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PENSION REFORM BILL FILED
02/21/18

THE LONG AWAITED PENSION REFORM BILL WAS FILED IN THE KENTUCKY SENATE  YESTERDAY…..THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS
ONE OF THE WORST-FUNDED PUBLIC PENSON SYSTEMS IN THE COUNTRY….AND THE BILL FILED YESTERDAY INCLUDES  
SOME KEY DIFFERENCES FROM A  VERSION BACKED  BY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN LAST YEAR…..
THE NEW BILL WOULD NOT FORCE  CURRENT OR FUTURE STATE EMPLOYEES OR TEACHERS TO MOVE INTO   A…..FOUR-OH-
ONE-K  STYLE PLAN…WHICH WAS THE CORNERSTONE OF THE PROPOSAL ENDORSED BY BEVING…..
THE NEW BILL WOULD NOT REQUIRE  ALL EMMPLOYEES AND TEACHERS  TO PAY AN EXTRA R THREE-PERCENT OF THEIR
SALARY FOR A   RETIREE HEALTH BENEFIT…..
THE NEW BILL WOULD REDUCE  TEACHER’S  COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENTS FROM ONE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT  TO  POINT-75
PERCENT FOR THE NEXT  12 YEARS….
FUTURE TEACHERS WPI;D ALSO BE ENROLLED IN A HYBRID CASH-BALANCE RETIREMENT PLAN INSTEAD OF THE MORE-
GENEROUS DEFINED BENEFIT PLAN CURRENTLY USED…..NEW STATE WORKERS WHO DON’T HAVE JOBS CONSIDERED TO BE
HAZARDOUS WOULD ALSO BE ENROLLED IN THE CASH-BALANCE SYSTEMS…JUST AS THEY ARE NOW….
AND STATE WORKERS WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO USE THEIR UNUSED SICK DAYS TO HELP THEM QUALIFY FOR AN EARLY
RETIREMENT……



TODD TEEN CHARGED
02/21/18

A TODD COUNTY TEEN I S FACING CHARGES AFTER MAKNG THREATS….ON SOCIAL MEDIA…..TO SHOOT-UP AND BOMB TODD
COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL….

STATE POLICE SAY THE 16 YEAR OLD  DID ADMITT TO MAKING  THE THREATS….BUT HE ALSO SAID  HE  WAS   JOKING….



SPORTS
02/21/18

IN OPENING ROUND ACTION OF THE BOY’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT….THE PATRIOTS  TOOK ON MONROE
COUNTY….AND DROPPED A  66 TO 49 DECISION TO THE FALCONS…..


TWO  LADY PATRIOT JUNIORS….SARAH SUTTON AND MASON TOWERY….HAVE BEEN SELECTED “ALL-REGION”  BY THE FOURTH  
REGION COACHES…..

SUTTON WAS NAMED TO THE ALL-REGION FOUR FIRST TEAM…..WHILE TOWERY WAS NAME TO THE SECOND TEAM…..

KEELY MORROW FROM BOWLING GREEN  WAS  NAMED PLAYER OF THE YEAR….
AND ORLAND HAYDEN  OF  WARREN EAST   WAS NAMED COACH OF THE YEAR…..



THE UNIVERSITY  OF LOUISVILLE  IS LOOSING ITS TWENTY-13….MEN’S BASKETBALL…. NATONAL CHAMPIONSHIP…..

THE  N-C-A-A’s  INFRATIONS’ APPEALS COMMITTEE ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT UPHELD THE COMMITTEE ON
INFRACTONS’  RULING THAT  LOUISVILLE MUST VACATE 123 WINS…..INCLUDING  THE TWENTY-13 TITLE AND THEIR  TWENTY-12  
FINAL FOUR APPEARANCE….THIS MARKS THE FIRST TIME A NATIONAL TITLE HAS BEEN VACATED….THE SCHOOL MUST ALSO
PAY 600-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN FINES….

THE COMMITTEE WENT ON TO SAY THAT MICHIGAN…..WHO LOST THE TWENTY-13 TITLE GAME TO LOUISVILLE….WILL NOT BE
NAMED THE NATIONAL CHAMPION…..







S
HOOTING
02/20/18

YESTERDAY MORNING…..STATE POLICE WERE CALLED TO A RESIDENCE AT 11-39 RAY PARDUE ROAD TO ASSIST WITH A DEATH
INVESTIGAION…..

THE THREE VICTIMS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS 41 YEAR OLD JIMMY SIDDENS THE SECOND,  73 YEAR OLD JIMMY NEAL SIDDENS
AND 72 YEAR OLD HELEN SIDDENS WHO WERE  PRONOUNCED DECEASE AT THE SCENE BY THE ALLEN COUNTY CORONER’S
OFFICE….

AROUND SIX-15 LAST NIGHT….DEPUTIES WITH THE SEDWICK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  IN COLORADO  LOCATED AND
DETAINED 28 YEAR OLD EDWARD SIDDENS OF SCOTTSVILE FOLLOWING A VEHICLE PUSUIT….WHO WAS WANTED FOR
QUESTIONING CONCERNING THE   DEATHS OF HIS BIOLOGICAL GRANDPARENTS AND UNCLE……
THEN AROUND NINE…..ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT ISSUED ARREST WARRANTS FOR EDWARD SIDDENS CHARGING HIM WITH
THREE COUNTS OF MURDER….VIOLATION OF A  KENTUCKY E-P-O/D-V-O AND THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING-AUTO…..
EDWARD SIDDENS REMAINS LODGED IN COLORADO PENDING EXTRATITION….







SHELTON
2/20/18
6:05 AM

81 YEAR OLD BARBARA LIVERMORE TATUM SHELTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE… FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT  ONE-30  AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN
CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY… VISITATION BEGINS  AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (TUES)  AT THE FUNERAL HOME…. AND IN
LIEU OF FLOWERS, EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY CAN BE MADE TO THE SCOTTSVILLE ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP PROGAM,
SCOTTSVILLE FIRST UNITED METHOIDST CHURCH OR THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION…

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JACK SHELTON… TWO SONS AND A DAUGHTER IN LAW; NICK AND JULIE  OF SCOTTSVILLE  
AND STEVEN OF LOUISVILLE…. THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW;  … JOHN AND SHU FEI GRIMES OF CALIFORNIA,
BROWDER  AND DEBBIE TATUM OF TEXAS  AND PHILLIP TATUM OF FLORIDA… AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;  VICKI AND
KEVIN SEWARD OF FLORDIA….FIVE  GRANDCHILDREN AND A  GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE….





SPORTS
02/20/18

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

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


AT THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT LAST NIGNT…..
BARREN COUNTY BEAT MONROE COUNTY 63 TO 43…..
AND THEN THE  LADY PATRIOTS  DROPPED A 49 TO 41 DECISION TO GLASGOW…..

THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE PLAYED THURSDAY NIGHT…..







PLANNING AND ZONING
02/19/18

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISISON WILL MEET TONIGHT AT SEVEN….
WHEN THEY WILL  HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING AND DICSUSS A  PROPOSED ZONE CHANGE FROM SINGLE FAMILY TO  “B-TWO”….
GENERAL BUSINESS….FOR A  PARCEL OF LAND AT THE CORNER OF EAST MAIN AND NORTH EIGHTH  FOR THE PROPOSED
CONSTRUCIOTN OF A  JUNIOR FOOD/CROSS ROADS IGA STORE….

THE PROPOSED   52-HUNDRED SQUARE FOOT  STORE WOULD ALSO INCLUDE FOUR FUEL PUMPS AND PERHAPS A FAST FOOD
OUTLET…..



MEETINGS
02/19/18

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

THURSDAY NIGHT AT SEVEN THE JAYCEES MEET…..



GANN
02/18/18

57 YEAR OLD GARY RAY GANN OF WESTMORELAND DIED SATURDAY….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE  TOMORROW (TUES)  
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT WOODARD FUNERAL HOME IN WESTMORELAND WITH BURIAL IN NEW HOPE CEMETERY….. VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (MON)  AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW;  MELISSA  AND NIP RICE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND HANNAH GANN  OF
TENNESSEE….HIS MOTHER; JOYCE GANN…A  SISTER; RHONDA JENT….AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW;  KEVIN AND  
JULIE OF BOWLING GREEN AND JEFFEREY ALL OF TENNESSEE….TWO GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/19/18

DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN TONIGHT….

AT THE 13TH….THE LOGAN COUNTY BOYS AND GIRLS TAKE ON THE FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AT THE 14TH….THE GREENWOOD GIRLS PLAY WARREN CENTRAL AND THE GREENWOOD BOYS  TANGLE WITH SOUTH
WARREN.....
AT THE 16TH……THE RUSSELL COUNTY GIRLS GO AGAINST  CUMBERLAND COUNTY….
AND THE CLINTON COUNTY BOYS TAKE ON METCALFE COUNTY….

AND AT THE GIRL’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT…..
BARREN COUNTY PLAYS MONROE COUNTY AT SIX…..AND THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON GLASGOW AT EIGHT-15…..

IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP TO GLASGOW HIGH SCHOOL…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL
12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE….LOVE-FM…WVLE….STARTING  AROUND EIGHT…..







LAWMAKERS LONG WEEKEND
02/18/18

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS ARE TAKING A LONG WEEK-END WITH THE PRESIDENT’S DAY HOLIDAY TOMORROW….

AND SENATE MAJORITY LEADER DAMON THAYER SAID THE LONG-AWAITED OVERHAUL OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S PENSION
SYSTEM COULD BE INTRODUCED WHEN THEY RETURN TO FRANKFORT ON TUESDAY….

SENATE PRESIDENT  ROBERT STIVERS SAID WEDNESDAY A MANDATORY….A MANDATORY  “FOUR-OH-ONE-K” LIKE PLAN WOULD
NOT BE A PART OF THE LEGISLATION…..AND HE ALSO SAID LAWMAKERS ARE ALSO LOOKING AT GIVING NEW TEACHERS A
CHOICE OF VARIOUS PLANS…..

THE COMMONWEALTH’S PUBLIC PENSIONJ PLANS ARE AMONG THE MOST UNDERFUNDED IN THE NATION…..WITH ESTIMATES
OF  40-TO-80  BILLION DOLLARS………



MARSHALL SHOOTER
02/18/18

THE 15 YEAR OLD MARSHALL COUNTY BOY…..ACCUSED OF OPENIGN FIRE INSIDEN HIS HIGH SCHOOL ON JANUARY 23RD…..
WILL BE TRIED AS  AN  ADULT….

GABRIEL ROSS PARKER IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF MURDER AND 14-COUNTS OF ASSAULT….THE TWO PAGE
INDICTMENT….WHICH WAS RELEASED FRIDAY….SAID PARKER FIRED A HANDGUN INTO A CROWD OF PEOPLE  IN THE
COMMONS AREA OF  MARSHALL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL….

THE MURDER CHARGES CARRY A MINIMUM OF 20-YEARS IN PRISON AND THE ASSAULT CHARGES A MINIMUM OF 10 YEARS….
PARKER’S CASE WILL PROCEED IN THE COURTS AS AN ORDINARY CRIMINAL TRIAL SINCE HE HAS BEEN CHARGED AS AN
ADULT….BUT THE LAW REQUIRES HE REMAIN IN A JUVENILE JAIL…..AND NOT IN THE GENERAL  POPULATION OF A COUNTY
FACILITY……



PRESIDENTS DAY CLOSINGS
92/18/18

HERE ARE YOUR PRESIDENT’S DAY CLOSINGS…..

FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND THERE WILL B NO MAIL DELIVERTY……

SOME FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS CLOSED TOMORROW….

AND THERE WILL BE SCHOOL IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TOMORROW…..



WALKER
02/18/18

87 YEAROLD DELMIS WALKER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…. FUNERAL SERVICES WLL BE TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OAK FOREST NUMBER ONE CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER ONE TOMORROW (MON) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM
OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; REBECCA WALKER……FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; CLYDE AND DARLENE  WALKER  
AND DOYAL AND JIMMIE WALKER ALL OF TENNESSEE, ROGER AND SUE HONEYCUTT OF SCOTTSVILLE AND DAVID MEADOR OF
INDIANA….A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CAROLYN AND DANNY TROUTT OF ADOLPHUS……TWO SISTERS; BETTY WOLFE OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND LINDA CHERRY OF ADOLPHUS…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW;  MARY JO WALKER OF BOWLING GREEN……10
GRANDCHILDREN, 24 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
02/18/18

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL….
MURRAY STATE IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON EASTERN ILLINOIS….MOREHEAD TRAVELS TO BELMONT AND  EASTERN KENTUCKY  
PLAYS AT TENNESSEE STATE……KENTUCKY GOES TO SOUTH CAROLINA AND LOUISVILLE IS ON THE ROAD TO NORTH
CAROLINA……

AND THE NASCAR….MONSTER ENGERY CUP SERIES GETS UNDERWAY….WITH THE RUNNING  OF THE  DAYTONA 500……







REDISTRICTING
02/16/18

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM THE KENTUCKY LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS…. AN INDEPENDENT COMMISSION SHOULD
BE ESTABLISHED TO OVERSEE THE COMMONWEALTH’S  REDISTRICTING  PROCESS….TO HELP KEEP LAWMAKERS FROM  
DRAWING DISTRICTS THAT PROTECT INCUMBENTS IN ELECTIONS…..

CURRENTLY……STATE  LAWMAKERS HAVE THE POWER TO DRAW NEW BOUNDARIES FOR LEGISLATIVE AND CONGRESSIONAL
DISTRICT BOUNDARIES AT LEAST ONCE EVERY 10 YEARS…WHEN NEW CENSUS DATA COMES OUT……

CURRENT DISTRICT BOUNDARIES ARE BASED ON THE TWENTY-10 CENSUS….THE ORIGINAL MAPS PASSED BY THE
LEGISLATURE AND SIGNED BY THEN GOVERNOR STEVE BESHEAR…..HAD TO BE REDRAWN AFTER THE KENTUCKY SUPREME
COURT RULED STATE HOUSE AND SENATE DISTRICTS WERE UNEVEN IN POPULATION AND DIVIDED TOO MANY COUNTIES…..



ANIMAL CRUELITY CHARGES
02/16/18

A PARK CITY MAN IS FACING ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES….

AFTER RECEIVING  AN ANIMAL CRUELTY COMPLAINT…..DEPUTY CHRIS WYATT WITH THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S
DEPARTMENT   WENT TO A RESIDENCE  ON FLOWERS ROAD… WHERE SEVERAL HORSES WERE BEING KEPT IN A FENCED IN
AREA AND HAD NOT BEEN ADEQUATELY FED…..

THE HORSES HAD BEEN STARVED TO THE POINT THAT THEY’D EATEN THE BARK OFF THE TREES AS HIGH UP AS THEY COULD
REACH…..
ONE DEAD HORSE  HAD BEEN THROWN INTO A SINKHOLE ON THE PROPERTY….AND SEVERAL OTHER DEAD HORSES WERE
FOUND ON THE PROPERTY…..

57 YEAR OLD STEPHEN  DOTY WAS CHARGED WITH SIX COUNTS OF ANIMAL CRUELTY AND IMPROPERLY DISPOSING OF A DEAD
ANIMAL…..



AUBURN BANK ROBBERY
02/16/18

STATE POLICE   INVESTIGATING A BANK ROBBERY IN AUBURN….
AROUND NINE-45 YESTERDAY MORNING  A LONE BLACK MALE ENTRERED THE BANK….DEMANDED MONEY FROM TH E
TELLSERS…..AND THEN LEFT ON FOOT  HEADED WEST BOUND ON WEST MAIN STREET…..

THE SUSPECT HAS A MEDIMUM BUILD  AND WAS WEARING BLACK CLOTHING…..A SKI MASK….AND GLOVES…..

STATE POLICE IS ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYIN THE MAN…..IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION  REGARDING THIS
ASKED….IT’S ASK YOU CONTACT THE BOWLING GREEN POST AT   SEVEN-EIGHT-TWO-20-10……



REYNOLDS
02/16/18

72 YEAR OLD ELSIE REYNOLDS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE MONDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN LIBERTY CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; FLORENCE REYNOLDS AND MARIE AND DARRELL PROFFITT ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE….A NIECE AND THREE NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/16/18

SPEED WEEKS CONTINUE AT THE DAYTONA SPEEDWAY….
RYAN BLANEY AND CHASE ELLIOTT WERE THE WINNERS IN LAST NGIHT’S CAN-AM DUELS…..


AND THE CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SEASON BEGINS TONIGHT…..WITH THE  “NEXT ERA ENERGY RESOURCES  TWO-50”…..







SAFEST COLLEGE CAMPUSES
02/15/18

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR HOME SAFETY AND SECURITY HAS RELEASED  ITS… SAFEST COLLEGE  CAMPUSES IN AMERICA  
TWENTY-18 REPORT…..

THE RANKINGS WERE CREATED USING THE MOST RECENT DATA FROM  THE F-B-I’s UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING AND THE
CAMPUS SAFETY SECURITY SURVEY PUT OUT BY THE    U-S  DEPARTMENT  OF EDUCATION…..HOWEVER….. THOSE
INSTITUTIONS WITH ENROLLMENTS UNDER 10-THOUSAND AND OTHERS FOR WHICH A SIGNIFICAN AMOUNT OF DATA WAS
UNAVAILABLE WEREN’T RANKED…..

TOPPING THE LIST IS  BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY…..WITH OAKLAND UNIVERSITY IN ROCHESTER-MICHIGAN SECOND…..AND
NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY IN HIGHLAND-HEIGHTS IS THIRD……
WESTERN COMES IN AT 147TH IN THE RNAKINGS…..KENTUCKY IS  184TH….. LOUISVILLE  IS 203RD…..AND TENNESSEE   
225TH……



MARSHALL SHOOTER
02/15/18

THE 15-YEAR-OLD  MARSHAL COUNTY TEEN…..ACCUSED OF FATALLY SHOOTING TWO CLASSMATES AND WOUNDING  SEVERAL
OTHERS….IS SCHEDULED TO BE ARRAIGNED TOMORROW….

A GRAND JURY MET TUESDAY TO CONSIDER MURDER  AND ASSAULT CHARGED AGAINST THE 15-YEAR-OLD…WHO HASN’T
BEEN IDENTIFIED……AND DECIDE  IF HE WILL FACE CHARGES IN ADULT COURT…..

ARRAIGNEMENT IS SET FOR ONE TOMORROW AFTERNOON…BUT THE ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY SAYS  THAT’S   
“TENTATIVE”………



SPORTS
02/15/18

ON THE SDHEDULE FOR TONIGHT……
THE PREDATORS ENTERTAIN CALGARY…….


THE LEXINGTON CENTER HAS SIGNED A NEW AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY  OF KENTUCKY  WHICH WILL KEEP MEN’S
BASKETBALL GAMES AT  RUPP ARENA THROUGH TWENTY-33….

THE LEASE ALSO INCLUDES USE OF THE ARENA  FOR BIG BLUE MADNESS….. BLUE/WHITE GAMES…..SOME WOMEN’S
BASAKEBALL GAMES….AND WINTER AND SPRING COMMENCEMENTS…..

U-K WILL CONTROL MULTIMEDIA RIGHTS AND SOUVENIR SALES DURING GAMES…… THE UNIVERSITY WILL MAKE A ONE-POINT-
NINE MILLION DOLLAR YEARLY LEASE PAYMENT……BUT IT WILL RECEIVE REVENUES FROM THE CREATION OF FOUR CLUBS
AND CLUB SPACES USED DURING GAMES…..
AND SOME UPPER-LEVEL SEATS WILL ALSO INCLUDE CHAIRBACKS…..







FOSTER CAREGIVERS ASSISTANCE
02/14/18

THE KENTUCKY CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES  HAS BEGUN FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS TO ELIGIBLE
RELATIVES…..AND  FICTIVE KIN CAREGIVERS…. WITH CHILDREN PLACED IN THEIR HOME BY THE CABINET…..

AN  OCTOBER RULING  BY THE  U-S SIXTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS  REQUIRES  THE COMMONWEALTH   PAY RELATIVES….
WHO SERVE AS FOSTER PARENTS IN THE SAME MANNER IT PAYS ADULTS WHO  ARE LICENSED AS FOSTER PARENTS AND ARE
PAID  A DAILY RATE…..
THE RULING ALSO INCLUDES  “FICTIVE KIN”……CLOSE FAMILY FRIENDS…..WHO PROVIDE FOSTER CARE FOR CHILDREN
REMOVED FROM THEIR HOMES BECAUSE OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT……

PAYMENT AMOUNTS VARY…..DEPENDING ON A CHILD’S NEEDS…..BUT WILL AVERAGE 750-DOLALRS A MONTH….PER CHILD….



PENSION BILL
02/14/18

THE TOP LAWMAKERS IN THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY  MAY  BE  CLOSE TO UNVEILING A BILL AIMED AT SHORING UP
THE COMMONWEALTH’S TROUBLED PENSION SYSTEM…..

SENATE PRESIDENT ROBERT STIVERS SAID YESTERDAY HE ANTICIPATES A PENSION BILL WILL BE PRESENTED THIS WEEK…..
AS THE SESSION REACHES ITS  HALFWAY POINT TODAY…

WHILE ACTING HOUSE SPEAKER DAVID OSBOREN SAYS ITS BEEN A FRUSTRATING PROCESS THAT HAS MOVED MORE SLOWLY
THAN ANTICIPATED…..



TABOR
02/14/18

96 YEAR OLD MARJORIE ELEISE TABOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES)  AT CAL TURNER EXTENDED CARE AND
REHAB……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN
LIBERTY CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND MEMORIAL
DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO THE LIBERTY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH……



SPORTS
02/14/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATROTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT TO TAKE ON WARREN CENTRAL FOR SENIOR NIGHT…..AS THE
LADY PATRIOTS  DEFEATED  THE LADY DRAGONS  53-36 ….
.
THE PATRIOTS THEN DROPPED AN 85 TO 34 DECISION TO THE DRAGONS….. KYLE HARWOOD HAS YOUR  U-S BANK GAME WRAP
UP…..
         
NEXT GAMES FOR BOTH TEAMS WILL BE NEXT WEEK IN THE DISTRICT 15 TOURNAMENT……


IN OVERTIME…..THE PREDATORS DEFEATED THE BLUES FOUR TO THREE…..


THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY CHEERLEADERS WILL LEAVE SATURDAY FOR SOUTH KOREA….TO REPRESENT THE U-S AT THE
WINTER OLYMPICS…..WHERE THEY WILL BE COMPETING AGAINST  AUSTRAILIA….CANADA….GERMANY….GREAT BRITAIN……
NORWAY….AND RUSSIA……







CITY COUNCIL
02/13/18

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET LAST NIGHT AND GAVE FINAL APPROVAL  TO AN  ORDINANCE CLOSING  A PORTION  OF OLD  “U-
S TWO-31”  NEAR BAYS FORK CREEK BRIDGE……
CITY CLERK GAYLE DAVIS UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON THE STATUS OF THE WEST MAIN STREET RENOVAION PROGECT….
             
AND THE  COUNCIL DISCUSSED THE PROBLEM OF LARGE TRUCKS GETTING LOST TRYING TO FIND THE DOLLAR GENERAL
DISTRIBUTION CENTER  AND CAUSING PROPERTY DAMAGE……



SCHOOL BOARD
02/12/2018

AT LAST NIGHT’S  ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING….DIRECTOR OF PUPLI PERSONNEL GARY DEWITT SAID
ATTENDANCE   HAS DROPPED SIGNIFICANTLY DUE TO FLU AND STREP…..AS OF YESTERDAY DISTRICT WIDE ATTENDANCE WAS  
89-PECENT….A SIGNIFICANT DROP FROM THE PREVIOUS MEASURE OF 93-PERCENT…..
RICK FISHER….DIRECTOR OF INSTRUCITON….UPDATED THE BOARD ON THE  FIRST ROUND OF “GOOGLE CLASSROOM”  WHICH
WAS SUCCESSFUL

BRIAN CARTER  GAVE AN UPDATE ON THE NEWLY OPENED PATRIOT CLINIC….WHICH HAS SEEN 305-PATIENTS  WITH 142  BEING
STUDENTS….139 FACULTY AND  RETIRED STAFF…. AND 24-FACULTY FAMILY MEMBERS….
FINAL APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO TWNEY-18-19  CALENDAR WITH THE  CLARIFICATION THAT GOOD FRIDAY COULD BE USED AS A
MAKE UP DAY IF NECESSARY…..
AND THE CURRENT SCHOOL CALENDAR WAS AMENDED MAKING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 AND  MAY 23RD AND 24TH & MAY 24 AS
MAKEUP DAYS…WITH THE LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS  BEING  MAY 25TH……



SPORTS
02/13/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TONIGHT….TO CLOSE OUT THE REGULAR SEASON AND CELEBRATE SENIOR
NIGHT…..AS THEY TAKE ON WARREN CENTRAL….

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 SOUTHER GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK….AND  99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE….STARTING AT FIVE-40 THIS
AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON ST. LOUIS…..


AT THE REGION-TWO SWIM  MEET….WHICH WAS HELD LAST WEEK-END IN OWENBORO…

TAD TAYLOR FINISHED SIXTH IN THE 200-YARD  FREESTYLE AND 14TH IN THE 100-YARD BACKSTROKR….

SARAH HARTMAN  WAS  11TH IN THE 100-YARD BACKSTROKE  AND 16TH IN THE         200-YARD  FREESTYLE…

THE LADY PATRIOTS  PLACE  NINTH IN THE 200-YARD  MEDLEY RELAY…..
WHILE THE PATRIOT  200-YARD MEDLAY RELAY TEAM  PLACED  12TH….

BOWLING GREEN WON THE REGIONAL TITLE….WHILE  AC/S FINISHED  12TH AMONG THE 14 TEAMS AT THE MEET…..







CORVETTE SINKHOLE
02/09/18

MONDAY MORNING AT NINE……THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM WILL HOST AN ANNIVERSARY EVENT REMEMBERING THE
TWENTY-14 SINKHOLE COLLAPSE…..

DURING THE CEREMONY….WHICH WILL BE HELD IN THE SKYDOME…..THE RESTORED 1962 “SINKHOLE” CORVETTE WILL BE
REVEALED…THIS CORVETTE AND SEVEN OTHERS WERE SWALLOSED UP WHEN THE SINKHOLD OPENED UP INSIDE
THEMUSEUM FOUR YEARS AGO ON  FEBRUARY  12TH…….

THE MUSEUM TOOK ADVANTAGE OF THE  SITUATION AND TURNED IT INTO A TOURIST ATTRACTION……TODAY THERE IS STILL A
MANHOLE…..WITH A VIEWING WINDOE INTO WHAT’S LEFT OF THE SINKHOLE…..AS THE MAJORITY OF IT HAS BEEN FILLED…..



ARREST
02/09/18

A WARREN COUNTY MAN  WAS  ARRESTED  BY THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..

39 YEAR OLD AMY GARRIOSN CALLED AUTHORITIES SAYING HER BOY FRIEND….40 YEAR OLD JOHN COX….HAD PHYSICALLY  
AND VERBALLY ABUSED HER FOR SEVERAL DAYS BEFORE SETTING A BLANKET ON FIRE THAT WAS HANGING ON A DOOR….

WHEN DEPUTIES ARRIVED COX TRIED TO LEAVE IN A CAR….BUT WAS STOPPED…. AND AFTER BEING PLACE IN THE REAR SEAT
OF A CRUISER….HE TRIED TO KICK OUT THE REAR WINDOW….DAMAGING THE DOOR….

THERE WAS AN  ACTIVE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDER  AT THE TIME…AND COX IS FACING SEVERAL CHARGES INCLUDING
ARSON AND ASSAULT…..



FORMER PRINCIPAL SENTENCED
02/09/18

A FORMER LARUE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL  HAS BEEN SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT TO 108 MONTHS IN
PRISON…..FOLLOWED BY A 10-YEAR PERIOD OF SUPERVISED RELEASE…..FOR TRANSPORTING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AND
POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY…..

37 YEAR OLD STEPHEN  GOODLETT OF ELIZABETHTOWN….WHO  REMAINS IN FEDERAL COSTODY……FACES ADDITIONAL STATE
CHARGES IN HARDIN COUNTY…….



SPORTS
02/09/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

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


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATROTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT AND TOOK TWO GAMES FROM METCALFE COUNTY…..AS  THE  
LADY PATRIOTS   DEFEATED THE LADY HORNETS  53 TO 46…..

AND THE  PATRIOTS DOWNED THE HORNETS 50 TO 43.….KYLE HARWOOD  HAS  YOUR U-S BANK GAME WRAP UP……..
           






SHERIFFS TAX AUDIT
02/08/18

STATE AUDITOR MIKE HARMON HAS RELEASED THE AUDIT OF  THE  TWENTY-16 TAX  SETTLEMENT FOR ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF
JEFF COOKE….

THE SHERIFF’S  SETTLEMENT  IS PREPARED ON THE REGUALTORY BASIS…..WHICH IS AN ACCEPTABLE METHODOLOGY WHICH
IS FOLLOWED  BY ALL 120 SHERIFF’S SETTLEMENTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..

ACCORDING TO HARMON….THE SHER’FFS FINANCIAL STATEMENT FAIRLY PRESENTS THE TAXES CHARGED….CREDITED….AND
PAID….FOR  THE PERIOD APRIL 16TH TWENTY-16 THROUGH APRIL 17TH TWENTY-17…….

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




ELECTRIC BILLS HIGHER
02/08/18

I’M SURE WE DON’T NEED TO TELL YOU…..BUT THE KENTUCKY PUBLIC SERVICE  COMMISSION SAY A COLDER THAN NORMAL
DECEMBER AND JANUARY HAS LED TO HIGHER ELECTRIC BILLS FOR CUSTOMERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..ESPECIALLY
FOR THOSE WHO HEAT ENTIRELY OR PRIMARILY WITH ELECTRICITY….
BY CONTRAST…..CUSTOMERS WHO HEAT WITH NATURAL GAS HAVE NOT SEEN COMPARABLE INCREASES…..

ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE…..THE NEED FOR HOME HEATING IN DECEMBER WAS ABOUT 75-PERCENT
HIGHER  THAN IN NOVEMBHER….AND JANUARY HEATING  DEMAND WAS UP  14-PERCENT  OVER DECEMBER…..OR ROUGHLY
DOUBLE THAT IN NOVEMBER……

THE P-S-C  SAYS CUSTOMERS CONCERNED ABOUT HIGH ELECTRIC BILLS SHOULD FIRST CONTACT THEIR UTILITY COMPANY
FOR INFORMATION  ABOUT PAYMENT PLANS  OR HEATING ASSISTANCE…..
THEN THE  P-S-C  CONSUMER SERVICES STAFF WILL DO ALL THEY CAN TO HELP CUSTOMERS WHO CANNOT RESOLVE ISSUES
WITH THEIR UTILITY PROVIDER……



SPORTS
02/08/18

PATRIOT SENIOR QUARTER BACK CHASE WILSON HAS SIGNED TO PLAY HIS COLLEGE FOOTBALL AT KENTUCKY WESLEYAN
COLLEGE…..

WILSON IS THE  PATROT’S  ALL-TIME LEADER IN PASSING YARDS…. TOUCHDOWNS… TOTAL COMPLETED  PASSES…AND TOTAL
ATTEMPTED  PASSES….
HE ALSO HOLDS  SINGLE GAME RRECORDS FOR YARDS…..COMPLETED PASSES…. AND TOUCHDOWNS THROWN……







CATFISHING SCAM
02/06/18

WITH VALENTINE’S DAY FAST APPROACHING……THE KENTUCK Y ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE IS WARNING THOSE WHO TURN
TO ON-LINE DATING SITES AND SOCIAL MEDIA  TO FIND LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP….TO BE AWARE OF  “CATFISHING SCAMS”…..

LAST YEAR…..THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE RECEIVED REPORTS FROM           11-KENTUCKIANS  WHO SAID THEY LOST
NEARLY 300-THOUSAND DOLLARS AFTER BEING “CATFISHED” BY AN ON-LINE SCAMMER….AND ACCORDING TO THE FEDERAL
TRADE COMMISSION……REPORTS OF ROMANCE SCAMS HAVE TRIPLED OVER THE PAST FIVE YEARS…..AND IN TWENTY-16…….
220-MILLON DOLLARS WERE LOST NATIONWIDE TO ON-LINE DATING SCAMS…..

IT’S RECOMMENDED  YOU NEVER SENT UNTRACEABLE METHODS OR PAYMENT TO SOMEONE YOU JUST MET ON-LINE….AND TO
WATCH FOR SIGNS OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH ROMANCE OF FRIENDSHP SCAMS…..INCLUDING SOMEONE WHO FALLS IN LOVE
OR BE-FRIENDS QUICKLY…..SAYS  THEY ARE WORKING OVERSEAS  OR SERVING ABROAD IN THE MILITARY…..ASKS YOU TO
LEAVE  THE DATING SITE OR SOCIAL MEDIA SITE TO COMMUNICATE…...AND CLAIMS THEY NEED MONEY FOR AN EMERGENCY
AND THEY WILL PAY YOU BACK WHEN THEY COME TO SEE YOU……



DR PLEADS GUILTY
02/06/18

A WARREN COUNTY DOCTOR HAS PLEAD GUILTY….IN FEDERAL COURT….TO MULTIPLE  CHARGES OF UNLAWFUL
DISTRIBUTION  AND DISPENSING OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AND HEALTH CARE FRAUD…..

ACCORDING TO THE PLEA AGREEMENT….66 YEAR  OLD DR. FRED GOTT  WILL SERVED  96-MONTHS IN PRISON AND PAY
RESTITUTION IN AN AMOUNT TO BE DETERMINED AT SENTENCING…….WHICH IS SCHEDULED  FOR MAY SEVENTH…..



PATTI’S FIRE
02/06/18

MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE ARE OUT OF A JOB AFTER A FIRE BROKE….YESTERDAY MORNING…. IN THE KITCHEN  OF  “PATTI’S 1880
SETTLEMENT”  IN GRAND RIVERS…. AS EMPLOYEES WERE PREPARING FOR THE DAY….. .

ACCORDING TO A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE RESTAURANT…..NO ONE WAS HURT IN THE BLAZE AND THEY DO PLAN ON RE-
OPENING…..



BRANSFORD
02/06/18

74 YEAR OLD LORETTA JEWELL BRANSFORD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT
HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JAMES THOMAS BRANSFORD……THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JACK AND
LEEANN OF ADOLPHUS AND TODD AND JULIE AND BRENT AND NATASHA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND
SISTERS-IN-LAW; BRO. SAMMY AND FAYE CORNWELL AND MARK AND LEA CORNWELL ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND TWO
SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; LINDA HARVEY OF LEXINGTON AND DEWANA AND LARRY ANDERSON OF ADOLPHUS…..EIGHT
GRANDCHILDREN AND 10 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/06/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TONIGHT TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……

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







FLU DEATHS REACH 100
02/05/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC  HEALTH IS REPORTING  100 FLU-RELATED DEATHS IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..
INCLUDING AT LEAST FOUR-CHILDREN WHO HAVE DIED FROM WHAT IS BEING A CALL AN “EPIDEMIC”…..
DURING THE TWENTY-16-17 FLU SEASON…..THE COMMONWEALTH RECORDED  76 DEATHS FROM THE FLU…..

KENTUCKY IS IN ITS SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE WEEK OF WIDESPREAD FLU ACTIVITY…..WHICH IS THE HIGHEST LEVEL…..AND
INDICATES INCREASED FLU-LIKE ACTIVITY OR FLU OUTBREAKS IN AT LEAST HALF OF THE REGIONS OF THE COMMONWEALTH…..

HEALTH OFFICIALS WARN THE VIRUS STRAIN THIS FLU SEASON….WHICH ENDS IN LATE  MAY….CAN BE “EXTREMELY SERIOUS…..
EVEN DEADLY”….FOR THOSE IN HIGHE-RISK CATEGORIES…..AS-WELL-AS GENERALLY HEALTH KENTUCKIANS…..



FRANKLIN EXPANSION
02/05/17

POWER TEC SOLUTION INTERNATIONAL…..WHICH IS LOCATED IN THE WILKEY NORTH INDUSTRIAL PARK IN FRANKLIN….WILL  
CREATE  20  FULL-TIME JOBS AS IT INVESTES MORE THAN  TWO-POINT-26 MILLION DOLLARS FOR A NEW HEADQUARTERS AD
DISTRIBUTION…..….

THE COMPANY WILL PURCHASE 17 ADDITIONAL ACRES IN THE PARK TO BUILD A 30-THOUSAND SQUARE-FOOT FACILITY…..

THE LAND PURCHASE ALSO INCLUDES ACREAGE FOR ANTICIPATED GROWTH FROM NEW-MARKET EXPANSION AND FUTURE
MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS…..



RURAL HEALTH RECEIVES GRANT
02/05/18

THE INSTITUTE FOR RURAL HEALTH….AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..HAS RECEIVED A  20-THOUSAND DOLLAR
GRANT   FROM  DELTA DENTAL OF KENTUCKY’S….MAKING SMILES HAPPEN INITIATIVE…..

THE INSTITUTE FOR RURAL HEALTH WAS ESTABLISHED IN TWO-THOUSAND-ONE  TO IDENTIFY AND ADDRESS RURAL HEALTH
AND HUMAN SERVICE NEEDS THROUGH THE UTILIZATION OF TWO MOBILE UNITS….THE MOBILE DENTAL UNIT AND THE MOBILE
HEALTH UNIT…..

THE 20-THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT WILL BE USED  TO PURCHASE MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES FOR TWO PROGRAMS OFFERED
BY THE MOBILE DENTAL UNIT….THE PREVENTIVE PROGRAM FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL CHILDREN, HEAD START
CHILDREN AND PRENATAL DENTAL PROGRAM…..AND THE COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM WHICH OFFERS LIMITED DEFINITIVE
TREATMENTS…..

OVER THE LAST FIVE YEARS…..THE MOBILE DENTAL UNIT HAS PROVIDED MORE THAN 12-THOUSAND TOTAL PROCEDURES IN
UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES IN WESTERN KENTUCKY……



MEETINGS
02/05/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE RELAY FOR LIFE COMMITTEE MEETS  THIS AFTERNOON AT 5….
THE RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM CAPTAINS MEET AT 5-30, THE ALLEN COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEET TONIGHT
AT 6-30 AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 5 THE SCOTTSVILLE ART GUILD MEETS….

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



SPORTS
02/05/18

THE PREDATORS START A FOUR GAME ROAD TRIP AS THEY TRAVEL TO NEW YORK…..


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY….

NICK FOLES THREW THE GO-AHEAD TOUCH DOWN  PASS WITH TWO-21 TO GO IN SUPER BOWL  52….AS THE EAGLES DOWNED
THE PATRIOTS   41 TO 33 TO WIN THEIR FIRST SUPER BOWL……







REST AREA
02/02/18

CONSTRUCTION  ISSUES HAVE FORCED  A DELAY  IN THE OPENING OF A REST  AREA….

THE BEAVER DAM REST AREA WAS TO HAVE OPENED LAST WEEK…..A NEW OPENING DATE HASN’T BEEN DETERMINED….BUT
IT’S EXPECTED TO BE IN LATE FEBRUARY OR EARLY MARCH…..

ILLINOIS-BASED….MARTIN AND BAYLERY IS THE NEW OPERATOR FOR THE REST AREA…..AND A SPOKESPERSON SAID THEIR
GOAL IS TO GET THE REST AREA OPERATONAL AS-SOON-AS POSSIBLE…..



HART MAN SENTENCED
02/02/18

A HART COUNTY FELON HAS BEEN SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT TO 70-MONTHS IN PRISON….FOLLOWED BY  THREE YEARS
OF SUPERVISED….

52 YEAR OLD RODNEY STAPLES OF MUNFORDVILLE ADMITTED IN JUNE TO THE UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM….

SEIZED FROM HIS RESIDENCE  WERE 11 LONG GUNS AND A REVOLVER….WHICH STAPLES CLAIMED BELONGED  TO HIS 10-
YEAR OLD SON….



OFFICER SHOOTING
02/02/18

A POLICE OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN LOUISVILLE HAS LEFT ONE PERSON DEAD…..
REPORTS SAY A NARCOTICS DETECTIVE’S  HEAD  WAS GRAZED BY A BULLET AND ANOTHER PERSON  WAS KILLED  IN THE
INCDEINT….
NO OTHER DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED AT THIS TIME……



SPORTS
02/02/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS   ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO MONROE COUNTY…..
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP….KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON
SOUTHERN  GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK…..AND     99-POINT-THREE….LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS
AFTERNOON……







TRAIN WRECK
02/01/18

FOUR MEMBERS OF THE KENTUCKY CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION……INCLUDING FIRST DSIE COGEEM JAMES COOMER….
WERE AMONG 100 REPUBLICAN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS THAT WERE ON BOARD A TRAIN THAT CRASHED INTO A GARBAGE
TRUCK IN VIRGINA….KILLING ONE PERSON IN THE TRUCK…..

COMER….WHO WASN’T INJURED….SAID  MOST OF THE INJURIES ON THE TRAIN WERE MINOR…..THE HOUSE DOCTOR AND
FOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS WHO ARE DOCTORS ATTENDED TO THE INJURED UNTIL FURTHER MEDICAL HELP ARRIVED….

ALSO ON THE TRAIN WERE REPRESENTATIVES  THOMAS MASSIE….HAL ROGERS  AND  ANDY BARR……



HART STUDENT CHARGED
02/01/18

ACCORDING TO THE  HART  COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT….A STUDENT AT  HART COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL   HAS BEEN
CHARGED WITH TERRORISTIC THREATENING AFTER SAYING HE  WAS  “GOING  TO BRING AN AUTOMATIC RIFLE  TO SCHOOL”
……..

MEANWHILE A NUMBER OF NEW SECURITY PROCEDURES HAVE BEEN PUT IN PLACE  AT  MARSHALL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL….
WERE TWO STUDENTS WERE  KILLED IN A SHOOTING LAST WEEK….
STUDENTS  MUST  HAVE THEIR BAGS….BACKPACKS….AND PURSES CHECKED BEFORE  ENTERING…..
STUDENTS ARRIVING BY  CAR…RIDING  BUSES….AND NEEDING WHEELCHAIR  ACCESS HAVE SEPARATE DESIGNATED
ENTRANCES…..



RUTHEFORD
02/01/18

83 YEAR OLD DONALD  C.  RUTHEFORD, SENIOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY  (WED) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL  
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERA HOME  WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…GRAHAM LODGE WILL HOLD MASONIC RITES
TONIGHT AT SEVEN AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND ALL MASTER MAON WISHING TO PARTICIPATE SHOULD BE AT THE LODGE AT
SIX-30….EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO MT. UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OR THE
GIDEONS…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BOBBIE RUTHEFORD…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DONALD JUNIOR AND LEANNE AND
DANNY AND DONNETTA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SHEILA AND DAVID ZUMBACH OF BOWLING
GREEN…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/01/18

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY  BASKETBALL TEAMS TRAVEL TO MONROE COUNTY…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS  ENTERTAIN MONROE COUNTY…….


THE PREDATORS  ARE  AT HOME TO PLAY THE KINGS…..







WKU TOPS ONLINE
01/30/18

IN ITS ANNUAL RANKINGS  OF THE  “BEST ON-LINE  DEGREE PROGRAMS”…..U-S NEWS AND WORLD REPORT  HAS NAMED  
WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY AMONG THE TOP SCHOOLS….NATIONWIDE….IN FIVE AREAS….

W-K-U  RANKED  12TH IN THE CATEGORY OF  “BEST ON-LINE BACHELOR  DEGREE PROGRAM”…. WESTERN  ALSO RANKED
12TH    IN  GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS IN THE CATEGORY OF “CRIMINAL JUSTICE”…..

OTHER  W-K-U  ON-LINE PROGRAMS RANKED AMONG THE TOP 100 INCLUDED….BEST ON-LINE GRADUATE NURSING
PROGRAMS  FOR  THE  “M-S-N”…..BEST ON-LINE GRADUATE EDUCATON PROGRAMS WHICH INCLUDES  “M-A-E”   PROGRAMS
FOR TEACHERS….. AND BEST ON-LINE  “M-B-A”  PROGRAMS…..

U-S  NEWS DEFINES ON-LINE PROGRAMS AS THOSE WITH 80-PERCENT OR MORE  OF THE REQUIRED COURSEWORK AVAILABLE
ON-LINE…..



RIGHT TO WORK
01/30/18

IN A LEGAL VICTORY FOR GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN…..A JUDGE HAS DISMISSED A LAWSUIT FILED BY ORGANIZED LABOR
LEADERS….WHO CHALLENGED THE COMMONWEALTH’S RIGHT-TO-WORK LAW…

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE THOMAS WINGATE REJECTED ORGANIZED LABOR’S ARGUMENT THAT THE  TWENTY-17  LAW
VIOLATES THE COMMONWEALTH’S CONSTITUTION…..

THE RIGHT-TO-WORK LAW…..WHICH SAILED THROUGH THE LEGISLATURE IN THE FIRST WEEK OF LAST YEA’S SESSION…...BANS
MANDATORY UNION FEES IN WORKPLACES….

THE PLANTIFFS  SAY THEY WILL APPEAL THE RULING…..



ELECTION FILINGS
01/30/18

ANOTHER FILING FOR THE TWENTY-18 ELECTIONS REPORTED BY THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE…..

REPUBLICAN JOHN M. WEAVER HAS FILED TO RUN FOR MAGISTRATE IN DISTRICT FOUR……



SPORTS
01/30/18

THE LADY PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO OWENSBORO CATHOLIC  FOR A GIRL’S DOUBLEHEADER….

AND THE PATRIOTS   ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON HART COUNTY IN A BOY’S DOUBLEHEADER…..…..
AND IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT  GYM…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  FROM  THE VARSITY GAME ON
SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND  99-POINT-THREE…. LOVE-FM….WVLE…..STARTING AT SEVEN-20 TONIGHT…..


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE BLACKHAWKS……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS
01/29/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE STATISTICS….THE UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE IN
ALLEN COUNTY  FELL FROM THREE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN NOVEMBER TO TWO-POINT-NINE PECENT  IN DECEMBER….. AND
THE DECEMBER TWENY-17   JOBLESS RATE WAS WELL BELOW THE THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT RECORDED IN DECEMBR  
TWENTY-16…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTICT…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED  FROM TWO-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN
MONROE COUNTY TO FOUR-PONT-SEVEN PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES FELL IN 117 COUNTIES…..STAYED THE SAME IN TWO…AND ROSE IN ONE……

WOODFORD COUNTY  RECORDED THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT TWO-POINT-SIX PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS  RATE AT 12-PONT-FOUR PERCENT……



MARSHALL FUNERALS
01/29/18

FUNERALS FOR THE TWO  15-YEAR OLDS THAT WERE KILLED IN THE MARSHALL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTINGS LAST  
WEEK WERE HELD YESTERDAY…..

BAILEY NICOLE HOLT DIED AT THE HIGH SCHOOL AND PRESTON  RYAN COPE WAS FLOWN TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER  
WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD…..

A 15-YEAR OLD CLASSMATE IS BEING HELD ON MURDER AND ASSAULT CHARGES  IN THE SHOOTING….AUTHORITIES  SAY 14-
STUDENTS WERE WOUNDED BY GUNFIRE AND SEVEN OTHERS SUFFERED OTHER INJURIES WHEN THE BOY OPENED FIRE
BEFORE CLASSES BEGAN……



BARREN FATAL
01/29/18

THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  HAS ARRESTED A GLASGOW RESIDENT IN CONNECTION WITH A FATAL TRAFFIC
ACCIDWENT FRIDAY NIGHT…..

A TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE  CHEVERLET….OPERATED  BY 24 YEAR OLD SHANDRA SHOCKLEY OF GLASGOW…WAS STOPPED AT
THE RED LIGHT AT THE INTER-SECION OF VETERANS OUTER LOOP AND EDMONTON ROAD…..WHEN  A TWO-THOUSAND-13
CADILLAC DRIVERN BY  47 YEAR OLD LEE ANN TARRY ALSO OF GLASGOW STRUCK THE SHOCKLEY CAR IN THE REAR….

TARRY WAS TRANSPORTED TO   U-OF-L HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT AND SHOCKLEY WAS TAKEN TO  T-J SAMSON WHERE SHE
DIED OF HER INJURIES…..

TARRY HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH  DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AND MURDER…..



MEETINGS
01/29/18

ON THE MEETING CALENAR THIS WEEK…..

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



SPORTS
01/29/18

THE PATROT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY  TEAMS  ARE  HOME TO PLAY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……



LOGAN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH….TODD ADLER…HAS BEEN NAMED THE KENTUCKY FOOTBALL COACH OF
THE YEAR…...AFTER LEADING THE COGARS TO THEIR TO FIRST UNDEFEATED REGUALR SEASON…..A DISTRICT
CHAMPIONSHIP….AND A FIRST-ROUND PLAYOFF WIN…..

WHEN ADLER TOOK OVER THE PROGRAM TWO YEARS AGO….LOGAN COIUNTY WAS IN A FOUR-YEAR LOSING STREAK…..

THE COUGARS  WILL HAVE   18-STARTERS RETURNING  FOR THE TWENTY-18 SEASON……







CLERKS AUDIT
01/26/18

STATE AUDITOR  MIKE HARMON HAS RELEASED  THE AUDIT OF THE TWENTY-16 FINANCIAL  STATEMENT OF ALLEN COUNTY
CLERK  ELAINE  WILIAMS….

THE CLERK’S FINANCIAL STATEMENT IS FAIRLY PRESENTED IN CONFORMITY WITH THE REGULARTORY BASIS OF
ACCOUNTING……WHICH IS AN ACCEPTABLE REPORTING METHODOLOGY THAT IS FOLLOWED BY ALL 120 COUNTY CLERKS IN
THE COMMONWEALTH……

THE AUDITOR ALSO NOTED NO INSTANCES OF NONCOMPLIANCE….AND ALSO NOTED NO MATTERS INVOLVING INTERNAL
CONTROL OVER FINANCIAL REPORTIGN AND ITS OPERATION THAT WERE CONSIDERD TO BE MATERIAL WEAKNESSES……



FLAGS TO HALF STAFF
01/26/18

AS A SHOW OF RESPECT FOR THE MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY…..FOLLWING THE TRAGIC EVENTS AT MARSHALL COUNTY
HIGH SCHOOL…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ORDER THE STATE FLAG BE LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF UNTIL SUNSET  ON
JANUARTY  30TH…

THE GOVERNOR ENCOURAGES ALL KENTUCKIANS…..BUSINESSES…. ORGANIZATIONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO
JOIN THIS SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR THE MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY……



FATAL-SIMPSON
01/26/18

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED  AN ACCIDENT ON I-65 IN SIMPSON COUNTY YESTERDAY MORNING  THAT CLAIMED A LIFE….

39 YEAR OLD JEREMY WELLS  OF WHITE HOUSE  WAS OPERATING  A TWENTY-15 TRACTOR-TRAILER….AND WAS TRAVELING
SOUTH BOUND AT THE TWO-MILE MARKER…WHEN HE FAILED TO YIELD TO THE STATIONARY TRAFFIC…AND HIS VEHICLE  HIT A
TWENTY-14  FREIGHTLINER OPERATED BY 50 YEAROLD DRIC CHAPMAN OF BETHPAGE…..AND HIS BIG-RIG STRUCK  A TWENTY-
16  FREIGHTLINER DRIVEN BY 62 YEAR OLD WILLIAM ALLEN OF BROWNSVILLEL….
BOTH CHAPMAN  AND  ALLEN REFUSED MEDICAL TREATMENT….
WHILE WELLS SUCCUMBED TO HIS INJURIES…..AND DIED AT THE SCENE…….



ELECTION FILING
01/26/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE HAS REPORTED ANOTHER FILING FOR THE TWENTY-18 ELECTIONS…..

REPUBLICAN LARRY SIMPSON HAS FILED TO RUN FOR CONSTABLE IN DISTRICT FIVE……



SPORTS
01/26/18

BE SURE AND MAKE THIS CHANGE TO YOUR PATRIOT AND  LADY PATRIOT  SCHEDULE…..

TONIGHT’S DOUBLEHEADER AGAINST CLINTON COUNTY HAS BEEN CANCELLED AS CLINTON COUNTY IS PLAYING IN THE ALL “A”
TOURNAMENT….

TOMORROW NIGHT….AC/S WILL HOST CAVERNA AND CELEBRATE HOMECOMING…..







PLANNING & ZONING
01/24/2018

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…. AND DURING  A PUBLIC HEARING  
DEVELOPER ADAM LEDSINGER DISCUSSED BUILDING PLANS FOR A FAST PACED URGENT CLINIC  TO L BE LOCATED IN THE
ONE-THOUSAND BLOCK  OF OLD GALLATIN ROAD ….ACROSS FROM TACO-BELL…..
AFTER HEARING CONCERNS AND SPECIFICATIONS REGARDING THE FUTURE SITE OF THE CLINIC….THE COMMISSION
UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED   ALLOWING CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN…..
THE NEXT MEETING OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION WILL BE  FEBRUARY 19TH AT SEVEN….



MAN WRECKS CRUISER
01/25/18

STATE POLICE  STOPPED A SUSPECTED STOLEN  VEHICLE  IN HART COUNTY YESTERDAY…..  AND CHARGED THE DRIVER WITH
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE…..

25 YEAR OLD DAKOTA WHEAT OF CUB RUN WAS HANDCUFFED AND PLACED IN THE REAR SEAT OF TROOPER JONATHAN  
MCCHESNEY’S CRUISER….

WHILE MCCHESNEY  WAS AWAY FROM HIS VEHICLE…..TALKING WITH THE  OWNERS OF THE STOLEN CAR…..WHEAT MANGED TO
GET ONE HAND OUT OF THE HANDCUFFS…GET IN THE FRONT SEAT OF THE CRUISER AND DRIVE  OFF….

THE CRUISE WRECKED NEAR LEITCHFIELD AFTER TIRE DEFLATION DEVICES WERE DEPLOYED……
WHEAT WAS TREATED AT TWIN LAKES MEDICAL CENTER AND THEN  LODGED IN THE GRAYSON COUNTYJAIL…..



ONE SHOOTING VICTIM RELEASED
01/25/18

ONE OF THE VICTIMS  OF THE MARSHALL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTING HAS BEEN RELEASSED  FROM VANDERBILT
MEDICAL CENTER…

A SPOKSEPERSON FOR THE HOSPITAL SAYS SHE WAS RELEASEDD YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..

TWO OTHERS WHO REMAIN AT VANDERBILT HAVE BEEN UPGRADED TO STABLE CONDITION…..
AND ONE OTHER REMAINS IN CRITICAL….BUT BUT STABLE CONDITION…..



SPORTS
01/25/18


THE PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS TRAVEL TO THE GLASGOW  Y-M-C-A TO TAKE ON GLASGOW AND BARREN COUNTY…..

THE LADY PATROT  FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS  ARE ON THE ROAD TO GLASGOW…..

AND THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW…..


THE PREDATORS TRAVEL TO  NEW JERSEY….







MARSHALL SHOOTING UPDATE
01/24/18

STATE POLICE NOW  TWO PEOPLE WERE KILLED  AND 18-TOTAL WERE INJURED IN THE SHOOTING AT MARSHALL COUNTY HIGH
SCHOOL YESTERDAY MORNING…OF THE 18…..14-WERE HIT BY GUNSHOTS….

OF THE TWO FATALITIES…ONE DIED AT THE SCENE AND THE OTHER DIED AFER BEING FLOWN TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL
CENTER….
FOUR VICTIMS REMAIN IN VANDERBILT WITH THREE LISTED IN CRITICAL CONDITION AND ONE IS STABLE…..

AUTHORITIES SAY THE  15-YEAR OLD MALE SUSPECT WILL BE CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF MURDER AND MULTIPLE
COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED…..AND THE MARSHALL COUNTY ATTORNEY WILL ASK FOR THE ACCUSED TEEN SHOOTER TO BE TRIED
AS AN ADULT……



FISCAL COURT
01/24/18

THERE WAS A LARGE CROWD ON HAND LAST NIGHT AS ALLEN FISCAL COURT HELD THEIER FIRST NIGHT MEETING OF THE
YEAR IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING…..THE COMMONWEALTH WILL BE HOLDING ANOTHER….TIRE COLLECTION PROGRAM  IN
ALLEN COUNTY THIS SPRING……

AND THE COURT APPROVED THE JUDGE SGNING ALL NECESSARY PAPER WORK TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM…..
A GROUP FROM THE ALLEN COUNTY SADDLE CLUB ADDRESSED THE COURT ABOUT RENEWING THEIR FINANCIAL SUPPORT…..
THE SADDLE CLUB HAS REORGANIZED  WITH A NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS….AND THEY OUTLINED THEIR
UPCOMING PLOANS…..
THE COURT APPROVED RENEWING THEIR 25-HUNDRED DOLLAR SUPPORT OF THE CLUB WITH 12-HUNDRED-50 DOLLARS
NOW…..
THE SADDLE CLUB WILL THEN UPDATE THE COURT LATER AND THE REMAINING       12-HUNDRED-50 DOLLARS  WILL BE
ALLOCATED WITH THE COUNTY’S  NEW BUDGET THAT BEGINS  THE FIRST OF JULY……



ELECTION FILING
01/24/18

WITH LESS THAN A WEEK TO GO BEFORE THE DEADLINE….THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE REPORTS  ANOTHER   FILING FOR
THIS  YEAR’S  ELECTIONS……

DEMOCRAT CHRISTOPHER SMITH HAS FILED TO RUN FOR CONSTABLE IN DISTRICT ONE…….



SPORTS
01/24/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATROTS WERE BACK ON THE ROAD TO GREENWOOD LAST NIGHT….. AND THE  LADY PATRIOTS
SCORED A MAJOR VICTORY….AS THEY DEFEATED THE LADY GATORS  59 TO 40…..

THE PATRIOTS THEN DROPPED A  58 TO 54 DECISION TO THE GATERS….

BOTH TEAMS RETURN HOME SATURDAY TO TAKE ON CAVERNA……



THE GIRL’S ALL “A” STATE TOURNAMENT BEGINS AT EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERITY TODAY….
AS MONROE COUNTY TAKES ON EDMONSON COUNTY…….







MARSHALL COUNTY SHOOTING
0123/18

THE NATION’S FIRST….FATAL SCHOOL SHOOTING THIS YEAR…..OCCURRED THIS MORNING AT MARSHALL COUNTY HIGH
SCHOOL WHERE A 15-YEAR-LD OPENED FIRE WITH A HAND GUN…. KILLING TWO OF HIS CLASSMATES AND INJURING 19
OTHERS….. FIVE OF THE WOUNDED WERE FLOWN  TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL  CENTER….

STATE POLICE SAY THE SHOOTER  WILL BE CHARGED WITH MURDER AND ATTEMPTED MURDER……HIS IDENTITY HASN’T BEEN
RELEASED…..NOT A MOTIVE FOR THE SHOOTING…..

MARSHALL COUNTY IS ABOUT 30-MINUTES FROM HEATH HIGH SCHOOL…..WERE IN 1997…TWO YEARS BEFORE THE
COLUMBINE HIGH SCHHOL ATTACK…THEN 14-YEAR OLD MICHAEL CARNEAL OPENED FIRE….KILLING THREE AND WOUNDING
FIVE OTHERS…..



MESONET FUNDING
01/23/18

ONE OF THE 70-PROGRAMS GOVERNOR  MATT BEVIN WANTS TO ELIMINATE IN HIS PROPOSED TWO-YEAR BUDGET IS THE  
KENTUCKY  MESONET……A SERIES OF        69-WEATHER MONITORING STATIONS LOCATED AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…….

BASED AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY……THE MESONET WAS ESTABLISHED IN TWO-THOUSAND-SIX WITH A  THREE-
MILLION DOLLAR FEDERAL GRANT…..AND NOW RECEIVES 750-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN STATE FUNDING…..

THE AUTOMATED MONITORING STATIONS MEASURE WEATHER CONDITIONS EVERY FIVE MINUTES….THE DATA IS PUBLICLY
AVAILABLE…..AND THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOUISVILLE USES IT TO PREPARE FORECASTS ABOUT SNOW…..
THUNDERSTORMS….AND OTHER CONDITION THAT COULD THREATEN LIVES AND PROPERTY……
THE DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN LOUISVILLE SAYS THE MESONT IS CRITICAL TO THEIR DAY-TO-
DAY OPERATIONS……



PITCHFORD
01/23/18

91 YEAR OLD ROSALIE “DOLL” PITCHFORD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY  (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT
SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT 11 AT T-W CROW AND  SON FUNERAL HOME
WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFER NINE TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL  
HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; HAROLD “WOP” PITCHFORD…..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…..FOUR GRANDCHILDLREN
AND NINE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/13/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATROTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL 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  99-
POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE….. STARTING AT FIVE-50 THS AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO ACTION  AS THEY ENTERTAIN TAMPA BAY…….


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO GLASGOW LAST NIGHT…..AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DEFEATED THE
LADY SCOTTIES 47 TO 28…..

AND THE PATRIOTS DROPPED A 48 TO 45 DECISION TO THE SCOTTIES…..KYLE HARWOOD HAS YOUR   U.S. BANK GAME WRAP UP







CORVETTE MUSEUM TOP ATTRACTION
01/22/18

U-S-A TODAY READERS….AND THE PUBLIC….HAVE VOTED THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM  AS THE BEST ATTRACTION IN
KENTUCKTY……

OTHER NOMINEES INCLUDED CHURCHILL DOWNS  AND THE KENTUCKY DERBY MUSEUM….MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK…..
THE LOUISVILLE SLUGGER MUSEUM AND FACTORY…..THE KENTUCKY HORSE PARK…..AND NEWPORT AQUARIUM……

THE CORVETTE MUSEUM CONTINUES TO ADD NEW ATTRACTIONS AND EXHIBITS….. WHICH HAS LEAD ATTENDANCE
INCREASING  FOR THE LAST THREE YEARS…..

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE NATIONAL CORVETTE INFORMATION GO ON-LINE TO……CORVETTE-MUSEUAM-DOT-ORG……



ARREST
0122/18

JANUARY 18TH….THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK  FORCE AND THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  WENT TO
EIGHT-82 WILSON ROAD IN CAVE CITY  IN RESPONSE TO A POSSIBLE METH LAB COMPLAINT……..

UPON ARRIVAL….52 YEAR OLD LARRY MOULDER GAVE VERBAL PERMISSION TO SEARCH THE RESIDENCE……AND AN ACTIVE
METH LAB AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA  WERE LOCATED…..

39 YEAR OLD MELISSA LOGSDON OF HORSE CAVE  WAS ALSO IN THE RESIDENCE…. AND THEY WERE CHARGED WITH
MANUFACTURING METH, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND POSSESSION
OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA……




HARD
01/22/18

79 YEAR OLD JOHN ROBERT “BOB” HARD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT COMMONWEALTH REGIONAL SPECIALITY
HOSPITAL…..AND A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DORENE BIRGE THOMAS  HARD…….A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; ROB AND BRIDGET OF
FLORIDA…..A DAUGHTER; CHRISTY HARD OF TEXAS…..TWO STEP-DAUGHTERS AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW;  KAYE AND ROBERT
YOUNG OF FLORIDA AND RITA WEBB OF SCOTTSVILLE…. A STEP-SON AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  MARK AND SID THOMAS OF
LOUISVILLE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; LINDA AND JERRY MILLER OF TEXASD….TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND
SEVERAL  STEP-GRANDCHILDREN AND STEP  GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



HARRISON
01/22/18

86 YEAR OLD EULA MAE HARRISON OF FOUNTIAN RUN DIED SATURDAY AT T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME  WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN
RUN CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND MEMORIAL
DONATIONS ARE SUGGESTED TO FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; DAVID OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; MARILYN AND STEVE OPL OF
COLORADO AND PEGGY HARRISON OF ILLINOIS…..TWO SISTERS; WILMA GOSSER OF CORBIN AND LINDA BECKWITH OF
GLASGOW….AND A BROTHER; BILLY JOE CLARKSON OF COLUMBIA……..






SPORTS
01/22/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TONIGHT….TO GLASGOW….TO MAKE UP GAMES THAT WERE
CANCELLED BECAUSE OF WEATHER……

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







KY UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS
01/19/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE STATISTICS…...KENTUCKY’S  UNEMPLOYMENT
RATE FELL FROM FOUR-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT IN NOVEMBER…..TO FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN DECEMBER…..
AND THE DECEMBER  TWENTY-17 JOBLESS RATE WAS  FOUR-TENTHS OF A PERCENT POINT BELOW  THE FOUR-POINT-EIGHT
PERCENT RECORDED  IN DECEMBER TWENTY-16……

THE COMMONWEALTH’S JOBLESS RATE HAS REACHED ITS LOWEST LEVEL SINCE DECEMBER TWO-THOUSAND-TWO……WHICH
SUGGESTS MORE PEOPLE  ARE ENTERING KENTUCKY’S LABOR FORCE AND FINDING WORK……

ALSO IN DECEMBER……THE  “U-S”  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINED UNCHANGED FROM NOVEMBER TO DECEMBER…..AT  
FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT……



HATE CRIME
01/19/18

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP AS THEY CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE  A   HATE CRIME….WHICH AUTHORITIES
SAY ARE RARE IN BOWLING GREEN…..

WEDNESDAY MORNING FECES AND A NOTE CONTAINING A RACIAL SLUR WERE PLACED ON BUILDING  100 AT CROWN
APARTMENTS….

ANYONE WHO MAY HAVE BEEN  IN THE AREA AND SEEN SOMETHING…..OR NAERBY BUSINESSES  WITH  SECURITY FOOTAGE
ARE ASK TO CONTACT BOWLING GREEN POLICE  AT…..THREE-NINE-THREE-42-44……



ELECTION FILING
01/19/18

TWO MORE FILINGS FOR THIS YEARS ELECTIONS REPORTED BY THE COUNTY’S CLERK’S OFFICE…..
REPUBLICAN TONE KING HAS FILED TO RUN FOR CONSTABLE IN DISTRICT TWO…..

AND JERRY WHITNEY HAS FILED TO RUN FOR MAYOR…..



TRAFFIC LIGHT DOWN
01/19/18

MOTORISTS TRAVELING IN  LOGAN COUNTY….NEED TO BE AWARD THAT THE TRAFFIC SIGNAL  AT THE INER-SECTION OF  “U-S-
68….79…AND FOUR-31”…..NEAR RUSSELLVILLE HIGH SCHOOL….HAS COLLAPSED  DUE TO ICE….

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET  HAS INSTALLED TEMPORATY STOP-SIGNS……AND THE INTER-SECTION WILL
OPERATE AS A FOUR-WAY STOP UNTIL REPAIRS CAN BE MADE…..



SPORTS
01/19/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS TRAVEL TO BARREN COUNTY TONIGHT…. TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX……
AND IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..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……







HEALTHY KENTUCKY
01/18/18

THE FOUNDATION  FOR A HEALTHY KENTUCKY  INVESTED  MORE THAN 361-THOUSAND DOLLARS LAST YEAR….TO WORK ON
REDUCING BOTH TOBACCO USE AND EXPOSURE TO SECOND HAND SMOKE…..

FOUNDATION GRANT FUNDING IN TWENY-17 TOTALED   899-THOUSAND DOLLARS… AND SINCE THE FOUNDATION LAUNCHED
IN  TWO-THOUSNAND-ONE….IT HAS INVESTED OVER   27-MILLION DOLLARS IN THE COMMONWEALTH THRU  GRANTS……

THE FOUNDATIONS INVESTMENTS  LAST YEAR INCLUDED  126-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO THE “PROMOTING RESPONSIVE HEALTH
POLICY” INITIATIVE….AND 35-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN GRANTS AND SPONSORSHIPS SUPPORTING EDUCATIONAL
CONFERENCES ABOUT TOBACCO-RELATED POLICY CHANGES……

OTHER GRANTS AWARD BY THE FOUNDATION WERE USED TO SUPPORT POLICIES TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE….
PROMOTE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH…..AND STRENGTHEN  LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH
DEPARTMENTS……



SCHOOL BUS FUNDING
01/18/18

TUESDAY NIGHT…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN PRESENTED HIS PROPOSED….NEW TWO-YEAR STATE BUDGET….TO A JOINT
SESSION OF  GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..

PER-PUPIL FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WASN’T CUT….BUT THE GOVERNOR’S BUDGET PROPOSAL  WOULD
SLASH TRANSPORTATION SPENDING FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS ACROSS THE COMMONWEATH….

CURRENLY  LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS PAY 42-PERCENT OF THE COST TO RUN SCHOOL BUSES….HOWEVER…..THE
GOVERNOR’S PROPOSED BUDGET WOULD REQUIRE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO COVER 75-PERCENT OF THE COST….

BEVIN SAID THE CUTS ARE NECESSARY  SO THE COMMONWEALTH CAN SPEND BILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO KEEP THE
RETIREMENT SYSTEM SOLVENT…
THE GOVERNOR ALSO SAID LOCAL DISTRICTS CAN FIND THE MONEY TO PAY FOR TRANSPORTATION COSTS BY DIPPING  INTO
THEIR SAVINGS ACCOUNTS AND BY CUTTING ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS  BY 12-PERCENT……



ELECTON FILING
01/18/18

ANOTHER FILING FOR THIS YEAR’S ELECTION REPORTED BY THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE…..

JOHNNY BEWLEY HAS FILED TO RUN FOR SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL……



SPORTS
01/18/18

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS HOST ARIZONA…..







BEVIN STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH
01/17/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN DELIVERED HIS STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH  ADDRESS AND HIS PROPOSED  NEW…TWO-YEAR
STATE BUDGET….TO A JOINT SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY LAST NIGHT…..

THE GOVERNOR IS PROPOSING SPENDING CUTS OF MORE THAN  SIX-PERCENT ACROSS MOST OF STATE GOVERNMENT AND
ELIMINATION  OF 70 PROGRAMS….. HOWEVER….PER PUPIL FUNDING FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION WASN’T CUT…..

CALLING THE CUTS…..SIGNIFICANT  YET STRATEGIC…..BEVIN  SAID THEY’RE NEEDED BECAUSE OF THE   THREE-POINT-31
BILLION DOLLARS HE’S PROPOSING TO SPEND ON THE COMMONWEALTH’S RETIREMENT SYSTEM…..

HE ALSO WANTS TO SPEND 34-MILLION IN TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUNDS TO FIGHT THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC…..24-MILLON TO
HIRE MORE SOCIAL WORKERS AND GIVE THEM A RAISE…..AND 11-MILLION IN NEW FUNDING FOR ADOPTION AND FOSTER
CHILDREN SUPPORTS……



CONSERVE ELECTRICITY
01/016/18

BECAUSE OF THE COLD WEATHER….THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY HAS ALERTED THE 159 LOCAL POWER COMPANIES  
THEY SERVE….INCLUDING TRI-COUNTY…..THAT THEY HAVE INITIATED STEP-20 OF THE EMERGENCY LOAD CURTAILMENT
PROGRAM…..

STEP 20 IS VOLUNTARY……BUT CONSUMERS ARE URGED TO CONSSERVE ELECTYRICITY TO   MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE  TO
HELP KEEP THE SYSTEM STABLE….

IN ADDITION TO LOWERING  THE THERMOSTAT  ON HEAT PUMPS…..CONSUMERS ARE URGED TO POSTPONE USING ELECTRIC
APPLIANCES SUCH AS DISHWASHERS….. DRYERS…..AND COOKING EQUIPMENT….AND TURN OFF ANY NONESSENTIAL LIGHTS
AND ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT……



MULTI-VEHICLE ACCIDENT
01/17/18

STATE POLICE  INVESTIGATED A  FIVE VEHICLE ACCIDENT YESTERDAY….AT THE 70 MILE MARKER SOUTHBOUND ON I-65 IN
HART COUNTY….THAT INVOLVED A  GREYHOUND  BUS….A  TRANSPORTATION CABINET SAFETY TRUCK….A VOLO
TRACTOR/TRAILER  AND TWO PASSENGER CARS….

A TOTAL OF 21-PEOPLE  WERE TRANSPORTED FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT….18  OF WHICH WERE FROM THE BUS AND THREE
FROM THE SAFETY TRUCK….

WEATHER CONDITIONS AND SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADWAYS HAVE BEEN LISTED AS CONTRIBUTING FACTORS TO THE
CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT…..



SPORTS
01/17/18

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS SHUT OUT LAS VEGAS ONE TO NOTHING….

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL….

KENTUCKY DROPPED A 76 TO 68 DECISION TO SOUTH CAROLINA…..
AND IT TOOK DOUBLE OVERTIME FOR LOUISVILLE TO GET PAST NOTRE DAME 82 TO 78…..







BG MAN SENTENCED
01/16/18

A BOWLING GREEN MAN HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF WIRE FRAUD….MONEY LAUNDEIRNG….AND SECURITIES FRAUD…..AFTER
TAKING MONEY FROM INDIVIDUALS WHO INVESTED IN A NATIONAL GAS PIPELINE  IN TENNESSEE….

CLAY SHELTON  WAS CHARGED WITH SOLICITING  ONE-POINT-37 MILLION DOLLARS FROM 11-INVESTORS….WHO WERE TOLD
THE MONEY  WOULD   BE USED IN BUY  THE MONTEREY PIPLINE IN TENNESSEE…..
ALLEGEDLY THE INVESTORS  WERE TOLD THEIR MONEY WOULE BE HELD IN ESCROW TO SECURE A LOAN  .AND ONCE THE
LOAN WAS OBTAINED…..THE INVESTORS WOULD GET THEIR INVESTMENT  BACK PLUS 25-PERCNET…..OR THE PIPELINE
COMPANY WOULD  PURCHASE THEIR INTEREST IN TENESSEE WELLS…
HOWEVER…..SHELTON WHO FACES UP TO 20-YEARS IN PRISON…..USED THE FUNDS FOR THER PURPOSES……



SCHOOL BOARD
01/16/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR FIRST MEETING OF THE NEW YEAR LAST NIGHT…..WITH THE FIRST
ORDER OF BUSINES BEING ORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD…..
JUSTIN MARSH WAS RE-ELECTED CHAIRMAN……AL BARMAN WAS RE-ELECTED   VICE-CHAIRMAN  AND THE BOARD  WILL
CONTINUE MEETING  THE THIRD  MONDAY OF THE MONTH AT SIX…..

AS REQUIRED BY THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION…THE BOARD APPROVED THE NEW HIGH SCHOOL CITIZENSHIP
TEST…..

ACCORDING TO A NEW STATE LAW…..SCHOOL CALENDARS MUST RECEIVE  TWO READINGS…..AND FIRST READING  WAS GIVEN
TO THE  TWENTY-18-19 CALENDAR…… OPENING DAY FOR STUDENTS  WILL BE AUGUST-EIGHTH…..WITH THE FINAL DAY FOR
STUDENTS NEXT SCHOOL YEAR WILL  BEING  MAY 23RD……TWENTY-19……..



SPORTS
01/16/18

THE PATRIOTS TRAVEL TO BUTLER COUNTY TONIGHT FOR A BOYS DOUBLEHEADER……
AND IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL
12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….. LOVE-FM….WVLE….STARTING  AT SEVEN-15 TONIGHT……







ACS GAME UPDATE
01/15/18

ACS TRAVELS TO GLASGOW TONIGHT FOR MAKE UP GAMES.  THE PATRIOTS PLAY THE FIRST GAME & TIP OFF HAS BEEN MOVED
UP TO 5PM.  THE LADY PATRIOTS WILL PLAY THE SECOND GAME FOLLOWING HOMECOMING ACTIVITIES.



OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING-ALLEN
01/15/18

PORTLAND-TENNESSEE POLICE SAY THE MAN SHOT AND KILLED IN ALLEN COUNTY FRIDAY WAS WANTED FOR THE MURDER OF
HIS WIFE THURSDAY AND A WARRANT HAD BEEN OBTAINED CHARING HIM WITH FIRST DEGREE MURDER….

ACCORDING TO STATE POLICE AROUND  FIVE-15 FRIDAY AFTERNOON…..THEY  RESPONDED TO   FIVE-86 LEE KEEN ROAD….
WHERE TWO ALLEN COUNTY DEPUTIES WERE INVOLED IN THE SHOOTING…..

33 YEAR OLD DEPUTY  TIM ROBINSON AND 33 YEAR OLD LIEUTENANT MICHAEL WILSON RESPONDED TO A  NINE-ONE-ONE
CALL….WHICH REPORTED A MALE SUBJECT BRANDISHING A HANDGUN AND APPROACHING  HOUSES IN THE AREA…..
UPON  THEIR ARRIVAL….BOTH DEPUTIES MET  38 YEAR OLD JASON WHITTEMORE OF PORTLANDY….WHO WAS ARMED WITH A
HANDGUN IN THE DRIVE-WAY…. AND HE REFUSED TO FOLLOW VERBAL COMMANDS……
DEPUTY ROBINSON FIRED ONE ROUND….STRIKIGN WHITTEMORE….WHO DIED AT THE SCENE…..
NO OTHER INFORMATION HAS BEEN  RELEASED AT THIS TIME AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES…….



MEDICAID CHANGES
01/15/18

KENTUCKY HAS BECOME THE FIRST STATE IN THE COUNTRY TO REQUIRE MANY OF ITS MEDICAID RECIPIENTS TO WORK TO
RECEIVE COVERAGE….AS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS APPROVED MOST OF GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S PROPOSED
CHANGE TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S MEDICAIN PROGRAM…..

THE CHANGES….WHICH WILL TAKE EFFECT  IN JULY….WILL REQUIRE ADULTS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 19 AND 64 TO
COMPLETE 80-HOURS PER MONTH OF….. “COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT”….TO KEEP THEIR COVERAGE…..THAT INCLUDES  
GETTING A JOB…..GOING TO SCHOOL….TAKING A JOB TRAINING COURSE….AND COMMUNITY SERVICE……

BEVIN IS CALLING THE WAIVER…..KENTUCKY HEALTH….AND IT’S AIMED AT DECREASING WHAT THE COMMONWEALTH WILL
HAVE TO PAY TO RUN THE PROGRAM…..WHICH WAS EXPANDED TO COVER MANY MORE PEOPLE UNDER THE AFFORDABLE
CARE ACT……



MEETINGS
01/15/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETS TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND GRAHAM
LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7,,,,,,,

THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 4 THE MEDICAL CENTER ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETS AND HALFRY/DALON  V-F-W  POST
57-12 MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6……



SPORTS
01/15/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS TRAVEL TO GLASGOW TONIGHT TO MAKE UP THE GAMES THAT WERE CANCELLED FRIDAY
BECAUSE OF THE WEATHER…..

THE SCOTTIES  WILL BE CELEBRATING HOMECOMING……SO THE PATRIOTS WILL PLAY  THE FIRST GAME WHICH WILL TIP OFF AT
SIX…..AND THE LADY PATRIOTS WILL PLAY  FOLLOWING HOMECOMING ACTIVTIES…..

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







WINTER DRIVING
01/12/18

THE FIRST WINTER WEATHER OF THE SEASON…..WINTER STORM  “HUNTER”….. IS MOVING INTO SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY…..
AS THE STORM  MOVES TO THE EAST…..THE RAIN  WILL TURN TO MIXED PRECIPITATION…..AND THEN CHANGE OVER TO SNOW
THIS AFTERNOON…WITH THE SNOW CONTINUING  INTO TONIGHT……

STATE….COUNTY….AND CITY ROAD CREWS ARE READY FOR THE WEATHER…AND TO CHECK ON ROAD CONDITTIONS  GO ON-
LINE TO…..GO-CAPITAL K-Y-DOT-LOWER CASE K-Y-DOT GOV……

OR GO TO  THE BOWLING GREEN DISTRICT THREE TWITTER AND FACEBOOKS ACCOUNTS AT…….. K-Y-T-C-DISTRICT-NUMBER
3……



ELECTION FILINGS
01/12/18

TWO MORE FILINGS FOR THIS YEAR’S ELECTIONS HAVE BEEN REPORTED BY THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE……

KEN GOFORTH AND BEVERLY TRACY ANDERSON HAVE FILED TO RUN FOR RE-ELECTION TO SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL…….



STEPHENS
01/12/18

53 YEAR OLD KAREN SUE STEPHENS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE MONDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL OME WITH BURIAL IN PLEASANT GROVE
CEMETERY……VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER ONE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO PLEASANT GROVE CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER PARENTS; DAVE AND KATHLEEN STEPHENS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SEVERAL UNCLES, AUNTS AND
COUSINS ALSO SURVIVE…..



MEADOR
01/12/18

83 YEAR OLD JOE KNOX MEADOR OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE
THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE GIDEONS…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; GORDON AND LINDA OF TENNESSEE…..TWO NIECES; BECKY AND GARY
FOX AND CINDY AND GARY MCREYNOLDS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE NEPHEWS; RANDY AND MELISSA COOK OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND TERRY AND CARYN COOK AND TIM AND DOTTIE WIMPEE ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..10 GREAT-NIECES AND
GREAT-NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/12/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS TRAVEL TO GLASGOW TONIGHT…..
THE SCOTTIES  WILL BE CELEBRATING HOMECOMING……SO THE PATRIOTS WILL PLAY  THE FIRST GAME WHICH WILL TIP OFF AT
SIX…..AND THE LADY PATRIOS WILL PLAY  FOLLOWING HOMECOMING ACTIVTIES…..

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







HOUSE CHANGES COURSE
01/11/18

THE KENTUCKY HOUSE OF REPRESENTAITE CHANGED  COURSE YESTERDAY….IN THE INVESTIGATION  OF EX-SPEAKER  JEFF
HOOVER….AS IT VOTED 90-TO-NOTHING TO DISBAND  THE  SPECIAL COMMITTEE  THAT WAS FORMED TO   LOOK INTO A SEXUAL
HARASSMENT SETTLEMENT THAT HE SECRETLY SIGNED….

THE COMMITTEE LATER VOTED ITSELF OUT OF EXISTENCE……WHICH MEANS THE INVESTIGATION SHIFTS FULLY TO THE
COMMONWEALTH’S LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION…..



TRAFFIC FATALITIES DOWN
01/11/18

PRELIMINARY FIGURES INDICATE HIGHWAY FATALITIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH DECLINED LAST YEAR TO 770…….WHICH WAS
DOWN  FROM 834 IN TWENTY-16……

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY AND THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE…..THIS IS KENTUCKY’S  FIRST
ROADWAY FATALITY DECREASE SINCE  TWENTY-13……WHEN 638 FATALITIES WERE RECORDED…..

BEGINNING TODAY…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S  75 OVERHEAD AND SIDE-MOUNT ROADWAY SIGNS  WILL COMMEND THE
TRAVELING PUBLIC FOR THE PROGRESS MADE TOWARD ZERO FATAILTIES…..

THE FIGURES WILL REMAIN CLASSIFIED AS PRELIMINARY UNTIL ALL HIGHWAY CRASH DATA IS COLLECTED…..THEN A FINAL
REPORT WILL BE RELEASED  IN APRIL…..



CENTERS
01/11/18

89 YEAR OLD ELONZO ALLEN CENTERS OF MARTINSVILLE-INDIANA….AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE….DIED SUNDAY AT ST.
FRANCIS HOSPITAL IN INDIANAPOLIS…. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME
WITH BURIAL IN PLEASANT GROVE CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE
FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY  TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DAVID, AND KENNETH AND PAULA….AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-
IN-LAW; PEGGY AND JIM BAY AND ROSLIE AND EDWIN ZWECK ALL OF INDIANA……TWO STEP-SONS AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-
LAW; PHILLIP MITCHELL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND LOWELL AND SUSAN MITCHELL OF INDIANA…..AND A STEP-DAUGHTER AND STEP-
SON-IN-LAW; SUE AND BILLY SHOULDERS OF TENNESSEE……11 GRANDCHILDREN, 20 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……I



STRADER
01/11/18

79 YEAR OLD WES STRADER…..WHO SERVED AS THE VOICE  OF THE HILLTOPPERS… DOING RADIO PLAY-BY-PLAY    FOR
TOPPER FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL  FOR 36 YEARS….DIED TUESDAY…..

A BARREN COUNTY  NATIVE….STRADER WAS INDUCTED INTO THE KENTUCKY ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME IN TWO-THOUSAND-
TWO….
AND ON FEBRUARY  21ST  TWENTY-13……WESTERN UNVEILED A BANNER FOR STRADER IN THE RAFTER OF DIDDLE ARENA….
AND HIS BANNER REMAINS THE ONLY BANNER HUNG ACROSS ALL W-K-U SPOTS FOR A NON-PLAYER OF FORMER COACH……

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR WES STRADER WILL BE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE   AT EASTWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH WITH
PRIVATE BURIAL…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO MONDAY  AT THE CHURCH……



SPORTS
01/11/18

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARITY BASKETBALL TEAMS TRAVEL TO GLASGOW…..
WHILE THE LADY PATRIOT  FRESHMEN AND JUNIOR  VARSITY TEAMS  ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW….







SCHOOL DISMISSED
01/10/18

DUE TO ILLNESS……THE ALLEN COUNTY CSHOOL DISTRICT HAS CANCELLED CLASSES  FOR TOMORROW  AND FRIDAY……
SCHOOL WAS ALREADY TO HAVE BEEN OUT MONDAY FOR THE MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY…..
CLASSES WILL RESUME IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT DTUESDAY, JANUARY 16TH……





NEW SPEED LIMITS
01/10/17

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT EFFECTIVE TODAY…..TWO AREAS IN ALLEN
COUNTY HAVE A REDUCED SPEED ZONE….

KENTUCKY-100  NEAR HINTON AVENUE   AT MILE POINT  12-POINT-FIVE…..TO NEAR EAST LOCUST   AT MILE POOINT  14-POINT-
SEVEN…..HAS BEEN LOWERED TO 35 MILES-PER-HOUR……

AND THE SECOND AREA IS  KENTUCKY-35-HUNDRED  BETWEEN MILE POINT THREE-POINT-SEVEN TO  FOUR-POINT-ZERO-
EIGHT  WHICH HAS ALSO BEEN LOWERED TO 35 MILES-PER-HOUR…..

TEMPORARY MESSAGE SIGNS HAVE BEEN SET UP AND NEW SPEED LIMIT SIGNS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED……
A RECENT TRAFFIC STUDY INDICATED THE SPEED CHANGE WAS NECESSARY TO IMPROVE SAFETY…….



HISTORY GRANTS
01/10/18

THE KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY  HAS ANNOUNCED  THE RECIPIENTS OF GRANTS FROM THE KENTUCKY LOCAL HISTORY
TRUST FUND…..WHICH SUPPORTS LOCAL HISTORY ORGANIZATONS’ EFFORTS TO PRESERVE AND TELL KENTUCKY’S
STORIES……

17-ORGANIZATIONS FROM  16-COUNTIES RECEIVED GRANTS TOTALING                      22-THOUSAND-217 DOLLAR….WITH
INDIVIDUALS AMOUNTS RANGING FROM              856-DOLLARS  TO  15-HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR PROJECTS RELATED TO
COLLECTON CONSERVATIONS….EDUCATION….PROMOTION…..EXHIITS….AND STRATEGIC PLANNINS……
AND THE ALLEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY IS RECEIVING 15-HUNDRED DOLALRS FOR COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT……

LOCAL TRUST FUND MONEY COMES FROM KENTUCKIANS WHO DONATE A PORTION OF THEIR STATE INCOME TAX REFUND……



WILLIS FILES FOR REELECTION
01/10/18

COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY CLINT WILLIS  HAS FILED FOR RE-ELECTION FOR HIS FOURTH  TERM  AS COMMONWEALTH
ATTORNEY FOR THE  49TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT WHICH IS COMPOSED OF  ALLEN AND SIMPSON COUNTIES…..

WILLIS EARNED HIS LAW DEGREE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY  IN 1993…. AND   WORKED IN PRIVATE PRACTICE UNTIL
BEING ELECTED COMMONWELATH’S ATTORNEY IN TWO-THOUSAND…..



RECALL
01/10/18

DOLLAR GENERAL CORPORATION HAS ISSUED A VOLUNTARY RECALL OF ITS            12-OUNCE PACKAGES  OF CLOVER VALLEY
ICED OATMEAL  COOKIES  .WITH  LOT NUMBER….L-FOUR-SIX-TWO-ONE-SEVEN-30  AND A BEST-BY DATE OF AUGUST18TH-
TWENTY-18….OVER CONCERNS OF UNDECLARED MILK AND TREE NUTS….

AFTER LEARNING  OF THE ISSUE…..DOLLAR GENERAL CONTACT THE  U-S FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION TO INITIATE THE
VOLUNTARY RECALL OF THE PRODUCT RECALL…..

CONSUMERS WITH A MILK AND OR NUT ALLERGY OR SENSITIVITY TO THESE ITESM SHOULD NOT CONSUME THIS PRODUCT
DUE TO POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK OF SERIOUS ALLERGIC REACTION…..

HOWEVER……AT THIS TIME NO ILLNESSES OR REACTIONS HAVE BEEN REPORTED……



SOLOMON
01/10/18

87 YEAR OLD DAVID SOLOMON OF PRINCETON, INDIANA DIED MONDAY AT RIVER OAKS HEALTH CAMPUS…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOOON AT TWO AT HATCHER AND SADDLER FUNERAL HOME IN GLASGOW WITH BURIAL IN
FOUNTAIN FUN CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; MARIE CORNWELL SOLOMON…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; RICKY AND JESSE….AND A
SISTER; DONNA WILSON ALL  OF TENNESSEE……TWO BROTHERS-IN-LAW; JOE AND NANCY CORNWELL OF FOUNTAIN RUN AND
CLIFFORD OLIVER OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND THREE SISTERS-IN-LAW; FAYE AND   BOBBY MORRISON  AND  BECKY AND LARRY
PITCOCK ALL OF FOUNTAIN RUN AND BETTY AND JERRY CRABTREE OF TENNESSEE…..



SPORTS
01/10/18


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO LOGAN COUNTY LAST NIGHT…..AND THE LADY PATRIOTS
DEFEATED THE LADY COUGARS  59 TO 36…..

IT WAS  A HARD FOUGHT GAME…..BUT THE PATRIOTS DROPPED A  50 TO 48  DECISION TO THE COUGARS…..

BOTH TEAMS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD FRIDAY NIGHT TO GLASGOW….THE SCOTTIES WILL BE CELEBRATING HOMECOMING…..
SO THE PATRIOTS WILL  PLAY FIRST WITH A TIP OFF AT SIX….AND THE GIRL’S GAME WILL BE SECOND….FOLLOWING  HOME
COMING ACTIVITIES….







LITTLE LIBRARY PROJECT
01/09/18

THREE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL DECA OFFICERS…..ALLY ATWOOD….SYDNEY AUSBROOKS….AND HADLEY
CELSOR…..ARE SPEAR-HEADING A PROJECT TO  PLACE FREE BOOKS INTO THE HANDS OF YOUNGSTERS  IN ALLEN COUNTY….

THEY HAVE SET UP THREE…..”LITTLE LIBRARY BOXES”   IN SCOTTSVILLE  WITH EACH CONTAINING  ABOUT 25-BOOKS…..THE
“LITTLE LIBRARIES” ARE LOCATED AT THE AC/S RECREATION CENTER…..EAST WILLOW CHURCH OF GOD….AND AT
SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH…..
THE  “LITTLE LIBRATIES” ARE GEARED TO KIDS FROM PRE-SCHOOL TO EIGHTH GRADE….. STUDENTS  AND THEIR  PARENTS
CAN STOP BY ANY LOCATION….PICK UP A FREE AGE-APPROPRIATE BOOK….READ  IT…AND THEN RETURN IT TO THE   “LITTLE
LIBRARY” SO OTHERS CAN BENEFIT…..

THE DECA STUDENTS ARE ALSO SEEKING BOOK DONATIONS FOR THE PROJECT WHICH CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT ONE OF THE
“LITTLE LIBRARIES” OR AT THE HIGH SCHOOL……



FISCAL COURT
01/09/18

AT THIS MORNING’S ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETING…..THE COURT APPROVED INCREASING THEIR CONTRIBUTION   TO THE
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY  BY 35-THOUSAND DOLLARS  A YEAR……

THE 35-ACRES IS LOCATED ON VETERANS  MEMORIAL HIGHWAY…..
THE COURT ALSO APPROVED JUDGE EXECUTIVE JOHNNY HOBDY  SIGNING THE NECESSARY PAPER WORK TO  APPLY FOR A  
600-THOUSAND DOLLAR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT….TO  PURCHASE EQUIPMENT FOR A PROJECT  THAT
COULD BRING 30-NEW JOBS TO ALLEN COUNTY……



HARRISON FILES FOR REELECTION
01/09/18

MARTHA BLAIR HARRISION…..DISTRICT JUDGE FOR ALLEN AND SIMPSON COUNTIES…..HAS FILED FOR RE-ELECTION…..
SHE HAS SERVED AS JUDGE OF THE 49TH JUDICIAL DISTICT SINCE JANUARY TWENTY-11….

JUDGE HARRSION GRADUATED   FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA…..EARNED A MASTRER’S  DEGEE IN PUBLIC SERVICE  
FROM  WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….. AND RECEIVED HER LAW DEGREE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE….AND
WHILE IN PRIVATE PRACTICE SHE QUALIFIED AS A MEDIATOR…..




CITY COUNCIL
01/09/18

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL HELD THEIR FIRST MEETING OF THE NEW YEAR LAST NIGHT….WITH THE ALLEN
COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL PRIDE MASTERS IN ATTENDANCE…..
THE DUGA COMMUNITY PARK HAD REQUESTED THE CLOSING OF AN OLD BRIDGE AND FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO THAT
ORDINANCE…..

AND THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON THE NEW  “FAST
PACE CLINIC”  THAT WILL BE LOCATING ON THE CORNER ACROSS FROM TACO BELL……

TWO BUILDINGS WILL BE BUILT ON THE SITE…..BUT IT HASN’T BEEN ANNOUNCED WHAT WILL BE IN THE SECOND BUILDING….
AND THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE MATTER JANUARY 15TH……



HOOVER RESIGNS
01/09/18

REPUBLICAN SPEAKER OF THE KENTUCKY HOUSE….JEFF HOOVER…RESIGNED FROM HIS LEADERSHIP POST
YESTERDAY………AND MOMENTS AFTER HE OFFERED TO RESIGN……SPEAKER PRO TEM DAVID OSBORNE RULED THAT HIS
RESIGNATION HAD BEEN ACCEPTED…..
HOOVER WILL REMAIN  A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE…

OSBORNE WENT ON TO SAY THE HOUSE WON’T HAVE AN “OFFICIAL” SPEAKER FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS SESSION…..HE
WILL CONTINUE TO PRESIDE AS  “SPEAKER PRO TEM”  UNTIL HIS TERM EXPIRES AT THE END OF THE YEAR….
THE HOUSE WILL ELECT NEW OFFICERS NEXT YEAR…..



ELECTION FILING
01/09/18

ANOTHER FILING FOR THIS YEAR’S ELECTIONS REPORTED BY THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE…..

REPUBLICAN JIMMY D. MAYS HAS FILED TO RUN FOR JUDGE EXECUTIVE……



IVES
01/09/18

85 YEAROLD FRED R. IVES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY
MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS
OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE BIBLE OF THE MONTH CLUB……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; NORMA VALOISE IVES….AND SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; HOWARD AND SHERRY OF
TENNESSEE…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; MARY ANN AND DANNY BROWN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR
GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/09/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS  ARE ON THE ROAD TONIGHT TO LOGAN COUNTY….

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


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO ACTON AS THEY’RE AT HOME TO PLAY EDMONTON…..







FARM BUREAU CONVENTION
010/08/18

FARMERS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTY ARE IN NASHVILLE THIS WEEK FOR THE….  99TH ANNUAL AMERICAN FARM BUREAU  
FEDERATION CONVENTION…...BEING  HELD AT THE GAYLORD OPRYLAND RESORT AND CONVENTION CENTER…..

THE CONVENTION WHICH RUNS THRU WEDNESDAY…..INCLUDES EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS……AND PRESIDENT DONALD
TRUMP WILL ADDRESS THE CONVENTION TODAY…….



CITY COUNCIL
01/08/18

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



MEETINGS
01/08/18

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

TOMORROW MORNING AT 9  ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS AND THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS
TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4……

THURSDAY NIGHT THE LIONS CLUB MEETS AT 6:30 AND THE FISH AND GAME CLUB MEETS AT 7……



WOOD
01/08/18

85 YEAR OLD REX  EUGENE “SHORTY” WOOD OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED SATURDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND EXTENDED
CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN
TRACY CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….IN LIEU OF
FLOWERS….MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE  TO THE TRACY CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; EVA AND CAROL CLINE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND ANNETTE AND JEFF
EATON OF FOUNTAIN RUN….FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/08/18

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARITY TEAMS PLAY AT GREENWOOD TONIGHT…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT FREHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE  ON WARREN EAST……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT DROP
01/05/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY  CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE IN
ALLEN COUNTY FELL FROM THREE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT IN OCTOBER TO THREE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT  IN NOVEMEBR…..
AND THIS NOVEMBER’S JOBLESS RATE  MATCHED THE THREE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT RECORDED IN NOVEMBER OF LAST
YEAR……

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

AROUND   THE COMWONWEALTH JOBLESS RATES  FELL IN 72 COUNTIES…. REMAINDED  THE SAME IN 17….AND ROSE IN 31
COUNTIES…..
WOODFORD COUNTY HAS THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT TWO-POINT SEVEN PERCENT…..
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE AT  12-POINT-SEVEN  PERCENT…..



NEW GLASGOW PLANT
01/05/18
06:05AM

LYNX LABELING…..WHICH DEVELOPS AND SELLS CUSTOM LABELING MACHINERY  AND SOFTWARE PRIMARILY  TO THE MEAT  
AND POULTRY INDUSTRIES….WILL BUILD A 500-THOUSAND DOLLAR  FACILITY   IN GLASGOW…..CREATING 10-NEW JOBS……

THE COMPANY ALSO PLANS TO INVEST  65-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN EQUIPMENT AND 25-THOUSAND IN STARTUP-RELATED
ACTIVITIES AT ITS NEW   12-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT FACILITY…...WHICH WILL BE LOCATED  IN THE HIGHLAND  GLEN
INDUSTRIAL  PARK…..

FOUNDED IN TWENTY-16…..LYNX PRIMARILY PRODUCES  INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS THAT  WEIGH….PACKAGE….AND
LABEL PRODUCTS…….



DICK
01/05/18

72 YEAR OLD LINDA MAE DICK OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED DECEMBER 30TH AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE-30 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN PLEASANT HILL CEMETERY….. VISITATION  
BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; JERRY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; KIM AND WILIE KINGREY AND
TERERSA WHITLOW…..AND TWO BROTHERS; PRESTON AND JACKIE WHITLOW ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER-IN-LAW;
MAYDELL WHITLOW OF RANDOLPH…..AND A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; ANISSA HOGAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..10 GRANDCHILDREN AND
15 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
01/05/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK IN ACTION TONIGHT AS  MONROE COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT GYM…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK……AND  99-POINT-THREE….LOVE-
FM……WVLE….STARTING AT FIVE-40 THIS AFTERNOON…….







HOOVER NOT RESIGNING
01/04/18

HOUSE SPEAKER JEFF HOOVER IS NOT RESIGING HIS LEADERSHIP POSISION…… DESPITE SAYING IN NOVEMBER HE WOULD….
AFTER ADMITTING TO CONFIDENTIALLY SETTLING   A SEXUAL  HARASSMETN COMPLAINT….

IN A STATEMENT RELEASED TUESDAY…..HOOVER SAID HE WOULD   “TEMPORARILY” GIVE POWERS  OF THE SPEAKERSHP TO  
SPEAKER PRO-TEM DAVID OSBORNE WHILE  THE LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION  INVESTIGATED  A COMPLAINT THAT
HOOVER AND HIS STAFF RETALIATED AGAINST ANOTHER STAFFER FOR BLOWING THE WHISLE ON THE ALLEGATIONS……



TINSLEY
01/04/18

89 YEAR OLD JAMES K. TINSLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY
MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH MILITARY HONORS…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 11 FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; VONDA POLSON TINSLEY……TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; DEBORAH AND JOHNNY HOBDY
AND TAMMY AND STEVE PERRY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….A SON; KIRK OF BOWLING GREEN……AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; RUTH ANN
CUNNIMGHAM  AND HUSBAND RONNIE OF SCOTTSVILLE….10 GRANDCHILDREN AND 15 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/04/18

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR TEAMS TRAVEL TO BARREN COUNTY…..

AND THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS HOST MONROE COUNTY……







ARREST
01/03/18

MEMBERS OF THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT WENT TO A RESIDENCE ON WASHINGTONM SCHOOL ROAD….TO
SERVE A WARRANT ON AN INDIVIDUAL….
AND DEPUTY DWIGHT KEEN CHARGED 18 YEAR OLD BRIANNA GRAVES OF INDIANAPOLIS WITH HINDERING PROSECUTION OR
APPREHENSION, POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN BY A MINOR AND CARRYING A CONCEALED DEADLY WEAPON…..
THEN AT THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER…..DEPUTY KEEN CHARGED GRAVES WITH PROMOTING CONTRABAND……



FATAL-HART
01/03/18

AN ACCIDENT ON CUB RUN HIGHWAY IN HART COUINTY YESTERDAY CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE  SAY A TWO-THOUSAND-FOUR MITSUBISHI  OPERATED BY 24 YEAR OLD DARREL ISSACS  OF MUNFORDVILLE…..
LEFT THE ROADWAY….STRUCK A TREE AND FENCE POST  AND OVERTURNED…..EJECTING  ISSACS AND TWO PASSENGERS…..

ALL THREE WERE FLOWN TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL WHERE ISSACS LATER DIED….
AND 20 YEAR OLD CHRIS GIBBONS OF HARDYVILLE AND 31 YEAR OLD BRANDON JAGGERS WERE BOTH ADMITTED…..



ELECTION FILING
01/03/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE REPORTED ANOTHER FILING FOR THE     TWENY-18  ELECTION YESTERDAY….

REPUBLICAN ANTHONY THOMPSON HAS FILED TO RUN FOR MAGISTRATE IN DISTRICT FIVE……



PATRICK
01/03/18

70 YEAR OLD DIANE O. PATRICK OF SCOTTSVILLED DIED MONDAY AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE FRIDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS
AFER 11 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DAVID AND SARA OF LOUISVILLE….A DAUGHTER; LISA PATRICK OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; JIM CLARK OF GLASGOW…..AND LOLLIS  VERNON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SEVEN GRANDCHHILDREN
AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/03/18


THE PATRIOTS  AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURNED TO ACTION LAST NIGHT…..AND DROPPED TWO GAMES TO GLASGOW….

AS THE LADY SCOTTIES  GOT PAST THE LADY PATRIOTS   44 TO 42…..
AND THE PATRIOTS DROPPED A  59 TO 38 DECISION TO THE SCOTTIES….…

THE NEXT GAMES FOR BOTH TEAMS WILL BE FRIDAY WHEN MONROE COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT GYM…..…


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY….

IN  MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..

KENTUCKY TRAVELS TO L-S-U…….







GENERAL ASSEMBLY
01/02/18

THE TWENTY-18 SESSION OF THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENES IN FRANKFOR TODAY FOR A 60-DAY
SESSION……THIS WILL BE THE SECOND SESSION THAT REPUBLICANS  HAVE CONTROLLED BOTH THE HOUSE AND SENATE  
AND THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE…..

LAST YEAR….REPUBLICAN PUSHED THROUGH   DOZENS OF LAWS THAT DEMOCRATS HAD BLOCKED FOR YEARS…..AND THOSE
LAWAS PLACED RESTRICTIONS  ON  ABORTIONS AND LABOR UNIONS…..ALLOWED CHARTER SCHOOLS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH FOR THE FIRST TIME…...AND CREATED A PANEL OF DOCTORS TO REVIEW MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES  
BEFORE THEY GO TO TRIAL…..

THIS YEAR…..REPUBLICANS MUST CRAFTS A TWO-YEAR SPENDING PLAN….. WHICH GOBVERNOR MATT BEVING HAS ALREADY
SADI WON’T BE PRETTY…. AS LAWMAKERS WILL HAVE TO FIND AN ADDITIONAL ONE-BILLION DOLLARS TO PAY TOWARD THE  
COMMONWEALTH’S STRUGGLING PENSION SYSTEM……



DECESARE NOT RUNNING
01/02/18

STATE REPRESENTATIVE JIM DECESARE OF BOWLING GREEN….ANNOUNCED FRIDAY THAT HE WILL NOT SEEK AN EIGHTH
TERM  IN THE KENTUCKY HOUSE…..

DECESARE WAS ONE OF FOUR STATE LAWMAKER INVOLVED IN A SEXUAL HARASSMENT SETTLEMENT  THAT RESULTED IN
HOUSE SPEAKER JEFF HOOVER STEPPING DOWN……BUT DECESARE  DIDN’T MENTION THE SETTLEMENT IN MAKING HIS
ANNOUINCEMENT…..

WARREN COUNTY   G-O-P  CHARIMAN  DAVID GRAHAM HAS SAID  BE SEEKING DECESARE’S SEAT…….



NEW YEARS CLOSINGS
01/02/18

HERE’S ONE FINAL REMINDER FROM THE NEW YEAR’S HOLIDAY…..

IF YOUR CITY TRASH ROUTE WAS TO HAVE BEEN RUN LAST FRIDAY……IT WILL BE PICKED UP TODAY…..

AND IF YOUR CITY TRASH ROUTE WAS TO HAVE BEEN COLLECTED YESTERDAY….IT WILL BE PICKED UP TOMORROW…….



MARTIN
01/02/18

50 YEAROLD RICKY ALLEN MARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (TUES) 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 MOTHER; IRENE MARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE……FIVE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; ROGER AND LISA
MARTIN, BILLY MARTIN, RANDY MARTIN AND TRACY WHITNEY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND JEFF AND PENNY MARTIN OF
FRANKLIN……AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CHARLOTTE SHIELDS OF BOWLING GREEEN, AND EDNA AND RICK
BROWN, VONDA AND CHIP STINSON AND DIANE WITCHER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…….



SPORTS
01/02/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS  RETURN TO ACTION TONIGHT AS THEY’RE AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLAGOW…..

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S 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…. LOVE-FM……WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-40 TONIGHT…….







FISCAL COURT
12/28/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETING……IT WAS ANNOUNCED THAT
K-NINE-OFFICER-NARCO…..WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS RETIRING……

“NARCO” HAS BEEN DEPUTY NICK TABBERT’S  PARTER THE LAST SIX YEARS……

AND THE COURT VOTED UNANAMOUSLY FOR “NARCO” TO REMAIN WITH DEPUTY TABBERT AND HIS FAMILY……



BODY IDENTIFIED
12/29/17

AROUND SIX-30  YESTERDAY MORNING…..GLASGOW POLICE RESPONDED TO ELMORE REALITY…..ON OIL CITY ROAD…..WHERE
THE BODY OF A WOMAN WAS FOUND  LAYING  IN THE PARKING LOT…..

THE VICTIM HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED  AS 42 YEAR OLD KELLY SAWYER  OF GLASGOW… AND AUTHORITIES SAY  FOUL  PLAY IS
SUSPECTED…..



ROAD BLOCKS
12/29/17

THE NEW YEAR’S  WEEK-END IS HERE….AND BEGINNING  TNONGHT AND RUNNING THRU MONDAY….THE ALLEN COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  AND SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT  WILL BE CONDUCTING TRAFFIC SAFETY CHECK-POINTS..…..



SPORTS
12/29/17

PLAY CONTINUES AT THE SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC….

IN THE GIRL’S TOURNAMENT…..
BOWLING GREEN PLAYS MADISONVILLE-NORTH HOPKINS AT 10 THIS MORNING….
WARREN EAST TAKES ON LECANTO-FLORDIA AT 11-45……
AND UPPERMAN-TENNESSEE TANGLES WITH SIMON-KENTON AT ONE-30…..

IN THE BOY’S GOURNAMEMT…..
TODD COUNTY CENTRAL TANGLES WITH WARREN EAST AT THREE-15…..
AND LECANTO-FLORIDA TAKES ON GREEN WOOD AT FIVE…..

AT SIX-45 TONIGHT…..THE LADY PATRIOTS PLAY APOLLO….AND THEN THE PATRIOTS TAKE ON RUSSELLVILLE AT EIGHT-30…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..
WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-25……


AT THE SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC YESTERDAY…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS RANAWAY FRO LECANTO-FLORIDA 54 TO NINE…..

THEN THE PATROTS DROPPED A 59 TO 50 DECISION TO TODD COUNTY CENTRAL IN OVERTIME…..







ALLEN COUNTY TAXES
12/28/17

AS THE YEAR DRAWS TO A CLOSE…..ALL OF THOSE WITH UNPAID ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS ARE REMINDED THAT IF
THEY’RE PAID BY JANMUARY SECOND….THE FACE VALUE OF THE BILL IS DUE…..
THEN BEGINNING JANUARY THIRD….A  FIVE-PERCENT PENALITY WILL BE ADDED TO ALL UNPAID ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY T
AX BILLS……
THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE  WILL BE OPEN TODAY AND TOMORROW  FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30…..
SATURDAY FROM EIGH T TO  12NOON…..
AND THE OFFICE  WILL BE  CLOSED  MONDAY  JANUARY-FIRST……



FISCAL COURT
12/28/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELS TO SCOTTSVILLE FIRE STATION BNUMBER TWO TONIGHT TO HOLD THEIR FINAL MEETING OF
THE YEAR…..
AND TONIGHT’S FISCAL COURT MEETING BEING AT SIX……



ELECTION FILING
12/28/17

ANOTHER FILING FOR THE TWENTY-18 ELECTION REPORTED BY THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE……

REPUBLICAN MIKE BLANKENSHIP HAS FILED TO RUN FOR CONSTABLE IN DISTRICT THREE……I



NEW YEARS CLOSINGS
12/28/17

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE NEW YEAR’S HOLIDAY…..

THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW  FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30….SATURDAY FROM EIGHT TO
12NOON….AND THEN WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY……
COUNTY CLERK AND CIRCUIT CLERK’S OFFICES, ANIMAL SHELTER AND TRANSFER STATION CLOSED  TOMORROW, SATURDAY
AND MONDAY…….
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES AND THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED TOMORROW AND MONDAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW  AND MONDAY…..TOMORROW’S TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP TUESDAY THE
SECOND…AND MONDAY’S TRASH ROUTES  WILL BE RUN WEDNESDAY THE THIRD……
FEDERAL OFFICES ND THE POST OFFICE   CLOSED MONDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
PUBLIC LIBNRAY CLOSED MODNAY….
EXTENSON OFFICE CLOSSED THRU  JANUARY FIRST…..
THE CORE WILL BE OPEN MONDAY  FROM EIGHT TO FIVE…..



SPORTS
12/28/17

THE SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC BEGINS AT ALLEN COUNTY  HIGH SCHOOL TODAY  AND RUNS THRU
SATRUDAY……AS EIGHT GIRLS TEAMS AND SIX BOYS TEAMS ARE TAKING PART IN THIS YEAR’S TOURNAMENT….….

THE GIRLS BEGIN PLAY  AT 10 THIS MORNING AS  BOWLING GREEN  TAKEE ON UPPERMAN TENNESSEE…..
THEN AT 11;45…..SIMON KENTON TANGLES WITH  MADISONVILLE-NORTH HOPKINS….
AND WARREN EAST GOES AGAINST  APOLLO AT FIVE…..….

IN THE BOY’S TOURNAMENT…..GREENWOOD TAKES ON RUSSELLVILLE  AT ONE-30…
AND WARREN EAST GOES AGAINST  LECANTO-FLORIDA  AT THREE-15…..

AT SIX-45 TONIGHT….THE LADY PATRIOTS PLAY   LECANTO-FLORIDA….AND THEN THE PATRIOTS TAKE ON TODDD COUNTY
CENTRAL  EIGHT-30…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTGION  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50….. WLCK….AND 99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…..
WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-25……..







ANTI-SMOKING MESSAGES
12/27/17

KENTUCKY…..W HICH HAS ONE OF THE HIGHEST SMOKING RATES IN THE COUNTRY…. IS NOW PAY FARMERS TO PAINT ANTI-
SMOKING MESSAGES ON OLD TOBACCO BARNS…..

THE PROGRAM PAYS FARMERS TO PAINT A MESSAGE  ADVERTISING A PHONE NUMBER PEOPLE CAN CALL FOR HELP  IN
QUITTING SMOKING….THE NON-SMOKING CAMPAIGN ECHOS THE ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS OF TOBACCO COMPANIES…WHICH
FOR DECADES  WOULD PAY FARMERS TO PAINT ADS ON THEIR BARNS……

OFFICIALS IN THE COMMONWEALTH  SAY  THEY GOT THE IDEA FROM WEST VIRGINIA…..WHERE THE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION  
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS…. HAS USED STATE AND LOCAL GRANTS TO PAY FOR  MURALS ON 13-BARNS…….



FOREST GRANT
12/27/17

THE  NATONAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE HAS AWARDED A NEARLY FIVE-MILLON MILLION  DOLLAR GRANT…..TO
THE NATURE CONSERVANCY  OF KENTUCKY….TO PROTECT  25-THOUSAND ACRES OF FOREST  IN EASTERN KENTUCKY….  
TENNESSEE….AND VIRGINIA……

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY  WILL PARTNER WITH SIMILIAR GROUPS  IN TENNESSEE AND VIRGINIA TO IMPLEMENT THE   
“WORKING WOODLANDS PROGRAM”….WHICH LETS QUALIFIED LANDOWNERS  PALCE CONSERVATION EASEMENTS  ON THEIR
PROPERTY THAT BAN USING THE LAND FOR ANY NON-FORST USE….WITH THE EXCEPTION BEING SUSTAINABLE TIMBER…..

LAND OWNERS CAN THEN SELL THE CARBON SEQUESTERED FROM THE BEST FOREST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES…..



EMERY
12/27/17

68 YEAR OLD JERRY LEE EMERY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AT ONE AT J-C KIRBY AND SON FUNERAL HOME….LOVERS LANE CHAPEL IN BOWLING GREEN WITH BURIAL IN
BOWLING GREEN GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; DANIELLE EMERY…..AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DANIEL AND JENNIFER ALL OF
BOWLING GREEN…..AND HIS MOTHER; KATHLEEN EMERY OF SCOTTSVILLE……



ROARK
12/27/17

82 YEAR OLD JAMES “JAMUP” ROARK OF LAFAYETTE DIED SUNDAY AT HENDERSONVILLE MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WIL BE TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT ALEXANDER FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN AKERSVILLE
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; MARY GREEN  ROARK…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MARK AND DIANE AND DAVID…..A
DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SUSAN AND RICHEY GREGORY…..AND A SISTER; JOYCE BENNETT……SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND
EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/27/17

THE ANNUAL SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC BEGINS TOMORROW AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL  
AND RUNS THRU  SATURDAY…..

EIGHT GIRLS TEAMS AND SIX BOYS   TEAMS WILL BE TAKING PART IN THIS YEAR’S TOURNAMENT….WITH THE FIRST GIRL’S GAME
TIPPING OFF AT 10 TOMORROW MORNING AS  BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON UPPERMAN-TENNESSEE….
BOY’S PLAY BEGINS  AT ONE-30  TOMORROW AFTERNOON  AS GREENWOOD BATTLES RUSSELLVILLE…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS  BEGIN PLAY TOMORROW  NIGHT  AT SIX-45  AS THEY TANGLE WITH LECANTO-FLORIDA…..
AND THEN AT EIGHT-30…..THE PATRIOTS PLAY  TODD COUNTY CENTRAL……


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT……

THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO ST. LOUIS TO TAKE ON THE BLUES…..







FATAL-ALLEN
12/26/17

A VEHICLE/PEDISTRIAN ACCIDENT IN ALLEN COUNTY SUNDAY MORNING….ON 31-E JUST OR ONF SMITHS GROVE ROAD…..
CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE  SAY 42 YEAR OLD JAMES HAWKS OF SCOTTSILLE WAS NORTHBOUND ON 31-E  IN HIS TWO-THOUSAND-SIX
TRAILBLAZER……AND STRUCK  68 YEAR OLD JERRY EMREY OF SCOTTSILLE WHO WAS ON FOOT…CROSSING 31-E…..

EMERY DIED AT THE SCENE….HAWKS WASN’T INJURED….AND TOXICOLOGY REORTS ARE PENDING AS THE INVESTIGATION
CONTINUES…..



ELECTION DEADLINE
12/26/17

IF YOU’RE PLANNING ON CHANGING YOUR PARTY AFFILIATION FOR THE TWENY-18 ELECTION….THOSE CHANGES NEED TO BE
TURNED INTO THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE BY THIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO…

IF YOU’RE MAKING THE CHANGES ON LINE…..THEY MUST BE COMPLETED BY DECEMBR 31ST…….
AND IF YOU’RE MAILING THE CHANGES…..THEY MUST BE POSTMARKED BY DECEMBER 31ST……..



FEMALE STATUE IN CAPITAL
12/26/17

THE KENTUCKY  STATE CAPITAL WILL SOON HAVE IT FIRST  LIFE-SIZED STATUE OF A WOMAN….

ACCORDING TO THE LEXINGTON-HEARLD LEADER…..STATE OFFICIALS WILL ERECT A STATUE OF NETTIE  DEPP……WHO WAS
SELECTED SUPERINTENDENT  OF BAREN COUNTY SCHOOLS  IN 19-13……SEVEN YEARS BEFORE WOMEN WERE ALLOWED TO
VOTE….

THE STATUE…..WHICH IS BEING PAID FOR BY PRIVATE DONATIONS…..WILL BE PLACED  IN THE WEST SIDE OF THE CAPITAL
BUILDING ….ON THE FIRST FLOOR…..….



MEETINGS
12/26/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETING SCHEUDLED FOR TONIGHT…..HAS BEEN MOVED TO THURDSAY NIGHT AT SIX AT
SCOTTSVILLE FIRE STATION NUMBER TWO……



NEWS
12/26/17

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……

IN THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE…..
THE STEELERS BEAT THE TEXANS   34 TO SIX….
AND THE EAGLES GOT PAST THE RAIDERS 19 TO 10……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS
12/22/17

ACCORDING TO THE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET…. KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT   RATE  
DROPPED  FROM  FIVE-PERCENT IN OCTOBER  TO FOUR-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT   IN NOVEMBER…..AND THIS NOVEMBER’S
JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO BELOW  THE FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT RECORDED IN NOVEMBER OF LAST YEAR…..

THIS NOVEMBER’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IS THE LOWEST RECORDED SINCE MARCH TWO-THOUSAND-ONE….AND THE
DECREASE RESULTS PARTIALLY FROM  MORE INDIVIDUALS BEING EMPLOYED AND ALSO REFLECTS   IMPROVEMENTS IN
KENTUCKY’S JOB MARKET…..HOWEVER…..THE ESTIMATES ALSO SUGGEST THERE WERE FEWER INDIVIDUALS  IN THE LABOR
FOCRE IN NOVEMBER…..

ALSO IN NOVEMBER…..THE  “U-S” JOBLESS RATE WAS UNCHANGED FROM THE FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT RECORDED   IN
OCTOBER……



STATE BUDGET
12/22/17

DURING HIS ANNUAL NEWS CONFERENCE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAID THE COMMONWEALTH’S  NEW TWO
YEAR BUDGET “WON’T BE PRETTY”….

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE 226-YEAR HISTORY OF KENTUCKY….REPUBLICANS CONTROL THE  GOVERNOR’S OFFICE AND
BOTH CHAMBERS  OF THE  LEGISLATURE…..AND THEY WILL DECIDE  HOW TO SPEND  MORE THAN 20-BILLION DOLLARS  OVER
THE NEXT TWO YEARS…..

THE COMMONWEALTH  IS HEADED TOWARD  A 156-MILLION DOLLAR BUDGET DEFICIT IN THE CURRENT BUDGET YEAR……AND
FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS….LAWMAKERS SAY THEY NEED TO FIND AN ADDITIONAL  700-MILLION TO PAY FOR THE STRUGGLING
PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEM…..WHICH IS AT LEAST  41-BILLION DOLLARS  SHORT OF THE FUNDS REQUIRED TO PAY BENEFITS
VOER THE NEXT 30-YEARS…..AND WITH RISING COSTS FOR THE MEDICAID ROGRAM….. BEVIN SAYS  BUDGET CUTS WILL HAVE
TO BE MADE  IN THAT HAVE TRADITIONALLY BEEN EXEMPT FROM CUTS…..

AND LAWMAKERS SAY  THEY WILL NOT TACKLE TAX REFORM  DURING THE TWENY-18 SESSION WHICH BEGINS JANUARY
SECOND……



FAVORITE CANDY
12/22/17

CANDY-STORE-DOT-COM  HAS PUT OUT ITS ANNUAL LIST OF THE MOST POPULAR CHRISTMAS CANDY  IN EACH STATE…..

IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..WE PREFER  “M&M’s”  FOR CHRISTMAS….WITH REESE’S MINI-CUPS COMING  IN SECOND….
FOLLOWED  BY STARBUST…..

TENNESSIANS ALSO PREFER  “M&M’s”….WITH CANDY CANES SECOND…AND STARBURST THIRD….

THE NATIONAL CONFECTIONERY ASSOCIATION SAYS CONSUMERS WILL SPEND  ONE-POINT-93  BILLION DOLLARS ON  HOLIDAY
CANDY THIS YEAR…..



CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS
12/22/17

HERE ARE YOUR CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS….

THE COUNTY CLERKS, CIRCUIT CLERKS AND SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW THRU TUESDAY……
THE CORE WILL BE CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY……
FEDERAL OFFICES AND POST OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED MONDAY…..
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES, HEALTH DEPARTMENT, ANIMAL SHELTER  AND TRANSFER STATION  CLOSED  MONDAY AND
TUEDAY….
CITY OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY……MONDAY’S TRASH WILL BE PICKED UP WEDNESDAY THE 27TH….AND
TUESDAY’S TRASH WILL BE COLLECTED THURSDAY THE 28TH……



SPORTS
12/22/17

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WIND UP PLAY IN THE HERITAGE CHRISTMAS  TOURNAMENT   IN MARYVILLE-TENNESSEE……


AND THE TOPPERS GO TO AUSTIN PEAY…..







CRAM THE CRUISER
12/20/17

THE STATE POLICE…..CRAM THE CRUISER  FOOD DRIVE….COLLECTED NEARLY     210-TONS OF FOOD THIS YEAR TO HELP
FAMILIES STRUGGLING FINANCIALLY DURING THE HOLDIAY SEAOSN…..WHICH IS 80-THOUSAND POUNDS MORE THAN LAST
YEAR….

K-S-P  INITIATED  THE  “CRAM THE CRUISER”  PROGRAM  IN TWENTY-10….AND SINCE THEN THE AGENCY HAS CONTRIBUTED
MORE THAN ONE-MILLION TONS  OF FOOD TO SHELTERS….FOOD BANKS….AND CHURCHES THROUGHOUT  THE
COMMONWEALTH…….

POST 16  IN HENDERSON TOOK TOP HONORS THIS YEAR WITH A TOTAL OF 90-THOUSAND POUNDS OF FOOD COLLECTED…..



NEW STATE OFFICE BUILDING
12/20/17

THE PUBLIC HAS GOTTEN ITS FIRST LOOK AT WHAT THE NEW STATE OFFICE BUILDING WILL LOOK LIKE….THAT WILL REPLACE
THE 26-STORY CAPITAL PLAZA TOWER IN FRANKFORT….AS PART OF THE CAPITAL PLAZA REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT…

A FIVE-STORY  386-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT STATE OFFICE BUILDING…..WHICH IS MORE THAN THE TOWER IT’S REPLACING….
WILL BE BUILT   ON  THE EIGHT ACRES WHERE THE CAPITAL PLAZA COMPLEX IS LOCATED…...STATE OFFICES THROUGHOUT
FRANKFORT WILL BE CONSOLIDATED….WITH SOME 15-HUNDRED STATE EMPLOYEES WORKING IN THE BUILDING….

THE CONTRACT CALLS FOR COMMONWEALTH TO LEASE THE BUILDING FROM THE DEVELOPER FOR  SEVEN-MILLION DOLLARS
ANNUALLY….FOR  30-YEARS….AFTER WHICH IT WILL BE CONVEYED TO THE STATE



SPORTS
12/20/17

THE PATRIOTS    AND LADY PATRIOTS   BEGIN PLAY IN THE HERITAGFE CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT   IN MARYVILLE,
TENNESSEE…….







BOIL WATER ADVISORY
12/19/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT HAS ISSUED A BOIL WATER ADVISORY…...FOR ROGER’S ROAD  AND DREAM AWAY CIRCLE
IN  ZEPHYR HILLS SUB-DIVISION UNTIL FURTNER NOTICE….



EARNIE ON THE SHELF
12/19/17

IF YOU’D LIKE TO HELP SPONSOR YOUTH FOR PROGRAMS AT THE CORE……AND HAVE ERNIE STAFFORD SIT ON A SHELF….IN
AN ELF COSTUME…..THEN STOP BY THE CORE  TODAY AND MAKE A DONATION OF ANY AMOUNT…..

AND IF ENOUGH DONATIONS ARE RECEIVED…..JAY STARKS WILL JOIN ERNIE DRESSED AS A REINDEER…….



PLANNING & ZONING
12/19//17

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANING AND ZONING  COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…. AND DURING  A PUBLIC HEARING  
DAVID GOIN   DISCUSSED LAND BEING SOLD BY BRENDA PEARSON….AFTER HEARING CONCERNS AND SPECIFICATIONS
REGARDING THE PLANNED SUBDIVSION….THE COMMISSION UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED    ALLOWING  THE LAND  BEING DIVIDED  
INTO SUBDIVISION PLOTS UNDER THE CONDITION THE SHOULDER WILL BE WIDENED ON AYERS LANE…..THE NEXT MEETING
OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION WILL BE  JANUARY-15 AT SEVEN….



VOTING AT CHURCHES
12/19/17

IN RESPONSE TO A QUESTION FROM MASON COUNTY….THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE ISSUED AN
OPINION…YESTERDAY…. THAT SAID USING CHURCHES  AS POLLING PLACES  DOESN’T CREATE AN “EXCESSING
ENTANGLEMENT WITH RELIGION”….

THE OPINION CITED A  1997 U-S SUPREME COURT CASE THAT ALLOWED PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS TO INSTRUCT AT
RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS…..AS LONG AS THE MATERIAL WAS SECULAR AND NEUTRAL IN NATURE…..AND NO “EXCESSIVE
ENGANGLEMENT”  BETSEEN GOVERNMENT AND RELIGION WAS APPARENT…..
THE OPINION ALSO CITED A  1992 COURT CASE THAT ALLOWS CHURCHES TO BE USED  AS POLLING PLACES…..

KENTUCKY LAW ONLY HAS A FEW REQUIREMENTS FOR POLLING PLACES…..THEY MUST BEN ACCESSIBLE TO ALL ELIGIBLE
VOTERS…..INCLUDING THOSE WITH PHYSICAL LIMINTATIONS…..AND THE ELDERLY…..



EARTHQUAKE
12/19/17

THE U-S GEOLOGICAL SURVEY SAYS AN EARLY MORNING EARTH QUAKE SUNDAY WAS CENTER IN MASON COUNTY….

THE TWO-POINT-EIGHT  MAGNITURE QUAKE WAS  IN AN AREA BETWEEN BECKETT ROAD AND VALLEY PIKE…..NEAR KENTUCKY-
NINE-DOUBLE-A-HIGHWAY…….



SPORTS
12/19/17

THE PREDATORS RETURN HOME TO TAKE ON WINNIPEG……

AND THE TOPPERS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON BELMONT…..







EARLY VOTING PROPOSAL
12/15/17

A BILL TO ALLOW  EARLY VOTING IN THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS BEEN PRE-FILED FOR THE  TWENTY-18 GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO
CONSIDER…..

CURRENTY….ABSENTEE VOTING…EITHER IN-PERSON   AT THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE OR BY  MAIL…..IS ALLOWED ONLY FOR
REASONS STATED IN STATE LAW……SUCH AS A STUDENT AWAY AT SCHOOL…..THOSE WHO ARE IN THE MILITARY….OR FOR
MEDICAL REASONS…..

THE PROPOSED MEASURE WOULD ALLOW QUALIFIED KETUCKY VOTERS TO CAST THEIR BALLOT IN-PERSON….IN THEIR
COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE….BETWEEN THE HOURS OF  SIX AND THREE….THE THREE SATURDAYS PRIOR TO THE ELECTION……
ACCORDING TO  BILL…B-R-49…..A PERSON PEMITTED TO VOTE EARLY WOULD BE CONFIRMED BY THE COUNTY CLERK OR
ELECTION OFFICIAL THAT ALL VOTING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ARE MET…...IF SO…..THE VOTER WILL SIGN AN EARLY VOTER
SIGNATURE ROSTER TO ENSURE THAT ONLY ONE BALLOT IS CAST……

CURRENTLY…..EARLY IN-PERSON VOTING IS ALLOWED WITHOUT AN EXCUSE  IN 33 STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA…..




TWO CONVICTED IN FISH CASES
12/15/17

AN INVESTIGATION BY THE KENTUCKY  DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE HAS LEAD TO TWO MEN PLEADING GUILTY TO
ILLEGAL TRAFFICKING IN PROTECTED FISH….

56 YEAR OLD MELVIN TAYLOR OF AUBURN….THE OWNER AND OPERATOR OF SMART FISH FARM…..WAS FINE  56-THOUSAND
DOLLARS IN CHRISTIAN DISTRICT COURT…… AND EARLIER THIS YWAR…..TAYLOR WAS FINED  62-HUNDRED DOLLARS  IN LYON
COUNTY….HE WAS ALSO PUT ON 12-MONTHS PROBATION  AND FORFEITED ALL EQUIPMENT THAT WAS SEIZED…..

AND IN CRHRISTIAN COUNTY…. NATHAN NOLT OF ELKTON WAS ORDERED TO PAY   43-HUNDRED DOLLARS IN FINES AND
COURT COSTS…..



ELECTION FILING
12/15/17

ANOTHER FILING FOR THE TWENTY-18  ELECTION REPORTED BY THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE…..

ROGERLYNNE BUCHANON BRIDDEN WAS FILED TO RUN FOR RE-ELECTION  TO SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL…..



TOLL
12/15/17

47 YEAROLD TYRON BROOK TOLL OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..AND A
MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT AT LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WENDY GRACE TOLL OF SCOTTSIVLLE…..



SPORTS
12/15/17

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO PLAY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……

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







BARREN NEEDLE EXCHANGE
12/14/17

ON A FOUR-TO-THREE VOTE…..WITH ONE ABSENTENTION…..BARREN FISCAL COURT HAS APPROVED A PROGRAM  THAT WILL
ALLOW  INTRAVENOUS  DRUG  USERS  TO ANONYMOUSLY SWAP DIRT SYRIGES FOR CLEAN ONES  AT THE BARREN COUNTY
HEALTH DEPARTMENT…..

THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS A RATE OF……HEPATITIS-C….. AND HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY NEEDLE EXCHANGES CAN HELP
REDUCE THE SPREAD OF BLOOD-BORNE DISEASES…..

HOWEVER…..BEFORE A NEEDLE EXCHANGE CAN BEGIN…….GLASGOW CITY COUNCIL MUST APPROVE THE PROGRAM AT THEIR
NEXT MEETING IN JANUARY…..



JOHNSON COMMITTS SUICIDE
12/14/17

STATE REPRESENTATIVE  DAN JOHNSON  FROM BULLITT COUNTY….WHO HAD BEEN ACCUSED OF SEXUALLY ASSAULTING A
TEENAGE GIRL IN HIS HOME…HAS DIED OF AN APPARENTLY   SELF-INFLICTED  GUNSHOT WOUND…..

AN AUTOPSY WILL BE PERFORMED TODAY……



WIX
12/14/17

57 YEAR OLD RICKEY GLENN WIX OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARDWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT.
UNION GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL
HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SUSAN WIX…..A SON; BRADLEY…..AND HIS FATHER; WILLIAM WIX  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A
SISTER; KATHY BARRET OF INAIANA…..A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…..



RUSSELBURG
12/14/17

67 YEAR OLD ELLIS OWEN RUSSELBURG, SENIOR  OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT
SCOTTSVILLE….FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 10 AT CECIL FUNERAL HOME IN WHITESVILLE WITH
BURIAL IN ST. MARY OF THE WOODS CEMETERY WITH MILITARY HONORS….VISITATION WILL BE FROM 10 THIS MORNING UNTIL
SEVEN TONIGHT AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..AND AFTER THREE TOMORROW AFTERNOON (FRI) AT CECIL FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BRENDA ANN RADFORD RUSSELBURG……A SON; “JR” OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER; MELISSA
RUSSELBURG OF FRANKLIN….AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; BEE AND BOBBY HAYNES OF WHITESVILLE……




SPORTS
12/14/17

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNOR VARSITY TEAMS TRAVEL TO  BOWLING GREEN……

AND THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……



THE PREDATORS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT  TO EDMONTON….







SCHOOL BOARD
12/13/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR FINAL MEETING OF THE YEAR LAST NIGHT…..AND PRIMARY CENTER
PRINCIPAL TIM WILSON INFORMED THE BOARD THAT THEIR  “KINDERGARTEN READINESS SCORES”  HAD REACHED A NEW
HEIGHT……

THE MEDICAL CLINIC AT THE HIGH SCHOOL IS OPEN AND  PROVING TO BE VERY SUCCESSFUL…..

YESTERDAY…..THE CLINIC SAW 14 PATIENTS…….



FEDERAL MOGUL EXPANSION
12/13/17

THE FEDERAL-MOGAL PLANT IN GLASGOW……HAS ANNOUNCED AN EIGHT-POINT-SEVEN MILLION DOLLAR EXPANSION…..THAT  
WILL  CREATE 25 FULL-TIME JOBS….. FEDERAL-MOGAL CURRENLTY EMPLOYS  172……

THE INVESTMENT WILL COVER THE COST OF CONSTRUCTION OF A 15-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT EXPANSION OF THE CURRENT
FACILITY AND THE PURCHASE OF NEW EQUIPMENT…..

THE FACILITY PRODUCES BRAKE DRUM FRICTION  FOR O-E-M’s AND THE COMMERICAL VEHICLE AFTERMARKET…..AND WITH
THE EXPANSION ….THE PLANT WILL PRODUCE  ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLION AIR  DISC PADS ANNUALLY…….



REPORT CRIME ON LINE
12/13/17

THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT CAN NOW HAVE CRIMES REPORTED TO THEM ON-LINE….INSTEAD OF SOMEONE
HAVING TO CALL THE DEPARTMENT OR WAIT FOR AN OFFICER TO ARRIVE….

TO REPORT A CRIME….GO ON-LINE TO THE “CITY OF BOWLING GREEN” WEB-SITE AND CLICK ON THE LINK FOR….CITIZEN ON-
LINE POLCIE REPORT…..WHERE SEVERAL DIFFERENT TYPLES OF CRIMES   CAN BE REPORTED….

OFFICERS  SAY THE NEW  ON-LINE REPORTING SYSTEM WILL BE A CONVENIENCE TO CITIZENS IN FILING REPORTS….AND IT
WILL GIVE THEM A MORE ACCURATE LOOK AT  CRIME THAT’S OCCURING……



METEORITE EXHIBIT
12/13/17

A NEW EXHIBIT  AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE PLANETARIUM INCLUDES METEORITES THAT VISITORS CAN TOUCH….

THE EXHIBIT…..WHICH OPENS DECEMBER 17TH…..INCLUDES 90 METEORITES AND DUST FROM MARS….AMONG THE 132
SPECIMENS WHICH VISITORS CAN SEE AND FEEL…..

ADMISSION IS FREE  AND THE EXHIBIT WILL BE OPEN TO VISITORS DURING WEEK-END PUBLIC SHOWS…..



SPORTS
12/13/17

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN EAST  LAST NIGHT  AND SPLIT WITH THE RAIDERS…..AS
THE LADY PATRIOTS BEAT THE LADY RAIDERS 56 TO 31……

AND THE PATRIOTS DROPPER A 45 TO 40 DECISION TO THE RAIDERS….

THE NEXT GAMES FOR BOTH TEAMS WILL BE FRIDAY NIGHT WHEN FRANKLIN/SIMPSON VISITS PATRIOT GYM…….


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..
THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO  VANCOUVER……


THE SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY BASEBALL UMPIRE ASSOCIATION WILL HAVE AN ORIENTATON FOR THOSE INDIVIDUALS
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL UMPIRE…. TONIGHT  AT SIX….AT THE MARY WOOD WELDON LIBRRARY  
IN GLASGOW……







FISCAL COURT
12/12/17

AT THIS MORNING’S ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETING…..JUDGE EXECUTIVE JOHNNY HOBDY INFORMED THE COURT THAT THE
COMMONWEALTH HAD REIMBURSED THE COUNTY ITS ROAD FLEX FUNDS……

THE COURT REAPPOINTED SHAWN MCPHERSON AND AL PEDIGO TO THE ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION BOARD….APPROVED THE
TWENTY-18 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE AND NIGHT MEETING SCHEDULE…..
AND DO TO THE HOLIDAYS…..APPROVED MOVING THE NEXT MEETING WHICH IS SCHEDULED FOR DECEMEBR 26TH……TO
DECEMBER 28TH AT SIX AT SCOTTSVILLE FIRE STATON NUMBER TWO…..



FLAGS TO  HALF STAFF
12/12/13

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS DIRECTED THAT FLAGS ON ALL STATE OFFICE  BUILDING BE LOWERED TO HALF STAFF
TOMORROW (WED)…..IN HONOR OF MARINE  P-F-C  ALBERT STANGE OF MAMMOTH CAVE….WHO WAS 18 YEARS OLD WHEN DIED
IN THE  BATTLE  OF TARAWA  IN NOVEMBER 1943…..
THE GOVERNOR ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS…..BUSINESSES…..ORGANIZATIONS….. AND GOVERNMENT AGENCISE TO JOIN IN
THIS TRIBUTE TO P-F-C STRANGE BY LOWERING THEIR FLAGS TO HALF-STAFF…..

IN MAY OF THIS YEAR……POW/MIA REPRESENTATIVES TRAVELED TO TARAWA WHERE THE REMAINS OF P-F-C STRANGE WERE
IDENTIFIED…..
AND FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED)  12NOON AT BOB HUNT FUNERAL CHAPEL IN CAVE CITY…… WITH BURIAL
IN CAVE CITY CEMETERY WITH FULL MILITARY HONORS…..



TROOPER APPLICATIONS UP
12/12/17

KENTUCKY STATE POLICE  SAY TROOPER APPLICATIONS HAVE INCREASED SINCE CHANGES  WERE MADE TO ITS
RECRUITMENT POLICY….

THE POLICY CHANGE REQUIRES APPLICANTS HAVE A  HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR     G-E-D CERTIFICATE….PLUS THREE YEARS
OF WORK EXPERIENCE……
PREVIOUSLY…..APPLICANTS NEEDED MILITRAY OR LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE….OR ENOUGH COLLEGE CREDIT HOURS  
COMPLETED  FOR AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE…..

CURRENTLY THE STATE POLICE  HAS OVER 800 SWORN OFFICERS…..WITH 500 OF THOSE BEING ROAD  TROOPERS…..THE
AGENCY IS CONSIDERED AT FULL STRENGTH WITH  ONE-THOUSAND-70 SWORN OFFICERS……




CITY COUNCIL
12/12/17

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL HELD THEIR FINAL MEETING OF THE YEAR LAST NIGHT….AND CONDUCTED MOSTLY ROUTINE
BUSINESS….
ASSISTANT POLICE CHIEF DARRIN TABOR TOLD THE COUNCIL THAT THE CHURCH SECURITY MEETING THAT WAS HELD
SATURDAY…..WAS VERY SUCCESSFUL……

THE COUNCIL WAS ALSO INFORMED THAT THE WEST MAIN STREET RENOVATION PROJECT SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY THE
END OFJANUARY…..WEATHER PERMITTING……



GENERAL FUND REVENUE
12/12/17

THE COMMONWEALTH’S  GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS  ROSE TWO-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN NOVEMBER WHEN COMPARED TO
LAST YEAR….
TOTAL REVEENUES FOR THE MONTH WERE  908-MILLION DOLLARS….COMPARED TO 883-MILLION DURING NOVEMBER TWENTY-
16…..

GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS HAVE NOW RISEN ONE-POINT-ONE PERCENT FOR THE FIRST FIVE MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR…..
AND MUST INCREASE THREE-POINT-ONE PERCENT OVER THE FINAL SEVEN MONTHS OF FISCAL YEAR  TWENTY-18 TO MEET
THE OFFICIAL REVENUE ESTIMATE…..

BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON DID NOT THAT REVENUE GROWTH IN NOVEMBER WAS INCONSISTENT…..AS MOST OF THE
GAINS CAME FROM SALE AND GROSS REVENUE RECEIPTS….LED BY THE SALES AND USE TAX…..

ON THE FLIP SIDE…..INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING COLLECTIONS HAVE NOW FALLEN FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE
MONTHS……



RESIGNATION
12/12/17

REPUBLICAN  AND  DEMOCRATIC  LAWMAKERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH  ARE CALLING ON REPORSENTATIVE DAN JOHNSON….
OF BULLITT COUINTY….TO RESIGN……

A REPORT BY THE  .”KENTUCKY CENTER FOR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING”…. ALLEGES JOHNSON SEXUALLY ASSAULT A THEN
17-YEAR OLD GIRL WHO WAS SLEEPING OVER AT HIS HOUSE AS A GUEST OF ONE OF JOHNSON’S DAUGHTERS…..

ACCORDING TO THE REPORT…..LOUISVILLE POLICE INVESTIGATED THE INCIDENT….. BUT EVENTUALLY  DROPPED THE
CASE…..



SPECIAL SESSION
12/12/17

FOR THE FIRST TIME…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ACKNOWLEGDGED HE MIGHT NOT CALL A SPECIAL  SESSION OF THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY  TO DEAL WITH THE COMMONWEALTH’S  PUBLIC PENSION PROBLEMS…

BEVIN HAS SAID HE WOULD CALL A SPECIAL SESSION BEFORE THEN END OF THE YEAR…..BUT HIS PROPOSED  REVAMP OF THE
PENSION SYSTEM HAS RECEIVED SIGNIFICANT OPPOSITION FROM STATE EMPLOYEES….TEACHERS….AND EVEN MEMBERS OF  
HIS OWN PARTY  AS LAST WEEK 47-REPUBLICAN MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE SIGNED A LETTER ASKING THE GOVERNOR  NOT TO
CALL A SPECIAL SESSION….



SPORTS
12/12/17

THE PATROTS  AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TO WARREN EAST…..

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


THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATROT SWIM TEAMS TRAVEL TO THE  WARREN COUNTY AQUATIC CENTER FOR A TRI-MEET…..







NEEDLE EXCHANGE
12/11/17

BARREN FISCAL COURT WILL VOTE TOMORROW  ON A PROPOSAL TO  ESTABLISH A   “NEEDLE EXCHANGE”…..
UNDER THE PROGRAM…..INTRAVENOUS  DRUG USERS COULD ANONYMOUSLY SWAP DIRTY SYRINGES FOR CLEAN ONES  AT
THE LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT…..

RON LAFFERTY…..THE HEAD OF THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE…SAYS HE HASN’T MADE  UP HIS MIND YET ABOUT THE
PROGRAM….
HE SAYS BARREN COUNTY DOES HAVE A PROBLEM WITH “I-V”  DRUG USERS…..WHO OFTEN LEAVE NEEDLES ON ROADSIDES
OR ON PLAYGROUDS….CREATING A PUBLIC SAFETY THREAT….
HE FEARS A NEEDLE EXCHANGE WOULD BRING  IN ADDICTS FROM SURROUNDING AREAS…..BUT HE ALSO BELIEVES IT COULD
HELP DRUG ABUSERS BY EDUCATING AND STEERING THEM INTO TREATMENT…..



MED CENTER-LINDSEY WILSON
12/11/17

MED CENTER HEALTH AND LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE  HAVE SIGNED AN AGREEMENT TO ASSIST REGISTERED NURSES IN THE  

MED CENTER HEALTH FAMILEY RECEIVE  THEIR  BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING…..

THE AGREEMENT ALLOWS  NURSES…. WORKING   FULL-TIME….TO EARN AN ACCREDITED BACCALAUREATE DEGREE  IN THREE
SEMESTERS THROUGH AN ONLINE FORMAT…..WITH A REDUCED TUITION FROM LINDSEY WILSON……

ADDITIONALY….ONE MED CENTER HEALTH EMPLOYEE….IN EACH ENTERING CLASS….WILL RECEIVE THE  LINDSEY
WILSON/MED CENTER HEALTH…. R-N….B-S-N SCHOLARSHIP…..

FOR MORE INFORMATION…..GO ONLINE TO…..LINDSEY-DOT-E-D-U-FORWARD SLASH-PROGRAMS-FORWARD SLASH-N-U-R-N……



MEETINGS
12/11/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT AT 6  AND THE BEE KEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7…..

ALLEN FISCAL COURT  MEETS TOMORROW MORNING AT 9, THE HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL  MEETS TOMORROW
AFTERNOON AT 4, THE INTERNEDIATE CENTER SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED  AND THE ALLEN
COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETS TOMORROW NIGHT AT 6….

THURSDAY  MORNING  AT SEVEN-30 THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BREAKFAST CLUB MEETS,
THE LIONS CLUB MEETS THURSDAY  NIGHT AT SIX-30 AND THE JAYCEES AND FISH AND GAME CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7……



SPORTS
12/11/17

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARISTY BASKETBALL TEAMS TRAVEL TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS  ARE AT HOME TO PLAY BARREN COUNTY……


MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL HAS  THE PATRIOTS TRAVELING TO MIAMI….







TERM LIMIT BILL
12/08/17

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS MAY THAT THE OPPORTUNITY TO VOTE TERM LIMITS FOR THEMSELVES WHEN THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY CONVENES NEXT MONTH….

REPRESSENTATIVE JIM  DUPLESSIS…FROM  ELIZABETHTOWN….HAS PRE-FILED A PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
THAT WOULD  LIMIT SENATE MEMBERS TO FOUR….FOUR YEAR TERMS  AND HOUSE MEMEBRS TO SIX…TWO YEAR TERMS….
NOT INCLUDING PARTIAL TERMS…..

LEGISLATORS WOULD BE ALLOWED TO RUN AGAIN….AFTER SITTING OUT OF OFFICE FOR AT LEAT TWO YEARS….AND THE
PROPOSAL WOULD BE APPLICABLE FOR ANYONE ELECTED IN OR AFTER NOVEMBER  TWENY-18…..AND WOULD NOT BE
RETROACTIVE…..



ELECTION FILING
12/08/17

ANOTHER FILING FOR THE TWENTY-18 ELECTION REPORTED BY THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE…..

REPUBLICAN TODD BRANSFORD HAS FILED TO RUN FOR MAGISTRATE IN DISTRICT ONE…..        



BLOOD MOBILE
12/08/17


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

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 LAST 56-DAYS…..

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



SPORTS
12/08/17

THE PATROTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TO TAKE ON CUMBERLAND COUNTY……

TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX….AND THE CORE’S  “LITTLE  DRIBBLERS”… COMPOSED OF KINDERGARTEN THRU THIRD
GRADE STUDENTS  WILL BE PERFORMING AT HALF TIME OF THE GIRL’S GAME…..

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


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATROTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO BOWLING GREEN LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED BOTH GAMES…..
THE LADY PATRIOTS WERE DEFEATED BY THE LADY PURPLES….

AND THE PATRIOTS DROPPED A 67 TO 44 DECISION TO THE PURPLES…







SPECIAL MEETING
12/07/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT AND SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL…..ALONG WITH THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BOARD….MET IN
SPECAIL SESSION YESTRDAY AFTERNOON TO DISCUSS THE PURCHASE OF LAND…..

AN  APPROXIMATELY   ONE HOUR CLOSED SESSION WAS HELD…..WITH NO ACTON BEING TAKEN……




DOWNTOWN
12/07/17

THE NEXT HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS…..SPONSORED BY THE DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS AND THE HEART OF SCOTTSVILLE…..IS
TONIGHT…..

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS WILL  BE FROM SIX UNTIL EIGHT TONIGHT…..



ARSON ARREST
12/07/17

AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN CONNECTION WITH A RESIDENTIAL FIRE….LAST DECEMBER…..IN CUB RUN…..

THE HART COUNTY GRAND JURY RETURNED AN INDICTMENT   ON 35 YEAR OLD  AMANDA WRIGHT  OF GREENVILLE-INDIANA….
CHARGING HER  WITH ONE COUNT OF ARSON  AND SIX COUNTS OF WANTON ENDANGERMENT…..

WRIGHT….WHO  WAS ARRESTED IN CLARK COUNTY-INDIANA TUESDAY….IS AWAITING EXTRADITION BACK TO KENTUCKY…..



SPORTS
12/07/17

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


THE MIDDLE SCHOOL  BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM GOES TO DRAKES CREEK THIS AFTERNOON….
WHILE  THE GIRL’S TEAM HOSTS DRAKES CREEK…..….







FLAGS TO HALF STAFF
12/06/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAD DIRECTED THAT FLAGS ON ALL STATE OFFICE BUILDINGS BE LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF
TOMORROW…..DECEMBER SEVENTH…..IN OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL PEARL HARBOR REMEMBERANCE DAY…..

THIS IS IN MEMORY AND HONOR  OF THE MORE THAN 24-HUNDRED AMERICANS WHO DIED IN THE SURPRISE ATTACK ON THE  
“U-S”  FLEET’S PEARL  HARBOR BASE IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF  DECEMBER SEVENTH….1941….

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS…..BUSINESSES…. ORGAIZATIONS….AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES  TO JOIN
IN THIS TRIBUE…….



STOLEN VEHICLE RECOVERY
12/06/17

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE RECOVERED A STOLEN VAN AT ACE HARDWARD YESTERDAY….OFFICER GARTH BRAGG RESPONDED TO
A  SHOPLIFTING COMPLAINT…..AHD TOOK   23 YEAR OLD ELVIS TISON THE THRID OF MORGANTOWN INTO CUSTODY……

WHEN   SERGEANT WAYDE KNOX ARRIVED…HE OBSERVED A VAN IN THE PARKIN GLOT THAT MATCHED THE DESCRIPTION OF A
VAN REPORTED STOLEN EARLIER IN THE DAY…..IT WAS CONFIRMED THE  WAS STOLEN  AND THAT TISON WAS THE DRIVER……
AND HE WAS CHARGED WITH   RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY UNDER 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS  AND CRIMINAL MISCHIEF AND
LODGED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER……



ELECTION FILING
12/06/17

ANOTHER FILING FOR THE TWENTY-18 ELECTION……REPORTED BY THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE…..

REPUBLICAN TERRY TUCK HAS FILED TO RUN FOR MAGISTRATE IN DISTRICT ONE……



HUMAN REMAINS FOUND
12/06/17

STATE POLICE ARE CONDUCTING A DEATH INVESTIGATION IN LOGAN COUNTY….

YESTERDAY….APPARENT HUMAN REMAINS WERE FOUND IN A WOODED AREA…ON WILLOW POND ROAD….NEAR AUBURN……

THE REMAINS  HAVE BEEN TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL EXAMINER’S OFFICE IN MADISONVILLE FOR FURTHER
EXAMINATION…..



HANEY REELECTED
12/06/17

DELEGATES AT THE 98TH ANNUAL KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU  MEETING  HAVE          RE-ELECTED  MARK HANEY….FROM PULASKI
COUNTY….. AS  PRESIDENT….

ALSO RE-ELECTED WERE WEBSTER COUNTY’S EDDIE MELTON  AS FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT…..AND HART COUNTY’S FRITZ
GIESECKE AS SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT……

THEY…..ALONG WITH EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT DAVID BECK…COMPRISE K-F-B’s EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE……



GRAY RUNNING FOR CONGRESS
12/07/17

LEXINGTON MAYOR JIM GRAY HAS ANNOUNCED  HE WILL SEEK THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION IN KENTUCKY’S SIXTH
CONGRESSION DISTRICT…..WHICH REPUBLICAN ANDY BARR HAS HELD SINCE TWENTY-13…..

GRAY WILL FACE OPPOSITION FROM AT LEAST THREE OTHER CANDIDATES SEEKING THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION…..

IN TWENTY-16…..GRAY RAN A STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN FOR SENATE….LOSING TO SENATOR RAND PAUL…..



FARM INCOME UP
12/06/17

NET FARM INCOME AND AGRICULTURAL CASH RECEIPTS ARE FORECAST TO REBOUND  IN KEKTUCKY……BUT REMAIN  BELOW
RECORD LEVELS….

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMISTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY……ARE PROJECTING TWENTY-17   FARM CASH RECEIPTS  TO
BE FIVE-POINT-SIX  BILLION DOLLARS…..A THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT INCREASE FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR…...AND
PRELIMINARY INDICATIONS ALSO POINT TO A MODEST INCREASE IN NET FARM INCOME…..

FOR TWENTY-18……ASSUMING A NORMAL GROWING SEASON……THE COMMONWEALTH’S  “AG”  CASH RECEIPTS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE SLIGHTLY HIGHER….AT FIVE-POINT-SEVEN BILLION DOLLARS….WITH MODEST GAINS  IN POULTRY…..
HORSES…..AND  SOYBEANS……OFFSETTING EXPECTED LOSSES IN TOBACCO…..CORN……AND CATTLE…..

KENTUCKY IS FOLLOWING  A NATONAL TREND WITH “ U-S”  FARM INCOME AND CASH RECEIPTS ALSO SEEING   A SLIGHT
REBOUND….BUT STILL WELL BELOW RECORD-SETTING LEVELS……



SPORTS
12/06/17

THE PATROTS AND  LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY…..AND THE LADY PATRIOTS
DROPPED A 48 TO 46 DECISION TO THE  TROJANETTES IN OVERTIME……

AND THE PATRIOTS LOST TO THE TROJANS  OF 55 TO 39

THE NEXT GAMES FOR BOTH TEAMS WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT WHEN THEY TRAVEL TO BOWLING GREEN…..



THE BASKETBALL SEASON IS JUST GETTING STARTED…..
BUT THE SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY BASEBALL UMPIRE ASSOCIATION WILL HAVE AN ORIENTATON FOR THOSE INDIVIDUALS
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL UMPIRE…. DECEMBER 13TH AT SIX….AT THE MARY WOOD WELDON
LIBRRARY  IN GLASGOW……
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL   SEVEN-NINE-ONE-18-45……







NEW TIP LINE
12/05/17

TWO MEMBERS OF THE KENTUCKY HOUSE….HAVE FILED A BILL TO CREATE A….. LEGISLATIVE TIP LINE…..TO CONFIDENTIALLY
REPORT  WRONG DOING  WITHIN THE LEGISLATURE….INCLUDING HARASSMENT…..DISCRIMINATION…..ETHICAL OR OFFICIAL
MISCONDUCT….THEFT….AND  FRAUD….

THE BILL WOULD REQUIRE THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION  ENSURE THE TIP LINE PHONE NUMBER IS AVAILABLE TO
EMPLOYEES….AND ACCESSIBLE   24 HOURS  A DAY…..SEVEN DAYS A WEEK…

WITHIN TWO HOURS OF RECEIVING A COMPLAINT…..THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE COMMISSION WILL REVIEW THE
COMPLAINT…..AND WILL HAVE  24-HOURS TO NOTIFY THE ALLEGED PERPETRATOR OF THE COMPLAINT AND THE
ALLEGATIONS…..

CURENLTY….COMPLAINTS MADE BY EMPLOYEES OF THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION ARE REPORTED TO THE SAME
BODY  THAT INVESTIGATES AND REPORTS TO LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP…..



ARREST
12/05/17

THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT ARRESTS A FOUNTIAN RUN MAN….

DEPUTIES WENT TO A RESIDENCE…..TO FOLLOW UP ON AN INVESTIGATION….AND FOUND ROBERT D. JESSIE WHO APPEARED
TO BE UNDER THE INFLUENCE….SITTING IN A VEHICLE  IN THE DRIVEWAY….
JESSIE FAILED A FIELD SOBRIETY TEST….AND WAS CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLEUCNCE-SECOND OFFENCE AND
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH……



ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU AWARD
12/05/17

AT THE 98TH KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU ANNUAL MEETING….
THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU WAS RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING MEMBERSHIP AND PROGRAM ACHIEVEMENT….

THE AWARD HONORS COUNTY FARM BUREAUS WHO MEET THE COMPANY’S PROFITABILITY REQUIREMENTS  AND WHOSE
INSURANCE POLICY GROWTH MEETS OR EXCEEDS ITS ANNUAL GROWTH GOAL…..



SPORTS
12/05/17

THE PATRIOTS  AND LADY PATRIOTS  RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY……
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME IS SIX……AND 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-40 THIS
AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO DALLAS……







HIGHWAY 98 IMPROVEMENT
12/01/17

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET HAS INFORMED NEWSWATCH THAT A PROJECT TO IMPROVE A SECTION OF
KENTUCKY-98….IN DURHAM SPRINGS…IS SET TO BEGIN…..SIGNS WILL BE PUT IN PLACE AND LAND CLEARING WILL BEGIN AS
EARLY  AS THIS WEEK…

A NEW ALIGNMENT OF  KENTUCKY-98  WILL BE CREATED  FROM APPROXIMATELY MILE POINT  THREE-DOT-ONE  NEAR DURHAM  
SPRINGS  ROAD….TO MILE POINT FOUR-DOT-FIVE  NEAR STEWART ROAD……

THE NEW ROUTE IS ABOUT A MILE LONG AND WILL FEATURE A STRAIGHTER ROADWAY TO IMPROVE SAFETY  OVER THE
CURRENT  ROUTE WHICH HAS MULTIPLE CURVES…..

THE NEW ALIENGMENT IS EXPENCT TO OPEN TO TRAFFIC IN THE FALL OF TWENTY-18…..



SHOOTING-UPDATE
12/01/17

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE CONTINUING INVESTIGATING  A  SHOOTNG THAT HAPPENED ON EAST POPLAR LAST NIGHT….

OFFICERS SAY AN UNKNOW PERSON FIRED MULTIPLE SHOTS….WITH ONE OF THE BULLETS  HITTING  21 YEAR OLD NATHANIEL
DAWSON IN  LEG….AND HE AS TRANSPORTED  TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER….

THE SHOOTER REMAINS AT LARGE….HOWEVER…AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN CONNECTION WITH THE SHOOTING….
DETECTIVE JOHN ROSE CHARGED 42 YEAR OLD PENNY L. CHANDLER OF BETHPAGE WITH ASSAULT, TAMPERING WITH PHYSICL
EVIDENCE AND FALSELY REPORTING AN  INCIDENT…….



SHOOTING
12/01/17

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A  SHOOTNG THAT HAPPENED ON EAST POPLAR LAST NIGHT….

OFFICERS SAY AN UNKNOW PERSON FIRED MULTIPLE SHOTS….WITH ONE OF THE BULLETS  HITTING  21 YEAR OLD NATHANIEL
DAWSON IN  LEG….AND HE AS TRANSPORTED  TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER….

THERE IS NO MOTIVE FOR THE SHOOTING AT THIS TIME…..AS  THE SHOOTER REMAINS ON THE LOOSE…..



22ND DISTRICT FILING
12/01/17

A SIMPSON COUNTY RESIDENT HAS FILED TO RUN FOR THE KENTUCKY STATE HOUSE’S  22ND DISTRICT….WHICH INCLUDES
ALLEN…..SIMPSON…..AND A PORTION OF WARREN COUNTIES….

REPUBLICAN BRIAN GANN…..A RETIRED KENTKCY STATE TROOPER…..LIVES IN FRANKLIN….

CURRENT REPRESENTATIV E WILSON STONE HAS FILED TO RUN FOR REELECTION……



CALVERT BOND REVOKED
12/01/17

A SCOTTSVILLE MAN  CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER… HAS HAD HIS BOND REVOKED….

75 YEAR OLD WILLIAM CALVERT WILL BE ADMITTED TO  RIVENDELL OR THE KENTUCKY CORRECTIONAL PSYCHIATIC CENTER
FOR EVALUATION….
A PRELIMINARTY HEARING IS SET FOR DECEMBER  20TH AT 11-30……

CALVERT SHOT 47 YEAR OLLD JEFFERY POWELL…..A NORTH CENTRAL TELEPHONE EMPLOYEE…WHILE HE WAS ON A SERVICE
CALL  AT CALVERT’S RESIDENCE…..

CALVERT’S WIFE WAS ALSO AT HOME AT THE TIME…..BUT WASN’T INJURED…..



PITINO SUES LOUISVILLE
12/01/17

FORMER LOUISVILLE MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH….RICK PITINO….HAS FILED A FEDERAL LAWSUIT AGAINST THE  “U OF L”  
ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION…..

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURINAL….PITINO IS SEEKING MORE THAN               35-MILLION DOLLARS IN THE BREACH OF
CONTRACT SUIT…..

THE UNIVERSITY FIRED PITINO IN OCTOBER AFTER HE WAS LINKED TO AN  F-B-I INVESTIGATION INVOLVING BRIBES TO  
RECRUITS…..



SPORTS
12/01/17

THE PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT…..AS THEY TRAVEL TO RUSSELLVILLE…..HEAD COACH NICK
CHAYKOWSKY……
NEWS-1………….:12………..Q-
IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME…..ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL
12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…. LOVE-FM…..WVLE….STARTING AT SEVEN-10 TONIGHT……



THE FIRST TWO HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED….

AS BEECHWOOD TAKES ON RACE LAND IN THE ONE “A” GAME….
AND BOYLE COUNTY TANGLES  WITH CORBIN  IN THE THREE “A” GAME…..







ALLEN LIBRARY
11/30/17

THE SOUTH CENTRAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD HAS ANNOUNCED A NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY
PUBLIC LIBRARY…..AS THEIR NEWEST AFFILIATE SITE…..

AS A PARTNER….AND THE ONLY AFFILIATE SITE IN ALLEN COUNTY….THE LIBRARY WILL OFFER COMPUTER ACCESS FOR JOB
SEARCH…..PROVIDE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT RELEASES  FOR THE REGION…..HOST  JOB PREPARATION WORKSHOPS…..AND
PROVIDE LIMITED ASSISTANCE FOR RESUME WRITING….



HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
11/30/17

BEGINNING TONIGHT…..AND FOR THE NEXT THREE THURSDAY NIGHTS….YOU’RE INVITED DOWNTOWN FOR “HOME FOR THE
HOLIDAYS”….
.
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS WILL BE FROM SIX TO EIGHT EACH THURSDAY NIGHT……



TREES
11/30/17

THE FRIENDS OF THE  “L AND N”  DEPOT  ARE HOSTING THE FIRST…..CHRISTMAS IN SCOTTSVILLE…..AT THE WASHINGTON
CENTER….AS  INDIVIDUALS  WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A DONATED…..DECORATED CHRISTMAS TREE  WITH
THE  PROCEEDS  GOING TO THE DEPOT RENOVATION….
THOSE  INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS DISPLAYING TREES CAN BEGIN SETTING THEM UP TODAY…..

VIEWING OF THE TREES WILL BE TOMORROW AND SATURDAY……



CONCERT
11/30/17

TONIGHT….AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH…..THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE ARTS COUNCIL WILL PRESENT “A MUSIC
CITY CHRISTMAS”……

TONIGHT’S CONCERT BEGINS AT SEVEN……



SPORTS
11/30/17

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BOY’S BASKETBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……
WHILE THE GIRL’S  TEAM  IS AT HOME TO PLAY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY VANCOUVER…..







PRIMARY CENTER SITE BASSED
11/20/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY PRIMARY CENTER IS NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR A MINORITY PARENT REPRESENTATIVE  ON THE
SCHOOL’S SITE BASED COUNCIL….AS ACCORDING TO STATE LAW…...A SCHOOL’S SITE BASED COUNCIL MUST HAVE A
MINORITY REPORSENTATIVE IF THE SCHOOL HAS A MINORITY POPULATION OF EIGHT PERCENT OR MORE…..

THE NOMINEE MUST BE A PARENT….FOSTER-PARENT….OR  LEGAL GUARDIAN OF A CURRENT PRIMARY CENTER STUDENT….
AND THE NOMINEE MUST BE A MINORITY…. WHICH  INCLUDES  AMERICAN-INDIAN.….ALASKAN-NATIVE….AFRICAN-AMERICAN…
HISPANIC..…PACIFIC ISLANDER….OR OTHER ETHNIC GROUP UNDER-REPRESENTED IN THE SCHOOL……
NOT ELIGIBLE FOR NOMINATION ARE EMPLOYEES OF THE PRIMARY CENTER OR THEIR FAMILIES…...EMPLOYEES  AT THE BOARD
OF EDUCATION AND THEIR FAMILIES…..OR ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS….

A SPECIAL ELECTION WILL BE HELD DECEMBER SEVENTH…..



ELECTION FILING
11/29/17

ANOTHER FILING REPORTED BY THE ALLEN COUNTY CERK’S OFFICE FOR THE TWENTY-18 ELECTION……

FRANKLIN FOSTER HAS FILED TO RUN FOR RE-ELECTION TO SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL…….



FAVATA
11/29/17

66 YEAR OLD CASPER BERNARD FAVATA OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION HOSPITAL IN
NASHVILLE…..AND THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OF MEMORIAL SERVICE AT THIS TIME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LEDA FAVATA….TWO STEP-SONS AND STEP-DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DARRELL AND KIM RIPPY OF
TENNESSEE AND JEFFERY AND TAMMY RIPPY OF FRANKLIN….A BROTHER; JIM….AND A SISTER; SANDY JONES BOTH OF
ILLINOIS…..SEVERAL STEP-GRANDCHILDREN AND STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



STRAZZI
11/29/17

49 YEAR OLD LOUIS NORMAN STRAZZI OF BOWLING GREEN DIED THURSDAY…..AND A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A
LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; ATHENA AND MARK PRIQUETTE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GLORIANNA
RANDY SATTERLEE OF FLORIDA….A NIECE AND TWO NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE……



LASSITER
11/29/17

73 YEAR OLD LINDA FAY LASSITER OF GOODLETTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HENDERSONVILLE  MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL
SERVICES FOR THE SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON  AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH
BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISIATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (WED) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO POTTER’S CHILDREN’S HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; CANDY RALPH…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AND DONNA FARLEY…..AND TWO
SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; PATSY JO LANE AND DEBBIE AND DAVID GOODIN ALL OF TENNESSEE……THREE
GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/29/17

THE LADY PATRIOTS OPENED THE SEASON LAST AS THEY DROPPED A  73 TO 45 DECISION TO SOUTH WARREN…

AND THE  PATRIOTS RANAWAY FROM THE SPARTANS  63 TO 30….

THE NEXT GAME FOR THE LADY PATRIOTS WILL BE DECEMBER FIFTH….AND THE NEXT GAME FOR THE PATRIOTS  IS FRIDAY…..







STUDENT FEDERAL AID
11/28/17

AC/S STUDENTS….PARENTS…..AND GUARDIANS WILL HAVE SEVERAL OPPORTUNITIES  TO MEET WITH A FREE APPLICATION
FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AIR VERIFICATION REPRESENTATIVE AT THE HIGH SCHOOL…..

APPOINTMENTS CAN BE SCHEDULED BY CONTACTING COLLEGE AND CAREER COUNSELOR LAURA CARTER AT SIX-TWO-TWO-
47-11…..

DATES AND TIMES AVAILABLE  ARE  TOMORROW  FROM  ONE TO THREE…..
TUESDAY….DECEMBER  FIFTH  FORM  8 TO 11…..
ANDMODAY….JANUARY EIGHTH  FROM 12NOON TO THREE……

THE MEETINGS  WILL BE HELD IN THE HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY……



FATAL FIRE-HART
11/28/17

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A FATAL RESIDENTAL FIRE IN HART COUNTY…. AUTHORITIES WERE CALLED TO ONE-92
RIORDAN  ROAD….WHERE AN UNIDENTIFIED SUBJECT WAS DISCOVERED…..DECEASSED…..IN A BEDROOM INSIDE THE
RESIDENCE…..

NO FOUL PLAY IS SUSPECTED…AND NO OTHER DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED……



ALLEN COUNTY WATER
11/28/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT HAS NOTIFIED  NEWSWATCH THAT TOMORROW…..PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 98 WILL BE
WITHOUT WATER FOR PART OF THE DAY…..FOR LINE REPAIRS…..STARTING AROUND BAYS BEND ROAD TO THE END OF
BROWNSFORD ROAD……



SPORTS
11/28/17

THE PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS TRAVEL TO MONROE COUNTY…..

AND THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  BASKETBALL TEAMS OPEN THE SEASON AS THEY GO TO SOUTH WARREN…….LADY
PATRIOT HEAD COACH  BRAD BONDS……
NEWS-3……….:18………..Q-THE POST SEASON
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRL’S GAME S SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON
SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE….STARTING AT FIVE-40 THIS AFTERNOON……


PATRIOT SENIOR QUARTERBACK……CHASE WILSON….HAS BEEN NAMED THE CLASS-FOUR-A……REGIONS-ON…..DISTRICT
TWO PLAYER OF THE YEAR BY THE KENTUCKY FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIAON…..

WILSON HOLDS THE SCHOOL RECORDS FOR PASSING YARDS….TOUCHDOWNS….. TOTAL COMPLETED PASSSES…AND TOTAL
ATTEMPTED PASSES…….







PLANE CRASH REPORT
11/27/27

THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD HAS RELEASED A PRELIMINARY REPORT  ON A SMALL PLANE  CRASH  NEAR
FOUNTAIN RUN….EARLIER THIS MONTH… THAT CLAIMED FOUR LIVES…

INVESTIGATORS  SAY THE SINGLE-ENGINE PLANE WENT INTO A SERIES OF ERRATIC TURNS…..FOLLOWED BY A SHAP DIVE INTO
THE GROUND….
THERE WAA A SOLID CLOUD LAYER…..BETWEEN TWO-AND- EIGHT THOUSAND FEET IN THE AREA AT THE TIME…..AND THE PILOT
DIDN’T FILE A FLIGHT PLAN OR OBTAIN A WEATHER BREIFING BEFORE DEPARTURE…..



JONES        
11/27/17

62 YEAR OLD MICHAEL RAY JONES OF BOWLING GREEN DIED  FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES)  AFTERNOON AT  THREE  AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEW BETHEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST
CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JEANNIE STICE JONES…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  MIKEY & TRACY KEIFFER AND
MARK AND LUCUS MICHAEL  ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..AND  THREE SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;  BRENDA AND DANNY
GROECSCHEN OF KINGS MOUNTAIN AND  BOBBIE  MEARES  AND  STACEY JONES BOTH OF ELIZABETHTOWN….SEVERAL
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



HARWOOD
11/27/17

84 YEAR OLD ROBERT GENE HARWOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH
BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL OME…..
AND MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO THE SHADY GROVE GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY FUND……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BARBARA CORNWELL HARWOOD…..A SON; JONATHON….AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;
CYNTHIA AND TIM RICHARDS ALL OF BOWLING GREEN….TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; CLYDE AND SUE NELL OF
HOLLAND AND CECIL AND BARBARA OF BOWLING GRREEN…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; LEATRICE WIX AND HUSBAND CHARLES OF
SCOTTSVILLE…….A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES……



MEETINGS
11/27/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4 AND ROYAL ARCH AND COUNCIL AND ALL
FISCAL COURT ALL MEET TOMORRO NIGHT AT 7…….



SPORTS
11/27/17

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRL’S BASKETBALL  TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY….
WHILE THE BOY’S TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS TRAVEL  TO LOGAN COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT  FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS  HOST GREENWOOD……







ELECTON FILINGS
11/24/17

ANOTHER FILING FOR THE TWENTY-18 ELECTION REPORTED BY THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE….

REPUBLICAN JOSEPH MIKE YOUNGBLOOD HAS FILED TO RUN FOR CONSTABLE IN DISTRICT TWO……



ARREST
11/24/17

WHILE SERVING A WARRANT AT A RESIDENCE  ON DRIPPING SPRINGS ROAD…. DEPUTYS FROM THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’
S DEPARTMENT LOCATED AN ACTIVE METH LAB…..
THE BARREN COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE WAS CONTACTED TO DISMANTLE THE LAB AND CONDUCTE THE INVESTIGATIONS…..

44 YEAR OLD LONUS WINCHESTER, 38 YEAR OLD CHRISTPOER OBRIEN, 45 YEAR OLD STONEY WINCHESTER, 37 YEAR OLD
BABBARA STILTS  AND 50 YEAR OLD  GUYLA DETHRIDGE…ALL OF GLASGOW…WERE CHANGED WITH MANUFAXCTURING METH
AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA….

LONUS WINCHESTER WAS ADDITIONALLY CHARGED WITH   POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH, TAMPERING
WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE AND WAS SERVED AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT…..
AND OBRIEN  WAS SERVED  THREE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS………



SHOCKLEY
11/24/17

85 YEAROLD WILLIAM EVERETT SHOCKLY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO-30 AT NEW BETHEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN
THE CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITAITON BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND
AFTER ONE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE CHURCH…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION OR THE ALZHEIMERS ASSOCIATION…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JANE SHOCKLEY…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KAREN AND BOB DAVIS OF LEXINGTON…..TWO
BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; BUEL AND SUE OF ADOLPHUS AND TERRY AND JO OF FRANKFROT…..AND A SISTER; JANICE
HENDRIX OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE



SPORTS
11/24/17

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS CONTINUE….

IN CLASS ONE “A”…..CAMPBELLSVILLE GOES AGAINST BEECHWOOD…..
CLASS TWO “A”…..FINDS GLASGOW BATTLING DANVILLE…..
IN CLASS FOUR “A”….FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TAKES ON COLLINS
AND IN CLASS FIVE “A”….SOUTH WARREN GOES AGAINST COVINGTON CATHOLIC……


THE PREDATORS GO TO SAINT LOUIS…..


THE LADY TOPPERS TAKE ON MERCER IN THE GEORGIA STATE TOURNAMENT IN ATLANTA…..

THE TOPPERS PLAY  S-M-U  FOR FIFTH PALCE IN THE…..BATTLE-4-ATLANTIS







THANKSGIVING CLOSINGS
11/22/17

HERE ARE YOUR THANKSGIVING CLOSINGS…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT OFFICE CLOSING AT 12NOON TODAY AND WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY…..
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED TOMORROW….
FEDERAL OFFICES AND POST OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY…..
COUNTY OFFICES, STATE OFFICES, EXTENSION OFFICE AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY…..TOMORROW’S  TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP MONDAY AND FRIDAY’S
TRASH ROUTES WILL BE RUN TUESDAY…..
COUNTY CLERK, CIRCUIT CLERK, SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICES, TRANSFER STATION AND ANIMAL SHELTER CLOSED
TOMORROW, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY…..
CORE CLOSED TOMORROW  AND OPEN FRIDAY FROM  EIGHT TO FOUR-30…….



SULLIVAN
11.22.17

73 YEAR OLD JOHN L. SULLIVAN OF BETHAPAGE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE
ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MAPLE GROVE
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON FRIDAY AT THE FUNERAL H OME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS  COMMON LAW WIFE;  BETTY TUCKER…..TWO SONS; LANCE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND SHANE OF BOWLING
GREEN….FOUR DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW;  MACHELL TESTERMANN AND RACHEL SULLIVAN BOTH OF BOWLING GREEN,
KAREN AND MIKE RANDOLPH OF FRANKLIN AND JANE REID OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW;
PAUL AND FRANCES AND BILLY AND VIRGINIA  ALL OF ADOLPHUS AND ROY OF SCOTTSVILLE……13 GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



CARTER
11/22/17
68 YEAR OLD PHILLIPS LEVI CARTER OF ADOLPHUS DIED MONDAY AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CARTER’S CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFER 11-30 FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LISA CARTER…..FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; RODNEY AND CHRISTA AND JASON AND
DAWN ALL OF INDIANA, COLBY OF TENNESSEE AND MICHAEL AND MAKAYLA OF SCOTTSVILLE……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;
TAMMI AND BRIAN TURNER OF GLASGOW….AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; LELON AND INEZ OF ADOLPHUS……SIX
GRRANDCHILDREN, A GREAT-GRANDCHILD  AND FIVE  STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE….. ..



SPORTS
11/22/17

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONTREAL……



THE UNIVERSITY  OF LOUISVILLE SAYS IN AN APPEAL…..THAT THE N-C-A-A’s COMMITTEE ON INFRACTIONS IMPOSED  ”GROSSLY
EXCESSIVEE”   PENALITIES IN ORDERING THE SCHOOL TO VACATE  IT  TWENTY-13 MEN’S  BASKETBBALL CHAMPSIONSHIP AND
TOURNAMENT REVENUE FOR A SEX SCANDAL…..

IN JUNE   THE N-C-A-A  PLACE THE CARDINALS ON FOUR YEARS PROBATION…..AND ORDERS IT CACATE UP TO 124 VICTORES….
INCLUDING THE TWENTY-13 TITL E AND TWENTY-12 FINAL FOUR APPEARANCE…..







SCHOOL BOARD
11/21/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR MEETIING…..LAST NIGHT… AT THE JAMES E. BAZZELL MIDDLE
SCHOOL….AND THEY BEGAN BY GOING INTO CLOSED SESSION FOR 30-MINUTES TO DISCUSS POSSIBLE LITIGATION WITH NO
ACTION BEING TAKEN….
FOLLOWING A LENGTHY DISCUSSION…..THE BOARD APPROVED CREATING CLASSIFIED….PERMANENT….PART-TIME
POSTIONS….

THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED CANCELLING SCHOOL  FOR A POSIBBLY RALLEY DAY…. ON THE STATE PENSION PLAN  IN
FRANKFORT….STUDENTS WOULD MAKE UP THE DAY FEBRUARY  19TH AND TEACHERS WOULD MAKE UP THE DAY AT THE END
OF THEY SCHOOL YEAR…..     



SHOOTING
11/21/17

ONE MAN WAS HOPITALIZED AND ANOTHER ARRESTED FOLLOWING  A SHOOTING LATE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON IN
SCOTTSVILLE….

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE SAY 75 YEAR OLD WILLIAM CALVERT SHOT 47 YEAR OLD JEFFERY POWELL….AN EMPLOYEE OF NORTH
CENTRAL TELEPHONE….WHILE HE WAS  MAKING A SERVIVCE CALL AT CALVERT’S RESIDENCE ON PARKY WAY DRIVE…..

POWELL WAS FLOWN TO SKYLINE MEDICAL  CENTER….
CALVERT’S WIFE WAS AT HOME AT THE TIME OF THE SHOOTING…..AN CALVERT….A FORMER SCOTTSVILLE POLICE OFFICER…..
WAS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER AND LODGED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER…..



CALVERT
11/21/17

18 YEAR OLD BRIAN CALVERT DIED SATURDAY AT SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER…. MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(WED)  AFTERNOON AT FIVE-30 AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW
AFTERNOON (WED) AT THE CHURCH……AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS; DAVID AND KARLA CALVERT….TWO BROTHERS; DANIEL CALVERT AND CONNER LINDSEY…..
SEVEN SISTERS; LYNZI BRAGG, DEZI POWELL, SARA STURDIVANT, ZOII CALVERT, MICHELLE CALVERT, EMILY CALVERT AND
KATIE CALVERT…..AND HIS GRAND PARENTS; RICHARD AND JOYCE VINSON……



SPORTS
11/21/17

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BOY’S BASKETBALL TEAM PLAYS AT BARREN COUNTY….WHILE THE GIRL’S TEAM ENTERTAINS BARREN
COUNTY……


AND THE PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO SCRIMMAGE MARSHALL COUNTY…..







KY UNEMPLOYM,ENT
11/20/17

ACCORDING TO THE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET…..THE COMMONWWEALTH’S  UNEMPLOYMENT
RATE FELL FROM FIVE-POINT-TWO PERCENT IN SEPTEMEBR……TO FIVE PERCENT IN OCTOBER….

THIS OCTOBER’S JOBLESS  RATE…HOWEVER….WAS UP SLIGHTLY FROM THE FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT RECORDED IN
OCTOBER OF LAST YEAR…..

THE HOUSEHOLD SURVEY SHOWED MORE KENTUCKY RESIDENTS WERE EMPLOYED IN OCTOBER THAN SEPTEMBER…..WHILE
THE BUSINESS SURVEY SUGGESTS  EMPLOYERS HAD FEWER PAYROLL JOBS IN OCTOBER……AND EVEN WITH AN IMPROVING
EMPLOYMENT SITUATION…..DECREASES OCCASIONALY OCCURE…..



LAKE FEES
11/20/17

FOLLOWING A SURVEY BY THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS…..HOMEOWNERS  WHO LIVE ALONG ROUGH RIVER LAKE….WILL HAVE TO
PAY BETEEN 22-HUNDRED AND 38-HUNDRED DOLLARS IN ADMINISTRATIVE FEES…..AND FILE FOR A RELEASE….SO THEIR
BUILDINGS CAN  LEGALLY EXIST ON THEIR PROPERTY…..

THE SURVEY DETERMINED A FLOWAGE EASEMENT……DESIGNED TO ALLOW FLOOD WATERS TO FILL ONTO PRIVATE PROPERTY
AND PROTECT PEOPLE DURING A CATASTROPHIC FLOOD…..WAS NOT WHERE IT WAS BELIEVED TO BE LOCATED FOR
DECADES……

PROPERTY OWNERS SAY THEY SHOULD NOT HAVE TO COVER THE COST OF THE FEES…..



SPECIAL SESSION
11/20/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAY HE STILL PLANS TO CALL A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MAKE CHANGES TO
THE COMMONWEALTH’S TROUBLED PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEM…

THE GOVERNOR AND REPUBLICAN LEADERS  UNVEILED  THE PLAN  LAST MONTH… BUT SINCE THEN….THE HOUSE SPEAKER
HAS RESIGNED….FOUR OTHER LAWMAKERS ARE UNDER INVESTIGAION…..AND REPUBLICANS IN THE HOUSE SAY THEY DON’T
HAVE TH VOTES TO PASS THE MEASURE UNLESS CHANGES ARE MADE…..

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETS IN REGULAR SESSION  STARTING JANUAR SECOND……



SPORTS
11/20/17


THE BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRL’S BASKETBALL TEAM PLAYS AT MOSS….WHILE THE BOY’S TEAM ENTERTAINS MOSS…..


THE PREDATORS  ARE AT HOME TO PLAY WINNAPEG…..







SVILLE MAN DIES AFTER SHOOTING
11/19/17

A SCOTTSVILLE MAN HAS DIED….FOLLOWING A PURSUIT IN WARREN COUNTY….THAT LED TO HIM BEING SHOT….

YESTERDAY…STATE POLICE  WERE NOTIFIED AND REQUESTED TO INVESTIGATE AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING THAT HAD
OCCURRED ON THE 13-THOUSAND BLOCK OF NASHVILLE ROAD…..WHERE WARREN COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF WES JENKINS
AND WOODBURN POLICE OFFICER TIM SUMMER WERE INVOLED IN THE PURSUIT THAT ENDED IN GUNFIRE….

THE DRIVER OF THE VEHCILE INVOLVED…..18 YEAR OLD BRIAN CALVERT OF SCOTTSVILLE.SUSTAINED  A GUNSHOT WOUND  
AND WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN….HE WAS LATER TRANSFERRED TO SKYLINE MEDICAL
CENTER WHERE HE DIED AS A RESULT OF HIS INJURIES…..

THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE INCIDENT IS CONTINUING…..







CROSS WALK
11/17/17

THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION  HAS NOTIFIED LEXINGTON  THAT A RAINBOW-COLORED CROSS WALK….HONORING
THE  L-G-B-T COMMUITY….IS A DISTRACTING SAFETY HAZARD AND SHOULD BE REMOVED…..

WHEN IT WAS PAINTED…..CITY OFFICIALS SAID THE CROSSWALK WOULD BE SAFER BECAUSE IT WOULD BETTER CATCH THE
ATTENTION OF DRIVERS…..
BUT THE KENTUCKY DIVISION ADMINISTRATOR OF THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION SAID THE CROSSWALK ART
DISTRACTS DRIVERS BECAUSE IT IS DESIGNED TO “DRAW THE EYE”…..INSTEAD OF “COMMANDING THE ATTENTION”…..
HE ALSO NOTED PEDESTRIAN DEATHS IN LEXINGTON JUMPED NINE-PERCENT LAST YEAR…..



PARK CITY ROBBERY
11/17/17

AUTHORITIES ARE LOOKING FOR THE INDIVIDUAL  WHO ROBBED  THE PARK CITY SHELL EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING….

AROUND FIVE-30…..A MAN WEARING BROWN  CARHARTT COAT  AND FACE MASK ENTERED THE STORE…..PLACED A  HANDGUN
ON THE COUNTER  AND DEMANDED THE EMPLOYEE GIVE HIM ALL THEIR MONEY….

HE THEN FLED ON FOOT TOWARD THE DOLLAR STORE….WHERE IT’S BELIEVE  HE GOT INTO A VEHICLE AND FLED  TOWARD I-
65….

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THIS ROBBERY IS ASKED TO CALL THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARMENT  AT SIX-FIVE-
ONE-27-71….OR CALL THEIR TIP LINE AT SIX-FOUR-SIX-87-71…..



ELECTION FILING
11/17/17

THE COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE REPORTED ONE FILING FOR THE TWENTY-18 ELECTION YESTERDAY…..

MARK HUNTSMAN FILED TO RUN FOR RE-ELECTION  TO  SCOTTSIVLLE CITY COUNCIL…..



SPORTS
11/17/18

MEET THE PATROTS IS TONIGHT…. AT SIX-30…..AT PATRIOT GYM….

AS THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS…..BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL TEAMS….AND CHEERLEADERS WILL   BE  INTRODUCED…..



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS CONTINUE TONIGHT…..

IN CLASS ONE ”A”….CAMPBELLSVILLE TAKES ON CRITTENDEN COUNTY
CLASS TWO “A”…..HAS MONROE COUNTY BATTLING GLASGOW….
IN CLASS FOUR “A”…..FRANKLIN/SIMPSON PLAYS HOPKINSVILLE AND WAYNE COUNTY TANGLES WITH WASHINGTON COUNTY…..
AND IN CLASS FIVE  “A”…..SOUTH WARERN PLAYS BOWLING GREEN…..







WKU FUND RAISING
11/16/17

YESTERDAY WAS NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY……AND DURING A SPECIAL CEREMONTY  WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
ANNOUNCED  ITS DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENT AND ALUMNI RELATONS WAS CHANGING ITS NAME TO PHILANTHROPY AND
ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT…..


IT WAS ALSO REVEALED THAT GEORGE AND CYNTHIA NICHOLS HAD GIVEN THE SCHOOL  ONE-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLLARS
TO SUPPRE DIVERSITY INITIATIVES……

AND LAURA TURNER  DUGAS WAS NAMED PHILANTHROPIST OF THE YEAR…. .DUGAS CHAIRS THE LAURA GOAD TURNER
FOUNDATION…..WHICH HAS GIFTED WESTERN OVER TWO-MILLION DOLLARS IN SCHOLARSHIPS….SINCE ITS INCEPTION IN
1989……



LAWSUIT RULING
11/16/17

IN ONE OF THE LAWSUITS  INVOLVING GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR…..IT WAS A PARTIAL
WIN FOR BOTH SIDES YESTERDAY…..

AS FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE THOMAS WINGATE RULED  BEVIN’S  ORDER EARLIER THIS YEAR SHUFFLING MEMBERSHIP
REQUIREMENTS FOR SOME PUBLIC EDUCATION BOARDS IS OK…..BUT HIS  ORDER ESTABLISHING A NEW APPELLATE PROCESS
FOR TEACHER DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS AND CERTIFICATION DECISIONS IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL BECAUSE IT AMOUNTS TO HIME
CREATING A NEW STATE LAW…..



SPORTS
11/16/17

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM GOES TO DRAKES CREEK…..WHILE THE GIRLS TEAM HOST DRAKES  CREEK…..

THE PATTIIOT BASKETBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO METCALFE COUNTY FOR A SCRIMMAGE….

AND THE SWIM TEAMS GO TO OHIO COUNTY FOR A MEET……


THE TITANS TRAVEL TO PITTSBURGH……


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO  MINNESOTA……







VETS PARK DISCOUNTS
11/15/17

NOW THRU MARCH 31ST…..CURRENT AND FORMER MILITEY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES CAN RECEIVE   LODGING
DISCOUNTS AT KENTUCKY STATE PARKS….WITH THE  “U-S-A MILITRY DISCOUNT”…..

WITH THE DISCOUNT….LODGE ROOMS ARE AVAILABLE  AT 49-95 A NIGHT…..ONE BEDROOM COTTAGES  FOR 79-95 A NIGHT…..
TWO-BEDROOM COTTAGES  AT 89-95 A NIGHT…..AND THREE BEDROOM COTTAGES  FOR 99-95 A NIGHT…..
THE RATE IS FIVE-DOLLARS  MORE  A NIGHT….AT SIX PARKS…..INCLUDING BARREN RIVER STATE PARK……

THEN APRIL THRU OCTOBER OF NEXT YEAR…..CURRENT AND FORMER MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY CAN GET A  10-PERCENT
ON LODGING OR CAMPING……

FOR MORE INFORMATION  OR TO MAKE A RESERVATION  GO ON-LINE TO…..
PARKS-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……



HOOVER HOME
11/15/17

FORMER KENTUCKY HOUSE SPEAKER JEFF HOOVER HAS BEEN RELEASED  FROM A HOSPITAL WHERE HE WENT FOR A HEART
RELATED ISSUE….FOLLOWING HIS RESIGNATION OF HIS LEADERSHIP POSISION AMID  SEXUAL HARASSMENT ALLEGATIONS…….

SPEARKER PRO TEM…DAVID OSBORNE…..SAID HOOVER  IS DOING  WELL AND HIS FAMILY REQUESTS PRIVACY AS HE
RECOVERS  AT  HOME….



ELECTION FILINGS
11/15/17
06:05AM

THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE HAD ONE FILING FOR THE TWENTY-18 ELECTION YESTERDAY……

REPUBLICAN TONY WOLFE FILED TO RUN FOR RE-ELECTION AS MAGISTRATE IN DISTRICT THREE……



SIKES
11/15/17

83 YEAR OLD WALLACE  D. SIKES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY  AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALTY CARE…..FUNERAL  
SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN DURHAM SPRINGS CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SISTER KATHLEEN SIKES…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; GARY AND RUTHANN OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; WANDA AND DUANE ROMANS OF BOWLING GREEN AND TINA AND CHAD
GARMON OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND A SISTER; FLORENE JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN, FOUR GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN, A STEP-GRANDCHILD AND A STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/15/17

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
MOREHEAD IS AT HOME TO PLAY BRESCIA,  EASTERN KENTUCKY TRAVELS TO WESTERN CAROLINA AND MURRAY STATE HOSTS
BUTLER…..

MEN’S GAMES FIND…..
CENTRE AT HOME TO TAKE ON MARYVILLE,  MURRAY STATE GOES TO MIDDLE TENNESSEE AND THE TOPPERS ENTERTAIN
KENTUCKY WESLEYAN…..







CITY COUNCIL
11/14/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….FINAL APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO AN ANNEXATION ORDINANCE…..FOR  
HIGHWAY TWO-31 AND THE RIGHT OF WAY ON EACH SIDE….TO THE WARREN COUNTY LINE…..
PROPERTY  OWNERS WITH  LAND ADJANCENT TO THE HIGHWAY…..WHO WANT THEIR PROPERTY ANNEXED  INTO THE CITY….
WILL BE HANDLED ON A CASE-BY CASE BASES…..
WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR   GREG COOKE INFORMED THE COUNCIL THAT AFTER MANY DELAYS…..THE
NEW EQUIPMENT  AT THE PLANT HAS FINALLY BEEN INSALLED…..

AND THE COUNCIL ALSO APPROVED  THE TWENY-17 MERIT AWARDS FOR CITY EMPLOYEES……



PAUL RETURING TO WORK
11/14/17

SENATOR RAND PAUL IS RETURNING TO WASHINGTON….FOLLOWING AN ATTACK LAST WEEK…THAT  LEFT HIM WITH SIX
BROKEN RIBS .AND IN A GOOD DEAL OF PAIN…..

PAUL WAS ATTACKED BY A NEIGHBOR WHILE MOWING HIS LAWN…..….

THE ATTORNEY FOR RENE BOUCHER…..WHO HAS PLEAD NOT GUILTY TO MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT….SAID THE ATTACK WAS
NOT POLITICALLY MOVITAVED…. BUT INVOLVED A “TRIVIAL” DISPUTE……



ELECTION FILINGS
11/14/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE REPORTED MORE FILINGS…..YESTERDAY…. FOR THE TWENTY-18 ELECTION….

REPUBLICAN TIM MILLER FILED TO RUN FOR MAGISTRATE  IN DISTRICT FIVE…..
REPUBLICAN LARRY PIPER FILED TO RUN FOR REELECTION AS ALLEN COUNTY AILER…..
REPUBLICAN  DWIGHT KEEN FILED TO RUN FOR SHERIFF…..

AND MICHAEL ANTHONY  MCGUIRE FILED TO RUN FOR REELECTION  TO SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL……..



SPORTS
11/14/17

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRL’S BASKETBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO GLASGOW…..
WHILE THE BOY’S  TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW….


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON  THE CAPITALS……







MEDICAL PANELS CAN PROCEED
11/10/17

THE KENTUCKY COURT OF APPEALS GRANTED A  “STAY” YESTERDAY….OF THE FRANKLIN CIRCUIT COURT RULING…..IN THE
MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL CASE…..

THE CIRCUIT COURT’S OPINION HAD RULE THE NEW MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL….. PASSED BY THE TWENTY-17 GENERAL
ASSEMBLY……WAS UNCONSTITUTIOAL…..

BUT AS A RESULT OF YESTERDAY’S DECISION……89-CURRENT CURRENT CASES WILL PROCEED…..AND ALL PROSPECTIVE
MALPRACTICE CASES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROCEED THROUGH THE MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL PROCESS BEFORE BEING
FILED IN COURT……



BOUCHER PLEADS NOT GUILTY
11/10/17

IN WARREN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY…..ATTORNEY MATT BAKER ENTERED A NOT GUILTY PLEA ON BEHALF OF DOCTOR
RENE BOUCHER….WHO IS CHARGED WITH MISDEMEANOR ASSULT….AFTER HIS ATTACK ON SENATOR RAND PAUL…..

BAKER SAID THE ALTERCATION HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH POLITICS…..BUT IT WAS ON ONGOING DISPUTE BETWEEN
NEIGHBORS…..

BAKER ALSO SAID THEY’RE CONCERNED ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF A FEDERALCHARGE BEING FILED…..WARREN COUNTY
ATTORNEY AMY MILLIKEN HAS SUGGESTED THE CHARGES MAY BE CHANGED BECAUSE OF THE SEVERITY OF PAUL’S
INJURIES……



CASEY MAN SENTENCED
11/10/17

A CASEY COUTY MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED  IN FEDERAL COURT  TO 12-MONTHS IN PRISON….AND THREE YEARS
SUPERVISED RELEASE…WITH THE FIRST 12-MONTHS SPENT IN HOME CONFINMENT….
AND 38 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER FAIR  OF LIBERTY  WAS ORDERED TO PAY RESTITUTION OF  689-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO THE
FARM SERVICES AGENEY….. FOR HIS ROLE IN A CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION BY
CONCEALING THE SALE OF GRAIN TO UNAUTHORIZED PURCHASERS……

FAIR HAD PLEAD GUILTY TO CONVERTING ASSETS PLEDGED TO THE FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION AND BANKRUPTCY
FRAUD……



ELECTION FILINGS
11/10/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE REPORTED ONE FILING FOR THE TWENTY-18 ELECTION YESTERDAY…..
REPUBLICAN  GARY HORNE FILED TO RUN FOR MAGISTRATE IN DISTRICT THREE……



SPORTS
11/10/17

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS CONTINUE TONIGHT…..

IN CLASS ONE “A”…..RUSSELLVILLE TAKES ON CAMPBELLSVILLE…..

CLASS TWO “A” FINDS….GLASGOW PLAYING NEW PORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC AND MONROE COUNTY TANGLES WITH LLOYD……

IN CLASS FOUR “A”…..LOGAN COUNTY GOES AGAINST HOPKINSVILLE AND MADISON-NORTH HOPKINS  PLAYS
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….

AND IN CLASS FIVE “A”…..SOUTH WAREN PLAYS  CHRISTIAN COUNTY  AND GREENWOOD GOES AGAINST  BOWLING GREEN…..







STUFF THE CRUISER
11/09/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY  FRATERNAL  ORDER OF POLICE AND THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL’S  RESOURCE CENTER’S ANNUAL
“TOGETHER FOR CHRISTMAS” COMES UP NEXT MONTH…….

AND IF YOU’D LIKE TO HELP  THE 440 CHILDREN WHO ARE REGISTERED FOR THIS YEAR’S PROGRAM…..YOU’RE INVITED TO
HELP  ”STUFF THE CRUISER” TOMORROW…..FROM EIGHT TO FIVE AT THE DOLLAR GENERAL STORE ON THE SQUARE…..THE
DOLLAR GENERAL MARKET…AND DOLLAR GENERAL STORE   CEDAR SPRINGS…..

CRUISERS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ALL THREE LOCATIONS  TO ACCEPT NEW TOY OR TEEN ITEM DONATIONS……



ELECTION FILINGS
11/09/17

YESTERDAY WAS THE FIRST DAY CANDIDATES COULD FILE FOR THE TWENTY-18 ELECTIONS……AND THE ALLEN COUNTY
CLERK’S OFFICE REPORTED A  NUMBER OF FILINGS…..INCLUDING…..

INCUMBENT ALLEN COOUNTY CLERK….ELAINE WILLIAMS  A  DEMOCRAT
INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN SHERIFF…..JEFF COOKE
INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN   P-V-A….TRACY OLIVER……
REPUBLICAN INCUMBENT CONSTABLE IN DISTRICT ONE…..JOHNATHAN CARTER
HALLYE ARTERBURN…A REPUBLICAN….FILED FOR ALLEN COUNTY ATTORNEY
REPUBLICAN DENNIS  HARPER FILED TO RUN FOR ALLEN COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVE
INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN CORONER DARREN  DAVIS
RON COOK…A DEMOCRAT…FILED TO RUN FOR REELECTION AS MAGISTRATE IN DISTRICT TWO…..
REPUBLICAN  JUNIOR BRAY FILED TO SEEK THE THIRD DISTRICT MAGISTRATES SEAT
RICKY COOKSEY….A REPUBLICAN….IS SEEKING RELECTION AS MAGISTRAGTE IN DISTRICT FOUR

INCUMBENT ROMAN PERRY JUNIOR….A REPUBLICAN …IS SEEKING REELECTION AS MAGISTRATE IN DISTRICT FIVE
AND SCOTTSIVLE MAYOR ROB CLINE FILED TO SEEK ANOTHER  TERM….

THE TWENY-18 BALLOT WILL FEATURE KENTUCKY’S   SIX SEATS  IN THE U-S HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE….AS-WELL-AS THE
100 SEATS IN THE KENTUCKY HOUSE….AND SEATS IN EVEN NUMBERED DISTRICT IN THE KENTUCKY SENATE….ALL
COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEYS, CIRCUIT COURT CLERKS AND DISTRICT JUDGES WILL BE ON THE BALLOT….
ALL COUNTY OFFICERS ARE UP FOR ELECTION….ALONG WITH CITY LEGISLATIVE BODIES AND MAYORS OF SOME CITIES…



VETERANS DAY CLOSINGS
11/09/17

HERE ARE YOUR VETERANS DAY CLOSINGS……

COUNTY, STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW……
HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED TOMORROW……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND TOMORROW’S TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKEUP UP  MONDAY THE 13TH……
TRANSFER STATION CLOSED TOMORROW AND OPEN SATURDAY…….
COUNTY CLERK, CIRCUIT CLERK AND SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICES  AND THE ANIMAL CLOSED  TOMORROW AND
SATURDAY……
POST OFFICE CLOSED SATURDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY…

AND THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL BE OPEN SATURDAY…………



CHISM
11/09/17

69 YEAR OLD WAYNE LEE CHISM OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OLD SCHOOL
CEMETERY IN FOUNTAIN RUN…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A BROTEHR; MICHAEL OF FOUNTAIN RUN….. A SISTER-IN-LAW; MARIE CHISM….AND TWO NEPHEWS; ROCHE
AND JONATHAN CHAISM  ALL OF TEXAS….AND LYNN SANCHEZ OF SCOTTSVILLE…….



SPORTS
11/09/17

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRL’S AND BOY’S   EIGHTH GRADE BASKETBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST…..







KENTUCKY SIXTH FATTEST
11/08/17

NOT GOOD NEWS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH…..AS A NEW STUEY FROM WALLET-HUB….FINDS KENTUCKY  IS THE SIXTH  
FATTEST STATE IN THE NATION….

THE SUDY EXAMINED THE NUMBER OF OBESE AND OVERWEIGHT PEOPLE  IN EACH STATE…..HEALTH CONSEQUENCES…..AND
FOOD AND FITNESS…

KENTUCKY RANKED FIFTH FOR THE HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF ASULTS  WITH TYPE TWO DIABETES…..AND THE
COMMONWEALTH ALSO RANKED IN THE TOP FIVE WITH THE HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF PHYSICALLY INACTIVE ADULTS……

THE STUDY ALSO FOUND TENNESSEE IS THE THIRD FATTTEST STATE IN THE COUNTRY……





FILING DATES
11/08/17

CANDIDATE PACKETS FOR THE TWENTY-18  ELECTION ARE AVAILABLE NOW IN THE COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE……AND THE FIRST
DAY A CANDIDATE CAN FILE IS TODAY…..

AND THE FINAL DAY FOR CANDIDATES  TO FILE FOR THE TWENY-18 ELECTION….IS JANUARY 30TH……



BLOOD MOBILE
11/08/17

THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE WILL BE AT SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST…. THIS AFTERNOON…..FROM THREE TO
SEVEN……

DURING THIS VISIT OF THE BLOOD MOBILE….THERE WILL BE A “FRIENDLY” COMPETITION  BETWEEN THE POLICE AND FIRE
DEPARTMENTS  TO SEE WHO CAN GET THE MOST DONORS OUT…..

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

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



RICHARDS STATUE
11/08/17

A BRONZE STATUE OF LONGTIME WESTERN SUPPORTER…..AND KENTUCKY STATE REPRESENTATIVE  JOY RICHARDS….HAS
BEEN UNVEILED IN JODY RICHARDS HALL….

PREVIOUSLY KNOWN  AS MASS MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY HALL…..JODY RICHARDS HALL WAS DEDICATED  IN MAY OF THIS
YEAR……

RICHARDS WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN SECURING STATE FUNDING FOR THE BUILDING THAT NEW BEARS HIS NAME…...AS-WELL-AS
AS  AT LEAST SEVEN OTHER BUILDINGS IN HIS 42-YEARS IN OFFICE…..



DEPUTY JAILER ARRESTED
11/08/17

A CLINTON COUNTY DEPUTY JAILER IS FACING CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH A FIRE  AT THE  JAIL…..

31 YEAR OLD ADAM SMITH OF ALBANY IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF ARSON AND 20-COUNTS OF WANTON
ENDANGERMENT…..IT’S BELIEVED  SMITH INTENTIONALLY STARTED A FIRE IN A STORAGE CLOSET INSIDE THE  JAIL THAT WAS
OCCUPIED BY 19- INMATS  AND ONE OTHER JAILER…..…..

NO ONE WAS INJURED…..AND  THE INMATES WERE MOVED TO THE  RUSSELL AND PULAKSI COUNTY JAILS…..AS THE ENTIRE
CLINTON JAIL SUFFERED EXTREME SMOKE DAMAGE…..



SPORTS
11/08/17

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LINDSEY WILSON IS AT OME TO  PLAY BRESCIA…..



ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS BEAT THE BLUE JACKETS THREE TO ONE…..

AND IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL….
IT WAS THE TOPPERS 109 AND CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY 66……







TEACHER PENSION PLAN
11/07/17

AT A PRESS CONFERENCE AT WOODFORD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL YESTERDAY….. LEADERS FROM SEVERAL EDUCATION
GROUPS IN THE COMMONWEALTH RELEASED A PENSION REFORM PLAN THEY SAY IS A SUSTIANABLE APPROACH…..

THE PLAN WOULD LEAVE MOST RETIREMENT BENEFITS IN PLACE FOR CURRENT AND RETIRED TEACHERS……..AND  A HYBRID
PLAND WOULD BE CREATED FOR NEW TEACHERS HIRED BEGINNIN NEXT SUMMER…..THOSE  INDIVIDUALS WOULD
PARTICIPATE IN A DEFINED BENEFIT SYSTEM AND BE ABLE TO SUPPLEMENT RETIRMENT SAVINGS WITH VOLUNTARY
CONTRIBUTIONS TO AN INVESTMENT RETIREMENT ACCOUNT…..

AND CURRENT TEACHERS’ SICK LEAVE PAY WOULD BE FROZEN FOR CALCULATING RETIREMENT BENEFITS BEGINNING NEXT
SUMMER……



AG SUES
11/07/17

KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  HAS SUED A PHAMACEUTICAL COMPANY  HE SAYS DIRECTLY CONTRIBUTED
TO MORE THAN  190 OPIOID OVERDOSE  DEATHS IN THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..

THE DRUG…..OPANA E-R…..WHICH IS MANUFACTURED BY ENDO PHARMACEUTICAL AND ENDO HEALTH SOLUTIONS….IS A
PRESCRIPTION  OPIOID THAT’S THREE TIMES STRONG THAN MORPHONE…AND BESHEAR SAYS THE COMPANY TARGETED
MILIARY SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS…..

IN JULY….ENDO PHARMACEUTICAL ANNOUNCED IT WOULD STOP SELLING THE DRUG…..AFTER THE U-S  FOOD AND DRUG
ADMINISTRATION ASKED THE COMPANY TO PULL IT FROM THE MARKET……



FBI INVESTIGATION
11/07/17

THE F-B-I  HAS CONFIRMED THEY’RE LOOKING INTO SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND RETALIATION CLAIMS MADE BY EMPLOYEES AT
THE KENTUCKY STATE CAPITAL….TO SEE IF ANY FEDERAL LAWS WERE BROKEN…..

HOUSE SPEAKER JEFF HOOVER RESIGNED HIS LEADERSHIP POSITION  SUNDAY AFTER ADMITTING TO EXCHANGING
INAPPROPRIATE TEXT MESSAGES WITH A FEMALE STAFFER……

THREE OTHER REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS HAVE BEEN IMPLICATED IN THE SCANDAL…..AND REMOVED FROM THEIR COMMITTEE
CHAIRMANSHIPS……



PAUL ATTACK
11/07/17

THE ATTORNEY FOR THE MAN CHARGED IN AN ATTACK  AGAINST SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS ISSUED A STATEMENT….SAYING  
THE INCIDENT WAS NOT POLTICALLY MOTIVATED…..BUT WAS A REGRETTABLE DISPUTE MORE PEOPLE WOULD REGARD AS
TRIVIAL…..BUT MATTHEW BAKER DIDN’T SAY WHAT THE DISPUTE WAS ABOUT…..

59 YEAR OLD RENE BROUCHER….WHO’S CHARGED WITH MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT…. ADMITTED  TO AUTHORITIES  HE TACKLED
PAUL FROM BEHIND WHILE HE WAS MOWING HIS  LAWN….

PAUL SUFFERED BROKENS RIBS….BRUSES TO HIS LUNGS…AND CUTS TO HIS FACE IN THE ATTACK…….



FLAGS TO HALF STAFF
11/07/17

TO HONOR THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, TEXAS  CHURCH SHOOTING SUNDAY…..GOVERNOR
MATT BEVIN HAS DIRECTED THE  AMERICAN AND STATE FLAGS  AT ALL STATE OFFICE BUILDINGS BE LOWERED TO HALF-
STAFF….UNTIL SUNSET ON NOVEMBER NINTH….TO HONOR THE VICTIMS AND THEIR FAMILIES…..

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS…..BUSINESSES….. ORGANIZATIONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO
JOIN IN THIS TRIBUTE BY LOWERING THEIR FLAGS…..



GLASGOW WATER SCAM
11/07/17

THE GLASGOW WATER COMPANY HAS BEEN MADE  AWARE OF A SCAM THAT INVOLVES SOMEONE CALLING CUSTOMERS…..
FROM WHAT APPEARS TO BE THE WATER COMPANY’S PHONE NUMBER….AND TELLING THEM THEIR SERVICE IS DUE FOR
DISCONNECTION  AND NEEDS TO BE PAID…..

THE GLASGOW WATER COMPANY REMINDERS CUSTOMERS THAT  THEY DO NOT SOLICIT PAYMENT BY PHONE FOR ANY PAST
DUE ACCOUNT….AND THEY DO NOT GIVE   800-NUMBERS  FOR CUSOMERS



SPORTS
11/07/17

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SEVENTH GRADE GIRLS AND BOYS BASKETBAL LTEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN EAST…..


THE PREDATORS ARE ON  THE ROAD TO COLUMBUS TO TAKE ON THE BLUE JACKETS….







HEAP
11/06/17

THE HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM…..BETTER KNOWN AS HEAP…..BEGINS TODAY AT COMMUNINTY ACTION AGNEY
OFFICES ACROSS THE COMMONWLETH…..
APPLICATIONS ARE TAKEN BY THE FIRST LETTER OF THE LAST NAME OF THE HOUSEHOLD AT THE ALLEN COUNTY COMMUNITY
ACTION OFFICE LOCATED  AT 25    J-L-TURNER PLACE …..
TODAY….THOSE WHOSE LAST NAMES BEGIN  WITH THE LETTER  “A”  MAY APPLY….
TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY….THOSE WHOSE LAST NAMES BEGIN WITH  THE LETTER “C”  MAY APPLY….THURSDAY….THOSE
WHOSE LAST NAMER BEGIN WIT THE LETTER “C”  MAY APPLY…..AND FRIDAY THE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR VETERANS  
DAY….
LAST YEAR…..484 HOUSEHOLDS IN ALLEN COUNTY RECEIVED  FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE….AND WHEN APPLYING….APPLICANTS
SHOULD….
BRING THE MOST RECENT  HEATING BILL OR VERIFICATIONS THAT HEATING  EXPENSES ARE INCLUDED IN THE RENT…..SOCIAL
SECURITY NUMBERS OR PERMANENT RESIDENT CARE NUMBER FOR EACH MEMBER OF THE HOUSEHOLD….. PROOF OF ALL
HOUSEHOLD INCOME FROM THE PRECEEDING MONTH…..AND THE ACCOUNT NUMBER AND NAME ON THE ACCOUNT FOR MAIN
HEATING FUEL SOURCES AND ELECTRIC…….



PAUL RECOVERS
11/06/17

SENATOR RAND PAUL CONTINUES TO RECOVER FROM FIVE BROKEN RIBS…. INCLUDING THREE DISPLACED FRACTURES   HE
SUFFERED FRIDAY….WHEN HE WAS TACKLED FROM BEHIND…..WHILE  MOWING HIS YARD….

59 YEAR OLD RENE BOUCHER….WHO LIVES NEXT DOOR TO PAUL….H WAS CHARGED WITH ASSAULT FOURTH DEGREE AND
RELEASED  FORM THE WARREN COUNTY REGIONAL JAIL SATURDAY  ON A 75-HUNDRED DOLLAR  BOND...

AUTHORITIES HAVEN’T RELEASED A MOTIVE FOR THE ATTACK….AND IT’S NOT KNOWN WHEN PAUL WILL RETUEN TO
WASHINGTON…..



HOOVER RESIGNS
11/06/17

KENTUCKY’S SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE…..REPUBLICAN JEFF HOOVER….HAS RESIGNED HIS LEADERSHIP POST AFTER
ACKNOWLEDGING HE SETTLEDED  SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIMS  FROM ONE OF HIS STAFF MEMBERS LAST MONTH…..

HE DENIED SEXUALLY HARASSING THE STAFF MEMBER…..BUT SAID HE SENT INAPPROPRIATE TEXT MESSAGES THAT WERE
CONSENSUAL…..



YATES
11/06/17

80 YEAR OLD REV. BILLY H. YATES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…….
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (TUES)  MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE ALLEN COUNTY MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION OR THE GIDEONS……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; RICKY AND DARLENE……AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; DEBBIE AND
DAVE WOLFE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;  NANCY AND DICK THOMAS OF CADIZ……THREE
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/06/17

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY…..
WHILE THE GIRLS TEAM  HOSTS MONROE COUNTY…..







HOME SALES DECREASE
11/03/17

KENTUCKY SAW  HOME SALES DECREASE IN SEPTEMBER…..BUT SALES REMAINED POSITIVE FOR THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF
THE YEAR…..

TOTAL HOME SALES IN SEPTEMBER WERE DOWN FOUR-POINT-SIX PERCENT….FOR THE QUARTER….HOME SALES WERE
SLIGHTLY ABOVE LAST YEAR…..AND YEAR-TO-DATE SALES ON STILL ON A RECORD BREAKING PACE WITH  A THREE-POINT-ONE
PERCENT  INCREASE COMPARED TO  LAST YEAR…..

HOUSING INVENTORIES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH JUMPED IN SEPTEMBER BY FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT COMPARED
TO TWENTY-16…..BUT FOR THE QUARTER AND YEAR-TO-DATE…..INVENTORIES ARE STILL DOWN SEVEN-PERCENT AND 14-
POINT-THREE PERCENT RESPECTIVELY COMPARED TO LAST YEAR….

THE MEDIAN HOME PRICE INCREASED TO A NEW MONTHLY HIGH IN SEPTEMBER  AT 129-THOUSAND-933 DOLLARS…..AND FOR
THE YEAR….THE TOTAL VOLUME OF HOME SALES IS UP EIGHT-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..



HOOVER ALLEGATIONS
11/03/17

KENTUCKY HOUSE REPUBLIANS WILL MEET PRIVATELY TODAY….TO DISCUSSS THE FUTURE  OF HOUSE SPEAKER  JEFF
HOOVER….FOLLOWING A STORY IN THE COURIER-JOURNAL YESTERDAY….CITING ANONYMOUS SOURCES…. THAT  HOOVER
HAD SETTLED A SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIM WITH A STAFFER……OUT OF COURT…..

THE ALLEGATONS STEM FROM EARLY TWENTY-16…..WHEN HOOVER WAS STILL MINORITY LEADER…..



SPORTS
11/03/17

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS BEIGIN TONIGHT AS THE PATRIOTS  ARE ON THE ROAD TO  MADISONVILLE-NORTH
HOPKINS…..KICK OFF IS SEVEN-30…..AND IT YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON
SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…. LOVE-FM…..WLVE…..STARTING AT SEVEN TONIGHT……


THE STATE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TODAY AT VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL…..
AS SOUTH WARREN PLAYS LETCHER COUNTY CENTRAL…..


THE PREDATORS ARE IN ANAHEIM TO TAKE ON THE DUCKS…..







AD SCAM
11/02/17

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED A “SCAM ALERT”  TO WARN KENTUCKIANS ABOUT FRAUDULENT  
ADVERTISEMENTS IN THE CLASSIFIED SECTION OF LOCAL NEWSPAPERS AND  ON-LINE…..

RESIDENTS IN SEVERAL COUNTIES……INCLUDING  BARREN…..HAVE  REPLYED TO ADS FOR DISCOUNTED TRACTO OR PICKUP
THAT TURN OUT TO BE A SCAM…..THE ADS APPEAR TO BE NORMAL AT FIRST AND INCLUDE A PRICE FOR THE ITEM AND PHONE
NUMBER…..AND ONCE THE INTERESTED PARTY CALLS  THEY DON’T SPEAK WITH ANYONE….BUT RECEIVE  TEXT MESSAGES OR
EMAILS…..THE REPLYS ARE FROM A MOLLY CARTER WHO SAYS SHE’S STATIONED WITH THE AIR FORCE IN NORTH DAKOTA….
CARTER CLAIMS SHE’S SELLING THE ITEMS WHICH BELONGED TO HER LATE HUSBAND…..BECAUSE SHE’S BEING DEPLOYED
OVERSEAS….
KENTUCKIANS WHO WANT ASSISTANCE IN VERIFYING A SCAM OR REPORTING A SCAM CAN CONTACT THE  ATTORNEY GENERAL’
S OFFICE AT  EIGHT-EIGHT-EIGHT-FOUR-THREE-TWO-92-57…..OR FILE A COMPLAINT ON LINE…. RESIDENTS CAN ALSO RECEIVE
SCAM ALERTS BY TEXTING…..K-Y-O-A-G…..TO GOV-THREE-ONE-ONE…….



MISSING CAVE CITY TEEN
11/02/17

CAVE CITY POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A MISSING CAVE CITY TEEN….

13 YEAR OLD ADRIANNA WOOD WAS LAST SEEN AT HER RESIDENCE YESTERDAY….. WOOD IS A WHITE FEMALE….FIVE-FEET  SIX-
INCHES TALL….WEIGHS 100 POUNDS… AND HAS BLONDE HAIR AND BLUE EYES…..

WHEN LAST SEEN….SHE WAS WEARING A WHITE  SHIRT….BLACK PANTS….AND PINK ROSE EARRINGS….
ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF ADRIANNA WOOD IS ASK TO CONTACT CAVE CITY POLICE  AT  TWO-
SEVEN-ZERO-SIX-FIVE-ONE-51-51…….



JOHNSON
11/02/17

86 YEAR OLD CLARA JOHNSON OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..
FUNERAL SERVVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GGARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO-30 TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL  HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS;  JIMMY OF TENNESSEE AND BILL OF SCOTTSVILLE…. THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;
JOYCE  PAYNE AND LOIS AND GARY DAVIS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND LINDA AND ROBERT KEMBLE OF BROWNSVILLE…..AND
TWO BROTHERS; BENNY CRAVENS OF INDIANA AND BOBBY CARVEN OF TENNESSEE…..17 GRANDCHILDREN, 15 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



GIVENS
11/02/17
12:05PM

52 YEAR OLD LYNNE GIVENS OF GREESBURG…..WIFE OF SENATOR DAVID GIVENS…. DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT HER
RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE MONDAY MORNING AT 11 AT EBENEZER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN GREENSBURG
WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION  BEGINS  AFTER EIGHT MONDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH…..
VISITATION  WILL ALSO  BE HELD FROM  ONE TO SEVEN SUNDAY AT GREEN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS  TO  TWISTED PINK IN SUPPORT OF BREAST  CANCER RESEARCH…..HOSPARUS
OF GREEN RIVER….OR THE EBENEZER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  CEMETERY…….

BESIDES HER HUSBAND;  DAVID…..SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHER; HANNAH….AND TWO SONS; MATTHEW AND MICHAEL  
ALLOF GREENSBURG…..HER FATHER AND MOTHER;  ROGER AND MARLENE KLINGEMAN OF LOUISVILLE….A BROTHER  AND
SISTER-IN-LAW;  JEFF AND JENNIFER KLINGEMAN OF GOSHEN…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;  LORI AND KEVIN HESLIN OF
LOUISVILLE…..HER FATHER-IN-LAW AND MOTHER –IN-LAW; DAVID AND EVELYN GIVENS OF GREENSBURG……A SISTER –IN-LAW
AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JULIE AND TODD SMYRICHINSKY OF GREENSBURG… AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW AND SISTER-IN-LAW’  DAN
AND SHERRI GIVENS OF ALABAMA…..



SPORTS
11/02/17

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBAL L  TEAM GOES TO BUTLER COUNTY…







TAXES
11/01/17

ALL THOSE WITH UNPAID ALLEN  COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS ARE REMINDED THAT IF YOU GET THEM PAID BY TODAY….YOU’
LL RECEIVE A TWO-PERCENT DISCOUNT….

BEGINNING TOMORROW AND RUNNING THRU JANUARY SECOND THE FACE AMOUNT OF THE BILL WILL BE DUE…..
JANUARY THIRD THRU JANUARY 31ST…..A FIVE-PERCENT PENALITY  WILL BE ADDED…..
AND FEBRUARY FIRST THRU APRIL  16TH…..THE PENALITY GOES TO 21-PERCENT….

THEN ON APRIL 16TH AT FOUR-30…..ALL UNPAID ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS WILL BE TURNED OVER TO THE COUNTY
CLERK……



MONTGOMERY
11/01/17

77  YEAR OLD CAROL LEE “PETE” MONTGOMERY OF BOWLING GREEN DIED MONDAY AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT 11 AT J-C KIRBY AND SON FUNERAL HOME…..LOVERS LANE
CHAPEL IN BOWLING GREEN…..WITH BURIAL IN BOWLING GREEN GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING
(WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS CAN BE MADE TO THE AMERICAN
CANCER SOCIETY OR PROVIDENCE KNOB BAPTIST CHURCH……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LINDA DECKARD MONTGOMERY……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; MICHELLE AND KEVIN
BOWLING OF BOWLING GREEN……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AND FREDIA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; NORMA AND JIMMY SPENCER OF BOWLING GREEN……TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD
ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
11/01/17

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..

THE BASEBALL SEASON IS DOWN TO ONE GAME…..AS THE DODGERS HOST THE ASTROS IN GAME SEVEN OF THE WORLD
SERIES……


AND IN MEN’S COLELGE BASKETBALL……
LINDSEY WILSON HOSTS MIDWAY……
AND THE TOPPERS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON CAMPBELLSVILLE……







FATAL-ALLEN
10/30/17

STATE POLICE….AT THE REQUEST OF THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT… ARE INVESTIGATING AN ACCIDENT IN THE
88-HUNDRED BLOCK OF SMITHS GROVE ROAD THAT CLAIMED A LIFE…..

A SOUTHBOUND CADILLAC LEFT THE ROADWAY….AND STRUCK A TREE…. BECOMING FULLY ENGULFED…..THE LONE
OCCUPANT OF THE VEHICLE WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THE SCENE B THE ALLEN COUNTY CORONER…..

NO OTHER INFORMATION ON THE ACCIDENT HAS BEEN RELEASED PENDING IDENTIFICATION BY THE MEDICAL EXAMINER’S
OFFICE AND NOTIFICAION OF NEXT OF KIN……



FATAL-WARREN
10/30/17

A SINGLE VEHICLE  ACCIDENT  ON PLANO ROAD….IN WARREN COUNTY… CLAIMED A LIFE….

ACCORDING TO THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT….A 1994 MITSUBISHI DRIVEN   BY 24 YEAR OLD REGINAL
SPRAWL  OF SOUTH CAROLINA  LEFT THE ROADWAY….HIT A UTILITY  POLE….AND FLIPPED…..

A PASSENGER…..33 YEAR OLD JESSICA WHILEDGE OF ALVATON DIED AT THE SCENE…. AND SPRAWL WAS FLOWN TO TRISTAR
MEDICAL CENTER….

AUTHORITIES BELIEVE  DRUGS….ALCOHOL…SPEED….AND WEATHER WERE ALL CONTRIBUTING FACTORS TO THE
ACCIDENT……



FATAL-BARREN
10/30/17

AN ACCIDENT ON THE NUNN PARKWAY IN BARREN COUNTY CLAIMED A LIFE….

STATE POLCIE SAY A TWENTY-15 FREIGHTLINER…..OPERATED  BY 32 YEAR OLD STEVEN WARD OF ARKANSAS……CROSSED
THE MEDIAN INTO THE PATH OF A TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN  ALTIMA  DRIVEN  BY 43 YEAR OLD NATHAN SEWELL OF GLASGOW….

SEWELL   DIED AT THE SCEND AND WARD WASN’T INJURED…….



CAIP TRAINING
10/30/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION FACILITY WILL BE OFFERING….CAIP TRAINING…. AGAIN TONIGHT……

TONIGHT’S TRAINING BEGINS AT SIX AND WILL LAST ABOUT AN HOUR……



SPORTS
10/30/17

THE JAMES E. BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BAKETBBALL TEAM PLAYS AT GLASGOW…..
WHILE THE GIRL’S TEAM HOSTS GLASGOW…..







MADDEN
10/26/2017

TIMOTHY   MADDEN WAS BACK IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT THIS MORNING  FOR A STATUS HEARING….
MADDEN’S ATTORNEY….TRAVIS LOCK….STATED THAT ALL ITEMS REQUSTED FOR    D-N-A  TESTING APPEARED TO HAVE BEEN
RECEIVED AND WERE BEING REVIEWED BY THE DEFENSE’S FORENSIC ANALYST…..
THE MOTION TO REQUESTING A CHANGE OF VENUE WAS APPROVED….BUT THE EXACT LOCATION OF THE TRIAL WON’T  BE
DETERMINED UNTIL A HEARING ON NOVEMBER 17TH AT  NINE……
AND ALL PRETRIAL DEADLINES HAVE BEEN DEFERRED TO NOVEMBER 17TH  AS WELL…..



CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
10/25/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY CHILD  SUPPORT OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK AS THEY MOVE TO THEIR NEW
LOCATION  AT ONE-15  EAST PUBLIC SQUARE…...NEXT TO THE FARMACY RESTAURANT…..

THE OFFICE WILL REOPEN  MONDAY, OCTOBER 30TH…..WITH ITS REGULAR HOURS OF EIGHT TO FOUR-30  MONDAY THRU
THURSDAY….AND EIGHT TO THREE-30 ON FRIDAYS…..
AND THE PHONE NUMER REMAINS  THE SAME AT TWO-THREE-SEVEN-44-50…….



ROAD CLOSED
10/25/17

JUDGE EXECUTIVE  JOHNNY HOBDY HAS INFORMED NEWSWATCH  THAT  ALLEN SPINGS ROAD  HAS BEEN CLOSED TO THRU
TRAFFIC……UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE…. FOR REPAIRS TO A  LARGE SINK HOLE…….



ARREST
10/25/17

OFFICER TREVER THOMPSON WITH SCOTTSVILLE POLICE STOPPED A VEHICLE  FOR FAILURE TO USE A TURN SIGNAL AND
CHARGED THE DDRIVER……40 YEAR OLD CHRISTY J. JOHNSON OF EIGHT-ZERO-FIVE LANDMARK…..WITH FAILURE TO OR
IMPROPER  SIGNAL,  NO REGISTRATION PLATES, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH, TWO-COUNTS OF
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE–DRUG UNSPECIFIED AND POSSESSION OF  DRUG PARAPHERNALIA……

AT ANOTHER  TRAFFIC STOP…..OFFICER THOMPSON  CHARGED 28 YEAR OLD WILLIAM S. MASEY OF EIGHT-78  OLD GALLATIN
ROAD  WITH REAR LICENSE NOT ILLUMINATED, NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, NO REGISTRATION PLATE, LICENSE TO BE IN
POSSESSION, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE  AND RESISTING  ARREST…….



JOHNS
10/25/17

70 YEAR OLD RONNIE JOHNS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT 11 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY…..VISITATION IS IN PROGRESS AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; FAYE BARLOW JOHNS…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AND PATRICIA  BARLOW OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; FREEDA AND RUSTY PORTER OF TENNESSEE…..A GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVES…….……



FISCAL COURT
10/25/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER TWO LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR
MEETING…..AS THE OPIOID CRISIS CONTINUES IN THE COMMONWEALTH AND THE COUNRTY…. RECENT STATISTICS SHOW
ALLEN COUNTY IS ONE OF THE HIGHEST ABUSERS OF OPIOIDS IN THE KENTUCKY….. AND THE COURT APPROVED A
RESOLUTION TO JOINT IN WITH 42 OTHER COUNTIES .AND SEVERAL STATES…..IN SUING THE MANUFACTURERS AND
DISTRIBUTORS OF OPIOIDS….

THERE’S ALSO A SHORTAGE OF FIRE FIGHTERS IN ALLEN COUNTY AND THE COUNRTY……AND THE COURT APPROVED A PLAN
TO HOPEFULLY RECRUIT NEW MEMBERS……

A BID FROM KEN-WAY…..IN THE AMOUNT OF 96-HUNDRED DOLLARS…. WAS ALSO ACCEPTED TO GRIND THE BRUSH PILE AT
THE TRANSFER STATION WITH THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE PAYING HALF……



HARPER
10/25/17

BEFORE LAST NIGHT’S FISCAL COURT MEETING…..FIRST DISTRICT MAGISTRATE DENNIS HARPER ANNOUNCED HE WOULD NOT
BE SEEKING REELECTION TO THAT OFFICE, BUT WILL BE RUNNING FOR JUDGE EXECUTIVE……

CURRENT JUDGE EXECUTIVE  JOHNNY HODBY IS NOT SEEKING REELECTION……..



KEY
10/25/17

58 YEAR OLD RANDALL LEWIS KEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  (MON)  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN….FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE   AT HARWOOD & STRODE FUNERAL HOME….VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER FOUR
TOMORROW (THURS)  AFTERNOON AT  THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LISA KEY…..AND A SON;  NATHAN  BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…A  BROTHER;  JUNIOR OF WISCONSON;
….AND A  SISTER; ANNIE PHILLIPS OF SCOTTSVILLE….A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES….



SPORTS
10/25/17

AT THE FOURTH  REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…..
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON BEAT CLINTON COUNTY THREE TO ONE……
AND THE LADY PATRIOTS  LOST TO SOUTH  WARREN THREE TO NOTHING……


IN SEMI-FINAL ACTION AT THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT TONIGHT….
LOGAN COUNTY TAKES ON GREENWOOD…..
AND FRANKLLIN/SIMPSON TANGLES WITH SOUTH WARREN……







PENSION
10/24/17

REGION THREE….KENTUCKY SCHOOL BOARD ASSOCIATION SUPERINTENDENTS AND BOARD MEMBERS…..MET AT WARREN
EAST HIGH SCHOOL  YESTERDAY TO DISCUSS WHAT IMPACTS WOULD STEM FROM  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S PROPOSED
PENSION PLAN……

THE SUPERINTNEDENT’S MESSAGE WAS….IT’S GOOD SOMETHING IS BEING DONE ABOUT THE PENSION PLANS…..BUT THIS IS
NOT THE WAY TO DO IT WITH EDUCATION……



FISCAL COURT
10/24/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELS TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBE TWO TONIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..
TONIGHT’S  FISCAL COURT  MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL           12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND
SEVEN……



REAL ID ACT
10/24/17

KENTUCKY HAS RECEIVED ANOTHER WAIVER FROM THE  U-S DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY…..TO ALLOW MORE TIME
TO COME INTO COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL…..“REAL I-D ACT”…..

THE COMMONWEALTH…..AND OTHER STATES WHO RECENTLY PASSED LEGISLATION TO COMPLY WITH   “REAL  I-D PROVISIONS”
…..WERE GRANTED AN EXTENSION UNTIL  OCTOBER 10TH-TWENTY-18…….
WITHOUT THE EXTENSION……STARTING IN JANUARY OF NEXT YEAR….INDIVIDUALS WOULD NEED TO PRESENT PASSPORTS OR
OTHER DOCUMENTATION APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY  TO ENTER FEDERAL FACILITIES SUCH AS
MILITARY BASES….AND FOR BOARDING ALL COMMERCIAL AIRLINE FLIGHTS…. DOMESTIC OR INTERNATIONAL…….

HOWEVER…..KENTUCKY’S  NEW LAW DOESN’T TAKE EFFECT UNTIL JANUARY TWENTY-19…..SO THE COMMONWEALTH  WILL
NEED TO SEEK ANOTHER EXTENSION TO COVER THE INTERVENING   22-MONTHS………



SPORTS
10/24/17

AT THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT….
LOGAN COUNTY DOWNED RUSSELL COUNTY THREE SETS TO NONE….
AND GREENWOOD DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY BY THE SAME SCORE…THREE SET TO NONE…..


TONIGHT AT THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…..
CLINTON COUNTY PLAYS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON SOUTH WARREN……







REGIONAL BAND
10/23/17

THE KENTUCKY MUSIC EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION…..CLASS-THREE-“A”….WEST REGIONS QUATERFINALS WERE HELD
SATURDAY AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…..
AND THE PATRIOT MARHING BAND  PLACED FOURHT IN A FIELD OF 12…..WHICH ADVANCES THEM ON TO THE   K-M-E-A…CLASS-
THREE-“A”…SEMI-FINALS SATURDAY AT NELSON COUNTY  HIGH SCHOOL….
TAYLOR COUNTY TOOK TOP HONORS….WITH RUSSELL COUNTY SECOND…..AND JOHN HARDIN THRID….
ALSO ADVANCING WERE  WAYNE COUNTY….CALLOWAY COUTY…..PADUCAH TILGHMAN….AND FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……THE
EIGHT WEST REGION QUALIFYING BANDS WILL JOIN THE EIGHT QUALIFYING BANDS FROM THE EAST REGION IN THE SEMI-
FINALS……

THEN THE TOP FOUR SEMI-BANDS WILL ADVANCE ON TO THE STATE MARCHING BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS…..SATURDAY NIGHT…..
AT PAPA JOHNS CARDINAL STADIUM……



MEETINGS
10/23/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

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

THURSDAY MORNING AT 8 THE DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS WILL MEET AND THE JAYCEES MEET THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7…….



SPEARS
10/23/17

73 YEAR OLD JAMES G. “JIM”  SPEARS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY ) AT CAL TURNER REHAB & SPECIALTY CARE….
CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) NIGHT AT SIX AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL AT A LATER DATE IN
HICKORY HILL CEMETERY….EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO HICKORY HILL CEMETERY
FUND…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BRENDA GAINES SPEARS…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AN DKIM OF ADOLPHUS…..A
DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JODI AND JOHN L. PITCHFORD OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES……



SPORTS
10/23/17

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM HOSTS PORTLAND-TENNESSEE


THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT AT WARREN EAST HIGH SCOOOL……WITH THE LADY
PATRIOTS NOT SEEING ACTION  UNTIL TOMORROW NIGHT….

TONIGHT’S  MATCHES  FINDS….
LOGAN COUNTY TAKING ON RUSSELL COUNTY…..
AND GREENWOOD BATTLES MONROE COUNTY…..







LAWMAKERS PENSION
10/20/17

SOME OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S RETIRED LAWMAKERS ….RECEIVING PENSION OF OVER  100-THOUSAND DOLLARS AYEAR….
WOULD LOSE MOST OF THAT MONEY IF A PROPOSAL FROM GOVERNOR MATT BEVING BECOMES LAW…..

WHILE SOME OF KENTUCKY’S PENSION FUNDS ARE ALMOST OUT OF FUNDS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S LAWMAKERS ARE PART
OF A SEPARATE SYSTEM THAT IS NEALRY FULLY FUNDED……
IN TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE……THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CHANGED THE LAW TO ALLOW LAWMAKERS TO COMBINE THEIR TIME IN
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WITH THEIR SALARY AT OTHER PUBLIC JOBS……

BEVIN’S PROPOSAL…...ENDORSED BY THE LEGISLATURES TWO TOP LEADERS….. WOUDL RE-CALCULATE THOSE PENSIONS
SO THEY WOULD BE BASED SOLELY ON THE LAWMAKERS LEGISLATIVE PAY……



JONES
10/20/17

48 YEAR OLD CLIFFORD JONES OF QUINCY, ILLINOIS AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY IN ILLINOIS…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME…VISITATION BEGINS AFER ONE
TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL ARE SUGGESTED TO THE JONES CHILDREN
EDUCATIONAL FUND……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; KAREN COSTELLO JONES……A DAUGHTER; KERRIGAN….AND A SON; COLLIN ALL OF
ILLINOIS……HIS MOTHER; DORTHY PEARSON OF BOLWING GREEN…..HIS FATHER AND STEP-MOTHER; JOHN AND JANETTA
JONES….A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; STEVE AND SHARON….AND HIS FATHER-IN-LAW AND MOTHER-IN-LAW; JOE AND
BENITA COSTELLO ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……..



SPORTS
10/20/17

THE PATRIOTS  ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT….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……LOVE-FM……WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30……


FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ALMOST 60-YEARS…..THE P-G-A TOURNAMENT  IS BRINGING A REGULAR TOURNAMENT  TO THE
COMMONWEALTH…..

“THE BARBASOL CHAMPIONSHIP”   IS LEAVING ALABAMA….AND WILL BE PLAYED  AT THE KEENE TRACE GOLF CLUB…..JUST
OUTSIDE LOUISVILLE…..JULY 19TH THRU THE 22ND…….







PENSION PLAN
10/18/17

THIS MORNING  IN FRANKFORT…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN……SENATE PRESIDENT ROBERT STIVERS…..AND HOUSE SPEAKER
JEFF HOOVER ANNOUNCED PLANS TO FIX KENTUCKY’S AILING PENSION SYSTEM…..
CALLED….KEEPING THE PROMSIE…..BEVIN SAY THE PLAN WILL SAVE THE COMMONWEALTH’S  PENSION SYSTEMS WHILE
MEETING OBLIGATIONS TO CURRENT AND RETIRED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES AND TEACHERS……
THERE WILL BE NO INCREASE IN THE FULL RETIREMENT AGE FOR THOSE STILL WORKING….CURRENT AND FUTURE
HAZARDOUS  EMPLOYEES….SUCH AS POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS…..WILL ALSO CONTINUE IN THEIR CURRENT
PENSION SYSTEMS……THE PLAN WOULD REQUIRE MOST EXISTING STATE AND LOCAL WORKERS TO CONTRIBUTE  AN EXTRA
THREE-PERCENT OF THEIR SALARY FOR RETIREE HEALTH BENEFITS…..AND FUTURE  TEACHERS  AND NON-HAZARDOUS
PUBLIC EMPLOYEES WILL HAVE TO ENROLL IN DEFINED-CONTRIBUTION ACCOUNTS…...COMMONLY KNOWN AS….FOUR-OH-
ONE-K’s……ALSO….C-E-R-S…..THE SYSTEM THAT COVERS LOCAL GOVERNMENTS WITH K-R-S…. WON’T BE SPUN OFF BY THE
PENSION BILL…..
THE GOVERNOR ALSO SAID HE WILL CALL A SPECIAL SESSION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE…..IF PASSED….THE LAW WOULDN’T GO
INTO EFFECT UNTIL JULY-FIRST OF NEXT YEAR……




PENSION REFORM PLAN
10.18/17

AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN FRANKFORT THIS MORNING…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN….SENATE PRESIDENT ROBERT STIVERS…..
AND HOUSE SPEAKER JEFF HOOVER WILL UNVEIL  A COMPEHENSIVE  PLAN TO SAVE THE COMMONWEALTH’S AILING  PENSION
SYSTEM…..

CALLED…..KEEPING HE PROMISIE…..BEVIN SAID THERE WILL BE PLENTY OF TIME FOR FOLKS TO LOOK AT THE PLAN BEFORE
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY  VOTES ON IT….
THE GOVERNOR  WILL CALL A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE….BUT HAS NOT SAID WHEN THAT WILL BE…….



RECORD DEGREES
10/18/17

THE KENTUCKY COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH’S  PUBLIC AND INDEPENDENT
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES  AWARDED A RECORD 70-THOUSAND-146 DEGREES  AND CREDENTIALS DURING THE TWENY-16-
17 ACADEMIC YEAR……

THAT’S UP MORE THAN SIX-PERCENT FROM THE PRIOR  YEAR AND IS A NEARLY 35-PERCENT GAIN  10-YEARS AGO……

KENTUCKY HAS SET A GOAL OF HAVING 60-PERCENT  OF IT WORKING-AGE POPULATION  WITH A POSTSECONDARY CREDENTIAL
OR DEGREE   BY TWNEY-20….. IN TWENTY-15…..THE PERCENTAGE WAS  45-PERCENT  IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. COMPARED
TO A NATIONAL AVERAGE OF 53-PERCENT……



KY BUSINESS CLIMATE
10/18/17

A NEW REPORT FROM THE TAX FOUNDATION….. RANKS KENTUCKY’S  BUSINESS CLIMATE  33RD IN THE NATION….

THE BUSINESS TAX CLIMATE INDEX EXAMINES  HOW COMPETITIVE  A STATE’S TAX CODE IS….AND HOW WELL IT ENCOURGES
BUSINESSES  TO LOCATE IN THAT STATE……

ACCORDING TO THE REORIT….THE COMMONWEALTH’S RANKING  IS A LITTLE BELOW AVERAGE  NOT BECAUSE OF THE
CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATE…..BUT BECAUSE OF THING LIKE KENTUCKY HAVING AN INVENTORY TAX…...WHICH IS PLACED
ON INVENTORY HELD IN  THE COMMONWEALTH BY BUSINESSES……



DOLLAR STORE ROBBED
10/18/17

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN ARMED ROBBERY AT THE DOLLAR STORE…..ON NASHVILLE ROAD…..LAST
NIGHT…..

REPORTEDLY….A BLACK MALE…..WEARING A BLACK HOODY….FLASHED A GUN IN HIS WAISTBAND AND DEMANDED CASH……



WATER REPAIRS
10/18/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT  WILL BE MAKING REPARS ON HIGHWAY 98…. TODAY…..STARTING A DURHAM  SPRINGS
ROAD AND RUNNING TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT  NUMBER  TWO…..

DURING THIS TIME YOU MAY EXPERIENCE  LOW OR NO WATER PRESSURE…..



SPORTS
10/18/17

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…..IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH…..THE LADY PATRIOTS SHUT-OUT
MONROE COUNY THREE TO NOTHING  TO TAKE THE TITLE…..
BOTH TEAMS WILL NOW ADVANCE ON TO THE FORUTH REGION TOURNAMENT WHICH BEGINS MONDAY……




ACCORDING TO THE COURIER JOURNAL….FORMER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE  MEN’S   BASKSETBALL COACH…RICK PITINO….
HAS FILED A FEDERAL LAWSUIT AGAINST ADIDAS…..ALLEGING COMPANY DELIBERATELY DAMAGED HIS REPUTATION……

ADIDAS TERMINATED ITS PERSONAL SERVICES CONTRACT WITH PITINO  MONDAY…. FOLLOWING HIS DISMISSAL BY THE
LOUISVILLE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION….

AN F-B-I COMPLAINT  ACCUSES ADIDAS OF ATTEMPTING TO FUNNEL MONEY  TO THE FAMILIES OF TWO LOUISVILLE RECRUITS IN
RETURN FOR THEM TO ATTEND THE LOUISVILLE…….SIGN WITH ADIDAS…….AND HIRE CERTAIN ADVISORE WHEN THEY
TURNED PRO…..

IN HIS SUIT…..PITINO CONTENDS HE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH…..AND NO KNOWLEDGE….. OF THE ADIDAS CONSPIRACY……







SCHOOL BOARD
10/17/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR MEETING LAST NIGHT .AT THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER…..
DIRECTOR OF PUPIL PERSONNEL….GARY DEWITT….INFORMED THE BOARD THAT ATTENDANCE FOR THE SECOND MONTH OF
THE YEAR WAS 94-POINT-66 PERCENT… WHICH WAS DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM  95-POINT-ZERO-SEVEN PERCENT FOR THE
SECOND MONTH LAST YEAR…..
SUPERINTENDENT RANDALL JACKSON TALKED WITH THE BOARD ABOUT TWO NEW MEDICAL PROGRAMS COMING TO THE
DISTRICT…..INCLUDING THE “TELE-MEDICINE” PROGRAM WITH THE VANBERBILT MEDICAL CENTER’S CHILDREN’S
HOSPITAL……

AND THE BOARD APPROVED NON-RESIDENT CONTRACTS……FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR  WITH
BARREN…MONROE…SIMPSON…AND WARREN COUNTIES AND THE BOWLING GREEN AND GLASGOW INDEPENDENT
DISTRICTS……



ELECTION EXAMS
10/17/17

PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES FOR THE OFFICE OF CIRCUIT COURT CLERK IN NEXT YEAR’S ELECTION….MUST REGISTER FOR
THE QUALIFYING EXAM…..BETWEEN  NOW AND NOVEMBER EIGHTH……
THE EXAM WILL BE GIVEN DECEMBER SECOND IN LEXINGTON….AND THIS WILL BE THE ONLY DATE AND LOCATION FOR THE
EXAM…...ANYONE WANTING TO RUN FOR CIRCUIT CLERK MUST SCORE AT LEAST  70-PERCENT ON THE EXAM……

AND THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE WILL HOLD  THE EXAM FOR THOSE SEEKING TO RUN FOR PROPERTY EVALUATION
ADMINISTRATOR  NOVEMBER 17TH IN LOUISVILLE….
STATE LAW REQUIRES ANYONE WANTING TO  APPEAR ON THE BALLOT AS A P-V-A CANDIDATE  TO HOLD  A CERTIFICATE ISSUED
BY THE REVENUE DEPARTMENT……



ESCAPEE
10/17/17

THE COLUMBIA POST OF THE STATE POLICE IS SEEKING HELP IN LOCATING  A MISSING   INMATE….25 YEAR OLD SHAWN
COCHRAN OF LOUSIVILLE WAS BEING TRANSPORTED  FROM  THE GREEN COUNTY TO THE TAYLOR COUNTY JAIL L WHEN HE
ESCAPED FROM THE GREEN COUNTY TRANSPORTAION OFFICER…..AROUND THE CAMPBELLSVILLE/TAYLOR COUNTY WATER
COMPANY LAST NIGHT……

TAYLOR IS A WHITE MALE…FIVE-FEET-10-INCHES TALL….HE WEIGHS 200 POUNDS AND HIS HAZEL EYES AND BROWN HAIR….
WHEN LAST SEEN HE WAS WEARING  ORANGE PANTS…..A GRAY SHIRT….ONE SHOE…AND WAS HANDCUFFED  WITH HIS HANDS
IN FRONT OF HIS BODY…..

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF SHAWN  COCHRAN IS ASKED TO CALL NINE-ONE-ONE….OF STATE  
POLICE AT 800-TWO-TWO-TWO-55-55……



BRIDGEMAN
10/17/17

87 YEAR OLD ADA GUSTAVA CHERRY BRIDGEMEN DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER  AT BOWLING GREEN…..
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 ONE THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DAVID AND DEBBY CHERRY OF BOWLING GREEN AND DANNY AND
VENA BRIDGEMAN AND DONNIE AND ANGIE BRIDGEMAN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/17/17

THE LADY PATRIOTS BATTLE MONROE COUNTY IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH AT THE 15TH DISRICT VOLLEYBALL
TOURNAMENT…….


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY COLORADO……


THE LOUISVILLE  ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION  OFFICIALY FIRED COACH RICK PITINO YESTERDAY….THREE WEEKS  ATER THE
UNIVERSITY THAT THE MEN’S BASKETBALL PROGRAM IS BEING INVESTIGATED AS PART OF A FEDERAL CORRUPTION PROBE……

OCTOBER SECOND…..THE ASSOCIATION AUTHORIZED UNIVERSITY  INTERIM PRESIDENT GREG POSTEL TO BEGIN THE FIRING
PROCESS OF PITINO……AFTER POSTEL PLACED HIM ON UNPAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE SEPTEMBER 27TH……

PITINO ISN’T NAMED IN COURT DOCUMENTS…..BUT POSTEL SAID IN A DISCIPLINARY LERRER THAT THE ALLEGATIONS
VIOLATED HIS CONTRACT……







BUDGET  SHORT FALL
10/16/17

KENTUCKY TAX PAYERS  CAN EXPECT  A BUDGET SHORTFALL OF MORE THAN 155-MILLION DOLLARS…..AFTER A PANEL  OF
STATE ECONOMISTS HAVE REVISED THE COMMONWEALTH’S  OFFICIAL REVENUE FORECAST……

IN AUGUST…..THE CONSENSUS FORECASTING GROUP….ISSUED A PRELIMINARY ESTIMATED SHORTFALL  OF JUST OVER  206-
MILLION DOLLARS……WHICH PROMPTED GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN TO ASK FOR BUDGET CUTS OF 17-POINT-FOUR PERCENT
FROM MOST STATE AGENCIES……

THE GOVERNOR CAN’T ORDER BUDGET CUTS UNLESS THE OFFICIAL REVENUE ESTIMATE IS CHANGED…..SO STATE
ECONOMISTS WERE EXPECTED TO DO THAT IN DECEMBER….BUT THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION ASKED THAT BE DONE NOW SO
THEY COULD GET AN EARLY START ON CUTS…..

AND THE PANEL PREDICTED  A SMALLER DEFICIT BECAUSE THE COMMONWEALTH COLLECTED MORE TAX MONEY THAT IT HAD
EXPECTED IN THE LAST THREE MONTHS…..



FLU SEASON
10/16/17

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE LOOKING FOR A TOUGH FLU SEASON IN KENTUCKY THIS WINTER…..

STATE EPIDEMIOLOGIST….DR. JONATHAN BALLARD….SAYS BECAUSE OF HOW THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE WAS AFFECTED  
BY THE FLU…..IS A GOOD INDICATION OF HOW IT COULD HIT THE UNITED STATES…..AS AUSTRALIA  HAD THREE TIME THE  
NUMBER OF FLU CASES  AND THREE TIMES THE NUMBER OF DEATHS DUE TO THE FLU…..

SO FAR…..THERE HAVE BEEN THREE CONFIRMED CASES OF THE FLU IN THE COMMONWEALTH…….



DROWNING-BARREN RIVER
10/16/17

EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING…..EMERGENCY PERSONEL RESPONDED TO  “BOAT RAMP ROAD” IN AUSTIN  WHERE A VEHICLE  
WAS  FULLY SUBMERGED IN ABOUT 10-FEET OF WATER….

A MAN AND A WOMAN WERE IN THE TRUCK….WHEN IT WAS NEAR THE WATER ON THE BOAT RAMP…..AND FOR SOME UNKNOW
REASON IT WENT INTO THE WATER…..

THE FEMALE WAS ABLE TO ESCAPE……HOWEVER…..THE  MAN DID NOT…….AND HE’S BEEN IDENTIFIED BY THE BARREN
COUNTY CORNER’S OFFICE AS  49 YEAR OLD RICHARD DAVID CROSS OF GLASGOW…….
THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE INCIDENT CONTINUES…….



MEETINGS
10/16/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

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

THURSDAY  AFTERNOON AT FOUR THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE ALZEHEIMER’S SUPPORT  GROUP  MEETS AND THE
HALFRY/DALTON  V-F-W  MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6…….



SPORTS
10/16/17

THE PATROT JUNIOR VARITHY FOOTBALL GOES TO  OLD MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL TO PLAY THE FALCONS….

AND THE 15TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS AT GLASGOW HIGH SCHOOL……
AS THE LADY PATROTS TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY……
THEN MONROE COUNTY GOES AGAINST GLASGOW…….


IN MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL….
THE TITANS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE COLTS……







CREDIT BILL
10/13/17

A BILL HAS BEEN PRE-FILED FOR THE TWENTY-18 GENERAL ASSEMBLY….THAT WOULD STRENGTHEN PROTECTIONS FOR
KENTUCKIANS  AFFECTED BY A  DATA BREACH…..

THE MASSIVE EQUIFAX BREACH…..HAS AFFECTED OVER 145-MILION AMERICANS…. AND APPROXIMATELY  40-PERCENT OF
KENTUCKY FAMILIES….

THE BILL WOULD AMEND CURRENT STATE LAW TO REQUIRE COMPANIES RRESPONSIBLE FOR A DATA BREACH TO PROVIDE
IMPACTED KENTUCKIANS ACCESS TO A FREE CREDIT FREEZE…..THREE FREE CCREDIT REPORTS EACH YEAR FROM EACH OF
THE MAJOR CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES….AND FIVE YEARS OF CREDIT MONITORING…..

THE LEGISLATON WOUILD ALSO REQUIRE ALL CREDIT REPORTS BE INCRYPTED…. MAKING  IT MORE DIFFICULT FOR HACKERS
TO STEAL PERSONAL AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION……




GRAVE LINE TOUR
10/13/17

THE GRAVE LINE TOUR….A GUIDED HISTORIC LANTERN TOUR OF SCOTTSVILLE’S OLD CITY CEMETERY…..BEGINS TONIGHT…..
THE GRAVE LINE TOUR IS SPONSORED BY THE HISTORICSL SOCIETY  IN ASSOCIATION WITH  THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC
LIBRARY……



HOOD
10/13/17

76 YEAR OLD WILLIAM LEE HOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT SCOTTSVILLE MANOR…..AND THERE WILL BE
NO VISITATION OR SERVICE AT THIS TIME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; VICKIE AND GENE TURNER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN
AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/13/17

THE PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO WARREN EAST HIGH SCHOOL……

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…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE……STARTING AT SIX-30…….



THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM WILL PRACTICE AT 11-30 TOMORROW MORNING AT THE SOCCER FIELD BEHIND THE
INTERMEDIATE CENTER….

THE EIGHTH GRADERS WILL BE RECONGIZED AND IT’S ASKED THAT YOU BRING CHAIRS…….







BUSINESS APPRECIATION
10/11/17

A GOOD CROWD WAS ON HAND….LAST NIGHT…..FOR THE ANNUAL BUSINESS APPRECIAITON DINNER……

IN TWO-THOUSAND-NINE…..THE  “I-D-A”  BOARD HAD ASSETS OF 200-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..WHICH  HAVE NOW GROWN TO
THREE-POINT-FIVE MILLON……



GENERAL FUND UP
10/11/17

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN  CHILTON REPORTED  YESTERDAY THAT THE COMMONWEALTH’S GENERAL FUND  RECEIPTS  
ROSE FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER WHEN COMPARED TO LAST SEMPTMBER….

TOTAL GENERAL FUND REVENUES  GREW  BY 40-POINT-SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS IN SEPTEMBER  AS SALES AND GROSS
RECEIPTS….NATURAL RESOURCES….AND INCOME TAXES ALL POSTED GAINS…..WHILE LICENSE AND PRIVILEGE…..
PROPERTY…..AND MISCELLANEOUS TAXES ALL POSTED DECLINES…..

THE OFFICIAL GENERAL FUND REVENUE ESTIMATE FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR…...WHICH ENDS JUNE 30TH……CALLS
FOR REVENUE TO GROW THREE-POINT- EIGHT PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR…..AND BASED ON SEPTEMBER’S RESULTS….
GENERAL FUND REVENUES NEED TO INCREASE  FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE FISCAL YEAR TO
MEET THE OFFICIAL ESTIMATE……



OWENSBORO MAN DROWNS
10/11/17

TWO MEN…..INCLUDING A DAVIESS COUNTY  MAN….HAVE DROWN NEAR GULF SHORES WHILE TRYING  TO SAVE  A 12-YEAR OLD
WHO WAS STRUGGLING IN THE SURF….

THE COAST GUARD  IDENTIFIED  THE VICTIMS AS  47 YEAR OLD STEVEN WAHLER OF OWENSBORO  AND 21 YEAR OLD BRADLEY
MURPHY OF ELBERTA, CANADA….

THE CHILD MADE IT SAFELY OUT…….



SPORTS
10/11/17

THE ANNUAL SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC…..TO BE PLAYED DECEMBER 28TH THRU THE 30TH AT ALLEN
COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…. WILL FEATURE EIGHT GIRLS TEAMS AND SIX BOYS TEAMS….

THE GIRL’S TOURNAMENT WILL HAVE…UPPERMAN HIGH SCHOOL FROM BAXTER, TENNESSEE…..BOWLING GREEN…..SIMON
KENTON….MADISONVILLE-NORTH HOPKINS….APOLLO….WARREN EAST….LECANTO, FLORIDA….AND THE LADY PATRIOTS…..

AND THE BOY’S TOURNAMENT  WILL FEATURE…….GREENWOOD…..RUSSELLVILLE…. WARREN EAST…..LECANTO, FLORIDA….
TODD COUNTY CENTRAL AND THE PATRIOTS……







WKU INVESTOR RATING
10/09/17

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM  MOODY’S INVESTORS SERVICE….WESTERN KENTUCKY  UNIVERSITY  WILL CONTINE TO
HAVE AN…..A-TWO……UNDERLYING RATING AND STABLE OUTLOOK FROM MOODY’S……AS THEY HAVE RELEASED ITS RATING
UPDATE ON THE RATED OUTSTANDING GENERAL RECEIPTS BONDS FOR WESTERN…….

THE REPORT IS THE CONCLUSION OF REVIEWS FOR POTENTIAL  RATING DOWNGRADES OF EIGHT KENTUCKY PUBLIC
UNIVERSITIES AND ONE FOUNDATION…. FOLLOWING A DOWNGRADE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ISSUER RATING ON JULY 20TH
OF THIS YEAR……



QUIT LINE
10/09/17

KENTUCKY’S…TOBACCO QUIT LINE….IS TAKING CENTER STATE  IN A NEW ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN THAT ENCOURAGES
PEOPLE TO STOP USING TOBACCO PRODUCTS…..AS THE ADS ARE DESIGNED TO LEAD RESIDENTS TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S  
FREE TOBACCO COUNSELING SERVICE AT…. 800-QUIT-NOW……

MORE THAN EIGHT-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS DIE EACH YEAR BECAUSE OF TOBACCO-RELATED DISEASE…..WITH 85-PERCENT
BEING LUNG CANCER CAUSED BY CIGARETT SMOKING…..AS THE COMMONWEALTH LEADS THE NATIONA  IN LUNG CANCER
DEATHS……

ANNUAL MEDICAID AND MEDICARE COSTS EXCEED AND ESTIMATED  ONE-POINT-TWO BILLION DOLLARS FOR TREATMENT OF
KENTUCKIANS SUFFERING SMOKING-RELATED DISEASES AND CONDITIONS…..WHICH EQUALS  300-DOLLARS FOR EACH OF
THE FOUR-MILLION PEOPLE LIVING IN THE COMMONWEALTH……



INDIGENOUS  PEOPLES DAY
10/09/17

THE CITY OF STANFORD IS CELEBRATING ITS FIRST  “INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY”…. TODAY…..AT THE LINCOLN COUNTY
COURTHOUSE….

THE INITIATIVE IS AIMED A BRINGIN PERSPECTIVE AND BALANCE TO COLUMBUS DAY BY HIGHLIGHTING AMERICAN INDIAN
HISTORY AND CULTURE….

THE PROGRAM WILL FEATURE SPEAKERS AND MUSIC BY NATIVE AMERICAN WHO LIVE IN THE REGION…..



MEETING CALENDAR
10/09/17

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…..

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

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



COLUMBUS DAY CLOSINGS
10/09/17

THERE ARE SOME  CLOSINGS FOR THE COLUMBUS DAY HOLIDAY TODAY…..

FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE  ARE  CLOSED AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERT……
AND SOME FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS  ARE  CLOSED……



SPORTS
10/09/17

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLYBALL TEAM GOES TO BUTLER COUNTY…..

AND THE JUNIOR VARSITY  FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD…..







VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS
10/06/17

KENTUCKY OFFICIALS SAY  BEGINNING NEXT MONTH….THEY PLAN TO HALT 16-THOUSAND DRIVERS FROM RENEWING THEIR
VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS FOR REPEATEDLY FAILING TO PAY OHIO RIVER BRIDGE TOLLS……

TOLLS BEGAN DECEMBER  30TH  ON THREE BRIDGES CONNECTING LOUISVILLE WITH SOUTHERN INDIANA…… RIVER-LINK….
AN ALL-ELECTRONIC TOLL NETWORK….. USES CAMERAS TO CAPTURE DRIVERS’ LICENSE PLATES AND SEND BILLS……

SINCE  TOLLING BEGAN…..50-MILLION DOLLARS HAVE BEEN COLLECTED…..AS DAILY TRAFFIC LAST MONTH WAS OVER 80-
THOUSAND VEHICLES  ADAY……



FITNESS CENTERS SUED
10/06/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHER IS TAKING TWO FITNESS CENTERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH  TO COURT….

BESHEAR SAYS   AMERICAN HEALTH CENTER IN  GRAYSON  AND FITNESS WORLD IN RACELAND   IN  FAILED TO REGISTER WITH
HIS OFFICE AND ALSO FAILED TO POST A CASH BOND THAT PROTECTS MEMBERS SHOULD A CENTER GO OUT OF BUSINESS……

LAST YEAR…..SIMIAL ACTIONS WERE TAKNE AGAINST FITNESS CENTER IN FRANKFORT…..HODGENVILLE…..LOUISVILLE……AND
VERSAILLES….THOSE CASES RESULTED IN  FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLARS RETURNED TO THE COMMONWEALTH…..A NINE-
THOUSAND DEFAULT JUDGEMENT…..AND ONE COMPANY AGREED NOT TO OPERATE  A FITNESS CENTER IN KENTUCKY  FOR 10-
YEARS……..



SHUTZ
10/06/17

76 YEAR OLD HANNELORE THOMAS SHUTZ DIED WEDNESDAY AT DIVERSICARE OF GLASGOW….A MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE
HELD AT A LTER DATE…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS; DEANNA GREG OF AUBURN AND ASHLEY SHUTZ OF SCOTTSVILLE….A STEP-GAUGHER;
LAURALLEN SHUTZ AND ALVIN SHUTZ….SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



HOLZMAN
10/06/17

70 YEAR OLD JAMES ALLNE HOLZMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN……THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OR SERVICES AT THIS TIME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DONNA HOLZMAN…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JAMES OF CALIFORNIA, BRIAN AND
KARYN OF WISCONSIN AND STEVEN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A DAUGHTER; VALERIE HOLZMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..11
GRANDCHILDREN AND 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE…..



WADE
10/06/17

76 YEAROLD BETTY LAW WADE OF THE MIDWAY COMMUNITY DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO-30 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT
HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME….. AND EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO GIDEONS INTERNATIONAL…..THE SIDS FOUNDATION….OR GALILEAN
HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; CHARLES WADE…..A DAUGHTER; JERRI LEE PARKER OF THE MIDWAY COMUNITY…..A
BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; BROWNIE AND MARY LOUISE LAW OF LOUISVILLE…..AND A SISTER; SHIRLEY FLEMING OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDRN AN A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



WILLOUGHBY
10/06/17

83 YEAR OLD CHARLES GLEN WILLOUGHY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY  AT HIS RESIDENCE……FUNERAL  SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; NANCY WILLOUGHBY ……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; GWEN AND LEE PARRISH…..AND TWO
BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; CARREL AND RANDALL AND BETTY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-
IN-LAW; ANN AND SAMMY ISENBERG OF SCOTTSVILLE AND ANITA WEST OF WEST VIRGINIA…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND A
GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/06/17

IN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL……

CAVERNA GOES TO BETHLEHEM…..
AND RUSSELL COUNTY IS ON THE ROAD TO ROCKCASTLE COUNTY……







BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS
10/05/17

THE  U-S  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION HAS NAMED NINE SCHOOLS IN THE COMMONWEALTH AS…..TWENTY-17  NATIONAL BLUE
RIBBON SCHOOLS….

342 SCHOOLS NATIONWIDE RECEIVED THE AWARD….AND ONE OF THE NINE SCHOOLS HONORED IN KENTUCKY   IS  RICH
POND ELEMENTARY  SCHOOL IN BOWLING GREEN……

THE PROGRAM THAT BEGAN IN 1982……RECOGNIZES PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ELEMENTARY…..MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS THAT
ARE EITHER HIGH-PERFORMING OR HAVE RAISED STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT TO HIGH LEVELS….

THIS YEAR’S HONOREES  WILL BE ACKNOWLED AT A CEREMONY…..NEXT MONTH….IN WASHINGTON  D-C…….



LABOR CABINET
10/05/17

LAST MONTH…..THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET CONDUCT 19  FREE….ON-SITE VISITS  OR CONSUSTATIVE SURVEYS…..FOR
EMPLOYEERS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH…..
AND AS A RESUTL OF THE SURVEYS …..EMPLOYERS CORRECTED  65-SERIOUS VIOLATIONS   THAT COULD HAVE AFFECTED  492-
EMPOYEES   AND RESULTED IN ENFORCEMENT PENALITIES OF UP TO 455-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..

ALSO IN SEPTEMBER…..THE LABOR CABINET RECOUPED  100-THOUSAND                 395-DOLLARS IN UNPAID WAGES FOR
KENTUCKY WORKERS….



ACCIDENT-HART
10/05/17

A THREE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON I-65….NEAR THE 72 MILE MARKER  YESTERDAY…. INJURED FOUR PERSONS….

STATE POLCIE SAY   20 YEAR OLD TIA SMITH OF TENNESSEE WAS NORTHBOUND IN A TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT MITSUBISHI…..
WHEN SHE STRUCK A TWO-THOUSAND-TWO   P-T CRUSIER OPERATED  BY 35 YEAR OLD PATRICIA  KIMBLE OF FOUNTIAN RUN IN
THE REAT….THE KIMBLE VEHICLE THEN CROSSED THREE LANES OF TRAFIC AND STRUCK THE GUARDRAIL….BEFORE RE-
ENTERINT THE ROADWAY….WHERE IS WAS HIT BY A TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN FREIGHTLINER DRIVEN BY  69 YEAR OLD RICH
GLEAVES OF TENNESEE……

EVERYONE WAS WEARING SEATBELTS…AND THREE JUVENILE PASSENGERS  IN THE  KIMBLE  VEHICLE WERE TRANSPORTED  
TO HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL  AND NORTON’S CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL…AND PATRICA  KIMBLE WAS TAKEN TO UNIVERSITY OF
LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL……



SPORTS
10/05/17

THIS WEEK’S  “A-P”…..CLASS FOUR “A”…FOOTBALL RANKINGS  STILL FIND JOHNSON CENTRAL NUMBER ONE…AND WAYNE
COUNTY SECOND…..

FRANKLIN/SIMPSON MOVES UP TO FIFTH….. LOGAN COUNTY JUMPS TO SIXTH…..

AND THE PATRIOTS ALSO RECEIVED VOTES……


IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL…..
LOUISVILLE PLAYS AT NORTH CAROLINA STATE…..

AND THE PREDATORS OPEN THEIR SEASON AS THEY GO TO BOSTON…..







SECURITY GRANTS
10/04/17

THE KENTUCKY OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY HAS ANNOUNCED  THE AWARDING OF ALMOST THREE-MILLION
DOLLARS……IN 114 GRANTS…..ACROSS 77 COUNTIES….FOR THE TWENTY-17 HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM TO
PURCHASE LAW ENFORCEMENT…..FIRE…..AND EMERGENCY SERVICES EQUIPMENT…..

ALLEN FISCAL COURT WILL BE RECEIVING  88-THOUSAND-500 DOLLARS FOR THE PURCHASE OF  INFRASTRUTUCTURE
EQUIPMENT…..

A TOTAL OF 259 APPLICATIONS……REQUESTING 13-MILLION DOLLARS IN GRANTS WERE RECEOVED…….



FROEGE EXPANDING
10/04/17

FROEDGE MACHINE AND SUPPLY COMPANY….WHICH PROVIDES REPAIR SERVICES TO LOCAL INDUSTRIES…..WILL INVEST  680-
THOUSAND DOLLARS   FOR A NEW         63-HUNDRED  SQUARE FOOT FACILITY IN GLASGOW…THAT WILL  CREATE  12 FULL-TIME
JOBS….

FROEDGE…..WHICH WAS ESTABLISED IN 1962…… WILL MAINTAIN ITS HEADQUARTERS SHOP IN TOMPKINSVILLE……….



REF FILES SUIT
10/04/17

A COLLEGE BASKETBALL OFFICIAL…..HAS FILED A FEDERAL LAWSUIT AGAINST A KENTUCKY MEDIA COMPANY….FOR HELPING
INCITE DEATH THREATS AGAINST HIM AND HIS FAMILY….AND THE POSTING OF DEFAMATORY MESSAGES ON SOCIAL MEIDA THAT
DISTUPTED HIS ROOFING BUSINESS IN OMAHA….

JOHN HIGGINS CLAIMS  THE HARASSMENT CAME AFTER HE AND OTHER OFFICIALS WERE CRITIZED BY  U-K COACH JOHN
CALIPARI  AND MEDIA MEMBERS FOLLOWING KENTUCKY’S LOSS TO EVENTUAL CHAMPION  NORTH CAROLINA IN A REGIONAL
FINAL GAME……



FALL FOLIAGE
10/04/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF TOURISM  AND THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS   HAS LAUNCHED  THE  32ND YEAR
OF THE…..COLORFALL PROGRAM…..THAT HIGHLIGHTS PEAK FOLIAGE VIEWING AREAS AND FALL EVENTS ACROSS THE
COMMONWEALTH…..

ON THE COLORFALL WEBSITE….AT KENTUCKY-TOURISM-DOT-COM-FORWQRD SLASH-SEASONS….THERE  A STATE MAP WHERE
FALL COLORS CAN BE VIEWED BY REGION…..AND THERE ARE ALSO “BLOG POSTS”  THAT  PROVIDE REPORTS ON STAGES OF
LEFT CHANGES  IN THE COMMONWEALTH……

KENTUCKIANS AND VISITORS  ARE ALSO ENCOURAGED TO USE THE HASHTAG…..K-Y-COLOR-FALL…..TO UPLOAD
PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE FALL FOLIAGE  IN THE COMMONWEALTH……



SPORTS
10/04/17

AT THE BOY’S STATE GOLF TOURNAMENT…

OWEN STAMPER  SHOT  A THREE OVER PAR  75 YESTERDAY……IN THE OPENING ROUND OF THE BOYS STATE GOLF
TOURNAMENT…..FINISHING IN 27TH INDIVIDUALLY…..

STAMPER IS ONE OF 77 GOLFERS THAT MADE THE CUT…..AND  WILL ADVANCE ON TO THE SECOND ROUND TODAY……



THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HAS NAMED VINCE TYRA  AS ACTING ATHLETIC DIRECTOR…..WHILE TOM JURICH REMAINS ON
PAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE….

TYRA….A LOUISVILLE NATIVE…..IS THE SON OF FORMER CARDINAL BASKETBALL PLAYER  CHARLIE TYRA…..
HE GRADUATED FROM U-K…..WHRE HE WAS A MEMBER AND TWO-YEAR CAPTAIN OF THE BASEBALL TEAM……..







FLAGS TO HALF STAFF
10/02/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS DIRECTED BOTH AMERICAN AND STATE FLAGS….AT ALL STATE BUILDINGS….BE LOWERED TO
HALF-STAFF THRU FRIDAY AT SUNSET TO REMEMBER THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE LAS VEGAS MASSACURE…..

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS…..BUSINESSESS…. ORGANIZATIONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO
JOIN IN THIS TRIBUTE TO HONOR THE VICTIMS AND FAMILIES OF THE LAS VEGAS SHOOTING…..




FALL FOREST FIRE
10/03/17

THE FALL FOREST FIRE SEASON BEGAN  OCTOBER FIRST AND RUNS THRU DECEMBER 15TH…..DURING THIS TIME….IT IS
AGAINST THE LAW TO DO ANY OPEN BURING  WITHIN 150-FEET OF ANY WOODLAND OR BRUSHLAND   BETWEEN SIX IN THE
MORNING AND  SIX AT NIGHT…..

THERE ARE ABOUT 15-HUNDRED WILDFIRES IN THE COMMONWEALTH EACH YEAR….AND LAST FALL…..420 FIRES BURNED
ABOUT 52-THOUSAND ACRES….WITH MOST OF THOSE BEING IN NOVEMBER…..

LAST FIRE SEASON…..70 INDIVIDUALS WERE GIVEN CITATIONS FOR ILLEGAL BURNING…..AND 14 WERE ARRESTED AND
CHARGED WITH SETTING FIRES…..



WORK READY COMMUNITIES
10/02/17

KENTUCKY EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE  DEVELOPMENT CABINET SECRETARY  HAL HEINER….HAS ANNOUNCED THAT   
JESSAMINE  COUNTY HAS  BEEN CERTIFIED AS A “WORK READY COMMUNITY”……AND BATH COUNTY HAS HAS BEEN CERTIFIED
AS A “WORK READY COMMUNITY IN PROGRESS”…..

THE “WORK READY CERTIFICATION”…..ASSURES EMPLOYERS  THAT A LOCAL WORK FORCE HAS THE TALENT AND SKILLS
NECESSARY TO STAFF EXISTING JOBS…..AND TO MASTER THE INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES NEW JOBS WILL REQUIRE…..

SINCE THE “WORK READY PROGRAM” BEGAN IN FEBRUARY OF TWENTY-12….38 COUNNTIES INCLUDING  ADAIR…..NELSON….
WARREN….AND WASHINGTON  HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS “ WORK READY COMMUNITIES”…..



GAUDY
10/03/17

89 YEAR OLD GRACE STONE GAUDY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT WESTMORELAND CARE AND REHAB…..MEMORIAL
SERVIES WILL BE HELD LATER IN FLORIDA….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; BRAD GENS OF SCOTTSVILLE…….TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; SUE AND TIM EVANS OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND DEBORAH AND WILLIAM SCHMITZ OF NEW YORK…….FIVE GRANDCHILDRE AND NINE GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/03/17

THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE ATHLETIC BOARD HAS AUTHORIZED INTERIM PRESIDENT GREG POSTEL TO PROCEED WITH
THE FIRING OF MEN’S BASKETBALL COACN RICK PITINO……IN THE WAKE OF THE FEDERAL BRIBERTY INVESTIGATION
INVOLVING THE PROGRAM……

PITINO  WAS PLACED ON UNPAID ADMINISTRATIVE LAST WEEK…..AND EVEN THOUGH HE’S NOT NAMED IN COURT
DOCUMENTS…..POSTEL SAYS THE ALLGATIONS VIOLATED HIS CONTRACT   AND PROVIDED JUST CAUSE TO BE PLACED ON
UNPAID LEAVE…..

MEANTIME….PITINO  HAS SENT A BREACH-OF-CONTRACT NOTICE TO LOUISVILLE….. AT STAKE IS THE  44-MILLION DOLLARS
REMAINING  ON HIS CONTRACT…..






TAXES
10/02/17

ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY TAXES WENT INTO THE MAIL SATURDAY AND ARE NOW PAYABLE…..

TAXES PAID BY NOVEMBER FIRST RECEIVE A TWO-PERCENT DISCOUNT….
THE FACE AMOUNT OF THE BILL WILL BE DUE NOVEMBER SECOND THRU JANUARY SECOND….
JANUARY THIRD THRU  JANUARY  31ST  A FIVE-PERCENT PENALITY WILL BE ADDED….
AND FEBAURY FIRST THRU  APRIL  16TH THE PENALITY  GOES TO 21-PERCENT…..
THEN ON APRIL 16TH AT FOUR-30….ALL UNPAID TAX BILLS WILL BE TURNED OVER TO THE COUNTY CLERK…….

IF YOU DON’T RECEIVE YOUR TAX BILL IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS….BE SURE AND CONTACT THE SHERIFF’S   OFFICE…….



DOUBLE FATAL-WARREN
10/02/17

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO ASSIST THE ALLENCCOUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  WITH A   PURSUIT….WHICH HAD BEGUN
IN TENNESSEE….AND WAS INITIATED BY THE WESTMORELAND POLICE  DEPARTMENT…..
WESTMORELAND OFFICERS HAD ATTEMPED TO STOP THE VEHICLE FOR SPEEDING AND RECKLESS DRIVING……
THE PURSUIT LED ALLEN COUNTY DEPUTIES ONTO SMITHS GROVES ROAD…. CROSING INTO WARREN COUNTY ON SMITHS
GROVE ROAD….AND REACHING SPEED OVER   100 MILES-PER-HOUR……
ONCE THE PURSUIT NEARED THE SMITHS GROVE CITY LIMITS….ALLEN COUNTY DEPUTIES TERMINATED THE PURSUIT….AND
MINUTES LATER THE VEHICLE CRASHED   NEAR THE 68/80 INTER-SECTION WHERE THREE OCCUPANTS  WERE EJECTED….

THERE WERE A TOTAL OF FIVE OCCUPANTS IN THE VEHICLE….TWO DIED AT THE SCENE AND THE OTHER THREE WERE FLOWN
TO HOSPITLAS IN TENENSSEE…..
THE NAMES OF THOSE INVOLVED HAVEN’T BEEN RELEASED  AT THIS TIME……



TVA RATE INCREASE
10/02/17

THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY  HAS INCLUDED  A ONE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT RATE IN ITS  10-POINT-FOUR BILLION
DOLLAR BUDGET  THAT TOOK EFFECT YESTERDAY….

T-V-A SAY THE RATE INCREASE IS MODEST AND  FALLS  BELOW THE RATE OF INFLATION…...AMOUNTING TO A   ONE-DOLLAR-
AND-50 CENT MORE MONTHLY FOR THE AVERAGE RESIDENT USING ONE-THOUSAND KILOWATT-HOURS PER MONTH……

T-V-A SERVES MORE THAN NINE-MILLION PEOPLE  IN PARTS OF SEVEN STATES INCLUDING   KENTUCKY  AND TENNESSEE……..



CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
10/02/17

A CONSTRUCITON PROJECT WILL TEMPORARILY  CLOSE  KENTUCKY FIVE-26….AT THE INTER-SECTION WITH   KENTUCKY 13-20  
IN WARREN COUNTY…TODAY THRU SATURDAY…...FOR THE CONSTRUCTION  OF A ROUNDABOUT…..

THE DETOUR WILL UTILIZE KENTUCKY NINE-57 AND KENTUCKY SEVEN-43……



NEW BAND  FACILITY
10/02/17

“MY VISUAL PACKAGE…..A START-UP MANUFACTURER OF CUSTOM  UNIFORMS…. FLAGS…..AND ACCESSORIES FOR MARCHING
BANDS  HAS ANNOUNCED  IT  WILL LOCATED A DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING CENTER  IN GLASGOW….
THE 15-THOUAND SQUARE  FOOT FACILITY  WILL BE LOCATED  ON GRANDFVIEW AVENUE….

FOUNDED IN TWENTY-17…..THE COMPANY  WILL FOCUS ON PROVIDING PRODUCTS FOR MARCHING BANDS AND WINTER  
GUARDS……



MEETINGS
10/02/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE LEAGUE OF ARTIST AND  CRAFTSMEN MEET TONIGHT AT 6:30 AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE CLUB BOTH MEET AT
7…..

SCOTTSVILLE ART GUILD MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON  AT ONE AND THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS  AT 5…..

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



SPORTS
10/02/17

DAVID PADGETT….A MEMBER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL STAFF  FOR THE LAST  THREE YEARS….AND A
FORGER THREE-YEAR STARTER FOR THE CARDINALS…….HAS BEEN NAMED ACTING MEN’S HEAD BASKETBALL COACH…..

PADGETT BECOMES JUST THE THIRD HEAD COACH FOR THE CARDINALS IN THE LAST  46-YEARS….FOLLOWING  RICK  PITINO
AND DENNY CRUM……







MORE STUDENTS GRADUATE
09/29/17

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION…..MORES  STUDENTS ARE GRADUATING
FROM HIGH SCHOOL AND EARNING QUALIFYING SCORES ON ADVANCED PLACEMENT TESTS…..

OVERALL….ACHIEVEMENT INCREASED SLIGHTLY FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS…..BUT WAS DOWN
SLIGHTLY  FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS……

THE COMMOWEALTH’S  FOUR-YEAR GRADUATION RATE ROSE TO  89-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT  FROM  88-POINT-SIX  PERCENT
LAST YEAR…..
NEARLY 52-THOUSAND STUDENTS TOOK   “A-P TESTs”….WITH  NEARLY 26-THOUSAND EARNING QUALIFYING SCORES…..
AND THE  OVERALL COMPOSITE  “A-C-T” SCORE FOR KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS ROSE FROM  19-POINT-TWO
PERCENT   TO 19-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT…..



FREE CAVE TOURS
09/29/17

IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY TOMORROW…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL BE OFFERING   FREE
MAMMOTH CAVE DISCOVERY TOURS…..

THE FREE TOURSS WILL BE OPEN FROM 10 TO TWO….AND PARTICIPATES NEED TO PICK UP THEIR TICKET IN THE VISITORS
CENTER BEFORE GOING ON THE TOUR….

THE 30-MINUTE…..THREE-QUARTER MILE ROUND TRIP…REQUIRES A WALK  DOWN AND UP THE STEEP HILL BELOW THE
VISITORS CENTER…...AS-WELL-AS 160 STEPS…..



ABORTION RULING TO BE APPEALED
09/29/17

A FEDERAL JUDGE RULED WEDNESDAY  THAT KENTUCKY’S  ABORTION LAW VIOLATES THE FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS OF
PHYSICIANS…...AND  A SPOKESPERSON FOR   GOVEROR  MATT BEVIN SAYS THE RULING WILL BE APPEALED….

THE LAW REQUIRES DOCTORS CONDUCT AN ULTRASOUND EXAM BEFORE AN ABORTION…..AND THEN TRY TO SHOW FETAL
IMAGES  AS-WELL-AS   LAY THE FETAL HEARTBEAT TO THE PATIENT……

THE A-C-L-U FILED THE SUIT ON BEHALF OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S LONE REMAINING ABORTION PROVIDER…..



HOLLEY EXPANDING
09/29/17

IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT HOLLEY PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS WILL ESTABLISH A NINE-POINT-15 MILLION DOLLAR  
FACILITY IN FRANKLIN THAT WILL CREATE  30 NEW JOBS…..

THE DISTRIBIUTION CENTER…..WHICH  WILL BE LOCATED  IN A LEASED 200-THOUSAND  SQUARE FOOT FACILITY…..IS
EXPECTED  TO BE OPERATIONAL  EARLY NEXT YEAR…..

TH E OPERATION WILL BE ABOUT 20-MILES FROM HOLLEY’S CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS IN  BOWLING GREEN……



FLU SHOTS
09/29/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT WILL BE OFFERING WALK-IN FLU CLINICS ON MONDAY, OCTOEBR 2RD  FROM SEVEN-
45 TO 11-45…..AND ON MONDAY, OCTOBER NINTH FROM ONE  TO THREE-45…..

REGULAR FLU VACCINE WILL BE AVAILABLE  FOR ANYONE SIX MONTHS TO  64-YEARS OF AGE…HIGH DOSE VACCINE WILL BE
AVAILABLE FOR THOSE 65-YEARS AND OLDER…..AND THE FLU MIST WILL NOT BE OFFERED AGAIN THIS YEAR PER PUBLIC
HEALTH GUIDELINES….

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  CAN BILL MEDICAID….MEDICARE PART “B”…..AND ANTHEM BLUE-CROSS AND BLUE-SHIELD….AS-
WELL-AS  UNITED HEALTH CARE FOR RETIRED STATE EMPLOYEES…. BE SURE AND BRING YOUR INSURANCE CARD….AND FOR
ANYONE WITHOUT INUSURANCE…..THE COST WILL BE 20-DOLLARS…..
ALSO A PARENT OF LEGAL GUARDIAN  MUST BE PRESENT TO SIGN FOR A CHILD UNDER THE  AGE  OF 18…..



SPORTS
09/29/17

THE PATRIOTS RETUEN HOME TO CELEBRATE HOMECOMING AS THEY TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT FIELD…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND   99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30……







WOMEN MURDERED BY MEN
09/28/17

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM THE VIOLENCE POLICY CENTER…..KENTUCKY RANKS  EIGHTH IN THE NATION IN THE
RATE OF WOMEN MURDERED BY MEN…. MARKING THE FIRST TIME SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-FOUR  THE COMMONWEALTH HAS
RANKED IN THE TOP  10 STATES…..

THE STUDY FOUND THAT NATIONWIDE…..93-PERCENT OF WOMEN KILLED BY MEN WERE MURDERED BY SOMEONE THEY
KNEW…..AND THE MOST COMMON WEAPON USED WAS A GUN…..

ALASKA TOPS THE LIST….WITH TENNESSEE RANKING EIGHTH……..



NEW NATIONAL MONUMENT
09/28/17

THE U-S INTERIOR DEPARTMENT HAS RECOMMENDED CHANGES TO  SOME NATIONAL MONUMENTS……WHILE ALSO
RECOMMENDING THREE NEW ONE BE ESTABLISHED IN MISSISSIPPI…..MONTANA…..AND  KENTUCKY….

IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..CAMP NELSON NEAR NICHOLASVILLE WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1863 AS A  700-BED UNION ARMY
HOSPITAL….
A CEMETERY WAS LARTER BUILT…..AND THE ARMY ALSO BUILT A REFUGEE CAMP FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF FREED SLAVE WHO
TRAINED AT CAMP NELSON……AS MANY AS EIGHT-THOUSAND TROOPS WERE GARRISONED AT THE CAM AT ANY ONE TIME…..



ACCIDENT-ADAIR
09/28/17

AN ACCIDENT ON THE NUNN PARKWAY IN ADAIR COUNTY YESTERDAY CLOSED THE ROADWAY FOR SEVERAL HOURS….

STATE POLICE  SAY A TWENTY-18 INTERNATIONAL-SEMI…..OPERATED BY 53 YEAR OLD TOMMY CRISS OF MEMPHIS…..LEFT THE
ROADWAY AND OVERTUURNED….. BLOCKING BOTH EAST-BOUND LANES FOR MORE THAN SIX-HOURS….

CRISS….WHO WAS WEARING A SEAT BELT…. WAS TAKEN TO T-J  HEALTH HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT…..



HOWELL
09/28/17

81 YEAR OLD JERRY FREEMAN HOWELL DIED YESTERDAY (WED) IN LAFAYETTE….. FUNERAL SERVICVES WILL BE SATURDAY
MORNING AT 11 AT GRACE BAPTICE CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN HAYSVILLE CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND MEMORIAL CONTRIUTIONS MAY BE MADE TO GRACE BAPTIST
CHURCH…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; TERRY AND JUDY…A NIECE; RENEE MADDEN……AND A NEPHEW; TERRY
MICHAEL HOWELL ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
09/28/17

THE PATRIOT CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS GO TO BARREN COUNTY   FOR THE “ALL-COMERS” RUN…..
THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD  TO GREEWOOD…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL TEAM HOSTS MONROE COUNTY…..:


THERE WAS A MAJOR  SHAKE-UP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE YESTERDAY…IN CONNECTION WITH  A FEDERAL
INVESTIGAITON INTO CORRUPTION IN COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..

THE SCHOOL HAD ACKNOWLEGE TUEDAY THE MEN’S BASKETBALL PROGRAM WAS PART OF THE INVESTIGATION…..THEN
YESTERDAY….INTERIM PRESIDENT GEORGORY POSTEL ANNOUNCED  MEN’S BASKETBALL  COACH RICK PITINO HAS BEEN
PLACE ON UNPAID ADMINSTRATIVE LEAVE…..AND ATHLETIC DIRECTOR  TOM JURICH WAS PLACED ON PAID ADMINISTRATIVE
LEAVE….
ACCORDING TO THEIR CONTRACT’S…..NEITHER CAN BE FIRED WITHOUT NOTICE…..







ANDERSON
09/27/17

38 YEAR OLD JEFF ANDERSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL  IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON   AT THE FUNERAL HOME….IN LIEU OF
FLOWERS EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE KAYDEN AND JORDAN ANDERSON FUND….
AND FOR MR. ANDERSON’S FUNERAL, CITY OFFICES WILL CLOSE AT 11 FRIDAY MORNING….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  RUTHIE RENA PERRY ANDERSON….TWO SONS; KAYDEN & JORDAN….HIS PARENTS;  ROGER AND
LISA MARTIN….AND   A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; MELISSA AND NICHOLAS TABBERT  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….SIX BROTHERS
AND SISTERS-IN LAW;  DICKIE AND CARRIE MARTIN  OF FOUNTAIN RUN AND   SCOTTY AND ASHLEY ANDERSON  AND  ROGER,
JUNIOR,  JOEY, KEVIN AND JAMIE MARTIN, ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; IRENE MARTIN…. HIS FATHER-IN-
LAW AND MOTHER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND SHERRY PERRY….AND TWO BROTHERS-IN-LAW;  JEREMY AND COLBY PERRY ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE….AND HIS GRAND-FATHER-IN-LAW; HENRY AND PEGGY DRIVER OF INDIANA…..



MITCHELL
09/27/17

88 YEAR OLD GLENNIS SANDERS MITCHELL OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) 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 TWO FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DANNY AND PEGGY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; L-
C AND HELEN SANDERS OF TENNESSEE…..A HALF-SISTER; DONNA CRAVENS  OF INDIANA…..AND A DAUGHTER-AND-LAW;
TAMELA BOGGESS OF BOLWING GREEN…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..
FISCAL COURT
09/27/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE MEADOR FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..
THREE BIDS WERE  RECEIVED TO REPAIR  A  “50-BY-30”  SINK HOLE  NEXT TO ALLEN SPRINGS ROAD…..

AND THE COURT AWARDED THE BID TO PELLIE’S CONSTRUCTION…..
THROUGH  SENATOR DAVID GIVENS OFFICE…..THE COUNTY HAS BEEN AWARDED 135-THOUSAND-734 DOLLARS  RESURFACE
SHORES AND SHIRK ROADS…..
AND THE COURT REAPPOINTED JEFF POWELL TO THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS…..



SAFETY DAYS
09/27/17

TOMORROW…..MORE THAN 600 FOURTH-GRADERS FROM  ALLEN….EDMONSON…. AND WAREN COUNTIES WILL PARTICIPATE IN
THE 22ND ANNUAL PROGRESSIVE AGRICULTURE  SAFEY DAYS PROGRAM  AT WESTERN’S BROWN  “AG” EXPO- CENTER…..

FROM NINE TO ONE-30….THE STUDENTS WILL ROTATE THROUGH  NINE DIFFERENT…. 15-MINUTE SESSIONS….COVERING
TOPICS SUCH AS CHEMICALL….FIRE…..SUN….. TRACTOR….AND ROADWAY  SAFETY…..

THE PROGRESSIVE AGRICULTURE SAFETY DAYS PROGRAM  IS THE LARGEST  RURAL SAFETY AND HEALTH EDUCATION
PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS IN NORTH AMERICA…..
OVER 100 VOLUNTEERS FROM  COMMUNITY AGENCIES…..PLUS SSUDENTS AND FACULTY FROM WESTERN….WILL BE
DONATING THEIR TIME FOR TOMORROW’S EVENT…..



PENSION FUNDING
09/27/17

THE HEADS OF KENTUCKY’S  AILING PENSION SYSTEMS  ARE ASKING THE COMMONWEALTH  PAY ABOUT  ONE-POINT-THREE
BILLION DOLLARS….MORE….INTO THE FUNDS  OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS…..

KENTUCKY’S  RETIREMENT SYSTEMS  ARE AMONG  THE WORST-FUNDED  IN THE NATION……AND THE FUNDS NEEDED  TO
KEEP THEM AFLOAT  HAS SNOWBALLED IN RECENT YEARS…..

THE FIVE-POINT-FOUR BILLION DOLLAR TOTAL REQUESTED BY THE  KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND KENTUCKY
TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTESM AMOUNTS TO ABOUT A QUARTER  OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S…..TWO-YEAR….21-BILLION
DOLLAR  BUDGET……



BASKETBALL SCANDLE
09/27/17

FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS ANNOUNCED CHARGES YESTERDAY….IN A NATIONWIDE CORRUPTION SCHEME   IN COLLEGE
BASKETBALL….

THE CASE INVOLVES UNIVERSITY AND  AMATTEUR COACHES…..OFFICIALS WITH ADIDAS….AND  SPORTS MONEY MANAGERS…..

COURT DOCUMENTS IMPLY THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE WAS PART OF THE INVESTIGAION…..WHICH INTERIM
PRESIDENT GREGORY POSTEL COMFIRMED YESTERDAY……



SPORTS
09/27/17

THIS WEEK’S “A-P”……CLASS FOUR “A”……HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL POLL FINDS THE PATRIOTS MOVING UP……
JOHNSON CENTRAL STILL NUMBER ONE…WITH WAYNE COUNTY SECOND…..AND COLLINS THIRD….
THE PATRIOTS  MOVE UP TO SIXTH…..
LOGAN COUNTY IS SEVENTH…..
AND FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  IS 10TH……  







TRASH TRUCK FATAL
09/26/17

AN ACCIDENT THIS MORNING….INVOLVING A CITY OF SCOTTSIVLLE TRASH TRUCK… HAS CLAIMED A LIFE…..

AN INVESTIGATION BY STATE POLICE INDICATES 58 YEAR OLD KENNY MANION OF SCOTTSVILLE WAS DRIVING A 2011 GMC
YUKON EASTBOUND ON LOCUST STREET WHEN HE CAME UPON A STOPPED 2014 FREIGHTLINER TRASH TRUCK OWNED BY
THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE….AN EMPLOYEE OF THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE, JEFFREY P. ANDERSON, WAS BEHIND THE TRASH
TRUCK….MANION’S VEHICLE FAILED TO STOP STRIKING ANDERSON AND THE VEHICLE……

ANDERSON WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE WHERE HE LATER DIED…..THE INVESTIGATION IS
STILL ONGOING……



NEW JUSTICE PANEL
09/25/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ANNOUNCED A NEW CRIMINAL JUSTICE PANEL THAT WILL BOLSTER EFFORTS  TO CONTROL  
TAXPAYER SPENDING  ON PRISONS…..WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY STRENGTHENING  PUBLIC SAFETY THROUGH A SMARTER…..
MORE DELIBERATE APPROACH TO CRIME……

THE PANEL CALLED…..THE JUSTICE REINVESTMENT  WORK GROUP…..WILL PERFORM A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF
KENTUCKY’S  CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM…..AND RECOMMEND REFORMS FOR THE TWENTY-18 GENERAL ASSEMBLY…….

THE COMMONWEALTH  IS ON TRACK TO SPEND  NEARLY  600-MILLION DOLLARS ON CORRECTIONS NEXT YEAR WITH
DIMINISHING RETURNS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY……
MEAWHILE….31-OTHER STATES HAVE REDUCED BOTH THEIR CRIME RATE AND INCARCERATION RATE SINCE TWENTY-12….
FREEING UP MONEY  THAT CAN BENEFIT CLASSROOMS…..WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT…..OR ….PUBLIC PENSIONS……



TENNESSEE CHURCH SHOOTING
09/25/17

A MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING ONE  PERSON AND WOUNDING SEVERAL OTHERS AT A TENNESSE CHURCH  HAS  BEEN
CHARGED  WITH ONE COUNT OF MURDER…

NASHVILLE  METRO  POLICE SAY 25 YEAR  OLD EMANUEL SAMSON OF MURFRESSBORO  WILL BE CHARGED  LATER WITH  
“MULTIPLE CHARGES”…

POLICE SAY IN ADDITION TO THE TWO PISTOLS SAMSON BROUGHT INTO THE CHURCH…..THEY RECOVERED ANOTHER PISTOL
AND RIFLE FROM HIS VEHICLE…..



WILSON NEW SENATE WHIP
09/25/17

THE KENTUCKY SENATE REPUBLICAN  CAUCUS  HAS A NEW WHIP….

SENATOR MIKE WILSON OF BOWLING GREEN  REPLACES SENATOR JIMMY HIGDON…..WHO WAS SELECTED EARLIER THIS
MONTH….AS THE CAUCUS DESIGNEE TO REPLACE SENATOR DAVID GIVENS AS SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEM…GIVENS HAD
STEPPED DOWN FROM HIS LEADERSHIP POST IN JUNE…..CITING PERSON REASONS……
WILSON WAS FIRST ELECTED TO THE SENATE IN TWENY-11 AND RE-ELECTED TO A SECOND FOUR YEAR TERM IN TWENTY-15…..



BURNLEY
09/25/17

86 YEAR OLD NORMAN EARL BURNLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVIES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH
BURIAL IN MAPLE GROVE GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON AT THE
FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO THE D-A-V CHAPTER 20……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LINDA BRITT  BURNLEY…..AND A DAUGHER AND SON-IN-LAW; BEVERLY AND RICKEY HAGAN OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
0925/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM WILL BE AT THE INDIAN HILLS COUNTY CLUB…. IN BOWLING GREEN….FOR THE REGION THREE  
TOURNAMENT…..
THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL  TEAM HOSTS BUTLER  COUNTY…..
AND THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS  BARREN COUNTY……..







ALLEN JOBLESS RATE FALLS
09/22/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  FELL FROM
FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN JULY TO FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCNET  IN AUGUST…..AND THIS  AUGUST’S JOBLESS RATE IS
ABOVE THE THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT RECORDED IN AUGUST OF LAST YEAR……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED  FROM THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT
IN MONROE COUNTY TO SIX-POINT-TWO PERCENT IN EDMONSON COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES FELL IN 32 COUNTIES….ROSE IN 85 AND STAYED THE SAME IN THREE…..
WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED  THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..WHILE MAGOFFIN
COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE  AT 15-POINT-FOUR PERCENT……



MARJUANA SUIT DISMISSSED
09/22/17

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE THOMAS WINGATE HAS DISMISSED A LAWSUIT SEEKING TO OVERTURN THE COMMONWEALTH’S BAN
ON MARIJUANA FOR MEDICAL PURPOSES…

IN HIS RULING…..WINGATE RECOGNIZED THAT MARIJUANA HAS THE POTENTIAL FOR MEDICINAL USE…..BUT HE SAID THE
THREE INDIVIDUALS  WHO FILED THE LAWSUIT DO NOT HAVE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO VIOLATE  A CONTROLLED-
SUBSTANCE LAW…..



WKU POLICE UNIFORMS
09/22/17

THE 22 OFFICERS OF THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL BE SPORTING  A NEW LOOK
TOMORROW AFTERNOON….AS THEY WILL BE WEARING NEW BLACK UNIFORMS THAT FEATURE AN OUTER VEST WORN OVER
THE SHIRT……

THE NEW UNIFORMS….WHICH WERE CHOSEN BY THE OFFICERS….ARE  MORE COMFORTABLE AND INCLUDE A SUSPENDER
SYSTEM THAT DISTRIBUTES THE WEIGHT OF THE EQUIPMENT BELT  FROM THE WAIST TO THE SHOULDERS…..

IN ADDITION TO SWITCHING FROM GRAY  TO BLACK UNIFORMS….THE DEPARTMENT ALSO MADE MINOR COLOR CHANGES TO
THE SHOULDER PATCH…….



WILLIAMS
09/22/17

58 YEAR OLD WARREN PHILLIPS WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLED DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER SIX TONIGHT (FRI) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DARLA WEAVER WILLIAMS…..TWO SONS; TONY CENTERS AND ADAM WILLIAMS BOTH OF INDIANA…..
THREE DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; ASHLEY AND SEAN HEARTHERLY OF BOWLING GREEN, AMBER KASPER OF SCOTTSVILLE
AND RENEE WILLIAMS OF INDIANA….HIS STEP-MOTHER; GRACE WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; GEORGE
MALASCZUK OF INDIANA….AND TWO SISTERS;  BARBARA HOLLAND OF TENNESSEE AND ELAINE KELLIE OF INDIANA…..SEVEN
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/22/17

THE PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO GRAYSON COUNTY……KICK OFF IS SEVEN…… BUT IF
YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE GHARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-
POINT THREE…. LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30…….







ADOPT A HIGHWAY ART
09/21/17

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATON CABINET’S ANNUAL…..ADOPT-A-HIGHWY ART CONTEST…..IS UNDERWAY WITH AN ENTRY
DEADLINE OF OCTOBER 31ST…..…..

THE CONTEST IS HELD ANNUALLY TO INCREASE PUBLIC AWARENESS ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF LITTER…..…..CHANGE
ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIORS ABOUT LITTER….AND EDUCATE KENTUCKIANS  ABOUT  THE ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY PROGRAM….
THE CONTEST IS DIVIDED INTO FOUR AGE GROUPS…..FIVE TO EIGHT….12 TO 14….. AND 15-TO 18…. WINNERS OF EACH AGE
DIVISION RECEIVE   A 100-DOLLAR GIFT  CARD WHILE SECOND AND THIRD PLACE FINISHERS RECEIVE A 50-DOLLAR GIFT
CARD……
ADDITIONALLY….FIRST THRU THIRD PLACE RECIPIENTS FOR ALL AGE GROUPS WILL HAVE THEIR WORK FEATURED IN THE  
ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY CALENDAR….AND WILL RECEIVE FRAMED PRINTS OF THEIR POSTERS…..WHILE THE ORIGINALS ARE
DISPLAYED AT THE TRANSPORTAION CABINTE IN FRANKFORT….
LAST YEAR…..16-HUNDRED STUDENTS ENTERED THE CONTEST…..



NEWS SURGERY CENTER
07/21/17

GROUND BREAKING WAS HELD YESTERDAY FOR A NEW AMBULATORY SURERY CENTER IN BOWLINGGREN…..WHICH WILL BE  
LOCATED ON LOVERS LANE….NEXT TO WESTERN KENTUCKY ORTHOPEDICS….

THE 14-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT FACILITY…..WHICH IS SCHEDULED TO OPEN NEXT SUNNER…. WILL HOLD THREE
OPERATING ROOMS AND ONE PROCEDURE ROOM……AS THE CENTER HOPES TO LOWER OUT OF POCKET COSTS…….
REDUCE  SURGICAL AND RECOVERY TIMES….AND PROVIDE GREATER ACCESS TO PATIENTS IN THE REGION…..



SPORTS
09/21/17

THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT LOGAN COUNTY…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..


THE DATES HAVE BEEN SET FOR THE ANNUAL WATERFOWL BLIND DRAWING….AT  SEVERAL LAKES…..INCLUDING  BARREN
RIVER…..

THE DRAWING FOR THE BARREN RIVER WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA…..IN ALLEN AND BARREN COUNTIES….WILL BE
SATURDAY….OCTOBER  SEVENTH….FROM SEVEN TO NINE….AT THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS OFFICE  LOCATED  ON HIGHWAY  
TWO-52……







ACCIDENT
09/18/17

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN FRONT OF THE PRIMARY CENTER THIS MORNING SENT ONE PERSON FOR MEDICAL
TREATMENT…..

ACCORDING TO OFFICER  DAVID CLARK WITH SCOTTSVILLE POLICE….16-YEAR OLD WAS LEAVING  THE PRIMARY  CENTER IN A
TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT NISSAN…..AND PULLED INTO THE PATH OF A 1999 DODGE PICK-UP DRIVEN BY 21 YEAR OLD CODY
SHERBURNE OF BOWLING GREEN….

THE 16-YEAR OLD WAS TRANSPORTED BY E-M-S TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..WHERE SHE WAS TREATED AND
RELEASED……..



FLU REPORTED
09/18/17

KENTUCKY HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE WARNING  THAT  FLU CASES ARE ALREADY BEING REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS  TWO CASES OF LABORATORY-CONFIRMED IN JEFFERSON COUNTY…..
THE FLU SEASON TPICALLY BEGINS IN OCTOBER OF NOVEMBER……

ADEQUATE SUPPLIES OF FLU VACCINE ARE EXPECTED TO BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS YEAR’S SEASON……HOWEVER…..ONLY
INJECTABLE INFLUENZA VACCINE WILL BE DISTRIBUTED IN THE UNITED STATES….

BEGINNING IN OCTOBER….THE DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH WILL BEGIN REPORTING WEEKLY FLU ACTIVITY  TO THEN
CENTERS FOR  DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION  AS PART OF STATEWIDE FLU SURVEILLANCE EFFORTS……



ACCIDENT-MONROE
09/18/17

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED AN ACCIDENT IN MONROE COUNTY INJURED ONE PERSON….

REPORTELDY A 1987 PETERBUILT SEMI….DRIVEN BY 48 YEAR OLD RANDALL STAFFORD OF LAFAYETTE….INTERED A CURVE
AND THE TRAILER CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND HIT  A TWO-THOUSAND-TWO  DODGE  PICKUP OPERATED  BY 20 YEAR OLD
AUSTIN PRUITT  OF HARDYVILLE…….THE PICKUP SLIDE DOWN THE SIDE OF TRAILER AND  HIT THE REAR TIRES….WHICH
CAUSED IT TO SPIN….STRIKE  A GUARDRAIL….AND OVERTURN……

A PASSENGER IN THE PICKUP…..19 YEAR OLD HEATHER FORD  OF MONTICELLO WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MONROE COUNTY
MEDICAL  CENTER…..



FATAL-HART
09/18/17

A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT  ON BACON CREEK ROAD….IN THE BONNIEVILLE COMMUNITY OF HART COUNTY….CLAIMED A
LIFE….

STATE POLICE SAY A TWO-THOUSAND  KIA….SPORTAGE S-U-V…..OPERATED BY 48 YEAR OLD PATRICK ROSS OF LOUISVILLE
LEFT THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK A TREE… IT THEN OVERTURNED…..COMING TO REST ON ITS TOP…..



EDMONSON MAN INDICTED
09/18/17
06:05AM

AN EDMONSON COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN INDICTED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY WITH SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN….

56 YEAR OLD BAIRD OF BROWNSVILLE IS CHARGED IN A FIVE COUNT INDICEMENT WITH FOUR COUNTS OF USING A MINOR TO
ENGAGE IN SEXUALLY EXPLICIT CONDUCT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PRODUCING VISUAL DEPICTIONS OF THE  CONDUCT….AND
ONE COUNT OF POSSESSION CHILD PORNOGRAPHY THAT HAD BEEN TRANSPORTED IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE BY ANY
MEANS…..INCLUDING BY COMPUTER……



MEETINGS
09/18/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE  BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6  AND GRAHAM LODGED MEETS AT 7…..

TOMORORW NIGHT AT 6 WILL BE A SENIOR PARENT MEETING AT THE HIGH SCHOOL…..

THURSDAY MORNING AT SEVEN-30 THE CHAMBER BREAKFAST CLUB MEETS, THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE
ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETS THURSDAY AFERNOON  AT 4 AND THE  HALFRY/DALTON  V-F-W  MEETS THURSDAY
NIGHT AT 6……



SPORTS
09/18/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM GOES TO THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTY CLUB TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY….
THE JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO WESTMORELAND….
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL  TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


AN ORGANIZATONAL  MEETING TO FORM  A “RUNNING CLUB” IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT  WILL BE  HELD THIS
AFTERNON AT FIVE-30 IN THE HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY….

AND THE HIGH SCHOOL  SWIM TEAM WILL HOLD A MEETING FOR PROSPECTIVE SWIMMER AND PARENTS TONIGHT AT SIX AT THE
CORE…..







HUFFINE
9/17/17

26 YEAR OLD TRAVIS SHELBY HUFFINE FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SEPTEMBER 9 IN PANAMA CITY, FLORDIA. FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW(MON) AFTERNOON AT 6 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME… VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12 NOON
TOMORROW(MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME… IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES….

HE IS SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER… CHOLE HUFFINE… HIS MOTHER….LENA VENTRESS… 2 BROTHERS… DUSTY HUFFINE ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE… BARRY WEAVER OF TENNESSEE… ONE SISTER…. JOY HUFFINE OF KENTUCKY… ONE AUNT… PAM
MANSFIELD OF OHIO… SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE…..



KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UNCHANGED
09/15/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINED UNCHANGED
AT FIVE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT FROM JULY TO AUGUST……

THIS AUGUST’S  JOBLESS RATE…..HOWEVER…..WAS UP FROM THE FIVE-PERCENT RECORDED IN JULY OF LAST YEAR….

THE COMMONWEALTH’S  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IS HOLDING AT RELATIVELY LOW LEVELS AND NON-FARM   PAYROLLS
CONTINUE TO SHOW GOOD GROWTH…..THE INCREASE  OF 83-HUNDRED JOBS IN AUGUST WAS THE LARGEST INCREASE TO
FAR THIS YEAR……AS ON AVERAGE…..KENTUCKY HAS ADDED  APROXIMATELY TWO-THOUSAND JOBS  PER MONTH SO FAR THIS
YEAR……

THE  “U-S”  JOBLESS RATE WAS FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT AUGUST….WHICH WAS UP  SLIGHTLY  FROM   FOUR-PONT-THREE
PERCENT IN JULY……



APPOINT A-G
09/15/17

SPEAKING TO THE KENTUCKY CHAPER OF THE FEDERALIST SOCIETY……GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  SAID THE COMMONWEALTH
SHOULD AMEND ITS CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW THE GOVERNOR TO APPOINT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL…..

SINCE THEIR ELECTON…..ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR HAS SUED BEVIN FOUR TIMES FOR HIS USE OF EXECUTIVE
AUTHORITY……BEVIN HAS WON ONE SUIT AND THE OTHERS ARE PENDING…..

BEVINS SAYS IT’S UNPRODUCTIVE TO HAVE THE  ATTORNEY GENERAL   AND GOVERNOR  DISAGREE SO PROFOUNDLY ON A
VARIETY OF ISSUES…..WHILE  BESHEAR SAYS KENTUCKY DESERVES AN INDEPENDENT ATTORNEY GENERAL……



NURSES TO FLORIDA
09/15/17

A NURSE “STRIKE TEAM” FROM THE COMMONWEALTH  IS ON THE WAY TO FLORIDA TO AID VICTIMS OF HURRICAN IRMA…..THIS IS
THE FIRST NURSING  “STRIKE TEAM” TO BE DEPLOYED INDER THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE COMPACT……

THE  “STRIKE TEAM”  IS GOING TO A SPECIAL NEEDS SHELTER WHERE THEY HAVE OVER 50-PATIENTS WITH A WIDE VARSITY OF
MEDICAL ISSUES…..



SPORTS
09/15/17

THE PATROTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE TO PLAY PULASKI COUNTY……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN……PUT IS YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP……KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTON ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL
12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…. LOVE-FM……WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30 TONIGHT…….







FLOOD VEHICLES
09/14/17

WHILE KENTUCKY HASN’T BEEN DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY HURRICANES HARVEY AND IRMA…..THE COMMONWEALTH COULD
SOON  EXPERIENCE A  FLOODING OF ANOTHER KIND…...A RISE IN FLOOD-DAMAGED VEHICLES…….

THE  DEPARTMENT OF VEHICLE REGIATRATION IS PREPARING FOR AN INFLUX OF TITLE REQUESTS FOR VEHICLES  THAT HAVE
BEEN DEEMED A TOTAL LOSS  DUE TO NATURAL DISASTER DAMAGE…..THEN BROUGHT TO KENTUCKY TO BE “REBUILT”…….

FLOOD-DAMAGED VEHICLES IN OTHER STATES ARE GIVEN A “SCRAP TITLE” OR JUNKING CERTIFICATE…..THEN AFTER ARRIVING
IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..THEY UNDERGO A ‘REBUILD” PROCESS THAT TYPICALLY INVOLVES ONLY CLEANING THE INTERIOR
AND EXTERIOR AND CHANGING THE SYSTEM FLUIDS…..THESE VEHICLES ARE THEN SOLD AT A SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED
COST……
IF THE DAMAGE COST IS LESS THAN 75-PERCENT OF THE VEHICLE’S RETAIL VALUE…. A NEW CERTIFICATE OF TITLE IS
ISSUED…..WHICH IS PRINTED IN RED INK WITH THE WORDS……REBUILT VEHICLE…..ON THE FACE OF THE TITLE WHICH IS
DONE IN AN EFFORT TO ALERT CONSUMERS OF THE VEHICLES HISTORY……



NEW WKU POLICE CHIEF
09/15/17

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY POLICE HAVE A NEW CHIEF….

FOLLOWING A NATIONAL SEARCH THAT RESULTED IN 46-APPLICATIONS…..MITCHELL WALKER…..WHO HAS BEEN SERVING AS
INTERIM CHIEF SINCE  AUGUST  OF TWENTY-16…WAS NAMED CHIEF….

WALKER HAS MORE THAN 26-YEARS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE INCLUDING FIVE AT WESTERN…..16 WITH THE
BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT…….AND SIX WITH THE BURKESVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT……




BALCONY COLLAPSE
09/15/17

FIVE PEOPLE WERE INJURED WHEN  A BALCONY ON A RESIDENCE….ON EAST MAIN STREET IN GLASGOW…..GAVEWAY AND
BROKE FROM THE BUILDING….

GLASGOW POLICE SAY FOUR INDIVIDUALS WERE  TRANSPORT  BY E-M-S TO T-J SAMSON HOSPTIAL…..AND A FIFTH WAS TAKEN
BY PRIVATE VEHICAL…..FOR TREATMENT OF NON-LIFE THRERATENING INJURIES…….



SHOOTING-WARREN
09/14/17

MONDAY NIGHT…..STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE  ON GLEN LILY ROAD IN WARREN COIUTY….TO REPORTS OF
GUNFIRE IN THE AREA….

UOPON ARRRIVAL IS WAS DETERMINED THAT AN UNKNOWN PERSON FIRED MULTIPLE GUNSHOT IN TO A RESIDENCE AND FLED
THE SCENE….ONE PERSON….33 YEAR OLD JAIME GONZALES-PACHECO WAS STRUCK TWICE AND IS LISTED IN STABLE
CONDITION……

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THIS INCIDENT  IS ASKED TO CONTACT POST THREE AT  SEVEN-EIGHT-TWO-20-10…….



JOHNSON
09/14/17

93 YEAR OLD SHELBY JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY  IN JOHNS CREEK, GEORGIA…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST WITH BURIAL IN SOUTH UNION CEMETERY WITH
MILITARY HONORS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 SATURDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SUZY AND J-C BURLESON OF GEORGIA…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/14/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM ENTERTAINS GREENWOOD……
THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE KENNY PERRY GOLF COURSE TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……
THE LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL  TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY WESTMORELAND….
AND THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM  GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


DOLLAR GENERAL  IS PARTNERING  WITH THE  BIG-12 CONFERENCE  AND E-S-P-N EVENTS TO SERVE AS THE OFFICIAL
DISCOUNT RETAIL SPONSOR FOR THE BIG-12 CONFERENCE THIS SCHOOL EYAR…..

DOLLAR WILL ALSO AS THE CONFERENCE’S OFFICIAL HOMEGATING AND TAILGATIGN HEADQUARTERS….AND EXCLUSIVE
SPONSOR OF THE DOLLAR GENERAL BIG-12 CHAMPIONSHIP TOUR…..WHICH PLANS TO HOST EVENTS AT EACH OF THE  10  BIG-
12 CONFERENCE CAMPUSES DURING THE FOOTBALL SEASON…..

THE TOURS IS ALSO SCHEDULED TO BE PART OF THE FESTIVITIES BURING THE BIG-12 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..THE
TEXAS BOWL…..THE BIG-12 MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP……AND THE BIG-12 BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP……







LITERACY MONTH
09/13/17

IN CELEBRATON OF NATIONAL LITERACY MONTH…..DOLLAR GENERAL AND KELLOGG’S ARE PARTICIPATING  ON A NEW…..HERE’
S MY STORY CAMPAIGN…. AIMED AT SHARING CUSTOMER’S PERSONALIZED LITERACY AND EDUCATION ADVANCEMENT
STORIES THROUGH PROGRAMS FUNDED BY THE  DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY  FOUNDATION……

THIS FALL….EXCLUSIVE PACKAGES OF KELLOGG’S  CENEALS  AND CHEESE-IT CRACKERS…WILL FEATURE STORIES THAT
SHOW THE POSITIVE IMPACT LITERACY EFFORTS HAVE MADE TO ADULT AND YOUTH LEARNERS……

THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION IS CELEBRATING OVER  24-YEARS OF HELPING INDIVIDUALS LEARN TO READ…...
PREPARE FOR  THE G-E-D….OR  LEARN ENGLISH….

SINCE ITS INCEPTION  IN 1993….THE FOUDATION HAS AWARDED MORES THAN 140-MILLION DOLLARS IN GRANTS TO  
NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND SCHOOLS…… THAT HAVE HELPED MORE THAN NINE-MILLION INDIVIDUALS ADVANCE THEIR
LITERACY AND BASIC EDUCATION SKILLS……



COLLEGES SHOULD CUT OFFERINGS
09/13/17

SPEAKING TO A POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION  CONFERENCE IN LOUISVILLE….. GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAID THE
COMMONWEALTH’S PUBLIC UNIVERSITY BOARDS SHOULD CONSIDER  CUTTING SOME ACADEMIC PROGRAMS THAT DON’T FILL
HIGH DEMAND  JOBS….
CITING THE COMMONWEALTH’S FINANCIAL CONSTRAINTS….BEVIN SAID EDUCATORS NEED TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR JOBS
THAT MATTER……

MEANWHIELE……ATTORNEY GENERAL  ANDY BESHEAR  SAYS THE GOVERNOR’S PLAN TO CUT STATE SPENDING BY MORE
THAT  17-PERCENT IS ILLEGAL…..
CITING A STATE LAW THAT SAYS SPENDING CUTS CAN’T BE MORE THAN THE PROJECT SHORTFALL…...BEVIN’S PLAN WOULD
BREAK THE LAW BECAUSE IT WOULD USE THE BUDGET CUTS TO REPLENISH THE “RAINY DAY” FUND……



MILLER
09/13/17

68 YEAR OLD JOHN MICHAEL MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME….VISITATION BEGINS AFTE 12NOON TOMORROW
(THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS…

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MIKE AND ANDREA…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CHERYL AND
BILLY JOE MILLER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW;  FAYE AND WILLARD PEARSON AND
DORIS AND  BOBBY HERRINGTON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE, LINDA AND LARRY OVERTON OF BOWLING GREEN AND MARY JO AND
ALLEN DENTON OF TENNESSEE……THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/13/17

EFFORTS ARE UNDERWAY TO ORGANIZE  A “RUNNING CLUB”  IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SSCHOOL DISTRICT….

THE CLUB WOULD  BE OPEN TO ANY  KINDERGARTEN THRU  EIGHTH GRADE STUDENT  IN THE ALLEN COUNTY  SCHOOL
DISTRICT GREDD SUTE….AND PARENTS AND DISTRICT PERSONNEL COULD RUN AS WELL…..

PLANS CALL FOR THE CLUB TO RUN TWO AFTERNOONS PER WEEK…..FROM  THREE-30 TO FOUR-40….RUNNERS WOULD NEED
A PHYSICAL FORM….RUNNIGN SHOES…..AND A WATER BOTTLE…..

AN INFORMATION MEETING WILL BE HELD MONDAY….SEPTEMBER  18TH….AT FIVE-30 IN THE HIGH SCHOOL  LIBRARY…….







ARREST
09/12/17

SATURDAY….THE EDMONSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  CONTACTED  THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE….TO
GIVE THEM A TIP OF A POSSIBLE DRUG TRAFFICKER AT THE  DAYS INN  IN CAVE CITY….

BASED ON THE INFORMATION A SEARCH WARRANT WAS OBTAINED FOR  42 YEAR OLD  TREVOR SPREEN’S ROOM AT THE
MOTEL….
LOCATED WERE CRYSTAL METH…..HIDDEN COMPARTMENT CONTAINERS AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..
SPREEN WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA……



CHARGES DISMISSED
09/12/17

MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT CHARGES AGAINST A FORMER KENTUCKY STATE LAWMAKER  AND ANOTHER PERSON HAVE BEEN
DISMISSED……

FORMER STATE REPRESENTATIVE JOHNNY BELL OF GLASGOW…..AND LATONYA CLAYTON…….WERE ARRESTED IN JUNE……



CITY COUNCIL
09/12/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S MEETING…..SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL GAVE SECOND  REAING TO THE AD VALOREM TAX ORDINANCE……

CITY SUPERINTENDENT WILLIAM THOMASON INFORMED THE COUNCIL THAT MAJOR REPAIRS  ARE  NEEDED TO A SIX-INCH…..
NATURAL GAS LINE….THAT SERVES THE SOUTHERN  POSTION OF THE CITY….INCLUDING  THE SCHOOLS AND HOSPITAL…..

THE SITUATION HAS BEEN DECLARED AN “EMERGENCY” AND ARRANGMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE TO REPAIR THE LINE…..
THE COUNCIL APPROVED THE MAYOR TO SIGN ALL PAPER WOERK FOR THE NORTH COURT  STREET RENOVATION…..AND
AWARDED THE CONTRACT FOR THE WEST MAIN RENOVATION TO CHARLES DEWEESE CONSTRUCTION…..



SPORTS
09/12/17

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  GOLF TEAMS ARE SCHEDULED TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY AT THE BARREN RIVER STATE
PARK GOLF COURSE…..

AND THE LADY PATRIIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM HOSTS GREENWOOD….



THE PATRIOT  SWIM TEAM IS LOOKING FOR SWIMMERS FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON……

A MEETING FOR PARENTS AND PROSPECTIVE NEW SWIMMERS WILL BE HELD MONDAY NIGHT…AT SIX…AT THE CORE….
PARENTS OF CURRENT SWIMMERS ARE ALSO INVITED TO ATTEND……

STUDENTS MUST BE IN AT LEAST THE SEVENTH GRADE AND HAVE BASIC SWIM SKILLS…..THE SEASON BEGINS OCTOBER FIRST  
AND RUNS THRU FEBRUARY………







GOVERNOR ASKS FOR BUDGET CUTS
09/11/17

FRIDAY…..GOVERNOR  MATT BEVIN ASKED MOST STATE AGENCIES TO CUT THEIR BUDGET BY 17-PERCENT IN ANTICIPATION  OF
THE ONGOING BUDGEET CRISIS…..

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON HAD EARLIER TOLD AGENCIES THAT THE CUTS ARE NECESSARY TO DEAL WITH A
200-MILLION DOLLAR SHORTFALL PROJECTED FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR….. AND TO RESTORE 150-MILLION DOLARS TO
THE COMMONWEALTH’S “RAIN DAY FUND”…..WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BE DEPLETED DURING THE YEAR….

SOME PARTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT ARE EXEMPT FROM THE CUTS….. INCLUDING THE SCHOOL FUNDING PROGRAM KNOWN
AS “SEEK”….. UNIVERSITIES….. MEDICAID…..AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS…..
AGENCIES ARE TO HAVE THEIR DRAF PLANS SUBMITTED BY SEPTEMBER    25TH…….



TRANSPORTAION REGULATIONS
09/11/17

BECAUSE OF HURRICANE IRMA…..THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CAIBINET HAS WAIVED CERTAIN REGULATIONS ON
COMMERICAL MOTOR CARRIERS INVOLVED IN THE RELIEFT EFFORT…..

THE EMERY DECLARATON PROVIDES TEMPORARY REGULATORY RELIEFT FORM CREW HEADING TO THE AFFECTED AREAS TO
DELIVER GOODS…..RESTORE UTILITIES…..AND REMOVE DEBRIS……

THE DECLARATON EXEMPTS A DRIVERS HOURS OF SERVICE LIMINTATION….. SUSPENDS REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS….
AND WAIVES PERMIT FEES FOR OVERWEIGHT AND OVER-DIMEMSION VHEICLES…..
ALL OTHER SAFETY REQUIREMENT REMAIN IN  EFFECT…..AND THE DECLARATION EXPIRES  ON SEPTEMBER  25TH…….



NEW CORVETTE MUSEM EXHIBIT
09/11/17

AS PART OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S  225TH ANNIVERY CELEBRATION….THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM HAS OPENED A
NEW EXHIIT ON THE HISTORY OF TRANSPORTATION  FROM THE LATE 1700’S TO NOW….

THE EXHIBIT IS DESIGNED CHRONOLOGICALLY….AND INCLUDES A RARE  “DIXIE FLYER” CAR……WHICH  IS   ONE OF THE FEW
KENTUCKY-BASED CARE COMPANIES THAT HAVE EXISTED…..

THE EXHIBIT DOESN’T FOCUS SOLELY ON ITEMS OR OBJECTS MADE IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..AS IT TELLS THE STORY OF
HOW THINGS WERE USED IN KENTUCKY…..AND HOW PEOPLE INTERACTED WITH  THAT FORM OF TRANSPORTATION…..



MEETINGS
09/11/17

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

TOMORROW MORNING AT 9  FISCAL COURT MERTS AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCILS BOTH
MEET TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4….

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



SPORTS
09/11/17

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO BARREN COUNTY……
AND THE J-V FOOTBALL TEAM PLAYS  AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……



IN MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL….THERE’S A DOUBLEHEADER…..
AS THE SAINTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO MINNESOTA…..
AND THE BRONCOS HOST THE CHARGERS……







DG LITERACY GRANTS
09/08/17

THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FUNDATION HAS AWARDED MORE THAN FOUR-MILLION DOLLARS  IN GRANTS…..TO MORE
THAN 900 SCHOOLS….ORGANIZATIONS AND NONPFOFITS….TO SUPPPORT YOUTH LITERACY PROGRAMS…..
THE GRANTS ARE AWARDED TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATONS….SCHOOLS….AND LIBRARIES WITHIN A 20-MILE RADIUS OF A
DOLLAR GENEAL STORE OR DISTRIBUTION…..

SINCE IT INCEPTION  IN 1993….THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION HAS AWARDED MORE THAN 140-MILLION
DOLLARS IN GRANTS AS PART OF ITS COMMITMENT TO HELPING INCREASE THE LITERACY SKILLS OF INDIVIDUALS OF ALL
AGES…..

APPLICATONS FOR THE TWENY-18 GRANT CYCLE WILL BE AVAILABLE BEGINNING JANUARY SECOND……



BG STUDENT ARRESTED
09/08/17

A BOWLING GREEN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOLLOWING A BOMB THREAT….

OTHER STUDENTS REPORTED THE THREAT TO SCHOOL OFFICIALS.....AND  AN INVESTIGATION BY  BOWLING GREEN POLICE
LED  TO THE ARREST  OF 18 YEAR OLD ROSALIO GRAJEDA…..WHO WAS CHARGED WITH TERRORISTIC THREATENING……



STATE PARKS OFFERING ROOM DISCOUNTS
09/08/17

KENTUCKY Y STATE PARKS  IS OFFERING A DISCOUNT  TO FLORIDA RESIDENTS FLEEING HURRICANE IMA….

ANYONE WITH A FLORIA DRIVERS’S LICENSE  CAN GET A 25-PERCENT  DISCOUNT FOR ROOMS AND COTTAGES THRU
TUESDAY….FLORIDA RESIDENT CAN MAKE A RESERVATION BY CALLING THE PARK IN ADVANCE….AND MENTIONING THE CODE    
P-R-25…..

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS 17 RESORT PARKS THAT INCLUDE LODGES AND COTTAGES……PLUS ANOTHER  30-
CAMPGROUNDS……..



SOLDIERS TO CARIBBEAN
09/08/17

SOLDIERS FROM THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD’S…..63RD THEATER AVIATION BRIGADE….HAS LEFT FOR THE CARIBBEAN   
WHERE THEY WILL ASSIST WITH SEARCH AND RESCUE  EFFORTS  IN THE WAKE OF HURRICANE IRMA…..

THE BRIGADE HAS EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE WITH DISASTER RESCUE AND RECOVERTY EFFORTS.....AND HAS BEEN AIDING IN
HURRICANE  RELIEF EFFORTS SINCE HURRICANE  KATRINA INTWO-THOUSAND-FIVE….



SPORTS
09/08/17

THE UNDEFEATED PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM  RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO GO AGAINST THE UNDEFEATED GLASGOW
SCOTTIES…..
HURRICANE RELIEF SUPPLIES WILL BE COLLECTED  AT THE ENTRANCE TO PATRIOT FIELD….AND TONIGHT HAS ALSO BEEN
DESIGNED…..RED OUT……AND ALL PATRIOT FANS ARE ASKED TO WEAT RED TO THE GAME…..

KICK-OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT FIELD…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK…..AND   99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM……WVLE……STARTING AT SIX-30 TONIGHT…….







HEALTH INSURANCE
09/07/17

ANTHEM BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT WILL NOT SELL HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS  IN  61
COUNTIES…..MOSTLY IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN KENTUCKY…. STARTING NEXT YEAR…..

ANTHEM HAD BEEN THE ONLY INSURANCE CARRIER TO SELL PLANS IN ALL 120-COUNTIES ON THE COMMONWEALTH’S HEALTH
EXCHANGE…….BUT WITH THE MOVE…. ANTHEM WILL SELL PLANS IN  59-COUNTIES AND CARE-SOURCE WILL SELL PLANS IN 61-
COUNTIES……WHICH  MEANS EACH KENTUCKY COUNTY WILL ONLY HAVE ONE INSURANCE  CARRIER ON THE
COMMONWEALTH’S HEALTH EXCHANGE……

KENTUCKY PARTICIPATES IN THE FEDERAL HEALTH EXCHANGE AT…...HEALTH-CARE-DOT-GOV….AND INDIVIDUALS CAN
PURCHASE SUBSIDIZED INSURANCE PLANS ON THE FEDERAL EXCHANGE IF THEY MEET CERTAIN INCOME REQUIREMENTS……



RETIREMENTS UP
09/07/17

RETIREMENTS FROM ONE OF KENTUCKY’S  LARGEST PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS JUMPED 37-PERCENT THIS MONTH…..AS
LAWMAKERS CONSIDER POTENTIALLY DRAMATIC CHANGES TO PREVENT INSOLVENCY……

THE KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEM SAYS  746 INDIVIDUALS RETIRED AS OF SEPTEMBER FIRST…...WHICH IS UP FROM  543 ON
SEPTEMBER FIRST OF LAST YEAR…..THE RETIREMENTS INCLUDED  STATE WORKERS…..POLICE OFFICERS….. FIREFIGHTERS….
AND OTHER LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKERS……

THE COMWONWEALTH’S PENSIONS SYSTEMS ARE AT LEAST  33-BILLION DOLLARS SHORT OF THE MONEY REQUIRED TO PAY
RETIREMENT BENEFITS OVER THE NEXT 30-YEARS……



RELIEF SUPPLIES
09/07/17

BEFORE TOMORROW  NIGHT’S PATRIOT/GLASGOW FOOTABLL GAME……
HURRICANE RELIEF  SUPPLIES WILL BE  ACCEPTED   AT THE ENTRANCE TO PATRIOT  FIELD…..ALL COLLECTED SUPPLIES WILL
THEN BE DONATED TO THE AMERICAN  RED CROSS FOR DISTRIBUTION….

A LIST OF SUPPLIES THAT CAN BE DONATED CAN BE FOUND ON THE HIGH SCHOOL’S ON-LINE NEWS PAGE…..



GREEN RIVER OPEN
09/07/17

THE GREEN RIVER……IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK…..IS OPEN TO RIVER TRAFFIC AGAIN…..

THE PARK CLOSED THE RIVER LAST WEEK IN ANTICIPATION OF HEAVY  RAIN FROM HURRICANE HARVEY…..THE PARK RECEIVED
ALMOST  EIGHT-INCHES OF RAIN IN A 36-HOUR PERIOD…..AND THE RIVER ROSE AS HIGH AS  25-FEET….

HOWEVER……NOLIN RIVER IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK  REMAINS CLOSED……



SPORTS
09/07/17

THE PATRIOT  CROSS COUNTY TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY…..
THE PATRIOT GOLF  TEAM GOES TO THE KENNY PERRY GOLF COURSE  TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..AND THE LADY
PATRIOT GOLF TEAM  IS AT HOME TO TANGLE WITH GREENWOOD…..
THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL  TRAVELS TO  EDMONSON COUNTY……
ABD THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN CENTRAL……


THIS  WEEK’S….A-P….CLASS FOUR “A” FOOTBALL POLL….FINDS THE PATRIOTS BREAKING INTO THE TOP 10 AT NUMBER 10…..

JOHNSON CENTRAL REMAINS FIRST…..AND WAYNE COUNTY IS SECOND….WITH FRANKLIN/SIMPSON   SIXTH  AND  AC/S  10TH…..

ALSO RECEIVING VOTES WERE  TAYLOR COUNTY…..LOGAN COUNTY…..AND WARREN  EAST……


SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE AND WESTERN KENTUCKY  UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL GREAT……JIM MCDANIELS…….DIED IN BOWLING
GREEN YESTERDAY AT THE AGE OF 69….

MCDANIELS STILL HOLDS  SEVERAL SCHOOL RECORDS…..INCLUDING FINISHING HIS CAREER ON THE HILL WITH  22-
HUNDRED-38-POINTS……WHICH TIES HIM FOR THE ALL-TIME PROGRAM RECORD……







WANTED PERSON
09/06/17

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE IS REQUESTING ASSISTANCE  IN LOCATING  AN   ALLEN COUNTY MAN…..

MICHAEL R. WEAVER IS A WHITE MALE…..SIX-FEET-THREE-INCHES TALL…..WITH BROWN HAIR AND EYES…..

WEAVER IS WANTED ON NUMEROUS OUTSTANDING WARRANTS STEMMING  FROM AN INVESTIGATION  IN ALLEN COUNTY….
INCLUDING CHARGES OF DISTRIBUTION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR…..POSSESSION OR
VIEWING MATTER PROTRAYING  A SEXUAL PERORMANCE  BY A MINOR AND PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER…..

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMAION   ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF MICHAEL WEAVER IS ASKED TO CONTACT POST THREE AT SEVEN-
EIGHT-TWO-20-10……



LOUISVILLE AIRPORT GRANT
09/06/17

THE LOUISVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IS RECEIVING AN 11-MILLION DOLLAR FEDERAL GRANT THAT WILL GO TOWARD
IMPROVEMENTS AND FUTURE GROWTH….

SOME OF  THE PLANNED IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDE  RUNWAY AND TAXIWAY REPAIRS AND ADDITIONAL LIGHTING….THE GRANT
ALSO INCLUDES  FOUR-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS FOR LAND FOR FUTURE DEVELOPMENT……

LAST YEAR…..LOUISVILLE INTERNATONAL AIRPORT SERVED ALMOST  TWO-MILLION PASSENGERS……



NATIONAL FOREST FEES
09/06/17

NATIONAL FORESTS IN KENTUCKY……TENNESSEE…..AND WEST VIRGINIA  ARE AMONG MORE THAN A DOZEN  ACORSS THE
SOUTH WAIVING CAMPGROUND FEES FOR INDIVIDUALS DISPLACED BY RECENT FLOODING IN TEXAS AND ELSEWHERE……

THE SOUTHERN REGION OF THE U-S FOREST SERVICES SAID AREAS INCLUDED ARE DANIEL BOONE NATIONAL FOREST…….
LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES…..AND THE CHEROKEE, GGEORGE WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON NATIONAL FORESTS….WHICH
SPAN THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS OF VIRGINIA AND CROSS INTO PARTS OF WEST VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY…….

THE FOREST SERVICE RECOMMENDS CALLING AHEAD….OR CHECKING WEB-SITES…. TO DEERMINE WHAT’S AVAILABLE……



SNEED
09/05/17

78 YEAR OLD L-T  SNEED OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE  TOMORROW
(THURS) MORNING  AT 11  AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN THE ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GARDENS…VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (WED)   AT THE FUNERAL HOME…AND EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY CAN BE MADE TO HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  EVELYNA SNEED….A BROTHER;  JERRY….AND A SISTER;  RACHEL WILLIS BOTH OF COLUMBIA…..
AND A SISTER-IN-LAW AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; EDWINA AND GLEN JORDAN OF SCOTTSVILLE….



SPORTS
09/06/17

THE HOT RODS BEGIN THE PLAY-OFFS AS THEY ARE AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK TO TAKE ON FORT WAYNE……


THIS WEEK’S A-P COLLEGE FOOTBALL POLL FINDS….

ALABAMA HOLDING DOWN THE TOP SPOT…..WITH OHO STATE SECOND….CLEMSON MOVES UP TO THIRD…..PENN STATE IS
FOURTH….AND OKLAHOMA IS FIFTH….

LOUISVILLE IS 17TH……TENNESSEE 25TH……AND KENTUCKY ALSO RECEIVED VOTES……







DOOLIN
09/05/17

71 YEAR OLD JOYCE LONG DOOLIN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY
MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFER 11 THIS MORNING (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SISTER; CAROLYN GUINN OF INDIANA…..HER SISTER-IN-LAW; CAROLYEN KEEN….AN UNCLE; LATIE LONG
AND WIFE EDITH…..AN AUNT; BEATRICE MEADOR….AND TWO SPECIAL COUSINS; TERESA TABOR AND MARY RAPH ALL OF
SCOTTSVLLE…..






STINSON
09/05/17

79 YEAR OLD WAYNE STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT THIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY  MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON  (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; RITA STINSON…..FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; RICKY AND SANDRA, DAVID AND
JENNIFER, DANY AND TINA AND FRANK AND KELLIE….AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-N-LAW; LISA AND JEFF COPAS AND
TONDA AND WESLEY CUNNINGHAM ALL OF SCOTTVILLE….A STEP-SON; BRIAN HAGAN…AND THREE STEP-DAUGHTERS; JONA
AND BETHANIE MELANDER AND JOI BUNCH ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW;  EARL AND JOE
AND PAM ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; FAYE AND SAMMHY CORNWELL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..23
GRANDCHILDREN, 32 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND  FOUR GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..






CREEK
09/05/17

78 YEAR OLD VIRGINIA SHOCKLEY CREEK OF MACON COUNTY DIED  SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE……FUNERAL SERVICES FOR
THE FOUNTAIN RUN NATIVE  WILL BE  TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT 11  AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNDERAL HOME…. VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (TUES) AT THE FUNEAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIED BY  HER DAUGHTER; MARTHA CREEK…..AND SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOE AND SHIRLEY…A GRAND CHILD
AND GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……






SPORTS
09/05/17

THE LADY PATROT VOLLEYBALL TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW…..


THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE  HAS SIGNED A 10-YEAR…..160-MILLION DOLLAR AGREEMENT  WITH ADIDAS ……WHO WILL
SUPPLY FOOTWEAR….APPAREL…. ACCESSORIES….AND MARKETING SUPPORT FOR AL L23 OF THE UNIVERSITY’S
INTERCOLLEGIAT ATHLETIC PROGRAMS…..

ADIDAS WILL ALSO CONTINUE THE….. U-OF-L ADIDAS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM…. WHICH PROVIDES SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE
TO MORE THAN 20 STUDENTS WHO WORK WITH ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT LEADERS…..







LABOR DAY CLOSINGS
09/01/17

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE LABOR DAY HOLIDAY…..

COUNTY CLERK, CIRCUIT CLERK AND SHERIFF’S 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…..
HEALTH DEPARTMENT, PUBLIC LIBARAY, TRANSFER STATION AND ANIMAL SHELTER ALL CLOSED MONDAY…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED  MONDAY AND MONDAY’S TRASH ROUTES  WILL BE PICKED UP TUESDAY…..

THE CORE WILL BE OPEN MONDAY  FROM  FIVE-30 TO FOUR-30….
AND THE POOL WIL BE OPEN  FROM  EIGHT TO FOUR……



FORSYTH
09/01/17

64 YEAR OLD NANCY FORSYTH OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..AND
MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BYU TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; DEBBIE CASCADEN OF ADOLPHUS AND CYNTHIA AND JOHN
RIZZARDI OF OHIO…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; WILLIAM AND PAT OF OHIO……



WHITLOW
09/01/17

54 YEAR OLD SHARON RIPPY WHITLOW OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OLD MACEDONIA CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER ONE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL  HOME….AND SCOTTSVILLE CHAPTER  NUMBER -60  ORDER OF
THE EASTERN STAR WILL HOLD RITES TOMORROW (SAT) NIGHT AT SEVEN…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; RALPH NEAL WHITLOW…..A DAUGHTER; ANNA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HER FATHER; BRO.
JUNIOR RIPPY AND WIFE ALMA OF ADOLPHUS…. FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; TIMOTHY AND SANDRA, BRO.
CHRISTOPHER AND PEGGY AND KEVIN AND VALERIE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND BRO. JERRY  AND MELISSA OF OHIO…..AND A
SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; DEBRA AND DAVID LINDSEY OF SCOTTSVILLE……



YATES
09/01/17

43 YEAR OLD BILLY J. YATES OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MAPLE GROVE
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS MOTHER; MARY ANN MARSH MILLER…..AND A BROTHER; JEFF BOTH OF ADOLPHUS……AND THREE
SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; MELINDA AND ROBERT PEACE OF GREENVILLE AND VICKIE AND RANDY LOONEY AND
PATRICIA AND ROBERT LASSITER ALL OF ADOLPHUS……



SPORTS
09/01/17

THE PATRIOTS GAME AGAINST  GREENWOOD, SCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT,  WILL BE PLAYED TOMORROW AFTERNOON  AT  
WARREN EAST HIGH SCHOOL  WITH A THREE  O’CLOCK KICK-OFF….







MADDEN IN COURT
08/31/2017

TIMOTHY  MADDEN WAS BACK IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT TODAY FOR A HEARING ON SEVERAL MOTIONS….. INCLUDING A MOTION
FOR CHANGE OF VENUE, A MOTION FOR SUPRESSION OF EVIDENCE INCLUDING CLOTHING AND BUCAL SWABS TAKEN FROM
MADDEN ON NOVEMBER 15TH  AT HIS RESIDENCE, A MOTION TO SET A TRIAL DATE, AND A MOTION REQUESTING  A FORENSIC D-
N-A  REPORT…..
AFTER HEARING TESTIMONY OF SEVERAL STATE TROOPERS INVOLVED IN THE SEARCH OF MADDEN’S RESIDENCE….JUDGE
JANET CROCKER OVERULED THE MOTION TO SUPRESS THE EVIDENCE…THE JUDGE DID STATE MADDEN WAS ENTITLED TO A
CHANGE OF VENUE BASED ON SURVEY RESULTS OF 256 ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENTS…..HOWEVER…..DUE TO MADDEN’S  
ATTORNEYS   CONCERNS OVER A FAIR TRIAL IN SURROUNDING COUNTIES…..SHE GAVE HIM 60 DAYS TO PROVIDE A
SUPPLEMENT TO A CHANGE OF VENUE…..
A STATUS REVIEW  HEARING  WAS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 27TH AT 3:30…WITH THE TRIAL SCHEDULED TO COMMENCE  
FEBRUARY 26TH….2018…..WITH THE  VENUE NOT YET DETERMINED……




STATE FAIR SET RECORD
08/31/17

THE JUST COMPLETED 113TH KENTUCKY STATE FAIR DREW 44-THOUSAND-618 MORE PEOPLE  THAN LAST YEAR…..DURING ITS
11 DAY RUN….AS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF FAIRGOERS WAS  609-THOUSAND-555……

THE TWENTY-17  STATE FAIR ALSO ESTABLISHED A STRONG SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE RESULTING IN RECORD-BREAKING
TRAFFIC…..BETWEEN FACEBOOK…. INSTAGRAM….AND TWITTERE…..THERE WERE OVER 13-MILLION IMPRESSIONS….    30-
THOUSAND ENGAGEMENTS…..AND A 100-POINT-NINE PERCENT INCREASE IN FAMS……AND MORE THAN 230-THOUSAND
INDIVIDUALS VISITED THE WEBSITE……

AND NEARLY 14-THOUSAND PEOPLE DOWNLOADED THE NEW KENTUCKY STATE FAIR “APP”……WHICH INCLUDED THE
MAP……WHAT’S HAPPENING….CREATE YOUR OWN SCHEDULE…...ENTERTAINMENT……AND CONCESSIONS……



KCTC GRADUATES
08/31/17

THE KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM HAS SET A NEW HIGH MARK FOR GRADUATES AND
CREDENTIALS AWARDED….

LAST ACADEMIC YEAR…..16-THOUSAND-146  STUDENTS GRADUATED FROM THE COLLEGE SYSTEM…..WHICH IS  A NINE  
PERCENT INCREASE OVER LAST YEAR….AND BREAKS THE RECORD HIGH OF   15-THOUSAND-958  SET IN TWENTY-13-14…..

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDENTIALS AWARDED…34-THOUSAND-502…..INCREASE BY 12-PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR…..AS
ASSOCIATE DEGREES  WERE UP THREE-PERCENT…..DIPLOMAS  23-PERCENT…AND CERTIFICATES  16-PERCENT…..

THE COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL SYSTEM  HAS  16-COLLEGES AND MORE  THAN    70-CAMPUSES…..……



BEAUTIFY THE BLUEGRASS
08/31/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  HAS LAUNCHED THE ……BEAUTIFY THE BLUEGRASS INITIATIVE …..CALLING ON KENTUCKIANS TO
COME TOGETHER TO MAKE THEIR HOMETOWNS SHINE…..

THE CONCEPT IS SIMPLE……IDENTIFY A PROBLEM THAT NEEDS ATTENTION….FORM A TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS…..AND THEN
FIND A WAY TO GET INVOLVED IN REPAIRING….ENHANCING….OR BEAUTIFYING  IT……

TAKE BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTOS AND UPLOAD THEM ON THE ….BEAUTIFY THE BLUEGRASS……WEBSITE……
THE WINNING TEAM WILL BE NOTIFIED IN OCTOBER….AND THE GOVERNOR  AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR  JENEAN HAMPTON
WILL HOST A CATERED  BAR-B-CUE  FOR UP TO 200 TEAM MEMBERS IN THAT COMMUNITY……



SPORTS
08/31/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO GLAGOW….
WHILE THE LADY PATRIIOT GOLF TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY THE LADY SCOTTIES…..
THE LADY PATROT VOLLEYBALL TEAM GOES TO  FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM HOSTS DAVIESS COUNTY…..


IN  N-F-L PRESEASON GAMES…..
THE BENGALS GO TO INDIANAPOLIS…..
THE FALCONS ENTERTAINS JACKSONVILLE…..
AND THE TITANS GO TO KANSAS CITY…..


AND BECAUSE OF HEAVY  RAINS EXPECTED IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY  TODAY  AND TOMORROW……
TOMORROW  NIGHT’S FOOTBALL GAME…..AGAINST GREENWOOD…. HAS BEEN MOVED TO THREE  O’CLOCK SATURDAY
AFTERNOON  AND IT WILL BE PLAYED AT WARREN EAST HIGH SCHOOL…………







HOUSE MEETING
08/30/17

DURING A TWO HOUR……CLOSED  DOOR SESSION YESTERDAY….KENTUCKY HOUSE MEMBERS GOT THEIR FIRST LOOK AT A  
CONSULTANT’S  SUGGESTIONS  ON REFORMING THE COMMONWEALTH’S TROUBLED PUBLIC PENSION PLANS……

P-F-M GROUP CONSULTING…..WAS PAID  ONE-POINT-ONE MILLION DOLLARS TO CONDUCT THE STUDY…..WHICH SUGGESTS
MOVING ALL NEW STATE GOVERNMENT HIRES TO A  “FOUR-ONE- K”  TYPE RETIREMENT…..PUTTING NEW TEACHERS ON THE
SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM…..AND MAKING THOSE ON HAZADOUS DUTY RETIREMENT WAIT UNTIL THE AGE OF 60 BEFORE BEING
ABLE TO COLLECT BENEFITS…..

REPORTEDLY….GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN WILL CALL A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN OCTOBER TO DEAL
WITH THE PENSION PROBLEMS……



VETERANS HOME
08/30/17

A VETERAN’S NURSING HOME IN BOWLING GREEN…..IS A STEP CLOSER TO REALITY AS GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  HAS SIGNED  
HOUSE BILL-13…….SPONSORED BY REPRESENTATIVE   MICHAEL  MERREDITH  FROM BROWNSVILLE……WHICH COMMITTS 10-
POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS IN  MATCHING  FUNDS FOR ITS CONSTRUCTION….

THE FUNDING IS A NECESSARY  STEP FOR THE  U-S DEPARTMEN OF  VETERANS AFFAIRS   TO BEGIN CONSTRUCTION  ON THE
90-BED FACILITY  WHICH WILL SERVE 17 COUNTIES IN SOUTHCENTRL KENTUCKY……..



SPORTS
08/30/17

THIS WEEK’S….CLASS FOUR-A….HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL POLL FINDS JOHNSON CENTRAL NUMBER ONE….
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  IS FIFTH…..WARREN EAST AND ROCKCASTLE COUNTY AT TIED FOR NINTH……AND THE PATRIOTS ALSO
RECEIVED VOTES…..







ARREST
08/29/17

AUGUST 23RD……THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE EXECUTED A SEARCH  WARRANT AT THE RESIDENCE  OF 28 YEAR
OLD JESSICA YORK….LOCATED AT 14-78 STAFFORD HOLLOW  ROAD….

WHEN OFFICERS ARRIVED….YORK SAID SHE HAD JUST HAD A WRECK  AND HER VEHICLE WAS UPSIDE DOWN IN A CREEK….
OFFICERS  LOCATED THE VEHICLE AND SEVERAL SCHEDULE-TWO PRESCRIPTION  PILLS AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA……
YORK WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED AND POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA……
THEN ON AUGUST  25TH…..ANOTHER SEARCH WARRANT WAS EXECUTED AT YORK’S RESIDENCE WHERE A HIDDEN SAFE WAS
DISCOVERED…..WHICH CONTAINED APPROXIMATELY EIGHT-OUNCES OF CRYSTAL METH, APPROXIMATLEY 37-GRAMS OF
PROCESSED MARIJUANA, SCALES, PARAPHERNALIA, A LOADED HAND GUN AND CASH…..
YORK WAS ADDITIONALLY CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSSTANCE-METH-ENHANCE, TRAFFICKING IN
MARIJUANA AND POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA……



SHOOTING-CASEY
08/29/17

STATE POLICE  SAY AN ARGUMENT IN LIBERTY SUNDAY….LEAD TO A DEADLY SHOOTING….

REPORTEDLY 53 YEAR OLD THOMAS MOSER OF STANFORD ARRIVED A  OME WHERE HIS GIRLFRIEND E AND OTHERS  WERE
WORKING…..
MOSER GOT INTO ARGUMENT WITH  71 YEAR OLD LEONARD WALLS OF LIBERTY…..THE ARGUMENT ESCALATED WHEN MOSER
PHYSICALLY THREATENED WALLS….WHO SHOT HIM IN THE CHEST……
MOSER WAS TRANSPORTED TO CASEY COUNTY HOSPITAL WHERE HE LATER DIED….
NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE….BUT THE CASE WILL BE WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY’S
OFFICE…..



ACCIDENT-WARREN
08/29/17

AN ACCIDENT ON I-65….NEAR THE 42 MILE MARKER…..INJURED ONE PERSON….

STATE POLCIE SAY A TWENTY-11  FREIGHTLINER…..OPERATED BY 67 YEAR OLD THOMAS PETERS OF OHIO…….LEFT THE
ROADWAY…..WENT UP AN EARTH EMBANKMENT…..AND STRUCK A TREE….
PETERS  WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING REEN…….
AND RAIN AND WET ROAD CONDITIONS  HAVE  BEEN CONSIDERED A CONTRIBUTING FACTOR IN THE ACCIDENT……



SPORTS
08/28/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD….
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM GOES TO MONROE COUNTY…..


TOPPER HEAD BASKETBALL COACH RICK STANSBURY SAYS FRESHMAN CENTER MITCHELL ROBINSON  HAS RE-ENROLLED IN
CLASSES  FOR THE FALL SEMESTER…. BUT MUST MEET INTERNAL REQIREMENTS .FOR RETURNING TO THE TEAM….AFTER
BEING SUSPENDED AND RELEASED….

ROBINSON WAS SUSPENDED JULY 31ST FOR VIOLATING TEAM RULES…..HOWEVER… SINCE HE DIDN’T “TRANSFER”  HE CAN
RETURN TO THE HILL……







STATE PARKS HONORED
08/28/17

SIX KENTUCKY STATE PARKS HAVE BEEN HONORED  AS PART OF KENTUCKY LIVING MAGAZINE’S……BEST IN KENTUCKY
AWARDS……

CUMBERLAND  FALLS WAS NAMED WINNER OF THE ROMANTIC GETAWAY LOCATION…..SECOND IN TOURIST ATTRACTION…..AND
THE LAKE WAS ADDED TO THE “BEST IN KENTUCKY HALL OF FAME” FOR SCENIC   VIEW……..
MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME WON FIRST PLACE FOR BEST HISTORIC SITE……
AND JOHN JAMES AUDUBON STATE PARKED PICKED UP TWO THIRD LACE AWARDS FOR HISTORIC SITE AND HIKING TRAIL…..
WHILE NATURAL BRIDGE STATE PAKR RECEIVED SECOND PLACE FOR HKING TRAIL……
WHILE TWO OTHER PARKS…..PERRYVILLE BATTLE FIELD AND GENERAL BURSIDE ISLAND STATE PARK WERE ADDED TO THE
HALL OF FAME….

AND THREE LAKES…..WHERE THERE ARE STATE PARKS….WERE ALSO RECOGNIZED…..LAKE CUMBERLAND AND ROUGH RIVER
WERE NAMED BEST HOUSE BOATING LAKES….LAKE CUMBERLAND AND KENTUCKY LAKE WON SECOND AND THIRD FOR FAMILY
GETAWAY….AND LAKE CUMBERLAND ENTERED THE “HALL OF FAME FOR FISHING AND BOATING……



WEST NILE
08/28/17
06:05AM

THE KENTUCKY  DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH IS  REPORTING  FOUR HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH….

TO DATE…..42 STATES AND WASHINGTON  D-C…HAVE REPORTED WEST NILE INFECTIONS IN PEOPLE…..BIRDS…..
MOSQUITOES….OR HORSES….
KENTUCKY’S FOUR HUMAN CASES INCLUDE  ONE IN FAYETTER COUNTY…..TWO IN HOPKINS…AND ONE  CASE IN
JEFFERSON…..AND ALL OF THE CASES HAVE OCCURRED IN ADULTS…..

TETWEEN  TWENTY-12  AND TWENTY-16……THE COMMONWEALTH HAS AVERAGED ABOUT 10 CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS A
YEAR….WHICH OCCURS FOLLOWING THE BITE OF AN INFECTED MOSQUITO……



BEVIN CRITIZES SOME STATE WORKERS
08/28/17

IN A WEEK-END INTERVIEW…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN CRITICIZED SOME STATE EMPLOYEES FOR INFLATING THEIR PUBLIC
PENSION BENEFITS TO…..STICK IT TO THE TAXPAYER….

BEVIN QUESTIONED WHY STATE WORKERS WERE ALLOWED TO “HORD” UNUSED SICK DAYS….AND USE THEM TO BOOST THEIR
SALARIES…..TO QUALIFY FOR A MORE LUCRATIVE RETIREMENT CHECK…..
AND HE ALSO QUESTIONED IF STATE WORKER SHOULD BE ALLWE TO “PURCHASE” SERVICE TIME”…ALLOWING THEM TO
RETIRE SOONER…..

REPORTEDLY……THE GOVERNOR WILL CALL A SPECAIL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN OCTOBER…..TO DEALS WITH
THE COMMONWEALTH’S PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS WHICH IS ONE OF THE WORST FUNDED IN THE NATION…..



AIRMEN TO TEXAS
08/28/17

18 KENTUCKY AIR NATIONAL  GUARD MEMBERS…..FORM THE 123RD SPECIAL TEACTIS SQUADRON…..ARE  GOING TO TEXAS TO
HELP WITH THE RECOVERY EFFORTS IN THE WAKE OF HURRICANE HARVEY……

14 WILL BREAK UP INTO TWO RECOVERY TEAMS….AND THE OTHER FOUR WILL STAFF A SPECIAL TACTICS OPERATIONS
CENTER…..



SPORTS
08/28/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM GOES TO THE DIAMOND CAVERNS GOLF COURSE TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST….

THE LADY PPATRIOT GOLF TEAM  IS ON THE ROAD TO THE GLASGOW COUNTRY CLUB TO PLAY THE LADY SCOTTIES…..

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM GOES TO WESTMORELAND  TO TANGLE WITH WESTMORELAND AND HENDERSONVILLE…..

AND THE JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW……



THE DATES  FOR THE ANNUAL WATERFOWL BLIND DRAWINGS…AT SEVERAL WILDLIFE MAMAGEMENT AREAS….. HAVE BEEN
RELEASED…
THE WATER FOWL BLIND DRAWING FOR THE BARREN RIVER LAKE W-M-A….IN ALLEN AND BARREN COUNTIES  WILL BE
SATURDAY,OCTOBER-SEVENTH….FROM SEVEN TO NINE…..AT THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS OFFICE AT BARREN RIVER LAKE…..







ALLEN JOBLESS RATE INCREASES
08/25/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING….THE UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE  SLIGHTLY
FROM   FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN JUNE TO FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT  IN JULY….AND THIS  JULY’S  JOBLESS  RATE
WAS ALSO ABOVE THE   FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT  RECORDED IN JULY  OF LAST YEAR….

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

STATEWIDE….JOBLESS RATES  FELL IN 18 COUNTIES….ROSE IN  99…..AND REMAINED THE SAME  IN THREE….
WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYEMENT RATE AT  FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE AT  17-POINT-SIX PERCENT



SENIOR PASS INCREASE
08/25/17

IN ORDER TO MEET REQUIREMENTS  SET BY LEGISLATION  PASSED  BY CONGRESS IN DECEMBER  TWENTY-16…..THE PRICE OF
THE  NATONAL PARK SERVICES “AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL SENIOR PASS”  WILL INCREASE FROM 10 TO 80 DOLLARS ON
MONDAY….AS THE LEGISLATION REQUIRES THE PRICE OF THE “SENIOR LIFETIME PASS”  BE THE SAME AT THE GENERAL  
“ANNUAL PASS” WHICH IS 80 DOLLARS…..
THE “SENIOR PASS” HAS COST  10-DOLALRS SINCE  1994  AND THOSE AGE  62 CAN STILL PURCHASE IT AT THAT PRICE BEFORE
MONDAY…...AND LIFETIME GOLDEN AGE OR SENIOR PASSES…..PURCHASE BEFORE MONDAY…WILL BE HONORED FOR THE
LIFETIME OF THE PASS HOLDER….THE LEGISLATION  ALSO CREATED A NEW….. “ANNUAL SENIOR PASS”…..THAT CAN BE
PURCHASED FOR 20-DOLLARS…..

THE SENOR PASS COVERS  ALL ENTRANCE FEES AND MAY PROVIDE SENIOR DISCOUNTS…..THE PASS ALSO WAIVES THE
ENTRANCE FEE  FOR TRAVELING COMPAIONS….
AT PER-VEHICLE FEE SITES….THE PASS ADMITS THE DRIVER  AND ALL PASSENGERS IN NON-COMMERICAL VEHICLES  AND AT
PER-PERSON  FEE SITES….THE PASS ADMITTS THE PASS HOLDER AND THREE OTHER ADULTS…..



LOUISVILLE BRIDGE
08/25/17

YOU CAN HELP LOUISVILLE’S  NEW  BRIDGE OVER THE OHIO RIVER….DOWNTOWN…. BE NAMED THE BEST NEW BRIDGE IN THE
COUNTY…..

THE ABRAHAM LINCOLN BRIDGE IS IN THE RUNNING TO WIN  THE….BEST IN AMERICA  PRIZE…..IN THE TWENTY-17  AMERICA’S
TRANSPORTATION AWARDS COMPETITION…..AS  THE COMMONWEALTH IS IN CONSIDERATION WITH PROJECTS FROM  11
OTHER STATES….

THE GRAND PRIZE WILL BE DETERMINE BY AN INDEPENDENT PANEL OF TRANSPORTAION INDUSTRY EXPERTS….BUT YOU CAN
VOTE IN  THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE CONTEST THRU   SEPTEMBER  21ST BY GOING ON-LINE TO….AMERICAS- TRANSPORTATION-
AWARDS-DOT-ORG…..
THE  WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIZE  AND THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS  WILL WIN 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS……



SCHOOL BOARD
08/25/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN SPECIAL SESSION….LAST NIGHT…. TO SET THE  TWENTY-18 TAX
RATE……AND IT TOOK THREE VOTES FOR THE BOARD TO COME TO A DECISION…..

AND TAKE THE 4% INCREASE....

65-PERCENT OF THE REVENUE WILL GO TO THE GENERAL FUND…..AND 35-PERCENT TO THE BUILDING FUND……



FORMER DEPUTY ENTERS PLEA
08/25/17

IN FEDERAL COURT….A FORMER MONROE COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF HAS PLEAD NOT GUILTY TO WIRE FRAUD…..

LARRY DALE MARTIN OF GLASGOW  IS CHARGED WITH DEVISING A SCHEME  TO SELL AND/OR GIVE AWAY SURPLUS MILITARY
PROPERTY OTBAINED FROM A DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAM……

IF CONVICTED AT TRIAL…..MARTIN FACES PRISON TIME…..A 250-THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE……AND THREE YEARS OF
SUPERVISED RELEASE……



SPORTS
08/25/17

THE PATRIOTS HOST BARREN COUNTY IN THE ATHLETIC HALL OF GAME…..
KEITH GERALD….KEN RIGDON…..RICKY MCPEAK….AND JOHN HALL WILL BE INDUCTED INTO THE…… A-C-SH   ATHLETIC HALL
OF FAME….. DURING HALF-TIME CEREMONIES……A MEET AND GREET WITH THE CLASS OF TWEY-17 WILL BE HELD PRIOR TO
THE GAME AT SIX……

KICK-OFF AT PATRIOT FIELD IS SEVEN……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-
50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..       LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30 TONIGHT……







STOLEN TRAILER
08/24/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING  THE THEFT OF AN ENCLOSED TRIALER……
THE SEVEN-BY-16  RED TRAILER…..WITH MARINE CORPS STICKERS ON THE REAR AND SIDE DOORS….WAS TAKEN FROM A
RESIDENCE  ON BAILEY’S POINT ROAD YESTERDAY…..
A REWARD IS OFFERED….AND ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THIS THEFT IS ASKED TO CONTACT THE ALLEN COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT……



ARREST
08/24/17

SCOTTSVVILLE POLICE   ARRESTED ONE PERSON  IN CONNECTION  WITH THE THEFT OF A  X-BOX  FROM JIMMY’S FURNITURE….
33  YEAR OLD NICHOLAS  CARROLL OF 51-HINTON AVENUE….APARTMENT  A-TWO WAS CHARGED  WITH RECEIVING STOLEN
PROPERTY UNDER 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS  AFTER   JENNIFER GRACE  TOLD ASSISTANT CHIEF  DARRIN TABOR SHE SAW
CARROLL  TAKE THE  X-BOX  FROM THE STORE…..GRACE FOLLOWED  HIM TO HIS RESIDENCE AT COUNTRY PLACE
APARTMENTS…..AND WHEN CARROLL  WOULDN’T ANSWER THE DOOR…ASSISTANT CHIEF TABOR AND CHIEF JEFF PEARSON
WENT TO THE RESIDENCE WERE THEY WERE GIVEN PERMISSION TO SEARCH….AND THE  X-BOX, CONTROLLERS AND A GAME
WERE LOCATED IN THE CLOSET UNDER SOME CLOTHES…..…..

AND OFFICER TREVER TOMPSON  ARRESTED  37 YEAR OLD PHILLIP TAYLOR  OF      51-HINTON AVENUE……APPARTMENT D-
ONE   ON A WARRANT CHARGING THEFT BY UNLAW TAKING-AUTO 500-DOLLARS OR MORE….BUT UNDER 10-THOUSAND
DOLLARS   AND ASSAULT-FOURTH DEGREE……



KY HOME SALES UP
08/24/17

FOR THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF THE YEAR…..KENTUCKY’S  REAL ESTATE MARKET REMAINED STRONG IN EVERY CATEGORY
TRACKED……

TOTAL HOME SALES EXCEEDED THE TOTALS SEEN THROUGH THE SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR…...WITH AN INCREAE OF  FOUR-
POINT-SEVEN PERCENT…..FROM            24-THOUSAND-786  IN TWENTY-16….TO 25-THOUSAND- 943 THIS YEAR……

HOWEVER…..HOUSING INVENTORY FOR THE FIRST HALF OF TWENTY-17 REACHED A  SIX-MONTH LOW OF  FOUR-POINT-32
MONTHS…… DOWN   17-POINT-FOUR PERCENT FROM LAST YEAR….WHEN INVENTORIES  WERE  FIVE-POINT-23 MONTHS….
DAYS ON THE MARKET ALSO HIT A RECORD LOW…..DROPPING FROM   140 LAST YEAR TO 123 THIS YEAR……WHICH IS A
DECREASE  OF 13-PERCENT…..

THE MEDIAN PRICE FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR INCREASED TWO-POINT-THREE PERCENT FROM LAST
YEAR……REACHING  124-THOUSAND DOLLARS….WHICH IS UP FROM  121-THOUSAND LAST YEAR…..
AND THAT PUSHED THE TOTAL VOLUME OF ALL HOME SALE TO AMOST FIVE-BILLION DOLLARS…….






WEST NILE IN LOUISVILLE
08/24/17

THE LOUISVILLE  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELLNESS HAS FOUND WEST NILE INFECTED MOSQUITOES IN TRAPS
IN LOUISVILLE…..

OFFICIALS SAY IT’S COMMON TO FIND  MOSQUITOES INFECTED WITH WEST NILE THIS TIME OF YEAR…..WHICH MEANS
RESIDENTS SHOOULD TAKE THE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS……IN MOST CASES……INDIVIDUALS INFECTED WITH WEST NILE
EITHER SHOW NO SYMPTMS OR RELATIVELY MILD SYMPTOMS……

LAST YEAR…..ONE PERSON DIED OF WEST NILE IN LOUISVILLE AND THERE WAS ONE OTHER NON-FATAL CASE……



WRAY
08/24/17

70 YEAR OLD WANDA SUE WRAY OF BOWLING GREEN DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..PRIVATE
GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) AT WALKER’S CHAPEL CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DAVID AND PAM REECE, TONY RICHEY, JAMIE AND DONNA BELCHER  
AND CHRIS BELCHER…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; LITTA MIKE SMITH ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…. NUMEROUS
GRANCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……



OLIVER
08/24/17

85 YEAR OLD CARLEEN OLIVER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH
MILIARY HONORS…..VISITATION  BEGINS  AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO HOSPICE  OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY  OR THE CHAIRTY OF
YOUR CHOICE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PATTY MCINTYRE OLIVER…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-ON-LAW; MICHAEL AND SUSAN OF
DELAWARE  AND ED AND LOIS OF BOWLING GREEN…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; REBECCA AND TONY GARCIA OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A BROTHER  AND SISTER-IN-LAW; DEAN AND VIRGINIA   OF FLORIDA…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN, THREE STEP-
GRANDCHHILDREN, 12 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  AND EIGHT STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
08/24/17

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  GOLF TEAMS ENTERTAIN  BARREN COUNTY……

IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL…..
CAMPBELLSVILLE IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON  PIKEVILLE…..







EXPANDED SMOKING ORDINANCE
08/22/17

AN EXPANDED SMOKING ORDINANCE…..PASSED BY THE LOUISVILLE METRO  COUNCIL….GOES INTO EFFECT MONDAY……

THE EXPANDED ORDINANCE   BANS THE USE OF  E-CIGARETTES  AND HOOKAHS  IN PUBLIC PLACES AND WORKSITES……

THERE ARE EXEMPTIONS……HOWEVER…..FOR   E-CIGARETTE STORES   AND       NON-TOBACCO-BASED  HOOKAH LOUNGES
THAT USE ONLY NON-TOBACCO AND  NON-NICOTINE PRODUCTS AT THE LOCATIONS…..

POSSIBLE FINES AGAINST ESTABLISHMENTS  REMAIN THE SAME AS THE ORIGINAL ORDINANCE….AS THEY RANGE FROM   50 TO
500-DOLLARS……..



DOLLAR GENERAL OPENS NEW STORE
08/22/17

DOLLAR GENERAL HAS REACHED A NEW MILESTONE BY OPENING ITS                        14-THOUSANDTH STORE IN DAUPHIN-
PENNSYLVANIA…..

DOLLAR GENERAL   HAS 57-HUNDRED EMPLOYEES IN PENNSYLVANIA…..WITH 625 STORES AND ONE DISTRIBUTION  
CENTER…….



FT. KNOX VAULT
08/22/17

YESTERDAY……FOR THE FIRST TIME  IN OVER 40-YEARS…..THE GOLD DEPOSITORY AT FORT KNOX WAS OPENED TO
CIVIALIANS……

TREASURY SECRETARY   STEVEN MNUCHIN LED A DELEGATION OF KENTUCKY POLITICIANS…..INCLUDING SENATOR  MITCH
MCCONNELL AND GOVERNOR  MATT BEVIN  TO THE DEPOSITORY…..

MNUCHIN IS JUST THE THIRD  TREASURY SECRETARY TO VIEW THE GOLD AT FORT KNOX…..…



LAKE CUMBERLAND ACCIDENT
08/22/17

AN APPARENT BOATING ACCIDENT HAS CLAIMED A LIFE ON LAKE CUMBERLAND….

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE SAYS THE BODY WAS DISCOVERED  YESTERDAY AFTERNOON  NEAR
CAMPBELLS LANDING IN NANCY……

NO OTHER INFORMATION HAS BEEN RELEASED AT THIS TIME….AND AN AUTOPOSY IS SCHEDULED FOR TODAY AT THE STATE
MEDICAL EXAMINERS OFFICE…..



SCHOOL BOARD
08/22/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING….DIRECTOR OF PUPIL PERSONNEL GARRY DEWITT  
INFORMED THE BOARD THAT ENROLLMENT.....IN GRADES  K-THRU 12 FOR THIS SCHOOL YEAR…..IS   29-HUNDRED 82
STUDENTS…. AND THAT TOTAL WILL INCREASE  TO THREE-THOUSAND-82 WHEN PRESCHOOL BEGINS TOMORROW…..LAST
YEAR….ENROLL MENT WAS  29-HUNDRED-73  WITHOUT PRESCHOOL  AND THREE-THOUSAND-99 WITH  PRESCHOOL ADDED…..
SUPERINTENDENT RANDELL JACKSON  UPDATED THE BOARD ON THE SOLAR ECLIPSE ACTIVITIES AT THE SCHOOLS
YESTERDAY……

WENDELL SPEARS…..WHO IS RETIRING  AT THE END OF THE MONTH….WAS RECOGNIZED FOR HIS 11 YEARS AS
TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR…..IN WHICH TIME ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL BUSES TRAVELED  OVER FIVE-MILLION MILES….
ROGER WEAVER WILL TAKE OVER AT TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR SEPTEMBER FIRST…..
THEN BOARD THEN WENT INTO CLOSED SESSION TO DISCUSS POSSIBLE LITIGATION…….



SPORTS
08/22/17

THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM GOES TO COVINGTON WOODS GOLF COURSE TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……

AND THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM  IS AT HOME TO TANGE WITH WARREN EAST……







ORTHOPEDICS PLUS SOLD
08/21/17

COMMONWEALTH HEALTH CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS  HAVE  VOTED TO ACQUIRE  PRTHOPEDICS PLUS…… A
PRIVATE COMPANY  WITH SEVEN LOCATIONS  IN SOUTH-CENTRAL KENTUCKY……INCLUDING   SCOTTSVILLE…..

ORTHOPEDICS  PLUS….WHICH  WAS FORMED  IN THOUSAND-TWO…..PROVIDES REHA;BILITATIVE SERVICES FOR NON-
OPERATIVE AND POST-OPERATIVE CONDITIONS……

ORTHOPEDICS PLUS OWNER ….JASE PINEROLA……WILL JOIN  “MED CENTER HEALTH”  AS VICE-PRESIDENT OF PHYSICAL
REHABILITATION SERVICES…. OVERSEEING ORTHOPEDICS PLUS…..AS-WELLP-AS THE HEALTH SYSTEM’S EXISTING INPATIENT
AND OUTPATIENT PHYSICAL REHABILITATION LOCATIONS……



PEARCE  FORD EVACUATION
08/21/17

WESTERN STUDENTS  LIVING  IN PEARCE/FORD  TOWER WERE EVACUATED FOR A TIME YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..WHEN A
KITCHEN  FIRE BROKE  OUT ON THE 10TH FLOOR….

THE SPRINKLE SYSTEM ACTIVATED AND THE FIRE WAS CONTINED TO THE KITCHEN…..



MEETINGS
08/21/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..
THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE PLANNING AND ZONING
COMMISSION AND GRAHAM LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7…..

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

THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 THE JAYCEES MEET…..



CORE POOL
08/21/17

KEEP IN MIND THAT BEGINNING TODAY……THE INDOOR POOL AT THE CORE WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF
WEEKS FOR MAJOR MAINTENANCE WORK….

DURING THIS TIME…..THE OUTDOOR[POOL….SAUNA…..STEAM ROOM….AND HOT TUB WILL ALL OPEN AT SIX IN THE MORNING…..

THEN THE OUTDOOR POOL WILL CLOSE AROUND  SEVEN AT NIGHT…..WHILE THE SAUNA… STEAM ROOAM….AND HOT TUB WLL
REMAIN OPEN UNTO EIGHT-30 AS USUAL……



PARDUE
08/21/17

72 YEAR OLD KENNETH ALLEN PARDUE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY(SUN) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN
CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; KEITH AND SANDY OF FRANKLIN….A DAUGHER AND SON-IN-LAW; KEENA AND
KEVIN WOODS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-AW; LAWAYNE  PARDUE , BRO. HILLUS AND ALICE PARDUE
AND BILLY AND RUBY PARDUE  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE, BRO. LARRY AND TINA EMERY OF ADOLPHUS AND JEFF AND KATHY EMERY
OF NORTH CAROLINA…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; SHELIA AND DANNY CARTER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND REBA LONAS OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
08/21/17

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEY BALL TEAM TRAVELS TO WARREN CENTRAL…..
AND THE JUNOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT SOUTH WARREN……


THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL OPENS THE HOME  PORTION OF THE SEASON THIS FRIDAY NIGHT WITH THE ANNUAL “HALL OF FAME”
GAME….

THREE OUTSTANDING HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES AND A LONGTIME SUPPORTER OF THE ATHLETICS PROGRAM AT  ALLEN
COUNTY’SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR INDUCTION INTO THE  “ AC-SH”  ATHLETIC  HALL OF FAME…..

THIS YEAR’S CLASS INCLUDES FORMER ALLEN COUNTY BASKETBALL PLAYERS KEITH GERALD AND KEN RIGDON…..AC/S  
FOOTBALL PLAYER  RICKY MCPEAK….AND THE LATE DR. JOHN HALL….

A  MEET-AND-GREET  WILL BE HELD AT SIX FRIDAY NIGHT WITH THE INDUCTION CEREMONIES AT  HALF-TIME OF THE   ACS/
BARREN COUNTY GAME…..







KY STATE FAIR
08/16/17

THE KENTUCKY STATE FAIR BEGINS ITS 10-DAY RUN TOMORROW….AND THE FAIR IS ADDING SOME NEW ACTIVITIES  THIS
YEAR….
THERE WILL  BE NEW EVENTS….NEW MUSIC…AND NEW FOODS TOM COMPLIMENT THE DISPLAYS AND FESTIVITIES THAT ARE A
REGULAR PART OF THE FAIR…..

SOME OF THE NEW OFFERING INCLUDE AN AREA FOR INDIVIDUALS TO VIEW AND LEARN ABOUT THE ESCLIPE ON AUGUST
21ST…….A MINI-MUSIC FESTIVAL AUGUST 24TH…….AND NEW ACTS INCLUDIGN THE FLYING WALLENDAS……
AND SOME OF THE NEW FOODS YOU CAN TRY INCLUDE ALLIGATOR AND  FRIED    MAC ‘N  CHEESE  BALLS……..

THE FAIR ALSO HAS A NEW   “APP” THAT CAN BE DOWNLOADED TO HELP PLAN YOUR VISIT TO THE FAIR AND SAVE MONEY……



ARREST
08/16/17

A SIX MONTH INVESTIGATION  BY THE BOWLING GREEN/WARREN COUNTY DRUG TASK  FORCE HAS LEAD TO THE ARREST OF A
BOWLING GREEN  WOMAN….

FOLLOWLING AN UNDERCOVER PURCHASE OF CRYSTAL-METH…..38 YEAR OLD BRANDON  BAIZE OF 28-25 GLEN LILY ROAD
WAS ARRESTED FOLLOWING  A TRAFFIC STOP AND CHARGED WITH  SIX-COUNTS OF TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCE-METH  AND TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE……

ALL OF THE PURCHASES WERE FROM AN  OLD BARREN RIVER ROAD BUSINESS…. THAT HAD NO NAME…..BUT WAS THE STORE
FRONT THAT SHE WAS SUPPOSEDLY REMODELING……



FORMER PRINCIPAL PLEADS GUILTY
08/15/17

A FORMER PRINCIPAL AT LAURE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAS PLEAD GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT TO TRANSFERRING IMAGES
FRO MPHONES CONFISCATED FROM STUDENTS….TO HIS PERSONAL THUMB DRIVE WITHOUT THEIR CONSENT OR
KNOWLEDGE…..AND THEN SHARING THE IMAGES ON A RUSSIAN WEBSITE……

37 YEAR OLD STEPHEN GOODLETT OF ELIZABETHTOWN  WAS PRINCIPAL AT LARUE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL  FROM TWENTY-13
UNTIL HE WAS FIRED LAST  OCTOBER…..

GOODLETT…..WHO WILL BE SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT  OCTOBER 20TH…..IS FACING ADDITIONAL STATE  CHARGES…..



SYMBOL REMOVAL
08/16/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAYS  HE  “ABSOLUTELY” DISAGREES  WITH REMOVING CONFEDERATE SYMBOLS AND  MONUMENTS
FROM GOVERNMENT PROPERY…. CALLING IT THE “SANITIZATION OF HISTORY”…..
THE GOVERNOR SAID  IF WE DON’T WANT TO REPEAT THE MISTAKES OF OUR PAST…..THEN WE’D BETTER TEACH IT TO YOUR
YOUNG PEOPLE…..AND HE SAYS  IT’S THE WRONG APPROACH TO PRETEND IT DIDN’T HAPPEN…….



WAREHOUSE EXPANSION
08/16/17

MURAKAMI MANUFACTIING U-S-A…..ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY IT WILL BUILD A THREE-MILLION DOLLAR  WAREHOUSE AT ITS
FACILITY IN CAMPBELLSVILLE….THAT WILL CREATE  20 NEW JOPBS……

THE CURRENT FACILITY  WILL BE EXPANDED  BY 50-THOUSAND SQUARE FEET TO CONSOLIDATE STORAGE…..INCREASE
MANUFACTURING CAPACITY…..AND STREAMLINE PRODUCTION FLOW…..CONSTRUCTION IS EXPEXCTED TO  START NEXT
MONTH AND BE COMPLETED BY  MARCH OF NEXT YEAR…..

KENTUCKY’S AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY INCLUDES  520 FACILITIES THAT EMPLOY OVER 100-THOUSAND……. AND THRU JULY OF
THIS YEAR…...AUTOMOTIVE RELATED COMPANIES HAD COMMITTED TO MORE THAN  FOUR-BILLION DOLLARS IN EXPANSION AND
NEW-LOCATIONS PROJECTS…..



HOLDER
08/16/17

76 YEAR OLD MARY JO HOLDER OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL
SESRVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN BEECH GROVE CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; KIM AND JIM SPEARS OF ADOLPHUS AND JEANIE AND TIM DICKERSON
OF GREENVILLE…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; DONNA MAE AND MIKE COLTON OF MICHIGAN….A SISTER-IN-LAW; LINDA
HOLDER OF ADOLPHUS…..AND FRANK GOAD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN, TWO STEP-GRANDCHILDREN, SIX
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND A STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



WRIGHT
08/16/17

57 YEAR OLD MICHAEL LYNN WRIGHT OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY….
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY IS WIFE; ROBIN WRIGHT…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; JAMI WRIGHT AND ASHELY AND WESLEY
SAYRE ALL OF INDIANA…..A STEP-SON AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BRANDON AND KRYSTAL MORRIS  OF  BOWLING GREEN….
TWO STEP-DAUGHTERS; MANDY SPIVEY OF INDIANA  AND ASHLEY LINDSEY OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO BROTHERS AND
SISTERS-IN-LAW; TOM AND GINA OF OKLAHOMA AND BRIAN AND TAMMI OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-
LAW; BARBARA AND MITCHELL JENKINS OF FOUNNTAIN RUN…..16 GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
08/16/17

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE CARDINALS ARE IN BOSTON TO TAKE ON THE RED SOX…..
THE REDS PLAY THE CUBS IN CHICAGO……
THE BRAVES ARE ON THE ROAD TO COLORADO……

AND THE HOT RODS ENTERTAIN LAKE COUNTY……







CITY COUNCIL
08/15/17

AT THEIR MEETING LAST NIGHT…..SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL GAVE FIRST READING TO AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE TAX
RATE…..
A  LENGHY DISCUSSION ENSUED ON TAKING THE FOUR-PERCENT  INCREASE VERUS A NEEDED INCREASE IN SEWER RATES…..
BEFORE THE ORDINANCE  PASSED ON FIRST  READING   ON A FIVE TO ONE  VOTE…..A  PUBLIC HEARING WILL HAVE TO BE HELD
ON THE PROPOSED TAX RATE…..
THE COUNCIL GAVE FINAL APPROVAL  TO AN ORDINANCE  ADOPTING   THE “CODE OF ORDINANCE”…..AND AUTHORIZED THE
MAYOR TO ADVERTISE FOR BLACKTOP BIDS……

AND THE COUNCIL WAS INFORMED THAT THE BID OPENING FOR THE WEST MAIN STREET RENOVATION WILL BE  AUGUST
24TH……



SALMONELLA OUTBREAK
08/15/17

THE CENTER FOR DISEASE  CONTROL  SAYS THREE KENTUCKIANS…..ARE AMONG 141 INDIVIDUAL IN  19-STATES…..THE HAVE
BEEN INFECTED WITH STRAINS OF SALMONELLA TRACED BACK TO PAPAYAS IMPORTED FROM MEXICO……

OFFICIALS HAVE LINKED THE OUTBREAK TO THE  MARADOL PAPAYAS…..FROM THE CARICA  DE CAMPECHE FARM IN MEXICO….
AND THE  C-D-C  IS WARNING CONSUMERS AND RESTAURANTS TO DISPOSE OF ANY PAPAYAS FROM THE COMPANY…..

IN TWENTY-14…..THE U-S  IMPORTED   NEARLY  50-BILLON DOLLARS IN FOOD FROM CANADA….CHINA….INDIA….AND  
MEXICO……



HISTORIC PLACES
08/14/17

THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE  HAS ADDED EIGHT SITES AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH….INCLUDING A MOTEL NEAR CAVE
CITY…..TO THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES…..….

THE KENTUCKY HERITAGE COUNCIL AND STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICES  APPROVED THE NOMINATED SITES IN
MAY…...BEFORE THEY WERE SUBMITTED TO THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE…..

THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES IS AN OFFICIAL LIST OF HISTORIC AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES
DEEMED WORTHY OF PRERSERVATION……



ARREST-METCALFE
08/15/17

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A SUMMERSHADE MAN ON MURDER CHARGES…..

46 YEAR OLD BOBBIE LAWSON WAS CHARGED WITH MURDER, TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE  AND ABUSE OF A
CORPSE….
THE COLUMBIA POST WAS CONTACTED  BY THE METCALFE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IN REFERENCE TO A DECEASED
PERSON FOUND AT A RESIDENCE  ON NOBOB-SUMMER SHADE ROAD….AND THE INNVESTIGAITON  LED TO THE ARREST OF
LAWSON…..

THE IDENTITY OF THE DECEASED IS YET TO BE DETERMINED  AND AN AUTOPSY WILL BE CONDUCTED TODAY AT THE STATE
MEDICAL  EXAMINERS OFFICE…..



SPORTS
08/15/17

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY……..

YESTERDAY....THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM DROPPED A TWO TO ONE DECISION TO WARREN EAST…….







BUDGET SHORTFALL
08/14/17

FRIDAY……STATE ECONOMISTS ISSUED THEIR FIRST PLANNING ESTIMATES FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR…….AND
TAXPAYERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH COULD BE FACING A BUDGET SHORTFALL OF MORE THAN  200-MILLION DOLLARS……

THE OFFICIAL ESTIMATE CALLS FOR TAX COLLECTIONS OF ABOUT 10-POINT-EIGHT BILLION DOLLARS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR
THAT ENDS JUNE 30TH….TWENTY-18….. HOWEVER……ECONOMISTS SAY THEY EXPECT COLLECTONS WILL  BE ABOUT 10-
POINT-SIX  BILLION……

THE CONSENSUS FORECASTING GROUP CHOSE THE MOST PESSIMISTIC OF THREE OPTIONS THEY WERE
PRESENTED……CITING THE PARTISAN RANCOR IN CONGRESS AS MAKING IT DIFFICULT  TO PREDICT FEDERAL TAX POLICY…….

THEIR OFFICIAL ESTIMATE WON’T BE FINALIZED UNTIL DECEMBER…….



CITY COUNCIL
08/14/17

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



ARREST
08/14/17

THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE WEN TO FOUR-ZERO-FOUR  EAST MAPLE IN SCOTTSVILLE…WHERE DETECTIVES  
WERE GIVEN CONSENT TO SEARCH AND THEY FOUND SUSPECTED CRYSTAL METH, CASH. PILLS, MARIJAUANA, SCALES,
SYRINGS AND VARIOUS OTHER DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..

38 YEAR OLD AMY STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE  WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND
POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHEERNALIA…..

AND 27 YEAR OLD JAMES POWELL OF SCOTTSVILLE WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, TWO
COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA…..



PLANE CRASH
08/14/17

SATURDAY MORNING THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  RECEIVED A CALL THAT A BI-PLANE HAS CRASHED  AT
CROSSWINDS GOLF COURE….

THE PLANE STRUCK A NUMBER OF TREES….CAUSING IT TO SPIN AND COME TO REST ON THE FOURTH HOLE FAIRWAY……

THE PILOT WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN….AND THE INVESTIGAITON INTO THE CAUSE OF THE
CRASH CONTINUES…..





FORMER KSP DETECTIVE INDICTED
08/14/17

A FORMER  KENTUCKY STATE POLICE DETECTIVE  HAS BEED INDICTED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURYY…WITH MAKE FALSE
STATEMENTS ABOUT THE DESTRUCTION OF EVIDENCE IN A MURDER CASE HE WAS INVESTIGATING…..

THE INDICTMENT ALLEGES THAT  41 YEAR OLD CHARLES SENTER….DURING A HEARING IN JULY TWENTY-14…..FALSELY
STATED HE HAD PERMISION TO DESTRY A TELEPHONE CORD AND KNIFE……

TRAIL IS SET FOR OCTOBER 16TH…..AND WE REMIND LISTENERS THAT AN INDICTMENT IS A FORMAL CHARGE AND NOT PROOF
OF GUILT……



MEETINGS
08/14/17

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…..

THURDAY MORNING AT SEVEN-30 THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BREAKFAST CLUB MEETS, THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT  4 THE
MECICAL CENTER  AT SCOTTSVILE ALZHERMER’S  SUPPORT GROUP MEETS, THE  HALFREY/DALTON  V-F-W MEETS THURSDAY
NIGHT AT 6  AND  THE CATTLEMEN  MEET AT 7……



BUTTERFLY WAY STATION
08/14/17

THE GARDEN CLUB OF KENTUCKY WILL DEDICATE THE LATEST OF A SERIES OF MONARCH BUTTERFLY WAY STATIONS  AT
BARREN RIVER LAKE STATE PARK TODAY….
THE CEREMONY  WILL BE AT 10 JUST BELOW THE LODGE PATIO AND POOL…..

MEMBERS OF THE GARDEN CLUB OF KENTUCKY AND THE GLASGOW GARDEN CLUB BEGAN WORKING WITH PARK STATE IN
TWENY-13……TO DESIGN AND INSTALL THE MONARCH WAY STATION…..

MONACH WAY STATIONS ARE  GARDENS THAT PROVIDE  MILKWEED…..WHICH IS THE ONLY PLANT MONARCH CATEPILLERS WILL
EAT…..THE WAY STATIONS PROVIDE NURTITION AND SHELTER FOR THE  OF MONARCH BUTTERLFYIES ON THE MIGRATION TO
AND FROM MEXIXO…………
11 OTHER STATE PARKS HAVE  MONARCH WAY STATION…..AND TWO PARKS PLAN TO OPEN WAY STATIONS SOON……



HURT
08/14/17

83 YEAR OLD EURIE BROWN HURT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..
FUNERAL SERVIVCES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (TUES) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO MT. UNION GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; BARBARA AND SAM STOVALL AND…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;
DANNY AND MARY BROWN AND RICKYAND AND EDNA BROWN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-
LAW; CLARA CRUMP OF CAVE CITY AND OLA AND RONNIE MILLER OF BOWLING GREEN…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN; 13 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN, TWO STEP-GRANDCHILDREN. SIX STEP-GREAT-GRANDCCHILDREN AND SIX STEP-GREAT-GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



CLINE
08/14/17

79 YEAR OLD BETSY CLINE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….. VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME,,,,,,

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JERRY CLINE…..A SON; DR. ERICK CLINE OF MAINE…..AND A SISTER; WANDA WINGO OF
FLORIDA…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



MADDEN
08/14/17

67 YEAROLD WILLIAM AUBREY MADDEN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) MORNING A 11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEW SALEM
MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTEROON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS CHILDREN:  CANDY AND BILLY JOE….A STEP-SON; MIKE PHILLIPSON…..A  SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;
CONNIE AND MELVIN GROCE OF GLASGOW……AND FIVE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; RONNIE AND DEE, HORACE AND
MARY,  RICHARD  AND LARRY AND DAWN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GARY AND KAREN OF TENNESSEE……



SPORTS
0814/17

THE PATRIOT  AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS  ARE ON THE ROAD TO THE ROLLING HILLS COUNTY CLUB  TO TAKE ON   LOGAN
COUNTY AND RUSSELLVILLE….

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








SENIOR PARADE
08/10/17

AS THE ANNUAL  FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL……SENIOR PARADE……MADE ITS WAY THROUGH THE SCOTTSVILLE SQUARE THIS
MORNING…..TWO YOUNG LADIES WERE INJURED….WHEN THEY LOST THEIR BALANCE…..AND  FELL OUT OF THE BACK OF A
PICKUP…..
BOTH WERE TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN……
AND AUTHORITIES HAVE RELEASED NOT OTHER INFORMATION ON THE INCIDENT……



SCHOOL CALENDAR
08/010/17

IT’S  BACK TO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL  DISTRICT TODAY…..

FALL BREAK WILL BE OCTOBER SECOND THRU SEVENTH…..
NOVEMBNER 22ND THRU THE 24TH WILL BE THANKSGIVING BREAK….
THE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS BREAK WILL RUN FROM DECEMBER 18TH THRU JANUARY FIRST……
AND SPRING BREAK WILL BE  APRIL  SECOND THRU SIXTH….

AS OF RIGHT NOW……THE LAST DAY FOR STUDENT THIS SCHOOL YEAR WILL BE  MAY 23RD AND GRADUATION IS SET FOR MAY
25TH…….



TRAIN FIRE
08/10/17

A FIRE ON A TRAIN IN HART COUNTY YESERDAY MORNING.....DISRUPTED  CLASSES AT BONNIEVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FOR
A SHORT TIME……

STATE POLICE SAY A SMALL ELECTRICAL PANEL IN A  C-Z-X  TRAIN’S ENGINE COMPARTMENT  CAUGHT FIRE………THE TRAIN
WAS CARRYING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS…...BUT NONE OF THOSE CARS WERE NEAR THE FRONT OF THE TRAIN…..

THE STUDENTS WERE EVACUATED A SAFE DISTANCE AWAY…....AND NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED……



KY TO RECEIVE SETTLEMENT FUNDS
08/10/17

THE COMMONWEALTH WILL BE RECEIVING 80-THOUSAND DOLALRS  FROM  A SETTLEMENT WITH NATIONWIDE MUTUAL  
INSURANCE COMPANY AND ITS SUBSIDARY….ALLIED PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY…. CONCERNING AN
OCTOBER TWENTY-12 DATA BREACH…..

THE BREACH WAS ALLEGEDLY CAUSED BY THE FAILURE TO APPLY A CRITICAL SECURITY PATCH…..AND RESULED IN THE LOSS
OF PERSONAL INFORMATION BELONGING TO ONE-POINT-27 MILLION CUSTOMER…..
A TOTAL OF 720 KENTUCKIANS WERE AFFECTED BY THE BREACH……



SUIT CAN PROCEED
08/10/17

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE THOMAS WINGATE HAS RULED THAT ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESGHER’S LAWSUIT AGAINST
GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN CAN PROCEED…

THE SUIT IS OVER AN EXECUTIVE ORDER REORGANIZING SEVERAL BOARDS  THAT GOVERN PUBLIC EDUCATION…..

IN HIS RULING……WINGATE CONVERTED BEVIN’S MOTION TO DISMISS INTO A MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGEMENT .AND GAVE
THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE  20 DAYS TO RESPOND……



PAINTED ROCKS
08/10/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS STARTED  A NEW CAMPAIGN  TO RAISE AWARENESS OF KENTUCKY’S  OPIOID EPIDEMIC  AND HIS
…..”DON’T LET THEM DIE”…..INITIATIVE…..

HIS OFFICE HAS BEGUN PLACING PAINTED ROCKS AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH WITH MESSAGES ON THEM…… FOLLOWING
THE NEW TREND OF PAINTED ROCK SEARCHES…..A FORM OF   HIDE-AN-GO-SEEK….. WHERE VOLUNTEERS PAINT AND
DECORATE ROCKS AND PLACE THEM FOR OTHERS TO FIND…..

WHEN YOU FIND A ROCK…..TAKE YOUR PICTURE WITH IT THEN POST THE PHOTO TO THE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLET OF YOUR
CHOICE……THEN  HIDE THE ROCK  FOR OTHERS TO FIND……

THE PROMOTION IS INTENDED TO BE ENCOURAGING AND FUN…..AS IT SEEKS TO RAISE AWARENESS ACROSS KENTUCKY
ABOUT A TRAGICALLY SERIOUS EPIDEMIC…..
LAST YEAR……JUST OVER 14-HUNDRED KENTUCKIANS DIED AS A RESULT OF AN OPIOID OVERDOSE…….



SPORTS
08/10/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GREENWOOD…..

AND THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM HOLDS THEIR FINAL SCRIMAMGE AS EDMONSON COUNTY  COMES TO PATRIOT  FIELD…..
TONIGHT’S SCRIMMAGE  STARTS AT SIX……







CORE CHILD CARE
08/09/17

SCHOOL  BEGINS   FOR STUDENTS IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TOMORROW……AND THE  “CORE”  WILL ONCE
AGAIN BE  OFFERING  LICENSED CHILD CARE….

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL TWO-THREE-SEVEN-FIVE-SEVEN-ZERO-FOUR……



ARREST
08/09/17

MONDAY NIGHT……THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT ONE-ZERO-SIX  PACE AVENUE
IN GLASGOW….IN REFERENCE TO POSSIBLE  DRUG TRAFFICKING  AND DRUG USE….

RECOVERED WERE SUSPECTED  CRYSTAL  METH…..MARIJUANA…..SCALES…..AND A FIREARM…..

54 YEAR OLD LARRY HUFF OF GLASGOW WAS ARRESTED  AND CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUSUBSTANCE-
METH, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A
CONVICTED FELON…..



FT. CAMPBELL DEPLOYMENT
08/09/17

HUNDREDS OF SOLDIERS FROM FORT CAMPBELL ARE DEPLOYING TO SOUTHWEST ASIA…

MEMBERS OF THE SECOND-SQUADRON……17TH CALVARY REGIMENT…..101ST COMBAT AVIATION BRIGADE WILL SERVE A NINE-
MONTH TOUR…..

THE UNITS FOCUS WILL BE TO BUILD CAPACITY  IN THE MIDDLE EAST TO INCREASE REGIONAL  SELF-RELIANCE AND IMPROVE  
SECURITY……



AUTO PLANTS
08/08/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAY HE’S TRYING TO COVINCE  TWO JAPANESE AUTOMAKERS  BUILD A ONE-POINT-SIX BILLION DOLLAR
PLANT IN THE COMMONWEALTH….

TOYOTA AND MAZDA ANNOUCED LAST WEEK THEY PLANN  TO CONSTRUCT A JOINT FACTORY TO BUILD COROLLAS AND A NEW
CROSS-OVER MODEL MAZDA…..

TOYOTA  HAS A PLANT IN GEORGEOWN THAT BUILDS CAMERY AND AVALON MODELS……



SPORTS
08/09/17

THE N-C-A-A  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT KENTUCKY….SYRACUSE…..AND THE BIG 10 RECORDED THREE OF THE TOP
ATTENDANCE RECORDS LAST SEASON….

THE WILDCATS  LED THE NATION  WITH AN AVERAGE ATTENDANCE OF  ALMOST 24-THOUSAND…. SYRACUSE WAS THE ONLY
TEAM TO TOP 400-THOUSAND IN TOTAL ATTENDANCE…..AND THE BIG 10…..FOR THE 41ST CONSECUTIVE  SEASON…..WAS THE
TOP CONFERENCE IN MEN’S BASKETBALL ATTENDANCE AT THREE-POINT-NINE MILLION…….







HS OPEN HOUSE
08/07/17

BACK TO SCHOOL OPEN  HOUSES CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON…..AS THE HIGH SCHOOL WILL HOLD OPEN HOUSE FROM FOUR
TO SIX…….



FATAL-CUMBERLAND
08/07/17

AN ACCIDENT .IN THE LIMITS OF  MARROWBONE CLAIMED A LIFE…

STATE POLCIE  SAY  32 YEAR OLD JEFFERY CYPHERS OF BURKSVILLE  WAS TRAVELING  ON KENTUCKY-90…WHEN HE
ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A LEFT HAND TURN INTO A PRIVATE CRIVE…...AND COLLIDED WITH A MOTORCYCLE OPERATED BY  20
YEAR OLD ZACHERY GRAY ALSO OF BURKESVILLE…..

GRAY…..WHO WASN’T WEARING A HELMET….DIED AT THE SCENE…..WHILE CYPHERS WASN’T INJURED……



FANCY FARM
08/07/17

THE 137TH ANNUAL FANCY FARM PICNIC WAS SATURDAY…..AND ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR AND HOUSE MINORITY
LEADER ROCKY ADKINS INCREASED SPECULATION THAT BOTH OF THEM WILL BE RUNNING IN THE TWENTY-19  GOVERNORS
RACE….

AS ADKINS SAID HE IS SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING A RUN FOR GOVERNOR….WHILE BESHEAR SAID HE HASN’T DECIDED…..BUT
HE DID RELEASE HIS TWENTY-16 TAX RETURNS….AND CHALLENGED OTHER STATE LAWMAKERS TO DO THE SAME….



FINANCIAL SERVICES
08/07/17

THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS  HAS RELEASED ITS TWENTY-16 ANNUAL REPORT……WHICH FINDS THE
FINANCIAL  SERVCIES INDUSTRY IN THE COMMONWEALTH GROWING….AS DEMONSTRATED  BY TOTAL ASSETS AT STATE-
CHARTED BANKS AND CREDIT UNIONS INCREASING BY FIVE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT AND  SIX-POINT-15  PERCENT
RESPECTIVELY……

THE D-F-I’s   “DEPOSITORY DIVISION”  SUPERVISED 133 STATE-CHARTED BANKS WITH ASSETS FROM 23-MILLION TO FOUR-
POINT-EIGHT BILLION  DOLLARS….AND 24 STATE-CHARTERED CREDIT UNIONS WITH ASSETS FROM 700-MILLION TO ONE-POINT-
ONE BILLION DOLLARS……

AND AS PART OF GOVERNOR’S RED TAPE REDUCTION INITIATIVE…..D-F-I  BEGAN  A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF IT
REGULATIONS….AND ELIMINATED OR AMENDED 10-PERCENT OF REGULATIONS DEEMED UNNECESSARY OR OUTDATED…..



MEETINGS
08/07/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE ALLEN COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEET TONIGHT AT 6-30 AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE
CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7……

TOMORROW AFTERNOONA T FOUR THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER AND HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCILS MEET….

THURSDAY MORNING AT 9  IS THE ANNUAL RETIRED TEACHERS AND EMPLOYEES BRAKFAST, THE LIONS CLUB MEETS
THURSDAY NIGHT  AT 6-30 AND THE JAYCEES AND FISH AND GAME CLUB BOTH MEET A T 7…..



HOFFMAN
08/07/17

32 YEAR OLD ADAM NEAL HOFFMAN OF FOUNTAIN FUN….AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..DIED  SATURDAY AT UNIVERSITY
OF LOUISVILLE MEDICAL CENTER……FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL
IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 FRIDAY MORNING AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME….
AND AFTER EIGHT SATURDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPAHTY MAY BE MADE TO THE ADAM HOFFMAN
SCHOLARSIP FUND OR THE KENTUCKY JUNIOR SIMMENTAL ASSOCIATION…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; KAROL ANN SHIRLEY HOFFMAN…..TWO SON; REID AND BOTH OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..HIS PARENTS;
ROGER HOFFMAN OF FRANKLIN AND DONNA HOFFMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER; AMY MILLER OF BOWLING GREEN……HIS
FATHER AND MOTHER-IN-LAW; STEVE AND LEISA SHIRLEY…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; KYLE AND MEGAN SHIRLEY
ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..HIS GRANDFATHER;  ELMER HOFFMAN OF OHIO….AND GRANDMOTHER-IN-LAW;  FRANCIS ROYCE
OD EDMONTON…..



SPORTS
08/07/17

THE CARDINALS ARE ON THE ROAD TO KANSAS CITY….
THE REDS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE PADRES….

AND THE HOT RODS HOST SOUTH BEND……







CRAFT NOMINATION CONFIRMED
08/04/17

THE U-S SENATE HAS CONFIRMED  THE NOMINATION OF GLASGOW  NATIVE KELLY KNIGHT CRAFT AS THE NEXT AMBASSADOR
TO CANADA….WHICH IS THE SECOND LARGEST GOODS TRADING PARTNER WITH THE U-S…..WITH 544-BILLION DOLLARS IN
GOODS  TRADED BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES  LAST YEAR…..

CRAFT WAS PREVIOUSLY A  U-S  DELEGATE TO THE UNITED NATIONS……



OUTDOOR RECREATION
08/04/17

ACCORDING TO A NEW NATIONAL STUDY….THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF OUTDOOR RECREATION IN THE COMMONWEALTH  
JUMPED TO 12-OINT-EIGHT BILLION DOLLARS LAST  YEAR……WHICH IS UP FROM EIGHT-POINT-FOUR BILLON  IN TWETNY-12……

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM SAYS .OUTDOOR RECREATION IN THE COMMONWEALTH DIRECTLY SUPPORTS
THREE-POINT-SIX BILLION DOLLARS INWAGES AND SALARIES   FROM 120-THOUSAND JOBS…..AND PROVIDES 756-MILLION
DOLLARS IN STATE AND LOCAL TAX REVENUE…..

THEY STUDY……DONE BY THE OUTDOOR INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION….FOUND  THE COMMONWEALTH  IS STARTING TO POSITION
ITSELF AS A TOP-TIER DESTINATION FOR TRAVELERS SEEKING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES…..



STATE CHARGES DISMISSED
08/04/17

STATE CHARGES AGAINST A MUNFORDVILLE MAN….WHO WAS ACCUSED OF PLACING GLASS  SHARDS IN CUPS PRODUCED AT
DART CONTAINER  IN HORSE CAVE AND SENT TO RESTAURANTS…..HAVE BEEN DISMISSED SO THE FEDERAL CASE MAY
PROCEED…..

WAYLON HORTON FACED 139 COUNTS OF WANTON ENDANGERMENT   AND 139 COUNT OF POSSESSION OF A DESTRUCTIVE
DEVISE  IN STATE COURT…..IN FEDERAL COURT….HORTON IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF CONSUMER PRODUCT
TAMPERING……

THE STATE CHARGES WERE DISMISSED  WITHOUT  “PREJUDICE”……MEANING THEY CAN BE REFILED……



DEFORD
08/04/17

66 YEAR OLD STEVE DEFORD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDECE…. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE
FUNERAL  HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATION FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIED BY A DAUGHTER; REBECCA  KEMERY OF ARIZONA…..THELMA WILLIS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND EUGENE WILLIS,
TERRY AND TINA WILLIS AND DAVID AND ALISA WILLIS ALL OF OHIO…….



SPORTS
08/04/17

AFTER 17 YEARS IN THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE  MIKE FISHER HAS ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT…

THE 37 YEAR OLD FISHER WAS DRAFTED BY THE OTTAWA SENATORS  1998…..AND WAS TRADED TO THE PREDATORS DURING
THE TWENTY-10-11 SEASON……







TREASURER COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
08/03/17

KENTUCKY STATE TREASURER ALLISON BALL HAS PROMOTED  HER EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT….LORAN HART FERGUSON….TO
SERVE AS COMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR….


FERGUSON…..A MONROE COUNTY NATIVE…..ATTENDED LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE AND THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY….
AND ALSO INTERNED FOR FORMER FIRST DISTRICT COMGRESSMAN  ED WHITFIELD…….



“AG TAG” DONATIONS UP
08/03/17

KENTUCKY  “AG” TAG DONATONS HAVE RISEN NEALRY 14-PERCENT….TO REACH AN ALL TIME HIGH….AS  VOLUNTARY  “AG”  TAG
DONATIONS  REACHED  630-THOUSAND DOLLARS  FOR THE FISCAL YEAR THAT  ENDED JUNE 30TH…..

KENTUCKY DROVERS….. WHO BUY OR RENEWS FARM VEHICLE PLATES…. CAN MAKE A VOLUNTARY DONATION OF UP TO  10-
DOLLARS  TO THE  “AG TAG” FUND…..THE PROCEEDS ARE THEN DIVIDED EQUALLY BETWEEN   KENTUCKY  FOUR-H….
KENTUCKY  F-F-A…..AND THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF  AGRICULTURE…..

THEN HALF OF THE FOUR-H AND F-F-A FUNDS  GO BACK TO THE COUNTY WHERE THE TAG WAS PURCHASED….WHERE THE
TWO ORGANIZATIONS USE THEM TO SUPPORT LOCAL PROGRAMS….AWARDS…..AND SCHOLARSHIPS……



BEVIN ON INSTAGRAM
08/03/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  HAS LAUNCHED AN INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT….WHICH WILL JOIN HIS TWITTER AND FACEBOOK
ACCOUNTS IN SHARING NEWS FROM THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE…..

WITH THE…STORY FEATURE ON INSTAGRAM….THE GOVERNOR  WILL GIVE FOLLOWERS  UP-TO-DAY NEWS AND A LOOK  
BEHIND-THE-SCENES  AT WHAT GOES ON AT THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE…..

FOLLOWERS ARE ALSO ENCOURAGED TO POST PHOTOS AND VIDEOS ON INSTAGRAM……TWITTER…..AND FACEBOOK…..
WHICH  MAY BE SHARED ON THE INSTAGRAM PAGE….



OFFICE FURNISHING FOR SALE
08/03/17

IF YOU’RE IN NEED OF DESKS….FILING CABINETS…..CHAIRS….OR OTHER OFFICE FURNISHINGS……NEXT
WEDNESDY…AUGUST NINTH….THE DIVISON OF SURPLUS PROPERTY WILL L HOLD A SPOT-BID-SALE IN FRANKFORT….FROM
EIGHT TO ONE…. TO  SELL THE FURNISHINGS FROM THE 24-STORY CAPITAL TOWER……

BIDDING  WILL END AT ONE…..ALL SALES WILL BE FINAL…. AND PAYMENT MUST BY MADE BY SIX THAT NIGHT……

ALL ITEMS MUST BE REMOVED BY THREE-30 ON FRIDAY THE 11TH….AND THERE WILL BE NO AFTER HOURS OR WEEK-END
LOADING……AND FAILURE TO REMOVE THE ITEMS WILL DISBAR THE BIDDER FROM ANY  COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
PUBLIC SALES FOR A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS….

FOR MORE  INFORMATION…..CALL FIVE-ZERO-TWO…FIVE-SEVEN-THREE….48-36……



SPORTS
08/03/17

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TO THE CROSSWINDS GOLF COURSE TO PLAY IN THE
SOUTH WARREN INVITATIONALS







BLACK HEREFORD ASSOCIATIOBN
08/02/17

THE AMERICAN BLACK HEREFORD ASSOCIATION IS MOVING  ITS HEADQUARTERS TO BOWLING GREEN…AND THEY WILL BE
LOCATED AT 400 EAST MAIN STREET…IN SUITE THREE-10-A….

THE MOVE  TO THE COMMONWEALTH  IS MADE POSSIBLE….IN PART…WITH  A KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE DEVELOPLMENT FUND
GRANT…..
THE ASSOCIATION WAS APPROVED FOR UP TO 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN FUNDING…..WITH THE REQUIRMENT OF  50-
THOUSAND DOLLARS IN STATE FUNDS…..TO BE MATCHED BY    50-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN COUNTY  FUNDS…..

THE FUNDING WILL ALSO BE USED FOR REGIONAL L WORKSHOPS…COST-SHARE PROGRAMS….HOSTING  THE  “ A-B-H-A”  
JUNIOR NATIONALS.….HOSTING THE AMERICAN BLACK HEREFORD SALES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..AND HOSTING A  
“WELCOME TO KEKTUCKY TOUR”   FOR ASSOCIATION MEMBERS………..



UNPAID WAGES
08/02/17

LAST MONTH…..THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET COLLECTED  ALMOST 256-THOUSAND DOLLARS  IN UNPAID WAGES TO
WORKERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH….

UNPAIID OVERTIME…WITHHLED FINAL PAY CHECKS….AND ILLEGAL DEDUCTIONS ARE AMONG THE  TYPES OF WAGE AND HOUR
VIOLATIONS  THE CABINET PROSECUTES…..

ENFORCEMENT TYPICALLY BEGINS WITH A COMPLAINT…..INVESTIGATORS ARE THEN ASSIGNED TO THE CASE TO DETERMINE
COMPLIANCE WITH THE COMMONWEALTH’S WAGE AND HOUR LAWS…..MONITOR THE CORRECTION OF ANY VIOLATIONS….AND
COLLECT BACK WAGES IMPROPERLY WITHHELD…..



MISSING EDMONSON TEEN
08/02/17

THE EDMONSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A MISSING TEEN….

15 YEAR OLD JOSHUA CLEMONS….OF ROCKY HILL….WAS LAST SEEN JUST BEFORE THREE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….

CLEMONS….WHO TOOK HIS PARENTS SILVER….TWENTY-17  NISSAN THREE-70-Z… WAS WEARING A GRAY EDMONSON COUNTY
FOOTBALL  T-SHIRT  WITH THE SLEEVES CURT OUT….SHORTS…..AND NIKE ATHLETIC SHOES….

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION  ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF JOSHUA CLEMONS IS ASKED TO CONTACT  THE EDMONSON COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..



FORMER BULLITT DEPUTY SENTENCED
08/02/17

A FORMER BULLITT COUNTY SPECIAL SHERIFF’S DEPUTY HAS BEEN SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT TO 36-MONTHS IN
PRISON….FOLLOWED BY A FIVE-YEARS OF  SUPERVISED RELEASE….AND ORDERED  TO PAY A 10-THOUSAND DOLLAR  FINE….

40 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER MATTINGLY OF SHEPHERDSVILLE  HAD ADMITED  THAT HE CONSPIRED WITH OTHERS TO
KNOWINGLY  AND INTENTIONALLY DISTRIBUTE MORE THAN   ONE-THOUSAND-KILOGRAMS…BUT LESS THAN THREE-THOUSAND-
KILOGRAMS OF MARIJUANA IMPORTED FROM CALIFORNIA……



REPORT
08/02/17

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE HAS RELEASED THE JULY ACTIVITY REPORT….

DURING THE MONTH…..TROOPERS AND DETECTIVES ISSUED 11-HUNDRED-75 CITATIONS WITH 338 BEING FOR SPEEDING AND
119 FOR SEAT BELT USAGE…
15 D-U-I  ARRESTS WERE MADE….116  ACCIDENTS WERE INVESTIGATED..….             11-HUNDRED-82 COMPLAINTS WERE
ANSWERED…33-CRIMINAL  CASES WERE OPENED….AND 91-CRIMINAL ARRESTS WERE MADE…..



SPORTS
08/02/17


TOPPER HEAD BASKETBALL COACH RICK STANSBURY SAYS FRESHMAN CENTER MITCHELL ROBINSON   HAS  BEEN GRANTED  A
RELEASE TO TRANSFER FROM THE PROGAM….A DAY AFTER THE SEVEN-FOOTER WAS SUSPENDED…. INDEFINITELY… FOR AN
USPECIFIED VIOLATION OF TEAM RULES….

ROBINSON HAD ENROLLED IN SUMMER CLASSES AT WESTERN AND HAD PRACTICED AS RECENTLY AS LAST WEEK…..

HIS DEPARTURE LEAVES THE HILLTOPPERS WITHOUT THEIR HIGHEST-RATED RECRUIT IN PROGRAM HISTORY…..







OPEN HOUSE
08/01/17

OPEN HOUSES CONTINUE IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT THIS AFTERNOON…..AS THE PRIMARY CENTER WILL HAVE
THEIR SECOND KINDERGARTEN OPEN HOUSE FROM FOUR TO SIX…..

AND THE INTERMEDICATE CENTER WILL ALSO HOLD OPEN HOUSE THIS AFTERNOON FROM FOUR TO SIX……



ARREST
08/01/17

FRIDAY…..THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CHIILD PROTECTION….RESPONDED  TO A
RESIDENCE  ON HAPPY VALLY ROAD IN REFERENCE TO POSSIBLE DRUG ACTIVITY BEING PERFORMED  IN THE PRESENCE OF
TWO SMALL JUVENILES…..

DETECTIVES RECEIVED CONSENT TO SEARCH THE RESIDENCE  AND LOCATED SUSPECTED  CRYSTAL METH, MARIJUANA,
PILLS, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA  AND FIREARMS…..ALONG WITH A 16-YEAR OLD   WHO WAS ALLOWED TO USE  DRUGS AT THE
RESIDENCE….
27 YEAR OLD KATIE THOMPSON  WAS CHARGED WITH ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR….
28 YEAR OLD CHARLES  PREECE OF GLASGOW WAS CHARGED WITH A NUMBR OF DRUG OFFENSES, POSSESSION  OF A
HANDGUN  BY A COVICTED FELON AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOT….
20 YEAR OLD DAKOTAWILSON OF GLASGOW  WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH A NUMBER OF DRUG OFFENSES AND TAMPERING WITH
PHYSICAL EVIDENCE…
THE 16-YEAR OLD WAS CITIED  AND RELEASED TO A FAMILY MEMBER……  



FATAL-WASHINGTON
08/01/17

AN ACCIDENT  IN WASHINGTON COUNTY……TWO MILES EAST OF SPRINGFIELD…. CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY A TWO-THOUSAND-THREE TOYOTA…..DRIVEN BY 25 YEAR OLD DYLAN  CHEATHAM….LEFT THE ROADWAY  
AND STRUCK AND EMBANKMENT AND A TREE….
CHEATHAM….WHO WASN’T WEARING A SEATBELT….WAS EJECTED AND DIED AT THE SCEHE…..AND HIS PASSENGER  WAS
TAKEN TO  EPHRAIM MCDOWELL  HOSPITAL……



KY TEEN SUICIDE RATE
08/01/17

ACCORDING TO “KENTUCKY FORWARD”…..A TWENTY-16  SURVEY FOUND THAT EIGHT-POINT-TWO PERCENT OF THE
COMMONWEALTH’S HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORES……ABOUT ONE-IN-12….SAID THEY HAS ATTEMPTED SUICIDE AT LEAST ONCE
IN THE PREVIOUS 12 MONTHS…..EVEN THOUGHT IT’S HIGH….. THE NATIONAL RATE IS EVEN HIGHER AT NINE-POINT-FOUR
PERCENT….

SUICIDE IS THE SECOND LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH AMONG KENTUCKY’S TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS…..AND THE “KENTUCKY
INCENTIVES FOR PREVENTION” SURVEY IS GIVEN TO STUDENTS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH IN EVEN-NUMBERD GRADES…..
STARTING IN THE SIXTH GRADE……

THE SURVEY PRIMARILY ASSESSES ALCOHOL….TOBACCO….AND OTHER DRUG USE…...BUT ALSO LOOKS AT SUICIDE AND
OTHER HIGH RISK BEHAVIORS……



ACLU SUES BEVIN
08/01/17

THE A-C-L-U OF KENTUCKY HAS FILED SUIT AGAINST GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN FOR HIS BLOCKING OF SOME INDIVIDUALS ON
SOCIAL MEDIA….

THE SUIT CLAIMS THE GOVERNOR’S  PRACTICE  OF BANNING AND BLOCKING INDIVIDUALS…..FROM HIS OFFICIAL FACEBOOK
PAGE AND TWITTER ACCOUNTS….. IS A VIOLATION OF FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS…..

THE A-C-L-U FILED THE SUIT ON BEHALF OF A LOUISVILLE RESIDENT AFTER THEY POSTED COMMENTS THAT WERE NOT
OBSCENE…..ABUSIVE….OR DEFAMATORY……



SPORTS
08/01/17

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM CONTINEUS PLAY IN THE GATOR  INVITATIONAL  AT THE BOWLING GREEN COUNTY CLUB…..


TOPPER HEAD BASKETBALL COACH RICK STANSBURY HAS SUSPENDED FRESHMAN CENER MITCHELL ROBINSON….
INFEFINITELY…..FOR AN UNSPECIFIED  VIOLATION OF TEAM RULES….

IN MAKING THE ANNOUNCEMENT….STANSBURY SAID ROBINSON IS “ A GOOD KID”…. BUT THE TEAM IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN
ONE PLAYER…..

THE TOPPERS WILL BE IN COSTA RICA….AUGUST SEVENTH THRU THE 14TH…..TO PLAY A NUMBER OF GAMES……







BUDGET OUTLOOK
07/31/17

KENTUCKY BUDGET OFFICIALS HAVE PAINTED A BLEAK OUTLOOK FOR THE COMMONWEALTH’S FINANCIAL SITUATION FOR THE
FISCAL YEAR THAT JUST BEGAN….

TWO WEEKS AGO….TO AVOID DIPPING INTO THE ‘RAINY DAY FUND”….GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN INPLEMENTED  A ONE-PERCENT
SPENDING CUT FOR MOST STATE AGENCIES AND RENEGOTIATED CONTRACTS WITH MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS…..
BECAUSE OF A 152-MILLION DOLLAR SHORTFALL…..

THE CONSENSUS FORECASTING GROUP  PREDICTED  THIS NEW FISCAL YEAR WOULD GROW TWO-POINT-FOUR PERCENT….
AND THE NEW STATE BUDGET WAS BASED ON THAT…..
HOWEVER…..WITH THE SHORTFALL….STATE BUDGEET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON WAYS THAT WILL BE TOUGHER TO REACH…..
AND CHILTON WENT ON TO SAY IN ORDER TO REACH THE DOLLAR AMOUNT THEY ESTIMATED…..THERE NEEDS TO BE THREE-
POINT-EIGHT PERCENT GROWTH FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR…..



FORMER MONROE DEPUTY CHARGED
07/31/17

A FORMER MONROE COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF HAS BEEN CHARGED…BY FELONY INFORMATION……WTH WIRE FRAUD FOR
DEVISING A SCHEME TO SELL…AND OR… GIVEAWAY….SURPLUS MILITARY PROPERTY OBTAINED FROM A DEPARTMENT OF
DEFENSE PROGRAM…..

34 YEAR OLD LARRY DALE MARTIN OF GLASGOW IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT  OF WIRE FRAUD…..HE  ALLEDGEDLY
ORDERED PROPERTY FROM THE PROGRAM… INCLUDING AN INDUSTRIAL ICE MAKER….A TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE DUAL AXLE
CAMPER…..AND A KAWASKAI MULE……WHICH HE SOLD OR GAVE AWAY FOR HIS OWN  PERSONAL BENEFIT OR THE BENEFIT OF
OTHERS….

IF CONVICTED AT TRIAL…..MARTIN   FACES UP TO 20-YEARS IN PRISON….A 250- THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE….AND THREE  YEARS
OF SUPERVISED RELEASE….



FANCY FARM
07/31/17

THE FALL ELECTION SEASON KICKS OFF THIS SATURDAY…..WITH THE ANNUAL FANCY FARM PICNIC….AND ANOTHER TOP
KENTUCKY OFFICAL WON’T BE THERE…..

SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES RELEASED A STATEMENT FRIDAY SAYING SHE WON’T ATTEND……..AND
GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ALSO SAID HE WON’T ATTEND BECAUSE OF A SCHEDULING CONFLICT….

STATE AUDITOR   MIKE HARMON…..“AG” COMMISIONER RYAN QUARLES….HOSSE SPEAKER JEFF HOOVER…AND MINORITY
LEADER ROCKY ADKINS WILL ATTEND…. BUT LIEUTENDENT GOVERNOR  JENEAN HAMPTON WON’T…..

THE “M-C” FOR THIS YEAR’S PICNIC IS FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER BOBBY RICHARDS FROM GLASGOW…..



SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER REMOVED
07/31/17

GALLATIN CIRCUIT JUDGE RICHARD BREGGERMAN HAS REMOVED A MEMBER OF THE GALLATIN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION
FOR FAILING TO EARN  A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA….

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..CHAD MURRAY WAS REELECTED TO THE BOARD IN TWENTY-16….EVEN THOUGH THE
ATTORNEY GENERAL RAISED QUESTIONS ABOUT HIS EDUCAION…..IN JANUARY HE WAS ASKED TO RESIGN FROM THE BOAR…..
BUT REFUSED…..

SO ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BRESHEAR TURNED THE MATTER OVER TO THE COURTS…..AS KENTUCKY LAW REQUIRES
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS TO COMPLETE AT LEAST THE 12TH GRADE….

ACCORDING TO THE JUDGE…..MURRAY ADMITTED HE LEFT LOVELAND BAPTIST SCHOOL BEFORE GRADUATION……



ACLU ASKS BEVIN TO STOP BLOCKING
07.31/17



THE A-C-L-U  HAS ASKED GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN TO STOP BLOCKING INDIVIDUALS ON SOCIAL MEDIA….

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL…..THE  A-C-L-U  SENT A LETTER TO THE GOVERNOR SAYING THAT BY BLOCKING
PEOPLE…..HE’S VIOLATING  THEIR RIGHT OF FREE SPEECH……

THE GOVERNOR HAS BLOCK ABOUT 600 ACCOUNTS FROM HIS FACEBOOK AND TWITTER ACCOUNTS…..WHICH MEANS THOSE
INDIVIDUALS CAN’T SEE THE GOVERNOR’S POST OR COMMENT ON THEM….

A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE GOVERNOR SAYS HE BLOCKS PEOPLE WHO POST OBSCENE…..SPAM….OR OFF-TOPIC MATERIAL…..
AND THEY WENT ON TO SAY…. BLOCKING DOES NOT VIOLATE  FREE-SPEECH BECAUSE THEY CAN STILL EXPRESS OPINIONS
ON-LINE……





MEETING
07/31/17
06:05AM

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEK….

THE SCOTTSVILLE ART GUILD AND THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS  BOTH MEET TOMORROW
AFTERNOON AT 5…..

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



SPORTS
07/31/17

THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE GLASGOW COUTRY CLUB FOR THE TO PLA IN THE GLASGOW INVITATIONAL….


AND THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM GOES TO THE INDIAN HILLS GOLF COURSE FOR THE GREENWOOD INVITATIONAL……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
07/28/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE FROM
THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN MAY TO FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN JUNE…..AND THIS JUNE’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO
ABOVE THE FOUR-POINT-FIVE PERCENT RECORDED IN JUNE OF LAST YEAR…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT….UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED   FROM SIX-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT
IN EDMONSON COUNTY TO FOUR-POINT-FIVE PEERCENT IN MONROE COUNTY…..

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH….THE JOBELES RATE ROSE  IN 96 COUNTIES…..FELL IN 20…..AND REMAINED THE SAME IN
FOUR…..
WOODFORD COUTNTY HAD THE  LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT….
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORED THE HIGHEST JOBELESS RATE AT 18-PERCENT……



CARTER LUMBER EXPANDING
07/28/17

50 NEW JOBS ARE COMING TO SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY AS CARTER LUMBER ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY IT’S ADDING A
MANUFACTURING CENTER TO ITS LUMBER YARD AND DESIGNED CENTER WHICH ARE ALREADY LOCATED IN BOWLING
GREEN……

THE 10-MILLION DOLLAR FACILITY…..WHICH  WILL BE BUILT IN THE TRANS-PARK…..IS EXPECTED TO HAVE A 114-MILION DOLLAR
ECONOMIC IMPACT OVER THE NEXT 10-YEARS…..

CONSTRUCTION WILL BEGIN TOWARD THE END OF THIS YEAR…..AND THE CENTER IS EXPECTED TO BE OPERATIONAL AT THE
END OF TWENTY-18……



FATAL-WARREN
07/28/17

AN ACCIDENT  AT THE 20-MILE MARKER…..ON THE NATCHER PARKWAY….CLAIMED A LIFE….

STATE POLICE  SAY A TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE  TOYOTA…..OPERATED BY  27 YEAR OLD COREY MILLAY OF MORGANTOWN  LEFT
THE ROADWAY….HIT AN EMBANKMENT….. CROSSED BACK OVER THE ROADWAY .AND CAME TO  REST IN THE MEDIAN…..

MILLAY AND HER PASSENER….28 YEAR OLD BILLY PHELPS WERE BOTH EJECTED…. MILLARY DIED AT THE SCENE  AND
PHELPS  WAS FLOWN  TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..…..



GALT HOUSE
07/28/17

THE GALT HOUSE IN LOUISVILLE SAYS AN INTERNAL INVESTIGATION FOUND MALWARE HAS BEEN STEALING INFORMAITON  
FROM  A PAYMENT CARD PROCESSING SYSTEM…..

GUESTS WHO STATED AT THE HOTEL  BETWEEN DECEMBER  21ST….TWENTY-16 AND APRILE 11TH OF THIS YEAR COULD BE
AFFETEDD….

THE MALWARE COPIED  NAMES AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS…..CREDIT CARD EXPIRATON DATES…..AND VERIFICATION CODES…..

THE HOTEL SAYS THE ISSUE HAS BEEN RESOLVED AND IT’S WORKING TO STRENGTHEN ITS CYBER-SECURITY……



TRAIL CLOSING
07/28/17

TO MAKE WAY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF AN ACCESSIBLE TRAIL TO ECHO RIVER SRING…. MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK  WILL
CLOSE THE EXISTING TRAIL  AND GREEN RIVE CROSSING PARKING LOT  MONDAY…..

DURING CONSTRUCTION THE FERRY WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE…..CANOESTS WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE RIVER…..BUT
PARKING WILL BE GREATLY REDUCED…..

BESIDES A NEW TRAIL…..THE PARKING LOT WILL BE EXPANDED….AN ACCESSIBLE PICNIC AREA WILL BE BUILT….AND AN
ACCESSIBLE RESTROOM WILL BE INSTALLED….



HUNT
07/28/17

47 YEAR OLD ELIZABETH “TISSY” HUNT OF GLASGOW DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES FOR THE ADOLPHUS NATIVE WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO-30 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN
BETHLEHEM CEMETERY IN MONROE COUNTY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 SUNDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL  HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JEFFERY HUNT…..TWO DAUGHTERS; JENNY PHILLIPS OF ADOLPHUS AND SARAH GILLIAM
OF THE FREEDOM COMMUNITY….HER MOTHER; SHIRLEY GILLIAM OF TENNESSEE…..AND A SISTER; ROSEMAY GILLIAM OF
ADOLPHUS…….



SPORTS
07/28/17

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATORT GOLF TEAMS OPEN THEIR SEASONS TOMORROW…. AS THEY TRAVEL TO THE CAMPBELLSVILLE
COUNTRY CLUB TO PLAY IN THE TAYLOR COUNTY INVITATIONAL…..







WKU DONOR RECORD
07/27/17

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY HAS SURPASSED THE  PREVIOUS RECORD OF PRIVATE SUPPORT  IN A FISCAL YEAR….WITH
A NEW HIGH OF 36-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLLARS IN THE JUST COMPLETED YEAR…..WHICH IS A 20-PERCENT INCREASE
FROM THE PREVIOUS RECORD  OF  30-POINT-TWO MILLION…..

THE TWENTY-16-17  TOTAL INCLUDES GIFTS FROM  MORE THAN  14-THOUSAND DONORS  FROM  ALL  50-STATES AND SEVEN-
COUNTRIES….WHO MADE OVER           31-THOUSAND INDIVIDUAL GIFTS…… SUPPORTING  745 DIFFERENT INITIATIVES…..

DEFERRED GIFT EXPANTANCIES…..WHICH INCLUDE DONORS WHO HAVE SHARED INCLUSION OF THE UNIVERSITY IN THEIR
ESTATE PLANS…..ALSO REACHED AN ALL-TIME HIGH WITH A TOTAL OF MORE THAN 123-MILLION DOLLARS……



BLOOD MOBILE
07/27/17

AS HAPPENS IN THE SUMMER…BLOOD DONATIONS TO THE RED CROSS  DECLINE CREATING AN EMERGENCHY….IN MAY AND
JUNE NEARLY  61-THOUSAND FEWER BLOOD DONATIONS  WERE GIVEN….PROMPTING  THE EMERGENY CALL FOR
DONATIONS….. AND THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE WILL BE MAKING AN EMERGENCY VISIT….AT THE CORE TODAY….FROM 11
TO FOUR……

TO DONATE YOUR 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…..



MUNFORDVILLE FIRE CHIEF RESIGNS
07/27/17

A DISPUTE OVER FUNDING HAD LEAD MUNFORDVILLE FIRE CHIEF  RICKY ADCOCK TO RESIGN  AND SEVERAL OTHER
FIREFIGHTERS TO QUIT….

ACCORDING TO ADCOCK….THE DEPARTMENT WAS OPERATING ON 50-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE COUNTY…. AS-WELL-AS
A SMALL AMOUNT OF FUNDS FROM THE KENTUCKY FIRE COMMISSION…..HE WENT ON TO SSAY THAT UNTIL JUNE….WHEN THE
CITY AGREED TO PAY FOR THE DEPARTMENT’S UTILITIES….THEY HADN’T RECEIVED ANY FUNDING FROM THE CITY…..

MUNFORDVILLE MAYOR JOHN FREEMAN THE THIRD….SAYS THERE IS MONEY IN THE BUDGET FOR THE DEPARTMENT…..BUT
THERE’S A CERTAIN WAY THING MUS BE DONE…..AND THEY WILL BE SITTING DOWN WITH THE NEW CHIEF TO SEE WHAT THE
DEPARTMENT’S NEEDS ARE…..



GRIMES DENIES REQUEST
07/27/17

SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES HAS AGAIN  TURNED  DOWN A REQUEST….FROM  THE WHITE HOUSE…..
FOR VOTING RECORDS…..

LAST MONTH…..EVERY STATE RECEIVED A REQUEST FROM  THE PRESIDENTIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ELECTION
INTEGRITY…….ASKING FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ON VOTERS REGISTERED IN THAT STATE TO INCLUDE NAMES….. PARTY
AFFILIATION….AND THE LAST FOUR DIGITS OF THE VOTER’S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER…..

GRIMES REFUSED THAT REQUEST…..AND YESTERDAY ISSUED A STATEMENT SAYING SHE IS HAPPY TO WORK WITH THE
COMMISSION…..BUT HAVING A NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DATABASE IS UNNECESSARY TO IMPROVING ELECTIONS….
SHE WENT ON TO SAY THE REQUEST PUTS KENTUCKY VOTERS’ PRIVACY AND PERSONAL DATA AT RISK……



WILSON
07/27/17

39 YEAROLD NICK WILSON OF JEFFERSONVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; KAITYYN WILSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HIS MOTHER; PEGGY RAGAN OF JEFFERSONVILLE…..A
SISTER; LINDSEY RAGAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HIS-STEP MOTHER; JEAN WILSON OF BOWLING GREEN….A HALF-BROTHER;
LEONARD WILSON OF PENNSYLVANIA…...AND HIS MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; CHLOE FORSBERT OF ALVATON…….,





SPORTS
07/27/17

THE CARDINALS ARE AT HOME TO OPEN A FOUR GAME SERIES WITH ARIZONA….
THE REDS PLAY IN MIAMI….

AND THE HOT RODS ARE IN GREAT LAKES TO TAKE ON THE LOONS….







VETERANS SCAM
07/26/17

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS RECEIVED MULTIPLE REPORTS FROM KENTUCKIANS…..INCLUDING THE
STATE POLICE….SAYING A CALLER CLAIMING TO BE WITH  THE   “COALITION FOR VETERANS OF AMERICA”…..IS SEEKING
DONATIONS TO HELP COVERS VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL BILLS AND AID HOMELESS VETERANS…..

ACCORDING TO THE  OFFICE OF SENIOR PROTECTION…..THE ORGANIZATION IS A SCAM…..AND A SCAM ALERT HAS BEEN
ISSUED…..

OFFICIAL CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS CAN BE VERIFIED ON- LINE AT CHARITY-NAVIGATOR-DOT-ORG…..

AND KENTUCKIANS  CAN SIGN UP FOR SCAM ALERTS BY TEXTING…. K-Y-O-A-G SCAM TO GOV-THREE-ONE-ONE….OR GO ON-
LINE  TO   A-G-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV-FORWARD SLASH-SCAMS……



FISCAL COURT
07/26/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE STONY POINT FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING….AND SET
THE TWENY-17 TAX RAGES…..


AND THE COURT VOTED TO TAKE THE COMPENSATING RATE….AN AMENDMENT TO THE EMPLOYEE HAND BOOK WAS ALSO
APPROVED…..

AND THE COURT ALSO VOTED TO  ASK THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO EXTEND THE LEASE AT WALNUT CREEK MARINA FOR AN
ADDITIONAL 20-YEARS…….



FERRY CLOSED
07/26/17

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY….IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HAS CLOSED DUE TO LOW WATER LEVELS……AND WILL
REMAINED CLOSED UNTIL THE RIVER RISES ENOUTH TO ALLOW  FOR SAFE OPERATION……

FOR CURRENT FERRY INFORMATION…..CALL TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-FIVE=EIGHT-21-66…….



BLOOD MOBILE
07/26/17

THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE WILL BE AT SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST….. THIS AFTERNOON   FROM THREE TO
SEVEN…….

TO DONATE YOUR 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…..

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



VETERANS UPWARD BOUND
07/26/17

VETERANS UPWARD BOUND…..AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS…..

THE PROGRAM OFFERS FREE TUTORING IN MATH….COMPUTER LITERACY…. READING…..AND WITING…..
VETERANS UPWARD BOUND ALSO PROVIDES ACADEMIC ADVISING…..CAREER COUNSELING AND SCHOLARSHIPS….AND CAN  
HELP FILL OUT ADMISIONS APPLICATIONS…..APPLY FOR FEDERAL AID….AND HELP GET THEIR G-I BILL BENEFITS….….

ALL BOOKS….EQUIPMENT…..SUPPLIES…..MATERIALS…..AND SERVICES  ARE  FREE FOR STUDENTS WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE
VETERANS UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM……



PAYNE
07/26/17

61 YEAR OLD DONALD RAY PAYNE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT COMMONWEALTH REGIONAL SPECIALTY
HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FAIRVIEW
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY
MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BYT HIS WIFE; CAROL PAYNE…..TWO SONS; DONALD AND TONY…. AND A DAUGTHER; SHARON PAYNE ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..SIX BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; ANDY  AND JIMMY AND PEGGY ALL OF BOWLING GREEN; LARRY AND
SABRIA OF SCOTTSVILLE, .GREG AND ELAINE OF OAKLAND, TOMMY AND JUDY OF BROWNSVILLE AND JEFF AND JENNIFER OF
HARDYVILLE…..AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; FAYE ABBOTT OF FRANKLIN  AND  CATHY PAYNE, VICKI AND JOSH
RODRIGUEZ AND ROSEMARY PAYNE ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/26/17

SEASON TICKET RENEWALS FOR THE WILDCASTS UPCOMING  BASKETBALL  SEASON ARE NOW AVAILABLE  TO SEASON TICKET
HOLDER FROM LAST SEASON….
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN TWO SEASONS…..PER-GAME PRICES FOR ALL SEATING LOCATIONS HAVE INCREASED FIVE-DOLLARS….
WHILE THE ANNUAL  K-FUND DONATION REMAINS UNCHANGED….

SEASON TICKET HOLDERS WILL RECEIVE AN E-MAIL WITH INFORMATION ON HOW TO RENEW TICKETS FOR THE UPCOMING
SEASON…..AFTER RENEWALS ARE COMPLETED…..A LIMITED NUMBER OF  200-LEVEL SEATS WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE
YEARLY LOTTERY…..

STUDENT TICKETS HAVE ALSO INCREASED FIVE-DOLLARS  PER GAME….WHICH IS THE FIRST INCREASE  SINCE  THE 1990s….







BASH
07/25/17

BACK TO SCHOOL ACTIVITIES BEGIN TONIGHT IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT……WITH THE ANNUAL BACK TO
SCHOOL BASH………..FROM FIVE TO SEVEN……AT THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER……



FISCAL COURT
07/25/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELS TO THE STONY POINT FIRE DEPARTMENT TONIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..

AND TONIGHT’S FISCAL COURT MEETING  CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTERN GOSPEL      12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND
SEVEN……



NATCHER CONSTRUCTION
07/25/17

THE KENTUCKY TRANSORTATION CABINET IS URGING MOTORISTS TO CONTINUE TO USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING IN THE
CONSTRUCTION ZONE ON THE NATCHER  PARKWAY…..

THE WORK IS BEING DONE FROM I-65 TO THE MORGATOWN ROAD EXIT   AND TRAFFIC IS DOWN TO ONE-LANE….

IF POSSIBLE…..MOTORISTS  ARE URGED TO  AVOID THE AREA…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T… BE SURE  AND  LEAVE YOURSELF EXTRA
TIME TO GET TO YOUR DESTINATION…….

THE RECONSTRUTION PROJECT IS DUE TO BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF AUGUST…..



NEW VETERANS CENTER
07/25/17

THE COMMONWEALTH’S NEWSEST VETERANS CENTER  IN RADCLIFF….A VETERANS NURSING HOME…..NOW OPEN….

THE NEW CENTER INCORPORATES  THE COMMUNITY LLIVING CONCEPT….WHICH FEATURES FOUR-NEIGHBORHOODS…..
COMPRISED OF THREE 10-BEDROOM HOUSEHOLDS…..THE DESIGN PROVIDES   120-VETERANS WITH A  PRIVATED ROOM AND
BATH…..FAMILY[ STYLE LIVING ROOM…..DINING ROOM…..KITCHEN….AND PATIO….
A SEPARATE BUILDING HOUSES RECREATION…..THERAPY…..AND OTHER SERVICES……

KENTUCKY’S OTHER VETERANS CENTERS ARE LOCATED  HANSON…..HAZARD…..AND WILMORE…..AND FUNDS HAVE BEEN
APPROVED FOR A VETERANS CENTER TO BE BUILT IN BOWLING GREEN……



FORMER TEACHER PLEAD NOT GUILTY
07/25/17

A FORMER LOGAN COUNTY TEACHER HAS PLEAD NOT GUILTY TO MULTIPLE CHARGES OF HAVING AN INAPPROPRIATE  
RELATIONSHIP WITH A STUDENT…..

37 YEAR OLD ADAM L. DECKER  IS CHARGED IN AN INDICTMENT WARRANT WITH      10-COUNTS OF RAPE AND 11-COUNT OF
SODOMY INVOLVING  A  15 YEAR OLD GIRL….
HE’S ALSO ACCUSED PF EXCHANGING EXPLICIT PHOTOS WITH  A 16 YEAR OLD GIRL…..AND USING HIS CELLPHONE WHILE
EMPLOYED AS A TEACHER TO SEND AND RECEIVE INAPPROPRIATE PHOTOS WITH  TEEN GIRLS…..



SPORTS
07/25/17

JACKSONVILLE STATE HAS BEEN PICKED TO WIN ITS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE….OHIO VALLEY FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP  THIS
SEASON…..

JACKOSNVILLE….WHICH HAS  24 STRAIGHT  O-V-C VICTORIES…..IS FOLLOWED BY       U-T MARTIN IN SECOND……THEN COMES
TENNESSEE STATE…..EASTERN ILLINOIS…. AND EASTERN KENTUCKY……







HOME SALES CLIMB
07/24/17

HOME SALES IN THE COMMONWEALTH CONTINUE  TO CLIMB ….AS TOTAL HOME SALES INCREASED  EIGHT-POINT-SIX PERCENT
IN MAY……FROM 49-HUNDRED-63 LAST  YEAR…..TO 53-HUNDRED-91 THIS MAY……

THIS IS THE FIRST TIME SALES HAVE PUSHED OVER FIVE-THOUSAND IN MAY….. WHILE HOUSING INVENTORY IN MAY REACHED
AN ALL-TIME LOW AT THREE-POINT-FIVE MONTH…..DOWN FROM  14-POINT-SIX PERCENT IN MAY  TWENY-16……
DAYS ON THE MAKER ALSO DECREASED TO 123 DAYS….DOWN  SEVEN-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..FROM 133 DAYS LAST MAY……

KENTUCKY’S MEDIAN HOME PRICE ALSO DROPPED SLIGHTLY IN MAY….FROM 131-THOUSAND- 636 DOLLARS LAST MAY….TO 130-
THOUSAND-583  DOLLARS THIS MAY…..

MEANWHILE…..NATIONWIDE  IN MAY….THE MEDIAN HOME PRICE HIT A NEW PEAK OF  252-THOUSAND-800 DOLLARS……



FISH KILL
07/24/17

A  LEAKING PUMP  SYSTEM……AT THE FORD TRUCK PLANT IN LOUISVILLE…IS BEING BLAMED  FOR A FISH KILL IN HITE  CREEK…

A UREA PUMPING SYSTEM LEAKED .AND THE COMPOUND….WHICH IS USED TO REDUCE EMISSIONS IN DIESEL
ENGINES……TRAVELED THROUGH THE PLANT’S WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT  .AND WAS RELEASED INTO A SEWER
LEADING TO A METROPOLITIAN SEWER DISTRICT TREATMENT FACILITY…..EVENTUALLY REACHING THE CREEK…..



NOAH’S ARK
07/24/17

THE KENTUCKY TOURISM…..ARTS….AND HERITAGE CABINET HAS SUSPENDED A TAX INCINTIVE…..WORTH UP TO 18-MILLION
DOLLARS….FOR THE  NOAH’S ARK PARK IN WILLIAMSBURG……

THE MOVE WAS  MADE AFTER THE PARK FAILED TO NOTIFY THE CABINET THEY HAD  TRANSFERRED  ITS  MAIN PROPERTY TO A
NONPROFIT AFFILIATE…..AND THEY ALSO FAILED TO GET PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT…..

A PARK SPOKESPEROSN SAY THEY DON’T BELIEVE THE TRANSFER CREATED A DEFAULT….AND THEY WILL COMPLY WITH
CONCERNS OVER THE TRANSFER…..



CARROLL
07/24/17

ACCORDING TO  “SPECTRUM NEWS” IN LOUISVILLE……STATE SENATOR JULIAN CARROLL IS BEING ACCUSED  OF
PROPOSITIONING AND GROPING  A MAN IN…TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE….HE TOLD HE WOULD HELP GET IN ART SCHOOL…..

THE SENATE DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS HAS VOTED TO REMOVE CARROLL FROM HIS LEADERSHIP POSITION AT MINORITY WHIP…..
AND HAS CALLED ON HIM  TO RESIGN HIS SEAT…..

CARROLL WAS THE COMMONWEALTH’S GOVERNOR  FROM   1974 TO 1979……



MEETINGS
07/24/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

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

THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 THE JAYCEES MEET……




COOPER
07/23/17

74 YEAR OLD JOLENE SLEDGE COOPER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON (MON)  AT FIVE AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….THEN VISITATION WILL BE
FROM SIX TO NINE AT WHITE PLAINS BAPTIST CHURCH…..IN LIEU OF FLOWERS….EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE
FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE ALLEN COUNTY HISTORIAL SOCIETY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; CHAD AND VICKIE AND BRENT AND CHRISTEL ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER; ANDREA TERRY OF TENNESSEE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; TOMMY AND MARY SLEDGE
OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JOYCE MANSFIELD OF ARKANSAS, MARY ANN AND OSCAR CONNER
OF SCOTTSVILLE, NANCY MEADOR OF LOUISVILLE AND REVA BLANKENSHIP OF FRANKLIN…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; JEAN
SLEDGE OF TEXAS……SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
0724/2017

THE CARDINALS HOST THE ROCKIES…..
THE BRAVES PLAY IN ARIZONA…..

AND THE HOT RODS ARE AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK TO  WIND UP THEIR THREE GAME SERIES WITH PEROIA……….







HEAT ADVISORY
07/21/17

WITH TEMPERATURES BACK IN THE 90s TODAY AND HEAT INDEXES OVER 100, A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7
SATURDAY NIGHT.  

IF YOU HAVE TO BE OUTSIDE, TAKE PLENTY OF BREAKS & STAY HYDRATED.....

ALSO BE SURE & CHECK ON THE ELDERLY.....

AND DON'T FORGET THE PETS & LIVE STOCK.....



BAT SURVEY
07/21/17

NEXT WEEK…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK   WILL HOST 45 BAT BIOLOGISTS FOR THE TWENTY-17….SOUTHEASTERN BAT
DIVERSITY NETWORK “BAT BLTZ”…..AS BAT BIOLOGISTS  WILL SURVEY BATS FOR THREE NIGHTS TO GAIN A SNAPSHOT OF THE
HEALTH OF THE PARK’S SUMMER BAT POPULATION…….

THE SCIENTISTS WILL USE NETS AND TRAPS TO CATCH THE BATS….AND ONCE THEY’VE BEEN EXAMINED…..THEY WILL BE
RELEASED….

THE DATA WILL THEN BE USED TO  UNDERSTAND HOW BATS USE THE PARK….TO LOOK AT BAT POPULATIONS…..AND ALLOW
THE PARK TO MORE EFFECTIVLEY MANAGE IT’S RESOURCES TO PROTECT THE BATS…..

THE “BAT BLITZ” WILL KICK-OFF SUNDAY WITH TWO FREE  PUBLIC PROGRAMS….AT FOUR AND SEVEN-30……



WATER LINE FLUSHING
07/21/17

KEEP IN MIND THAT MONDAY THRU FRIDAY NEXT WEEK…..THE SCOTTSVILLE WATER DEPARTMENT WILL BE FLUSHING WATER
LINES…..

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



KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
07/21/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ROSE FROM  FIVE-
PERCENT IN MAY TO FIVE-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN JUNE….
THHIS  JUNE’S   JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO  A  TENTH-OF-A PERCENTAGE  POINT HIGHER THAT THE FIVE-PERCENT  RECORDED  
IN JUNE OF LAST YEAR…..

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS EXPERIENCED SOLID AND STEADY EMPLOYMENT GROWTH  SINCE  TWENTY-10….AND THE
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE HAS REMAINDED STEARY…..AROUND FIVE-PERCENT…..FOR THE LAST 24-MONTHS…..

THE  U-S  JOBLESS RATE ALSO INCREASD FROM FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN MAY…….TO FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN
JUNE…….



YUM CENTER CONTRACT
07/21/17

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE TRUSTEES  HAVE  APPROVED CHANGES TO THE SCHOOL’S LEASE WITH THE  K-F-C  YUM CENTER
AND THE LOUISVILLE ARENA AUTHORITY….

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL….U-OF-L WILL PAY THE ARENA AN ADDITIONAL TWO-POINT-42  MILLION DOLALRS
EACH YEAR…..PLUS THE ONE-POINT-THREE TO ONE-POINT-EIGHT MILLION THEY ALREADY CONTRIBUTE….AND THE
UNIVERSITY WILL RELINQUISH CONTROL OF ALL DATES IN OCTOBER…..

THE YUM CENTER IS TO THE MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BAKETBALL TEAMS…..



SENTENCE APPEAL
07/21/17

AN IRAQI NATIONAL…..WHO WAS LIVING IN  BOWLINGGREEN WHEN HE WAS ARRESTED ON TERRORISM  CHARGES AND
SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON….HAS HAS A MOTION  TO VACATE HIS SENTENCE DENIED BY FEDERAL JUDGE  THOMAS  
RUSSELL….

MOHANAD SHAREF HAMMADIE PLEAD GUILTY IN TWENTY-12 TO CONSPIRING TO SHIP THOUSAND OF DOLLARS AND WEAPONS
TO  AL-QAIDA IN IRAQ…..
HIS APPEALS ATTORNEY HAD ARGUED THAT HE RECEIVED INEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE FROM HIS PREVIOUS ATTORNEY……AND
WAS TOLD HE WOUILD RECEIVE A LESSER SENTENCE IF HE PLEAD QUILTY……



SPORTS
07/21/17

THE CORE WILL HOLD THEIR FIRST…POWERLIFTING MEET….TOMORROW….
WEIGH-IN  BEGINS AT EIGHT-30  AND COMPETITION STARTS  AT 10….
35-DOLLARS TO REGISTER AND THE EVENTS WILL BE  BENCH PRESS…. DEADLIFT….AND SQUAT…..

AND FOR THE MEET…..THE GYM AT THE CORE WILL CLOSE AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL REOPEN  AT FOUR TOMORROW
AFTERNOON…..







WEATHER
07/20/17

AND FINALLY THIS MORNING…..

WITH TEMPERATURES BACK IN THE 90’s TODAY AND HEAT INDEXES OVER 100….IF YOU HAVE TO  BE OUTSIDE….TAKE PLENTY
OF BREAKS AND STAY HYDRATED….

ALSO BE SURE AND CHECK ON THE ELDERLY…..

AND DON’T FORGEET YOUR PETS AND LIVE STOCK…..



KENTUCKY VOTER REGISTRATON
07/20/17

IN KENTUKCY…..DEMOCRATIC VOTERS HELD A   57 TO 36-PERCENT  ADVANTAGE BEFORE  THE TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT
ELECTION…..BUT ACCORDING TO THE LATEST VOTER REGISTRATION NUMBERS  THAT GAP HAS FALLEN TO  10-PERCENT…..AS
IN THE LAST YEAR…..REPUBLICANS HAVE ADDED 57-THOUSAND-875 TO THE DEMOCRATS  82-HUNDRED-46……AND
INDEPENDENTS INCREASED BY JUST VOER 20-THOUSAND……

CURRENT REGISTRATION TOTALS ARE ONE-POINT-SIX  MILLION FOR DEMOCRATS……ONE-POINT-THREE MILLION FOR
REPUBLICANS….AND 281-THOUSAND FOR INDEPENDENTS OR OTHER PARTIES…..

REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES HAVE CARRIED THE COMMONWEALTH IN EVERY ELECTION SINCE  GEORGE  W. BUSH
IN TWO-THOUSAND…..THE KENTUCKY HOUSE WENT UNDER G-O-P CONTROL AFTER THE TWENTY-16 ELECTION FOR THE FIRST
TIME  IN 95 YEARS…..THE KENTUCKY SENATE HAS BEEN IN REPUBLICAN HANDS SINCE TWO-THOUSNAD……AND FIVE OF THE
COMMONWEALTH’S SEVEN CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS ARE MEMBERS OF THE G-O-P……



MISSING GLASGOW MAN FOUND
07/20/17

A GLASGOW MAN…..WHO WAS ENTERED AS MISSING LAST OCTOBER….HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN ALABAMA….

THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED THE LAST KNOWN LOCATION OF SPECER HUDDLESTON…..AT
BARREN RIVE LAKE….AS A POSSIBLE DROWNING/DISAPPEARNCE…..HE WAS NEVER LOCATED  AND AUTHORITIES ENTERED
HIM AS MISSING AND ALSO BEING WANTED ON LOCAL CHARGES INCLUDING ARSON….

THEN YESTERDAY…..THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT WAS NOTIFIED THAT THE   BALDWIN COUNTY SHEIRFF’S
OFFICE  HAD ARRRESTED HUDDLESTON…. WHO HAD FLED FROM A TRAFFIC STOP…..

AN EXTRADITION  HEARING WILL BE  HELD AT A LATER DATE…..



FORMER TEACHER SENTENCED
07/20/17

A FORMER RUSSELL COUNTY TEACHER HAS BEEN SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT TO 60-MONTHS IN PRISON….10-YEARS OF
SUPERVISED RELEASE….AND HE MUST REGISTER  AS A SEX OFFENDER….

49 YEAR OLD JEFFERY MCGAHA OF RUSSELL  SPRINGS  HAD ADMITTED TO USING A CELL PHONE AND OHTER SOCIAL MEDIA IN
AN ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN  CHILD PORNOGRAPHY……



MEADOR
07/20/17

71 YEAR OLD DENNIS LEE MEADOR OF ADOLPHUS DIED  SATURDAY AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..MEMORIAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 10 SATURDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; KEVIN AND BETHANY OF ADOLPHUS…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW;
DARRELL AND REDA OF TENNESSEE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; DONNA AND JAMES LYLES OF SCOTTSVILLE……



BARRETT
07/20/17

83 YEAROLD JOYCE BARRETT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT FRANKLIN-SIMPSON NURSING AND REHAB…..GRAVESIDE
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT HICKORY HILL U-M-C CEMETERY…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY
TAKE THE FORM OF DONATION FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; RICKY AND STEPHANIE OF INDIANA AND ROGER OF FRANKLIN…..FIVE
DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; ROSE MARIE NEWCOMER, BRENDA  AND BAMBI COLLINS AND BARBARA AND DAVE TROTT ALL
OF INDIANA AND FAYE AND STEVE SHERRARD AND DEBBIE BARRETT ALL OF ELIZABETHTOWN…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-
LAW; DONNIE AND GRACE BROWN OF INDIANA….AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; BETTY GREGORY OF TENNESSEE
AND LUCINDA AND DENNY BOWLING OF INDIANA…..SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/20/17

THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION HAS ANNOUNCED A RULE CHANGE FOR SOFTBALL…..

THE CHANGE WILL MAKE THE COMMONWEALTH THE FIRST STATE IN THE COUNTY TO REQUIRE SOFTBALL PLAYERS   WEAR
PROTECTIVE  FACE MASKS….

STARTING  WITH THE COMING SEASON…..PITCHERS AND FIRST AND THIRD BASEMEN WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR THE
PROTECTIVE  GEAR…….







ECLIPSE EXERCISE
07/19/17

RECENTLY…..KENTUCKY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HOSTED A  FEMA…SOLAR ECLIPSE  TABLETOP EXCERCISE….IN
PREPARATION FOR THE TOTAL  SOLAR ECLIPSE ON AUGUST  21ST….
THERE WERE OVER  150 AGENCIES AND  220  PARTICIPANTS AT THE EXERCISE…..

THE TOTAL SCLIPSE WILL CROSS  14-STATES  AND 21 COUNTIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH .WITH GROUND ZERO BEING IN
HOPKINSVILLE…..

AND THE SCOTTSIVLLE/ALLEN COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS HOSTING AN ECLIPSE VIEWING PARTY ON DUMONT HILLL
THAT DAY FROM 11 TO TWO…..THE ECLIPSE WILL START AROUND 11-30 THAT MORNING…..AND WILL BE TOTAL FROM ONE-27-
56  TO ONE-29-42 THAT AFTERNOON…..
ECLIPSE T-SHIRTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE CHAMBER OFFICE AND WITH EACH PURCHASE…..YOU’LL RECEIVE A PAIR OF
ECLIPSE VIEWING GLASSES…..OR THE GLASSES ARE AVAILABLE FOR ONE-DOLLAR A PAIR…..



ARREST-LOGAN
07/19/17

AN INVESTIGATION BY STATE POLICE HAS LED TO THE ARREST OF A LOGAN COUNTY MAN FOR VARIOUS SEX OFFENSES WITH A
MINOR…..……

29 YEAR OLD ADAM  L. DECKER IS CHARGED IN AN INDICTMENT WARRANT WITH ONE COUNT OF PROHIBITED USE OF AN
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM TO PROCURE A MINOR OR POLICE OFFICER FOR SEX…..10-COUNTS OF RAPE…..11-
COUNTS OF SODOMY……10-COUNTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE…..ONE COUNT OF UNLAWFUL TRANSACTION WITH A MINOR…..TWO
COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR…..AND TWO COUNTS OF
DISTRIBUTION OF OBACENE MATTER TO MINORS…..



911 GRANTS
07/19/17

THE KENTUCKY   NINE-ONE-ONE SERVICES BOARD  HAS ANNOUNCED  THE AWARDING OF 36-GRANTS….TO   31-COUNTIES…..
TOTALING THREE-POINT-SIX-MILLION DOLLARS HAVE  BEEN AWARDED  FOR  THE TWENTY-17 GRANT CYCLE……

A TOTAL OF 59-APPLICATIONS FROM  52-COUNTIES……TOTALING  SIX-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLLARS HAD BEEN RECEIVED…..

THE THREE-POINT-SIX MILLION  DOLLARS OF FUNDING FOR THE TWENTY-17 GRANT CYCLE……REPRESENTS A 50-PERCENT
INCREASE OVER TWENTY-15….WHEN  TWO-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS WERE AWARDED…..
NO GRANTS WERE ISSUED IN TWENTY-16……….



TRANSITION YOUTH CENTERS
07/19/17

A  KENTUCKY NONPROFIT PLANS TO OPEN FOUR ADDITIONAL……TRANSITIONAL YOUTH CENTERS IN EASTERN KENTUCKY….TO
SERVE HOMELESS TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS….

KENTUCKY RIVER COMMUNITY CARE ALREADY HAS CENTERS IN LETCHER AND PERRY COUNTIES  THAT PROVIDE HOMEWORK
HELP….COMPUTERS….. SHOWERS…. CLOTHING….AND FOOD TO THOSE BETWEEN THE AGES  OF 16 AND 24….

THE NEW CENTERS WILL BE LOCATED IN  BREATHITT…..FLOYD…..KNOTT….AND PIKE COUNTIES…..



DUGAS
07/18/17

59 YEAR OLD  WAYNE FOSTER DUGAS, JUNIOR DIED JULY 12TH…..A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT
FOUR AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME…..AND VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER TWO SATURDAY  AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PAM DUGAS…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; BRITTNIE DUGAS AND WILLIAM ORR…..A STEP-
DAUGHTER; KELLY MAYS…..HIS MOTHER; LAURA TURNER DUGAS….AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; STEVE AND LYNN……



SPORTS
07/19/17

THE CONFERENCE-U-S-A…..PRESEASON  FOOTBALL POLL HAS BEEN RELEASED… AND THE TOPPERS ARE PICKED TO WIN THE
EAST DIVISION WITH MIDDLE TENNESSEE  SECOND….OLD DOMINION THIRD….MARSHALL FOURTH…..FLORIDA ATLANTIC
FIFTH…..FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL SIXTH….AND CHARLOTTE SEVENTH….

IN THE WEST DIVISON….LOUISIANA TECH IS THE TOP TEAM…..

THE PAST TWO SEASONS….THE TOPPERS ARE 15-AND-ONE IN REGULAR SEASON C-U-S-A GAMES….WINNING THE TWENTY -15
AND TWENTY-16 CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES……

WESTERN OPENS THE SEASON SEPTEMBER SECOND….AT HOME….AS THEY HOST EASTERN KENTUCKY……







SCHOOL BOARD
07/18/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR FINAL MEETING LAST NIGHT…..BEFORE THE START OF THE NEW
SCHOOL YEAR…..AND MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL MELISSA  TOWERY SAID PLANS ARE IN PLACE FOR SCHOOL TO BEGIN…AS
CONSTRUCTION  CONTINUES AT THE MIDDLE SCHOOL……

THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED THE MASTER TIME SCHEDULES  FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR…..

APPROVAL WAS GIVEN FOR THE BOARD TO PAY TWO-THIRDS OF THE SALARY OF RESOURSE  OFFIER JEFF CENTERS .WITH THE
COUNTT PAYING THE REMAINING THRID…..AND OTHOPEDICS PLUS WILL AGAIN PROVIDE ATHLETIC TRAINING SERVICES FOR
THE DISTRICT…FOR 10-THOUSAND-500 DOLALRS….WHICH IS THE SAME AS LAST YEAR….
AND THE  BOARD  DECLAIRED  AN EMERGENCY AT THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER  TO PURCHASE A COOLING TOWER  AND PAY
FOR THE INSTALLATION AT ATOTAL COST OF  158-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..



PLANNING AND ZONING
07/18/2017

THE SCOTTSVILLE-ALLEN COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…..
KIMBERLY HATLEY WAS SWORN IN AS COMMUNITY PLANNER TO REPLACE BRITNI COFFEY WHO RESIGNED ON MAY 5TH……AND
BILL SALYVENS WAS SWORN IN AS THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION…..

APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO HAVE AN OUTSIDE CONTRACTOR ASSESS NECESSARY UPGRADES TO THE COMMISSION’S
COMPUTER SYSTEMS ….AND A BUDGET OF 103-THOUSAND-500 DOLLARS WAS APPROVED FOR THE  TWENTY-17 FISCAL
YEAR……



FATAL-WARREN
07/18/17

A WARREN COUNTY WOMAN HAS DIED FOLLOWING AN ACCIDENT  INVOLVING  HER TRUCK AND A STATE TROOPER….NEAR THE
ANNA COMMUNITY….

TROOPER BRIAN GANN WAS RESPONDING  TO ANOTHER ACCIDENT….WITH HIS EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT ACTIVATED…..WHEN
63 YEAR OLD JOYCE SMITH OF BOWLING GREEN MADE A LEFT TURN IN FRONT OF HIS  CRUISER….…..
SMITH….WHO WAS BELTED….DIED AT THE SCENE AND HER PASSENGER….79 YEAR OLD LEROY SMITH ALSO OF BOWLING
GREEN WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN… WHERE HE WAS TREATED AND RELEASED….
TROOPER GANN….WHO  WAS ALSO TREATED AT THE MEDICAL CENTER…..HAS BEEN PLACE ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE WHILE
AN INVESTIGATION IS CONDUCTED…..



LOGAN MAN SENTENCED
07/18/17

A LOGAN COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED  IN FEDERAL COURT….TO 10-YEARS IN PRISON  AND FIVE-YEARS OF
SUPERVISED RELEASE….FOR CONSPIRING WITH OTHERS TO KNOWINGLY AND INTENTIONALLY POSSESS….WITH INTENT TO
DSITRIBUTE…..50-GRAMS OR MORE OF METH…..…

30 YEAR OLD JORDAN DALE WALLACE OF RUSSELLVILLE HAD  PREVIOUSLY ADMITTED IN COURT TO CONSPIRING WITH  62
YEAR OLD DANNY STOKES OF RUSSELLVILLE AND  42 YEAR OLD  DEAN O’BRYAN  OF ALLENSVILLE TO DISTRIBUTE 50-GRAMS
OR MORE OF METH….

O’BRYAN AND STROKES HAVE ALSO PLEAD GUILTY……..



NEW SPECIAL ED DIRECTOR
07/18/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY  SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS A NEW DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND PRESCHOOL…..

KIM HAWKINS COMES TO ALLEN COUNTY FROM THE METCALFE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT….WHERE  SHE TAUGHT SPECIAL
EDUCATION…..AND MOST RECENTLY SERVED AS  DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION FOR METCALFE COUNTY…..

HAWKINS….A  1986 GRADUATE OF GLASGOW HIGH SCHOOL…..RECEIVED HER BACHELOR’S……MASTERS…..AND RANK ONE
FROM WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY……



COMPANY AT WHITE HOUSE
07/18/17

A CAMPBELLSVILLE BASED COMPANY….REPRESENTED  THE COMMONWEALTH  AT THE WHITE HOUSE YESTERDAY….AS PART
OF “MADE-IN-AMERICA” WEEK….

CAMPBELLSVILLE  APPAREL COMPANY  WAS ONE OF 50 COMPANIES…. REPRESENTING EACH STATE….. TO HAVE THEIR
PRODUCTS ON DISPLAY IN THE EAST ROOM OF THE WHITE HOUSE…….



ETHICS
07/18/17

THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH EHTICS COMMISSION….ON A FOUR TO ONE  VOTE….HAS TOLD ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY  BESHEAR   
HE SHOULDN’T INVESTIGATE GOVERNOR MATT  BEVIN  IF HE INTENDS TO CHALLENGE HIM FOR RE-ELECTION….

BESHEAR HAD ASKED  THE COMMISSON IF IT WOULD BE  PROPER FOR HIM TO INVESTIGATE WHEATHER BEVIN’S PURCHASE OF
A LOUISVILLE HOME….FROM  A CAMPAIGN DONOR….VIOLATED  STATE LAW….

THE COMMISSION  SAID BESHEAR COULD REFER THE INVESTIGATION TO OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES…..



SPORTS
07/18/19

THE CARDINALS TAKE ON THE METS IN NEW YORK…..
THE REDS HOST ARIZONA….
AND THE BRAVES ENTERTAIN THE CUBS…..







NEW WKU REGENT
07/17/17

GOVERNOR MAT BEVIN HAS APPOINTED  GEORGE NICHOLS THE THIRD…..OF POTOMAC, MARYLAND….TO THE WESTERN
KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  BOARD OF REGENTS……

NICHOLS…..A 1983 WESTERN GRADUATE…..IS SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT IN THE OFFICER OF GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS FOR
NEW YOURK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY…..
HE ALSO SERVED AS KENTUCKY COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE AND SPECIAL ADVISOR TO GOVERNOR PAUL PATTONS….AND
ALSO AS THE EXECUTIBVE DIRECTOR OF THE KENTUCKY HEALTH POLICY BOARD DURING TH EPATTON ADMINISTRATION….

NICHOLS…..WHO CURRENTLY SERVES ON THE ALICE LLOYD COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND IS A DIRECTOR OF THE U-S
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE….WILL BE SWORN IN DURING THE BOARD’S JULY 28TH MEETING…..



BEVIN CLOSES SHORT FALL
07/17/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SIGNED A “BUDGET REDECTION ORDER”…..MEETING THE CONSTITUTION MANDAGE THAT THE
COMMONWEALTH  END THE FISCAL YEAR WITH A BALANCED BUDGET….

FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-17 GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS  WERE ONE-POINT-THREE PERCENT…OR  138-POINT-FIVE MILLON
DOLLARS SHORT OF THE OFFICIAL EXTIMATE…..

BEVIN’S  VETO OF THE BUDGET BILL ALLOWED AN ADDITIONAL FIVE-MILLION DOLLARS IN LOTTERY RECEIPTS TO BE DEDICATED
TO SCHOLARSHIPS AND NOT GO TO THE GENERAL FUND….IN ADDITION….A LOWER THAN EXPECTED LAPSE IN DEBT SERVICE
RAISED THE TOTAL RESOURCE REQUIREMENTS TO MEET THE SHORTFALL TO JUST OVE 152-MILLION DOLLARS…..
THE GOVERNORS ACTIONS INCLUDED  A COMBINATION OF GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION REDUCTIONS AND FUND
TRANSFERS FROM RESTRICTED FUNDS…. ALSO INCLUDED WERE ONE TIME SAVINGS IN MEDICAID COSTS DUE TO  THE
FAVORABLE RENEGOTATIONS OF CONTRACTS WITH MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS AND LOWER THAN EXPECTED PHAMACY
COSTS…..

FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-17 GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS  WERE ONE-POINT-THREE PERCENT…OR  138-POINT-FIVE MILLON
DOLLARS SHORT OF THE OFFICIAL EXTIMATE…..

BEVIN’S  VETO OF THE BUDGET BILL ALLOWED AN ADDITIONAL FIVE-MILLION DOLLARS IN LOTTERY RECEIPTS TO BE DEDICATED
TO SCHOLARSHIPS AND NOT GO TO THE GENERAL FUND….IN ADDITION….A LOWER THAN EXPECTED LAPSE IN DEBT SERVICE
RAISED THE TOTAL RESOURCE REQUIREMENTS TO MEET THE SHORTFALL TO JUST OVE 152-MILLION DOLLARS…..
THE GOVERNORS ACTIONS INCLUDED  A COMBINATION OF GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION REDUCTIONS AND FUND
TRANSFERS FROM RESTRICTED FUNDS…. ALSO INCLUDED WERE ONE TIME SAVINGS IN MEDICAID COSTS DUE TO  THE
FAVORABLE RENEGOTATIONS OF CONTRACTS WITH MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS AND LOWER THAN EXPECTED PHAMACY
COSTS…..



MCONNELL DELAYS VOTE
07/17/17

SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL HAS DELAYED A VOTE  ON THE “BETTER CARE ACT”…..AFTER SENATOR JOHN
MCCAIN ANNOUNCED SATURDAY THAT HE IS AT HOME RECOVERING FROM SURGERY…..

MCCAIN’S ABSENSE MEANS IT WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE FOR MCCONNELL TO ROUND UP THE VOTES  NEEDED TO MOVE THE BILL
FORWARD…..AS TWO SENTAORS…RAND PAUL AND SUSAN COLLINS  SAID THEY WILL VOTE NO…AND AT LEAST A HALF-DOZEN
OTHER REPUBLICAN SENATORS ARE WITHHOLDING SUPPROT FROM OR EXPRESSING RESERVATIONS BOUTH THE HEALTH
CARE BILL….

IN ANOTHER TURN….THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE  WHICH WAS TO RELEASE AN ANALYSIS OF THE BILL TODAY…..HAS
BEEN POSTPONED……



SMALL BUSINESS LOANS
07/17/17

THE  SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  SAYS THE DEADLINE  IS APPROACHING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES….IN CERTAIN
KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE COUNTIES…..TO SEEK DISASTER LOANS STEMMING FROM DROUGHT THAT BEGAN IN
OCTOBER……

IN KENTUKCY…..SOME OF THE COUNTIES  ELIGIBLE FOR LOANS ARE ALLEN…. CLINTON….LOGAN….MONROE…SIMPSON….AND
TODD….
WHILE MACON AND SUMNER COUNTIES IN TENNESSEE ELIGIBLE FOR LOANS…..

THE DEADLINE  TO APPLY IS AUGUST 15TH……



MEETINGS
07/17/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

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

THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 4 THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETS AND THE
HALFRY/DALTON  V-F-W   POST 57-12 MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT  AT 6……



SPORTS
07/17/17

CONDITIONING FOR THOSE WISHING TO PARTICIPATE ON THE PATRIOT  AND LADY PATROT CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS THIS
SEASON WILL BEGIN CONDITIONING TOMORROW MORNING….AT SIX-30….AT THE HIGH SCHOOL….

ANY STUDENT IN GRADES  SEVEN THRU 12 MAY PARTICIPATE ON THE  HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY TEAM…..
PROSPECTIVE RUNNERS MUST HAVE ON FILE OR BRING WITH THEM A CURRENT       K-H-S-DOUBLE-A   PHYSICAL FORM TO
PARTICIPATE…..



A GLASGOW  NATIVE  IS THE NEWEST MEMBER OF  THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE GOLF TEAM COACHING STAFF….

WHITNEY WADE YOUNG COMES TO LOUISVILLE AFTER COACHING  FOUR SEASONS AT GEORGIA…..WHERE SHE ALSO HAD AN
OUTSTANDING COLLEGE CAREER…..

WADE ALSO PLAYED ON THE PROFESSIONAL   “FUTURES” TOUR AND EARNED HER         L-P-G-A TOUR CARD  FOR THE TWENTY-
10 SEASON….

WADE BROKE INTO THE GOLF SPOTLIGHT  IN 1994….WHEN AS A FOURTH GRADER…. SHE REPRESENTED GLASGOW HIGH
SCOOL AT THE KENTUCKY STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS…..







FATAL-WARREN  UPDATE
07/14/17

STATE POLICE  HAVE CONFIRMED SIX INDIVIDUALS WERE KILLED IN A FOUR VEHICLE   ACCIDENT ON I-65 .LAST NIGHT….AT THE
30 MILE MARKER NORTHBOUND……WERE ROAD CONSTRUCTION  IS UNDERWAY….AND THE ROAD MERGES FROM THREE
LANES OF TRAVEL  INTO TWO LANES….

TRAFFIC WAS CONGESTED DUE TO THE CONSTRUCTION  AND A  “SEMI”  WAS STOPPED IN THE RIGHT LANE…..WITH TWO
PASSENGER CARS STOPPED BEHIND IT…..AS A SECOND  “SEMI”  APPROACHED IN THE RIGHT LANE AND FAILED TO STOP…..
STRIKING  THE TRAILING PASSENGER VEHICLE….CAUSING A CHAIN REACTION…..

THE NAMES OF THE INDIVIDUALS INVOLED AND THE DECEASED PERSONS HAVEN’T BEEN RELEASED DUE TO PENDING
NOTIFICATION OF NEXT OF KIN…..AND TWO OF THE DECEASED HAVE YET TO BE IDENTIFIED……



585 TO BE CLOSED
07/14/17

AS YOU MAKE YOUR TRAVEL PLANS FOR NEXT WEEK…..

KEEP IN MIND THAT BEGINNING  MONDAY……KENTUCKY FIVE-85 WILL BE CLOSED AT MILE POINT SEVEN  AT TRAMMEL CREEK…..
AS CREWS WILL BE MAKING REPAIRS TO THE APPROACH TO THE LOW WATER BRIDGE…..

THE DETOUR WILL UTILIZE  KENTUCKY FIVE-85……KENTUCKY-100…..AND RED HILL ROAD…..

THE CLOSURE IS EXPECTED TO LAST  A WEEK……



TAX REFORM MEASURE
07/14/17

ADVOCATES FOR MONDERIZATION AND FAIRNESS IN  KENTUKY’S  TAX SYSTEM HAS FILED   A TAX  REFORM MEASURE FOR THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONSIDER….

THE TAX PLAN……BILL REQUEST  15…..WOULD CLOSE  LOOPHOLES FOR THE WEALTHY AND SOME COPORATIONS….WHILE
LOWERING TAXES FOR MOST MIDDLE-CLASS FAMILIES…..

THE PROPOSAL INCLUDES AN INCREASE IN THE CIGARETTE TAX……A PROPOSED STATE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT…..AND
THE SALES TAX ON LUXURY GOODS AND SERVIVCES USED PRIMARILTY BY THE WEALTHY….SUCH AS CHAUFFEURED
LIMOUSINE  RIDES…WOULD BE IMPLEMENTED……

THE PROPOSAL ALSO INCLUDES A CAP ON INDIVIDUAL TAX ITEMIZED DEDUCTIONS…..A MODEST INCOME TAX INCREASE ON TOP
EARNERS….THE REPEAL OF THE DISTILLED SPIRITS CASE SALES TAX…..FREEZING  THE STATE REAL PROPERTY TAX RATE….
AND APPLY SALES TAX AND TRANSIENT ROOM TAXES TO TOTAL HOTEL ACCOMMODATION PRICES……



DRUG FRAUD ARREST
07/14/17

IN WHAT U-S ATTORNEY GENERAL  JEFF SESSIONS CALLED THE LARGEST HEALTH CARE FRAUD TAKEDOWN OPERATIONS IN U-
S HISTORY…..NINE INDIVIDUALS AND TWO COMPANIES FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY AND SOUTHERN INDIANA WERE AMONG
THOSE INDICTED……

THE SUSPECTS ACCOUNTED FOR MORE THANT ONE-POINT-THREE BILLOION DOLLARS IN FRAUDULENT TRANSACTIONS….AND
AT LEAST  120 WERE INVOLVED IN OPPIOID-RELATED CRIMES…..MAKING IT THE LARGEST-EVER OPIOID-RELATED FRAUD
TAKEDOWN IN THE NATION…..

300 F-B-I AGENTS…..FROM 29 FIELD OFFICES AROUND THE COUNTRY…..WERE INVOLVED  IN THE OPERATION….…..



TRAIN-VEHICLE ACCIDENT
07/14/17

A CAR/TRAIN ACCIDENT IN WOODBURN YESTERDAY INJURED ONE PERSON….
THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  SAYS  36 YEAR OLD CHARLOTTE WOOTEN WAS FLOWN TO SKYLINE MEDICAL
CENTER….
THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE ACCIDENT CONTINUES…..



FATAL-WARREN
07/14/17

A FOUR VEHICLE ACCIDENT  ON I-65 .LAST NGIHT…NEAR THE 30 MILE MARKER NORTHBOUND……RESULTED IN  MULTIPLE
FATALITIES….
THE COLLISON INVOLVED TO PASSENGER VEHICLES AND TWO COMMERCIAL VEHICLES…..

AND AUTHORITIES HAVE RELEASED NO OTHER INFORMATION AT THIS TIME….



SPORTS
0714/17

THE S-E-C  PRESEASON FOOTBALL RANKINGS HAVE BEEN RELEASED….

IN THE EAST…..KENTUCKY  IS THIRD BEHIND GEORGIA AND FLORIDA….TENNESSEE AND SOUTH CAROLINA ARE TIED FOR
FOURTH…..WITH VANDY SIXTH AND MISSOURI SEVENTH….

OVERALL….ALABAMA IS PICKED  TO TAKE THE CONFERENCE TITLE WITH  L-S-U AND AUBURN TIED FOR SECOND….GEORGA IS
FOURTH…..AND FLORIDA FIFTH….

IN THE OVERALL CONFERENCE RANKINGS…..THE WILDCATS ARE  11TH…….







SQUARE
07/13/17

THE HEART OF SCOTTSVILLE INVITES EVERYONE TO COME DOWNTOWN….FROM FIVE TO EIGHT  TONIGHT…… FOR A SPECIAL
EVENING……



PENCE IN LEXINGTON
07/13/17

DURING HIS VISIT TO LEXINGTON YESTERDAY…..VICE-PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE SAID HE WANTED  TO “TURN UP THE HEAT” ON
REPUBLICANS TO FULFILL THEIR PLEDGE TO UPROOT  FORMER PRESIDENT  OBAMA’S HEALTH CARE LAW…..

PENCE SAID THE REVISED HEALTH CARE BILL THAT SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL PLAND TO INTRODUCE TODAY…...ADHERES
TO CONSERVATIVE  PRINCIPLES THAT WOULD DELIVER MORE AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE WITH GREATER CHOICES FOR
CONSUMSERS…..

THE VICE-PRESIDENT  WENT  ON TO SAY THAT HE AND PRESIDENT TRUMP BELIEVE SENATOR RAND PAUL…..WHO OPPOSES  
THE BILL….WILL JOIN MCCONNELL IN SUPPORTING THE LEGISLATION…..



FOSTERING SUCCESS
07/13/17

FOSTERING SUCCESS….THE SUMMER INITIATIVE   FOR KENTUCKY YOUTH WHO ARE AGING OUT OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S  
FOSTER CARE PROGRAM…..IS BEGINNING ITS SECOND YEAR….

AT LEAST 72 YOUNG PEOPLE ARE EXPECTED TO BE INVOLVED IN THE PROGRAM THIS SUMMER…...WHICH IS  UP FROM THE 52
THAT COMPLETED THE PROGRAM LAST YEAR…..
THE 10-WEEK SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM SERVES FOSTER YOUTH BETWEEN THE AGES OF 17 AND 23….AND
PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR THE EQUIVALENT…..

HALF OF THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE PROGRAM LAST SUMMER EXTENDED THEIR  EMPLOYMENT TO NINE MONTHS…..
AND THREE WERE OFFERED FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT WITH THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES…..



SPORTS
07/13/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLFIE IS ASKING INTERESTED HUNTERS AND CITIZENS  TO PARTICIPATE  IN A
SIMPLE SURVEY OF WILD TURKEYS THIS SUMMER…..

DURING  JULY AND AUSUST….DEPARTMENT  STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS  KEEP A  DATA SHEET IN THEIR VEHICLES….AND  WHEN
THEY SEE A WILD TURKEY THEY RECORD THEIR OBSERVATIONS…..THE DATE  IS THEN COMPILED INTO A STATEWIDE INDEX
THAT GUAGES THE COMMONWEALH’S WILD TURKEY POPULATION….

IF YOU’D LIKE TO HELP…..A DOWNLOADABLE SURVEY FORM IS AVAILABLE AT….       .F-W-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……







TOBACO SETTLEMENT SCAM
07/12/17

THE  KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE IS WARNING ABOUT A SCAM THAT CLAIMS KENTUCKIANS CAN RECEIVE TAX-
FREE…..MONTHLY PAYMENTS….FROM THE TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT…..

THE OFFICE HAS IDENTIFIED MISLEADING  ON-LINE ADS…AND RECEIVED REPORTS OF  SCAM  E-MAILS CLAIMING  INDIVIDUALS   
CAN RECEIVE MONTHLY PAYMENTS DIRECTLY FROM THE MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR  M-S-A…..
THE SOLICITATIONS CLAIM KENTUCKIANS….EVEN  IF THEY NEVER USED TOBACCO…. CAN RECEIVE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS
EACH MONTH…..IF THEY PAY FIVE-DOLLARS A MONTH…..OR UP TO 100-DOLLARS  A YEAR  TO LEARN HOW…..

MASER SETTLEMENT  PAYMENTS ARE MADE DIRECTLY TO STATES AND TERRITORIS…AND IN THE COMMONWEALTH…THEY’RE  
USED TO BOOST INVESTMENTS IN AGRICULTURE AND HELP IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES……



ECLIPSE TRAFFIC
07/12/17

IT’S BEING BILLED AS A……ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME EVENT…..AS A TOTAL SOLAR EXCLIPE WILL SWEEP ACROSS 14 STATES…..
INCLUDNG ALLEN AND NINE  OTHER KENTUCKY COUNTIES  ON AUGUST  21ST…..

AND WITH OVER HALF THE NATIONA  WITHIN A DAYS DRIVE  OF THE PATH…. THE ECLIPSE IS EXPECTED TO BRING UP TO HALF-A-
MILLION VISITORS  TO THE COMMONWEATH..AND THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION AND STATE POLICE ARE URGING
TRAVELERS TO BE AWARE OF INCREASED TRAFFIC ON THE ROADWAYA…….BEFORE….DURING….AND AFTER  THE ECLIPSE
WHICH WILL HAVE THE POTENTION FOR TRAFFIC SLOWDOWNS AND PERHAPS TRAFFIC SNARLS…..

THERE WILL ALSO BE VACATIONERS  AND OTHER CROSS-COUNTRY TRAFFIC ON THE ROADWAYS WHO MAY HAVE NO INTEREST
IN WATCHING THE ECLIPSE…..WHICH WILL ADD TO THE CONGESTION….



SOLAR POWER
07/12/17

THE KENTUCKY PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION HAS APPROVED A PROPOSAL… FROM DUKE ENERGY….TO BUILD THREE SOLAR
POWER FACILTIES IN KENTON AND GRANT COUNTIES IN NORTH KENTUCKY….

THE  FACILITIES WOULD HAVE A COMBINED MAXIMUM OUTPUR OF ALMOST SEVEN MAGAWATTS……AND THEY WOULD BE USED  
TO DEVELP EXPERIENCE WITH SOLAR POWER IN PREPARATION FOR ADDING MORE RENEWABLE POWER SOURCES IN THE
NEXT DECADE……



SPORTS
07/12/17

THE KENTUCKY FISH AND WILDLFIE COMMISION HAS PROPOSED  SEVERAL NEW FISHING REGULATONS…..

ONE OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS  WOULD PLACE   BLUE CATFISH IN BARREN RIVER LAKE…..UNDER A 15-FISH DAILY CREEL
LIMIT…..AND ONLY ONE FISH MAY BE LONGER THAN  15-INCHES…..

IF THE PROPOSALS ARE APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY….THEY WOULD TAKE EFFECT IN MARCH OF NEXT YEAR……







CITY COUNCIL
07/11/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….THE BARREN RIVER REGIONAL HAZARD MITIGATION  PLAN UPDATE
WAS APPROVED…..

THE COUNCIL ALSO GAVE FIRST READING TO AN ORDINANCE….ADOPTING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES…..WHICH COMPLIES
ALL CITY ORDINANCES   INTO A PRINTED BOOK AND ON-LINE……

TO FIND THE ORDINANCES ON-LINE…..GO TO THE CITY’S WEB-PAGE AT….. SCOTTSVILLE-K-Y-DOT-ORG…….AND LOOK FOR THE
LINK…….



FISCAL COURT
07/11/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS THIS MORNING IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING….ITEMS ON THE AGENDA INCLUDE HEARING THE
REGULAR REPORTS…..AND THIS MORNING’S FISCAL COURT MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK….. STARTING AROUND NINE……



KY REVENUE FALLS SHORT
07/11/17

FOR THE SEVENTH STRAIGHT YEAR….KENTYUCKY’S GENERAL  FUND REVENUE  ROSE…..BUT FELL SHORT OF ESTIMATTES……

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON  SAYS GENERAL FUND  RECEIPTS  FOR THE  FISCAL YEAR THAT ENDED JUNE 30TH   
WERE 139-MILLION DOLLARS….OR ONE-POINT-THREE PERCENT  LESS THAT THE OFFICIAL REVENUE ESTIMATE ….WHICH
PROJECTED GROWTH OF TWO-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT….
HOWEVER…..GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS FOR THE YEAR WERE ONE-PONT-THREE PERCENT MORE THAN COLLECTIONS LAST
YEAR…..

CHILTON SAYS REVENUS WERE ON PACE TO REACH FULL-YEAR GROWTH ESTIMATES……UNTIL A SLUMP BETWEEN MARCH
AND JUNE…..WHEN CORPORATE REVENUES FELL IN MARCH…..

ALSO FOR THE JUST COMPLETED FISCAL YEAR……THE ROAD FUND GREW AFTER TWO STRAIGHT YEARS OF DECLINE……



GRANT PUBLIC HEARING
07/11/17

AMY SCOTT….FROM BRADD…..CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING LAST NIGHT CONCERNING  A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
BLOCK GRANT THE CITY IS APPLYING FOR…..FOR THE RENOVATION OF THE OLD  “L  AND N” DEPOT….

THE CITY IS SEEKING A 500-THOUSND DOLLAR  “C-D-B-G” GRANT….AND 252-THOUSAND  DOLLARS  IN TRANSPORTATION  
GRANT MONEY……
THE PROJECT  WILL RESTORE THE OLD FREIGHT DEPOT….WHICH IS STILL STANDING…. AND BUILD ANOTHER TWO-STORY
PASSENGER DEPOT THAT WAS TAKEN DOWN…..
FUNDS ARE ALSO BEING RAISED TO MOVE AN OLD LOCOMOTIVE TO THE SITE…..



PENCE
07/11/17

VICE-PRRESIDENT MIKE PENCE WILL BE IN LEXINGTON TOMORROW…..TO TALK ABOUT REPUBLICAN EFFORTS TO REPEAL AND
REPLACE THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT……

THIS WILL BE PENCE’S  FIRST VISIT TO LEXINGTON  SINCE BECOMING  VICE-PRESIDENT…….AND ONLY HIS SECOND VISIT TO
KENTUCKY SINCE TAKING OFFICE…….AS HE WAS IN LOUISVILLE IN MARCH…..



SPORTS
07/20/17

IT’S NOT HARD TO PICK OUT THE TOP COLLEGE FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL TEAMS…..BUT WHICH SCHOOL IS THE MOST
ATHLETIC  IN THE LAND….

YAHOO SPORTS HAS RANKED  THE “POWER FIVE SCHOOLS”… WHICH COME FROM THE ATLANTIC COAST…..BIG-12….BIG-10….
PAC-12…AND SOUTHERN CONFERENCES…..PLUS  NOTRE DAME…….
AND THE SCHOOL THAT TOPS   THE LIST HASN’T WON A FOOTBALL OR BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SINCE WORLD WAR TWO…..
BUT STANFORD HAS  WON AT LEAST ONE N-C-A-A  NATIONAL TITLE FOR 41-CONSECUTIVE YEARS….INCLUDING FOUR  LAST  
SCHOOL YEAR…..

KENTUCKY COMES IN 18TH……LOUISVILLE IS 28TH……AND TENNESSEE IS 36TH……







OPIOID PAINKILLER BEING PULLED
07/10/17

IN TWENTY-15…..MORE THAN 225  KENTUCKIANS DIED FROM A DRUG OVEDOSE WITH OPANA IN THEIR BLOOD….

NOW THE MAKERS  OF THE OPIOID PAINKILER SAYS THEY WILL NO LONGER SELL THE DRUG….AND ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY
BESHEAR  IS CALLING THE MOVE…..A .FIRST STEP….IN THE FIGHT AGAINST  WHAT HE BELIEVES  IS THE SINGLE GREATEST
THREAT  TO KENTUKCY…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S DRUG EPIDEMIC…..

THE F-D-A  HAD PREVIOUSLY DETERMINED THE REFORMULATED…. OPANA  E-R….. CAN STILL BE READILY PREPARED FOR
INJECTION AND CAN BE CRUSHED WITH COMMON ITEMS FOR SNORTING……

LAST MONTH….BESHEAR ANNOUNCED HIS OFFICE INTENDS TO SUE  DRUG MANUFACTURERS……DISTRIBUTORS…..AND
RETAILERS WHERE THERE IS EVIDENCE THAT THEY CONTRIBUTED TO THE OPIDEMIC BY ILLEGALLY MARKETING…..AND
SELLING OPIOIDS TO KENTUCKIANS……



FATAL-CASEY
07/10/17

STATE POLICE FROM THE COLUMBIA POST SAY A FOUR VEHICLE ACCIDENT….FIVE MILES NOTH OF LIBERTY…… ON   U-S ONE-
27….CLAIMED ONE LIFE AND INJURED SIX OTHERS….

26 YEAR OLD LPHILLIP DILLION OF DANVILLE DIED AT THE CASEY COUNTY HOSPTIAL….

THE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION……



CITY COUNCIL
07/10/17

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



MEETINGS
07/10/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE BEEKEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW MORNING AT 9 ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS, THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER AND HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED
COUNCILS BOTH MEET TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4 AND THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISGTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
MEET AT 5…..

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



SPORTS
07/10/17

THE KENTUCKY   MEN’S BASKETBALL SCHEUDLE FOR NEXT SEASON IS NOW COMPLETE……

THE WILDCATDS HAVE ADDED EXHIBITION GAMES WITH THOMAS MORE COLLEGE ON OCTOBER 27TH……AND WITH CENTRE
COLLEGE ON NOVEMBER THIRD…..

DURING  JOHN CALIPARI’S TENURE…..KENTUCKY HAS PLAYED AN EXHIBITION GAME AGAISNT AT LEAT ONE INSTATE
PROGRAM…..AND THEY TRADITIONALLY GIVE EACH TEAM AROUND……20-TO-25-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..FOR PLAYING IN THE
EXHIBITION GAMES…..







REAL I-D
07/07/17

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS  GIVEN KENTUCKY  MORE TIME TO COMPLY WITH THE   FEDERAL  “REAL I-D” LAW…….

THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY   HAS GIVEN THE COMMONWEALTH UNTIL  OCTOBER  10TH  TO COMPLY   WITH  
THE   “REAL I-D”  ACT…..HOWEVER…. STATE OFFICIALS  SAY THEY WILL ASK   FOR  ANOTHER EXTENSION IN OCTOBER THAT WILL
GIVE THEM UNTIL JANUARY TWENTY-19……

EARLIER THIS YEAR…..THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PASSED A LAW ALLOWING KENTUCKIANS TO PURCHASE  A “VOLUNTARY
TRAVEL I-D”…..THAT WOULD REPLACE THE STANDARD DRIVER’S LICENSE…..BUT THEY WON’T BE AVAILABLE  UNTIL TWENTY-
19….

THE TRAVEL I-D’s ARE OPTIONAL……BUT IF YOU DON’T HAVE ONE…..YOU WON’T BE ABLE TO USE YOUR STANDARD DRIVER’S
LICENSE TO BOARD A DOMESTIC FLIGHT OR ENTER A MILITARY BASE……



SHRED DAY
07/07/17

WHITE PLAINS BAPTIST CHURCH’S ANNUAL….FREE SHRED DAY…..WILL BE TOMORROW FROM  EIGHT-30 TO 12-30…..

THE TRUCK FROM LAND SHARK SHREDDING WILL BE AVAILABLE   TO SHRED DOCUMENTS…….

A COUNTY RECYCLE TRAILER  WILL ALSO BE ON SITE TO ACCEPT COMPUTERS….. MONITORS….TELEPHONES….PRINTERS….
AND  TEVELSIONS   21-INCHES OR LESS….
AND THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT   WILL  ALSO BE ON SITE TO ACCEPT OLD PRESCRIPTION  MEDICATIONS   
FOR PROPER  DISPOSAL……..



PURSUIT
07/07/17

THE E’TOWN POST OF THE STATE POLICE WAS NOTIFIED OF A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON I-65…..SOUTH OF UPTON……THAT
RESULTED IN A VEHICLE  BEING STOLEN….

38 YEAR OLD ANGEL WALLACE OF BOWLING GREEN WAS TRAVELING NOTH IN A  TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE  TOYOTA…..WHEN SHE
LOST  CONTOL OF HER VEHICLE AND  IT OVERTUTNED….A GOOD SAMARITAN  STOPPED  TO ASSIST….WHEN WALLTEN TOOK
THEIR VEHICLE…..
SHE TRAVELED NORTH ON THE INTER-STATE….EXITING AND  RE-ENTERING THE INTER-STATE  AT THE SONORA  EXIT….
WALLACE REFUSED TO STOP FOR TROOPERS  AND A PURSUIT ENSUED  THRU HART AND BARREN COUNTIES……
WALLACE TRAVELED THRU THE WORK ZONE AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED UNTIL SHE REACHED THE HORSE CAVE EXIT WHERE
TIRE DEFLATION DEVICES WERE USED…. CAUSING THE DRIVER’S SIDE TIRES TO DEFLATE…..BUT SHE CONTINUED ON….
FINALLY STOPPING AT THE PARK CITY EXIT….
WALLACE WAS LODGED IN THE HART COUNTY JAIL….FACING A NUMBER OF CHARGES…..INCLUDING THEFT, WANTON
ENDANGERMENT, RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AND DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE…..



STABBING
07/07/17

THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING A STABBING THAT INJURED TWO PERSONS…

DEPUTIES RESPONDED O THE  NORTH NEEDMORE ACRES ROAD AREA….TO REPORTS OF TWO SUBJECTS COVERED IN
BLOOD….THAT’S WHERE THEY LOCATED A MALE AND FEMALE WHO BOTH HAD  BEEN INJURED  BY AN EDGED WEAPON…AT
ANOTHER RESIDENCE…..

THEY TOLD OFFICERS THAT THE SUSPECT HAD FLED THE SCENE…
BOTH INDIVIDUALS WERE TAKEN TO T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL….AND NO OTHER INFORMATION  IS BEING RELEASED
AT THIS TIME…….



CORVETTE DRIVE
07/07/17

IF YOU’VE EVER WANTED TO DRIVE A CORVETTE…. THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUESUM…..MOTOR SPORTS PARK IS OFFERING
YOU THAT CHANCE…. AS THEY HAVE RECEIVED  FIVE CORVETTE…Z-51’s…. FOR THE PUBLIC TO DRIVE…..

THE TRACK IS OFFERING AN  EXPERIENCE PROGRAM….WHERE  INDIVIDUALS CAN LEARN “ IN-THE-CLASSROOM”  AND  “ON-THE-
TRACK”  WITH A TOURING LAP PROGRAM……WHICH  BEGINS MONDAY…..BUT YOU MUST CALL AND MAKE A RESSERVATION TO
PARTICIPATE……



RIBBON CUTTING
07/07/17

A RIBBON CUTTING  WAS HELD YESTERDAY MORNING  TO CELEBRATE THE COMPLETION OF PHASE-ONE….OF THE  I-65 TO U-S
31-W CONNECTOR  PROJECT….

THE CEREMONY OPENED THE NEW   I-65 INTERCHANGE AT MILE MAKER 30  AND A FOUR-LANE  CONNECTOR ROAD TO   U-S
68…..
THE SECOND PHASE OF THE PROJECTE……PLANNED FOR NEXT YEAR…..WILL CREATE  A TWO-LANE  ROAD  FROM  U-S 68 TO
31-W……..



SPORTS
07/07/17

THE NASCAR TRIPLE HEADER WEEK END…..CONTINUES AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY TONIGHT…..WITH THE  XFINITY SERIES
“ALSCO 300”…….








LOTTERY HIT ONE-BILLION
07/06/17

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS 28-YEAR HISTORY…..KENTUCKY LOTTERY SALES HAVE EXCCEEDED ONE-BILLION DOLLARS….

LOTTERY OFFICIAL  SAY OVER-ALL TICKET SALES……FOR THE JUST-ENDED FISCAL YEAR…..SURPASSED THE LAST YEAR’S
RECORD-BREAKING AMOUNT BY THREE-POINT-TWO MILLION DOLLARS….

SCRATCH-OFF  TICKETS WERE ONCE AGAINST THE LARGEST INDIVIDUAL GAME WITH SALE OF  604-MILLON DOLLARS….WHICH  
WAS UP BY SIX-AND-A-HALF MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE PREVIOUS…..KENO HAD THE LARGEST PERCENTAGE INCREASE….
RISING 15-PERCNEDT TO 76-MILLION DOLLARS…..WHILE POWER BALL SALES DROPPED SHARPLY FROM LAST YEAR…..

AND THE LOTTERY TRANSFERS TO THE COMMONWEALTH REACHED A RECORD 252-MILLION DOLLARS……WHICH WAS AN
INCREASE OF  TWO-POINT-FIVE MILLION…….



REPORT
07/05/17

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE HAS RRELEASED THE JUNE ACTIVITY REPORT…..

DURING THE MONTH TROOPERS AND DETECTIVES ISSUED 15-HUNDRED-EIGHT CITATIONS….WITH 254 BEING FOR SPEEDING
AND 274 FOR SEATBELT VIOLATIONS….
22   D-U-I ARRESTS WERE MADE….12-HUNDRED-14  COMPLIANTS WERE ANSWERED…. AND 104 ACCIDENTS WERE
INVESTIGATED…..
47-CRIMINAL  CASES WERE OPENED AND 190-CRIMINAL ARRESTS WERE MADE…..



NEW NATURE PRESERVE
07/05/17

THE STATE NATURE PRESERVE COMMISSION  IS OPENING A NEW PRESERVE  IN NORTHEASTERN  KENTUCKY LATER  THIS
MONTH….

THE CROOKED CREEK STATE NATURE PRESERVE… IN LEWIS COUNTY…. WILL OPEN JULY 15TH…..
THE 728-ACRE PRECERVE HAS A  ONE-POINT-35 MILE  TRIAL AND THE OPENING DAY EVENT WILL INCLUDE  A FREE GUIDEED
HIKE…..
THE NATUE COMMISSION  WILL DEVELOP TRAIL MAPS   AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS…..AS-WELL-AS MANAGE HAITATE ALONG
THE TRAIL AND SURROUNDING NATURE PRESERVE….
WHILE LEWIS COUNTY FISCAL COURT WILL ASSISTN WITH PARKING LOT UPKEEP AND ROUTINE  MOWING  AND TRIAL
MAINTENANCE…..



4H AGENT
07/05/17

A WELCOME RECEPTION WAS HELD AT THE ALLEN COUINTY EXTENSION FACILITY Y YESTERDAY FOR NEW 4-H AGENT ANNA
MEADOR….

MEADOR……WHO WAS RAISED ON A 25-HUNDRED ACRE FARM IN SIMPSON COUNTY… GRADUATED FROM  U-K THIS SPRING
AND HAS BEEN INVOVLED IN 4-H SINCE  THE AGE OF FOUR….

MEADOR ASSUMES THE POSITION  FOLLOWING THE RETIREMENT OF MARTHA ARTERURN WHO WAS ALLEN COUNTY 4-H AGENT
FOR 37-YEARS……



SPORTS
07/06/17

THE NASCAR TRIPLE-HEADER WEEK-END BEGINS TONIGHT AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY WITH THE CAMPING WORLD TRUCK
SEREIS…..TIM BRAY WITH THE SPEEDWAY TELLS US MORE……
NEWS-3……………….1:08………..Q-OF JULY
THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY IS LOCATED IN SPARTA……WHICH IS ABOUT HALF-WAY BETWEEN LOUISVILLE AND CINCINNATI……







RECEPTION
07/05/17

A   WELCOME RECEPTON FOR ALLEN COUNTY’S NEW 4-H AGENT….ANNA MEADOR….WILL BE HELD THIS AFTERNOON FROM
THREE TO FIVE AT THE ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION FACILITY  LOCATED AT 200 EAST MAIN STREET…..



WKU NEW PRESIDENT
07/05/17

WESTERN KENTUCKY  UNIVERSITY’S  NEW PRDSIDENT HAS OFFICIALLY TAKE THE REINS OF HIS POSITION…..AS TIMOTNY
CABONI STARTED HIS NEW ROLE MONDAY…. AS THE 10TH PRESIDENT  OF WESTERN….

CABONI COMES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS….AND HE SUCCEEDS GARY RANSDELL WHO RETIRED AFTER LEADING THE
INSTITUTION  FOR 20 YEARS……

CARBONI EARNED HIS  MASTER’S DEGREE AT  WESTERN……HIS BACHELOR’S  FROM L-S-U AND HIS DOCTORATE  FROM
VANDERBILT……



FANCY FARM
07/05/17

THE 137TH ANNUAL FANCY FARM PICNIC IS COMING UP THE FIRST WEEK-END IN AUGUST……
AGRICULTURE  COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES, AUDITOR  MIKE HARMON AND ATTORNEY GENERAL  ANDY BESHEAR  WILL
ATTEND THIS YEAR’S PICNIC…..BUT GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  WILL NOT….

FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN   JAME COMER  SAYS HE WILL ATTEND….

AND FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER BOBBY RICHARDSON FROM GLASGOW WILL SERVE AS MASTER-OF-CEREMONIES……



WARREN SHOOTING
07/05/17

THE WARREN COUINTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS LOOKING FOR  A BOWLING GREEN MAN IN CONNECTION WITH A
SHOOTING…

REPORTEDLY….. A LARGE PARTY WAS UNDERWAY  WHEN 20 YEAROLD RYAN LAMBERT OF BOWLING GREEN WAS SHOT BY 20
YEAR OLD RUDOLPH  RANKINS…. WHO FLED THE SCENE ON FOOT….

LAMBERT WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL  CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN….AND AUTHORITIES  SAY RANKINS SHOULD BE
CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS……



ARREST
07/05/17

A MAMMOTH CAVE MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN THE DEATH OF A MUNFORDVILLE MAN….
28 YEAR OLD NICHOLAS WILSON HAS BEEN ARRST AND CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF MURDER……
MONDAY MORNING …..MUNFORDVILLE POLCIE WERE CALLED TO DO A WELFARE CHECK  OF 59 YEAR OLD TIMOTHY DEVORE  AT
HIS RESIDENCE  ON OLD MAIN STREET…..WHERE  OFFICERS NOTICED SIGNS  OF “FOUL PLAY” AND STATE POPLCIE WERE
CALLED….

LATER THAT NIGHT…..DEVORE AND HIS VEHICLE WERE FOUND IN THE CITY LIMITS OF MUNFORDVILLE…..



KY MEDICAID CHANGES
07/05/17

LAST YEAR…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN ASKED THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR PERMISSION TO OVERHAUL  THE
COMMONWEALTH’S  MEDICAID  PROGRAM….AND NOW THE GOVERNOR HAS UPDATED THAT PLAN…..

STATE OFFICIALS SAY THE CHANGES WOULD INCREASED  TAXPAYER SAVINGS TO 358-MILLION DOLLARS   BY TWENTY-21….BUT
IT ALSO MEANS A TOTAL OF 95-THOUSAND  PEOPLE……NINE-THOUSAND MORE THAN ORIGINALLY PROPOSED…. WOULD LOSE
THEIR MEDICAID  COVERAGE……

BEVIN  SAYS KENTUCKY  CAN’T AFFORD TO PAY FOR ALL OF THE NEW  PEOPLE  WHO WERE ALLOWED  TO ENROLL IN
MEDICAID   BECAUSE  OF THE FEDERAL  “AFFORDABLE  CARE ACT”…..ESPECIALLY WITH THE COMMONWEALTH FACING  A MULTI-
BILLION-DOLLAR  PUBLIC PENSION  SHORTFALL…..



RESIDENTS RETURN HOME
07/05.17

RESIDENTS OF THE CASEY COUNTY    WERE ALLOWED BACK INTO THEIR HOMES AND MOST BUSINESSES LAST NIGHT….
FOLLOWING A FUEL SPILL EARLIER IN THE DAY….

A TANKER TRUNK OVER-TURNED AND SPILLED AN ESTIMATED THOUSAND-GALLONS OF FUEL BEHIND THE DOGWALK
MARKER….

AND ANOTHER SEVEN-THOUSAND GALLONS HAD TO BE TRANSFERRED OFF THE TANKED…..WHICH WAS RIGHTED LAST
NIGHT….



PETE
07/05/17
06:05AM

81 YEAR OLD ARLETA JEAN PETE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..
GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT MT. PLEASANT CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; TONY PETE…..THREE SONS; ROBERT SKINNER OF WASHINGTON, DON SKINNER OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND MIKE MATHIS OR OREGON…. THREE DAUGHTERS; TINA FERGUSON OF MICHIGAN AND TAMMY O’DELL AND
TRISH PETE BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; KENNY LAMAS OF OREGON…..AND A SISTER; LORAINNE BOSWICK OF
OKLAHOMA…..SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



JOHNSON
07/05/17

77 YEAR OLD HAROLD JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY
TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO VICTORY HILL MINISTRIES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; CENETTA JOHNSON…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; HANK AND DEAN AND REBECCA…..
AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; PAULA AND MARK COOK ALL OF FLORIDA…..THREE STEP-SONS AND STEP-DAUGHTERS-IN-
LAW; RONALD AND PATRICIA GRIFFIN OF TEXAS, RODNEY AND HEATHER GRIFFIN OF MINNESOTA AND PHILLIP AND KRISTEN
GRIFFIN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; CLIFFORD AND MARY LOIS OF FLORIDA…..THREE
GRANDCHILDREN, NINE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN, A GREAT-GRANDCHILD AND SIX STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
07/05/17

THE CARDINALS HOST MIAMI…..
THE REDS PLAY IN COLORADO….
THE BRAVES ARE AT  HOME TO TAKE ON HOUSTON…..

AND THE HOT RODS TANGLE WITH DAYTON AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK….







GIVENS GIVES UP LEADERSHIP POST
07/03/17

CITING….PRESSING FAMILY CONCERNS…..STATE SENATOR  DAVID GIVENS HAS RESIGNED HIS POST AS SENATE PRESIDEN
PRO TEM…

GIVENS….WHO WILL REMAIN A RANK-AND-FILE MEMBER DIDN’T ELABORATE ON HIS REASON FOR GIVING UP THE LEADERSHIP
POST……

HE REPRESENTS THE  NINTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT WHICH IS COMPRISED  OF ALLEN……BARREN….. GREEN….
METCALFE……MONROE…..AND SIMPSON COUNTIES……



AMISH FARMER SENTENCED
07/03/17

AN AMISH FARMER HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO SIX YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR SELLING IMPROPERLY  LABELED HRBAL
SALVE….

57 YEAR OLD SAMEUL GIROD HAS BEEN MAKE AND SELL CHICKWEE SALVE FOR YEARS ON HIS FARM IN BATH COUNTY…..
HOWEVER…..THE F-D-A  LABELED THE SALVE A DRUG….WHICH BROUGHT IT UNDER FEDERAL REGULATON….

FEDERAL PROSECUTORS ACCUSED GIROD OF MANUFACTURING THE HERBAL SALVE IN AN ESTABLISHMENT THAT WAS NOT
REGISTERED WITH THE F-D-A….AND PACKAGED IN A CONTAINER THAT “FAILED TO BEAR LABELING CONTAINING ADEQUATE
DIRECTIONS FOR USE”…..…..

GIROD MUST ALSO  PAY 14-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN RESTITUTION…..AND PER COUNT ASSESSMENT EQUALING 13-HUNDRED
DOLLARS….
AND AFTER SERVING THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE….HE COULD RESUEMD MAKING HIS PRODUCTS IN A LEGAL
MANNER…..



ARREST
07/03/17

A BOWLING GREEN MAN IS FACING SEVERAL CHARGES FOLLOWING HIS ARREST BY THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S
DEPARTMENT….

THE DEPUTY  ATTEMPTED TO STOP THE A  VEHCILE AT THE INTER-SECTION OF VETERAN’S MEMORIAL AND GLEN LILY ROAD….
BUT IT FLED THE AREA….AND A PURSUIT ENSUED…

THE DRIVER…..30 YEAR OLD BRYAN GRIFFIN….FLED ON FOOT IN THE AREA OF SCOTT WAY AND MITCHELL COURT…..BEFORE
HE WAS LOCATED  IN THE  600 BLOCK  OF GODDON AVENUE……



WKU STUDENT NAMED MISS KY
07/03/17

A WESTERN KENTUCKY UNVERSITY STUDENT  HAS BEEN CROWNED MISS KENTUCKY…

20 YEAR OLD  MOLLY MATNEY….A JUNIOR  “AG” MAJOR AT WESTERN WHO’S PLATFORM IS “FARM FIT”….WILL REPRESENT THE
COMMONWEALTH  IN THE MISS AMERICA PAGEANT IN SEPTEMBER…..

MATNEY WAS COMPETING AS MISS MAMMOTH CAVE AREA……



MEETINGS
07/03/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEETS TONIGHT AT 6:30 AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE
CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING SCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW HAS BEEN MOVED
TO JULY 11TH……AND IF YOUR GROUP IS SCHEDULED TO MEET TOMORROW….YOU’LL WANT TO CHECK AND IF THEY WILL
MEET BECAUSE OF THE FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY…..

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



SPORTS
07/03/17

FRANKLIN’S KENNY PERRY CLAIMED HIS SECOND….U-S SENIOR OPEN  YESTERDAY….. .BY TWO STROKES…..AS HE FINISHED  
16-UNDER PAR….

PERRY’S 264 TOTAL WAS THREE STROKES BETTER THAN THE U-S SENOR OPEN RECORD……SET BY HALE IRWIN IN TWO-
THOUSAND…..AND MATDHED  BY PERRY IN TWENTY-13……







4TH DRIVING
06/30/17

THE EXTRA LONG FOURTH OF JULY WEEK-END IS HERE…..AS IT BEGINS AT SIX TONIGHT AND RUNS UNTIL MIDNIGHT
TUESDAY…..

SOME 38-MILLION MOTORISTS WILL HIT THE ROAD….WHICH IS AN INCREASE  OF ALMOST  THREE-PERCENT OVER LAST
YEAR……

10-PEOPLE DIED ON THE COMMONWELTH’S ROADWAYS LAST FOURTH OF JULY…… WITH THREE OF THOSE BEING ALCOHOL
RELATED…..



GRIMES WON’T RELEASE INFO
06/30/17

SECRETRY OF STATE ALISON GRIMES SAYS HER OFFICE  WILL NOT COMPLY WITH A REQUEST BY THE PRESIDENT’S
COMMISSION ON ELECTION INTEGRITY…..

THE COMMISSION….WHICH IS LOOKING INTO ALLEGED ACTS OF VOTER FRAUD…. SENT LETERS TO ALL 50 STATES ASKING FOR
NANES….ADDRESSES…DATE OF BIRTH…..PARTY AFFILIATION…..THE LAST FOUR DIGITS OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS…..AND
VOTING HISTORY DATING BACK TO TWO-THOUSAND-SIX….


CALIFORNIA AND VIRGINA HAVE  ALSO SAID THEY WILL NOT RELEASE THE INFORMATION…..



FIREFIGHTERS TO ARIZONA
06/30/17

FIREFIGHTERS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH ARE IN ARIZONA TO HELP FIGHT WILDFIRES  NEAR SAN CARLOS…..

THE KENTUCKY DIVISION OF FORESTY SAYS THE 20-MEMBER CREW IS MAD OF OF FIREFIGHTERS FROM THE DIVISION OF
FORESTY…...DANIEL BOONE NATIONAL FOREST…..AND CUMBERLAND GAP NATIONAL PARK…..



LIVER
06?/30/17

86 YEAR OLD GILLIS W. OLIVER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  WEDNESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN DOVER
CEMETERY…. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 THIS MORNING (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY
MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO DOVER CEMETERY……


HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; CHRISTINE OLIVER…..A DAUGHTER; JENNIFER DOWNING OS SCOTTSVILLE….AND A STEP-SISTER;
DOT CALVERT OF FRANKLIN…..A GRANDCHILD AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/30/17

BELFRY HIGH SCHOOL HEAD FOOTBALL COACH….PHILIP HAYWOOD……HAS BECOME THE FIRST KENTUCKY COACH TO BE
NAMED….NATIONAL FOOTBALL COACH OF THE YEAR .BY THE NANTIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC COACHES ASSOCIATION…..

HAYWOOD…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S ALL-TIME WINNINGEST HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH WITH  417 CAREER
VICTORIES…...CAPPED A 14-AND ONE SEASON LAST YEAR…..BY LEADING THE PIRATES TO THEIR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE STATE
TITLE…..







MURRAY DORM EXPLOSION
06/29/17

A REPORTED NATURAL GAS LEAK AT A MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY DORM CAUSED SERIOUS DAMAGE TO THE STRUCTURE…..
THE BLAST  GUTTED THE GROUND FLOOR AND DAMAGED PARTS OF THE SECOND FLOOR…..DEBRA FROM THE EXPLOSION
FLEW INTO NEARBY BUILDINGS…..BUT DAMAGE TO THE OTHER STRUCTURES WAS MINOR……

NO STUDENTS WERE USING THE BUILDING…..BUT ONE UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEE WAS INJURED….
AND  NONE OF THE STUDENTS ON CAMPUS FOR THE GOVERNOR’S SCHOLARS PROGRAM  WAS INJURED…..



PARK CITY EXPANSION
06/29/17

BLUEGRASS SUPPLY CHAIN SERVICES….WILL INVEST ALMOST TWO-MILLION DOLLARS  TO LEASE AND UPGRADE A BUILDING IN
PARK CITY FOR OFFICE AND WAREHOUSE SPACE THAT WILL CREATED 27 NEW FULL-TIME POSITIONS…AND WILL INVEST JUST
OVER ONE-AND-A HALF MILLION DOLLARS FOR SIMILAR  UPGRADES IN SHEPHERDSVILLE THAT WILL CREATE  24  NEW FULL-
TIME JOBS….

HEADERQUARTERED  IN BOWLINGGREEN  SINCE TWO-THOUSAND TWO…...BLUEGRASS SUPPLY PROVIDES  WAREHOUSE….
QUALITY SUPPORT….LIGHT ASSEMBLY….AND TRANSPORTATION  MANAGEMENT SERVICES  TO CUSTOMERS  IN FOUR STATES…..



ARREST
06/29/17

THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE WAS CALLED TO A RESIDENCE IN CAVE CITY AFTER STATE POLICE DETECTED THE
ORDER OF MARIJUAN INSIDE….

CONSENT TO SEARCH WAS GIVEN….AND OFFICERS FOUND JUST OVER 11-GRAMS OF MARIJUANA, CRYSTAL METH,
PRESCRIPTION PILLS AND SUSPECTED ECSTACY…..

27 YEAR OLD BLAKE DYALN LAWLER   WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCE-METH, POSSESSION OF A LEGEND DRUG AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..



GUILTY PLEA
06/29/17

A HORSE CAVE MAN AND LARUE COUNTY COACH HAS PLEADED GUILT TO SEXUAL MISCONDUCT INVOLVING A JUVENILE…..

48 YEAR OLD KELTON “SIMON” FORD WAS ORGINALLY CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ABUSE…..BUT AS PART OF A PLEA AGREEMENT….
THE CHARGE  WAS AMENDED TO SEXUAL MISCONDUCT OF A VICTIM  UNDER  18….

FORD WILL RECEIVE TWO YEARS PROBATION….HE’S TO HAVE NO CONTACT WITH THE VICTIM OR HER FAMILY…..HE WILL MAKE  
NO ATTEMPT TO TEACH OR COACH DURING THE PROATION PERIOD…..AND WILL PAY COURT COSTS…..



BESHEAR TO SUE COMPANIES
06/29/17

WITH A RECORD NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS DYING FROM OPIOID OVERDOSES…..

ATTORNEY GENERAL  ANDY BESHEAR   SAYS  HIS  OFFICE PLANS TO SUE UP TO 10 DRUG MANUFACTURERS…..
DISTRIBUTORS….AND RETAILERS L FOR  WHAT HE SAYS IS THEIR ROLE  IN FUELING THE COMMNWEALTH’S  OPIOID EPIDEMIC  
BY ILLEGALY MARKETING AND SELLING OPIOIDS TO KENTUCKIANS….



FOOD DONATION BILL
06/29/17

A NEW KENTUCKY LAW  WILL SHIELD ENTITIES  DONATING  FOOD TO NONPROFITS….FROM LIABILITY……WITH THE GOAL OF
INCREASISNG FOOD DONATIONS…….

THE  “FOOD IMMUNITY BILL”  PROTECTS  MARKETS…..FARMERS…..AND OTHER GROUPS FROM LAWSUITS AND CRIMINAL
CHARGES IF SOMEONE GETS SICK AFTER EATING THEIR DONATONS……PROVIDING THERE WAS NO INTENTIAL
MISCONDUCT……

A  FEDERAL GOOD SAMARITAN LAW ALREADY PROVIDED LEGAL PROTECTIONS FOR FOOD DONATIONS…..BUT FEAR OF LEGAL
ACTON WAS SENDING FOOD TO TRASH BINS INSTEAD OF FOOD BANKS…..AND ITS  HOPED THE NEW LAW WILL GIVE RETAILERS
MORE CONFIDENCE AND MAY LEAD TO MORE PEERISHABLE DONATIONS



SPORTS
06/29/17

THERE WILL BE INCREASED LAW ENFORCEMENT ON THE COMMONWEALTH’S WATERWAYS THIS WEEK END…..AS PART OF A
NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO DETER IMPAIRED BOATING….

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE   SAYS OPERATION “ DRY WATER”…….WILL BE  CONDUCTED TOMORROW   
THRU JULY SECOND….

THE DEPARTMENT SAYS INPAIRED BOATING IS A LEADING CONTRIBUTOR IN BOATING DEATHS……







FISCAL COURT
06/28/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE TRAMMEL FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND GAVE
FINAL APPROVAL TO THE TWENTY-17-18 BUDGET…..

THE COURT APPOINTED  JESSICA CLINE AS COUNTY TREASURER…..REPLACING MELBA PATRICK WHO IS RETIRING FRIDAY…….
AND A RECEPTION FOR PATRICK  WILL BE HELD FRIDAY AFTERNOON…..FROM TWO TO FOUR…..IN THE FISCAL COURT MEETING
ROOM  IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING……



COMER RELEASES TAX RETURNS
06/28/17

FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN JAMES COMER HAS REIGNITED  AN OLD POLITICAL RIVALRY BY PUBLICLY RELEASING HIS
PERSON INCOME TAX RETURNS…..AND QUESTIONING  WHY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HASN’T DONE THE SAME……

COMER WAS ONE OF SIX MEMNERS OF CONGRESS TO RELEASE TAX RETURNS AT THE REQUEST OF ROLL CALL…..WHICH IS A
WASHINGTON BASED PUBLICATION……



NEW LAWS TAKE EFFECT
06/28/17

TOMORROW……MOST OF THE LAWS THAT MADE IT THRU THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY EARLIER THIS YEAR WILL TAKE EFFECT…..
THE EXECPTIONS WERE THOSE THAT HAD EMERGENCY CLAUSES THAT TRIGGERED THEM TO TAKE EFFECT IMMEDIATELY…..
AND THOSE THAT SPECIFIED LATER EFFECTIVE DATES…..

LAWS TAKING EFFECT TOMORROW WILL ALLOW PUBLICLY FUNDED CHARTER SCHOOLS TO OPERATE IN THE
COMMONWEALTH…..ATTACKS ON FIRST RESPONDERS  WILL BE CONSIDERED A HATE CRIME DURING SENTENCING FOR
CERTAIN CRIMES…. ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO USE FEWER DAYS FOR THE SAME AMOUNT OF INSTRUCTIONAL
HOURS……ALLOWING CONSTRUCTION OF NUCLEAR POWER IN KENTUCKY……BANNING REGISTERED SEX-OFFENDERS FROM
PUBLIC PLAYGROUNDS…..ALLOW HOSPITAL PATIENTS TO DESIGNATE SOMEONE AS  A “LAY CARE GIVER” TO PROVIDE  CARE TO
THE PATIENT  WHEN THEY RETURN HOME….. AND TO ALLOW INDIVIDUALS TO SERVE ON A LOCAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION  IF
THEY HAVE AN AUNT…..UNCLE….SON-IN-LAW OR DAUGHTER-IN-LAW  EMPLOYED  BY THE DISTRICT……



DRUG OVERDOSES UP
06/28/17

ACCORDING  TO THE KENTUCKY OFFICE  OF DRUG CONTROL POLICY…..THERE WERE 14-HUNDRED-FOUR  FATAL DRUG
OVERDOZE DEATH IN THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…...WHICH WAS A SEVEN-POINT-FOUR PERCENT INCREASE FROM THE
PREVIOUS YEAR……

THE REPORT ALSO FOUND THAT FENTANYL CONTRIBUTED TO AT LEAT 623 DEATHS….AND HERION WAS A FACOT IN 456
OTHERS….

THE HIGEST NUMBER OF FATALITIES OCCURRED IN LOUISVILLE…..LEXINGTON…..AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY……
AND LESLIE COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF FATAL OVERDOSES ON A PER CAPITA BASIS……



JUNIOR LIVESTOCK EXPO
06/28/17

THE AMERICAN BLACK HEREFORD ASSOCIATION  IS HOLDING THE FIRST….A-B-H-A JUNIOR NATIONAL LIVESTOCK EXPO…..AT
THE W-K-U AG EXPO CENTER…TODAY THRU SUNDAY…..

THE A-B-H-A IS MOVING THEIR HEADQUARTERS TO THE COMMONWEALTH……

OPENING CEREMONIES WILL BE FRIDAY MORNG AT 10……



SPORTS
06/28/17

THE LADY PATRIOT  BASKETBALL TEAM  WILL HOST THEIR ANNUAL  SUMMER CAMP  JULY 17TH THRU JULY 19TH…..FROM EIGHT
TO 12NOON EACH DAY…..

THE CAMP  IS FOR GIRLS  ENTERING  PRESCHOOL THRU THE EIGHTH GRADE THIS FALL…..COST FOR THE CAMP IS 40-DOLLARS
PER CAMPER…..AND REGISTRATION WILL BE HELD THE FRIST DAY OF CAMP…..

BREAKFAST AND LUNCH WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA AS PART OF THE SUMMER FEEDING
PROGRAM……







SHERIFF’S AUDIT
06/27/17

STATE AUDITOR MIKE HARMON HAS RELEASED THE TWENTY-15 TAX AUDIT FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..

STATE LAW REQUIRES THE AUDITOR TO ANNUALLY AUDIT THE ACCOUNTS OF EACH COUNTY SHERIFF…..AND IN COMPLIANCE
WITH THE LAW…..THE AUDITOR ISSUES TWO REPORTS EACH YEAR…..ONE AUDITs THE SHERIFF’S TAX ACCOUNT AND THE
OTHER REPORTS ON THE AUDIT OF THE SHERFF’S FEE ACCOUNT WHICH IS USED TO RUN THE OFFICE……

ACCORDING TO THE JUST RELEASED TAX AUDIT…..THE SHERIFF’S FINANCIAL STATEMENT FAIRLY PRESENTS THE TAXES
CHARGED…..CREDITED….AND PAID FOR DURING THE PERIOD  OF APRIL 16TH-TWENTY-15  THRU APRIL  15TH-TWENTY-16…….
ARE IN COMFORMITY WITH THE REGULATORY BASIS OF ACCOUNTING……

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



FARMERS MARKET
06/27/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY FARMER’S MARKET IS NOW RENTING  BOOTH SPACE….AT THE “AG” PAVILION AT THE ALLEN COUNTY FAIR
GROUNDS…..FROM EIGHT TO ONE ON SATURDAYS…..NOW TO OCTOBER FIRST…..

THE COST IS 10-DOLLARS PER BOOTH AND YOU WILL NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN TABLE……

PAYMENT GOES TO THE ALLEN COUNTY FARMER’S  MARKET  AND FOR MORE INFORMATION  CALL TWO-THREE-SEVEN-14-
43……..



HAWKS
06/2717

76 YEAR OLD KENNETH ELWOOD “WOODY” HAWKS SOF ADOLPHUS DIED TODAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENGTER AT BOWLING
GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY MORNING  AT 11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME……VISITATION
BEGINS  AFTER 10 THURSDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BRENDA  SUE CALDWELL HAWKS…..A DAUGHTER; ASHLEE OF ADOLPHUS……A SON; WAYNE OF
TOMPKINSVILLE….A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; DONNELL AND BILLY JOE  WELLS OF GLASGOW…..A BROTHER;     J-W
BOWLES OF GLASGOW…A SISTER; SHELIA LAWRENCE….AND TWO  SISTERS-IN-LAW; LINDA HELSON AND MARY ANN CALDWELL
BOTH OF ADOLPHUS……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



STATE HIGHWAY PLAN
06/27/17

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION  CABINET  HAS RELEASED  A DATA-DRIVEN  LIST OF STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION
PROJECTS THAT WILL HELP GUIDE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NEXT HIGHWAY PLAN……

OVER THE PAST SEVERAL MONTHS…..THE TRANSPORTATION CABINET   EVALUATED AND SCORED  MORE THAN  11-HUNDRED
PROJECTS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……..USING THE NEW…..STRATEGIC HIGHWAY INVESTMENT FORMULA FOR
TOMORROW PROGRAM…….OR SHIFT…..
THE FORMULA IS AN OBJECTIVE APROACH THAT USES DATA ON SAFETY….. CONGESTION….ASSET MANAGEMENT…. ECONOMIC
GROWTH…..AND COST-BENEFIT RATIOS……
THE NEXT STEP  IN THE …..SHIFT PROCESS…..WILL FOCUS ON RANKING REGIONAL  PROJECTS…..AND TRANPORTATION
IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN GEOGRAPHICAL SECTIONS OF THE COMMONWEALTH…..

“SHIFT” WILL HELP PRIORITIZE SPENDING OF TWO-POINT-SIX BILLION DOLARS OVER THE NEXT SIX-YEAR CYCLE…… AS THE
CURRENT SIX-YEAR HIGHWAY PLAN HAS NEARLY SIX-BILLION DOLLARS IN UNFUNDED TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS……



DAVIS TAKES NEW POSITION
06/27/17
06:05AM

SHANE DAVIS…..WHO HAS SERVED AS PRICIPAL  AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSIVLLE HIGH SCHOOL THE LAST FOUR YEARS…..IS
THE NEW DIRECTOR OF SAFETY  AND SUPPORT SERVICES FOR ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS…..

DAVIS LEAVES THE HIGH SCHOOL AFTER ALMOST TWO-DECADES OF TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATION….

IN HIS NEW ROLE……DAVIS WILL BEWORKING ON SAFETY ASPECTS FOR THE DISTRICT…..AND THE SUPPORT ROLW WILL HAVE
HIM WORKING WITH EVERYONE IN THE DISTRICT……IN HELPING WITH THEIR NEEDS…..



BLUE GRASS RECORD
06/27/17

THE 14TH ANNUAL….BLUEGRASS ROOTS AND BRANCHES FESTIVAL IN OWENSBORO…. HAS SET A NEW ATTENANCE RECORD….

THE BLUEGRAS MUSEUM SAYS  26-THOUSAND PEOPLE…..FROM 39-STATES AND FOUR FOREIGN COUNTRIES….ATTEND THHIS
YEARS  FESTIVAL  WHICH AS HELD JUNE 21ST THRU  24TH……

THE OLD RECORD WAS  SET IN TWENTY-15….WHEN OVER 25-THOUSAND ATTENDED……



FISCAL COURT
06/27/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELS TO THE TRAMMEL FIRE DEPARTMENT TONIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..

AND TONIGHT’S FISCAL COURT MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL    12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND
SEVEN……



SPORTS
06/27/17

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY FOOTBALL…..SEASON TICKET HOLDERS….MAY BEIGN PURCHASING SINGLE-GAMES TICKETS
TOMORROW…..FOR THE WILDCATS’ SEVEN HOME GAMES THIS FALL…..

THEN SINGLE GAME TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC  STARTING JULY 14TH….

FOR SINGLE GAME TICKET PRICING…..KROGER FIELD HAS BEEN DIVIDED INTO FOUR ZONES……AND BASED ON THE
OPPONENT AND ZONE…….SINGLE GAME TICKET PRICES WILL RANGE FROM 30 TO 95 DOLLARS







NEW AC/S HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
06/26/17

THE HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MET IN SPECIAL  SESSION THIS MORNING… AT THE CENTRAL OFFICE…..TO DISCUSS
HIRING A NEW PRINCIPAL FOR ALLEN COUNTY SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL……AND FOLLOWING A ONE-AND-A HALF HOUR
CLOSED SESSION…..JOSEPH COABY WAS SELECTED AT THE NEW PRINCIPAL OF AC/S HIGH SCHOOL.

THERE WERE FIVE APPLICANTS AND THE COUNCIL INTERVIEWED THREE CANDIDATES……..



WKU BUDGET
06/26/17

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  BOARD OF REGENTS HAS APPROVED  A  414-MILLION DOLLAR BUDGET  FOR TWENTY-
17-18…..
THE NEW BUDGET IS TWO-POINT-EIGHT PERCNE MORE THAN THE CURRENT BUDGET…..AND INCLUDES  THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY’S APPROVED EQUITY ADJUSTMENT OF  TWO-POINT-34 MILLION DOLLARS IN THE STATE APPROPRIATION…. WHICH
MAKES UP  18-PERCENT OF THE TOTAL BUDGET…..

TUTION AND FEES ACCOUNT FOR 49-PERCENT OF THE BUDGET…..AND THE NEW BUDGET INCLUDES A 145-DOLLARS PER
SEMESTER INCREASE IN RESIDENT UNDERGRADUATE TUTTION……WHICH IS THE SECOND LOWEST AMONG THE
COMMONWEALTH’S PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS…..

THE REGENTS ALSO ELECTED DR. PHILLIP BALE OF GLASGOW AS CHAIRMAN…….



BGMU PHONE SCAM
06/26/17

A PHONE SCAM…..INVOLVING BOWLING GREEN MUNICIPAL UTILITIES…..HAS BEEN REPORTED…

THE SCAMMERS….WHO  CLAIM TO  REPRESENT B-G-M-U….ARE CALLING BUSINESSES AND TELLING THEM THEIR BILLS ARE
OVER DUE AND SHOULD BE PAID IMMEDIATLEY TO AVOID DISCONNECTION……

B-G-M-U SAY BILLS…..LATE NOTICES…..AND DISCONNECT INFORMATION  IS SENT THROUGH THE POSTAL SERVICE OR E-MAIL…..
AND IF YOU RECEIVE ONE OF THESE CALLS…. DO NOT GIVE OUT ANY INFORMATION  AND HANG UP……



STABBING-HORSE CAVE
06/26/17

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO  A STABBING AT A RESIDENCE  ON SOUTH  JACKSON HIGHWAY…..IN HART COUNTY…..THAT
RESULTED  IN THE DEATH OF A HORSE CAVE MAN…..

UPON ARRIVAL…..TROOPERS LOCATED  23 YEAR OLD ANICETO  PEREZ  LOPEZ OF HORES CAVE WITH A STAB WOUND TO THE
ABDOMEN…..HE WAS FLOWN TO THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE   WHERE  HE DIED OF HIS INJURIES……..

THE MALE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INJURY SUSTAINED BY LOPEZ.....AND ABOTHER MALE…..WERE ON THE SCENE WHEN
OFFICERS ARRIVED  AND THEY  HAD SUSATINED INJURIES FROM AN ALTERCATION THEY WERE IN WITH LOPEZ……



MEETINGS
06/26/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

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



SPORTS
06/26/17

KY SPEEDWAY REMOVES SEATS
06/26/17
06:05AM

WHEN THE NASCAR TRIPLE-–HEADER IS RUN AT THE KENTUCKY  SPEEDWAY…..THE FIRST WEEK-END IN JULY…..THEY’LL FIND
A REDUCED GRANDSTAND…. AS                   20-THOUSAND SEATS HAVE BEEN REMOVED….REDUCING THE SEATING FROM         
106-THOUSAND TO 86-THOUSAND…..

WHEN THE SPEEDWAY OPENED IN TWO-THOUSAND…..THE SEATING CAPACITY WAS 66-THOUSAND……BUT AFTER   SPEEDWAY
MOTOR SPORTS BOUGHT THE TRACK AND ANNOUNCED   A CUP RACE WOULD BE COMING TO THE TRACK…..SEATING WAS
INCREASED TO  106-THOUSAND….

THE FIRST CUP RACE WAS A SELL OUT…..BUT SINCE THEN….HAS NEVER COME CLOSE TO SELLING OUT AGAIN……

THE SEATS REMOVED WERE THE LEAST DESIRABLE…..AND EVEN WITH A CAPACITY OF 86-THOUSAND….KENTUCK SPEEDWAY
WILL STILL BE ONE OF THE LARGEST TRACKS ON THE NASCAR  CIRCUIT…..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
06/23/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFCIE OF EMPLOYMENT  AND TRAINING…..THE UNEMPLOYEMENT  RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY FELL FROM
THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN APRIL TO THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN MAY……AND THIS MAY’S JOBLESS RATE WAS WELL
BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT RECORDED IN MAY OF LAST YEAR…..

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH……JOBLESS RATES FELL IN 74 COUNTIES……ROSE IN 28…..AND REMAINED THE SAME  IN
18……

WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT THREE PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE  AT 16-POINT-SIX PERCENT……



ARTS ON MAIN
06/23/17

THE NEXT CONCERT AT “ARTS ON MAIN”  WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT…..

“ARTS ON MAIN”  IS LOCATED ON EAST MAIN STREET NEXT TO U-S BANK…..THE FREE CONCERT BEGINS AT SEVEN AND BE SURE
AND BRING A LAWN CHAIR OR BLANKET……
IN CASE OF RAIN…..THE CONCERT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE STREET TO THE ALLEN COUNTY  EXTENSION  OFFICE…….



ACCIDENT-BARREN
06/23/17

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED AN ACCIDENT AT THE 48-MILE MARKER….IN BARREN COUNTY….THAT INJURED ONE PERSON…..

30 YEAR OLD AMANDA  DEAN OF OHIO WAS SOUTHBOND….WHEN SHE LOST CONTROL OF HER TWENTY-10 PONTIAC…AND IT
LEFT THE ROADWAY…..AND OVERTURNED  SEVERAL TIMES IN THE MEDIAN…..EJECTING THE DRIVER……WHO WAS FLOWN TO
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT……



FORMER SHERIFF PLEAD GUILTY
06/23/17

A FORMER LARUE COUNTY SHERIFF HAS PLEAD GUILTY……IN FEDERAL COURT….TO EMBEZZLING MONEY WHILE IN OFFICE…..

58 YEAROLD BOBBY CARLTON SHOFFNER OF HODGENVILLE  ADMITTED TO TAKING  22-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN TAX
RECEIPTS……HE ALSO ADMITTED TO ACCEPTING  12-HUNDRED DOLLARS IN PENALITIES….WHICH HE WAIVED  ON THE
COUNTY COMPUTER SYSTEM AND KEPT FOR HIS PERSONAL USE…..AND HE ADMITTED TO USING THE COUNTY CREDIT CARD
TO PAY 32-HUNDRED DOLLARS IN PERSONS EXPENSES…….

SHOFFNER AGREED TO PAY  36-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN RESTITUTION TO LARU COUNTY……AND HE WILL PAY A ONE-
THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE AT SENTENCING…. WHICH IS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 21ST…….



FLAGS TO HALF-STAFF
06/23/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS DIRECTED THAT FLAG AT ALL STATE OFFIC EBUILDING BE LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF TODAY…..IN
HONOR OF SERGEANT WILLIAM BAYS….A FORT CAMPBELL SOLDIER….WHO DIED IN AFGHANISTAN ON JUNE 10TH….

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS…..BUSINESSES…… ORGANIZATIONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO
JOIN IN THE TRIBUTE BY LOWERING THEIR FLAGS TO HALF-STAFF…..



SENATE HEALTH CARE BILL
06/22/17

SENATE REPUBLICANS….YESTERDAY…..RELEASED  A 142-PAGE DRAFT OF THEIR BILL TO ELIMINATE MUCH OF THE OBAMA
HEALTH CARE LAW……AND SENATOR RAND PAUL SAY HE AND THREE OTHER REPUBLICAN SENATORS  ARE PREPARING  TO
ANNOUNCE THEIR OPPOSITON TO THE BILL AS IT’S WRITTEN…..

THE OPPOSITION PUTS THE BILL IN  JEOPARDY…..SINCE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL CAN ONLY LOST TWO
REPUBLICAN VOTES AND STILL PASS THE LEGISLATION……

PAUL SAYS THE BILL TOO CLOSELY RESEMBLES OBAMA CARE AND DOESN’T GO FAR ENOUGH TO REPEAL THE FORMER
PRESIDENT’S LAW…..

PAUL ALSO SAYS HE AND THE OTHER SENATORS ARE OPEN TO NEGOTIATION….BUT THEY NEED TO MAKE THEIR OPPOSITION
CLEAR IN ORDER TO ENSURE NEGOTIATIONS HAPPEN……




SPORTS
06/23/17

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR LOUISVILLE……AT THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES LAST NIGHT…..AS THEY LOST TO T-C-U
FOUR TO THREE….
THE CARDINALS FINISH THE SEASON WITH A 53 AND 12 RECORD…..







HOMELESS COUNT
06/22/17

THE KENTUCKY HOUSING CORPORATION SAYS THEIR ANNUAL COUNT HAS FOUND FOUR-THOUSAND-25 HOMELESS PEOPLE
LIVING IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..

THE RESULTS  OF THE POINT-IN-TIME COUNT OF PEOPLE LIVING  ON THE STREETS……IN EMERENCY SHELTERS….OTHER
TEMPORARY  HOUSING WERE RELEASED TUESDAY…..AS THE AGENCY COORDINATED A COUNT IN ALL COMMUNITIES…..
EXCEPT IN LOUISVILLE AND LEXINGTON….;WHILE SEPARATE COUNTS WERE CONDUCTED……

THE POINT-IN-TIME  COUNT FOUND 19-HUNDRED-40 HOMELESS PEOPLE……WHILE LEXINGTON REPORTED ONE-THOUSAND-
51 HOMELESS…..AND LOUISVILLE REPORTED COUNTING  ONE-THOUSAND-34  FOR A TOTAL OF FOUR-THOUSAND-25
HOMELESS IN KENTUCKY……

THE HOUSING CORPORATION  SAYS  WHILE IT’S ENCOURAGING TO SEE THE OVERALL NUMBER OF HOMELESS ON THE
DECLINE…..THE REDUCTION  ISN’T SIGNIFICANT…..AS A MAJORITY OF PEOPLE REPORTED BEING HOMELESS FOR THE FIRST
TIME……



TUITION INCREASES
06/22/17

THE AVERAGE  COST OF TUITION AND FEES….FOR FOUR YEARS AT A PUBLIC KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..WILL BE MORE THAT 39-
THOUSAND  DOLLARS  THIS FALL AFTER THE COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION  APPROVED INCREASES FOR MOST
INSTITUTIONS…..

ALL BUT TWO SCHOOLS ASKED FOR THE MAXIMUM ALLOWED…..THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE DIDN’T ASK FOR AN
INCREASE…..AND KENTTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY’S BOARD OF TRUSTEES HAS YET TO ASK FOR AN INCREASSE…..
WESTERN’S THREE-PERCENT INCREASE PUSHES THE PRICE OF A FULL-YEAR OF TUITION AND FEES TO JUST OVER 10-
THOUSAND DOLLARS…..TRAILING ONLY LOUISVILLE AND KENTUCKY…..
TUITION WILL ALSO BE INCREASING AT TWO-YEAR SCHOOLS IN THE KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
SYSTEM…..AS THE COUNCIL APPROVED A SIX-DOLLAR PER CREDIT HOUR INCREASE…..

THE COUNCIL ALSO APROVED THE DETAILS OF A NEW STATE FUNDING MODEL…. FROM NOW NOW…..35-PERCENT OF STATE
FUNDING FOR PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITYS WILL BE BASED ON THE TYPLE OF DEGREES AWARDED…..



ETHICS RULING TO BE APPEALED
06/22/17

THE KENTUCKY ETHICS  COMMISION  SAYS IT WILL APPEAL  A FEDERAL JUDGE’S ORDER ALLOWING LOBBYISTS TO DONATE TO
POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS….

IN HIS RULING…..JUDGE WILLIAM BERTELSMAN  STRUCK DOWN MOST OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ETHICS LAW REGARDING
CONTACT BETWEEN LAWMAKERS AND LOBBYISTS…..SAYING THE BAN ON LOBBYISTS GIVING  GIFTS TO LAWMAKERS AND
MAKING POLITICAL DONATIONS VIOLATED THEIR FIRST ADMENDMENT RIGHTS…..

THE ETHICS LAWS WERE PUT IN PLACE IN THE MID-1990’s…...AFTER  22 LAWMAKERS AND LOBBYISTS WERE CHARGED WITH
GIVING AND ACCEPTING BRIBES…..



LOUISVILLE OFFICER SHOT
06/22/17

LOUISVILLE METRO POLICE  ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR THE INDIVIDUAL  WHO ALLEGEDLY  SHOT AT OFFICERS…..STRIKING
ONE IN THE FOOT….

OFFICERS  WHERE CALLED TO REPORTS OF A SUSPICIOUS PERSON TRYING TO OPEN DOORS……
AS THEY APPROCAHCE HE TOOK OFF RUNNING….AND AS THEY CAME AROUND A CORNER……THE SUSPECT OPENED
FIRE…………



SPORTS
06/22/17

AT THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES…..

LOUISVILLE TAKES ON T-C-U……







NEW CHURCHILL FACILITY
06/21/17

CHURCHILL DOWNS INCORPORATED HAS ANNOUINCED PLANS TO BUILD A 60-MILLION DOLLAR….STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY
IN LOUISVILLE….THAT WILL INCLUDE EXOTIC WAGERING……A SPORTS BAR AND RESTAURANT…..600-RACING MACHINES…..
AND A PLAYERS CLUB……

THE PROJECT  WILL CREATE  250 CONSTRUCTION  JOBS…….AND ANOTHER  200 NEW FULL AND  PART-TIME JOBS TO MANAGE
THE FACILITY WHICH WILL OPEN  NEXT SUMMER……

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT COMES ON THE HEELS OF CHURCHILL’S DECISION TO RELOCATE ITS….TWIN-SPIRES-DOT-COM
BUSINESS…..TO LOUISVILLE  FROM SILICON  VALLEY-CALIFORA……CREATING MORE THAN  70-NEW JOBS……



ARREST
06/21/17

BOWLING GREEN POLICE HAVE MADE AN ARREST IN CONNECTION WITH TWO RECENT ROBBERIES…..

OFFICERS SAY 20 YEAR OLD CALEB HALL OF BOWLING GREEN CONFESSED TO ROBBING THE DOLLAR GENERAL STORE…..ON
THE 31-W  BY-PASS ON JUNE 17TH AND LONG JOHN SILVERS  ON THE BY-PASS JUNE 19TH…..

HALL HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF ROBBERY……..



MISSING MAN
06/21/17

LOUISVILLE METRO POLICE  ARE LOOKING FOR A MISISNG MAN WHO WAS LIKELY IN ROUTE TO THE BONNAROO MUSIC  
FESTIVAL ON OR ABOUT JUNE  SEVENTH….
27 YEAR OLD BRET BROFFMAN-JUNIOR IS A WHITE MALE…..FIVE-FEET- 10-INCHES TALL….AND WEIGHS 140 POUNDS…..
HIS VEHICLE WAS  FOUND ON VETERANS OUTER LOOP….NEAR FRANK MILL  ROAD IN GLASGOW…..ON THE SEVENTH……

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CONTAXCT  THE GLASGOW POLICE DEPARTMENT AT SIX-FIVE-ONE-51-51…….



GLASGOW SQUARE CLOSED
06/21/17

THE SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY FILM COMMISION WILL BE IN DOWTOWN GLASGOW TOMORROW TO FILM SCENES FOR THEIR
UPCOMING MOVIE…..

THE EAST AND SOUTH SIDES OF THE GLASGOW SQUARE WILL CLOSE  AT FOUR-30 TOMORROW MORNING .AND WILL REMIAN
CLOSED UNTIL NINE TOMORROW NIGHT…. ONCE THE FILMING IS DONE…..THE GLASGOW COMMUNITY BAND WILL HOLD THEIR
ANNUAL CONCERT ON THE SQUARE…..

AND KEEP IN MIND THERE IS ROAD WORK AT THE INTER-SECTION  OF 31-E AND 68 AS WELL…..SO TRAFFIC NEEDING TO TRAVEL
ON  WEST MAIN .BETWEEN THE SQUARE AND WHITE CASTLE……MIGHT WANT TO CONSIDER TAKING SIDE STREETS TO AVOID
BOTH AREAS……



AG SUES GOVERNOR AGAIN
06/21/17

IT’S ROUND FOUR AS ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR HAS SUED GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN FOR THE FOURTH TIME….

BESHEAR FILED THE LATEST SUIT  YESTERDAY…..CHALLENGING THE GOVERNOR’S RECENT EXECUTIVE ORDER THAT
ABOLISHED  AND REPLACED SOME STATE EDUCATION  BOARDS……



SPORTS
06/21/17

IT’S TIME TO RETIRE YOUR  PREDATORS JERSERY YOU WORE DURING THE PLAY-OFFS…..AS  LAST NIGHT….THE NATIONAL  
HOCKEY LEAGUE  UNVEILED  NEW JERSEYS  FOR 13-TEAMS…..INCLUDING  THE PREDATORS……

THE N-H-L HAS A NEW PARTNERSHIP  WITH ADIDAS….AS THE OLD JERSEYS WERE MADE BY REEBOK……

THE MOST NOTABLE CHANGE TO THE NEW JERSEY  IS THE LACK OF NAVY BLUE….. ON THE BACK…..NEAR THE COLLAR……


AT THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES…..
LOUISVILLE DROPPED A FIVE TO ONE DECISION TO FLORIDA……
THE CARDINALS NEXT GAME WILL BE TOMORROW  AGAINST  T-C-U……..







SCHOOL BOARD
06/20/17

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION LAST NIGHT…..
FOR THE JUST COMPLETED SCHOOL YEAR….ATTENDNACE WAS 94-POINT-21 PERCENT….WHICH WAS DOWN  SLIGHTLY FROM
94-POINT-27 PERCENT THE YEAR BEFORE…..
THE BOARD  APPROVED  THE SCHOOL NURSE CONTRACTS WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  IN THE  AMOUNT
OF 72-THOUSAND-415 DOLLARS……WHICH  IS THE SAME AS LAST YEAR….

THE BOARD APPROVED HIRING  ENGLISH….LUCAS…..PRIEST….AND OWLEDY FOR LEGAL SERVICES  FOR NECT SCHOOL
YEAR……AT A RATE OF  210-DOLLARS AN HOUR…..WHICH WAS UP  FROM                   205-DOLLARS THIS YEAR…..



FLAGS TO HALF-STAFF
06/20/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS DIRECTED THAT FLAGS AT ALL STATE OFFICE BUILDINGS  BE LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF
TODAY……IN HONOR OF SERGEANT ERIC ERICK HOUCK….A FORT CAMPBELL SOLDIER WHO DIED IN AFGHANISTAN……

THE GOVERNOR ALSO ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS….BUSINESSES…. ORGANIZATIONS….AND OTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
TO JOIN IN THE TRIBUTE BY LOWERING THEIR FLAG  TO HALF-STAFF……

SERVICES FOR SERGEANT HOUCK WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT KENTUCKY VETERANS CEMETERY WEST IN
HOPKINSVILLE



ANNUAL BUSINESS REPORTS
06/20/17

FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW……KENTUCKY BUSINESSESS  APPEAR TO BE READY TO BREAK  THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S
RECORDS FOR  ANNUAL REPORT FILINGS….152-THOUSAND HAVE FILED SO FAR…… MORE THAN THE TOTAL ON THIS DATE
LAST YEAR…..WHICH WAS A RECORD…..…..

THE MORE THAN 200-THOUSAND BUSINESESS……AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE  IN THE COMMONWEALTH…… MUST FILE AN
ANNUAL REPORT  AND PAY A 15-DOLLAR FILING FEE BY JUNE 30TH  EACH  YEAR…..

IF A BUSNIESS FAILS TO FILE ITS ANNUAL REPORT BY JUNE 30TH…….IT  FALLS INTO BAD STANDING AND WILL RECEIVE A FINAL
60-DAY NOTICE……FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE 60-NOTICE RESULTS IN ADMINISTRATIVE DISSOLUTION OF THE BUSINESS
OR REVOCATON OF AUTHORITY TO DO BUSINESS IN KENTUCKY…….



LONG JOHNS ROBBERY
06/20/17

BOWLING POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE INDIVIDUAL WHO ROBBED THE LONG JOHN SILVERS….ON THE 31-W BY-PASS…..
YESTERDAY MORNING….

THE LONE MALE INMLIED HE HAD A WEAPON  AND DEMANDED MONEY…..AFTER THE EMPLOYEE COMPLIED…..HE LEFT ON
FOOT….

THE SUSPECT IS A WHITE MALE….WITH THIN BUILD…..BLONDE HAIR….AND GLASSES….HE WAS WEARING  A GRAY ZIP-UP
HOODLIE….GRAY SWEATPANTS….AND A WHITE SHIRT…….



GUILTY PLEA
06/20/17

A SIMPSON COUNTY MAN HAD PLEAD GUILTY……IN FEDERAL COURT….TO MAKING AND POSSESSING ILLEGAL FIREARMS….
COMMONLY KNOW AS MOLOTOV COCKTAILS…..

20 YEAR OLF ALEXANDER GWATHNEY-LAW OF FRANKLIN PLEAD  GUILTY  TO COUNTS ONE AND TWO OF A SUPERCEDING
INDICTMENT……

AT SENTENCING…..PROSECUTORS  WILL MOVE TO DISMISS COUNTS THREE AND FOUR….WHICH CHARGED HIM WITH
ATTEMPTING TO DAMAGE AND DESTROY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL……AND WILL ALSO AGREE  TO A SENTENCE OF
20-YEARS…..FOLLOWED BY THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE……



SPORTS
06/20/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE WILL CONDUCT A PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT…..TO DISCUSS THE
POSSIBILITY  OF A HUNTING ACCEESS PROGRAM…..IN THE 14-COUNTY CONSERVATION RESERVE AND ENHANCEMENT
PROGRAM……

THE MEETING WILL BE FROM  6-30 TO 8-30….AND WILL BE HELD AT THE BARREN COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE…..

THIS IS A PILOT PROGRDM TO TEST FOR SMALL GAME HUNTING AND THE DEPARTMENT WILL BE LOOKING TO LEASE LAND FOR
HUNTING……
THE CONSERVATON RESERVE AND ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM INCLUDES MOST OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY……..


AND AT THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES……
LOUISVILLE TAKES ON FLORIDA………







KENTUCKY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
06/19/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPPED FROM  FIVE-
POINT-ONE PERCENT IN APRIL TO  FIVE-PERCENT  IN MAY…..AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S LABOR FORCE SAW AN INCREASE OF
ALMOST 25-HUNDRED COMPARED TO APRIL’S NUMBERS……

THE EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES SECTOR SHOWED THE LARGEST GAIN WITH 11-HUNDRED MORE JOBS…….
AND OTHER SECTORS SEEING AN INCREASE WERE TRADE…..TRANSPORTATION AND UTILITIES……INFORMATION……..AND
FINANCIAL…….

HOWEVER……KENTUCKY’S JOBLESS WAS ABOVE THE NATIONAL RATE OF FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT IN MAY……



KCTCS REGISTRATION
06/19/17

SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE IS OFFERING STUDENTS  A ONE-STOP ENROLLMENT  
OPPORTUNITY  TODAY THRU THURSDAY….AT THE COLLEGE’S MAIN CAMPUS  IN BOWLING GREEN AND AT THE
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON CENTER……

EXPRESS ENROLLMENT WEEK  IS  A ONE-STOP OPPORTUNITY  TO HELP STUDENTS WITH ONE-ON-ONE ADVISING REGARDING
ENROLLMENT….. FINANCIAL AID….. SCHEDULING…..AND OTHER ITEMS THAT PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS NEED TO COMPLETE
FOR THE  FALL TWENTY-17 SEMESTER….

TO REGISTER GO ON-LINE TO ….K-C-T-C-S-DOT-E-D-U-FORWARD SLASH-EXPRESS….. OR CALL TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-NINE-ZERO-
ONE-ONE-THOUSAND……



FORMER LARUE SHERIFF CHARGED
06/19/17

A FORMER LARUE COUNTY SHERIFF HAS BEEN CHARGED…..IN  A FELONY INFORMATION….WITH ONE COUNT OF
EMBEZZLMENT…..

ACCORDING TO THE FEDERAL INFORMATION……MONIES  FROM A 10-THOUSAND DOLLAR FEDERAL GRANT WENT MISSING
SOMETIME BETWEEN MAY TWENTY-11 AND MAY TWENTY-12….WHILE 58 YEAR OLD BOBBY CARLTON  SHOFFNER WAS SHERIFF….

IF CONVICED SHOFFNER …..WHO RETIRED IN FEBRUARY TWENTY-13  AFTER MORE THAN 10-YEARS IN OFFICE….. FACES UP TO
FIVE YEARS  IN  PRISON…..THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE….AND A MAXIMUM FINE OF 250-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..



MEETINGS
06/19/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE ALLEN COUNTY  BOARD OF EDUCAON AND THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6  AND GRAHAM LODGE
MEETS AT 7…….

THURSDAY NIGHT THE JAYCEES MEET AT 7…..



JONES
06/19/17

75 YEAR OLD JOHN NEWTON “PAP” JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL
BE HELD AT A LATER DATE….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JAN JONES…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOHN AND CARRIE OF THE STONY POINT
COMMUNITY…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; ANGELA AND DOLAN RIVETTE OF TEXAS AND KERI AND CARY ACKERMAN
OF SOUTH CAROLINA……AND A SISTER; DEE LATSHA OF TEXAS…..NINE GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE GREAT-GRANJDCHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/19/17

AT THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES….

LOUISVILLE DEFEATRED TEXAS “A AND M” EIGHT TO FOUR…..THEIR NEXT GAME WILL BE TUESDAY AGAINST FLORIDA WHO SHUT
OUT T-C-U THREE TO NOTHING….







BEVIN MEETS WITH TRUMP
06/16/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVING  WAS  ONE OF SEVEN GOVERNORS  WHO MET WITH PRESIDENT  DONALD TRUMP……YESTERDAY…..
TO TALK ABOUT TRAINING WORKERS FOR JOBS……

EARLIER THIS WEEK…..BEVIN CREATED AN ADVISORY  COMMITTEE TO COME UP WITH IDEAS TO HELP FOSTER CHILDREN AND
PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES GET JOBS…..

IN FEBRUARY…..BEVIN WAS ALSO ONE OF SEVERAL GOVERNORS WHO MET WITH THE PRESIDENT TO DISCUSS HEALTH
CARE……



KY CHAMBER
06/16/17

THE COMMONWEALTH’S LARGEST……AND MOST INFLUENTIAL LOBBYIST ORGANIZATION……SAYS IT OPPOSES A JUDGE’S
RULING ALLOWING LOBBYISTS TO GIVE MONE TO POLITICAL CANDIDATES…….

THE KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS URGING  THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND THE KENTUCKY LEGISLATIVE
ETHICS COMMISION TO APPELA  U-S DISTRICT JUDGE WILLIAM BERLESMAN’S JUNE SIXTH RULING THAT DISMANTLED SEVERAL
OF THE ETHICS LAWS THAT REGULATE CONTACT BETWEEN LOBBYISTS AND LAWMAKERS……

BERLESMAN   RULED IT IS OK FOR LOBBYISTS…..WHO ARE PAID TO INFLUENCE STATE LEGISLATION…..TO DONATE MONEY TO
POLITICAL CANDIDATTES…..HE ALSO SAID  IT’S OK FOR LOBBYISTS TO BUY GIFTS FOR LAWMAKERS…..AND TO ASK OTHERS TO
DONATE TO THEIR CAMPAIGNS……



BLOOD MOBILE
06/16/17

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

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……

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



BARREN ROAD WORK
06/16/17

MOTORISTS TRAVELING IN BARREN COUNTY SHOULD EXPECT LANE CLOSURES AND TRAVEL DELAYS AT THE INTER-SECTION  
OF  “68 AND 31-E”  BEGINNING SUNDAY NIGHT….
CREWS WILL BE WORKING ON  INTER-SECTION IMPROVEMENTS BY REPAIRING AND REPLACING SECTIONS OF DAMAGED
CONCRETE…….

THE LONGEST DELAYS WILL BE AT THE USUAL PEAK TIMES WHEN PEOPLE HEAD INTO WORK AND  LEAVE WORK IN THE
EVENING…..

THE PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF JULY…..AND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE MAY BE A BETTER OPTION
UNTIL THE PROJECT IS DONE…..



SPORTS
06/16/17

THE N-C-A-A  INFRACTIONS COMMITTEE ANNOUNCED  A LIST OF PENALITIES FOR THE  LOUISVILLE MEN’S BASKETBALL
PROGRAM…..AFTER IT WAS LEARNED THAT A FORMER DIRECTOR OF BASKETBALL OPERATIONS HAD BEEN HIRING STRIPPERS
FOR PLAYERS……

THE CARDINALS WERE PLACED ON FOUR YEARS PROBATION…..HEAD COACH RICK PITINO WILL BE SUSPENDED FOR THE FIRS
TIVE CONFENCE GAMES NEXT SEASON….THERE WILL BE SCHOLARSHIP REDUCTIONS AND RECRUITING RESTRICTIONS…..
MORE THE 100 GAME RECORDS SPANNING FROM TWENY-10 THRU TWENTY14…..INCLUSING LOUISVILL’S TWENTY-13 NATIONAL
CHAMPIONSHIP….ARE AT RISK OF BEING TAKEN AWAY……

THE SCHOOL WAS FINED FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS  AND THEY MUST RETURN MONEY RECEIVED THROUGH CONFERENCE
REVENUS SHARING…..AND THE PANEL ALSO ACCEPED THE UNIVERSITY’S SELF-IMPOSE TWENTY-15-16 POSTSEASON BAN……







PAUL AT SHOOTING
06/15/17

SENATOR RAND PAUL WAS ONE OF THOSE AT THE BALLFIELD IN ALEXANDRIA VIRGINA YESTERDAY…..WHEN A GUNMAN
OPENED FIRE  ON THE REPUBCLAN BASEBALL TEAM THAT WAS PRACTICING FOR TONIGHT’S BENEFIT GAME AGAINST THE
DEMOCRATIC TEAM….

PAUL WAS GETTING READY TO HIT WHEN THE SHOOTING BEGAN…INJURING  FIVE INDIVIDUALS INCLUDING REPRESENTATIVE  
STEVE SCALISE  OF LOUISIANA…..AND TWO CAPTIAL POLCIE OFFICERS IN HIS SECURITY DETAIL…..

THE OFFICERS RETURNED FIRE……HITTING THE SHOOTER….66 YEAR OLD JAMES HODGKINSON OF ILLINOIS…….WHO LATER
DIED…..

BOTH REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS SAY TONIGHT’S CHARITY BALLGAME WILL GO ON AS SCHEDULED…….…



MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAWSUIT
06/15/17

THE COMMONWEALTH’S BAN ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA IS BEING CHALLENGED IN A LAWSUIT THAT WAS FILED IN FRANKLIN
CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY…..

THE THREE PLAINTIFFS…..WHO HAVE USED  MEDICAL MARIJUANA  TO HELP EAS HEALTH PROBLEMS……SAY IT COULD  HELP
KENTUCKY’S OPIOID ADDICTION WOES…..AND THAT THE BAN VIOLATES CONSTITUTIONAL PRIVACY  RIGHTS……

29 STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA HAVE AUTHORIZED  MEDICAL MARIJUANA…….……



FOUR GUARDSMEN ARRESTED
06/15/17

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED FOUR KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARDSMEN AND CHARGED THEM WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT….

ARRESTED WERE 25 YEAR OLD ANTHONY TUBOLINO OF AUBURN, 19 YEAR OLD TYLER HART OF BOWLING GREEN AND 21 YEAR
OLD AUSTIN DENNIS AND 22 YEAR OLD JACOB RUTH BOTH OF MUNFORDVILLE….

THE ASSAULT WAS REPORTED JUNE  THIRD……AND AUTHORITIES  SAY  THE VICTIM  WAS GIVEN ALCOHOL  AND THEN
SEXUALLY ASSAULTED……



SPORTS
06/15/17

KENTUCKY  FIRST YEAR HEAD BASEBALL COACH NICK MINGIONE  HAS BEEN NAMED THE  “PERFECT GAME/RAWLINGS COLLEGE
COACH OF THE YEAR”….

THE WILDCAT’S COMPLETED MINGIONE’S FIRST SEASON WITH THE PROGRAM’S FIRST TRIP TO THE SUPER-REGIONALS…..
WHERE THEY WERE ELIMINATED BY LOUISVILLE……

THE TEAMS 43 WINS WERE THE MOST FOR THE PROGRAM SINCE TWENTY-12 WHEN THEY WON A SCHOOL RECORD 45….AND
THE 19 REGULAR SEASON S-E-C WINS ARE THE SECOND MOST IN SCHOOL HISTORY…..AS THE TWO-THOUSAND-SIX TEAM WON
20……







FT. CAMPBELL SOLAR POWER
06/14/17

THE LARGEST NON-UTILITY SOLAR ARARY IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..HAS BEEN COMPLETED….AT FORT CAMPBELL…..

THE SOLAR ARRAY PRODUCES FIVE MEGA-WATTS OF SOLAR ENERGY…...WHICH IS ENOUGH TO POWER THE EQUIVALENT OF
463 HOMES  AND PROVIDE MORE THAN 10-PERCENT OF FORT CAMPBELL’S  POWER REQUIREMENTS IN THE FORM OF
RENEWABLE ENERGY……..

PREPARATION TO INSTALL A SOLAR ARRAY BEGAN IN  TWENTY-12…..WHEN FORT CAMPBELL ESTABLISHED A RENEWABLE
ENERGY PLAN……BASED ON DIRECTIVES SET FORTH IN THE  “AMERICAN RENEWABLE ENERGY ACT”…..WHICH REQUIRES 25-
PERCENT OF ENERGY CONSUMED  BY FEDERAL INSTALLATIONS TO BE PRODUCE BY RENEWABLE MEANS BY TWENTY-25……



ARREST
06/14/17

SATURDAY….DEPUTIES WITH THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT WENT TO 16-80 TOMPKINSVILLE ROAD TO
INVESTIGATED A POSSIBLE THEFT CASE…..

WHEN THE ARRIVED AND MADE CONTACT WITH THE RESIDENT…. 39 YEAR OLD KELLY KERNEY….THEY DETECTED THE ODOR  
OF A POSSIBLE  METH LAB  AND CONTACTED THE BARREN RIVER DRUG  TASK FORCE…
CONSENT TO SEARH WAS GAVEN  AND A SHAKE AND BAKE METH LAB  AND OTHER METH RELATED ITEMS  WERE LOCATED IN AN
OUTSIDE TRASH BARERL….AND AN ACTIVE  METH LAB WAS FOUND HIDDEN IN AN UPSTAIRS BEDROOM…..

KERNEY  AND 33 YEAR OLD JOHN POINDEXTER OF GLASGOW WERE ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH MANUFACTURING METH,
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE  AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..
KERNEY WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH TAMPERING WITH EVIDENCE……



SPORTS
06/14/17

TWO MEMBERS OF THIS YEAR’S LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM HAVE BEEN SELECTED  TO THE CLASS TWO-A…..ALL-STATE
TEAM….BY THE KENTUCKY SOFTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION…..
RYLEY WHITNEY WAS NAMED  TO THE FIRST TEAM  .AND KALEE SKAGGS WAS SELECTED TO THE SECOND TEAM…..THIS MARKED
WHITNEY’S THIRD CONSECUTIVE SEASON TO BE SELECTED TO THE  ALL-STATE TEAM….
THEY WILL BE RECOGNIZED AS PART OF THIS WEEK-END’S…..EAST/WEST  ALL-STAR SERIES…..

EIGHT PLAYERS……INCLUDING FORMER LADY PATRIOT’S HANNAH ROBERTS ANDKELSI PARDUE……WILL BE INDUCTED INTO
THE KENTUCKY FAST PITCH HALL OF FAME…..ROBERTS….A FOUR TIME ALL-STATER….HELPED  AC/S WIN THEIR FIRST REGION
FORU TITLE  IN TWO-THOUSAND  AND FINISH THIRD IN THE STATE TOURNAMENT…..AND PARDUE…..A THREE TIME ALL-
STATER….WHO WAS NAMED MISS SOFTBALL IN TWENTY-12…..HELPED PITCH THE LADY PATRIOTS TO THE STATE TITLE IN
TWENTY-11 AND WIN THREE REGION FOUR TITLES…..
ROBERTS AND PARDUE WILL JOIN FORMER COACH RICK ROBERTS WHO WAS INDUCTED IN THE HALL OF FAME IN TWO-
THOUSAND-THREE……







KIDS AND HOT CARS
06/13/17

WITH THE TEMPERATURES HEATING UP….AND THE START OF SUMMER COMING UP NEXT WEEK….STATE POLICE ARE WARNING
PARENTS NOT TO LEAVE  A CHILD ALONE IN A HOT CAR…….

VEHICLE HEAT STROKE IS OFTERN MISUNDERSTOOD  BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC….. AND  A  MAJORITY WOULD LIKE TO BELIEVE
THEY COULD NEVER  ‘FORGET” THEIR CHILD IN A VEHICLE…..….
BUT  ACCORDING TO A  REPORT FROM “KIDS AND CARS”…..39 CHILDREN  DIED IN THE U-S  FROM VEHICULAR STROKE LAST
YEAR……AND THERE HAVE ALREADY BEEN 11 DEATHS THIS YEAR…..….

THE INTERIOR OF A VEHICLE HEATS UP QUICKLY AND CAN REACH  125 DEGGREES IN MINUTES……A CHILD’S BODY HEATS UP
FIVE TIMES FASTER THAT AN ADULT…..AND TRAGICALLY……ABOUT  33-PERCENT OF CHILDREN WHO DIED IN HOT CARS ENTER
THE VEHICLE ON THEIR OWN TO PLAY…..WHILE LEFT UNATTENDED……

AND PET OWNERS ARE ALSO REMINDED NOT TO LEAVE THEIR PETS IN A VEHCLE…. AS THEY TOO CAN QUICKLY  BE  
OVERCOME  BY THE HEAT……



FT CAMPBELL SOLDIERS KILLED
06/13/17

THE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT SAYS THREE SOLDIERS WHOE FATALLY SHOT IN AFGHANISTAN   WERE FROM THE 101ST
AIRBORNE DIVISION AT FORT CAMPBELL…..

THE INVESTIGAION INTO THE JUNE 10TH SHOOTING CONTINUES……



BODY OF MISSING TEEN FOUND
06/13/17

THE BODY OF A MISSING GRAYSON COUNTY  TEEN HAS BEEN FOUND IN HARDIN COUNTY….
16 YEAR OLD SAVANNA CRAWFORD WAS REPORTED MISSING APRIEL 10TH….AND TWO  FISHERMEN FOUND  HER  BODY UNDER
A BRIDGE  NEAR THE WESTERN KENTUCKY PARKWAY…..

THE INVESTIGAITON CONTINUES…..



CITY COUNCIL
06/13/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING…..FINAL APPROVE WAS GIVEN TO THE NEW BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF
NINE-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS…. WHICH IS UP ABOUT A HALF-MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE CURRENT BUDGET…..
AS PART OF THE WEST MAIN STREET RENOVATION…..THE COUNCIL APPROVED A RESOLUTION  CONCERNING UTILITY LINES ON
THE WEST MAIN STREET RENOVATION PROJECT……

AND APPROVAL WAS GIVEN FOR THE CITY TO TRANSFER  OWNERSHIP OF DUMONT HILL TO THE DUGAS  COMMUNITY
PARK………



LAWRENCE
06/13/17

77 YEAR OLD CURTIS LAWRENCE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY MORNING AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
SEVEN THURSDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; FIELDING AND ROSE OF SCOTTSVILLE……



DISMAN
06/13/17

87 YEAR OLD BARBARA DISMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HOPEWELL
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (TUED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-N-LAW; JIM AND DANA…..AND FOUR DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; NINA AND
DANNY BARRON, DIANA HUNTER, DARLENE AND RICKY YATES AND LISA AND WAYNE CALVERT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….. 11
GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/13/17

THE N-C-A-A HAS ANNOUNCED  GAME TIMES FOR THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES THAT BEGINS SUNDAY……

AND IN THE FIRST GAME  OF THE SERIES……LOUISVILLE WILL TAKE ON TEXAS          “A AND M”…..
EIGHT TEAMS  COMPETE IN THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES…..WHICH IS A DOUBLE ELIMINATION TOURNAMENT…..WITH A BEST
OF THREE FINAL WHICH WILL BEGIN JUNE 26TH……







KCTC TUITION INCREASE
06/12/17

FRIDAY…..THE REGENTS OF THE KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM  APPROVED A SIX-DOLLAR  PER
CREDIT HOUR INCREASE FOR  IN-STATE STUDENTS  BEGINNING THIS FALL….
STUDENTS TAKE 18-HOURS PER YEAR ON AVERAGE…..SO THE INCREASE TOTALS 108-DOLLARS  PER YEAR……

OUT-OF-STATE STUDENTS……FROM COUNTIES THAT BORDER THE COMMONWEALTH…..WILL PAY AN ADDITION  12-DOLLARS
PER CREDIT HOUR….
WHILE OTHER OUT-OF-STATE STUDENTS WILL BE 21-DOLLARS MORE PER CREDIT HOUR…….

THE RATES FOLLOW GUIDELINES FROM THE KENTUCKY COUNCIL  ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION……



CITY COUNCIL
06/12/17

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



FORMER REP ARRESTED
06/12/17

FORMER STATE REPRESENTATIVE JOHNNY BELL  FROM  GLASGOW…AND ANOTHER INDIVIDUALS…..WERE  ARRESTED LAST
NIGHT ON ASSAULT CHARGES….

21 YEAR OLD LATONYA  CLAYTON CLAIMS BELL  PHYSICALLY REMOVED HER FROM A CAR AND THEN STRUCK HER…..WHILE
BELL  SAYS  CLAYTON BROKE INTO HIS HOME FOLLOWING AN EARLIER ALTERCATION…..AND HE TOO WAS ASSAULTED……

BOTH WERE LODGE IN THE BARRCOUNTY DETENTION  CENTER…..



MEETINGS
06/12/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE BEEKEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7……

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

THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BREAKFAST CLUB WILL HAVE A  LUNCHEON THURSDAY AT  12NOON, THE MEDICAL CENTER AT
SCOTTSVILLE ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETS THURSDAY AFTERNOON  AT 4 AND THE V-F-W MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT AT
6……



FATAL-BARREN
06/12/17

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED AN ACCIDENT ON I-65…..NEAR THE 50 MILER MARKER YESTERDAY……THAT CLAIMED A LIFE…..

60 YEAR OLD DALE COVINGTON OF TENNESSEE WAS NORTHBOUND….WHEN HIS TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN CHEVY PICKUP LEFT
THE ROADWAY….STRUCK A GUARDRAIL END….AND OVERTURNED….COMING TO REST ON ITS TOP….

COVINGTON…..WHO WAS NOT WEARING A SEATBELT…..DIED AT THE SCENE……



KINSLOW
06/12/17

92 YEAR OLD BRO. BILL KINSLOW OF SCOTTSVILLED 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 WITH MILITARY HONORS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER SIX TONIGHT (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BRO. ROGER AND SANDRA,  BILLY AND BRENDA  AND ALLEN…..A
DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; PHYLLIS AND JIMMY “PAPPY” VINCENT…..AND A SISTER; DOLLIE KEITH ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..
EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN, 24 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/12/17

PITTSBURGH CLAIMED THE STANLY CUP…..DOWNING  THE PREDATORS TWO TO NOTHING…..TO WIN THE SERIES FOUR GAMES
TO TWO……







ALLEN ACCOUNTANT CHARGED
06/09/17

AN ALLEN COUNTY ACCOUNTANT  HAS BEEN CHARGED  BY A FEDERAL CRIMINAL INFORMATION  WITH DEVISING A SCHEME TO
DEFRAUD HIS EMPLOYEER….AND WITH FILING FRAUDULENT INCOMETAX RERUEND…..OVER A FIVE YEAR PERIOD….THAT
FAILED TO INCLUDE OVER 600-THOUSAND DOLARS IN REPORTABLE INCOME……

ACCORDING TO  THE INFORMAION……50 YEAR OLD STEPHEN  C. JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE COMMITTED WIRE FRAUD BETWEEN
JANUARY OF TWENTY-10 AND AUSUST OF TWENY-15 WHEN HE DIVERTED MONEY FROM THE COMPANY’S BANK ACCOUNT TO
HIS PERSONAL ACCOUNT…..AND DURING THE SAME PERIOD FILED FEDERAL TAX RETURNS HE KNEW WERE FALSE AND
FRAUDULENT…..

STATE CHARGES AGAINST JONES HAVE BEEN DISMISSED…..TO ALLOW THE FEDERAL PROSECUTION TO PROCEED…..



CORVETTE MUSEUM EXHIBIT
06/09/17

THIS YEAR…..KENTUCKY IS CELEBRATING  ITS  225TH ANNIVERSARY OF BECOMING THE 15TH STATE IN THE NATION……AND
THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM WILL BE HOSTING AN EXCHIBIT CALLED…. KENTUCKY  225 YEARS ON THE MOVE…..WHICH
WILL OPEN AUGUST  28TH AND RUN THRU THE SPRING  OF TWENTY-18…..

THE EXHIBIT WILL BREAK  THE HISTORY INTO THREE….75-YEAR INCREMENTS…… WHICH WILL HIGHLIGHT TRANSPORTATION
ON  LAND…..AIR….AND WATER…..

THE MSEUM IS STILL ACCEPTING ITEMS FOR THE DISPLAY…...AND IF YOU’RE  INTERESTED IN BEING PART OF THE EXHIBIT…..
CALL SEVEN-SEVEN-SEVEN-45-16 OR GO ON-LINE TO….DEREK-AT-CORVETTE-MUSEUM-DOT-ORG……



KY ETHICS LAWS THROWN OUT
06/09/17

A FEDERAL JUDGE HAS THROWN  OUT MUCH OF KENTUCKY’S ETHICS LAW….. REGULATING CONTACT  BETWEEN LEGISLATORS
AND  LOBBYISTS…..

CONSIDERED ONE OF THE TOUGHEST IN THE NATION….JUDGE WILLIAM BERTELSMAN  SAID  THE COMMONWEALTH’S  LAW
BANNING LAWMAKERS FROM ACCEPTNG GIFTS   OR  “ANYTHING OF VALUE”  FROM A LOBBYIST WAS TOO VAGUE….
HE ALSO RULED IT’S  OK FOR LOBBYISTS   TO DONATE TO POLITICIANS’ CAMPAIGNS AND TO RASIE MONEY FOR THEM……



LANE CLOSURERS
06/09/17

AS YOU MAKE TRAVEL PLANS FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF MONTHS…..KEEP IN MIND THAT LONG-TERM LANE CLOSURES ARE IN
PLACE ON THE NATCHER PARKWAY…. FROM I-65 TO EXIT NINE…..MORGANTOWN ROAD….

MAJOR DRAINAGE AND SHOULDER IMPROVEMENT WORK IS BEING DONE….AND WHEN THAT’S FINISHED…..RESUFRACING WILL
TAKE PLACE……
AND AS WORK IS COMPLETED…..THE LANE CLOSURES WILL MOVE AROUND…….

THE ENTIRE  PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED  AT THE END OF AUGUST……



SPORTS
06/09/17

AT THE STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT  FRANKLIN/SIMPSON GOES AGAINST PLEASURE RIDGE PARK…..

AT THE  STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT……SOUTH  WARREN  TANGLES WITH EAST CARTER……

LOUSIVILLE TAKES ON KENTUCKY….TODAY….AT THE N-C-A-A SUPER REGONAL BEING  PLAYED AT LOUSVILLE….

GAME TWO WILL BE PLAYED TOMORROW….AND IF NEEDED….GAME THREE WILL BE SUDNAY…WITH THE WINNING TEAM
ADVANCING ON TO THE COLLEGE  WORILD SERIES…….







CDL LICENSE
06/08/17

FOR YEARS……THE COMMONWEALTH’S  136-THOUSAND COMMERNICAL DRIVER’S LICENSE HOLDERS….HAVE HAD TO VISIT A
CIRCUIT CLERK’S OFFICE….POST OFFICE….OR FIND A FAX MACHINE TO SUBMIT  “C-D-L”  PAPER WORK…..
BUT WITH THE LAUNCH OF  “MY C-D-L”…..THAT CAN NOW BE DONE ON LINE AT….   MY-C-D-L-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV…..

LAST YEAR…..COMMERICAL DRIVER’S IN KENTUCKY SUBMITTED ALMOST 150-THOUSAND  APPLICATIONS….MEDICAL EXAMINER’
S CERTIFICATES…..AND SELF- CERTIFICATIONS……

NOW…EACH TIME A DOCUMENT IS SUBMITTED ON-LINE…..THE  “MY C-D-L” USER WILL RECEIVE AN E-MAIL
CONFIRMATION……AND WITHIN 10-DAYS OF SUBMITTING THEIR PAPER WORK…..USERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY E-MAIL IF THEIR
DOCUMENTS MEET FEDERAL STANDARDS OR NEED FURTHER ATTENTION…..



AG THREATENS TO SUE GOVERNOR
06/08/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BRESHEAR IS THREATENING  TO SUE GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN FOR A FOURTH TIME…

BESHEAR SAYS AN EXCECUTIVE ORDER THAT BEVIN ISSUED LAST WEEK….THAT DISSOLVED AND REORGANIZED SEVERAL
STATE EDUCATION BOARDS IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL…..

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS THE GOVERNOR DOESN’T HAVE ABSOLUTE AUTHORITY OVER STATE BOARDS…..

BEVIN SAYS STATE LAW GIVES HIM AUTHORITY TO REORGANIZE STATE BOARDS…. AND THAT FORMER GOVERNOR……STEVE
BESHEAR…..ISSUED 103 SUCH EXECUTIVE ORDERS DURING HIS EIGHT YEARS IN OFFICE……




SPORTS
06/08/17

THE STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT START  TODAY AT JACK FISCHER PARK IN OWENSBORO…..….AS   FOURTH REGION
CHAMPIONS  SOUTH  WARREN WILL TAKE ON CENTRAL HARDIN  IN THEIR FIRST GAME THIS AFTERNOON AT FIVE……


THE STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TODAY AT WHITAKER BANK BALL PARK IN LEXINGTON….AND FOURTH REGION
CHAMPIONS….FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….WILL PLAY THEIR FIRST GAME TOMORROW….


AND THE PREDATORS RETURN TO ACTION TONIGHT…..AS THEY’RE IN PITTSBURGH TO TAKE ON THE PENGUINS IN GAME FIVE
OF THE STANLEY CUP FINALS….WITH THE SERIES TIED AT TWO GAMES A PIECE……







KY RECEIVED GOLD SHOVEL
06/06/17

KENTUCKY HAS RECEIVED A TWENTY-17…..GOLD SHOVEL AWARD FROM AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE…..RECOGNIZING THE
COMMONWEALTH’S  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SUCCESS….

THIS  IS  THE FIRST “GOLD SHOVEL”   FOR KENTUCKY……FOLLOWING THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT IN THE FIRST  FIVE-MONTHS
OF THE YEAR….THE COMMONWEALTH SHATTERED ITS ALL-TIME…..FULL-YEAR  RECORD FOR CORPORATED INVESTMENT  AT
FIVE-POINT-EIGHT BILLION DOLLARS….WHICH TOPS THE OLD RECORD  OF FIVE-POINT-ONE BILLION  SET IN TWENTY-15……

KENTUCKY RECEIVED…..SILVER SHOVEL AWARDS…..IN TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN AND FROM TWENTY-11 THRU TWENTY-16….



FAIR
06/06/17

IT’S DAY FIVE OF THE ALLEN COUNTY FAIR……AND THE FIRST DEMO-DEBRY TAKES PLACE TONIGHT…..

ADMISSION TO THE FAIR GROUNDS IS 10-DOLLARS…..WHICH INCLUDES UNLIMITED RIDES ON THE MIDWAY…….



SPORTS
06/06/17

IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS…..

THE PREDATORS TIED THE SERIES AT TWO GAMES  APIECE WITH A FOUR TO ONE WIN OVER THE PENGUINS LAST NIGHT…..
THE SERIES NOW RETURNS TO PITTSBURGH FOR GAME FIVE ON THURSDAY…….



THE ANNUAL LITTLE PATRIOT  FOOTBALL CAMP WILL BE MONDAY AND TUESDAY… JUNE 12TH AND 13TH……AT THE HIGH
SCHOOL….

THE TWO-DAY CAMP…..WHICH WILL RUN FROM NINE TO NOON EACH DAY….. IS FOR YOUNGSTERS THAT WILL BE ENTERING
KINDERGARTEN THROUGH INCOMING SIXTH GRADERS….

COST IS 25-DOLLARS PER CAMPER…….REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN AT EIGHT-30 MONDAY AT PATROT STADIUM…..
AND LUNCH WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA…..FOLLOWING CAMP…..AS PART OF THE SUMMER FEEDING
PROGRAM…..







GRANT FUNDING
06/05/17

THE TRANSPORTATION CABINET HAS AWARDED  ALMOST  25-MILLION DOLLARS…..IN TAP FUNDING….FOR   34 PROJECTS IN 28
COUNTIES….INCLUDING  ALLEN…..

FUNDING FOR TAP IS AUTHORIZED  AS A SET-ASIDE OF THE SURFACE TRANSPORTATION  BLOCK GRANT FUNDING
PROGRAM……AND  ASSISTS COMMUNITIES IN FUNDING TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS…..

THE  CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE  RECEIVED 577-THOUSAND-124 DOLLARS  FOR THE FINAL BLOCK OF THE HEART OF
SCOTTSVILLE/STREETSCAPE PROJECT…..FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF SIDEWALKS TO  A-D-A  COMPLIANCE….IMPROVED
LIGHTING…. AND BUMP-OUTS TO IMPROVE VEHICULAR SIGHT DISTANCE FOR OVERALL SAFETY……



NEW DISTRIBUTION CENER
06/05/17

DOLLAR GENERAL HAS HELD THE GRAND OPENING OF THEIR  14TH DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN JANESVILLE-WISCONS9IN….

CONSTRUCTION  ON THE CENTER  BEGAN  IN NOVEMBER  OF TWENTY-15…..WITH A 100-MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT…..THAT
CREATRED OVER  500 JOBS…..

THE JANESVILLE DISTRIBUTION CENTER SSERVES APPROXIMATELY 800 STORES IN NINE STATES IN THE UPPER MIDWEST…..



FATAL
06/05/17

A TWO VEHICLE  ACCIDENT …..FRIDAY AFTERNOON IN BARREN COUNTY…..CLAIMED A LIFE….

THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  SAYS MERANDA CASWELL  WAS TRAVELING  EAST ON KENTUCKY 70…..
APPROACHING THE INTER-SECTION WITH OLD MUNFORDVILLE ROAD…...AND PULLED INTO THE PATH OF FLOSSIE CHANEY…..

CHANEY DIED AT THE SCENE  AND CASWELL WAS TAKEN  TO T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…………



JUVENILE CHARGED
06/05/17

STATE POLICE SAY A JUVENILE  HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ARSON…..CRIMINAL MISCHIEF….AND BURGLRY IN CONNECTION
WITH A FRIE AT THE GAMALIEL ELEMENTRY SCHOOL FRIDAY…..

FIVE SCHOOL EMPLOYEES WERE WORKING  IN THE SSCHOOL  WHEN THE BLAZE BEGAN…..ALL WERE ABLE TO MAKE THEIR
WAY TO SAFETY  AND NO ONE WAS INJURED….
DAMAGE HAS BEEN PLACED  AT ONE-MILLION DOLLARS…..AND THE JUVENILE  WAS RELEASED TO THE CUSTODY  OF HER
PARENTS…….



PAGEANTS
06/05/17

YESTERDAY WAS PAGEANT DAY AT THE ALLEN COUNTY FAIR WITH A TOTAL OF 87 CONTESTANTS….

15 YOUNG LADIES COMPETED IN THE MISS ALLEN COUNYT AND MISS ALLEN COUNTY FAIR PAGEANTS….
NAMED MISS ALLEN COUNTY WAS 16 YEAR OLD  KATIE BETH WHITE THE DAUGHTER OF WENDY COCKRILL AND TOMMY
WHITE……

AND 21 YEAR OLD TIFFANY NICHOLSON FROM MADISONVILLE…..WAS NAMED MISS ALLEN COUNTY FAIR…..SHE’S THE DAUGHER
OF JEFF AND RHONDA WHITE…..



MEETINGS
06/05/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY  LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEETS TONIGHT AT    SIX-30 AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE
CLUB BOTH MEET AT SEVEN……

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT  ONE  THE SCOTTSVILLE ART GUILD MEETS AND THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS MEET AT FIVE……

THURSDAY NIGHT AT SIX-30 THE LIONS CLUB MEETS AND THE FISH AND GAME CLUB MEETS AT  SEVEN……..



YORK
06/05/17

87 YEAROLD WILLARD “SARGE” YORK OF BOWLING GREEN…..AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE….DIED SATURDAY  AT HIS
RESIDENCE……FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL
IN CHESTNUT POINT CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MICHAEL AND SUSAN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND
SONS-IN-LAW; JUDY AND MARLIN FISHER OF SCOTTSVILLE, LISA AND BOB SAYERS OF BOWLING GREEN AND VANESSA CLAYTON
OF FRANKLIN……SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND 16 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…… ……



SPORTS
06/05/17

GAME FOUR IN THE STANLEY CUP FINALS IS TONIGHT…..AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA……AS THE PREDATORS TAKE ON THE
PENGUINS……

WITH PITTSBURGN LEADING  THE SERIES TWO GAMES TO ONE……



LITTLE PATRTIOT  BASKETBALL CAMP  IS TODAY THRU WEDNESDAY….AT PATRIOT GYM…. FROM EIGHT TO 12NOON EACH DAY….

THE CAMP IS OPEN TO YOUNGSTERS WHO WILL BE IN THE FIRST THRU EIGHTH GRADES IN THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR……







TOTAL ECLIPSE
06/02/17

STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES  ARE PREPARING FOR A MASSIVE INFLUX  OF VISITORS…DURING A TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE ON THE
AFTERNOON OF AUGUST  21ST….

WHILE THE ECLIPSE WILL INCLUDE 14-STATES  IN THE NATION’S MID-SECTION…… GROUND ZERO FOR THE ECLIPSE RUNS
FROM NEAR CARBONDALE-ILLINOIS TO HOPKINSVILLE……

100-THOUSAND UP TO A HALF-MILLION VISITORS ARE EXPECTED TO START ARRIVING ABOUT THREE DAYS BEFORE THE
ECLIPSE….AND AT  TWO-MINUTES AND 40-SECONDS….THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS THE LONGEST ECLIPSE DURATION….
MAKING IT EVEN MORE ATTRACTIVE AS A VIEWING DESTINATION…..

ACCORDING TO NASA…….ANY GIVEN POINT ON THE PLANET WILL ONLY  EXPERIENCE A TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE ABOUT ONCE
EVERY 375 YEARS…..AND AN ECLIPSE WATCH PARTY  IS BEING PLANNED FOR DUMONT HILL ON AUGUST 21ST…..



FAIR
06/02/17

IT’S STARTING ABOUT THREE WEEKS EARLY THIS YEAR…..AS THE ALLEN COUNTY FAIR BEGINS TONIGHT……

AND DON’T FORGET THE NEW ENTRANCE TO THE FAIR GROUNDS OFF  HOLT DRIVE…….



HIGHLAND GAMES
06/02/17

THE 33RD ANNUAL GLASGOW HIGHLAND GAMES BEGIN TODAY AT BARREN RIVER STATE PARK AT 12NOON WITH LUNCH WITH
THE CHIEF…..

TODAY’S ACTIVITIES CONCLUDE TONIGHT AT SEVEN….WITH THE CEILDH…..OR CONCERT AT BARREN RIVER STATE PARK……



BROWNFIELD GRANTS
06/02/17

THE U-S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS SELECTED  FOUR  PROJECTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..TO RECEIVED A
TOTAL OF FIVE GRANTS…..FOR BROWNFIELD ASSESSMENT  OR CLENAUP….

BOWLING GREEN WILL RECEIVE TWO GRANTS…..TOTALING  300-THOUSAND DOLLARS…….TO CONDUCT 12-PHASE ONE AND
EIGHT-PHASE TWO SITE ASSESSMENTS AND PREPARE FOUR CLEAN-UP PLANS……



MORGANTOWN OFFICER ARRESTED
06/02/17

A MORGANTOWN POLICE OFFICER HAS BEEN ARRESTED  FOLLOWING AN INVESTIGATION  BY STATE POLICE….

K-S-P  RECEIVED A COMPLAINT….FROM THE PARENTS OF A JUVENILE….REPORTING THAT THERE MAY HAVE BEEN SEXUAL
CONTACT….IN THE LAST MONTH…BETWEEN THE JUVENILE AND OFFICER JAMES EMBRY……

AND THE INVESTIGATION LEAD TO THE ARREST OF  26 YEAR OLD EMBRY ON CHARGES OF  SEXUAL ABUSE AND CUSTODIAL
INTERFERENCE…..



SEVEN INDICTED
06/01/17

THE WARREN COUNTY GRAND JURY HAS INDICTED SEVEN CURRENT AND FORMER FOOBALL PLAYERS  AT WESTERN
KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..

THE SEVEN ALLEGEDLY ENTERED  THE  PREMISES  PI KAPPA ALPHA  FRATERNITY ON MARCH FIFTH…..AND FOUR OF THE
DEFENDENTS ARE ALLEGED TO HAVE ASSAULT AN INDIVIDUAL……

19 YEAR OLD QUINTON BAKER…..20 YEAR OLD XAVIER LANE…..18 YEAR OLD TYLER OBEE…..AND 20 YEAR OLD CECIL
STALLINGS  ARE CHARGED WITH  COMPLICITY  TO WANTON ENDANGERMENT, COMPLICITY TO ASSAULT  AN CRIMINAL
TRESPASS…….
19 YEAR OLD ANDREW  O’BRYAN IS CHARGED WITH MEMACING AND CRIMINAL TRESSPASS……
AND 19 YEAR OLD  JACHOUR  PEARSON AND 21 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON ARE CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL
TRESPASS……

AND WE REMIND LISTENERS THAT AN INDICTMENT  IS A FORMAL  CHARGE AND NOT PROFF OF GUILT……



TOTAL ECLIPSE
06/02/17
08:05AM

STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES  ARE PREPARING FOR A MASSIVE INFLUX  OF VISITORS…DURING A TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE ON THE
AFTERNOON OF AUGUST  21ST….

WHILE THE ECLIPSE WILL INCLUDE 14-STATES  IN THE NATION’S MID-SECTION…… GROUND ZERO FOR THE ECLIPSE RUNS
FROM NEAR CARBONDALE-ILLINOIS TO HOPKINSVILLE……

100-THOUSAND UP TO A HALF-MILLION VISITORS ARE EXPECTED TO START ARRIVING ABOUT THREE DAYS BEFORE THE
ECLIPSE….AND AT  TWO-MINUTES AND 40-SECONDS….THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS THE LONGEST ECLIPSE DURATION….
MAKING IT EVEN MORE ATTRACTIVE AS A VIEWING DESTINATION…..

ACCORDING TO NASA…….ANY GIVEN POINT ON THE PLANET WILL ONLY  EXPERIENCE A TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE ABOUT ONCE
EVERY 375 YEARS…..AND AN ECLIPSE WATCH PARTY  IS BEING PLANNED FOR DUMONT HILL ON AUGUST 21ST…..
SPORTS
06/02/17

TOMORROW AND SUNDAY IS FREE FISHING WEEK-END IN THE COMMONWEALTH….

HELD SINCE 1992….FREE FISHING WEEK-END  OFFERS RESIDENTS AND NON-RESIDENTS  THE OPPORTUNITY  TO FISH
WITHOUT A LICENSE OR PERMIT……

HOWEVER….LIMITS ON THE SIZE  AND NUMBER OF FISH THAT AN ANGLER MAY KEEP STILL APPLY…..

AND TROUT MAY ALSO BE KEPT  WITHOUT POSSESSION A TROUT PERMIT……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
06/01/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY FELL FROM
FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN MARCH TO THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN APRIAL…..AND THIS APRIL’S JOBLESS RATE
MATCHED THE THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT  RECORDED  IN APRIL OF LAST YEAR…..

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

STATEWIDE……JOBLESS RATES ROSE   IN 83 COUNTIES…..FELL IN 28…..AND REMAINED THE SAME  IN NINE…..
WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED  THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT THREE-POINT-ONE  PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY  HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS  RATE AT 17-POINT-THREE PERCENT…….



SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM
06/01/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION  IS  PARTICIPATING IN THE SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM AGAIN THIS
SUMMER…..AS  FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH WILL BE SERVED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY…..FOR THOSE 18 AND UNDER…..
BEGINNING TODAY AND RUNNING THRU   JULY 31ST…..

BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED FROM 7-30 TO 8-30 AT THE HIGH SCHOOL  AND THE CORE…..

LUNCH WILL BE SERVED FROM 11-11:25 AT THE SCOTTSVILLE HOUSING AUTHORITY AND COUNTRY PLACE APARTMENTS….

FROM, 11-20 TO 12-30 AT THE HIGH SCHOOL…..
FROM 11-35 TO 12NOON AT ALCO APARTMENTS…….
FROM 11-45 TO 12-30 AT THE CORE…..
FROM 12NOON TO 12-30 AT THE LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER  ON WOOD STREET….
AND FROM 12NOON TO 12-30 AT LANDMARK APARTMENTS….

MAPLE GROVE GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH WILL SERVE MEALS  JUNE 5TH AND 7TH FROM 6-45 TO 7-45…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL SERVE LUNCH SEVERAL DAYS IN JULY…. AND NO MEALS WILL BE SERVED JULY
FOURTH…….



STATE BUDGET CUTS
06/01/17

KENTUCKY’S STATE AGENCIES  WILL CUT ONE-PERCENT FROM THEIR BUDGETS TO HELP AVOID A 113-MILLION DOALR
SHORTFALL…..AS STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON ORDERED THE CUTS IN A LETTER SET TO CABINET
SECRETARIES……

THE CUTS ARE IN RESPONSE TO PRIJECTIONS THAT THE  COMONWEALTH  WILL NOT COLLECT ENOUGH  MONEY……IN
TAXES…..TO COVER ITS EXPENSES BY THE END OF THE FISCAL YEAR ON JUNE 30TH…..

AND CHILTON  WENT ON TO SAY NEXT YEAR  COULD BE JUST AS BAD  AND CABIENT SECRETATIES SHOLD PLAN FOR MORE
CUTS……AS STATE ECONOMISTS ARE PREDICTING A….SIMILAR SHORT FALL….FOR THE TWENTY-18 FISCAL YEAR…….



GREEN RIVER REOPENED
06/01/17

THE GREEN RIVER THROUGH MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HAS REOPENED FOR RECREATIONAL USE……AS THE RIVER HAS
RETURNED  TO SAFE LEVELS…..
HOWEWVER…..THERE CONTINUES  TO BE DOWN TREES AND HAZARDS THOUGH OUT THE GREEN AND NOLIN RIVERS….AND
PERSONAL FLOTATION  JACKETS  ARE REQUIRED TO BE WORN IN ALL WATER CRAFT……



SPORTS
06/01/17

FRANKLIN/SIMPSON CLAIMED THE FOURTH REGION BASEBALL TITLE WITH A SEVEN TO FOUR WIN OVER LOGAN COUNTY…..

AND IN GAME TWO OF THE STANLEY CUPS FINALS…..THE PENGUINS EXPLODED IN THE THRID PERIOD TO BREAK A ONE TO ONE
TIE…..AND BEAT THE PREDATORS FOUR TO ONE…..TO TAKE A TWO GAMES TO NONE LEAD……

THE SERIES RERTURNS TO NASHVILLE TOMORROW NIGHT WITHGAME THREE AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA…….

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF FISH AND WILDLFE  SAYS TURKEY HUNTERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH HAD A GOOD
SPRING……

AS  33-THOUSAND TURKEYS  WERE TAKEN DURING THE TWENTY-17 YOUT-ONLY AND GENERAL SEASONS…..
WHICH  IS A SIX-POINT-FIVE PERCENT INCREASE OVER TWENTY-16…..AND THE THIRD HIGHEST TOTAL ON RECORD……







SCAM ALERTS
05/31/17

A YEAR AFTER LAUNCHING “SCAM ALERTS”……ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR SAYS HIS OFFICE IS COLLABORATING WITH
MORE THAN 160-PARTNERS  ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH…..ON KENTUCY’S FIRST CONTINUOUS AND COPREHENSIVE  PUSH
TO PROTECT SENIORS FROM SCAMS…..

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS SIGNED UP OVER 93-HUNDRED RESIDENTS FOR “SCAM ALERTS”  WHICH IS THE
DIRECT MESSAGING ALERT SYSTEM…...HOSTED OVER 100 SCAM PREVENTION PRESENTATIONS…..REACHING  MORE
THAN                65-HUNDRED KENTUCKIANS…..AND RECEIVED  OVER 800 SCAM-SPECIFIC COMPLAINTS…….

THROUGH THE   A-G OFFICE’S MEDIATION SERVICES……NEARLY 880-THOUSAND DOLLARS HAS BEEN RETURNED TO
KENTUCKIANS…..

ANYONE INTERESTED IN RECEIVING “SCAM ALERTS”…..CAN TEXT…..K-Y-O-A-G-SCAM……TO GOV-THREE-ONE-ONE…..OR GO ON-
LINE TO A-G-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV-FORWARD SLASH-SCAMS…….



WHITNEY AUTOPOSY
05/31/17

PRELIMINARY AUTOPOSY  RESULTS HAVE RULED THE DEATH OF 40 YEAR OLD LARRY WHITNEY, JUNIOR ON MAY 16TH  AS A
HOMOCIDE……

WHITNEY’S TWO DAUGHTERS…..WHO WERE LAST SEEN AT HIS MEMORIAL SERVICE…. WERE LOCATED MONDAY AT A
RESIDENCE SMITHS GROVE….WERE RETURNED TO ALLEN COUNTY AND ARE IN THE CUSTODY  OF SOCIAL SERVICES….
AND THEIR MOTHER….MELISSA SCOTT……HAS BEEN CHARGED  WITH CUSTODIAL INTERFERENCE……



FATAL
05/31/17

AN ACCIDENT ON THE NUNN PARKWAY…..EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING NEAR GLASGOW…..CLAIMED A LIFE…..

GLASGOW POLICE  SAY THE TWO-THOUSAND-SIX  FORD….F-250….LEFT THE ROADWAY AND ROLLED SEVERALS TIMES BEFORE
COMING TO A STOP  AT THE GUARDRAIL…..
THE DRIVER…..39 YEAR OLD JAMES ELLIOTT OF INDIANA  WAS EJECTED AND TAKEN TO T-J SAMSON  HOSPITAL  WHERE HE
LATER DIED….AND HIS PASSENGER….ALSO FROM INDIVNA…..WAS  FLOWN TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..
THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES AS THE TRUCK  WAS REPORTED  STOLEN  IN INDIANAPOLIS……



WILKINS
05/31/17

69 YEAR OLD MARSHA KAY WILKINS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN
KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN
COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; DAVE WILKINS…..TWO SON  AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DAVID AND TAMMY OF SCOTTSVILLE
AND TIM OF TENNESSEE……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KAREN AND CHUCK STEWART OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A
BROTHER; MIKE COONEY OF LOUISVILLE……SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



FORD
05/31/17

68 YEAR OLD LENA FRANCIS BROWN FORD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT OLD LIBERTY LIGHTHOUSE MISSION WITH BURIAL IN OLD MACEDONIA
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING  AT THE MISSION…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; RAYMOND FORD OF TOMPKINSVILLE…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JEFFERY
BROWN AND JAMES AND MELISSA BROWN…..AND  TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; SANDRA AND ASA MEANS AND TAMMY
AND JESSIE WITCHER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…….A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; MARY HELEN AND GALE PROFITT OF
TOMPKINSVILLE……AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; VIRGINIA SULLIVAN AND HUSBAND BILLY OF ADOLPHUS…..13 GRANDCHILDREN AND
10 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/31/17

IN SEMI-FINAL ACTION AT THE  FOURTH REGION SOFTABLL TOURNAMENT…..THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE LADY
PATRIOTS AS THEY DROPPED A  FIVE TO ONE DECISION TO SOUTH WARREN……


GAME TWO IN THE STANLEY CUP FINALS ARE TONIGHT IN PITTSBURGH…..AS THE PREDATORS  PLAY THE PENGUINS…….WHO
LEAD THE SERIES ONE GAME TO NONE…….







STATE POLICE RECRUITMENT
05/30/17

KENTUCKY STATE POLICE  WILL HOST A SERIES OF RECRUITMENT TOWN HALL MEETINGS…..ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH…..
WHERE TROOPERS WILL ANSWER QUESTIONS  ABOUT THE NEW HIRING GUIDELINES  AND WHAT IT TAKES TO BECOME  A
STATE TROOPER…..

THE TOWN HALL MEETINGS BEGIN  TOMORROW IN MADISONVILLE…..AND ONE WILL BE HELD AT WARREN EAST HIGH SCHOOL  
ON JUNE EIGHTH……



MISSING GIRLS
05/30/17

TWO ALLEN COUNTY GIRL’S…..WHO WERE LAST SEEN MAY 18TH…..HAVE BEEN LOCATED  IN SMITHS GROVE…..

11 YEAR OLD CASSIE WHITNEY AND 13 YEAR OLD JEZZIE WHITNEY WERE  LAST SEEN MAY 18TH AT A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR
THEIR FATHER…..

THE ALLEN COIUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SAYS DEPUTIES FROM THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT LOCATED
THE GIRLS….
THEY’VE  BEEN RETURNED TO ALLEN COUNTY  AND ARE IN THE CUSTODY OF SOCIAL SERVICES…….



MEETINGS
05/30/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..
THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE DIABETES EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUP MEETS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 5 AND
THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS OF ALLEN COUNTY AND THE JAYCEES BOTH MEET THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6……



SPORTS
05/30/17

IN OPENINNG ROUND ACTION OF THE FOURTH REGIONS SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY…..THE LADY PATRIOT’S  
DEFEATED  FRANKLIN/SIMPSON NINE TO ONE…..

THE LADY  PATRIOTS WILL BE BACK IN ACTION TONIGHT AT 6…..


IN THE FIRST GAME OF THE STANLEY CUP FINALS…..

THE PREDATORS LOST TO PITTSBURGH FIVE TO THREE…..
GAME TWO  WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT……







BESHEAR NEW BOOK
05/25/17

SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE TOMORROW……FORMER GOVERNOR STEVE BESHER SAYS HIS NEW BOOK TITLED…..PEOPLE
OVER POLITICS…..IS ABOUT HOW TO MAKE GOVERNMENT WORK AGAIN…..

BESHEAR SERVED TWO TERMS AS GOVERNOR…..LEAVING OFFICE IN TWENTY-15……



SETTLEMENT
05/25/17

THE COMMONWEALTH WILL RECEIVE A HALF-MILLION DOLLARS….AS THE RESULT  OF A SETTLEMENT  WITH A JOHNSON AND
JOHNSON SUBSIDAIRY…..OVER ALLEGATIONS THAT FROM TWO-THOUSAND  NINE TO TWENTY-11……IT UNLAWFULLY
PROMOTED ITS   OVER-THE-COUNER DRUGS AS COMPLYING WITH MANUFACTURING SAFTY STANDARDS….

THE DRUGS  WERE MANUFACTURED BY  MCNEIL CONSUMER HEALTHCARE DIVISION……WHICH IS NOW A DIVISION OF
JOHNSON AND JOHNSON……



ARREST
05/25/17

THE CAVE CITY POLICE  STOPPED A 1999 MUSTANG   FOR RUNNING A STOP SIGN…..
OFFICERS DETECTED THE ORDER OF MARIJUANA  IN THE VEHICLE  AND THE K-NINE ALERTED ON THE VEHICLE…..…..
THE BARREN RIVER E DRUG TASK FORCE  WAS CALLED AND OFFICERS LOCATED MARIJUANA, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AND
SEVEN-THOUDAND DOLLARS CASH…..

A MAIJURAN CIGARETT WAS FOUND ON THE DRIVER…..31 YEAR OLD JESSICA WEBB OF HORSE CAVE…AND SHE ADMITTED SHE
ALSO HAS ADDITIONAL MARIJUANA AND CRYSTAL METH ON HER PERSON……

WEBB WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN C CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-NETH, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND TAMPERING
WITH EVIDENCE…..
HER PASSENGER…..30 YEAR OLD DOUGLAS WOOD OF CAVE CITY….WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA, RESISTING ARREST AND MENACING……



ARREST-WARREN
05/25/17

THE STATE POLICE ELECTRONIC CRIME BRANCH  HAS ARRESTED A WARREN COUNTY MAN ON CHARGES RELATED  TO THE
DISTRIBUTION AND POSSESSION  OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEX PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR…..

50 YEAR OLD KENNETH C. COSBY IS CHARGED WITH NINE COUNTS OF  DISTRIBUTION AND 20-COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF
MATTER PORTRAYING A SEX PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR…..

THE INVESTIGATION LED TO A SEARCH WARRANT BEING EXECUTED AT COSBY’S RESIDENCE…..WHERE EQUIPMENT USED TO
FACILITATE THE CRIME WAS SEIZED……



STONE
05/25/17

84 YEAR OLD DURWARD VAUGHN STONE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT  T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN STONY POINT
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A NIECE; JUANITA FAYE PARDUE OF SCOTTSVILLEL….AND A NEPHEW; KEVIN STONE OF GLAAGOW…..
SEVERAL GREAT-NEICES AND NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/25/17

BARERN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAS NAMED A NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACH…..
JACKSON  ARNETT TAKES OVER THE PROGRAM  FROM JEFF GRIFFITH…..WHO WILL BE COACHING  AT WARREN EAST THIS
SEASON……







911 BOARD REORGANIZED
05/24/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ISSUED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER  REORGANIZING THE KENTUCKY NINE-ONE-ONE SERVICES  
BOARD……

THE OREDER REDUCES THE BOARD’S MEMBERSHIP FROM 15 TO FIVE MEMERS…. AND TRANSITIONS DAILY MANAGEMENT OF
THE BOARD TO THE OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY……

THE NEW NINE-ONE-ONE BOARD WILL INCLUDE THE SECRETARY OF THE PUBLIC PROTECTION CABINET…..EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY……DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT…..THE
COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT…..AND A CITIZEN APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR….WHO IS
NOT A STATE  EMPLOYEE……



05/24/17
06:05AM

THE REC CROSS BLOOD MOIBILE WILL BE AT SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST…. TODAY…..FROM THREE TO SEVEN……

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……

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



TARGET SETTLEMENT
05/24/17

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS SETTLED WITH TARGET CORPORATION TO  RESOLVE  AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE RETAILER’S   
TWENTY-13  DATA BREACH…..THAT AFFECTED 700-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS……

KENTUCKY’S GENERAL FUND WILL RECEIVE  209-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR SETTLEMENT THAT
INCLUDED  47-STATES  AND THE DISTRICT  OF COLUMBIA…..
THE SETTLEMENT DOESN’T AFFECT ANY PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION BY CONSUMERS…..AND ONLY APPLIES TO CLAIMS
BROUGHT BY  ATTORNEYS GENERAL UNDER STATE’S CONSUMER PROTECTION LAWS…..…….



FISCAL COURT
05/24/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE EAST ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING….
FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO THE NEW  EIGHT-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLAR BUDGET  FOR NEXT YEAR…..
THE COURT ACCEPTED  A BID OF 37-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM  CHARLES M. MOORE INSURANCE  FOR THE VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENTS AND RESQUE SQUAD INSURANCE…..
THE COURT AUTHORIZED JUDGE EXECUTIVE JOHNNY HOBDY TO SIGN THE PAPER WORK FOR A  RECYCLING GRANT OF   23-
HUNDRED-49-DOLLARS FOR A NEW RECYCLING TRAILER…..…..
AND THE COURT ACCPETED THE  SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT TWENTY-16 FEE SETTLEMENT….



SPORTS
05/24/17

THE SEASON ENDED  LAST NIGHT FOR THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM S AS THEY LOST 4-1 TO TO BARREN COUNTY IN THE
DISTRICT TOURNAMENT......

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT, CHAMPIONSHIP  GAME, THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A ONE TO NOTHING DECISION OF
BARREN  COUNTY.....BOTH TEAMS NOW OVE ON TO NEXT WEEK'S REGIONAL TOURNAMENT....







SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM
05/23/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN THE SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM AGAIN THIS
SUMMER…..AS  FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH WILL BE SERVED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY…..FOR THOSE 18 AND UNDER…..JUNE
FIRST THRU  JULY 1ST…..

BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED AT THE HIGH SCHOOL  AND THE CORE…..
LUNCH WILL BE SERVED AT THE SCOTTSVILLE HOUSING AUTHORITY AND COUNTRY PLACE APARTMENTS….COUNTY PLACE
APARTMENTS…..THE HIGH SCHOOL…..ALCO APARTMENTS…….THE CORE…..THE LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER  ON WOOD
STREET….AND LANDMARK APARTMENTS….

MAPLE GROVE GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH MEALS  JUNE 5TH AND 7TH….
THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL SERVE LUNCH SEVERAL DAYS IN JULY…..

AND NO MEALS WILL BE SERVED JULY FOURTH…….



SHOOTING
05/23/17

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED IN GREEN COUNTY SUNDAY THAT CLAIMED THE LIFE   OF A 12
YEAR OLD….

THE JUVENILE  HAD BEEN PLAYING  WITH A 13-YEAR OLD….IN THE BASEMENT OF THE RESIDENCE….WHEN A SHOT WAS FIRED
FROM WHAT WAS BELIEVED  TO BE A TOY GUN……



SCHOOL BOARD
05/23/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING….THE BOARD APPROVED THE TENTATIVE TWENTY-17-18  
BUDGER…..

FOOD SERVIES DIRECTOR MARY HOBDY INFORMED THE BOARD THAT THE HIGH SCHOOL HAS  MET THE REQUIREMENTS…..AND
STARTING NEXT SCHOOL YEAR EACH STUDENT  WILL RECEIVE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH AT  NO CHARGE…..

THE BOARD DID APPROVE RAISING  THE PRICE OF THE STUDENT BREAKFAST FROM A DOLLAR-10 TO A DOLLAR-25….AND THE
STUDENT LUNCH FROM  A DOLLAR-85 TO TWO DOLLARS….
AND APPROVAL WAS GIVEN FOR THE  “NON-TRADATIONAL INSTRUCTIONAL DAY PROGRAM”  FOR NEXCT SCHOOL YEAR WHICH
CAN BE USED TO MAKE UP DAYS MISSED……



COLE
05/23/17

74 YEAR OLD LENITA COOK COLE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN….A
CELEBRATION OF LIFE  WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON
SUNDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE CENTER
FOR COURAGEOUS KIDS…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; KEN AND LINDA KELLAR OF TENNESSEE……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;
VALERIE AND JEFF POWELL OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; JAMES AND SANDY COOK OF BOWLING
GREEN AND JOE AND DONNA COOK OF SOUTH CAROLINA…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; RITA AND TOMMY
MCGUFFEY OF BRANDENBURG AND LAURIE WILLIAMS OF MISSISSIPPI…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SHARP
05/23/17

44 YEAR OLD RHONDA LYNN SHARP OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MAY 18TH AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AT 12NOON AT FOUNDATION BAPTIST CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY SIX SONS; ROBERT TOMES, ANTHONY SHARP, MARSHALL TOWNS, MICHA TOMES, WILLIAM TOMES AND
JOSEPH SHARP ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER; TIFFANY TOWNS OF TENNESSEE……HER FATHER; CHARLES TOMES AND
WIFE GAYLE OF TENNESSEE…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; CHARLES AND LISA TOMES, CHAD AND ROSEANNA
TOMES AND JOHN TOMES…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; TINA AND ROBERT GALLOWAY AND MELISSA AND CHAD
GALLOWAY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



NORRIS
05/23/17

85 YEAR OLD FONDA FAY NORRIS OF EAGLEVILLE, TENNESSEE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR
THE SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY…..VISISTATION BEGINS AFTER 10 THURSDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JAMES AND JEAN OF BOWLING GREEN AND CHARLES AND VIVIAN OF
MISSISSIPPI…..FOUR DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; GAYLA AND DON BAGGETT , KATHY AND ERWIN GAINES, JUDY AND EDDIE
LOWE AND SANDY AND CHUCK HUGHES……AND A  BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; LIONS AND HELEN SANDERS ALL OF
TENNESSEE…..A SISTER; GLENNIS MITCHELL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A HALF-SISTER; DONNA CRAVENS OF INDIANA…..11
GRANDCHILDREN, 27 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GREAT-GRANCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……




SPORTS
05/23/17

LAST NIGHT….THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM  FACED OFF AGAINST GLASCOW IN THE FIRST ROUND IN THE 15TH DISTRICT
TURNMENT….AND CAME OUT WITH AN EIGHT TO FIVE WIN……


FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FRANCHISE HISTORY……
THE PREDATORS WILL BE PLAYING FOR THE STANLEY CUP AS THEY DEFEATED THE MIGHTY DUCKS LAST NIGHT……SIX TO
THREE…..TO CLAIM THE WESTERN CONFERENCE TITLE….

THE PREDATORS WILL PLAY  DEFENDING CHAMPIONS  PITTSBURGH OR OTTAWA…….MONDAY…..IN GAME ONE……


AT THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT TONIGHT…..
THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON THE TROJANETTES IN THE TITLE GAME…..

AND AT  THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT…
THE PATRIOTS  BATTLE  BARREN COUNTY……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…. WVLE…..STARTING  AT FIVE-30……..







SPEED LIMIT RAISED
05/22/17

EFFECTIVE TODAY…..THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET HAS AUTHORIZED THE SPEED LIMIT ON A SECTION  OF TWO-
31……IN ALLEN AND WARREN COUNTIES….. TO BE RAISED FROM 55 MILES-PER-HOUR TO 65 MILES-PER-HOUR….

THE  APPROXIMATLEY  13-MILE SECOND IS FROM NEAR THE BRIDGE OVER  DRAKES CREEK AT MILE POINT FIVE-POINT-ONE IN
WARREN COUNTY……TO JUST OUTSIDE SCOTTSVILLE AT MILE  POINT-SEVEN…..

THE BOWLING GREEN TRANSPORTATION OFFICE HAD HEARD FROM  .AND WORKED WITH…..LOCAL STAKEHOLDERS….
OFFICIALS….AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS ABOUT RAISING THE SPEED LIMIT IN THAT AREA….
AND ACCORDING  TO A   RECENT TRAFFIC ENGINEERING INVESTIGATION…..A 65 MILE-PER-HOUR SPEED LIME ZONE IS
JUSTIFIED  ON THE ROUTE……



KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UP
05/22/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S  APRIL UNEPLOYMENT RATE WAS FIVE-
POINT-ONE PERCENT…WHICH WAS UP SLIGHTLY  FROM THE FIVE-PERCENT REPORTED IN MARCH…..

THIS APRIL’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO   A-TENTH-OF-A-PERCENT HIGHER THAN THE FIVE PERCENT RECORDED IN APRIL OF
LAST YEAR…..

HOWEVER…..THE INCREASE IN THE UNEMPLOYED RATE FOR APRIL APPEARS TO REFLECT WORKERS WHO ARE RETURING TO
THE LABOR FORCE…..AS INDIVIDUALS  WHO STOPPED LOOKING FOR WORK OVER THE PAST FEW YEARS  APPEAR TO BE
SEARCHING  FOR EMPLOYMENT AGAIN AS KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY HAS IMPROVED…..

THE NATIONAL   JOBLESS RATE FOR APRIL WAS FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT…..



ARREST
05/22/17

FRIDAY THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE INVESTIGATED ILLEGAL DRUG ACTIVITY AT A RESIDENCE ON CHEATHAM
STREET IN GLASGOW….

20 YEAROLD KIA-SHAWN JAMAL TOOLEY WAS ARREST AND CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-
COCAINE  FIRE ARM ENHANCED  AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA….OTHER CHARGES ARE PENDING FOLLOWING
THE TESTING OF OTHER DRUGS AND PILLS THAT WERE FOUND AT  THE RESIDENCE…..

DETECTIVES  ALSO LOCATED FIVE-GRAMS OF CRACK COCAINE, MARIJUANA, VARIOUS PILLS AND SUSPECTED CRYSTAL
METH……
ALSO FOUND IN THE RESIDENCE  WERE DRUG PARAPHERNALIA,  A HANDGUN AND APPROXIMATELY  12-HUNDRED DOLLARS
CASH…….



WORK FORCE FUNDS
05/22/17

A NUMBER OF  AREA SCHOOLS HAVE RECEIVED GRANTS….FROM THE WORK READY  SKILLS INITIATIVE ADVISORY COMMITTEE….
TO TRAIN THE LOCAL WORK FORCE…..

HART COUNTY SCHOOLS AND  THE CAVERNA  INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS  WERE AWARDED  THREE-POINT-THREE MILLION
DOLLARS TO CONSTRUCT THE  GREEN RIVER COLLEGE AND CAREER ACADEMY….WHICH WILL TRAIN  300-STUDENTS  AND
120- ADULTS  ANNUAL IN SEVERAL CAREER FIELDS…..

LOGAN COUNTY SCHOOLS RECEIVED  932-THOUSAND DOLALRS…..
THE TAYLOR COUNTY SCHOOLS RECEIVED TWO-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLLARS…..
AND THE ADAIR COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION WAS AWARDED  238-THOUSAND DOLLARS……



MEETINGS
05/22/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..
THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETS TONIGHT AT 6…..

TOMORROW MORNING AT 10 THE HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS, THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL
MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4  AND FISCAL COURT MEETS TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7…..

WEDNESDAY THE ALLEN COUNTY “AG”  DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL MEETS AT NOON…..

THURDAY NIGHT  THE JAYCEES MEET AT 7…….



YORK
05/22/17

75 YEAROLD BILLY JOE YORK OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….FUNEAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(TUES) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…. VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…. AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM
OF DONATIONS TO FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DARLENE YORK…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; REVONDA AND LARRY CAPPS
OFTOMPKINSVILLE…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND TINA AND BRANDON AND BRANDY ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; HENRY OF HOLLAND….TWO SISTERS; SHIRLEY COFFEE OF HOLLAND AND RUBY LIGHT OF
FOUNTAIN RUN…..AND HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW; WILLIE MAE RUSSELL OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/22/17

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT BEING PLAYED AT MONROE COUNTY….……
BARREN COUNTY GOES AGAINST  MONROE COUNTY……AND THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE  ON GLASGOW…..
AND KYLE HAWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION   FROM THE  LADY PATRIOT GAME ON  99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE….
STARTING AROUND SEVEN TONIGHT……


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE AREA NIGHT WITH A CHANCE TO WRAP UP THE WESTERN CONFERNECE TITLE AS
THEY HOST THE MIGHTY DUCKS…LEADING THE SERIES THREE GAME TO TWO…….

THE FOURTH REGION….ALL-SEASON SOFTBALL TEAMS THAT ARE VOTED ON BY REGION COACHES…..HAVE BEEN
ANNOUNCED…..

LADY PATRIOTS NAMED TO THE FIRST TEAM ARE  KALEE SKAGGS AND RYLEY WHITNEY……
AND TAYLOR STAMPS WAS NAMED TO THE SECOND TEAM……







GRADUATION
05/19/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF TWENTY-17 WILL HOLD GRADUATION CEREMONIES TONIGHT……IN
PATRIOT GYM…..DOORS OPEN AT 5:30PM AND GRADUATION BEGINS AT SIX-30…….




KY PENSION DEBT GROWS
05/19/17

THE COMMONWEALTH’S PUBLIC PENSON DEBT GREW  BY TWO-BILLION DOLLARS YESTERDAY…..AS  THE KENTUCKY
RETIREMENT SYSTEMS BOARD  MADE  DRAMATIC CHANGES ……AND LOWERED ESTIMATES ON PAYROLL GROWTH…..
INFLATION…..AND INVESTMENT RETURNS…..

THAT MEANS THE UNFUNDED LIABILITY FOR THE KENTUCKY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTME…..NON-HAZADOUS
SYSTEM……GREW FROM 11-BILLION TO 13-BILLON DOLLARS…..

WITH THE CHANGES….THE COMMONWEALTH  NOW HAS 13-PERCENT OF THE MONEY IT OWES TO RETIREES OVER THE NEXT 30-
YEARS…..MAKING IT ONE OF THE WORST FUNDED FUNDS  IN THE COUNTRY…..

THE BOARD DID DELAY CHANGES TO THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR LOCAL GOERNMENT  EMPLOYEES……



WILLIAMS
05/18/17

57 YEAR OLD RUBY CHERRY WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO   AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEAL
CEMETERY.  VISITATION WILL BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (FRI)  AT THE FUNERAL HOME……AND   EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY.

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND;  CLINT WILLIAMS…TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;   BUSTER  AND SARAHCHERRY
AND CODY AND KARA CHERRY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A STEP-SON; WESLEY WILLIAMS…..AND A STEP-DAUGHTER; LINDSEY
WILLIAMS BOTH OF MUNFORDVILLE…



SPORTS
05/19/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM DOWNED GREENWOOD SIX TO TWO…..
AND THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM WAS SHUT-OUT BY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON EIGHT TO NOTHING…….


IN OVERTIME……THE PREDATORS DROPPED A THREE TO TWO DECISION TO THE MIGHTY DUCKS…..THE SERIES WHICH IS NOW
TIED AT TWO GAMES A PIECE….  RESUMES TOMORROW IN ANAHEIM……


THE TWENTY-17…..LITTLE PATRIOT BASKETBALL   CAMP…..WILL BE JUNE FIFTH THRU SEVENTH  AT PATRIOT GYM……

THE CAMP IS OPEN TO YOUNGSTERS  WHO  WILL BE IN THE FIRST THRU EIGHTH GRADE IN THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR…..

COST….60-DOLLARS PER CAMPER…..100-DOLLARS FOR FAMILIES WITH TWO CAMPERS…..AND FOR A FAMILY  OF THREE
CAMPER  130-DOLLALRS…..

YOU CAN REGISTER  ON-LINE OR ON THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP……







HOUSING MARKET GAINS
05/18/17

THE KENTUCKY REAL ESTATE MARKET FINISHED THE FIRST QUARTER OF THE YEAR ON AN UP-SWING…..AS  TOTAL HOME
SALES ROSE EIGHT-POINT-SIX PERCENT… FROM 99-HUNDRED 46 LAST YEAR  TO  10-THOUSAND- 805 THIS YEAR….…..

THE COMMONWEALTH’S  MEDIAN HOME PRICE ROSE  ONE-POINT-NINE PERCENT FOR THE QUARTER…..JUMPING FROM  114-
THOUSAND-416 DOLLARS…..TO 116-THOUSAND-667 DOLLARS…..WHICH IS   BELOW THE NATIONAL AVERAGE HOME PRICE OF  
232-THOUSAND-100 DOLLARS….

IN MARCH…..THE TOTAL  NUMBER OF HOMES SOLD IN KENTUCKY  ROSE 12-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT….
MARCH ALSO SAW INVENTORY LEVELS  HIT A FOUR-MONTHS SUPPLY…..WHILE THE DAYS ON MARKET DROPPED TO 124
DAYS……DOWN FROM 146 THIS TIME LAST YEAR……



CRIME STOPPERS
05/18/17

SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY CRIME STOPPERS AND THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARMENT ARE  SEEKING YOUR HELP IN
SOLVING AN ALLEN COUNTY MURDER…..

ON JANURY SEVENTH…..THE BODY OF  38 YEAR OLD WEDNELL JACKSON  WAS FOUND IN HIS GARAGE ON HADE BELL ROAD…..
HIS DEATH HAS BEEN  RULED A HOMICIDE…. AND FAMILY MEMBERS TOLD AUTHORITIES  THEY LAST SPOKE WITH JACKSON  ON
JANUARY  SECOND….

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THIS OR ANY CRIME…..YOU’RE ASK TO CALL CRIME STOPPERS   AT SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE
CLUE……OR TOLL-FREE AT EIGHT-SIX-SIX-EIGHT-FOUR-TWO-CLUE….OR GO ON-LINE AT SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE-DOT-COM…..

AND REMEMBER……CRIME STOPPERS ONLY WANTS YOUR INFORMATION AND NOT YOUR NAME……



ZIKA SUMMIT
05/18/17

THE TWENY-17 ZIKA SUMMIT WAS HELD RECENTLY IN FRANKFORT….AS STATE AND HEALTH LEADERS GATHERED  TO DISCUSS
THE CURRENT STATE OF THE ZIKA THREAT…

THERE IS NO VACCINE TO PREVENT INFECTION AND NO SPECIFIC ACTIVIRAL TREATMENT FO ZIKA……..AND HEALTH OFFICIALS  
SAY MOSQUITO CONTROL IS CRITICAL TO PREVENTING   THE  ZIKA VIRUS AND MINIMIZING THE SPREAD OF WEST NILE AND
OTHER MOSQUITO BORNE DISEASES…..

ZIKA HAS BEE IDENTIFIED BY THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION AS A INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH THREAT………WITH
ONGOING LOCAL TRANSMISION OCCURRING IN MORE THAN  60-COUNTRIES….

NO LOCALLY TRANSMITTED CASE OF ZIAK HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH….HOWEVER….TO DATE….37 CASES  
OF ZIKA HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN KENTUCKIANS WITH A TRAVEL EXPOSURE AND..OR…SEXUAL EXPOSURE TO SOMEONE WHO
TRAVELED TO A ZIKA AFFECTED AREA……



WHITNEY
05/18/17

40 YEAR OLD LARRY EDWARD WHITNEY, JUNIOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
AND A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; BRAXTON…..TWO DAUGHTERS; JEZZIE AND CASSIE… THE CHILDREN’S MOTHER; MELISSA SCOTT…..
HIS FATHER; LARRY WHITNEY, SENIOR….. HIS MOTHER; KAREN MATHIS……A BROTHER; MICHAEL…..AND THREE SISTERS;
LAURA AND MELISA WHITNEY AND KARA YORK ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……..



SPORTS
05/18/17


THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO GREENWOOD

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE MIGHTY DUCKS IN GAME FOUR OF THE WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS……
AS NASHVILLE LEADS THE SERIES TWO GAME TO ONE…..



CONNOR RICHARDSON OF HART COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL TOOK HOME TOP INDIVIDUAL HONORS  IN THE TWENTY-17…..
KENTUCKY STATE HIGH SCHOOL CLAY TARGET LEAGUE’S….SPRING TRAP SHOOTING SEASON….
IN TEAM COMPETITION….GREEN COUNTY…..HART COUNTY….AND TODD COUNTY CENTERL HIGH SCHOOLS WON THEIR
RESPECTIVE CONFERENCES……







POLICE OFFICER CEREMONY
05/17/17

IN OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL POLICE MEMORIAL WEEK…..THE ALLEN COUNTY FRAERNAL OF  POLCIE…..LODGE 36….WILL
HOLD ITS ANNUAL  “POLICE OFFICER MEMORIAL CEREMONY”  TOMORORW MORNING ……STARTING 11…AT THE ALLEN COUNTY
LAW ENFOCEMENT CENTER…..

GUEST SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE  STATE REPRESENTATIVE  WILSON STONE  AND RETIRED  TAMPA  POLICE CHIEF ROBERT
SMITH…….

THE PULIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND TOMORROW’S CEREMONY……..



DEATH INVESTIGAITION
05/17/17

THE  INVESTIGATION  INTO THE DEATH  OF AN ALLEN COUNTY MAN CONTINUES…..

AROUND SIX-30 YESTERDAY MORNING…..SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY  NINE-ONE-ONE  RECEIVED A CALL FROM THE THREE-
28 BAYS BEND ROAD……IN REFEERENCE TO A PERSON THAT HAD BEEN INJURED…..

E-M-S….THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT….AND SCOTTSVILLE POLICE RESPONDED TO THE SCENE……AND UPON ARRIVAL…..
FOUND AN INDIVIDUAL IDENTIFIED AS  40 YEAR OLD LARRY  WHITNEY, JUNIIOR  WITH AN INJURY TO HIS CHEST……

WHITNEY WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED  ON
ARRIVAL………



GAS PRICES
05/17/17

THE AVERAGE PRICE FOR REGULAR GAS…..NATIONWIDE…..HAS FALLEN TO         TWO-DOLLARS AND 37-CENTS A GALLON…..

MEANWHILE…..ACCORDING TO THE TRIPLE  “A” EAST/CENTRAL FUEL GUAGE REPORT….GAS PRICES IN WEST/CENTRAL
KENTUCKY  INCREASED  THREE CENTS THIS WEEK…. TO TWO-DOLLARS AND 18-CENTS A GALLON….

THAT’S UP FROM TWO-15 A GALLON LAST WEEK…..
AND JUST SLIGHTLY BELOW THE TWO-DOLLARS AND 18-CENTS A GALLON THIS TIME LAST YEAR…….



DOOLIN SCHOLARSHIP
05/17/17

LAST NIGHT WAS “ AWARDS NIGHT”  AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL… AND ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE
EVENING  WAS THE AWARDING OF THE FIRST GABBI DOOLIN SCHOLARSHIP…..WHICH WAS ESTABLISHED TO HONOR THE
SEVEN YEAR OLD WHO WAS KILLED IN NOVEMBER TWENTY-15…..

SENIOR HOLLY GAINES…..WHO PLANS TO BECOME AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER….WAS PRESENTED THE
SCHOLARSHIP  BY GABBI’S OLDER BROTHER…..



TEEN CHARGED WITH ARSON
05/17/17

A 14-YEAR OLD WARREN COUNTY TEEN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ARSON AND FOUR COUNTS OF WANTON ENDANGERMENT….
FOLLOWING A SMALL FIRE AND THREATS OF ARSON EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING….

WARERN COUNTY DEPUTIES  WERE CALLED TO OAK RIDGE WAY TO AN ARSON COMPLAINT….AND WHILE ON THE WAY….
RECEIVE A CALL OF A STRUCTURE  FIRE….
THE FRONT  DOOR OF THE HOME HAD BEEN SET ON FIRE….HOWEVER….THE HOME OWNER WAS ABLE TO PUT IT OUT……

THE INVESTIGATIONS LED DEPUTIES TO ANOTHER RESIDENCE  ON OAK RIDGE WAY WHERE THEY TOOK THE 14-YEAR OLD INTO
CUSTODY…….



ADAIR ARREST
05/17/17

AN ADAIR COUNTY MAN IS FACING NUMEROUS CHARGES FOLLOWING  A FOUR-COUNTY…..55 MILE PURSUIT….THAT BEGAN ON
THE GREEN RIVER WILDLIFE MAMAGEMENT AREA IN TAYLOR COUNTY…..

THE PURSUIT BEGAN WHEN FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICER TRAVIS NEAL APPROACH A VEHICLE THAT WAS ILLEGALLY PARKED IN
THE WILDLIFE AREA…..

38 YEAR OLD MARK MATTINGLY IS FACING NINE CHANGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE PURSUIT…..IN ADDITION TO TWO
OUTSTANDING WARRANTS IN WASHINGTON COUNTY  AND ONE IN TAYLOR COUNTY……



E-MAIL SCAM
05/17/17

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED A SCAM ALERT….TO WARN KENTUCKIANS OF AN E-MAIL SCAM THAT
RELIES ON SPOOF GOVERNMENT     E-MAIL ADDRESSES TO DEFRAUD  RESIDENTS…..

FIVE REORTS TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S  OFFICE INDICATES THE SPOOF E-MAIL APPEARS TO COME FROM A CURRENT  
STATE EMPLOYEE…...AND IT SOLICITS MONEY IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A SWEEPSTAKE  PRIZE THE CONSUMER HAS
SUPPOOSEDLY WON……
THE CONTENT OF THE MESSAGE MIGHT ALSO INCLUDE AN…..OFFICIAL….REQUEST FOR PERSONAL OR FINANCIAL
INFORMATION…..OR SEEK PAYMENT FOR AN OUTSTANDING  DEBT……

OVER THE LAST YEAR…..MORE THAN 200-REPORTS OF  IMPERSONATION SCAMS WERE REPORTED TO THE ATTORNEY
GENERAL’S OFFICE……AND 10 OF THOSE REPORTS ACCOUNT FOR KENTUCKIANS  LOSING NEARLY 50-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..



SPORTS
05/17/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM WAS AT HOME LAST NIGHT…..TO TAKE ON WARERN CENTRAL…..AND THEY SHUT-OUT THE
DRAGONS FIVE TO NOTHING…..

NEXT GAME FOR THE PATRIOTS WILL BE TOMORROW  WHEN THEY HOST FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


THE HOT RODS DROPPED A ONE TO NOTHING DECISION TO THE WHITECAPS……


IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS……THE PREDATORS BEAT THE MIGHT DUCKS TWO TO ONE…..TO TAKE A TWO GAMES TO ONE
LEAD IN THE SERIES…..
GAME FOUR WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA……


THE DISTRICT 15 BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN MONDAY….

IN BASEBALL ACTON…..GLASGOW PLAYS MONROE COUNTY MONDAY…..THE PATTIOTS TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY  TUESDAY….
AND THE CHAMPSIONSHIP GAME IS WEDNESDAY……

IN THE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT……MONDAY WILL SEE BARREN COUNTY GO AGAINST MONROE COUNTY….AND THEN THE LADY
PATRIOTS TANGLE  WITH GLASGOW……THE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE PLAYED TUESDAY…..

BOTH TOURNAMENT ARE BEING HELD AT  MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL……







AIRPORT FUNDING
05/16/17

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS BEEN SINKING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS INTO SMALL AIRPORTS OVER  THE LAST YEAR…..AND PLANS
TO INVEST  MORE NEXT YEAR…..IN THE NAME OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT…..

MOST KENTUCKIANS ARE FAMILIAR  WITH THE MAJOR AIRPORTS SUCH AS  LOUISVILLE INTERNATIONAL…..BLUEGRASS…AND
CINCINNTI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY….BUT THERE ARE NEARLY 60 SMALLER…..LESSER-KNOWN AIRPOETS….. ACROSS THE
COMMONWEALTH…..

SIX MAJOR PAVEMENT RERHABILITATION PROJECTS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED SO FAR…..INCLUDING FULL ASPHALT OVERLAYS  
AT TOMPKINSVILLE-MONROE COUNTY…..AND RUSSELLVILLE-LOGAN COUNTY  AIRPORTS…..
FOUR MORE PROJECTS ARE EXPECTED  TO BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF THE YEAR……
AND AT LEAST 15 MORE PROJECTS ARE PLANNED FOR FISCAL YEAR  TWENTY-18…….



AREA SCHOOL NEWS
05/16/17

AS THE SCHOOL YEAR STARTS TO WIND DOWN……

YESTERDAY…..THE WARREN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT BROKE GROUND FOR A NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO BE
CONSTRUCTED NEXT TO HENRY MOSS MIDDLE SCHOOL……

AND THE BARREN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND SPAN TECH ANNOUNCED A NEW INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTUING TECHNICIAN
APPRENTICESHIP……



NEW MAMMOTH CAVE RIVER RULES
05/16/17

WITH THE RECENT BREACH AND REMOVAL  OF LOCK AND DAM SIX ON THE GREEN RIVER…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK
HAS ANNOUNCED NEW RULES FOR RIVER USERS INSIDE THE PARK……

THE PARK NOW REQUIRES RIVER USERS TO WEAT PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVISES…..OR P-F-Ds….AT ALL TIMESWHEN ON THE
GREEN  OR NOLIN RIVERS WITHIN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK…..AND FLOODPLAIN CAMPING IS RESTRICTED TO THE
UPPER STRETCHES OF GREEN FIVE IN THE PARK……

THE RIVER BANKS ARE CHANGING…..IN SOME PLACES THE CURRENT IS MORE SWIFT THAN IN THE PAST…..AND IT WILL TAKE
TIME FOR THE RIVERS TO FIND THEIR NEW NORMAL……



TAX ROLLS
05/16/17

HERE’S A REMINDER FROM  ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY VALUATION ADMINISTRATOR TRACY OLIVER…..THAT TODAY IS THE FINAL
DAY THE  TAX ROLLS WILL BE OPEN FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION……

THE P-V-A OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TODAY FROM EIGHT UNTIL FOUR-30……



SPORTS
05/16/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME THIS AFTERNOON TO TAKE ON RUSSELL COUNTY……
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS  HOST WARREN CENTRAL……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARISTY GAME…..ON 99-POINT THREE……LOVE-FM…..
WVLE……STARTING AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON…….



THE PREDATORS RETURN HOME TO TAKE ON THE MIGHTY DUCKS IN GAME THREE OF THEIR WESTERN SERIES CONFERENCE
CHAMPIONSHIP…..WITH THE SERIES TIED AT ONE GAME A PIECE…….



THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY TOYOTA  AS THE…..OFFICIAL VEHICLE OF THE SPEEDWAY…..

THE GEORGETOWN PLANT…..WHICH EMPLOYEES AROUND EIGHT-THOUSAND…. IS THE AUTOMAKERS LARGEST PLANT IN THE
WORLD……..







GOVERNOR’S SAFETY AND HEALTH AWARDS
05/15/17

48 COMPANIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH….EARNED THE “GOVERNOR’S  SAFETY AND HEALTH AWARD LAST YEAR…..WHICH WAS
A RECORD FOR WORK PLACE SAFETY  IN KENTUCKY……
AMONG  THOSE COMPANIES BEING HONORED WERE FARMER’S RURAL ELECTRIC  IN GLASGOW  AND SUMITOMO  ELECTRIC
WIRING  SYSTEMS  IN EDMONTON AND SCOTTSVILLE….

THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET HAS RENEWED ITS FOCUS  ON WORKPLACE SAFETY…..EDUCATION….AND TRAINING WITH ITS
NEW PROGRAM CALLED…..           ”K-Y-SAFE”……

BASED ON  A REPORT  FROM THE BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS….. OF RECORDABLE  INCIDENTS PER 100 FULL-TIME
EMPLOYEES…. KENTUCKY’S  RATE IMPROVED FROM THREE-POINT-EIGHT   IN TWENTY-14…..TO THREE-POINT-SEVEN  IN
TWENTY-15….WHICH WAS THE LOWEST RATE FOR THE COMMONWEALTH  SINCE IT WAS FIRST CALCULATED IN 1996 WHEN THE
RATE WAS EIGHT-POINT-FOUR……….



KENTUCKY ONE TO SELL JESISH
05/15/17

KENTUCKY-ONE HEALTH SAYS  IT PLANS  TO SELL ITS FLAGSHIP…..JEWISH HOSPITAL….AND OTHER FACILITIES IN
LOUISVILLE…..IN ORDER TO FOCUS ON ITS OPERATIONS IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN KENTUCKY…..

KENTUCKY  ONE WAS FORMED IN TWENTY-12 BY THE MERGER OF  JEWISH HOSPITAL…..AND ST. MARY’S HEALTH CARE AND
SAINT JOSEPH HEALTH SYSTEM  IN LEXINGTON……



MEETINGS
05/15/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..
GRAHAM LODGE AND THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 7……

THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 4 THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE ALZEHEIMER’S EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUP MEETS
AND THE V-F-W MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6……



PLANE CRASH
05/15/17

A SMALL PLANE CRASH IN CHRISTIAN COUNTY HAS CLAIMED THE LIVES OF TWO IOWA RESIDENTS….

AUTHORITIES  SAY THE COUPLE WAS ON THE WAY FROM IOWA TO ALABAMA WHEN THE PLANE WENT DOWN  FRIDAY NEAR
HOPKINSVILLE……



CONVICTED FELON INDICTED
05/15/17

A CONVICTED FELON LIVING IN LOGAN COUNTY HAS BEEN INDICTED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY WITH ONE COUNT OF
POSSESSION  WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUT METH AND  TWO COUNTS OF BEING A FELON IN LPOSSESSION OF FIREARMS AND
AMMUNITION…..

40  YEAR OLD SHERMAN WATKINS…..WHO WAS LIVING IN RUSSELLVILLE……HAS TWO PREVIOSU CONVICTIONS  IN JEFFERSON
COUNTY……




WARREN ESCAPEE FOUND
05/15/17

STATE POLICE RECEIVED  A CALL FROM THE WARREN COUNTY REGIONAL JAIL…. THAT 27 YEAR OLD CHELSEA  MINTON OF
BOWLING GREEN  HAD ESCAPED….

SHE WAS LOCATED AT A RESIDENCE  ON JAMES ELKINS ROAD  AND TAKEN BACK INTO CUSTODY  AND CHARGED WITH
ESCAPE…………



ACCIDENT-HART
05/15/17

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN HART COUNTY YESTERDAY….AT THE INTER-SECTON OF 31-E AND HARDYVILLE ROAD….. INJURED
ONE PERSON…..

STATE POLICE SAY 44 YEAR OLD JESSIE DAWSON OF GREENSBURG PULLED HIS TWO-THOUSAND-ONE FORD PICKUP INTO THE
PATH OF A TWENTY-15  CHEVY PICKUP OPERATED BY 40 YEAR OLD  STEPHEN  CARROLL OF CANMER…..
THE COLLISION CAUSED  DAWSON’S PICKUP TO OVERTURN…..AND HE WAS FLOWN TO UNIVERSITY  OF LOUISVILLE
HOSPITAL…….



SPORTS
05/15/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN EAST….


IN THE WESTERN CONFERENCE…..STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS…..THE PREDATORS LOST TO THE DUCKS IN ANAHEIM FIVE TO
THREE……

GAME THREE IN THE SERIES…..WHICH IS NOW TIED AT ONE GAME A PIECE… WILL BE TOMORORW NIGHT IN  NASHVILLE……







DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY
05/12/17

THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION  HAS AWARDED  MORE THAN SEVEN-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS IN LITERACY
GRANTS…..TO NEARLY  870 NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS…..LIBRAREIS….AND SCHOOLS….

THE FUNDS ARE AIMED ATSUPPORTING  ADULT…..FAMILY….AND SUMMER LITERACY PROGRAMS WITHIN  A 20-MILE RADIUS  OF A
DOLLAR GENERAL STORE OR DISTRIBUTION CENTERS……IN THE 44 STATES DOLLAR GENERAL SERVES…..

THRU MAY 18TH…..THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FUND IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR YOUTH LITERACY GRANTS…..TO
SUPPORT  SCHOOLS…..PUBLIC LIBRARIES…..AND NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS IN IMPLEMENTING NEW OR EXPANDING
LITERACY EFFORTS……

APPLICATIONS   ARE AVAILABLE  ON-LINE  AT….. D-G-LITERACY-DOT-ORG…….



NEW TROOPER GUIDELINES
05/12/17

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE WILL NOW BE ABLE  TO ACCEPT MORE APPLICATIONS….THANKS TO NEW HIRING
QUALIFICATIONS ESTABLISHED  BY THE GENERAL  ASSEMBLEY….

NOW…..ANYONE WHO POSSESSES A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR G-E-D….AND HAS THREE YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE…….
NOW QUALIFIES   FOR EMPLOYMENT  AS A  TROOPER….

PRIOR  TO THE NEW GUIDELINES….APPLICANTS WERE REQUIRED TO HAVE 60-HOURS OF COLLEGE CREDIT…TWO YEARS ODF
ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY EXPERIENCE…...OR TWO YEARS OF CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICE EXPERIENCE…..
THESE QUALIFICATIONS WILL STILL APPLY BY GENERATING BONUS POINTS FOR APPLICANTS……

STATE POLICE IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CADET CLASS 96…. WHICH WILLBEGIN EARLY NEXT YEAR……



FOSTER
05/12/17

75 YEAR OLD SARAH NELL EPLEY FOSTER OF ADOLPHUS  DIED WEDNESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN
MT. PLEASANT UNITED METHORIDS CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTE THREE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO GIDEON’S INTERNATIONAL……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; WOODSON FOSTER…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; MENDY AND GEORGE SULLIVAN OF
ADOLPHUS…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; WILMA FOSTER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD, TWO STEP-GRANDCHILDREN AND
THREE STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…………



SPORTS
05/12/17

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY  BASEBALL TEAM WILL HOST A FOUR-TEAM…. ROUND ROBIN TOURNAMENT  TODAY AND
TOMORROW…..AT PATRIOT FIELD….

TODAY….AC/S TAKES ON SOUTH WARREN AT FIVE…..THEN WARREN EAST PLAYS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  AT SEVEN…..

TOMORROW’S  GAME HAVE THE PATRIOTS  AND FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  PLAYING AT EIGHT…..THE WILDCATS THEN TAKE ON
SOUTH WARERN  AT 10…..WARREN EAST AND SOUTH WARREN WILL PLAY  AT NOON…..AND THEN THE PATRIOTS TANGLE WITH
WARREN EAST AT TWO……


THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELED TO WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY YESTERDAY…..TO TAKE ON
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..AND DEFEATED THE LADY WILDCATS 18 TO TWO







GENERAL FUND
05/11/17

THE COMMONWEALTH’S GENERAL FUND REVENUE REBOUNDED SOME IN APRIL….. BUT  IT   LIKELY WON’T BE ENOUGH TO
STOP A PREDICTED  113-MILLION DOLAR  SHORTFALL WHEN THE BUDGET YEAR ENDS JUNE 30TH…..

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR  JOHN CHILTON  SAYS TAX COLLECTIONS WERE UP  ONE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT LAST MONTH…..
WHEN COMPARED TO APRIL  TWENTY-16….. WHICH IS  THE SEVENTH TIME TAX COLLECTIONS HAVE GROWN DURING THE FIRST
10-MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR…..

EVEN SO…..GENERAL FUND REVENUES HAVE FALLEN SHORT OF PROJECTS SO FAR THIS FISCAL YEAR…..AND THEY WOULD
NEED TO GROW ALMOST   10-PERCENT OVER THE NEXCT TWO MONTHS TO AVOID A SHORT FALL……



MEDICAID ABUSE
05/11/17

KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY  BESHEAR  HAS  JOINED WITH  ATTORNEYS-GENERAL FROM 36 STATES AND THE
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA…..TO SEND  A LETTER URGING  THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT  TO EXPAND ITS POLICY REGARDING THE
USE OF FEDERAL FUNDS TO INVESTIGATE AND PROSECUTE MEDICAID  ABUSE AND NEGLECT CASES…..….

THE LETTER URGES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO CHANGE ITS POLICY SO EACH STATE’S MEDICAID FRAUD CONTROL UNIT  
COULD USE FEDERAL FUNDS TO INVESTIGATE AND PROSECUTE A WIDER RANGE OF MEDICAID ABUSE AND NEGLECT
CASES……CURRENTLY….ONLY COMPLAINTS CONCERNING MEDICAID-FUNDED HEALTH CARE FACILITIES AND COMPLAINTS
RECEIVED THRU THE ELDER ABUSE HOTLINE ARE INVESTIGATED……

ACCORDING TO THE C-D-C…….. ONE-IN-10  PERSONS LIVING AT HOME…..AGE 65 AND OLDER…..WILL BECOME VICTIM OF
ABUSE……AND FOR EVERY CASE OF ELDER ABUSE DETECTED OR REPORTED…..23 MORE REMAIN UNKNOWN……



SPORTS
05/11/17

THE LADY PATRIOT VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO WESTERN  TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…….

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY BOWLING GREEN…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION
FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON  99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM……WVLE……STARTING AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON……..


THE K-H-S-DOUBLE-A  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THE STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS WILL BE MOVING TO KROGER FIELD
FOR THE TWENTY-17 AND 18 SEASONS…..

FROM TWO-THOUSAND-NINE THROUGH LAST SEASON….THE SIX CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES WERE PLAYED AT
WESTERN……HOWEVER….THE LAST TWO SEASON THE FINALS SCHEDULE HAD TO BE AMENDED WHEN THE TOPPER
FOOTBALL TEAM QUALIFIED FOR THE C-USA TITLE GAME…..







DOLLAR GENERAL-MILITARY CAMPAIGN
05/10/17

MAY IS MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH……AND DOLLAR GENERNAL WILL OFFER THE……COKE-COLA SHARE A COKE MILITARY  
16-OUNCE  CAN COLLECTION…. FROM MEMORIAL DAY  THRU LABOR  DAY…..

EACH 16-OUNCE  CAN WILL  BE AVAILABLE FOR ONE-DOLLAR  AND WILL ALLOW CUSTOMERS TO  SALUTE A VETERAN…..
SERVICE MEMBER…..MILITARY SPOUSE….OR MILITARY MOM OR DAD…….

THE PATRIOTIC CAN ALSO COMMEMORATES COKE’S PARTNERSHIP WITH THE U-S-O BY PROMINENTLY FEATURING THE U-S-O
BADGE……AND DOLLAR AND COKE PLAN TO MAKE A  25-THOUSAND DONATION TO THE  U-S O AT THE END OF THE
CAMPAIGN……



OUTDOOR BURNING
05/10/17

SPRING CLEANING SEASON IS HERE…… AND FOR MANY KENTUCKIANS  THAT MEANS BURNING  UNWANTED
DEBRIS……HOWEVER…..BEFORE YOU LIGHT THAT P ILE….THE KENTUCKY DIVISION  OF AIR QUALITY REMINDS RESIDENTS
THAT BURNING GARBAGE IS ILLEGAL IN THE COMMONWEALTH……AND THAT ILLEGAL BURNING COULD RESULT IN FINES OF UP
TO  25-THOSAND DOLLARS PER DAY…..PER VIOLATION….

BURNING GARBAGE  EMITS DANGEROUS POLLUTANTS  INTO THE AIR THAT ARE HARMFUL TO PUBLIC HEALTH…..ESPECIALLY
CHILDREN…..THE ELDERLY…..AND THOSE WITH EXISITING HEALTH  PROBLEMS…….

BESIDES GARBAGE…..IT’S ALSO ILLEGAL TO BURN  ITEMS  SUCH AS PLASTIC, CARPETING, CANS, TRAILERS OR BUILDINGS AND
CONSTRUCITON MATERIALS AND STAINED  OR TREATRED  WOOD……

LAST MONTH THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY REPORTED  143 -WILD FIRES THAT BURNED OVER 59-HUNDRED
ACRES……..AND  45 OF THOSE FIRES WERE FROM DEBRIS PILES THAT GOT OUT OF CONTROLL……



COPASS
05/10/17

66 YEAR OLD BILLY COPAS OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED TUESDAY AT SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVIES WILL BE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT UNION NUMBER ONE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH
CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND AFTER NINE
FRIDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BARBARA GUMM COPAS…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BENJAMIN AND KANEIA…..AND A  
DAUGHTER ANS SON-IN-LAW; BRETTA AND CHRISTOPHER SCHALK ALL OF FOUNTAIN RUN……SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;
MILDRED AND DASHIELL ISENBERG….A BROTHER-IN-LAW AND SISTER-IN-LAW; TONY AND HUETTA GUMM…..AND A SISTER-IN-
LAW; ELIZABETH COPASS  ALL OF TOMPKINSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/10/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM WAS AT HOME LAST NIGHT TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……AND DOWNED THE GATORS THREE TO
TWO…..



THE BRACKETS  FOR THE  STATE BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS HAVE BEEN RELEASED…

THE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS  THURSDAY, JUNE  EIGHTH   AT WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK IN LEXINGTON….AND THE
FIRST GAME FOR THE FOURTH REGION CHAMPIONS  WILL BE FRIDAY, JUNE NINTH…..

AND THE STATE  SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT WILL BE PLAYED AT  JACK FISHER BALLPARK IN OWENSBORO STARTING JUNE
EIGHT……AND THE FIRST GAME FOR THE FOURTH REGION CHAMPONS   WILL BE JUNE EIGHTH….







KENTUCKY TOURISM
05/09/17

ACCORDING TO FIGUES RELEASED YESTERDAY…..TOURISM CONTINUES TO HAVE A HUGE ECONOMIC IMPACT ON THE
COMMONWEALTH….HAVING A 14-POINT-FIVE BILLION DOLLAR LAST YEAR….WHICH WAS UP MORE THAN FIVE-PERCENT FROM
TWENTY-15….THE TOURISAM….ARTS…..AND HERITAGE  CABINET SAYS THAT WAS A FIVE-PERCENT INCREASE FROM  TWENTY-
15……AND THE LARGEST JUMP SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE…..

TOURISM GENERATED MORE THAN ONE-POINT-FIVE BILLION DOLLARS IN TAXES AND SUPPORTED NEAR 193-THOUSAND JOBS
LAST YEAR…..GENERATING OVER THREE-BILLION DOLLARS IN WAGES  FOR KENTUCKY WORKERS…..

EVERY REGION IN THE COMMONWEALTH  EXPERIENCED GROWTH….WITH THE LARGEST INCREASE IN THE “SOUTHERN LAKES
REGION”….WHICH WAS UP SEVEN-POINT-SIX PERCENT…..

IN THE   “CAVES…..LAKES…..AND  CORVETTES REGION”…..WHICH  INCLUDES SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY……..MORE THAN 700-
MILLION DOLLARS  WAS GENERATED……



WARREN ROAD CLOSURES
05/09/17

THERE WILL BE A COUPLE OF ROAD CLOSURERS  IN WARREN COUNTY TODAY….

A SECTION OF BROADWAY…..BETWEEN COVINGTON  STREET AND 31-W WILL BE CLOSED FROM EIGHT UNTIL SIX…..FOR  
UTILITY  WORK….

AND  THERE WILL BE LANE  CLOSURES ON CEMETERY ROAD TODAY AND POSSIBLY TOMORROW….FROM  10-30 TO FIVE EACH
DAY…..AS PART OF THE BRIDGE PROJECT OVER DRAKES CREEK…….



TENNESSEE TEACHER
05/09/17

A FORMER TENNESSEE TEACHER…..ACCUSED OF KIDNAPPING  A STUDENT AND TAKEING HER TO CALIFORNIA……..HAS BEEN
RETURNED……BUT IS BEING HELD IN THE HENDERSON COUNTY KENTUCKY JAIL….

50 YEAR OLD TAD CUMMINS  WAS ARRESTED IN APRIL  WHEN HE .AND THE 15 YEAR OLD GIRLS WERE LOCATED IN NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA…..

CUMMINS IS FACING FEDERAL CHARGES OF BRINGING A MINOR ACROSS STATE LINES FOR SEX……AND CHARGES IN
TENNESSEE OF KIDNAPPIGN AND  SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A MINOR…..



TEACHER WEEK
05/09/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SIGNED A PROCLAMATION  DESIGNATING THIS WEEK AS…. TEACHER APPRECIAITON WEEK…..IN
THE COMMONWEALTH

THROUGHTOUT MAY…..THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCAITON IS ASKING RESIDENTS TO SHARE THEIR  STORIES OF
TEACHERS WHO HAVE INFLUENCED THEIR LIVES…..AND THE LIVES OF THEIR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN……BY USING
HASHTAG…..THANK-A-K-Y-TEACHER…….



FISCAL COURT
05/09/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS THIS MORNING IN THE FISCAL COURT MEETING ROOM IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING…..ITEMS ON
THE AGENDA INCLUDE HEARING THE REGULAR REPORTS…..AND THIS MORNING’S FISCAL COURT MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON
SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND NINE……



CITY COUNCIL
05/09/17

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL LAST NIGHT… BILLY TURNER WITH U-S BANK ASK THE
COUNCIL TO MAKE NORTH FIRST STREET… WHICH RUNS BESIDE THE MAIN BRANCH….A TWO-WAY STREET……

AND THE COUNCIL APPROVED THE REQUEST ON A FIVE TO NOTHING VOTE……

DONNIE REELS…..CHIEF OPERATOR OF THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT….INFORMED THE COUNCIL  THEY HAD FLUSHED THE
WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS THE LAST WEEK IN APRIL  AND WILL DO SO AGAIN THE LAST WEEK IN JULY…….



SPORTS
05/09/17

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

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAMS ENERTAIN BOWLING GREEN……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM
THE VARSITY GAME ON  99-POINT-THREE…. LOVE-FM…….WVLE……STARTING AT FIVE-30 THIS AFTERNOON……







YEAR BOOKS
05/08/17

THE  TWENTY-17  PATRIOT  YEARBOOKS ARE NOW  AVAILABLE……

BEGINNING TODAY…..AC/S PATRIOT YEARBOOKS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS  WHO HAVE PAID IN FULL OR WHO HAVE
MADE A DOWN PAYMENT…..
AND ALL REMAINING BALANCES MUST BE PAID…..IN CASH….WHEN  STUDENTS  PICK UP THEIR BOOK……

AND STARTING TOMORROW……EXTRA YEARBOOKS WILL  GO ON SALE  FOR             60-DOLLARS…AND AGAIN WILL BE ON A CASH
BASIS ONLY…..



JUSTICE SURVEY
05/08/17

THE KENTUCKY JUSTICE  AND PUBLIC SAFETY CABINET IS SEEKING TO SURVEY  RESIDENTS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH
ABOUT  THEIR EXPERIENCES WITH CRIME AND LAW ENFORCEMENT…..AS PART OF AN EFFORT TO IMPROVE DATA FOR POLICY
MAKERS……

30-THOUSAND SURVEYS ARE BEING SENT OUT THIS MONTH TO SUPPLEMENT OTHER OFFICIAL SOURCES OF DATA SUCH AS
ARRESTS…..COURT CASES….AND FEDERAL STATISTICS…..THE SURVEYS WILL ASK ABOUT RESIDENTS EXPERIENCES WITH A
VARIETY OF CRIMES…..AND SOME QUESTIONS WILL FOCUS ON CONTACT WITH  LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PERCEPTIONS OF
SAFETY IN THE COMMUNITY…..
THEN A SECOND PHASE OF THE SURVEY……SCHEDULED FOR LATER THIS MONTH….. WILL FOCUS ON TWO-THOUSAND
INDIVIDUALS WHO RECEIVED SHELTER AND SERVICES THROUGH ORGANIZATIONS LOCATED  IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..
SELECTED RESIDENTS HAVE  ALREADY BEEN NOTIFIED THAT THE WILL BE RECEIVING THE SURVEY WHICH WILL TAKE 10 TO 15
MINUTES TO COMPLETE….

KENTUCKY HAS CONDUCTED SIX VICTIMIZATION SURVEYS SINCE  1989…….



CAPITAL FACELIFT
05/08/17

A SECOND  PHASE  OF RENOVATION WORK AT THE STATE CAPITAL IS NOW UNDERWAY AND IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPELTED BY
OCTOBER 10TH….….

DURING THE FALL  AND WINTER MONTHS….THE FRONT OR NORTH SIDE OF THE BUILDING’S EXTERIOR WAS CLEANED AND
REPAIRERD…..WITH NEW MORTAR APPLIED AND THE LIMESTONE RAILING RESTORED….AT A COST OF  ONE-POINT-TWO
MILLION DOLLARS….

THIS SECOND PHASE OF RENOV ATIONS WILL WORK ON THE THREE REMAINING SIDES AND WILL COST 800-THOUSAND
DOLLARS…..AS THERE ISN’T AS MUCH ALGE GROWING AS THOSE SIDES OF THE BUILDING AS THEY RECEIVE MORE SUN,…..

AND WORK IS ALSO CONTINUING ON THE WALKWAY IN FRONT OF THE CAPITAL ANNEX……



FORMER JUDGE INDICTED
05/08/17

A FORMER CAMPBELL COUNTY DISTRICT  JUDGE  HAS BEEN INDICTED  BY THE CAMPBELL COUNTY GRAND JURY ON NINE
FELONY AND TWO MISDEMEANOR COUNTS……

70 YEAR OLD TIMOTHY NOLAN OF CALIFORNIA IS CHARGED WITH  ONE COUNT OF TRAFFICKING WITH A PERSON UNDER AGE
18….ONE COUNT OF RAPE….FIVE COUNTS HUMAN TRAFFICKING WITH ADULTS….TWO COUNTS OF UNLAWFUL TRANSACTION
WITH A MINOR…..ONE COUNT OF TAMPERING WITH A WITNESS…..AND ONE COUNT OF PROSTITITION……

THE INDICTMENT ALLEGES THE CRIMW OCCURRED IN AUGUST OF LAST YEAR….AND WE REMIND LISTNERS THAT AN
INDICTMENT IS A FORMAL CHARGE AND NOT PROOF OF GUILT…..



MEETINGS
05/08/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE BEEKEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7……

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

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



CITY COUNCIL
05/08/17

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



SPORTS
05/08/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY RUSSELLVILLE…..

AND THE REGIONAL TRACK MEET BEGINS TODAY…..


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..
THE PREDATORS BEAT THE BLUES THREE TO ONE TO WIN THEIR STANLEY CUP SERIES FOUR GAME TO TWO…..AND FOR THE
FIRST TIME IN FRANCIASE HISTORY… MOVE INTO THE CONFERENCE FINALS……







ESCAPEE
05/05/17

AUTHORITIES ARE LOOKING FOR AN INDIVIDUAL…..WHO ESCAPED FROM A SIMPSON COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF…..WHO WAS
RETURNING HIM TO THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER…..

MICKEY CARTER….WHO  WAS ABLE TO REMOVE HIS LEG SHACKLES AND FORCE THE REAT WINDOW OF THE CRUISE OPEN….
ESCAPED ON FOOT……

CARTER IS FIVE-FEET THREE-INCHES TALL…..WEIGHS 110 POUNDS….AND HAS DARK BROWN  HAIR….WHEN LAST SEEN HE
WAS WEARING AN ORANGE JUMP SUIT….

IF YOU SEE CARTER…..NO NOT APPROACH HIM……AND CONTACT THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AT TWO-THREE-
SEVEN-32-10……



ADAIR WOMAN PLEA
05/05/17

AN ADAIR COUNTY WOMAN HAS PLEAD GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT TO SETTING  FIRE TO HER RENTAL HOME IN ORDER TO
OBTAIN MONEY…. THRU FALSE PRETENSES…. FROM A 50-THOUSAND  DOLLAR  RENTERS INSURANCE POLICY…..….

41 YEAR OLD BRANDI  PRITCHARD  OF COLUMBIA….AND HER CO-DEFENDANT STEVEN PRITCHARD……SET  THE FIRE IN JUNE
OF TWENTY-11…..



ARREST-HART
05/05/17

STATE POLICE HAVE  ARRESTED A  BARREN COUNTY  MAN IN CONNECTION WITH A SHOOTING  IN HARDYVILLE LAST NOVEMBER  
THAT CLAIMED THE LIFE OF 57 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER HOLDER…..

53 YEAR OLD ALBERT STEPHENS OF GLASGOW IS CHARGED IN A HART COUNTY INDICTMENT WARRANT WITH ONE COUNT OF
MURDER……



ARREST
05/05/17

A BROWNSVILLE MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH SEVERAL BURGLARIES OF AMISH HOMES IN THE AREA…
STEPHEN GRIDER IS CHARGED  WITH THREE COUNTS OF BURGLARY, TWO COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCE AND POSSESSION OF MARIJAUA….

THE THEFTS  OCCURRED IN ALLEN AND BARREN COUNTIES…….



KENTUCKY ONE HEALTH
05/05/17

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL….BEGINNNG IN JULY…..KENTUCKY HEALTH ONE IS TERMINATING EMPLOYMENT
CONTRACTS  WITH ABOUT 25 DOCTORS  AS A COST CUTTING  MEASURE…..AND THEY WILL ALSO LAY  OFF 250-STAFF
MEMBERS…..

THE DENVER BASE SYSTEM….WHICH  EXPANDED FIVE YEARS AGO……HAS 15-HOSPITALS AND OVER 200-LOCATIONS….
AND THEY POSTED A 76-MILLION DOLLAR  LOSS DURING THE LAST QUARTER OF TWENTY-16…..AND THEY SAY KENTUCKY
OPERATIONS HAVE SUFFERED YEARLY LOSSES…….



SPORTS
05/05/17

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY  BASEBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO BUTLER COUNTY…..

AND THE OWENSBORO CATHOLIC TOURNAMENT…..THE LADY PATROIT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS TO PLAY IN THIS WEEK-END…..HAS
BEEN CANCELLED…..




THE PREDATORS ARE IN ST. LOUIS  FOR GAME FIVE OF THEIR STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS……WITH THE PREDATORS LEADING
THE SERIES THREE GAMES TO ONE…..







LABOR CABINET VISITS
05/03/17

LAST MONTH….THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET CONDUCTED 15 FREE….ON-SITE VISITS  OR CONSULTATIVE SURVEYS……FOR
EMPLOYERS  ACROSS KENTUCKY…..

AS A RESULT….. 87-SERIOUS CONDITIONS THAT COULD HAVE AFFECTED UP TO       31-HUNDRED-97   EMPLOYEES  AND COULD
HAVE RESULTED IN ENFORCEMENT PENALITIES OF UP TO 609-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..EMPLOYERS WHO MAKE USE OF THE
DIVISION’S CONSULTATIVE SURVEYS DON’T FACE PENALITIES UNLESS THE VIOLATIONS AREN’T CORRECTED…..

IN ADDITION TO THE  CONSULTATIVE SURVEYS  AND FREE OSHA TRAINIING…..COST-FREE ASSISTANCE FROM THE DIVISION
CONSISTS OF  PUBLICATIONS…..REQUIRED WORKPLACE POSTERS…..AND INFORMATION  ON INJURY/ILLNESS RECORD
KEEPING REQUIREMENTS…….



ARREST-WARREN
05/03/17

THE STATE POLCIE ELECTRONIC CRIMES BRANCH HAS ARRESTED A BOWLING GREEN MAN….

39 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER  STINNET IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT   OF PROHIBITED USE OF ELECTRON COMMUNICATION
SYSTEMS TO PROCUFE A MINOR FOR SEX OFFENSES…..

TROOPER SAY  THEY BEGAN AN UNDERCOVER INVESTIGAITON AFTER STINETT RESPONDED TO AN ON-LINE AD ON A
WEBSITE…...AND HE WAS ARRESTED WHEN HE WENT TO A HOTEL IN BOWLING GREEN WITH PLANS TO ENGAGE IN SEX ACTS
WITH A MINOR…….



SUIT AGAINST DAVIS CAN PROCEED
05/03/17

A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT SAYS  A GAY COUPLES LAWSUIT…. SEEKING DAMAGES FROM  ROWAN COUNTY CLERK KIM DAVIS
WHO REFUSED THEM A MARRIAGE LICENSE……CAN PROCEED…

IN TWENTY-15…..DAVIS REFUSED TO ISSUE THE MARRAGIE LICENSE  BECAUSE SHE SAID IT VIOLATED HER RELIGIOUS
BELIEFS…..…..AND DAVIS SPENT FIVE DAYS IN JAIL FOR REFUSING TO FOLLO A COURT ORDER…..

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PASSED A LAW THAT REMOVED CONTYCLERK’S NAMES FROM LICENSES…...AND A DISTRICT JUDGE  
RULED THAT SATISFIED THE SUT AND DISMISSED THE CASE…..BUT THE COUPLE APPEALED….SAYING THEY WANTED DAVIS TO
PAY DAMAGES…..
AND A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT RULED YESTERDAY THE CASE CAN CONTINUE……



SPORTS
05/03/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS  TRAVEL TO WARREN CENTRAL……


LAST NIGHT THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM TOOK ON BARREN COUNTY….AND AFTER GETTING DOWN THREE TO NOTHING….
CAME BACK TO WIN SIX TO 5…..


AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM LOST THE SOUTH WARREN YESTERDAY NINE TO NOTHING…..


IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAY OFFS…..THE PREDATORS GOT PAST THE BLUES TWO TO ONE TO TAKE A THREE GAMES TO ONE
LEAD IN THE SERIES….GAME FIVE WILL BE FRIDAY IN ST. LOUIS…..  







SCHOOL BOARD
05/02/17

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION LAST NIGHT AS THEY MET AT  CAREER
AND TECHNICAL CENTER…..THE BOARD DID GIVE FINAL APPROVAL TO THE NEW KINDERGARTERN PROCEDURES AND
GUIDELINES FOR PETITION…..

DIRECTOR OF PUPIL PERSONNEL…..GARRY DEWITT….REPORTED THAT FOR THE EIGHTH MONTH OF THE SCHOOL YEAR
ATTENDANCE WAS 94-POINT-ZERO EIGHT PERCENT….WHICH WAS UP FROM 93-POINT-45 PERCENT LAST YEAR…..
THE BOARD APPROVED RENEWING THE DRUG TESTING CONTRACT WITH PREMIER INTEGRITY SOLUTIONS  FOR NEXT SCHOOL
YEAR….AND APPROVED  BONDING THE TRESURER FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR…..



COMMONWEALTH RESPONSE
05/02/17

THE COMONWEALTH HAS FILED ITS  REPONSE TO A  DEFENSE MOTION  TO MOVE THE GABBIE DOOLIN CASE  OUT OF ALLEN
COUNTY AND ALL ADJANCENT COUNTIES…

TIMOTHY MADDEN IS CHARGED WITH THE KIDNAPPING….RAPE….AND MURDER OF SEVEN YEAR OLD GABBIE DOOLIN IN
TWENTY-15….
AND IN THEIR RESPONSE…..THE COMMONWEALTH ARGUES THE QUESTIONS THE DEFENSE ASKED IN A SURVEY ABOUT THE
CASE WERE MISLEADING…..AND THERE IS NO EVIDENCE TO SUGGEST MADDEN WOULDN’T GET A FAIR TRIAL IN A
SURROUNDING COUNTY……
THE COMMONWEALTH GOES ON TO SAY THAT THE DOOLIN AND MADDEN FAMILIES BOTH LIVE IN ALLEN COUNTY…..MAKING THE
RESULTS DIFFERENT IN ALLEN…. WHEN COMPARED TO SURROUNDING COUNTIES….

REPLIES IN THE CASE ARE DUE  MAY 26TH……



NEW LAWYERS SWORN IN
05/02/17

AT THE STATE CAPITAL YESTERDAY….KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN MINTON, JUNIOR  SWORE IN 120 NEW
LAWYERS….

IN THE COMMONWEALTH….NEW ATTORNEYS  WHO  HAVE PASSED THE BAR EXAM…..ARE SWORN IN ON MAY FIRST EACH YEAR
IN A CEREMONY DATING BACK TO 1958…..WHEN THEN PRESIDENT DWIGHT  EISENHOWER  SET THE DAY ASIDE TO RECOGNIZE
A HERITAGE OF LIBERTY…..JUSTICE…..AND EQUALITY  UNDER THE LAW….

MINTON ALSO PRESENTED THE  “LIBERTY BELL AWARD”  TO U-K  LAW PROFESSOR ALLISON CONNELLY FOR HER SERVICE  TO
THE COURT OF JUSTICE AND THE COMMONWEALTH…WHICH INCLUDED  13-YEARS  AS A PUBLIC DEFENDER  AND LATER
HEADING KENTUCKY’S ENTIRE PUBLIC DEFENDER SYSTEM……



SPORTS
05/02/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALLTEAM GOES TO SOUTH WARREN…..
THE TENNIS TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL….

AND THE PATRIOT  BASEBLL TEAMS  ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY….. AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE
ACTION  FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON            99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…..WVLE….STARTING AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON….


STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS CONTINUE AS THE PREDATORS HOST THE BLUE….
NASHVILLE LEADS THE SERIES TWO GAME TO ONE…..


COMMONWEALTH STADIUM IS GETTING A NEW NAME….AS  U-K ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY AN AGREEMENT HAD BEEN REACHED
TO RENAME IT…..KROGER  FIELD…. EFECTIVELY  IMMEDIATELY….

WITH THE CHANGE…..KENTUCKY WILL HAVE THE ONLY FOOTBALL STADIUM IN THE S-E-C WITH CORPORATE NAMING RIGHTS…..
AND  C-M NEWTON FIELD….WILL BE RENAMED….C-M NEWTON GROUNDS AT KROGER FIELD….

KROGER WILL PAY ONE-POINT-85 MILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY….UP TO 12-YEARS…..AND KENTUCKY SAYS THE PARTNERSHIP
WILL  EXTEND  BEYOND THE STADIUM………..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS
05/01/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..THE JOBLESS  RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY FELL FROM  FOUR-
POINT-SEVEN PERCENT IN FEBRUARY TO FOUR POINT-SIX PERCENT IN MARCH…..AND  THIS  MARCH’S UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE
WAS ALSO BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT RECORDED IN MARCH OF LAST YEAR…..

IN THE BARRN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT  DISTRICT....JOLESS RATES RANGED FROM FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN WARREN
COUNTY TO SIX-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN EDMONSON  COUNTY…..

IN THE COMMONWEALTH IN MARCH….UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  DROPPED IN 55 COUNTIES…..ROSE IN 53…..AND REMAINED TH
SAME IN 12……

WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST  JOBLESS RATE AT THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT….
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD  THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 18-POINT-NINE PERCENT……



HIGHWAY FATALITIES UP
05/01/17

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY OFFICE AND HIGHWAY SAFETY  AND STATE POLICE… HIGHWAY FATALITIES IN THE
COMMONWEALTH  INCREASE LAST YEAR….AST 834 INDIVIDUALS LOST THEIR LIVES IN  TWENTY-16…..WHICH WAS 73 MORE
THAN TTWNEY-15……

OF THE 834 HIGHWYA FATALITIES LAST YEAR…..51-PERCENT WERE NOT WEARING A SEAT  BELT….17-PERCENT INVOLVED
ALCOHOL….OVER  36-PERCENT INVOLVED SPEEDING OR AGGRESSIVE DRIVERS…..AND 23-PERCENT INVOLVED DRIVER
DISTRATION…..
MOTORCYCLES ACCOUNTED FOR  90-FATALITIES……WITH 60-PERCENT NOT WEATING A HELMET…..

SO FAR THIS YEAR…...THERE  HAVE BEEN  210 ROADWAY FATALITIES…..WHICH IS DOWN FROM  226 THIS TIME LAST YEAR……



ECLIPSE SHOW
05/01/17

BEGINNING TOMORROW….AND RUNNING THRU JULY SECOND….WESTERN’S  HARDIN PANETARIUM  WILL PRESENT THE FIRST
OF TWO SHOWS ABOUT ECLIPES…..

ON AUGUST  21ST….FOR THE FIRST TIME  IN 38-YEARS…..A TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE WILL BE VISIBLE FROM THE CONTINENTAL
UNITED STATE…..

THE TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE WILL BE VISIABLE TO THOSE LOCATED WITHIN A ROUGHLY 100-MILE-WIDE BAND RUNNING FROM
OREGON TO SOUTH CAROLINA…. WHICH COMES ACROSS SOUTHER  CENTRAL KENTYUCKY…

THE SHOWS….WHICH ARE FREE….WILL BE PRESENTED TUESDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHTS  AT SEVEN AND SUNDAY  
AFTERNOONS  AT TWO……



CORVETTE PLANT TOURS TO STOP
05/01/17

IF YOU ON PLAN ON TAKING A TOUR OF THE CORVETTE PLANT…..YOU NEED TO DO SO BEFORE  JUNE 16TH….AS THE PLANT  
WILL SUSPEND TOURS  AFTER THAT DATE FOR A YEAR-AND-A HALF….DUE TO WORK THAT WILL BE DONE AT THE PLANT….

DURING THAT TIME….BOWLING GREEN TOURISM OFFICIALS WILL OFFER A PACKAGE THAT INCLUDES THE  CORVETTE
MUSEUM…..THE HISTORIC RAIL  PARK AND TRAIN MUSEUM….AND AVIATION HERITAGE  PARK…....





MEETINGS
05/01/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETS TONIGHT AT 6, THE LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEETS AT 6:30
AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 1 THE SCOTTSVILLE ART GUILD MEETS AND THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS MEET AT 5…..

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



PERRY
05/01/17

83 YEAR OLD LOIS MADELINE PERRY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE …..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; WILLIAM AND DOROTHY OF ADOLPHUS, BOBBY AND SUSAN OF
SCOTTSVILLE, DONNIE OF THE RAPIDS COMMUNITY AND RICKY AND TAMARA OF FRANKLIN…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-
LAW; REBECCA AND JAMES BRITT OF ADOLPHUS AND LOIS AND LENNY AUSBROOKS OF SCOTTSVILLE…….TWO BROTHERS AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; ODELL UHLES OF ELKTON AND LLOYD  AND  MILDRED UHLES  OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND FOUR SISTERS AND
BROTHERS-ON-LAW; FRANCES FARLEY OF INDIANA, BETTY AND WALLACE SHANKLIN OF RUSSELLVILLE AND PATRICIA
JOHNSON AND MOLLY GANT BOTH OF ELKTON…..12 GRANDCHILDREN, 21 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE GREAT-GREAT-
GRANCCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/01/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAMS GO TO BARREN COUNTY….`







DEMO DERBY
04/28/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY JAYCEES…..JACKSONIAN DEMO DERBY…..IS TOMORROW NIGHT AT THE FAIR GROUNDS…..


ADMISSION TO THE DEMO DERBY IS 10-DOLLARS AND IT BEGINS AT 6…..



DRUG TAKE BACK
04/28/17

TOMORROW  IS THE NATIONAL…..DRUG TAKE BACK DAY…..WHERE OVER FIVE-THOUSAND LOCATIONS AROUIND THE COUNTY
WILL BE COLLECTING POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS…..EXPIRED…..UNUSED….AND UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS….

THE DRUG  MAY BE DROPPED OFF…..WITH NO QUESTIONS ASKED…..BETWEEN 10 AND TWO  AT THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE
DEPARTMENT…..SAFETT CITY IN FRONT OF GREENWOOD HIGH SHOOL….AND STATE POLICE POST THREE ON NASHVILLE
ROAD…..

IN  ALLEN COUNTY……A  DROP OFF BOX FOR UNWATED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IS AVAILABLE    24-HOURS A DAY…..SEVEN DAYS
A WEEK…..IN THE LOBBY OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER ON WOOD  STREET…..



MUNFORDVILLE TRAIL TOWN
04/28/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM  HAS CERTIFIED  MUNFORDVILLE AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S   16TH TRAIL  TOWN….

THE KENTUCKY TRAIL TOWN PROGRAMS IS A TOURISM-BASE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES A PLAN FOR
COMMUNITIES TO CAPITALIZE ON THEIR OPPORTUNITIES FOR OUTDOOR RECREATION….
THE PROGRAM ALSO SEEKS  TO INCREASE OPPORTUNITIES FOR HEALTHLY PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES THROUGH INCREASED
ACCESS TO TRAILS AND RECREATIONAL AREAS…..



LEE
04/28/17

54 YEAR OLD WALTER EUGENE  LEE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST…..AND VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AT THE CHURCH……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LORRIE ANN LEE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KATRINA AND GEORGE GREASON OF
ARIZONA…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DAVID AND JULIA OF OAKLAND…..HIS MOTHER AND STEP-FATHER; GAYLE AND
BOBBY PIERSON……AND HIS FATHER; WALTER LEE, SENIOR ALL OF OHIO….AND A BROTHER; FORREST LEE….TWO
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/28/17

THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO OWENSBORO CATHOLIC….


THE PREDATORS ARE IN ST LOUIS TO TAKE ON THE BLUES…..
NASHVILLE LEADS THE SERIES ONE GAME TO NONE……


THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  WAS AT HOME YESTERDAY TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST….AND DROPPED AN 11 TO FOUR DECISION TO
THE RAIDERS







BRIDGE TOLLS
04/27/18

FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF THE YEAR…..NEARLY SEVEN-MILLION MOTORISTS CROSSED THE THREE TOLLED BRIDGES  OVER
THE OHIO RIVER AT LOUISVILLE…..

THE AVERAGE WEEK DAY CROSSINGS IN MARCH….ON ALL THREE BRIDGES…WAS  89-THOUSAND  WHICH WAS A 12-PERCENT
INCREASE FROM JANUARY…..
AND RIVER-LINK SAYS IT COULD TAKE UP TO FIVE YEARS FOR THE BRIDGES TO REACH THEIR MAXIMUM USAGE…..

ALSO IN THE FIRST QUARTER…..87-MILLION DOLLARS IN TOLLS WERE COLLECTED….. WHICH WAS SPLIT EVENLY BETWEEN
INDIANA AND THE COMMONWEALTH……



MADDEN
04/27/17

IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY…..JUDGE JANET CROCKER GRANTED A MOTION FILED BY TRAVIS LOCK…..WHO
REPRESENTS TIMMOTY MADDEN IN THE GABBIE DOOLIN CASE…..FROM AN EXTENSION OF TIME TO REVIEW SUPPRESSION
EVIDENCE……MOVING THE DEADLINE FROM MAY 26TH TO JUNE 30TH…..

LOCK ALSO FILED A MOTION FOR HIM TO BE ABLE TO DISTRIBUTE POTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE AMONG HIS DEFENSE TEAM OF
EXPERTS…..

JUDGE CROCKER…..THE COMMONWEALTH….AND LOCK THEN DISCUSSED HOW TO KEEP THE PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE
AWAY FROM THE PUBLIC….AND JUDGE CROCKER SAID SHW WILL CRAFT AN ORDER TO PROTECT EVIDENCE FROM BEING
DISTRIBUTED TO THE WRONG HANDS…..

MADDENS’S NEXT COURT APPEARANCE  IS JULY 26TH……



LARUE MAN SENTENCED
04/27/17

A LARUE COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT TO 78 MONTHS IN PRISON….TO BE FOLLOWED BY 10 YEARS
OF SUPERVISED RELEASE….FOR THE POSSESSION AND DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD  PORNOGRAPHY…..

BENJAMIN BOYD OF HODGNEVILLE….MUST ALSO  PAY 65-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN RESTITUTION…..TO BE DIVIDED BETWEEN  
NINE IDENTIFIED VICTIMS…..




BALL
04/27/17

STATE TRESURER ALISON  BALL WAS IN SCOTTSVILLE YESTERDAY…..MEETING WITH RESIDENTS IN THE FISCAL COURT
MEETING ROOM…..AND SHE SAID HER OFFICE WAS HOLDING ABOUT ONE-MILLION DOLLARS IN UNCLAIMED PROPERTY FOR
ALLEN COUNTY……




RUSSELL
04/27/17

80 YEAR OLD BOBBY RUSSELL OF FOUNTAIN FUN DIED TUESDAY AT T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HIGHLAND CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER SIX TONIGHT (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WILLIE MAE “TOOTIE” RUSSELL…..A SON; GORDON… AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;
VIRGINIA AND MIKE GAW, DARLENE AND BILLY YORK AND SHELIA AND MICHAEL SIMMONS ALL OF FOUNTAIN RUN……HIS STEP-
MOTHER; MARY ANN RUSSELL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JOYCE AND ROB MARTIN OF
TENNESSEE, DEBORA AND NATHAN SULLIVAN OF SCOTTSVILLE, TERESA RUSSELL OF FRANKLIN AND DENISE RUSSELL OF
GLASGOW…..14 GRANDCHILDREN, 27 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SULLIVAN
04/27/17

70 YEAR OLD ROSE DISMAN SULLIVAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN
FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFER 11 THIS MORNING (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; TONY TAYLOR AND TIM AND CATHY TAYLOR ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….A
DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; TINA AND COLBY PERRY OF TENNESSEE……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; RAY AND JOYCE
DISMON…..AND A SISTER; OPAL HAYES ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND 14 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/27/17


THE PATROT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN FRANKLIN/SIMPSON THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBAL TEAMS TRAVEL TO GLASGOW…..

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SEVERAL YEARS…..THE TRACK TEAMS WILL BE HOSTING A HOME MEET THIS AFTERNOON…..AND THEY
WILL ALSO  BE DEDICATING  A SIGN FOR SAVANNAH GREGORY FOR GOING TO STATE…..

AND THE PATRIOT  BASEBLL TEAMS  HOST WARREN EAST…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM  THE VARSITY  
GAME ON 99-POINT-THREE…..        LOVE-FM….. WVLE…. STARTING  AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON……







FARMING ACCIDENT
04/26/17

A FARMING ACCIDENT…..LATE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON ON RED HILL ROAD… CLAIMED A LIFE….

CORONER DARRIN DAVIS  TELLS NEWSWATCH THAT 54 YEAR OLD WALTER LEE, JUNIOR WAS BUSHING HOGGING….AND WAS
STRUCK BY THE BUSHHOG……I



2016 ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
04/26/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT  AND TRAINING…..THE TWENTY-16 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  IN ALLEN COUNTY
WAS FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT….. WHICH WAS DOWN  FROM THE FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT RECORDED  IN TWENTY-
15……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..THE TWENTY-16  JOBLESS RATE  WAS  FOUR-POINT-THREE
PERCENT…..AS  WARREN COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT T THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT…. AND  
EDMONSON COUNTY RECORED THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE AT SIX-POINT-ONE PERCENT…..

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES FELL  IN 86 COUNTIES LAST YEAR…..ROSE IN 26….AND REMAINED  
THE SSAME IN EIGHT….

WOODFORD COUNTY HAS THE LOWEST ANNUAL JOBLESS RATE AT THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 18-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT……



STATE TREASURER
04/26/17

THIS AFTERNOON AT ONE-45……STATE TREASURER ALLISON BALL WILL BE IN THE FISCAL COURT MEETING ROOM……IN THE
CITY/COUNCIL BUILDING….TO DISCUSS HER OFFICE AND THE ABANDON PROPERTY PROGRAM……



DECESARE HONORED
04/26/17

A STATE REPRESENTATIVE FROM BOWLING GREEN HAS BEEN HONORED BY THE KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE….

JIM DECESAER HAS BEEN NAMED THE TWENTY-17  LEGISLATIVE SESSION M-V-P… LEGISLATORS ARE CHOSEN…..BASED  ON
THEIR SPONSORSHIP  AND HOW THEY CHAMPION   PRO-BUSINESS BILLS…..



CAPITAL VANDALISM
04/26/17

STATE POLCIE ARE LOOKING FOR FIVE INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED IN VANDALISM AROUND THE STATE CAPITAL…

REPORTEDLY….ON THE NIGHT OF APRIL 19TH…..THREE BLACK MALES  AND TWO BLACK FEMALES  GOT OUT OF A NEWER
MODEL BLACK CHRYSLER……PARKED IN FRONT OF THE GOVERNOR’ S MANSION…..AND SPREAD SOME SORT OF OIL  IN
VARIOUS LOCATIONS AROUND THE CAPITAL…..INCLUDING THE CAPITAL STEPS…. CAUSING THEM TO STAIN….



VEHICLE FIRE
04/26/17

AROUND 10-30 YESTERDAY MORNING…..THE SCOTTVILLE AND SOUTH ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENTS  WERE CALLED TO A
VEHICLE ON FIRE IN THE PARKING LOT  OF THE SOUTH  ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT……

THE INDIVIDUAL  SAID HE WAS UNLOADING RECYCLABLES…..AND WHEN HE TURNED AROUND….HIS TRUCK  WAS IN
FLAMES……



FISCAL COURT
04/26/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER ON LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR
MEETING……
SAYING SOME INDIVIDUALS…..ELIGIBLE FOR HOME INCARCERATION CAN’T AFFORD THE 500-DOLLAR DEPOSIT…….THE COURT
APPROVED A RECOMMENDATION  BY THE COUNTY ATTORNEY TO WAIVE THAT FEE……



BISHOP
04/25/17

84 YEAR OLD ROBERT MICHAEL BISHOP   DIED MONDAY AT SUNSET MANOR IN HODGENVILLE…..A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR
THE SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE HELD MAY 13TH AT MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHRUCH IN ELIZABETHTOWN….. AND   
MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  JUDITH BISHOP…TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;  LISA AND EMIL SIMMONS OF SCOTTSVILLE
AND  ANGELA AND JERRY ISENTHAL   OF INDIANA…AND TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; MICHAEL AND  DONNA OF   NORTH
CAROLINA, AND CRAIG AND  PAIGE OF GEORGIA….NINE GRANDCHILDREN, FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  AND A GREAT-
GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/26/17

THE PREDATORS BEGIN SECOND ROUND PLAY IN THE STANLEY CUP….AS THEY’RE IN ST. LOUIS TO TAKE ON THE BLUES…….



NASCAR’S MOST POPULAR DRIVER IS RETIRING……

SAYING HE WANTED TO GO OUT ON THIS OWN TERMS….DALE EARNHARDT, JUNOR ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT HE WILL
RETIRE FROM SPRINT CUP RACING  WHEN HIS CONTRCT EXPIRES AT THE END OF THE YEAR…..
HE DOES HAVE TWO RACES TO RUN…..FOR HIS OWN TEAM….JUNIOR MOTOR SPORTS….. IN THE XFINITY SERIES NEXT
SEASON…..

EARNHARDT MISSED THE SECOND HALF OF THE TWENTY-16 SEASON  AFTER SUFFERING  A MID-SEASON  CONCUSSION……







FISCAL COURT
04/25/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELS TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT  NUMBER ONE TONIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..
AND TONIGHT’S FISCAL COURT MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL    12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND
SEVEN…..



LOW INCOME PHONE SUBSIDY
04/25/17

THE KENTUCKY PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION HAS PUT ON HOLD A DECISION CHANGING THE COMMONWEALTH’S SUBSIDY
PROGRAM…..FOR LOW-INCOME TELEPHONE CUSTOMERS…..IN ORDER TO ASSESS THE IMPACT OF A LAW  ENACTED AFTER
THE  MARCH 10TH DECISION WAS ISSUED…..

THE MARCH 10TH  ORDER  ENDED…..EFFECTIVE MAY FIRST….THE COMMONWEALTH’S THREE-DOLLAR AND 50-CENT
MONTHLY…PER CUSTOMER PAYMENT TO CARRIERS…. THAT PROVIDE WIRELESS PHONE SERVICE FOR ELIGIBLE LOE-INCOME
CUSTOMERS…..ND IT LEFT IN PLACE AN EQUIVALENT SUBSIDY FOR  LANDLINE PHONES…..AND INCREASED IT GRADUALLY TO
OFFSET THE LOSS OF FEDERAL FUNDS ON A  DOLLAR-FOR-DOLLAR  BASIS……

HOWEVER…A TELEPHONE DEREGULATION LAW THAT BECAME EFFECTIVE MARCH 20TH….REMOVES   NEARLY  ALL REMAINING
REGULATION OF LANDLINE PHONES IN KENTUCKY…..SO THE DECISION TO PUT THE MARCH 10TH….P-S-C ORDER…..ON
HOLD…..



FATAL
04/25/17

A TWO VEHICLE  ACCIDENT  ON NASHVILLE ROAD…..YESTERDAY MORNING…. CLAIMED A LFIE…..

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  SAYS A CAR DRIVEN  BY 21 YEAR OLD BILLY MARTIN  OF FRANKLIN CROSSED
THE CENTERLINE  AND HIT  A PICK-UP OPERATED  BY 74 YEAR OLD JACKIE GANN…..
MARTIN DIED AT THE SCEHE  AND GANN WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…….



CAUSE OF DEATH DETERMINED
04/24/17

GLASGOW POLICE  SAY A PRELIMINARY CAUSE  HAS BEEN DETERMINED IN THE DEATH OF KRYSTAL MITCHELL…..WHOSE BODY
WAS FOUND ON THE ROOF OF A BUSINESS IN DOWNTOWN GLASGOW….

AUTHORITIES SAY  MITCHELL DIED FROM  A OVERDOSE….HOWEVER…..THE TOXICOLOGY EXAM HASN’T BEEN COMPLETED…..SO
THE DRUG OR DRUGS THAT CAUSED THE OVERDOSE HAVE  YET TO  BE  DETERMINED……







GUILTY PLEA
04/25/17

A FORMER RUSSELL COUNTY TEACHER HAS PLED GUILTY…..IN FEDERAL COURT…. TO A SINGLE CHARGE OF SEXUAL
EXPLOITATION OF CHILDERN….

49 YEAR OLD  JEFFERY MCGAHA OF RUSSEL SPRINGS ADMITTED TO ATTEMPTING TO RECEIVE MATERIALS THAT CONTAINED
CHILD PORNOGRAPHY USING A CELL PHONE AND OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA…..

SENTENCING IS SET  FOR JULY 18TH……



ADAIR FATAL ARREST
04/25/17

AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN CONNECTION WITH A FATAL ACCDENT IN ADAIR COUNTY IN MARCH…..

52 YEAR OLD SAMUEL EDWARDS LOST CONTROL OF HIS VEHICLE AND IT FLIPPED, STRUCK A TREE AND CAME TO REST IN A
POND….EJECTING EDWARDS AND HIS PASSENGER…..
EDWARDS…..WHO WAS FLOWN TO THE U-K MED CENTER…..HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER, DRIVING UNDER THE
INFLUENCE  AND FAILURE TO MAINTAIN INSURANCE……







ARREST-GREEN
04/25/17

STATE POLICE  HAVE ARRESTED A GREEN COUNTY MAN  ON CHARGES RELATED TO THE DISTRIBUTION AND POSSESSION  OF
MATTER PORTRAYING A SEX PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR….

59 YEAROLD MARK NELSON WAS ARRESTED FOLLOWING AN UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION AND CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT  
OF DISTRIBUTION AND 20 COUNTS OF POSSESSIO  OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEX PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR…..



HUNTSMAN
04/25/17

72 YEAR OLD MARY SUE HUNTSMAN OF ADOLPHUS DIED SATURDAY…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE THIS MORNING (TUES) AT
11 AT NEW HOPE CEMETERY…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; CHARLES HUNTSMAN…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DARRELL AND RACHEL OF
TENNESSEE……HER STEP-MOTHER; JERRY STEVENS…..A SISTER; MARTHA GALLOWAY….AND A HALF-SISTER; TINA CHAPMAN
ALL OF TENNESSEE…..AND A BROTHER; GEORGE JOHNSON OF PENNSYLVANIA…. THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/25/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY…..
THE TRACK TEAM GOES TO GREENWOOD…..
THE TENNIS TEAMS HOST RUSSELLVILLE….
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY……







ROTARY AUCTION
04/24/17

THE SCOTTSVILLE  ROTARY CLUB’S ANNUAL RADIO AUCTION WILL BE TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT…..FROM SOX TO NINE
EACH NIGHT…..
ON 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM……WVLE……



KY UNEMPLOYMENT STEADY
04/24/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT  AND TRAINING……THE COMMONWEALTH’S  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  REMAINED
STEADY  AT FIVE-PERCENT  FROM FEBRUARY TO MARCH….

THIS MARCH’S JOBLESS  RATE  WAS DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM FIVE-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN MARCH OF LAST YEAR…..BUT WAS
ABOVE THE NATIONAL MARCH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OF  FOUR-POINT-FIVE PERCENT….

KENTTUCKY’S MANUFACTURING SECTOR HAD THE LARGEST EXPANSION….. GROWING BY 28-HUNDRED JOBS….WHILE  THE
TRADE….TRANSPORTATION…AND UTILITIES SECTOR GREW BY 16-HUNDRED JOBS LAST MONTH…..

HOWEVER…..THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR LOST TWO-THOUSND JOBS LAST MONTH….BUT SINCE MARCH OF LAST YEAR…..
THE SECTOR HAS ADDED 29-HUNDRED JOBS…..GROWING BY THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT…….



HABEGGER’S MARKET
04/24/17

HABEGGER’S AMISH MARKET IS ONE OF THE 91 CERTIFIED…..FARM MARKETS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH…..ACCEPTED  
INTO THE TWENTY-17 KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU ROADSIDE  FARM MARKET PROGRAM….

IN JOINING THE CERTIFIED MARKET PROGRAM…...HABEGGER’S…..WHICH IS LOCATED ON PERRTYTOWN ROAD JUST OFF
KENTUCKY-100…..HAS COMMITTED TO OFFERING QUALITY PRODUCTS AND SERVICE TO ITS CUSTOMERS…..

MARKETS CERTIFIED THRU THIS PROGRAM ARE IDENTIFIED BY THE CORNUCOPIA LOGO……AND ARE LISTED IN THE KENTUCKY
FARM BUREAU….CERTIFIED ROADSIDE FARM MARKET DIRECTORY…..

THE PROGRAM ALSO PROVIDES COLLECTIVE ADVERTISING…..PROMOTIONAL ITEMS…..EDUCATION TOUR OPPORTUNITIES…..
AND OTHER MARKETING BENEFITS……



JACKSONIAN BEAUTY PAGENT
04/24/17

THE JACKSONIAN BEAUTY PAGEANT WAS HELD AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGHT SCHOOL YESTERDAY……
NAMED MISS JACKSONIAN  WAS FRANCES KATHLENA SIMMONS…..THE DAUGHTER OF DELTA AND LESLIE SIMMONS….

FIRST RUNNER UP WAS KATIE BETH WHTIE…..

AND SECOND  RUNNER UP……AMANDA HATCHER…….



DOCTOR SENTENCED
04/24/17

A MONROE COUNTY DOCTOR HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO ONE YEAR AND ONE DAY IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR PRESCRIBING PAIN
MEDICATIONS OUTSIDE THE COURSE OF PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL PRACTICE…..TO FIVE PATIENTS…..DURING A MORE THAN SIX
YEAR PERIOD….

41 YEAR OLD CELLA LOUISE HAYES OF GLASGOW…..WHOSE PRACTICE WAS LOCATED IN  TOMPKINSVILLE….PLEAD GUILTY TO
FIVE COUNTS OF A GRAND JURY INDICEMENT ON SEPTEMBER  14TH…..

HAYES WAS CHARGED WITH DISPENSING AND DISTRIBUTING SCHEDULE TWO AND SCHEDULE THREE CONTROLLED
SUBSTNACES OUTSIDE THE COURSE OF HER PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL PRACTICE……



WATER LINE FLUSHING
04/24/17

TODAY THRU FRIDAY…..CITY WATER EMPLOYEES WILL BE FLUSHING LINES….
DURING THIS TIME YOU MAY EXPERIENCE DINGY WATER…..LOW PRESSURE….NO PRESSURE…..OR AIR IN THE LINE AT SOME
POINT DURING THE FLUSHING…..
EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO  MINIMIZE INCONVENIENCE TO CUSTOMERS….BUT THE FLUSHING  IS NECESSARY  TO
MAINTENANCE……



MEETINGS
04/24/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..
THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4 AND FISCAL COURT MEETS TOMORROW
NIGHT AT 7……

WENESDAY NIGHT AT 6 THE UP ALL NIGHT COMMITTEE MEETS…..

THURSDAY NIGHT THE JAYCEES MEET AT 7……



DINWIDDIE
04/24/17

69 YEAR OLD JIMMIE RAY DINWIDDIE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNEAL HOME WITH PRIVATE BURIAL…..VISITATION BEGIN AFTER 11  
FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…….

HE’S SURVIVE BY HIS WIFE; DONNA DINWIDDLE…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; MARY JO FREEMAN OF CAVE CITY AND
TIFFINEY AND KEVIN BOOP OF TENNESSEE….AND TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; WILLIAM AND BETHANY DINWIDDIE OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND JOSH AND AMANDA BIRGE OF BOWLING GREEN……. NINE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/24/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY……


THE FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….LADY WILDCAT BASKETBALL TEAM….HAS A NEW HEAD COACH….

CODY RICH HAS BEEN  NAMED TO REPLACE  DAVID CLARK WHO RETIRED……







GRANDEST OLE OPRY
04/21/17

THE FIRST OF TWO PERFORMANCES OF THE….GRANDEST OLE OPRY…..WILL BE TONIGHT AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE
HIGH SCHOOL……SHOW TIMES ARE 7 EACH NIGHT....                  



PASTA DINNER
04/21/17

STARTING….. AT SIX TONIGHT…..THE CORE IS HAVING A….“CARB LOADING PASTA DINNER”……

AND YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE RUNNING IN THE RACE TOMORROW OR  BE A MEMBER OF THE CORE TO ATTEND THE DINNER……



ROBBERY ARREST
04/21/17

BOWLING GREEN POLICE HAVE MADE IN ARREST IN CONNECTION WITH A ROBBERY AT THE WALMART ON MORGANTOWN ROAD
APRIL 14TH…..

BRANDON TIPTON OF FRANKLIN HAS BEEN CHARGED  WITH ROBBERY…..

AND DETECTIVE CONTINUE TO LOOK FOR   23 YEAR OLD MARGUISE NOLAN....WHO POINTED  A HANDGUN AT A CLREK DURING
THE ROBBERY…..



GIRL FOUND
04/21/17

A 15-YEAR OLD COLUMBIA- TENNESSE GIRL….WHO DISAPPEARED WITH HER TEACHER MARCH 13TH….WERE  LOCATED IN
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA YESTERDAY…..

ACCORDING TO THE TENNESSEE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION…..50 YEAR OLD TAD CUMMINGS WAS ARRESTED….HE HAD BEEN
CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING AND A MISDEMEANOR COUNT OF SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A MINOR…..
HE’S NOW ALSO FACING A FEDERAL CHARGE  OF TRANSPORTATING A MINOR ACROSS STATE LINES…..



SPORTS
04/21/17

THE PATRIOT TRACK TEAMS TAKE PART IN THE GREAT GATOR MEET AT GREENWOOD……
THE PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ARE AT HOME  TO  PLAY GLASGOW……
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM BEGINS  PLAY  IN THE GREENWOOD TOURMENT AT BUCHANON PARK…..

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS  HOST SOUTH  WARREN…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  FROM THE
VARSITY GAME  ON 99-POINT-THREE…..         LOVE-FM….WVLE…..STARTING  AT FIVE-30…….



ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE PREDATORS BEAT THE BLACKHAWKS FOUR TO ONE TO SWEEP THEIR OPENING ROUND SERIES IN THE STANLEY CUP
PLAYOFFS…..







KINDERGARTEN
04/20/17

KINDERGARTERN AND PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION…..IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT….WILL BE HELD  FROM FOUR-
30 TO 6-30 TONIGHT IN THE PRIMARY CENTER AUXILIAY GYM….

PARENTS ARE REMINDED THAT E ENROLLING A CHILD FOR KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOOL REQUIRES  A SOCIAL SECURITY  
CARD…….KENTUCKY IMMUNIZATION CERTIFICATE…..AND  CERTIFIED  BIRTH CERTIFICATE….
AND THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE….IMMUNIZATION RECORD…..AND PROOF OF INCOME FOR PRE-SCHOOL ONLY…..SHOULD BE
BROUGHT TO REGISTRATION……



SPRING LIGHTS
04/20/17

JACKSONIAN DAY ACTIVITIES GET UNDERWAY THIS AFTERNOON WITH THE SPRING LIGHT DOOGWOOD FESTIVAL TO BE HELD AT
SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH….

THE SPRING LIGHTS DOGWOOD FESTIVAL BEGINS AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON…….



MAN HUNT
04/20/17

THE SECOND MAN-HUNT THIS WEEK…….IN  ALLEN COUINTY….CAME TO AN END LAST NIGHT AS MICKEY CARTER WAS CAUGHT
ON MOUNT UNION ROAD….

THE SEARCH FOR CARTER BEGAN AFTER  DEPUTIES FROM THE SIMPSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT ATTEMPTED TO
SERVE WARRANTS ON HIM….AND A PURSUIT THEN ENSUED WHICH CAME INTO ALLEN COUNTY….

THE 32 YEAR OLD CARTER WAS LODGED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENER CHARGED WITH THEFT BY UNLAWFUL
TAKING, FOUR COUNTS OF FLEEING OR EVADING, TWO COUNTS OF CRIMINAL MISCHIED, RESISTITING ARREST AND
SPEEDING……



KY HOME SALES
04/20/17

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE  THE SUMMER OF TWENTY-15…..KENTUCKY REAL ESTATE IN FEBRUARY… SAW A DECREASE  IN
MONTHLY…..YEAR-OVER-YEAR….HOME SALES…

THE TWO-POINT-TWO  PERCENT DECLINE COMES AT A TIME WHEN HOUSING INVENTORIES ARE ATR HISTORICAL
LOW……HOWEVER…..THE MEDIAN PRICE REMAINED STRONT….INCREASING FIVE-PERCENT TO 114-THOUSAND-298
DOLLARS….

AND FOR THE YEAR…..HOME SALES ARE UP SEVEN-PINT EIGHT PERCENT….WHEN COMPARED TO  TWENTY-16…….



VA CLOTHING DRIVE
04/20/17

THE BOWLING GREEN V-A OUTPATIENT CLIENT IS  SEEKING DONATIONS FOR THEIR  SPRING/SUMMER CLOTHING AND FOOD
DRIVE…..

THE CLINIC HOLDS THE DRIVE TWICE AYEAR…..WITH ONE IN THE SPRING AND SUMMER AND SUMMER AND THE OTHER IN THE
FALL AND WINTER…..
BESIDES SPRING AND SUMMER CLOTHES AND PERSONNEL CARE ITEMS…..THE CLINIC IS ALSO ACCEPTING FOOD DONATIONS
FOR VETERANS THAT NEED THAT ASSISTANCE…..

THE CLINIC WILL ACCEPT DONATIONS  FOR THE DRIVE….UNTIL THEY’RE DISTRIBUTED   TO VETERANS ON MAY 13TH….. FROM  
EIGHT TO TWO……..



SPORTS
04/20/17

THE  PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND THE PATRIOT TRACK  TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD  TO GLASGOW…..


THE PREDATORS HOST CHICAGO IN GAME FOUR OF THEIR STANLY CUP PLAYOFF SERIES……WITH NASHVILLE LEADING THREE
GAME TO NONE……







UK GRANT
04/19/17

THE UNIVERISTY OF KENTUCKY  HAS RECEIVED  AN 11-MILLION DOLLAR GRANT…. FROM THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF
HEALTH……TO FUND A CENTER TO STUY LINKS BETWEEN  OBESITY AND CANCER….

THE U-K CENTER FOR CANCER  AND METABOLISM…..OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS…. WILL FOCUS ON FINDING  LINKS BETWEEN
METABOLIC DISORDERS AND CANCER…. BOTH OF WHICH ARE PROMINENT IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..



STATE TRANSPARENCY
04/19/17

THE COMMONWEATH’S…..GOVERNMENT TRANPARENCY WEB-SITE….HAS BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE SPENDING DETAILS OF
THE JUDICIAL BRACH……

THE SITE ISN’T  NEW….BUT PORTIONS OF IT HADN’T BEEN UPDATED IN SEVERAL YEARS…..

BESIDES BASIC INFORMATION…..THE UPDATED WEB-SITE INCLUDES A SEARCHABLE LIST OF STATE CONTRACTS AND ALL
PROPERTY OWNED BY THE COMMONWEALTH…..AND A DATABASE OF STATE SALARY INFORMATION….WHICH IS UPDATED TWICE
A MONTH….

THE WEB-SITE  CAN BE FOUND AT…..TRANSPARENCY-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV…..



SPORTS
04/19/17

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO BUTLER COUNTY…..

AND THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL  TEAM PLAY  AT WESTMORELAND…..


THE N-C-A-A  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY  WILL HOST  A NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AND
FOUR  PRELIMINARY ROUND COMPSTITIONS…….FROM TWENTY-20  TO TWENTY-22….

COMPETITIONS IN  RIFLE….OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD….MEN’S BASKETABALL…. CROSS COUNTRY…..AND GYMNASTICS  WILL
BE HELD AT U-K…..







PURSUIT
04/18/17

A PURSUIT THAT BEGAN IN WESTMORELAND YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..ENDED IN A MAN HUNT IN ALLEN COUNTY….

WESTMORE POLLICE ATTEMPTED TO STOP  38 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER ROBINSON…..WHO AUTHORITIES SAY WAS  ARMED
AND CONSIDERED DANGEROUR…..
THE PURSUIT CAME INTO  ALLEN COUNTY….WHERE ROBINSON WAS LAST SEEN IN THE  OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD AREA…..

HE WAS FINALLY LOCATED LAST NIGHT ON BLANKSNSHIP ROAD….



BODY INDENTIFIED
04/18/17

A BODY THAT WAS DISCOVERED ON TOP OF A DOWNTOWN OFFICE BUILDING IN GLASGOW YESTERDAY MORNING….HAS BEEN
IDENTIFIED AS  30 YEAR OLD KRYSAL MITCHELL OF AUSTIN/TRACY…

GLASGOW POLICE SAY AN INDIVIDUAL….WHO WAS  PARKING THEIR CAR IN THE LOT NEXT TO THE INSURANCE AGENCY ON THE
CORNER OF NORTH RACE AND WESTMAIN…..SAW THE BODY AND CONTACT AUTHORITIES…..

AN AUTOPSY WILL BE PERFORMED IN LOUISVILLE TO DETERMINE  THE CAUSE OF DEATH…..



SPORTS
04/18/17

THE PATROT TRACK TEAMS ARE AT GLASGOW  HIGH SCHOOL THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE BASEBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO GLASGOW…..
AND THE LADY PATTIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY  TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY……

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON            99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM……WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE-30 THIS AFTERNOON….







RIVER TRAFFIC REOPENS
04/17/17

GREEN RIVER AND NOLIN RIVERS……IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK…. HAVE REOPENED TO RIVER USES……FOLLOW
COMPLETION OF  LOCKA AND DAM NUMBER SIX NEAR  BROWNSVILLE….

RIVER ACCESS AT DENNISON FERRY AND GREEN RIVER FERRY IS OPEN TO CANOES AND KAYAKS…...HOWEVER….ENTERING
AND EXITING THE RIVE BY CANOE AND KAYAK AT HOUCHIN FERRY IS NOT RECOMMENDED…...AND IN THE PARK… MOTORBOARS
MAY LAUNCH AT GREEN RIVER FERRY ONLY…..

MINOR….TEMPORAR IMPROVEMENT WILL BE MADE A HOUCHIN FERRY TO WAS CANOE AND KAYAK ACCESS…..
AND  THOSE USING THE RIVER ARE URGED TO BE ON THE LOOK OUT FOR DEBRIS……



DANIEL BOONE COLLECTION
04/17/17

A DANIEL BOONE MEMORIABLE COLLECTION…..BELONGING TO A BOWLING GREEN RESIDENT…..IS NOW ON DISPLAY  AT FORT
BOONESBOROUGH STATE PARK……

RAY BUCKBERRY….WHO COLLECTED THE  315 ITEMS IN THE COLLECTION….. DONATED IT TO THE FORT BOONESBOROUGH
FOUNDATIONS WHICH IS LOANING IT TO THE PARK FOR DISPLAY…..
A  CABINE AT THE FORT HAS BEEN DOVOTED TO THE COLLECTIONS…..AND A DISPLAY CASE HAS BEEN ADDED AT THE PARK
CAMPGROUND FOR DISPLAY PURPOSES……

THE FORT IS OPEN FROM NINE-TO-FIVE……WEDNESDAY O SUNDAY…..APRIL THROUGH OCTOBER……



WARREN-FATAL
04/17/17

ONE PERSON INVOLVED IN A THREE VEHCLE ACCIDENT FRIDAY NIGHT…..ON I-65 AT THE 25-MILE MARKER HAS DIED….

STATE POLICE SAY  56 YEAER OLD TIMONTY BABBS OF AUBURN….WHO WAS ONE OF THE DRIVER…..WAS FLOWN TO
VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER WHERE HE DIED AS A RESULT OF HIS INJURIES…..



MEETINGS
04/17/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….
THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETS TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISION, THE
HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND GRAHAM LODGE ALL MEET AT 7…….

THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 4 THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE ALZEHIMNER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETS AND THE
HALFREY-DALTON V-F-W POST MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6…….



TAXES
04/17/17

ALL THOSE WITH UNPAID ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS ARE REMINDED THAT TODAY IS THE FINAL DAY TO PAY THOSE
BILLS BEFORE THEY BECOME DELIQUENT….

THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TODAY….FROM EIGHT UNTIL FOUR-30……
THEN AT THAT TIME….ALL UNPAID ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS WILL BE TURNED OVER TO THE COUNTY CLERK’S
OFFICE  AS DELIQUENT…..



SPORTS
04/17/17

EMILY WILLIAMS  HAS BEEN SELECTED TO LAUNCH THE SOCCER PROGRAM  IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT…...AS
SHE WILL COACH THE FIRST CO-ED SOCCER TEAM….AT THE JAMES E. BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL…...WHICH IS SCHEDULE TO
BEGIN PLAY IN AUGUST…..

WILLIAMS….WHO IS A SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLIGIST  AT THE PRIMARY CENTER AND THE HIGH SCHOOL….HAS WORKED
WITH THE CORE’S GROWING SOCCER PROGRAM SINCE TWENTY-15…..


THE PREDATORS RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO HOST THE BLACKHAWKS IN STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS….WITH THE NASHVILLE
LEADING THE SERIES TWO GAME TO NONE…..







EGG HUNT
04/14/17

THE CORE WILL HOLD THEIR  FIRST……UNDERWATER EASTER EGG HUNT TOMORROW…...

TWO TO FIVE YEAR OLDS MUST WEAR A LIFE JACK OR OTHER FLOTATION DEVICE….THEY CAN ALSO BE ACCOMPANIED BY A
PARENT AND THEIR EGGS WILL BE FLOATING…

AND THE SIX TO EIGHT YEAR OLD GROUP….AND THE NINE TO 12 YEAR OLD GROUP  MUST BE ABLE  TO SWIM AND THEIR EGGS  
WILL BE SUBMERGED……



ARREST
04/14/17

AS THE RESULT OF AN UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION  BY THE STATE POLICE ELECTRONIC CRIME BRANCH…..

36 YEAR OLD DREW GIBSON OF BOWLING GREEN WAS ARRESTED YESERDAY AND CHARGED WITH  THREE COUNTS OF
DISTRIBUTION AND 40-COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYIN A SEX PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR…..



NATIONAL PARK WEEK
04/14/17

TOMORROW THRU THE 23RD……IS NATIONAL PARK WEEK…..AND MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL HAVE  FREE MAMMOTH
CAVE DISCOVERY TOURS TOMORROW AND SUNDAY…… AND AGAIN THE  22ND AND 23RD….

THE TOURS WILL BE AT 10 AND TWO…..AND PARTICIPANTS SHOULD PICK UP THEIR TICKETS IN THE VISITORS CENTER….

ALSO TOMORROW….THERE WILL BE TWO WILD FLOWER HIKES…..
AT  10 THE HIKE WILL LEAVE THE CEDAR SINK PARKING LOT….
AND THE TWO O’CLOCK HIKE WILL MEET AT THE VISITORS CENTER FLAG POLE….
EACH HIKE IS TWO MILES LONG AND WILL TAKE TWO HOURS…..



QUILT SHOW
04/14/17

JACKSONIAN DAY QUILT SHOW……SPONSORED BY THE ALLEN COUNTY HOMEMAKERS….IS TODAY AND TOMORROW AT THE
ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE…..

THE QUILT STHE QUILT SHOW WILL BE OPEN FROM FOUR TO EIGHT TONIGHT….
AND FROM EIGHT TO TWO-30 TOMORROW…..
AND THE AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED AT FOUR TOMORROW AFTERNOON…..`



BLOOD MOBILE
04/14/17


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

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……

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



WHEAT
04/14/17

77 YEAR OLD CLETUS “RABBITT” WHEAT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CLIFTON
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY
MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO CLIFTON CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; FAYE WHEAT…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; VICKI AND MIKE GUY AND MICKI AND ALAN
CARVER…..A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; TRACI WHEAT…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; WILLIAM AND PHILA HINTON…..AND A
SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; ANNA AND BOBBY MARION ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…. FIVE  GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/14/17

THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY CHARLOTTE….

AND THE LADY TOPPER SOFTBALLLTEAM HOSTS CHARLOTTE…..


AND THE HOT RODS ENTERTAIN FORT WAYNE…..







PRO LIFE GROUP
04/13/17

THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THE “CENTER FOR BIO-EHTICAL REFORM”…….
BASED IN CALIFORNIA…..WILL BE TRAVELING  THE STREETS IN BOWLING GREEN DISPLAYING GRAPHIC ABORTION PHOTOS….
DISPLAYED ON THE SIDES OF BOX-BODY STYLE TRUCKS….

AUTHORITIES SAY SUCH FREE SPEECH ACTIVITES IS NOT A VIOLATION  OF ANY FEDERAL…..STATE…..OR LOCAL LAW….RULE….
OR REGULATION…….
AND THE CITY HAS NO AUTHORITY TO PREVENT SUCH FREE SPEECH ACTIVITIES….. OR TO ITERFERE WITH THE FREE SPEECH
RIGHTS OF THE CENTER……



FINANCIAL LITERACY
04/13/17

APRIL IS  “FINANCIAL LITERACY MONTH” IN KENTUCKY…….AND STATE TREASURER ALLISON BALL IS LAUNCHING  A DIGITAL….
EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN……TO PROMOTE ITS IMPORTANCE….

THE CAMPAIGN FEATURES DAILY SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS OF FINANCIAL LITERACY DEFINITIONS AND TIPS……INITIATIVES IN HER
OFFICE……AND OTHER INFORMATIONAL TOOLS ON SMART FINANCIAL DECISION MAKING……

YOU CAN FOLLOW THE EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN  BY….LIKING…..KENTUCKY STATE TREASURER ALLISON BALL ON FACEBOOK
OR TWITTER……



GOOD FRIDAY CLOSINGS
04/13/17

HERE ARE YOUR GOOD FRIDAY CLOSINGS…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW AND CLOSED SATURDAY……
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED TOMORROW AND OPEN SATURDAY…..
COUNTY OFFICES, P-V-A OFFICE  AND THE TRANSFER STATION CLOSED TOMORROW AND THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE
OPEN SATURDAY…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND TOMORROW’S  TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP MONDAY THE 17TH……
STATE OFFICES AND THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  CLOSING  AT 12NOON TOMORROW…..
CIRCUIT CLERK’S  OFFICE CLOSING AT  NOON TOMORROW  AND  CLOSED SATURDAY…….
COUNTY CELRK OFFICE AND ANIMAL SHETLER CLOSED TOMORROW AND SATURDAY…..

THE CORE WILL BE CLOSED SUNDAY……



WATSON
04/13/17

58 YEAR OLD LONNIE DEAN WATSON, JUNIOR OF ADOLPHUS DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN PLEASANT RIDGE
CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND
MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO THE PLEASANT RIDGE CHURCH CEMETERY…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; APRIL WATSON…..TWO SONS; SEAN OF SCOTTSVILLE AND BRANDON OF PENNSYLVANIA….TWO
STEP-DAUGHTERS AND STEP-SONS-IN-LAW; MISTY AND JOSEPH HODGES OF TENNESSEE AND KARI AND KEITH DINKENS OF
FRANKLIN…..HIS MOTHER AND STEP-FATHER; FAYE AND RAZZY BAILEY OF TENNESSEE….A BROTHER; ALLEN OF
SCOTTSVILLE….AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; PAULA BAXTER AND TERESA AND EDDIE BENNETT ALL OF
TENNESSEE…….SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/13/17

THE PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS PLAY AT BARREN COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON….
AND THE PATRIOT  VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO METCALFE COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS BEGIN THEIR STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS AS THEY ARE IN CHICAGO TO TAKE ON THE BLACKHAWKS……







VIDEO WINNERS
04/12/17

APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSULT AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH…..AND THE WINNERS OF THE  “VOICE OF JUSTICE VIDEO  
CONTEST….SPONSORED  BY THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERALS OFFICE  AND THE KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF SEXUAL
ASSAULT PROGRAMS HAVE  BEEN ANNOUNCED……

THE VIDEO…..STAND WITH US…..PRODUCED  BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY  WAS SELECTED AS THE OVER-
ALL WINNER……

AND THE VIDEO……WE ALL NEED TO SPEAK   UP……PRODUCED  BY STUDENTS AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
RECEIVED THE  “VIRAL AWARD”….BY RECEIVING THE MOST VIEWS ON THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S YOU-TUBE CHANNEL…..



SPORTS
04/12/17

THE LADY PATROTS FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND THE PATRIOT VARSITY  BASEBALL GAME WITH MONROE COUNTY……THAT WAS RAINED OUT YESTERDAY…..WILL BE PLAYED
THIS AFTERNOON AT PATRIOT FIELD…..


THE TITANS HAVE RELEASED THEIR TWENTY-17 PRE-SEASON SCHEUDLE….

THEY  OPEN THE PRE-SEASON  ON THE ROAD TO NEW YORK TO TAKE ON THE JETS…..
THEN  RETURN HOME WEEK TWO TO PLAY  CAROLINA…..
WEEK THREE THE BEARS COME TO NISSAN STADIUM…..
AND THEN THE TITANS  WIND UP THE PRE-SEASON  IN KANSAS CITY WEEK FOUR……







CITY COUNCIL
04/11/17

A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD YESTERDAY AFTERNOON……BEFORE THE SCOTTSIVLLE CITY COUNCIL MEEETING……TO
DISCUSS THE PUBLIC TRANSPORTION GRANT THAT HAS BEEN APPLIED FOR….

THEN DURING THE COUNCIL MEETING…..CITY CLERK GAYLE DAVIS GAVE MORE DETAILS….
95-THOUSAND-773 DOLLARS FOR OPERATING EXPENSES HAVE  BEEN APPLIED FOR ON A 50-50 MATCH……55-THOUSAND
DOLLARS FOR THE PURCHASE OF A 12 PASSENGER BUS THAT CAN ALSO TRANSPORT TWO WHEEL CHAIR PASSENGERS WAS
APPLIED FOR ON A  90-10 MATCH….AND 12-THOUSAND-500 DOLLARS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS  WAS APPLIED FOR ON AN 80-
20 MATCH…….
THE CITY ALSO APPROVED A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT…..WITH THE FRIENDS OF DUGAS COMMUNITY PARK….TO TAKE
OVER THE UPKEEP OF DUMONT HILL…..

AND THE COUNCIL APPROVED MAYOR ROB CLINE SIGNING ALL NECESSARY PAPER WORK TO ACCEPT  83-THOUSAND-494  
DOLLARS  FROM THE TRANSPORTATION CABINE IN MUNICIPAL ROAD AIDE……



BUDGET DEFICIET PREDICTED
04/11/18

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH  WILL LIKELY HAVE A “SMALL” BUDGET SHORTFALL  
WHEN THE FISCAL YEAR ENDS JUNE 30TH….

TAX RECEIPTS FOR MARCH  FELL 11-POINT-FOUR PERCENT WHEN COMPARED TO LAST YEAR…..AND FOR THE LAST  THREE
MONTHS…..TAX RECEIPTS ARE DOWN THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT……

CHILTON WENT ON TO SAY…..HOWEVER…..MOST OF THE  LOSSES  WILL  BE RECOVERED IN THE FINAL THREE MONTHS OF THE
FISCAL YEAR…..BUT THE COMMONWEALTH  WOULD  LIKELY FINISH THE FISCAL  BELOW THE OFFICIAL REVENUE ESTIMATE……

THE LARGEST LOSS IN MARCH WAS CORPORATE INCOME TAXES WHICH WERE DOWN 89-PERCENT…..AS COMPANIES NOW FILE
THEIR TAXES BY APRIL 15TH INSTEAD OF MARCH 15TH…..
INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXES WERE DOWN  15-PERCENT  IN MARCH……
AND SALES TAXES WERE DOWN  ONE-POINT-ONE PERCENT



BUDGET DEFICIET PREDICTED
04/11/18

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH  WILL LIKELY HAVE A “SMALL” BUDGET SHORTFALL  
WHEN THE FISCAL YEAR ENDS JUNE 30TH….

TAX RECEIPTS FOR MARCH  FELL 11-POINT-FOUR PERCENT WHEN COMPARED TO LAST YEAR…..AND FOR THE LAST  THREE
MONTHS…..TAX RECEIPTS ARE DOWN THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT……

CHILTON WENT ON TO SAY…..HOWEVER…..MOST OF THE  LOSSES  WILL  BE RECOVERED IN THE FINAL THREE MONTHS OF THE
FISCAL YEAR…..BUT THE COMMONWEALTH  WOULD  LIKELY FINISH THE FISCAL  BELOW THE OFFICIAL REVENUE ESTIMATE……

THE LARGEST LOSS IN MARCH WAS CORPORATE INCOME TAXES WHICH WERE DOWN 89-PERCENT…..AS COMPANIES NOW FILE
THEIR TAXES BY APRIL 15TH INSTEAD OF MARCH 15TH…..
INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXES WERE DOWN  15-PERCENT  IN MARCH……
AND SALES TAXES WERE DOWN  ONE-POINT-ONE PERCENT



FLY FISHING FILM FESTIVAL
04/11/17

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  RECREATION ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM…….AND CABELA’S…..WILL HOST THE
TWENTY-17  “ININTERNATIONAL FLY FISHING FILM FESTIVAL…..TONIGHT  IN THE DOWNING STUDENT UNION….ROOM 30-20…..
THIS IS THE THIRD YEAR FOR THE FESTIVAL TO BE HELD AT WESTERN…..
THE DOORS OPEN AND A SILENT AUCTION BEGINS AT  SIX-30…..AND THE FILMS… WHICH FEATURE FLY FISHING  FROM ALL
OVER THE WORLD…. START AT SEVEN…..
TICKETS AT THE DOOR ARE 20-DOLLARS….WITH THE PROCEEDS GOING TO THE       W-K-U FLY FISHING PROGRAMS……



CODE ENFORCEMENT
04/11/17

SCOTTSVILLE CODE ENFORCEMENT WILL HAVE AN  INFORMATIONAL  MEETING TONGHT AT SIX…..AT THE WASHINGTON
CENTER…..TO DISCUSS EXISTING AND NEW CODES ADOPTED BY SCOTTSVILL CITY COUNCIL……



SPORTS
04/11/17

THE PATRIOT TRACK TEAMS PARTICIPATE IN THE SKY CONFERENCE  MEET AT WARREN CENTRAL THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE TENNIS TEAMS GO TO FRANKILIN/SIMPSON…..
THE SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY….

THE BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE
VARISTY GAME ON 99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..THIS AFTERNOON STARTING AT FIVE……







EDUCATION SURVEY
04/10/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION  SAYS THAT ALMOST 42-THOUSAND….. SCHOOL-BASED…..CERTIFIED
EDUCATIONS IN THE COMMONWEALTH  HAVE COMPLETED THE “TWENTY-17……TEACHING….EMPOWERING….LEADING…..AND
LEARNING”…..SURVEY……

91-PERCENT OF ELIGIBLE EDUCATORS COMPLETED IT……WHICH SURPASSED THE TWENTY-15 RESPONSE RATE OF 89-POINT-
THREE PERCENT…..HAS SET A NATIONAL RECORD AMONG STATES THAT ADMINISTER THE SURVEY……

THIS IS THE FOURTH TIME…..SINCE TWENTY-11…..THE KENTUCKY EDUCATIONS HAVE TAKEN  THE  VOLUNTARY AND
ANONYMOUS……HALF-HOUR….WEB-BASED SURVEY……



M-O-M CASTING CALL
04/10/17

YOU CHANCE TO BE IN THE MOVIES IS COMING UP TOMORROW  NIGHT….

THE NEWEST MOVIE TO BE FILMED IN SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUKCY…..M-O-M OR MAIL ORDER MOM…..….WILL HAVE AN OPEN
CASTING CALL  AT THE CAVE CITY CONVENTION CENTER BEGINNING AT SEVEN…..

ALL TYPES OF CHARACTERS  AND ALL AGES ARE NEEDED….. INCLUDING ADULT AND MIDDLE SCHOOL…..
ANYONE WANTING TO TAKE PART IN THE CASTING CALL….NEEDS TO BRING A RESUME AND HEAD SHOT WITH THEM…….



MEETINGS
04/10/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE BEEKEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7……

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

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



SPORTS
04/10/17

THE PATRIOT  TENNIS TEAMS ARE AT HOME THIS AFTERNOON  TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD…..
AND THE PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO  FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……



THE METCALFE COUNTY  HORNETS HAVE A NEW HEAD BASKETBAL COACH….

BRANDON BROCKMAN TAKES OVER A PROGRAM  THAT HAS WON ONLY  14 GAMES IN THE LAST SIX SEASONS….

BROCKMAN  HAS SPENT THE LAST 10 YEARS COACHING  AT GALLATIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL IN WARSAW……..-







RECALLED CARS
04/07/17

NEW DATA FROM CARFAX….FINDS NEARLY  ONE-MILLION VEHICLES  ON KENTUCKY ROADS HAVE UNFIXED SAFETY RECALLS…..
…..
THAT’S  A 29-PERCNT INCREASE FROM LAST YEAR…..WHICH MEANS ONE OUT OF EVERY FOUR VEHICLES IN THE
COMMONWEALTH  IS AFFECTED…..

CARFAX HAS IDENTIFIED 10-LOCATIONS IN KENTUCKY…..WHERE PEOPLE ARE MOST LIKED TO HAVE A CAR WITH UNFIXED
RECALLS……
AND TOPPING THAT LIST IS BOWLING GREEN  AT 28-PERCENT….WHICH IS  ALMOST 23-THOUSAND VEHICLES……
LEXINGTON AND LOUISVILLE ARE TIED FOR SECOND AT 26-PERCENT…..FLORENCE IS FOURTH WITH 25-PERCENT…..AND
FRANKFORT IS FOURTH WITH  24-PERCENT…..

CARFAXC  GOES  ON TO SAY THAT ONE REASON FOR THE SURGE IN UNFIXED RECALLS….IS BECAUSE  PEOPLE ARE OFTEN
UNAWARE THEIR VEHICLE HAS BEEN RECALLED……



ARREST
04/07/17

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

28 YEAR OLD DEANDRE MASKIN AND 22 YEAR OLD CHRISTINA CAFFEE….BOTH OF 14-41 KENTON STREET….ARE CHARGED
WITH TRAFFICKING  IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-CRACK COCANE, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND TWO COUNTS OF
WANTON ENDANGERMENT…..
DURING THE UNDERCOVER DRUG BUY…..THEY HAD AN AN18-MONTH-OLD  AND FOUR-YEAR-OLD WITH THEM….……
THE CHILDREN  WERE TURNED OVER TO SOCIAL SERVICES….AND A VEHICLE…. DETERMINED TO BE A RENTAL CAR…….
SCARES….AND 201-DOLLARS CASH WERE SEIZED……



BEVIN ELIMINATES  BOARD & COMMISSIONS
04/07/17

AS PART OF HIS  “RED TAP REDUCTION” INITIATIVE…...GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  HAS SIGN DOCUMENTS TO ELIMINATE MORE
THAN 65 OBSOLETE….INACTIVE….AND SUPERSEDED BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS…..

IN TWENTY-12…..A STUDY BY THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION…. IDENTIFIED 571 BOARDS…..COMMISIONS….AND
SIMILAR ENTITIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..WHICH IS NEARLY TWICE THE NUMBER OF THE TYPICAL STATE…..

IN MARCH….BEVIN ISSUED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER ELIMINATING 29 BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS THAT WERE ORGINIALLY
ESTABLISHED BY GUBERNATORIAL ORDER……



GUNTER
04/07/17

43 YEAR OLD KENNETH JAMES “KENNY”  GUNTER  OF THE STONY POINT COMMUNITY DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH
BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; MELISA GUNTER…..FIVE DAUGHTERS; SAMANTHA AND CHARLOTTE SPADE BOTH OF MICHIGAN AND
GRACIE, LILLY AND BRITTANY GUNTER ALL OF ADOLPHUS….HIS MOTHER; ALEEN GUNTER…..AND A BROTHER JEFF; BOTH OF
SCOTTSVILLE….AND HIS FATHER-IN-LAW AND MOTHER-IN-LAW; JOE AND KIM GRAVES OF THE STONY POINT COMMUNITY……



SPORTS
04/07/17

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH…..THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM TANGLES WITH LIVINGSTON CENTRAL…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM BEGINS PLAY IN THE BOB JONES TOURNAMENT  IN MADISON. ALABAMA…



BASEBALL SEASON MAY BE JUST GETTING UNDERWAY……
BUT YESTERDAY…..CONFERENCE U-S-A ANNOUNCED   CHANGES TO THE TOPPER FOOTBALL SCHEDULE  FOR THIS FALL….AS
TWO THURSDAY NIGHT GAMES WILL BE MOVED TO FRIDAYS……TO ACCOMMODATE  T-V BROADCASTS….
THE GAME AT OLD DOMINION ON OCTOBER 20TH…..AND THE FINAL HOME GAME AGAINST MIDDLE TENNESSEE ON NOVEMBER
17TH…….WILL NOW BE PLAYED ON FRIDAYS……







INVESTIGATION
04/06/17

AN INVESTIGATOR WITH THE SARPY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT….IN OHAHA, NEBRASKA……SAYS  HE’S  REVIEWING
HUNDREDS OF CONFIRMED OR POSSIBLE THREATS AGAINST THE OMHAMA BASKETBALL OFFICIAL  WHO WORKED KENTUCKY’S
N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT LOSS TO NORTH CAROLINA…..

REFREE JOHN HIGGINS’  ROOFING COMPANY HAS RECEIVED THOUSANDS OF EMAILS…..PHONE CALLS….AND VOICE MAILS…..
INCLUDING DEATH THREATS AGAINST HIGGINS AND HIS FAMILY…..FOLLOWING KENTUCKY’S  75 TO 73  LOSS TO THE
TARHEELS…..WITH 75-PERCENT COMING FROM AREA CODES IN THE COMMONWEALTH……

INVESTIGATORS SAY 450 PHONE CALLS OR MESSAGES…..AND ANOTHER TWO-TO-300 MESSAGES ON SOCIAL MEDIA OR EMAILS  
WERE  OF A  “THREATENING NATURE”…..
ABOUT FIVE HOURS OF AUDIO FROM KENTUCKY SPORTS RADIO SHOWS  HAVE ALSO BEEN REVIEWED   .FOR THREATENING
COMMENTS TOWARD HIGGINS…..WHETHER  BY HOSTS OR CALLERS……



ARREST-HART
04/06/17

STATE POLICE RECEIVED A REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE…..PARKED NEAR A RESIDENCE ON PRICEVILLE ROAD IN HART
COUNTY…..WITH A NAKED MALE ASLEEP IN THE FRONT SEAT…..SLSEO IN THE FRONT SETAH….

TROOPERS MADE CONTACT AND IDENTIFIED THE INDIVIDUAL AS  29 YEAR OLD CHARLES  CALHOUN OF MUNFORDVILLE….AN  
ACTIVE METH LAB WAS ALSO LOCATED IN THE VEHICLE…...AND CALHOUN WAS CHARGED WITH MANUFACTURING METH,
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIS……



ARREST
04/06/17

IN CONNECTION WITH THE SHOOTING DEATH OF 27 YEAR OLD JENNIER HENDRICKS THAT HAPPENED IN BONNIEVILLE  MARH
14TH…..A HART COUNTY  INDICTMENT  WARRANT WAS SERVED BY STATE POLICE   ON 47 YEAR OLD  DAVID  ”RANDY”  FISHER…..
WHO’S LODGED IN THE HARDIN COUNTY JAIL…..
FISHER IS CHARGED WITH  MURDER….ATTEMPTED  MURDER…..TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE….AND PERSISTENT  
FELONY OFFENDER…..
THROUGH THE INVESTIGATION…..IT WAS  DETERMINED THAT FISHER ALSO FIRED AT THE TENANT OF THE
RESIDENCE……RESULTING IN THE ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGE……



FISHER
04/06/17

85 YEAR OLD CHARLES WILLIAM FISHER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT HIS RESIDENCE…… FUNERAL  SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……


HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BEN CORNWELL, JOHN FISHER AND CHARLIE AND AMBER FISHER
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE DAUGHTERS; MARILYN LYLES OF BOWLING GREEN AND BECKY AND KELLI FISHER BOTH OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..NINE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….




SPORTS
04/06/17

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH……THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM TANGLES  WITH NELSON COUNTY….







TREK AT THE TRACK
04/04/17

DUE TO ITS POPULARITY…..THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM’S….MOTORSPORTS PARK….IS OFFERING FREE  “TREK AT THE
TRACK”  NIGHTS   AGAIN THIS YEAR….

“TREK AT THE TRACK”  OFFERS   VISITORS THE OPPORTUNITY TO   JOG…. WALK……. SKATE……OR RIDE BICYCLES  ON THE
THREE-POINT-15 MILE ROAD COURSE…..

PET ARE WELCOME……IF THEY ARE ON A LEACH AND THEIR OWNERS CLEAN OUT AFTER THEM…..
ROLLER BLADES AND ROLLER SKATES ARE WELCOME……HOWEVER…. SKATEBOARDERS ARE ASK TO SUE THE SKATEPARK  
LOCATED DOWNTOWN….
HELMETS ARE REQUIRED……AND NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES ARE ALLOWED ON THE TRACK…..…..

“TREK AT THE TRACK” WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAYS…..WEATHER PERMITTING…..
TUESDAYS TO MAY 30TH….FROM FIVE TO SEVEN…..
TUESDAYS  FROM JUNE SIXTH   TO AUGUST  29TH…..FROM FIVE TO EIGHT….
AND TUESDAYS  IN SEPTEMBER…..FROM  FIVE TO SEVEN…….



FBI INVESTIGATION
04/04/17

STATE OFFICIALS SAY THE F-B-I  IS INVESTIGATING  CONTRACTORS  WHO  HAVE WORKED WITH THE KENTUCKY
TRANSPORTATION CABINET…..

THE CABINET  RECEIVED A GRAND JUR INDICTMENT LAST WEEK……REGARDING ANTI-TRUST ALLEGATIONS…..INVOLVING
STATE CONTRACTORS DATING BACK TO TWENTY-10……
A SPOKESPERSON  SAYS THE CABINET IS NOT THE TARGET OF THE INVESTIGAION AND THEY ARE COOOERATING FULLY……..
AND THEY HAVE   TOLD CONTRACTORS TO PRESERVE ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED  TO CONSTRUTION….PAVING…..OR ASHALT
PROJECTS……



ARREST-HOAX DEVISE
04/04/17

AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN CONNECTION  WITH A HOAX….EXPLOSIVE DEVICE…. THAT WAS FOUND ADHERED TO A READ
EXTERIIOR DOOR  AT THE LOGAN COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER  LAST WEEK….

STATE POLICE   ARRESTED  33 YEAR OLD JOSHUA DAVIS OF RUSSELLVILLE ON AN INDICEMTNE WARRANT  CHARGIN
TERRORISTIC THREATENING……



ARREST
04/04/17

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A GREENSBURG MAN IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEATH OF A CAMPBELLSVILLE WOMAN….

36 YEAR OLD KEITH WAYNE MORGAN IS CHARGED WITH TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE  AND ABUSE OF A CORPSE….

THEY BODY OF 28 YEAR OLD RONNA GADDIE WAS FOUND OVER AN EMBANLMENT….. OFF EDWIN WILLIAMS ROAD ON APRIL
FIRST OF THIS YEAR…HER CAUSE OF DEATH IS PENDING  THE RESULTS  OF TOXICOLOGY TESTS PERFORMED DURING AN
AUTOPSY……



HABEGGER
04/04/17

86 YEAR OLD BARBARA TROYER HABEGGER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT NINE-30 AT OAKWOOD MENNONITE CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY….
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT TWO-69 STRAWBERRY LANE……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS; JONATHAN OF HOLLAND AND REUBEN, ANDREW AND EDWARD ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE
DAUGHTERS; LYDIA, ESTER AND LISA HABEGGER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE, MARY MAZELIN OF MISSOURI AND CINDY YODER OF
PENNSLYVANIA…..AND TWO BROTHERS; JOHN TROYER OF MISSOURI AND MOSE TROYER OF TENNESSEE…….79
GRANDCHILDREN AND 18 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/04/17

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH……THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM TAKES ON JEFFERSON TOWN….







FEED THE NEED
04/03/17

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHEN KENTUCKY HAS SET A RECORD BY COLLECTING  MORE THAN 109-THOUSAND ITEMS  IN THE “FEED
THE NEED” FOO DRIVE TAKING PLACE IN ALLEN….BARREN…..BUTLER…..HART…..LOGAN…..SIMPSON….AND WARREN
COUNTIES…..

THAT TOTAL IS AN 11-THOUSAND ITEM INCREASE IN DONATIONS FROM WHAT WAS COLECTED LAST YEAR  AND THE MOST THE
DRIVE HAS COLLECTED IN ANY ONE YEAR  SINCE IT  BEGAN IN TWO-THOUSAND-NINE…..WHEN 43-HUNDRED ITEMS WERE
COLLECTED……

IN ALLEN COUNTY….21-HUNDRED-73 ITEMS HAVE BEEN COLLECTED……



ALLTECH WINNERS
04/03/17

TEAMS FROM WESTERN KENTUUCKY UNIVERSITY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY  HAVE WON THE TOP PRISES IN THE
TWENTY-17……ALLTECH INNOVATION COMPETITION…….WITH EACH TEAM RECEIVING 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS……

THE WESTERN UNDERGRADUATE TEAM CAPTURED  FIRST PLACE WITH THEIR  PROGRAM AND DATABASE  THAT SUGGESTS
SONGS  TO USERS THAT ARE TAYLOR-MADE TO THEIR MUSICAL INTERERSTS…..AND THEY’RE PLANNING ON LAUNCHING THEIR
WEBSITE AND AN “APP” AT THE END OF THE YEAR…..

AND THE  TEAM FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY WON THE GRADUATE COMPETITION…..BY USING LEFTOVER STILLAGE
FROM THE BREWING AND DISTILLING PROCESS…..TO PRODUCE ACTIVATED CARBON AT A LOW COST…THAT IS HIGH-QUALITY
AND MORE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY…..

THE  “ALLTECH INNOVATION COMPETITION”  STARTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH AND IRELAND IN TWENTY-13…..



BUTLER RESURFACING
04/03/17

AS PART OF A  RESURFACING PROJECT ON KENTUCKY 27-13…… DEXTERVILLE/BANOCK ROAD IN BUTLER COUNTY…..WILL BE
CLOSED AT INDIAN CAMP CREEK   STARTING  TODAY THRU NEXT MONDAY……AS CREWS INSTALL A NEW CULVERT……

A DETOUR USING JAKE PHARRIS ROAD…..KENTUCKY  THREE-40…..AND KENTUCKY-70 IS IN PLACE  AND MESSAGE BOARD HAVE
BEEN PUT OUT…..

THE RESURFACING PROJECT IS TAKING PLACE FROM JUST NORTH OF KENTUCKY 22-60…….TO THE OHIO COUNTY
LINE……AND THE ENTIRE ROAD IS EXPECTED TO REOPEN  APRIL L 10TH……



MEETINGS
04/03/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK……
THE RELAY FOR LIFE COMMITTEE MEETS THIS AFTERNOON AT 5……

THE RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM CAPTAINS MEET AT 5-30, THE ALLEN COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEET TONIGHT
AT 6-30 AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 5 THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS  AND THE ART GUILD BOTH
MEET…..

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



SPORTS
04/03/17

THE PATRIOTS BEGIN PLAY IN THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH  AS THEY TAKE ON BOYLE COUNTY……


SOUTH CAROLINA CLAIMED THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP WITH A 67 TO 55 WIN OVER MISSISSIPPI
STATE…..







CREWS NAME ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT
04/02/17

SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE  CORTNI CREWS HAS BEEN  NAMED  ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT FOR BARREN COUNTY SCHOOLS…..

CREWS BEGAN HER TEACHING AND COACHING CAREER IN THE ALLEN COUNTY/ SCOTTSVILLE DISTRICT……AND   TAUGHT FOR
A SHORT TIME IN JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOLS…..
IN THE FALL OF 1997….SHE BEGAN TEACHING AND COACHING AT BARREN COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL…..IN TWO-THOUSAND-
THREE  CREWS WAS SELECT AS ASSISTANT PRINCIAL AT BARREN COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL…..AND SHORLTY THEREAFER….
BECAME PRINCIAL…..….
AND IN TWENTY-11…SHE WAS NAMED DIRECTOR  OF PUPIL PERSONNEL……



SPRING BREAK TRAVEL
04/02/17

WITH SEVERAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS……INCLUDING ALLEN COUNTY…..OBSERVING SPRING BREAK THIS COMING WEEK……THE
KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET IS REMINDING MOTORISTS OF THE CLOSURE OF I-85….NEAR THE PIEDMONT ROAD
ROADWAY….IN ATLANTA……

A STATE OF EMERGENCY WAS DECLARED THURSDAY WHEN AN OVER-PASS DUE TO A FIRE……THE CAUSE OF THE BLAEZE IS
UNKNOWN……AND IT HASN’T BEEN DETERMINED HOW LONG REPAIRS ARE EXPECTED TO TAKE…..

DRIVERS ARE ENCOURAGE TO USE ALTERNATE ROUTES AND DETOURS TO AVIOD THE AFFECT AREAS…..WHICH CAN BE
FOUND ON-LINE AT…..AT
D-O-T-G-A-DOT-GOV……



WRIGHT
04/02/17

80 YEAR OLD JENNINGS CARROLL “TUFFY” WRIGHT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. GILEAD CEMETERY
WITH NAVY MILITARY HONORS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (MON) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS;  FAITH AND HOPE WRIGHT BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A
GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/02/17

THE  LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS AT  HOME YESTERDAY….AND CAME OUT ON TOP OF THE BOYLE COUNTY LADY
REBELS IN A CLOST GAME…..

THE NEXT GAMES FOR THE LADY PATRIOT WILL BE NEXT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT THE BOB JONES TOURNAMENT IN
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS
03/31/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING….THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN DROPPED  FROM FOUR-
POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN JANUARY…..TO FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN FEBRUARY…..AND THIS FEBRUARY’S JOBLESS RATE
WAS WELL BELOW THE FIVE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT RECORFED IN FEBRUATY OF LAST YESR……

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH……JOBLESS RATES FELL IN 115 COUNTIES…ROSE IN THREE…..AND REMAINED THE SAME IN
TWO….
WOODFORD COUNTY  HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   AT THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..
AND   MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED  THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE  AT 20-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT…….



WKU LEARN AND EARN
03/31/17

WITH NEW PARTNERSHIPS  AT KETUCKY DOWNS  AND MISSION CATERING…..WKU’s “LEARN AND EARN”  PROGRAM IS EX
TENDIGN SCHOLARHIP AND EMPLOYEMNT OPPORTUNITIES TO SIMPSON COUNTY…..

“LEARN AND EARN”  OFFERS PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT WITH REGIONAL BUSINESS PARTMENTS TO QUALIFIED
UNDERGRADUCATE AND GRADUATES STUDENTS…..
BESIDES PAYING WAGES…..THE BUSINESS PARTNER PROVIDES THE STUDENT WITH A PARTIAL TUITION SCHOLARHIP
THROUGHT THE COLLEGE HEIGHTS FOUNDATION…..CONTIGENT UPON SUCDESSFUL COMPLELTION OF THE  SEMESTER……

KENTUCKY DOWNS IS OFFERING  SEVEN TO 10 POSITIONS……AND MISSION CATERING IS OFFERING UP TO FIVE POSITIONS FOR
STUDENTS…..



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
03/31/17

AS THE TWENTY-17 SESSION OF THE KENTUCKY GENERAL  ASSEMBLY CAME TO A CLOSE LAST NIGHT…..…..
LAWMAKERS AGREED TO LET GOVERNOT MATT BEVIN BORROW   UP TO15-MILLON DOLLARS TO CONVINCE A COMPANY  TO
BRING  UP TO 500  FULL-TIME JOBS TO EASTERN KENTUCKY….
THE COMMONWEALTH IS IN THE RUNNING FOR A MAJOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT THAT WOULD BEING AN
INVESTMENT OF ONE-POINT-THREE BILLION DOLLARS…..ONE-THOUSAND CONTRUCTION JOBS…..AND 500 FULL-TIME JOBS
WITH AN ANNUAL SALARY OF  75-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..

ALSO YESTERDAY…..HOUSE BILL 13 WHICH PROPOSES A VETERAND NURSING HOME IN BOWLING GREEN WAS APPROVED….
THE MEASURE COMMIT 10-PONT-FIVE MILODN DOLARSS…..IN MATH SA BNOND FORE….FOR THE 90-BED FACILITY WHICH
WOULD SERVE VETERANS FROM ACROSS SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY……



HARTMAN
03/31/17

78 YEAR OLD DOROTHY LOUISE HARTMAN OF BOWLING GREEN DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT
BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH
BURIAL IN HICKORY HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENESE….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BILL AND KIM OF TENNESSEE AND EDDIE AND TAMMY OF
ADOLPHUS…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; TERESA PIERCE AND CANDACE AND DARRELL PERRY ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; J-B AND DOROTHY WRIGHT OF FRANKLIN…..AND TWO SISTERS AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; BEULAH AND RON MONROE OF INDIANA AND GERALDINE WRIGHT OF BOWLING GREEN…..NINE
GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/31/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT BOWLING GREEN FOR A RESCHEDULED GAME……
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GREENWOOD…..
AND THE TENNIS TEAMS HOSTS MONROE COUNTY……







VETOS OVERRIDDEBN
03/30/17

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY  HAS OVER-RIDDEN  FOUR VETOS ISSUED BY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN EARLIE THIS ……HOWEVER…..
LEGISLATIVE LEADERS SAY THE  OVERRIDES SHOULDN’T BE CONSTRUED AS A RIFT BETWEEN THE GOVERNOR AND
LAWMAKERS…...BUT RATHER A SIGNAL THAT THE CONSTITUTION WORKS…..

THIS WAS THE FRIST TIME SINCE TWENTY-13 THE LEGISLATURE HAS VOTED TO  OVERRIDE A GUBERNATORIAL VETO……

REPUBLICANS WON CONTROL OF THE HOUSE LAST NOVEMBER….ENDING NEALRY 100 YEARS OF DEMOCRATIC
CONTOL……AND VOTERS HAD ALREADY GIVEN THE  G-O-P CONTROL OF THE SENATE AND GOVERNOR’S OFFICE……



JUVENILE JUSTICE GRANTS
03/30/17

BEGINNING APRIL FIRST….THE KENTUCKY JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT  WILL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FOR A GRANT
PROGRAM…..THAT SUPPORTS ALTERNATIVES TO DETENTION….FOR LO-LEVEL  JUVENILE OFFENDERS…..

ABOUT 80-THOUSAND DOLLARS WILL BE AVAILABLE THRU THE   U-S DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR THE    “REDUCING OUT-OF-
HOME PLACEMENTS” GRANT PROGRAM…..

GRANT RECIPIENTS  MUST PROVIDE ALTERNATIVES TO SECURE DETENTION FOR JUVENILES WHO HAVE BEEN RELEASED
FROM  LAW  ENFORCEMENT CUSTODY…. WITH SUPERVISION…..OR HAVE BEEN RELEASED FROM COURT……

THE DEADLINE TO APPLY  IS MAY FIRST…..



ARREST
03/30/17

STATE POLICE SAY THE INDIVIDUAL….WHO WAS HOSPITALIZED AFTER BEING SHOT BY A 17 YEAR OLD…..….AFTER UNLAWFULLY
ENTERING A RESIDENCE IN EDMONCOUIN COUNTY ON MARCH 19TH…..WAS RELEASED FROM THE MEDICAL CENTER
YESTERDAY AND THE ARRESTED ON A WARRANT THAT HAD BEEN OBTAINED IN REFERENCE TO THE INVESTIGATION…..

51 YEAR OLD BURTON HOUCHIN OF BROWNSVILLE WAS  LODGED IN THE WARREN COUNTY REGIONAL  JAIL CHARGED WITH
BURGLARY……



SPORTS
03/30/17

THE LADY PATROT SOTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO RUSSELL COUNTY….
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS HOSTS WESTMORELAND….
THE TENNIS  TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST…..
AND THE TRACK TEAM TRAVELS TO GLASGOW….



YESTERDAY  IN HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL….
THE PATRIOTS DROPPED AN 11 TO ONE DECISION TO GLASGOW…..







FISCAL COURT
03/29/17
06:05AM
NEWS

THERE WAS A GOOD CROWD ON HAND LAST NIGHT…..ASS ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE SOUTH ALLEN FIRE
DEPARTMENT  TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…. SECOND READING OF THE NEW POULTRY ORDIANCE WAS HELD…..

THREE INDIVIDUALS….AGAIN…..VOICED THEIR CONCERN OVER  AIR BORNE PARTICULANTS FROM THE POULTRY BARNS…..AND
THE ORDINANCE WAS GIVEN FINAL APPROVAL ON A FOUR-TO-TWO VOTE…..
THE COURT APROVED A RESOLUTION  WITH THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET  TO ACCEPT ONE-POINT-ONE  MILLION
DOLLARS  IN  ROAD AID FUNDS……
AND JUDGE HOBDY INFORMED THE COURT THAT COUNTY TREASURER MELBA PATRICK  WILL BE RESIGNING  NO LATER THAN
JUNE 30TH……AND THE COURT APPROVED HIRING HER REPLACE  IN ORDER TO BEGIN TRAINING…….



BEVIN VETOS
03/29/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS VETOED THREE BILLS AND A PORTION  OF A FOURTH…..
HE VOTED SENATE  BILL 91….WHICH WOOULD LET JUDGES ORDER PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESSES TO UNDERGO
OUTPATIRENT TREATMENT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES…..
HE VETOED HOSUE BILL FIVE-40….WHICH MADE IT A FELONY TO FLY DRONES IN A RESTRICTED AREA……
HE VETOED JOINT RESOLUNTION 57 WHICH NAMED VARIOUS ROADS IN THE COMMONWEALTH……
AND HE VETOED A PORTION OF HOUSE BILL FOUR-71….TO REMOVE LANGUAGE THAT WOULD ONLY LET THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY SPEND MONEY FROM THE VOLKSWAGEN MITIGATION TRUST  AGREEMENT….
LAWMEKRS WILL RECONVENE TODAY……FOR THE FINAL  TWO DAYS OF THE SESSION…TO CONSIDER THE GOVERNOR’S
VETOS….WHICH THEY COULD OVERRIDE…..



POLICE SHOOTING
03/29/17

TWO PEOPLE WERE KILLED IN A SHOOTING…..INVOLVING TWO OFFICERS  FROM  THE ANCHORAGE POLICE DEPARTMENT…..

AT THE REQUEST OF ANCHORAGE POLICE…..THE LOUISVILLE  METRO POLICE….. PUBLIC INTEGRITY UNIT IS INVESTIGATING
THE INCIDENT……
NO OTHER DETAILS  ON THE SHOOTING HAVE BEEN RELEASED……



GLOW ORANGE
03/29/17

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET  HAS ANNOUNCED THAT  NEXT WEEK…. APRIL THIRD THRU SEVENTHY…..WILL BE
“GLOW ORANGE KENTUCKY” WEEK….AN  INITIATIVE INSPIRED BY A NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO INCREASE WORK ZONE SAFETY
AWARENESS…….

RESIDENTS AND ORGANIZATIONS IN THE COMMONWEALTH  ARE ASKED TO SHOW SUPPORT BY ILLUMINATING BUILDINGS….
LANDMARKS…..BRIDGES…. STRUCTURES….. AND HOMES WITH THE COLOR ORANGE TO SHOW SUPPORT…….

THE PURPOSE OF   “GLOW ORANGE KENTUCKY”…..IS TO REMIND DRIVERS TO  SLOW DOWN….AVOID DISTRACTIONS……AND
EXERCISE CAUTION……

ACCORDING TO THE  FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION…..ONE PERSON DIES EVERY  13-HOURS…..AND ONE PERSON IS
INJURED EVERY 13-MINUTES  IN A WORK ZONE……..



VIETNAM VETERANS DAY
03/29/17

IN HONOR OF “VIETNAM VETERANS DAY” TODAY….

THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM WILL COMMERATE THE DAY BY PROVIDING COMPLIMENARY ADMISSION TO THEY MUSEUM….
TO VIETNAM VETERANS…..

VETERANS SHOULD CHECK IN AT THE ADMISSIONS CENTER…..



EMBERTON
03/29/17

48 YEAR OLD MICHAEL EMBERTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT BROWN CEMETERY IN MONROE COUNTY…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY IS WIFE; ELISHA EMBERTON……HIS MORTHER AND STEP-FATHER; GERALDINE AND JOHN CONNER OF  
KENTUCKY……A SISTER; DARLENE LAMBIRTH OF EDMONTON AND TWO HALF-BROTHER; JAMES AND DAINEL PHILLIPS BOTH OF
ILLINOIS……



SPORTS
03/29/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW……







FATAL-ALLEN
03/28/17

STATE POLICE RESPONDED  TO A TWO VEHICLE  INJURY  ACCIDENT YESTERDAY  MORNING…..ON VETERANS MEMORIAL
HIGHWAY  NEAR THE INTER-SECTION WITH DRY RIDGE ROAD….THAT CLAIMED A LIFE….

26 YEAR OLD JENNIFER MEADOR OF SCOTTSVILLE  WAS NORTHBOUND IN THE LEFT LANE  IN HER TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT
ACURA….AND WHEN SHE CHANGED  INTO THE RIGHT LANE HER VEHICLE STRUCK THE REAR OF A MOPED BEING OPERATED
BY 32 YEAR OLD JOEL THREATT OF SCOTTSVILLE….
THREATT….WHO WAS EJECTED FROM THE MOPED…..WAS TAKEN  BY E-M-S  TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE  AND
THEN  FLOWN  TO SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER…..WHERE  HE LATER DIED……

MEADOR WASN’T  INURED….AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES…..



GRAND JURY
03/28/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY GRAND JURY HAS HANDED DOWN INDICTMENTS ON SIX INDIVIDUALS…..
A FIVE COUNT INDICTMENT CHARGING ATTEMPTED  ARSON, THREE COUNTS OF WANTON ENGANGEMENT AND PERSISTENT
FELONY OFFENDER WAS RETURNED  AGAINST  26 YEAR OLD CODY E. PAYNE……25 YEAR OLD JAMES HOLLAND IS CHARGED IN
TWO….THREE COUNT INDICTMENTS WITH  POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE, POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA AND TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE……A TWO COUNT INDICTMENT CHARGING POSSESSION OF A
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA WAS RETURNED AGAINST 49 YEAR OLD JAMES
GRAVES……
20 YEAR OLD NICHOLAS MALLEY IS CHARGED IN A TWO COUNT INDICTMENT  WITH THEFT OF SERVICES AND CRIMINAL
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE……A SINGLE COUNT INDICTMENT  CHARGING  ASSAULT-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
WAS RETURNED AGAINST  45 YEAR OLD DONNIE SCOTT…..AND 46 YEAR OLD LARRY THACKER IS CHARGED IN A SINGLE COUNT
INDICTMENT WITH SEXUAL ABUSE-VICTIM UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE……
AND WE REMIND LISTENERS THAT AN INDICTMENT  IS A FORMAL CHARGE AND NOT PROOF OF GUILT……



BOAT REGISTRATION
03/28/17

WITH THE BOATING SEASON RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER…..THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF VEHICLE REGULATION IS
ALERTING BOATERS OF A RECENT CHANGE IN FEDEAL LAW REGARDING THE REGISTRATION AND RENEWEL  PROCESS FOR
VESSELS….

STARTING IN JANUARY…..BOAT OWNERS  WILL NEED TO VERIFYY ALL  “HULL INDEDTIFICATION NUMBERS”   WHEN RENEWING
OR APPLYING FOR NEW REGISTRATIONS……ALL  “H-I-N”  REGISTRATIONS MUST BE VALID AND FORMATTED CORRECTLY IN
ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE NEW LAW……AND IF A “HULL IDENTIFICATION  NUMBER” IS MISSING OR NOT FORMATTED
PROPERLY….. THE BOATER MUST APPLY FOR A NEW ONE…..
RENEWAL POSCARDS  FOR  TWENTY-17  WILL ALSO  BE MAILED TO KENTUCKY BOAT OWNERS…..NOTIFYING THEM OF THE NEW
REQUIREMENT AND REQUIRED COMPLIANCE BY THE TWENTY-18 RENEWAL PERIOD…..
AND WHEN REGISTERING  OR RENEWING THIS YEAR…..A MESSAGE  ATTACHED TO THE REGISTRATION OR RECEIPT WILL
NOTIFY INDIVIDUALS THEY WILL NOT BE ABLE TO RENEW THEIR REGISTATION IN TWENY-18 WITHOUT A VALID “HULL
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER”……



PURA CAP EXPANDING
03/28/17

PURA-CAP LABORATORIES IN FRANKLIN…..IS EXPANDING ITS OPERATIONS WITH A TWO-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLAR
INVESGMENT….THAT WILL CREATE 30 FULL-TIME JOBS……

THE PROJECT COMES NEARLY A YEAR AFTER PURA-CAP PURCHASED BLU PHARMACEUTICALS….A PRRVATELY HELD GENERIC
PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY…. WHICH LOCATED IN FRANKLIN IN TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN….

IN THIS PROJECT……THE COMPANY PLANS ON ADDING TWO MORE PACKAGIN SUITES……AND NO CONSTRUCTION WILL BE
DONE…..AS THE CURRENT 180-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT BUILDING  IS LARGE ENOUGH TO HOUSE THE EXPANSION……



SPORTS
03/28/17

THE LADY PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAMS ENTERTAIN GLAGOW THIS AFTERNOON……
AND THE PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY  BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  FROM THE VARSITY  GAME…..ON       99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…..
WVLE……STARTING  AROUND FIVE THIS AFTERNOON…….







KY TAX REFUNDS
03/27/17

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

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

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



TRAUGHBER MECHANICAL EXPANDING
03/27/17

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

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

TRAUGHBER LOCATED IN FRANKLIN IN 1992…..



DIRT BIKE ACCIDENT
03/27/17

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

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

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



FATAL-ADAIR
03/27/17

AN ACCIDENT IN ADAIR COUNTY CLAIMED A LIFE….

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

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

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



SPORTS
027/17

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







ANDERSON
3/25/17

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

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


KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS
03/24/17

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

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



GOUPOL
03/24/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/24/17

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







KY FEDERALLY DEPENDENT
03/22/17

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

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

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



MED CENTER INFO COMPROMISED
03/22/17

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

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

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

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



ACCIDENT-WARREN
03/22/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/22/17

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


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

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







SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT
03/21/17

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



ARREST
03/21/17

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

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



PURSIT
03/21/17

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

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



FLOWER REMOVAL
03/21/17

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



BARREN DOCTOR SENTENCED
03/21/17

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

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



SCHOOL BOARD
03/21/17

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



PLANNING AND ZONING
03/21/2017

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

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



FREEMAN
03/21/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/21/17

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



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

AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..

LOUSIVLE DEFEATED TENNESSEE 75 TO 64…….







WILLOUGHBY
03/24/17

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

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



FATAL-ALLEN
03/20/17

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

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



SHOOTING-EDMONSON
03/20/17

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

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

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



SENIOR SCAMS
03/20/17

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

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

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



ROBBERY-HOMICIDE
03/20/17

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

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

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



MEETINGS
03/20/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

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

THURSDAY NIGHT THE JAYCEES MEET AT 7…….



LIVESAY
03/20/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/20/17

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

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



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


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

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

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







BOIL WATER ADVISORY
03/17/17

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



SITE SELECTION
03/17/17

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

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

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

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



HEALTH CARE
03/17/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/17/17

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

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

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

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



AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..

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


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







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RISES
03/16/17

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

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

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




ARREST
03/16/17

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



ARREST
03/16/17

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

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

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

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



PURSUIT
03/16/17

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

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

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

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



CIVICS TEST
03/16/17

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

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

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



FLEMING
03/16/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/16/17

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


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


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

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

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

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







ARREST-ALLEN
03/15/17

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

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

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



MURDER ARREST
03/15/17

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

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

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



ARREST
03/15/17

SOME ARRESTS BY SCOTTSVILLE POLICE…..

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

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



WIZARD OF OZ
03/15/17

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

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

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




WEED TREATMENT
03/15/17

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

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

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



EMAIL SCAM
03/15/17

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

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

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



SHOOTING-HART
03/15/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/15/17

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


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

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







CITY COUNCIL
03/14/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING…..CITY SUPERINTENDENT WILLIAM THOMASON INFORMED THE
COUNCIL THAT THE CHEROKEE DRIVE SEWER LINE PROJECT HAD BEEN COMPLETED IN 12-DAYS……

ON A THREE  TO ONE VOTE……WITH TWO COUNCIL MEMBERS ABSENT….APPROVAL WAS GIVE TO INCREASEING THE
INSURANCE LICENSE FEE FROM SIX TO  SEVEN PERCENT…..AND A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO SIGN
DOCUMENTS TO REINSATE HAZARDOUS DUT RETIRMENT FOR POLICE OFFICERS…..EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER FIRST….WAS ALSO
APPROVED……

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



FERRY PARKING
03/14/17

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

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

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



ACCIDENT-HART
03/14/17

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/14/17

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


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







BOIL WATER ADVISORY
03/13/17

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



TELEPHONE HELP
03/13/17

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

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

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



MURDER-SUICIDE
03/13/17

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

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

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



FATAL-WARREN
03/13/17

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

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

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




FIREFIGHTERS TO OKLAHOMA
03/13/17

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



MEETINGS
03/13/17

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

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

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



CITY COUNCIL
03/13/17

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



SPORTS
03/13/17

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


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

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

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








CLIBURN
3/12/17

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

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



BILBREY
3/12/17

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

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



TURNER
3/11/17

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

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



SAFETY REPORT
03/10/17

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

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

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

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



MONROE METH LAB
03/10/17

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

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

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




PENCE IN LOUISVILLE
03/10/17

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



SPORTS
03/10/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM TAKES ON DAVIESS COUNTY AT SOUTH WARREN


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

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

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







FAMILY ADVENTURE QUEST
03/09/17

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

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

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

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



MURDER ARREST
03/09/17

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

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

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



BESHEAR TO INTERVENE IN WKU SUIT
03/09/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/09/17

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



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

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

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







MEAL APP
03/08/17

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

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

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

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



HEALTH INSURANCE
03/08/17

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



REAL ID
03/08/17

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

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



NEW GLASGOW HIGH PRINCIPAL
03/08/17

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



VEHICLE-PEDESTRIAN FATAL
03/08/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/08/17

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

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

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







PURSUIT
03/07/17

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

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



KY 2016 JOBLESS RATE DROPS
03/07/17

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

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

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



KY SAFEST CITIIES
03/07/17

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

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

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

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



CONSUMER PROTECTION WEEK
03/07/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/07/17

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





DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
03/06/17

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

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

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



JAPAN TRADE MISSION
03/06/17

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

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

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

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



FATAL HIT AND RUN
03/06/17

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

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

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

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




OPEN MIC
03/06/17

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

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

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



MEETINGS
03/06/17

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

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

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



BOWLES
03/06/17

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

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



ANDERSON
03/06/17

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

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




SPORTS
03/06/17

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







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RISES
03/03/17

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

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

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



SPECIAL SESSION
03/03/17

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

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

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



ARREST
03/03/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/03/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM SCRIMMAGES EDMONSON COUNTY……


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







WORK ZONE INPUT
03/02/17

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

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

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION  IS  MARCH 17TH……



MURDER ARREST
03/02/17

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

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



HUMANA CUTTING JOBS
03/02/17

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

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

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



NEW DUI LAW
03/02/17

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

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

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



BROWN
03/02/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/02/17

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

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

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







SEVERE WEATHER
03/01/17

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

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



FISCAL COURT
03/01/17

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

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



FACE BOOK SCAM
03/01/17

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

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

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



UNITED WAY FOOD DRIVE
03/01/17

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

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

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



MISSING TEEN
03/01/17

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/01/17

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

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

LOGAN COUNTY WAS THIRD AND BOWLING GREEN FOURTH……


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

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



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

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

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







CITY COUNCIL
02/28/17

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

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



ONLINE NOTARY APPLICATION
02/28/17

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

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

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



INMATE
02/28/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/28/17

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



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

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







SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS
02/27/17

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




USDA OFFICE CLOSED
02/27/17

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



ELDER ABUSE
02/27/17

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

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

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

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



ARREST
02/27/17

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

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



SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS
02/27/17

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

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

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



MEDICAL CARE COSTS
02/27/17

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

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

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

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



KY FARM BUREAM TO WASHINGTON
02/27/17

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

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



FOOD CHECK OUT DAY
02/27/17

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

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

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



MEETING CALENDAR
02/27/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAT THIS WEEK….

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEET TONIGHT AT 6….

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

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



SPORTS
02/27/17

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

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


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







GRAND JURY
02/24/17

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


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

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



MED CENTER ACCREDDITATION
02/24/17

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

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

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

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



HIGHWAY MAP
02/24/17

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

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

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

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



LAURE COUNTY INDIVIDUAL SENTENCED
02/124/17

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

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



ACCIDENT
02/24/17

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

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



MISSING PERSON FOUND
02/24/17

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

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

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



ARREST
02/24/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/24/17

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

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

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







NEWS DG DISTRIBUTION CENTER
02/23/17

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

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

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

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



NEW BRIDGE
02/23/17

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

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

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



CLIBURN
02/23/17

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

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



LEE
02/23/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/23/17

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

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







SCHOOL BOARD
02/22/17

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

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






ELECTION TURN OUT
02/22/17

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

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

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

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



CLINE
02/22/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/22/17

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

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



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

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

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







FATAL
02/21/17

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

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



LABOR POSTERS
02/21/17

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

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

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



UOFL BUDGET
02/21/17

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

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

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



ARREST
02/21/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/21/17

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


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



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







NEW BARREN RIVER STATE PARK MANAGER
02/20/17

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

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

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



ARREST
02/20/17

AN ARREST BY SCOTTSVILLE POLICE…..

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



MURLEY
02/20/17

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

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



ARREST
02/20/17

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

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

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

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



MEDICAID COVERAGE
02/20/17

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

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

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

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



CORVETTE MUSEUM CURATOR
02/20/17

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

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

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



VEHICLE IDLE LAW
02/20/17

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

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

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



EXPERIMENT
02/20/17

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

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

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



MEETINGS
02/20/17

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

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 5 THE BOARD OF EDUCATION  MEETS….

THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 THE JAYCEES MEET…..



SPORTS
02/20/17

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

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







PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GAME
2-18-17

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

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

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




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



VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED
2-18-17

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


SHIPPED GOOD UP IN KENTUCKY
2-18-17

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

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

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




GLASGOW PHARMASIST TO SERVE ON BOARD
2-18-17

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

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



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



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



ARREST
02/17/17

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

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



BOIL WATER ADVISORY
02/17/17

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



ACCIDENT
02/17/17

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

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



MANDRELL
02/17/17

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

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



BLOOD MOBILE
02/17/17

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

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

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



DISABLED PARKIGN DECALS
02/17/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/17/17

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

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



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

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

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

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

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







PASSPORT FAIR
02/16/17

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

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



CIRT
02/16/17

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

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

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

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



CIRT
02/16/17

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/16/17

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY….

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

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


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

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

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





BOIL WATER ADVISORY
02/15/17

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



VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
02/15/17

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

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

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

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



TWO FATALS
02/15/17

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

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

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



HUMANA LEAVING
02/15/17

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

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

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



BOWER
02/15/17

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

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



JOHNSON
02/15/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/15/16

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

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



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

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

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

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







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

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

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

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

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



DEATH INVESTIGAION
02/13/17

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

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

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



CITY COUNCIL
02/14/17

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/14/17

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

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







ARREST
02/13/17

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

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




ARREST
02/13/17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



BROADY
02/13/17

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

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



KY TAX REFUNDS
02/13/17

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

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

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

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



LAFAYETTE DOUBLE HOMOCIDE
02/13/17

TENNESSEE AUTHORITIES ARE INVESTIGATING A DOUBLE HOMOCIDE IN LAFAYETTE…

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







SHOOTING ARREST
02/13/17
06:05AM

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

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

HOLDER REMAINS IN VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..



DEATH INVESTIGATION
02/13/17

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

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



FIRE AND ARREST
02/13/17

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

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

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



MEETINGS
02/13/17

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

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

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



DOLLAR GENERAL EXPANSION
02/13/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/13/17

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


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

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







BURGLARY
02/10/17

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

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

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



TORNADO
02/10/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/10/17

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

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



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

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







VISITORS GUIDE
02/09/17

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

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

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



CAMPBELLSVILLE FIELD HOUSE BURNS
02/09/17

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

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

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



STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH
02/09/17

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

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



HOLLAND
02/09/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/09/17

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

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






GUTIERREZ
02/08/17

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

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



HEALTH INSURANCE
02/08/17

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

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

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

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



YUM CENTER
02/07/17

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

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



CHILD ABUSE UP
02/08/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/08/17

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

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

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


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

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

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







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE INCREASES
01/27/17

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

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

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



FISCAL COURT
01/27/17

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

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

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



ECONOMIC NEWS
01/27/17

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

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



AMISH LAWSUIT
01/27/17

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

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



WANTED PERSON
01/27/17

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

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

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



SAFFELL
01/27/17

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

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



SPORTS
01/27/17

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


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







FISCAL COURT POULTRY PRODUCTION
01/26/17

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

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



KINDERGARTEN AGE CUTOFF
01/26/17

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

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

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



WKU SUMMER PROGRAM
01/26/17

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

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

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



RICHARDS
01/26/17

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

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



SPORTS
01/26/17

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







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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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







PURSUIT
01/25/17
06:05AM

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

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

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

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





LOCAL OPTION ELECTON
01/25/17

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

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

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

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



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

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



SPORTS
01/25/17

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


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