIDDEN…..ALSO FILING WERE FORMER COUNCIL MEMBER   JOHNNY BEWLEY AND MARK NETHERY-SENIOR…..
AND NEITHER THE  MAYORS RACE OR CITY COUNCIL RACE WILL APPEAR ON THE MAY PRIMARY BALLOT.







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT
01/10/20

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY REMAINED STEADY AT  THREE-POINT-SIX
PERCENT FROM OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER…..HOWEVER…..LAST NOVEMBER’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ABOVE THE THREE-POINT-ONE PERCENT
RECORDED IN NOVEMBER 20-18…….

IN THE BARREN RIER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED FROM  THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT  IN MONROE
COUNTY….TO FIVE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT IN HART COUNTY…..

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES   ROSE IN 95-COUNTIES….FELL IN 18  AND REMAINED THE SAME IN SEVEN……
FAYETTE AND OLDHAM COUNTIES RECORDED THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT TWO-POINT-NINE PERCENT……
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAS THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE   AT  12-PONT-SEVEN PERCENT……



EAGLE WATCH
01/10/20

THE KENTUCKY TOURISM…ARTS….AND HERITGE  CABINET HAS ANNOUNCED THE DATES FOR THIS YEARS   “EAGLE WATCH WEEKENDS”  AT
KENTUCKY STATE PARKS….

THE TOURS WILL BE  JANUARY  24TH AND 25TH AT LAKE BARKELY STATE RESORT PARK…..JANUARY 31ST THRU FEBRUARY SECOND AT KENLAKE
STATE RESORT PARK…..AND FEBRUARY SEVENTH THRU NINTH AT KENTUCKY DAM VILLAGE STATE RESORT PARK……

EACH PARK IS OFFERING OVERNIGHT PACKAGES THAT INCLUDE TOUR TICKETS AND LODGING…..THE THREE HOUR TOURS TO SEE THE BALD
EAGLES ARE CONDUCT ON A YACHT THAT HAS A HEATED CABIN…..
AND EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS ARE PROVIDED ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS……



TEACHER OF THE YEAR
01/09/2020

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SAYS NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE 20-21 KENTUCKY TEACHER AWARDS…..

NOMINATIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY BY VISITING THE…..20-21 TEACHER OF THE YEAR WEBSITE  AT…..KENTUCKY-T-O-Y-DOT-COM…..

THE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS  IS FEBRUARY 15TH…..AND ANY FULL-TIME PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..WITH AT LEAST
THRREE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE…..  IS ELIGBLE FOR THE AWARDS…..

THE EDUCATOR NAMED “TEACHER OF THE YEAR” WILL RECEIVE A 10-THOUSAND DOLLAR CASH PRIZE AND WILL REPRESENT THE COMMONWEALTH
IN THE NATIONAL TEACHSEROF THE YEAR COMPETITION……



NEW POST FACILITY
01/09/20

STATE POLICE  HAVE OPENED A NEW FACILITY IN ELIZABETHTOWN TO HOUSE POST-FOUR…..AS-WELL-AS  A TRAINING FACILITY……

THE 62-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT BUILDING  ALSO INCLUDES AN EVIDENCE STORAGE AREA THAT CAN BE USED BY MULTIPLE POSTS……

A BUILDING AND LAND ALREADY OWNED BY THE COMMONWEALTH WERE RENOVATED FOR THE NEW FACILITY…….



WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT
01/09/20

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE PHILIP SHEPHERD HAS DISMISSED A “WHISTLEBLOWER” COMPLAINT…..AGAINST THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH
COMMISSION  FROM A FORMER HOUSE REPUBLICAN STAFFER…..WHO ALLEGED SHE WAS RETALIATED AGAINST FOR SHEDDING LIGHT ON A SEXUAL
HARASSMENT SETTLEMENT INVOLVING THE FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER IN TWENTY-17

IN HIS RULING…..SHEPHERD SAID THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE THAT DAISY OLIVO WAS FIRED BECAUSE OF HER DISCLOSURE……AND SHEPHERD
WENT ON TO SAY  SHEY  APPROPRIATELY REPORTED THE EXISTENCE OF THE SETTLEMENT……



HURT
01/09/20

75 YEAR OLD OTIS  “O-J”  HURT-JUNIOR OF FOUNTIN RUN DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLONG GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN CHURCH OF CHRIST WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETRY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERL HOME AND AFTER NINE SATURDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BECK HURT……A DAUGHTER ABD SON-IN-LAW; ; JOGEANA  AND GREG JONES OF FOUNTAIN RUN……AND TWO SONS
AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; LEE AND TANYA OF BOWLING GREEN AND NICHOLAS AND AMANDA OF ADOLPHUS…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



CONNER
01/09/20

89 YEAR OLD DORAL GLEN CONNER DIED MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  T-
W  CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HOLLAND MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS
AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME………..

HE’ SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS; TERESA HOEFLER OF GEORGIA AND JANET CONNER OF MONTANNA…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
01/09/20

THE LADY PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBLL TEAM TRAVELS TO MONROE COUNTY…..
THE SWIM TEAM IS ALSO ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY….
AND THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNOR VARISTY BASKETBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY….


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO CHICAGO TO TAKE ON THE BLACKHAWKS…..







PAUL
01/08/20

SENATOR RAND PAUL IS CO-SPONSORING A RESOLUTION THAT WOULD UPDATE THE  “U-S” SENATE’S RULES ON HANDLING IMPEACHMENT….

THE RESOLUTION REGARDS ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT…..AS EXHIBITED BEFORE THE SENATE…..IF THE HOUSE FAILED TO SEND THE ARTICLES
WITHIN 25-CALENDAR DAYS OF ADOPTING THEM…..
THIS WOULD ALLOW ANY SENATOR  TO INTRODUCE A MOTION TO DISMISS THE ARTICLES  “WITH PREJUDICE”…….FOR FAILURE BY THE HOUSE TO
PROSECUTE SUCH ARTICLES……



CNN SETTLES
01/08/20

C-N-N HAS  SETTLED A LAWSUIT WITH A KENTUCKY TEEN…..WHO CLAIMED MEDIA ORGANIZATIONS FALSELY LABELED HIM AS A RACIST…..FOLLOWING
A WELL-PUBLICIZED ENCOUNTER WITH A NATIVE AMERICAN AT THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL LAST  YEAR….

THE NETWORK….AND NICHOLAS SANDMAN’S ATTORNEY  CONFIRMED THE SETTLEMENT…..BUT GAVE NO DETAILS…..

THE COVINGTON CATHOLIC  HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT  SUED….C-N-N, THE WASHINGTON POST AND N-B-C UNIVERSAL…..FOR HOW HE WAS
CHARACTERIZED IN THE INCIDENT…..
THE CASES AGAINST  THE POST AND  N-B-C  CONTINUE……



BUSTER
01/08/20

52 YEAR OLD BILLIE JOE BUSTER OF GLASGOW DIED FRIDAY AT N-H-C  HEALTH CARE IN GLASGOW…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS) MORNING AT 11 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CLIFTON CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (WED)
AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY FIVE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; HAROLD BUSTER OF LOUISVILLE, JAMES AND ALMA BUSTER OF AUSTIN, TOMMY BUSTER
AND AMANDA STACY OF FRANKLIN AND  BOBBY ESTERLY AND BOYD AND LEEANN ESTERLY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE AUNTS, TWO UNCLES, FIVE
NIECES AND SEVEN NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/08/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS  WERE AT OME LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED BOTH GAMES TO GLASGOW……AS THE LADYPATO LOST  58 TO 24……

AND THE PATRIOTS WERE DEFEATED BY THE SCOTTIEW 61 TO 42…..

NEXT GAMES FOR BOTH TEAMS WILL BE FRIDAY…….







GENERAL ASSEMBLY
01/07/20

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS WILL CONVENE IN FRANKFORT TODAY FOR A 60-DAY SESSION THAT WILL STRETCH INTO MID-APRIL…..WITH THE BUDGET
BEING THE MOST PRESSING ISSUE……

THE MAKE-UP  OF THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH WILL BRING SOME CHALLENGES TO THE SESSION…..AS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN KENTUCKY’S MODERN
HISTORY……THERE IS A REPUBLICAN MAJORITY IN THE HOUSE AND SENATE….WITH A DEMOCRAT IN THE GOVERNOR’S SEAT……



KY DOWN UNDER
01/07/20

KENTUCKY DOWN UNDER ADVENTURE ZOO IN HORSE CAVE IS PITCHING IN TO HELP THE  AUSTRALIA ZOON AMID THE WILDFIRES THAT HAVE
RAVAGED THE COUNTRY…..

KENTUCKY DOWN UNDER OFFICIALS SAY HALF OF THEIR PROCEEDS IN JANUARY WILL BE DONATED TO THE XOO IN AUSTRIAL TO HELP SUPPORT
THEIR EFFORTS TO CARE AND TREAT ANIMALS IMPACTED BY THE WILDFIRES….

KENTUCKY DOWN UNDER IS OPEN FROM NINE TO FOUR DAILY…….



HARSTON
01/07/20

76 YEAR OLD CAROL FAYE CENTERS HARSTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE IN BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICE WILL
BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
THREE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO GIDEON’S INTERNATIONAL…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JOHN HARSTON…..A SON, CHRIS OF TENNESSEE……TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAWW; KATHERINE AND
JERRY MARSH OF SCOTTSVILLE AND LINDA AND JERRY HUGHES OF GEORGIA….AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; RICHARD AND DONNA
CENTERS OF SCOTTSVILLE……





SPORTS
01/07/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW….. TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX……BYT 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…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-
50 THIS AFTERNOON……







ARREST
01/06/20

FRIDAY AFTERNOON……ACTING ON A TIP…….SCOTTSVILLE “K-NINE”  OFFICER TREVER THOMPSON ALONG WITH MEMBERS OF THE POLICE
DEPARTMENT, ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AND BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT  AT FIVE-10 PIPE
ROAD…..DURING THE SEARCH  AN INDOOR MARIJUANA  GROW,  APROXIMATELY  THREE-POINT-FIVE GRAMS OF METH, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, A HAND
GUN AND A  A FOUR-WHEELER STOLEN  IN WARREN COUNTY WERE LOCATED…..39 YEAR OLD NATALIE PLUMLEE AND 29 YEAR OLD DYLAN MARCUM
WERE CHARGED  WITH CULTIVATING MARIJUANA-FIVE PLANTS OR MORE, P OSSESSION OF A FIREARM  BY A CONVICTED  FELON, POSSESSION OF
DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AND TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH….. AND ALL OF THE CHARGES
WERE ENHANCED…..
A  TRAFFIC STOP BY OFFICER THOMPSON RESULTED  IN ANGELIQUE NICOLE FROMAN OF 36-ZERO-ONE  EAST NEW ROE ROAD BEING CHARGED WITH
FAILURE TO PRODUCE AN INSURANCE  CARD AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA…..
AT ANOTHER TRAFFIC STOP…..JUSTN PHILLIPS OF ONE-ZERO-NINE NORTH SECOND WAS CHARGED WITH DRIVING ON A  D-U-I SUSPENDED LICENSE
AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA……
AND 30 YEAR OLD MICHAEL NEAL OF BRADFORDSVILLE-KENTUCKY WAS ARRESTED BY OFFICER GLEN HOWARD ON A METCALFE COUNTY
INDICTMENT WARRANT CHARGING POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE -METH, POSSESSION OF DRUG  PARAPHERNALIA  AND POSSESSION
OF MARIJUANA…..



LITERACY APPLICATIONS
01/06/20

THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION HAS OPENED GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR PROGRAMS AIMED AT ENHANCING ADULT…..FAMILY…..AND
SUMMER  LITERACY PROGRAMS IN THE COMMUNITIES THAT DOLLAR GENERAL SERVES…..

SCHOOLS…..LIBARIES……AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS WITHIN A 15-MILE RADIUS OF A DOLLAR GENERAL STORE…..DISTRIBUTION CENTER….OR
THE CORPORATE OFFICE ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY…..THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS FEBRUAY  20TH AND GRANT RECIPIENTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON
MAY 14TH……

FOR MORE INFORMATION GO ONLINE TO…..D-G-LITERACY-DOT-ORG…….



SENATE CANDIDATE
01/06/20

KENTUCKY STATE REPRESENTATIVE CHARLES BOOKER HAS JOINED A CROWDED FIELD CHALLENGING  SENTAOR MITCH MCCONNELL IN THIS YEAR’
S ELECTION…..

BOOKER JOINS SIX OTHER DEMOCRATS IN THE PRIMARY….AS-WELL-AS FIVE REPUBLICAN WHO HAVE FILED  TO CHALLENGE MCONNELL….WHO  IS
THE SENATE MAJORITY LEADER AND  IS SEEKING A SEVENTH TERM……




CRISIS “HEAP” PROGRAM
01/06/20

COMMUNITY ACTION OF SOUTHER KENTUCKY WILL BEGIN THE “CRISIS” PORTION OF THE ……..LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM  
TODAY…..AS APPLICATIONS WILL BE TAKEN AT THE ALLEN COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION OFFICE…..LOCATED AT 25 J-L TURNER PLACE….ON A FIRST
COME…..FIRST SERVED BASIS UNTIL FEDERAL FUNDS ARE EXHAUSTED…..

“LI-HEAP”  ASSISTS HOUSEHOLDS THAT ARE IN A HOME HEATING CRISIS…..AND CLIENTS WILL NEED TO BRING…..
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR PERMANENT RESIDENT  CARD FOR EACH HOUSEHOLD  MEMBER…..
PROOF OF ALL HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS INCOME FOR THE PRECEEDING  MONTH…..
A DISCONNECT OR LATE NOTIC FROM YOUR UTILITY COMPANY…...STAEMENT FROM YOUR LANDLORD  IF HEATING EXPENSES ARE INCLUDED IN YOUR
RENT…..OR A STATEMENT FROM THE UTILITY COMPANY IF YOU PARTCIPAT IN A PRE-PAY ELECTRIC PROGRAM…..
AND VENDOR INFORMATION….INCLUDING ACCOUNT NUMBER AND NAME ON THE ACCOUNT…..FOR YOUR MAIN HEATING FUEL  AS-WELL-AS
ELECTRIC…..



BARREN RIVER RESCUE
01/06/20

THE WARREN COUNTY RESCUE TEAM AND BOWLING GREEN FIRE DEPARTMENT PULLED TWO STRANDED BOATERS FROM THE BARREN RIVER LAST
NIGHT….AFTER THEY BECAM STRANDED WHEN THE BOAT’S ENGINE GAVE OUT….

THE BOATERS GOT OUT OF THE BOAT TO TRY AND RESTRAT THE ENGINE….WITH NO LUCK…..AND GOT BACK INTO THE BOAT TO WAIT FOR RESCUE
PERSONNEL TO FIND THEM…..

THEY WERE LOCATED ABOUT A MILE FROM THE BOAT RAMP……



HOGAN
01/06/20

102 YEAR OLD BALLARD HOGAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MARRELL AND LINDA AND RAYBURN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A BROTHER; BUFORD…..AND
TWO SISTERS; THELMA BLANTON AND DOROTHY CONNER ALL OF CHALYBEATE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDEN, 16 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, NINE GREAT-
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/06/20

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS GO TO WARREN CENTRAL TO TAKE ON THE DRAGONS IN THE TWO-“A” CHAMPIONSHIPS
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…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…..







CERTIFIED TEACHER
01/03/20

A SCIENCE TEACHER AT THE JAMES E. BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL IS THE DISTRICT’S NEWEST “NATIONAL BOARD CERTFIED TEACHER”……

SHELBY FISHER LEARNED  IN EARLY DECEMBER THAT SHE IS ONE OF THE  218- KENTUCKY EDUCATORS THAT ACHIEVED  “ N-B-C-T”  STATUS FOR
THE TWENTY-18-19 CANDIDATE CYCLE…..

FISHER GRADUATED FROM  ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOLS IN 20-10….. SHE  ATTENDED WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY WHERE
SHE OBTAINED HER BACHELOR DEGREE IN MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE AND EDUCATION…..
AND IN 20-17….FISHER RECEIVED HER MASTERS DEGREE IN TEACHER LEADERSHIP FROM WESTERN…..WITH AN ENDORSEMENT IN GIFTED
EDUCATION……



AG ASKS FBI TO INVESTIGATE
01/03/20

KENTUCKY’S NEW ATTORNEY GENERAL HAS ASKED THE F-B-I TO INVESTIGATE A FLURRY OF PARDONS BY FORMER GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN….

ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON SENT A LETTER TO REPRESENTATIVES CHRIS HARRIS AND MORGAN  MCGARVEY ….IN RESPONSE TO THEIR
REQUEST FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR OR BIPARTISAN SPECIAL PROSECUTING TEAM TO INVESTIGATED THE PARDONS…..
IN HIS FINAL DAYS IN OFFICE…..BEVIN ISSUED HUNDREDS OF PARDONS….WHICH INCLUDED A CONVICTED MURDERER AND CHILD RAPIST…..

THE PARDONS HAVE ALSO ATTRACTED THE ATTENTION OF RUSSELL COLEMEN….. THE  “U-S” ATTORNEY FOR KENTUCKY’S WESTERN DISTRICT……



SMITH
01/03/20

48 YEAR OLD DENIS SMITH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEING AFTER TWO TOMORROW
(SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER MOTHER; LAVECE MOORE SMITH….AND AN UNCLE; WILLIAM SMITH BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO GREAT-AUNTS AND
COUSINS ALSO SURVIVE….



SPORTS
01/03/20

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL GAMES FIND…..
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON GOING TO RUSSELLVILLE…..

IN GIRLS GAMES……
BOWLING GREEN PLAYS AT BARDSTOWN,  BUTLER COUNTY ENTERTAINS WARREN CENTRAL,  HART COUNT IS AT HOME TO PLAY GREEN COUNTY,
LOGAN COUNTY TRAVELS TO TODD COUNTY CENTRAL  AND METCALFE COUNTY IS ON THE ROAD TO SOUTH WARREN……

BOY/GIRL DOUBLEHEADERS HAVE…..
BARREN COUNTY GOING TO GLASGOW, CLINTON COUNTY PLAYS AT CUMBERLAND COUNTY AND MONROE COUNTY  GOES TO RUSSELL COUNTY……







SIMPSON WELCOME CENTER
01/02/20

THE SIMPSON COUNTY WELCOME CENTER…..LOCATED AT THE “ZERO” MILE MARKER ON I-65……..IS CLOSED AND WILL BE DEMOLISHED FOR
CONSTRUCTION  OF A NEW FAICLTY WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED   IN THE FALL OF 20-20…..

BUILT IN 1974…..THE CENTER HASN’T RECEIVED ANY MAJOR UPGRADES IN OVER FOUR-DECADES……AND IT HAS REQUIRED FREQUENT MINOR  
REPAIRS AND MAINTENCE……

THE NEW CENTER   WILL BRING IT IN A-D-A COMPLIANCE…..INCREASE  SAFETY FEATURES…..ADD MORE RESTROOMS…...AND IMPROVE VENDING
AMENITIES….. HIGH MAST LIGHTING FOR RAMPS AND PARKING AREAS WILL BE ADDED….AS-WELL-AS MORE COMMERCIAL TRUCK PARKING……

HE NEW SIMPSON COUNTY WELCOME CENTER WILL BE SIMILAR TO THE REST AREAS IN HART COUNTY AND WILL FEATURE HORSE STATUES…..
FENCES…..IMPROVED SIGNAGE…..AND T-V SCREENS IN THE LOBBY TO SHOWCASE  MANY OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOURIST ATTRACTIONS…..



TEACHERS
01/02/19

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHER’S ADMINISTRATION IS REVERSING A DECISION BY THE PREVIOUS ADMINISTRATION…..NOW SAYING THAT MORE THAN ONE-
THOUSAND PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS DID NOT BREAK THE LAW WHEN THE PARTICIPATED IN PROTESTS THAT SHUT DOWN SOME SCHOOLS…

A  LETTER FROM LABOR CABINET SECERETAY LARRY ROBERST CONCLUDES THAT THE TEACHERS  WERE NOT ENGAGED IN AN ILLEGAL WORK
STOPPAGE…..ALTHOUGH SOME SCHOOLS HAD TO CLOSE   FROM A LACK OF PERSONNEL……

ROBERTS SAYS THE TEACHERS WERE EXERCISING THEIR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS…..AND THERE WAS NO “STRIKE” OR “WORK STOPPAGE”……



BEVIN PARDONS
01/02/20

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL…..THE  “U-S” ATTORNEY’S OFFICE FOR KENTUCKY’S WESTERN DISTRICT SAYS IT IS LOOKING INTO
WHETHER FEDERAL CHARGES CAN BE BROUGHT AGAINST SOME OFFENDERS PARDONED BY FORMER GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN……

DURING HIS LAST DAYS IN OFFICE……BEVIN PARDONED SEVERAL VIOLENT OFFENERS…..INCLUDING CONVICTED MURDERERS AND CHILD
RAPOSITS…..

U-S ATTORNEY RUSSELL COLEMEN SAYS HE IS  CONCERNED ABOUT THE “RISK TO THE PUBLIC”…….HOWEVER…..HE GOES ON TO SAY STATUTES OF
LIMINTATIONS AND DOUBLE JEOPARDY WOULD NEED TO BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT WHEN DECIDING WHETHER TO PROSECUTE AN OFFENDER…..



EDMONSON FATAL FIRE
01/02/20

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A FATAL RESIDENTIAL FIRE IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

SEVERAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS RESPONDED TO THE BLAZE ON WILLIAM SIMMON ROAD YESTERDAY MORNING….WHERE 66 YEAR OOL WARREN
KESSINGER OF BOWLING GREEN WAS FOUND DEAD IN THE BURNT RESIDENCE……

NO FOUL PLAY IS SUSPECTED AT THIS TIME AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES……



SMITH
01/01/20

66 YEAR OLD PORTER WAYNE SMITH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW  AFTERNOON (FRI) AT TWO AT
GOAD  FUNERAL HOMWI WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 THIS MORNING (THURS) AT THE
FUNERAL  HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; KATHY STINSON SMITH….. DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KRISTY AND BOBBY BURCHETT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE
BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; JAMES AND PEGGY,  KENNETH,  JACKIE AND LENDA AND PHILLIP ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND REX AND SUZANNE OF
AUBURN….AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CHRISTINE AND DARRELL THOMAS, MARTHA SMITH, BARBARA AND BILLY CALDWELL AND
LARECEA AND TIMMY KEEN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…… FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/02/20

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
KENTUCKY IS ON THE ROAD TO SOUTH CAROLINA…..
LOUISVILLE GOES TO CLEMSON…….
AND THE LADY TOPPERS PLAY AT NORTH TEXAS…..

MEN’S GAMES HAVE……
THE TOPPERS HOSTING NORTH TEXAS……

AND IN MENS/WOMSN DOUBLEHEADERS…..
MOREHEAD IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON JACKSONVILLE…..
EASTERN KENTUCKY ENTERTAINS TENNESSEE TECH……
AND MURRAY STATE IS AT HOME TO PLAY U-T MARTIN……






BUSINESS COURT
12/30/19

A PILOT PROJECT BEGINS JANUARY FIRST  IN JEFFERSON COUNTY FOR THE COMMONWEALTH’S FIRST  “BUSINESS COURT”  DOCKET……

THE DOCKET WILL PROVIDE SPECIALIZED ATTENTION FOR COMPLEX CIVIL COMMERCIAL CASES……IMPROVE COURT EFFICIENCY FOR ALL
LITIGANTS…..AND CREATE A MORE  ATTRACTIVE FORUM FOR DOING BUSINESS…..

THE “BUSINESS COURT” DOCKET IS PART OF THE SUPREME COURT’S CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM INITIATIVE…….



CROP INSURANCE FRAUD
12/30/19

ANOTHER CENTRAL KENTUCKY FARMER HAS PLEADED GUILTY IN A CROP INSURANCE FRAUD SCHEME…..

ACCORDING TO THE HEARLD-LEADER……DANIEL ARVIN PLEADED GUILTY TO A CONSPIRACY CHARGE AFTER ADMITTING HE CLAIMED DAMAGE TO HIS
TOBACCO CROP……AND THEN SOLD THOUSANDS OF POUNDS OF LEAF UNDER HIS MOTHER’S NAME……

ARVIN FACES UP TO FIVE-YEARS IN PRISON…….



ESCAPEE CAPTURED
12/30/19

AN INMATE WHO ESCAPED CUSTODY LAST THURSDAY WAS CAPTURED BY BOWLING GREEN POLCIE SATURDAY…..

19 YEAR OLD KEVIN ALLEN OF BOWLING GREEN WAS LOCATED AT FOUR-45 GLEN LILY ROAD…..
ALLEN ATTEMPTED TO EVADE POLCIE USING A BICYCLE AND THEN LED OFFICERS ON A FOOT PURSUIT IN PEDIGO PARK BEFORE BEING
APPREHENDED……



NEW YEARS CLOSINGS
12/30/19

HERE ARE YOUR NEW YEARS CLOSINGS…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW AND CLOSED WEDNESDAY……

ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSING AT  FIVE TOMORROW AFTERNOON  AND CLOSED WEDNESDAY…..

COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW  AND WEDNESDAY……

TRANSFER STATON, ANIMAL SHELTER AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED TOMORROW  AND WEDNESDAY…….

SVILLE TRANS-IT WILL NOT OPERATE  TOMORROW  OR WEDNESDAY….

CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW  AND WEDNESDAY…..TOMORROW’S  TRASH WILL BE PICKED UP THURSDAY    AND  WEDNESDAY’S  TRASH WILL
BE COLLECTED FRIDAY…..

FEDERAL OFFICES & POST OFFICE  CLOSED WEDNESDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY….

CORE OPEN….
TOMORROW   FROM 5-30AM TO 4-30PM
WEDNESDAY  FROM 8AM TO 4-30PM





BROWN
12/30/19

82 YEAR OLD LOUISE “WEEZIE” BROWN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT ALIVE HOSPICE IN NASHVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; VICKY AND SAM TAYLOR AND CARLA PERDUE ALL OF TENNESSEE…..THREE
GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/30/19

THE LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON RUSSELL COUNTY IN A GIRL’S DOUBLEHEADER……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WLVE…..
STARTING ARUND FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON…….


LOUISVILLE TAKES ON MISSISSIPPL STATE IN THE MUSIC CITY BOWL…..
AND THE TOPPERS BATTLE WESTERN MICHIGAN IN THE  FIRST RESPONDERS BOWL…….







FISCAL COURT
12/27/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT HELD THEIR FINAL MEETING OF THE YEAR YESTERDAY AFTERNOON……
A NEW POSITION OF…..“MECHANIC/LABORER”…..HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED IN THE ROAD DEPARTMENT AND THE COURT APPROVED HIRING RICKY
MARR TO FILL THE POSITION…..

JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER INFORMED THE COURT THAT 13-RRESUMES HAD BEEN RECEIVED FOR THE…..”RECEPTIONIST/EXECUTIVE
ASSISTANT”  PSOITON IN HIS OFFICE….
FIVE INDIVIDUALS WERE INTERVIEWED…..THAT NUMBER WAS REDUCED TO TWO WHO WERE INTERVIEW AGAIN…..AND THE COURT APPROVED
HIRING    AYLEE LOVELL TO FILL THE POSITION…..



KY LEGISLATOR ILL
12/27/19

KENTUCKY HOUSE MAJORITY FLOOR LEADER JOHN CARNEY…..FROM TAYLOR COUNTY…..IS IN AN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT BATTLING WHAT HIS FAMILY
SAYS WAS A SUDDEN ILLNESS….

CARNEY IS BEING TREATED FOR A SEVERE CASE OF PANCREATITIS AND INFECTION AT NORTON HOSPITAL IN LOUISVILLE…..

REPORTEDLY….HE GOT SICK WHILE EATING LUNCH SUNDAY……AND WAS TAKEN  TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM MONDAY……



PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE
12/27/19

BREAKS-INTERSTATE PARK…..WHICH  IS LOCATED ON THE KENTUCKY AND VIRGINIA  BORDER…..WANTS TO BUILD THE LONGEST PEDESTRIAN
SWINGING BRIDGE IN NORTH  AMERICA….

THE 725-FOOT BRIDGE WOULD CROSS THE RUSSEL FORK RIVER  AND CONNECT THE VIRGINAI AND KENTUCKY SIDES OF THE PARK……

A  VIRGINIA   COALFIELD ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY GRANT OF UP TO  433-THOUSAND DOLLARS WOULD HELP FUND THE BRIDGE……
THE PARK HAS AN ADDITIONAL 326-THOUSAND DOLLARS EARMARKED FOR THE BRIDGE CONSTRUCITON WHICH IS SET TO START IN 20-20 AND END
IN  20-21……



TAYLOR
12/27/19

70 YEAR OLD DELLA MAE TAYLOR OF ADOLPHUS DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS
AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; PAUL AND KATHI TAYLOR OF MICHIGAN…..A SISTER; BETTY MCCOY OF PHELPS…..AND A SISTER-
IN-LAW; SHIRLEY TAYLOR OF OHIO….FOUR NEPHEWS, A NIECE AND SEVERAL GREAT-NIECES AND GREAT NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/27/19

THE SOUTHCENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC TIPS OFF THIS AFTERNOON  AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL….

AT THREE-30…….CRITTENDEN COUNTY TANGLES WITH GRAYSON COUNTY….
THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON BULLITT CENTRAL AT FIVE-30…..

AND 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…..WVLE….. STARTING AT FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON……







BEVIN INVESTIGATION
12/26/19

THE F-B-I IS INVESTIGATING FORMER GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  WHO CONTROVERSIALLY ISSUED MORE THAN 400-PARDONS IN THE WEEKS AFTER HE
LOST HIS REELECTION BID….

AMONG THOSE WHO WERE GRANTED CLEMENCY WAS PATRICK BAKER….WHO HAD SERVED TWO YEARS OF A 19-YEAR SENTENCE  FOR KILLING A
MAN DURING A HOME INVASION…..
AND MICAH SCHOETTE WHO WAS SENTENCED LAST YEAR TO 23-YEARS IN PRISON FO MULTIPLE SEXUAL OFFENCES INVOLVING CHILDREN…..

REPORTEDLY…..BAKER’S FAMILY  DONATED 25-THOUSAND  DOLLARS TO BEVINS REELECTION CAMPAIGN…..



CORVETTE MUSEUM RENOVATION
12/26/19

THE PERFORMANCE GALLERY EXHIBIT…..AT THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM…..IS GETTING A NEW LOOK…..

THE GALLERY EXHIBIT ORGINALLY HOUSED AN INTERACTIVE PIT CREW GAME AND AN EDUCATIONAL DRIVING SIMULATOR……..
AND OVER THE COMING MONTHS…..THE GOAL IS TO DISPLAY EVEN MORE INTERACTIVE ELEMENTS……INCLUDING PROJECTIONS BEHIND EACH OF
THE DISPLAY CARS AND TOUCH SCREEN KIOSKS……

THE PERFORMANCE GALLERY IS EXPECTED TO REOPEN IN LATE MARCH……



CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS
12/26/19

HERE’S ONE LAST REMINDER FROM THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY THAT IF YOU
CITY TRASH ROUTE WAS TO HAVE BEEN RUN TUESDAY IT WILL BE PICKED UP TODAY……
AND IF YOUR CITY TRASH WAS TO HAVE BEEN COLLECTED YESTERDAY…..IT WILL BE RUN TOMORROW……



SPORTS
12/26/19

THE SOUTHCENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC TIPS OFF TOMORROW AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL….
AND FOR THE SECOND  CONSECUTIVE YEAR….AND THE SECOND TIME SINCE 1983….. ONLY FOUR GIRLS TEAMS WILL PARTICIPATE IN THIS YEARS
TOURNAMENT…..

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT THREE-30…….
CRITTENDEN COUNTY TANGLES WITH GRAYSON COUNTY….
THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON BULLITT CENTRAL AT FIVE-30…..

THE TOURNAMENT RUNS THRU SUNDAY AFTERNOON……..







ESCAPEE FOUND
12/24/19

AN ESCAPEE FROM THE WARREN COUNTY REGIONAL JAIL WAS LOCATED IN MT. VERNON-ILLINOIS YESTERDAY….

36 YEAR OLD MICHALE LANE  OF BOWLING GREEN WALK AWAY FROM A WORK RELEASE PROERN ON DECEMBER 17TH….

NO OTHER DETAILS  ABOUT LANE’S  CAPTURE WERE RELEASED BY STATE POLICE……



MEADOR
12/24/19

87 YEAR OLD SUE ALDERSON MEADOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN  MT. PLEASANT METHODIST CHURCH CEMETRY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; STEPHEN AND JOANNE OF FOUNTAIN AND DWIGHT AND ROBIN OF ADOLPHUS…..FIVE
GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……







NEW MINORITY LEADER
12/23/19

KENTUCKY HOUSE DEMOCRATS  HAVE MADE  HISTORY BY SELECTING REPRESSENTATIVE JONI JENKINS AS THEIR TOP-RANKING LEADER….AS
JENKINS BECOMES  THE FIRST WOMAN TO SERVE AS THE PARTY’S FLOOR LEADER IN THE CHAMBER….

JENKINS…..WHO SUCCEEDS ROCKY ADKINS…..HAD SERVED AS MINORITY WHIP….A ROLE THAT WILL BE FILLED BY REPRESENTATIVE ANGIE
HATTON……



REFUGEES
12/23/19

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS TURNED DOWN AN OFFER FROM THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION  TO HALT REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT…..

IN A LETTER BESHEAR WROTE    “U-S”  SECRETARY  OF STATE MIKE POMPEO……THE GOVERNOR SAID THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS ACCEPTED
REFUGEES  FOR MORE THAN THREE-DECADES…..AND IN SEVERAL CITIES…..REFUGEES HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE WORKFORCE AND KENTUCKY’
S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT….

ABOUT HALF OF THE STATES  HAVE CONSENTED TO KEEP ACCEPTING REFUGEES…. AND NO STATES SO FAR HAVE SAID THEY PLAN TO STOP
ACCEPTING REFUGEES UNDER TRUMP’S ORDER…..



CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS
12/23/19

HERE ARE YOUR CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS…..
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY…..
HEALTH DEPARTMENT, TRANSFER STATION, ANIMAL SHELTER AND PUBLIC LIBRATY CLOSED TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY……
THE CORE CLOSED TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY…..TOMORROW’S TRASH WILL BE PICKED UP THURSDAY AND WEDNESDAY’S TRASH WILL BE
COLLECTED FRIDAY…..
SCOTTSVILLE TRANSIT WILL NOT RUN TOMORROW OR WEDNEDAY…….

FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED WEDNESDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY…..



SPORTS
12/23/19

THE PATRIOTS CONTINUE PLAY AT FOUR THIS AFTERNOON…..IN THE WARREN EAST HOLIDAY HOOPS CLASSIC…..


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO “SMASHVILLE” TO TAKE ON THE COYOTES……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
12/20/10

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……THE COMMONWEALTH’S  NOVEMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS FOUR-POINT-FOUR
PERCENT…..WHICH WAS UP SLIGHLY FROM THE FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT RECORDED IN OCTOBER…..

AND THIS NOVEMBER’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO UP ONE-TENTH OF A PERCENTAGE  POINT FORM LAST NOVEMBER’S   FOUR-POINT-THREE
PERCENT…..

ALSO IN NOVEMBER……THE  “U-S”  JOBLESS RATE WAS THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT….WHICH  WAS DOWN ONE-TENTH  OF A PERCENTAGE POINT
FROM OCTOBER……



CRAM THE CRUISER
12/20/19

KENTUCKY STATE POLICE RAISED MORE THAN 236-TONS OF FOOD…..TO HELP FAMILIES IN NEED…..DURING ITS 10TH ANNUAL “CRAM THE CRUISER”
FOOD DRIVE…..

THROUGHOUT THE YEARS…..STATE POLICE SAY THE CAMPAIGN  HAS TURNED INTO A FRIENDLY COMPETITION  AMONG  K-S-P  POSTS……AND THIS
YEAR  POST-16 IN OWENSBORO TOOK TOP HONORS  WITH A TOTAL OF 61-THOUSAND POUNDS OF FOOD COLLECTED…..

SINCE IT BEGININGS   IN TWENTY-10……”CRAM THE CRUISER”  HAS CONTRIBUTED NEARLY   TWO-MILLION  POUNDS OF FOOD TO SHELTERS…..FOOD
BANKS…..AND CHURCHES THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH……



KY GROUND BEEF
12/20/19

KENTUCKY CATTLEMEN’S GROUND BEEF RECENTLY MARKED  A HUGE MILESTONE FOR KENTUCKY FARMERS BY HITTING ONE-MILLION DOLLARS IN
TOTAL FARM GATE SALES….

THE 80/20 GROUND BEEF IS PROVIDED  BY   111-FARM  IN 44-COUNTIES…..WHICH HAVE SOLD  OVER  587-THOUSAND POUNDS OF GROUND BEEF
SINCE SALES BEGAN IN    MARCH OF LAST YEAR….

THE KENTUCKY CATTLEMEN’S  GROUND BEEF IS AVAILABLE AT KROGER STORRES IN KENTUCKY…..SOUTHERN INDIANA…..AND TENNESSEE…….
KENTUCKY SCHOOLS…..THE  K-F-C  YUM CENTER……AND THE KENTUCKY FAIR AND EXPOSITION CENTER



SPORTS
12/20/19

THE PATRIOTS  AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN TO ACTION TONIGHT AS BARREN
COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT GYM……

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS 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…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-50 TONIGHT……







MARIJUANA BILL
12/18/19

A KENTUCKY LAW MAKER HAS PRE-FILED A BILL TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA IN THE COMMONWEALTH AND USE THE REVENUES FROM TAXES TO FUND
THE COMMONWEALTH’S RETIREMENT SYSTEM….

THE BILL…..WOULD ALLOW ADULTS  21 AND OLDER TO USE MARIJUANA……AND IT WOULD ALLOW 75-PERCENT OF THE LICENSE AND WHOLESALE
TAX FEES TO GO TO THE KENTUCKY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM  AND  25-PERCENT TO THE KENTUCKY TEACHERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM……..

THERE WOULD BE FOUR TYPES OF LICENSES……CULTIVATOR…..PROCESSOR….. TESTER…..AND RETAILER  AND EACH LICENSE WOULD HAVE TO
BE RENEWED ANNUALLY……



NEW VOTING PORTAL
12/18/19

THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE HAS ANNOUNCED A NEW “VOTING PORTAL”  THAT WILL ALLOW KENTUCKIAN’S  IN THE ARMED
FORCES AND TRAVELING ABROAD TO VOTE…..

IN TWENTY-13……KENTUCKY PASSED ITS FIRST EVER  “MILITARY HERO’S VOTING BILL”…..WHICH FUNDED ONLINE VOTING FOR MILITARY AND
OVESEAS VOTERS…..
NOW….THE  NEW  “VOTING PORTAL”   WILL ASSURE  THEIR VOTES WILL BE RECEIVED EVEN IF FEDERAL FUNDING CHANGES IN THE FUTURE…….



FILINGS
12/18/19

ANOTHER ALLEN COUNTY RERSIDENT HAS FILED TO RUN FOR THE 22ND DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES RACE…..

AS DAVID YOUNG HAS FILED TO RUN FOR THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION…….

CURRENT REPRESENTATIVE WILSON STONE IS NOT SEEKING RE-ELECTION……



SPORTS
12/18/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD LAST NIGHT AND SPLIT WITH WARREN EAST…..AS THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A 58 TO 31
DECISION TO THE LADY RAIDERS…..

AND THE PATRIOTS PULLED OUT A 65 TO 62 WIN…



ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS DEFEATED THE ISLANDERS  EIGHT TO THREE….







ANDERSON
12/17/19

68 YEAR OLD LONNIE K. ANDERSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION  OR
SERVICE AS CREMATION WAS CHOSEN…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JEANA OWENS ANDERSON……TWO STEP-SONS AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JEREMY AND HACKEE TABOR AND JACOB
TABOR ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A BROTHER; SAM ANDERSON OF GLASGOW….. A STEP-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…..



BANDY
12/17/19

57 YEAR OLD KENNY BAND OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A
LATER DATE…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAKE TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; KENNETH SLOAN…..AND A DAUGHTER; KANDI JO SLOAN BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS; NICK AND JEFF
BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE AND MARK OF SOUTH CAROLINA…..AND A SISTER; MICKEY PATRICK OF SCOTTSVILLE…….



TURNER
12/17/19

66 YEAR OLD JOHNNY TURNER OF TOMPKINSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT MONROE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(WED) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON
(TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DAVID AND HOLLY AND TERRY AND CAROLYN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; JOE AND SHIRLEY OF TENNESSEE…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; JUDY TURNER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..10 GRANDCHILDREN AND 12 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
12/17/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN TO ACTION TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO WARREN EAST……
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…..WVLE……STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……







HOME SALES
12/13/19

FOURTH QUARTER HOME SALES IN KENTUCKY BEGAN WITH A STRONG OCTOBER…. AS  YEAR-TO-DATE  SALES ARE UP ALMOST FIVE-PERCENT  OVER
THE TWENTY-18 TOTAL…..

THE MEDIAN HOME PRICE IN THE COMMONWEALTH   WAS ALSO UP  EIGHT-POINT-THREE PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR…..AT 175-THOUSAND-500
DOLLARS…..

DAYS ON THE MARKET WERE  101….WHICH WAS A SIX-PERCENT INCREASE OVER LAST OCTOBER’S   95 DAYS……

AND THE INVENTORY SLIPPED SLIGHTLY TO   FOUR-POINT-THREE MONTHS…..



EDUCATION COMMISSIONER RESIGNS
12/13/19

KENTUCKY’S EDUCATION COMMISSIONER SUBMITTED HIS RESIGNATION YESTERDY….. HANDING NEW GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR WHAT HE
WANTED…..AS HE RESHAPES THE TOP LEVELS OF MANAGEMENT IN THE EDUCATION SYSTEM…..

TUESDAY…ON HIS FIRST DAY IN OFFICE….BESHEAR DISBANDED THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF EDUCATION .AND THEN RE-CREATED   IT WITH 11 NEW
MEMEBRS….

THE 10-FORMER BOARD MEMBERS  HAVE FILED SUIT TO BLOCK THEIR REMOVAL…..BUT STATE JUDDGES HAVE REFUSED TO TEMPORARILY BLOCK
BESHEAR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER…..



DOLLAR GENERAL
12/13/19

DOLLAR GENERAL HAS ANNOUNCED THE AVAILABILITY OF APPROXIMATLEY  20-C-B-D PRODUCTS…..AT 11-HUNDRED STORES IN KENTUCKY AND
TENNESSEE…..AND BY SPRING OF NEXT YEAR  THEY  PLAN TO EXPAND THE PRODUCTS’ AVAILABILITY TO SEVEN MORE STATES…..

THE C-B-D  ASSORTMENT IS LIMITED TO TOPICAL COSMETIC PRODUCTS…..AND  DOLLAR GENERAL CURRENLY HAS NO PLANS TO PROVIDE
INGESTIBLE OR EDIBLE   C-B-D  MERCHANDISE…….



SPORTS
12/13/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO CELEBRATE HOMECOMING AS CUMBERLAND COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT GYM…..
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS 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……WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……






RIPPY
12/12/19

80 YEAR OLD NOAH M. RIPPY-JUNIOR OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OLD MACEDONIA CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS
AFTERNOON  (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..GRAHAM LODGE WILL HOLD MASONIC RITES TOMORROW NIGHT (FRI) AT SEVEN AT THE FUNERAL
HOME AND ALL MASTER MASONS WISHING TO PARTICIPATE SHOULD  MEET AT THE LODGE AT SIX-30…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ALMA TAYLOR RIPPY…..FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; TIMMY AND SANDRA, CHRISTOPHER AND PEGGY AND
KEVIN AND VALERIE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND JERRY AND MELISSA OF OHIO…….A DAUGHER AND SON-IN-LAW; DEBRA AND DAVID LINDSEY OF
SCOTTSVILLE……A STEP-DAUGHTER; LEE ANN BLANKENSHIP AND HUSBAND BERRY……TWO STEP-SONS; ROBBIE  TAYLOR AND MARK TAYLOR AND
WIFE PAM…..AND A SON-IN-LAW; RALPH WHITLOW ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JARVIS AND CAROLYN  OF ADOLPHUS…..
AND FOUR SISTERS; GRACIE HESSON, BETTY HARPER AND DIANE ISABEL ALL OF ADOLPHUS AND MARY OAKES OF SCOTTSVILLE…….12
GRANDCHILDREN, SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  AND THREE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
12/12/19


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TO GREENWOOD….

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…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE  SABRES…..







BESHEAR SWORE IN
12/10/19

AS  IS CUSTOMARY IN THE COMMONWEALTH……TO  ENSURE CONTINUITY IN STATE GOVERNMENT…..ANDY BESHEAR WAS SWORN IN AS KENTUKY’S  
63RD  GOVERNOR JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT IN THE GOVERNOR’S MANSION…..

BESHEAR FOLLOWS  IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF HIS FATHER STEVE BESHEAR…… WHO SERVED TWO TERMS AS GOVERNOR….AS THEY BECOME THE
FIRST “FATHER-SON” TO SERVE AS  GOVERNORS OF KENTUCKY…..

A FULL DAY OF PUBLIC ACTIVITIES IS ON TAP FOR TODAY…..AND FOR TODAY’S INAGURATION…..STATE OFFICES INCLUDING THE ALLEN COUNTY P-V-A
OFFICE ARE CLOSED TODAY……



ARREST
12/10/19

THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT  84 CARVER DRIVE IN  SCOTTSVILLE  YESTERDAY…..

SEIZED WERE 10-GRAMS OF SUSPECTED METH…..SUSPECTED MARIJUANA….DIGITAL SCALES…..DRUG PARAPHERNALIA….AND MULTIPLE
FIREARMS….

39 YEAR OLD DUSTIN RICHARDS WAS ARRESTED AND LODGED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH, POSSESSON OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA…..AND ALL THE CHARGES WERE
“ENHANCED” DUE TO THE PRESENCE OF THE FIREARMS…..…..



HUNTSMAN
12/10/19

89 YEAR OLD CLYTIE PETTY HUNTMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON
TOMORROW (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; BOBBY PETTY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SHERRY AND JAMES CENTER OF ADOLPHUS…..
FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/10/19

THE PATRIOTS OPEN THE HOME PORTION OF THE SEASON TONIGHT……AS ADAIR COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT GYM  FOR THE TWO “A”
CHAMPIONSHIPS…..
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX AND 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…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….







AC FARM BUREAU AWARDS
12/09/19

AT THE RECENT V100TH MEETING OF THE KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU…..THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU WAS NAMED “TOP COUNTY” FOR DISTRICT
FOUR…..AS THE AWARD RECOGNIZES THE COUNTY THAT BEST COMPLETES THE MANY PROGRAMS PROMOTED AT THE STATE LEVEL…..

MARTHA ARTERBURN EARNED THE “GOLD STAR AWARD” FOR THE WORK OF HER COMMITTEE TO PROMOTE “AG” EDUCATION IN THE PRIMARY
CENTER….AS-WELL-AS HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR ALL THE COUNTY…..
JOE YOUNG-JUNIOR EARNED  A  “GOLD STAR AWARD”  FOR HIS COMMITTEE’S WORK PROMOTING  AND ENCOURAGING  YOUNG  FARMERS IN THE
COUNTY…..

AND THE ALLEN COUNTY WOMEN’S COMMITTEE ALSO RECEIVED A “GOLDF STAR” AWARD…..



KCTCS PRESIDENT RETIRING
12/09/19

THE KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM IS GOING TO LOOKING FOR A NEW PRESIDENT….

FRIDAY…..DURING THE BOARD OF REGENTS MEETING……PRESIDNET JAY BOX ANNOIUNCED HE WOUILD BE LEAVING AT THE END OF THE FISCAL
YEAR…WHICH IS JUNE 30TH…..

BOX WAS NAMED THE SECOND PRESIDENT OF K-C-T-CS IN NOVEMBR…..20-14…..

A NATIONAL SEARCH WILL BEGIN AND BOX’S  SUCCESSOR IS EXPECTED TO BE NAMED IN EARLY FALL OF 20-20……



STINSON
12/09/19

67 YEAR OLD JIMMY STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVIES WILL BE TOMORROW
(TUES) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING
(MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ROBBIE STINSON…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BILL AND TONYA PATTERSON……A DAUGHTER; RENAY
PATTERSON…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND PATRICIA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;
MARTHA HARRISON AND PATTY JO WEBB BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE AND SHIRLEY AND BUDDY ADAMSON OF ADOLPHUS….12 GREATCHILDREN AND 10
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/09/19

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY  TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO GLASGOW…..
AND THE PATRIOT  FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS  HOST RUSSELL COUNTY…..


BOWL SELECTIONS WERE ANNOUONCED YESTERDAY…..

KENTUCKY WILL TAKE ON VIRGINIA TECH IN THE “BELK BOWL”…..
LOUISVILLE GOES AGAINST MISSISSIPPI STATE IN THE “MUSIC CITY BOWL”…..
AND THE TOPPERS TANGLE WITH  WESTERN MICHIGN IN THE “FIRST RESPONDERS BOWL”…..







FARM INCOME
12/06/19

ACCORDING TO AGRICULTURAL ECOMOMISTS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY….INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNCENTAINTY  LOOMS OVER THE
COMMONWEALTH’S FARM ECONOMY…..WHICH WAS ABLE TO MAINTAIN STABLE INCOME LEVELS WITH A BOOST FROM GOVERNMENT RELIEF
PAYMENTS WHICH ARE EXPECTED TO TOTAL ABOUT 240-MILLION DOLLARS THIS YEAR…..

THIS YEAR STATEWIDE FARM CASH RECEIPTS ARE PROJECTED TO  BE  FIVE-POINT-NINE BILLION DOLLARS…..WHICH EQUALS THE PAST TWO
YEARS…..BUT IS WELL BELOW THE SIX-POINT-FIVE BILLION LEVEL IN TWENTY-14……

KENTUCK’S NET CASH INCOME……THE AMOUNT LEFT AFTER FARMER’S EXPENSES…..IS  EXPECTED TO EXCEED  ONE-POINT-EIGHT BILLION
DOLLARS WHICH IS UP SLIGHTLY FROM LAST YEAR……




DUI AWARDS
12/06/19

THE KENTUCKY OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY HAS HONORED  MORE THAN 200-LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS…..FROM MORE THAN 180-AGENCIES
ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH….FOR THEIR EFFORTS TO TARGET IMPAIRD DRIVERS…..

AMONG THOSE HONORED  WERE OFFICER TREVER THOMPSON WITH THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND SERGEANT BRANDON LOVETT
WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..

LAST YEAR IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..THERE WERE FOUR-THOUSAND-742 CRASHES RELATED TO IMPAIRED DRIVING…..RESULTING IN 24-
HUNDRED-15 INJURIES AND 124 DEATHS……





SPORTS
12/06/19

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL COACH SCOTT SATTERFIELD HAS BEEN NAMED THE A-C-C COACH OF THE YEAR……

IN HIS FIRST SEASON…..SATTERFIELD TURNED THE  “U OF  L”  FOOTBALL PROGRAM AROUND MUCH SOONER THANT EXPECTED….LEADING THE
CARDINALS TO A SEVEN AND FIVE RECORD AND A BOWL TRIP….







SNAP CHANGES
12/05/19

THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE  HAS ANNOIUNCED NEW RULES FOR THE…..“SNAP” PROGRAM……TO MOVE MORE RECIPIENTS
TOWARDS “SELF-SUFFICIENCY”…..

TO GO INTO EFFECT APRIL FIRST…..THE CHANGE  WILL LIMIT THE ABILITY OF STATES  TO EXEMPT WORK-ELIGIBLE ADULTS  FROM HAVING TO OBTAIN
STEADY EMPLOYMENT IN ORDER TO RECEIVE BENEFITS…..

IT’S ESTIMATED THE CHANGE WILL REMOVE 40-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS FROM THE “SNAP”   ROLLS IF THEY CAN’T FIND  WORK…..



OPEN RECORDS REQUESTS
12/05/19

GOVERNOR-ELECT ANDY BESHEAR SAYS ALL EXECUTIVE BRANCH STATE AGENCIES WILL ACCEPT REQUESTS FOR PUBLIC RECORDS  VIA  E-MAIL  
UNDER HIS ADMINISTRATION……

BESHEAR SAYS THE MOVE IS TO MAKE IT EARIER FOR KENTUCKIANS AND THE MEDIA TO INTERACT WITH THE GOVERNMENT……



KY WESLEYAN BREAK RECORD
12/05/19

KENTUCKY WESLEYAN COLLGE HAS IT MOST SUCCESSFUL….SINGLE DAY OF GIVING IN SCHOOL HISTORY……ON “GIVING TUESDAY”  AS THE
COLLEGE RAISE JUST UNDER 212-THOUSAND DOLALRS….A 35-PERCENT INCREASE FROM LAST YEAR…..

THE TOTAL INCLUDED 291 GIFTS FROM DONORS IN 23-STATES…..AND 51-GIFTS OF ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE……



MOTHER CHARGED WITH MURDER
12/05/19

THE MOTHER OF A 20-MONTH-OLD EDMONSON COUNTY CHILD…..WHO DIED AFTER SHE DROVE HER VEHICLE  ARROUND  A  “ROAD CLOSED” SIGN
INTO A FLOODED CREEK……HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER….

28 YEAR OLD ALEXANDRA RICHARDSON AND HER SEVEN YEAR OLD SON WERE ABLE TO GET OUT OF THE VEHICLE…..SEARCHERS FOUND THE
TODDLER IN THE WATER AND HE WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN AND LATER FLOWN TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER
WHERE HE DIED….

A SEARCH WARRANT FOR RICHARDSON’S  MEDICAL RECORDS CONFIRMED THE PRESENCE OF METH AND MARIJUANA IN HER BLOOD AT THE TIME
SHE ARRIVED AT THE HOSPITAL…..



SPORTS
12/05/19

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR  VARSITY  BASKETBALL TEAMS TRAVEL TO BOWLING GREEN……

AND THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS  HOST LOGAN COUNTY…….







STUDENT LOAN BILL
12/04/19

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS INTRODUCED LEGISLATION THAT WOULD ALLOW STUDENTS TO DIP INTO RETIREMENT   ACCOUNTS TO HELP PAY FOR
COLLEGE….AND MAKE MONTHLY DEBT PAYMENTS…..

UNDER HIS BILL…..INDIVIDUALS COULD TAKE UP TO 52-HUNDRED-50 DOLLARS….TAX AND PENALITY FREE…..FROM THEIR  “FOUR-OH-ONE-K”  OR   “I-
R-A”  EACH YEAR…. AND THEIR PARENTS COULD DIVERT THOUSANDS MORE….

CURRENTLY…..AMERICANS OWE ABOUT  ONE ONE-POINT-FIVE TRILLION DOLLARS IN STUDENT LOANS……



CHILD SALE
12/04/19

BOWLING GREEN POLICE HAVE CHARGED THREE PEOPLE IN THE SALE AND PURCHASE OF AN INFANT….

ACTING ON A TIP FROM OFFICIALS AT PARKER/BENNETT/CURRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL…OFFICERS WENT TO A RESIDENCE ON WEST 10TH….WHERE
A WOMEN SAID  SHE GAVE THE BABY AWAY…..
OFFICERS THEN FOUND THE COUPLE WHO TOOK THE CHILD AND THEY SAID THEY PAID TWO-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE INFANT….

45 YEAROLD JOSE PASCUAL…..31 YEAR OLD  MARIA DOMINGO-PEREZ….AND 37 YEAR OLD CATARINA FELIPE  ARE  CHARGED  WITH THE SALE OR
PURCHASE  OF A CHILD FOR ADOPTION…..
DOMINGO-PEREZ…..WHO IS ACCUSED OF SELLING THE INFANT….HAS   FIVE OTHER CHILDREN WHO HAVE BEEN PLACE IN PROTECTIVE CUSTODY……



SPORTS
12/04/19

THE LADY PATRIOTS OPENED THE SEASON LAST NIGHT AT WARREN CENTRAL AND DROPPED A 62 TO 43 DECISION TO THE LADY SPARTANS….
.
THE PATRIOTS ALSO LOST TO THE SPARTANS 87 TO 68…….







GANN FILES
12/03/19

CURRENT  22ND DISTRICT STATE REPRESENTATIVE WILSON STONE  WHO REPRESENTS  ALLEN…..SIMPSON…..AND A PORTION OF WARREN
COUNTIES…..HAS ANNOUNCED THAT HE WILL NOT SEEK REELECTION NEXT YEAR……

AND A CHECK WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE  FINDS REPUBLICAN BRIAN “TIGER” GANN OF FRANKLIN HAS FILED TO RUN FOR THE
SEAT……



BESHEAR APPOINTMENTS
12/03/19

GOVERNOR ELECT ANDY BESHEAR HAS APPOINTED A GLASGOW NATIVE AND A FORMER RIVAL TO FILL POSITIONS IN HIS ADMINISTRATION…..
JIM GRAY WILL SERVE AS TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY……WHLE REPRESENTATIVE ROCKY ADKINS WILL SERVE AS BESHEAR’S SENOR ADVISOR…..

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR-ELECT  JACQUELINE COLEMAN WILL SERVE AS SECRETARY OF THE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
CABINET…..

HE ALSO SELECTED COLONEL HALDANE LAMBERT TO LEAD THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD AS ADJUTANT GENERAL…..
AND RETIRED LIEUTENANT COLONEL KEITH JACKSON WILL BE VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMISSIONER……



BARREN FATAL
12/03/19

STATE POLICE SAY A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN BARREN COUNTY……YESTEDAY MORNING NEAR THE SIX-THOUSAND BLOCK OF NEW BOWLING
GREEN ROAD…..CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A GLASGOW TEEN…..

REPORTEDLY….A TWO-THOUSAND=FIVE MERCURY S-U-V DRIVEN BY 19 YEAR OLD JACIE SMITH OF PARK CITY AND A TWO-THOUSAND-THREE  FORD
PICKUP OPERATED BY 35 YEAR OLD BRANDON SMITH OF GLASOGW MADE CONTACT NEAR THE CENTER LINE…..
JACIE SMITH SWERVED HER VEHICLE WHICH WENT DOWN AN EMBANKMENT AND STRUCK A TREE…..BRANDON SMITH WAS ABLE TO STOP HIS
VEHICLE ON THE SHOULDER…..
JACIE SMITH  AND A ONE YEAR OLD PASSENGER WE TRANSPORTED TO  T-J SAMSON WHERE SMITH  SUCCUMBED TO HER INJURIES….
BRANDON SMITH WAS ALSO TREATED AT THE HOSPITAL FOR MINOR INJURIES AND HIS PASSENGER WASN’T INJURED……





HENSON
12/03/19

80 YEAR OLD ANNA LEE HENSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING
AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT
THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; SUSAN BROADY  OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO NICES, A NEPHEW,A GRANDCHILD AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/03/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS OPEN THE SEASON TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO SOUTH WARREN….
.
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-
50……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……







VETERANS DONATIONS
12/02/19

WITH TEMPERATURS FALLING AND WINTER QUICKLY APPROACHING…..THE VETERANS AFFAIRS CLINIC IN BOWLING GREEN IS ASKING FOR
DONATIONS THAT WILL BE GIVE TO VETERANS IN NEED……TO KEEP THEM WARM AND FED THROUGH THE WINTER MONTHS….

HATS…..SCARVES….GLOVES…THICK WINTER COATS ARE ALL NEEDED…..ALONG WITH  NON-PERISHABLE READY-TO-EAT FOOD DONATIONS…..….

ITEMS CAN BE DROPPED OFF TUESDAYS THROUGH THURSDAYS…..FROM 10 TO TWO…..AT THE  “V-A”  CLINIC LOCATED ON FAIVIEW AVENUE……



KY SCHOOL DISTRICT SUING
12/02/19

A KENTUCKY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS VOTED TO SUE ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE COMPANIES FOR CREATING WHAT IT SAYS IS AN…..EPIDEMIC OF
NICOTINE  ADDICTION…..AFFECTING STUDENT HEALTH AND SCHOOL LEAGNING INVIRONMENTS….

THE BULLIT COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION  PLANS TO SUE  JUUL  AND OTHER INDUSTRY MANUFACTURERS……DISTRIBUTORS…..AND
RETAILERS…..

JUUL…..WHICH CONTROLS ABOUT TWO-THIRDS OF THE NATIONS  E-CIGARETTE MARKET…..VACES SEPARATE INVESTIGATIONS BY CONGRESS AND
FEDERAL REGULATORS……



KY HEMP SUMMIT
12/02/19

A KENTUCKY HEMP SUMMIT WILL BE HELD THIS WEDNESDAY……DECEMBER FOURTH….AT THE KENTUCKY EPOSITION CENTER IN LOUISVILLE…..

HOSTED BY THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE….THE SUMMIT WILL PROVIDE  THOSE IN ATTENDANCE WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO
LEARN MORE ABOUT HEMP PRODUCTION……KENTUCKY’S PLANS FOR 20-20…..AND THE NEW ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS……

A TRADE SHOW WILL ALSO BE PART OF THE ACTVITIES……



SEARS
12/01/19

84 YEAR OLD MARY ELLA SHIPLEY SEARS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10
WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JAMES SEARS……A SON; JEFF SHIPLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GAUGHTER; TONI WHITE OF INDIANA…..A BROTHER
AND SISTER-IN-LAW; WILLIE AND BERNICE SHIPLEY…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; JEAN SHIPLEY ALL OF CALIFORNIA…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND 19
GREAT-GRANDCHIDLREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/02/19

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS PLAY AT GREENWOOD…..







NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
11/29/19

THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICES WILL PROVIDE CONSULTANTS TO HELP CREATE EIGHT LOCAL PARKS AND RECREATION AND CONSERVATON AREAS
IN….. ALABAMA…. MISSISSIPPI…..SOUTH CAROLINA…..FLORIDA…..AND KENTUCKY …..

TWO PROJECTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED FOR THE PROGRAM…..ONE WILL CREATE  AN  “OHIO RIVER RECREATION TRAIL…..
AND THE OTHER WILL CREATE A TRAIL ALONG THE PATH THAT NATURALIST JOHN MUIR TOOK THROUGH KENTUCKY DURING HIS WALK TO THE GULF
OF MEXICO…..



COPPER THEFTS
11/29/19

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET IS ASKING  RESIDENTS TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THIEVES STEALING COPPER FROM  K-Y-T-C  
LIGHTING AROUND THE DISTRICT THREE AREA…..

THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS OF COPPER WIRING  WAS RECENTLY TAKEN IN WARREN COUNTY……WHICH CREATES  A SAFETY ISSUE FOR
MOTORISTS…..AS IT TAKES TIME TO GET THE WIRING REPLACED AND THE LIGHTS TURNED BACK ON……

THE COMMUNITY IS ASKED TO CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY IS THEY SEE ANY  SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY……ESPECIALLY AT
NIGHT NEAR LIGHTING AREAS ON ROADWAYS…..
AND LOCAL RECYCLING BUSINESSES ARE ALSO BEING ASKED TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR ANYONE TRYIN TO SELL POSSIBLE  STOLEN COPPER
WIRING……



MEDICAID CONTRACTS
11/29/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR MEDICAID SERVICES HAS AWARDED NEW CONTRACTS TO FIVE MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS……TO BEGIN
NEXT JULY……. BUT TWO CURRENT PROVIDERS……ANTHEM KENTUCKY AND PASSPORT HEALTH ARE BEING REPLACED…….

BOTH WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO MEDICAID MEMBERS THROUGH THE EXISTING CONTRACT TERMS WHICH EXPORES JUNE 30TH……

MOLINA AND UNITED HEALTHCARE ARE  REPLACING ANTHEM AND  PASSPORT……



SPORTS
11/29/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..

LOUISVILLE DEFEATED TEXAS-ARLINGTON  76 TO 67……

IN THE N-F-L……..
NEW ORLEANS BEAT ATLANTA  28 TO 18…..
AND THE BEARS GOT PAST THE LIONS  24 TO 20……







FISCAL COURT
11/27/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE ADOLPHUS FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING AND CONDUCTED MOSTLY ROUTINE
BUSINESS….
FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO THE FIRST BUDGET AMENDMENT  OF THE FISCAL YEAR…..
AND SHERIFF JEFF COOKE SAID THE THREE NEW VEHICLES FOR HIS DEPARTMENT WERE IN PADUCAH HAVE SPOTLIGHTS INSTALLED….

THE COURT HELD A SHORT CLOSED SESSION TO DISCUSS PERSONNAL….AND UPON RETURNING TO OPEN SESSION…..ANNOUNCED THAT TWO
EMPLOYEES WITH THE ROAD DEPARTMENT HAD RESIGNED AND ONE EMPLOYEE AT THE TRANSFER STATION HAD BEEN TERMINATED…..



911 COMMITTEE
11/27/19

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY……NINE-ONE-ONE….ADVISORY COMMITTEE MET YESTERDAY…..

JOHN BETNER  UPDATED THE COMMITTEE ON HIS WORK WITH THE RADIO SYSTEM…. ALL RADIOS HAVE NOW BEEN GONE THRU WITH NEEDED WORK
DONE ON EACH ONE…..AND PRE-AMPS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE REPEATERS….
THE NEXT STEP IS AT THE MT. UNION SITE WHERE TWO MORE ANTENNAS WILL BE INSTALLED SO THE AGENCIES WON’T BE WORKING OFF OF ONE
ANTENNA…..
A MADIE CALVERT WAS INTRODUCES AT THE NEW….NINE-ONE—ONE SUPERVISOR…..
LONG TIME SUPERVISOR RANDY STOVALL WILL BE STAYING WITH NINE-ONE-ONE……



SPORTS
11/27/19

THE PREDATORS ARE AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON THE GOLDEN KNIGHTS…..







POST ELECTION AUDIT
11/25/19

SIX KENTUCKY COUNTIES WERE DRAWN AT RANDOM FRIDAY TO UNDERGO POST-ELECTION AUDITS…..

BY LAW…..THE ATTORNEY GENRAL’S OFFICE IS RQUIRED TO CONDUCT POSTELECTION AUDITS    IN NO FEWER THAN  FIVE-PERCENT  OF THE
COMMONWEALTH’S COUNTIES FOLLOWING EACH PRIMARY  AND GENERAL ELECTION……AND FOR THE NOVEMBER ELECTION…..BOYLE….
GALLATIN…. HENDERSON…. KENTON….OLDHAM….AND POWELL COUNTIES HAVE BEEN SELECTED…..

DURING THE NOVEMBER ELECTION CYCLE…..THE ELECTIONN LAW VIOLATIONS HOTLINE RECEIVED   164-ELECTION CALLS FROM 56-COUNTIES……
AND BY LAW……THE OFFICE CAN’T PROVIDE DETAILS REGARDING SPECIFIC COMPLAINTS OR POSSIBLE PENDING INVESTIGATIONS…..



KY HOUSE TERMS
11/25/19

A KENTUCKY STATE REPRESENTATIVE IN PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT THAT WOULD INCREASE THE TERM OF HOUSE MEMBERS
FROM TWO TO FOUR YEAR…..WHICH WOULD MAKE IT THE SAME AS THE KENUCKY SENATE…

IF APPROVED BY THE HOUSE AND SENATE DURING THE UPCOMING GENERAL ASSEMBLEY SESSION……THE PROPOSAL WOULD BE PLACED ON THE
20-20 NOVEMBER BALLOT…..

HOUSE MEMBERS IN EVEN-NUMBED DISTRICT WOULD RECEIVE FOUR-YEAT TERMS IN 20-22…..WHILE ELECTIONS IN ODD-NUMBERED DISTRICT
WOULD BE FOR ONLY TWO YEARS…..WITH THE LATTER  SERVING FOUR-YEAR TERMS STARTING WITH THE 20-24 ELECTION…..



GLASGOW NATIVE APPOINTED
11/25/19

GOVERNOR ELECT ANDY BESHEAR HAS APPOINTED A GLASGOW NATIVE TO SERVE AS GENERAL COUNCIL FOR THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE….

LA TASHA BUCKNER…..A 1992 GRADUATE OF GLASGOW HIGH  SCHOOLS….IS A FORMER PROCECUTOR AND SERVED AS ASSISTANT DEPUTY
ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THE CIVIL DIVISION……

BESHEAR TAKES OFFICE DECEMBER 10TH…..



SPORTS
11/25/19

THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON THE BLUES…..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT
11/22/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE SLIGHTLY FROM THREE-POINT-SIX
PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER TO THREE-POINT-SEVEN PERECENT IN OCTOBER…..WHICH IS ALSO SLIGHTLY ABOVE LAST OCTOBER’S THREE-POINT-SIX
PERCENT…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM THREE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN MONROE COUNTY TO
FOUR-POINT-FIVE PERCENT IN METCALFE COUNTY….

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES FELL IN 85 COUNTIES….. ROSE IN 24…..AND SAYE THE SAME IN 11…..
FAYETTE AND OLDHAM COUNTIES RECORDED THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATES AT TWO-POINT-NINE PERCENT….
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 10-POINT-NINE PERCENT……



SPORTS
11/22/19

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS CONTINUE…..

IN CLASS ONE  “A”…..RUSSELLVILLE PLAYS CRITTENDEN COUNTY…..
CLASS TWO “A”…..FINDS EDMONSON COUNTY TAKING ON MAYFIELD…..
IN CLASS  THREE “A”…..TAYLOR COUNTY GOES AGAINST PADUCAH TILGHMAN…..
CLASS FOUR “A”…..FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TANGLES WITH MADISONVILLE NORTH HOPKINS…..
AND IN CLASS FIVE  “A”…..BOWLING GREEN PLAYS SOUTH OLDHAM…..







HEMP LICENSING
11/21/19

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH’S  HEMP LICENSING PROGRAM FOR 20-20 IS UNDERWAY…..

GROWER APPLICATONS MUST BE SUBMITTED  BY MARCH 15TH OF NEXT YEAR….. PROCESSOR APPLICATIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED YEAR-ROUND…..
AND FOR THE FIRST TIME THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF AGRICULTURE  IS HOSTING AN ONLINE APPLICATION PORTAL ON ITS  HEMP WEBPAGE……

IN 20-19….KENTUCKY’S HEMP INDUSTRY HAD NEARLY  ONE-THOUSAND GROWERS AND AN  INFLUX  OF PROCESSORS…….



FINAL C-7 STINGRAY DELIVERED
11/21/19

THE FINAL…..“C-7”  FRONT ENGINE STINGRAY TO BE PRDUCED…..WAS DELIVERED TO THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MESUSM YESTERDAY….

WITH PRODUCTION OF THE EIGHTH GENERATION……THEY’RE  MOVING TO A MID-ENGINE VEHICLE……SO THIS IS THE END OF A 66-YEAR ERA…..

THIS FINAL  “C-7”  HAS A WHITE EXTERIOR AND RED INTERIOR  TO HONOR THE FIRST 300-CORVETTES PRODUCED IN 1953…….AS THEY WERE ALL
WHITE WITH RED INTERIOR…….



METCALFE TEACHER
11/21/19

A METCALFE COUNTY KINDERGARTEN TEACHER WILL BE RETURING TO THE WHITEHOUSE NEXT WEEK TO HELP DECORATE THE WHITE HOUSE FOR
CHRISTMAS….

JAY WHITE MADE THE TRIP LAST YEAR WHEN THE  “PATRIOTI THEME”  WAS CHOSEN BY THE FIRST LADY……..HOWEVER…..THIS YEAR’S THEME  HAS
NOT YET BEEN ANNOUNCED……



SPORTS
11/21/19

THE PATRIOT SWIM TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO HARTFORD FOR A DUAL MEET WITH OHIO COUNTY…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL  TEAM IS AT HOME TO SCRIMMAGE HART COUNTY….

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE CANUCKS……







REAL ID
11/20/19

A KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION OFFICIAL SAY THE COMMONWEALTH PLANS TO SET UP 12-REGIONAL OFFICES TO ISSUE SPECIAL DRIVER’S
LICENSES THAT WILL BE NEEDED IN LESS THAT A YEAR TO BOARD DOMESTIC  AIRLINE FLIGHTS…..AS KENTUCKY FACES AN OCTOBER  FIRST  20-20  
FEDERAL DEADLINE  TO START ISSUING  I “REAL I-D” DRIVERS LICENSES…..

VEHICLE REGULATION COMMISSIONER……MATT HENDERSON……SAYS THEY WOULD EVENTUALLY LIKE TO HAVE   28 TO 30 REGIONAL OFFICES  
WHICH WOULD COST ABOUT 16-MILLION DOLLARS TO OPERAE…..
THE LICENSES WILL COST   24-DOLLARS FOR   FOUR YEARS AND 48-DOLLARS FOR EIGHT YEARS  WHICH WOULD HELP DEFAY THE EXPENSES……



ROAD FUNDING
11/20/19

THE “MILEAGE-BASE TRANSPORTATION FUNDING TAKS FORCE”  HAS MADE THEIR RECOMMENDAITONS  TO STATE LAWMAKERS…..

MEETING OVER THE LAST YEAR…..THE TASK FORCE LOOKED INTO ALTERNATIVE WAYS TO PAY FOR HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION  AND MAINTENANCE
PROJECTS…. OTHER  THAN THE CURRENT GAS TAX……

CO-CHAIRMAN…..SENATOR JIMMY HIGDON….SAID THEY FOUND ISSUES WITH MILAGE-BASED FUNDING…..USING A  G-P-S AND THIRD-PARTY VENDOR
TO DETERMINE WHAT A DRIVER WOULD PAY…….
HOWEVER…..HE DID SAY SEXPECT TO SEE FEES FOR ELECTRIC VEHILCES WHICH CURRENTLY PAY NOTHING….THE TASK FORCE NOTED THAT
TENNESSE CHARGES ELECTRIC CAR OWNERS 200-DOLLAS A  YEAR AND HYBRID OWNERS 100-DOLLARS…..



SPORTS
11/20/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL……
EASTERN KENTUCKY  HOSTS MIAMI UNIVERSITY…….
AND LINDSEY WILSON IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON TALLADEGA  COLLEGE…..

MEN’S GAMES HAVE…..
MORELEAD ON THE ROAD TO MISSOURI…..
CENTRE GOES TO TRANSY……
AND LOUISVILLE ENTERTAINS U-S-C  UPSTATE……







SCHOOL BOARD
11/19/19

AT LAST NIGHT ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING…..THE BOARD APPROVED A MODIFICAION TO THE …….N-CLASS-AT-HOME…..HIGH
SCHOOL MODEL…..

FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR…..ROBIN HERRINGTON….PRESENTED THE NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REPORT FOR LAST YEAR……AS THEY
SERVED….
327-THOUSAND-622 BREAKFASTS AND 427-THOUSAND-929 LUNCHES….
WHILE THE SUMMER MEALS PROGRM SERVED….
27-HUNDRED-62 BREAKFASTS ND 67-HUNDRED-52 LUNHES……
THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED  THE HIRING OF BOYS AND GIRLS VARISTY HEAD COACHES AND ASSISTANTS AND ARCHERY COACHES…..



PLANNING
11/19/19

AT LAST NIGHT’S  PLANNING AND ZONING MEETING…..APUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD CONCERNIGN A PROPOSAL FROM  “AT&T”  TO CONSTRUCT A NEW
CELL TOWN  AT 18-65 PLEASANT FIELD CHURCH ROAD…….ROBERT GRANT, THE ATTORNEY REPRESENTING  “AT&T” TOLD THE COMMISSION THAT
THE NEW CELL TOWER  HAS BEEN  PLANNED SINCE 9/11.
THIS AREA IN ALLEN COUNTY IS EXPERIENCES  LOW COVERAGE….SO “AT&T”  WANTS TO HELP THE SITUATION BY FOCUSING ON GETTING MORE
COVERAGE TO THEM.
EMERGENY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR GARY PETTY EXPRESSED HIS SUPPORT OF THE TOWER…..AND ALSO ASKED IF   AN EXTRA ANTENNA  COULD BE
ADDED SO THAT EMERGENCIES CALLED-IN  THAT AREA CAN HAVE A BROADER RANGE OF COVERAGE.
FOLLOWING TESTIMONY THE COMMISSION APPROVED THE PLAN…..



SPORTS
11/19/19

THE PREDATORS ARE AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON WINNIPEG…..







CAVE TOURS CLOSE
11/18/19

BEGINNING TODAY…..THE GRAND AVENUE AND WILD CAVE TOURS AT MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL BE TEMPORARILY CLOSED…….AND THE
MAMMOTH CAVE ACCESSIBLE TOUR WILL BE LIMITED TO WEEKENDS ONLY DURING THE FIRST PHASE OF A CAVE TRAIL REHABILITATION PROJECT…….

THE TRAIL WORK WILL IMPROVE  THE WALKING PATH…..STAIRS….. HANDRAILS….. SEATING AND RESOURCE ISSUES ALONG THE APPROXIMATELY
TWO MILES OF CAVE TRAIL THAT RUNS FROM THE SNOWBALL ROOM TO THE GRAND CENTRAL STATION……

THE ENTIRE PROJECT IS SCHEDULED TO TAKE   18-TO-20 MONTHS TO COMPLETE….. BUT THE REMAINDER OF THE CAVE TOURS IN THE PARK WILL
BE OPEN TO VISITORS AS USUAL……



BARREN FATAL
11/18/19

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN CAVE CITY SATURDAY NIGHT CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY A TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE PASSENGER CAR…..DRIVEN BY 27 YEAR OLD JACOB RIGGS OF MUNFORDVILLE WAS TRAVELING ON
MAMMOTH CAVE STREET….WHEN HIS VEHICLE RAN ONTO THE SOULDER…HE OVER-CORRECTED  CAUSING IT  TO SPIN INTO THE PATH OF A TWO-
THOUSAND-EIGHT TAHOE OPERATED BY 28 YEAR OLD ASHLEY VANCE  OF CANMER…..

RIGGS…..WHO WAS UNRESTRAINED…..DIED AT THE SCENE….
VANCE AND HER PASSENGER  WERE TAKEN  TO T-J SAMSON FOR TREATMENT OF MINOR INJURIES……



RAILROAD PROJECT
11/18/19

A RAIROAD PROJECT WILL TEMPORARILY CLOSE KENTKCY -70…..AT THE RAILROAD TRACK IN CAVE CITY……
THE CLOSURRE  IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN TODAY AND WILL LAST FOR TWO DAYS……

A SIGNED DETOUR USING 31-W AND KENTUYCKY-90 WILL BE IN PLACE……



SPORTS
11/18/19

A  FEDERAL JUDGE HAS DISMISSED A LAWSUIT BY THE OWNERS OF….MAXIMUM SECURITY…..SEEKING TO CHALLENGE THE DECISION TO DISQUALIFY
THEIR HORSE AS WINNER OF THE KENTUCKY DERBY…..

THE OWNERS…..GARY AND MARY WEST…..WANTED  THE COURT TO REVERSE THE STEWARDS’ DECISION  AND FIND THAT THEIR DECISION VIOLATED
THE COUPLES CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS TO DUE   PROCESS…….







GREEN RIVER FERRY
11/15/19

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY VEHICLE RAMP IMPROVEMENT PROJECT…..IN MAMMOTH CAVE NAITONAL PARK….HAS BEEN EXTENDED BEYOUND THE
ORIGINAL COMPLETION DATE OF TODAY DUE TO SEVERAL DELAYS…..

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY  WILL REMAIN CLOSED FROM THE NORTH SIDE OF THE GREEN RIVER…..BEGINNING JUST SOUTH OF MAPLE SPRINGS
CAMPGROUND……TO THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE RIVER AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE GREEN RIVER FERRY PARKINGLOT…..

THE FERRY AREA…..HOWEVER…..WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR HIKERS  AND RIVER PADDLERS ……



SPORTS
11/15/19

THE PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO FRANKLLIN/SIMPSON…..KICK OFF IS SEVEN….. BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE
THE ACTION ON SOUTHEN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK……AND 99-POINT THEEE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-40 TONIGHT……






COMBS
11/14/19

18 YEAR OLD ROBERT BRAEDEN PATTON COMBS OF CHALYBEATE DIED SUNDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON  AT TWO AT  
PLEASANT UNION UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (FRI)
AFTERNON AT PATTON FUNERAL HOME BROWNSVILLE CHAPEL…..IN LIEU OF FLOWERS MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS CAN  BE MADE TO THE BRAEDEN
COMBS MEMORIAL SCHOLARHIP FUND AT THE BANK OF EDMONSON COUNTY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS ; ALISON AND JAY HOLLAND OF CHALYBEATE AND ROBERT SHANNON AND HEATHER COMBS OF RICHMOND….
SIBILINGS;  WHITLEY COMBS AND MIA HOLLND…GRANDPARENTS; JERRY AND MARILYN PATTON OF BROWNSVILLE, DANNY AND JOY HOLLAND OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND STEPHANIE WELLS OF RICHMOND……



SPORTS
11/14/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
IN MEN’S COLLEGE BSKETBALL…..
CENTRE TRAVELS TO WABASH…..
AND MOREHEAD IS ON THE ROAD TO PRESBYTERIAN…..

WOMEN’S GAMES FIND……
LOUISVILLE AT HOME TO TAKE ON CENTRAL MICHIGAN……


AND  IN THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL…..
THE STEELERS  GO TO CLEVELAND TO PLAY THE BROWNS……







MESONET SITE
11/13/19

THE KENTUCKY MESONIT AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERISTY HAS SELECTED A SITE FOR A NEW STATION IN NICHOLAS COUNTY…..THE COUNTY’S
FIRST STATION WAS INSTALLED IN MARCH 20-10…..BUT WAS CLOSED IN SEPTEMBER OF THIS YEAR…..

THE NEW SITE WILL BE LOCATED  NEAR CARLISLE AND IS EXPECTED TO BE OPERATIONAL IN THE SPRING OF  20-20……

THE MESSONET STATIONS…..COLLECT  REAL-TIME WEATHER DATA…..AND TRANSMIT IT  TO THE MESONET OPERATIONS CENTER AT WESTERN…..
CURRENTLY THE KENTUCKY MESSONET  HAS 71-STATONS  LOCATED  IN 68-COUNTIES……



CITY COUNCIL
11/13/19

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS THIS MORNING….ITEMS ON THE AGENDA INCLUDE HEARING THE REGULAR REPORTS…..AND THIS MORNING’S
CITY COUNCIL MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND 10……..



BOUCHER APPEAL
11/13/19

THE MAN WHO WAS CONVICTED OF ATTACKING SENATOR RAND PAUL IN HIS YARD…. IS ASKING THE  U-S SUPREME COURT TO HEAR HIS CASE…..
AFTER AN APPELLATE COURT VACATED HIS 30-DAY JAIL SENTENCE AND SUGGESTED  IT WAS TOO LENIENT…..

THE TRIAL COURT SENTENCED RENE  BOUCHER TO 30-DAYS IN PRISON….A FINE OF 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS….AND 100 HOURS OF COMMUNITY
SERVICE  AFTER HE PLEADED GUILT TO ATTACKING PAUL IN  20-17…..
IN SEPTEMBER…..THE COURT OF APPEALS  VACATED THE SENTENCE AND SENT THE CASE BACK TO FEDERAL COURT FOR RESENTENCING…..

IN HIS FILING…..BOUCHER’S  ATTORNEY SAID  THE GOVERNMENT  IS GETTING A…. MULLIGAN…..BECAUSE THE VICTIM IS A  U-S   SENATOR….



SPORTS
11/13/19

IN MEN’S GAMES….
LOUISVILLE ENTERTAINS INDIANA STATE…..

WOMEN’S  GAMES HAVE…..
GEORGETOWN GOING TO MIDWAY…..
MURRAY STATE PLAYS AT MISSISSIPPI VALLEY……
KENTUCKY  HOSTS STETSON……
AND THE LADY TOPPERS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY BELMONT……







PAUL ON ELECTION
11/11/19

SENATOR  RAND PAUL SAYS MATT BEVIN’S RECENT ELECTION PERFORMANCE  HAD MORE TO DO WITH VOTERS’ DISPLEASURE WITH KENTUCKY’S  G-
O-P GOVERNOR THAT THEIR ATTITUDES ABOUT REPUBLICANS IN GENERAL…..

BEVIN HAD A RUNNING FUED WITH TEACHERS WHO OPPOSED HIS EFFORTS TO REVAMP THE COMMONWEALTH UNDERFUNDED PUBLIC PENSION
SYSTSM…..

BEVIN HAS RESUSED TO CONCEDE THE GOVERNORS RACE…..IN WHICH HE TRAILS DEMOCRAT ANDY BESHEAR BY MORE THAN FIVE-THOUSAND
VOTES….AND HAS REQUESTED A RECANVASS WHICH IS SET FOR NOVEMBER 14TH…..



BUTLER-FATAL
11/11/19

A TWO-VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN BUTLER COUNTY YESTERDAY CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY  A TWENTY-15 FORD PICK UP…..OPERATED BY 72 YEAR OLD PAUL HENSLEY OF HAZARED…..CROSSED THE CENTER LINE ON  
REEDYVILLE ROAD  AND  STRUCK A TWO-THOUSNAD FIVE FORD PICK UP…..DRIVEN  BY 18 YEAER OLD ROBERT  COMBS  OF SMITHS GROVE HEAD-
ON……

COMBS DIED AT THE SCENE AND HENSLEY WAS FLOWN TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE  HOSPITAL……



VETERANS DAY
11/11/19

CONTINUING A TRADITION STARTED WHILE HE WAS STILL IN OFFICE….FORMER SCOTTSVILLE MAYOR ROB CLINE AND WIFE LINDA WILL THEIR
ANNUAL VETERANS LUNCHEON….FOR ALL VETERAND AND ACTIVE DUTY PERSONNEL….. TODAY AT 11 AT THE WASHINGTON CENTER…..

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO THE HALFREY/DALTON….POST 57-12 OF THE V-F-W…..TO THEIR ANNUAL VETERANS DAY CEREMONY AND OPEN HOUSE
TONIGHT AT SXI AT THE POST HOME LOCATED ON THE OLD GLASGOW ROAD….THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER WILL BE RETIRED   ARMY COLONEL JIM
HUGGINS…….



SPORTS
11/11/19

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINDS……
THE SEAHAWKS ON THE ROAD TO SAN FRANCISCO TO TAKE ON THE 49ers……







ELECTON RETURNS
11/06/19



YESTERDAY WAS ELECTION DAY……AND IN ALLEN COUNTY 35-PERCENT OF THE VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS WHICH   WAS UP FROM THE LAST
GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION WHEN 24-PERCENT OF ALLEN COUNTY VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS…..

IN THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR….
MATT BEVIN RECEIVED THREE-THOUSAND-564 VOTES…..ANDY BESHEAR 16-HUNDRED-49 VOTES…..AND JOHN HICKS  96 VOTES….
THE SECRETARY OF STATE’ SREACE SAW….
MCHALE ADAMS DEFEAT HEATHER FRENCH HENRY  38-HUNDRED-58 VOTES TO       13-HUNDRED 66…..
IN THE ATTORNEY GENERALS RACE…..
IT WAS DANIEL CAMERON THREE-THOUSAND- 946 VOTES TO GREG STUMBO’S             12-HUNDRED-82 VOTES……
IN THE RACE FOR AUDITOR…..
MIKE HARMON RECEIVED  38-HUNDRED-41VOTES…..SHERI DONAHUE 11-HUNDRE-99 VOTES…..AND KYLE HUGENBERG  12…..


THE STATE’TREASURER’S RACE SAW…..
ALLISON BALL RECEIVE FOUR-THOUSAND-80 VOTES…..TO MICHAEL  BOWMAN’S       11-HUNDRED-24-VOTES…..
FOR THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE…..
RYAN QUARLES  HAD 39-HUNDRED-56 VOTES…..ROBERT CONWAY 11-HUNDRED-19
AND JOSH GILPIN 117 VOTES……
IN THE RACE TO FILL THE FIRST DISTRICT SEAT ON THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT…..
WHITNEY WESTERFIELD DEFEATED CHRISTOPHER NICKELL ONE-THOUSAND-877 VOTES TO ONE-THOUSAND-543…..

AND RUNNING UNOPPOSED FOR THE FIFTH DISTRICT MAGISTRATE SEAT….
ANTHONY THOMPSON RECEIVED  723 VOTES…..



MCPEARK
11/06/19

74 YEAR OLD  DONALD “CHOPPER” MCPEAK OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY 9TUES) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER 11 FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; LONNIE OF LOUISVILLE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; DONNA AND JOE WOOD  OF ADOLPHUS…..A BROTHER  AND
SISTER-IN-LAW;  DENNIS AND MARCELLA OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JOYCE AND JEFF LOVINO OF FLORIDA AND
BARBARA SIMONS, JUDY BESSINGER AND NANCY WOOD ALL OF TENNESSEE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/06/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..
IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
KENTUCKY BEAT MOUNT ST. MARY’S 67 TO 44….
AND LOUISVILLE DOWNED THE LADY TOPPERS  75 TO 56…..

IN MEN’S GAMES IT WAS…..
KENTUCKY 69 AND MICHIGAN STATE 62……







SPORTS
11/05/19

AT THE STATE CROSS COUNTRY MEET THIS PAST SATURDAY…..
AC/S EIGHTH GRADER…..JAMES TYLER STANGER…..PLACED 16TH IN THE FIELD OF 251 RUNNERS
WHILE AC/S JUNIOR  TAD KOLTON TAYLOR  WAS   62ND…..

SUNDAY…..THE ALL-STATE TEAMS WERE ANNOUNCED…..STANGER WAS SELECTED TO THE TEAM  AND IS  THE ONLY EIGHTHE GRADER TO MAKE THE
ALL-STATE TEAM…..







HEAP
11/04/19

COMMUNITY ACTION OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY’S….LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANT PROGRAM…..BEGINS TODAY….
APPLICATIONS ARE TAKEN BY THE FIRST LETTER OF THE LAST NAME OF THE HEAD OF THE HOUSE HOLD…..
AND TODAY…..THOSE WHOSE LAST NAMES BEGIN WITH THE LETTER “A” MAY APPLY…..
TOMORROW IS A STAFF DAY…..
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY…..THOSE WHOSE LAST NAMES BEGIN WITH THE LETTER “B” MAY APPLY…..
AND FRIDAY….THOSE WHOSE LAST NAMES BEGIN WIT THE LETTER “C” MAY APPLY……
APPLICATIONS ARE TAKE AT THE ALLEN COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION OFFICE AT 25  J-L TURNER PLACE…….TO APPLY….YOU MUST BRING PROOF OF
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD FOR EACH HOUSEHOLD MEMBER……. PROOF OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME FOR THE
PREVIOUS MONTH…..MOST CURRENT HEATING BILL OR STATEMENT FROM YOUR LANDLORD IF HEATING EXPENSES IS  INCLUDED IN RENT……AND
VENDER INFORMATION  FOR YOUR MAIN HEATING FUEL AS WELL AS ELECTRIC…..



ROAD WORK
11/04/19

ROAD WORK CONTINUES ON THREE PROJECT IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE BRIDGE AT THE INTER-SECTION OF OLD GALLATIN ROAD AND OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC…..HOWEVER….CREWS WLL BE
WORKING ON FINISHING ITEMS INCLUDING SHOULDER ROCK THIS WEEK…..AND TRAFFIC MAY BE DOWN TO ONE LANE…..

ON BROWNS FORD ROAD…..FROM KENTUCKY 100 TO KENTUCKY 18-55…..CREWS MAY BE PRESENT CONSTRUCTING EDGE LINE RUMBLE STRIPS
FOR THE RESURFACINGT PROJECT…..

AND ON OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD…FROM THE TENNESSE STATE LINE TO THE BRIDGE OVER ROUGH CREEK…..CREWS WILL BE PRESENT PLACING
ASPHALT SURFACE…..





KEEN
11/04/19

76 YEAR OLD RUTH RIPPY KEEN OF ADOLPHUS DIED FRIDAY AT HER RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON T ONE-
30 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WALKER’S CHAPEL CEMETRY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY  A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JEWELL AND JERRY JONES OF FRANKLIN…..TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; HAZEL PARKER AND
HUSBAND WAYNE AND MARGIE LONG AND HUSBAND GROVER…..AND A BROTER-IN-LAW; ARLIE KEEN ALL OF ADOLPHUS…..



SPORTS
11/04/19

THE PREDATORS ARE IN DETRIOT TO TAKE ON THE RED WINGS…..


FLORIDA STATE HAS FIRED HEAD FOOTBALL COACH WILLIE TAGGART….WHO WAS NINE AND 12 IN PARTS OF TWO SEASONS……

ACCORDING TO REPORTS……KENTUCKY COACH MARK STOOPS IS ONE OF THOSE BEING CONSIDERED AS TAGGART’S REPLACEMENT…..







SUPREME COURT RULING
11/01/19

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS SIDED WITH A LEXINGTON PRINT SHOP  OWNER….THAT REFUSED TO PRINT T-SHIRT FOR THE CITY’S PRIDE
FESTIVAL…..

IN THEIR RULING….THE HIGH COURT SAID THE WRONG PARTY FIELD THE SUIT…..MAKING IT ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE  TO DETERMINE WHO WAS
DISCRIMINATED AGAINST…..



SUPREME COURT RULING
11/01/19

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS SIDED WITH A LEXINGTON PRINT SHOP  OWNER….THAT REFUSED TO PRINT T-SHIRT FOR THE CITY’S PRIDE
FESTIVAL…..

IN THEIR RULING….THE HIGH COURT SAID THE WRONG PARTY FIELD THE SUIT…..MAKING IT ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE  TO DETERMINE WHO WAS
DISCRIMINATED AGAINST…..



MASSEY
11/01/19

75 YEAR OLD JERRY LEE MASSEY OF ADOLPHUS DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..AND THERE WILL NE NO VISITATION OR SERVICE AS
CREMATION WAS CHOSEN….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ALICE MASSEY…..FOUR SONS;  AARON, MARK, DONALD AND ALEX  ALL OF OHIO…..AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-
LAW;  CHRISTINE AND GREG FUNK OF ADOLPHUS AND PATARICIA AND TOM ELLISON AND ELIZABETH MASSEY ALL OF OHIO…..32 GRANDCHILDREN
AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



ENGLAND
11/01/19

71 YEAR OLD GENE ENGLAND OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED OCTOBER 11TH…..AND A CELEBRATION  OF LIFE WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT THE BAR AT 3-M FARMS AT 224 HARPER ROAD……



MASON
11/01/19

64 YEAR OLD MICHELE MASON OF ADOLPHUS DIED WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..A MEMORIAL MASS WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 11
AT HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC CHURCH…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE CHURCH…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; EDDIE MASON…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JUSTIN AND ABIGAIL MORRELLL OF LEXINGTON,
GARRETT MORRELL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND MICHAEL MASON OF LOUISVILLE……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KARA AND DAVID UNDERWOOD OF
LOUISVILLE……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; FRANK AND MARY VACCARO OF FLORIDA…..A SISTER; JANET BERGER OF TEXAS…..AND A SISTER-IN-
LAW; NANCY MASON OF TENNESSEE…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
11/01/19

THE PATRIOTS CELEBRATE SENIOR NIGHT AS MONROE COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT  FIELD……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT SIX-45 TONIGHT…..







POACHERS ARRESTED
10/31/19

THREE BOWLING GGREEN MEN HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH NUMEROUS FISH AND WILDLIFE-RELATED VIOLATIONS IN ALLEN COUNTY……

FOLLOWING A TIP FROM A CONCERNED LANDOWNER AND USING A “TRAIL CAMERA”….JACKSON FOUND A RACOON….TWO HEN TURKEYS…..FOUR
DUCKS…. AND NINE SQUIRRELS HD BEEN HARVESTED…..

26  YEAR OLD Oo  REH, 43 YEAR OLD PLU REH AND 49 YEAR OLD JAY REH  WERE ALL CHARGED  WITH  ENTRY ON LAND TO SHOOT, HUNT, FISH OR
TRAP WITH OUT CONSENT…..TWO COUNTS OF ILLEGAL TAKING OR PURSUIT OF DEER OR WILD  TURKEY…..FOUR COUNTS  OF ILLEGAL TAKING OF A
MIGRATORY BIRD…..AND HUNTING WITHOUT A LICENSE…….
IN ADDITION…..PLU REH WAS CHARGED WITH HUNTING UNDER THE INFLUENCE….. AND Oo REH ALSO HAD AN OUTSTANDING  WARRANT FROM  20-
15 FOR FISH AND WILDLIFE CHARGES IN BUTLER COUNTY…..



BOUBON PRODUCTION
10/31/19

BOURBON PRODUCTION FLOWED AT A RECORD PACE IN KENTUCKY LAST YEAR…..

THE KENTUCKY DISTILLERS’ ACCOCIATION SAY DISTILLERS FILLED MORE THAN  TWO-POINT-ONE MILLION BARRELS OF BOURBON  IN TWENTY-18…..
AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S  INVENTORY OF AGING SPIRITS REACHED NINE-POINT-ONE  MILLION  BARRELS  WHICH ARE BOTH  MODERN-ERA  
RECORDS…..

ITS  THE HIGHEST INVENTORY IN THE 52-YEARS THAT RRECORDS HAVE BEEN KEPT…..AND IT’S THE ONLY TIME SINCE 1967 THAT KENTUCKY
DISTILLERS FILLED MORE THAN TWO-MILLION BARRELS……



HALLOWEEN
10/31/19


IT’S HALLOWEEN AND TRICK-OR-TREATERS WILL BE OUT TONIGHT……

IT’S ASKED THAT ALL TRICK-OR-TREATING BE COMPLETED BY SEVEN TONIGHT…..
AND KEEP IN MIND THAT A COLD FRONT WILL BE PUSHING THROUGH THE AREA TODAY AND TEMPERATURES WILL BE FALLING INTO THE 30s….WITH
SRONG WINDS THAT WILL MAKE IT FEEL EVER  COLDER…..



NEW TROOPERS
10/31/19

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE HAS  TWO NEW TROOPERS….
CODY EDWARDS AND BEN HUBBARD…..BOTH OF GLASGOW….WERE AMONG THE 48-CADETS TO GRADUATE FROM THE TRAINING ACADEMY ON
OCTOBER 25TH…..

FIELD TRAINING OFFICER WILL SUPERVISE THE NEW TROOPERS FOR 12-WEEKS BEFORE WORKING THEIR ASSIGNED AREAS…….



CREWS
10/31/19

85 YEAR OLD DORIS BEA CREWS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER EIGHT SATURDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO “READS AND FEEDS”……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; FRANK CREWS….. SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MITCH AND AMY….AND A DAUGHTER; CORTNI CREWS ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE     TWO GRANDCHILDREN ND FIVE GREAT-GRANDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/31/19

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN  FOOTBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO PLAY BOWLING GREEN….







TAXES
10/30/19

TWENTY-19 ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS ARE NOW PAYABLE….AND IF YOU WANT TO RECEIVE THE TWO-PERCENT DISCOUNT…..THEY NEED
TO BE PAID BY FRIIDAY….……

TAX BILLS PAID BY FRIDAY   WILL RECEIVE  A TWO-PERCENT DISCOUNT….
THEN  STARTING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER SECOND…..THE FACE VALUE OF THE BILL WILL BE DUE…..



KY REVENUE TO GROW
10/30/19

THE CONSENSUS FORECASTING GROUP  SAYS A PRELIMINARTY ESTIMATE SHOWS A SLIGHT GROWTH IN STATE REVENUE FOR  THE NEXT TWO
YEARS…..

THE GROUP PROJECTS GENERAL FUND REVENUE TO REACH NEALTY 11-POINT-FIVE BILLION DOLLARS…..A POINT-EIGHT PERCENT GROWTH  
INCREASE FOR  THE 20-20 FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30TH……
THE  GROUP ANTICIPTES A TWO-PERCENT INCREASE IN 20-21…..FOLLOWED BY A ONE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT INCREASE IN THE 20-22 FISCAL
YER…..

KENTUCKY’S ROAD FUND IS FORECAST TO BRING IN MORE THAN ONE-POINT-56 BILLION DOLALRS FOR FISCAL YEAR 20-20…..WHICH WOULE BE A
POINT-TWO PERCENT DECREASE FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR…..THAT GROWTH COULD DOUBLE IN TO-21 WITH A POINT-FOUR PERCENT…..
FOLLOWED BY A ONE-POINT-TWO PERCENT INCREASE IN 20-22……

IT WILL BE MID TO LATE JANUARY BEFORE THE GOVERNOR ELECTED IN NOVEMBE PRESENTS HIS SPENDING PLAN TO LAWMAKERS……



DEBATE
10/30/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGER…..ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR…..HELD THEIR FINAL DEBATE LAST NIGHT AT
NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….

THE SERIES OF DEBATES EXPOSED NOT ONLY THEIR  DIFFERENCES ON KEY ISSUES….. BUT ALSO  THEIR MUTUAL ANIMOSITY…….



SPORTS
10/30/19

IN SEMI-FINAL ACTION AT THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…..
SOUTH WARREN TAKES ON CLINTON COUNTY…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY PLAYS GREENWOOD……


THE  N-C-A-A HAS TAKEN A MAJOR STEP TOWARD ALLOWING COLLEGE ATHLETES  TO CASH IN ON THEIR FAME….AS THEY HAVE  VOTED TO PERMIT
THEM TO….BENEFIT FROM THE USE OF THEIR NAME….IMAGE….AND LIKENESS…..

NOW THEY MUST FIGURE OUT HOW TO ALLOW THEM TO PROFIT…..WHILE STILL MAINTAINING  RULES REGARDING AMATEURISM……







SCARECROW WINNERS
10/29/19

THE END OF OCTOBER MEANS THE  “INVASION OF THE SCARECROWS” IS COMING TO AND END FOR THIS YEAR……AND THE WINNERS OF THE
SCARECROW CONTEST HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED….

SCARIEST…..FIRST PLACE TRUE GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP CHURCH…..
MOST  CREATIVE…..FIRST PLACE  A-J TREE SERVICE……SECONDN PLACE SOUTHERN STATES…..
CUTEST…..FIRST PLACE EDMONTON STATE BANK…..SECOND PLACE  MED CENTER HEALTH……
FUNNIEST…..GIRL SCOUT TROOP FIVE-83…..SECOND PLACE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT…..
BEST PHOTO-OP…..FIRST PLACE FARMERS NATIONAL BANK….SECOND PLACE DOLLAR GENERAL…..
AND BEST OF SHOW…..J-M  SMUCKER……



NEW MESONET OFFICES
10/29/19

THE KENTUCKY MESONET OFFICES HAVE MOVED FROM WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY’S  MAIN CAMPUS….TO THE  W-K-U CENTER FOR
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT….

THE NEW LOCATON OFFERS DOUBLE THE SPACE…..AS-WELL-AS  A LAB AND STORAGE ROOM….

THE KENTUCKY MESONET…..WHICH COLLETS DATA ON WEATHER  AND CLIMATE  .IS EXPANDING AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..AS THERE ARE
CURRENTLY                71-MONITORING STATIONS AND THE PLAN IS TO ADD NINE MORE…..



CHANDLER
10/29/19

59 YEAR OLD MICHAEL WAYNE CHANDLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
12NOON TODAY (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; TAMMY CHANDLER…..HIS MOTHER; BENITA CHANDLER….. A SON; LOGAN…..AND  A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-AW; ABBEY
AND ZACH PARDUE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO STEP-SONS AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DONOVAN HAGAN OF BOWLING GREEN AND JERRETT
AND TIFFANY WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A STEP-DAUGHTER AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW; LACY AND MIKE HOUCHENS OF GLASGOW…..TWO STEP-
GRANDCHILDRENN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
10/29/19

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM LAST NIGHT…..AT THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
AS THEY  WERE SHUT OUT BY SOUTH WARREN  THREE TO NOTHING….
AND CLINTON COUNTY DOWNED TODD COUNTY CENTRAL THREE TO NOTHING…..


TWO PATRIOT CROSS RUNNERS HAVE QUALIFIED FOR THE STATE MEET THIS WEEK-END…..BY FINISHING IN THE TOP 17 AT THE REGIONAL MEET….
JAMES TYLER  STANGER  PLACED NINTH IN THE FIELD WHILE TAD KOLTON TAYLOR WAS 17TH IN THE FIELD OF 92 RUNNERS……







UNITED WAY GRANTS
10/24/19

UNITED WAY OF SOUHERN KENTUCKY IS PROVIDING  OVER  55-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN  FLEXIBLE SUPPORT GRANTS…..WHICH  ARE DESIGNED TO
MEET THE NEEDS IN THE COMMUNITY THAT WOULD NOT QUALIFY OR BE SUITABLE FOR THE ANNUAL ALLOCATIONS PROCESS…..

THESE GRANTS ARE INTENDED TO BE A ONE-TIME  REQUEST FOR A PARTICULAR NEED…..AND NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE
REGUALAR ALLOCATIONS PROGESS…..

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WILL RECEIVE  SIX-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE PURCHASE OF CHROMEBOOKS FOR USE BY NINE
CLASSROOMS…..

THERE WERE  A TOTAL OF 20-APPLICATIONS ….SEEKING MORE THAN  143-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..



BEVIN PRIORITIES
10/24/19

SPEAKING TO A MEETING OF COUNTY OFFICIALS YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN LAID OUT HIS TOP PROPRITE IF VOTERS GIVE HIM A SECOND
TERM…..

THE GOVERNOR VOWED TO SHORE UP PUBLIC PENSIONS……MODERNIZE THE COMMONWEALTH’S TAX CODE……IMPROVE ADOPTION AND FOSTER
CARE SYSTEMS…..AND REPAIR ROAD AND BRIDGES…..



SALMON
10/24/19

73 YEAROLD WAYNE SALMON OF HOLLAND  DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AT 12NOON  AT OF GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH MILITARY HONORS…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SANDIE SALMON…..FIVE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JAMES AND NICOLE OF FRANKLIN, KENNY OF BOWLING GREEN
AND JEFFERY, PHILLIP AND KURTIS ALL OF HOLLAND…..TWO DAUGHTERS; SARA BOATRIGHT OF FRANKLIN AND ROSA SALMON OF HOLLAND…..A
SISTER; PATRICIA BANTON OF INDIANA… AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; ROBERT CAMPBELL AND WIFE INGRID OF TENNESSEE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN
ASLSO SURVIVE….



SPORTS
10/24/19

THE PATROT FRESHAMN FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE WILD…..







MADDEN SENTENCING
10/23/19

IT WAS A LONG…..EMOTIONAL DAY IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY…..AS FINAL SENTENCING WAS HELD FOR TIMOTHY MADDEN WHO HAD
PLEAD GUILTY TO THE MURDER AND DEATH OF GABBIE DOOLIN IN NOEMBER 20-15……AND ALSO ENTERED AN ALFORD PLEA TO THE CHARGES OF
RAPE AND KIDNAPPING….
THE COMMONWEALTH  CALLED SEVERAL STATE TROOOPERS WHO WERE INVOLVED WITH THE INVESTIGATION   AND  THE   “D-N-A ”  FORENSIC  
SPECIALIST FROM THE STATE CRIME LAB……

HOWEVER……EVEN THOUGHT MADDEN HAD PLEAD GUILTY, HIS ATTORNEY TOM GRIFFITHS READ A STATEMENT FROM MADDEN IN WHICH HE
CONTINUED TO PROCLAIM  HIS INNOCENSE AND SAID THERE WOULD NOT BE JUSTICE  UNTILL HE WAS RELEASED AND THE RESPONSIBLE
PERSONWAS CHARGED…..MADDEN CLAIMS  THE STATE POLCIE WANTED TO PLACE THE BAME ON HIM AND PLANTED EVIDENCE……



THE FINAL PERSON TO SPEAK  WAS GABBIES MOTHER…..AMY DOOLIN…..AND DURING HER EMOTIONAL “VICTIM INPACT STATEMENT”…..MADDEN WAS  
TALKING TO HIS ATTORNEY’S WHICH ANGERED BRIAN DOOLIN WHO SAID THEY HAD BEEN WAITING  FOUR YEARS  AND HE COULD  GIVE THEM THREE
MINUTES OF RESPECT….

OFFICERS HAD TO RESTRAIN DOOLIN  AND AT THAT POINT  JUDGE JANET CROCKER   CALLED FOR A RECESS AND HAD BOTH FAMILIES TAKEN FROM
THE COURT ROOM…..
UPON RETURING TO OPEN COURT……JUDGE CROCKER  SAID IT WAS A PAINFUL DAY FOR BOTH FAMILIES…..HAVING TO HEAR THE TESTIMONY…..AND
SHE ALSO SAID THE DAY WAS ABOUT T GABBIE DOOLIN….AND SHE WAS ACCEPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE COMMONWEALTH AND
SENTENCED MADDEN TO LIFE IN PROSON WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE…..

MADDEN WILL BE MOVED  TO  THE MAXIMUM SECUTITY PRISON IN EDDYVILLE  WITHIN THE NEXT 45-DAYS……







FISCAL COURT
10/23/19

THERE WAS A GOOD CROWD ON HAND LAST NIGHT AS ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER TWO TO
HOLD THEIR MEETING….
GREG COPLEY WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY…..CENTER FOR APPLIED ENERGY RESOURCE…..TALKED WITH THE COURT ABOUT A PROGRAM  
IN THE  KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT…..TO RENOVATE FACILITES TO MAKE THEM MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT…….

COPLEY WENT ON TO SAY ONCE A PROPOSAL  IS ACCEPTED……THAT IT’S NOT A CONTRACT AND  IT  CAN BE NEGOTIATED WITH THE COMPANY….AND
THE PROPOSED ENERGY SAVINGS ARE GUARENTEED…..
CURRENTLY…..THE TRANSFER STATION IS LOOSING ABOUT 250-THOUSAND DOLLARS  A YEAR…..AND THE COURT APPROVED A SLIDING INCREASE
IN THE DUMPING  FEE…..BEING JANUARY FIRST THE FEE   WILL GO UP TO 55-DOLLARS A TON….BUT WILL REMAIN AT 45-DOLLARS FOR THE CITY OF
SCOTTSVILLE….THEN FOR FISCAL YEAR 20-21 THE FEE WILL INCREASE TO   55-DOLLARS  A TON  FOR EVERYONE….AND INCREASE TO 60-DOLLARS A
TONE  IN FISCAL YEAR 20-22……..



MADDEN SENTENCING
10/23/19

THE SENTENCING PHASE IN THE CASE OF TIMOTHY MADDEN BEGINS THIS MORNING IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT….

IN AUGUST…..MADDEN PLEAD GUILTY TO  THE   MURDER AND KIDNAPPING  OF SEVEN YEAR OLD GABBIE DOOBLIN IN NOVEMBER 2O-15…..AND   ALSO
ENTERED AN ALFORD PLEA TO THE RAPE AND SODOMY CHARGES…..

THE SENTENCING PHASE OF THE CASE IS SCHEDULED FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW…….



SPORTS
10/23/19

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS SHUT OUT GLASGOW IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME THREE TO NOTHING….
AC/S WILL NOW MOVE ON TO THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..


THE  ASSOCIATED PRESS HAS RELEASED ITS MEN’S PRESEASON COLLEGE BASKETBALL POLL  WHICH FINDS  LOUISVILLE AND KENTUCKY   BOTH
RANKED IN THE TOP FIVE…..

MICHIGAN STATE IS NUMBR ONE……WITH KENTUCKY SECOND….KANSAS THIRD…. DUKE IS FOURTH….AND LOUISVILLE IS FIFTH……







FISCAL COURT
10/22/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELS TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBE TWO TONIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..

AND TONIGHT’S FISCAL COURT MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..BEGINNING AROUND SEVEN…..



LESTER
10/22/19

60 YEAR OLD JERRY LYNN LESTER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..CREMATION WAS
CHOSEN AND THER WILL BE NO VISITATION OR SERVICE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; TRAVIS…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; CASEY AND ADAM GOODWIN AND KAMMIE AND PATRICK THROCKMORTON
ALL OF TENNESSEE…..AND  SHERLENE  DAVIS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



BERLIN
1022/19

48 YEAROLD CONNIE ANN BERLIN OF WESTMORELAND DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..CREMATION WAS  CHOSEN AND
HERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OR SERVICE…. AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FOR OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; JOSH MORRIS OF TENNESSEE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CARYSTAL AND ROBERT HANOVER OF ADOLPHUS…….
SIX BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; CHARLIE AND BETTY SWALEF AND  RAYMOND AND CHRISTOPHER SWALEF ALL OF FLORIDA, ARNIE AND
DARLENE SWALEF OF INDIANA, MIKE AND MAUDIE CALLADO OF SCOTTSVILLE AND RONALD AND BETTY SWALEF OF VIRGINIA……THREE SISTERS AND
BROTHERS-IN-LAW; JENNIFER AND EDDIE CARDWELL AND BOBBI AND GARY ERICKSON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND RINI SWALEF OF EUROPE……AND
JASON PRESLEY OF WESTMORELAND…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



STOTT
10/22/19

69 YEAR OLD BRENDA LEE STOTT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CROWN HIL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE FRIDAY AFTERNOON
AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; RONNIE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW;  PHILLIP STOVALL  AND DAVID AND CONNIE
STOVALL ALL OF INDIANA AND RICHARD AND SHEI KIRK OF FRANKLIN……TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LA;W BETTY AND WYMAN STOVALL OF
INDIANA AND LAUR AND WAYNE CATER OF TENNESSEE…..AND A  SISTER-IN-LAW; CAROLYN MCDANIELS OF NORTH CAROLINA…..A GRANDCHILD AND
GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
10/22/19

IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP  MATCH  AT THE 15TH DISTRICT  VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…. THE LADY PATRIOTS  TAKE ON GLASGOW AT 6 TONIGHT…..







TOGETHER FOR CHRISTMAS
10/21/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY FAMILY RESOURCE YOUTH SERVICE CENTERS    AND THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE  FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE…..ARE
PARTNERING FOR THE EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR FOR THE “TOGETHER FOR CHRISTMAS” PROGRAM…..

PARENTS AND GUARDIANS WHO NEED ASSISTANCE WITH THEIR CHILD’S CHRISTMAS MUST REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM  MUST REGISTER THIS
WEEK….BETWEEN MONDAY AND FRIDAY  FROM   NINE AND FIVE EACH DAY   AT THE ATHLETIC COMPLEX LOCATED BEHIND THE HIGH SCHOOL……

TO REGISTER……YOU WILL NEED TO BRING A COPY OF EACH OF EACH CHILD’S BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR SOCIAL SECURITY CARD…..PROOF OF
RESIDENCEY IN ALLEN COUNTY….AND PROOF OF INCOME……

THE PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN UP TO THE AGE OF 18…..PROVIDED THE 18-YEAR OLDS ARE STILL ENROLLED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY
SCHOOL DISTRICT……



DISASTER DECLARATION
10/21/19

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES  WANTTS  THE  U-S DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE  TO ISSUE A DISASTER DECLARATION
FOR PART OF THE COMMONWEALTH SUFFERING FROM  EXTREME  HEAT AND DROUGHT….

QUARLES SENT THE REQUEST TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE’S  FARM  SERVICE AGENCY…..SAYING THE DECLARATION WOULD ALLO
FFECTED FARMERS TO APPLY FOR EMERGENCY  F-S-A  LOANS TO HELP RECOVER FROM THE ONGOING DROUGHT….

AS OF TWO WEEKS AGO…..109 OF KENTUCKY’S 120 COUNTIES WERE UNDER A BURN BAN……BUT AS OF SATURDAY……ONLY 17 COUNTY BURN BNS
REMAINED IN EFFECT……



SCHOOL BOARD
10/21/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEET IN SPECIAL SESSION FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND APPROVED A MEMORANDUN OF UNDERSTANDING
WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS……

THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED   THE HIGH SCHOOL APPLYING FOR  A “21ST CENTURY LEARNING CENTER GRANT”….AND APPROVED TWO  “K-S-B-A:  
FIRST DEGREE SCHOLARHOP NOMINEES  BEFORE GOING INTO   CLOSED SESSION  TO CONDUCT   A STUDENT HEARING……



SPORTS
10/21/19

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW….

AND THE DISTRICT 15TH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT AT PATRIOT GYM….
AS THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY   AT SIX….
THEN GLASGOW AND MONROE COUNTY PLAY THE SECOND MATCH…..

THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT AT 6…..







KY UNEMPLOYMENT
10/18/19

ACCORDING TO  THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE REMAINED UNCHANGED  AT FOUR-
POINT-FOUR PERCENT FROM AUGUST TO SEPTEMBER…..

HOWEVER…..THIS SEPTEMBER’S JOBLESS RATE WAS UP  ONE-TENTH OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FROM THE FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT
RECORDED IN SEPTEMBER  OF LAST YEAR….
SINCE SEPTEMBER OF LASAT YEAR….KENTUCKY HAS ADDED 26-THOUSAND-200 JOBS…..FOR A GROWTH RATE   OF ONE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT…..

ALSO IN SEPTEMBER…..THE  “U-S”  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  WAS THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN  TWO-TENTHS OF A PERCENTAGE
POINT FROM AUGUST……



DEER-VEHICLE ACCIDENTS
10/17/19

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET IS WARNING MOTORISTS ABOUT THE START OF…… “FALL”  DEER-VEHICLE COLLISON SEASON….AS
KENTUCKY  IS RANKED 15TH IN THE NATION FOR CRASHES INVOLVING DEER…..

THE MOVEMENT OF DEER INCREASES  IN OCTOBER AS THE DAYS GET SHORTER AND THE EVENINGS COOLER…..

OCTOBER…..NOVEMBER….AND DECEMBER ACCOUNT FOR ABOUT HALF OF THE DEER/VEICLE COLLISIONS….AS  LAST YEAR  THERE WERE  THREE-
THOUSAND-86 DEER/VEHICLE COLLISIONS IN THE COMMONWEALTH……WHICH WAS DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM  THE MORE THAN 32-HUNDRED  IN
TWENTY-17……

IN ADDITION TO CAUSING DAMAGE TO VEHICLES…..DEERS CONTRIBUTE TO MORE THAN 100 INJURY CRASHES  AND ARE BLAMED FOR THREE-
HIGHWAY FATALITIES IN KENTUCKY EACH YEAR……



VICTIM ADVOCATE
10/17/19

YESTERDAY…..THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE  WELCOMED SHANNON PICKETT AS THE NEW VICTIM ADVOCATE…..

A MUNFORDVILLE NATIVE….PICKETT  GRADUATED FROM WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERITY…..WHERE SHE RECEIVED A DEGEE IN ENGLISH….A
MASTER’S DEGREE IN SECONDARY EDUCATION….AND A RANK-ONE IN SCHOOL ADMINSITERIOT……

PICKETT….WHO  HAS SPENT  27-YEARS AS A LOCAL EDUCATION…..CURRENTLY RESIDES IN GLASGOW WITH HER HUSBAND  KEVIN PICKETT…..



GOVERNORS RACE
10/17/19

ACCORDING TO THE LATEST MASON/DIXON POLL…..WITH JUST OVER TWO WEEKS TO GO UNTIL THE ELECTION…..THE KENTUCKY GOVERNOR’S
RACE IS A DEAD HEAT  WITH 46-PERCENT OF VOTERS SUPPORTING MATT BEVIN’S BID FOR REELELCCTION….AND 46-PERCENT BACKING
DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGER  ANDY BESHER…THE CURRENT ATTORNEY GENERAL……
ONE PERCENT OF RESPONDENTS  VOTED FOR LIBERTARIAN NOMINEE JOHN HICKS…..WHILE SEVEN PERCENT WERE UNDECIDED……

LAST DECEMBER…..IN A SIMILAR POLL…..BESHEAR HELD   A 48-TO-40 PERCENT LEAD OVER BEVIN…..

BEVIN  LEADS AMONG  MEN…OLDER VOTERS…AND THOSE IN RURAL AREAS….
WHILE BESHEAR IS STRONGER WITH  WOMEN….YOUNGER VOTERS…..AND THOSE IN METROPOLITAN AREAS…..



BONNEAU
10/17/19

68 YEAR OLD RAYMOND E. BONNEAU OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..A CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE HELD SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT THE FIRST PAVILION ON THE RIGHT AT BARREN RIVER STATE PARK…. EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS TO THE GATES FOUDATION……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; TRACEY BONNEAU…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; ERIK AND VICTORIA OF SCOTTSVILLE AND JOSEPH AND
RANDI OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; KATHYRN AND JAMES SAYERS OF SCOTTSVILLE AND CRYSAL AND YASAR  KAYA
OF  WASHINGTON…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTR-IN-LAW; JOHN AND TRACEY LARODA OF MASSACHUSETTS……EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SKAGGS
10/17/19

58 YEAR OLD JAMES HENRY SKAGGS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY IN LEXINGTON…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI)  AFTERNOON
AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW  (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ELISA SKAGGS…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; PATRICK AND REBECCA FANNIN OF SCOTTSVILLE AND
ANDREW AND MELISSA FANNIN AND LEIF AND ASHLEY SKAGGS ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CAROLYN  AND
RONNIE SHIRLEY OF GLASGOW, JANIE AND STEVEN BUMPUS AND NELDA  AND TOM DORMAN ALL OF BOWLIN GREEN AND LORETTA KITCHENS OF
IOWA……SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
10/17/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS RUN IN THE BARREN COUNTY INVITATIONAL……..

AND THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY PORTLAND……


THE BASKETBALL SEASON KICKS OFF ON THE HILL TONIGHT….AS THE TOPPERS AND LADY TOPPERS HOST…..HILLTOPPER HYSTERIA……


THE PREDATORS ARE BACK IN ACTION AS THEY’RE IN ARIZONA TO TAKE ON THE COYOTES….







ENERGY EFFICIENCY
10/16/19

OCTOBER IS…..NATIONAL ENERGY AWARENESS MOTH…..AND A RECENT REPORT RANKS  KENTUCKY AS ONE OF   THE LEAST ENERGY EFFICIENT
STATES….

IN THE REORT…..KENTUCKY  RANKED 40TH  OUT OF THE 48 STATES INLUDED IN THE STUDY…..

AS THE COMMONWEALTH RECEIVED BELOW AVERAGE SCORES IN THREE MAJOR EFFICIENTY CATEGORIES…..VEHICLE-FUEL….. TRANSPORTATION….
AND HOME ENERGY…..
KENTUCKY WAS RANKED 42ND IN THE HOME ENERGY CATEGORY…..WHICH WAS THE WORST OF THE THREE SCORES…..



GOVERNORS DEBATE
10/16/19

THE FEUD BETWEEN GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IS GROWING AS WE GET CLOSER TO ELECTION DAY….AS
THEY DEBATED LAST NIGHT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY….

THEY HAD SOME HEATED EXCHANGES ON SEVERAL TOPICS INCLUDING HEALTHCARE…..PENSIONS…AND EDUCATION…..AND THE EXCHANGES
SOMETIMES BECAME PERSONAL…….



SPORTS
10/16/19

THE PREDATORS GOT THE BEST OF  THE GOLDEN KNIGHTS FIVE TO TWO…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM DEFEATED FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TWO TO NOTHING…..







MAYOR SWORN IN
10/15/19

THERE WAS A LARGE CROWD IN THE DISTRICT COURT ROOM THIS MORNING…..AS JUDGE JANET CROCKER ADMINISTERED THE OATH OF OFFICE TO
NEW…..INTRUM SCOTTSVILLE MAYOR DAVID BURCH……

BURCH WILL SERVE  UNTIL THE NEXT MAYORIAL ELECTION IN NOVEMBR  20-20…..

NOVEMBER SIXTH  IS THE FIRST FILING DATE FOR THE UNEXPIRED TERM FOR MAYOR……
AND JANUTRY 10TH   IS THE FILING DEADLINE…….



CITY COUNCIL
10/16/19

AFTER SERVING FOR 17-YEARS……AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING…..MAYOR ROB CLINE SUBMITTED HIS RESIGNATION…..
MAYOR PRO-TEM BEVERLY ANDERSON……
NEWS-3……………:41…………Q- ONE OPPOSED
THERE WAS A GROUP OF RESIDENTS AT THE MEETING ASKING HOW THE DECISION WAS REACHED TO APPOINT DAVID BURCH AS INTERUM-
MAYOR……COUNCIL MEMBERS SAID A NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS  WERE CONSIDERED…..BUT BURCH HAS EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH THE CITY   
AND THEY THOUGHT THAT WAS NEEDED BEFORE THE NEXT MAYORIAL ELECTION IN NOVEMBER  20-20…….

WASTE WATER TREAEMTN PLANT SUPEVISOR GREG COOKE INFORMED THE COUNCIL THAT THE PLANS FOR THE TWO-31 SEWER LINE EXPANSION
HAD BEEN APPROVED BY THE STATE…….



SCHOOL BOARD
10/15/19

AT LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEEING….THE BOARD APPROVED A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE BOYS AND
GIRLS CLUB OF FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  TO OPEN A FACILITY IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE FACILITY WILL ALSO BE RECEIVING A 100-THOUSAND DOLLAR  GRANT FROM THE LAURA  GOAD FOUNDATION….
THE DISTRICT WILL BE RECEIVING TWO NEW BUSES AND WILL BE   UPGRADING A SPECIAL NEEDS BUS…..EIGHT TO 10  NEW BUS DRIVERS WILL BE
UNDERGOING TRAINING CLASSES AND WILL BE READY TO TAKE TO THE ROADS BY DECEMBER…. CURRENTLY THE DISTRICT IS  STRUGGLING TO
GET ROUTES COVERED DUE TO DRIVERS  BEING OUT FOR VARIOUS RREASONS….




SPORTS
10/15/19

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAMS TRAVELS TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


THE PREDATORS ARE BACK IN ACTIONS AS THEY ARE IN LAS VEGAS TO TAKE ON THE GOLDEN KNIGHTS…..







STATE REVENUE
10/14/19

THERE’S GOOD NEWS…..AND BAD NEWS IN STATE REVENUE IN SEPTEMBER…..AS GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS FELL….WHILE THE ROAD FUND SAW AN
INCREASE…..

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR  JOHN CHILTON  SAYS GENRAL FUND RECEIPTS FELL  ONE-POINT-TWO PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER….COMPARED TO
SEPTEMBER TWENTY-18….

HOWEVER…..FOR THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR  WHICH BEGAN JULY FIRST…..GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS HAVE GROWN  ONE-
POINT ONE PERCENT…. THE OFFICIAL REVENUE ESTIMATE CALLS FOR REVENUSE TO GROW  POINT-SIX-PERCENT….. SO BASED ON SEPTEMBER’S
RESULTS…..GENERAL FUND REVENUES MUST INCREASE  POINT-FIVE-PERCENT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE FISCAL YEAR TO MEET THE OFFICIAL
ESTIMATE…..
MEANWHILE…..ROAD FUND RECEIPTS IN SEPTEMBEN GREW THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT……AND YEAR TO DAY…..ROAD FUND REVENUES HAVE
GROWN ONE-POINT-ONE PERCENT COMPARED TO LAST YEAR……
WHILE THE OFFICIAL ESTIMATE CALLS FOR ROAD FUND RECEIPTS TO DECREASE THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR…..



MAGA MILLION
10/14/19

A ONE-MILLION DOLLAR  “MEGA MILLIONS”  TICKET WAS SOLD IN GLASGOW SATURDAY…..
THE WINNING TICKET MATCHED ALL FIVE WHITE BALL WINNING NUMBERS…..BUT NOT THE “MEGA BALL”…..WINNING THE   GAMES SECOND   PRIZE OF
ONE MILLION DOLLARS….

THE WINNING NUMERBS ARE 14…..22…..30…..37…..AND  60….. WITH A “MEGA BALL” OF EIGHT….



MEETINGS
10/14/19

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETS THIS AFTERNOON AT 4…..

CITY COUNCIL AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE BEEKEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4 THE HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS…..

THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 4  AND HALFREY/DALTON  V-F-W POST 57-
12 MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6……



SPORTS
10/14/19

THE PATROT FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM GOES TO PORTLAND….

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW……







BURN RESTRICTION
10/13/19

DUE TO THE RECENT RAINS AND FAVORABLE WEATHER FORECASTS…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HAS LIFTED THE BURN  RESTRICTION  THAT
WAS IN PLACE FOR ALL OPEN FIRES WITHIN THE PARK…..

THE RESTRICTION HAD BEEN IN PLACE SINCE  MID-SEPTEMBER AND APPLIED TO THE USE OF CAMPFIRES IN THE PARK’S THREE FRONT COUNTRY
CAMPGROUNDS AND ALL BACK-COUNTRY CAMPSITES AN PICNIC AREAS…..

VISITORS ARE NOW PERMITTED TO USE THE FIRE PITS AND GRILLS  FOUND WITHIN THESE AREAS……



SPORTS
10/13/19

PATRIOT SENIOR GOLFER OWEN STAMPER PLACED THIRD IN THE IN THE STATE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP…..

MARSHALL COUNTY JUNIOR  JAY NIMMO  SHOT AN  EVER PAR ROUND  OF 72  YESTERDAY TO FINISH   THREE-UNDER…..TO EARN INDIVIDUAL
MEDALIST HONORS…..
JOHN BUTLER…A SENIOR  AT LOUISVILLE TRINITY…..FINISHED AT ONE UNDER TO CLAIM SECOND PLACE…..
AND  STAMPER WAS A STROKE BACK AT EVEN PAR FOR THE 36-HOLE TOURNAMENT…..

TAYLOR COUNTY CLAIMED THE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW……






OPERATION CRASH REDUCTION
10/12/19

KENTUCKY IS ONE OF SEVERAL STATES PARTICIPATING IN A NEW PROGRAM TO CUT DOWN ON TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS DURING THE COLUMBUS  DAY
WEEK-END…..

”OPERATION CRASH REDUCTION”  RUNS THRU MONDAY WITH A GOAL OF SAVING LIVES AND PREVENTING INJURIES DUE TO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS…..
AND DURING THIS TIME  LAW ENFORCEMENT WILL CONDUCT A HIGH-VISIBILITY ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGN WITH AN EMPHASIS ON SEAT BELT USE….

DURING THE COLUMBUS DAY WEEK-END LAST YEAR….IN THE SIX STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA  WHICH ARE TAKING PART IN THE
CAMPAIGN….THERE WERE MORE FATAL CRACHES ON THE  COLUMBUS DAY WEEK-END…THAN DURING THE LONG WEEK-ENDS OF THANKSGIVING
OR MEMORIAL DAY….AS COLUMBUS DAY WAS THE SECOND DEADLIEST HOLIDAY IN 20-17 FOR THESE STATES….TRAILING ONLY INDEPENDENCE
DAY….



FLAGS
10/12/19

BOTH AMERICAN AND KENTUCKY FLAGS WILL BE LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF TOMORROW…..IN HONOR OF THE  NATIONAL FALLEN FIGHTERS
MEMORIAL SERVICE…..

THE SERVICE…..HELD IN MARYLAND….WILL HONOR 92 FIREFIGHTER WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF LAST YEAR AND 27-FIREFIGHTER WHO DIED IN THE
LINE OF DUTY IN  PREVIOUS SYEARS……

ALL INDIVIDUALS…..BUSINESSES….ORGANIZATIONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO JOIN……



MARSH
10/12/19

94 YEAR OLD CELMER ARLENE SADDLER MARSH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTEDAY (FRI) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVIE WILL BE TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HIGHLAND GENERAL BAPTIST
CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (SAT) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JERRY AND KATHERINE…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS; CLARA MCCLARD AND VIRGINIA SPEARMAN ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN, 10 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/12/19

AT THE BOY’S  STATE GOLF TOURNAMENT…..BEING PLAYED AT THE BOWLING GREEN COUNTRY CLUB……SENIOR PATRIOT GOLFER AND MIDDLE
TENNESEE STATE UNIVERITY COMMIT OWEN STAMPER……MADE IT TO THE SECOND DAY OF PLAY TODAY  BY SHOOTING A 74 YESTERDAY…..

STAMPER STARTS THE FINAL 18-HOLES FIVE STROKES OFF THE LEAD….TIED FOR 11TH OVERALL…..







MCDERMOTT
10/11/19

70 YEAR OLD SHARON GAYLE MCDERMOTT OF TOMPKINSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT YOKLEY/TRIBLE FUNERAL HOME IN TOMPKINSVILLE WITH BURIAL IN BAILEY CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; MISSY AND ERIC WIDENHOUSE OF SCOTTSVILLE……THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
10/11/19

THE BOY’S STATE GOLF CHAMPIIONSHIP TEES OFF TODAY AT THE BOWLING GREEN COUNTRY CLUB…..

AND SENIOR PATRIOT GOLFER AND MIDDLE TENNESSE UNIVERSITY COMMIT….. OWEN STAMPER…..WILL BE ONE OF THOSE IN THE FIELD…..MARKING
HIS THIRD CONSECUTIVE APPEARANCE  IN THE STATE TOURNAMENT…..







TEACHER EMAILS
10/10/19

THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION  ASSOCIATION  IS CALLING FOR A THROUGH AND IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION…..BY THE KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF
EDUCATION….. INTO THE MISUE OF PUBLIC-TEACHERS’  E-MAILS  BY AN UNKNOW ENTITY SUPPORTING THE REELECTION OF GOVERNOR MATT
BEVIN…..

THE  K-E-A  SAYS THEY HAVE RECEIVED HUNDREDS OF MESSAGES FROM TEACHERS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH VOICING THEIR OUTRAGE AT
RECEIVING POLITICAL EMAIL THROUGH THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SYSTEM….



MARTIN
10/10/19

43 YEAR OLD BRYAN RAY MARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT HATCHER AND SADDLER FUNERAL HOME IN GLASGOW WITH BURIAL IN LOCUST GROVE CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; GAGE OF GLASGOW AND KONNER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HIS FATHER; EUGENE MARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER
AND SISTER IN LAW; GREG AND TINA OF BOWLING GREEN…..AND HIS MATERNL GRANDMOTHER;  EMMA BALLARD OF GLASGOW……



PITCOCK
10/10/19

70 YEAR OLD CHARLOTE MARIE PITCOCK OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEAL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (FRI) AT
THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND SHIRLEY KEY OF ROCKFIELD…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;  SHAWNTAY AND TOM
CARTER OF DELAWARE…..TWO BROTHERS; BARLIN, JIMMY AND RICKEY WIX ALL OF TENNESSEE…..AND TWO SISTERS; GERTIE SILVA OF TENNESSEE
AND PATRICIA RIPPY OF FRANKLIN……FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDRENE ALSO SURVIVE…….



GREGORY
10/10/19

68 YEAR OLD EUNICE CONYER GREGORY OF ADOLPHUS DIED  TUESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CARTER’S TABERNACLE CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
12NOON TODAY (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO CARTER’S
TABERNACLE CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND;  BRO. CLEATUS GREGORY…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JONATHAN AND AMY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO
DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; STEPHANIE AND RICK FERRELL OF TENNESSEE AND MARCELLINA AND RODNEY GROSS OF ADOLPHUS……TWO
BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; PAUL AND BRINDA CONYER AND TONY AND JENNIFER CONYER ALL OF TENNESSEE……AND TO SISTERS AND
BROTHERS-IN-LAW; WANDA AND BOBY SPEARS AND DARLA AND BRO. WOODY ALDERSON ALL OF TENNESSEE…….NINE  GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE………



SPORTS
10/10/19

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE CAPITALS……







EARTHQUAKE EXHIBIT
10/09/19

THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM HAS A NEW EDUCATIONAL EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY  FEATURING EARTHQUAKES AND TSUNAMISI…..AS THE  “WHEN
THE EARTH SHAKES EXHIBIT”  WILL BE OPEN THRU DECEMBER……

THERE ARE SEVERAL  INTER-ACTIVE EARTHQUAKE EXHIBITS…..ONE OF WHICH WILL LET YOU TEST YOUR ENGINEERING SKILLS TO SEE IF YOU CAN
DESIGN A BUILDING THAT CAN HOLD UP TO AN EARTH QUAKE…..

THERE’s ALSO A 16-FOOT TSUNAMI TANK WHERE YOU CAN BUILD A WALL AND THEN MAKE THE TSUNAMI CRASH ON THE BEACH TO SEE IF YOUR
STRUCTURE HOLDS UP……

THE EXHIBIT IS INCLUDED WITH THE REGUALR ADMISSION TO THE CORVETTE MUSEUM……



RICH
10/09/19

68 YEAR OLD JUDY SCOTT RICH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES)  AT HER RESIDENCE…..VISITATION WILL BE FROM 10 UNTIL EIGHT
TOMORROW AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND THERE WILL BE NO FUNERAL SERVICE……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  STEVEN AND LESLIE…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; DONNA AND STEVEN CROSSFIELD
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/09/19

LEGISLATION PROPOSED FOR THE  20-20 GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..WOULD INCREASE PENALTIES FOR ASSAULTING A SPORTS OFFICIAL…..AND ALSO
ADD THE CRIME OF INTIMIDATION OF A SPORTS OFFICIAL….

UNDER CURRENT LAW…..ASSAULTING A SPORTS OFFICIAL IS A MISDEMEANOR…. UNLESS FIVE OR MORE PEOPLE ARE INVOLVED….THEN IT
BECOMES A FELONY….

THE PROPOSED LEGISLATON WOULD MAKE THE ASSAULT OF A SPORTS OFFICIAL A FELONY .REGARDLESS OF THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS
INVOLVED……






PIZZA HUT BRIDGE
10/07/19

THE  “PIZZA HUT BRIDGE”….AT THE INTER-SECTION  OF OLD GALLATIN ROAD AND OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD REMAINS CLOSED….WITH CREWS
PREPARING  FOR THE BRIDGE STRUCTURE TO BE PUT IN PLACE STARTING TOMORROW  WEATHER PERMITTING…….



CAMPBELLSVILLE EXPANSION
10/07/19

THE WEST VIRGINIA  HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY COMMISSION HAS APPROVED CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TO OFFER DEGREE PROGRAMS IN  
WEST VIRGINIA……

THE EXPANSION WILL INITIALLY FOCUS ON UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE THEOLOGY DEGREES……AND THE EXPANDED PROGRAMS WILL STAY
ON-LINE WHILE THE COLLEGE SEEKS FURTHER APPROVALS TO OFFER IN-PERSON PROGRAMS……

THE UNIVERSITY IS WORKING ON THE EXPANSION WITH  CHRIST TEMPLE CHURCH IN HUNTINGTON…..AND THE MAYOR OF  WILLIAMSON WHO INVITED
THE COLLEGE TO HIS CITY……



SHOOTING
10/07/19

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED A SHOOTING SATURDAY MORNING IN THE 16-HUNDRED BLOCK OF MORGANTOWN
ROAD….

24 YEAR OLD RAYMOND GREEN HAD SHOWN UP AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN  “E-R”  WITH MULTIPLE GUNSHOT WOUNDS….

DURING THE INVESTIGATION……DEPUTIES  ARRESTED  20 YEAR OLD DEANTE DOWLEN  OF RUSSELLVILLE….WHO WAS INSIDE THE RESIDENCE…..
ON A  NON-RELATED FELONY WARRANT…..DRUGS AND PARAPHERNALIA WERE ALSO LOCATED IN THE RESIDENCE……



HART TEENS CHARGED
10/08/19

TWO HART COUNTY TEENS ARE FACING CHARGES  IN CONNECTION WITH THE BURGLARY AND DAMAGE TO SEVERL AMISH SCHOOLS AND
PROPERTY….

18 YEAR ODL ADAM  MILLER AND 18 YEAR OLD PAUL  GRABER….BOTH OF MUNFORDVILLE…ARE  CHARGED  WITH FOUR COUNTS OF BURTGLEY AND
FIVE COUNTS OF CRIMINAL MISCHIEF…..
CHARGES ARE ALSO PENDING AGAINST A JUVENILE……




WIECH
10/07/19

47 YEAR OLD JEFFERY ALLEN WIECH OF FRANKLIN DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..AND THERE WILL BE NO
SERVICE OR VISITATION…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HI WIFE MELISSA WIECH…..AND TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; LUNDY AND  HUNTER AND JESSICA ALL OF FRANKLIN…..HIS
MOTHER; BARBARA WIECH OF INDIANA…..AND TWO BROTHERS; MARK OF INDIANA AND CHRIS OF COLORADO…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
10/07/19

IN N-F-L ACTION…..
HOUSTON BLASTED ATLANAT 53 TO 32….
IT WAS ARIZONA 26 AND THE BENGALS 23….
AND THE TITANS DROPPED A 14 TO SEVEN DECISION TO THE BILLS….







DROUGHT
10/04/19

KENTUCKY’S ONGOING  HOT….DRY WEATHER HAS PUSHED THE COMMONWEALTH DEEPER INTO A DROUGHT SITUATION…..AND PROMPTED
DROUGHT DECLARATIONS FOR ALL 120-COUNTIES…..

EIGHT PERCENT OF KENTUCKY IS NOW CONSIDERED ABNORMALLY DRY…..33-PERCENT  IS IN MODERAGE DROUGHT…..54-PERCENT IN SEVERE
DROUGHT…..AND FOUR-PERCENT IN EXTREME DROUGHT WHICH IS THE SECOND HIGHEST CATEGORY……

AS A RESUT…..BASED ON A SCALE OF ONE TO THREE…..A  LEVEL TWO DROUGHT DECLARATON HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS IN EASTERN….
CENTRAL….AND  PARTS OF WESTERN  KENTUCKY….
AND A LEVEONE DECLARATION HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS  IN WESTERN AND NORTHWESTERN KENTUCKY…..



RICHARDS
10/04/19

51 YEAR OLD REX RICHARDS OF ADOLPHUS DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. CREMATION WAS CHOSEN AND THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION
OR SERVICE….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; AUSTIN OF INDIANA…..A DAUGHTER; JESSICA  OF BOWLING GREEN…..HIS MOTHER; LINDA BOEHLER….AND TWO
BROTHERS; JASEN AND GARY GREGORY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND SUSAN BUCKLEY OF ADOLPHUS……..



BLEVINS
10/04/19

57 YEAR OLD BARBARA ANN ROSE BLEVINS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE….CREMATION WAS CHOSEN AND THERE WILL
BE NO VISITATION OF SERVICE……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; CHRISTOPHER HINKLE AND TOM AND MICHELLE PETERMAN ALL OF ASHLND…..A DAUGHTER
AND SON-IN-LAW; REBECCA AND WESLEY FANNIN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; DAVID CRUM OF OHIO…..AND A SISTER; BRENDA MAYS OF WEST
VIRTINIA……11 GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/04/19

THE PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY DO TO DANVILLE….. KICK-OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP  KYLE
HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….. WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-45 TONIGHT……

THE PREDATORS OPENED THE SEASON WITH A FIVE TO TWO WIN OVER THE WILD…..







SCHOOL THREAT
10/03/19

A SCOTTSVILLE TEEN  HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH TERRORISTIC THREATENING  AFTER MAKING A THREAT ON THE ALLEN CUNTY BOARD OF
EDUCATION VOICE MAIL…..

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE TEEN CALLED THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TODAY AND DEMONDED MONEY IN THE VOICE MAIL….SAYING THERE WOULD  BE
A MASSACURE IN   24-HOURS  IF HE DIDN’T RECEIVE PAYMENT……

THROUGH THEIR INVESTIGATION…..SCOTTSVILLE POLICE…..THE  F-B-I…..AND DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DETERMINED THE CALL CAME
FROM A STUDENT IN HE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM….
AUTHORITIES INTERVIEWS THE TEEN ALONG WITH A PARENT….AND HE CONFESSED TO MAKING THE THREAT……







FALL BURN BAN
10/02/19

YESTERDAY MARKED THE START OF THE ANNUAL “FALL WILDFIRE HAZARD SEASON”  IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..BRINGING BURNING RESTRICTIONS
TO COMMUNITIES NOT ALREADY UNDER A LOCAL BURN BAN……
CURRENTLY….110 KENTUCKY COUNTIES INCLUDING ALLEN…..HAVE ISSUED BURN BANS…....

DURING THIS TIME…..BURNING IS PROHIBITED BETWEEN SIX IN THE MORNING AND SIX  AT NIGHT  WITHIN 150-FEET OF A WOODLAND, BRUSHLAND
OR FIELDS CONTAINING DRY GRASS OR OTHER FLAMMABLE MATERIALS…..AND THE RESTRICTIONS RUN THRU DECEMBER 15TH EVEN IF A  LOCAL
BURN BAN IS LIFTED…..

IN SEPTEMBER…..THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FORESTY RESPONDED TO OVER 104 WILFIRES FIRES…..WHEN NORNALLY THERE ARE NONE
THIS TIME OF YEAR…..
AND RECENTLY RECENT FIRES HAVE BEEN CONTROLLED BY LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND ARE NOT REFLECTED IN THE DIVISION’S STATISTICS…..



TAINTED CHICKEN
10/02/19

THE BARREN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS ALERTING PARENTS THAT THEIR CHILDEN  MAY HAVE CONSUMED CHICKEN FROM A COMPANY THAT JUST
ISSUED A RECALL…..
THE CHICKEN…..FROM TIP TOP POULTRY…..WAS RECENTLY RECALLED DUE TO POSSIBLE LISTERIA CONTAMINATION……

THE DICED CHICKEN WAS SERVED DURING AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER BEFORE THE SHOOLS RECEIVED NOTIFICATION THAT THE CHICKEN MAY BE
CONTAMINATED……

THERE HAVE BEEN NO REPORTS OF ANY ILLNESSES….AND THE CHICKEN THAT WAS LISTED IN THE RECALL HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE
CAFETERIAS……



OFFICER SHOOTING
10/02/19

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING FOLLOWING ATRAFFIC STOP IN TODD COUNTY THAT LEFT A MAN DEAD…..

A TODD COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY  AND  ELKTON POLICE OFICER  PULLED  A     PICK-UP  OVER THAT THE ELKTON OFFICER HAD ENCOUNTERED
EARLIER IN THE DAY……

K-S-P SAYS DURING THE STOP THE DRIVER OF THE PICK-UP…..WHO WAS ALONE…. PULLED OUT A WEAPON AND GUNFIRE WAS EXCHANGED….
KILLING THE DRIVER…..
NO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WERE INJURED AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES……



SPORTS
10/02/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM CONCLUDED THEIR SEASON WITH A FOURTH PLACE FINISH IN THE REGION THREE GOLF TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY….

AC/S CARDED A TEAM SCORE OF 322…..18-SHOTS OFF THE TOP SCORE  OF 304…. POSTED BY BOWLING GREEN….GREENWOOD  FINISHED AS
RUNNER-UP AND FRANKLIN/SIMPSON WAS THIRD IN THE 18-TEAM EVENT…..

PATRIOT SENIOR AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE COMMIT OWEN STAMPER….SHOT A 76  WHICH PLACED HIM IN THE  SEVEN PLAYERS NOT ON THE
CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM….AND QUALFIED STAMPER FOR THE STATE TOURNAMENT WHICH WILL BE PLAYED IN BOWLING GREEN NEXT WEEK……







COLD CASE INVESTIGATION
10/01/19

THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT…..WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE F-B-I  AND HART COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..ARE INVESTIGATING
THE COLD CASE OF PEGGY SUE ASHLEY WHO WENT MISSING FROM SCOTTSVILL ON JULY 29TH-TWO-THOUSAND….
THOUGH THE INVESTIGATION….CALVIN SMITH WHO RESIDES  AT  TWO-20  LESTER GARDNER ROAD IN MUNFORDVILL BECAME A PERSON  OF
INVETEREST OM THE  DISAPPEARANCE OF ASHLEY…..WHO WAS LAST SEEN GETTING  INTO  SMITH’S TRUCK ON  JULY 29TH  IN THE  A-O SMITH PLANT
PARKING LOT IN SCOTTSVILLE AROUND TWO IN THE MORNING….
PROBABLE CAUSE LED INVESTIGATORS TO OBTAIN A SEARCH WARRANT FOR THE BARN LOCATED ON THE SMITH PROPERTY……

NO FURTHER INFORMATION IS BEING RELEASED AT THIS TIME AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES……



FLU SHOTS
10/01/19

HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE URGING KENTUCKIANS TO GE VACCINATED AGAINS THE FLU….

THE OFFICIAL FLU SEASON BEGAN SUNDAY AND RUNS THRU MAY 16TH…..AND THE DEPATMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS THERE HAVE ALREADY
BEEN 154 LAB-CONFIRMED  FLU CASES IN THECOMMONWEALTH….

ALTHOUGH VACCINATION IF RECOMMEND FOR EVEYONE SIX-MONTHS AND OLDER…. OFFICIALS  SAY INDIVIDUALS AT HIGHER RISK FOR
COMPLICATIONS INCLUDING CHILDREN…..OLDER ADULTS…PREGNANT WOMEN…..AND CARE GIVERS SHOULD GET IMMUNIZED……

LAST YEAR….KENTUCKY REPORTED  194  FLU-RELATED DEATHS…..TWO OF WHICH WERE CHILDERN……



ALGAE ADVISORY
10/01/19

KENTUCKY’S DIVISION OF WATER AND DEPARTMENT  FOR PUBLIC HEALTH HAVE ISSUED A PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY   FOR HARMFUL ALGE BLOOMS
ALONG THE OHIO RIVER…..

THE ADVISORY IS FOR PEOPLE USING THE WATER FOR RECREATION…..AND RUNS FROM THE MCALPINE DAM NEAR LOUISVILLE TO THE GREENUP
DAM IN NORTHEASTER KENTUCKY……
AN ADVISORY HS ALSO BEEN  ISSUED  FOR BRIGGS LAKE NEAR RUSSELLVILLE…..

EXPOSURE TO THE ALGAE BLOOMS CAN LEAD TO RASHES…..EYE IRRITATION…. NAUSEA…..AND OTHER SYMPTOMS……



SCORES
10/01/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION HAS RELEASED ITS  REPORT ON  THE  NEW…..FIVE STAR RATING SYSTEM…FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN
THE COMMOWNWEALTH……
OF THE 643 PUBLIC SHCOOLS IN KENTUCKY…..56 RECEIVED THE FIVE STAR RATING….. 89 RECEIVED ONE STAR….AND THE MAJORITY OF PUBLIC
SCHOOLS FALL IN THE MID-RANGE THREE-STAR CATEGORY…..

NO SCHOOL IN THE DISTRICT  IS IDENTIFIED AS  “A-T-S-I”  OR  “C-S-I”…..
THE COMBINED GRADUATION RATE INCREASED TWO-POINT-NINE PERCENT….
AND THE TRANSITION READINESS SCORE INCREASED BY 18-POINT-TWO POINTS…..



WOOD
10/01/19

86 YEAR OLD BISHOP  JAMES WOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT MAGNOLIA VILLAGE IN BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE AT
12NOON TOMORROW (WED) AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER SEVEN THIS
MORNING (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SISTER;  BARBARA FIKES OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE SISTERS-IN-LAW; JUDY WOOD AND BOBBYE WOOD BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE
AND FOLLIS PERDUE OF LOUISVILLE…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; BOBBY SAYLORS OF SMITHS GROVE……



BRANSFORD
10/01/19

90 YEAR OLD JAMES THOMAS BRANSFORD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO-30 WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JACK AND LEE ANN OF ADOLPHUS AND TODD AND JULIE AND BRENT ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE……SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND 12 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE………



SPORTS
10/01/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM PLAYS IN THE REGION THREE TOURNAMENT TODAY AT THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB IN TOMPKINSVILLE……


FIVE FORMER LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL PLAYERS  HAVE REACHED A CONFIDENTIAL  SETTLEMENT OF A LAWSUIT WITH THE   N-C-A-A….

THE SETTLEMENT DOESN’T  RESTORE THE CARDINALS’ VACATEDTWENTY-13 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHP AND TWENTY-12 FINAL FOUR……BUT
RETAINS THE PLAYER’S STATISTICS AND HONORS  “WITHOUT AN ASTERK.”……







16,000 DOLLAR STORE
09/30/19

DOLLAR GENERAL HAS HELD THE GRAND OPENING  OF ITS…..16,000TH  STORE…..IN PANAMA CITY –FLORIDA…..

DOLLAR GENERAL OPENED ONE OF ITS VERY FIRST FLORDIA LOCATIONS  IN PANAMA CITY  IN 1977….AND THE COMPANY ALSO OPERATES  ONE OF ITS
16-DISTRIBUTION IN FLORIDA   AND EMPLOYEES MORE THAN  83-HUNDRED  FLORIDIANS…..

DOLLAR GENERAL OPERATES FACILITIES IN 44-STATES AND  EMPLOYEES   141-THOUSAND PEOPLE THROUGH 16-THOUSAND RETAIL STORES…..16-
TRADITIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTERS….AND FOUR  D-G FRESH FACILITIES…..

EARLIER THIS MONTH….DOLLAR GENERAL ANNOUNCED ITS PLAN TO EXPAND ITS PRESENCE TO 46 STATES…..BY ADDING LOCATIONS IN WYOMING
AND WASHINGTON IN FISCAL YEAR  20-20…….



CBD COMPANY FILES SUIT
09/30/19

A KENTUCKY BASED COMPANY…..THAT PRODUCES C-B-D…..HAS FILED A 44-MILLION DOLLAR  LAWSUIT AGAINS AN OREGAN COMPANY IT CLAIMS
SOLD IT NEARLY WORTHLESS HEMP SEEDS THAT RUINED A GIANT  20-19 CROP…..

THE CROP WAS DESTINED TO HELP FULFILL THE COUNTRY’S BOOMING DEMAND FOR C-B-D…..BUT ELEMENTAL PROCESSING OF LEXINGTON…..
CLAIMS THOSE PLANS TANKED WHEN  “H-P” FARMS IN OREGON SOLD IT MORE THAN SIX-MILLION SEEDS THAT WERE MOSTLY “MALE”……

THE FEMALE  PLANTS PRODUCE A  C-B-D RICH FLOWER…..AND THE SUIT SAYS IT WAS ONLY AFTER THE KENTUCKY COMPANY HAD DISTRIBUTED THE
SEEDS TO PRODUCERS…..AND THE CROPS SPROUTED…..THAT THE COMPANY LEARNED  THE SEEDS WERE MALE……



TEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER
09/30/19

A WASHINGTON COUNTY TEEN IS FACING MURDER CHARGES….AFTER THE BODY OF A DECEASED MALE WAS FOUNDED IN AN OUT BUILDING ON
MOUNT ZION ROAD….

STATE POLICE SAY THE VICTIM…..18 YEAR OLD JOSPEH DAVIDSON OF UPTON…. HAD BEEN SHOT THREE TIMES AND THEN SET ON FIRE….

THE SUSPERCT  IS CHARGED WITH  MURDER…..TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVICENCE…...AND ABUSE OF A CORPSE……



SPORTS
09/30/19

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEY BALL TEAM TRAVELS TO METCALFE COUNTY…..
THE JUNIOR VARISTY FOOTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO BOWLING GREEN…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM PLAYS IN THE REGION FOUR TOURNAMENT  TO BE HELD AT THE   CROSSWINDS GOLF  COURSE  IN BOWLING
GREEN…..


THE TITANS GOT BACK IN THE WIN COLUMN YESTERDAY WITH A 21 TO 10 VICORY OVER ATLANTA…..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
09/27/19

THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS SAYS THE UNEMPLOYHEMTN RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  DECLINED FROM  FIVE-PERCENT   IN JULY TO  FOUR-
POINT-ONE PERCENT  IN AUGUST…..HOWEVER…..THIS AUGUST’S   JOBLESS WAS ABOVE THE THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT RECORDED IN AUGUST
OF LAST YEAR……

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES ROSE IN 75 COUNTIES…..FELL IN 36…..AND REMAINED THE SAME IN NINE…..
UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  RANGED  FROM  THREE-PERCENT   IN WOODFORD COUNTY…..
TO 13-PERCENT   IN HARLAN COUNTY……



CIGARETTE SALES DOWN
09/27/19

ACCORDING TO THE COALITION FOR A SMOKE FREE TOMORROW…..CIGARETTE SALES IN KENTUCKY   HAVE DROPPED MORE THAN 10-PERCNT IN
THE FIRST YEAR OF A TAX INCREASE….

ACCORDING  TO THE COALIOTN…..IN THE FIRST 12-MONTHS OF A  50-CENT-PER-PACK STATE TAX……THE NUMBER OF CIGARETTE PACKAGES  SOLD
IN THE COMMOWN DROPPED BY 36-MILLION……WHILE RAISING 140-MILLION DOLLARS…..

KENTUCKY’S  10-POINT-ONE PERCENT DROP WAS ALSO THE BIGGEST IN THE NATION WHICH SAW SALES DECLINE SIX-POINT-ONE PERCENT……



UNITED WAY FUNDING
09/27/19

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY  IS INVITING ALL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS…..WHO WOULD LIKE TO APPLY FOR FUNDING FOR THE 2020-
2021 FUNDING CYCLE…..TO SUBMIT A LETTER OF  INTENT BY OCTOBER 22ND…..

THE IS THE FIRST STEP IN THE ALLPLICATION PROCESS  AND A SUBMISSION LINK CAN BE FOUND AT THE UNITED WAY WEBSITE AT……U-W-S-K-DOT-
ORG…..

ORGANIZATIONS SEEKING FUNDING FOR MULTIPLE PROGRAMS MUST SUBMIT A LETTTER OF INTENT FOR EACH PROGRAM…..



LONG
09/27/19

84 YEAR OLD SARAH EDITH LONG OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON
TOMORROW (SAT) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; LATTIE LONG…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; RICKY AND VICKIE JO ….AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;  
VICKIE AND BRO. MICHAEL  HARPER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…….AND A SISTER; JUANITA BUCHANAN OF BOWLING GREEN…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND
SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
09/27/19

THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM RETURNS HOME  TONIGHT TO PLAY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…… AND BEFORE THE GAME……THERE WILL BE A THREE-
HOUR “COMMUNITY TAILGATING”……

EDMOTON STATE BANK IS ALSO HOSTING A….GAME DAY LIVE EVENT…..FROM FIVE TO SEVEN……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT FIELD…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOEPEL 12-50…..
WLK….AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…. STARTING AT SIX-45 TONIGHT……


THE PREDATORS WIND UP THE PRESEASON AS THEY’RE IN CAROLINA TO TANGLE WITH THE HURRICANES…….







VOTER REGISTRATION
09/26/19

THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S  OFFICE SAYS MORE THAN ONE-POINT-TWO MILLION KENTUCKIAN  HAVE VISITED…..GO-VOTE-K-Y-DOT-COM….
THE COMMONWEALTH’S FIRST-EVER ON-LINE VOTER REGISTRATION SYSTEM…..WITH MORE THAN  200-THOUSAND UPDATING THEIR
REGISTRATION…..AND 79-THOUSAND-448 REGISTERING FOR THE FIRST TIME…..

YESTERDAY WAS…..NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY…..AND OVER  FIVE-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS UPDATED THEIR REGISTRAION AND
REGISTERED TO VOTE FOR THE FIRST TIME….

THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN THE UPCOMING NOVEMBER ELECTION IS OCTOBER SEVENTH……



UK SUIT
09/26/19

TWO UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY STUDENTS HAVE FILED A FEDERAL CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT ALLEGING THE SCHOOL VIOLATED  “TITLE-NINE”  BY NOT
OFFERING WOMEN MORE VARSITY SPORTS….

THE SUIT ALLEGES KENTUCKY NEEDS TO ADD 183 WOMEN TO ITS PROGRAMS TO COMPLY WITH THE  1972 FEDERAL  LAW REQUIRING SCHOOLS TO
PROVIDE EQUITABLE OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEN AND WOMEN……

THE SCHOOL……IN A STATEMENT….SAID IT “FULLY COMPLIES WITH  “TITLE-NINE”  AND HAS THE BROADEST BASED ATHLETICS PROGRAM IN THE
SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE WITH 22-SPORTS….
IT ADDED THAT STUDENT SURVEYS HAVE SAID CURRENT OFFERING ACCOMMODATE INTERESTS AND ABILITIES OF UNDERGRADUATES…..



CHURCH VANDELIZED
09/26/19

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK OFFICIALS ARE INVESTIGATING  AN AT OF VANDALISM THAT OCCURRED  AT THE HISTORC …..MAMMOTH CAVE BAPTIST
CHURCH…..ON SATURDAY…..

GRAFFITI NOW COVERS PARTS OF THE CHURCH’S EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR….. ALONG WITH ITS WINDOWS AND BENCHES…..

THE CHRUCH WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1827 WITH THE CURRENT BUILDING BEING CONSTRUCTED IN 1927……AND ITS ONE OF ONLY THREE CHURCH
THAT REMAIN FROM THE TIME BEFORE THE PAR WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1941……

PARK OFFICIALS SAY THE PROCESS OF REMOVING GRAFFITI CAN DESTROY THE HISTORIC WOOD…..MAKING THE GRAFFITI’S COMPLETE REMOVAL
NEARLY IMPOSSIGLE…..IT’S ESTIMATED REPAIR WILL COST BETWEEN 10-AND-15-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..



SPORTS
09/26/19

IN THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL…..
THE EAGLES TRAVEL TO GREEN BAY TO TAKE ON THE PACKERS……


IN PRESEASON HOCKEY ACTION…..

THE PREDATORS SHUT OUT CAROLINA THREE TO NOTHING…..







BARREN RIVER STATE PARK
09/24/19

BARREN RIVER STATE PARK IS RECEIVING  TWO-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLARS AS PART OF THE  KENTUCKY STATE PARKS…..RESTORING THE
FINIEST…..INITIATIVE…..

THE FUNDING WILL GO TOWARD EXTERIOR AND ROOFING REPAIRS AT THE PARK LODGE….UPGRADES TO THE CAMPGROUNDS….AND TO VARIOUS
OTHER UTILITY AND SAFETY NEEDS……

SINCE TWENTY-16…..BARREN RIVER STATE PARK HAS RECEIVED  A TOTAL OF FOUR-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS  AS A RESULT OF ADDITION
STATE PARKS FUNDING……



FLU SEASON STARTED
09/24/19

KENTUCKY HEALTH OFFICIALS  ARE REMINDING KENTUCKIANS TO GET THEIR FLU SHOTS…..AS THE FIRST LABORATORY CONFIRMED CASE OF THE  
FLU IN THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS BEEN REPORTED IN LEXINGTON FOR THE TWENTY-19-TWENTY-TWENTY FLU SEASON….

THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION ESTIMATES THAT UP TO 25-PERCENT OF THE POPULATION GETS THE FLU ANNUALLY……

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC  HEALTH RECOMMENDS THAT EVERYONE SIX MONTHS OF  AGE AND OLDR SHOULD BE VACCINATED
AGAINST THE FLU…..AND WHILE  VACCINATON AGAINST THE FLU IS RECOMMENDED FOR EVERYONE….IT’S ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT FOR THOSE AT
HIGH RISK FOR SERIOUS FLU-RELATED COMPLICATIONS OR THOSE WHO LIVE WITH OR CARE FOR PEOPLE AT HIGH RISK……



PEARSON
09/24/19

65 YEAR OLD RICHARD MOSS PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WOLF CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL H OME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; WESLEY AND BRADLEY BOTH OF BOWLING GREEN AND DAKOTA AND MARY OF GLASGOW…..
TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; MELISSA AND  CALVIN CRANDELL AND MANDY PEARSON ALL OF BOWLING REEN…….A SISTER; BRENDA PEDIGO
OF BOWLING GREEN….AND DIANA BLANKENSHIP, DEANA JONES  AND LONNIE BLANKENSHIP ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/24/19

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY…..







KCTCS NURSING
09/23/19

THE KENTUCKY  COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM  BOARD OF REGENTS  HAS APPROVED  A 2020-2022 BIENNIAL BUDGET REQUEST TO
BE CONSIDERED BY THE COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION……

THE REQUEST INCLUDES  A SEVEN-PERCENT  INCREASE TO PERFORMANCE FUNDING IN 2021…..AND A 10-PERCENT INCREASE IN 20-21-22……IT
ALSO INCLUDES A REQUEST TO SUPPORT THE EXPANSION OF NURSING PROGRAMS AT ALL  K-C-T-C-S COLLEGES….

THE DEMAND FOR REGISTERED NURSES IN THE COMMONWEALTH FAR EXCEEDS THE SUPPLY…..LAST YEAR…..KC-T-C-S COLLEGES AWARDED  840
NURSING CREDENTIALS…...FULFILLNG 31-PERCENT OF  KENTUCKY’S TOTAL NEED……

THE FUNDING REQUEST WILL ALLOW  THE  16  K-C-T-C-S  COLLEGES TO HIRE MORE NURSING FACULTY AND PROVIDE YEAR-ROUND COURSE
OFFERINGS AND IS EXPECTED TO GROW THE NUMBER OF NURSING GRADUATES BY ALMOST 25-PERCENT ANNUALLY……



VETERANS BIKE RIDE
09/23/19

A GROUP OF WOUNDED SOLDIERS FROM ARMY POSTS IN KENTUCKY AND GEORGIA ARE BIKING 101 MILES…..BEGINNING AT FORT CAMPBELL…..

“WHERE HOROES RENDEZVOUS”….. WILL BEGIN THIS FRIDAY AND WILL INCLUDE 70 WOUNDED…..ILL…..AND INJURED SOLIDERS  FROM FORT
CAMPBELL…..FORT STEWART…..AND FORT BENNING…..ALONG WITH OTHER VETERNS AND VOLUNTEERS……



POWER BALL TICKET
09/23/19

KENTUCK LOTTERY OFFICIALS SAY A POWERBALL TICKET WOTH ONE-MILLION DOLLARS HAS BEEN SOLD IN OAK GROVE…..THE TICKET MATCHED ALL
FIVE WHITE BALLS….BUT NOT THE POWER BALL…

THE WINNER HAS 180 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THE DRAWING TO CLAIM THEIR PRIZE…...WHICH HAS TO BE DONE AT LOTTERY HEADQUATERS IN
LOUISVILLE……



FARM BUREAU
09/23/19

HERE’S A REMINDER TO ALLEN COUNTY FARM BURESU MEMBERS…..THAT THIS IS THE FINAL DAY FOR YOU TO OBTAIN COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS TO
TOMORROW NIGHT’S ANNUAL MEETING…..
CALL OR STOP  BY THE OFFICE BEFORE THREE THIS AFTERNOON……



SPORTS
09/23/19

THE MIDDLE  SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TEAM PLAYS AT METCALFE  COUNTY…..
AND THE PARTRIIOT JUNIOR VARSITY  FOOTBAL TRAVELS TO WESTMORELAND……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT
09/20/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……THE COMMONWEALTH’S  AUGUST UNEMPLOYEMNT RATE WAS  FOUR-POINT-FOUR
PERCENT…..WHICH WAS UP SLIGHTLY  FROM JULY’S  FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT….AND THE AUGUST  20-19 JOBLESS RATE  WAS UNCHANGED  
FROM THE FOOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT RECORDED IN AUGUST OF LAST YEAR……

LOSSES IN DURABLE GOODS MANUFACTURING AND PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS SERVICES CONTRIBUTED TO LOWER  NONFARM PAYROLL
EMPLOYMENT IN AUGUST…..

THE  “U-S”  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINED UNCHANGED AT THREE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT FROM JULY TO AUGUST…..



FLIGHT LOGS RELEASED
09/20/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS  RELEASED THE FLIGHT LOGS FOR HIS OFFICIAL TRIPS USING A  STATE-OWNED PLANE……

THE LOG DETAILS THE PURPOSE OF EACH FLIGHT AND SHOWS A RANGE OF OFFICIAL ACTIVITIES REQUIRING AIR TRAVEL…..IT ALSO SHOWS THE
PASSENGERS ON EACH FLIGHT…..

THE FLIGHT LOGS HAVE HISTORICALLY BEEN AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC…. HOWEVER…..OFFICIALS HAVE NOT BEEN REQUIRED  BY LAW TO RELEASE
THE REASON FOR OFFICIAL TRIPS…..AND SUCH INFORMATION  IS  EXEMPT FROM KENTUCKY’S OPEN RECORDS LAW…….



FATAL-HART
09/320/19

AN A-T-V ACCIDENT IN HART COUTY YESTERDAY AFTERNOON CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED  ON 31-E…..IN THE CANMER COMMUNITY….WHERE 77 YEAR OLD  LARRY ROGERS  LOST CONTROL  OF
HIS A-T-V AND IT LEFT THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK A TREE…..

ROGERS WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT CAVERNA WHERE HE LATER DIED……



STUDENT CHARGED
09/20/19

STATE POLICE SAY A STUDENT IN WASHINGTON COUNTY  IS FACING  CHARGES AFTER AUTHORITIES FOUND A HANDGUN IN THEIR BACK PACK ON
THE SCHOOL BUS…..

STUDENTS ON THE BUS SAW THE GUN AND IMMEDIATELY TOLD THE DRIVER….AND SCHOOL STAFF WERE ABLE TO INTERDEDE BEFORE THE
STUDENT ENTERED THE BUILDING……

THE STUDENT HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON ON SCHOOL PROPERTY……



SPORTS
09/20/19

THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM IS BACK ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL…. KICK-OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE
HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…. WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-45 TONIGHT…….


IN PRESEASON HOCKEY…..
THE PREDATORS ARE IN TAMPA BAY TO TANGLE WITH THE LIGHTNING….







MURDER ARRESTS
09/19/19

THREE INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN CHARGED   IN  CONNECTION WITH THE MURDER OF AN ALLEN COUNTY MAN IN MAY OF THIS YEAR….. 47 YEAR OLD
JUSTIN WIX  DIED AT HIS RESIDENCE ON STINSON LANE FROM MULTIPLE GUNSHOT WOUNDS…..

YESTERDAY…..DETECTIVES FROM THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE  OBTAINED ARREST WARRANTS FOR   20 YEAR OLD  SEVONTE
SUMPTER-BAY OF BROWNSBURG-INDIANA AND 21 YEAR OLD DEREK LUCAS OF JANESTOWN-INDIANA…..

SUMPTER-BAY…..LUCAS….AND A  MALE JUVENILE  WERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY CHARGED WITH  MURDER AND ROBBERY……ALL THREE ARE
AWAITING EXTRADITION TO KENTUCKY……



GENERAL ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE
09/19/19

THE SCHEDULE FOR THE 20-20 GENERAL ASSMLYS EIO HAS BEEN APPROVED BY LEGISLLEADE…..

THE SESSION WILL CONVENE  JANUARY SEVENTH AND ADJOURN APRIL 15TH……IT’S EXPECTED LAST   60-LEGISLATIVE  DAYS……WHICH IS THE
MAXIMUM ALLOWED BY THE KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS……

LAWMAKERS WILL NOT CONVENE ON JANUARY 20TH IN OBSERVANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING-JUNIOR DAY……OR ON FEBRUARY  17TH IN
OBSERVANCE OF PRESIDENT’S DAY……

MARCH SECOND WILL BE THE FINAL DAY THAT HOUSE BILLS CAN BE INTRODUCED….AND MARCH THIRD WILL BE THE FINAL DAY FOR THE
INTRODUCTION OF SENATE BILLS…..

THE VETRO RECESS WILL RUN FROM APRIL THIRD THRU 13TH…….AND LAWMAKERS WILL RETURN TO THE CAPITAL ON APRIL 14TH AND 15TH FOR
THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE SESSION……



COMPUTER SEIZED
09/19/19

ATTORNEYS FOR SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES SAY STATE POLICE HAS SEIZED A COMPUTER FROM HER OFFICE IN AN
INVESTIGAION OF HOW SHE AND HER AIDES USED VOTER DATA…..

ACCORDING T THE HERALD-LEADER……A MOTION FILED IN FRANKLIN CIRCUIT SAYS THE COMPUTER IS THAT  OF THE PERSON WHO MAINTAINED THE
VOTER REGISTRATION SYSTEM……

THE MOTION WAS FILED AS PART OF GRIMES’ LEGAL CHALLENGE TO A NEW STATE LAW STRIPPING SOME OF HER POWERS…..



REAL I-D
09/19/19

THE ON-AGAIN…..OFF-AGAIN ROLLOUT OF KENTUCKY’S NEW DRIVER’S LICENSE….. TO MEET FEDERAL STANDARDS  OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’
S “REAL I-D” PROGRAM IS OFF AGAIN….

THE COMMONWEALTH STARTED A  PILOT PROGRAM IN FRANKLIN AND WOODFORD COUNTIES TO DISTRIBUT THE ENHANCED-SECURITY TRAVEL ID’
s…..WHICH IDENTIFIED STAFFING AND WORKLOAD INCREASES IN CIRCUIT CLERK OFFICES THAT ARE NOT SUSTAINABLE BOTH IN THE SHORT AND
LONG TERM…..

THE PLAN NOW  IS TO HAVE CIRCUIT CLERK’S  OFFICES CONTINUE TO ISSUE TRADITIONAL DRIVER’S LICENSES…..AND THE TRANSPORTATION
CABINET WILL WORK WITH STATE LAWMAKERS TO CONSIDER HAVING A NETWORK OF REGIONAL OFFICES ISSUE THE TRAVEL  IDs…….



SPORTS
09/19/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN…..

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY…..

AND THE PATROT FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY WARREN EAST……


IN THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL…..
THE TITANS ARE ON THE ROAD TO JACKSONVILLE TO TAKE ON THE JAGUARS…..







APPLE CONTRACT
09/18/19

APPLE HAS AWARD  A HARRODSBURG PLANT 250-MILLION DOLLARS TO  SUPPORT CORNING’S  CONTINUED WORK TO DEVELOP GLASS FOR I-
PHONES AND OTHER DEVISES….

CORNING’S HARRODSBURG PLANT…..WHICH  IS ITS LONGEST-RUNNING  “U-S”  BASED MANUFACTURING FACILITY……HAS BEEN IN HARRODSBURG  
OVER 65-YEARS AND EMPLOYS   400-PEOPLE AT ITS TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS…..



ALLEN MAN SENTENCED
09/18/19

AN ALLEN COUNTY MAN…..CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER…. WAS IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT  FOR SENTENCING YESTERDAY IN THE SHOOTING
DEATH OF HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW IN TWENTY-16…..

JUDGE JANET CROCKER SENTENED KALOB CARTER TO 60-DAYS IN JAIL AND FIVE YEARS PROBATION….
CARTER SAID HE WENT TO HIS SISTERS HOME….WHEN AN ALTERCATION BROKE OUT BETWEEN HER AND HER HUSBAND……AND HE  WAS TRYING
TO PROTECT HIS SISTER WHEN HE SHOT  ERNEST MATT DAVIS…..



SPORTS
09/18/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL CO-ED SOCCER TEAM PLAYS IN THE SCOTTIE CLASSIC……







SCHOOL BOARD
09/17/19

AT LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING…..THE BOARD APPROVED MOVING AHEAD TO PARTNER WITH THE BOYS AND GIRLS
CLUB OF FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TO ESTABLISH  A  BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB IN SCOTTSVILLE…..

THE BOARD APPROVED THE TWENTY-19-20 WORKING BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF 38-POINT THREE MILLION DOLLARS….
AND APPROVED AN AGREEMENT  WITH MID-WEST AMERICA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION FOR A…..“PATRIOT” DEBIT CARD FOR THEIR CUSTOMERS…..THAT
WOIULD SEE FOUR-CENTS GOING TO THE DISTRICT WITH EACH SWIPE OF THE CARD……THE AGREEMENT ALSO GUARENTEES THE DISTRICT  12-
THOUSAND DOLLARS OVER THE NEXT  FIVE YEARS…….



INACTIVE VOTERS
09/17/19

THE KENTUCKY DEMOCRATIC PARTY CLAIMS MORE THAN 150-THOUSAND REGISTRED VOTERS…..REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS….. WERE
IMPROPERLY PLACED ON AN  “INACTIVE LIST”  THAT COULD JEOPARDIZE THEIR RIGHT TO VOTE IN NOVEMBER…..

IN A LETTER TO THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS….DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN BEN SELF DEMANDED THE BOARD IMMEDIATLEY REACTIVE THOSE
REGISTRATIONS….. SAYING  THE BOARD DEACTIVAED THE REGISTRATIONS BEHIND CLOSED DOORS AND WITH NO PUBLIC INPUT…..



SIMMONS
09/17/19

77 YEAR OLD SAMUEL LEROY SIMMONS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GILBERT FUNERAL HOME IN FRANKLIN WITH BURIAL IN GREENLAWN CEMETERY WITH MILITARY
HONORS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  WILMA SIMMONS…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-N-LAW BETTY AND EWING HOPKINS OF GLASGOW…..AND SIX BROTHERS
AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; ROBERT OF TEXAS, KENNETH AND ROSE, DELMER, DANNY AND NANCY, DAVID AND TONY AND DEBORAH ALL OF GLASGOW……



SPORTS
09/17/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST…..
THE SOFTBALL TEAM GOES  TO BARREN COUNTY…..
THE SOCCER  EAM TRAVELS TO LOGAN COUNTY…..

AND THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS   ARE  ON THE ROAD TO MONREO COUNTY….


THE PREDATORS SWEPT THEIR PRESEASON  DOUBELHEADER  AGAINST FLORIDA SIX TO THREE AND ONE TO NOTHING…..







UK ENROLLMENT
09/16/19

THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY IS REPORTING A RECORD NUMBER OF FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS ENROLLED FOR THE FALL SEMESTER…..

THIS YEAR’S FRESHMAN  CLASS TOTALS   FIVE-THOUSAND-396…..WHICH IS 319 MORE THAN LAST YEAR…..

THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKY RESIDENTS INCREASED TO  34-HUNDRED-22….UP FROM 32-HUNDRED-59 LAST YEAR…..WHICH IS THE LARGEST
NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS IN THE FIRST-YEAR CLASS SINCE   TWO-THOUSAND-ONE….

AND ONE-THOUSAND-55 TRANSFER STUDENTS ARE ENROLLED FOR THE FALL SEMESTER……WHICH  IS THE HIGHEST IN FIVE YEARS……



WARREN COUNTY BRIDGE CLOSURE
09/16/19

A SECTION OF KENTUCKY  26-23…..HAMMETT HILL ROAD IN WARREN COUNTY…..WILL CLOSE TODAY  AT THE BRIDGE OVER SALT LICK CREEK……SO
THE  BRIDGE CAN BE REPLACED….

THE CLOSURE IS EXPECTED TO LAST   42-DAYS WITH A SIGNED DETOUR USING MORGANTOWN ROAD AND JACKSON BRIDGE ROAD…..

THE BRIDGE REPLACEMENT IS PART OF A FIVE BRIDGE CONTRACT…..FOR ONE-POINT-NINE MILLION DOLLARS…..FOR BRIDGES  IN ALLEN…..
TODD……AND WARREN COUNTIES……



DOLLAR GENERAL EXPANSION
09/16/19

DOLLAR GENERAL IS EXPANDING ITS SERVICE AREA TO 46- STATES FROM THE CURRENT 44 …..AS  THE FIRST DOLLAR GENERAL STORES   IN
WASHINGTON AND WYOMING ARE UNCER CONSTRUCTION….

THE TWO STORES IN  WASHINGTON  AND ONE IN  WYOMING ARE SCHEDULED TO HAVE THEIR GRAND OPENINGS   IN EARLY FISCAHL  YEAR 20-20…..

CURRENTLY DOLLAR GENERAL HAS  16-THOUSAND RETAIL LOCATIONS AND APPROXIMATELY  140-THOUSAND EMPLOYEES……..



SPORTS
09/16/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER TEAM PLAYS AT RUSSELLVILLE…..

THE LADY PATRIOT   GOLD TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY WARREN EAST…..
THE VOLLEYBALL TEAM HOSTS  FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..


AND  THE PATRIOT  J-V  FOOTBALL GAME HAS BEEN CANCELED……


THE PREDATORS OPEN THE PRESEASON TODAY AT BRIDGESTONE AREA AS THE TAKE ON THE FLORDIA PANTHERS….







PATRIOT BAND
09/13/19

THE PATROT MARCHING BAND AND GUARD WILL HOST THE…..ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE PATRIOT MARICN INVITIOAN……TOMORROW AT PARIOT
STADUEM……

NINE BANDS WILL BE IN COPERT STARING AT FIVE……THE PATRIOTS WON’T BE IN COMPETITION……BUT WILL PRESENT THEIR SHOW AT SEVEN-45….
AND AWARDS ARE SCHEDULED FOR EIGHT……



MAIL SCAMS
09/13/19

A RASH OF MAIL SCAMS…..TARGETING SENIOR CITIZENS AND LEADING TO THE LOSS OF 85-THOUSAND DOLLARS….HAS PROMPTED THE KENTUCKY
ATTORNEY GENERAL’S  OFFICE TO ISSUE A SCAM ALERT….

SENIORS IN BOONE…..FRANKLIN….AND GREENUP COUNTIES SENT 85-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN CASH….TO SCAMMERS POSING AS A COMPUTER
REPAIR TECHNICIAN…. A FAMILY MEMBER IN JAIL….AND A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL AWARDING GRANTS…..
THE MONEY WAS SENT USING  FEDEX…..UPS….AND THE POSTAL SERVICE….

TWO  OTHER POTENTIAL VICTIMS IN  HARLAN AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES REPORTED A SCAMMER CLAIMING TO BE A FAMILY MEMBER NEEDING HELP
AFTER A CAR WRECK…..BUT THEY LOST   NO MONEY……



INDIANA TECH
09/13/19

INDIANA TECH IS EXPANDING  ITS  PRESENCE IN THE COMMONWALTH  BY OPENING A CAMPUS IN BOWLING GREEN….THEY CURRENLTY HAVE A
LOCATION IN LOUISVILLE…...

THE SCHOOL HOPES TO BE OPEN IN BOWLING  GREEN BY NOVEMBER  FIRST WITH CLASSES STARTING IN JANUARY……THEY WILL BE LOCATED IN A
FOUR-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT SPACE AT  STADIUM PARK PLAZA….

INDIANA STATE OFFERS ASSOCIATE TO GRADUATE LEVEL DEGREES BOTH ONLINE AND IN THE CLASSROOM……AND THE IN-PERSON CLASSES WILL
BE TAUGHT IN THE EVENING TO ACCOMMODATE  WORKING  ADULTS……



GRIMES CONVICTED
09/13/19

A FEDERAL JURY HAS CONVICTED THE FATHER OF KENTUCKY’S SECRETARY  OF STATE OF FUNNELING ILLEGAL CORPORATE CONRIBUTIONS TO HIS
DAUGHTERS FAILED  20-14 CHALLENGE OF SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL…..

JERRY LUNDERGAN  WAS FOUND GUILTY ON 10-COUNTS AND CO-DEFENDANT DALE EMMONS WAS CONVICTED ON SIX COUNTS……

SENTENCING IS SET FOR JANUARY 22ND…..AS  BOTH MEN FACE POTENTIALLY LENGTHY PRISON SENTENCES…..



BYRN
09/13/19

50 YEAR OLD CHRIS BYRN OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE
SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 10 THIS MORNING (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND  EXPRESSION OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LESLIE BYRN…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS; BROOKE AND KHOLE ALL OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..AND TWO BROTHERS; DWIGHT
OF SCOTTSVILLE AND RANDY OF GLASGOW……





SPORTS
09/13/19

THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM OPENS THE HOME PORTION OF THE SEASON TONIGHT AS THE GLASGOW SCOTTIES  COME TO PATRIOT  FIELD…..
TONIGHT’S GAME IS THE “HALL OF FAME” GAME WHEN THE TWENTY-19  CLASS….. CONSISTING  OF SHELBY HARPER, EMMA NAPIER, DERRICK
HARWOOD, JEFF RIPPY AND GARRETT STONE WILL BE INDUCTED   AT HALF-TIME…..

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT SIX-45 TONIGHT……







E-CIGARETTES
09/11/19

FEDERAL…..STATE…..AND LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE INVESTIGATING AN OUTBREAK OF SEVER PULMONARY DISEASE ASSOCIATED  WITH  E-
CIGARETTE  PRODUCTS……

ACCORDING TO THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION…..AS OF SEPTEMBER SIXTH……THERE HAVE BEEN 450 CASES
ASSOCIATED WITH                     E-CIGARETTE USE IN  33 STATES……INCLUDING KENTUCKY…..AS-WELL-AS  FIVE DEATHS…..

THE C-D-C  SAYS THEY’RE WORKING WITH STATES TO CREAE A CASE DEFINITION TO CLASSFY CASES IN A CONSISTENT WAY……



REMAINS
09/11/19

THE REMAINS OF A KENTUCKY SOLIDER WHO  DIED IN GERMANY DURING WORLD WAR TWO  HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AND WILL BE RETURNED
HOME….

P-F-C JACOB GIVENS….A NATIVE OF MOUNT STERLING….WAS 30 WHEN HE DIED FIGHTING IN GERMANY IN OCTOBER 1944…….



DODSON
09/10/19

SIX YEAR OLD TY MATTHEW MICHAEL DODSONN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY IN HERMITGE-TENNESSEE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNEAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…. VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW AT THE
FUNERAL HOME AND AFTER SEVEN THURSDAY MORNING……

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS; JENNIFER AND DANNY SMALLING…..FOUR SISTERS; JADEN CARTER, LAYLA CARTER, ADILYNN SMALLING AND
CIERA SMALLING ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……MATERNAL GRANPARENTS; MIKE AND BELINDA SHEA OF TENNESSEE…..PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS;
TEDDY AND TERESA DODSON….AND .PATERNAL GREAT-GRANDMOTHER; BETTY HALE  ALL OF TOMPKINSVILLE……AND MATERNAL GREAT-
GRANDPARENTS; LEONARD AND ELIZABETH MANGRUM OF TENNESSEE AND BRO.  DANNY AND BRENDA SMALLING OF SCOTTSVILLE……THREE
UNCLES AND TWO AUNTS ALSO SURVIVE……



SHEA
09/10/19

61 YEAR OLD LEIGH RENEE SHEA OF HERMITGE-TENNESSEE DIED SATURDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..VISITATION WILL BE FROM 11 TO EIGHT  
TOMORROW (WED)  AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND THERE WILL BE NO FUNERAL SERVICE…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JASON AND LYZA PEACHER OF INDIANA…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JENNIFER AND DANNY
SMALLING OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HER PARENTS; LEONARD AND MARY MANGRUM…..AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; LEONARD AND TONYA
MANGRUM AND JAMES AND THERESA MANGRUM ALL OF TENNESSEE……SIX  GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
09/10/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM CLAIMED THE 15TH DISTRICT GOLF TITLE YESTERDAY…AS THEY CARDED A COMBINED  SCORE  OF ONE-49 TO EDGE
MONROE COUNTY BY FOUR STROKES IN THE NINE HOLE TOURNAMENT…..

IN INDIVIDUAL PLAY……AC/S SENIOR AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY  COMMIT  OWEN STAMPER  CARD A TWO UNDER PAR  ROUND OF  
33 TO TAKE FIRST PLACE……


THE MIDDLE SCHOOL  SOCCER TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..
AND THE SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS MONROE COUNTY…..

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  GOLF TEAMS GO TO THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL  TEAM TRAVELS TO GLASGOW……







HOME SALES
09/06/19

HOME SALES IN THE COMMONELTH WERE UP SEVEN-PERCENT  IN JULY….WHICH WAS A RECORD…AS 54-HUNDRED-71 HOMES WERE SOLD LAST
MONTH….AND FOR THE YEAR…..SALES FIGURES ARE ALSO HIGHER….AS THEY’RE UP TWO-PERCENT…..

THE MEDICAN HOME PRICE IN KENTUCY IN JULY WAS UP EIGHT-POINT FIVE PERCENT OVE LAST JULY…..AT 145-THOUSAND-325 DOLALRS……..

THE INVENTORY NUMBER FOR THE COMMONWEALTH   IS UDNER FOUR-MONTHS…. FOR THE FIFTH COSECUTIVE MONTH…..AND DAYS ON THE
MARKET  IS 97-DAYS……



NURSES TO NC
09/06/19

A TEAM OF NURSES FROM THE COMMONWEALTH  IS HEADING TO NORTH CAROLINA TO HELP VICTIMS OF HURRICANE DORIAN…..

THE TEAM…..MADE UP OF REGISTERED NURSES AND ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF….. WILL WORK IN LOCAL SHELTERS IN HURRICANE AFFECTED AREAS…..

THE TEAM IS EXPECTED TO BE IN NORTH CAOLINA ABOUT TWO WEEKS……



NEW UK MED CENTER
09/06/19

THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE……ALONG WITH ST. ELIZABETH HEALTH CARE AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..
HAVE OFFICIALLY OPENED   U-K’s  NORTHERN KENTUCKY CAMPUS…..AND WELCOMED THE 35-MEMBERS  OF THE INAUGURLA CLASS….

THIS IS THE U-K COLLEGE OF MEDICINE’S  FOUR-YEAR REGIONAL CAMPUS…..THE FIRST OPENED AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN   
LAST YEAR…….



HOSPITALS SUE
09/06/19

A GROUP OF KENTUCKY HOSPTIAS IS SUING DOZENS OF OPIOID MAKERS AND DISTRIBUTORS…..SAYING THE COMPANIES MISREPRESENTED  THE
BENEFITS AND DANGERS  OF THE PAINKILLER….

THE CIVIL SUIT…..FILED IN WARREN  CIRCUIT COURT…..INCLUDES HOSPITAL IN BOWLING GREEN…..PIKEVILLE…..MADISONVILLE….AND SEVERAL
COUNTY HOSPITALS…..

ABOUT 300-HOSPITALS AROUND THE COUNTRY HAVE FILED SIMILAR SUITS……



SPORTS
09/06/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM  PLAYS AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..


THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM IS BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY  TRAVEL TO GREENWOOD……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK….AND 99-
POINT-THREE….. WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-45 TONIGHT……







JUDGE WON’T STEP DOWN
09/05/19

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD HAS DENIED A MOTION ASKING  THAT HE DISQUALITY HIMSELF FROM A  HEARING A LAWSUIT
STEMMING FROM PROTESTS THAT SHUT DOWN SOME SCHOOLS…..

GOVENOR MATT BEVIN’S LEGAL TEAM SAID SHEPHERD  SHOULD STEP ASIDE BECAUSE   HE……LIKED…..A FACEBOOK POST PRAISING   VOLUNTEERS
WORKING FOR  ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IN HIS CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR….

BESHEAR  FILED THE SUIT…..CHALLENGING THE LABOR CABINET’S AUTHORITY TO INVESTIGATE PROTESTING TEACHERS…….



BESHEAR PAY RAISSE
09/05/19

DEMOCRATIC GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE ANDY BESHEAR SAID YESTERDAY THAT IF ELECTED…..HIS ADMINISTRATION WOULD GIVE TEACHERS A
TWO-THOUSAND DOLLAR SALARY INCREASE……AND WOULD CREATE  A PAY SYSTEM TO MAKE SURE NO STARTING TEACHER SALARY IS BELOW   40-
THOUSAND DOLLARS  BY  20-22……


DURING THE CAMPAIGN…..BESHEAR HAS TRIED TO CAPITALIZE ON GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S FUED WITH EDUCATION GROUPS…….



OPIOID FUNDING
09/05/19

SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT THE COMMONWEALTH WILL RECEVIVE JUST OVER 32-MILLION DOLLARS…..FROM THE  
U-S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES…..AS PART OF THE STATE OPIOID RESPONSE GRANTS PROGRAM……

SINCE 1990…..DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS HAD CLIMBED…..BUT LAST YEAR SAW THE FIRST DROP….WHICH WAS FIVE PERCENT NATIONWIDE AND 15-
PERCENT IN KENTUCKY…….



COMER
09/05/19

FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN JAMES COMER WILL BE HOLDING A TOWN HALL MEETING THIS AFTERNOON……AT TWO….IN THE FISCAL COURT
MEETING ROOM IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING……



SPORTS
09/06/19


THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO RUSSELLVILLE….
THE BOY’S SOCCER TEAM ALSO GOES TO RUSSELLVILLE…..
AND THE SOFTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS GLASGOW…..

THE CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS RUNS AT BARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..
THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM  IS AT HOME TO PLAY GREENWOOD…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL TEAM HOSTS BARREN COUNTY…….
AND THE J-V SOCCER TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW TO  TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY…..







SCHOOL SECURITY MARSHALL
09/04/19

SENATE BILL ONE…..PASSED BY THE TWENTY-19 GENERAL ASSEMBLY….DEALS WITH SCHOOL SAFETY….ONE PORTION OF THE BILL REQUIRES THE
HIRING OF A “SCHOOL SECURITY MARSHALL”….AND BEN WILCOX HAS BEEN HIRED TO FILL THAT POSITION…..

WILCOX BECAM A RESOURCE OFFICER   IN 1999 AFTER THE COLUMBINE SHOOTING…..AND LATER TRAINED OFFICERS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF
CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING…..

PART OF HIS POSITION WILL BE TO HIRE “COMPLIANCE OFFICERS”…..WHO WILL CHECK IN ON SCHOOLS AND MAKE SURE THEY’RE LOCKING
DOORS…..BUZZING PEOPLE IN…..AND CHECKING  FOR  IDs  BEFORE LETTING ANYONE CHECK OUT A STUDENT…….



ADAIR MAN SENTENCED
09/04/19
06:05AM

AN ADAIR COUNTY MAN WILL BE SPENDING MORE THAN 23- YEARS BEHIND BARS AFTER PLEADING  GUILTY  TO THE RAPE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT  OF A
CHILD…..

STATE POLICE SAY 36 YEAR OLD JOSHUA GAYDE OF COLUMBIA  ENTER THE GUILTY PLEA TO NINE CHARGES INVOLVING SEX CRIMES AGAINST A CHILD
UNDER THE AGE OF  12…….

GAYDE WILL BE REQUIRED TO REGISTER AS A LIFETIME SEX OFFENDER….ON THE KENTUCKY STATE SEX  REGISTRY…..AFTER HIS RELEASE…….



FUGITIVE
09/04/19

A MAN WANTED IN TENNESSEE  WAS LODGED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER AFTER HE ATTEMPTED TO FIGHT A  K-NINE…..NAKED…..

35 YEAR OLD WILLIAM CREASY OF WESTMROELAND….WHO DIDN’T HAVE ANY CLOTHES ON….WAS LOCATED IN A FIELD ON CALVERT ROAD….

HE FLED THE SCENE…..BUT WAS LATE LOCATED BY A CREEK WHEN THE K-NINE WAS RELEASED…..CASEY  STRUCK THE DOG MULTIPLE TIMES WITH
A CLOSED FIST…..AND OFFICER THEN USED A TASER…..

CASEY IS CHARGED WITH A NUMBER OFFENSES INCLUDING INDECENT EXPOSURE….. RESISTING ARREST…..AND CRIMINAL MISCHIEF…..



SPORTS
09/04/19


A  MEMBER OF THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM HAS  WILL BE PLAYING COLLEGE GOLF….. AS SENIOR OWEN STAMPER HAS  COMMITTED  TO PLAY
COLLEGIATE GOLF AT  MIDDLE TENNESSE STATE  UNIVERSITY IN   MUFREESBORO……



THE HOT RODS OPEN POST-SEASON PLAY AS THEY ARE IN SOUTH BEND TO TAKE ON THE CUBS…..
THE SERIES WILL RETURN TO BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK TOMMORROW FOR GAME TWO…..
AND IF NEEDED…..THE THIRD GAME WILL BE FRIDAY AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK……







HEMP INSURANCE
09/03/19

THE  U-S  DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE HAS ANNOUNCED THAT CERTAIN HEMP GROWERS MAY OBTAIN INSURNCE COVERAGE UNDER THE….
WHOLE-FARM REVENUE PROTECTION PROGRAM…..IN 20-20…..

THE COVERAGE IS FOR HEMP GROWN FOR FIBER…...FLOWERS…..OR SEEDS…..AND WILL BE AVAILABLE TO PRODUCERS WHO ARE IN AREAS
COVERED BY  U-S-D-A APPROVED HEMP PLANS…..OR WHO ARE PART OF APPROVED SATE OR UNIVERSITY PILOT PROGRAMS……

WHOLE FARM REVENUS PROTECTIOS ALLOWS COVERAGE OF ALL REVENUE FOR COMMODITIES PRODUECED ON A FARM…..UP TO A TOTAL INSURED
REVENUE OF EIGHT-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS…..AND IS POPULAR FOR SPECIALITY CROPS….. ORGANIC COMMODITIES…..AND NON-TRADITIONAL
CROPS……



AG TAG
08/29/19

VOLUNTARY DONATIONS BY KENTUCKY FARMERS…..WHO PURCHASED FARM VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES ALSO KNOWN AS “AG TAGS”…..FINISHED THE
TWENTY-19 FISCAL YEAR WITH THE SECOND HIGHEST AMOUNT IN HISTORY……

THE 613-THOUSAND-246 DOLLARS  TO THE…..“AG TAG” PROGRAM  IN THE TWENTY-19 FISCAL YEAR THAT ENDED JUNE 30TH…..WAS SURPASSED
ONLY BY THE 629-THOUSAND-865 DOLLARS DONATED IN FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-18…….

THE VOLUNTARY DONATONS ARE DIVIDED EQUALLY AMONG KENTUCKY  FOUR-H ….. KENTUCKY  F-F-A….AND THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF
AGRICULTURE MEANING EACH WILL RECEIVE JUST OVER 200-THOUSAND DOLLARS……

KENTUCKY DRIVERS WHO BUY OR RENEW FARM VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES MAY MAKE A VOLUNTARY DONATIONS  OF TO  10-DOLLARS TO THE “AG-
TAG” FUND…… WITH HALF OF THE FOUR-H AND  F-F-A  FUNDS GOING BACK TO THE COUTY WHERE THE TAG WAS PURCHASED……



ARREST
08/29/19

AN INVESTIGATION BY THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESULTS IN THE ARREST OF 65 YEAR OLD BILLY RAY GOODE OF GLASGOW…..
GOODE IS CHARGED WITH RAPE OF A VICTIM UNDER 12-YEARS OF AGE, SODOMY AND SEXUAL ABUSE…….



JUDGE
08/29/19

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION  HAS ASKED THAT A FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE BE REMOVED  FROM A LAWSUIT THAT CHALLENGES THE USE OF
KENTUCKY LABOR LAW TO OBTAIN THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO PARTICIPATED IN “SICKOUT” TO PROTEST AT THE CAPITAL…..

THE MOTION ASKS THAT  JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD BE REMOVED  FROM THE CASE BECAUSE HE “LIKED” A FACEBOOK POST SUPPORTIVE OF
DEMOCRAT ANDY BESHEAR’S  CAMAIGN  FOR GOVERNOR…..



SPORTS
08/29/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO PLAY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

THE CROSS COUNTY TEAM RUNS IN THE BARREN COUNTY ALL-COMERS MEET….
THE  LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM GOES TO WARREN EAST…..
THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM FRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN….
THE J-V SOCCER TEAM GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……
AND THE PATRIOT  GOLF TEAM HOSTS BARREN COUNTY……







SCHOOL THREATS
08/27/19

THE  F-B-I  SAYS IT IS AWARE OF THREATS THAT HAVE BEEN MADE ON-LINE….. AGAINST SCHOOLS  IN KENTUCKY AND ARKANSAS…..BUT IT SAYS
THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THE THREATS ARE CREDIBLE……

ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS HAVE NOT BEEN  SPECIFICALLY NAMED IN THE THREAT……
THE DISTRICT HAS SECURITY PRACTICES AND PROTOCOLS IN PLACE THAT ARE PRACTICED EVERY DAY TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF  STUDENTS….
STAFF …AND VISITORS……

THERE   IS A  SCHOOL RESOOURCE OFFICER IN EACH SCHOOL BUILDING….. HOWEVER…..AS AN EXTRA PRECAUTION…..THE DISTRICT PLANS TO
HAVE AN INCREASED LAW ENFORCEMENT PRESENCE ON THE CAMPUS  THROUGHOUT THE DAY TOMORROW……



BOIL WATER
08/27/19

YESTERDAY…….THE ALLEN COUNTY  WATER DISTRICT ISSUED A COUNTY WIDE  “BOIL WATER:  ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER
NOTICE…..DUE TO A MAINLINE GOING DOWN…..

THE SCOTTSVILLE CITY WATER DEPARTMENT HAS NOW ISSUED A “BOIL WATER” ADVISORY…..WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL FUTHER NOTICE…..FOR CITY
CUSTOMERS FROM THE   TWO-THOUSAND BLOCK OF   HOLLAND  ROAD TO OAK FORREST…… INCLUDING CITY WATER CUSTOMERS ON PITCHFORD
RIDGE ROAD AND  OAK FORREST LANE…..
THE  “BOIL WATER”  ADVISORY ALSO INCLUDES CITY CUSTOMERS ON MT. UNION ROAD



SPORTS
08/27/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY….
AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS SOUTH WARREN…..

THE J-V SOCCER TEAM TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY  AT THE GLASGOW  SOCCER COMPLEX…..
THE LADY PATRIOTS VOLLEYBALL TEAM  ENTERTAINS  MONROE COUNTY…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY BOWLING GREEN……







ROAD PROJECTS
08/26/19

A NUMBER OF ROAD PROJECTS WILL CONTINUE IN SCOTTSVILLE AND ALLEN COUNTY THIS WEEK….

CREWS WILL CONTINUE WORKING ON UTILITY RELOCATIONS FOR A BRIDGE REPLACEMENT  AT THE INTER-SECTION   OF OLD GALLATIN ROAD AND
OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD…..TRAFFIC WILL BE DOWN TO ONE LANE AND MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT DELAYS…..
THEN STARTING MONDAY…..SEPTEMBER NINTH……THE BRIDGE WILL BE CLOSED AS CREWS BEGIN DEMOLITON FOR INSTALLATION OF A NEW
BRIDGE……

ON KENTUCKY NINE- 80……FROM 31-E TO KENTUCKY  100……CREWS WILL BE PUTTING THE FINAL TOUCHES ON THE RESURFACING PROJECT……

ON OLD GLASGOW ROAD…...WORK WILL CONTINUE TO REPLACE THE BRIDGE OVER BAYS FORK…..

AND ON OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD…..FROM THE TENNESSEE LINE TO THE BRIDGE OVER ROUGH CREEK……CRES WILL BEGIN WORK ON A
RESURFACING PROJECT……



SPORTS
08/26/19


THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM GOES TO WARREN EAST…..

AND THE J-V SOCCER TEAM PLAYS AT RUSSELLVILLE….







BLANKENSHIP
08/22/19

82 YEAR OLD MARIE BLANKENSHIP OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL  HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO NORTON’S
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JENNER LEE BLANKENSHIP……FIVE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; TERRY AND RHONDA AND JIMMY AND
TERRY ALL OF ADOLPHUS AND MICHAEL AND LINDA, BARRY  AND LEE ANN  AND CHRIS AND RUTHANE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND A DAUGHTER
AND SON-IN-LAW; BEVERLY AND ALAN CALVERT OF ADOLPHUS…….12 GRANDCHILDREN AND 17 GREAT-GRANDCHILDRENN ALSO SURVIVE……



TEACHER SCAM
08/22/19

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE IS WARNING TEACHERS AND SCHOOL SYSTEMS ABOUT A PHONE SCAM THAT HAS BEEN REPORTED IN
FRANKLIN….. JEFFERSON…..AND WHITLEY COUNTIES…..

REPORTEDLY…..SOMEONE IDENTIFYING HIMSELF  AS…..DEPUTY HART….IS CALLING SCHOOLS ASKING TO SPEAK WITH A SPECIFIC TEACHER  WHO
ALLEGEDLY  HAS AN OUTSTNDINGWARRANT OR MISSED   JURY DUTY……

SCHOOL OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN THREATENED WITH……OBSTRUCTION CHARGES…..IF THE SHAMMER IS NOT GIVEN INFORMATION OR ALLOWED  TO
SPEAK WITH THE TEACHER…..AND ONCE ON THE PHONE WITH THE VICTIM…..THE SCAMMER REQUESTS   PAYMENT  VIA  GIFT CARDS TO RESOLVE
THE LEGAL MATTER AND AVOID ARREST…..

ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATORS…...THE SCAM CALL  IS….“SPOOFED”….MAKING IT APPEAR TO BE FROM A LOCAL AREA CODE….
ONE VICTIM DID PURCHASE 25-HUNDRED DOLLARS IN GIFT CARTS….BUT DIDN’T SEND THEM TO THE SCAMMER……



PIPELINE
08/22/19

ENBRIDGE INCORPORATED SAYS TWO   GAS PIPELINES IN LINCOLN COUNTY….NEAR THE ONE THAT EXPLODED  EARLIER THIS MONTH…. LEAVING
ONE PERSON DEAD AND FIVE OTHERS HOSPITALIZED…..ARE EXSPECTED  TO PUT BACK ON-LINE  BY THE END OF THE MONTH……

THE COMPANY  HAS REPLACED SEVERAL POSTIONS OF THE TWO LINE WHICH ARE NEAR THE ONE THAT EXPLODED….AND THEY MUST  STILL UNDER-
GO  “RIGOROUS INSPECTIONS”  AND REGULATORY APPROVALS….

LINE 15…..THE ONE THAT EXPLODED….STILL NEEDS TO BE ASSESSED AND THERE IS NO DATE AS TO WHEN IT WILL RETURN TO SERVICE……



TRUMP IN KENTUKCY
08/22/19

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP MADE HIS FOURTH VISIT TO THE COMMONWEALTH LAST NIGHT TO ATTEND A RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN FUND RAISER FOR
GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN……..AND TO ADDRESS THE 25-HUNDRED VETERANS ATTENDING THE NATIONAL “AMVETS” CONVENTION IN LOUISVILLE….

FOLLOWING HIS ADDRESS TO THE GROUP….THE PRESIDENT SIGNED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER ELIMINATING  THE FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN DEBT OF
DISABLED VETERANS…..

TRUMP ALSO SAID THEY WON’T HAVE TO PAY FEDERAL INCOME TAX ON THE FORGIVEN DEBT……AND HE CALLED ON STATES TO WAVIVE THEIR TAXES
ON THE LOANS ALSO……



TVILLE POLICE OFFICERS RESIGNING
08/22/19

IT’S BEING REPORT THAT SEVEN MEMBERS OF THE TOMPKINSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT ARE SUBMITTING THEIR RESIGNAITONS…..LEAVING THE
DEPARTMENT WITH   THREE CERTIFIED OFFICERS AND ONE IN TRAINING…..

MAYOR SCOTTY TURNER SAYS THE RESIGNATIONS  AREN’T   DUE TO A LACK OF FUNDING….AS SOME ARE SEEKING BETTER
OPPORTUNITIES……HOWEVER…..THE MAYOR SAYS ITS ALSO DUE TO LEGISLATIVE CHANGES IN RETIREMENT  BENEFITS…..



SPORTS
09/22/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE GLASGOW COUNTY CLUB TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY….







LOTTERY
08/21/19

YOUR  LOSING LOTTERY TICKET MAY BE A WINNER AFTER ALL…..AS THE KENTUCKY LOTTERY SAYS FIVE PEOPLE WTH  LOSING  “POWERBALL
TICKETS”  WILL WIN A FOUR-DAY TRIP TO SEE THE BALL DROP IN TIMES SQUARE ON NEW YEAR’S EVE…. .AND A CHANCE TO COMPETE FOR A ONE-
MILLION DOLLAR PRIZE…..

LOSING POWER BALL TICKETS…..WORTH AT LEAST FOUR-DOLLARS  CAN ENTER THE CONTEST….THROUGH HIGHER-PRICED TICKETS   WILL GET
MORE ENTRIES……

ENTRIES CAN BE SUBMITTED THROUG SEPTEMBER  29TH  AND WINNERS  WILL B CHOSEN  OCTOBER FIRST…….



THREE STATE DRUG SWEEP
08/22/19

FEDERAL AUTHORITIES SAY A   DRUG SWEEP IN KENTUCKY…..TENNESSEE…..AND WEST VIRGINIA HAS NETTED OVER 800 POUNDS OF METH……
ACCORDING TO THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION…..MEXICAN CARTELS AND OTEHR DRUG TRAFFICKING GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS HAVE
BEEN TARGETED…..

SINCE JANUARY……235-ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE  AND OVER 800-THOUSND DOLLARS CASH…..53-FIREMAM…..AND SIGNIFICANT QANTITIES OF
HERION…. FENTANYL….AND OTHER DRUGS HAVE BEEN SEIZED……

IN THE COMMONWEALTH….60-ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE NAD 360-POUNDS OF  METH HAVE BEEN SEIZED……



MINIMUM WAGE BILLS
08/21/19

TWO KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS HAVE PREFILED  BILLS…..FOR THE 20-20 SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONSIDER….. THAT WOULD RAISE  
THE COMMONWEALTH’S  MINIMUM WAGE TO 15-DOLLARS AND HOUR BY  20-27…..THE BILLS WOULD ALSO ALLOW FOR INDIVIDUAL CITIES TO ENACT
THEIR OWN MINIMUM WAGE…..

KENTUCKY’S MINIMUM WAGE HAS REMAINED   AT SEVEN-DOLLARS AND 25-CENTS AN HOUR SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT……



PARTNERSHIP
08/21/19

A PARTNERHSIP OF TWO BOWLING GREEN PLANTS WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY…..

HENKEL AND ALPLA   WILL INVESTED 130-MILLION DOLLARS  TO BUILD A 170-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT PACKING OPERATION ON HENKEL’S CAMPUS
AND COVER THE COST OF EQUIPMENT  TO SUPPORT A NEW BOTTLING PRODUCTION  AREA…… WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BE OPERATIONAL  BY MID 20-
20…..

ONCE THE CONSTRUCTOIN IS COMPLETE….. ALPLA WILL HIRE 60-NEW EMPLOYEES…..



TRUMP VISIT
08/21/19

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP WILL BE IN KENTUCKY TODAY……
TO  SPEAK TO THE….AMVETS NATIONAL CONVENTION…..
AND HEADLINE A PRIVATE FUND RAISER FOR GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S REELECTION CAMPAIGN…….
BOTH EVENTS WILL BE TAKING PLACE IN LOUISVILLE……



SPORTS
08/21/19

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEY BALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO STATION CAMP-TENNESSEE……

AND THE J-V SOCCER TEAM GOES TO HART COUNTY……


THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL……20-19……HALL OF FAME CLASS HAS BEEN ANNOOUNCED…..

SHELBY HARPER….EMMA  NAPIER  MAHANEY…..DERRICK HARWOOD…..JEFF RIPPY…..AND GARRETT  STONE WILL BE INDUCTED  ON SEPTEMBER
13TH…..







CAIP SIGN UPS
08/19/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY CONSERVATON DISTRICT WILL HOLD SIGN-UPS  FOR THE…… COUNTY AGRICULTURAL  INVESTMENT PROGRAM OR “CAIP”…..
THROUGH SEPTEMBER SIXTH……

KEEP IN MIND  THAT IF YOU WERE APPROVED FOR “CAIP” IN TWENTY-18…..YOU WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR “CAIP” FOR TWENTY-19……..

THERE WILL BE A MEETING TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO ALL INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR  “CAIP”   AT THE ALLEN COUNTY
EXTENSION OFFICE THIS WEDNESDAY…..AUGUST 21ST….AT 12-30……

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE CONSERVATION OFFICE AT…..TWO-THREE-SEVEN-31-64…….



TEACHERS VIOLATED LAW
08/19/19

THE KETUCKY LABOR CABINET ANNOUNCED FRIDAY  THAT TEACHER  RALLIES AT KENTUCKY’S CAPITOL…….FOUND MORE THAN ONE-THOUSAND
EDUCATORS VIOLATED STATE LAW BY PARTICIPATING IN PROTESTS THAT SHUT DOWN SOME SCHOOLS……

LABOR SECRETARY DAVID DICKERSON  SAY NO PENALITIES WILL BE ASSESSED……. BUT WARNED THAT THE……GRACE EXGTENDED IN THIS
INSTANCE……WON’T BE APPLIED IF FUTURE WORK STOPPAGES OCCUR……

THE AGENCY COULD HAVE ASSESSED CIVIL PENALITIES UP TO ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS PER PERSON FOR EACH DAY AWAY FROM WORK…..
AND THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOSICATION  CALLED THE WARNING OF FUTURE PUNISHMENT A “SCARE TACTIC”  TO TRY AND INTIMIDAGE
TEACHERS……



ROAD PROJECTS
08/19/19

ROAD PROJECTS CONTINUE IN SCOTTSVILLE AND ALLEN COUNTY…..

A PROJECT TO REPLACE THE BRIDGE ON OLD GLASGOW ROAD….OVER  BAYS FORK….. HAS THE BRIDGE CLOSED  FOR APPROXIMATLY 45-DAYS…..
THE PROJECT WILL REPLACE THE CURRENT BRIDGE AND THE SIGNED DETOUR UTILIZES 31-E AND MAXWELL DRIVE…..

AND CREWS WILL BE PRESESNT TO CONTINUE WORKING ON  UTILITY RELOCATIONS AND EXCAVATON FOR A BRIDGE REPLCEMENT NEAR THE INTER-
SECTION OF  OLD GALLATIN ROAD AND OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD…..TRAFFIC WILL BE DOWN TO ONE LAND DURING WORKING HOURS AND MOTORISTS
SHOULD EXPECT DELAYS……



FATAL
08/19/19

AN ACCIDENT IN SMITHS GROVE FRIDAY NIGHT…..ON GLASGOW ROAD…..CLAIMED A LIFE……

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  SAYS  AN S-U-V DRIVEN BY 49 YEAR OLD CHAVEZ REED OF CAVE CITY   SIDE SWIPED A TRACTOR
OPERATED BY JOSHUA TEST OF SMITHS GROVE….

THE S-U-V LEFT THE ROADWAY….OVERTURNED   AND STRUCK A FENCE AND TREE EJECTING REED WHO DIED AT THE SCEHED….HIS PASSENGER  
ANGELA HATCHER OF HORSE CAVE  WAS FLOWN TO A HOSPTIAL…..
AND TEST WAS TREATED FOR MINOR INJRIES……



SPORTS
08/19/19

THE LADY PATROT VOLLEYBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO EDMONSON COUNTY……
THE J-V SOCCER TEAM GOES TO RUSSELLVILLE…..
AND THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  GOLF TEAMS  ARE AT HOME  TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY……..







BACK PACK PROGRAM
08/16/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS….FAMILY RESOURCE AND YOUTH SERVICE CENTERS BACKPACK  PROGRAM…..HAS RECEIVED A GENEROUS  
DONATION OF FOOD SUPPLIES FROM THE   ALLEN COUNTY FARM SERVICE AGENCY  AND THE  NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATON SERVICE……….
THE DONATIONS  WERE MADE  POSSIBLE THROUGH THE  U-S-D-A’s……FEDS FEED FAMILIES PROGRAM……

THE BACK-PACK PROGRAM PROVIDES FOOD TO STUDENTS OVER THE WEEK-ENDS…..SCHOOL STAFF PREPARE BACK-PACKS OF FOOD ITEMS AND
DISTRIBUTE THEM TO STUDENTS ON FRIDAYS……HELPING YOUNGSTERS STAY NOURISHED EACH WEEK-END DURING THE SDHOOL YEAR……



TOURISM UP
08/16/19

KENTUCKY TOURISM OFFICIALS AY MORE  PEOPLE VISITED THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..AND SPENT MORE MONEY…..

VISITOR TRIPS TO AND WITHIN  KENTUCKY  WERE ALMOST 72-MILLION….AS  VISITOR SPENDING ROSE TO NEARLY SEVEN-POINT-SIX BILLION
DOLLARS…..WHICH WAS UP FOUR-PERCNET FROM THE PRIOR YEAR…..AND A 21-PERCENT SINCE  SIDNE TWENTY-13…….

THE TOURISM INDUSTRY’S ECONOMIC IMPACT IN THE COMMONWEALTH   WENT FROM   10-POINT-NINE  BILLION DOLLARS IN TWENTY-17  TO  11-POINT-
TWO BILLION IN TWENTY-18…..
AND GENERATED ALMOST 95-THOUSAND JOBS  AND 787-MILLION DOLLARS IN  STATE AND LOCAL TAXES……



WKU AGREEMENT
08/16/19

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY   AND  SOMERSET COMMUNITY COLLEGE ARE PARTERING   ON THEIR NEW….UNIVERSITY CENTER OF SOUTHERN
KENTUCKY…….

THE  “UNIVERSITY CENTER”   WILL ALLOW THOSE THAT LIVE IN AND AROIUND SOMERSEST THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMPLETE  THEIR FULL BACHELOR’
S DEGREE LOCALLY…..WITHOUT HAVING  TO ATTEND A TYPICAL FOUR-YEAR UNIVERSITY……

STUDENTS   WILL COMPLETE THEIER ASSOCIATE DEGREE AT SOMERSET COMMUNITY COLLEGE……AND THEN COMPLETE THEIR BACHELOR’S
DEGREE AT WESTERN……



HAMPTON SUIT
08/16/19

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JENEAN HAMPTON HAS SUED GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN….. AND THE PERSONNAL CABINET…..CLAIMING HIS ADMINISTRATION
DIDN’T HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO DISMISS TO OF HER HREE STAFFERS….

THE SUIT ASKS THE COURT TO DECLARE HAMPTON……AS A CONSTITUTIONALLY ELECTED OFFICE OF THE STATE……IS EMPOWERED BY LAW TO
APPOINT STAFF TO HER OFFICE AND TO BLOCK THE GOVERNOR FROM INTERFERING WITH HER APPOINTMENT POWER……

A HEARING ON THE SUIT IS SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY……



SPORTS
08/16/19

FOLLOWING THE CRASH OF HIS PRIVATE PLANE YESTERDAY…..DALE EARNHARDT-JUNIOR WILL TAKE THE  WEEK-END OFF FROM BROADCASTING TO
BE WITH HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTER….AFTER THEIR PLANE  MADE A CRASH LANDING YESTERDAY NEAR THE BRITOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY…..

TWO PILOTS AND THE COUPLE’S  DOG WERE ALSO ON BOARD THE AIRCRAFT AT THE TIME OF THE CRASH……







MOTTO
08/15/19

A NEW STATE LAW REQUIRES KENTUCKY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO DISPLAY THE MOTTO….IN GOD WE TRUST……AND ONE SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS
RESPONDED WITH FRAMED COPIES OF ONE-DOLLAR BILLS…..

AS ALL SCHOOLS IN THE FAYETTE COUNTY DISTRICT HAVE BEEN PROVIDED THE FRAMED COPY TO  DISPLAY…….

REPRESENTATIVE BRANDON REED……WHO SPONSORED THE LEGISLATION…..SAYS HE’S DISAPPOINTED TO SEE SCHOOLS “SPEND TIME
SEARCHING FOR SILLY LOOPHOLES…..AS THE LAW PASSED WITH BROAD  SUPPORT……



UOFL TO PURCHASE JEWISH
08/15/19

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE TRUSTEES HAVE APPROVED THE SCHOOL’S  PURCHASE OF FINANCIALLY AILING JEWISH HOSPITAL…..AND OTHER
ASSETS OF KENTUCKY-ONE-HEALTH…….

AS PART OF THE PURCHASE…..THE COMMONWEALTH  PLEDGED  A 50-MILLION DOLLAR LOAN….HALF OF WHICH WOULD BE FORGIVEN IF JOB
RETENTION  AND OTHER  CONDITIONS ARE MET……



BOLES
08/15/19

74 YEAR OLD LORETTA  SPROWL  BOLES OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED TUESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI)
AFTERNOON AT ONE  AT THE FOUNTAIN RUN  CHURCH OF CHRIST WITH BURIAL IN TRACY CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS
AFTERNOON (THURS) AT  FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME….AND AFTER NINE TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT THE CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SERENA AND JIM BEAM OF WEST VIRGINIA….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BRENT AND
JULIE OF TENNESSEE AND SCOTT AND CINDY OF FOUNTAIN…..AND TWO BROTHERS; JIMMY SPROWL OF GLASGOW AND BOBBY SPROWL AND
BRENDA HUNT OF FOUNTAIN RUN……EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
08/15/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM  ENTERTAINS GREENWOOD….
AND THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM TAKES ON EDMONSON COUNTY IN A SCRIMMAGE AT PATRIOT FIELD……







WEST NILE
08/14/19

THE LOUISVILLE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS THEY HAVE DETECTED THE WEST NILE VIRUS IN MOSQUITOES…..FOUND IN SURVEILLANCE
TRAPS…..IN ONE SECTION OF THE CITY…..

THEY’RE ADVISING  ALL RESIDENTS   TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS  THAT INCLUDE WEATING INSECT REPELLENT OUTDOORS  AND REMOVING STANDING
WATER NEAR HOMES…..

NO  HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN LOUISVILLE…..
LAST YEAR THERE WERE FOUR HUMAN CASE AND NO DEATHS…..



GRIMES TRIAL
08/14/19

THE FEDERAL TRIAL OF THE FATHER OF KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES BEGAN YESTERDAY…..

JERRY LINDRGAN IS ACCUSED OF  FUNNELING CORPORATE MONEY  INTO HIS DAUGHTER’S   UNSUCCESSFUL  TWENTY-14  “U-S”   SENATE
CAMPAIGN  WHICH IS A VIOLATION N OF FEDERAL LAW…..

THE TRIAL IS EXPECTED TO LAST ABOUT FOUR WEEKS……



TRUMP IN KY
08/14/18

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP WILL BE IN THE COMMONWEALTH  NEXT WEEK…..

WHERE HE WILL SPEAK   TO  THE NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE VETERANS GROUP…AMVETS……AND ALSO HEADLINE A FUNDRAISER IN SUPPORT
OF GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S REELECTION CAMPAIGN…..

BOTH EVENTS  WILL TAKE PLACE IN LOUISVILLE……



PIKEVILLE MAN ARRESTED
08/14/19

PENTAGON POLICE ARRESTED A KENTUCKY MAN AFTER HE ARRIVED AT THE FACILITY WITH A MACHETE….SHOT-GUN….A BOX OF SHELLS….AND
BOURBON……

CHARLES LAWSON OF PIKEVILLE TOLD AUTHORITES HE HAD DRIVEN ALL NIGHT TO ATTEND TO…..LIBERTY BUSINESS…..

LAWSON HAD BEEN DRINKING ALL DAY…..AND A BACKGROUND CHECK FOUND HE DOES HAVE A HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS……



DEATH INVESTIGATION
08/14/19

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF A RUSSELLVILLE MAN…..

THE BODY  OF 23 YEAR OLD AUSTIN PECK WAS FOUND EARLY MONDAY MORNING ON SYLVIA WAY…….



SPORTS
08/14/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS PLAY IN KANSAS CITY……
THE BRAVES HOST THE METS……
THE REDS  TAKE ON THE NATIONALS IN WASHINGTON…..

AND THE HOT RODS RETURN TO BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK TO TANGLE WITH  DAYTON…..







HEAT ADVISORY
08/13/19

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICES HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY WHICH WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY UNTIL SIX TONIGHT….

TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 90s….AND HEAT INDICES IN THE 105 TO 108 DEGREE RANGE ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON….

THE ELEVATED HEAT INDICES WILL IMPACT THOSE WHO ENGAGE IN PROLONGED OUTDOOR WORK OR OTHER ACTIVITIES…..

ALSO….CAR INTERORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES……NEVER LEAVE PETS…..CHILDREN…..OR THE ELDERLY
UNATTENED IN PARKED VEHICLES…..
AND MAKE SURE YOU PETS AND ANIMALS HAVE PLENTY OF SHADE AND WATER……



MAMMOTH CAVE CLOSURE
08/13/19

A SECTION OF MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK  IS CLOSING…..AND WILL BE CLOSED FOR MORE THAN A YEAR FOR RENOVATIONS….

A TWO MILE SECTON OF THE CAVE  .GOING  FROM THE SNOWBNALL ROOM TO GRAND CENTRAL STATON…..WILL CLOSE  THIS FALL AND IS EXPECTED
TO BE CLOSED FOR  18-MONTHS…..
THE DIRT AND STONE FLOOR HAVE BECOME DEGRADED…..AND THE PROJECT  WILL MAKE THE PATH SMOOTHER AND MORE DURABLE…..WHILE
MAKING THE STEP AND HANDRAILS MORE USER-FRIENDLY……

THE GRAND AVENUE  AND WILD CAVE TOURS WON’T BE AVAILABLE FOR THE ENTIRE CLOSURE……WHILE OTHER TOURS WILL BE CLOSED FOR ONLY
PART OF THE RENOVATION……








ROAD CONSTRUCTION
08/12/19

A NUMBER OF ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS WILL BE CONTINUING IN SCOTTSVILLE AND ALLEN COUNTY  THIS WEEK…..
A PROJECT TO REPLACE  THE BRIDGE ON OLD GLASGOW ROAD….OVER BAYS FORK……IS SET TO BEGIN  WITH A LONG-TERM CLOSURE……THE
BRIDGE  IS NOW SET TO CLOST THIS   WEDNESDAY THE 14TH  INSTEAD OF TODAY…..AND WILL REMAIN CLOSE   FOR 45-DAYS……THE DETOUR WILL
UTILIZE 31-E AND MAXWELL DRIVE…..

CREWS WILL CONTINUE WORKING ON NUTILITY RELOCATIONS AND EXCAVATON FOR A BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AT THE INTER-SECTION OF GALLATIN
ROAD AND  OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD….TRAFFIC WILL BE LANE DURING WORKING HOURS AND MOTOTIS SHOULD EXPECT DELAYS……

ON KENTUCKY NINE-80…..FROM 31-3 TO OLD GALLATIN ROAD…..CREWS WILL BE PRESENT TO PLACE THE FINAL TOUCHES ON THE RESURFACING
PROJECT……

AND ON BROWNSFORD ROAD…..CREWS WILL BE WORKING ON CORRECTIVE WORK FOR THE DURHAM SPRINGS PROJECT…..MOST OF THE WORK
WILL BE OFF THE ROADWAY AND HAVE LITTLE IMPACT ON TRAFFIC……



SPORTS
08/12/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE REDS ARE IN WASHINGTON TO TAKE ON THE NATIONALS……

AND THE HOT RODS PLAY THE LOONS IN GREAT LAKES….







UNITED WAY FUNDING
08/07/19

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY HAS ANNOUNCED  62-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN INVESTMENTS IN EDUCATION……HEALTH….AND SAFETY NET
PROGRAMS IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

13 LOCAL PROGRAMS PROVIDED THROUGH  EIGHT SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL RECEIVE THE ALLOCATED CAMPAIGN DOLLARS…….

TO RECEIVE FUNDING FROM UNITED WAY……PROGRAMS HAD TO ALIGN WITH THE FOUR AREAS DEEMED MOST IMPORTANT BY A COMMUNITY
RESEARCH  PROJECT THAT BEGAN IN TWENTY-12…….WHICH INCLUDED NEARLY FIVE-THOUSAND SURVEYS…..55 COMMUNITY
CONVERSATIONS……AND LARGE AMOUNTS OF SECONDARY DATA………



SOLDIERS RETURN
08/07/19

MORE THAN 140 SOLDIERS FROM THE 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION ARE RETURNING TO FORT CAMPBELL TODAY AFTER NINE MONTHS IN KUWAIT….

DURING THEIR NINE MONTH DEPLOYMENT…..THE SOLDIERS TRANSPORTED SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT THROUGHOUT KUWAIT IN SUPPORT OF  U-S
FORCES……



SPORTS
08/07/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE CARDINALS TAKE ON THE DODGERS IN LAS ANGELES…..
THE BRAVES WIND UP THEIR THREE GAME SERIES  IN MINNESOTA…..


AND THE HOT ROD OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES IN WEST MICHIGAN…..







DOUBLE FATAL-CUMBERLAND
08/06/19

STATE POLICE SAY A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT SUNDAY AFTERNOON….FOUR MILES WEST OF BURKSVILLE ON KENTUCKY-90……CLAIMED TWO
LIVES…..

41 YEAR OLD   SUSAN  HARPER OF EDMONTON WAS TRAVELING  EAST BOUND IN A 1995 GEO TRACKER…..WHEN IT STUCK RUMBLE STRIPS ON THE
RIGHT SHOULDER…….SHE OVER-CORRECTED AND HER  VEHICLE  CROSSED INTO THE PATH OF A TWENTY-11 CHEVY PICK-UP OPERATED  BY 30
YEAR OLD ROBERT HOSTETTLER OF BURKERVILLE….

A PASSENGER IN THE HARPER VEHICLE……42 YEAR OLD JOSPEH CURRY OF EDMONTON  DIED AT THE SCENE  .AND HAPER WAS FLOWN  TO  THE U-K
MED CENTER WHERE SHE LAER DIED…..
HOSTETTLER WASN’T INJURED……



MYERS
08/06/19

68 YEAR OLD NORRIS  “BIG DADDY”  MYERS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN UNION CHAPEL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; GLEN AND LEE ANN……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SANDY AND RUSSELL MILLS…..AND A
BROTHER; EDDIE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN, A GREAT-GRANDCHILD AND A STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
08/06/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE HIDDEN HILL COUNTRY CLUB TO PLAY IN THE MONROE COUNTY INVITATIONAL…….







RICHEY
08/05/19

A MEMBER OF THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT STAFF HAS BEEN NAMED A……HEALTHY KENTUCKY POLICY CHAMPION…..BY THE
FOUNDATION FOR A HEALTHY  KENTUCKY……CAROLY RICHEY…..A NURSE SUPERVISOR…..WAS RECOGNIZED FOR HER WORK TO INCREASE
ACCESS TO HEALTHY FOOD FOR YOUTH……

THE AWARD RECOGNIZES INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS WORKING TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF KENTUCKIANS THROUGH POLICY
CHANGE……AND AS A SIGNATURE PROJECT DURING HER NEARLY 30-YEARS AT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT……SHE HAS TURNED THE  STUDENT….”
VEGGIE  TASTING”   PILOT PROGRAM SHE LAUNCHED INTO A MODEL FOR AN INTEGRATED FARM-TO SCHOOL PROGRAM…….SHE ALSO ORGANIZED
THE…..COMMUNITY HEALTH ACTION TEAM…..WHICH BRINGS TOGETHER VARIOUS REPRESENTATIVES TO ADDRESS FOOD ACCESS ISSUES AND THE
FARM-TO-SCHOOL PROGRAM GREW OUT OF THAT……..

RICHEY  WHO WAS NOMINATED BY MICHELLE HOWELL…..CO-OWNER OF NEED MORE ACRESS FARM……IS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR THE “HEALTHY
KENTUCKY POLICY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR  AWARD WHICH WILL BE ANNOUNCED SEPTEMBER 24TH……



JEB OPEN HOUSE
08/05/19

THE JAMES E. BAZZEL MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HOLD SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADE ORIENTATION  AND OPEN HOUSE TONIGHT…..

SEVENTH  GRADE WILL BE FROM FIVE-15 TO SEVEN-15……
AND EIGHTH GRADE FROM SIX-15 TO EIGHT……



METCALFE SHERIFF DIES
08/05/19

METCALFE COUNTY SHERIFF RICKY BROOKS HAS DIED…..
THE 40 YEAR OLD BROOKS…..WHO WAS DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER IN FEBRUARY TWENTY-18……PASSED AWAY  AT HIS HOME SATURDAY…..

FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW  (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT BUTLER FUNERAL HOME IN EDMONTON…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS CAN BE MADE TO THE  V-A BONE
MARROW TRANSPLANT SECTION IN NASHVILLE……



PARMELE
08/05/19

43 YEAR OLD KIMBERLY LEANN PARMELE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN……FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON THURSDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…. EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; DAVID DUNCAN…..THREE SONS; CODY PARMELE OF TENNESSEE AND SEAN AND JOSHUA DUNCAN BOTH OF
SCOTTSVILLE……A DAUGHTER; KAITLYN DUNCAN OF SCOTTSVILLE……HER GRANDMOTHER; BENITTA  CARLSON OF OREGON……HER FATHER-IN-
LAW AND MOTHER-IN-LAW; LARRY AND ANNETTE DUNCAN OF SCOTTSVILLE……A BROTHER AND SISTER…..AND A HALF SISTER; LONI TENNANT OF
OREGON……



SPORTS
08/05/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM GOES TO THE BOWLING GREEN COUNTRY CLUB TO PLAY IN THE GATOR INVITATIONAL……







NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL
08/02/19

A NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL HAS BEEN INSTALLED AT THE INTER-SECTION OF LOVERS LANE AND MIDDLE BRIDGE ROAD IN BOWLING GREEN…..

THE SIGNAL  WILL BECOME OPERATONAL AT  NINE THIS MORNING  (FRI) AND MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION…..AS THIS IS A NEW SIGNAL TO THE
AREA…….



SMITH
08/02/19

59 YEAR OLD PAMELA DUKE SMITH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (SAT) AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS
AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; GREGORY SMITH…..A DAUGHTER; EMILY DUKE OF TEXAS…..TWO STEP-SONS AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;
ADAM  AND KASSIDY SMITH OF LAGRANGE AND ANDREW SMITH OF BOWLING GREEN…..A STEP-DAUGHTER; EMILY SMITH OF NASHVILLE…..A
BROTHER; WILLIAM CARVER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW;  SANDRA AND ROB HAWKS OF SCOTTSVILLE AND LAURA AND
JOHN STEEL OF ALABAMA….AND A STEP-BROTHER AND STEP-SISTER-IN-LAW; PAUL AND DEBBIE ATWOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
08/02/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO LAKE BARKLEY STATE PARK…..IN CADIZ…..TO PARTICIPATE IN THE  “BEST OF THE WEST TOURNAMENT”…..


UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ATHLETICS DIRECTOR  MICH BARNHART ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY  THAT  THE UNIVERSITY…..WILL NOT…..PUBLIC
ALCOHOL SALES AT ATHLETIC EVENTS THIS SEASON…..

THE DECISION COMES AFTER THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE  REVISED ITS POLICY THIS YEAR TO GIVE SCHOOLS THE CHOICE TO ALLOW
ALCOHOL SALES AT VENUES……

U-K’s  POLICY  APPLIES TO ALL CAMPUS VENUES LIKE…..KROGER FIELD….PROUND PARK….AND DURING  U-K  GAMES AT RUPP ARENA……







TAX RATE
08/01/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN SPECIAL SESSION YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..WITH ONE OF THE MAJOR ITEMS ON THE AGENDA  
BEING A DISCUSSION OF THE PROPOSED TAX RATE…….

THE BOARD WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING…..AUGUST 29TH AT FOUR-30……TO RECEIVE COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE PROPOSED TAX
RATE……



CRAFT CONFIRMED
08/01/19

A GLASGOW NATIVE HAS BEEN CONFIRMED  BY THE  “U-S” SENATE TO SERVE AS THE NATION’S NEXT AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS…..

KELLY KNIGHT CRAFT HAS BEEN SERVING AS AMBASSADOR TO CANADA SINCE TWENTY-17…..BECOMING THE FIRST WOMAN TO HOLD  THAT POST…….

CRAFT IS NO STRANGER TO THE “U-N”…..HAVE BEEN APPOINTED IN  TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN…..BY THEN PRESIDENT  GEORGE W. BUSH…..TO SERVE
AS A     “U-S”  DELEGATE TO THE  “U-N”…..



SPORTS
08/01/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS HOST THE CUBS….
THE BRAVES ARE ON THE ROAD TO CINCINNATI…..

AND THE HOT RODS TAKE ON THE DRAGONS IN DAYTON……


THE N-F-L FOOTBALL SEASON GETS UNERWAY TONIGHT…..
AT THE FALCONS PLAY THE BRONCOS IN THE HALL OF FAME GAME……







LOUISVILLE FUND RAISING
07/31/19

THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE SAYS  IT HAS HAD ITS MOST SUCCESSFUL YEAR SECURING FUNDING FOR RESEARCH……SINCE TWENTY-12…..WITH
MORE THAN 150-MILLION  DOLLARS  BEING RECEIVED FOR PROJECTS…..

THE FUNDING…..WHICH WAS FOR FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-18-19…..WAS AN INCREASSE OF   14-MILLION DOLLARS   FROM THE PREVIOUS FISCAL
YEAR……

SCHOOL FACULTY RECEIVED   950 GRANTS FROM FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENT…..AS-WELL-AS  PRIVATE SOURCES……



BESHEAR PROPOSALS
07/31/19

DEMOCRATIC GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE ANY BESHEAR HAS PROPOSED TERM LIMITS AND A LIFETIME LOBBYING BAN FOR KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS
AS PART OF AN ETHICS PLAN……

UNDER BESHEAR’S PROPOSAL…..STATE REPRESENTATIVES  WOULD BE LIMITED TO FOUR CONSECUTIVE TERMS  AND STATE SENATORS TO TWO
TERMS……

AND HE SAYS THE LIFETIME LOBBYING BAN WOOULD END  A “REVOLVING DOOR”….. IN WHICH EX-LEGISLATORS LOBBY FORMER COLLEAGEUS…
UNDER CURRENT LAW…..LAWMAKERS HAVE TO WAIT TWO YEARS  AFTER LEAVING OFFICE BEFORE REGISTERING AS A LOBBIST…..UNLESS  IT’S FOR
A PUBLIC AGENCY……



BIG FOOT
07/31/19

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK RANGERS ARE INVESTIGATING SHOTS BEING FIRE AT ONE OF THE BACK COUNTY CAMPSITES EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING…..

REPORTEDLY  ONE CAMPER….WHO FIRED THE SHOTS….SAID SOMETHING HAD DESTROYED THEIR CAMPSITE AND THAT THEY WERE IN “BIGFOOT”
COUNTRY….

NO ONE WAS INJURED IN THE INCIDENT……AND MAMMONTH CAVE OFFICIALS SAY THERE ARE NOT ANY ONGOING THREATS TO THE PARK AND IT’S
SAFE TO VISIT……..



ACCIDENT-HART
07/31/19

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN ACCIDENT ON I-65 SOUTHBOUND……AT THE 65-MILE MARKER YESTERDAY……INVOLVING A FIRE TRUCK…….

THE MUNFORDVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD RESPONDED TO AN UNRELATED ACCIDENT……WHEN A TWENTY-19 VOLVO SEMI-TRUCK…..DRIVEN BY
32 YEAR OLD HARDEEP GILL OF ONTARIO….HIT THE REAR DRIVER’S SIDE OF THE FIRE TRUCK CAUSING IT TO OVERTURN….

TWO FIREFIGHTERS WERE TRANSPORTED TO CAVERNA HOSPTIAL WHERE THEY WERE TREAED AND RELEASED….
GILL WASN’T INJURED…..BUT WAS CITED FOR FAILING TO GIVE THE RIGHT-OF-WAY TO AN EMERGENCY VEHICLE AND FAILURE TO GIVE THE RIGHT-OF-
WAY TO A STOPPED  EMERGENCY   VEHICLE…..



SPORTS
07/31/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS HOST THE CUBS…..
THE BRAVES TAKE ON THE NATIONALS IN WASHINGTON…..
THE REDS ARE AT OME TO PLAY THE PIRATES…..

AND THE HOT RODS TANGLE WITH THE DRAGONS IN DAYTON……







SPECIAL SESSION
07/19/19

A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY WILL CONVENE TODAY TO ADDRESS PENSION RELIEF FOR REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES
AND QUASI-GOVENMENTAL AGENCIES FACING SURGING RETIREMENT COSTS…

THE LEGISLATION WOULD SET THE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION RATE….. RETROACTIVE TO JULY FIRST…..AT 49-POINT-47 PERCENT
THE PROCLAMATION  ALSO SETS A…..ONE TIME WINDOW….FOR THE GROUPS TO OPT OUT OF THE KENTUCKY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM BY
JUNE 30TH  20-20….BY PAYING THE ACTUAL COSTS…..BY LUMP-SUM OR INSTALLMENTS….
THE PROPOSAL  WOUILD ALSO GIVE A DISCOUNT TO THOSE AGENCIES IF THEY CHOOSE TO FREEZE THE PENSION BENEFITS OF THEIR EMPLOYEES
AND MOVE THEM   INTO A LESS GENEROUS…..FOUR-OH-ONE-K….RETIREMENT PLAN…..



KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
07/19/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S  JUNE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
WAS FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT…..WHICH WAS UP SLIGHTLY FROM MAY’S FOUR PERCENT……BUT DOWN FROM THE FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT
RECORDED IN JUNE TWENTY-18…..

KENTCKY ADDED  41-HUNDRED  JOBS TO THEIR PAYROLLS IN JUNE….WHICH IS ABOVE  THE AVERAGE MONTHLY CHANGE OF  17-HUNDRED-25
JOBS….. HOWEVER…..THERE WAS ALSO A REDUCTION IN THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WORKING……

ALSO IN JUNE…….THE  “U-S” JOBLESS RATE WAS   THREE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT……WHICH WAS UP  ONE-TENTH OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FROM
MAY……



SPORTS
07/19/19

MORE STUDENTS ARE PARTICIPATING  IN HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS….ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION…..AS 106-
THOUSAND-931 STUDENTS COMPETED IN K-H-S-A-A’s  13-SPORTS AN SIX SPORTS RELATED ACTIVITIES….

THE ADDITON OF SIX  SPORT-ACTIVITIES…..ARCHERY, BASS FISHING, BOWLING, COMPETITIVE CHEER, DANCE, FIELD HOCKEY AND  E-SPORTS….
HELPED BOLSTER NUMBERS…..

WHILE FOOTBALL, BASKETBALL, CROSS COUNTY, GOLF AND SOFTBALL SAW THEIR PARTICIPATION NUMBERS DROP…..







LAW SUIT
07/15/19

A LAWSUIT BY FAMILY  MEMBERS OF THE VICTIMS OF A TWENTY-17 PLANE CRASH IN BARREN COUNTY CLAIMS AN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER DIDN’T
PROVIDE THE PILOT THE SAFEST OPTIONS…..

THE SUIT CLAIMS THE CONTROLLER TOLD PILOT  SCOTT FOSTER TO CLIMB TO THREE-THOUSAND FEET….THROUGH ICING CONTIONS…..INSTEAD OF
TURING AROUND OR LANDING AT THE NEARERST AIRPORT……

FOSTER…..HIS 15 YEAR OLD SON….AND TWO OTHERS DIED IN THE ACCIDENT…..



LAWRENCE
0715/19

79 YEAR OLD GLENN H. LAWRENCE OF THE AMOS COMMUNITY DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL I NEW SALEM CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
10  TOMORROW 9TUES) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF  DONATIONS TO NORTON’S
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL HEART UNIT IN HONOR OF RAYLEE HARSTON…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BETTY LAWRENCE….A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; GLENN-JUNIOR AND PAM OF NORTH CAROLINA…..A DAUGHTER
AND SON-IN-LAWW; RITA AND GORDON BRANHAM OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SISTERS; MAUREEN JOHNSTON OF TENNESSEE AND PATRICIA WHITE OF
ALABAMA……FOUR BROTHERS; TRAVIS OF TENNESSEE, CALEB AND JOE BOTH OF INDIANA AND LEWIS OF FRANKLIN…..AND TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW;
MARTHA BRAWNER OF TENNESSEE AND GENELLE LAWRENCE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDRERN AND EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
07/15/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE PIRATES…..
THE BRAVES OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES IN MILWAUKEE….
THE REDS ARE IN CHICAGO TO TAKE ON THE CUBS…..

AND THE HOT RODS HOSE WISCONSIN….







CARVER
07/12/19

72  YEAR OLD CAROL SIKES CARVER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW
(SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO
HOSPARUS……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; BRO. RICHARD CARVER….A SON; RICKY OF TENNESSEE…..FIVE BROTHERS-IN-LAW; WILLIE, DAVID, JAMES,
ROGER AND GARY CARVER…..AND CHERYL GIBBS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..



PAGE
07/12/19

76 YEAR OLD DELOIS ANN SHIRLEY PAGE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT CENTENNIAL MEDICAL CENTER IN NASHVILLE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST WITH BURIAL IN RANDOLPH/PLEASANT HILL
CEMETERY IN METCALFE COUNTY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON  (FRI) AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME AND
AFTER 10 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOE AND KIM AND JOHN…… AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; AMY AND DON WRAY ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…… AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; ELZIE AND BARBARA SHIRLEY OF ILLINOIS AND ROBERT SHIRLEY OF BOWLING
GREEN……THREE GRANDCHILLDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/12/19

AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY……

THE NASCAR TRIPLE-HEADER WEEK-END CONTINUES AS THE XFINITY SERIES RUNS THE….ALSCO 300……







MCGRATH
07/10/19

A MARINE COMBAT PILOT….WHO NARROWLY LOST A HOUSE RACE TO AN INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..ANNOUNCED
YESTERDAY SHE IS RUNNING FOR THE SENATE SEAT HELD BY MITCH MCCONNELL….

AMY MCGRATH SAYS SHE SEES MOCONNELL AS VULNERABLE BECAUSE OF HIS LENTHY  TENTURE IN WASHINGTON…..HIS STANCE ON HEALTH
CARE….AND HIS ALLEGIANCE TO PRESIDENT DODNALD TRUMP……



KY WIRED
07/10/19

THE COMMONWEALTH’S….KENTUCKY WIRED PROJECT…..HAS REACHED ANOTHER MILE STONE……AS THE LAST OF 20 LOCAL
TELECOMMUNICATIONS HUTS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED….

THE HUTS…..WHICH HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT  NEEDED FOR THE FIBER OPTIC NETWORKE…..ARE LOATED PRIMARILY AT STAGTE
POLICE POSTS AND KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE CAMPUSES…..

THE KENTUCKY WIRED PROJECT IS CONSTRUCTING HIGH-SPEED….FIBER OPTIC CABLE…..IN ALL 120 COUNTIES……



WALKAWAY CAPTURED
07/10/19

AN INMATE WHO ESCAPED FROM A HART COUNTY WORK DETAIL JUST BEFORE NOON YESTERDAY…..WAS CAPTURED LATER….FOLLOW A  PURSUIT…..

STATE POLCIE SAY  A 1986 NISSAN PICKUP  DRIVEN BY CODY DUBREE…..WAS LOCATED IN BARREN CONTY WHERE THE PURSUIT BEGAN…..AND  IT
ENDED IN A CORNFIELD ON THE BARREN/EDMONSON COUNTY LINE……

DUBREE WAS CHARGED WITH THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING-AUTOMOBILE AND ESCAPE……



WIDE LOAD RESTRICTION
07/10/19

A WIDE-LOAD RESTRICTION IS IN PLACE ON A SECTON OF  INTERSTATE-ONE-65….IN BOTH DIRECTIONS….BETWEEN WARREN AND BUTLER
COUNTIES….

NORTHBOUND WIDE LOADS….WIDER THAN NINE-FEET…..SHOULD USE  EXIT-SEVEN IN WARREN COUNTY…..WHILE SOUTHBOUND LOADS….WIDER
THAN NINE-FEET…. SHOULD USE EXIT-26 IN BUTLER COUNTY…..

A PROJECT TO PREPARE I-ONE-65 FOR A MAJOR RESURFACING PROJECT IS UNDERWAY…..AND THE REASON FOR THE WIDE-LOAD RESTRICTIONS…..



BLOOD SHORTAGE
07/10/19

FOLLOWING THE LONG FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY……THE AMERICAN RED CROSS IS EXPERIENCING A BLOOD SHORTAGE….

TIFFANY TAYLOR TELLS NEWSWATCH THE RED CROSS HAS ONLY A THREE-DAY SUPPLY OF MOST BLOOD TYPES……SHE SAYS A LACK OF DONATION
EVENTS IN EARLY JULY  HIGHTENED THE SHORTAGE…..FOLLOWING  A SLOW DONATION MONTH IN JUNE…..

ANYONE INTERRESTED IN DONATING BLOOD CAN USE THE…..FIND A DRIVE…. SERVICE ON THE RED CROSS WEBSITE…..
AND YOU CAN  ALSO MAKE APPOINTMENTS TO DONATE BLOOD ON THE SAME WEBSITE……



GENTRY
07/10/19

54 YEAR OLD TONY FRANKLIN GENTRY OF MOUNT HERMAN DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT YOKLEY/TRIBLE FUNERAL  HOME IN TOMPKINSVILLE WITH BURIAL IN BETHLEHEM CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BETH GENTERY…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LA;W JONI AND WESLEY DISMON OF FOUNTAIN RUN….AND A SON; BUD OF
MOUNT HERMAN….. FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/10/19

THE PATRIOT  BASKETBALL THREE-DAY…..COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE SUMMER CAMP….BEGINS TODAY AND RUNS THRU FRIDAY….FROM EIGHT
UNTIL NOON EACH DAY…..

THE CAMP IS FOR ALL BOYS WHO WILL BE IN PRESCHOOL THRU EIGHTH GRADE FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR…..

AND FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH WILL BE AVAILABLE EACH DAY OF CAMP……







CITY COUNCIL
07/09/19

LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING BEGAN WITH AN UPDATE ON THE NEW   “SCOTTSVILLE TRANSIT BUS”….RIDERSHIP CONTINUES
TO INCREASE WITH YESTERDAY HAVING  THE MOST RIDERS SINCE THE SERVICE BEGAN  JULY FIRST…..
RECENTLY……THE PLANNING COMMISSION DENIED A ZONE CHANGE REQUEST FOR THE TURNER RESIDENCE…..LOCATED ON CHERRY STREET….
FROM SINGLE FAMILY TO BUSINESS-TWO  SO  IT COULD BECOME A “VENUE”….AND LAST NIGHT  THE COUNCIL HAD TO VOTE ON THE COMMISSION’S
ACTIONS…..

AND ON A VOTE OF  FOUR-ONE-AND-ONE….THE COUNCIL UPHELD THE PLANNING COMMISSION…..
FOLLOWING SEVERAL PHONE CALLS…..THE COUNCIL ALSO DISCUSSED ESTABLISHING  A  “FIREWORKS”  ORDINANCE BEFORE THE NEXT FOURTH OF
JULY……




SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM
07/09/19

AGAIN THIS SUMMER…..THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS PARTICIPATING IN THE SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM…..WHICH PROVIDES
FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH TO THOSE 18 AND UNDER…..

AND TODAY…..ANOTHER SITE WILL BEGIN  SERVING LUNCH…..

THE  ALLEN COUNTY PUBIC LIBRARY WILL SERVE LUNCH FROM  11-30 TO 12-30….ON JULY  NINTH…..11TH…..16TH……18TH…..AND  25TH……



ARREST
07/09/19

GLASGOW  POLICE ARRESTED TWO SCOTTSVILLE MEN FOLLOWING A TRAFFIC STOP…..

26 YEAR OLD STEVEN PAYNE AND JUSTIN CARTER WERE BOTH CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH….
AND CARTER WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..



SPORTS
07/09/19


THE ALL-STAR GAME RETURNS TO CLEVELAND TONIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1997…..AND THE AMERICAN LEAGUE WILL TRY TO CONTINUE
THEIR DOMINANCE OF THE MID SUMMER CLASSIC…..
AS THEY’VE WON THE LAST SIX IN A ROW…..AND 18 OUT OF THE LAST 22 ALL-STAR GAMES……







GREEN RIVER FERRY CLOSING
07/08/19

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK’S   PLANNED CLOSURE OF THE GREEN RIVER FERRY CROSSING AND GREEN  RIVER FERRY ROAD……SCHEUDLED
TO BEGIN TODAY…..HAS BEEN DELAYED UNTIL AT LEAST NEXT MONDAY…..JULY 15TH…..

HOWEVER…..THE DELAY WILL NOT AFFECT THE CONSTRUCTIONS PROJECT’S END DATE WHICH   REMAINS  NOVEMBER 15TH…..

THE PROJECT WILL EXTEND THE CURRENT VEHICLE ACCESS RAMPS INTO THE GREEN RIVER  BY 30-FEET…..WHICH SHOULD ALLOW THE FERRY
BOAT TO OPERATE DURING PERIODS OF LOW WATER LEVEL…..



THOROUGHBRED RETIREMENT
07/08/19

A GEORGETOWN  THOROUGHBRED RETIREMENT ORGANIZATION IS CLOSING ITS FACILITY AT  KENTUCKY DOWNS IN FRANKLIN…..

“OLD FRIENDS”  OFFICIALS SAY THE  FRANKLIN DIVISION WILL CLOSE AT THE END OF JULY…..AND THE SEVEN RETIREES WILL BE RETURNED TO
GEORGETOWN……

THE FRANKLIN LOCATION OPENED IN JUNE OF TWENY-15….AND TOURS WERE SCHEDULED AND CONDUCTED BY  STAFF AT THE SIMPSON COUNTY
TOURISM OFFICE…..



BANK ROBBERY PLEA
07/08/19

A KENTUCKY MAN HAS REACHED A PLEA AGREEMENT AND PLEADED GUILTY TO FOUR COUNTS OF BANK ROBBERY…..

47 YEAR OLD DECORISE MAJOR WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY 20-THOUSAND-618 DOLLARS IN RESTITUTION AND SERVE A YET TO BE DETERMINED
PRISON SENTECE…..WHICH COULD TOTAL 80-YEARS…..

IN TWENTY-16…..QWEMAJOR ROBBED BANKS IN SCOTTSVILLE….ELIZABETHTOWN…. AND BANKS IN INDIANA AND TENNESSEE…..



HART-FATAL
07/08/19

AN ACCIDENT ON I-65…..EARLY SATURDAY MORNING IN  HART COIUNTY…..CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A WISCONSIN MAN…..

STATE POLICE  SAY A TWENTY-18 IMPALA….DRIVEN BY 56 YEAR OLD TODD DAVENPORT….LEFT THE ROADWAY….CROSSED BACK OVER ALL NORTH
BOUND LANES….STUCK A CONCRETE BARRIER WALL AND OVERTURNED AT LEAST ONCE….

DAVENPORT DIED AT THE SCENE AND A PASSENGER WAS TRANSPORTED TO HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL…..



I-65  LANE CLOSURE
07/08/19

A LANE CLOSURE ON  I-65 NORTHBOUND….BETWEEN MILE POINT SIX-POINT-FIVE AND MILE POINT EIGHT IN SIMPSON COUNT WILL BEGIN TODAY….

THE CLOSURE WILL BE IN PLACE FOR APPROXIMALTEY 10-DAYS WHILE CREWS REPAIR A DRAINAGE ISSUE IN THE AREA….

THE LEFT LANE WILL BE CLOSED….A BARREIR WALL WILL BE IN PLACE….AND THE SPEED LIMIT WILL BE LOWERED TO  55 MILES-PER-HOUR……



SPORTS
07/08/19

AT THE MEN’S WORLD CUP…..

IN SEMI-FINAL ACTION……

MEXICO DEFEATED THE U-S-A  ONE TO NOTHING…..


AND AT THE WOMEN’S WORLD CUP…..

THE U-S A  WON THEIR FOURTH WORLD CUP…..AND THE SECOND IN AROW…. AS THE DEFEATED THE NETHERLANDS TWO TO NOTHING…..







PENSION REFORM
07/05/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAYS HE HAS THE V OTES TO PASS A PENSION REFORM PLAN FOR KENTUCKY’S REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER QUASI-
GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES……

HE  WANTED TO CALL A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE THE START OF THE NEW FISCAL YEAR ON JULY FIRST….BUT  SAYS
SINCE  BILLS AREN’T DUE UNTIL AUGUST…..THERE IS STILL TIME…..

DEMOCRATS  SAY IT WOULD TAKE A SUPER-MAJORITY OF LEGISLATORS TO PASS THE LEGISLATON…..SINCE THE KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION
REQUARES THAT FOR APPROPRIATION MEASURES   DURING A NON-BUDGET YEAR….BUT BEVIN  MAINTIANS THAT’S NOT THE CASE…..



JIM BEAM FIRE
07/03/19

A FIRE  HAS DESTROYED A MASSIVE  “JM BEAM” WAREHOUSE….IN WOODFORD COUNTY….THAT CONTAINED ABOUR 45-THOUSAND BARRELS OF
AGING BURBON….. ANOTHER WAREHOUSE ALSO CAUGHT FIRE….BUT DAMAGE WAS CONTAINED TO THE EXTERNAL STRUCTURE…..

OFFICIALS  SAY THE BOURBON LOST WAS A RELATIVE “YOUNG WHISKEY”…..AND WILL NOT IMPACT THE AVAILABILITY OF JIM BEAM TO CUSTOMERS…..



ARREST
07/05/19

A BOWLING GREEN MAN IS FACING DRUG CHARGES FOLLOWING AN INVESTIGATION BY THE BOWLING GREEN/WARREN COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE
AND THE  U-S POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE…..

19 YEAROLD JACOB EMBRY WAS ARRESTED AT HIS RESIDENCE ON CREASON STREET FOLLOWING THE EXECUTION OF A  SEARCH WARRANT….



CHRISTIAN GUILTY PLEA
07/05/19

A FORMER CHRISTIAN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL BAND DIRECTOR HAS  PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO  RAPE CHARGES INVOLVING A STUDENT….AND HIS
WIFE…A FORMER ASSISTANT COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY….HAS PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO WITNESS TAMPERING….

JORDAN PEVELER AND HIS WIFE…..HANNAH…..WERE ARRAIGNED WEDNEADAY IN CHRISTIAN CIRCUIT COURT…..



SPORTS
07/05/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE BRAVES POUNDED THE PHILLIES  12 TO SIX…..
THE CARDINALS GOT PAST THE MARINERS  FIVE TO FOUR…..
THE REDS SHUT OUT THE BREWERS  ONE TO NOTHING….

AND THE HOT RODS DEFEATED DAYTON FOUR TO TWO…..







MAMMOTH CAVE INPUT
07/03/19

NOW THRU JULY 30TH…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK IS SEEKING PUBLIC INPUT ON ITS PROPOSED CAVE AND KARST  MANAGEMENT PLAN….

THE PLAN IS AVABILE FOR VIEWING ON LINE AT…..PARK-PLANNING-N-P-S-DOT-GOV….
OR COMMENTS WILL ALSO BE ACCEPTED AT PUBLIC MEETINGS TO BE HELD JULY 16 AT THE CAVE CITY CONVENTION CENTER  AND JULY 18TH AT THE
EDMONSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY…..

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK TWO-MILLION VISITORS EACH…..WITH ABOUT 500-THOUSNAD OF THOSE TAKING A CAVE TOUR……



FANCY  FARM
07/03/19

IT’S ONLY  A MONTH TO THE FANCY FARM PICNIC…..AND BOTH CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR SAY THEY WILL ATTEND THIS YEAR’S EVENT….

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND ATTORNEY GENERL ANDY BESHEAR HAVE TRADED INSULTS FOR YEARS…..

THE YEAR’S EVENT……SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST THIRD….IS THE TRADITIONAL START OF THE GENERAL-ELECTION CAMPAIGN SEASON……



FIRE WORKS DISPLAYS
07/03/19

THE FOURTH OF JULY MEAN FIREWORKS…..AND MANY INDIVIDUALS WILL BE HAVING THEIR OWN BACKYARD DISPLAY……

THERE ARE A NUMBER OF FIREWORKS DISPLAYS SCHEDULED IN SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY……
TONIGHT……THUNDERFEST WILL BE TAKING PLACE AT THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM….THERE ARE ALSO FIREWORKS SCHEUDLED FOR PLUM
SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH  AND CALVERY BAPTIST CHURCH  IN BOWLING GREEN….AND JELLYSTONE PARK IN CAVE CITY….
TOMORROW….THE HOT RODS AND BARREN  RIVER  STATE PARK  WILL HAVE CELEBRATIONS……AND KEEP IN MIND THERE WILL NOT BE A
FIREWORKS DISPLAY AT DUMONT HILL THIS YEAR…..
FRIDAY…..THE K-O-A  CAMPGROUND IN HORSE CAVE   AND SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH IN BOWLING GREEN WILL HAVE FIREWORKS…..






4TH OF JULY CLOSINGS
07/03/19

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY…..
THE JUDGE EXECUTIVES OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW AND FRIDAY…..
THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW AND CLOSED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY…..
THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW…..OPEN FRIDAY….AND CLOSED SATURDAY

COUNTY CLERK, CIRCUIT CLERK AND PVA OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW…..
STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY…..
ANIMAL SHELTR, ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY AND ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ALL CLOSED TOMORROW…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND TOMORROW’S TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP FRIDAY….

CORE OPEN TOMORROW FROM FIVE-30 TO FOUR-30 AND BOTH POOLS WILL CLOSE AT FOUR…..





SPORTS
07/03/19

AT THE WOMEN’S WORLD CUP YESTERDAY….

THE U-S-A DEFEATED ENGLANG TWO TO ONE….
THEY WILL NOW TAKE ON THE WINNER OF TODAY’S NETHERLAND/SWEDEN MATCH IN THE WORLD CUP FINALS SUNDAY…..

IN THE MEN’S WORLD CUP….

THE U-S-A  PLAYS JAMAICA IN SEMI-FINAL ACTION IN NASHVILLE TODAY……







BEST RUN CITIES
07/02/19

KENTUCKY’S TWO LARGEST CITIES FARED WELL IN A REPORT ON THE  “BEST AND WORST RUN CITIES IN AMERICA”…..RELEASED BY WALLET-HUB-
DOT-COM….

LEXINGTON RANKED FIFTHE OVERALL IN A SURVEY OF THE TOP 150-CITIES IN THE UNITED STATES…..WHILE LOUISVILLE FINISHED 28TH…..

TO MAKE THE DETERMINAITON…..WALLET-HUB DEVELPED A  “QUALITY OF CITY SERVICES” SCORE…..COMPRISING OF 37-KEY PERFORMANCE
INDICATORS  GROUPED INTO SIX  CATEGORIES…..THAT WAS THEN MEASURED  AGAINST THE CITY’S TOTAL  PER-CAPITA  BUDGET…..

NAMPA-IDAHO….A CITY OF JUST UNDER 82-THOUSAND PEOPLE….EARN THE NUMBER SPOT OVERALL……WHILE WASHINGTON D-C FINISHED LAST
AMONG THE 150-CITIES IN THE SURVEY……



DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME BILL
07/02/19

A BILL HAS BEEN PRE-FILED FOR THE 20-20 GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT WOULD MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME…..PERMANENT YEAR-ROUND IN THE
COMMONWEALTH…… HOWEVER…..THE BILL WOULD ONLY “KICK-IN”   IF CONGRESS PASSES A FEDERAL LAW ALLOWING STATES TO OBSERVE
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME YEAR-ROUND….

IF APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..KENTUCKY WOULD JOIN MORE THAN A DOZEN OTHER STATES THAT HAVE PASSED SIMILAR LAWS…..

TENNESSEE HAS ALREADY PASSED A BILL TO MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME PERMANENT……



CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE
07/02/19

THE CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE PROGRAM…..FOMERLY LOCATED AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..IS MOVING TO SIMPSON COUNTY SCHOOLS….
AS  L AST APRIL….WESTERN NOTIFIED ITS PARTNERS THAT IT HAD ENDED ITS AGREEMENT WITH THE CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE TO  OPERATE AT W-K-
U…..

SIMPSON COUNTY SCHOOLS WERE ONE OF THE FIRST  DISTRICTS TO PARTNER  WITH THE INSTITUTE BACK IN TWENTY-10…..
THEY HAVE A TEACHER IN EACH OF THEIR SCHOOLS IN THE COUNTY…..AND PURCHASED THE  “BEASLEY HOUSE”  WHICH IS COMMITTED TO
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION……



SPORTS
07/02/19

THE  U-S-A  WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM TAKES ON ENGLAND……WITH THE WINNER MOVING ON TO THE WORLD CUP FINALS ON SUNDAY……







SVILLE TRANSIT
07/01/19

THE NEW  CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE……TRANSIT BUS…..IS BEGINNING OPERATION TODAY…..

THERE ARE CURRENTLY 23-SCHEDULED STOPS   THAT ARE MARKED WITH SIGNS AND CHANGES…..IF NEEDED…..WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER…..

SERVICE WILL BEGIN EACH WEEKDAY MORNING AT SEVEN AND RUN UNTIL SIX AT NIGHT…EACH RIDE WILL COST ONE TOKEN AND THEY’RE
AVAILABLE AT CITY HALL……



TN CELL PHONE
07/01/19

STARTING TODAY…..TENNESSEE’S NEW   “HANDS-FREE”  LAW GOES INTO EFFECT…..WHICH MAKES IT ILLEGAL TO USE A CELLPHONE WHILE
OPERATING A VEHICLE….

DRIVERS WHO ARE CITED WILL GET THREE POINTS ON THEIR DRIVING RECORD FOR EACH VIOLATION…..PLUS A 50-DOLLAR FINE FOR THE FIRST
OFFENSE….100-DOLLARS FOR THE SECOND OFFENCE….AND 200-DOLLARS FOR THE THIRD OFFENSE…

THER ARE EXCEPTIONS TO THE “HANDS-FREE”  LAW INCLUDING  LAW ENFORCEMENT….CAMPUS OFFICERS……EMERGENCY CREW…..UTILITY
SERVICES…. AND THOSE WHO ARE STOPPED OR PARKED…..



SPORTS
07/01/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY….

THE REDS ARE AT HOME TO OPEN A FOUR GAME SERIES WITH THE BREWERS…..

AND THE HOT RODS ARE IN LANSING TO TAKE ON THE LUGNUTS…..







CONYER
06/27/19

59 YEAR OLD DR. JOHN PAYTON CONYER….D-V-M…..DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT   T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HOLLAND MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL  HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS FATHER; DORAL GLEN CONNER OF HOLLAND…..AND TWO SISTERS; TERESA HOEFLER OF GEORGIA AND JANET CONNER OF
MONTANNA……



PAY RAISES
06/27/19

YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND PERSONNEL SECRETARY THOMAS STEPHENS ANNOUNCED THE FIRST ADJUSTMENT TO THE
COMMONWEALTH’S  SALARY SCHEDULE IN MORE THAN A DECADE……

PROBATION AND PAROLE OFFICERS  WILL BE THE FIRST TO SEE THEIR SALARIES INCREASE  DUE TO THE ADJUSTMENT….

OTHER KENTUCKY AGENCIES  CAN APPLY TO PERSONNAL AND BUDGET OFFICIALS IN SEEKING SALARY ADJUSTMENTS…..AND  STEPHENS SAYS HIGH
TURNOVER RATES WILL BE A KEY FACTOR IN REVIEWING REQUESTS……



SMOKING AGE BILL
06/27/19

A BIPARTISAN BILL THAT WOULD RAISE THE LEGAL AGE TO PURCHASE TOBACCO FROM 18 TO 21…..PASSED A KEY SENATE COMMITTEE YESTERDAY…..

PROPOSED BY SENATOR  MITCH MCCONNELL BACK IN APRIL….THE “TOBACCO-FREE YOUTH ACT”…. WOULD RAISE THE LEGAL AGE NATIONWIDE  
AND…..AND WOULD INCLUDE   E-CIGARETTES AND VAPING DEVICES……



SPORTS
06/27/19

AT THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES…..VANDERBILT DEFEATED MICHIGAN EIGHT TO TWO TO CLAIM  THEIR SECOND WORLD SERIES TITLE….

THEY WERE ALSO NATIONAL CHAMPS IN TWENTY-14…….







FISCAL COURT
06/26/19

THERE WAS A LARGE CROWED ON HAND LAST NIGHT AS ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE TRAMMEL FIRE DEPARTMENT TO HOLD THEIR
MEETING…..
A GROUP OF RESIDENTS WHO LIVE ON  AYRES LANE  TAKJED WITH  COURT ABOUT THEIR CONCERNS  ABOUT THE WIDTH OF THE ROAD…..WHICH IS
13-FEET…..AND A NEW SUBDIVISION THAT IS BEING BUILT……THEY SPOKE OF SAFETY  AND OTHER ISSUES AND JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER
SAID HE WOULD OVERSEE  THE EFFORT TO ADDRESS THEIR CONCERNS…..
FOLLOWING A PRESENTATION BY ROSS-SYNCLAIRE……THE COURT VOTED TO REFINANCE THE BONDS FOR THE JUSTICE CENTER…..
DOUG BOW TOLD THE COURT HE HAD BEEN CONTACTED  BY ANTHEM INSURANCE….. WHO IS THE COUNTY’S NEW HEALTH INSURER…..ABOUT
BUNDLING THE DENTAL INSURACE AND THE COUNTY WOULD RECEIVE A TWO-PERCENT DISCOUNT ON THEIR HEALTH INSURANCE…..HOWEVER…..
IF THAT CHANGE WAS MADE THE DENTIST THAT MOST COUNTY EMPLOYEES USE WOULD NOT BE IN THE NETWORK AND THE COURT TOOK NO ACTION
ON THE PROPOSAL…..THEY THEN APPROVED BUNDLING  THE COUNTY’S  DENTAL…..VISION…..AND LIFE INSURANCE AND PUTTING IT OUT FOR
BID……



JOB CORPS CENTERS
06/26/19

SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL HAS ANNOUNCED THAT KENTUCKY’S THREE JOB CORPS CENTERS WON’T BE CLOSED BY THE FEDERAL
GOVERNMENT…..LAST MONTH…..THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION  ANNOUNCED PLANS TO END NINE JOB CORPS PROGRAMS  NATIONWIDE AND PLACE
OTHER UNDER MANGEMENT  BY CONTRACTORS…..

THE COMMONWEALTH’S THREE JOB CORPS CENTERS ARE LOCATED IN FRENCHBURG…..PINE KNOTT….AND MAMMOTH CAVE…..

THE  CENTERS PROVIDE EDUCATION AND JOB TRAINING TO DISADVANTAGED YOUTH……



SPORTS
06/26/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
THE CARDINALS HOST OAKLAND…..
THE BRAVES TAKE ON THE CUBS IN CHICAGO…..
THE REDS ARE ON THE ROAD TO PLAY THE ANGELS….

AND THE HOT RODS ENTERTAIN GREAT LAKES…..







NEW LAWS
06/25/19

MOST OF THE  BILLS PASSED BY THE TWENTY-19 GENERAL ASSEMBLY ARE TAKING EFFECT THIS THURSDAY…..JUNE 27TH…..

BILLS TAKE EFFECT 90-DAYS AFTER THE GENERAL  ASSEMBLY ADJOURNS….. EXCEPT  FOR THOSE THAT CONTAIN A SPECIFIED DATE…..OR THOSE
THAT CONTAIN AN EMERGENCY CLAUSE…..WHICH TAKES EFFECT AS SOON AS THEY ARE SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOT…..

ACCORDING TO THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION…..DURING TIS YEAR’S 30-DAY SESSION…..786 BILLS WERE INTRODUCES….INCLUDING
263-SENATE BILLS AND 523 HOUSE BILLS…..
IN ALL…..68 SENATE BILLS AND 130 HOUSE BILLS BECAME LAW…..



PENSION PLAN
06/25/19

A PROMINENT KENTUCKY HOUSE DEMOCRAT IS QUESTIONING WHETHER GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ENOUGH VOTES TO “LEGALLY” PASS HIS
PENSION-RELFIE PROPOSAL IN A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION……

REPRESENTATIVE JONI JENKINS SHE’S SHE HEARS THE GOVERNOR HAS LINED UP 51-VOTES FOR HIS PROPOSAL…BUT SHE SAYS THE MEASURE
COULD REQUIRE SUPPORT FROM AT LEAST 60-HOUSE MEMBERS AS AN APPROPRIATO BILL IN A NON-BUDGET YEAR…..

THE GOVERNOR’S CHIEF OF STAFF SAYS THEY HAVE ENOUGH VOTES TO PASS THE PROPOSAL IN A  CONSTITUTIONAL MANNER……



GUILTY PLEA
06/25/19

A BARREN COUNTY WOMAN HAS PLEADED GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT TO MAKING THREATS AGAINST THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY AND GIVING
FALSE STATEMENTS…..

20 YEAR OLD HAILY DUVALL WAS A SOPHOMORE PRE-NURSING STUDENT  AT THE TIME AND A PART-TIME EMPLOYEE OF U-K HEAL CARE WHEN SHE
MADE THE THREATS IN NOVEMBER  OF LAST YEAR….

DUVALL FACES UP TO 10-YEARS IN PRISON AND A 250-THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE…..



WILLOUGHBY
06/25/19

72 YEAR OLD POLLY WILLOUGHBY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME
WITH BURIAL IN DURHAM SPRINGS CEMETERY……VISITAION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS
OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS; SHIRLEY BALDWIN OF WISCONSIN AND CHRISSY COSTELLO OF SCOTTSVILLE……A SON-IN-LAW; MICHAEL
COSTELLO OF SCOTTSVILLE….A BROTHER; JAMES TWOMEY…AND A SISTER; SHIRLY HILL BOTH OF INDIANA……12 GRANDCHILDREN AND 21 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
06/25/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY OAKLAND…..
THE BRAVES TAKE ON THE CUBS IN CHICAGO…..
THE REDS TRAVEL TO LAS ANGELES TO TAKE ON THE DODGERS…..

AND THE HOT RODS RETURN TO BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK TO OPEN A FOUR GAME SERIES WITH GREAT LAKES….







WEATHER FATAL
06/24/19

FRIDAY NIGHT’S SEVERE WEATHER THAT MOVED THROUGH ALLEN COUNTY CLAIMED A LIFE….

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO A CALL OF A PERSON BEING STUCK IN THEIR VEHICLE DUE TO A TREE FALLING ON
IT….

WHEN DEPUTIES ARRIVED…..THEY CONFIRMED THAT  38 YEAR OLD   MICHAEL BIRGE OF SCOTTSILLE  DIED AFTER A TREE FELL ON HIS PICK-UP…….



FUGUTIVE CAPTURED
06/24/19

A FUTITIVE WHO PASSED THROUGH SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY…..AND REMOVED HIS ANKLE MONITOR NEAR SMITHS GROVE…..HAS BEEN
CAPTURED IN OHIO…..

BRYAN CONLEY WAS ARRESTED IN JANUARY FOR ATTEMPTING TO RANSOM THE PARENTS OF A WOMAN FROM TENNESSEE…..

CONLEY WAS TO HAVE APPEARED IN COURT FRIDAY TO FACE A SUPERDEDING INDICTMENT  CHARGING HIM WITH KIDNAPPING, BANK FRAUD,
IDENTITY THEFT AND ADDITIONAL COUNTS OF INTERSTATE THREATENING COMMUNICATIONS…..



TURK
06/24/19

84 YEAROLD PATSY TURK OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HER RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT
THREE-30 AT GOAD  FUNERAL HOME WIH BURIAL IN CEDAR CROSS CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; LARRY AND KATHY…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW’ DONNA AND KELLEY
QUACKENBUSH AND CLARISSA AND RICKY MARTIN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; WILLIE WOOD OF INDIANA…..AND A SISTER; STELLA ELMORE
OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



PATRICK
06/24/19

63 YEAR OLD DONALD  VICTOR PATRICK  DIED FRIDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES)
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT     T-W  CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH PRIVATE BURIAL…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (TUES) MORNING
AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; MICKEY PATRICK…..A DAUGHTER; KAITLYN KEEN OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO SONS; DUSTIN AND DYLON KEEN BOTH OF
SCOTTSVILLE….. A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; RETHA AND ROGER COPAS OF TENNESSEE…..AND A BROTHER;  JIMMY OF CALIFORNIA……



FOX
06/24/19

75 YEAR OLD MARY FOX OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HER RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT ONE
AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CLIFTON CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (TUES) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL
HOME….AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGTERS-IN-LAW; DOUGIE TURNER AND JERRY AND HELEN FANN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GARY AND
JENNIFER FANN OF TENNESSEE…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; SANDRA AND LARRY PEDIGO AND ELIZABETH AND MIKE WATERSON ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE……AND SIX BROTHERS; CHARLES, BOBBY, BILLY, DONNIE, TERRY AND JERRY FOX ALL OF TENNESSEE……24 GRANDCHILDREN AND   
33 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/24/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE BRAVE ARE IN CHICAGO TO TAKE ON THE CUBS….







FATAL-HART UPDATE
06/21/19

STATE POLICE SAY AN  S-U-V…..TRAVELING THE WRONG WAY ON I-65 IN HART COUNTY….CRASHED INTO A GREYHOUND BUS AND SEMI IN A “HEAD-
ON” MANNER YESTERDAY….

THE DRIVER OF THE S-U-V…..37 YEAROLD CHARLES CARTWRIGHT OF LOUISVILLE…. DIED AT THE SCEHE…..
THE OPERATOR  OF THE BUS…..WHO’S IN CRITICAL CONDITION…. AND SIX OF THE  35 PASSENGERS ON THE BUS WERE ALSO INJURED…..
AND THE SEMI-DRIVER AND HIS PASSENGER REFUSED MEDICAL TREATMENT…..



HARWOOD
06/21/19

65 YEAR OLD SHARON HARWOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
12NOON TODAY (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; TOMMY HARWOOD…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MATT AND HEATHER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER AND
SON-IN-LAW; CRYSTAL AND ANDY HENSON OF ALVATON…..AND A SISTER; PRISCILLA GOMEZ OF COLORADO…..FOUR GRANDDHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
06/21/19

AT THE N-B-A DRAFT…..

MURRAY STATE’S  JA MORANT WAS THE SECOND OVER-ALL PICK AND THE FIRST PLAYER  FROM KENTUCKY  SELECTED…..

THEN……KENTUCKY’S  P-J WASHINGTON WAS THE 12TH PICK….TYLER HERO WAS 13TH…..AND KELDON JOHNSON WAS SELECTED 29TH……







FREE LAP TOP
06/19/19

BEGINNING THIS FALL…..EVERY FIRST-TIME….FULL-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENT AT KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY WILL RECEIVE A LAPTOP
COMPUTER……AS PART OF THE NEW…..QUALITY ENHANCEMNT PLAN……WHICH HAS THE GOAL OF EQUIPING STUDENTS WITH THE TECHNOLOGY
SKILLS THEY NEED TO BE READY FOR WORK….

FACULITY HAD NOTICED STUDENT WERE USING THEIR CELL PHONES  FOR CLASS WORK INSTEND OF LAP TOPS…..AND DATA SUGGESTS
DOWNLOADING  TEXTBOOKS ON CELL PHONE…..RATHER THAN ON A LARGER SCREEN….COULD HURT STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT….



NO FOUL PLAY
06/19/19

THE F-B-I  SAYS THEY THINK NO FOUL PLAY WAS INVOLVED IN THE DEATH OF A WOMAN FOUND IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK….THE BODY OF 23
YEAR OLD MARIAH DECRU WAS DISCOVERED IN A CEMETERY ON PARK GROUNDS IN MARCH…

THE AUTOPSY FOUND SHE INGESTED TOO MUCH OF AN ANTIHISTAMINE USED IN CERTAIN TYPES OF ALLERGY  AND SLEEP MEDICATIONS…..THE
MANNER OF DEATH  IS LISTED AS…..“UNDETERMINED”…..BUT AUTHORIES SAY NO FOUL PLAY IS SUSPECTED…..

PARK RANGERS CALLED THE  F-B-I  IN BECAUSE THE BODY WAS FOUND ON NATIONAL PARK PROPERTY…..



SPORTS
06/19/19

THE KENTUCKY  FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION HAS RECOMMENDED A CHANGE TO REGULATIONS  THAT WOULD ALLOW HUNTERS THE OPTION  
OF  COMPLETING THEIR TRAINING THROUGHT A FREE ONLINE COURSE…..RATHER THAN TRAVELING TO A FIRING RANGE FOR IN-PERSON TRAINING….

THE COMMISSION IS ALSO PROPOSING THAT INDIVIDUALS EXEMPT FROM HUNTING LICENSES…..OBTAIN HUNTER EDUCATION CERTIFICATON IF THEY
WERE BORN ON OR AFTER   JANUARY FIRST  TWO-THOUSAND-TWO…..

IF APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THE NEW REGULATIONS WOULD TAKE EFFECT MARCH FIRST OF NEXT YEAR…..







SCHOOL BOARD
06/18/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR FINAL MEETING OF THE FISCAL YEAR YESTERDAY…..
THE BOARD APPROVED A NEW AGREEMENT FOR LEGAL SERVICES WITH ENGLISH… LUCAS….PRIEST….AND OWSELY LAW….RATES WILL INCREASE
BY FIVE DOLLARS AND HOUR FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR  TO  220-DOLLARS AND HOUR….THEN RATES WILL INCREASE ANOTHER FIVE-
DOLLARS PER HOUR FOR THE 20-20…20-21 SCHOOL YEAR……
BUDGET AMENDMENTS TO CLOSE OUT THE CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR WERE APPROVED…..

THE SECOND YEAR OF A THREE YEAR CONTRACT WITH  H ORTHOPEDICS  PLUS WAS APPROVED FOR ATHLETIC TRAINING SERVICES…..AND THE  
SCHOOL NURSE CONTRACT WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT WAS ALSO APPROVED….
THE  DISTRICT ENDED THE SCHOOL  YEAR WITH AN ATTENDANCE RATE  94-POINT-14 PERCENT…..WHICH WAS UP FROM 93-POINT-83 PERCENT THE
PREVIOUS SCHOOL YEAR…..



PLANNING COMMISION
6-18-19

THE SCOTTSVILLE-ALLEN COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT.

JAMES ROBINSON, WHO WAS REQUESTING A ZONE CHANGE FROM A SINGLE FAMILY TO A BUSINESS 2 FOR THE OLD TURNER ANTBELUM HOME AT 215
WEST CHERRY STREET, WAS DENIED. ROBINSON, WHO OVERSEES A TRUST FOR THE PROPERTY WAS REQUESTING THAT THE HOME AND PROPERTY
BECOME AN EVENT VENUE.

A SUBDIVISON PLAT FOR PROPERTY LOCATED OFF PARKVIEW SHORES DRIVE BELONGING TO JIMMY HARSTON OF SCOTTSVILLE WAS APPROVED.
A SUBDIVISON WITH 43 LOTS WILL BE CONSTRUCTED CALLED HIDEAWAY RIDGE.
ANOTHER SUBDIVION PLAT WAS APPROVED, BELONGING TO WAYNE BALLARD. 41 RESIDENTIAL LOTS WILL BE LOCATED OFF PARKVIW SHORES DRIVE.
AND THE NEW BUDGET FOR THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR WAS APPROVED.
THE NEXT MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISION IS JULY 15TH AT 7 P.M.     



PARRISH
06/18/19

65 YEAR OLD HELEN KAY PARRISH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..AND THERE WILL BE NO
VISITATION OR SERVICE AT THIS TIME AS CREMATION WAS CHOSEN……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; DEBBIE AND CHARLES TILLSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; MARSHALL
AND SHANNON GRIZZLE OF INDIANA…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; ZELMA GRIZZLE OF INDIANA AND BONNI DEITZ AND TOMMIE AND
STEVE GOOSTREE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



HIX
06/18/19

87 YEAR OLD DONALD GENE HIX OF SCOTTSILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER THREE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY……

HE’S SURVIVED BYU TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; DEBRA AND RALPH BARANY OF OWENSBORO AND DONNA AND BRYAN BEWLEY OF
BOWLING GREEN….. AND A  BROTHER;  REX OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/18/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
THE CARDINALS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE MARLINS…..
THE BRAVES ENTERTAIN THE METS…..
THE REDS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE RANG

AND THE HOT RODS ARE OFF UNTIL THURSDAY FOR THE WEST/EAST ALL STAR GAME WHICH IS TONIGHT…..







JACKSON RECEPTION
06/17/19

AFTER LEADING THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE PAST 12-YEARS…. SUPERINTENDENT RANDALL JACKSON IS RETIRING AT THE END
OF THE MONTH…. AND THIS AFTERNOON FROM ONE TO THREE…..A RECEPTONS HONORING MR. JACKSON WILL BE HELD AT THE CENTRAL OFFICE….
AND THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND……



LOTTERY SALES
06/17/19

KENTUCKY LOTTERY SALES HAVE TOPPED MORE THANT ONE-BILLION DOLLARS  FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW….

YEAR-TO-DATE SALES THROUGH THE END OF MAY WERE…..ONE-POINT-ZERO-35  BILLION   DOLLARS…..WHICH  IS EIGHT-POINT-ONE PERCENT  
AHEAD OF MAY LAST ONE….AND 13-POINT-NINE MILION DOLLARS AHEAD OF BUDGET……

THIS IS THE EARLIEST  POINT IN A FICAL YEAR FOR SALES TO HIT THE ONE-BILLION DOLLAR MARK……AND THE LOTTERY CREDITS OF SALE FOR THE   
FOR THE MEGA MILLIONS GAME….SCRATCH-OFF TICKETS….AND LOTTERY INSTANT PLAY  FOR THE INCREASE……



ELECTRIC CHARGING STATIONS
06/17/19

THE KENTUCKY PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION HAS ISSUED AN ORDER THAT ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS ARE NOT UTILITIES AND
THEREFORE SHOULD NOT BE SUBJECT TO REGULATION…..

ACCORDING TO THE P-S-C…..THE RULING  IS TO REMOVE ANY AMBIGUITY OVER THE LEGAL STATUS OF “CHARGING STATIONS”….AND PAVE THE WAY
FOR THE CONSTRUCTION  OF MORE IN THE COMMONWEALTH……

THE AGENCY NOTED IN THE ORDER THAT KENTUCKY HAS LAGGED BEHIND NEIGHBORING STATES IN THE AVAILABLITY  OF PUBLIC  “E-V”  CHARGING
STATIONS WITH ONLY  94 IN THE COMMONWELTH SO FAR….



SUPREME COURT RULINGS
06/17/19

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS RULED THAT LAW ENFORCEMENT CAN BE SUED FOR DAMAGES WHEN THEIR CAR CHASES   LEAD TO THE
DEATH OR INJURY OF A THIRD PARTY…..
THE RULING STEMS FROM AN ACCIDENT IN SCOTT COUNTY  WHEN A DRUG DEALER CRASHED HEAD-ON INTO ANOTHER VHEICLE DHRING A CHASE….
KILLING THE DRIVER…..


AND  THE HIGH COURT ALSO RULED THAT A DAMAGE WAIVER SIGNED BY A PARENT…..AT A TRAMPOLINE PARK…...DOES NOT PROTECT THE PARK
FROM LIABILITY IN THE CASE OF AN INJURED CHILD….
THE COURT SAID THAT THE PUBLIC’S INTEREST IN PROTECTING CHILDREN RENDERS LIABILITY WAIVERS AT FOR-PROFIT OPERATIONS
UNENFORCEABLE…..



SPORTS
06/17/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY….

THE CARDINALS ARE AT  HOME TO PLAY THE MARLINS….
THE BRAVES HOST THE METS…..
THE REDS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE RANGERS…..

AND THE HOT RODS ARE OFF UNTIL THURSDAY FOR THE EAST/WWEST ALL-STAR GAME…….







BOUCHER SELLS HOUSE
06/13/19

THE NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR OF SENATOR RAND PAUL…..WHO WAS CONVICTED OF ATTACKING HIM….HAS SOLD HIS HOME….

RENE BOUCHER PLEADED  GUILTY  LAST YEAR TO ASSAULTING PAUL…..WHO ALSO WON A CIVIL VERDICT AGAINST BOUCHER FOR MORE THAN  582-
THOUSAND DOLLARS…..

FOLLOWING THE SALE….. BOUCHER TURNED 482-THOUSAND DOLLARS OVER TO THE COURT……WHICH WILL BE HELD IN AN ACCOUNT UNTIL THE
CIVIL PROCEEDINGS ARE RESOLVED……



ACCIDENT-WARREN
06/13/19

A  TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON  “U-S 68”….NEAR THE INTER-SECTION WITH STAMPS ROAD IN WARREN COUNTY….SENT ONE PERSON FOR MEDICAL
TREATMENT….

STATE POLICE 41 YEAR OLD JAMES EMBRY OF MORGANTOWN WAS OPERATING A TWO-THOUSAND-SIX  MACK DUMP TRUCK…..AND HE PULLED INTO
THE PATH OF A TWO-THOUSAND-FOUR INTERNATIONAL SERVICE TRUCK DRIVEN  BY 23 YEAR OLD BLAKE  JONES OF BOWLING GREEN….

JONES WAS FLOWN TO SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER…..AN EMBRY REFUSED TREATMENT OR TRANSPORT WHILE ON THE SCENE……



SPORTS
06/13/19

THE TITANS ARE RETIRING THE NUMBERS OF EDDIE GEORGE AND THE LATE STEVE MCNAIR….

THE TITANS  SAY THIS IS HE FIRST TIME AN  N-F-L TEAM HAS RETIRED  EITHER  A NUMBER NINE OR 27….GIVING  THE LEAGE 153 NUMBERS THAT HAVE
BEEN REIRED…...

BOTH NUMBERS WILL BE RETIRED  SEPTEMBER  15TH…..AT THEIR HOME OPENER AGAINST THE   COLTS……







COAL BACK TAXES
06/12/19

COAL COMPANIES TIED TO WEST VIRGINIA GOVERNOR JIM JUSTICE ARE PROMISING TO PAY HUGE PROPERTY TAX DEBTS  OWED  TO SOME EASTERN
KENTUCKY  COUNTIES…..

HARLIN….KNOTT…..MAGOFFIN….AND PIKE COUNTD RECEIVED CHECKS LAST WEEK TOTALING JUST OVER  ONE-MILLION DOLLARS…..ACCORDING TO
THE HERALD-LEADER…..THE JUSTICE ORGANIZATION HAS ALSO PLEDGED TO PAY AN EQUAL AMOUNT OVER THE NEXT SIX MONTHS TO RESOLVE
YEARS OF DELIQUENT TAXES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..



EDMONSON SHOOTING
06/12/19

AN ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING YESTERDAY MORNING IN EDMONSON COUNTY TOOK THE LIFE OF A MALE TEEN….

THE VICTIM WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER   AT BOWLING GREEN….AND FROM THERE WAS  FLOWN TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CETNER…..
WHERE HE LATER DIED…..

THE INVESTIGATION  INTO THE SHOOTING  CONTINUES……



TODD FATAL
06/12/19

A SUNDAY ACCIDENT IN TODD COUNTY CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A LEWISBURG MAN….

AUTHORITES SAY A 1999 NISSAN CAR  DRIVEN BY MICHAEL WRIGHT WAS SOUTHBOUND ON KENTUCKY-ONE-81  WHEN IT LEFT HE ROADWAY….WENT
DOWN AN AMBANKMENT….STRUCK A TREE AND CAUGHT FIRE….



SPORTS
06/12/19

AFTER FIELDING A CO-ED SOCCER TEAM THE PAST TWO SEASONS…..THE JAMES E. BAZZLE MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HAVE BOTH  A BOYS AND GIRLS
TEAM THIS SEASON….

THE SOCCER PROGRAM AT THE CORE….WHICH IS THE FEEDER PROGRAM…. CONTINUES TO GROW  CONTRIBUTING TO THE   HIGHER NUMBBER OF
INTERESTED PLAYERS…..

LAST SEASON THE HIGH SCHOOL LAUNCHED A JUNIOR VARSITY PROGRAM….WITH THE HOPES OF FIELDING A  VARSITY TEAM IN THE NEAR FUTURE…..







CITY COUNCIL
06/11/19

DURING THEIR BUDGET WORKSHOP…..SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSED MAKING  ADJUSTMENTS TO THE WATER AND SEWER RATES…..AND
AT LAST NIGHT’S MEETING THEY   APPROVED AN ANNUAL TWO-PERCENT PRICE ADJUSTMENT…… WHICH WILL BE LOOKED AT   DURING THE BUDGET
PROCESS EACH YEAR FOR POSSIBLE ADJUSTMENT…..
THE IS ALSO CITY IS NOT GIVING A PAY RAISE THIS YEAR…..AND THEY APPROVED A “FLOATING”  DAY OFF FOR EMPLOYEES….

THE COUNCIL ALSO GAVE FINAL APPROVAL TO THE NEW BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF 11-MILLION DOLLARS….
AND APROVED A ZONE CHANGE FROM SINGLE FAMILTY…..TO MULIT-FAMILY….FOR PROPERTY  AT THREE-20 NORTH EIGHTH……



NORRIS
06/11/19

55 YEAR OLD SHANE EUGENE NORRIS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERIVES WILL
BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS WITH MILITARY HONORS…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME….GRAHAM LODGE NUMBER TWO-OH-EIGHT AND SCOTTSVILLE
CHAPTER NUMBER 60 ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR WILL HOLD RITES TOMORROW (WED) NIGHT AT SIX-30…..AND ALL MASTER MASONS WISHING
TO PARTICIPATE SHOLD BE AT THE LODGE AT SIX……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JIMMIE NORRIS….HIS MOTHER; VIRGINIA NORRIS OF SCOTTSVILLE….A BROTHER-IN-LAW; MIKE STINSON AND WIFE
CLARA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE SISTERS-IN-LAW; DIANA STEWARD AND HUSBAND HAROLD OF BOWLING GREEN, TAMMIE CROWE AND
HUSBAND BILLY OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GEORGIA BROWNFIELD OF TENNESSEE……



SPORTS
06/11/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE CARDINALS TAKE ON THE MARLINS IN MIAMI…..
THE BRAVES HOST THE PIRATES…..
THE REDS ARE ON THE ROAD TO CLEVELAND…..

AND THE HOT RODS ARE AT HOME TO  OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES WITH FORT WAYNE…..







CITY COUNCIL
06/10/19

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…..



LOUISVILLE AIRPORT
06/10/19

LOUISVILLE OFFICIALS HAVE UNVEILED NEW BRANDING FOR LOUISVILLE’S  AIRPORT….TO GO ALONG WITH THE RENAMING TO HONOR  MUHAMMAD
ALI……

THE AIRPORT AUTHORYT VOTED IN JANUARY TO CHANGE THE AIRPORT’S NAME TO THE…..LOUISVILLE MUHAMMAND ALI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT….

THEN FRIDAY…..A NEW LOGO WAS UNVEILED…..SHOWING A SILOUETTE  OF  ALI  WITH  ARMS RAISED AGAINST A BUTTERFLY…..



BERRY RECALL
06/10/19

GROCERY STORES OWNED BY KROGER…..ACROSS THE COUNTRY…..ARE RECALLING STORE-LABEL FROZEN BERRIES BECAUSE THEY MIGHT BE
CONTAMINATED WITH  “HEPATITIS-A”……THERE HAVE BEEN NO REPORTED ILLNESSES…..AND THE STORES INCLUSE KROGER…..RALPHS…..FRY’….
FED MEYER AND OTHERS…..

THE RECALLED FRUIT ARE BRANDED….PRIVATE SELECTION…..AND THEY  INCLUDE “FROZEN TRIPLE BERRY MEDLEY” IN THE 16-AND-48-OUNCE
SIZES…..AND “FROZN BLACKBERRIES”  IN A 16-OUNCE PACKAGE….

KROGER HAS REMOVED THE BERRIES FROM STOVE SHELVES AND CUSTOMERS WHO HAVE THEM AT HOME SHOULD NOT EAT THEM…...



LAMB
06/10/19

86 YEAR OLD BARBARA LOUISE LAMB DIED SATURDAY AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY
NATIVE  WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL  OME WITH BURIAL IN WALKER’S CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO
THE CENTER FOR  COURAGEOUS KIDS OR D-A-R…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A BROTER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; STACY AND CONNIE LAMB….AND TWO NIECES; LAUREN AND MOLLY LAMB ALL OF BOWLING
GREEN…..



SPORTS
06/10/19

PATRIOT HEAD FOOTBALL COACH BRAD HOOD HAS INFORMED NEWSWATCH THAT THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL CAMP…..SCHEDULED FOR TODAY AND
TOMORROW….HAS BEEN POSTPONED  DUE TO THE AMOUNT OF RAIN AND POSSIBILITIES OF MORE INCOMING WEATHER…..

THE CAMP WILL BE RESHEDULED  FOR A LATER DATE…..







CCK EXPANSION
06/05/19

A LARGE CROWED WAS ON HAD YESTERDAY…..AS THE CENTER FOR COURAGEOUS KIDS HELD A RIBBON CUTTING FOR THEIR FIRST EXPANSION IN
12-YEARS…..A TREE HOUSE CALL “ADVENTURE LODGE”……WHICH WILL BE USED FOR ART AND MUSIC THERAPY AND NATURE PROGRAM……

C-C-K OFFERS FREE…..YEAR ROUND….CAMPING OPPORTUNITIES   FOR KIDS THAT SUFFER FROM VARIETY  OF ILLNESSES AND
HANDICAPS……CAMPERS FROM 49-STATE AND 14-COUNTIES HAVE BEEN COMING TO THE CENTER FOR THE PAST         10-YEARS…..

NEXT YEAR…..C-C-K   WILL BE OPENING A MINITURE GOLF COURSE……



ELECTION CERTIFICATION DELAYED
06/05/19

KENTUCKY ELECTION OFFICIALS HAVE DELAYED CERTIFYING STATEWIDE PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS…..AFTER THE COMMONWELATH’S CHIEF
ELECTON OFFICIAL IDENTIFIED A SERIES  OF DISCREPANCIES IN VOTE COUNTS…..WHICH WON’T CHANGE ANY OUTCOMES OF LAST MONTH’S
PRIMARY ELECTION……

SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES SAID THE DELAY IS DUE TO A NEW STATE LAW THAT REMOVED MUCH OF HER AUTHORITY OVER
THE STADE BORD OF ELECTIONS……

BUT BOARD CHAIRMAN JOSH BRANSCUM DIDN’T BLAME THE LAW FOR THE CERTIFICATION DELAY……BUT DID SAY THE BOARD  NEEDS TO MAKE
SOME CLARIFICATIONS BEFORE  IT MEETS ON FRIDAY……



KACO DIRECTOR
06/05/19

THE KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES HAS A NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR…..

FORMER SIMPSON COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVE JIM HENDERSON…..WHO HAS SERVED AS DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SINCE  JANUARY OF LAST
YEAR…..WILL ASSUME HIS NEW DUTIES IMMEDIATELY…..

HENDERSON  WAS SIMPSON JUDGE EXECUTIVE FOR FIVE TERMS BEFORE ACCEPTING HIS POSITION WITH THE KA-CO……...



SPORTS
06/05/19

KENTUCKY DEER HUNTERS WILL HAVE A LONGER PERIOD IN THE FIELD…..WITH THEIR CROSSBOWS…..AFTER A PROPOSAL TO EXPAND THE SEASON
WENT INTO EFFECT MAY 31ST…..

THE NEW CROSSBOW SEASON WILL OPEN THE THIRD SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER…. AND CLOSE THE THIRD MONDAY IN JANUARY…..

THIS YEAR’S SEASON WILL BEGIN SEPTEMBER 21ST AND CONTINUE THRU JANUARY 20TH……







GOVERNOR PENSION PLAN
06/04/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAYS HE’S AGREED TO CHANGES TO HIS PENSION-RELIEF PLAN…..IN AN EFFORT TO WIN SUPPORT FROM LAWMAKERS
WHOSE VOTES WOULD BE NEEDED TO PASS IT IN A SPECIAL LEGISLALTIVE SESSION….

BEVIN SAYS HIS PROPOSAL HAS BEEN AMENDED “ON A NUMBER OF FRONTS”…..BUT HASN’T PROVIDED SPECIFICS…..

UNLESS ACTON IS TAKEN…..REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES AND MANY QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES  FACE BALLOONING  COSTS  BEGINNING JULY
FIRST……



MCCRACKEN SHORTFALL
06/04/19

THE NEW FISCAL YEAR IS APPROACHING….AND MCCRACKEN COUNTY IN WESTERN KENTUCKY IS EXPECTED TO HAVE AN 890-THOUSAND DOLLAR  
BUDGET SHORTFALL……

ACCORDING TO THE PADUCAH SUN…..FOR YEARS  THE COUNTY HAS BEEN SPENDING MORE THAN IT BRINGS IN…..COVERING THE COSTS WITH
SAVINGS FROM EARLIER YEARS…..BUT DEPUTY JUDGE-EXECUTIVE STEVE DOOLITTLE SAY HE EXPECTS  HALF OF THE REMAINING  TWO-POINT-EIGHT
MILLION DOLLRS IN SAVINGS TO BE GONE BY THE END OF THIS FISCAL YEAR……

DOOLITLE HAS PROPOSED A   FIVE-PERCENT REDUCTION IN THE PROPOSED BUDGET OF NEARLY  30-MILLION DOLLARS…………



HABEGGER’S MARKET
06/04/19

HABEGGER’S AMISH MARKET IS ONE OF THE 80 CERTIFIED  FARM MARKETS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH  ACCEPTED INTO THE…..TWENTY-19  
KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU  CERTIFIED ROADSIDE FARM  MARKET PROGRAM….

IN JOINING THE ROADSIDE MARKET PROGRAM….HABEGGER’S  HAS COMMITED TO OFFERING  QUALITY PRODUCTS AND SERVICE TO THEIR
CUSTOMERS…..

MARKETS CERTIFIED THROGH THE PROGAM  ARE IDENTIFIED  BY THE ”CORNUCOPIA LOGO”  AND LISTED IN THE  K-F-B  CERTIFIED ROADSIDE FARM
MARKET DIRECTORY…..
THE PROGRAM ALSO PROVIDES COLLECTIVE ADVERTISING…..PROMOTIONAL ITEMS…..EDUCATIONAL TOUR OPPORTUNITIES…..AND OTHER
MARKETING BENEFITS WITH THE INTENT TO INCREASE THE NET FARM INCOME OF MEMBER MARKETS……



FANCY FARM PICNIC
06/04/19

FORMER  K-E-T JOURNALIST AND GLASGOW NATIVE…..BILL GOODMAN….WILL EMCEE THE POLITICAL SPEAKING AT THIS YEAR’S FANCY FARM PICNIC….

THE ANNUAL FUND RAISER……WHICH IS THE KICK-OFF TO THE FALL POLITICAL SEASON…..IS SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST THIRD…….

GOODMAN IS CURRENTLY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE KENTUCKY HUMANITIES COUNCIL…….…



BROWN
06/04/19

31 YEAR OLD CODY ONEAL BROWN OF ALVATON DIED SUNDAY AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITAION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SCHARRE BROWN…..A  SON; LEELAND…..TWO DAUGHTERS; ARIEL AND HANNAH…..HIS MOTHER; DONIATA BROWN…..
HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW; CATHY HAULK…..AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; AL AND STELLA BROWN AND EDWARD AND MICHELLE MURRAY ALL
OF ALVATON….AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; MINDAY RODREGUEZ AND LADONYA AND MARON DAVIS ALL OF BOWLING GREEN……



SPORTS
06/04/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS ARE AT HOM TO PLAY THE REDS….
THE BRAVES ARE ON THE ROAD TO PITTSBURGH……

AND THE HOT RODS OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES IN SOUTH BEND….







SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM
06/03/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS AGAIN PARTICIPATING IN THE “SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM”…..WHICH PROVIDES FREE
BREAKFAST AND LUNCH TO ALL CHILDREN…..18 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER…..REGARDLESS OF RACE…..COLOR…..NATIONAL ORIGIN…..SEX…..OR
DISABILITY…..

THE PROGRAM BEGINS TODAY….AND BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED FROM 7-30 TO    9-30 AT THE HIGH SCHOOL AND FROM 7-30 TO 8-30 AT THE
CORE…..

LUNCH WILL THEN BE SERVED FROM 10-30 TO 12-30 AT THE HIGH SCHOOLL….11-TO 11-25 AT THE HOUSING AUTHORITY AND COUNTRY PLACE
APARTMENTS…..FROM    11-35 TO 12NOON AT ALCO APARTMENTS……11-45 TO12-30 AT THE CORE…..12NOON TO 12-25 AT JIM MCDANIEL PARK…..AND
FROM 12-10 TO 12-30 AT LANDMARK APARTMENTS…..

LUNCH WILL ALSO BE SERVED AT THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IN JULY……



FLAGS TO HALF STAFF
06/03/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN IS CALLING FOR AMERICAN AND KENTUCKY FLAGS TO BE LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF TO HONOR THE VICTIMS OF THE VIRGINIA
BEACH SHOOTINGS ON FRIDAY AND THEIR FAMILIES….

THE FLAGS SHOULD REMAIN AT HALF=STAFF UNTIL SUNSET TOMORROW……



CUNNINGHAM
06/03/19

70 YEAR OLD CAROLYN MCINTYRE CUNNINGHAM OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT PLEASANT HOME MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH WITH  BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNON (MON) AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND AFTER ONE TOMORROW (TUES)  AFTERNOON AT THE CHURCH……..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; WINSTON CUNNINGHAM….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; WESLEY AND TONDA OF SCOTTSVILLE AND
WARREN AND LAURA OF SMITHS GROVE……AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; FREEMAN AND MARY MCINTYRE OF GLASGOW AND FRANKIE
AND ANITA MCINTYRE OF FOUNTAIN RUN……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO STEP-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/03/19

AT THE STATE TRACK AND FIELD MEET….

AC/S JUNIOR DAVI THOMPSON FINISHED 13TH I THE FIELD OF 21 IN THE CLASS TWO-A TRIPLE JUMP COMPETITION….

THOMPSON’S BEST DISTANCE WAS 40-FEET…10-AND-A-HALF INCHES ON THIS THIRD AND FINAL JUMP……


THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED FRIDAY ITS REMOVING ITS BAN ON ALCOHOL SALES AT SPORTING EVENTS…....BUT IS LEAVING THE
DECISION ON HOW TO PROCEED IN THE HANDS OF EACH INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL…..

THE SEC WAS THE ONLY ONE…..OF THE FIVE MAJOR CONFERENCES….WITH SUCH A BAN IN PLACE…..

BEER AND WINE SALES WILL BE ALLOWED STARTING AUGUST FIRST…..







GIFT BAN UPHELD
05/31/19

THE U-S  SIX CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS  ISSUED A RULING YESTERDAY UPHOLDING KENTUCKY’S BAN ON CONTRIBUTIONS AND GIFTS FROM
LOBBYISTS…..

THE  OPINION  REVERSED A RULING OF THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY WHICH HAD STRUCK DOWN THE CONTRIBUTION AND GIFT BANS
FROM LOBBYISTS TO LEGISLATORS……

THE SUIT CLAIMED SEVERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S CAMPAIGN FINANCE AND ETHICS STAUTES VIOLATED  FIRST AND 14TH AMENDMENT
RIGHTS……

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PASSED MAJOR ETHICS REFORMS IN 1993 FOLLOWING THE  “BOPTROT” SCANDAL……



PENSION PLAN
05/31/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAYS IT’S UP TO THE G-O-P LED LEGISLATURE TO MUSTER THE VOTES NEEDED TO PASS HIS PENSION-RELIEF   PLAN IN A
SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION HE WANTS TO CALL…..
HOWEVER…..LEGISLATIVE LEADERS  SAY THEY’VE MADE IT CLEAR  THAT IT’S THE GOVERNOR’S RESPONSIBIITY  TO GET THEM TO VOTE FOR THE
BILL…..

REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES….AS-WELL-AS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS….RAPE CRISIS CENTERS…..AND MANY OTHER QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL
AGENCIES FACE BALLOONING PENSION COSTS ON JULY FIRST UNLESS ACTION IS TAKEN……



HIGHLAND GAMES
05/31/19

THE  GLASGOW HIGHLAND GAMES BEGIN TODAY….

LUNCH WITH THE CHIEF IS AT 12NOON…..
THERE WILL BE MORNING AND AFTERNOON SEMINARS…..
AND THE CEILIDH IS TONIGHT AT SIX-30……



SPORTS
05/31/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE BRAVES ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE TIGERS….
THE CARDINALS ENTERTAIN THE CUBS…..
THE REDS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE NATIONALS…..

AND THE HOT RODS OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES IN LANSING…..







HEMP TRANSPORTATON
05/30/19

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES  SAYS   A  PUBLISHED  LEGAL OPINION FROM THE  U-S DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE…..
STARING HEMP CAN BE TRANSPORTED ACROSS STATE LINES….PROVIDES MUCH NEED CERTAINITY FOR THE HEMP INDUSTRY…..

THE OPINION SAYS HEMP CAN BE TRANSPORTED  ACROSS STATE LINES….EVEN THROUGH STATES   THAT HAVEN’T PASSSED LAWS ALLOWING THE
CROP’S PRODUCTION…..AS THE LEGAL OPINION  NOTES THE TWENTY-18 FARM BILL REMOVED HEMP FROM A FEDERAL LIST OF CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCES……

WHILE STATES ARE FREE TO PROHIBIT THE PRODUCTION OF HEMP…..THEY STILL MUST ALLOW IT TO BE TRANSPORTED THROUGH THEIR
JURISDICTIONS….. HOWEVER…..THE CROP MUST HAVE BEEN PRODUCED UNDER A  U-S-D-A  LICENSE…..BY A  U-S-D-A  APPROVED STATE…..OR
UNDER A TWENTY-14 FEDERAL PILOT PROJECT FOR HEMP……



PARKING LOTS
05/30/19

AS YOU MAKE TRAVEL PLANS FOR TOMORROW AND SATURDAY……

KEEP IN MIND THAT THE PARKING LOT AT THE ALLEN COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER ON WOOD STREET WILL HAVE THE PARKING LOT SEALED
AND STRIPPED TOMORROW AND SATURDAY…..

AND THE PARKING LOT AT THE ALLEN COUINTY JUDICIAL CENTER ON EAST MAIN STREET WILL HAVE THE PARKING LOT SEALED AND STRIPPED
SATURDAY……



FARMERS MARKET
05/30/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY FARMERS MARKET WILL OPEN FOR THE SEASON…..THIS SATURDAY….AS THEY WILL BE SET UP IN THE LIBRARY QUADRANT  OF
THE SQUARE FROM  EIGHT TO 12NOON…..

THEN BEGINNING THURSDAY, JUNE SIXTH…..THE FARMERS MARKET WILL BE SET UP ON THE SQUARE EACH THURSDAY AND SATURDAY  THRU
OCTOBER……

THE MARKET  ALSO HAS A NEW…..DOUBLE DOLLAR….PROGRAM FOR SENIORS AND WIC PARTICIPANTS…..
WHICH WILL ALLOW INDI VIDUALS TO USE A FOOD COUPON…..THEN THEY WILL BE GIVEN ANOTHER COUPON…..FOR THE SAME AMOUNT…..FROM THE
FARMERS MARKET……



WARREN FATAL
05/30/19

AN ACCIDENT AROUND 12:30 THIS MORNING…..IN THE 77-HUNDRED BLOCK OF MORGANTOWN ROAD IN WARREN COUNTY…..CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A
BOWLING GREEN RESIDENT…..…..

ACCORDING TO THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT….UPON ARRIVAL DEPUTIES LOCATED  A TWENTY-13  DODGE  DART IN THE MIDDLE
OF THE ROADWAY….. APPARENLTY  IT HAD LEFT THE ROAD  AND STRUCK SEVERAL LARGE TREES BEFORE COMING TO REST IN THE ROADWAY……

THE DRIVER….22 YEAR OLD SARAH HOOD…..DIED AT THE SCENE……



MCCONNELL CHALLENGER
05/30/19

A FORMER ONE-TERM STATE LAWMAKER SAYS HE WILL CHALLENGE SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL IN NEXT YEAR’S REUBLLICAN PRIMARY…..

FORMER REPRESENTATIVE  WESLEY MORGAN  A RICHMOND LIQUOR STORE OWNER……CALLED MCCONNELL A  “SELF-SERVING SENATOR”  WHO
WAITS SO SEE “WHICH WAY THE WIND IS BLOWING”  BEFORE TAKING A STAND….

MORGAN….WHO WAS ELECTED TO THE KENTUCKY HOUSE IN TWENTY-16…..BUT WAS DEFEATED TWO YEARS LATER…..SAYS HE SUPPORTS  
CONGRESSONAL  TERM LIMITS…..



PRESTONBURG WEATHER DEATH
05/30/19

A SEVERE STROM IN EASTERN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY IS BEING BLAMED FOR THE DEATH OF A PRESTONSBURG MAN….

AUTHORITIES SAY A MOTORIST WAS DRIVING DOWN A STREET….WHEN  THE ROOF OF A BUILDING WAS BLOWN OFF AND IT LANDED ON THE MOVING
VEHICLE…..

A PASSENGER WAS ABLE TO ESCAPE UNHARMED…..



BARTON
05/30/19

52 YEAR OLD ROBERT CHARLES “BOB” BARTON-SENIOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON SATURDAY AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SHAWN BARTON…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; ROBERT JUNIOR AND COURTNEY OF LOUISVILLE…..A DAUGHTER-
BRITTANY MORGAN OF OHIO…..A STEP DAUGHTER AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW; TASHA AND MATT LIPINSKI OF COLORADO…..HIS PARENTS; BOBBY AND
KITTY BARTON…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; WILLIAM AND JOANNA ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JENNIFER
AND IAN CROSS OF TEXAS…..PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; AVA LUCIAN…..AND PATERNAL STEP-GRANDMOTERH MILDRED BARTON  BOTH OF
LOUISVILLE…..AND HIS IN-LAWS; BENNY AND LINDA GUMM OF SCOTTSVILLE……A GRANDCHILD AND A STEP-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/30/19

EIGHT  AC/S STUDENT-ATHLETES HAVE RECEIVED…..TRIPLE THREAT AWARDS…. FROM THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION…..
JAX COOPER…..TYLER FORD…..TRACE MCINTYRE…..BRETT RIPPY…..CAYDEN  ROSS…..OWEN STAMPER……TAD KOLTIN  TAYLOR  AND CHASE WARD
RECEIVED  THE HONOR    FOR THE TWWNTY18-19 SCHOOL YEAR…..

THE  “TRIPLE THREAT AWARDS”  WERE CREATED BY THE  K-H-S-DOUBLE-A   AS A WAY TO RECOGNIZE STUDENTS WHO TAKE PART IN HIGH SCHOOL
ATHLETICS AT THE VARSITY LEVEL DURING THE  FALL…..WINTER….AND  SPRING….

ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH…..269  OF THE 280  “K-H-S-A-A”  MEMBER SCHOOLS HAD AT LEAST ONE HONOREE….11 SCHOOLS  HAD AT LEAST  16-
HONOREES….. WITH  VILLA MADONNA TOPPING THE LIST WITH 23-STUDENTS……

OVERALL 18-HUNDRED-78 STUDENT-ATHLETES RECEIVED THE  “TRIPLE THREAT AWARD”   THIS YEAR……







CHEMICAL DESTRUCTION
05/29/19

THE DESCTUCTION OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS STORED IN THE COMMONWEALTH SINCE THE 1940s IS SET TO BEGIN….

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..THE DESTRUCTION OF CHEMICAL AGENTS INCLUDING MUSTARD GAS AND SARIN WILL BEGIN IN JUNE…..
AFTER DECADES OF PLANNING AND PREPARATIONS…..

THE WEAPONS ARE STORED AT THE BLUE GRASS ARMY DEPOT IN RICHMOND…. MORE THAN 100-THOUSAND CHEMICAL-FILLED MUNITIONS .STORED
IN EARTH COVERED IGLOOS…..WILL BE ELIMINATED  BY TWENTY-23…….



U-S BANK SCAM
05/29/19

U-S BANK IS  WARNING  OF A  “PHISHING PHONE SCAM” THAT IS TRYING TO GET INDIVIDUALS TO GIVE OUT THEIR INFORMATION  VIA TEXT MESSAGE….

PEOPLE ARE GETTING TEXTS   FROM A  NUMBER THAT CLAIMS TO BE  U-S BANAK  AND THE TEXT INCLUDES A LINK FOR INDIVIDUALS TO CLICK ON…..
THE TEXT SAYS THE PERSON HAS RECENTLY MADE SOME PURCHASES THAT THE BBANK  NEEDS TO ASK ABOUT…..

U-S BANK OFFICIALS  SAY IF THEY WANT TO CONTACT A  CUSTOMER THEY WILL DO SO THRU THEIR MOBILE  BANKING “APP”  OR  E-MAIL…..BUT WILL
NEVER INCLUDE A LINK…….



HOBDY-CORRECTION
05/28/19

86 YEAROLD MARY JANE COVINGTON HOBDY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY MORNING
AT 11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (THURS)  
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…...AND FOR MRS. HOBDY’S FUNERAL COUNTY OFFICES AND CITY OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY FROM 10 TO
ONE………






MANION
05/29/19

65 YEAR OLD ELAINE ALLEN MANION OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT
THREE AT SCOTTSVILLE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH  WITH BURIAL IN SMITH CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; WHITNEY AND PAUL WIHELM OF SCOTTSVILLE AND CASEY AND CORY EDWARDS OF
GLASGOW……AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-ISN-LAW; ;ANA AND LANNY HATCHER, TERRI  ROBERTSON AND TERESA AND GARY SEXTON ALL
OF GLASGOW…….THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



CHERRY
05/29/19

61 YEAR OLD RONNIE JOE CHERRY OF BOWLING GREEN….AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE….DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN….. MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT FIVE AT THE PAVILLON ON THE RIGHT PAST BARREN RIVER DAM ON
HIGHWAY TWO-52….. EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY  MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHER-IN-LAW; RONNIE AND CATHY AND MATTHEW…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS; ANGEL CLINE AND CHASITY
CHERRY ALL  OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; LONNIE AND PAULA OF BOWLING GREEN AND EDDIE AND SANDY OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER; JUDY BEAL OF BOWLING GREEN…..SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/29/19

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END LAST NIGHT FOR THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM AS THEY  LOST  TO SOUTH WARREN IN THE FOURTH REGION
TOURNAMENT SEMI-FINAL GAME 8 TO 3….







MAMMOTH CAVE BENEFITS
05/28/19

A NEW NATIONAL PARK SERVICE  REPORT SHOWS THAT 533-THOUSAND VISITORS TO MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK   IN TWENTY-18…..SPENT JUST
OVER 45-MILLION DOLLARS  IN COMMUNITIES NEAR THE PARK…..

THAT SPENDING SUPPORTED 599-JOBS IN THE LOCAL AREA  AND HAD A CUMULATIVE BENEFIT TO THE LOCAL ECONOMY OF   62-MILLION DOLLARS….
AS TOURIAM IS A MAJOR ECONOMIC DRIVER  IN THE COMMONWEALTH   AND IN THE LOCAL ECONOMY AS WELLOCNTY AS WELL….

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK IS LOCATED IN  BARREN….EDMONSON….AND HAT COUNTIES…..AND THE PARK REGULARLY COORDINATES WITH
THE CHAMBER AND TOURISM BOARDS OF THE COUNTIES…..AS-WELL-AS THE COMMUNITIES OF BROWNSVILLE…..CAVE CITY….HORSE CAVE…..PARK
CITY…AND BOWLING GREEN TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE TOURIAM THROUGHOUT THE REGION….



FATAL-HART
05/28/19

AN ACCIDENT ON I-65….SOUTH OF BONNIEVILLE SATURDAY NIGHT…..RESULTED IN MULTIPLE FATALITIES…..

STATE POLICE SAY A TWENTY-13 DODGE VAN……DRIVEN BY  36 YEAR OLD AGUSTIN GONZALEZ  OF NORTH CAROLINA  STRUCK  A TOW  TRUCK….
OPERATED  BY 55 YEAR OLD JEFFERY WATKINS  OF ROCKFIELD IN THE REAR….THE TOW  TRUCK WAS STOPPED   WITH ITS YELLOW CAUTION LIGHTS
ON  ASSISTING ANOTHER VEHICLE…..

THE DRIVER OF THE VAN DIED AT THE SCENE……..A SIX  YEAR OLD PASSENTER WAS TAKEN TO  CAVERNA MEMORIAL HOSPTIAL WERE SHE  DIED….A
TWO YEAR OLD WAS FLOWN TO NORTON’S HOSPTIAL WERE WHERE SHE LATER DIED…...AND AN EIGHT YEAR OLD WAS TAKEN TO HARDIN MEMORIAL
HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT…..

THE TOW TRUCK DRIVER WASN’T INJURED……



HOBDY
05/28/19

86 YEAROLD MARY JANE COVINGTON HOBDY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY MORNING
AT 11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (TUES) AT
THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JOHNNY AND DEBORAH AND TIM AND JOHNNA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND TWO SISTERS
AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; HARRIETTE FOWLER OF SCOTTSVILLE AND BETTY AND HERBERT WESTMORELAND OF MISSOURI……A GRANDCHILD, FOUR
STEP-GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



STINSON
05/28/19

90 YEAR OLD JUNE BELL STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED)
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION METHODIST CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (TUE)
AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DON AND TERESA OF SCOTTSVILLE AND STEVE AND LINDA OF TENNESSEE……AND TWO
SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; EULA STEPHENS AND MATTIE AND BILL SHOCKLEY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND 13 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/28/19

THE FOURTH REGION BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGAN YESTERDAY……AS THE PATRIOTS DOWNED CUMBERLAND COUNTY....


AND THE LADY PATRIOTS LOST TO SOUTH WARREN…..

OTHER BASEBALL WINNERS WERE  SOUTH WARREN….RUSSELL COUNTY….AND BOWLING GREEN….

AND IN THE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT….WARREN EAST….FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….AND LOGAN COUNTY ALSO WON…..



AT THE FOURTH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT TODAY…..

WARREN EAST TANGLES WITH FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY GOES AGAINST SOUTH WARREN……

IN THE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT……
RUSSELL COUNTY TAKES ON BOWLING GREEN…..
AND THE PATRIOTS PLAY SOUTH WARREN……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK……AND 99-POINT THREE-….WVLE…..STARTING AT FOUR-50
THIS AFTERNOON……







STONE
05/26/19

95 YEAR OLD ANNICE KATHRYN RAGSDALE STONE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 11 AT SCOTTSVILLE FDIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CENETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER FOUR TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME….AND AFTER NINE WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SANDA AND MICHAEL MCCLARY…..AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; GARY AND LETA ANN…..
THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



CLABORNE
05/26/19

78 YEAR OLD NINA RAYE CALVERT CLAIBORNE DIED YESTERDAY (SAT) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CEDAR CROSS CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER TWO TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BU HER HUSBAND; CLESSIE CLAIBORNE….TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; VICKIE AND DOUG PHILLIPS AND CHRISTAL
ATWOOD….AND A SON; SCOTTY…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……




SPORTS
05/26/19

THE FOURTH REGION BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN TOMORROW AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..

THE PATROTS START  PLAY AT 12-15 AS THEY TAKE ON  CUMBERLAND COUNTY…..

THEN AT SEVEN….THE LADY PATRIOTS TANGLE WITH SOUTH WARRREN….

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….WVLE…..STARTING AT 12NOON
TOMORROW…..







GEORGIA PACIFIC EXPANSION
05/23/19

GEORGIA-PACIFIC  CONSUMBER PRODUCTS GROUP IS EXPANDING ITS BOWLING GREEN  OPERATIONS…..WITH A NEARLY   100-MILLION DOLLAR
INVESTMENT…..THAT WILL CREATE MORE THAN 50 FULL-TIME JOBS….

THE SIZE OF THE CURRENT FACILITY……LOCATED IN THE SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY INDUSTRIAL PARK….. WILL BE EXPANDED BY 80-THOUDAND
SQAURE FEET TO INCREASE PRODUCTION FOR   DIXIE PLATES  AND BOWLS…..

CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY…..AND IT’S ANTICIPATED THE ROJECT WILL BE FINISHED IN THE FIRST HALF OF 20-20……



KY VOTER TURN OUT
05/23/19

THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE SAYS VOTER TURN-OUT  IN TUESDAY’S PRIMARY ELECTION WAS HIGHER THAN PROJECTED…..AS
NEARLY        20-PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS CAST BALLOTS  TO CHOOSE NOMINEES IN THE GOVERNOR’S RACE AND OTHER STATEWIDE
OFFICES…..

VOTER TURN-OUT HAD BEE PROJECT  AT 12-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..AND IN ALLEN COUNTY…..16-POINT-SIX PERCENT OF VOTERS WENT TO THE
POLLS…..

THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS WILL MEET  JUNE FOURTH  TO CERTIFY VOTE TOTALS…..



FERRY CLOSED
05/23/19

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY……IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK…..IS CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY DUE TO LOW WATER
LEVELS…..

FERRY SERVICE WILL RESUME OPERATIONS ONCE RIVE LEVELS RAISE ENOUGH TO OPERATE THE FERRY BOAT…..

AMD TO CHECK THE CURENT STATUS OF THE GREEN RIVER FERRY…..FOLLOW MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK   ON TWITTER OR FACEBOOK…..OR
CALLL…..      TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-FIVE-EIGHT-21-66……



SPORTS
05/23/19

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP BASEBALL GAME  LAST NIGHT….THE PATRIOTS CAME BACK AFTER BEING DOWN  FIVE TO ONE….TO DEFEAT  
THE GLASGOW SCOTTIES EIGHT TO SIX……

IN THE DISTRICT SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A SEVEN TO ONE DECISION TO BARREN COUNTY…..

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WILL BEGIN PLAY IN THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT ON MONDAY……







SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM
05/22/19

AGAIN THIS SUMMER…..THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS PARTICIPATING IN THE   SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM….WHICH
PROVIDES  FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH TO ALL CHILDREN…..18 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER….. REGARDLESS OF RACE…..COLOR….. NATIONAL
ORIGIN….SEX….OR DISABILITY……

THE PROGRAM BEGINS JUNE THIRD….AND BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED FROM 7-30 TO 9-30 AT THE HIGH SCHOOL AND FROM 7-30 TO 8-30 AT THE
CORE….

LUNCH WILL THEN BE SERVED FROM 10-30 TO 12-30 AT THE HIGHSCHOOL…..11-TO 11-25 AT THE HOUSING AUTHORITY AND COUNTRY PLACE
APARTMENTS…..FROM    11-35 TO 12NOON AT ALCO APARTMENTS…..11-45 TO 12-30 AT THE CORE……12NOON TO 12-25 AT JIM MCDANIEL  PARK…..
AND FROM 12-10 TO 12-30 AT LANDMARK APARTMENTS….

LUNCH WILL ALSO BE SERVED AT THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY JULY  9TH, 11, 16TH, 18TH AND  25TH…..



FISH AND WILDLIFE AUDIT
05/22/19

AUDITOR MIKE HARMON HAS RELEASED THE FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-18  AUDIT OF THE KENTUKCY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE….WHICH
CONTAINS TWO FINDINGS….

THE DEPARTMENT FAILED TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM OUTSIDE BANK ACCOUNTS…. TO KENTUCKY’S STATE TREASURY IN A TIMELY MANNER……
AND THEY FAILEF  TO  RECONCILE SALES OF HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES AND PERMITS TO THE COMMONWESLTH’S  GOVERNMENT
ACCOUNTING SYSTEM KNOWN AS  “E-MARS”…..



REWARD
05/22/19

THE F-B-I IS OFFERING A 50-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD  FOR  INFORMATION IN THE INVESTIGATION OF A MURDERD BARDSTOWN POLICE
OFFICER…..

OFFICER JASON ELLIS WAS KILLED  ON HIS WAY HOME  IN MAY OF TWENTY-13…. WHEN  HE STOPPED TO REMOVE DEBRIS  THAT HAD BEEN PLACE ON
AN EXIT RAMP…..WHEN HE WAS SHOT AND KILLED….

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION  CAN SEND TIPS TO….ELLIS-CASE-E-TIPS-AT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……



ELECTION RESULTS
05/22/19

YESTERDAY WAS PRIMARY ELECTON DAY…..AS 16-PPONT-SEVEN PERCENT  OF ALLEN COUNTY’S REGISTERED VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS……

THERE WAS ONE LOCAL RACE ON THE BALLOT TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM IN THE FIFTH MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT…..AS ANTHONY THOMPSON
DEFEATED TIM MILLER 265 VOTES TO 101……
IN THE REPUBLICAN RACE FOR GOVERNOR…..ROBERT GOFORTH WAS THE WINNER IN ALLEN COUNTY WITH 764 VOTES, CURRENT GOVERNOR MATT
BEVIN RECEIVED 716 VOTES…..WILLIAM WOODS HAD 60 VOTES…..AND IKE LAWRENCE  40……
THE SECRETARY OF STATE; RACE  SAW  MICHEAL ADAMS GETTING  728 VOTES, ANDREW ENGLISH 392, 160 VOTES FOR STEPHEN KNIPPER AND 136
VOTES FOR CARL NETT…..
IN THE RACE FOR ATORNEY GENERAL…..DANIEL  CAMERON  DEFEATED  WILL SCHRODER 783 VOTES TO 653…..
INCUMBET COMMISSIONER OF AGRCULTURE RYAN QUARLES  RAN AWAY FROM BILL POLYNIAK   ONE-THOUSAND-170  VOTES TO  291…..


THE DEMOCRATIC RACE FOR GOVERNOR SAW   ANDY BESHEAR RECEIVING 324 VOTES, ROCKY ADKINS 198 VOTES, ADAM EDELEN HAD 93 VOTES AND
GEOFFREY YOUNG 23…..
THE SECRETARY OF STATE RACE….HAD HEATHER FRENCH HENRY WITH  325 VOTES…..JASON BELCHER RECEIVED  141 VOTES, JASON GRIFFITH 107
AND GEOFF SEBESTA   16……
IN THE RACE FOR AUDIT  OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS…..SHERI DONAHUE WAS THE WINNER  IN ALLEN COUNTY WITH 212 VOTES, KELSEY  COOTS HAD 194,
79 VOTES FOR DREW CURTIS AND 67 FOR CHRIS TOBE……
MICHAEL BOWMAN  DEFEATED JOSH MERS 389 VOTES TO 152 IN THE STATE TREASURER RACE
AND IN THE RACE FOR COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE……ROBERT CONWAY DEFEATED JOE TRIGG   349 VOTES TO  JOE TRIGG’S  217…..



STATEWIDE RESULTS
05/22/19

THE BEVIN/BESHEAR BATTLE OF THE PAST FOUR YEARS WILL BE GOING TO THE VOTERS THIS FALL AS GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  WON THE
REPUBLICAN PRIMARY…. AND WILL BE SEEKING A SECOND TERM……WHILE  CURRENT ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR WON THE DEMOCRATIC
NOMINATION FOR GOVERNOR….

REPUBLICAN   MICHAEL ADAMS WILL FACE DEMOCRAT HEAHER HENERY FRENCH IN THE SECRETAY OF STATE CONTEST….
AND INCUMBET REPUBLICAN  RYAN QUARLES WILL SQUARE OFF AGAINST DEMOCRAT ROBERT CONWAY IN THE RACE FOR AGRICULTURE
COMMISSIONER…..

RUNNING UNCONTESTED RACES YESTERDAY  WERE  REPUBLICAN DANIEL CAMERON FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL….
AND DEMOCRATS SHERI DONAHUE  FOR AUDITOR AND MICHAEL BOWMAN FOR TREASURER…..



SPORTS
05/22/19

THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED TONIGHT AS  THE LADY PATRIOT TANGLE WITH BARREN COUNTY…..

IN THE 15TH DISTRICT  CHAMPIONSHIP BASEBALL GAME….THE PATRIOTS PLAY GLASGOW…….
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT  FIVE-45 THIS
AFTERNOON……


FORMER LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL COACH DENNY CRUM HAS BEEN HOSPITALIZED AFTER SUFFERING A STROKE….

CRUM WILL TURN 82 ON SATURDAY……


AT THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY……
BARREN COUNTY DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY 11 TO ONE…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DOWNED GLASGOW  BY THE SAME SCORE OF 11 TO ONE……







PLANNING AND ZONING MEETING
5-21-19

THE PLANNING &A ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT AND DURING A PUBLIC HEARING SEVERAL PEOPLE SPOKE ABOUT A ZONE CHANGE FROM
SINGLE FAMILY TO “B-TWO”  AT  TWO-15 WEST CHERRY….FOR THE   J- L  TURNER MANSION….

DURING THE HEARING…..NEIGHBORS ADDRESSD THE COMMISSION WITH CONCERNS OF POSSIBLE LOUD NOISE….ROAD BLOCKAGES….AND
PARKING  JUST TO NAME A FEW.
THE ANTUBELLUM HOME, NOW IN TRUST FOR TWO GRANDCHILDREN…..UNTIL THEY TURN 55  WHICH WILL BE 32 YEARS FROM NOW…..IS A HISTORIC
HOME WHICH STILL HOUSES THE ORIGIAL OWNERS PROPERTY.
JAMES ROBINSON….MANAGER OF THE PROPERTY….SPOKE   ABOUT THE ISSUES AND CONDITIONS THE OWNERS WILL MAKE TO REDUCE THE
NOISE…PARKING AND OTHER CONCERNS WHICH THE NEIGHBORS HAVE….
THE MATTER WAS  BEEN TABLED UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING…...
ALSO TABLED WAS  APPROVAL OF THE NEW BUDGET…..



CITY COUNCIL
05/21/19

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET IN SPECIAL SESSION LAST NIGHT….THE COUNCIL ADOPTED A  FEDERAL  DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY  FOR
EMPLOYEES OF THE NEW “SCOTTSVILLE TRANSIT”  SINCE THEY WILL BE TRANSPORTING PASSENGERS…..
A ZONE CHANGE REQUEST…..FROM SINGLE FAMILY TO MULTI-FAMILY…..FOR A RESIDENCE AT THREE-20  NORTH EIGHTH WAS TABLED UNTIL THE
NEXT MEETING….

THE COUNCIL DID GIVE FIRST READING TO THE NEW BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF 11-POINT-ONE MILLION DOLLARS…..
DUE TO INCREASED EXPENSES…..THERE WILL BE NO PAY INCREASE FOR CITY EMPLOYEES…..HOWEVER…..THEY WILL KEEP THEIR CURRENT
INSURANCE……

AND THE COUNCIL WILL GIVE SECOND READING TO  THE BUDGET ORDINANCE AT THEIR JUNE MEETING……



SPORTS
05/21/19

THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT……AS BARREN COUNTY PLAYS  GLASGOW…..AND THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS TANGLE
WITH MONROE COUNTY…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK….. AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AROUND SEVEN-
15 TONIGHT……


IN OPENING ROUND ACTON AT THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT…..THE PATRIOTS DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY FIVE TO
ONE…..

THE NEXT  GAME FOR THE PATRIOTS WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT IN THE DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP GAME……







GLASGOW PLANE CRASH
05/20/19

JUST AFTER TWO SATURDAY AFTERNOON…..A SMALL PLANED CRASHED ON PERKINS ROAD IN GLASGOW…..

TWO MALE SUBJECTS FROM MICHIGAN WERE ON BOARD…..AND THE PILOT TOLD AUTHORITIES THAT JUST AFTER TAKE OFF…THE PLANE LOST
POWER AND CRASHED INTO A FENCE……IT THEN SLID ACROSS HAPPY VALLEY ROAD AND CAME TO REST ON PERKINS ROD…..

NO ONE  WAS INJURED IN THE INCIDENT…..AND THE  F-A-A  AND  N-T-S-B  ARE INVESTIGATING…..



GREEN RIVER FERRY
05/20/19

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL BE CLOED TO VEHICULAR  TRAFFIC  TODAY….TOMORROW…..AND  WEDNESDAY…..
FROM EIGHT TO FOUR EACH DAY FOR THE PARK TO COMPLETE A FRESHWATER MUSSEL RELOCATON PROJECT…..THE FERRY WILL REOPEN FROM   
SIX  TO  EIGHT IN THE MORNING AND FROM  FOUR TO 10 AT NIGHT ON THOSE DAYS….

THE MUSSEL RELOCATION PROJECT IS BEING CONDUCTED IN ADVANCE OF THE GREEN RIVER IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS WHICH WILL BEGIN
CONSTRUCTION N JUNE 17TH……



TRIAL MOVED
05/20/19

THE TRIAL OF THE ACCUSED MARSHALLL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTER IS BEING MOVED TO CHRISTIAN COUNTY….

FRIDAY…..MARSHALL COUNTY CIRCUIT JUDGE JAMES  JAMESON   GRANTED A REQUEST TO MOVE THE TRIAL OF 17 YEAR ODL GABRIELD PARKER
WHO’S ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AND KILLING TWO STUDENTS AND INJURING 14 OTHERS AT MARSHALL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ON  JANUARY 23RD  
TWENTY-18….

THE TRIAL IS SET TO BEGIN IN JUNE OF NEXT YEAR……



MEETINGS
05/20/19

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 ZONINGF COMMISSION
AND GRAHAM LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7…..

THE HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4…..

AND THE JAYCEES MEET THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7……



SPORTS
05/20/19


THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT…..BEING PLAYED AT ALLEN COUNTY/ SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…..BEGINS TODAY AS THE PATROTS
TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY AND GLASGOW TANGLES WITH BAREN COUNTY……

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE PATRIOTS GAME ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE….WVLE….
STARTING AT  FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……







VOTE IN OFFICE
05/17/19

THE PRIMARY ELECTION IS TUESDAY…..AND IF YOU WILL BE OUT OF THE COUNTY BETWEEN SIX AND SIX THAT DAY…..YOU CAN STILL VOTE IN THE
COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE THRU MONDAY…..

THE CLERKS OFFICE WILL BE OPEN……
TODAY FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30…….
TOMORROW FORM EIGHT TO 12NOON……
AND MONDAY FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30……



VOTER TURNOUT
05/17/19

THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE IS PREDICTING  ONLY ABOUT 12-POINT-FIVE  PERCENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S  THREE-POINT-
FOUR MILLION REGISTERED VOTERS  WILL GO TO THE POLLS IN PRIMARY TUESDAYS ELECTION…..

THAT WOULD MAKE THE TURN OUT FOR THE MAY 21ST ELECTION IN THE RANGE OF THE TWENTY-15 PRIMARY…..WHEN 12-POINT-57 PERCENT OF
THREE-POINT-ONE MILLION REGISTERED KENTUCKIANS VOTED…..

VOTERS CAN PREPARE  FOR TUESDAYS  ELECTION BY CHECKING THEIR POLLING PLACES AND VIEWING SAMPLE BALLOTS AT…..GO-VOTE-K-Y-DOT-
COM…….



GREEN RIVER FERRY
05/17/19

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL BE CLOED TO VEHICULARLUR TRAFFIC  THIS COMING MONDAY….TUESDAY…..AND  
WEDNESDAY MAY 20TH, 21ST AND 22ND…..FROM EIGHT TO FOUR EACH DAY FOR THE PARK TO COMPLETE A FRESHWATER MUSSEL RELOCATON
PROJECT…..THE FERRY WILL REOPEN FROM   SIX  TO  EIGHT IN THE MORNING AND FROM  FOUR TO 10 AT NIGHT ON THOSE DAYS….

THE MUSSEL RELOCATION PROJECT IS BEING CONDUCTED IN ADVANCE OF THE GREEN RIVER IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS WHICH WILL BEGIN
CONSTRUCTION N JUNE 17TH……

THE GREEN RIVER IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK CONTAINS SOME OF THE MOST DIVERSE POPULATIONS OF FRESHWATER MUSSELS IN NORTH
AMERICAN AND THE WORLD……AS OVER 50-SPECIES OF FRESHWATER MUSSELS ARE FOUND WITHIN THE PARK……WITH 10-SPECIES INCLUDED ON
THE FEDERALLY ENDANGERED LIST……



SPORTS
05/17/19

THE LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL CAMP IS COMING UP THE FIRST WEEK IN JUNE….

REGISTRATION PACKETS ARE AVAILABE AT ALL THE SCHOOLS…..OR YOU CAN REGISTER  THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP……







MENTAL HEALTH GRANT
05/16/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION……IN PARTNERSHIP  WITH THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES….HAVE RECEIVED A NINE-
MILLION DOLLAR FEDERALGRANT TO INCREASE AWARENESS OF MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AMONG KENTUCKY STUDENTS ACROSS THE
COMMONWEALTH AND IN PILOT SCHOOL DISTRICTS……

THE…ADVANCING  WELLNESS AND RESILIENCE IN EDUCATION GRANT…..WILL PROVIDE RESOURCES FOR THE BULLITT…..HENDERSON…..AND
WARREN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS  TO IMPLEMENT DISTRICT-WIDE MENTAL HEALTH POLICIES AND PROCESSES…..

THE COMMONWEALTH  IS ONE OF ONLY FOUR STATES TO RECEIVE A GRANT……



GOVERNOR LACKS VOTES
05/16/19

THE SPEAKER OF THE KENTUCKY HOUSE SAYS GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN STILL LACKS VOTES IN THE HOUSE TO PASS HIS PENSION-RELIEF  
PROPOSAL IN A  SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION….

THE GOVERNOR SENT LETTERS TO LAWMAKERS LAST WEEK SEEKING SUPPOERT FOR PROPOSAL  WHICH IS A REPLACEMENT FOR A BILL HE
VETOED….

REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES….AS-WELL-AS OTHER  QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL  AGENCIES SUCH AS HEALTH DEPARTMENTS….FACE BALLOONING PENSION
COSTS ON JULY FIRST UNLESS ACTION IS TAKEN……



UPS EXPANSION
05/16/19

U-P-S  IN LOUISVILLE HAS COMPLETED  A  MULTI-YEAR EXPANSION AT IT CENTENNIAL GROUND HUB LOCATION…..

THE COMPANY WILL ADD  300 FULL-AND-PART-TIME  POSITION  AS PART OF THE     838-THOUSAND  SQUARE-FOOT EXPANSION…..WHICH  MORE THAN
TRIPLES THE SIZE OF THE FACILITY TO OVER  R ONE-MILLION SQUARE FEET….

THE ADDITIONAL SPACE WILL ACCOMMODATE INCREASED E-COMMERCE AND TRAITIONAL RETAIL PACKAGE BUSINESS…..AND WILL ALSO DOUBLE
THE SORTING CAPACITY TO  85-THOUSAND PACKAGES  PER HOUR….



TODDLER FOUND
05/16/19

A EASTERN KENTUCKY TODDLER…..WHO WENT MISSING SUNDAY NIGHT…..WAS FOUND YESTERDAY……

STATE POLICE SAY THE 22-MONTH-OLD  BOY WAS FOUND NEAR A STRIP MINE IN FLOYD COUNTY…..

HE WAS TAKEN FOR MEDICAL EXAMINATION….AND OTHER THAN BEING DEHYDRATED…..APPEARED  TO BE IN GOOD SHAPE…..



SPORTS
05/16/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM CLOSES OUT THE REGULAR SEASON AS THEY’RE AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……


THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM CLOSED OUT THE REGULAR SEASON LAST NIGHT WITH A  NINE TO ONE LOSS TO GREENWOOD…..THE LADY
PATRIOTS BEGIN PLAY IN THE DISTRICT TOURNAMENT NEXT WEEK…….

THE OWNERS OF MAXIMUM SECURITY HAVE SUED THE KENTUCKY HORSE RACING COMMISSON…..AND RACE STEWARDS…..SEEKING TO REVERSE
THE HORSE’S DISQUALIFICATION FOR INTERFERENCE AS KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER  AND RESTORATION OF THE PURSE MONEY……







TEST SCORES INVALIDATED
05/15/19

KENTUCKY EDUCATION OFFICIALS SAY STANDARDIZED TEST SCORES ARE BEING INVALIDATED AT AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN EASTERN
KENTUCKY…..

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..THE DECISION COMES AFTER THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION BAGAN AN INVESTIGATION OF
THE TWENTY-17  “K-PREP”  TEST SCORES AT BETSY LAYNE ELEMENTRY SCHOOL IN FLOYD COUNTY…..

THE INVESTIGATION FOUND  STAFF DELIBERATELY ALTERED  STUDENT EXAMS AND PROVIDED INAPPROPRIATE ASSISTANCE TO IMPROVE SCORES…..

THREE ADMINISTRATORS AND A TEACHER ARE BEING REPORTED TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S  EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BOARD
WHICH OVERSEES EDUCATORS STATE LICENSES…..



COUNTERFEIT ITEMS SEIZED
05/15/19

U-S  CUSTOMS  AND BORDER PROTECTION OFFICERS HAVE SEIZED A LARGE SHIPMENT OF COUNTERFEIT LUXURY WATCHES…..HANDBAGS…..AND
SUNGLASSES AT THE LOUISVILLE PORT OF ENTRY….

THE COMBINED MANUFACTURER SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE…..FOR THE FAKE GOODS …..WAS WORTH AN ESTIMATED  TWO-POINT-FIVE MILLION
DOLLARS HAD THE ITEMS BEEN GENUINE………



BLOOD MOBILE
05/15/19

THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE WILL BE AT THE SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST FROM THREE TO SEVEN THIS AFTERNOON…..AND CURRENTLY
THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR TYPLE “O” BLOOD……

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

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



WEAVER
05/14/19

80 YEAR OLD GARLENE WIMPEE WEAVER OF BOWLING GREEN DIED MONDAY  AT HOSPICE HOUSE…..FUNERAL SERVICES  WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS)  MORNING AT 11 AT JOHNSON/VAUGHN/PHELPS FUNERAL HOME IN BOWLING GREEN WITH BURIAL IN OLD LIBERTY CEMETERY…..VISITATION
IS IN PROGRESS  AT THE FUNERAL  HOME….…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;  ROGER AND SUZIE AND RANDALL AND CONNIE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;  
WENDY AND MOGIE MILES AND WANDA AND KENNETH HESSON…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



CARR
05/15/19

85 YEAR OLD JOYCE COOK CARR OF LAFAYETTE DIED MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS)
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT ANDERSON AND SON FUNERAL  HOME LAFAYETTE CHAPEL WITH BURIAL IN MACON COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDEN…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JACK AND WILLA OF THE NEW HARMONY COMMUNITY…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW;
CONNIE AND STRATT BYARS OF ALABAMA AND JOY CARR OF TENNESSEE……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; GARY AND CAROLYN COOK OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JO NELL AND WARREN VAUGHN OF BOWLING GREEN……SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/15/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS  GREENWOOD…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL   12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREEE….WVLE….
STARTING AT  FIVE-30 THIS AFTERNOON…..







POLICE MEMORIAL
05/14/19

IN OBSRVANCE OF “NATIONAL POLICE MEMORIAL WEEK”…..THE ALLEN COUNTY FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE…..LODGE 36…..WILL HOLD ITS
ANNUAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL CEREMONY   TOMORROW MORNING   AT  11 AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH…..AND THE PUBLIC IS
INVITED  TO ATTEND……



ORGAN DONORS
05/14/19

THE COMMONWEALTH  NOW  HAS TWO-MILLION REGISTERED  ORGN DONORS ACCORDING TO  KENTUCKY CIRCUIT CLERKS…..

SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-SIX…AS PEPLE GET DRIVERS LICENSES AND LICENSE RENEWALS……CLERKS ASK THEM IF THEY WANT TO BECOME ORGAN
DONORS…… AS  ‘TRUST FOR LIFE”  SAYS  99-PERCENT OF INDIVIDUALS WHO JOIN THE ORGAN DONOR REGISTRY…..DO SO WHILE GETTING A DRIVER’
S LICENSE……

AND BECAUSE OF THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS REGISTERED AS ORGAN DONORS….. KENTUCKY HAS HAD TWO GROUNDBREAKING YEARS…..BACK-
TO-BACK…..IN THE NUMBER OF ORGAN TRANSPLANTS……



NEW ROTC PROGRAM
05/14/19

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS HAS ANNOUNCED A  NEW ARMY R-O-T-C PRGROM ON CAMPUS  BEGINNING THIS FALL…..THAT WILL
OPERATE IN CONJUNCTION WITH EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY’S  R-O-T-C  PROGRAM….

ALL CUMBERLAND CADETS  WILL EARN A 500-DOLLSCHOLARSHIP PER YEAR  AND WILL HAVE FREE TEXTBOOKS THRU THE UNIVERSITY’S TEXTBOOK
LOAN PROGRAM….OTHER DETAIL REGARDING THE PROGRAM WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER……



CITY COUNCIL
04/14/19

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….WASTE  WATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR GREG COOKE UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON
THE PROGRESS OF THE NEW SEWER LINE ON VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY……

THE COUNCIL RE-APPOINTED MIKE MILLER TO THE  I-D-A BOARD…..AND APPOINTED JENNY BLANKENSHIP TO THE TAX APPEALS BOARD……





KENTUCKY GIVES DAY
05/14/19

TODAY IS……KENTUCKY GIVES DAY…..AN ONLINE 24-HOUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISING EVENT BRINGING NONPROFIT GROUPS AND KENTUCKIANS
TOGEHER FOR A DAY OF ACTION THRU THE “KENTUCKY NONPROFIT NETWORK”…..

EACH YEAR….THE EVENT GIVE KENTUCKIANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT CAUSES THEY CARE ABOUT….AND  IT GIVES MORE THAN 170
PARTICIPATING NONPROFITS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE THEIR STORIES THROUGH ONE GIVING SITE…..

SINCE TWENTY-12…..”KENTUCKY  GIVES  DAY” HAS RAISED OVER ONE-POINT-SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS…..AND TO PARTICIPATE….TO ON-LINE
TO……K-Y-GIVES-DOT-ORG……



SPORTS
05/14/19

THE LADY PATROT SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT RUSSELL COUNTY…..

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS WARRERN EAST……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION   FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL   12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….
WVLE…STARTING AROUND  FOUR-45 THIS AFTERNOON…….


THE DISTRICT SOFTBALL AND BASEBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN MONDAY….

IN THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT…..THE PATRIOTS PLAY MONROE COUNTY ON MONDAY…..GLASGOW TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY
TUESDAY….AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME IS SET FOR WEDNESDAY……

ON TUESDAY…..AT  THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT…. BARREN COUNTY GOES AGAINST GLASGOW…..THE THE LADY PATRIOTS PLAY  
MONROE COUNTY….. AND THE CHAMPONSHIP GAME IS WEDNESDAY……







GENERAL FUND
05/13/19

IT WAS A RECOND MONTH FOR STATE REVENUE IN APRIL…..AS GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS SURGED AHEAD 10-POINT-SEVEN  PERCENT……

THROUGH THE FIRST 10-MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR….THE GENERAL FUND HAS GROWN  FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT….WHILE THE OFFICIAL
GENERAL FUND REVENUE ESTIMATE FOR THE TWENTY-19 FISCAL YEAR CALLED FOR REVENUE TO GROW THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT……

FOLLOWING APRIL’S RECORD COLLECTIONS…..GENERAL FUND COLLECTIONS COULD FALL  FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT FOR THE REMAINDER OF
THE FISCAL YEAR AND STILL MEET THE OFFICIAL ESTIMATE…..

ALSO IN APRIL…..ROAD FUND RECEIPTS  INCREASED EIGHT-PERCENT…….



PILOT  ARRESTED
05/13/19

A PILOT FOR AN AMERICAN AIRLINES SUBSIDIARY HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN THE TWENTY-15 SHOOTING DEATHS OF THREE PEOPLE IN KENTUCKY….

CHRISTIAN MARTIN WAS ARREST SATURDAY AT THE LOUISVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT….A DAY AFTER HE WAS INDICTED BY A CHRISTIAN COUNTY
GRAND JURY…..

MARTIN HAD MOVED FROM CHRISTIAN COUNTY AFTER THE SLAYINGS…..AND WAS LIVING IN NORTH CAROLINA……



ABORTION LAW STRUCK DOWN
05/13/19

A FEDERAL JUDGE FRIDAY STRUCK DOWN A KENTUCKY ABORTION LAW THAT WOULD HALT A COMMON SECOND-TRIMESTER PROCEDURE TO END
PREGNANCIES….

JUDGE JOSPEH MCKINLEY RULE THE TWENTY-18  LAW WOULD CREATE A….. SUBSTANTIAL OBSTACLE……TO  A WOMAN’S RIGHT TO AN ABOTTION…..
VIOLATING CONSTITUTIONALLY PTROTECTD PRIVACY RIGHTS…..

THE COMMONWEALTH’S ONLY ABORTION CLINIC CHALLENGED THE LAW RIGHT AFTER IT WAS SIGNED…..
AND THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION SAYS IT WILL APPEAL…..



NOT BLOCKED
05/13/19

A FEDERAL JUDGE HAS REFUSED TO BLOCK SUBPOENAS ISSUED BY THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION DURING AN INVESTIGATON INTO TEACHER
SICKOUTS THAT CLOSED SOME SCHOOLS….

IN HIS RULING…..JUDGE DANNY REEVES SAID MOST OF THE INFORMAON SOUGHT IN THE SUBPOENAS HAS BEEN PROVIDED TO LABOR OFFICIALS…….
THE SUBPOENAS SEEK THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO MIGHT HAVE USED SICK DAYS TO ATTEND  RALLIES AT THE STATE CAPITAL…..




MAMMOTH CAVE NATURALIZATION
05/13/19

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HELD A NATURALIXO CEMREMONY INSIDE THE CAVE FRIDAY FOR 37-NEW CITIZENS….THAT COME FROM 20
DIFFERENT COUNTRIES….

THE CEREMONY…..WHICH  HAS BECOME AN ANNUAL EVENT FOR THE PARK….IS HELD IN ONE OF THE HISTORIC PASSAGES INSIDE THE CAVE…



METCALFE ROAD CLOSED
05/13/19

A PORTION OF KENTUCKY ONE-63 IN METCALFE COUNTY WILL BE CLOSED TODAY THRU MAY 28TH…..TO REPLACE A BRIDGE  OVER ROGER
CREEK……
THE CLOSURE IS BETWEEN ROBERTSON SHAW ROAD AND RANDOLPH-GOOD LUCK ROAD…..

THE DETOUR UTILIZES KENTUCKY-90….KENTKCTY SIX-40…..KENTUCKY EIGHT-61…. AND  “U-S”  68…..



SPORTS
05/13/19

THE LADY PATROT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……



L & N FEDERAL CREDIT UNION HAS DONATED TWO-MILLION DOLLARS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE’S  ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT….WHICH WILL
GO TOWARD ITS  “NEXT STEP FUND”  TO IMPROVE THE STUDENT/ATHLETE EXPERIENCE AND CAPITAL PROJECTS…..

11-HUNDRED SEAT ….L & N FEDERAL CREDIT UNION ARENA…..HOUSES THE CARDINALS’ VOLLEYBALL COMPETITION…..TRAINING FACILITIES…..AND
OFFICES…..







WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT
05/10/19

K-E-T  AND KENTUCKY  EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET ARE WORKING TOGETHER ON A NEW RESOURCE TO HELP  
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS….

“IN DEMAND”….IS A COLLETION OF VIDEOS   AND A WEBSITE THE OFFER INFORMATION ON TYPLES OF HIGH-DEMAND CAREER SECTORS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH….AS CURRENTLY  KENTUCKY IS FACING A SHORTAGE OF HIGHLY SKILLED WORKERS TO FILL APPROZIMATELY 115-THOUSAND
OPEN JOBS….

THE VIDEOS ARE AVAILABLE AT ALL 61  “KENTUCKY CAREER CENTER” LOCATIONS…..
AND ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON-LINE AT…..K-ET-.DOT-ORG-FORWARD SLASH/IN-DEMAND……



DOLLAR GENERAL GRANTS
05/10/19

THE DOLLAR LITERACY FOUNDATION HAS AWARDED MORE THAN EIGHT-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLARS……TO APPROXIMATELY ONE-THOUSAND
NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS…..LIBRARIES AND SCHOOLS….

THE GRANTS WILL SUPPORT ADULT…..FAMILY….AND SUMMER PROGRAMS WHICH AIM TO ENHANCE LOCAL LITERACY AND EDUCATION INITIATIVES
THROUGHTOUT THE COMMUNITIES DOLLAR GENERAL SERVES……

A NUMBER OF PROGRAMS ARE PLANNED…..INCLUDING PROMOTING CHILDHOOD SUMMER READING…..HELPING ADULTS LEARN TO READ AND
PREPARE FOR THE      G-E-D EXAM…..AND HELPING INDIVIDUALS LEARN  ENGLISH……



RELAY
05/10/19

ALLEN COUNTY  “RELAY FOR LIFE”…..WHICH BENEFITS THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY……IS TONIGHT ON THE SCOTTSVILLE SQUARE….

AND KEEP IN MIND…..FOR THE “RELAY”…….THE SCOTTSVILLE SQUARE WILL BE CLOSED TO VEHICLE TRAFFIC FROM THREE THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT……



DUI FATAL
05/10/19

ACCORDING TO THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..A THREE-YEAR-OLD GIRL WAS KILLED IN AN ACCIDENT LAST NIGHT IN SMITHS
GROVE…..AND HER FATHER  HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER…..

39 YEAROLD DYLLAN MARTTER WAS DRIVNG ON THREE  FORKS ROAD…..WITH HIS FOUR UNDERAGE  CHILDLREN IN THE VEHICLE……WHEN HE LOST
CONTROL  OF THE S-U-V  AND IT FLIPPED…..THE THREE YEAR OLD DIED AT THE HOSPITALE….AND THE OTHER CHILDRE WERE ALSO TRANSPORTED
FOR TREATMENT…..
.
MATTER HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE  AND THREE COUNTS OF WANTON ENDANGERMENT……



SPORTS
05/10/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  TENNIS TEAMS GO TO MONROE COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……







CHICKENPOX SUIT
05/09/19

THE ATTORNEY FOR A  NORTHERN KENTUCKY  HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT…..WHO WASN’T ALLOW TO PARTICIPATE IN SCHOOL ACTIVITIES BECAUSE HE
WASN’T VACCINATED FOR CHICKENPOX…..SAYS HIS CLIENT HAS NOW CONTRACTED THE ILLINESS…..

18 YEAR OLD JEROME KUNKEL HAD SUED THE NORTHERN  KENTUCKY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  CLAIMING  THE VACCINE WAS AGAINS HIS RELIGIOUS
BELIEFS……



ARSON CHARGES
05/09/19

A MUNFORDVILLE MAN IS FACING ARSON CHARGES AFTER SETTING HIS PARENTS MOBILE HOME ON FIRE….OFFICIALS SAY 40 YEAR OLD STEVEN
GLABB POURED GASOLINE ON THE MOBILE HOME….WHILE HIS PARENTS WERE INSIDE….AND SET IT ON FIRE….
THEN WHEN HE HEARD THEY HAD CALLED NINE-ONE-ONE…HE GOT A WATER HOSE AND PUT THE FIRE OUT  PRIOR TO THE OFFICERS ARRIVAL…..

GLABB IS CHARGED WITH ARSON AND WANTON ENDANGERMENT……



CAVE CITY POLICE CHIEF FIRED
05/09/19

THE CHIEF OF THE CAVE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN FIRED….

CAVE CITY MAYOR DEWAYNE HATCHER SAYS…..TERRILL RILEY…..WAS TERMINATED “DUE TO UNSATISFACTORY  PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES  AND
HINDERANCE OF PERFORMANCE OF CITY FUNCTIONS……

HATCHER SAYS HE INSTRUCTED TERRILL TO PERFORM   10-MANDATORY FUNCTIONS……AND AFTER FOUR MONTHS…..HE CONTINUED TO REFUSE
OR FAILED TO PERFORM A MAJORITY OF THIS FUNCTIONS……



GOVERNORS LETTER
05/09/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SENT A LETTER TO LAWMAKERS TO TRY AND BUILD SUPPORT FOR HIS PENSION BILL HE HOPES TO HAVE CONSIDERED
IN A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE  SESSION…..

THE BILL IS TO HEAD OFF A SPPIKE IN PENSION COSTS…..ON JULY FIRST….FOR REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES    AS-WELL-AS  MANY QUASI-
GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES…..

AND THE LETTER COMES AFTER SOME  TOP  G-O-P  LAWMAKERS SAID THE GOVERNOR LACKS THE VOTES NEED TO PUSH THE BILL THROUGH THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY……



SULLIVAN
05/09/19

81 YEAROLD BEULAH FRANCES RIPPY SULLIVAN OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT MAPLE GROVE GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER  THREE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT GOAD FUNERALHOME  AND AFTER ONE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE
CHURCH……EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY FUND OR THE GIDEONS……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; WILLIAM BRYAN “PAUL” SULLIVAN…..FIVE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; ALAN AND LAURIE OF ADOLPHUS,
DOUG AND KRISTI OF NORTH CAROLINA  AND  MARK AND ANGELA, REV. KENNY AND MICHELLE  AND REV. GARY AND GINA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A
DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; PAM AND ROBBIE WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; NOAH AND ALMA RIPPY OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND JARVIS AND CAROLYN RIPPY OF ADOLPHUS…..AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; GRACIE HESSON, BETTY AND RANDALL
HARPER AND DIANA  ISABEL ALL OF ADOLPUSH AND MARY OAKES OF SCOTTSVILLE……21 GRANDCHILDREN AND 31 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/09/19

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO WARREN EAST….

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY LARUE COUNTY…..
AND  KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  FROM THE VAITTY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE-20 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE  “K-H-S-A-A”  HAS ADOPTED A NEW POLCY AIMED AT ADDRESSING CONCERNS OF UNSPORTSMAN LIKE CONDUCT BY SPECTATORS…..

THE POLICY…..WHICH WILL GO INTO EFFECT NEXT SCHOOL YEAR….STATES THAT ADULT FANS WHO ARE EJECTED FROM A SPORTING EVENT
SHOULD SERVE…..AT A MINIMUM…..A SINGLE-EVEN BAN……

THE MOVE IS IN RESPONE TO THE GROWING SHORTAGE OF REFEREES…..WHICH IS ATTRIBUTED TO UNRYULY BEHAVIOR FROM PARENTS AND
SPECTATORS….







MURDER INVESTIGATION-ALLEN
05/08/19

STATE POLICE ARE CONDUCING  A MURDER INVESTIGATION   IN ALLEN COUNTY….. AROUND SEVEN-30 LAST NIGHT  OFFICERS RESPONDED TO ONE-
51 STINSON LANE……NEAR THE TENNESSEE LINE….WHERE DEPUTIES FROM THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAD LOCATED A
DECEASE MALE IN A YARD NEAR THE DRIVEWAY OF THE RESIDENCE……

THE PRELIMINARY INVESTIGAITON REVEALED THAT   47 YEAR OLD JUSITN A. WIX WAS OUTSIDE THE RESIDENCE WHEN HE SUSTAINED MULTIPLE
GUNSHOT WOUNDS….. WIX WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THE SCENE BY THE ALLEN COUNTY CORNER’S OFFICE……

STATE POLICE IS REQUESTING THAT ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION OR LEADS CONCERNING THE DEATH OF JUSTIN WIX……TO CONTACT   
DETECTIVE  JONATHON JOHNSON WITH THE BOWLING GREEN POST AT…… TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-EIGHT TWO-20-10…….



LEADER IN ME
05/08/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY INTERMEDIATE CENTER HAS BEEN NAMED AS A…..LEADER IN ME LIGHTHOUSE SCHOOL….BY FRANKLIN COVEY COMPANY…..

THE RECOGNITION COMES BECAUSE THE SCHOOL HAS ACHIEVED OUTSTANDING RESULTS IN SCHOOL AND STUDENT OUTCOMES…..BY
IIMPLEMENTING THE .LEADER IN ME…..PROCESS WITH FIDELITY……

INTERMEDIATE CENTER PRINCIPAL SHAWN HOLLAND  SAID THEY HAVE SEEN AMAZING RESULTS…SUCH AS INCREASED STUDENT LEADERSHIP….
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT….STUDENT OWNERSHIP OF LEARNING…..STAFF COMMITMENT….AND IMPROVED ATTENDANCE SINCE  IMPLEMENTING THE
“LEADER IN ME PROCESS”….



GUILTY PLEA
05/08/19

A SMITHS GROVE MAN…..KNOWN AS KENTUCKYANA JONES…..HAS PLEADED IN FEDERAL COURT TO FIVE  COUNTS  OF BANK FRAUD…..

56 YEAR OLD MICHAEL TODD BARRICK…..WHO WAS INDICTED IN NOVEMBER  TWENTY-16…..FACES UP TO 150-YEARS IN PRISON AND HE MUST PAY
RESTITUTION  OF MORE THAN  ONE-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS   TO FIVE BANKS THAT WERE LISTED  AS THE VICTIMS IN THE CASE……



REMAINS IDENTIFIED
05/08/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY MEDICAL EXAMINATORS’S OFFICE….HUMAN REMAINS FOUND OFF VETERANS LOOP IN GLASGOW  LAST YEAR HAVE
BEEN IDENTIFIED AS THOSE OF BRET BROFFMAN-JUNIOR OF LOUISVILLE…

IN JUNE OF TWENTY-17 AND ABANDONED VEHICLE……BELONGING TO BROFFMAN……WAS LOCATED IN THE SAME GENERAL AREA WHERE THE DEAD
BODY WAS DISCOVEREE…..

REPORTEDLY…..BROFFMAN WAS ON HIS WAY TO THE  BONNAROO MUSIC FESTIVAL IN NASHVILLE WHEN HE DISAPPEARED…..



ALLEN DEATH INVESTIGATION
05/08/19

STATE POLICE ARE CONDUCTING A DEATH INVESTIGATION IN ALLEN COUNTY….. AFTER A DECEASED MALE WAS FOUND OUTSIDE A RESIDENCE  ON
STINSON LANE…..
NO OHER DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED……



GRIMES FILES SUIT
05/08/19

KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE  ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES HAS FILE SUIT IN FRANKLIN CIRCUIT COURT…….. CHALLENGING A NEW STATE LAW
REMOVING HER POWER OVER THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTONS…..CLAIMING THE ACTON BY REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS AMOUNTS TO AN
UNCONSTITUTIONAL INFRINGEMENT OF HER EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY…..

GRIMES…..WHO  CANNOT SEEK REELECTON THIS YEAR BECAUSE OF TERM LIMITS….. SAID  UNLESS THE LAW IF BLOCKED BY A JUDGE……THE
PRIMARY ELECTION WILL BE OVESEEN PURSUANT TO AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL LAW…..



SPORTS
05/08/19

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS AT HOME YESTERDAY…..AND DEFEATED THE BOWLING GREEN LADY PURPLES 6 TO 5.....



THERE WILL NOT BE A “TRIPLE CROWN” WINNER THIS YEAR…..AS IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER…..COUNTRY
HOUSE…. WILL NOT RUN IN THE PREAKNESS  DUE TO ILLNESS….

COUNTRY HOUSE IS THE FIRST KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER NOT TO ENTER THE PREAKNESS SINCE  “GRINDSTONE” IN 1996…..







UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS
05/07/19

A  NEW…..“UNIVERSITY PARTNERHSIP”…..WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY AT  SOMERSET COMMUNITY COLLEGE…..

THE PARTNERSHIP WILL ALLOW STUDENTS TO EARN A BACHELOR’S DEGREE THROUGH THE NEW……UNIVERSITY CENTER OF SOUTHERN
KENTUCKY IN SOMERSET……AND THE UNIVERSITY PARTNERS INCLUDE   EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..MOREHEAD STATE….THE UNIVERSITY
OF KENTUCKY…..AND WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY……

THE CENTER…..WHICH  WILL OPEN THIS FALL ON THE CAMPUS OF SOMERSET COMMUNITY COLLEGE…..WILL ALLOW THIRD AND FOURTH YEAR
STUDENTS TO CONTINUE PURSUING THEIR DEGREES CLOSE TO HOME…..



PENSION VOTES
05/07/19

SOME TOP REPUBLICAN  LAWMAKERS  IN THE COMMONWEALTH SAY GOVERNOR MATT BEVING HASN’T  LINED UP ENOUGH VOTES  YET TO PASS HIS
PENSION BILL IN AN EXPECTED  SPECIAL LEGISLALTIVE   SESSION….

HOUSE MAJORITY FLOOR LEADER JOHN CARNEY SAID THE GOVERNOR IS GETTING CLOSE TO GAINING ENOUGH SUPPORT…...BUT STILL LACKS THE
VOTES TO PASS IT IN THE HOUSE…..

MEANWHILE…..SENATR MAJORITY FLOOR LEADER DAMON THANYER SAYS THE GOVERNOR’S BILL WOULD HAVE A……PRETTY GOOD CHANCE OF
PASSING THE SENATE……

BEVIN’S PROPOSAL IS BEING PRESENTED AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO A PENSION BILL BE VOTED…..THE GOAL IS TO GIVE RELIEFT TO REGIONAL
UNIVERSITIES AND MANY AGENCIES FACING SURGING PENSION COSTS……



MARSHALL SHOOTING TRIAL
05/07/19

ATTORNEYS FOR THE TEENAGER ACCUSED IN LAST YEAR’S DEADLY SHOOTING AT MARSHALL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAVE REQUESTED A CHANGE
OF VENUE FOR THE TRIAL….

IN THE PETITION…..LAWYERS FOR  GABE PARKER SAY THE CASE HAS GENERATED…. A GREAT DEAL OF PUBLICITY…..IN  LOCAL…REGIONAL….AND
NATIONAL NEWS  COVERAGE….AND THAT THE ALLEGATIONS AGINST PARKER ARE “SENSATONAL”….. AND SINCE  MARSHALL COUNTY HAS ONLY ONE
HIGH SCHOOL…..IT’S IMPOSSIBLE FOR LOCAL JURORS TO BE UNBIASED……

PARKER IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF MURDER AND 14 COUNTS OF ASSULA…..



SPORTS
05/09/19

THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON BAREN COUNTY….

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAMS HOSTS BOWLING GREEN…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL….12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..
WVLE….. STARTING AT FIVE-20 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE KENTUCKY RACING COMMISSION HAS DENIED AN APPEAL BY THE OWNERS OF “MAXIMUM SECURITY”…..ON HIS  DISQUALIFICATION IN THE
KENTUCKY DERBY SATURDAY…..

IN DENYING THE APPEAL….THE RACING  COMMISSION SAID THE STEWARD’S DECISION IS NOT SUBJECT TO APPEAL….FOLLOWING THE RACE….THE
STEWARDS RULED THAT “MAXIMUM SECURITY”  HAD SWERVED OUT OF HIS LANE….IMPEDING THE PATH OF SEVERAL HORSES IN THE FINAL TURN….

IT HAD ALREADY BEEN ANNOUNCED THAT THE  HORSE WILL NOT RUN IN THE PREAKNESS IN TWO WEEKS……







SIGNS ON RIGHTS OF WAY
05/06/19

WITH THE MOWING SEASON HERE…..THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET REMINDS CANDIDATES AND PROPERTY OWNERS THAT “PRIVATE
SIGNS” AND ADVERTISING ARE NOT ALLOWED ON STATE HIGHWAY  RIGHTS-OF-WAY….

ILLEGALLY-PLACED SIGNS CAN BE A SAFETY HAZARD FOR HIGHWAY MOWING CREWS AND CAN DISRUPT  DITCH CLEANING OR OTHER ROAD  
MAINTENANCE…..
AND THEY’RE ALSO A DISTRACTION TO MOTORISTS AND  CREATE SAFETY HAZARDS BY BLOCKING   VIEWS  OF SIDES ROADS AND APPROACHING
VEHICLES…..OR BY ENDANGERING THOSE WHO RUN OFF THE ROADWAY……

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT CREWS WILL REMOVE ILLEGAL  SIGNS  AND TAKE THEM TO THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT FACILITY WHERE THEY’RE HELD FOR
30-DAYS….. OWNERS OR A REPRESENTATIVE WITH PROPER IDENTIFICAITION MAY  PICK THEM UP……AND SIGNS NOT CLAIMED AFTER 30-DAYS WILL
BE DISCARDED…….



SUBPOENA COURT
05/06/19

THE LEGAL BATTLE IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..OVER SUBPOENAS SENT TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS AS PART OF AN INVESTIGATION INTO SICK-OUTS…..
HAS NOW EXPANDED TO INCLUDE WHICH COURT SHOULD HEAR THE CASE……

KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET ATTORNEYS HAVE FILED A NOTICE OF REMOVAL TO HAVE THE CASE SHIFTED TO FEDERAL COURT…….

AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE…..WHICH FILED THE SUIT…..SAYS IT WILL CONTEST THE FILING…..ARGUING THE CASE BELOGNS IN STATE
COURT……



MADDEN CASE
05/06/19

IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT FRIDAY…..JUDGE JANET CROCKER DENIED A MOTION TO EXCLUDE THE DEATH PENALITY AS A POSSIBLE SENTENCE….IT
TIMOTHY MADDEN  IS CONVICTED OF KILLING SEVEN YEAR OLD GABBIE DOOLIN IN NOVEMBER TWENTY-15……

JUDGE CROCKER DID GRANT A MOTION TO HAVE MADDEN UNDERGO A PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION…….

MADDENS’ TRIAL IS SET TO BEGIN IN SEPTEMBER……



ROAD WORK
05/06/19

MOTORISTS TRAVELING ON TWO-31…..SCOTTSVILLE ROAD NEAR THE INTER-SECTION  WITH SHIVE LAN E IN BOWLING GREEN…..SHOULD EXPECT
LANE CLOSURES THE NEXT FEW  NIGHTS…..BEGINING AT EIGHT AND LASTING UNTIL SIX THE NECT MORNING…..
.CREWS WILL BE WORKING DURING THE DAY AS WELL…..BUT LANE CLOSURES ARE NOT EXPECTED THEN……

THE LANE CLOSURES ARE NECESSARY AS CREWS WORK ON A “HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT”……WHICH WILL CREATE  A NEW
ENTRANCE TO THE FRONTAGE ROAD THAT RUNS ALONG TWO-31…...THE ENTRANCE WILL BE RESTRICTED TO RIGHT TURNS INTO THE ENTANCE AND
RIGHT TURNS OUT OF THE ENTRANCE…..
A PHYSICAL BARRIER SAFETY FEATURE WILL BE CONSTRUCTED ON SCOTTSVILLE ROAD TO PREVENT MOTOTISTS FROM MAKEIN  LEFT TURNS INTO
THE ENTRANCE……

SAFETY IMPROVEMENT FEATURES ON SHIVE LANE ARE ALSO BEING CONSTRUCTED…..



SPORTS
05/06/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO METCALFE COUNTY…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN….

AND THE LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY BOWLING GREEN…..


PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TOOK TO “TWITTER”  YESTERDAY TO  EXPRESSION HIS OPINION ON THE RESULTS OF SATURDAY’S KENTUCKY
DEBERY……
SAYING THE UNPRECEDENTED  DECISION TO DISQUALIFY  THE INITIAL VICTOR  WAS MADE POSSIBLE BY…….THESE DAYS OF POLITICAL
CORRECTNESS……







RECORD VOTERS
05/02/19

A RECORD NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE IN THE MAY 21ST PRIMARY ELECTION…..BUT THE BIGGER ISSUE IS WHETHER THEY
WILL GO TO THE POLLS…..

THREE-POINT-FOUR MILLION  ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. WHICH IS AN INCREASE OF  19-THOSAND  SINCE THE TWENY-18
GENERAL ELECTON…..AS DEMOCRATS MAKE UP 49-PERCENT  OF VOTERS…..42-PERCENT ARE REPUBLICAN…AND NINE-PERCENT OF VOTERS ARE
REGISTERED AS  “OTHER”….

HOWEVER……KENTUCKIANS HAVE NOT MADE PARTICIPATING  IN  PRIMARY ELECTION A PRIORITY  IN RECENT  YEARS…..AS IN TWENTY-15….THE
MOST RECENT YEAR FOR STATEWIDE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS…..ONLY 12-POINT-57 PERCENT OF ELIGIBLE VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS…..
AND IN TWENTY-11…..VOTER TURN OUT WAS JUST  10-POINT-35 PERCENT……



PENSION BILL
05/03/19

THE PRESIDENTS OF SEVERAL REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES  IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. INCLUDING WESTERN…..ARE URGING LAWMAKERS TO
SUPPORT A PENSION PROPOSAL  DRAFTED BY THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION……

THE MEASURE IS SIMILAR TO THE ONE THE GOVERNOR REJECTED LAST MONTH…..AS IT  ALLOWS REGONAL UNIVERSITIES AND AGENCIES LIKE
HEALTH DEPARTMENTS TO EXIT  THE……KENTUCKY  EMPLOYEEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM….. WITOUT PAYING THE FULL SHARE THEY OWE……

THE BILL WOULD ALSO FREEZE THE AMOUNT THAT UNIVERSITIES AND QUASI-PUBLIC AGENCIES HAVE TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE PENSION SYSTEM…..
WHICH IS SCHEDULED  TO  INCREASE  FROM 49-PERCENT  OF PAYROLL TO 87-PERCENT STARTING  JULY  FIRST…..



SICK OUT NAMES
05/03/19

KENTUCKY EDUCATION COMMISSIONER WAYNE LEWIS SAYS THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN “SICKOUTS” THIS YEAR
HAVE BNEEN TURNED OVER TO THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION…..

ACCORDING TO LEWIS  THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION….WHICH   RECEIVED A SUBPOENA FROM THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY….TURNED
OVER THE DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE RELATED TO “SICKOUTS” IN 10-DISTRICTS…...

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  AND THE JEFFERSON COUNTY TEACHERS ASSOCIATION  FILED A  LAWSUIT THIS WEEK  TRYING TO BLOCK
SUBPOENAS  WHICH  SEEK THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO MIGHT HAVE USED SICK DAYS TO ATTEND RALLIES AT THE CAPITAL…..FORCING SOME
DISTRICTS TO CANCELL CLASSES…..



TEEN FILES ANOTHER SUIT
05/03/19

THE KENTUCKY TEEN…..AT THE HEART OF AN ENCOUNTER WITH A NATIVE AMERICAN ACTIVIST IN WASHINTON…..HAS SUED N-B-C FOR 275-MILLION
DOLLARS…..ALLEGING THAT IT FALSELY LABELED HIM A  RACIST WHO INSTIGATED A THREATENING CONFRONTATION……

THE ATTORNEYS FOR NICHOLAS SANDMANN ALSO FILED SUIT EARLIER THIS YEAR AGAINST C-N-N AND THE WASHINGTON POST…..AND ARE
THREATENING SUIT AGAINST  OTHER NEWS ORGANIZATIONS…..



KAUFFMAN
05/03/19

45 YEAROLD STEVEN GLENN KAUFFMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..AND A MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD
AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; BRANDYN BARNES OF INDIANA AND JARED BARNES OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; TERRA
AND GENE VANWINKLE OF TENNESSEE AND GERAKA  AND JUNIOR MADDOX OF SCOTTSVILLE….. HIS FATHER;  GLENN  KAUFFMAN OF FLORIDA…..HIS
MOTHER; CLARE KAUFFMAN OF TEXAS…..A SISTER; JULIE LYLE OF KANSAS…..A STEP-BROTHER; JOHN DREW OF NEW YORK…..AND A STEP-SISTER;
REBECCA JARRELLS OF CALIFORNIA…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/03/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GREENWOOD…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM WILL NOT BE PLAYING IN THE OWENSBORO CATHOLIC TOURNAMENT THIS  WEEK-END…..AS THE
TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DO TO PENDING WEATHER…..


THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS RICE….







KENTUCKY HOUSING
05/02/19

DROPPING INVENTORY CONTINUES TO BE THE MAIN CONCERN AS THE KENTUCKY HOUSING MARKET MAINTAINS ITS   NEAR-RECORD  PACE…..AS
FIRST QUARTER SALES CLOSED  DOWN JUST ONE PERCENT OVER THE SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR……AND MARCH HOME SALES WERE DOWN LESS
THAN A HALF-PERCENT OVER MARCH TWENTY-18……

BOTH  2019 YEAR-TO-DATE  AND MARCH INVENTORY NUMBERS FELL ABOUT THREE PERCENT….. AND THE DECLINING INVENTORY CONTINUES TO
DRIVE UP THE MEDIAN  SALE PRICE OF RESIDENTIAL UNITS IN THE COMMONWEALTH……

DAYS ON THE MARKET IN MARCH WERE  118…WHICH WAS DOWN FROM 120 LAST MARCH…..WHILE THE YEAR-TO-DATE NUMBER IS SLIGHTLY LOWER
AT 116 DAYS……

AND THE MEDIAN HOME PRICE ROSE ONLY SLIGHTLY IN MARCH TO 132-THOUSAND-913 DOLLARS……



COMPUTER VIRUS  SCAM
05/02/19

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED A  COMPUTER  VIRUS SCAM ALERT….AS COMPLANITS HAVE COME FROM SEVEAL
COUNTIES WHERE INDIVIDUALS  HAVE  LOST MORE THAN 90-THOUSAND  DOLLARS…..

A  FAKE POP-UP WINDOW APPEARS ON PEOPLE’S COMPUTER SCREENS  TELLING THEM THERE’S A VIRUS….AND THEY’RE GIVEN AN 800-NUMBER TO
CALL FOR HELP….
THE PERSON WHO ANSWERS  SOUNDS  LIKE A TECH SUPPORT SERVICE WORKER…..BUT IS REALLY A SCARM ARTIST WHO IS COLLECTING LOGIN
CREDENTIALS……THEY THEN STEAL YOU PERSONAL AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION….
THEY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SAYS NEVER GIVE A STRANGER ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL COMPUTER…..



PURSUIT
05/02/19

A BOWLING GREEN  MAN IS FACING CHARGES FOLLOWING A PURSUIT YESTERDAY…. OFFICERS RESPONDED TO REPORTS  OF A MAN DRIVING  WITH  
A GUN HANGING OUT THE WINDOW  AND THERE WAS ALSO AN INFANT IN THE CAR….WHICH CRASHED AND ROLLED OVER ON RIVER TANNER WAY….
24 YEAR OLD TARON WELLS HAD 14-POUNDS OF MARIJUANA WITH A STREET VALUE OF 70-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN THE VEHICLE….AND 398  “VAPE”
CARTIGES  WITH A STREET VALUE OF 30-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..

THE INFANT WASN’T INJURED…..AND AFTER BEING CHECKED OUT AT THE MEDICAL CENTER…..WELLS WAS LOGED IN THE WARREN COUNTY JAIL…..



GRAYSON MAN SENTENCED
05/02/19

A GRAYSON COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES…..

37 YEAR OLD JAMES ARMS OF MILLWOOD WAS SENTENCED TO 50-YEARS IN PRISON AND LIFETIME SUPERVISED SUPERVISION  ON  MULTIPLE
COUNTS OF PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AND POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY……



SPORTS
05/02/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM…..
AND LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM BOTH PLAY IN LOGAN COUNTY…..


THERE’S GOING TO BE A NEW FAVORITE FOR THE KENTUCKY DERBY SATURDAY AS “OMAHA BEACH” WAS SCRATCHED YESTERDAY BECAUSE OF A
BREATHING PRBLEM…..

AND IT’S EXPECTED  THAT   “GAME WINNER”  WILL BE THE NEW FAVORITE…..







UK IPADS
05/01/19

BEGINNING THIS FALL…..ALL INCOMING FRESHMAN  AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY WILL BE GIVEN   AN   “I-PAD”  AS PART OF A PARTNERSHIP WITH
APPLE CORPORATION…..

U-K WILL PAY ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS FOR UP TO 59-HUNDRED  I-PADS FOR THE FALL FRESHMAN CLASS…..THEN EACH YEAR THE
FRESHMAN CLASS WILL BE GIVEN THE DEVCES UNTIL THE ENTIRE STUDENT BODY IS CONNECTED WITH APPLE TECHNOLOGY…….AS  THE  “I-PADS”  
WILL BE PRELOADED WITH TECHNOLOGY TO HELP STUDENTS BETTER MAKE THE TRANSITION BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE…….

THREE U-K STUDENTS HAVE ALSO BEEN INVITED TO APPLE’S…..ENTERPRISE DESIGN LAB…….TO HELP DEVELOP AN  “APP”  TO HELP STUDENTS  
TRANSITION TO LIFE AT  U-K…….



TENNESSEE SPORTS BETTING
05/01/19

TENNESSEE GOVERNOR BILL LEE’S OFFICE SAY HE’LL LET LEGISLATION TO ALLOW SPORTS BETTING  BECOME LAW WITHOUT HIS SIGNATURE…..

A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE GOVERNOR SAYS HE DOESN’T BELIEVE GAMBLING EXPANSION IS BEST…...BUT RECOGNIZES   MANY LAWMAKERS  WANT
TO EXPLORE IT….

TENNESSEEE WILL BECOME  THE FIRST  STATE IN THE NATION TO ALLOW SPORTS BETTING WITHOUT   BRICK-AND MOTOR LOCATIONS…..



NEW PENSION BILL
05/01/19

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION HAS DRAFTED A NEW PENSION BILL FOR LAWMAKERS TO CONSIDER IN A SPECIAL SESSION…..

THE MEASURE  IS AIMED AT GIVING REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES…..COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS…..AND OTHER AGENCIES RELIEF FROM A SPIKE IN
PENSION COSTS BEGINNING JULY FIRST……
BEVINS SAYS HE WILL CALL THE SPECIAL SESSION IN THE DAYS FOLLOWING THE KENTUCKY DERBY….

THE GOVERNOR   SURPRIZED LAWMAKERS WHEN HE VETOED A SIMILIAR BILL FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION  OF THE TWENTY-19 REGULAR
SESSION…..



FOUR WAY STOP
05/01/19

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET HAD PLANNED TO  CHANGE  THE     INTER-SECTION  OF “U-S”  68…..GLASGOW ROAD…..  AND KENTUCKY
ONE-OH-ONE…. SMITHS GROVE/SCOTTSVILLE ROAD…. IN WARREN COUNTY TO A FOUR-WAY STOP TOMORROW….HOWEVER….DUE TO THE
FORECAST OF RAIN TOMORROW…..THAT CHANGE IS BEING MADE TODAY……

OVERSIZED DUAL MOUNTED STOP SIGNS AND OVERSIZED DUAL MOUNTED STOP AHEAD SIGNS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED…..THE FLASHING BEACONS
WILL REMAIN AT THE INTER-SECTION…..BUT THE BULB COLOR HAS BEEN SWITCHED FROM YELLOW DTO RED…..AND RUMBLE STRIPS HAVE BEEN
INSTALLED  ON  “U-S” 68……

MESSAGE BOARDS INFORMING MOTORISTS OF THE  CHANGE HAVE BEEN IN PLACE SINCE LAST WEEK…. …..



SPORTS
05/01/19

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY LAST NIGHT WHERE THEY DROPPED A 12 TO TWO DECISION TO THE
TROJANETTES…..

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO PORTLAND TONIGHT….







NEW LODGE RATES
04/29/19

THE KENTUCKY STATE PARKS HAVE A NEW LODGING RATE THAT GIVES A BREAK TO KENTUCKY RESIDENTS….THE  “KENTUCKY RESIDENT RATE”  
OFFERS UP TO 10-PERCENT OFF THE NORMAL LODGING RATE AT THE PARK SYSTEM’S  17-RESORT PARKS….

RESERVATIONS CAN BE MADE ON LINE AT……PARKS-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV…..AND GUUESTS MUST SHOW A KENTUCKY DRIVER’S LICENSE  OR SOME
OTHER IDENTIFICAION THAT SHOWS THEY ARE  A  KENTUCKY RESIDENT…….

THE RATE…..WHICH WILL BE OFFERED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR……DOESN’T INCLUDE TAXES OR FEES  AND IS SUBEJCT TO AVAILABILITY……



BEVIN LEAST POPULAR
O4/29/19

A NEW POLL FINDS  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN IS THE  “LEAST POPULAR GOVERNOR IN THE COUNTRY…..

THE POLL…..CONDUCTED BY MORNING CONSULT……SAYS BEVING HAS A 33-PERCENT APPROVAL RATING……WHICH IS TIED WITH FIRST YEAR
CONNECTICUT GOVENOR NED LAMONT…..HOWEVER…..LAMONT’S UNDECIDED NUMBER IS 29-PECENT COMPARED TO BEVIN’S 16-PERCENT……

SINCE MORNING CONSULT BEGAN TRACKING GOVERNOR APROVAL RATINGS IN EARLY TWENTY-17……BEVIN’S NET APPROVAL  RATING HAS
DROPPED BY 30 POINTS…..



JACKSONIAN PAGEANT
04/29/19

JACKSONIAN DAY ACTIVITIES CAME TO A CLOSE YESTERDAY……WITH THE JACKSONIAN PAGEANTS……

CROWNED MISS JACKSONIAN  WAS  HANNAH BRYANT…..
AND LAURA HARVEY WAS CROWNED THE FIRST EVER…..MRS. JACKSONIAN……



SUMNER SHOOTING
04/29/19

TENNESSEE AUTHORITIES CONTINUE THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE MURDER OF SEVEN PEOPLE IN SUMNER COUNTY……AS AUTHORITIES  HAVE
ARRESTED  25 YEAR OLD MICHAEL CUMMINS FOLLOWING A MANHUNT SATURDAY NIGHT….

ACCORDING TO THE T-B-I…..A FAMILY MEMBER CALLED  NINE-ONE-ONE   FROM A HOME ON CHARLES BROWN ROAD IN WESTMORELAND  WHERE
THEY FOUND MULTIPLE BODIES…..INCLUDING A 12 YEAR OLD CHILD….ONE OF THE VICTIMS DID SURVIVE….
A SHORT TIME LATER……OFFICERS LEANRED OF A SECOND HOME ON LUBY BROWN ROAD WERE ANOTHER PERSON WAS FOUND DEAD AND HER
VEHICLE HAD BEEN TAKEN……



BARREN MURDER
04/29/19

THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT CONTINUES THE INVESTIGATION  INTO THE SHOOTING DEATH OF 32 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHWER
WALKER OF GLASGOW…..

DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE ON PARK CITY/GLASGOW ROAD AFTER A RESIDENT  OF THAT ADDRESS……48 YEAR OLD DAVID
PONS……HAD POSTED ON FACEBOOK THAT HE HAD KILLED SOMEONE AND THAT HE WAS SUIDICAL…….

AFTER DEPUTIES ARRIVED…..PONS EVENTUALLY CAME OUT….. AND HE WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH MURDER……



SCHWEDER
04/29/19

90 YEAR OLD JEAN SCHWEDER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…..IN LIEW OF
FLOWERS……DONATIONS ARE REQUESTED FOR HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY OR THE FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; ALBERT AND BONNIE SCHWEDER OF SCOTTSVILLE AND
TIMOTHY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SALDIVAR OF
CALIFORNIA…..FIVE GRANDCHILDDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/29/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS SOUTH WARREN….







HYDRANT FLUSHING
04/26/19

THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE WILL BE FLUSHING FIRE HYDRANTS MONDAY THRU FRIDAY OF NEXT WEEK…..
DURING THIS TIME…..THROUGHOUT THE CITY…..CUSTOMERS MAY TEMPORARILY EXPERIENCE   LOW WATER PRESSURE…..NO WATER….OR DINGY
WATER



TAKE BACK DAY
04/26/19

TOMORROW  IS….“NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY”…..WHICH GIVES INDIVIDUALS  THE OPPORTUNITY TO REMOVE POTENTIALLY
DANGEROUS MEDICINES FROM THEIR HOMES AND DISPOSE  OF THEM SAFELY…..

A DROP-OFF SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE FROM 10 TO TWO……HOWEVER….. .A DROP-OFF BOX FOR
UNNEEDED MEDICATIONS  IS AVAILABLE IN THE LOBBY OF THE ALLEN COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER…..24-HOURS A DAY……SEVEN DAYS
AWEEK…..

SINCE THE INCEPTION OF THE PROGRAM   IN TWO-THOUSAND-THREE….THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS COLLECTED JUST OVER  135-THOUSAND  
POUNDS OF UNWANTED AND UNUSED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS…..



CORVETTE PLANT
04/26/19

GENERAL MOTORS IS ADDING A SECOND SHIFT…..AND MORE THAN 400 HOURLY JOBS…..AT THE CORVETTE PLANT……

ADDING A SECOND SHIFT WILL INCREASE THE WORKFORCE TO MORE THAN 13-HUNDRED  AT THE PLANT……WHICH HAS BUILT MORE THAN A
MILLION  CORVETTES SINCE IT OPENED  IN 1981…..

THE INCREASED PRODUCTION WILL SUPPORT THE NEWEST GENERATION CORVETTE…..WHICH WILL BE UNVEILED  JULY 18TYH……AND WILL FIND
THE ENGINE BEING MOVED FROM UNDER THE HOOD TO BETWEEN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT AND THE REAR WHEELS……



ALLEN UNCMPLOYMENT
04/26/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUINTY ROSE SLIGHTLY…..FROM FOUR-POINT
THREE PERCENT  IN FEBRUARY…..TO FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN MARCH……AND THIS MARCH’S JOBLESS RATE WAS HIGHER THAN THE FOUR-
POINT-TWO  PERCENT RECORDED  IN MARCH OF LAST YEAR……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTICT……JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM  FOUR-PERCECT IN WARREN COUNTY…..TO FIVE-POINT-FIVE
PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

AROUND THE COMMONWELTH IN MARCH…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  FELL IN 94 COUNTIES……ROSE IN 19……AND STAYED THE SAME  IN SEVEN…..

WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE  AT THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT……
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 12-POINT-THREE PERCENT……



PEDIGO
04/26/19

65 YEAR OLD LONNIE PEDIGO OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON
AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (SAT)  AFTERNOON AT
THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  JAMIE HOLDER PEDIGO……TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; TINEKIA AND JOSHUA PERRIGO OF TENNESSEE AND
KELLY AND KEITH CROSS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; GEORGE AND LINDA AND CHRISTOPHER AND TIFFANY ALL OF
TOMPKINSVILLE AND JACKIE AND ANITA OF TENNESSEE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; RUBY AND GARY WISDOM AND MARY PEDIGO
ALL OF TOMPKINSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/26/19

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO  HENDERSONVILLE-TENNESSEE TO PLAY IN THE GRIFFIN CLASSIC……
THE TENNIS TEAMS TRAVEL TO GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE GREENWOOD SHOW CASE…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM ENTERTIANS WARREN CENTRAL….


FORMER TOPPER  BASKETBALL COACH DARRIN HORN IS THE NEW MEN’S HEAD BASKETBALL COACH AT NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….

AFTER LEAVING THE HILL……HORN WAS HEAD COAH AT SOUTH CAROLINA….AND FOR THE PAST FOUR SEASON  HAS BEEN THE ASSOCIATE HEAD
COACH AT TEXAS……







FATAL AIRPLANE CRASH
04/25/19

AUTHORITIES ARE INVESTIGATING THE CRASH OF A SMALL PLANE…..AT THE HENDERSON COUINTY AIRPORT TUESDAY NIGHT OR EARLY YESTERDAY
MORNING…..THAT CLAIMED TWO LIVES….

THE VICTIMS HAVEN’T BEEN IDENTIFIED……AS AN AUTOPOSY IS SCHEUDLED FOR TODAY IN MADISONVILLE…..



STRATTON
04/24/19

92 YEAR OLD JEWELL STRATTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  TUESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE  
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  T-W  CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER 10 THIS MORNING (THURS)  AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS  EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS TO GIDEON’S INTERNATIONAL OR HOSPARUS HEALTH OF BARREN RIVER……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JUDY STRATTON OF SCOTTSVILLE….. THREE GRANDCHILDREN, FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
04/25/19

THE N-F L DRAFT KICKS OFF IN NASHVILLE TODAY…..WITH OVER 100-THOUSAND PEOPLE EXPECTED TO HEAD DOWNTOWN EACH DAY OF THE THREE
DAY EVENT…..

THERE MANY ROAD CLOSURES IN DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE…..AS BROADWAY IS CLOSED FROM FIFTH AVENUE TO THE WATER FRONT…..

THERE ARE OFFICIAL PICKUP AND DROP-OFF ZONES…..AND SCOOTERS AND BIKE WILL NOT BE ALLOWED  IN THE AREA……







TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUNDS
04/24/19

THE COMMONWEATH HAS  RECEI VED ALMOST 118-MILLION DOLLARS IN TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUNDS…..

UNDER THE TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT  AGREEMENT…..TOBACCO COMPANIES AGREED TO MAKE ANNUAL PAYMENTS…..IN  PERPETUITY…..
WORTH  208-BILLION DOLLARS TO STATES AND TERRORITIES THAT SIGNED THE  AGREEMENT….

SINCE THE FIRST PAYMENT   IN 1999……KENTUCKY HAS RECEIVED MORE THAN  TWO-BILLION DOLLARS UNDER THE AGREEMENT……AND THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS DESIGNATED THAT HALF OF THE FUNDS BE INVESTED IN AGRICULTURAL DIVERSIFICATION GRANTS……



FISCAL COURT
04/24/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER ONE…..LAST NIGHT……TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..

RECENTLY……SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCAIL APPROVED AN ORDINANCE DEALING WITH VICIOUS DOGS AND CATS AND POULTRY……AND THE CITY
HAD ASKED THAT THE COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER WORK WITH THE CITY ON THE DOG AND CAT PORTION OF THE ORDINANCE……

CURRENTLY…….THE COUNTY RECEIVES 40-THOUSAND DOLLARS  FROM  THE CITY FOR THE ANIMAL SHELTER…..AND THE NEW AGREEMENT WILL
HAVE THEM CONTINUING PAYING THAT AMOUNT…..AND THE AGREEMENT WILL BE REVIEWED YEARLY……



SPORTS
04/24/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  TRAVELED TO GLASGOW LAST NIGHT…..AND PICKED UP A BIG DISTRICT WIN  AS THEY DEFEATED THE SCOTTIES SIX TO
FOUR……

THE PATRIOTS NEXT GAME IS TONIGHT AS THEY GO TO SOUTH WARREN……






2018 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
04/23/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……..THE  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  IN ALLEN COUNTY LAST YEAR WAS FOUR-PERCENT…..
WHICH WAS DOWN FROM  THE FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT RECORDED IN TWENTY-17…….

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT LAST YEAR…..JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM THREE-POINT-SEVEN  PERCENT IN WARREN
COUNTY….TO FIVE-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES DECREASED IN 117 COUNTIES…..ROSE IN TWO…..AND SAYED THE SAME IN
ONE…..

WOODFORD COUNTY HAS THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE IN KENTUCKY….IN TWENTY-18…..AT THREE POINT-ONE PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN  COUNTY RECORDED THE COMMONWEALTH’S HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE LAST YEAR…..AT  13-POINT TWO PERCENT……




CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE CLOSING
04/23/19

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY HAS ANNOUNCED THAT IT WILL BE CLOSING ITS  “CONFUCIOUS INSTITUTE”…..

THE INSTITUTE HAS OPERATED  AT WESTERN SINCE 20-10…….AND THE UNIVERSITY SAID THEY ENDED THEIR AGREEMENT WITH THE “CONFUCIUS
INSTITUTIE” NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS BECAUSE THEY WERE UNABLE TO GET A WAIVER FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE THAT WOULD ALLOW
THEM TO OPERATE THE INSTITUTE  AS-WELL-AS  TEIR CHINESE FLAGSHIP PROGRAM…..

LEGISLATION PASSED LAST YEAT PROHIBITS INSTITUTIONS  FROM HOSTING  A “CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE” IF THEY WERE USING FUNDING FROM THE
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE  FOR CHINESE LANGUAGE PROGRAMS……



PLANNING
04/23/19

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT……
A ZONE CHANGE…..FROM SINGLE FAMILY TO MULTI-FAMILY….. WAS GRANTED FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT THREE-20  NORTH EIGHTH…..
AND TWO VARIANCES FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT  FOUR-ZERO-TWO  AST  WALNUT WERE APPROVED….ONE  WAS FOR AN  18-BY-18  CARPORT AND
THEOTHER FOR  A  10-BY-20 PORTABLE BUILDING……
SCOTTSVILLE POST MASTER MARK  BROADY TALKED WITH THE COMMISSION ABOUT THE POST OFFICE AND COMMISSON WORKING TOGETHER ON
LARGER DEVELOPMENTS…….

AND THE COMMISSION WILL BE ADDING  THE “POST OFFICE” TO THEIR CHECK-LIST  FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS………



BOARDS
04/23/19

63 YEAR OLD RITA LORRAINE BOARDS OF GLASGOW DIED SATURDAY AT T-S SAMSON HOSPITAL…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED)
AFTERNOON AT ON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CANEY FORK CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (WED0 AT
THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERSD-IN-LAW; SHELBY AND EMMA OF PARK CITY AND OWEN AND KIM OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; ANNA AND SCOTTY ALLEN OF GLASGOW…..AND AN AUNT; TELLIE STARKS OF TENNESSEE……..



SPORTS
04/23/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS GO TO BARREN COUNTY…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY…..
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM PLAYS IN GLASGOW……

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON……







FEEDING FAITH
04/22/19

FEEDING FAITH SOUP KITCHEN WILL BE HOLDING THEIR FIRST FUND RAISER….. THIS AFTERNOON  FROM FIVE TO SIX…..AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST
CHURCH……

AS THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO STOP BY TO SEE WHAT THEY DO…..
THE “THANKSGIVING” MEAL IS FREE…..BUT DONATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED…..




GARDEN PROGRAM
04/22/19

THE COMMUNITY ACTION GARDEN PROGRAM BEGINS TODAY……

THE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC SELF-SUPPORT…..BY PROVIDING  LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS WITH THE ESSENTIAL
MATERIALS TO START GROWING A VEGETABLE GARDEN….

ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A VOUCHER FROM COMMUNITY ACTION THAT CAN BE USED TO PURCHASE GARDEN PRODUCTS……

FOR MORE INFORMATION  CONTACT THE ALLEN COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION OFFICE AT  25  J-L-TURNER PLACE……OR CALL….TWO-THREE-SEVEN-
41-49…….



CYBER SAFETY
04/22/19

TONIGHT AT SIX……THE FAITH COALITION IS SPONSORING A FREE PROGRAM ON  “CYBER SAFETY”    AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH
SCHOOL…..

PARENTS…..GRANDPARENTS…..AND CHILD-INVOLVED ADULTS WILL OBTAIN A BETTER KNOWLEDGE OF THE DANGERS THEIR CHILDREN FAC ON-
LINE….AS THE TOPICE COVERED INCLUDE SEZXTING…..SOCIAL MEDIA…..GAMING…..AND ON-LINE PREDATORS…..



SPORTS
0422/19

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN…..


IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS…..

THE PREDATORS TAKE ON THE STARS IN DALLAS……WITH THE START LEADING THE SERIES……THREE GAMES TO TWO……







CRIMINAL JUSTICE FORUM
04/18/19

KENTUCKY  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND TENNESSEE GOVERNOR BILL LEE WERE PART OF A FORM  ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE YESTERDAY…..AT
BELMONT UNIVERISTY’S COLLEGE  OF LAW YESTERDAY….

BOTH GOVERNORS OUTLINED CRIMINAL JUSTICE PRIORITIES AND INITIATIVES…..

BEVIN SAID HE PLANS TO CREATE A…..SENTENCING INTEGRITY UNIT….SAYING MISTAKES ARE MADE IN SENTENCING…….
AND LEE  PROMISED TO EXAMINE SENTENCING GUIDELINES IN TENNESSEE…..



FEDERAL DRUG ARRESTS
04/18/19

FEDERAL AUTHORITIES HAVE CHARGED 60 PEOPLE…..INCLUDING 31 DOCTORS….. FOR THEIR ROLES IN ILLEGALLY PRESCRIBING AND
DISTRIBUTING MILLIONS OF PILLS CONTAINING OPIOIDS AND OTHER DANGEROUS DRUGS…..

AUTHORITIES SAY THE ARRESTS ARE TIED TO SOME 350-THOUSND PRESCRIPTONS AND 32-MILLON PILLS……

AMONG THOSE  ARRESTED ARE A  KENTUCKY DOCTOR…..A KENTUCKY DENTIST… AND A TENNESSE DOCTOR  WHO DUBBED HIMSELF  THE   “ROCK
DOC”…..;



ARREST-MURDER
04/18/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED 64 YEAR OLD JACKIE MUTTER OF SCOTTSVILLE WITH THE MURDER….IN
THE TWENTY-17 SHOOTING DEATH OF WENDELL JACKSON…….

MUTTER IS ALSO FACING SEVERAL DRUG CHARGES  INCLUDING TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH….HE’S ALSO CHARGED WITH  
POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN BY A CONVICTED FELON  AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR……



DOUBLE FATAL
04/18/19

TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD FOLLOWING  A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT…..

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SAY 23 YEAR OLD AARON WINGFILED OF BOWLING GREEN LOST CONTROL OF HIS CAR ON HAYS
LODGE ROAD  AND IT HIT A TREE….

WINGFIELD AND HIS PASSENGER…..23 YEAR OLD KRISTA VINCENT OF SMITHS GROVE…. WERE BOTH PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE……..



SPORTS
04/18/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN MONROE COUNTY….
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO LOGAN COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL PLAYS AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….


THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN MONROE COUNTY….
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO LOGAN COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL PLAYS AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….







ARTS ON MAIN
04/17/19

THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS  ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S HELP IN FINDING THE INDIVIDUAL OR INDIVIDUALS WHO DAMAGED…..ARTS ON
MAIN….. SOMETIME BETWEEN MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING….AS THE SPINDELS ON THE RAILINGS WERE BROKEN……

“ARTS ON MAIN”……WHICH IS LOCATED ON EAST MAIN STREET BETWEEN  U-S BANK AND DOMINO’S……HAS A LIMITED BUDGET WHICH IS USED EACH
SUMMER TO BRING THE PROGRAMS TO “ARTS ON MAIN”………

“ARTS ON MAIN”  OFFICIALS SAY THEY WILL FIND A WAY TO REBUILD THE GAZEBO…….

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THIS VANDELISM……IT’S ASKED YOU CONTACT THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT AT  TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-36-
11……



SUBPOENAS
04/17/19

KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IS DEMANDING  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND THE LABOR CABINET RESCIND  SUBPOENAS CALLING
FOR NAMES OF TEACHERS INVOLVED IN SICKOUT  PROTESTS AT THE STATE CAPITAL THIS YEAR…..

BESHSER SAYS THE SUBPOENAS ARE NOT LAWFUL AS THE TEACHERS WERE ENGAGED IN PROTECTED SPEECH…..HE’S GIVING THEM 10-DAYS TO
RESCIND THE SUBPOENAS….AND IF THEY DON’T HE WILL TAKE THEM TO COURT…..

SEVEN SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAVE RECEIVED SUBPOENAS…….



MISSING TEEN
04/17/19

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A MISSING WARREN COIUTY TEEN…..

17 YEAR OLD JAIRI GALLEGOS WAS LAST SEEN IN THE OAKLAND AREA  AROUND EIGHT LAST NIGHT….

GALLEGOS IS A HISPANIC FEMALE…..FIVE-FEET-FIVE INCHES TALL AND WEIGHS 125 POUNDS….SHE WAS WEARING BLUE JEANS….NAVY BLUE TANK
TOP….BLACK SHOES….AND WHITE SOCKS….

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CONTACT THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AT  TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-EIGHT-FOUR-TWO-16-
33……



ARREST-SIMPSON
04/17/19

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A SIMPSON COUNTY MAN ON SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGES…..

38 YEAR OLD LARRY SCHULTZ-JUNIOR OF FRANKLIN IS CHARGED IN A SIMPSON COUNTY  INDICTMENT WARRANT  WITH SEXUAL ABUSE-VICTIM  
UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE….



BG WOMAN CHARGED
04/17/19

A BOWLING GREEN WOMAN IS FACING CHARGES AFTER SHE SLAMMED HER TWO-YEAR OLD SON ONTO THE CONCRETE FRIDAY….AND THEN
RANAWAY DURING A FIGHT SHE WAS HAVING WITH A MAN….

NOELLE GRAY IS CHARGED WITH WANTON ENGANGERMENT AND CHILD ABUSE….

ACCORDING TO OFFICER RONNIE WARD WITH THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT……CHILD…..WHO  WAS FLOWN THE VANDERBILT
MEDICAL CENTER….. WAS RELEASED MONDAY…….



FARM BUREAU MOVING
04/17/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TODAY SO THEY CAN MOVE INTO THEIR NEW FACILITY AT THREE-60 FRANKLIN ROAD…..

THE OFFICE WILL REOPEN IN THE NEW LOCATION TOMORROW…..



SPORTS
05/17/19

THE PREDATORS ARE IN DALLAS TO TANGLE WITH THE STARS IN GAME FOUR OF THE PLAY-OFFS…..

WITH NASHVILLE LEADING  THE SERIES TWO GAMES TO ONE…….


THE HOT RODS HOST LAKE COUNTY……







04/15/19
06:05AM

THIS IS…..NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATORS WEEK…..A TIME TO RECOGNIZE THOSE INDIVIDUALS WE CALL “DISPATCHERS”……WHO ANSWER YOUR
CALL WHEN YOU NEED EMERGENCY SERVICES……

LAST YEAR……THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY DISPATCH CENTER ANSWERED SEVEN-THOUSAND-651….NINE-ONE-ONE- CALLS…..AND A TOTAL
OF 26-THOSUAND-858 CALLS FOR SERVICE……



WALKAWAY CAPTURED
04/15/19

AN INMATE WHO WALKEDAWAY  FROM THE GREEN RIVER CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX IN CENTRAL CITY…..HAS BEEN CAPTURED IN WARREN
COUNTY…..

STATE POLICE SAY CHARLES PEDIGO WAS LOCATED EARLY SATURDAY MORNING  AT A RESIDENCE  ON  H-E JOHNSON ROAD…..AFTER THE
HOMEOWNER CALLED AUTHORITIES AND  SAID THERE WAS  A MAN ON HER PORCH TRUING TO  QUIET HER DOGS…..



SPORTS
04/15/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM HOSTS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON SOUTH WARREN……
AND THE TENNIS TEAMS GO TO SOUTH WARREN….


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE PREDATORS ARE IN DALLAS TO TAKE ON THE STARS IN GAME THREE OF THE PLAY OFFS….WITH THE SERIES TIED AT ONE GAME APIECE…..

THE HOT RODS HOST LAKE COUNTY….







REGISTRATION
04/11/19

KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION…..FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR….WILL BE HELD AT THE PRIMARY CENTER THIS AFTERNOON…..FROM
4:30PM MTO 6:30PM

TO ENROLL IN KINDERGARTEN….STUDENTS MUST BE FIVE ON OR BEFORE AUGUST FIRST….. HOWEVER…..THE IS A POLICY AND PROCESS
AVAILABLE FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WHO TURN FIVE BETWEEN  AUGUST SECOND AND OCTOBER FIRST…. AND WOULD LIKE FOR THEIR CHILD
TO ATTEND KINDERGARTEN IN THE  UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR…..
TO ATTEND PRESHCOOL….STUDENTS MUST BE FOUR  BY AUGUST FIRST AND MEET INCOME GUIDELINES…..OR BE THREE AND IDENTIFIED  WITH
SPECIAL NEEDS…..

PARENTS AND GUARDIANS SHOULD BRING A VALID BIRTH CERTIFICATE…..A KENTUCKY IMMUNIZATION CERTIFICATE…..AND FOR PRESCHOOL
REGISTRATION PROOF OF INCOME……



JEFFERSON SCHOOL DISTRICT SUBPOEA
04/11/19

THE JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT….COMMONWEALTH’S LARGEST SCHOOL DISTRICT  AND ONE OF THE BIGGEST IN THE
COUNTRY……HAS BEEN SENT A SUBPOENA  BY THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET SEEKING THE NAMES OF TEACHERS  WHO MIGHT HAVE USED SICK
DAYS  TO ATTEND RALLIES  AT THE STATE CAPITAL  WHILE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY  WAS IN SESSI0N…..

WIDESPREAD ABSENCES IN SOME DISTRICTS FORCED CLASSED TO BE CANCELED FOR AS LONG AS A FEW DAYS……

SUBPOENAS  HAVE ALSO BEEN SENT TO   BULLITT AND OLDHAM COUNTIES……



NEW DNA TESTING PROGRAM
04/11/19

KENTUCKY AUTHORITIES SAY THE COMMONWEALTH IS GOING TO START USING RAPID…..D-N-A  TESTING….FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGAOINS…..

FOR THE LAST FW MONTHS….THE STATE POLICE FORENSICS  LABS HAVE PILOTED USE OF THE SYSTEM….WHICH HAS PROVEN SUCCESSSFUL AT
IDENTFYING SUSPECTS WITHIN HOURS…..

THERE ARE ALSMOST TWO-THOUAND SEXUAL ASSAULTS REPORTED IN KENTUCKY EVERY YEAR…..AND IT’S ESTIMATED THAT NEARLY TWICE THAT
AMOUNT GO UNREPORTED……



SPORTS
04/11/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM HOSTS BOWLING GREEN…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE-30 THIS AFTERNOON…….


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE HOT RODS WERE SHUT OUT BY LAKE COUNTY SEVEN TO NOTHING….

AND THE PREDATORS DROPPED A THREE TO TWO DECISION TO THE STARS…..







PENSION BILL VETOED
04/10/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS VETOED HOUSE BILL THREE-58……A PENSION BILL THAT WAS AIMED AT PROVIDING  PENSION RELIEF TO THE
COMMONWEALTH’S REGONAL UNIVERSITIES  AND DOZENS  OF  “QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES”   SUCH AS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS,
MENTAL HEALTH GROUPS…..

THE MEASURE….WHICH WAS PASSED ON THE LAST DAY OF THE SESSION SO LAWMAKERS DON’T HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO OVERRIDE THE VETO…..
WOULD HAVE THE UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER AGENCIES TO LEAVE  KENTUCKY’S TROUBLED PENSION SYUSTEM…..OR THEY COULD STAY IN THE
PENSION SYSTEM AND BEGIN PAYUING 84-PERCENT OF THEIR PAYROLL AS THEIR SHARE OF PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS….WHICH IS WHAT THE REST
OF STATE GOVERNMENT PAID THIS YEAR….

BEVIN SAID HE PLANS TO CALL A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JULY FIRST TO DEAL WITH THE PENSION……..A SPECIAL
SESSION THE GOVERNOR CALLED LAST DECEMBER FAILED TO REACH AN AGREMENT…..



CHILD ABUSE MONTH
04/10/19

APRIL IS …..CHILD ABUSE AWARENESS MONTH…..AND A WALK WAS HELD LAST NIGHT WITH ABOUT 100-INDIVIDUALS PARTICIPATING…..THE WALK
WENT FROM SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH TO THE JUSTICE CENTER……

APPROXIMATELY THREE-MILLION CHILDREN ARE REPORTED  ABUSED OR NEGLECTED IN THE UNITED STATES EACH YEAR…..
LAST YEAR…..THERE WERE 196 CASES SUBSTANTIATED AND/OR IN NEED OF SERVICES IN ALLEN COUNTY…..THAT EFFECTED 178 CHILDREN…….



SCAMS
04/10/19

ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF JEFF COOKE  HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT SEVERAL PHONE SCAMS HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO HIS OFFICE….

HE URGES RESIDENTS TO BE VERY CAUTIOUS ABOUT GIVING OUT PERSONAL INFORMATION   TO SOMEONE OVER THE PHONE…..

ALSO…..ANYONE WITH INTERNET ACCESS…..CAN GO TO THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S WEBSITE AND SIGN UP FOR SCAM ALERTS……



SPORTS
04/10/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM HOSTED GLASGOW LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED A 10 TO SEVEN DECISION TO THE SCOTTIES…..

THE HOT RODS DROPPED A 13 TO FOUR DECISION TO LAKE COUNTY…….

AND THE PREDATORS BEGIN STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS TONIGHT AS THEY’RE AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO PLAY THE STARS…..







CITY COUNCIL
04/0919

AT LAST NIGHT’S CITY  COUNCIL MEETING….SECOND READING WAS TO BE GIVEN TO AN AMENDMENT TO THE ANIMAL ORDINANCE…..

THERE WERE RESIDENTS IN ATTENDANCE WHO SPOKE IN FAVOROF THE AMENDMENT…..WHICH PASSED ON A UNANIMOUS VOTE…..

THE COUNCIL ALSO APPROVED A RESOLUTION AND APPROVED MAYOR ROB CLINE TO SIGN THE MUNICIPAL ROAD AID AGREEMENT IN THE AMOUNT
OF 84-THOUSAND-737 DOLLARS……



WKU TO CUT PROGRAMS
04/09/19

THE ACTING PROVOST AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY SAYS  IT’S BEING RECOMMEND THAT  26-PERCENT OF  THE SCHOOL’S ACADEMIC
PROGRAMS BE SUSPENDED…..

CHERYL STEVENS SAY THE SCHOOL’S…..COMPREHENSIVE ACADEMIC PROGRAM EVALUATION……. IS RECOMMENDING THE SUSPENSION OF 101
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS INCLUDING   11-UNDERGRADUATE  DEGREES…..FOUR-GRADUATE DEGREES…..AND 86 OTHER CREDENTIALS  SUCH AS  
MINORS AND CERTIFICATES……

THE RECOMMENDATIONS   WILL BE TAKEN UP FRIDAY DURING THE BOARD OF REGENTS COMMITTEE MEETING…..



HEMP
04/09/19

SPEAKING IN LOUISVILLE YESTERDAY……SENATOR MITCHELL MCCONNELL  SAYS HE’S…..WILLING TO OFFER FOLLOW-UP LEGISLATION IF NEEDED…..
TO RESOLVE ANY “GLITCHES”  STEMMING  FROM  THE MISTAKEN IDENTITY OF HEMP AND MARIJUANA……

SINCE HEMP’S  LEGALIZATION…..SOME TRUCKERS HAULING HEMP HAVE BEEN ARRESTED BY POLICE WHO CAN’T TELL IF THEY HAVE INTERCEPTED A
LEGAL CROP OR MARIJUANA…..

THE ONLY WAY TO DISTINGUISH HEMP AND MARIJUANA IS BY MEASURING THEIR      T-H-C ….AND OFFICERS DON’T HAVE THE TESTING TECHNOLOGY
TO DO SO ON THE SPOT……



SPORTS
04/09/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS GO TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY…..
THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM HOSTS GLASGOW…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FORM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON…..


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT….

VIRGINIA WON THEIR FIRST…..MEN’S N-C-A-A BASKETBALL TITLE…..WITH AN 85 TO 77 OVERTIME WIN OVER TEXAS TECH……







PROVOST STEPS DOWN
04/08/19

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY PROVOST…..TERRY BALLMAN…..HAS STEPPED DOWN AFTER FACULITY  MEMBERS  APPROVED  A  NO-
CONFIDENCE RESOLUTION…..

BALLMAN ANNOUNCED HER DECISION IN A CAMPUSWIDE  E-MAIL FRIDAY….SHE SAID SHE WILL BE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT  FOR SPECIAL
INITIATIVES  UNTIL AUGUST 30TH  20-20…..AND THEN WILL BECOME A TENURED PROFESSOR…..

REPORTEDLY……THE NO CONFIDENCE VOTE STEMS FROM THE SUDDEN RESIGNATION OF  POTTER COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES DEAN  LARRY
SYNDER LAST WEEK…..




WORK ZONE WEEK
04/08/19

WITH ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION  SEASON KICKING OFF IN APRIL ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……THE KENTUCKY TRANPORTAITON CABINET IS
ENCOURAGING MOTORISTS TO SLOW DOWN AND DRIVE WITHOUT DISTRICTIONS IN ACTIVE WORK ZONES….

THIS IS…..NATONAL WORK ZONE AWARENESS  WEEK…..AND ACCORDING TO THE CABINET THE NUMBER OF WORK ZONE ACCIDENTS IN KENTUCKY
ROSE THREE-PERCENT LAST YEAR ….. FROM  ONE-THJOUSAND-SEND  IN TWENTY-17 TO ONE-THOUSAND-42  LAST EYAR…..

DISTRICTED DRIVING IS THE MOST SIGNIFINCANT  CAUSE OF WORK ZONE  CRASHES…..AS LAST YEAR IN THE COMMONWEALTH….53-PERCENT OF
WORK ZONE CRASHES LISTED DISTRACTED DRIVING AS A FACTOR……



BRING YOUR OWN BAG
04/08/19

IT’S SOON GOING TO BE…..BRING YOUR OWN BAG…..AT YOUR LOCAL KROGER STORE…..AS THEY’RE  IS PHASING OUT…..USE-ONCE…THROW-AWAY-
PLACTIC BAGS AND TRANSITIONING TO  REUSABLE  BAGS……AND THE CHANGE IS EXPECT TO BE COMPLETED BY 20-256……

KROGER OPERATES…..EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH ITS SUBSIDIARIES…..TWO-THOUSAND-764  SUPERMARKETS AND MULTI-DEPARTMENT
STORES…..

IT’S ESTIMATED THAT AMERICANS USE 100-BILLION PLASTIC BAGS A YEAR…..AND THE AVERAGE FAMILY TAKES HOME ALMOST 15-HUNDRED PLASTIC
SHOPPING BAGS DURING THOSE SAME 12-MONTHS……



SPORTS
04/08/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM  PLAYS AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM  TRAVELS TO EAST ROBINSON- TENNESSEE….


THE MEN’S N-C-A-A BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED TONIGHT AS TEXAS TECH TAKES ON VIRGINIA……







CONCEALED CARRY
04/05/19

LEGISLATION ALLOWING ADULTS TO CARRY A CONCEALD HANDGUN…..WITHOUT A PERMIT OR TRAINING….HAS BEEN SIGNED BY GOVERNOR MATT
BEVIN….

UNDER THE LEGISLATON…..KENTUCKIANS AGW 21….AND WHO ARE ABLE TO LAWFULLY POSSESS A FIREARM……CAN CONCEAL THEIR  WEAPONS
WITHOUT A LICENSE…..

THE NEW LAW TAKES EFFECT IN JUNE…….



STAR PARTY
04/05/19

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL CELEBRATE…..INTERNATIONAL NIGHT SKY WEEK……WITH A MAMMOTH CAVE STAR PARTY SUNDAY NIGHT
FROM  EIGHT TO 10….

TO BE HELD OUTSIDE THE VISITORS CENTER….ATTENDEES WILL BE ABLE TO  VIEW  PLANETS AND OTHER NIGHT SKY OBJECTS THROUGH
TELESCOPES PROVIDED BY THE PARK….OR THEY CAN BRING THEIR OWN……

IF THERE IS A HEAVILY CLOUDED SKY……A PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT THE OUTDOOR AMPHITHEATER……



SPORTS
04/05/19

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH……..

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM TAKES ON FERN CREEK…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM  IS IN HUNTSVILLE-ALABAMA TO PLAY IN THE BOB JONES INVITATIONAL……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE HOT RODS DOWNED DAYTON…..

THE PREDATORS SKATED PAST VANCOUVER THREE TO TWO….

AND IN THE MEN’S  N-I-T CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..
LIPSCOMB DROPPED AN 81 TO 66 DECISION TO TEXAS……







CRIME STOPPERS
04/04/19

STATE POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN IDENTIFYING TWO  INDIVIDUALS  WANTED  IN CONNECTOIN WITH A SHOOTING IN SCOTTSVILLE  ON  MARCH
16TH THAT LEFT ONE PERSON AND ANOTHER DEAD……

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION   IS ASKED TO CONTACT  SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY CRIME STOPPERS  AT EIGHT-SIX-SIX-EIGHT-FOUR-TWO-
CLUE……AT THEIR WEB-SITE AT SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE-DOT-COM….OR CALL SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE…..

CRIME STOPPERS ONLY WANTS YOUR INFORMATION  AND NOT YOUR NAME…..



AMBER ALERT CANCELLED
04/04/19

AN AMBER ALERT FOR A 16 YEAR OLD DAWSON SPRINGS GIRL  HAS BEEN CANCELLED…..
LAURYN  SIZEMORE  AND HER STEP-GRANDFATHER  WERE LOCATED  IN ORANGE BEACH-ALABAMA……

AUTHORITIES SAY GLENN HARPER HAS BEEN DETAINED…..BUT HAVEN’T INDICATED IF HE’S FACING ANY CHARGES……



SPORTS
04/04/19

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH……
THE PATRIOTS DROPPED A 16 TO EIGHT DECISION TO MADISON CENTRAL…….


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE BRAVES ENTERTAIN THE  CUBS…..
THE CARDINALS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE PADRES…..
THE REDS ARE ON THE ROAD TO PITTSBURGH…..

AND THE HOT RODS OPEN THEIR SEASON IN DAYTON….


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON VANCOUVER…..

AND IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME OF THE MEN’S  N-I-T……
LIPSCOMB TAKES ON TEXAS……







CENSUS
04/03/19

PARTNERSHIP SPECIALISTS  FROM  THE U-S CENSUS BUREAU WERE IN SCOTTSVILLE YESTERDAY TO HOLD THE FIRST  MEETING OF THE ALLEN
COUNTY…..COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE……

THE COMPLETE COUNTY COMMITTEE WILL MEET AGAIN IN MAY…..
ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENTS  ARE ALSO BEING SOUGHT TO WORK WITH THE 20-20 CENSUS….
AND TO APPLY GO ONLINE TO….20-20-CENSUS-DOT-GOV-FORWARD SLASH-JOBS…..



LAWN MOWER ACCIDENT
04/03/19

A LAWNMOWER  ACCIDENT IN THE 17-HUNDRED BLOCK OF PATRICK WAY…..IN BOWLING GREEN YESTERDAY….CLAIMED A LIFE….

BOWLING GREEN POLCIE HAVE IDENTIFIED   THE VICTIM AS  21 YEAR OLD DYLAN GRAVES OF FRANKLIN……

THE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT REMAINS  UNDER INVESTIGATION……..



DEATH INVESTIGATION
04/03/19

A DEATH INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY IN BARREN COUNTY AFTER A BODY WAS FOUND IN A BURNED HOME IN RAILTON…..

FIREFIGHERS WAS CALLED TO THE RESIDENCE  ON BOATMAN ROAD JUST BEFORE TWO YESTERDAY MORING…..

THE BODY WAS TAKEN TO THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINSERS OFFICE….AND AUTHORITIES SAY NO FOUL PLAY IS NOT SUSPECTED AT THIS TIME…..



SPORTS
04/03/19

AT THE MEN’S N-I-T FINAL FOUR…..
LIPSCOMB DEFEATED WITCHITA STATE 71 TO 64….
AND THEY WILL NOW TAKE ON TEXAS IN TOMORROW NIGHT’S CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..

AND AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH…..
BATH COUNTY DEFEATED THE PATRIOTS SEVEN TO SIX IN NINE INNINGS…..



TODAY  AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH….
THE PATRIOTS PLAY MADISON CENTRAL…..…..







NEWS LICENSES
04/02/19

RESIDENTS IN FRANKLIN AND WOODFORD COUNTIES WILL BE ABLE TO GET  A NEW DRIVER’S LICENSE IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS…..

THE NEW LICENSES  MEET THE FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE…..REAL I-D….. WHICH THE COMMONWEALTH MUST COMPL WITH BY OCTOBER
FIRST OF 20-20……

KENTUCKIANS  WILL HAVE THE CHOICE OF TWO TYPES OF IDENTIFICATION…..A VOLUNTARY “TRAVEL I-D”  WHICK ALLOW YOU TO BOARD DOMESTIC
FLIGHTS WITHOUT A PASSPORT AND ACCESS TO RESTRICTED FEDERAL FACILITIES…..
AND A  ‘STANDARD CREDENTIAL I-D”……WHICH ALLOWS YOU TO VOTE…..MAKE AGE-RESTRICTED  PURCHASES…AND HAVE ACCESS TO FEDERAL
BENEFITE…..

EACH  “I-D” IS VALID FOR EIGHT YEARS…...THE STANDARD “I-D” WILL COST 43-DOLLARS……WHILE THE TRAVEL “I-D” WILL BE 48-DOLLARS……

ALLEN CIRCUIT CLERK TODD CALVERT HAS  TOLD NEWSWATCH HE WASN’T BEEN GIVEN A FIRM DATE



MCCONNELL
04/02/19

PROTESTERS BRIEFLY INTERRUPTED REMARKS BY SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL YESTERDAY…..AS HE HOSTED AN EVENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF
LOUISVILLE….

MCCONNELL WAS ABOUT TO INTRODUCE DEMOCRATIC SENATER TIM KAINE OF VIRGINIA….WHEN A DOZEN PROTESTERS STOOD UP AND STARTED
SHOUTING…..

THEY WERE LED OUT BY POLICE AND THE EVENT CONTINUED  WITH KAINE’S SPEECH……



BRIDGE COLLAPSE
04/02/19

A BRIDGE COLLAPSE HAS CLOSED A PORTION  OF I-75….NEAR CHATTANOOGA….

THE COLLAPSE  IS NEAR THE   I-24 WESTBOUND SPLIT….AND HAS CLOSED THE NORTH AND SOUTH BOUND LANES OF I-75…..

AUTHORITIES  SAY THE ROA IS EXPECTED TO BE CLOSED FOR AN EXTENDED TIME……



SPORTS
04/02/19

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH…..
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM DEFEATED DAVIESS COUNTY FOUR TO ONE……


KENTUCKY HEAD BASKETBALL COACH JOHN CAPIPARI WILL FINISH HIS CAREER  WITH THE WILDCATS…..AS HE HAS AGREED TO A 10-YEAR
EXTENSION OF HIS CONTRACT…..

HE WAS UNDER CONTRACT THROUGH TWENTY-24 FOLLOWING A SEVEN-YEAR EXTENSION IN TWENTY-17…..

AND  ONCE HE’S DONE COACHING…..CALIPARI WILL BECOME A PAID LIFETIME AMBASSADOR…..


AND AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH….
THE PATRIOTS PLAY BATH COUNTY AND LEXINGTON CHRISTIAN…..







SOKY BOOK FAIR
04/01/19

MORE THAN 150-AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS WILL ATTEND THE 21ST ANNUAL…. SOUTHERN KENTUCKY BOOK FEST…..APRIL 26TH AND 27TH…..

HELD AT THE KNICELY  CONFERENCE CENTER……SOKY  BOOK FEST  WEEKEND IS FULL OF AUTHOR PRESENTATIONS…..PANEL DISCUSSIONS….
AND BOOK SIGIENS….AS-WELL-AS THE KENTUCKY WRITERS CONFERENCE…..

FRIDAY  ALSO INCLUDES  “TEEN AND CHILDREN’S DAY”……AND NEW THIS YEAR WILL BE A FREE SESSIONS  ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH AGENTS
AND THEIR AUTHORS……

FOR MORE INFORMATION GO ON-LINE TO…..SOKY-BOOK-FEST-DOT-ORG……



HEALTH AWSUIT
04/01/19

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE……AND 11 OTHER ATTORNEY’S GENERAL….HAVE  ANNOUNCED THEY’VE  WON A FEDERAL LAWSUIT
THAT WILL PROTECT HEALTH CARE BENEFITS FOR INDIVIDUALS  IN INDIVIDUAL AND SMALL GROUP HEALTH CARE PLANS….

THE SUIT SOUGHT TO INVALIDATE A CHANGE THAT WOULD HAVE ALLOWED INDIVIDUAL AND SMALL GROUP  HEALTH  PLANS NOT TO COMPLY WITH
THE PROVISIONS OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT….

THE RULING WILL ALSO ALLOW EMPLOYEES IN THESE PLANS TO BE ABLE TO CONTINUE TO QUALIFY FOR HEALTH CARE TAX INCENTIVES THATKEEP
HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIMUMS AFFORDABLE…..



FATAL
04/01/19

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS AN ACCIDENT…..EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING ON SCOTTSVILLE ROAD….CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A  
SCOTTSVILLE MAN…..

ACCORDNG TO DEPUTES….A 1998  F-150  DRIVEN BY 26 YEAR OLD MICHAEL WALKER RAN INTO THE MEDIAN…..THEN CAME BACK INTO THE SOUTH
BOUND LANDS AND FLIPPED SEVERAL TIME BEFORE HITTING A GUARDRAIL……



POLAND
04/01/19

73 YEAR OLD DONALD REED POLAND OF JAMESTOWN AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITAION BEGINS AFTER 10 FRIDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; PHILANIE AND ROSALIE OF JAMESTOWN AND CHAD OF ARKANSAS…..TWO BROTHERS AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND KIM OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GARY OF FLORIDA…..TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CAROLINE AND NORMAN BUNCH
OF BOWLING GREEN AND ANN AND RICHARD CROWE OF TENNESSEE……AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; TINA POLAND OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD
ALSO SURVIVES……



LONES
04/01/19

78 YEAR OLD RUSSELL LONES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (MON) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO UNION CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOSEPH…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS; DONNA ALFORD AND KELLY BEST ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..
FOUR GRANDCHILDREN, A GREAT-GRANDCHILD AND TWO STEP-GREAT-GRANDCILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/01/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBLL TEAM IS IN FLORIDA TO PLAY IN THE FORT WALTON BEACH CLASSIC…..


THE BRAVES AT  HOME TO PLAY THE CUBS…..
THE CARDINALS ARE IN PITTSBURGH……
AND THE REDS HOST THE BREWERS…..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
03/29/19

ACCORDING TO THE  KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  ROSE  FROM FOUR-POINT-ONE
PERCENT IN JANUARY…..TO FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN FEBRUARY……AND THIS FEBRUARY’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO ABOVE THE FOUR-
POINT-ONE PERCENT RECORDED IN FEBRUARY OF LAST YEAR……

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..
WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE  LOWEST JOBLESS RATE AT THREE-PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD  THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   AT 13-POINT-THREE PERCENT……



HEAP DEADLINE EXTENDED
03/29/19

COMMUNITY ACTION IS EXTENDING ITS ENROLLMENT PERIOD  FOR THE CRISIS COMPONENT OF THE  HOME  ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM…..OR
HEAP…..
AS APPLICATION WILL NOW BE ACCEPTED THRU APRIL 30TH   OR UNTIL FUNDS ARE DEPLETED…..

APPLICATIONS…..WHICH  ARE TAKEN ON A FIRST-COME…..FIRST-SERVIED BASIS….. ARE ACCEPTED  AT THE   ALLEN COUNTY   COMMUNITY ACTION
AGENCY OFFICE LOCATED AT 25  J-L TURNER PLACE…..
TO APPLY……APPLICANTS  MUST  MEET INCOME ELIGIBILITY  REQUIREMENTS…..   AS-WELL-AS  HAVE RECEIVED A  “DISCONNECT”  NOTICEC FROM
THEIR UTILITY COMPANY…..OR BE WITHIN FOUR DAYS OF RUNNING OUT OF A NON-METERED FUEL SUCH AS PROPANE OR KEROSENE……



PENSION BILL
03/29/19

ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION YESTERDAY….. LAWMAKERS PASSED  HOUSE BILL THREE-58 WHICH  WOULD LET UP TO
118-QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES LEAVE THE COMMONWEALTH’S STRUGGLING RETIREMENT SYSTEM…..

THOSE AGENCIES NCLUDE  LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS….DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS….RAPE CRISIS CENTERS…..AND SOME PUBLIC
UNIVERSITIES….

STARTING JULY FIRST….THEIR CONTRIBUTION RATE IS SET TO INCREASE FROM ABOUT 49-PERCENT OF EVERY EMPLOYEES’ SALARY…..TO ABOUT 84-
PERCENT…..

THE PLAN WILL ALSO LET THE AGENCIES LEAVE WITHOUT PAYING  WHAT THEY OWE….WHICH COULD COST THE PENSION SYSTEM UP TO 799-MILLION
DOLLARS OVER THE NEXT FEW DECADES….



TINSLEY
03/29/19

61 YEAR OLD JAMES THOMAS  “TOMMY”  TINSLEY OF ADOLPHUS DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (SAT)  AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME …..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE
FUNERAL HOME….AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..EXPRESIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; CYNTHIA TINSLEY…..TWO STEP-SONS; WILLIAM AND EDWARD LEONARD BOTH OF ADOLPHUS…..A DAUGHTER; LENNOX
WRIGHT OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; NORMAN AND BERTIE CARTWRIGHT OF BOWLING GREEN…..THREE
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
03/29/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO BOWLING GREEN….

THE PREDATORS PLAY IN PITTSBURGH…..

THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES WITH CHARLOTTE……

AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
LOUISVILLE PLAYS OREGON STATE…..

AND AT THE MEN’S  N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
KENTUCKY GOES AGAINST HOUSTON…..







GENERAL ASSEMBLY
03/28/19

FOLLOWING THE 10-DAY….VETO RECESS……THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY RETURNS TO FRANKFORT TODAY FOR THE FINAL DAY OF THE
TWENTY-19 SESSION….
LAWMAKERS WILL DECIDE WHETHER TO  OVERRIDE  VETOS MADE BY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN….AND  THEY COULD STILL PASS LEGISLATION……

THE BIGGEST DECISION LAWMAKERS WILL HAVE TO MAKE IS WHETHER TO PASS HOUSE BILL  THREE-58…..A MEASURE THAT WOULD PROVIDE
RELIEFT TO REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES AND QUASI-STATE AGENCIES FACING MASSIVE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PENSION SYSTEM…..

SINCE  JANUARY EIGHTH…….LAWMAKERS HAVE PASSED  188 BILLS…..65 SENATE BILLS AND 123 HOUSE BILLS…………



MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENTS
03/28/19

A FEDERAL JUDGE  YESTERDAY  BLOCKED MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENT IN KENTUCKY AND ARKANSAS…..SAYING THE WORK REQUIREMENTS
UNDERMINE THE PROGRAM’S MISSION OF PROVIDING HEALTH CARE FOR THE NEEDY….

BUT IN HIS RULING…..JUDGE JAMES BOASBERT STOPPED SHORT OF DECIDING THE CENTRAL QUESTION OF WHETHER WORK REQUIREMENTS ARE
INCOMPATABLE WITH MEDICAID…..

WORK REQUIREMENTS  WERE ALREADY IN EFFECT IN ARKANSAS…..BUT THE COMMONWEALTH’S PROGRAM HAS BEEN ON HOLD BECAUSE OF
LAWSUITS…..



SPORTS
03/28/19

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

AND KYLE  HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-20 THIS
AFTERNOON…….


AT THE WOMEN’S  N-I-T TOURNAMENT……
THE LADY TOPPERS TAKE ON OHIO…..

AND AT THE MEN’S  N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT,,,,,
TENNESSEE PLAYS PURDUE……


THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON OPENS TODAY AS…..
THE BRAVES ARE ON THE ROAD TO PHIDELPHIA….
THE CARDINALS TRAVEL TO MILWAUKEE…..
AND THE REDS HOST THE PIRATES….







FISCAL COURT
03/27/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE SOUTH ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING……
HEATH CRAWFORD WITH THE BOWLING GREEN…..KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS OFFICE….PRESENTED THE TWENY-19…TWENTY-20…..
RURAL SECONDARY ROAD  PROGRAM……

THE COURT ALSO APPROVED A RESOLUTION  PRESENTED BY THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY DIRECTOR  JOHNNY HOBDY….FOR THE I-
D-A TO ACCEPT 51-THOUSAND-282 DOLLARS FROM T-V-A  TO BE USED FOR UTILITY INSTALLATION AT THE NEW INDUSTRIAL PARK……



HOLIDAY LIGHTS
03/27/19

THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM  HAS ANNOUNCED  THAT…..“WENDY’S”…..WILL BE THE TITLE SPONSOR OF…..TWINKLE  AT THE TRACK….THIS
HOLIDAY SEASON….

PRESENTED  BY  “U-S” BANK…..WENDY’S  “TWINKLE AT THE TRACK”   WILL FEATURE  25-HOLIDAY SCENES…..OVER 350-LIGHT DISPLAYS…..AND OVER
ONE-MILLION LIGHTS…..

THE DISPLAY…..WHICH WILL BE SET UP ON THE ROAD COURSE AT THE MOTORSPORTS PARK



SPORTS
03/27/19

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO BARREN COUNTY…..


GEORGETOWN COLLGE HAS WON THE MEN’S….N-A-I-A  BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP….AS THEY DEFEATED CARROLL 68 TO 46 IN THE TITLE GAME….

THIS WAS THE SEVENTH NATONAL TITLE  GAME THE TIGERS  HAD PLAYED IN….. CLAIMING   THE CHAMPIONSHIP IN 1998 AND TWENTY-13……

THEY LAST PLAYED FOR THE TITLE   IN TWENTY-16…….







CITY COUNCIL
03/26/19

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET IN SPECIAL SESSION LAST NIGHT WITH TWO ITEMS ON THE AGENDA…..
THE COUNCIL APPROVED APPLYING FOR…..AND AUTHORIZED MAYOR ROB CLINE TO SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS…..FOR A TRANSPORTATION OPERATONS
FUNDING GRANT…..

THE COUNCIL ALSO MADE CHANGES TO THE REQUIREMENTS TO HOLD A HOLD A ROAD BLOCK ON THE SQUARE……

THE CHANGES WILL BE EFFECTIVE APRIL FIRST……



FOREST FIRES
03/26/19

THE KENTUCKY DIVISION OF FORESTY IS URGING CAUTION AFTER THE SPRING FOREST FIRE SEASON…..WHICH BEGAN FEBRUARY 15TH……HAS
BECOME MORE ACTIVE……AS IN THE LAST THREE WEEKS…….189 FOREST FIRES HAVE DAMAGED OVER 15-HUNDRED ACRES……

FIRE OFFICIALS SAY ARSON CONTINUES TO BE THE LEADING CAUSE OF WILDFIRES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…...AS 52-PERCENT OF THE FIRE THIS
YEAR HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY ARSON…..

DURING SPRING FOREST FIRE SEASON…..IT IS ILLEGAL TO BURN WITH 150-FEET OF A  WOODLAND OR BRUSHLAND……EXCEPT BETWEEN THE
HOURS OF SIX AT NIGHT AND SIX IN THE MORNING…..IF A CITIZEN ALLOWS A FIRE TO ESCAPE…..THEY MAY BE LIBLE FOR THE FIRE FIGHTING COSTS
AND PROPERTY DAMAGE……



MITCHELL
03/26/19

51 YEAR OLD JAMES  W.  “JAMEY”  MITCHELL OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON)….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO
AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. PLEASANT CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW 9WED) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; KRISTIAN MITCHELL OF BOWLING GREEN…….TWO BROTHERS; CHRIS AND JOHNNY…..AND TWO SISTERS AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; PATRICIA AND JERRY HURT AND LINDA MITCHELL…..AND AN AUNT; REBA LONAS OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
03/26/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS GOES TO MONROE COUNTY……
AND THE TRACK TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY…..

THE LADY TOPPER SOFTBALL TEAMS TRAVELS TO KENTUCKY……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……
THE PREDATORS SHUT OUT MINNESOTA ONE TO NOTHING…..

AND AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
KENTUCKY DROPPED A 72 TO 57 DECISION TO N-C STATE……







GOVERNOR COMING TO SCOTTSVILLE
03/25/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN WILL BE IN SCOTTSVILLE…..TOMORROW  FROM 11-30 TO ONE……TO HOLD A TOWN HALL MEETING….

WHICH WILL BE HELD  IN THE OLD CIRCUIT COURTROOM…..ON THE TOP FLOOR OF THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING……



SIMPSON PLANT CLOSING
03/25/19

A SIMPSON COUNTY PLANT….THAT MAKES AUDIO COMPONENTS FOR CAR MANUFACTURERS….IS CLOSING LATER THIS YEAR….

AFTER 20-YEARS IN BUSINESS AT THE SAME LOCATION….HARMON BECKER AUTOMOTIVE WILL CLOSE  IN SEPTEMBER…….

THE PLANT…..WHICH EMPLOYESS 175…..PLANS TO ELIMINATE HALF OF ITS WORKFORCE IN JUANE….AND THE REST IN SEPTEMBER……



CLEAN UP WEEK
03/25/19

SPRING CLEAN UP WEEK IS UNDERWAY IN SCOTTSVILLE AND ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE OPEN TODAY FROM SEVEN TO FIVE…..
TOMORROW AND THURSDAY FROM SEVEN TO SIX…..
WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY FROM SEVEN TO FIVE….
AND SATURDAY FROM SEV EN TO NOON……..



MEETINGS
03/25/19

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS THIS AFTERNOON AT FIVE-30……

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

THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 THE JAYCEES MEET……



SPORTS
03/25/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNISS TEAMS GO TO GLASGOW…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS  AT GREENWOOD…..
AND THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM HOSTS LOGAN COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO MINNESOTA……


AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..

KENTUCKY PLAYS NORTH CAROLINA STATE……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
03/22/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S FEBRUARY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS  FOUR-POINT-ONE
PERCENT……WHICH WAS DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM THE FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT RECORDED IN JANUARY…..

THIS FEBRUARY’S  JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO DOWN  TWO-TENTHS OF A PRECENTAGE POINT FROM THE   FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT RECORDED
IN FEBRUARY TWENTY-18……

THE  “U-S”  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN FEBRUARY WAS THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT…….WHICH WAS ALSO DOWN TWO-TENTHS OF A PERCENTAGE
POINT FROM THE JANUARY LEVEL……



PAUL AWARD UPHELD
03/22/19

SPECIAL JUDGE TYLER GILL HAS REJECTED A REQUEST FOR A NEW TRIAL FROM THE MAN A JURY SAID SHOULD PAY MORE THAT 580-THOUSAND
DOLLARS  TO SENATOR RAND PAUL FOR INJURIES HE SUFFERED WHEN HE WAS TACKLED  IN HIS YARD BY HIS NEIGHBOR……RENE  BOUCHER……

GILL SAID THE JURY AWARD WASN’T EXCESSIVE CONSIDERING  BOUCHER’S CONDUCT AND PAUL’S INJURIES……

HE ALSO REJECTED ARGUMENTS THAT PAUL TRIED TO PROVOKE BOUCHER OVER YARD WASTE……AND THAT PAUL FAILED TO QUANTIFY THE
AMOUNT OF DAMAGES HE SOUGHT……



ACCIDENT
03/22/10

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED A COUPLE OF INJURY ACCIDENTS IN METCALFE  COUNTY….

ONE  WAS ON KENTUKY TWO-18…..WHERE  A TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE   NISSAN CAR DRIVEN BY 71 YEAR OLD PATRICIA STOVALL OF CENTER HIT A
STOPPED GARBAGE TRUCK IN THE REAR……

AND THE SECOND WAS ON KENTUNY-90….WHERE  A TWENTY-13  DODGE OPERATED  BY 26 YEAR OLD SABRINA  HEATON  OF BURKESVILLE   STRUCK
A GUARDRAIL…. CROSSED THE ROADWAY  AND THE HIT AN EMBANKMENT AND TREE…..

BOTH DRIVERS  WERE TAKE TO T-J SAMSON HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT……



SPORTS
03/22/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM OPENED THE HOME PORTION OF THE SEASON YESERDAY WITH A 9 TO 8  WIN OVER METCALFE COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS DROPPED A TWO TO ONE DECISION TO THE PENGUINS…..

AT THE WOMEN’S N-I-T…….
CINCINNATI….MIDDLE TENNESSE….AND THE LADY TOPPERS WERE ALL WINNERS…..

AND AT THE MEN’C N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT……
MURRAY AND KENTUCKY WER BOTH WINNTER…..
WHILE BELMONT AND LOUISVILLE BOTH LOST…..


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT……
LOUISVILLE TAKES ON ROBERT MORRIS…..

AND AT THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
CINCINNATI GOES AGAINST IOWA…..
TENNESSEE BATTLES COLGATE…..
AND NORTHREN KENTUCKY PLAYS TEXAS TECH……







ALI DISPLAY
03/21/19

THE  “JODY RICHARDS HALL”  ART GALLERY…..AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….. IS GIVING THE PUBLIC A LOOK INTO THE LIFE OF ONE OF THE
GREATEST BOXERS OF ALL-TIME……

60 BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS…..SHOWING  A  BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE LATE  MUHAMMAND ALI…..HIGHLIGHT HIS TIME AS A
BOXER…..ACTIVIST  AND PHILANTHROPIST……AS-WELL-AS  HIS FIGHT  WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE…..

THE PHOTOS…..WHICH WERE TAKEN BY MORE THAN A DOZEN COURIER-JOURNAL PHOTOGRAPHERS…… WILL BE ON  DISPLAY UNTIL MAY THIRD…….



NEW LAW BLOCKED
03/21/19

FOR THE SECOND TIME…..A FEDERAL JUDGE YESTERDAY ISSUED AN ORDER TEMPORARILY BLOCKING A NEW KENTUCKY LAW AIMED AT IMPOSING
MORE RESTRICTIONS ON ABORTION….

JUDGE DAVID HALE’S  TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER….. SOUGHT BY THE U-C-L-U…..WOULD BAN ABORTION FOR WOMEN SEEKING TO END THEIR
PREGNANCIES BECAUSE OF THE GENDER…..…..RACE….OR DISABILITY OF THE FETUS…..

LAST WEEK…..THE JUDGE TEMPORARILY BLOCKED ENFORCEMENT OF ANOTHER NEW KENTUCKY LAW THAT WOULD MOSTLY BAN ABORTIONS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH ONCE A FETAL HEATBEAT IS DETECTED……



SEARCH
03/21/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE SUPERINTENDENT SCREENING COMMITTEE HELD THEIR FIRST JOINT MEET YESTERDAY…..
20 APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED…..THEY INCLUDE 17-MEN AND THREE WOMEN….16 APPLICATIONS ARE FROM  KENTUCKY AND FOUR ARE
FROM OUT OF STATE…..
THE APPLICANTS INCLUDE  SIX- SUPERINTENDENTS…..EIGHT CENTRAL OFFICE STAFF……AND FIVE PRINCIPALS…..

THE SCREENING COMMITTEE WILL MEET AGAIN  MARCH 28TH AND APRIL 18TH…..A JOINT MEETING WITH THE COMMITTEE AND BOARD WIL BE HELD
APRIL 25TH…….THE BOARD  WILL INTERVIEW CANDIDATES IN MAY……AND A NEW SUPERINTENDENT  WILL BE NAMED JUNE FIRST…….



SHOOTERS SOUGHT
03/21/19

YESTERDAY MORNING……THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO NINE-44  WHITES CHAPEL ROAD…..TO COMPLAINTS OF
SHOTS FIRED AT THE RESIDENCE…..

THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED FOUR SHOTS WERE FIRED AT THE RESIDENCE AND DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR TWO BLACK MALE SUSPECTS……

19 YEAR OLD DEVON WEST OF FRANKLIN AND 20 YEAR OLD JARED GRAINGER OF GLASOW ARE PERSONS OF IN THE  CASE……AND AUTHORITIES  SAY
THEY SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS…….



SPORTS
03/21/19

THE LADY PATRIOT  VARSITY AND  JUNIOR VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON LOGAN COUNTY…….

AND THE PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY  BASEBLL TEAMS HOST MEGCALFE COUNTY……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  FROM THE VARSITY  GAME…..ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-
FM….. STARTING AT FOUR-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE PENGUINS……


AT THE WOMEN’S  N-I-T TOURNAMENT……
CINNCINATI TAKES ON YOUNGSTOWN STATE…..
AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE PLAYS  I-U-P-U-I……

AT THE MEN’S  N-C-A-A TOURNAMNT…..

BELMONT PLAYS  MARYLAND…..
MURRAY TANGLES WITH MARQUETTE……
KENTUCKY GOES AGAINST ABLIENE CHRISTIAN…..







WEED TREATMENT
03/20/19

KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET CREWS HAD BEGUN TREATING NOXIOUS AND NUISANCE WEEDS……TO AID IN CONTROLLING THE SPREAD
OF UNDESIRABLE PLANTS ALONG THE COMMONWEALTH’S   HIGHWAY RIGHTS-ON-WAY…….

LEFT UNCONTROLLED…..NOXIOUS WEEDS CAN GROW SO LARGE THAT THEY INTERFERE  WITH A DRIVERS LINE OF VISION ON HIGHWAYS……AND
THEY CAN ALSO DAMAGE PAVEMENT AND EMBANKMENTS AND CLOG DITCHES…..CAUSING DRAINAGE PROBLEMS……

MOTORISTS ARE REMINDED TO USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN CREWS SPRAYING FOR WEEDS ARE ON THE ROADWAYS…..
AND PROPERTY OWNERS…..WHO ARE ACTIVELY TREATING NOXIOUS WEEDS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY…..MAY REQUEST THE ERADICATION OF
NUISANCE WEEDS FOUND ON  ADJACENT STATE-OWNED  RIGHTS-OF WAY….BY SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION WITH THE LOCAL DISTRICT HIGHWAY
OFFICE…….



FORD MOVING JOBS
03/20/19

FORD MOTOR COMPANY IS SHIFTING 550 JOBS TO  ITS  TRUCK PLANT IN LOUISVILLE TO BOOST PRODUCTION OF  ITS EXPEDITION AND LINCOLN
NAVIGATOR VEHICLES TO MEET THE GROWING DEMAND FOR LARGE S-U-V’s…….

TO INCREASE THE TRUCK PLANT’S WORKFORCE……FORD IS SHIFTING THE JOBS AWAY FROM IT CROSSTOWN…..LOUISVILLE ASSEMBLY PLANT…..
WHICH MAKES THE ESCAPE AND LINCOLN  M-K-C…..



TEACHER NAMES
03/20/19

THE JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS ASKED KENTUCKY’S  EDUCATION COMMISSIONER  TO WITHDRAW  HIS REQUEST  FOR NAMES OF
TEACHERS  WHO USED SICK DAYS TO PROTEST AT THE STATE CAPITAL…..

COMMISSIONER WAYNE LEWIS  TOLD THE BOARD…..HE WANTS THE NAMES…. BUT WON’T PUNISH TEACHERS IF SCHOOL REMAINS IN SESSION……

AT LEAST 10 DISTRICTS CLOSED BECAUSE OF TOO MANY TEACHER ABSENCES….. AND THE JEFFERSON COUNTY DISTRICT  CLOSED   SIX TIMES IN
TWO WEEKS…..



SECRETARY OF STATE BILL
03/20/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SIGNED A BILL WHICH ELIMINATES THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S AUTHORITY OVER THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS…..

CURRENT SECRETARY OF STATE  ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES……WHO IS BEING INVESTIGATED BY THREE SEPERATE STATE AGENCIES….IS
ACCUSED OF HAVING STAFFERS  SEARCH VOTER RECORDS FOR INFORMATION ON POLITICAL RIVALS AMONG OTHER THINGS…..

THE LAW APPLIES TO GRIMES AND FUTURE SECRETARIES  OF STATE…..AND GRIMES WHO IS IN HER FINAL YEAR IN OFFICE HAS SAID SHE IS
EXPLORING  LEGAL OPTIONS…….



STEENBERGEN
03/20/19

57 YEAR OLD JIMMY WAYNE  “FLEET-LINE”  STEENGERGEN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. PLEASANT CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
TWO TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR
FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; KEVIN AND ASHLEIGH AND GARY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-
IN-LAW; SHEILA AND TONY BLANKENSHIP OF SCOTTSVILLE AND PAM AND MELVIN BLANKENSHIP OF GLASGOW…….SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND A
GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
03/20/19

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…….

PLAY BEGINS IN THE WOMEN’S N-I-T……
AS MOREHEAD TAKES ON OHIO STATE……

AND PLAY-N GAMES CONTINUE IN THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURMANENT…..
AS   N-C  CENTRAL PLAYS NORTH DAKOTA STATE…..
AND ARIZONA STATE TANGLES WITH ST. JOHN’S………







HEMP
03/19/19

HEMP PRODUCERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH REPORTED HIGHER SALES IN TWENTY-18……

THE COMMONWEALTH’S HEMP PROCESSORS REPORTED  NEARLY  58-MILLION DOLLARS IN GROSS PRODUCT SALES LAST YEAR…..WHICH WAS UP
FROM 17-MILLION IN TWENTY-17…….
PROCESSORS PAID KENTUCKY FARMERS NEARLY 18-MILLION DOLLARS FOR HARVESTED HEMP MATERIALS IN TWENTY-18…..WHICH WAS UP FROM
NEARLY EIGHT MILLION THE YEAR BEFORE……
PROCESSORS ALSO SPENT  JUST OVER 23-MILLION DOLLARS IN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND EMPLOYED 459 PEOPLE IN TWENTY-18……

MORE THAN 50-THOUSAND ACRES HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR HEMP PRODUCTION THIS YEAR…..WHICH IS UP FROM 67-HUNDRED ACRES IN
TWENTY-17……AND 33-ACRES   IN TWENTY-14…..



STUDENT SUES
03/19/19

AN UNVACCINATED STUDENT AT A SCHOOL…..TRYING TO CONTAIN A CHICKENPOX OUTBREAK…..IS SUING BECAUSE HE’S BEEN BARRED FROM
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES…..

18 YEAR OLD JEROME KUNKLE IS ACCUSING THE NORTHERN KENTUCKY HEALTH DEPARTMENT OF VIOLATING HIS FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS…..
MORE THA 30 STUDENTS AT….OUT LADY OF ASSUMPTION ACADEMY…..HAVE TAKEN ILL SINCE FEBRUARY  AND THE DEPARTMENT SAID FRIDAY THAT
STUDENTS WITHOUT PROOF OF VACCINATION OR IMMUNITY AGAINST CHICKENPOX CAN’T ATTEND SCHOOL OR ITS ACTIVITIES UNTIL  21-DAYS AFTER
THE LAST INFECTION….

KUNKLE AND HIS FATHER SAY THE VACCINES VIOLATE THEIR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS BECAUSE CELL  LINES  DERIVED FROM ABORTED FETUSES ARE
INVOLVED IN THEIR PRODUCITON….
HOWEVER…..THE NATIONAL CATHOLIC BIOETHICS CENTER SAYS THE VACCINES DON’T ACTUALLY CONTAIN ABORTED CELLS…..SO CATHOLICS ARE  
“MORALLY FREE” TO USE THEM TO PROTECT HUMAN LIFE…….



COMPANY FINED
03/19/19

A COMPANY WITH A LONG-RUNNING CONTRACT TO MANAGE KENTUCKY’S WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIMS……HAS BEEN ASSESSED A 50-
THOUSAND DOLLAR PENALITY  BY THE  KENTUCKY EXECUTIVE BRANCH ETHICS COMMISSION…..

THE COMMISSION SAID YESTERDAY THAT……CANNON/COCHRAN MANAGEMENT SERVICES…..AGREED  NOT TO CONTEST 14-COUNTS OF VIOLATING
THE COMMONWEALTH’S EXECUTIVE BRANCH ETHICS CODE…..

A COMPANY EXECUTIVE TESTIFIED AT THE BRIBERY TRIAL OF FORMER DEMOCRATIC LOBBYIST JAMES SULLIVAN…..THAT THE AMOUNT PAID SULLIVAN’
S CONSULTING FIRM DEPENDED ON WHETHER THE COMPANY WON A STATE CONTRACT…..



BONHAM
03/19/19

79 YEAROLD AAIRON BONHAM OF BOWLING GREEN DIED MARCH 14TH AT HIS RESIDENCE…..A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES WAS HELD YESTERDAY
AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ELIZABETH BONHAM……A SON;…..THREE DAUGHTERS; INCLUDING JULIE AND BRYON KARR OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A
SISTER…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



PEARSON
03/19/19

78 YEAR OLD KENNETH RAY PEARSON OF PEWEE VALLEY DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE
WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11
TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERL  HOME……AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY  ;BE MADE TO THE PARKINSON’S FOUNDATION……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BRENDA  MORGAN PEARSON…..TWO SONS; DR. LANCE OF PEWEE VALLEY AND KENNY OF FLORIDA…….A DAUGHTER
AND SON-IN-LAW; DR.  RAEANN AND NATHANIEL GOULET OF PEE WEE VALLEY…..FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; DORTHY PEARSON OF
BOWLING GREEN  AND  MALINDA AND RONNIE STINSON, MARY AND TOMMY SLEDGE AND RAMONA AND MARK ARTRBURN ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE……AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; FAYE PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…….TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/19/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO WARREN EAST…….
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TRAVELS TO BOWLING GREEN…..
AND THE TENNIS TEAM PLAYS AT GREENWOOD…….

THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON THE MAPLE LEAFS…..

PLAY IN GAMES BEGIN IN THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
AS FARLEIGH DICKINSON TAKES ON PRAIRIE VIEW…..
AND BELMONT PLAYS TEMPLE……







DOLLAR GENERAL NEW STORES
03/18/19

DOLLAR GENERAL SAYS IT WILL SPEND UP TO  825-MILLION DOLLARS  THIS YEAR TO OPEN   975 NEW  STORES…….REMODEL ONE-THOUSAND
STORES….AND  RELOCATE   100-EXSISTING STORES….

THE  PLANS ARE PART OF THE RETAILER’S STRATEGY TO ACHIEVE TWO-POINT-FIVE PERCENT  SAME-STORE SALES GROWTH THIS YEAR……

IN TWENTY-18…..SAME STORE SALES GREW THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT….AS THE COMPANY  OPENED  900-NEW STORES….REMODELED ONE-
THOUSAND-50 STORES…..AND RELOCATED 115-OTHERS……

AS OF FEBRUARY FIRST……DOLLAR GENERAL WAS OPERATING 15-THOUSAND-370 STORES IN   44 STATES……..



SHOOTING
03/18/19

A SATURDAY NIGHT SHOOTING IN SCOTTSVILLE HAS LEFT ONE PERSON DEAD……

SCOTTSVILL E POLICE CALLED  STATE  POLICE SATURDAY NIGHT….TO ASSIST WITH A SHOOTING INVESTIGATION   AT  SIX-ZERO-FIVE NORTH THIRD  
WHERE TWO RESIDENTS…..21 YEAR OLD CHARLES A. HOPEWELL AND 21 YEAR OLD AYLSSIA  M. RODRIGUEZ WERE INSIDE….WHEN  AN UNKNOW
NPERSON OR PERSONS ENTERED WITH A FIREARM AND SHOT BOTH SUBJECTS…..

HOPEWELL WAS STRUCK  IN THE HEAD AREA AND WAS TREATED  AT THE HOSPITAL AND RELEASED……WHILE REDROGUEZ WAS TAKEN TO
VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER WHERE SHE DIED YESTERDAY MORNING……

STATE POLICE IS REQUESTING THAT ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION OR LEADS CONCERNIGN THE SHOOTING INVESTIGATION……CONTACT POST
THREE AT TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-EIGHT-TWO-20-10……..



NASHVILLE OFFICER INJURED
03/18/19

A NASHVILLE METRO OFFICER WAS INJURED AFTER A HUGH GROUP OF BIKERS TOOK OVER BROADWAY IN DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE….

THE OFFICER WAS DRAGGED BY A FOUR-WHEELER SATRUDAY……AFTER DOZENS OF A-T-V’s AND DIRT BIKES WERE DRIVING RECKLESSLY IN FRONT
OF BRIDGESTONE AREA DUING THE S-E-C TOURNAMENT……



SPECIAL PARK RATES
03/18/19

KENTUCKY STATE PARKS ARE OFFERING SPECIAL RATES FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO NEED SHELTR IN THE  WAKE OF TORNADOES AND STORMS IN
WESTERN KENTUCKY LAST WEEK….

THE RATES…..WHICH START AT 49-95 A NIGHT…..ARE AVAILABLE AT KENTUCKY DAM VILLAGE STATE RESORT PARK…..LAKE BARKLEY STATE RESORT
PARK…..AND KENLAKE  STAT E RESORT PARK….



SPORTS
03/18/19

THE FIELD IS SET FOR THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT AS…..
LOUISVILLE PLAYS MINNESOTA, MURRAY STATE TAKES ON MARQUETTE, NORTHERN KENTUCKY  BATTLES  TEXAS TECH, CINNCINNATI GOES
AGAINSTS IOWA, TENNESSEE PLAYS COLGATE AND KENTUCKY TAKES ON ABILENE CHRISTIAN……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT UP
03/15/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER OF STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE FROM THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT
IN DECEMBER TO FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN JANUARY…..AND THIS JANUARY’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO ABOVE THE THREE-POINT-NINE
PERCENT RECORDED  IN JANUARY TWENTY-18……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…...UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED FROM  THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN LOGAN AND
SIMPSON COUNTIES….. TO FIVE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN EDMONSON  COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES FELL   IN 37 COUNTIES……ROSE IN 72…..AND STAYED THE SAME IN 11…..

WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   AT THREE-POINT-ONE PERCENT……
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE  AT 14-POINT-TWO PERCENT



EDUCATION COMMISSIONER SEEKING NAMES
03/15/19

STATE EDUCATION COMMISSIONER WAYNE LEWIS IS ASKING FOR THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO HAVE CALLED IN SICK TO PROTEST EDUCATION
BILLS BEING CONSIDERED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY….

LEWIS HAS REQUESTED THE ATTENDANCE RECORDS OF AT LEAST 10 DISTRICT….. WHICH WERE FORCED TO CLOSE SEVERAL TIMES SINCE
FEBRUARY  28TH…..AFTER SO MANY  TEACHERS USED THEIR SICK DAYS THAT OFFICIALS COULDN’T FIND ENOUGH SUBSTITUTES TO COVER
CLASSES…..GER SO ME RNE RUD HEIR SICK DAY THE OF COULDN’T FIEN E SUERT TO COV CLASSES…..

BESIDES  THE NAMES…..LEWIS IS ASKING FOR COPIES OF ALL AFFIDAVITS AND DOCTORS NOTES…..
AND THE DISTRICTS MUST SUBMIT THE INFORMATION BY THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON MONDAY……



TOYOTA EXPANSION
03/15/19

TOYOTA ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT’S INVESTING  NEARLY 280-MILLION DOLLARS AT  ITS GEORGETOWN  PLANT…..WHICH IS PART OF A 750-
MILLION DOLLAR EXPANSION AT FIVE PLANTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY….

THE GEORGETWON PLANT  WILL BEGIN PRODUCTION  OF TWO HYBRID VEHICLES FOR THE FIRST TIME…….WITH PRODUCTION OF THE LEXUS   E-S
300 TO BEGIN IN MAY….AND  RAV-4  HYBRID PRODUCTION WILL START IN JANUARY…..



DOUGLAS
03/14/19

69 YEAR OLD PATRICIA WHITLOW DOUGLAS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  WEDNESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT)  AFTRNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; KELLY AND ROBBIE GRIZZLE AND MICHAEL AND CANDACE DOUGLAS…..AND A SISTER AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; CONNIE AND DWIGHT JOHNSTON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD  ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/15/19

IN QUARTER FINAL ACTION AT THE  GIRL’S SWEET 16…..

SCOTT COUNTY PLAYS OWNESBORO CATHOLIC….
AND G-R-C TAKES ON RYLE……

THEN TONIGHT…….
BARREN COUNTY TANGLES WITH MALE…..
AND SOUTHWESTERN GOES AGAINST NORTH LAUREL…..

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







REVENUE REDUCTION
03/14/19

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS HAVE APPROVED HOUSE BILL THREE-54…..WHICH WILL REDUCE REVENUE  BY 105-MILLION DOLLARS AYEAR……TO GIVE A
TAX BREAK TO SOME LOCALLY-OWNED BANKS….AND EXEMPT NONPROFITS FROM SOME SALES TAXES……

THE PROPOSAL WOULD LET BANKS WITH A KENTUCKY CHARTER PAY CORPORATE INCOME TAXES INSTEAD OF A “BANK FRANCHISE FEE”……THAT IS
BASED ON HOW MUCH CAPITAL A BANK HAS…..AND IT WOULD ALSO EXEMPT NONPROFITS FROM PAYING SALES TAXES ON FUNDRAISING
AXCTIVITIES……

THE MEASURE HAS  GONE TO GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN FOR HIS SIGNATURE……



HEPATITIS OUTBREAK
03/14/19

KENTUCKY’S HEPATITIS  “A”  OUTBREAK HAS CLAIMED ANOTHER LIFE……BRINGING THE OUTBREAK’S TOLL TO 44…..

THE NATIONS’S LARGEST  HEPATITIS “A” OUTBREAK  HAS SICKENED MORE THAN     42-HUNDRED PEOPLE  AND SENT OVER TWO-THOUSAND TO THE
HOSPITAL……

THE CURRENT OUTBREAK……WHICH BEGAN IN  NOVEMBER  TWENTY-17…… HAS HIT 104 OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S COUNTIES……AND IN THE
MOST RECENT REPORT…..21 COUNTIES REPORTED NEW CASES……



SPORTS
03/14/19

OPENING ROUND ACTION CONTINUES AT THE GIRL’S SWEET 16…..

AS PIKEVILLE TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY…..
THEN MALE PLAYS BOYD COUNTY…..

TONIGHT…..
COLLINGS TANGLES WITH SOUTHWESTERN….
AND NORTH LAUREL PLAYS HENDERSON COUNTY…..

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


AT THE WOMEN’S C-U-S-A TOURNAMENT…..
RICE PLAYS SOUTHERN MISS, U-A-B TANGLES WITH CHARLOTTE, MIDDLE TENNESSEE BATTLES TEXAS-EL PASO AND THE LADY TOPPERS TAKE ON
OLD DOMINION…..

IN THE MEN’S C-U-S-A TOURNAMENT…..
OLD DOMINION GOES AGAINST LOUISIANA TECH, TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO PLAYS U-A-B, SOUTHERN MISS TANLES WITH MARSHALL AND THE TOPPERS
BATTLE NORTH TEXAS……

AT THE MEN’S S-E-C TOURNAMENT……
ARKANSAS PLAYS FLORIDA, MISSOURI TANGLES WITH AUBURN, ALABAMA TAKES ON OLD MISS AND TEXAS “A AND M” GOES AGAINST MISSISSIPPI
STATE……

AT THE MEN’S A-C-C TOURNAMENT…..
VIRGINIA GOES AGAINST N-C STATE, FLORIDA STATE TAKES ON VIRGINIA TECH, DUKE TANGLES WITH SYRACUSE AND LOUISVILLE PLAYS NORTH
CAROLINA……







TECHNOLOGY SALARY
03/13/19

A KENTUCKY SENATE COMMITTEE HAS ENDORSED A BILL TO SLASH THE SALARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICIAL BY ABOUT
175-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAD RAISED CHARLES GRINDLE’S SALARY FROM 160-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR TO 375-THOUSAND……

THE MEASURE WOULD PROHIBIT THE SALARY FR KENTUCKY’S TECHNOLOGY CHIEF FROM EXCCEEDING THE PAY RECEIVED BY THE HIGHEST-PAID
COUNTERPART IN BORDERING STATES…..WHICH IS JUST OVER 200-THOUSAND DOLLARS……



ARREST
03/13/19

STATE POLICE STOPPED A U-HAUL VAN ON I-65 LAST NIGHT….AFTER RECEIVING COMPLAINTS OF UNRESTRAINED CHILDREN IN THE CARGO AREA…..

THE VAN WAS STOPPED NEAR THR 40-MILE MARKER IN WARREN COUNTY AND TWO JUVENILE PASSENGERS…..RELATIVES OF THE DRIVER….WERE
LOCATED IN THE CARGO AREA…..

THE DRIVER……28 YEAR OLD ADAM SMITH AND A PASSENGER 19 YEAR OLD THORA THORNTON…..BOTH OF  OHIO WERE ARRESTED AND CHARGED
WITH CRIMINAL ABUSE….
SMITH WAS ALSO CHARGED  WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE…..OPEN ALCOHOL CONTAINER IN VEHICLE…..SPEEDING AND OTHER TRAFFIC
OFFENSES……



SPORTS
03/13/19

THE GIRL’S  SWEET-16 BEGINS TODAY AT RUPP ARENA AS……

KNOTT COUNTY CENTRAL TAKES ON SCOTT COUNTY…..
AND  OWENSBORO CATHOTIC PLAYS BETHLEM…..

THEN TONIGHT……
GEORGE ROGERS CLARK GOES AGAINST MERCY…..
AND RYLE PLAYS MURRAY……..

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







CITY COUNCIL
03/12/19

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR GREG COOKE TALKED WITH THE COUNCIL
ABOUT PROBLEMS THAT HAVE BEEN DISCOVERED WITH THE DESIGN OF THE EXPANSION TO BE BUILT OUT VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY…….

AND THE COUNCIL VOTED TO HIRE  G-R-W ENGINEERS TO REDESIGN THE PROJECT TO CORRECT THE ERRORS…….AND CITY ATTORNEY KELLEY
POWELL WILL LOOK INTO THE POSSIBILITY OF BRINGING LEGAL ACTON…..
THE COUNCIL ALSO GAVE FIRST READING TO AN ORDINANNCE….PROPOSSED  BY CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER JERRY BIDDLE…..CONCERNING
THE KEEPING OF “FOWL” AND VICIOUS ANIMALS IN THE CITY LIMITS……



BODY IDENTIFIED
03/12/19

THE BODY FOUND WITHIN THE ZION HILL CEMETERY…..IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK YESTERDAY MORNING…..HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS 23
YEAROLD MARIAH AMBER DECRU OF PARK CITY…..

THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAUSE OF DEATH  IS BEING CONDUCTED BY THE F-B-I LOUISVILLE FIELD OFFICE….WITH ASSISTANCE FROM THE
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE…..

AS OFFICIALS  WAIT FOR THE MEDICAL EXAMINERS REPORT AND OTHER TESTS BEFORE RELEASING MORE INFORMATION…….



COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE
03/12/19

AND THIS REMINDER…….
THAT THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE WILL BE CLOSING AT FOUR THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW COMPUTER CABLING…..



SPORTS
03/12/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO WARREN CENTRAL FOR A SCRIMMAGE…..

THE PREDATORS ARE IN ANAHEIM TO TAKE ON THE DUCKS……

THE MEN’S A-C-C TOURNAMENT BEGINS TODAY AS……
MIAMI PLAYS WAKE FOREST…..
GEORGIA TECH GOES AGAINST NOTRE DAME…..
AND BOSTON COLLEGE TANGLES WITH   PITT…..







FLU WIDESPREAD
03/11/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH  REPORTS FLU ACTIVITY IN THE COMMONWEALTH  AS…….WIDESPREAD…..FOR THE 10TH
CONSECUTIVE WEEK…..

“WIDESPREAD”  IS THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF FLU ACTIVITY…..INDICATING INCREASED FLU-LIKE ACTIVITY OR FLU OUTBREAKS IN AT LEAST HALF OF THE
COMMONWEAKLTH’S REGONS…..

KENTUCKY IS CURRENTLY REPORTING   44 FLU-RELEATEDD DEATHS   FOR THE CURRENT FLU SEASON…. WHICH IS DOWEN FROM THE 333  FLU-
RELATED DEATHS THIS TIME LAST YEAR…..



MEETINGS
03/11/19
06:05AM

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

CITY COUNCIL AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY BOTH MEET 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 NIGHT AT SIX-30……THE LIONS CLUB MEETS AND THE JAYCEES AND FISH AND GAME CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7…….





MARTIN
03/11/19

68 YEAR OLD JENNIE SUE MARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HATCHER AND SADDLER FUNERAL HOME IN GLASGOW WITH BURIAL IN LOCUST GROVE CEMETERY…….
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; EUGENE MARTIN…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;  BRYAN  OF SCOTTSVILLE AND  GREGORY AND TINA OF
BOWLING GFEEN…..HER MOTHER; EMMA LEE BALLARD…..AND TWO BROTHERS ;AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; PHILLIP AND BECKY BALLARD AND HAROLD
AND ANN BALLARD ALL OF GLASGOW…..FOUR GRAND CHILDREN, THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW  
ALSO SURVIVE……







SPORTS
03/11/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

KYLE BUSCH SWEPT THE WEEK-END AT THE I-S-M RACEWAY IN PHONIX AS HE WON YESTERDAY’S MONSTER ENERGEY CUP RACE AND SATURDAY’S
EFINITY RACE…..

MISSISSIPPI STATE TOOK THE WOMEN’S  S-E-C TOURNAMENT TITLE WITH A 101 TO 70 WIN OVER ARKANSAS…..

AND LOUISVILLE TRINITY WON THE BOY’S STATE BASKETBALL TITLE AS THEY DOWNED SCOTT COUNTY 50 TO 40…….







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
03/08/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S JANUARY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   WAS  FOUR-POINT-TWO
PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN FROM THE FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT  RECORDED  IN DECEMBER  TWENTY-18…..

THE JANUARY JOBLESS WAS ALSO DOWN    ONE-TENTH OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FROM THE   FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT RECORDED IN
JANUARY TWENTY-18……
AS THE KENTUCKY LABOR FORCE INCREASE BY 858 INDIVIDUALS IN JANUARY….. BRINGING IT TO JUST OVER TWO-MILLION…..

THE  U-S  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   IN JANUARY  WAS FOUR-PERCENT…..WHICH WAS UP ONE-TENTH  OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FROM DECEMBER  
TWENTY-18……..



SOCIAL SECURITY SCAM
03/08/19

ANOTHER SCAM HAS BEEN REPORTED IN KENTUCKY…..INVOLVING THOSE TRYING TO GAIN A PERSON’S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER…..

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SAYS  A JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENT  RECENTLY RECEIVED A CALL…..WHICH APPEARED TO BE
FROM AN ACTUAL SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION PHONE NUMBER…..
THE CALLER CLAIMED THE VICTIM’S SOCIAL  SECURITY NUMBER HAD BEEN SUSPENDED DUE TO SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY AND TO USE HER SOCIAL
SECURITY NUMBER AGAIN…..SHE MUST VERIFY IT AND OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION OR RISK ARREST…..
THE SCAM IS SO WIDE SPREAD THAT THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION ISSUED AND ALERT AFTER MORE THANT 35-THOUSAND PEOPLE REPORTED
THE SCAM LAST YEAR…..WITH FINANCIAL LOSSES TOTALING MORE THAN 10-MILLION DOLLARS…..



SPORTS
03/08/19

AT THE MEN’S  O-V-C TOURNAMENT……
BELMONT TAKES ON AUSTIN PEAY……AND MURRAY STATE PLAYS JACKSONVILLE….

AT THE WOMEN’S TOURNAMENT…..BELMONT TANGLES WITH TENNESSEE TECH AND U-T MARTING PLAYS MOREHEAD……


AT THE WOMEN’S  S-E-C TOURNAMENT…..
TENNESSEE PLAYS MISSISSIPPI STATE…..KENTUCKY TAKES ON MISSOURI….. ARKANSAS BATTLES SOUTH CAROLINA……AND AUBURN GOES AGAINST  
TEXAS  “A AND M”……



IN QUARTER-FINAL ACTION AT THE  THE  BOYS SWEET 16…..

WALTON VERONA   GOES AGAINST  CAMPBELL COUNTY…..
AND ASHLAND BLAZER TAKES ON  TRINITY…..

THEN TONIGHT…..
SCOTT COUNTY  PLAYS  BUTLER
AND WARREN CENTRAL BATTLES ;MADISONVILLE NORTH HOPKINS….







MURRAY HEMP CENTER
03/07/19

MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY IS CREATING A NEW CENTER FOR AGRICULTURAL HEMP THAT WILL FOCUS ON RESEARCH…..EDUCATION……AND
POLICY IN THE COMMONWEALTH’S  GROWING HEMP INDUSTRY…….

THE CENTER WILL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE  HUTSON SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE IN COORDINATION WITH INDUSTRY PARTNERS…..

AND SUPPLIER AND MANUFACTURER……C-V SCIENCES….HAS BEEN NAMED A FOUNDATIONAL PARTNER FOR THE CENTER……



NATCHER NOW I-165
03/07/19

THE PROCESS TO OFFICIALLY CHANGE THE DESIGNATION OF THE NATCHER PARKWAY TO INTERSTATE SPUR……I-ONE-65……BEGAN YESTERDAY
WITH CREWS INSTALLING NEW INTERSTATE SHIELD SIGNS  ALONG 72 MILES OF ROADWAY FROM BOWLING GREEN TO OWENSBORO…….THEY WILL
ALSSO CHANGE EXIT NUMBERS AND MILE MARKERS……AND THE ENTIRE PROCESS IS EXPECTED TO TAKE UP TO TWO WEEKS…..

DRIVERS SHOULD LOOK FOR NEW EXIT NUMBERS AT 11 INTER-CHANGES…AS THE PLANO ROAD INTERCHANGES WILL BE RENUMBERED TO EXIT-
ZERO…..AND  A SECTION OF THE PARKWAY FROM I-65 TO SCOTTSVILLE ROAD WILL NOT BE A PAR OF THE  I-ONE-65 DESIGNAITON DUE TO FEDERAL
GUIDELINES……

THREE CLOVERLEAF INTERCHANGES WILL HAVE TO BE RECONSTRUCTED…..AND THE INTERCHANGES WITH 31-W AND U-S 68 WILL BE
UPGRADED……



LOUISVILLE ZOO CLOSED
03/07/19

THE LOUISVILLE ZOO IS CLOSED WHILE ENGINEERS STUDY A NEWLY DISCOVERED SINKHOLE NEARLY AS LARGE AS A FOOTBALL FIELD…

THE SINKHOLE WAS FOUND YESTERDAY IN AN UNDEVELOPED AREA AWAY FROM ANY ZOO ANIMALS…..NO PEOPLE OR ANIMALS WERE REPORTED
INJURED AND NO BUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED….

THE NEARBY  LOUISVILLE MEGA CAVERN IS ALSO CLOSED BECAUSE OF A THREE-POINT-FOUR EARTHQUAKE TUESDAY IN TENNESSEE…..
OFFICIALS HAVEE DETERMINED IF THE EARTHQUAKE CAUSED THE SINKHOLE…..BUT OTHER CAUSES COULD INCLUDE THE LARGE AMOUNTS OF
RAIN FALL OR “NATURAL OCCURRENCES” UNDERGROUND……



SPORTS
03/07/19

AT THE MEN’S OVC TOUNRMANT…..
MOREHEAD DEFEATED S-I-U EDWARDS 72 TO 68
AND U-T MARTIN DOWEND EASTERN ILLINOIS  78-71
IN THE WOMENS TOURNAMENT….
IT WAS BELMONT 74 AND SOUTHEAST MISSOUR 65
AND MOREHEAD BEAT JACKSONVILLE 77 TO 60
AND AT THE WOMEN’S S-E-C TOURNAMENT….
FLORIDA DEFEATED OLE MISS  64 TO 57
AND IT WAS ALABAMA 74 AND VANDY 57

AT THE BOYS SWEET 16 LAST NIGHT…..
CAMPBELL COUNTY GOT PAST JOHN HARDIN  61 TO 60 AND ASHLAND BLASER GOT THE BEST OF OWENSBORO 58 TO 50






CIVIC PARTICIPATION
03/01/19

EIGHT IN 10 KENTUCKY ADULTS  ARE INVOLVED  IN CIVIC ACTIVITIES  OF SOME KIND….. WHETHER IT’S VOLUNTEER WORK OR ENGAGING IN
POLITICS….ACCORDING TO THE LATEST KENTUCKY HEALTH ISSUES POLL……

THE REPORT FOUND THAT ABOUT SEVEN IN 10 ENGAGED IN POLITICS IN SOME WAY…..AND MORE THAN HALF WERE ACTIVE IN THEIR
COMMUNITIES……

THE MOST COMMONLY REPORTED FORMS OF POLITICAL ACTIVITY AMONG KENTUCKY ADULTS WERE ENGAGING IN POLITICAL DISCUSSIONS IN
PERSON AND ON SOCIAL MEDIA……FOLLOWED BY SIGNING PETITIONS AND CONTACTING OR VISITING AN ELECTED OFFICIAL……

AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT MOST OFTEN TOOK THE FORM OF VOLUNTEERING WITH A CHURCH OR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION……ONE IN FOUR
ALSO SAID THEY WORKED ON A COMMUNITY PROGECT AND SLIGHTLY MORE THAN ONE IN 10 DONATED BLOOD……



WELLS FARGO SETTLEMENT
03/01/19

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SAYS KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN MADE WHOLE…..THROUGH PREVIOUS WELLS FARGO
SETTLEMENT REMEDIATION PROGRAMS…..CAN  NOW REGISTER  A COMPLAINT WITH WELLS FARGO FOR POSSIBLE RELIEF….

WELLS FARGO’S   “REDRESS REVIEW OF PROGRAM”  IS PART OF A 575-MILLION DOLARS SETTLEMENT WITH ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF ALL 50-STATES
AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA……TO RESOLVE CONSUMES PROTECTION LAW VIOLATIONS……

THE COMMONWEALTH RECEIVED TWO-POINT-EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS….AND KENTUCKIANS CAN VISIT WELLS FARGO’S WEBSITE TO DETERMINE
REFUND OR COMPENSATON ELIGIBILITY…….



BURBON INDUSTRY
03/01/19

KENTUCKY’S BURBON INDUSTRY HAS A MESSAGE FOR LAWMAKERS…..WHO ARE CONSIDERING A BILL TO ALLOW OUT-OF-STATE  SHIPMENTS FOR
WINE TO KENTUCKY CONSUMERS…..….

THE KENTUCKY DISTILLERS’   ASSOCIATION SAYS WHAT’S GOOD FOR CALIFORNIA VINEYARDS  SHOULD ALSO APPLY TO DISTILLED SPIRITS LIKE
BOURBON……IT SAYS THE BILL SHOULD BE EXPANDED SO BOURON DRINKERS IN SOME OTHER STATES CAN PLACE ONLINE OR PHONE ORDERS
WITH THEIR FAVORITE KENTUCKY DISTILLERS……
THE DISTILLED SPIRITS INDUSTRY  CONTRIBUTES ALMOST NINE-BILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY TO  KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY…..
AND LAWMAKER SAY THEY ARE  REVIEWING THE CONCERNS……



SPORTS
03/01/19

THE BOYS FOURTH  REGION TOURNAMENT CONTINUES AT DIDDLE ARENA…..
AS CLINTON COUNTY PLAYS BOWLING GREEN…..
AND WARREN CENTRAL TANGLES WITH LOGAN COUNTY……



THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM BEGINS PLAY IN THE COX DIAMOND INVITATIONAL  IN PENSACOLA……….

AND THE LADY  TOPPER SOFTBALL TEAM  IS TAKING PART IN THE SAMFORD TOURNAMENT  IN BIRMINGHAM……







CAMP NELSON
02/28/19

CAMP NELSON NATONAL CEMETERY…..IN JESSAMINE COUNTY…..WILL BE DESIGNATED  A NATONAL MONUMENT ONCE PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS THE
COMPREHENSIVE   FEDERAL  LAND PACKAGE INTO LAW…..

ESTABLISHED IN  1863……CAMP NELSON  WOULD BECOME KENTUCKY’S TOP RECRUITING STATION AND TRAINING FACILITY FOR THE UNION’S  
AFRICAN-AMERICAN SOLDIERS IN THE CIVIL WAR…..



BLOOD MOBILE
02/28/19

THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE WILL BE AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..THIS MORNING……FROM SEVEN UNTIL 11……

WEIGH 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…….



SAP BENEFITS
02/27/19

THE KENTUCKY CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES  SAYS  INDIVIDUALS WHO RECEIVE   BENEFITS  FROM THE SUPPLEMENTAL  NUTRITION  
ASSISTANCE PROGRAM…..OR SNAP……WILL RECEIVE  THEIR  MARCH FUNDS ON FRIDAY….WHICH WILL BE THE ONLY TIME THEY WILL RECEIVE
BENEFITS IN MARCH…...

NORMALLY…..BENEFITS ARE MADE AVAILABLE  OVER THE FIRST 19-CALENDAR DAYS OF THE MONTH……BASED ON THE FINAL DIGIT OF THE CASE
NUMBER……

BECAUSE OF THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN……THERE WAS AN EARLY RELEASE OF THE JANUARY “SNAP” BENEFITS…..WHICH INCLUDED
FEBRUARY BENEFITS……



MORGAN
02/28/19

65 YEAR OLD SUSAN MARIE  “SUE” CRAWFORD MORGAN OF LEITCHFIELD DIED MONDAY AT KINDRED ACUTE CARE IN LOUISVILLE……PRIVATE
GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT OAK FOREST NUMBER TWO CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; TROY MORGAN……TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; SETPHEN AND GINGER ANDERSON AND JOE AND
KRISTEN OTSEGO…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; MISTY AND CHRIS MERHAR AND RACHEL ANDERSON…..AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-
IN-LAW; KARL CRAWFORD AND RICK AND CINDY CRAWFORD ALL OF  MINNESOTA…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; SALLY AND TERRY
ANDERSON OF MINNESOTA AND JENNIFER CRAWFORD OF MONTANNA…….SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



TAYLOR
02/28/19

82 YEAR OLD MARYLIN TAYLOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FEBRUARY 17TH AT HER RESIDENCE…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT
FIVE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FLATROCK-MICHIGAN…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON SUNDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE GIDEONS OR HOSPARUS……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JANE AND LARRY BRENT OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
02/28/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LOUISVILLE DROPPED A 66 TO 59 DECISION OF BOSTON COLLEGE…..

AND AT THE GIRLS FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
IT WAS BOWLING GREEN 67 AND RUSSELLVILLE 33……
AND GLASOGW BEAT RUSSELL COUNTY  43 TO 35…….







FISCAL COURT
02/27/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE RESCUE SQUAD BUILDING LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND THE COURT APPROVED A
RESOLUTION APPOINTING COUNTY TREASURER JESSICA CLINE TO WORK WITH  “FEMA”  IN THE EVENT OF A MAJOR DISASTER…..

COUNTY CLERK ELAINE WILLIAMS ALSO PRESENTED HER FINAL SETTLEMENT…..IN THE AMOUNT OF 85-THOUSAND-335 DOLLARS…..TO THE
COURT……



MAIN STREET
02/27/19

MORE THAN  91-MILLION DOLLARS WAS INFUSED INTO THE COMMONWEALTH’S ECONOMY LAST YEAR BY…KENTUCKY MAIN STREET PROGRAM
PARTICIPATING COMMUNITIES……

THE   91-POINT-ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN INVESTMENT IN DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS WAS REPORTED BY 29-COMMUNITIES……AND
REPRESENTS 74-MILLION DOLLARS OF PRIVATE INVESTMENT…..MATCHED BY 17-MILLION DOLLARS IN PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS……THE PROGRAM
ALSO GENERATED  12-HUNDRED-15 NEW JOBS IN MAIN STREET DISTRICTS AND THE CREATION OF  142 NEW  BUSINESSES…..

SINCE ITS INCEPTON IN  1979…..KENTUCKY MAIN STREET HAS GENERATED MORE THAN FOUR-POINT-FIVE BILLION DOLLARS OF INVESTMENT IN THE
COMMONWEALTH……

CITIES ACHIEVING NATIONAL ACCREDITATION FOR TWENTY-19……AS CERTIFIED BY BOTH THE   KENTUCKY MAIN STREET PROGRAM AND THE
NATIONAL MAIN STREET CENTER……INCLUDED  CAMPBELLSVILLE AND SCOTTSVILLE…….



PRICE GOUGING
02/27/19

NOW THAT GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS DECLARED A “STATE OF EMERGENCY” IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..KENTUCKIANS ARE BEING ASKED TO
REPORT INSTANCES OF PRICE GOUGING TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE…..

THE  EXECUTIVE ORDER TRIGGERS  KENTUCKY’S CONSUMER  PROTECTON MEASURES FOR THE NEXT 15-DAYS….AND THAT TIME FRAME CAN BE
EXTENDED….

ANYONE WITH SPPECIFIC INFORMATION  REGADING POSSIBLE PRICE GOUGING SHOULD CALLL….EIGHT-EIGHT-EIGHT-FOUR-THREE-TWO-92-57…..OR
E-MAIL…. CONSUMER-PROTECTON-AT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……..



MILL LSPRINGS
02/27/19

YESTERDAY……THE  “U-S” HOUSE OF  REPRESENTATIVES APPROVED  MILL SPRINGS BATTLEFIELD…..IN PULASKI COUNTY…..THE BE DESIGNATED AS
A NATONAL MONUMENT AND BECOME PART OF THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM…..

THE SENATE GAVE ITS APPROVAL  TWO WEEKS AGO…..AND THE MEASURE NOW AWAITS PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SIGNATURE….

THE HISTORIC BATTLEFIELD IN NANCY…..WAS THE SITE OF THE UNION’S FIRST SIGNIFICANT VICTORY IN THE CIVIL WAR IN 18-62…….



SPORTS
02/27/19

PLAY CONTINUES AT THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
AS BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON RUSSELLVILLE…..
AND GLASGOW PLAYS RUSSELL COUNTY…….


IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LOUISVILLE GOES TO BOSTON COLLEGE…..







NEW LOTTERY GAME
02/26/19

THE KENTUCKY LOTTERY HAS LAUNCHED A NEW….IN-STATE NIGHTLY DRAW GAME…. CALLED  “KENTUCKY’S QUICK BUCKS……

THE ONE-DOLLAR GAME IS ONLY AVAILABE IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..AND IT WILL BE PART OF THE LOTTERY’S  NIGHTLY DRAWINGS…..

PLAYERS WILL PICK NUMBERS FROM TWO DIFFERENT MACINES…..SIMILAR TO POWERBALL OR MEGA-MILLIONS…..AND THEY CAN WIN  TWO-
DOLLARS  FOR MATCHIN ONLY THE “KENTUCKY BALL”…..AND UP TO A TOP PRIZE OF 50-THOUSAND DOALRS BY MATCHING ALL FOUR NUMBERS PLUS
THE “KENTUCKY BALL”……



BIG BROTHERS
02/26/19

AFTER SERVING SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY  FOR MORE THAN 40 YEARS…..BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS OF SOUTHCENTRAL KENTKRY HAS CLOSED
ITS DOORS  DUE TO A LACK OF FUNDING…..

BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS OF SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY  OFFERED “ONE-ON-ONE” MENTRING  FOR CHILDREN  BETWEEN THE AGES OF SIX  AND
17……



EMERGENCY DECLARATION
02/26/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ISSUED A STATEWIDE EMERGENCY FOLLOWING WIDESPREAD FLOODING AND DAMAGE ACROSS THE
COMMONWEALTH….

YESTERDAYS  ANNOUNCEMENT FOLLOWS SEVERE STORMS OVER THE WEEKEND THAT CAUSED HEAVY RAIN….STRONG WINDS…..FLOODING…..
LANDSLIDES…. AND INCREASED WATER LEVELS AT DAMS IN CENTRAL AND WESTERN KENTUCKY……

THE EXECUTIVE ORDER ALLOWS  THE MOBILIZATION OF STATE RESOURCES TO ASSIST COUNTIES IN NEED…..
AND AS OF YESTERDAY…..THE KENTUCKY DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HAD RECEIVED  36-COUNTY AND  11- CITY   “STATE OF
EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS”…….



EADES
02/26/19

88 YEAR OLD DELEA NELL “NELLIE” EADES OF ALVATON DIED SUNDAY AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MARTHA’S CHAPEL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR
THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; PATRICIA AND MARK WILSON……AND A BROTHER; BOBBY EADES ALL OF ALVATON…..AND A
SISTER-IN-LAW; FRANCES EADES OF BORLING GREEN……



SPORTS
02/26/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……
THE PREDATORS SKATED PAST THE OILERS….IN OVERTIME…THREE TO TWO…..

AT THE BOYS FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
WARREN CENTRAL DEFEATED GLASGOW  IN OVERTIME 63 TO 57…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY GOT PAST METCALFE COUNTY 72 TO 70 IN OVERTIME……


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MURRAY STATE…..

THE PREDATORS ARE IN ST. LOUIS TO TAKE ON THE BLUES…..

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
KENTUCKY ENTERTAINS ARKANSAS…..

AND THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS AT DIDDLE ARENA…….
AS BARREN COUNTY TAKES ON SOUTH WARREN…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY BATTLES METCALFE COUNTY……..







NEW EXHIBIT
02/25/18

A NEW EXHIBIT CALLED…..GAS STATION TO SPACE STATION…..HAS OPENED AT THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM…..AND IT   FOCUSES ON THE
CONNECTION BETWEEN THE CORVETTE  AND NASA…..50-YEARS AFTER NEIL ARMSTRONG WALKED ON THE MOON….

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE TWO BEGAN WHEN ALAN SHEPARD  DROVE A 1957 CORVETTE TO THE ASTRONAUT TRAINING BASE…..AND AFTER
BEING  THE FIRST AMERICAN IN SPACE IN 1961…..HE WAS PRESENTED A NEW CORVETTE….AND LATER  A GENERAL MOTORS DEALER OFFERED
ASTRONAUTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEASE A CORVETTE FOR ONLY ONE-DOLLAR PER YEAR……

“GAS STATON TO SPACE STATION”   WILL BE AT THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM THRU   JUNE 30TH…….



AMAZON SUED
02/25/19

A FORMER AMAZON EMPLOYEE IN KENTUCKY…..WHO SUFFERS FROM CROHN’S DISEASE…..IS SURING AMAZXON OVER HIS DISMIAAL FOR HE SAY WAS
A NEED FOR MORE BATRO BREAKS….

THE SUIT……WHICH IS SEEKING A MINIMUM OF THREE MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGES….CLAIMS THE COMPANY VIOLATED THE “AMERICANS WITH
DISABILITIES ACT”…..

THE FORMER EMPLOYEE……WHO  WAS HIRED FOR THE WINCHESTER ALL CENTER IN NOVEMBER TWENTY-16…….WAS FIRED IN DECEMBER TWENTY-
17……



CRAFT NOMINATED
02/25/19

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP HAS SELECTED A GLASGOW NATIVE TO SERVE AS THE NEXT  U-S AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS…..

KELLY KNIGHT CRAFT….WHO  IS THE CURRENT  U-S AMBASSADOR TO CANADA…… WHOULD REPLACE NIKKI HALEY….

CRAFT……A 1980 GRADUATE OF GLASGOW  HIGH SCHOOL….PLAYED A ROLE IN FACILITATING THE….U-S-MEXICO-CANADA TRADE AGREEMENT….A
REVAMP OF THE NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT…...



EDELEN
02/25/19

ONE OF THE DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR WANTS TO MAKE CHANGES IN THE COMMONWELATH  CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM……..

ADAM EDLEN  IS PROPOSING CHANGES TO THE BAIL SYSTEM…..SAYNG TOO MANY PEOPLE ARE KEPT IN JAIL BECAUSE THEY CAN’T AFFORD BOND…..
HE’S  ALSO CALLING FOR A REVIEW OF PROBATON AND PAROLE POLICIES….AND HE WANTS RO RESTORE VOTING RIGHTS FOR NON-VIOLENT
OFFENDER……



SPORTS
02/25/19

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END YESTERDAY……FOR THE PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM…..AS THEY LOST TO CLINTON COUNTY IN THE OPENING ROUND
OF THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT  73 TO 52……


OPENING ROUND ACTION CONTINUES AT THE BOYS FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT TONIGHT AS……
GLASGOW TAKES ON WARREN CENTRAL…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY PLAYS METCALFE COUNTY……


THE PREDATORS ARE  AT HOME  TO TAKE ON THE OILERS……







SIMPSON PLANT EXPANDING
02/21/19

A SIMPSON COUNTY FACILITY IS EXPANDING……

R-K-W…..A GERMAN-OWNED MANUFACTURER OF INDUATRIAL FILM…..WILL INVEST 18-MILLION DOLLARS IN THE PROJECT THAT WILL CREATE  30  
FULL-TIME JOBS…..

R-K-W PLANS TO BUILD A NEW……30-THOUDAND-SQUARE-FOOT  MANUFACTURING AND WAREHOUSE FACILITY…..AS-WELL-AS  ADD  STATE-OF THE-
ART EQUIPMENT….. ALLOWING THE COMPANY TO TAP NEW MARKETS……



EXPLOSIVE DEVISE
02/21/19

THE STATE POLICE HAZARDOUS DEVICES UNIT WAS CALLED TO BARREN  COUNTY YESTERDAY…….BY THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S
DEPARTMENT……AFTER A SMALL IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVISE  WAS FOUND IN A MAILBOX IN THE                13-HUNDRED BLOCK OF   OIL WELL
ROAD…..
THE DEVICE  WAS RENDERED SAFE ON THE SCENE…..AND OTHER MAILBOXES IN THE AREA WERE CHECKED…..BUT NO ADDITIONAL EXPLOSIVE
DEVISES WERE FOUND……

STATE POLCIE AND  “U-S”  POSTAL INSPECTORS ARE INVESTIGATING……



SPORTS
02/21/19

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT……
THE PATRIOTS TAKE ON GLASGOW IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..

TIP OFF IS SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP TO TOMPKINSVILLE…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……..


THE PREDATORS  RETURN TO BRIDGE STONE ARENA  TO TAKE ON THE KINGS…..







STATE PARKS FUNDING
02/20/19

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS WANT TO BORROW  150-MILLION DOLLARS TO FIX UP THE COMMONWEALTH’S PARK SYSEM…………

THE HOUSE APPROPRATIONS AND REVENUE COMMITTEE HAS APPROVED HOUSE TWO-68……WHICH WOULD AUTHORIZE   “THE  ARTS-TOURISM-AND
HERITAGE CABINET”  TO BORROW AND SPEND 20-MILLION DOLLARS…….BEGINNING JULY FIRST….TO DO THINGS  LIKE REPLACE ROOFS  AND
EXPAND CAMPGROUNDS AT STATE PARKS…..
THE PLAN  WOULD COST TAXPAYERS  AN EXTRA  TWO-POINT-TWO MILLION DOLLARS IN THE FISCAL YEAR THAT BEGINS  JULY FIRST…..FUROEMEIDL
DOEL IN THE FIE Y HA BEING SHLY FITT……WITH THE REST BEING PAID BACK OVER 20-YEARS……

THE BEVIN HAS ALREADY SPENT  18-MILLION IN REPAIRS AS PART OF THE ….. REFRESHING THE FINEST PROGRAM…..WHICH INCLUDES 133
PROJECT….
EARLIE THIS MONTH…..THE GOVERNOR ANNOUNCED AN ADDITIONAL 20-MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT…..WHICH HAD BEEN APPROVED BY THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY LAST YEAR……



SECRETARY OF STAGTE POWERS
02/20/19

THE KENTUCKY SENATE  HAS PASSED….AND  SENT TO THE HOUSE…. A BILL LIMITNG THE INFLUENCE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE  OVER THE
STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS…..

THE BILL STEMS  FROM ACCUSATIONS  THAT SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON  ISO LUNDERGAM GRIMES  OVERREACHED HER AUTHORITY AS THE
COMMONWEALTH’S CHIEF ELECTIONS OFFICER…….……
IF APPROVED IN THE HOUSE……THE LEGISLATION WOULD R TAKE EFFECT IMMEDIATELY…..AND WOULD AFFECT GRIMES AND FUTURE SECRETARIES
OF STATE……

GRIMES HAD DENOUNCED THE MEASURE……SAYING IT WOULD  ‘DISRUPT” STATEWIDE ELECTIONS LATER THIS YEAR……



STUDENT LAWSUIT
02/20/19

A LAWSUIT SEEKING 250-THOUSAND DOLLARS  IN DAMAGES FROM THE WASHINGTON POST HAS BEEN FILED ON BEHALF OF A COVINGTON CATHOLIC
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT…..

THE SUIT COMES AFTER  VIDEO SHOWING NICHOLAS SANDMANN  .AND OTHER COVINGTON CATHOLIC STUDENTS…..AND A NATIVE AMERICAN
DRUMMER WENT VIRAL…….

SANDMAN…..PICTURED IN THE INITIAL VIDEO…..BECAME ONE OF THE FOCAL POINTS OF THE ONLINE DEBATE CONCERNING WHAT HAPPENED
DURING THE EVENT…..

SANDMAN HAS   SAID HE WAS NOT MAKING FACES AT NATHAN PHILLIPS…..THE NATIVE AMERICAN DRUMMER SEEN IN THE VIDEO……



MARSH
02/20/19

84 YEAR OLD RUBY JEAN GRINSTEAD MARSH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HER RESIDENCE…..A PRIVATE SERVICE WILL BE HELD
TOMORROW (THURS)  AFTERNOON  AT FOUR  AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME…… PUBLIC VISITATION WILL BE FROM 11 UNTIL FOUR
TOMORROW (THURS)……AND MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTDED TO HOSPARUS OR HOPE CENTER FOR WOMEN……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; BERLINDA BAZZELL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SONS; DEREK OF FLORIDA AND BARRY OF OKLAHOMA…..A BROTHER;
EDWARD GRINSTEAD…..AND A SISTER; ALICE BROWN BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…….TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



TAYLOR
02/20/19

89 YEAR OLD GLENDON TAYLOR OF HOPKINSVILLE…..AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE……DIED SUNDAY AT CONTINUE CARE HOSPITAL IN
MADISONVILLE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE SATURDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL  HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM
OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES….

HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE NIECES…..THREE NEPHEWS……AND SEVERAL GREAT-NIECES AND GREAT-NEPHEWS…….



CARTWRIGHT
02/20/19

74 YEAR OLD ALVIS EUGENE “GENE” CARTWRIGHT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW
MORNING (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JOYCE GILLMORE CARTWRIGHT…..A SON; JAMES….. AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CYNTHIA AND JEFFERY RIFFE
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; RICHARD AND VICKIE OF TEXAS…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/20/19

IN OPENING ROUND ACTION  AT THE GIRL’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT…..GLASGOW DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY 62 TO 46…..AND
THEN THE BARREN COUNTY TROJANETTES HIT A THREE-POINT SHOT…..WITH ONE-POINT-EIGHT SECONDS LEFT IN OVERTIME…..TO  DEFEAT  THE
LADY PATRIOTS   52-51……

THE LADY PATRIOTS END THE SEASON WITH     20-WINS AND SEVEN LOSSES……







ROCKET DOCKET
02/19/19

A PROGRAM  BORN OUT OF KENTUCKY’S OPIOID CRISIS IS PUTTING DRUG OFFENDERS INTO TREATMENT FASTER AND REDUCING  THE COST OF
INCARCERATION……

THE……ROCKET DOCKET INITIATIVE…….ALLOWS LOCAL PROSECUTORS TO EXPEDITE  NON-VIOLENT FELONY DRUG CASES THROUGH THE JUDICIAL
PROCESS……AND IT ALSO ALLOWS CERTAIN DEFENDANTS  RAPID ENTRY INTO SUBSTANCE PROGRAM TREATMENT……

BEFOE THE PROGRAM BEGAN IN TWENTY-15……THE AVERAGE OFFENDER SPENT 115-DAYS IN A LOCAL JAIL…….BUT NOW……THE TYPICAL STAY IS
21-DAYS  BEFORE THEY ENTER SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT…..AND THAT’S  RESULTED IN COST SAVINGS OF MORE THAN  80-MILLION DOLLARS
FOR LOCAL   JAILS……



HOPKINSVILLE OFFICER SHOT
02/19/19

A HOPKINSVILLE POLICE OFFICER IS RECOVERING FROM GUNSHOT WOUNDS HE RECEIVED YESERDAY IN PURSUIT OF A ROBBERY  SUSPECT….
TWO VEHICLES WERE INVOLVED  IN A ROBBERY AT WAL-MART AND TWO POLICE CHASES ENSUED…..
OFFICER JEREMY DAVIDSON ATTEMPTED TO STOP ONE OF THE VEHICLES….WHEN THE SUSPECT STARTED SHOOTING…..STRIKING THE OFFICER IN
THE HEAD AND ARM…..
DAVIDSON IS IN A NASHVILLE HOSPITAL WHERE HE’S EXPECTED TO MAKE A FULL RECOVERY…..
AND TWO INDIVIDUALS  HAVE BEEN ARRESTED AND CHARGED IN THE INCIDENT…..



PURSUIT
02/19/19

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS LOOKING FOR A VEHICLE….. REGISTERED TO AN ALLEN COUNTY  MAN……THAT WAS INVOLVED IN
A PURSUIT EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING……
A DEPUTY NOTICED A MAN AND WOMAN PASSED OUT IN THE VEHICLE AT THE INTER-SECTION OF SCOTTSVILLE ROAD AND NATCHER PARKWAY…..THE
DRIVER WAS HOLDING A WEAPON AND HAD DRUG PARAPHERNALIA IN HIS SHIRT POCKET…..
AS THEY WOKE UP…..THEY SPED AWAY……THE PURSUIT WENT THRU BOWLING GREEN…..THEN DOWN SCOTTSVILLE ROAD INTO ALLEN
COUTY……WITH SPEED IN EXCESS OF 100 MILES-PER-HOUR……
DEPUTIES FINALLY LOST SIGHT OF THE TWO-THOUSAND-NINE GRAY FORD FOCUS NEAR THE TENNESSEE LINE…..DEPUTIES SAY THE VEHICLE IS
REGISTERED TO KEITH JOHNSON OF ADOLPHUS…….



ARREST-METCALFE
02/19/19

A SEXUAL ABUSE  INVESTIGATION BY STATE POLICE…..IN METCALFE COUNTY….. LEADS TO THE ARREST OF ONE PERSON ON AN INDICTMENT
WARRANT…..

41 YEAROLD TEDDY BLAKLEY OF EDMONTON IS CHARGED WITH RAPE-VICTIM UNDER 12,  SEXUAL ABUSE-VICTIM UNDER 12, RAPE AND SODOMY



SPORTS
02/19/19

THE GIRL’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT BEGINS AT MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT……AS GLASGOW TAKES ON MONROE
COUNTY……THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS BATTLE BARREN COUNTY……

TIP OFF FOR THE LADY PATRIOTS GAME IS SEVEN-45…….BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE……WVLE…..STARTING AT SEVEN-30 TONIGHT……


IN OPENING ROUND ACTION OF THE BOYS 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT…..IT TOOK OVERTIME FOR GLASGOW TO GET PAST BARREN
COUNTY 55 TO 50…..THEN THE PATRIOTS DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY 66 TO 51…..HERE’S KYLE HARWOOD WITH THE U-S  BANK GAME WRAP UP.







SPORTS BETTING IN KENTUCKY
02/18/19

AN ANALYSIS OF  PROPOSED LEGISLATION TO LEGALIZE SPORTS BETTING IN KENTUCKY  SAYS  IT WOULD GENERATE JUST OVER 20-MILLION
DOLLARS PERYEAR IN TAX MONEY…..

HOUSE BILL ONE-57 WOULD TAX SPORTS BETTING IN THE COMMONWEALTH AT 10-POINT-25 PERCENT FOR IN-PERSON WAGERS…..AND 14-POINT-25
PERCENT FOR WAGERS  MADE ON-LINE…….

THE PROPOSED LEGISLATION WOULD NOT ALL BETTING ON SPORTING EVENTS INVOLVING KENTUCKY COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES…..AND DOES
NOT CONSIDER THE PROPOSED 500-THOUISAND DOLLAR LICENSING FEE OR THE IMPACT OF FANTASY SPORTS AND INTERNET POKER……

LAWMAKERS WOULD BE REQUIRED TO SPEND THE MONEY ON REGULATING THE INDUSTRY AND ADDICTION PREVENTION SERVICES……AND
WHATEVER IS LEFXT OVER WOULD GO TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S TROUBLED PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS…..



BARREN COUNTY MEASLES
02/18/19

A CASE OF MEASLES HAS BEEN REPORTED IN A  YOUNG CHILD IN BARREN COUNTY…..

THE BARREN RIVER HEALTH DEPARTMENT SAYS  THE CHILD…..WHO WAS NOT VACCIATED…..RECENTLY TRAVELED OUT OF THE COUNTRY  TO AN
AREA WHERE MEASLES  IS  PREVALENT…………

THE CHILD DID NOT BECOME INFECTIOUS UNTIL RETURNING TO THE COMMONWEALTH…..PUBLIC EXPOSURE IS BELIEVED TO BE VERY LIMITED….
AND THEY ARE IN THE PROCESS OF NOTIFYING INDIVIDUALS WHO CAME INTO CANTACT WITH THE CHILD DURING THE INFECTIOUS PERIOD……



PROBAiTON OFFICER ARRESTED
02/18/19

STATE POLICE FROM  POST 15…..IN COLUMBIA….. RECEIVED A COMPLAINT FROM A PAROLEE IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY REGARDING HER PROBATON
OFFICER…..33 YEAR OLD TYLER YOUNG…..

FOLLOWING A THREE DAY COVERT INVESTIGATION…..YOUNG WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ABUSE AND OFFCIAL MISCONDUCT AND
LODGED IN THE ADAIR COUNTY JAIL……



PASSPORT LAWSUIT
02/18/19

PASSPORT HEALTH PLAN HAS FILED A LAWSUIT ALLEGING THAT KENTUCKY’S CUTS TO MEDICAID  REIMBURSEMENTS WILL RESULT IN THE
NONPROFIT GOING OUT OF BUSINESS BY MARCH…..

THE LOUISVILLE-BASE ORGANIZATON IS ASKING A JUDGE TO BAR THE COMMONWEALTH  FROM IMPOSING  THE CUTS…..AND REPAY MILLIONS OF
DOLLARS IN CUTS FOR THE PAST EIGHT MONTHS…….

PASSPORT HEALTH PLAN PROVIDES MANAGED CARE FOR MOST OF KENTUCKY’S ONE-POINT-THREE MILLION MEDICAID ENROLLEES…..

A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES SAYS THEY ARE REVIEWING THE SUIT……BUT ADDED  IT CAME AS A
SURPRISE…..BECAUSE PASSPORT HAS NOT IDENTIFIED  “LEGITIMATE  ISSUES”  WITH THE COMMONWEALTH’S  RATES……



PARDUE
02/18/19

76 YEAR OLD RUBY JEWELL  GARMON PARDUE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
WEDNSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT  T-W- CROW  AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE
THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBABND; BILLY RAY PARDUE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; TRACY AND KIRK ROARK….AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-
LAW;  KEVIN AND KRISTI ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JOETTA AND LEROY HENSON OF ALVATON…..AND TWO BROTHERS
AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; BARRY AND MARILYN GARMON AND MIKE AND KATHY GARMON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/18/19

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT…..BEING PLAYED AT MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL……GLASGOW TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY…..THEN THE
PATRIOTS PLAY MONORE COUNTY……

TIP OFF IS SEVEN-45……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-
50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE……STARTING AROUND SEVEN-30 TONIGHT……







SCHOOL BOARD
02/14/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MET YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….AND AT THE START OF THE MEETING……A SPECIAL PRESENTATION WAS
MADE…..

FINAL APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO THE TWENTY-19-TWENTY-20  SCHOOL CALENDER HAS THE  FIRST DAY FOR STUDENTS BEING  AUGUST  SEVENTH
AND THE FINAL DAY FOR STUDENTS…..NEXT SCHOOL YEAR…WILL BE   MAY 15TH……
THE BOARD APPROVED THE PURCHASE  OF STUDENT INSURANCE FOR NEXT SCHOOL  AND ALSO THE PURCHASE OF FOUR NEW BUSES….
AND THE PROCESS WAS STARTED TO INSTALL A  “CANOPY”  AT THE DROP-OFF AREA AT THE PRIMARY CENTER……



K-NINE NARCO
02/14/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAS ANNOUNCED THE PASSING OF K-NINE NARCO……

NACRO…..WHO  WAS NINE YEARS OLD AND HAD BEEN BATTLING CANCER FOR THREE YEARS…..RETIRED FROM SERVICE IN DECEMBER TWENTY-17  .
AND WAS LIVING  WITH HIS HANDLER…..SERGEANT NICK TABBERT AND HIS FAMILY……



ACCIDENT VICTIM
02/14/19

STATE POLICE HAVE RELEASED THE NAME OF AN ACCIDENT VICTIM WHO WAS KILLED ON I-65 TUESDAY NIGHT….

57 YEAR OLD DOUGLAS WALLACE OF INDIANA WAS OPERATING  A  TWO-THOSUAND MILLER TRANSPORTATION BUS……WHEN 38 YEAR OLD PENNY
LANE OF TENNESEE AND HER DOG  ENTERED THE NORTHBOUND LANE WHERE SHE WAS STRUCK BY THE BUS…..

LANE DIED AT THE SCENE AND NO ONE ON THE BUS WAS INJURED……



SPORTS
02/14/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO CELEBRATE SENIOR NIGHT…..AND CLOSE OUT THE REGULAR SEASON…..AS TODD
COUNTY CENTRAL COMES TO PATRIOT GYM……

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……WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE CANADIENS…..







STATE PARKS UPGRADES
02/13/19

20-MILLION MORE DOLLARS IN UPGRADES AND IMPROVEMENTS ARE COMING TO KENTUCKY STATE PARKS…..

LAUNCHED IN TWENTY-16…..”THE REFRESH THE FINEST”…..HAS ALREADY INVESTED 18-MILLION DOLLARS IN MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONAL
IMPROVEMENTS TO THE KENTUCKY STATE PARKS SYSTEM…..

THE TWENTY-18 GENERAL ASSEMBLY ALLOCATED AN ADDITONAL 20-MILLION DOLLARS FOR…..PHASE TWO OF “REFRERSHING THE FINEST”…..AND
THOSE PROJECTS WILL INCLUDE A NEW ROOF FOR BARREN RIVER STATE RESORT PARK AND CAMPGROUND IMPROVEMENTS……

ALL 17-RESORT PARKS WILL ALSO RECEIVE HOSPITALITY UPGRADES THAT INCLUDE ITEMS SUCH AS FURNITURE……FLOORING……PAINT…..AND
FIXTURES……



MEDICAL MARIJUANA
02/13/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN TOLD A COMMUNITY FORUM IN STANFORD LAST NIGHT THAT HE WOULD BE HAPPY TO SIGN A BILL TO MAKE  MEDICAL
MARIJUANA LEGAL IN THE COMMONWEALTH….

HOWEVER…..BEVIN WENT ON TO SAY HIS SUPPORT FOR A BILL LEGALIZING MEDICAL MARIJUANA WOULD DEPEND ON HOW IT IS WRITTERN…..
ADDING HE WOULD BE OPPOSED TO A BILL WRITTEN SOLELY TO RAISE MONT FOR THE GENERAL FUND…..



WATER DISTRICT OFFICE
02/13/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TODAY DUE TO AN  IN-SERVICE TRAINING…..

THE OFFICE WILL RE-OPNE FOR BUSINESS UPON COMPLETON OF THE TRAINING……



SPORTS
02/13/19


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL LAST NIGHT……AND PICKED UP TWO BIG WINS…..AS THE LADY
PATRIOTS DOWNED THE LADY DRAGONS 54 TO 36……

AND THE PATRIOTS DOWNED THE DRAGONS 59 TO 56…….


THE 15TH DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT GETS UNDERWAY MONDAY NIGHT AT MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..

MONDAY…..THE PATRIOTS PLAY MONROE COUUNTY…..
AND THEN TUESDAY…..THE LADY PATROTS WILL TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY…..

THE BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE THURSDAY OF NEXT WEEK….
AND THE GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE PLAYED NEXT FRIDAY…..







MURDER SEARCH
02/12/19

A STABBING SUNDAY NIGHT IN BOWLING GREEN HAS NOW TURNED INTO THE SEARCH FOR AN INDIVIDUAL WANTED ON A MURDER CHARGE….

ACCORDING TO BOWLING GREEN POLICE…..JOSHUA CROUCH STABBED TRACY RIGGSBEE SUNDAY NIGHT…..APPARENTLY CROUCH AND RIGGSBEE
HAD BEEN ARGUING ALL DAY……
RIGGSBEE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT….WHERE SHE DIED….AND CROUCH FLED THE SCENE….
A MURDER WARRANT  HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR CROUCH  AND ADDITIONAL CHARGES COULD BE ADDED……
ANYONE WITH INFORMATON ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF JOSHUA CROUCH IS ASKED TO CONTACT BOWLING GREEN POLICE  AT THREE-NINE-THREE-
FOUR THOUSAND OR NINE-ONE-ONE…….
CRIME STOPPERS IS ALSO OFFERING A CASH REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF CROUCH…….CALLL SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE
CLUE……



ARREST
02/12/19

A WARREN COUNTY MAN IS FACING SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGES FOLLOWING HIS INDICTMENT BY THE WARREN COUNTY GRAND JUTY……
69 YEAR OLD JAMES DIXON OF RICHARDSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF SODOMY-VICTIM UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE…..AND THREE COUNTS
OF SEXUAL ABUSE-VICTIM UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE….

THE CASE HAD BEEN UNDER INVESTIGATION SINCE TWENTY-16….AND INVOLVED THREE JUVENILES…….



SPORTS
02/12/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS  ARE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL…..
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS 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….WLVE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…..



THE PREDATORS ARE IN DETRIOT TO TAKE ON THE RED WINGS…..


AFTER BEING NAMED THE FOURTH REGION PLAYER OF THE YEAR…..LADY PATRIOT SENIOR   SARAH SUTTON  IS  NOW A FINALIST  FOR   KENTUCKY’S  
“MISS BASKETBALL”….

SHE ENTERS THE FINAL WEEK OF THE REGULAR SEASON AVERAGING 22-POINT-FIVE POINTS AND  10-POINT-NINE REBOUNDS PER GAME…..WHICH
HAVE HELPED  AC/S POST AN  18 AND SIX RECORD….

BALLOTS HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED TO COACHES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH AND THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED MARCH FIFTH IN
LEXINGTON…..







STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH
02/08/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN DELIVERED HIS FOURTH…..STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH ADDRESS LAST NIGHT….TO A JOINT SESSION OF THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY….

THE GOVERNOR SPENT A GREAT DEAL OF THE TIME REFLECTING ON SOME  OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS…..INCLUDING 18-BILLION DOLLARS IN NEW
CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND SOME   50-THOUSAND JOBS THAT HAVE BEEN CREATED…..HE BREIFLY COVERED THE TOPIC OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S
PENSION CRISIS…..WHICH BELIEVED WOULD BE A FOCAL POINT OF THE ADDRESS…..

LAST WEEK…..BEVIN ANNOUNCED HE WILL SEEK RE-ELECTON…..BUT WITH A NEW RUNNING MATE……SENATOR RALPH ALVARADO IS REPLACING
LIEUTENNT GOVERNOR JENEAN HAMPTON ON THE TICKET……..



CAPITAL RESTRICTIONS
02/08/19

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR SAYS A NEW  REGULATION  RESTRICTING PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE STATE CAPITAL IS INVALID…..
IN THE OPINION RELEASED YESTERDAY…..BESHEAR SAYS  NO  “IMMINENT THREAT”  TO PUBLIC HEALTH OR SAFETY WAS SHOWN TO JUSTIFY THE
REGULATON….

A SPOKESPERSON FOR GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN RESPONDED SAYING THE REGULATION WAS DEVELOPED WITH GUIDANCE FROM LAW
ENFORCEMENT AND SECURITY OFFICIALS….

THE  “A-G’s”    OPINION IS ADVISORY….AND DOES NOT CARRY THE FORCE OF LAW……




SPORTS
02/08/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD LAST NIGHT TO METCALFE COUNTY AND PICKED UP TWO WINS…..AS THE PATRIOTS GOT
PAST THE HORNEST 57 TO 56….

THEN THE LADY PATROTS DOWNED THE LAY HORNETS 77 TO 62…..KYLE


THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS GO TO OWENSBORO FOR THE PRELIMINARY ROUND  OF THE  “REGION-TWO”   SWIM
CHAMPIONSHIPS……

HALL OF FAMER…..FRANK ROBINSON…..THE FIRST BLACK MANAGER IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLL  AND THE ONLY PLAYER TO WIN THE   “M-V-P”  IN
BOTH LEAGUES HAS DIED…..
HE WAS 83……







PHONE SCAM
02/07/19

THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING  A PHONE SCAM…..
AN ELDERLY BOWLING GREEN RESIDENT TOLD OFFICERS SHE RECEIVE A CALL FROM  AN  “OFFICER”  WHO SAID THERE WAS A WARRANT FOR HER
ARREST….BUT IF SHE WOULD SEND CASH  THE WARRANT WOULD BE RECALLED…..
THE CALLER ADVISED HER  TO GET  THREE….500-DOLLAR GIFT CARDS….THE IMPOSTER STAYED ON THE PHONE WITH THE WOMAN  FOR TWO-
HOURS  AS SHE DROVE TO SCOTTSVILLE TO OBTAIN THE GIFT CARDS…..THE IMPOSTER THEN HAD HER GIVE HIM THE “REDEEMING” BUMBER ON THE
BACK….AND HAD HER MAIL THE GIFT CARDS TO   15-HUNDRED PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE…..

THE WOMAN THEN CALLED SCOTTSVILLE POLICE AND THAT’S WHEN SHE LEARNED SHE HAD BEEN SCAMMED…..OFFICERS  WERE ABLE TO GET THE  
CARDS STOPPED AND SHE WILL BE RECEIVING A REFUND…..
SCOTTSVILLE POLICE WILL NEVER CALL  AND ASK FOR MONEY IF YOU HAVE A WARRANT…..AND IF YOU RECEIVE SUCH A CALL OFFICERS ADVISE YOU
ASK FOR THEIR NAME AND BADGE NUMBER AND ADVISE YOU’RE WILL CALL THEM BACK…..



SHRUM
02/07/19
06:05AM

91 YEAR OLD ROBBIE MAE HARTMAN SHRUM OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11
TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY SIX SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;  BRO. BILL AND HILDA SHRUM, DONNIE SHRUM, BRO. MICHAEL AND BRENDA SHRUM, DAVID
AND CRYSTAL SHRUM, EDDIE AND TAMMY FREEMAN AND JIMMY AND KERRI SHRUM…..AND A DAUGHTER; MARTHA BESSINGER  ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AND ALICE HARTMAN OF TENNESSEE…..40-GRANDCHILDREN, SEVERAL GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/07/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO METCALFE COUNTY……
AND BE SURE AND MAKE THIS CHANGE TO YOUR SCHEDULE…..THE PATRIOTS WILL BE PLAYING GTHE FIRST GAME TONIGHT…..
TIP OFF FOR THE BOYS 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…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…..


THE PREDATORS  ARE AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON DALLAS…..







KY DEBT
02/06/19

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT RELEASED BY AUDITOR MIKE HARMON…..KENTUCKY IS MORE THAN 54-BILLION DOLLARS IN DEBT…..WITH
ESTIMATED  UNFUNDED RETIRMENT BENEFITS OF 43-POINT-THREE BILLION DOLLARS….ACCOUNTING FOR   80-PERCENT OF THE TOTAL…..

THE 43-BILLION DOLLARS IS THE  TOTAL NUMBER OF PENSION AND HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS THE COMMONWEALTH OWES OVER THE NEXT 30-
YEARS…..BUT DOESN’T HAVE THE FUNDS TO PAY…..

HARMON IS CALLING ON THE LEGISLAURE TO ENACT STRONGER OVERSIGHT ON THE KENTUCKY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY…..
WHICH CURRENTLY HAS NO LIMIT ON THE BONDED DEBT IT CAN ISSUE…..

ACCORDING TO HARMON……THE TOTAL DEBT IS MORE THAN 12-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR EVERY PERSON IN KENTUCKY……



WORKFORCE
02/06/19

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS LAUNCHED A NEW TOOL IT SAYS WILL GIVE A CLEARER PICTURE OF THE WORKFORCE…

THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET HAS LAUNCHED THE FIRST INTER-ACTIVE WORKFORCE “DASHBOARD” IN
KENTUCKY…..

THE  “DASHBOARD”  DISPLAYS REAL-TIME WORKFORCE INFORMATION INCLUDING….JOB OPENINGS, UNEMPLOYMENT RATES AND WORKFORCE-
RELATED FUNDING BY LOCAL WORKFORCE AREA…..

THE CABINET SAY THE DATA COLLECTED WILL ALLOW KENTUCKY TO CREATE A STRATEGY FOR UGINS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES
THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH……



ENERBLU WONT BUILD PLANT
02/06/19

THE EASTERN KENTUCKY ECONOMY HAS TAKEN ANOTHER BLOW…..AS A BATTERY MANUFACTURER SAYS IT IS SUSPENDING PLANS TO BUILD A 372-
MILLION DOLLAR FACILITY IN THE REGION AND HIRE 875 WORKERS…..

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..THE  C-E-O  OF  “ENERBLU”  : SAID THE COMPANY MADE THE DECISION AFTER A PRIMARY POTENTIAL
INVESTOR WITHDREW SUPPORT FOR THE PROJECT…..CITING A   ”SERIES OF UNEXPECTED GEO-POLITICIAL FACTORS”…..



SPORTS
02/06/19

THE PATRIOTS WERE BACK ON THE ROAD LAST NIGHT TO EDMONSON COUNTY…. .AND PICKED UP A BIG OVERTIME WIN 55 TO 52.....

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WILL BE AT HOME TOMORROW  NIGHT TO TAKE ON METCALFE COUNTY…….







FLU IN KENTUCKY
02/05/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS  FLU CASES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED IN 98  OF  KENTUCKY’S   120 COUNTIES……

THE DEPARTMENT HAS LABELED THE CURRENT FLU ACTIVITY IN THE COMMONWEALTH  AS…..WIDESPREAD….AS  THE NUMBER OF LABORATORY
CONFIRM FLU CASES HAS REACHED  54-HUNDRED-NINE…..

THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF FLU CASES ARE BEING REPORTED IN THE LOUISVILLE AND BOWLING GREEN AREAS….WITH 29-HUNDRED-96 CASES OF
THE FLU IN JEFFERSON COUNTY…..AND 353 CONFIRMED FLU CASES IN BOWLING GREEN……



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
02/05/19

AFTER TAKING A THREE WEEK BREAK…..LAWMAKERS RETURN TO FRANKFORT TODAY FOR THE FINAL  26 DAYS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
SESSION…..
REPUBLICANS   SAY THEY WANT TO WORK ON LEGISLATON  DEALING WITH PENSIONS…...SCHOOL SAFETY…..FOSTER CARE….AND DO A FOLLOW-UP
ON LAST YEAR’S TAX OVERHAUL…..

AS A BIPARTISAN GROUP OF LAWMAKERS CONTINUES TO REVIEW THE PENSION SYSTEM…..WHICH REMAINS THE MOST DIVISIVE AND
CONTROVERSIAL ISSUE TO CONFRONT LAWMAKERS…..HOUSE SPEAKER DAVID OSBORNE WARNED THAT ANYONE THINKING A QUICK AGREEMENT
WILL BE FOUND IS “WRONG”……



HARRIS
02/05/19

56 YEAR OLD MARY ANN PHILLIPS HARRIS OF GLASGOW DIED SUNDAY AT T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE
SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE TOMORROW  (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW  (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO AUNTS;  ALMA WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE AND PAULINE NORBY OF MINNESOTA….AND HER STEP-MOTHER; ANNIE PHILLIPS
OF SCOTTSVILLE…..



WHEAT
02/04/19

95 YEAR OLD SHERMAN  O. WHEAT OF SCOTTSVILLE  DIED  SUNDAY  AT THE MEDICAL    CENTER  AT  BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN BEECH GROVE CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON THURSDAY
AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS  TO BEECH GROVE CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  JIMMY AND DEBBIE…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;  GLORIA AND LEWIS WHITE ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE….. FIVE GRANDCHILDREN, 11 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN   ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/05/19

THE PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT…..TO EDMONSON COUNTY….. FOR A BOYS DOUBLEHEADER…..

IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTON FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK….AND 99-
POINT-THREE…. LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AROUND SEVEN TONIGHT……


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY ARIZONA……


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED TO GAMES TO GLASGOW….AS THE LADY PATRIOTS LOST TO THE LADY
SCOTTIES 41 TO 39……

AND THE PATRIOTS LOST THEIR SECOND DISTRICT GAME A  ROW…..AS THE SCOTTIES WON 70 TO 49……







ELECTION TIE
02/04/19

A RECOUNT IN A KENTUCKY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES…..WHERE THE DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGER DEFEATED THE INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN  BY  
ONE VOTE…..HAS ENDED IN A TIE FOLLOWING A RECOUNT ON SATURDAY….

DEMOCRAT JIM GLENN WAS CERTIFIED BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND WAS SWORN IN JANUARY FIFTH…..BUT REPUBLICAN INCUMBENT  D-
J JOHNSON ASKED THE KENTUCKY HOUSE FOR A RECOUNT WHICH THEY ORDERED….

THE NEXT STEP IS FOR THE DAVIESS COUNTY  CLERK’S OFFICE TO SEND A REPORT TO THE “ELECTON CONTEST BOARD”…..A LEGISLATIVE PANEL OF
SIX REPUBLICANS AND THREE DEMOCRATS…..WHICH MUST DECIDE WHAT TO DO NEXT AND GIVE A REPORT TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES….
STATE LAW INDICATES THE BOARD MUST CHOOSE THE WINNER BY DRAWING LOTS….



KSP GRADUATION
02/04/19

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE ACADEMY PRESENTED DIPLOMAS TO 35 NEW TROOPERS ON FRIDAY…..BRINGING THE AGENCY STRENTH TO 809
TROOPERS….

SEVEN CADETS…..INCLUDING JORDAN MATTHEWS OF GLASGOW  AND KATAN PARKER OF BOWLING  GREEN….EARNED ASSOCIATE  DEGREES IN
GENERAL OCCUPATIONAL AND TECHNICAL STUDIES FRO THE BLUEGRASS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE….WHILE AT THE ACADEMY…...

TROOPER JUSTIN FOX FROM SCOTTSVILLE WAS ASSIGNED TO POST ONE IN MAYFIELD…..…
WHILETROOPERS BRENT DAVIS FROM BOWLING GREEN….JORDAN MATTHEWS FROM GLASGOW….AND MATTHEW SPEARS FROM LAWRENCEBURG   
WERE ASSIGNED TO POST THREE IN BOWLING GREEN……



SPORTS
02/04/19

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







HEALTH ISSUES POLL
02/01/19

A NEW…..KENTUCKY HEALTH ISSUES POLL…..SHOWS A LARGE NUMBEROF KENTUCKY ADULTS  DON’T  USE  A REGULAR DOCTOR…..HEALTH
CLINC….OR OTHER APPROPRIATE SOURCE OF HEALTH CARE….

THE NEW POLL FINDS  24-PERCENT OF KENTUCKY ADULTS SAY   THEY DON’T HAVE A USUAL PLACE TO GO FOR HEALTH CARE….WHICH IS UP FROM
18-PERCENT IN TWO-THOUSAND-NINE….AND THOSE WITHOUT HEALTH INSURANCE WERE NEARLY TWICE AS LIKELY NOT TO GO FOR REGULAR
HEALTH CARE…..
HOWEVER…..THE REPORT FOUND THAT HASN’T NECESSARILY TRANSLATED INTO MORE VISITS TO EMERGENCY ROOM OR URGENT CARE CLINIC
VISITS…..AS EIGHT-PERCENT OF THOSE SURVEYED SAY THE GO TO THE EMERGNCY OR URGENT CARE CENTER FOR MEDICAL CARE……

AND ONE-IN-FIVE  OF THOSE SURVEYED REPORTED SOMEONE IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD HAS DELAYED OR SKIPPED NEEDED MEDICAL CARE BECAUSE
OF THE COST….. WHICH IS ABOUT THE SAME AS IN TWENTY-14……



FIRING
02/01/19

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION  FIRED LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JENEAN HAMPTON’S CHIEF OF STAFF……PROMPTING A LETTER FROM HER….
REAPOINTING HER FORMER EMPLOYEE TO HIS PREVIOUS POSITION…..

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..STEVE KNIPPER SAID HE WAS NOTIFIED HE WAS BEING TERMINATED WITHOUT CAUSE…..

KNIPPER IS A REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR SECRETARY OF STATES….AND A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE PERSONNEL CABINET SAID ALL SENIOR
GOVERNOR-APPOINTED EMPLOYEES…..WHO PLANNED TO RUN FOR A PARTISAN OFFICE IN THE TWENTY-19 ELECTION…..WOULD  BE EXPECTED TO
RESIGN…..



AUSBROOKS
02/01/19

60 YEAR OLD DAVID ALAN AUSBROOKS OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. OLIVE CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..  

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; CHRIS AND LINDA OF ADOLPHUS…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; CHARLIE AND HANNAH
OF HOLLAND AND LARRY AND LINDA OF OAKLAND…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; JANE AND HERB SMITH AND PATTY AND JIMMY
LANDERS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..



SPORTS
02/01/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TO CELEBRAGTE HOMECOMING AS MONROE COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT GYM…..


TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS 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…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO ACTION AS THEY’RE IN FLORDIA TO TAKE ON THE PANTHERS…..







BUSINESS FUNDING
01/31/19

ELIGIBLE KENUCKY SMALL BUSINESSES  CAN NEW RECEIVE EVEN MORE FUNDING TO HELP THEM BEGIN EXPORTING……OR EXPAND THEIR EXPORT
MARKET……THROUGH THE “STATE TRADE EXPANSION PROGRAM”……

EACH COMPANY SELECTED MAY NOW RECEIVE  UP TO 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN GRANT FUNDING…..WHICH IS TWICE THE AMOUNT AVAILABLE THE
PAST SEVERAL YEARS…..BUSINESSES PREVIOUSLY AWARDED  A FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT IN THE FISCAL YEARS TWENTY-18 CYCLE……NOW
HAVE AN ADDITIONAL FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO USE BY   SEPTEMBER   29TH……

THE…..STEP GRANTS…..PROVIDE BUSINESSES REIMBURSEMENT FOR A VARITY OF TRADE-RELATED COSTS……



ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS
0131/19

STUDENTS PURSUING CIVIL ENGINEERING  AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY DEGREES CAN APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS BEING OFFERED BY THE
KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET….

SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE BACHELOR’S PROGRAM RANGE FROM  62-HUNDRED TO       66-HUNDRED DOLLARS PER SEMESTER…..AND FOR THE
ASSOCIATE’S PROGRAM IN CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY THE SCHOLARSIP IS THREE-THOUSAND DOLLARS PER SEMESTER…..SCHOLARSHP
RECIPIENTS WILL ALSO HAVE A CHANCE TO WORK DURING THE SUMMER AND ARE GUARANTEED EMPLOYMENT AFTER GRADUATION…..

UP TO 30 SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED…..HOWEVER….THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS TOMORROW…..



DAVIS SUIT
01/31/19

ATTORNEYS FOR GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAY  FORMER ROWAN COUNT CLERK KIM DAVIS……WHO STOPPED ISSUING MARRIGAE LICENES BECAUSE
OF HER OPPOSITION TO GAY MARRIAGE…..BROKE THE LAW AND THE COMMONWEALTH SHOULDN’T HAVE TO PAY LEGAL FEES FOR PEOPLE  WHO
SUED HER….

A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT  IS TO HEAR ARGUMENTS TODAY ABOUT WHO SHOUILD PAY THE ATTORNEYS   FOR SEVERAL GAY AND STRAIGHT
COUPLES WHO SUED DAVIS IN TWENTY-15…..
BEVIN AND DAVIS HAVE  ASKED THE COURT  NOT TO AWARD LEGAL FEES……BUT IF THEY DO….THEY DISAGREE ON WHO SHOULD PAY….
DAVIS’ ATTORNEYS ARGUE SHE ACTED ON BEHALF  OF THE COMMONWEALTH….. WHILE BEVIN’S  ATTORNEY SAYS THE GOVERNOR STILL SUPPORTS
HER ACTIONS….. BUT BELIEVES KENTUCKY TAX PAYERS SHOULDN’T HAVE TO PAY THE BILL…..



PAUL AWARDS DAMAGES
01/31/19

A WARREN CIRCUIT COURT JURY HAS AWARDED SENATOR  RAND PAUL MORE THAN 500-THOUSAND DOLLARS  IN DAMAGES  IN HIS LAWUSIT AGAINST
HIS NEIGHBOR…. WHO TACKLED HIM WHILE HE WAS DOING YARD WORK  AND BROKE SEVERAL OF HIS RIBS…..

PAUL WAS AWARDED  375-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN PUNITIVE GAMAGES…..200-THOUSAND FOR PAIN AND SUFFERING…..AND 78-HUNDRED-34
DOLLARS FOR MEDICAL EXPENSES……

RENEE BOUCHER’S ATTORNEY SAYS THE WILL APPEAL……



HARWOOD
01/30/19

88 YEAR OLD  LIEUTENENT COLONEL  CLYDE C. HARWOOD-JUNIOR OF HOLLAND DIED TUESDAY  AT HIS RESIDENCE……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT MT. ZION MISSIONARY BAPTST  WITH  BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMEERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON  
TOMORROW (FRI)  AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME AND AFTER 11 SATURDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH….. MEMORIIALS ARE
SUGGESTED TO THE  MT. ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY FUND……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SUE NELL HARWOOD….AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; TREY AND BRANDY  ALL OF HOLLAND…..FIVE  DAUGHTERS
AND SONS-ON-LAW; LAURA HARWOOD, KAREN TAYLOR, MARY BESS AND J-R SCOTT AND  REBEKAH AND JIMMY NEAL GARDNER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE  
AND ANNELL  AND  DAVID BECKER OF BOWLING GREEN….A BROTHER; JAMES CECIL HARWOOD OF BOWLING GREEN…..



SPORTS
01/31/19

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LOUISVILLE DEFEATED WAKE FOREST 82 TO 54…….







PRIMARY BALLOT SET
01/30/19

STATEWIDE ELECTIONS IN THE COMMONWEALTH WERE FINALIZED YESTERDAY…..AS THE FILING DEADLINE FOR THE MAY PRIMARY CAME TO A
CLOSE….

SEVEN STATEWIDE OFFICES WILL BE ON THE MAY PRIMARY…AS 31 INDIVIDUALS HAVE FILED FOR THOSE OFFICES….INCLUDING  14 REPUBLICANS  
AND 17- DEMOCRATS…..

THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR  WILL GET THE MOST ATTENTION WITH GOVERNOR MATT SEEKING A SECOND TERM…..HE WILL BE CHALLENGED BY
THREE OTHER REPUBLICANS…..WHILE FOUR DEMOCRATS HAVE FILED TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR…..

ALL CURENT REPUBLICAN INCUMBENTS FILED FOR RE-ELECTION…..
WHILE DEMOCRATIC  SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES CAN’T SEEK RE-ELECTON BECAUSE OF TERM LIMITS…..AND ATTORNEY
GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IS RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR…..



PAUL TRIAL
01/30/19

IN WARREN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY…..

SENATOR RAND PAUL’S  NEIGHBOR…..RENEE BOUCHER…..TESTIFIED HE WASN’T THINKING RATIONALLY  WHEN HE TACKLED THE SENATOR WHILE
HE WAS DOING YARD WORK…..

BOUCHER….WHO PLEAD GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS… AND SPENT 30-DAYS IN JAIL…..SAID HE ATTACKED THE SENATOR
BECAUSE HE WAS CREATING A PILE OF YARD DEBRIS NEAR THEIR PROPERTY LINE…..

IN THE CIVIL SUIT….PAUL IS SEEKING UP TO 500-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN COMPENSATORY DAMAGES…..AND UP TO ONE-MILLION DOLLARS IN
PUNITIVE DAMAGES…..



SPORTS
01/30/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON LAST NIGHT AND PICKED UP TWO WINS….AS THE LADY PATRIOTS
DOWNED THE LADY CATS 42 TO 30…..

AND THE PATROTS DOWNED THE WILDCATS 48 TO 44……







LOBBYING SPENDING
01/29/19

TOBACCO GIANT  ALTRIA…..THE PARENT COMPANY OF PHILLIP MORRIS  U-S-A  AND U-S SMOKELESS….SPENT MORE THAN ANY OF THE 720
CORPORATIONS AND ASSOICATIONS LOBBYING THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY…….

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION……ALTRIA SPENT JUST OVER  552-THOUSAND DOLLARS TRYING TO INFLUENCE
KENTUCKY LAWMARKERS WHICH IS MORE THAT THE SECON LARGEREST LOBBYING SPENDED….THE KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE…..AND
THIRD LARGEST….THE KENTUCKY HOSPITLA ASSOCIATION COMBINED…..

ALTRIA’S SPENDING IS ONE REASON THE COMMONWEALTH SAW A RECORD 22-MILLION DOLARS BEIING SPENT IN TWENTY-18 TRYING TO  INFLUENCE
THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..

GROUPS THE PAY LOBBYISTS MUST REGISTER WITH THE LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION AND REPORT ALL LOBBYING EXPENSES……



PAUL TRIAL
01/29/19

IN WARREN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY……SENATOR RAND PAUL TESTIFIED HE FEARED FOR HIS LIFE…..AFTER BEIGN HIT BY A BLINDESIDE TACKLE
FROM A NEIGHBOR…..WHICH BROKE SEVERAL OF HIS RIBS WHILE HE WAS DOING YARD WORK….

PAUL IS SUING RENEE BOUCHER FOR MEDICAL BILLS AND PAIN AND SUFFERING…. AND HE IS ALSO SEEKING PUNITIVE DAMAGES…..

BOUCHER SPENT 30 DAYS IN JAIL AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS…..



EDELEN FILES
01/29/19

PROMISING AN  ISSUES-BASE CAMPAIGN…..THAT WILL NOT ACCEPT MONEY FROM SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS…..DEMOCRAT ADAM EDELEN FILED TO
RUN FOR GOVERNOR YESTERDAY….

EDELEN WAS ELECTED KENTUCKY’S AUDITOR IN TWENTY-11…..AND WAS PREPARING TO CHALLENGE SENATOR RAND PAUL IN THE   TWENTY-16
ELECTION CYCLE….WHEN HE LOST HIS REELECN BID TO MIKE HARMON IN TWENTY-15…….



SPORTS
01/29/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD AS THEY TRAVLE TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……

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



THE DRAW FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS HAS BEEN HELD…..

FOR THE BOYS…..
ON THURSDAY….MARCH SEVENTH THE FOURTH REGION  CHAMPIONS  WILL TAKE ON THE FIRST REGION CHAMPIONSHIPS…..…..

AND THE GIRLS FOURTH REGON CHAMPIONS   WILL PLAY THE 15TH REGION CHAMPSION ON THURSDAY….MARCH 14TH…….







PAUL TRIAL
01/28/19

SENATOR RAND PAUL AND HIS NEIGHBOR WHO WAS CONVICTED OF ASSAULTING HIME OUTSIDE HIS HOME…..ARE EXPECTED TO COME FACE-TO-
FACE THIS WEEK IN COURT…..

PAUL  IS SEEKING 500-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN COMPENSATORY DAMAGES AND UP TO ONE-MILLION DOLLARS IN PUNITIVE DAMAGES  FROM RENE
BOUCHER….IN A CIVIL TRIAL THAT BEGINS TODAY IN WARREN CIRCUIT COURT…..

SPECIAL JUDGE TYLER GILL HAS ALREADY RULED THAT BOUCHER IS LIABLE AFTER PLEADING GUILTY…..IN FEDERAL COURT…..TO ASSAULTING A
MEMBER OF CONGRESS AND SERVING 30-DAYS IN JAIL…..



BARREN COUNTY JAIL SHOOTING
01/28/19

STATE POLICE WERE CALLED TO THE BARREN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER SATURDAY TO INVESTIGATE A SHOOTING INSIDE THE FACILITY…..

26 YEAR OLD MATTHEW STAPLETON OF COLUMBIA  HAD BEEN ARRESTED BY TROOPER RICKY CROSS IN METCALFE COUNTY AND BROUGHT TO THE
FACILITY….A PHYSICAL ALTERCATION ENSUED BETWEEN THE TW O WHEN STAPLETON WAS EXITING CROSS’S  CRUISER….
STAPLETON  THEN RETRIEVED A HANDGUN FROM HIS WAISTBAND…..WHICH DISCHARGED ….STRIKING STAPLETON…..WHO WAS TAKEN TO T-J
SAMSON HOSPITAL  AND THEN FLOWN TO  THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL…..

TROOPER CROSS HAS BEEN PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE…..



SPORTS
01/28/19

THE LADY PATRIOT  FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO GREENWOOD…..

AND THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY GREENWOOD…..


THE YEAR’S KENTUCKY DERBY WILL SEE THE PURSE RAISED TO THREE-MILLION DOLLARS…..AN INCREASE OF ONE-MILLION….AND THE FIRST
BOOST IN 14-YEARS…..

THE DERBY PURSE HAS BEEN TWO-MILLION  SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE…..AND ONE MILLION FROM 1996 THRU TWO-THOUSAND FOUR…..

AND THE PURSE FOR THE KENTUCKY OAK IS ALSO BEING RAISED BY  250-THOUSAND DOLLARS…….TO  ONE-POINT-25 MILLION……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
01/25/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE SLIGHTLY FROM THREE-POINT-
TWO  PERCENT IN NOVEMBER……TO THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT IN DECEMBER…..AND THE TWENTY-18   DECEMBER JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO
ABOVE THE THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT RECORDED IN DECEMBER  TWENTY-17…….

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

IN THE COMMONWELTH……JOBLESS  RATES FELL IN 69 COUNTIES……ROSE IN 38….. AND REMAINED THE SAME IN 13……
UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  RANGED   FROM TWO-POINT-SIX PERCENT IN WOODFORD COUNTY…..TO 11-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN MAGOFFIN
COUNTY……



ATKINS FILES
01/25/19

LONGTIME DEMOCRATIC HOUSE LEADER ROCKY ADKINS  AND HIS RUNING MATE….. STEPHANIE HORNE……OFFICIALLY FILED THEIR PAPERS
YESTERDAY TO ENTER THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR….

WITH THE FILING DEADLINE COMING UP TUESDAY…..ADKINS MAKES THE THIRD DEMOCRAT TO FILE…AS  HE JOINS  ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY
BESHEAR WHO FILED LAST WEEK AND FREGUENT CANDIDATE GEOFF YOUNG…..FORMER STATE AUDITOR ADAM EDELEN ANNOUCED  HIS
CANDIDACY  EARLIER THIS MONTH…..BUT HAS YET TO FILE….

IN THE REPUBLICAN RACE…..STATE REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT  GOFORTH HAS FILED…..WILLIAM WOODS IS ALSO RUNNING…..
BUT CONTINUALLY SAYING HE IS RUNING FOR RE-ELECTION…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS YET TO FILE……



SPORTS
01/25/19

DON’T FORGET THAT TONIGHTS  PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL GAME WITH CLINTON  COUNTY HAVE BEEN CANCELED……

AND  HOMECOMING HAS BEEN MOVED TO   NEXT FRIDAY….FEBRUARY FIRST……


AT THE GIRLS  ALL “A” STATE TOURNAMENT…..
METCALFE COUNTY TANGLES WITH COVINGTON HOLY CROSS……


AT THE BOYS  ALL “A” STATE TORNAMENT……
SHELBY VALLEY DEFEATED CLINTON COUNTY 66 TO 63 IN OVERTIME……







HOLLAND
01/24/19

90 YEAR OLD LONNIE RAY HOLLAND OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN NEAL CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS  AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND AFTER NINE SATURDAY  MORNING AT THE CHURCH…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; JANET JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



WORK PLACE SAFETY
01/24/19

THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET HAS RECEIVED  REPORTS  FROM THE…..U-S BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS……THAT SHOW  CONTINUED
IMPROVEMENT IN WORKPLACE SAFETY IN THE COMMONWEALTH……INCLUDNG THE LOWEST RATE OF NONFATAL INCIDENTS  RECORDED  IN MORE
THAN TWO DECADES……

THE RATE OF RECORDABLE…..NONFATAL OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND ILLNESSES FOR ALL INDUSTRIES  DROPPED  TO THREE-POINT-THREE
CASES  PER 100  FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES  IN TWENTY-17……WHICH WAS A DECREASE  FROM THREE-POINT-FOUR  IN TWENTY-16…..AND THE RATE OF
THREE-PONT-SEVEN  IN TWENTY-15…….

70 WORK-RELATED FATALITIES ALSO OCCURRED IN KENTUCKY TWENTY-17…..WHICH WAS  DOWN  FROM THE  92-WORKED RELATED FATALITIES
REPORTED  IN TWENTY-16



METCALFE SCHOOLS RECEIVE PRIZE
01/24/19

“POWERAID”   HAS AWARDED  METCALFE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL A 10-THOUSAND DOLLAR GRAND PRIZE…….AFTER STUDENTS SUBMITTED A VIDIEO
DESCRIBING WHY THE SCHOOL DESERVED TO WIN THE ..…POWER YOUR SCHOOL…..TOP PRIZE….

THE VIDEO……WHICH WAS ONE OF 50 GRAND PRIZE WINNERS…...DESCRIBED HOW SPORTS AT METCALFE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL IS ABOUT MORE
THAN JUST TIME SPENT ON THE FIELD AND COURT……



FREE ADMISSION
01/24/19

AS THE PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN CONTINUES…..THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM IS OFFERING FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL FEDERAL
EMPLOYEES AND UP TO THREE ACCOMPANYING….IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS……

GUESTS CAN PRESENT THEIR I-D OR BADGE AT THE ADMISSIONS COUNT TO OBTAINE ARMBANDS FOR THE MUSEUM……



WILLOUGHBY
01/24/19

87 YEAR OLD BOBBIE GENE WILLOUGHBY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL  
BE TOMORROW AFTERNOON (FRI) 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 TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BILLY AND BARRY AND CONNIE…..AND  DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JAN AND MARK
RUSSELL ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/24/19

THE PATRIOT  FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS PLAY AT HART COUNTY….







LAWSUIT DELAY
01/22/19

A  FEDERAL JUDGE IS DELAYNG A LAWSUIT SEEKING TO OVERTURN GOVERNOR MATT  BEVIN’S MEDICAID CHANGES…..

JUDGE JAMES BOASBERG  GRANTED THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE A ONE ADDITIONAL WEEK TO RESPOND TO THE SUIT BECAUSE OF THE
GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN…..

BOASBERG SAID HE WOULD DELAY THE CASE…..BUT ONLY IF KENTUCKY AGREED TO PUSH BACK THE DATE FOR IMPLEMENTATON OF THE
CHANGES….WHICH IS APRIL FIRST…..
THE COMMONWEALTH  DIDN’T AGREE TO DELAY THE CASE…..BUT DID AGREE TO A 10-DAY EXTENTION…….



MISSING JUVENILE
01/22/19

STATE POLICE ARE ASKING  FOR THE PUBLICS ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING A MISSING METCALFE COUNTY TEEN…..

15  YEAR OLD AMBER SHIRLEY  OF EDMONTON  WAS LAST SEEN ON JANUARY 18TH…. AROUND 11 THAT NIGHT…WEARING PAJAMA PANTS AND A T-
SHIRT……
SHIRLEY IS A WHITE FEMALE WITH BROWN HAIR AND EYES̷