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GREEN RIVER FERRY
11/15/19

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY VEHICLE RAMP IMPROVEMENT PROJECT…..IN MAMMOTH CAVE NAITONAL PARK….HAS BEEN EXTENDED BEYOUND THE
ORIGINAL COMPLETION DATE OF TODAY DUE TO SEVERAL DELAYS…..

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY  WILL REMAIN CLOSED FROM THE NORTH SIDE OF THE GREEN RIVER…..BEGINNING JUST SOUTH OF MAPLE SPRINGS
CAMPGROUND……TO THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE RIVER AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE GREEN RIVER FERRY PARKINGLOT…..

THE FERRY AREA…..HOWEVER…..WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR HIKERS  AND RIVER PADDLERS ……



SPORTS
11/15/19

THE PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO FRANKLLIN/SIMPSON…..KICK OFF IS SEVEN….. BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE
THE ACTION ON SOUTHEN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK……AND 99-POINT THEEE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-40 TONIGHT……






COMBS
11/14/19

18 YEAR OLD ROBERT BRAEDEN PATTON COMBS OF CHALYBEATE DIED SUNDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON  AT TWO AT  
PLEASANT UNION UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (FRI)
AFTERNON AT PATTON FUNERAL HOME BROWNSVILLE CHAPEL…..IN LIEU OF FLOWERS MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS CAN  BE MADE TO THE BRAEDEN
COMBS MEMORIAL SCHOLARHIP FUND AT THE BANK OF EDMONSON COUNTY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS ; ALISON AND JAY HOLLAND OF CHALYBEATE AND ROBERT SHANNON AND HEATHER COMBS OF RICHMOND….
SIBILINGS;  WHITLEY COMBS AND MIA HOLLND…GRANDPARENTS; JERRY AND MARILYN PATTON OF BROWNSVILLE, DANNY AND JOY HOLLAND OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND STEPHANIE WELLS OF RICHMOND……



SPORTS
11/14/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
IN MEN’S COLLEGE BSKETBALL…..
CENTRE TRAVELS TO WABASH…..
AND MOREHEAD IS ON THE ROAD TO PRESBYTERIAN…..

WOMEN’S GAMES FIND……
LOUISVILLE AT HOME TO TAKE ON CENTRAL MICHIGAN……


AND  IN THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL…..
THE STEELERS  GO TO CLEVELAND TO PLAY THE BROWNS……







MESONET SITE
11/13/19

THE KENTUCKY MESONIT AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERISTY HAS SELECTED A SITE FOR A NEW STATION IN NICHOLAS COUNTY…..THE COUNTY’S
FIRST STATION WAS INSTALLED IN MARCH 20-10…..BUT WAS CLOSED IN SEPTEMBER OF THIS YEAR…..

THE NEW SITE WILL BE LOCATED  NEAR CARLISLE AND IS EXPECTED TO BE OPERATIONAL IN THE SPRING OF  20-20……

THE MESSONET STATIONS…..COLLECT  REAL-TIME WEATHER DATA…..AND TRANSMIT IT  TO THE MESONET OPERATIONS CENTER AT WESTERN…..
CURRENTLY THE KENTUCKY MESSONET  HAS 71-STATONS  LOCATED  IN 68-COUNTIES……



CITY COUNCIL
11/13/19

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS THIS MORNING….ITEMS ON THE AGENDA INCLUDE HEARING THE REGULAR REPORTS…..AND THIS MORNING’S
CITY COUNCIL MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND 10……..



BOUCHER APPEAL
11/13/19

THE MAN WHO WAS CONVICTED OF ATTACKING SENATOR RAND PAUL IN HIS YARD…. IS ASKING THE  U-S SUPREME COURT TO HEAR HIS CASE…..
AFTER AN APPELLATE COURT VACATED HIS 30-DAY JAIL SENTENCE AND SUGGESTED  IT WAS TOO LENIENT…..

THE TRIAL COURT SENTENCED RENE  BOUCHER TO 30-DAYS IN PRISON….A FINE OF 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS….AND 100 HOURS OF COMMUNITY
SERVICE  AFTER HE PLEADED GUILT TO ATTACKING PAUL IN  20-17…..
IN SEPTEMBER…..THE COURT OF APPEALS  VACATED THE SENTENCE AND SENT THE CASE BACK TO FEDERAL COURT FOR RESENTENCING…..

IN HIS FILING…..BOUCHER’S  ATTORNEY SAID  THE GOVERNMENT  IS GETTING A…. MULLIGAN…..BECAUSE THE VICTIM IS A  U-S   SENATOR….



SPORTS
11/13/19

IN MEN’S GAMES….
LOUISVILLE ENTERTAINS INDIANA STATE…..

WOMEN’S  GAMES HAVE…..
GEORGETOWN GOING TO MIDWAY…..
MURRAY STATE PLAYS AT MISSISSIPPI VALLEY……
KENTUCKY  HOSTS STETSON……
AND THE LADY TOPPERS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY BELMONT……







PAUL ON ELECTION
11/11/19

SENATOR  RAND PAUL SAYS MATT BEVIN’S RECENT ELECTION PERFORMANCE  HAD MORE TO DO WITH VOTERS’ DISPLEASURE WITH KENTUCKY’S  G-
O-P GOVERNOR THAT THEIR ATTITUDES ABOUT REPUBLICANS IN GENERAL…..

BEVIN HAD A RUNNING FUED WITH TEACHERS WHO OPPOSED HIS EFFORTS TO REVAMP THE COMMONWEALTH UNDERFUNDED PUBLIC PENSION
SYSTSM…..

BEVIN HAS RESUSED TO CONCEDE THE GOVERNORS RACE…..IN WHICH HE TRAILS DEMOCRAT ANDY BESHEAR BY MORE THAN FIVE-THOUSAND
VOTES….AND HAS REQUESTED A RECANVASS WHICH IS SET FOR NOVEMBER 14TH…..



BUTLER-FATAL
11/11/19

A TWO-VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN BUTLER COUNTY YESTERDAY CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY  A TWENTY-15 FORD PICK UP…..OPERATED BY 72 YEAR OLD PAUL HENSLEY OF HAZARED…..CROSSED THE CENTER LINE ON  
REEDYVILLE ROAD  AND  STRUCK A TWO-THOUSNAD FIVE FORD PICK UP…..DRIVEN  BY 18 YEAER OLD ROBERT  COMBS  OF SMITHS GROVE HEAD-
ON……

COMBS DIED AT THE SCENE AND HENSLEY WAS FLOWN TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE  HOSPITAL……



VETERANS DAY
11/11/19

CONTINUING A TRADITION STARTED WHILE HE WAS STILL IN OFFICE….FORMER SCOTTSVILLE MAYOR ROB CLINE AND WIFE LINDA WILL THEIR
ANNUAL VETERANS LUNCHEON….FOR ALL VETERAND AND ACTIVE DUTY PERSONNEL….. TODAY AT 11 AT THE WASHINGTON CENTER…..

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO THE HALFREY/DALTON….POST 57-12 OF THE V-F-W…..TO THEIR ANNUAL VETERANS DAY CEREMONY AND OPEN HOUSE
TONIGHT AT SXI AT THE POST HOME LOCATED ON THE OLD GLASGOW ROAD….THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER WILL BE RETIRED   ARMY COLONEL JIM
HUGGINS…….



SPORTS
11/11/19

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINDS……
THE SEAHAWKS ON THE ROAD TO SAN FRANCISCO TO TAKE ON THE 49ers……







ELECTON RETURNS
11/06/19



YESTERDAY WAS ELECTION DAY……AND IN ALLEN COUNTY 35-PERCENT OF THE VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS WHICH   WAS UP FROM THE LAST
GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION WHEN 24-PERCENT OF ALLEN COUNTY VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS…..

IN THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR….
MATT BEVIN RECEIVED THREE-THOUSAND-564 VOTES…..ANDY BESHEAR 16-HUNDRED-49 VOTES…..AND JOHN HICKS  96 VOTES….
THE SECRETARY OF STATE’ SREACE SAW….
MCHALE ADAMS DEFEAT HEATHER FRENCH HENRY  38-HUNDRED-58 VOTES TO       13-HUNDRED 66…..
IN THE ATTORNEY GENERALS RACE…..
IT WAS DANIEL CAMERON THREE-THOUSAND- 946 VOTES TO GREG STUMBO’S             12-HUNDRED-82 VOTES……
IN THE RACE FOR AUDITOR…..
MIKE HARMON RECEIVED  38-HUNDRED-41VOTES…..SHERI DONAHUE 11-HUNDRE-99 VOTES…..AND KYLE HUGENBERG  12…..


THE STATE’TREASURER’S RACE SAW…..
ALLISON BALL RECEIVE FOUR-THOUSAND-80 VOTES…..TO MICHAEL  BOWMAN’S       11-HUNDRED-24-VOTES…..
FOR THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE…..
RYAN QUARLES  HAD 39-HUNDRED-56 VOTES…..ROBERT CONWAY 11-HUNDRED-19
AND JOSH GILPIN 117 VOTES……
IN THE RACE TO FILL THE FIRST DISTRICT SEAT ON THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT…..
WHITNEY WESTERFIELD DEFEATED CHRISTOPHER NICKELL ONE-THOUSAND-877 VOTES TO ONE-THOUSAND-543…..

AND RUNNING UNOPPOSED FOR THE FIFTH DISTRICT MAGISTRATE SEAT….
ANTHONY THOMPSON RECEIVED  723 VOTES…..



MCPEARK
11/06/19

74 YEAR OLD  DONALD “CHOPPER” MCPEAK OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY 9TUES) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER 11 FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; LONNIE OF LOUISVILLE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; DONNA AND JOE WOOD  OF ADOLPHUS…..A BROTHER  AND
SISTER-IN-LAW;  DENNIS AND MARCELLA OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JOYCE AND JEFF LOVINO OF FLORIDA AND
BARBARA SIMONS, JUDY BESSINGER AND NANCY WOOD ALL OF TENNESSEE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/06/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..
IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
KENTUCKY BEAT MOUNT ST. MARY’S 67 TO 44….
AND LOUISVILLE DOWNED THE LADY TOPPERS  75 TO 56…..

IN MEN’S GAMES IT WAS…..
KENTUCKY 69 AND MICHIGAN STATE 62……







SPORTS
11/05/19

AT THE STATE CROSS COUNTRY MEET THIS PAST SATURDAY…..
AC/S EIGHTH GRADER…..JAMES TYLER STANGER…..PLACED 16TH IN THE FIELD OF 251 RUNNERS
WHILE AC/S JUNIOR  TAD KOLTON TAYLOR  WAS   62ND…..

SUNDAY…..THE ALL-STATE TEAMS WERE ANNOUNCED…..STANGER WAS SELECTED TO THE TEAM  AND IS  THE ONLY EIGHTHE GRADER TO MAKE THE
ALL-STATE TEAM…..







HEAP
11/04/19

COMMUNITY ACTION OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY’S….LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANT PROGRAM…..BEGINS TODAY….
APPLICATIONS ARE TAKEN BY THE FIRST LETTER OF THE LAST NAME OF THE HEAD OF THE HOUSE HOLD…..
AND TODAY…..THOSE WHOSE LAST NAMES BEGIN WITH THE LETTER “A” MAY APPLY…..
TOMORROW IS A STAFF DAY…..
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY…..THOSE WHOSE LAST NAMES BEGIN WITH THE LETTER “B” MAY APPLY…..
AND FRIDAY….THOSE WHOSE LAST NAMES BEGIN WIT THE LETTER “C” MAY APPLY……
APPLICATIONS ARE TAKE AT THE ALLEN COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION OFFICE AT 25  J-L TURNER PLACE…….TO APPLY….YOU MUST BRING PROOF OF
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD FOR EACH HOUSEHOLD MEMBER……. PROOF OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME FOR THE
PREVIOUS MONTH…..MOST CURRENT HEATING BILL OR STATEMENT FROM YOUR LANDLORD IF HEATING EXPENSES IS  INCLUDED IN RENT……AND
VENDER INFORMATION  FOR YOUR MAIN HEATING FUEL AS WELL AS ELECTRIC…..



ROAD WORK
11/04/19

ROAD WORK CONTINUES ON THREE PROJECT IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE BRIDGE AT THE INTER-SECTION OF OLD GALLATIN ROAD AND OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC…..HOWEVER….CREWS WLL BE
WORKING ON FINISHING ITEMS INCLUDING SHOULDER ROCK THIS WEEK…..AND TRAFFIC MAY BE DOWN TO ONE LANE…..

ON BROWNS FORD ROAD…..FROM KENTUCKY 100 TO KENTUCKY 18-55…..CREWS MAY BE PRESENT CONSTRUCTING EDGE LINE RUMBLE STRIPS
FOR THE RESURFACINGT PROJECT…..

AND ON OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD…FROM THE TENNESSE STATE LINE TO THE BRIDGE OVER ROUGH CREEK…..CREWS WILL BE PRESENT PLACING
ASPHALT SURFACE…..





KEEN
11/04/19

76 YEAR OLD RUTH RIPPY KEEN OF ADOLPHUS DIED FRIDAY AT HER RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON T ONE-30
AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WALKER’S CHAPEL CEMETRY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY  A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JEWELL AND JERRY JONES OF FRANKLIN…..TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; HAZEL PARKER AND
HUSBAND WAYNE AND MARGIE LONG AND HUSBAND GROVER…..AND A BROTER-IN-LAW; ARLIE KEEN ALL OF ADOLPHUS…..



SPORTS
11/04/19

THE PREDATORS ARE IN DETRIOT TO TAKE ON THE RED WINGS…..


FLORIDA STATE HAS FIRED HEAD FOOTBALL COACH WILLIE TAGGART….WHO WAS NINE AND 12 IN PARTS OF TWO SEASONS……

ACCORDING TO REPORTS……KENTUCKY COACH MARK STOOPS IS ONE OF THOSE BEING CONSIDERED AS TAGGART’S REPLACEMENT…..







SUPREME COURT RULING
11/01/19

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS SIDED WITH A LEXINGTON PRINT SHOP  OWNER….THAT REFUSED TO PRINT T-SHIRT FOR THE CITY’S PRIDE
FESTIVAL…..

IN THEIR RULING….THE HIGH COURT SAID THE WRONG PARTY FIELD THE SUIT…..MAKING IT ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE  TO DETERMINE WHO WAS
DISCRIMINATED AGAINST…..



SUPREME COURT RULING
11/01/19

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS SIDED WITH A LEXINGTON PRINT SHOP  OWNER….THAT REFUSED TO PRINT T-SHIRT FOR THE CITY’S PRIDE
FESTIVAL…..

IN THEIR RULING….THE HIGH COURT SAID THE WRONG PARTY FIELD THE SUIT…..MAKING IT ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE  TO DETERMINE WHO WAS
DISCRIMINATED AGAINST…..



MASSEY
11/01/19

75 YEAR OLD JERRY LEE MASSEY OF ADOLPHUS DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..AND THERE WILL NE NO VISITATION OR SERVICE AS
CREMATION WAS CHOSEN….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ALICE MASSEY…..FOUR SONS;  AARON, MARK, DONALD AND ALEX  ALL OF OHIO…..AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-
LAW;  CHRISTINE AND GREG FUNK OF ADOLPHUS AND PATARICIA AND TOM ELLISON AND ELIZABETH MASSEY ALL OF OHIO…..32 GRANDCHILDREN
AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



ENGLAND
11/01/19

71 YEAR OLD GENE ENGLAND OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED OCTOBER 11TH…..AND A CELEBRATION  OF LIFE WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO
AT THE BAR AT 3-M FARMS AT 224 HARPER ROAD……



MASON
11/01/19

64 YEAR OLD MICHELE MASON OF ADOLPHUS DIED WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..A MEMORIAL MASS WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 11
AT HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC CHURCH…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE CHURCH…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; EDDIE MASON…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JUSTIN AND ABIGAIL MORRELLL OF LEXINGTON,
GARRETT MORRELL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND MICHAEL MASON OF LOUISVILLE……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KARA AND DAVID UNDERWOOD OF
LOUISVILLE……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; FRANK AND MARY VACCARO OF FLORIDA…..A SISTER; JANET BERGER OF TEXAS…..AND A SISTER-IN-
LAW; NANCY MASON OF TENNESSEE…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
11/01/19

THE PATRIOTS CELEBRATE SENIOR NIGHT AS MONROE COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT  FIELD……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT SIX-45 TONIGHT…..







POACHERS ARRESTED
10/31/19

THREE BOWLING GGREEN MEN HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH NUMEROUS FISH AND WILDLIFE-RELATED VIOLATIONS IN ALLEN COUNTY……

FOLLOWING A TIP FROM A CONCERNED LANDOWNER AND USING A “TRAIL CAMERA”….JACKSON FOUND A RACOON….TWO HEN TURKEYS…..FOUR
DUCKS…. AND NINE SQUIRRELS HD BEEN HARVESTED…..

26  YEAR OLD Oo  REH, 43 YEAR OLD PLU REH AND 49 YEAR OLD JAY REH  WERE ALL CHARGED  WITH  ENTRY ON LAND TO SHOOT, HUNT, FISH OR
TRAP WITH OUT CONSENT…..TWO COUNTS OF ILLEGAL TAKING OR PURSUIT OF DEER OR WILD  TURKEY…..FOUR COUNTS  OF ILLEGAL TAKING OF A
MIGRATORY BIRD…..AND HUNTING WITHOUT A LICENSE…….
IN ADDITION…..PLU REH WAS CHARGED WITH HUNTING UNDER THE INFLUENCE….. AND Oo REH ALSO HAD AN OUTSTANDING  WARRANT FROM  20-15
FOR FISH AND WILDLIFE CHARGES IN BUTLER COUNTY…..



BOUBON PRODUCTION
10/31/19

BOURBON PRODUCTION FLOWED AT A RECORD PACE IN KENTUCKY LAST YEAR…..

THE KENTUCKY DISTILLERS’ ACCOCIATION SAY DISTILLERS FILLED MORE THAN  TWO-POINT-ONE MILLION BARRELS OF BOURBON  IN TWENTY-18…..
AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S  INVENTORY OF AGING SPIRITS REACHED NINE-POINT-ONE  MILLION  BARRELS  WHICH ARE BOTH  MODERN-ERA  
RECORDS…..

ITS  THE HIGHEST INVENTORY IN THE 52-YEARS THAT RRECORDS HAVE BEEN KEPT…..AND IT’S THE ONLY TIME SINCE 1967 THAT KENTUCKY
DISTILLERS FILLED MORE THAN TWO-MILLION BARRELS……



HALLOWEEN
10/31/19


IT’S HALLOWEEN AND TRICK-OR-TREATERS WILL BE OUT TONIGHT……

IT’S ASKED THAT ALL TRICK-OR-TREATING BE COMPLETED BY SEVEN TONIGHT…..
AND KEEP IN MIND THAT A COLD FRONT WILL BE PUSHING THROUGH THE AREA TODAY AND TEMPERATURES WILL BE FALLING INTO THE 30s….WITH
SRONG WINDS THAT WILL MAKE IT FEEL EVER  COLDER…..



NEW TROOPERS
10/31/19

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE HAS  TWO NEW TROOPERS….
CODY EDWARDS AND BEN HUBBARD…..BOTH OF GLASGOW….WERE AMONG THE 48-CADETS TO GRADUATE FROM THE TRAINING ACADEMY ON
OCTOBER 25TH…..

FIELD TRAINING OFFICER WILL SUPERVISE THE NEW TROOPERS FOR 12-WEEKS BEFORE WORKING THEIR ASSIGNED AREAS…….



CREWS
10/31/19

85 YEAR OLD DORIS BEA CREWS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER EIGHT SATURDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO “READS AND FEEDS”……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; FRANK CREWS….. SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MITCH AND AMY….AND A DAUGHTER; CORTNI CREWS ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE     TWO GRANDCHILDREN ND FIVE GREAT-GRANDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/31/19

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN  FOOTBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO PLAY BOWLING GREEN….







TAXES
10/30/19

TWENTY-19 ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS ARE NOW PAYABLE….AND IF YOU WANT TO RECEIVE THE TWO-PERCENT DISCOUNT…..THEY NEED
TO BE PAID BY FRIIDAY….……
      
TAX BILLS PAID BY FRIDAY   WILL RECEIVE  A TWO-PERCENT DISCOUNT….
THEN  STARTING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER SECOND…..THE FACE VALUE OF THE BILL WILL BE DUE…..



KY REVENUE TO GROW
10/30/19

THE CONSENSUS FORECASTING GROUP  SAYS A PRELIMINARTY ESTIMATE SHOWS A SLIGHT GROWTH IN STATE REVENUE FOR  THE NEXT TWO
YEARS…..

THE GROUP PROJECTS GENERAL FUND REVENUE TO REACH NEALTY 11-POINT-FIVE BILLION DOLLARS…..A POINT-EIGHT PERCENT GROWTH  
INCREASE FOR  THE 20-20 FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30TH……
THE  GROUP ANTICIPTES A TWO-PERCENT INCREASE IN 20-21…..FOLLOWED BY A ONE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT INCREASE IN THE 20-22 FISCAL
YER…..

KENTUCKY’S ROAD FUND IS FORECAST TO BRING IN MORE THAN ONE-POINT-56 BILLION DOLALRS FOR FISCAL YEAR 20-20…..WHICH WOULE BE A
POINT-TWO PERCENT DECREASE FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR…..THAT GROWTH COULD DOUBLE IN TO-21 WITH A POINT-FOUR PERCENT…..
FOLLOWED BY A ONE-POINT-TWO PERCENT INCREASE IN 20-22……

IT WILL BE MID TO LATE JANUARY BEFORE THE GOVERNOR ELECTED IN NOVEMBE PRESENTS HIS SPENDING PLAN TO LAWMAKERS……



DEBATE
10/30/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGER…..ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR…..HELD THEIR FINAL DEBATE LAST NIGHT AT
NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….

THE SERIES OF DEBATES EXPOSED NOT ONLY THEIR  DIFFERENCES ON KEY ISSUES….. BUT ALSO  THEIR MUTUAL ANIMOSITY…….



SPORTS
10/30/19

IN SEMI-FINAL ACTION AT THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…..
SOUTH WARREN TAKES ON CLINTON COUNTY…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY PLAYS GREENWOOD……


THE  N-C-A-A HAS TAKEN A MAJOR STEP TOWARD ALLOWING COLLEGE ATHLETES  TO CASH IN ON THEIR FAME….AS THEY HAVE  VOTED TO PERMIT
THEM TO….BENEFIT FROM THE USE OF THEIR NAME….IMAGE….AND LIKENESS…..

NOW THEY MUST FIGURE OUT HOW TO ALLOW THEM TO PROFIT…..WHILE STILL MAINTAINING  RULES REGARDING AMATEURISM……







SCARECROW WINNERS
10/29/19

THE END OF OCTOBER MEANS THE  “INVASION OF THE SCARECROWS” IS COMING TO AND END FOR THIS YEAR……AND THE WINNERS OF THE
SCARECROW CONTEST HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED….

SCARIEST…..FIRST PLACE TRUE GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP CHURCH…..
MOST  CREATIVE…..FIRST PLACE  A-J TREE SERVICE……SECONDN PLACE SOUTHERN STATES…..
CUTEST…..FIRST PLACE EDMONTON STATE BANK…..SECOND PLACE  MED CENTER HEALTH……
FUNNIEST…..GIRL SCOUT TROOP FIVE-83…..SECOND PLACE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT…..
BEST PHOTO-OP…..FIRST PLACE FARMERS NATIONAL BANK….SECOND PLACE DOLLAR GENERAL…..
AND BEST OF SHOW…..J-M  SMUCKER……



NEW MESONET OFFICES
10/29/19

THE KENTUCKY MESONET OFFICES HAVE MOVED FROM WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY’S  MAIN CAMPUS….TO THE  W-K-U CENTER FOR
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT….

THE NEW LOCATON OFFERS DOUBLE THE SPACE…..AS-WELL-AS  A LAB AND STORAGE ROOM….

THE KENTUCKY MESONET…..WHICH COLLETS DATA ON WEATHER  AND CLIMATE  .IS EXPANDING AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..AS THERE ARE
CURRENTLY                71-MONITORING STATIONS AND THE PLAN IS TO ADD NINE MORE…..



CHANDLER
10/29/19

59 YEAR OLD MICHAEL WAYNE CHANDLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
12NOON TODAY (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; TAMMY CHANDLER…..HIS MOTHER; BENITA CHANDLER….. A SON; LOGAN…..AND  A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-AW; ABBEY
AND ZACH PARDUE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO STEP-SONS AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DONOVAN HAGAN OF BOWLING GREEN AND JERRETT
AND TIFFANY WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A STEP-DAUGHTER AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW; LACY AND MIKE HOUCHENS OF GLASGOW…..TWO STEP-
GRANDCHILDRENN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
10/29/19

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM LAST NIGHT…..AT THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
AS THEY  WERE SHUT OUT BY SOUTH WARREN  THREE TO NOTHING….
AND CLINTON COUNTY DOWNED TODD COUNTY CENTRAL THREE TO NOTHING…..


TWO PATRIOT CROSS RUNNERS HAVE QUALIFIED FOR THE STATE MEET THIS WEEK-END…..BY FINISHING IN THE TOP 17 AT THE REGIONAL MEET….
JAMES TYLER  STANGER  PLACED NINTH IN THE FIELD WHILE TAD KOLTON TAYLOR WAS 17TH IN THE FIELD OF 92 RUNNERS……







UNITED WAY GRANTS
10/24/19

UNITED WAY OF SOUHERN KENTUCKY IS PROVIDING  OVER  55-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN  FLEXIBLE SUPPORT GRANTS…..WHICH  ARE DESIGNED TO
MEET THE NEEDS IN THE COMMUNITY THAT WOULD NOT QUALIFY OR BE SUITABLE FOR THE ANNUAL ALLOCATIONS PROCESS…..

THESE GRANTS ARE INTENDED TO BE A ONE-TIME  REQUEST FOR A PARTICULAR NEED…..AND NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE
REGUALAR ALLOCATIONS PROGESS…..

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WILL RECEIVE  SIX-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE PURCHASE OF CHROMEBOOKS FOR USE BY NINE
CLASSROOMS…..

THERE WERE  A TOTAL OF 20-APPLICATIONS ….SEEKING MORE THAN  143-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..



BEVIN PRIORITIES
10/24/19

SPEAKING TO A MEETING OF COUNTY OFFICIALS YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN LAID OUT HIS TOP PROPRITE IF VOTERS GIVE HIM A SECOND
TERM…..

THE GOVERNOR VOWED TO SHORE UP PUBLIC PENSIONS……MODERNIZE THE COMMONWEALTH’S TAX CODE……IMPROVE ADOPTION AND FOSTER
CARE SYSTEMS…..AND REPAIR ROAD AND BRIDGES…..



SALMON
10/24/19

73 YEAROLD WAYNE SALMON OF HOLLAND  DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AT 12NOON  AT OF GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH MILITARY HONORS…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SANDIE SALMON…..FIVE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JAMES AND NICOLE OF FRANKLIN, KENNY OF BOWLING GREEN
AND JEFFERY, PHILLIP AND KURTIS ALL OF HOLLAND…..TWO DAUGHTERS; SARA BOATRIGHT OF FRANKLIN AND ROSA SALMON OF HOLLAND…..A
SISTER; PATRICIA BANTON OF INDIANA… AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; ROBERT CAMPBELL AND WIFE INGRID OF TENNESSEE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN
ASLSO SURVIVE….



SPORTS
10/24/19

THE PATROT FRESHAMN FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……

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







MADDEN SENTENCING
10/23/19

IT WAS A LONG…..EMOTIONAL DAY IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY…..AS FINAL SENTENCING WAS HELD FOR TIMOTHY MADDEN WHO HAD
PLEAD GUILTY TO THE MURDER AND DEATH OF GABBIE DOOLIN IN NOEMBER 20-15……AND ALSO ENTERED AN ALFORD PLEA TO THE CHARGES OF
RAPE AND KIDNAPPING….
THE COMMONWEALTH  CALLED SEVERAL STATE TROOOPERS WHO WERE INVOLVED WITH THE INVESTIGATION   AND  THE   “D-N-A ”  FORENSIC  
SPECIALIST FROM THE STATE CRIME LAB……

HOWEVER……EVEN THOUGHT MADDEN HAD PLEAD GUILTY, HIS ATTORNEY TOM GRIFFITHS READ A STATEMENT FROM MADDEN IN WHICH HE
CONTINUED TO PROCLAIM  HIS INNOCENSE AND SAID THERE WOULD NOT BE JUSTICE  UNTILL HE WAS RELEASED AND THE RESPONSIBLE
PERSONWAS CHARGED…..MADDEN CLAIMS  THE STATE POLCIE WANTED TO PLACE THE BAME ON HIM AND PLANTED EVIDENCE……



THE FINAL PERSON TO SPEAK  WAS GABBIES MOTHER…..AMY DOOLIN…..AND DURING HER EMOTIONAL “VICTIM INPACT STATEMENT”…..MADDEN WAS  
TALKING TO HIS ATTORNEY’S WHICH ANGERED BRIAN DOOLIN WHO SAID THEY HAD BEEN WAITING  FOUR YEARS  AND HE COULD  GIVE THEM THREE
MINUTES OF RESPECT….

OFFICERS HAD TO RESTRAIN DOOLIN  AND AT THAT POINT  JUDGE JANET CROCKER   CALLED FOR A RECESS AND HAD BOTH FAMILIES TAKEN FROM
THE COURT ROOM…..
UPON RETURING TO OPEN COURT……JUDGE CROCKER  SAID IT WAS A PAINFUL DAY FOR BOTH FAMILIES…..HAVING TO HEAR THE TESTIMONY…..AND
SHE ALSO SAID THE DAY WAS ABOUT T GABBIE DOOLIN….AND SHE WAS ACCEPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE COMMONWEALTH AND
SENTENCED MADDEN TO LIFE IN PROSON WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE…..

MADDEN WILL BE MOVED  TO  THE MAXIMUM SECUTITY PRISON IN EDDYVILLE  WITHIN THE NEXT 45-DAYS……







FISCAL COURT
10/23/19

THERE WAS A GOOD CROWD ON HAND LAST NIGHT AS ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER TWO TO
HOLD THEIR MEETING….
GREG COPLEY WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY…..CENTER FOR APPLIED ENERGY RESOURCE…..TALKED WITH THE COURT ABOUT A PROGRAM  
IN THE  KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT…..TO RENOVATE FACILITES TO MAKE THEM MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT…….
  
COPLEY WENT ON TO SAY ONCE A PROPOSAL  IS ACCEPTED……THAT IT’S NOT A CONTRACT AND  IT  CAN BE NEGOTIATED WITH THE COMPANY….AND
THE PROPOSED ENERGY SAVINGS ARE GUARENTEED…..
CURRENTLY…..THE TRANSFER STATION IS LOOSING ABOUT 250-THOUSAND DOLLARS  A YEAR…..AND THE COURT APPROVED A SLIDING INCREASE IN
THE DUMPING  FEE…..BEING JANUARY FIRST THE FEE   WILL GO UP TO 55-DOLLARS A TON….BUT WILL REMAIN AT 45-DOLLARS FOR THE CITY OF
SCOTTSVILLE….THEN FOR FISCAL YEAR 20-21 THE FEE WILL INCREASE TO   55-DOLLARS  A TON  FOR EVERYONE….AND INCREASE TO 60-DOLLARS A
TONE  IN FISCAL YEAR 20-22……..



MADDEN SENTENCING
10/23/19

THE SENTENCING PHASE IN THE CASE OF TIMOTHY MADDEN BEGINS THIS MORNING IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT….

IN AUGUST…..MADDEN PLEAD GUILTY TO  THE   MURDER AND KIDNAPPING  OF SEVEN YEAR OLD GABBIE DOOBLIN IN NOVEMBER 2O-15…..AND   ALSO
ENTERED AN ALFORD PLEA TO THE RAPE AND SODOMY CHARGES…..

THE SENTENCING PHASE OF THE CASE IS SCHEDULED FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW…….



SPORTS
10/23/19

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS SHUT OUT GLASGOW IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME THREE TO NOTHING….
AC/S WILL NOW MOVE ON TO THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..


THE  ASSOCIATED PRESS HAS RELEASED ITS MEN’S PRESEASON COLLEGE BASKETBALL POLL  WHICH FINDS  LOUISVILLE AND KENTUCKY   BOTH
RANKED IN THE TOP FIVE…..

MICHIGAN STATE IS NUMBR ONE……WITH KENTUCKY SECOND….KANSAS THIRD…. DUKE IS FOURTH….AND LOUISVILLE IS FIFTH……







FISCAL COURT
10/22/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELS TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBE TWO TONIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..

AND TONIGHT’S FISCAL COURT MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..BEGINNING AROUND SEVEN…..



LESTER
10/22/19

60 YEAR OLD JERRY LYNN LESTER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..CREMATION WAS
CHOSEN AND THER WILL BE NO VISITATION OR SERVICE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; TRAVIS…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; CASEY AND ADAM GOODWIN AND KAMMIE AND PATRICK THROCKMORTON
ALL OF TENNESSEE…..AND  SHERLENE  DAVIS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



BERLIN
1022/19

48 YEAROLD CONNIE ANN BERLIN OF WESTMORELAND DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..CREMATION WAS  CHOSEN AND
HERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OR SERVICE…. AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FOR OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; JOSH MORRIS OF TENNESSEE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CARYSTAL AND ROBERT HANOVER OF ADOLPHUS…….
SIX BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; CHARLIE AND BETTY SWALEF AND  RAYMOND AND CHRISTOPHER SWALEF ALL OF FLORIDA, ARNIE AND
DARLENE SWALEF OF INDIANA, MIKE AND MAUDIE CALLADO OF SCOTTSVILLE AND RONALD AND BETTY SWALEF OF VIRGINIA……THREE SISTERS AND
BROTHERS-IN-LAW; JENNIFER AND EDDIE CARDWELL AND BOBBI AND GARY ERICKSON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND RINI SWALEF OF EUROPE……AND
JASON PRESLEY OF WESTMORELAND…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



STOTT
10/22/19

69 YEAR OLD BRENDA LEE STOTT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CROWN HIL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE FRIDAY AFTERNOON
AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; RONNIE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW;  PHILLIP STOVALL  AND DAVID AND CONNIE
STOVALL ALL OF INDIANA AND RICHARD AND SHEI KIRK OF FRANKLIN……TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LA;W BETTY AND WYMAN STOVALL OF
INDIANA AND LAUR AND WAYNE CATER OF TENNESSEE…..AND A  SISTER-IN-LAW; CAROLYN MCDANIELS OF NORTH CAROLINA…..A GRANDCHILD AND
GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
10/22/19

IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP  MATCH  AT THE 15TH DISTRICT  VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…. THE LADY PATRIOTS  TAKE ON GLASGOW AT 6 TONIGHT…..







TOGETHER FOR CHRISTMAS
10/21/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY FAMILY RESOURCE YOUTH SERVICE CENTERS    AND THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE  FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE…..ARE
PARTNERING FOR THE EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR FOR THE “TOGETHER FOR CHRISTMAS” PROGRAM…..

PARENTS AND GUARDIANS WHO NEED ASSISTANCE WITH THEIR CHILD’S CHRISTMAS MUST REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM  MUST REGISTER THIS
WEEK….BETWEEN MONDAY AND FRIDAY  FROM   NINE AND FIVE EACH DAY   AT THE ATHLETIC COMPLEX LOCATED BEHIND THE HIGH SCHOOL……

TO REGISTER……YOU WILL NEED TO BRING A COPY OF EACH OF EACH CHILD’S BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR SOCIAL SECURITY CARD…..PROOF OF
RESIDENCEY IN ALLEN COUNTY….AND PROOF OF INCOME……

THE PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN UP TO THE AGE OF 18…..PROVIDED THE 18-YEAR OLDS ARE STILL ENROLLED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY
SCHOOL DISTRICT……



DISASTER DECLARATION
10/21/19

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES  WANTTS  THE  U-S DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE  TO ISSUE A DISASTER DECLARATION
FOR PART OF THE COMMONWEALTH SUFFERING FROM  EXTREME  HEAT AND DROUGHT….

QUARLES SENT THE REQUEST TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE’S  FARM  SERVICE AGENCY…..SAYING THE DECLARATION WOULD ALLO
FFECTED FARMERS TO APPLY FOR EMERGENCY  F-S-A  LOANS TO HELP RECOVER FROM THE ONGOING DROUGHT….

AS OF TWO WEEKS AGO…..109 OF KENTUCKY’S 120 COUNTIES WERE UNDER A BURN BAN……BUT AS OF SATURDAY……ONLY 17 COUNTY BURN BNS
REMAINED IN EFFECT……



SCHOOL BOARD
10/21/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEET IN SPECIAL SESSION FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND APPROVED A MEMORANDUN OF UNDERSTANDING
WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS……

THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED   THE HIGH SCHOOL APPLYING FOR  A “21ST CENTURY LEARNING CENTER GRANT”….AND APPROVED TWO  “K-S-B-A:  
FIRST DEGREE SCHOLARHOP NOMINEES  BEFORE GOING INTO   CLOSED SESSION  TO CONDUCT   A STUDENT HEARING……



SPORTS
10/21/19

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW….

AND THE DISTRICT 15TH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT AT PATRIOT GYM….
AS THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY   AT SIX….
THEN GLASGOW AND MONROE COUNTY PLAY THE SECOND MATCH…..

THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT AT 6…..







KY UNEMPLOYMENT
10/18/19

ACCORDING TO  THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE REMAINED UNCHANGED  AT FOUR-
POINT-FOUR PERCENT FROM AUGUST TO SEPTEMBER…..

HOWEVER…..THIS SEPTEMBER’S JOBLESS RATE WAS UP  ONE-TENTH OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FROM THE FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT
RECORDED IN SEPTEMBER  OF LAST YEAR….
SINCE SEPTEMBER OF LASAT YEAR….KENTUCKY HAS ADDED 26-THOUSAND-200 JOBS…..FOR A GROWTH RATE   OF ONE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT…..

ALSO IN SEPTEMBER…..THE  “U-S”  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  WAS THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN  TWO-TENTHS OF A PERCENTAGE
POINT FROM AUGUST……



DEER-VEHICLE ACCIDENTS
10/17/19

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET IS WARNING MOTORISTS ABOUT THE START OF…… “FALL”  DEER-VEHICLE COLLISON SEASON….AS
KENTUCKY  IS RANKED 15TH IN THE NATION FOR CRASHES INVOLVING DEER…..

THE MOVEMENT OF DEER INCREASES  IN OCTOBER AS THE DAYS GET SHORTER AND THE EVENINGS COOLER…..

OCTOBER…..NOVEMBER….AND DECEMBER ACCOUNT FOR ABOUT HALF OF THE DEER/VEICLE COLLISIONS….AS  LAST YEAR  THERE WERE  THREE-
THOUSAND-86 DEER/VEHICLE COLLISIONS IN THE COMMONWEALTH……WHICH WAS DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM  THE MORE THAN 32-HUNDRED  IN
TWENTY-17……

IN ADDITION TO CAUSING DAMAGE TO VEHICLES…..DEERS CONTRIBUTE TO MORE THAN 100 INJURY CRASHES  AND ARE BLAMED FOR THREE-
HIGHWAY FATALITIES IN KENTUCKY EACH YEAR……



VICTIM ADVOCATE
10/17/19

YESTERDAY…..THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE  WELCOMED SHANNON PICKETT AS THE NEW VICTIM ADVOCATE…..

A MUNFORDVILLE NATIVE….PICKETT  GRADUATED FROM WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERITY…..WHERE SHE RECEIVED A DEGEE IN ENGLISH….A
MASTER’S DEGREE IN SECONDARY EDUCATION….AND A RANK-ONE IN SCHOOL ADMINSITERIOT……

PICKETT….WHO  HAS SPENT  27-YEARS AS A LOCAL EDUCATION…..CURRENTLY RESIDES IN GLASGOW WITH HER HUSBAND  KEVIN PICKETT…..



GOVERNORS RACE
10/17/19

ACCORDING TO THE LATEST MASON/DIXON POLL…..WITH JUST OVER TWO WEEKS TO GO UNTIL THE ELECTION…..THE KENTUCKY GOVERNOR’S RACE
IS A DEAD HEAT  WITH 46-PERCENT OF VOTERS SUPPORTING MATT BEVIN’S BID FOR REELELCCTION….AND 46-PERCENT BACKING DEMOCRATIC
CHALLENGER  ANDY BESHER…THE CURRENT ATTORNEY GENERAL……
ONE PERCENT OF RESPONDENTS  VOTED FOR LIBERTARIAN NOMINEE JOHN HICKS…..WHILE SEVEN PERCENT WERE UNDECIDED……

LAST DECEMBER…..IN A SIMILAR POLL…..BESHEAR HELD   A 48-TO-40 PERCENT LEAD OVER BEVIN…..

BEVIN  LEADS AMONG  MEN…OLDER VOTERS…AND THOSE IN RURAL AREAS….
WHILE BESHEAR IS STRONGER WITH  WOMEN….YOUNGER VOTERS…..AND THOSE IN METROPOLITAN AREAS…..



BONNEAU
10/17/19

68 YEAR OLD RAYMOND E. BONNEAU OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..A CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE HELD SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT THE FIRST PAVILION ON THE RIGHT AT BARREN RIVER STATE PARK…. EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS TO THE GATES FOUDATION……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; TRACEY BONNEAU…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; ERIK AND VICTORIA OF SCOTTSVILLE AND JOSEPH AND
RANDI OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; KATHYRN AND JAMES SAYERS OF SCOTTSVILLE AND CRYSAL AND YASAR  KAYA
OF  WASHINGTON…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTR-IN-LAW; JOHN AND TRACEY LARODA OF MASSACHUSETTS……EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SKAGGS
10/17/19

58 YEAR OLD JAMES HENRY SKAGGS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY IN LEXINGTON…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI)  AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW  (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ELISA SKAGGS…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; PATRICK AND REBECCA FANNIN OF SCOTTSVILLE AND
ANDREW AND MELISSA FANNIN AND LEIF AND ASHLEY SKAGGS ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CAROLYN  AND
RONNIE SHIRLEY OF GLASGOW, JANIE AND STEVEN BUMPUS AND NELDA  AND TOM DORMAN ALL OF BOWLIN GREEN AND LORETTA KITCHENS OF
IOWA……SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
10/17/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS RUN IN THE BARREN COUNTY INVITATIONAL……..

AND THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY PORTLAND……


THE BASKETBALL SEASON KICKS OFF ON THE HILL TONIGHT….AS THE TOPPERS AND LADY TOPPERS HOST…..HILLTOPPER HYSTERIA……


THE PREDATORS ARE BACK IN ACTION AS THEY’RE IN ARIZONA TO TAKE ON THE COYOTES….







ENERGY EFFICIENCY
10/16/19

OCTOBER IS…..NATIONAL ENERGY AWARENESS MOTH…..AND A RECENT REPORT RANKS  KENTUCKY AS ONE OF   THE LEAST ENERGY EFFICIENT
STATES….

IN THE REORT…..KENTUCKY  RANKED 40TH  OUT OF THE 48 STATES INLUDED IN THE STUDY…..

AS THE COMMONWEALTH RECEIVED BELOW AVERAGE SCORES IN THREE MAJOR EFFICIENTY CATEGORIES…..VEHICLE-FUEL….. TRANSPORTATION….
AND HOME ENERGY…..
KENTUCKY WAS RANKED 42ND IN THE HOME ENERGY CATEGORY…..WHICH WAS THE WORST OF THE THREE SCORES…..



GOVERNORS DEBATE
10/16/19

THE FEUD BETWEEN GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IS GROWING AS WE GET CLOSER TO ELECTION DAY….AS
THEY DEBATED LAST NIGHT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY….

THEY HAD SOME HEATED EXCHANGES ON SEVERAL TOPICS INCLUDING HEALTHCARE…..PENSIONS…AND EDUCATION…..AND THE EXCHANGES
SOMETIMES BECAME PERSONAL…….



SPORTS
10/16/19

THE PREDATORS GOT THE BEST OF  THE GOLDEN KNIGHTS FIVE TO TWO…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM DEFEATED FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TWO TO NOTHING…..







MAYOR SWORN IN
10/15/19

THERE WAS A LARGE CROWD IN THE DISTRICT COURT ROOM THIS MORNING…..AS JUDGE JANET CROCKER ADMINISTERED THE OATH OF OFFICE TO
NEW…..INTRUM SCOTTSVILLE MAYOR DAVID BURCH……

BURCH WILL SERVE  UNTIL THE NEXT MAYORIAL ELECTION IN NOVEMBR  20-20…..

NOVEMBER SIXTH  IS THE FIRST FILING DATE FOR THE UNEXPIRED TERM FOR MAYOR……
AND JANUTRY 10TH   IS THE FILING DEADLINE…….



CITY COUNCIL
10/16/19

AFTER SERVING FOR 17-YEARS……AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING…..MAYOR ROB CLINE SUBMITTED HIS RESIGNATION…..
MAYOR PRO-TEM BEVERLY ANDERSON……
NEWS-3……………:41…………Q- ONE OPPOSED
THERE WAS A GROUP OF RESIDENTS AT THE MEETING ASKING HOW THE DECISION WAS REACHED TO APPOINT DAVID BURCH AS INTERUM-
MAYOR……COUNCIL MEMBERS SAID A NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS  WERE CONSIDERED…..BUT BURCH HAS EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH THE CITY   
AND THEY THOUGHT THAT WAS NEEDED BEFORE THE NEXT MAYORIAL ELECTION IN NOVEMBER  20-20…….

WASTE WATER TREAEMTN PLANT SUPEVISOR GREG COOKE INFORMED THE COUNCIL THAT THE PLANS FOR THE TWO-31 SEWER LINE EXPANSION
HAD BEEN APPROVED BY THE STATE…….



SCHOOL BOARD
10/15/19

AT LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEEING….THE BOARD APPROVED A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE BOYS AND
GIRLS CLUB OF FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  TO OPEN A FACILITY IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE FACILITY WILL ALSO BE RECEIVING A 100-THOUSAND DOLLAR  GRANT FROM THE LAURA  GOAD FOUNDATION….
THE DISTRICT WILL BE RECEIVING TWO NEW BUSES AND WILL BE   UPGRADING A SPECIAL NEEDS BUS…..EIGHT TO 10  NEW BUS DRIVERS WILL BE
UNDERGOING TRAINING CLASSES AND WILL BE READY TO TAKE TO THE ROADS BY DECEMBER…. CURRENTLY THE DISTRICT IS  STRUGGLING TO GET
ROUTES COVERED DUE TO DRIVERS  BEING OUT FOR VARIOUS RREASONS….




SPORTS
10/15/19

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAMS TRAVELS TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


THE PREDATORS ARE BACK IN ACTIONS AS THEY ARE IN LAS VEGAS TO TAKE ON THE GOLDEN KNIGHTS…..







STATE REVENUE
10/14/19

THERE’S GOOD NEWS…..AND BAD NEWS IN STATE REVENUE IN SEPTEMBER…..AS GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS FELL….WHILE THE ROAD FUND SAW AN
INCREASE…..

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR  JOHN CHILTON  SAYS GENRAL FUND RECEIPTS FELL  ONE-POINT-TWO PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER….COMPARED TO
SEPTEMBER TWENTY-18….

HOWEVER…..FOR THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR  WHICH BEGAN JULY FIRST…..GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS HAVE GROWN  ONE-
POINT ONE PERCENT…. THE OFFICIAL REVENUE ESTIMATE CALLS FOR REVENUSE TO GROW  POINT-SIX-PERCENT….. SO BASED ON SEPTEMBER’S
RESULTS…..GENERAL FUND REVENUES MUST INCREASE  POINT-FIVE-PERCENT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE FISCAL YEAR TO MEET THE OFFICIAL
ESTIMATE…..
MEANWHILE…..ROAD FUND RECEIPTS IN SEPTEMBEN GREW THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT……AND YEAR TO DAY…..ROAD FUND REVENUES HAVE
GROWN ONE-POINT-ONE PERCENT COMPARED TO LAST YEAR……
WHILE THE OFFICIAL ESTIMATE CALLS FOR ROAD FUND RECEIPTS TO DECREASE THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR…..



MAGA MILLION
10/14/19

A ONE-MILLION DOLLAR  “MEGA MILLIONS”  TICKET WAS SOLD IN GLASGOW SATURDAY…..
THE WINNING TICKET MATCHED ALL FIVE WHITE BALL WINNING NUMBERS…..BUT NOT THE “MEGA BALL”…..WINNING THE   GAMES SECOND   PRIZE OF
ONE MILLION DOLLARS….

THE WINNING NUMERBS ARE 14…..22…..30…..37…..AND  60….. WITH A “MEGA BALL” OF EIGHT….



MEETINGS
10/14/19

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETS THIS AFTERNOON AT 4…..

CITY COUNCIL AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE BEEKEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4 THE HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS…..

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



SPORTS
10/14/19

THE PATROT FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM GOES TO PORTLAND….

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW……







BURN RESTRICTION
10/13/19

DUE TO THE RECENT RAINS AND FAVORABLE WEATHER FORECASTS…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HAS LIFTED THE BURN  RESTRICTION  THAT
WAS IN PLACE FOR ALL OPEN FIRES WITHIN THE PARK…..

THE RESTRICTION HAD BEEN IN PLACE SINCE  MID-SEPTEMBER AND APPLIED TO THE USE OF CAMPFIRES IN THE PARK’S THREE FRONT COUNTRY
CAMPGROUNDS AND ALL BACK-COUNTRY CAMPSITES AN PICNIC AREAS…..

VISITORS ARE NOW PERMITTED TO USE THE FIRE PITS AND GRILLS  FOUND WITHIN THESE AREAS……



SPORTS
10/13/19

PATRIOT SENIOR GOLFER OWEN STAMPER PLACED THIRD IN THE IN THE STATE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP…..

MARSHALL COUNTY JUNIOR  JAY NIMMO  SHOT AN  EVER PAR ROUND  OF 72  YESTERDAY TO FINISH   THREE-UNDER…..TO EARN INDIVIDUAL
MEDALIST HONORS…..
JOHN BUTLER…A SENIOR  AT LOUISVILLE TRINITY…..FINISHED AT ONE UNDER TO CLAIM SECOND PLACE…..
AND  STAMPER WAS A STROKE BACK AT EVEN PAR FOR THE 36-HOLE TOURNAMENT…..

TAYLOR COUNTY CLAIMED THE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW……






OPERATION CRASH REDUCTION
10/12/19

KENTUCKY IS ONE OF SEVERAL STATES PARTICIPATING IN A NEW PROGRAM TO CUT DOWN ON TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS DURING THE COLUMBUS  DAY
WEEK-END…..

”OPERATION CRASH REDUCTION”  RUNS THRU MONDAY WITH A GOAL OF SAVING LIVES AND PREVENTING INJURIES DUE TO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS…..
AND DURING THIS TIME  LAW ENFORCEMENT WILL CONDUCT A HIGH-VISIBILITY ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGN WITH AN EMPHASIS ON SEAT BELT USE….

DURING THE COLUMBUS DAY WEEK-END LAST YEAR….IN THE SIX STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA  WHICH ARE TAKING PART IN THE
CAMPAIGN….THERE WERE MORE FATAL CRACHES ON THE  COLUMBUS DAY WEEK-END…THAN DURING THE LONG WEEK-ENDS OF THANKSGIVING
OR MEMORIAL DAY….AS COLUMBUS DAY WAS THE SECOND DEADLIEST HOLIDAY IN 20-17 FOR THESE STATES….TRAILING ONLY INDEPENDENCE
DAY….



FLAGS
10/12/19

BOTH AMERICAN AND KENTUCKY FLAGS WILL BE LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF TOMORROW…..IN HONOR OF THE  NATIONAL FALLEN FIGHTERS
MEMORIAL SERVICE…..

THE SERVICE…..HELD IN MARYLAND….WILL HONOR 92 FIREFIGHTER WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF LAST YEAR AND 27-FIREFIGHTER WHO DIED IN THE
LINE OF DUTY IN  PREVIOUS SYEARS……

ALL INDIVIDUALS…..BUSINESSES….ORGANIZATIONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO JOIN……



MARSH
10/12/19

94 YEAR OLD CELMER ARLENE SADDLER MARSH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTEDAY (FRI) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVIE WILL BE TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HIGHLAND GENERAL BAPTIST
CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (SAT) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JERRY AND KATHERINE…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS; CLARA MCCLARD AND VIRGINIA SPEARMAN ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN, 10 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/12/19

AT THE BOY’S  STATE GOLF TOURNAMENT…..BEING PLAYED AT THE BOWLING GREEN COUNTRY CLUB……SENIOR PATRIOT GOLFER AND MIDDLE
TENNESEE STATE UNIVERITY COMMIT OWEN STAMPER……MADE IT TO THE SECOND DAY OF PLAY TODAY  BY SHOOTING A 74 YESTERDAY…..

STAMPER STARTS THE FINAL 18-HOLES FIVE STROKES OFF THE LEAD….TIED FOR 11TH OVERALL…..







MCDERMOTT
10/11/19

70 YEAR OLD SHARON GAYLE MCDERMOTT OF TOMPKINSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT YOKLEY/TRIBLE FUNERAL HOME IN TOMPKINSVILLE WITH BURIAL IN BAILEY CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; MISSY AND ERIC WIDENHOUSE OF SCOTTSVILLE……THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
10/11/19

THE BOY’S STATE GOLF CHAMPIIONSHIP TEES OFF TODAY AT THE BOWLING GREEN COUNTRY CLUB…..

AND SENIOR PATRIOT GOLFER AND MIDDLE TENNESSE UNIVERSITY COMMIT….. OWEN STAMPER…..WILL BE ONE OF THOSE IN THE FIELD…..MARKING
HIS THIRD CONSECUTIVE APPEARANCE  IN THE STATE TOURNAMENT…..







TEACHER EMAILS
10/10/19

THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION  ASSOCIATION  IS CALLING FOR A THROUGH AND IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION…..BY THE KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF
EDUCATION….. INTO THE MISUE OF PUBLIC-TEACHERS’  E-MAILS  BY AN UNKNOW ENTITY SUPPORTING THE REELECTION OF GOVERNOR MATT
BEVIN…..

THE  K-E-A  SAYS THEY HAVE RECEIVED HUNDREDS OF MESSAGES FROM TEACHERS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH VOICING THEIR OUTRAGE AT
RECEIVING POLITICAL EMAIL THROUGH THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SYSTEM….



MARTIN
10/10/19

43 YEAR OLD BRYAN RAY MARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT HATCHER AND SADDLER FUNERAL HOME IN GLASGOW WITH BURIAL IN LOCUST GROVE CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; GAGE OF GLASGOW AND KONNER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HIS FATHER; EUGENE MARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER
AND SISTER IN LAW; GREG AND TINA OF BOWLING GREEN…..AND HIS MATERNL GRANDMOTHER;  EMMA BALLARD OF GLASGOW……



PITCOCK
10/10/19

70 YEAR OLD CHARLOTE MARIE PITCOCK OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEAL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (FRI) AT
THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND SHIRLEY KEY OF ROCKFIELD…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;  SHAWNTAY AND TOM
CARTER OF DELAWARE…..TWO BROTHERS; BARLIN, JIMMY AND RICKEY WIX ALL OF TENNESSEE…..AND TWO SISTERS; GERTIE SILVA OF TENNESSEE
AND PATRICIA RIPPY OF FRANKLIN……FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDRENE ALSO SURVIVE…….



GREGORY
10/10/19

68 YEAR OLD EUNICE CONYER GREGORY OF ADOLPHUS DIED  TUESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CARTER’S TABERNACLE CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
12NOON TODAY (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO CARTER’S
TABERNACLE CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND;  BRO. CLEATUS GREGORY…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JONATHAN AND AMY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO
DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; STEPHANIE AND RICK FERRELL OF TENNESSEE AND MARCELLINA AND RODNEY GROSS OF ADOLPHUS……TWO
BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; PAUL AND BRINDA CONYER AND TONY AND JENNIFER CONYER ALL OF TENNESSEE……AND TO SISTERS AND
BROTHERS-IN-LAW; WANDA AND BOBY SPEARS AND DARLA AND BRO. WOODY ALDERSON ALL OF TENNESSEE…….NINE  GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE………



SPORTS
10/10/19

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE CAPITALS……







EARTHQUAKE EXHIBIT
10/09/19

THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM HAS A NEW EDUCATIONAL EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY  FEATURING EARTHQUAKES AND TSUNAMISI…..AS THE  “WHEN
THE EARTH SHAKES EXHIBIT”  WILL BE OPEN THRU DECEMBER……

THERE ARE SEVERAL  INTER-ACTIVE EARTHQUAKE EXHIBITS…..ONE OF WHICH WILL LET YOU TEST YOUR ENGINEERING SKILLS TO SEE IF YOU CAN
DESIGN A BUILDING THAT CAN HOLD UP TO AN EARTH QUAKE…..

THERE’s ALSO A 16-FOOT TSUNAMI TANK WHERE YOU CAN BUILD A WALL AND THEN MAKE THE TSUNAMI CRASH ON THE BEACH TO SEE IF YOUR
STRUCTURE HOLDS UP……

THE EXHIBIT IS INCLUDED WITH THE REGUALR ADMISSION TO THE CORVETTE MUSEUM……



RICH
10/09/19

68 YEAR OLD JUDY SCOTT RICH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES)  AT HER RESIDENCE…..VISITATION WILL BE FROM 10 UNTIL EIGHT
TOMORROW AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND THERE WILL BE NO FUNERAL SERVICE……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  STEVEN AND LESLIE…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; DONNA AND STEVEN CROSSFIELD
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/09/19

LEGISLATION PROPOSED FOR THE  20-20 GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..WOULD INCREASE PENALTIES FOR ASSAULTING A SPORTS OFFICIAL…..AND ALSO
ADD THE CRIME OF INTIMIDATION OF A SPORTS OFFICIAL….

UNDER CURRENT LAW…..ASSAULTING A SPORTS OFFICIAL IS A MISDEMEANOR…. UNLESS FIVE OR MORE PEOPLE ARE INVOLVED….THEN IT
BECOMES A FELONY….

THE PROPOSED LEGISLATON WOULD MAKE THE ASSAULT OF A SPORTS OFFICIAL A FELONY .REGARDLESS OF THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS
INVOLVED……






PIZZA HUT BRIDGE
10/07/19

THE  “PIZZA HUT BRIDGE”….AT THE INTER-SECTION  OF OLD GALLATIN ROAD AND OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD REMAINS CLOSED….WITH CREWS
PREPARING  FOR THE BRIDGE STRUCTURE TO BE PUT IN PLACE STARTING TOMORROW  WEATHER PERMITTING…….



CAMPBELLSVILLE EXPANSION
10/07/19

THE WEST VIRGINIA  HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY COMMISSION HAS APPROVED CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TO OFFER DEGREE PROGRAMS IN  
WEST VIRGINIA……

THE EXPANSION WILL INITIALLY FOCUS ON UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE THEOLOGY DEGREES……AND THE EXPANDED PROGRAMS WILL STAY
ON-LINE WHILE THE COLLEGE SEEKS FURTHER APPROVALS TO OFFER IN-PERSON PROGRAMS……

THE UNIVERSITY IS WORKING ON THE EXPANSION WITH  CHRIST TEMPLE CHURCH IN HUNTINGTON…..AND THE MAYOR OF  WILLIAMSON WHO INVITED
THE COLLEGE TO HIS CITY……



SHOOTING
10/07/19

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED A SHOOTING SATURDAY MORNING IN THE 16-HUNDRED BLOCK OF MORGANTOWN
ROAD….

24 YEAR OLD RAYMOND GREEN HAD SHOWN UP AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN  “E-R”  WITH MULTIPLE GUNSHOT WOUNDS….

DURING THE INVESTIGATION……DEPUTIES  ARRESTED  20 YEAR OLD DEANTE DOWLEN  OF RUSSELLVILLE….WHO WAS INSIDE THE RESIDENCE…..
ON A  NON-RELATED FELONY WARRANT…..DRUGS AND PARAPHERNALIA WERE ALSO LOCATED IN THE RESIDENCE……



HART TEENS CHARGED
10/08/19

TWO HART COUNTY TEENS ARE FACING CHARGES  IN CONNECTION WITH THE BURGLARY AND DAMAGE TO SEVERL AMISH SCHOOLS AND
PROPERTY….

18 YEAR ODL ADAM  MILLER AND 18 YEAR OLD PAUL  GRABER….BOTH OF MUNFORDVILLE…ARE  CHARGED  WITH FOUR COUNTS OF BURTGLEY AND
FIVE COUNTS OF CRIMINAL MISCHIEF…..
CHARGES ARE ALSO PENDING AGAINST A JUVENILE……




WIECH
10/07/19

47 YEAR OLD JEFFERY ALLEN WIECH OF FRANKLIN DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..AND THERE WILL BE NO
SERVICE OR VISITATION…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HI WIFE MELISSA WIECH…..AND TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; LUNDY AND  HUNTER AND JESSICA ALL OF FRANKLIN…..HIS
MOTHER; BARBARA WIECH OF INDIANA…..AND TWO BROTHERS; MARK OF INDIANA AND CHRIS OF COLORADO…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
10/07/19

IN N-F-L ACTION…..
HOUSTON BLASTED ATLANAT 53 TO 32….
IT WAS ARIZONA 26 AND THE BENGALS 23….
AND THE TITANS DROPPED A 14 TO SEVEN DECISION TO THE BILLS….







DROUGHT
10/04/19

KENTUCKY’S ONGOING  HOT….DRY WEATHER HAS PUSHED THE COMMONWEALTH DEEPER INTO A DROUGHT SITUATION…..AND PROMPTED
DROUGHT DECLARATIONS FOR ALL 120-COUNTIES…..

EIGHT PERCENT OF KENTUCKY IS NOW CONSIDERED ABNORMALLY DRY…..33-PERCENT  IS IN MODERAGE DROUGHT…..54-PERCENT IN SEVERE
DROUGHT…..AND FOUR-PERCENT IN EXTREME DROUGHT WHICH IS THE SECOND HIGHEST CATEGORY……

AS A RESUT…..BASED ON A SCALE OF ONE TO THREE…..A  LEVEL TWO DROUGHT DECLARATON HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS IN EASTERN….
CENTRAL….AND  PARTS OF WESTERN  KENTUCKY….
AND A LEVEONE DECLARATION HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS  IN WESTERN AND NORTHWESTERN KENTUCKY…..



RICHARDS
10/04/19

51 YEAR OLD REX RICHARDS OF ADOLPHUS DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. CREMATION WAS CHOSEN AND THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION
OR SERVICE….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; AUSTIN OF INDIANA…..A DAUGHTER; JESSICA  OF BOWLING GREEN…..HIS MOTHER; LINDA BOEHLER….AND TWO
BROTHERS; JASEN AND GARY GREGORY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND SUSAN BUCKLEY OF ADOLPHUS……..



BLEVINS
10/04/19

57 YEAR OLD BARBARA ANN ROSE BLEVINS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE….CREMATION WAS CHOSEN AND THERE WILL
BE NO VISITATION OF SERVICE……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; CHRISTOPHER HINKLE AND TOM AND MICHELLE PETERMAN ALL OF ASHLND…..A DAUGHTER
AND SON-IN-LAW; REBECCA AND WESLEY FANNIN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; DAVID CRUM OF OHIO…..AND A SISTER; BRENDA MAYS OF WEST
VIRTINIA……11 GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
10/04/19

THE PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY DO TO DANVILLE….. KICK-OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP  KYLE
HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….. WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-45 TONIGHT……

THE PREDATORS OPENED THE SEASON WITH A FIVE TO TWO WIN OVER THE WILD…..







SCHOOL THREAT
10/03/19

A SCOTTSVILLE TEEN  HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH TERRORISTIC THREATENING  AFTER MAKING A THREAT ON THE ALLEN CUNTY BOARD OF
EDUCATION VOICE MAIL…..

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE TEEN CALLED THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TODAY AND DEMONDED MONEY IN THE VOICE MAIL….SAYING THERE WOULD  BE A
MASSACURE IN   24-HOURS  IF HE DIDN’T RECEIVE PAYMENT……

THROUGH THEIR INVESTIGATION…..SCOTTSVILLE POLICE…..THE  F-B-I…..AND DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DETERMINED THE CALL CAME
FROM A STUDENT IN HE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM….
AUTHORITIES INTERVIEWS THE TEEN ALONG WITH A PARENT….AND HE CONFESSED TO MAKING THE THREAT……







FALL BURN BAN
10/02/19

YESTERDAY MARKED THE START OF THE ANNUAL “FALL WILDFIRE HAZARD SEASON”  IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..BRINGING BURNING RESTRICTIONS
TO COMMUNITIES NOT ALREADY UNDER A LOCAL BURN BAN……
CURRENTLY….110 KENTUCKY COUNTIES INCLUDING ALLEN…..HAVE ISSUED BURN BANS…....

DURING THIS TIME…..BURNING IS PROHIBITED BETWEEN SIX IN THE MORNING AND SIX  AT NIGHT  WITHIN 150-FEET OF A WOODLAND, BRUSHLAND
OR FIELDS CONTAINING DRY GRASS OR OTHER FLAMMABLE MATERIALS…..AND THE RESTRICTIONS RUN THRU DECEMBER 15TH EVEN IF A  LOCAL
BURN BAN IS LIFTED…..

IN SEPTEMBER…..THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FORESTY RESPONDED TO OVER 104 WILFIRES FIRES…..WHEN NORNALLY THERE ARE NONE
THIS TIME OF YEAR…..
AND RECENTLY RECENT FIRES HAVE BEEN CONTROLLED BY LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND ARE NOT REFLECTED IN THE DIVISION’S STATISTICS…..



TAINTED CHICKEN
10/02/19

THE BARREN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS ALERTING PARENTS THAT THEIR CHILDEN  MAY HAVE CONSUMED CHICKEN FROM A COMPANY THAT JUST
ISSUED A RECALL…..
THE CHICKEN…..FROM TIP TOP POULTRY…..WAS RECENTLY RECALLED DUE TO POSSIBLE LISTERIA CONTAMINATION……

THE DICED CHICKEN WAS SERVED DURING AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER BEFORE THE SHOOLS RECEIVED NOTIFICATION THAT THE CHICKEN MAY BE
CONTAMINATED……

THERE HAVE BEEN NO REPORTS OF ANY ILLNESSES….AND THE CHICKEN THAT WAS LISTED IN THE RECALL HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE
CAFETERIAS……



OFFICER SHOOTING
10/02/19

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING FOLLOWING ATRAFFIC STOP IN TODD COUNTY THAT LEFT A MAN DEAD…..

A TODD COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY  AND  ELKTON POLICE OFICER  PULLED  A     PICK-UP  OVER THAT THE ELKTON OFFICER HAD ENCOUNTERED
EARLIER IN THE DAY……

K-S-P SAYS DURING THE STOP THE DRIVER OF THE PICK-UP…..WHO WAS ALONE…. PULLED OUT A WEAPON AND GUNFIRE WAS EXCHANGED….
KILLING THE DRIVER…..
NO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WERE INJURED AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES……



SPORTS
10/02/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM CONCLUDED THEIR SEASON WITH A FOURTH PLACE FINISH IN THE REGION THREE GOLF TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY….

AC/S CARDED A TEAM SCORE OF 322…..18-SHOTS OFF THE TOP SCORE  OF 304…. POSTED BY BOWLING GREEN….GREENWOOD  FINISHED AS
RUNNER-UP AND FRANKLIN/SIMPSON WAS THIRD IN THE 18-TEAM EVENT…..

PATRIOT SENIOR AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE COMMIT OWEN STAMPER….SHOT A 76  WHICH PLACED HIM IN THE  SEVEN PLAYERS NOT ON THE
CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM….AND QUALFIED STAMPER FOR THE STATE TOURNAMENT WHICH WILL BE PLAYED IN BOWLING GREEN NEXT WEEK……







COLD CASE INVESTIGATION
10/01/19

THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT…..WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE F-B-I  AND HART COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..ARE INVESTIGATING
THE COLD CASE OF PEGGY SUE ASHLEY WHO WENT MISSING FROM SCOTTSVILL ON JULY 29TH-TWO-THOUSAND….
THOUGH THE INVESTIGATION….CALVIN SMITH WHO RESIDES  AT  TWO-20  LESTER GARDNER ROAD IN MUNFORDVILL BECAME A PERSON  OF
INVETEREST OM THE  DISAPPEARANCE OF ASHLEY…..WHO WAS LAST SEEN GETTING  INTO  SMITH’S TRUCK ON  JULY 29TH  IN THE  A-O SMITH PLANT
PARKING LOT IN SCOTTSVILLE AROUND TWO IN THE MORNING….
PROBABLE CAUSE LED INVESTIGATORS TO OBTAIN A SEARCH WARRANT FOR THE BARN LOCATED ON THE SMITH PROPERTY……

NO FURTHER INFORMATION IS BEING RELEASED AT THIS TIME AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES……



FLU SHOTS
10/01/19

HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE URGING KENTUCKIANS TO GE VACCINATED AGAINS THE FLU….

THE OFFICIAL FLU SEASON BEGAN SUNDAY AND RUNS THRU MAY 16TH…..AND THE DEPATMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS THERE HAVE ALREADY
BEEN 154 LAB-CONFIRMED  FLU CASES IN THECOMMONWEALTH….

ALTHOUGH VACCINATION IF RECOMMEND FOR EVEYONE SIX-MONTHS AND OLDER…. OFFICIALS  SAY INDIVIDUALS AT HIGHER RISK FOR
COMPLICATIONS INCLUDING CHILDREN…..OLDER ADULTS…PREGNANT WOMEN…..AND CARE GIVERS SHOULD GET IMMUNIZED……

LAST YEAR….KENTUCKY REPORTED  194  FLU-RELATED DEATHS…..TWO OF WHICH WERE CHILDERN……



ALGAE ADVISORY
10/01/19

KENTUCKY’S DIVISION OF WATER AND DEPARTMENT  FOR PUBLIC HEALTH HAVE ISSUED A PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY   FOR HARMFUL ALGE BLOOMS
ALONG THE OHIO RIVER…..

THE ADVISORY IS FOR PEOPLE USING THE WATER FOR RECREATION…..AND RUNS FROM THE MCALPINE DAM NEAR LOUISVILLE TO THE GREENUP
DAM IN NORTHEASTER KENTUCKY……
AN ADVISORY HS ALSO BEEN  ISSUED  FOR BRIGGS LAKE NEAR RUSSELLVILLE…..

EXPOSURE TO THE ALGAE BLOOMS CAN LEAD TO RASHES…..EYE IRRITATION…. NAUSEA…..AND OTHER SYMPTOMS……



SCORES
10/01/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION HAS RELEASED ITS  REPORT ON  THE  NEW…..FIVE STAR RATING SYSTEM…FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN
THE COMMOWNWEALTH……
OF THE 643 PUBLIC SHCOOLS IN KENTUCKY…..56 RECEIVED THE FIVE STAR RATING….. 89 RECEIVED ONE STAR….AND THE MAJORITY OF PUBLIC
SCHOOLS FALL IN THE MID-RANGE THREE-STAR CATEGORY…..

NO SCHOOL IN THE DISTRICT  IS IDENTIFIED AS  “A-T-S-I”  OR  “C-S-I”…..
THE COMBINED GRADUATION RATE INCREASED TWO-POINT-NINE PERCENT….
AND THE TRANSITION READINESS SCORE INCREASED BY 18-POINT-TWO POINTS…..



WOOD
10/01/19

86 YEAR OLD BISHOP  JAMES WOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT MAGNOLIA VILLAGE IN BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE AT
12NOON TOMORROW (WED) AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER SEVEN THIS
MORNING (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SISTER;  BARBARA FIKES OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE SISTERS-IN-LAW; JUDY WOOD AND BOBBYE WOOD BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE
AND FOLLIS PERDUE OF LOUISVILLE…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; BOBBY SAYLORS OF SMITHS GROVE……



BRANSFORD
10/01/19

90 YEAR OLD JAMES THOMAS BRANSFORD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO-30 WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JACK AND LEE ANN OF ADOLPHUS AND TODD AND JULIE AND BRENT ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE……SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND 12 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE………



SPORTS
10/01/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM PLAYS IN THE REGION THREE TOURNAMENT TODAY AT THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB IN TOMPKINSVILLE……


FIVE FORMER LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL PLAYERS  HAVE REACHED A CONFIDENTIAL  SETTLEMENT OF A LAWSUIT WITH THE   N-C-A-A….

THE SETTLEMENT DOESN’T  RESTORE THE CARDINALS’ VACATEDTWENTY-13 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHP AND TWENTY-12 FINAL FOUR……BUT RETAINS
THE PLAYER’S STATISTICS AND HONORS  “WITHOUT AN ASTERK.”……







16,000 DOLLAR STORE
09/30/19

DOLLAR GENERAL HAS HELD THE GRAND OPENING  OF ITS…..16,000TH  STORE…..IN PANAMA CITY –FLORIDA…..

DOLLAR GENERAL OPENED ONE OF ITS VERY FIRST FLORDIA LOCATIONS  IN PANAMA CITY  IN 1977….AND THE COMPANY ALSO OPERATES  ONE OF ITS
16-DISTRIBUTION IN FLORIDA   AND EMPLOYEES MORE THAN  83-HUNDRED  FLORIDIANS…..

DOLLAR GENERAL OPERATES FACILITIES IN 44-STATES AND  EMPLOYEES   141-THOUSAND PEOPLE THROUGH 16-THOUSAND RETAIL STORES…..16-
TRADITIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTERS….AND FOUR  D-G FRESH FACILITIES…..

EARLIER THIS MONTH….DOLLAR GENERAL ANNOUNCED ITS PLAN TO EXPAND ITS PRESENCE TO 46 STATES…..BY ADDING LOCATIONS IN WYOMING
AND WASHINGTON IN FISCAL YEAR  20-20…….



CBD COMPANY FILES SUIT
09/30/19

A KENTUCKY BASED COMPANY…..THAT PRODUCES C-B-D…..HAS FILED A 44-MILLION DOLLAR  LAWSUIT AGAINS AN OREGAN COMPANY IT CLAIMS
SOLD IT NEARLY WORTHLESS HEMP SEEDS THAT RUINED A GIANT  20-19 CROP…..

THE CROP WAS DESTINED TO HELP FULFILL THE COUNTRY’S BOOMING DEMAND FOR C-B-D…..BUT ELEMENTAL PROCESSING OF LEXINGTON…..
CLAIMS THOSE PLANS TANKED WHEN  “H-P” FARMS IN OREGON SOLD IT MORE THAN SIX-MILLION SEEDS THAT WERE MOSTLY “MALE”……

THE FEMALE  PLANTS PRODUCE A  C-B-D RICH FLOWER…..AND THE SUIT SAYS IT WAS ONLY AFTER THE KENTUCKY COMPANY HAD DISTRIBUTED THE
SEEDS TO PRODUCERS…..AND THE CROPS SPROUTED…..THAT THE COMPANY LEARNED  THE SEEDS WERE MALE……



TEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER
09/30/19

A WASHINGTON COUNTY TEEN IS FACING MURDER CHARGES….AFTER THE BODY OF A DECEASED MALE WAS FOUNDED IN AN OUT BUILDING ON
MOUNT ZION ROAD….

STATE POLICE SAY THE VICTIM…..18 YEAR OLD JOSPEH DAVIDSON OF UPTON…. HAD BEEN SHOT THREE TIMES AND THEN SET ON FIRE….

THE SUSPERCT  IS CHARGED WITH  MURDER…..TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVICENCE…...AND ABUSE OF A CORPSE……



SPORTS
09/30/19

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEY BALL TEAM TRAVELS TO METCALFE COUNTY…..
THE JUNIOR VARISTY FOOTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO BOWLING GREEN…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM PLAYS IN THE REGION FOUR TOURNAMENT  TO BE HELD AT THE   CROSSWINDS GOLF  COURSE  IN BOWLING
GREEN…..


THE TITANS GOT BACK IN THE WIN COLUMN YESTERDAY WITH A 21 TO 10 VICORY OVER ATLANTA…..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
09/27/19

THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS SAYS THE UNEMPLOYHEMTN RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  DECLINED FROM  FIVE-PERCENT   IN JULY TO  FOUR-
POINT-ONE PERCENT  IN AUGUST…..HOWEVER…..THIS AUGUST’S   JOBLESS WAS ABOVE THE THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT RECORDED IN AUGUST
OF LAST YEAR……

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES ROSE IN 75 COUNTIES…..FELL IN 36…..AND REMAINED THE SAME IN NINE…..
UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  RANGED  FROM  THREE-PERCENT   IN WOODFORD COUNTY…..
TO 13-PERCENT   IN HARLAN COUNTY……



CIGARETTE SALES DOWN
09/27/19

ACCORDING TO THE COALITION FOR A SMOKE FREE TOMORROW…..CIGARETTE SALES IN KENTUCKY   HAVE DROPPED MORE THAN 10-PERCNT IN
THE FIRST YEAR OF A TAX INCREASE….

ACCORDING  TO THE COALIOTN…..IN THE FIRST 12-MONTHS OF A  50-CENT-PER-PACK STATE TAX……THE NUMBER OF CIGARETTE PACKAGES  SOLD
IN THE COMMOWN DROPPED BY 36-MILLION……WHILE RAISING 140-MILLION DOLLARS…..

KENTUCKY’S  10-POINT-ONE PERCENT DROP WAS ALSO THE BIGGEST IN THE NATION WHICH SAW SALES DECLINE SIX-POINT-ONE PERCENT……



UNITED WAY FUNDING
09/27/19

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY  IS INVITING ALL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS…..WHO WOULD LIKE TO APPLY FOR FUNDING FOR THE 2020-
2021 FUNDING CYCLE…..TO SUBMIT A LETTER OF  INTENT BY OCTOBER 22ND…..

THE IS THE FIRST STEP IN THE ALLPLICATION PROCESS  AND A SUBMISSION LINK CAN BE FOUND AT THE UNITED WAY WEBSITE AT……U-W-S-K-DOT-
ORG…..

ORGANIZATIONS SEEKING FUNDING FOR MULTIPLE PROGRAMS MUST SUBMIT A LETTTER OF INTENT FOR EACH PROGRAM…..



LONG
09/27/19

84 YEAR OLD SARAH EDITH LONG OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON
TOMORROW (SAT) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; LATTIE LONG…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; RICKY AND VICKIE JO ….AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;  
VICKIE AND BRO. MICHAEL  HARPER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…….AND A SISTER; JUANITA BUCHANAN OF BOWLING GREEN…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND
SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
09/27/19

THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM RETURNS HOME  TONIGHT TO PLAY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…… AND BEFORE THE GAME……THERE WILL BE A THREE-
HOUR “COMMUNITY TAILGATING”……

EDMOTON STATE BANK IS ALSO HOSTING A….GAME DAY LIVE EVENT…..FROM FIVE TO SEVEN……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATRIOT FIELD…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOEPEL 12-50…..
WLK….AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…. STARTING AT SIX-45 TONIGHT……


THE PREDATORS WIND UP THE PRESEASON AS THEY’RE IN CAROLINA TO TANGLE WITH THE HURRICANES…….







VOTER REGISTRATION
09/26/19

THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S  OFFICE SAYS MORE THAN ONE-POINT-TWO MILLION KENTUCKIAN  HAVE VISITED…..GO-VOTE-K-Y-DOT-COM….
THE COMMONWEALTH’S FIRST-EVER ON-LINE VOTER REGISTRATION SYSTEM…..WITH MORE THAN  200-THOUSAND UPDATING THEIR
REGISTRATION…..AND 79-THOUSAND-448 REGISTERING FOR THE FIRST TIME…..

YESTERDAY WAS…..NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY…..AND OVER  FIVE-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS UPDATED THEIR REGISTRAION AND
REGISTERED TO VOTE FOR THE FIRST TIME….

THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN THE UPCOMING NOVEMBER ELECTION IS OCTOBER SEVENTH……



UK SUIT
09/26/19

TWO UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY STUDENTS HAVE FILED A FEDERAL CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT ALLEGING THE SCHOOL VIOLATED  “TITLE-NINE”  BY NOT
OFFERING WOMEN MORE VARSITY SPORTS….

THE SUIT ALLEGES KENTUCKY NEEDS TO ADD 183 WOMEN TO ITS PROGRAMS TO COMPLY WITH THE  1972 FEDERAL  LAW REQUIRING SCHOOLS TO
PROVIDE EQUITABLE OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEN AND WOMEN……

THE SCHOOL……IN A STATEMENT….SAID IT “FULLY COMPLIES WITH  “TITLE-NINE”  AND HAS THE BROADEST BASED ATHLETICS PROGRAM IN THE
SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE WITH 22-SPORTS….
IT ADDED THAT STUDENT SURVEYS HAVE SAID CURRENT OFFERING ACCOMMODATE INTERESTS AND ABILITIES OF UNDERGRADUATES…..



CHURCH VANDELIZED
09/26/19

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK OFFICIALS ARE INVESTIGATING  AN AT OF VANDALISM THAT OCCURRED  AT THE HISTORC …..MAMMOTH CAVE BAPTIST
CHURCH…..ON SATURDAY…..

GRAFFITI NOW COVERS PARTS OF THE CHURCH’S EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR….. ALONG WITH ITS WINDOWS AND BENCHES…..

THE CHRUCH WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1827 WITH THE CURRENT BUILDING BEING CONSTRUCTED IN 1927……AND ITS ONE OF ONLY THREE CHURCH
THAT REMAIN FROM THE TIME BEFORE THE PAR WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1941……

PARK OFFICIALS SAY THE PROCESS OF REMOVING GRAFFITI CAN DESTROY THE HISTORIC WOOD…..MAKING THE GRAFFITI’S COMPLETE REMOVAL
NEARLY IMPOSSIGLE…..IT’S ESTIMATED REPAIR WILL COST BETWEEN 10-AND-15-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..



SPORTS
09/26/19

IN THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL…..
THE EAGLES TRAVEL TO GREEN BAY TO TAKE ON THE PACKERS……


IN PRESEASON HOCKEY ACTION…..

THE PREDATORS SHUT OUT CAROLINA THREE TO NOTHING…..







BARREN RIVER STATE PARK
09/24/19

BARREN RIVER STATE PARK IS RECEIVING  TWO-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLARS AS PART OF THE  KENTUCKY STATE PARKS…..RESTORING THE
FINIEST…..INITIATIVE…..

THE FUNDING WILL GO TOWARD EXTERIOR AND ROOFING REPAIRS AT THE PARK LODGE….UPGRADES TO THE CAMPGROUNDS….AND TO VARIOUS
OTHER UTILITY AND SAFETY NEEDS……

SINCE TWENTY-16…..BARREN RIVER STATE PARK HAS RECEIVED  A TOTAL OF FOUR-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS  AS A RESULT OF ADDITION
STATE PARKS FUNDING……



FLU SEASON STARTED
09/24/19

KENTUCKY HEALTH OFFICIALS  ARE REMINDING KENTUCKIANS TO GET THEIR FLU SHOTS…..AS THE FIRST LABORATORY CONFIRMED CASE OF THE  
FLU IN THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS BEEN REPORTED IN LEXINGTON FOR THE TWENTY-19-TWENTY-TWENTY FLU SEASON….

THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION ESTIMATES THAT UP TO 25-PERCENT OF THE POPULATION GETS THE FLU ANNUALLY……

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC  HEALTH RECOMMENDS THAT EVERYONE SIX MONTHS OF  AGE AND OLDR SHOULD BE VACCINATED
AGAINST THE FLU…..AND WHILE  VACCINATON AGAINST THE FLU IS RECOMMENDED FOR EVERYONE….IT’S ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT FOR THOSE AT
HIGH RISK FOR SERIOUS FLU-RELATED COMPLICATIONS OR THOSE WHO LIVE WITH OR CARE FOR PEOPLE AT HIGH RISK……



PEARSON
09/24/19

65 YEAR OLD RICHARD MOSS PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WOLF CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL H OME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; WESLEY AND BRADLEY BOTH OF BOWLING GREEN AND DAKOTA AND MARY OF GLASGOW…..
TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; MELISSA AND  CALVIN CRANDELL AND MANDY PEARSON ALL OF BOWLING REEN…….A SISTER; BRENDA PEDIGO
OF BOWLING GREEN….AND DIANA BLANKENSHIP, DEANA JONES  AND LONNIE BLANKENSHIP ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/24/19

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY…..







KCTCS NURSING
09/23/19

THE KENTUCKY  COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM  BOARD OF REGENTS  HAS APPROVED  A 2020-2022 BIENNIAL BUDGET REQUEST TO
BE CONSIDERED BY THE COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION……

THE REQUEST INCLUDES  A SEVEN-PERCENT  INCREASE TO PERFORMANCE FUNDING IN 2021…..AND A 10-PERCENT INCREASE IN 20-21-22……IT
ALSO INCLUDES A REQUEST TO SUPPORT THE EXPANSION OF NURSING PROGRAMS AT ALL  K-C-T-C-S COLLEGES….

THE DEMAND FOR REGISTERED NURSES IN THE COMMONWEALTH FAR EXCEEDS THE SUPPLY…..LAST YEAR…..KC-T-C-S COLLEGES AWARDED  840
NURSING CREDENTIALS…...FULFILLNG 31-PERCENT OF  KENTUCKY’S TOTAL NEED……

THE FUNDING REQUEST WILL ALLOW  THE  16  K-C-T-C-S  COLLEGES TO HIRE MORE NURSING FACULTY AND PROVIDE YEAR-ROUND COURSE
OFFERINGS AND IS EXPECTED TO GROW THE NUMBER OF NURSING GRADUATES BY ALMOST 25-PERCENT ANNUALLY……



VETERANS BIKE RIDE
09/23/19

A GROUP OF WOUNDED SOLDIERS FROM ARMY POSTS IN KENTUCKY AND GEORGIA ARE BIKING 101 MILES…..BEGINNING AT FORT CAMPBELL…..

“WHERE HOROES RENDEZVOUS”….. WILL BEGIN THIS FRIDAY AND WILL INCLUDE 70 WOUNDED…..ILL…..AND INJURED SOLIDERS  FROM FORT
CAMPBELL…..FORT STEWART…..AND FORT BENNING…..ALONG WITH OTHER VETERNS AND VOLUNTEERS……



POWER BALL TICKET
09/23/19

KENTUCK LOTTERY OFFICIALS SAY A POWERBALL TICKET WOTH ONE-MILLION DOLLARS HAS BEEN SOLD IN OAK GROVE…..THE TICKET MATCHED ALL
FIVE WHITE BALLS….BUT NOT THE POWER BALL…

THE WINNER HAS 180 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THE DRAWING TO CLAIM THEIR PRIZE…...WHICH HAS TO BE DONE AT LOTTERY HEADQUATERS IN
LOUISVILLE……



FARM BUREAU
09/23/19

HERE’S A REMINDER TO ALLEN COUNTY FARM BURESU MEMBERS…..THAT THIS IS THE FINAL DAY FOR YOU TO OBTAIN COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS TO
TOMORROW NIGHT’S ANNUAL MEETING…..
CALL OR STOP  BY THE OFFICE BEFORE THREE THIS AFTERNOON……



SPORTS
09/23/19

THE MIDDLE  SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TEAM PLAYS AT METCALFE  COUNTY…..
AND THE PARTRIIOT JUNIOR VARSITY  FOOTBAL TRAVELS TO WESTMORELAND……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT
09/20/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……THE COMMONWEALTH’S  AUGUST UNEMPLOYEMNT RATE WAS  FOUR-POINT-FOUR
PERCENT…..WHICH WAS UP SLIGHTLY  FROM JULY’S  FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT….AND THE AUGUST  20-19 JOBLESS RATE  WAS UNCHANGED  
FROM THE FOOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT RECORDED IN AUGUST OF LAST YEAR……

LOSSES IN DURABLE GOODS MANUFACTURING AND PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS SERVICES CONTRIBUTED TO LOWER  NONFARM PAYROLL
EMPLOYMENT IN AUGUST…..

THE  “U-S”  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINED UNCHANGED AT THREE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT FROM JULY TO AUGUST…..



FLIGHT LOGS RELEASED
09/20/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS  RELEASED THE FLIGHT LOGS FOR HIS OFFICIAL TRIPS USING A  STATE-OWNED PLANE……

THE LOG DETAILS THE PURPOSE OF EACH FLIGHT AND SHOWS A RANGE OF OFFICIAL ACTIVITIES REQUIRING AIR TRAVEL…..IT ALSO SHOWS THE
PASSENGERS ON EACH FLIGHT…..

THE FLIGHT LOGS HAVE HISTORICALLY BEEN AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC…. HOWEVER…..OFFICIALS HAVE NOT BEEN REQUIRED  BY LAW TO RELEASE
THE REASON FOR OFFICIAL TRIPS…..AND SUCH INFORMATION  IS  EXEMPT FROM KENTUCKY’S OPEN RECORDS LAW…….



FATAL-HART
09/320/19

AN A-T-V ACCIDENT IN HART COUTY YESTERDAY AFTERNOON CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED  ON 31-E…..IN THE CANMER COMMUNITY….WHERE 77 YEAR OLD  LARRY ROGERS  LOST CONTROL  OF
HIS A-T-V AND IT LEFT THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK A TREE…..

ROGERS WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT CAVERNA WHERE HE LATER DIED……



STUDENT CHARGED
09/20/19

STATE POLICE SAY A STUDENT IN WASHINGTON COUNTY  IS FACING  CHARGES AFTER AUTHORITIES FOUND A HANDGUN IN THEIR BACK PACK ON THE
SCHOOL BUS…..

STUDENTS ON THE BUS SAW THE GUN AND IMMEDIATELY TOLD THE DRIVER….AND SCHOOL STAFF WERE ABLE TO INTERDEDE BEFORE THE
STUDENT ENTERED THE BUILDING……

THE STUDENT HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON ON SCHOOL PROPERTY……



SPORTS
09/20/19

THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM IS BACK ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL…. KICK-OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE
HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…. WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-45 TONIGHT…….


IN PRESEASON HOCKEY…..
THE PREDATORS ARE IN TAMPA BAY TO TANGLE WITH THE LIGHTNING….







MURDER ARRESTS
09/19/19

THREE INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN CHARGED   IN  CONNECTION WITH THE MURDER OF AN ALLEN COUNTY MAN IN MAY OF THIS YEAR….. 47 YEAR OLD
JUSTIN WIX  DIED AT HIS RESIDENCE ON STINSON LANE FROM MULTIPLE GUNSHOT WOUNDS…..

YESTERDAY…..DETECTIVES FROM THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE  OBTAINED ARREST WARRANTS FOR   20 YEAR OLD  SEVONTE
SUMPTER-BAY OF BROWNSBURG-INDIANA AND 21 YEAR OLD DEREK LUCAS OF JANESTOWN-INDIANA…..

SUMPTER-BAY…..LUCAS….AND A  MALE JUVENILE  WERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY CHARGED WITH  MURDER AND ROBBERY……ALL THREE ARE
AWAITING EXTRADITION TO KENTUCKY……



GENERAL ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE
09/19/19

THE SCHEDULE FOR THE 20-20 GENERAL ASSMLYS EIO HAS BEEN APPROVED BY LEGISLLEADE…..

THE SESSION WILL CONVENE  JANUARY SEVENTH AND ADJOURN APRIL 15TH……IT’S EXPECTED LAST   60-LEGISLATIVE  DAYS……WHICH IS THE
MAXIMUM ALLOWED BY THE KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS……

LAWMAKERS WILL NOT CONVENE ON JANUARY 20TH IN OBSERVANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING-JUNIOR DAY……OR ON FEBRUARY  17TH IN
OBSERVANCE OF PRESIDENT’S DAY……

MARCH SECOND WILL BE THE FINAL DAY THAT HOUSE BILLS CAN BE INTRODUCED….AND MARCH THIRD WILL BE THE FINAL DAY FOR THE
INTRODUCTION OF SENATE BILLS…..

THE VETRO RECESS WILL RUN FROM APRIL THIRD THRU 13TH…….AND LAWMAKERS WILL RETURN TO THE CAPITAL ON APRIL 14TH AND 15TH FOR
THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE SESSION……



COMPUTER SEIZED
09/19/19

ATTORNEYS FOR SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES SAY STATE POLICE HAS SEIZED A COMPUTER FROM HER OFFICE IN AN
INVESTIGAION OF HOW SHE AND HER AIDES USED VOTER DATA…..

ACCORDING T THE HERALD-LEADER……A MOTION FILED IN FRANKLIN CIRCUIT SAYS THE COMPUTER IS THAT  OF THE PERSON WHO MAINTAINED THE
VOTER REGISTRATION SYSTEM……

THE MOTION WAS FILED AS PART OF GRIMES’ LEGAL CHALLENGE TO A NEW STATE LAW STRIPPING SOME OF HER POWERS…..



REAL I-D
09/19/19

THE ON-AGAIN…..OFF-AGAIN ROLLOUT OF KENTUCKY’S NEW DRIVER’S LICENSE….. TO MEET FEDERAL STANDARDS  OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’
S “REAL I-D” PROGRAM IS OFF AGAIN….

THE COMMONWEALTH STARTED A  PILOT PROGRAM IN FRANKLIN AND WOODFORD COUNTIES TO DISTRIBUT THE ENHANCED-SECURITY TRAVEL ID’
s…..WHICH IDENTIFIED STAFFING AND WORKLOAD INCREASES IN CIRCUIT CLERK OFFICES THAT ARE NOT SUSTAINABLE BOTH IN THE SHORT AND
LONG TERM…..

THE PLAN NOW  IS TO HAVE CIRCUIT CLERK’S  OFFICES CONTINUE TO ISSUE TRADITIONAL DRIVER’S LICENSES…..AND THE TRANSPORTATION
CABINET WILL WORK WITH STATE LAWMAKERS TO CONSIDER HAVING A NETWORK OF REGIONAL OFFICES ISSUE THE TRAVEL  IDs…….



SPORTS
09/19/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN…..

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY…..

AND THE PATROT FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY WARREN EAST……


IN THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL…..
THE TITANS ARE ON THE ROAD TO JACKSONVILLE TO TAKE ON THE JAGUARS…..







APPLE CONTRACT
09/18/19

APPLE HAS AWARD  A HARRODSBURG PLANT 250-MILLION DOLLARS TO  SUPPORT CORNING’S  CONTINUED WORK TO DEVELOP GLASS FOR I-
PHONES AND OTHER DEVISES….

CORNING’S HARRODSBURG PLANT…..WHICH  IS ITS LONGEST-RUNNING  “U-S”  BASED MANUFACTURING FACILITY……HAS BEEN IN HARRODSBURG  
OVER 65-YEARS AND EMPLOYS   400-PEOPLE AT ITS TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS…..



ALLEN MAN SENTENCED
09/18/19

AN ALLEN COUNTY MAN…..CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER…. WAS IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT  FOR SENTENCING YESTERDAY IN THE SHOOTING
DEATH OF HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW IN TWENTY-16…..

JUDGE JANET CROCKER SENTENED KALOB CARTER TO 60-DAYS IN JAIL AND FIVE YEARS PROBATION….
CARTER SAID HE WENT TO HIS SISTERS HOME….WHEN AN ALTERCATION BROKE OUT BETWEEN HER AND HER HUSBAND……AND HE  WAS TRYING
TO PROTECT HIS SISTER WHEN HE SHOT  ERNEST MATT DAVIS…..



SPORTS
09/18/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL CO-ED SOCCER TEAM PLAYS IN THE SCOTTIE CLASSIC……







SCHOOL BOARD
09/17/19

AT LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING…..THE BOARD APPROVED MOVING AHEAD TO PARTNER WITH THE BOYS AND GIRLS
CLUB OF FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TO ESTABLISH  A  BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB IN SCOTTSVILLE…..

THE BOARD APPROVED THE TWENTY-19-20 WORKING BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF 38-POINT THREE MILLION DOLLARS….
AND APPROVED AN AGREEMENT  WITH MID-WEST AMERICA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION FOR A…..“PATRIOT” DEBIT CARD FOR THEIR CUSTOMERS…..THAT
WOIULD SEE FOUR-CENTS GOING TO THE DISTRICT WITH EACH SWIPE OF THE CARD……THE AGREEMENT ALSO GUARENTEES THE DISTRICT  12-
THOUSAND DOLLARS OVER THE NEXT  FIVE YEARS…….



INACTIVE VOTERS
09/17/19

THE KENTUCKY DEMOCRATIC PARTY CLAIMS MORE THAN 150-THOUSAND REGISTRED VOTERS…..REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS….. WERE
IMPROPERLY PLACED ON AN  “INACTIVE LIST”  THAT COULD JEOPARDIZE THEIR RIGHT TO VOTE IN NOVEMBER…..

IN A LETTER TO THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS….DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN BEN SELF DEMANDED THE BOARD IMMEDIATLEY REACTIVE THOSE
REGISTRATIONS….. SAYING  THE BOARD DEACTIVAED THE REGISTRATIONS BEHIND CLOSED DOORS AND WITH NO PUBLIC INPUT…..



SIMMONS
09/17/19

77 YEAR OLD SAMUEL LEROY SIMMONS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GILBERT FUNERAL HOME IN FRANKLIN WITH BURIAL IN GREENLAWN CEMETERY WITH MILITARY
HONORS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  WILMA SIMMONS…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-N-LAW BETTY AND EWING HOPKINS OF GLASGOW…..AND SIX BROTHERS
AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; ROBERT OF TEXAS, KENNETH AND ROSE, DELMER, DANNY AND NANCY, DAVID AND TONY AND DEBORAH ALL OF GLASGOW……



SPORTS
09/17/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST…..
THE SOFTBALL TEAM GOES  TO BARREN COUNTY…..
THE SOCCER  EAM TRAVELS TO LOGAN COUNTY…..

AND THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS   ARE  ON THE ROAD TO MONREO COUNTY….


THE PREDATORS SWEPT THEIR PRESEASON  DOUBELHEADER  AGAINST FLORIDA SIX TO THREE AND ONE TO NOTHING…..







UK ENROLLMENT
09/16/19

THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY IS REPORTING A RECORD NUMBER OF FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS ENROLLED FOR THE FALL SEMESTER…..

THIS YEAR’S FRESHMAN  CLASS TOTALS   FIVE-THOUSAND-396…..WHICH IS 319 MORE THAN LAST YEAR…..

THE NUMBER OF KENTUCKY RESIDENTS INCREASED TO  34-HUNDRED-22….UP FROM 32-HUNDRED-59 LAST YEAR…..WHICH IS THE LARGEST
NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS IN THE FIRST-YEAR CLASS SINCE   TWO-THOUSAND-ONE….

AND ONE-THOUSAND-55 TRANSFER STUDENTS ARE ENROLLED FOR THE FALL SEMESTER……WHICH  IS THE HIGHEST IN FIVE YEARS……



WARREN COUNTY BRIDGE CLOSURE
09/16/19

A SECTION OF KENTUCKY  26-23…..HAMMETT HILL ROAD IN WARREN COUNTY…..WILL CLOSE TODAY  AT THE BRIDGE OVER SALT LICK CREEK……SO
THE  BRIDGE CAN BE REPLACED….

THE CLOSURE IS EXPECTED TO LAST   42-DAYS WITH A SIGNED DETOUR USING MORGANTOWN ROAD AND JACKSON BRIDGE ROAD…..

THE BRIDGE REPLACEMENT IS PART OF A FIVE BRIDGE CONTRACT…..FOR ONE-POINT-NINE MILLION DOLLARS…..FOR BRIDGES  IN ALLEN…..
TODD……AND WARREN COUNTIES……



DOLLAR GENERAL EXPANSION
09/16/19

DOLLAR GENERAL IS EXPANDING ITS SERVICE AREA TO 46- STATES FROM THE CURRENT 44 …..AS  THE FIRST DOLLAR GENERAL STORES   IN
WASHINGTON AND WYOMING ARE UNCER CONSTRUCTION….

THE TWO STORES IN  WASHINGTON  AND ONE IN  WYOMING ARE SCHEDULED TO HAVE THEIR GRAND OPENINGS   IN EARLY FISCAHL  YEAR 20-20…..

CURRENTLY DOLLAR GENERAL HAS  16-THOUSAND RETAIL LOCATIONS AND APPROXIMATELY  140-THOUSAND EMPLOYEES……..



SPORTS
09/16/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER TEAM PLAYS AT RUSSELLVILLE…..

THE LADY PATRIOT   GOLD TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY WARREN EAST…..
THE VOLLEYBALL TEAM HOSTS  FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..


AND  THE PATRIOT  J-V  FOOTBALL GAME HAS BEEN CANCELED……


THE PREDATORS OPEN THE PRESEASON TODAY AT BRIDGESTONE AREA AS THE TAKE ON THE FLORDIA PANTHERS….







PATRIOT BAND
09/13/19

THE PATROT MARCHING BAND AND GUARD WILL HOST THE…..ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE PATRIOT MARICN INVITIOAN……TOMORROW AT PARIOT
STADUEM……

NINE BANDS WILL BE IN COPERT STARING AT FIVE……THE PATRIOTS WON’T BE IN COMPETITION……BUT WILL PRESENT THEIR SHOW AT SEVEN-45….
AND AWARDS ARE SCHEDULED FOR EIGHT……



MAIL SCAMS
09/13/19

A RASH OF MAIL SCAMS…..TARGETING SENIOR CITIZENS AND LEADING TO THE LOSS OF 85-THOUSAND DOLLARS….HAS PROMPTED THE KENTUCKY
ATTORNEY GENERAL’S  OFFICE TO ISSUE A SCAM ALERT….

SENIORS IN BOONE…..FRANKLIN….AND GREENUP COUNTIES SENT 85-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN CASH….TO SCAMMERS POSING AS A COMPUTER
REPAIR TECHNICIAN…. A FAMILY MEMBER IN JAIL….AND A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL AWARDING GRANTS…..
THE MONEY WAS SENT USING  FEDEX…..UPS….AND THE POSTAL SERVICE….

TWO  OTHER POTENTIAL VICTIMS IN  HARLAN AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES REPORTED A SCAMMER CLAIMING TO BE A FAMILY MEMBER NEEDING HELP
AFTER A CAR WRECK…..BUT THEY LOST   NO MONEY……



INDIANA TECH
09/13/19

INDIANA TECH IS EXPANDING  ITS  PRESENCE IN THE COMMONWALTH  BY OPENING A CAMPUS IN BOWLING GREEN….THEY CURRENLTY HAVE A
LOCATION IN LOUISVILLE…...

THE SCHOOL HOPES TO BE OPEN IN BOWLING  GREEN BY NOVEMBER  FIRST WITH CLASSES STARTING IN JANUARY……THEY WILL BE LOCATED IN A
FOUR-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT SPACE AT  STADIUM PARK PLAZA….

INDIANA STATE OFFERS ASSOCIATE TO GRADUATE LEVEL DEGREES BOTH ONLINE AND IN THE CLASSROOM……AND THE IN-PERSON CLASSES WILL
BE TAUGHT IN THE EVENING TO ACCOMMODATE  WORKING  ADULTS……



GRIMES CONVICTED
09/13/19

A FEDERAL JURY HAS CONVICTED THE FATHER OF KENTUCKY’S SECRETARY  OF STATE OF FUNNELING ILLEGAL CORPORATE CONRIBUTIONS TO HIS
DAUGHTERS FAILED  20-14 CHALLENGE OF SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL…..

JERRY LUNDERGAN  WAS FOUND GUILTY ON 10-COUNTS AND CO-DEFENDANT DALE EMMONS WAS CONVICTED ON SIX COUNTS……

SENTENCING IS SET FOR JANUARY 22ND…..AS  BOTH MEN FACE POTENTIALLY LENGTHY PRISON SENTENCES…..



BYRN
09/13/19

50 YEAR OLD CHRIS BYRN OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE
SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER 10 THIS MORNING (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND  EXPRESSION OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LESLIE BYRN…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS; BROOKE AND KHOLE ALL OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..AND TWO BROTHERS; DWIGHT
OF SCOTTSVILLE AND RANDY OF GLASGOW……





SPORTS
09/13/19

THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM OPENS THE HOME PORTION OF THE SEASON TONIGHT AS THE GLASGOW SCOTTIES  COME TO PATRIOT  FIELD…..
TONIGHT’S GAME IS THE “HALL OF FAME” GAME WHEN THE TWENTY-19  CLASS….. CONSISTING  OF SHELBY HARPER, EMMA NAPIER, DERRICK
HARWOOD, JEFF RIPPY AND GARRETT STONE WILL BE INDUCTED   AT HALF-TIME…..

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT SIX-45 TONIGHT……







E-CIGARETTES
09/11/19

FEDERAL…..STATE…..AND LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE INVESTIGATING AN OUTBREAK OF SEVER PULMONARY DISEASE ASSOCIATED  WITH  E-
CIGARETTE  PRODUCTS……

ACCORDING TO THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION…..AS OF SEPTEMBER SIXTH……THERE HAVE BEEN 450 CASES
ASSOCIATED WITH                     E-CIGARETTE USE IN  33 STATES……INCLUDING KENTUCKY…..AS-WELL-AS  FIVE DEATHS…..

THE C-D-C  SAYS THEY’RE WORKING WITH STATES TO CREAE A CASE DEFINITION TO CLASSFY CASES IN A CONSISTENT WAY……



REMAINS
09/11/19

THE REMAINS OF A KENTUCKY SOLIDER WHO  DIED IN GERMANY DURING WORLD WAR TWO  HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AND WILL BE RETURNED
HOME….

P-F-C JACOB GIVENS….A NATIVE OF MOUNT STERLING….WAS 30 WHEN HE DIED FIGHTING IN GERMANY IN OCTOBER 1944…….



DODSON
09/10/19

SIX YEAR OLD TY MATTHEW MICHAEL DODSONN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY IN HERMITGE-TENNESSEE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNEAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…. VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW AT THE
FUNERAL HOME AND AFTER SEVEN THURSDAY MORNING……

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS; JENNIFER AND DANNY SMALLING…..FOUR SISTERS; JADEN CARTER, LAYLA CARTER, ADILYNN SMALLING AND CIERA
SMALLING ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……MATERNAL GRANPARENTS; MIKE AND BELINDA SHEA OF TENNESSEE…..PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS; TEDDY AND
TERESA DODSON….AND .PATERNAL GREAT-GRANDMOTHER; BETTY HALE  ALL OF TOMPKINSVILLE……AND MATERNAL GREAT-GRANDPARENTS;
LEONARD AND ELIZABETH MANGRUM OF TENNESSEE AND BRO.  DANNY AND BRENDA SMALLING OF SCOTTSVILLE……THREE UNCLES AND TWO
AUNTS ALSO SURVIVE……



SHEA
09/10/19

61 YEAR OLD LEIGH RENEE SHEA OF HERMITGE-TENNESSEE DIED SATURDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..VISITATION WILL BE FROM 11 TO EIGHT  
TOMORROW (WED)  AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND THERE WILL BE NO FUNERAL SERVICE…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JASON AND LYZA PEACHER OF INDIANA…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JENNIFER AND DANNY
SMALLING OF SCOTTSVILLE…..HER PARENTS; LEONARD AND MARY MANGRUM…..AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; LEONARD AND TONYA
MANGRUM AND JAMES AND THERESA MANGRUM ALL OF TENNESSEE……SIX  GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
09/10/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM CLAIMED THE 15TH DISTRICT GOLF TITLE YESTERDAY…AS THEY CARDED A COMBINED  SCORE  OF ONE-49 TO EDGE
MONROE COUNTY BY FOUR STROKES IN THE NINE HOLE TOURNAMENT…..

IN INDIVIDUAL PLAY……AC/S SENIOR AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY  COMMIT  OWEN STAMPER  CARD A TWO UNDER PAR  ROUND OF  
33 TO TAKE FIRST PLACE……


THE MIDDLE SCHOOL  SOCCER TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..
AND THE SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS MONROE COUNTY…..

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  GOLF TEAMS GO TO THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL  TEAM TRAVELS TO GLASGOW……







HOME SALES
09/06/19

HOME SALES IN THE COMMONELTH WERE UP SEVEN-PERCENT  IN JULY….WHICH WAS A RECORD…AS 54-HUNDRED-71 HOMES WERE SOLD LAST
MONTH….AND FOR THE YEAR…..SALES FIGURES ARE ALSO HIGHER….AS THEY’RE UP TWO-PERCENT…..

THE MEDICAN HOME PRICE IN KENTUCY IN JULY WAS UP EIGHT-POINT FIVE PERCENT OVE LAST JULY…..AT 145-THOUSAND-325 DOLALRS……..

THE INVENTORY NUMBER FOR THE COMMONWEALTH   IS UDNER FOUR-MONTHS…. FOR THE FIFTH COSECUTIVE MONTH…..AND DAYS ON THE
MARKET  IS 97-DAYS……



NURSES TO NC
09/06/19

A TEAM OF NURSES FROM THE COMMONWEALTH  IS HEADING TO NORTH CAROLINA TO HELP VICTIMS OF HURRICANE DORIAN…..

THE TEAM…..MADE UP OF REGISTERED NURSES AND ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF….. WILL WORK IN LOCAL SHELTERS IN HURRICANE AFFECTED AREAS…..

THE TEAM IS EXPECTED TO BE IN NORTH CAOLINA ABOUT TWO WEEKS……



NEW UK MED CENTER
09/06/19

THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE……ALONG WITH ST. ELIZABETH HEALTH CARE AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..
HAVE OFFICIALLY OPENED   U-K’s  NORTHERN KENTUCKY CAMPUS…..AND WELCOMED THE 35-MEMBERS  OF THE INAUGURLA CLASS….

THIS IS THE U-K COLLEGE OF MEDICINE’S  FOUR-YEAR REGIONAL CAMPUS…..THE FIRST OPENED AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN   
LAST YEAR…….



HOSPITALS SUE
09/06/19

A GROUP OF KENTUCKY HOSPTIAS IS SUING DOZENS OF OPIOID MAKERS AND DISTRIBUTORS…..SAYING THE COMPANIES MISREPRESENTED  THE
BENEFITS AND DANGERS  OF THE PAINKILLER….

THE CIVIL SUIT…..FILED IN WARREN  CIRCUIT COURT…..INCLUDES HOSPITAL IN BOWLING GREEN…..PIKEVILLE…..MADISONVILLE….AND SEVERAL
COUNTY HOSPITALS…..

ABOUT 300-HOSPITALS AROUND THE COUNTRY HAVE FILED SIMILAR SUITS……



SPORTS
09/06/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM  PLAYS AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..


THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM IS BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY  TRAVEL TO GREENWOOD……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK….AND 99-
POINT-THREE….. WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-45 TONIGHT……







JUDGE WON’T STEP DOWN
09/05/19

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD HAS DENIED A MOTION ASKING  THAT HE DISQUALITY HIMSELF FROM A  HEARING A LAWSUIT STEMMING
FROM PROTESTS THAT SHUT DOWN SOME SCHOOLS…..

GOVENOR MATT BEVIN’S LEGAL TEAM SAID SHEPHERD  SHOULD STEP ASIDE BECAUSE   HE……LIKED…..A FACEBOOK POST PRAISING   VOLUNTEERS
WORKING FOR  ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IN HIS CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR….

BESHEAR  FILED THE SUIT…..CHALLENGING THE LABOR CABINET’S AUTHORITY TO INVESTIGATE PROTESTING TEACHERS…….



BESHEAR PAY RAISSE
09/05/19

DEMOCRATIC GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE ANDY BESHEAR SAID YESTERDAY THAT IF ELECTED…..HIS ADMINISTRATION WOULD GIVE TEACHERS A
TWO-THOUSAND DOLLAR SALARY INCREASE……AND WOULD CREATE  A PAY SYSTEM TO MAKE SURE NO STARTING TEACHER SALARY IS BELOW   40-
THOUSAND DOLLARS  BY  20-22……


DURING THE CAMPAIGN…..BESHEAR HAS TRIED TO CAPITALIZE ON GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S FUED WITH EDUCATION GROUPS…….



OPIOID FUNDING
09/05/19

SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT THE COMMONWEALTH WILL RECEVIVE JUST OVER 32-MILLION DOLLARS…..FROM THE  
U-S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES…..AS PART OF THE STATE OPIOID RESPONSE GRANTS PROGRAM……

SINCE 1990…..DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS HAD CLIMBED…..BUT LAST YEAR SAW THE FIRST DROP….WHICH WAS FIVE PERCENT NATIONWIDE AND 15-
PERCENT IN KENTUCKY…….



COMER
09/05/19

FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN JAMES COMER WILL BE HOLDING A TOWN HALL MEETING THIS AFTERNOON……AT TWO….IN THE FISCAL COURT
MEETING ROOM IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING……



SPORTS
09/06/19


THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO RUSSELLVILLE….
THE BOY’S SOCCER TEAM ALSO GOES TO RUSSELLVILLE…..
AND THE SOFTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS GLASGOW…..

THE CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS RUNS AT BARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..
THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM  IS AT HOME TO PLAY GREENWOOD…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL TEAM HOSTS BARREN COUNTY…….
AND THE J-V SOCCER TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW TO  TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY…..







SCHOOL SECURITY MARSHALL
09/04/19

SENATE BILL ONE…..PASSED BY THE TWENTY-19 GENERAL ASSEMBLY….DEALS WITH SCHOOL SAFETY….ONE PORTION OF THE BILL REQUIRES THE
HIRING OF A “SCHOOL SECURITY MARSHALL”….AND BEN WILCOX HAS BEEN HIRED TO FILL THAT POSITION…..

WILCOX BECAM A RESOURCE OFFICER   IN 1999 AFTER THE COLUMBINE SHOOTING…..AND LATER TRAINED OFFICERS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF
CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING…..

PART OF HIS POSITION WILL BE TO HIRE “COMPLIANCE OFFICERS”…..WHO WILL CHECK IN ON SCHOOLS AND MAKE SURE THEY’RE LOCKING
DOORS…..BUZZING PEOPLE IN…..AND CHECKING  FOR  IDs  BEFORE LETTING ANYONE CHECK OUT A STUDENT…….



ADAIR MAN SENTENCED
09/04/19
06:05AM

AN ADAIR COUNTY MAN WILL BE SPENDING MORE THAN 23- YEARS BEHIND BARS AFTER PLEADING  GUILTY  TO THE RAPE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT  OF A
CHILD…..

STATE POLICE SAY 36 YEAR OLD JOSHUA GAYDE OF COLUMBIA  ENTER THE GUILTY PLEA TO NINE CHARGES INVOLVING SEX CRIMES AGAINST A CHILD
UNDER THE AGE OF  12…….

GAYDE WILL BE REQUIRED TO REGISTER AS A LIFETIME SEX OFFENDER….ON THE KENTUCKY STATE SEX  REGISTRY…..AFTER HIS RELEASE…….



FUGITIVE
09/04/19

A MAN WANTED IN TENNESSEE  WAS LODGED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER AFTER HE ATTEMPTED TO FIGHT A  K-NINE…..NAKED…..

35 YEAR OLD WILLIAM CREASY OF WESTMROELAND….WHO DIDN’T HAVE ANY CLOTHES ON….WAS LOCATED IN A FIELD ON CALVERT ROAD….

HE FLED THE SCENE…..BUT WAS LATE LOCATED BY A CREEK WHEN THE K-NINE WAS RELEASED…..CASEY  STRUCK THE DOG MULTIPLE TIMES WITH
A CLOSED FIST…..AND OFFICER THEN USED A TASER…..

CASEY IS CHARGED WITH A NUMBER OFFENSES INCLUDING INDECENT EXPOSURE….. RESISTING ARREST…..AND CRIMINAL MISCHIEF…..



SPORTS
09/04/19


A  MEMBER OF THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM HAS  WILL BE PLAYING COLLEGE GOLF….. AS SENIOR OWEN STAMPER HAS  COMMITTED  TO PLAY
COLLEGIATE GOLF AT  MIDDLE TENNESSE STATE  UNIVERSITY IN   MUFREESBORO……



THE HOT RODS OPEN POST-SEASON PLAY AS THEY ARE IN SOUTH BEND TO TAKE ON THE CUBS…..
THE SERIES WILL RETURN TO BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK TOMMORROW FOR GAME TWO…..
AND IF NEEDED…..THE THIRD GAME WILL BE FRIDAY AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK……







HEMP INSURANCE
09/03/19

THE  U-S  DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE HAS ANNOUNCED THAT CERTAIN HEMP GROWERS MAY OBTAIN INSURNCE COVERAGE UNDER THE….
WHOLE-FARM REVENUE PROTECTION PROGRAM…..IN 20-20…..

THE COVERAGE IS FOR HEMP GROWN FOR FIBER…...FLOWERS…..OR SEEDS…..AND WILL BE AVAILABLE TO PRODUCERS WHO ARE IN AREAS
COVERED BY  U-S-D-A APPROVED HEMP PLANS…..OR WHO ARE PART OF APPROVED SATE OR UNIVERSITY PILOT PROGRAMS……

WHOLE FARM REVENUS PROTECTIOS ALLOWS COVERAGE OF ALL REVENUE FOR COMMODITIES PRODUECED ON A FARM…..UP TO A TOTAL INSURED
REVENUE OF EIGHT-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS…..AND IS POPULAR FOR SPECIALITY CROPS….. ORGANIC COMMODITIES…..AND NON-TRADITIONAL
CROPS……



AG TAG
08/29/19

VOLUNTARY DONATIONS BY KENTUCKY FARMERS…..WHO PURCHASED FARM VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES ALSO KNOWN AS “AG TAGS”…..FINISHED THE
TWENTY-19 FISCAL YEAR WITH THE SECOND HIGHEST AMOUNT IN HISTORY……

THE 613-THOUSAND-246 DOLLARS  TO THE…..“AG TAG” PROGRAM  IN THE TWENTY-19 FISCAL YEAR THAT ENDED JUNE 30TH…..WAS SURPASSED
ONLY BY THE 629-THOUSAND-865 DOLLARS DONATED IN FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-18…….

THE VOLUNTARY DONATONS ARE DIVIDED EQUALLY AMONG KENTUCKY  FOUR-H ….. KENTUCKY  F-F-A….AND THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF
AGRICULTURE MEANING EACH WILL RECEIVE JUST OVER 200-THOUSAND DOLLARS……

KENTUCKY DRIVERS WHO BUY OR RENEW FARM VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES MAY MAKE A VOLUNTARY DONATIONS  OF TO  10-DOLLARS TO THE “AG-
TAG” FUND…… WITH HALF OF THE FOUR-H AND  F-F-A  FUNDS GOING BACK TO THE COUTY WHERE THE TAG WAS PURCHASED……



ARREST
08/29/19

AN INVESTIGATION BY THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESULTS IN THE ARREST OF 65 YEAR OLD BILLY RAY GOODE OF GLASGOW…..
GOODE IS CHARGED WITH RAPE OF A VICTIM UNDER 12-YEARS OF AGE, SODOMY AND SEXUAL ABUSE…….



JUDGE
08/29/19

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION  HAS ASKED THAT A FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE BE REMOVED  FROM A LAWSUIT THAT CHALLENGES THE USE OF
KENTUCKY LABOR LAW TO OBTAIN THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO PARTICIPATED IN “SICKOUT” TO PROTEST AT THE CAPITAL…..

THE MOTION ASKS THAT  JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD BE REMOVED  FROM THE CASE BECAUSE HE “LIKED” A FACEBOOK POST SUPPORTIVE OF
DEMOCRAT ANDY BESHEAR’S  CAMAIGN  FOR GOVERNOR…..



SPORTS
08/29/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO PLAY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

THE CROSS COUNTY TEAM RUNS IN THE BARREN COUNTY ALL-COMERS MEET….
THE  LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM GOES TO WARREN EAST…..
THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM FRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN….
THE J-V SOCCER TEAM GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……
AND THE PATRIOT  GOLF TEAM HOSTS BARREN COUNTY……







SCHOOL THREATS
08/27/19

THE  F-B-I  SAYS IT IS AWARE OF THREATS THAT HAVE BEEN MADE ON-LINE….. AGAINST SCHOOLS  IN KENTUCKY AND ARKANSAS…..BUT IT SAYS
THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THE THREATS ARE CREDIBLE……

ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS HAVE NOT BEEN  SPECIFICALLY NAMED IN THE THREAT……
THE DISTRICT HAS SECURITY PRACTICES AND PROTOCOLS IN PLACE THAT ARE PRACTICED EVERY DAY TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF  STUDENTS….
STAFF …AND VISITORS……

THERE   IS A  SCHOOL RESOOURCE OFFICER IN EACH SCHOOL BUILDING….. HOWEVER…..AS AN EXTRA PRECAUTION…..THE DISTRICT PLANS TO
HAVE AN INCREASED LAW ENFORCEMENT PRESENCE ON THE CAMPUS  THROUGHOUT THE DAY TOMORROW……



BOIL WATER
08/27/19

YESTERDAY…….THE ALLEN COUNTY  WATER DISTRICT ISSUED A COUNTY WIDE  “BOIL WATER:  ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER
NOTICE…..DUE TO A MAINLINE GOING DOWN…..

THE SCOTTSVILLE CITY WATER DEPARTMENT HAS NOW ISSUED A “BOIL WATER” ADVISORY…..WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL FUTHER NOTICE…..FOR CITY
CUSTOMERS FROM THE   TWO-THOUSAND BLOCK OF   HOLLAND  ROAD TO OAK FORREST…… INCLUDING CITY WATER CUSTOMERS ON PITCHFORD
RIDGE ROAD AND  OAK FORREST LANE…..
THE  “BOIL WATER”  ADVISORY ALSO INCLUDES CITY CUSTOMERS ON MT. UNION ROAD



SPORTS
08/27/19

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY….
AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS SOUTH WARREN…..

THE J-V SOCCER TEAM TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY  AT THE GLASGOW  SOCCER COMPLEX…..
THE LADY PATRIOTS VOLLEYBALL TEAM  ENTERTAINS  MONROE COUNTY…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY BOWLING GREEN……







ROAD PROJECTS
08/26/19

A NUMBER OF ROAD PROJECTS WILL CONTINUE IN SCOTTSVILLE AND ALLEN COUNTY THIS WEEK….

CREWS WILL CONTINUE WORKING ON UTILITY RELOCATIONS FOR A BRIDGE REPLACEMENT  AT THE INTER-SECTION   OF OLD GALLATIN ROAD AND
OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD…..TRAFFIC WILL BE DOWN TO ONE LANE AND MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT DELAYS…..
THEN STARTING MONDAY…..SEPTEMBER NINTH……THE BRIDGE WILL BE CLOSED AS CREWS BEGIN DEMOLITON FOR INSTALLATION OF A NEW
BRIDGE……

ON KENTUCKY NINE- 80……FROM 31-E TO KENTUCKY  100……CREWS WILL BE PUTTING THE FINAL TOUCHES ON THE RESURFACING PROJECT……

ON OLD GLASGOW ROAD…...WORK WILL CONTINUE TO REPLACE THE BRIDGE OVER BAYS FORK…..

AND ON OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD…..FROM THE TENNESSEE LINE TO THE BRIDGE OVER ROUGH CREEK……CRES WILL BEGIN WORK ON A
RESURFACING PROJECT……



SPORTS
08/26/19


THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM GOES TO WARREN EAST…..

AND THE J-V SOCCER TEAM PLAYS AT RUSSELLVILLE….







BLANKENSHIP
08/22/19

82 YEAR OLD MARIE BLANKENSHIP OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL  HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO NORTON’S
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; JENNER LEE BLANKENSHIP……FIVE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; TERRY AND RHONDA AND JIMMY AND
TERRY ALL OF ADOLPHUS AND MICHAEL AND LINDA, BARRY  AND LEE ANN  AND CHRIS AND RUTHANE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND A DAUGHTER
AND SON-IN-LAW; BEVERLY AND ALAN CALVERT OF ADOLPHUS…….12 GRANDCHILDREN AND 17 GREAT-GRANDCHILDRENN ALSO SURVIVE……



TEACHER SCAM
08/22/19

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE IS WARNING TEACHERS AND SCHOOL SYSTEMS ABOUT A PHONE SCAM THAT HAS BEEN REPORTED IN
FRANKLIN….. JEFFERSON…..AND WHITLEY COUNTIES…..

REPORTEDLY…..SOMEONE IDENTIFYING HIMSELF  AS…..DEPUTY HART….IS CALLING SCHOOLS ASKING TO SPEAK WITH A SPECIFIC TEACHER  WHO
ALLEGEDLY  HAS AN OUTSTNDINGWARRANT OR MISSED   JURY DUTY……

SCHOOL OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN THREATENED WITH……OBSTRUCTION CHARGES…..IF THE SHAMMER IS NOT GIVEN INFORMATION OR ALLOWED  TO
SPEAK WITH THE TEACHER…..AND ONCE ON THE PHONE WITH THE VICTIM…..THE SCAMMER REQUESTS   PAYMENT  VIA  GIFT CARDS TO RESOLVE
THE LEGAL MATTER AND AVOID ARREST…..

ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATORS…...THE SCAM CALL  IS….“SPOOFED”….MAKING IT APPEAR TO BE FROM A LOCAL AREA CODE….
ONE VICTIM DID PURCHASE 25-HUNDRED DOLLARS IN GIFT CARTS….BUT DIDN’T SEND THEM TO THE SCAMMER……



PIPELINE
08/22/19

ENBRIDGE INCORPORATED SAYS TWO   GAS PIPELINES IN LINCOLN COUNTY….NEAR THE ONE THAT EXPLODED  EARLIER THIS MONTH…. LEAVING
ONE PERSON DEAD AND FIVE OTHERS HOSPITALIZED…..ARE EXSPECTED  TO PUT BACK ON-LINE  BY THE END OF THE MONTH……

THE COMPANY  HAS REPLACED SEVERAL POSTIONS OF THE TWO LINE WHICH ARE NEAR THE ONE THAT EXPLODED….AND THEY MUST  STILL UNDER-
GO  “RIGOROUS INSPECTIONS”  AND REGULATORY APPROVALS….

LINE 15…..THE ONE THAT EXPLODED….STILL NEEDS TO BE ASSESSED AND THERE IS NO DATE AS TO WHEN IT WILL RETURN TO SERVICE……



TRUMP IN KENTUKCY
08/22/19

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP MADE HIS FOURTH VISIT TO THE COMMONWEALTH LAST NIGHT TO ATTEND A RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN FUND RAISER FOR
GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN……..AND TO ADDRESS THE 25-HUNDRED VETERANS ATTENDING THE NATIONAL “AMVETS” CONVENTION IN LOUISVILLE….

FOLLOWING HIS ADDRESS TO THE GROUP….THE PRESIDENT SIGNED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER ELIMINATING  THE FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN DEBT OF
DISABLED VETERANS…..

TRUMP ALSO SAID THEY WON’T HAVE TO PAY FEDERAL INCOME TAX ON THE FORGIVEN DEBT……AND HE CALLED ON STATES TO WAVIVE THEIR TAXES
ON THE LOANS ALSO……



TVILLE POLICE OFFICERS RESIGNING
08/22/19

IT’S BEING REPORT THAT SEVEN MEMBERS OF THE TOMPKINSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT ARE SUBMITTING THEIR RESIGNAITONS…..LEAVING THE
DEPARTMENT WITH   THREE CERTIFIED OFFICERS AND ONE IN TRAINING…..

MAYOR SCOTTY TURNER SAYS THE RESIGNATIONS  AREN’T   DUE TO A LACK OF FUNDING….AS SOME ARE SEEKING BETTER
OPPORTUNITIES……HOWEVER…..THE MAYOR SAYS ITS ALSO DUE TO LEGISLATIVE CHANGES IN RETIREMENT  BENEFITS…..



SPORTS
09/22/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE GLASGOW COUNTY CLUB TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY….







LOTTERY
08/21/19

YOUR  LOSING LOTTERY TICKET MAY BE A WINNER AFTER ALL…..AS THE KENTUCKY LOTTERY SAYS FIVE PEOPLE WTH  LOSING  “POWERBALL
TICKETS”  WILL WIN A FOUR-DAY TRIP TO SEE THE BALL DROP IN TIMES SQUARE ON NEW YEAR’S EVE…. .AND A CHANCE TO COMPETE FOR A ONE-
MILLION DOLLAR PRIZE…..

LOSING POWER BALL TICKETS…..WORTH AT LEAST FOUR-DOLLARS  CAN ENTER THE CONTEST….THROUGH HIGHER-PRICED TICKETS   WILL GET
MORE ENTRIES……

ENTRIES CAN BE SUBMITTED THROUG SEPTEMBER  29TH  AND WINNERS  WILL B CHOSEN  OCTOBER FIRST…….



THREE STATE DRUG SWEEP
08/22/19

FEDERAL AUTHORITIES SAY A   DRUG SWEEP IN KENTUCKY…..TENNESSEE…..AND WEST VIRGINIA HAS NETTED OVER 800 POUNDS OF METH……
ACCORDING TO THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION…..MEXICAN CARTELS AND OTEHR DRUG TRAFFICKING GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS HAVE
BEEN TARGETED…..

SINCE JANUARY……235-ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE  AND OVER 800-THOUSND DOLLARS CASH…..53-FIREMAM…..AND SIGNIFICANT QANTITIES OF
HERION…. FENTANYL….AND OTHER DRUGS HAVE BEEN SEIZED……

IN THE COMMONWEALTH….60-ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE NAD 360-POUNDS OF  METH HAVE BEEN SEIZED……



MINIMUM WAGE BILLS
08/21/19

TWO KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS HAVE PREFILED  BILLS…..FOR THE 20-20 SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONSIDER….. THAT WOULD RAISE  
THE COMMONWEALTH’S  MINIMUM WAGE TO 15-DOLLARS AND HOUR BY  20-27…..THE BILLS WOULD ALSO ALLOW FOR INDIVIDUAL CITIES TO ENACT
THEIR OWN MINIMUM WAGE…..

KENTUCKY’S MINIMUM WAGE HAS REMAINED   AT SEVEN-DOLLARS AND 25-CENTS AN HOUR SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT……



PARTNERSHIP
08/21/19

A PARTNERHSIP OF TWO BOWLING GREEN PLANTS WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY…..

HENKEL AND ALPLA   WILL INVESTED 130-MILLION DOLLARS  TO BUILD A 170-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT PACKING OPERATION ON HENKEL’S CAMPUS
AND COVER THE COST OF EQUIPMENT  TO SUPPORT A NEW BOTTLING PRODUCTION  AREA…… WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BE OPERATIONAL  BY MID 20-
20…..

ONCE THE CONSTRUCTOIN IS COMPLETE….. ALPLA WILL HIRE 60-NEW EMPLOYEES…..



TRUMP VISIT
08/21/19

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP WILL BE IN KENTUCKY TODAY……
TO  SPEAK TO THE….AMVETS NATIONAL CONVENTION…..
AND HEADLINE A PRIVATE FUND RAISER FOR GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S REELECTION CAMPAIGN…….
BOTH EVENTS WILL BE TAKING PLACE IN LOUISVILLE……



SPORTS
08/21/19

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEY BALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO STATION CAMP-TENNESSEE……

AND THE J-V SOCCER TEAM GOES TO HART COUNTY……


THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL……20-19……HALL OF FAME CLASS HAS BEEN ANNOOUNCED…..

SHELBY HARPER….EMMA  NAPIER  MAHANEY…..DERRICK HARWOOD…..JEFF RIPPY…..AND GARRETT  STONE WILL BE INDUCTED  ON SEPTEMBER
13TH…..







CAIP SIGN UPS
08/19/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY CONSERVATON DISTRICT WILL HOLD SIGN-UPS  FOR THE…… COUNTY AGRICULTURAL  INVESTMENT PROGRAM OR “CAIP”…..
THROUGH SEPTEMBER SIXTH……

KEEP IN MIND  THAT IF YOU WERE APPROVED FOR “CAIP” IN TWENTY-18…..YOU WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR “CAIP” FOR TWENTY-19……..

THERE WILL BE A MEETING TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO ALL INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR  “CAIP”   AT THE ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION
OFFICE THIS WEDNESDAY…..AUGUST 21ST….AT 12-30……

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE CONSERVATION OFFICE AT…..TWO-THREE-SEVEN-31-64…….



TEACHERS VIOLATED LAW
08/19/19

THE KETUCKY LABOR CABINET ANNOUNCED FRIDAY  THAT TEACHER  RALLIES AT KENTUCKY’S CAPITOL…….FOUND MORE THAN ONE-THOUSAND
EDUCATORS VIOLATED STATE LAW BY PARTICIPATING IN PROTESTS THAT SHUT DOWN SOME SCHOOLS……

LABOR SECRETARY DAVID DICKERSON  SAY NO PENALITIES WILL BE ASSESSED……. BUT WARNED THAT THE……GRACE EXGTENDED IN THIS
INSTANCE……WON’T BE APPLIED IF FUTURE WORK STOPPAGES OCCUR……

THE AGENCY COULD HAVE ASSESSED CIVIL PENALITIES UP TO ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS PER PERSON FOR EACH DAY AWAY FROM WORK…..
AND THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOSICATION  CALLED THE WARNING OF FUTURE PUNISHMENT A “SCARE TACTIC”  TO TRY AND INTIMIDAGE
TEACHERS……



ROAD PROJECTS
08/19/19

ROAD PROJECTS CONTINUE IN SCOTTSVILLE AND ALLEN COUNTY…..

A PROJECT TO REPLACE THE BRIDGE ON OLD GLASGOW ROAD….OVER  BAYS FORK….. HAS THE BRIDGE CLOSED  FOR APPROXIMATLY 45-DAYS…..
THE PROJECT WILL REPLACE THE CURRENT BRIDGE AND THE SIGNED DETOUR UTILIZES 31-E AND MAXWELL DRIVE…..

AND CREWS WILL BE PRESESNT TO CONTINUE WORKING ON  UTILITY RELOCATIONS AND EXCAVATON FOR A BRIDGE REPLCEMENT NEAR THE INTER-
SECTION OF  OLD GALLATIN ROAD AND OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD…..TRAFFIC WILL BE DOWN TO ONE LAND DURING WORKING HOURS AND MOTORISTS
SHOULD EXPECT DELAYS……



FATAL
08/19/19

AN ACCIDENT IN SMITHS GROVE FRIDAY NIGHT…..ON GLASGOW ROAD…..CLAIMED A LIFE……

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  SAYS  AN S-U-V DRIVEN BY 49 YEAR OLD CHAVEZ REED OF CAVE CITY   SIDE SWIPED A TRACTOR
OPERATED BY JOSHUA TEST OF SMITHS GROVE….

THE S-U-V LEFT THE ROADWAY….OVERTURNED   AND STRUCK A FENCE AND TREE EJECTING REED WHO DIED AT THE SCEHED….HIS PASSENGER  
ANGELA HATCHER OF HORSE CAVE  WAS FLOWN TO A HOSPTIAL…..
AND TEST WAS TREATED FOR MINOR INJRIES……



SPORTS
08/19/19

THE LADY PATROT VOLLEYBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO EDMONSON COUNTY……
THE J-V SOCCER TEAM GOES TO RUSSELLVILLE…..
AND THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  GOLF TEAMS  ARE AT HOME  TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY……..







BACK PACK PROGRAM
08/16/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS….FAMILY RESOURCE AND YOUTH SERVICE CENTERS BACKPACK  PROGRAM…..HAS RECEIVED A GENEROUS  
DONATION OF FOOD SUPPLIES FROM THE   ALLEN COUNTY FARM SERVICE AGENCY  AND THE  NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATON SERVICE……….
THE DONATIONS  WERE MADE  POSSIBLE THROUGH THE  U-S-D-A’s……FEDS FEED FAMILIES PROGRAM……

THE BACK-PACK PROGRAM PROVIDES FOOD TO STUDENTS OVER THE WEEK-ENDS…..SCHOOL STAFF PREPARE BACK-PACKS OF FOOD ITEMS AND
DISTRIBUTE THEM TO STUDENTS ON FRIDAYS……HELPING YOUNGSTERS STAY NOURISHED EACH WEEK-END DURING THE SDHOOL YEAR……



TOURISM UP
08/16/19

KENTUCKY TOURISM OFFICIALS AY MORE  PEOPLE VISITED THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..AND SPENT MORE MONEY…..

VISITOR TRIPS TO AND WITHIN  KENTUCKY  WERE ALMOST 72-MILLION….AS  VISITOR SPENDING ROSE TO NEARLY SEVEN-POINT-SIX BILLION
DOLLARS…..WHICH WAS UP FOUR-PERCNET FROM THE PRIOR YEAR…..AND A 21-PERCENT SINCE  SIDNE TWENTY-13…….

THE TOURISM INDUSTRY’S ECONOMIC IMPACT IN THE COMMONWEALTH   WENT FROM   10-POINT-NINE  BILLION DOLLARS IN TWENTY-17  TO  11-POINT-
TWO BILLION IN TWENTY-18…..
AND GENERATED ALMOST 95-THOUSAND JOBS  AND 787-MILLION DOLLARS IN  STATE AND LOCAL TAXES……



WKU AGREEMENT
08/16/19

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY   AND  SOMERSET COMMUNITY COLLEGE ARE PARTERING   ON THEIR NEW….UNIVERSITY CENTER OF SOUTHERN
KENTUCKY…….

THE  “UNIVERSITY CENTER”   WILL ALLOW THOSE THAT LIVE IN AND AROIUND SOMERSEST THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMPLETE  THEIR FULL BACHELOR’
S DEGREE LOCALLY…..WITHOUT HAVING  TO ATTEND A TYPICAL FOUR-YEAR UNIVERSITY……

STUDENTS   WILL COMPLETE THEIER ASSOCIATE DEGREE AT SOMERSET COMMUNITY COLLEGE……AND THEN COMPLETE THEIR BACHELOR’S
DEGREE AT WESTERN……



HAMPTON SUIT
08/16/19

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JENEAN HAMPTON HAS SUED GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN….. AND THE PERSONNAL CABINET…..CLAIMING HIS ADMINISTRATION
DIDN’T HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO DISMISS TO OF HER HREE STAFFERS….

THE SUIT ASKS THE COURT TO DECLARE HAMPTON……AS A CONSTITUTIONALLY ELECTED OFFICE OF THE STATE……IS EMPOWERED BY LAW TO
APPOINT STAFF TO HER OFFICE AND TO BLOCK THE GOVERNOR FROM INTERFERING WITH HER APPOINTMENT POWER……

A HEARING ON THE SUIT IS SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY……



SPORTS
08/16/19

FOLLOWING THE CRASH OF HIS PRIVATE PLANE YESTERDAY…..DALE EARNHARDT-JUNIOR WILL TAKE THE  WEEK-END OFF FROM BROADCASTING TO
BE WITH HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTER….AFTER THEIR PLANE  MADE A CRASH LANDING YESTERDAY NEAR THE BRITOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY…..

TWO PILOTS AND THE COUPLE’S  DOG WERE ALSO ON BOARD THE AIRCRAFT AT THE TIME OF THE CRASH……







MOTTO
08/15/19

A NEW STATE LAW REQUIRES KENTUCKY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO DISPLAY THE MOTTO….IN GOD WE TRUST……AND ONE SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS
RESPONDED WITH FRAMED COPIES OF ONE-DOLLAR BILLS…..

AS ALL SCHOOLS IN THE FAYETTE COUNTY DISTRICT HAVE BEEN PROVIDED THE FRAMED COPY TO  DISPLAY…….

REPRESENTATIVE BRANDON REED……WHO SPONSORED THE LEGISLATION…..SAYS HE’S DISAPPOINTED TO SEE SCHOOLS “SPEND TIME
SEARCHING FOR SILLY LOOPHOLES…..AS THE LAW PASSED WITH BROAD  SUPPORT……



UOFL TO PURCHASE JEWISH
08/15/19

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE TRUSTEES HAVE APPROVED THE SCHOOL’S  PURCHASE OF FINANCIALLY AILING JEWISH HOSPITAL…..AND OTHER
ASSETS OF KENTUCKY-ONE-HEALTH…….

AS PART OF THE PURCHASE…..THE COMMONWEALTH  PLEDGED  A 50-MILLION DOLLAR LOAN….HALF OF WHICH WOULD BE FORGIVEN IF JOB
RETENTION  AND OTHER  CONDITIONS ARE MET……



BOLES
08/15/19

74 YEAR OLD LORETTA  SPROWL  BOLES OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED TUESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI)
AFTERNOON AT ONE  AT THE FOUNTAIN RUN  CHURCH OF CHRIST WITH BURIAL IN TRACY CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS
AFTERNOON (THURS) AT  FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME….AND AFTER NINE TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT THE CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SERENA AND JIM BEAM OF WEST VIRGINIA….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BRENT AND
JULIE OF TENNESSEE AND SCOTT AND CINDY OF FOUNTAIN…..AND TWO BROTHERS; JIMMY SPROWL OF GLASGOW AND BOBBY SPROWL AND
BRENDA HUNT OF FOUNTAIN RUN……EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
08/15/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM  ENTERTAINS GREENWOOD….
AND THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL TEAM TAKES ON EDMONSON COUNTY IN A SCRIMMAGE AT PATRIOT FIELD……







WEST NILE
08/14/19

THE LOUISVILLE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS THEY HAVE DETECTED THE WEST NILE VIRUS IN MOSQUITOES…..FOUND IN SURVEILLANCE
TRAPS…..IN ONE SECTION OF THE CITY…..

THEY’RE ADVISING  ALL RESIDENTS   TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS  THAT INCLUDE WEATING INSECT REPELLENT OUTDOORS  AND REMOVING STANDING
WATER NEAR HOMES…..

NO  HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN LOUISVILLE…..
LAST YEAR THERE WERE FOUR HUMAN CASE AND NO DEATHS…..



GRIMES TRIAL
08/14/19

THE FEDERAL TRIAL OF THE FATHER OF KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES BEGAN YESTERDAY…..

JERRY LINDRGAN IS ACCUSED OF  FUNNELING CORPORATE MONEY  INTO HIS DAUGHTER’S   UNSUCCESSFUL  TWENTY-14  “U-S”   SENATE
CAMPAIGN  WHICH IS A VIOLATION N OF FEDERAL LAW…..

THE TRIAL IS EXPECTED TO LAST ABOUT FOUR WEEKS……



TRUMP IN KY
08/14/18

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP WILL BE IN THE COMMONWEALTH  NEXT WEEK…..

WHERE HE WILL SPEAK   TO  THE NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE VETERANS GROUP…AMVETS……AND ALSO HEADLINE A FUNDRAISER IN SUPPORT
OF GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S REELECTION CAMPAIGN…..

BOTH EVENTS  WILL TAKE PLACE IN LOUISVILLE……



PIKEVILLE MAN ARRESTED
08/14/19

PENTAGON POLICE ARRESTED A KENTUCKY MAN AFTER HE ARRIVED AT THE FACILITY WITH A MACHETE….SHOT-GUN….A BOX OF SHELLS….AND
BOURBON……

CHARLES LAWSON OF PIKEVILLE TOLD AUTHORITES HE HAD DRIVEN ALL NIGHT TO ATTEND TO…..LIBERTY BUSINESS…..

LAWSON HAD BEEN DRINKING ALL DAY…..AND A BACKGROUND CHECK FOUND HE DOES HAVE A HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS……



DEATH INVESTIGATION
08/14/19

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF A RUSSELLVILLE MAN…..

THE BODY  OF 23 YEAR OLD AUSTIN PECK WAS FOUND EARLY MONDAY MORNING ON SYLVIA WAY…….



SPORTS
08/14/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS PLAY IN KANSAS CITY……
THE BRAVES HOST THE METS……
THE REDS  TAKE ON THE NATIONALS IN WASHINGTON…..

AND THE HOT RODS RETURN TO BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK TO TANGLE WITH  DAYTON…..







HEAT ADVISORY
08/13/19

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICES HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY WHICH WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY UNTIL SIX TONIGHT….

TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 90s….AND HEAT INDICES IN THE 105 TO 108 DEGREE RANGE ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON….

THE ELEVATED HEAT INDICES WILL IMPACT THOSE WHO ENGAGE IN PROLONGED OUTDOOR WORK OR OTHER ACTIVITIES…..

ALSO….CAR INTERORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES……NEVER LEAVE PETS…..CHILDREN…..OR THE ELDERLY
UNATTENED IN PARKED VEHICLES…..
AND MAKE SURE YOU PETS AND ANIMALS HAVE PLENTY OF SHADE AND WATER……



MAMMOTH CAVE CLOSURE
08/13/19

A SECTION OF MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK  IS CLOSING…..AND WILL BE CLOSED FOR MORE THAN A YEAR FOR RENOVATIONS….

A TWO MILE SECTON OF THE CAVE  .GOING  FROM THE SNOWBNALL ROOM TO GRAND CENTRAL STATON…..WILL CLOSE  THIS FALL AND IS EXPECTED
TO BE CLOSED FOR  18-MONTHS…..
THE DIRT AND STONE FLOOR HAVE BECOME DEGRADED…..AND THE PROJECT  WILL MAKE THE PATH SMOOTHER AND MORE DURABLE…..WHILE
MAKING THE STEP AND HANDRAILS MORE USER-FRIENDLY……

THE GRAND AVENUE  AND WILD CAVE TOURS WON’T BE AVAILABLE FOR THE ENTIRE CLOSURE……WHILE OTHER TOURS WILL BE CLOSED FOR ONLY
PART OF THE RENOVATION……








ROAD CONSTRUCTION
08/12/19

A NUMBER OF ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS WILL BE CONTINUING IN SCOTTSVILLE AND ALLEN COUNTY  THIS WEEK…..
A PROJECT TO REPLACE  THE BRIDGE ON OLD GLASGOW ROAD….OVER BAYS FORK……IS SET TO BEGIN  WITH A LONG-TERM CLOSURE……THE
BRIDGE  IS NOW SET TO CLOST THIS   WEDNESDAY THE 14TH  INSTEAD OF TODAY…..AND WILL REMAIN CLOSE   FOR 45-DAYS……THE DETOUR WILL
UTILIZE 31-E AND MAXWELL DRIVE…..

CREWS WILL CONTINUE WORKING ON NUTILITY RELOCATIONS AND EXCAVATON FOR A BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AT THE INTER-SECTION OF GALLATIN
ROAD AND  OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD….TRAFFIC WILL BE LANE DURING WORKING HOURS AND MOTOTIS SHOULD EXPECT DELAYS……

ON KENTUCKY NINE-80…..FROM 31-3 TO OLD GALLATIN ROAD…..CREWS WILL BE PRESENT TO PLACE THE FINAL TOUCHES ON THE RESURFACING
PROJECT……

AND ON BROWNSFORD ROAD…..CREWS WILL BE WORKING ON CORRECTIVE WORK FOR THE DURHAM SPRINGS PROJECT…..MOST OF THE WORK
WILL BE OFF THE ROADWAY AND HAVE LITTLE IMPACT ON TRAFFIC……



SPORTS
08/12/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE REDS ARE IN WASHINGTON TO TAKE ON THE NATIONALS……

AND THE HOT RODS PLAY THE LOONS IN GREAT LAKES….







UNITED WAY FUNDING
08/07/19

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY HAS ANNOUNCED  62-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN INVESTMENTS IN EDUCATION……HEALTH….AND SAFETY NET
PROGRAMS IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

13 LOCAL PROGRAMS PROVIDED THROUGH  EIGHT SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL RECEIVE THE ALLOCATED CAMPAIGN DOLLARS…….

TO RECEIVE FUNDING FROM UNITED WAY……PROGRAMS HAD TO ALIGN WITH THE FOUR AREAS DEEMED MOST IMPORTANT BY A COMMUNITY
RESEARCH  PROJECT THAT BEGAN IN TWENTY-12…….WHICH INCLUDED NEARLY FIVE-THOUSAND SURVEYS…..55 COMMUNITY
CONVERSATIONS……AND LARGE AMOUNTS OF SECONDARY DATA………



SOLDIERS RETURN
08/07/19

MORE THAN 140 SOLDIERS FROM THE 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION ARE RETURNING TO FORT CAMPBELL TODAY AFTER NINE MONTHS IN KUWAIT….

DURING THEIR NINE MONTH DEPLOYMENT…..THE SOLDIERS TRANSPORTED SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT THROUGHOUT KUWAIT IN SUPPORT OF  U-S
FORCES……



SPORTS
08/07/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE CARDINALS TAKE ON THE DODGERS IN LAS ANGELES…..
THE BRAVES WIND UP THEIR THREE GAME SERIES  IN MINNESOTA…..


AND THE HOT ROD OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES IN WEST MICHIGAN…..







DOUBLE FATAL-CUMBERLAND
08/06/19

STATE POLICE SAY A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT SUNDAY AFTERNOON….FOUR MILES WEST OF BURKSVILLE ON KENTUCKY-90……CLAIMED TWO
LIVES…..

41 YEAR OLD   SUSAN  HARPER OF EDMONTON WAS TRAVELING  EAST BOUND IN A 1995 GEO TRACKER…..WHEN IT STUCK RUMBLE STRIPS ON THE
RIGHT SHOULDER…….SHE OVER-CORRECTED AND HER  VEHICLE  CROSSED INTO THE PATH OF A TWENTY-11 CHEVY PICK-UP OPERATED  BY 30
YEAR OLD ROBERT HOSTETTLER OF BURKERVILLE….

A PASSENGER IN THE HARPER VEHICLE……42 YEAR OLD JOSPEH CURRY OF EDMONTON  DIED AT THE SCENE  .AND HAPER WAS FLOWN  TO  THE U-K
MED CENTER WHERE SHE LAER DIED…..
HOSTETTLER WASN’T INJURED……



MYERS
08/06/19

68 YEAR OLD NORRIS  “BIG DADDY”  MYERS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN UNION CHAPEL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; GLEN AND LEE ANN……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SANDY AND RUSSELL MILLS…..AND A
BROTHER; EDDIE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN, A GREAT-GRANDCHILD AND A STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
08/06/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE HIDDEN HILL COUNTRY CLUB TO PLAY IN THE MONROE COUNTY INVITATIONAL…….







RICHEY
08/05/19

A MEMBER OF THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT STAFF HAS BEEN NAMED A……HEALTHY KENTUCKY POLICY CHAMPION…..BY THE
FOUNDATION FOR A HEALTHY  KENTUCKY……CAROLY RICHEY…..A NURSE SUPERVISOR…..WAS RECOGNIZED FOR HER WORK TO INCREASE ACCESS
TO HEALTHY FOOD FOR YOUTH……

THE AWARD RECOGNIZES INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS WORKING TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF KENTUCKIANS THROUGH POLICY
CHANGE……AND AS A SIGNATURE PROJECT DURING HER NEARLY 30-YEARS AT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT……SHE HAS TURNED THE  STUDENT….”
VEGGIE  TASTING”   PILOT PROGRAM SHE LAUNCHED INTO A MODEL FOR AN INTEGRATED FARM-TO SCHOOL PROGRAM…….SHE ALSO ORGANIZED
THE…..COMMUNITY HEALTH ACTION TEAM…..WHICH BRINGS TOGETHER VARIOUS REPRESENTATIVES TO ADDRESS FOOD ACCESS ISSUES AND THE
FARM-TO-SCHOOL PROGRAM GREW OUT OF THAT……..

RICHEY  WHO WAS NOMINATED BY MICHELLE HOWELL…..CO-OWNER OF NEED MORE ACRESS FARM……IS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR THE “HEALTHY
KENTUCKY POLICY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR  AWARD WHICH WILL BE ANNOUNCED SEPTEMBER 24TH……



JEB OPEN HOUSE
08/05/19

THE JAMES E. BAZZEL MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HOLD SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADE ORIENTATION  AND OPEN HOUSE TONIGHT…..

SEVENTH  GRADE WILL BE FROM FIVE-15 TO SEVEN-15……
AND EIGHTH GRADE FROM SIX-15 TO EIGHT……



METCALFE SHERIFF DIES
08/05/19

METCALFE COUNTY SHERIFF RICKY BROOKS HAS DIED…..
THE 40 YEAR OLD BROOKS…..WHO WAS DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER IN FEBRUARY TWENTY-18……PASSED AWAY  AT HIS HOME SATURDAY…..

FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW  (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT BUTLER FUNERAL HOME IN EDMONTON…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS CAN BE MADE TO THE  V-A BONE
MARROW TRANSPLANT SECTION IN NASHVILLE……



PARMELE
08/05/19

43 YEAR OLD KIMBERLY LEANN PARMELE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN……FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON THURSDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…. EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; DAVID DUNCAN…..THREE SONS; CODY PARMELE OF TENNESSEE AND SEAN AND JOSHUA DUNCAN BOTH OF
SCOTTSVILLE……A DAUGHTER; KAITLYN DUNCAN OF SCOTTSVILLE……HER GRANDMOTHER; BENITTA  CARLSON OF OREGON……HER FATHER-IN-
LAW AND MOTHER-IN-LAW; LARRY AND ANNETTE DUNCAN OF SCOTTSVILLE……A BROTHER AND SISTER…..AND A HALF SISTER; LONI TENNANT OF
OREGON……



SPORTS
08/05/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM GOES TO THE BOWLING GREEN COUNTRY CLUB TO PLAY IN THE GATOR INVITATIONAL……







NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL
08/02/19

A NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL HAS BEEN INSTALLED AT THE INTER-SECTION OF LOVERS LANE AND MIDDLE BRIDGE ROAD IN BOWLING GREEN…..

THE SIGNAL  WILL BECOME OPERATONAL AT  NINE THIS MORNING  (FRI) AND MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION…..AS THIS IS A NEW SIGNAL TO THE
AREA…….



SMITH
08/02/19

59 YEAR OLD PAMELA DUKE SMITH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (SAT) AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS
AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; GREGORY SMITH…..A DAUGHTER; EMILY DUKE OF TEXAS…..TWO STEP-SONS AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;
ADAM  AND KASSIDY SMITH OF LAGRANGE AND ANDREW SMITH OF BOWLING GREEN…..A STEP-DAUGHTER; EMILY SMITH OF NASHVILLE…..A BROTHER;
WILLIAM CARVER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW;  SANDRA AND ROB HAWKS OF SCOTTSVILLE AND LAURA AND JOHN
STEEL OF ALABAMA….AND A STEP-BROTHER AND STEP-SISTER-IN-LAW; PAUL AND DEBBIE ATWOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
08/02/19

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO LAKE BARKLEY STATE PARK…..IN CADIZ…..TO PARTICIPATE IN THE  “BEST OF THE WEST TOURNAMENT”…..


UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ATHLETICS DIRECTOR  MICH BARNHART ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY  THAT  THE UNIVERSITY…..WILL NOT…..PUBLIC
ALCOHOL SALES AT ATHLETIC EVENTS THIS SEASON…..

THE DECISION COMES AFTER THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE  REVISED ITS POLICY THIS YEAR TO GIVE SCHOOLS THE CHOICE TO ALLOW
ALCOHOL SALES AT VENUES……

U-K’s  POLICY  APPLIES TO ALL CAMPUS VENUES LIKE…..KROGER FIELD….PROUND PARK….AND DURING  U-K  GAMES AT RUPP ARENA……







TAX RATE
08/01/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN SPECIAL SESSION YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..WITH ONE OF THE MAJOR ITEMS ON THE AGENDA  
BEING A DISCUSSION OF THE PROPOSED TAX RATE…….

THE BOARD WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING…..AUGUST 29TH AT FOUR-30……TO RECEIVE COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE PROPOSED TAX
RATE……



CRAFT CONFIRMED
08/01/19

A GLASGOW NATIVE HAS BEEN CONFIRMED  BY THE  “U-S” SENATE TO SERVE AS THE NATION’S NEXT AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS…..

KELLY KNIGHT CRAFT HAS BEEN SERVING AS AMBASSADOR TO CANADA SINCE TWENTY-17…..BECOMING THE FIRST WOMAN TO HOLD  THAT POST…….

CRAFT IS NO STRANGER TO THE “U-N”…..HAVE BEEN APPOINTED IN  TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN…..BY THEN PRESIDENT  GEORGE W. BUSH…..TO SERVE
AS A     “U-S”  DELEGATE TO THE  “U-N”…..



SPORTS
08/01/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS HOST THE CUBS….
THE BRAVES ARE ON THE ROAD TO CINCINNATI…..

AND THE HOT RODS TAKE ON THE DRAGONS IN DAYTON……


THE N-F-L FOOTBALL SEASON GETS UNERWAY TONIGHT…..
AT THE FALCONS PLAY THE BRONCOS IN THE HALL OF FAME GAME……







LOUISVILLE FUND RAISING
07/31/19

THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE SAYS  IT HAS HAD ITS MOST SUCCESSFUL YEAR SECURING FUNDING FOR RESEARCH……SINCE TWENTY-12…..WITH
MORE THAN 150-MILLION  DOLLARS  BEING RECEIVED FOR PROJECTS…..

THE FUNDING…..WHICH WAS FOR FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-18-19…..WAS AN INCREASSE OF   14-MILLION DOLLARS   FROM THE PREVIOUS FISCAL
YEAR……

SCHOOL FACULTY RECEIVED   950 GRANTS FROM FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENT…..AS-WELL-AS  PRIVATE SOURCES……



BESHEAR PROPOSALS
07/31/19

DEMOCRATIC GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE ANY BESHEAR HAS PROPOSED TERM LIMITS AND A LIFETIME LOBBYING BAN FOR KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS
AS PART OF AN ETHICS PLAN……

UNDER BESHEAR’S PROPOSAL…..STATE REPRESENTATIVES  WOULD BE LIMITED TO FOUR CONSECUTIVE TERMS  AND STATE SENATORS TO TWO
TERMS……

AND HE SAYS THE LIFETIME LOBBYING BAN WOOULD END  A “REVOLVING DOOR”….. IN WHICH EX-LEGISLATORS LOBBY FORMER COLLEAGEUS…
UNDER CURRENT LAW…..LAWMAKERS HAVE TO WAIT TWO YEARS  AFTER LEAVING OFFICE BEFORE REGISTERING AS A LOBBIST…..UNLESS  IT’S FOR
A PUBLIC AGENCY……



BIG FOOT
07/31/19

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK RANGERS ARE INVESTIGATING SHOTS BEING FIRE AT ONE OF THE BACK COUNTY CAMPSITES EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING…..

REPORTEDLY  ONE CAMPER….WHO FIRED THE SHOTS….SAID SOMETHING HAD DESTROYED THEIR CAMPSITE AND THAT THEY WERE IN “BIGFOOT”
COUNTRY….

NO ONE WAS INJURED IN THE INCIDENT……AND MAMMONTH CAVE OFFICIALS SAY THERE ARE NOT ANY ONGOING THREATS TO THE PARK AND IT’S
SAFE TO VISIT……..



ACCIDENT-HART
07/31/19

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN ACCIDENT ON I-65 SOUTHBOUND……AT THE 65-MILE MARKER YESTERDAY……INVOLVING A FIRE TRUCK…….

THE MUNFORDVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD RESPONDED TO AN UNRELATED ACCIDENT……WHEN A TWENTY-19 VOLVO SEMI-TRUCK…..DRIVEN BY
32 YEAR OLD HARDEEP GILL OF ONTARIO….HIT THE REAR DRIVER’S SIDE OF THE FIRE TRUCK CAUSING IT TO OVERTURN….

TWO FIREFIGHTERS WERE TRANSPORTED TO CAVERNA HOSPTIAL WHERE THEY WERE TREAED AND RELEASED….
GILL WASN’T INJURED…..BUT WAS CITED FOR FAILING TO GIVE THE RIGHT-OF-WAY TO AN EMERGENCY VEHICLE AND FAILURE TO GIVE THE RIGHT-OF-
WAY TO A STOPPED  EMERGENCY   VEHICLE…..



SPORTS
07/31/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS HOST THE CUBS…..
THE BRAVES TAKE ON THE NATIONALS IN WASHINGTON…..
THE REDS ARE AT OME TO PLAY THE PIRATES…..

AND THE HOT RODS TANGLE WITH THE DRAGONS IN DAYTON……







SPECIAL SESSION
07/19/19

A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY WILL CONVENE TODAY TO ADDRESS PENSION RELIEF FOR REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES
AND QUASI-GOVENMENTAL AGENCIES FACING SURGING RETIREMENT COSTS…

THE LEGISLATION WOULD SET THE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION RATE….. RETROACTIVE TO JULY FIRST…..AT 49-POINT-47 PERCENT
THE PROCLAMATION  ALSO SETS A…..ONE TIME WINDOW….FOR THE GROUPS TO OPT OUT OF THE KENTUCKY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM BY
JUNE 30TH  20-20….BY PAYING THE ACTUAL COSTS…..BY LUMP-SUM OR INSTALLMENTS….
THE PROPOSAL  WOUILD ALSO GIVE A DISCOUNT TO THOSE AGENCIES IF THEY CHOOSE TO FREEZE THE PENSION BENEFITS OF THEIR EMPLOYEES
AND MOVE THEM   INTO A LESS GENEROUS…..FOUR-OH-ONE-K….RETIREMENT PLAN…..



KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
07/19/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S  JUNE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
WAS FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT…..WHICH WAS UP SLIGHTLY FROM MAY’S FOUR PERCENT……BUT DOWN FROM THE FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT
RECORDED IN JUNE TWENTY-18…..

KENTCKY ADDED  41-HUNDRED  JOBS TO THEIR PAYROLLS IN JUNE….WHICH IS ABOVE  THE AVERAGE MONTHLY CHANGE OF  17-HUNDRED-25
JOBS….. HOWEVER…..THERE WAS ALSO A REDUCTION IN THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WORKING……

ALSO IN JUNE…….THE  “U-S” JOBLESS RATE WAS   THREE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT……WHICH WAS UP  ONE-TENTH OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FROM
MAY……



SPORTS
07/19/19

MORE STUDENTS ARE PARTICIPATING  IN HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS….ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION…..AS 106-
THOUSAND-931 STUDENTS COMPETED IN K-H-S-A-A’s  13-SPORTS AN SIX SPORTS RELATED ACTIVITIES….

THE ADDITON OF SIX  SPORT-ACTIVITIES…..ARCHERY, BASS FISHING, BOWLING, COMPETITIVE CHEER, DANCE, FIELD HOCKEY AND  E-SPORTS….
HELPED BOLSTER NUMBERS…..

WHILE FOOTBALL, BASKETBALL, CROSS COUNTY, GOLF AND SOFTBALL SAW THEIR PARTICIPATION NUMBERS DROP…..







LAW SUIT
07/15/19

A LAWSUIT BY FAMILY  MEMBERS OF THE VICTIMS OF A TWENTY-17 PLANE CRASH IN BARREN COUNTY CLAIMS AN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER DIDN’T
PROVIDE THE PILOT THE SAFEST OPTIONS…..

THE SUIT CLAIMS THE CONTROLLER TOLD PILOT  SCOTT FOSTER TO CLIMB TO THREE-THOUSAND FEET….THROUGH ICING CONTIONS…..INSTEAD OF
TURING AROUND OR LANDING AT THE NEARERST AIRPORT……

FOSTER…..HIS 15 YEAR OLD SON….AND TWO OTHERS DIED IN THE ACCIDENT…..



LAWRENCE
0715/19

79 YEAR OLD GLENN H. LAWRENCE OF THE AMOS COMMUNITY DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL I NEW SALEM CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
10  TOMORROW 9TUES) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF  DONATIONS TO NORTON’S
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL HEART UNIT IN HONOR OF RAYLEE HARSTON…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BETTY LAWRENCE….A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; GLENN-JUNIOR AND PAM OF NORTH CAROLINA…..A DAUGHTER AND
SON-IN-LAWW; RITA AND GORDON BRANHAM OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SISTERS; MAUREEN JOHNSTON OF TENNESSEE AND PATRICIA WHITE OF
ALABAMA……FOUR BROTHERS; TRAVIS OF TENNESSEE, CALEB AND JOE BOTH OF INDIANA AND LEWIS OF FRANKLIN…..AND TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW;
MARTHA BRAWNER OF TENNESSEE AND GENELLE LAWRENCE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDRERN AND EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
07/15/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE PIRATES…..
THE BRAVES OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES IN MILWAUKEE….
THE REDS ARE IN CHICAGO TO TAKE ON THE CUBS…..

AND THE HOT RODS HOSE WISCONSIN….







CARVER
07/12/19

72  YEAR OLD CAROL SIKES CARVER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW
(SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO
HOSPARUS……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; BRO. RICHARD CARVER….A SON; RICKY OF TENNESSEE…..FIVE BROTHERS-IN-LAW; WILLIE, DAVID, JAMES,
ROGER AND GARY CARVER…..AND CHERYL GIBBS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..



PAGE
07/12/19

76 YEAR OLD DELOIS ANN SHIRLEY PAGE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT CENTENNIAL MEDICAL CENTER IN NASHVILLE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST WITH BURIAL IN RANDOLPH/PLEASANT HILL
CEMETERY IN METCALFE COUNTY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON  (FRI) AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME AND
AFTER 10 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOE AND KIM AND JOHN…… AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; AMY AND DON WRAY ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…… AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW; ELZIE AND BARBARA SHIRLEY OF ILLINOIS AND ROBERT SHIRLEY OF BOWLING
GREEN……THREE GRANDCHILLDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/12/19

AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY……

THE NASCAR TRIPLE-HEADER WEEK-END CONTINUES AS THE XFINITY SERIES RUNS THE….ALSCO 300……







MCGRATH
07/10/19

A MARINE COMBAT PILOT….WHO NARROWLY LOST A HOUSE RACE TO AN INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..ANNOUNCED
YESTERDAY SHE IS RUNNING FOR THE SENATE SEAT HELD BY MITCH MCCONNELL….

AMY MCGRATH SAYS SHE SEES MOCONNELL AS VULNERABLE BECAUSE OF HIS LENTHY  TENTURE IN WASHINGTON…..HIS STANCE ON HEALTH
CARE….AND HIS ALLEGIANCE TO PRESIDENT DODNALD TRUMP……



KY WIRED
07/10/19

THE COMMONWEALTH’S….KENTUCKY WIRED PROJECT…..HAS REACHED ANOTHER MILE STONE……AS THE LAST OF 20 LOCAL
TELECOMMUNICATIONS HUTS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED….

THE HUTS…..WHICH HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT  NEEDED FOR THE FIBER OPTIC NETWORKE…..ARE LOATED PRIMARILY AT STAGTE
POLICE POSTS AND KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE CAMPUSES…..

THE KENTUCKY WIRED PROJECT IS CONSTRUCTING HIGH-SPEED….FIBER OPTIC CABLE…..IN ALL 120 COUNTIES……



WALKAWAY CAPTURED
07/10/19

AN INMATE WHO ESCAPED FROM A HART COUNTY WORK DETAIL JUST BEFORE NOON YESTERDAY…..WAS CAPTURED LATER….FOLLOW A  PURSUIT…..

STATE POLCIE SAY  A 1986 NISSAN PICKUP  DRIVEN BY CODY DUBREE…..WAS LOCATED IN BARREN CONTY WHERE THE PURSUIT BEGAN…..AND  IT
ENDED IN A CORNFIELD ON THE BARREN/EDMONSON COUNTY LINE……

DUBREE WAS CHARGED WITH THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING-AUTOMOBILE AND ESCAPE……



WIDE LOAD RESTRICTION
07/10/19

A WIDE-LOAD RESTRICTION IS IN PLACE ON A SECTON OF  INTERSTATE-ONE-65….IN BOTH DIRECTIONS….BETWEEN WARREN AND BUTLER
COUNTIES….

NORTHBOUND WIDE LOADS….WIDER THAN NINE-FEET…..SHOULD USE  EXIT-SEVEN IN WARREN COUNTY…..WHILE SOUTHBOUND LOADS….WIDER
THAN NINE-FEET…. SHOULD USE EXIT-26 IN BUTLER COUNTY…..

A PROJECT TO PREPARE I-ONE-65 FOR A MAJOR RESURFACING PROJECT IS UNDERWAY…..AND THE REASON FOR THE WIDE-LOAD RESTRICTIONS…..



BLOOD SHORTAGE
07/10/19

FOLLOWING THE LONG FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY……THE AMERICAN RED CROSS IS EXPERIENCING A BLOOD SHORTAGE….

TIFFANY TAYLOR TELLS NEWSWATCH THE RED CROSS HAS ONLY A THREE-DAY SUPPLY OF MOST BLOOD TYPES……SHE SAYS A LACK OF DONATION
EVENTS IN EARLY JULY  HIGHTENED THE SHORTAGE…..FOLLOWING  A SLOW DONATION MONTH IN JUNE…..

ANYONE INTERRESTED IN DONATING BLOOD CAN USE THE…..FIND A DRIVE…. SERVICE ON THE RED CROSS WEBSITE…..
AND YOU CAN  ALSO MAKE APPOINTMENTS TO DONATE BLOOD ON THE SAME WEBSITE……



GENTRY
07/10/19

54 YEAR OLD TONY FRANKLIN GENTRY OF MOUNT HERMAN DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT YOKLEY/TRIBLE FUNERAL  HOME IN TOMPKINSVILLE WITH BURIAL IN BETHLEHEM CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BETH GENTERY…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LA;W JONI AND WESLEY DISMON OF FOUNTAIN RUN….AND A SON; BUD OF
MOUNT HERMAN….. FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/10/19

THE PATRIOT  BASKETBALL THREE-DAY…..COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE SUMMER CAMP….BEGINS TODAY AND RUNS THRU FRIDAY….FROM EIGHT
UNTIL NOON EACH DAY…..

THE CAMP IS FOR ALL BOYS WHO WILL BE IN PRESCHOOL THRU EIGHTH GRADE FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR…..

AND FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH WILL BE AVAILABLE EACH DAY OF CAMP……







CITY COUNCIL
07/09/19

LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING BEGAN WITH AN UPDATE ON THE NEW   “SCOTTSVILLE TRANSIT BUS”….RIDERSHIP CONTINUES
TO INCREASE WITH YESTERDAY HAVING  THE MOST RIDERS SINCE THE SERVICE BEGAN  JULY FIRST…..
RECENTLY……THE PLANNING COMMISSION DENIED A ZONE CHANGE REQUEST FOR THE TURNER RESIDENCE…..LOCATED ON CHERRY STREET….
FROM SINGLE FAMILY TO BUSINESS-TWO  SO  IT COULD BECOME A “VENUE”….AND LAST NIGHT  THE COUNCIL HAD TO VOTE ON THE COMMISSION’S
ACTIONS…..

AND ON A VOTE OF  FOUR-ONE-AND-ONE….THE COUNCIL UPHELD THE PLANNING COMMISSION…..
FOLLOWING SEVERAL PHONE CALLS…..THE COUNCIL ALSO DISCUSSED ESTABLISHING  A  “FIREWORKS”  ORDINANCE BEFORE THE NEXT FOURTH OF
JULY……




SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM
07/09/19

AGAIN THIS SUMMER…..THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS PARTICIPATING IN THE SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM…..WHICH PROVIDES
FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH TO THOSE 18 AND UNDER…..

AND TODAY…..ANOTHER SITE WILL BEGIN  SERVING LUNCH…..

THE  ALLEN COUNTY PUBIC LIBRARY WILL SERVE LUNCH FROM  11-30 TO 12-30….ON JULY  NINTH…..11TH…..16TH……18TH…..AND  25TH……



ARREST
07/09/19

GLASGOW  POLICE ARRESTED TWO SCOTTSVILLE MEN FOLLOWING A TRAFFIC STOP…..

26 YEAR OLD STEVEN PAYNE AND JUSTIN CARTER WERE BOTH CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH….
AND CARTER WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..



SPORTS
07/09/19


THE ALL-STAR GAME RETURNS TO CLEVELAND TONIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1997…..AND THE AMERICAN LEAGUE WILL TRY TO CONTINUE
THEIR DOMINANCE OF THE MID SUMMER CLASSIC…..
AS THEY’VE WON THE LAST SIX IN A ROW…..AND 18 OUT OF THE LAST 22 ALL-STAR GAMES……







GREEN RIVER FERRY CLOSING
07/08/19

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK’S   PLANNED CLOSURE OF THE GREEN RIVER FERRY CROSSING AND GREEN  RIVER FERRY ROAD……SCHEUDLED
TO BEGIN TODAY…..HAS BEEN DELAYED UNTIL AT LEAST NEXT MONDAY…..JULY 15TH…..

HOWEVER…..THE DELAY WILL NOT AFFECT THE CONSTRUCTIONS PROJECT’S END DATE WHICH   REMAINS  NOVEMBER 15TH…..

THE PROJECT WILL EXTEND THE CURRENT VEHICLE ACCESS RAMPS INTO THE GREEN RIVER  BY 30-FEET…..WHICH SHOULD ALLOW THE FERRY
BOAT TO OPERATE DURING PERIODS OF LOW WATER LEVEL…..



THOROUGHBRED RETIREMENT
07/08/19

A GEORGETOWN  THOROUGHBRED RETIREMENT ORGANIZATION IS CLOSING ITS FACILITY AT  KENTUCKY DOWNS IN FRANKLIN…..

“OLD FRIENDS”  OFFICIALS SAY THE  FRANKLIN DIVISION WILL CLOSE AT THE END OF JULY…..AND THE SEVEN RETIREES WILL BE RETURNED TO
GEORGETOWN……

THE FRANKLIN LOCATION OPENED IN JUNE OF TWENY-15….AND TOURS WERE SCHEDULED AND CONDUCTED BY  STAFF AT THE SIMPSON COUNTY
TOURISM OFFICE…..



BANK ROBBERY PLEA
07/08/19

A KENTUCKY MAN HAS REACHED A PLEA AGREEMENT AND PLEADED GUILTY TO FOUR COUNTS OF BANK ROBBERY…..

47 YEAR OLD DECORISE MAJOR WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY 20-THOUSAND-618 DOLLARS IN RESTITUTION AND SERVE A YET TO BE DETERMINED
PRISON SENTECE…..WHICH COULD TOTAL 80-YEARS…..

IN TWENTY-16…..QWEMAJOR ROBBED BANKS IN SCOTTSVILLE….ELIZABETHTOWN…. AND BANKS IN INDIANA AND TENNESSEE…..



HART-FATAL
07/08/19

AN ACCIDENT ON I-65…..EARLY SATURDAY MORNING IN  HART COIUNTY…..CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A WISCONSIN MAN…..

STATE POLICE  SAY A TWENTY-18 IMPALA….DRIVEN BY 56 YEAR OLD TODD DAVENPORT….LEFT THE ROADWAY….CROSSED BACK OVER ALL NORTH
BOUND LANES….STUCK A CONCRETE BARRIER WALL AND OVERTURNED AT LEAST ONCE….

DAVENPORT DIED AT THE SCENE AND A PASSENGER WAS TRANSPORTED TO HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL…..



I-65  LANE CLOSURE
07/08/19

A LANE CLOSURE ON  I-65 NORTHBOUND….BETWEEN MILE POINT SIX-POINT-FIVE AND MILE POINT EIGHT IN SIMPSON COUNT WILL BEGIN TODAY….

THE CLOSURE WILL BE IN PLACE FOR APPROXIMALTEY 10-DAYS WHILE CREWS REPAIR A DRAINAGE ISSUE IN THE AREA….

THE LEFT LANE WILL BE CLOSED….A BARREIR WALL WILL BE IN PLACE….AND THE SPEED LIMIT WILL BE LOWERED TO  55 MILES-PER-HOUR……



SPORTS
07/08/19

AT THE MEN’S WORLD CUP…..

IN SEMI-FINAL ACTION……

MEXICO DEFEATED THE U-S-A  ONE TO NOTHING…..


AND AT THE WOMEN’S WORLD CUP…..

THE U-S A  WON THEIR FOURTH WORLD CUP…..AND THE SECOND IN AROW…. AS THE DEFEATED THE NETHERLANDS TWO TO NOTHING…..







PENSION REFORM
07/05/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAYS HE HAS THE V OTES TO PASS A PENSION REFORM PLAN FOR KENTUCKY’S REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER QUASI-
GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES……

HE  WANTED TO CALL A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE THE START OF THE NEW FISCAL YEAR ON JULY FIRST….BUT  SAYS
SINCE  BILLS AREN’T DUE UNTIL AUGUST…..THERE IS STILL TIME…..

DEMOCRATS  SAY IT WOULD TAKE A SUPER-MAJORITY OF LEGISLATORS TO PASS THE LEGISLATON…..SINCE THE KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION
REQUARES THAT FOR APPROPRIATION MEASURES   DURING A NON-BUDGET YEAR….BUT BEVIN  MAINTIANS THAT’S NOT THE CASE…..



JIM BEAM FIRE
07/03/19

A FIRE  HAS DESTROYED A MASSIVE  “JM BEAM” WAREHOUSE….IN WOODFORD COUNTY….THAT CONTAINED ABOUR 45-THOUSAND BARRELS OF
AGING BURBON….. ANOTHER WAREHOUSE ALSO CAUGHT FIRE….BUT DAMAGE WAS CONTAINED TO THE EXTERNAL STRUCTURE…..

OFFICIALS  SAY THE BOURBON LOST WAS A RELATIVE “YOUNG WHISKEY”…..AND WILL NOT IMPACT THE AVAILABILITY OF JIM BEAM TO CUSTOMERS…..



ARREST
07/05/19

A BOWLING GREEN MAN IS FACING DRUG CHARGES FOLLOWING AN INVESTIGATION BY THE BOWLING GREEN/WARREN COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE
AND THE  U-S POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE…..

19 YEAROLD JACOB EMBRY WAS ARRESTED AT HIS RESIDENCE ON CREASON STREET FOLLOWING THE EXECUTION OF A  SEARCH WARRANT….



CHRISTIAN GUILTY PLEA
07/05/19

A FORMER CHRISTIAN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL BAND DIRECTOR HAS  PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO  RAPE CHARGES INVOLVING A STUDENT….AND HIS
WIFE…A FORMER ASSISTANT COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY….HAS PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO WITNESS TAMPERING….

JORDAN PEVELER AND HIS WIFE…..HANNAH…..WERE ARRAIGNED WEDNEADAY IN CHRISTIAN CIRCUIT COURT…..



SPORTS
07/05/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE BRAVES POUNDED THE PHILLIES  12 TO SIX…..
THE CARDINALS GOT PAST THE MARINERS  FIVE TO FOUR…..
THE REDS SHUT OUT THE BREWERS  ONE TO NOTHING….

AND THE HOT RODS DEFEATED DAYTON FOUR TO TWO…..







MAMMOTH CAVE INPUT
07/03/19

NOW THRU JULY 30TH…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK IS SEEKING PUBLIC INPUT ON ITS PROPOSED CAVE AND KARST  MANAGEMENT PLAN….

THE PLAN IS AVABILE FOR VIEWING ON LINE AT…..PARK-PLANNING-N-P-S-DOT-GOV….
OR COMMENTS WILL ALSO BE ACCEPTED AT PUBLIC MEETINGS TO BE HELD JULY 16 AT THE CAVE CITY CONVENTION CENTER  AND JULY 18TH AT THE
EDMONSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY…..

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK TWO-MILLION VISITORS EACH…..WITH ABOUT 500-THOUSNAD OF THOSE TAKING A CAVE TOUR……



FANCY  FARM
07/03/19

IT’S ONLY  A MONTH TO THE FANCY FARM PICNIC…..AND BOTH CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR SAY THEY WILL ATTEND THIS YEAR’S EVENT….

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND ATTORNEY GENERL ANDY BESHEAR HAVE TRADED INSULTS FOR YEARS…..

THE YEAR’S EVENT……SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST THIRD….IS THE TRADITIONAL START OF THE GENERAL-ELECTION CAMPAIGN SEASON……



FIRE WORKS DISPLAYS
07/03/19

THE FOURTH OF JULY MEAN FIREWORKS…..AND MANY INDIVIDUALS WILL BE HAVING THEIR OWN BACKYARD DISPLAY……

THERE ARE A NUMBER OF FIREWORKS DISPLAYS SCHEDULED IN SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY……
TONIGHT……THUNDERFEST WILL BE TAKING PLACE AT THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM….THERE ARE ALSO FIREWORKS SCHEUDLED FOR PLUM
SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH  AND CALVERY BAPTIST CHURCH  IN BOWLING GREEN….AND JELLYSTONE PARK IN CAVE CITY….
TOMORROW….THE HOT RODS AND BARREN  RIVER  STATE PARK  WILL HAVE CELEBRATIONS……AND KEEP IN MIND THERE WILL NOT BE A
FIREWORKS DISPLAY AT DUMONT HILL THIS YEAR…..
FRIDAY…..THE K-O-A  CAMPGROUND IN HORSE CAVE   AND SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH IN BOWLING GREEN WILL HAVE FIREWORKS…..






4TH OF JULY CLOSINGS
07/03/19

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY…..
THE JUDGE EXECUTIVES OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW AND FRIDAY…..
THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW AND CLOSED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY…..
THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW…..OPEN FRIDAY….AND CLOSED SATURDAY

COUNTY CLERK, CIRCUIT CLERK AND PVA OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW…..
STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY…..
ANIMAL SHELTR, ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY AND ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ALL CLOSED TOMORROW…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND TOMORROW’S TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP FRIDAY….

CORE OPEN TOMORROW FROM FIVE-30 TO FOUR-30 AND BOTH POOLS WILL CLOSE AT FOUR…..





SPORTS
07/03/19

AT THE WOMEN’S WORLD CUP YESTERDAY….

THE U-S-A DEFEATED ENGLANG TWO TO ONE….
THEY WILL NOW TAKE ON THE WINNER OF TODAY’S NETHERLAND/SWEDEN MATCH IN THE WORLD CUP FINALS SUNDAY…..

IN THE MEN’S WORLD CUP….

THE U-S-A  PLAYS JAMAICA IN SEMI-FINAL ACTION IN NASHVILLE TODAY……







BEST RUN CITIES
07/02/19

KENTUCKY’S TWO LARGEST CITIES FARED WELL IN A REPORT ON THE  “BEST AND WORST RUN CITIES IN AMERICA”…..RELEASED BY WALLET-HUB-
DOT-COM….

LEXINGTON RANKED FIFTHE OVERALL IN A SURVEY OF THE TOP 150-CITIES IN THE UNITED STATES…..WHILE LOUISVILLE FINISHED 28TH…..

TO MAKE THE DETERMINAITON…..WALLET-HUB DEVELPED A  “QUALITY OF CITY SERVICES” SCORE…..COMPRISING OF 37-KEY PERFORMANCE
INDICATORS  GROUPED INTO SIX  CATEGORIES…..THAT WAS THEN MEASURED  AGAINST THE CITY’S TOTAL  PER-CAPITA  BUDGET…..

NAMPA-IDAHO….A CITY OF JUST UNDER 82-THOUSAND PEOPLE….EARN THE NUMBER SPOT OVERALL……WHILE WASHINGTON D-C FINISHED LAST
AMONG THE 150-CITIES IN THE SURVEY……



DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME BILL
07/02/19

A BILL HAS BEEN PRE-FILED FOR THE 20-20 GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT WOULD MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME…..PERMANENT YEAR-ROUND IN THE
COMMONWEALTH…… HOWEVER…..THE BILL WOULD ONLY “KICK-IN”   IF CONGRESS PASSES A FEDERAL LAW ALLOWING STATES TO OBSERVE
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME YEAR-ROUND….

IF APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..KENTUCKY WOULD JOIN MORE THAN A DOZEN OTHER STATES THAT HAVE PASSED SIMILAR LAWS…..

TENNESSEE HAS ALREADY PASSED A BILL TO MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME PERMANENT……



CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE
07/02/19

THE CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE PROGRAM…..FOMERLY LOCATED AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..IS MOVING TO SIMPSON COUNTY SCHOOLS….
AS  L AST APRIL….WESTERN NOTIFIED ITS PARTNERS THAT IT HAD ENDED ITS AGREEMENT WITH THE CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE TO  OPERATE AT W-K-
U…..

SIMPSON COUNTY SCHOOLS WERE ONE OF THE FIRST  DISTRICTS TO PARTNER  WITH THE INSTITUTE BACK IN TWENTY-10…..
THEY HAVE A TEACHER IN EACH OF THEIR SCHOOLS IN THE COUNTY…..AND PURCHASED THE  “BEASLEY HOUSE”  WHICH IS COMMITTED TO
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION……



SPORTS
07/02/19

THE  U-S-A  WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM TAKES ON ENGLAND……WITH THE WINNER MOVING ON TO THE WORLD CUP FINALS ON SUNDAY……







SVILLE TRANSIT
07/01/19

THE NEW  CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE……TRANSIT BUS…..IS BEGINNING OPERATION TODAY…..

THERE ARE CURRENTLY 23-SCHEDULED STOPS   THAT ARE MARKED WITH SIGNS AND CHANGES…..IF NEEDED…..WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER…..

SERVICE WILL BEGIN EACH WEEKDAY MORNING AT SEVEN AND RUN UNTIL SIX AT NIGHT…EACH RIDE WILL COST ONE TOKEN AND THEY’RE
AVAILABLE AT CITY HALL……



TN CELL PHONE
07/01/19

STARTING TODAY…..TENNESSEE’S NEW   “HANDS-FREE”  LAW GOES INTO EFFECT…..WHICH MAKES IT ILLEGAL TO USE A CELLPHONE WHILE
OPERATING A VEHICLE….

DRIVERS WHO ARE CITED WILL GET THREE POINTS ON THEIR DRIVING RECORD FOR EACH VIOLATION…..PLUS A 50-DOLLAR FINE FOR THE FIRST
OFFENSE….100-DOLLARS FOR THE SECOND OFFENCE….AND 200-DOLLARS FOR THE THIRD OFFENSE…

THER ARE EXCEPTIONS TO THE “HANDS-FREE”  LAW INCLUDING  LAW ENFORCEMENT….CAMPUS OFFICERS……EMERGENCY CREW…..UTILITY
SERVICES…. AND THOSE WHO ARE STOPPED OR PARKED…..



SPORTS
07/01/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY….

THE REDS ARE AT HOME TO OPEN A FOUR GAME SERIES WITH THE BREWERS…..

AND THE HOT RODS ARE IN LANSING TO TAKE ON THE LUGNUTS…..







CONYER
06/27/19

59 YEAR OLD DR. JOHN PAYTON CONYER….D-V-M…..DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT   T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HOLLAND MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL  HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS FATHER; DORAL GLEN CONNER OF HOLLAND…..AND TWO SISTERS; TERESA HOEFLER OF GEORGIA AND JANET CONNER OF
MONTANNA……



PAY RAISES
06/27/19

YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND PERSONNEL SECRETARY THOMAS STEPHENS ANNOUNCED THE FIRST ADJUSTMENT TO THE
COMMONWEALTH’S  SALARY SCHEDULE IN MORE THAN A DECADE……

PROBATION AND PAROLE OFFICERS  WILL BE THE FIRST TO SEE THEIR SALARIES INCREASE  DUE TO THE ADJUSTMENT….

OTHER KENTUCKY AGENCIES  CAN APPLY TO PERSONNAL AND BUDGET OFFICIALS IN SEEKING SALARY ADJUSTMENTS…..AND  STEPHENS SAYS HIGH
TURNOVER RATES WILL BE A KEY FACTOR IN REVIEWING REQUESTS……



SMOKING AGE BILL
06/27/19

A BIPARTISAN BILL THAT WOULD RAISE THE LEGAL AGE TO PURCHASE TOBACCO FROM 18 TO 21…..PASSED A KEY SENATE COMMITTEE YESTERDAY…..

PROPOSED BY SENATOR  MITCH MCCONNELL BACK IN APRIL….THE “TOBACCO-FREE YOUTH ACT”…. WOULD RAISE THE LEGAL AGE NATIONWIDE  
AND…..AND WOULD INCLUDE   E-CIGARETTES AND VAPING DEVICES……



SPORTS
06/27/19

AT THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES…..VANDERBILT DEFEATED MICHIGAN EIGHT TO TWO TO CLAIM  THEIR SECOND WORLD SERIES TITLE….

THEY WERE ALSO NATIONAL CHAMPS IN TWENTY-14…….







FISCAL COURT
06/26/19

THERE WAS A LARGE CROWED ON HAND LAST NIGHT AS ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE TRAMMEL FIRE DEPARTMENT TO HOLD THEIR
MEETING…..
A GROUP OF RESIDENTS WHO LIVE ON  AYRES LANE  TAKJED WITH  COURT ABOUT THEIR CONCERNS  ABOUT THE WIDTH OF THE ROAD…..WHICH IS
13-FEET…..AND A NEW SUBDIVISION THAT IS BEING BUILT……THEY SPOKE OF SAFETY  AND OTHER ISSUES AND JUDGE EXECUTIVE DENNIS HARPER
SAID HE WOULD OVERSEE  THE EFFORT TO ADDRESS THEIR CONCERNS…..
FOLLOWING A PRESENTATION BY ROSS-SYNCLAIRE……THE COURT VOTED TO REFINANCE THE BONDS FOR THE JUSTICE CENTER…..
DOUG BOW TOLD THE COURT HE HAD BEEN CONTACTED  BY ANTHEM INSURANCE….. WHO IS THE COUNTY’S NEW HEALTH INSURER…..ABOUT
BUNDLING THE DENTAL INSURACE AND THE COUNTY WOULD RECEIVE A TWO-PERCENT DISCOUNT ON THEIR HEALTH INSURANCE…..HOWEVER…..IF
THAT CHANGE WAS MADE THE DENTIST THAT MOST COUNTY EMPLOYEES USE WOULD NOT BE IN THE NETWORK AND THE COURT TOOK NO ACTION
ON THE PROPOSAL…..THEY THEN APPROVED BUNDLING  THE COUNTY’S  DENTAL…..VISION…..AND LIFE INSURANCE AND PUTTING IT OUT FOR
BID……



JOB CORPS CENTERS
06/26/19

SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL HAS ANNOUNCED THAT KENTUCKY’S THREE JOB CORPS CENTERS WON’T BE CLOSED BY THE FEDERAL
GOVERNMENT…..LAST MONTH…..THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION  ANNOUNCED PLANS TO END NINE JOB CORPS PROGRAMS  NATIONWIDE AND PLACE
OTHER UNDER MANGEMENT  BY CONTRACTORS…..

THE COMMONWEALTH’S THREE JOB CORPS CENTERS ARE LOCATED IN FRENCHBURG…..PINE KNOTT….AND MAMMOTH CAVE…..

THE  CENTERS PROVIDE EDUCATION AND JOB TRAINING TO DISADVANTAGED YOUTH……



SPORTS
06/26/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
THE CARDINALS HOST OAKLAND…..
THE BRAVES TAKE ON THE CUBS IN CHICAGO…..
THE REDS ARE ON THE ROAD TO PLAY THE ANGELS….

AND THE HOT RODS ENTERTAIN GREAT LAKES…..







NEW LAWS
06/25/19

MOST OF THE  BILLS PASSED BY THE TWENTY-19 GENERAL ASSEMBLY ARE TAKING EFFECT THIS THURSDAY…..JUNE 27TH…..

BILLS TAKE EFFECT 90-DAYS AFTER THE GENERAL  ASSEMBLY ADJOURNS….. EXCEPT  FOR THOSE THAT CONTAIN A SPECIFIED DATE…..OR THOSE
THAT CONTAIN AN EMERGENCY CLAUSE…..WHICH TAKES EFFECT AS SOON AS THEY ARE SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOT…..

ACCORDING TO THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION…..DURING TIS YEAR’S 30-DAY SESSION…..786 BILLS WERE INTRODUCES….INCLUDING
263-SENATE BILLS AND 523 HOUSE BILLS…..
IN ALL…..68 SENATE BILLS AND 130 HOUSE BILLS BECAME LAW…..



PENSION PLAN
06/25/19

A PROMINENT KENTUCKY HOUSE DEMOCRAT IS QUESTIONING WHETHER GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ENOUGH VOTES TO “LEGALLY” PASS HIS
PENSION-RELFIE PROPOSAL IN A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION……

REPRESENTATIVE JONI JENKINS SHE’S SHE HEARS THE GOVERNOR HAS LINED UP 51-VOTES FOR HIS PROPOSAL…BUT SHE SAYS THE MEASURE
COULD REQUIRE SUPPORT FROM AT LEAST 60-HOUSE MEMBERS AS AN APPROPRIATO BILL IN A NON-BUDGET YEAR…..

THE GOVERNOR’S CHIEF OF STAFF SAYS THEY HAVE ENOUGH VOTES TO PASS THE PROPOSAL IN A  CONSTITUTIONAL MANNER……



GUILTY PLEA
06/25/19

A BARREN COUNTY WOMAN HAS PLEADED GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT TO MAKING THREATS AGAINST THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY AND GIVING
FALSE STATEMENTS…..

20 YEAR OLD HAILY DUVALL WAS A SOPHOMORE PRE-NURSING STUDENT  AT THE TIME AND A PART-TIME EMPLOYEE OF U-K HEAL CARE WHEN SHE
MADE THE THREATS IN NOVEMBER  OF LAST YEAR….

DUVALL FACES UP TO 10-YEARS IN PRISON AND A 250-THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE…..



WILLOUGHBY
06/25/19

72 YEAR OLD POLLY WILLOUGHBY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME
WITH BURIAL IN DURHAM SPRINGS CEMETERY……VISITAION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS
OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS; SHIRLEY BALDWIN OF WISCONSIN AND CHRISSY COSTELLO OF SCOTTSVILLE……A SON-IN-LAW; MICHAEL
COSTELLO OF SCOTTSVILLE….A BROTHER; JAMES TWOMEY…AND A SISTER; SHIRLY HILL BOTH OF INDIANA……12 GRANDCHILDREN AND 21 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
06/25/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY OAKLAND…..
THE BRAVES TAKE ON THE CUBS IN CHICAGO…..
THE REDS TRAVEL TO LAS ANGELES TO TAKE ON THE DODGERS…..

AND THE HOT RODS RETURN TO BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK TO OPEN A FOUR GAME SERIES WITH GREAT LAKES….







WEATHER FATAL
06/24/19

FRIDAY NIGHT’S SEVERE WEATHER THAT MOVED THROUGH ALLEN COUNTY CLAIMED A LIFE….

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO A CALL OF A PERSON BEING STUCK IN THEIR VEHICLE DUE TO A TREE FALLING ON IT….

WHEN DEPUTIES ARRIVED…..THEY CONFIRMED THAT  38 YEAR OLD   MICHAEL BIRGE OF SCOTTSILLE  DIED AFTER A TREE FELL ON HIS PICK-UP…….



FUGUTIVE CAPTURED
06/24/19

A FUTITIVE WHO PASSED THROUGH SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY…..AND REMOVED HIS ANKLE MONITOR NEAR SMITHS GROVE…..HAS BEEN
CAPTURED IN OHIO…..

BRYAN CONLEY WAS ARRESTED IN JANUARY FOR ATTEMPTING TO RANSOM THE PARENTS OF A WOMAN FROM TENNESSEE…..

CONLEY WAS TO HAVE APPEARED IN COURT FRIDAY TO FACE A SUPERDEDING INDICTMENT  CHARGING HIM WITH KIDNAPPING, BANK FRAUD,
IDENTITY THEFT AND ADDITIONAL COUNTS OF INTERSTATE THREATENING COMMUNICATIONS…..



TURK
06/24/19

84 YEAROLD PATSY TURK OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HER RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT
THREE-30 AT GOAD  FUNERAL HOME WIH BURIAL IN CEDAR CROSS CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; LARRY AND KATHY…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW’ DONNA AND KELLEY
QUACKENBUSH AND CLARISSA AND RICKY MARTIN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; WILLIE WOOD OF INDIANA…..AND A SISTER; STELLA ELMORE
OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



PATRICK
06/24/19

63 YEAR OLD DONALD  VICTOR PATRICK  DIED FRIDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES)
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT     T-W  CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH PRIVATE BURIAL…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (TUES) MORNING
AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; MICKEY PATRICK…..A DAUGHTER; KAITLYN KEEN OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO SONS; DUSTIN AND DYLON KEEN BOTH OF
SCOTTSVILLE….. A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; RETHA AND ROGER COPAS OF TENNESSEE…..AND A BROTHER;  JIMMY OF CALIFORNIA……



FOX
06/24/19

75 YEAR OLD MARY FOX OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HER RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT ONE
AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CLIFTON CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (TUES) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL
HOME….AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGTERS-IN-LAW; DOUGIE TURNER AND JERRY AND HELEN FANN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GARY AND
JENNIFER FANN OF TENNESSEE…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; SANDRA AND LARRY PEDIGO AND ELIZABETH AND MIKE WATERSON ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE……AND SIX BROTHERS; CHARLES, BOBBY, BILLY, DONNIE, TERRY AND JERRY FOX ALL OF TENNESSEE……24 GRANDCHILDREN AND   
33 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/24/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE BRAVE ARE IN CHICAGO TO TAKE ON THE CUBS….







FATAL-HART UPDATE
06/21/19

STATE POLICE SAY AN  S-U-V…..TRAVELING THE WRONG WAY ON I-65 IN HART COUNTY….CRASHED INTO A GREYHOUND BUS AND SEMI IN A “HEAD-
ON” MANNER YESTERDAY….

THE DRIVER OF THE S-U-V…..37 YEAROLD CHARLES CARTWRIGHT OF LOUISVILLE…. DIED AT THE SCEHE…..
THE OPERATOR  OF THE BUS…..WHO’S IN CRITICAL CONDITION…. AND SIX OF THE  35 PASSENGERS ON THE BUS WERE ALSO INJURED…..
AND THE SEMI-DRIVER AND HIS PASSENGER REFUSED MEDICAL TREATMENT…..



HARWOOD
06/21/19

65 YEAR OLD SHARON HARWOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
12NOON TODAY (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; TOMMY HARWOOD…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MATT AND HEATHER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER AND
SON-IN-LAW; CRYSTAL AND ANDY HENSON OF ALVATON…..AND A SISTER; PRISCILLA GOMEZ OF COLORADO…..FOUR GRANDDHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
06/21/19

AT THE N-B-A DRAFT…..

MURRAY STATE’S  JA MORANT WAS THE SECOND OVER-ALL PICK AND THE FIRST PLAYER  FROM KENTUCKY  SELECTED…..

THEN……KENTUCKY’S  P-J WASHINGTON WAS THE 12TH PICK….TYLER HERO WAS 13TH…..AND KELDON JOHNSON WAS SELECTED 29TH……







FREE LAP TOP
06/19/19

BEGINNING THIS FALL…..EVERY FIRST-TIME….FULL-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENT AT KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY WILL RECEIVE A LAPTOP
COMPUTER……AS PART OF THE NEW…..QUALITY ENHANCEMNT PLAN……WHICH HAS THE GOAL OF EQUIPING STUDENTS WITH THE TECHNOLOGY
SKILLS THEY NEED TO BE READY FOR WORK….

FACULITY HAD NOTICED STUDENT WERE USING THEIR CELL PHONES  FOR CLASS WORK INSTEND OF LAP TOPS…..AND DATA SUGGESTS
DOWNLOADING  TEXTBOOKS ON CELL PHONE…..RATHER THAN ON A LARGER SCREEN….COULD HURT STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT….



NO FOUL PLAY
06/19/19

THE F-B-I  SAYS THEY THINK NO FOUL PLAY WAS INVOLVED IN THE DEATH OF A WOMAN FOUND IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK….THE BODY OF 23
YEAR OLD MARIAH DECRU WAS DISCOVERED IN A CEMETERY ON PARK GROUNDS IN MARCH…

THE AUTOPSY FOUND SHE INGESTED TOO MUCH OF AN ANTIHISTAMINE USED IN CERTAIN TYPES OF ALLERGY  AND SLEEP MEDICATIONS…..THE
MANNER OF DEATH  IS LISTED AS…..“UNDETERMINED”…..BUT AUTHORIES SAY NO FOUL PLAY IS SUSPECTED…..

PARK RANGERS CALLED THE  F-B-I  IN BECAUSE THE BODY WAS FOUND ON NATIONAL PARK PROPERTY…..



SPORTS
06/19/19

THE KENTUCKY  FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION HAS RECOMMENDED A CHANGE TO REGULATIONS  THAT WOULD ALLOW HUNTERS THE OPTION  
OF  COMPLETING THEIR TRAINING THROUGHT A FREE ONLINE COURSE…..RATHER THAN TRAVELING TO A FIRING RANGE FOR IN-PERSON TRAINING….

THE COMMISSION IS ALSO PROPOSING THAT INDIVIDUALS EXEMPT FROM HUNTING LICENSES…..OBTAIN HUNTER EDUCATION CERTIFICATON IF THEY
WERE BORN ON OR AFTER   JANUARY FIRST  TWO-THOUSAND-TWO…..

IF APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THE NEW REGULATIONS WOULD TAKE EFFECT MARCH FIRST OF NEXT YEAR…..







SCHOOL BOARD
06/18/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR FINAL MEETING OF THE FISCAL YEAR YESTERDAY…..
THE BOARD APPROVED A NEW AGREEMENT FOR LEGAL SERVICES WITH ENGLISH… LUCAS….PRIEST….AND OWSELY LAW….RATES WILL INCREASE
BY FIVE DOLLARS AND HOUR FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR  TO  220-DOLLARS AND HOUR….THEN RATES WILL INCREASE ANOTHER FIVE-
DOLLARS PER HOUR FOR THE 20-20…20-21 SCHOOL YEAR……
BUDGET AMENDMENTS TO CLOSE OUT THE CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR WERE APPROVED…..

THE SECOND YEAR OF A THREE YEAR CONTRACT WITH  H ORTHOPEDICS  PLUS WAS APPROVED FOR ATHLETIC TRAINING SERVICES…..AND THE  
SCHOOL NURSE CONTRACT WITH THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT WAS ALSO APPROVED….
THE  DISTRICT ENDED THE SCHOOL  YEAR WITH AN ATTENDANCE RATE  94-POINT-14 PERCENT…..WHICH WAS UP FROM 93-POINT-83 PERCENT THE
PREVIOUS SCHOOL YEAR…..



PLANNING COMMISION
6-18-19

THE SCOTTSVILLE-ALLEN COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT.

JAMES ROBINSON, WHO WAS REQUESTING A ZONE CHANGE FROM A SINGLE FAMILY TO A BUSINESS 2 FOR THE OLD TURNER ANTBELUM HOME AT 215
WEST CHERRY STREET, WAS DENIED. ROBINSON, WHO OVERSEES A TRUST FOR THE PROPERTY WAS REQUESTING THAT THE HOME AND PROPERTY
BECOME AN EVENT VENUE.

A SUBDIVISON PLAT FOR PROPERTY LOCATED OFF PARKVIEW SHORES DRIVE BELONGING TO JIMMY HARSTON OF SCOTTSVILLE WAS APPROVED.
A SUBDIVISON WITH 43 LOTS WILL BE CONSTRUCTED CALLED HIDEAWAY RIDGE.
ANOTHER SUBDIVION PLAT WAS APPROVED, BELONGING TO WAYNE BALLARD. 41 RESIDENTIAL LOTS WILL BE LOCATED OFF PARKVIW SHORES DRIVE.
AND THE NEW BUDGET FOR THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR WAS APPROVED.
THE NEXT MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISION IS JULY 15TH AT 7 P.M.     



PARRISH
06/18/19

65 YEAR OLD HELEN KAY PARRISH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..AND THERE WILL BE NO
VISITATION OR SERVICE AT THIS TIME AS CREMATION WAS CHOSEN……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; DEBBIE AND CHARLES TILLSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; MARSHALL
AND SHANNON GRIZZLE OF INDIANA…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; ZELMA GRIZZLE OF INDIANA AND BONNI DEITZ AND TOMMIE AND
STEVE GOOSTREE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



HIX
06/18/19

87 YEAR OLD DONALD GENE HIX OF SCOTTSILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER THREE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY……

HE’S SURVIVED BYU TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; DEBRA AND RALPH BARANY OF OWENSBORO AND DONNA AND BRYAN BEWLEY OF
BOWLING GREEN….. AND A  BROTHER;  REX OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/18/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
THE CARDINALS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE MARLINS…..
THE BRAVES ENTERTAIN THE METS…..
THE REDS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE RANG

AND THE HOT RODS ARE OFF UNTIL THURSDAY FOR THE WEST/EAST ALL STAR GAME WHICH IS TONIGHT…..







JACKSON RECEPTION
06/17/19

AFTER LEADING THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE PAST 12-YEARS…. SUPERINTENDENT RANDALL JACKSON IS RETIRING AT THE END
OF THE MONTH…. AND THIS AFTERNOON FROM ONE TO THREE…..A RECEPTONS HONORING MR. JACKSON WILL BE HELD AT THE CENTRAL OFFICE….
AND THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND……



LOTTERY SALES
06/17/19

KENTUCKY LOTTERY SALES HAVE TOPPED MORE THANT ONE-BILLION DOLLARS  FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW….

YEAR-TO-DATE SALES THROUGH THE END OF MAY WERE…..ONE-POINT-ZERO-35  BILLION   DOLLARS…..WHICH  IS EIGHT-POINT-ONE PERCENT  
AHEAD OF MAY LAST ONE….AND 13-POINT-NINE MILION DOLLARS AHEAD OF BUDGET……

THIS IS THE EARLIEST  POINT IN A FICAL YEAR FOR SALES TO HIT THE ONE-BILLION DOLLAR MARK……AND THE LOTTERY CREDITS OF SALE FOR THE   
FOR THE MEGA MILLIONS GAME….SCRATCH-OFF TICKETS….AND LOTTERY INSTANT PLAY  FOR THE INCREASE……



ELECTRIC CHARGING STATIONS
06/17/19

THE KENTUCKY PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION HAS ISSUED AN ORDER THAT ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS ARE NOT UTILITIES AND
THEREFORE SHOULD NOT BE SUBJECT TO REGULATION…..

ACCORDING TO THE P-S-C…..THE RULING  IS TO REMOVE ANY AMBIGUITY OVER THE LEGAL STATUS OF “CHARGING STATIONS”….AND PAVE THE WAY
FOR THE CONSTRUCTION  OF MORE IN THE COMMONWEALTH……

THE AGENCY NOTED IN THE ORDER THAT KENTUCKY HAS LAGGED BEHIND NEIGHBORING STATES IN THE AVAILABLITY  OF PUBLIC  “E-V”  CHARGING
STATIONS WITH ONLY  94 IN THE COMMONWELTH SO FAR….



SUPREME COURT RULINGS
06/17/19

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS RULED THAT LAW ENFORCEMENT CAN BE SUED FOR DAMAGES WHEN THEIR CAR CHASES   LEAD TO THE
DEATH OR INJURY OF A THIRD PARTY…..
THE RULING STEMS FROM AN ACCIDENT IN SCOTT COUNTY  WHEN A DRUG DEALER CRASHED HEAD-ON INTO ANOTHER VHEICLE DHRING A CHASE….
KILLING THE DRIVER…..


AND  THE HIGH COURT ALSO RULED THAT A DAMAGE WAIVER SIGNED BY A PARENT…..AT A TRAMPOLINE PARK…...DOES NOT PROTECT THE PARK
FROM LIABILITY IN THE CASE OF AN INJURED CHILD….
THE COURT SAID THAT THE PUBLIC’S INTEREST IN PROTECTING CHILDREN RENDERS LIABILITY WAIVERS AT FOR-PROFIT OPERATIONS
UNENFORCEABLE…..



SPORTS
06/17/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY….

THE CARDINALS ARE AT  HOME TO PLAY THE MARLINS….
THE BRAVES HOST THE METS…..
THE REDS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE RANGERS…..

AND THE HOT RODS ARE OFF UNTIL THURSDAY FOR THE EAST/WWEST ALL-STAR GAME…….







BOUCHER SELLS HOUSE
06/13/19

THE NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR OF SENATOR RAND PAUL…..WHO WAS CONVICTED OF ATTACKING HIM….HAS SOLD HIS HOME….

RENE BOUCHER PLEADED  GUILTY  LAST YEAR TO ASSAULTING PAUL…..WHO ALSO WON A CIVIL VERDICT AGAINST BOUCHER FOR MORE THAN  582-
THOUSAND DOLLARS…..

FOLLOWING THE SALE….. BOUCHER TURNED 482-THOUSAND DOLLARS OVER TO THE COURT……WHICH WILL BE HELD IN AN ACCOUNT UNTIL THE
CIVIL PROCEEDINGS ARE RESOLVED……



ACCIDENT-WARREN
06/13/19

A  TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON  “U-S 68”….NEAR THE INTER-SECTION WITH STAMPS ROAD IN WARREN COUNTY….SENT ONE PERSON FOR MEDICAL
TREATMENT….

STATE POLICE 41 YEAR OLD JAMES EMBRY OF MORGANTOWN WAS OPERATING A TWO-THOUSAND-SIX  MACK DUMP TRUCK…..AND HE PULLED INTO
THE PATH OF A TWO-THOUSAND-FOUR INTERNATIONAL SERVICE TRUCK DRIVEN  BY 23 YEAR OLD BLAKE  JONES OF BOWLING GREEN….

JONES WAS FLOWN TO SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER…..AN EMBRY REFUSED TREATMENT OR TRANSPORT WHILE ON THE SCENE……



SPORTS
06/13/19

THE TITANS ARE RETIRING THE NUMBERS OF EDDIE GEORGE AND THE LATE STEVE MCNAIR….

THE TITANS  SAY THIS IS HE FIRST TIME AN  N-F-L TEAM HAS RETIRED  EITHER  A NUMBER NINE OR 27….GIVING  THE LEAGE 153 NUMBERS THAT HAVE
BEEN REIRED…...

BOTH NUMBERS WILL BE RETIRED  SEPTEMBER  15TH…..AT THEIR HOME OPENER AGAINST THE   COLTS……







COAL BACK TAXES
06/12/19

COAL COMPANIES TIED TO WEST VIRGINIA GOVERNOR JIM JUSTICE ARE PROMISING TO PAY HUGE PROPERTY TAX DEBTS  OWED  TO SOME EASTERN
KENTUCKY  COUNTIES…..

HARLIN….KNOTT…..MAGOFFIN….AND PIKE COUNTD RECEIVED CHECKS LAST WEEK TOTALING JUST OVER  ONE-MILLION DOLLARS…..ACCORDING TO
THE HERALD-LEADER…..THE JUSTICE ORGANIZATION HAS ALSO PLEDGED TO PAY AN EQUAL AMOUNT OVER THE NEXT SIX MONTHS TO RESOLVE
YEARS OF DELIQUENT TAXES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..



EDMONSON SHOOTING
06/12/19

AN ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING YESTERDAY MORNING IN EDMONSON COUNTY TOOK THE LIFE OF A MALE TEEN….

THE VICTIM WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER   AT BOWLING GREEN….AND FROM THERE WAS  FLOWN TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CETNER…..
WHERE HE LATER DIED…..

THE INVESTIGATION  INTO THE SHOOTING  CONTINUES……



TODD FATAL
06/12/19

A SUNDAY ACCIDENT IN TODD COUNTY CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A LEWISBURG MAN….

AUTHORITES SAY A 1999 NISSAN CAR  DRIVEN BY MICHAEL WRIGHT WAS SOUTHBOUND ON KENTUCKY-ONE-81  WHEN IT LEFT HE ROADWAY….WENT
DOWN AN AMBANKMENT….STRUCK A TREE AND CAUGHT FIRE….



SPORTS
06/12/19

AFTER FIELDING A CO-ED SOCCER TEAM THE PAST TWO SEASONS…..THE JAMES E. BAZZLE MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HAVE BOTH  A BOYS AND GIRLS
TEAM THIS SEASON….

THE SOCCER PROGRAM AT THE CORE….WHICH IS THE FEEDER PROGRAM…. CONTINUES TO GROW  CONTRIBUTING TO THE   HIGHER NUMBBER OF
INTERESTED PLAYERS…..

LAST SEASON THE HIGH SCHOOL LAUNCHED A JUNIOR VARSITY PROGRAM….WITH THE HOPES OF FIELDING A  VARSITY TEAM IN THE NEAR FUTURE…..







CITY COUNCIL
06/11/19

DURING THEIR BUDGET WORKSHOP…..SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSED MAKING  ADJUSTMENTS TO THE WATER AND SEWER RATES…..AND
AT LAST NIGHT’S MEETING THEY   APPROVED AN ANNUAL TWO-PERCENT PRICE ADJUSTMENT…… WHICH WILL BE LOOKED AT   DURING THE BUDGET
PROCESS EACH YEAR FOR POSSIBLE ADJUSTMENT…..
THE IS ALSO CITY IS NOT GIVING A PAY RAISE THIS YEAR…..AND THEY APPROVED A “FLOATING”  DAY OFF FOR EMPLOYEES….

THE COUNCIL ALSO GAVE FINAL APPROVAL TO THE NEW BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF 11-MILLION DOLLARS….
AND APROVED A ZONE CHANGE FROM SINGLE FAMILTY…..TO MULIT-FAMILY….FOR PROPERTY  AT THREE-20 NORTH EIGHTH……



NORRIS
06/11/19

55 YEAR OLD SHANE EUGENE NORRIS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERIVES WILL
BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS WITH MILITARY HONORS…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME….GRAHAM LODGE NUMBER TWO-OH-EIGHT AND SCOTTSVILLE
CHAPTER NUMBER 60 ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR WILL HOLD RITES TOMORROW (WED) NIGHT AT SIX-30…..AND ALL MASTER MASONS WISHING
TO PARTICIPATE SHOLD BE AT THE LODGE AT SIX……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JIMMIE NORRIS….HIS MOTHER; VIRGINIA NORRIS OF SCOTTSVILLE….A BROTHER-IN-LAW; MIKE STINSON AND WIFE
CLARA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE SISTERS-IN-LAW; DIANA STEWARD AND HUSBAND HAROLD OF BOWLING GREEN, TAMMIE CROWE AND
HUSBAND BILLY OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GEORGIA BROWNFIELD OF TENNESSEE……



SPORTS
06/11/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE CARDINALS TAKE ON THE MARLINS IN MIAMI…..
THE BRAVES HOST THE PIRATES…..
THE REDS ARE ON THE ROAD TO CLEVELAND…..

AND THE HOT RODS ARE AT HOME TO  OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES WITH FORT WAYNE…..







CITY COUNCIL
06/10/19

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



LOUISVILLE AIRPORT
06/10/19

LOUISVILLE OFFICIALS HAVE UNVEILED NEW BRANDING FOR LOUISVILLE’S  AIRPORT….TO GO ALONG WITH THE RENAMING TO HONOR  MUHAMMAD
ALI……

THE AIRPORT AUTHORYT VOTED IN JANUARY TO CHANGE THE AIRPORT’S NAME TO THE…..LOUISVILLE MUHAMMAND ALI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT….

THEN FRIDAY…..A NEW LOGO WAS UNVEILED…..SHOWING A SILOUETTE  OF  ALI  WITH  ARMS RAISED AGAINST A BUTTERFLY…..



BERRY RECALL
06/10/19

GROCERY STORES OWNED BY KROGER…..ACROSS THE COUNTRY…..ARE RECALLING STORE-LABEL FROZEN BERRIES BECAUSE THEY MIGHT BE
CONTAMINATED WITH  “HEPATITIS-A”……THERE HAVE BEEN NO REPORTED ILLNESSES…..AND THE STORES INCLUSE KROGER…..RALPHS…..FRY’….
FED MEYER AND OTHERS…..

THE RECALLED FRUIT ARE BRANDED….PRIVATE SELECTION…..AND THEY  INCLUDE “FROZEN TRIPLE BERRY MEDLEY” IN THE 16-AND-48-OUNCE
SIZES…..AND “FROZN BLACKBERRIES”  IN A 16-OUNCE PACKAGE….

KROGER HAS REMOVED THE BERRIES FROM STOVE SHELVES AND CUSTOMERS WHO HAVE THEM AT HOME SHOULD NOT EAT THEM…...



LAMB
06/10/19

86 YEAR OLD BARBARA LOUISE LAMB DIED SATURDAY AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY
NATIVE  WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL  OME WITH BURIAL IN WALKER’S CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO
THE CENTER FOR  COURAGEOUS KIDS OR D-A-R…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A BROTER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; STACY AND CONNIE LAMB….AND TWO NIECES; LAUREN AND MOLLY LAMB ALL OF BOWLING
GREEN…..



SPORTS
06/10/19

PATRIOT HEAD FOOTBALL COACH BRAD HOOD HAS INFORMED NEWSWATCH THAT THE PATRIOT FOOTBALL CAMP…..SCHEDULED FOR TODAY AND
TOMORROW….HAS BEEN POSTPONED  DUE TO THE AMOUNT OF RAIN AND POSSIBILITIES OF MORE INCOMING WEATHER…..

THE CAMP WILL BE RESHEDULED  FOR A LATER DATE…..







CCK EXPANSION
06/05/19

A LARGE CROWED WAS ON HAD YESTERDAY…..AS THE CENTER FOR COURAGEOUS KIDS HELD A RIBBON CUTTING FOR THEIR FIRST EXPANSION IN
12-YEARS…..A TREE HOUSE CALL “ADVENTURE LODGE”……WHICH WILL BE USED FOR ART AND MUSIC THERAPY AND NATURE PROGRAM……

C-C-K OFFERS FREE…..YEAR ROUND….CAMPING OPPORTUNITIES   FOR KIDS THAT SUFFER FROM VARIETY  OF ILLNESSES AND
HANDICAPS……CAMPERS FROM 49-STATE AND 14-COUNTIES HAVE BEEN COMING TO THE CENTER FOR THE PAST         10-YEARS…..

NEXT YEAR…..C-C-K   WILL BE OPENING A MINITURE GOLF COURSE……



ELECTION CERTIFICATION DELAYED
06/05/19

KENTUCKY ELECTION OFFICIALS HAVE DELAYED CERTIFYING STATEWIDE PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS…..AFTER THE COMMONWELATH’S CHIEF
ELECTON OFFICIAL IDENTIFIED A SERIES  OF DISCREPANCIES IN VOTE COUNTS…..WHICH WON’T CHANGE ANY OUTCOMES OF LAST MONTH’S
PRIMARY ELECTION……

SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES SAID THE DELAY IS DUE TO A NEW STATE LAW THAT REMOVED MUCH OF HER AUTHORITY OVER
THE STADE BORD OF ELECTIONS……

BUT BOARD CHAIRMAN JOSH BRANSCUM DIDN’T BLAME THE LAW FOR THE CERTIFICATION DELAY……BUT DID SAY THE BOARD  NEEDS TO MAKE
SOME CLARIFICATIONS BEFORE  IT MEETS ON FRIDAY……



KACO DIRECTOR
06/05/19

THE KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES HAS A NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR…..

FORMER SIMPSON COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVE JIM HENDERSON…..WHO HAS SERVED AS DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SINCE  JANUARY OF LAST
YEAR…..WILL ASSUME HIS NEW DUTIES IMMEDIATELY…..

HENDERSON  WAS SIMPSON JUDGE EXECUTIVE FOR FIVE TERMS BEFORE ACCEPTING HIS POSITION WITH THE KA-CO……...



SPORTS
06/05/19

KENTUCKY DEER HUNTERS WILL HAVE A LONGER PERIOD IN THE FIELD…..WITH THEIR CROSSBOWS…..AFTER A PROPOSAL TO EXPAND THE SEASON
WENT INTO EFFECT MAY 31ST…..

THE NEW CROSSBOW SEASON WILL OPEN THE THIRD SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER…. AND CLOSE THE THIRD MONDAY IN JANUARY…..

THIS YEAR’S SEASON WILL BEGIN SEPTEMBER 21ST AND CONTINUE THRU JANUARY 20TH……







GOVERNOR PENSION PLAN
06/04/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAYS HE’S AGREED TO CHANGES TO HIS PENSION-RELIEF PLAN…..IN AN EFFORT TO WIN SUPPORT FROM LAWMAKERS
WHOSE VOTES WOULD BE NEEDED TO PASS IT IN A SPECIAL LEGISLALTIVE SESSION….

BEVIN SAYS HIS PROPOSAL HAS BEEN AMENDED “ON A NUMBER OF FRONTS”…..BUT HASN’T PROVIDED SPECIFICS…..

UNLESS ACTON IS TAKEN…..REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES AND MANY QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES  FACE BALLOONING  COSTS  BEGINNING JULY
FIRST……



MCCRACKEN SHORTFALL
06/04/19

THE NEW FISCAL YEAR IS APPROACHING….AND MCCRACKEN COUNTY IN WESTERN KENTUCKY IS EXPECTED TO HAVE AN 890-THOUSAND DOLLAR  
BUDGET SHORTFALL……

ACCORDING TO THE PADUCAH SUN…..FOR YEARS  THE COUNTY HAS BEEN SPENDING MORE THAN IT BRINGS IN…..COVERING THE COSTS WITH
SAVINGS FROM EARLIER YEARS…..BUT DEPUTY JUDGE-EXECUTIVE STEVE DOOLITTLE SAY HE EXPECTS  HALF OF THE REMAINING  TWO-POINT-EIGHT
MILLION DOLLRS IN SAVINGS TO BE GONE BY THE END OF THIS FISCAL YEAR……

DOOLITLE HAS PROPOSED A   FIVE-PERCENT REDUCTION IN THE PROPOSED BUDGET OF NEARLY  30-MILLION DOLLARS…………



HABEGGER’S MARKET
06/04/19

HABEGGER’S AMISH MARKET IS ONE OF THE 80 CERTIFIED  FARM MARKETS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH  ACCEPTED INTO THE…..TWENTY-19  
KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU  CERTIFIED ROADSIDE FARM  MARKET PROGRAM….

IN JOINING THE ROADSIDE MARKET PROGRAM….HABEGGER’S  HAS COMMITED TO OFFERING  QUALITY PRODUCTS AND SERVICE TO THEIR
CUSTOMERS…..

MARKETS CERTIFIED THROGH THE PROGAM  ARE IDENTIFIED  BY THE ”CORNUCOPIA LOGO”  AND LISTED IN THE  K-F-B  CERTIFIED ROADSIDE FARM
MARKET DIRECTORY…..
THE PROGRAM ALSO PROVIDES COLLECTIVE ADVERTISING…..PROMOTIONAL ITEMS…..EDUCATIONAL TOUR OPPORTUNITIES…..AND OTHER
MARKETING BENEFITS WITH THE INTENT TO INCREASE THE NET FARM INCOME OF MEMBER MARKETS……



FANCY FARM PICNIC
06/04/19

FORMER  K-E-T JOURNALIST AND GLASGOW NATIVE…..BILL GOODMAN….WILL EMCEE THE POLITICAL SPEAKING AT THIS YEAR’S FANCY FARM PICNIC….

THE ANNUAL FUND RAISER……WHICH IS THE KICK-OFF TO THE FALL POLITICAL SEASON…..IS SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST THIRD…….

GOODMAN IS CURRENTLY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE KENTUCKY HUMANITIES COUNCIL…….…



BROWN
06/04/19

31 YEAR OLD CODY ONEAL BROWN OF ALVATON DIED SUNDAY AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITAION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SCHARRE BROWN…..A  SON; LEELAND…..TWO DAUGHTERS; ARIEL AND HANNAH…..HIS MOTHER; DONIATA BROWN…..
HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW; CATHY HAULK…..AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; AL AND STELLA BROWN AND EDWARD AND MICHELLE MURRAY ALL
OF ALVATON….AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; MINDAY RODREGUEZ AND LADONYA AND MARON DAVIS ALL OF BOWLING GREEN……



SPORTS
06/04/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS ARE AT HOM TO PLAY THE REDS….
THE BRAVES ARE ON THE ROAD TO PITTSBURGH……

AND THE HOT RODS OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES IN SOUTH BEND….







SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM
06/03/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS AGAIN PARTICIPATING IN THE “SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM”…..WHICH PROVIDES FREE
BREAKFAST AND LUNCH TO ALL CHILDREN…..18 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER…..REGARDLESS OF RACE…..COLOR…..NATIONAL ORIGIN…..SEX…..OR
DISABILITY…..

THE PROGRAM BEGINS TODAY….AND BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED FROM 7-30 TO    9-30 AT THE HIGH SCHOOL AND FROM 7-30 TO 8-30 AT THE
CORE…..

LUNCH WILL THEN BE SERVED FROM 10-30 TO 12-30 AT THE HIGH SCHOOLL….11-TO 11-25 AT THE HOUSING AUTHORITY AND COUNTRY PLACE
APARTMENTS…..FROM    11-35 TO 12NOON AT ALCO APARTMENTS……11-45 TO12-30 AT THE CORE…..12NOON TO 12-25 AT JIM MCDANIEL PARK…..AND
FROM 12-10 TO 12-30 AT LANDMARK APARTMENTS…..

LUNCH WILL ALSO BE SERVED AT THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IN JULY……



FLAGS TO HALF STAFF
06/03/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN IS CALLING FOR AMERICAN AND KENTUCKY FLAGS TO BE LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF TO HONOR THE VICTIMS OF THE VIRGINIA
BEACH SHOOTINGS ON FRIDAY AND THEIR FAMILIES….

THE FLAGS SHOULD REMAIN AT HALF=STAFF UNTIL SUNSET TOMORROW……



CUNNINGHAM
06/03/19

70 YEAR OLD CAROLYN MCINTYRE CUNNINGHAM OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT PLEASANT HOME MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH WITH  BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNON (MON) AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND AFTER ONE TOMORROW (TUES)  AFTERNOON AT THE CHURCH……..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; WINSTON CUNNINGHAM….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; WESLEY AND TONDA OF SCOTTSVILLE AND
WARREN AND LAURA OF SMITHS GROVE……AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; FREEMAN AND MARY MCINTYRE OF GLASGOW AND FRANKIE
AND ANITA MCINTYRE OF FOUNTAIN RUN……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO STEP-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/03/19

AT THE STATE TRACK AND FIELD MEET….

AC/S JUNIOR DAVI THOMPSON FINISHED 13TH I THE FIELD OF 21 IN THE CLASS TWO-A TRIPLE JUMP COMPETITION….

THOMPSON’S BEST DISTANCE WAS 40-FEET…10-AND-A-HALF INCHES ON THIS THIRD AND FINAL JUMP……


THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED FRIDAY ITS REMOVING ITS BAN ON ALCOHOL SALES AT SPORTING EVENTS…....BUT IS LEAVING THE
DECISION ON HOW TO PROCEED IN THE HANDS OF EACH INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL…..

THE SEC WAS THE ONLY ONE…..OF THE FIVE MAJOR CONFERENCES….WITH SUCH A BAN IN PLACE…..

BEER AND WINE SALES WILL BE ALLOWED STARTING AUGUST FIRST…..







GIFT BAN UPHELD
05/31/19

THE U-S  SIX CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS  ISSUED A RULING YESTERDAY UPHOLDING KENTUCKY’S BAN ON CONTRIBUTIONS AND GIFTS FROM
LOBBYISTS…..

THE  OPINION  REVERSED A RULING OF THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY WHICH HAD STRUCK DOWN THE CONTRIBUTION AND GIFT BANS
FROM LOBBYISTS TO LEGISLATORS……

THE SUIT CLAIMED SEVERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S CAMPAIGN FINANCE AND ETHICS STAUTES VIOLATED  FIRST AND 14TH AMENDMENT
RIGHTS……

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PASSED MAJOR ETHICS REFORMS IN 1993 FOLLOWING THE  “BOPTROT” SCANDAL……



PENSION PLAN
05/31/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAYS IT’S UP TO THE G-O-P LED LEGISLATURE TO MUSTER THE VOTES NEEDED TO PASS HIS PENSION-RELIEF   PLAN IN A
SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION HE WANTS TO CALL…..
HOWEVER…..LEGISLATIVE LEADERS  SAY THEY’VE MADE IT CLEAR  THAT IT’S THE GOVERNOR’S RESPONSIBIITY  TO GET THEM TO VOTE FOR THE
BILL…..

REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES….AS-WELL-AS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS….RAPE CRISIS CENTERS…..AND MANY OTHER QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL
AGENCIES FACE BALLOONING PENSION COSTS ON JULY FIRST UNLESS ACTION IS TAKEN……



HIGHLAND GAMES
05/31/19

THE  GLASGOW HIGHLAND GAMES BEGIN TODAY….

LUNCH WITH THE CHIEF IS AT 12NOON…..
THERE WILL BE MORNING AND AFTERNOON SEMINARS…..
AND THE CEILIDH IS TONIGHT AT SIX-30……



SPORTS
05/31/19

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE BRAVES ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE TIGERS….
THE CARDINALS ENTERTAIN THE CUBS…..
THE REDS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE NATIONALS…..

AND THE HOT RODS OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES IN LANSING…..







HEMP TRANSPORTATON
05/30/19

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES  SAYS   A  PUBLISHED  LEGAL OPINION FROM THE  U-S DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE…..
STARING HEMP CAN BE TRANSPORTED ACROSS STATE LINES….PROVIDES MUCH NEED CERTAINITY FOR THE HEMP INDUSTRY…..

THE OPINION SAYS HEMP CAN BE TRANSPORTED  ACROSS STATE LINES….EVEN THROUGH STATES   THAT HAVEN’T PASSSED LAWS ALLOWING THE
CROP’S PRODUCTION…..AS THE LEGAL OPINION  NOTES THE TWENTY-18 FARM BILL REMOVED HEMP FROM A FEDERAL LIST OF CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCES……

WHILE STATES ARE FREE TO PROHIBIT THE PRODUCTION OF HEMP…..THEY STILL MUST ALLOW IT TO BE TRANSPORTED THROUGH THEIR
JURISDICTIONS….. HOWEVER…..THE CROP MUST HAVE BEEN PRODUCED UNDER A  U-S-D-A  LICENSE…..BY A  U-S-D-A  APPROVED STATE…..OR
UNDER A TWENTY-14 FEDERAL PILOT PROJECT FOR HEMP……



PARKING LOTS
05/30/19

AS YOU MAKE TRAVEL PLANS FOR TOMORROW AND SATURDAY……

KEEP IN MIND THAT THE PARKING LOT AT THE ALLEN COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER ON WOOD STREET WILL HAVE THE PARKING LOT SEALED
AND STRIPPED TOMORROW AND SATURDAY…..

AND THE PARKING LOT AT THE ALLEN COUINTY JUDICIAL CENTER ON EAST MAIN STREET WILL HAVE THE PARKING LOT SEALED AND STRIPPED
SATURDAY……



FARMERS MARKET
05/30/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY FARMERS MARKET WILL OPEN FOR THE SEASON…..THIS SATURDAY….AS THEY WILL BE SET UP IN THE LIBRARY QUADRANT  OF
THE SQUARE FROM  EIGHT TO 12NOON…..

THEN BEGINNING THURSDAY, JUNE SIXTH…..THE FARMERS MARKET WILL BE SET UP ON THE SQUARE EACH THURSDAY AND SATURDAY  THRU
OCTOBER……

THE MARKET  ALSO HAS A NEW…..DOUBLE DOLLAR….PROGRAM FOR SENIORS AND WIC PARTICIPANTS…..
WHICH WILL ALLOW INDI VIDUALS TO USE A FOOD COUPON…..THEN THEY WILL BE GIVEN ANOTHER COUPON…..FOR THE SAME AMOUNT…..FROM THE
FARMERS MARKET……



WARREN FATAL
05/30/19

AN ACCIDENT AROUND 12:30 THIS MORNING…..IN THE 77-HUNDRED BLOCK OF MORGANTOWN ROAD IN WARREN COUNTY…..CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A
BOWLING GREEN RESIDENT…..…..

ACCORDING TO THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT….UPON ARRIVAL DEPUTIES LOCATED  A TWENTY-13  DODGE  DART IN THE MIDDLE
OF THE ROADWAY….. APPARENLTY  IT HAD LEFT THE ROAD  AND STRUCK SEVERAL LARGE TREES BEFORE COMING TO REST IN THE ROADWAY……

THE DRIVER….22 YEAR OLD SARAH HOOD…..DIED AT THE SCENE……



MCCONNELL CHALLENGER
05/30/19

A FORMER ONE-TERM STATE LAWMAKER SAYS HE WILL CHALLENGE SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL IN NEXT YEAR’S REUBLLICAN PRIMARY…..

FORMER REPRESENTATIVE  WESLEY MORGAN  A RICHMOND LIQUOR STORE OWNER……CALLED MCCONNELL A  “SELF-SERVING SENATOR”  WHO
WAITS SO SEE “WHICH WAY THE WIND IS BLOWING”  BEFORE TAKING A STAND….

MORGAN….WHO WAS ELECTED TO THE KENTUCKY HOUSE IN TWENTY-16…..BUT WAS DEFEATED TWO YEARS LATER…..SAYS HE SUPPORTS  
CONGRESSONAL  TERM LIMITS…..



PRESTONBURG WEATHER DEATH
05/30/19

A SEVERE STROM IN EASTERN KENTUCKY YESTERDAY IS BEING BLAMED FOR THE DEATH OF A PRESTONSBURG MAN….

AUTHORITIES SAY A MOTORIST WAS DRIVING DOWN A STREET….WHEN  THE ROOF OF A BUILDING WAS BLOWN OFF AND IT LANDED ON THE MOVING
VEHICLE…..

A PASSENGER WAS ABLE TO ESCAPE UNHARMED…..



BARTON
05/30/19

52 YEAR OLD ROBERT CHARLES “BOB” BARTON-SENIOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON SATURDAY AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SHAWN BARTON…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; ROBERT JUNIOR AND COURTNEY OF LOUISVILLE…..A DAUGHTER-
BRITTANY MORGAN OF OHIO…..A STEP DAUGHTER AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW; TASHA AND MATT LIPINSKI OF COLORADO…..HIS PARENTS; BOBBY AND
KITTY BARTON…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; WILLIAM AND JOANNA ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JENNIFER
AND IAN CROSS OF TEXAS…..PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; AVA LUCIAN…..AND PATERNAL STEP-GRANDMOTERH MILDRED BARTON  BOTH OF
LOUISVILLE…..AND HIS IN-LAWS; BENNY AND LINDA GUMM OF SCOTTSVILLE……A GRANDCHILD AND A STEP-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/30/19

EIGHT  AC/S STUDENT-ATHLETES HAVE RECEIVED…..TRIPLE THREAT AWARDS…. FROM THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION…..
JAX COOPER…..TYLER FORD…..TRACE MCINTYRE…..BRETT RIPPY…..CAYDEN  ROSS…..OWEN STAMPER……TAD KOLTIN  TAYLOR  AND CHASE WARD
RECEIVED  THE HONOR    FOR THE TWWNTY18-19 SCHOOL YEAR…..

THE  “TRIPLE THREAT AWARDS”  WERE CREATED BY THE  K-H-S-DOUBLE-A   AS A WAY TO RECOGNIZE STUDENTS WHO TAKE PART IN HIGH SCHOOL
ATHLETICS AT THE VARSITY LEVEL DURING THE  FALL…..WINTER….AND  SPRING….

ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH…..269  OF THE 280  “K-H-S-A-A”  MEMBER SCHOOLS HAD AT LEAST ONE HONOREE….11 SCHOOLS  HAD AT LEAST  16-
HONOREES….. WITH  VILLA MADONNA TOPPING THE LIST WITH 23-STUDENTS……

OVERALL 18-HUNDRED-78 STUDENT-ATHLETES RECEIVED THE  “TRIPLE THREAT AWARD”   THIS YEAR……







CHEMICAL DESTRUCTION
05/29/19

THE DESCTUCTION OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS STORED IN THE COMMONWEALTH SINCE THE 1940s IS SET TO BEGIN….

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..THE DESTRUCTION OF CHEMICAL AGENTS INCLUDING MUSTARD GAS AND SARIN WILL BEGIN IN JUNE…..
AFTER DECADES OF PLANNING AND PREPARATIONS…..

THE WEAPONS ARE STORED AT THE BLUE GRASS ARMY DEPOT IN RICHMOND…. MORE THAN 100-THOUSAND CHEMICAL-FILLED MUNITIONS .STORED
IN EARTH COVERED IGLOOS…..WILL BE ELIMINATED  BY TWENTY-23…….



U-S BANK SCAM
05/29/19

U-S BANK IS  WARNING  OF A  “PHISHING PHONE SCAM” THAT IS TRYING TO GET INDIVIDUALS TO GIVE OUT THEIR INFORMATION  VIA TEXT MESSAGE….

PEOPLE ARE GETTING TEXTS   FROM A  NUMBER THAT CLAIMS TO BE  U-S BANAK  AND THE TEXT INCLUDES A LINK FOR INDIVIDUALS TO CLICK ON…..
THE TEXT SAYS THE PERSON HAS RECENTLY MADE SOME PURCHASES THAT THE BBANK  NEEDS TO ASK ABOUT…..

U-S BANK OFFICIALS  SAY IF THEY WANT TO CONTACT A  CUSTOMER THEY WILL DO SO THRU THEIR MOBILE  BANKING “APP”  OR  E-MAIL…..BUT WILL
NEVER INCLUDE A LINK…….



HOBDY-CORRECTION
05/28/19

86 YEAROLD MARY JANE COVINGTON HOBDY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY MORNING AT
11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (THURS)  
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…...AND FOR MRS. HOBDY’S FUNERAL COUNTY OFFICES AND CITY OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY FROM 10 TO
ONE………






MANION
05/29/19

65 YEAR OLD ELAINE ALLEN MANION OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT
THREE AT SCOTTSVILLE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH  WITH BURIAL IN SMITH CEMETERY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; WHITNEY AND PAUL WIHELM OF SCOTTSVILLE AND CASEY AND CORY EDWARDS OF
GLASGOW……AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-ISN-LAW; ;ANA AND LANNY HATCHER, TERRI  ROBERTSON AND TERESA AND GARY SEXTON ALL
OF GLASGOW…….THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



CHERRY
05/29/19

61 YEAR OLD RONNIE JOE CHERRY OF BOWLING GREEN….AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE….DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN….. MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT FIVE AT THE PAVILLON ON THE RIGHT PAST BARREN RIVER DAM ON
HIGHWAY TWO-52….. EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY  MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHER-IN-LAW; RONNIE AND CATHY AND MATTHEW…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS; ANGEL CLINE AND CHASITY
CHERRY ALL  OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; LONNIE AND PAULA OF BOWLING GREEN AND EDDIE AND SANDY OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER; JUDY BEAL OF BOWLING GREEN…..SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/29/19

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END LAST NIGHT FOR THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM AS THEY  LOST  TO SOUTH WARREN IN THE FOURTH REGION
TOURNAMENT SEMI-FINAL GAME 8 TO 3….







MAMMOTH CAVE BENEFITS
05/28/19

A NEW NATIONAL PARK SERVICE  REPORT SHOWS THAT 533-THOUSAND VISITORS TO MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK   IN TWENTY-18…..SPENT JUST
OVER 45-MILLION DOLLARS  IN COMMUNITIES NEAR THE PARK…..

THAT SPENDING SUPPORTED 599-JOBS IN THE LOCAL AREA  AND HAD A CUMULATIVE BENEFIT TO THE LOCAL ECONOMY OF   62-MILLION DOLLARS….
AS TOURIAM IS A MAJOR ECONOMIC DRIVER  IN THE COMMONWEALTH   AND IN THE LOCAL ECONOMY AS WELLOCNTY AS WELL….

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK IS LOCATED IN  BARREN….EDMONSON….AND HAT COUNTIES…..AND THE PARK REGULARLY COORDINATES WITH
THE CHAMBER AND TOURISM BOARDS OF THE COUNTIES…..AS-WELL-AS THE COMMUNITIES OF BROWNSVILLE…..CAVE CITY….HORSE CAVE…..PARK
CITY…AND BOWLING GREEN TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE TOURIAM THROUGHOUT THE REGION….



FATAL-HART
05/28/19

AN ACCIDENT ON I-65….SOUTH OF BONNIEVILLE SATURDAY NIGHT…..RESULTED IN MULTIPLE FATALITIES…..

STATE POLICE SAY A TWENTY-13 DODGE VAN……DRIVEN BY  36 YEAR OLD AGUSTIN GONZALEZ  OF NORTH CAROLINA  STRUCK  A TOW  TRUCK….
OPERATED  BY 55 YEAR OLD JEFFERY WATKINS  OF ROCKFIELD IN THE REAR….THE TOW  TRUCK WAS STOPPED   WITH ITS YELLOW CAUTION LIGHTS
ON  ASSISTING ANOTHER VEHICLE…..

THE DRIVER OF THE VAN DIED AT THE SCENE……..A SIX  YEAR OLD PASSENTER WAS TAKEN TO  CAVERNA MEMORIAL HOSPTIAL WERE SHE  DIED….A
TWO YEAR OLD WAS FLOWN TO NORTON’S HOSPTIAL WERE WHERE SHE LATER DIED…...AND AN EIGHT YEAR OLD WAS TAKEN TO HARDIN MEMORIAL
HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT…..

THE TOW TRUCK DRIVER WASN’T INJURED……



HOBDY
05/28/19

86 YEAROLD MARY JANE COVINGTON HOBDY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY MORNING AT
11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (TUES) AT
THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JOHNNY AND DEBORAH AND TIM AND JOHNNA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND TWO SISTERS
AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; HARRIETTE FOWLER OF SCOTTSVILLE AND BETTY AND HERBERT WESTMORELAND OF MISSOURI……A GRANDCHILD, FOUR
STEP-GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



STINSON
05/28/19

90 YEAR OLD JUNE BELL STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED)
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION METHODIST CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (TUE)
AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DON AND TERESA OF SCOTTSVILLE AND STEVE AND LINDA OF TENNESSEE……AND TWO
SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; EULA STEPHENS AND MATTIE AND BILL SHOCKLEY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND 13 GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/28/19

THE FOURTH REGION BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGAN YESTERDAY……AS THE PATRIOTS DOWNED CUMBERLAND COUNTY....


AND THE LADY PATRIOTS LOST TO SOUTH WARREN…..

OTHER BASEBALL WINNERS WERE  SOUTH WARREN….RUSSELL COUNTY….AND BOWLING GREEN….

AND IN THE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT….WARREN EAST….FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….AND LOGAN COUNTY ALSO WON…..



AT THE FOURTH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT TODAY…..

WARREN EAST TANGLES WITH FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY GOES AGAINST SOUTH WARREN……

IN THE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT……
RUSSELL COUNTY TAKES ON BOWLING GREEN…..
AND THE PATRIOTS PLAY SOUTH WARREN……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK……AND 99-POINT THREE-….WVLE…..STARTING AT FOUR-50
THIS AFTERNOON……







STONE
05/26/19

95 YEAR OLD ANNICE KATHRYN RAGSDALE STONE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 11 AT SCOTTSVILLE FDIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CENETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER FOUR TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME….AND AFTER NINE WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; SANDA AND MICHAEL MCCLARY…..AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; GARY AND LETA ANN…..
THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



CLABORNE
05/26/19

78 YEAR OLD NINA RAYE CALVERT CLAIBORNE DIED YESTERDAY (SAT) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CEDAR CROSS CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER TWO TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BU HER HUSBAND; CLESSIE CLAIBORNE….TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; VICKIE AND DOUG PHILLIPS AND CHRISTAL
ATWOOD….AND A SON; SCOTTY…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……




SPORTS
05/26/19

THE FOURTH REGION BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN TOMORROW AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..

THE PATROTS START  PLAY AT 12-15 AS THEY TAKE ON  CUMBERLAND COUNTY…..

THEN AT SEVEN….THE LADY PATRIOTS TANGLE WITH SOUTH WARRREN….

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….WVLE…..STARTING AT 12NOON
TOMORROW…..







GEORGIA PACIFIC EXPANSION
05/23/19

GEORGIA-PACIFIC  CONSUMBER PRODUCTS GROUP IS EXPANDING ITS BOWLING GREEN  OPERATIONS…..WITH A NEARLY   100-MILLION DOLLAR
INVESTMENT…..THAT WILL CREATE MORE THAN 50 FULL-TIME JOBS….

THE SIZE OF THE CURRENT FACILITY……LOCATED IN THE SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY INDUSTRIAL PARK….. WILL BE EXPANDED BY 80-THOUDAND
SQAURE FEET TO INCREASE PRODUCTION FOR   DIXIE PLATES  AND BOWLS…..

CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY…..AND IT’S ANTICIPATED THE ROJECT WILL BE FINISHED IN THE FIRST HALF OF 20-20……



KY VOTER TURN OUT
05/23/19

THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE SAYS VOTER TURN-OUT  IN TUESDAY’S PRIMARY ELECTION WAS HIGHER THAN PROJECTED…..AS
NEARLY        20-PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS CAST BALLOTS  TO CHOOSE NOMINEES IN THE GOVERNOR’S RACE AND OTHER STATEWIDE
OFFICES…..

VOTER TURN-OUT HAD BEE PROJECT  AT 12-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..AND IN ALLEN COUNTY…..16-POINT-SIX PERCENT OF VOTERS WENT TO THE
POLLS…..

THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS WILL MEET  JUNE FOURTH  TO CERTIFY VOTE TOTALS…..



FERRY CLOSED
05/23/19

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY……IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK…..IS CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY DUE TO LOW WATER
LEVELS…..

FERRY SERVICE WILL RESUME OPERATIONS ONCE RIVE LEVELS RAISE ENOUGH TO OPERATE THE FERRY BOAT…..

AMD TO CHECK THE CURENT STATUS OF THE GREEN RIVER FERRY…..FOLLOW MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK   ON TWITTER OR FACEBOOK…..OR
CALLL…..      TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-FIVE-EIGHT-21-66……



SPORTS
05/23/19

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP BASEBALL GAME  LAST NIGHT….THE PATRIOTS CAME BACK AFTER BEING DOWN  FIVE TO ONE….TO DEFEAT  
THE GLASGOW SCOTTIES EIGHT TO SIX……

IN THE DISTRICT SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A SEVEN TO ONE DECISION TO BARREN COUNTY…..

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WILL BEGIN PLAY IN THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT ON MONDAY……







SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM
05/22/19

AGAIN THIS SUMMER…..THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS PARTICIPATING IN THE   SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM….WHICH
PROVIDES  FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH TO ALL CHILDREN…..18 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER….. REGARDLESS OF RACE…..COLOR….. NATIONAL
ORIGIN….SEX….OR DISABILITY……

THE PROGRAM BEGINS JUNE THIRD….AND BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED FROM 7-30 TO 9-30 AT THE HIGH SCHOOL AND FROM 7-30 TO 8-30 AT THE
CORE….

LUNCH WILL THEN BE SERVED FROM 10-30 TO 12-30 AT THE HIGHSCHOOL…..11-TO 11-25 AT THE HOUSING AUTHORITY AND COUNTRY PLACE
APARTMENTS…..FROM    11-35 TO 12NOON AT ALCO APARTMENTS…..11-45 TO 12-30 AT THE CORE……12NOON TO 12-25 AT JIM MCDANIEL  PARK…..
AND FROM 12-10 TO 12-30 AT LANDMARK APARTMENTS….

LUNCH WILL ALSO BE SERVED AT THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY JULY  9TH, 11, 16TH, 18TH AND  25TH…..



FISH AND WILDLIFE AUDIT
05/22/19

AUDITOR MIKE HARMON HAS RELEASED THE FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-18  AUDIT OF THE KENTUKCY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE….WHICH
CONTAINS TWO FINDINGS….

THE DEPARTMENT FAILED TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM OUTSIDE BANK ACCOUNTS…. TO KENTUCKY’S STATE TREASURY IN A TIMELY MANNER……
AND THEY FAILEF  TO  RECONCILE SALES OF HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES AND PERMITS TO THE COMMONWESLTH’S  GOVERNMENT
ACCOUNTING SYSTEM KNOWN AS  “E-MARS”…..



REWARD
05/22/19

THE F-B-I IS OFFERING A 50-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD  FOR  INFORMATION IN THE INVESTIGATION OF A MURDERD BARDSTOWN POLICE
OFFICER…..

OFFICER JASON ELLIS WAS KILLED  ON HIS WAY HOME  IN MAY OF TWENTY-13…. WHEN  HE STOPPED TO REMOVE DEBRIS  THAT HAD BEEN PLACE ON
AN EXIT RAMP…..WHEN HE WAS SHOT AND KILLED….

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION  CAN SEND TIPS TO….ELLIS-CASE-E-TIPS-AT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……



ELECTION RESULTS
05/22/19

YESTERDAY WAS PRIMARY ELECTON DAY…..AS 16-PPONT-SEVEN PERCENT  OF ALLEN COUNTY’S REGISTERED VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS……

THERE WAS ONE LOCAL RACE ON THE BALLOT TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM IN THE FIFTH MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT…..AS ANTHONY THOMPSON
DEFEATED TIM MILLER 265 VOTES TO 101……
IN THE REPUBLICAN RACE FOR GOVERNOR…..ROBERT GOFORTH WAS THE WINNER IN ALLEN COUNTY WITH 764 VOTES, CURRENT GOVERNOR MATT
BEVIN RECEIVED 716 VOTES…..WILLIAM WOODS HAD 60 VOTES…..AND IKE LAWRENCE  40……
THE SECRETARY OF STATE; RACE  SAW  MICHEAL ADAMS GETTING  728 VOTES, ANDREW ENGLISH 392, 160 VOTES FOR STEPHEN KNIPPER AND 136
VOTES FOR CARL NETT…..
IN THE RACE FOR ATORNEY GENERAL…..DANIEL  CAMERON  DEFEATED  WILL SCHRODER 783 VOTES TO 653…..
INCUMBET COMMISSIONER OF AGRCULTURE RYAN QUARLES  RAN AWAY FROM BILL POLYNIAK   ONE-THOUSAND-170  VOTES TO  291…..


THE DEMOCRATIC RACE FOR GOVERNOR SAW   ANDY BESHEAR RECEIVING 324 VOTES, ROCKY ADKINS 198 VOTES, ADAM EDELEN HAD 93 VOTES AND
GEOFFREY YOUNG 23…..
THE SECRETARY OF STATE RACE….HAD HEATHER FRENCH HENRY WITH  325 VOTES…..JASON BELCHER RECEIVED  141 VOTES, JASON GRIFFITH 107
AND GEOFF SEBESTA   16……
IN THE RACE FOR AUDIT  OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS…..SHERI DONAHUE WAS THE WINNER  IN ALLEN COUNTY WITH 212 VOTES, KELSEY  COOTS HAD 194,
79 VOTES FOR DREW CURTIS AND 67 FOR CHRIS TOBE……
MICHAEL BOWMAN  DEFEATED JOSH MERS 389 VOTES TO 152 IN THE STATE TREASURER RACE
AND IN THE RACE FOR COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE……ROBERT CONWAY DEFEATED JOE TRIGG   349 VOTES TO  JOE TRIGG’S  217…..



STATEWIDE RESULTS
05/22/19

THE BEVIN/BESHEAR BATTLE OF THE PAST FOUR YEARS WILL BE GOING TO THE VOTERS THIS FALL AS GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  WON THE
REPUBLICAN PRIMARY…. AND WILL BE SEEKING A SECOND TERM……WHILE  CURRENT ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR WON THE DEMOCRATIC
NOMINATION FOR GOVERNOR….

REPUBLICAN   MICHAEL ADAMS WILL FACE DEMOCRAT HEAHER HENERY FRENCH IN THE SECRETAY OF STATE CONTEST….
AND INCUMBET REPUBLICAN  RYAN QUARLES WILL SQUARE OFF AGAINST DEMOCRAT ROBERT CONWAY IN THE RACE FOR AGRICULTURE
COMMISSIONER…..

RUNNING UNCONTESTED RACES YESTERDAY  WERE  REPUBLICAN DANIEL CAMERON FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL….
AND DEMOCRATS SHERI DONAHUE  FOR AUDITOR AND MICHAEL BOWMAN FOR TREASURER…..



SPORTS
05/22/19

THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED TONIGHT AS  THE LADY PATRIOT TANGLE WITH BARREN COUNTY…..

IN THE 15TH DISTRICT  CHAMPIONSHIP BASEBALL GAME….THE PATRIOTS PLAY GLASGOW…….
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT  FIVE-45 THIS
AFTERNOON……


FORMER LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL COACH DENNY CRUM HAS BEEN HOSPITALIZED AFTER SUFFERING A STROKE….

CRUM WILL TURN 82 ON SATURDAY……


AT THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY……
BARREN COUNTY DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY 11 TO ONE…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DOWNED GLASGOW  BY THE SAME SCORE OF 11 TO ONE……







PLANNING AND ZONING MEETING
5-21-19

THE PLANNING &A ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT AND DURING A PUBLIC HEARING SEVERAL PEOPLE SPOKE ABOUT A ZONE CHANGE FROM
SINGLE FAMILY TO “B-TWO”  AT  TWO-15 WEST CHERRY….FOR THE   J- L  TURNER MANSION….

DURING THE HEARING…..NEIGHBORS ADDRESSD THE COMMISSION WITH CONCERNS OF POSSIBLE LOUD NOISE….ROAD BLOCKAGES….AND
PARKING  JUST TO NAME A FEW.
THE ANTUBELLUM HOME, NOW IN TRUST FOR TWO GRANDCHILDREN…..UNTIL THEY TURN 55  WHICH WILL BE 32 YEARS FROM NOW…..IS A HISTORIC
HOME WHICH STILL HOUSES THE ORIGIAL OWNERS PROPERTY.
JAMES ROBINSON….MANAGER OF THE PROPERTY….SPOKE   ABOUT THE ISSUES AND CONDITIONS THE OWNERS WILL MAKE TO REDUCE THE
NOISE…PARKING AND OTHER CONCERNS WHICH THE NEIGHBORS HAVE….
THE MATTER WAS  BEEN TABLED UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING…...
ALSO TABLED WAS  APPROVAL OF THE NEW BUDGET…..



CITY COUNCIL
05/21/19

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET IN SPECIAL SESSION LAST NIGHT….THE COUNCIL ADOPTED A  FEDERAL  DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY  FOR
EMPLOYEES OF THE NEW “SCOTTSVILLE TRANSIT”  SINCE THEY WILL BE TRANSPORTING PASSENGERS…..
A ZONE CHANGE REQUEST…..FROM SINGLE FAMILY TO MULTI-FAMILY…..FOR A RESIDENCE AT THREE-20  NORTH EIGHTH WAS TABLED UNTIL THE
NEXT MEETING….

THE COUNCIL DID GIVE FIRST READING TO THE NEW BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF 11-POINT-ONE MILLION DOLLARS…..
DUE TO INCREASED EXPENSES…..THERE WILL BE NO PAY INCREASE FOR CITY EMPLOYEES…..HOWEVER…..THEY WILL KEEP THEIR CURRENT
INSURANCE……

AND THE COUNCIL WILL GIVE SECOND READING TO  THE BUDGET ORDINANCE AT THEIR JUNE MEETING……



SPORTS
05/21/19

THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TONIGHT……AS BARREN COUNTY PLAYS  GLASGOW…..AND THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS TANGLE
WITH MONROE COUNTY…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK….. AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AROUND SEVEN-
15 TONIGHT……


IN OPENING ROUND ACTON AT THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT…..THE PATRIOTS DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY FIVE TO
ONE…..

THE NEXT  GAME FOR THE PATRIOTS WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT IN THE DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP GAME……







GLASGOW PLANE CRASH
05/20/19

JUST AFTER TWO SATURDAY AFTERNOON…..A SMALL PLANED CRASHED ON PERKINS ROAD IN GLASGOW…..

TWO MALE SUBJECTS FROM MICHIGAN WERE ON BOARD…..AND THE PILOT TOLD AUTHORITIES THAT JUST AFTER TAKE OFF…THE PLANE LOST
POWER AND CRASHED INTO A FENCE……IT THEN SLID ACROSS HAPPY VALLEY ROAD AND CAME TO REST ON PERKINS ROD…..

NO ONE  WAS INJURED IN THE INCIDENT…..AND THE  F-A-A  AND  N-T-S-B  ARE INVESTIGATING…..



GREEN RIVER FERRY
05/20/19

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL BE CLOED TO VEHICULAR  TRAFFIC  TODAY….TOMORROW…..AND  WEDNESDAY…..
FROM EIGHT TO FOUR EACH DAY FOR THE PARK TO COMPLETE A FRESHWATER MUSSEL RELOCATON PROJECT…..THE FERRY WILL REOPEN FROM   
SIX  TO  EIGHT IN THE MORNING AND FROM  FOUR TO 10 AT NIGHT ON THOSE DAYS….

THE MUSSEL RELOCATION PROJECT IS BEING CONDUCTED IN ADVANCE OF THE GREEN RIVER IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS WHICH WILL BEGIN
CONSTRUCTION N JUNE 17TH……



TRIAL MOVED
05/20/19

THE TRIAL OF THE ACCUSED MARSHALLL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTER IS BEING MOVED TO CHRISTIAN COUNTY….

FRIDAY…..MARSHALL COUNTY CIRCUIT JUDGE JAMES  JAMESON   GRANTED A REQUEST TO MOVE THE TRIAL OF 17 YEAR ODL GABRIELD PARKER
WHO’S ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AND KILLING TWO STUDENTS AND INJURING 14 OTHERS AT MARSHALL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ON  JANUARY 23RD  
TWENTY-18….

THE TRIAL IS SET TO BEGIN IN JUNE OF NEXT YEAR……



MEETINGS
05/20/19

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

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

THE HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4…..

AND THE JAYCEES MEET THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7……



SPORTS
05/20/19


THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT…..BEING PLAYED AT ALLEN COUNTY/ SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…..BEGINS TODAY AS THE PATROTS
TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY AND GLASGOW TANGLES WITH BAREN COUNTY……

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE PATRIOTS GAME ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE….WVLE….
STARTING AT  FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……







VOTE IN OFFICE
05/17/19

THE PRIMARY ELECTION IS TUESDAY…..AND IF YOU WILL BE OUT OF THE COUNTY BETWEEN SIX AND SIX THAT DAY…..YOU CAN STILL VOTE IN THE
COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE THRU MONDAY…..

THE CLERKS OFFICE WILL BE OPEN……
TODAY FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30…….
TOMORROW FORM EIGHT TO 12NOON……
AND MONDAY FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30……



VOTER TURNOUT
05/17/19

THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE IS PREDICTING  ONLY ABOUT 12-POINT-FIVE  PERCENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S  THREE-POINT-
FOUR MILLION REGISTERED VOTERS  WILL GO TO THE POLLS IN PRIMARY TUESDAYS ELECTION…..

THAT WOULD MAKE THE TURN OUT FOR THE MAY 21ST ELECTION IN THE RANGE OF THE TWENTY-15 PRIMARY…..WHEN 12-POINT-57 PERCENT OF
THREE-POINT-ONE MILLION REGISTERED KENTUCKIANS VOTED…..

VOTERS CAN PREPARE  FOR TUESDAYS  ELECTION BY CHECKING THEIR POLLING PLACES AND VIEWING SAMPLE BALLOTS AT…..GO-VOTE-K-Y-DOT-
COM…….



GREEN RIVER FERRY
05/17/19

THE GREEN RIVER FERRY IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL BE CLOED TO VEHICULARLUR TRAFFIC  THIS COMING MONDAY….TUESDAY…..AND  
WEDNESDAY MAY 20TH, 21ST AND 22ND…..FROM EIGHT TO FOUR EACH DAY FOR THE PARK TO COMPLETE A FRESHWATER MUSSEL RELOCATON
PROJECT…..THE FERRY WILL REOPEN FROM   SIX  TO  EIGHT IN THE MORNING AND FROM  FOUR TO 10 AT NIGHT ON THOSE DAYS….

THE MUSSEL RELOCATION PROJECT IS BEING CONDUCTED IN ADVANCE OF THE GREEN RIVER IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS WHICH WILL BEGIN
CONSTRUCTION N JUNE 17TH……

THE GREEN RIVER IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK CONTAINS SOME OF THE MOST DIVERSE POPULATIONS OF FRESHWATER MUSSELS IN NORTH
AMERICAN AND THE WORLD……AS OVER 50-SPECIES OF FRESHWATER MUSSELS ARE FOUND WITHIN THE PARK……WITH 10-SPECIES INCLUDED ON
THE FEDERALLY ENDANGERED LIST……



SPORTS
05/17/19

THE LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL CAMP IS COMING UP THE FIRST WEEK IN JUNE….

REGISTRATION PACKETS ARE AVAILABE AT ALL THE SCHOOLS…..OR YOU CAN REGISTER  THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP……







MENTAL HEALTH GRANT
05/16/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION……IN PARTNERSHIP  WITH THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES….HAVE RECEIVED A NINE-
MILLION DOLLAR FEDERALGRANT TO INCREASE AWARENESS OF MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AMONG KENTUCKY STUDENTS ACROSS THE
COMMONWEALTH AND IN PILOT SCHOOL DISTRICTS……

THE…ADVANCING  WELLNESS AND RESILIENCE IN EDUCATION GRANT…..WILL PROVIDE RESOURCES FOR THE BULLITT…..HENDERSON…..AND
WARREN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS  TO IMPLEMENT DISTRICT-WIDE MENTAL HEALTH POLICIES AND PROCESSES…..

THE COMMONWEALTH  IS ONE OF ONLY FOUR STATES TO RECEIVE A GRANT……



GOVERNOR LACKS VOTES
05/16/19

THE SPEAKER OF THE KENTUCKY HOUSE SAYS GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN STILL LACKS VOTES IN THE HOUSE TO PASS HIS PENSION-RELIEF  
PROPOSAL IN A  SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION….

THE GOVERNOR SENT LETTERS TO LAWMAKERS LAST WEEK SEEKING SUPPOERT FOR PROPOSAL  WHICH IS A REPLACEMENT FOR A BILL HE
VETOED….

REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES….AS-WELL-AS OTHER  QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL  AGENCIES SUCH AS HEALTH DEPARTMENTS….FACE BALLOONING PENSION
COSTS ON JULY FIRST UNLESS ACTION IS TAKEN……



UPS EXPANSION
05/16/19

U-P-S  IN LOUISVILLE HAS COMPLETED  A  MULTI-YEAR EXPANSION AT IT CENTENNIAL GROUND HUB LOCATION…..

THE COMPANY WILL ADD  300 FULL-AND-PART-TIME  POSITION  AS PART OF THE     838-THOUSAND  SQUARE-FOOT EXPANSION…..WHICH  MORE THAN
TRIPLES THE SIZE OF THE FACILITY TO OVER  R ONE-MILLION SQUARE FEET….

THE ADDITIONAL SPACE WILL ACCOMMODATE INCREASED E-COMMERCE AND TRAITIONAL RETAIL PACKAGE BUSINESS…..AND WILL ALSO DOUBLE
THE SORTING CAPACITY TO  85-THOUSAND PACKAGES  PER HOUR….



TODDLER FOUND
05/16/19

A EASTERN KENTUCKY TODDLER…..WHO WENT MISSING SUNDAY NIGHT…..WAS FOUND YESTERDAY……

STATE POLICE SAY THE 22-MONTH-OLD  BOY WAS FOUND NEAR A STRIP MINE IN FLOYD COUNTY…..

HE WAS TAKEN FOR MEDICAL EXAMINATION….AND OTHER THAN BEING DEHYDRATED…..APPEARED  TO BE IN GOOD SHAPE…..



SPORTS
05/16/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM CLOSES OUT THE REGULAR SEASON AS THEY’RE AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……


THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM CLOSED OUT THE REGULAR SEASON LAST NIGHT WITH A  NINE TO ONE LOSS TO GREENWOOD…..THE LADY
PATRIOTS BEGIN PLAY IN THE DISTRICT TOURNAMENT NEXT WEEK…….

THE OWNERS OF MAXIMUM SECURITY HAVE SUED THE KENTUCKY HORSE RACING COMMISSON…..AND RACE STEWARDS…..SEEKING TO REVERSE
THE HORSE’S DISQUALIFICATION FOR INTERFERENCE AS KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER  AND RESTORATION OF THE PURSE MONEY……







TEST SCORES INVALIDATED
05/15/19

KENTUCKY EDUCATION OFFICIALS SAY STANDARDIZED TEST SCORES ARE BEING INVALIDATED AT AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN EASTERN
KENTUCKY…..

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..THE DECISION COMES AFTER THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION BAGAN AN INVESTIGATION OF
THE TWENTY-17  “K-PREP”  TEST SCORES AT BETSY LAYNE ELEMENTRY SCHOOL IN FLOYD COUNTY…..

THE INVESTIGATION FOUND  STAFF DELIBERATELY ALTERED  STUDENT EXAMS AND PROVIDED INAPPROPRIATE ASSISTANCE TO IMPROVE SCORES…..

THREE ADMINISTRATORS AND A TEACHER ARE BEING REPORTED TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S  EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BOARD
WHICH OVERSEES EDUCATORS STATE LICENSES…..



COUNTERFEIT ITEMS SEIZED
05/15/19

U-S  CUSTOMS  AND BORDER PROTECTION OFFICERS HAVE SEIZED A LARGE SHIPMENT OF COUNTERFEIT LUXURY WATCHES…..HANDBAGS…..AND
SUNGLASSES AT THE LOUISVILLE PORT OF ENTRY….

THE COMBINED MANUFACTURER SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE…..FOR THE FAKE GOODS …..WAS WORTH AN ESTIMATED  TWO-POINT-FIVE MILLION
DOLLARS HAD THE ITEMS BEEN GENUINE………



BLOOD MOBILE
05/15/19

THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE WILL BE AT THE SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST FROM THREE TO SEVEN THIS AFTERNOON…..AND CURRENTLY
THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR TYPLE “O” BLOOD……

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

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



WEAVER
05/14/19

80 YEAR OLD GARLENE WIMPEE WEAVER OF BOWLING GREEN DIED MONDAY  AT HOSPICE HOUSE…..FUNERAL SERVICES  WILL BE TOMORROW
(THURS)  MORNING AT 11 AT JOHNSON/VAUGHN/PHELPS FUNERAL HOME IN BOWLING GREEN WITH BURIAL IN OLD LIBERTY CEMETERY…..VISITATION
IS IN PROGRESS  AT THE FUNERAL  HOME….…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;  ROGER AND SUZIE AND RANDALL AND CONNIE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;  
WENDY AND MOGIE MILES AND WANDA AND KENNETH HESSON…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



CARR
05/15/19

85 YEAR OLD JOYCE COOK CARR OF LAFAYETTE DIED MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS)
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT ANDERSON AND SON FUNERAL  HOME LAFAYETTE CHAPEL WITH BURIAL IN MACON COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDEN…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JACK AND WILLA OF THE NEW HARMONY COMMUNITY…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW;
CONNIE AND STRATT BYARS OF ALABAMA AND JOY CARR OF TENNESSEE……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; GARY AND CAROLYN COOK OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JO NELL AND WARREN VAUGHN OF BOWLING GREEN……SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/15/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS  GREENWOOD…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL   12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREEE….WVLE….
STARTING AT  FIVE-30 THIS AFTERNOON…..







POLICE MEMORIAL
05/14/19

IN OBSRVANCE OF “NATIONAL POLICE MEMORIAL WEEK”…..THE ALLEN COUNTY FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE…..LODGE 36…..WILL HOLD ITS
ANNUAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL CEREMONY   TOMORROW MORNING   AT  11 AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH…..AND THE PUBLIC IS
INVITED  TO ATTEND……



ORGAN DONORS
05/14/19

THE COMMONWEALTH  NOW  HAS TWO-MILLION REGISTERED  ORGN DONORS ACCORDING TO  KENTUCKY CIRCUIT CLERKS…..

SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-SIX…AS PEPLE GET DRIVERS LICENSES AND LICENSE RENEWALS……CLERKS ASK THEM IF THEY WANT TO BECOME ORGAN
DONORS…… AS  ‘TRUST FOR LIFE”  SAYS  99-PERCENT OF INDIVIDUALS WHO JOIN THE ORGAN DONOR REGISTRY…..DO SO WHILE GETTING A DRIVER’
S LICENSE……

AND BECAUSE OF THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS REGISTERED AS ORGAN DONORS….. KENTUCKY HAS HAD TWO GROUNDBREAKING YEARS…..BACK-
TO-BACK…..IN THE NUMBER OF ORGAN TRANSPLANTS……



NEW ROTC PROGRAM
05/14/19

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS HAS ANNOUNCED A  NEW ARMY R-O-T-C PRGROM ON CAMPUS  BEGINNING THIS FALL…..THAT WILL
OPERATE IN CONJUNCTION WITH EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY’S  R-O-T-C  PROGRAM….

ALL CUMBERLAND CADETS  WILL EARN A 500-DOLLSCHOLARSHIP PER YEAR  AND WILL HAVE FREE TEXTBOOKS THRU THE UNIVERSITY’S TEXTBOOK
LOAN PROGRAM….OTHER DETAIL REGARDING THE PROGRAM WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER……



CITY COUNCIL
04/14/19

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….WASTE  WATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR GREG COOKE UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON
THE PROGRESS OF THE NEW SEWER LINE ON VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY……

THE COUNCIL RE-APPOINTED MIKE MILLER TO THE  I-D-A BOARD…..AND APPOINTED JENNY BLANKENSHIP TO THE TAX APPEALS BOARD……





KENTUCKY GIVES DAY
05/14/19

TODAY IS……KENTUCKY GIVES DAY…..AN ONLINE 24-HOUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISING EVENT BRINGING NONPROFIT GROUPS AND KENTUCKIANS
TOGEHER FOR A DAY OF ACTION THRU THE “KENTUCKY NONPROFIT NETWORK”…..

EACH YEAR….THE EVENT GIVE KENTUCKIANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT CAUSES THEY CARE ABOUT….AND  IT GIVES MORE THAN 170
PARTICIPATING NONPROFITS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE THEIR STORIES THROUGH ONE GIVING SITE…..

SINCE TWENTY-12…..”KENTUCKY  GIVES  DAY” HAS RAISED OVER ONE-POINT-SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS…..AND TO PARTICIPATE….TO ON-LINE
TO……K-Y-GIVES-DOT-ORG……



SPORTS
05/14/19

THE LADY PATROT SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT RUSSELL COUNTY…..

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS WARRERN EAST……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION   FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL   12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….
WVLE…STARTING AROUND  FOUR-45 THIS AFTERNOON…….


THE DISTRICT SOFTBALL AND BASEBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN MONDAY….

IN THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT…..THE PATRIOTS PLAY MONROE COUNTY ON MONDAY…..GLASGOW TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY
TUESDAY….AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME IS SET FOR WEDNESDAY……

ON TUESDAY…..AT  THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT…. BARREN COUNTY GOES AGAINST GLASGOW…..THE THE LADY PATRIOTS PLAY  
MONROE COUNTY….. AND THE CHAMPONSHIP GAME IS WEDNESDAY……







GENERAL FUND
05/13/19

IT WAS A RECOND MONTH FOR STATE REVENUE IN APRIL…..AS GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS SURGED AHEAD 10-POINT-SEVEN  PERCENT……

THROUGH THE FIRST 10-MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR….THE GENERAL FUND HAS GROWN  FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT….WHILE THE OFFICIAL
GENERAL FUND REVENUE ESTIMATE FOR THE TWENTY-19 FISCAL YEAR CALLED FOR REVENUE TO GROW THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT……

FOLLOWING APRIL’S RECORD COLLECTIONS…..GENERAL FUND COLLECTIONS COULD FALL  FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT FOR THE REMAINDER OF
THE FISCAL YEAR AND STILL MEET THE OFFICIAL ESTIMATE…..

ALSO IN APRIL…..ROAD FUND RECEIPTS  INCREASED EIGHT-PERCENT…….



PILOT  ARRESTED
05/13/19

A PILOT FOR AN AMERICAN AIRLINES SUBSIDIARY HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN THE TWENTY-15 SHOOTING DEATHS OF THREE PEOPLE IN KENTUCKY….

CHRISTIAN MARTIN WAS ARREST SATURDAY AT THE LOUISVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT….A DAY AFTER HE WAS INDICTED BY A CHRISTIAN COUNTY
GRAND JURY…..

MARTIN HAD MOVED FROM CHRISTIAN COUNTY AFTER THE SLAYINGS…..AND WAS LIVING IN NORTH CAROLINA……



ABORTION LAW STRUCK DOWN
05/13/19

A FEDERAL JUDGE FRIDAY STRUCK DOWN A KENTUCKY ABORTION LAW THAT WOULD HALT A COMMON SECOND-TRIMESTER PROCEDURE TO END
PREGNANCIES….

JUDGE JOSPEH MCKINLEY RULE THE TWENTY-18  LAW WOULD CREATE A….. SUBSTANTIAL OBSTACLE……TO  A WOMAN’S RIGHT TO AN ABOTTION…..
VIOLATING CONSTITUTIONALLY PTROTECTD PRIVACY RIGHTS…..

THE COMMONWEALTH’S ONLY ABORTION CLINIC CHALLENGED THE LAW RIGHT AFTER IT WAS SIGNED…..
AND THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION SAYS IT WILL APPEAL…..



NOT BLOCKED
05/13/19

A FEDERAL JUDGE HAS REFUSED TO BLOCK SUBPOENAS ISSUED BY THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION DURING AN INVESTIGATON INTO TEACHER
SICKOUTS THAT CLOSED SOME SCHOOLS….

IN HIS RULING…..JUDGE DANNY REEVES SAID MOST OF THE INFORMAON SOUGHT IN THE SUBPOENAS HAS BEEN PROVIDED TO LABOR OFFICIALS…….
THE SUBPOENAS SEEK THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO MIGHT HAVE USED SICK DAYS TO ATTEND  RALLIES AT THE STATE CAPITAL…..




MAMMOTH CAVE NATURALIZATION
05/13/19

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HELD A NATURALIXO CEMREMONY INSIDE THE CAVE FRIDAY FOR 37-NEW CITIZENS….THAT COME FROM 20
DIFFERENT COUNTRIES….

THE CEREMONY…..WHICH  HAS BECOME AN ANNUAL EVENT FOR THE PARK….IS HELD IN ONE OF THE HISTORIC PASSAGES INSIDE THE CAVE…



METCALFE ROAD CLOSED
05/13/19

A PORTION OF KENTUCKY ONE-63 IN METCALFE COUNTY WILL BE CLOSED TODAY THRU MAY 28TH…..TO REPLACE A BRIDGE  OVER ROGER
CREEK……
THE CLOSURE IS BETWEEN ROBERTSON SHAW ROAD AND RANDOLPH-GOOD LUCK ROAD…..

THE DETOUR UTILIZES KENTUCKY-90….KENTKCTY SIX-40…..KENTUCKY EIGHT-61…. AND  “U-S”  68…..



SPORTS
05/13/19

THE LADY PATROT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……



L & N FEDERAL CREDIT UNION HAS DONATED TWO-MILLION DOLLARS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE’S  ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT….WHICH WILL
GO TOWARD ITS  “NEXT STEP FUND”  TO IMPROVE THE STUDENT/ATHLETE EXPERIENCE AND CAPITAL PROJECTS…..

11-HUNDRED SEAT ….L & N FEDERAL CREDIT UNION ARENA…..HOUSES THE CARDINALS’ VOLLEYBALL COMPETITION…..TRAINING FACILITIES…..AND
OFFICES…..







WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT
05/10/19

K-E-T  AND KENTUCKY  EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET ARE WORKING TOGETHER ON A NEW RESOURCE TO HELP  
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS….

“IN DEMAND”….IS A COLLETION OF VIDEOS   AND A WEBSITE THE OFFER INFORMATION ON TYPLES OF HIGH-DEMAND CAREER SECTORS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH….AS CURRENTLY  KENTUCKY IS FACING A SHORTAGE OF HIGHLY SKILLED WORKERS TO FILL APPROZIMATELY 115-THOUSAND
OPEN JOBS….

THE VIDEOS ARE AVAILABLE AT ALL 61  “KENTUCKY CAREER CENTER” LOCATIONS…..
AND ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON-LINE AT…..K-ET-.DOT-ORG-FORWARD SLASH/IN-DEMAND……



DOLLAR GENERAL GRANTS
05/10/19

THE DOLLAR LITERACY FOUNDATION HAS AWARDED MORE THAN EIGHT-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLARS……TO APPROXIMATELY ONE-THOUSAND
NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS…..LIBRARIES AND SCHOOLS….

THE GRANTS WILL SUPPORT ADULT…..FAMILY….AND SUMMER PROGRAMS WHICH AIM TO ENHANCE LOCAL LITERACY AND EDUCATION INITIATIVES
THROUGHTOUT THE COMMUNITIES DOLLAR GENERAL SERVES……

A NUMBER OF PROGRAMS ARE PLANNED…..INCLUDING PROMOTING CHILDHOOD SUMMER READING…..HELPING ADULTS LEARN TO READ AND
PREPARE FOR THE      G-E-D EXAM…..AND HELPING INDIVIDUALS LEARN  ENGLISH……



RELAY
05/10/19

ALLEN COUNTY  “RELAY FOR LIFE”…..WHICH BENEFITS THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY……IS TONIGHT ON THE SCOTTSVILLE SQUARE….

AND KEEP IN MIND…..FOR THE “RELAY”…….THE SCOTTSVILLE SQUARE WILL BE CLOSED TO VEHICLE TRAFFIC FROM THREE THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT……



DUI FATAL
05/10/19

ACCORDING TO THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..A THREE-YEAR-OLD GIRL WAS KILLED IN AN ACCIDENT LAST NIGHT IN SMITHS
GROVE…..AND HER FATHER  HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER…..

39 YEAROLD DYLLAN MARTTER WAS DRIVNG ON THREE  FORKS ROAD…..WITH HIS FOUR UNDERAGE  CHILDLREN IN THE VEHICLE……WHEN HE LOST
CONTROL  OF THE S-U-V  AND IT FLIPPED…..THE THREE YEAR OLD DIED AT THE HOSPITALE….AND THE OTHER CHILDRE WERE ALSO TRANSPORTED
FOR TREATMENT…..
.
MATTER HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE  AND THREE COUNTS OF WANTON ENDANGERMENT……



SPORTS
05/10/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  TENNIS TEAMS GO TO MONROE COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……







CHICKENPOX SUIT
05/09/19

THE ATTORNEY FOR A  NORTHERN KENTUCKY  HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT…..WHO WASN’T ALLOW TO PARTICIPATE IN SCHOOL ACTIVITIES BECAUSE HE
WASN’T VACCINATED FOR CHICKENPOX…..SAYS HIS CLIENT HAS NOW CONTRACTED THE ILLINESS…..

18 YEAR OLD JEROME KUNKEL HAD SUED THE NORTHERN  KENTUCKY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  CLAIMING  THE VACCINE WAS AGAINS HIS RELIGIOUS
BELIEFS……



ARSON CHARGES
05/09/19

A MUNFORDVILLE MAN IS FACING ARSON CHARGES AFTER SETTING HIS PARENTS MOBILE HOME ON FIRE….OFFICIALS SAY 40 YEAR OLD STEVEN
GLABB POURED GASOLINE ON THE MOBILE HOME….WHILE HIS PARENTS WERE INSIDE….AND SET IT ON FIRE….
THEN WHEN HE HEARD THEY HAD CALLED NINE-ONE-ONE…HE GOT A WATER HOSE AND PUT THE FIRE OUT  PRIOR TO THE OFFICERS ARRIVAL…..

GLABB IS CHARGED WITH ARSON AND WANTON ENDANGERMENT……



CAVE CITY POLICE CHIEF FIRED
05/09/19

THE CHIEF OF THE CAVE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN FIRED….

CAVE CITY MAYOR DEWAYNE HATCHER SAYS…..TERRILL RILEY…..WAS TERMINATED “DUE TO UNSATISFACTORY  PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES  AND
HINDERANCE OF PERFORMANCE OF CITY FUNCTIONS……

HATCHER SAYS HE INSTRUCTED TERRILL TO PERFORM   10-MANDATORY FUNCTIONS……AND AFTER FOUR MONTHS…..HE CONTINUED TO REFUSE
OR FAILED TO PERFORM A MAJORITY OF THIS FUNCTIONS……



GOVERNORS LETTER
05/09/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SENT A LETTER TO LAWMAKERS TO TRY AND BUILD SUPPORT FOR HIS PENSION BILL HE HOPES TO HAVE CONSIDERED
IN A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE  SESSION…..

THE BILL IS TO HEAD OFF A SPPIKE IN PENSION COSTS…..ON JULY FIRST….FOR REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES    AS-WELL-AS  MANY QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL
AGENCIES…..

AND THE LETTER COMES AFTER SOME  TOP  G-O-P  LAWMAKERS SAID THE GOVERNOR LACKS THE VOTES NEED TO PUSH THE BILL THROUGH THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY……



SULLIVAN
05/09/19

81 YEAROLD BEULAH FRANCES RIPPY SULLIVAN OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT MAPLE GROVE GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER  THREE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT GOAD FUNERALHOME  AND AFTER ONE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE
CHURCH……EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY FUND OR THE GIDEONS……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; WILLIAM BRYAN “PAUL” SULLIVAN…..FIVE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; ALAN AND LAURIE OF ADOLPHUS,
DOUG AND KRISTI OF NORTH CAROLINA  AND  MARK AND ANGELA, REV. KENNY AND MICHELLE  AND REV. GARY AND GINA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A
DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; PAM AND ROBBIE WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; NOAH AND ALMA RIPPY OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND JARVIS AND CAROLYN RIPPY OF ADOLPHUS…..AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; GRACIE HESSON, BETTY AND RANDALL
HARPER AND DIANA  ISABEL ALL OF ADOLPUSH AND MARY OAKES OF SCOTTSVILLE……21 GRANDCHILDREN AND 31 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/09/19

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO WARREN EAST….

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY LARUE COUNTY…..
AND  KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  FROM THE VAITTY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE-20 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE  “K-H-S-A-A”  HAS ADOPTED A NEW POLCY AIMED AT ADDRESSING CONCERNS OF UNSPORTSMAN LIKE CONDUCT BY SPECTATORS…..

THE POLICY…..WHICH WILL GO INTO EFFECT NEXT SCHOOL YEAR….STATES THAT ADULT FANS WHO ARE EJECTED FROM A SPORTING EVENT
SHOULD SERVE…..AT A MINIMUM…..A SINGLE-EVEN BAN……

THE MOVE IS IN RESPONE TO THE GROWING SHORTAGE OF REFEREES…..WHICH IS ATTRIBUTED TO UNRYULY BEHAVIOR FROM PARENTS AND
SPECTATORS….







MURDER INVESTIGATION-ALLEN
05/08/19

STATE POLICE ARE CONDUCING  A MURDER INVESTIGATION   IN ALLEN COUNTY….. AROUND SEVEN-30 LAST NIGHT  OFFICERS RESPONDED TO ONE-
51 STINSON LANE……NEAR THE TENNESSEE LINE….WHERE DEPUTIES FROM THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAD LOCATED A
DECEASE MALE IN A YARD NEAR THE DRIVEWAY OF THE RESIDENCE……

THE PRELIMINARY INVESTIGAITON REVEALED THAT   47 YEAR OLD JUSITN A. WIX WAS OUTSIDE THE RESIDENCE WHEN HE SUSTAINED MULTIPLE
GUNSHOT WOUNDS….. WIX WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THE SCENE BY THE ALLEN COUNTY CORNER’S OFFICE……

STATE POLICE IS REQUESTING THAT ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION OR LEADS CONCERNING THE DEATH OF JUSTIN WIX……TO CONTACT   
DETECTIVE  JONATHON JOHNSON WITH THE BOWLING GREEN POST AT…… TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-EIGHT TWO-20-10…….



LEADER IN ME
05/08/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY INTERMEDIATE CENTER HAS BEEN NAMED AS A…..LEADER IN ME LIGHTHOUSE SCHOOL….BY FRANKLIN COVEY COMPANY…..

THE RECOGNITION COMES BECAUSE THE SCHOOL HAS ACHIEVED OUTSTANDING RESULTS IN SCHOOL AND STUDENT OUTCOMES…..BY
IIMPLEMENTING THE .LEADER IN ME…..PROCESS WITH FIDELITY……

INTERMEDIATE CENTER PRINCIPAL SHAWN HOLLAND  SAID THEY HAVE SEEN AMAZING RESULTS…SUCH AS INCREASED STUDENT LEADERSHIP….
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT….STUDENT OWNERSHIP OF LEARNING…..STAFF COMMITMENT….AND IMPROVED ATTENDANCE SINCE  IMPLEMENTING THE
“LEADER IN ME PROCESS”….



GUILTY PLEA
05/08/19

A SMITHS GROVE MAN…..KNOWN AS KENTUCKYANA JONES…..HAS PLEADED IN FEDERAL COURT TO FIVE  COUNTS  OF BANK FRAUD…..

56 YEAR OLD MICHAEL TODD BARRICK…..WHO WAS INDICTED IN NOVEMBER  TWENTY-16…..FACES UP TO 150-YEARS IN PRISON AND HE MUST PAY
RESTITUTION  OF MORE THAN  ONE-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS   TO FIVE BANKS THAT WERE LISTED  AS THE VICTIMS IN THE CASE……



REMAINS IDENTIFIED
05/08/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY MEDICAL EXAMINATORS’S OFFICE….HUMAN REMAINS FOUND OFF VETERANS LOOP IN GLASGOW  LAST YEAR HAVE
BEEN IDENTIFIED AS THOSE OF BRET BROFFMAN-JUNIOR OF LOUISVILLE…

IN JUNE OF TWENTY-17 AND ABANDONED VEHICLE……BELONGING TO BROFFMAN……WAS LOCATED IN THE SAME GENERAL AREA WHERE THE DEAD
BODY WAS DISCOVEREE…..

REPORTEDLY…..BROFFMAN WAS ON HIS WAY TO THE  BONNAROO MUSIC FESTIVAL IN NASHVILLE WHEN HE DISAPPEARED…..



ALLEN DEATH INVESTIGATION
05/08/19

STATE POLICE ARE CONDUCTING A DEATH INVESTIGATION IN ALLEN COUNTY….. AFTER A DECEASED MALE WAS FOUND OUTSIDE A RESIDENCE  ON
STINSON LANE…..
NO OHER DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED……



GRIMES FILES SUIT
05/08/19

KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE  ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES HAS FILE SUIT IN FRANKLIN CIRCUIT COURT…….. CHALLENGING A NEW STATE LAW
REMOVING HER POWER OVER THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTONS…..CLAIMING THE ACTON BY REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS AMOUNTS TO AN
UNCONSTITUTIONAL INFRINGEMENT OF HER EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY…..

GRIMES…..WHO  CANNOT SEEK REELECTON THIS YEAR BECAUSE OF TERM LIMITS….. SAID  UNLESS THE LAW IF BLOCKED BY A JUDGE……THE
PRIMARY ELECTION WILL BE OVESEEN PURSUANT TO AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL LAW…..



SPORTS
05/08/19

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS AT HOME YESTERDAY…..AND DEFEATED THE BOWLING GREEN LADY PURPLES 6 TO 5.....



THERE WILL NOT BE A “TRIPLE CROWN” WINNER THIS YEAR…..AS IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER…..COUNTRY
HOUSE…. WILL NOT RUN IN THE PREAKNESS  DUE TO ILLNESS….

COUNTRY HOUSE IS THE FIRST KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER NOT TO ENTER THE PREAKNESS SINCE  “GRINDSTONE” IN 1996…..







UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS
05/07/19

A  NEW…..“UNIVERSITY PARTNERHSIP”…..WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY AT  SOMERSET COMMUNITY COLLEGE…..

THE PARTNERSHIP WILL ALLOW STUDENTS TO EARN A BACHELOR’S DEGREE THROUGH THE NEW……UNIVERSITY CENTER OF SOUTHERN
KENTUCKY IN SOMERSET……AND THE UNIVERSITY PARTNERS INCLUDE   EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..MOREHEAD STATE….THE UNIVERSITY
OF KENTUCKY…..AND WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY……

THE CENTER…..WHICH  WILL OPEN THIS FALL ON THE CAMPUS OF SOMERSET COMMUNITY COLLEGE…..WILL ALLOW THIRD AND FOURTH YEAR
STUDENTS TO CONTINUE PURSUING THEIR DEGREES CLOSE TO HOME…..



PENSION VOTES
05/07/19

SOME TOP REPUBLICAN  LAWMAKERS  IN THE COMMONWEALTH SAY GOVERNOR MATT BEVING HASN’T  LINED UP ENOUGH VOTES  YET TO PASS HIS
PENSION BILL IN AN EXPECTED  SPECIAL LEGISLALTIVE   SESSION….

HOUSE MAJORITY FLOOR LEADER JOHN CARNEY SAID THE GOVERNOR IS GETTING CLOSE TO GAINING ENOUGH SUPPORT…...BUT STILL LACKS THE
VOTES TO PASS IT IN THE HOUSE…..

MEANWHILE…..SENATR MAJORITY FLOOR LEADER DAMON THANYER SAYS THE GOVERNOR’S BILL WOULD HAVE A……PRETTY GOOD CHANCE OF
PASSING THE SENATE……

BEVIN’S PROPOSAL IS BEING PRESENTED AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO A PENSION BILL BE VOTED…..THE GOAL IS TO GIVE RELIEFT TO REGIONAL
UNIVERSITIES AND MANY AGENCIES FACING SURGING PENSION COSTS……



MARSHALL SHOOTING TRIAL
05/07/19

ATTORNEYS FOR THE TEENAGER ACCUSED IN LAST YEAR’S DEADLY SHOOTING AT MARSHALL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAVE REQUESTED A CHANGE
OF VENUE FOR THE TRIAL….

IN THE PETITION…..LAWYERS FOR  GABE PARKER SAY THE CASE HAS GENERATED…. A GREAT DEAL OF PUBLICITY…..IN  LOCAL…REGIONAL….AND
NATIONAL NEWS  COVERAGE….AND THAT THE ALLEGATIONS AGINST PARKER ARE “SENSATONAL”….. AND SINCE  MARSHALL COUNTY HAS ONLY ONE
HIGH SCHOOL…..IT’S IMPOSSIBLE FOR LOCAL JURORS TO BE UNBIASED……

PARKER IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF MURDER AND 14 COUNTS OF ASSULA…..



SPORTS
05/09/19

THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON BAREN COUNTY….

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAMS HOSTS BOWLING GREEN…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL….12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..
WVLE….. STARTING AT FIVE-20 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE KENTUCKY RACING COMMISSION HAS DENIED AN APPEAL BY THE OWNERS OF “MAXIMUM SECURITY”…..ON HIS  DISQUALIFICATION IN THE
KENTUCKY DERBY SATURDAY…..

IN DENYING THE APPEAL….THE RACING  COMMISSION SAID THE STEWARD’S DECISION IS NOT SUBJECT TO APPEAL….FOLLOWING THE RACE….THE
STEWARDS RULED THAT “MAXIMUM SECURITY”  HAD SWERVED OUT OF HIS LANE….IMPEDING THE PATH OF SEVERAL HORSES IN THE FINAL TURN….

IT HAD ALREADY BEEN ANNOUNCED THAT THE  HORSE WILL NOT RUN IN THE PREAKNESS IN TWO WEEKS……







SIGNS ON RIGHTS OF WAY
05/06/19

WITH THE MOWING SEASON HERE…..THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET REMINDS CANDIDATES AND PROPERTY OWNERS THAT “PRIVATE
SIGNS” AND ADVERTISING ARE NOT ALLOWED ON STATE HIGHWAY  RIGHTS-OF-WAY….

ILLEGALLY-PLACED SIGNS CAN BE A SAFETY HAZARD FOR HIGHWAY MOWING CREWS AND CAN DISRUPT  DITCH CLEANING OR OTHER ROAD  
MAINTENANCE…..
AND THEY’RE ALSO A DISTRACTION TO MOTORISTS AND  CREATE SAFETY HAZARDS BY BLOCKING   VIEWS  OF SIDES ROADS AND APPROACHING
VEHICLES…..OR BY ENDANGERING THOSE WHO RUN OFF THE ROADWAY……

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT CREWS WILL REMOVE ILLEGAL  SIGNS  AND TAKE THEM TO THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT FACILITY WHERE THEY’RE HELD FOR
30-DAYS….. OWNERS OR A REPRESENTATIVE WITH PROPER IDENTIFICAITION MAY  PICK THEM UP……AND SIGNS NOT CLAIMED AFTER 30-DAYS WILL
BE DISCARDED…….



SUBPOENA COURT
05/06/19

THE LEGAL BATTLE IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..OVER SUBPOENAS SENT TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS AS PART OF AN INVESTIGATION INTO SICK-OUTS…..
HAS NOW EXPANDED TO INCLUDE WHICH COURT SHOULD HEAR THE CASE……

KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET ATTORNEYS HAVE FILED A NOTICE OF REMOVAL TO HAVE THE CASE SHIFTED TO FEDERAL COURT…….

AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE…..WHICH FILED THE SUIT…..SAYS IT WILL CONTEST THE FILING…..ARGUING THE CASE BELOGNS IN STATE
COURT……



MADDEN CASE
05/06/19

IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT FRIDAY…..JUDGE JANET CROCKER DENIED A MOTION TO EXCLUDE THE DEATH PENALITY AS A POSSIBLE SENTENCE….IT
TIMOTHY MADDEN  IS CONVICTED OF KILLING SEVEN YEAR OLD GABBIE DOOLIN IN NOVEMBER TWENTY-15……

JUDGE CROCKER DID GRANT A MOTION TO HAVE MADDEN UNDERGO A PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION…….

MADDENS’ TRIAL IS SET TO BEGIN IN SEPTEMBER……



ROAD WORK
05/06/19

MOTORISTS TRAVELING ON TWO-31…..SCOTTSVILLE ROAD NEAR THE INTER-SECTION  WITH SHIVE LAN E IN BOWLING GREEN…..SHOULD EXPECT
LANE CLOSURES THE NEXT FEW  NIGHTS…..BEGINING AT EIGHT AND LASTING UNTIL SIX THE NECT MORNING…..
.CREWS WILL BE WORKING DURING THE DAY AS WELL…..BUT LANE CLOSURES ARE NOT EXPECTED THEN……

THE LANE CLOSURES ARE NECESSARY AS CREWS WORK ON A “HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT”……WHICH WILL CREATE  A NEW
ENTRANCE TO THE FRONTAGE ROAD THAT RUNS ALONG TWO-31…...THE ENTRANCE WILL BE RESTRICTED TO RIGHT TURNS INTO THE ENTANCE AND
RIGHT TURNS OUT OF THE ENTRANCE…..
A PHYSICAL BARRIER SAFETY FEATURE WILL BE CONSTRUCTED ON SCOTTSVILLE ROAD TO PREVENT MOTOTISTS FROM MAKEIN  LEFT TURNS INTO
THE ENTRANCE……

SAFETY IMPROVEMENT FEATURES ON SHIVE LANE ARE ALSO BEING CONSTRUCTED…..



SPORTS
05/06/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO METCALFE COUNTY…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN….

AND THE LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY BOWLING GREEN…..


PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TOOK TO “TWITTER”  YESTERDAY TO  EXPRESSION HIS OPINION ON THE RESULTS OF SATURDAY’S KENTUCKY
DEBERY……
SAYING THE UNPRECEDENTED  DECISION TO DISQUALIFY  THE INITIAL VICTOR  WAS MADE POSSIBLE BY…….THESE DAYS OF POLITICAL
CORRECTNESS……







RECORD VOTERS
05/02/19

A RECORD NUMBER OF KENTUCKIANS ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE IN THE MAY 21ST PRIMARY ELECTION…..BUT THE BIGGER ISSUE IS WHETHER THEY
WILL GO TO THE POLLS…..

THREE-POINT-FOUR MILLION  ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. WHICH IS AN INCREASE OF  19-THOSAND  SINCE THE TWENY-18
GENERAL ELECTON…..AS DEMOCRATS MAKE UP 49-PERCENT  OF VOTERS…..42-PERCENT ARE REPUBLICAN…AND NINE-PERCENT OF VOTERS ARE
REGISTERED AS  “OTHER”….

HOWEVER……KENTUCKIANS HAVE NOT MADE PARTICIPATING  IN  PRIMARY ELECTION A PRIORITY  IN RECENT  YEARS…..AS IN TWENTY-15….THE
MOST RECENT YEAR FOR STATEWIDE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS…..ONLY 12-POINT-57 PERCENT OF ELIGIBLE VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS…..
AND IN TWENTY-11…..VOTER TURN OUT WAS JUST  10-POINT-35 PERCENT……



PENSION BILL
05/03/19

THE PRESIDENTS OF SEVERAL REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES  IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. INCLUDING WESTERN…..ARE URGING LAWMAKERS TO
SUPPORT A PENSION PROPOSAL  DRAFTED BY THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION……

THE MEASURE IS SIMILAR TO THE ONE THE GOVERNOR REJECTED LAST MONTH…..AS IT  ALLOWS REGONAL UNIVERSITIES AND AGENCIES LIKE
HEALTH DEPARTMENTS TO EXIT  THE……KENTUCKY  EMPLOYEEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM….. WITOUT PAYING THE FULL SHARE THEY OWE……

THE BILL WOULD ALSO FREEZE THE AMOUNT THAT UNIVERSITIES AND QUASI-PUBLIC AGENCIES HAVE TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE PENSION SYSTEM…..
WHICH IS SCHEDULED  TO  INCREASE  FROM 49-PERCENT  OF PAYROLL TO 87-PERCENT STARTING  JULY  FIRST…..



SICK OUT NAMES
05/03/19

KENTUCKY EDUCATION COMMISSIONER WAYNE LEWIS SAYS THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN “SICKOUTS” THIS YEAR
HAVE BNEEN TURNED OVER TO THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION…..

ACCORDING TO LEWIS  THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION….WHICH   RECEIVED A SUBPOENA FROM THE COMMONWEALTH YESTERDAY….TURNED
OVER THE DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE RELATED TO “SICKOUTS” IN 10-DISTRICTS…...

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  AND THE JEFFERSON COUNTY TEACHERS ASSOCIATION  FILED A  LAWSUIT THIS WEEK  TRYING TO BLOCK
SUBPOENAS  WHICH  SEEK THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO MIGHT HAVE USED SICK DAYS TO ATTEND RALLIES AT THE CAPITAL…..FORCING SOME
DISTRICTS TO CANCELL CLASSES…..



TEEN FILES ANOTHER SUIT
05/03/19

THE KENTUCKY TEEN…..AT THE HEART OF AN ENCOUNTER WITH A NATIVE AMERICAN ACTIVIST IN WASHINTON…..HAS SUED N-B-C FOR 275-MILLION
DOLLARS…..ALLEGING THAT IT FALSELY LABELED HIM A  RACIST WHO INSTIGATED A THREATENING CONFRONTATION……

THE ATTORNEYS FOR NICHOLAS SANDMANN ALSO FILED SUIT EARLIER THIS YEAR AGAINST C-N-N AND THE WASHINGTON POST…..AND ARE
THREATENING SUIT AGAINST  OTHER NEWS ORGANIZATIONS…..



KAUFFMAN
05/03/19

45 YEAROLD STEVEN GLENN KAUFFMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..AND A MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD
AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; BRANDYN BARNES OF INDIANA AND JARED BARNES OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; TERRA
AND GENE VANWINKLE OF TENNESSEE AND GERAKA  AND JUNIOR MADDOX OF SCOTTSVILLE….. HIS FATHER;  GLENN  KAUFFMAN OF FLORIDA…..HIS
MOTHER; CLARE KAUFFMAN OF TEXAS…..A SISTER; JULIE LYLE OF KANSAS…..A STEP-BROTHER; JOHN DREW OF NEW YORK…..AND A STEP-SISTER;
REBECCA JARRELLS OF CALIFORNIA…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/03/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GREENWOOD…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM WILL NOT BE PLAYING IN THE OWENSBORO CATHOLIC TOURNAMENT THIS  WEEK-END…..AS THE
TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DO TO PENDING WEATHER…..


THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS RICE….







KENTUCKY HOUSING
05/02/19

DROPPING INVENTORY CONTINUES TO BE THE MAIN CONCERN AS THE KENTUCKY HOUSING MARKET MAINTAINS ITS   NEAR-RECORD  PACE…..AS
FIRST QUARTER SALES CLOSED  DOWN JUST ONE PERCENT OVER THE SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR……AND MARCH HOME SALES WERE DOWN LESS
THAN A HALF-PERCENT OVER MARCH TWENTY-18……

BOTH  2019 YEAR-TO-DATE  AND MARCH INVENTORY NUMBERS FELL ABOUT THREE PERCENT….. AND THE DECLINING INVENTORY CONTINUES TO
DRIVE UP THE MEDIAN  SALE PRICE OF RESIDENTIAL UNITS IN THE COMMONWEALTH……

DAYS ON THE MARKET IN MARCH WERE  118…WHICH WAS DOWN FROM 120 LAST MARCH…..WHILE THE YEAR-TO-DATE NUMBER IS SLIGHTLY LOWER
AT 116 DAYS……

AND THE MEDIAN HOME PRICE ROSE ONLY SLIGHTLY IN MARCH TO 132-THOUSAND-913 DOLLARS……



COMPUTER VIRUS  SCAM
05/02/19

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED A  COMPUTER  VIRUS SCAM ALERT….AS COMPLANITS HAVE COME FROM SEVEAL
COUNTIES WHERE INDIVIDUALS  HAVE  LOST MORE THAN 90-THOUSAND  DOLLARS…..

A  FAKE POP-UP WINDOW APPEARS ON PEOPLE’S COMPUTER SCREENS  TELLING THEM THERE’S A VIRUS….AND THEY’RE GIVEN AN 800-NUMBER TO
CALL FOR HELP….
THE PERSON WHO ANSWERS  SOUNDS  LIKE A TECH SUPPORT SERVICE WORKER…..BUT IS REALLY A SCARM ARTIST WHO IS COLLECTING LOGIN
CREDENTIALS……THEY THEN STEAL YOU PERSONAL AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION….
THEY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SAYS NEVER GIVE A STRANGER ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL COMPUTER…..



PURSUIT
05/02/19

A BOWLING GREEN  MAN IS FACING CHARGES FOLLOWING A PURSUIT YESTERDAY…. OFFICERS RESPONDED TO REPORTS  OF A MAN DRIVING  WITH  
A GUN HANGING OUT THE WINDOW  AND THERE WAS ALSO AN INFANT IN THE CAR….WHICH CRASHED AND ROLLED OVER ON RIVER TANNER WAY….
24 YEAR OLD TARON WELLS HAD 14-POUNDS OF MARIJUANA WITH A STREET VALUE OF 70-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN THE VEHICLE….AND 398  “VAPE”
CARTIGES  WITH A STREET VALUE OF 30-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..

THE INFANT WASN’T INJURED…..AND AFTER BEING CHECKED OUT AT THE MEDICAL CENTER…..WELLS WAS LOGED IN THE WARREN COUNTY JAIL…..



GRAYSON MAN SENTENCED
05/02/19

A GRAYSON COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES…..

37 YEAR OLD JAMES ARMS OF MILLWOOD WAS SENTENCED TO 50-YEARS IN PRISON AND LIFETIME SUPERVISED SUPERVISION  ON  MULTIPLE
COUNTS OF PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AND POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY……



SPORTS
05/02/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM…..
AND LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM BOTH PLAY IN LOGAN COUNTY…..


THERE’S GOING TO BE A NEW FAVORITE FOR THE KENTUCKY DERBY SATURDAY AS “OMAHA BEACH” WAS SCRATCHED YESTERDAY BECAUSE OF A
BREATHING PRBLEM…..

AND IT’S EXPECTED  THAT   “GAME WINNER”  WILL BE THE NEW FAVORITE…..







UK IPADS
05/01/19

BEGINNING THIS FALL…..ALL INCOMING FRESHMAN  AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY WILL BE GIVEN   AN   “I-PAD”  AS PART OF A PARTNERSHIP WITH
APPLE CORPORATION…..

U-K WILL PAY ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS FOR UP TO 59-HUNDRED  I-PADS FOR THE FALL FRESHMAN CLASS…..THEN EACH YEAR THE
FRESHMAN CLASS WILL BE GIVEN THE DEVCES UNTIL THE ENTIRE STUDENT BODY IS CONNECTED WITH APPLE TECHNOLOGY…….AS  THE  “I-PADS”  
WILL BE PRELOADED WITH TECHNOLOGY TO HELP STUDENTS BETTER MAKE THE TRANSITION BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE…….

THREE U-K STUDENTS HAVE ALSO BEEN INVITED TO APPLE’S…..ENTERPRISE DESIGN LAB…….TO HELP DEVELOP AN  “APP”  TO HELP STUDENTS  
TRANSITION TO LIFE AT  U-K…….



TENNESSEE SPORTS BETTING
05/01/19

TENNESSEE GOVERNOR BILL LEE’S OFFICE SAY HE’LL LET LEGISLATION TO ALLOW SPORTS BETTING  BECOME LAW WITHOUT HIS SIGNATURE…..

A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE GOVERNOR SAYS HE DOESN’T BELIEVE GAMBLING EXPANSION IS BEST…...BUT RECOGNIZES   MANY LAWMAKERS  WANT
TO EXPLORE IT….

TENNESSEEE WILL BECOME  THE FIRST  STATE IN THE NATION TO ALLOW SPORTS BETTING WITHOUT   BRICK-AND MOTOR LOCATIONS…..



NEW PENSION BILL
05/01/19

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION HAS DRAFTED A NEW PENSION BILL FOR LAWMAKERS TO CONSIDER IN A SPECIAL SESSION…..

THE MEASURE  IS AIMED AT GIVING REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES…..COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS…..AND OTHER AGENCIES RELIEF FROM A SPIKE IN
PENSION COSTS BEGINNING JULY FIRST……
BEVINS SAYS HE WILL CALL THE SPECIAL SESSION IN THE DAYS FOLLOWING THE KENTUCKY DERBY….

THE GOVERNOR   SURPRIZED LAWMAKERS WHEN HE VETOED A SIMILIAR BILL FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION  OF THE TWENTY-19 REGULAR
SESSION…..



FOUR WAY STOP
05/01/19

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET HAD PLANNED TO  CHANGE  THE     INTER-SECTION  OF “U-S”  68…..GLASGOW ROAD…..  AND KENTUCKY
ONE-OH-ONE…. SMITHS GROVE/SCOTTSVILLE ROAD…. IN WARREN COUNTY TO A FOUR-WAY STOP TOMORROW….HOWEVER….DUE TO THE
FORECAST OF RAIN TOMORROW…..THAT CHANGE IS BEING MADE TODAY……

OVERSIZED DUAL MOUNTED STOP SIGNS AND OVERSIZED DUAL MOUNTED STOP AHEAD SIGNS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED…..THE FLASHING BEACONS
WILL REMAIN AT THE INTER-SECTION…..BUT THE BULB COLOR HAS BEEN SWITCHED FROM YELLOW DTO RED…..AND RUMBLE STRIPS HAVE BEEN
INSTALLED  ON  “U-S” 68……

MESSAGE BOARDS INFORMING MOTORISTS OF THE  CHANGE HAVE BEEN IN PLACE SINCE LAST WEEK…. …..



SPORTS
05/01/19

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY LAST NIGHT WHERE THEY DROPPED A 12 TO TWO DECISION TO THE
TROJANETTES…..

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO PORTLAND TONIGHT….







NEW LODGE RATES
04/29/19

THE KENTUCKY STATE PARKS HAVE A NEW LODGING RATE THAT GIVES A BREAK TO KENTUCKY RESIDENTS….THE  “KENTUCKY RESIDENT RATE”  
OFFERS UP TO 10-PERCENT OFF THE NORMAL LODGING RATE AT THE PARK SYSTEM’S  17-RESORT PARKS….

RESERVATIONS CAN BE MADE ON LINE AT……PARKS-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV…..AND GUUESTS MUST SHOW A KENTUCKY DRIVER’S LICENSE  OR SOME
OTHER IDENTIFICAION THAT SHOWS THEY ARE  A  KENTUCKY RESIDENT…….

THE RATE…..WHICH WILL BE OFFERED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR……DOESN’T INCLUDE TAXES OR FEES  AND IS SUBEJCT TO AVAILABILITY……



BEVIN LEAST POPULAR
O4/29/19

A NEW POLL FINDS  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN IS THE  “LEAST POPULAR GOVERNOR IN THE COUNTRY…..

THE POLL…..CONDUCTED BY MORNING CONSULT……SAYS BEVING HAS A 33-PERCENT APPROVAL RATING……WHICH IS TIED WITH FIRST YEAR
CONNECTICUT GOVENOR NED LAMONT…..HOWEVER…..LAMONT’S UNDECIDED NUMBER IS 29-PECENT COMPARED TO BEVIN’S 16-PERCENT……

SINCE MORNING CONSULT BEGAN TRACKING GOVERNOR APROVAL RATINGS IN EARLY TWENTY-17……BEVIN’S NET APPROVAL  RATING HAS
DROPPED BY 30 POINTS…..



JACKSONIAN PAGEANT
04/29/19

JACKSONIAN DAY ACTIVITIES CAME TO A CLOSE YESTERDAY……WITH THE JACKSONIAN PAGEANTS……

CROWNED MISS JACKSONIAN  WAS  HANNAH BRYANT…..
AND LAURA HARVEY WAS CROWNED THE FIRST EVER…..MRS. JACKSONIAN……



SUMNER SHOOTING
04/29/19

TENNESSEE AUTHORITIES CONTINUE THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE MURDER OF SEVEN PEOPLE IN SUMNER COUNTY……AS AUTHORITIES  HAVE
ARRESTED  25 YEAR OLD MICHAEL CUMMINS FOLLOWING A MANHUNT SATURDAY NIGHT….

ACCORDING TO THE T-B-I…..A FAMILY MEMBER CALLED  NINE-ONE-ONE   FROM A HOME ON CHARLES BROWN ROAD IN WESTMORELAND  WHERE
THEY FOUND MULTIPLE BODIES…..INCLUDING A 12 YEAR OLD CHILD….ONE OF THE VICTIMS DID SURVIVE….
A SHORT TIME LATER……OFFICERS LEANRED OF A SECOND HOME ON LUBY BROWN ROAD WERE ANOTHER PERSON WAS FOUND DEAD AND HER
VEHICLE HAD BEEN TAKEN……



BARREN MURDER
04/29/19

THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT CONTINUES THE INVESTIGATION  INTO THE SHOOTING DEATH OF 32 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHWER
WALKER OF GLASGOW…..

DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE ON PARK CITY/GLASGOW ROAD AFTER A RESIDENT  OF THAT ADDRESS……48 YEAR OLD DAVID
PONS……HAD POSTED ON FACEBOOK THAT HE HAD KILLED SOMEONE AND THAT HE WAS SUIDICAL…….

AFTER DEPUTIES ARRIVED…..PONS EVENTUALLY CAME OUT….. AND HE WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH MURDER……



SCHWEDER
04/29/19

90 YEAR OLD JEAN SCHWEDER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…..IN LIEW OF
FLOWERS……DONATIONS ARE REQUESTED FOR HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY OR THE FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; ALBERT AND BONNIE SCHWEDER OF SCOTTSVILLE AND
TIMOTHY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SALDIVAR OF
CALIFORNIA…..FIVE GRANDCHILDDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/29/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS SOUTH WARREN….







HYDRANT FLUSHING
04/26/19

THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE WILL BE FLUSHING FIRE HYDRANTS MONDAY THRU FRIDAY OF NEXT WEEK…..
DURING THIS TIME…..THROUGHOUT THE CITY…..CUSTOMERS MAY TEMPORARILY EXPERIENCE   LOW WATER PRESSURE…..NO WATER….OR DINGY
WATER



TAKE BACK DAY
04/26/19

TOMORROW  IS….“NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY”…..WHICH GIVES INDIVIDUALS  THE OPPORTUNITY TO REMOVE POTENTIALLY
DANGEROUS MEDICINES FROM THEIR HOMES AND DISPOSE  OF THEM SAFELY…..

A DROP-OFF SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE FROM 10 TO TWO……HOWEVER….. .A DROP-OFF BOX FOR
UNNEEDED MEDICATIONS  IS AVAILABLE IN THE LOBBY OF THE ALLEN COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER…..24-HOURS A DAY……SEVEN DAYS
AWEEK…..

SINCE THE INCEPTION OF THE PROGRAM   IN TWO-THOUSAND-THREE….THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS COLLECTED JUST OVER  135-THOUSAND  
POUNDS OF UNWANTED AND UNUSED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS…..



CORVETTE PLANT
04/26/19

GENERAL MOTORS IS ADDING A SECOND SHIFT…..AND MORE THAN 400 HOURLY JOBS…..AT THE CORVETTE PLANT……

ADDING A SECOND SHIFT WILL INCREASE THE WORKFORCE TO MORE THAN 13-HUNDRED  AT THE PLANT……WHICH HAS BUILT MORE THAN A
MILLION  CORVETTES SINCE IT OPENED  IN 1981…..

THE INCREASED PRODUCTION WILL SUPPORT THE NEWEST GENERATION CORVETTE…..WHICH WILL BE UNVEILED  JULY 18TYH……AND WILL FIND
THE ENGINE BEING MOVED FROM UNDER THE HOOD TO BETWEEN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT AND THE REAR WHEELS……



ALLEN UNCMPLOYMENT
04/26/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUINTY ROSE SLIGHTLY…..FROM FOUR-POINT
THREE PERCENT  IN FEBRUARY…..TO FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN MARCH……AND THIS MARCH’S JOBLESS RATE WAS HIGHER THAN THE FOUR-
POINT-TWO  PERCENT RECORDED  IN MARCH OF LAST YEAR……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTICT……JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM  FOUR-PERCECT IN WARREN COUNTY…..TO FIVE-POINT-FIVE
PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

AROUND THE COMMONWELTH IN MARCH…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  FELL IN 94 COUNTIES……ROSE IN 19……AND STAYED THE SAME  IN SEVEN…..

WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE  AT THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT……
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 12-POINT-THREE PERCENT……



PEDIGO
04/26/19

65 YEAR OLD LONNIE PEDIGO OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON
AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (SAT)  AFTERNOON AT
THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  JAMIE HOLDER PEDIGO……TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; TINEKIA AND JOSHUA PERRIGO OF TENNESSEE AND
KELLY AND KEITH CROSS OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; GEORGE AND LINDA AND CHRISTOPHER AND TIFFANY ALL OF
TOMPKINSVILLE AND JACKIE AND ANITA OF TENNESSEE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; RUBY AND GARY WISDOM AND MARY PEDIGO
ALL OF TOMPKINSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/26/19

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO  HENDERSONVILLE-TENNESSEE TO PLAY IN THE GRIFFIN CLASSIC……
THE TENNIS TEAMS TRAVEL TO GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE GREENWOOD SHOW CASE…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM ENTERTIANS WARREN CENTRAL….


FORMER TOPPER  BASKETBALL COACH DARRIN HORN IS THE NEW MEN’S HEAD BASKETBALL COACH AT NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….

AFTER LEAVING THE HILL……HORN WAS HEAD COAH AT SOUTH CAROLINA….AND FOR THE PAST FOUR SEASON  HAS BEEN THE ASSOCIATE HEAD
COACH AT TEXAS……







FATAL AIRPLANE CRASH
04/25/19

AUTHORITIES ARE INVESTIGATING THE CRASH OF A SMALL PLANE…..AT THE HENDERSON COUINTY AIRPORT TUESDAY NIGHT OR EARLY YESTERDAY
MORNING…..THAT CLAIMED TWO LIVES….

THE VICTIMS HAVEN’T BEEN IDENTIFIED……AS AN AUTOPOSY IS SCHEUDLED FOR TODAY IN MADISONVILLE…..



STRATTON
04/24/19

92 YEAR OLD JEWELL STRATTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  TUESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE  
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  T-W  CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER 10 THIS MORNING (THURS)  AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS  EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS TO GIDEON’S INTERNATIONAL OR HOSPARUS HEALTH OF BARREN RIVER……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JUDY STRATTON OF SCOTTSVILLE….. THREE GRANDCHILDREN, FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
04/25/19

THE N-F L DRAFT KICKS OFF IN NASHVILLE TODAY…..WITH OVER 100-THOUSAND PEOPLE EXPECTED TO HEAD DOWNTOWN EACH DAY OF THE THREE
DAY EVENT…..

THERE MANY ROAD CLOSURES IN DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE…..AS BROADWAY IS CLOSED FROM FIFTH AVENUE TO THE WATER FRONT…..

THERE ARE OFFICIAL PICKUP AND DROP-OFF ZONES…..AND SCOOTERS AND BIKE WILL NOT BE ALLOWED  IN THE AREA……







TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUNDS
04/24/19

THE COMMONWEATH HAS  RECEI VED ALMOST 118-MILLION DOLLARS IN TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUNDS…..

UNDER THE TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT  AGREEMENT…..TOBACCO COMPANIES AGREED TO MAKE ANNUAL PAYMENTS…..IN  PERPETUITY…..
WORTH  208-BILLION DOLLARS TO STATES AND TERRORITIES THAT SIGNED THE  AGREEMENT….

SINCE THE FIRST PAYMENT   IN 1999……KENTUCKY HAS RECEIVED MORE THAN  TWO-BILLION DOLLARS UNDER THE AGREEMENT……AND THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS DESIGNATED THAT HALF OF THE FUNDS BE INVESTED IN AGRICULTURAL DIVERSIFICATION GRANTS……



FISCAL COURT
04/24/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER ONE…..LAST NIGHT……TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..

RECENTLY……SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCAIL APPROVED AN ORDINANCE DEALING WITH VICIOUS DOGS AND CATS AND POULTRY……AND THE CITY
HAD ASKED THAT THE COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER WORK WITH THE CITY ON THE DOG AND CAT PORTION OF THE ORDINANCE……

CURRENTLY…….THE COUNTY RECEIVES 40-THOUSAND DOLLARS  FROM  THE CITY FOR THE ANIMAL SHELTER…..AND THE NEW AGREEMENT WILL
HAVE THEM CONTINUING PAYING THAT AMOUNT…..AND THE AGREEMENT WILL BE REVIEWED YEARLY……



SPORTS
04/24/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  TRAVELED TO GLASGOW LAST NIGHT…..AND PICKED UP A BIG DISTRICT WIN  AS THEY DEFEATED THE SCOTTIES SIX TO
FOUR……

THE PATRIOTS NEXT GAME IS TONIGHT AS THEY GO TO SOUTH WARREN……






2018 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
04/23/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……..THE  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  IN ALLEN COUNTY LAST YEAR WAS FOUR-PERCENT…..
WHICH WAS DOWN FROM  THE FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT RECORDED IN TWENTY-17…….

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT LAST YEAR…..JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM THREE-POINT-SEVEN  PERCENT IN WARREN
COUNTY….TO FIVE-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES DECREASED IN 117 COUNTIES…..ROSE IN TWO…..AND SAYED THE SAME IN
ONE…..

WOODFORD COUNTY HAS THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE IN KENTUCKY….IN TWENTY-18…..AT THREE POINT-ONE PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN  COUNTY RECORDED THE COMMONWEALTH’S HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE LAST YEAR…..AT  13-POINT TWO PERCENT……




CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE CLOSING
04/23/19

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY HAS ANNOUNCED THAT IT WILL BE CLOSING ITS  “CONFUCIOUS INSTITUTE”…..

THE INSTITUTE HAS OPERATED  AT WESTERN SINCE 20-10…….AND THE UNIVERSITY SAID THEY ENDED THEIR AGREEMENT WITH THE “CONFUCIUS
INSTITUTIE” NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS BECAUSE THEY WERE UNABLE TO GET A WAIVER FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE THAT WOULD ALLOW
THEM TO OPERATE THE INSTITUTE  AS-WELL-AS  TEIR CHINESE FLAGSHIP PROGRAM…..

LEGISLATION PASSED LAST YEAT PROHIBITS INSTITUTIONS  FROM HOSTING  A “CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE” IF THEY WERE USING FUNDING FROM THE
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE  FOR CHINESE LANGUAGE PROGRAMS……



PLANNING
04/23/19

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT……
A ZONE CHANGE…..FROM SINGLE FAMILY TO MULTI-FAMILY….. WAS GRANTED FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT THREE-20  NORTH EIGHTH…..
AND TWO VARIANCES FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT  FOUR-ZERO-TWO  AST  WALNUT WERE APPROVED….ONE  WAS FOR AN  18-BY-18  CARPORT AND
THEOTHER FOR  A  10-BY-20 PORTABLE BUILDING……
SCOTTSVILLE POST MASTER MARK  BROADY TALKED WITH THE COMMISSION ABOUT THE POST OFFICE AND COMMISSON WORKING TOGETHER ON
LARGER DEVELOPMENTS…….

AND THE COMMISSION WILL BE ADDING  THE “POST OFFICE” TO THEIR CHECK-LIST  FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS………



BOARDS
04/23/19

63 YEAR OLD RITA LORRAINE BOARDS OF GLASGOW DIED SATURDAY AT T-S SAMSON HOSPITAL…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED)
AFTERNOON AT ON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CANEY FORK CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (WED0 AT
THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERSD-IN-LAW; SHELBY AND EMMA OF PARK CITY AND OWEN AND KIM OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SISTER AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; ANNA AND SCOTTY ALLEN OF GLASGOW…..AND AN AUNT; TELLIE STARKS OF TENNESSEE……..



SPORTS
04/23/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS GO TO BARREN COUNTY…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY…..
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM PLAYS IN GLASGOW……

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON……







FEEDING FAITH
04/22/19

FEEDING FAITH SOUP KITCHEN WILL BE HOLDING THEIR FIRST FUND RAISER….. THIS AFTERNOON  FROM FIVE TO SIX…..AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST
CHURCH……

AS THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO STOP BY TO SEE WHAT THEY DO…..
THE “THANKSGIVING” MEAL IS FREE…..BUT DONATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED…..




GARDEN PROGRAM
04/22/19

THE COMMUNITY ACTION GARDEN PROGRAM BEGINS TODAY……

THE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC SELF-SUPPORT…..BY PROVIDING  LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS WITH THE ESSENTIAL
MATERIALS TO START GROWING A VEGETABLE GARDEN….

ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A VOUCHER FROM COMMUNITY ACTION THAT CAN BE USED TO PURCHASE GARDEN PRODUCTS……

FOR MORE INFORMATION  CONTACT THE ALLEN COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION OFFICE AT  25  J-L-TURNER PLACE……OR CALL….TWO-THREE-SEVEN-
41-49…….



CYBER SAFETY
04/22/19

TONIGHT AT SIX……THE FAITH COALITION IS SPONSORING A FREE PROGRAM ON  “CYBER SAFETY”    AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL…..

PARENTS…..GRANDPARENTS…..AND CHILD-INVOLVED ADULTS WILL OBTAIN A BETTER KNOWLEDGE OF THE DANGERS THEIR CHILDREN FAC ON-
LINE….AS THE TOPICE COVERED INCLUDE SEZXTING…..SOCIAL MEDIA…..GAMING…..AND ON-LINE PREDATORS…..



SPORTS
0422/19

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN…..


IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS…..

THE PREDATORS TAKE ON THE STARS IN DALLAS……WITH THE START LEADING THE SERIES……THREE GAMES TO TWO……







CRIMINAL JUSTICE FORUM
04/18/19

KENTUCKY  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND TENNESSEE GOVERNOR BILL LEE WERE PART OF A FORM  ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE YESTERDAY…..AT
BELMONT UNIVERISTY’S COLLEGE  OF LAW YESTERDAY….

BOTH GOVERNORS OUTLINED CRIMINAL JUSTICE PRIORITIES AND INITIATIVES…..

BEVIN SAID HE PLANS TO CREATE A…..SENTENCING INTEGRITY UNIT….SAYING MISTAKES ARE MADE IN SENTENCING…….
AND LEE  PROMISED TO EXAMINE SENTENCING GUIDELINES IN TENNESSEE…..



FEDERAL DRUG ARRESTS
04/18/19

FEDERAL AUTHORITIES HAVE CHARGED 60 PEOPLE…..INCLUDING 31 DOCTORS….. FOR THEIR ROLES IN ILLEGALLY PRESCRIBING AND
DISTRIBUTING MILLIONS OF PILLS CONTAINING OPIOIDS AND OTHER DANGEROUS DRUGS…..

AUTHORITIES SAY THE ARRESTS ARE TIED TO SOME 350-THOUSND PRESCRIPTONS AND 32-MILLON PILLS……

AMONG THOSE  ARRESTED ARE A  KENTUCKY DOCTOR…..A KENTUCKY DENTIST… AND A TENNESSE DOCTOR  WHO DUBBED HIMSELF  THE   “ROCK
DOC”…..;



ARREST-MURDER
04/18/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED 64 YEAR OLD JACKIE MUTTER OF SCOTTSVILLE WITH THE MURDER….IN
THE TWENTY-17 SHOOTING DEATH OF WENDELL JACKSON…….

MUTTER IS ALSO FACING SEVERAL DRUG CHARGES  INCLUDING TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH….HE’S ALSO CHARGED WITH  
POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN BY A CONVICTED FELON  AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR……



DOUBLE FATAL
04/18/19

TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD FOLLOWING  A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT…..

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SAY 23 YEAR OLD AARON WINGFILED OF BOWLING GREEN LOST CONTROL OF HIS CAR ON HAYS
LODGE ROAD  AND IT HIT A TREE….

WINGFIELD AND HIS PASSENGER…..23 YEAR OLD KRISTA VINCENT OF SMITHS GROVE…. WERE BOTH PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE……..



SPORTS
04/18/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN MONROE COUNTY….
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO LOGAN COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL PLAYS AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….


THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN MONROE COUNTY….
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO LOGAN COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL PLAYS AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….







ARTS ON MAIN
04/17/19

THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS  ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S HELP IN FINDING THE INDIVIDUAL OR INDIVIDUALS WHO DAMAGED…..ARTS ON
MAIN….. SOMETIME BETWEEN MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING….AS THE SPINDELS ON THE RAILINGS WERE BROKEN……

“ARTS ON MAIN”……WHICH IS LOCATED ON EAST MAIN STREET BETWEEN  U-S BANK AND DOMINO’S……HAS A LIMITED BUDGET WHICH IS USED EACH
SUMMER TO BRING THE PROGRAMS TO “ARTS ON MAIN”………

“ARTS ON MAIN”  OFFICIALS SAY THEY WILL FIND A WAY TO REBUILD THE GAZEBO…….

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THIS VANDELISM……IT’S ASKED YOU CONTACT THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT AT  TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-36-
11……



SUBPOENAS
04/17/19

KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IS DEMANDING  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN AND THE LABOR CABINET RESCIND  SUBPOENAS CALLING
FOR NAMES OF TEACHERS INVOLVED IN SICKOUT  PROTESTS AT THE STATE CAPITAL THIS YEAR…..

BESHSER SAYS THE SUBPOENAS ARE NOT LAWFUL AS THE TEACHERS WERE ENGAGED IN PROTECTED SPEECH…..HE’S GIVING THEM 10-DAYS TO
RESCIND THE SUBPOENAS….AND IF THEY DON’T HE WILL TAKE THEM TO COURT…..

SEVEN SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAVE RECEIVED SUBPOENAS…….



MISSING TEEN
04/17/19

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A MISSING WARREN COIUTY TEEN…..

17 YEAR OLD JAIRI GALLEGOS WAS LAST SEEN IN THE OAKLAND AREA  AROUND EIGHT LAST NIGHT….

GALLEGOS IS A HISPANIC FEMALE…..FIVE-FEET-FIVE INCHES TALL AND WEIGHS 125 POUNDS….SHE WAS WEARING BLUE JEANS….NAVY BLUE TANK
TOP….BLACK SHOES….AND WHITE SOCKS….

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CONTACT THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AT  TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-EIGHT-FOUR-TWO-16-
33……



ARREST-SIMPSON
04/17/19

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A SIMPSON COUNTY MAN ON SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGES…..

38 YEAR OLD LARRY SCHULTZ-JUNIOR OF FRANKLIN IS CHARGED IN A SIMPSON COUNTY  INDICTMENT WARRANT  WITH SEXUAL ABUSE-VICTIM  
UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE….



BG WOMAN CHARGED
04/17/19

A BOWLING GREEN WOMAN IS FACING CHARGES AFTER SHE SLAMMED HER TWO-YEAR OLD SON ONTO THE CONCRETE FRIDAY….AND THEN
RANAWAY DURING A FIGHT SHE WAS HAVING WITH A MAN….

NOELLE GRAY IS CHARGED WITH WANTON ENGANGERMENT AND CHILD ABUSE….

ACCORDING TO OFFICER RONNIE WARD WITH THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT……CHILD…..WHO  WAS FLOWN THE VANDERBILT
MEDICAL CENTER….. WAS RELEASED MONDAY…….



FARM BUREAU MOVING
04/17/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TODAY SO THEY CAN MOVE INTO THEIR NEW FACILITY AT THREE-60 FRANKLIN ROAD…..

THE OFFICE WILL REOPEN IN THE NEW LOCATION TOMORROW…..



SPORTS
05/17/19

THE PREDATORS ARE IN DALLAS TO TANGLE WITH THE STARS IN GAME FOUR OF THE PLAY-OFFS…..

WITH NASHVILLE LEADING  THE SERIES TWO GAMES TO ONE…….


THE HOT RODS HOST LAKE COUNTY……







04/15/19
06:05AM

THIS IS…..NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATORS WEEK…..A TIME TO RECOGNIZE THOSE INDIVIDUALS WE CALL “DISPATCHERS”……WHO ANSWER YOUR
CALL WHEN YOU NEED EMERGENCY SERVICES……

LAST YEAR……THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY DISPATCH CENTER ANSWERED SEVEN-THOUSAND-651….NINE-ONE-ONE- CALLS…..AND A TOTAL
OF 26-THOSUAND-858 CALLS FOR SERVICE……



WALKAWAY CAPTURED
04/15/19

AN INMATE WHO WALKEDAWAY  FROM THE GREEN RIVER CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX IN CENTRAL CITY…..HAS BEEN CAPTURED IN WARREN
COUNTY…..

STATE POLICE SAY CHARLES PEDIGO WAS LOCATED EARLY SATURDAY MORNING  AT A RESIDENCE  ON  H-E JOHNSON ROAD…..AFTER THE
HOMEOWNER CALLED AUTHORITIES AND  SAID THERE WAS  A MAN ON HER PORCH TRUING TO  QUIET HER DOGS…..



SPORTS
04/15/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM HOSTS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON SOUTH WARREN……
AND THE TENNIS TEAMS GO TO SOUTH WARREN….


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY……

THE PREDATORS ARE IN DALLAS TO TAKE ON THE STARS IN GAME THREE OF THE PLAY OFFS….WITH THE SERIES TIED AT ONE GAME APIECE…..

THE HOT RODS HOST LAKE COUNTY….







REGISTRATION
04/11/19

KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION…..FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR….WILL BE HELD AT THE PRIMARY CENTER THIS AFTERNOON…..FROM
4:30PM MTO 6:30PM

TO ENROLL IN KINDERGARTEN….STUDENTS MUST BE FIVE ON OR BEFORE AUGUST FIRST….. HOWEVER…..THE IS A POLICY AND PROCESS AVAILABLE
FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WHO TURN FIVE BETWEEN  AUGUST SECOND AND OCTOBER FIRST…. AND WOULD LIKE FOR THEIR CHILD TO ATTEND
KINDERGARTEN IN THE  UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR…..
TO ATTEND PRESHCOOL….STUDENTS MUST BE FOUR  BY AUGUST FIRST AND MEET INCOME GUIDELINES…..OR BE THREE AND IDENTIFIED  WITH
SPECIAL NEEDS…..

PARENTS AND GUARDIANS SHOULD BRING A VALID BIRTH CERTIFICATE…..A KENTUCKY IMMUNIZATION CERTIFICATE…..AND FOR PRESCHOOL
REGISTRATION PROOF OF INCOME……



JEFFERSON SCHOOL DISTRICT SUBPOEA
04/11/19

THE JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT….COMMONWEALTH’S LARGEST SCHOOL DISTRICT  AND ONE OF THE BIGGEST IN THE COUNTRY……HAS
BEEN SENT A SUBPOENA  BY THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET SEEKING THE NAMES OF TEACHERS  WHO MIGHT HAVE USED SICK DAYS  TO ATTEND
RALLIES  AT THE STATE CAPITAL  WHILE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY  WAS IN SESSI0N…..

WIDESPREAD ABSENCES IN SOME DISTRICTS FORCED CLASSED TO BE CANCELED FOR AS LONG AS A FEW DAYS……

SUBPOENAS  HAVE ALSO BEEN SENT TO   BULLITT AND OLDHAM COUNTIES……



NEW DNA TESTING PROGRAM
04/11/19

KENTUCKY AUTHORITIES SAY THE COMMONWEALTH IS GOING TO START USING RAPID…..D-N-A  TESTING….FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGAOINS…..

FOR THE LAST FW MONTHS….THE STATE POLICE FORENSICS  LABS HAVE PILOTED USE OF THE SYSTEM….WHICH HAS PROVEN SUCCESSSFUL AT
IDENTFYING SUSPECTS WITHIN HOURS…..

THERE ARE ALSMOST TWO-THOUAND SEXUAL ASSAULTS REPORTED IN KENTUCKY EVERY YEAR…..AND IT’S ESTIMATED THAT NEARLY TWICE THAT
AMOUNT GO UNREPORTED……



SPORTS
04/11/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM HOSTS BOWLING GREEN…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE-30 THIS AFTERNOON…….


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE HOT RODS WERE SHUT OUT BY LAKE COUNTY SEVEN TO NOTHING….

AND THE PREDATORS DROPPED A THREE TO TWO DECISION TO THE STARS…..







PENSION BILL VETOED
04/10/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS VETOED HOUSE BILL THREE-58……A PENSION BILL THAT WAS AIMED AT PROVIDING  PENSION RELIEF TO THE
COMMONWEALTH’S REGONAL UNIVERSITIES  AND DOZENS  OF  “QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES”   SUCH AS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS,
MENTAL HEALTH GROUPS…..

THE MEASURE….WHICH WAS PASSED ON THE LAST DAY OF THE SESSION SO LAWMAKERS DON’T HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO OVERRIDE THE VETO…..
WOULD HAVE THE UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER AGENCIES TO LEAVE  KENTUCKY’S TROUBLED PENSION SYUSTEM…..OR THEY COULD STAY IN THE
PENSION SYSTEM AND BEGIN PAYUING 84-PERCENT OF THEIR PAYROLL AS THEIR SHARE OF PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS….WHICH IS WHAT THE REST
OF STATE GOVERNMENT PAID THIS YEAR….

BEVIN SAID HE PLANS TO CALL A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JULY FIRST TO DEAL WITH THE PENSION……..A SPECIAL
SESSION THE GOVERNOR CALLED LAST DECEMBER FAILED TO REACH AN AGREMENT…..



CHILD ABUSE MONTH
04/10/19

APRIL IS …..CHILD ABUSE AWARENESS MONTH…..AND A WALK WAS HELD LAST NIGHT WITH ABOUT 100-INDIVIDUALS PARTICIPATING…..THE WALK
WENT FROM SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH TO THE JUSTICE CENTER……

APPROXIMATELY THREE-MILLION CHILDREN ARE REPORTED  ABUSED OR NEGLECTED IN THE UNITED STATES EACH YEAR…..
LAST YEAR…..THERE WERE 196 CASES SUBSTANTIATED AND/OR IN NEED OF SERVICES IN ALLEN COUNTY…..THAT EFFECTED 178 CHILDREN…….



SCAMS
04/10/19

ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF JEFF COOKE  HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT SEVERAL PHONE SCAMS HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO HIS OFFICE….

HE URGES RESIDENTS TO BE VERY CAUTIOUS ABOUT GIVING OUT PERSONAL INFORMATION   TO SOMEONE OVER THE PHONE…..

ALSO…..ANYONE WITH INTERNET ACCESS…..CAN GO TO THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S WEBSITE AND SIGN UP FOR SCAM ALERTS……



SPORTS
04/10/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM HOSTED GLASGOW LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED A 10 TO SEVEN DECISION TO THE SCOTTIES…..

THE HOT RODS DROPPED A 13 TO FOUR DECISION TO LAKE COUNTY…….

AND THE PREDATORS BEGIN STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS TONIGHT AS THEY’RE AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO PLAY THE STARS…..







CITY COUNCIL
04/0919

AT LAST NIGHT’S CITY  COUNCIL MEETING….SECOND READING WAS TO BE GIVEN TO AN AMENDMENT TO THE ANIMAL ORDINANCE…..

THERE WERE RESIDENTS IN ATTENDANCE WHO SPOKE IN FAVOROF THE AMENDMENT…..WHICH PASSED ON A UNANIMOUS VOTE…..

THE COUNCIL ALSO APPROVED A RESOLUTION AND APPROVED MAYOR ROB CLINE TO SIGN THE MUNICIPAL ROAD AID AGREEMENT IN THE AMOUNT
OF 84-THOUSAND-737 DOLLARS……



WKU TO CUT PROGRAMS
04/09/19

THE ACTING PROVOST AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY SAYS  IT’S BEING RECOMMEND THAT  26-PERCENT OF  THE SCHOOL’S ACADEMIC
PROGRAMS BE SUSPENDED…..

CHERYL STEVENS SAY THE SCHOOL’S…..COMPREHENSIVE ACADEMIC PROGRAM EVALUATION……. IS RECOMMENDING THE SUSPENSION OF 101
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS INCLUDING   11-UNDERGRADUATE  DEGREES…..FOUR-GRADUATE DEGREES…..AND 86 OTHER CREDENTIALS  SUCH AS  
MINORS AND CERTIFICATES……

THE RECOMMENDATIONS   WILL BE TAKEN UP FRIDAY DURING THE BOARD OF REGENTS COMMITTEE MEETING…..



HEMP
04/09/19

SPEAKING IN LOUISVILLE YESTERDAY……SENATOR MITCHELL MCCONNELL  SAYS HE’S…..WILLING TO OFFER FOLLOW-UP LEGISLATION IF NEEDED…..
TO RESOLVE ANY “GLITCHES”  STEMMING  FROM  THE MISTAKEN IDENTITY OF HEMP AND MARIJUANA……

SINCE HEMP’S  LEGALIZATION…..SOME TRUCKERS HAULING HEMP HAVE BEEN ARRESTED BY POLICE WHO CAN’T TELL IF THEY HAVE INTERCEPTED A
LEGAL CROP OR MARIJUANA…..

THE ONLY WAY TO DISTINGUISH HEMP AND MARIJUANA IS BY MEASURING THEIR      T-H-C ….AND OFFICERS DON’T HAVE THE TESTING TECHNOLOGY
TO DO SO ON THE SPOT……



SPORTS
04/09/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS GO TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY…..
THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM HOSTS GLASGOW…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FORM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON…..


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT….

VIRGINIA WON THEIR FIRST…..MEN’S N-C-A-A BASKETBALL TITLE…..WITH AN 85 TO 77 OVERTIME WIN OVER TEXAS TECH……







PROVOST STEPS DOWN
04/08/19

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY PROVOST…..TERRY BALLMAN…..HAS STEPPED DOWN AFTER FACULITY  MEMBERS  APPROVED  A  NO-CONFIDENCE
RESOLUTION…..

BALLMAN ANNOUNCED HER DECISION IN A CAMPUSWIDE  E-MAIL FRIDAY….SHE SAID SHE WILL BE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT  FOR SPECIAL
INITIATIVES  UNTIL AUGUST 30TH  20-20…..AND THEN WILL BECOME A TENURED PROFESSOR…..

REPORTEDLY……THE NO CONFIDENCE VOTE STEMS FROM THE SUDDEN RESIGNATION OF  POTTER COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES DEAN  LARRY
SYNDER LAST WEEK…..




WORK ZONE WEEK
04/08/19

WITH ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION  SEASON KICKING OFF IN APRIL ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……THE KENTUCKY TRANPORTAITON CABINET IS
ENCOURAGING MOTORISTS TO SLOW DOWN AND DRIVE WITHOUT DISTRICTIONS IN ACTIVE WORK ZONES….

THIS IS…..NATONAL WORK ZONE AWARENESS  WEEK…..AND ACCORDING TO THE CABINET THE NUMBER OF WORK ZONE ACCIDENTS IN KENTUCKY
ROSE THREE-PERCENT LAST YEAR ….. FROM  ONE-THJOUSAND-SEND  IN TWENTY-17 TO ONE-THOUSAND-42  LAST EYAR…..

DISTRICTED DRIVING IS THE MOST SIGNIFINCANT  CAUSE OF WORK ZONE  CRASHES…..AS LAST YEAR IN THE COMMONWEALTH….53-PERCENT OF
WORK ZONE CRASHES LISTED DISTRACTED DRIVING AS A FACTOR……



BRING YOUR OWN BAG
04/08/19

IT’S SOON GOING TO BE…..BRING YOUR OWN BAG…..AT YOUR LOCAL KROGER STORE…..AS THEY’RE  IS PHASING OUT…..USE-ONCE…THROW-AWAY-
PLACTIC BAGS AND TRANSITIONING TO  REUSABLE  BAGS……AND THE CHANGE IS EXPECT TO BE COMPLETED BY 20-256……

KROGER OPERATES…..EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH ITS SUBSIDIARIES…..TWO-THOUSAND-764  SUPERMARKETS AND MULTI-DEPARTMENT
STORES…..

IT’S ESTIMATED THAT AMERICANS USE 100-BILLION PLASTIC BAGS A YEAR…..AND THE AVERAGE FAMILY TAKES HOME ALMOST 15-HUNDRED PLASTIC
SHOPPING BAGS DURING THOSE SAME 12-MONTHS……



SPORTS
04/08/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM  PLAYS AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM  TRAVELS TO EAST ROBINSON- TENNESSEE….


THE MEN’S N-C-A-A BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED TONIGHT AS TEXAS TECH TAKES ON VIRGINIA……







CONCEALED CARRY
04/05/19

LEGISLATION ALLOWING ADULTS TO CARRY A CONCEALD HANDGUN…..WITHOUT A PERMIT OR TRAINING….HAS BEEN SIGNED BY GOVERNOR MATT
BEVIN….

UNDER THE LEGISLATON…..KENTUCKIANS AGW 21….AND WHO ARE ABLE TO LAWFULLY POSSESS A FIREARM……CAN CONCEAL THEIR  WEAPONS
WITHOUT A LICENSE…..

THE NEW LAW TAKES EFFECT IN JUNE…….



STAR PARTY
04/05/19

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL CELEBRATE…..INTERNATIONAL NIGHT SKY WEEK……WITH A MAMMOTH CAVE STAR PARTY SUNDAY NIGHT
FROM  EIGHT TO 10….

TO BE HELD OUTSIDE THE VISITORS CENTER….ATTENDEES WILL BE ABLE TO  VIEW  PLANETS AND OTHER NIGHT SKY OBJECTS THROUGH
TELESCOPES PROVIDED BY THE PARK….OR THEY CAN BRING THEIR OWN……

IF THERE IS A HEAVILY CLOUDED SKY……A PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT THE OUTDOOR AMPHITHEATER……



SPORTS
04/05/19

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH……..

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM TAKES ON FERN CREEK…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM  IS IN HUNTSVILLE-ALABAMA TO PLAY IN THE BOB JONES INVITATIONAL……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE HOT RODS DOWNED DAYTON…..

THE PREDATORS SKATED PAST VANCOUVER THREE TO TWO….

AND IN THE MEN’S  N-I-T CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..
LIPSCOMB DROPPED AN 81 TO 66 DECISION TO TEXAS……







CRIME STOPPERS
04/04/19

STATE POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN IDENTIFYING TWO  INDIVIDUALS  WANTED  IN CONNECTOIN WITH A SHOOTING IN SCOTTSVILLE  ON  MARCH
16TH THAT LEFT ONE PERSON AND ANOTHER DEAD……

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION   IS ASKED TO CONTACT  SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY CRIME STOPPERS  AT EIGHT-SIX-SIX-EIGHT-FOUR-TWO-
CLUE……AT THEIR WEB-SITE AT SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE-DOT-COM….OR CALL SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE…..

CRIME STOPPERS ONLY WANTS YOUR INFORMATION  AND NOT YOUR NAME…..



AMBER ALERT CANCELLED
04/04/19

AN AMBER ALERT FOR A 16 YEAR OLD DAWSON SPRINGS GIRL  HAS BEEN CANCELLED…..
LAURYN  SIZEMORE  AND HER STEP-GRANDFATHER  WERE LOCATED  IN ORANGE BEACH-ALABAMA……

AUTHORITIES SAY GLENN HARPER HAS BEEN DETAINED…..BUT HAVEN’T INDICATED IF HE’S FACING ANY CHARGES……



SPORTS
04/04/19

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH……
THE PATRIOTS DROPPED A 16 TO EIGHT DECISION TO MADISON CENTRAL…….


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE BRAVES ENTERTAIN THE  CUBS…..
THE CARDINALS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE PADRES…..
THE REDS ARE ON THE ROAD TO PITTSBURGH…..

AND THE HOT RODS OPEN THEIR SEASON IN DAYTON….


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON VANCOUVER…..

AND IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME OF THE MEN’S  N-I-T……
LIPSCOMB TAKES ON TEXAS……







CENSUS
04/03/19

PARTNERSHIP SPECIALISTS  FROM  THE U-S CENSUS BUREAU WERE IN SCOTTSVILLE YESTERDAY TO HOLD THE FIRST  MEETING OF THE ALLEN
COUNTY…..COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE……

THE COMPLETE COUNTY COMMITTEE WILL MEET AGAIN IN MAY…..
ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENTS  ARE ALSO BEING SOUGHT TO WORK WITH THE 20-20 CENSUS….
AND TO APPLY GO ONLINE TO….20-20-CENSUS-DOT-GOV-FORWARD SLASH-JOBS…..



LAWN MOWER ACCIDENT
04/03/19

A LAWNMOWER  ACCIDENT IN THE 17-HUNDRED BLOCK OF PATRICK WAY…..IN BOWLING GREEN YESTERDAY….CLAIMED A LIFE….

BOWLING GREEN POLCIE HAVE IDENTIFIED   THE VICTIM AS  21 YEAR OLD DYLAN GRAVES OF FRANKLIN……

THE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT REMAINS  UNDER INVESTIGATION……..



DEATH INVESTIGATION
04/03/19

A DEATH INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY IN BARREN COUNTY AFTER A BODY WAS FOUND IN A BURNED HOME IN RAILTON…..

FIREFIGHERS WAS CALLED TO THE RESIDENCE  ON BOATMAN ROAD JUST BEFORE TWO YESTERDAY MORING…..

THE BODY WAS TAKEN TO THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINSERS OFFICE….AND AUTHORITIES SAY NO FOUL PLAY IS NOT SUSPECTED AT THIS TIME…..



SPORTS
04/03/19

AT THE MEN’S N-I-T FINAL FOUR…..
LIPSCOMB DEFEATED WITCHITA STATE 71 TO 64….
AND THEY WILL NOW TAKE ON TEXAS IN TOMORROW NIGHT’S CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..

AND AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH…..
BATH COUNTY DEFEATED THE PATRIOTS SEVEN TO SIX IN NINE INNINGS…..



TODAY  AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH….
THE PATRIOTS PLAY MADISON CENTRAL…..…..







NEWS LICENSES
04/02/19

RESIDENTS IN FRANKLIN AND WOODFORD COUNTIES WILL BE ABLE TO GET  A NEW DRIVER’S LICENSE IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS…..

THE NEW LICENSES  MEET THE FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE…..REAL I-D….. WHICH THE COMMONWEALTH MUST COMPL WITH BY OCTOBER
FIRST OF 20-20……

KENTUCKIANS  WILL HAVE THE CHOICE OF TWO TYPES OF IDENTIFICATION…..A VOLUNTARY “TRAVEL I-D”  WHICK ALLOW YOU TO BOARD DOMESTIC
FLIGHTS WITHOUT A PASSPORT AND ACCESS TO RESTRICTED FEDERAL FACILITIES…..
AND A  ‘STANDARD CREDENTIAL I-D”……WHICH ALLOWS YOU TO VOTE…..MAKE AGE-RESTRICTED  PURCHASES…AND HAVE ACCESS TO FEDERAL
BENEFITE…..

EACH  “I-D” IS VALID FOR EIGHT YEARS…...THE STANDARD “I-D” WILL COST 43-DOLLARS……WHILE THE TRAVEL “I-D” WILL BE 48-DOLLARS……

ALLEN CIRCUIT CLERK TODD CALVERT HAS  TOLD NEWSWATCH HE WASN’T BEEN GIVEN A FIRM DATE



MCCONNELL
04/02/19

PROTESTERS BRIEFLY INTERRUPTED REMARKS BY SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL YESTERDAY…..AS HE HOSTED AN EVENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF
LOUISVILLE….

MCCONNELL WAS ABOUT TO INTRODUCE DEMOCRATIC SENATER TIM KAINE OF VIRGINIA….WHEN A DOZEN PROTESTERS STOOD UP AND STARTED
SHOUTING…..

THEY WERE LED OUT BY POLICE AND THE EVENT CONTINUED  WITH KAINE’S SPEECH……



BRIDGE COLLAPSE
04/02/19

A BRIDGE COLLAPSE HAS CLOSED A PORTION  OF I-75….NEAR CHATTANOOGA….

THE COLLAPSE  IS NEAR THE   I-24 WESTBOUND SPLIT….AND HAS CLOSED THE NORTH AND SOUTH BOUND LANES OF I-75…..

AUTHORITIES  SAY THE ROA IS EXPECTED TO BE CLOSED FOR AN EXTENDED TIME……



SPORTS
04/02/19

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH…..
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM DEFEATED DAVIESS COUNTY FOUR TO ONE……


KENTUCKY HEAD BASKETBALL COACH JOHN CAPIPARI WILL FINISH HIS CAREER  WITH THE WILDCATS…..AS HE HAS AGREED TO A 10-YEAR
EXTENSION OF HIS CONTRACT…..

HE WAS UNDER CONTRACT THROUGH TWENTY-24 FOLLOWING A SEVEN-YEAR EXTENSION IN TWENTY-17…..

AND  ONCE HE’S DONE COACHING…..CALIPARI WILL BECOME A PAID LIFETIME AMBASSADOR…..


AND AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH….
THE PATRIOTS PLAY BATH COUNTY AND LEXINGTON CHRISTIAN…..







SOKY BOOK FAIR
04/01/19

MORE THAN 150-AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS WILL ATTEND THE 21ST ANNUAL…. SOUTHERN KENTUCKY BOOK FEST…..APRIL 26TH AND 27TH…..

HELD AT THE KNICELY  CONFERENCE CENTER……SOKY  BOOK FEST  WEEKEND IS FULL OF AUTHOR PRESENTATIONS…..PANEL DISCUSSIONS….
AND BOOK SIGIENS….AS-WELL-AS THE KENTUCKY WRITERS CONFERENCE…..

FRIDAY  ALSO INCLUDES  “TEEN AND CHILDREN’S DAY”……AND NEW THIS YEAR WILL BE A FREE SESSIONS  ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH AGENTS
AND THEIR AUTHORS……

FOR MORE INFORMATION GO ON-LINE TO…..SOKY-BOOK-FEST-DOT-ORG……



HEALTH AWSUIT
04/01/19

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE……AND 11 OTHER ATTORNEY’S GENERAL….HAVE  ANNOUNCED THEY’VE  WON A FEDERAL LAWSUIT
THAT WILL PROTECT HEALTH CARE BENEFITS FOR INDIVIDUALS  IN INDIVIDUAL AND SMALL GROUP HEALTH CARE PLANS….

THE SUIT SOUGHT TO INVALIDATE A CHANGE THAT WOULD HAVE ALLOWED INDIVIDUAL AND SMALL GROUP  HEALTH  PLANS NOT TO COMPLY WITH
THE PROVISIONS OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT….

THE RULING WILL ALSO ALLOW EMPLOYEES IN THESE PLANS TO BE ABLE TO CONTINUE TO QUALIFY FOR HEALTH CARE TAX INCENTIVES THATKEEP
HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIMUMS AFFORDABLE…..



FATAL
04/01/19

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS AN ACCIDENT…..EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING ON SCOTTSVILLE ROAD….CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A  
SCOTTSVILLE MAN…..

ACCORDNG TO DEPUTES….A 1998  F-150  DRIVEN BY 26 YEAR OLD MICHAEL WALKER RAN INTO THE MEDIAN…..THEN CAME BACK INTO THE SOUTH
BOUND LANDS AND FLIPPED SEVERAL TIME BEFORE HITTING A GUARDRAIL……



POLAND
04/01/19

73 YEAR OLD DONALD REED POLAND OF JAMESTOWN AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITAION BEGINS AFTER 10 FRIDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; PHILANIE AND ROSALIE OF JAMESTOWN AND CHAD OF ARKANSAS…..TWO BROTHERS AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND KIM OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GARY OF FLORIDA…..TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CAROLINE AND NORMAN BUNCH
OF BOWLING GREEN AND ANN AND RICHARD CROWE OF TENNESSEE……AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; TINA POLAND OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD
ALSO SURVIVES……



LONES
04/01/19

78 YEAR OLD RUSSELL LONES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (MON) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO UNION CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOSEPH…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS; DONNA ALFORD AND KELLY BEST ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..
FOUR GRANDCHILDREN, A GREAT-GRANDCHILD AND TWO STEP-GREAT-GRANDCILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/01/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBLL TEAM IS IN FLORIDA TO PLAY IN THE FORT WALTON BEACH CLASSIC…..


THE BRAVES AT  HOME TO PLAY THE CUBS…..
THE CARDINALS ARE IN PITTSBURGH……
AND THE REDS HOST THE BREWERS…..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
03/29/19

ACCORDING TO THE  KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  ROSE  FROM FOUR-POINT-ONE
PERCENT IN JANUARY…..TO FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN FEBRUARY……AND THIS FEBRUARY’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO ABOVE THE FOUR-
POINT-ONE PERCENT RECORDED IN FEBRUARY OF LAST YEAR……

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..
WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE  LOWEST JOBLESS RATE AT THREE-PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD  THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   AT 13-POINT-THREE PERCENT……



HEAP DEADLINE EXTENDED
03/29/19

COMMUNITY ACTION IS EXTENDING ITS ENROLLMENT PERIOD  FOR THE CRISIS COMPONENT OF THE  HOME  ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM…..OR
HEAP…..
AS APPLICATION WILL NOW BE ACCEPTED THRU APRIL 30TH   OR UNTIL FUNDS ARE DEPLETED…..

APPLICATIONS…..WHICH  ARE TAKEN ON A FIRST-COME…..FIRST-SERVIED BASIS….. ARE ACCEPTED  AT THE   ALLEN COUNTY   COMMUNITY ACTION
AGENCY OFFICE LOCATED AT 25  J-L TURNER PLACE…..
TO APPLY……APPLICANTS  MUST  MEET INCOME ELIGIBILITY  REQUIREMENTS…..   AS-WELL-AS  HAVE RECEIVED A  “DISCONNECT”  NOTICEC FROM
THEIR UTILITY COMPANY…..OR BE WITHIN FOUR DAYS OF RUNNING OUT OF A NON-METERED FUEL SUCH AS PROPANE OR KEROSENE……



PENSION BILL
03/29/19

ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION YESTERDAY….. LAWMAKERS PASSED  HOUSE BILL THREE-58 WHICH  WOULD LET UP TO
118-QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES LEAVE THE COMMONWEALTH’S STRUGGLING RETIREMENT SYSTEM…..

THOSE AGENCIES NCLUDE  LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS….DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS….RAPE CRISIS CENTERS…..AND SOME PUBLIC
UNIVERSITIES….

STARTING JULY FIRST….THEIR CONTRIBUTION RATE IS SET TO INCREASE FROM ABOUT 49-PERCENT OF EVERY EMPLOYEES’ SALARY…..TO ABOUT 84-
PERCENT…..

THE PLAN WILL ALSO LET THE AGENCIES LEAVE WITHOUT PAYING  WHAT THEY OWE….WHICH COULD COST THE PENSION SYSTEM UP TO 799-MILLION
DOLLARS OVER THE NEXT FEW DECADES….



TINSLEY
03/29/19

61 YEAR OLD JAMES THOMAS  “TOMMY”  TINSLEY OF ADOLPHUS DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (SAT)  AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME …..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE
FUNERAL HOME….AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..EXPRESIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; CYNTHIA TINSLEY…..TWO STEP-SONS; WILLIAM AND EDWARD LEONARD BOTH OF ADOLPHUS…..A DAUGHTER; LENNOX
WRIGHT OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; NORMAN AND BERTIE CARTWRIGHT OF BOWLING GREEN…..THREE
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
03/29/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO BOWLING GREEN….

THE PREDATORS PLAY IN PITTSBURGH…..

THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES WITH CHARLOTTE……

AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
LOUISVILLE PLAYS OREGON STATE…..

AND AT THE MEN’S  N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
KENTUCKY GOES AGAINST HOUSTON…..







GENERAL ASSEMBLY
03/28/19

FOLLOWING THE 10-DAY….VETO RECESS……THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY RETURNS TO FRANKFORT TODAY FOR THE FINAL DAY OF THE
TWENTY-19 SESSION….
LAWMAKERS WILL DECIDE WHETHER TO  OVERRIDE  VETOS MADE BY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN….AND  THEY COULD STILL PASS LEGISLATION……

THE BIGGEST DECISION LAWMAKERS WILL HAVE TO MAKE IS WHETHER TO PASS HOUSE BILL  THREE-58…..A MEASURE THAT WOULD PROVIDE
RELIEFT TO REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES AND QUASI-STATE AGENCIES FACING MASSIVE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PENSION SYSTEM…..

SINCE  JANUARY EIGHTH…….LAWMAKERS HAVE PASSED  188 BILLS…..65 SENATE BILLS AND 123 HOUSE BILLS…………



MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENTS
03/28/19

A FEDERAL JUDGE  YESTERDAY  BLOCKED MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENT IN KENTUCKY AND ARKANSAS…..SAYING THE WORK REQUIREMENTS
UNDERMINE THE PROGRAM’S MISSION OF PROVIDING HEALTH CARE FOR THE NEEDY….

BUT IN HIS RULING…..JUDGE JAMES BOASBERT STOPPED SHORT OF DECIDING THE CENTRAL QUESTION OF WHETHER WORK REQUIREMENTS ARE
INCOMPATABLE WITH MEDICAID…..

WORK REQUIREMENTS  WERE ALREADY IN EFFECT IN ARKANSAS…..BUT THE COMMONWEALTH’S PROGRAM HAS BEEN ON HOLD BECAUSE OF
LAWSUITS…..



SPORTS
03/28/19

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

AND KYLE  HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-20 THIS
AFTERNOON…….


AT THE WOMEN’S  N-I-T TOURNAMENT……
THE LADY TOPPERS TAKE ON OHIO…..

AND AT THE MEN’S  N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT,,,,,
TENNESSEE PLAYS PURDUE……


THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON OPENS TODAY AS…..
THE BRAVES ARE ON THE ROAD TO PHIDELPHIA….
THE CARDINALS TRAVEL TO MILWAUKEE…..
AND THE REDS HOST THE PIRATES….







FISCAL COURT
03/27/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE SOUTH ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING……
HEATH CRAWFORD WITH THE BOWLING GREEN…..KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS OFFICE….PRESENTED THE TWENY-19…TWENTY-20…..
RURAL SECONDARY ROAD  PROGRAM……

THE COURT ALSO APPROVED A RESOLUTION  PRESENTED BY THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY DIRECTOR  JOHNNY HOBDY….FOR THE I-
D-A TO ACCEPT 51-THOUSAND-282 DOLLARS FROM T-V-A  TO BE USED FOR UTILITY INSTALLATION AT THE NEW INDUSTRIAL PARK……



HOLIDAY LIGHTS
03/27/19

THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM  HAS ANNOUNCED  THAT…..“WENDY’S”…..WILL BE THE TITLE SPONSOR OF…..TWINKLE  AT THE TRACK….THIS
HOLIDAY SEASON….

PRESENTED  BY  “U-S” BANK…..WENDY’S  “TWINKLE AT THE TRACK”   WILL FEATURE  25-HOLIDAY SCENES…..OVER 350-LIGHT DISPLAYS…..AND OVER
ONE-MILLION LIGHTS…..

THE DISPLAY…..WHICH WILL BE SET UP ON THE ROAD COURSE AT THE MOTORSPORTS PARK



SPORTS
03/27/19

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO BARREN COUNTY…..


GEORGETOWN COLLGE HAS WON THE MEN’S….N-A-I-A  BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP….AS THEY DEFEATED CARROLL 68 TO 46 IN THE TITLE GAME….

THIS WAS THE SEVENTH NATONAL TITLE  GAME THE TIGERS  HAD PLAYED IN….. CLAIMING   THE CHAMPIONSHIP IN 1998 AND TWENTY-13……

THEY LAST PLAYED FOR THE TITLE   IN TWENTY-16…….







CITY COUNCIL
03/26/19

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET IN SPECIAL SESSION LAST NIGHT WITH TWO ITEMS ON THE AGENDA…..
THE COUNCIL APPROVED APPLYING FOR…..AND AUTHORIZED MAYOR ROB CLINE TO SIGN ALL DOCUMENTS…..FOR A TRANSPORTATION OPERATONS
FUNDING GRANT…..

THE COUNCIL ALSO MADE CHANGES TO THE REQUIREMENTS TO HOLD A HOLD A ROAD BLOCK ON THE SQUARE……

THE CHANGES WILL BE EFFECTIVE APRIL FIRST……



FOREST FIRES
03/26/19

THE KENTUCKY DIVISION OF FORESTY IS URGING CAUTION AFTER THE SPRING FOREST FIRE SEASON…..WHICH BEGAN FEBRUARY 15TH……HAS
BECOME MORE ACTIVE……AS IN THE LAST THREE WEEKS…….189 FOREST FIRES HAVE DAMAGED OVER 15-HUNDRED ACRES……

FIRE OFFICIALS SAY ARSON CONTINUES TO BE THE LEADING CAUSE OF WILDFIRES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…...AS 52-PERCENT OF THE FIRE THIS
YEAR HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY ARSON…..

DURING SPRING FOREST FIRE SEASON…..IT IS ILLEGAL TO BURN WITH 150-FEET OF A  WOODLAND OR BRUSHLAND……EXCEPT BETWEEN THE
HOURS OF SIX AT NIGHT AND SIX IN THE MORNING…..IF A CITIZEN ALLOWS A FIRE TO ESCAPE…..THEY MAY BE LIBLE FOR THE FIRE FIGHTING COSTS
AND PROPERTY DAMAGE……



MITCHELL
03/26/19

51 YEAR OLD JAMES  W.  “JAMEY”  MITCHELL OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON)….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO
AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. PLEASANT CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW 9WED) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; KRISTIAN MITCHELL OF BOWLING GREEN…….TWO BROTHERS; CHRIS AND JOHNNY…..AND TWO SISTERS AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; PATRICIA AND JERRY HURT AND LINDA MITCHELL…..AND AN AUNT; REBA LONAS OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
03/26/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS GOES TO MONROE COUNTY……
AND THE TRACK TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY…..

THE LADY TOPPER SOFTBALL TEAMS TRAVELS TO KENTUCKY……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……
THE PREDATORS SHUT OUT MINNESOTA ONE TO NOTHING…..

AND AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
KENTUCKY DROPPED A 72 TO 57 DECISION TO N-C STATE……







GOVERNOR COMING TO SCOTTSVILLE
03/25/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN WILL BE IN SCOTTSVILLE…..TOMORROW  FROM 11-30 TO ONE……TO HOLD A TOWN HALL MEETING….

WHICH WILL BE HELD  IN THE OLD CIRCUIT COURTROOM…..ON THE TOP FLOOR OF THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING……



SIMPSON PLANT CLOSING
03/25/19

A SIMPSON COUNTY PLANT….THAT MAKES AUDIO COMPONENTS FOR CAR MANUFACTURERS….IS CLOSING LATER THIS YEAR….

AFTER 20-YEARS IN BUSINESS AT THE SAME LOCATION….HARMON BECKER AUTOMOTIVE WILL CLOSE  IN SEPTEMBER…….

THE PLANT…..WHICH EMPLOYESS 175…..PLANS TO ELIMINATE HALF OF ITS WORKFORCE IN JUANE….AND THE REST IN SEPTEMBER……



CLEAN UP WEEK
03/25/19

SPRING CLEAN UP WEEK IS UNDERWAY IN SCOTTSVILLE AND ALLEN COUNTY…..

THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE OPEN TODAY FROM SEVEN TO FIVE…..
TOMORROW AND THURSDAY FROM SEVEN TO SIX…..
WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY FROM SEVEN TO FIVE….
AND SATURDAY FROM SEV EN TO NOON……..



MEETINGS
03/25/19

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS THIS AFTERNOON AT FIVE-30……

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

THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 THE JAYCEES MEET……



SPORTS
03/25/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNISS TEAMS GO TO GLASGOW…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS  AT GREENWOOD…..
AND THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM HOSTS LOGAN COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO MINNESOTA……


AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..

KENTUCKY PLAYS NORTH CAROLINA STATE……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
03/22/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S FEBRUARY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS  FOUR-POINT-ONE
PERCENT……WHICH WAS DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM THE FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT RECORDED IN JANUARY…..

THIS FEBRUARY’S  JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO DOWN  TWO-TENTHS OF A PRECENTAGE POINT FROM THE   FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT RECORDED
IN FEBRUARY TWENTY-18……

THE  “U-S”  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN FEBRUARY WAS THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT…….WHICH WAS ALSO DOWN TWO-TENTHS OF A PERCENTAGE
POINT FROM THE JANUARY LEVEL……



PAUL AWARD UPHELD
03/22/19

SPECIAL JUDGE TYLER GILL HAS REJECTED A REQUEST FOR A NEW TRIAL FROM THE MAN A JURY SAID SHOULD PAY MORE THAT 580-THOUSAND
DOLLARS  TO SENATOR RAND PAUL FOR INJURIES HE SUFFERED WHEN HE WAS TACKLED  IN HIS YARD BY HIS NEIGHBOR……RENE  BOUCHER……

GILL SAID THE JURY AWARD WASN’T EXCESSIVE CONSIDERING  BOUCHER’S CONDUCT AND PAUL’S INJURIES……

HE ALSO REJECTED ARGUMENTS THAT PAUL TRIED TO PROVOKE BOUCHER OVER YARD WASTE……AND THAT PAUL FAILED TO QUANTIFY THE
AMOUNT OF DAMAGES HE SOUGHT……



ACCIDENT
03/22/10

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED A COUPLE OF INJURY ACCIDENTS IN METCALFE  COUNTY….

ONE  WAS ON KENTUKY TWO-18…..WHERE  A TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE   NISSAN CAR DRIVEN BY 71 YEAR OLD PATRICIA STOVALL OF CENTER HIT A
STOPPED GARBAGE TRUCK IN THE REAR……

AND THE SECOND WAS ON KENTUNY-90….WHERE  A TWENTY-13  DODGE OPERATED  BY 26 YEAR OLD SABRINA  HEATON  OF BURKESVILLE   STRUCK
A GUARDRAIL…. CROSSED THE ROADWAY  AND THE HIT AN EMBANKMENT AND TREE…..

BOTH DRIVERS  WERE TAKE TO T-J SAMSON HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT……



SPORTS
03/22/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM OPENED THE HOME PORTION OF THE SEASON YESERDAY WITH A 9 TO 8  WIN OVER METCALFE COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS DROPPED A TWO TO ONE DECISION TO THE PENGUINS…..

AT THE WOMEN’S N-I-T…….
CINCINNATI….MIDDLE TENNESSE….AND THE LADY TOPPERS WERE ALL WINNERS…..

AND AT THE MEN’C N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT……
MURRAY AND KENTUCKY WER BOTH WINNTER…..
WHILE BELMONT AND LOUISVILLE BOTH LOST…..


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT……
LOUISVILLE TAKES ON ROBERT MORRIS…..

AND AT THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
CINCINNATI GOES AGAINST IOWA…..
TENNESSEE BATTLES COLGATE…..
AND NORTHREN KENTUCKY PLAYS TEXAS TECH……







ALI DISPLAY
03/21/19

THE  “JODY RICHARDS HALL”  ART GALLERY…..AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….. IS GIVING THE PUBLIC A LOOK INTO THE LIFE OF ONE OF THE
GREATEST BOXERS OF ALL-TIME……

60 BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS…..SHOWING  A  BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE LATE  MUHAMMAND ALI…..HIGHLIGHT HIS TIME AS A
BOXER…..ACTIVIST  AND PHILANTHROPIST……AS-WELL-AS  HIS FIGHT  WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE…..

THE PHOTOS…..WHICH WERE TAKEN BY MORE THAN A DOZEN COURIER-JOURNAL PHOTOGRAPHERS…… WILL BE ON  DISPLAY UNTIL MAY THIRD…….



NEW LAW BLOCKED
03/21/19

FOR THE SECOND TIME…..A FEDERAL JUDGE YESTERDAY ISSUED AN ORDER TEMPORARILY BLOCKING A NEW KENTUCKY LAW AIMED AT IMPOSING
MORE RESTRICTIONS ON ABORTION….

JUDGE DAVID HALE’S  TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER….. SOUGHT BY THE U-C-L-U…..WOULD BAN ABORTION FOR WOMEN SEEKING TO END THEIR
PREGNANCIES BECAUSE OF THE GENDER…..…..RACE….OR DISABILITY OF THE FETUS…..

LAST WEEK…..THE JUDGE TEMPORARILY BLOCKED ENFORCEMENT OF ANOTHER NEW KENTUCKY LAW THAT WOULD MOSTLY BAN ABORTIONS IN THE
COMMONWEALTH ONCE A FETAL HEATBEAT IS DETECTED……



SEARCH
03/21/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE SUPERINTENDENT SCREENING COMMITTEE HELD THEIR FIRST JOINT MEET YESTERDAY…..
20 APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED…..THEY INCLUDE 17-MEN AND THREE WOMEN….16 APPLICATIONS ARE FROM  KENTUCKY AND FOUR ARE
FROM OUT OF STATE…..
THE APPLICANTS INCLUDE  SIX- SUPERINTENDENTS…..EIGHT CENTRAL OFFICE STAFF……AND FIVE PRINCIPALS…..

THE SCREENING COMMITTEE WILL MEET AGAIN  MARCH 28TH AND APRIL 18TH…..A JOINT MEETING WITH THE COMMITTEE AND BOARD WIL BE HELD
APRIL 25TH…….THE BOARD  WILL INTERVIEW CANDIDATES IN MAY……AND A NEW SUPERINTENDENT  WILL BE NAMED JUNE FIRST…….



SHOOTERS SOUGHT
03/21/19

YESTERDAY MORNING……THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO NINE-44  WHITES CHAPEL ROAD…..TO COMPLAINTS OF
SHOTS FIRED AT THE RESIDENCE…..

THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED FOUR SHOTS WERE FIRED AT THE RESIDENCE AND DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR TWO BLACK MALE SUSPECTS……

19 YEAR OLD DEVON WEST OF FRANKLIN AND 20 YEAR OLD JARED GRAINGER OF GLASOW ARE PERSONS OF IN THE  CASE……AND AUTHORITIES  SAY
THEY SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS…….



SPORTS
03/21/19

THE LADY PATRIOT  VARSITY AND  JUNIOR VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON LOGAN COUNTY…….

AND THE PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY  BASEBLL TEAMS HOST MEGCALFE COUNTY……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  FROM THE VARSITY  GAME…..ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-
FM….. STARTING AT FOUR-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE PENGUINS……


AT THE WOMEN’S  N-I-T TOURNAMENT……
CINNCINATI TAKES ON YOUNGSTOWN STATE…..
AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE PLAYS  I-U-P-U-I……

AT THE MEN’S  N-C-A-A TOURNAMNT…..

BELMONT PLAYS  MARYLAND…..
MURRAY TANGLES WITH MARQUETTE……
KENTUCKY GOES AGAINST ABLIENE CHRISTIAN…..







WEED TREATMENT
03/20/19

KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET CREWS HAD BEGUN TREATING NOXIOUS AND NUISANCE WEEDS……TO AID IN CONTROLLING THE SPREAD
OF UNDESIRABLE PLANTS ALONG THE COMMONWEALTH’S   HIGHWAY RIGHTS-ON-WAY…….

LEFT UNCONTROLLED…..NOXIOUS WEEDS CAN GROW SO LARGE THAT THEY INTERFERE  WITH A DRIVERS LINE OF VISION ON HIGHWAYS……AND
THEY CAN ALSO DAMAGE PAVEMENT AND EMBANKMENTS AND CLOG DITCHES…..CAUSING DRAINAGE PROBLEMS……

MOTORISTS ARE REMINDED TO USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN CREWS SPRAYING FOR WEEDS ARE ON THE ROADWAYS…..
AND PROPERTY OWNERS…..WHO ARE ACTIVELY TREATING NOXIOUS WEEDS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY…..MAY REQUEST THE ERADICATION OF
NUISANCE WEEDS FOUND ON  ADJACENT STATE-OWNED  RIGHTS-OF WAY….BY SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION WITH THE LOCAL DISTRICT HIGHWAY
OFFICE…….



FORD MOVING JOBS
03/20/19

FORD MOTOR COMPANY IS SHIFTING 550 JOBS TO  ITS  TRUCK PLANT IN LOUISVILLE TO BOOST PRODUCTION OF  ITS EXPEDITION AND LINCOLN
NAVIGATOR VEHICLES TO MEET THE GROWING DEMAND FOR LARGE S-U-V’s…….

TO INCREASE THE TRUCK PLANT’S WORKFORCE……FORD IS SHIFTING THE JOBS AWAY FROM IT CROSSTOWN…..LOUISVILLE ASSEMBLY PLANT…..
WHICH MAKES THE ESCAPE AND LINCOLN  M-K-C…..



TEACHER NAMES
03/20/19

THE JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS ASKED KENTUCKY’S  EDUCATION COMMISSIONER  TO WITHDRAW  HIS REQUEST  FOR NAMES OF
TEACHERS  WHO USED SICK DAYS TO PROTEST AT THE STATE CAPITAL…..

COMMISSIONER WAYNE LEWIS  TOLD THE BOARD…..HE WANTS THE NAMES…. BUT WON’T PUNISH TEACHERS IF SCHOOL REMAINS IN SESSION……

AT LEAST 10 DISTRICTS CLOSED BECAUSE OF TOO MANY TEACHER ABSENCES….. AND THE JEFFERSON COUNTY DISTRICT  CLOSED   SIX TIMES IN
TWO WEEKS…..



SECRETARY OF STATE BILL
03/20/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SIGNED A BILL WHICH ELIMINATES THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S AUTHORITY OVER THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS…..

CURRENT SECRETARY OF STATE  ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES……WHO IS BEING INVESTIGATED BY THREE SEPERATE STATE AGENCIES….IS
ACCUSED OF HAVING STAFFERS  SEARCH VOTER RECORDS FOR INFORMATION ON POLITICAL RIVALS AMONG OTHER THINGS…..

THE LAW APPLIES TO GRIMES AND FUTURE SECRETARIES  OF STATE…..AND GRIMES WHO IS IN HER FINAL YEAR IN OFFICE HAS SAID SHE IS
EXPLORING  LEGAL OPTIONS…….



STEENBERGEN
03/20/19

57 YEAR OLD JIMMY WAYNE  “FLEET-LINE”  STEENGERGEN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. PLEASANT CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
TWO TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR
FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; KEVIN AND ASHLEIGH AND GARY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-
IN-LAW; SHEILA AND TONY BLANKENSHIP OF SCOTTSVILLE AND PAM AND MELVIN BLANKENSHIP OF GLASGOW…….SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
03/20/19

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…….

PLAY BEGINS IN THE WOMEN’S N-I-T……
AS MOREHEAD TAKES ON OHIO STATE……

AND PLAY-N GAMES CONTINUE IN THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURMANENT…..
AS   N-C  CENTRAL PLAYS NORTH DAKOTA STATE…..
AND ARIZONA STATE TANGLES WITH ST. JOHN’S………







HEMP
03/19/19

HEMP PRODUCERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH REPORTED HIGHER SALES IN TWENTY-18……

THE COMMONWEALTH’S HEMP PROCESSORS REPORTED  NEARLY  58-MILLION DOLLARS IN GROSS PRODUCT SALES LAST YEAR…..WHICH WAS UP
FROM 17-MILLION IN TWENTY-17…….
PROCESSORS PAID KENTUCKY FARMERS NEARLY 18-MILLION DOLLARS FOR HARVESTED HEMP MATERIALS IN TWENTY-18…..WHICH WAS UP FROM
NEARLY EIGHT MILLION THE YEAR BEFORE……
PROCESSORS ALSO SPENT  JUST OVER 23-MILLION DOLLARS IN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND EMPLOYED 459 PEOPLE IN TWENTY-18……

MORE THAN 50-THOUSAND ACRES HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR HEMP PRODUCTION THIS YEAR…..WHICH IS UP FROM 67-HUNDRED ACRES IN
TWENTY-17……AND 33-ACRES   IN TWENTY-14…..



STUDENT SUES
03/19/19

AN UNVACCINATED STUDENT AT A SCHOOL…..TRYING TO CONTAIN A CHICKENPOX OUTBREAK…..IS SUING BECAUSE HE’S BEEN BARRED FROM
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES…..

18 YEAR OLD JEROME KUNKLE IS ACCUSING THE NORTHERN KENTUCKY HEALTH DEPARTMENT OF VIOLATING HIS FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS…..
MORE THA 30 STUDENTS AT….OUT LADY OF ASSUMPTION ACADEMY…..HAVE TAKEN ILL SINCE FEBRUARY  AND THE DEPARTMENT SAID FRIDAY THAT
STUDENTS WITHOUT PROOF OF VACCINATION OR IMMUNITY AGAINST CHICKENPOX CAN’T ATTEND SCHOOL OR ITS ACTIVITIES UNTIL  21-DAYS AFTER
THE LAST INFECTION….

KUNKLE AND HIS FATHER SAY THE VACCINES VIOLATE THEIR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS BECAUSE CELL  LINES  DERIVED FROM ABORTED FETUSES ARE
INVOLVED IN THEIR PRODUCITON….
HOWEVER…..THE NATIONAL CATHOLIC BIOETHICS CENTER SAYS THE VACCINES DON’T ACTUALLY CONTAIN ABORTED CELLS…..SO CATHOLICS ARE  
“MORALLY FREE” TO USE THEM TO PROTECT HUMAN LIFE…….



COMPANY FINED
03/19/19

A COMPANY WITH A LONG-RUNNING CONTRACT TO MANAGE KENTUCKY’S WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIMS……HAS BEEN ASSESSED A 50-
THOUSAND DOLLAR PENALITY  BY THE  KENTUCKY EXECUTIVE BRANCH ETHICS COMMISSION…..

THE COMMISSION SAID YESTERDAY THAT……CANNON/COCHRAN MANAGEMENT SERVICES…..AGREED  NOT TO CONTEST 14-COUNTS OF VIOLATING
THE COMMONWEALTH’S EXECUTIVE BRANCH ETHICS CODE…..

A COMPANY EXECUTIVE TESTIFIED AT THE BRIBERY TRIAL OF FORMER DEMOCRATIC LOBBYIST JAMES SULLIVAN…..THAT THE AMOUNT PAID SULLIVAN’
S CONSULTING FIRM DEPENDED ON WHETHER THE COMPANY WON A STATE CONTRACT…..



BONHAM
03/19/19

79 YEAROLD AAIRON BONHAM OF BOWLING GREEN DIED MARCH 14TH AT HIS RESIDENCE…..A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES WAS HELD YESTERDAY
AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ELIZABETH BONHAM……A SON;…..THREE DAUGHTERS; INCLUDING JULIE AND BRYON KARR OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND A
SISTER…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



PEARSON
03/19/19

78 YEAR OLD KENNETH RAY PEARSON OF PEWEE VALLEY DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE
WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11
TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERL  HOME……AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY  ;BE MADE TO THE PARKINSON’S FOUNDATION……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BRENDA  MORGAN PEARSON…..TWO SONS; DR. LANCE OF PEWEE VALLEY AND KENNY OF FLORIDA…….A DAUGHTER
AND SON-IN-LAW; DR.  RAEANN AND NATHANIEL GOULET OF PEE WEE VALLEY…..FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; DORTHY PEARSON OF
BOWLING GREEN  AND  MALINDA AND RONNIE STINSON, MARY AND TOMMY SLEDGE AND RAMONA AND MARK ARTRBURN ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE……AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; FAYE PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…….TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/19/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO WARREN EAST…….
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TRAVELS TO BOWLING GREEN…..
AND THE TENNIS TEAM PLAYS AT GREENWOOD…….

THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON THE MAPLE LEAFS…..

PLAY IN GAMES BEGIN IN THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
AS FARLEIGH DICKINSON TAKES ON PRAIRIE VIEW…..
AND BELMONT PLAYS TEMPLE……







DOLLAR GENERAL NEW STORES
03/18/19

DOLLAR GENERAL SAYS IT WILL SPEND UP TO  825-MILLION DOLLARS  THIS YEAR TO OPEN   975 NEW  STORES…….REMODEL ONE-THOUSAND
STORES….AND  RELOCATE   100-EXSISTING STORES….

THE  PLANS ARE PART OF THE RETAILER’S STRATEGY TO ACHIEVE TWO-POINT-FIVE PERCENT  SAME-STORE SALES GROWTH THIS YEAR……

IN TWENTY-18…..SAME STORE SALES GREW THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT….AS THE COMPANY  OPENED  900-NEW STORES….REMODELED ONE-
THOUSAND-50 STORES…..AND RELOCATED 115-OTHERS……

AS OF FEBRUARY FIRST……DOLLAR GENERAL WAS OPERATING 15-THOUSAND-370 STORES IN   44 STATES……..



SHOOTING
03/18/19

A SATURDAY NIGHT SHOOTING IN SCOTTSVILLE HAS LEFT ONE PERSON DEAD……

SCOTTSVILL E POLICE CALLED  STATE  POLICE SATURDAY NIGHT….TO ASSIST WITH A SHOOTING INVESTIGATION   AT  SIX-ZERO-FIVE NORTH THIRD  
WHERE TWO RESIDENTS…..21 YEAR OLD CHARLES A. HOPEWELL AND 21 YEAR OLD AYLSSIA  M. RODRIGUEZ WERE INSIDE….WHEN  AN UNKNOW
NPERSON OR PERSONS ENTERED WITH A FIREARM AND SHOT BOTH SUBJECTS…..

HOPEWELL WAS STRUCK  IN THE HEAD AREA AND WAS TREATED  AT THE HOSPITAL AND RELEASED……WHILE REDROGUEZ WAS TAKEN TO
VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER WHERE SHE DIED YESTERDAY MORNING……

STATE POLICE IS REQUESTING THAT ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION OR LEADS CONCERNIGN THE SHOOTING INVESTIGATION……CONTACT POST
THREE AT TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-EIGHT-TWO-20-10……..



NASHVILLE OFFICER INJURED
03/18/19

A NASHVILLE METRO OFFICER WAS INJURED AFTER A HUGH GROUP OF BIKERS TOOK OVER BROADWAY IN DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE….

THE OFFICER WAS DRAGGED BY A FOUR-WHEELER SATRUDAY……AFTER DOZENS OF A-T-V’s AND DIRT BIKES WERE DRIVING RECKLESSLY IN FRONT
OF BRIDGESTONE AREA DUING THE S-E-C TOURNAMENT……



SPECIAL PARK RATES
03/18/19

KENTUCKY STATE PARKS ARE OFFERING SPECIAL RATES FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO NEED SHELTR IN THE  WAKE OF TORNADOES AND STORMS IN
WESTERN KENTUCKY LAST WEEK….

THE RATES…..WHICH START AT 49-95 A NIGHT…..ARE AVAILABLE AT KENTUCKY DAM VILLAGE STATE RESORT PARK…..LAKE BARKLEY STATE RESORT
PARK…..AND KENLAKE  STAT E RESORT PARK….



SPORTS
03/18/19

THE FIELD IS SET FOR THE MEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT AS…..
LOUISVILLE PLAYS MINNESOTA, MURRAY STATE TAKES ON MARQUETTE, NORTHERN KENTUCKY  BATTLES  TEXAS TECH, CINNCINNATI GOES AGAINSTS
IOWA, TENNESSEE PLAYS COLGATE AND KENTUCKY TAKES ON ABILENE CHRISTIAN……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT UP
03/15/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER OF STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE FROM THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT
IN DECEMBER TO FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN JANUARY…..AND THIS JANUARY’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO ABOVE THE THREE-POINT-NINE
PERCENT RECORDED  IN JANUARY TWENTY-18……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…...UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED FROM  THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN LOGAN AND
SIMPSON COUNTIES….. TO FIVE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN EDMONSON  COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES FELL   IN 37 COUNTIES……ROSE IN 72…..AND STAYED THE SAME IN 11…..

WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   AT THREE-POINT-ONE PERCENT……
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE  AT 14-POINT-TWO PERCENT



EDUCATION COMMISSIONER SEEKING NAMES
03/15/19

STATE EDUCATION COMMISSIONER WAYNE LEWIS IS ASKING FOR THE NAMES OF TEACHERS WHO HAVE CALLED IN SICK TO PROTEST EDUCATION
BILLS BEING CONSIDERED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY….

LEWIS HAS REQUESTED THE ATTENDANCE RECORDS OF AT LEAST 10 DISTRICT….. WHICH WERE FORCED TO CLOSE SEVERAL TIMES SINCE
FEBRUARY  28TH…..AFTER SO MANY  TEACHERS USED THEIR SICK DAYS THAT OFFICIALS COULDN’T FIND ENOUGH SUBSTITUTES TO COVER
CLASSES…..GER SO ME RNE RUD HEIR SICK DAY THE OF COULDN’T FIEN E SUERT TO COV CLASSES…..

BESIDES  THE NAMES…..LEWIS IS ASKING FOR COPIES OF ALL AFFIDAVITS AND DOCTORS NOTES…..
AND THE DISTRICTS MUST SUBMIT THE INFORMATION BY THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON MONDAY……



TOYOTA EXPANSION
03/15/19

TOYOTA ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT’S INVESTING  NEARLY 280-MILLION DOLLARS AT  ITS GEORGETOWN  PLANT…..WHICH IS PART OF A 750-
MILLION DOLLAR EXPANSION AT FIVE PLANTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY….

THE GEORGETWON PLANT  WILL BEGIN PRODUCTION  OF TWO HYBRID VEHICLES FOR THE FIRST TIME…….WITH PRODUCTION OF THE LEXUS   E-S
300 TO BEGIN IN MAY….AND  RAV-4  HYBRID PRODUCTION WILL START IN JANUARY…..



DOUGLAS
03/14/19

69 YEAR OLD PATRICIA WHITLOW DOUGLAS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  WEDNESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT)  AFTRNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; KELLY AND ROBBIE GRIZZLE AND MICHAEL AND CANDACE DOUGLAS…..AND A SISTER AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; CONNIE AND DWIGHT JOHNSTON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD  ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/15/19

IN QUARTER FINAL ACTION AT THE  GIRL’S SWEET 16…..

SCOTT COUNTY PLAYS OWNESBORO CATHOLIC….
AND G-R-C TAKES ON RYLE……

THEN TONIGHT…….
BARREN COUNTY TANGLES WITH MALE…..
AND SOUTHWESTERN GOES AGAINST NORTH LAUREL…..

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







REVENUE REDUCTION
03/14/19

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS HAVE APPROVED HOUSE BILL THREE-54…..WHICH WILL REDUCE REVENUE  BY 105-MILLION DOLLARS AYEAR……TO GIVE A
TAX BREAK TO SOME LOCALLY-OWNED BANKS….AND EXEMPT NONPROFITS FROM SOME SALES TAXES……

THE PROPOSAL WOULD LET BANKS WITH A KENTUCKY CHARTER PAY CORPORATE INCOME TAXES INSTEAD OF A “BANK FRANCHISE FEE”……THAT IS
BASED ON HOW MUCH CAPITAL A BANK HAS…..AND IT WOULD ALSO EXEMPT NONPROFITS FROM PAYING SALES TAXES ON FUNDRAISING
AXCTIVITIES……

THE MEASURE HAS  GONE TO GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN FOR HIS SIGNATURE……



HEPATITIS OUTBREAK
03/14/19

KENTUCKY’S HEPATITIS  “A”  OUTBREAK HAS CLAIMED ANOTHER LIFE……BRINGING THE OUTBREAK’S TOLL TO 44…..

THE NATIONS’S LARGEST  HEPATITIS “A” OUTBREAK  HAS SICKENED MORE THAN     42-HUNDRED PEOPLE  AND SENT OVER TWO-THOUSAND TO THE
HOSPITAL……

THE CURRENT OUTBREAK……WHICH BEGAN IN  NOVEMBER  TWENTY-17…… HAS HIT 104 OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S COUNTIES……AND IN THE
MOST RECENT REPORT…..21 COUNTIES REPORTED NEW CASES……



SPORTS
03/14/19

OPENING ROUND ACTION CONTINUES AT THE GIRL’S SWEET 16…..

AS PIKEVILLE TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY…..
THEN MALE PLAYS BOYD COUNTY…..

TONIGHT…..
COLLINGS TANGLES WITH SOUTHWESTERN….
AND NORTH LAUREL PLAYS HENDERSON COUNTY…..

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


AT THE WOMEN’S C-U-S-A TOURNAMENT…..
RICE PLAYS SOUTHERN MISS, U-A-B TANGLES WITH CHARLOTTE, MIDDLE TENNESSEE BATTLES TEXAS-EL PASO AND THE LADY TOPPERS TAKE ON
OLD DOMINION…..

IN THE MEN’S C-U-S-A TOURNAMENT…..
OLD DOMINION GOES AGAINST LOUISIANA TECH, TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO PLAYS U-A-B, SOUTHERN MISS TANLES WITH MARSHALL AND THE TOPPERS
BATTLE NORTH TEXAS……

AT THE MEN’S S-E-C TOURNAMENT……
ARKANSAS PLAYS FLORIDA, MISSOURI TANGLES WITH AUBURN, ALABAMA TAKES ON OLD MISS AND TEXAS “A AND M” GOES AGAINST MISSISSIPPI
STATE……

AT THE MEN’S A-C-C TOURNAMENT…..
VIRGINIA GOES AGAINST N-C STATE, FLORIDA STATE TAKES ON VIRGINIA TECH, DUKE TANGLES WITH SYRACUSE AND LOUISVILLE PLAYS NORTH
CAROLINA……







TECHNOLOGY SALARY
03/13/19

A KENTUCKY SENATE COMMITTEE HAS ENDORSED A BILL TO SLASH THE SALARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICIAL BY ABOUT
175-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAD RAISED CHARLES GRINDLE’S SALARY FROM 160-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR TO 375-THOUSAND……

THE MEASURE WOULD PROHIBIT THE SALARY FR KENTUCKY’S TECHNOLOGY CHIEF FROM EXCCEEDING THE PAY RECEIVED BY THE HIGHEST-PAID
COUNTERPART IN BORDERING STATES…..WHICH IS JUST OVER 200-THOUSAND DOLLARS……



ARREST
03/13/19

STATE POLICE STOPPED A U-HAUL VAN ON I-65 LAST NIGHT….AFTER RECEIVING COMPLAINTS OF UNRESTRAINED CHILDREN IN THE CARGO AREA…..

THE VAN WAS STOPPED NEAR THR 40-MILE MARKER IN WARREN COUNTY AND TWO JUVENILE PASSENGERS…..RELATIVES OF THE DRIVER….WERE
LOCATED IN THE CARGO AREA…..

THE DRIVER……28 YEAR OLD ADAM SMITH AND A PASSENGER 19 YEAR OLD THORA THORNTON…..BOTH OF  OHIO WERE ARRESTED AND CHARGED
WITH CRIMINAL ABUSE….
SMITH WAS ALSO CHARGED  WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE…..OPEN ALCOHOL CONTAINER IN VEHICLE…..SPEEDING AND OTHER TRAFFIC
OFFENSES……



SPORTS
03/13/19

THE GIRL’S  SWEET-16 BEGINS TODAY AT RUPP ARENA AS……

KNOTT COUNTY CENTRAL TAKES ON SCOTT COUNTY…..
AND  OWENSBORO CATHOTIC PLAYS BETHLEM…..

THEN TONIGHT……
GEORGE ROGERS CLARK GOES AGAINST MERCY…..
AND RYLE PLAYS MURRAY……..

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







CITY COUNCIL
03/12/19

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR GREG COOKE TALKED WITH THE COUNCIL
ABOUT PROBLEMS THAT HAVE BEEN DISCOVERED WITH THE DESIGN OF THE EXPANSION TO BE BUILT OUT VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY…….

AND THE COUNCIL VOTED TO HIRE  G-R-W ENGINEERS TO REDESIGN THE PROJECT TO CORRECT THE ERRORS…….AND CITY ATTORNEY KELLEY
POWELL WILL LOOK INTO THE POSSIBILITY OF BRINGING LEGAL ACTON…..
THE COUNCIL ALSO GAVE FIRST READING TO AN ORDINANNCE….PROPOSSED  BY CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER JERRY BIDDLE…..CONCERNING
THE KEEPING OF “FOWL” AND VICIOUS ANIMALS IN THE CITY LIMITS……



BODY IDENTIFIED
03/12/19

THE BODY FOUND WITHIN THE ZION HILL CEMETERY…..IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK YESTERDAY MORNING…..HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS 23
YEAROLD MARIAH AMBER DECRU OF PARK CITY…..

THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAUSE OF DEATH  IS BEING CONDUCTED BY THE F-B-I LOUISVILLE FIELD OFFICE….WITH ASSISTANCE FROM THE
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE…..

AS OFFICIALS  WAIT FOR THE MEDICAL EXAMINERS REPORT AND OTHER TESTS BEFORE RELEASING MORE INFORMATION…….



COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE
03/12/19

AND THIS REMINDER…….
THAT THE ALLEN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE WILL BE CLOSING AT FOUR THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW COMPUTER CABLING…..



SPORTS
03/12/19

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO WARREN CENTRAL FOR A SCRIMMAGE…..

THE PREDATORS ARE IN ANAHEIM TO TAKE ON THE DUCKS……

THE MEN’S A-C-C TOURNAMENT BEGINS TODAY AS……
MIAMI PLAYS WAKE FOREST…..
GEORGIA TECH GOES AGAINST NOTRE DAME…..
AND BOSTON COLLEGE TANGLES WITH   PITT…..







FLU WIDESPREAD
03/11/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH  REPORTS FLU ACTIVITY IN THE COMMONWEALTH  AS…….WIDESPREAD…..FOR THE 10TH
CONSECUTIVE WEEK…..

“WIDESPREAD”  IS THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF FLU ACTIVITY…..INDICATING INCREASED FLU-LIKE ACTIVITY OR FLU OUTBREAKS IN AT LEAST HALF OF THE
COMMONWEAKLTH’S REGONS…..

KENTUCKY IS CURRENTLY REPORTING   44 FLU-RELEATEDD DEATHS   FOR THE CURRENT FLU SEASON…. WHICH IS DOWEN FROM THE 333  FLU-
RELATED DEATHS THIS TIME LAST YEAR…..



MEETINGS
03/11/19
06:05AM

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

CITY COUNCIL AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND THE BEEKEEPERS AND HALF-WAY LODGE BOTH MEET AT 7……

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

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





MARTIN
03/11/19

68 YEAR OLD JENNIE SUE MARTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HATCHER AND SADDLER FUNERAL HOME IN GLASGOW WITH BURIAL IN LOCUST GROVE CEMETERY…….
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; EUGENE MARTIN…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;  BRYAN  OF SCOTTSVILLE AND  GREGORY AND TINA OF
BOWLING GFEEN…..HER MOTHER; EMMA LEE BALLARD…..AND TWO BROTHERS ;AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; PHILLIP AND BECKY BALLARD AND HAROLD
AND ANN BALLARD ALL OF GLASGOW…..FOUR GRAND CHILDREN, THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW  
ALSO SURVIVE……







SPORTS
03/11/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

KYLE BUSCH SWEPT THE WEEK-END AT THE I-S-M RACEWAY IN PHONIX AS HE WON YESTERDAY’S MONSTER ENERGEY CUP RACE AND SATURDAY’S
EFINITY RACE…..

MISSISSIPPI STATE TOOK THE WOMEN’S  S-E-C TOURNAMENT TITLE WITH A 101 TO 70 WIN OVER ARKANSAS…..

AND LOUISVILLE TRINITY WON THE BOY’S STATE BASKETBALL TITLE AS THEY DOWNED SCOTT COUNTY 50 TO 40…….







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
03/08/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S JANUARY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   WAS  FOUR-POINT-TWO
PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN FROM THE FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT  RECORDED  IN DECEMBER  TWENTY-18…..

THE JANUARY JOBLESS WAS ALSO DOWN    ONE-TENTH OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FROM THE   FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT RECORDED IN
JANUARY TWENTY-18……
AS THE KENTUCKY LABOR FORCE INCREASE BY 858 INDIVIDUALS IN JANUARY….. BRINGING IT TO JUST OVER TWO-MILLION…..

THE  U-S  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   IN JANUARY  WAS FOUR-PERCENT…..WHICH WAS UP ONE-TENTH  OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FROM DECEMBER  
TWENTY-18……..



SOCIAL SECURITY SCAM
03/08/19

ANOTHER SCAM HAS BEEN REPORTED IN KENTUCKY…..INVOLVING THOSE TRYING TO GAIN A PERSON’S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER…..

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SAYS  A JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENT  RECENTLY RECEIVED A CALL…..WHICH APPEARED TO BE
FROM AN ACTUAL SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION PHONE NUMBER…..
THE CALLER CLAIMED THE VICTIM’S SOCIAL  SECURITY NUMBER HAD BEEN SUSPENDED DUE TO SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY AND TO USE HER SOCIAL
SECURITY NUMBER AGAIN…..SHE MUST VERIFY IT AND OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION OR RISK ARREST…..
THE SCAM IS SO WIDE SPREAD THAT THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION ISSUED AND ALERT AFTER MORE THANT 35-THOUSAND PEOPLE REPORTED
THE SCAM LAST YEAR…..WITH FINANCIAL LOSSES TOTALING MORE THAN 10-MILLION DOLLARS…..



SPORTS
03/08/19

AT THE MEN’S  O-V-C TOURNAMENT……
BELMONT TAKES ON AUSTIN PEAY……AND MURRAY STATE PLAYS JACKSONVILLE….

AT THE WOMEN’S TOURNAMENT…..BELMONT TANGLES WITH TENNESSEE TECH AND U-T MARTING PLAYS MOREHEAD……


AT THE WOMEN’S  S-E-C TOURNAMENT…..
TENNESSEE PLAYS MISSISSIPPI STATE…..KENTUCKY TAKES ON MISSOURI….. ARKANSAS BATTLES SOUTH CAROLINA……AND AUBURN GOES AGAINST  
TEXAS  “A AND M”……



IN QUARTER-FINAL ACTION AT THE  THE  BOYS SWEET 16…..

WALTON VERONA   GOES AGAINST  CAMPBELL COUNTY…..
AND ASHLAND BLAZER TAKES ON  TRINITY…..

THEN TONIGHT…..
SCOTT COUNTY  PLAYS  BUTLER
AND WARREN CENTRAL BATTLES ;MADISONVILLE NORTH HOPKINS….







MURRAY HEMP CENTER
03/07/19

MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY IS CREATING A NEW CENTER FOR AGRICULTURAL HEMP THAT WILL FOCUS ON RESEARCH…..EDUCATION……AND
POLICY IN THE COMMONWEALTH’S  GROWING HEMP INDUSTRY…….

THE CENTER WILL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE  HUTSON SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE IN COORDINATION WITH INDUSTRY PARTNERS…..

AND SUPPLIER AND MANUFACTURER……C-V SCIENCES….HAS BEEN NAMED A FOUNDATIONAL PARTNER FOR THE CENTER……



NATCHER NOW I-165
03/07/19

THE PROCESS TO OFFICIALLY CHANGE THE DESIGNATION OF THE NATCHER PARKWAY TO INTERSTATE SPUR……I-ONE-65……BEGAN YESTERDAY
WITH CREWS INSTALLING NEW INTERSTATE SHIELD SIGNS  ALONG 72 MILES OF ROADWAY FROM BOWLING GREEN TO OWENSBORO…….THEY WILL
ALSSO CHANGE EXIT NUMBERS AND MILE MARKERS……AND THE ENTIRE PROCESS IS EXPECTED TO TAKE UP TO TWO WEEKS…..

DRIVERS SHOULD LOOK FOR NEW EXIT NUMBERS AT 11 INTER-CHANGES…AS THE PLANO ROAD INTERCHANGES WILL BE RENUMBERED TO EXIT-
ZERO…..AND  A SECTION OF THE PARKWAY FROM I-65 TO SCOTTSVILLE ROAD WILL NOT BE A PAR OF THE  I-ONE-65 DESIGNAITON DUE TO FEDERAL
GUIDELINES……

THREE CLOVERLEAF INTERCHANGES WILL HAVE TO BE RECONSTRUCTED…..AND THE INTERCHANGES WITH 31-W AND U-S 68 WILL BE
UPGRADED……



LOUISVILLE ZOO CLOSED
03/07/19

THE LOUISVILLE ZOO IS CLOSED WHILE ENGINEERS STUDY A NEWLY DISCOVERED SINKHOLE NEARLY AS LARGE AS A FOOTBALL FIELD…

THE SINKHOLE WAS FOUND YESTERDAY IN AN UNDEVELOPED AREA AWAY FROM ANY ZOO ANIMALS…..NO PEOPLE OR ANIMALS WERE REPORTED
INJURED AND NO BUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED….

THE NEARBY  LOUISVILLE MEGA CAVERN IS ALSO CLOSED BECAUSE OF A THREE-POINT-FOUR EARTHQUAKE TUESDAY IN TENNESSEE…..
OFFICIALS HAVEE DETERMINED IF THE EARTHQUAKE CAUSED THE SINKHOLE…..BUT OTHER CAUSES COULD INCLUDE THE LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN
FALL OR “NATURAL OCCURRENCES” UNDERGROUND……



SPORTS
03/07/19

AT THE MEN’S OVC TOUNRMANT…..
MOREHEAD DEFEATED S-I-U EDWARDS 72 TO 68
AND U-T MARTIN DOWEND EASTERN ILLINOIS  78-71
IN THE WOMENS TOURNAMENT….
IT WAS BELMONT 74 AND SOUTHEAST MISSOUR 65
AND MOREHEAD BEAT JACKSONVILLE 77 TO 60
AND AT THE WOMEN’S S-E-C TOURNAMENT….
FLORIDA DEFEATED OLE MISS  64 TO 57
AND IT WAS ALABAMA 74 AND VANDY 57

AT THE BOYS SWEET 16 LAST NIGHT…..
CAMPBELL COUNTY GOT PAST JOHN HARDIN  61 TO 60 AND ASHLAND BLASER GOT THE BEST OF OWENSBORO 58 TO 50






CIVIC PARTICIPATION
03/01/19

EIGHT IN 10 KENTUCKY ADULTS  ARE INVOLVED  IN CIVIC ACTIVITIES  OF SOME KIND….. WHETHER IT’S VOLUNTEER WORK OR ENGAGING IN
POLITICS….ACCORDING TO THE LATEST KENTUCKY HEALTH ISSUES POLL……

THE REPORT FOUND THAT ABOUT SEVEN IN 10 ENGAGED IN POLITICS IN SOME WAY…..AND MORE THAN HALF WERE ACTIVE IN THEIR
COMMUNITIES……

THE MOST COMMONLY REPORTED FORMS OF POLITICAL ACTIVITY AMONG KENTUCKY ADULTS WERE ENGAGING IN POLITICAL DISCUSSIONS IN
PERSON AND ON SOCIAL MEDIA……FOLLOWED BY SIGNING PETITIONS AND CONTACTING OR VISITING AN ELECTED OFFICIAL……

AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT MOST OFTEN TOOK THE FORM OF VOLUNTEERING WITH A CHURCH OR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION……ONE IN FOUR
ALSO SAID THEY WORKED ON A COMMUNITY PROGECT AND SLIGHTLY MORE THAN ONE IN 10 DONATED BLOOD……



WELLS FARGO SETTLEMENT
03/01/19

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SAYS KENTUCKIANS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN MADE WHOLE…..THROUGH PREVIOUS WELLS FARGO
SETTLEMENT REMEDIATION PROGRAMS…..CAN  NOW REGISTER  A COMPLAINT WITH WELLS FARGO FOR POSSIBLE RELIEF….

WELLS FARGO’S   “REDRESS REVIEW OF PROGRAM”  IS PART OF A 575-MILLION DOLARS SETTLEMENT WITH ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF ALL 50-STATES
AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA……TO RESOLVE CONSUMES PROTECTION LAW VIOLATIONS……

THE COMMONWEALTH RECEIVED TWO-POINT-EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS….AND KENTUCKIANS CAN VISIT WELLS FARGO’S WEBSITE TO DETERMINE
REFUND OR COMPENSATON ELIGIBILITY…….



BURBON INDUSTRY
03/01/19

KENTUCKY’S BURBON INDUSTRY HAS A MESSAGE FOR LAWMAKERS…..WHO ARE CONSIDERING A BILL TO ALLOW OUT-OF-STATE  SHIPMENTS FOR
WINE TO KENTUCKY CONSUMERS…..….

THE KENTUCKY DISTILLERS’   ASSOCIATION SAYS WHAT’S GOOD FOR CALIFORNIA VINEYARDS  SHOULD ALSO APPLY TO DISTILLED SPIRITS LIKE
BOURBON……IT SAYS THE BILL SHOULD BE EXPANDED SO BOURON DRINKERS IN SOME OTHER STATES CAN PLACE ONLINE OR PHONE ORDERS
WITH THEIR FAVORITE KENTUCKY DISTILLERS……
THE DISTILLED SPIRITS INDUSTRY  CONTRIBUTES ALMOST NINE-BILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY TO  KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY…..
AND LAWMAKER SAY THEY ARE  REVIEWING THE CONCERNS……



SPORTS
03/01/19

THE BOYS FOURTH  REGION TOURNAMENT CONTINUES AT DIDDLE ARENA…..
AS CLINTON COUNTY PLAYS BOWLING GREEN…..
AND WARREN CENTRAL TANGLES WITH LOGAN COUNTY……



THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM BEGINS PLAY IN THE COX DIAMOND INVITATIONAL  IN PENSACOLA……….

AND THE LADY  TOPPER SOFTBALL TEAM  IS TAKING PART IN THE SAMFORD TOURNAMENT  IN BIRMINGHAM……







CAMP NELSON
02/28/19

CAMP NELSON NATONAL CEMETERY…..IN JESSAMINE COUNTY…..WILL BE DESIGNATED  A NATONAL MONUMENT ONCE PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS THE
COMPREHENSIVE   FEDERAL  LAND PACKAGE INTO LAW…..

ESTABLISHED IN  1863……CAMP NELSON  WOULD BECOME KENTUCKY’S TOP RECRUITING STATION AND TRAINING FACILITY FOR THE UNION’S  
AFRICAN-AMERICAN SOLDIERS IN THE CIVIL WAR…..



BLOOD MOBILE
02/28/19

THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE WILL BE AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..THIS MORNING……FROM SEVEN UNTIL 11……

WEIGH AT LEAST 110 POUNDS…….
BE IN GOOD HEALTH……
AND NOT HAVE DONATED IN THE PAST 56 DAYS……

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



SAP BENEFITS
02/27/19

THE KENTUCKY CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES  SAYS  INDIVIDUALS WHO RECEIVE   BENEFITS  FROM THE SUPPLEMENTAL  NUTRITION  
ASSISTANCE PROGRAM…..OR SNAP……WILL RECEIVE  THEIR  MARCH FUNDS ON FRIDAY….WHICH WILL BE THE ONLY TIME THEY WILL RECEIVE
BENEFITS IN MARCH…...

NORMALLY…..BENEFITS ARE MADE AVAILABLE  OVER THE FIRST 19-CALENDAR DAYS OF THE MONTH……BASED ON THE FINAL DIGIT OF THE CASE
NUMBER……

BECAUSE OF THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN……THERE WAS AN EARLY RELEASE OF THE JANUARY “SNAP” BENEFITS…..WHICH INCLUDED FEBRUARY
BENEFITS……



MORGAN
02/28/19

65 YEAR OLD SUSAN MARIE  “SUE” CRAWFORD MORGAN OF LEITCHFIELD DIED MONDAY AT KINDRED ACUTE CARE IN LOUISVILLE……PRIVATE
GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT OAK FOREST NUMBER TWO CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; TROY MORGAN……TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; SETPHEN AND GINGER ANDERSON AND JOE AND
KRISTEN OTSEGO…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; MISTY AND CHRIS MERHAR AND RACHEL ANDERSON…..AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-
IN-LAW; KARL CRAWFORD AND RICK AND CINDY CRAWFORD ALL OF  MINNESOTA…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; SALLY AND TERRY
ANDERSON OF MINNESOTA AND JENNIFER CRAWFORD OF MONTANNA…….SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



TAYLOR
02/28/19

82 YEAR OLD MARYLIN TAYLOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FEBRUARY 17TH AT HER RESIDENCE…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT
FIVE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FLATROCK-MICHIGAN…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON SUNDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE GIDEONS OR HOSPARUS……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JANE AND LARRY BRENT OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
02/28/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LOUISVILLE DROPPED A 66 TO 59 DECISION OF BOSTON COLLEGE…..

AND AT THE GIRLS FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
IT WAS BOWLING GREEN 67 AND RUSSELLVILLE 33……
AND GLASOGW BEAT RUSSELL COUNTY  43 TO 35…….







FISCAL COURT
02/27/19

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE RESCUE SQUAD BUILDING LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND THE COURT APPROVED A
RESOLUTION APPOINTING COUNTY TREASURER JESSICA CLINE TO WORK WITH  “FEMA”  IN THE EVENT OF A MAJOR DISASTER…..

COUNTY CLERK ELAINE WILLIAMS ALSO PRESENTED HER FINAL SETTLEMENT…..IN THE AMOUNT OF 85-THOUSAND-335 DOLLARS…..TO THE
COURT……



MAIN STREET
02/27/19

MORE THAN  91-MILLION DOLLARS WAS INFUSED INTO THE COMMONWEALTH’S ECONOMY LAST YEAR BY…KENTUCKY MAIN STREET PROGRAM
PARTICIPATING COMMUNITIES……

THE   91-POINT-ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN INVESTMENT IN DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS WAS REPORTED BY 29-COMMUNITIES……AND
REPRESENTS 74-MILLION DOLLARS OF PRIVATE INVESTMENT…..MATCHED BY 17-MILLION DOLLARS IN PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS……THE PROGRAM
ALSO GENERATED  12-HUNDRED-15 NEW JOBS IN MAIN STREET DISTRICTS AND THE CREATION OF  142 NEW  BUSINESSES…..

SINCE ITS INCEPTON IN  1979…..KENTUCKY MAIN STREET HAS GENERATED MORE THAN FOUR-POINT-FIVE BILLION DOLLARS OF INVESTMENT IN THE
COMMONWEALTH……

CITIES ACHIEVING NATIONAL ACCREDITATION FOR TWENTY-19……AS CERTIFIED BY BOTH THE   KENTUCKY MAIN STREET PROGRAM AND THE
NATIONAL MAIN STREET CENTER……INCLUDED  CAMPBELLSVILLE AND SCOTTSVILLE…….



PRICE GOUGING
02/27/19

NOW THAT GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS DECLARED A “STATE OF EMERGENCY” IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..KENTUCKIANS ARE BEING ASKED TO
REPORT INSTANCES OF PRICE GOUGING TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE…..

THE  EXECUTIVE ORDER TRIGGERS  KENTUCKY’S CONSUMER  PROTECTON MEASURES FOR THE NEXT 15-DAYS….AND THAT TIME FRAME CAN BE
EXTENDED….

ANYONE WITH SPPECIFIC INFORMATION  REGADING POSSIBLE PRICE GOUGING SHOULD CALLL….EIGHT-EIGHT-EIGHT-FOUR-THREE-TWO-92-57…..OR
E-MAIL…. CONSUMER-PROTECTON-AT-K-Y-DOT-GOV……..



MILL LSPRINGS
02/27/19

YESTERDAY……THE  “U-S” HOUSE OF  REPRESENTATIVES APPROVED  MILL SPRINGS BATTLEFIELD…..IN PULASKI COUNTY…..THE BE DESIGNATED AS
A NATONAL MONUMENT AND BECOME PART OF THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM…..

THE SENATE GAVE ITS APPROVAL  TWO WEEKS AGO…..AND THE MEASURE NOW AWAITS PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SIGNATURE….

THE HISTORIC BATTLEFIELD IN NANCY…..WAS THE SITE OF THE UNION’S FIRST SIGNIFICANT VICTORY IN THE CIVIL WAR IN 18-62…….



SPORTS
02/27/19

PLAY CONTINUES AT THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
AS BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON RUSSELLVILLE…..
AND GLASGOW PLAYS RUSSELL COUNTY…….


IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LOUISVILLE GOES TO BOSTON COLLEGE…..







NEW LOTTERY GAME
02/26/19

THE KENTUCKY LOTTERY HAS LAUNCHED A NEW….IN-STATE NIGHTLY DRAW GAME…. CALLED  “KENTUCKY’S QUICK BUCKS……

THE ONE-DOLLAR GAME IS ONLY AVAILABE IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..AND IT WILL BE PART OF THE LOTTERY’S  NIGHTLY DRAWINGS…..

PLAYERS WILL PICK NUMBERS FROM TWO DIFFERENT MACINES…..SIMILAR TO POWERBALL OR MEGA-MILLIONS…..AND THEY CAN WIN  TWO-DOLLARS  
FOR MATCHIN ONLY THE “KENTUCKY BALL”…..AND UP TO A TOP PRIZE OF 50-THOUSAND DOALRS BY MATCHING ALL FOUR NUMBERS PLUS THE
“KENTUCKY BALL”……



BIG BROTHERS
02/26/19

AFTER SERVING SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY  FOR MORE THAN 40 YEARS…..BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS OF SOUTHCENTRAL KENTKRY HAS CLOSED
ITS DOORS  DUE TO A LACK OF FUNDING…..

BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS OF SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY  OFFERED “ONE-ON-ONE” MENTRING  FOR CHILDREN  BETWEEN THE AGES OF SIX  AND
17……



EMERGENCY DECLARATION
02/26/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ISSUED A STATEWIDE EMERGENCY FOLLOWING WIDESPREAD FLOODING AND DAMAGE ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH….

YESTERDAYS  ANNOUNCEMENT FOLLOWS SEVERE STORMS OVER THE WEEKEND THAT CAUSED HEAVY RAIN….STRONG WINDS…..FLOODING…..
LANDSLIDES…. AND INCREASED WATER LEVELS AT DAMS IN CENTRAL AND WESTERN KENTUCKY……

THE EXECUTIVE ORDER ALLOWS  THE MOBILIZATION OF STATE RESOURCES TO ASSIST COUNTIES IN NEED…..
AND AS OF YESTERDAY…..THE KENTUCKY DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HAD RECEIVED  36-COUNTY AND  11- CITY   “STATE OF
EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS”…….



EADES
02/26/19

88 YEAR OLD DELEA NELL “NELLIE” EADES OF ALVATON DIED SUNDAY AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MARTHA’S CHAPEL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR
THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; PATRICIA AND MARK WILSON……AND A BROTHER; BOBBY EADES ALL OF ALVATON…..AND A
SISTER-IN-LAW; FRANCES EADES OF BORLING GREEN……



SPORTS
02/26/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……
THE PREDATORS SKATED PAST THE OILERS….IN OVERTIME…THREE TO TWO…..

AT THE BOYS FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT…..
WARREN CENTRAL DEFEATED GLASGOW  IN OVERTIME 63 TO 57…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY GOT PAST METCALFE COUNTY 72 TO 70 IN OVERTIME……


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..
THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MURRAY STATE…..

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

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
KENTUCKY ENTERTAINS ARKANSAS…..

AND THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS AT DIDDLE ARENA…….
AS BARREN COUNTY TAKES ON SOUTH WARREN…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY BATTLES METCALFE COUNTY……..







NEW EXHIBIT
02/25/18

A NEW EXHIBIT CALLED…..GAS STATION TO SPACE STATION…..HAS OPENED AT THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM…..AND IT   FOCUSES ON THE
CONNECTION BETWEEN THE CORVETTE  AND NASA…..50-YEARS AFTER NEIL ARMSTRONG WALKED ON THE MOON….

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE TWO BEGAN WHEN ALAN SHEPARD  DROVE A 1957 CORVETTE TO THE ASTRONAUT TRAINING BASE…..AND AFTER
BEING  THE FIRST AMERICAN IN SPACE IN 1961…..HE WAS PRESENTED A NEW CORVETTE….AND LATER  A GENERAL MOTORS DEALER OFFERED
ASTRONAUTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEASE A CORVETTE FOR ONLY ONE-DOLLAR PER YEAR……

“GAS STATON TO SPACE STATION”   WILL BE AT THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM THRU   JUNE 30TH…….



AMAZON SUED
02/25/19

A FORMER AMAZON EMPLOYEE IN KENTUCKY…..WHO SUFFERS FROM CROHN’S DISEASE…..IS SURING AMAZXON OVER HIS DISMIAAL FOR HE SAY WAS
A NEED FOR MORE BATRO BREAKS….

THE SUIT……WHICH IS SEEKING A MINIMUM OF THREE MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGES….CLAIMS THE COMPANY VIOLATED THE “AMERICANS WITH
DISABILITIES ACT”…..

THE FORMER EMPLOYEE……WHO  WAS HIRED FOR THE WINCHESTER ALL CENTER IN NOVEMBER TWENTY-16…….WAS FIRED IN DECEMBER TWENTY-
17……



CRAFT NOMINATED
02/25/19

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP HAS SELECTED A GLASGOW NATIVE TO SERVE AS THE NEXT  U-S AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS…..

KELLY KNIGHT CRAFT….WHO  IS THE CURRENT  U-S AMBASSADOR TO CANADA…… WHOULD REPLACE NIKKI HALEY….

CRAFT……A 1980 GRADUATE OF GLASGOW  HIGH SCHOOL….PLAYED A ROLE IN FACILITATING THE….U-S-MEXICO-CANADA TRADE AGREEMENT….A
REVAMP OF THE NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT…...



EDELEN
02/25/19

ONE OF THE DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR WANTS TO MAKE CHANGES IN THE COMMONWELATH  CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM……..

ADAM EDLEN  IS PROPOSING CHANGES TO THE BAIL SYSTEM…..SAYNG TOO MANY PEOPLE ARE KEPT IN JAIL BECAUSE THEY CAN’T AFFORD BOND…..
HE’S  ALSO CALLING FOR A REVIEW OF PROBATON AND PAROLE POLICIES….AND HE WANTS RO RESTORE VOTING RIGHTS FOR NON-VIOLENT
OFFENDER……



SPORTS
02/25/19

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END YESTERDAY……FOR THE PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM…..AS THEY LOST TO CLINTON COUNTY IN THE OPENING ROUND
OF THE FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT  73 TO 52……


OPENING ROUND ACTION CONTINUES AT THE BOYS FOURTH REGION TOURNAMENT TONIGHT AS……
GLASGOW TAKES ON WARREN CENTRAL…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY PLAYS METCALFE COUNTY……


THE PREDATORS ARE  AT HOME  TO TAKE ON THE OILERS……







SIMPSON PLANT EXPANDING
02/21/19

A SIMPSON COUNTY FACILITY IS EXPANDING……

R-K-W…..A GERMAN-OWNED MANUFACTURER OF INDUATRIAL FILM…..WILL INVEST 18-MILLION DOLLARS IN THE PROJECT THAT WILL CREATE  30  
FULL-TIME JOBS…..

R-K-W PLANS TO BUILD A NEW……30-THOUDAND-SQUARE-FOOT  MANUFACTURING AND WAREHOUSE FACILITY…..AS-WELL-AS  ADD  STATE-OF THE-
ART EQUIPMENT….. ALLOWING THE COMPANY TO TAP NEW MARKETS……



EXPLOSIVE DEVISE
02/21/19

THE STATE POLICE HAZARDOUS DEVICES UNIT WAS CALLED TO BARREN  COUNTY YESTERDAY…….BY THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S
DEPARTMENT……AFTER A SMALL IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVISE  WAS FOUND IN A MAILBOX IN THE                13-HUNDRED BLOCK OF   OIL WELL
ROAD…..
THE DEVICE  WAS RENDERED SAFE ON THE SCENE…..AND OTHER MAILBOXES IN THE AREA WERE CHECKED…..BUT NO ADDITIONAL EXPLOSIVE
DEVISES WERE FOUND……

STATE POLCIE AND  “U-S”  POSTAL INSPECTORS ARE INVESTIGATING……



SPORTS
02/21/19

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT……
THE PATRIOTS TAKE ON GLASGOW IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME…..

TIP OFF IS SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP TO TOMPKINSVILLE…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-45 THIS AFTERNOON……..


THE PREDATORS  RETURN TO BRIDGE STONE ARENA  TO TAKE ON THE KINGS…..







STATE PARKS FUNDING
02/20/19

KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS WANT TO BORROW  150-MILLION DOLLARS TO FIX UP THE COMMONWEALTH’S PARK SYSEM…………

THE HOUSE APPROPRATIONS AND REVENUE COMMITTEE HAS APPROVED HOUSE TWO-68……WHICH WOULD AUTHORIZE   “THE  ARTS-TOURISM-AND
HERITAGE CABINET”  TO BORROW AND SPEND 20-MILLION DOLLARS…….BEGINNING JULY FIRST….TO DO THINGS  LIKE REPLACE ROOFS  AND
EXPAND CAMPGROUNDS AT STATE PARKS…..
THE PLAN  WOULD COST TAXPAYERS  AN EXTRA  TWO-POINT-TWO MILLION DOLLARS IN THE FISCAL YEAR THAT BEGINS  JULY FIRST…..FUROEMEIDL
DOEL IN THE FIE Y HA BEING SHLY FITT……WITH THE REST BEING PAID BACK OVER 20-YEARS……

THE BEVIN HAS ALREADY SPENT  18-MILLION IN REPAIRS AS PART OF THE ….. REFRESHING THE FINEST PROGRAM…..WHICH INCLUDES 133
PROJECT….
EARLIE THIS MONTH…..THE GOVERNOR ANNOUNCED AN ADDITIONAL 20-MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT…..WHICH HAD BEEN APPROVED BY THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY LAST YEAR……



SECRETARY OF STAGTE POWERS
02/20/19

THE KENTUCKY SENATE  HAS PASSED….AND  SENT TO THE HOUSE…. A BILL LIMITNG THE INFLUENCE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE  OVER THE
STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS…..

THE BILL STEMS  FROM ACCUSATIONS  THAT SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON  ISO LUNDERGAM GRIMES  OVERREACHED HER AUTHORITY AS THE
COMMONWEALTH’S CHIEF ELECTIONS OFFICER…….……
IF APPROVED IN THE HOUSE……THE LEGISLATION WOULD R TAKE EFFECT IMMEDIATELY…..AND WOULD AFFECT GRIMES AND FUTURE SECRETARIES
OF STATE……

GRIMES HAD DENOUNCED THE MEASURE……SAYING IT WOULD  ‘DISRUPT” STATEWIDE ELECTIONS LATER THIS YEAR……



STUDENT LAWSUIT
02/20/19

A LAWSUIT SEEKING 250-THOUSAND DOLLARS  IN DAMAGES FROM THE WASHINGTON POST HAS BEEN FILED ON BEHALF OF A COVINGTON CATHOLIC
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT…..

THE SUIT COMES AFTER  VIDEO SHOWING NICHOLAS SANDMANN  .AND OTHER COVINGTON CATHOLIC STUDENTS…..AND A NATIVE AMERICAN
DRUMMER WENT VIRAL…….

SANDMAN…..PICTURED IN THE INITIAL VIDEO…..BECAME ONE OF THE FOCAL POINTS OF THE ONLINE DEBATE CONCERNING WHAT HAPPENED
DURING THE EVENT…..

SANDMAN HAS   SAID HE WAS NOT MAKING FACES AT NATHAN PHILLIPS…..THE NATIVE AMERICAN DRUMMER SEEN IN THE VIDEO……



MARSH
02/20/19

84 YEAR OLD RUBY JEAN GRINSTEAD MARSH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HER RESIDENCE…..A PRIVATE SERVICE WILL BE HELD
TOMORROW (THURS)  AFTERNOON  AT FOUR  AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME…… PUBLIC VISITATION WILL BE FROM 11 UNTIL FOUR
TOMORROW (THURS)……AND MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTDED TO HOSPARUS OR HOPE CENTER FOR WOMEN……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; BERLINDA BAZZELL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SONS; DEREK OF FLORIDA AND BARRY OF OKLAHOMA…..A BROTHER;
EDWARD GRINSTEAD…..AND A SISTER; ALICE BROWN BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…….TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



TAYLOR
02/20/19

89 YEAR OLD GLENDON TAYLOR OF HOPKINSVILLE…..AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE……DIED SUNDAY AT CONTINUE CARE HOSPITAL IN
MADISONVILLE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE SATURDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL  HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM
OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES….

HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE NIECES…..THREE NEPHEWS……AND SEVERAL GREAT-NIECES AND GREAT-NEPHEWS…….



CARTWRIGHT
02/20/19

74 YEAR OLD ALVIS EUGENE “GENE” CARTWRIGHT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW
MORNING (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JOYCE GILLMORE CARTWRIGHT…..A SON; JAMES….. AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; CYNTHIA AND JEFFERY RIFFE
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; RICHARD AND VICKIE OF TEXAS…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/20/19

IN OPENING ROUND ACTION  AT THE GIRL’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT…..GLASGOW DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY 62 TO 46…..AND
THEN THE BARREN COUNTY TROJANETTES HIT A THREE-POINT SHOT…..WITH ONE-POINT-EIGHT SECONDS LEFT IN OVERTIME…..TO  DEFEAT  THE
LADY PATRIOTS   52-51……

THE LADY PATRIOTS END THE SEASON WITH     20-WINS AND SEVEN LOSSES……







ROCKET DOCKET
02/19/19

A PROGRAM  BORN OUT OF KENTUCKY’S OPIOID CRISIS IS PUTTING DRUG OFFENDERS INTO TREATMENT FASTER AND REDUCING  THE COST OF
INCARCERATION……

THE……ROCKET DOCKET INITIATIVE…….ALLOWS LOCAL PROSECUTORS TO EXPEDITE  NON-VIOLENT FELONY DRUG CASES THROUGH THE JUDICIAL
PROCESS……AND IT ALSO ALLOWS CERTAIN DEFENDANTS  RAPID ENTRY INTO SUBSTANCE PROGRAM TREATMENT……

BEFOE THE PROGRAM BEGAN IN TWENTY-15……THE AVERAGE OFFENDER SPENT 115-DAYS IN A LOCAL JAIL…….BUT NOW……THE TYPICAL STAY IS 21-
DAYS  BEFORE THEY ENTER SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT…..AND THAT’S  RESULTED IN COST SAVINGS OF MORE THAN  80-MILLION DOLLARS FOR
LOCAL   JAILS……



HOPKINSVILLE OFFICER SHOT
02/19/19

A HOPKINSVILLE POLICE OFFICER IS RECOVERING FROM GUNSHOT WOUNDS HE RECEIVED YESERDAY IN PURSUIT OF A ROBBERY  SUSPECT….
TWO VEHICLES WERE INVOLVED  IN A ROBBERY AT WAL-MART AND TWO POLICE CHASES ENSUED…..
OFFICER JEREMY DAVIDSON ATTEMPTED TO STOP ONE OF THE VEHICLES….WHEN THE SUSPECT STARTED SHOOTING…..STRIKING THE OFFICER IN
THE HEAD AND ARM…..
DAVIDSON IS IN A NASHVILLE HOSPITAL WHERE HE’S EXPECTED TO MAKE A FULL RECOVERY…..
AND TWO INDIVIDUALS  HAVE BEEN ARRESTED AND CHARGED IN THE INCIDENT…..



PURSUIT
02/19/19

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS LOOKING FOR A VEHICLE….. REGISTERED TO AN ALLEN COUNTY  MAN……THAT WAS INVOLVED IN
A PURSUIT EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING……
A DEPUTY NOTICED A MAN AND WOMAN PASSED OUT IN THE VEHICLE AT THE INTER-SECTION OF SCOTTSVILLE ROAD AND NATCHER PARKWAY…..THE
DRIVER WAS HOLDING A WEAPON AND HAD DRUG PARAPHERNALIA IN HIS SHIRT POCKET…..
AS THEY WOKE UP…..THEY SPED AWAY……THE PURSUIT WENT THRU BOWLING GREEN…..THEN DOWN SCOTTSVILLE ROAD INTO ALLEN
COUTY……WITH SPEED IN EXCESS OF 100 MILES-PER-HOUR……
DEPUTIES FINALLY LOST SIGHT OF THE TWO-THOUSAND-NINE GRAY FORD FOCUS NEAR THE TENNESSEE LINE…..DEPUTIES SAY THE VEHICLE IS
REGISTERED TO KEITH JOHNSON OF ADOLPHUS…….



ARREST-METCALFE
02/19/19

A SEXUAL ABUSE  INVESTIGATION BY STATE POLICE…..IN METCALFE COUNTY….. LEADS TO THE ARREST OF ONE PERSON ON AN INDICTMENT
WARRANT…..

41 YEAROLD TEDDY BLAKLEY OF EDMONTON IS CHARGED WITH RAPE-VICTIM UNDER 12,  SEXUAL ABUSE-VICTIM UNDER 12, RAPE AND SODOMY



SPORTS
02/19/19

THE GIRL’S 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT BEGINS AT MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT……AS GLASGOW TAKES ON MONROE
COUNTY……THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS BATTLE BARREN COUNTY……

TIP OFF FOR THE LADY PATRIOTS GAME IS SEVEN-45…….BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE……WVLE…..STARTING AT SEVEN-30 TONIGHT……


IN OPENING ROUND ACTION OF THE BOYS 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT…..IT TOOK OVERTIME FOR GLASGOW TO GET PAST BARREN
COUNTY 55 TO 50…..THEN THE PATRIOTS DEFEATED MONROE COUNTY 66 TO 51…..HERE’S KYLE HARWOOD WITH THE U-S  BANK GAME WRAP UP.







SPORTS BETTING IN KENTUCKY
02/18/19

AN ANALYSIS OF  PROPOSED LEGISLATION TO LEGALIZE SPORTS BETTING IN KENTUCKY  SAYS  IT WOULD GENERATE JUST OVER 20-MILLION
DOLLARS PERYEAR IN TAX MONEY…..

HOUSE BILL ONE-57 WOULD TAX SPORTS BETTING IN THE COMMONWEALTH AT 10-POINT-25 PERCENT FOR IN-PERSON WAGERS…..AND 14-POINT-25
PERCENT FOR WAGERS  MADE ON-LINE…….

THE PROPOSED LEGISLATION WOULD NOT ALL BETTING ON SPORTING EVENTS INVOLVING KENTUCKY COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES…..AND DOES
NOT CONSIDER THE PROPOSED 500-THOUISAND DOLLAR LICENSING FEE OR THE IMPACT OF FANTASY SPORTS AND INTERNET POKER……

LAWMAKERS WOULD BE REQUIRED TO SPEND THE MONEY ON REGULATING THE INDUSTRY AND ADDICTION PREVENTION SERVICES……AND
WHATEVER IS LEFXT OVER WOULD GO TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S TROUBLED PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS…..



BARREN COUNTY MEASLES
02/18/19

A CASE OF MEASLES HAS BEEN REPORTED IN A  YOUNG CHILD IN BARREN COUNTY…..

THE BARREN RIVER HEALTH DEPARTMENT SAYS  THE CHILD…..WHO WAS NOT VACCIATED…..RECENTLY TRAVELED OUT OF THE COUNTRY  TO AN
AREA WHERE MEASLES  IS  PREVALENT…………

THE CHILD DID NOT BECOME INFECTIOUS UNTIL RETURNING TO THE COMMONWEALTH…..PUBLIC EXPOSURE IS BELIEVED TO BE VERY LIMITED….
AND THEY ARE IN THE PROCESS OF NOTIFYING INDIVIDUALS WHO CAME INTO CANTACT WITH THE CHILD DURING THE INFECTIOUS PERIOD……



PROBAiTON OFFICER ARRESTED
02/18/19

STATE POLICE FROM  POST 15…..IN COLUMBIA….. RECEIVED A COMPLAINT FROM A PAROLEE IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY REGARDING HER PROBATON
OFFICER…..33 YEAR OLD TYLER YOUNG…..

FOLLOWING A THREE DAY COVERT INVESTIGATION…..YOUNG WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ABUSE AND OFFCIAL MISCONDUCT AND
LODGED IN THE ADAIR COUNTY JAIL……



PASSPORT LAWSUIT
02/18/19

PASSPORT HEALTH PLAN HAS FILED A LAWSUIT ALLEGING THAT KENTUCKY’S CUTS TO MEDICAID  REIMBURSEMENTS WILL RESULT IN THE
NONPROFIT GOING OUT OF BUSINESS BY MARCH…..

THE LOUISVILLE-BASE ORGANIZATON IS ASKING A JUDGE TO BAR THE COMMONWEALTH  FROM IMPOSING  THE CUTS…..AND REPAY MILLIONS OF
DOLLARS IN CUTS FOR THE PAST EIGHT MONTHS…….

PASSPORT HEALTH PLAN PROVIDES MANAGED CARE FOR MOST OF KENTUCKY’S ONE-POINT-THREE MILLION MEDICAID ENROLLEES…..

A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES SAYS THEY ARE REVIEWING THE SUIT……BUT ADDED  IT CAME AS A
SURPRISE…..BECAUSE PASSPORT HAS NOT IDENTIFIED  “LEGITIMATE  ISSUES”  WITH THE COMMONWEALTH’S  RATES……



PARDUE
02/18/19

76 YEAR OLD RUBY JEWELL  GARMON PARDUE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
WEDNSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT  T-W- CROW  AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE
THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBABND; BILLY RAY PARDUE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; TRACY AND KIRK ROARK….AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-
LAW;  KEVIN AND KRISTI ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JOETTA AND LEROY HENSON OF ALVATON…..AND TWO BROTHERS
AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; BARRY AND MARILYN GARMON AND MIKE AND KATHY GARMON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/18/19

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT…..BEING PLAYED AT MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL……GLASGOW TAKES ON BARREN COUNTY…..THEN THE
PATRIOTS PLAY MONORE COUNTY……

TIP OFF IS SEVEN-45……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-
50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE……STARTING AROUND SEVEN-30 TONIGHT……







SCHOOL BOARD
02/14/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MET YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….AND AT THE START OF THE MEETING……A SPECIAL PRESENTATION WAS
MADE…..

FINAL APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO THE TWENTY-19-TWENTY-20  SCHOOL CALENDER HAS THE  FIRST DAY FOR STUDENTS BEING  AUGUST  SEVENTH
AND THE FINAL DAY FOR STUDENTS…..NEXT SCHOOL YEAR…WILL BE   MAY 15TH……
THE BOARD APPROVED THE PURCHASE  OF STUDENT INSURANCE FOR NEXT SCHOOL  AND ALSO THE PURCHASE OF FOUR NEW BUSES….
AND THE PROCESS WAS STARTED TO INSTALL A  “CANOPY”  AT THE DROP-OFF AREA AT THE PRIMARY CENTER……



K-NINE NARCO
02/14/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAS ANNOUNCED THE PASSING OF K-NINE NARCO……

NACRO…..WHO  WAS NINE YEARS OLD AND HAD BEEN BATTLING CANCER FOR THREE YEARS…..RETIRED FROM SERVICE IN DECEMBER TWENTY-17  .
AND WAS LIVING  WITH HIS HANDLER…..SERGEANT NICK TABBERT AND HIS FAMILY……



ACCIDENT VICTIM
02/14/19

STATE POLICE HAVE RELEASED THE NAME OF AN ACCIDENT VICTIM WHO WAS KILLED ON I-65 TUESDAY NIGHT….

57 YEAR OLD DOUGLAS WALLACE OF INDIANA WAS OPERATING  A  TWO-THOSUAND MILLER TRANSPORTATION BUS……WHEN 38 YEAR OLD PENNY
LANE OF TENNESEE AND HER DOG  ENTERED THE NORTHBOUND LANE WHERE SHE WAS STRUCK BY THE BUS…..

LANE DIED AT THE SCENE AND NO ONE ON THE BUS WAS INJURED……



SPORTS
02/14/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO CELEBRATE SENIOR NIGHT…..AND CLOSE OUT THE REGULAR SEASON…..AS TODD
COUNTY CENTRAL COMES TO PATRIOT GYM……

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


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE CANADIENS…..







STATE PARKS UPGRADES
02/13/19

20-MILLION MORE DOLLARS IN UPGRADES AND IMPROVEMENTS ARE COMING TO KENTUCKY STATE PARKS…..

LAUNCHED IN TWENTY-16…..”THE REFRESH THE FINEST”…..HAS ALREADY INVESTED 18-MILLION DOLLARS IN MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONAL
IMPROVEMENTS TO THE KENTUCKY STATE PARKS SYSTEM…..

THE TWENTY-18 GENERAL ASSEMBLY ALLOCATED AN ADDITONAL 20-MILLION DOLLARS FOR…..PHASE TWO OF “REFRERSHING THE FINEST”…..AND
THOSE PROJECTS WILL INCLUDE A NEW ROOF FOR BARREN RIVER STATE RESORT PARK AND CAMPGROUND IMPROVEMENTS……

ALL 17-RESORT PARKS WILL ALSO RECEIVE HOSPITALITY UPGRADES THAT INCLUDE ITEMS SUCH AS FURNITURE……FLOORING……PAINT…..AND
FIXTURES……



MEDICAL MARIJUANA
02/13/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN TOLD A COMMUNITY FORUM IN STANFORD LAST NIGHT THAT HE WOULD BE HAPPY TO SIGN A BILL TO MAKE  MEDICAL
MARIJUANA LEGAL IN THE COMMONWEALTH….

HOWEVER…..BEVIN WENT ON TO SAY HIS SUPPORT FOR A BILL LEGALIZING MEDICAL MARIJUANA WOULD DEPEND ON HOW IT IS WRITTERN…..ADDING
HE WOULD BE OPPOSED TO A BILL WRITTEN SOLELY TO RAISE MONT FOR THE GENERAL FUND…..



WATER DISTRICT OFFICE
02/13/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TODAY DUE TO AN  IN-SERVICE TRAINING…..

THE OFFICE WILL RE-OPNE FOR BUSINESS UPON COMPLETON OF THE TRAINING……



SPORTS
02/13/19


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL LAST NIGHT……AND PICKED UP TWO BIG WINS…..AS THE LADY
PATRIOTS DOWNED THE LADY DRAGONS 54 TO 36……

AND THE PATRIOTS DOWNED THE DRAGONS 59 TO 56…….


THE 15TH DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT GETS UNDERWAY MONDAY NIGHT AT MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..

MONDAY…..THE PATRIOTS PLAY MONROE COUUNTY…..
AND THEN TUESDAY…..THE LADY PATROTS WILL TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY…..

THE BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE THURSDAY OF NEXT WEEK….
AND THE GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE PLAYED NEXT FRIDAY…..







MURDER SEARCH
02/12/19

A STABBING SUNDAY NIGHT IN BOWLING GREEN HAS NOW TURNED INTO THE SEARCH FOR AN INDIVIDUAL WANTED ON A MURDER CHARGE….

ACCORDING TO BOWLING GREEN POLICE…..JOSHUA CROUCH STABBED TRACY RIGGSBEE SUNDAY NIGHT…..APPARENTLY CROUCH AND RIGGSBEE
HAD BEEN ARGUING ALL DAY……
RIGGSBEE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT….WHERE SHE DIED….AND CROUCH FLED THE SCENE….
A MURDER WARRANT  HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR CROUCH  AND ADDITIONAL CHARGES COULD BE ADDED……
ANYONE WITH INFORMATON ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF JOSHUA CROUCH IS ASKED TO CONTACT BOWLING GREEN POLICE  AT THREE-NINE-THREE-
FOUR THOUSAND OR NINE-ONE-ONE…….
CRIME STOPPERS IS ALSO OFFERING A CASH REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF CROUCH…….CALLL SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE
CLUE……



ARREST
02/12/19

A WARREN COUNTY MAN IS FACING SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGES FOLLOWING HIS INDICTMENT BY THE WARREN COUNTY GRAND JUTY……
69 YEAR OLD JAMES DIXON OF RICHARDSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF SODOMY-VICTIM UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE…..AND THREE COUNTS
OF SEXUAL ABUSE-VICTIM UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE….

THE CASE HAD BEEN UNDER INVESTIGATION SINCE TWENTY-16….AND INVOLVED THREE JUVENILES…….



SPORTS
02/12/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS  ARE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL…..
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-
50……WLCK….AND 99-POINT-THREE….WLVE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…..



THE PREDATORS ARE IN DETRIOT TO TAKE ON THE RED WINGS…..


AFTER BEING NAMED THE FOURTH REGION PLAYER OF THE YEAR…..LADY PATRIOT SENIOR   SARAH SUTTON  IS  NOW A FINALIST  FOR   KENTUCKY’S  
“MISS BASKETBALL”….

SHE ENTERS THE FINAL WEEK OF THE REGULAR SEASON AVERAGING 22-POINT-FIVE POINTS AND  10-POINT-NINE REBOUNDS PER GAME…..WHICH
HAVE HELPED  AC/S POST AN  18 AND SIX RECORD….

BALLOTS HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED TO COACHES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH AND THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED MARCH FIFTH IN
LEXINGTON…..







STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH
02/08/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN DELIVERED HIS FOURTH…..STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH ADDRESS LAST NIGHT….TO A JOINT SESSION OF THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY….

THE GOVERNOR SPENT A GREAT DEAL OF THE TIME REFLECTING ON SOME  OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS…..INCLUDING 18-BILLION DOLLARS IN NEW
CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND SOME   50-THOUSAND JOBS THAT HAVE BEEN CREATED…..HE BREIFLY COVERED THE TOPIC OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S
PENSION CRISIS…..WHICH BELIEVED WOULD BE A FOCAL POINT OF THE ADDRESS…..

LAST WEEK…..BEVIN ANNOUNCED HE WILL SEEK RE-ELECTON…..BUT WITH A NEW RUNNING MATE……SENATOR RALPH ALVARADO IS REPLACING
LIEUTENNT GOVERNOR JENEAN HAMPTON ON THE TICKET……..



CAPITAL RESTRICTIONS
02/08/19

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR SAYS A NEW  REGULATION  RESTRICTING PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE STATE CAPITAL IS INVALID…..
IN THE OPINION RELEASED YESTERDAY…..BESHEAR SAYS  NO  “IMMINENT THREAT”  TO PUBLIC HEALTH OR SAFETY WAS SHOWN TO JUSTIFY THE
REGULATON….

A SPOKESPERSON FOR GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN RESPONDED SAYING THE REGULATION WAS DEVELOPED WITH GUIDANCE FROM LAW
ENFORCEMENT AND SECURITY OFFICIALS….

THE  “A-G’s”    OPINION IS ADVISORY….AND DOES NOT CARRY THE FORCE OF LAW……




SPORTS
02/08/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD LAST NIGHT TO METCALFE COUNTY AND PICKED UP TWO WINS…..AS THE PATRIOTS GOT
PAST THE HORNEST 57 TO 56….

THEN THE LADY PATROTS DOWNED THE LAY HORNETS 77 TO 62…..KYLE


THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS GO TO OWENSBORO FOR THE PRELIMINARY ROUND  OF THE  “REGION-TWO”   SWIM
CHAMPIONSHIPS……

HALL OF FAMER…..FRANK ROBINSON…..THE FIRST BLACK MANAGER IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLL  AND THE ONLY PLAYER TO WIN THE   “M-V-P”  IN
BOTH LEAGUES HAS DIED…..
HE WAS 83……







PHONE SCAM
02/07/19

THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING  A PHONE SCAM…..
AN ELDERLY BOWLING GREEN RESIDENT TOLD OFFICERS SHE RECEIVE A CALL FROM  AN  “OFFICER”  WHO SAID THERE WAS A WARRANT FOR HER
ARREST….BUT IF SHE WOULD SEND CASH  THE WARRANT WOULD BE RECALLED…..
THE CALLER ADVISED HER  TO GET  THREE….500-DOLLAR GIFT CARDS….THE IMPOSTER STAYED ON THE PHONE WITH THE WOMAN  FOR TWO-
HOURS  AS SHE DROVE TO SCOTTSVILLE TO OBTAIN THE GIFT CARDS…..THE IMPOSTER THEN HAD HER GIVE HIM THE “REDEEMING” BUMBER ON THE
BACK….AND HAD HER MAIL THE GIFT CARDS TO   15-HUNDRED PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE…..

THE WOMAN THEN CALLED SCOTTSVILLE POLICE AND THAT’S WHEN SHE LEARNED SHE HAD BEEN SCAMMED…..OFFICERS  WERE ABLE TO GET THE  
CARDS STOPPED AND SHE WILL BE RECEIVING A REFUND…..
SCOTTSVILLE POLICE WILL NEVER CALL  AND ASK FOR MONEY IF YOU HAVE A WARRANT…..AND IF YOU RECEIVE SUCH A CALL OFFICERS ADVISE YOU
ASK FOR THEIR NAME AND BADGE NUMBER AND ADVISE YOU’RE WILL CALL THEM BACK…..



SHRUM
02/07/19
06:05AM

91 YEAR OLD ROBBIE MAE HARTMAN SHRUM OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11
TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY SIX SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;  BRO. BILL AND HILDA SHRUM, DONNIE SHRUM, BRO. MICHAEL AND BRENDA SHRUM, DAVID
AND CRYSTAL SHRUM, EDDIE AND TAMMY FREEMAN AND JIMMY AND KERRI SHRUM…..AND A DAUGHTER; MARTHA BESSINGER  ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AND ALICE HARTMAN OF TENNESSEE…..40-GRANDCHILDREN, SEVERAL GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
02/07/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO METCALFE COUNTY……
AND BE SURE AND MAKE THIS CHANGE TO YOUR SCHEDULE…..THE PATRIOTS WILL BE PLAYING GTHE FIRST GAME TONIGHT…..
TIP OFF FOR THE BOYS GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK….AND    99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON…..


THE PREDATORS  ARE AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON DALLAS…..







KY DEBT
02/06/19

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT RELEASED BY AUDITOR MIKE HARMON…..KENTUCKY IS MORE THAN 54-BILLION DOLLARS IN DEBT…..WITH
ESTIMATED  UNFUNDED RETIRMENT BENEFITS OF 43-POINT-THREE BILLION DOLLARS….ACCOUNTING FOR   80-PERCENT OF THE TOTAL…..

THE 43-BILLION DOLLARS IS THE  TOTAL NUMBER OF PENSION AND HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS THE COMMONWEALTH OWES OVER THE NEXT 30-
YEARS…..BUT DOESN’T HAVE THE FUNDS TO PAY…..

HARMON IS CALLING ON THE LEGISLAURE TO ENACT STRONGER OVERSIGHT ON THE KENTUCKY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY…..
WHICH CURRENTLY HAS NO LIMIT ON THE BONDED DEBT IT CAN ISSUE…..

ACCORDING TO HARMON……THE TOTAL DEBT IS MORE THAN 12-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR EVERY PERSON IN KENTUCKY……



WORKFORCE
02/06/19

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS LAUNCHED A NEW TOOL IT SAYS WILL GIVE A CLEARER PICTURE OF THE WORKFORCE…

THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET HAS LAUNCHED THE FIRST INTER-ACTIVE WORKFORCE “DASHBOARD” IN
KENTUCKY…..

THE  “DASHBOARD”  DISPLAYS REAL-TIME WORKFORCE INFORMATION INCLUDING….JOB OPENINGS, UNEMPLOYMENT RATES AND WORKFORCE-
RELATED FUNDING BY LOCAL WORKFORCE AREA…..

THE CABINET SAY THE DATA COLLECTED WILL ALLOW KENTUCKY TO CREATE A STRATEGY FOR UGINS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES
THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH……



ENERBLU WONT BUILD PLANT
02/06/19

THE EASTERN KENTUCKY ECONOMY HAS TAKEN ANOTHER BLOW…..AS A BATTERY MANUFACTURER SAYS IT IS SUSPENDING PLANS TO BUILD A 372-
MILLION DOLLAR FACILITY IN THE REGION AND HIRE 875 WORKERS…..

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..THE  C-E-O  OF  “ENERBLU”  : SAID THE COMPANY MADE THE DECISION AFTER A PRIMARY POTENTIAL
INVESTOR WITHDREW SUPPORT FOR THE PROJECT…..CITING A   ”SERIES OF UNEXPECTED GEO-POLITICIAL FACTORS”…..



SPORTS
02/06/19

THE PATRIOTS WERE BACK ON THE ROAD LAST NIGHT TO EDMONSON COUNTY…. .AND PICKED UP A BIG OVERTIME WIN 55 TO 52.....

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WILL BE AT HOME TOMORROW  NIGHT TO TAKE ON METCALFE COUNTY…….







FLU IN KENTUCKY
02/05/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS  FLU CASES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED IN 98  OF  KENTUCKY’S   120 COUNTIES……

THE DEPARTMENT HAS LABELED THE CURRENT FLU ACTIVITY IN THE COMMONWEALTH  AS…..WIDESPREAD….AS  THE NUMBER OF LABORATORY
CONFIRM FLU CASES HAS REACHED  54-HUNDRED-NINE…..

THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF FLU CASES ARE BEING REPORTED IN THE LOUISVILLE AND BOWLING GREEN AREAS….WITH 29-HUNDRED-96 CASES OF
THE FLU IN JEFFERSON COUNTY…..AND 353 CONFIRMED FLU CASES IN BOWLING GREEN……



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
02/05/19

AFTER TAKING A THREE WEEK BREAK…..LAWMAKERS RETURN TO FRANKFORT TODAY FOR THE FINAL  26 DAYS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
SESSION…..
REPUBLICANS   SAY THEY WANT TO WORK ON LEGISLATON  DEALING WITH PENSIONS…...SCHOOL SAFETY…..FOSTER CARE….AND DO A FOLLOW-UP
ON LAST YEAR’S TAX OVERHAUL…..

AS A BIPARTISAN GROUP OF LAWMAKERS CONTINUES TO REVIEW THE PENSION SYSTEM…..WHICH REMAINS THE MOST DIVISIVE AND
CONTROVERSIAL ISSUE TO CONFRONT LAWMAKERS…..HOUSE SPEAKER DAVID OSBORNE WARNED THAT ANYONE THINKING A QUICK AGREEMENT
WILL BE FOUND IS “WRONG”……



HARRIS
02/05/19

56 YEAR OLD MARY ANN PHILLIPS HARRIS OF GLASGOW DIED SUNDAY AT T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE
SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE TOMORROW  (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW  (WED) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO AUNTS;  ALMA WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE AND PAULINE NORBY OF MINNESOTA….AND HER STEP-MOTHER; ANNIE PHILLIPS
OF SCOTTSVILLE…..



WHEAT
02/04/19

95 YEAR OLD SHERMAN  O. WHEAT OF SCOTTSVILLE  DIED  SUNDAY  AT THE MEDICAL    CENTER  AT  BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN BEECH GROVE CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON THURSDAY
AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS  TO BEECH GROVE CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  JIMMY AND DEBBIE…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;  GLORIA AND LEWIS WHITE ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE….. FIVE GRANDCHILDREN, 11 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN   ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
02/05/19

THE PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT…..TO EDMONSON COUNTY….. FOR A BOYS DOUBLEHEADER…..

IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTON FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50…..WLCK….AND 99-
POINT-THREE…. LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AROUND SEVEN TONIGHT……


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY ARIZONA……


THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE AT HOME LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED TO GAMES TO GLASGOW….AS THE LADY PATRIOTS LOST TO THE LADY
SCOTTIES 41 TO 39……

AND THE PATRIOTS LOST THEIR SECOND DISTRICT GAME A  ROW…..AS THE SCOTTIES WON 70 TO 49……







ELECTION TIE
02/04/19

A RECOUNT IN A KENTUCKY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES…..WHERE THE DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGER DEFEATED THE INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN  BY  
ONE VOTE…..HAS ENDED IN A TIE FOLLOWING A RECOUNT ON SATURDAY….

DEMOCRAT JIM GLENN WAS CERTIFIED BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND WAS SWORN IN JANUARY FIFTH…..BUT REPUBLICAN INCUMBENT  D-
J JOHNSON ASKED THE KENTUCKY HOUSE FOR A RECOUNT WHICH THEY ORDERED….

THE NEXT STEP IS FOR THE DAVIESS COUNTY  CLERK’S OFFICE TO SEND A REPORT TO THE “ELECTON CONTEST BOARD”…..A LEGISLATIVE PANEL OF
SIX REPUBLICANS AND THREE DEMOCRATS…..WHICH MUST DECIDE WHAT TO DO NEXT AND GIVE A REPORT TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES….
STATE LAW INDICATES THE BOARD MUST CHOOSE THE WINNER BY DRAWING LOTS….



KSP GRADUATION
02/04/19

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE ACADEMY PRESENTED DIPLOMAS TO 35 NEW TROOPERS ON FRIDAY…..BRINGING THE AGENCY STRENTH TO 809
TROOPERS….

SEVEN CADETS…..INCLUDING JORDAN MATTHEWS OF GLASGOW  AND KATAN PARKER OF BOWLING  GREEN….EARNED ASSOCIATE  DEGREES IN
GENERAL OCCUPATIONAL AND TECHNICAL STUDIES FRO THE BLUEGRASS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE….WHILE AT THE ACADEMY…...

TROOPER JUSTIN FOX FROM SCOTTSVILLE WAS ASSIGNED TO POST ONE IN MAYFIELD…..…
WHILETROOPERS BRENT DAVIS FROM BOWLING GREEN….JORDAN MATTHEWS FROM GLASGOW….AND MATTHEW SPEARS FROM LAWRENCEBURG   
WERE ASSIGNED TO POST THREE IN BOWLING GREEN……



SPORTS
02/04/19

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







HEALTH ISSUES POLL
02/01/19

A NEW…..KENTUCKY HEALTH ISSUES POLL…..SHOWS A LARGE NUMBEROF KENTUCKY ADULTS  DON’T  USE  A REGULAR DOCTOR…..HEALTH
CLINC….OR OTHER APPROPRIATE SOURCE OF HEALTH CARE….

THE NEW POLL FINDS  24-PERCENT OF KENTUCKY ADULTS SAY   THEY DON’T HAVE A USUAL PLACE TO GO FOR HEALTH CARE….WHICH IS UP FROM
18-PERCENT IN TWO-THOUSAND-NINE….AND THOSE WITHOUT HEALTH INSURANCE WERE NEARLY TWICE AS LIKELY NOT TO GO FOR REGULAR
HEALTH CARE…..
HOWEVER…..THE REPORT FOUND THAT HASN’T NECESSARILY TRANSLATED INTO MORE VISITS TO EMERGENCY ROOM OR URGENT CARE CLINIC
VISITS…..AS EIGHT-PERCENT OF THOSE SURVEYED SAY THE GO TO THE EMERGNCY OR URGENT CARE CENTER FOR MEDICAL CARE……

AND ONE-IN-FIVE  OF THOSE SURVEYED REPORTED SOMEONE IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD HAS DELAYED OR SKIPPED NEEDED MEDICAL CARE BECAUSE
OF THE COST….. WHICH IS ABOUT THE SAME AS IN TWENTY-14……



FIRING
02/01/19

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION  FIRED LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JENEAN HAMPTON’S CHIEF OF STAFF……PROMPTING A LETTER FROM HER….
REAPOINTING HER FORMER EMPLOYEE TO HIS PREVIOUS POSITION…..

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..STEVE KNIPPER SAID HE WAS NOTIFIED HE WAS BEING TERMINATED WITHOUT CAUSE…..

KNIPPER IS A REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR SECRETARY OF STATES….AND A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE PERSONNEL CABINET SAID ALL SENIOR
GOVERNOR-APPOINTED EMPLOYEES…..WHO PLANNED TO RUN FOR A PARTISAN OFFICE IN THE TWENTY-19 ELECTION…..WOULD  BE EXPECTED TO
RESIGN…..



AUSBROOKS
02/01/19

60 YEAR OLD DAVID ALAN AUSBROOKS OF ADOLPHUS DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. OLIVE CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..  

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; CHRIS AND LINDA OF ADOLPHUS…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; CHARLIE AND HANNAH
OF HOLLAND AND LARRY AND LINDA OF OAKLAND…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; JANE AND HERB SMITH AND PATTY AND JIMMY
LANDERS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..



SPORTS
02/01/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TO CELEBRAGTE HOMECOMING AS MONROE COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT GYM…..


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


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO ACTION AS THEY’RE IN FLORDIA TO TAKE ON THE PANTHERS…..







BUSINESS FUNDING
01/31/19

ELIGIBLE KENUCKY SMALL BUSINESSES  CAN NEW RECEIVE EVEN MORE FUNDING TO HELP THEM BEGIN EXPORTING……OR EXPAND THEIR EXPORT
MARKET……THROUGH THE “STATE TRADE EXPANSION PROGRAM”……

EACH COMPANY SELECTED MAY NOW RECEIVE  UP TO 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN GRANT FUNDING…..WHICH IS TWICE THE AMOUNT AVAILABLE THE
PAST SEVERAL YEARS…..BUSINESSES PREVIOUSLY AWARDED  A FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT IN THE FISCAL YEARS TWENTY-18 CYCLE……NOW
HAVE AN ADDITIONAL FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO USE BY   SEPTEMBER   29TH……

THE…..STEP GRANTS…..PROVIDE BUSINESSES REIMBURSEMENT FOR A VARITY OF TRADE-RELATED COSTS……



ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS
0131/19

STUDENTS PURSUING CIVIL ENGINEERING  AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY DEGREES CAN APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS BEING OFFERED BY THE
KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET….

SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE BACHELOR’S PROGRAM RANGE FROM  62-HUNDRED TO       66-HUNDRED DOLLARS PER SEMESTER…..AND FOR THE
ASSOCIATE’S PROGRAM IN CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY THE SCHOLARSIP IS THREE-THOUSAND DOLLARS PER SEMESTER…..SCHOLARSHP
RECIPIENTS WILL ALSO HAVE A CHANCE TO WORK DURING THE SUMMER AND ARE GUARANTEED EMPLOYMENT AFTER GRADUATION…..

UP TO 30 SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED…..HOWEVER….THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS TOMORROW…..



DAVIS SUIT
01/31/19

ATTORNEYS FOR GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAY  FORMER ROWAN COUNT CLERK KIM DAVIS……WHO STOPPED ISSUING MARRIGAE LICENES BECAUSE
OF HER OPPOSITION TO GAY MARRIAGE…..BROKE THE LAW AND THE COMMONWEALTH SHOULDN’T HAVE TO PAY LEGAL FEES FOR PEOPLE  WHO
SUED HER….

A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT  IS TO HEAR ARGUMENTS TODAY ABOUT WHO SHOUILD PAY THE ATTORNEYS   FOR SEVERAL GAY AND STRAIGHT
COUPLES WHO SUED DAVIS IN TWENTY-15…..
BEVIN AND DAVIS HAVE  ASKED THE COURT  NOT TO AWARD LEGAL FEES……BUT IF THEY DO….THEY DISAGREE ON WHO SHOULD PAY….
DAVIS’ ATTORNEYS ARGUE SHE ACTED ON BEHALF  OF THE COMMONWEALTH….. WHILE BEVIN’S  ATTORNEY SAYS THE GOVERNOR STILL SUPPORTS
HER ACTIONS….. BUT BELIEVES KENTUCKY TAX PAYERS SHOULDN’T HAVE TO PAY THE BILL…..



PAUL AWARDS DAMAGES
01/31/19

A WARREN CIRCUIT COURT JURY HAS AWARDED SENATOR  RAND PAUL MORE THAN 500-THOUSAND DOLLARS  IN DAMAGES  IN HIS LAWUSIT AGAINST
HIS NEIGHBOR…. WHO TACKLED HIM WHILE HE WAS DOING YARD WORK  AND BROKE SEVERAL OF HIS RIBS…..

PAUL WAS AWARDED  375-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN PUNITIVE GAMAGES…..200-THOUSAND FOR PAIN AND SUFFERING…..AND 78-HUNDRED-34
DOLLARS FOR MEDICAL EXPENSES……

RENEE BOUCHER’S ATTORNEY SAYS THE WILL APPEAL……



HARWOOD
01/30/19

88 YEAR OLD  LIEUTENENT COLONEL  CLYDE C. HARWOOD-JUNIOR OF HOLLAND DIED TUESDAY  AT HIS RESIDENCE……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT MT. ZION MISSIONARY BAPTST  WITH  BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMEERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON  
TOMORROW (FRI)  AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME AND AFTER 11 SATURDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH….. MEMORIIALS ARE
SUGGESTED TO THE  MT. ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY FUND……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SUE NELL HARWOOD….AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; TREY AND BRANDY  ALL OF HOLLAND…..FIVE  DAUGHTERS
AND SONS-ON-LAW; LAURA HARWOOD, KAREN TAYLOR, MARY BESS AND J-R SCOTT AND  REBEKAH AND JIMMY NEAL GARDNER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE  
AND ANNELL  AND  DAVID BECKER OF BOWLING GREEN….A BROTHER; JAMES CECIL HARWOOD OF BOWLING GREEN…..



SPORTS
01/31/19

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LOUISVILLE DEFEATED WAKE FOREST 82 TO 54…….







PRIMARY BALLOT SET
01/30/19

STATEWIDE ELECTIONS IN THE COMMONWEALTH WERE FINALIZED YESTERDAY…..AS THE FILING DEADLINE FOR THE MAY PRIMARY CAME TO A
CLOSE….

SEVEN STATEWIDE OFFICES WILL BE ON THE MAY PRIMARY…AS 31 INDIVIDUALS HAVE FILED FOR THOSE OFFICES….INCLUDING  14 REPUBLICANS  
AND 17- DEMOCRATS…..

THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR  WILL GET THE MOST ATTENTION WITH GOVERNOR MATT SEEKING A SECOND TERM…..HE WILL BE CHALLENGED BY
THREE OTHER REPUBLICANS…..WHILE FOUR DEMOCRATS HAVE FILED TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR…..

ALL CURENT REPUBLICAN INCUMBENTS FILED FOR RE-ELECTION…..
WHILE DEMOCRATIC  SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES CAN’T SEEK RE-ELECTON BECAUSE OF TERM LIMITS…..AND ATTORNEY
GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IS RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR…..



PAUL TRIAL
01/30/19

IN WARREN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY…..

SENATOR RAND PAUL’S  NEIGHBOR…..RENEE BOUCHER…..TESTIFIED HE WASN’T THINKING RATIONALLY  WHEN HE TACKLED THE SENATOR WHILE
HE WAS DOING YARD WORK…..

BOUCHER….WHO PLEAD GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS… AND SPENT 30-DAYS IN JAIL…..SAID HE ATTACKED THE SENATOR
BECAUSE HE WAS CREATING A PILE OF YARD DEBRIS NEAR THEIR PROPERTY LINE…..

IN THE CIVIL SUIT….PAUL IS SEEKING UP TO 500-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN COMPENSATORY DAMAGES…..AND UP TO ONE-MILLION DOLLARS IN
PUNITIVE DAMAGES…..



SPORTS
01/30/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON LAST NIGHT AND PICKED UP TWO WINS….AS THE LADY PATRIOTS
DOWNED THE LADY CATS 42 TO 30…..

AND THE PATROTS DOWNED THE WILDCATS 48 TO 44……







LOBBYING SPENDING
01/29/19

TOBACCO GIANT  ALTRIA…..THE PARENT COMPANY OF PHILLIP MORRIS  U-S-A  AND U-S SMOKELESS….SPENT MORE THAN ANY OF THE 720
CORPORATIONS AND ASSOICATIONS LOBBYING THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY…….

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION……ALTRIA SPENT JUST OVER  552-THOUSAND DOLLARS TRYING TO INFLUENCE
KENTUCKY LAWMARKERS WHICH IS MORE THAT THE SECON LARGEREST LOBBYING SPENDED….THE KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE…..AND
THIRD LARGEST….THE KENTUCKY HOSPITLA ASSOCIATION COMBINED…..

ALTRIA’S SPENDING IS ONE REASON THE COMMONWEALTH SAW A RECORD 22-MILLION DOLARS BEIING SPENT IN TWENTY-18 TRYING TO  INFLUENCE
THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..

GROUPS THE PAY LOBBYISTS MUST REGISTER WITH THE LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION AND REPORT ALL LOBBYING EXPENSES……



PAUL TRIAL
01/29/19

IN WARREN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY……SENATOR RAND PAUL TESTIFIED HE FEARED FOR HIS LIFE…..AFTER BEIGN HIT BY A BLINDESIDE TACKLE
FROM A NEIGHBOR…..WHICH BROKE SEVERAL OF HIS RIBS WHILE HE WAS DOING YARD WORK….

PAUL IS SUING RENEE BOUCHER FOR MEDICAL BILLS AND PAIN AND SUFFERING…. AND HE IS ALSO SEEKING PUNITIVE DAMAGES…..

BOUCHER SPENT 30 DAYS IN JAIL AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS…..



EDELEN FILES
01/29/19

PROMISING AN  ISSUES-BASE CAMPAIGN…..THAT WILL NOT ACCEPT MONEY FROM SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS…..DEMOCRAT ADAM EDELEN FILED TO
RUN FOR GOVERNOR YESTERDAY….

EDELEN WAS ELECTED KENTUCKY’S AUDITOR IN TWENTY-11…..AND WAS PREPARING TO CHALLENGE SENATOR RAND PAUL IN THE   TWENTY-16
ELECTION CYCLE….WHEN HE LOST HIS REELECN BID TO MIKE HARMON IN TWENTY-15…….



SPORTS
01/29/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD AS THEY TRAVLE TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……

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



THE DRAW FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS HAS BEEN HELD…..

FOR THE BOYS…..
ON THURSDAY….MARCH SEVENTH THE FOURTH REGION  CHAMPIONS  WILL TAKE ON THE FIRST REGION CHAMPIONSHIPS…..…..

AND THE GIRLS FOURTH REGON CHAMPIONS   WILL PLAY THE 15TH REGION CHAMPSION ON THURSDAY….MARCH 14TH…….







PAUL TRIAL
01/28/19

SENATOR RAND PAUL AND HIS NEIGHBOR WHO WAS CONVICTED OF ASSAULTING HIME OUTSIDE HIS HOME…..ARE EXPECTED TO COME FACE-TO-
FACE THIS WEEK IN COURT…..

PAUL  IS SEEKING 500-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN COMPENSATORY DAMAGES AND UP TO ONE-MILLION DOLLARS IN PUNITIVE DAMAGES  FROM RENE
BOUCHER….IN A CIVIL TRIAL THAT BEGINS TODAY IN WARREN CIRCUIT COURT…..

SPECIAL JUDGE TYLER GILL HAS ALREADY RULED THAT BOUCHER IS LIABLE AFTER PLEADING GUILTY…..IN FEDERAL COURT…..TO ASSAULTING A
MEMBER OF CONGRESS AND SERVING 30-DAYS IN JAIL…..



BARREN COUNTY JAIL SHOOTING
01/28/19

STATE POLICE WERE CALLED TO THE BARREN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER SATURDAY TO INVESTIGATE A SHOOTING INSIDE THE FACILITY…..

26 YEAR OLD MATTHEW STAPLETON OF COLUMBIA  HAD BEEN ARRESTED BY TROOPER RICKY CROSS IN METCALFE COUNTY AND BROUGHT TO THE
FACILITY….A PHYSICAL ALTERCATION ENSUED BETWEEN THE TW O WHEN STAPLETON WAS EXITING CROSS’S  CRUISER….
STAPLETON  THEN RETRIEVED A HANDGUN FROM HIS WAISTBAND…..WHICH DISCHARGED ….STRIKING STAPLETON…..WHO WAS TAKEN TO T-J
SAMSON HOSPITAL  AND THEN FLOWN TO  THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL…..

TROOPER CROSS HAS BEEN PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE…..



SPORTS
01/28/19

THE LADY PATRIOT  FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO GREENWOOD…..

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


THE YEAR’S KENTUCKY DERBY WILL SEE THE PURSE RAISED TO THREE-MILLION DOLLARS…..AN INCREASE OF ONE-MILLION….AND THE FIRST
BOOST IN 14-YEARS…..

THE DERBY PURSE HAS BEEN TWO-MILLION  SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE…..AND ONE MILLION FROM 1996 THRU TWO-THOUSAND FOUR…..

AND THE PURSE FOR THE KENTUCKY OAK IS ALSO BEING RAISED BY  250-THOUSAND DOLLARS…….TO  ONE-POINT-25 MILLION……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
01/25/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE SLIGHTLY FROM THREE-POINT-
TWO  PERCENT IN NOVEMBER……TO THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT IN DECEMBER…..AND THE TWENTY-18   DECEMBER JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO
ABOVE THE THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT RECORDED IN DECEMBER  TWENTY-17…….

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

IN THE COMMONWELTH……JOBLESS  RATES FELL IN 69 COUNTIES……ROSE IN 38….. AND REMAINED THE SAME IN 13……
UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  RANGED   FROM TWO-POINT-SIX PERCENT IN WOODFORD COUNTY…..TO 11-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN MAGOFFIN
COUNTY……



ATKINS FILES
01/25/19

LONGTIME DEMOCRATIC HOUSE LEADER ROCKY ADKINS  AND HIS RUNING MATE….. STEPHANIE HORNE……OFFICIALLY FILED THEIR PAPERS
YESTERDAY TO ENTER THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR….

WITH THE FILING DEADLINE COMING UP TUESDAY…..ADKINS MAKES THE THIRD DEMOCRAT TO FILE…AS  HE JOINS  ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY
BESHEAR WHO FILED LAST WEEK AND FREGUENT CANDIDATE GEOFF YOUNG…..FORMER STATE AUDITOR ADAM EDELEN ANNOUCED  HIS
CANDIDACY  EARLIER THIS MONTH…..BUT HAS YET TO FILE….

IN THE REPUBLICAN RACE…..STATE REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT  GOFORTH HAS FILED…..WILLIAM WOODS IS ALSO RUNNING…..
BUT CONTINUALLY SAYING HE IS RUNING FOR RE-ELECTION…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS YET TO FILE……



SPORTS
01/25/19

DON’T FORGET THAT TONIGHTS  PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL GAME WITH CLINTON  COUNTY HAVE BEEN CANCELED……

AND  HOMECOMING HAS BEEN MOVED TO   NEXT FRIDAY….FEBRUARY FIRST……


AT THE GIRLS  ALL “A” STATE TOURNAMENT…..
METCALFE COUNTY TANGLES WITH COVINGTON HOLY CROSS……


AT THE BOYS  ALL “A” STATE TORNAMENT……
SHELBY VALLEY DEFEATED CLINTON COUNTY 66 TO 63 IN OVERTIME……







HOLLAND
01/24/19

90 YEAR OLD LONNIE RAY HOLLAND OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN NEAL CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS  AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND AFTER NINE SATURDAY  MORNING AT THE CHURCH…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; JANET JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



WORK PLACE SAFETY
01/24/19

THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET HAS RECEIVED  REPORTS  FROM THE…..U-S BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS……THAT SHOW  CONTINUED
IMPROVEMENT IN WORKPLACE SAFETY IN THE COMMONWEALTH……INCLUDNG THE LOWEST RATE OF NONFATAL INCIDENTS  RECORDED  IN MORE
THAN TWO DECADES……

THE RATE OF RECORDABLE…..NONFATAL OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND ILLNESSES FOR ALL INDUSTRIES  DROPPED  TO THREE-POINT-THREE
CASES  PER 100  FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES  IN TWENTY-17……WHICH WAS A DECREASE  FROM THREE-POINT-FOUR  IN TWENTY-16…..AND THE RATE OF
THREE-PONT-SEVEN  IN TWENTY-15…….

70 WORK-RELATED FATALITIES ALSO OCCURRED IN KENTUCKY TWENTY-17…..WHICH WAS  DOWN  FROM THE  92-WORKED RELATED FATALITIES
REPORTED  IN TWENTY-16



METCALFE SCHOOLS RECEIVE PRIZE
01/24/19

“POWERAID”   HAS AWARDED  METCALFE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL A 10-THOUSAND DOLLAR GRAND PRIZE…….AFTER STUDENTS SUBMITTED A VIDIEO
DESCRIBING WHY THE SCHOOL DESERVED TO WIN THE ..…POWER YOUR SCHOOL…..TOP PRIZE….

THE VIDEO……WHICH WAS ONE OF 50 GRAND PRIZE WINNERS…...DESCRIBED HOW SPORTS AT METCALFE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL IS ABOUT MORE
THAN JUST TIME SPENT ON THE FIELD AND COURT……



FREE ADMISSION
01/24/19

AS THE PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN CONTINUES…..THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM IS OFFERING FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL FEDERAL
EMPLOYEES AND UP TO THREE ACCOMPANYING….IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS……

GUESTS CAN PRESENT THEIR I-D OR BADGE AT THE ADMISSIONS COUNT TO OBTAINE ARMBANDS FOR THE MUSEUM……



WILLOUGHBY
01/24/19

87 YEAR OLD BOBBIE GENE WILLOUGHBY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL  
BE TOMORROW AFTERNOON (FRI) AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
THIS AFTERNOON  (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED  BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BILLY AND BARRY AND CONNIE…..AND  DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JAN AND MARK
RUSSELL ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/24/19

THE PATRIOT  FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS PLAY AT HART COUNTY….







LAWSUIT DELAY
01/22/19

A  FEDERAL JUDGE IS DELAYNG A LAWSUIT SEEKING TO OVERTURN GOVERNOR MATT  BEVIN’S MEDICAID CHANGES…..

JUDGE JAMES BOASBERG  GRANTED THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE A ONE ADDITIONAL WEEK TO RESPOND TO THE SUIT BECAUSE OF THE
GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN…..

BOASBERG SAID HE WOULD DELAY THE CASE…..BUT ONLY IF KENTUCKY AGREED TO PUSH BACK THE DATE FOR IMPLEMENTATON OF THE
CHANGES….WHICH IS APRIL FIRST…..
THE COMMONWEALTH  DIDN’T AGREE TO DELAY THE CASE…..BUT DID AGREE TO A 10-DAY EXTENTION…….



MISSING JUVENILE
01/22/19

STATE POLICE ARE ASKING  FOR THE PUBLICS ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING A MISSING METCALFE COUNTY TEEN…..

15  YEAR OLD AMBER SHIRLEY  OF EDMONTON  WAS LAST SEEN ON JANUARY 18TH…. AROUND 11 THAT NIGHT…WEARING PAJAMA PANTS AND A T-
SHIRT……
SHIRLEY IS A WHITE FEMALE WITH BROWN HAIR AND EYES…..SHE’S FIVE-FEET TWO-INCHES TALL  AND WEIGHS  195-POUNDS…..

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF AMBER SHIRLEY IS ASKED TO CONTACT STATE POLICE AT   800-TWO-TWO-TWO-55-55…….



GRIMES  NOT RUNNING
01/22/19

KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES  SAID YESTERDAY THAT SHE HAS DECIDED  NOT TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR….

GRIMES SAID SHE HAD BEEN CONSIDERING THE IDEA FOR MONTHS…...BUT HAS DECIDED TO FOCUS ON WHAT SHE CALLED HER DREAM JOB…..
BEING A MOTHER AND WIFE…..

HOWEVER….SHE DIDN’T RULE OUT RETURNING TO PUBLIC SERVICES  IN THE FUTURE……





SCHOOL BOARD
01/22/19

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HELD THEIR FIRST MEETING OF THE YEAR LAST NIGHT….BRIAN CELSOR WHO WAS REELECTED IN
NOVEMBER WAS SWORN IN  AND THE BOARD REELECTED JUSTIN MARSH CHAIRMAN AND AL BARMAN VICE-CHAIRMAN…..
FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR ROBIN HERRINGTON  TOLD THE BOARD THAT LAST YEAR THERE  SERVED  275-THOUSAND-11 BREAKFASTS AND 409-
THOUSAND-166 LUNCHES…..AND DURING THE SUNMMER FEEDING PROGRAM  THEY SERVED  25-HUNDRED BREAKFASTS   AND 58-HUNDRED  
LUNCHES….
THE BOARD BEGAN WORK ON THE  BUDGET FOR THE TWENTY-19-TWENTY-20 SCHOOL YEAR…..

AND FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO THE  TWENTY-19-TWENTY-20 CALENDAR WHICH HAS THE FIRST DAY FOR STUDENTS AT AUGUST SEVENTH……



MCGUIRE
01/22/19

81 YEAR OLD EWELL WAYNE MCGUIRE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT CAR TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH MILITARY
HONORS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN0-LAW; BRO. STEPHEN AND NANCY…. AND  A DAUGHTR; LAURA MCGURIE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A
BROTHER; LUTHER OF INDIANA……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/22/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO GREENWOOD TONIGHT…..
TIP OFF FOR THE GIRLS GAME IS SIX…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK…..AND   99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……






VISITORS GUIDE
01/21/19

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM HAS RELEASED  ITS  NEW VISITOR’S GUIDE THAT FEATURES STORIES BY KENTUCKIANS TELLING OF
THEIR OWN EXPERIENCES…

THE  TWENTY-19 OFFICIAL KENTUCKY VISITOR’S GUIDE FOCUSES ON SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOURISM INDUSTRY…...
AS-WELL-AS REGIONAL FEATURES………..

THE GUIDE…..WHICH FEATURES KENTUKCY’S NINE TOURISM REGONS WITH INFORMATION ON ATTRACTIONS….LODGING….AND CITIES IN EACH…..
IS AVAILABLE  AT THE  COMMONWEALTH’S  STAFFED WELCOME CENTERS….THE KENTUCKY ARTISAN CENTER IN BEREA…..AND IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON-
LINE



PAUL’S VIEWS
01/21/19

ATTORNEYS FOR SENATOR  RAND PAUL HAVE FILED A MOTION ASKING THAT THE SENATOR’S POLITICAL VIEWS BE OFF LIMITS  IN THE UPCOMING CIVIL
TRIAL AGAINST HIS NEIGHBOR…..

PAUL’S ATTORNEYS  SAY HIS POLITICAL VIEWS  COULD…ALIENATE  POTENTIAL JURORS WHO DON’T HAVE THE SAME VIEWS……AND THEY ARE ALSO  
ASKING THAT ANY REFERENCE TO THE CONDITION OF HIS YARD BE EXCLUSED….

THE CIVIL TRAIL STEMS FROM A TWENTY-17 ATTACK……WHEN PAUL WAS TACKLED BY   RENE BOUCHER   WHILE DOING YARD WORK……



DAVIS
01/21/19

67 YEAR OLD DANNY JOE DAVIS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY
MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (TUES)
AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…… IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATONS TO GIDEON’S
INTERNATIONAL……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; GAYLE DAVIS…..A SON; DANIEL…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; BRO. CURTIS AND NANCY…..THREE AUNTS; WANDA
KEEN, MYRA CHANDLER AND CAROLY KEEN….AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; SHALIA DAVIS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A NEPHEW AND THREE NIECES ALSO
SURVIVE….



SPORTS
01/21/19

THE FOURTH REGION  ATHLETIC DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION HAS SELECTED ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL  “A-D”……KERRY HARWOOD
AS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR…..

HARWOOD….WHO WAS HIRED IN THE FALL OF 1988 AS A PARA-PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL COACH……WAS   PATRIOT BASEBALL COACH FROM 1996
THRU TWENTY-12…. AND HE ASSUMED THE  “A-D”  DUTIES IN TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN…..







FISHER
01/20/19

71 YEAR OLD FOLLIS FISHER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SAT) AT MED CENTER HEALTH IN BOWLING GREEN… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH CREMATION TO FOLLOW AND A BURIAL AT A LATER DATE IN
CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….  VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW (MON) AFTERNOON AT 3 AT THE FUNERAL HOME… MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESRED TO
THE VETERANS SUPPORT AND ASSISTANCE OFFICE OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY…

HE IS SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER IN LAW… DANIEL AND SUSANNA FISHER OF SCOTTSVILLE… 2 DAUGHTERS AND A SON IN LAW… VERA AND
RYAN GOSSE OF ARIZONA… AND ANNA DRUMMOND OF SCOTTSVILLE…6 GRANDCHILDREN AND 2 NIECES ALSO SURVIVE…


GRAVES
01/20/19

84 YEAR OLD CARL WAYNE GRAVES FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SAT) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL IN BOWLING GREEN…
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TUESDAY MORNING AT 11 AT BROADWAY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN BOWLING GREEN WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT
HILL CEMETERY… VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW (MON) AFTERNOON AT 3 AT THE CHURCH… IN LIEU OF FLOWERS… EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY
MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO BROADWAY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH MEMORIAL FUND OR BOWLING GREEN LIONS CLUB…

HE IS SURVIVED BY 2 SONS AND DAUGHTERS IN LAW… GARY WAYNE AND JENNIFER GRAVES OF LEXINGTON… CARL DAVID AND ALICIA GRAVES OF
BOWLING GREEN… A BROTHER… JAMES GRAVES OF ADOLPHUS… A SISTER AND BROTHER IN LAW… IMOGENE AND BOB LOGSDON OF BOWLING
GREEN… 2 GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE…


BERRY
01/20/19

94 YEAR OLD MARY WALLACE BERRY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HER RESIDENCE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (MON) MORNING
AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN PLEASANT HOME CEMETERY… VISITATION BEGINS THIS (SUN) AFTERNOON AT 2 AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…

SHE IS SURVIVED BY A SISTER AND BROTHER IN LAW… BEATRICE AND LUCIAN HAWES OF SCOTTSVILLE… 1 BROTHER… DREWIE CUNNINGHAM OF
TURNERS STATION… AND SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE..


LANE CLOSURE
01/18/19

IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN DOWNTOWN BOWLING GREEN  THE NEXT FEW WEEKS……KEEP IN MIND THAT THE RIGHT LANE OF KENTUCKY TWO-34-
EAST….. SEVENTH AVENUE….WILL BE CLOSED BEGINNING TODAY AND IT IS EXPECTED TO REOPEN FEBRUARY 18TH….WHILE THE LEFT LANE WILL
REMAIN  OPEN…..
THE CLSURE IS BEING DONE WHILE CONSTRUCTION  WORK TAKES PLACE ON BOWLING   GREEN BALL PARK……



MARTIN LUTHER KING CLOSINGS
01/18/19

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY MONDAY……
THE COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE AND THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND MONDAY……
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES AND THE CIRCUIT CLERKS OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY……
FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
TRANSFER STATON, ANIMAL SHELTER, HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED MONDAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND MONDAYS TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP TUESDAY……
NO SCHOOL IN ALLEN COUNTY MONDAY…..

AND THE CORE WILL BE OPE MODNEY FIVE-30 TO NINE……



SPORTS
01/18/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS  RETURN TO ACTION AS BARREN COUNTY COMES TO PATRIOT GYM……

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


AT THE TWO “A” STATE TOURNAMENT….

THE GLASGOW  GIRLS TAKE ON THE ROWAN COUNTY GIRLS….
AND THE GLASGOW  BOYS TANGLE WITH  MORGAN COUNTY……


AT THE FOURTH REGION….ALL “A”….TOURNAMENT…..
THE TODD COUNTY BOYS PLAY CLINTON COUNTY…..
AND THE METCALFE COUNTY GIRLS TAKE ON THE TODD COUNTY GIRLS…..







MEDICAID SUIT
01/16/19

MORE THAN A DOZEN KENTUCKIANS  ENROLLED IN MEDICAID…..HAVE RE-FILED A LAWSUIT AGAINST THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT….CHALLENGING  
ITS RE-APPROVAL OF WORK REQUIREMENTS AND CO-PAYS TO  KENTUCKY’S MEDICAID PROGRAM…..

IN JUNE OF LAST YEAR…..THE U-S DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA RULED THAT THE COMMONWEALTH’S….KENTUCKY HEALTH
INITIATIVE WHICH ADDS WORK REQUIREMENTD TO  KENTUCKY’S MEDICAID  PROGRAM WAS  “ARBITRARY AND CAPRICIOUS”…..

THEN IN NOVEMBER….THE  “U-S”  CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES RE-APPROVED  KENTUCKY’S MEDICAID WAIVER PROPOSAL
WITH MINOR CHANGES….. PROMPTING THE AMENDED LAWSUIT THAT WAS FILED MONDAY……



LOTTERY SETS RECORD
01/16/19

KENUCKY LOTTERY SALES HAVE CLOSED OUT THE FIRST HALF OF THE FISCAL YEAR WITH RECORD SETTING SALES….

AS  JULY THRU  DECEMBER  SALES TOTALED JUST OVER 544-MILLIONN DOLLARS….. WHICH IS SEVEN-POINT-TWO PERCENT  OR 37-MILLION
DOLLARS MORE THAN THIS TIME LAST YEAR…...WHICH WAS THE PREVIOUS RECORD-HOLDER FOR THE SIX MONTH SALES PERIOD…..

SINCE 1989……THE KENTUCKY LOTTERY HAS EARNED OVER FIVE-POINT-THREE BILLION DOLLARS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH…..WHICH PAYS
DIVIDENDS FOR  COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS…..GRANTS…..AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS……



BESHEAR FILES TO RUN
01/16/19

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR……AND HIS RUNNING MATE JACQUELINE COLEMAN….. HAVE OFFICIALLY FILED TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR AND
LIEUTENTENT  GOVERNOR….

BESHEAR IS THE SECOND DEMOCRAT  TO FILE FOR THE RACE…..JOINING FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE GEOFF YOUNG……TWO OTHER DEMOCRATS…..
STATE HOUSE MINORITY LEADER ROCKY ADKINS AND FORMER AUDITOR   ADAM EDELEN HAVE ALSO SAID THEY ARE RUNNING…..


TWO REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES   HAVE FILED TO RUN AGAINST GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  WHO HAS YET TO FILE…..
AND FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN  JAMES COMER HAS EXPRESSED AN INTEREST IN RUNNING……



SMITH
01/15/19

65 YEAR OLD PHILLIP JOHN SMITH-SENIOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10
FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME   AND IN LIEU OF FLOWERS…..EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR
FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PATRICIA SMITH…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;  KIMBERLY AND THOMAS VERON…..AND A SON; JOHN ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE BROTHERS; DENNIS, JEFF AND BILL ALL OF TENNESSEE…..AND THREE SISTERS; JANET  CARPENTER, ALICE GREEN AND
KATHY SCOTT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….. SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



MAJOR
01/15/19

81 YEAR OLD WANDA GENE WITCHER MAJOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE FRIDAY AT 12NOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MAYSVILLE CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE FRIDAY MORNING AT
THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS;  JAMES, RANDY, GREGORY AND BRADLEY…..AND A BROTHERL RON WITCHER OF INDIANA……



SPORTS
01/16/19

THE GIRL’S FOURTH REGION…..ALL “A” TOURNAMENT CONTINUES….
AS TODD COUNTY CENTRAL TAKES ON RUSSELLVILLE…..
AND METCLAFE COUNTY TANGLES WITH MONROE COUNTY……


THE BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS HAVE ANNOUNCED THEIR INAUGURAL….CHARITY DINNER AND AUCTION…..TO BE HELD  FEBRUARY 21ST  AT THE
NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM……
THE FEATURED SPEAKER FOR THE EVENING WILL BE CINCINNATI  REDS  HALL OF FAMER AND FORMER NATIONAL LEAGUE   M-V-P  GEORGE
FOSTER….

THE PROCEEDS FROM THE EVENT WILL BENEFIT  THREE AREA GROUPS…..THE CENTER FOR COURAGEOUS KIDS…..PLAY FOR MASON…..AND BOYS
TO MEN…..


THE PREDATORS SKATED PAST THE CAPITALS SEVEN TO TWO….







CITY COUNCIL
01/15/19

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL HELD THEIR FIRST MEETING OF THE NEW YEAR LAST NIGHT…..AND DELT WITH A NUMBER OF ISSUES CONCERNING  THE
NEW GAS LINE ON VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY…..A SEVEN YEAR FINANCING AGREEMENT WAS APPROVEF WITH CENTER-POINT ENERGY
SERVICES…. AND A 10-YEAR AGREEMENT WAS APPROVED FOR CENTER-POINT ENERGY TO CONTINUE AS GAS SUPPLIER…..AN INCREASE  OF 25-
CENTS PER 100 CUBLIC FEET OF NATURAL GAS WAS ALSO APPROVED……

THE INCREASE WILL APPEAR ON THE APRIL BILLS….IT HAS BEEN 26-YEARS SINCE THE LAST GAS INCREASE AND THE COUNCIL AGREED THAT UTILITY
PRICES SHOULD BE REVIEWED EVERY ONE TO TWO YEARS….AND IT WAS NOTED THAT EVEN WITH THE INCREASE….GAS PRICES WILL NOT BE AS
HIGH AS THEY HAVE AT OTHER TIMES….. .
FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO AN ORDINANCE   ANNEXING 136 ACRES  LOCATED AT VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY AND JOHNSON ROAD OWNED BY
THE ALLEN COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY……
A LENGTHY DISCUSSION WAS HELD  WITH  BRAD WILLIFORD CONCERNIGN SUPPLYING WATER TO THE  “LIBERTY CENTER” DEVELOPMENT…..
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITION WILL BE OBTAINED….AND THE DISCUSSION WILL BE TAKEN UP AGAIN AT THE NEXT COUCIL MEETING…..



PAUL SURGERY
01/15/19

SENATOR RAND PAUL WILL BE TRAVELING TO  ONTARIO-CANADA  NEXT WEEK TO HAVE OUTPATIENT HERNIA SURGERY….WHICH PAUL’S ATTORNEYS  
SAY  IS  RELATED TO THE ATTACK OF HIS NEIGHBOR…. RENE BOUCHER IN TWENTY-17……WHEN PAUL WAS DOING YARD WORK…..

SHOULDICE HERNIA HOSPITAL  IS A PRIVATE FACILITY THAT IS DEDICATED TO REPAIRING HERNIAS…….

PAUL IS SUING BOUCHER CIVILLY FOR PAST AND FUTURE PAIN AND SUFFERING…..



GOVERNOR CANDIDATE
01/15/19

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN WILL FACE ANOTHER REPULICAN CHALLENGER IN THE UPCOMING MAY PRIMARY…..
AS WILLIAM WOODS…..OF CORINTH…..HAS ANNOUINCED HE IS RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR…. HE JOINS ROBERT GOFORTH  WHO HAD ALREADY
ANNOUNCED HIS CANDIDACY….

BEVIN HAS SAID HE IS RUNNING FOR REELECTION…..BUT HAS YET TO OFFICIALLY FILE….WHICH HE SAYS HE WILL DO BEFORE THE JANUARY 29TH
DEADLINE……



SPORTS
01/15/19

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS TRAVEL TO WARERN COUNTY FOR A MEET….

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL……
KENTUCKY TRAVELS TO GEORGIA…..

THE PREDATORS ARE IN WASHINGTON TO TAKE ON THE CAPITALS…..







PRINCIPAL BILL
01/12/19

THE KENTUCKY SENATE PASSED  A  BILL YESTERDAY THAT WOULD  SHIFT THE AUTHORITY FOR SELECTING SCHOOL PRINCIPALS  FROM THE  
SCHOOLS SITE BASED COUNCIL TO THE SUPERINTENDENT…..WITH THE COUNCIL  SERVING IN AN ADVISORY ROLL IN THE SELECTION PROCESS……

DETRACTORS SAY THE BILL WOULD WEAKEN THE ROL OF SCHOOL-BASED DECISION MAKING COUNCILS…..WHICH WERE CREATED BY THE
COMMONWEALTH’S LANDMAKR EDUCATION LAW……

FOLLOWING A LONG DEBATE….THE BILL CLEARED THE SENATE ON A  23 TO 13 VOTE AND NOW MOVES ON TO THE HOUSE……



PETTY
01/12/19

69 YEAR OLD BOBBY WADE PETTY OF SCOTTSVILLE DEID YESTERDAY (FRI) AT FRAZIER REHAB-CENTER IN LOUISVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT  HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER NINE TOMORROW  (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……MEMORIALS  ARE SUGGESTED TO ST. JUDE’S CHILDRENS HOSPITAL OR
THE SPONDYLITIS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JUDY JOHNSON PETTY…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; CINDY FOSTER AND CHRISTY AND KEITH WARD ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE….. FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
01/12/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO GLAGOW LAST NIGHT….. AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A 61 TO 35 DECSION TO THE
LADY SCOTTIES…..

AND THE PATRIOTS REMAIN  UNDEFEATED IN DISTRICT PLAY AS THEY DOWNED THE SCOTTIES 62 TO 59…….

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS CONTINUE PLAY  IN THE TWO-A-SECTIONAL SEMI-FINALS AT HOPKINS  COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL AS THEY TAKE ON
WEBSTER COUNTY TODAY……

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







MARKET BASKET
01/11/19

THE MOST RECENT KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU MARKETBASKET  SURVEY INDICATES A SLIGHT  DECREASE IN THE OVERALL COST OF FOOD IN THE
FOURTH QUARTER OF LAST YEAR…..HOWEVER…..THE AVERAGE  MARKETBASKET PRICE SHOWED AN OVERALL INCREASE FOR THE YEAR…..GOING
FROM 115-DOLLARS AND SEVEN-CENTS IN TWENTY-17……TO 116-DOLLARS AND 92-CENTS LAST YEAR…..

THE OVERALL COST OF FOOD PRICES IN THE FOURTH QUARTER SHOWED A DECREASE OF   POINT-73-PERCENT……OR   86-CENTS FROM THE
PREVIOUS QUARTER…..MAKING IT THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE QUARTER WHERE OVERALL FOOD PRICES DECREASED…..

THE MARKETBASKET SURVEY IS TAKEN FOUR TIMES A YEAR….AT THE END OF EACH QUARTER……TO MONITOR OVERALL  AND CATEGORICAL TRENDS
IN FOOD PRICES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH……



PORK RECALL
01/11/18

AN OHIO MEAT PACKER IS RECALLING MORE THAN 17-HUNDRED POUNDS OF RAW PORK SAUSAGE MEAT THAT MAY CONTAIN RUBBER….

THE LOOSE SAUAGE MEAT AND LINKS WERE PRODUCED  BETWEEN JANUARY FIRST AND  FOURTH…..AND SHIPPED TO STORE IN KENTUCKY…..
OHIO…..AND PENNSYLVANIA…….

THEY’RE LABELED  “DAISYFIELD BRAND FRESH PORK SAUASAGE”  OR “DAISYFIELD BRAND ITALIAN SAUSAGE”……AND ALL OF THE RECALLED MEAT
WAS SOLF IN FIVE-POUND PACKAGES…..

THERE HAVE BEEN NO CONFIRMED REPORTS TO ADVERSE REACTONS IN PROPLE WHO AT THE PRODUCTS……HOWEVER…..INDIVIDUALS WHO
PURCHASED THE PRODUCTS ARE URGED TO THROW THEM OUT OR RETURN THEM TO THE STORE WHERE THEY WERE PURCHASED…..



FATAL-EDMONSON
01/11/19

A TWO VEHCILE ACCIDENT ON 31-W……A MILE SOUTH OF PARK CITY YESTERDAY…. CLAIMED TWO LIVES…..

STATE POLICE SAY A 1999 CHEVROLET PASSENGER CAR….DRIVEN BY 32 YEAR OLD JAMES ARMS OF PARK CITY…..LEFT THE ROADWAY….CAME BACK
ON THE ROAD AND SPUN….CROSSING THE CENTER LINE INTO THE PATH OF A TWENTY-16 FREIGHTLINER  OPERATED  BY 26 YEAR OLD STEFANEE
DAWKINS  OF GEORGIA….

ARMS AND A PASSENGER….45 YEAR OLD  LAVONDA FLANNERY OF RICKEY HILL… WERE   BOTH UNRESTRAINED AND DIED AT THE SCENE…..
AND DAWKINS WASN’T INJURED…..




ROSSI
01/10/19

63 YEAR OLD GREGORY ROSSI OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..A PRIVATE CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE WILL BE HELD
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE-30…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DEBRA  KEY TAYLOR ROSSI…..A SON JUSTIN OF SCOTTSVILLE……A STEP-SON; CAEL CLARKSON OF BOWLING GREEN….
A DAUGHTER; AIMEE NOFFSINGER OF BOWLING GREEN…..TWO STEP-DAUGHTERS; MAGHAN WALTERS OF SMITHS GROVE AND RACHAEL
DOMBROWSKI OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO BROTHERS; TRACY AND ROBERT BOTH OF BOWLING GREEN……12 GRANDCHILDREN ALSO  SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/11/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT TO GLASGOW…….

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







AGRIBUSNESS GRANTS
01/10/19

10 KENTUCKY AGRIBUSINESSES HAVE BEEN AWARDED FARM TO SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT GRANTS FOR TRAINING…..EQUIPMENT….AND OTHER NEEDS
TO ENABLE PRODUCERS TO DEVELOP OR ENHANCE THJIER FARM-TOSCHOOL MAKER EFFORTS…..

EACH RECIPIENT WILL RECEIVE SEVEN-THOUSAND DOLLARS AFTER ATTENDING A FARM-TO-SCHOOL WORKSHOP NEXT MONTH…..

THE 10 AGRIBUSINESSES RECEIVING GRANTS INCLUDE……
NEED MORE ACRES FARM  IN ALLEN COUNTY…..
STRUTTIN’  ROOSTER  FARM IN BUTLER COUNTY…..
AND LEE’S PLANT   FARM IN LARUE COUNTY……



ELECTION BILLS
01/10/10

TWO ELECTION RELATED BILLS HAVE ADVANCED OUT OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT….AND ARE HEADED TO THE
FULL SENATE FOR THEIR CONSIDERATION….

SENATE BILL FIVE IS A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE KENTUCKY CONSTIUTION TO MOVE THE ELECTION OF  “CONSTITUTIONAL”  OFFICIALS….SUCH
AS GOVERNOR….TO EVEN-NUMBER YEARS….. IF APPROVED  THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT  WOULD  BE PLACED ON THE BALLOT IN TWENTY-20 FOR
KENTUCKIANS TO VOTE ON…..

AND SENATE BILL FOUR WOULD REQUIRE MANDATORY ELECTRONIC FILING OF ALL CANDIDATES’ CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS BY TWENTY-20……



CAPITAL ACCESS
01/10/19

AS THE TWENTY-19 LEGISLATIVE SESSION PROGRESSES…..NEW SECURITY REGULATIONS ARE CHANGING THE PUBLIC’S ACCESS TO THE KENTUCKY
STATE CAPITAL…..

GOVERNOR MATT BEVING SIGNED NEW EMERGENCY REGULATIONS AT THE START OF JANRURY WHICH IN PART…..PREVENTS CROWDS FROM
GATHERING  OUTSIDE OF THE HOUSE  AND SENATE CHAMBERS ON THE THIRD FLOOR OF THE CAPITOL….. OFFICIALS WILL  BE ENFORCING “GALLERY
PASSES”  THAT STATE POLICE SAY HAVE ALREADY BEEN A REQUIREMENT TO WATCH PROCEEDINGS INSIDE…..
ADDITIONALLY….THOSE WITHOUT OFFICIAL CAPITOL PASSES MIGHT RUN INTO RESTRICTIONS USING THE UNDERGROUND TUNNEL CONNECTING
THE CAPITAL AND ANNEX……

STATE POLICE SAY THE CHANGES ON THE THIRD FLOOR   AND IN THE TUNNEL BOIL DOWN TO SAFETY HAZARDS OF OVERCROWDING AND
CONGESTED HALLWAYS……



SPORTS
01/10/19

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

AND THE PATRIOT  FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR  VARSITY  TEAMS  ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..


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







MEDICAID POLL
01/09/19

A NEW POLL SHOWS THAT KENTUCKY VOTERS…..BY A TWO-TO-ONE MARGIN…. BELIEVE THE COMMONWEALTH  SHOULD LEAVE KENTUCKY’S
MEDICAID PROGRAM AS IT IS  WITH NO REDUCTION  IN THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO ARE COVERED….. AND BY A SIMILAR MARGIN…..THEY OPPOSE
CUTTING BACK DENTAL….... VISION…. AND NON-EMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES…..EVEN IF DENTAL AND VISION CARE COULD
BE……EARNED BACK…..THROUGH  REQUIRED ACTIVITIES…..

OPPOSITION WAS STRONGEST IN THE  LOUISVILLE METRO AREA  AT  70-PERCENT AND LEAST IN NORTHER KENTUCKY AT  59-PERCENT…..
BY POLITICAL AFFILIATION…….77-PERCENT OF DEMOCRATS……53-PERCENT  OF REPUBLICANS……AND 64-PERCENT OF INDEPENDENT VOTERS
SUPPORT NO CHANGE IN MEDICAID COVERAGE…..

THE REDUCTIONS IN COVERAGES AND BENEFITS ARE PART OF THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION’S  11-15 MEDICAID WAIVER PLAN KNOWN AS…..
KENTUCKY HEALTH……



FRIENDS OF MAMMOTH CAVE
01/09/19

THE PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUT-DOWN HAS SUSPENDED VISITOR SERVICE AT NATIONAL PARKS…..BUT APARENTLY THAT MESSAGE HASN’T
REACHED EVERYONE….AS VISITORS FROM  AROUND THE COUNTRY AND AROUND THE WORLD ARE STILL COMING TO MAMMOTH CAVE NATONAL
PARK……

AND THE VOLUNTEER GROUP…..“FRIENDS OF MAMMOTH CAVE”…. HAVE SET UP A TEMPORARY INFORMATION TABLE AT THE PARK’S VISITORS
CENTER…..WHERE THEY ARE OFFERING BROCHURES ON AREA ATTRACTIONS PROVIDED BY TOURISM GROUPS FROM BARREN…..EDMONSON….AND
HART COUNTIES WHERE THE PARK IS LOCATED…..

THIS PAST WEEK-END…..THEY SAY THERE WAS CLOSE TO 200 VISITORS ON SATURDAY AND  ANOTHER 100 ON SUNDAY……



JACKSON
01/09/19

64 YEAR OLD LARRY G. JACKSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL OME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND CHERYL…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; KRISTIN AND DANIEL DAVIS AND
JADE JACKSON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……  



STRODE
01/08/19

82 YEAR OLD NELDA EATON STRODE OF AUSTIN DIED  MONDAY  AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY
AFTERNOON  AT ONE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN UNION NUMBER ONE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THURSDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JENNIFER AND DAVID STINSON OF SCOTSVILLE AND A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JOHN AND
CHRISTIE OF BOWLING GREEN…..SEVEN GRANCHIDREN AND SEVEN GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
01/09/19


THE LADY PATRIOTS TOOK ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  IN   TWO-A….SECTIONAL QUARTER FINAL ACTION LAST NIGHT…..AND  THEY DOWNED THE LADY
WILDCATS 56 TO 33…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS WILL PLAY THIS WEEK-END IN THE  TWO-A…..SECTIONAL SEMI-FINALS…….







GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN
01/08/19

AS THE PARTIAL GOVERNMENT  SHUTDOWN CONTINUES…..ONE STUDY SUGGESTS KENTUCKY  IS NOT AMONG THE STATES MOST IMPACTED….

WHEN  GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CEASE…..CERTAIN FEDERAL EMPLOYEES WORK  WITHOUT PAY OR ARE FURLOUGHED…..AND ACCORDING TO
THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS….THE COMMONWEALTH  HAD  35-THOUSAND-618  FEDERAL  WORKERS  AS OF JUNE TWENTY-18….

THE PERSONAL FINANCE WEBSITE ….WALLET HUB…..STUDIED WHICH STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ARE MOST EFFECTED USING FIVE
METRICS….. INCLUDING THE SHARE OF FEDERAL JOBS……THE NUMBER OF FAMILIES RECEIVING FOOD STAMPS…..AND ACCESS TO NATIONAL
PARKS…..
AND THE STUDY FOUND   KENTUCKY IS THE 17TH MOST IMPACTED STATE…..WITH TENNESSEE   IN THE 23RD SPOT……
THE MOST  IMPACTED AREA IS WASHINGTON D-C….WHILE THE LEAST AFFECTED STATE IS MINNESOTA……



EDELEN TO RUN
01/08/19

FORMER STATE  AUDITOR ADAM EDELEN OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY HIS CANDIDACY  FOR GOVERNOR….SAYING HE WANTS TO BUILD A
MODERN KENTUCKY…
EDELEN   MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT WITH HIS RUNNING MATE….. GILL HOLLAND…. A LOUISVILLE BUSINESSMAN AND DEVELOPER…..

EDELEN   IS THE FOURTH DEMOCRAT TO DECLARE FOR THE RACE…..
WITH THE OTHER CANDIDATES  BEING  ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR….. HOUSE MINORITY FLOOR LEADER ROCKY ADKINS….AN GEOFF
YOUNG A FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE   WHO HAS RUN FOR GOVERNOR BEFORE….



GREEN COUNTY MAN CHARGED
01/08/19

A GREEN COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN THE DEATH OF HIS STEP-FATHER….
STATE POLICE RESPONDED  TO A RESIDENCE ON RALPH VAUGHN ROAD….WHERE THEY LOCATED 49 YEAR OLD RICHARD GREGORY WHO WAS
UNRESPONSIVE WITH A SEVERE HEAD INJURY…..

THE INVESTIGATON REVEALED THAT GREGORY HAD BEEN INVOLVED IN AN ALTERCATON WITH HIS STEP-SON…..31 YEAR OLD ROBERT CUNFIFF….
WHO WAS CHARGED WITH MURDER AND TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE……



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
01/08/19

THE TWENTY-19  SESSION OF THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPENS TODAY….

DURING THIS SHORT 30-DAY SESSION…..PENSION REFORM WILL AGAIN BE THE TOP ISSUE…..AS THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT  UNANIMOUSLY  
STRUCK DOWN THE PENSION REFORM LEGISLATION PASSED BY THE TWENY-18 SESSION…..SAYING LAWMAKERS VIOLATED STATE LAW IN THE
PROCESS USED TO APPROVE THE BILL…..

LAWMAKERS WILL ALSO BE DEALING WITH SOME FIXES TO THE TAX REFORM BILL PASSED LAST SESSION…...AND SCHOOL SAFETY WILL ALSO BE A
TOP TOPIC……



HEAP
01/08/19

THE CRISIS PORTION OF THE HOME ENERGY PROGRAM BEGINS TODAY…THE “HEAP” PROGRAM HELPS HOMES THAT ARE IN A  HEATING CRISIS  AND
ARE WITHIN FOUR DAYS OF RUNNING OUT OF WOOD….COAL….PROPANE…FUEL OIL OR KEROSENE…. OR YOU MUST HAVE RECEIVED A DISCONNECT
NOTICE FROM THE VENDER…..
AND APPLICANTS WHO ARE IN A   “PRE-PAY PROGRAM”  WOULD  BE ELIGIBLE IF THEY ARE WITHIN  10 DAYS OF RUNNING OUT OF SERVICE…..

THE “LI-HEAP” CRISIS PROGRAM WILL RUN THRU  MARCH 31ST OR UNTIL THE FUNDS ARE DEPLEATED….
IN ALLEN COUNTY….APPLICATIONS ARE   TAKEN AT THE COMMUNITY ACTION OFFICE LOCATED AT 25 J-T TURNER PLACE…….



SPORTS
01/08/19

THE LADY PATRIOTS  WILL BE AT HOME TONIGHT TO TAKE ON  FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  IN THE  TWO-A  SECTONAL-QUARTERFINALS…..…..

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


IT WAS A BIG WIN FOR THE PATRIOTS LAST NIGHT…..AS THEY DEFEATED WARREN CENTRAL IN OVERTIME 77 TO 75 IN THE TWO-A SECTIONAL
QUARTER FINALS…..

THE PATRIOTS WILL CONTINUE PLAY IN THE TWO-A TOURNAMENT SATURDAY……







MONROE TEEN RECOVERED
01/07/18

SATURDAY MORNING…..SEARCH TEAMS RECOVERED THE BODY OF 19 YEAR OLD LEAH CARTER OF GAMALIEL…..WHO HAD BEEN MISSING SINCE HER
CAR WAS SWEPT OFF A FLOODED BRIDGE ON NEW YEARS EVE….

CARTER’S  VEHICLE WAS LOCATED THE NEXT DAY…..AND  SHE WAS FOUND ABOUT FIVE MLES DOWN STREET AS CIVILIAN  VOLUNTEERS WERE
SEARCHING THE AREA OF   EAST FORK CREEK AND BARREN RIVER……



GLASGOW-FATAL
01/07/19

AN ACCIDENT ON VETERANS OUTER LOOP IN GLASGOW FRIDAY  CLAIMED A LIFE….
GLASGOW POLICE SAY THE COLLISON INVOLVED A  TWENTY-10  G-M-C TRUCK  DRIVEN BY  JACOB MONTGOMERY OF GLASGOW  .AND A MOPED
OPERATED BY JOSPEH RAMEY OF GLASOGW……

MONTGOMERY WASN’T INJURED…..
RAMEY WAS TAKEN TO T-J SAMSON HOSPITAL…..AND A PASSENGER ON HIS MOPED……CASSIE  BLANKENSHIP OF GLASGOW WAS FLOWN TO
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL WHERE SHE LATER DIED…..



FATAL-LEXINGTON
01/07/18

EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING…..A SUSPECTED DRUNKEN DRIVER HEADING THE WRONG WAY   ON  I-75  IN LEXINGTON…..STRUCK A VEHICLE
CARRYING FIVE FAMILY MEMBERS FROM MICHIGAN……KILLING ALL SIX INDIVIDUALS….

THE FAMILY WAS RETURNING FROM VACATION IN FLORIDA….AND THE PICKUP DRIVER WAS FROM GEORGETOWN……



SPORTS
01/07/19

THE PATRIOTS  WILL BE AT HOME TONIGHT TO TAKE ON  WARREN CENTRAL IN THE……TWO-A  SECTONAL-QUARTERFINALS…..

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


THE PREDATORS ARE IN TORONTO TO TAKE ON THE MAPLE LEAFS…..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
01/04/19

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY  CENTER FOR STATSTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  FELL FROM THREE-POINT-NINE
PERCENT IN OCTOBER TO THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT  IN NOVEMBER…..AND THIS NOVEMBER’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO BELOW  THE THREE-
POINT-FIVE PERCENT RECORDED IN NOVEMBER  OF LAST YEAR…..

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

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE TWO-THOUSAND…..ALL 120 COUNTIES  IN THE COMMONWEALTH HAVE SINGLE DIGIT UNEMPLOYMENT  .AS  RATES FELL IN
107 COUNTIES……ROSE IN NINE….AND STAYED THE SAME IN FOUR…..
WOODFORD COUNTY  HAD THE LOWEST  JOBLESS  RATE  AT TWO-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORED THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   NINE-POINT-NINE PERCENT……



GAS PRICES
01/04/18

THE START OF THE NEW YEAR FINDS GAS PRICES IN THE COMMONWEALTH THE LOWEST THEY’VE  BEEN SINCE TWENTY-16…..
AS THE AVERAGE PRICE FOR REGULAS GAS  IS ONE-DOLLAR AND 99-CENTS A GALLON…..WHICH IS LESS THAN THE NATIONAL AVERAGE OF TWO-
DOLLARS AND 25-CENTS….

THIS WEEK’S  AVERAGE PRICE IS ALSO BELOW THE TWO-DOLLARS  AND FIVE-CENTS  A GALLON LAST  WEEK……AND IS  WELL  BELOW THE TWO-
DOLLARS AND 41-CENTS A GALLON THIS TIME LAST YEAR……

AND ACCORDING TO THE  TRIPLE  “A”……EAST-CENTRAL  GAS PRICE REPORT…..THE AVERAGE PRICE FOR GAS IN WEST-CENTRAL KENTUCKY IS
EVEN LOWER AT ONE-DOLLAR AND  95-CENTS A GALLON…..
WHICH  SIX-CENTS LESS THAN THE TWO-DOLLARS AND ONE-CENT A GALLON LAST WEEK….
AND IS ALSO WELL BELOW THE TWO-DOLLARS AND 37-CENTS A GALLON THIS TIME LAST YEAR……



SEARCH CONTINUES
01/04/18

THE SEARCH CONTINUES IN MONROE COUNTY FOR A MISSING TEEN WHO’S  CAR WAS SWEPT AWAY BY FLOOD WATERS MONDAY….

19 YEAR OLD LEAH CARTER CALLED  NINE-ONE-ONE MONDAY NIGHT AND TOLD DISPATCHERS SHE’D TRIED TO CROSS A FLOOD BRIDGE AND HER
CAR STALLED AND WAS BE SWEPT AWAY….

CARTER’S VEHICLE  WAS FOUND  TUESDAY MORNING ABOUT  500-YARDS DOWNSTREAM FROM THE BRIDGE……BUT CARTER STILL HASN’T BEEN
LOCATED……



SPORTS
01/04/19

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS RETURN TO ACTION AS THEY TRAVEL TO MONROE COUNTY…..
DO MAKE NOTE THAT THE PATRIOTS WILL PLAY THE FIRST GAME  TONIGHT AND THE LADY PATRIOTS PLAY THE SECOND…..

TIP OFF FOR THE BOYS GAME IS SIX……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP TO TOMPKINSVILLE…….KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON
SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK…….AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOOON…….


THE PREDATORS ARE IN DETROIT TO TAKE ON THE RED WINGS…..







E-CIGARETTE POLL
01/03/18

A NEW  POLL….FINDS  73-PERCENT OF KENTUCKIANS SUPPORT ADDING A STATE EXCISE TAX ON  E-CIGARETTES…..WHICH ARE SUBJECT ONLY TO
SALES TAXES IN  THE COMMONWEALTH……WHILE TRADITIONAL CIGARETTES AND OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCTS INCUR BOTH SALES AND EXCISE
TAXES…..

THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SUPPORT WAS FROM REPUBLICANS AT 77-PERCENT….AND FROM THE 10-COUNTY NORTHERN KENTUCKY AREA  AT  79-
PERCENT…..76-PERCENT OF MEN WERE MORE SUPPORTIVE OF THE TAX THAN WOMEN AT 70-PERCENT….. AND 37-PERCENT OF THOSE WHO HAD
TRIED E-CIGARETTES SAID THEY WOULD SUPPORT THE TAX…..
SUPPORT WAS ALSO STRONGEST AMONG VOTERS AGES 50 TO 64 AT 79-PERCENT….. FOLLOWED BY THOSE 65 AND OLDER AT 76-PERCENT…..AND
75-PERCENT FOR VOTERS AGES 35 TO 49……..

E-CIGARETTE SALES INCREASED 132-PERCENT FROM   TWENTY-12 TO TWENTY-16……AND IN THE LAST YEAR  E-CIGARETTE USE BALLOONED 78-
PERCENT AMONG HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS….AND FIVE-PERCENT OF  MIDDLE SCHOLERS ALSO USED E-CIGARETTES LAST YEAR….A JUMP  OF 48-
PERCENT…….



ANOTHER BARGE SINKS
01/03/18
06:05AM

A SEVENTH  BARGE HAS SUNK IN THE OHIO RIVER….A WEEK AFTER A TUGBOAT PUSHING 15-BARGES  HIT THE SECOND STREET BRIDGE IN
LOUISVILLE….

OF THE 15 BARGES THAT WERE LOADED WITH COAL…..SIX WERE RECOVERD…. SEVEN SANK…..AND TWO ARE STILL FLOATING  BUT PINNED AGAINST  
THE MCALPINE  DAM…….





THIRD BARREN MURDER ARREST
01/03/18

A THIRD PERSON HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN THE MURDER OF 22 YEAR OLD KESHAWN SARVER OF CAVE CITY LAST FRIDAY….

YESTERDAY…..NASHVILLE METRO POLCIE  ARRESTED   22 YEAR OLD DEVONJA SWEAT OF NASHVILLE ON A BARREN COUNTY WARRANT CHARGING
ONE COUNT OF MURDER……

SWEAT WAS LODGED IN THE NASHVILLE METRO DETENTION CENTER….AWAITING AXTRADITION TO BARREN COUNTY……



MISSING TEEN
01/03/18

THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A MISSING TEEN….

17 YEAR OLD ZACHARIAH CUNNINGHAM WALKED AWAY FROM HIS FOSTER HOME EARLY IN THE MORNING ON DECEMBER 27TH…..

CUNNINGHAM  IS SIX FEET TALL….WEIGHS 195 POUNDS….WITH BLONDE HAIR AND BLUE EYES….AND  HAS A BROKEN ARM IN A SLING…..

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF ZACHARIAH CUNNINGHAM IS ASKED TO CONTACT THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S
DEPARTMENT AT TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SIX-FIVE-ONE-51-51…….



SPORTS
01/03/19

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS PLAY AT MONROE COUNTY…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY  TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY…..







2018 BUSINESS INVESTMENT
01/02/19

TWENTY-18 WAS THE SECOND-BEST FOR PLANNED BUSINESS INVESTMENT IN KENTUCKY…..ACCORDING TO FIGURES RELEASED BY THE BEVIN
ADMINISTRATION….. AS COMPANIES PLEDGED  JUST OVER  FIVE-BILLION DOLLARS IN EXPANSIONS AND NEW FACILITY LOCATIONS IN THE
COMONWEALTH…..
AND  FROM THOSE INVESTMENTS…..SPANNING 374 INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS….. BUSINESSES PLAN TO CREATE MORE THAN 14-THOUSAND-500  FULL-
TIME JOBS…..

KENTUCKY’S HIGHEST-EVER INVESMENT  PERFORMANCE WAS IN TWENTY-17…..WITH MORE THAN NINE-BILLION DOLLARS IN CORPORTE PROJECTS
ANNOUNCED…..

RURAL COUNTIES ATTRACTED 205 OF THE 374 PRIVATE-SECTOR PROJECTS ANNOUNCED LAST YEAR…..WHILE 169 WENT TO THE 10 MOST
POPULATED COUNTIES……
URBAN COUNTIES WILL CLAIM    NEARLY  78-HUNDRED OF THE NEW JOBS…..AND RURAL ACCOUT   FOR MORE THAN   67-HUNDRED……



MURDER ARRESTS
01/02/19

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED TWO INDIVIDUALS…..INCLUDING AN ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENT…..INCONNECTION WITH THE SHOOTING DEATH OF 22
YEAR OLD KESHAEN SARVER WHO WAS FOUND DEAD IN HIS CAVE CITY APARTMENT FRIDAY…..

23 YEAR OLD INELL CRAYTON OF BOWLING GREEN IS  CHARGED WITH MURDER….. BURGLARY…..AND TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE…..
AND 22 YEAR OLD KAYLA ANDERSON OF SCOTTSIVLLE…..IS CHARGED WITH TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE…….



SEARCH CONTINUES
01/02/19

THE SEARCH CONTINUES FOR A MISSING MONROE CUNTY WOMAN WHO WAS SWEPT AWAY IN FLOOD WATERS MONDAY NIGHT….

STATE POLCIE WAY 19 YEAR OLD LEAH CARTER CALL AUTHORITIES AFTER HER CAR WAS SWEPT WAY WHILE TRYING TO CROSS A FLOODED BRIDGE
ON   LYONS  ROAD…..

EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING…..CARTER’S VEHCILE WAS LOCATED ABOUT 500 YARDS FROM THE BRIDGE……AND IT WAS UNOCCUPIED……



SPORTS
01/02/19

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……

THE PREDATORS SHUT OUT THE FLYERS FOUR TO NOTHING…..

AND AT THE CITRUS BOWL…..
KENTUCKY DEFEATED PENN STATE  27 TO 24……







HOLIDAY TRAVEL
12/31/18

MANY INDIVIDUALS WILL BE ATTENDING NEW YEARS EVE FUNCTIONS TONIGHT AND THEN MAKE THE TRIP BACK HOME TOMORROW…..
AS TRIPLE “A”  SAYS  MORE THAN ONE-THIRD OF AMERICANS  ARE TRAVELING DURING THIS LONG HOLIDAY PERIOD….…..
THE RECORD 113-MILLON TRAVELERS REPRESENT A   FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT INCREASE OVER LAST YEAR…...THE MOST ON RECORD…..

THE OFFICIAL HOLIDAY TRAVEL PERIOD  ENDS AT   MIDNIGHT TOMORROW……



SINGING
12/31/18

AND THE ANNUAL ALLEN COUNTY SINGING CONVENTION’S……NEW YEARS EVE SING…..WILL BE TONIGHT FROM SEVEN TO 10…..AT SCOTTSILLE
BAPTIST CHURCH……

AND YOU CAN HEAR THE SINGING ON 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..AND SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK…..STARTING AT SEVEN……



CAUTHEN
12/31/18

40 YEAR OLD CHRISTINA CAROL SETTLE CAHTHEN OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED SATURDAY AT T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN THE HARRISON FAMILY CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; DUSTY CAUTHEN….AND A  SON; KADEN OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..HE MOTHER; CAROLYN MURLEY OF FOUNTAIN
FUN…..HER FATHER;  ROBERT SETTLE OF AUSTIN…..TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; TINA AND JOHNNY TOOLEY OF TOMPKINSVILLE AND KELLY
SETTLE OF AUSTIN…..TWO BROTHERS; ROBERT AND JACOB SETTLE OF AUSTIN… HER FATHER-IN-LAW AND MOTHER-IN-LAW; MICHAEL AND VALERA
CAUTHEN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND HER GRANDMOTHER; HAZEL MURLEY OF BURKSVILLE…….…



SPORTS
12/31/18

THE PREDATORS ARE IN WASHINGTON TO TAKE ON THE CAPITALS…..


GLASGOW NATIVE…..WHITNEY WADE YOUNG….HAS BEEN NAMED THE NEW HEAD WOMEN’S GOLF COACH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE….
EFFECTIVE JULY FIRST…..YOUNG REPLACES COURTNEY TRIMBLE WHO’S RETIRING  JUNE 30TH……

ONE OF THE MOST DECORATED GOLFERS FROM KENTUCKY AND THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE…..
YOUNG CAME TO LOUISVILLE IN TWENTY-17…..AFTER  FOUR SEASONS AT GEORGIA…..







WATER DISTRICT TAKE OVER
12/28/18

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IS CALLING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A RECEIVER OR INDEPENDENT SUPERVISOR TO ENSURE NEARLY   
EIGHT-MILLION DOLLARS IN CURRENT STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDED PROJECTS….TO IMPROVE THE MARTIN COUNTY WATER SYSTEM…..ARE
COMPLETED  AND NOT MISHANDLED BY THE WATER DISTRICT….

CUSTOMERS IN MARTIN COUTY HAVE GONE WITHOUT RUNNING WATER FOR DAY… AND OTHER CUSTOMERS SAY THE WATER OFTEN COMES OUT OF
THE TAP DIRTY AND DISCOLORED….

BESHEAR’S DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS HAS AN ONGOING INVESTIGATION INTO FINANCIAL MISMANAGEMENT CLAIMS….
AND HIS OFFICE OF RATE INTERVENTON SAYS NUMEROUS IMPROVEMENT GUIDELINES HAVE BEEN ALMOST COMPLETELY IGNORED BY THE WATER
DISTRICT SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-TWO……



NEW DRIVERS LICENSE
12/28/18

STARTING IN JANUARY…..THE COMMONWEALTH  WILL  BEGIN SWITCHING  FROM A FOUR-YEAR TO AN  EIGHT-YEAR DRIVERS LICENSE TO CONFORM
WITH THE FEDERAL……REAL I-D…..

AND THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET HAS AN ON-LINE  INTERACTIVE TOOL AT……DRIVE-DOT-GOV…..TO HELP RESIDENTS DETERMINE
WHAT DOCUMENTS THEY WILL NEED TO OBTAIN THEIR NEW LICENSE……
WITH THE CHANGE……KENTUCKY WILL HAVE TWO DRIVER’S LICENSES….ONE THAT QUALIFIES FOR DOMESTIC AIR TRAVEL  AND ONE THAT DOESN’
T….

THE U-S  DEPARTMENT  OF HOMELAND SECURITY WILL BEGIN ENFORCEMENT OF….. REAL I-D….IN KENTUCKY IN 20-20…….BUT THE COMMONWEALTH
WILL BEGIN A PHASED IN ROLL-OUT OF THE NEW LICENSES IN JANUARY AND IT WILL CONCLUDE IN THE SPRING……



FISCAL COURT
12/28/18

THERE WAS A LARGE CROWD ON HAND LAST NIGHT AS ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO SCOTTSVILLE FIRE STATION NUMBER TWO TO HOLD
THEIR FINAL MEETING OF THE YEAR….. AS THE  COURT CONDUCTED MOSTLY ROUTINE BUSINESS…..
SHERIFF JEFF INFORMED THE COURT THAT A RESIDENT  IS DONATING A “DRONE” TO THE DEPARTMENT…..
LAST NIGHTS MEETING WAS THE FINAL ONE FOR JUDGE EXECUTIVE JOHNNY HOBDY……

AND TONY WOLFE WAS ELECTED  “ACTING DEPUTY JUDGE”   AND HE WILL FILL THAT POSITION UNTIL THE JANUARY EIGHTH MEETING……





SPORTS
12/28/18

IN OPENING ROUND ACTION AT THE SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/ HALTON CLASSIC LAST NIGHT…..THE PATRIOTS DEFEATED SAYRE  61 TO 50….

AND THE LADY PATRIOTS DOWNED NELSON  COUNTY 76 TO 59……



THE SOUTH CENTRAL BANK1-HALTON CLASSIC CONTINUES TODAY.....

IN BOYS  ACTION AT THE SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC…..
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  TANGLES WITH HENDERSON COUNTY AT 11……
TODD COUNTY CENTRAL TAKES ON SAYRE AT 12-45……
AND OWENSBORO CATHOLIC PLAYS GREENWOOD AT SIX…..

GIRLS GAMES HAVE…..
NELSON COUNTY BATTLING HOLMES AT TWO-30…….

THE  LADY PATRIOTS PLAY   LOGAN COUNTY AT FOUR-15…..
AND THE PATRIOTS TAKE ON DAVIESS COUNTY AT  SEVEN-45……..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50…… WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AROUND  
FOUR-15 THIS AFTERNOON……







GRIMES GIVES BIRTH
12/27/18

SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES GAVE BIRTH TO HER SON….. CRAWFORD “FORD” CASE GRIMES…..YESTERDAY MORNING…….

GRIMES BECOMES THE SECOND CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICER TO HAVE A BABY WHILE IN OFFICE…..AS TREASURER ALLISON BALL GAVE BIRTH TO A SON
EARLIER THIS YEAR…..



NEW YEARS CLOSINGS
12/27/18

HERE ARE YOUR NEW YEARS CLOSINGS…..
COUNTY CLERK AND CIRCUIT CLERK OFFICES CLOSED SATURDAY, MONDAY AND TUESDAY…..
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY…..
TRANSFER STATION, ANIMAL SHELTER AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY…..MONDAY’S TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP WEDNESDAY THE SECOND AND TUESDAY’S TRASH
WILL BE COLLECTED THURSDAY THE THIRD……..
ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE OPERN SATURDAY FROM EIGHT UNTIL 12NOON….MONDAY FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30….AND CLOSED
TUESDAY…..
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED TUESDAY……
FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST  OFFICE CLOSED TUESDAY AND THERE  WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY…..
THE CORE OPEN MONDAY FROM  FIVE-30 TO FOUR-30….AND TUESDAY FROM EIGHT TO FOUR-30……  





SPORTS
12/27/18

THE SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC BEGINS TODAY AT ALLEN COUNTY SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WITH EIGHT BOYS’ TEAMS AND FOUR
GIRLS’  TEAMS COMPETING…..
IN THE BOYS TOURNAMENT…..
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TAKES ON OWENSBORO CATHLIC AT 11…..
THEN GREENWOOD TANGLES WITH HENDERSON COUNTY  AT 12-45…..
AND TODD COUNTY CENTREAL GOES AGAINST  DAVIESS COUNTY AT TWO-30…….

IN THE GIRLS TOURNAMENT
HOLMES PLAYS LOGAN COUNTY  AT FOUR-15…..

THE PATRIOTS BEGIN PLAY TONIGHT AT SIX AS THEY GO  AGAINST  THE LEXINGTON SAYRE SPARTANS……
THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS GAKE ON NELSON COUNTY  AT SEVEN-45……
AND KYLEE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE    AC/S GAMES ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……







NEW SCHOLARSHIP
12/26/18

THE SOUTH CENTRAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD WILL BE OFFERING A NEW SCHOLARHIP PROGRAM  STARTING IN JANUARY….

“HIRED”    WILL FOCUS NOT ONLY ON RAISING REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT LEVELS…..BUT ALSO ENHANCING EMPLOYABILITY SKILL-SETS
AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS……

FOLLOWING THE SUCCESS OF AN INITIAL PROJECT PILOTED BY  WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..THE  BOARD’S PROGRAM WILL BE UNIQUE BY
OFFERING SCHOLARSHIPS TO MULTIPLE SCHOOLS…….BEGINNING  WITH   W-K-U AND THE SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL
COLLEGE……

WHEN THE “HIRED”  PROGRAM BEGINS IN JANUARY……INITIAL PARTICIPATION WILL BE LIMITED TO FALL TWENTY-18….W-K-U LEARN AND EARN
SCHOLARSHOP RECIPIENTS….ALLOWING THEM A SEAMLESS TRANSITION TO  “HIRED”…..
APPLICATIONS FOR ALL OTHER STUDENTS  ARE EXPECTED TO OPEN IN MID-SPRING TWENTY-19…….



PEARSON
12.24/18
06:05AM

79 YEAR OLD WILLARD PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO  
TOMORROW AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL OME….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; FAYE MILLER PEARSON……THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; MATTHEW PEAROSN AND KAREN ORTOLAN OF UTAH,
KEITH AND RACHELLE PEARSON OF WASHINGTON AND JOSHUA PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER; KELLEY PEARSON OF ARIZONA….A
BROTHER; KENNETH OF PEEWEE VALLEY…..AND FOUR SISTERS; DOROTHY PEARSON OF BOWLING GREEN AND MARY SLEDGE, ROMONA
ARTERBURN AND MALINDA STINSON ALL OF SCOTSVILLE…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…...





SEALEY
12/26/18
6:05 AM

75 YEAR OLD JUDSON ROY SEALEY  JUNIOR DIED SATURDAY  AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY… FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY
MORNING AT 11 AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL AT A LATER DATE…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT  
T-W  CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME AND AFTER 10 FRIDAY MORNING AT SCOTTSVILLE  BAPTIST CHURCH…… MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE
TO SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; CAROL SEALEY…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BRIAN OF ARIZONA AND ROGER AND VICKI OF WEST VIRGINIA…..
AND TWO BROTHERS; DENZIL AND DAVID…..A GRANDDAUGHTER ALSO SURVIVES….. …




SPORTS
12/26/18


THE ANNUAL SOUTH CENTRAL BANK/HALTON CLASSIC BEGINS TOMORROW AT ALLEN COUNTY SCOTTSILLE HIGH SCHOOL….WITH EIGHT BOYS
TEAMS  AND FOUR GIRLS TEAMS COMPETING…..

BOYS PLAY BEGINS TOMORROW MORNING   AT 11…WITH THE  PATRIOTS PLAY AT SIX TOMORROW NIGHT…..

AND THE FOUR GIRLS  ROUND-ROBIN MATCH-UPS START AT FOUR-15 TOMORROW AFTERNOON……WITH THE LADY PATRIOTS PLAYING AT  SEVEN-45  
TOMORROW NIGHT……

THE TOURNAMENT RUNS THRU SATURDAY NIGHT…..







MAMMOTH CAVE PARTIALLY OPEN
12/24/18

AS THE PARTIAL FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN CONTINUES…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK REMAINS PARTIALLY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC……
HOWEVER….. EMERGENCY AND RESCUE SERVICES ARE LIMITED…..THERE ARE ALSO NO CAVE TOURS AND NO ACCESS TO THE CAVE……..AND
PICNIC AREAS…. RESTROOMS….AND OTHER SERVICES THAT REQUIRE STAFFING ARE NOT OPERATING……

SOME AREAS AT ABRAHAM LINCOLN BIRTHPLACE NATIONAL PARK  IN HODGENGILLE ARE ACCESSALE…..

AND SERVICES AT DANIEL BOONE NATONAL FOREST AND BIG  SOUTH FORK NATIONAL RIVER AND RECREATON AREA  ARE CLOSED…..BUT VISITORS
CAN STILL ENTER THE GROUNDS



RULING OVERTURNED
12/24/18

A KENTUCKY APPEALS COURT HAS OVERTURNED ONE OF THE LARGEST JUDGEMENTS IN KENTUCKY HISTORY……BY RULING AN ONLINE POKER
COMPANY DOESN’T HAVE TO PAY THE COMMONWEALTH 870-MILLION  DOLLARS PLUS INTEREST….

IN TWENTY-10……THE JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY CABINET  SUED THE COMPANY THAT OWNS  “POKER STARS”…..ARGUING 34-THOUSAND PEOPLE
HAD LOST 240-MILLIION DOLLARS  IN ILLEGAL WAGERS ON THE WEBSITE……IN TWENTY-15  A STATE JUDGE RULED THE COMPANY HAD TO PAY THE
MONEY BACK….THREE TIMES WITH INTEREST…..

THEN FRIDAY……A THREE JUDGE PANEL ON THE KENTUCKY COURT OF APPEALS OVERTURNED THAT  JUDGEMENT SAYING KENTUCKY
GOVERNMENT DOESN’T HAVE THE RIGHT TO SUE TO RECOVER THE MONEY……

ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS SAY THEY WILL APPEAL TO THE KENTUCKY SUPREME



CUNNINGHAM
12/24/18

102 ORA EARIS “DEE” CUNNINGHAM OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARENS….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL  HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW’ B-G AND DEAN AND RONNIE AND RUTH ANN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A DAUGHTER AND
SON-IN-LAW; BETTY AND MORRIS DOUGHLAS OF ALVATON……10 GRANDCHILDREN, 21 GRAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND 12 GREAT-GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



PEARSON
12.24/18

79 YEAR OLD WILLARD PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
TWO THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL OME….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; FAYE MILLER PEARSON……THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; MATTHEW PEARSON  AND KAREN ORTOLAN OF
UTAH, KEITH AND RACHELLE PEARSON OF WASHINGTON AND JOSHUA PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER; KELLEY PEARSON OF ARIZONA….
A BROTHER; KENNETH OF PEEWEE VALLEY…..AND FOUR SISTERS; DOROTHY PEARSON OF BOWLING GREEN AND MARY SLEDGE, ROMONA
ARTERBURN AND MALINDA STINSON ALL OF SCOTSVILLE…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…...



SPORTS
12/24/18

A RECORD 107-THOUSAND DEER WERE TAKEN OVER KENTUCKY’S 16-DAY MODERN GUN SEASON…..TOPPING THE OLD RECORD SET IN  TWENT-15  
BY ALMOST               14-HUNDRED DEER…..

WILDLIFE OFFICIALS HAD ANTICIPATED AN INCREASE IN THE HARVES THIS SEASON……AFTER SEVERAL CHANGES WERE MADE IN DEER
REGULATIONS….. INCLUDING INCREASED THE MODERN GUN SEASON TO 16-DAYS……







CHRISTMAS CLOSINGS
12/21/18

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY……

COUNTY CLERK, CIRCUIT CLERK AND SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW, MONDAY AND TUESDAY……
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY…..
TRANSFER STATION, ANIMAL SHELTER, HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY…..MONDAY’S TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP WEDNESDAY THE 26TH AND TUESDAY TRASH WILL
BE COLLECTED THURSDAY THE 27TH……
CORE CLOSSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY
FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED TUESDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……



GRAVES
12/21/18

70 YEAR OLD VIRGINIA CATHERINE STINSON GRAVES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES  WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WALKER’S CHAPEL CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER ONE TOMORRWO (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BARRY AND KARRIE OF THE MT. UNION COMMUNITY AND DANIEL AND SHENA OF
SCOTTSVILLE……TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; TAMMY AND CHARLES WORKMAN OF TENNESSEE AND RHONDA DENNIS OF
SCOTTSVILLE……HER MOTHER; CATHRYN LONG STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; LARRY AND VELMA STINSON
AND JERRY AND DEBBIE STINSON…..AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;  SHENNA AND OWEN MINIX   ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……NINE
GRANDCHILDREN  AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/21/18

THE PATRIOTS CONTINUE PLAY IN THE DERBY CLASSIC AS THEY TANGLE WITH RACELAND…..

AND  AT THE P-B-I/DANNIS ANNIS CLASSIC…..
THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON OHIO COUNTY……


THE LADY PATRIOTS  WERE IN OHIO COUNTY LAST NIGHT….TO TAKE ON HANCOCK COUNTY…..AND THEY CAME WITH A   55-41 WIN…..


AND AT THE DERBY CLASSIC……THE PATRIOTS DEFEATED FAIRDALE  68 TO 44……




HOME FOR  THE HOLIDAYS
12/20/18

DUE TO THE WEATHER, TONIGHT'S "HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS" THAT WAS TO HAVE BEEN HELD ON THE sQUARE HAS BEEN CANCELED.



KYTC SCHOLARSHIPS
12/20/18

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATON CABINET WILL AWARD UP TO 30 NEW SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE TWENTY-18-19 SCHOOL YEAR…..FOR
PROSPECTIVE AND CURRENT COLLEGE STUDENTS PURSING CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHONOLOGY DEGREES……

AS-MANY-AS  20 COMPETITIVE  CIVIL ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTEND  THE UNVIVERSITY  OF
KENTUCKY….. UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE…..KENTUCKY STATE….AND WESTERN…..
FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORES WILL RECEIVE  62-HUNDRED DOLLARS  PER SEMESTER……WHILE JUNIORS AND SENIORS WILL RECEIVE 66-
HUNDRD DOLLARS….. THE APPLICATION  DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY FIRST…..AND STUDENTS AGREE TO WORK FOR THE TRANSPORTATION CABINET
ONE YEAR FOR EACH OF SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE……

IN ADDITION ….K-Y-T-C  AND THE KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM HAVE DEVELOPED AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN
CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY THAT WILL BE OFFERED AT THE BLUGRASS AND BIG SANDY CAMPUSES……



KENTUCKY SURVIVOR
12/20/18

KENTUCKY NATIVE….NICK WILSON….WAS CROWNED THE WINNER OF THE 37TH SEASON OF “SURVIVOR” LAST NIGHT AND TOOK HOME ONE-MILLION
DOLLARS….

WILSON IS A  PUBLIC DEFENDER  FROM WILLIAMSBURG .AND A TWENTY-13 GRADUATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY……



KYTC SCHOLARSHIPS
12/20/18

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATON CABINET WILL AWARD UP TO 30 NEW SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE TWENTY-18-19 SCHOOL YEAR…..FOR
PROSPECTIVE AND CURRENT COLLEGE STUDENTS PURSING CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHONOLOGY DEGREES……

AS-MANY-AS  20 COMPETITIVE  CIVIL ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTEND  THE UNVIVERSITY  OF
KENTUCKY….. UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE…..KENTUCKY STATE….AND WESTERN…..
FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORES WILL RECEIVE  62-HUNDRED DOLLARS  PER SEMESTER……WHILE JUNIORS AND SENIORS WILL RECEIVE 66-
HUNDRD DOLLARS….. THE APPLICATION  DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY FIRST…..AND STUDENTS AGREE TO WORK FOR THE TRANSPORTATION CABINET
ONE YEAR FOR EACH OF SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE……

IN ADDITION ….K-Y-T-C  AND THE KENTUCKY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM HAVE DEVELOPED AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN
CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY THAT WILL BE OFFERED AT THE BLUGRASS AND BIG SANDY CAMPUSES……





HOME
12/20/18

THE HEART OF SCOTTSVILLE’S NEXT…..HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS TONIGHT FROM SIX TO EIGHT….AGAIN THERE WILL BE A LIVE NATIVITY…..CARRIAGE
RIDES…..BUSINESS’ OPNE WITH SPECIALS…..AND THE FARMERS MARET SET UP INSIDE THE LYRIC……IN ADDITION….TONIGHT WILL ALSO FEATURE
THE “UPSTAIRS-DOWNSTAIRS TOUR”…….



MCQUEEN
12/19/18

75 YEAR OLD RUBY MCQUEEN DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT
THREE AT ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…… VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE SATURDAY AFTERNOON  AT T-W  CROW AND SON FUNERAL  
HOME….

SHE IS SURVIED BY HER HUSBAND;  JEFF MCQUEEN….ONE DAUGHTER;  DIANE MILLS….AND  TWO SONS;  JOHN AND JUNIOR COX  ALL OF PIKEVILLE….
THREE SISTERS;  GERTUDE, SUE, AND MABLE…AND SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
12/20/18

THE LADY PATRIOTS WERE ON THE ROAD TO OHIO COUNTY LAST NIGHT….TO BEGIN PLAY IN THE P-B-I/DANNY  ANNIS CLASSIC….AND THEY DEFEATED
TRINITY WHITESVILLE 57 TO 46……



THE PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO RACELAND TO TAKE ON FAIRVIEW IN THE DERBY CLASSIC……

AND THE LADY PATRIOTS CONTINUE PLAY IN THE P-B-I/DANNY  ANNIS CLASSIC AT OHIO COUNTY…..AS THE BATTLE HANCOCK COUNTY…..

TIP OFF IS FIVE-30……AND IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP……KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50……WLCK……AND
99-POINT-THREE….WVLE…..STARTING AT FIVE-20 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO PHILADELPHIA…..







SMALL CLAIM E-FILE
12/18/18

KENTUCKY’S  ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS HAS MADE IT EASIER FOR PEOPLE   REPRESENTING THEMSELVES WHEN FILING  SMALL
CLAIMS CASES…..

UNTIL NOW…..INDIVIDUALS WOULD HAVE TO GO TO THE   COUNTY COURTHOUSE TO FILE DOCUMENTS…..BUT NOW THEY CAN E-FILE THEM ON
LINE….

TO BEGIN FILING FOR SMALL CLAIMS……USERS MUST REGISER AS A “FIRST-TIME” USER….DURING REGISTRATION…..USERS WILL BE ASKED TO
SPECIFY AN ACCOUNT TYPE  AND SHOULD SELECT  “SEL REPRESENTED LITIGANT”  FROM THE DROP-DOWN MENUE……

FOR ASSISSTANCE WITH  E-FILING AND INFORMATION ABOUT HANDLING SMALL CLAIMS…….VISIT “E-COURTS  HELP” AND USE THE TAB TITLED  “SELF-
REPRESENTED LITIGANTS”…….



SENTENCING HEARING
12/18/18

FEDERAL PROSECUTORS ARE SEEKING A NEW SENTENCING HEARING  FOR THE MAN WHO ATTACKED SENATOR RAND PAUL WHILE DOING YARD
WORK AT HIS HOME….

PROSECUTOR SAY PAUL SUFFERED MONTHS OF CHRONIC PAIN….AND THE 30-DAY SENTENCE  RENE BOUCHER SERVED WAS UNREASONABLE FOR
SUCH AN ASSAULT…….NOTIG SENTENCING GUIDELINES OUTLINE  21 TO 27 MONTHS IN PRISON…….

BOUCHER’S  ATTORNEY   SAYS IF THE VICTIM WERE ANYONE OTHER THAN  SENATOR……THE SENTENCE WOULD BE THE SAME AS WHAT BOUCHER
RECEIVED……



SPORTS
12/18/18

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY AND VARSITY TEAMS PLAY AT TODD COUNTY CENTRAL……
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……WVLE……STARTING AT SEVEN…….……


THE PREDATORS ARE IN CHICAGO TO TAKE ON THE BLACKHAWKS….







HEMP PRODUCTION
12/17/18

WITH  THE PASSAGE OF THE NEW FARM BILL…..WHICH LEGALIZES HEMP PRODUCTION….A HEMP PROCESSOR IN THE COMMONWEAL IS  EXANDING
ITS OPERATON   WITH THE CONSCTUCTION  OF A 40-MILLION DOLLAR PLANT  IN MAYFIELD….WHICH WILL CREATE   80-NEW JOBS….

WINCHESTER BASED…..GENCANNA GLOBAL…..IS ALSO LOOKING TO CONTRACT WITH DOZENS MORE FARMERS NEXT YEAR TO RAMP UP IT HEMP
SUPPLY……AS THIS YEAR  67-HUNDRED ACRES OF HEMP…..WITH A VALUE OF 17-MILLION DOLLARS….WERE PLANTED….

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE…..OVER ONE-THOUSAND FARMERS HAVE APPLIED TO GROW HEMP IN TWENTY-19…..
WHICH IS A 400-PERCENT INCREASE FROM APPLICATONS IN THE TWENTY-18 PRODUCTION YEAR…..



WKU GRADUATION
12/17/18

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  HELD FALL GRADUATION CEREMONIES SATURDAY….

14-HUNDRED-18  DEGREES WERE CONFERRED….WHICH INCLUDED 11 DOCTORAL….. 255 MASTER’S……967 BACHELOR’S….67 ASSOCIATE
DEGREES…..AS-WELL-AS  79 UNDERGRADUATE  AND 39 GRADUATE CERTIFICATES…..

AND  R-O-T C  CADETS WERE ALSO COMMISSIONED……



TENNESSEE EARTHQUAKE
12/17/18

A SECOND EARTHQUAKE IN THREE DAYS…..HAS STRUCK IN EASTERN TENNESSEE…..

YEATERDAY’S MAGNITUDE THREE-POINT-ZERO  QUAKE….WHICH  WAS CENTERED ABOUT TWO MILES SOUTHEAST OF KNOXVILLE…..WAS  FELT IN
KENTUCKY…. GEORGIA…..AND NORTH CAROLINA….

A  FOUR-POINT-FOUR EARTHQUAKE    ON WEDNESDAY WAS CENTERED NEAR DECATOR……



SPORTS
12/17/18

THE  PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY  BASKETBALLS TEAMS   GO  TO BOWLING REEN……
THE LADY PATRIOT   FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS  PLAY AT WARREN EAST…..

AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SWIM TEAM GOES TO HARTFORD FOR THE   OHIO COUNTY MEET….


THE PREDATORS  GO TO  OTTAWA……







CORRUPTION LAWS.
12/14/18

AN INDEPENDENT SURVEY OF ANTI-CORRUPTION LAWS IN ALL 50-STATES…..AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA…..HAS RATED KENTUCKY AS HAVING
THE FOURTH-STRONGEST ETHICS LAWS IN THE COUNTRY……

THE COMMONWEALTH IS RATED AT 74-PERCENT…..CLOSE BEHIND WASHINGTON AT 78-PERCENT….AND 75-PERCEN FOR BOTH RHODE ISLAND AND
CALIFONIA……THE INDEX USES A SCALE OF ZERO TO 100….WITH 100 BEING A PERFECT SCORE……

KENTUCKY SCORED WELL BECAUSE IS HAS ETHICS COMMISSIONS IN THE LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE BRANCHES  WITH SUBPONEA AND SANCTION
POWERS…..AND COMMISSION MEMBERS WHO ARE SHIELDED   FROM REMOVAL WITHOUT CAUSE…..



PENSION LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL
12/14/18

YESERDAY……THE KENTUCKY SUPREME  COURT STRUCK DOWN A LAW…..PASSED BY THE TWENY-18 GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..THE MADE CHANGES
TO ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S WORST FUNDED PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS AND PROMPTED THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS TO PROTEST AT THE STATE
CAPITAL…..

FACING A TIGHT DEADLINE…..LAWMAKERS INTRODUCED AND PASSED THE BILL IN ONE DAY….AND A COPY OF WHICH L WASN’T AVAILABLE FOR THE
PUBLIC TO READ UNTIL THE DAY AFTER IT HAD BEEN VOTED ON….

THE BILL MOVED  ALL NEW HIRE TEACHERS TO A HYBRID  PENSION PLAN….IT ALSO RESTRICTED HOW TEACHERS USED SICK DAYS TO CALCULATE
THEIR RETIREMENT BENEFITS…..AND CHANGED HOW THE COMMONWEALTH PAYS OFF ITS PENSION DEBT…..

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RECONVENES IN JANUARY   AND IT’S UNCLEAR HOW LAWMAKERS WILL DEAL WITH THE DECISION…..



COLD CASE ARREST
12/14/18

A KENTUCKY STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION HAS LEAD  TO AN INDICTMENT  IN  A     37-YEAR OLD COLD CASE….

THE WARREN COUNTY GRAND JURY INDICTED    SAMUEL LITTLE   WITH ONE COUNT OF MURDER IN THE DEATH OF  LINDA SUE BOARDS  WHOSE
BODY WAS FOUND ON A FARM IN SMITHS GROVE IN MAY OF  19-81……

LITTLE MADE HEADLINES RECENTLY BY CLAIMING TO HAVE KILLED AROUND 90-PEOPLS OVER A 40-YEAR TIME SPAN…..



PERRY
12/14/18


79 YEAR OLD ROMAN  DIXON  PERRY-JUNIOR OF ADOLPHUS  DIED  YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL  
SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN WALKER’S CHAPLE CEMETERY…..VISITATION  BEGINS
AFTER  THREE THIS  (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; MARTHA KEEN PERRY…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; PATRICIA AND RONNIE WHITICKR OF TENNESSEE AND
MISSY AND TODD SIKES OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
12/14/18

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

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







REVENUES UP
12/13/18

THE COMMONWEALTH’S  GENERAL FUND AND ROAD FUND BOTH SAW SIZEABLE INCREASES  IN RECEIPTS IN  NOVEMBER WHEN COMPARED TO  A
YEAR AGO….

ACCORDING TO STATE BUDGET  DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON…..GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS ROSE   SEVEN-POINT-ONE PERCENT LAST MONTH WHEN
COMPARED TO NOVEMBER  TWENTY-17……AND THROUGH THE FIRST FIVE MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR…..THE GENERAL FUND HAS GROWN  FOUR-
POINT-EIGHT PERCENT……

THE OFFICIAL GENERAL FUND REVENUE ESTIMATE CALLS FOR REVENUE TO GROW THREE-POINT-THREE PERCDNT…..SO BASED ON NOVEMBER’S
RESULTS….GENERAL FUND REVENUES MUST INCREASE  TWO-POINT-THREE PERCENT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE FISCAL YEAR TO MEET THE
OFFICIAL ESTIMATE……

AND ROAD FUND RECEIPTS  IN NOVEMBER INCREASED SEVEN-POINT-FOUR  PERCENT  COMPARED TO LAST YEAR…...AS  YEAR-TO-DATE
COLLECTIONS HAVE GROWN FOUR-POINT-FIVE PERCENT  COMPARED TO LAST YEAR……



SPORTS
12/13/18

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS PLAY AT BARREN COUNTY…….

WHILE THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARSITY TEAMS  HOST BARREN COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON VANCOUVER…..







FIRE ALARMS
12/11/18

THE AMERICAN RED CROSS OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY….IS PARTNERING WITH THE LAURA TURNER DUGA FUND….TO TEST AND INSTALL
SMOKE ALARMS AND PROVIDE HOME FIRE SAFETY EDUCATION TO RESIDENTS OF ALLEN COUNTY ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY…..DECEMBER 20TH AND
21ST…..

RESIDENTS  OF ALLEN  COUNTY THAT WOULD LIKE THIS FREE SERVICE  NEED TO CALL…..TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-73-77……AND LEAVE
YOU NAME…. ADDRESS…..AND PHONE NUMBER…..THE RED CROSS WILL THEN FOLLOW-UP WITH A WINDOW OF TIME   FOR YOUR  INSTALL ON
DECEMRB 20TH OR 21ST….

IF YOU ARE UNAVAILABE ON THOSE DATES…..THE RED CROSS WILL CONTINUE TO INSTALL ALLARMS   ON A CONTIUNING BASIS  UNTIL ALL CLIENTS…..
WHO HAVE EXPRESSED A NEED…..CAN BE CONTACTED AND ALARMS INSTALLED…..



VELAZQUEZ
12/11/18

TWO YEAR OLD LYNSI DELEON VELAZQUEZ…..THE DAUGHTERS OF MARTIN DELEON AND JUANITA VELZAQUEZ OF RED BOILING SPRINGS…..DIED
SATURDAY AT MACON COUINTY HOSPITAL……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH
BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

BESIDES HER PARENTS….SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SISTERS; CATHRINE AND KEYLI DELEON…..AND TWO BROTHERS; YORBY AND CHARLY DELWON
ALL OF TENNESSEE……PATERNAL-GRANDPARENTS; MARCELMA DELEON  OF TENNESSEE AND YOLANDA VELAZQUEZ OF MEXICO…..AND MATERNAL-
GRANDPARENTS; FRANCISCO AND ELAINA VELAZQUEZ OF MEXICO……



SPORTS
12/11/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PATRIOTS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST….
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…..WVLE….STARTING AT FIVE-50 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY OTTAWA…..







DYER
12/08/18

80 YEAR OLD FRANK LEE DYER DIED THURSDAY AT SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE MONDAY MORNING AT 11 AT T.W. CROW
AND SON FUNERAL HOME… VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW (SUN) MORNING AT 10 AT THE FUNERAL HOME…

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS DAUGHTER AND SON AND LAW… LEANNE AND DON RUTHEFORD… A SON… MARK DYERS BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE… 2
GRANDCHILDREN… AND THREE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE….


JONES
12/08/18

43 YEAR OLD TREVOR JONES OF ADOLPHUS DIED THURSDAY… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD
FUNERAL HOME… VISITATION BEGINS THIS (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT THE FUNERAL HOME…

HE IS SURVIVED BY 2 DAUGHTERS… KEELY JONE AND LAUREN JONES BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE… HIS FATHER… TROY JONES OF ADOLPHUS… AND 1
BROTHER AND SISTER IN LAW… CORY AND CHANNA JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE….


MAMMOTH CAVE FIRE PLAN
12/06/18

TOMORROW THRU JANUARY SEVENTH…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK OFFICIALS ARE SEEKING PUBLIC COMMENTS ON THE PARK’S PROPOSED
FIRE MANAGEMENT PLAN…….THE PARK’S CURRENT FIRE MANAGEMENT PLAN   IS 17-YEARS OLD AND IS BEING REVISED TO ENSURE THE PROPER
AND SAFE MANAGEMENT OF FIRE IN THE PARK……

THE PARK WILL HOLD AN OPEN HOUSE  DECEMBER  13TH  AT THE TRAINING CENTER…...FROM FOUR TO SIX….FOR THE PUBLIC TO DISCUSS THE
PLAN AND PROVIDE COMMENTS ON ISSUES OR CONCERNS THEY MIGHT HAVE……

COMMENTS  CAN ALSO  BE MADE ON-LINE AT…..PARK-PLANNING-DOT-N-P-S-DOT-GOV-DOT-M-A-C-A….OR COMMENTS CAN ALSO BE MAILED TO….
MAMMOTH CAVE NATONAL   PARK…. P-O BOX SEVEN…..MAMMOTH CAVE-KENTUCKY….FOUR-TWO-TWO-FIVE-NINE



NEW GRAUATION REQUIREMENTS
12/06/18

THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF EDUCATION HAS APPROVED NEW…..MINIMUM HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS….THAT WILL BE PHASED IN
BEGINNING WITH THE GRADUATING CLASS OF TWENTY-23…..

THE NEW STANDARD WILL REQUIRE STUDENTS TO SHOW BASIC COMPETENCY IN READING AND MATH…..AND FULFILL ONE OF SEVEN…..
QUALIFIERS……DESIGNED TO HELP PREPARE THEM FOR A CAREET OR TO PURSUE A DEGREE AT A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY……

THE MATH AND READING CAN BE FULFILLED BY MEETING MINIMUM STANDARDS ON TESTS TAKEN IN THE EIGHTH OR  10TH GRADE OR BY
PRESENTING  A PORTFOLIO OF WORK DEMONSTRATING  THEY HAVE MET THE STANDARD…..
THE “QUALIFIERS INCLUDE SEVERL OPTIONS…..INCLUDING MEETING ONE OF WO BENCHMARK SCORES IN READING AND MATH ON COLLEGE
ENTRANCE OR PLACEMENT EXAMS…..



SOLDIERS RETURN
12/06/18

JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS…..MORE THAN 200-SOLDIERS ARE RETURNING TO FORT CAMPBELL OVER THE  NEXT  TWO WEEKS….

ONE WELCOME BACK CEREMONY WILL BE TODAY AND ANOTHER  WILL BE HELD NEXT WEEK….

THEY HAVE BEEN ON A NINE-MONTH DEPLOYMENT TO AFGHANISTAN……



SPORTS
12/06/18

THE PATRIOTS AND LADY PARIOTS AE AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD…..

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


THE  TITANS HOST THE JAGUARS……

THE PREDATORS  ARE ON THE ROAD  TO   VANCOUVER…..







KENTUCKIANS FAVOR TERM LIMITS
12/05/18

A NEW POLL SHOWS THAT KENTUCKY RESIDENTS RESOUNDINGLY AGREE THAT IT’S TIME FOR TERM LIMITS ON CONGRESS…….AS THE SURVEY  
FOUND THAT 84-PERCENT OF THOSE POLLED SUPPORT AND AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION LIMITING THE NUMBER OF TERMS SENATORS AND
REPRESENTATIVES MAY SERVE  IN THE   “U-S” CONGESS…..

THE POLLSERS ALSO FOUND THAT SUPPORT FOR TERM LIMITS IS BROAD AND INTENSE ACROSS ALL POLITICAL….GEOGRAPHIC…..AND
DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS…. AS 83-PERCENT OF THOSE   POLLED WANT THEIR STATE REPRESENTATIVE AND STATE SENATOR  TO VOTE IN FAVOR OF
AN AMENDMENT PLACING TERM LIMITS ON MEMBORS OF CONGRESS……



GIVING TUESDAY
12/05/18

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY SAW A  BIG INCREASE IN DONATIONS AND GIFTS FOR THE TWENTY-18…..“GIVING TUESDAY” EVENT…..

WESTERN RECEIVED JUST  OVER 118-THOUSAND DOLLARS WHICH WAS A 22-PERCENT INCREASE  COMPARED TO LAST YEAR…..

THERE WERE 477-TOTAL DONORS….WITH 68 BEING FIRST TIME DONORS  TO  WESTERN……



SPORTS
12/05/18

IN A HARD FOUGHT GAME LAST NIGHT…..THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A 68 TO 67 DECISION TO THE BOWLING GREEN LADY PURPLES IN
OVERTIME…..


THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE OFFICIALLY INTRODUCED SCOTT SATTERFIELD YESERDAY AS THE CARDINALS NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACH….

SATTERFIELD TAKES OVER THE PROGRAM FROM BOBBY PETRIO WHO WAS FIRED LAST MONTH…..AS THE CARDINALS WENT TWO-AND-EIGHT…..AND
FINISHED THE SEASON ON A NINE-GAME LOSING STREAK….

SATTERFIED SPENT THE  LAST SIX SEASOND AS HEAD COACH AT APPALACHIAN STATE….LEADING THE MOUNTAINEERS  TO A 10-AND-TWO RECORD
THIS SEASON…. CLAIMING THEIR THIRD STRAIGHT   SUN BELT CONFERENCE TITLE……







FARM RECEIPTS STABLE
1203/18

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMISTS SAY KENTUCKY’S FARM CASH RECEIPTS STAYED RELATIVE STABLE THIS YEAR…..DUE IN PART TO  CONTINUED GAINS
IN THE HORSE AND POULTRY INDUSTRIES….AND HIGHER YIELDS FOR MOST CROPS HELPED OFFSET LOWER PRICES IN SOME SECTORE……

“AG”   CASH RECEIPTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH THIS YEAR ARE FORECAST AT FIVE-POINT-SEVEN BILLION DOLLARS….. MATCHING LAST YEAR’S
LEVEL…..BUT THE PROJECTION REMAINS WELL BELOW THE RECEROD HIGH OF SIX-POIJT-FIVE BILLION IN TWENY-14…….AND THE ECONOMIST DON’T
FORESEE A REBOUND IN KENTUKCY’S  “AG”  CASH RECEIPTS NEXT YEAR……

THE HORSE INDUSTRY IS EXPECTED TO LEAD THE PACXK WITH A 10-PERCENT INCREASE IN CASH RECEIPTS THIS YEAR…..BUT POULTRY
PRODUCTION IS EXPECTED TO  REMAIN AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOP AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISE……ACCOUNTING FOR   21-PERCENT OF
PROJECTED TWENTY-18 SALES……



ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU
12/03/18

AT THE 99TH KENTCKY FARM BUREAU ANNUAL MEETING…..
THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU   WAS RECOGNIZED FOR ITS OUTSTANDING MEMBERSHIP AND PROGRAM ACHIEVEMENT IN TWENY-18……THE
AWARD HONORS COUNTY FARM BUREAU OFFICES WHO MEET THE COMPABY’S PROFITABILITY REQUIREMENTS AND WHOSE INSURANCE POLICY
GROWTH MEETS OR EXCEEDS ITS ANNUAL GROWTH GOAL…..

AND ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU ALSO RECEIVED THE  TWENTY-18 YOUNG FARMER GOLD STAR AWARD OF EXCELLENCE…..WHICH HONORS A
COUNTY’S YOUNG FARMER COMMITTEE FOR ITS ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN FARM BUREAU LEASDERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS…..STATE
COMPETITIONS….AND EDUCATIONAL OR PROMOTIONAL INITIATIVES…..



BARREN MULTI FATAL
12/03/18

A MULTI-VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON HAPPY VALLEY ROAD IN BARREN COUNTY FRIDAY CLAIMED TWO  LIVES….

STATE POLICE SAY A TWENTY-19 FREIGHTLINER DRIVEN BY 57 YEAR OLD RICHARD GRAY OF MICHIGAN CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK
THE REAR OF A FREIGHTLINER  OPERATED  33  YEAR OLD   MIHAIL STRUNGAV OF LOUISIANA…. GRAY’S SEMI THEN HIT  A TWO-TOUID-FOUR FORD  VAN
DRIVEN BY47 YEAR OLD  WILLIAM JOHNSON OF LOUISVILLE….AND A TWENTY-18 NISSAN PICK-UP OPERATED 26 YEAR OLD SETH ARTERBURN  OF
CAVE CITY……
GRAY DIED AT THE SCENE…..STRUNGAY WASN’T INJURED….JOHNSON WAS TRANPORTED TO VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER  WHERE HE LATER
DIED….AND ATERBURN AND A PASSENGER IN JOHNSON’S VEHICLE WERE TREATED A                     T-J- SAMSON HOSPITAL……



HUGHES
12/03/18

68 YEAR OLD RICHARD J. HUGHES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICVES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURAL IN NEW SALEM CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON
TODAY (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; MIKE CARTER AND ALLEN HUGHES BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…….MIKE AND ALLEN’S MOTHER; STARLETTE HUGHES….
AND FIVE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; SHARON AND DENNIS CARVER, CAROL AND GARY STINSON, PATRICIA AND CLODY BRITT  AND  KIM
HUGHES ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND LINDA  AND GARY WALKER OF LELXINGTON….SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO
SURVIVE….



SPORTS
12/03/18

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS GO TO GLASGOW……

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


ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON THE SABRES……


KENTUCKY HAS ACCEPTED A BID TO  TAKE ON PENN STATE IN THE CITRUS BOWL…. IN  ORLANDO…..ON NEW YEARS DAY…..

THE MARKS THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE BOWL APPEARANCE FOR THE WILDCATS UNDER COACH MARK STOOPS….WHICH TIES FOR THE SECOND
LONGEST STREAK IN SCHOOL HISTORY….AND THE 18TH BOWL APPEARANCE  OVERALL….







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE RISES
11/30/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  ROSE SLIGHTLY  FROM THREE-POINT-
FOUR PERCENT IN SEPTMBER  TO THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN OCTOBER…..AND THIS OCTOBER’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO ABOVE THE
THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT RECORDED IN OCTOBER OF LAST YEAR…..

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

AROUND  THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES ROSE IN 76 COUNTIES…..FELL IN 34…..AND REMAINED THE SAME IN 10…..
WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE LOST UNEOER RAT AT THEEE-PPONT-TWO OERECNE…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY  HAD THE HIGHE JOBLESS RATE AT 11-POINT-THREE PERCENT…..



SHOOTING-SMITHS GROVE
11/30/18

STATE POLICE  RESPONDED TO A SHOOTING AT A RESIDENCE ON  COTTAGE STREET IN SMITHS GROVE YESTERDAY….WHERE  TROOPERS FOUND 64
YEAR OLD STEVIE FLYNN HAD BEEN SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES…..

THE INVESTIGION REVEALED THAT   52 YEAR OLD CANDY MOSS…..WHO WAS AT THE RESIDENCE….HAD SHOT FLYNN DURING A DOMESTIC DISPUTE
THAT OCCURRED EARLY WEDNEDAY MORNING…..
FLYNN WAS TAKEN TO AN AREA HOSPITAL AND THEN FLOWN TO A TRAMA CENTER…..
MOSS WAS CHARGED WITH ASSAUT AND TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE……



CHRISTMAS PARADES
11/30/18

BECAUSE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER IN THE FORECAST…..A NUMBER OF CHRISTMAS PARADES……SCHEUDLED FOR TOMORROW….ARE BEING
MOVED….

THE BOWLING GREEN CHRISTMAS PARADE HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO SUNDAY AFTERNOON……
MORGANTOWN HAS MOVED ITS PARADE TO SUNDAY AFTERNOON…..
AND THE GLASGOW/BARREN COUNTY PARADE HAS BEEN MOVED TO SUNDAY NIGHT……

THE PARK CITY…..HORSE CAVE…AND MUNFORDVILLE PARADES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT SATURDAY……

AND A DECISION  ON THE SCOTTSVLLE/ALLEN COUNTY PARADE WILL BE MADE AT ONE TOMORROW AFTERNOON……



SPORTS
11/30/18

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY AND VARSITY TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY RUSSELLVILLE……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOEPSL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..
STARTING AT SIX-50 TONIGHT……


KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE DECIDED
THIS WEEK-END…..

TODAY…..BEECHWOOD TAKES ON PIKEVILLE IN THE ONE “A” GAME…..
AND CENTRAL BATTLES CORBIN IN THE THREE “A” GAME…..

THE TWO “A”….FOUR “A”….AND SIX “A” GAMES WILL BE PLAYED TOMORROW…

AND THE SIX “A” GAME IS SUNDAY……







MINIMUM WAGE
11/29/18

A STATE SENATOR FROM LEXINGTON HAS PRE-FILED A BILL FOR THE UPCOMING LEGISLATIVE SESSON THAT WOULD RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE IN
THE COMMONWEALTH…..

SENATOR REGGIE THOMAS’ BILL  CALLS FOR STAGGERED WAGE INCREASES….OVER THE NEXT SEVEN YEARS…..BRING THE MINIMUM WAGE UP TO  
15-DOLLARS  AN HOUD   BY JULY FIRST TWENY-26……

THOMAS  NOTED THE ARKANSAS…..ANOTHER RURAL STATE….JUST HAD A STATEWIDE ENACTMENT OF A  12-DOLLAR MINIMUM WAGE……
AND HE WENT ON TO SAY…..IF  ARKANSAS CAN RAISE ITS MINIMUM WAGE…..IT’S TIME FOR THE COMMONWEALTH TO DO THE SAME……



CONCERT
11/29/18

TONIGHT AT SEVEN AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH…..THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE ARTS COUNCIL  PRESENTS A REPEAT PERFORMANCE  
OF MUSIC CITY CHRISTMAS……

THE CONCEER FEATURES JASON COLEMAN SHARING THE…..SLIP FINGER….PIANO STYLE MADE FAMOUS BY HIS GRANDFATHER FLOYD CRAMER…..
AND MEGAN TAYLOR SHARING THE…..FINGER-PICKING…..GUITAR STYLE OF HER GREAT-UNCLE CHET ATKINS…..

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FROM  ARTS COUNCIL MEMBERS….AT BOTH LOCATIONS OF FARMERS BANK IN SCOTTSVILLE…..
AND A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR….



SPORTS
11/29/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT SWIM TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY…..
THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS GO TO SOUTH WARREN……
AND THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAMS ENTERTAIN WARREN EAST….

THE PREDATOERS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE COYOTES…..

ACCORDING TO NUMEROUS REPORTS….PURDUE HEAD FOOTBALL COACH JEFF BROAM IS REMAINING WITH THE BOILERMAKERS….AND IS TURING
DOE AN OFFER TO COACH LOUISVILLE….

BROHAM….A FORMER TOPPER HEAD FOOTBALL COACH…..GREW UP IN LOUISVILLE AND WAS A STAR QUARTERBACK FOR THE CARDINALS…..







FISCAL COURT
11/28/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE ADOLPHUS FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND THE COURT UNANAIMOUSLY
APPROVED A RESOLUTION….MAKING A FORMAL REQUEST TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSON TO CHANGE THE CURRENT COMMUNITY
PLANNER AND MOVE IN A DIFFERENT DIRECTION…..



MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY
11/28/18

LAST WEEK……THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION GAVE THE COMMONWEALTH PERMISSION TO REQUIRE SOME OF KENTUCKY’S MEDICAID RECIPIENTS TO
HAVE A JOB….. GO TO SCHOOL…..OR VOLUNTEER TO KEEP THEIR BENEFITS…..

SIMILAR RULES IN ARKANSAS LED TO MORE THAN 12-THOUSAND INDIVIDUALS LOSING THEIR COVERAGE IN THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF
IMPLEMENTATION….. BUT KENTUCKY’S CHIEF HEALTH OFFICIAL IS DOWNPLAYING CONCERNS THE SAME THING WILL HAPPEN IN THE
COMMONWEALTH……

KENTUCKY HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES SECRETARY ADAM MEIER SAYS THE NEW RULES HAVE MANY EXEMPTOINS INCLUDING FOR PREGNANT
WOMEN……FULL-TIME STUDENTS…..PRIMARY CAREGIVERS OF CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY….. AND VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE……

MEIER ALSO NOTED THAT THE COMMONWEALTH’S IMPROVING ECONOMY MEANS THE EXPANDED MEDICAID PROGRAM HAS SHRUNK BY ABOUF 41-
THOUSAND PEOPLE THIS YEAR……



SPORTS
11/28/18

THE LADY PATRIOTS OPENED THE SEASON LAST NIGHT AS THEY DROPPED A 52 TO 42 DECISION TO SOUTH WARREN…..

THE PATROTS ALSO OPENED THEIR SEASON AS  THEY DOWNED THE SPARTINS 71 TO 61……

AND THE NEXT  GAME FOR THE LADY PATRIOTS WILL BE  SATURDAY AFTERNOON…..


IT DIDN’T TAKE  THE HILLTOPPERS LONG TO FIND A NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACH…..AS TYSON HELTON WAS INTRODUCED  YESTERDAY AS WESTERN’
S 21ST HEAD FOOTBALL COACH….

HELSON WAS THE TOPPER’S OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR AND QUARTERBACKS COACH   IN TWENTY-14  AND TWENTY-15……
AFTER LEAVING THE HILL……HELTON SPENT TWO SEASON AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA  AS THE PASSING GAME COORDINATOR  
AND QUARTERBACKS COACH….
THEN LAST SEASON…..WAS THE OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR AND QUARTERBACKS COACH AT TENNESSEE…..







NO DRIVING TESTS
11/27/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY CIRCUIT CLERK’S OFFICE HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT TOMORROW……WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH…..THERE WILL BE
NO DRIVER’S TESTING GIVEN…..

THIS INCLUDES BOTH THE WRITTEN TEST AND THE DRIVING SKILLS TEST……



GM CLOSINGS
11/27/18

GENERAL MOTORS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT CLOSING FIVE PLANTS….. WHICH DOES NOT INCLUDE THE BOWLING GREEN CORVETTE
PLANT….AND LAYING OFF UP TO 14-THOUSAND FACTORY AND WHITE-COLLAR WORKLERS……

G-M  IS CALLING THE CLOSING OF THE FIVE PLANTS A…..TRANSFORMATION…… AS IT’S GOING TO  FOCUS  ON TRUCKS….CROSSOVERS….S-U-Vs…..
AND ELECTRIC VEHCLES………

THE  SALARIED REDUCTIONS AMOUNT TO  15-PERCENT  OF GM’s NORTH AMERICAN WHITE-COLLAR WORK FORCE OT 54-THOUSAND……AT THE
FACTORIES…..THREE-THOUSAND WILL LOSE JOBS IN CANADA  AND ANOTHER  36-HUNDRED IN THE U-S…….

G-M OFFERED A VOLUNTARY SEPARATION PACKAGE TO 18-THOUSAND ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES LAST MONTH……







VAUGHN
11/23/18

86 YEAR OLD HUBERT LEE VAUGHN 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 PLEASANT HOME CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE
THIS AFERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY BE MADE TO PLEASANT HOME CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DANNY OF TENNESSEE AND TERRY AND MELINDA OF FRANKLIN……THREE DAUGHTERS; TINA
HICKS AND TAMMY VAUGHN OF FRANKLIN AND EMILY WHITE OF TENNESSEE…..AND HE’S SURVIVED BY TERESA BROWN OF SCOTTSIVLLE……..EIGHT
GRANDCHILDREN AND 14 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
11/23/18

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAY-OFFS CONTINUE TONIGHT…..

IN CLASS FOUR “A”……FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TANGLES WITH TAYLOR COUNTY……
AND IN CLASS FIVE “A”….SOUTH WARREN PLAYS SOUT OLDHAM…..


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







NASHVILLE DRIVER KILLED
11/21/18

AUTHORITIES IN NASHVILLE BELIEVE  SOMEONE THREW A CHUNK OF CONCRETE FROM AN OVERPASS OVER I-24 YESTERDAY MORING…..KILLING THE
DRIVER WHO WAS ON HIS WAY TO WORK……

54 YEAR OLD JOE SHELTON-JUNIOR  DIED WHEN THE CONCRETE CAME THROUGH HIS FRONT WINDSHIELD AND STRUCK HIM IN THE FACE…..

POLICE ARE REVIEWING AVAILABLE SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE OF THE AREA……



SPRINGFIELD ARREST
11/21/18

A MASS SHOOTING ATTACK IN SPRINGFIELD  WAS THWARD MONDAY AFTERNOON AFTER OFFICERS RESPONDED TO A TRESPASSING COMPLAINT AT  L-
B MANUFACTURING…..

37 YEAR OLD MATTHEW SMITH OF LEBANON REFUSED TO GET OUT OF HIS VEHICLE AND RAISED A FIREARM WHICH OFFICERS WERE ABLE TO TAKE
AWAY FROM HIM….A MODIFIED  FULLY-AUTOMATIC  A-R-15 RIFLE AND OTHER FIREARMS WERE FOUND IN THE VEHICLE…..




THANKSGIVING CLOSINGS
11/21/18

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY……
ALLEN COUINTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY……
ANIMAL SHELER, TRANSFER STATION AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND FRIDAY…..TOMORROWS CITY TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP MONDAY, NOVER 26TH AND FRIDAYS
TRASH WILL BE COLELCTED TUESDAY THE 27TH……
COUNTY CLERK, CIRCUIT CLERK AND SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICES CLOSED TOORROW, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY……

CORE OPEN TODAY FROM FIVE-30 TO NINE……CLOSED TOMORROW….AND OPEN FRIDAY FIVE-30 TO FOUR-30…….



SPORTS
11/21/18

THE PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM GOES TO MARSHALL COUNTY FOR A SCRIMMAGE……


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE BLUES……







FARM INCOME DECLINING
11/19/18

THE ST. LOUIS FEDERAL RESERVE BANK SAYS FARM  INCOME IS CONTINUING TO DECLINE WITHIN ITS DISTRICT….

THE THIRD-QUARTER REPORT…..RELEASED LAST WEEK….WAS THE 19TH STRAIGHT SURVEY IN WHICH MOST BANKERS  INDICATED THAT FARM
INCOME WAS ON THE DECLINE…..

CONCERN WAS EXPRESSED  ABOUT LOW CROP PRICES……AS BANKERS ALSO REPORTED A   TWO-POINT-FIVE  PERCENT INCREASE  IN CROP LAND
PRICES……AND A ONE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT INCREASED FOR PASTURE OR RANCH LAND……

THE FED’s  ST. LOUIS DISTRICT INCLUDES ARKANSAS  AND PARTS OF  MISSOURI….. ILLINOIS…..INDIANA….MISSISSIPPIP…..TENNESSEE…..AND
KENTUCKY……



GIVENS ELECTED TO LEADERSHIP
11/19/18

THE SENATE  REPUBLICAN CAUCUS HAS ELECTED THEIR LEADERSHSIP FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS…..

SENTOR  DAVID GIVENS  OF GREENSBURG WAS CHOSEN AS   SENATE PRESIDENT  PRO-TEM….. REPLACING SENATOR JIMMY HIGDON WHO DIDN’T
SEEK REELECTION…..AND SENATOR  MIKE WILSON FROM BOWLING GREEN  WAS REELECTED  MAJORITY WHIP…..

ROBERT STIVERS WILL REMAIN SENATE PRESIDENT…..DAMON THAYER WILL KEEP HIS POSITION AS MAJORITY FLOOR LEADER…AND JULIE ADAMS
WAS ELECTED CAUCUS CHAIR…….



GLASGOW  RESIDENT CHARGED
11/19/18

A  GLASGOW RESIDENT…..WHO EARLIER THIS MONTH WAS CHARGED WITH  MAKING  SAFETY THREATS  OF A POTENTIAL ATTACK AT WHITE HALL   AT
THE UNIVESITY OF KENTUCKY…..IS NOW FACING FEDERAL CHARGES….

19 YEAR OLD HAILY DUVALL……A SOPHOMORE FROM GLASGOW…...WHO WAS  CHARGED WITH TERRORISTIC THREATENING AND  FILING A FALSE
POLICE REPORT…..IS S NOW FACING FEDERAL CHARGES OF THREATENING COMMUNICATIONS…..MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS….AND HOXES……

DUVALL IS BEING HELD IN THE WOODFORD COUNTY DETENTION CENTER AND IS DUE BACK IN COURT TOMORROW……



SPORTS
11/19/18

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON TAMPA BAY


MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINDS…..

THE NINE-AND-ONE CHIEFS TAKING ON THE NINE-AND-ONE RAMS……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT
11/16/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S OCTOBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINED STEADY AT FOUR-
POINT-FIVE PERCENT FROM SEPTEMBER TO OCTOBER……HOWEVER…..THIS OCTOBER’S JOBLESS RATE  WAS   ONE-TENTH OF A PERCENTAGE
POINT  BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-SIX PERCENT RECORDED IN OCTOBER OF LAST YEAR……

EVEN THOUGH THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WORKING AND THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE UNEMPLOYED BOTH INCREASED…..THE INCREASSES WEREN’T
STATISTICALLY SIGNFICANT…..WHICH IS WHY THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINED  STEADY….

NATONALLY…..THE JOBLESS RATE ALSO REMAIND STEADY AT THREE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT FROM SEPTEMBER TO OCTOBER……



KY SUPREME COURT
11/16/18

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT HAS  STRUCK DOWN A LAW REQUIRING  A PANEL OF DOCTORS TO REVIEW MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES BEFORE
THEY GO TO COURT…...IN THE  RULING THE COURT SAID THE LAW VIOLATED THE COMMONWEALTH’S CONSTITUTION AS IT DELAYS ACCESS TO THE
COURTS…..

AND THE COURT ALSO UP HELD A LAW THAT BANS LABOR UNIONS FROM COLLECTING MANDATORY DUES FROM WORKERS…..


THE COURT DID NOT ISSUE A RULING ON THE PENSION SYSTEM REFORM LAW  PASSED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THIS YEAR…...AND THE COURT
IS NOT SCHEDULED TO ISSUE RULING AGAIN UNTIL DECEMBER 13TH….
AND THE COURT DID SCHEDULE ARGUMENTS IN A CASE CHALLENGING THE VALIDITY OF A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT APPROVED BY VOTERS ON
NOVEMBER SIXTH….. THE HIGH COURT WILL HEAD THAT CASE IN FEBRUARY……



SPORTS
11/16/18

MEET THE PATRIOTS IS TONIGHT……

A CHILI AND SOUP SUPPER WILL BE HELD  IN THE HIGH SCHOOL CAFETORIA AT  FIVE-30…..WITH THE PROCEEDS GOING TO THE PATRIOT AND LADY
PATRIOT BASKETBALL PROGRAMS….

THEN MEET THE PATROTS BEGINS AT SIX-30…….


LADY PATRIOT SENIOR  BASKETBALL PLAYER…..SARAH SUTTON…..SIGNED HER NATONAL LETTER OF INTENT TO PLAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL  WITH
MURRAY STATE YESTERDAY……

LAST SEASON…..SUTTON AVERAGED  18-POINT-SIX POINTS  AND SEVEN-POINT-SEVEN REBOUNDS PER GAME…..







ADULT LEARNERS
11/15/18

KENTUCKY’S COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDAY EDUCATION IS RECEIVING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS TO HELP ADULT LEARNERS……

THE 400-THOUSAND DOLLAR…..LUMINA FOUNDATION GRANT…..WILL HELP STUDENTS  FOLLOW CERTIFICATE OR ASSOCIAT PROGRAMS…..AS THE
INITIATIVE WILL FOCUS  ON LOW-INCOME AND UNDER-REPRESENTED  ADULTS WITH NO PREVIOUS HIGHER EDUCATION EXPERIENCE……

THE COMMONWEALTH WILL USE THE GRANT TO PARTNER WITH THREE KENTUCKY AND COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
CAMPUSES…..AS-WELL-AS  VARIOUS CAREER AND NETWORKING SERVICES……



ADKINS RUNNING
11/15/18

KENTUCKY HOUSE MINORITY LEADER ROCKY ADKINS MADE IT OFFICIAL YESTERDAY WHEN HE ANNOUNCED HE’S RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR IN
TWENTY-19…..

THE 59 YEAR OLD ADKINS JOINS ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IN WHAT IS EXPECTED TO BE A COMPETITIVE  DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY FOR THE
CHANCE  TO UNSEAT  REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN……



MCCONNELL REELECTED
11/15/18

IN WASHINGTON…..SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL AND MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHMER WERE REELECTED……ACCLAMATON….
TO LEAD THEIR RESPECTIVE PARTIES…..

MCCONNELL FACED NO CONTEST FOR HIS JOB……WHILE  DEMOCRATS RETURNED SCHUMER’S ENTIRE LEADERSHIP  TEAM…..



CHARGES
11/15/18

THE HUSBAND OF A FORT CAMPBELL SOLDIER HAS BEEN INDICTED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN HER DEATH…..

VICTOR SILVERS OF CLARKSVILLE HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH SEVEN COUNTS RELATED TO THE PREMEDIATED MURDER OF   SERGEANT BRITTNEY
SIVLERS….

THE CHARGES CARRY A MINIMUM SENTENCE OF NO LESS THAN 25 YEARS UP TO LIFE IN PRISON OR DEATH……




SPORTS
11/15/18

THE START OF THE BASEBALL SEASON IS MONTHS AWAY……BUT A MULTI-MILLON DOLLAR RENOVATION IS UNDERWAY AT BOWLING GREEN
BALLPARK…..
THE PROJECT INCLUDES CONSTRUCTION OF A KIDS  “SPLASH ZONE”  BEHIND THE CENTER FIELD WALL…..COMPLETING THE  360-DEGREE WALKWAY
AROUND THE BALL PARK…..AND ON THE SUITE LEVEL THE  “REINHART CLUB”  WILL BE COMPLETELY RECONFIGURED……

THE HOT RODS   OPEN THEIR   11TH SEASON  ON APRIL SIXTH……


THE PREDATORS CONTINUE THEIR WEST COAST TRIP AS THEY’RE IN ARIZONA TO TAKE ON THE COYOTES……


THE TOPPERS TANGLE WITH VALPARAISO AT THE MYRTLE BEACH INVITATIONAL…….







VOTE RECANVASS
11/14/18

COUNTY ELECTION OFFICIALS WILL  CONDUCT  A RECANVASS IN SIX KENTUCKY HOUSE DISTRICT RACES THAT ARE TOO CLOSE TO CALL…..

REPUBLICANS WON 59 HOUSE SEATS AND DEMOCRAT 35……AND CANDIDATES  IN SIX  DISTRICTS HAVE REQUESTED THE RECANVASS…..WHICH IS A
CHECK OF VOTE TOTALS…..



AMAZON  NASHVILLE
11/14/18

AMAZON ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THEY WILL BUILD AN OPERATIONS  HUB IN NASHVILLE WHICH IS EXPECTED TO  CREATE FIVE-THOUSAND  JOBS…..

THE 230-MILLION DOLLAR FACILTY   WILL BE LOCATED ON A 15-ACRE……MIXED-USE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT…..

WHEN COMPLETED…..NASHVILLE WILL BECOME AMAZON’S   EASTERN  “U-S”  HUB FOR ITS RETAIL OPERATIONS DIVISION……



FORMER PLAYER KILLED
11/14/18
06:05AM

A FORMER LADY TOPPER AND CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY  WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER  HAS DIED IN A MURDER-SUICIDE IN SHAWNEE-
MISSOURI….

27 YEAR OLD COURTNEY BIVINS WAS SHOT AND KILLED  BY 34 YEAR OLD JOSHUA MOBLEY WHO THEN TURNED THE GUN ON HIMSELF…..

BIVINS PLAYED HER FRESHMAN YEAR AT  WESTERN    BEFORE TRANSFERRING TO CAMPBELLSVILLE WHERE SHE GRADUATED IN  MAY TWENTY-
13…….



SPORTS
11/14/18

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LINDSEY WILSON  ENTERTAINS   BRESCIA…..

AND IN MEN’S GAMES…..
KENTUCKY IS AT HOME TO PLAY UNIVERSITY  OF NORTH DAKOTA…….



IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
LOUISVILLE BEAT SOUTHERN 104 TO 54….


AND THE PREDATORS LOST TO SAN JOSE  FIVE TO FOUR…..







BATTLEFIELD TOURISM
11/13/18

BATTLEFIELD TOURISM HAS BECOME AN IMPORTANT PART OF KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY…….AS THE KENTUCKY CIVIL WAR SITES ASSOCIATION SAY
VISITORS TO BATTLEFIELDS AND RELATED ATTRACTONS SPENT MORE THEN 10-MILLON DOLLARS IN THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..

VISITORS SPENT AN AVERAGE OF 258-DOLLARS IN THE COMMUNITIES THEY VISITED….WITH LODGING AND FOOD ACCOUNTING FOR ABOUT HALF OF
THAT…..

REVOLUNTIONARY WAR AND CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELDS WERE ALL THAT  WERE SURVEYED….SO IT DOESN’T  TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE  DOZENS OF
OTHER CIVIL WAR SITES IN KENTUCKY THAT WEREN’T BATTLEGROUNDS……

THE ANNUAL…..CIVIL WAR LIVING HISTORY  WEEK-END…..IS HELD EACH OCTOBER IN SCOTTSVILLE……



OPIOID CRISIS
11/13/18

THE NATONAL OPIOID OVERDOSE EPIDEMIC WAS DECLARED A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY LAST YEAR…..AND  KENTUCKY CONTINUES TO BE IN THE
SPOTLIGHT OF THE CRISIS….

ACCORDING  TO A NEW REPORT…..THE NUMBER OF OVERALL DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS IN THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR WAS  14-HUNDRED-
69…..

JEFFERSON COUNTY RECORDED THE MOST OVERDOSE DEATH  IN TWENTY-17…..WITH 44-HUNDRED-80…….THEN COMES
FAYETTE……KENTON……CAMPBELL…. AND  BOONE COUNTIES……



WANTED SUBJECT
11/13/18

STATE POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A SUBJECT WANT IN CONNECTION WITH AN   ASSULT AND BURLGRY IN HART COUNTY…..

YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..TROOPERS RESPONDED   TO   EIGHT-880  CHARLIE MANSFIELD ROAD…..WHERE THEY FOUND   60 YEAR OLD STEVEN
MANSFIELD HAS BEEN SHOT  MULTIPLE TIMES…..
MANSFIELD HAD RETURNED HOME AND WAS CONFRONTED BY  32 YEAR OLD JERMEY WHEELER  OF GLASGOW  WHO WAS ARMED WITH A FIREARM
AND SHOT MANSFIELD….

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF WHEELER IS ENCOURAGE TO CONTACT POST THREE AT…..TWO-SEVEN-ZERO….SEVEN-
EIGHT-TWO-20-10



FLYNN STEPPING DOWN
11/13/18

SIMPSON COUINTY SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT  JIM FLYNN  IS STEPPING DOWN…. AFTER 16 YEARS…..TO ACCEPT A NEW  POSITION….

BEGIN JULY FIRST OF NEXT YEAR…...FLYNN WILL BECOME THE EXECTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL
SUPERINTENDENTS……WHICH HELPS SHAPE EDUCATION POLICY IN THE COMMONWEALTH….. AND SUPPORTS THE 173 SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND
SUPERINTENDENTS IN KENTUCKY……



SPORTS
11/13/18

THE PREDATORS ARE IN SAN JOSE TO TAKE ON THE SHARKS…..







VETERANS EDUCATION
11/12/18

THE KENTUCKY COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION HAS ANNOUNCED IT’S LAUNCHING A NEW INITIATIVE TO HELP MILITARY STUDENTS
TRANSITION TO CAMPUS…..

THIS FIRST PHASE OF THE PROJECT  IS  AN ON-LINE RESOURCE  THAT CAN BE FOUND AT THE COUNCIL’S WEBSITE….. AND IT CONNECTS SOLDIERS
TO INFORMATON THAT WILL HELP THEM MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT THEIR  EDUCATION……
THE SECOND PHASE WILL OUTLINE HOW EACH INSTITUTION ASSESSES EDUCATIONAL CREDITS BASED ON UNIQUE MILITARY EXPERIENCES…..
AND THE THIRD PHASE WILL ALLOW  POENTIAL STUDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMPARE INSTITUTIONAL RESOURCES…..SUPPORTS…..AND
POLICIES FROM CAMPUS-TO-CAMPUS……



HART FATAL
11/12/18

STATE POLICE  INVESTIGATED A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN HART COUNTY…..ON RAIDER HOLLOW ROAD…..THAT CLAIMED A LIFE…..

REPORTEDLY…….A FORD RANGER PICKUP DRIVEN BY 38 YEAROLD DAVID CRAIN OF HORSE CAVE LEFT THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK A TREE……
CRAIN WAS TRANSPORTED TO CAVERNA MEDICAL CENTER WHERE HE SUCCUMBED TO HIS INJURIES……



MEETINGS
11/12/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

BECAUSE OF THE VETERAN’S DAY HOLIDAY….TONIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAS BEEN MOVED TO NEXT MONDAY……NOVEMBE
19TH

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 AFRNOON AT 4 THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE ALZEHIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEET AND HALFRY/DALTON V-F-W POST 57-12
MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6……



VETERANS DAY CLOSINGS
11/12/18

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE VETERANS DAY HOLIDAY…..

COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED TODAY…..
FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED TODAY  AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
ANIMAL SHELTER, TRANSFER STATION AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED TODAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TODAY  AND TODAY’S  CITY TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKUP UP ON TOMORROW……

NO SCHOOL IN ALLEN COUNTY TODAY…..

AND THE CORE IS  OPEN TODAY……



SPORTS
11/12/18

THE PREDATORS ARE IN ANAHEIM TO TAKE ON THE  DUCKS……


WITH TWO GAMES  LEFT IN THE SEASON……THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HAS FIRED HEAD FOOTBALL COACH BOBBY PETRINO……
THE CARDINALS ARE TWO AND EIGHT…..AND IN HIS TWO STINTS WITH LOUISVILLE….. PERINO POSTED A  77 AND 35 RECORD…..

ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH  LORENZO WARD WILL SERVE AS INTERIM COACH…..
AS THE SEACH FOR A NEW COACH WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY…..WITH SPECULATION THE CARDINALS WILL TARGET FORMER  LOUISVILLE PLAYER AND
ASSISTANT…… FORMER  W-K-U HEAD COACH….AND PURDUE HEAD COACH   JEFF BROHM……..







WKU STUDENTS MOVED
11/09/18

HUNDREDS OF WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY STUDENTS  ARE BEING MOVED OUT OF THEIR RESIDENCE HALL  BECAUSE OF MOLD….

348 STUDENTS IN MINTON HALL HAVE BEEN RELOCATED INTO OTHER ON-CAMPOUS HOUSING…….

WESTERN HAS BEEN TREATING MOLD IN MINTON AND THREE OTHER RESIDENCE HALLS THIS SEMESTER…….BUT BECAUSE OF THE CONFIGURATION
OF MINTON…..MORE WORK IS HAVE TO BE DONE LIKE REMOVING THE CEILING TILES……



GLASGOW  RESIDENT CHARGED
11?09/18

A  GLASGOW RESIDENT HAS BEEN CHARGED  WITH MAKING  SAFETY THREATS  OF A POTENTIAL ATTACK AT WHITE HALL   AT THE UNIVESITY OF
KENTUCKY…..

19 YEAR OLD HAILY DUVALL……A SOPHOMORE FROM GLASGOW…...HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH TERRORISTIC THREATENING AND  FILING A FALSE
POLICE REPORT…..

DUVALL…..WHO CONTACTED  AUTHORITES WESNESDAY TO REPORT THREATS BEING DISTRIBUTED THRU SOCIAL MEDIA……WAS ARRESTED
YESTERDAY….



VETERANS DAY CLOSINGS
11/09/18

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE VETERANS DAY HOLIDAY…..

COUNTY CLERKS, CIRCUIT CLERKS AND SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND MONDAY……
COUNTY AND STATE OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY…..
FEDERAL OFFICES AND THE POST OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
ANIMAL SHELTER, TRANSFER STATION AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED MONDAY……
CITY OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY AND MONDAY’S TRASH ROUTE WILL BE PICKUP UP ON TUESDAY THE 13TH……
NO SCHOOL IN ALLEN COUNTY MONDAY…..

AND THE CORE WILL BE OPEN MONDAY……



SPORTS
11/09/18

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS CINTINUES TONIGHT…..

IN CLASS ONE “A”…….RUSSELLVILLE TAKES ON CAMPBELLSVILLE…..
CLASS TWO “A”….FINDS GLASGOW PLAYING CARROLL COUNTY AND MONROE COUNTY TANGLES WITH WALTON-VERONA…..
IN CLASS  THREE “A”…..LARUE COUNTY GOES AGAINST CALDWELL COUNTY…..
CLASS FOUR “A”….FINDS LOGAN COUNTY GOING AGAINST FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND IN CLASS  FIVE “A”…..BOWLING GREEN TAKES ON OWENSBORO AND SOUTH WARREN PLAYS  GRAYSON COUNTY…..……







VETERANS DAY ACTIVITIES
11/08/18

VETERANS DAY ACTIVITIES IN SCOTTSVILLE  BEGIN TODAY…..

THE JAMES E. BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HAVE THEIR VETERANS DAY PROGRAM THIS MORNING AT NINE-30…..

TOMORROW…..
THE INTERMEDICATE CENTER WILL HOLD THEIR VETERAANS DAY PROGRAM AT  EIGHT  AND THE HIGH SCOOL WILL HAVE THEIR VETERANS DAY
PROGRAM AT 10-20…..
MAYOR ROB CLINE AND WIFE LINDA WILL HAVE THEIR ANNUAL VETERANS DAY LUNCH  TOMORROW  AT 11 AT THE WASHINGTON CENTER…..
AND THE PRIMARY DAY VETERANS PROGRAM  WILL BE TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT ONE……

SATURDAY NIGHT  THE HALFRY/DALTON  V-F-W…..POST 57-12…..WILL HAVE THEIR ANNUAL VETERANS DAY PROGRAM AND MEAL  BEGINNNG AT SIX…..



MAYES
11/08/18

79 YEAR OLD RONALD  “RONNIE”  DALE MAYES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED)  AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…….
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AT 12NOON AT HARDWOOD  AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL  HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; RHONDA AND MICHAEL BACHSCHMIDT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-
LAW;  SHERRY AND ROGER MILLER AND LINDA AND PHILLIP MORRIS ALL OF TENNESSEE……THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



BORDERS
11/08/18

77 YEAR OLD CECIL B. “BUDDY” BORDERS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE……MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI)
NIGHT AT SIX AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH ENTOMBMENT AT A LATER DATE IN GLASGOW MUNICIPAL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR
TOMRROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL OME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO BROADBENT
WILDLIFE SANCTUARY IN IRVINGTON OR THE CHURCH OF YOUR CHOICE……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; SHANNON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; DEBBIS AND JERRY WOODS AND SHELIA MILLER ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE AND TINY BORDERS OF TENNESSEE……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; JERRY AND SABRINA OF BOWLING GREEN……AND A
SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JOANN AND WILLIAM GREEN OF TENNESSEE……SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE………



SPORTS
11/08/18

‘IN THURSDAY NIGHT  FOOTBALL…..
THE PANTHERS ARE ON THE ROAD TO PITTSBURGH…….



ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY….

IAND THE PREDATORS DEFEATED COLORADO  FOUR TO ONE…….







ELECTION RESULTS
11/06/18

YESTERDAY WAS ELECTION DAY……AND IN ALLEN COUNTY….43-PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS…..
IN THE FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL  RACE…..INCUMBET JAMES COMER DEFEATED  CHALLENGER  PAUL WALKER  49-HUNDRED-43  VOTES TO
12-HUNDRED -95….AND COMER WON REELECTION IN THE DISTRICT….
INCUMBUNT STATE REPRESENTATIVE WILSON STONE DEFEATED BRIAN “TIGER” GANN  THREE-THOUSAND-846 VOTES TO TWO-THOUSAND-584…AND
WON REELECTION IN THE DISTRICT….…
THE COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY’S RACE…..IN ALLEN COUNTY…..SAW CHALLENGER COREY MORGAN DEFEAT INCUMBENT CLINT WILLIS 37-
HUNDRED 72 VOTES TO 24-HUNDRED-47……AND MORGAN DEFEATED WILLIS IN THE DISTRICT…...
IN THE RACE FOR COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVE….DENNIS HARPER WAS THE WINNER AS HE DEFEARED STEVE ANDERSON 49-HUNDRED-92  V OTES
TO 13-HUNDRED-65……
THE FIRST DISTRICT MAGISTRATES RACE SAW TODD BRANSFORD DEFEAT ROGER BROWN 664 VOTES TO 410……
IN THE SECOND  DISTRICT CONSTABLES RACE…...INCUMBERT JONATHON CARTER DEFEATED CHALLENGER CHRISTOPHER SMITH 791 VOTES TO
259……


THE SECOND DISTRICT MAGISTRATES RACE SAW CHALLENGER WENDELL SPEARS DEFEAT INCUMBENT RON COOK 643 VOTES TO 584……
IN THE RACE FOR MAYOR OF SCOTTSVILLE…..INCUMBET   ROB CLINE WAS REELECTED AS HE DEFEATED CHAMMENGER  JERRY WHITNEY  773 VOTES
TO 442……
THE RACE FOR CITY COUNCIL SAW SEVEN INDIVIDUALS VYING FOR SIX SEATS…..AS ALL SIX INCUMBENTS WERE REELECTION AS   FRANKLIN FOSTER
RECEIVED  783 VOTES….MICHAEL MCGUIRE I 798 VOTES….. MARK HUNTSMAN 835 VOTES….. BEVERLY TRACY ANDERSON 836 VOTES…..ROGERLYNN
BUCHANON BRIDDON 694 VOTES….. KEN GOFORTH 785 VOTES AND JOHNNY BEWLETY HAS 583 VOTES……
THERE WERE A NUMBER OF UNCONTESTED RACES…..
CIRCUIT CLERK TODD CALVERT RECEIVED FOUR-THOUSAND-596 VOTES…..PVA TRACY OLIVER  55-HUNDRED-22 VOTES…..COUNTY ATTORNEY  
HALLYE ARTERBURN 52-HUNDED-61 VOTES…..COUNTY CLERK  ELAINE WILLIAMS  FOUR-THOUSAND-522 VOTES……SHERIFF JEFF COOKE  52-
HUNDRED-42 VOTES…..JAILER LARRY PIPER 53-HUNDRED-35 VOTES…..CORONER DARRIN DAVIS  FIVE-THOUSAND 367 VOTES…… CONSTABLE
DISTRICT  TWO BRUCE BACHER RECEIVED  904 VOTES……MAGISTRATE IN DISTRICT THREE TONY WOLFE  HAD 11-HUNDRED-24 VOTES…..
CONSTABLE


DISTRICT THREE   MIKE  BLANKENSHIP   HAD ONE-THOUDAN-86 VOTES…..DISTRICT ELECTION RESULTS
FOUR MAGISTRATE  RICKY COOKSEY  RECEIVED  14-HUNDRED VOTES…..DISTRICT FOUR CONSTABLE ROBERT STEENBERGEN HAD  13-HUNDRED-
31  VOTES…..DISTRICT
FIVE MAGISTRATE   ROMAN PERRY JUNIOR RECEIVED  763 VOTES…..FIRST DISTRICT CONSTABLE   JAMES COOK HAD  754 VOTES…..
DISTRICT JUDGE MARTHA BLAIR HARRION WAS UNOPPOSED  AND RECEIVED  FOUR-THOUSAND-312 VOTES…..
THERE WERE TWO UNOPPOSED SCHOOL BOARD RACES AS   BRIAN CELSOR HAS  805 VOTES AND JUSTIN MARSH   874
AND THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT FOR  “ MARSY’S  LAW”  WAS APPROVED IN ALLEN COUNTY WITH  29-HUNDRED-48  YES VOTES   TO   25-
HUNDRED-82 VOTES….. AND PASSED IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..



SPORTS
11/07/18

THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO COLORADO TO TANGLE WITH THE AVALANCHE……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT…..

IN MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..
GEORGETOWN DEFEATED MIDWAY 82 TO 56…..
AND THE WILDCATS DROPPED A 114 TO 84 DECISION TO DUKE……

IN WOMEN’S GAMES…..
THE LADY TOPPERS LOST TO LOUISVILLE 102 TO 80…….







POLSTON
11/05/18

80 YEAR OLD CONNIE POLSTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY(SUN) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALTY CARE… FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS
ARE INCOMPLETE AT THIS TIME BUT WILL BE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF GOAD FUNERAL HOME….







CENTERS
11/04/18

61 YEAR OLD RITA CENTERS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY(SAT) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TUESDAY MORNING  AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS… VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW
AFTERNOON AT 12 AT THE FUNERAL HOME…. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATION FOR FUNERAL
EXPENSES….

SHE IS SURVIVED BY 2 SONS AND DAUGHTERS IN LAW… JEFF AND JOANIE CENTERS AND JEREMY AND HEATHER CENTERS… HER MOTHER….
GENEVA  JENKINS… 2 BROTHERS… RAY JENKINS ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE… AND LESTER JENKINS… 3 SISTERS AND ONE BROTHER IN LAW… TINA AND
JOHN ENNIS ALL OF TENNESSEE… JANIE RUSH AND LINDA JOHNS BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE… 4 GRANDSONS ALSO SURVIVE….


ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
11/02/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS……THE UNEMPLOYEMNT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY FELL FROM THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT
IN AUGUST TO THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER……AND THIS SEPTEMBER’S  JOBLESS RATE IS ALSO BELOW THE THREE-POINT-EIGHT
PERCENT RECORDED IN SEPTEMBER OF LAST  YEAR…..

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  FELL IN  90 COUNTIES….. ROSE IN 23…..AND REMAINED THE SAME IN SEVEN………..
WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE AT THREE PERCENT……
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAS THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 11-POINT- SEVEN PERCENT……



COLUMBIA MAN SENTENCED
11/02/18

A COLUMBIA MAN HAS  BEEN SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR ARSON AND INSURANCE FRAUD…..

44 YEAR OLD STEVE ALLEN PRITCHARD  WAS CONVICTED OF STARTING  THE FIRE  THAT COMPLETELY DESTROYED  HIS RENTAL  HOME TO COLLECT
ON A RECENTLY  PURCHASSED         50-THOUSAND DOLLAR RENTAL INSURANCE POLICY…….



ADAIR STUDENTS SUSPENDED
11/02/18

TWO  ADAIR COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS HAVE BEEN  SUSPENDED AFTER THEY CAME TO SCHOOL ON HALLOWEEN DRESSED AS THE TWO
COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTERS….

PHOTOS ON INSTAGRAM SHOW THE GIRLS RECREATING AN IMAGE FROM  THE SHOOTING IN THE HIGH SCHOOL’S LIBRARY……



HURT
11/02/18

64 YEAR OLD STEVEN FOSTER HURT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THRUS) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW  (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT
THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SHIRLEY SUE OSBORNE HURT…..TWO STEP-DAUGHTERS; LISA VINCENT OF SCOTTSVILLE AND TONYA EDGE OF
LOUISVILLE….. AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; DONALD AND VICKY OF RUSSELL SPRINGS AND JOHN AND JANIE OF
TOMPKINSVILLE……FIVE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
11/02/18

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS BEGIN TONIGHT AND IN CLASS FOUR  “A”……

WARREN CENTRAL  PLAYS MADISONVILLE-NORTH HOPKINS, WARREN  EAST TAKES ON  HOPKINSVILLE, FRANKLIN SIMPSON GOES AGAINST
CALLOWAY COUNTY  AND THE PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO LOGAN COUNTY…..

KICK OOF IS SEVEN…..BU IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL  12-50……WLCK…….AND
99-POINT-THREE…..WLVE…..STARTING AT SIX-30 TONIGHT……







CRIME STOPPERS
11/01/18

SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY CRIME STOPPERS IS SEEKING YOUR HELP IN SOLVING A BURGLARY AND  THEFT IN ALLEN COUNTY…..

ON OCTOBER 13TH……THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO THE 85-HUNDRED BLOCK OF VETERIANS MEMORIAL
HIGHWAY….WHERE THEY DISCOVERED THE FRON DOOR  HAD BEEN BROKEN OUT…..TAKEN WERE THREE REDMAX CHAINSAWS…..FOUR RED MAX
LEAF BLOWERS….AND A RED MAX TRIMMER….

SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWS THE TWO MEN LEAVING IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE A HONDA PILOT AND AUDIO  INDICATES THEY WERE SPEAKING
SPANISH….

ANYONE WITH  INFORMATION ON THIS INCIDENT   IS ASKED TO CALL CRIME STOPPERS AT…..EIGHT-SIX-SIX-EIGHT-FOUR-TWO-CLUE…..YOU CAN ALSO
TEXT A TIP TO S-C-K-Y PLUS YOUR MESSAGE  TO CRIMES…….
YOU WILL REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND COULD RECEIVE UP TO ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS………..



FATAL
11/01/18

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING  AN ACCIDENT IN THE 78-HUNDRED BLOOK OF HIGHWAY  ONE-85  YESTERDAY  
THAT CLAIMED A LIFE…..

DEPUTIES SAY  .A JEEP DRIVEN  BY 19 YEAR OLD DESTINY BROOKS   OF ROUNDHILL LEFT THE ROADWAY…HIT A TREE….THEN STRUCK A UNILITY
POLE AND OVERTURNED…..
BROOKS DIED AT THE SCENE…….



ARREST-HART
11/01/18

YESTERDAY MORNING…..STATE POLICE WERE CALLED TO A STRUCTURE FIRE ON WHEELER/HORTON ROAD IN HART COUNTY

THERE WERE FOUR INDIVIDUALS INSIDE THE HOME WHEN THE FIRE STARTED….. AND THE INVESTIGATION  LEAD TO 31 YEAR OLD DANIEL HUMPHREY
BEING CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF ARSON AND THREE COUNTS OF WANTON ENDANGERMENT……



OLIVER
11/01/18

98 YEAR OLD VELDON E. OLIVER OF GREENFIELD-INDIANA DIED MONDAY IN GREENFIELD…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL
BE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH MILITARY HONORS…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……EXPRESSONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS
ATO PARK CHAPEL CHRISTISN CHURCH  IN GREENFIELD OR THE HANCOCK COUNTY  SHRINE CLUB……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A  NIECE; MICHELLE ANDERSON AND HUSBAND GREG….THREE NEPHEWS; WELDON AND SHERYL HELSTOM, MARC AND TAMMY
LAWRENCE AND MATTHEW AND DELORES LAWRENCE……AND ARLETT BOEMAN…….



SPORTS
11/01/18

IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..

MURRAY STATE HOSTS LINDSEY WILSON….
AND THE LADY TOPPERS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY WEST VIRGININIA STATE……


AND THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO TAMPA BAY……







RESCUE HOUSE
10/31/18

OFFICIALS  IN METCALFE COUNTY  HAVE OPENED  A SECOND “RESCUE HOUSE”….. WHICH IS NOT ONLY THE SECOND ONE IN METCALFE COUNTY…..
BUT ALSO THE SECOND IN THE COMMONWEALTH……

THE  “RESCUE HOUSE”    IS A FULLY-FURNISHED RESIDENCE WHERE FAMILIES OR INDIVIDUALS   CAN STAY FOLLOWING A DISASTER LIKE A FIRE……
INDIVIDUALS CAN USE  THE  “RESCUE HOUSE”   FOR WEEKS…..UNTIL THEY’RE  ABLE TO GET BACK ON THEIR FEET AND FIND A PERMANENT
SOLUTION……



TITLE NINE INVESTIGATION
10/31/18

A TITLE NINE INVESTIGATION  IS UNDERWAY AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY……THE COMPLAINT   ALLEGES  THE UNIVERSITY ISN’T SPENDING
EQUAL AMOUNTS ON MEN’S BASEBALL AND WOMEN’S SOFTBALL……

WESTERN OFFICIALS HAVE CONFIRMED THE INVESTIGATION WHICH BEGAN IN DECEMBER OF TWENTY-16…….



SPORTS
10/31/18

FIVE  PATRIOT FOOTBALL PLAYERS HAVE BEEN  SELECTED  TO THE SKY CONFERENCE  FIRST OR SECOND  TEAM…..IN THE LARGE SCHOOL…...CLASS
FOUR-A OR FIVE-A….

NAMED TO THE FIRST TEAM OFFENSE  IS   JACOB LIGHTFOOT……AND NAMED TO THE FIRST TEAM DEFENSE   IS CAYDEN ROSS….

SELECTED TO THE SECOND TEAM OFFENSE WAS  AUSTIN WOODS…WHILE DILLON ROOKSTOOL WAS NAMED TO THE SECOND TEAM DEFENSE……

AND HUNTER FOSTER WAS NAMED TO THE SECOND TEAM DEFENSE-PUNTER……




THE FIRST COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAY-OFF RANKINGS   OF THE SEASON HAVE BEEN RELEASED….AND IT’S NO SURPRISE THE TOP FOUR TEAMS ARE
ALABAMA….. CLEMSON….  L-S-U…..AND NOTRE DAME…. WHICH ARE THE TOP FOUR TEAMS IN THE LATEST  “A-P” COLLEGE FOOTBALL POLL…..

KENTUCKY CAME IN NINTH IN THE RANKINGS…..WHICH COULD SEE SOME BIG CHANGES NEXT WEEK WITH FOUR GAMES MATCING TO 20 TEAMS….
INCLUDING ALABAMA  AT  L-S-U…….







HESSON
10/30/18

96 YEAR OLD JOHN FISHER HESSON OF LAFAYETTE DIED TODAY (TUES) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON  AT   
ANDERSON AND SON FUNERAL HOME  LAFAYETTE CHAPEL  WITH BURIAL IN ANDERSON MEMORIAL PARK……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 THURSDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME………..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DOUGLAS  AND JEANETTE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND STEVEN  AND BETTY OF GEORGIA…..EIGTH
GRANDCHILDREN, 15  GREAT-GRANDCHILDRN AND SEVERAL GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……








DRUG TAKE BACK DAY
10/26/18

TOMORROW IS THE…..NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION  DRUG TAKE BACK DAY…..WHICH GIVES INDIVIDUALS THE OPPORTUNITY TO DISPOSE OF EXPIRED
OR UNWANTED MEDICATIONS…..FREE…..AND WITH NO QUESTIONS ASKED…..

DRUG TAKE BACK DAY IS HELD TWICE A YEAR….AND LAST APRIL 474 TONS OF UNWANTED PRESCTIPTON DRUYG WERE COLELTECT…..

IN ALLEN COIUNTY……UNWANTED DRUGS CAN BE DISPOSE OF SEVEN DAYS A WEEK……24 HOURS A  DAY…..WITH THE COLLECTION BOX THAT IS
LOCATED  IN THE LOBBY OF THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER…..

ITEMS THAT ARE ACCEPTED INCLUDE PRESCRIPTON AND OVER THE COUNTER PILLS…..VITAMINS….MEDICATED OINTMENTS AND LOTONS….AND PET
MEDICATIONS…..HOWEVER…..LIQUIDS….AEROSOL CANS….AND NEEDLES  WILLL NOT BE ACCEPTED…..



DEATH INVESTIGATION
10/26/18

THE EDMONSON COUNTY SHERIFF HAS REQUESTED  STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE THE DEATH OF AN INDIVIDUAL FOLLOWING HIS ARREST….

23 YEAR OLD AARON MEREDITH OF BEE SPRINGS…..WHO WAS ARRESTED ON A NUMBER OF CHARGES INCLUDING DRIVING UNDER THE
INFLUECNE…..WAS TAKEN TO  THE MEDICAL CENTER  AT CAVERNA  YESTERDAY MORING TO BE MEDICALLY CLEARED…...AND THAT’S WHERE HE
DIED….



IVANKA TRUMP
10/26/18

IVANKA TRUMP WILL BE IN THE COMMONWEALTH TODAY TO VISIT JOB TRAINING CENTERS IN EASTERN KENTUCKY AND MOREHEAD STATE
UNIVERSITY…. WITH GOVERNOR  MATT BEVIN…..

TRUMP HAS FOCUSED ON WORKFORCE  DEVELOPMENT…..MAKING  SIMILAR VISITS TO  FLORIDA….NORTH CAROLINA…..PENNSYLANVIA….AND
TEXAS…..



SPORTS
10/26/18

THE PATRIOTS ARE ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY…..

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP……KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK…..AND
99-POINT-THREE….WVLE….STARTING AT SIX-30 TONIGHT……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT
10/25/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..KENTUCKY’S SEPTEMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  WAS FOUR-PONT-FIVE PERCENT…..
WHICH WAS UP SLIGHTLY FROM FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN AUGUAT……BUT IS BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT RECORDED IN
SEPTEMBEF OF LAST YEAR……

ECONOMISTS SAY THE TOTAL  NUMBER OF PEOPLE WORKING IN THE COMMONWEALTH INCREASED IN SEPTEMBER…..HOWEVER…..THE INCREASE IN
THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS WHO WERE UNEMPLOYED WAS GREATER…..CAUSING THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE TO INCREASE……

ALSO IN SEPTEMBER…..THE  “U-S”  JOBLESS  RATE  FELL  TWO-TENTHS OF A PERCENT….FALLING FROMTHREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN AUGUST TO
THREE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER……



CIVIL WAR
10/25/18

THE ANNUAL  CIVIL WAR LIVING HISTORY WEEK-END  IS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT DUMONT HILL…..HOWEVER……AS MATT PEDIGO TELLS
NEWSWATCH YOU MAY HEAR SOME ACTIVITY BEGINNING TONIGHT……

ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK-END IS THE BATTLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO……
AND THE TIME FOR SUNDAY’S BATTLE IS BEING MOVED UP FROM TWO TO ONE SUNDAY AFTERNOON……



HEPATITIS CASES
10/25/18

KENTUCKY NOW HAS SEEN MORE THAN TWO-THOUSAND REPORTED  CASES OF HEPATITIS  “A”  SICNE  THE OUTBREAK BEGAN  IN NOVEMBER OF
LAST YEAR…..

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS IN THE LATEST REPORT  THAT A  RECORD 87 CASES WERE REPORTED FOR THE WEEK OF
SEPTEMBER 23RD  THRU 29TH….AND 83 CASES WERE REPORTED THE NEXT WEEK……

14 PEOPLE HAVE DIED AS A RESULT OF THE OUTBREAK…..AND 11-HUNDRED-26 HAVE BEE HOSPITALIZED……



kROGER SHOOTING
10/25/18

TWO PEOPLE WER KILLED IN A SHOOTING AT THE KROGER MARKET PLACE  ON HURSTBOURNE PAKWAY IN JEFFERSONTOW YESTERDAY….

AUTHORIES SAY A MAN WALKED INTO THE STORE …..PULLED OUT A  GUN  AND FIRE MULTIPLE SHOTS AT A MAN KILLING HIM….HE THEN LEFT THE
STORE AND WENT INTO THE PAARKING LOT WHERE HE SHOT AND KILLED A WOMAN….

AN ARMED INDIVIDUAL IN THE PARKING LOT EXCHANGED GUNFIRE WITH THE SUSPECT……NEITHER WAS STRUCK…AND THE SUSPECT WHO  FLED
THE SCENE…. WAS CAPTURED NEARBY…..

AT THIS TIME…..AUTHORITES DON’T HAVE A MOTIVE FOR THE SHOOTING AND THEY SAY BOTH VICTIMS  WERE “RANDOM”……



ARREST
10/25/18

FOLLOWING A TWO MONTH INVESTIGATION….THE BOWLING GREEN/WARREN COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE ARREST TWO INDIVIDUALS…..

36 YEAR OLD CARL GENE JONES OF 16-36 JOHNSON DRIVE YESTERDAY….WHO WAS CHARGED WIH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-
METH…..
AND 18 YEAR OLD JACOB DENSON OF FOUR-18 GRAY AVENUE WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH, TAMPERING
WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE  AND DRIVING ON A D-U-I SUSPENDED LICENSE…….

OFFICERS SAY MORE ARRESTS IN THIS CASE ARE PENDING…..



SPORTS
10/25/18

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT BOWLING GREEN……

THE PREDATORS ARE IN NEW JERSEY TO TAKE ON THE DEVILS……







TAKING BACK
10/23/18

THE NEXT MEETING IN THE  “TAKING BACK OUR COMMUNITY:PART 2”, WILL BE TONIGHT AT SEVEN AT  CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER
TWO…. SPONSORED BY THE  FAITH COALIATION, ASAP-BOARD, ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AND BARREN  RIVER  DRUG TASK FORCE…..
OFFICERS  WILL BE WORKING WITH RESIDENTS  TO ADDRESS THE DRUG ISSUES  IN OUR COMMUNITY…..



SPORTS
10/23/18

THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON SAN JOSE……

THE WORLD SEREIS BEGINS AS THE RED SOX HOST THE DODGERS…..







MARKET BASKET
10/22/18

THE KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU  MARKETBASKET SURVEY….HAS SEEN ITS FIRST DROP THIS  YEAR…ALTHOUGH  IT WAS A SMALL ONE…..

THE SURVEY RECORDS THE PRICE OF 40-BASIC FOOD ITEMS THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH…….DURING THE FIRST TWO QUARTERS OF THE
YEAR FOOD PRICES INCREASED ONE-POINT35 PERCENT AND TWO-POINT19 PERCENT RESPECTIVELY…….FOLLOWING A YEAR OF DECLINES IN
TWENTY-17…….

DURNG THE THIRD QUARTER…… THE OVER-ALL COST OF THE 40 FOOD ITEMS DECREASED POINT-83 PERCENT FROM THE SECOND QUARTER….
WITH THE TOTAL COST AVERAGING  117-DOLLARS  AND 30-CENTS……

THIRD QUARTER PRICES WERE A MMIXED  BAG WITH SEVERAL DECLINES ALONG WITH A FEW INCREASES…..



CAMPAIGN FUNDS AND CHILD CARE
10/22/18

ELECTION OFFICIALS IN KENTUCKY SAY INDIVIDUALS RUNNING FOR OFFICE COULD USE CAMPAIGN FUNDS TO PAY FOR CHILD CARE EXPENSES IN
CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCE….

THE KENTUCKY REGISTRY OF ELECTION  FINANCE SAYS THEY WOULD CONSIDER CHILD CARE EXPENSES ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS…..CANDIDATES
COULD NOT USE DONATIONS TO PAY FOR EXISTING CHILD CARE…..BUT IT COULD BE PERMISSIBLE IF THE EXPENSES ARE DIRECTLY RELATED TO
THE CAMPAIGN…..

IN MAY…..THE FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISION RULED IT WAS   “OK”  FOR FEDERAL CANDIDATES……AND SINCE THEN…..SEVERAL STATE’S  INCLDING
THE COMMONWEALTH HAVE ISSUED SIMILAR RULINGS…..



HEMP PLANT
10/22/18

A COMPANY HAS BROKEN GROUND ON A FACILITHY TO DEVELOP AND MANUFACTURE HEMP-BASED PRODUCTS IN KENTUCKY…..

THE FACILITY…..BEING BUILT IN PARIS BY AGTECH SCIENTIFIC…..WILL START WITH ABOUT 50-EMPLOYEES….BUT IS PROJECTED TO GROW TO 271
WORKERS  WITHIN THREE YEARS…..

AGTECH  PLANS TO WORK WITH KENTUCKY FARMERS  TO GROW  HEMP AND PARTNER WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ON RESEARCH……



ARREST
10/22/18

THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE ARRESTED THREE SCOTTSVILLE RESIDENTS FOLLOWING THE EXECUTION OF A  A SEARCH WARRANT AT
ONE-43 PARKWAY DRIVE IN CONNECTION WITH A DRUG INVESTIGATION…..

DETECTIVES DISCOVERED CRYSTAL METH….PRESCRIPTION PILLS…..DIGITAL SCALES…..AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..

34 YEAR OLD ASHLEY SMITH AND   31 YEAR OLD WESLEY  ALLEN STINSON   WERE CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-TWO
GRAMS OF METH, TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLES SUBSTANCE-10 DOSE UNITS, TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-20 DOSE UNITS,
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..

AND  23 YEAR OLD JACOB ANDREW SMITH WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA……



SCHOOLS THREATENED
10/22/18

STATE POLCIE SAY THE TEAM WORK OF STATE AND FEDERAL AUTHORITIES  LED TO THE ARREST OF A MAN ACCUSED OF MAKING THREATS THAT
CLOSED SCHOOLS IN ANDERSON AND SHELBY COUNTIES FRIDAY….

POLICE ARRESTED 20 YEAR OLD DYLAN JARRELL OF LAWRENCEBURG WHO HAD A FIREARM…OVER 200 ROUND OF AMMUNITION…A 100 ROUND
MAGAZINE….BULLET PROFF VEST….AND A DETAILED  PLAN OF ATTACK….

SHELBY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..WHICH IS ON FALL BRREAK…..SUSPENDED ACTIVITIES FOR THE AFTERNOON……WHILE ANDERSON COUNTY
SCHOOLS CANCELED CLASSES…..



CALVERT
10/22/18

75 YEAR OLD BRO. FRANKIE CALVERT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 11 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. CARMEL CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS
AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; SARAH WILKERSON CALVERT…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-ON-LAW; LISA  CALVERT AND HUSBAND RICKY DISMAN  OF
ADOLPHUS AND FAITH STREENBERGEN AND HUSBAND ROBERT OWEN OF SCOTTSVILLE……10 GRANDCHIDLREN AND EIGHT GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE….



SPORTS
10/22/18

THE PATRIOT JUNOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO PORTLAND







ASSAULT
12/18/18

JUST BEFORE FIVE THIS MORNING…..THE NINE-ONE-ONE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER RECEIVED A  CALL FROM THE 300-BLOCK  OF NORTH SIXTH
STREET….THE CALLER WAS  A FEMALE WHO WAS HAVING DIFFICULTY BREATHING AND COMMUNICATING WITH THE NINE-ONE-ONE OPERATOR….

E-M-S WAS DISPATCHED TO THE SCENE AND AFTER THEIR ARRIVAL….THEY DETERMINED THE FEMALE CALLER HAD BEEN SEXUALLY ASSAULTED AND
REQUESTED SCOTTSVILLE POLICE……
THE  52-YEAR OLD VICTIM WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE WHERE SHE WAS TREATED AND RELEASED……

THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES AND NO OTHER INFORMATION IS BEING RELEASED AT THIS TIME……



ACT SCORES
10/18/18

MORE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS….IN THE CLASS OF TWENTY-18……MET STATE COLLEGE READINESS BENCHMARKS AS MEASURED ON
THE A-C-T……

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SAYS   57-PERCENT  OF TWENTY-18 GRADUATES MET THE BENCHMARK  IN ENGLISH  COMPARED WITH
56-PERCNT IN TWENTY-17…..44-PERCENT MET THE BENCHMARK IN MATH  WHICH WAS UP FROM  42-PERCENE THE PREVIOUS YEAR……AND FOR
READING  53-PERCENT MET THE BENCHMARK COMPARED WITH   51-PERCENT IN  TWENTY-17…….

THE BENCHMARK REPRESENTS MINIMUM SCORES REQUIRED TO GUARANTEE STUDENTS INTO CREDIT-BEARING COURSES AT KENTUCKY
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES WITHOUT NEEDING ADDITIONAL WORK……



SALMONELLA OUTBREAK
10/18/18

THE C-D-C SAYS KENTUCKY IS ONE OF THE 29 STATES TO BE HIT BY A STRRAIN-RESISTENT SALMONELLA…..THAT IS FOUND IN RAW CHICKEN
PRODUCTS….

92 PEOPLE HAVE BECOME SICK NATIONWIDE WITH 21 GOING TO THE HOSPITAL…. AND THE SOURCE OF THE CHICKEN IS STILL UNKNOWN…..

THE SYMPTOMS….WHICH CAN OCCURE 12-TO-72 HOURS AFTER EXPOSURE…. INCLUDE STOMACH PAIN….CRAMPS….DIARRHEA…..AND FEVER…..



BLUEGRASS HALL OF FAME
10/18/18

THE NEW…..15-MILLION DOLLAR…..BLUEGRASS HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM  IS OPENING THIS WEEK IN OWENSBORO…..

HALL OF FAME MEMBERS WILL BE PERFORMING AT AN INVITATION ONLY EVENT TONIGHT….
SAM BUSH IS PERFORMING AT A SOLD OUT CONCERT TOMORROW….
AND A FREE CONCERT  WILL  TAKE PLACE  ON THE OUTDOOR STAGE SATURDAY…….



MCGUIRE
10/18/18

78 YEAR OLD MARTHA “JEANIE” SMITH MCGUIRE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; WAYNE MCGURIE…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BRO STEPHEN AND NANCY….AND A DAUGHTER; LAURA
BETH MCGUIRE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE GREAT-GRANDDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
10/18/18

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


THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONS WILL BE CROWNED TONIGHT AS GREENWOOD PLAYS SOUTH WARREN……


TONIGHT AT DIDDLE ARENA……
THE TOPPER AND LADY TOPPER BASKETBALL TEAMS WILL HAVE “HILLTOPPER HYSTERIA”……..







MARSY’S LAW APPEAL
10/17/18

A STATE SENATOR HAS APPEALED A JUDGE’S RULING NOT TO CERTIFY RESULTS  OF A CONSTITUTIONAL REFERNDUM  ON NEXT MONTH’S BALLOT
DEALING WITH MARSY’S LAW….

MONDAY…..FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE THOMAS WINGATE RULED THE QUESTION ON THE BALLOT IT MISLEADING…..IT’S TOO LATE TO REMOVE THE
QUESTION FROM THE BALLOT….SO HE ORDER ELECTION OFFICIALS  NOT TO  “CERTIFY”  THE RESULTS….

SENATOR WHITNEY WESTERFIELD…..WAS JOINED BY REPRESENTATIVE JOE FISHER AND THE NONPROFIT “MARSY’S LAW FOR KENTUCKY…..IN FILING
THE APPEAL YESTERDAY…..



FORMER SENATOR  DIES
10/17/18

FORMER KENTUCKY    “U-S” SENATOR WALTER “DEE” HUDDLESTON HAS DIED AT THE AGE OF 92….

THE DEMOCRAT SERVED  TWO TERMS IN THE  “U-S”  SENATE BEFORE LOSING TO THEN JEFFERSON COUNTY JUDGE-EXECUTIVE MITCH MCCONNELL
IN 1984…..

HUDDLESTON….WHO DIED AT HIS SON’S HOME…..WAS BORN IN BURKSVILLE……



PURSUIT
10/17/18

A WARREN COUNTY MAN IS FACING SEVERAL CHARGES FOLLOWING A PURSUIT THAT ENDED IN ALLEN COUINTY….

THE WARREN COUNTY SHEIRFF’S  DEPARTMENT   ATTEMPED TO STOP A 1993  F-150 PICK-UP PULLING A UTILITY TRAILER  .FOR NO TRAILER  
LIGHTS…..THE ENSUING PURSUIT CROSSED INTO   ALLEN COUNTY ON CEMETERY ROAD….
THE DRIVER…..49 YEAR OLD  DAVID SEARS-JUNIOR OF BOWLING GREEN THEN TURNED ONTO  CHERRY ROAD WHERE HE FLED ON FOOT…..
HE  WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY NEAR A WOODLINE AND CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF FLEEING AND EVADING…..WANTON ENDANGERMENT….
RECKLESS DRIVIGN…AND NO TAIL LAMPS…..
SEARS WAS ALSO SERVED A PROBATION VIOLATION WARRANT…..



SPORTS
10/17/18

AT THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS WERE DEFEATED BY SOUTH WARREN THREE SETS TO NONE…..
AND LOGAN COUNTY DOWNED CLINTON COUNTY……

IN SEMI-FINAL ACTION AT THE FOURTH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT….
GREENWOOD  TAKES ON CLINTON COUINTY….
AND LOGAN COUNTY TANGLES  WITH SOUTH WARREN……







STONE ILL
10/16/18

STATE REPRESENTATIVE WILSON STONE HAS BEEN HOSPITALIZED FOLLOWING WHAT HE DESCRIBED AS  A……SPELL……WHILE TEACHING SUNDAY
SCHOOL AT SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST…..TESTING LATER IN THE DAY REVEALD STONE HAS A BRAIN TUMER…..….

STONE….WHO IS RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION….SAYS HE DOESN’T PLAN ON ALTERING HIS CAMPAIGN PLANS……ALTHOUGH  SURGERY TO REMOVE
THE TUMER MAY LEAVE HIM INCAPACITATED FOR AWHILE…..

SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT….STONE….A DEMOCRAT…..HAS REPRESENTED  THE 22ND DISTRICT  WHICH IS COMPOSED  OF ALLEN….SIMPSON…..
AND A PART OF WARREN COUNTIES....
THIS  YEAR HE’S  RUNNING AGAINST   REPUBLICAN  BRIAN “TIGER” GANN  OF FRANKLIN……



MARCY’S LAW
10/16/18

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE THOMAS WINGATE HAS ORDERED  ELECTION OFFICIALS IN  KENTUCKY  NOT CERTIFY THE RESULTS OF AN UPCOMING
REFEREDUM ON WHETHER TO CHANGE THE COMMONWEALTH’S CONSTITUTION TO GUARANTEE THE RIGHTS OF CRIME VICTIMS…..

IN HIS RULING…..WINGATE SAID THE BALLOT QUESTON  ISN’T WORDED SUFFICIENTLY TO INFORM  RESIDENTS  OF WHAT THEY’RE  VOTING ON…..

THE QUESTON WILL STILL BE ON THE BALLOTT AND VOTERS WILL STILL CAST THEIR BALLOTS……ELECTION OFFICIALS CAN COUNT THEM….BUT THE
JUDGE HAS ORDERED OFFICIALS  NOT TO “CERTIFY”   THE RESULTS UNTIAL AFTER APPELLATE COURTS HAVE RULED…..



WANTED INDIVIDUAL
10/16/18

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A WANTED MAN…..
OFFICERS SAY 32 YEAR OLD JOSHUA DANIEL SCOTTS SHOULD NOT BE APPROACHED… BUT IF YOU SEE HIM……CALL NINE-ONE-ONE IMMEDIATELY….
SCOTT  IS A WHILE MALE…..FIVE-FEET 11-INCHES TALL….HE WEIGHS 175-POUNDS AND HAS MULTIPLE TATTOS……
AND A PICTURE OF SCOTT IS AVAILABLE ON THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE……



SPORTS
10/16/18

AT THE FOURTH REGION A VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BEING PLAYED A FRANKLIN/SIMPSON HIGH SCHOOL….…..

LOGAN COUNTY BATTLE  RUSSELL COUNTY…..
THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON SOUTH WARREN…..







ABORTON CLINIC
10/12/18

KENTUCKY’S   ONLY ABORTIION CLINIC…..PLANNED PARENT HOOD…..AND THE A-C-L-U   ARE ASKING FOR ALMOST ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLON DOLLARS
IN LEGAL COSTS ROM THE COMMONWEALTH……AFTER WINNING A FEDERAL CASE OVER THE CLINIC’S EXISTANCE…..

U-S DISTRICT JUDGE  GREG STIVER RULED  LAST MONTH  THAT REQUIRING ABORTION CLINICS TO HAVE A WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH AN
AMBULANCE SERVICE AND HOSPITAL…FOR EMERGENCIES…..WAS MEDICALLY UNNECESSARY AND AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL BARRIER TO WOMEN
SEEKING ABORTIONS……



SIXTH CONGRESSIONAL RACE
10/12/18

KENTUCKY’S HEATED SIXTH CONGRESSION RACE   WILL BE RECEIVING MORE NATIONAL ATTENTON TODAY AND TOMORROW…..

AS FORMER VICE-PRESIDENT  JOE BIDEN WILL BE IN OWNGSVLLE TODAY IN SUPPORT OF DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGER  AMY MCGRATH…..
AND  PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP WILL PAY A VISIT TO RICHMOND TOMORRW IN SUPPORT OF INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN ANDY BARR……



SPORTS
10/12/18

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM CLAIMED THE 15TH DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP LAST NIGHT……WITH A THREE TO NOTHING WIN ONVER
GLASGOW…..

THEY WILL BEGIN PLAY IN THE REGIONAL TOURNAMENT ON MONDAY……


THE PATRIOTS  RETURN TO ACTION TONIGHT……AS WARREN EAST PAYS A VISIT TO PATRIOT FIELD…..

TONIGHT IS A “PINK OUT”  WITH KICK OFF  AT  SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO PATROT FIELD…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON
SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE……STARTING AT SIX-30…….


PATRIOT GOLFER OWEN STAMPER HAS BEEN SELECTED  SECOND TEAM ALL-STATE BY GOLF HOUSE KENTUCKY  AND THE KENTUCKY GOLF
COACHES ASSOCIATION…..

ALL-STATE GOLF  FIRST AND SECOND TEAM SELECTON ARE BASED ON POINTS EARNED IN HIGH SCHOOL INVITATONAL TOURNAMENTS…..REGIONAL
TOURNAMENT…....AND THE STATE TOURNAMENT…..

STAMPER FINISHED THE SEASON WITH  460 POINTS……19TH ON THE OVER-ALL LIST……







REVENUES UP
10/11/18

ACCORDING TO NEW FIGURES RELEASED YESTERDAY……THE COMMONWEALTH’S  REVENUES CONTINUE TO OUT PERFORM  ESTIMATES…..

GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS ROSE   FOUR-POINT-FOUR  PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER…. COMPARED TO SEPTEMBER OF LAST YEAR…..WHICH  IS  AN
INCREASE OF NEARLY 45-MILLION DOLLARS……

THROUGH THE  FIRST QUARTER OF THE   FISCAL YEAR…..WHICH BEGAN JULY FIRST….THE GENERAL FUND  HAS  GROWN  FOUR-POINT-FIVE
PERCENT……

THE GAINS WERE BROAD-BASED ACCORDING TO STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON……WHO CREDITS LEGISLATION PASSED BY LAWMAKERS
EARLIER THIS YEAR…...AS SALES AND USE  AND CIGARETTE TAXES  CONTINUE TO PERFORM STRONGLY…..WHILE  INCOME TAXES HAVE BEEN
SOFT……



REGULATIONS WAIVED
10/11/18

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATON CABINET  HAS WAIVED CERTAIN COMMERCIAL MOTOR CARRIER REGULATIONS FOR OPERATORS INVOLVED  IN
RELIEF EFFORTS FROM HURRICANE MICHAEL….

THE EMERGENCY DECLARATION  PROVIDES TEMPORARY REGULATORY RELIEF FOR CREWS HEADING TO THE AFFECTED AREAS TO DELIVER  
GOODS…..RESTORE UTILITIES…..AND REMOVE DEBRIS……

THE ORDER EXEMPS A DRIVERS HOURS OF SERVIVCE LIMINTATION AND WEIGH STATON STOPPAGE…..SUSPENDS REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS…..
AND WAIVES PERMIT FEES FOR OVERWIGHT AND OVER-DEMENSITONAL VEHICLES…..AS ALL OTHER REQUIREMENTS WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT…..

COMMERCIAL DRIVERS MUST CARRY A COPY OF THE ORDER…..WHICH EXPIRES  NOVEMERB 10TH……IN THE CAB OF THEIR VEHICLE…..



ARREST-ALLEN
10/11/18

AN UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION HAS LEAD TO THE ARREST OF AN ALLEN COUNTY MAN   ON   CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES…..

STATE POLICE   SAY MARK SCOBY OF SCOTTSVILLE WAS DISCUSSING THE SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN ONLINE…..A SEARCH WARRANT WAS
EXECUTED AND THE EQUIPMENT USED TO COMMIT THE CRIME WAS LOCATED….

SCOBY IS CHARGED WITH 20 COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A  SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR……



POLICE OFFICER SHOT
10/11/18

AN OWENSBORO POLICE OFFICER IS RECOVERING AFTER BEING SHOT BY A HOMEOWNER….

STATE POLICE SAY 23 YEAR OLD ZACHARY MORRIS WAS RESPONDING  TO REPORTS OF A SUSPECIOUS PERSON IN AN ALLEY….THE SEARCH FOR
THE SUSPECT WAS NEAR A HOMEOWNER’S PROPERTY WHO MISTOOK  THE OFFICER FOR A PROWLER  AND SHOT….STRICKING THE OFFICER’S
PROTECTIVE VEST AND FRAGMENTS  STRUCK HIS ABDOMEN……

THE HOMEOWNER WAS QUESTION AND RELEASED AND CHARGED HAVE BEEN FILED…..



FARM FATAL
10/11/18

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN ACCIDENT IN TODD COUNTY THAT INVOLVED A FARM  TRACTOR…..

REPORTEDLY A TWO-THOUSAD-SIX BUICK RENDEZVOUR STRUCK THE REAR….OUTER TIRE OF THE TRACTOR…..SENDING IT INTO A DITCH…..

THE OPERATOR OF THE TRACTOR…..69 YEAR OLD ADEN COBLENTZ DIED AT THE SCENE……

STATE POLICE REMIND  DRIVERS THAT THIS IS HARVEST SEASON….AND FARM EQUIPMENT WILL BE ON THE ROADWAYS……



SPORTS
10/11/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT CROSS COUNTY TEAMS RUN IN THE BARREN COUNTY INVITATIONAL……

THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM GOES TO SOUTH WARREN……

AND THE LADY PATROT VOLLEYBALL TEAM TAKES ON  GLASGOW IN THE CHAMPIONSIP MATCH OF THE 15TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT…….


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON WINNIPEG……







HOME SALES
10/10/18

HOMES SALES IN KENTUCKY FOLLOWED THE NATIONAL TREND BY RISING IN AUGUST AND REACHING 54-HUNDRED-85 TRANSACTIONS……WHICH
WAS A FOUR-POINT-THREE  PERCENT INCREASE OVER   AUGUST OF LAST YEAR…..AND THE SECOND HIGHEST MONTHLY SALES FOR THE
COMMONWEALTH SINCE  JUNE TWENTY-17……

HOME PRICES  ALSO REBOUNDED IN AUGUST BY THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT TO A MEDIAN PRICE OF  134-THOUSAND-440  DOLLARS AFTER
DECREASING IN JULY….AND ARE ALSO UP FROM AUGUST OF LAST YEAR…..

KENTUCKY’S HOUSING INVENTORY ALSO FELL FROM THREE-POINT-82 MONTHS IN  IN JULY….TO A THREE-POINT 56 MONTH SUPPLY IN AUGUST…..
WHICH IS DOWN  SEVEN-POINT-THREE PERCENT FROM AUGUST TWENY-17……

AND DAYS ON THE MARKET ROSE FROM A RECORD LOW OF 95 IN JULY…..TO 104 DAYS IN AUGUST……WHICH IS DOWN  11-POINT-NINE PERCENT
FROM AUGUST OF ALST YEAR AND IS ALSO DOWN NINE-PERCENT FOR THE YEAR……



MARSY’S LAW
10/10/18

A KENTUCKY JUDGE SAYS HE WILL RULE IN THE NEXT 10-DAYS WHETHER A REFERENDUM TO CHANGE THE COMMONWEALTH’S CONSTITUITION CAN
CONTINUE….

EARLIER THIS YEAR…..THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AGREED TO LET VOTERS DECIDE WHEHER TO CHANGE KENTUCKY’S CONSTITUTION  GIVE VICTIMS
THE SAME RIGHTS AS PEOPLE ACCUSED OF CRIMES IN THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM……
THE EFFORT….KNOWN AS   “MARSY’S LAW”….IS NAMED AFTER A CALIFORNIA COLLEGE WHO WAS MURDERED  IN THE 1980s……

THE KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS   SAYS VOTERS CAN’T UNDERSTAND WHAT THE AMENDMENT DOES BECAUSE THE
QUESTON POSED ON THE BALLOT DOESN’T TELL THEM……

THE COMMONWEALTH IS ONE OF SIX STATES WITH QUESTIONS LIKE THIS ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT…..



NEW RACING FACILITY
10/10/18

THE OWNERS OF KENTUCKY DOWNS IN FRANKLIN HAVE FILED AN APPLICATON WITH THE KENTUCKY HORSE RACING COMMISSION  TO EXPAND ITS
FACILITY IN SIMPSON COUNTY AND BUILD AN NEW ONE NEAR FORT CAMPBELL….

KENTUCKY DOWNS WANT TO DOUBLE THE SIZE OF ITS MAIN BUILDING IN FRANKLIN AND BUILD A NEW INDOOR EQUESTRAIN COMPLEX THAT WOULD
INCLUDE NEW R-V AND TRAILER PARKING……

THE NEW 45-MILLION DOLLAR  FACILITY…..TO BE CALLED  OAK GROVES MEADOWS……WOULD BE BUILT ON 80-ACRES OF LAND AND WOULD HOST
RACING ON 15 DAYS FROM OCTOBER 11TH TO NOVEMBER 10TH NEXT YEAR……



SEARCH EFFORT
10/10/18

OFFICIALS ARE SEARCHING FOR A MAN THEY BELIEVED DROWNED  AT LAKE CUMBERLAND  YESERDAY…..

THE 61 YEAR OLD WAS SWIMMING NEAR HIS HOUSEBOAT…..NEAR WOLF CREEK DAM…...WHEN HE WENT UNDER THE WATER AND NEVER CAME BACK
UP……



SPORTS
10/10/18

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY’S TIP OFF EVENT  FOR TOPPER AND LADY TOPPER BASKETBALL…..HILLTOPPER  HYSTERIA….WILL BE THURSDAY-
OCTOBER 18TH AT SIX-30…..

PARKIING AND ADMISSION ARE FREE FOR THE EVEN IN DIDDLE ARENA…..WHICH FEATURES TWO NEW   STATE-OF-THE-ART……HIGH-DEFINITION
VIDEO AND  A NEW SOUND SYSTEM….……

THE TOPPERS WENT  27 AND 11 LAST YEAR…….WHILE THE LADY TOPPERS HAD RECORD OF   24-AND-NINE……







CITY COUNCIL
10/09/18

THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE HAS BEEN AWARDED A FEDERAL GRANT TO ESTABLISH A BUS ROUTE……AND AT LAST NIGHT’S CITY COUNCIL MEETING…..
CITY CLERK GAYLE DAVIS TOLD THE COUNCIL THE BUS HAS BEEN ORDERED……

WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR GREG COOK UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON THE NEW SEWER LINE ON VETERANS MEMORIAL
HIGHWAY…..THE THREE NEEDED EASEMENTS HAVE BEEN PURCHASED AND THE ENGINEERS ARE MAKING THE FINAL CHANGES TO THE PLANS…..
ONCE COMPLETED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY THEY WILL BE SENT TO FRANKFORT……

THE COUNCIL AGAIN DISCUSSED ROAD BLOCKS ON THE SQUARE AND APPROVED A MOTION THAT NO MORE WILL BE SCHEDULED….AFTER JANUARY
FIRST….UNTIL NEW GUIDELINES CAN BE ESTABLISHED……



ARREST
10/09/18

FOLLOWING AN INVESTIGATION THAT BEGAN IN ALLEN COUNTY IN EARLY OCTOBER…STATE POLICE ARREST TWO ALLEN COUNTY RRESIDENTS
YESTERDAY…….

20 YEAR OLD SHIANNE DAVENPORT AND 20 YEAR OLD NICHOLAS MESKER….BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE….WERE CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL ABUSE   WITH
A VICTIM BEING UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE….

THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT……ALLEN COUNTY SERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AND  ALLEN COUNTY CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY
SERVICES WORKED WITH THE INVESTIGATION……



DEAD MAN ON TRAIN
10/09/18

A  “C-S-X”  TRAIN WAS STOPPED NEAR BONNIEVILLE YESTERDAY AFTER STATE POLICE WERE NOTIFIED BY THE CONDUCTOR  THERE WAS A
DECEASED MAN ON TOP OF THE LOCOMOTIVE….

APPARENTLY   THE 28 YEAR OLD MAN  WAS STRUCK IN THE HEAD….BY A LOW HANGING POWER LINE NEAR PARK CITY…..WHILE STANDING ON TOP OF
THE TRAIN…..

STATE POLICE SAY THREE HOMELESS PEOPLE HAD ILLEGALLY JUMPED ON THE TRAIN   NEAR NASHVILLE……..



FATAL-METCALFE
10/09/18

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT SIX MILES EAST OF EDMONTON SATURDAY CLAIMED A LIFE…..
STATE POLICE SAY  71 YEAR OLD ROBERT COATES OF EDMONTON WAS TRAVELING ON KENTUCKY FOUR-96 IN A 1995 LOG TRUCK…..WHEN HE
CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK A TWENTY-12 CHRSYLER  OPERATED  BY 38 YEAR OLD AARON PETRANEK OF EDMONTON……
PETRANEK DIED AT THE SCENE…..HIS TWO PASSENGER WERE TAKEN   TO T-J SAMSON HOSPITAL  AND COATES WAS  FLOWN  TO VANDERBILT
MEDICAL CENTER……



SPORTS
10/09/18

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM BEGINS PLAY IN THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT TONIGHT AS THEY TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY AT FIVE-30…..
THEN MONROE COUNTY GOES AGAINST GLASGOW  AT SEVEN….
AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP  IS  THURSDAY NIGHT AT SIX…….



THE PREDATORS OPEN THE HOME PORTION OF THE SEASON TONGIGHT…..AS THEY RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA TO TAKE ON CALGARY…….







FALL CLEAN WEEK[
10/08/18

THE COMMONWEALTH’S ANNUAL…..FALL CLEANUP ALONG KENTUCKY’S ROADWAYS…..IS THIS WEEK….

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET AND THEIR EMPLOYEES AND CONTRACTORS  SPEND 200-THOUSAND HOURS REMOVING  96-THOUSAND
BAGS OF HIGHWAY LITTER EACH YEAR…..

AND TO ASSIST THOSE EFFORTS…..IN 1988….THE CABINET ESTABLISHED THE  “ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY PROGRAM”   TO REDUCE ROADSIDE
LITTER……AND TODAY THE ORGANIZATON HAS NEARLY   700-GROUPS AND VOLUNEERS WHO  REMOVE THOUSANDS OF BAGS OF LITTER FROM
APPROXIMATLEY 14-HUNDRED MILES OF ROADSIDE……

ANY GROUP CAN ADOPT A TWO MILE SECTION OF HIGHWAY FOR TWO YEARS…….



TEACHERS DEMONSTRATE
10/08/18

IN THE LATEST DEMONSTRATON AGAINST  LAWMAKERS WHO BACK  A CONTENTIOUS PUBLIC PENSON LAW……TEACHERS AND STATE WORKERS
DROVE  MOVING TRUCKS TO THE KENTUCKY STATE CAPITOL SATURDAY……AND VOWED TO OUST SOME  LAWMAKERS IN NOVEMBNER…..

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER….14  U-HAUL AND BUDGET TRUCKS  DROVE TO THE CAPITOL…..WITH APPROXIMATELY 100 PEOPLE
ATTENDING THE….VOTE ‘EM OUT…MOVE ‘EM OUT RALLY……SPONSORED BY THE KENTUCKY PUBLIC PENSION COALITION…….



BESHEAR FUND RAISING
10/08/18

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  SAYS HIS CAMPAIGN  FOR GOVERNOR HAS RAISED   NEARLY  700-THOUSAND DOLLARS   SINCE JULY NINTH…..
AND THAT TOTAL DOES INCLUDE A 20-THOUSAND DOLLAR LOAN FROM BESHEAR…..

BESHEAR  HOPES TO CHALLENGE GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN……WHO ANNOUNCED IN AUGUST HE WOULD SEEK A SECOND TERM…..

HOWEVER….HE COULD FACE SEVERAL PRIMARY OPPONENTS WHO HAVE CRITICIZED HIM FOR STARTING HIS CAMPAIGN TOO EARLY……DISTRACTING
VOTERS FROM THE MIDTERM ELECTIONS…..




THREAT
10/08/18

FOR THE SECON TIME IN THE PAST SEVERAL WEEKS….BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A  THREAT AT THE HENKEL FACILITY YESTERDAY
MORNING….AS EMPLOYEES WERE BACK AT WORK YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….

IN EARLY SEPTEMBER……AUTHORITIES RESPONDED TO A POSSIBLE BOMB THREAT AT HENKEL…..



MEETINGS
10/08/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

CITY COUNCIL AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND HALF-WAY LODGE AND THE BEEKEEPS BOTH MEET AT 7…..

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

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



SPORTS
10/08/18

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







CONNER
10/08/18

89 YEAR OLD CARTLON CONNER OF ALVATON DIES YESTERDAY (SUN) AT BOWLING GREEN NURSING AND REHAB… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT 1 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY… VISITATION BEGINS THIS (MON)
AFTERNOON AT ONE AT THE FUNERAL HOME…

HE IS SURVIVED BY 1 DAUGHTER… NANCY CONNER OF TENNESSEE… SEVERAL NIECES, NEPHEWS, GREAT NIECES AND GREAT NEPHEWS ALSO
SURVIVE…

FROST
10/07/18

66 YEAR OLD PHILLIP GORDON “TOOTIE” FROST OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE THIS AFTERNOON (SUN) AT 2 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. PLESANT CEMETERY… VISITATION BEGINS THIS (SUN) MORNING AT 10
AT THE FUNERAL HOME.. EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE… GLORIA FROST… 1 SON… JESSIE DEWAYNE FROST… 1 BROTHER AND SISTER IN LAW… HAROLD AND LIBBY FROST
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE… 1 SISTER… DIXIE WILLIAMS OF BOWLING GREEN… 5 GRANCHILDEN ALSO SURVIVE…


ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
09/28/18

ACCORDING TO THE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET….THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY  FELL FROM FOUR-
POINT-THREE PERCENT IN JULY TO THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT IN AUGUST……AND THIS AUGUST’S JOBLESS RATE IS ALSO BELOW THE FOUR-
PERCENT RECORDED LAST AUGUST……

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH….JOLESS RATES FELL IN 115 COUNTIES….ROSE IN THREE…..AND REMAINED THE SAME IN TWO….
BOONE….CAMPBELL…AND WOODFORD COUNTIES  RECORDED THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATES AT  THREE-POINT-ONE PERCENT….
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE AT  11-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT…..



JONES SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT
09/28/18

A  FORMER ALLEN COUNTY ACCOUNTANT HAS BEEN SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT FOR WIRE FRAUD AND FILING FRAUDULENT FEDERAL TAX
REUENS….

ACCORDING TO THE PLEA AGREEMENT….STEPHEN C. JONES  DIVERTED 766-THOUSAND-349 DOLLARS FROM HIS EMPLOYER’S BAK ACCOU TO HIS
PEOSNAL ACCOUNT AND HE ALSO DIDN’T REPOR THE FUNDS AS “INCOME” ON HIS TAX RETURNS….
JONES WAS SENTENCED TO 24 MONTHS IN PRISON…..THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE….AND HE WAS ORDERD TO PAY COMPLETE
RESTITUTION…..



DETTMAN PLEA
09/28/18

A FORMER WESTERN KENTUCKYUNIVERSITY PROFESSOR HAS  PLEADED GUILTY IN FEDERAL OUT TO DEFRAUDING THE UNIVERSITY ….

ACCORDING TO THE PLEA AGREEMENT…..52 YEAR OLD MATTHEW DETTMAN DIVERTED PAYMENTS TO THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT….TOTALING
236-THOUSAND DOLALRS…..FOR HIS OWEN PERSONAL USE….

DETTMAN  FACES UP TO 20-YEARS IN PRISON…..A FINE TO 250-THOUSAND DOLALRS….AND THREE YEARS OF SUPERVIED RELEASE…..
HE MUST ALSO PAY RESTITUTION IN THE AMOUNT OF 236-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO THE UNIVERSITY…..



EVANS
09/28/18

84 YEAR OLD ROBERT DALE EVANS OF PEKIN-ILLINOIS   DIED MONDAY AT GRAHAM HOSPITAL IN CANTON-ILLINOIS…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SUNDAY MORNING AT 10-30  AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH  BURIAL IN WOODS CEMETERY WITH MILITARY HONORS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
NINE-30 SUNDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BRUCE ANDTRACY OF MICHIGAN AND TROY OF ILLINOIS…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW;
MICHAEL AND PEGGY OF ILLINOIS…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; NORMA AND WESLEY STEIN OF CALIFORNIA AND SANDRA AND
RON SHULTS AND SHERRY EVANS ALL OF ILLINOIS…..11 GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



CHERRY
09/28/18

69 YEAR OLD DALLAS JUNIOR CHERRY OF SCOTTSVILLED 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 MT. UNION METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM ON DONATIONS FOR
FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; VIRGINIA HISER OF GLASGOW AND JEANETTE AND JERRY KIRBY OF ALVATON…….



SPORTS
09/28/18

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

KICK-OFF IS SEVEN……BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP TO FRANKLIN…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..
WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30……..







KENTUCKY TAXES
09/27/18

A NEW STUDY SHOWS KENTUCKY’S  BUSINESS TAX ENVIRONMENT HAD THE GREATEST  IMPROVEMENT IN THE NATION…..

THE COMMONWEALTH  RANKED 23RD THIS YEAR IN THE…..20-19 STATE BUSINESS TAX CLIMATE INDEX PUBLISHED BY THE TAX FOUNDATION…….A 16-
SPOT IMPROVEMENT  OVER LAST YEAR…..

KENTUCKY WENT TO A SINGLE RATE INDIVIDUAL AND CORPORATE INCOME TAX….. ELIMINATING SOME BUSINESS TAX CREDITS…….THE
COMMONWEALTH  ALSO EXPANDED THE   SALES TAX BASE AND BEGAND PHASING OUT INVENTORY TAX CREDITS…..OR TAXES ON INVENTORY HELD IN
KENTUCKY BY BUSINESSES…..

ACCORDING TO THE REPORT…..KENTUCKY ACTUALLY IMPROVED ITS TAX STRUCTURE WHILE INCREASING COLLECTIONS…..WHICH IS A REVENUE
POSITIVE REFORM……



ARREST
09/27/18

TUESDAY…..DETECTIVES WITH THE BARREN RIVER DRUG  TASK  FORCE….ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT .AND SCOTTSVILLE POLICE
DEPARTMENT EXECUTED A  SEARCH WARRANT AT SIX-33  MT. CARMEL  CHRUCH ROAD….IN REFERENCE TO AN ASSAULT AND DRUG
INVESTIGATIONS……

LOCATED WERE 310-GRAMS OF CRYSTAL METH WITH A STREET VALUE OF 31-THOUSAND DOLLARS, HANDGUNS,  DIGITAL SCALES AND OVER  FOUR-
THOUSAND DOLLARS  CASH……
38 YEAR OLD KYLE CALVERT WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTNACE-METH,  POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN BY A
CONVICTED FELON, POSSESION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA,  ASSAULT, KIDNAPPING, TERRORISTIC THREATENING AND WANTON ENDANGERMENT…..
AND 36 YEAR OLD TANESHA HAGGARD CALVERT WAS CHARGED  WITH ASSAULT……
BOTH WERE LODGED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION  CENTER…..



URBER SETTLEMENT
09/27/18

KENTUCKY IS GETTING OVER A HALF-MILLION DOLLARS  FROM A SETTLEMENT WITH UBER….

IT’S PART OF AN AGRMENT  BETWEEN  ALL  50-STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA  AND THE RIDE-SHARING OVER A   TWENTY-16…..NATIONWIDE
DATA BREACH…..THAT EXPOSED LICENSE INFORMATION OF   600-THOUAND OF ITS DRIVERS……
IN THE COMMONWEALTH….OVER   25-HUNDRED  UBER DRIVERS WERE AFFECTED…..

THE 664-THOUSAND DOLLARS WILL BE PLACED INTO  KENTUCKY’S GENERAL FUND FOR LAWMAKERS TO APPROPRIATE DURING THE 20-20
LEGISLATIVE  BUDGET SESSION……



SPORTS
09/27/18

YESTERDAY…..AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL….GREG DUNN WAS INTRODUCTED AT THE EIGHT HEAD COACH OF THE  LADY PATRIOT
BASKETBALL TEAM…..
DUNN…..A FORMER HEAD COACH AT PORTLAND-TENNESSEE AND GREEWOOD….. WAS ALSO PRINCIPAL AT GREENWODD AND AC/S…..
FORMER LADY PATRIOT AND UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL PLAYER…. SHELBY HARPER…..WAS ALSO INTRODUCED AS A NEW ASSISTANT
COACH……


THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM PLAYS IN THE REGIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT…..
THE CROSS COUNTY TEAMS  RUN AT BARREN COUNTY…..
THE SOCCER  TEAM GOES TO RUSSELLVILLE….
AND THE FRESHMAN  FOOTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO GREENWOOD……







FISCAL COURT
09/26/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE MEADOR FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND THE COURT APPROVED A  
RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT FUNDING FROM THE…..“ECONOMIC  REGONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM”’..W HICH WILL BE FUNDED BY SIX-
PERCENT  OF WHAT  “T-V-A ‘  PAYS IN-LIEU OF TAXES…..

AND SHERIFF JEFF  COOKE TOLD THE COURT THAT HIS DEPARTMENT HAS OBTAINED FUNDING TO PURCHASE A NEW  “K-NINE……



TEST SCORES
09/26/18

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF EDUCATION  HAS RELEASED  THE TWENTY-17-TWENTY-18   STUDENT ASSESSMENT RESULTS  FOR THE  SECOND
YEAR OF THE TRANSITION PERIOD…..AND ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS CURRICULUM SUPERVISOR  CHAD COOOPER  TELLS NEWSWATCH  THEY WERE
PLEASED WITH ALLEN COUNTY’S RESULTS……

THE COMMONWEALTH IS IN THE PROCESS OF PHASING IN A NEW ACCOUNTABILTY SYUSTEM…...WHICH IS SCHEDULED TO BE FULLY IMPLEMENT THIS
SCHOOL YEAR…...AND THE NEW TEST CONFOMS TO REQUIREMENTS OF THE  FEDERAL  “EVERY STUDENT SUCCEDDS ACT” AND KENTUCKY SENATE
BILL-ONE….
WHEN FULLY IMPLEMENTED…..SCHOOL AND DISTRICT PERFORMANCE WILL BE CLASSIFIED USING A FIVE-STAR RATING SYSTEM……



MADDEN
09/26/18

TIMOTHY MADDEN WAS BACK IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY  AFTERNOON FOR A  PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE….REGARDING THE STATUS OF
THE DISCOVERY MATERIALS REQUESTED BY MADDEN’S  ATTORNEY TOM GRIFFITHS AND SETTING A START DATE FOR THE TRIAL….
GRIFFITHS STATED THAT HE HAD RECEIVED THE MAJORITY OF THE REQUESTED RECORDS AND WOULD NEED TIME TO REVIEW THEM TO PREPARE
AN ADEQUATE DEFENSE….
NO PRETRIAL MOTIONS WERE RULED ON DURING TODAY’S PROCEEDINGS….JUDGE JANET CROCKER SET A DEADLINE FOR ANY SUPPLEMENTS TO
ANY PRETRIAL MOTIONS PREVIOUSLY MADE BY TRAVIS LOCK OR ANY NEW MOTIONS TO BE FILED BY NOVEMBER 16TH……ANOTHER PRETRIAL
CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD FRIDAY DECEMBER 14TH AT 9:00 AM……



SPORTS
09/26/18

THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE HAS FINED KENTUCKY  100-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR VIOLATING ITS   POLCY ON ACCESS TO THE COMPETITION
AREA…..FOLLOWING THE WILDCATS VICTORY OVER   MISSISSIPPI STATE SATURDAY…..

THE SCHOOL WAS FINED FOR A SECOND OFFENSE….ITS FIRST SINCE A TWENTY-14 FOOTBALL  GAME…..AS FANS GATHERED IN THE SOUTH END
ZONE OF KROGER FIELD TO CELEBRATE THE VICTORY……







NEWS LICENSES
09/25/18

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET……YESTERDAY…..RELEASED THE NEW LOOK FOR  LICENSES THAT WILL BE AVAILABEL TO RESIDENTS
NEXT YEAR…..
THE LICENSES ARE DESIGNED TO BE TOUGHER TO FORGE…..AND THEY COMPLY WITH FEDERAL ‘REAL I-D” STANDARDS WHICH REQUIRE  STATES TO
OBTAIN MORE PAPERWORK FROM DRIVERS TO PROVE RESIDENCE…..

KENTUCKIANS WILL BE ABLE TO SELECT STANDARD OR TRAVEL LICENESE…..THE TRAVEL LICENSE OFFERS THE SAME BENEFITS OF A STANDARD
DRIVER’S LICENSE…..WITH THE BONUS OF BEING ACCEPTED AT AIRPORT SECURITY CHECKPOINTS AND MILITARY BASES……
LICENSES INITIALLY WILL BE GOOD FOR  FOUR  OR EIGHT YEARS…..THE NEW EIGHT-YEAR STANDARD DRIVER’S LIVENSE WILL BE   43-DOLLARS AND
THE NEW EIGHT YEAR TRAVEL I-S WILL BE 48…..THE TRAVEL “PERSONAL  I-D” FOR THOSE WITHOU A DRIVERS LICENSE WILL BE 28-DOLLARS…..AND
FOUR YEAR LICENSES WILL BE HALF THAT COST….

THEN BEGINNING IN   TWENTY-23….ONLY EIGHT YEAR LICENSES WILL BE AVAILABLE……



NAPIER
09/25/18

77 YEAR OLD SUE CAROL NAPIER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..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 AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; THOMAS NAPIER….A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LWA TIM AND LISA….AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; BONNIE
AND BILLY THACKER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



ATWOOD
09/24/18

89 YEAR OLD ORA ATWOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE  DIED SUNDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNEAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (WED)
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOEM…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; RUSSELL OF TENNESSEE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; PATTY RENEAU AND BARBARA AND GERALD
RASCOE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…..



SPORTS
09/25/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO WESTMORELAND….

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS MONROE COUNTY FOR SENIOR NIGHT…..
THE SOCCER TEAM TRAVELS TO BARREN COUNTY….

AND THE BOY’S REGIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL THURSDAY…….


THE PREDATORS HAVE THEIR FINAL PRE-SEASON GAME TONIGHT AT THEY HOST CAROLINA……







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
09/24/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVEMOPMENT CABINET…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN THE COMMONWEALTH  
ROSE FROM FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN JULY TO FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN AUGUST….. HOWEVER…..THIS AUGUST’S JOBLESS RATE IS   A-
HALF-OF-A-PERCENT BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT RECORDED IN AUTUST OF LAST YEAR……

KENTUCKY IS HAVING MORE INDIVIDUALS ENTERING THE LABOR FORCE AND GETTING JOBS….HOWEVER…..THE GROWTH IN BOTH THE LABOR
FORCE AND EMPLOYMENT HAVE SLOWED AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S LABOR MARKET TIGHTENS……GROWTH IN THE NUMBER OF JOBS REPORTED
BY EMPLOYERS  ALSO SLOWED AND DECLINED IN AUGUST……

THE “U-S JOBLESS RATE IN AUGUST REMAINED UNCHANGED FROM THE THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT THAT WAS RECORDED IN AUSUGT……




ROAD WORK IN ALLEN
09/24/18

THIS WEEK…..THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION  WILL CONTINUE WORK   ON THE KENTUCKY-98  REALIGNMENT PROJECT IN THE
DURHAM SPRINGS AREA…..THE MAJORITY OF THE WORK WILL STILL TAKE PLACE OFF THE ROADWAY AND HAVE LITTLE IMPACT ON TRAFFIC…..
STEWART ROAD HAS RE-OPENED AND MOTORISTS SHOULD BE AWARD THAT A STOP SIGN  IS IN PLACE ON STEWARD ROAD WHERE THE NEW
ALIGNMENT OF KENTYCKY-98 CROSSES STEWART ROAD….

ON KENTUCKY  FIVE-85…..GOLD CITY ROAD…..CREWS WIL BE WORKING ON PIPE REPLACEMENTS IN PREPARATION FOR A RESURFAING JOB FROM
THE ALLEN/SIMPSON COUNTY LINE  TO KENTUCKY  13-32…….



STAMPS
09/24/18

65 YEAR OLD DEBBIE STAMPS OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND FORMERLY OF AUBURN….. DIED SATURDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 11 AT SUMMERS-KIRBY AND SANDERS FUNERAL HOME IN RUSSELLVILLE WITH BURIAL IN NEW HOPE CEMETERY IN
SCOTTSVILLE…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE TOMORROW (TUES)   AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….. AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY
TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES….

SHES SURVIVED BY ERNIE MCMILLIN OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; TRENT AND KESHIA OF ADAIRVILLE…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND
SON-IN-LAW; RONDA MARTIN OF ARIZONA AND JESSICA AND JON ARTERBURN OF SCOTTSVILLE… TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; GAYLE AND
MIKE HOWARD OF AUBURN AND MELANIE AND DAN DOUGLAS OF LEWISBURG…..NINE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/24/18

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEY BALL TEAM PLAYS AT WARREN CENTRAL……
THE JUNIOR VARISTY FOOTBALL TEAM HOSTS BOWLING GREEN…..

ANSD THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM   TAKES PART  IN THE REGION FOUR TOURNAMENT   AT THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTRY  CLUB  IN
TOMPKINSVILLE….







SUPREME COURT HEARING
09/21/18

IT WAS A SHORT HEARING FOR THE KENTUCKY SUPREMEN COURT YESTERDAY AS THEY HEARD AGRUMENT OVER THE COMMONWEALTH’S NEE
PENSION  LAW…..

ATTORNEYS FOR GOVERNOR  MATT BEVIN AND ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR EACH HAD 20-MINUTES TO SUMERIZE THEIR SIDE OF THE
CASE….AS THEY ARGUED OVER WHETHER LEGISLATORS VIOLATED THE  KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION BY RUSHING THE BILL TO PASSAGE IN A MATTER
OF HORUS THIS SPRING….

JUSTICES DID NOT RULE ON SENATE BILL ONE-51 YESTERDAY….BUT ONE JUSTICE INDICATED HE HAS A MORE “LITERAL” INTERPRETATION OF THE
CONSTITUTION……




HORSE CAVE SUED
09/21/18

A BARREN COUNTY MAN HAS FILED A LAWSUIT IN FEDERAL COURT  AGAISNT THE CITY OF HORSE CAVE AND ITS POLICE DEPARTMENT…..THE CIVIL
SUIT ALLEGES OFFICER TRIED TO COERCE HIMS INTO ORCHESTRATING A DRUG DEAL……

TRAVIS BRANSTETTER OF GLASGOW IS ALSO SUING FORMER HORSE CAVE POLICE CHIEF SEAN HENRY AND OFFICERS LARRY DALE MARTIN AND
JAMES ROBERTS….

BRANSTETTER ALLEGES HE WAS UNLAWFULLYU DETAIND AND ARRESTED AT A ROADBLOCK IN AUGUST OF LAST YEAR……AND WAS TOLD HE WAS
BEING CHARGED WITH D-U-I EVEN THOUGH OFFICERS DIDN’T PERFORM ANY FIELD SOBERITY TESTS…..
BRANSTETTER FURTHER ALLEGES THAT OFFICERS TOLD HIM HE WOULDN’T BE ARRESTED IF HE SET UP A DRUG PURCHASE WITH A THIRD PARTY…..



TRAVELING WALL
09/21/18

THE VIETMAN MEMORIAL WALL REPLICA IS IN TOMPKINSVILLE THRU THE WEEK-END…AT TOMPKINSVILLE CITY PARK…...

THE EXHIBIT IS OPEN…..TO THE PUBLIC  24-HOURS A DAY…..UNTIL SUNDAY…..
THEN THE CLOSING CEREMONY WILL BE HELD AT SEVEN SUNDAY NIGHT……



PUBLIC LANDS DAY
09/21/18

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL ;PARK IS CELEBRATING  PUBLIC LANDS DAY THIS WEEK-END……

THE PARK WILL OFFER FREE DISCOVERTY TOURS TOMORROW…..
THE SELF-GUIDED TOURS WILL BE OFFERED AT 10 AND THREE…..PARTICIPANTS NEED TO PICK UP THEIR TICKETS IN THE VISITORS CENTER FOR
THE TOUR….WHICH BEGINS AT THE HISTORIC ENTRANCE…..

SUDNAY…..MAMMOTH CAVE WILL HOLD ITS  “4TH ANNUAL MAMMOTH-ON”….. AMERICA’S ONLY  CAVE WALK….TRIAL HIKE….AND BICYCLE TRIATHLON
STARTING AT EIGHT AT THE PARK LODGE…..



SPORTS
09/21/18

THE PATRIOTS RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO CELEBRATE HOMECOMING…..AS THEY TAKE ON GRAYSON COUNTY…..

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…..WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30……



THE PREDATORS ARE AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA TONIGHT FOR A PRESEASON GAME AGAINST TAMPA BAY…..







STONE APOLOGIES
09/20/18

22ND DISTRICT STATE REPRESENTATIVE WILSON STONE HAS APOLOGIZED FOR USING TAXPAYER MONEY TO CAMPAIGN FOR VOTES….

STONE….A DEMOCRAT….. USED PUBLIC MONDAY TO MAIL A SURVEY TO RESIDENTS IN HIS DISTRICT ASKING THEM ABOUT VARIOUS  ISSUES THAT
COULD COME BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY NEXT  YEAR……AND THE SURVEY INCLUDED THE LINE “I REQUEST YOUR VOTE AND SUPPORT”……..
STATE G-O-P  OFFICIALS….WHO  SAY THAT  VIOLATES STATE ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS…..YESTERDAY FILED COMPLAINTS WITH THE
LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION AND THE KENTUCKY REGISTRY OF ELECTON FINANCE YESTERDAY……
IN A NEWS RELEASE…..STONE SAID THE SENTENCE WAS A MISTAKE AND PROMISED TO “QUICKLY TAKE STEPS TO RECTIFY THE SITUATION”…..

STONE…..WHO HAS BEEN IN THE HOUSE SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-NINE…..FACES REPUBLICAN BRIAN “TIGER” GANN IN NOVEMBNER……



FEDERAL MOGAL SETTLEMENT
09/20/18

FEDERAL MOGUL AND INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSE  COMPANY HAVE SETTLED CLAIMS  WITH MORE THAN 300-PEOPLE…..WHO ALLEGED THE COMPANIES
THAT OWNED THE FEDERAL-MOGUL PLANT IN SCOTTSVILLE…...ALLOW WASTE FROM MATERIALS MANUFACTURED AT THE FACILITY TO CONTAMINATE
THE SURROUNDING ENVIRONMENT…..

IN FEDERAL COURT…..JUDGE JOSEPH  MCKINLEY DISMISSED THE PERSONAL INJURY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE CLAIMS….BROUGHT BY THE
PLAINTIFFS….WHO HAD REACHED A SETTLEMENT WITH THE OWNERS OF THE FACILITY WHERE BRAKE PADS WERE ONCE MADE…..

THE CLASS ACTON LAWSUIT…..CLAIMED PROPERTY OWNERS WITHIN A TWO-AND-A HALF-MILES RADIUS OF THE FACILITY WERE EXPOSED TO THE
HARMFUL EFFECTS OF POLLUTANTS FOUND IN DRUM OF  WASE SOLVENTS AND TOXIC SLUDGE THAT HAD BEEN BURIED UNDER A BUILDING AT THE
FACILITY AND IN THE SCOTTSVILLE CITY LANDFILL……DATING BACK TO THE 1970s…..WHEN THE PLANT MANUFACTURED  METAL HARDWARE FOR
CURTAINS AND DRAPERIES……



FRATERNITY CLOSED
09/20/18

THE ALPHA TAU OMEGA FRATERNITY IS CLOSING ITS UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY CHAPTER  FOLLOWING AN INTERNAL INVESTIGATION INTO A FATAL
ACCIDENT SATURDAY…….

SUSPEND U-K STUDENT AND A-T-O PLEDGE JACOB HEIL…WHO WAS DRINKING BEFORE THE CRASH  THAT KILLED  A FOUR YEAR OLD BOY.....TOLD
AUTHORITIES HE LEFT A TAILGATE BEFORE HIS ARREST…..

U-K OFFICIALS SAY THE FRATERNITY COLLECTED MONEY FROM MEMBERS FOR AN UNREGISTERED TAILGATE…..WHERE ALCOHOL WAS SERVED TO
MINORS AND PLEDGES WERE FORCED TO SERVE ALCOHOL TO OTHERS…..

THE UNIVERSITY WHICH OWNS THE PROPERTY WHERE THE CHAPTER IS LOCATED WILL WORK WITH STUDENTS TO FIND OTHER HOUSING
ARRANGEMENTS…..



HOME SCHOOLING REPORT
09/20/18

A NEW REPORT ON HOME SCHOOLING IN THE COMMONWEALTH  FINDS  HOME SCHOOLING IS INCREASING ACROSS THE NATION AND AT A FASTER
RATE IN KENTUKCY……

IN TWENTY-17……AN ESTIMATE   THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT WERE  HOME SCHOOLED NATIONWIDE…..WHILE THE NUMBER IN THE
COMMONWEAL WAS   THREE-POINT-SIX PERCENT…….OR MORE THAN 26-THOUSAND-500 STUDENTS…..

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CONSIDERS HOME SCHOOLS TO BE PRIVATE…..UNACCREDITED SCHOOLS…..OPERATED BY A PARENT
OF GUARDIAN….. AND THEY ALSO FEAR  SOME FAMILIES ARE REPORTING THEIR CHILDREN HOME SCHOOLED…..BUT ARE NOT TRULY OPERATING A
HOME SCHOOL……



SPORTS
09/20/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY WARREN EAST…..

THE PATRIOT FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM   PLAYS AT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……
THE SOCCER TEAM TAKES ON MONROE COUNTY  AT THE SCOTTIE CLASSIC…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS AT   HOME TO TAKE ON GLAGOW….. AND TONIGHT HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AT “PACK THE STANDS NIGHT”
…..
PLAY WILL START AT FIVE-30 WITH THE FRESHMAN…..WHICH WILL BE FOLLOWED BY JUNIOR VARSITY ACTION……AND THE VARSITY MATCH……

ALL AC/S STUDENT WILL BE ADMITTED FREE TO THE GAME…...AND FANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO  WEAR RED…..….







FLU CAMPAIGN
09/19/18

THE FOUNDATION FOR A HEALTHY KENTUCKY HAS ANNOUNCED A STATEWIDE FLU PREVENTION CAMPAIGN…..WHICH  IS AIMED AT PREVENTING AN
EPIDEMIC-LEVEL FLU SEASON  LIKE LAST YEAR……WHEN MORE THAN 10-THOUSAND PEOPLE WERE INFECTED……

THE…..FOCUS ON FLU CAMPAIGN……IS URGING KENTUKIANS TO GET  VACCINATED ON KENTUCKY FLU SHOT DAY…..WHICH IS SEPTEMBER 26TH…..
OR BY THE END OF OCTOBER……

HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THEY WANT TO SEE VACCINATIONS INCREASE…..AS TYPICALLY ONLY  38-PERCENT OF ADULTS AND   44-PERCENT OF
CHILDREN GET A FLU SHOT……



FATAL
09/19/18

A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT  ON BALDOCK  ROAD LAST NIGHT CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A  BOWLING GREEN MAN…..

THE WARREN COUNTY SHEIRFF’S DEPARTMENT SAYS  20 YEAR OLD BRANDON BROWN   WAS THE ONLY PERSON IN THE VEHICLE AT THE TIME OF
THE ACCIDENT……



UK STUDENT SUSPENDED
09/19/18

THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY HAS SUSPENDED A STUDENT  ACCUSED OF CAUSING THE DEATH OF A FOUR YEAR OLD CHILD….

18 YEAR OLD JACOB HEIL AND THE FRATERNITY HE PLEDGED….ALPHA TAU OMEGA….. HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED PENDING INVESTIGATION…..


HEIL….. IS ACCUSED OF BEING UNDER THE INFLUENCE WHEN HE HIT THE CHILD SATURDAY NEAR KROGER FIELD……REPORTEDLY HEIL SAID HE
WAS LEAVING A TAILGATING PARTY WHERE HE SAYS HE DRANK TWO BEERS SEVERAL HOURS BEFORE…..

REPORTEDLY…..HEIL HAD A BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL OF  “POINT-ZERO-FIVE-ONE”….. WHICH IS OVER THE LIMIT FOR INDIVIDUALS YOUNGER THAN
21…….



RUSSELL COUNTY MAN GUILTY
09/19/18

A FEDERAL JURY HAS CONVICTED A RUSSELL COUNTY MAN GUILTY IN A CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CASE…..

54 YEAR OLD ROBERT HELTON WAS FOUND GUILTY ON FIVE COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYING  A SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A
MINOR AND FIVE COUNTS OF DISTRIBUTION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR…..



SPORTS
09/19/18

THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY IS INVITING TEACHERS TO SATURDAYS GAME AT KROGER FIELD…..

AS PART OF THE…..EXTRA YARD FOR TEACHERS CAMPAIGN…..U-K FOOTBALL  IS INVITING TEACHER TO PURCHASE TICKETS AT A DISCOUNT PRICE
OF  26-DOLLARS……

MOST LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED FOR THEIR TEACHERS TO HAVE ACCESS TO THE OFFER…….







PLANNING & ZONING
09/17/2018

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…. A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD CONCERNING A REQUEST
BY GARTH MIDDAUGH TO HAVE A ZONE CHANGE FOR TWO LOTS LOCATED AT SIX-14 EAST LOCUST STREET FROM AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL
BUSINESS TO MULTI-FAMILY…. THE COMMISSION APPROVED THE ZONE CHANGE…..

I-M-I REQUESTED A VARIANCE TO REDUCE ROAD FRONTAGE REQUIREMENTS LOCATED AT THREE-12  SOUTH  3RD STREET….THE ROAD WILL BE
GATED AND WILL BE USED AS AN ACCESS POINT BY A-C-F-S….THE COMMISSION APPROVED THE ZONE CHANGE…..
THE NEXT MEETING OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION WILL BE  OCTOBER 22ND AT 7:00 PM



PLANNING & ZONING
09/17/2018

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…. A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD CONCERNING A REQUEST
BY GARTH MIDDAUGH TO HAVE A ZONE CHANGE FOR TWO LOTS LOCATED AT SIX-14 EAST LOCUST STREET FROM AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL
BUSINESS TO MULTI-FAMILY…. THE COMMISSION APPROVED THE ZONE CHANGE…..

I-M-I REQUESTED A VARIANCE TO REDUCE ROAD FRONTAGE REQUIREMENTS LOCATED AT THREE-12  SOUTH  3RD STREET….THE ROAD WILL BE
GATED AND WILL BE USED AS AN ACCESS POINT BY A-C-F-S….THE COMMISSION APPROVED THE ZONE CHANGE…..
THE NEXT MEETING OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION WILL BE  OCTOBER 22ND AT 7:00 PM



SPORTS
09/18/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST……

THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM ENTERTAINS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……
AND THE LADY PATROT  VOLLEYBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO WARREN EAST…..


THE HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM  WON THEIR FIRST GAME AS THEY BEAT MONROE COUNTY  THREE TO TWO…..







PRIMARY CENTER GRANT
09/17/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY PRIMARY  CENTER HAS RECEIVED A……38-HUNDRED-98 DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION GRANT…..THAT WILL BE
USED TO   HELP THE 900-SUDENTS AT THE SCHOOL ENHANCE THEIR READING SKILLS…..

THE GRANT WILL BE USED TO PURCHASE THE…..READING “A” TO “Z” PROGRAM….. WHICH WILL SUPPLEMENT THE CURRENT READING PROGRAM
CALLED…..BEING A READER…….

THE NEW PROGRAM PROVIDES ADDITIONAL MATERIALS FOR TEACHER TO USE TO TEACH READING…..AND SINCE THE NEW PROGRAM IS DIGITAL THE
65-TEACHERS IN THE BUILDING CAN USE THE PROGRAM AS NEEDED……



MEDICAL TEAM
09/17/18

A MEDICAL TEAM FROM THE COMMONWEALTH LEFT YESTERDAY TO ASSIST  VICTIMS IMPACTED BY HURRICANE FLORENCE….

THE TEAM……CONSISTING OF NINE REGISTERED NURSES AND TWO ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF MEMBERS…..WILL TRAVEL TO SHELTERS TO PROVIDE
BASIC HEALTH SERVICES FOR PEOPLE IN STABLE CONDITION…..BUT WHO HAVE A CHRONIC CONDITION THAT NEEDS SPECIAL ATTENTION…..

THE TEAM  WILL BE GONE FOR TWO WEEKS…..



GRIMES INVESTIGATON
09/17/18

THE KENTUCKY PERSONNEL BOARD HAS VOTED TO INVESTIGATE  SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES’ USE OF THE
COMMONWEALTH’S VOTER REGISTRATION DATABASE….

KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF ELECTONS EXECUTIE DIRECTOR  JARED DEARING ASKED THE BAORD OF INVESTIGATE…..HE SAID GRIMES AND HER
OFFICE   HAVE BEEN USING  THE  DATEBASE TO LOOK UP THE POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION OF CURRENT AND POTENTIAL  EMPLOYEES…..



FANN
09/17/18

76 YEAR OLD PATRICIA ANN “PAT”  FANN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TODAY (MON) AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CLIFTON CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE
FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

SHE’S SURVIVE BY HER HUSBAND; JERRY FANN…..AND THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JERRY ROBERT AND  HELEN AND JERRY CALVIN AND
CANDISE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND GARY AND JENNIFER OF TENNESSEE…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN AND 11 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
09/17/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM  PLAYS AT RUSSELLVILLE…..

THE LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL TEAM  HOSTS CLINTON COUNTY…..
THE SOCCER TEAM GOES TO MONROE COUNTY……
AND THE JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WESTMORELAND…..







WHITLOW
9/15/18

66 YEAR OLD JOHN WAYNE WHITLOW OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SUN)
AFTERNOON AT 3 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME… VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW (SUN) MORNING AT 10 AT THE FUNERAL HOME… IN LIEU OF FLOWERS,
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OPF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…

HE IS SURIVED BY 1 SON… DAMON WHITLOW OF SCOTTSVILLE… 3 DAUGHTERS… TIFFANY MURPHY AND ERIN WHITLOW BOTH OF INDANA… AND
NIKOLE AMATEAU OF CALIFORNIA… HIS FATHER… ERNEST PRESTON WHITLOW OF SCOTTSVILLE… 3 BROTHERS AND 2 SISTERS IN LAW… BANNY AND
BEVERLY WHITLOW OF INDIANA… JOE WHITLOW… AND MIKE AND KANEAL WHITLOW ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE… 12 GRANDCHILDREN AND 1 GREAT-
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…


BAND FESTIVAL
09/14/18

THE PATROT MARCHING BAND WILL HOST THE…..PATRIOT MARCHING INVITATIONAL TOMORROW…..AT PATROT STADIUM……

15-BANDS WILL BE TAKING PART WITH COMPETITION BEGINNING AT THREE-45…. THE FOLLOWING A  BREATK  AT FIVE-45…..COMPETITION WILL
CONTINUE….

THE PATRIOT BAND WILL PERFORM AT SEVEN-45  AND THE AWEDS PROGRAM WILL START AT EIGHT….

THE  PATRIOT MARCHING INVITATIONAL MARKS THE FIRST TIME IN OVER 20-YEARS THE BAND HAS HOSTED A REGULAR SEASON FESTIVAL…..THE
SCHOOL HAS HOSTED K-M-E-A STATE REGIONAL QUARTERFINALS AND SEMIFINAL EVENTS…..



PAUL SUIT
09/14/18

THE ATTORNEY  FOR SENATOR RAND PAUL’S  NEIGHBOR   HAS APPEALED A COURT ORDER FOR HIS CLIENT TO STAY AWAY FROM PAUL AND HIS
FMAILY WHILE A LAWSUIT IS PENDING…..

JUDGE TYLER GILL ISSUED A TEMPORARY INJUNCTION AGAINST  RENEE  BOUCHER…..WHO SPENT 30 DAYS IN JAIL…..ON A FEDERAL CHARGE OF
ASSAULTING A CONGRESSMAN OUTSIDE OF HIM HOME LAST FALL……

PAUL SUED BOUCHER IN STATE COURT FOR DAMAGES RELATED TO THE ASSAULT…. AND BOUCHER FILED A COUNTERCLAIM ALLEGING YARD WASTE
BY PAUL CONSTITUTED A PRIVATE NUISANCE…..



QUARLES ELECTED
09/14/18

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES HAS BEEN ELECTED TO A TOP POSITION  IN THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE
DEPARTMENTS OF AGRICULTURE…..

QUARLES WAS  SELECTED SECOND VICE-PRESIDNET DURING THE GROUPS ANNUAL MEETING……
AND HE BECOMES THE FIRST KENTUCKY  “AG”  COMMISSIONER TO HOLD OFFICE  IN THE ASSOCIATION  SINCE   BILLY RAY SMITH  IN THE EARLY TWO-
THOUSANDS……



SPORTS
09/14/18

THE PATROTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT TO LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE TO TAKE ON PULASKI COUNTY……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP…..KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSEL 12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-
POINT THREE…… WVLE…. STARTING AT SIX-30 TONIGHT……







WARREN PLANT EXPANDING
09/12/18

PRECISON STRIP INCORPORATED…..A METAL PROCESSING COMPANY LOCATED IN SCOTTYS INDUSTRIAL PARK IN BOWLING GREEN…...IS GOING TO
DOUBLE  ITS ORIGINAL PLANNED INVESTMENT IN WARREN COUNTY TO 32-MILLON DOLLARS THAT WILL CREATE 31 FULL-TIME BOBS……

THE  CURRENT FACILITY WILL BE DOUBLED WITH AN 80-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT ADDITION…..FOR A SECOND LINE……PRECISON  STRIPS OPENED
IN BOWLING GREEN AND CURRENTLY EMPLOYEES 14 PEOPLE…..



FATAL-WARREN
09/13/18

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

39 YEAR OLD ELIZE J. PRATER OF JEFFERSONVILLE WAS SOUTHBOUND  IN THE RIGHT LANE….WHEN THE VEHICLE THEY WERE FOLLOWING  CAME TO
A SUDDEN STOP…..PRATER SWERVED  TO AVOID A COLLISON….CAUSING THE VEHICLE TO LEAVE THE ROADWAY…..GO UP AN EARTH
EMBANKMENT…..AND OVERTURN SEVERAL TIMES….

A PASSENGER…..59 YEAR OLD ELIZE T. PRATER  FROM MT STERLING….WHO WAS RESTRAINED WITH THE PASSSENGER SEAT IN A RECLINED
POSITION .WAS EJECTED….
HE WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN WHERE HE LATER DIED…..AND THE DRIVER WAS TREATED AND RELEASED….



HAGAN
09/13/18

59 YEAR OLD TERESA ELLEN BROWN HAGAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT COMMONWEALTH  REGIONAL SPECIALITY HOSPITAL……AND A   
MEMORIAL SERVCIE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; STEVEN HAGAN…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS; MARIAH AND SARAH ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A SON; BEJAMIN OF
LOUISVILLE….TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; TAMARA AND RICHARD TERRY OF HORSE CAVE AND TOMIA AND FRANCIS SMITH OF NEW
YORK…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW;  SANFORD AND DAISY BROWN OF CAVE CITY……AND DONNA PEARSON OF TENNESSEE…..



SPORTS
09/13/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY DRAKES CREEK…..
THE  FOOTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS BARREN COUNTY……
AND THE SOCCER TEAM TRAVELS TO GLASGOW….

THE PATRIOT GOLF  TEAM  HOSTS GLASEOW…..WHILE THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE DIAMOND HILLS GOLF COURSE TO TAKE ON
WARRN EAST…….
THE VOLLEYBALL TEAM  HOSTS BARREN COUNTY……
THE SOCCER TEAM PLAYS AT GLASGOW…..
AND THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM GOES TO BARREN COUNTY…….



EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  HAS ADDED BEACH VOLLEYBALL TO ITS  15 OTHER VARSITY SPORTS…..

ACCORDING TO THE N-C-A-A…..BEACH VOLLEYBALL IS THE FASTEST GROWING SPORT IN  N-C-A-A  SPORTS HISTORY…..

THE SEASON BEGINS  MARCH FIRST  WITH THE CHAMPIONSHIPS  BEING HELD THE FIRST WEEK IN MAY……







DIRECTOR STEPPING DOWN
09/12/18

THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE   BOWLING GREEN AREA CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU  HAS ANNOUNCED  HER RETIREMENT……

VICKI FITCH HAS SERVED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR THE LAST  13-YEARS…. AFTER SPENDING  14-YEARS AS MARKETING DIRECTOR……

HER RETIREMENT IS EFFECTIVE DECEMBER FIRST…..AND THE SEARCH FOR HER REPLACEMENT WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY……



GOLDEN ALERT
09/12/18

A GOLDEN ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR A MISSING GLASGOW MAN…..

50 YEAR OLD JEFFERY  DUGARD WAS LAST SEEN YESTERDAY MORNING IN THE SHALIMAR DRIVE AREA…..

DUGARD IS SIX FEET TALL….WEIGHS 200-POUNDS….AND HAS BLUE EYES AND GREY HAIR…..WHEN LAST SEEN HE WAS WEARING BROWN NIKI
TENNIS SHOES….KHAKI SHORTS….AND A WHITE T-SHIRT…..

ANYONE WITH  INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF  JEFFERY  DUGARD IS ASKED TO CONTACT GLASGOW POLICE   AT TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-651-51-
51…….



DEPUTY SHOT
09/12/18

STATE POLICE SAY A SCOTT COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY  WAS SHOT AND THE SUSPECT KILLED…..LAST NIGHT……AT A REST AREA  ON  I-75 NEAR
GEORGETOWN…..

AS THE DEPUTY APPROACHED A CAR……THE DRIVER GOT OUT AND SHOT THE DEPUTY…..GUNFIRE WAS EXCHANGED AND THE SUSPECT WAS
KILLED…..



LAW
09/12/18

80 YEAR OLD NANCY CHARLINE BULOCK  LONG OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL  BE
SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT WHITE PLAINS BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL  IN ALLEN COUNTY  MEMORIAL GARDENS……VISITATION  WILL BE FROM
THREE TO EIGHT TOMORROW  (THURS) AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBABND; TOMMY LONG…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; JULIE AND DAVID DINWIDDIE OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO
STEP-GRANDSONS ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
09/12/18

ONE OF THE BIGGEST SPONSOR’S IN NASCAR IS LEAVING AT THE END OF THE SEASON…..

LOWE’S IS ENDING IT SPONSORSHIP OF SEVEN-TIME CHAMPION JIMMIE JOHNSON’S CAR AT THE END OF TWENY-18……

LOWE’S…..WHO  TEAMED WITH HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS  AND JOHNSON IN TWO-THOUSAND-ONE…..SAID THE DECISION TO LEAVE THE SPROT WAS
SIMPLY BUSINESS…..







TAKING BACK
09/10/18

THE FIRST MEETING IN THE…….TAKING BACK OUR COMMUNITY-PART TWO…..WILL BE TONIGHT AT SEVEN AT THE EAST ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT…..

SPONSORED BY THE FAITH COALITION…..ASAP-BOARD….ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..AND BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE…..
OFFICERS WILL BE WORKING WITH RESIDENTS TO ADDRESS THE DRUG ISSUES IN OUR COMMUNITY……

DETECTIVES WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTONS…..AND  IF YOU HAVE USUED MEDICATIONS  YOU CAN BRING THOSE FOR
PROPOSAL DISPOSAL…..



FORMER PROFESSOR CHARGED
09/10/18

A FORMER WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR IS FACING A FEDERAL CHARGE OF WIRE FRAUD…..

MATT DETTMAN WAS PLACED ON UNPAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE  IN OCTOBER  TWENTY-17  AND HE RESIGNED  IN DECEMEBR OF  LAST….

DETTMAN…..WHO HAD BEEN AT WESTERN SINCE 1992……IS CHARGED IN CONNCETION WITH THE TESTING OF CONCRETE AND SOIL SAMPLES FOR
LOCAL COMPANIES WHICH WERE PERFORMED BY THE W-K-U ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT…..
IT’S ALLEGED DETTMAN DIVERTED PAYMENTS FOR THOSE TESTS TO ACCOUNTS UNDER HIS CONTROL AND FOR HIS PERSONAL USE…..



BOMB THREAT
09/10/18

BOWLING GREEN POLICE  WERE CALLED  TO THE  HENKEL CORPORATON….LOCATED AT THREE-85 SOUTHWOOED COURT SATURDAY…..TO A
POSSIBLE BOMB THREAT….

STATE POLICE CANINE UNITS ALSO  RESPONDED…..

AUTHORITIES CLEARED THE SCENE…….AS EMPLOYEES  WERE ASKED NOT TO COME TO WORK SATURDAY……



MEETINGS
09/10/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK……

CITY COUNCIL AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND HALF-WAY LODGE AND THE BEEKEETS BOTH MEET TONIGHT 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 NIGTH AT SIX-30 THE LIONS CLUB MMETS AND THE JAYCEES AND FISH AND GAME CLUB BOTH MEET THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7…….



SPORTS
09/10/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTABALL TEAM TRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN TODAY…..

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS GO TO THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB FOR THE DISTRICT  GOLF  TOURNAMENT…..
THE  LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL  TEAM ENTERTAINS WESTMORELAND….
AND THE JUNIOR VARSITY   FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..



YESTERDAY WAS THE FIRST SUNDAY OF THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE THIS SEASON……
AND AFTER LAST YEAR WHEN MORE THAN 200 PLAYERS   TOOK PARTK IN SOME SORT OF PROTEST…..FEWER THAN 10 DID YESTERDAY…..WITH ONLY
TWO TAKING A KNEE WHILE THE “NATIONAL ANTHEM”   PLAYED……







HENSLEY
9/10/18

82 YEAR OLD JAMES JIM HENSLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN… FUNERAL ARRANGMENTS ARE
INCOMPLETE AT THIS TIME BUT WILL BE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF GOAD FUNERAL HOME…

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE… FAYE CREEK HENSLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE… 4 DAUGHTERS AND 2 SON-IN-LAWS… VICKIE KAY SIMDON OF
HOPKINSVILLE… PEGGY AND RALPH HARRIS OF BOWLING GREEN… DEBBIE AND PAUL ATWOOD… AND VALERIE WOLFE… 2 SONS AND DAUGHTERS-
IN-LAW… MICHAEL AND VANESSA CREEK … AND GREG AND MICHELLE CREEK ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…3 BROTHERS… GALE HENSLEY… CHARLES
HENSELY BOTH OF TENESSEE…. AND RODNEY PERKINS OF MICHIGAN…2 SISTERS AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW… JAN LOOMIS OF MURRAY… AND SHELIA
AND DAVID LARROW OF VERMONT… 15 GRANDCHILDREN AND 15 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…


ULSH
9/9/18

81 YEAR OLD CAROL GRAVES ULSH OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED THURSDAY AT HER RESIDENCE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
AT ONE AT SCOTTSVILLE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY… EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE
THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE MUSIC MINISTRY OF SCOTTSVILLE FIRST UNITED MTHODIST CHURCH OR GIDEONS INTERNATIONAL….

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND.. NEIL ULSH… HER DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW… LYCRECIA AND REED PERRY… HER DAUGHTER-IN-LAW…
DARLA GRAVES ALL OF SCOTTVILLE… HER STEP DAUGHTER… KIM EDWARDS… HER STEP SON… NEIL BOYD ULSH BOTH OF TENNESSEE… FOUR
GRANDCHILDREN…. TWO STEP GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE….



POST ELECTION AUDIT
09/07/18

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S  OFFICE HAS RELEASED THE RESULTS OF THE POSTELECTON AUDITS FOR THE TWENTY-18  MAY PRIMARY….
WHICH  FOUND NO POTENTIAL CRIMINAL ACTIVITY…..

KENTUCKY LAW REQUIRES THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S  OFFICE TO CONDUCT POSTELECTON AUDITS   IN NO FEWER  THAN  FIVE-PERCNT OF THE
COMMONWEALTH’S COUNTIES FOLLOING  EACH PRIMARY ANDS GENERAL ELECTION…..

AND BULLITT….JESSAMINE….OWEN….POWELL….ROWAN…..AND SCOTT COUNTIES WERE SELETED IN A RANDOM DRAWING……



FLAGS TO HALF STAFF
09/07/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ORDERED ALL FLAGS FLOWN….AT STATE OFFICE BUILDINGS….BE LOWERED  TO HALF-STAFF TODAY TO HONOR CHIEF
WARRANT OFFICER TAYLOR GALVIN WHO WAS KILLED IN IRAQ….

THE 34 YEAR OLD FORT CAMPBELL SOLDIER DIED AUGUST 30TH AFTER HIS HELICOPTER  CRASHED…..

AND THE GOVERNOR ENCOURAGES ANYONE WHO FLIES A FLAG TO LOWER IT TODAY IN HOMOR OF CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER GALVIN……



CARTER
09/07/18

54 YEAR OLD RICHARD ALLEN “RICHIE” CARTER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT FIVE
AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OAK FOREST NUMBER TWO CEMETERY…. VISITAION BEGINS AFTER  NINE THIS MORNING AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..AND EXPRESSION OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HELEN JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE….TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS IN LAW; PEGGY AND MIKE BLANKENSHIP OF SCOTTSVILLE
AND PATTY AND DALE SPEAKMAN OF OHIO….AND TIMMY AND CHRIS WATSON AND SHANE AND TRAVIS JOHNSON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
09/07/18

THE PARIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO GLASGOW TO TAKE ON THE SCOTTIES……

KICK OFF IS SEVEN…..BUT IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE TRIP KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK….AND 99-
POINT THREE…. WVLE…. STARTING AT SIX-30…….







BG MAN PLEDS GUILTY
09/06/18

A BOWLING GREEN  MAN  HAS PLEAD GUILTY TO CHARGES OF KNOWINGLY DISTRIBUTING  OXYMOREPHONE  AND POSSESSION  OF  FIREARMS WHILE
AN UNLAWFUL USER OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE……

THE PLEA  AGEEMENT DOES NOT HOLD 30 YEAR OLD DAMIR ZLATOVIC CRIMINALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEATH OF 21 YEAR OLD KILOISHA HOLLEY
WHO DIED FROM MULTIPLE DRUG INTOXICATON…..AND RECOMMENDS  A 10-YEAR PRISON SENTENCE…

THE U-S MARSHALLS SERVICE   WILL DETIIN   ZLATOVIC UNTIL HIS SENTENCING  ON DECEMBER FOURTH…..



WILSON
09/06/18

94 YEAR OLD VERTIE MAE HUNTSMAN WILSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN UNION CHAPEL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
12NOON SATURDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; TWYLA AND MORRIS GARMON AND TERESA AND RONNIE WILLIAMS ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE……THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND  FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN   ALSO SURVIVE……



STUART
09/05/18

87 YEAR OLD JULIA LEE BLACKWELL STUART OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  YESTERDAY (WED) AT CAL TURNER EXTENDED CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT  11 AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME  WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER FOUR TOMORROW  AFTERNOON  (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EASTERN STAR SERVICES WILL BE HELD  TOMORROW NIGHT (FRI) 1 AT
SEVEN-30  AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED  BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; BETH AND TODD CROWE….AND TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; RANDY AND ELEANOR OF
FLORIDA  AND GREG AND  KIM OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
09/06/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO BARREN COUNTY…..

THE PATRIOT CROSS COUNTY TEAMS  RUN IN THE BARREN COUNTY INVITATIONAL…..
THE PATIORT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS HOST MONROE COUNTY……
THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON EDMONSON COUNTY…..
AND THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS SOUTH WARREN….







GRIMES COMPLAINT
09/05/18

THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF KENTUCKY HAS FILED AN ETHICS COMPLAINT AGAINST DEMOCRATIC  SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN
GRIMES…..

THE COMPLAINT SAYS GRIMES IS NOT COMPLYING  WITH  A TWENTY-10  EXECUTIVE BRANCH COMMISION RULING THAT THE SECRETARY OF STATE
DOESN’T  HAVE ACCESS TO THE STATEWIDE VOTER REGISTRATION DATABASE…..WHICH RAISES CONCERNS ABOUT THE SECURITY OF THE
NOVEMBER ELECTIONS…..

LAST WEKK……THE KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS REAFFIRMED GRIMES’ ACCESS TO THE DATABASE…..
GRMES SAYS SHE NEEDS ACCESS TO THE DATABASE FOR HER JOB AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER……AND CALLED
PREVIOUS COMPLAINTS AGAINST HER POLITICALLY MOTIVATED…..



TUITION CUT
09/05/18

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY  THAT BEGINNING NEXT FALL….TUITION WILL BE CUT  57-PECENT   MAKING IT 98-
HUNDRED-75 DOLLARS A YEAR INSTEAD  OF 23-THOUSAD…….THE PRICE DROP….. HOWEVER..….DOESN’T INCLUDE   ONLINE AND GRADUATE
PROGRAMS…
ADDING IN  ROOM AND BOARD…..THE ANNUAL COST WILL BE JUST OVER  19-THOUSAND DOLLARS INSTEAD  OF 32-THOUSAND…..

UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT  LARRY COCKRUM  SAID HE DOESN’T EXPECTS THE TUITION CUT TO HAVE A MINIMAL IMPACT ON THE BUDGET AS STUDENT
ENROLLMENT WAS RISED TO 12-THOUSAND STUDENTS…..UP FROM 92-HUNDRED A YEAR AGO…..

THE UNIVERSITY PLANS TO ADD AN EXTRA  300-STUDENTS PER YEAR…..AND TO RETAIN  70-PERCENT OF ITS UNDERGRADUAGTE STUDENTS FOR
FIVE YEARS……



TODDLER SHOT
09/05/18

YESTERDAY MORNING…..THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE…..AN AMISH HOME ON BUCK CREEK ROAD….
IN REFERENCE TO AN ACCIDENTIAL SHOOTING….

DETECTIVES  DETERMINED A TWO-YEAR-OLD WAS SHOT BY A JUVENILE SIBLING….. WHILE THE SIBLING WAS HANDLING A LOADED RIFLE……THE
CHILDREN HAD BEEN SENT UPSTAIRS TO GET SOME ITEMS FOR THEIR PARENTS PRIOR TO THE SHOOTING……

THE TWO-YEAR-OLD DIED AT THE SCENE……



HEALTH CAMPAIGN
09/05/18

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH HAS LAUNCHED ANOTHER PHASE OF THEIR CAMPAIGN TO HELP PEOPLE WHO WANT TO GIVE UP
TOBACCO…..

THIS NEW PHASE INCLUDES BROADCAST…..PRINT….AND  DIGITAL ADS…..IT ALSO FEATURES  OUTREACH TO MEDICAL PROVIDERS AND COMMUNITY
ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVES AIMED AT   BOOSTING PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE CAMPAIGN….

THE CAMPAIGN ALREADY OFFERS A FREE TOBACCO QUIT-LINE…..AT 800-QUIT-NOW…..WHICH PROVIDES  FREE COUNSELING AND SUPPORT FOR
PEOPLE WANTING TO STOP SMOKING OR USING OTHER TOBACCL PRODUCTS……

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS THE NATION’S SECOND-HIGHEST SMOKING RATE…..WITH 24-POINT-SIX PERCENT OF KENTUCKY’S RESIDENTS
REPORTING DAILY USE OF TOBACCO…..AND MORE THAN EIGHT-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS DIE EACH YEAT DUE TO TOBACCO-RELATED DISEASES……



SPORTS
09/05/18

THE HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM TRAVELS TO GLASGOW……



THIS WEEK’S CLASS FOUR-“A” HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL POLL FINDS BLAZER MOVING UP TO FIRST AS  FRANKLIN/SIMPSON DROPS TO SECOND…..
LOGAN COUNTY IS THIRD…..THE PATRIOTS ARE SEVENTH…..AND WARREN EAST ALSO RECEIVED VOTES……







KY HOME SALE RISE
09/04/18

HOME SALES  IN THE COMMONWEALTH  ROSE IN JULY…..FOR ONLY THE SECOND TIME THIS YEAR…..REACHING FIVE-THOUSAND-42 TRANSACTONS  
WHICH WAS A ONE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT OVER JULY TWENTY-17……FOR THE YEAR…. HOWEVER…..HOME SALES  IN KENTUCKY ARE TRAILING
TWENTY-17  BY ALMOST TWO-PERCENT…..

WHILE SALES  WERE UP…..HOME PRICES FELL BY FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN JULY……TO A MEDIAN OF   133-THOUSAND-814 DOLLARS….WHICH
IS DOWN FROM   140-THOUSAND-514  DOLLARS  LAST JULY…..

ALSO IN JULY…..KENTUCKY’S HOUSNG INVENTORY SLIPPED TWO-POINT-ONE PERCENT…. AFTER SEEING THE FIRST ANNUAL INCREASE IN JUNE…..



CHILD CARE
09/04/18

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH HAS PAID TWO-POINT-SIX MILLION DOLLARS   TO
RELATIVES TAKING CARE OF CHILDREN IN STATE CUSTODY SINCE NOVEMBER TO COMPLY WITH A FEDERAL COURT RULING……

A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT RULED LAST YEAR KENTUCKY HAD TO PAY RELATIVES CARING FOR CHILDREN IN STATE CUSTODY……JUST AS THEY DO
FOSTER PARENTS…..

TO QUALIFY…..CHILDREN MUST HAVE BEEN IN STATE CUSTORY AND RELATIVES CAN’T HAVE PERMANENT CUSTODY……



ELDER LUNDERGAN INDICTED
09/04/18

THE FATHER  OF KENTUCKY SECRETARY  OF STATE AND  FORMER U-S SENATE CANDIDATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES…..HAS BEEN INDICTED  ON
CHARGED HE ILLEGALLY USED HIS COMPANY TO PAY FOR CONSULTANTS AND VENDOR FOR HER CAMPAIGN AND THEN LIED ABOUT IT…..

A  FEDERAL GRAND JURY  INDICTED 71 YEAR OLD JERRY LUNDERGAN FRIDAY…..AND HE FACES  10-COUNTS THAT INCLUDE UNLAWFUL CAMPAIGN
CONTRIBUTIONS….. FALSE STATEMENTS….AND FALSIFYING RECORDS……

LUNDERGAN…..WHO  IS A FORMER DEMOCRATIC STATE LAWMAKER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE KENTUCKY DEMOCRATIC PARTY……HAS CLOSE TIES TO
BILL AND HILLARY CLINTON WHO CAM TO CAMPAIGN FOR GRIMES DURING HER FAILED TWENTY-14 BID TO UNSEAT SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL…..

66 YEAR OLD DALE EMMONS….A POLITICAL CONSULTANT ON THE CAMPAIGN…..WAS ALSO INDICTED…..



I-65 RESURFACING
09/04/18

MOTRORISTS ARE BEING REMINDED THAT A MAJOR RESURFACING PROJECT BEGINS TONIGHT ON I-65…..FROM MILE MARKERS  35 TO 44…..

ALL SIX LINES OF THE INTER-STATE ARE BEING REPAVED FROM THE OAKLAND AREA TO THE CUMEBRLAND PARK WAY…..

THE WORK IS BEIING DONE FROM  SEVEN AT NIGHT TO SEVEN THE NEXT MORNING…. AND THE INTER-STATE WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE LANE
DURING THE HOURS THE WORK IS BEING DONE……

LAW ENFORCMENT WILL BE ON SITE FOR THE DURATION OF THE PROJECT AND MOTORISTS WILL NEED TO SLOW DOWN AND PARY ATTENTION…..

THE REPAVING PROJECT IS SCHEDULED TO BE COMPLETED BY NOVEMBER……



SPORTS
09/04/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY…..
WHILE  THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS RUSSELLVILLE…..

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS  GO TO THE DIAMOND CAVERNS GOLF COURT TO PLAY  WARREN EAST…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEY BALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..







CLARK
08/31/18

77 YEAR OLD NORMAN W. CLARK OF INDIANAPOLIS DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT)
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH MILITARY HONORS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FIVE
THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; KAY CLARK…..A SON; CLAYTON OF BOWLING GREEN…..A DAUGHTER;  HOLLY DAVIS OF ARIZONA…..TWO BROTHERS AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; JOE AND JOANN BRIDGES OF SCOTTSVILLE AND BILLY WITCHER OF SOUTH  CAROLINA…..AND FIVE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW;
SHARON AND GOBEL SIMONS OF TENNESSEE, JO AVA CHERRY OF SCOTTSVILLE, VICKIE AND ROGER STICE OF ALVATON; PAM TUTTLE OF GLASGOW
AND CAROLYN AND TOM PICHON OF ILLINOIS…………



WOOD
08/31/18

39 YEAR OLD BILLY BEDFORD WOOD-JUNIOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNEDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE……AND A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A
LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; KERRI WOOD…..A SON; BILLY…..AND A  DAUGHTER; ALEXZANDRIA  ALL OF MICHIGAN…..TWO SISTERS;  LISA WOOD AND
EMILY WHITE BOTH OF TENNESSEE……TWO STEP-BROTHERS; TERRY AND DANNY VAUGHN…..AND TWO STEP-SISTERS; TAMMY AND TINA VAUGHN ALL
OF FRANKLIN…….



SPORTS
08/31/18

THE PATROTS WILL BE HOME TONIGHT…..FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SEASON….. AS GREENWOOD COMES TO PATROT FIELD FOR THE “HALL OF FAME”
GAME…..

AT HALF TIME…..GARRY DEWITT….LUCIAN GRAVES….DON MEADOR AND RICK STARKS WILL BE INDUCTED INTO THE ALLEN COUTY/SCOTTSVILLE
ATHLETIC  HALL OF FAME…..

KICK OFF FOR THE GAME 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……WVLE…..STARTING AT SIX-30……


AND THE TOPPERS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WISCONSIN……







COUNTY TRAFFIC SCHOOLS
08/30/18

ACCORDING TO STATE AUDITOR MIKE HARMON…..KENTUCKY’S COUNTY ATTORNEYS HAVE GENERATED MORE  THAN THREE-POINT-FIVE MILLION  
DOLLARS  FOR THEIR  OFFICES…..OPERATING TRAFFIC PROGRAMS INDEPENDENT OF STATE TRAFFIC SCHOOLS……

AS OF FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-17……92 OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S   120 COUNTY ATTORNEYS OPERATE SOME TYPLE OF TRAFFI SCHOOL AUTHORISED
BY THE….. COUNTY ATTORNEY TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAM  OR “CATS”….

THE AVERAGE COUNTY ATTORNY FEE  CHARGED TO ENROLL IN A LOCAL TRAFFIC SCHOOL IS JUST OVER   95-DOLLARS…..WITH BARREN COUNTY
NOT HAVING  A FEE……WHILE TRIGG COUNTY HAS THE HIGHEST FEE AT  137-DOLLARS…..

TRADITIONAL STATE TRAFFIC SCHOOLS CAN BE DONE ON-LINE AT A COST OF 39-DOLLARS…..OR BY ATTENDDING A FOUR-HOUR CLASS IN PERSON
FOR 15-DOLLARS……



VETERANS CENTERS
08/30/18

THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE SAYS FOUR  VETERANS CENTERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH WILL BE POLLING PLACES IN FUTURE
ELECTIONS…..

THE  CENTERS   LOCATED  IN HANSON…..HAZARD…..RADCLIFF…. AND WILMORE HOUSE HUNDREDS OF MILITARY VETERANS  WHO NEED LONG-TERM
CARE…..

THE  THOMPSON-HOOD VETERANS CENTER IN JESSAMINE COUNTY IS ALREADY A POLLING PLACE……



ACCIDENT
08/30/18

AN ACCIDENT AT THE RAILROAD TRACKS NEAR WESTERN’S CAMPUS LAST NIGHT…. RESULTED IN MINOR INJURIES……BUT SNARLED TRAFFIC….
KNOCKED OUT POWER….AND SHUT DOWN THE TRACFFIC LIGHT….

BOWLING GREEN POLICE   SAY A MINI-VAN WAS TURNING  ONTO OLD MORGANTOWN ROAD  AND PULLED IN THE PATH OF AN      S-U-V….WHICH LEFT
THE ROADWAYORD…. STRUCK A UTILITY POLE…. AND BURST INTO FLAMES…..



SPORTS
08/31/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO  WARREN EAST…..

THE LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAM PLAYS AT BOWLING GREEN…..
THE LADY PATRIOT   VOLLETY BALL TEAM GOES TO WESTMORELAND….
THE CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS  RUN AT BARREN COUNTY…..
AND THE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL  TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY DAVIESS COUNTY….


IN N-F-L PRE-SEAOSN FOOTBALL…..

THE TITANS HOST THE VIKINGS…..







FISCAL COURT
08/29/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE HALIFAX DIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING….

APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO ADVERTISE  FOR A FULL BODY SCANNER FOR THE DETENTION CENTER…..THE PURCHASE WILL BE FUNDED THRU “KACO”  
WITH THE COUNTY AND DENTENTION  CENTER  SPLITTING THE MONTHLY PAYMENT…..
‘FOLLOWING A PRESENTATION BY THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT CONCERNING THE COST AND USE OF A NEW K-NINE……AND WITH THE SHERIFF’S
DEPARTMENT SAYING THEY WOULD FIND THE FUNDS…..THE COURT APPROVED  THEM PROCEEDING WITH THE PROCESS OF OBTAINING  A NEW  K-
NNE…..

APPROVAL WAS GIVEN   FOR THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING TO BE POWER WASHED ON THREE SIDES….WITH THE CITY PAYING 40-PERCNT OF THE   64-
HUNDRED-32 DOLLAR COST…..

AND DEBBIE LINDSEY AND SUSAN WIMPEE WERE APPOINTED TO  THE LIBRARY BOARD…..AND STEVE OSBORNE WAS REAPPOINTED TO THE
BOARD……



DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY
08/29/18

THE DOLLAR LITERACY FOUNDATON HAS AWARDED  MORE THAN THREE-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLARS  IN YOUTH  LITERACY GRANTS…..TO 915
SCHOOLS AND NONPROFIT  ORGANIZATIONS….IN THE  44-STATES DOLLAR GENERAL SERVES…..

TO DATE…..THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION HAS AWARDED  OVER 159-MILLION DOLLARS TO SCHOOLS…...LIBRARIES….….AND
LITERACY ORGANIZATIONS AS PART OF ITS COMMITMENT TO INCREASE LITERACY SKILLS FOR INDIVIDUALS OF ALL AGES……

EACH YEAR THE DOLLAR GENERAL  LITERACY FOUNDATION AWARDS FUNDS TO ORGANIZATONS LOCATED WITHIN A 20-MILES RADIUS OF A DOLLAR
GENERAL STORE OR DISTRIBUTION……AND APPLICATIONS FOR THE NEXT GRANT FUNDING WILL BE AVAILABLE JANUARY SECOND…..



STATE ELECTION BOARD
08/29/18

MEETING IN SPECIAL SESSION YESTERDAY…..THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS UNANIMOUSLY VOTED TO REAFFIRM THE SECRETAY OF STATE’S  
ROLE  AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S CHIEF ELECTON OFFICER…...FOLLOWING ALLEGATONS SHE ABUSED HER AUTHORITY FOR POLITICAL
PURPOSES…..

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  JARED DEARING HAD SENT A LEER TO BOARD MEMBERS ON MONDAY…. ACCUSING ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES……OF
MISUSING THE VOTER REGISTRAITON DATA BASE AND ORDING STAFF NOT TO COMPLY WITH A FEDERAL COURT ORDER……

REPUBLICAN  PARTY OF KENTUCKY CHAIRMAN MAC BROWN HAS CALLED FOR A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION……



JEFFERSON SCHOOL TAKE OVER
08/29/18

ON A FOUR-TO-THREE VOTE…..THE JEFFERSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HAS APPROVED A SETTLEMENT TO AVOID THE COMMONWEALTH
TAKING OVER THE SYSTEM……

ACCORDING TO THE  COURIER-JOURNAL….THE DISTRICT AGREED TO  CREATE AND STAFF AND INDEPENDENT OFFICE TO INVESTIGATE ANY
COMPLAINTS RELATED TO THE DISTRICT…..IT IT WOULD HAVE TO UNDERGO A NEW MANAGEMENT AUDIT….. NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER  15TH-
2020…..AFTER WHICH THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION COUINTY AGAIN RECOMMEND A TAKE OVER……

THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MUST STILL ISSUE A FINAL ORDER DISMISSING THE CASE……



SPORTS
08/29/18

THE MED CENTER HEALTH 10-K  IS SET FOR OCTOEBR 13TH……AND THERE WILL BE SOME CHANGES FOR THIS YEAR’ EVENT…..

AS THE  “FUN WALK: IS BEING EXTENDED ABOUT   TWO-TENTHS  OF A MILE AND WILL BE A THREE-K…..

THERE ARE ALSO NEW START TIMES FOR THIS YEAR’S EVENT….
THE FIVE-K RUN AND WALK WILL START AT  SEVEN-30…..WITH THE FUN WALK AND   10-K  WHEELCHAIR RACE TO FOLLOW…..AND THE 10-K CLASSIC
WILL BEGIN AT EIGHT-15……







I-65 CONSTRUCTION
08/28/18

MOTORISTS TRAVELING ON I-65  IN THE NORTHERN PART OF THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET DISTRICT THREE BOWLING GREE OFFICE…..
MAY HAVE NOTICED  A LOT OF ORANGE CONSTRUCTION BARRELS SETUP ALONG THE SHOULDER……IN PREPARATION FOR A MAJOR  RESURFACING  
PROJECT I IN BARREN…….EDMONSON…..AND WARREN COUNTIES…..

THE ACTUAL RESURFACING OF THE ROADWAY   IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER FOURTH……
AS THE PROJECT WILL RESURFACE THE ENTIRE INTER-STATE  IN BOTH DIRECTIONS…..BETWEEN MILE MAKER 35 AND MILE MAKER 44…..AND THE
PAVING WILL BE DONE FROM SEVEN AT NIGHT UNTIL SEVEN EACH MORNING……



PENSION SYSTEM EARNINGS
08/28/18

THERE’S SOME GOOD NEWS FOR ONE OF THE WORST-FUNDED PENSION SYSTEMS IN THE COUNTRTY……AS INVESTMENTS IN KENTUCKY’  WORKER
PENSIONS  EARNED MORE THAN  ONE-POINT-FOUR-BILLION DOLLLARS IN FISCAL YEAT  TWENTY-18….

THE   KENTCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEMS SAYS ITS TOTAL ASSETS INCRESED TO 17-POINT-FOUR BILLION DOLALRS AT THE END OF THE FIXL EYR……

ACCORDING TO THE MOST NUMBERS FROM THE PENSION OFFICE…..THE COMMONWEALTH  WAS ABOUT 27-BILLION DOLLARS SHORT OF WHAT IT
NEES TO PAY RETIREMENT BENEFITS OVER THE NEXT 30 YEARS…..HOWEVER…..THAT NUMBER DOESN’T INCLUDE THE FISCAL YEAR-END
RESULTS……



STATE ELECTONS BOARD
08/28/18

A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE KENTUCKY ELECTIONS   BOARD HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR TODAY……AFTER ITS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  CALLED FOR
AN ETHICS PROBE AND ACCUSED THE SECRETARY OF STATE OF ABUSING HER AUTHORITY OVER THE COMMONWEALTH’S ELECTON SYSTEM……

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR…JARED DEARING…..SUBMITTED A LETTER YESTERDAY THAT SAYS SECRETARY OF STATE ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES…..
WHO CHAIRS THE BOARD…..HAS WEAKENED  “CHECKS AND BALANCES”  IN KENTUCKY’S ELECTION SYSTEM….

GRIMES’  OFFICE ISSUED A STATEMENT SAYING THE COMPLAINT IS “BASELESS” AND “LACKS A BASIC UNDERSTANDING” OF HER DUTIES……



SPORTS
08/28/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS BARREN COUNTY…..
WHILE THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW…..

THE PATRIOT  GOLF  TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE  ON GREENWOOD……
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM   PLAYS AT GLASGOW…..


THE FIRST ASSOCIATED PRESS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL POLLS ARE OUT……
AND IN CLASS FOUR “A”……FRANKLIN/SIMPSON IS NUMBER ONE AND THE PATROTS ARE EIGHTH…..
CLASS ONE “A”……FINDS BEECHWOOD NUMBER ONE AND CAMPBELLSVILLE IS SEVENTH…..
IN  CLASS TWO “A”…..MAYFIELD HOLDS DOWN THE TOP SPOT….WITH GLASGOW  FOURTH AND TODD COUNTY CENTRAL ALSO RECEIVED VOTES…..
CLASS THREE “A”……FINDS BOYLE COUNTY NUMBER ONE…..CASEY COUNTY  IS NINTH AND EDMONSON COUNTY ALSO RECEIVED VOTES…..

CLASS FIVE “A”……HAS  COVINGTON CATHOLIC HOLDING DOWN THE TOP SPOT WITH BOWLING GREEN AND SOUTH WARREN TIED FOR SECOND…..

AND IN CLASS SIX “A”…..LOUISVILE MALE IS NUMBER ONE…..







BEVIN TO SEEK REELECTON
08/27/18

SPEAKING TO THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF KENTUCY’S  LINCOLIN DAY DINNER SATURDAY NIGHT……GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN SAID HE IS RUNNING
FOR                   RE-ELECTION  IN  TWENTY-19……

BEVIN……WHO  HASN’T  FILED PAPERWORK YET TO MAKE IT OFFICIAL…..SAID THAT WILL COME LATER…..
HE ALSO HASN’T INDICATED IF   LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JENEAN HAMPTON WOULD BE HIS RUNNING MATE AGAIN…….



CHAO CHOSEN
08/27/18

“U-S”   SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION ELAINE  CHAO….IS ONE OF 16 WOMEN SELECT BY  THE POPULAT LIFESTYLE WEBSITE…..MY DOMAINE…..
FOR THEIR INFLUENCE AND IMPACT ON  “U-S” HISTORY……

THE ONLY ONE ON THE LIST LIVING IN KENTUCKY…….CHAO BECAME THE FIRST ASIAM AMERICAN WOMAN TO SERVE IN THE PRESIDENTIAL CABINET
WHEN SHE WAS APPOINTED AS SECRETARY OF LABOR IN TWO-THOUSAND-ONE UNDER PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH……

THE 63 YEAR OLD CHAO IS THE WIFE OF SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL…..



CORVETTE MUSEUM FILM HONORED
08/27/18

THE NATONAL  CORVETTE  MUSEUM’S  FILM ON THE HISTORY OF THE CORVETTE…. WHICH LOOPS DAILY IN THE MUSEUM’S  CHEVROLET  THEATRE….
HAS RECEIVED A “BRONZE TELLY AWARD”  IN THE CATEGORY OF NO-BROADAST GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE……

THE 13-MINUTE FILM TRAVES THE CORVETT’S DEVELOPMENT  FROM THE FIRST ONE IN 1953….TO TODAY’S SEVENTH GENERATION   COREVETTE…

THE “TELLY AWARDS”  WERE INTRODUCED  IN 1979 TO HONOR EXCELLENCE IN VIDEO AND TELEVISION  ACROSS ALL SCREENS…..
THIS YEAR’S COMPETITION RECEIVED 112-THOUSAND ENTRIES FROM ALL 50-STATES AND FIVE COUNTRIES……



SPORTS
08/27/18

THE PATRIOT SOCCER TEAM TRAVELS TO RUSSELLVILLE…..
AND THE JUNIOR VARSITY  FOOTBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON SOUTH WARREN…..


BEGINNG WITH THE UPCOMING BASKETBALL SEASON…..THE N-C-A-A WILL NO  LONGER USE THE “RATING PERCENTAGE INDEX”…..OR R-P-I….AND
INSTEAD WILL USE IT OWN EVALUATION TOOL TO SELECT TEAMS FOR THE N-C-A-A  TOURNAMENT…..

THE  N-C-A-A  EVALUATON TOOL WILL RELY ON  GAME RESULTS…..STRENGTH  OF SCHEUDLE…..GAME LOCATION…..SCORING MARGIN…..NET
OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE EFFICIENTY…..AND QUALITY OF WINS AND LOSSES…..

NET  RANKINGS WILL BE RELEASED IN LATE NOVEMBER OR EARLY DECEMBER AND WILL BE UPDATED THROUGH SELECTION SUNDAY…..







KOUNS
8/25/18

4 YEAR OLD MADDISON LESLEY LESHAY KOUNS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED THURSDAY AT MONROE CARELL JR. CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AT VANDERBILT…
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT 4 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME… VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW MORNING AFTER 11 AT
THE FUNERAL HOME… AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES….

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER FATHER… MICHAEL KOUNS… HER MOTHER… CIERRA KOUNS… MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS… PAUL AND ELIZABETH DAVIS
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE… PATERNAL GRANDFATHER…. SAMUEL MICHAEL KOUNS JR. OF MARYLAND… PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER AND STEP-
GRANDFATHER… CELINA AND BOB THOMAS OF GEORGIA… PATERNAL GREAT-GRANDPARENTS… ROSEMARIE AND CARVEL KREISEL… 2 UNCLES AND
1 AUNT… JOSHUA AND MEGAN DAVIS… AND DUSTIN DAVIS ALL OF SCOTTVILLE… SEVERAL AUNTS, UNCLES AND COUSINS ALSO SURVIVE….


ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
08/24/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION   AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT   RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY
REMAINED STEADY AT FOUR-POINT-TWO  PERCENT FROM JUNE TO JULY……AND THIS JULY’S JOBLESS RATE IS ALSO BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-FIVE
PERCENT  RECORDED IN JULY OF LAST YEAR……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RANGED FROM   FOUR-POINT-TWO  PERCENT IN ALLEN AND
SIMPSON COUNTIES TO  FIVE-POINT-EIGHT PERCNT IN EDMONSON COUNTY…..

FROM JULY TWENTY-17 TO JULY TWENTY-18…….JOBELSS RATE FELL IN 110 COUNIES AND ROSE IN  10………..
WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT……
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE AT 13-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT……



ARREST
08/24/18

A BOWLING GREEN MAN IS FACING CHARGES  IN THE SEXUAL  ABUSE OF TWO LITTLE GIRLS…..

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARRESTED  26 YEAR OLD LADANIEL  BROWN WEDNESDDAY….. OFFICERS SAY BROWN ADMITTED TO ENGAGING IN ORAL
SEX WITH A  FIVE-YEAR-OLD GIRLS TWICE  AND A FOUR-YEAR-OLD ONCE….

BROWN IS CHARGED WITH SODOMY AND SEXUAL ABUSE…..



GUILTY PLEA
08/24/18

A RUSSELLVILLE MAN HAS PLEAD GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT TO BEING A FELON POSSESSON AN UNREGISTERD SAWED-OFF SHOTGUN… AND
POSSESSION  OF AN UNREGISTERRF  MODIFIED FIREARM…....

44 YEAR OLD TRACY BASKERVILLE FACES UP TO 15-YEARS TO LIFE IN PRISON…A 500-THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE…AND FIVE-YEARS OF SUPERVISED
RELEASE…..

SENTENCING IS SET FOR  NOVEMEBR 15TH…….



SPORTS
0824/18

THE PATRIOTS ARE BACK ON THE ROAD TONIGHT AS THEY TRAVEL TO BARREN COUNTY……
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
LOVE-FM…..        99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM……BEGINNING AT SIX-30……







NATIONAL MOTTO
08/23/18

UNDER A BILL PRE-FILED FOR THE TWENTY-19 GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..KENTUCKY’S PUBLIC SCHOOLS WOULD BE REQUIRED TO POST THE
NATIONAL  MOTTO…..IN GOD WE TRUST…. INSIDE THEIR BUILDINGS…..

THE BILL WOULD REQUIRE   ELEMENTARY…..MIDDLE…..AND HIGH SCHOOLS TO DISPLAY  THE  “IN GOD WE TRUST”  MOTTO IN A PROMINENT
LOCATION SUCH AS A SCHOOL ENTRY WAY…..CAFEERIA…….OR COMMON AREA……

LAWS REQUIRING THE DISPLAY OF…….IN GOD WE TRUST  IN SCHOOLS ARE ALREADY ON THE BOOKS I N OTHER STATES INCLUDING TENNESSEE…...
AND IF APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY……LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS WOULD BE REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT THE MEASURE STARTING IN THE   
TWENTY-19-20  SCHOOL YEAR…..



US BANK ROBBED
08/23/18

THE U-S BANK BRANCH ON  LAIN AVENUE IN BOWLING GREEN WAS ROBBED YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….

THERE WAS NO ONE ELSE IN THEN BANK WHEN AUTHORITIES SAY A LONE WHILE MALE  PASSED  A NOTE  DEMANDING  CASH….. AFTER  TELLERS
COMPLIED HE LEFT ON FOOT….…..

THE SUSPECT…..BELIEVED  TO BE IN HIS EARLY 30s…. WAS WEARING A  GRAY/DARK  GREEN BUTTON UP SHIRT  WITH A WHITE UNDERSHIRT…HE
HAD A BEARD…. MUSTACHE…. BROWN HAIR….AND WAS WEARING GLASSES….

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THIS INCIDENT IS ASKED TO CALL SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY CRIME STOPPERS AT SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-
CLUE……



BRANHAM
08/23/18

83 YEAR OLD THOMAS CLAY BRAHAM OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT HARDWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE
FUNERAL HOME….MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO THE NEW SALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH OR NORTON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; GORDON AND RITA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO STEP-SONS AND STEP-DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  
KEVIN AND WENDY CALVERT  AND BOBBY CALVERT ALL OF INDIANA…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN, FOUR STEP-GRANDCHILDREN, FOUR GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……..



SPORTS
0823/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT MONROE COUNTY…..
THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM ALSO GOES TO MONROE COUINTY….
AND THE MIDDLE SCOL SOCCER  TEAM TRAVELS TO RUSSELLVILLE…..

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT AND LADY  PATRIOT  GOLF TEAMS  HOST LOGAN COUNTY AND RUSSELLVILLE….


OHIO STATE HAS RELEASED DOZENS OF DOCUMENTS…..AND A 23-PAGE INDEPENDENT SUMMARY OF FINDINDS…..…RELATED TO HEAD FOOTBALL
COACH URBAN MEYER’S  HANDLING OF A DOMESTIC ABUSE ALLEGATION AGAINST  FORMER BUCKEYES ASSISTANT ZACH SMITH……

THE UNIVERSITY ALSO ANNOUNCED MEYER WILL BE SUSPENDED FOR THE FIRST THREE GAMES OF THE SEASON AND WILL FORFEIT SIX WEEKS OF
PAY…..







TRUMP NOMINATION
08/22/18

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP HAS NOMINATED THE PRESIDENT  OF THE KENTUCKY COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION  FOR A POSITION IN
HIS ADMINISTRATION…..

BOB KING HAS BEEN PICKED TO BE THE NEW ASSISTANT SECRETARY  FOR POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION  AT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATON…..

KING  WHO HAS BEEN PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL SINCE  TWO-THOUSAND-NINE…. HAD PLANNED TO RETIRE IN JUNE…..BUT THE COUNCIL ASKED
HIM TO STAY ON UNTIL THEY COULD FIND A REPLACEMENT…..



HAYS
08/22/18

81 YEAR OLD WESLEY HAYS OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED MONDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL HOME …..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; HOWARD OF OREGON…..AND A SISTER; ELAINE WALKER OF ARIZONA……



CALVERT
08/22/18

89 YEAR OLD WILLIE  K.  “JUNIOR”  CALVERT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GARDENS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JEFFERY AND DENISE  OF ADOLPHUS…..AND A  DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; ANGELA AND
CHARLIE HARPER OF TENNESSEE…….THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
08/22/18

BEGINNING WITH THE UPCOMING FOOTBALL  SEASON…..WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  WILL ALLOW ONLY APPROVED  CLEAR TOTES….PLASTIC
ZIP LOCK BAGS….AND SMALL CLUTCHES AND PURSES  INTO HOUCHENS/ SMITH  STADIUM……

THE N-F-L IMPLEMENTED A SIMILAR POLICY   IN TWENTY-13…….AND THE  S-E-C  ADOPTED THE POLICY  LAST  SEASON……







STATE ELECTION BOARD
08/20/18

THE KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF ELECTONS WILL MEET  THIS WEEK TO DISCUSS AN ATTORNEY GENERAL’S  OPINON THAT SAYS  IT’S  “OK”  FOR POLL
WORKERS TO POST LISTS OF CERTIFIED-WRITE IN CANDIDATES IN VOTING PRECINTS….

THE OPINION  SAY POLL WORKERS  AREONT REQUIRED TO POST THE LIST…...BUT IF THEY DID  IT WOULDN’T VIOLATE THE COMMONWEALTH’S  BAN
ON ELECTIONEERING……

THE OPINION WENT ON TO SAY THE   STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS HAS THE AUTHORITY TO SAY WHAT IS AND IS NOT ELECTIONEERING…..AND
RECOMMENDED THEY COME UP WITH RULES ABOUT POSTING LISTS OF CANDIDATES……



ROBERTS
08/20/18

65 YEAR OLD PEGGY JANE BRITT ROBERTS OF SPARTA-TENNESSEE….AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..DIED SATURDAY AT COOKEVILLE REGONAL
MEDICAL CENTER IN COOKEVILLE-TENNESSEE…..VISITATION FOR THE  SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE TODAY (MON)  FROM 11 TO 12NOON AT GOAD
FUNERAL HOME WITH GRAVESIDE SERVICVES THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT ONE AT MITCHELLVILLE CEMETERY NEAR PORTLAND-TENNESSEE…..
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……        

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; VICKIE RENEE JONES NORRIS….AND A STEP-SON; LEE ROBERTS BOTH OF TENNESSEEE……A STEP-DAUGHTER;
CASSANDRA CANTRELL OF BOWLING GREEN……AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; JAMES AND SUE BRITT OF SCOTTSVILLE AND JERRY
AND BECKY WRIGHTSMAN OF INDIANA…….SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



DENNIS
8/19/18

90 YEAR OLD JACK DENNIS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES)  AFTERNOON AT
ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME… VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER 10  TOMORROW (TUES)  MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME… AND EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE… PATRICIA DENNIS OF SCOTTSVILLE… 2 SONS AND DAUGHTERS IN LAW… JEFFERY AND BRENNAN DENNIS OF BOWLING
GREEN.. AND DAVID AND TERESA DENNIS OF FOUNTAIN RUN… 2 DAUGHTERS AND SONS IN LAW… SHEILA AND DALE BARBELLA OF FLORDIA… AND
ANN AND TRAVIS LANGMAN OF THE STONY POINT COMMUNITY… 2 STEP SONS… JON BAXTER OF INDIANA… AND SAMUEL BAXTER… 1 STEP DAUGHTER
AND STEP SON IN LAW… MARY AND TOMMY BRUCE ALL OF CENTRAL CITY… 14 GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL GREAT GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE….



SPORTS
08/20/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY SOUTH WARREN…..
WHILE THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO RUSSELLVILLE…..

THE PATRIOT   GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE GLASOW  COUNTRY  CLUB TO PLAY THE SCOTTIES…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL TEAM HOSTS WAREN CENTRAL…..

AND THE JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM   PLAYS AT WARREN EAST…..


THE BREEDER’S CUP HAS CHOSEN  SANTA ANITA……KEENELAND…..AND DEL MAR TO HOST ITS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS FORM  TWENTY-19 TO
TWENTY-21…..

SANTA ANITA WILL HOST THE SEASON ENDING EVENT FOR A RECORD  10TH TIME….. WHILE  KEENELAND AND DEL MAR WILL HOST THE RACES FOR
THE SECOND TIME EACH….AFTER DEBUTING AS VENUES  IN TWENTY-15 AND TWENTY-17…..

CHURCHILL DOWNS WILL HOST THE BREEDERS  CUP THIS NOVEMBER……







MADDEN FORMER ATTORNEY RESPONDS
08/17/18

THE FORMER ATTORNEY FOR TIMOTHY MADDEN…..TRAVIS LOCK….HAS RESPONDED TO A COURT ORDER TO TURN  OVER CASE FILES TO MADDENS
NEW PUBLIC DEFENDER…TOM GFIFFITHS…..

IN HIS RESPONSE…..LOCK SAID HAS NEVER REFUSED TO TURN THE INFORMATION OVER TO THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ADVOCACY…..
BUT HAD NEVER BEEN GIVEN  INSTRUCTIONS  ON HOW THEY WOULD LIKE THE FILES DELIVERED…..
LOCK WENT ON TO SAY HE DID FORWARD 386 E-MAILS RELATED TO THE CASE AND A 16-GIGA BIT FLASH DRIVE CONTAINING HE ENTIRE FILE FOR
MADDEN….
AND LOCK SAID EVEN IF GRIFFITHS HAD RECEIVED THE INFORMATION BEFORE THE JULY 31ST COURT DATE…..HE WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ABLE TO
SET A TRIAL DATE…. NOR WOUILD ANY SUBSTITUTE ATTORNEY IN THE CASE…..



WRITE-IN CANDIDATES
08/17/18

AN OPINION FROM THE KENUCKY ATTORNEY GENREL’S OFFICE SAYS  IT IS OK  FOR ELECTION  OFFICIALS TO POST A LIST OF CERTIFIED   “WRITE-IN”
CANDIDATES AT POLLING PLACES….

IN THE COMMONWEALTH….VOTES ONLY COUNT FRO “WRITE-IN” CANDIDATES IF THEY HAVE FILED A LETTER OF INTENT…...BY THE FOURTH FRIDAY IN
OCTOBER….. WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE OR THE COUNTY CLERK……

ELECTION OFFICIALS HAVE TRAINED POLL WORKERS TO NOT POST THE LIST OF CERTIFIED “WRITE-IN” CANDIDATES FOR FEAR IT WOULD VIOLATE
THE COMMONWEALTH’S BAN ELECTIONING….
BUT  THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SAYS POSTING THE LIST WOULD NOT BREAK THE LAW BECAUSE THE LISTS WOULD NOT ADVOCATE PEOPLE
TO VOTE FOR OR AGAINST A CANDIDATE……



SPORTS
08/17/18

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL  GOES TO OWENSBORO APOLLO TO PLAY IN THE “APOLLO SUMMER SLAM DOWN”…….


THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON GETS UNDERWAY TONIGHT….

AS BARREN COUNTY IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON CASEY COUNTY,  CAVERNA ENTERTAINS EDMONSON COUNTY,  FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TRAVELS TO E’
TOWN,  HART COUNTY  PLAYS AT TAYLOR COUNTY,  SOUTH WARREN GOES TO HOPKINSVILLE, TODD COUNTY CENTRAL IS ON HE ROAD TO
BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY AND  WARREN EAST TRAVELS TO PORTLAND-TENNESSEE…..

AT THE SCOTTIE BOWLING…..
MONROE COUNTY TAKES ON TRIGG COUNTY
AND THE GLASGOW  PLAYS  RUSSELLVILLE….







BEVIN DEFENDS PENSION LAW
08/16/18

SPEAKING TO A CONFERENCE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS IN LOUISVILLE YESTERDAY…..GOVERNOR MATT SAID  THE COMMONWEALTH’S  
COUNTIES WILL BE “SCREWED”  FINANCIALLY IF THE  KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT INVALIDATES A NEW LAW MAKING CHANGES TO THE STRUGGLING
PENSON SYSTESM…..

BEVING WARNED THAT FEW COUNTIES WILL BE ABLE TO AFFORD THE HIGHER PENSON COSTA  WITHOUT THE CHANGES INCLUDED  IN THE PENSION
REFORM LAW……



SOLDIER REMAINS RETURNED
08/16/18

THE REMAINS OF A CLINTON COUNTY SOLDIER…..WHO WENT MISSING DURING THE KOREN WAR…..AVE BEEN RETURNED TO CLINTON COUNTY…..

P-F-C  JOE  STANTON ELMORE DIED AT THE AGE OF 20 ON DECEMBR SECOND 1950…..

VISITATION WILL BE HELD TOMORROW AT THE ALBANY  UNTIED CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE  .WITH  FUNERAL SERVICES TO BE HELD SATURDAY…..
ELMORE  WILL BE BURIED AT A FAMILY DAY IN ALBANY……



HART FATAL
08/16/18

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT  ON SOUTH DIXIE  HIGHWAY IN HART COUNTY CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE SAY  A TWENTY-16  DODGE PASSENGER  CAR DRIVEN BY 18 YEAR OLD HAILEY WILSON OF MUNFORDVILLE CROSSED THE CENTER
LINE AND STRUCK A 1992 G-M-C PICK-UP  OPERATED  BY 50 YEAR OLD MICHAEL RIGGS OF MUNFORDVILLE……
FOLLOWING  THE COLLISION…RIGG’S VEHICLE   LEFT THE ROADWAY AND CAUGHT FIRE…..
RIGGS DIED AT THE SCENE  AND WILSON WAS FLOWN TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL…….



FORMER DEPUTY PLEADS GUILTY
08/16/18

A FORMER MONROE COUNTY DEPTY HAS PLEAD GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT TO WIRE FRAUD CHARGES….

UNDER THE PLEA  AGREEMENT…..LARRY DALE MARTIN WILL SERVE THREE YEARS PROBATON AND PAY 75-HUNDRED DOLLARS RESTITUTION…..

MARTIN PLEADED GUILTY TO SELLING SURPLUS MILITARY PROPERTY OBTAINED  FROM A DEFENSE DEPARTMENT PROGRAM……



SPORTS
08/16/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINS GLASGOW…..
AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MOSS…..

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF  TEAMS HOST WARREN EAST…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  VOLLEYBALL TEAM  TRAVELS TO EDMONSON COUNTY…..







LOTTERY SALES
08/15/18

THE KENTUCKY LOTTERY HAS ANNOUNCED RECORD TICKET SALES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR THAT ENDED JUNE 30TH……

THE LOTTERY RECORDED SALES OF ONE-POINT-ZERO-FOUR BILLION DOLLARS LAST YEAR…..WHICH  IS   FOUR-PERCENT MORE THAN THE
PREVIOUS YEAR’S SALES….. AND THE LOTERY ALSO GAVE   253-MILLION DOLLARS  TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S GENERAL  FUND WHICH IS ALSO  A
RECORD AMOUNT….

SCRATCH-OFF TICKETS WERE ONCE AGAIN  THE LARGEST INDIVIDUAL GAME CATEGORY…..FINISHING THE FISCAL YEAR AT JUST OVER  613-MILLION
DOLLARS….. WHICH WAS UP FROM NINE-POINT-THREE  MILLION  IN TWENTY-17…..

AND MEGA MILLIONS HAD THE LARGEST PERCENTAGE INCREASE OF ANY KENTUCKY LOTTERY GAME…...RISING  NEARLY   37-PERCENT  FROM 10-
POINT-SEVEN MILLION TO  39-POINT-EIGHT MILLION……LOTTERY OFFICIALS SAY SEVERAL LARGE JACKPOTS DURING THE YEAR SUPRRED THE
INCREASE……



ETHICS CHANGES
08/15/18

THE KENTUCKY LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION IS URGING LAWMAKERS TO UPDATE THE COMMONWEALTH’S…..LEGISLATIVE  ETHICS LAW…..TO
FILL A VOID IN THE FIGHT AGAISNT SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN  CASES AT THE STATE CAPITAL…..

THE COMMISSION IS RECOMMENDING THE LAW BE REVISED TO SPECIFICALLY PROHIBIT  WORKPLACE HARASSMENT BY LAWMAKERS AGAINST  THEIR
STAFF….AS THE CURRENT LAW DOESN’T INCLUDE SUCH LANGUAGE…..

COMMISSION MEMBERS  SAY THE CHANGE WOULD  REMOVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT WHETHER THEY HAVE JURISDICTION TO INVESTIGATE SEXUAL
HARASSMENT ALLEGATONS AGAINST LAWMAKERS……



CATALYTIC CONVERTERS STOLEN
08/15/18

STATE POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR AN INDIVIDUAL WHO REMOVED EIGHT CATALTIC CONVERTERS FROM A BOWLING GREEN CAR DEALERSHIP….

THE CONVERTERS……VALUED AT 22-HUNDRED DOLLARS EACH….WERE TAKEN OFF CARS AT LARRY HARPER AUTO SALES ON PORTER PIKE….

THE SUSPECT IS A  WHITE……HEAVY SET MALE…..WHO WAS DRIVING A DARK-COLORED VEHICE…..
A ONE-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD IS BEING OFFERED FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF THE INDIVIDUAL……




SPORTS
08/15/18

THE LADY TOPPER SOCCER TEAM HAS BEEN PICKED TO FINISH NINTH IN THE PRE-SEASON……C-U-S-A……COACHES POLL….

RICE AND NORTH TEXAS…..WHO HAVE COMBINED TO WIN EVERY REGUALR SEASON TITLE SINCE  TWENTY-14…..ARE TABBED FIRST AND SECOND…..
AND THEY’RE FOLLOWED BY CARLOTTE…..OLD DOMINION…..AND FLORIDA ATLANTIC……







CITY COUNCIL
08/14/18

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO SETTING THE TWENTY-18 TAX RATE…..
AND THE COUNCIL VOTED UNANAMOUSLY TO TAKE THE COMPENSATING RATE….
APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO PURCHASE THREE  EASEMENTS  FOR NEW SEWER PUMP STATIONS ON VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY….
AND THE COUNCIL WAS INFORMED THE CITY HAD  BEEN AWARDED  A RURAL AREA PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION GRANT   WHICH WILL ESTABLISH A
PUBLIC BUS SERVICE IN SCOTTSVILLE…. THE CITY  IS RECEIVING  55-THOUSAND DOLLARS  FOR THE PURCHASE  OF THE VEHICLE…..10-THOUSAND
DOLLARS FOR ADMINISTRATION….    47-THOUSND-887 DOLLARS FOR OPERATING EXPENSES AND 576 DOLLARS FOR TRAINING EXPENSES…..



TWO CHARGED WITH MURDER
08/14/18

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED  TWO INDIVIDUALS  IN THE DEATH OF 19 YEAR OLD DAMAIN COOK OF FRANKLIN  WHO WAS ASSAUTLED LAST WEEK
AND LATER DIED OF HIS INJURIES AT SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER.......

23 YEAR OLD JORDAN ALFORD  OF TENNESSEE AND 52 YEAR OLD AMIE ALFORD OF FRANKLIN HAVE BOTH BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER……



WARREN STAND OFF
08/14/18

A STAND OFF ON NORTH GRAHAM STREET IN BOWLING GREEN YESTERDAY  ENDED PEACEFLLY   WITH THE ARREST OF ABOLWIN GREENMAN…..

31 YEAR OLD JESSE LILLARD WAS INTOXICATED AND TOLD DEPUTIES FROM THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..BY PHONE…..HE
WOULD ENGAGE IN A SHOOTOUT…..

LILLARD….WHO  FINNALY WALKED OUT PEACEFULLY….WAS ARRESTED  AND LODGED IN THE WARREN COUNTY REGIONAL JAIL……



SPORTS
08/14/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

THE PATRIOT AND LADY GOLF TEAMS  TRAVEL TO THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTY CLUB TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLYBALL TEAM    IS AT HOME TO TANGLE WITH WARREN EAST….







DOCTOR SENTENCED
08/13/18

A  SIMPSON COUNTY  DOCTOR  HAS BEEN SENTENCWD TO  50-MONTHS IN PRISON…..WITH NO CNANCE FOR PAROLE….ON 15-COUNTS OF  ILLEGAL
DISTRIBUTION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES BY WAY OF PRESCRIBING OPIATE PAIN MEDICATIONS OUTSIDE OF THE COURSE OF PROFESSIONAL
MEDICAL PRACTICE AND WITHOUT A LEGITIMATE MEDICAL PURPOSE…..

DR. ROY REYNOLDS…..WHO THE JUDGE DESCRIBED AS A “DRUG DEALWE  WITH A MEDICAL LICENSE…..WAS PRACTICNG IN FRANKLIN AT THE TIME
OF HIS ILLEGAL ACTIVITY……



MAN FOUND GUILTY
08/13/18

A FEDERAL JURY HAS CONVICTED A  COLUMBIA MAN OF RIPPING OFF INVESTORS BY LYING ABOUT POTENTIAL PROFITS FROM OIL AND GAS WELLS….

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADET….62 YEAR OLD  RONNIE RODGERS  WAS CONVITED OF CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT  MAIL FRAUD….WIRE FRIED….
AND SECURITIES FRAUD…..

REGULATORS HAD PREVIOUSLY ORDERED RODGER  TO STOP SELLING INVESTMENT I OIL AND GAS WELLS…..BUT HE KEPT DOING IT….SETTING UP  
“SHELL” COMPANIES SOLICITING MONEY FROM  INVESTORS IN ADAIR…..CLINTONM…..PULASKI….AND WARERN COUNTIES…..WHERE RODGERS SOLD
A TOTAL OF 10-MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF INVESTMENTS…..



MEETINGS
08/13/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

CITY COUNCIL AND THE REPUBLICN PARTY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND HALF-WAY LODGE  AND THE BEEKEEPERS BOTH MEET A T7……

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

THURSDAY MORNING  AT 7:30 THE CHAMEBR OF COMMERCE BREAKFAST CLUBS MEETS, THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE ALZHEIMER’S
SUPPORT GROUPS MEETS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT FOUR  AND THE HALFRY/DALTON V-F-W  POST MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT  AT 6…….



SPORTS
08/13/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO BOWLING  GREEN TO TAKE ON DRAKES CREEK….

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS  GO TO THE ROLLING HILLS GOLF COURSE  TO PLAY LOGAN COUNTY…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM  IS ON THE ROAD TO CLINTON COUNTY…..



SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS HAS ANNOUNCED THAT NASCAR FANS WILL RECEIVE A TICKET CREDIT IF A RACE AT ONE OF ITS EIGHT
TRACKS……INCLUDING THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY….IS POSTPONED AND THE TICKET HOLDER CAN’T ATTEND THE RESCHEDULED DATE….

THE CREDIT MUST BE USED  WITHIN ONE CALENDAR YEAR….OR AT THE SAME EVET THE NEXT YEAR…..…







CHRISTY STILL WANTED
08/10/18

AUTHORITIES ARE STILL LOOKING FOR SHAWN CHRISTY….WHO MADE THREATS TO PRESIDENT TRUMP AND MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT DAKOTA
MEYER…..AND THEY BELIEVE HE’S STILL IN THE COMMONWEALTH ACCORDING  TO SURVEILLANCE VIDEO….

MYER’S BROTHER….TIMOTHY GILLIAM WHO LIVES IN ADAIR COUNTY….CAME HOME LAST NIGHT AND FOUND HIS FRONT DOOR  HAD BEEN KICKED-
IN…..FOOD WAS STOLEN FROM THE REFRIGFERATOR…..AND A GREEN TWO-THOUSAND-ONE  GRAND CHEROKEE WITH A BLACK HOOD WAS MISSING
FROM THE GARAGE…..

GILLIAM SHOWED TROOPERS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO…..AND K-S-P  BELIEVES THE SUSPECT IN THE VIDEO IS CHRISTY…….



THREE OFFICERS HONORED
08/10/18

THREE AREA LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS…..INCLUDING A SCOTTSVILLE POLICE OFFICER….HAVE BEEN HONORED FOR THEIR SEATBELT
ENFORCEMENT…..

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE OFFICER  TREVOR THOMPSON RECEIVED THE TWENTY-18….. GOVERNOR’S  OCCUPANT PROTECTION AWARD……FOR ISSUING
THE MOST SEAT BELT CITATONS DURING THE KENTUCKY OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY….CLICK IT OR TICKET CAMPAIGN…..

AND WARREN COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF WAYNE MAYFIELD AND GLASGOW POLICE OFFICER NICK HOUCHENS  WERE ALSO HONORED FOR THEIR
SEAT BELT ENFORCEMENT……



SCOUT CELEBRATION
08/10/18

THE 24TH ANNUAL BARREN RIVER LAKE SCOUT CELEBRATON IS THIS WEEK-END AT THE TAILWATER CAMPGROUND….WHICH WILL BE CLOSED TO
OTHER PUBLIC CAMPING THIS WEEK-END FOR THE EVFENT….

THE OPENING CAMPFIRE IS TONIGHT…..…..

TOMORROW WHICH IS THE MAIN PUBLIC EVENT WILL BEGIN WITH A PATRIOTIC FLAG RAISING AT SEVEN-45……ACTIVITES WILL RUN FROM EIGHT
UNTIL NOON WHEN THE CAMPFIRE COOK OFF CHALLENGE WILL BE HELD…..THEN ACTIEIS REUSME AT ONE…..

SUNDAY BEGINS WITH THE FLAG RAISING AT SEVEN-45……A RELIGIOUS SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT EIGHT-45….AND THEN SCOUTS WILL BEGIN
BREAKING CAMP AND DEPART…..



SPORTS
08/10/18

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO MIKE  BUCHANON PARK FOR THE SOUTH  WARREN TOURNAMENT…..


AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM WILL HOST A KIDS CAMP TOMORROW…..FROM EIGHT UNTIL 11-30…..IN PATRIOT GYM…..
THE CAMP IS OPEN TO STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN THRU SEVENTH GRADE…..
THE FEE IS 20-DOLLARS  AND  REGISTRATION WILL BE HELD TOMORROW MORNING BEFORE CAMP BEGINS…


WESTERN KENTUCKY’S….FAN FEST….RETURNS TO DIDDLE ARENA TOMORROW FROM  11-TO-ONE….

WITH THE TOPPER FOOTBALL…..SOCCER….AND VOLLEYBALL TEAMS PARTICIPATING…..

THERE WILL BE AUTOGRAPH AND INTERACTIVE STATIONS…..
AND THE VOLLEYBALL TEAM WILL SCRIMMAGE FROM  12 TO ONE…..







SCHOOL BEGINS
08/09/18

IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL IN  THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TODAY…..AS SOME THREE-THOUSAND STUDENTS WILL BE RETURNING TO THE
CLASSROOM FOLLOWING THE SUMMER VACATION…..
FALL BREAK WILL BE OCTOBER FIRST THRU FIFTH……SCHOOL WILL BE OUT FOR THANKSGIVING NOVEMBER 21ST THRU THE  23RD……CHRISTMAS
BREAK RUNS DECEMBER 17TH THRU JANUARY FIRST…..SPRING BREAK IS SCHEDULED  FOR APRIL FIRST THRU FIFTH…..AND AS OF NOW….THE LAST
DAY FOR STUDENTS THIS SCHOOL YEAR WILL BE  MAY 23RD……..



PAUL DELIVERS LETTER
08/09/18

YESTERDAY……SENATOR RAND PAUL PERSONNALLY DELIVERED A LETTER TO RUSSIAN PRESIDENT  VADIMIR PUTIN  ON BEHALF OF PRESIDENT
DONALD TRUMP….. ACCORDING TO PAUL…..THE LETTER EMPHASIZED THE IMPORTANCE OF FURTHER ENGAGEMENT IN VARIOUS AREAS…..

COMPARING HIS SOLO TRIP TO RUSSIA TO THAT OF FORMER PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN’S DURING THE COLD WAR…..PAUL MET WITH FORMER  
SOVIET LEADER MIKHAIL GORBACHEV ON TUESDAY……



GOVERNOR WILL PAY
08/09/18

WEST VIRGINIA GOVERNOR JIM JUSTICE SAY COAL COMPANIES LINKED  TO HIME WILL PAY THE COMMONWEALTH MILLIONS OF DOLLARS OWED IN
BACK TAXES…..

ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-LEADER…..MORE THAN TWO-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS IS OWED TO AT LEAST FIVE KENTUCKY COUNTIES….

HOWEVER…..JUSTICE SAYS HE HAS TRANSFERRED CONTROL OF THE COMPANIES TO HIS CHILDREN AND COULDN’T SAY HOW THEY  ARE WORKING
TO PAY OFF THE DEBT……



SPORTS
08/09/18

THE PATROT GOLF TEAM TAKES ON EDMONSON COUNTY AT THE PARK MAMMOTH GOLF COURSE…….

THE TITANS TRAVEL TO GREEN BAY…….

KENTUCKY CONTINUES THEIR BAHAMAS TRIP AS THE TAKE ON SAN LORENZE DE ALMAGRO TONIGHT…....…….







RITE AID STORES CLOSING
08/08/18

TWO SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY RITE AID STORES ARE CLOSING…..

ONE RITE-AID STORE IN BOWLING GREEN AND ANOTHER IN GLASGOW WILL CLOSE THEIR PHARMACIES BY THE END OF THE MONTH……WITH STORE
LIQUIDATIONS AND CLOSURES TO FOLLOW…..AS WALGREENS PURCHASED ALL RITE-AID STORES IN SEPTEMBER OF LAST YEAR…..

THE RITE-AID STORE ON NASHVILLE ROAD IN BOWLING  GREEN WILL CLOSE ITS PHARMACY AUGUST 20TH AND PRESCRIPTIONS WILL BE MOVED TO
THE WALGREEN STORE ACROSS THE STREET….THE STORE WILL THEN REMAIN OPEN FOR TWO WEEKS FOR A FINAL SALE….
AND THE GLASGOW  PHARMACY WILL CLOSE  IS PHARMACY AUGUST 28TH WITH PRESCRIPTONS BEING AVAILABLE  AT THE WALGREEN STORE ON
WEST MAIN…. WITH THE STORE  REMAINING OPEN FOR TWO WEEK S  FOR A FINAL SALE…..



PAUL RUSSIAN MEETING
08/08/18

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS MET WITH FORMER RUSSIAN PRESIDENT MIKHAIL GORBACHEV IN HIS CONTINUING EFFORTS TO DECREASE ESCALATING
TENSIONS BETWEEN THE   U-S AND RUSSIA…..

PAUL SAID THEY DISCUSSED A NUMBER OF TOPICE AND THE IMPORTANCE OF NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT WAS GREATLEY DISCUSSED…..



POLAND
08/06/18

66 YEAR OLD MIKE REED  POLAND OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY  AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATON BEGINS AFTER 11 FRIDAY
MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; TINA BROOKS POLAND……AND TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DERIC AND SARAH AND MICHAEL AND KENDRA ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER; HANNAH POLAND OF BOWLING GREEN……THREE BROTHERS; DONALD OF JAMESTOWN, GARY OF FLORIDA AND
BOBBY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS; CAROLINE BUNCH OF BOWLING GREEN AND ANNIE CROWE OF TENNESSEE……TWO
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE….…..



SPORTS
08/08/18

THE TWENTY-18  CLASS TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE  ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HALL OF FAME HAS BEEN SELECTED….

THIS YEAR’S CLASS INCLUDES  FORMER  AC/S   PATRIOT  COACH GARY DEWITT…. PATRIOT BASKETBALL PLAYER  LUCIAN GRAVES…..SPORTS
WRITERR DON MEADOR….AND SCOTTSVILLE POINTER STAR  RICK STARKS…..

THE FOUR WILL BE FORMALLY INDICTED  AT HALF-TIME OF THE PATRIOTS OPENING HOME GAME ON  FRIDAY….AUGUST  31ST…..

PRIOR TO THE SEVEN O’CLOCK KICK OFF……A RECEPTON WILL BE HELD IN THE NORTH END  OF PATROT STADIUM STARTING AT SIX…..







MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL
08/07/18

A KENTUCKY PANEL….ESTABLISHED TO REVIEW MEDIAL MALPRACTICE CLAIMS BEFORE LAWSUITS CAN BE FIELD…..IS SEVERLY BACKLOGGED…..

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL…….ONLY 11-PERCENT OF 531 CLAIMS HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED TO THE MEDICAL REVIEW PANALL…..

AND FINDINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED IN JUST THREE-PERCENT  OF CASES….WITH ANOTHER   FIVE-PERCENT  HAVE BEEN WITHDRAWN….SETTLED….
OR DISMISSED…..



WANTED MAN
08/07/18

ACCORDING TO THE ADAIR COUNTY VOICE……F-B-I AGENTS AND U-S MARSHALLS HAVE BEEN SEARCHING  IN ADAIR COUNTY FOR A PENNSYLVNIA  
MAN WHO MADE THREATS AGAINST PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP AND MEDALOF HONOR RECIPIENT DAKOTA MEYER….

IN JUNE…..SHAWN RICHARD CHRISTY MADE THREATS ON FACE BOOK AGAINST THE PRESIDENT AND AN ARREST WARRANT WAS ISSUED…..

SATURDAY…..AUTHORITIES  LOCATED  A CAR NEAR MYERS’  HOME IN ADAIR COUNTY THAT CHRISTY HAD STOLEN…..AND AUTHORITES SAY CHRISTY
MAY HAVE SEVERAL STOLEN HANDGUNS IN HIS POSSESSION…..



SPORTS
08/07/18

THE PATRIOT  AND LADY PATRIOT GOLF TEAMS  TRAVEL TO THE HIDDEN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB FOR THE MONROE COUNTY INVITATIOANLLLL

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


NORTH CAROLINA  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY  THAT  13-PLAYERS WILL MISS SEVERAL GAMES….AT THE  BEGINNING  OF THE SEASON……FOR SELLING
TEAM-ISSUED SHOES….

THE SALE IS A SECONDARY N-C-A-A  RULES VIOLATION…..AS THE PLAYERS WILL SIT OUT AT LEAST A THIRD OF THE SEASON……







FOSTER CHOSEN
08/06/18

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR….RACHEL FOSTER…..HAS BEEN SELECTED AT ALLEN COUNTY’S   47TH DISTINGUISHED YOUNG
WOMAN…..

SATURDAY NIGHT’S EVENT  MARKED THE CONCLUSION OF A SUMMER OF PREPARATION AND PRACTIVE  FOR FOSTER…..AND SENIORS BRIANNA
BRADY….. MORGAN MEANS….AND ZAIDE-JADE PINSON….

MEANS WAS SELECTED AS FIRST ALTERNATE AN PINSON WAS NAMED SECOND ALTERNATE….

FOSTER WILL REPRESENT ALLEN COUNTY AT THE…..TWENTY-19 KENTUCKY DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMEN PROGRAM…..IN JANUARY IN
LEXINGTON……



OPEN HOUSE
08/06/18

THE JAMES E. BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HOLD EIGHTH GRADE ORIENTATION AND OPEN HOUSE  THIS AFTENOON BEGINNING AT FIV.E….



MEETINGS
08/06/18

ON THE MEETING  CALENDAR THIS WEEK…

THE ALLEN COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEET TONIGHT AT SIX-30 AND THE SADDLE CLUB AND GRAHAM LODGE BOTH NEET AT
7……

THE SCOTTSVILLE ART GUILD AND THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS BOTH MEET TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 5……

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



SPORTS
08/06/18

THE LADY PATRIOT  GOLF TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO THE GLASGOW COUNTY CLUB TO PLAY IN THE GLASGOW INVITATIONAL……


THE KENTUCKY MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM  BEGINS AN EIGHT-DAY…..FOUR-GAME TRIP TO THE BAHAMAS TODAY….

THEY WILL PLAY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY…..HAVE AN OFF DAY FRIDAY…AND PLAY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY…..

ALL GAMES WILL BE PLAYED AT THE ATLANTIS IMPERIAL ARENA……







RICHARDS HONORED
08/03/18

A  RETIRING   KENTUCKY STATE LAWMAKER  HAS BEEN NAMED ONE OF THE  20 MOST EFFECTIVE LEGISLATORS IN THE COUNTRY  BY FISCAL-NOTE….A
WASHINGTON D-C  BASED TECH START-UP…..WHICH ANNUALLY CREATES A LIST OF THE TOP STATE LEGISLATORS USING ITS UNIQUE DATA  
ANALYTICS SOFTWARE……

REPRESENTATIVE JODY RICHARD WAS NAMED THE THIRD-MOST PRODUCTIVE STATE REPRESENTATIVE IN THE NATIONS…..HAVING SPONSORED   11-
HUNDRED-10 BILLS WITH A 57-PERSENT PASSING RATE…...SINCE HE ENTERED THE KENTUCKY HOUSE IN 1976…….WHERE HE SERVED AS SPEAKER
FROM  1995 TO TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT……

THE GROUP ALSO IDENTIFIED RICHARDS’ TOP POLICY ISSUES AS EDUCATION…. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION…..AND SPORTS AND
RECREATION……



FANCY FARM
08/03/18

THE FALL CAMPAIGN SEASON IN KENTUCKY KICKS OFF TOMORROW WITH THE ANNUAL “FANCY FARM PICNIC”….WHICH HAS BEEN HELD SINCE 1880   
AT ST. JEROME’S CHURCHIN WESTERN KENTUCKY……
FACNEY FARM HAS A POPULATION OF   458….BUT THAT NUMBER WILL L GROW TO  10-THOUSAND TOMORROW….

ORGANIZERS ALTERNATE BETWEEN REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC EMCEES FOR THE POLITICAL STUMP SPEAKING…..AND THIS YEAR REPUBLICAN
AGRICULTURE COMMISSONER RYAN QUARLES HAS THOSE DUTIES…..

WITH AT LEAST 34 CURRENT AND FORMER EDUCATORS ON THE BALLOT IN NOVEMBER…..TEACHERS ARE ALSO PLANNING  ON LAUNCHING THEIR
FALL OFFESIVE  ON THE MID-TERM ELECTONS TOMORROW…..
AS LEADERS OF THE GROUP……HASH-TAG  ONE-20  STRONG…..ARE EXPECTING AS MANY AS   200 TO ATTEND FANCY FARM……



ACCIDENT-HART
08/03/18

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON NORTH JACKSON HIGHWAY….NEAR THE GREEN RIVER BRIDGE IN HART COUNTY…..INJURED TWO PERSONS….

STATE POLICE SAY A TWO-THOUSND-SEVEN  FORD PASSENGER CAR DRIVEN BY 40 YEAR OLD CRYSTAL STINES OF GREENSBURG CROSSED THE
CENTER LINE….AND HIT A TWENTY-15 TOYOTA PRIUS OPERATED   BY 58 YEAR OLD SALLY HOWLETT OF OHIO……

E-M-S AND AIR-EVAC TRANSPORTED BOTH DRIVERS FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT……



SPORTS
08/03/18

GLEN JACOBS……BETTER KNOWN  AS  W-W-E’s “KANE”….WAS ELECTED MAYOR OF KNOX COUNTY TENNEESSEE YESTERDAY…..

AFTER WINNING THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY EARLIER THIS YEAR…..JACOBS WHO HAS WORKED FOR THE W-W-E  FOR OVER 20 YEARS….EASLY
DEFEATED TO  DEFEAT HIS DEMOCRATIC OPPONENT TO WIN THE  COUNTY’S TOP POLITICAL OFFICE……



ACCORDING TO  E-S-P-N…..A  ONE-ON-ONE GOLF SHOWDOWN BETWEEN TIGER WOODS AND PHIL MICKELSON WILL TAKE PLACE   AROUND  
THANKSGIVING  AT A COURSE IN LAS VEGAS….

IT’S  RUMORED   10-MILLION DOLLARS WILL BE UP FOR GRABS…..AS BOTH SIDES HAVE BE IN TALKS   FOR AWHILE…..FOR A “WINNER TAKE ALL“  
MATCH…..







SOLDIER REMAINS IDENTIFIED
08/02/18

A KENTUCKY SOLDIER…..WHO WENT MISSING IN 1950 DURING THE KOREAN WAR…. HAS  BEEN IDENTIFIED BY HIS REMAINS……

P-F-C  JOE STANTON ELMORE  WAS  20 WHEN HE DIED    DECEMBER SECOND-1950  IN NORTH KOREA…..HIS REMAINS WHICH ARE BEING RETURNED
TO HIS FAMILY IN BOWLING GREEN….. WERE AMONG THOSE OF DOZENS OF PRESUMED U-S WAR DEAD THAT WERE RECENTLY HANDED OVER BY
NORTH KOREA…..

SERVICE ARRANGEMENTS  ARE NOT YET COMPLETE….BUT GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN WILL ORDER FLAGS LOWERED TO  HALF-SFAFF IN HONOR  OF  P-
F-C ELMORE ON THE DATE OF HIS INTERMENT…..AND ENCOURAES INDIDUALS…..BUSINESSES…. ORGANIZATIONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
TO JOIN IN THE TRIBUTE……




FOOD HUNGER  RATE
08/02/18

ACCORDING TO A  REPORT  FROM THE FOOD RESEARCH AND ACTION CENTER….. KENTUCKY RANKED 12TH IN THE NATION FOR FOOD HARDSHIP…..
WITH MORE THAN ONE-IN-SIX  HOUSEHOLDS REPORTING THEY HAD TROUBLE PUTTING FOOD ON THE TABLE…..

NATIONALLY…..THE REPORT FOUND THAT AFTER SEVERAL YEARS OF DECLINE….. THE FOOD HARDSHIP RATE FOR ALL HOUSEHOLDS INCREASED
FROM 15-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN TWENTY-16 TO 15-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT IN TWENTY-17…..
AND THE FOOD HARDSHIP RATE FOR HOUSEHOLDS WITH CHILDREN IS ONE-POINT-THREE TIMES HIGHER THAN FOR HOUSEHOLDS WITHOUT
CHILDREN……

IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..THE FOOD HARDSHIP RATE IN HOUSEHOLDS WITH CHILDREN IS 18-POINT-SIX PERCENT COMPARED TO THE NATIONAL
RATE OF 16-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT……

AND THE  SOUTHEAST REGION OF THE COUNTY…..IN WHICH KENTUCKY IS INCLUDED……HAD THE SECOND-HIGHEST FOOD HARDSHIP RATE LAST
YEAR…. BEHIND THE SOUTHWEST….AT 17-POINT-ONE PERCENT……



BACK GROUND CHECKS
08/02/18

A NEW KENTUCKY LAW…..PASSED IN TWENTY-17……EXPANDS BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR THOSE WANTING TO WORK IN THE COMMONWEALTH’S
SCHOOL SYSTEMS……BUT IT’S CAUSING HEADACHES……

THE NEW LAW REQUIRES NEW HIRES  WHO  FALL IN THE CATEGORIES OF EMPLOYEES……STUDENT TEACHERS……CONTRACTORS…..AND
VOLUNTEERS…. TO TURN IN A LETTER FROM THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES  ASSURING THEY ARE NOT ON THE LIST OF
SUBSTANTIATED REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT……THIS IS IN ADDITION TO THE CURRENT STATUTE REQUIRING A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND
CHECK……

THE CONFUSION COMES FROM DECIDING  WHICH NEW HIRES ARE CONSIDERED CONTRACTORS……A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE KENTUCKY
ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS  SAYS THEY BELIEVE THE LAW MEANS THOSE WORKING DIRECTLY WITH CHILDREN……..AND NOT
PLUMBERS OR  LANDSCAPERS……



SPORTS
08/02/18

FORMER LADY PATRIOT  AND UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL PLAYER…..SHELBY HARPER……IS JOINING THE LADY PATRIOT BASKETBALL
STAFF…..

HARPER IS  THE LADY PATRIOTS FIFTH ALL-TIME SCORER AND SECOND IN ASSISTS AND STEALS…..

AFTER TURNING DOWN THE OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY COLLEGE BALL ON SCHOLARSHIP AT SEVERAL SMALLER   N-C-A-A  OR  N-A-I-A  SCHOOLS….SHE
ELECTED TO WALK-ON AT LOUISVILLE WHERE SHE WORKED HER WAY INTO THE STARTING LINE-UP DURING HER FIRST SEASON AND EARNED A
SCHOLARSHIP…..



THE PATRIOT  GOLF TEAM GOES TO THE  CROSSWINDS  GOLF COURSE  FOR THE SOUTH WARREN INVITATIONAL……

AND THE LADY PATRIOTS VOLLEYBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO SOUTH WARREN FOR A SCRIMMAGE……







MADDEN
07/31/18

TIMOTHY MADDEN WAS BACK IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY S AFTERNOON FOR A  PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE….REGARDING THE STATUS OF
THE DISCOVERY MATERIALS REQUEST BY MADDEN’S NEW ATTORNEY TOM GRIFFITHS AND SETTING A START DATE FOR THE TRIAL….
GRIFFITHS  TOLD JUDGE JANET CROCKER   HE HADN’T   RECEIVED ANY OF THE PREVIOUSLY REQUESTED MATERIALS FROM MADENS’S PREVIOUS
ATTORNEY TRAVIS LOCK…… AND NEEDS THOSE TO PREPARE AN ADEQUATE DEFENSE….
JUDGE   CROCKER SET A DEADLINE FOR  LOCK TO TURNOVER ALL HIS FILES PERTAINING TO THE MADDEN CASE  WITHIN THE NEXT 15 DAYS….
ANOTHER STATUS HEARING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 25 AT 1:30……

MADDEN IS CHARGED WITH MURDER…..RAPE…..AND KIDNAPPING IN THE NOVEMBER TWENTY-15 DEATH OF SEVEN YEAR OLD GABBIE DOOLIN……



ASHLAND LEAVING KENTUCKY
08/01/18

AFTER BEING LOCATED IN KENTUCKY FOR NEARLY A CENTURY….ASHLAND INCORPORATED  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY IT’S  MOVING IT
HEADQUARTERS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH TO WILMINGTON-DELAWARE…..

THE 58-PERSON  LEXINGTON OFFICE WILL CLOSE DECEMBER 31ST   TWENTY-19….. SOME POSITIONS WILL BE ELIMINATED…..OTHERS WILL BE
RELOCATED TO OHO OR DELAWARE…..AND SOME EMPLOYEES WILL BE ALLOWED TO WORK REMOTELY…..
WHILE THE COVINGTON OFFICE….WITH 48 EMPLOYESSS…..WILL BE MOVED TO WILMINGTON…..

ASHLAND’S LARGEST MANUFACTUIRNG PLANT IN CALVERT CITY….EMPLOYEES  515 INDIVIDUALS….AND THE COMPANY SAID THE HOPE TO KEEP A
PRESENCE IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..



APARTMENT COLLAPSE
08/01/18

SOME RESIDENTS OF A LEXINGTON APARTMENT COMPLEX WERE FORCED FROM THE HOMES LAST NIGHT…..WHEN THE BRICK  VENEER OF A
BUILDING COLLAPSE ON ONE WALL….

THE BUILDING WAS USED FOR STORAGE  AND SOME APARTMETN ARE ATTACHED TO THE BUILDING……SO TENANTS WERE FORCED TO LEAVE FOR
THE NIGHT WHILE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE BUILDING WAS ASSESSED……



SPORTS
08/01/18

THE LADY PATRIOT VOLLEYBALL TEAM WILL BE AT HOME TO SCRIMMAGE GREENWOOD…..


THE LADY TOPPER BASKETBALL TEAM WILL BE PLAYING IN THE….VANCOUVER SHOWCASE…. NOVEMBER 22ND THRU THE 24TH…..

THE LADY TOPPERS  ARE ONE OF FIVE CONFIRMED TEAMS INCLUDING….SOUTH CAROLINA….OREGON STATE….GONZAGA….AND DRAKE……..

THREE OTHER TEAMS HAVE YET TO BE ANNOUNCED…..







PAUL SUPPORTS NOMINATION
07/31/18

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS ANNOUNCED HE WILL SUPPORT JUDGE BRETT KAVANAUGH’S  APPOINTMENT  TO THE SUPREME COURT….

PAUL HAD WARNED PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP AGAINST CHOOSING THE APPELLAGTE JUDGE…..SAYING HE PREFERRED OTHER POTENTIAL PICKS
HE VIEWED AS MORE CONSERVATIVE…..

BUT AFTER MEETING WITH KAVANAUGH LAST WEEK…...AND REVIEWING HIS RECORD…...PAUL SAID  HE DECIDED TO SUPPORT HIS NOMINATION……



SCAM WARNING
07/31/18

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED A NEW SCAM WARNING…. AFTER A MOBILE DEOSIT SCAM COST ONE
KENTUCKIAN                          10-THOUSAND DOLLARS……

THE FRANKLIN COUNTY RESIDENT PROVIDED HER BANK ACCOUNT  INFORMATION…. ONLINE…..TO WHAT APPEARED TO BE A LEGITIMATE BANK…..
SHE WAS DEPOSITING A  10-THOUSAND DOLLAR PERSONAL LOAN AND THE   “LENDER”  CLAIMED THERE WAS AN ISSUE WITH THE DEPOSIT AND THE
MONEY NEEDED TO BE  RETURNED AND REISSUED……
AFTER SENDING THE MONEY BACK…..USING AN UNTRACEABLE METHOD OF  PAYMENT……THE VICTIM’S BANK DETECTED THE LOAN CHECK WAS
COUNTERFEIT AND THE VICTIM WAS STUCK REPAYING THE BANK……

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE REMINDS RESIDENTS THAT UNTIL THE BANK CONFIRMS THAT FUNDS FROM A CHECK YOU DEPOSITED HAVE
CLEARED….YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE  FOR ANY FUNDS WITHDRAWN AGAINST THAT  CHECK……



MEDICAL SCHOOL CLASS
07/31/18

THE FIRST CLASS AT THE NEW…..U-K COLLEGE OF MEDICINE BOWLING GREEN CAMPUES…..HAS ARRIVED…..

THE 30-MEMBER CLASS…..WHICH INCLUDES SEVEN WESTERN GRADUATES….BEGAN A WEEK LONG ORIENTATION  YESTERDAY……

THERE WILL BE A “WHITE COAT” CEREMONY IN VAN METER HALL FRIDAY TO RECOGNIZE THE STUDENTS STARTING MEDICAL SCHOOL….AND
CLASSES BEGIN MONDAY…..



SPORTS
07/31/18

THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM TRAVELS TO THE BOWLING GREEN COUNTY CLUB TO PLAY IN THE GATOR INVITATIONAL……..


FORMER LOUISVILLE COACH RICK PITINO SAYS HE WILL  “LAY ALL HIS CARDS ON THE TABLE”  WHEN HIS NEW BOOK TITLED…..PITINO-MY
STORY……COMES OUT SEPTEMBER FOURTH……

PITINO SAYS THE BOOK COVERS EVERYTHING FROM HIS TIME COACHING THE NEW YORK KNICKS AND BOSTON CELTICS…..TO HIS TRIUMPHANT AND
TROUBLED CAREER IN THE N-C-A-A……







MEDICAID COPAYS
07/30/18

FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A WEEK…..THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION HAS REVERSED THEMSELVE ON A CONTROVERSIAL CHANGE OT EH
COMMONWLETH MEDID ROGRM…

OFFICIALS SAY THEY WILL SUSPEND PATIENT COPAYS OF ONE-TO-50- DOLLARS….THAT WERE ENACTED JULY FIRST….ON AUGUST FIREST….

THE COPAYS CAUGHT HEALTH PROVIDERS BY SURPRISE AND CAUSED ALARM AMONG PATIENTS WHO DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT OR UNDERSTAND THE
CHANGES…..

LAST WEEK…..KENTUCKY MEDICAID OFFICIALS THE RESTORATION OF DENTAL AND VISION BENEFITS THAT HAD BEEN CUT OFF JULY FIRST TO SOME
400-THOUSAND RESIDENTS…..
THAT MOVE WAS MADE AFTER A FEDERAL JUDGE DENIED CHANGES TO THE  COMMONWEALTH’S  MEDICAID PROGRAM……



US BANK
07/30/18

U-S BANK IS CLOSING  ITS  HOME MORTAGE CALL CENTER IN BOWLING  GREEN AND MOVING THE OPERATION TO THE MUCH LARGER CALL CENTER
IN OWENSBORO……

THE MOVE WILL AFFECT ABOUT 100 EMPLOYEES….AS SOME WILL REMAIN IN BOWLING GREEN AND WORK FROM HOME……AND  OHTERS WILL GO TO
THE OWENSBORO FACILITY…..

THE BOWLING GREEN  CALL CENTER WILL CEASE OPERATIONS  BY THE END OF SEPTEMBER…….



RIDE MALFUNCTION
07/30/18

A  WATER RIDE AT KENTUCKY KINGDOM REMAINS CLOSED….AFTER A BOT BECAMGE STUCK STAURDAY……LEADING TO THE EVACUAO OF 13 PEOR
ON BOARD….

THE BOAT…..WHICH IS PART OF THE  “MILE HIGH FALL”  SHOOT-THE-CHUTE WATER RIDE…..WAS HEADED BACK TO THE STATION SATURDAY NIGHT
WHEN IT GOT LODGED ALONG THE SIDE OF A WATER-FILLE TROUGH….

IT TOOK PARK OFICIALS   ABOUT  10-MINUTES TO GET VERY ONE OFF THE BOAT…..
FIVE WENT TO THE PARK’S HEALTH CENTER…..ONE DECLINED TREATMENT……TWO WERE TREATED FOR MINOR INJURIES…..AND TWO OTHERS
REQUESTED TRANSPORT TO THE HOSPITAL……



4 YEAR OLD DROWNS
07/30/18

A FOUR YEAR-OLD  GIRL  DROWN SATURDAY AT THE PENNYRILE FOREST STATE RESORT PAKR NEAR HOPKINSVILLE….

A PARK RANGER TRIED TO REVIVE THE GIRL BY DOING C-P-R…..BUT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL…….

THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE INCIDENT  IS CONTINUING……



SPORTS
07/30/18

THE HOT RODS HAVE REACHED AN AGREEMENT WITH THE WARRN COUNTY DOWNTOWN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY   THAT WILL KEEP
THEM AT BOWLING GREN BALL PARK UNTIL TWENTY-30…..AND WOULD ALSO SEE THE TEAM SOLD TO JACK BLACKSTOCK….A NEW YORK BUSINESS
MAN WHO HAS TIES TO BOWLING GREEN……AND FOR THE LAST FIVE YEARS HAS BEEN A MINORITY OWNER OF THE TEAM….

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AND MAJOR  LEAGUE BASEBALL  MOST APPROVE THE AGREEMENT…….







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
07/27/18

ACCORDING TO THE  KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE FROM THREE-POINT-THREE
PERCENT IN MAY  TO FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT IN JUNE…..HOWEVER…..THIS JUNE’S JOBLESS RATE IS STILL BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-SEVEN
PERCENT RECORDED IN JUNE OF LAST YEAR……

IN THE BARREN RIVER DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM ALLEN COUNTY’S FOUR-POINT-TWO  PECENT….TO FIVE-POINT-
EIGHT PERCENT  IN EDMONSON COUNTY……

BETWEEN JUNE TWENTY-17 AND JUNE TWENTY-18…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  FELL IN 115 COUNTIES AND ROSE IN FIVE…….
WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE  AT THREE-POINT-SIX OERCENT….
AMD MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE COMMONWEALTH’S HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT  AT 14-POINT-NINE PERCENT……



TAX FREE WEEK END
07/27/18

TENNESSEE’S  13TH ANNUAL “TAX FREE WEEK-END IS UNDERWAY AND RUNS UNTIL MIDNIGHT SUNDAY…..

SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT ARE TAX FREE INCLUDE CLOTHING COSTING LESS THAN 100-DOLLARS……SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR LESS THE 100-
DOLLARS….AND COMPUTERS UNDER  15-HUNDRED DOLLARS……



KSP CRUISER TOPS
07/27/18

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE HAS LOCKED UP THE AWARD FOR THE NATION’S BEST LOOKING POLICE CRUISER…..

THE CONTEST  WAS SO COMPETTIVE…..IT CAME DOWN TO A TIE….ACCORDING TO THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF STATE TROOPERS WHO
SPONSORED THE CONTEST……

K-S-P AND THE GEORGIA STATE  PATROL  EACH RECEIVED 29-THOUSAND- 900 LIKES ON FACE BOOKS…..BUT KENTUCKY  HAD 19-HUNDRED  “LOVES”
….TO 13-HUNDRED FOR GEORGIA……



GUILTY PLEA
07/27/18

AN ADAIR COUNTY MAN HAS PLED GUILTY TO 296 FELONY CHARGES RELATED TO  CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AND CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE……

46 YEAR OLD WILLIAM BRYANT OF COLUMBIA APPEARED IN ADAIR CIRCUIT COURT AND PLEAD  GULTY  TO ONE COUNT  OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING…..45-
COUNTS OF SODOMY….AND 250 COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR……

SENTENCING IS SET FOR SEPTEMBER  25TH……



WEAPONS CHARGES
07/27/18

A FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN LOUISVILLE HAS RETUREND 20-FELONY INDICTMENTS…. CHARGING 23 INDIVIDUALS WITH MULTIPLE COUNTS OF
FIREARMS VIOLATIONS AND POSSESSION AND DISTRIBUTION OF SCHEDULED DRUGS……

THE CHARGES CONTINUE TO BE DEVELOPED THRU  THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE’S…..PROJECT SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS INITIATIVE…..

IN MARCH…21-INDICTMENTS WERE RETURNED AGAINST  23-INDIVIDUALS….AND IN MAY  THE GRAND JURY RETURNED  14-INDICTMENTS AGAINST 16-
INDIVVIDUALS…..



SPORTS
07/27/18

THE PATRIOT   GOLF TEAM OPEN THEIR SEASON….AS  THEY TRAVEL TO THE LONDON COUNTRY CLUB TO PLAY IN THE SOUTH LAUREL
INVITATIONAL…….


WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY’S……FAN FEST….WILL BE  SATURDAY, AUGUST 11TH….FROM 11 TO ONE…..IN DIDDLE ARENA….

THE TOPPER FOOTBALL….SOCCER….AND VOLLEYBALL TEAMS WILL BE TAKING PART…

“FAN FEST” WILL BE HIGHLIGHTED  BY AUTOGRAPH  AND INTERACTIVE STATIONS…. INFLATABLES…..FACE PAINTING…….BALLOON ARTISTS…..AND
MORE…….







HEALTH INSURANCE
07/26/18

A NEW STUDY SAYS HAVING A STATE-BASED…..INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE MANDATE IN PLACE NEXT YEAR…...WOULD GREATLY BENEFIT THE
COMMONWEALTH……

CONGRESS HAS ELIMINATED THE INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE MANDATE CONTAINED IN THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT  EFFECTIVE IN  TWENTY-
19……AND THE STUDY BY  THE URBAN INSTITUTE AND COMMONWEALTH FUND…..SAYS ENDING THE INDIVIDUAL MANDATE WILL LEAD TO AN
EXPLOSION OF UNCOMPENSATED HEALTH CARE COSTS FOR STATE GOVERNMENTS…..HOSPITALS…..AND COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS…..

THE STUDY GOES ON TO SAY UNCOMPENSATED  CARE IN KENTUCKY…..THE DEMAND FOR CARE FROM INDIVIDUALS WHO DO NOT HAVE INSURANCE
COVERAGE…..WOULD DECREASE BY ABOUT 171-MILLION DOLLARS  NEXT YEAR IN THE COMMONWEALTH IF AN  INDIVIDUAL  MANDATE WAS
ADOPTED……
KENTUCKY SAW THE SECOND-HIGHEST GAIN IN SURANCE COVERAGE FOLLOWING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT….
INCLUDING THE EXPANSON OF THE MEDICAID PROGRAM……



BEVIN UNPOPULAR
07/26/18

ACCORDING TO   THE “MORNING CONSULT”…..GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN IS AMONG THE LEAST POPULAR GOVERNORS  IN THE NATION….WITH THE   
FOURTH HIGHEST DISAPROVAL RATING  AT 57-PERCENT…..

REPUBLICAN OKLAHOMA  GOVERNOR   MARY FALLIN  HAS THE HIGHEST DISAPROVAL RATE AT  74-PERCENT……..DEMOCRATIC CONNECTICUT
GOVERNOR DAN MALLOY HAS A 71-PERCNT DISAPPROVAL  RATING…..WHILE REPUBLICAN ILLINOIS GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER  IS  AT 60-
PERCENT…….

BEVINS’S APPROVAL RATING ALSO RANKS  FOURTH LOWEST AT 29-PERCENT…..

THE 15 MOST POPULAR GOVERNORS ARE ALL REPUBLICANS…….AS MASSACHUSETTS  GOVERNOR  CHARLIE BAKER LEADS ALL WITH A 69-PERCENT
APPROVAL RATING…..



MAMMOTH CAVE TRAIL
07/26/18

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK HAS UPGRADED A TRAIL TO INCREASE ACCESSIBILITY TO DISABLED VISITORS….

THE  “ECHO RIVER SPRING TRAIL”  WAS RECENTLY REOPENED  FOLLOWING A ONE-POINT-ONE MILLION  DOLLAR RENOVATION……
THE TRAIL…..WHICH WAS A GRAVEL FOOTPATH…..IS NOW AN EIGHT-FOOR-WIDE CONCERT AND WOOD PATH…..AND NEW SIGNS WERE  INSTALLED  IN
BRAILLE FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED……

MAMMOTH CAVE IS ON OF NINE NATONAL PARKS…..AROUND THE COUNTRY…..THAT RECEIVED FEDERAL FUNDING  TO DESIGN  AND BUILD  
PROJECTS  LIKE THESE…..



SPORTS
07/26/18

IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT TRIPLE CROWN WINNER….JUSTIFY…..IS RETIRING….

THE UNDEFEATED THREE-YEAR-OLD HAD  HOPED TO FINISH HIS CAREER AT THE BREEDER’S CUP AT CHURCHHILL DOWNS  IN NOVEMBER…..BUT
TRAINER  BOB BAFFER SAID HE   HAD SOME  “FILLING”  IN HIS ANKLE  AND HE’S NOT RESPONDING QUICK ENOUGH FOR A FALL CAMPAIGN…..







FISCAL COURT
07/25/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TAVELED TO THE STONY POINT FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING……
THE COUNTY ATTORNEY HAS MOVED HER OFFICE TO THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING……AND THE COURT APPROVED PUTTING  THE 800-DOLLARS A
MONTH THE COUNTY HAD BEEN PAYING IN RENT….IN  THE OFFICE’S OPERATONS BUDGET….AS COUNTY ATTORNY HALLYE ARTERBURN TALKED
WITH THE COURT ABOUT DECLINING REVENUE  SOURCES……

THE COURT ALSO ACCEPTED THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  TWENTY-17 TAX SETTLEMENT…..SUBJECT TO AUDIT……



NEW METCALFE PRINCIPAL
07/25/18

METCALFE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAS A NEW PRINCIPAL…..

CLINT GRAHAM  WAS INTRODUCED YESERDAY…..SINCE TWENTY-15 HE HAS SERVED AS ASSISANT PRINCIPAL AT GREEN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..
AND BEFORE THAT HE WAS A TEACHER AND COACH AT TAYLOR COUNTY SCHOOLS…..

GRAHAM REPLACES KELLY BELL WHO RETIRED EARLIER THIS YEAR…..



NEW METCALFE PRINCIPAL
07/25/18

METCALFE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAS A NEW PRINCIPAL…..

CLINT GRAHAM  WAS INTRODUCED YESERDAY…..SINCE TWENTY-15 HE HAS SERVED AS ASSISANT PRINCIPAL AT GREEN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..
AND BEFORE THAT HE WAS A TEACHER AND COACH AT TAYLOR COUNTY SCHOOLS…..

GRAHAM REPLACES KELLY BELL WHO RETIRED EARLIER THIS YEAR…..



MOVE OVER LAW
07/25/18

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE IS JOINING STATE POLICE  IN  FIVE OTHER STATES IN FOCUSING ON ENFORCEMENT  OF THE…..MOVE OVER LAW….

THE LAW  REQUIRES DRIVERS APPROACHING ANY VEHICLE WITH FLASHING OR ROTATING LIGHTS…..THAT ARE PARKED ON THE ROADSIDE….TO
MOVE OVER TO AN ADJACENT LANE……OR SLOW DOWN IF THAT ISN’T  POSSIBEL……

WITHIN THE LAST 30-DAYS….A FULLY MARKED   K-S-P CRUSIER FROM  POST THREE…..WAS PARKED ON THE SHOULDER OF I-65 WITH ITS T BLUE
LIGHTS ON….. THE TROOPER WAS ASSISTING A STRANDED MOTORISTS….WHEN THE CRUISER WAS SIDESWIPED BY A PASSING MOTORISTS…..

“MOVE OVER”  SIGNS ARE UP ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH TO REMIND DRIVERS THE LAW REQUIRES THEM TO SLOW AND   USE CAUTION  WHEN
THEY SEE A LAW ENFORCEMTN OR EMERGENCY VEHICLE STOPPED ON THE ALONGISE THE ROAD…. WITH ITS LIGHTS FLASHING…..



SPORTS
07/25/18

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE MEDIA MEMBERS HAVE PICKED CLEMSON TO WIN THEIR DIVISIONAL AND LEAGUE TITLES….AS THEY RECEIVED 139
FIRST-PLACE VOTES OUT OF 148…..MEDIA MEMBERS ALSO  PICKED LOUISVILLE TO FINISH FIFTH  IN THE ATLANTIC DIVISION…..

IN THE ATLANTIC DIVISION…..
CLEMSON IS FIRST….WITH FLORIDA STATE SECOND…N-C STATE THIRD….BOSTON COLLEGE FOURTH AND LOUISVILLE FIFTH…..
THEN COMES WAKE FOREST  AND SYRACUSE…..

WHILE IN THE COSTAL DIVISION…..
MIAMI IS ON TOP….WITH VIRGINIA SECOND…..GEORGIA TECH THIRD…..DUKE FOURTH….AND PITT IS FIFTH…..
THEN COMES NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA……







SPORTS
07/24/18

JOCKEY  VICTOR  ESPINOZA…..WHO GUIDED AMERICAN PHAROAH TO THE TRIPLE CROWN IN TWENTY-15……WAS INJURED SUNDAY WHEN THE
HORSE HE WAS RIDING AT DEL MAR RACETRACK IN CALIFORNIA COLLAPSED DURING TRAINING…..AND DIED FROM AN APPARENT HEART ATTACK…..

THE 46 YEAR OLD ESPINOZA SUFFERED A FRACTURED VERTEBRA IN HIS NECK  AND A  “STINGER” TO HIS LEFT SHOUOLDER AND ARM…..BUT IS
EXPECTED TO MAKE A FULL RECOVERY……







KENTUCKY INCOME
07/23/18

A NEW REPORT FROM THE…..ECONOMIC POLICY INSTITUTE…..SHOWS THE AVERAGE INCOME OF THE TOP ONE PERCENT OF KENTUCKIANS  IS MORE
THAN 18-POINT-FOUR  TIMES GREATER  THAN THE AVERAGE  INCOME OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S RESIDENTS…..

INCOME FOR THE WEALTHEST ONE-PERCENT OF EARNERS IN KENTUCKY  WAS MORE THAN  719-THOUSAND-12  DOLLARS  IN TWENTY-15…..
COMPARED  TO AN AVERAGE INCOME OF ALMOST  39-THOUSAND-900  DOLLARS FOR ALL OTHER KENTUCKIANS……

FROM TWO-THOUSAND-NINE TO TWENTY-15…..THE TOP ONE PERCENT INCOME GREW  23-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..WHILE EVERONE  ELSE’S INCOME
GREW ONLY SEVEN-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..

MCCRACKEN COUNTY HAS   THE HIGHEST TOP TO BOTTOM RATIO   WITH THE WEALTHIEST ONE PERCENT EARNING  ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLON
DOLLARS ON AVERAGE….. AND EVERYONE ELSE MAKING  39-THOUSAND-357 DOLLARS…….



DAY OF CARING
07/23/18

ACTIVITIES FOR THE 10TH ANNUAL….UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY “DAY OF CARING”…..IN ALLEN COUNTY BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON……

“FEEDING FAITH” SOUP KITCHEN WILL BE OPEN FROM FIVE TO SIX THIS AFTERNOON AT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH….AND REGISTRATIONS FOR
THE DOLLY PARTON IMAGINATION LIBRARY WILL ALSO BE TAKEN…….



TORNADOS CONFIRMED
07/23/18

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  HAS  CONFIRMED  TWO TORNADOES DURING SEVERE WEATHER  THAT HIT THE COMMONWEALTH  FRIDAY……

AND  “E-F-ONE”  TORNADO STRUCK  HART COUNTY…..AND AN  “E-F-ZERO” TORNADO HIT  METCALFE COUNTY…..

IN ADDTTION TO STRONG WINDS…..THERE WERE MULTIPLE REPORTS OF HAIL….. RANGING FROM THE SIZE OF QUARTERS IN LOUISVILLE TO THE
SIZE OF SOFTBALLS IN TOMPKINSVILLE……



PEDESTRAIN FATAL
07/23/18

FRIDAY AFTERNOON THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  RESPONDED TO THE EIGHT-THOUSAND BLOCK OF NEW BOWLING GREEN
ROAD…..TO A VEHICLE VERSES PEDESTRIAN  ACCIEENT…..

54 YEAR OLD TIMOTHY DICK OF COLUMBIA  SAID HE SAW SOMEONE STANDING ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD ..AT A MAIL BOX…..AND AS HE GOT
CLOSER….THEY  STARTED ACROSS THE ROAD…..DICK BLEW HIS HORN AND MOVED PARTIALLY OFF THE ROADWAY TO AVOID THE INDIVIDUAL…..BUT
THEY CONTINUED ACROSS THE ROAD STRIKING THE DRIVERS SIDE OF THE TRUCK……

DICK WASN’T INJURED…..AND 73 YEAR OLD BARBARA GOODALL OF SMITHS GROVE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE BY THE  BARREN
COUNTY CORONORS OFFICE…..



SPORTS
07223/18

DEFENDING NATIONAL CHAMPION….ALABAMA….HAS BEEN PICKED TO WIN THE S-E-C FOOTBALL LCHAMPIONSHIP THIS SEASON….RECEVING 193
VOTES AT THE S-E-C MEDIA DAYS…..

IN THE  EASTERN DIVISION……
KENTUCKY RECEIVED ONE FIRST PLACE VOTE AND WAS CHOSEN TO FINISH FIFTH…..
GEORGIA HOLDS DOWN THE TOP SPOT…..WITH SOUTH CAROLINA SECOND….. AND FLORIDA IS THIRD…...FOLLOWED BY MISSOURI……KENTUCKY….
TENNESSEE….AND VANDERBILT….

THE S-E-C WAST FINDS ALABAMA FIRST  WITH AUBURN SECOND…..THEN COMES MISSISSIPPI STATE…..TEXAS  “A AND M”…..           L-S-U…..OLE  MISS…..
AND ARKANSAS……






KY UNEMPLOYMENT UP
07/20/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR  STATISTICS……THE COMMONWEALTH’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  ROSE SLIGHTLY  FROM FOUR-POINT-
ONE PERCENT IN MAY….TO FOUR-POINT-TWO  PERCENT IN JUNE…..

THE JUNE JOBLESS RATE….HOWEVER…… WAS DOWN    NINE-TENTHS OF A PERCENT FROM THE FIVE-POINT-ONE  PECENT THAT WAS RECORDED  IN
JUNE OF LAST  YEAR…..

AFTER FALLING TO A LOW  OF FOUR-PERCENT  IN MARCH AND APRIL….KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT INCREASED IN BOTH MAY AND JUNE AS MORE
PEOPLE ENTERED THE WORKFORCE  AND LOOKING FOR WORK…..RATHER THAN A DECLINE IN THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE EMPLOYED……

NATIONWIDE……THE JOBLESS RATE IN JUNE  ROSE  TWO-TENTHS OF A PERCENT…..FROM THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN MAY TO FOUR-PERCENT
IN JUNE……



BENEFITS RESTORED
07/20/18

THE COMMONWEALTH IS BEGINNING THE PROCESS TO REINSTATE DENTAL AND VISION COVERAGE  FOR SOME 500-THOUSAND MEDICAID D
BENEFICIARIES….

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION HAD CUT  THE VISION AND DENTAL BENEFITS….AS-WELL-AS NON-EMERGENCY  TRANSPORTATION SERVICES  JULY
FIRST…..AFTER A FEDERAL JUDGE IN WASHINGTON STRUCK DOWN THE COMMONWEALTH’S PLAN TO REQUIRE SOME MEDICAID RECIPIENT TO WORK
OR VOLUNTEER IN ORDER TO CONTINUE RECEIVING BENEFITS…..

THE ADMINISTRATION HAD HOPED FOR A QUICK REAPPROVAL  OF THE PROGRAM TO BEGIN AUGUST FIRST….HOWEVER…..THAT’S NOT GOING TO
HAPPEN….SO THE BENEFITS ARE BEING RESTORED TO AVOID A PROLONGED GAP…..

A SYSTEM IS ALSO BEING PUT IN PLACE THAT WILL ALLOW PAYMENT OF CLAIMS INCURRED BY ANY ELIGIBLE MEDICAID BENEFICIARY  FOR DENTAL…..
VISION….AND NONEMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES INCURRED DURING JULY……



HEPATITIS OUTBREAK
07/20/18

KENTUCKY’S CURRENT….HEPATITIS “A” OUTBREAK…..IS NOW THE  LARGEST IN THE NATION  WITH ONE-THOUSAND-94 CASES….SPREAD OVER  65 OF
THE COMMONWEALTH’S 120 COUNTIES….THAT HAS RESULTED IN  EIGHT DEATHS…..

HEALTH OFFICIAL  STRESS THE VIRUS IN THIS OUTBREAK IS PASSED….. PERSON-TO PERSON…..AND REMAINS CENTERED PRIMARILY AMOUNG
THOSE WHO USE ILLEGAL DRUGS AND THE HOMELESS…..HOWEVER….ABOUT 10-PERCENT OF THE CASES DO NOT FALL INTO EITHER OF THOSE
GROUPS…..

RESIDENT   IN ANY OF THE AFFECTED COUNTIES ARE URGED TO GET  IMMUNIZED….. THE ALSO  RERMIND EVERYONE TO PRACTICE GOOD HAND
HYGIENE….. PARTICULARLY  AFTER USING THE RESTROOM AND BEFORE EATING OR PREPARING FOOD……



DEPP APPOINTED COMMISSIONER
07/20/18

A GLASGOW NATIVE HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS THE COMMISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKPLACE STANDARDS…..…..

DWAYNE DEPP…..IS AN 18-YEAR VETERAN OF THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE….HE RETIRED IN TWO-THOUSAND-NINE  AND AFTER THAT….HE  SERVED
ON THE KENTUCKY PAROLE BOARD  .AND  WAS MOST RECENTLY ACTING DIRECTOR OF ENFORCEMENT AT THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL……

THE DEPARTMENT OF  WORKPLACE STANDARDS ENFORCES KENTUCKY’S OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH LAWS…..WAGE AND HOUR LAWS….
AND CHILD LABOR LAWS…..



SALAZAR
07/20/18

88 YEAR OLD JUANITA SALAZAR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT MAGNOLIA VILLAGE IN BOWLING GREEN……FUNERAL SERVCICES
WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME….AND VISITATION WILL BE AFTER 12-30 SUNDAY AF THE FUNERAL  HOME….
THE BODY WILL THEN BE TAKE TO SPOKANE-WASHINGTON FOR SERVICES AND BURIAL…….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY  MAY TAKE THE FORM
OF DONATION TO ST. JUDE CHILDREN’ HOSPITAL……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; TERESA AND RALPH TOWNSEND OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;
KENNETH AND RUTH LITTLE AND ALAN AND JANET LITLE ALL OF ARIZONA……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; LARRY AND HEATHER POTTER OF
OREGON….AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW LUCRETIA AND JOHN CARLSON OF IDAHO…..EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN AND 14 GREAT-
GRANDCHIDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/20/18

FINANCING TERMS ARE NOW IN PLACE  SO CONSTRUCTION CAN BEGIN ON A NEW  11-THOUSAND-300  SEAT STADIUM FOR THE LOUISVLLE CITY F-C
SOCCER TEAM…..

FIFTH-THIRD BANK WILL EAD THE SYNDICATION OF THE 55-MILLION DOLLAR FACILITY….WITH NO PUBLIC MONEY INVOLVED IN THE
CONSTRUCTION……

WORK ON THE DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN NEXT MONTH WITH A TARGETED OPENING DATE IN MARCH  20-20…….







COMER ASSIGNMENT
07/19/18

FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN JAMES COMER HAS BEEN CHOSEN TO SERVE ON THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ASSIGNED TO NEGOTIATE  THE
FINAL VERSION OF THE NEW FARM BILL….

THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT IS A PLUM ROLE FOR COMER….WHO IS STILL IN IS FIRST FULL TERM  IN THE HOUSE…..

THE COMMITEEE WILL WORK OUT DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE HOUSE AND SENATE VERSION OF THE FARM BILL…..
AND COMER SAYS HE’LL ALSO BE A BIG ADVOCATE FOR INCLUDING LANGUAGE IN THE FARM BILL TO LEGALIZE HEMP……THE COMMONWEALTH HAS
BEEN AT THE FOREFRONT OF HEMP’S COMEBACK……AND COMER HAS BEEN A BIG ADVOCATE SINCE HE WAS KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE
COMMISSIONER……



STATE POLICE CRUISER
07/19/18

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE IS ASKING FOR YOUR HELP AS  THEY ARE COMPETING WITH OTHER  STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES  AROUND
THE COUNTRY….FOR THE  “TWENTY-19 BEST LOOKING CRUISER CONTEST”……

THE  “AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF STATE TROOPERS” IS HAVING IS TWENTY-19 BEST LOKING CRUSIER CONTEST…..AND THE WINNING PHOTO   WILL
BE FEATURED ON THE COVER AND PREMIER JANUARY POSITION ON THE ASSOCIATION’S TWENTY-19 WALL CALENDAR……

K-S-P’s  ENTRY FEATURES ONE OF ITS NEWEST  DODGE CHARGER CRUISERS IN FRONT OF THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING…..

TO VOTE VISIT THE   “A-A-S-T”  FACEBOOK PAGE AT……FACEBOOK-DOT-COM-FORWARD SLASH-P-G-FORWARD SLASH-STATE TROOPERS-FORWARD
SLASH-PHOTOS….VOTING IS OPER UNTIL FOUR ON JULY 25TH….
AND THE COMPETITION IS TOUGH AS LAST YEAR’S WINNER COLLECTED                    25-THOUSAND-242 VOTES…..



FAYETTE TAX INCREASE
07/19/18

THE FAYETTE COUNTY  BOARD OF EDUCATION HAS APPROVED A TAX INCREASE IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE SECURITY UPGRADES AT SCHOOLS….

THE TAX IS PROJECTD TO FUND 13-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS  SCHOOL SECURITY UPGRADES……AS PROPERTY OWNERS  WILL PAY AN
ADDITIONAL  FIVE-CENTS PER 100-DOLLARS WORTH OF PROPERTY VALUE…….

THE 10-POINT PLAN INCLUDES PLACING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AT  EVERY SCHOOL…..HIRING MORE MENTAL HEALTH WORKERS…...AND  
FACILITY ENHANCEMES TO PROVIDE MORE SECURITY…..INCLUDING ADDING METAL DETECTORS IN EVERY MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL……



BARREN DROWNING
07/19/18

THE INVESTIGATION INTO A DROWNING AT BARREN RIVER LAKE CONTINUES….

FISH AND WILD LIFE OFFICERS RESPONED  TO  A NINE-ONE-ONE CALL MONDAY… AND FOUND THE BODY OF 50 YEAR OLD ANGELA DUNAGAN NEAR
THE NARROWS MARINA…..

REPORTEDLY…..DUNAGAN WAS ON THE LAKE  WITH ANOTHER PERSON  WHEN THE INCIDENT OCCURRED……



SPORTS
07/19/18

THE  BIGGEST NAMES ON THE  P-G-A TOUR  WILL BE PLAYING IN THE BRITISH OPEN THIS WEEK-END….WHEN A NON-MAJOR TOUR EVENT TEES  OFF IN
NICHOLASVILLE TODAY…..

THE BARBASOL CHAMPIONSHIP IS BEING PLAYED  AT THE KEENTRACE GOLF CLUB…. LOCATED JUST SOUTH OF LECINGTON…..

AND  BRITTANY LINCICOME WILL  BECOME ONLY THE FIFTH WOMAN IN HISTORY TO PLAY IN A  P-G-A TOUR EVENT….
LINCICOME….ONE OF THE LONGEST HITTERS IN WOMEN’S GOLF…. IS AN EIGHT TIME WINNER ON THE L-P-G-A TOUR….WHICH INCLUDES TWO MAJOR
TITLES…..







FRANKLIN PIG FARM
07/18/18

THE  U-S BRANCH OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST  MEAT PRODUCER…..J-B-S-U-S-A….HAS SUSPENDED SHIPMENTS FROM A  SIMPSON COUNTY PIG FARM  
AFTER UNDERCOVER VIDEO SHOWED WORKERS HITTING…..KICKING…..AND THROWING PIGS…..

THE COLORAD-BASED  COMPANY  SAID IT MADE THE DECISION  BASED ON AN INITIAL REVIEW OF THE  “MERCY FOR ANIMALS VIDEO”  TAKE AT A TOSH
FARMS SITE…..AND THEY WILL INVESTIGATE THE ALLEGATONS….MERCY FOR ANINALS CHOSE THE FARM AT RANDOM…..

TENNESSEE-BASED TOSH  FARMS  SAID SEVERAL  ACTIONS SHOWN IN THE VIDEO VIOLATE ITS POLICY  AND IT WILL RE-TRAIN ITS STAFF
IMMEDIATELY…..THEY ALSO SAID  A VETERINARIAN  FOUND NO PROBLEMS AT THE FARM YESTERDAY……



TROOPERS HONORED
07/18/18

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE HAS ANNOUNCED ITS TROOPER AND DETECTIVE OF THE YEAR….

TROOPER DANIEL PRIDDY IS THE TROOPER OF THE YEAR…..AN EDMONSON COUNTY NATIVE….PRIDDY IS A 14-YEAR VETERAN WITH STATE POLCIE
AND HAS SERVED AT POST THREE FOR THREE YEARS….

AND DETECTIVE  JOE GREGORY  IS THE DETECTIVE OF THE YEAR…..A LOGAN COUNTY NATÏVE….GREGORY  IS A 13-VETERAN  WITH STATE  POLICE
AND HAS BEEN ASSIGNED TO THE BOWLING GREEN POST   FOR A YEAR-AND-A-HALF…..



SPORTS
07/18/18

IT WAS A SLUG FEST AT LAST NIGHT’S ALL-STAR GAME…..AS A TOTAL OF 10 HOME RUNS WERE HIT……AND THE AMERICAN LEAGUE  OUTLASTED THE
NATIONAL LEAGUE  EIGHT TO SIX IN 10 INNINGS…..

THE WIN WAS THE SIXTH IN A ROW  FOR THE AMERICAN LEAGUE….AND THE 18TH WIN IN THE LAST 22 ALL-STAR GAMES…..

AND THE ASTROS  ALEX  BREGMAN WAS NAMED  M-V-P…….


THE KENTUCKY HORSE RACING COMMISSION HAS APPROVED THE SALE OF ELLIS PARK  IN HENDERSON….TO SARATOGA CASINO AND HOSPITALITY
GROUP….WHICH PURCHASED  A 30-PERCENT STAKE IN THE HENDERSON TRACK  IN TWENTY-12….

THE TRACK’S PRIMARY OWNER…….RON GEARY…..PURCHASED ELLIS PARK FROM CHURCHILL DOWNS INCORPORATED IN TWO-THOUSAND-SIX……







CHAMBER INITIATIVE
07/17/17

BY SEPTEMBER…..THE KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PLANS TO COMPLETE SET-UP  OF A STATEWIDE INITIATIVE THAT TAKES AIM AT A  
PROBLEM EXPERIENCED BY EMPLOYEERS ACROSS THE ECONOMIC SPECTRUM…….FILLING OPEN JOBS AND RETAINING EMPLOYEES……

THE COMMONWEALTH  IS ONE OF THREE  STATES CHOSEN BY THE  U-S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOUNDATION  AND W-K KELLOGG FOUNDATION TO
CREATE SO-CALLED……TALENT PIPELINE MANAGEMENT ACADEMIES WHICH ARE AIMED AT RESHAPING  EDUCATON AROUND CAREERS AND JOBS
BASED ON WHAT EMPLOYERS NEED……

AS PART OF THE INITIATIVE……THE KENTUCKY CHAMBER’S WORKFORCE CENTER WILL CREATE AT LEAST 20 FIELD-SPECIFIC ADADEMIES OVER THE
NEXT TWO YEARS…..

IN ADDITION TO KENTUCKY…..THE OTHER  TWO STATES CHOSEN ARE MICHIGAN  AND TENNESSEE……



CAPITOL OFFICES DAMAGED
07/17/18

SOME OFFICES IN THE KENTUCKY STATE CAPITOL SUFFERED WATER DAMAGE OVER THE WEEK-END…..DUE TO A MALFUNCTIONING  DRINKING
FOUNTAIN ON THE THIRD FLOOD…..

THE PROBLEM WAS DISCOVERED  SUNDAY NIGHT BY A SECUTIRY OFFICIER WHO NOTICED THE SPIGOT STUCK IN THE ON POSITION……HE TURNED
IT OFF AND CONTACTED THE DEPARTMENT FOR FACILITIES AND SUPPORT SERVICES….

THER WAS A SMALL AMOUNT OF PUDDLING…..BUT NOTING TO INDICATE WATER DAMAGE BELOW…..ABD THE FULL EXTENT OF THE DAMAGE WASN’T
NOTICED  UNTIL FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR OFFICES WERE OPENED YESERDAY……

INITIAL  ASSESSMENTS INDICATE SOME  WOOD PANELING….CARPET….CEILING TILE…..AND LIGHT FIXTURES WILL NEED TO BE REPAIRED…..



GUILTY PLEA
07/17/18

A HART COUNTY MAN HAS PLEAD  GUILTY IN FEDERAL  COURT TO PLACING GLASSS SHARDS INTO SHIPMENTS OF STYROFOAM CUPS SENT TO FAST-
FOOD RESTAURANTS……

44 YEAR OLD WAYLON HORTON OF MUNFORDVILLE….WAS ARRESTED IN TWENTY-16 AND CHARGED WITH TAMPERING WITH CONSUMER PRODUCTS  
AFTER DART CORPORATION CONTACTED AUTHORITIES ABOUT POSSIBLE PRODUCT TAMPERING…..INVOLVING HORTON….. WHILE  HE WAS
EMPLOYED BY THE DART PLANT IN HORSE CAVE…..

THE GLASS PIECES WERE  FOUND IN THREE DIFFERENT RESTAURANTS IN OHIO….. INDIANA……AND KENTUCKY……



ARREST
07/17/18

FRIDAY……STATE POLICE FROM THE COLUMBIA POST WENT TO A RESIDENCE  ON BILLY SPARKS ROAD IN METCALFE COUNTY….IN AN ATTEMPT TO
EXECUTE AN ARREST WARRANT…..

CONSENT TO EARTH THE RESIDENCE WAS GIVEN……WHICH RESULTED IN A MARIJUANA GRINDED,  SMALL  PLASTIC BAGS CONTAINING A CRYSTAL
LIKE SUBSTANCE AND OTHER DRUG PARAPHERNALIA WERE LOCATED…..

19 YEAR OLD NCHOLAS WILLIAMS OF EDMONTON WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND
POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA……



PETTY
07/17/18

77 YEAR OLD BILLY PETTY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED JULY 11TH AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..MEMORIAL SERVIVCES WILL  BE HELD
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT THE LAURA TURNER CHAPEL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER 12NOON SUNDAY AT THE CHAPEL…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SISTER-IN-LAW; JUDY PETTY OF INDIANA….THREE NEPHEWS, FIVE NIECES AND SEVERAL GREAT-NIECES AND GREAT-
NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
07/17/18

THE 89TH ALL-STAR GAME WILL BE PLAYED TONIGHT AT NATIONALS PARK IN WASHINGTON  D-C….

THE NATIONAL LEAGUE AND AMERICAN LEAGUE HAVE EACH WON 43 GAMES…WITH TWO GAMES ENDING IN A TIE…….


THE LADY TOPPER BASKETBALL TEAM WILL PLAY 16….REGUALR SEASON…. CONFERENCE GAMES  DURING THE TWENTY-18-19 SEASON….

UNDER FIRST YEAR COACH GREG COLLINS…..THE TWO-TIME DEFENDING  C-U-S-A TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS…..WILL BEGIN LEAGU PLAY IN DIDDLE
ARREAN ON JANUARY  THRID….AND WILL HOST MIDDLE TENNESSE MARCH SEVENTH IN THE REGUALR SEASON FINALE…….

THE 20-19   CONFERENCE  U-S-A  TOURNAMENT WILL ONCE AGAIN BE HELD AT THE FORD CENTER…..IN FRISCO-TEXAS….. MARCH 13TH  THRU THE
16TH……







WHEAT
7/15/18

92 YEAR OLD ARNOLD WHEAT OF SCOTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SAT) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALTY CARE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (MON) AFTERNOON AT 2 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HICKORY HILL CEMETERY… VISITATION BEGINS TOMORROW (MON)
MORNING AT 11 AT THE FUNERAL HOME…

HE IS SURVIVED BY 1 SON, TERRY GRAVES OF LONDON… 2 SISTES AND BROTHERS IN LAW… JEAN AND JAMES WHITNEY… AND ARDIS AND CARL
SUMMERS ALL OF FLORDIA… 1 GRANDSON AND SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE…


GRAHAM
07/14/18

66 YEAR OLD BONNIE BEE GRAHAM OF TENNESSEE DIED YESTERDAY (FRI) AT THE MERCY HOME IN TENNESSEE… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION METHODIST CEMETERY… VISITATION BEGINS
TOMORROW (SUN) AFTERNOON AT 12 AT THE FUNERAL HOME…

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER MOTHER… IRENE GRAHAM OF TENNESSEE… 3 BROTHERS… BRADLEY GRAHAM OF NORTH CAROLINA… ANDREW GRAHAM
AND WAYNE GRAHAM BOTH OF TENNESSEE…. 4 SISTERS… AUDREY JORDAN OF TEXAS…. APRIL BARNES… ARLEEN THOMPSON BOTH OF NORTH
CAROLINA… AND VALERIE HANNETT OF SCOTTSVILLE… SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE….



NEW LAWS
07/13/18

MOST OF THE LAWS APPROVED DURING THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY’S TWENTY-18 SESSION WILL GO INTO EFFECT TOMORROW….

AMONG OTHER THINGS…..THAT MEANS DRIVERS WILL BE REQUIRED  TO LEAVE AT LEAST  THREE-FEET OF SPACE BETWEEN THEIR VEHICLE AND  
CYCLISTS  THEY PASS……CHILDREN UUNDER THE  AGE OF 17 WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO GET MARRIED…..PENALITIES WILL GET TOUGHER FOR
THOSE WHO POST SEXUALLY EXPLICIT IMAGES ONLINE WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF THE PERSON DEPICTED….AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL
BE REQUIRED TO PASS A FINANCIAL LITERACY COURSE BEFOR GRADUATING……

THE  KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION SPECIFIES THAT NEW LAWS TAKE EFFECT 90-DAYS  AFTER THE ADJOURNMENT OF THE LEGISLATURE  UNLESS  THEY
HAVE A SPECIAL EFFECTIVE DATE…….ARE GENERAL APPROPRIATONS MEASURES……OR INCLUDE AN EMERGENCY  CLAUSE THAT MAKES THEM
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON BECOMING LAW……



ARREST-METCALFE
07/13/18

TROOPERS FROM THE COLUMBIA POST OF THE STATE POLICE AND METCALFE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SERVED A SEARCH WARRANT AT A
RESIDENCE 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SUMMER SHADE… WHERE THE LOCATED MARIJUANA….. METH….DIGITAL SCALES…..AND AN UNDISCLOSED
AMOUNT OF CASH…..

32 YEAR OLD CHRISTY JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE AND 49 YEAR OLD BRYAN MCCUE AND 43 YEAR OLD THOMAS STONE BOTH OF SUMMER SHADE  WERE
CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSANCE, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND
POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA……

JONES WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH HINDERING PROSECUTION OR  APPREHENSION…….



SPORTS
07/13/18

TRYOUTS AND PRACTICE FOR STUDENT/ATHLETES INTERESTED IN RUNNING CROSS COUNTY FOR ALLEN/COUNTY SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL  
WILL START MONDAY….

STUDENTS FROM THE SEVENTH THRU  12TH GRADES MAY TRY OUT FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL TEAM…..AND ACCORDING TO COACH  PAUL SPERAS  
TRYOUTS  WILL BEGIN AT SIX MONDAY MORNING……RUNNERS SHOULD MEET IN FRONT OF THE CAREET AND TECHNICAL CENTER…...AND TRYOUTS
WILL LAST ABOUT 90-MINUTES  EACH MORNING….

PROSPECTIVE  RUNNERS MUST COMPLETE A   K-H-S-DOUBLE-A   PHYSICAL  FORM AND HAVE IT ON FILE TO PARTICIPATE……



THE NASCAR TRIPLE-HEADER WEEK-END CONTINUES AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY TONIGHT WITH THE XFINITY SERIES….ALSCO 300……

AND TWO BOWLING GREEN RESIDENTS WILL PLAY AN IMPORTANT PART IN THE RACE…..
AS LARRY BAILERY…..CHARIMAN OF THE BOWLING GREEN AREA CONVENTION AND   VISITORS  BUREAU….HAS BEEN SELECTED GRAND
MARSHALL……
AND ROB BARNETT…..MANAGER OF THE BOWLING GREEN/WARREN  COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT….WILL SERVE AS THE RACE’S HONORARY
STARTER……







WESTERN ROTC
07/12/18

THROUGH A PARTNERSHIP WITH ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE…..WESTERN KENTUCKY  UNIVERSITY IS BRINGING   THEIR  
R-O-T-C  PROGRAM TO THE HARDIN COUNTY AREA…..

BEGINNING THE FALL…..ANY  E-C-T-C  OR  WESTERN  STUDENT CAN REGISTER  FOR  MILITARY ONE-ZERO-ONE…..WHICH IS AN INTRODUCTORY
COURSE THAT TEACHES MOUNTAINEERING OPERATIONS AND LEADERSHIP……
THE COURSE…..WHICH WILL MEET EACH FRIDAY FROM NINE TO 11……IS OPEN TO ANY MAJOR AND HIS MO REGISTRATION RESTRICTIONS…..

ACCORDING TO  WESTERN  .R-O-T-C  RECRUITING OPERATIONS OFFICER….. BRANDON SMITH……THE COURSE CAN  OPEN UP 100-PERCENT
TUITION SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS WHO PLAN TO ADVANCE IN THE PROGRAM AT WESTERN’S MAIN CAMPUS IN BOWLING
GREEN……



SCHNATTER STEPS DOWN
07/12/18

PAPA JOHN’S FOUNDER JOHNN SCHNATTER  HAS RESIGNED AS CHAIRMAN OF THE COMPANY….AND HIS STEPPED DOWN FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF
LOUISVILLE BOARD OF TRUSTEES…..AFTER USING A RACIAL  SLUR  DURING  A CONFERNENC CALL….

REPORTEDLY SCHNATTER  MADE THE COMMENT DURING A CONFERENCE CALL WHEN HE DISCRIBED THE PUBLIC SCRUTINY HE RECEIVED
FOLLOWING HIS STATEMENT ON   N-F-L NATIONAL ANTHEM PROTESTS HURTING HIS SALES…..AND HE BROUGHT UP HOW HE WOULD  DISTANCE
HIMSELF FROM RACIST ONLINE GROUPS…….



BESHEAR DONATIONS
07/12/18

NOW THAT ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR IS RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR…..HE IS FACING INCREASED SCRUTINY OVER HIS TWENTY-15
CAMPAIGN  FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL…..WHICH RECEIVED DONATIONS FROM TIM LONGMYER…..HIS FORMER CHEIEF DEPUTY  WHO IS  IN FEDERAL
PRISION FOR ACCEPTING BRIBES AND KICKBACKS AND FUNNELING SOME OF THAT MONETY TO DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATETS……

BESHEAR HAS  SAID HE WOULD DONATE ALL OF THOSE FUNDS TO CHARITY….BUT HASN’T DONE TO YET…..SAYING HE IS WAITING FOR STATE
CAMPAIGN FINANCE OFFICIALS TO COMPLETE AN AUDIT OF HIS TWENTY-15 CAMPAIGN ACCOUNT……



BOUCHER MOTION
07/12/18

THE ATTORNEY FOR THE MAN WHO TACKLED SENATOR  RAND PAUL AT THIS HOME LAST NOVEMBER…..WHILE HE WAS DOING YARD WORK….HAS
FILED A MOTION ARGUING THE GOVERNMENT HAS NO LEGAL RIGHT TO APPEAL HIS CLIENT’S 30-DAY SENTENCE….

IN THE MOTION…..RENE BOUCHER’S ATTORNEY ARGUES THE FEDERAL GOVEERNMENT WAIVED ITS RIGHT TO APPEAL…..AND AGREED THAT ANY
SENTENCE IMPOSED BY THE JUDGE WOULD BE APPROPRIATE……

PROSECUTORS HAD SOUGHT A   21-MONTH SENTENCE FOR BOUCHER…...WHO PLEADED GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS……



SPORTS
07/12/18

AN ORIENTATON MEETING  FOR ANY STUDENT/ATHLETE FROM THE  JAMES E. BAZZELL  MIDDLE SCHOOL AND ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH
SCOLL….. INTERESTED IN PLAYING FOR THE PATRIOT GOLF TEAM…...WILL BE HELD TONIGHT AT SEVEN AT THE SCOTTSVILLE COUNTY CLUB…..

ACCORDING TO COACH  SCOTT STAMPER…...EACH PERSPECTIVE  GOLFER MUST HAVE A LEAST ONE PARENT OR GUARTDIAN  AT THE MEETING…..

PATROT GOLF TEAM TRYOUTS WILL BEGIN MONDAY MORNING AT SEVEN…..AND THE TEAM WILL OPEN THE SEASON  JULY 27TH……







CAREMARK FINED
07/11/18

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE  HAS  ISSUED A ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLAR CIVIL PENALITY AGAINST PHARMACY BENEFIT
MANAGER…. CAREMARK  P–C-S…..FOR VIOLATIONS RELATED TO REIMBURSEMENTS TO PHARMACISTS…..AND THE AGENCY ALSO PLACED THEIR
LICENSE ON PROBATION FOR A YEAR……

AN ORDER FROM THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT CITES  454 VIOLATIONS RELATED TO REIMBURSEMENT CLAIM DENIALS THAT WERE ISSUED TO
KENTUCKY PHARMACISTS……AND 38 MORE VIOLATIONS WHERE CAREMARK PROVIDED  “INACCURATE OR INCONSISTENT”  INFORMATION……

CAREMARK  P-S-C HEALTH…..IS ONE OF TWO    C-V-S CAREMARK SUBSIDIARIES LICENSED TO OPERATE AS A PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGER IN THE
COMMONWEALTH……



POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN
07/11/18

THE  “POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN”  RALLIED IN FRANKFORT AGAIN YESTERDAY…. WHICH WAS THE FIRST DEMONSTRATION SINCE A JUDGE RULED
THAT CAPITOL POLICE  BROKE THE LAW BY DENYING THE PROTESTORS  ENTRY TO THE STATEHOUSE….WHEN ONLY TWO PROTESTEER AT A TIME
WERE PERMITTED INSIDE THE CAPTIAL…..
BUT YESTERDAY THE WHOLE GROUP WAS ALLOWED IN AND THEY WENT STRAIGHT TO GOVERNOR MATT BEVINS OFFICE  TO OPPOESE CUTS IN
DENTAL AND VISION COVERAGE FOR NEARLY 500-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS ON MEDICAID…..

HOWEVER…..THEY WERE MET BY TWO STATE TROOPERS  WHO INFORMED THEM THE GOVERNOR WAS ONLY TAKING APPOINTMENTS  AND THEY LEFT
TOOTHBROCHES AT THE OFFICE AS A SYMBOLIC PROTEST OF THE CUTS……

THE GROUP ALSO WENT TO THE CAPITOL ANNEX TO LEAVE MESSAGES WITH REPRESENTATIVES WHO ARE CURRENTLY NOT IN SESSION……



ACCIDENT-HART
07/11/18

STATE POLICE INVESTIGARWS  AN ACCIDENT ON  I-65 YESTERDAY MORNING…. NEAR THE 71 MILER MARKER….THAT INJURED TWO PERSONS….

TROOPERS SAY A VEHICLE DRIVEN BY 22 YEAR OLD TAYLOR BOILING OF ARKANSAS STRUCK A  TWENTY-12  NISSAN OPERATED BY 60 YEAR OLD NITA
MILLER OF ELIZABETHTOWN IN THE REAR…..
MILLERS’S   CAR  CROSSED  MULTIPLE LANES OF TRAFFIC….HIT A CONCRETE BARRIER WALL…..THEN CROSSED  BACK OVER THE ROADWAY AND
CAME TO  REST AGAINST AN EARTH EMBANKMENT…...BOILING’S  VEHICLE STRUCK AN EARTH EMBANKMENT WHICH CAUSED IT TO OVERTURN
MULTIPLE TIMES BEFORE COMING TO REST AGAINST A TREE…..

BOILING WAS FLOWN TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL…..AND MILLER WAS TRANSPORTED BY E-M-S TO HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL……



FARM BUREAU OFFICE CLOSED
07/11/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW MORNING SO THE STAFF CAN ATTEND A MEETING….

THE OFFICE WILL REOPEN TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT ONE…..AND FOR EMERGENCY SERVICE CALL  TWO-THREE-SEVEN-ZERO-ONE-NINE-THREE…..



SPORTS
07/11/18

A GROUP OF FORMER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL PLAYERS  ARE PLANNING TO SUE THE  N-C-A-A  OVER ITS DECISION TO VACATE 123
WINS…. STEMMINNG FROM THE SCHOOLS’S ESCORT SCANDAL……..

LUKE HANCOCK TOLD A LOUISVILLE RADIO STATION THAT THE PLAYERS ARE…..FED UP….WITH THE N-C-A-A’s  DECISION WHICH ALSO RESULTED IN
THE VACATION OF THE TEAM’S   20-13 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP……

LOUISVILLE MUST ALSO  RETURN 600-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN CONFERENCE REVENUE  FROM THE TWENTY-12 THRU TWENTY-15   N-C-A-A
TOURNAMENTS……







CITY COUNCIL
07/10/18

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET LAST NIGHT  AND DISCUSSED A PROPOSAL FOR THE CITY TO SIGN A CONTRACT TO HIRE A BUILDING INSPECTOR…..
CARLY FUDGE, WHO IS  LEVEL ONE ISNPECTOR,  CURRENTLY SERVES IN THAT CAPACITY  WITH NO CONTRA CT AND THE PLANNING COMMISSION
PROPOSED HIRING JOSEPH PERRY AS BUILDING INSPECTOR…..HE IS A LEVEL TWO INSPECTOR WHICH MEANS HE CAN DO RESIDENTIAL AND
COMMERCIAL INSPECTIONS….
THE PLANNING COMMISSION TOLD THE COUNCIL THEY DO NOT RECEIVE THE PAPER WORK THEY NEED  AND THE COMPENSATION RATE HAS
CHANGED FROM A 70-30 SPLIT TO  10-90….APPARENTLY FUDGE SIGNED A CONTRACT WITH THE COUNTY FOR  THE 10-90 RATE AND THAT HAS
CARRIED OVER TO THE CITY…..
COUNCIL MEMBERS MICHAEL MCGUIRE AND DR. MARK HUNTSMAN SAID THEY HAD RECEIVED CALLS  FROM CONTRACTORS ASKING THAT FUDGE
REMAIN BUILDING INSPECTOR….
ANY ACTION WAS TABLED UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING TO GATHER MORE INFORMATION AND TALK WITH FUDGE ABOUT GETTING NECESSARY
PAPERWORK TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING OFFICE AND RETURNING THE CONPENSATION SPLIT TO 70-30……
THE COUNCIL ALSO APPOINTED DIANA WHEAT  AND DELORES RICE TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION…..



BEVIN REACTION
07/10/18

KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT HE IS RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR IN TWENTY-19……AND IT DIDN’T
TAKE LONG FOR CURRENT GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN, WHO HAS NOT SAID IF HE IS RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION,   TO RESPOND….

BEVIN TWEETED THAT BESHEAR WOULD  OFFER VOTERS FOUR MORE YEARS OF CORRUPTION AND SELF-DEALING……AND HE INCLUDED  A NEWS
ARTICLE ABOUT TOM LONGMYER  WHO IS SERVING A 70-MONTH PRISON SENTENCE FOR A KICK SCHEME INVOLVING THE COMMONWEALTH’S  
EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN…..LONGMYER  SERVED AS PERSONNEL SECRETARY DURING STEVE BESHER’S GUBERNATORIAL
ADMINISTRATION  BEFORE MOVING TO MOVING TO ANDY BESHEAR’S OFFICE WHEN HE WAS ELECTED ATTORNEY GENERAL……

AUTHORITIES HAVE NEVER ACCUSED THE BESHEARS OF KNOWING ABOUT LONGMEYER’S ILLEGAL ACTINS…..



FATAL-WARREN
07/10/18

A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON I-65…..AT THE SOUTHBOUND  36-MILE MARKER IN WARREN COUNTYYESTERDAY MORNING….CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A
TENNESSEE MAN…..

STATE POLCIE SAY A TWO-THOUSNAD OUTBACK…..DRIVEN BY 83 YEAR OLD JAMES WILLIAMS FROM MCMINNVILLE…..LEFT THE ROADWAY…..WENT
DOWN AN EARTH EMBANKMENT AND STRUCK A TREE…

THE VEHICLE CAUGHT FIRE AFTER STRIKING THE TREE…..AND WILLIAMS DIED AT THE SCENE……



SPORTS
07/10/18

THE U-K FOOTBALL TEAM  KICKS OFF THE SEASON IN LESS THAN TWO MONTHS…. BUT OFFICIALS SAY SEASON TICKET SALES ARE RUNNING BEHIND
LAST YEAR…..

ABOUT 28-THOUSAND SEASON TICKETS HAVE BEEN SOLD…..WHICH IS DOWN FROM 32-THOUSAND THIS TIME LAST YEAR……

THAT’S A 10-PERCENT DROP FROM A YEAR AGO FOR A TEAM THAT RETURNS 17 STARTERS AND HAS ADVANCED TO TWO STRAIGHT BOWL GAMES……







BESHEAR TO ANNOUNCE RUN
07/09/18

ACCORDING TO REPORTS…..KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  WILL ANNOUNCE TODAY THAT HE WILL RUN FOR GOVERNOR IN
TWENTY-19….. AND HIS RUNNING MATE WILL BE JACQUELINE COLEMAN…..AN ASSISTANT  HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL AND POLITICAL RECRUITER…..

BESHEAR WILL BE THE FIRST DEMOCAT TO OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCE HE IS RUNNING AGAINST GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN…...WHO HAS YET TO SAY IF HE
WILL RUN FOR RE-ELETION…..

BESHEAR HAS A SERIES OF SPEAKING EVENTS SCHEDULED ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH TODAY AND TOMORROW IN ORDER TO MAKE AN
ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING THE FUTURE OF KENTUCKY……

HIS FIRST STOP  TODAY WILL BE AT THE AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MUSEUM IN LOUISVILLE…...AFTER THAT HE HEADS TO LEXINGTON…..
PIKEVILLE….AND ASHLAND…..
AND TOMORROW  BESHEAR  IS SCHEDULE TO BE  IN  OWENSBORO…..PADUCAH….. AND BOWLING GREEN……



MCCONELL CONFRONTED
07/09/18

SATURDAY IN LOUISVILLE…..SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL WAS CONFRONTED BY A GROUP OF PROTESTERS…..ABOUT THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’
S IMMIGRATION POLICY…..AS HE WAS LEA VING A RESTAURANT…..

CHANTING….ABOLICE  ICE….THE IMPROMTU PROTEST TOOK PLACE NEAR WHERE HUNDREDS PROTESTED THE GOVERNMENT’S  NOW-ENDED
FAMILY SEPARATION POLICY……

MCCONNELL’S DINING CAMPANION……KENTUCKY POLITICIAN JOHATHAN SHELL…..CHARACTERIZED THE PROTESTING GROUP AS “SMALL” AND
“EXTREMIST”……



HEALTH INSURANCE
07/09/18

SOME KENTUCKY CUSTOMERS WHO GET INSURANCE THROUGH THE FEDERAL HEALTH EXCHANGE….WILL EVEN SOME COMPETITION AMONG
INSURANE PROVIDERS….BECAUSE ANTHEM  IS INCREASING THE NUMBER OF COUNTIES IN WHICH IT IS OFFERING PLANS……

HEALTH INSURERS HAVE FILED  WITH THE COMMONWEALTH…..THEIR PRELIMINARY RATE REQUESTS FOR  TWENTY-19…..WITH ANTHEM REQUESTING
AN AVERAGE INCREASE OF THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT OVER  13-PLANS…..AND CARESOURE IS PROPOSING AN AVERAGE  19-POINT-FOUR
PERCENT HIKE FOR ITS 12 PLANS……

THE KENTUCKY INSURANCE COMMISSION WILL REVIEW THE REQUESTS AND ARE EXPECTED TO FINALIZE ANY RATE CHANGES BY LATE
AUGUST……WITH OPEN ROLLMENT FOR TWENTY-19 BEGINNING AUGUST FIRST……

THE RATES AFFECT   ABOUT  77-THOUSAND-500  KENTUCKIANS WHO GET INSURANCE THROUGH   THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT……



MURDER ARREST
07/09/18

A SCOTTSVILLE MAN IS DEAD AND A GLASOGW MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER FOLLOWING AN INDICENT EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING ON
LICK BRANCH ROAD IN BARREN COUNTY…..

STATE POLICE WERE CALLED AFTER THE BODY OF 40 YEAR OLD KEVIN MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE WAS FOUND LYING ON THE SIDE OF THE ROADWAY
WITH A GUNSHOT WOUND…..

THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED THERE HAD BEEN AN ALTERCATION BETWEEN  MILLER AND  52 YEAR OLD BOBBY CONATSER OF GLASGOW…..WHICH
CONCLUDED WITH CONATSER FIRING A SHOTGUN…..STRIKING  MILLER IN THE BACK….

CONATSER WAS CHARGED WITH MURDER  AND LODGED IN THE BARREN COUNTY JAIL……



FISHERMEN RESCUED
07/09/18

SATURDAY NIGHT……TWO FISHERMEN WERE RESCUED FROM THE BARREN RIVER IN BOWLING GRWEN WHEN THEIR  BOAT BECAME CAUGHT IN THE
CURRENT AND EVENTUALLY STUCK ON A ROCK UNDER THE  COLLEGE STREET BRIDGE…..

IT TOOK ABOUT AN HOUR TO GET THEM OUT OF THE WATER….. AND NO ONE WAS INJURED IN THE INCIDENT……



JOHNSON
07/09/18

96 YEAR OLD FLOYD HOWARD JOHNSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED THURSDAY AT HOPE HOSPICE IN LEHIGH-FLORIDA…..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 FIVE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ST. JUDE’S CHILDREN’S
HOSPITAL……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; POLLEY SEDAHL OF FLORIDA…..AND A SON; TED JOHNSON OF TENNESSEE…..TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……….



SPORTS
07/09/18

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL…..TOP  WESTERN  KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL RECRUIT CHARLES BASSEY’S  LEGAL GUARDIAN…..
IS ABOUT TO BECOME AN ASSISTANT COACH ON THE TOPPER STAFF AT A SALARY OF 200-THOUSAND-FOUR DOLLARS……;

THE HIRE…..WHICH  WAS SUBMITTED ON JUNE 28TH…..IS STILL AWAITING APPROVAL FROM THE BOARD OF REGENTS….

THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF  HENNSSY AURIANTAL’S  HIRING ENDS MONTHS OF SPECULATION  THAT HE WOULD BE JOINING BASSEY IN BOWLING……







SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES
07/06/18

THE TWENTY-18-19 SCHOOL YEAR WILL BEGIN AUGUST NINTH FOR STUDENTS IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOOL DISTRICT…..AND TO HELP
STUDENTS AND PARENTS PREPARE FOR THE RETURN TO THE CLASS ROOM…..EACH SCHOOL WIL HAVE OPEN HOUSE AND ORIENTATION  EVENTS
BEGINNING LATER THIS MONTH…..

THE PRIMARY CENTER WILL HAVE OPEN HOUSE FOR  KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS MONDAY-JULY 30TH BEGINNING AT THREE…..THE OPEN HOUSE
FOR PRESCHOOL….FIRST….SECOND…AND  THIRD GRADE STUDENT WILL BE FROM FOUR TO SIX  ON JULY  31ST……
THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER WILL HOLD OPEN HOUSE FOR ALL STUDENTS TUESDAY-JULY 31ST FROM FIVE TO SEVEN…..
THE MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HAVE SEVENTH GRADE ORIENTATION AND OPEN HOUSE ON THURSDAY-AUGUST SECOND BEGINNING AT FIVE…..AND
EIGHTH GRADE ORIENTATON AND OPEN HOUSE WILL BE MONDAY-AUGUST SIXTH AT FIVE…..
AND THE HIGH SCHOOL WILL HAVE OPEN HOUSE FOR ALL STUDENTS THURSDAY AUGUST SECON FRO FORU TO SIX…..AND FRESHMAN
ORIENTATION  AND PARENT MEETING WILL BE AT FIVE……



NATCHER UPGRADES
07/06/18

THE MODERNIZATON UPGRADES TO TURN THE NATCHER PARKWAY INTO AN INTERSTATE-65  SPUR ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN MONDAY…..AND MAJOR
TRAFFIC IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED UNTIL THE END OF THE YEAR….

THE NATCHER PARKWAY WILL BE DOWN TO ONE LANE IN BOTH DIRECTIONS BETWEEN EXIT-SIX….NASHVILLE ROAD  AND EXIT SEVEN….
RUSSELLVILLE ROAD….
MOTORISTS NEED TO BE AWARE THE NORTHBOUND ENTRANCE TO NATCHER PARKWAY  AT NASHVILLE ROAD  AND THE SOUTHBOUND ENTRANCE
RAMP AT RUSSELLVILLE ROAD  BE A STOP CONDITION…..MOTORISTS  WILL HAVE TO STOP ON THE ENTRANCE RAMP BEFORE ENTERING THE
PARKWAY WHICH IS A MAJOR CHANGE……
THE SPEED ZONE  IN THE AREA WILL ALSO BE REDUCED  TO 55 MILES-PER-HOUR AND WIDE LOADS WILL BE RESTRICTED…..

MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO ALL A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF EXTRA TRAVEL TIME OR SEEK AND ALTERNATE ROUTE……



BALL HAS FIRST CHILD
07/06/18

THE YOUNGEST FEMALE STATEWIDE OFFICE HOLDER  IN THE COUNTRY…. HAS NOW BECOME  THE FIRST KENTUCKY CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICER TO
GIVE BIRTH WHILE IN OFFICE……

TREASURER   ALLISON BALL WELCOMED A BABY BOY ON TUESDAY…..THE FIRST CHILD FOR  BALL AND HUSBAND  “ASA” …….



SPORTS
07/06/18

IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT  THE NASCAR MONSTER ENERGY SERIES….“QUACKER STATE 400”  WHICH IS RUN ANNUALLY AT THE
KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY….. WILL NOW BE SPONSORED BY WALMAT……

THE RACE WILL BE JULY 14TH AS PART OF THE NASCAR TRIPLE HEADER WEEK-END……







HEAT ADVISORY
07/05/18

THERE IS A HEAT ADVISORY  IN EFFECT UNTIL EIGHT TO NIGHT….

TEMPERATURES   RISING INTO THE MID 90s….COMBINED WITH HIGH HUMDITY WILL RESULT IN PEAK HEAT INDEX  VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND 110
DEGREES AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON….

THIS WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASE RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESS ESPECIALLY FOR THE   VERY YOUNG…..THE ELDERLY….THOSE WITHOUT AIR
CONDITIONING…AND THOSE PARTICIPATING IN STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES……

BE SURE AND DRINK PLENTY OF  FLUIDS….TAKE LOTS OF  BREAKD…..AND KNOW THE SIGNS OF EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE……

AND BE SURE YOUR PETS AND LIVESTOCK  HAVE PLENTY OF WATER  AND SHADE TO GET OUT OF THE SUN………



MISSING PERSON
07/05/18

STATE POLICE FROM THE COLUMBIA POST ARE ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE IN ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE A MISSING MAN…..

39 YEAR OLD SHANE WRIGHT OF LEBANON WAS LAST SEEN WHEN HE CHECKED HIMSTLF OUT OF   EASTERN STATE HOSPITAL….IN LEXINGTN….ON
JUNE SECOND….

WRIGHT  IS A WHITE MALE WITH BROWN HAIR AND BLUE EYES….HE’S  FIVE-FEET 10-INCHES TALL AND WEIGHS 286-POUNDS…

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS  OF SHANE WRIGHT IS ASKED TO CONTACT STATE POLICE  AT 800-TWO-TWO-TWO-55-55 OR
YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY…….



ACCIDENT-FATAL
07/05/18

A TWO VEHICLE  ACCIDENT ON HAPPY VALLEY ROAD…..JUST OUTSIDE OF CAVE CITY TUESDAY CLAIMED A LIFE…..

ACCORDING TO THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT……MARK DETWEILER OF MUNFORDVILLE LOST CONTROL OF HIS VEHICLE  DO TO  
WATER PONDING ON THE ROADWAY….AND IT CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK A VEHICLE DRIVEN  BY 51 YEAR OLD JOHN GOAD OF
GLASGOW….
JOHN GOAD DIED AT THE SCENE AND HIS PASSENRER….LAURA GOAD….ALONG WITH DETWEILER WERE FLOWN  TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
HOSPITAL…..



SPORTS
07/05/18

DEFENDING CHAMPION…..JOEY  “JAWS”  CHESTNUT…..DOWNED A RECORD 74 HOT DOGS AND BUNS YESTERDAY TO TAKE HOME HIS 11TH TITAL AT
THE ANNUAL NATHAN’S FAMOUR JULY FOURTH HOT DOG EATING CONTEST……

IN WINNING THE “MUSTARD BELT”  YESTERDAY….CHESNUT  BROKE HIS OWN RECORD OF 72  WHICH HE SET LAST YEAR……

AND  MIKI SUDO  CLAIMED THE WOMEN’S TITLE  BY DOWNING  37 HOT DODS AND BUNS……







DENTAL AND VISION CUT
07/03/18

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION SAYS DENTAL AND VISION COVERAGE IS BEING CUT FOR NEALRY HALF-A-MILLION KENTUCKIANS DUE TO A RULING THAT  
REJECTED THE COMMONWEALTH’S MEDICAID OVERHAUL PLAN…..

THE CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES  CALLED THE CUTS AN….. UNFORTUNATE CONSEQUENCE….OF FRIDAY’S RULING…..AND A
SPOKESPERSON FOR THE CABINET SAID IT HAD BEEN MADE CLEAR THE DENTAL AND VISION  BENEFITS DEPENDED ON THE MEDICAID CHANGES…..
AND  THE RULING MEANS THERE IS NO LONGER A “LEGAL MECHANISM” IN PLACE TO PAY FOR DENTAL AND VISION COVERAGE…..

KENTUCKY WAS THE FIRST  STATE TO GET PERMISSION TO IMPOSE WORK REQUIREMENTS ON MEDICAID…..AND THE JUDGE RULED THE
COMMONWEALTH CAN’T REQUIRE POOR PEOPLE TO GET JOBS TO KEEP THEIR MEDICAID BENEFITS…..



POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN
07/03/18

THE “POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN”  RECENTLY  HELD  PROTESTS AT THE  KENTUCKY STATE CAPITAL AND  ACCESS TO THE BUILDING WAS LIMITED TO
TWO PROTESTORS AT A TIME……

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED AN OPINIO THAT STATE POLICE AND THE FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION CABINET VIOLATED THE LAW
AND FAILED TO DEVELOP A NEW PROCEDURE THAT WAS PROPERLY VETTED…..

AND OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DO NOT CARRY THE FORCE OF LAW…..



PAUL FAMILY THREATENED
07/03/18

SENATOR RAND PAUL HAS CONFIRMED THAT CAPITOL POLICE HAVE ARRESTED  A MEN WHO THREATENED TO KILL HIM AND  HIS FAMILY….

DURING AN INTERVIEW WITH MEDIA…..PAUL SAID THE MAN THREATENED TO “CHOP” UP HIS FAMILY WITH AN AX……



GLASGOW BANK ROBBERY
07/03/18

THE GLASGOW POLICE DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR HELP IN IDENTIFYING THE INDIVIDUAL WHO ROBBED THE EDMONTON STATE BANK SUNDAY
NIGHT OR EARLY MONDAY MORNING….

THE SUSPECT IS DESCRIBED AS A   TALL  SLENDER INDIVIDUAL  WHO WAS DRIVING A U-HAUL VAN WHICH APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN STOLEN…..
ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CALL…..TWO-SEVEN-ZERO-SIX-FIVE-ONE-51-15……



CITY FOURTH CELEBRATION
07/03/18

THE CITY OF SCOTTSVILLE WILL HAVE THEIR ANNUAL…….FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION…….TOMORROW ON DUMONT HILL……

MAYOR ROB CLINE TELLS NEWSWATCH THAT CITY EMPLOYEES HAVE BEEN WORKING FOR WEEKS TO MAKE TOMORROW’S FREE CELEBRATON THE
BEST EVER……

ACTIVITIES BEGING AT FOUR TOMORROW AFTERNOON WITH FREE FOOD….AS LONG AS IT LASTS….AND THE FIREWORKS  WILL BEGIN AT DARK……



4TH OF JULY CLOSINGS
07/03/18

HERE ARE YOUR CLOSINGS FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY……

COUNTY, STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW……
POST OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW AND THERE WILL BE NO MAIL DELIVERY……
TRANSFER STATION, ANIMAL SHELTER, HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND PUBLIC LIBRARY ALL CLOSED TOMORROW…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND TOMORROW’S TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP THURSDAY THE FIFTH…..

AND THE CORE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW FIVE-30 TO FOUR-30…….



KERNEY
07/03/18

71 YEAROLD WILLIAM JOE KERNY OF HOLLAND DIED SUNDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. AND THERE WILL BE HO VISITATION OR SERVICE AT THIS TIME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LASHELIA ROARK KERNEY…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DANIEL KERNEY OF GEORGIA  AND DAVID AND TINA
BURTON OF GLASGOW…….TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; LORIE AND GEORGE ARRINGTON OF GEORGIA AND KIMBERLY BURTON TO
TENNESSEE…..A BROTHER; MARSHALL OF GLASGOW…..AND THREE SISTERS; DIANE RAMOS AND VICKY ZIMMERMAN BOTH OF CALIFORNIA AND JUDY
WOOD OF GLASGOW…….SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



ADLER
07/03/18

83 YEAR OLD FRITZ ADLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  SUNDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY
MORNING AT 11 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CEDAR CROSS CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (WED) MORNING
AT THE FUNERAL  HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO ST. JUDE’S OR THE CHARITY OF YOUR
CHOICE……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; ANN STRODE ADLER……A SON; TIM…..AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; DEBBIE AND JAMES WALDEN AND
DIANE AND NEAL COLE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; WALTER OF GERMANY…..AND A SISTER; HEDY LEVKULICH OF OHIO……FIVE
GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
07/03/18

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGIATE DIRECTORS OF ATHLETICS  HAS FINALIZED THE STANDINGS FOR THE TWWNTY-17-18  DIRECTORS
CUP…..AND WESTERN FINISHED TIED FOR 152ND…..

THE DIRECTORS CUP HONORS FOUR ALL-SPORTS CHAMPONS IN THE IN THE             N-C-A-A DIVISION  ONE, TWO  AND THREE AND THE N-A-I-A….AS
EACH INSTITUTION IS AWARDED POINTS IN A PRE-DETERMINED NUMBER OF SPORTS FOR MEN AND WOMEN…..

STANFORD CLAIMED THIS YEAR’S TITLE WITH  14-HUNDRED-42 POINTS…..
KENTUCKY  WAS  17TH….LOUISVILLE  30TH…..MURRAY STATE  129TH…..AND EASTERN KENTCUKY  130TH…….







SENATE PASSES FARM BILL
06/29/18

THE  U-S SENATE YESTERDAY PASSED THE NEW FARM BILL WHICH INCLUDES SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL’S…..HEMP FARMING ACT….WHICH
WOULD   LEGALIZE INDUSTRIAL HEMP AND REMOVE IT FROM THE LIST OF FEDERALLY CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES…..

THE BILL  ALSO GIVES STATES THE OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME THE PRIMARY REGULATORS OF HEMP PRODUCTION……IT ALLOWS HEMP
RESEARCHERS TO APPLY FOR COMPETITIVE FEDERAL GRANTS…..AND MAKES HEMP FARMERS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR CROP INSURANCE…..

A CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MADE UP OF MEMBERS OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE WILL NOW RECONCILE BOTH VERSIONS OF THE BILL…..



HEMPATITUS OUTBREAK
06/29/18

STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS HAVE CONFIRMED THAT THE “HEPATITIS-A” OUTBREAK IN THE COMMONWEALTH IS THE WORST IN THE
COUNTRY…

AT LEAST 969 INDIVIDUALS HAVE CONTRACTED THE DISEASE WHICH HAS RESUTLED IN SIX DEATHS…..WITH THREE OF THOSE IN JEFFERSON
COUNTY….WHERE 482 CASES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED…..

IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY…..WARREN  COUNTY HAS REPORTED 13 CASES…… WITH ONE EACH  IN ALLEN…….BARREN……BUTLER…..AND  
EDMONSON COUNTIES……



HEALTH CARE FRAUD
06/29/18

10 HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..INCLUDING A CAVE CITY DOCTOR……ARE FACING FEDERAL CHARGES AS PART OF A
NATONAL HEALTH CARE FRAUD  INVESTIGATION…….
DR. CHANDRA REDDY HAS PLEAD NOT GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT  TO TWO COUNTS OF  CONSPIRING TO COMMIT HEALTH CARE FRAUD AND ONE
COUNT EACH OF CONSPIRING TO MAKE FALSE STATEMENTS RELATING TO HEALTH CARE MATTERS AND CONMSPIRING TO ILLEGALLY USE A DRUG
ENFORCEMTN ADMINISTRATION REGISTRATION NUMBE ISSUED TO ANOTHER PERSON……
REDDY’S WIFE IS ALSO CHARGED  WITH TWO COUNTS OF CONSPIRING TO COMMIT HEALTH CARE FRAUD AND ON COUNT  OF CONSPIRING TO MAKE
FALSE STATEMENTS RELATING TO HEALTH CARE……
THE COUPLE IS ACCUED OF BILLING MEDICARE UN DR. REDDY’S NATIONAL PROVIDER IDENTIFIER FOR SERVICES PERFORMED BY NURSE
PRACTITIONERS WHILE REDDY WAS OUT OF THE OFFICE…..KNOWING MEDICARE REIMBURSES AT A HIGHER RATE FOR SERVICES PERFORMED BY A
DOCTOR INSTEAD OF A NURSE……REDDY IS ALSO ACCUSED OF PRE-SIGNING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PRESCTIPTIONS FOR HIS NURSE
PRACTIONERS TO USE WHILE HE WAS AWAY…..
ITS ALSO ALLEGED THEY COVERED UP FRAUDULENT BILLING BY ALTERING PATIENT RECORDS…..



SPORTS
06/29/18

THE LEXINGTON CENTER BOARD HAS AWARDED A  241-MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT FOR THE RENOVATION OF RUPP ARENA  AND THE LEXINGTON
CENTER…..

THE WORK WHICH WILL BEGIN IN JULY IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY TWENTY-21……AND DURING CONSTRUCTION RUPP WILL CONTINUE TO
HOST KENTUCKY MEN’S  BASKETBALL GAMES…..AS-WELL-AS  CONCERTS AND EVENTS……

THE CONVENTION CENTER WILL BE REPLACED IN TWO PHASES……SO ABOUT HALF OF ITS SPACE  CAN CONTINUE TO BE USED DURING
CONSTRUCTION…..







NEW KY SALES TAX
06/28/18

STARTING SUNDAY……KENTUCKIANS WILL START PAYING A SIX-PERCENT SALES TAX ON  SERVICES  THAT HAVEN’T  BEEN TAXED BEFORE….THANKS
TO A NEW LAW PASSED BY THE TWENTY-18  GENERAL ASSEMBLY……
THINGS LIKE CAR REPAIRS…..TANNING BED VISITS….SMALL ANIMAL VETERINARY SERVICES AND GYM MEMBERSHIPS….INCLUDING THE CORE IN
SCOTTSVILLE…..WILL JUMP SIX-PERCENT……AND .NON-PROFITS WILL ALSO HAVE TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL SIX-PERCENT FOR ADMISSION TO
CULTURAL AND ATHLETIC EVENTS……
NON-PROFITS HAVEN’T  BEEN TAXED IN THE PAST…..BUT A KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT RULING SAYS THE KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION DOESN’T
EXEMPT                 NON-PROFITS FROM STATE SALES AND USE TAXES…..

HOUSE AND SENATE LEADERS SAY THE NEVER INTENDED TO TAX NON-PROFITS…. SAYING THE LAW IS BEING MISINTERPRETED BY THE FINANCE
CABINET….. HOWEVER……RICHARD DODSON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF SALES AND EEXCISE TAXES……SAID THE NEW LAW  AND THE
COURT DECISION  LEFT THEM NO CHOICE……
ALSO SUNDAY…..SMOKERS WILL A TAX INCREASE ON CIGARETTES  FROM 60-CENTS A PACK TO   A  DOLLAR-10 A PACK…..



KENTUCKY HEALTH
06/28/18

KENTUCKY HEALTH…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S   NEW PROGRAM  FOR CERTAIN ABLE-BODIED ADULTS  WHO RECEIVE  MEDICAID
BENEFITS……BEGINS THIS SUNDAY  JULY FIRST….

THE   “NEW .PATH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT REQUIREMENT”   MEANS SOME MEDICAID RECIPIENTS  WILL NEED TO COMPLETE   80-HOURS  OF
EMPLOYMENT…. EDUCATION  OR TRAINING….VOLUNTEERING….OR  CAREGIING  PER MONTH TO KEEP THEIR BENEFITS…..

SEVERAL STATE AGENCIES ARE WORKING TO MAKE THE TRANSITION AS SMOOTH AS POSSIBLE FOR THOSE RECIPIENTS  WHO ARE ENCOURGED TO
VISIT THE KENTUCKY HEALTH WEB-SITE  AT…….KENTUCKY-HEALTH-DOT-KY-Y-DOT-GOV…..TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM……



SCAM ALERT
06/28/18

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S  OFFICE  HAS ISSUED A SCAM ALERT TO WARN  KENTUCKIANS ABOUT A PHONE SCAM…..WERE  THE CON-
ARTIST CLAIM TO BE FEDERAL SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATON OFFICIALS CALLING TO NOTIFY THE VICTIM THAT THEIR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
HAS BEEN STOLEN……

THE ALERT WAS ISSUED AFTER A JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENT PAID 600- DOLLARS TO RECEIVE A NEW SOCIAL SECURITY CARD AND NUMBER….

RESIDENTS ARE AGAIN URGED TO NEVER GIVE OUT PERSONAL INFORMATION OVER THE PHONE…..ESPECIALLY TO SOMEONE YOU DON’T KNOW…..
IF YOU GET A CALL FROM A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL…..HANG UP AND CALL THAT AGENCY…..
NEVER TRUST A “COLD” CALLER…..
AND DON’T USE UNTRACEABLE METHODIS OF PAYMENTS……..



BOUCHER FILES SUIT
06/28/18

MONDAY……SENATOR RAND PAUL FILED A CIVIL SUIT AGAINST HIS NEIGHBOUR…. RENE BOUCHER…..WHO HAS PLED GUILTY TO ATTACKING A
MEMBER OF CONGRESS WHEN HE TACKLED PAUL IN HIS YARD LAST NOVEMEBR…..

BOUCHER’S   ATTORNEY HAS NOW FILED A MOTION TO DISMISS PART OF PAUL’ SUIT…..AND HAS ALSO FILED A COUNTER SUIT CLAIMING PAUL
SHOULD OWE COMPENSATION  TO  BOUCHER….WHO IS SEEKING ALL COMPENSAORY AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES PERMITTED BY LAW…..CITING
INTENTIONAL ACTIONS BY THE PAUL FAMILY…...

BOUCHE  CLAIMS THE PAULS WERE IN VIOLATON OF THE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION’S  BY-LAWS  BY REPEATEDLY PILING UP “UNSLIGHTLY”
DEBRIS…..TREE LIMBS…..MOUNDS OF TRASH…..AND OTHER WASTE NEAR BOUCHER’S PROPERTY……

THE SUIT ALSO NAMES PAUL’S WIFE AND THE RIVERGREEN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION…….



SUMMER NIGHT
06/28/18

THE HEART OF SCOTTSVILLE’S NEXT…..SUMMER NIGHT……WILL BE TONIGHT ON THE SQUARE……

SUMMER NIGHT WILL BE FROM FIVE TO EIGHT IN THE LIBRARY QUADRANT OF THE SQUARE……



SPORTS
06/28/18

TRIPLE CROWN TRAINER BOB BAFFERT  WHO WON HIS SECOND TRIPLE CROWN THIS YEAR…..AND TRINITY FOOTBALL COACH BOB BEATTY  WHO
LEAD TRINITY   TO  ITS 13TH STATE TITLE IN 18 YEARS THIS SEASON…. HEAD THIS YEAR’S CLASS OF INDUCTEES INTO THE KENTUCKY ATHLETIC HALL
OF FAME…..

JOINING THEN ARE FORMER KENTUCKY  AND N-F-L LINEMAN SAM BALL……LONG TIME N-B-A  COACH BERNIE BICKERSTAFF…..MOTORCYCLE RACER   
NICKY HAYDEN….AND HORSE OWNERS   KEN AND SARAH RAMSEY……

THE INDUCTEES WILL BE HONORED ON AUGUST 22ND AT THE MUHAMMAND ALI CENTER……







FISCAL COURT
06/27/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE TRAMMEL FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND THEY CONDUCTED MOSTLY
ROUTINE BUSINESS….
FINAL APPROVE WAS GIVEN  TO THE TWENTY-18-19…..AND THE TWENTY-18-19 SALARIES WERE ALSO APPROVED…..

THE COURT APPOINTED BRIAN MILLER TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION…. REPLACING JOY BOMAR WHOSE TERM IS EXPIRING……
AND THE COURT APPROVED THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT PROCEEDING WITH A     75-THOUSAND DOLLAR COPS  GRANT FOR DRUG PREVENTION…..
THE GRANT WILL AMONG OTHER THINGS  FUND TRAINING…..HELP PURSHIP EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES AND   CONDUCT COMMUINTY MEETING……
SHERIFF JEFF COOKE ALSO INFORMED THE COURT A DEPUTY HIS SUBMITTED HIS RESIGNATION AND THEY HAVE BEGUN THE HIRING
PROCESS……AND THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE HAS ALSO BEGUN THE SEARCH FOR A NEW K-NINE……



MESONET APP
06/27/18

THE KENTUCKY MESONET SYSTEM  NOW HAS AN…..”APP”  FOR YOUR CELL PHONE…. THAT WILL BRING YOU REAL TIME WEATHER INFORMATION…..

THE MESONET…..A NETWORK  OF AUTOMATED WEATHER AND CLIMINATE MONITORING STATIONS…..WAS DEVELOPED BY THE KENTUCKY CLIMINATE
CENTER AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY AND THE  NEW   “APP”  IS ANOTHER STEP TO INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF THE SYSTEM THAT
PROVIDES WEATHER INFORMATION THAT IS UPDATED EVERY FIVE MINUTES…..24 HOURS A DAY……

THE NUMBER OF MESONET STATIONS IS STILL ON THE INCREASE IN COUNTIES YET TO HAVE ONE……AS-WELLL-AS  SOME COUNTIES WHO ARE
REQUESTING ADDITIONAL STATIONS……

THE MESONET  “APP”  CAN BE ACCESSSED AT THE SYSTEM’S WEBSITE…..OR THROUGH THE VARIOUS “APP’ STORES…….



OFFICER SHOOTING
06/27/18

EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE RECEIVED A CALL FROM THE  E’TOWN  POST REQUESTING
ASSISTANCE IN A PURSUIT THAT WAS ENTERING HART COUNTY…..

THE PURSUIT ENERED NORTHERN  HART COUNTY WHERE IT  TURNED AND BEGAN TO TRAVEL IN THE DIRECTION OF AN INVOLVED TROOPER….WHO
FIRED MULTIPLE SHOTS FROM HIS SERVICE WEAPON…..STRIKING THE VEHICLE AND ENDING THE PURSUIT NEAR BONNIEVILLE……

THE DRIVER……24 YEAR OLD TERRY SHEETS OF INDIANA…..WAS TREATED AT THE SCENE AND CHARGED WITH A NUMBER OF OFFENSES INCLUDING  
ATTEMPTED MURDER-POLICE OFFICER,  FOUR COUNTS OF  WANTON ENDANGERMENT  AND TWO COUNTS OF FLEEING OR EVADING…..
A PASSENGER….25 YEAR OLD RIKKIE PARKER ALSO OF INDIAN  WHO WASN’T INJURED…...WAS ARRESTED  ON AN OUTSTANDING INDIANA
WARRANT……



ARREST
06/27/18

A BARREN COUNTY MAN IS FACING CHARGES AFTER MARIJUANA PLANTS WERE FOUND GROWING ON HIS PROPERTY…..

DETECTIVES WITH THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE WENT TO 34-12 HISEVILLE/BEAR WALLOW ROAD IN CAVE CITY….. WHERE 70 YEAR OLD
JIMMY EDWARDS GAVE CONSENT TO SEARCH THE PRPOERTY…..
DETECTIVES LOCAKED A QUARTER POUND OF PROCESSED MARIJUANA DRYING IN AN OUT BUILDING……89 MARIJUANA PLANTS GROWING AT THE
EDGE OF A CORNFIELD  AND FOUR MORE IN A GARDON……..A HANDGUN AND CASH WERE ALSO LOVATED……

EDWARDS WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION AND CULTIVATION OF MARIJUANA…… WA HE WITH OEOR AOD DIR OF MARAIJUNA……



BONDS
06/27/18

83 YEAR OLD MAVERINE BONDS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11
FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS  OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE GIDEONS……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JIMMIE AND REGINA, JERRY AND SHARON AND TIM AND ANGEL ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A
DAUGHTER; JELETA BONDS OF TENNESSEE…..AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; HAROLD AND BRENDA BROWN AND FREDDY AND JANNICE
BROWN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……NINE GRANDCHILDREN AND 23 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……….



SPORTS
06/27/18

THE DAYS OF A DOUBLE ELIMINTION STATE FASTPITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT KENTUCKY IS  A THING OF THE PAST……AS THE KENTUCKY HIGH
SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION  SAYS THE TOURNAMENT WILL GO TO A SINGLE ELIMINATION FORMAT NEXT SEASON…….BUT THE TYPE OF FORMANT
HASN’T BEEN ANNOUNCED…..

ALSO THIS YEAR’S STATE TOURNAMENT WAS THE FINAL YEAR OF THE ASSOCIATION’S CONTRACT WITH OWENSBORO……LEAVING THE FUTURE SITE
OF THE TOURNAMENT UP FOR CONSIDERATON……







PAUL FILES SUIT
06/26/18

SENATOR RAND PAUL IS SUING HIS NEIGHBOR…..RENE BOUCHER….. WHO ADMITTED TO TACKLING PAUL  AS HE MOWED HIS YARD LAST
NOVEMBER…..

BOUCHER…..WHO SAID HIS ACTIONS WERE BROUGHT ON BY PAUL CONTINUALLY STACKING YARD DEBRIS NEAR THEIR PROPERTY LINE…..HAS
PLEAD GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS…..AND HE WAS SENTENCED  TO 30-DAYS IN JAIL AND FINE 10-THOUSAND  DOLLARS…..

PAUL IS SEEKING DAMAGES FOR PAIN AND SUFFERING……HE’S ALSO ASKING FOR AN INJUNCTION TO KEEP BOUCHER AWAY FROM HIS FAMILEY…..
AND THAT BOUCHER PAY COURT COSTS AND INTEREST…..



MEDAL OF HONOR
06/26/18

IN WASHINGTON TODAY…..PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP WILL POSTHUMOUSLY AWARD A KENTUCKY THE MEDAL OF HONOR…..

FIRST LIEUTENANT GARLIN CONNER’S WIDOW AND OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS WILL ATTEND THE CEREMONY…..FOR THE CLINTON COUNTY NATIVE
WHO WAS THE SECOND-MOST DECORATED AMERICAN SERVICE MAN, FROM WORLD WAR TWO….BEHIND  AUDIE MURPHY…….



ARREST-METCALFE
06/26/18

A ROUTINE TRAFFIC STOP  BY STATE POLICE…..ON KNOB LICK ROAD IN METCALFE COUNTY….LED TO A DRUG ARREST…..

CONSENT TO SEARCH THE VEHICLE WAS GIVEN  AND A SMALL PLASTIC BAG…. CONTAINING A WHITE POWER SUBSTANCE BELIVED TO BE
MTEHAMPHETAMINE….. WAS LOCATED IN THE ASH TRAY……
THE DRIVER…..44 YEAR OLD STEPHEN TENNANT OF BURKESVILLE WAS CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, POSSESSION OF A
CONTROLLED SUBSTNACE-METH  AND POSSESSION  OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA….
AND THE  PASSENGTER…..43 YEAR OLD TAMMY THOMAS  OF TENNESSEE WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-
METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA……



SPORTS
06/26/18

FORMER RAPTORS COACH…..DWANE CASEY…..HAS BEEN N-B-A COACH OF THE YEAR….HOWEVER…..CASEY WAS FIED BY TORONO LAST MONTH AND
SINCE HAS BEEN BECOME COACH OF THE DETROIT  PISTONS….

CASEY LED THE RAPTORS TO THE NUMBER ONE SEED IN THE EAST FOR THE FIRST IME IN FRANCHISE HISTORY……AND TORONTO WON A TEAM
RECORD 59 GAMES…..

CASEY ALSO COACHED THE EAST  IN THE ALL-STAR GAME FOR THE FIRST TIME……







WKU BUDGET
06/25/18

FRIDAY…….THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY BOARD OF REGENTS APPROVED A 388-POINT-FOUR MILLION DOLLAR BUDGET FOR TWENTY-18-
19…..THAT INCLUDES A SIX-PERCENT REDUCTION   FROM THE CURRENT  BUDGET…….

THE BUDGET ENCOMPASSES A  27-MILLION DOLLAR BALANCING STRATEGY THAT INCLUDED THE ELIMINATION OF 149-POSITIONS…..72  OF WHICH
WERE FILLED….. CAMPUS BUDGETS HAVE BEEN REDUCED BY ALMOST 19-MILLION DOLLARS…. AND ADDITIONAL EIGHT-MILLION DOLLARS WILL NEED
TO BE FOUND…..
THE BUDGET ALSO INCLUDES A TUITION AND FEE  SCHEDULE THAT INCREASES MOST RATES BY FOUR-PERCENT…..HOWEVER…..THERE WILL BE NO
INCREASE FOR KENTUCKY RESIDENTS ENROLLING IN EDUCATONAL LEADERSHIP…..NURSE PRACTITIONER….OR PHYSICAL THERAPY
PROGRAMS……AND EDUCATORS  IN THE PRIMARY THRU  12TH GRADES WILL SEE A 30-PERCENT DISCOUNT IN GRADUATE TUITION……

THE BUDGET ALSO INCLUDES A FOUR-PERCENT SALARY INCREASE POOL TO BE ALLOCATED IN JANUARY…….



NEW TROOPERS
06/25/18

THE RANKS OF THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE GREW  FRIDAY….AS 42 CADETS  GRADUATED OF THE STATE POLICE ACADEMY IN FRANKFORT……THE
96TH CLASS HAD  75 MEMBERS WHEN IT BEGAN JANUARY SEVENTH……BUT DURING TRAINING WHICH INCLUDED MORE THAN ONE-THOUSAND
HOURS OF CLASSROOM AND FIELD STUDY…..33 RESIGNED……


THE STATE POLICE IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A CADET CLASS THAT IS TENTATIVELY SCHEUDULED TO BEING IN APRIL OF NEXT YEAR…..
MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON-LINE AT…..KENTUCKY-STATE-POLICE-DOT-ORG….. AND THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS AUGHST 23RD…….



VOTER VERIFICATION
06/25/18

THE KENTUCKY STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS  HAS MAILED ADDRESS VERIFICATION CARDS TO ABOUT 600-THOUSAND REGISTERED VOTERS WHO
HAVEN’T  VOTED OR MADE ANY CHANGES  TO THEIR VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION IN THE  PAST FOUR YEARS…..

VOTERS WHO RECEIVE  THE CARDS ARE STILL ELIGIBLE TO  VOTE  AND THEY DON’T NEED TO DO ANYTING IF THE POSTCARD CONTIANS THEIR
CORRECT ADDRESS….
A PERSON WHO RECEIVES A CARD  FOR A PREVIOUS OCCUPANT OF THE RESIDENCE SHOULD  MARK IT…..RETURN TO SENDER……AND  PLACE IT
BACK IN THE MAIL…..

IF THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS RECEIVES UNDELIVERABLE CARDS FROM THE MAILING……ANOTHER POSTCARD WILL BE MAILED AS REQUIRED
BY LAW…..IF A VOTER DOESN’T RESPOND TO THE SECOND MAILING……THEN A WAITING PERIOD OF TWO FEDERAL ELECTIONS BEGINS TO SEE IF THE
VOTER CASTS A BALLOT OR UPDATES THEIR INFORMATION DURING THAT TIME……



BOURBON WAREHOUSE COLLAPSES
06/25/18

FRIDAY  IN  BARDSTOWN……A LARGE SECTION OF A BOURBON STORAGE WAREHOUSE……CONTAINING NINE-THOUSAND BARRELS OF AGING
BOURBON COLLAPSED…..

THE WAREHOUSE CONTAINED ABOUT 20-THOUSAND  BARRELS…..ABOUT HALF OF THE STRUCTURE IS STILL STANDING…..AND NO ONE WAS IN THE
BUILDING AT THE TIME OF COLLAPSE…..

THE BARTON DISTILLERY…..WHICH WAS FOUNDED IN 1879…… CONTAINS  29 STORAGE WAREHOUSES  AND 22 OTHER BUILDINGS……



ROAD WORK-WARREN
06/25/18

AS YOU MAKE TRAVEL PLANS…..KEEP IN MIND THAT A SECTION OF KENTUCKY EIGHT-84……THREE SPRINGS ROAD IN WARREN COUNTY….WILL BE
DOWN TO ONE LANE STARTING TODAY….

AS THE BRIDGE  OVER THE NATCHER PARKWAY  WILL BE DOWN TO ONE LANE AND TRAFFIC WILL BE CONTROLLED  BY A TEMPORARY SIGNAL FOR
SEVERL WEEKS….SO CREWS CAN MILL AND REPLACE THE BRIDGE DECK SURFACE……

THE PROJECT IS NEAR A HEAVY RESIDENTIAL AREA AND DRIVERS NEED TO PLAN FOR TRAFFIC DELAYS……



STINSON
06/25/18

84 YEAR OLD ELDER JOE TOM STINSON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES)
AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN RED HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER
12NOON TODAY (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO RED HILL MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BRO. KENNIE JOE AND SHARON OF THE RED HILL COMMUNITY…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;
DONNA AND GARY PETTY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS; LAVELLE LAND OF BOWLING GREEN AND WANDA PEARSON OF SCOTTSVILLE…..
THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
06/25/18

ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY……

THE CARDINALS BEAT THE BREWERS EIGHT TO TWO…..
IT WAS THE REDS EIGHT AND THE CUBS SIX…..
THE BRAVES DOWNED TO ORIOLES SEVEN TO THREE…..
THE HOT RODS DEFEATED LAKE COUNTY  EIGH TO THREE…..


AND AT THE SONOMA RACEWAY…..MARTIN TRUEX-JUNIOR TOOK THE CHECKED FLAG TO WIN THE  “TOYOTA/SAVE MART 300” AND PICK UP HIS THIRD
WIN OF THE SEASON……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
06/22/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY ROSE SLIGHTLY FROM THREE-POINT-
TWO  PERCENT IN APRIL  TO THREE-POINT-THREE  PERCENT IN MAY……HOWEVER….THIS MAY’S JOBLESS RATE WAS WELL  BELOW  THE FOUR-
POINT-ONE PERCENT RECORDED  IN MAY  OF LAST YEAR…..

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES FELL IN 117 COUNTIES….ROSE IN TWO….AND REMAINED  THE SAME IN   NONE….

WOODFORD COUNTY  RECORDED THE LOWEST  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT TWO-POINT-NNE PERCENT….
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE  A T 12-PERCENT…….



FORMER BG POLICE TRAINEE ARRESTED
06/22/18

AN INDIVIDUAL WHO WAS TRAINING  TO BEOCME A BOWLING GREEN POLICE OFFICER……HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MAKING THREATS AGAINST THE
PRESIDENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA…..…..

37 YEAR OLD ANDRESW LONG RYAN OF GREEBRIER-TENNESSEE HAS BEEN INDICTED  BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY ON TWO COUNTS OF MAKING
THREATS AGAINST THE PRESIDENT ON  MAY 28TH AND  29TH…..

RYAN WAS HIRED BY THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT IN  JUNE TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE……HE COMPLETED BASIC TRAINING AT THE
CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY IN OCTOBER TWO-THOUSAND FIVE…..AND THEN WENT INTO THE  BOWLING POLICE DEPARTMENT FIELD TRAINING
PROGRAM…WHERE HE WAS UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A TRAIN OFFICER……RYAN FAILED TO COMPLETE THE FIELD TRAINING PROGRAN
AND RESIGNED IN FEBRUARY-TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE……

IF COVICTED…..RYAN FACES UP TO  10-YEARS IN PRISON…….



SPORTS
06/22/18

THE HOT RODS WILL CELEBRATE THEIR TWO-MILLONTH  FAN  TOMORROW   NIGHT AT BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK AS THE HOST THE LAKE CITY
CAPTAINS….

THE FESTIVITIVES WILL FEATURE  A TEAM CARD GIVEAWAY….AND MONEY MACHINE WITH  ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS CASH…..AND A  APPEARANCE BY
THE  “ZOOPERSTARS”  WHO WERE FEATUERD ON AMERICA’S GOT TALENT…..

IN ADDITION….THE HOT RODS WILL HAVE A SPECIAL CARD IN ONE OF THE TEAM CARD SETS DESIGNATIN THAT FANE AS THE TWO-MILLIONTH IN
FRANCHISE HISTORY…..AND THAT LUCKY FAN WILL WIN A HOT RODS PRIZE PACK….WHICH INCLUDES TWO SEASON TICKETS FOR THE REST O F THE
SEASON…..A CUSTON LOUISVILLE SLUGGER BAT DESIGNATING THEM AT THE TWO-MILLIONTH FAN….A TEAM JERSEY….AUTOGRAPHED BASEBALLS
FROM THE  TWO-THOUSAND-NINE AND TWENTY-18 TEAMS…..100-DOLLARS TO THE TEAM STORE…..AND A HOT RODS SWAG PACK……







PENSION BILL
06/21/18

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD STRUCK DOWN  KENTUCKY’S CONTROVERSIAL NEW PUBLIC PENSION LAW YESTERDAY…..SAYING
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FAILED TO ENACT THE LAW  IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE KENTUCKY CONSTITUTION……
SHEPHERD  SAID   THE LEGISLATURE FAILED TO GIVE THE BILL THREE READINGS ON THREE SEARATE DAYS IN EACH CHAMBER AS THE LAW
REQUIRES…….
AND  AS  THE    BILL APPROPRIATES MONEY…..IT  NEEDED SUPPORT OF A MAJORITY OF ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE TO PASS…..
HOWEVER THE PENSION  BILL WAS APPROVED WITH ONLY 49-VOTES…..WHICH IS TWO SHY OF A CONSTITUTIONAL MAJORITY IN THE 100-MEMBER
CHAMBER…….

IT’S EXPECTED GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S OFFICE WILL APPEAL THE RULING……



GROCE
06/21/18

64 YEAR OLD EANIS D. GROCE DIED  YESTERDAY (WED)  AT THE  MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…… VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON
TOMORROW (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES…….

HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; KRISTIE AND EDDIE INSCOE OF RUSSELLVILLE AND MIRANDA AND HEATH CONNOR AND
MITZI GREEN ALL OF TENNESSEE…..FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; WAVEL, HOLLIS AND JUDY, TROY AND NATALIE AND NOEL AND CONNIE
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….AND THREE SISTERS;  MONNIE ARMS OF BURKESVILLE, WONZIE STRODE OF GAMALIEL AND TIVA DODSON OF
TENNESSEE……AND HIS CAREGIVER; REGENIA WITCHER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..NINE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE………



WADE
06/21/18

57 YEAR OLD RANDY WADE OF WOODBURN DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…… FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT
THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…… VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MATT AND SAMARA AND PATRICK ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE BROTHERS AND
SISTERS-IN-LAW; CHARLES AND JUDY OF BOWLING GREEN AND GARRY AND CHRISTIE AND DALE AND RONDA ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES……



SPORTS
06/221/18

AS THE FOOTBALL SEASON DRAWS CLOSER…..WESTERN  KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY HAS ANNOUNCED THAT ALL   HILLTOPPER HOME GAMES WILL BE
PLAYED AT NIGHT WITH KICK OFF AT SIX-30…..

CONFERENCE U-S-A  HAS ALSO   CONFIRMED THAT  11 OF THE TOPPERS  12-REGUALR SEASON GAMES WILL BE ON THE NATIONAL BROADCAST
SCHEDULE….
AND  AS PART OF A NEW AGREEMENT….FOUR GAMES WILL  AIR ON THE E-S-P-N NETWORKS……

THE TOPPERS OPEN THE SEASON AT WISCONSIN AUGUST 31ST…….







DEMOCRTIC VOTER DROP
06/20/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY  STATE BOARD OF ELECTONS…..THE NUMBR OF  REGISTERED DEMOCRATIC VOTERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH  HAS  
DROPPED BELOW 50-PERCENT  FOR THE FIRST TIEME…….
REGISTRATION  STATISTICS ON THE WEBSITE GO BACK TO 1982…..AND ANY RECORDS BEFORE THAT ARE PAPER…..BUT CONSIDERING KENTUCKY’S
HISTORY THE DROP IS PROBABLY CORRECT……

CURRENTLY THE COMMONWEALTH HAS THREE-POINT-THREE MILLION REGISTERED VOTERS WITH   49-POINT-93  PERCENT BEING DEMOCRATS…..IN
1982 MORE THAN 68-PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS WERW DEMOCRATIC……BUT SINCE THEN THEIR REGISTRATION ROLLS HAVE GROWN BY 35-
PERCENT….WHILE REPUBLICAN ROLLS HAVE INCREASED 168-POINT-TWO PERCENT

HOWEVER….THE LARGEST REGISTRATION GROWTH HAVE BEEN THOSE REGISTERED AS…..OTHERS…..WHICH INCLUDES INDEPENDENTS AND
THIRD PARTIES…..WHILE “OTHERS”   ACCOUNTS FOR JUST EIGHT-POINT-SIX PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS…..THEIR NUMBERS HAVE
INCREASED 382-PERCENT SINCE  1982……



OPIOID INVESTMENTS
06/20/18

ATTORNEY GENERAL  ANDY BESHER  WANTS THE COMMONWEALTH TO STOP INVESTING TAXPAYER DOLLARS  AND RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTIONS IN
COMPANIES THAT HAVE PROFITED FROM THE  OPIOID CRISIS……

BESHEAR HAS SENT LETTERS  TO THE KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEMS  AND THE KENTUCKY TEACHERS’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM  URGING THEM TO
STOP INVESTING FUNDS IN THE SIX OPIOID MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS THAT HIS OFFICE IS SUING FOR HELPING FUEL THE
COMMONWEALTH’S DRUG ABUSE……

FIVE DRUG MAKERS AND THE WALGREENS PHARMACY CHAIN ARE BEING SUED…AND BESHEAR SAYS IT APPEARS THAT  KENTUCKY RETIREMENT
SYSTEM  INVESTMENTS IN THE SIX COMPANIES TOTALS  NEARLY 38-MILLION DOLALRS…..AND THE TEACHER RETIRMENT SYSTEM OWNS MORE THAN A
MILLION SHARES BETWEEN  THE SIX COMPANIES……..



MAMMOTH CAVE PROGRAM
06/20/18

TONIGHT…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK IS  HOSTING  “AN EVENING WITH THE STARS”…..

THE PROGRAM BEGINS AT NINE AT THE VISITORS CENTER….WHERE PARTICIPANTS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO VIEW JUPITER AND ITS MOONS
THROUGH TELESCOPES PROVIDED BY THE PARK……

IN THE EVENT OF HEAVILY CLOUDED SKIES…..A  PROGRM WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE NEARBY  AMPHITHEATER…..
AND IN CASE OF SEVERE WEATHER OR HEAVY RAIN THE PROGRAM MAY BE CANCELLED……



WEST
06/20/18

84 YEAR OLD DAVID BRANTLEY WEST OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE……FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNEAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS…..VISITATION
BEGINS AFE THREE-30 THIS AFTERNOON……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WILMA WEST…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; GLEN AND PAM WEST AND JUNIOR AND PAT BRAY OF
SCOTTSVILLE……AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;  PAMELA AND DONALD CAMON AND LISA AILOR ALL OF TENNESSEE AND KIM AND TIMMY
DUKE OF SCOTTSVILLE……11 GRANDCHILDREN AND 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/20/18

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY…..

THE CARDINALS TAKE ON THE PHILLIES IN PHILDELPHIA…..
THE REDS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY   THE TIGERS……
AND THE BRAVES ARE IN TORONTO TO TAKE ON THE BLUEJAYS……







MADDEN HEARING
06/19/18

IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT THIS AFTERNOON…..A STATUS CONFERENCE HAS HELD FOR TIMMOTHY MADDEN WHO’S CHARGED WITH THE MURDER….
SODOMY….. KIDNAPPING…. AND  RAPE  OF SEVEN YEAR OLD GABBIE DOOLIN IN NOVEMBER TWENTY-15……

JUDGE JANET CROCKER HAD APPROVED A MOTION BY MADDEN’S ATTORNEY…. TRAVIS LOCKE….ASKING DOOLIN BE DECLARED INDIGENT AND A
PUBLIC DEFENDER BE APPOINTED….
AT TODAY’S HEARING…..TOM GRIFFITH WHO WAS APPOINTED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ADVOCACY….RECEIVED ALL OF THE
“DISCOVERY”  FROM THE COMMONWEALTH….AND THE ORDER  APPOINTING  GRIFFITH  ALSO DIRECTS LOCKE TO CONTINUE PROVIDING WHAT  
ASSISTANCE HE CAN…..
JUDGE  CROCKER   SAID SHE HOPED THE CASE WASN’T  STARTING  FROM “SQUARE ONE”  AS THE CAPITAL TRIAL DIVISION HAS BEEN MONITORING
THE CASE….WHCIH WAS SET FOR THE TRIAL TO BEGIN JULY 23RD…..THAT DATE WILL NOW BE CONTINUED…..BUT THE TRIAL WILL BE HELD IN
HARDIN COUNTY….
A STATUS REVIEW  IS SET FOR JULY 31ST AT ONE-30  AND A NEW TRIAL DATE WILL BE DISCUSSED AT THIS TIME……



SCHOOL BOARD
06/19/18

IT WAS MOSTLY ROUTINE BUSINESS FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AT THEIR MEETING LAST NIGHT……
ILLNESS WAS A CONTINUING PROBLEM  FOR THE JUST COMPLOETE SCHOOL YEAR…. AS ATTENDANCE  FOR THE DISTRICT  WAS 93-POINT-83
PERCENT…..WHICH WAS DOWN FROM 94-POINT-42 PERCENT FOR THE TWENTY-16-17 SCHOOL YEAR……
IN AN EFFORT TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS FOR THE DISTRICT….THE BOARD APPROVED  EMERGENCY SUBSTITUTE
CERTIFICATON FOR 50-CERTIFIED SUBSTITUTES FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR…..
THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMEN PROVIDES  FIVE NURSES  FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT…..AND  THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR
AN INCREASE IN THEIR FEE FROM 78-THOUSAND DOLLARS  TO 100-THOUSAND….A DISCUSSION WAS HELD  AND ANY DECISION WAS  TABLED UNTIL A
LATER MEETING…..
AND THE BOARD  APPROVED  MOVING THE JULY MEETING FROM THE  16TH TO THE JULY 23RD…….



PLANNING & ZONING
06/18/2018

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…. A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD CONCERNING THE
CONTINUANCE OF THE APRIL 16TH MEETING REGARDING THE APPLICATION FROM DEVELOPER CHAD HARSTON TO DIVIDE PROPERTY ON
RIVERBEND ROAD  INTO 10-SEPARATE LOTS WITH ROAD FRONTAGE…PREVIOUSLY LAND OWNER STEVE HOLDER SHARED CONCERNS THAT PART OF
THE LAND INCLUDED IN THE PROPOSAL WAS  ACTUALLY HIS…AFTER MEETING WITH AN INDEPEDENT SURVEYOR  IT WAS DETERMINED THE PART OF
THE LAND IN QUESTION DID IN FACT BELONG TO  HARSTON AND THE BOARD  UNINIMOUSLY APPROVED  HIS  APPLICATION…..DEVELOPMENT
PARTNER FOR CORNERSTONE POINT SUBDIVIDISION BEN HANSBOROUGH APPEARED BEFORE THE BOARD TO DISCUSS REQUIREMENTS FOR PLANS
TO DEVELOP A 50-TRACT SUBDIVISION LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF KAREN SIMPSON AND ALLEN SPRINGS ROADS…..THE COMMISION TABLED  
MAKING A DECISION UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING…..
SHAWN MCPHERSON ALSO APPEARED BEFORE THE BOARD TO DISCUSS REZONING OF A PROPERTY HE OWNS ON  BOWLING GREEN ROAD FOR
DEVELOPMENT OF A POSSIBLE FOUR-PLEX….REQUIREMENTS FOR BUILDING WERE DISCUSSED AND THE COMMISSION  TABLED  THE MATTER UNTIL
THE NEXT MEETING…..
THE NEXT MEETING OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION WILL BE TUESDAY JUNE 26TH AT 6:00 PM TO DISCUSS THE BUDGET FOR THE
UPCOMING YEAR…..



GOODRUM
06/19/18

84 YEAR OLD LEONA TUCKER GOODRUM OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ROBERT’S TABERNACLE CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; MIKE AND JUDY OF SCOTTSVILLE….A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; GLENNA AND CHARLES
SANDERS OF CAMPBELLSVILLE…..AN AUNT; EUNICE LAMBERT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A NEPHEW; JEFF BROWN OF GLASGOW…….THREE
GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SPORTS
06/19/18

THE PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM WILL HOST A THREE-DAY…..COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE  CAMP…..TOMORRW THRU  FRIDAY…....

THE CAMP IS DESIGNED FOR ALL BOYS  WHO WILL BE IN PRESCHOOL THRU THE EIGHTH GRADE FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR…..

THE CAMP WILL RUN FROM  EIGHT UNTIL NOON EACH DAY  WITH A  FEE OF               40-DOLLARS  PER CAMPER  AND HOUSEHOLDS WITH MORE THAN
ONE CAMPER WILL RECEIVE A DISCOUNT…….AND   SIGN UPS WILL BE TAKEN TOMORROW…..

CAMPERS  WILL ALSO HAVE THE OPTION OF FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH THRU THE SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM……







PAUL’S ATTACKER SENTENCED
06/18/18

SENATOR RAND PAUL’S  NEIGHBOR……WHO ATTACKED HIM WHILE HE WAS DOING YARD WORK BACK IN NOVEMBER ……HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO  
30-DAYS IN PRISON…..

IN HANDING DOWN THE SENTENCE…..SPECIAL  U-S DISTRICT JUDGE MARIANNE BATTANI SAID THE ATTACK WAS A DISPUTE BETWEEN NEIGHBORS….
AND ISOLATED INCIDENT……NOT MOTIVATED BY POLITICS……

PAUL…..WHO  SUFFERED BROKEN RIBS IN THE ATTACK……SAID HE THOUGHT THE 21-MONTHS IN PRISON SOUGHT BY PROSECUTORS WOULD HAVE
BEEN THE APPROPRIATE PUNISHMENT…..

60 YEAR OLD RENE BOUCHE HAD PLED GUILTY  IN MARCH TO  ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS……



TODD JUDGE EXECUTIVE APPOINTED
06/18/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS APPOINTED DEMOCRAT MICHAEL TODD  MANSFIELD…. TO FILL THE OPEN JUDGE EXECUTIVES SEAT IN TODD COUNTY…..

MANSFIELD….WHO WON THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY RACE IN MAY AND HAS NO GENERAL ELECTION OPPONENT IN NOVEMBER……WAS APPOINTED
TO FILL OUT THE TERM OF FORMER JUDGE-EXECUTIVE DARYL GREENFIELD WHO RESIGNED EARLIER THIS YEAR……



MEETINGS
06/18/18

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
LODGGE BOTH MEET AT 7……


THURSDAY MORNING AT 7-30 THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BREAKFAST CLUB MEETS, THE ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETS THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AT 4, HALFREY/DALTON  V-F-W  POST 57-12  MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6 AND THE JAYCEES MEET AT 7…….



SPORTS
06/18/18

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY   MEN’S  HEAD GOLF  COACH….55 YEAR OLD PHILLIP HATCHETT…..WAS KILLED EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING
AFTER  BEING STRUCK BY A VEHICLE  WHILE RIDING HIS BICYCLE WITH A GROUP OF CYCLISTS……

HATCHETT….A 1985 WESTERN GRADUATE……HAD LEAD A RESURGE OF THE MEN’S GOLF PROGRAM SINCE TAKING OVER IN  20-10…..







MEDICAID SUIT
06/15/18

A  U-S DISTRICT JUDGE  IN WASHINGTON  WILL HEAR ARGUMENTS  TODAY  IN THE CASE AGAINST THE COMMONWEALTH’S SWEEPING MEDICAID
CHANGES……A GROUP OF 16 RESIDENTS FILED THE SUIT IN JANUARY…..ARGUING GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S CHANGES TO THE PROGRAM ARE
ILLEGAL……

THE CHANGES…..WHICH ARE TO TAKE EFECT JULY FIRST…..WILL MAKE MANY MEDICAID ENROLLES WORK….VOLUNTEER….OR DO OTHER ACTIVITIES
FOR 80-HOURS A MONTH IN ORDER TO KEEP HEALTH COVERAGE…..
OTHER CHANGES INCLDUE LIMITING ACCESS TO DENTAL AND VISIION SERVICES FOR SOME…..MAKING OTHER ENROLLES PAY PREMIMUMS AND
INSTALLING LOCK-OUT PERIODS FOR NOT MAKING THOSE PAYMENTS…..



PENSION BILL SUIT
06/15/18

THE BEVIN ADMINISTRATION  IS TAKING A NEW APPROACH IN THE PENSION BATTLE LAWSUIT WITH ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR….

A 40-PAGE AMENDED PETITION  WAS FILED YESTERDAY…..ASKING THE JUDGE IN THE CASE TO DISCREDIT SOME OF BESHEAR’S ARGUMENT…..
THE LANGUAGE IN TH EPETITION CENTERS ON THE ONGOING DEBATE ABOUT WHETHER A BILL NEEDS TO BE READ THREE TIMES IN FULL…..AND
ALOUD….FOR IT TO BE PASSED INTO LAW IN KENTUCKY…….



BARLOW
06/15/18

80 YEAR OLD DICKIE BARLOW OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  WEDNESDAY  AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE……FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 11 AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS
AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; JIMMY AND PATRICIA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A SISTER; JACKIE GLASSER OF TENNESSEE…..A
GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES…….……



SPORTS
06/15/18

THE N-C-A-A….DIVISION ONE COUNCIL….HAS APPROVED CHANGES THAT  EASE RULES ON ATHLETE TRANSFERS….

EFFECTIVE  OCTOBER  15TH…..COLLEGE ATHLETES WILL NO LONGER NEED PERMISSION FROM THEIR COACH OR SCHOOL TO TRANSFER AND
RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID FROM ANOTHER SCHOOL…..HOWEVER…..CONFERENCES COULD STILL RESTRICT ATHLETES FROM TRANSFERRING WITHIN
THE LEAGUE….

AND THE COUNCIL ALSO DECIDED THAT  “D-ONE”  FOOTBALL PLAYERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO PLAY IN UP TO FOUR GAMES IN A SEASON WITHOUT
LOSING A YEAR OF ELIGIBILITY IF THEY CAN NO LONGER PLAY BECAUSE OF INJURIES OR “OTHER FACTORS”







CAPITAL PROTEST
06/14/18

THE “POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN”  SAYS IT BEING DENIED ITS RIGHT TO FREE SPEECH AFTER THE KENTUCKY CAPITOL   PUT A NEW POLICY IN PLACE
REGARDING PROTESTERS ENTERING THE BUILDING……
ACCORDING THE  POLICY…..TWO  PROTESTERS CAN ENTER AT A TIME   AND WHEN THEY COME OUT TWO MORE MAY ENTER……

STATE POLICE SAY THE POLICY WAS  PUT IN PLACE  .NOT BECAUSE OF THE GROUPS MESSAGE……BUT BECAUSE OF WHAT THEY SAY WERE
UNLAWFUL ACTS BY PROTESTERS……WHICH INCLUDED BLOCKING TRAFFIC….TAMPERING  WITH PROPERTY INSIDE THE CAPITOL…..DRAWING ON
THE PORCH AND SIDEWALK AT THE GOVERNOR’ MANSION…..AND REFUSING TO LEAVE AFTER CAPITOL HOURS…..

STATE POLICE  ALSO SAID…..SAY OTHER  PROTEST GROUPS  OBTAINED  PERMITS TO PROTEST INSIDE THE CAPITOL…..BUT THE “POOR PEOPLES
CAMPAIGN” DIDN’T…..



COIN FLIP
06/14/18

THE WINNER OF A  DEMOCRATIC MAGISTRATES  RACE IN THE MAY PRIMARY  IN LOGAN COUNTY   HAS BEEN DETERMINED BY THE FLIP OF A  COIN….

PIECES OF PAPER READING HEADS AND TAILS WERE PUT INTO DIFFERENT ENVELOPES AND THE CANDIDATES CHOSE ONE…..THE COIN WAS
FLIPPED AND IT LANDED ON TAILS…..

WHEN THE ENVELOPES WERE OPENED….BOYCE COLES  HAD TAILS   AND  HE WILL MOVE ON TO THE NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION…….



SPORTS
06/14/18

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY STUDENTS WILL NOT LONGER HAVE TO TAKE PART IN TICKET LOTTERIES   FOR FOOTBALL AND MEN’S BASKETBALL
GAMES….AND THEY WILL ALSO NOT HAVE TO KEEP UP WITH PAPER TICKETS FOR ATHLETIC EVENTS…..

U-K  ATHLETICS IS IMPLEMENTING….MOBILE STUDENT TICKETING…..FOR FOOTBALL AND MEN’S BASKETBALL GAMES……

STUDENTS  WILL BE ABLE TO PURCHASE AND USE THEIR TICKETS  WITH THE…..        U-K ATHLETICS  “APP”……

A VARIETY OF SEASON AND SINGLE-GAME PACKAGES WILL BE AVAILABLE…..AS THE COST FOR SINGLE-GAME TICKETS TO FOOTBALL AND MEN’S
BASKETBALL WILL REMAIN 10-DOLLARS……







ARREST
06/13/18

FOLLOWING AN EIGHT MONTH INVESTIGATION……THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK  FORCE HAS ARRESTED SIX INDIVIDUALS ON INDICTMENT
WARRANTS……
23 YEAR OLD BRITTANY N. FARLEY  OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS  OF TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH……
34 YEAR OLD ROBBIE LEE MORRIS OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND ENDANGERING THE
WELFARE OF A MINOR…….
51 YEAROLD TAMMY SUE COFFEE OF HOLLAND IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND ENDANGERING THE
WELFARE OF A MINOR
52 YEAR OLD GREGORY CORNWELL OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING   IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-GREATER OR EQUAL TO 10-
DOSE UNITS AND PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER…..
45 YEAR OLD JEANNIE C. OLIVER OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-GREATER OR EQUAL TO  10-DOSE  
UNITS  AND TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE- LESS THAN 10-DOSE UNITS……
AND 44 YEAR OLD BRUCE DANIEL CARVER OF SCOTTSVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-LESS THAN TWO GRAMS
OF METH, TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO TWO GRAMS OF METH AND PERSISTENT FELONY
OFFENDER…….



MAN EXPOSES HIMSELF
06/13/18

SCOTTSVILLE POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR A MAN WHO EXPOSED HIMSELF AT THE SONIC  MONDAY NIGHT AROUND 11….

THE INDIVIDUA WHO WAS IN A WHITE VAN…… PLACED  AN ORDER….. AND WHEN AN EMPLOYEE BROUGHT IT TO THE VEHICLE…..THE MAN EXPOSED
HIMSELF AND LEFT……

OFFICERS OBTAINED A PICTURE OF THE VAN FROM SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE AND POSTED IT ON SOCIAL MEDIA….WHERE THEY RECEIVED A TIP ….
THAT HAS LED TO A SUSPECT BEING DEVELOPMENT…..
CHARGES ARE PENDING AND AN ARREST IS EXPECTED SOON………….



BLANKENSHIP
06/13/18

90 YEAR OLD MARY BLANKENSHIP OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  YESTERDAY  (TUES) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE.  FUNERAL  SERVICES
WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  GOAD FUNEAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. PLEASANT CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGNS AFTER 11 TOMORROW
(THURS) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; BRENDA AND KIMBIE WILLOUGHBY OF SCOTTSVILLE……FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE………… .



SPORTS
0613/18

CHURCHILL DOWNS IS HOLDING NIGHT RACING SATURDAY NIGHT….AND THOSE IN ATTENDANCE WILL GET A CHANGE TO SEE TRIPLE CROWN
WINNER JUSTITY….. DURING A PARADE THAT WILL INCUDE   A WALKOVER  ON THE MAIN TRACK…..A VISIT TO THE PADDOCK…..AND WINNER’S
CIRCLE…..







CITY COUNCIL
06/12/18

BEFORE LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING….A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD CONCERNING AN APPLICAION FOR A COMMUNTY
DEVELOPMENT BLACK GRANT   FOR THE “L & N” DEPOT RESTORATION….FIVE-POINT-TWO  MILLION DOLLARS IS AVALABLE  FOR COMMUNITY
PROJECTS AND THE CITY  WILL APPLY FOR A 500-THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT…..AND KATY FORD WITH BRADD SAID ABOUT 40-PERCNT OF
APPLICATIONS ARE FUNDED…..
THEN AT THE  CITY COUNCIL MEETING….FINAL APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO THE TWENTY-18-19 BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF NINE-POINT-FOUR MILLION
DOLLARS…… WHICH IS DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM THE CURRENT BUDGET OF NINE-POINT-FIVE MILLION…..MOST OF THE DECLINE  COMES FROM GRANT
PROJECTS THAT HAVE BEEN COMPLETED…….CITY SUPERINTENDENT WILLIAM THOMASON TALKED WITH THE COUINCIL ABOUT WORK BEING DONE  
IN PREPERATION  FOR THE “PIZZA HUT BRIDGE PROJECT…….

THE COUNCIL APPROVED MAYOR ROB CLINE SIGING THE PAPER WORK FOR THE “L & N” DEPOT GRANT……AND THE COUNCIL REAPPOINTED ADAM
TABOR TO THE I-D-A BOARD…….



BOUCHER LOST TEMPER
06/12/18

THE ATTORNEY FOR THE MAN WHO TACKLED SENATOR RAND PAUL AT HIS RESIDENCE LAST NOVEMBER SAYS HE “LOST HIS TEMPER” OVER YARD
DEBRIS ON THEIR PROPERTY  LINE….

THE NEIGHBOR…. 60 YEAR OLD  DR RENE BOUCHER IS ASKING  THE JUDGE TO GRANT PROBATION…..WHILE PROSECUTORS ARE SEEKING  A 21-
MONTH PRISON SENTENCE……

BOUCHER’S ATTORNEY SAID PAUL REPEATEDLY PLACED “UNSLIGHTLY” YARD DEBRIS NEAR THEIR PROPERTY LINE…..AND THE DAY BEFORE THE
ATTACK…..BOUCHER BURNED SOME DEBRIS LAFT BY PAUL….AND THE ENXCT DAY PALY PLACED MORE DEBRIS ON THE SPOT WHERE THE PILE HAD
BEEN BURNED……

BOUCNER HAS PLEAD GUILTY TO ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS AND SENTENCING IS SET FOR FRIDAY……



ATNIP
06/12/18

54 YEAR OLD TERESA KAY ATNIP OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO
AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TOMORROW (WED) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BRIAN AND BRITTANY OF BOWLING GREEN…..A DAUGHTER; DANA STEPHENS…..HER MOTHER;
LINDA SHORT…..AND HER FATHER; JIMMY BROWN  ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……A BROTHER; MASTER SERGEANT DANIEL SHORT OF FLORIDA…..AND A
SISTER;  JAMIE WRIGHT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVES……..



SPORTS
06/12/18

THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER  “SHARP SHOOTERS” PLACED 41ST…..IN A FIELD OF 63 ELEMENTARY ARCHERY TEAMS…..AT THE NATIONAL ARCHERY IN
SCHOOLS PROGRAM WORLD   TOURNAMENT   JUNE SEVENTH  IN  LOUISVILLE……WHERE THE TEAM PLACED  21ST AMONG  THE 37-KENTUCKY
SCHOOL PARTICIPATING……

THE “SHARP SHOOTERS”…..CONPOSED OF 17-FIFTH GRADERS  AND SEVEN FOURTH GRADERS  POSTED A  TOTAL SCORE OF   28-HUNDRED-60…….
WHICH WAS AN IMPROVEMENT FROM THEIR   27-HUNDRED-97 SCORE LAST MONTHE IN THE EASTERN NATOINALS……AND REPRESENTED THEIR
HIGHEST SCORE IN THEIR 10-EVENTS THIS SCHOOL YEAR…..







RETIREES INCREASE
06/11/18

NEARLY 13-HUNDRED MORE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES THAT EXPECTED  IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..CHOSE TO RETIRE DURING THE FISCAL YEAR THAT
ENDS THIS MONTH…..CREATING AN 18-PERCENT SPIKE IN THE ALREADY CASH-STRAPPED KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTESM……AND THOSE
NUMBERS COULD GET EVERN MORE DRAMATRIC IN AUGUST…..WHICH IS TRADITIONALY THE MOST PER RETIEMRN MONT FOR STATE WORKERS….

THE LARGEST SURGE IN RETIREMENTS…….30-PERCENT…….CAME FROM STATE GOVERNMENT…..COMPARED TO A RELATIVELY MORE MODEST 10-
PERCENT INCREASE IN RETIREMENTS FROM LOCAL GOVERNMENTS…..
STATE WORKERS SAY  BUDGET CUTS OVER THE LAST DECADE….AND REDUCTIONS IN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS….INCLUDING PENSIONS…..HAVE MADE
STATE EMPLOYMENT FAR LESS ATTRACTIVE…..

OVERALL……THE COMMONWEALTH’S  WORKFORCE TODAY IS ABOUT ONE-FOURTH SMALLER THAN IT WAS A DECADE AGO…..WITH ROUGHLY  36-
THOUSAND EMPLOYEES…….



SALMONELLA OUTBREAK
06/11/18

HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY A SALMONELLA OUTBREAK…..LINKED TO PRE-CUT MELON… HAS SICKENED 60 PEOPLE IN ILLINOIS…..INDIANA…..MICHIGAN…..
MISSIOURI….AND OHIO……...

THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION SAY CAITO FOODS HAS RECALLED PRE-CUT WAERMELONS…..HONEYDEW MELONS…..
CANTALOUPE…..AND FRUIT MEDLEY CONTAINING   AT LEAST ONE OF THE  MELONS PRODUCED AT ITS FACILITY IN INDIANAPOLIS…….
THE FRUIT…..WHICH  WAS ALSO DISTRIBUTED IN KENTUCKY……GEORGIA….AND NORTH CAROLINA….WAS SOLD IN CLEAR PLASTIC   CLAMSHELL
CONTAINERS AT COSTCO…..KROGER….. PAYLESS….. OWEN’S….SPROUTS…..TRADER JOE’S….. WALGREENS….. WALMART……AND WHOLE
FOODS/AMAZON………..



MEETINGS
06/11/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

CITY COUNCIL AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 6 AND HALF-WAY LODGE AND THE BEE KEEPERS BOTH MEET AT 7……

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS TOMORROW MORNING AT 9 AND THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT
5……

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



TRAUGHBER
06/11/18

70 YEAR OLD GLEN THOMAS TRAUGHBER THE THIRD  OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT T-W CROW AND SON  FUNERAL HOME WITH BUTIAL IN MT. OLIVET CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PAT HAZEL TRAUGHBER…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; DENEEN SALVAGGIO AND REBA AND GARY
DRUMMOND…..AND TWO SONS; DINO BALES AND ROCCO SALVAGGIO ALL OF INDIANA…… THREE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; NANCY AND
JERRY ATWOOD OF SCOTTSVILLE, ANITA KENDALL OF TENNESSEE AND NONI AND JIMMY JOHNSON OF ADOLPHUS…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-
LAW; DAVID AND DONNA OF ADOLPHUS AND CODY OF  TENNESSEE…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; FREDDIE SMITH OF INDIANA……EIGHT
GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/11/18

PATRIOT JUNIOR GOLFER….OWEN STAMPER……HAS BEEN SELECTED  AS ONE OF TWO…..TWENTY-18 WINNERS OF THE “JUSTIN THOMAS GRANT”…….

THE 25-HUNDRED DOLLAR GRANT   IS AWARDED THROUGH THE KENTUCKY GOLF FOUNDATON   AND MADE POSSIBLE  BY P-G-A GOLFER JUSTIN
THOMAS……WHOSE FUND PROVIDES  THE GRANTS   TO  A KENTUCKY JUNIOR GOLFERS  WHOSE PERFORMANCE  RECORD DEMONSTRATES THEY
HAVE THE  POTENTIAL TO PLAY AT THE COLLEGIATE LEVEL….
THE GRANT MUST BE USED TO COVER COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH COMPETING IN AN EVENT LIMITED EXCLUSIVELY TO JUNIOR GOLFERS……

STAMPER SHARES THE HONOR WITH WHITNEY MESSER…..A SENOR AT BARBOURVILLE HIGH SCHOOL……







ACCIDENT-WARREN
06/08/18

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…..STATE POLICE RECEIVED A CALL FOR ASSISTANCE FROM THE BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT……IN REFERENCE
TO AN A PURSUIT  IN WARERN COTY….AS THE DRIVER WAS WANTED ON 18 SEPARATE FELONY AND MISDEMENANOR CHARGES……

TROOPER ASHCON KARBASI WAS  TRAVELING EAST ON  CEMETERY ROAD TO ASSIST…..AND WAS  ATTEMPTING  TO PASS TWO VEHICLES IN FRONT OF
HIM….. WHEN THE TWO-THOUSAND-ONE  F-150  DRIVEN BY  35 YEAR OLD TIMOTHY TABOR OF SCOTTSVILLE  STEERED INTO THE WESTBOUND LAND
TO AVOID COLLIDING WITH A  TWO-THOUSAND-TWO  TOYOTA   S-U-V  OPERATED BY  57 YEAR OLD TAMMY WELDON OF BOWLING GREEN…..
THE FRONT OF THE CRUISER THEN COLLIDED WITH THE REAT BUMPER OF THE PICKUP…….CAUSING I TO  HIT THE WELDON VEHICLE….AND THEN
LEAVE THE ROADWAY……

ALL THREE DRIVERS WERE TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN WHERE THEY WERE TREATED AND RELEASED…..



SIMPSON MAN SENTENCED
06/08/18

A WOODBURN MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED  IN FEDERAL COURT TO 15-MONTHS IN PRISON  FOR THREE FELONY VIOLATONS OF THE FEDERAL
ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES PROTECTION ACT…..

60 YEAR OLD GARY WOMACK HAD PLEAD GUILTY TO THE CHARGES IN MARCH…..

THE CASE RESULTED FROM A THREE YEAR UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION….BY PARK SERVICE AGENTS AND THE F-B-I…..BASED ON ALLEGATIONS
THAT WOMACK POSSESSED HUMAN REMAINS WHICH ORIGINATED FROM MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK……



ARREST
06/08/18

A BOWLING GREEN MAN IS FACING SEVERAL CHARGES FOLLOWING A PURSUIT….
AUBURN POLICE HAD ASKED THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  TO LOCATE  A STOLEN VEHICLE…..BUT WHEN DEPUTIES LOCATED IN
ON BARRNE RIFER DAM ROAD…..IT SPED  OFF…..

THE DRIVER….STEVEN R. LOGSDON…..ABANDONED THE VEHICLE ON STUMP BLUFF ROAD…..BUT WAS LATER APPREHENDED AND CHARGED WITH
FLEEING OR EVADING…..WANTON ENDANGERMENT…..RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AND SEVERAL OTHER CHARGED……



SPORTS
06/08/18

AN ITALIAN  COURT HAS RULED IN FAVOR OF WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….IN A        15-YEAR-LONG COURT CASE…..INVOLVING BIG RED……

W-K-U PREVIOUS  SUED THE ITALIN ENTERTAINMENT GROUP…..MEDIASET IN TWO-THOUSAND-THREE……CLAIMING  A SIMILAR LOOKNG CHARACTER
IS BASED ON BIG RED……

THE SCHOOL DIDN’T PREVAIL IN ITS CASE……BUT  BIG RED CREATOR RALPH CARY REFILED THE CASE……







MINTON RULING
06/07/18

KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT CHIEF JUSTICE….JOHN MINTON-JUNIOR….. HAS DENIED A REQUEST BY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN   TO DISQUALIFY A
JUDGE FROM RULING ON A  LAWSUIT CHALLENGING THE LEGALITY   OF  A BILL THAT OVERHAULS THE COMMONWEALTH’S  PENSION SYSTEM……

FRANKLIN CIRCUIT JUDGE PHILLIP SHEPHERD  HAS THE CASE…..BEVIN’S ATTORNEY ASKED HIM TO RECUSE HIMSELF BECAUSE HE BELONGS TO
ONE OF KENTUCKY’S RETIREMENT SYSTEMS……ANE WHEN HE REFULED…...BEVIN ASKED MINTON  TO REPLACE HIM…….



COMMERICAL VEHICLE FIRE
06/07/18

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO A COMMERICAL VEHICLE FIRE……ON THE NATCHER PARKWAY……YESTERDAY MORNING…..

51 YEAR OLD WILLIAM BRANSCUM OF NANCY…..PULL   HIS A TWENTY-10 INTERNATIONAL SEMI-TRUCK   ONTO THE SHOULDER WHERE  THE CAB  
BECAME  ENGULFED IN FLAMES…...THE FIRE  WAS CONTAINED TO THE TRUCK AND  DID NOT IGNITE THE LIQUID FERTILIZER BEING TRANSPORTED IN
THE TANKER……

ALL LANES  OF THE PARKWAY WERE TEMPORARILY CLOSSED WHILE THE FIRE WAS CONTAINED…….



WHITNEY
06/07/18

73 YEAR OLD LAURA  JO “JODY” WHITNEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TODAY (THURS) AT
12NOON AT PLEASANT GROVE CEMETERY…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; TRACY…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; FRANKIE AND SARAH CALVERT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO
GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……:



SPORTS
06/07/18

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM  WILL BEGIN  A NEW…..FOUR-YEAR SERIES …..AGAINST LOUISVILLE  BEGINNING IN   TWENTY-
19….

THE TOPPERS AND CARDINALS   WILL  MEET FOR THE 80TH TIME  AT  BRIDGESTONE ARENA ON A  DATE YET  TO BE DETERMINED…..THE 20-20 GAME
WIL BE PLAYED IN LOUISVILLE…..THE 20-21 GAME WILL BE HELD IN BOWLING GREEN….AND THE 20-22 GAME WILL TAKE PLACE IN LOUISVILLE……

WESTERN AND LOUISVILLE FIRST MET   IN 1926….AND THE CARDINALS LEAD THE SERIES…..40-TO-39……..







KY ELECTION TURNOUT
06/06/18

DESPITE  CROWDED BALLOTS…..MASSIVE NUMBERS OF KENTUCKY’S  REGISTERED VOTERS DECIDED TO SKIP LAST MONTH’S PRIMARY ELECTION…..
IN THE COMMONWEALTH  23-PPOINT-FIVE PERCENT OF REGISTERED VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS…...WHILE IN ALLEN COUNTY THE VOTER
TURNOUT  WAS 28-POINT THREE PERCENT…..
IN AT LEAST 17 COUNTIES….FEWER THAN 20-PERCENT OF VOTERS WENT TO THE POLLS……WITH KENTON COUNTY RECORDING THE LOWEST
TURNOUT AT  10-POINT-ZERO-ONE PERCENT……
THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS CERTIFIED RESULTS YESTERDAY…WITH THE EXCEPTON OF A JEFFERSON COUNTY JUDICIAL RACE  WHERE THE
TOP  VOTE GETER DIED THE DAY AFTER THE ELECTION…..AND ONLY   17-VOTES SEPARATE THE SECOND AND THIRD PLACE FINISHERS……

THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE RECEIVED MORE THAN  120-COMPLAINTS ON ELECTON DAY WITH INVESTIGATORS CONTINUE TO LOOK INTO
THREE OF THOSE…..
IN ADDITION…..THE ATTORNEY GENERL’S OFFIE RECEIVED 318 COMPLAINTS ON ELECTION DAY……AND   81 OF THOSE HAVE BEEN REFERRED TO
INVESTIGATORS……



FATAL-WARREN
06/06/18

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT AT THE INTER-SECTION  OF RUSSELLVILLE ROAD AND PETROS ROAD…..NEAR THE WARREN/LOGAN COUNTY LINE
YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…. CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE  SAY 77 YEAR OLD LILLIE REMOUR OF AUBURN WAS  EAST BOUND ON RUSSELLVILLE ROAD IN HER TWO-THOUSAND-ONE HONDA…..
WHEN SHE   HIT A TWENTY-16  VOLVO SEMI-TRACTOR/TRAILER  DRIVEN BY 62 YEAR  OLD HOWARD BRADLEY  OF BROWER IN THE REAR….AS HE WAS
TURNING FROM  PETROS ROAD ONTO RUSSELLVILE ROAD….

REMOUR WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THE SCENE BY THE WARREN COUNTY CORONER……



MARION MAN CHARGED
06/06/18

A MARION COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN  ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEATH OF HIS WIFE…..

STATE POLICE  SERVIED AN INDICTMENT  WARRANT ON 45 YEAR OLD HOWARD SUMMERS  OF LEBANON MONDAY…..CHARING HIM WITH MURDER,
TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE AND POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A CONVICTED FELON…..

SUMMERS IS BELIEVED  TO BE RESPONSIBLE  FOR THE DEATH F OF HIS WIFE….. .SUSANNE…..IN DECEMBER OF TWENTY-14……..



TENNESSEE MAN ARRESTED
06/06/18

A TENNESSEE MAN WANTED IN THE KILLING OF HIS BOSS IN NASHVILLE MONDAY WAS APPREHENDED ON I-65 NEAR BOWLING GREEN…..

36 YEAR OLD DOMENIC MICHELI…..KILLED HIS FORMER  BOSS 46 YEAR OLD JOEL PAAVOLA WITH A HATCHER AND ANOTHER BLADED INSTRUMENT  AT
THE BALANCE TRAINING CENTER  IN NASHVILLE…..
PAAVOLA…. WHO HAD FIRE MICHELI   14-MONTHS AGO….WAS ASSISTING CLIENTS  WITH WORKOUTS  WHEN HE WAS ATTACKED…….



WHITE
06/06/18

83 YEAR OLD JOYCE LANE WHITE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (TUES) AT ALIVE HOSPICE IN NASHVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW
(THURS) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO ALIVE HOSPICE…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JOSEPH AND LIBBY OF TENNESSEE AND DALE AND LISA OF NORTH CAROLINA…….TWO
BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; HAROLD AND LUDY LANE OF FLORIDA AND DONALD AND RITA LANE OF SCOTTSVILLE……A SISTER; FERN
BROWNFIELD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO SISTERS-IN-LAW; ANN LANE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND PATSY LANE OF TENNESSEE…. AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW;
ROGER WHITE OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/06/18

THE PATRIOT BASKETBALL TEAM WILL HOST A THREE-DAY…..COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE  CAMP…..JUNE 20TH D THRU 22ND…..

THE CAMP IS DESIGNED FOR ALL BOYS  WHO WILL BE IN PRESCHOOL THRU THE EIGHTH GRADE FOR THE UPCOMIN SCHOOL YEAR…..

THE CAMP WILL RUN FROM  EIGHT UNTIL NOON EACH DAY  WITH A  FEE OF    40-DOLLARS  PER CAMPER  AND HOUSEHOLDS WITH MORE THAN ONE
CAMPER WILL RECEIVE A DISCOUNT…….NO PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AS SIGN UPS WILL BE TAKEN THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP……

CAMPERS  WILL ALSO HAVE THE OPTION OF FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH THRU THE SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM……







COLLEGE ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
06/05/18

THE COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION IS CONSIDERING A PROPOSAL  TO CHANGE THE  MINIMUM GUIDELINES   FOR  ADMISSION TO
KENTUCKY’S PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES….

STUDENTS WANTING TO ENTER  A STATE-SUPPORTED….FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION NEED A MINIMUM  HIGH  SCHOOL   G-P-A  OF TWO-POINT-FIVE
PERCENT…. ALTHOUGH STUDENTS WOULD BE ALLOWED TO SET HIGHER ADMISSION STANDARDS……

STUDENTS WITH A LOWER  G-P-A COULD STILL BE ACCEPTED…..BUT THEY WOULD HAVE TO ENTER INTO A LEARNING CONTRACT WITH THE
COLLEGE THAT WOULD INCLUDE A NUMBER OF SUPPORT SERVICES…..SUCH AS REMEDIAL CLASSES AND MENTORING…..

STUDENTS WHO DECLINE TO COMMIT TO A LEARNING CONTRACT WOULD BE REFERRED TO A COMMUNITY OR TECHNICAL COLLEGE…..



ACTIVISTS DENIED ENTERY TO CAPITAL
06/05/18

ANTI-POVERTY ACTIVISTS  WERE  DENIED GROUP ACCESS INTOTHE KENTUCKY CAPITAL YESTERDAY…..FOLLOWING AN OUTDOOR RALLY WHERE THE
FIRST  WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAID WERE DENOUNCED….

ABOUT 400-PEOPLE DEMONSTRATED  IN FRONT OF THE STATE HOUSE  AND MANY OF THEM MARCHED TO THE FRONT DOORS HOPING TO
ENTER……HOWEVER….THEY WERE TOLD BY OFFICERS THAT ONLY TWO COULD ENTER AT A TIME…AND WHEN THEE EEITED  ANOTHER TWO WOULD
BE ALLOWED IN….

ACCORDING TO TROOPER   JOSH LAWSON…..PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMANDER FOR STATE POLICE HEADQUARTERS……OFFICERS LIMITED ACCESS
BECAUSES THE GROUP DIDN’T SEEK APPROVAL TO PROTEST INSIDE THE BUILDING…..



BARN FIRE
06/05/18

A BARN FIRE ON OLD GAINESVILLE ROAD WAS A TOTAL LOSS……
THE STRUCTUE CONTAINED    250 ROLLS OF HAY…..TWO TRACTORS….A ROLLER…. AND A SIDE-BY-SIDE……
IT’S THOUGHT   SPONTANEUS COMBUSTION……IN THE ROLLS OF WHEAT HAY….. IS WHAT IGNITED THE  BLASÉ….

AROUND  40 FIREFIGHTERS FROM   DEPARTMENT BATTLED THE FIRE FOR ABOUT TWO HOURS BEFORE BRINGING IT UNDER CONTROL……







GLASGOW FARMER DISCIPLINED
06/05/18

THE U-S DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SAYS A BARREN COUNTY FARMER HAS BEEN DISCIPLINED FOR FAILING TO PROOERY PAY FOREIGN WORKERS….

CHRISTOPHER LEE SMITH  HAS BEEB BARRED FROM APPLYING FOR CERTIFICATION TO REQUEST TEMPORARY  FOREIGN WORKERS UNDER THE  
VISA PROGRAM FOR THREE YEARS….AND HE HAS ALSO BEEN FIEND MORE THAN 35-THOUSAND DOLLARS………

INVESTIGATORS SAY SMITH  FAILED TO REIMBURSE WORKERS FOR TRANSPORTATION AND FOR THEIR VISA EXPENSES…..AND ALSO HE DIDN’T PAY
WORKERS THE REQUIRED MINIMUM WAGE…..AND   FAILED  TO PAY THEM ON TIME……



CLINTON INMATE FOUND
06/05/18

AN ESCAPEE FROM THE CLINTON COUNTY JAIL DIDN’T HAVE HIS FREEDOM LONG….
STATE POLICE  WERE NOTIFIED SUNDAY   THAT   32-YEAR-OLD  RYAN TWEEDY OF PADUCAH HAD ESCAPED…..

TROOPERS LOCATED TWEEDY ABOUT AN HOUR LATER IN AN  ABANDONED TRUCK AND HE WAS  RETURNED  TO THE JAIL….WHERE HE’S  FACING
ADDITIONAL CHARGES…………



SPORTS
06/05/18

FORMER  UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ATHLETIC DIRECTOR…..C-M-NEWTON…..HAS DIED AT THE AGE OF 88….

NEWTON’S BASKETBALL CAREER SPANNED  50-YEARS AS HE  WAS A MEMBER OF THE WILDCATS  1951  N-C-A-A CHAMPONSHIP TEAM…..

HE ALSO  HAD A 509 AND 375 COACHING RECORD FOLLOWING STINTS AT TRANSYLVANIA  COLLEGE….ALABANMA…..AND VANDERBILT…….







SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM
06/04/18

AGAIN THIS SUMMER…..THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS PARTICIPATING IN THE….“SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM”…..WHICH
BEGINS TODAY AND RUNS THRU JULY 31ST…..
THE PROGRAM PROVIDES BREAKFAST AND LUNCH….MONDAY THRU FRIDAY…FOR THOSUE 18 YEARS OLD AND YOUNGER…..AT VARIOUS SITES….

BREAKFAST IS SERVED AT THE CORE AND THE HIGH SCHOOL FROM SEVEN-30 TO EIGHT-30…..…..

LUNCH IS SERVED  AT THE HIGH SCHOOL FRONM 10-30 TO 12-30…….THE HOUSING AUTHORITY AND COUNTRY PLACE APARTMENTS FROM 11 TO 11-
25……ALCO APARTMENTS FROM 11-35 TO NOON……AT THE CORE FROM 11-45 TO 12-30……AT THE LAW ENFORCEMENR CNER FROM 12 TO 112-30…..
AND AT LANDMARK APARTMENTS FROM 12-10 TO 12-30….

LUNCH WILL ALSO BE SERVED AT THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY JULY 10TH, 12TH, 17TH, 19TH,  24TH AND 26TH…..



ROAD WORK
06/04/18

CREWS FROM THE BOWLING GREEN….KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET OFFICE    WILL BE WORKING ON  NUMBER OF PREVENTIVE
MAINTENANCE PROJECTS THIS WEEK  IN BARREN…..MONROE…..AND TODD COUNTIES….

TODAY AND TOMORROW….CREWS WILL BE WORKING IN TODD COUNTY ON KENTUCKY ONE-ZERO-SEVEN….FROM  MILE POINT EIGHT TO 10…..
CREWS WILL MOVE ONTO  KENTUCKY 12-97 IN BARREN COUNTY….WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY….FROM MILE POINT  SEVEN TO NINE-POINT-FIVE…….
AND THE WORK WILL WRAP-UP  FRIDAY  ON KENTUCKY  TWO-16  IN MONROE COUNTY……..




HENSON
06/04/18

99 YEAR OLD CHRISTINE HOWELL HENSON OF THE BOYCE COMMUNITY DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB……FUNERAL
SERVICES FOR THE TRAMMEL NATIVE WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO-30 AT BEECH GROVE GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH  WITH BURIAL IN
THE CHURCH CEMETERY….. VISITAION BEGINS AFTER  12NOON WEDNESDAY  AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…AND AFTER 10 THURSDAY MORNING AT THE
CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; RANDALL AND DAPHANA…..AND A DAUGHTER; RITA HENSON  ALL OF ALVATON……FOUR
GRANDCHILDREN, NINE GREAT-GRANDCHIDLREN AND TWO GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……







CANADIAN GRILL MAKER
06/01/18

A CANADIAN GRILL AND COOKWARE MAKER IS GOING TO LOCATE IN BOWLING GREEN….

CROWN VERITY U-S-A  WILL BUILD A 60-THOUSAND-SQUARE-FOOT FACILITY….ITS FIRST IN THE U-S…….IN THE KENTUCKTY TRANSPARK…

THE FACILITY WILL INCLUDE SPACE FOR PRODUTION OF GRILLS AND OTHER COOKING EQUIPMENT…..AS-WELL-AS  STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION…..
PLANS CALL FOR CROWN VERITY TO BEGIN DISTRIBUTION  OF ITS AMERICAN-MARKET PRODUCTS STARTING  NEXT YEAR…….



MANHUNT
06/01/18

THE MANHUNT FOR 31 YEAR OLD STEVEN WIGGINS….WHO’S WANTED IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF DICKSON COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF DANIEL
BAKER….. CONTINUES….

BAKER WAS KILLED WEDNESDAY MORNING AFTER RESPONDING TO A CALL ABOUT A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE….

WIGGINS…..WHO’S BEEN ADDED TO THE T-B-I’s  TOP-10 MOST WANTED LIST…. IS CONSIDERED TO BE ARMED AND DANGEROUS…..
AS THE REWARD FOR HAS CAPTURE  HAS NOW GROWN  TO 45-THOUSAND DOLLARS……



STEPHENS
06/01/18

80 YEAR OLD RUSSELL D. STEPHENS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10
TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY FIVE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DAVID AND TONYA STEPHENS, ROBERT STEPHENS, STACY STEPHENS AND MICHALL HOLLAND
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE AND JEFFERY STEPHENS OF PENNSYLVANIA…..TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; J-D AND JUDY OF MT. WASHINGTON AND
REX AND VANESSA OF HOLLAND…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; VIRGINIA AND NORMAN CROWE OF FERN CREEK AND LINDA VIBBERT
OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..13 GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
06/01/18

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT  OF FISH AND WILDLIFE’S….FREE FISHING WEEK-END……. IS TOMORROW AND SUNDAY…..DNAY….

AN ANNUAL EVENT SINCE 1992….FREE FISHING WEEK-END OFFERS RESIDENTS AND NON-RESIDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO FISH KENTUCKY
WATERS WITHOUT A LICENSE OR PERMIT….
.
HOWEVER…LIMITS ON THE SIZE AND NUMBER OF FISH THAT ANGLERS MAY KEEP  STILL APPLY……







MAYES
05/31/18

75 YEAR OLD BARBARA  ANN  MAYS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERLA HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER FOUR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; RONALD MAYES…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; RHONDA AND MICHAEL BACHSCHMIDT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A
BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; MORRIS AND BETTY DOUGLAS OF ALVATON……AND A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; LINDA AND LARRY STOVALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDDHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



MCGUFFEY
05/31/18

62 YEAR OLD THOMAS CLAYPOOL MCGUFFEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE……MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS
OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE CENTER FOR COURAGEOUS KIDS……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; RITA COOK MCGUFFEY…..TWO SONS; WESLEY AND JOHN BOTH OF BRANDENBURG……A DAUGHTER; MEREDITH FUQUA
OF SCOTTSILLE….TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; KEN MCGUFFEY AND WIFE PATRICIA HARSTON OF INDIANA AND BUEL AND GAIL  MCGUFFEY
OF SCOTTSVILLE…. AND A SISTER; PAMELA MCGUFFEY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/31/18

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM LAST NIGHT…..AS SOUTH WARREN DEFEATED AC/S  IN THE FOURTH REGION
SEMI-FINALS 11 TO ONE……


IN THE OTHER SEMI-FINAL GAME…..
WARREN EAST BLANKED FRANKLIN/SIMPSON 11 TO NOTHING…..

FOURTH REGION SEMI-FNAL BASEBALL GAME SAW…..
RUSSELL COUNTY SHUT-OUT FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TWO TO NOTHING…..
AND BOWLING GREEN BEAT CUMBERLAND COUNTY 12 TO TWO……


CONFERENCE  U-S-A BASKETBALL WILL HAVE A DIFFERENT LOOK THIS SEASON…. WITH A MAJOR CHANGE  TO THE LEAGUE’S 18-GAME  CONFERENCE
SCHEDULE…..

EVERY TEAM WILL PLAY 14-GAMES GAMES AGAINST LEAGUE OPPONENTS…..
THEN THE LEAGUE WILL BE SEEDED INTO A POD SYSTERM…..BASED ON THEIR LEAGUES STANDING AFTER THE 14-GAMES…..AND CONFERNENCE U-
S-A WILL THEN ANNOUCE EVERY TEAMS REMAINING SCHEDULE TO COMPLETE THE REGUALR SEASON……FILLING PREDETERMINED DATES…..







POLICE AWARDS
05/30/18

A GOOD CROWD WAS ON HAND LAST NIGHT…..AS THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT HELD THEIR ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY……

AMONG THE AWARDS PRESENTED WERE…..
THE CIVILIAN  AWARD TO PETE VAUGHN AND BRENDA RICH……
TELEMCOMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR….. MADIE CALVERT…..
OFFICER OF THE YEAR…. OFFICER TOM SUOY……
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD WAS PRESENTED TO THE FAMILY OF TRUMAN MAYS…..
AND THE LIFETIME DEDICATION OF SERVICE AWARD WENT TO DETECTIVE  TED SEAMAN……



RANE TO UPGRADE
05/30/18

RANE PRECISION  DIE CASTING IN RUSSELLVILLE ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT PLANS TO INVEST  FIVE-POINT-EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS   IN NEW
EQUIPMENT….. TOOLING…..AND  UPGRADES  AND RETAIN MORE  THAN  170 JOBS…..

FOUNDED IN 1956 BY ROCKWELL CORPORATION….RAND MANUFACTURES HIGH-PRESSURE ALUMINUM DIE-CAST STEERIGN AND COMPRESSOR
COMPONENTS FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY…….

THE FACILITY WAS SOLD IN 1989….AND THAT BEGAN A  SERIES F OWNERSHIP AND NAME CHANGER……CUTMINATING WITH RANE-MADRAS
PURCHASING THE COMPANY EARLIER THIS YEAR……



SPORTS
05/30/18

AFTER BEING POSTPONED YESTERDAY……THE FOURTH REGION BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS CONTINUE TODAY AT WESTERN
KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY…..

IN THE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT…..
RUSSELL COUNTY GOES AGAINST FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..
AND CUMBERLAND COUNTY TAKES ON BOWLING GREEN…..

IN THE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT…..
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON TANGLES WITH WARREN EAST……
AND THE LADY PATRIOTS PLAY SOUTH WARREN…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING
AROUND FIVE-45



MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER IS ADDING CINCINNATI IN ITS LATEST ROUND OF EXPANSION……THE ADDITON BRINGS  MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCOR TO A 26-
TEAM LEAGUE……

CINNCINNATI WILL JOIN THE LEAGUE NEXT SEASON….AND WILL PLAY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI’S FOOTBALL STADIUM ….WHILE A 21-
THOUSAND SEAT  SOCCER  STADIUM IS BUILT……

NASHVILLE GOT ONE OF THE TWO EXPANSION SPOTS LAST YEAR…..BUT THE LEAGUE HELD OFF PICKING THE OTHER TESM FROM AMONG
SACRAMENTO….. DETROIT……AND CINCINNATI……







FATAL-ALLEN
05./29/18

A TWO VEHICLE  ACCIDENT IN SCOTTSIVLLE CLAIMED A LIFE…..

STATE POLICE  WERE CALLED TO THE ACCIDENT….INVOLVING A COMMERCIAL VEHICLE…..AT  THE INTER-EAXCTION  OF NEW GALLATIN ROAD AND
FRANKLIN ROAD….

51 YEAR OLD DANNY HARLESS OF TENNESSEE WAS DRIVING A  TWO-THOUSAND       G-M-C PICK-UP ON FRANKLIN ROAD  AND FAILED TO YIELD THE
RIGHT OF WAY AT THE TRAFFIC SIGNALE…..AND PULLED INTO THE PATH OF A  TWENTY-12 KENWORTH OPERATED BY    27 YEAR OLD  DELVIN BROWN
OF NORTH CAROLINA……

HARLESS…..WHO WAS NOT WEARING A SEAT BELT…..DIED AT THE SCENE……



BG MAN PLEADS GUILTY
05/29/18

A BOWLING GREEN MAN HAS PLEAD GUILTY…..IN FEDERAL COURT….TO MULTIPLE DRUG AND FIREARM OFFENSES….

40 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL L COMPTON ADMITTED TO AIDING AND ABETTING THE KNOWING AND INTENTIONAL POSSESSION WITH INTENT
TO DISTRIBUATE METH  MARIJUANA…..HE ALSO ADMMITTED TO MANUFACTURING METH…….AND BEING A PROHIBITED PERSON IN POSSESSION OF
FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION……

SENTENCING  IS SET FOR AUGUST 27TH……AND COMPTON   FACES UP TO 65-YEARS IN PRISON…...A FINE OF UP TO   TWO-POINT-SEVEN MILLION
DOLLARS….AND THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE……



BOAT EXPLODES
05/19/18

A BOAT EXPLOSION ON KENTUCKY  LAKE INJURED  EIGHT PERSONS….

FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICERS SAY THE 32-FOOT CRUISER WAS A TURTLE  BAY MARINA WHEN THE BLAST OCCURRED…..THE EXPLOSION CAME AFTER
THE ENGINE  WAS STARTED WHILE THE BOAT WAS TIED TO THE FUEL ISLAND……

THE BOAT  WAS COMPLETELY DESTROYED  SCATTERED   FOR 100-YARDS…..



WHITE
05/29/18

76 YEAR OLD PAT COOKSEY WHITE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (WED) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNEAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE
THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A  SISTER; MARY ANN OGLES OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO NIECES; BARBARA WADE AND HUSBAND JOE AND KAREN SHOCKLEY AND
HUSBAND BRO. ROY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….TWO GREAT-NEPHEWS, TWO GREAT-NIECES, TWO GREAT-GREAT-NEPHEWS AND THREE GREAT-GREAT-
NIECES ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/29/18

AT THE FOURTH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY….. LADY PATRIOTS ADVANCED TO THE  SEMI-FINALS….AS THEY DEFEATED THE LOGAN
COUNTY LADY COUGARS   ONE TO NOTHING…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS WILL BE TAKING ON SOUTH WARREN TONIGHT……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
05/25/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE SATISTICS….THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY FELL FROM
THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT IN MARCH TO THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT IN APRIL….AND THIS APRIL’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO BELOW THE THREE-
POINT-NINE PERCENT RECORDED IN APRIL   OF LAST YEAR…..

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..JOBLESS RATES FELL  IN ALL 120 COUNTIES……
WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT TWO-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT…..
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED  THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE AT 11-POINT-NINE PERCENT…….



GRADUATION
05/25/18

THE 44TH COMMENCEMENT FOR ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL IS TONIGHT……AT SIX-30…..IN PATRIOT GYM……
FOLLOWING GRADUATION……UP-ALL-NIGHT ACTIVITIES WILL BEGIN  AT MIDNIGHT  AND LAST UNTIL SIX TOMORROW MORNING……



MEMORIAL DAY DRIVING
05/25/18



THE OFFICIAL START OF SUMMER……THE LONG MEMORIAL DAY WEEK-END IS HERE…AND ACCORDING TO  TRIPLE “A”  .ALMOST 42-MILLON WILL
TRAVELING THIS HOLIDEY WEEK-END……WITH  ONE-POINT-EIGHT MILLION TRAVELING BY AUTOMOBILE…..WHICH IS UP THREE-POINT-THREE
PERCENT FROM  LAST  YEAR…… THE ANNUAL “CLICK IT OR TICKET” CAMPAIGN IS ALSO UNDERWAY….AND AUTHORITIES WILL BE WORKING TO KEEP
THE ROADWAYS SAFE…..

THE OFFICIAL HOLIDAY PERIOD BEGINS AT SIX TONIGHT AND RUNS UNTIL MIDNIGHT MONDAY…….



DEATH INVESTIGATON
05/25/18

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARE CONDUCTING  A DEATH INVESTIGATION….AFTER A WOMAN WAS FOUND DEAD  IN HER MOTEL ROOM….

JAMES BROADDUS CALLED AUTHORITIES TO REPORT HE HAD FOUND HIS WIFE DEAD  AT THE ECONO LODGE….

OFFICERS SAY….AS OF RIGHT NOW…..THERE IS NO EVIDENCE OF  FOUL PLAY  .AND NO ONE IS IN CUSTODY…….



SPORTS
05/25/18

IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT KENTUCKY  WILL HOST KANSAS ON JANUARY  26TH……IN THE HEADLINE   MATCH-UP  OF THE TWENTY-
19…SEC-BIG 12 CHALLENGE….

THE ONE DAY…..WHICH IS HELD ON VAROIS CAMPUSES……MATCHES   ALL 10 BIG-12 SCHOOLS AND  10 OF THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE   14-
MEMBERS…..

THE S-E-C WON LAST YEARS EVENT  SIX TO FOUR…..WHICH MARKED THE FIRST TIME IN THE EVENT’S FIVE YEAR HISTORY THE   S-E-C FINISHED  
ABOVE 500…….ALTHOUGH THE CHALLENGE ENDED IN A   FIVE-ALL TIE LAST YEAR……







WKU BUDGET
05/24/18

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY FINANCE AND BUDGET COMMITTEE IS SENDING  TO THE  FULL BOARD OF REGENTSUENTS….A PROPOSED
SENDING PLANT THAT INCREASES STUDENT TUTION AND FEES……AS-WELL-AS EMPLOYEES SALARIES……….

THE PROPOSAL……WHICH TAKES EFFECT JULY FIRST…..WOULD INCREASE UNDERGRADUATE TUITION BY  FOUR-PERCENT…..AND ADD  50-
DOLLARS   TO THE ON-LINE  COURSE FEE ASSESSMENT TO  FULL-TIME STUDENTS…..

THE PROPOSED   TUITION HIKE WOULD GENERATE  NEARLY  FIVE-POINT-SIX MILLON DOLLARS   THAT WOULD BE USED  FOR MERIT-BASED RAISES  
FOR WESTERN EMPLOYEES…….



GROUND BREAKING
05/24/18

GROUND WAS BROKEN IN BOWLING GREEN YESTERDAY FOR A NEW 46-THOUSAND-410 SQUARE FOOT DISTRIBUTION  CENTER THAT WILL CREATE
11-NEW JOBS…..

AMERICAN LEATHER DIRECT….WHICH DISTRIBUTES FULL GRAIN LEATHER FOR THE PRODUCTION OF HIGH-QUALITY FINISHED PRODUCTS…..IS
CONSTRUCTING THE FACILITY ON CENTRAL AVENUE……



MILK CONTRACTS
05/24/18

MORE THAN 100 FARMERS……INCLUDING 20 IN KENTUCKY….HAVE BEEN TOLD THEIR MILK PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS WITH DEAN FOODS  ARE
EXPIRING  THIS SUMMER…..THE TERMINNATION DATE  WAS  MAY 31ST….BUT THAT  DEADLINE  HAS NOW BEEN EXTENDED END TO THE END
OFJUNE…..

ACCORDING  TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL……THE CONTRACTS ARE BEING TERMINATED BECAUSE  WAL-MART WIILL NO LONGER BUY DEAN’S MILK
FOR ITS  GREAT VALUEY BRAND…….

THE LOSS WLL CUT PRODUCTION AT DEAN’S LOUISILLE PLANT….WHICH WILL CLOSE……AS WAL-MART HAS OPENED ITS OWN PRODUCTION PLANT
IN INDIANA……



SPORTS
05/24/18

IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME OF THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT….
BARREN COUNTY GOT THE BEST OF MONROE COUNTY ONE TO NOTHING…..


N-F-L OWNERS HAVE APPROVED A NEW POLICY AIMED AT ADDRESSING PROTESTS OVER THE NATIONAL ANTHEM…….

THE POLICY  WILL PERMITT PLAYERS  TO STAY IN THE LOCKER ROOM DURING THE PLAYING OF THE ANTHEM…..BUT IT REQUIRES THME TO STAND IF
THE COME TO THE FIELD…..AND ANY PLAYER OR TEAM PERSONNEL WHO KNEELS DURING THE ANTHENM…WILL RESULT IN THE TEAM BEING
FINED……

THE N-F-L PLAYERS ASSOCIATION SAYS IT WILL CHALLENGE ANY PART OF THE POLICY THAT VIOLATES THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING    
AGREEMENT……







PRIMARY ELECTION
05/23/18

YESTERDAY WAS PRIMARY ELECTION DAY…..AND IN ALLEN COUNTY FOUR-THOUSAND-42 VOTERS…..OR 28-POINT-THREE PERCENT OF THE
REGISTERED         15-THOUSAND-ONE VOTERS……WENT TO THE POLLS….

IN THE RACE FOR THE REPUBLICAN NOMINATION FOR JUDGE EXECUTIVE……DENNIS HARPER RECENTED 21-HUNDRED 40 VOTES……BRIAN DYER
642 VOTES AND JIMMY MAYS 617…..HARPER WILL NOW FACE DEMOCRAT  STEVE ANDERSON IN NOVEMBER….
IN THE RACE FOR SHERIFF…..INCUMBENT JEFF COOKE RECEIVES 15-HUNDRED 25 VOTES….DWIGHT KEEN 13-HUNDRED-87….SAM CARTER 522
VOTES…. WITH NO OPPOSITION IN THE FALL….COOKE WAS REELECTED TO SERVE ANOTHER TERM….
THE FIRST DISTRICT  MAGISTERIAL RACE SAW TODD BRANSFORD DEFEAT TERRY TUCK 358 VOTES TO 251…..BRANSFORD WILL NOW FACE
DEMOCRAT ROGER BROWN  IN NOVEMBER….
IN THE THRID DISTRICT MAGSTRATES RACE…..INCUMBERT TONY WOLFE WON REELECTION AS HE RECEIVE 387 VOTES….JUNIOR BRAY HAD  231….
AND GARY HORNE 221….


THE FOURTH DISTRICT MAGISTRATES RACE SAW INCUMBENT RICKY COOKSEY BEING RELECLT WITH 496 VOTES…..AND JOHN WEAVER RECEIVED
274 VOTES….
AND IN THE FIFTH DISTRICT MAGISTRATE RACE…..INCUMBENT   ROMAN PERRY JUNIOR WON RELECTION WITH 199 VOTES…..ANTHONEY THOMPSON
HAD 182 VOTES AND TIM MILLER 100 VOTES….
THE FIRST DISTRICT CONSTABLES   RACE SAW CHRISTOPHER SMITH WINNING THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATOIN WITH 83 VOTES….COMPARED  TO
JAMES WATKINS 62 VOTES…..SMITH WILL NOW FACE INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN  JONATHAN CARTER IN THE  FALL….
IN THE SECOND  DISTRICT CONSTABLES  RACE…..BRUCE BACHER WAS THE WINNER WITH 227 VOTES….CARLA MAYNARD RECEIVED  175 VOTES…..
TONY KING 120…… SEAN MILLER 87 VOTES…..AND JOSEPH YOUNGBLOOD 17…..
IN THE FIFTH DISTRICT CONSTABLES RACE…..JAMES COOK WAS THE WINNER WITH 224 VOTES  AND LARRY SIMPSON HAD  213…..
IN THE FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL RACE….PAUL WALKER WON THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION  592 VOTES….AS ALONZO PENNINGOTN
RECEIVE 110 VOTES…WALKER WILL NOW FACE INCUMBENT  JAMES COMER IN NOVEMBER…


.AND IN THE RACE FOR SCOTTSVILLE MAYOR….INCUMBENT  ROB CLINE RECEIVED 558 VOTES……JERRY WHITNEY 235 VOTES…..AND CHARLIE
WITSCHEY 138 VOTES….. CLINE AND WHITNEY WILL NOW FACE EACH OTHER IN NOVEMBER…….



SPORTS
05/23/18

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT….

THE LADY PATRIOTS TOOK THE TITLE WITH A SEVEN TO TWO WIN OVER BARREN COUNTY…..BOTH TEAMS WILL NOW MOVE ON TO THE FOURTH
REGION TOURNAMENT NEXT WEEK….






TRUCK DIRECTIONAL SIGNS
05/18/18
06:05AM

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET  HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THEY WILL   INSTALL LARGE PANEL SIGNS ON I-65…..FOR LARGE
COMMERCIAL TRUCKS… TO USE EXIT-20 AT THE NATCHER PARKWAY TO U-S TWO-31….TO GET TO SCOTTSVILLE AND OTHER PARTS OF ALLEN
COUNTY…..
THE SIGNS WILL BE PLACED  IN THE NORTHBOUND DIRECTION OF  I-65…SOUTH OF EXIT SIX…..AND IN THE SOUTHBOUND DIRECTION….NORTH OF
EXIT 38 AT SMITHS GROVE…..SALLER TEMORARY SIGNS  WILL BE INSTALLED UNTIL THE PERMANENT PANEL SIGNS ARE READY…..
THE DISTRICT THREE BOWLING GREEN OFFICE HAS RECEIVED A NUMBR OF CONCERNS FROM RESIDENTS ABOUT ILLEGAL TRUCK  TRAFFIC ON
SMITHS GROVE ROAD AND THE NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS…
DISTRICT THREE CHIEF ENGINEER  JOE PLUNK  SAID VERY FEW ROUTES  IN THE REGION ARE ON THE “NATIONAL TRUCK   NETWORK”…..WHICH IS
THE REASON FOR NOT SIGNING IN THE PAST…..
TRUCKS THAT ARE DESIGNED INCREASED DIMENSION MUST  USE THE ROUTES ON THE “NATIONAL TRUCK NETWORK” WHICH INCLUDES  .WHICH
INCLUDES  I-65….TWO-31…..AND 31-E………. HOWEVER…..ALLOWANCES ARE MADE FOR INCREASED DIMENSION SIZED TRUCKS FOR UP TO 15-MILES
FROM AN INTERSTATE OR JUP TO FIVE MILES FROM A STATE TRUCK NETWORK ROUTE  FOR DELVERIES….FOOD… REPAIRS… SLEEP…OR HOME
LOCATIONS…..



KENTUCKIAN HEADS CIA
05/18/18

THE SENATE VOTED YESTERDAY TO CONFIRM VETERAN  C-I-A  AGENT AND KENTUCKIAN  GINA HASPEL  TO BE THE FIRST FEMALE DIRECTO IN THE 71-
YEAR HISTORY OF THE AGENCY…..

THE 61-YEAR OLD HASPEL  WAS BORN  IN ASHLAND……SHE  ATTENED  THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY   AND GRANDUATED FROM  THE UNIVERSITY
OF LOUISVILLE…..



SPORTS
05/19/18

THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND 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….



THREE MEMBERS OF THE LADY PATROT SOFTBALL TEAM HAVE BEEN SELECTED TO THE…..TWENTY-18….REGION-FOUR…..ALL-REGION TEAMS…..

SENIORS TAYLOR STAMPS AND KRIS-ANN PARDUE   EARNED FIRST TEAM ALL-REGION…..
WHILE SOPHOMORE  MADI  GREGORY WAS A SECOND TEAM….ALL-REGON SELECTON…..BASED ON VOTING  BY REGION-FOUR  COACHES……







TIRE AMNESTY
05/17/18


THE TIRE AMNESTY PROGRAM  BEGINS TODAY  IN ALLEN COUNTY….

TIRE RETAILERS…AGRICULTURAL TIRE RETAILERS…. AND SALVAGE YARDS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE PROGRAM……RESIDENTS WITH LARGE
TRUCK TIRES WILL BE REQUIRED TO BRING ASSISTANCE TO UNLOAD…..AND PROOF OF ALLEN COUNTY RESIDENCY MAY BE REQUIRED…..
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL TWO-THREE-SEVEN-36-31 OR SIX-TWO-TWO-58-67……



F-150 PRODUCTION
05/17/18

FORD IS RESUMING THE PRODUCTION  OF THE F-150…..FOLLOWING A  FIRE AT A PLANT IN MICHIGAN  WERE COMPONENTS FOR THE DASH ARE
MADE…

WORK WILL RESTART TOMORROW AT THE DEARBORN TRUCK PLANT….AND PRODUCTION OF THE “SUPER DUTY” AT THE LOUISVILLE PLANT  AND THE
F-150 AT THE KANSAS CITY  PLANT WILL RESUME BY MONDAY……



ACS JOB FAIR
05/17/18

SENIORS AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TOMORROW…..TO FIND A JOB WITHOUT LEAVING SCHOOL…..

AS THE HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT…..IN PARTNERSHIP WITH   KENOVA WORKS…..WILL HOST A JOB FAIR FROM 12NOON TO TWO-30  IN
THE HIGH SCHOOL LOBBY…..

HUMAN RESOURCE REPRESENTATIVES…..FROM APPROXIMATELY 20 LOCAL AND AREA BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRIES WILL BE ONSITE TO RECRUIT
NEW MEMBERS FOR THEIR WORKFORCE……



SPORTS
05/17/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO BOWLING GREEN…..

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  ALSO PLAYS  IN BOWLING GREEN…..


ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HAS SCHEDULED  A PRESS CONFERENCE  FOR 12-30 TOMORROW AFTERNOON….TO INTRODUCE  THE
NEW PATRIOT  HEAD  BASKETBALL  COACH….

LADY PATRIOT HEAD BASKETBALL COACH BRAD BONDS  IS  TAKING OVER THE PATRIOT PROGRAM…….REPLACING  NICK CHAYKOWSKI……







CITY COUNCIL
05/15/18

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL LAST NIGHT……
THE COUNCIL AUTHORIZED  MAYOR ROB CLINE  TO  SIGN THE DEED   ON A SMALL PORTION OF LAND NEAR THE RIGHT-OF-WAY ON OLD TWO-31 AND
BAYS FORK CREEK BRIDGE  TO DUGAS FAMILY PARK…..THE MAYOR WAS ALSO AUTHORIZED  TO SIGN THE DEED GIVING THE HALCOMB HOUSE TO A  
NONPROFIT ORGAINZATION……

A RESOLUTION  WAS APPROVED AND MAYOR CLINE  WAS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE MUNICIPAL ROAD AID AGREEMENT WITH THE KENTUCKY
TRANSPORTATION CABINET…..THE CITY WILL BE RECEIVING  84-THOUSAND-493 DOLLARS….WHICH IS UP ABOUT ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM
LAST YEAR…..
AND THE COUNCIL APPROVED ADVERTISING FOR BIDS ON SEWER LINES FOR HIGHWAY TWO-31……UPON CLEARANCE BY THE KENTUCKY DIVISION
OF WATER…..…

ONE RESIDENT APPROACHED THE COUCIL CONCERNING STOPPED UP DRAINAGE PIPES IN THE NINTH STREET AREA…..THAT IS CAUSING STANDING
WATER…..CITY SUPERINTENDENT   WILLIAM THOMASON AND MAYOR   CLINE SAID THEY WOULD WORK WITH STATE TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS TO
CORRECT THE PROBLEM……




MESONET EXPANDING
05/15/18

THE KENTUCKY MESONET……LOCATED AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….. CONTINUES TO EXPAND  WITH TWO NEW  STATIONS BEING
PLANNED….

THE MESONET’S   71ST  STATION WILL BE IN THE TOWN OF DIXON IN WEBSTER COUNTY……IT’S ALSO ONE OF MESONET’S  SPONSORED STATIONS….
WITH A PORTION OF THE COSTS OF INSTALLATION AND OPERATIONS COVERED BY WEBSTER COUNTY…….AND THE 72ND STATION WILL BE A THIRD
MESONET SITE IN SHELBY COUNTY……

THE KENTUCKY MESONET COLLECTS REAL-TIME DATA EVERY FIVE MINUTES  ON TEMPERATURE…. PRECIPITATION….HUMIDITY…..SOLAR
RADIATION……WIND SPEED…. AND WIND DIRECTION…….AND THE DATA IS AVAILABLE ON-LINE…..



TODD COUNTY GROUNDBREAKING
05/14/18

GROUND WAS BROKEN IN TODD COUNTY YESTERDAY FOR  NOVELIS INCORPORATED TO CONSTRUT   A 305-MILLION DOLLAR ALUMINUM
PROCESSING PLANT  WHICH WILL CREATE   125 FULL-TIME JOBS

THE 400-SQUARE FOO FACILITY IS BEING BUILT  ON A 150-ACRE GREENFIELD SITE IN GUTHRIE……ONCE COMPLETED…..THE FACILITY WILL TREAT
AND PRE-HEAT ROLLED ALUMINUM COILS FORM NEARBY LOGAN ALUMINUM IN RUSSELLVILLE……

NOVELIS OPERATES   24-ADVBANCED ROLLING AND RECYCLING FACILITES IN 10-COUNTRIES IN  NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA….THAT EMPLOYEES  
11-HOUSAND INDIVIDUALS AND DID   12-BILLION DOLLARS IN REVENUE IN FISCAL YEAR TWENTY-18……



T-J SAMSON HOSPITAL
05/15/18

THE BOARD OF T-J REGIONAL HEALTH  HAS ANNOUNCED THEY WILL NOT RENEW THE CONTEOR OF BUD WETHINGTON…..THE CURRENT C-E-O  OF T-
J REGONAL HEALTH…..

BOARD CHAIRMAN   MIKE BRYANT SAID THE BOARD  APPRECIATES WETHINGTON’S CONTRIBUTIONS…….BUT THEY FEEL ITS TIME FOR A CHANGE…..

NEIL THORNBURY…..CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER…..HAS BEEN APPOINTED INTERIM C-E-O  OF  T-J  REGIONAL  HEALTH……



SPORTS
05/15/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……


THE DISTRICT 15 BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN MONDAY…..

THE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT IS BEING PLAYED AT BARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL…..AS MONDAY THE PATRIOTS TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY…..
TUESDAY THE TROJANS BATTLE GLASGOW…..AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE PLAYED WEDNESDAY…….

THE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT IS ALSO BEING PLAYED AT  BARREN COUNTY……
MONDAY THE LADY PATRIOTS TANGLE WITH MONROE  COUNTY….THEN BARERN COUNTY BATTLES GLASGOW……
AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP SOFTBALL GAME WILL BE PLAYED TUEDAYS…….







RECEIPTS UP
05/11/18

GENERAL FUND RECEIPTS REBOUNDED FROM A BELOW PAR MARCH….TO HAVE THE LARGEST COLLECTION MONTH IN APRIL IN THE HISTORY OF THE
COMMONWWEALTH……

COLLECTONS GREW IN APRIL  SIX-POINT-THREE PERCENT WHEN COMPARED TO APRIL OF LAST YEAR….AND FOR THE FIRST 10-MONTHS OF FISCAL
TWENTY-18…..RECEIPTS HAVE GROWN  FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT……

IN DECEMBER……THE CONSENSUS FORECASTING GROUPS REVISED ITS REVENUE ESTIMATES WHICH NOW CALLS FOR TWO-POINT-THREE
PERCENT GROWTH FOR THE ENTIRE FISCAL YEAR…..AND TO MEET THAT ESTIMATE…..RECEIPTS CAN DECLINE SIX-POINT-FIVE PERCENT OVER THE
LAST TWO MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR WHICH ENDS JUNE 30TH…..

BUDGET DIRECTOR  JOH CHILTON   DID SAY THAT RECENT CHANGES  IN FEDERAL AND STATE TAX LAWS COULD POTENTIALLY ERODE SOME OF THE  
YEAR-TO-DATE GAINS……



F150 PRODUCTION HALTED
05/11/18

FORD HAS HALTED PRODUCTION OF THE F-150…..IDLING 27-HUNDRED WORKER AT THE  PLANT IN LOUISVILLE…..

A FIRE AND EXPLOSION AT A PARTS SUPPLIER IN MICHIGAN STOPPED PRODUCTION OF COMPONENTS USED IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL OF THE F-
150…..

THE TEMPORARY LAYOFFS AFFECT ONLY THE F-SERIES….AND PRODUCTION OF TWO S-U-S’s  AT THE LOUISVILLE  PLANT  WILL CONTINUE……




MUSIC HALL OF FAME
05/11/18

THE “KENTUCKY MUSIC HALL OF FAME”….LOCATED IN RENFRO VALLEY…. WILL INDUCTED ITS NEWEST CLASS TONIGHT….

THIS YEAR’S CLASS INCLUDES…..DAVID “STRINGBEAN” AKEMAN…..DALE ANN BRADLEY…..JASON CRABB….JACKIE DESHANNON…..BOBBY LEWIS…..
AND BILLY RAY CRUS…….

THE CEREMONY BEGINS  AT SIX…….



FREEMAN
05/11/18

88 YEAR OLD  U-W  “JUNIOR”  FREEMAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
MONDAY MORNING AT 11 AT MORGAN-SIFFORD FUNERAL IN PUXICO-MISSOURI WITH BURIAL IN PUXICO CEMETERY……VISITATION WILL BE FROM ONE
TO FIVE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DELOIS FREEMAN…..A DAUGHTER; JUDY FREEMAN OF MISSOURI…..A STEP-DAUGHTER; SHERRY BARTIN OF
SCOTTSVILLE….A SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; ETTA  MAE AND GENE DAUGHERTY…..AND A BROTHER-IN-LAW; DALTON SCOTT ALL OF MISSOSURI…..
THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/11/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IN ON THE ROAD TO RUSSELL COUNTY……

AND THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO METCALFE COUNTY…….


THE SEASON CAME TO AN  END FOR THE PREDATORS LAST NIGHT AS THEY LOST TO WINNIPEG FIVE TO ONE….AND THE JETS WIN THE SERIES FOUR
GAME TO THREE…..







FOOD FRENZY
05/19/18

DURING THE SECOND-ANNUAL……KENTUCKY LEGAL FOOD FRENZY…….THE COMMONWEALTH’S  LEGAL COMMUNITY DONATED  MORE THAN 630-
THOUSAND POUNDS  OF FOOD TO   KENTUCKY’S SEVEN REGONAL FOOD BANKS  TO HELP PREPARE FOR INCREASED   DEMANDS  DURING THE
SUMMER MONTHS…..….

THE TWENTY-18 CAMPAIGN RAN FROM MARCH 15TH THRU APRIL SECOND…...AND INVOLVED  118-LAW  FIRMS AND LEGAL ORGANIZATONS…..
REPRESENTING OVER TWO-THOUSAND ATTORNEYS AND STAFF……

LAST YEAR……THE FOOD BANKS DISTRIBUTED OVER  75-MILLION POUNDS OF FOOD ACROSS KENTUCKY’S  120-COUNTIES…….



APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS
05/10/18

THE BARREN COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVES OFFICE  AND THE BARREN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAVE ANNOUNCED THE CREATION OF THREE NEW
YOUTH APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS…..

THEJUDGGE EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE HAS CREATED THE “OFFICE MANAGEMENT” PROGRAM…..WHILE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL OFFER
APPRENTICESHIPS IN “CULINARY ARTS AND TRANSPORTATION MAINTENANCE”…..

EACH TWO-YEAR PROGRAM   IS E AVAILABLE TO HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS AND SENIORS….AND   REQUIRE 144-CLASSROOM AND TWO-THOUSAND  “ON-
THE-JOB” TRAINING HOURS EACH YEAR……



PATTI’S REOPENING
05/10/18

PATTIE’S 1880s SETTLEMENT RESTAURANT…..IN GRAND RIVERS  WHICH WAS DAMAGED BY FIRE IN IN THE KITCHEN  IN FEBRUARY….HAD HOPED TO
REOPEN QUICKLY…..

BUT AN INSPECTION OF THE BUILDING  FOUND THE DAMAGE WAS MORE WIDE-SPREAD THAT FIRST THOUGHT…..AND INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVES
RECOMMENDED THE ENTIRE BUILDING BE RAZED AND REBUILT…...AND DEMOLITION OF THE RESTAURANT HAPPENED IN THE MIDDLE OF APRIL AND
THEY NOW HOPE TO REOPEN  AROUND NOVEMBER FIRST…..



GRAYSON TEACHER ARRESTED
05/10/18

STATE POLICE SAY A GRAYSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER HAS BEEN ARRESTED ON SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGES….

ROGER WILLIAM IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR AND ONE COUNT OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEXUAL
PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR……



COMMENCEMENT
05/10/18

TOMORROW NIGHT…..WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVESITY  WILL HOST ITS FIRST OUTDOOR COMMENCEMENT  CEREMONY SINCE  TWO-THOUSAND-SIX…..

THE 183RD COMMENCEMENT  WILL BEGIN AT FIVE WITH THE H”TOPPER WALK”…..

THE W-K-U GLASGOW CAMPUS WILL HAVE GRADUATION CEREMONIES TONIGHT (THURS) AT SIX…..

WKU’S SIX ACADEMIC COLLEGES WILL HOST SPECIAL RECOGNITON CEREMONESY SATURDAY AT DIDDLE ARENA…..

AND MONDAY NIGHT…...GRADUATION WILL BE HELD   AT THE ELIZABETHTOWN/FORT KNOX CAMPUS AT SIX…..AND AT THE OWENSBORO CAMPUS  AT
SIX-30…..



SPORTS
05/10/18

THE PATRIOT  VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT OME TO PLAY WARREN EAST……


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE ARENA  FOR THE SEVENTH AND FINAL GAME IN THEIR PLAY-OFF SERIES WITH THE JETS……







HOME SALES
05/09/18

HOME SALES IN KENTUCKY DIDN’T FOLLOW THE NATIONAL  TREND IN MARCH..AS TRANSACTIONS  IN THE COMMONWEALTH WERE DOWN  SIX-POINT-
EIGHT  PERCENT  WHEN COMPARED TO  MARCH OF LAST  YEAR…..

EVEN WITH THE DROP OF 314 TOTAL SALES…..MARCH TWENTY-18 WAS STILL THE SECOND HIGHEST  ON RECORD….JUST EDGING OUT MARCH TWO-
THOUSAND-SIX WHEN  41-HUNDRED-SIX  HOMES WERE SOLD…..AND TOTAL HOME SALES FOR MARCH  WERE UP 36-PERCENT  OVER FEBRUARY…..

HOME PRICES IN MARCH WERE UP   11-POINT-FIVE PERCENT TO….132-THOUSAND-290 DOLLARS……MAKING MARCH’S MEDIAN PRICE THE FIFTH
HIGHEST ON RECORD……

DAYS ON THE MARKET ALSO FELL IN MARCH TO 120…..WHICH IS DOWN FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT OVER MARCH OF LAST YEAR……
AND FOR THE QUARTER…..HOMES CLOSED  FOUR DAYS FASTER…..HITTING 122- DAYS…….



ESCAPEE-SIMPSON
05/09/18

YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….AN INMATE WHO ESCAPED FROM A SIMPSON COUNTY JAIL WORK DETAIL WAS CAPTURED A SHORT TIME LATER NEAR  
BOWLING GREEN…..

THE WORK DETAIL WAS ON BLACK JACK ROAD  WHEN 50 YEAR OLD ROBERT KEITH STEELMAN  OF LOUISVILLE GAINED ACCESS TO A  PASSENGER
CAR AND LEFT…..

TROOPERS LOCATED THE VEHICLE  ON I-65  NEAR THE NORTHBOUND 22-MILE MARKER AND CONDUCTED A TRAFFIC STOP….STELLMAN WAS
CHARGED WITH ESCAPE AND THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING-AUTO…..
HE HAD ORIGINALLY BEEN LODGED IN JAIL ON A CHARGE OF POSSESSION  OF  A FORGED INSTRUMENT…….



HOWELL
05/09/18

80 YEAR OLD BOBBY NEAL “JOE” HOWELL  OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY  AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
AFTERNOON (THURS) AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN BEECH GROVE CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS
AFTERNOON (WED) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WILMA HOWELL…..FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; RICHARD AND JAMIE BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE, JODY AND
SHARON OF TENNESSEE AND JEFF AND PENNY OF FRANKLIN……AND TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; SHARI AND ROBERT RIPPY AND LISA AND
MIKE HERRINGTON ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND FOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; JUNIOR AND KAY OF FRANKLIN,  RALPH, DAVID AND MARTIN
AND CONNIE ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; SYBIL AND BOB UHLS OF FRANKLIN AND NADA AND TONY
WEIDAUER OF SCOTTSVILLE……12 GRANDCHILDREN AND 18 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/09/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM WAS AT HOME LAST NIGHT TO TAKE ON  BARREN COUNTY…..AND PICKED UP A BIG DISTRICT WIN OVER THE TROJANS
NINE TO FOUR…..







KY TOURISM
05/08/18

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM….. THE COMMONWEALTH’S TOURISM  INDUSTRY HAS GROWN
NEARLY FOUR-PERCENT TO MORE THAN 15-BILLION DOLLARS……

KENTUCKY’S TOURISM INDUSTRY SUPPORTS MORE THAN  195-THOUSAND  JOBS  AND GENERATED  ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS  TAXES…..
WITH  202-MILLION GOING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS…. AND THE REST WENT TO STATE GOVERNMENT…..

TOURIST SPENDING IN THE COMMONWEALTH ACCOUNTED FOR MORE THAN NINE-POINT-FIVE BILLION  OF THE 15-BILLION DOLLAR IMPACT….AND
TOURISM JOBS ACCOUNTED FOR THREE-POINT-THREE BILLION DOLLARS IN WAGES TO KENTUCKY WORKERS…..

ALL OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S NINE TOURISM REGIONS POSTED GAINS LAST YEAR…..WITH THE LARGEST GAIN OF SIX-POINT-FOUR PERCENT BEING
IN THE WESTERN WATERLANDS REGON……



FATAL-EDMONSON
05/08/18

STATE POLICE RESPONDED TO AN ACCIDENT YESTERDAY AFTERNOON….ON 31-W NEAR THE INTER-SECTION  WITH  KENTUCKY-TWO-29  IN
EDMONSON COUTY….THAT CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A PARK CITY WOMAN….

A TWO-TOUSAND CHEVROLET PICK-UP……OPERATED BY 25 YEAR OLD KIAMI MILL.S….LEFT THE ROADWAY AND ROLLED MULTIPLE TIMES….EJECTING
MILLS WHO WAS UNRESTRAINED…..

SHE  WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLIN GREEN WHERE SHE SUCCUMBED TO HER INJUREIS………….



SPORTS
05/08/18

THE LADY PATRIOTS SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT GREENWOOD THIS AFTERNOON…..
AND THE PATROT VARSITY AND JUNOR VARSITY BASEBLL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY  BARREN COUNTY…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM
STARTING AROUND FOUR-50 THIS AFTERNOON……


THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS AT HOME LAST NIGHT TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST…..AND DROPPED AN 11 TO NOTHING DECISION TO THE  
LADY RAIDERS……


IT WAS A BIG WIN FOR THE PREDATORS LAST NIGHT AS THEY SHUT OUT WINNIPEG FOUR TO NOTHING…..
THE SERIES NOW RETURNS TO NASHVILLE THURSDAY  NIGHT FOR THE SEVENTH AND DECIDING GAME……







VOTER NUMBERS
05/07/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE…..THREE-POINT-THREE MILLON KENTUCKIANS ARE REGISTRED TO VOTE  IN THE
PRIMARY ELECTON ON MAY 22ND…..

DEMOCRATIC  VOTERS REPRESENT JUST  MORE THAN  50-PERCENT OF THE ELECTROATE  WITH ONE-POINT-68 MILLION REGISTERED VOTERS…..
REPUBLICAN VOTERS TOTAL ONE-POINT-39 MILLION OR ABOUT  41-PERCENT OF VOTERS…. AND EIGHT-POINT-FIVE PERCET OF VOTERS…..ABOUT
289-THOUSAND….AFFILIATE WITH ANOTHER  PARTY OR AS “0THER”…..THE TOTAL REGISTERED REPRESENTS A NEW INCREASE OF ABOUT 62-
THOUSAND SINCE THE TWENTY-16 GENERAL ELECTON…. AND MORE THAN HALF OF NEW REGISTERED VOTERS ARE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18-AND-
25……….

VOTER INFORMATION  INCLUDING REGISTRATION STATUS…..SAMPLE BALLOTS….AND POLLING PLACE LOCATIONS IS AVAILABE ON-LINE AT…..GO-
VOTE-K-Y-DOT-COM…….



17 YEAR OLD CHARGE WITH MURDER
05/07/18

BOWLING GREEN POLICE HAVE CHARGED A 17 YEAR OLD IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF HIS STEP-FATHER…..

AUTHORITIES RESPONDED EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING  TO A RESIDENCE ON  BRANDYWOOD COURT WHERE THE BODY OF A MAN….IDENTIFIED AT
36 YEAR OLD HOMER BOLING  WAS FOUND…..THE VICTIM HAD BEEN SHOT SEVERAL TIMES….
DURING  THE INVESTIGATION…..A 17 YEAR OLD  MALE WHO LIVES  AT THE RESIDENCE WITH HIS MOTHER….SISTER….AND STEP-FATHER ARRIVED ON
THE SCENE AND  TOLD OFFICERS THAT HE HAD SHOT HIS STEP-FATHER BECAUSE HE HURT HIS MOTHER….HE WENT ON TO SAY HE HAD PLANNED
TO SHOT HIM IN THE LEGS  AND DIDN’T PLAN ON KILLING HIM….HE ALSO SAID  HE CONTACTED SOMEONE HE GOES TO SCHOOL WITH AT WARREN
CENTRAL HIGH AND ASKED TO BORROW A GUN….
HE ALSO TOLD OFFICERS HE THREW THE GUN OUT OF HIS CAR AROUND THE NASHVILLE ROAD/MEMPHIS JUNCTION AREA…..BUT  LATER SAID HIS
FRIEND FROM SCHOOL MIGHT STILL HAVE IT….
THE 17-YEAR-OLD HAS BEEN CHARGED  WITH MURDER-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND TAMPERING WITH   PHYSICAL EVIDENCE……



MEETING
05/07/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEET TONIGHT AT SIX-30 AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW MORNING ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS AT 9 AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON  AT 4…..

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



SPORTS
05/07/18

THE PATRIOT  JUNIOR VARSITY AND VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME THIS AFTERNOON TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR V ARSITY SOFALL TEAMS  HOST WARREN EAST…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE….LOVE-FM….
WVLE….. STARTING AROUND FIVE-30 THIS AFTERNOON……

THE HOT RODS RETURN TO BOWLING GREEN BALL PARK TO OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES  WITH PEORIA…………


THE PREDATORS ARE BACK IN WINNIPEG FOR GAME SIX  IN THE STANLY CUP PLAY-OFFS…..WITH THE JETS LEADING THE SERIES THREE-GAMES-TO-
TWO…….







BOIL WATER LIFTED
06/04/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THE BOIL WATER ADVISORY…..FOR HIGHWAY 98 TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE
DEPARTMENT NUMBER TWO  .AND ALL ADJANCENT ROADS…….HAS BEEN LIFED…..



WKU BUDGET CUTS
05/04/18

YESTERDAY…..WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  PRESIDENT  DR. TIMOTHY CABONI REVEILED  “PHASE TWO”  OF THE SCHOOL’S BUDGET CUTS…..

THE SECOND ROUND OF CUTS INCLUDES   10-FILLED STAFF POSITION ON AND THE ELIMINATION OF 20-VACANT POSITIONS…..OF THOSE  20….12  
ARE FACULITY  AND EIGHT ARE STAFF….
CARNONI SAID TO AVOID ACROSS-THE-BARD CUTS…..HE ASK DEANS AND DIVISON HEAD TO RECOMMEND POSITIONS FOR ELIMINATION…..

THIS ROUND OF CUTS  WILL  RESULT IN 14-MILLION DOLLARS IN SAVINGS…..AND THE TOTAL OF THE TWO ROUNDS OF BUDGET CUTS IS  27-MILLION
DOLLARS…..…..



RUBBER DUCKY DERBY
05/04/18

“WILL TO WAY’S”  FIRST…..RUBBER DUCKY DERBY……IS TOMORROW FROM 10 TO ONE AT THE OLD BRIDGE BELOW DUMONT HILL…..

THE DUCKS WILL BE RACING IN THE CREEK  FOR CASH PRICES……WITH THE PROCEEDS GOING TO BUILD A “TRANSITION” HOUSE FOR THE LESS
FORTUNATE……ROCED OIG TO BUD A IENOUS FOR THE LSES FORTUNATE……



HIDDEN RIVER CAVE
05/04/18

WORK HAS STARTED ON AN EXPANSION  AT HIDDEN RIVER  CAVE…..IN HORSE CAVE….THAT WILL INCLUDE THE WORLD’S  LONEST  UNDERGROUND
SWNGING BRIDGED….

THE 100-FOOT LONG…50-FOOT HIGH BRIDGE…..WILL CROSS  A DEEP CANYON AND WILL ALSO INCREASE THE SIZE OF THE CAVE TOUR……WILL
OPEN IN JUNE……

THE AMERICAN CAVE CONSERVATON ASSOCIATON  IS PLANING MORE EXPANSION PROJECTS ONCE THE BRIDGE IS COMPLETED……



OPRY MILLS SHOOTING
05/04/18

A SHOOTING INSIDE OPRY MILLS YESTERDAY  AFTERNOON  CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A NASHVILLE MAN….

THE SHOOTING…..WHICH HAPPNED    IN A HALLWAY NEAR    AUNTIE ANN’S PRETZEL SHOP…….WAS THE RESULT OF AN ON-GOING DISPUTE
BETWEEN THE TWO MEN……

THE VICTIM….22 YEAR OLD   DEMARCO CHURCHWELL OF NASHVILLE….WAS TAKEN TO SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER WHERE HE DIED…..
THE SHOOTER…...22 YEAR OLD JUSTIN GOLSON ALSO FROM NASHVILLE.…..RAN FROM  THE MALL TO A TICKET BOTH OUTSIDE…..WHERE HE PUT HIS
GUN ON THE COUNTER AND ASKED THE MAN INSIDE TO CALL NINE-ONE-ONE………….



HUNTSMAN
05/04/18

87 YEAR OLD DOROTHY SUE HUNTSMAN OF BOWLING GREEN….AND FORMERLY OF SCOTTSVILLE….DIED WEDNESDAY AT COLONIAL CENTER IN
BOWLING GREEN….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION
UNITED METHODIST CHRUCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE TOMORROW  MORNING  (SAT) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON-IN-LAW; LARRY WILLIAMS AND WIFE SARAH OF BOWLING GREEN…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/04/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM HOSTS EDMONSON COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM BEGINS  PLAY AT THE….OWENSBORO CATHOLIC  CLASSIC….AT  JACK FISHER PARK IN OWENSBORO…..

THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON  BULLITT EAST AND MERCY IN TODAY’S OPENING ROUND PLAY……


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM LAST NIGHT…..

THE PREDATORS BEAT WINNIPEG TWO TO ONE…..
THE SERIES…..WHICH  IS NOW TIED AT TWO GAMES  APIECE…..RETURNS TO BRIDGESTONE ARRENA TOMORROW NIGHT FOR GAME FIVE……







WATER TANK REPAIR
05/03/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT HAS INFORMED NEWSWATCH THAT THEY WILL HAVE THE HIGHWAY  98 WATER TANK OUT OF COMMISSION…..
DUE TO MAINTENANCE…...FOR THE NEXT  THREE WEEKS…..
THIS MAY CAUSE PRESSURE  FLUCTUATION…..AND THEY APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE  THIS  MAY CAUSE……



ROMAINE DEATH
05/03/18

THE FIRST DEATH  HAS BEEN REORTED IN A NATIONAL….E-COLI OUTBREAK….LINKED TO ROMANIE LETTECE GROWN IN YUMA-ARIZONA…..….

HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY CALIFORNIA REPORTED THE DEATH…..BUT DIDN’T PROVIDE ANY OHER DETAILS…..

YESTERDAY….THE  “C-D-C”  ADDED KENTUCKY…..MASSACHUSETTS……AND UTAH  TO THE STATES WITH REPORTED CASES…..

SO FAR……121 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN REPORTED   ILL IN  25-STATES…..AT LEAST 53 HAVE BEEN HOPITALIZED…..INCLUDING   14 WITH KIDNEY
FAILURE…..




CHILD CARE PROVIDERS
05/03/18

KENTUCKY’S DIVISION OF CHILD CARE SAY NEALRY HALF OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S CHILD-CARE PROVIDERS ARE HIGHLY RANKED BY THEIR
QUALITY RATING SYSTEM…..

THAT NUMBER   WAS ACHIEVED AS THE RESULT OF AN INITIATIVE….. BACKED BY A FEDERAL GRANT AWARDED IN TWENTY-14….THAT HELPED
DEVELOP AN EXPANDED….FIVE-STAR QUALITY RATING AND IMPROVEMENT SYSTEM….FOR EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS……

THE TIERED SYSTEM IS REQUIRED FOR ALL PUBLICLY FUNDED PROGRAMS SERVING YOUNG CHILDREN IN THE COMMONWEALTH  INCLUDING
LICENSED CHILD CARE PROGRAMS…..CERTIFIED FAMILY CHILD CARE HOMES…..STATE-FUNDED PRE-SCHOOLS…..AND HEAD START PROGRAMS……



ARREST-RUSSELL
05/03/18

A TRAFFIC STOP BY STATE POLICE IN RUSSELL COUTY….LEADS TO A DRUG ARREST….

A TWENTY-11 DODGE RAM WAS STOPPED ON THE NUNN PARKWAY AND THE DRIVER GAVE CONSENT TO SEARCH THE VEHICLE….WHERE A BLACK
BOX CONTAINING METHAMPHETAMINE WAS FOUND IN THE GLOVE BOX….

41 YEAR OLD RUBEN RODIGUEZ OF SOMERSET   WAS CHARGED WITH SPEEDING, FAILURE  TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, OPERATING  ON A REVOKED OR
SUSPENDED OPERATOR’S LICENSE, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..



SPORTS
05/03/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM PLAYS AT LOGAN COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON……

THE PREDATORS ARE IN WINNIPEG FOR GAME FOUR IN THE  STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS…..WITH THE JETS LEADING THE SERIES TWO-GAMES-TO-
ONE…….







FACEBOOK BREACH
05/02/18

MARCH 26TH……ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR  AND ATTORNEYS- GENERAL FROM ILLINOIS…..MISSOURI…..OHIO…..TENNESSEE….AND
VIRGINIA  .SENT A LETTER TO FACEBOOK ASKING FOR THE NUMBR OF USERS IMPACTED BY A PRIVACY BREACH……

ACCORDING TO INFORMATION PROVIDED BY FACEBOOK…..THE APROXIMATE NUMBER  OF KENTUCKIANS AFFECTED BY THE BREACH IS   ONE-POINT-
THREE MILLION…….WHICH IS OVER A QUARTER OF THE COMMONWEATH’S POPULATION……

NATONWIDE……ALMOST 71-MILLION FACEBOOK USERS WERE AFFECTED BY THE BREACH…….



NEW POST THREE COMMANDER
05/02/18

THE BOWLING GREEN POST OF THE STATE POLICE HAS A NEW COMMANDER…. CAPTAIN TIMOTHY ADAMS HAS REPLACED JOHN CLARK…..WHO HAS
BEEN APPOINTED AS MAJOR   AND IS NOW ASSIGNED TO THE K-S-P HEADQUARTERS IN FRANKFORT…. CLARK  HAD SERVED AS POST THREE
COMMANDER SINCE TWNETY-13….

CAPTAIN ADAMS…..A CYNTHIANA  NATIVE……IS A 14-YEAR VETERAN  WITH THE STATE POLICE  WITH A TOTAL OF 22 YEARS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
EXPERIENCE…..
ADAMS…..WHO RESIDES  IN GLASGOW…..HAS PREVIOUSLY  BEEN ASSIGNED TO POST THREE…….



MURRAY TUITION PLAN
05/02/18

MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY IS EXPANDING ITS TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TO STUDENTS FROM THROUGHOUT  KENTUCKY…..

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE TO  OFFSET TUITON COSTS FOR STUDENTS IF THEIR COMBINED  TOTAL OF PELL GRANT….
COLLEGE ACCESS PROGRAM GRANT…..AND KENTUCKY EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP FALLS SHORT……

THE CHANGE IS AN EXPANSION OF THE PREVIOUS …..RACER PROMISE TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM….THAT HAD BEEN OFFERED TO STUDENTS  
IN THE UNIVERSITY’S  18-COUNTY WESTERN KENTUCKY SERVICE REGION…..

THE CHANGE…..WHICH IS ONLY AVAILABLE  BEGINNING WITH THE FALL SEMESTER OF EACH ACADEMIC YEAR……ALLOWS ASSISTANCE FOR FIRST-
TIME FRESHMEN AND NEW TRANSFER STUDENTS THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH……



TRAIN DERAILMENT
05/02/18

A FREIGHT TRAIN HAD DERAILED IN BULLITT COUNTY…..NORTH OF LEBNANON JUNCTION…..

SEVERAL CARS  CAUGHT ON FIRE…..BUT OFFICIALS SAY THE IS NO DANGER TO THE PUBLIC……

THE TRAIN WASN’T CARRYING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS…..BUT WAS TRANSPORTING VEHICLES……..AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SAY THERE HAVE
BEEN SOME EXPLOSIONS FROM GAS TANKS IN THE AUTOMOBILCE THAT WERE BEING TRANSPORTED……



STONE
05/02/18

94 YEAR OLD DOROTHY MAY STONE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY  AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER NINE SATURDAY MOR ING AT THE FUNERAL
HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO RELAY FOR LIFE……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  WILSON AND LANNA JO  OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; JOHN AND
LESLIE DIETZ OF COLORADO AND WALTER AND BOBBIE DIETZ OF NEBRASKA…..AND A SISTER; BARBARA SEEVERS OF IOWA……A GRANDAUGHTER
ALSO SURVIVES……



SPORTS
05/02/18

THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM WILL BE PLAYING A MAKE-UP GAME…. THIS AFTERNOON…..AGAINST MONROE COUNTY


IN GAME THREE OF THE STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS…..
THE PREDATORS GOT OUT TO A THREE TO NOTING LEAD…..BUT WERE BEATEN BY THE JETS SEVEN TO FOUR….
WINNIPEG NOW LEADS THE SERIES TWO GAMES TO ONE……







ALLIANT TECHNOLOGIES EXPANDING
05/01/18

ALLIANT TECHNOLOGIES…..AN ELECTRICAL AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING COMPANY…..WILL INVEST NEARLY ONE-POINT-TWO MILLION DOLLARS IN
GLASGOW TO ESTABLISH A 30-JOB ELECTRICAL PANEL FABRICATION FACILITY……

ALLIANT’S NEW OPERATON WILL LOCATE IN   21-THOUSAND SQUARE FEET OF AN EXISTING FACILITY  ON SORENSEN DRIVE…..WHICH WILL DOUBLE
THE COMPANY’S PRODUCTION CAPACITY……

ALLIANT WAS ESTABLISHED IN LOUISVILLE IN TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE……….



PURSUIT-ADAIR
05/01/18

A PURSUIT SUNDAY NIGHT…..THAT REACHED SPEEDS OF 150 MILES-PER-HOUR…. LED TO THE ARREST OF A TENNESSEE MAN….

A TROOPER FROM THE COLUMBIA POST OF THE STATE POLICE  ATTEMPTED  TO STOP A TWO-THOUSAND-NINE   KAWASAKI  MOTORCYCLE THAT WAS  
SPEEDING NORTHOUND BOUND ON KENTUCKY-61 IN  ADAIR  COUNTY….
THE DRIVER….IDENTIFIED  AS 40 YEAR OLD JASON WOODARD OF HICMAN THEN TURNED WEST ON THE NUNN PARKWAY….

THE PURSUIT LASTED  17-MINNUTES OVER 32 MILES  BEFORE WOODARD WAS STOPPED…...HE WAS CHARGED WITH A NUMBER OF OFFENSES
INCLUDING SPEEDING AND WANTON ENDANGERMENT…..
A PASSENGER ON THE MOTORCYCLE…..36 YEAR OLD JERRI WOODARD OF LAWRENCEBURG…..WASN’T CHARGED…….



DILLARD
05/01/18

78 YEAR OLD SUE COX DILLARD OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN UNION CHAPEL CEMETERY….. VISITAITION BEGINS AFER NINE
THURSDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS; MARVIN OF ALABANA AND MARTIN OF GLASGOW….. AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; MARGIE AND R-J
EVANS, MARY AND MIKE CHERRY AND MARTHA KINSLOW ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..10 GRANDCHILDREN, 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/01/18

THE PATRIOT WERE ON THE ROAD TO GLASGOW LAST NIGHT AND DROPPED A NINE TO EIGHT DECISION TO THE SCOTTIES…..


THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL THIS AFTERNOON….

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM AND LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM BOTH PLAY AT BARREN COUNTY……


THE PREDATORS ARE IN WINNIPEG FOR GAME THREE OF THEIR STANLEY CUP SERIES…..WHICH IS TIED AT ONE GAME A PIECE……







DRUG ENFORCEMENT OFFICE
04/30/18

ACCORDING TO SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL…..THE U-S DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATON IS PLANNING TO OPEN A POST  IN PADUCAH…..TO
DEAL WITH THE TREMENDOUS UPSURGE IN THE AMOUNT OF METH AND SYNTHEIC  MARIJUANA  IMPORTED AND DISTRIBUTED IN WESTERN
KENTUCKY….

THE D-E-A  ALSO HAS  A POST IN MADISONVILLE…..AND LAST YEAR ANNOUNCED IT WAS PLACING A NEW FIELD OFFICE IN LOUISVILLE TO BATTLE THE
SPREAD  OF OPIOID ABUSE…..



ARREST
04/30/18

A COUPLE OF ARRESTS BY THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TAKS FORCE….
APRIL 21ST…..A SEARCH WARRANT WAS EXECUTED AT SEVEN-46 WASHINGTON SCHOOL ROAD….WERE  CRYSTAL METH….TWO HAND GUNDS….
DIGITAL SCALES…. CASH AND A SUSPECTED DRUG LEDGER WERE LOCATED…..
25 YEAR OLD JOSHAU BENNINGFIELD  WAS ARRESTED  AT THE SCENE AND CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH-
ENHANCED  WITH A FIREARM  AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA…..

THEN ON APRI 26TH…..ANARREST  WARRANT  WAS SERVED  ON 39 YEAR OLD MELISSA SCOTT……WHICH ALLEGED THAT ON APRIL 21ST  SCOTT
BROUGHT CRYSTAL METH INTO THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER….HIDDEN ON HER PERSON….. AND DISTRIBUTED IT TO OTHER INMATES
WHEN SHE WAS ARRESTED FOR A SEPARATE INCIDENT…..



CASADA
04/30/18

71 YEAR OLD JERRY LEE CASADA OF THE BOYCE COMMUNITY DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES)
MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFER ONE THIS AFTERNOON
(MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…… AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS  TO THE ROCKY MOUNTIAN ELKS
FOUNDATION……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PHYLLIS CASADA….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; WARREN-AND DARREN AND ASHLEY....A STEP SON; WESLEY
LLOYD…..AND A STEP-DAUGHTER AND STEP-SON-IN-LAW; LARIE AND WESTON VERNON ALL OF BOWLING GREEN…..AND A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-
LAW; JIMMY AND NANCY OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/30/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW FOR A  MAKE-UP GAME……

AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAJE ON SOUTH WARREN…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM  THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN  GOSPEL  12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-
FM…… WVLE…..STARTING AROUND  FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON…….


IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAY OFFS…..
THE PREDATORS DEFEATED THE JETS…..IN DOUBLE OVERTIME….FIVE TO FOUR  TO TIE  THE SERIES AT ONE GAME A PIECE…..







FATAL-CLINTON
04/26/18

STATE POLICE SAY A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT…..FOUR MILES WEST OF ALBANY…. CLAIMED A LIFE….

A 1997 CHEVROLET…..OPERATED BY 16 YEAR-OLD BREANNA GROCE OF ALBANY…. WAS TRAVELING  ON KENTUCKY  SEVEN-38…WHEN IT LEFT THE
ROADWAY…. CROSSED BACK OVER THE ROAD AND STRUCK  A FENCE….THE VEHICLE  THEN OVERTURNED  AND ROLLED MULTIPLE TIMES…..

GROCE….WHO WAS UNRESTRAINED…..WAS EJECTED AND DIED AT THE SCENE……



GRAVES
04/26/18

71 YEAR OLD CLARA JUNE GRAVES OF LAFAYETTE DIED TUESDAY AT MACON COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES  FOR THE
SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI)  MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN OAK FOREST NUMBER ONE CEMETERY…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF
DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPRENSES…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS; JIMMY, DARRELL, GARY AND TEDDY GRAVES….. AND A DAUGHTER; MARGARET GRAVES ALL OF TENNESSEE……A
BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; MONROE AND LUCILLE BLANKENSHIP…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; LINDA BLANKENSHIP ALL OF ADOLPHUS…..SIX
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/26/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TRACK  TEAMS GO TO GREENWOOD THIS AFTERNOON….
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS AT GLASGOW……
THE TENNIS TEAMS PLAY AT FRANKLIN SIMPSOSN……

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON RUSSELLVILLE…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON SOUTHERN  
GOSPEL   12-50…… WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..STARTING AROUND FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON……


ROUSH-FENWAY RACING ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT MATT KENSENTH IS RETURNING   TO NASCAR….

KENSETH…..WHO’S FIRST RACE WILL BE MAY 112TH AT KANSAS… WILL SHARE THE NUMBER SIX RIDE WITH TREVOR BAYNE….WHO IS RUNNING  THIS
WEEK-END AT TALLADEGA…..……

KENSETH…..THE TWO-THOUSAND-THREE CUP CHAMPION….HAS 39 CAREER CUP WINS….PUTTING HIM 20TH ON THE ALL-TIME WINS LIST…..







FISCAL COURT
04/25/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER ONE LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND APPROVED THE
“ADMINISTRATIVE CODE” ON FIRST READING…..

THE COURT ALSO APPROVED JUDGE HOBDY SIGNING THE PAPER WORK TO ACCEPT   A FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT FROM THE KENTUCKY E-P-
A WASTE MANAGEMENT….FOR THE TIRE AMNESTY PROGRAM…..
AND  ALSO APPROVED  JUDGE HOBDY SIGNING THE PAPER WORK  WITH THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS…..TO ACCEPT 203-
THOUSAND- 548 DOLLARS   FOR EXPENSES AT THE  JUDICIAL  CENTER FOR THE UPCOMING FISCAL YEAR….AND THAT’S UP FROM 195-THOUSAND-
148 DOLLARS  THIS FISCAL YEAR….



MILLER
04/25/18

60 YEAR OLD MARIANNE BYRN MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HER RESIDENCE……AND THERE WILL BE NO FUNERAL SERVICE OF
VISITATION…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; MICHAEL MILLER…..A SON; JASON BYRN….AND  A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; HEATHER AND JOE POPE ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE….AND THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; DWIGHT BYRN OF SCOTTSVILLE, RANDY AND REBELLE BYRN OF GLASGOW AND CHRIS
AND LESLIE BYRN OF  FOUNTAIN RUN….FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



APLEY
04/25/18

52 YEAR OLD STU APLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..AND A PRIVATE MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; EDIE APLEY…..THREE SONS; CORDARREL ANDERSON OF FLORIDA  AND DAVID AND JESSIE ANDERSON BOTH OF
TENNESSEE…..HIS PATENTS; STEVE AND DIANE RILEY…..AND A BROTHER; CLAYTON APLEY ALL OF TENNESSEE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/25/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW THIS AFTERNOON FOR A MAKE UP GAME….

AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM  IS ON THE ROAD  TO SOUTH  WARREN FOR A MAKE UP GAME…..


TODAY IS THE DAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL   WILL LEARN THE FINDINGS FROM THE COMMISSION ON COLLEGE BASKETBALL…..WHCH WAS FORMED BY
THE N-C-A-A  IN THE AFTERMATH OF LAST FALL’S  NEWS OF A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION  INTO THE SPORT….

THERE HAS BEEN NO WORD ON WHAT THE COMISSION WILL RECOMMEND….BUT THE N-C-DOUBLE-A….BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS…..SAYS THEY
HOPE TO  HAVE THE RECOMMENDATIONS IN PLACE BY THE START OF THE UPCOMING SEASON……







2017 UNEMPLOYMENT RATES
04/24/18

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR EDUCATION  AND WORKFORCE STATISTICS…..THE UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY FELL
FROM   FOUR-POINT-FOUR  PERCENT IN TWENTY-16 TO  FOUR-POINT-THREE PERCENT IN TWENTY-17…..

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT LAST YEAR…..JOBLESS RATES RANGED FROM  THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN MONROE
COUNTY TO SIX-PERCENT IN EDMONSON COUNTY……

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH LAST YEAR…..UNEMPLOYMENT  RATES DECREASED IN 80 COUNTIES…..ROSE IN 24…..AND STAYED THE SAME IN 16….

WOODFORD COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST JOBLESS RATE LAST YEAR AT THREE-POINT-THREE PERCENT…..
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY   RECORDED THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  AT 15-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT…….



KENTUCKY NOT ECO-FRIENDLY
04/24/18

A NEW STUDY RANKS THE COMMONWEALTH  THE THIRD   LEAST ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY  STATE IN THE NATION…..VERMONT  WAS RANKED THE
MOST ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY WITH WEST VIRGINIA  COMING IN LAST….

THE WALLET-HUB STUDY COMPARED STATES  ACROSS THREE KEY FACTORS…. ENVIRONMENTAL  QUALITY…..ECO-FRIENDLY  BEHAVIORS…..AND
CLIMATE –CHANGING  CONTRIBUTIONS…..

KENTUCKY RANKED  48TH  OVERALL…..AND LAST IN THE CATEGORY OF ENVIRONMENTIAL QUALITY…….THAT RANKING WAS  DETERMINED BY
LOOKING AT SOLID WASTE PER-CAMPITA… AIR…WATER…AND SOIL QUALITY…..

ECO-FRIENDLY BEHAVIORS CONSIDERED IN THE STUDY INCLUDE EACH STATE’S RENEWABLE ENERGY USAGE…..ENERGY AND GAS
CONSUMPTION……AND DAILY WATER USAGE……



DOCTOR FOUND GUILTY
04/24/18

A  FRANKLIN PHYSICIAN  HAS BEEN CONVICTED ON 15-COUNTS OF ILLEGAL A DISTRIBUTION OF  CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES….BY WAY OF
PRESCRIBING OPIATE PAIN MEDICATION OUTSIDE OF THE COURSE OF PROFESSIONAL  MEDICAL PRACTICE….AND WITHOUT A LEGITIMATE MEDICAL
PURPOSE…….

69 YEAR OLD ROY D. REYNOLDS WHO  WAS CONVICTED….MONDAY….. FOLLOWING A NINE DAY TRIAL IN FEDERAL COURT…..WAS TAKEN INTO
FEDERAL CUSTODY  FOLLOWING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE VERDICT…….



SPORTS
04/24/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TRACK TEAMS TRAVEL TO GLASGOW THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE TENNIS TEAMS PLAY AT RUSSELLVILLE……
THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GLASGOW…..
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY……


THE AREA FIVE SPECIAL OLYMPCIS WERE HELD SATURDAY AT BOWLING GREEN HIGH SCHOOL…..AND THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTICT HAD  35
ATHLETES  PARTICIPATING……AND THEY WERE JOINED BY BUDDIES……COACHES…..AND FAMILIES…..

DURING THE OPENING CEREMONIES…..LAURA RECTOR RECEIVED THE DOREEN BIRK TWENTY-18  COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD…..
LEANN THOMAS  RECEIVED THE TWENTY-18  CLARK VERNER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD….
AND THE SCOTTSVILLE POLICE  DEPARTMENT WAS RECOGNIZED  AS THE FAMILY OF THE YEAR……







HUGHES
04/23/18

73 YEAR OLD CAROLYN HUGHES OF ADOLPHUS DIED SATURDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER SIX TOMORROW NIGHT (TUES) AT
THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; MURL R.HUGHES…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; CHRISTOPHER AND TRACY AND ERIC AND JANET ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE….A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; RENEA AND JASON STEPHENSON OF ADOLPHUS…..A BROTHER AND  SISTER-IN-LAW;  STEVE AND
MARY CHARLTON OF ADOLPHUS….AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; SHERLIE AND EUGENE HARPER AND DELOYCE MEADOR ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



WAFFLE HOUSE SHOOTING UPDATE
04/23/18

AUTHORITIES IN NASHVILLE SAY THE SEARCH FOR THE MAN  WHO OPENED FIRE AT AN ANTIOCH WAFFLE HOUSE EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING….
KILLING FOUR PEOPLE   AND WOUNDING FOUR OTHERS….HAS BEEN ARRESTED…..

29 YEAR OLD TRAVIS REINKING WHO IS FROM ILLINOIS… HAD BEEN LIVING IN NASHVILLE SINCE  TWENTY-17….FLED THE SCENE AND  HE WAS
FINALLY  TAKE INTO CUSTODY THIS AFTERNOON AND CHARGED WITH FOUR COUNTS OF MURDER….….. ACCORDING TO NEWS CHANNEL FIVE HE
IMMEDIATELY REQUESTED A LAWYER…..

POLICE RECEIVED   A TIP  OF SOMEONE GOING THRU A CONSTRUCTION  SITE  ON MOUNTAIN SPRINGS DRIVE NEAR AN APARTMENT COMPLEX…..AT
THE TIME OF HIS ARREST….REINKING HAD  A BACK PACK CONTAINING A GUN….AMMUNITION…..FLASH LIGHT AND HOLSTER……



MISS JACKSONIAN
04/23/18

THE  JACKSONIAN   PAGEANTS WERE HELD YESTERDAY….AND 16 YEAR OLD MAELIE STOVALL…..THE DAUGHTER OF TRACY AND CYNTHIA STOVALL…..
WAS NAMED MISS JACKSONAIN…..
THE AC/S JUNIOR PLANS TO ATTEND WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY AND MAJOR IN BUSINESS…

THE PAGENAT HAD A TOTAL OF  46 CONTESTANT  IN  ALL CATEGORIES……



MOVING COMPANY OWNERS  SENTENCED
04/23/18

THE OWNERS OF THREE MOVING COMPANIES….LOCATED IN BULLITT AND HARDIN COUNTIES….HAVE BEEN SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT TO
SERVE 15-MONTHS IN PRISON…..SERVE A THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE…...AND PAY A 75-HUNDRED DOLLAR   FINE FOR OVER BILLING   
THE  U-S ARMY  FOR HOUSEHOLD GOOD SHIPMENT MOVES OF SOLDIERS…..….

63 YEAR OLD LONNIE CURL OF BROOKS AND 59 YEAR OLD KENNETH MONTGOMERY OF SHEPHERDSVILLE MUST ALSO MAKE FULL RESTITUTIKON  OF
132-THOUSAND  DOLLARS   TO THE U-S ARMY…….



PREGNANT WOMEN SMOKING
04/23/18

A NEW REPORT FROM THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL SAYS KENTUCKY RANKS NUMBER TWO FOR THE HIGHEST  NUMBER  OF WOMEN WHO
HAVE SMOKED WHILE PREGNANT…..

ACCORDING TO THE STUDY……IN TWENTY-16  ONE OUT OF 14 PREGNANT  WOMEN  SMOKES CIGARETTES……

WEST VIRGINIA…..KENTUCKY…..AND INDIANA RANKED HIGHEST…..
WHILE CALOFIRNIA   HADT THE LOWEST RATE OF WOMEN SMOKING WHILE PREGNANT……



SPORTS
04/23/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON CUMBERLAND COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS  WOUND UP THEIR FIRST ROUND SERIES IN THE STANLY CUP PLAY OFFS  LAST NIGHT AS THE SHUT-OUT COLORADO FIVE TO
NOTHING……

THE PREDS WILL TAKE ON WINNIPEG IN ROUND TWO……







JONES
04/22/18

62 YEAR OLD MICHAEL RAY JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY  AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. UNION GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW
(MON) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; MARK AND JUNE OF IOWA AND PATRICK AND LINDA OF LOUISVILLE…..TWO SISTERS AND
BROTHERS-IN-LAW; CHERYL AND JACK STINNETT OF BUFFALO AND LORA AND SCOTT ALDRIDGE OF ELIZABETHTOWN….AND BY WANDA STOVALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE………



POPE
04/22/18

72 YEAR OLD LINDA POPE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SAT) AT HER RESIDENCE…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT
ONE AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; ADAM HAMILTON …..AND TWO DAUGHTERS ANS SONS-IN-LAW; LISA AND TODD PAYNE AND AMANDA AND DAVID CARTER
ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; STEVE AND MICHELLE LAING OF TENNESSEE…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-
LAW;  PAMELA MASON, PEGGY AND MIKE HARSTON AND TERRI LAING ALL OF INDIANA…..SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE……



GRAVES
04/22/18

51 YEAR OLD RICHARD DALE GRAVES OF ADOLPHUS DIED TUESDAY AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(MON) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT MT. OLIVE  METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (MON) MORNING AT GOAD
FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FOR OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERL EXPENSES……

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; KYLE OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A STEP-DAUGHTER; KARA FORD OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE STEP-SONS; MICHAEL KEEN OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND JERRY AND ANDY KEEN BOTH OF BOWLING GREEN…..THREE AUNTS AND NINE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN NALSO SURVIVE…..






REGISTRATION
04/19/18

KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOL REGISTRATION……FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR….WILL BE HELD THIS AFTERNOON FROM FOUR-30 TO SIX AT THE
PRIMARY CENTER…..

KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS MUST BE FIVE-YEAR-OLD ON OR BEFORE AUGUST FIRST….HOWEVER….THERE IS A POLICY AND PROCESS FOR PARENTS
OF CHILDREN WHO TURN FIVE BETWEEN AUGUST FIRST AND OCTOBER FIRST AND WOULD LIKE FOR THEIR CHILD  TO ATTEND KINDERGARTEN  THIS
COMING SCHOOL YEAR….
PRESCHOOL STUDENTS  MUST BE FOUR BY AUGUST   FIRST  AND MEET INCOME ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS…..OR BE THREE-YEARS- OLD AND
IDENTIFIED  WITH SPECIAL NEEDS….
PARENTS SOULD  BRING A VALID BIRTH CERTIFICATE  AND KENTUCKY IMMUNIZATION CERTIFICATE…….AND FOR PRESCHOOL STUDENTS…..PROOF  
OF INCOME…..



HODGENVILLE APPROVES ALCOHOL SALES
04/19/18

A LARUE COUNTY TOWN HAS APPROVED THE SALE OF ALCOHOL BY A 10-VOTE MARGIN…..

HODGENVILLE VOTERS SPLIT…..347 TO 337….ON TUESDAY’S BALLOTT….

A HODGENVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEMBER SPEARHEADED THE INITIATIVE  AND PER STATE LAW….BORE THE COST OF THE ELECTION  WHICH WAS 10-
THOUSAND DOLLARS…...SOME OF WHICH WAS OFFSET BY DONATIONS……



ACCIDENT-MONROE
04/19/18

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED AN ACCIDENT IN MONROE COUNTY THAT INJURED ONE PERSON….

41 YEAR OLD MICHAEL BENNETT OF EDMONTON WAS OPERATING  A TWO-THOUSAND-SIX  FREIGHTLINER  ON OLD TEMPLE HILL ROAD….WHEN HIS
LOAD SHIFTED….CAUSING HIM TO RUN OFF THE ROADWAY AND OVERTURN…..
BENNETT…..WHO WAS WEARING HIS SEAT BELT…..WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MONROE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER FOR TREATMENT……



SPORTS
04/19/18

THE PATROT AND LADY PATROT TRACK TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO METCALFE COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON…..
AND THE PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS TRAVEL TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


IN THE STANLEY  CUP PLAYOFFS……
THE PREDATORS DEFEATED  COLORADO  THREE TO  TWO…..
TO TAKE A  THREE GAMES TO ONE LEAD IN THE SERIES WHICH RETURNS TO NASHVILLE TOMORROW NIGHT……







NEW HALTON PLANT
04/18/18

A SCOTTSVILLE PLANT IS EXPANDING…..HALTON AMERICAS PRESIDENT RICK BAGWELL  HAS CONFIRMED THEY WILL BE CONSTRUCTING  A NEW
PLANT TO BE BUILT JUST NORTH OF HALFWAY…..

HALTONS  HAS PURCHAED  20-ACRES IN THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTVILLE INDUSTRIAL AUTHORITY’S NEW  136-ACRE INDUSTRIAL PARK LOCATED ON
VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY……THE NEW PLANT WILL OCCUPY  35-TO 45-THOUSAND SQUARE AND WILL ALSO HAVE ITS OWN RESEARCH AND
DEVELOPMENT FACILITIES…..

WHEN THE FINNISH COMPANY  LOCATED IN  SCOTTSVILLE IN 1997  THEY EMPLOYED 27 PEOPLE…..THAT WORK FORCE HAS NOW GROWN TO 150 AND
BAGWELL SAYS HE EXPECTS THE GROWTH TO CONTINUE IN THE YEARS TO COME…..
HALTON HAS MADE FIVE ADDITIONS TO THEIR FACILITIES SINCE MOVING TO SCOTTSVILLE….WITH THE LATEST BEING A THREE-POINT-SEVEN MILLION
DOLLAR INVESTMENT TO BRING THEIR NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS TO SCOTTSVILLE….THE 10-THOUAND-300 SQUARE FOOT STRUCTURE  
ALSO HOUSES RESEACH AND DEVELOPMENTENT FACILITIES…….



PRUITT RESIGNS
04/18/18

THE KENTUCKY BOARD OF EDUCATION….MEETING IN CLOSED SESSION FOR FOUR HOURS YESTERDAY…..HAS ACCEPTED THE RESIGNATION OF
EDUCATION COMMISIONER….DR.   STEPHEN PRUITT….WHO HAD A YEAR AND A HALF LEFT ON HIS CONTRACT AND DIDN’T WANT TO LEAVE…..…..

HE WAS IMMEDIATELY REPLACED…..ON AN INTERIM BASIS BY WAYNE LEWIS….A SENIOR OFFICIAL IN GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN’S ADMINISTRATION…..

MONDAY…..BEVIN  USED EXPIRING  TERMS TO REPLACE MOST OF THE STATE BOARD….AND HIS APPOINTMENTS INCLUDED TO OF HIS FORMER TOP
AIDES….HAL HEINER AND AMANDA STAMPER…..
LEWIS HAD WORKED FOR HEINER AND WAS ONE OF THE ARCHITECTS OF KENTUCKY’S CHARTER SCHOOL LAW THAT WAS PASSED LAST YEAR…..
BEFORE THE VOTE…..BEVIN SAID HE LIKED PRUITT AS A PERSON….BUT HE WAS UNHAPPY WITH THE COMMONWEALTH’S RECENT DECLINE IN TEST
SCORES….



BEVIN MOTION
0418/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS FILED   A  MOTION….IN FRANKLIN CIRCUIT COURT….TO DISQUALITY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR AND HIS
OFFICE  FROM THE LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST THE COMMONWEALTH’S  RECENTLY ENACTED PENSION REFORM LAW…..SENATE BILL ONE-51…..

THE GOVERNOR’S MOTION ARGUES   THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MUST BE DISQUALIFIED FROM PROSECUTING ITS CASE…. AS THE  “RULES OF
PROFESSIONAL  CONDUCT”   PROHIBIT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FROM  SUING THE COMMONWEALTH AND ITS LEGISLATIVE LEADERS REGARDING
THE PENSION REFORM BILL…..AS HE HAD ALREADY PROVIDED THEM LEGAL ADVICE REGARDING THE BILL……WHICH IS A CONFLICT OF INTEREST……



MADDEN MOTION
04/18.18

THE ATTORNEY FOR TIMOTHY MADDEN  HAS FILED A MOTION ASKING   THE COURT TO FIND MADDEN INDIGENT….MEANING HE CAN’T FINANCIALLY
SUPPORT  HIS COURT FEES ANY LONGER…..

THE MOTION…..FILED BY HIS ATTORNEY TRAVIS LOCK…..ASKS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH TO PROVIDE HIM WITH SPECIAL SERVICES HE’S ENTITLED
TOO IN PREPARING HIS DEFENSE AND THE RIGHT TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY OF HIS CHOICE
IF MADDEN IS DECLARED INDIGENT…..THE MONEY WOULD COME FROM KENTUCKY TAX DOLLARS…..

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS UNTIL FRIDAY TO FILE AN OFFICIAL  RESPONSE….

MADDEN IS ACCUSED OF KIDNAPPING…..RAPING…..AND MURDERING SEVEN-YEAR ODL GABBIE DOOLIN IN NOVEMBER OF TWENTY-15…..



MINIX
04/17/18

75 YEAR OLD CECIL MINIX OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED  MONDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS)  AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (WED)  AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO SHADY GROVE CEMETERY FUND……

HE’S   SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  ANITA  MINIX……TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW;  RICKY-AND JENNIFER AND RANDY…..AND A DAUGHTER AND SON-
IN-LAW;  TONDA & KEVIN WITT ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/18/18

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  WAS AT HOME LAST NIGHT AND PICKED UP A BIG DISTRICT WIN OVER  MONROE COUNTY   NINE TO FIVE……

THE NEXT GAME FOR THE PATRIOTS WILL BE TOMORROW…..


KICK-OFFS WILL BE DIFFERENT IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL STARTING THIS SEASON…..

PLAYERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO FAIR-CATCH ANY KICK-OFF INSIDE THE 25-YARD LINE…..AND THE BALL WILL BE PLACED ON THE 25 LIKE A TOUCH
BACK……. PREVIOUSLY  THE OFFENSE TOOK POSSESS  AT THE  POINT  OF THE FIAR CATCH……

THE N-C-A-A SAYS THE CHANGE IS FOR PLAYER SAFETY….AS KICK OFFS ARE SOME OF THE MOST  DANGEROUS  PLAYS   IN FOOTBALL…….


KICK-OFFS WILL BE DIFFERENT IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL STARTING THIS SEASON…..

PLAYERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO FAIR-CATCH ANY KICK-OFF INSIDE THE 25-YARD LINE…..AND THE BALL WILL BE PLACED ON THE 25 LIKE A TOUCH
BACK……. PREVIOUSLY  THE OFFENSE TOOK POSSESS  AT THE  POINT  OF THE FIAR CATCH……

THE N-C-A-A SAYS THE CHANGE IS FOR PLAYER SAFETY….AS KICK OFFS ARE SOME OF THE MOST  DANGEROUS  PLAYS   IN FOOTBALL…….







SCHOOL BOARD
04/17/18

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION LAST NIGHT…..SUPERINTENDENT RANDALL JACKSON DID TALK
WITH THE BOARD ABOUT FUNDING FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS……

AND THE BAORD   APPROVED THE PURCHAE OF A NEW…. BLUEBIRD PROPANE BUS IN THE AMOUT OF 96-THOUSAND-635 DOLLARS….



PLANNING & ZONING
04/16/2018

THE SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY PLANING AND ZONING COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT…. AND DURING  A PUBLIC HEARING  DEVELOPER CHAD
HARSTON DISCUSSED DIVIDING PROPERTY ON RIVERBEND ROAD  INTO 10-SEPARATE LOTS WITH ROAD FRONTAGE…NUMEROUS CONCERNS WERE
BROUGHT UP BY AREA RESIDENT ABOUT THE EFFECT THE DIVISION AND POTENTIAL SUBDIVISION DEVELOPMENT   WOULD HAVE ON THE LAND AND
WATER SUPPLY AS THE PROPERTY OVERLOOKS A BLUFF DIRECTLY OVER BARREN RIVER LAKE….LAND OWNER STEVE HOLDER SHARED CONCERNS
THAT PART OF THE LAND INCLUDED IN THE PROPOSAL IS ACTUALLY HIS….AND THE BOARD  RECESSED THE HEARING UNTIL THE NEXT SCHEDULED
BOARD MEETING

CORNERSTONE POINT DEVELOPER DARRYL OLIVER PRESENTED THE BOARD WITH HIS PROPOSAL TO PUT 15-NEW LOTS ON ALLEN SPRINGS
ROAD….ISSUES DISCUSSED WERE GRANTING A 10-FOOT VARIANCE ON THE ROADWAY TO ALLOW FOR A 50-FOOT VARIANCE AND AS SOME OF THE
PROPERTY IS DIVIDED BETWEEN ALLEN AND WARREN COUNTY MAKING SURE THE LAND IS CLASSIFIED AS ALLEN COUNTY FOR SCHOOL
PURPOSES….



THEFT OF WEAPONS
04/17/18

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARE  INVESTIGATING THE THEFT OF SEVERAL WEAPONS SATURDAY  FROM DUHHAM  SPORTS   IN THE GREENWOOD MALL…..
POLICE SAY THE SUSPECT SHOPLIFED FIVE WEAPONS…..BUT DROPPED A COUPLE AS HE WAS LEAVING THE STORE……A  K-NINE UNIT TRACKED THE
INDIVIDUAL TO A CERTAIN  POINT WHERE  THE TRACKS STOPPED……

A-T-F  IS OFFERING A FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD FOR THE ARREST OF THE SUSPECT….AND ANYONE WITH INFORMAITION ON THIS THEFT IS
ASKED TO CONTACT  BOWLING GREEN POLICE AT   THREE-NINE-THREE-FOUR-THOUSAND…..OR CRIME STOPPERS AT  SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE……



SPORTS
04/17/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN GLASGOW THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS BARREN COUNTY……

AND THE  PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS  ARE  AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY……

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTON FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-
FM…. WVLE…..STARTING AROUND  FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON……


AND IN GAME THREE OF THE STANLY CUP PLAY OFFS…..
THE AVALANCHE DEFEATED THE PREDATORS FIVE TO THREE…..

GAME FOUR WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT AS THE PREDS LEAD THE SERIES TWO GAMES TO ONE…..







GENERAL ASSEMBLY
04/09/18

LAWMAKERS RETURNED TO FRANKFORT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY…..AFTER A 10-DAY VETO RECESS….FOR THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY SESSION AND THEY OVERRODE THREE MAJOR VETOS BY  GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN….

LAWMAKERS OVERTURNED VETOES ON A REVENUE AND TAX MEASSSURE  THAT RAISES 487-MLLON DOLLARS IN NEW REVENUES  TO FUND A
BUDGET THAT INCREASES FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND RESTORES FUNDING FOR SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORTATION…….THE BUDGE WILL
FUND THE COMMONWEALTH’S PENSION PLANS AT RECOMMENDED LEVELS…..

THE OVERIDE OF HOUSE  BILL THREE-66  LED TO A SECOND OVERIDE OF BEVIN’S VETO OF THE BUDGET THAT PHASSES IN INCREASED IN PENSION
CONTRIBUTIONS BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS….

THE LEGISLATUE ALVO DECIDED NOT TO REVIST A PROVISION THAT TAXED ANY PENSION OF 31-THOUSAND-100 DOLLARS…..INSTEAD OF THE 41-
THOUSAND-100 DOLLARS THAT IS CURRENLY EXEMPTED……



BEVIN APOLOGIZES
04/16/18

THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION BEGIN WITH GOVERNOR MATT NEVIN SAYING….HE GUARANTED A  CHILD WA SEXUALLY
ASAULTED AND ABUSED….WHLE TEACHERS RALLIED IN FRANKFORT TO ASK LAWMAKERS TO OVERRIDE HIS VETOS…..
THE  GOVERNOR THEN APOLIGIZED …..YESTERDAY……IN A FOUR-MINUTES  ON-LINE VIDEO…….

NUMEROUS LAWMAKERS SPOKE OUT AGAINST THE GOVERNOR’S COMMENTS…..AND IN AN UNUSUAL MOVE…..REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS SIGNED ON
TO A RESOLUTION CONDEMING BEVIN’S COMMENTS…..HOUSE DEMOCRATS ALSO PASSED THEIR OWN RESOLUTION…..AND BOTH PASSED ON A
VOICE VOTE WITHOUT FLOOR SPEECHES…..



TRANSPORTATION WORK
04/16/18

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTOAN CABINET  WILL CONTINUE WORK ON  VARIOUS PROJECTS  IN ALLEN COUNTY THIS WEEK….

ON  BROWNSFORD ROAD……CREWS WILL CONTINUE WORKING ON THE KENTUKCY-98 REALIGNMENT IN THE DURHAM SPRINGS AREA…..WORK HAS
BEGUN ON A NEW CULVERT FOR THE PROJECT…… AS-WELL-AS  FILL MAERIAL BEING PLACED FOR THE NEW ROADWAY…….HOWER…MOS OF THE
WORK WILL CONTINUE TO TAKE PLACE OFF THE EXISTING ROADWAY AND SHOULD HAVE LITTLE IMPACT ON TRAVEL IN THE AREA……

ON KENTUCKY 11-47….A SIGNAL HAS BEEN  INSTALLED ON THE BRIDGE OVER TRAMMEL CREEK WHILE BRIDGE DECK OVERLY IS BEING DONE…..THIS
WORK IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN THREE WEEKS……

AND A SIGNAL HAS BEEN PLACED ON THE BRIDGE OVER DIFFICULT CREEK….ON KENTUCKY 15-33…….WHICL BRIDGE OVERLAY WORK IS DONE…..
THIS PROJECT IS ALSO EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN THREE WEEKS…..



SPORTS
04/16/18

THE PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY BARREN COUNTY……


THE STANLY CUP PLAY-OFF MOVE TO COLORADO…..
AS THE PREDATORS WILL TAKE ON THE AVALANCHE AT THE PEPSI CENTER….
WITH THE PREDS LEADING THE SERIES TWO GAME TO NONE…..







TEACHER RALLY
04/13/18

STATE LAWMAKERS RETURN TO FRANKFORT TODAY AND TOMORROW….FOR THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE SESSION….TO CONSIDER VETOS OF THE
BUDGET AND REVENUE BILLS BY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN…..
HUNDREDS OF TEACHERS WILL RALLY IN FRANKFORT…..AS OVER 30 SCHOOL DISTRICTS….INCLUDE ALLEN  ARE CLOSED TODAY…..

HOWEVER….TEACHERS  MAY HAVE LIMITED NUMBERS IN THE CAPITAL BUILDING…AS STATE POLICE   SAY THEY ARE WORKING  WITH FRANKLIN
COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT…..THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL…..AND FRANKFORT POLICE TO ESTABLISH SAFETY PROTOCALS…..WHICH WILL
INCLUDE OPEN CORRIDORS SO PEOPLE CAN FREELY WALK IN AND OUT OF BUILDINGS  AND THAT  MAY LIMIT CROWD SIZE INSIDE THE CAPITOL…..



ANDERSON
04/13/18

92 YEAR OLD DOROTHY MAE ANDERSON OF BOWLING GREEN DIED WEDNESDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVIICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(SAT) AFTENOON AT THREE AT MT. UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10
TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; RACHEL SANDLIN OF BOWLING GREEN…..A SON GEORGE OF INDIANA…..THREE BROTHERS;  RUSSELL AND PAUL
FOSTER BOTH OF INDIANA AND DAVID FOSTER OF LOUISVILLE…..AND A SISTER; GENEVIA MCCUE OF TENNESSEE…….FOUR GRANDCHIDLREN, 11
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDRNE ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/13/18

THE PATROT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN  MONROE COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON…..

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL GAME WITH SOUTH WARREN……SCHEUDULED FOR TOMORROW…..HAS BEEN MOVED TO SEVEN O’CLOCK TONIGHT AT
PATRIOT  FIELD….


IN THE OPENING ROUND OF THE STANLEY  CUP PLAYOFFS…..
THE PREDATORS SHUT OUT COLORADO ONE TO NOTHING…..
THE NEXT GAME WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT AT BRIDGESTONE…..







PENSON SUIT
04/12/18

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY BESHEAR….AND UNIONS REPRESENTING TEACHERS AND POLICE OFFICERS….HAVE SUED TO BLOCK A BILL THE WOULD
MAKES CHANGES TO ONE OF THE COUTRY’S  WORST FUNDED PUBLIC PENSON SYSTEMS……

THE BILL PROTECTS MOST BENEFITS  FOR CURRENT AND RETIRED EMPLOYEES…. BUT  IT WOULD MOVE ALL  NEW TEACHER  HIRES  INTO A HYBRID
PLAN THAT PUTS LESS RISK ON THE COMMONWEALTH…..BUT DOESN’T GUARANTEE THEM THE SAME BENEFITS….



TEACHER RALLY
04/12/18

LAWMAKERS RETURN TO FRANKFORT TOMORROW…..FOR THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION  TO CONSIDER  VETOS BY
GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN……AND KENTUCKY TEACHERS PLAN TO RALLY AGAIN……

THE KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS  HAS ENCOURGED LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS  TO SEND DELEGATIONS TO THE
RALLY……WHILE ACKNOWLEDGING THAT CLOSING SCHOOL MAY BE NECESSARY IF THEY HAVE TOO MANY STAFF ABSENT…..BUT THAT WOULD BE  A
LOCAL DECISION…….



JONES
04/12/18

86 YEAR OLD BETTY JEAN VINSON JONES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALITY CARE……GRAVESIDE
SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI)  MORNING AT 11 AT CRESCENT HILL CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS)
AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER; BELINDA JONES OF BRANDENBURG…..AND A SISTER; BARBARA BLANKENSHIP OF SCOTTSVILLE…..TWO
GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/12/18

THE  PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  TRACK TEAMS HOST THE AC/S  INVITATIONAL THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO LOGAN COUNTY…..
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO PLAY BOWLING GREEN……


THE PREDATORS OPEN ROUND ONE…..OF THE STANLEY CUP PLAY OFFS TONIGHT AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA….AS THE HOST THE COLORADO
AVALANCE…..


MONSTER ENERGY WILL REMAIN THE TITLE SPONSOR OF NASCAR’S PREMIER SERIES….AFTER AGREEING TO A ONE-YEAR EXTENSION  THRU THE
TWENTY-19 SEASON….BUT IS NOT EXPECTED TO RETURN TO THAT ROLE AFTER THAT…..

MOSTER ENERGY…..WHICH WAS ALIGNED WITH DRIVERS AND A TEAM BEFORE BECOMING SERIES SPONSOR……IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN IN THE
SPORT…..







SCAM
04/11/18

ANOTHER SCAM HAS BEEN REPORTED  TO  THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..

DETECTIVE WILLIAM FRANCIS TELLS NEWSWATCH THAT SOME RESIDENTS HAVE RECEIVED  LETTERS FROM…..IMAGE CONSULTANTS OF
KENTUCKTY….CONTAINING A STATEMENT  FOR SERVICES PROVIDED…AND WHEN YOU CALL THE HELP LINE PHONE NUMBER LISTED ON THE
STATEMENT…..YOU ARE CONNECTED WITH A SEX LINE…..

IF YOU RECEIVE ONE OF THESE LETTERS……CONTACT THE ALLEN COUNTY SHSERIFF’S DEPARTMENT…..



PENSION BILL
04/11/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SIGNED  A BILL INTO LAW THAT MAKE CHANGES TO KENTUCKY’S  TROUBLED PENSION SYSTEMS….

THE BILL PRESERVES MOST BENEFITS FOR CURRENT AND RETIRED TEACHERS AND STATE EMPLOYEES…..BUT IT  WILL MOVE NEW HIRES  INTO A  
HYBRID  PLAN  THAT PUTS LESS RISK ON THE COMMONWEALTH…

IN SIGNING THE BILL….BEVIN SAID  THE BILL IS NOT WHAT  IT COULD HAVE BEEN…. BUT THERE IS NOTHING IN IT THAT IS  BAD FOR KENUCKY……



HOOVER CASE SETTLED
04/11/18

THE FORMER SPEAKER OF THE KENTUCKY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HAS AGREED TO A  ONE-THOUSAAND DOLLAR FINE  AND A PUBLIC
REPREMAND  FOR ENGAGING IN…. INAPPROPRIATE  TEXT MESSAGES…WITH A FEMALE STAFFER…..

THE FINE AND REPREMAND ARE PART  OF A SETTLEMENT  BETWEEN JEFF HOOVER AND THE LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION……WHICH
APPROVED THE SETTLEMENT YESTERDAY  AND CLOSED THE CASE……



MISSING BG MAN FOUND
04/11/18

THE BODY  OF A MISSING BOWLING GREEN MAN WAS FOUND MONDAY AFERNOON IN JENNINGS CREEK…..34 YEAR OLD MICAH   REED  WAS
REPORTED  MISSING  MARCH 30TH….

AN AUTOPSY  WAS PERFORMED IN LOUISVILLE…..BUT THE RESULTS ARE PENDING…….

DETECTIVE WITH THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT ARE CONTINUING THE INVESTIGATION…..AND THEY HAVEN’T RULED OUT ANY CAUSE
FOR EITHER THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE DEATH OF REED……



SPORTS
04/11/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON BOWLING GREEN…..

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50……WLCK……AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-
FM…. WVLE….. STARTING AROUND FIVE-15 THIS AFTERNOON…….


SINCE 1990…..SMALL HIGH SCHOOLS IN KENTUCKY HAVE PARTICIPATED  IN THE….. ALL-A  STATE BASAKETBALL TOURNAMENT….AND NOW  PLANS
ARE BEING FINALIZED FOR THE INAUGURAL……TWO-A  BASKETBALL CHAMIONSHPS DURING THE      TWENTY-18-19  SEASON…….

IT WAS DETERMINED 66 SCHOOLS WERE ELIGIBLE….BASED ON CURRENT ENROLLMENT…..TO PARTICIPATE …..HOWEVER…ONLY 45 HAVE ELECTED
TO PARTICIPATE THIS YEAR…..

SCHOOLS WILL BE DIVIDED INTO  FOUR SECTIONALS….MADE UP OF TEAMS FROM FOUR REGIONS…..WITH THE CHAMPION AND RUNNER-UP
ADVANCING TO AN EIGHT-TEAM STATE TOURNAMENT….
SECTION ONE WILL INCLUDE…… ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE…. FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..GLASGOW……WARREN CENTRAL….AND WARREN EAST……
SECTION ONE WILL ALSO INCLUDE SCHOOLS FROM REGIONS ONE AND TWO….

THE….TWO-A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE PLAYED AT THE OWENSBORO SPORTS CENTER…..







BEVIN VETOES BUDGET
04/10/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS  VETOED THE COMMONWEALTH’S  NEW  TWO-YEAR BUDGET AND A CORRESPONDING TAX REVISION BILL…..

IN VETOING THE BUDGET….BEVIN  SAID THE SPENDING PLAN L IS NOT IN BALANCE AS IT SPENDS ROUGHLY 50-MILLION DOLLARS MORE THAT THE
COMMWONWEALTH  TO COLLECT  IN REVENUE FRO NEW TAXES….HE ALSO CRITIZED LAWMAKERS FOR AGREEING TO SPEND 600-MILLION DOLLARS
MORE THAN HE INITIALLY PROPOSED…..

LEADERS IN THE HOUSE AND SENAE SAY THE STAND BEHIND THE REVENUE PROJECTONS THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION ISSUES…..
WHICH DIFFER FROM WHAT THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE SAID ABOUTH THE PLAN…..

LAWMAKERS  RETURN TO FRANKFORT THIS FRDIAY AND SATURDAY  TO CONSIDER VOTEOS MADE  BY THE GOVERNOR……WHICH CAN BE
OVERRIDDEN BY A  SIMPLE MAJORITY IN  BOTH CHAMBERS……



CITY COUNCIL
04/10/18

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING…..POLICE CHIEF JEFF PEARSON INFORMED THE COUNCIL THAT THE DEPARTMENT HAD
HIRED ANOTHER SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER……

CITY SUPERNINTENDNET WILLIAM TOMASON  TOLD  THE COUCNIL THAT THE WHITE PLAINS WATER TANK HAD BEEN CLEANED AND REPAIRED…..
AND THAT THE CITY COLLECTED  APPROXIMATELY  23-TONS OF DEBREE DURING THE CLEAN UP WEEK HELD LAST MONTH……



HUGHES
04/10/18

79 YEAR OLD JAMES LOWELL HUGHES OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (MON) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 10 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CLIFTON CEMETERY….. VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW
(WED) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; JOANN HOLLAND HUGHES….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JAMES AND AMY OF TENNESSEE AND JEFFERY AND
ALICIA OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/10/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS  GO TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM  HOSTS MONROR  COUNTY…..

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM  IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARSITY  GAME ON SOUTHERN GOEPSL 12-50……WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-
FM…. WVLE….STARTING AROUND FOUR-50 THIS AFTERNOON…….







ACS NOMINATIONS
04/09/18

ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WILL BE ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR PARENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE SITE BASED COUNCIL….
TODAY THRU APRIL 20TH….

ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE IN WRITING AND MAILED….HAND DELIVEREDD  OR EMAILED TO MARCY  DOSS AT THE HIGH SCHOOL…..AS MARCY-DOT-
DOSS-AT ALLEN-DOT-K-Y-SCHOOLS-DOT-U-S….

KEEP IN MIND THAT THE PARENT  MAKING THE NOMINATION  AND THE NOMINEES MUST HAVE A STUDENT  ATTENDING  AC/S NEXT SCHOOL YEAR…..



CLINE
04/09/18

83 YEAR OLD VERN “BILL” CLINE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE WEDNESDAY MORNING
AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN PLEASANT HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT
THE FUNERAL HOME AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO PLEASANT HILL CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; NANCY CLINE….TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BRO. SCOTT AND SUE OF SCOTTSVILLE AND RICKY AND LAURA OF
GLASGOW….. A BROTHER;   BRO. PAT OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; LENA CARTER AND NELDA AND BILL SMITH
ALL OF INDIANA AND WILMA STEPHENS OF SCOTTSVILLE……THREE GRANDCHIDLREN AND A GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE…..



SHOCKLEY
04/09/18

87 YEAR OLD WAYNE SHOCKLEY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (SUN) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN LIBERTY CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS
AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……


HE’S SURVIVED BY A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND BRENDA…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; FAYE SHOCKLEY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……



SPORTS
04/09/18

THE PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN WARREN EAST….

AND THE PATRIOT  FRESHMAN  AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT  HOME TO PLAY SOUTH  WARREN…..







MESONET SYSTEM
04/06/18

THE KENTUCKY CLIMATE CENTER……AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY….IS GOING TO INSTALL A NEW MESONET SITE  IN PULASKI COUNTY  AND  
MAKE UPGRADES TO THE  FULTON COUNTY SITE….

THE PULASKI COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS PROVIDING THE LOCATION FOR THE NEW SITE WITH INSTALLATION  EXPECTED TO  BEGIN  LATER
THIS SPRING….
AND THE FULTON COUNTY SITE….WHICH IS LOCATED ONE MILE FROM THE MISSISSIPPI  RIVER….WILL BECOME THE SIXTH SITE WITH THE
TEMPERATURE INVERSION MONITORING PACKAGE WHICH IS PART OF A REGONAL PILOT PROJECT…..

THE KENTUCKY MESONET IS THE COMMONWEALTH’S OFFICIAL SOURCE FOR WEATHER AND CLIMATE DATE…..WITH 69-STATIONS  IN 67-COUNTIES…..
THE MESONET SITES COLLECT  REAL-TIME DATA  ON TEMPERATURES…. PRECIPITATION…..HUMIDITY…..SOLAR RADIATION….AND WIND SPEED AND
DIRECTION WHICH IS TRANSMITTED TO THE KENTUCKY CLIMATE CENTER EVERY  FIVE MINUTES…. 24-HOUR A DAY…..THROUGHOUT THE YEAR…..
AND THE DATA IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT….K-Y-MESONET-DOT-ORG…….



HEMP IMPACT
04/06/18

KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISIONER DAN QUARLES SAYS A PRELIMINARY REVIEW OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S EXPERMENTIAL HELP PROGRAM  
SHOWS IT HAD A MULTI-MILLON-DOLLAR ECONOMIC IMPACT…..

LAST YEAR……KENTUCKY LICENSED PROCESSORS PAID THE COMMONWEALTH’S GROWERS  SEVEN-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS FOR HARVESTED
HEMP…..

PROCESSORS  ALSO REPORTED  26-MILLION DOLLARS IN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT AND INVESTMENTS….AND 17-MILLION DOLLARS IN GROSS
PRODUCT SALES…..

SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL IS PUSHING LEGISLATION TO BRING HEMP PRODUCTION BACK INTO THE MAINSTREAM BY REMOVING IT FROM THE
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES LIST……



BILL VETO
04/06/18
06:05AM

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS VETOED A BILL THAT WOULD MAKE IT EASIER FOR AGENCIES TO LEAVE THE COMMONWEALTH’S TROUBLED PENSON
SUSTEM….

BEVIN SAID HE VETOED  HOUSE BILL  THREE-62  BECAUSE IT WOULD LET AGENCIES LEAVE AND MAKE PAYMENTS WITHOUT INTEREST ON THE
ENORMOUS COST TO LEAVE THE SYSTEM……POTENTIALLY COSTING TAXPAYERS UP TO TWO-BILLION DOLLARS…..

THE BILL WOULD  ALSO HAVEN GIVEN RELIEF TO CITY AND COUNTY GOVERNMENTS .FACING INCREASED PENTION PAYMENTS…..BEVIN SAID  HE
SUPPORTS THAT PART OF THE BILL……AND HE URGED LAWMAKERS TO  PASS A BILL WITH THAT LANGUAGE WHEN THE RETURN  TO FRANKFORT……



MORE TORNADOS
04/06/18

THE NATONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CONFIRMED TWO MORE TORNADOS IN THE COMMONWEALTH….DURING  TUESDAY NIGHT’S SEVERE
WEATHER….

AN E-F-TWO TORNADO  HIT AROUIND  BURNA  IN LIVINGSTON COUNTY….IN WESTERN KENTUCKY  .DAMAGING A HOME…..TREES….FOUR VEHICLES….
OUT BUILDINGS…. AND IT ALSO KILLED A HORE WHEN A TREE FELL ON IT….

AND AN  “E-F-ONE”  TORNADO  TOUCHED DOWN NEAR DANVILLE….IT DESTROYED  A COUPE OF HOME….DAMAGED OR DESTROYED BARNS AND
FENCING….AND KNOCKED DOWN TREES….



BOHANNON
04/06/18

84 YEAR OLD JOHNNY AARON BOHANNON OF FRANKLIN DIED WEDNESDAY AT CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER-BRIDGEPOINTE IN BOWLING GREEN…..
GRAVESIDE SERVICES FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GREENLAWN CEMETERY IN FRANKLIN WITH
MILITARY HONORS…..VISITATIION BEGINS  AFTER THREE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT GILBERT FUNERAL HOME IN FRANLIN….

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WILMA WHITE BOHANNON…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; STEVE AND VICKY OF KANSAS AND DENNIS AND
KIMMYE OF LEXINGTON…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



OSBORNE
04/06/18

80 YEAR OLD ROGER D. OSBORNE OF BOWLING GREEN DIED WEDNESDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..FUNERAL SERVICES
FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY NATIVE WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT J-C KIRBY AND SON FUNERAL HOME LOVERS LANE CHAPEL IN BOWLING
GREEN WITH BURIAL IN BOWLING GREEN GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND
MASONIC SERVICES WILL BE HELD TOMORROW  (SAT)  AFTERNOON AT FOUR-30 AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WANDA GOAD OSBORNE……A SON; RICK….A DAUGHTER; SHEILA MCDANIEL….AND TWO BROTHERS AND SISTER-IN-LAW;
STEPHEN AND RUTH  AND DONOVAN…..SIX GRANDCHIDREN AND 11 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/06/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WOUND UP PLAY AT THE CAL RIPKIN EXPERIENCEE….IN MYRTLE BEACH…..WITH A SIX TO ONE WIN OVER BISHOP
WATTERSON….

GOLFERS ARE REMINDED THEY CAN GET A 20-PERCENT DISCOUNT .OFF THE NORMAL RATE….AT ALL KENTUCKY STATE PARKS GOLF COURSES….
MONDAY THRU FRIDAY NOW THRU MAY 24TH…..

YOU CAN GET THE DISCOUT BY RESERVING A TEE-TIME…..ON LINE….AT PARKS-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV….

AND THE DISCOUT DOES NOT APPLY TO OVERNIGHT GOLF  PACKAGES…..







TORNADOS
04/05/18

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS TUESDAY NIGHT’S SEVERE WEATHER IN KENTUCKY SPAWNED THREE TORNADO TOUCHDOWNS….

AN   “E-F-ONE”  TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN   ABOUT FOUR MILES NORTHWEST  OF CLINTON IN HICKMAN COUNTY…..AND ANOTHER  “E-F-ONE”
TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT SEVEN MILES NORTHEAST OF CLINTON…...BOTH HAS ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS OF  100 MILES-PER-HOUR……

AND  ANOTHER    “E-F-ONE”  TORNADO…..WITH PEAK WINDS OF 105-TO-110 MILES- PER-HOUR…..TOUCHED DOWN NEAR  HANGING ROCK IN
GRAYSON COUNTY…..

STRAIGHT LINE WINDS ALSO   DAMAGED BARNS AND TREES IN HARDIN AND LARUE COUNTIES……



TENNESSEE ROAD WORK
04/05/18

IF YOU’RE GOING TO BE TRAVELING ON  I-65 SOUTHBOUND TODAY AND TOMORROW….KEEP IN MIND THAT THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION  WILL HAVE THE SOUTHBOUND DIRECTION  DOWN FROM THREE LANES TO ONE……JUST ACROSS THE STATE LINE FROM NINE TO
THREE  EACH DAY….FOR POTHOLE PATCHING

HEAVY CONGESTION……DELAYS……AND TRAFFIC BACKUPS   ARE  POSSIBLE…..



SPORTS
04/05/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WINDS UP PLAY IN MYRTLE BEACH AS THEY TAKE ON BISHOP WATTERSON….

THE HOT RODS OPEN THEIR SEASON AS THEY’RE AT HOME TO PLAY DAYTON…..

THE PREDATORS PLAY IN WASHINGTON…..


THE TITANS HELD A HUGE PARTY IN DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE LAST NIGHT TO UNVEIL THEIR NEW UNIFORMS….THIS WILL BE THE TEAM’S FIRST
MAKEOVER SINCE ADOPTING  THE TITANS  MONIKER IN 1999…..

THE HELMET IS THE BIGGEST CHANGE….AS THE OLD WHITE  HELMET HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NAVY BLUE SHELL WITH A SATIN FINISH…..THE
FACEMASK  IS CROME….AND THERE’S A TAPERED SILVER CENTER STRIP…..

THE ONE HOLDOVER IS THE FAMILIAR HELMET LOGO…..KNOWN AS THE “FLAMING THUMBTACK” OR “FIREBALL”…..WHICH HAS   BEEN GIVEN A SILVER
OUTLINE….BUT IS OTHERWISE  UNCHANGED……







SEXUAL HARASSMEN COMPLAINTS DROPPED
04/04/18

THE KENTUCKY LEGISLATIVE ETHICS  COMMISSION  HAS DROPPED COMPLAINTS  FILED  AGAINST  THREE HOUSE MEMNERS……CONNECTED TO LAST
YEARS SEXUAL HARASSMENT SCANDAL INVOLVING FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER  JEFF HOOVER….

THE COMPLAINTS  AGAINST   REPRESENTATIVES  JIM DECESARE OF BOWLING GREEN….BRIAN LINDER OF DRY RIDGE….AND MICHALE MEREDITH  OF
OAKLAND WERE DROPPED….BUT THE COMMISSION SAYD IT WILL GO ON WITH THE COMPLAINT AGAINST HOOVER…..

THIS BEGAN LAST FALL AFTER IT WAS DISCOVERED HOOVER AND HIS THREE COLLEAGUES HAS SIGNED A CONFIDENTIAL AGREEMENT WITH A
LEGISLATIVE STAFFER WHO CLAIMED THE FOUR HAD SEXUALLY HARASSED HER BY SENDING INAPPROPRIATE TEXT MESSAGES AND MAKING VULGAR
COMMENTS……



FLAGS
04/04/18

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS PROCLAIMED  THAT   U-S  AND STATE FLAGS BE FLOWN AT HALF-STAFF TODAY…..UNTIL LSUNSET TOMORROW…..AS A
MARK OF RESPECT FOR FALLEN HOPKINSVILLE POLICE OFFICER PHILLIP  MEACHAM…..

OFFICE MEACHAM WAS KILLED WHILE OFF-DUTY THURSDAY NIGHT IN HOPKINSVILLE AFTER BEING PULLED OVER BY A MAN   IMPERSONATING POLICE
OFFICER…..

BEVIN ENCOURAGES ALL KENTUCKIANS…..BUSINESSES…..ORGANIZATONS…..AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO JOIN THIS SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR
OFFICER MEACHAM’S FAMILY AND THE CITY OF HOPKINSVILLE……



MILLER
04/04/18

37 YEAR OLD LORI BETH MILLER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY IN LEXINGTON….. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT
TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARGENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 10 TOMORROW (THURS) MORNING
AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND EXPERSSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO EAST  WILLOW BUILDING FUND….

SHE’S SURVIVED  BY A SON; GEOVANI…..TWO DAUGHTERS; NAUTICA AND CANDICE…..HER MOTHER  AND STEP-FATHER; NANCY AND MARK
RISINGER….AND A BROTHER  AND SISTER-IN-LAW;  BRIAN AND ASHLEY MILLER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..



SPORTS
04/04/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM CONTINUES PLAY IN MYRTLE BEACH….
AS THEY TANGLE   WITH  THE ACADEMY  OF NOTRE  DAME AND CHESTERFIELD…..

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL GAMES SCHEDULED FOR TODAY  HAVE BEEN CANCELLED…..


THE INTERMEDIATE CENTER SHARP SHOOTERS ARCHRY TEAM….PARTICIPAED IN THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL ARCHERY IN SCHOOL PROGRAM STATE
CHAMPIONSHIPS LAST SATURDAY IN LOUISVILLE……AND PLACED 73RD OUT OF 81 SCHOOLS TAKING PART IN THE ELEMENTARY DIVISION…..

THE SHARP SHOOTERS….APPEARING IN THEIR FIRST STATE TOURNAMENT….. INCLUDED 24-STUDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE DAYLONG EVENT….







STATE BUDGET
04/03/18

THE COMMONWEALTH’S NEW TWO YEAR….22-BILLION DOLLAR  SPENDING PLAN…. THAT INCLUDES A 480-MILLON DOLLAR  TAX INCREASE HAS BEEN
SENT TO  GOVERNOR  MATT BEVIN….
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY…..YESTERDAY…..REVAMPED  KENTUCKY’S TAX CODE THAT WILL GIVE BACK 194-MILLON DOLLARS TO TAX PAYERS….AND
IMPOSE 681- MILLION DOLLARS IN NEW TAXES INCLUDING A 50-CENT INCREASE IN THE CIGERATTE TAX AND TAXING SERVICES LIKE AUTO REPAIRS…..
THE TAX INCREASE WOULD   PAY FOR RECORD-HIGH CLASS ROOM SPENDING IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS…..WHILE ELIMINATIN A KEY FUNDING MECHANISM
FOR CHARGER SCHOOLS……AND IT COVERS HEALT INSURANCE FOR SOME RETIRED TEACHERS WHO ARE NOT YET MEDICARE ELIGIBLE…..
THE BUDGET…..WHICH BEVIN HIS INDICATED HE OPPOSES….STILL INCLUDES  A        SIX-POINT-25 PERCENT BASELINE CUT FOR MOST STATE
AGENCIES AS RECMMENDED BY THE GOVERNOT…..BUT A FEW AGENCIES INCLUDING VETERANS AFFAIRS…..STATE POLICE…..AND LOCAL SCHOOL-
BASED FAMILY RRECOURCE AND YOUTH SERVICES CENTERS WILL HAVE THEIR FUNDING RESTORED….

LAWMAKERS WILL RETURN TO FRANKFORT APRIL 13TH TO CONSIDER ANY VETOS BY THE GOVERNOR…....



TEACHER RALLY
04/02/18

THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS FILLED THE STREETS NEAR THE KENTUCKY CAPITAL YESTERDAY TO RALLY FOR EDUCATION AS STATE LAWMAKERS
WORKED ON A NEW TWO-YEAR SPENDING PLAN….

TEACHERS AND OTHER SCHOOL  EMPLOYEES GATHERED OUT THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION  BEFORE MARCHING  TO THE CAPITOL….

HUNDREDS OF TEACHERS CALLED IN SICK LAST FRIDAY TO PROTEST LAST-MINUTE CHANGES TO THEIR PENSION SYSTEM….

ON THURSDAY….A PENSON OVERHAUL PLAN  WAS PASSED THAT PRESERVED BENEFITS  FOR MOST WORKERS…..BUT DOES LITTLE IN THE SHORT
TERM TO ADDRESS THE  COMMONWEALTH’S  MASSIVE DEBT…..



SPORTS
04/03/18

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS IN MYRLE BEACH WHERE THEY PLAY MARCELLUS AND ST. FRANCIS DESALES……


AND THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN CENTRAL…. AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION ON SOUTHERN
GOSPEL 12-50….. WLCK…..AND 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…WVLE…..STARTING AT 11-50 THIS MORNING…..


THE PREDATORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO FLORIDA…..







FATAL
04/02/18

AN ACCIDENT FRIDAY IN GLASGOW…..AT THE INTER-SECTION  OF NORTH JACKSON HIGHWAY AND VETERANS OUTERLOOP….CLAIMED A LIFE….

AS A TWO-THOUSAND-SIX CHRYSLER 300 DRIVER BY  19 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER AGUERO OF GLASGOW TURNED INTO THE PATH OF A TWENTY-16
CHEVY  SPARK OPERATED  BY 62 YEAR OLD JAMES MARTIN ALSO OF GLASGOW….

AGUERO WASN’T INJURED AND MARTIN   DIED AT THE SCENE…..



ARREST-HART
04/02/18

STATE POLICE ARRESTED A  MUNFORDVILLE WOMAN YESTERDAY IN CONNECTION WITH A SHOOTING….

TROOPERS RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE   ON  G. SHELTON ROAD WHERE 56 YEAR OLD JEFFREY NIE AND HIS 58 YEAR OLD WIFE BARBARA HAD
SUSTAINED GUNSHOT WOUNDS……
BARBARA  NIE WAS TAKEN TO UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL….AND JEFFREY NIE DIED AT THE SCENE….

THE PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION LEAD THE  ARREST OF THE VICTIMS DAUGHTER…. 21 YEAR OLD BRINA NIE….WHO’S BEEN CHARGED  WITH
MURDER AND ASSAULT……



ARREST
04/02/18

FRIDAY THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT A RESIDENCE IN CAVE CITY WHERE THEY LOCATED AN OUNCE
OF CRYSTAL METH, DIGIAL SCALES, CASH AND A LOADED HANDGUN…
34 YEAR OLD MICHELE MCQUISTON  WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING  IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL
EVIDENCE AND POSSESSION  OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA….
AND 33 YEAR OLD TRACY WRIGHT WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A HAND GUN BY A CONVICTED FELON…..



TEACHER RALLY
04/02/18

KENTUCKY TEACHERS PLAN ANOTHER  ROUND OF PROTESTS AT THE STATE CAPITAL TODAY….AS LAWMAKERS ADDRESS THE NEW  BUDGET…

THE KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION IS HOSTING A RALLY AT ITS HEADQUARTERS  BEFORE HEADING TO THE CAPITAL…..TEACHERS WERE AT
THE CAPITAL FRIDAY TO PROTEST LAST MINUTES CHANGES  TO THEIR PENSION SYSTEM……

SOME  DISTRICTS HAVE CALLED OFF CLASSES TODAY….HOWEVER….. MOST OF THE COMMONWTH IS ON SPRING BREAK……



TEMPORARY TRAFFIC SIGNALS
04/02/18

TWO ROADS IN ALLEN COUNTY WILL HAVE TEMPORARY  TRAFFIC SIGNALS PLACED ON BRIDGES  WHILE BRIDGE DECK OVERLAY IS COMPLETED….

KENTUCKY 11-47  WILL HAVE A SIGNAL  ON THE BRIDGE OVER TRAMMEL CREEK…. AND KENTUCKY   15-33 WILL HAVE A SIGNAL AT THE BRIDGE   OVER
DIFFIDULT CREEK……

THE SIGNALS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN PLACE FOR  30-DAYS……



MATHEWS
04/02/18

76 YEAROLD CARL MATHEW OF FRANKLIN  DIED SATURDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE IN BOWLING GREEN….FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY
NATIVE WILL BE TOMORROW (TUES) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT CRAFTON FUNERAL HOME IN FRANKLIN WITH BURIAL IN RESTLAWN MEMORIAL
GARDENS….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; PATSY PATTERSON MATHEWS….THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; CARLA BYRD OF BOWLING GREEN, LESA AND
WOODY ETHERINGTON  OF FRANKLIN AND KATHY AND KENNY INFINGER OF TENNESSEE…. A SISTER; JEWELL HOWELL….AND A BROTHER; BOBBY
BOTH OF ALLEN COUNTY….. THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/02/18

THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY BULLITT CENTRAL……







SVILLE PROPERTY TAXES
03/29/18

THOSE WITH UNPAID SCOTTSVILLE PROPERTY  TAX BILLS  WILL HAVE A COUPLE OF EXTRA DAYS BEFORE THE PENALITY  GOES UP…..

YOUR TAX BILLS SHOWS THAT IF IT’S PAID BY MARCH 31ST  YOU’RE PAYING A SIX-PERCENT PENALITY…..AND THEN THE PENALITY  GOES UP TO 19-
PERCENT  APRIL FIRST….

BUT SINCE THE 31ST IS SATURDAY  AND CITY OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW…. THOSE WITH  UNPAID SCOTTSVILLE PROPERTY TAX BILLS  
HAVE UNTIL THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS MONDAY BEFORE THE PENALITY GOES UP TO          19-PERCENT ON TUESDAY….



GOOD FRIDAY CLOSINGS
03/29/18

HERE ARE YOUR GOOD FRIDAY CLOSINGS…..
STATE OFFICES AND THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT  CLOSING AT 112NOON TOMORROW……
COUNTY OFFICES, THE  P-V-A OFFICE, ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT OFFICE AND ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC  LIBRARY CLOSED TOMORROW…..
TRANSFER STATION CLOSED TOMORROW  AND OPEN SATURDAY…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED  TOMORRWM  AND TOMORROW’S  TRASH ROUTES  WILL BE PICKED UP MONDAY…..
CIRCUIT CLERKS OFFICE  CLOSING AT  12NOON TOMORROW AND CLOSED SATURDAY….
COUNTY CLERKS AND SHERRIFFS DEPARTMENT OFFICES  AND THE ANIMAL SHELTER CLOSED TOMORROW  AND SATURDAY…..

NO SCHOOL IN ALLEN COUNTY TOMORROW…..
AND THE CORE WILL BE CLOSED SUNDAY……



JORDON
03/29/18

35 YEAR OLD JACOB RICHARD JORDAN OF LAFAYETTE DIED TUESDAY AT MACON COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT ANDERSON AND SON FUNERAL HOME-LAFAYETTE CHAPEL-WITH BURIAL IN EULIA CEMETERY WITH POLICE HONORS…..
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL  HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY IS WIFE KATRINA JORDAN….AND TWO DAUGHTERS; KYNLEE JORDAN AND MAKAYLA HARRIS ALL OF LAFAYETTE…..HIS MOTHER AND
STEP-FATHERS; SANDRA AND DANNY DAVIS….HIS FATHER AND STEP-MOTHER; RICHARD AND DAWN JORDAN….AND THREE SISTERS AND BROTHER-
IN-LAW; KARA AND MARSHALL WILLIAMS, SAMATHA JORDAN AND HALEY JORDAN ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….HIS FATHER-IN-LAW; RAYMOND CARR…A
BROTHER-IN-LAW AND SISER-IN-LAW; CHRIS AND DIANE CARR….A SISTER-IN-LAW; HILLARY SEXTON….AND HIS MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER; TREVA
TAYOR ALL OF TENNESSEE…..



SPORTS
03/29/18

THE PATRIOT TRACK TEAMS  ARE IN  METCALFE COUNTY TODAY…..
THE PATRIOT  BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GREENWOOD……
AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS RUSSELL COUNTY…..

THE  PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY  SAN JOSE…..

THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON IS SET TO OPEN TODAY…..
AS ST.LOUIS IS IN NEW YORK TO TAKE ON THE MET….
THE BRAVES HOST THE PHILLIES…..
AND THE REDS  ARE AT HOME TO PLAY WASHINGTON…..







FISCAL COURT
03/28/18

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE SOUTH ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..AND THE KENTUCKY
TRANSPORTION CABINET PRESENTED THE RURAL SECONDARY ROAD PROGRAM FOR ALLEN COUNTY….

THE COURTS ALSO APPROVE APPLYING FOR A RECYLING GRANT….IN THE AMOUNT OF 15-THOUSAND-498 DOLLARS FOR A NEW BALER FOR THE
TRANSFER STATION…
AND APPROVAL WAS GIVEN TO APPLY FOR A CRUM RUBBER GRANT….IN THE AMOUNT OF  63-HUNDRED DOLLARS….TO BE USED AS FLOWER BED
MULCH AT THE JUSTICE CENTER……



MEADOR
03/27/18

82 YEAR OLD LUCILLE MEADOR  OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MONDAY  AT VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AT TWO AT SCOTTSVILLE OLD-FASHIONED MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH  WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS….
VISITATION  BEGINS AFTER 11 FRIDAY MORNING AT GOAD FUNERAL  HOME AND AFTER 10 SATURDAY  MORNING  AT THE CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED  BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; STEVE AND DEBBIE AND ELDER  LONNIE AND PATRICIA ALL OF ADOLPHUS AND ELDER
MARK AND AMY OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A DAUGHTER; DEBBIE MEADOR OF SCOTTSVILLE……10 GRANDCHILDLREN, 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN,
THREE STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE STEP-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….




SPORTS
03/28/18

YESTERDAY…..THE LADY PATRIOT SOFT BALL TEAM  SHUT-OUT THE GLASGOW  LADY SCOTTIES 10 TO NOTHING……


THE PREDATORS GOT PAST MINNESOTA TWO TO ONE…..

AND AT THE MEN’S N-I-T…….

THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE TOPPERS AS THEY DROPPED A 69 TO 64 DECISION TO UTAH…..
AND IN THE OTHER SEMI-FINAL GAME IT WAS PENN STATE 75 AND MISSISSIPPI STATE 60……

THE LADY TOPPER BASKETBALL TEAM HAS A NEW HEAD COACH…..

ASSISTANT COACH  GREG COLLINS WAS PROMOTED TO THE TOP SPOT YESTERDAY FOLLOWING THE DEPARTURE OF MICHELLE  CLARK-HERD  .WHO
IS NOW THE HEAD COACH AT CINCINNATI…..
COLLINS  HAS BEEN AN  ASSISTANT FOR THE PAST SIX SEASONS….AND IN HER SIX YEARS ON THE HILL….CLARK-HEARD LEAD THE TEAM TO  154
WINS…. 48 LOSSES…. AND FOUR   N-C-A-A  TOURNAMEN APPEARANCES…..

AND THE UNIVERSTY OF LOUISVILLE HAS HIRED LONG TIME  XAVIER COACH CHRIS MACK AS THE NEW  MEN’S HEAD BASKETBALL COACH…..…..







STOP TIPLINE
03/27/18

THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS TAKING ANOTHER  STEP IN THE INTEREST OF SAFETY FOR THE THREE-THOUAND STUDENTS  WHO ATTEND
CLASS DAILY IN THE DISTRICT…..

STUDENTS….PARENTS….OR COMMUNITY MEMBERS CAN NO GO ON-LINE TO ANONYMOUSY   REPORT A CONCERN REGARDING   SAFETY…..
SECURITY….. VIOLENCE… BULLYING…..OR RISKEY BEHAVOIR……AS THE DISTRICT IS IMPLEMENTING  “SAFETY TIPLINE”  ON-LINE PREVENTION…. OR
“STOP TIPLINE”….. WHICH IS PROVIDED FREE   BY THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR SCHOOL SAFETY AND IS DESIGNED AS AN   “ON-LINE”  REPORTING
AND PREVENTION TOOL…..

TO USE THE TIPLINE…LOG ON TO THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS HOME PAGE AT “ALLEN-DOT-KY-SCHOOLS-DOT-U-S”…..CLICK ON THE  “STOP TIPLINE
LOGO”  AND LEAVE YOUR TI….WHICH CAN BE DONE ANONYMOUSLY OR STUDENTS MAY CHOOSE TO HAVE SOMEONE CONTACT THEM…..



KY HIGHWAY MAP
03/27/18

THE TWENTY-18-19….KENTUCKY OFFICIAL HIGHWAY MAP….IS NOW AVAILABLE  AT REST AREAS…..WELCOME CENTERS….LOCAL CONVENTION AND
TOURISM  OFFICES….AND AT ALL KENTUCKY STATE PARKS….

TO ASSIST MOTORISTS   IN THE COMMONWEALTH’S  TRAVELED URBAN AREAS….15 INSERT MAPS DETAIL SEVERAL  CITIES INCLUDNG BOWLING
GREEN…..OTHER MAP AIDS INCLUDE INFORMATION ON THE TRANSPORTATION CABINET’S FREE ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM…..OR  SAFE
PATROL……

THE OFFICIAL  MAP….WHICH USE TO BE PUBLISHED EVERY YEAR IS NOW A TWO-YEAT PUBLICATION……AND AN ELECTRONIC  VERSION OF THE
OFFICIAL HIGHWAY MAP….ALONG WITH COUNTY AND CITY  MAPS…..CAN BE DOWNLOADED ON-LINE AT TRANSPORTATION-K-Y-DOT-GOV…….



HEMP
03/27/18

SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL WAS JOINED IN FRANKFORT YESTERDAY  BY KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER  RYAN QUARLES TO
ANNOUNCE A MAJOR PUSH TO LEGALIZE  HEMP…..HOPING TO BOOST THE COMMONWEALTH’S ECONOMY…..

THE BILL WOULD REMOVE HEMP  FROM THE FEDERAL LIST OF CONTROLLED SUBSANCES AND LEGALIZE THE CROP AS AN AGRICULTURAL
COMMODITY……

KENTUCKY HAS BEEN AT THE FOREFRONT OF HEMP’S COMBACK…..AS KENTUCKY AGRICULTUE OFFICIALS RECENTLY APPROVED  MORE THAN 12-
THOUSAND ACRES TO BE GROWN THIS YEAR…..WITH 57-PROCESSORS HELPING TURN THE RAW PRODUCT INTO A MULTITUDE OF PRODUCTS…..

THE  TWENTY-14  FEDERAL FARM BILL ALLOWS  STATE AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO DESIGNATE HEMP PROJECT FOR RESEARCH…..SO FAR  34-
STATES HAVE AUTHORIZED HEMP RRESEARCH…..WHILE ACTUAL PRODUCTION OCCURRED IN 19-STATES LAST YEAR…..



FEDERAL INDICTMENT
03/23/18

A FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN LOUISVILLE HAS INDICTED TWO TENNESSEE RESIDENT IN A CONSPIRACY OF STEALING  NEARLY 100-FIREARMS  FROM
LICENSED DEALERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH….

KASHMA DARDY, JUNIOR   OF NASHVILLE IS CHARGED WITH TAKING WEAPONS FROM  WHEELER’S  FASTWAY GUN AND PAWN  ON SCOTTSVILLE ROAD
IN BOWLING GREEN…..
AND  MARVIN JOHNSON  OF MADISON  IS CHARGED   WITH THE BURGLARY OF WHEELERS…..AND WHITTAKER GUNS IN OWENSBORO……



ANDERSON
03/27/18

81 YEAR OLD IMOGENE ANDERSON OF REGINA DIED SUNDAY…..FUNERAL SERVICES WLLL BE THURSDAY MORNING AT 11 AT LUCAS AND SON
FUNERAL HOME IN PIKEVILLE WITH BURIAL IN ANNIE E. YOUNG CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER SIX TONIGHT (TUES) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; LON ANDERSON…..THREE SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; DONNIE AND ANGIE OF SCOTTSVILLE, RICK  AND
PEGGY AND ROGER ALL OF PIKEVILLE…..AND A SISTER; LORA WOODS OF VIRGINIA…..11 GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVERAL GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/27/18

THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO MONROE COUNTY…..
THE TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN SOUTH WARREN …..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW…..
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARITY GAME ON                99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…. WVLE….STARTING AROUND FIVE-15
THIS AFTERNOON……

THE PREDATORS RETURN HOME TO TAKE ON  MINNESOTA……

THE MEN’S N-I-T FINAL FOUR GETS UNDERWAY TONIGHT….
AS PENN STATE GOES AGAINST  MISSISSIPPI STATE…..
AND THE TOPPERS PLAY UTAH……

AFTER SERVING SIX MONTHS   AS  INTERIM  “A-D”…..YESTERDAY THE  UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE  BOARD OF TRUSTEES  APROVED THE HIRING OF
VINCE TYRA AS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR…..

TYRA  WAS HIRED UNDER A  FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT  AT 850-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR…..WITH A POSSIBLE   150-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN
ADDITIONAL  ANNUAL BONUSES….







MARKET BASKET
03/26/18

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEARLY TWO YEARS……THE KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU’S MARKETBASKET  SURVEY INDICATES  FOOD PRICES INCREASES
SLIGHTLEY DURING THE  FIRST QUARTER OF TWENTY-18……

EACH QUARTER……40-BASIC FOOR IEMS ARE PRICED-CHECKED THROUGHOU THE COMMONWEALTH…..AND SINCE THE END OF  TWENTY-
16…SURVEYED FOOD ITEMS HAD DROPPED BY A TOTAL OF THREE-DOLLARS AND 79-CENTS  OR JUST OVER THREE-PERCENT……

THE UPWARD MOVEMENT IN FOOD PRICES AMOUNT TO ONE-OINT-35 PERCENT….OR ONE-DOLLAR  AND 56-CENTS MORE THAN THE PRICE OF THE
SAME ITEMS SURVEYED DURING THE LAST QUARTER OF TWENY-17……

THE TOTAL PRICE OF THE 40-ITEMS CAME TO  115-DOLLARS AND 67-CENTS…..AND WHILE THIS CURRENT SURVEY INDICATES A RISE IN PRISES….AS
COMPARED TO A YEAR AGO….THE INCREASE IS LESS THAN A QUARTER-OF-A-PERCENT……



MARCH FOR OUR LIVES
03/26/18

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS…..TEACHERS….PARENTS…..AND VICTIMS RALLIE IN   WASHINGTON D- C….AND ACROSS THE NATION ON
SATURDAY TO DEMAND TOUGHER GUN CONTROL  MEASURES…..PART OF A WAVE OF POLITICAL ACTIVISM AMONG STUDENTS AND OTHERS IMPACTED
BY SCHOOL SHOOTINGS….

THE…..OUR LIVES MATTER RALLY IN BOWLING GREEN….SAW HUNDREDS MARCH FROM WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY TO FOUNTAIN SQUARE
PARK…..WHERE THEY HEARD SEVERAL SPEAKERS…..



EKU BUDGET CUTS
03/26/18

EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY IS FACING 25-MILLON DOLLARS IN BUGET CUTS…AMIND AN INCREASE IN PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS AND CUTS TO
STATE FUNDING…..

PRESIDENT MICHAEL BENSON HAS MADE RECOMMENDATIONS THAT INCLUDE CLOSING THE SCHOOL’S DANVILLE CAMPUS…..ELEMINATING
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS….SLASH ATHLETIC SPENDING….AND CUTTING 200 POSITIONS…..

THE EASTERN BOARD OF REGENT WILL CONSIDER THE RECOMMENDATONS AT ITS APRIL SIXTH MEETNG….



MEETINGS
03/26/18

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT FOUR AND ROYAL ARCH AND COUNCIL AND ALLEN FISCAL COURT
BOTH MEET TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7……



SPORTS
03/26/18

THE PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT  TENNIS TEAMS GO TO GLASGOW…..
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO SOUTH WARREN….
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM   IS AT HOME TO PLAY  LOGAN COUNTY….


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE PREDATORS DROPPED A FIVE TO FOUR DECISION TO THE JETS…..

AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..
LOUISVILLE PUNCHED THEIR TICKET TO THE FINAL FOUR WITH A 76 TO 43 WIN OVER OREGON STATE…..

AND AT THE MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY….THE MONSTER ENERGY CUP SERIES WAS SNOWED OUT….AND THE S-T-P 500 WILL BE RUN TODAY…..







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
03/23/18

ACCORDING TO THE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CABINET….. KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FELL FROM FOUR-POINT-THREE
PERCENT IN JANUARY…..TO FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN FEBRUARY….
AND THIS  FEBRUARY’S   JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO WELL BELOW THE FIVE-POINT-ONE PERCENT RECORDED IN FEBRUARY TWENTY-17……

THE COMMONWEALTH’S  EMPLOYERS CONTINUED TO ADD WORKERS IN FEBRUARY…..HELPINT TO PUSH KENTUCKY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
DOWN…..AND THE  JOBLESS RATE DOE NOT INCLUDE INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NOT LOOKED FOR WORK IN THE LAST FOUR WEEK……

ALSO IN FEBRUARY….THE NATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT REMAINED  FROM JANUARY TO FEBRUARY……AT FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT…..



FEED THE NEED
03/23/18

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