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BESHEAR NEW BOOK
05/25/17

SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE TOMORROW……FORMER GOVERNOR STEVE BESHER SAYS HIS NEW BOOK TITLED…..PEOPLE OVER
POLITICS…..IS ABOUT HOW TO MAKE GOVERNMENT WORK AGAIN…..

BESHEAR SERVED TWO TERMS AS GOVERNOR…..LEAVING OFFICE IN TWENTY-15……



SETTLEMENT
05/25/17

THE COMMONWEALTH WILL RECEIVE A HALF-MILLION DOLLARS….AS THE RESULT  OF A SETTLEMENT  WITH A JOHNSON AND
JOHNSON SUBSIDAIRY…..OVER ALLEGATIONS THAT FROM TWO-THOUSAND  NINE TO TWENTY-11……IT UNLAWFULLY
PROMOTED ITS   OVER-THE-COUNER DRUGS AS COMPLYING WITH MANUFACTURING SAFTY STANDARDS….

THE DRUGS  WERE MANUFACTURED BY  MCNEIL CONSUMER HEALTHCARE DIVISION……WHICH IS NOW A DIVISION OF
JOHNSON AND JOHNSON……



ARREST
05/25/17

THE CAVE CITY POLICE  STOPPED A 1999 MUSTANG   FOR RUNNING A STOP SIGN…..
OFFICERS DETECTED THE ORDER OF MARIJUANA  IN THE VEHICLE  AND THE K-NINE ALERTED ON THE VEHICLE…..…..
THE BARREN RIVER E DRUG TASK FORCE  WAS CALLED AND OFFICERS LOCATED MARIJUANA, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AND
SEVEN-THOUDAND DOLLARS CASH…..

A MAIJURAN CIGARETT WAS FOUND ON THE DRIVER…..31 YEAR OLD JESSICA WEBB OF HORSE CAVE…AND SHE ADMITTED SHE
ALSO HAS ADDITIONAL MARIJUANA AND CRYSTAL METH ON HER PERSON……

WEBB WAS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN C CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-NETH, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND TAMPERING
WITH EVIDENCE…..
HER PASSENGER…..30 YEAR OLD DOUGLAS WOOD OF CAVE CITY….WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA, RESISTING ARREST AND MENACING……



ARREST-WARREN
05/25/17

THE STATE POLICE ELECTRONIC CRIME BRANCH  HAS ARRESTED A WARREN COUNTY MAN ON CHARGES RELATED  TO THE
DISTRIBUTION AND POSSESSION  OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEX PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR…..

50 YEAR OLD KENNETH C. COSBY IS CHARGED WITH NINE COUNTS OF  DISTRIBUTION AND 20-COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF
MATTER PORTRAYING A SEX PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR…..

THE INVESTIGATION LED TO A SEARCH WARRANT BEING EXECUTED AT COSBY’S RESIDENCE…..WHERE EQUIPMENT USED TO
FACILITATE THE CRIME WAS SEIZED……



STONE
05/25/17

84 YEAR OLD DURWARD VAUGHN STONE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL
SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT  T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN STONY POINT
CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER FOUR TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A NIECE; JUANITA FAYE PARDUE OF SCOTTSVILLEL….AND A NEPHEW; KEVIN STONE OF GLAAGOW…..
SEVERAL GREAT-NEICES AND NEPHEWS ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/25/17

BARERN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAS NAMED A NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACH…..
JACKSON  ARNETT TAKES OVER THE PROGRAM  FROM JEFF GRIFFITH…..WHO WILL BE COACHING  AT WARREN EAST THIS
SEASON……







911 BOARD REORGANIZED
05/24/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS ISSUED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER  REORGANIZING THE KENTUCKY NINE-ONE-ONE SERVICES  
BOARD……

THE OREDER REDUCES THE BOARD’S MEMBERSHIP FROM 15 TO FIVE MEMERS…. AND TRANSITIONS DAILY MANAGEMENT OF
THE BOARD TO THE OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY……

THE NEW NINE-ONE-ONE BOARD WILL INCLUDE THE SECRETARY OF THE PUBLIC PROTECTION CABINET…..EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY……DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT…..THE
COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT…..AND A CITIZEN APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR….WHO IS NOT
A STATE  EMPLOYEE……



05/24/17
06:05AM

THE REC CROSS BLOOD MOIBILE WILL BE AT SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST…. TODAY…..FROM THREE TO SEVEN……
                  
TO DONATE…….YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 17 YEARS OF AGE…..
WEIGH AT LEAST 110 POUNDS……
BE IN GOOD HEALTH…….
AND NOT HAVE DONATED IN THE PAST 56-DAYS……

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



TARGET SETTLEMENT
05/24/17

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS SETTLED WITH TARGET CORPORATION TO  RESOLVE  AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE RETAILER’S   
TWENTY-13  DATA BREACH…..THAT AFFECTED 700-THOUSAND KENTUCKIANS……

KENTUCKY’S GENERAL FUND WILL RECEIVE  209-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR SETTLEMENT THAT
INCLUDED  47-STATES  AND THE DISTRICT  OF COLUMBIA…..
THE SETTLEMENT DOESN’T AFFECT ANY PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION BY CONSUMERS…..AND ONLY APPLIES TO CLAIMS
BROUGHT BY  ATTORNEYS GENERAL UNDER STATE’S CONSUMER PROTECTION LAWS…..…….



FISCAL COURT
05/24/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE EAST ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING….
FIRST READING WAS GIVEN TO THE NEW  EIGHT-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLAR BUDGET  FOR NEXT YEAR…..
THE COURT ACCEPTED  A BID OF 37-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM  CHARLES M. MOORE INSURANCE  FOR THE VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENTS AND RESQUE SQUAD INSURANCE…..
THE COURT AUTHORIZED JUDGE EXECUTIVE JOHNNY HOBDY TO SIGN THE PAPER WORK FOR A  RECYCLING GRANT OF   23-
HUNDRED-49-DOLLARS FOR A NEW RECYCLING TRAILER…..…..
AND THE COURT ACCPETED THE  SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT TWENTY-16 FEE SETTLEMENT….



SPORTS
05/24/17

THE SEASON ENDED  LAST NIGHT FOR THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM S AS THEY LOST 4-1 TO TO BARREN COUNTY IN THE
DISTRICT TOURNAMENT......

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT, CHAMPIONSHIP  GAME, THE LADY PATRIOTS DROPPED A ONE TO NOTHING DECISION OF
BARREN  COUNTY.....BOTH TEAMS NOW OVE ON TO NEXT WEEK'S REGIONAL TOURNAMENT....







SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM
05/23/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN THE SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM AGAIN THIS
SUMMER…..AS  FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH WILL BE SERVED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY…..FOR THOSE 18 AND UNDER…..JUNE
FIRST THRU  JULY 1ST…..

BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED AT THE HIGH SCHOOL  AND THE CORE…..
LUNCH WILL BE SERVED AT THE SCOTTSVILLE HOUSING AUTHORITY AND COUNTRY PLACE APARTMENTS….COUNTY PLACE
APARTMENTS…..THE HIGH SCHOOL…..ALCO APARTMENTS…….THE CORE…..THE LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER  ON WOOD
STREET….AND LANDMARK APARTMENTS….

MAPLE GROVE GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH MEALS  JUNE 5TH AND 7TH….
THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL SERVE LUNCH SEVERAL DAYS IN JULY…..

AND NO MEALS WILL BE SERVED JULY FOURTH…….



SHOOTING
05/23/17

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED IN GREEN COUNTY SUNDAY THAT CLAIMED THE LIFE   OF A 12
YEAR OLD….

THE JUVENILE  HAD BEEN PLAYING  WITH A 13-YEAR OLD….IN THE BASEMENT OF THE RESIDENCE….WHEN A SHOT WAS FIRED
FROM WHAT WAS BELIEVED  TO BE A TOY GUN……



SCHOOL BOARD
05/23/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING….THE BOARD APPROVED THE TENTATIVE TWENTY-17-18  
BUDGER…..

FOOD SERVIES DIRECTOR MARY HOBDY INFORMED THE BOARD THAT THE HIGH SCHOOL HAS  MET THE REQUIREMENTS…..AND
STARTING NEXT SCHOOL YEAR EACH STUDENT  WILL RECEIVE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH AT  NO CHARGE…..
               
THE BOARD DID APPROVE RAISING  THE PRICE OF THE STUDENT BREAKFAST FROM A DOLLAR-10 TO A DOLLAR-25….AND THE
STUDENT LUNCH FROM  A DOLLAR-85 TO TWO DOLLARS….
AND APPROVAL WAS GIVEN FOR THE  “NON-TRADATIONAL INSTRUCTIONAL DAY PROGRAM”  FOR NEXCT SCHOOL YEAR WHICH
CAN BE USED TO MAKE UP DAYS MISSED……



COLE
05/23/17

74 YEAR OLD LENITA COOK COLE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN….A
CELEBRATION OF LIFE  WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON
SUNDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO THE CENTER FOR
COURAGEOUS KIDS…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; KEN AND LINDA KELLAR OF TENNESSEE……A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW;
VALERIE AND JEFF POWELL OF SCOTTSVILLE……TWO BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; JAMES AND SANDY COOK OF BOWLING
GREEN AND JOE AND DONNA COOK OF SOUTH CAROLINA…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; RITA AND TOMMY
MCGUFFEY OF BRANDENBURG AND LAURIE WILLIAMS OF MISSISSIPPI…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….



SHARP
05/23/17

44 YEAR OLD RHONDA LYNN SHARP OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED MAY 18TH AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY AT 12NOON AT FOUNDATION BAPTIST CHURCH……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY SIX SONS; ROBERT TOMES, ANTHONY SHARP, MARSHALL TOWNS, MICHA TOMES, WILLIAM TOMES AND
JOSEPH SHARP ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A DAUGHTER; TIFFANY TOWNS OF TENNESSEE……HER FATHER; CHARLES TOMES AND
WIFE GAYLE OF TENNESSEE…..THREE BROTHERS AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; CHARLES AND LISA TOMES, CHAD AND ROSEANNA
TOMES AND JOHN TOMES…..AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHERS-IN-LAW; TINA AND ROBERT GALLOWAY AND MELISSA AND CHAD
GALLOWAY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……THREE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



NORRIS
05/23/17

85 YEAR OLD FONDA FAY NORRIS OF EAGLEVILLE, TENNESSEE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES FOR
THE SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CRESCENT HILL
CEMETERY…..VISISTATION BEGINS AFTER 10 THURSDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; JAMES AND JEAN OF BOWLING GREEN AND CHARLES AND VIVIAN OF
MISSISSIPPI…..FOUR DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; GAYLA AND DON BAGGETT , KATHY AND ERWIN GAINES, JUDY AND EDDIE
LOWE AND SANDY AND CHUCK HUGHES……AND A  BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; LIONS AND HELEN SANDERS ALL OF
TENNESSEE…..A SISTER; GLENNIS MITCHELL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND A HALF-SISTER; DONNA CRAVENS OF INDIANA…..11
GRANDCHILDREN, 27 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GREAT-GRANCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……




SPORTS
05/23/17

LAST NIGHT….THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM  FACED OFF AGAINST GLASCOW IN THE FIRST ROUND IN THE 15TH DISTRICT
TURNMENT….AND CAME OUT WITH AN EIGHT TO FIVE WIN……


FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FRANCHISE HISTORY……
THE PREDATORS WILL BE PLAYING FOR THE STANLEY CUP AS THEY DEFEATED THE MIGHTY DUCKS LAST NIGHT……SIX TO
THREE…..TO CLAIM THE WESTERN CONFERENCE TITLE….

THE PREDATORS WILL PLAY  DEFENDING CHAMPIONS  PITTSBURGH OR OTTAWA…….MONDAY…..IN GAME ONE……


AT THE 15TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT TONIGHT…..
THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE ON THE TROJANETTES IN THE TITLE GAME…..

AND AT  THE 15TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT…
THE PATRIOTS  BATTLE  BARREN COUNTY……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  ON 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…. WVLE…..STARTING  AT FIVE-30……..







SPEED LIMIT RAISED
05/22/17

EFFECTIVE TODAY…..THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET HAS AUTHORIZED THE SPEED LIMIT ON A SECTION  OF TWO-
31……IN ALLEN AND WARREN COUNTIES….. TO BE RAISED FROM 55 MILES-PER-HOUR TO 65 MILES-PER-HOUR….

THE  APPROXIMATLEY  13-MILE SECOND IS FROM NEAR THE BRIDGE OVER  DRAKES CREEK AT MILE POINT FIVE-POINT-ONE IN
WARREN COUNTY……TO JUST OUTSIDE SCOTTSVILLE AT MILE  POINT-SEVEN…..

THE BOWLING GREEN TRANSPORTATION OFFICE HAD HEARD FROM  .AND WORKED WITH…..LOCAL STAKEHOLDERS….
OFFICIALS….AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS ABOUT RAISING THE SPEED LIMIT IN THAT AREA….
AND ACCORDING  TO A   RECENT TRAFFIC ENGINEERING INVESTIGATION…..A 65 MILE-PER-HOUR SPEED LIME ZONE IS
JUSTIFIED  ON THE ROUTE……



KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UP
05/22/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..THE COMMONWEALTH’S  APRIL UNEPLOYMENT RATE WAS FIVE-
POINT-ONE PERCENT…WHICH WAS UP SLIGHTLY  FROM THE FIVE-PERCENT REPORTED IN MARCH…..

THIS APRIL’S JOBLESS RATE WAS ALSO   A-TENTH-OF-A-PERCENT HIGHER THAN THE FIVE PERCENT RECORDED IN APRIL OF
LAST YEAR…..

HOWEVER…..THE INCREASE IN THE UNEMPLOYED RATE FOR APRIL APPEARS TO REFLECT WORKERS WHO ARE RETURING TO
THE LABOR FORCE…..AS INDIVIDUALS  WHO STOPPED LOOKING FOR WORK OVER THE PAST FEW YEARS  APPEAR TO BE
SEARCHING  FOR EMPLOYMENT AGAIN AS KENTUCKY’S ECONOMY HAS IMPROVED…..

THE NATIONAL   JOBLESS RATE FOR APRIL WAS FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT…..



ARREST
05/22/17

FRIDAY THE BARREN RIVER DRUG TASK FORCE INVESTIGATED ILLEGAL DRUG ACTIVITY AT A RESIDENCE ON CHEATHAM STREET
IN GLASGOW….

20 YEAROLD KIA-SHAWN JAMAL TOOLEY WAS ARREST AND CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-
COCAINE  FIRE ARM ENHANCED  AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA….OTHER CHARGES ARE PENDING FOLLOWING
THE TESTING OF OTHER DRUGS AND PILLS THAT WERE FOUND AT  THE RESIDENCE…..

DETECTIVES  ALSO LOCATED FIVE-GRAMS OF CRACK COCAINE, MARIJUANA, VARIOUS PILLS AND SUSPECTED CRYSTAL
METH……
ALSO FOUND IN THE RESIDENCE  WERE DRUG PARAPHERNALIA,  A HANDGUN AND APPROXIMATELY  12-HUNDRED DOLLARS
CASH…….



WORK FORCE FUNDS
05/22/17

A NUMBER OF  AREA SCHOOLS HAVE RECEIVED GRANTS….FROM THE WORK READY  SKILLS INITIATIVE ADVISORY COMMITTEE….
TO TRAIN THE LOCAL WORK FORCE…..

HART COUNTY SCHOOLS AND  THE CAVERNA  INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS  WERE AWARDED  THREE-POINT-THREE MILLION
DOLLARS TO CONSTRUCT THE  GREEN RIVER COLLEGE AND CAREER ACADEMY….WHICH WILL TRAIN  300-STUDENTS  AND 120-
ADULTS  ANNUAL IN SEVERAL CAREER FIELDS…..

LOGAN COUNTY SCHOOLS RECEIVED  932-THOUSAND DOLALRS…..
THE TAYLOR COUNTY SCHOOLS RECEIVED TWO-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLLARS…..
AND THE ADAIR COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION WAS AWARDED  238-THOUSAND DOLLARS……



MEETINGS
05/22/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..
THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETS TONIGHT AT 6…..

TOMORROW MORNING AT 10 THE HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS, THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL
MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4  AND FISCAL COURT MEETS TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7…..

WEDNESDAY THE ALLEN COUNTY “AG”  DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL MEETS AT NOON…..

THURDAY NIGHT  THE JAYCEES MEET AT 7…….



YORK
05/22/17

75 YEAROLD BILLY JOE YORK OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….FUNEAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW
(TUES) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT FOUNTAIN RUN FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY…. VISITATION
BEGINS AFTER FIVE THIS AFTERNOON (MON) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…. AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM
OF DONATIONS TO FOUNTAIN RUN CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; DARLENE YORK…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; REVONDA AND LARRY CAPPS
OFTOMPKINSVILLE…..TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BOBBY AND TINA AND BRANDON AND BRANDY ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER; HENRY OF HOLLAND….TWO SISTERS; SHIRLEY COFFEE OF HOLLAND AND RUBY LIGHT OF
FOUNTAIN RUN…..AND HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW; WILLIE MAE RUSSELL OF FOUNTAIN RUN…..FIVE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/22/17

AT THE 15TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT BEING PLAYED AT MONROE COUNTY….……
BARREN COUNTY GOES AGAINST  MONROE COUNTY……AND THEN THE LADY PATRIOTS TAKE  ON GLASGOW…..
AND KYLE HAWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION   FROM THE  LADY PATRIOT GAME ON  99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM…..WVLE….
STARTING AROUND SEVEN TONIGHT……


THE PREDATORS RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE AREA NIGHT WITH A CHANCE TO WRAP UP THE WESTERN CONFERNECE TITLE AS
THEY HOST THE MIGHTY DUCKS…LEADING THE SERIES THREE GAME TO TWO…….

THE FOURTH REGION….ALL-SEASON SOFTBALL TEAMS THAT ARE VOTED ON BY REGION COACHES…..HAVE BEEN
ANNOUNCED…..

LADY PATRIOTS NAMED TO THE FIRST TEAM ARE  KALEE SKAGGS AND RYLEY WHITNEY……
AND TAYLOR STAMPS WAS NAMED TO THE SECOND TEAM……







GRADUATION
05/19/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF TWENTY-17 WILL HOLD GRADUATION CEREMONIES TONIGHT……IN
PATRIOT GYM…..DOORS OPEN AT 5:30PM AND GRADUATION BEGINS AT SIX-30…….
           



KY PENSION DEBT GROWS
05/19/17

THE COMMONWEALTH’S PUBLIC PENSON DEBT GREW  BY TWO-BILLION DOLLARS YESTERDAY…..AS  THE KENTUCKY
RETIREMENT SYSTEMS BOARD  MADE  DRAMATIC CHANGES ……AND LOWERED ESTIMATES ON PAYROLL GROWTH…..
INFLATION…..AND INVESTMENT RETURNS…..

THAT MEANS THE UNFUNDED LIABILITY FOR THE KENTUCKY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTME…..NON-HAZADOUS
SYSTEM……GREW FROM 11-BILLION TO 13-BILLON DOLLARS…..

WITH THE CHANGES….THE COMMONWEALTH  NOW HAS 13-PERCENT OF THE MONEY IT OWES TO RETIREES OVER THE NEXT 30-
YEARS…..MAKING IT ONE OF THE WORST FUNDED FUNDS  IN THE COUNTRY…..

THE BOARD DID DELAY CHANGES TO THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR LOCAL GOERNMENT  EMPLOYEES……



WILLIAMS
05/18/17

57 YEAR OLD RUBY CHERRY WILLIAMS OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO   AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN NEAL
CEMETERY.  VISITATION WILL BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (FRI)  AT THE FUNERAL HOME……AND   EXPRESSIONS OF
SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO HOSPICE HOUSE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY.

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND;  CLINT WILLIAMS…TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW;   BUSTER  AND SARAHCHERRY
AND CODY AND KARA CHERRY ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A STEP-SON; WESLEY WILLIAMS…..AND A STEP-DAUGHTER; LINDSEY
WILLIAMS BOTH OF MUNFORDVILLE…



SPORTS
05/19/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM DOWNED GREENWOOD SIX TO TWO…..
AND THE PATROT BASEBALL TEAM WAS SHUT-OUT BY FRANKLIN/SIMPSON EIGHT TO NOTHING…….


IN OVERTIME……THE PREDATORS DROPPED A THREE TO TWO DECISION TO THE MIGHTY DUCKS…..THE SERIES WHICH IS NOW
TIED AT TWO GAMES A PIECE….  RESUMES TOMORROW IN ANAHEIM……


THE TWENTY-17…..LITTLE PATRIOT BASKETBALL   CAMP…..WILL BE JUNE FIFTH THRU SEVENTH  AT PATRIOT GYM……

THE CAMP IS OPEN TO YOUNGSTERS  WHO  WILL BE IN THE FIRST THRU EIGHTH GRADE IN THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR…..

COST….60-DOLLARS PER CAMPER…..100-DOLLARS FOR FAMILIES WITH TWO CAMPERS…..AND FOR A FAMILY  OF THREE
CAMPER  130-DOLLALRS…..

YOU CAN REGISTER  ON-LINE OR ON THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP……







HOUSING MARKET GAINS
05/18/17

THE KENTUCKY REAL ESTATE MARKET FINISHED THE FIRST QUARTER OF THE YEAR ON AN UP-SWING…..AS  TOTAL HOME SALES
ROSE EIGHT-POINT-SIX PERCENT… FROM 99-HUNDRED 46 LAST YEAR  TO  10-THOUSAND- 805 THIS YEAR….…..

THE COMMONWEALTH’S  MEDIAN HOME PRICE ROSE  ONE-POINT-NINE PERCENT FOR THE QUARTER…..JUMPING FROM  114-
THOUSAND-416 DOLLARS…..TO 116-THOUSAND-667 DOLLARS…..WHICH IS   BELOW THE NATIONAL AVERAGE HOME PRICE OF  
232-THOUSAND-100 DOLLARS….

IN MARCH…..THE TOTAL  NUMBER OF HOMES SOLD IN KENTUCKY  ROSE 12-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT….
MARCH ALSO SAW INVENTORY LEVELS  HIT A FOUR-MONTHS SUPPLY…..WHILE THE DAYS ON MARKET DROPPED TO 124
DAYS……DOWN FROM 146 THIS TIME LAST YEAR……



CRIME STOPPERS
05/18/17

SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY CRIME STOPPERS AND THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARMENT ARE  SEEKING YOUR HELP IN
SOLVING AN ALLEN COUNTY MURDER…..

ON JANURY SEVENTH…..THE BODY OF  38 YEAR OLD WEDNELL JACKSON  WAS FOUND IN HIS GARAGE ON HADE BELL ROAD…..
HIS DEATH HAS BEEN  RULED A HOMICIDE…. AND FAMILY MEMBERS TOLD AUTHORITIES  THEY LAST SPOKE WITH JACKSON  ON
JANUARY  SECOND….

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THIS OR ANY CRIME…..YOU’RE ASK TO CALL CRIME STOPPERS   AT SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE
CLUE……OR TOLL-FREE AT EIGHT-SIX-SIX-EIGHT-FOUR-TWO-CLUE….OR GO ON-LINE AT SEVEN-EIGHT-ONE-CLUE-DOT-COM…..

AND REMEMBER……CRIME STOPPERS ONLY WANTS YOUR INFORMATION AND NOT YOUR NAME……



ZIKA SUMMIT
05/18/17

THE TWENY-17 ZIKA SUMMIT WAS HELD RECENTLY IN FRANKFORT….AS STATE AND HEALTH LEADERS GATHERED  TO DISCUSS
THE CURRENT STATE OF THE ZIKA THREAT…

THERE IS NO VACCINE TO PREVENT INFECTION AND NO SPECIFIC ACTIVIRAL TREATMENT FO ZIKA……..AND HEALTH OFFICIALS  
SAY MOSQUITO CONTROL IS CRITICAL TO PREVENTING   THE  ZIKA VIRUS AND MINIMIZING THE SPREAD OF WEST NILE AND
OTHER MOSQUITO BORNE DISEASES…..

ZIKA HAS BEE IDENTIFIED BY THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION AS A INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH THREAT………WITH
ONGOING LOCAL TRANSMISION OCCURRING IN MORE THAN  60-COUNTRIES….

NO LOCALLY TRANSMITTED CASE OF ZIAK HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH….HOWEVER….TO DATE….37 CASES  
OF ZIKA HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN KENTUCKIANS WITH A TRAVEL EXPOSURE AND..OR…SEXUAL EXPOSURE TO SOMEONE WHO
TRAVELED TO A ZIKA AFFECTED AREA……



WHITNEY
05/18/17

40 YEAR OLD LARRY EDWARD WHITNEY, JUNIOR OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
AND A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY A SON; BRAXTON…..TWO DAUGHTERS; JEZZIE AND CASSIE… THE CHILDREN’S MOTHER; MELISSA SCOTT…..
HIS FATHER; LARRY WHITNEY, SENIOR….. HIS MOTHER; KAREN MATHIS……A BROTHER; MICHAEL…..AND THREE SISTERS; LAURA
AND MELISA WHITNEY AND KARA YORK ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE……..



SPORTS
05/18/17


THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO GREENWOOD

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


THE PREDATORS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY THE MIGHTY DUCKS IN GAME FOUR OF THE WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS……
AS NASHVILLE LEADS THE SERIES TWO GAME TO ONE…..



CONNOR RICHARDSON OF HART COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL TOOK HOME TOP INDIVIDUAL HONORS  IN THE TWENTY-17…..
KENTUCKY STATE HIGH SCHOOL CLAY TARGET LEAGUE’S….SPRING TRAP SHOOTING SEASON….
IN TEAM COMPETITION….GREEN COUNTY…..HART COUNTY….AND TODD COUNTY CENTERL HIGH SCHOOLS WON THEIR
RESPECTIVE CONFERENCES……







POLICE OFFICER CEREMONY
05/17/17

IN OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL POLICE MEMORIAL WEEK…..THE ALLEN COUNTY FRAERNAL OF  POLCIE…..LODGE 36….WILL
HOLD ITS ANNUAL  “POLICE OFFICER MEMORIAL CEREMONY”  TOMORORW MORNING ……STARTING 11…AT THE ALLEN COUNTY
LAW ENFOCEMENT CENTER…..

GUEST SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE  STATE REPRESENTATIVE  WILSON STONE  AND RETIRED  TAMPA  POLICE CHIEF ROBERT
SMITH…….

THE PULIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND TOMORROW’S CEREMONY……..



DEATH INVESTIGAITION
05/17/17

THE  INVESTIGATION  INTO THE DEATH  OF AN ALLEN COUNTY MAN CONTINUES…..

AROUND SIX-30 YESTERDAY MORNING…..SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN COUNTY  NINE-ONE-ONE  RECEIVED A CALL FROM THE THREE-28
BAYS BEND ROAD……IN REFEERENCE TO A PERSON THAT HAD BEEN INJURED…..

E-M-S….THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT….AND SCOTTSVILLE POLICE RESPONDED TO THE SCENE……AND UPON ARRIVAL…..
FOUND AN INDIVIDUAL IDENTIFIED AS  40 YEAR OLD LARRY  WHITNEY, JUNIIOR  WITH AN INJURY TO HIS CHEST……

WHITNEY WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED  ON
ARRIVAL………



GAS PRICES
05/17/17

THE AVERAGE PRICE FOR REGULAR GAS…..NATIONWIDE…..HAS FALLEN TO         TWO-DOLLARS AND 37-CENTS A GALLON…..

MEANWHILE…..ACCORDING TO THE TRIPLE  “A” EAST/CENTRAL FUEL GUAGE REPORT….GAS PRICES IN WEST/CENTRAL
KENTUCKY  INCREASED  THREE CENTS THIS WEEK…. TO TWO-DOLLARS AND 18-CENTS A GALLON….

THAT’S UP FROM TWO-15 A GALLON LAST WEEK…..
AND JUST SLIGHTLY BELOW THE TWO-DOLLARS AND 18-CENTS A GALLON THIS TIME LAST YEAR…….



DOOLIN SCHOLARSHIP
05/17/17

LAST NIGHT WAS “ AWARDS NIGHT”  AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL… AND ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE
EVENING  WAS THE AWARDING OF THE FIRST GABBI DOOLIN SCHOLARSHIP…..WHICH WAS ESTABLISHED TO HONOR THE SEVEN
YEAR OLD WHO WAS KILLED IN NOVEMBER TWENTY-15…..

SENIOR HOLLY GAINES…..WHO PLANS TO BECOME AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER….WAS PRESENTED THE SCHOLARSHIP  
BY GABBI’S OLDER BROTHER…..



TEEN CHARGED WITH ARSON
05/17/17

A 14-YEAR OLD WARREN COUNTY TEEN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ARSON AND FOUR COUNTS OF WANTON ENDANGERMENT….
FOLLOWING A SMALL FIRE AND THREATS OF ARSON EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING….

WARERN COUNTY DEPUTIES  WERE CALLED TO OAK RIDGE WAY TO AN ARSON COMPLAINT….AND WHILE ON THE WAY….
RECEIVE A CALL OF A STRUCTURE  FIRE….
THE FRONT  DOOR OF THE HOME HAD BEEN SET ON FIRE….HOWEVER….THE HOME OWNER WAS ABLE TO PUT IT OUT……

THE INVESTIGATIONS LED DEPUTIES TO ANOTHER RESIDENCE  ON OAK RIDGE WAY WHERE THEY TOOK THE 14-YEAR OLD INTO
CUSTODY…….



ADAIR ARREST
05/17/17

AN ADAIR COUNTY MAN IS FACING NUMEROUS CHARGES FOLLOWING  A FOUR-COUNTY…..55 MILE PURSUIT….THAT BEGAN ON
THE GREEN RIVER WILDLIFE MAMAGEMENT AREA IN TAYLOR COUNTY…..

THE PURSUIT BEGAN WHEN FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICER TRAVIS NEAL APPROACH A VEHICLE THAT WAS ILLEGALLY PARKED IN
THE WILDLIFE AREA…..

38 YEAR OLD MARK MATTINGLY IS FACING NINE CHANGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE PURSUIT…..IN ADDITION TO TWO
OUTSTANDING WARRANTS IN WASHINGTON COUNTY  AND ONE IN TAYLOR COUNTY……



E-MAIL SCAM
05/17/17

THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED A SCAM ALERT….TO WARN KENTUCKIANS OF AN E-MAIL SCAM THAT
RELIES ON SPOOF GOVERNMENT     E-MAIL ADDRESSES TO DEFRAUD  RESIDENTS…..

FIVE REORTS TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S  OFFICE INDICATES THE SPOOF E-MAIL APPEARS TO COME FROM A CURRENT  
STATE EMPLOYEE…...AND IT SOLICITS MONEY IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A SWEEPSTAKE  PRIZE THE CONSUMER HAS
SUPPOOSEDLY WON……
THE CONTENT OF THE MESSAGE MIGHT ALSO INCLUDE AN…..OFFICIAL….REQUEST FOR PERSONAL OR FINANCIAL
INFORMATION…..OR SEEK PAYMENT FOR AN OUTSTANDING  DEBT……

OVER THE LAST YEAR…..MORE THAN 200-REPORTS OF  IMPERSONATION SCAMS WERE REPORTED TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’
S OFFICE……AND 10 OF THOSE REPORTS ACCOUNT FOR KENTUCKIANS  LOSING NEARLY 50-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..



SPORTS
05/17/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM WAS AT HOME LAST NIGHT…..TO TAKE ON WARERN CENTRAL…..AND THEY SHUT-OUT THE
DRAGONS FIVE TO NOTHING…..

NEXT GAME FOR THE PATRIOTS WILL BE TOMORROW  WHEN THEY HOST FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……


THE HOT RODS DROPPED A ONE TO NOTHING DECISION TO THE WHITECAPS……


IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS……THE PREDATORS BEAT THE MIGHT DUCKS TWO TO ONE…..TO TAKE A TWO GAMES TO ONE
LEAD IN THE SERIES…..
GAME FOUR WILL BE TOMORROW NIGHT AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA……


THE DISTRICT 15 BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS BEGIN MONDAY….

IN BASEBALL ACTON…..GLASGOW PLAYS MONROE COUNTY MONDAY…..THE PATTIOTS TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY  TUESDAY….
AND THE CHAMPSIONSHIP GAME IS WEDNESDAY……

IN THE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT……MONDAY WILL SEE BARREN COUNTY GO AGAINST MONROE COUNTY….AND THEN THE LADY
PATRIOTS TANGLE  WITH GLASGOW……THE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE PLAYED TUESDAY…..

BOTH TOURNAMENT ARE BEING HELD AT  MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL……







AIRPORT FUNDING
05/16/17

THE COMMONWEALTH HAS BEEN SINKING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS INTO SMALL AIRPORTS OVER  THE LAST YEAR…..AND PLANS
TO INVEST  MORE NEXT YEAR…..IN THE NAME OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT…..

MOST KENTUCKIANS ARE FAMILIAR  WITH THE MAJOR AIRPORTS SUCH AS  LOUISVILLE INTERNATIONAL…..BLUEGRASS…AND
CINCINNTI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY….BUT THERE ARE NEARLY 60 SMALLER…..LESSER-KNOWN AIRPOETS….. ACROSS THE
COMMONWEALTH…..

SIX MAJOR PAVEMENT RERHABILITATION PROJECTS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED SO FAR…..INCLUDING FULL ASPHALT OVERLAYS  
AT TOMPKINSVILLE-MONROE COUNTY…..AND RUSSELLVILLE-LOGAN COUNTY  AIRPORTS…..
FOUR MORE PROJECTS ARE EXPECTED  TO BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF THE YEAR……
AND AT LEAST 15 MORE PROJECTS ARE PLANNED FOR FISCAL YEAR  TWENTY-18…….



AREA SCHOOL NEWS
05/16/17

AS THE SCHOOL YEAR STARTS TO WIND DOWN……

YESTERDAY…..THE WARREN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT BROKE GROUND FOR A NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO BE
CONSTRUCTED NEXT TO HENRY MOSS MIDDLE SCHOOL……

AND THE BARREN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND SPAN TECH ANNOUNCED A NEW INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTUING TECHNICIAN
APPRENTICESHIP……



NEW MAMMOTH CAVE RIVER RULES
05/16/17

WITH THE RECENT BREACH AND REMOVAL  OF LOCK AND DAM SIX ON THE GREEN RIVER…..MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK
HAS ANNOUNCED NEW RULES FOR RIVER USERS INSIDE THE PARK……

THE PARK NOW REQUIRES RIVER USERS TO WEAT PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVISES…..OR P-F-Ds….AT ALL TIMESWHEN ON THE
GREEN  OR NOLIN RIVERS WITHIN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK…..AND FLOODPLAIN CAMPING IS RESTRICTED TO THE
UPPER STRETCHES OF GREEN FIVE IN THE PARK……

THE RIVER BANKS ARE CHANGING…..IN SOME PLACES THE CURRENT IS MORE SWIFT THAN IN THE PAST…..AND IT WILL TAKE
TIME FOR THE RIVERS TO FIND THEIR NEW NORMAL……



TAX ROLLS
05/16/17

HERE’S A REMINDER FROM  ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY VALUATION ADMINISTRATOR TRACY OLIVER…..THAT TODAY IS THE FINAL
DAY THE  TAX ROLLS WILL BE OPEN FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION……
         
THE P-V-A OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TODAY FROM EIGHT UNTIL FOUR-30……



SPORTS
05/16/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME THIS AFTERNOON TO TAKE ON RUSSELL COUNTY……
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS  HOST WARREN CENTRAL……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE VARISTY GAME…..ON 99-POINT THREE……LOVE-FM…..
WVLE……STARTING AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON…….



THE PREDATORS RETURN HOME TO TAKE ON THE MIGHTY DUCKS IN GAME THREE OF THEIR WESTERN SERIES CONFERENCE
CHAMPIONSHIP…..WITH THE SERIES TIED AT ONE GAME A PIECE…….



THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY TOYOTA  AS THE…..OFFICIAL VEHICLE OF THE SPEEDWAY…..

THE GEORGETOWN PLANT…..WHICH EMPLOYEES AROUND EIGHT-THOUSAND…. IS THE AUTOMAKERS LARGEST PLANT IN THE
WORLD……..







GOVERNOR’S SAFETY AND HEALTH AWARDS
05/15/17

48 COMPANIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH….EARNED THE “GOVERNOR’S  SAFETY AND HEALTH AWARD LAST YEAR…..WHICH WAS
A RECORD FOR WORK PLACE SAFETY  IN KENTUCKY……
AMONG  THOSE COMPANIES BEING HONORED WERE FARMER’S RURAL ELECTRIC  IN GLASGOW  AND SUMITOMO  ELECTRIC
WIRING  SYSTEMS  IN EDMONTON AND SCOTTSVILLE….

THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET HAS RENEWED ITS FOCUS  ON WORKPLACE SAFETY…..EDUCATION….AND TRAINING WITH ITS
NEW PROGRAM CALLED…..           ”K-Y-SAFE”……

BASED ON  A REPORT  FROM THE BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS….. OF RECORDABLE  INCIDENTS PER 100 FULL-TIME
EMPLOYEES…. KENTUCKY’S  RATE IMPROVED FROM THREE-POINT-EIGHT   IN TWENTY-14…..TO THREE-POINT-SEVEN  IN
TWENTY-15….WHICH WAS THE LOWEST RATE FOR THE COMMONWEALTH  SINCE IT WAS FIRST CALCULATED IN 1996 WHEN THE
RATE WAS EIGHT-POINT-FOUR……….



KENTUCKY ONE TO SELL JESISH
05/15/17

KENTUCKY-ONE HEALTH SAYS  IT PLANS  TO SELL ITS FLAGSHIP…..JEWISH HOSPITAL….AND OTHER FACILITIES IN LOUISVILLE…..
IN ORDER TO FOCUS ON ITS OPERATIONS IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN KENTUCKY…..

KENTUCKY  ONE WAS FORMED IN TWENTY-12 BY THE MERGER OF  JEWISH HOSPITAL…..AND ST. MARY’S HEALTH CARE AND
SAINT JOSEPH HEALTH SYSTEM  IN LEXINGTON……



MEETINGS
05/15/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..
GRAHAM LODGE AND THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOTH MEET TONIGHT AT 7……

THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 4 THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE ALZEHEIMER’S EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUP MEETS
AND THE V-F-W MEETS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6……



PLANE CRASH
05/15/17

A SMALL PLANE CRASH IN CHRISTIAN COUNTY HAS CLAIMED THE LIVES OF TWO IOWA RESIDENTS….

AUTHORITIES  SAY THE COUPLE WAS ON THE WAY FROM IOWA TO ALABAMA WHEN THE PLANE WENT DOWN  FRIDAY NEAR
HOPKINSVILLE……



CONVICTED FELON INDICTED
05/15/17

A CONVICTED FELON LIVING IN LOGAN COUNTY HAS BEEN INDICTED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY WITH ONE COUNT OF
POSSESSION  WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUT METH AND  TWO COUNTS OF BEING A FELON IN LPOSSESSION OF FIREARMS AND
AMMUNITION…..

40  YEAR OLD SHERMAN WATKINS…..WHO WAS LIVING IN RUSSELLVILLE……HAS TWO PREVIOSU CONVICTIONS  IN JEFFERSON
COUNTY……




WARREN ESCAPEE FOUND
05/15/17

STATE POLICE RECEIVED  A CALL FROM THE WARREN COUNTY REGIONAL JAIL…. THAT 27 YEAR OLD CHELSEA  MINTON OF
BOWLING GREEN  HAD ESCAPED….

SHE WAS LOCATED AT A RESIDENCE  ON JAMES ELKINS ROAD  AND TAKEN BACK INTO CUSTODY  AND CHARGED WITH
ESCAPE…………



ACCIDENT-HART
05/15/17

A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN HART COUNTY YESTERDAY….AT THE INTER-SECTON OF 31-E AND HARDYVILLE ROAD….. INJURED
ONE PERSON…..

STATE POLICE SAY 44 YEAR OLD JESSIE DAWSON OF GREENSBURG PULLED HIS TWO-THOUSAND-ONE FORD PICKUP INTO THE
PATH OF A TWENTY-15  CHEVY PICKUP OPERATED BY 40 YEAR OLD  STEPHEN  CARROLL OF CANMER…..
THE COLLISION CAUSED  DAWSON’S PICKUP TO OVERTURN…..AND HE WAS FLOWN TO UNIVERSITY  OF LOUISVILLE
HOSPITAL…….



SPORTS
05/15/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN EAST….


IN THE WESTERN CONFERENCE…..STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS…..THE PREDATORS LOST TO THE DUCKS IN ANAHEIM FIVE TO
THREE……

GAME THREE IN THE SERIES…..WHICH IS NOW TIED AT ONE GAME A PIECE… WILL BE TOMORORW NIGHT IN  NASHVILLE……







DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY
05/12/17

THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION  HAS AWARDED  MORE THAN SEVEN-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS IN LITERACY
GRANTS…..TO NEARLY  870 NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS…..LIBRAREIS….AND SCHOOLS….

THE FUNDS ARE AIMED ATSUPPORTING  ADULT…..FAMILY….AND SUMMER LITERACY PROGRAMS WITHIN  A 20-MILE RADIUS  OF A
DOLLAR GENERAL STORE OR DISTRIBUTION CENTERS……IN THE 44 STATES DOLLAR GENERAL SERVES…..

THRU MAY 18TH…..THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FUND IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR YOUTH LITERACY GRANTS…..TO
SUPPORT  SCHOOLS…..PUBLIC LIBRARIES…..AND NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS IN IMPLEMENTING NEW OR EXPANDING
LITERACY EFFORTS……

APPLICATIONS   ARE AVAILABLE  ON-LINE  AT….. D-G-LITERACY-DOT-ORG…….



NEW TROOPER GUIDELINES
05/12/17

THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE WILL NOW BE ABLE  TO ACCEPT MORE APPLICATIONS….THANKS TO NEW HIRING
QUALIFICATIONS ESTABLISHED  BY THE GENERAL  ASSEMBLEY….

NOW…..ANYONE WHO POSSESSES A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR G-E-D….AND HAS THREE YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE…….
NOW QUALIFIES   FOR EMPLOYMENT  AS A  TROOPER….

PRIOR  TO THE NEW GUIDELINES….APPLICANTS WERE REQUIRED TO HAVE 60-HOURS OF COLLEGE CREDIT…TWO YEARS ODF
ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY EXPERIENCE…...OR TWO YEARS OF CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICE EXPERIENCE…..
THESE QUALIFICATIONS WILL STILL APPLY BY GENERATING BONUS POINTS FOR APPLICANTS……

STATE POLICE IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CADET CLASS 96…. WHICH WILLBEGIN EARLY NEXT YEAR……



FOSTER
05/12/17

75 YEAR OLD SARAH NELL EPLEY FOSTER OF ADOLPHUS  DIED WEDNESDAY  AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE…..
FUNERAL  SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  T-W CROW AND SON FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN
MT. PLEASANT UNITED METHORIDS CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTE THREE THIS AFTERNOON (FRI) AT THE
FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO GIDEON’S INTERNATIONAL……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; WOODSON FOSTER…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; MENDY AND GEORGE SULLIVAN OF
ADOLPHUS…..AND A SISTER-IN-LAW; WILMA FOSTER OF SCOTTSVILLE…..A GRANDCHILD, TWO STEP-GRANDCHILDREN AND
THREE STEP-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…………



SPORTS
05/12/17

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY  BASEBALL TEAM WILL HOST A FOUR-TEAM…. ROUND ROBIN TOURNAMENT  TODAY AND
TOMORROW…..AT PATRIOT FIELD….

TODAY….AC/S TAKES ON SOUTH WARREN AT FIVE…..THEN WARREN EAST PLAYS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  AT SEVEN…..

TOMORROW’S  GAME HAVE THE PATRIOTS  AND FRANKLIN/SIMPSON  PLAYING AT EIGHT…..THE WILDCATS THEN TAKE ON SOUTH
WARERN  AT 10…..WARREN EAST AND SOUTH WARREN WILL PLAY  AT NOON…..AND THEN THE PATRIOTS TANGLE WITH
WARREN EAST AT TWO……


THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELED TO WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY YESTERDAY…..TO TAKE ON
FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..AND DEFEATED THE LADY WILDCATS 18 TO TWO







GENERAL FUND
05/11/17

THE COMMONWEALTH’S GENERAL FUND REVENUE REBOUNDED SOME IN APRIL….. BUT  IT   LIKELY WON’T BE ENOUGH TO
STOP A PREDICTED  113-MILLION DOLAR  SHORTFALL WHEN THE BUDGET YEAR ENDS JUNE 30TH…..

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR  JOHN CHILTON  SAYS TAX COLLECTIONS WERE UP  ONE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT LAST MONTH…..
WHEN COMPARED TO APRIL  TWENTY-16….. WHICH IS  THE SEVENTH TIME TAX COLLECTIONS HAVE GROWN DURING THE FIRST
10-MONTHS OF THE FISCAL YEAR…..

EVEN SO…..GENERAL FUND REVENUES HAVE FALLEN SHORT OF PROJECTS SO FAR THIS FISCAL YEAR…..AND THEY WOULD
NEED TO GROW ALMOST   10-PERCENT OVER THE NEXCT TWO MONTHS TO AVOID A SHORT FALL……



MEDICAID ABUSE
05/11/17

KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDY  BESHEAR  HAS  JOINED WITH  ATTORNEYS-GENERAL FROM 36 STATES AND THE
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA…..TO SEND  A LETTER URGING  THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT  TO EXPAND ITS POLICY REGARDING THE
USE OF FEDERAL FUNDS TO INVESTIGATE AND PROSECUTE MEDICAID  ABUSE AND NEGLECT CASES…..….

THE LETTER URGES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO CHANGE ITS POLICY SO EACH STATE’S MEDICAID FRAUD CONTROL UNIT  
COULD USE FEDERAL FUNDS TO INVESTIGATE AND PROSECUTE A WIDER RANGE OF MEDICAID ABUSE AND NEGLECT
CASES……CURRENTLY….ONLY COMPLAINTS CONCERNING MEDICAID-FUNDED HEALTH CARE FACILITIES AND COMPLAINTS
RECEIVED THRU THE ELDER ABUSE HOTLINE ARE INVESTIGATED……

ACCORDING TO THE C-D-C…….. ONE-IN-10  PERSONS LIVING AT HOME…..AGE 65 AND OLDER…..WILL BECOME VICTIM OF
ABUSE……AND FOR EVERY CASE OF ELDER ABUSE DETECTED OR REPORTED…..23 MORE REMAIN UNKNOWN……



SPORTS
05/11/17

THE LADY PATRIOT VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAM GOES TO WESTERN  TO TAKE ON FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…….

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY BOWLING GREEN…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION
FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON  99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM……WVLE……STARTING AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON……..


THE K-H-S-DOUBLE-A  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THE STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS WILL BE MOVING TO KROGER FIELD
FOR THE TWENTY-17 AND 18 SEASONS…..

FROM TWO-THOUSAND-NINE THROUGH LAST SEASON….THE SIX CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES WERE PLAYED AT
WESTERN……HOWEVER….THE LAST TWO SEASON THE FINALS SCHEDULE HAD TO BE AMENDED WHEN THE TOPPER
FOOTBALL TEAM QUALIFIED FOR THE C-USA TITLE GAME…..







DOLLAR GENERAL-MILITARY CAMPAIGN
05/10/17

MAY IS MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH……AND DOLLAR GENERNAL WILL OFFER THE……COKE-COLA SHARE A COKE MILITARY  
16-OUNCE  CAN COLLECTION…. FROM MEMORIAL DAY  THRU LABOR  DAY…..

EACH 16-OUNCE  CAN WILL  BE AVAILABLE FOR ONE-DOLLAR  AND WILL ALLOW CUSTOMERS TO  SALUTE A VETERAN…..SERVICE
MEMBER…..MILITARY SPOUSE….OR MILITARY MOM OR DAD…….

THE PATRIOTIC CAN ALSO COMMEMORATES COKE’S PARTNERSHIP WITH THE U-S-O BY PROMINENTLY FEATURING THE U-S-O
BADGE……AND DOLLAR AND COKE PLAN TO MAKE A  25-THOUSAND DONATION TO THE  U-S O AT THE END OF THE CAMPAIGN……



OUTDOOR BURNING
05/10/17

SPRING CLEANING SEASON IS HERE…… AND FOR MANY KENTUCKIANS  THAT MEANS BURNING  UNWANTED
DEBRIS……HOWEVER…..BEFORE YOU LIGHT THAT P ILE….THE KENTUCKY DIVISION  OF AIR QUALITY REMINDS RESIDENTS THAT
BURNING GARBAGE IS ILLEGAL IN THE COMMONWEALTH……AND THAT ILLEGAL BURNING COULD RESULT IN FINES OF UP TO  
25-THOSAND DOLLARS PER DAY…..PER VIOLATION….

BURNING GARBAGE  EMITS DANGEROUS POLLUTANTS  INTO THE AIR THAT ARE HARMFUL TO PUBLIC HEALTH…..ESPECIALLY
CHILDREN…..THE ELDERLY…..AND THOSE WITH EXISITING HEALTH  PROBLEMS…….

BESIDES GARBAGE…..IT’S ALSO ILLEGAL TO BURN  ITEMS  SUCH AS PLASTIC, CARPETING, CANS, TRAILERS OR BUILDINGS AND
CONSTRUCITON MATERIALS AND STAINED  OR TREATRED  WOOD……

LAST MONTH THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY REPORTED  143 -WILD FIRES THAT BURNED OVER 59-HUNDRED
ACRES……..AND  45 OF THOSE FIRES WERE FROM DEBRIS PILES THAT GOT OUT OF CONTROLL……



COPASS
05/10/17

66 YEAR OLD BILLY COPAS OF FOUNTAIN RUN DIED TUESDAY AT SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER…..FUNERAL SERVIES WILL BE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT UNION NUMBER ONE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH
CEMETERY….VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO TOMORROW (THURS) AFTERNOON AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME AND AFTER NINE
FRIDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; BARBARA GUMM COPAS…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BENJAMIN AND KANEIA…..AND A  
DAUGHTER ANS SON-IN-LAW; BRETTA AND CHRISTOPHER SCHALK ALL OF FOUNTAIN RUN……SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW;
MILDRED AND DASHIELL ISENBERG….A BROTHER-IN-LAW AND SISTER-IN-LAW; TONY AND HUETTA GUMM…..AND A SISTER-IN-
LAW; ELIZABETH COPASS  ALL OF TOMPKINSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
05/10/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM WAS AT HOME LAST NIGHT TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD……AND DOWNED THE GATORS THREE TO
TWO…..



THE BRACKETS  FOR THE  STATE BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS HAVE BEEN RELEASED…

THE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS  THURSDAY, JUNE  EIGHTH   AT WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK IN LEXINGTON….AND THE
FIRST GAME FOR THE FOURTH REGION CHAMPIONS  WILL BE FRIDAY, JUNE NINTH…..

AND THE STATE  SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT WILL BE PLAYED AT  JACK FISHER BALLPARK IN OWENSBORO STARTING JUNE
EIGHT……AND THE FIRST GAME FOR THE FOURTH REGION CHAMPONS   WILL BE JUNE EIGHTH….







KENTUCKY TOURISM
05/09/17

ACCORDING TO FIGUES RELEASED YESTERDAY…..TOURISM CONTINUES TO HAVE A HUGE ECONOMIC IMPACT ON THE
COMMONWEALTH….HAVING A 14-POINT-FIVE BILLION DOLLAR LAST YEAR….WHICH WAS UP MORE THAN FIVE-PERCENT FROM
TWENTY-15….THE TOURISAM….ARTS…..AND HERITAGE  CABINET SAYS THAT WAS A FIVE-PERCENT INCREASE FROM  TWENTY-
15……AND THE LARGEST JUMP SINCE TWO-THOUSAND-FIVE…..

TOURISM GENERATED MORE THAN ONE-POINT-FIVE BILLION DOLLARS IN TAXES AND SUPPORTED NEAR 193-THOUSAND JOBS
LAST YEAR…..GENERATING OVER THREE-BILLION DOLLARS IN WAGES  FOR KENTUCKY WORKERS…..

EVERY REGION IN THE COMMONWEALTH  EXPERIENCED GROWTH….WITH THE LARGEST INCREASE IN THE “SOUTHERN LAKES
REGION”….WHICH WAS UP SEVEN-POINT-SIX PERCENT…..

IN THE   “CAVES…..LAKES…..AND  CORVETTES REGION”…..WHICH  INCLUDES SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY……..MORE THAN 700-
MILLION DOLLARS  WAS GENERATED……



WARREN ROAD CLOSURES
05/09/17

THERE WILL BE A COUPLE OF ROAD CLOSURERS  IN WARREN COUNTY TODAY….

A SECTION OF BROADWAY…..BETWEEN COVINGTON  STREET AND 31-W WILL BE CLOSED FROM EIGHT UNTIL SIX…..FOR  UTILITY  
WORK….

AND  THERE WILL BE LANE  CLOSURES ON CEMETERY ROAD TODAY AND POSSIBLY TOMORROW….FROM  10-30 TO FIVE EACH
DAY…..AS PART OF THE BRIDGE PROJECT OVER DRAKES CREEK…….



TENNESSEE TEACHER
05/09/17

A FORMER TENNESSEE TEACHER…..ACCUSED OF KIDNAPPING  A STUDENT AND TAKEING HER TO CALIFORNIA……..HAS BEEN
RETURNED……BUT IS BEING HELD IN THE HENDERSON COUNTY KENTUCKY JAIL….

50 YEAR OLD TAD CUMMINS  WAS ARRESTED IN APRIL  WHEN HE .AND THE 15 YEAR OLD GIRLS WERE LOCATED IN NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA…..

CUMMINS IS FACING FEDERAL CHARGES OF BRINGING A MINOR ACROSS STATE LINES FOR SEX……AND CHARGES IN
TENNESSEE OF KIDNAPPIGN AND  SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A MINOR…..



TEACHER WEEK
05/09/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS SIGNED A PROCLAMATION  DESIGNATING THIS WEEK AS…. TEACHER APPRECIAITON WEEK…..IN
THE COMMONWEALTH

THROUGHTOUT MAY…..THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCAITON IS ASKING RESIDENTS TO SHARE THEIR  STORIES OF
TEACHERS WHO HAVE INFLUENCED THEIR LIVES…..AND THE LIVES OF THEIR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN……BY USING
HASHTAG…..THANK-A-K-Y-TEACHER…….



FISCAL COURT
05/09/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT MEETS THIS MORNING IN THE FISCAL COURT MEETING ROOM IN THE CITY/COUNTY BUILDING…..ITEMS ON
THE AGENDA INCLUDE HEARING THE REGULAR REPORTS…..AND THIS MORNING’S FISCAL COURT MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON
SOUTHERN GOSPEL 12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND NINE……



CITY COUNCIL
05/09/17

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL LAST NIGHT… BILLY TURNER WITH U-S BANK ASK THE
COUNCIL TO MAKE NORTH FIRST STREET… WHICH RUNS BESIDE THE MAIN BRANCH….A TWO-WAY STREET……
     
AND THE COUNCIL APPROVED THE REQUEST ON A FIVE TO NOTHING VOTE……

DONNIE REELS…..CHIEF OPERATOR OF THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT….INFORMED THE COUNCIL  THEY HAD FLUSHED THE
WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS THE LAST WEEK IN APRIL  AND WILL DO SO AGAIN THE LAST WEEK IN JULY…….



SPORTS
05/09/17

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

AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAMS ENERTAIN BOWLING GREEN……AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM
THE VARSITY GAME ON  99-POINT-THREE…. LOVE-FM…….WVLE……STARTING AT FIVE-30 THIS AFTERNOON……







YEAR BOOKS
05/08/17

THE  TWENTY-17  PATRIOT  YEARBOOKS ARE NOW  AVAILABLE……

BEGINNING TODAY…..AC/S PATRIOT YEARBOOKS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS  WHO HAVE PAID IN FULL OR WHO HAVE
MADE A DOWN PAYMENT…..
AND ALL REMAINING BALANCES MUST BE PAID…..IN CASH….WHEN  STUDENTS  PICK UP THEIR BOOK……

AND STARTING TOMORROW……EXTRA YEARBOOKS WILL  GO ON SALE  FOR             60-DOLLARS…AND AGAIN WILL BE ON A CASH
BASIS ONLY…..



JUSTICE SURVEY
05/08/17

THE KENTUCKY JUSTICE  AND PUBLIC SAFETY CABINET IS SEEKING TO SURVEY  RESIDENTS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH
ABOUT  THEIR EXPERIENCES WITH CRIME AND LAW ENFORCEMENT…..AS PART OF AN EFFORT TO IMPROVE DATA FOR POLICY
MAKERS……

30-THOUSAND SURVEYS ARE BEING SENT OUT THIS MONTH TO SUPPLEMENT OTHER OFFICIAL SOURCES OF DATA SUCH AS
ARRESTS…..COURT CASES….AND FEDERAL STATISTICS…..THE SURVEYS WILL ASK ABOUT RESIDENTS EXPERIENCES WITH A
VARIETY OF CRIMES…..AND SOME QUESTIONS WILL FOCUS ON CONTACT WITH  LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PERCEPTIONS OF
SAFETY IN THE COMMUNITY…..
THEN A SECOND PHASE OF THE SURVEY……SCHEDULED FOR LATER THIS MONTH….. WILL FOCUS ON TWO-THOUSAND
INDIVIDUALS WHO RECEIVED SHELTER AND SERVICES THROUGH ORGANIZATIONS LOCATED  IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..
SELECTED RESIDENTS HAVE  ALREADY BEEN NOTIFIED THAT THE WILL BE RECEIVING THE SURVEY WHICH WILL TAKE 10 TO 15
MINUTES TO COMPLETE….

KENTUCKY HAS CONDUCTED SIX VICTIMIZATION SURVEYS SINCE  1989…….



CAPITAL FACELIFT
05/08/17

A SECOND  PHASE  OF RENOVATION WORK AT THE STATE CAPITAL IS NOW UNDERWAY AND IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPELTED BY
OCTOBER 10TH….….

DURING THE FALL  AND WINTER MONTHS….THE FRONT OR NORTH SIDE OF THE BUILDING’S EXTERIOR WAS CLEANED AND
REPAIRERD…..WITH NEW MORTAR APPLIED AND THE LIMESTONE RAILING RESTORED….AT A COST OF  ONE-POINT-TWO MILLION
DOLLARS….

THIS SECOND PHASE OF RENOV ATIONS WILL WORK ON THE THREE REMAINING SIDES AND WILL COST 800-THOUSAND
DOLLARS…..AS THERE ISN’T AS MUCH ALGE GROWING AS THOSE SIDES OF THE BUILDING AS THEY RECEIVE MORE SUN,…..

AND WORK IS ALSO CONTINUING ON THE WALKWAY IN FRONT OF THE CAPITAL ANNEX……



FORMER JUDGE INDICTED
05/08/17

A FORMER CAMPBELL COUNTY DISTRICT  JUDGE  HAS BEEN INDICTED  BY THE CAMPBELL COUNTY GRAND JURY ON NINE
FELONY AND TWO MISDEMEANOR COUNTS……

70 YEAR OLD TIMOTHY NOLAN OF CALIFORNIA IS CHARGED WITH  ONE COUNT OF TRAFFICKING WITH A PERSON UNDER AGE
18….ONE COUNT OF RAPE….FIVE COUNTS HUMAN TRAFFICKING WITH ADULTS….TWO COUNTS OF UNLAWFUL TRANSACTION
WITH A MINOR…..ONE COUNT OF TAMPERING WITH A WITNESS…..AND ONE COUNT OF PROSTITITION……

THE INDICTMENT ALLEGES THE CRIMW OCCURRED IN AUGUST OF LAST YEAR….AND WE REMIND LISTNERS THAT AN
INDICTMENT IS A FORMAL CHARGE AND NOT PROOF OF GUILT…..



MEETINGS
05/08/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

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

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

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



CITY COUNCIL
05/08/17

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



SPORTS
05/08/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY RUSSELLVILLE…..

AND THE REGIONAL TRACK MEET BEGINS TODAY…..


ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..
THE PREDATORS BEAT THE BLUES THREE TO ONE TO WIN THEIR STANLEY CUP SERIES FOUR GAME TO TWO…..AND FOR THE
FIRST TIME IN FRANCIASE HISTORY… MOVE INTO THE CONFERENCE FINALS……







ESCAPEE
05/05/17

AUTHORITIES ARE LOOKING FOR AN INDIVIDUAL…..WHO ESCAPED FROM A SIMPSON COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF…..WHO WAS
RETURNING HIM TO THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER…..

MICKEY CARTER….WHO  WAS ABLE TO REMOVE HIS LEG SHACKLES AND FORCE THE REAT WINDOW OF THE CRUISE OPEN….
ESCAPED ON FOOT……

CARTER IS FIVE-FEET THREE-INCHES TALL…..WEIGHS 110 POUNDS….AND HAS DARK BROWN  HAIR….WHEN LAST SEEN HE
WAS WEARING AN ORANGE JUMP SUIT….

IF YOU SEE CARTER…..NO NOT APPROACH HIM……AND CONTACT THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AT TWO-THREE-
SEVEN-32-10……



ADAIR WOMAN PLEA
05/05/17

AN ADAIR COUNTY WOMAN HAS PLEAD GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT TO SETTING  FIRE TO HER RENTAL HOME IN ORDER TO
OBTAIN MONEY…. THRU FALSE PRETENSES…. FROM A 50-THOUSAND  DOLLAR  RENTERS INSURANCE POLICY…..….

41 YEAR OLD BRANDI  PRITCHARD  OF COLUMBIA….AND HER CO-DEFENDANT STEVEN PRITCHARD……SET  THE FIRE IN JUNE
OF TWENTY-11…..



ARREST-HART
05/05/17

STATE POLICE HAVE  ARRESTED A  BARREN COUNTY  MAN IN CONNECTION WITH A SHOOTING  IN HARDYVILLE LAST NOVEMBER  
THAT CLAIMED THE LIFE OF 57 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER HOLDER…..

53 YEAR OLD ALBERT STEPHENS OF GLASGOW IS CHARGED IN A HART COUNTY INDICTMENT WARRANT WITH ONE COUNT OF
MURDER……



ARREST
05/05/17

A BROWNSVILLE MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH SEVERAL BURGLARIES OF AMISH HOMES IN THE AREA…
STEPHEN GRIDER IS CHARGED  WITH THREE COUNTS OF BURGLARY, TWO COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCE AND POSSESSION OF MARIJAUA….

THE THEFTS  OCCURRED IN ALLEN AND BARREN COUNTIES…….



KENTUCKY ONE HEALTH
05/05/17

ACCORDING TO THE COURIER-JOURNAL….BEGINNNG IN JULY…..KENTUCKY HEALTH ONE IS TERMINATING EMPLOYMENT
CONTRACTS  WITH ABOUT 25 DOCTORS  AS A COST CUTTING  MEASURE…..AND THEY WILL ALSO LAY  OFF 250-STAFF
MEMBERS…..

THE DENVER BASE SYSTEM….WHICH  EXPANDED FIVE YEARS AGO……HAS 15-HOSPITALS AND OVER 200-LOCATIONS….
AND THEY POSTED A 76-MILLION DOLLAR  LOSS DURING THE LAST QUARTER OF TWENTY-16…..AND THEY SAY KENTUCKY
OPERATIONS HAVE SUFFERED YEARLY LOSSES…….



SPORTS
05/05/17

THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY  BASEBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO BUTLER COUNTY…..

AND THE OWENSBORO CATHOLIC TOURNAMENT…..THE LADY PATROIT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS TO PLAY IN THIS WEEK-END…..HAS
BEEN CANCELLED…..




THE PREDATORS ARE IN ST. LOUIS  FOR GAME FIVE OF THEIR STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS……WITH THE PREDATORS LEADING THE
SERIES THREE GAMES TO ONE…..







LABOR CABINET VISITS
05/03/17

LAST MONTH….THE KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET CONDUCTED 15 FREE….ON-SITE VISITS  OR CONSULTATIVE SURVEYS……FOR
EMPLOYERS  ACROSS KENTUCKY…..

AS A RESULT….. 87-SERIOUS CONDITIONS THAT COULD HAVE AFFECTED UP TO       31-HUNDRED-97   EMPLOYEES  AND COULD
HAVE RESULTED IN ENFORCEMENT PENALITIES OF UP TO 609-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..EMPLOYERS WHO MAKE USE OF THE
DIVISION’S CONSULTATIVE SURVEYS DON’T FACE PENALITIES UNLESS THE VIOLATIONS AREN’T CORRECTED…..

IN ADDITION TO THE  CONSULTATIVE SURVEYS  AND FREE OSHA TRAINIING…..COST-FREE ASSISTANCE FROM THE DIVISION
CONSISTS OF  PUBLICATIONS…..REQUIRED WORKPLACE POSTERS…..AND INFORMATION  ON INJURY/ILLNESS RECORD
KEEPING REQUIREMENTS…….



ARREST-WARREN
05/03/17

THE STATE POLCIE ELECTRONIC CRIMES BRANCH HAS ARRESTED A BOWLING GREEN MAN….

39 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER  STINNET IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT   OF PROHIBITED USE OF ELECTRON COMMUNICATION
SYSTEMS TO PROCUFE A MINOR FOR SEX OFFENSES…..

TROOPER SAY  THEY BEGAN AN UNDERCOVER INVESTIGAITON AFTER STINETT RESPONDED TO AN ON-LINE AD ON A
WEBSITE…...AND HE WAS ARRESTED WHEN HE WENT TO A HOTEL IN BOWLING GREEN WITH PLANS TO ENGAGE IN SEX ACTS
WITH A MINOR…….



SUIT AGAINST DAVIS CAN PROCEED
05/03/17

A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT SAYS  A GAY COUPLES LAWSUIT…. SEEKING DAMAGES FROM  ROWAN COUNTY CLERK KIM DAVIS
WHO REFUSED THEM A MARRIAGE LICENSE……CAN PROCEED…

IN TWENTY-15…..DAVIS REFUSED TO ISSUE THE MARRAGIE LICENSE  BECAUSE SHE SAID IT VIOLATED HER RELIGIOUS
BELIEFS…..…..AND DAVIS SPENT FIVE DAYS IN JAIL FOR REFUSING TO FOLLO A COURT ORDER…..

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PASSED A LAW THAT REMOVED CONTYCLERK’S NAMES FROM LICENSES…...AND A DISTRICT JUDGE  
RULED THAT SATISFIED THE SUT AND DISMISSED THE CASE…..BUT THE COUPLE APPEALED….SAYING THEY WANTED DAVIS TO
PAY DAMAGES…..
AND A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT RULED YESTERDAY THE CASE CAN CONTINUE……



SPORTS
05/03/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS  TRAVEL TO WARREN CENTRAL……


LAST NIGHT THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM TOOK ON BARREN COUNTY….AND AFTER GETTING DOWN THREE TO NOTHING….
CAME BACK TO WIN SIX TO 5…..


AND THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM LOST THE SOUTH WARREN YESTERDAY NINE TO NOTHING…..


IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAY OFFS…..THE PREDATORS GOT PAST THE BLUES TWO TO ONE TO TAKE A THREE GAMES TO ONE
LEAD IN THE SERIES….GAME FIVE WILL BE FRIDAY IN ST. LOUIS…..  







SCHOOL BOARD
05/02/17

IT WAS A RATHER ROUTINE MEETING FOR THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION LAST NIGHT AS THEY MET AT  CAREER
AND TECHNICAL CENTER…..THE BOARD DID GIVE FINAL APPROVAL TO THE NEW KINDERGARTERN PROCEDURES AND
GUIDELINES FOR PETITION…..

DIRECTOR OF PUPIL PERSONNEL…..GARRY DEWITT….REPORTED THAT FOR THE EIGHTH MONTH OF THE SCHOOL YEAR
ATTENDANCE WAS 94-POINT-ZERO EIGHT PERCENT….WHICH WAS UP FROM 93-POINT-45 PERCENT LAST YEAR…..
THE BOARD APPROVED RENEWING THE DRUG TESTING CONTRACT WITH PREMIER INTEGRITY SOLUTIONS  FOR NEXT SCHOOL
YEAR….AND APPROVED  BONDING THE TRESURER FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR…..



COMMONWEALTH RESPONSE
05/02/17

THE COMONWEALTH HAS FILED ITS  REPONSE TO A  DEFENSE MOTION  TO MOVE THE GABBIE DOOLIN CASE  OUT OF ALLEN
COUNTY AND ALL ADJANCENT COUNTIES…

TIMOTHY MADDEN IS CHARGED WITH THE KIDNAPPING….RAPE….AND MURDER OF SEVEN YEAR OLD GABBIE DOOLIN IN TWENTY-
15….
AND IN THEIR RESPONSE…..THE COMMONWEALTH ARGUES THE QUESTIONS THE DEFENSE ASKED IN A SURVEY ABOUT THE
CASE WERE MISLEADING…..AND THERE IS NO EVIDENCE TO SUGGEST MADDEN WOULDN’T GET A FAIR TRIAL IN A
SURROUNDING COUNTY……
THE COMMONWEALTH GOES ON TO SAY THAT THE DOOLIN AND MADDEN FAMILIES BOTH LIVE IN ALLEN COUNTY…..MAKING THE
RESULTS DIFFERENT IN ALLEN…. WHEN COMPARED TO SURROUNDING COUNTIES….

REPLIES IN THE CASE ARE DUE  MAY 26TH……



NEW LAWYERS SWORN IN
05/02/17

AT THE STATE CAPITAL YESTERDAY….KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN MINTON, JUNIOR  SWORE IN 120 NEW
LAWYERS….

IN THE COMMONWEALTH….NEW ATTORNEYS  WHO  HAVE PASSED THE BAR EXAM…..ARE SWORN IN ON MAY FIRST EACH YEAR IN
A CEREMONY DATING BACK TO 1958…..WHEN THEN PRESIDENT DWIGHT  EISENHOWER  SET THE DAY ASIDE TO RECOGNIZE A
HERITAGE OF LIBERTY…..JUSTICE…..AND EQUALITY  UNDER THE LAW….

MINTON ALSO PRESENTED THE  “LIBERTY BELL AWARD”  TO U-K  LAW PROFESSOR ALLISON CONNELLY FOR HER SERVICE  TO
THE COURT OF JUSTICE AND THE COMMONWEALTH…WHICH INCLUDED  13-YEARS  AS A PUBLIC DEFENDER  AND LATER
HEADING KENTUCKY’S ENTIRE PUBLIC DEFENDER SYSTEM……



SPORTS
05/02/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALLTEAM GOES TO SOUTH WARREN…..
THE TENNIS TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO WARREN CENTRAL….

AND THE PATRIOT  BASEBLL TEAMS  ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY….. AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE
ACTION  FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON            99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…..WVLE….STARTING AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON….


STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS CONTINUE AS THE PREDATORS HOST THE BLUE….
NASHVILLE LEADS THE SERIES TWO GAME TO ONE…..


COMMONWEALTH STADIUM IS GETTING A NEW NAME….AS  U-K ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY AN AGREEMENT HAD BEEN REACHED
TO RENAME IT…..KROGER  FIELD…. EFECTIVELY  IMMEDIATELY….

WITH THE CHANGE…..KENTUCKY WILL HAVE THE ONLY FOOTBALL STADIUM IN THE S-E-C WITH CORPORATE NAMING RIGHTS…..
AND  C-M NEWTON FIELD….WILL BE RENAMED….C-M NEWTON GROUNDS AT KROGER FIELD….

KROGER WILL PAY ONE-POINT-85 MILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY….UP TO 12-YEARS…..AND KENTUCKY SAYS THE PARTNERSHIP
WILL  EXTEND  BEYOND THE STADIUM………..







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS
05/01/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING…..THE JOBLESS  RATE IN ALLEN COUNTY FELL FROM  FOUR-
POINT-SEVEN PERCENT IN FEBRUARY TO FOUR POINT-SIX PERCENT IN MARCH…..AND  THIS  MARCH’S UNEMPLOYMENT  RATE
WAS ALSO BELOW THE FOUR-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT RECORDED IN MARCH OF LAST YEAR…..

IN THE BARRN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT  DISTRICT....JOLESS RATES RANGED FROM FOUR-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN WARREN
COUNTY TO SIX-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN EDMONSON  COUNTY…..

IN THE COMMONWEALTH IN MARCH….UNEMPLOYMENT RATES  DROPPED IN 55 COUNTIES…..ROSE IN 53…..AND REMAINED TH
SAME IN 12……

WOODFORD COUNTY RECORDED THE LOWEST  JOBLESS RATE AT THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT….
WHILE MAGOFFIN COUNTY HAD  THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 18-POINT-NINE PERCENT……



HIGHWAY FATALITIES UP
05/01/17

ACCORDING TO THE KENTUCKY OFFICE AND HIGHWAY SAFETY  AND STATE POLICE… HIGHWAY FATALITIES IN THE
COMMONWEALTH  INCREASE LAST YEAR….AST 834 INDIVIDUALS LOST THEIR LIVES IN  TWENTY-16…..WHICH WAS 73 MORE THAN
TTWNEY-15……

OF THE 834 HIGHWYA FATALITIES LAST YEAR…..51-PERCENT WERE NOT WEARING A SEAT  BELT….17-PERCENT INVOLVED
ALCOHOL….OVER  36-PERCENT INVOLVED SPEEDING OR AGGRESSIVE DRIVERS…..AND 23-PERCENT INVOLVED DRIVER
DISTRATION…..
MOTORCYCLES ACCOUNTED FOR  90-FATALITIES……WITH 60-PERCENT NOT WEATING A HELMET…..

SO FAR THIS YEAR…...THERE  HAVE BEEN  210 ROADWAY FATALITIES…..WHICH IS DOWN FROM  226 THIS TIME LAST YEAR……



ECLIPSE SHOW
05/01/17

BEGINNING TOMORROW….AND RUNNING THRU JULY SECOND….WESTERN’S  HARDIN PANETARIUM  WILL PRESENT THE FIRST
OF TWO SHOWS ABOUT ECLIPES…..

ON AUGUST  21ST….FOR THE FIRST TIME  IN 38-YEARS…..A TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE WILL BE VISIBLE FROM THE CONTINENTAL
UNITED STATE…..

THE TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE WILL BE VISIABLE TO THOSE LOCATED WITHIN A ROUGHLY 100-MILE-WIDE BAND RUNNING FROM
OREGON TO SOUTH CAROLINA…. WHICH COMES ACROSS SOUTHER  CENTRAL KENTYUCKY…

THE SHOWS….WHICH ARE FREE….WILL BE PRESENTED TUESDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHTS  AT SEVEN AND SUNDAY  
AFTERNOONS  AT TWO……



CORVETTE PLANT TOURS TO STOP
05/01/17

IF YOU ON PLAN ON TAKING A TOUR OF THE CORVETTE PLANT…..YOU NEED TO DO SO BEFORE  JUNE 16TH….AS THE PLANT  
WILL SUSPEND TOURS  AFTER THAT DATE FOR A YEAR-AND-A HALF….DUE TO WORK THAT WILL BE DONE AT THE PLANT….

DURING THAT TIME….BOWLING GREEN TOURISM OFFICIALS WILL OFFER A PACKAGE THAT INCLUDES THE  CORVETTE
MUSEUM…..THE HISTORIC RAIL  PARK AND TRAIN MUSEUM….AND AVIATION HERITAGE  PARK…....





MEETINGS
05/01/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

THE ALLEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETS TONIGHT AT 6, THE LEAGUE OF ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN MEETS AT 6:30
AND GRAHAM LODGE AND THE SADDLE CLUB BOTH MEET AT 7…..

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 1 THE SCOTTSVILLE ART GUILD MEETS AND THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS MEET AT 5…..

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



PERRY
05/01/17

83 YEAR OLD LOIS MADELINE PERRY OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE …..

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; WILLIAM AND DOROTHY OF ADOLPHUS, BOBBY AND SUSAN OF
SCOTTSVILLE, DONNIE OF THE RAPIDS COMMUNITY AND RICKY AND TAMARA OF FRANKLIN…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-
LAW; REBECCA AND JAMES BRITT OF ADOLPHUS AND LOIS AND LENNY AUSBROOKS OF SCOTTSVILLE…….TWO BROTHERS AND
SISTER-IN-LAW; ODELL UHLES OF ELKTON AND LLOYD  AND  MILDRED UHLES  OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND FOUR SISTERS AND
BROTHERS-ON-LAW; FRANCES FARLEY OF INDIANA, BETTY AND WALLACE SHANKLIN OF RUSSELLVILLE AND PATRICIA JOHNSON
AND MOLLY GANT BOTH OF ELKTON…..12 GRANDCHILDREN, 21 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE GREAT-GREAT-
GRANCCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
05/01/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAMS GO TO BARREN COUNTY….`







DEMO DERBY
04/28/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY JAYCEES…..JACKSONIAN DEMO DERBY…..IS TOMORROW NIGHT AT THE FAIR GROUNDS…..


ADMISSION TO THE DEMO DERBY IS 10-DOLLARS AND IT BEGINS AT 6…..



DRUG TAKE BACK
04/28/17

TOMORROW  IS THE NATIONAL…..DRUG TAKE BACK DAY…..WHERE OVER FIVE-THOUSAND LOCATIONS AROUIND THE COUNTY
WILL BE COLLECTING POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS…..EXPIRED…..UNUSED….AND UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS….

THE DRUG  MAY BE DROPPED OFF…..WITH NO QUESTIONS ASKED…..BETWEEN 10 AND TWO  AT THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE
DEPARTMENT…..SAFETT CITY IN FRONT OF GREENWOOD HIGH SHOOL….AND STATE POLICE POST THREE ON NASHVILLE
ROAD…..

IN  ALLEN COUNTY……A  DROP OFF BOX FOR UNWATED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IS AVAILABLE    24-HOURS A DAY…..SEVEN DAYS
A WEEK…..IN THE LOBBY OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER ON WOOD  STREET…..



MUNFORDVILLE TRAIL TOWN
04/28/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM  HAS CERTIFIED  MUNFORDVILLE AS THE COMMONWEALTH’S   16TH TRAIL  TOWN….

THE KENTUCKY TRAIL TOWN PROGRAMS IS A TOURISM-BASE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES A PLAN FOR
COMMUNITIES TO CAPITALIZE ON THEIR OPPORTUNITIES FOR OUTDOOR RECREATION….
THE PROGRAM ALSO SEEKS  TO INCREASE OPPORTUNITIES FOR HEALTHLY PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES THROUGH INCREASED
ACCESS TO TRAILS AND RECREATIONAL AREAS…..



LEE
04/28/17

54 YEAR OLD WALTER EUGENE  LEE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE….. MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE AT SCOTTSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST…..AND VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AT THE CHURCH……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; LORRIE ANN LEE…..A DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; KATRINA AND GEORGE GREASON OF
ARIZONA…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DAVID AND JULIA OF OAKLAND…..HIS MOTHER AND STEP-FATHER; GAYLE AND
BOBBY PIERSON……AND HIS FATHER; WALTER LEE, SENIOR ALL OF OHIO….AND A BROTHER; FORREST LEE….TWO
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/28/17

THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO OWENSBORO CATHOLIC….


THE PREDATORS ARE IN ST LOUIS TO TAKE ON THE BLUES…..
NASHVILLE LEADS THE SERIES ONE GAME TO NONE……


THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  WAS AT HOME YESTERDAY TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST….AND DROPPED AN 11 TO FOUR DECISION TO
THE RAIDERS







BRIDGE TOLLS
04/27/18

FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF THE YEAR…..NEARLY SEVEN-MILLION MOTORISTS CROSSED THE THREE TOLLED BRIDGES  OVER
THE OHIO RIVER AT LOUISVILLE…..

THE AVERAGE WEEK DAY CROSSINGS IN MARCH….ON ALL THREE BRIDGES…WAS  89-THOUSAND  WHICH WAS A 12-PERCENT
INCREASE FROM JANUARY…..
AND RIVER-LINK SAYS IT COULD TAKE UP TO FIVE YEARS FOR THE BRIDGES TO REACH THEIR MAXIMUM USAGE…..

ALSO IN THE FIRST QUARTER…..87-MILLION DOLLARS IN TOLLS WERE COLLECTED….. WHICH WAS SPLIT EVENLY BETWEEN
INDIANA AND THE COMMONWEALTH……



MADDEN
04/27/17

IN ALLEN CIRCUIT COURT YESTERDAY…..JUDGE JANET CROCKER GRANTED A MOTION FILED BY TRAVIS LOCK…..WHO
REPRESENTS TIMMOTY MADDEN IN THE GABBIE DOOLIN CASE…..FROM AN EXTENSION OF TIME TO REVIEW SUPPRESSION
EVIDENCE……MOVING THE DEADLINE FROM MAY 26TH TO JUNE 30TH…..

LOCK ALSO FILED A MOTION FOR HIM TO BE ABLE TO DISTRIBUTE POTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE AMONG HIS DEFENSE TEAM OF
EXPERTS…..

JUDGE CROCKER…..THE COMMONWEALTH….AND LOCK THEN DISCUSSED HOW TO KEEP THE PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE
AWAY FROM THE PUBLIC….AND JUDGE CROCKER SAID SHW WILL CRAFT AN ORDER TO PROTECT EVIDENCE FROM BEING
DISTRIBUTED TO THE WRONG HANDS…..

MADDENS’S NEXT COURT APPEARANCE  IS JULY 26TH……



LARUE MAN SENTENCED
04/27/17

A LARUE COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT TO 78 MONTHS IN PRISON….TO BE FOLLOWED BY 10 YEARS
OF SUPERVISED RELEASE….FOR THE POSSESSION AND DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD  PORNOGRAPHY…..

BENJAMIN BOYD OF HODGNEVILLE….MUST ALSO  PAY 65-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN RESTITUTION…..TO BE DIVIDED BETWEEN  
NINE IDENTIFIED VICTIMS…..




BALL
04/27/17

STATE TRESURER ALISON  BALL WAS IN SCOTTSVILLE YESTERDAY…..MEETING WITH RESIDENTS IN THE FISCAL COURT
MEETING ROOM…..AND SHE SAID HER OFFICE WAS HOLDING ABOUT ONE-MILLION DOLLARS IN UNCLAIMED PROPERTY FOR
ALLEN COUNTY……




RUSSELL
04/27/17

80 YEAR OLD BOBBY RUSSELL OF FOUNTAIN FUN DIED TUESDAY AT T-J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL…..FUNERAL SERVICES
WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN HIGHLAND CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS
AFTER SIX TONIGHT (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; WILLIE MAE “TOOTIE” RUSSELL…..A SON; GORDON… AND THREE DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;
VIRGINIA AND MIKE GAW, DARLENE AND BILLY YORK AND SHELIA AND MICHAEL SIMMONS ALL OF FOUNTAIN RUN……HIS STEP-
MOTHER; MARY ANN RUSSELL OF SCOTTSVILLE……AND FOUR SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; JOYCE AND ROB MARTIN OF
TENNESSEE, DEBORA AND NATHAN SULLIVAN OF SCOTTSVILLE, TERESA RUSSELL OF FRANKLIN AND DENISE RUSSELL OF
GLASGOW…..14 GRANDCHILDREN, 27 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SULLIVAN
04/27/17

70 YEAR OLD ROSE DISMAN SULLIVAN OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING
GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THE GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN FOUNTAIN
RUN CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFER 11 THIS MORNING (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; TONY TAYLOR AND TIM AND CATHY TAYLOR ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE….A
DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW; TINA AND COLBY PERRY OF TENNESSEE……A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; RAY AND JOYCE
DISMON…..AND A SISTER; OPAL HAYES ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND 14 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO
SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/27/17


THE PATROT TENNIS TEAMS ENTERTAIN FRANKLIN/SIMPSON THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBAL TEAMS TRAVEL TO GLASGOW…..

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SEVERAL YEARS…..THE TRACK TEAMS WILL BE HOSTING A HOME MEET THIS AFTERNOON…..AND THEY
WILL ALSO  BE DEDICATING  A SIGN FOR SAVANNAH GREGORY FOR GOING TO STATE…..

AND THE PATRIOT  BASEBLL TEAMS  HOST WARREN EAST…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM  THE VARSITY  
GAME ON 99-POINT-THREE…..        LOVE-FM….. WVLE…. STARTING  AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON……







FARMING ACCIDENT
04/26/17

A FARMING ACCIDENT…..LATE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON ON RED HILL ROAD… CLAIMED A LIFE….

CORONER DARRIN DAVIS  TELLS NEWSWATCH THAT 54 YEAR OLD WALTER LEE, JUNIOR WAS BUSHING HOGGING….AND WAS
STRUCK BY THE BUSHHOG……I



2016 ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
04/26/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT  AND TRAINING…..THE TWENTY-16 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  IN ALLEN COUNTY WAS
FOUR-POINT-TWO PERCENT….. WHICH WAS DOWN  FROM THE FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT RECORDED  IN TWENTY-15……

IN THE BARREN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT…..THE TWENTY-16  JOBLESS RATE  WAS  FOUR-POINT-THREE
PERCENT…..AS  WARREN COUNTY HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT T THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT…. AND  
EDMONSON COUNTY RECORED THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE AT SIX-POINT-ONE PERCENT…..

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH…..UNEMPLOYMENT RATES FELL  IN 86 COUNTIES LAST YEAR…..ROSE IN 26….AND REMAINED  
THE SSAME IN EIGHT….

WOODFORD COUNTY HAS THE LOWEST ANNUAL JOBLESS RATE AT THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT…..
AND MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 18-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT……



STATE TREASURER
04/26/17

THIS AFTERNOON AT ONE-45……STATE TREASURER ALLISON BALL WILL BE IN THE FISCAL COURT MEETING ROOM……IN THE
CITY/COUNCIL BUILDING….TO DISCUSS HER OFFICE AND THE ABANDON PROPERTY PROGRAM……



DECESARE HONORED
04/26/17

A STATE REPRESENTATIVE FROM BOWLING GREEN HAS BEEN HONORED BY THE KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE….

JIM DECESAER HAS BEEN NAMED THE TWENTY-17  LEGISLATIVE SESSION M-V-P… LEGISLATORS ARE CHOSEN…..BASED  ON
THEIR SPONSORSHIP  AND HOW THEY CHAMPION   PRO-BUSINESS BILLS…..



CAPITAL VANDALISM
04/26/17

STATE POLCIE ARE LOOKING FOR FIVE INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED IN VANDALISM AROUND THE STATE CAPITAL…

REPORTEDLY….ON THE NIGHT OF APRIL 19TH…..THREE BLACK MALES  AND TWO BLACK FEMALES  GOT OUT OF A NEWER
MODEL BLACK CHRYSLER……PARKED IN FRONT OF THE GOVERNOR’ S MANSION…..AND SPREAD SOME SORT OF OIL  IN
VARIOUS LOCATIONS AROUND THE CAPITAL…..INCLUDING THE CAPITAL STEPS…. CAUSING THEM TO STAIN….



VEHICLE FIRE
04/26/17

AROUND 10-30 YESTERDAY MORNING…..THE SCOTTVILLE AND SOUTH ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENTS  WERE CALLED TO A VEHICLE
ON FIRE IN THE PARKING LOT  OF THE SOUTH  ALLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT……

THE INDIVIDUAL  SAID HE WAS UNLOADING RECYCLABLES…..AND WHEN HE TURNED AROUND….HIS TRUCK  WAS IN FLAMES……



FISCAL COURT
04/26/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT NUMBER ON LAST NIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING……
SAYING SOME INDIVIDUALS…..ELIGIBLE FOR HOME INCARCERATION CAN’T AFFORD THE 500-DOLLAR DEPOSIT…….THE COURT
APPROVED A RECOMMENDATION  BY THE COUNTY ATTORNEY TO WAIVE THAT FEE……



BISHOP
04/25/17

84 YEAR OLD ROBERT MICHAEL BISHOP   DIED MONDAY AT SUNSET MANOR IN HODGENVILLE…..A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR
THE SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE WILL BE HELD MAY 13TH AT MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHRUCH IN ELIZABETHTOWN….. AND   
MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE;  JUDITH BISHOP…TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW;  LISA AND EMIL SIMMONS OF SCOTTSVILLE
AND  ANGELA AND JERRY ISENTHAL   OF INDIANA…AND TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; MICHAEL AND  DONNA OF   NORTH
CAROLINA, AND CRAIG AND  PAIGE OF GEORGIA….NINE GRANDCHILDREN, FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  AND A GREAT-
GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/26/17

THE PREDATORS BEGIN SECOND ROUND PLAY IN THE STANLEY CUP….AS THEY’RE IN ST. LOUIS TO TAKE ON THE BLUES…….



NASCAR’S MOST POPULAR DRIVER IS RETIRING……

SAYING HE WANTED TO GO OUT ON THIS OWN TERMS….DALE EARNHARDT, JUNOR ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT HE WILL
RETIRE FROM SPRINT CUP RACING  WHEN HIS CONTRCT EXPIRES AT THE END OF THE YEAR…..
HE DOES HAVE TWO RACES TO RUN…..FOR HIS OWN TEAM….JUNIOR MOTOR SPORTS….. IN THE XFINITY SERIES NEXT
SEASON…..

EARNHARDT MISSED THE SECOND HALF OF THE TWENTY-16 SEASON  AFTER SUFFERING  A MID-SEASON  CONCUSSION……







FISCAL COURT
04/25/17

ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELS TO CEDAR SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT  NUMBER ONE TONIGHT TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…..
AND TONIGHT’S FISCAL COURT MEETING CAN BE HEARD ON SOUTHERN GOSPEL    12-50…..WLCK…..STARTING AROUND
SEVEN…..



LOW INCOME PHONE SUBSIDY
04/25/17

THE KENTUCKY PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION HAS PUT ON HOLD A DECISION CHANGING THE COMMONWEALTH’S SUBSIDY
PROGRAM…..FOR LOW-INCOME TELEPHONE CUSTOMERS…..IN ORDER TO ASSESS THE IMPACT OF A LAW  ENACTED AFTER THE  
MARCH 10TH DECISION WAS ISSUED…..

THE MARCH 10TH  ORDER  ENDED…..EFFECTIVE MAY FIRST….THE COMMONWEALTH’S THREE-DOLLAR AND 50-CENT
MONTHLY…PER CUSTOMER PAYMENT TO CARRIERS…. THAT PROVIDE WIRELESS PHONE SERVICE FOR ELIGIBLE LOE-INCOME
CUSTOMERS…..ND IT LEFT IN PLACE AN EQUIVALENT SUBSIDY FOR  LANDLINE PHONES…..AND INCREASED IT GRADUALLY TO
OFFSET THE LOSS OF FEDERAL FUNDS ON A  DOLLAR-FOR-DOLLAR  BASIS……

HOWEVER…A TELEPHONE DEREGULATION LAW THAT BECAME EFFECTIVE MARCH 20TH….REMOVES   NEARLY  ALL REMAINING
REGULATION OF LANDLINE PHONES IN KENTUCKY…..SO THE DECISION TO PUT THE MARCH 10TH….P-S-C ORDER…..ON
HOLD…..



FATAL
04/25/17

A TWO VEHICLE  ACCIDENT  ON NASHVILLE ROAD…..YESTERDAY MORNING…. CLAIMED A LFIE…..

THE WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  SAYS A CAR DRIVEN  BY 21 YEAR OLD BILLY MARTIN  OF FRANKLIN CROSSED
THE CENTERLINE  AND HIT  A PICK-UP OPERATED  BY 74 YEAR OLD JACKIE GANN…..
MARTIN DIED AT THE SCEHE  AND GANN WAS TAKEN TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…….



CAUSE OF DEATH DETERMINED
04/24/17

GLASGOW POLICE  SAY A PRELIMINARY CAUSE  HAS BEEN DETERMINED IN THE DEATH OF KRYSTAL MITCHELL…..WHOSE BODY
WAS FOUND ON THE ROOF OF A BUSINESS IN DOWNTOWN GLASGOW….

AUTHORITIES SAY  MITCHELL DIED FROM  A OVERDOSE….HOWEVER…..THE TOXICOLOGY EXAM HASN’T BEEN COMPLETED…..SO
THE DRUG OR DRUGS THAT CAUSED THE OVERDOSE HAVE  YET TO  BE  DETERMINED……







GUILTY PLEA
04/25/17

A FORMER RUSSELL COUNTY TEACHER HAS PLED GUILTY…..IN FEDERAL COURT…. TO A SINGLE CHARGE OF SEXUAL
EXPLOITATION OF CHILDERN….

49 YEAR OLD  JEFFERY MCGAHA OF RUSSEL SPRINGS ADMITTED TO ATTEMPTING TO RECEIVE MATERIALS THAT CONTAINED
CHILD PORNOGRAPHY USING A CELL PHONE AND OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA…..

SENTENCING IS SET  FOR JULY 18TH……



ADAIR FATAL ARREST
04/25/17

AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN CONNECTION WITH A FATAL ACCDENT IN ADAIR COUNTY IN MARCH…..

52 YEAR OLD SAMUEL EDWARDS LOST CONTROL OF HIS VEHICLE AND IT FLIPPED, STRUCK A TREE AND CAME TO REST IN A
POND….EJECTING EDWARDS AND HIS PASSENGER…..
EDWARDS…..WHO WAS FLOWN TO THE U-K MED CENTER…..HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER, DRIVING UNDER THE
INFLUENCE  AND FAILURE TO MAINTAIN INSURANCE……







ARREST-GREEN
04/25/17

STATE POLICE  HAVE ARRESTED A GREEN COUNTY MAN  ON CHARGES RELATED TO THE DISTRIBUTION AND POSSESSION  OF
MATTER PORTRAYING A SEX PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR….

59 YEAROLD MARK NELSON WAS ARRESTED FOLLOWING AN UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION AND CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT  
OF DISTRIBUTION AND 20 COUNTS OF POSSESSIO  OF MATTER PORTRAYING A SEX PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR…..



HUNTSMAN
04/25/17

72 YEAR OLD MARY SUE HUNTSMAN OF ADOLPHUS DIED SATURDAY…..GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE THIS MORNING (TUES) AT
11 AT NEW HOPE CEMETERY…….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; CHARLES HUNTSMAN…..A SON AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; DARRELL AND RACHEL OF
TENNESSEE……HER STEP-MOTHER; JERRY STEVENS…..A SISTER; MARTHA GALLOWAY….AND A HALF-SISTER; TINA CHAPMAN
ALL OF TENNESSEE…..AND A BROTHER; GEORGE JOHNSON OF PENNSYLVANIA…. THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND NINE GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/25/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY…..
THE TRACK TEAM GOES TO GREENWOOD…..
THE TENNIS TEAMS HOST RUSSELLVILLE….
AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO BARREN COUNTY……







ROTARY AUCTION
04/24/17

THE SCOTTSVILLE  ROTARY CLUB’S ANNUAL RADIO AUCTION WILL BE TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT…..FROM SOX TO NINE
EACH NIGHT…..
ON 99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM……WVLE……



KY UNEMPLOYMENT STEADY
04/24/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT  AND TRAINING……THE COMMONWEALTH’S  UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  REMAINED
STEADY  AT FIVE-PERCENT  FROM FEBRUARY TO MARCH….

THIS MARCH’S JOBLESS  RATE  WAS DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM FIVE-POINT-ONE PERCENT IN MARCH OF LAST YEAR…..BUT WAS
ABOVE THE NATIONAL MARCH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OF  FOUR-POINT-FIVE PERCENT….

KENTTUCKY’S MANUFACTURING SECTOR HAD THE LARGEST EXPANSION….. GROWING BY 28-HUNDRED JOBS….WHILE  THE
TRADE….TRANSPORTATION…AND UTILITIES SECTOR GREW BY 16-HUNDRED JOBS LAST MONTH…..

HOWEVER…..THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR LOST TWO-THOUSND JOBS LAST MONTH….BUT SINCE MARCH OF LAST YEAR…..THE
SECTOR HAS ADDED 29-HUNDRED JOBS…..GROWING BY THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT…….



HABEGGER’S MARKET
04/24/17

HABEGGER’S AMISH MARKET IS ONE OF THE 91 CERTIFIED…..FARM MARKETS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH…..ACCEPTED  
INTO THE TWENTY-17 KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU ROADSIDE  FARM MARKET PROGRAM….

IN JOINING THE CERTIFIED MARKET PROGRAM…...HABEGGER’S…..WHICH IS LOCATED ON PERRTYTOWN ROAD JUST OFF
KENTUCKY-100…..HAS COMMITTED TO OFFERING QUALITY PRODUCTS AND SERVICE TO ITS CUSTOMERS…..

MARKETS CERTIFIED THRU THIS PROGRAM ARE IDENTIFIED BY THE CORNUCOPIA LOGO……AND ARE LISTED IN THE KENTUCKY
FARM BUREAU….CERTIFIED ROADSIDE FARM MARKET DIRECTORY…..

THE PROGRAM ALSO PROVIDES COLLECTIVE ADVERTISING…..PROMOTIONAL ITEMS…..EDUCATION TOUR OPPORTUNITIES…..
AND OTHER MARKETING BENEFITS……



JACKSONIAN BEAUTY PAGENT
04/24/17

THE JACKSONIAN BEAUTY PAGEANT WAS HELD AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE HIGHT SCHOOL YESTERDAY……
NAMED MISS JACKSONIAN  WAS FRANCES KATHLENA SIMMONS…..THE DAUGHTER OF DELTA AND LESLIE SIMMONS….

FIRST RUNNER UP WAS KATIE BETH WHTIE…..

AND SECOND  RUNNER UP……AMANDA HATCHER…….



DOCTOR SENTENCED
04/24/17

A MONROE COUNTY DOCTOR HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO ONE YEAR AND ONE DAY IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR PRESCRIBING PAIN
MEDICATIONS OUTSIDE THE COURSE OF PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL PRACTICE…..TO FIVE PATIENTS…..DURING A MORE THAN SIX
YEAR PERIOD….

41 YEAR OLD CELLA LOUISE HAYES OF GLASGOW…..WHOSE PRACTICE WAS LOCATED IN  TOMPKINSVILLE….PLEAD GUILTY TO
FIVE COUNTS OF A GRAND JURY INDICEMENT ON SEPTEMBER  14TH…..

HAYES WAS CHARGED WITH DISPENSING AND DISTRIBUTING SCHEDULE TWO AND SCHEDULE THREE CONTROLLED
SUBSTNACES OUTSIDE THE COURSE OF HER PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL PRACTICE……



WATER LINE FLUSHING
04/24/17

TODAY THRU FRIDAY…..CITY WATER EMPLOYEES WILL BE FLUSHING LINES….
DURING THIS TIME YOU MAY EXPERIENCE DINGY WATER…..LOW PRESSURE….NO PRESSURE…..OR AIR IN THE LINE AT SOME
POINT DURING THE FLUSHING…..
EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO  MINIMIZE INCONVENIENCE TO CUSTOMERS….BUT THE FLUSHING  IS NECESSARY  TO
MAINTENANCE……



MEETINGS
04/24/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..
THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE BASED COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4 AND FISCAL COURT MEETS TOMORROW
NIGHT AT 7……

WENESDAY NIGHT AT 6 THE UP ALL NIGHT COMMITTEE MEETS…..

THURSDAY NIGHT THE JAYCEES MEET AT 7……



DINWIDDIE
04/24/17

69 YEAR OLD JIMMIE RAY DINWIDDIE OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SATURDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT T-W CROW AND SON FUNEAL HOME WITH PRIVATE BURIAL…..VISITATION BEGIN AFTER 11  
FRIDAY MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…….

HE’S SURVIVE BY HIS WIFE; DONNA DINWIDDLE…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; MARY JO FREEMAN OF CAVE CITY AND
TIFFINEY AND KEVIN BOOP OF TENNESSEE….AND TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; WILLIAM AND BETHANY DINWIDDIE OF
SCOTTSVILLE AND JOSH AND AMANDA BIRGE OF BOWLING GREEN……. NINE GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…..



SPORTS
04/24/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY MONROE COUNTY……


THE FRANKLIN/SIMPSON….LADY WILDCAT BASKETBALL TEAM….HAS A NEW HEAD COACH….

CODY RICH HAS BEEN  NAMED TO REPLACE  DAVID CLARK WHO RETIRED……







GRANDEST OLE OPRY
04/21/17

THE FIRST OF TWO PERFORMANCES OF THE….GRANDEST OLE OPRY…..WILL BE TONIGHT AT ALLEN COUNTY/SCOTTSVILLE
HIGH SCHOOL……SHOW TIMES ARE 7 EACH NIGHT....                  



PASTA DINNER
04/21/17

STARTING….. AT SIX TONIGHT…..THE CORE IS HAVING A….“CARB LOADING PASTA DINNER”……

AND YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE RUNNING IN THE RACE TOMORROW OR  BE A MEMBER OF THE CORE TO ATTEND THE DINNER……



ROBBERY ARREST
04/21/17

BOWLING GREEN POLICE HAVE MADE IN ARREST IN CONNECTION WITH A ROBBERY AT THE WALMART ON MORGANTOWN ROAD
APRIL 14TH…..

BRANDON TIPTON OF FRANKLIN HAS BEEN CHARGED  WITH ROBBERY…..

AND DETECTIVE CONTINUE TO LOOK FOR   23 YEAR OLD MARGUISE NOLAN....WHO POINTED  A HANDGUN AT A CLREK DURING
THE ROBBERY…..



GIRL FOUND
04/21/17

A 15-YEAR OLD COLUMBIA- TENNESSE GIRL….WHO DISAPPEARED WITH HER TEACHER MARCH 13TH….WERE  LOCATED IN
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA YESTERDAY…..

ACCORDING TO THE TENNESSEE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION…..50 YEAR OLD TAD CUMMINGS WAS ARRESTED….HE HAD BEEN
CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING AND A MISDEMEANOR COUNT OF SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A MINOR…..
HE’S NOW ALSO FACING A FEDERAL CHARGE  OF TRANSPORTATING A MINOR ACROSS STATE LINES…..



SPORTS
04/21/17

THE PATRIOT TRACK TEAMS TAKE PART IN THE GREAT GATOR MEET AT GREENWOOD……
THE PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS ARE AT HOME  TO  PLAY GLASGOW……
THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM BEGINS  PLAY  IN THE GREENWOOD TOURMENT AT BUCHANON PARK…..

AND THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS  HOST SOUTH  WARREN…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  FROM THE
VARSITY GAME  ON 99-POINT-THREE…..         LOVE-FM….WVLE…..STARTING  AT FIVE-30…….



ON THE SCORE BOARD FROM YESTERDAY…..

THE PREDATORS BEAT THE BLACKHAWKS FOUR TO ONE TO SWEEP THEIR OPENING ROUND SERIES IN THE STANLEY CUP
PLAYOFFS…..







KINDERGARTEN
04/20/17

KINDERGARTERN AND PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION…..IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT….WILL BE HELD  FROM FOUR-
30 TO 6-30 TONIGHT IN THE PRIMARY CENTER AUXILIAY GYM….

PARENTS ARE REMINDED THAT E ENROLLING A CHILD FOR KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOOL REQUIRES  A SOCIAL SECURITY  
CARD…….KENTUCKY IMMUNIZATION CERTIFICATE…..AND  CERTIFIED  BIRTH CERTIFICATE….
AND THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE….IMMUNIZATION RECORD…..AND PROOF OF INCOME FOR PRE-SCHOOL ONLY…..SHOULD BE
BROUGHT TO REGISTRATION……



SPRING LIGHTS
04/20/17

JACKSONIAN DAY ACTIVITIES GET UNDERWAY THIS AFTERNOON WITH THE SPRING LIGHT DOOGWOOD FESTIVAL TO BE HELD AT
SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH….

THE SPRING LIGHTS DOGWOOD FESTIVAL BEGINS AT FIVE THIS AFTERNOON…….



MAN HUNT
04/20/17

THE SECOND MAN-HUNT THIS WEEK…….IN  ALLEN COUINTY….CAME TO AN END LAST NIGHT AS MICKEY CARTER WAS CAUGHT
ON MOUNT UNION ROAD….

THE SEARCH FOR CARTER BEGAN AFTER  DEPUTIES FROM THE SIMPSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT ATTEMPTED TO
SERVE WARRANTS ON HIM….AND A PURSUIT THEN ENSUED WHICH CAME INTO ALLEN COUNTY….

THE 32 YEAR OLD CARTER WAS LODGED IN THE ALLEN COUNTY DETENTION CENER CHARGED WITH THEFT BY UNLAWFUL
TAKING, FOUR COUNTS OF FLEEING OR EVADING, TWO COUNTS OF CRIMINAL MISCHIED, RESISTITING ARREST AND
SPEEDING……



KY HOME SALES
04/20/17

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE  THE SUMMER OF TWENTY-15…..KENTUCKY REAL ESTATE IN FEBRUARY… SAW A DECREASE  IN
MONTHLY…..YEAR-OVER-YEAR….HOME SALES…

THE TWO-POINT-TWO  PERCENT DECLINE COMES AT A TIME WHEN HOUSING INVENTORIES ARE ATR HISTORICAL
LOW……HOWEVER…..THE MEDIAN PRICE REMAINED STRONT….INCREASING FIVE-PERCENT TO 114-THOUSAND-298 DOLLARS….

AND FOR THE YEAR…..HOME SALES ARE UP SEVEN-PINT EIGHT PERCENT….WHEN COMPARED TO  TWENTY-16…….



VA CLOTHING DRIVE
04/20/17

THE BOWLING GREEN V-A OUTPATIENT CLIENT IS  SEEKING DONATIONS FOR THEIR  SPRING/SUMMER CLOTHING AND FOOD
DRIVE…..

THE CLINIC HOLDS THE DRIVE TWICE AYEAR…..WITH ONE IN THE SPRING AND SUMMER AND SUMMER AND THE OTHER IN THE
FALL AND WINTER…..
BESIDES SPRING AND SUMMER CLOTHES AND PERSONNEL CARE ITEMS…..THE CLINIC IS ALSO ACCEPTING FOOD DONATIONS
FOR VETERANS THAT NEED THAT ASSISTANCE…..

THE CLINIC WILL ACCEPT DONATIONS  FOR THE DRIVE….UNTIL THEY’RE DISTRIBUTED   TO VETERANS ON MAY 13TH….. FROM  
EIGHT TO TWO……..



SPORTS
04/20/17

THE  PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND THE PATRIOT TRACK  TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD  TO GLASGOW…..


THE PREDATORS HOST CHICAGO IN GAME FOUR OF THEIR STANLY CUP PLAYOFF SERIES……WITH NASHVILLE LEADING THREE
GAME TO NONE……







UK GRANT
04/19/17

THE UNIVERISTY OF KENTUCKY  HAS RECEIVED  AN 11-MILLION DOLLAR GRANT…. FROM THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF
HEALTH……TO FUND A CENTER TO STUY LINKS BETWEEN  OBESITY AND CANCER….

THE U-K CENTER FOR CANCER  AND METABOLISM…..OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS…. WILL FOCUS ON FINDING  LINKS BETWEEN
METABOLIC DISORDERS AND CANCER…. BOTH OF WHICH ARE PROMINENT IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..



STATE TRANSPARENCY
04/19/17

THE COMMONWEATH’S…..GOVERNMENT TRANPARENCY WEB-SITE….HAS BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE SPENDING DETAILS OF
THE JUDICIAL BRACH……

THE SITE ISN’T  NEW….BUT PORTIONS OF IT HADN’T BEEN UPDATED IN SEVERAL YEARS…..

BESIDES BASIC INFORMATION…..THE UPDATED WEB-SITE INCLUDES A SEARCHABLE LIST OF STATE CONTRACTS AND ALL
PROPERTY OWNED BY THE COMMONWEALTH…..AND A DATABASE OF STATE SALARY INFORMATION….WHICH IS UPDATED TWICE
A MONTH….

THE WEB-SITE  CAN BE FOUND AT…..TRANSPARENCY-DOT-K-Y-DOT-GOV…..



SPORTS
04/19/17

THE LADY PATRIOT FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM TRAVELS TO BUTLER COUNTY…..

AND THE PATRIOT JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL  TEAM PLAY  AT WESTMORELAND…..


THE N-C-A-A  ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY  WILL HOST  A NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AND
FOUR  PRELIMINARY ROUND COMPSTITIONS…….FROM TWENTY-20  TO TWENTY-22….

COMPETITIONS IN  RIFLE….OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD….MEN’S BASKETABALL…. CROSS COUNTRY…..AND GYMNASTICS  WILL
BE HELD AT U-K…..







PURSUIT
04/18/17

A PURSUIT THAT BEGAN IN WESTMORELAND YESTERDAY AFTERNOON…..ENDED IN A MAN HUNT IN ALLEN COUNTY….

WESTMORE POLLICE ATTEMPTED TO STOP  38 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER ROBINSON…..WHO AUTHORITIES SAY WAS  ARMED AND
CONSIDERED DANGEROUR…..
THE PURSUIT CAME INTO  ALLEN COUNTY….WHERE ROBINSON WAS LAST SEEN IN THE  OLD HARTSVILLE ROAD AREA…..

HE WAS FINALLY LOCATED LAST NIGHT ON BLANKSNSHIP ROAD….



BODY INDENTIFIED
04/18/17

A BODY THAT WAS DISCOVERED ON TOP OF A DOWNTOWN OFFICE BUILDING IN GLASGOW YESTERDAY MORNING….HAS BEEN
IDENTIFIED AS  30 YEAR OLD KRYSAL MITCHELL OF AUSTIN/TRACY…

GLASGOW POLICE SAY AN INDIVIDUAL….WHO WAS  PARKING THEIR CAR IN THE LOT NEXT TO THE INSURANCE AGENCY ON THE
CORNER OF NORTH RACE AND WESTMAIN…..SAW THE BODY AND CONTACT AUTHORITIES…..

AN AUTOPSY WILL BE PERFORMED IN LOUISVILLE TO DETERMINE  THE CAUSE OF DEATH…..



SPORTS
04/18/17

THE PATROT TRACK TEAMS ARE AT GLASGOW  HIGH SCHOOL THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE BASEBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO GLASGOW…..
AND THE LADY PATTIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY  TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON BARREN COUNTY……

AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  FROM THE VARSITY GAME ON            99-POINT-THREE…..LOVE-FM……WVLE…..
STARTING AT FIVE-30 THIS AFTERNOON….







RIVER TRAFFIC REOPENS
04/17/17

GREEN RIVER AND NOLIN RIVERS……IN MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK…. HAVE REOPENED TO RIVER USES……FOLLOW
COMPLETION OF  LOCKA AND DAM NUMBER SIX NEAR  BROWNSVILLE….

RIVER ACCESS AT DENNISON FERRY AND GREEN RIVER FERRY IS OPEN TO CANOES AND KAYAKS…...HOWEVER….ENTERING
AND EXITING THE RIVE BY CANOE AND KAYAK AT HOUCHIN FERRY IS NOT RECOMMENDED…...AND IN THE PARK… MOTORBOARS
MAY LAUNCH AT GREEN RIVER FERRY ONLY…..

MINOR….TEMPORAR IMPROVEMENT WILL BE MADE A HOUCHIN FERRY TO WAS CANOE AND KAYAK ACCESS…..
AND  THOSE USING THE RIVER ARE URGED TO BE ON THE LOOK OUT FOR DEBRIS……



DANIEL BOONE COLLECTION
04/17/17

A DANIEL BOONE MEMORIABLE COLLECTION…..BELONGING TO A BOWLING GREEN RESIDENT…..IS NOW ON DISPLAY  AT FORT
BOONESBOROUGH STATE PARK……

RAY BUCKBERRY….WHO COLLECTED THE  315 ITEMS IN THE COLLECTION….. DONATED IT TO THE FORT BOONESBOROUGH
FOUNDATIONS WHICH IS LOANING IT TO THE PARK FOR DISPLAY…..
A  CABINE AT THE FORT HAS BEEN DOVOTED TO THE COLLECTIONS…..AND A DISPLAY CASE HAS BEEN ADDED AT THE PARK
CAMPGROUND FOR DISPLAY PURPOSES……

THE FORT IS OPEN FROM NINE-TO-FIVE……WEDNESDAY O SUNDAY…..APRIL THROUGH OCTOBER……



WARREN-FATAL
04/17/17

ONE PERSON INVOLVED IN A THREE VEHCLE ACCIDENT FRIDAY NIGHT…..ON I-65 AT THE 25-MILE MARKER HAS DIED….

STATE POLICE SAY  56 YEAER OLD TIMONTY BABBS OF AUBURN….WHO WAS ONE OF THE DRIVER…..WAS FLOWN TO
VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER WHERE HE DIED AS A RESULT OF HIS INJURIES…..



MEETINGS
04/17/17

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

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



TAXES
04/17/17

ALL THOSE WITH UNPAID ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS ARE REMINDED THAT TODAY IS THE FINAL DAY TO PAY THOSE
BILLS BEFORE THEY BECOME DELIQUENT….

THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT  OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TODAY….FROM EIGHT UNTIL FOUR-30……
THEN AT THAT TIME….ALL UNPAID ALLEN COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS WILL BE TURNED OVER TO THE COUNTY CLERK’S
OFFICE  AS DELIQUENT…..



SPORTS
04/17/17

EMILY WILLIAMS  HAS BEEN SELECTED TO LAUNCH THE SOCCER PROGRAM  IN THE ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT…...AS
SHE WILL COACH THE FIRST CO-ED SOCCER TEAM….AT THE JAMES E. BAZZELL MIDDLE SCHOOL…...WHICH IS SCHEDULE TO
BEGIN PLAY IN AUGUST…..

WILLIAMS….WHO IS A SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLIGIST  AT THE PRIMARY CENTER AND THE HIGH SCHOOL….HAS WORKED
WITH THE CORE’S GROWING SOCCER PROGRAM SINCE TWENTY-15…..


THE PREDATORS RETURN HOME TONIGHT TO HOST THE BLACKHAWKS IN STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS….WITH THE NASHVILLE
LEADING THE SERIES TWO GAME TO NONE…..







EGG HUNT
04/14/17

THE CORE WILL HOLD THEIR  FIRST……UNDERWATER EASTER EGG HUNT TOMORROW…...

TWO TO FIVE YEAR OLDS MUST WEAR A LIFE JACK OR OTHER FLOTATION DEVICE….THEY CAN ALSO BE ACCOMPANIED BY A
PARENT AND THEIR EGGS WILL BE FLOATING…

AND THE SIX TO EIGHT YEAR OLD GROUP….AND THE NINE TO 12 YEAR OLD GROUP  MUST BE ABLE  TO SWIM AND THEIR EGGS  
WILL BE SUBMERGED……



ARREST
04/14/17

AS THE RESULT OF AN UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION  BY THE STATE POLICE ELECTRONIC CRIME BRANCH…..

36 YEAR OLD DREW GIBSON OF BOWLING GREEN WAS ARRESTED YESERDAY AND CHARGED WITH  THREE COUNTS OF
DISTRIBUTION AND 40-COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MATTER PORTRAYIN A SEX PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR…..



NATIONAL PARK WEEK
04/14/17

TOMORROW THRU THE 23RD……IS NATIONAL PARK WEEK…..AND MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK WILL HAVE  FREE MAMMOTH
CAVE DISCOVERY TOURS TOMORROW AND SUNDAY…… AND AGAIN THE  22ND AND 23RD….

THE TOURS WILL BE AT 10 AND TWO…..AND PARTICIPANTS SHOULD PICK UP THEIR TICKETS IN THE VISITORS CENTER….

ALSO TOMORROW….THERE WILL BE TWO WILD FLOWER HIKES…..
AT  10 THE HIKE WILL LEAVE THE CEDAR SINK PARKING LOT….
AND THE TWO O’CLOCK HIKE WILL MEET AT THE VISITORS CENTER FLAG POLE….
EACH HIKE IS TWO MILES LONG AND WILL TAKE TWO HOURS…..



QUILT SHOW
04/14/17

JACKSONIAN DAY QUILT SHOW……SPONSORED BY THE ALLEN COUNTY HOMEMAKERS….IS TODAY AND TOMORROW AT THE
ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE…..

THE QUILT STHE QUILT SHOW WILL BE OPEN FROM FOUR TO EIGHT TONIGHT….
AND FROM EIGHT TO TWO-30 TOMORROW…..
AND THE AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED AT FOUR TOMORROW AFTERNOON…..`



BLOOD MOBILE
04/14/17


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

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

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



WHEAT
04/14/17

77 YEAR OLD CLETUS “RABBITT” WHEAT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT ONE AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN CLIFTON
CEMETERY……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 12NOON TODAY (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY
TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO CLIFTON CEMETERY……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; FAYE WHEAT…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SONS-IN-LAW; VICKI AND MIKE GUY AND MICKI AND ALAN
CARVER…..A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; TRACI WHEAT…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; WILLIAM AND PHILA HINTON…..AND A SISTER
AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; ANNA AND BOBBY MARION ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…. FIVE  GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/14/17

THE TOPPER BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO PLAY CHARLOTTE….

AND THE LADY TOPPER SOFTBALLLTEAM HOSTS CHARLOTTE…..


AND THE HOT RODS ENTERTAIN FORT WAYNE…..







PRO LIFE GROUP
04/13/17

THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS NOTIFIED NEWSWATCH THAT THE “CENTER FOR BIO-EHTICAL REFORM”…….
BASED IN CALIFORNIA…..WILL BE TRAVELING  THE STREETS IN BOWLING GREEN DISPLAYING GRAPHIC ABORTION PHOTOS….
DISPLAYED ON THE SIDES OF BOX-BODY STYLE TRUCKS….

AUTHORITIES SAY SUCH FREE SPEECH ACTIVITES IS NOT A VIOLATION  OF ANY FEDERAL…..STATE…..OR LOCAL LAW….RULE….
OR REGULATION…….
AND THE CITY HAS NO AUTHORITY TO PREVENT SUCH FREE SPEECH ACTIVITIES….. OR TO ITERFERE WITH THE FREE SPEECH
RIGHTS OF THE CENTER……



FINANCIAL LITERACY
04/13/17

APRIL IS  “FINANCIAL LITERACY MONTH” IN KENTUCKY…….AND STATE TREASURER ALLISON BALL IS LAUNCHING  A DIGITAL….
EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN……TO PROMOTE ITS IMPORTANCE….

THE CAMPAIGN FEATURES DAILY SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS OF FINANCIAL LITERACY DEFINITIONS AND TIPS……INITIATIVES IN HER
OFFICE……AND OTHER INFORMATIONAL TOOLS ON SMART FINANCIAL DECISION MAKING……

YOU CAN FOLLOW THE EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN  BY….LIKING…..KENTUCKY STATE TREASURER ALLISON BALL ON FACEBOOK
OR TWITTER……



GOOD FRIDAY CLOSINGS
04/13/17

HERE ARE YOUR GOOD FRIDAY CLOSINGS…..

THE ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW AND CLOSED SATURDAY……
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED TOMORROW AND OPEN SATURDAY…..
COUNTY OFFICES, P-V-A OFFICE  AND THE TRANSFER STATION CLOSED TOMORROW AND THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE
OPEN SATURDAY…..
CITY OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW AND TOMORROW’S  TRASH ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP MONDAY THE 17TH……
STATE OFFICES AND THE ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  CLOSING  AT 12NOON TOMORROW…..
CIRCUIT CLERK’S  OFFICE CLOSING AT  NOON TOMORROW  AND  CLOSED SATURDAY…….
COUNTY CELRK OFFICE AND ANIMAL SHETLER CLOSED TOMORROW AND SATURDAY…..

THE CORE WILL BE CLOSED SUNDAY……



WATSON
04/13/17

58 YEAR OLD LONNIE DEAN WATSON, JUNIOR OF ADOLPHUS DIED TUESDAY AT HIS RESIDENCE…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE
TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT THREE AT HARWOOD AND STRODE FUNERAL  HOME WITH BURIAL IN PLEASANT RIDGE
CHURCH CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER THREE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME….AND MEMORIALS
ARE SUGGESTED TO THE PLEASANT RIDGE CHURCH CEMETERY…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; APRIL WATSON…..TWO SONS; SEAN OF SCOTTSVILLE AND BRANDON OF PENNSYLVANIA….TWO
STEP-DAUGHTERS AND STEP-SONS-IN-LAW; MISTY AND JOSEPH HODGES OF TENNESSEE AND KARI AND KEITH DINKENS OF
FRANKLIN…..HIS MOTHER AND STEP-FATHER; FAYE AND RAZZY BAILEY OF TENNESSEE….A BROTHER; ALLEN OF SCOTTSVILLE….
AND TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW; PAULA BAXTER AND TERESA AND EDDIE BENNETT ALL OF TENNESSEE…….SIX
GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/13/17

THE PATRIOT TENNIS TEAMS PLAY AT BARREN COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON….
AND THE PATRIOT  VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO METCALFE COUNTY…..


THE PREDATORS BEGIN THEIR STANLEY CUP PLAY-OFFS AS THEY ARE IN CHICAGO TO TAKE ON THE BLACKHAWKS……







VIDEO WINNERS
04/12/17

APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSULT AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH…..AND THE WINNERS OF THE  “VOICE OF JUSTICE VIDEO  
CONTEST….SPONSORED  BY THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERALS OFFICE  AND THE KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF SEXUAL
ASSAULT PROGRAMS HAVE  BEEN ANNOUNCED……

THE VIDEO…..STAND WITH US…..PRODUCED  BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY  WAS SELECTED AS THE OVER-
ALL WINNER……

AND THE VIDEO……WE ALL NEED TO SPEAK   UP……PRODUCED  BY STUDENTS AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
RECEIVED THE  “VIRAL AWARD”….BY RECEIVING THE MOST VIEWS ON THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S YOU-TUBE CHANNEL…..



SPORTS
04/12/17

THE LADY PATROTS FRESHMAN SOFTBALL TEAM HOSTS FRANKLIN/SIMPSON…..

AND THE PATRIOT VARSITY  BASEBALL GAME WITH MONROE COUNTY……THAT WAS RAINED OUT YESTERDAY…..WILL BE PLAYED
THIS AFTERNOON AT PATRIOT FIELD…..


THE TITANS HAVE RELEASED THEIR TWENTY-17 PRE-SEASON SCHEUDLE….

THEY  OPEN THE PRE-SEASON  ON THE ROAD TO NEW YORK TO TAKE ON THE JETS…..
THEN  RETURN HOME WEEK TWO TO PLAY  CAROLINA…..
WEEK THREE THE BEARS COME TO NISSAN STADIUM…..
AND THEN THE TITANS  WIND UP THE PRE-SEASON  IN KANSAS CITY WEEK FOUR……







CITY COUNCIL
04/11/17

A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD YESTERDAY AFTERNOON……BEFORE THE SCOTTSIVLLE CITY COUNCIL MEEETING……TO
DISCUSS THE PUBLIC TRANSPORTION GRANT THAT HAS BEEN APPLIED FOR….

THEN DURING THE COUNCIL MEETING…..CITY CLERK GAYLE DAVIS GAVE MORE DETAILS….
95-THOUSAND-773 DOLLARS FOR OPERATING EXPENSES HAVE  BEEN APPLIED FOR ON A 50-50 MATCH……55-THOUSAND
DOLLARS FOR THE PURCHASE OF A 12 PASSENGER BUS THAT CAN ALSO TRANSPORT TWO WHEEL CHAIR PASSENGERS WAS
APPLIED FOR ON A  90-10 MATCH….AND 12-THOUSAND-500 DOLLARS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS  WAS APPLIED FOR ON AN 80-
20 MATCH…….
THE CITY ALSO APPROVED A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT…..WITH THE FRIENDS OF DUGAS COMMUNITY PARK….TO TAKE
OVER THE UPKEEP OF DUMONT HILL…..

AND THE COUNCIL APPROVED MAYOR ROB CLINE SIGNING ALL NECESSARY PAPER WORK TO ACCEPT  83-THOUSAND-494  
DOLLARS  FROM THE TRANSPORTATION CABINE IN MUNICIPAL ROAD AIDE……



BUDGET DEFICIET PREDICTED
04/11/18

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH  WILL LIKELY HAVE A “SMALL” BUDGET SHORTFALL  
WHEN THE FISCAL YEAR ENDS JUNE 30TH….

TAX RECEIPTS FOR MARCH  FELL 11-POINT-FOUR PERCENT WHEN COMPARED TO LAST YEAR…..AND FOR THE LAST  THREE
MONTHS…..TAX RECEIPTS ARE DOWN THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT……

CHILTON WENT ON TO SAY…..HOWEVER…..MOST OF THE  LOSSES  WILL  BE RECOVERED IN THE FINAL THREE MONTHS OF THE
FISCAL YEAR…..BUT THE COMMONWEALTH  WOULD  LIKELY FINISH THE FISCAL  BELOW THE OFFICIAL REVENUE ESTIMATE……

THE LARGEST LOSS IN MARCH WAS CORPORATE INCOME TAXES WHICH WERE DOWN 89-PERCENT…..AS COMPANIES NOW FILE
THEIR TAXES BY APRIL 15TH INSTEAD OF MARCH 15TH…..
INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXES WERE DOWN  15-PERCENT  IN MARCH……
AND SALES TAXES WERE DOWN  ONE-POINT-ONE PERCENT



BUDGET DEFICIET PREDICTED
04/11/18

STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR JOHN CHILTON SAYS THE COMMONWEALTH  WILL LIKELY HAVE A “SMALL” BUDGET SHORTFALL  
WHEN THE FISCAL YEAR ENDS JUNE 30TH….

TAX RECEIPTS FOR MARCH  FELL 11-POINT-FOUR PERCENT WHEN COMPARED TO LAST YEAR…..AND FOR THE LAST  THREE
MONTHS…..TAX RECEIPTS ARE DOWN THREE-POINT-TWO PERCENT……

CHILTON WENT ON TO SAY…..HOWEVER…..MOST OF THE  LOSSES  WILL  BE RECOVERED IN THE FINAL THREE MONTHS OF THE
FISCAL YEAR…..BUT THE COMMONWEALTH  WOULD  LIKELY FINISH THE FISCAL  BELOW THE OFFICIAL REVENUE ESTIMATE……

THE LARGEST LOSS IN MARCH WAS CORPORATE INCOME TAXES WHICH WERE DOWN 89-PERCENT…..AS COMPANIES NOW FILE
THEIR TAXES BY APRIL 15TH INSTEAD OF MARCH 15TH…..
INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXES WERE DOWN  15-PERCENT  IN MARCH……
AND SALES TAXES WERE DOWN  ONE-POINT-ONE PERCENT



FLY FISHING FILM FESTIVAL
04/11/17

THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY  RECREATION ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM…….AND CABELA’S…..WILL HOST THE
TWENTY-17  “ININTERNATIONAL FLY FISHING FILM FESTIVAL…..TONIGHT  IN THE DOWNING STUDENT UNION….ROOM 30-20…..
THIS IS THE THIRD YEAR FOR THE FESTIVAL TO BE HELD AT WESTERN…..
THE DOORS OPEN AND A SILENT AUCTION BEGINS AT  SIX-30…..AND THE FILMS… WHICH FEATURE FLY FISHING  FROM ALL
OVER THE WORLD…. START AT SEVEN…..
TICKETS AT THE DOOR ARE 20-DOLLARS….WITH THE PROCEEDS GOING TO THE       W-K-U FLY FISHING PROGRAMS……



CODE ENFORCEMENT
04/11/17

SCOTTSVILLE CODE ENFORCEMENT WILL HAVE AN  INFORMATIONAL  MEETING TONGHT AT SIX…..AT THE WASHINGTON
CENTER…..TO DISCUSS EXISTING AND NEW CODES ADOPTED BY SCOTTSVILL CITY COUNCIL……



SPORTS
04/11/17

THE PATRIOT TRACK TEAMS PARTICIPATE IN THE SKY CONFERENCE  MEET AT WARREN CENTRAL THIS AFTERNOON…..
THE TENNIS TEAMS GO TO FRANKILIN/SIMPSON…..
THE SOFTBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO MONROE COUNTY….

THE BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO TAKE ON MONROE COUNTY…..AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION FROM THE
VARISTY GAME ON 99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…..WVLE…..THIS AFTERNOON STARTING AT FIVE……







EDUCATION SURVEY
04/10/17

THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION  SAYS THAT ALMOST 42-THOUSAND….. SCHOOL-BASED…..CERTIFIED
EDUCATIONS IN THE COMMONWEALTH  HAVE COMPLETED THE “TWENTY-17……TEACHING….EMPOWERING….LEADING…..AND
LEARNING”…..SURVEY……

91-PERCENT OF ELIGIBLE EDUCATORS COMPLETED IT……WHICH SURPASSED THE TWENTY-15 RESPONSE RATE OF 89-POINT-
THREE PERCENT…..HAS SET A NATIONAL RECORD AMONG STATES THAT ADMINISTER THE SURVEY……

THIS IS THE FOURTH TIME…..SINCE TWENTY-11…..THE KENTUCKY EDUCATIONS HAVE TAKEN  THE  VOLUNTARY AND
ANONYMOUS……HALF-HOUR….WEB-BASED SURVEY……



M-O-M CASTING CALL
04/10/17

YOU CHANCE TO BE IN THE MOVIES IS COMING UP TOMORROW  NIGHT….

THE NEWEST MOVIE TO BE FILMED IN SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUKCY…..M-O-M OR MAIL ORDER MOM…..….WILL HAVE AN OPEN
CASTING CALL  AT THE CAVE CITY CONVENTION CENTER BEGINNING AT SEVEN…..

ALL TYPES OF CHARACTERS  AND ALL AGES ARE NEEDED….. INCLUDING ADULT AND MIDDLE SCHOOL…..
ANYONE WANTING TO TAKE PART IN THE CASTING CALL….NEEDS TO BRING A RESUME AND HEAD SHOT WITH THEM…….



MEETINGS
04/10/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK…..

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

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

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



SPORTS
04/10/17

THE PATRIOT  TENNIS TEAMS ARE AT HOME THIS AFTERNOON  TO TAKE ON GREENWOOD…..
AND THE PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL TEAMS ARE ON THE ROAD TO  FRANKLIN/SIMPSON……



THE METCALFE COUNTY  HORNETS HAVE A NEW HEAD BASKETBAL COACH….

BRANDON BROCKMAN TAKES OVER A PROGRAM  THAT HAS WON ONLY  14 GAMES IN THE LAST SIX SEASONS….

BROCKMAN  HAS SPENT THE LAST 10 YEARS COACHING  AT GALLATIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL IN WARSAW……..-







RECALLED CARS
04/07/17

NEW DATA FROM CARFAX….FINDS NEARLY  ONE-MILLION VEHICLES  ON KENTUCKY ROADS HAVE UNFIXED SAFETY RECALLS…..
…..
THAT’S  A 29-PERCNT INCREASE FROM LAST YEAR…..WHICH MEANS ONE OUT OF EVERY FOUR VEHICLES IN THE
COMMONWEALTH  IS AFFECTED…..

CARFAX HAS IDENTIFIED 10-LOCATIONS IN KENTUCKY…..WHERE PEOPLE ARE MOST LIKED TO HAVE A CAR WITH UNFIXED
RECALLS……
AND TOPPING THAT LIST IS BOWLING GREEN  AT 28-PERCENT….WHICH IS  ALMOST 23-THOUSAND VEHICLES……
LEXINGTON AND LOUISVILLE ARE TIED FOR SECOND AT 26-PERCENT…..FLORENCE IS FOURTH WITH 25-PERCENT…..AND
FRANKFORT IS FOURTH WITH  24-PERCENT…..

CARFAXC  GOES  ON TO SAY THAT ONE REASON FOR THE SURGE IN UNFIXED RECALLS….IS BECAUSE  PEOPLE ARE OFTEN
UNAWARE THEIR VEHICLE HAS BEEN RECALLED……



ARREST
04/07/17

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

28 YEAR OLD DEANDRE MASKIN AND 22 YEAR OLD CHRISTINA CAFFEE….BOTH OF 14-41 KENTON STREET….ARE CHARGED WITH
TRAFFICKING  IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-CRACK COCANE, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND TWO COUNTS OF WANTON
ENDANGERMENT…..
DURING THE UNDERCOVER DRUG BUY…..THEY HAD AN AN18-MONTH-OLD  AND FOUR-YEAR-OLD WITH THEM….……
THE CHILDREN  WERE TURNED OVER TO SOCIAL SERVICES….AND A VEHICLE…. DETERMINED TO BE A RENTAL CAR…….
SCARES….AND 201-DOLLARS CASH WERE SEIZED……



BEVIN ELIMINATES  BOARD & COMMISSIONS
04/07/17

AS PART OF HIS  “RED TAP REDUCTION” INITIATIVE…...GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN  HAS SIGN DOCUMENTS TO ELIMINATE MORE
THAN 65 OBSOLETE….INACTIVE….AND SUPERSEDED BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS…..

IN TWENTY-12…..A STUDY BY THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION…. IDENTIFIED 571 BOARDS…..COMMISIONS….AND
SIMILAR ENTITIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH…..WHICH IS NEARLY TWICE THE NUMBER OF THE TYPICAL STATE…..

IN MARCH….BEVIN ISSUED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER ELIMINATING 29 BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS THAT WERE ORGINIALLY
ESTABLISHED BY GUBERNATORIAL ORDER……



GUNTER
04/07/17

43 YEAR OLD KENNETH JAMES “KENNY”  GUNTER  OF THE STONY POINT COMMUNITY DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE MEDICAL
CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) MORNING AT 11 AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH
BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL GARDENS……VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL
HOME……

HE’S SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; MELISA GUNTER…..FIVE DAUGHTERS; SAMANTHA AND CHARLOTTE SPADE BOTH OF MICHIGAN AND
GRACIE, LILLY AND BRITTANY GUNTER ALL OF ADOLPHUS….HIS MOTHER; ALEEN GUNTER…..AND A BROTHER JEFF; BOTH OF
SCOTTSVILLE….AND HIS FATHER-IN-LAW AND MOTHER-IN-LAW; JOE AND KIM GRAVES OF THE STONY POINT COMMUNITY……



SPORTS
04/07/17

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH…..THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM TANGLES WITH LIVINGSTON CENTRAL…..

AND THE LADY PATRIOT  SOFTBALL TEAM BEGINS PLAY IN THE BOB JONES TOURNAMENT  IN MADISON. ALABAMA…



BASEBALL SEASON MAY BE JUST GETTING UNDERWAY……
BUT YESTERDAY…..CONFERENCE U-S-A ANNOUNCED   CHANGES TO THE TOPPER FOOTBALL SCHEDULE  FOR THIS FALL….AS
TWO THURSDAY NIGHT GAMES WILL BE MOVED TO FRIDAYS……TO ACCOMMODATE  T-V BROADCASTS….
THE GAME AT OLD DOMINION ON OCTOBER 20TH…..AND THE FINAL HOME GAME AGAINST MIDDLE TENNESSEE ON NOVEMBER
17TH…….WILL NOW BE PLAYED ON FRIDAYS……







INVESTIGATION
04/06/17

AN INVESTIGATOR WITH THE SARPY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT….IN OHAHA, NEBRASKA……SAYS  HE’S  REVIEWING
HUNDREDS OF CONFIRMED OR POSSIBLE THREATS AGAINST THE OMHAMA BASKETBALL OFFICIAL  WHO WORKED KENTUCKY’S
N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT LOSS TO NORTH CAROLINA…..

REFREE JOHN HIGGINS’  ROOFING COMPANY HAS RECEIVED THOUSANDS OF EMAILS…..PHONE CALLS….AND VOICE MAILS…..
INCLUDING DEATH THREATS AGAINST HIGGINS AND HIS FAMILY…..FOLLOWING KENTUCKY’S  75 TO 73  LOSS TO THE
TARHEELS…..WITH 75-PERCENT COMING FROM AREA CODES IN THE COMMONWEALTH……

INVESTIGATORS SAY 450 PHONE CALLS OR MESSAGES…..AND ANOTHER TWO-TO-300 MESSAGES ON SOCIAL MEDIA OR EMAILS  
WERE  OF A  “THREATENING NATURE”…..
ABOUT FIVE HOURS OF AUDIO FROM KENTUCKY SPORTS RADIO SHOWS  HAVE ALSO BEEN REVIEWED   .FOR THREATENING
COMMENTS TOWARD HIGGINS…..WHETHER  BY HOSTS OR CALLERS……



ARREST-HART
04/06/17

STATE POLICE RECEIVED A REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE…..PARKED NEAR A RESIDENCE ON PRICEVILLE ROAD IN HART
COUNTY…..WITH A NAKED MALE ASLEEP IN THE FRONT SEAT…..SLSEO IN THE FRONT SETAH….

TROOPERS MADE CONTACT AND IDENTIFIED THE INDIVIDUAL AS  29 YEAR OLD CHARLES  CALHOUN OF MUNFORDVILLE….AN  
ACTIVE METH LAB WAS ALSO LOCATED IN THE VEHICLE…...AND CALHOUN WAS CHARGED WITH MANUFACTURING METH,
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE-METH AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIS……



ARREST
04/06/17

IN CONNECTION WITH THE SHOOTING DEATH OF 27 YEAR OLD JENNIER HENDRICKS THAT HAPPENED IN BONNIEVILLE  MARH
14TH…..A HART COUNTY  INDICTMENT  WARRANT WAS SERVED BY STATE POLICE   ON 47 YEAR OLD  DAVID  ”RANDY”  FISHER…..
WHO’S LODGED IN THE HARDIN COUNTY JAIL…..
FISHER IS CHARGED WITH  MURDER….ATTEMPTED  MURDER…..TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE….AND PERSISTENT  
FELONY OFFENDER…..
THROUGH THE INVESTIGATION…..IT WAS  DETERMINED THAT FISHER ALSO FIRED AT THE TENANT OF THE
RESIDENCE……RESULTING IN THE ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGE……



FISHER
04/06/17

85 YEAR OLD CHARLES WILLIAM FISHER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED YESTERDAY (WED) AT HIS RESIDENCE…… FUNERAL  SERVICES
WILL BE TOMORROW (FRI) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT  GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN ALLEN COUNTY MEMORIAL
GARDENS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER ONE THIS AFTERNOON (THURS) AT THE FUNERAL HOME……


HE’S SURVIVED BY THREE SONS AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW; BEN CORNWELL, JOHN FISHER AND CHARLIE AND AMBER FISHER ALL
OF SCOTTSVILLE…..AND THREE DAUGHTERS; MARILYN LYLES OF BOWLING GREEN AND BECKY AND KELLI FISHER BOTH OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..NINE GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE…….




SPORTS
04/06/17

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH……THE PATRIOT BASEBALL  TEAM TANGLES  WITH NELSON COUNTY….







TREK AT THE TRACK
04/04/17

DUE TO ITS POPULARITY…..THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM’S….MOTORSPORTS PARK….IS OFFERING FREE  “TREK AT THE
TRACK”  NIGHTS   AGAIN THIS YEAR….

“TREK AT THE TRACK”  OFFERS   VISITORS THE OPPORTUNITY TO   JOG…. WALK……. SKATE……OR RIDE BICYCLES  ON THE
THREE-POINT-15 MILE ROAD COURSE…..

PET ARE WELCOME……IF THEY ARE ON A LEACH AND THEIR OWNERS CLEAN OUT AFTER THEM…..
ROLLER BLADES AND ROLLER SKATES ARE WELCOME……HOWEVER…. SKATEBOARDERS ARE ASK TO SUE THE SKATEPARK  
LOCATED DOWNTOWN….
HELMETS ARE REQUIRED……AND NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES ARE ALLOWED ON THE TRACK…..…..

“TREK AT THE TRACK” WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAYS…..WEATHER PERMITTING…..
TUESDAYS TO MAY 30TH….FROM FIVE TO SEVEN…..
TUESDAYS  FROM JUNE SIXTH   TO AUGUST  29TH…..FROM FIVE TO EIGHT….
AND TUESDAYS  IN SEPTEMBER…..FROM  FIVE TO SEVEN…….



FBI INVESTIGATION
04/04/17

STATE OFFICIALS SAY THE F-B-I  IS INVESTIGATING  CONTRACTORS  WHO  HAVE WORKED WITH THE KENTUCKY
TRANSPORTATION CABINET…..

THE CABINET  RECEIVED A GRAND JUR INDICTMENT LAST WEEK……REGARDING ANTI-TRUST ALLEGATIONS…..INVOLVING STATE
CONTRACTORS DATING BACK TO TWENTY-10……
A SPOKESPERSON  SAYS THE CABINET IS NOT THE TARGET OF THE INVESTIGAION AND THEY ARE COOOERATING FULLY……..
AND THEY HAVE   TOLD CONTRACTORS TO PRESERVE ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED  TO CONSTRUTION….PAVING…..OR ASHALT
PROJECTS……



ARREST-HOAX DEVISE
04/04/17

AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN CONNECTION  WITH A HOAX….EXPLOSIVE DEVICE…. THAT WAS FOUND ADHERED TO A READ
EXTERIIOR DOOR  AT THE LOGAN COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER  LAST WEEK….

STATE POLICE   ARRESTED  33 YEAR OLD JOSHUA DAVIS OF RUSSELLVILLE ON AN INDICEMTNE WARRANT  CHARGIN
TERRORISTIC THREATENING……



ARREST
04/04/17

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A GREENSBURG MAN IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEATH OF A CAMPBELLSVILLE WOMAN….

36 YEAR OLD KEITH WAYNE MORGAN IS CHARGED WITH TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE  AND ABUSE OF A CORPSE….

THEY BODY OF 28 YEAR OLD RONNA GADDIE WAS FOUND OVER AN EMBANLMENT….. OFF EDWIN WILLIAMS ROAD ON APRIL
FIRST OF THIS YEAR…HER CAUSE OF DEATH IS PENDING  THE RESULTS  OF TOXICOLOGY TESTS PERFORMED DURING AN
AUTOPSY……



HABEGGER
04/04/17

86 YEAR OLD BARBARA TROYER HABEGGER OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT HER RESIDENCE……FUNERAL SERVICES WILL
BE TOMORROW (WED) MORNING AT NINE-30 AT OAKWOOD MENNONITE CHURCH WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY….
VISITATION BEGINS AFTER TWO THIS AFTERNOON (TUES) AT TWO-69 STRAWBERRY LANE……

SHE’S SURVIVED BY FOUR SONS; JONATHAN OF HOLLAND AND REUBEN, ANDREW AND EDWARD ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FIVE
DAUGHTERS; LYDIA, ESTER AND LISA HABEGGER ALL OF SCOTTSVILLE, MARY MAZELIN OF MISSOURI AND CINDY YODER OF
PENNSLYVANIA…..AND TWO BROTHERS; JOHN TROYER OF MISSOURI AND MOSE TROYER OF TENNESSEE…….79
GRANDCHILDREN AND 18 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/04/17

AT THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH……THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM TAKES ON JEFFERSON TOWN….







FEED THE NEED
04/03/17

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHEN KENTUCKY HAS SET A RECORD BY COLLECTING  MORE THAN 109-THOUSAND ITEMS  IN THE “FEED
THE NEED” FOO DRIVE TAKING PLACE IN ALLEN….BARREN…..BUTLER…..HART…..LOGAN…..SIMPSON….AND WARREN
COUNTIES…..

THAT TOTAL IS AN 11-THOUSAND ITEM INCREASE IN DONATIONS FROM WHAT WAS COLECTED LAST YEAR  AND THE MOST THE
DRIVE HAS COLLECTED IN ANY ONE YEAR  SINCE IT  BEGAN IN TWO-THOUSAND-NINE…..WHEN 43-HUNDRED ITEMS WERE
COLLECTED……

IN ALLEN COUNTY….21-HUNDRED-73 ITEMS HAVE BEEN COLLECTED……



ALLTECH WINNERS
04/03/17

TEAMS FROM WESTERN KENTUUCKY UNIVERSITY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY  HAVE WON THE TOP PRISES IN THE
TWENTY-17……ALLTECH INNOVATION COMPETITION…….WITH EACH TEAM RECEIVING 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS……

THE WESTERN UNDERGRADUATE TEAM CAPTURED  FIRST PLACE WITH THEIR  PROGRAM AND DATABASE  THAT SUGGESTS
SONGS  TO USERS THAT ARE TAYLOR-MADE TO THEIR MUSICAL INTERERSTS…..AND THEY’RE PLANNING ON LAUNCHING THEIR
WEBSITE AND AN “APP” AT THE END OF THE YEAR…..

AND THE  TEAM FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY WON THE GRADUATE COMPETITION…..BY USING LEFTOVER STILLAGE
FROM THE BREWING AND DISTILLING PROCESS…..TO PRODUCE ACTIVATED CARBON AT A LOW COST…THAT IS HIGH-QUALITY
AND MORE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY…..

THE  “ALLTECH INNOVATION COMPETITION”  STARTED IN THE COMMONWEALTH AND IRELAND IN TWENTY-13…..



BUTLER RESURFACING
04/03/17

AS PART OF A  RESURFACING PROJECT ON KENTUCKY 27-13…… DEXTERVILLE/BANOCK ROAD IN BUTLER COUNTY…..WILL BE
CLOSED AT INDIAN CAMP CREEK   STARTING  TODAY THRU NEXT MONDAY……AS CREWS INSTALL A NEW CULVERT……

A DETOUR USING JAKE PHARRIS ROAD…..KENTUCKY  THREE-40…..AND KENTUCKY-70 IS IN PLACE  AND MESSAGE BOARD HAVE
BEEN PUT OUT…..

THE RESURFACING PROJECT IS TAKING PLACE FROM JUST NORTH OF KENTUCKY 22-60…….TO THE OHIO COUNTY LINE……AND
THE ENTIRE ROAD IS EXPECTED TO REOPEN  APRIL L 10TH……



MEETINGS
04/03/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK……
THE RELAY FOR LIFE COMMITTEE MEETS THIS AFTERNOON AT 5……

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

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 5 THE ALLEN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS  AND THE ART GUILD BOTH
MEET…..

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



SPORTS
04/03/17

THE PATRIOTS BEGIN PLAY IN THE FORT WALTON BEACH BASH  AS THEY TAKE ON BOYLE COUNTY……


SOUTH CAROLINA CLAIMED THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP WITH A 67 TO 55 WIN OVER MISSISSIPPI
STATE…..







CREWS NAME ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT
04/02/17

SCOTTSVILLE NATIVE  CORTNI CREWS HAS BEEN  NAMED  ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT FOR BARREN COUNTY SCHOOLS…..

CREWS BEGAN HER TEACHING AND COACHING CAREER IN THE ALLEN COUNTY/ SCOTTSVILLE DISTRICT……AND   TAUGHT FOR
A SHORT TIME IN JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOLS…..
IN THE FALL OF 1997….SHE BEGAN TEACHING AND COACHING AT BARREN COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL…..IN TWO-THOUSAND-
THREE  CREWS WAS SELECT AS ASSISTANT PRINCIAL AT BARREN COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL…..AND SHORLTY THEREAFER….
BECAME PRINCIAL…..….
AND IN TWENTY-11…SHE WAS NAMED DIRECTOR  OF PUPIL PERSONNEL……



SPRING BREAK TRAVEL
04/02/17

WITH SEVERAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS……INCLUDING ALLEN COUNTY…..OBSERVING SPRING BREAK THIS COMING WEEK……THE
KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET IS REMINDING MOTORISTS OF THE CLOSURE OF I-85….NEAR THE PIEDMONT ROAD
ROADWAY….IN ATLANTA……

A STATE OF EMERGENCY WAS DECLARED THURSDAY WHEN AN OVER-PASS DUE TO A FIRE……THE CAUSE OF THE BLAEZE IS
UNKNOWN……AND IT HASN’T BEEN DETERMINED HOW LONG REPAIRS ARE EXPECTED TO TAKE…..

DRIVERS ARE ENCOURAGE TO USE ALTERNATE ROUTES AND DETOURS TO AVIOD THE AFFECT AREAS…..WHICH CAN BE FOUND
ON-LINE AT…..AT
D-O-T-G-A-DOT-GOV……



WRIGHT
04/02/17

80 YEAR OLD JENNINGS CARROLL “TUFFY” WRIGHT OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED FRIDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE….
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH BURIAL IN MT. GILEAD CEMETERY
WITH NAVY MILITARY HONORS…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 TOMORROW (MON) MORNING AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS;  FAITH AND HOPE WRIGHT BOTH OF SCOTTSVILLE…..FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND A
GREAT-GRANDCHILD ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
04/02/17

THE  LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM WAS AT  HOME YESTERDAY….AND CAME OUT ON TOP OF THE BOYLE COUNTY LADY REBELS
IN A CLOST GAME…..

THE NEXT GAMES FOR THE LADY PATRIOT WILL BE NEXT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT THE BOB JONES TOURNAMENT IN
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA……







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS
03/31/17

ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING….THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN ALLEN DROPPED  FROM FOUR-
POINT-EIGHT PERCENT IN JANUARY…..TO FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN FEBRUARY…..AND THIS FEBRUARY’S JOBLESS RATE
WAS WELL BELOW THE FIVE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT RECORFED IN FEBRUATY OF LAST YESR……

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

AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH……JOBLESS RATES FELL IN 115 COUNTIES…ROSE IN THREE…..AND REMAINED THE SAME IN
TWO….
WOODFORD COUNTY  HAD THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE   AT THREE-POINT-FIVE PERCENT…..
AND   MAGOFFIN COUNTY RECORDED  THE HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE  AT 20-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT…….



WKU LEARN AND EARN
03/31/17

WITH NEW PARTNERSHIPS  AT KETUCKY DOWNS  AND MISSION CATERING…..WKU’s “LEARN AND EARN”  PROGRAM IS EX
TENDIGN SCHOLARHIP AND EMPLOYEMNT OPPORTUNITIES TO SIMPSON COUNTY…..

“LEARN AND EARN”  OFFERS PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT WITH REGIONAL BUSINESS PARTMENTS TO QUALIFIED
UNDERGRADUCATE AND GRADUATES STUDENTS…..
BESIDES PAYING WAGES…..THE BUSINESS PARTNER PROVIDES THE STUDENT WITH A PARTIAL TUITION SCHOLARHIP
THROUGHT THE COLLEGE HEIGHTS FOUNDATION…..CONTIGENT UPON SUCDESSFUL COMPLELTION OF THE  SEMESTER……

KENTUCKY DOWNS IS OFFERING  SEVEN TO 10 POSITIONS……AND MISSION CATERING IS OFFERING UP TO FIVE POSITIONS FOR
STUDENTS…..



GENERAL ASSEMBLY
03/31/17

AS THE TWENTY-17 SESSION OF THE KENTUCKY GENERAL  ASSEMBLY CAME TO A CLOSE LAST NIGHT…..…..
LAWMAKERS AGREED TO LET GOVERNOT MATT BEVIN BORROW   UP TO15-MILLON DOLLARS TO CONVINCE A COMPANY  TO
BRING  UP TO 500  FULL-TIME JOBS TO EASTERN KENTUCKY….
THE COMMONWEALTH IS IN THE RUNNING FOR A MAJOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT THAT WOULD BEING AN
INVESTMENT OF ONE-POINT-THREE BILLION DOLLARS…..ONE-THOUSAND CONTRUCTION JOBS…..AND 500 FULL-TIME JOBS
WITH AN ANNUAL SALARY OF  75-THOUSAND DOLLARS…..

ALSO YESTERDAY…..HOUSE BILL 13 WHICH PROPOSES A VETERAND NURSING HOME IN BOWLING GREEN WAS APPROVED….
THE MEASURE COMMIT 10-PONT-FIVE MILODN DOLARSS…..IN MATH SA BNOND FORE….FOR THE 90-BED FACILITY WHICH
WOULD SERVE VETERANS FROM ACROSS SOUTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY……



HARTMAN
03/31/17

78 YEAR OLD DOROTHY LOUISE HARTMAN OF BOWLING GREEN DIED YESTERDAY (THURS) AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT
BOWLING GREEN…..FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE TOMORROW (SAT) AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GOAD FUNERAL HOME WITH
BURIAL IN HICKORY HILL CEMETERY…..VISITATION BEGINS AFTER 11 THIS MORNING (FRI) AT THE FUNERAL HOME…..AND
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAY TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENESE….

SHE’S SURVIVED BY TWO SONS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW; BILL AND KIM OF TENNESSEE AND EDDIE AND TAMMY OF
ADOLPHUS…..TWO DAUGHTERS AND SON-IN-LAW; TERESA PIERCE AND CANDACE AND DARRELL PERRY ALL OF
SCOTTSVILLE…..A BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW; J-B AND DOROTHY WRIGHT OF FRANKLIN…..AND TWO SISTERS AND
BROTHER-IN-LAW; BEULAH AND RON MONROE OF INDIANA AND GERALDINE WRIGHT OF BOWLING GREEN…..NINE
GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN  ALSO SURVIVE……



SPORTS
03/31/17

THE LADY PATRIOT SOFTBALL TEAM IS AT BOWLING GREEN FOR A RESCHEDULED GAME……
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM GOES TO GREENWOOD…..
AND THE TENNIS TEAMS HOSTS MONROE COUNTY……







VETOS OVERRIDDEBN
03/30/17

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY  HAS OVER-RIDDEN  FOUR VETOS ISSUED BY GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN EARLIE THIS ……HOWEVER…..
LEGISLATIVE LEADERS SAY THE  OVERRIDES SHOULDN’T BE CONSTRUED AS A RIFT BETWEEN THE GOVERNOR AND
LAWMAKERS…...BUT RATHER A SIGNAL THAT THE CONSTITUTION WORKS…..

THIS WAS THE FRIST TIME SINCE TWENTY-13 THE LEGISLATURE HAS VOTED TO  OVERRIDE A GUBERNATORIAL VETO……

REPUBLICANS WON CONTROL OF THE HOUSE LAST NOVEMBER….ENDING NEALRY 100 YEARS OF DEMOCRATIC
CONTOL……AND VOTERS HAD ALREADY GIVEN THE  G-O-P CONTROL OF THE SENATE AND GOVERNOR’S OFFICE……



JUVENILE JUSTICE GRANTS
03/30/17

BEGINNING APRIL FIRST….THE KENTUCKY JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT  WILL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FOR A GRANT
PROGRAM…..THAT SUPPORTS ALTERNATIVES TO DETENTION….FOR LO-LEVEL  JUVENILE OFFENDERS…..

ABOUT 80-THOUSAND DOLLARS WILL BE AVAILABLE THRU THE   U-S DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR THE    “REDUCING OUT-OF-
HOME PLACEMENTS” GRANT PROGRAM…..

GRANT RECIPIENTS  MUST PROVIDE ALTERNATIVES TO SECURE DETENTION FOR JUVENILES WHO HAVE BEEN RELEASED
FROM  LAW  ENFORCEMENT CUSTODY…. WITH SUPERVISION…..OR HAVE BEEN RELEASED FROM COURT……

THE DEADLINE TO APPLY  IS MAY FIRST…..



ARREST
03/30/17

STATE POLICE SAY THE INDIVIDUAL….WHO WAS HOSPITALIZED AFTER BEING SHOT BY A 17 YEAR OLD…..….AFTER UNLAWFULLY
ENTERING A RESIDENCE IN EDMONCOUIN COUNTY ON MARCH 19TH…..WAS RELEASED FROM THE MEDICAL CENTER
YESTERDAY AND THE ARRESTED ON A WARRANT THAT HAD BEEN OBTAINED IN REFERENCE TO THE INVESTIGATION…..

51 YEAR OLD BURTON HOUCHIN OF BROWNSVILLE WAS  LODGED IN THE WARREN COUNTY REGIONAL  JAIL CHARGED WITH
BURGLARY……



SPORTS
03/30/17

THE LADY PATROT SOTBALL TEAM IS ON THE ROAD TO RUSSELL COUNTY….
THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAMS HOSTS WESTMORELAND….
THE TENNIS  TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON WARREN EAST…..
AND THE TRACK TEAM TRAVELS TO GLASGOW….



YESTERDAY  IN HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL….
THE PATRIOTS DROPPED AN 11 TO ONE DECISION TO GLASGOW…..







FISCAL COURT
03/29/17
06:05AM
NEWS

THERE WAS A GOOD CROWD ON HAND LAST NIGHT…..ASS ALLEN FISCAL COURT TRAVELED TO THE SOUTH ALLEN FIRE
DEPARTMENT  TO HOLD THEIR MEETING…. SECOND READING OF THE NEW POULTRY ORDIANCE WAS HELD…..

THREE INDIVIDUALS….AGAIN…..VOICED THEIR CONCERN OVER  AIR BORNE PARTICULANTS FROM THE POULTRY BARNS…..AND
THE ORDINANCE WAS GIVEN FINAL APPROVAL ON A FOUR-TO-TWO VOTE…..
THE COURT APROVED A RESOLUTION  WITH THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET  TO ACCEPT ONE-POINT-ONE  MILLION
DOLLARS  IN  ROAD AID FUNDS……
AND JUDGE HOBDY INFORMED THE COURT THAT COUNTY TREASURER MELBA PATRICK  WILL BE RESIGNING  NO LATER THAN
JUNE 30TH……AND THE COURT APPROVED HIRING HER REPLACE  IN ORDER TO BEGIN TRAINING…….



BEVIN VETOS
03/29/17

GOVERNOR MATT BEVIN HAS VETOED THREE BILLS AND A PORTION  OF A FOURTH…..
HE VOTED SENATE  BILL 91….WHICH WOOULD LET JUDGES ORDER PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESSES TO UNDERGO
OUTPATIRENT TREATMENT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES…..
HE VETOED HOSUE BILL FIVE-40….WHICH MADE IT A FELONY TO FLY DRONES IN A RESTRICTED AREA……
HE VETOED JOINT RESOLUNTION 57 WHICH NAMED VARIOUS ROADS IN THE COMMONWEALTH……
AND HE VETOED A PORTION OF HOUSE BILL FOUR-71….TO REMOVE LANGUAGE THAT WOULD ONLY LET THE GENERAL
ASSEMBLY SPEND MONEY FROM THE VOLKSWAGEN MITIGATION TRUST  AGREEMENT….
LAWMEKRS WILL RECONVENE TODAY……FOR THE FINAL  TWO DAYS OF THE SESSION…TO CONSIDER THE GOVERNOR’S
VETOS….WHICH THEY COULD OVERRIDE…..



POLICE SHOOTING
03/29/17

TWO PEOPLE WERE KILLED IN A SHOOTING…..INVOLVING TWO OFFICERS  FROM  THE ANCHORAGE POLICE DEPARTMENT…..

AT THE REQUEST OF ANCHORAGE POLICE…..THE LOUISVILLE  METRO POLICE….. PUBLIC INTEGRITY UNIT IS INVESTIGATING THE
INCIDENT……
NO OTHER DETAILS  ON THE SHOOTING HAVE BEEN RELEASED……



GLOW ORANGE
03/29/17

THE KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET  HAS ANNOUNCED THAT  NEXT WEEK…. APRIL THIRD THRU SEVENTHY…..WILL BE
“GLOW ORANGE KENTUCKY” WEEK….AN  INITIATIVE INSPIRED BY A NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO INCREASE WORK ZONE SAFETY
AWARENESS…….

RESIDENTS AND ORGANIZATIONS IN THE COMMONWEALTH  ARE ASKED TO SHOW SUPPORT BY ILLUMINATING BUILDINGS….
LANDMARKS…..BRIDGES…. STRUCTURES….. AND HOMES WITH THE COLOR ORANGE TO SHOW SUPPORT…….

THE PURPOSE OF   “GLOW ORANGE KENTUCKY”…..IS TO REMIND DRIVERS TO  SLOW DOWN….AVOID DISTRACTIONS……AND
EXERCISE CAUTION……

ACCORDING TO THE  FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION…..ONE PERSON DIES EVERY  13-HOURS…..AND ONE PERSON IS
INJURED EVERY 13-MINUTES  IN A WORK ZONE……..



VIETNAM VETERANS DAY
03/29/17

IN HONOR OF “VIETNAM VETERANS DAY” TODAY….

THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM WILL COMMERATE THE DAY BY PROVIDING COMPLIMENARY ADMISSION TO THEY MUSEUM….
TO VIETNAM VETERANS…..

VETERANS SHOULD CHECK IN AT THE ADMISSIONS CENTER…..



EMBERTON
03/29/17

48 YEAR OLD MICHAEL EMBERTON OF SCOTTSVILLE DIED SUNDAY AT THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN…..GRAVESIDE
SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT BROWN CEMETERY IN MONROE COUNTY…..

HE’S SURVIVED BY IS WIFE; ELISHA EMBERTON……HIS MORTHER AND STEP-FATHER; GERALDINE AND JOHN CONNER OF  
KENTUCKY……A SISTER; DARLENE LAMBIRTH OF EDMONTON AND TWO HALF-BROTHER; JAMES AND DAINEL PHILLIPS BOTH OF
ILLINOIS……



SPORTS
03/29/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM IS AT HOME TO TAKE ON GLASGOW……







FATAL-ALLEN
03/28/17

STATE POLICE RESPONDED  TO A TWO VEHICLE  INJURY  ACCIDENT YESTERDAY  MORNING…..ON VETERANS MEMORIAL
HIGHWAY  NEAR THE INTER-SECTION WITH DRY RIDGE ROAD….THAT CLAIMED A LIFE….

26 YEAR OLD JENNIFER MEADOR OF SCOTTSVILLE  WAS NORTHBOUND IN THE LEFT LANE  IN HER TWO-THOUSAND-EIGHT
ACURA….AND WHEN SHE CHANGED  INTO THE RIGHT LANE HER VEHICLE STRUCK THE REAR OF A MOPED BEING OPERATED BY
32 YEAR OLD JOEL THREATT OF SCOTTSVILLE….
THREATT….WHO WAS EJECTED FROM THE MOPED…..WAS TAKEN  BY E-M-S  TO THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE  AND
THEN  FLOWN  TO SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER…..WHERE  HE LATER DIED……

MEADOR WASN’T  INURED….AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES…..



GRAND JURY
03/28/17

THE ALLEN COUNTY GRAND JURY HAS HANDED DOWN INDICTMENTS ON SIX INDIVIDUALS…..
A FIVE COUNT INDICTMENT CHARGING ATTEMPTED  ARSON, THREE COUNTS OF WANTON ENGANGEMENT AND PERSISTENT
FELONY OFFENDER WAS RETURNED  AGAINST  26 YEAR OLD CODY E. PAYNE……25 YEAR OLD JAMES HOLLAND IS CHARGED IN
TWO….THREE COUNT INDICTMENTS WITH  POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE, POSSESSION OF DRUG
PARAPHERNALIA AND TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE……A TWO COUNT INDICTMENT CHARGING POSSESSION OF A
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA WAS RETURNED AGAINST 49 YEAR OLD JAMES
GRAVES……
20 YEAR OLD NICHOLAS MALLEY IS CHARGED IN A TWO COUNT INDICTMENT  WITH THEFT OF SERVICES AND CRIMINAL
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE……A SINGLE COUNT INDICTMENT  CHARGING  ASSAULT-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
WAS RETURNED AGAINST  45 YEAR OLD DONNIE SCOTT…..AND 46 YEAR OLD LARRY THACKER IS CHARGED IN A SINGLE COUNT
INDICTMENT WITH SEXUAL ABUSE-VICTIM UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE……
AND WE REMIND LISTENERS THAT AN INDICTMENT  IS A FORMAL CHARGE AND NOT PROOF OF GUILT……



BOAT REGISTRATION
03/28/17

WITH THE BOATING SEASON RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER…..THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF VEHICLE REGULATION IS
ALERTING BOATERS OF A RECENT CHANGE IN FEDEAL LAW REGARDING THE REGISTRATION AND RENEWEL  PROCESS FOR
VESSELS….

STARTING IN JANUARY…..BOAT OWNERS  WILL NEED TO VERIFYY ALL  “HULL INDEDTIFICATION NUMBERS”   WHEN RENEWING
OR APPLYING FOR NEW REGISTRATIONS……ALL  “H-I-N”  REGISTRATIONS MUST BE VALID AND FORMATTED CORRECTLY IN
ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE NEW LAW……AND IF A “HULL IDENTIFICATION  NUMBER” IS MISSING OR NOT FORMATTED
PROPERLY….. THE BOATER MUST APPLY FOR A NEW ONE…..
RENEWAL POSCARDS  FOR  TWENTY-17  WILL ALSO  BE MAILED TO KENTUCKY BOAT OWNERS…..NOTIFYING THEM OF THE NEW
REQUIREMENT AND REQUIRED COMPLIANCE BY THE TWENTY-18 RENEWAL PERIOD…..
AND WHEN REGISTERING  OR RENEWING THIS YEAR…..A MESSAGE  ATTACHED TO THE REGISTRATION OR RECEIPT WILL
NOTIFY INDIVIDUALS THEY WILL NOT BE ABLE TO RENEW THEIR REGISTATION IN TWENY-18 WITHOUT A VALID “HULL
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER”……



PURA CAP EXPANDING
03/28/17

PURA-CAP LABORATORIES IN FRANKLIN…..IS EXPANDING ITS OPERATIONS WITH A TWO-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLAR
INVESGMENT….THAT WILL CREATE 30 FULL-TIME JOBS……

THE PROJECT COMES NEARLY A YEAR AFTER PURA-CAP PURCHASED BLU PHARMACEUTICALS….A PRRVATELY HELD GENERIC
PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY…. WHICH LOCATED IN FRANKLIN IN TWO-THOUSAND-SEVEN….

IN THIS PROJECT……THE COMPANY PLANS ON ADDING TWO MORE PACKAGIN SUITES……AND NO CONSTRUCTION WILL BE
DONE…..AS THE CURRENT 180-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT BUILDING  IS LARGE ENOUGH TO HOUSE THE EXPANSION……



SPORTS
03/28/17

THE LADY PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAMS ENTERTAIN GLAGOW THIS AFTERNOON……
AND THE PATRIOT VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY  BASEBALL TEAMS ARE AT HOME TO PLAY GLASGOW……
AND KYLE HARWOOD WILL HAVE THE ACTION  FROM THE VARSITY  GAME…..ON       99-POINT-THREE……LOVE-FM…..
WVLE……STARTING  AROUND FIVE THIS AFTERNOON…….







KY TAX REFUNDS
03/27/17

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

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

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



TRAUGHBER MECHANICAL EXPANDING
03/27/17

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

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

TRAUGHBER LOCATED IN FRANKLIN IN 1992…..



DIRT BIKE ACCIDENT
03/27/17

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

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

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



FATAL-ADAIR
03/27/17

AN ACCIDENT IN ADAIR COUNTY CLAIMED A LIFE….

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

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

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



SPORTS
027/17

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







ANDERSON
3/25/17

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

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


KY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS
03/24/17

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

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



GOUPOL
03/24/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/24/17

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







KY FEDERALLY DEPENDENT
03/22/17

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

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

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



MED CENTER INFO COMPROMISED
03/22/17

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

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

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

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



ACCIDENT-WARREN
03/22/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/22/17

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


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

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







SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT
03/21/17

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



ARREST
03/21/17

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

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



PURSIT
03/21/17

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

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



FLOWER REMOVAL
03/21/17

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



BARREN DOCTOR SENTENCED
03/21/17

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

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



SCHOOL BOARD
03/21/17

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



PLANNING AND ZONING
03/21/2017

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

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



FREEMAN
03/21/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/21/17

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



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

AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..

LOUSIVLE DEFEATED TENNESSEE 75 TO 64…….







WILLOUGHBY
03/24/17

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

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



FATAL-ALLEN
03/20/17

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

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



SHOOTING-EDMONSON
03/20/17

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

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

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



SENIOR SCAMS
03/20/17

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

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

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



ROBBERY-HOMICIDE
03/20/17

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

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

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



MEETINGS
03/20/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAR THIS WEEK….

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

THURSDAY NIGHT THE JAYCEES MEET AT 7…….



LIVESAY
03/20/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/20/17

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

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



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


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

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

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







BOIL WATER ADVISORY
03/17/17

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



SITE SELECTION
03/17/17

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

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

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

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



HEALTH CARE
03/17/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/17/17

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

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

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

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



AT THE WOMEN’S N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…..

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


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







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RISES
03/16/17

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

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

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




ARREST
03/16/17

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



ARREST
03/16/17

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

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

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

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



PURSUIT
03/16/17

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

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

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

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



CIVICS TEST
03/16/17

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

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

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



FLEMING
03/16/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/16/17

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


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


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

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

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

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







ARREST-ALLEN
03/15/17

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

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

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



MURDER ARREST
03/15/17

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

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

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



ARREST
03/15/17

SOME ARRESTS BY SCOTTSVILLE POLICE…..

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

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



WIZARD OF OZ
03/15/17

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

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

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




WEED TREATMENT
03/15/17

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

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

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



EMAIL SCAM
03/15/17

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

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

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



SHOOTING-HART
03/15/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/15/17

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


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

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







CITY COUNCIL
03/14/17

AT LAST NIGHT’S SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING…..CITY SUPERINTENDENT WILLIAM THOMASON INFORMED THE
COUNCIL THAT THE CHEROKEE DRIVE SEWER LINE PROJECT HAD BEEN COMPLETED IN 12-DAYS……

ON A THREE  TO ONE VOTE……WITH TWO COUNCIL MEMBERS ABSENT….APPROVAL WAS GIVE TO INCREASEING THE
INSURANCE LICENSE FEE FROM SIX TO  SEVEN PERCENT…..AND A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO SIGN
DOCUMENTS TO REINSATE HAZARDOUS DUT RETIRMENT FOR POLICE OFFICERS…..EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER FIRST….WAS ALSO
APPROVED……

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



FERRY PARKING
03/14/17

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

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

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



ACCIDENT-HART
03/14/17

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/14/17

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


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







BOIL WATER ADVISORY
03/13/17

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



TELEPHONE HELP
03/13/17

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

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

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



MURDER-SUICIDE
03/13/17

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

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

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



FATAL-WARREN
03/13/17

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

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

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




FIREFIGHTERS TO OKLAHOMA
03/13/17

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



MEETINGS
03/13/17

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

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

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



CITY COUNCIL
03/13/17

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



SPORTS
03/13/17

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


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

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

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








CLIBURN
3/12/17

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

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



BILBREY
3/12/17

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

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



TURNER
3/11/17

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

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



SAFETY REPORT
03/10/17

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

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

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

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



MONROE METH LAB
03/10/17

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

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

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




PENCE IN LOUISVILLE
03/10/17

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



SPORTS
03/10/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM TAKES ON DAVIESS COUNTY AT SOUTH WARREN


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

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

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







FAMILY ADVENTURE QUEST
03/09/17

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

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

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

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



MURDER ARREST
03/09/17

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

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

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



BESHEAR TO INTERVENE IN WKU SUIT
03/09/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/09/17

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



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

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

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







MEAL APP
03/08/17

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

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

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

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



HEALTH INSURANCE
03/08/17

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



REAL ID
03/08/17

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

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



NEW GLASGOW HIGH PRINCIPAL
03/08/17

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



VEHICLE-PEDESTRIAN FATAL
03/08/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/08/17

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

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

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







PURSUIT
03/07/17

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

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



KY 2016 JOBLESS RATE DROPS
03/07/17

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

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

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



KY SAFEST CITIIES
03/07/17

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

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

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

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



CONSUMER PROTECTION WEEK
03/07/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/07/17

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





DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
03/06/17

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

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

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



JAPAN TRADE MISSION
03/06/17

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

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

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

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



FATAL HIT AND RUN
03/06/17

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

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

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

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




OPEN MIC
03/06/17

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

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

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



MEETINGS
03/06/17

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

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

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



BOWLES
03/06/17

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

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



ANDERSON
03/06/17

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

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




SPORTS
03/06/17

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







KY UNEMPLOYMENT RISES
03/03/17

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

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

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



SPECIAL SESSION
03/03/17

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

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

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



ARREST
03/03/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/03/17

THE PATRIOT BASEBALL TEAM SCRIMMAGES EDMONSON COUNTY……


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







WORK ZONE INPUT
03/02/17

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

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

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION  IS  MARCH 17TH……



MURDER ARREST
03/02/17

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

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



HUMANA CUTTING JOBS
03/02/17

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

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

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



NEW DUI LAW
03/02/17

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

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

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



BROWN
03/02/17

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

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



SPORTS
03/02/17

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

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

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







SEVERE WEATHER
03/01/17

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

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



FISCAL COURT
03/01/17

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

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



FACE BOOK SCAM
03/01/17

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

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

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



UNITED WAY FOOD DRIVE
03/01/17

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

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

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



MISSING TEEN
03/01/17

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
03/01/17

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

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

LOGAN COUNTY WAS THIRD AND BOWLING GREEN FOURTH……


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

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



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

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

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







CITY COUNCIL
02/28/17

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

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



ONLINE NOTARY APPLICATION
02/28/17

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

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

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



INMATE
02/28/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/28/17

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



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

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







SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS
02/27/17

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




USDA OFFICE CLOSED
02/27/17

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



ELDER ABUSE
02/27/17

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

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

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

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



ARREST
02/27/17

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

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



SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS
02/27/17

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

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

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



MEDICAL CARE COSTS
02/27/17

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

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

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

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



KY FARM BUREAM TO WASHINGTON
02/27/17

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

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



FOOD CHECK OUT DAY
02/27/17

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

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

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



MEETING CALENDAR
02/27/17

ON THE MEETING CALENDAT THIS WEEK….

SCOTTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEET TONIGHT AT 6….

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

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



SPORTS
02/27/17

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

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


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







GRAND JURY
02/24/17

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


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

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



MED CENTER ACCREDDITATION
02/24/17

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

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

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

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



HIGHWAY MAP
02/24/17

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

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

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

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



LAURE COUNTY INDIVIDUAL SENTENCED
02/124/17

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

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



ACCIDENT
02/24/17

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

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



MISSING PERSON FOUND
02/24/17

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

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

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



ARREST
02/24/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/24/17

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

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

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







NEWS DG DISTRIBUTION CENTER
02/23/17

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

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

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

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



NEW BRIDGE
02/23/17

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

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

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



CLIBURN
02/23/17

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

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



LEE
02/23/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/23/17

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

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







SCHOOL BOARD
02/22/17

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

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



ELECTION TURN OUT
02/22/17

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

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

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

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



CLINE
02/22/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/22/17

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

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



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

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

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







FATAL
02/21/17

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

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



LABOR POSTERS
02/21/17

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

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

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



UOFL BUDGET
02/21/17

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

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

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



ARREST
02/21/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/21/17

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


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



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







NEW BARREN RIVER STATE PARK MANAGER
02/20/17

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

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

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



ARREST
02/20/17

AN ARREST BY SCOTTSVILLE POLICE…..

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



MURLEY
02/20/17

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

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



ARREST
02/20/17

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

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

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

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



MEDICAID COVERAGE
02/20/17

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

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

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

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



CORVETTE MUSEUM CURATOR
02/20/17

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

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

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



VEHICLE IDLE LAW
02/20/17

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

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

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



EXPERIMENT
02/20/17

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

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

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



MEETINGS
02/20/17

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

TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 5 THE BOARD OF EDUCATION  MEETS….

THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 THE JAYCEES MEET…..



SPORTS
02/20/17

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

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







PATRIOT AND LADY PATRIOT GAME
2-18-17

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

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

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




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



VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED
2-18-17

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


SHIPPED GOOD UP IN KENTUCKY
2-18-17

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

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

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




GLASGOW PHARMASIST TO SERVE ON BOARD
2-18-17

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

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



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



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



ARREST
02/17/17

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

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



BOIL WATER ADVISORY
02/17/17

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



ACCIDENT
02/17/17

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

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



MANDRELL
02/17/17

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

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



BLOOD MOBILE
02/17/17

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

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

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



DISABLED PARKIGN DECALS
02/17/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/17/17

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

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



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

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

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

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

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







PASSPORT FAIR
02/16/17

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

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



CIRT
02/16/17

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

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

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

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



CIRT
02/16/17

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/16/17

ON THE SCHEDULE FOR TODAY….

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

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


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

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

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





BOIL WATER ADVISORY
02/15/17

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



VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
02/15/17

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

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

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

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



TWO FATALS
02/15/17

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

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

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



HUMANA LEAVING
02/15/17

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

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

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



BOWER
02/15/17

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

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



JOHNSON
02/15/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/15/16

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

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



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

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

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

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







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

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

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

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

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



DEATH INVESTIGAION
02/13/17

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

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

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



CITY COUNCIL
02/14/17

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

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/14/17

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

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







ARREST
02/13/17

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

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




ARREST
02/13/17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



BROADY
02/13/17

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

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



KY TAX REFUNDS
02/13/17

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

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

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

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



LAFAYETTE DOUBLE HOMOCIDE
02/13/17

TENNESSEE AUTHORITIES ARE INVESTIGATING A DOUBLE HOMOCIDE IN LAFAYETTE…

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







SHOOTING ARREST
02/13/17
06:05AM

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

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

HOLDER REMAINS IN VANDERBILT MEDICAL CENTER…..



DEATH INVESTIGATION
02/13/17

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

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



FIRE AND ARREST
02/13/17

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

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

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



MEETINGS
02/13/17

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

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

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



DOLLAR GENERAL EXPANSION
02/13/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/13/17

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


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

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







BURGLARY
02/10/17

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

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

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



TORNADO
02/10/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/10/17

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

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



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

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







VISITORS GUIDE
02/09/17

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

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

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



CAMPBELLSVILLE FIELD HOUSE BURNS
02/09/17

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

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

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



STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH
02/09/17

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

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



HOLLAND
02/09/17

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

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



SPORTS
02/09/17

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

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






GUTIERREZ
02/08/17

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

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



HEALTH INSURANCE
02/08/17

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

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

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

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



YUM CENTER
02/07/17

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

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



CHILD ABUSE UP
02/08/17

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

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

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



SPORTS
02/08/17

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

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

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


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

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

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







ALLEN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE INCREASES
01/27/17

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

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

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



FISCAL COURT
01/27/17

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

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

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



ECONOMIC NEWS
01/27/17

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

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



AMISH LAWSUIT
01/27/17

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

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



WANTED PERSON
01/27/17

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

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

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



SAFFELL
01/27/17

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

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



SPORTS
01/27/17

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


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







FISCAL COURT POULTRY PRODUCTION
01/26/17

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

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



KINDERGARTEN AGE CUTOFF
01/26/17

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

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

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



WKU SUMMER PROGRAM
01/26/17

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

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

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



RICHARDS
01/26/17

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

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



SPORTS
01/26/17

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







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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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







PURSUIT
01/25/17
06:05AM

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

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

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

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





LOCAL OPTION ELECTON
01/25/17

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

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

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

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



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

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



SPORTS
01/25/17

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


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